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THE ARGUS. FRIDAY. J a N U a JiY 8, 1892.
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Head le'tuce at Browner's.
Nice young chickens and turkeys at
home nice borne grown cc.crj at
Wanted A girl for central housework.
Apply 9C4 Second avenue.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wesley
Herbert this morning.
II. C. Belding, of - Akron, Oaio ia" ia
the city visiting friends.
Bli!I Hiary. Tom t, of Z iua. was in
the city today on court business.
Miss Agnes Winter entertains a parly
of frienils at her home lh8 evening.
J! its Julia Stuermun hs returned from
an extended ieit to fiiends ia Chicago.
Wanted At Farkcr s laundry, a girl to
ran the starching machine. Apply im
B.JTii overcoats 73 cents, $l..V) an.1
$2.5', worth double, at S.imn &. Moscn
The (JraaU.a c:ub tnter'.aios its
friends with a lesp yer hop at U ic!u 6
lisll thU evening.
Owrcoats ciust go none to be curried
over Simon & M use nf elder's reduction
prims do the worts .
Tom Le ami Cyrus I,rr, Jr., hhvs re
turned to E-jElhampton, Mass . where
they are attending t-t'aooi.
The regular monthly meeting of the
vestry of Trinity parisU will be hulii a',
the rectory this evening.
Charles Rul', who has mdc his honr.e
in Indiana! olis for the past ytur, his re -tnrr.cd
Buy an overcoat at Siuion & JIcstfolil
er's and with the amount saved start an
tcconnt in the savings bank.
Sam Arndt, the wide awake manager of
lilt American Clothing company, left for
Chicago last night 03 busiucss.
Simon & Mosenfelder have msde up
their minds to fell all their overcoats
Tory think with reJ.iced prices and
the special 10 per cent rebate they will
accomplish their purpose.
Two deaths have occurred at the coun
ty farm recently Fred ; tczel, of BowU
ir.g township, pnej away IK-C. 00 h.
8nl Mrs, Mir?". ret Co-jitr, of Moline,
died the first of the month.
Deputy Sheriff M. M. Brings ws
thrown fr. m his cart i.t Fifteenth street
ard St-roo l p.vinuo n ' r 1 j t rrtn torlay by
his horse tnUir u fright arrl doing a circus
turn around the cn'su-r. FortLtiate.'y
Ir Brggs wa not ter'ouHly injured.
Tn meeting at ths roima of the Citi
z0ns' Improvement association last evc
cing to look into hs merits of the Koben
son cir lti'iri.?it-)r rejuited in gratifying
progrtsi beinz mido in the direction of
forming a company. The industry here
is a success beyond a doubt.
At the meeting of Tri-City Plasterers'
union No. 26. held on Wednesday eve
ning, it was decided that the scale of
w for journeyman plasterers shall be
$.1.5;) per day afier April 1. C. L.
Thompson ws eiecUd delegate to the in
trnatioTI convention to be held at
()!HI1. .1(0. 11.
The reeular quarterly mee'ing of the
I.-wa srid I'tirois Central District Medi
cal Boc,iHtf'.in wit: be held at th'j roorrs
rf the I)nVi!fiport Baineps M;n's associa
tion ThuTsdiy, ,T:i. 11. There will rn
pi tiers h? Drs. C Truesdile, of liock Isl
and, W. K. Sloan, of MoHlc, ai.d J. W.
fl. Biter, of Divenrort.
Carrie Bir'h, a JO.trg womin cf neat j
firpearnre. was run in by Offlerr Eizel
iaifl nitrht. for freq-jrtitinff a room in the
central part c' t' e city with a younr; man
of quesrioc iM elrictcr. "Carrie" ht-.s
shared the c;t?'s hospitality be fore, and
MbgiFtra'e Wiviil this tnorrdng asked her
to contribute S O nwsrds defraying the
expense of her entertainment.
