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THE ARGUS. THUKSDAY. IjEC EMI3ER , 24 1891.
Merry Christmas. .
New York counte at Young's.
Fancy bulk oysters at Youcg'a.
Quart bottle catsup 37c at Youog's.
Remember tbe poor at Christmas tide
Call ami see Young's "bargain" coun
Olives from 15 cents and up at
Royal Club salad dressing 23 cents at
Nice oranges from 15 cents up at
Buy your fruit and candy for Christm as
B.iy your fruit and ctndy for Christmas
3uy your fruit and candy for Christmas
Some nke Christmas trees left at W.
Tre'z & Co.
Nice young turkeys, ducks and chick
ens at Young's.
Christmas presents for all and tree
decorations at W. Trefz & Co.
A few more of those nice dulls and
buggu left at W. Trefz & Co.
I. llaber is out with ar artistic calen
dar for his city brewery for 1802.
Frauk Fulkrton is home from Wash
incton state to spend the holidays.
A nice assortment of candy, nuts, eat
insr apples, grapes, etc., at Young's.
James Cook, who is attending school
at Champaign, is home to spend his va-
Atrecd the masquerade given by the
Old Lag'jirs at Armory hall, tomorrow
A select social party is to be held at
Rjcht's hall on Thursday evenicg next,
The venerable Kit Atkinson is lying
at the point of death, at bis home on
If you buy your children candy buy
the pure, and the place to buy it is at W.
Tre'z & Co.
Wanted A 1 waitresses, Continental
hotel, Chicago; wages $15 per month.
Apply by letter.
Bcnj. Whitsett, of Preemption, shed
the light of his countenance at TnE Alt
ers sanctum tiday,
Mr. anl Mrs II. S Faser and Thil
M Watson are as usual spending the
holidays with P. L. Mitchell.
The Old Leaguers will give a grand
mssquersd-.: at Armery hall Christmas
nieht. Costumes fwr rent at the ha'I.
The postcftlce will be closod tomorrow
all day. on account of Christmas, but tbe
early morning delivery will be by the car
riers. W. H. Conant left his school near
Tyi(r Rdje long enough to go to
IUmptoa to spend the holidays with his
For a grand Christmas lunch don't for
get Henry Nowack's place, corner Fourth
avenue and Fourth street. Christ LeN
ler's old stand.
Old Lraeuers masquerade at Armory
ha'I Christmas night. Thai's where the
fun will be that evening. Costumes ftr
rent at the hall.
Don't ruiss the Old Leaguers' masquer
ade at Armory hall Christmas night. It
will be the event of tbe season. Cos
tumes for rent at the had.
C. Cruys, of Davenport, has brought
suit against the B., C. R. & N. road for
$15 IKK) for damp.ges sustained in tbe
M( ni irial day accident laat May.
II. W. L?c was fined 5 and costs yes
terday by Mac:s'rate Wivill for partici
pating in a Utile unpleasantness on Mo
line avtn'ie the previous evening.
Mis Nellie Murray, of the Postal tel
egraph office, left this morning on a isit
to frie-ids in Springfield. Nit; lit Opera
tor Charles Mcll lah. is doing double 8 :r
vice during her ab-ence.
A peculiar epidemic broke out among
the 'ock on John Taylor's farm, near
Tailor Uidge.last week, and three horses
and a mule succumbed before the pro
gress of the disease could be stopped.
Invitations are rut for "the raising up
of c'aiefa" and social ba'l to be given by
O-Sau-Kee tribe No. 15. 1. O R. M., at
their wigwam in Star block Tuesday
evening. Jan. 5, 1892.
Deputy Sheriff Williams, of Henry
county, has closed tbe general store of C.
II. McElhirnney. of Orion, on an at
tachment for $340 in favor of the Wilson
Grocery c mpany, of Chicago. The to
tal liabilities are $1,000.
Invitations are out announcing the
marriaee of L W. McKown, formerly of
this ciry, to Miss Bertie Learner, daugh
ter of G. W. Learner and wife, at tbe
borne of tbe latter, 734 East Fourteenth
street. Devcnport, on Thursday evening
Used is Millions of Homes
While the night watchman on the ferry.
Spencer, was eating bis lunch between
12 and 1 o'clock - this morning someone
stole tbe skill which does duty between
the two citit 8 after tbe ferry stops run
ning atd paddled off with it. Tbe skiff
was valued at $30.
Rev. T. W. Fenilog, the blind evan
gelist, will preach on tbe subject of
"Gospel Temperance." from a biblical
standpoint, at the M. E church on next
Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. No ad
mission fee will be charged, and all are
cordially invited to attend.
