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THE ARGUS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 0, 1802.
From January 10th to 16th inclusive, we will
make a discount of 10 PER CENT on all heat
ing stoves in our stock.
20 PER CENT discount on all
remaining unsold, consisting principally of albums,
brush and comb sets, smokers' and shaving sets,
silverware and lamps. On
Furniture and Carpets
we are making special prices, and our stock is
well assorted in cheap and medium priced goods.
Come and see us before you buy. Take a bridge
train; it will pay you. Below we give time card
of hourly trains between Davenport and Rock Island:
I.EATE HOCK 11 AND
:15 a. in 3 ." p. m.
7 K a . m
i;:00 t. in.
3 23 n. m.
4.00 p. u:.
5 :30 p.m.
1'):00 a. m. 0:30 p. m
3 2X nvotx 7.3 J p. m.
Our terms as usual
n.m ev.ry crt-aiiij intii i:V) o'clivk,
je and Shop il Kirfi'cwh f-Hret. Teiijlfioll
CHAS. W. YERBURY. Manacer.
V 'IM,AMH . '. 1 imiuilL . "AJBL.'JL. Li i I P m lit in . i
. irf. ., -j, ...
B. F. THOMAS & CO.,
E!m Street Meat Market
AW kinds of Fr-b and Sa't Meats alvr;.ys on L icd. (Jam,
Fish a?.d Oysters hi lli p.'ason.
DAVIS 8i GO.,
Heating end Ventilating Engineers,
Gas and Steam Fitting
A ccrup:e lui t-f Pipe, Brasa Good, Packing Uose,
Fire Brick, Etc. Largest and baet equipped
estabiisbment wet of Ch cago.
DAVxS BLOCK, Molina, HI.
Residence Telephone 1 1H9.
liiiii n. 1 .0.1 p.m.
7 30 a. rn. 3:H) p. ra.
Ka. in. 5.00 p. m.
11:00 a. ro. 7.00 p. m.
1 1 :50 . n . H .00 p . ro .
CASH OR CREDIT.
CHAS. A. MECK,
Brady Street, Davenport, la.
nl Si'onUm nntil 10:00.
Steam 1 1 eating
A.G3NCY FOR THE
ST8AM anil HOT WATER
Rock Island, Hi.
23 i Twentieth strict.
rccr cr nn sr.
1712 Firs t Ave,, Rock Island, m.
River CittPs Have an Advantage
Over Those Inland.
Th Yrry Iinior an' l:ar t amh -nts
-re V'C le-tinpit 10 IMsy in
Our Iatf rnkl t'mm rre.
Tbe Siooi City Journal in a rer-ent ar
ticle takes a Yery pe?situiMic view of r;r
er navigation oo the Missouri river, says
the Dubuque Times . It believe that the
day for the steam bo it h passed and
that the railroad will supersede tt.
The Missouri, of c vi.ee, doee not offer
the Bame facilities for naviatioa that
the Mississippi d.sa because the condi
tions are different . The Missouri ia a
treacherous stream The outline of its
course you see todaj is 'ikdy t. d si. p ar
tomorrow. Ihecbannel ants often as
frequently as the winds. Stiil thtre is
always a channel there always has been
and there wi'l always be Euch. It is in
the line of t-e tsoerien'.-e i s'eamboat
man to keep track of it. Tbe fct that it
shifts to the n eat of swallowing up
firms and city additions, now on one
siae aad nnw on anoiiier. does no', hff. ct
the flow of wter. The latter :s always
on Land and always in ordt-r throughout
at least eigiii months in the year.
We do not cuh tbe drift of tbe Jour,
rial's onslaught on tbe river that fijwj by
i'C'ty. Only for the fnct that Sioux
City is buiit on the M'ssouri river it
would not be tbe eromgci'y it is today
Neither would Ciunoil B'.uff$, Onaba,
St- Joe and the othf r cities and towns on
banks of the MifS'un. Along the Miss
issippi r:ver is feen the 8: me coterie of
fl turiehicg cities from St Pul to Xew
Orleans. Ail located bfcuse of te
river that fl its by tpm. an i de; end:ng
on the Fplendi i waterway. If the Jours
nal will take note it wiil se tbat every
citv of no! in Minnesota U loca'ed on
the Mississippi ;tViry cily io I wa except
Ds Moinr6 on ei.hir tbe Missisiplt or
Mifc'uri; tvery ciy in Mi3.juri louaaii
In the eime line of Brjjment look at
Illinois Cfci :ao, o ien of all ci'.iei".
has not much of a river a- a means of
conamt roial intercour-e, bu; it is d iubi-
fal if it ciuld bo ir.dnoed at any prir-e to
pri with tht little stream mat separates
the north, south ar.d west rtivisiocs.
dirty as it it is. Bit then Caicitro hts
the Uke hnd what wotld its corumerce b
without it? Take ail the lending cities
of the state outsi ie the metropolis ana
see how Jarijf-iy their commercial aad is-,
dus'rial aiivancemect depends upon
water transportation. Peori has the
II iniiis, Qiincy, Rick Island, EistSt.
