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THE ARGUS. MONDAY, JANUARY 1892.
Standby Rock Island.
Bargains in shoes Boston.
Bargain coimter at the Boston.
Notice the Boston chance of ad.
Remnant week at Mclntire Bros.'
The "Turkish Bath" is at the Harper.
Yuil the bargain counter at the Boa
William Killing, of Cal Valley, was in
the city today.
D. Roy Bowiby leaves this eyemng for
Chicago on business.
Remnants, remnants, remnants! Mc
Iutire Bros.' this week.
Farther and deeper cuts on jackets and
wraps at McCabe Bros'.
You heard the drop? It wss in Mc
Cabe Bros', cloak department.
For sls A nice gentle, fresh milch
cow. Eoquire of J. J. Reimtrs.
John B-ihnsen, of Warsaw, Neb , is in
the riiy visiting frietdi and relatives.
Closing some especially good things
this week in dress goods at MjCabe
Miss Sue Denkmann left this morning
fur VVellcslcy.Ma.-8 ,to risume herstudi.s
at school .
You may And just what you want i
a cUeap shoe at the Boston on their ba;
Jackets w ere $3 i5, $3 75, ?4 84, ?5 38,
J6 73, you will flod them this week all
52.50 at McCabe Bros'.
Mrs Henry S. Fraser, of Indianapolis,
is yet very H! at the home of P. U. Mitch
ell, though cradually rccoverinc.
litn-iDasts l.ljck and colored wooldress
tjoojs, rtmnan's table linens, remnants
tUnni-ls. etc., at Mclntire Bros.' this
St: vices will beheld each evening thif
weib except Siturday at 7:3J in -the lec
ture room of the Central Presbyterian
Mrs. N. Ilarber, who ha9 been visitin?
her d -.tighter, Mrs. L. G. Eddy, on Thir
let nib street, baj returned to her borne
in ICmsas City.
The second miEquende given by
Bauer's band at Armory hall on Saturday
evening was largely attended and proved
a verv er joyable ii fXiir .
tciriet twill tl inoels worth 50c (b wn
to H'. ; worth 2jj reduced to Kite; this
veek to make a racket in the fl innel de
piutiuen! at AKCnbe Bro:-'. j
Ilirry G lmort wlio has been spied-1
iny h; h' ii iiy vacation at home, re
turn i! In !-.y n Chester, Pa . wberj he is
attendii g a n.i itary schoid.
The conOiti. m of Police C ip'-ain George j
LjUi,'. who has lei n ill for sometime, is
such as !o warrant the gravest fears. Ile
bus the iiitlucLZt in its most severe form.
Edf ri Dickmann left this morning fcr
"ew York, and ii a few days sets sail for
Europe, vi hither be goes to return with
liiss:er, Miss Tiliie, who is visiting in
Msj. AUx Mackenzie left this morning
for Chicago. He was accompaned by his
daughter, Miss I.ucia who returns to
New York City, where she has been at
J. Wilmot Eckert, the tenor of "A
Turkish Btth" company, to be seen to
night, has a remarkably clear and sweet
tenor voice. He was for 6 years leading
tenor at the "Trivoli," S in Francisco.
This evening occurs the grand opening
of The Club under th management of
O'C jnnor & Catton. The latter, assisted
by some of his friends of national repute
will give exhibitions with the cue and
At the meeting of the Tn-City Minis
terial association in Moline today Rev.
A W. Archibald, of Davenport, was
elected president; Rtv. J. H. Kerr, of
this city, vice-president, and Rev. A. M.
Stocking, of Moline, secretary.
L C. Gibbs, for some time past day
operator at the C, R, I. & P., has been
transferred to Trenton, Mo., where he
will take a position as train dispatcher.
F. C. Emmons, the present night oper
ator, succeeds Mr Gibus as day man.
Special evangelistic services 'will be
held each evening- during the week of
prayer, and probably for two or three
weeks at the First Methodist church
Services this evening, a brief sermon and
b-iqht singing. To these services' a gen
et il invitation is extended.
J. J. Reiraers leaves tomorrow morning
for Chicago which will henceforth b his
home, the office of John J. Reimers &
Co.. wholesale lumber, room 208,
Riallo building, having been opened this
morning. Mr. Reimers will be attended
by fie best wishes of his many Rock Isl
and friends in bis new venture.
