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THE ARGUS. TUESDAY, i EC EMBER , 20 1891.
Dirie( for 1892 at Tjlor'.
FresU pineapples at Bf owner's.
Fresh cocoanuu at Browoer's.
Lewis Wilson, of Rural, wat in the city
Fruit of all kind's at Browocr's for New
II. B. Sudlow acd wife are visiting in
Turkevs. chickens and ducks at
Wanted A woman cook. Address
"E." this office.
O.-atigea, grapes and banaaas in profu
sion at Young's.
Nice louna turkess. chickens and
ducks at Browner's-
Sheriff Gordon made a short visit in
Coal Valley yesterdy.
Thomas A. Davis, of Moherly, Mo . is
visiting friends in the city.
A. R Kough and wife, cf Chicago,
are visiting relatives in tbe city.
Wanted immediately A competent
cook. Mrs.C. W. Durham, 103J First
See W. F. Trtfz. & Co.V sdvertise
went for New Year's cards on ano her
page ot" this paper.
C. s. McKown, of Superior, Neb., is
visiting rela'vics and friends in bis for
mer home, this city.
For Rent Two nice furnished rooms
for a gentleman, on the street car line
Apply "M" care of Tns Arccs
The sncual Christmas festival of Trin
ity mission was held at the chapel last
evening, nd proved a pleasant affair.
Ha:b!e A Stengel are out with a hand
some new delivery waon. The firm
presented tteir customers in the city with
Tie sale of seats for the Ovide Musin
concert opened this morning and
indicates a Urce audience at Harper's
theatre New Year's eve.
Walter S. Black, the affable night
clerk at the Rock Island house, is back
from his home in Hampton, where be has
been tussling with the firip.
L. D. Farker, general superintendent
of tbe Postal - Telegraph Cable company,
spent yesterday in the city, looking after
the company's interestshere.
Billy Catton, the billiard player, had a
particjlar y joyous Christmas, owing to
tbe a.iveat ot a little diughte; in
his home on that gladsome day.
Jarres Sackviile, of Rural, brought in
the ttcond woif tcalp on which bounty
has btin claimed so far this winter. John
Tiuot, also of Rural, claimed bounty on
fje first seal?.
W.ll Ey-ter arrived from the west this
tnora'ng. and Rock Island will henceforth
be bis home. lie takes charge of the
Adams Wall Paper company's interests
here March 1.
Girls, buy your bt s". man a diary ; wives,
buy your husband a diary; daughters,
buy your fathers a diary ; mothers, buy
your sons a diary; don't fail to get a di
arv at Tavlor's.
Mike Burke, the long time and popu
lar bsggageman on the Rock Island &
St. Louis division of the C, B. & Q . is
now coductor on the local freight be
tween Sietlicg and Barstow on the Bur
lmg'on. The ladi;s of the First M. E church
wilt serve dinner at the church parlors
New Year's day. They will have turkty
plum pudding and all the other things
that go with them. The price will be
only 50 cents.
F. W. Young and wife.of Beardstown,
came up to spend the holidays with Mrs.
Youdc's psroiN, R.G. Carlton and wife
They have both tince been taken dewn
with the grip, and their little daughter is
a'so quite sick.
Guto.v Tegfler, for some years in the
em-foy of the Rock Island Piow cr m
paay, in the capacity of book-keeper, has
reigned bis position to take effect Jan
1. He will te succeeded by M. B. Fresh
man, late of Kansas City.
Wanted Wtli furnished, large or two
tma'.l, rooms, for young couple with
5-year-old child. Would prefer to board
in hmi?e also. Reasonably good price
for well appointed accommodations
Adlrtes 11 Modern" care of The Argus.
When Meyer RosenQ'jld went to his
Imrn on his premises on Eighteenth street
this morning he found evidences of at
temp'ed incendiarism in the shape o
burnt matches, carefully piled kindling,
straw, etc. If that jib had succeeded, it
would hive mide a terrific bluze, as the
barn is full of straw.
The secon 1 of the series of masquer
ales given by Bleuer's band will be held
at Armory ball Saturday eveaing, Jan. 2.'
Costumes can be had at the hall. Every
body will be required to appear in com
plete costume in order t? appear on tbe
Lfsed in Millions of Homes
floor before midnight. Street cars will
rnn to Moline after the dance.
The t c'jets for the grand athletic er
tertaintient at Harper's theatre New
Year's t ight are on sale at the Club sam
ple roons. Tbe appearacce of the Aus
tralian middle-weight, Jim Hall, in an
exhibition with local talent, promises to
brio g a 1 arge aud ience . i
Tbe Oakland Ldger publishes an
elaborate and carefully arrang ed Christ
mas souvenir number, a copy of which
has reached The Arocs. Tbe issue is
devoted largely to the interests of Oakland
and wot Id do credit to a mush la'ger
place. The editor, L. T. (Nixie) Year
gin, formerly city editor of Tub Argus
should te proud of this telling evidence
of his e'terprise and public spirit.