E. II. Atkinson, of Moline, remem
bered tie street car employes on this side
of the river with a box of 100 cars,
which he placed in tbe bands of Assist
ant SuperlUendent Hill yesterday for
distribution among them, with tbe best
wishes of the donor for a merry Christ
mas. As wi 1 be seen by the Washington
news Speaker Crisp has honored Con
gressman Ctble with an appointment on
tbe comtiittee on foreign affair, natur
ally one of the most important in the
house, aud for the duties and responsibil
ities of "he position, Mr. Cible will be
found fu ly compstent.
Mrs. William Lmighran has placed in
the hand.-, of her attorneys, McKiiryA
McEairy, the claim tor a $1,000 damage
suit to b3 instituted against S. A. Mar
shall, proprietor of tbe saloon on Third
aveDue, between Thirteenth and Four
teenth stree'8. The grounds are that the
latter sold the l:qior to ber husband, W.
J. Loughan, which caused him to lose his
life by filling from a bannister 16 feet
high, as detailed in The Ar;-js at the
El ward Murrin's new sample rooms in
bis new biilding at the corner of Twen
ty first Hr-elm d Fourth avenue, are n
garde d by all who have seen them as tbe
finest in tbe three cities The walls are
artistically decorated as is tbe ceiling, re
flecting great credit upnn Sutcliffe Bros
Tbe bar fixtures are solid black walnut
beautifully polshid. Tbe cardroonrs
are elegant: y furnished, and the appoint
ments are all in keeping with tbe first-
class establishment Mr. Murrin proposes
to run .
The Rock"ord Construction company
has done its duty by the city in the patt
and will do o in the future, if permitted.
as it no tloubt will be. Where-
ever bad brick were put in on
Twentieth sfeet, or lower Second Javenue
good brick were substituted for them
and the company has yoluntarily agreed
to keep the 'vork in good repair for five
years. The workmanship in all the con
tracts of the Rock ford company is pro
nounced to b: the the best in the three
cities, and now that the company has
a quality of trick cq ial to the best, it
may be looked for to give a good job on
Third avenue. Nineteenth street and
Commercial alley, and the property
holders say let the home, company .have
At the Burt 9 at Davenport, tomorrow ,
Miss Lillian Li wis, the emotional actress,
will appear in two entertainments. "As
in a Looking-Gias," beieg the sf.ernoon
entertainment, and "Credit Lorraine" in
the evening. The company is strong in
all particulars, and two first class per
formances are aromised.
Tbe comedy success "laipuls-e," made
famous by the Kendalls, is to be present
ed at Harper's heater tomorrow night.
As a special entertainment the Rcc
Inland Lecture and Concert association
ha9 secured tue Ovidc Music Conceit
company for m entertainment at Har
per's tiieutre next Thursday evening,
Dec. 31. The managi r of I be company
prouiises a revelation in music to ihe
people of Rock Island. The reserve
seat sale opens Tuesday, Dec. 2!), at 7;30
a m. Prices, 21, 50 and 75 cents. All
season ticket holders are entitled tJ at
tend at 25 cents by presenting their tick
ets at time seats are reserved. Many arc
expected from Moline. The cars will
run after tbe coicert.
Ilrlirr Hocl.'ty Work.
Tbe sewing bcLooI will now have a two
weeks' vacation, having finished last Sat
urday a very successful term of 10 weeks.
The cumber of pupils enrolled ' has been
92 and the average attendance 70. The
school is fctill ia need of teachers, and
several new one will be most heartily
welcomed by tboie already engaged in
this work. Sevejiteen and a half bush
els of potatoes l em tbe Thanksgiving
donation have been distributed this week,
and if there are families in need who have
not been reached in tbe distribution, ap
plication can bs made to the president of
tbe socic'y. Mrs. H. B. Sudlow, at 1 er
horns on Twentieth street.
40 Years tij Standard.
Your Attention Please.
You tre looking for a suitable Xuas
gift for a relation or dear friend. Dol'I
worry any longer, but go at once to
and if you don't see just what vou want,
atk for it, for be has loals of floe 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 tbe largest as
sortment to selec t from at J. Ramser's.
He can show you all known precious
stones sH upon beautiful designs. He
can suggest many suitable articles which
you perhaps could not call to mind. He
is always pleased to show coods even if
you don't buy. Remember tbe place.
i 1827 Second Avenue. Itock Island.
Annual Clearance Sale.
Betm-en now and the first of
the year we shall follow our an
nual custom of closiDg out our
stock as c ose as possible be
fore the tirst of January. Any
one thinking of purchasing a
piano or organ will c-rtainly
save money and do well by cali
iug on D. lloy Bowl by, 1726
Second avenue, Rock Island.