Tomnrrow evening occurs the annua
installation of the officers of BarrettChap
ler No. IS, R. A. M ; also a fine musical
programme and refreshments will be
served. The comuanions of Barrett
Osed in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
Caapter and t eir ladies extend a cordi.l
and fraternal invitation to all brethren
(Master Mhsoqf) aod their ladies to be
present as the guests of the chapter. A
good time ma be expected.
Signal Service Observer Walz meteor
logical summary for the month of De
cetnlH-r shows the mean barometer to
have been 30 060; the bichest 30 680 on
ihe 11th: the lowest 29 251 on the 31
the mean temperature, 35; highest 57 on
the Hth; low est 56 on the 26 h. The
total prtcipit ition was 1 64. The num
ber of days ia which .01 inch of prtcipi
tation fell were 10. Number of cloud
less days 14; partly cloudy, 9; cloudy, 8
J. P. Warier, of St Pul.'who is vis
iting bis piri-nts, Mr. and Mrs. John
Warner in this city, spetks enihusias i
cally of the endeavor the northern saint is
making to secure the democratic national
convention. The c'ty has levied a mu
nicipal tax of (125 0i)0 as is known, for
an auditorium, and a systematic and uni
ted effort is beini: made, the city beiog
aided by Minneapolis, in the some soirit
that St. Paul helped that city in securing
the republican convention. Mr. Warner
issaDguine of the succefS of S". Paul in
this great enttrprise.
The Rick Island Travelers' association
Saturday Digi t at a meeting at the Hir
per completed arrangements for the ban
quet at the II irper Jan 2 2. Committees
were appointed as follows: Arrange
mnt, C. F. Oaetjer, Allen D. Welch.
Hugh W. RHl -ton, Capt. James M.Beard-
-ley. Henry JL'nning.o; invitation, James
V.Bailey. LI. Bostock, J. W. Bahnsen,
Fred Hansen, E'mer Lloyd. T. C Wake
field; reception. George W. Cish, John
Ohlwtiler, M. O'Connor, W. J. R-inson,
T. C, Lewis, Oavu Leonard; flour, llob-
ert Wasner, F. Horn, E M. Cook,
George Huber and Mark Lloyd.
The ferry boat has again been driven
into winter quarters. She hung on al
most long ei:OU4.h for her boilers to
frez-i up. and uatil the river was clogged
with floating i ;e, and floattd off at Uston
the tears of anguish that fl wed copiously
from the eyes of her "public-spirited"
owner, la o.-der to accommodate the
public until bridge traffic U resumed, ;he
U, li. I & 1. will run trains to D.Vcn-
i ort every t vo nours, beginning at 8
o'clock a.m., ami will run baek from
Davenport at the same intervals begin
ning with the irsl triu b ick a' ii a. m.
Trains will be run each way at intervals
of 2 hours unt.l 7 p. m.
"O il sir, the gwd die fl-st." "Well I
never could see why they did, unless they
w re peculiarly subject to cold, and had
davs been t to good to use Dr. Bali's
IS. irk ll nil for Knrk l-lint
The R ck Island Citi.-jns'j Improve
ment asjociiti n took the pr.itKr .course
Saturday even.ng in endorsing the R ck
ford Construction coaipiny and urging
lhat its Liil be respected by the city coun
cil. The Improvement association does
not seek to stand in a dictatory liht be
fore the councd, and it should not. It
rather hopes to be in touch with the
council in matters relating to public con
cern, and Ro;k Island's advancement.
It is in or J r to encoirHgj the fair
minded, publii -spirited representatives in
the couucil in the face of any cunning
misrepresenta'ions that my be made
that the associition adopted resolutions
Saturday c;gt.l. The aldermen should
not be guided by the wishes of contrac
tors or their representatives in or out of
the council, bat by the best interests of
the people, of the tax piycrs, and above
all they should spare Rock Island the
reputation of doing a dishonorable act,
no matter what the reservations in its ad
vertisements for bids. The council is
dealing with C3n tractors who hive com
plied with i's specifications, not with
contractors who have ridiculed them,
and have not even bid in accordance
Jaimaiy Court C onvriio.
Jude A. A. Smith convened the Jan
uary term of the circuit court at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. The grand jurors were
sworn in, and E. N. Holliater, of Port
Byron, appoir ted foreman, after which
Jude Smith charged tne j iry and turned
it over to t'-tate'd Attorney Sturgeon.
