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THE ARGUS. MONDAY. 1;EC EMBER ; 2 I 189L
Diaries at Taylort.
High prices killed at the London.
pecil Bale of plush goods at the Fair
tonight. - '
S. F. Lvnde, of Chicago, spent Sunday
in the city. ' J
The London has the latest novelties in
We challenge competition on every
point t the London.
25 per cent off on all silverware at
Will R, Johnson's.
Telephone 1187 to W. A. Ehleb, 305
Headquarters for Christmas goods at
Clemann & Silzmann's.
Everyone knows or should know of the
C. A. Spauldinz, of Albany, N. Y., is
in the city visiting friends.
Headquarters for Christmas good) it
Clemann & Salzmann's.
Poultry in large quantities for Christ'
xias, atW. A. Ehleb's.
Gus Stengel, Sr., left last night for a
few day' visit in Chicigo.
Heat quarters for Christmas goods at
Clemann & Salzmann's.
Sweet mixed pickles and white onions
in bulk, at W. A. Ehleb's.
Oliver Oietn is expected borne from
the south this evening.
All clean oats and corn at Evans &
Cool's on Market square.
Underwear and underwear at unheard
of low prices, at the London.
10 piece bedroom toilet sets, $3 each
to close, at McCabe Bros.'
Arguments are1 useless goods and
prices talk at the London.
W. A. Ebleb has just received some
fine bulk and bottled olives.
f 1 25 saved on every ?5 worth of
goods bought at the London.
Good goods will stand inspection. See
our light on same at Taylor's.
For corn, oats and baled hay go to
Evan & Cool on Market square.
Cloaks. Mclniire Bros, are making
deep cuts in the cloak department.
II. A. Grover. a real estate dealer of
Chicago, is in the city on business.
Wi'.l cloee 'em out dolls, dishes and
toys, at McCabe Bros'., at any price.
For Sale Cheap Steinway rquare
piano at No. 730 Nineteenth street.
S. J. Kea'or and C. A. Rose went to
Chicigo Stlurday night on bus'nness.
If you want cloaks at low prices Vc
Inure Bros, are the people to buy of.
Bargains of all bargains are the $9.87
all wool kersey overcoats at the London.
110 piece dioner sets, f3 to close, at
McCabe Bros. Annex will close January
Ten handkerchiefs at McCabe Bros.,
being four o- five for each family in the
Lost A gold medal beariog owner's
time. Finder please return to this of
ce. J. F. Lardner. treasurer of ihe street
railway company, gos to Chicago to
Mrs. Dr. Hartford, of Cassville, Wis,
is visiting Conductor and Mrs. A. H.
Something suitable for Christmas pres
entseal caps, muffs, and gloves at
Circuit Clerk Gamble is confined to his
home in Moline with a severe attack of
Mrs Fnil Miller, who has been visiting
in Chicago for two weeks, is expected
Bear in mind the Ymas mince pie and
cake sale at Ilasmussen's art rooms Wed
In it What, in ii? Why Taylor. whtn
it comi'S to holiday good) is bead over
heels in tbe swim .
Li mburs; & Detlcfsen are presenting
their friends aud patrons with a hand
some calendar for '92-
Tbe big handkerchief sale is at Mcln
tire Bros'. Largest assortment, choicest
styles and lowest prices.
Hereafter tbe fire alarm will be blown
frcm the water works whistle according
to boxes instead of wards.
A handsome embossed plush comb and
brush set worth SI. 23 will be sold for
12 cen'.s tonight at the Fair.
The London is kecpirg house this
week and next week. Come in and help
yourself to our bargains.
Sharp cuts in jackets. Notice" prices
o the goods displayed in McCabe Bros.'
large east show window.
Faul du Chaillu, whose lecture in Mo
il ne was postponed last week by illness,
will be delivered in a few days.
Harry Gil more arrived home Saturday
ignt from Chester, Fa., where he baa
been attending a military school.
Mansill's almanac and planetary mi
laorology for 1802 has made its appeals
ance. It is tbe work of Rock Island's
Used ia Millions of Homes
astronomer and prognosticate Richard
Mans 11, and as usual abounds with infer
mation that is interesting snd useful.