O'to J. Rihn, of this city,, wh is cm-
ployed rn a church Contractor Rchnell is '
constructing at Li Slle, sustained a se
vere f'l on Christmss day, and has been
sufferinj fro-n consequent internal ir jur
ies since. Mrs. R-.hn returnnd from Li-
Salle where she has bien nur.sing hf r son
vesterdiy. and it is expected he will be
P ,- . m ,
H P. M'ttlock, superintendent of the
!etrs1 U ii n I 'V ot - crvr.y'n 'in-,-Li,
Iiiin- i ft d ! wa. wi-s in the V i'v ver-
ccrtlay on nusneps connected w
h it ih i
cnmpar's Pn s here. (If sti'ed th
company has a're idv expnrd opwadR
f !f!5 O'K) on improvit.g their lines here,
hut that tbe y would cot sto;j wi h this
He is now at work on
a plan to better !
the service, and will cot Ftop uulil
this vicinity has a servico second to nong
10 the country.
The art fi m of Huebinger Bros . Dav-
nport, a--siirned yesterday f.-.r the benefit
o creiitors, to Bleik Peters. The Dem.
.i-m r .t , .
"The assets of the firm will .
Used ia MiUions of Homes 40 Years the Stanckrri
in all probability exceed their liabilities
and the business will be closed out and
claims paid The store building is the
property of Ad m HueUnger. and, it is
slated, wi!l be (litced on the market ard
the am unt realized applied to the liabil
ities ot the firir, if the closing ut of the
stock by the receiver dies cot sbffice
to clear i ff ihe indehttdncss. The fact
that the firm in its endeavor to give Dav
enport patrons (boice tliiutrs in art has
not met with fi lancial success wili be a
matter of genenl regret,"
Wednesday t ie Dubuque Electric Rail
way, Light and P.itpt comp'-m; filed a
mortgage for 200,000 at the county re
corder's ( See V Joo R. Line, trusree, of
Davenport. 11 is given to secure that
amount of 6 per cent bonds in denomin
ations of $500 each, running until 1897,
The document ; rovides that 50 per cent
of the proceeds of the sa'eof these bonds
shall be appled to the redemption of a
former usuc, an 1 $150,000 to the exten
sion of the rail ay srd the electric light
plant. The r.ixrtgge included all the
property i the company, which is sub
ject alsj to a tir.-t 11 ortgifje of f.bout
tSuO.Ol'O to the Kav P'.-.te Trust com
pnn7, i-i Kostot; t a secuml inortaiige of
tbul 50 01 Hi, ihsuid to u ijiimt.er cf the
stockholders soiie time st'o, and to a
mcr'gnctt l-eld by Mr. Stewart on St w
att pnk. which htj placed on tile Moi,
"Loiki- tore, you is; man," U;an Snork-
l:oss, 111 a w.nm t,).ie, "young man,
i."'iv 111-1 inht' ill, ;ii ii-". .ivi'r vfm '
marry a symi itl etie woman, whatever
"Not marry a sympathetic woman?
Why not? Yon d in't want me to take a
regular termagant?'' said vounsr Bristow.
"Well, no; but don't you take one of
these sympathetic dear, tender hearted
creatures. Aow t lere's my wife, lust as
nice a woman as 3011 ever saw, but she
makes me want to so otT and mortify the
ncsn rvcry now anu men. rMie is too sym
pathetic by half!"
W hat's the matter?"