The following is a lit of the jury:
Cordova J F S.mpson.
Coe Wiilifctn Ashdown.
Canoe Creeli Jasper Sell.
Port Byron E. N. Hollister.
Zima R. O.Clark.
Jlainptoa Qeorsre SUinner.
Souih Moline E. J Jamieson.
South Rock Island David Bo wen.
Black Hawk C U-Brandenburg.
Coal Valley James Clesg.
Rural R. Vt. B. LlannaV
Bowling J. R. Barnett.
Eduinzton Ber j imin Foun'.uine.
Andalusia Willard Parmeuter.
BuHulo Pra rie John R isi.
Drury Ira Reynolds
Rock IsUnc Joshua Hasselquist.
Ro.-k Island Lliram Drliua.
Kck Isl ind Otto Gro!jn
R ck Islanr Juhn Si Herman.
Molim Viii-.ni Font 8
Moline ) Les"-r.
Moline-0 cr Pn.l.
titilttiM 'lia '!.
An iraporiHiil busintss change bah taken
place by which the tlrm of Div s & C,
the plum'.x-rs and gas, and steam tiiu-rs
have so d a half interest to Tolles &
Swan, of Moline, and a new Mock com
pany wid bj the residt. It will be or
gan:z'd under the name' of The Davis
Company, and will have a capital ttoik
of f 50,000. B 'h the plant in this city
and the one in Moline will he enlarged,
and arraiiK'-men s made for carrying on a
more extensive wholesale tride. All the
members tf the enpanv ure liv', ener
trt tic men, and will no doubt m-et with
I olio i'oiuf.
August Rusler, .Isek Bailey and iluib
Morris were fined 3 tl e price .f a Sun
day jag. i ,
Li muel Hudson was held in bonds of
250 for burglary, and wns fenl to jtil in
Charles Frank and Charles Patten
were each fiutd $5 ami costs for disord
pily rnndiir. I hey in comnrion with
EanlVin Oershelt, who will h". tried
tinitjtit. were arre-'t-d Siturd ay niiiht.by
Ulhcers b 2"l aod M i!q leen for erent no
a disturbance on Temy- six'h and Vne
T ! C'jihI inn- M.-ieTtliicn.
Nmv to mu: line t he workini; of 1 he tyjie
cn-iini; in ;i-ii i ii -. A ki-ylumrd simii.-ir to
that, of a t ypcwi il-r fionls tin in u hiiie.
There is a key for each h i lei- of I he alpha
bet.. The iipi r.ttiii- .it in ti.oit of Ilie key
lioard. l-t n sMppo-ii i hat ii-wir-hes to
set, tlie word "new." lb touches t he key
n. The toiieii on I he hi v ivieasi", from a
r.iai;ri.:ne in rear of I he inaeliine a mold,
teehiiieaily called a matrix, for ihe let
The matrix, which i, of lira--s. slides
down into a rec-i.er near l!ie keyboard.
Next the uperaior loaches t he key e. A
maiiix for tin huer e is released ami
slides down aimi i inr ietter u. Tiie oner-
itor toin iies tin key w. A matrix for w
erniies down ami ranires jt-elf alongside e.
Now, in the l-eei'iver we have, wind? the
wold new in ivih ? No, notion of the
We have three litr c l.rass mi., is stand
ins.-side by si.ie, from which, if we poured
molten i ui I..1 into t .i !:!. we -.v-oii!d set. t he
word new in a solid ,-a-t. H it I here is no
l pe, 'i'iie lii.u-ii i lie knows hoi Iiiiil; of t vpe
latever. I i . s i ; : . , 1 it- cotiv eii.eitee sake
1 ar.- c.-ili.iiL;
: :l it pl t-ciil a I y pc ca-l i iil
Bui i lie t ; mi-
co::ie to put molten
cc i .u n uioNis or ma
!i;:e -hoiii i ! set. not.
metal into ; :.c
I lice-. An in
nieivi v a w i'i .1.
. S.I'i:h.m' t in i: in js to be,
cm- in p i--."' 'i'l.c opef.-noi-;
. : i k. al'ter ke for l lie sur
ll::l:l ' he l-.ial I ices f. u t he
i-ii!" i side l.y side. 1. 1).
u r- lenci- Mo;,; i.iv.
