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THE ARGUS. TUESDAY. DEC EMBER . 22 ) 891.
At the Boston
Tomorrow from 2 till 5.
Fruit of all kinds at Browoer's.
Gold specs for Xmas at Thoman'.
Candies for Christmas at Young's.
Baby shoes, good ones, 25c Boston.
Olives from 15 cents up at Young's.
Some nice Christmas trees left at W.
Trefz Jfc Co.
Canned asparagus only 20 cents at
Nice young potiltry for Christmas at
Royal club salad dressing 25 cents at
Nice bright Florida oranges, 20 cents a
dozen at Long's.
Buy your nuts, candies and oranges at
Arsenal Couucil 171 National Union
Nice orangis 15 cents per dczen at
Dolly Bros. canaot be undersold in
boots and shoes.
Fine mixed nuts 15 cents to 20 cents
per pound at Young's.
Chrisimas presents for all and tree
decorations at W. Trefz & Co.
A pair of gold spectacles makes a fine
Christmas prefent at Thomas'.
A few more of those nice dulls and
buggies lt-f t at W . Trefz & Co.
Single and double serpent rings set
with precious stones at J. Iiamser's.
The finest line of combination book
esses in the city at G. O. Huckstacdl's.
You will find Clemann & Sa'zmanns
loirled up with useful holiday goods.
Ten, Christmas cake and pie sale at
iBmucn's studio tomorrow from 2 to 6.
Remember that Clemann & Salzmann
have useful presents tor the young or old.
Mrs. Schneider, head seamstress at the
Tri-Ci'.y Shin Factory, is sick with the
If you buy your children candy buy
the pure, and the place to buy it is at
Tre'z & Co.
Buy a box of Plow's celebrated Xmas
candy at the Xmas sale at Rasmussen's
A choice assortment of mixed nuts,
candies, figs, datts. oranges and bananas
Turnkey E H. Wright, of the county
jtil, is Uid up with a severe attack of
Call at the Tri-City Shirt Factory and
get a piir of those custom made pants at
Buy your holiday presents at Clemann
&Sizmann'. They havj them, useful
Nuts of all kind-, home made mince
meat acd every thing nice for Christmas.
do at Browner's.
Grand opportunity f.r what? To get a
pair of pants at your dwn prict. Tri
City Shirt Factory.
Nothing more suitable f ir him or her
for Christ nrs than a pair of those nice
slippers at Dolly Bros.
J Ramser has still a large number of
very desirable opera glasses and holders
at very iow prices.
From 2 till 5 Wednesday afternoon we
will sell a ladies' $i dongola shoe, all
solid, at $1.43 -the Boston.
The place to buy a beau. husSatd or
brother a Christmas present in smokers'
articles is L. G'.ockhoff'a.
Kendall's latest, best, brightest the
only -Impulse'' of the season at opera
house Xmas night,' Dec. 2o.
This afternoon. Rev. C. A. Mennicke,
fittlciatin-, occurred the marriage of John
Duke nd Miss Lotta Scbmale.
Tire marriije of Frunk Drouth, r.ight
clerk at the liar pur, and Mi8 Anna
Detiens. occurs tomorrow evening.
Ol.ver Oiben returned this morning
from his trip to New Mexico fully re
stored to health and feeling splendidly.
Fred Wilson, of this city, and Miss
Julia Aaderson, of Davenport, were
united in nurriage by Justice Wlvill yes
terday. Such a gorgeous display of finger rings
of designs most unique was nrvr before
displayed in this city as tbat seen at J.
Special Sale We will repeat our sale
on ladies dongola shoes at 1.80. worth
$1 60. from 2 o'clock until 6 Wednesday
auernoon Boston. ,
Cigars, cigars, Havana cigars; pines
Pipes, meerschaum pipes: cigar holders
in any quantity or quality for Christmas
girts at it. Ulockhoff's.
iii. v. uoenraiea at Her borne, 2716
Mixth avenue, yesterdav sged 81 vir
Tne funeral occurs tomorrow afternoon at
1:80 rrom the German Lutheran church.
.T. Ramer. the jeweler, is having an
immense trade despite the bad weather.
Oae needs but a glance in bis estiblish-
f U Li UU
Used in Millions of Homes
me it to see that he has the goods to seli
in quantity and quality unequalled in the
In shipping goods a'l over the country
we necessarily have some left on our
bands. Any o.' these pants we will sell
at jour own price. Tri-City Shirt Fac
tory. A stranger with a burdensome "lag"
WbS found in the cellar of Stewart &
Mot tgomery's warehouse this morning,
and the police took him to the armory to
Loosley has one of the most attractive
ston g in the city during the holidays
It is nicely illuminated every morning,
whil 3 Rosette, the harpist, is present
every day until noon.