MRS MIXTER'S DEATH
rlly Itrlavrd by All W h Kuw
llrr.Mhe Will be Nadly Ullxnrd.
The d ath of Mrs. George Mixter at
her homo- on Twenty-tLird street jester
day afternoon at 3.3) removes one of
Rock Island's best known and beloved wo
men. S! e has resided here since 1849,
and many were the ?ccds of goodness
one loved, which characterized her life
tier maiden name was Susan Elizabeth
Gilbert, and tbe was born at Buffalo, N
Y , Aug 22. 1823, anl wa9 married to
Mr. Mix er at Moline, Jan. 1, 1846.
The course first moved to Dixan, but
three yeais later came back to Rock Inl
and, and after living in the west part of
towji for h jear Mr. Mixter. in company
with his hrother-in law, Joseph Knox,
built the Riiley Davenport homestead,
where they lived for a thort time, and in
1S51 Mr. Mixter built tbe homestead at
tbe head f Twenty-third street, which
tbey left h st October to move into their
new home near it.
Mrs. Mixter has been an invalid tor a
number of years, but had suffered seri
ously from spinal trouble since f siting
from a bui;gy in Davenport three years
ago. She aai been confined to her bed
since Chrutmas day.
Mrs. Mil ter leaves with her husband
four children, William Q , of Naw Haven.
Cann ;Frark, Charles K. and Miss Carrie
L. in Rock Island.
The funjral will be held Thursday
afternoon, the exact time cot having
b?cn determined upon yet.
Col. Thomas J. Pickett, ona of tbe
pioneer jou-nalists of this section, died
at the home of his son in L'ncoln, Neb.,
on Thursday, Dec. 24. He waa the
founder of tbe Rock Island Register, a
weekly and tri-weekly newspaper which
he began to publish here in 1359, con
tinuing it with various associates until
August lG:i. when its founder entered
the army, the paper being discontinued
for two months, when it was consolida
ted with the Moline Independent and for
the establishment of the Union .
Colonel P.ckett was elected to a seat in
the state set ate in 1S6 1, and served out
the session, after which be re-enlisted in
tbe army, atd at the close of the war be
became the e ditor of the Paducah (K? )
Sentinel, af:erward removing to Ne
braska, where he resided with bis son
until his death last Tbursday.
MRS Bm hcock's fcxebai..
The funeral ot the late Mrs. Jane Hitch-
cock occurred at 2 o'clock yesterday af
ternoon from tbe late home of the de
ceased. 2022 Fourth avenue. Rev. F. W
Men ell, of tb3 First M. E. church, offi
ciating. The pall-bearers were: A. D.
Walker, Het ry Boggcss, M. C. Frick,
Henry Masktey, F. U, Collins and Al
Archibald lie A fee died at his home in
Andalusia alS:45 last evening, of paraly
sis, aged 51. He was bora in County
Derry, Ireland, and came to Rock Island
county before tbe breaking out of the
war, enlisting in Company A. oTth 1 11 i
nois Volunteers, and serving -through
most of tbe rebellion . He leaves a wife
and ei"ht children four bovs and four
girls. The funeral will be held tomor
row from the residence in Andalusia, tbe
interment being made in Cbippianock
MHS. 1 ADSELL'S KLNKHAL
The funeral of tbe late Mrs. S. C. Had
sell was held from the First M. E.
church at 2 ockek this afternoon, Rev.
F. W. Merrell, officiating. A quartet.
composed of Miss L icy Coyne, Miss
Jennie Dickman, John T. Noftsker and J.
F. Robinson, assisted in singing. Tbe
pill-bearers were: E. D. Sweeney, J, L.
Freeman, Martin F.ick, S. S. Kcmble, J.
H. Wilson and William Blanchard. Tbe
interment was made in Cbippianock cem
i tery .
A handsome complexion is one of the
greatest c larmH a woman can possass
Pnzzom a Comclexion powder gives it
40 Years the Standard.
"Who said Hood's Sarsaparillat'
Thousands of poplf whoknw it to be
tbe best blood pmifler and ton c madi-
Edwin Booth, the great actor
is contemplating miring from
tbe .American staee Of )ate
years he has grown solitary.