'New 1 hi !u - c
proeee.:- to :..ii
eess. e c t ! c!--.
Tin 1' I'M I II s.
A tei, i:v..!.n o
.veil by a Prcmoiiit ion.
n later 0:1 one of I lie sin-l.-.i
iini: out o: I'titiiut-L;
rieinv t hat will la-t him a
ouni man iM-came careless,
unci inn-- will, and he 'ave
;iit and pa--.111.-1r train.
tie track ro.cl-
has I, a.l an ,.
lifel one. IM- v
is il;-pat chi l-- si
orders for a I re
nio oilc in op.io-iU- 1 ! 1 red inii., t i uo to a
rt.-iin st ai ion. Wneii ihe 1 rains had
start e.l t he operator siehleii.v lvmetiiliered
liiat t hi'V couiilii'i reach the piace w it houL
I ioolsioli. it was too iate tl eounter-
nriinl I lie on let-, and in his au'ony cold droii
of per-jiirat mu t an down over his face. In
Icsd-inim- hi- feelim: afierward he saiil
lie iivi-il years in the few short, minutes
which won id decide t he fat" of t he t fains.
lie was staitied and relieved hv seeinn
the engineer o; i in- freight walk into the
lower. Ti;-( nuineer had received ii is or
ders, l,ui when lie reached a switch he bad
tl preino:ii: imi t here was soinet hiu wrom.
and he tun el in on t he side track, liis
train was -caic. lv out of the way when
the express thundered by.
The next day Ihe operator went to the
superintendent of the road and told liiin
what had happened, at the same time
handing in his i esi'iial ion. The manager
looked at him fur a moment and then
said: "(in hack to your work, my boy.
This experience has lieen n lesson for you.
I don't think it will occur in the future."
The Klyiiii- lH(-liine Miin.
Ill one of my trips through the navy le
parlment 1 was introdiiced to the chiel
clerk of tiie litire;:ii of enlist met inn. whose
name is Darius (ireen. "Not 1 lie Darius
Green of C.yin machine fame?' I asked
upon hearing Id- name. "Kxactly," he re
plied smil'ii.'. "i hat is just who i am." Jle
then tohl me hi- story. 'Some thirty-five
years af.'o,': he said. "I was a hoy al teiidin
school at Medfonl. Mass. One day the Poet
Trow briili-'e called upon t he principal, w ho
was a personal li ietnl of his. and sketc hed
out the plan of his celeliriiled story of the
flvini; machine. I have,' he said, 'every
thing now except a name for my hero.
Can't you find anion;; ymir scholars one
that will suit?' My teacher thou-'lil over
the names of hi- pupils and mentioned
mine to Mr. Trow hridue, w ho accepted it
and made me famous." Darius (ireen was
employed in the navy yard of Uoston for a
liumher of years. iii lssii he came to
Washington and accepted his present posi
tion in the bureau of const ruction. Wash
ington Cor. Brooklyn Kayle.
Nearly a hundred years into 1 he numlier
of prizes that- fell to Knulish fleets and
cruisers wns enormous, and many officers
f-rew wealthy on their prize money, and
even common sailors received sums that
miu'hr, have made them eotnfortahle for
life if t hey had only had the prudence to
save theui. Certain frigates 'ot the repu
tation of bei nu lucky sliips. It is almost
certain that the luckcame from the frigate
l'ini; a fast one. She had a smart captain
appointed to her, and he in turn jcathered
round hiiji u smart crew, ami luck is al
ways sure to in on tne side of those who
know how to take advantage of the
chances. Good Words.
How 1'lirple live Wan II'scoTered.
It is often said that the old Phoenicians
discovered the purple dye in the murex
she'd lv ohserviui; a don which had eaten
one of the molliisks and thus colored his
chops with a rich purple staiu (E. Curtius
observes that t he ancients were accustomed
to hunt the niurex by the assistance of
pointer doirs). Some of the myths say that
Iieraeles, by the aid of bis dog, first dis
covered the purple niurex. American
Xts ia-1 'i :.::;
Teacher Bobby, where do we get our
Bobby From the sugar cane.