A larger and finer assortment of up
holstered rockers cannot be excelled in
the city, and are sold at from 20 to 30'
per cent lower than any other merchant
in th.) three cities at G. O. Iluckstaedt.
Special for Wednesday afternoon from
2 till 5 Boys' solid congress and lice
shoes, Nos 3 to 5, only Si. 10, worth
$150- Boys' solid congress shoes, Nos.
3 to 5, only f 1 35, worth f2.
Special Sile and Attrition From 2
until 5 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, we
will st 11 a ladies' genuine patent leather
vim p shoe, hand turned, worth $4 50
for3.S5. Widths A, B, C, D. The
As ttnnding room only is the company's
motto; the prudent man and lady will
secure their Feats at an early date and
avoid Handirg or staying outside alto
gether. '"Impulse" Xrnts night. No a'
vance :n prics.
Fred K. Wbi:e, chief cle.k in the office
of the divibion frc'ght and passenger
agent cf the Milwaukee road at Daven
port, is presenting the company's friends
in Rock Island with si mj useful and at
tractive holiday souvenirs.
From 2 till 5 Wednesday afternoon we
will sell a boy'w high cut school shoe, all
solid. No. 1J. for fl 25, worth f 2 We
will also sell a genuine pebble goat
spring heel shoe. No. 1J. for $1.15,worth
$ 1.50. Also a boy's all solid heel and
tip shoe. No. 1J. for $1.25. worth $1 75.
Stephisn Murphy, another of Rock Iel
and's energetic young railroad men, is
home f r oi Dennison, Tex., to spend the
holidays witn his folks here. Steve wis
formerly connected with the C, B. fc Q.
here, anl now as conductor, Is holding
down a tice run out of Dennison, Tex.
Davenport is now in a state of agita
tion ovei two subjects, one is that the
city has tiade extensive improvements on
its levee without the authority of the
council, aid that there is a quandry as to
who shall pay for the work, and the other
is that the brick with which much of the
pavement over there is underUid has been
found to be worthless, and as the Lcidt r
Deputy Sheriff Silvis today took pos
session of the steamers Inverness and
Bart E. Lineban now on the ways in
Cahlke Bros, boat yards. Possession
was taken in a writ of attachment issued
out of the circuit court of Mercer county
in favor of the Burlington Lumber com
pany and i.giinst McDonald Bros', of
Dubuq-ie, the owners of the boats, to se
cure the payment of $7,650.
The fune-al of the late Sanford Mott
was held this morning from bis mother's
home on Twenty-third street. II. C.
Cleayeland conducted the Masonic rites
which were under the direction of Rock
Island lodge, 60S A. F. and A. M.. Rev.
F. W. Merr -11 officiating in the religious
part-of the ceremonies. The pall bearers
were II. W. H-iislip, Frank Richarlson,
Frank Jenkinson, and Fred Gile. Tfce
interment v.'as at Ctiippianock.
A case a l.ule out of the ordinary kind
has come up in the circuit clerk's office in
which one woman enters two sui's for
divorce frota the same husband. On
Dec. 17 last Maj Bdardaley as complain
ant's attorney, filed a suit for divorce of
Francis Sjynrmr against her, husband
Elroy P. Siymour, on the grounds of
drunkenness and adultery. Today an
other suit brrught by William Meese, of
Moline, as pUinliff s attorney, was filed,
in which th! complainant's name is given
as ArletU Sdjmaur against her husband,
E'roy P. Seymour, on substantially the
same grounds. Both attorneys claim
they have bees retained, and it will no
doubt be in' eresting for Mr. Seymour
with two divorce suits from the same
wife, on bis bands.
"We know hot whence the east wind
comes nor whither it goes," but we know
it briogi terrible colda. However, we
won't despond as long as Dr. Bull's
Cough by run it at the front.
$1 25 saved on every $5 worth of
goods bought t the London.
Underwear and underwear at unheard
of low prices, fct the London.
Baby shoes 23c Boston.
40 Years the Standard
I'ukiII Jim Hull.
