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THE ARGUS. THUK8DAY. DECEMBER , fit 1891.
Happy New Year.
Fresh fish at Browner'.
Doa't forget that good resolution.
IS ice olives, 23 cents botue, at
Young's. ;v , v I.
Malaga grapes, bananas and oranges at
Cold ox tongue and boneless chicken
C. A. Polk, of Omaha, is in town vis
Fred A. Head went to Chicago last
night on business.
James McManus. of Preemption, was
in the city today.
Thb Argus .extends its best . New
Year's wishes to everybody .
Co to Evans & Cool for corn, oats and
baled hay, on Third avenue.
John Forgy. of Bowling township, was
in the city today on business.
Call and see Young's bargain counter,
There's money in it fer you.
II. A. Aldsn, of Luverne, Minn , is in
the city spending the holidays.
For stile A nice gentle, fresh milch
cow. Enquire of J. J. Iteimers.
Miss V ionie McAuliffe is Lome from
Iowa City to spend the holidays.
J. M. Buford is able to be about again
afrer a week's devotion to tb.2 grip.
Tonight at Turner hall occurs the ball
of the Standard club of the tri cities.
Wanted immediately A competent
cook. Mrs. C. VV. Durham, 103 J First
F. S. Brough, night clerk at the liar
per. has returned with his bride, and is
again on duty.
Henry Nowack will serve a grand lunch
at Lis saloon at L; til .t's old staud to
The Rock Inland Savings bank pays
its fi -st annual dividend Saturday. It
will be 3 per cent.
For Rent Two nice furnished rooms
for a gentleman, on the street car line.
Apply "M" care of Thb Arous.
Get one of Kramer's combined pocket
memorandums and daily expense books.
Price, 25 cents, at C C. Taylor's.
Dr. V. D. Middleton, of Davenport,
surgeon-in-chief of the Rick Island
road, succeeds the late Dr. W. F. Peck.
Toe posiofflce will be closed all day to
morrow on account of a lecal holiday.
Uae delivery will be made in the morning.
Fred Scbroeder, who has been in Den
ver and the west the past three years,
ia ho le spending the holidays with his
Caot. and Mrs. J. M. Montgomery
left this morning for Chicago to spend
New Year's and erj y a few days' visit
There will be no A noes tomorrow, the
paper having deterniued, with other
industries to commence the -year right
by taking a holiday.
S. R. Jainieson, of Monmouth, and a
student ot Xenia (Ohio) theological sem
inary, will preach in the United Presby
terian church next Sunday.
At bis residence on Second avenue this
afternoon at 2 o'clock Rev. J. H. Kerr
united in marriage John Brice and Miss
Lydia Anderson, of Gilchriu.
Tomorrow, New Year's day, and the
Feast of the Circumcision, there will be
services at Trinity church at 10 a. m.
The Missionary Guild meets at 7:30 p. m.
Jtmea O. Login, the Rock Island
switchman injured recently while in the
'discharge of his duty, is again upon the
streets, carrying the wounded hand in
For Monday eveniog Manager Mon
trose has secured a splendid attraction in
the "Turkish Bath," which has a reputa
tion of being one of the best comedies on
At the opera house tomorrow night,
Jim Hall, the champion pugilist, will ap
pear in conjunction with Con Doyle as a
New Year's attraction. A pleasant eve
nine of sport is promised.
E B. Jack, manager of the Roland
Reed company, which is to appear at
Harper's theatre Jan. 7, is at the Har
per. air. lteea win produce bis new
comedy. "Lend Me Your Wife."
E lward Heberle and Misstfiz Picart
wilt be united in marriage by Justice
Wivill this evening. The' ceremony will
bu in the German tongue, and the 'iquire
is preparing himself for the event.
Henry Kramer, of the enterprising
book -binding firm of Kramer & Bleuer,
has invented a neat memorandum and
daily expenfe book, which will no doubt
rind good sale. It is a splendid pocket
The room in Star block made vacant
bv the Western Union Ttlegraph com
pany is being rt fitted and will be used by
.Manager Harrop, of the Central Union
Telephone compiny, as an offlje and
I On Siturday morning Jan. 2 the Seat
8 lie for Pauline Hall's engagement at the
Burtis, atDiven;ort, will open, and as
the bouse will be sold out for this suberb
opera company, it is advisable to tele
phone 20, or call early.
