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THE ARGUS. SATUEDAV, JaXU a 11Y 2, 181)2.
The Time to Buy.
PRICES LOWER THAN EVER.
Our Holly Goods 1st be Closed Oni!
Albums, lamps, clocks, brush, comb and
shaving sets, smokers' sets, etc.. AT COST.
Bedroom and parlor suites, lounges and
couches, easy chairs, rockers, dining and par
lor tables, sideboards, carpets, curtains, rugs
and table coversspecial prices.
COOK and HEATING STOVES,
best assortment; prices to suit. See us be
fore you buy. I can save you money and give
you time to pay for purchases at cash prices.
CHAS. A. MECK,
322 Brady Street, Davenport, la.
Open every evening until 8:00 o'clock, and S(itnrUy nntil 10:00.
AGENCY FOR THE
STEAM and HOT WATER
om-e and Shop 1 Eighteenth Street. Telephone 11
til AS. W. YERBIRY. Manasrer.
Rock Island, 111.
For CHOICE HEATS Go to . .
H. Treman & Sons,
All telephone orders promptly filled. Telephone N. 1103. 1700 Tnird Ave.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Will sell for the next HO da-3 all bis orcoatings at ir
p-r cent less than the leular prices.
Star Block, Opposite Harpee House.
231 Twentieth street.
B. F. THOMAS & CO.,
Elm Street Meat Maiket-
All kinds of Freh and Salt Meats always on hand. Game,
FUh and Oysters In the season.
Reynolds' Block. Molutb Ave., FODT OF ELM ST.
THE CADETSHIP CONTEST.
The Examination at Monmouth
How it flat Ciiiuluctrd, by Whim
and the Candidates Who Will
be ik' Lai ky Buy not Yet
Ia accor lance with previous announce
ment Tuesday was the day at Moomouth
ia which young men between the ages of
17 and 22 were examined at Monmouth
as to their mental attainments and phys
ical capabilities for the csdetship at West
Point Military academy to which the
Eleventh congressional district is enti
tled. Fiftetn candidates were put to
the test. The physicl e semination was
conducted by Dr. W. S Holliday at the
Commercial bouse. Monmouth, and the
mectal stmination was conducted by
Prof. J. II. McMillen, of Monmouth, and
County Superintendent C B Marshall, of
Rock Inland. The young aspirants were
as follows, and the result will be awaited
Kobert Higins. William M. McKVlvey,
i E. Peterman, Claud Lu.-.k and Joseph
P. Cummings. of Monmouth; G. B. Mc
Vey, Har Id Hammond, John C. Work,
J. W. Hermetet, Hushviilp; M. Edward
Koark. Macomb; W. II. Poster, Biggs
ville; E. P. Gilchrist. Canhase; Everett
C-ilvin. Hiintsvtllp; 8. R. Kenworthy,
Hock Island; and G. C. Ferson, V.ols.
XKW YEAR'S EVE. WEDI)IX(iS.
CUiIc W ho Began h? Kt w Vrar
Haitp ly IllitJon-t'aiiiiihell Itr-Kown-Learner.
John G. Hun toon and Miss Bertha
Campbell were united in marriage at the
home of the bride's parents County
Treasurer and Mrs. Thomts Camp
bell at the head of Elm street at 7:30
New Year's Eve. Owing to ihe recent
bereavement in the family of the bride in
the death of John A. Boyer, the wedding
was quiet. Rev. Dr. Taylor, ot the
First Baptist church, performed the cere
mony in the presence of a gathering lim
ited to the family circle. The bride is a
well known and accomplished youDg
lady, and since h;r father's election as
county treasurer, has been an assistant in
his office, where she has won many
friend?. The groom is one of the Rock
Inland boys who is fast nwkinghis mark.
With the first of the year be became as
sistant general superintendent of the
Davenport & Rock liland Street Railway
company, which he has been connected
with for three years, and his rise in its
employ is a speaking testimonial to his
wor.h. Mr and Mrs.Huntoon have enter
ed upon the duties of housekeeping in a
cottage the groom had purchased and
prepared for his bride on Nineteenth
street near Sixth avenue.