James Hall, the Australian pugilist,
accompanied hv his wife arrired at the
Rock Island louse this morninz and to
night will be a guest at The Club simple
IKU is undoubtedly the greatest man
in the country of his weight. 80 far he
has never met his tqui 1 in the pugilistic
arena, bis fight in Chicago Satu day night
when he vanquished Bob Ferguson, being
one ot bis cleverest conquests. IIsl'
who is a midd'e wtight, was to knock out
heavy weicbt Ferguson in six rounds, but
he accomplished what had never been ac
complished before beat bim in four
rounds. He has a standing challenge to
fight any 165 pound man in the world
He corxes to Rock TUnd as the guest of
Messrs. Catton & O'Connor, of The Club
and will remain here a week, and may
arrange an exhibition before he goes
away. Messrs. Catton and O'Connor are
looking for such a man.
.1. I CASK DEAD.
Thf Xoteit Manufacturer unci Horse
It reed, r Kxiren at .Rarine.
Racinb, Wis., Dec. 22. Jerome I.
Case, the notpd mHnu'ncinrer and horse
breeder, died today, need 7t. His for
tune is estimated at f s.imkj.oihi. He ws
the breeder and owner of the famous
turf clipper, Jy-Eye-See.
STEAM Kit m'UNM AT SEA
The AhyN-in'it lCKtroyt
bat a I on
Kxnrct Mvi t
London. Dec. 22 The Guion line
steitm'h p Abyssinia which sailed from
New York Dec- 13 for Liverpool wss
burned ht sea. All on btard were saved
Thlrty-Throfe Pin1n or Turkey.
Wkstkiu.Y, R. I., Dec. 2i. The bict:est
turkey rail in Rhode Island this season
Ims lwH'n liipiit to .1es-e ,. Muxs, of
Chirnfro. liy lii brother William I). Moss,
of Westerly. The bit; turkey was raiswl bv
K. H. Miner, of Westetlv, and its veiu'lit is
just thirty-three pounds. It lw-lonl to
the species of bronze turkeys which origi
nated in Khotle Island.
Ilia Abwnrf Ik KxplMlnrd. '
Nkw Oislkans, Dec. !. Joseph Na
than, local representHtive of Shotter &
Co., of Svaimali, n lnrire rosin and tur
pentine establishment, left the city ten
days aifo presumably for tlie City of Mex
ico aixl lias not txH-n heard of since. An
examination of his accoiiutH shows ti
l-hortape of about !., while it is said
a local lunik is out $.( .
Broke ThrURh thr Ice ami Tronnr1.
Danifi.sowii.i k. Conn.. Dec. 22. Two
brothers named Joseph and Alphonso Ta
vois, nol 17 anil 14 years respect ivi-ly,
broke through the ice while skaiinn on
the QuiimcliMUK river Sunday and were
Brnus, Dec. A lart'e portion of the
famous south cliff of Heligoland has lioen
dislodged by the force of recent Kales, ami
Mjt a l;t'kl4N NaviKHtor.
Xkw Yiii:k, Dec. l.'-J. Thomas Welsh,
pilot of the towlKiat F. W. Prvoe, wliicli
ran down the sloop yacht Amelia, on .Junp
15 in the North river, has lMen sentenced
by Jude Cowing in pttieral sessions to
five years' imirisinment. Welsh was con
victed a month atro of manslancliter in the
Second deifree. Tliere were three person
lost iu the collision, which it was harisl
was due to Welsh's drunken condition at
the time of the accident. The case will lie
VfefTer to Leave C'hiraco.
New Ycikk, Dct. 2i The Herald say:
The Brooklyn base ball club may seci.ir
Fred I'feffiT, the crack second baseman ol
the Chicago cluli. 1'red lias cv pressed bin -self
as i:n illinu to return to the Chicago
club under Anson, and has written to
John M. Ward sk i nir for a place with the
BrcKiklyns. lMelTer and Ward arc waim
personal friends, and John Sill, in al!
probability, make a hard fiht for Fritz.
Two l.lkhait. IikI.. Men Killed.
ClIH A(;, Dec. Ui .lolin and Niehola
Itand, brothers. i lived at Klkhait .Ind.,
were struck ami killed by a I-ike Shore
train bet ween Michigan and Indiana ave
nues last niidit. It is supMiscd that ns t lie
men stepped from one track to avoid an en
pine iroinir nort h t hey were struck by the
southbiiund 1-ake Shore train on the sc
Lvn Is Not h limn lug Card.
St. IjCH'Is. I)k-. lii. The; woman who
call- herself K.va Ray Hamilton was billed
for two weeks as the star of the Howard
15urlesue company, but her managers
found that she was not a drawing card in
this city and they frankly admit that they
are tryiiiK tn pcuhcr to irive up a contrac t
that calls for WSt a week.
