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THE ARGUS. THURSDAY, J A N LI A It Yr 7, 1892.
Roland Reed at the theatre tonibt
' The Roland Reed company is at the
"Lend Me Your Wife," at Harper's the
Fay lltrper left yes'ediy for Knox
ville. 111., where he ii attending school.
Wanted A. middle-aged wooihu for
general housework. Address "II," this
Wanted At Parker's laundry, a eirl to
run the starching ni teniae. Apply im
bhow Rock Island's spprecUtion of
nrat-clttps entcrUiuments by going to the
Ojcar Schmidt left last night for St
Louis to resume his studies at the Chris
tin Brothers' school
Mrs. Gen. William Hoffman left this
morniug for C Id water. Mich., where
she will visit for three months.
Mrs. Gcor,;ina Bixby, of the Central
telephone office, is confined to ter home
with a stvere at tuck of the grippe,
8. W. Whetlock, of Molina, is very low
with the grip and complications, and is
re orted by Dr. Paul to be failing grad
Wanted Two furnished room3 down
stairs and board for man and wife during
the winter. Will give good city refer
George Haikes, sentenced to fl7e years
in the penitentiary at Anamosa, was ta
ken thi re by Sheriff Jones, of Scott coun
Abe btrauss and wife, of Anamosa
lows, re visiting with Mrs. Strauss'
prenti, Joseph Rosenfiald and wife, on
liooeri he. Jr , of Cable, passed
mrougn me city today on his way to
school at Champaign, after spending the
taoli-lays with bis parents.
Rev. J. F. Ghormlry, pastor of the
Cumiian church atDivenport. is about
to resicn with a view to remove to Cali
forni and engage in evang.list c work.
There is no noiat.le change in the con
dition of affairs at the Cab'e coal mines.
The fituntion is brighter if anything, as
omc of th etr Uirs are returning to
O i account of a sm ill attendstte: a'tbe
meeting of the Industrial Home associa
tion at Hillier'a bai; Ust right it was ad
.j 'un.i d uni.l next Sutuid y eveuiog to
fc:Ve h '''-! ut- a c'mrce to !e pn-sent.
Mesiinmes Jonas Be,.r and L. S.mon
and A'paons Mosetjfelder re'urned last
night from Chicago, where they attended
the funeral of Miss Becky Heidelberger,
who whs a niece .,f Julius Mosenfelder
and wife and Mrs. Jonas Bear.
F ay nrper entertained the Avon club
at bis home on E ghteenth street on
Tuesday evening. A large number were
present, and were entertained in a royal
manner, the affair being oae of the pleas
antest that has yet beer, g'ven the mem
bers of that club.
The public sale of tb; Bilev Daven
enport estate was becun at the court hou e
in Davenport yesterday afternoon at 2
o'clock. The 33x64 foot lot on Uairisoo
streat next to Jens LoreDzen's for $3,700,
ana anotner lot on the same street was
sold to W. T. McClelland for $4 500, af
ter which the sale was adjourned for two
Tub A kous has no hesitancy in com
mending the comedian, Roland Reed, and
his company, who appear in ' Lend Me
lour Wife" at Harper's theatre tonight.
It is legitimate comedy of the best type,
and if Ruck. Inland wants good entertain
ments tt should patronize them when
they com?. Such an opp-irtuuity is of
The Phoenix Bridge company ex
penencing some trouble in keeping men
at work on the viauuc. on account of
trouble in regard to wages. The men
c!a m they were promised $1.75 per day
and were paid ff at fl.50, and while
there is no actual strike among them,
some are leaving work, greatly retarding
the progress of construction
Albert P. GlaeB has opened tie Green
bush mi'Mtmarket at the corner of Ttcenty-
ninth street and Seventh avenue, where
he will constantly keep on Laud a line of
fresh meat.4 and everything usually found
in a Brut class meat market. Mr. Glass,
the proprietor, who bus na1 a number of
ycara experience in this line, will give it
bis personal attention, which Is a guar
antee that in patrons will receive the
best of treatment. Your patronag-j is
Manager Louderback, of the street
railway company, hm arranged for four
additional electric motor cm for the syn
dicate lines, and ttiey are exptc ed daily.