The Ladies Industrial Relief society
will hold an in portant meeting at the
home of the pres dent, Mrs. H. B. Sud
low, 608 Twentieth street, Saturday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock. The attendance of
all members is u -gently desired.
Supervisor 8. W. Heath, of Bowling,
was in the cit.r today. It was Mr.
Heath's in teres ti ig little daughter. The
Argus learned from him for the first
time today, whoie correspondence with
Santa Claus appeared in Thb Argus re
The second of the masquerade series
by B'.euer's band s to be held at Armory
hall Saturday nij'ht and will doubtlecs
draw out a large atteidince. No ote
will be allowed e n the floor without
costume before midnight. Costumes for
rent at the hall.
A Rockford pajer says: Oje by one
the angels come t -ooping into the tcrres
trial heaven of C eorge Jacob. If this
thing keeps up an addition will have to
be built to the mi nsion of the redeemed
or else some of the angels will have to be
sent out to sleep in the barn.
A representative of the new road
which is seeking tntrance into Rock Is!
and from the dirretion of Jacksonville is
io the city today. He gave Mayor Mc
Conochie assurarce this morning that
the road meant business in its determin
ation to enter Rock Island, and that it
only remained for the way to be provided
to get in to bring the line here.
John Taylor, of Taylor Ridge, was in
the city today, ai d be reports that the
fatal disease betetofore noted is still
playing havoc among his stocB. Four
valuable horses have died within a week.
and another.Mr. Taylor expected, would
be dead before be reached home. Mr.
Taylor expects a visit from the state vet
erinary surgeon to investigate the diss
Four young pet pie are listed to begin
tbe new year aright. At the bride's
home in Davenport this evening occurs
the marriage of I . W. McKown, well
known in Rock Idand, and Miss Bertie
Learner, and tbe marriage of John G.
Huntoon to Misn Ada B. Campbell,
daughter of Coutty Treasurer Campbell
and wife, occurrir g at the residence of
tbe latter this even ng.
The funeral of the late Mrs. George
Mixter occurred from her home at the
head of Twenty-third street at 10 o'clock
this morning, Rev. W. S. Marquis, of tbe
Broadway Presnyti rian churcb, officiat
es. Tbe floral of erings were beautiful
and in profusion, a ad the remains were
followed to their last resting place by a
large concourse cf sorrowing friends.
The pallsbearers were B . C. Keator,
George Boynton.C. A. Rose, C. C. Mci
I q tire, 3. J. Keator and Timothy Murphy.
Mrs. Charles Owen, wife of an engineer
on the Rock Inland road, and whose home
is in Eldon. Iowa, came to the city yes
terday to do some chopping and visit
friends in Rock IsU nd. She spent the
afternoon across tae river and upon re
turning to this city Cisco vered that she had
lost her pocketbook . Where, she did not
know. The pocket ook had in it several
dollars a railroad : ass, and a few other
valuables. It was the intention of Mrs.
Owen to return home last evening, and
the losing of her pocketbook make her
situation a peculiarly perplexing one.
She happened, however, to find her hus
band before be wet t out on his run, and
she was then happy. Davenport Democrat.
Malaga grapes, oranges and bananas at
He bad a ' f rot: In his throat." He
took one bottle of Dr. Bull's C )iigh Syr
up and the frog jumped out. Twenty-
five cents did it.
A. 0. HUtSiNU
Represents, among other time-tried ana wel
known Fire Insurance Companies he following:
Boral tninranee Company, of England.
Weachester Fire Ins. Company of N. Y.
Buffalo German Ine. Co., Buffalo, K. T.
Rochester German Ins. Co., Rochester, H. Y.
Citiiens Ins. Co., of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Ban Fire Office. London.
Union Ins. Co., of California.
Becnrity In. Co.. New Hmrn, Conn.
Milwaukee Mechanics Inr.O ., Milwaukee, Wis
German lire Ins. Co., of Ciuria, 111,
Office Cor. 18th St., and 8ocond Ave.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
J. M. BUFORD,
Te old Fire and Tlme-trtea Campania
LOSSES PROMPTLY PAD).
to a low ax any reli-ble oro any caa aflaeri
Tonr Dtrr"e la aollelied.
: Shirt Factory:
We axe now prepared to take
your measure and make
Prices ss Low se the Lowest.
All kinds of Repairing done.
Also agent for Rockford Clothing Company.