Two Men Serlioislv Hurt.
ARDMOKE, 1. T., Dec. Si. The north
bound Santa Fe passenger train No. 10
was partially wrecked five miles north of
this city Sunday nipht, and Engineer
Walker and Fireman McDowell very seri
ously if not fatally injured. None of the
coaches left t he track and the passengers
Bottom of a Mine ( vn In.
WlLKKsltAltKK, Pa., Dec. Si. The bot
tom of the Gaylord mine, located at Ply
mouth, raved in Sunday evening. The
Gaylord is one of the largest mines in the
anthracite region. The damage incurred
by the. cave in will exceed H0.U00. Two
thousand men are thrown out of employ
ment. A Curiuuft Suggestion.
A certain gentleman who was deco
rated on the 14th of Jnly last went to
the rejristrar's office to pvt a copy of his
certificate of birth. W.en it had been
banded to him he read it carefully, and
blundly smiling said to the clerk,
"Couldn't you acid Chevalier de la Le
gion d'Honueur?" Petit Journal.
Itnying II U Own Coffin at a Iicount.
A mnn worth his thousands of dollars,
living in Ellisbnrg, came to town receutly
and went to the undertaking rooms of
Overton & Fish and asked if they had any
old fashioned coffins, and if they would
sell them at the old prices. 'Being answered
in the affirmative he chose one, for which
he paid th, and took it home with him.
Adams Cor. Rome (N. Y.) Sentinel.
Your Attention Please.
You ara looking for a suitable Xmas
gift for a relation or dear friend. Doii
worry any longer, but go at once to
and if you don't see just what vou want.
ak for it, for be has loals of fine goods
stowed away for want of space to display
them. There is no gift more appropri
ate or lasting than a well selected piece
of jewelry. You will find the largest as
sortment to select frona at J. Rtmser's.
He can show you all known precious
stones set upon beautiful designs. 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 the place.
1827 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
Annual Clearance Sale.
Bttw en now and the firat of
the year we ehall follow our an
nual custom of closing ont onr
stock 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 rait
ing on D. Hoy Bowlby, 1726
Vcond avtnue, Kock Island.
We guarantee prices and t-rmg
to snit those who wish to buy
fur liol day presents. We stM
handle the old reliable llaliet
Sc Davis and Emerson pianos,
which our house has handled
continuously for 30 years th it
alone will recommend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and get prices: no trouble
to ehow 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
warts a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the first of
Jinuary anything second-band.
Vill sell on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
13. Rov 13ovll)v.
That's Good for All tiie Year.
The sort of tree that pleases patrons
not only st Christmas, but from Christ
mas to Christmas. A tree bearing the
fruit this does can onlj stand ss the out
growth of a reputable firm stalwart,
standard, staple all through the year
'92 You'll find those things and 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 baye just opened a
bngh, fresh, new assortment for the
holidays of umbrellas in the newest
S.Ik handkerchiefs, very exquisite.
Initial handkerchiefs, perfect beauties.
Silk and cashmere mufflers, a beautiful
present. Neckwear, a rich assortment.
Kid gloves and mittens, something use
ful. Satin suspenders, they'll mtke bis
heart Klad. Night robes, most beauti'ul
Drop in and ses us; no trouble to (how
1728 Second ve.
Express and Moving.
All orders promptly attended to. Char
tVLeare orders at R Trenaman's H cruses
sbopon Market square
fgg Ac ,t:::5x
IVI C 8 NTIRE
Handkerchiefs for ladies.
Handkerchiefs for gents.
Handkerchiefs for every
Silk handkerchiefs, 25c.
Gents' large white hanker
Immense assortment of
1c, 3c, 4 c and 5c.
A handsome variety in
silk and wool. Attend
this handkerchief sale and
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
r i in i
rurmiure ana larpets
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
124, 120 and 128
POCKET KNIVES acd SCISSORS took the highest j.ieniium
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present au elegant Carvm?
Set lika those I have to showxyill be. Also tlose
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps house wants one. U'ronght Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
ar the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal -ami everyone
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in ani see how much I have to show ou
that is usf-fal and novel in housekeeping good''.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Roi-k Island.
Ladies' black mohair skirts
Ladies black satin skirts"
Ladies' wool skins.
Table sets, linen.
Ana Hundreds nt other
if. 1 .
FALL AND WINTER STOCK
-of Goods ri-Cf v ' '-
E-CaU and Examine.