Rev. John II, Kerr, has gone to
con'o, Win., to attend the dedicatory
serv ces of a church of his former charge
Tht Deane pumps for the enlarged Ca
b'e filler at the Rock Island water-wo ks
arrived this morning.
Fins young turkeys, ducks, geese and
chickt ns, oysters in can or bulk, cran
berrie, sweet cider and fruits Of all
kinds, at W. A. Ehleb's.
Johnny McCatty, residing with Mrs.
Raffcrty on Fourth avenue, leaves tomor
row for Wabasha, Minn, to begin the
study of telegraphy.
A telegram from Billy Catton, who is in
Chicago, states that Jim Hall, tbe Cham
pion n iddle weight, will be an attraction
at Tbe Club sam.ole rooms tonight.
Joseph Miller, Peter Scherer, Mrs
F's'ur and Mrs. Koehler returned this
morning from St Louis where they at
tended the funeral of Mrs. George Miller.
The 3eneseo News records the sudden
death ia that city of C. P Ooer. - The
deceas. d was a printer by trade, and
man? years ago published the Port By
ron Weekly Timts, tbe first paper issued
from that place.
Billy O'Brien, tbe St. Paul pugilist, is
in tbe city the guest of John Gipson.
He is in training to meet Jo Flaherty, of
Lowell, Mass., in a light weight glove
contest at Davenport Jan. 6. for $100 a
tide and gate receipts.
The village of Stronghurst, Hi., oppo
site Ft. Madison, is again highly in
fUmed ever the striking of more natural
gas Tbe residents are preparing for a
large boom, and real estate is advancing
so fas', ii will soon be out of sight.
The London show windows, presenting
as they do a Sinta Claus scene on one
side, and two sides of domestic life on
the othet, are attracting much attention,
as well a) admiration of the public sp rit
and good taste of this popular fiim.
Lloyd fc Stewart bare shown their en
terprise and ingenuity in tbe little train
which traverses the elevated track in
their east display window. The artistic
arrangement of wearing apparel through
which it passes has also attracted much
Chief Ramskill is prolific in his praise
of tbe Miller hand extinguisher which
effectually subdued yesterday morning's
Are. The two extinguishers which the
hook and ladder company always carry
were presented to tbe department by
Aid. Huesing, who is agent here for
A preci( e has been filed in the circuit
clerk's ofl ce for a $500 damtge suit of
John Ktthanry, of Mo'inc, against the
city of Ro k Island for the loss of a horse
which wii killed by running into the
large rollt r used on the pavement at
Thirly-eigt th street a few weeka ago.
The suit was brought through William
Meeae the complainant's attorney.
At a meet ing of the Rock Island Trav
eling Men's association Saturday night a
committee oomposed'of President J. W.
Welch, Ss-.retary Harry Bstock, and
Messrs. J. V. Bailey, C. F.Gietier and
F. C Wakefield were appointed to ar
range for a banquet sometime in the near
fnture. The directors were instructed to
look for suitable rooms.
A fire ala-m from box 33 at 1:4 J Sun
day morning called the department to the
old frame tuildiagon Second avenue,
occupied by the blue Front at loon. The
department responded quickly, but there
was scarcely any need, as the fl trues were
easily extinguished with a band extin
guisher, so that there was no cal unity.
unless, per hips, it was in tbe fact that
the old trap didn't burn down.
The count il promises to have an inter
esting session tonight, when the bids will
be opened for the paving of Third ave
nue, Nineteenth street and Commercial
alley. BesMes the Rock ford Construc
tion company, which is our own industry
and probably a number of local firm!.
Contractors Smith, of Chicago, and E.E
Worthington, of the Cleveland Stone
company will be among those interested.
As tbe viaduct approaches completion
and the flooring and walks are put on,
the suggestion has been made would it
not be a gc od plan to provide some
screen to obstruct the view of locomo
tives approaching in tbe yards below, the
sight of whici to horses accompanied by
tbe steam coming up through the floor
might cause trouble. This applies only
to the bridge part over the railroad
E lward Mcrrin opened his elegant new
sample rooms oi Fourth avenue and
Twenty-first street with a grand
lunch on Saturday evening. It has some
j of tbe finest interior decorations of any
I sample room in tbe tri -cities and the fix-
40 Yean;, the Standard
tures are right in keeping witn the ex
terior appearance of the building which
are iDdtcatiocs of Mr, Murrio's enterprise
The manner in which it wiikbe conducted
will no doubt make it one of, tbe most
popular places of its kin 1 in tbe city.