Teacher Correct. Now, Edward,
where do we get onr soapy
Edward From the soapstorw? Roch
ester Post-Express. '
Clara I thought yon were to go walk
ing with Miss Cirosjjram today? Didn't
she have a new walking costume just
Mande Yos. But her dressmaker
says it won't bo dono until tomorrow.
A Successful Hunt.
Cliolly Aw! what success did yon
have on your bunting expedition, Fwed
& doah boy? Did you kill any game?
Fweddy No, ban Jove! lint deuce
take it, we killed four of tho hunting
ProprcsH and Poverty.
Poker is a reform fjanie. The players
ure constantly kouo better. Bingluun
"1 say, mum. you don't know of no
cne who wants a nurse to take care of
yonr children, do you?" Life.
A CHRISTMAS TREE
That's Good for All the Year.
The sort of tree thai pleases pHtr.ins
not onlv at. Christru is, but from Christ
mas to Ctiristni49. A tree hearing the
fruit this does en only stand as the out
growth of a reputable firm stalwart,
stsndard, stap'e -.11 throiirh the year
'92 You'll find those thtnjs aud they
Hre what wise p-ople look for our
stroii" atiriotiotis. But all this is pre
liminarv; wht we want to mention
specially is that we huve ja-t opened u
bneh', fresh, new assortment for the
holidays of umbrellas in the newest
S lk handkerchiefs, very exquisite.
Inititil hiodkerchiefs. rnerfect besuties.
Siik and cashmere mufti rs, a beauiiful
present. Neckwear, a rich assortment.
Kid gloves and mittens, something ute
fut. Satin suspenders, they'll mnke bis
heart glad. Nitjht robes, most bcauii'ui
Drop in and ses us; no trouble t thow
1728 Second ve.
Annual Clearance Sale.
l3-twen now and the tirst of
he year. we shall follow our an
nual custom of closing out our
J tock as c'o8e as possible be-
i ore toe rirst oi January. Any
-Tie tbnKirg of pnrcbaf-ing: a
iano or organ will ct-rtainly
save mon-y and do well by ( ali
irg on D. Roy Bowiby, 1726
t-cond avtnne, Rock Island.
We guarantee prices and t-rms
to suit those who wish to buy
fur hoi day presents. We stiil
handle the old reliable llalleti
& Davis and EmTson pianos,
which our loust- has bandied
continuously for 30 y-ars- tint
alone will recommend aud our
ew Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical aee.
Call and get prices: no trouble
to show 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
wacta a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the first of
J inuary anything second-band.
Will sell on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
ID. Roy Bowiby.
W show an elegant new
assortment of Blankets
in whites, scarlets and
greys made from tine
soft wool8,at prices suited
to any pocket book.
Rock Island. I!lirioi.
THE LARGEST STOCK 0
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THRE CITIES.
1525 and 1527
121, 120 and 128
uOCKRT KNIVES ar d SCISSORS took the highest pi emium
for quality. If you want a pood kr.ife try one.
One need not be told what a nice pr-fenr an elegant Carviim
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps hon-?e wants one. Wrought Iron
finish Fire Sets and lions.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for onr soft coal and every one
guaranteed. Ihese are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show you
that is ustfal and novel in housekeeping good?..
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Trland.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Will sell for the next 30 days all his orcoatings ai 1."
p-r ct-nt less than the legnlar prices.
Star Block, Opposite Harper Housk.
avoirs. C lltsolDi,
Of tho old reliable 5 nd lifc More, 1314 Thiid aveuueolto a c-jlcmlid an.l m ': .- J
Incliirticg iUih Biwils of every dr script ion. Dolli- an4 t'v, chair, talilc. r '
ur., fK'.L'hi, etc., cfaritmas tree, cainilif and ornam- iitf always the cU-aV"-""
MBS, C MITSCR'3. 1314 Third Are.
jQavenP01 Business College,
COMPLETE IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
FOR CATALOGUES ADDRESS
J. C. DUNCAN, Davenport. I
Since Christmas we have been
overhauling stoc't and culling
out remnants. This ve intend
to sell. Low prices v ill do it.
Remnants of black dress good--.
Remnants of colored dnsj goods.
Remnants of flanuels.
Remcants of tahle linens.
Remnants of calicoes
Remnants, rerunauis, remnants
Rake them alorr at ridiculously U w
prices. G-iod idea to call early.
FALL AND WINTER STOCK
of Goods receive! lv-
5JCall and Examine