'"Well, in the first place, when congress
shut out the Chinese she went iuto au
ecstatic state of in lignation about it and
thought it was horr Uiy cruel to keep the
dear Chinamen over in that country, where
no one tielked KnUsh and where folk
didn't wear collars and cuffs. And then
when the New Orleans citizens lynched
and killed all those Mafiosa chaos she
nearly wept. I did 11 it mind that so much, P'"k and trold. while tsOiiud. a;ai:i-t 1 :r
but hist uisht when I went home I found deepening blue, rose itsaitno-t tnin t.ave;
her in tears, torrents of tears, over a naner. ! Tne scene awoke ail t he old memories: o;
She could hardly restraiu herself enough the place and I la 1-.u1 talking to K-jieru.
to tell me that the Americans had been w-ho wa stretched nut on flu-marbie step
committing atrocities on a poor foreigner la-low me, of the older times when this
again, and hid actually lieen torturing same harbor was full of ships of every
the poor devil until every moment was nil clime., with sails of old and cargoes of
agony, and he prayed aloud for death, and spice, and of the creat regattas, and the
that there wasn't anything the matter two decked war barges with slaves double
with him at all. Tb n she wept again and. hanked rowing beneath; and tronithisto
kissed the paper, aajing that they had his t,ie wonderful Bucentaur, the Doge's
picture there, and he was too sweet and barge, inerusted with gold like the model
innocent looking for anything, and bo we had seen at t he arsenal t he day lieforc,
young too. I grabted the paper to see , rowed by mem tiers of the Arsenalotti a
what nation it was:
"What was it?"
"What was it? Why, confound it. she
had been reading one if those plaguey pat-
ent medicine advertisements that begin, j
'Torturing Eczema.' and have a nimnlv '
faced man's picture under 'em. She dined at. public expense, with the privilege
thought 'Eczema' was some Italian again, of carrying of! everything on the table
aud tiiat he had been Hie victim of another even the linen, vessels and gl iss. F. Hop
horrid public outbreak! I tell vou, young , kinson Smith in Scril.ner's.
man, sympathy is all eery well in its place,
but there is such a thing a being too sym
pathetic for any use: ' Cincinnati Com
An Active Man at a Firp.
At Lisbon Fails iivis a most estimable
and levei headed business man of wide ex
perience and sagacity. I le has one (ailing,
and that is a lively on be gets "rattled"
whenever there is a fir This has so often
been proven by e-x peril nee that some mis-
taken folks have hitherto wished that he
won Id 11 t turn out when the fire hell Hm..
but they don't do so ai y more. '
Some time ago they imd a fire, and this
Business man was thers. Jle hustled into
his clothes, prepared to rush forth and
save t hmu's, w hen he found that some one
had locked him in. He made a grand sally
for outdoors, and he got there, whether by
stratagem or force we don't know. And
now comes the yarn the boys tell about
him. We don't voucl for it. They say
that as soon as he appeared on the. sceneof
the fire he began to boss it, and the way he
made things hum was lively. It was "do I
this" and "do that." "Here, you, give us
some water here." "II ;re, vou, what vou
wnstimr w..t..r f..r I.i.W , ML"
Vater was senrce, the boys say, and
about all they had came from a well by h
pump. The Lisbon Fills man trot, an "a
nnd became so excited, wit h t he fire and
1 the CT',W'1' "d P;lrl icu'f rly at the posses-
fiiin nf tliu .1, t l.nf l.A .... h .1.
(D.wt.,.. ,IJLI,J,, IIIBb IIC1III IUC I1UIIIII1IOW11
and kept t he crowd ut I ay while he did it.
The boys have had a good lauiru iibout it
ever since, and nobody is hurt. They had
6UC11 a lively time at this fire that, they say
tl.ey can't get nlong without him after
tljis ftml tla'v wi" fe' 't a personal loss if
bd,,"'t Ulr 0,itl e-ery alarm.-Lew-
Secret SiH-ii'tic of S'inntr..
The secret, socieiies at Singapore praeti-
"dly contrel the Im-ioes- of the Straits of
Malacca hen a menib T is admilled to
one of these soeiet:cs h takes the oath
standing under n linked i word, and after
ward cuts off a cock's head, which is one
of t he forms of swearing among the Chi
nese, anil by which h.. me: us to say that he
is willing to have hi- head cut off if he vio
lates bis oath. In a secr-t society he is
I'l 11 j i"iir .ii f,i..Ti. it case ' meei i u is late
Fp!;U R. r rn..tlt ... ,., v.... TrhuZ'
PIT GAMES IN TRAINING.