At the residence of the bride's parents
in Davenport Thursday night occurred
the marriage of Louis W. McKown and
Miss Bertie J. Learner, the ceremony be
ing performed by Rev. Hammond, of
Murphysborough, 111. The bride was at
tended by Miss Nettie Jamison, of Dav
enport, while J. Frank Kane, of Rock
Island, acted as best man. Thecroom
is a son of D. P. McKown, formerly of
Rock I-land, and a brother of E. B. and
Bert McKown. of this city. He is book
keeper for C A. Meek, the weil-Known
house furnisher of Davenport, and a
tbon ugnly exemplary young man. His
bride is a young Udy of many excellent
qualities, and has many admiring
Thursday eveniug at the bone of
the bride in South Park. Justice
Wivill unitt-d in mrriage Eiward Ht
berle and Miss Eliz Rigart, in the pres
ence of a large number of friends. The
house was handsomely decorated, and the
ceremony was performed in the German
Knue. A season of sociability followed.
Kaier ft'iim- nt.
That stirring drama. "Paul Kauvar,"
drew large houses at the two perform
ances at Divenport yesterday. The com
p icy appears again tonig it .
The benefit wtilch was to have ben
given Jim Hall, the Australian, at Hr
pet's theatre 1 ist evening, was postponed
onacMiint u ih wea-h"r but it will
pr.iViidy oj:ir rsomitim; the cjmia.r
While "A Ta-kUn Bun," t be seen at
Harper's theatre Mouday tight, was
playinin L s Aigeles. Ca!., recently, an
amusing incident bappenul t-. Marie
Heath, the star of that organiz ition.
During the matinee performance, while
she as singing her s m ', " VVon.'t You
Come Out dr,d Plat?" a little child.
scarcely 5 years old, was standing in the
aisle. Suddenly she turned to her mother
and ix:iairued at tne top of her tiny
voice: "Mamma. I WRnfH rri U hat. t'c.
loin' to go and play wid dat little cirl."
The effect on the audience was magical.
Ttiey applauded until Marie Healb was
compelled to respond with a number of
Oj Monday tvening at the Burtis opera
house Miss Pauline Hall and her superb
comic opera company, will present for
tie first time here Olenbach's meritor
ious opera comique -'Madame Favart.''
Olenboch was the first to bring to the
treatment of comic opera the ingenuity
and elaboration which other composers
have given to more serio g works. He
was generally regaidel as a composer
whose trainirg wis complete, and be wag
nevirel.se than earnest, and from a mu i
cal and comedy view point, refined, ar
tistic and cultivated. His melodies are
symtbmical, and the structures of his
operas are founded for the most part
upon dance measure), bright and pleas
ant. On Tuesday evening the big New York
cimedy succes?, "Dr Bill." is to be seen
at the Burtis.
The Ovidd Musin Concert company
called out a large audience at Harper's
theatre Thursday Dight, and the enter
tainment was thoroughly artistij and
"When we are in R me, we do as the
Romans do," And when we ere on this
continent, we dont erj y our bad co ds
long, we stp tbem summarily bv using
Dr. Bull's C ugh Syrup. Oaly 23 cents.
Advertlned LitRt n. 1
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HOWARD WELLV P. M.
Christmas candies at Krell & Math's.
Christmas trees and tree ornaments at
Krell & Math's
Get a baskt filled with nice candy far
10c at Krell & Math's.
Call on E. B. McKown for hard wood
and soft co j.. Telephone 1.138.
A nice present a box or basket of fine
candy. Krell & Math have the finest.
Mixed nuts and mixd candies till you
can't rest, al Krell & Math's.and at such
The largest selection of fine, pure can
dies in the three citus and put no in
boxes or baskets is to be found at Krell
& Math's new store.
Trs imonial from Hon. 8. P. Hughes,
judge supreme court. Little Rock. Ark. :
"I haye used your dtamotd spectacles
about a year, and have found them clear,
easy to the eyes and very satisfactory .
I prefer them to any I havt used. Yours
truly, Simon P. Hughes.
These glasses are for sale by T. II.
Thomas, agent for Rock Island.
In the pursuit ot the gooa things of
this world we anticipate too much; we
sat out the heart and sweetnesg of world
ly pleasures by delightful forethought of
tbem. The result nhtainnri f mm th nu
of Dr. Jones' Red Clover Tonic f &r exceed
all claims. It cures dyspepsia, and all
stomacD, liver, kidney and bladder
troubles. It is a Derfect tonic. annetizpr
blood purifier, a gure cure for ague and
maianai diseases, trice, 50 cents, of
' Good evening! Have you used Ah!
there is no need of my saying anything
further, I am sure you will hereafter use
nothing bn the famous Blush of Rosesor
your complexion. Yours with best wishes.
Fi.oka A. Jones, South Bend. lad.