They will be exictly like the 50 now in
ue, b ing 16 teel long, and pointed yel
low, lettered Divenport fc Rir.k Ialind
Used in Millions of Homes
Street Railway ctmpany, and numbered
51. 53, 63 and 54 . They will be double
motor, 30 -horse power, and will be as
signed to this side of the river. This will
release the E'm street double motors now
doing service on the Milan aid Moline
lines, and practically complete the equip
Charles E Shtr'ff. landscape architect
of Davenport, hts completed designs and
drawings for the improvements the tri
city street railway company proposes to
make at 3Uck lUwk'a tower. The 2 )
acres are laid out in handsome walks, the
streetcar tracks moved back to the sec
tional line, a depot building proviJed
with alsoa new pavilion and band stand.a
hnat house and di.ncine mvi'.ion near the
beacb, a carriage concourse and other at
tractions. The lower will, from all indi
cations, after the street ctr company
carries out its p'sns, be one of the grett
est r .-sorts in the west, and another evi
denee of the tri- c itv fain in the advent
of the Chicago syndicate.
Gen. W. A. Schmitt. supreme repre
sentative of Illinois Knigh's of Pythias,
by request of District Deputy Grand
Chancellor G. A. Stephens, of Moline, on
Tuesday night publicly installed the new
officers of Riverside Lodge No. 149 K. of
P., of Cordova. He was assisted by D
D. H C. S. Avert Fisher, of Geneseo, as
acting grand prelate, and 9rand Repre
sentative G. H. Guger, of Cordova, as
acting grand master of arms. After the
Installation a general social time was
had dancing beinc indulged in
by a large number. At midnight
sumDtuous punotr was served at the
village hotel, which was enjoyed by all
Visitors were present from the cities of
Rockford, Erie, Albany, Port Byron,
Geccseo and MoHdc.
The new rooms of the Rock Inland
public library' are now in the hands of
Librarian Miss Gale and Assistant Libra
rian Miss Carter, v ho are industriously
assorting and arranging the books ard
otherwise getting tie rooaas in shape for
the reopening in a few diys. The rooms
which occ:py the space across the en
tire second 11 or of the buiiding from
north to south at th-s west end of the ball
in Mitchell & Lynde's new building, are
nicety lighted, handsomely papered and
furnished. The appartaients, book
stocks, railings and tbbles arc all fiti hid
ia hard pine, nicely polished. The li
brarian's desk is of the same material.
Directly in front of '.be librarian's desk
is to be a public reference case which will
be of great use and value. Altogether
the new Rock Iilanl public library has
the appearance cf bting the finest in the
Cokdova, Jan. 2. Blair Denlinger.
who was a long time resident of Port By
ron, now of Ojaaha, stopped on his way
to Port Byron to see Homer Welzgar, his
A family reunion occurred at the resi
dence of Charles Sa.lows on the 1st day
of the new year.
Fishing was tndu ged in by some of
our local desciples of Isaac Walton last
It is reported that J 'oree Johnston, of
Clinton. Iowa, a former resident of this
place, i very sick with very little hopes
of bis recovery .
We understand John Su'ter. our for
mer tonsorial artist, who left here to try
his fortunes in Denv.-r, is on his way to
his old haunts.
Helen Vaudeburg Ilronson.of Missouri
Valley Junction. Iowa, is on a visit to her
relatives and friends. She says her hus
band and herself have decided to try th
genial climate of the Pacific coast, and
intend moving to Stot ton, Cal., the pres
Jessie M swell, one of the most pleis-
ant disposition! a dojs wno was ever
born and raised to roinhood in Cordova
and vicinity, will prebahly have to sub
mit to the amputatiofi of bis leg that was
injured while engaged in shnrptning
stakes for a surveying party in Colorado
about a year ago. Hi is still in a hospi
Ul at Denver, Col.