Louis and othtr cities that mieht be men
tioned the ratid old father of streamis,
while ltockford, Aurora and E!s;in would
not surrender their possessions of
the rivm without a struggle. Of
course toe city builded on one of tia-
' turn's waterways has the avaae over
, one tbat is not. Applicib'e alifte and
' with equal fore-? to a city to sttu-.ted is
i tbe arunv nt which farthers the mve
j merit to improve our internal water
. courses an i c m ie t tnem by artiSoi!
raeias, sj?h s J tie Uenntpin cnal is
, destined to rto.
At Trinity. R :v K F. S eet, rcct .-r.
Sunday fehooi nt S:I5 a. m , mailt.?, a
I0:ld,m-nv, Ri riiion and celetrtiin at. 11.
even t-DDi; tt 7 At. the ciioel, even soug
ami fj.iiilay (-cnool ai 2 3J.
At the Lulled r.efbvrerian, proach
ir in Hie morfdDjt at 10:45, and at 7.30
p in. by li. e R.v. Wil.ism Dona'dson.
bundij tctiool at 9 30 a.m. "Y-iuns
(.tole a n. e-ln at 6:45 p m.
At the CurtMian curch, set vices a
10 45 a hi. and 7:3t o. m conducted by
the pastor. Rev. T. W. Grafton. Mom
i4 fcutj-ct. "A Glorious Srvice"
Evening btilj-c "Loyalty toCnr.st.'
A tia. timal sitrvife in the tvning. tun
oy school a- 9:15 a. ra
At the Onir-d Presbyterian. The
Rev. John H. Krrr, pas'or, pr-.ach
t 10.30 a. m.. pn A Personal Mes-i-age'and
at 7 30 p. ro. on The Seven
Tnoumd Wtio tlxd not W.-rhippeil
liaai." tuniiay icbo.l at 11.45 a. m
Y. P S V. K at 6:45 p m.
At the Grice Lu:berm. corner Fortj
fotirib sreet ami St von l h avenue. Si-r-vi.h-s
hi Ki.45 a ra and 7:3:) p. m., con
ducteJ by ibe pmu r. R v. G. E. Schuev.
M..m.i.g tut, "Ins X.tuu Shail E...!ure
K r ve.i,' PtiUm LXXU 17. Eveninti
tx. E;c. VIII 11 Sjud-y school bt
9:15 a. m., Pr. f, C. W. Fo.-8, tupenn-
At the Firct Baptist, preachtns
in 1 e nxirnine ard eeninr hi
the pastor. Rev C. E. Taylor. Sub
ject for mornine, "Go Forward," eve
ning. "Let Every Man Prove His 011
Wirk " tunoay scbool at 9:15 a. m.
C. L. Wil hois, euperintendent. Youdic
Peope'B union at C:30 p. m.. Topic;
"Muiiofr th Yi ar." Col. 3 23: lead r
Claienc. Spauiding. Sunday scto j! at
tbe Forty-lourth etreet chapel at 3 p
m , F. M Sinnett, superintendent.
At tbe First Me'bodist, preaching at
10:45 a. ro. and 7:30 p. m. by tbe pas
tor, the Rev. F. W. Merrell. Mornicg
subject, "Witness of the Spirit." In
view of special services now in progress
the series of sermons oo tbe "Ten Com
iDBndmenu" will be postponed until fur
ther notice, and a special revival service
will be held in the evening. Brief ser
vice, brigbi singing wili characterize tbe
meeting Sunday school at 9.3 ) (15 min
utes later), J. F Robinson, superintend
ent. Young people's meeting at 6 3 ) p.
m..C E Adams, leader.
The best medic il authorities say the
proper way to treat catarrh is to tak a
constitutional remedy, likeHuods 8ir-
The Phaeaix Hridse t'o'. Trooblen.