P. S. Call this eve Dlesse at T. H.
Thomas' and learn the particulars.
Mkln Hi ease.
Wha spectacle is more disgusting
than that of a man or woman with a skin
disease, which sbows itself in pimples or
blotches on hauls, arms, face and orck?
It is simply impure blood. See what
Brndredth Pills did for a chronic case:
For four Tears I was in lhe
mounted in tan try in the I". S
army, rrsiding durinc that t'me
DrincipVly in Texas Almost all f that
time I had a chronic fkin disease, har
acterz -d by an eruption oyer the entire
surfHe of my legs and thighs, Rrm and
chrt. The doctors termed it ecz -ma. I
hd giv-n up all hopes or ever being
cnr--d, when Brandreth's Pills w re rec
ommended to me. I concluded to try
'hem. and I have thanked God daily since
ttenl.idso. I used them for ab -ut
three months, and by that time was com
pl ttly cured, and have never had any
End Trill ever be the
mt. Influenza. Backache.
Fains in the Side. Chest and
Joints, Neuralgia, Sprains, &c
Before von need to hvr, ottain
-FREE OF CHARCE-C
tie valuable book : "Gnide to Health," witb
endorsements ot prominent pojaciasB.
3 I O Broadway.
i ienca, rragun, suHraim, uneci
Knrembere, tone Win. Leinaic.
1 50 Cents a bottle, For Sle bj j
Jo I m Volk cSc Co.,
Sash Doors Blinds, Siding. Flooring,
and all kinds of wood work for bnilderr.
!btenth 8t hft. Third and 7oarth ae.
V. M. BINDING'S
Head of Twenty-fifth Street
- BETWEEN -
Thirteenth and Fifteenth Avenues.
A Rare Chance For Bargains in City Lots.
Eligible Desirable and Cheap.
Only One Mile from the City Postoffice.
Easy Terms and Long lime.
"Enquire at the Eock Island Savings Bank
J- M. BUFORD.
PROTECT YOUR EYES!
OPE CTAC LES
MR. H- HIRSCHBERu
T!ie well-known (ptiein , r,Ji!:r.
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miiMniction ! the Lpi.k p, r.,in i,''
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never ha? to chant e th,.,, Ji,., '
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T. 11. THOMAS ha-a f , I a.orim.
ami iuitei all to fvhfv th-ni-,
i'l lhe treat superiority of thee ,
fiver any and all otheri now In ne t0 M
ami examine the same at T II. i'ti..mj.
dru.gis! and optician. Hoc.) I-la .!
No Peddlers Supplied.
DAVIS & CO,
Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
Gas and Steam Fitting
A complete l'ne of l'ipe. Brass Goods, Packing Hose,
Fire Brick, Etc. Largest and best equipped
establishment west cf Chicago.
DAVIS BLOCK. Moline, 111.
1712 First Ave,, Rock Island. 111.
Telephone 11 48.
Residence Telephone 1169.
MANHOOD RESTORED !S?
'!0". NTTuMtt. l,.-iliidc.il1r3iin n1 (.!s if power t tin- (thrafitr
Ornate in fit her m-i cmihpi .t .vtrxrttt.n. Touihful erro, or Mn:t
H''1 tt't!. opuim r ftinMilfit5 tin tt ,-t! fi lnl to Irflrru;iT. noimrw
tin n! I nrnty. 1111 iipit.nt.'mcm tM rrv in vet pork. 9 I ht ptrk-
IT h tllMil: f. fftir f.V With kvitt I , nMor oii i ,.
iraroRR xt. Av-rFKCMKO. r rruf.d the monry. Or ular live. Audrt ev .Nerve Seed t o., hlrsto. 111.
For gale in Rock island bv Hartz & Bahnsen. 31 Ave. and 20th 6treet.
Qavenport Business College,
COMPLETE IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
FOR CATALOGUES ADDRESS
J. C. DUNCAN, Davenport. Ia
The Arc Garland . . .
Is the leading hard coal stove of the world. It
has stood the test of time, and ,has proven itself
to be the Prince of Base Burners. If you are in
need of a hard coal stove, it will pay you to call
and examine the merits of the Art Garland; it is
sold with a positive guarantee that it has no equal.
The Riverside Oak
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It will not gas or smoke.
It will keep lire all night.
It has a large ash pan.
It has heavy steel body.
It is guaranteed in every respect.
Gall and examine our immense line of Stoves
1615 ai d 181? SeconaTenue, Kock Island, 111.