Rre mmt f l ithtiix (trko for (h
l miii g tlma t tfaii cy.
The cocking main that is to come off
in a fw days at Q lircy and in which
Rock Island t inls are likely to participate"
promises to he an import mt and interest
ing pportive event. No h ss than 20 Pe-
nri birds are in training for the comire
contest, and tier, are probably as many
more being jut in shape in Qiincy.
These roostets are as cteful'y lookel
after at.d conditioned bt fore going into
"pit" as a pr'za fighter befon; he enters
the tins sp cial care btini given to the
ma'ter and diet on which .they are sus
tained. Tney are worked in such a man icr
as to develop muscle and wind and in a
v-.rietyof very mysterioui ways, their
courage, strength and endurance are de
veloped. While no doubt exists in the
average mind as to the character of cock
fights from a Icg-il, humane and moral
point of view.'it '8 neverlhelesi a s ir
prising fact that tnipj citizens of irre
proachable standing lend 'eft bund en
couragements to events of the kiud. No
body knows ti.it those who nre true 10
the cause as a st 1 gff is true t- its
deadly mission, where these m-tins are to
be pulled off. The "tip" is a piece of
priva'e corn :'n''d information v.iash
s 1 en oniy 10 sucn t.s are proven lu :t
oufihly reliati'e from a sportive point of
ins tren' raily sur.ioseil th-it the pr.ispi c
tivc liiL-eliag lor whi.Th the gang is pre-
t j..r;n,r ,e
pulled pff" at a lonelv
spot Mirni where between the Minnie and
Misissippi rivers. The si e of the pit
is not yet selected, and the h mr of con
flict is not yet set. Ad that, is obtainable
in the way of fac's is that there w 11 be a
main, and that bir 's from Rock Island,
Peoiia. Chicaco, Streator, y dev. Joliet,
D catur and other centers of gallinaceous
sjn meet and struggle in the d. allv
Twilijjlit lcniiirips in Vniin.
On r-nenf ihese puntle laden uv':i -t-
we had floated over to San Cio. -i .. i
the pindol 1 to a creat iron riv: jn tin
water soaked steji-1 hat rnilit on.-.- havi
held a slave laden c.ilicv, an I ! - it .'e., :
to watch the darkness s!o-.v!y -t t ! .n-r
the dreaming cit v. A wav o:T t.i 1 lie ri"i
stiod the C.tmpan lc. lis co ie siia ie.l t.c
sort ot guild or corporation formed of the
workmen nt the arsenal.
How every year occurred the ceremony
ot the espousal of the Adriatic, and how
when the Buceutaur returned there was a
frrand banquet, at which the Arsenalotti
Ropf Climbing Mml I'.hkv.
A device patented by a l'rench inventor
is designed to facilitate r-pe climbing,
while at the same time permitting the
clim'oer to have free use of his hands. The
apparatus consists of two boards joined bv
a strong hi ti!-".wit h a hole pa-sing t.hrfmgh
both the hiii.-c and t lie tio.-.ris. The ex
tremities of ti.e boards are provided with
straps which can in- fa-'ened to the feet of
n Ksing t he di v;.-e. The met hud of
climbing l.y tiiis apparaMis is sitnrih".
When ! he f -ft attached t o t he boards are
lifted tiie rni'e is free, lint 1 he moment the
feet are pres-ed down on the two boards
the rope is firmly gripped.
li is necessary t hi re fore or.lv to lift the
body by but u hands as far as possible, and
then it can beheld by the bin -ed clamps
until anoi her lift is made. By the use of
a belt to hold the body close to the rope
the hands may lie left free. This device is
designed especially for the use of firemen
ani' painters, also to serve as a lire e.-cape.
S..CCchti.n fur nirr (;!.