Tne K. of P. installation and dance on
Thursday evening last was a ?rand sue
cess financially and otaerwise. Several
members of the order from abroad were
Willie Maxwell has been visiting rela-
livesana tricnos Here me pnst few dsys.
Willie is a bright boj and bids fair to
make a mark in the world.
Several cases of meades are reported in
the village. JSone of a very serious na
James Green, we understand, is en
gaged for the comu;; season by Capt.
J aeon Kussi.T.
Janus O ir, jr . Charles Green and
Howard Wilson have cnt;ged for the
coming season with Cait. John Hugenin
James Green is the proud possessor of
an addition to his tuniily, an 8-pound
The M. W. of A. lolge contemplates
giving a public tnsHlla'ion on Saturday
evening, Jan. 9. and the wives of the
members nten i to give i
supper in the basement of the hall imnie
diate'y after the intallhtion .
James Sallows is in training in his
440 Years the Standard.
quarters at home for his featherweight
flj.nl with an unknown soon.
Some of oar farmers are debating the
question ehoc'o a man accept the ti:st
offer for a r duct, when the price of
fered is aove the avi nge Cuse of des
late: Corn is falling in price daily
The lovers of sleighing are Io.-ods no
time now imp .r uniog for a liitle more
snow, wht'e iheie is such a splendid b.tst
The HiKvery is irmtli:ii; li iti.m a
mile in Iciiirtli. lr ren in-- from Ch;,; a.n.i
Square to t he lit! le wedtfo in front nf t.w
Cooper ("nion nt K:j;l.th strew v. hich splits
it in twain, smiiiiii; ono-lia'.f np town i Ik?
the ure.it Third a. venue ami one-half closa
hesiile ii to lie t lie Fourth avenue. U ha
the widrh of both the-e wide avenues to
gether. It. with h varies, as liei omes an
ancient, thoroughfare, hut. I t hirtk n aver
ages more than WO feet from house line to
house line, sixty five feet, ln-ini: the road
way. If you are a st ranker, and walli down
the llowery in the daytime wit.ho-.tt a
Ruide, you will he apt to notice nothing
more particular about it than that it. is an
enormous, crowded, noisy street of retail
fchops, lodeiiiki houses and museums.
Any old New Yorker w ill show you some
very old and respectable shops notably a
frroccr's, a baker's and a shop for the sup
ply of firemen's fjoods which were estab
lished there in the days of other genera
tions. But these are not so interesting to
a stranger as the many little stores that
iiive a distinct character to the street. Ex
cept in t he main street, of Havre, I never
saw no many shop for the sale of jewelry
as there are on t.he Bowery. Most of them
display new, cheap and flashy ornaments;
half a dozen are what are called pawn
brokers' sales shops, or shops for the sale
of unredeemed pledges; one is a mart for
duplicated presents received by persons on
their wedding days or on anniversary oc
casions. Julian Ralph in Century.
Ilnuwe Numbering in Alaska.
"This system of numbering vour streets
by comrnenrini; every block with a new
hundred," declared a Kuest. at the Giranl
house to a 1'hiladelphi.t friend, "is an ad
mirable plan, but the Indians of Alaska
have the most novel system of house num
lerini;on the entire continent. When I
was in Sit k.- i whs inexpressibly amused
durini: my si roll aliiiii; the water front. It
is aloni; t hat .that t hese Indians have built
their houses. Beimj half civilized they are
imliiiedw itli a l.tudaliie desire to emulate
their while cousins, hut beinir only thus
half civilized t heir a pplic-.v ion of their half
way not ion of uumlicriui; their houses is a
li.ost lau'-iiatile aT'iir.