Rock Islash. Jn 8. Editor, ARors:
I wUti you wruid itate tbe 6tnation and
correct in your e.-ttmed paper t e mi?
rt presentation of effiirs relating to tbe
Ptioeoix "rdge company. Vt'e Lave
hereto ore paid our laborers 1.73 md f 2
penlav with two exceptinna. In both
casts the met vccre enttrelv ur.tit f r
imrd wi r?. '.u 'iu"ht not to hv j hirer!
ou" f r R.ich rouitb worlt. Taev wers
pjid 1 50 ji r Hay, a rn'e h:gb, consid
ring ths day's work they t-rj ab'e to
do Our men were certainly paid wbat
ever they were promised, a promt e.bow
ever, was not made the two men I refer
to. It is qui'e untrue that the work has
been delayed bv the quiting of some of
hec-ew. m our for-e ia larger at present
than it has been ince we smarted erection
We are making very good heday, and
you can convince yourself tbat con-tdt r
a'lle progreas has ben made in tbe last
three day. Mr. Taylor hires tbe men
tind'-r the supposition tbtt they are aware
it is hard work If they tun out to be
weak men it i not ourfiult. Tb
Puoeo x Bridge compaay i a reiiibi
ronern, and wou d not have an-bodv in
their employ who cen or will not com
p'y with thir triui, Yours respect
fully. The Phoesix Rbidgb Co.
Per U-.-orae Rtchter.
The Height f tniory.
In the presence of a southerner the
conversation turned on the grand style
of living indnljjial in by onr young
"That's nothing to what it is with tts,"
intc-mtiitl tha M itSfHlUis. "I can pick
out at last ten boih of wealthy parents
whose est.iblishniPnls areon snch a com
plete footing that tiwy e;K'h kp a nftro
valet for the b-lt purpose of carrying
their iti'inruirisi letters to the pout."
Conrner uti Centre.
R Forgive me for ki.-.i:i;x von the
perfume of that roe in your hair intoxi
catod me, ani I did not Irnnw
She Isn't it funny! Thai's an artiii.-.iai
rae, yon know. Liia.
II i Grout MMakr.
She (after the ball; Has pap asked
you alwut your income?
She And you told him that littlo fib
about the large salary?
She I'm so glad.
He Well, I'm sorry. lie borrowed
fifty dollars from lr.o on the 6pot.
Smith, Gray & Co.'s Monthly.
A Keiuinino Scarrh.
nibbs How de do. Cob? Where's sis?
Dob (sis' husband) Gone shopping.
"What did she want?"
"Then wliy did she shopping?"
"To seo if she could find anything that
would make her want something."
New York Weekly.
LiM'AJ. MiTi l.
Cbris'mas candies at Krell & Ma'h'.
C.ritma9 trees and tree ornaments s'
E:e'l A Ma'h's.
G-t a b3fk-t filled with nice cndy fir
10c at Krell & Mvh'.
Ca'l on E. B. lcK wn for ha-d wood
and soft c-t;.. Ttlerhooe 1.1SS
A nico pre!"rn a b or bafket of fine
ptindv. Ivrell & Ma'b havp tiie Mnel.
ix d nut nd mtx-d candies tiil ymi
raa't r-rt. a, Krell ifc Mth'i,nd at s':c:i
The largest selection of fine, pure ear;
di' s in the iLree cines and put ru in
h xes or baskets is to be found a K-i ll
& Mam's Dew store.
Tt X Sot ire.
The tix s f.T 1891 are now due and
may he p tid to the 'o nhip collector af
Hurst & D.in!d-"n' fh'e in Ma-onx
T n-p e h'oik Y cr l-.s! je ir's r c- , ;
w i 1 tie of crea assistance to the coilecor
in A 'd-ai v 1 C . .. ...t,
b,Mks. William T. .ugdfn,
! I WKljip CoiitCl'jf .
To Riv- ti clo Lo.tr(i )m.
If ou i I f-rd trie vn.r l1.4.-.
"i!l tD-it you our illusir'fo pui'pnli-:
extilsiini tU alxvitDr. DvSe celebrated
elfCiro voltaic btlt and 6D;,lianc, anii
'heir etiarming .ff cts upon the. nervou
dsbiit'aie : system, and how they f il
qa'ckly restore you to vigor, aiauhoo-1
and hc-ali b. Pamphlet free. If j:,a a.e
hn- affliced. w-e w-llsend you i '-elt acii
appliances 00 trial.