. , . ,
A c UTeSpoi, I tn t w nose en 1 1, u-iasm a I ion t
ontical tieissibilities is often oi.lv ennaled
! by t he delight fill (lights of his imagination
semis i ne eipitcmn a sugu.-tion. llesavs
"With the perfection to which the making
of nluminin in is now brought, anil the
popularity cf .-mail opt ra.gla-.ses, why not
construct opera glasses mounted on a
spectacle frame? Provided the size is
small (s;iy. object, glasses half au inch in
diameter wit n si.v lenses oniyi, the glasses
might lie w..ru without any discomfort
upon t he nose during the whole of a the
atrical perform.! nee. Ti.e sight of an au-
etjU.pped Willi spectacle, opera
s m'.:'hi at first seem ludicrous. J5ut
use is everything!''
A Severn Operation.
Cliollie You look very pale today, me
as; 1 took ethaw this
Chollie Took ethaw!
a tooth drawn?
Did yon have
Clmppie Ko; Ihe doctaw pnt a jiowtis
plaster on me back. New York lYcss.
Brcceufai A was.
Why is Cut eh Couch Cure ca'led the
ne minute remedj? The following
from Oarry Eiiiott. vice-president of
Sute Insurance c impany. Peg Moines,
isplains his first xpf rierjre: His wife
recently hecsme so honn-e from a severe
Cold she could not sneiiK ahve a whis
per. One dose of the Cuheb Coueh
Cure afforded preat relief, and a few
dnssrmoved the hoarseness entirely.
Me also says his children have never been
so free from conths ntl co ds as tbev
have been since he keep fuheh Coum
Cure in the house. ILtriz & Buhn-tn
Hot SpriniS Skin 8oi) not. ouly pre
vents all skin disorders, but is rieet'ent
for the toilet and nursery.
A4 AriMtocrattc Marhet Gardener.
Pretty nearly half England's nobility
has gone into trade of some sort. The
Duke of Fife is turning his land into bank
htock. lion! Randolph Churchill is a spe
cial eorresiMiiident anil the name is legion
of those noble dames who sell everything
from butter to bonnei- and not always
by proxy. The so famous L:ulv Brooks
runs a stiop nj connection wall her easteru
charity work, wlieiv you can buy nearly
i " can put on r,om the
. crown hi hi-i i.i.uri 1.,
I lie sole of her foul
Her better in birth and bleeding belp
1 i-itrui?,-. if- in lowlier wavs.
Due, the sister of the wile of the Duke
of WelliiiKton mid d.-tushter of a marquis
n.F.-.- moon is 01 me iiest, lives just nut
of London in a rambling old house that
has half an new of garden behind it. Small
as is the bit of e,ni h, she cets from it a
ooil share of her maintenance. .She points
1 asparagus ieu, crowded with ten
aer snoots, unit says: "Is it not tempting
but 1 citinot HlTord to eat it. Every
siaia is ens iifco: loUovenl (iapden market
nere it letches enough money to clothe
uie and my Kirls .' New York Sun
In tlie ;rand Camil, Venic--.
Aowni'reel-e in the wide world is I here
such a sigh:. A double row of creamy
white palaces tiled ill red and topped with
(plaint chimneys. Overhanging baiconies
ot marine bursting with flowers, wiirl gay
awnings above and streaming shadows be
low. Two lines of narrow quays crowded
wit h people flashing bright bits of color in
the blazing Mill. Swarm of gondolas,
burc-os and les-er water spiders dartiug ill
and out . Lazy, n d sailed luggers melon
loaded with crinkled green shadows crawl
ing heiualli ineir hows, while at the far
end over the glistening highway, headed
with people, curves the beautiful bridge
an ivory arch against a tunpioise sky. F.
Hopkmsoii Smit h in Si'riuner's.
Time fop Patfenre.
When a man begins his remarks with
the phrase, "There's no nse talking,"
you may as well settle yourself down
to listen to a long argument. Indianap
THE PJSW YEAS IS HBBE.