"They have evidently appreciated the
fact, tiiat the house iiiimhers should irrnw
iarj-'er a- t iiey 'progress, but the regular
increase of numerals -wins to have been
!i:lTli rivr to their untutored minds. The
f.rst house 've i.i ii. ed started in an indefi
nite way wilh the number .ViO, t he second
w.-iscnu. ih.rd T.Vi. the fourth 1,0011. the
fifth l,t'7."i. and so n. The jumps were
most ci rati , an undeniable merit., how
ever, beini: i h.it they certainly increased
steadily. Ai lie-end of the brief row of
hou-es we had reached some number away
up in 3.000. The houses of every Indian
town throughout Alaska are numbered in
the same uiii-pie manner." Philadelphia
Thr Ifatitt of Refilling.
The habit of reading does not como.
Minerva like, full ;rown. Like everything
else we do for advantage, whether we are
men or bovs.it needs usually to be culti
vated, thouu'h many boys naturally luvet
rend. You don't mind, i am certain, whit
tling with your jaekknife for a whole day
if you wish to make a tuttlwiat, or you will
work vigorously :o make a kite. It is ail
very well to do tin-, but it requires a cer
tain amount, of work to secure your tri
umph and joy with these things. I am
sure there never was a boy who would hesi
tate to do this work when he thought what
the result of it was to lie. P. T. Barnum
in Harper's YoutiK People.
An FxperiiMireil Ilurglar.
Youhk Burglar These spoons ain't sil
ver; they are the cheapest kind o' imita
tion. Old Burtfl:.r-That's lucky.
"Yep. Take 'em along."
"The leddy of the house will be H feared
to set the detectives arter us, lest they
should find them spoons au describe 'em
in tli' papers." Good News.
"Wasps were the first paper makers,"
said an entomologist. "It is very interest
ing to study the ways of these fierce little
inserts. For the sake of a grab at the
honey store a single individual will some
times face a whole hive of liees, being in
fair combat a match for any three inhabi
tants of the apiary. Most of us have had
experience of t he fearlessness with which
they will attack human beings." Wash
Henry VIII, after the death of Jane
Seymour, had some difficulty in getting
another wife. His first offer was to the
duchess dowager of Milan, but her an
swer is said to have lieeu: "I have only one
head. If I had t wo, one should certainly
be at his service."
Dreaming about cats signifies treachery
by friends and disappoint .incut in love af
fair.-. If thecal is l ilia down or sleeping
you will but pai i i. ii ly .succeed in what you
undertake; if the cat , fighting or appears
to tic in a rage you will be robbed.
ArrHt! 4111 a Slight Charge.
"He is a fine looking fellow," said nn
Austrian lady not long ago as she looked
at his highness I lie Arcmluke Franz Ferdi
nand in his carriage. Her remark reached
the car of the public prosecutor, who,
deeming t lie word "fellow" disrespectful,
ordered her arrest, and she was sentenced
to six months' imprisonment. The lady
was rich enough to appeal to the supreme
court, in Vienna, which ordered her re
lease. Host o 11 Tra 11 scri pt.
Why is Cubeb Cugh Cure ca'led the
one minute r'-medj 1 Tee following
from Harry Elliott, vice-president of
Stste Insurance c 'uipmy, Des Moines,
xplains hio first experience: His wife
recently became so hre from a severe
cold she could rot st.eiK ab.-.ve a wt.is
per. On dose r.f the Oubeb Cmh
Cure afforded preat relief, Rnd a few
doses n-miviH ih hoarseness en'irely
fie aNo stys his children have never ben
so free from couuhs and co ds as they
have been since he kfeps Cuhph C ueh
Cure in the hos. Hrz & Buhn-en
Hot prin Jt P1-;- V- -v
vf Dfc 'l chin fMonrrters. hut ia excellent I
for the toilet and nursery. j
The Shape of It.
"Dennis." cried Pat, "will yez ;ver
pay tne the two guineas ye owe ins?'
"Sure I will," answered Denni" readily.-
"I'll pay ye, never fear. Tis only
two guineas, boy, and I'll pay ye in some
shape or other."
"Faith, Dennis," replied the qr.ick
vritted Pat, "ye'd better uiuke it as near
the shape of two guineas us ye can."
llarjM'i's Young People.
Xot In It.
It Wasn't Lighted.