Voltaic .lto . Hawitiam jfjch-
Catarrh Caut be Cared
with local ai.p!iea'ion, a ibey cannot
reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is
a blood or coi'cti'O'ionHl disease, and in
order to cure 11 vou have to tke intern-l
remedies. Hall's Catarrh cureistken
iLternally, ai.d scs ciirrctlv on 'be blood
and mucous surfaces. Hab'g Catarrh
Cure is 10 qu-ck mrd e ne. It was pre
scribed by one of tbe best pbysisians in
tbis country for year; and is a regular
prescription It is composed of tbe best
tonics known, combiced with tbe best
blood purifiers, acting directly on tbe
mucous surfaces The periec con bina
tion of tbe two ir.grfriiei.u is what pro
duces snch w.-i.t.trful rui s in ruH
catarrh " Bend for eiimonial free.
F. J. CaEKtT & Co . Pro,,-., To:edo, O.
V. M. BLiNDING'S
fM. if I
Head of Tweaty-fifth Street
- BETWEEN -
Thirteenth and Fifteenth Avenue?.
A Rare Clanee For Bargains i Cily Lois,
Eligible Desirable and Cheap.
Only One Mile from the City Postoffice.
Easy Terms and Long Time
ST'Enqnire at the Rock Island Savings Bank
J. M. BUFORD.
? fWr If by thm ns ot
yoa nre out plr of ebos m fHr, asd
bottle mA 30 cvnta lasts Uir months,
for how rr.iy y ffcr blacking will on
Yr'm savlna tn shoe Leatber pay T
10C Vltl par flir Uk fort 10c
1r ofChantns hlte 4f
.y ClwlvrwIiloKlib), 1
lOC Kmrn.KI.Opnl. lUC
or otlur lottlj Ului, 10
& FOR GLASS WILL DO IT.
A UUHORY SOAP, PURE AND SAKiTARY.
Qetisra! I'ciseho! Use.
HORST VON KCECKRITZ.Pfiamiciin
PlUSOUTTtOKe A TOIAT.TT.
Fourth Ave. and Twenrv-TMrd Pt
Express and Moving.
All order promptly attended to. Char
WrLeTe ord ! at K. Treoaman'i EarnM
boo on Market aqaare
KW t.00 ffci
Butdnng to If4 T
iJL.v ' A Marv.lioua iavlao-
PROTECT YCUR EYES I
MR H HIRFCHPER'j.""
IxiinttdT (!. Thf.rra g-ft
M :bra e- Diani 8pC'iick-- r o.
f ana also for Lu t 4
. iiinj.ei an iTiati s ana r.Te
'nfirz a pair of the-e Son-f-vi ih.
er n .r rt to than, e ib-e
rrm 're eypn. b.i erry iar
p i;naTanted. m tint it ht-v .r tr.
:h ejer Ino mitter how or rr: hrii tf
lrarr) th'-y will fan'-h -i.r
w.,.i - i-rw r T-f r.T .rpi
T. H. THOMAS ha a f 1 1 rU!.
and t'jTi'Mi al tn n!lf '1,--
.f the trent niterl.irit-ff th-o O t-t
vTcr nn, Kim an oineii r.oT.v i r
n 1 tzt-m.vf ne wwi'Tll, .mm
dro.gis ':i Ofti'-fiti. c ij-r t
No Po-'dler SuFpl:Pa
iUi.uj I 'iCJ.
HpTei!ts. iol? other ('.ae-txu : -.o ti
mown Fire uisr3c (vm.jni he 'r vwnt;
Hoyal Innrr,ce Com;-ny. of Br f .;.
WftrheMcr Fir Ice. 'omr.tiy of V V.
Hi tlmh German ios.t'o., BiC!o. S. V.
KorhefU-r tiermu Ins. Co.. Kac: "tr. S. T.
ntiien In. Co.. of httinrr.. f
Ken V'ire .iffloe. London.
Unior Co., of California.
rcritv In. C... N- ti ,t. - . Co- n.
i:U-irf Vpchftr tr. 0 1., V s".!.r(
l-C.TlMlHre.lU,OI Prunl, I;l.
3hf Cor. IR'h St., an-1 -e m: Ave
H''CK i-'USD, ILL.
1053:5 PLOl'PILY PAID.
W. Trefz & Co.,
Ufadqniirtcre f r
Tovs and Ca:idy.
' If you wish to se a i i J
i of. Sew Yar'ti Cards f-i'l .nl
J se onr r! i play.
' W. TIUFZ& CO.,
i 222-i K..u-i-i
: Shirt Factory:
"We are now prepared to taifl
your measure ar d n:al:s
Prieti as Lou a tlie Lo.it-:.
All kind of Rera;rmiJei.f.
Aleo agent for HockforJ C:ti-iT 1 0 '
Finectom-inade p :cts from S-3 to S l
10 t-econd Arenne, Eock I!
tMOTfT tp.eT'g rrockerr tore.