Id fact it is 8a id he lias played
Hamlet so ling that he has be
come so imbued wir,h the phil
osophy of the melancholy Dane
that it has tinged his whole life
If Mr, Booth would take Keid's
German Cough snl Kidney
Cure he would find tbat it
would greatly relieve him, clear
away the iimta from hi brain,
stimulate his throat, aid his di
gestion, and make a new man
of him For all maladies that
ariae from a co d ihia great Ger
man Remedy has no equal. It
is peculiarly applicable for tbe
throat troubles that ailllct actors
It will relieve the worst old at
once, and cure it in a diy. It
contains no opiate or other
poison, and ran be gien to th
weakest infant without danger,
aid at tin same time it is
prompt, efficacious and Certain
For eale by all druggists.
fcYLVAN Kkmrdy Co.,
TO MICE STOCK.
A chance you can't afford to
miss We are offering un
precedented values in
Including all of our magnificent
assortments of choice Hats
and Bonnets at very
MISS KATE BYRNES,
17C9 Second avenue.
Billiard and Pool Parlors.
having JnM furnished a fln lr1or n tim and
cq 111 jwd it wilh two of Br.mwick alke'e
inert. BilharJ Txh!rt. alpo two la ool
IN THE CIGAR STORE
:5ie fiiiot l'ne f Imported nJ rfcimrciic Cigor
and Tobacco in Ihc market.
1S0S Skcond Avknpr.
The Rock Island
Is the bast medium through
which to reach the country itrade.
Advertisers should have their
announcementsiready by Thurs
day morning to insure insertion
in the current week'sTissue.
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221 and 223
. . EIGHTEENTH ST.
H If Q
to ' -co
AL Laundry Work done on short notice.
A ipecialty of Dreea Skirts.
Prices as Low as the Lowest.
You . are . looking for a suitable Xoaaa
gift for a relation or dear friend. Doo'i
worry any longer, but eo at once to
and if yon don't see just what vou want,
atk for it, for he has loala of fine goods
stowed away for want of space to display
them. There is no gift more appropri
ate or lasting than a well aelectf d piece
of jewelry. You will find the largest as
sortment to select from at J. Ritnser's.
He can show you all known precious
stones S2t upon beautiful designs. He
can suggest many suitable articles which
you perhaps could not call to mind. He
is always pleased to show roods even if
you don't buy. Remember Ihe place.
182? Second Avenue, Hick Island.
Annual Clearance Sale.
littwten now and the iiret of
the year we shall follow our an
nual custom of closing out our
ftock as cose as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking of purchasing a
piano or organ will c-rtatnly
save money and do well by rail
ing on I). Hoy Bowlby, 1726
w-cond avtnue, Rock Island.
We guarantee prices and t-rms
to 6uit those who wish to buy
for holiday pr-sents V stiil
handle the old reliable HalJet
& Davis and Emurson pianos,
which our house has handled
continuously for 30 j'ars thit
alone will recommend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call aud get prices: no tumble
to show goods, iYe have ou
hand a few good upright pianos
which have been rented or used
for concerts. We positively
guarantee to make prices on
second hand instruments tbat
will sell them to anyone who
watts a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the iirst of
J nuary anything second-band.
Will sell on fasy payments;
call early and gt your choice
13. Roy I3ovlLv.
That's Good for All the Year.
The sort of tree thai pleases iiatron
not only at Cbiistmis. but from Christ
mas to Christnus. A tree bearing thf
fruit this does cm only stand as the out
growth of a reputable firm stalwart,
standard, staple all through the year
92 You'll find those things and thej
are what wise people look for our
strong attractions. But all this is pre
liminary; what we want to mention
specially is tbat. we tme just opened a
bngh'. fresb, new assortment for the
holidays of umbrellas in the newest
Silk handkerchiefs, very exquisite.
Initial handkerchiefs, oerfect beauties.
Silk and cashmere mufti ts, a beautiful
present. Neckwear, a rich assortment.
Kid gloves and mittens, something ute
ful. Satin suspenders, they'll make his
heart glad. Niht robes, most beautiful
Drop in and eei us; no trouble to ihow
1728 Second Ave.
Express and Moving.
All orders promptly attended to. Char
" Res reasonable.
- IVTjUva Ami .m U 1 t .
JUaicryfir rr fit r. 1 1 r I&'-r
. SVi c i ntire Bros
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 variety in
silk and wool. Attend
this handkerchief sale and
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES.
1525 and 1527
m, 12o and 128
John Clark, Jr. & Co.'s
Bet Six Cord
Mile-End Spool Cotton
ON BLA.CK SPOOLS.
Justly celebrated for its superiority for
both hand and machine sewing.
15TA11 nnmbers warranted
Ladies' black mohair skirts
Ladies black satin skirts "
Ladies' wool skirts.
Table sets, linen.
And hundreds of other
,. FALL AND WINTER STOCK
-of Goods rece vni Ij
: The Tailor.
t3"CaU and Examine.
shop on Market q aar