Tbis is tbe season of tbe year when all
men should feel kindly toward their fel
low men, and when does a man feel more
at peace with til mnnkind than when be
has partaken of a haariv meal? L't
the individual who is looking for a holi
day dinner visit the market of H Trercan
& Sons and feast his eye on the variety
of meats, game and fish, which is con
stantly kept on hand. A special holiduy
bill of fare is now on band, which in
eludes venison, antelope, lobsters, red
snapper, shell oysters, clams and turkeys,
ducks, chi kons and celery to your
J. S. Jones had George Brown and
wife (colored) arrested this morning for
disposing of property on which he held a
Ada Gussie and Minnie Behensee were
arrested on Second avenue last night by
Capt. Long and Officer Carlson for dis
orderly conduct. They were fined f 10
Wallace Humphrey swore out a war
rant Siturday charging George Washing
ton, the gentlemanly colored individual
well known in the city, with the larceny
of furniture, etc.. from tbe abo 'e of the
former. The case is being heard by Mag
istrate Wivill ibis afternoon.
The mother and a sister of the girl who
tried to work Rock 1-jUmI merchants a
few weeks ago on bogus orders are in the
city trying to bave tbe case se tied.
Their story is something to the iff. ct
that she was induced to wcrk the game
by a married man from Streator. who was
in the city at the xm but disappeared
when the girl was arrestel
John Borsn was arrested by Nigh
Captain Long last night, charged with
Stealing a borse and buggy belonging to
M. Kroho. The horse was tied on Twen
tietL when Borren came along in an in
toxicated condition ai d drove off with it.
He went out Eleventh stnet at a good
pace and started to fo'low ihe Milan
street car line out. but rn into a cattle
guard just beyond ihe dummy barn,
where be was arrested shortly after by
Capt. Long. The horse was scratched
up some and tbe buggy badly uied up.
Borsen was given a hearing before Mag
istrate Wiviil this morning, and tbe lat
ter bound him over to tbe grand jury i n
bonds of $500 to answer to the charge of
Teacher's bibles at Taylor's.
Bayers made joyful at the Lon 'on.
Sheet music 10 cents at Tailor's.
Pocket knife sale at Taylor's.
Air guns all kinds at Tayler's.
Best lit store iurity is Tay lot's.
Cm: Hill anil thr Srnatr.
New itBK. !-. 21. The Mail and Ex
press Washington fcpeoinl snys: Governor
and Senator David 11. Hill proposes to
overcome t be objections filed against his
taking his seat here by conveying back
Into the treasury the salary which as
Vnitl States senator be would lx entitled
to rip to the moment be leaves the govern
rshi of New York.
Ju.t Like They lo Ovrr Here.
Baslk, Dec 21. Much excitement baa
been caused by tbe absconding of two di
rectors of the Allgemeine Credit bank of
this city, and the discovery that the insti
tution lias lievn ruined. Hundreds of de
positors and others interested In-sieged the
doors of t he broken bank Saturday, and ex
citing and pathetic scei.es were witnessed
among the losers.
Ale and Onion fir Hirrnngh.
Dewiam, .Mas-.. Dec. 21. A raw onion
and a bottle of old stuck ale. prescrila-d by
a physician residing in Hyde Park, effect
ually Mopta-d the hiccoughs from which
Jacob Zigler h.-is tieen sunVring for over a
week. AnuinlM-rof remedies were tried
without avail. Zigler lives in East Ded
batn. The onion and lwittle of ale had to
lie eaten and drunk together in order to
Uiake I lie en- T ul.
New York Is Anake at Last. .
New YiiKK, D.t. 21. New York will
not lie backward in rendering Chicago
every assistance in her power to make a
success of the World's fair. This is the
almost unanimous sentiment of the New
York merchant princes, and they are doing
all they can to make that sentiment uni
versal. They do not mean to stop' with
an appropriation of .VWl.ono, but will push
right along and lend a hand td Chicago in
her efforts to persuade congress to give
the to,(Ki0,0tu now needed by the Ijike
" I.Ho 11111 ' in Head.