No ou rejrvts the departure
of dscrtpit old ?9t. lie served
his day or rather the 3f5 01
tbem-and l.i- gtuc-ssor will
be liis su pe-rii ir The old if--T,v-e,
tlie !.ev here". You
car- tt tM-'ir aO.ut th- iujiit
thirds -a- U it) .t ck 1-st.sum-n-:
lint tow! -ilia-'s di il-r-tit.
U-t- a d y. u c jft'i h lp lutt
h int i--i-.i. Wh h e d-t-r-rr;,t!'j'1
in ri ,-e ou a'i fMir tiver-
ftuit. lia'si ( ut the pibvs
de- into tlw !!., Boys' s, d
tiiii'.'ie-nV. $o.0, ?4 ot-d $5 coats
a'l at $ii?; B.ys' and ci.il
dte - "., 0 s7 -f d sS cot- ?'4 :1S
Slfis overo-nats hi ptoK)v:i);i
; h ) American,
1728 -eeoiid . ve.
B We are sti'.l selling
crl vs :tt half piir.
Annual Clearance Sale.
B-tr- en-now and the tir-1 f f
he yesr w-shaH foilntv our an
nuat custom of c-osi.-'g f.nt our
stt.'ck as c os" p ssibl b--fc-re
th first .,f ,I.;nu try. Any
.-- th n' i-'cr ' f "-c'in: a
t iitn i or orratf ni l c TtainJy
save mon-y an . do v-li by t al
inX on B Hoy Howlbv, 1?2G
c---nd avMiue, Rock Island
We guaranty jrti es and t rnis
to suit those who v;i,h to bur
for hoi day pr-s-nts. WV sti 1
r.andie the old reliable Ha'Jet
& Davis and Em-rson pianos,
which our hous- has handled
continuously for SO years - th t
ahinewill reromnjend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the mnsical ape.
Call and get prices: no trouble
to ehow goods. We have on
hand a few good 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
warts a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the first of
J nuary anyth'ng s-cond- and.
Will sel' on spy payments;
call early and get ye.ur choice
D. Roy 13owlty.
SVi c 1 NTIRE BROS.
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.
THE LARGEST STOCK Or
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
121, 126 and 128
OCKRT KNIVES and SCISSORS tnnfc th
tor quality. If you want a good
One need not be told what a
Set like those I have to show will
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Ethtv woman lint keem Imnsp wfint rt v.iviif t
hmsli tne bets and lions.
;ire the leaders made in Illinois
S iaraiit-ed. 'lh-se are all (rood
that is useful and novel ia housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFT3IIER,
Cor. Third Ave and Twp ntiet'i stret-t, Rock Tsland.
J. B. ZIMMER
Will eell for the next "0 days all liis overcoatings at 15
p-r cent less than ihe tenlar prices.
Star Hv-rK, Oppoeui? ?T.'.Rrrr. 'Torsi:.
You can save money by trading at the Old Reliable
5 AND lO CENT STORE.
Crockery. Cutlery, Tinware, Classwar and Wooden
i ware, Etc
MRS. C. MITSCH'3, 1314 Third Aro.
avenport Business College,
COMPLETE IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
FOR CATALOGUES ADDRESS
J. C. DUNCAN, Davenport. Ia
Since Christmas we h tve hn
ovejhauling stock and culling
out remnants. This e it tend
to sell. Low prices w ill do it.
llemnants r,f black dreso goods.
Remnants of colored dress g.iods.
Remnants of flannels.
Remnants of tible- iinens.
Remnants of calicoes.
Remnants, rrmnauts, remnnnts.
Rake them alorp: at ridiculously !-iW
prices. G. od idea to call early.
ft f v
f 9- -.
knife try one.
nice rTrer an pWnnt riorri
be. Also those
for our eoft coal -and pvery one
FALL AND WINTER STOCK
of O received by
8Call and Examine.