Fine custom-made pants from S3 to $10.
109 Second Avenue, Rock Inland.
Over Looslcy's Crockerv ftore.
LOUIS GLOC KHOFF'S
Your Attention Please.
Yfu era looking (or a suitable Xnaa
gift for a reJation'or dear friend. Doi't
worry any longer, but go at once to
Jewelry Store, ,
and if you don't see just what vou want,
a k tot it, for be has loala of fine goods
stowed away for want of space to display
them. There is no gift more approprU
ate or lasting than a well selected piece
of jewelry. You will find the largest as
sortment to select from at J. Ramser'a.
He can show you all known precious
stones Sit upon beautiful designs. He
can suggest many suitable articles which
you perhaps could not call to mind. He
is tlways pleased to bbow eoois even if
you don't buy. Remember tbe place.
1827 Second Avenue. R ick Island.
Billiard and Pool Parlors.
lisvlng jnt furnished a fine Parlor li tairs and
eq ill pen it wt'Hrwnor BraniCJ aikc'a
finest Billiard TlVs. alio twoilu col
IN THE CIGAR STORE
the finest l'nonf Imported and Domestic Cigars
and Tobacco la the market.
180S Second Avenuk.
The taxes for 1991 are now due and
may be paid to the township collector at
Hurst & Donaldso is omce in Masonic
Temple block. Your last year' receipt
will be of great assistance to the collector
in finding your descriptions on the tax
books. William TSugden.
W. Trefz & Co.,
. Toys and Candy.
CMS W TOBACCO.
If you wish to see a nice line
of New Year's Cards call ani
see oar display.
2223 Fourth Ave.
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard
1 WL o
I . St0
-ALL KINDS Or-
Cast Iron Work
done. A specialty of tarnishing aL kinds
of Stores with Caetingt at 8 oent
per pound. '
A MACHINE SHOP
nee been added where all kind of machine
work will be done Cret-claaa.
NINTH ST. AND 7th AVE.
DOWNING BROS. i Propts.
Annual Clearance Sale.
Bttween now and the tirat of
the year we shall follow our an
nual custom of closiog out our
stock as close as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking cf purchasing a
piano or organ will cf-rtainly
eave money and do well by call
ing on D. Koy Bowlby, 1726
Heccnd avenue, Kock Island.
We guarantee prifes and frms
to suit those who wish to buv
for hoi day presents. We etid
Handle the old reliable Hauet
& Davis and Emerson pianos,
which our houst- has bandied
continuously for 30 years thit
alone will recommend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical aee.
Call and get prices; no tiouble
to snow 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 nand instruments tnat
will sell them to anyone who
wants a piano; we don't pro-
5ose to carry over the first of
nuary anything second-band.
Will sell on easy payments;
call early and gtt your choice
13. Rov I3ovll3v.
That's Good for All the Year.
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The sort of tree that please patrons
not onlv at Christmas, but from Christ mas
to Christmas. A tree bearing the
fruit this does can only stand as the out
growth of a reputable firm stalwart.
standard, staple all through the year
92 Youll 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
Silk handkerchiefs, rery exquisite.
Initial handkerchiefs, perfect beauties.
Silk and cashmere mufti irs, a beautiful
present. ' Neckwear, a rich assortment.
Kid gloves and mittens, something use
ful. Satin suspenders, they'll make bis
heart kUiI. Night robes, most beautiful
Drop ia and ses us; no trouble to show
you through. -
1728 Second Ave.
Leave Your Orders for
Corner Eleventh etreet nd Tenth.avenne.
Tele phone Mo. 1330.
H. P. LAMP Manager.
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 variety in
silk and wool. Attend
this handkerchief sale and
Ladies' black mohair ski
Ladies black satin skirtJ
Ladies' w ool skirts. I
Table sets, linen.
And hundreds of ot
Rock Island. Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpe
IN THE THREE CITIES.
1525 and 1527
121, 126 and 128
CLEMANN & SALZMAPJM
. . John Clark, Jr. & Co.'s
Best Six Corel
Mile-End Spool Coffo
ON BLACK SPOOLS.
Justly celebrated for its superiority for
both hand and machine sewiig.
fcAll numbers warranted six cor J. 4
1 jy ti M,-
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FALL AND WJNIER ST(C
of Gooda rtct red by
l t"Ca.U and Examine. I jf.