Chkyennk, Wyo., Dec. 21. William
Hopkins, better known as "Lasso Bill,"
and Jack Hill, two cowboys, fought a duel
at Otto, in Ihe Big Horn basiu. They
fought at fifty paces with revolvers. Hill
shot fiast. missing his man. Hopkins then
ahot and missed. Hill's second shot struck
Hopkins in the breast, killing him in
alantly. Oulte a Lively Centenarian.
Ptoxix;ton. Conn.. Dec. 21. York Xoies,
a colored man. who in a few months will
be linear old. walked seven miles a few
days ago to call on his friends. "Uncle"
York, as every one calls him. is in good
health, and has every promise of living
four or live years longer. He is probably
the only person who was sold as a slave in
this state. The document is st ill preserved.
Will I'm American Hart.
Munich, Dec. 21. The Munich Hof
braen will shortly erect an immense brew
ery in which large quanties of barley,
t-hiefly to be imported from America, will
Your Attention Please.
You bra lookieg for a suitable Xhib
gift for a relation or dear friend. Do-A
worry any longer, but go at once to
and if you don't see just what voti want.
a k for it, for be has loals of fine goot's
stowed away for want of space to display
them. There is no gift more appropri
ate or lasting thin a well selected piece
of jewelry. You Will find the largest as
sortment to select from at J. Rtmscr'B
He can show you all known precious
stones sat upon beautiful designs, tie
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 tbe place.
1827 Second Avenue, Rock Island
Annual Clearance Sale.
Bttwten now and the first of
the year we shall follow our an
nual enstom of closing ont our
etock as c ose as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking of purchasing a
piano or organ will certainly
save money and do well by call
ing on D. Hoy Bowlby, 1726
wcond avenue, Rock Island
We guarantee prit es and terras
to suit those who wish to buy
for hoi day pre-sents. We still
handle the old reliable HalJet
& Davis and Era-rson pianos,
which our bous has handled
continuously for 30 years thu
alone will recommend and our
fXew (Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and get prices; no trouble
to show goods. We have on
hand a few good upright pianos
which have been rented or used
for concerts. We positively
guarantee to make prices on
second hand instruments that
will sell them to anyone who
wants a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the first of
Jnuary anything second-band.
Will sell on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
A CHRISTMAS TREE
That's Good for All the Year,
The sort of tree that pleases patrons
not onlv at Christmas, but from Christ
mas to Christmas. A tree bearing the
fruit this does con only stand as the out
growth of a reputable firm atalwart,
standard, staple all through the year
'92 YouH 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, perfect beauties.
Siik and cashmere mufflers, a beautiful
present. Neckwear, a rich assortment.
Kid gloves and mittens, something use
ful. Satin suspenders, they'll mike his
heart glad. Night robes, most beautiful
Drop in and se: us; no trouble to chow
1728 Second Ave.
Express and Moving.
All orders promptly attended to. Chir
EVLeav ordera at R. Trenaman'a Hirnaaa
"TA IP'S PIM I joHj-r''
shop on Market tq (tare
Handkerchiefs for ladies.
Handkerchiefs for gents.
Handkerchiefs for every
Silk handkerchiefs, 25c.
Gents' large white hanker
Immense assortment of
1c, 3c, 4c and 5c.
A handsome varietv in
silk and wool. Attend
this handkerchief sale and
Rock Island. Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
. SECOND AVE.
121, 120 and 128
POCKET K3JIVES arjd SCISSORS took th -highest premium
for quality. If yon want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present an eleguut Carving
5et line tliose I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal. Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps
hnish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
ar the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal -ami every one
guaranteed, 'lhese are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show you
that is usefal and novel in housekeeping good.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
1 ;li1uV hl-i.-L- n-,,.1,..- i
Lauies oiack satm skirts
Ladies' wool skirts.
Table sets, linen.
And hundreds of other
house wants one. Vronghtlron
, FALL AND WINTER STOCK
of Goods rcco-.v
fCgrCall and Examine.