We guarantee pru es and terras
to suit those who wish to buy
for holiday pr-sents. Wh still
handle the old reliable Ilallet
& Davis and Em-rson pianos,
which our bouse has handled
continuously for SO years tint
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 upr.ght 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
J inuary anything second-band.
ill sell on easy payments:
call early and g-t your choice
13. Kov IJovllv.
That's Good for All the Year.
The sort of tree that pleases pitrons
not only at Chris'm is, but from Christ
mas to Curistna8. A tree bearing the
fruit this does c-n only stand as the out
growth of a repu:ab!e firm stalwart.
stRndrd, staple nil through the year
'92 You'll find those things aud they
are what wise people look for our
strong attractions. But all this is pre
liminary; wht we want to mention
specially is that we have just opened a
brigh', fresh, new assortment for the
holidays of umbrellas in the newest
Sdk handkerchiefs, very exquisite.
Initial handkerchiefs, perfect beauties.
Silk and cashmere murll -rs, a beautiful
present. Neckwear, a rich assortment.
Kid gloves and mittens, something ue
ful. Satin suspenders, they'll make bis
heart glad. Night robes, most beautiful
Drop in and sea us; no trouble to show
1728 Second Ave.
Express and Moving.
All orders promptly attended to. Char
HT"Leave ord r at K. Trcsaman't Qarnaee
shop on Market q tare
a RtPur ABty
USED BT HEN. WOMEN AKD CHILDREN.
A SHINE LASTS A WEEK..
A HANDSOME POLISH.
20C. A BOTTLE.
1 cent a foot
will pay for changing tho np
pearance of old Furniture eo
completely that it will look like new.
0 IS THE NAME
OF THE PAINT THAT DOES IT.
A brilliant array of holiday
Rich Fancv Goods,
And a bewildenrg array of
choice Novelties for
Christmas and New Years,
During the psst three mouths
B. CRAIPTON & CO.
1 he Rock J aland Bookbellers,
Ilav he'n getting ready f or the
b g-'st irad ever done
in their store.
, rVl If'f, I,.
Billiard and Pool Parlors.
liavlne just fnrnlshed a Bno Pirlorn sni
iq 'ip l it wlihtwoof liniii-H- c'i a'Wi'e
liDi'ht Billiard TalU . a!o two 1 1 ool
IN THE CIGAR STORE
the flnefft Tne of ImjKtrrrd and Iomf(!ic Ciar
and Tobacco iu the market.
180S Second Avenue.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M. & L. J. PARKER,
EPFirM-claa;Krk cd rprrial attci Hon to
RING V8 LP,
Teleiihono No 1214
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STATE SAVINGS BANK.
MOLINE. - ILLS.
Office Corner Fifteenth ctrcet and Third Ave,
Bncceede the Moline Saving Bank. OrgauiscdgCD
5 PER CEIT.-INTEREST PAID ON DPQSiTS.
Organized under State Law,
Open from a. m. to p. mn and Wednesday and
Saturday ni'hw f torn 7to8.
Porter Skinner, - . . President
H.A. AiKswoRTH, : . Vlce-Prefldent
C. t. Hsbknwat. - .. . Cashier
Porter Skinner, s. W. Wbeeloelt,
I'.AKose. H. A. Ainsworth,
Andrew FriberB, c. F. nemenway,
Handkerchiefs for ladies.
Handkerchiefs for gents.
Handkerchiefs for every
Silk handkerchiefs, 2c.
Gents' large white hanker
Immense assortment of
1c, 3c, 4c and 5c.
A handsome varietv in
silk and wool. Attend
this handkerchief sale and
Hock Island. Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
124, l-Jo and 128
mmm & mimm
DOCKET K2JIVES and SCISSORS took the kizlieat vivmiuni
for quality. If 3011 want a good
juo ueeu uoi oe una wxiaia
Set like those I have to show will
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
ar the leaders mad? in Illinois
g.iarauteed. These are all eood
any other time. Come in and see
that 13 us-fal and novel in housekeeping good-.
TATTXT m "KTrvnmriTrrin
Cor. Third Ave. and
Ladies' black mohair skirts
Ladies black satin skirts!
Ladies' wool skirts.
Table sets, linen.
Ana hundreds ol outer
knife try one.
nice ttreeenr an eietaui c;uin
be. Also th js
honse wants one. H'roucht Iro
for our soft coal and every on
things to buv at Christmas 0:
how much t have to show yoi
Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
FALL AND WINTER STOCK
- of Goods recti vi .1 ly
J-Call and Examine.