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THE ARGUS. SATURDAY. 'DECEMBER, H 1891.
Btrgaios at tbe Lndoto. -
Music boxes h. Taylor's-
Choice ounit poultry t Young's.
IIib prices kild at the London.
Masquerade at Armor? ball tonight.
The Pulse of New York", at the thea
The Lindon bus the latest novelties in
Choice oranges 20c per do sn at
Dress fine and be happy at the Lon
Don't forget that J. Ramser has the
largest variety in the c'ty.
Underwear and overwear at unheard
of low price9 at the London.
Have you seen the great variety of
stone rings at J. Ksmser's.
Gracie E;na:ett in "The Pulse of New
Yoik" at Harper's theatre tonight.
If you are looking for a Christmas
present in silver go to Ilmer'a.
Buy your best gill a fine ladies' desk
for Christmas at G. O. Iluckstacdt's. '
For jewelry go to J. Ramsar. He has
he lsrge6t stock to select from in the city.
A. J. Blethan and A. R. Stoddard, of
Briar Bluff, were in the citv last evening
Bargans of all bargai-s are the 9 8?
all wool kersey overcoats at the London.
George D. Moore and E B Stone of
Port Byron, were in town yesterday a
Turkeys and chickens dressed to order,
wholesale and retail at Buocher Bros.'
W. A. Gilpin, of Scranton, Pa , is in
the city ppending a few days with rela
tives and friends.
An elegant free lunch will be served at
Murrin's new saloon on Twenty-fourth
street and Fourth avenue tonight.
When looking for a Christmas present
for a gentleman don't forget to call on
Lloyd & Stewart.
Now is tbe time to get some of those
beautiful neckties al Lloyd Jk Stewart's
before the selection is broken .
About 130 students of Augustana Col
lege left last night acd this morning for
their homes to spend their holiday vaca
tion. O, Jennie, what shall I give bim for
Christmas? One of those fine meer
schaum cigar holders.like those in Glock
The grnJ miq'ierde ball given by
tbe employes of Hirper's theatre occurs
at A-mory hall this evening. Costumes
for rent at the hall.
The Rick Island public schools closed
1 ast evening for tbe holiday vacation of
tvo weeks. In many of tbe buildings
appropriate exercises were held.
O. mtmraa, I have saveH f 2 in nickels
and pennies, what shall I buy for papa
for Christmas? Why, a boi of cigars at
J. J. Johnson, of Omtba, who has
been in the city for a dy or two, states
th it bis firm w ill resume operations
th ugh probably with some difference in
tb title of tbe firm.
Frederick Hass is in receipt of a check
-oi $230 from President R R, Cable of
thii Rock Island road to partially re im
bu se him for money personally expended
in 'jebalf of (he viaduct. Mr. Hass is
still short 100.
Oa account of the competition of the
Postal Telegraph companv, the Western
I'o on will remove its Davenport office to
i he corner or Brady and Second" streets.
On account of tbe lark of competition in
Mo ine the Westtrn Union will not come
to tbe center of tbe city as had been ex
pec ed last fall. Moline Dispatch.
L'rs. D. L. Wheelock. of Moline, died
yesierlay from the effects of a stroke of
apoolexv with which she was attacked
last Sunday, aged 6t. She came to Illi
nois with her family about 1S45 and set
tled at Wayne, Dupsge county. There
she as married to Mr. Wheelock who
now mrvives her, in January, 1S51. Mr.
and Mrs. Wheelock removed to Moline
in tbe spring of 1863, and that city and
Washington, Iowa, has sicca been their
A Xovrl Karr .
Three young men of Rock Island are
just low engaged in a novel contest as to
who shall mate the best showing in rais
ing a mustache in three months. They
have signed a solemn compact dating
from the 10th of December, and on
March 10 the one - whose hirsute adorn
ment shows tbe least inclination of de
velopment must foot the expense of a $10
champagne supper. The contestants are
Joser h Scberer. M. Lee Gait and Herman
Detjeas. Ech is confident of success.
and it affords any amount of amusement
to thoe on the inside to note the degree
of pride, not to siy anxiety, with which
all are watching the progress of that crop
on which so much depends. It is what
might in a dual sense be called a
raise 'of the mustsche.