A mother was calling the attention of
her little boy to the moon, which was to
be seen clearly, but pallidly, in the early
afteruoon. "Why, you can't see the
moon in the daytime?" replied the young
ster. "Oh, yes you can there it is over
the trees!" The little fellow looked, and
had to admit the fact that lie saw it. but
he added, "'Tain't lighted, anyhow."
An Augiy Threat.
Struggling Merchant If you don't at
tend to business better I'll reduce your
income to one-hal f.
Chief Clerk Eh? Only yesterday von
said yon thought of taking me into part
Struggling Merchant That s what 1
mean. Jsew York Weekly.
Worth Thinking Of.
Customer Isn't that a pretty good
price for a porons plaster?
Druggist i es. but just think how
long it will last. New York Snn.
TUW YEAR IS HEBE.
No on rejret the departure
of deciepit old '91. He sfrved
his day or rather the 365 of
them-and Li- enccescor will
be his superior The old if?
gove, the new is here. You
rar- nothing about the many
tbirgs we h i i in t ck listPum
mn; bnt now! -that's ditf'-r-nt.
Li.-t-f a d yt u ein't hlp but
be int tested. We hae deter
mine i to close oir all our over
coats, and hatre cut the prices
de-p into the cost. Boys' and
children's $H.50, 4 and $5 coats
all go at $ 1 29 Boys' and cliil
die; 'a 6. $7 ai d S coats 4
Men's overcoats in proportion.
7 ha American,
1728 Second ve.
N. B We are still selling
gh ves at haf price.
Annual Clearance Sale,
li'tw-en now and the rirt of
the year w-haW follow our an
nua' custom of closing out our
stock as c ose as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
"i- tb nirg f f purchasing a
riano or organ will c-rtainly
save mont-y anl do well by call
ing on I). Hoy Bowlby, 1726
--c--nd avtiiue, Rock Island.
V? guarantee pri es and t-rras
to snit those who wish to buy
for hoi day pr-sents We etill
I an die the old reliable HalJet
& Davis and Em-rson pianos,
whici our r o'ise has handled
continuously for 30 j'ars- tint
ah'ne will recommend and our
Aew Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the mnsical age.
Call and get prices; no trouble
to ehow goods. We have on
hand a f-w grod uprght 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
wa' ts a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the first of
! t , -
! " .".ual 3 V iung Be conu-rana.
i vi'i sen on easy payments;
Cull earlv and tret vour rh.iifa
SV1 c I NTIRE
We show an elegint new
assortment of Blankets
in whites, and scarlets
greys made from fine
soft wools.at prices suited
to any pocket book.
Rock Tslnnd, IilmoiR.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
321, 120 and 128
'OCKET KNIVES ai.d SCISSORS took the highest premium
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present an elegant Carving
Set like those I have to show will be. . Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps house wants one. Wrought Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders m&de in Illinois for our soft coal and every one
gaaranfed. '1 hese are all good things to bay at Christmas or
any other time. Come in aui see how much I have to show you
that is ustfal and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave and Twentieth Street, Rock T8land.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Will sell for the next 30 days all his overcoatings at l."
pr cent less than the leular prices.
Star Block, Opposite IXarpk ZiorjsE.
You can save money by trading at the Old Reliable
5 AND lO CENT STORE,
Crockery, Cutlery, Tinware, Clasware and Wooden
MRS. C. limS0H3. 1314 Third Are.
avenport Business College,
FOR CATALOGUES ADDRESS
Since Christinas we hive Iven
oveilau'irg stoc'? and culling
out rtmnants. This ve intend
to eell. Low prices v ill do it.
R mnants cf hlxrk rlrees poods,
llemnaats of colored ting goods.
IV-mniints of fUnnels.
Rtmrants of tuble linens.
Iti-mniints of calicoes.
Ht mnants. remnants, remnants
Rake them aloi g at ridiculously low
prices. G.iod idea to call ec.rly.
FALL AND WINTER STOCK
- of G d" r'rved by
SSIPCall and Examine.
J. C. DUNCAN, Davenport. Ia