Xew Ipd mare.
John Evans and R. C. Cool have open
ed a wholesale and retail feed store on
Third avenue between Eighteenth and
Nineteenth streets in Dauber's old shop,
where thv will be d1i?&si! ta furnish
their friends with all kiads of feed by the
busbel or wagon load.
Evans & Cool.
Your Attention Please.
You bra looking for a suitable Xtras
gift for a relation or dear friend. Don't
worry any longer, but go at once to
and if you don't see jut what von want,
a'k tV.r it, for be has loais of fine goods
stowed away for want of space to display
them. There is no gift more appropii
ate or lasting than a well selected piece
of jewelry. You will find the largest as
sortment to eelect from at J. Ramser's.
He can show you all known precious
stones st upon beautiful dniiina. He
can suggest many suitable articles which
you perhaps could not call to mind. He
is always pleased to show goods even if
you don't buy. Remember ibe place.
1827 Second Avenue. Rock Island
That's Good for All the Year.
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Annual Clearance Sale.
Bttwen now and tbe tiret of
the year we shall follow our an
nual custom of closing out our
etock ad c'oae as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking of purchasing a
piano or organ will ctrtainly
save money and do well by call
ing on D. Hoy Bowlby, 1726
Second avenue, Rock Island.
We guarantee pri es and terms
to suit those who wish to buy
for holiday presents. We still
handle the old reliable HalJet
& Davis and Em-rson pianos,
which our boust has bandied
continuously for 30 years thit
alone will recommend and our
iS'ew Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and get prices; no trouble
to ahow goods. We have on
hand a few good upright pianos
which have been rented or used
for concerts. We positively
guarantee to mate prices on
second hand instruments that
will sell them to anyone who
wants a piano; we don't pro
pose to carrr over the first of
J anuary anything second-band.
win sea on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
13. Rov Kowlljv.
M c I NTIRE Big
The sort of tree that pleases patrons
not onlv at Christmas, but from Christ
mas to Christmas. A tree bearing tbe
fru't this does can only stand as the out
growth of a reputable firm stalwart,
sundsrd, staple li through the year
t2 You'll find those things aud they
are what wise people look for our
strong attractions. But all this is pre
liminary; what we want to mention
specially is that we have just opened a
bright, fresh, new assortment for the
holidays of umbrellas in the newest
S lk handkerchiefs, very exquisite.
Initial handkerchiefs, rerfect beauties.
Silk and cashmere mutt! era, a beautiful
present. Neckwear, a rich assortment.
Kid gloves and mittens, something use
ful. Satin fuspenders, they'll make bis
heart glad. Niitht robes, most beautiful
Drop in and tes us; no trouble to ihow
1728 Second Ave.
Express and Moving.
All order promptly attended to. Char
VW Leave order at K. Trenamao'a Harnaw
rhopoa Market eqnare
Handkerchiefs for ladies.
Handkerchiefs for gents.
Handkerchiefs for every
Silk handkerchiefs, 2Jc.
Gents' large white hanker
Immense assortment of
1c, 3c, 4c and 5c.
A handsome variety in
silk and wool. Attend
this handkerchief sale and
Ladies' black m ,ha'!r
Ladies black satin si
Ladies' woo skirls.
Table sets, linen.
Black silks. '
i useful articles
Rock Island. Illinois.
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We Must Unload Our Large Stock of
Dining" and Parlor Tables
Antique oak high back dining chairs, cane seat rockers, easy
chairs, fancy upholstered rockers, lounges and couches, carpets,
rugs and table covers, a nice assortment; matresses, bedding
blankets and comforters, carpet sweepers, useful and ornamental:
' Albums, lamps, comb and brushsets, smoking and shaving sets, clocks and silver-plated ware,
pictures and easels at prices sure to please; ladies' desks, book cases, library cases, music cabinets,
and many other useful and appropriate Holiday Gifts.
CASH OR CREDIT; AT GASH PEICES.
Telephone o. J-ls
it Sttuda.yji till 10.