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THE ARGUS. MONDAY. JANUARY" 13, 189L
Mclntire Bros', discount sale.
Diacount sale. Mclntire Bros.'
Jimes T. Clrk, of Qiiccy, is in the
City calling on friends.
Max Mayer, of Iowa City, spent Sun
day in the city visiting friends.
Sare money by attending Mclctire
Bros", discount Bile this week.
Wanted At Peopies" laundry, 1401
Second avenue, five txperienced laundry
Miss Johnson, daughter of Walter
Johnson, left thir morning for Champaign
to resume her studies.
There w i'l be preaching at South Park
chapel on Tuesday treeing at 7:30 o'clock
by Rev. W. S. Marquis.
McCabe Bros, say that jackets, wraps
and cloaks will be po:i'.ively slaughtered
this week, as a" must be closed.
The cottage of John FraLm at Sears
was burned to the groucd at 2 o'clock
this afternoon, with a !o cf $ 60.
.Mclntire Bros, are getting ready for in
ventory. They inaugurate a discount
sale this week 10 per cent deducted.
TLere will It- revival cee'.iEgs every
Eight tLis week at the Firfct Bip'Ut
church wkb sieging by Frof. Paul Price.
Mrs. s. T. Bow!by and :i:i!e eon and
Mi;s Lou Meitrkc.p, all cf wtom have
been i:l with the prip, are lot improving.
Wanted Ixmediately A girl f .r gen
eral housework in small family; good
wages. Apply t '-' Nineteenth street.
Spring Cove toboggan slide is now in
readiness for bu'iness, td pleasure par
ties cay now crjoy ttU trct winter
Tajl AieXin ler Johnstone, the famous
miad reader, is to appcir at Harper's
theatre on Friday anj Siturday evenings
of this week .
Farther cuts, many fcJliticns to the
table of jackets and wrips t f 2.5' J fcr
choice will be found tt McC&be Bros, on
The Loyal Temperaccel.gi n will meet
Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'cl.'r-k in the
Vui'.el P.-fcsbytcriin ehur.h. M.mbcr
will please notice the change of tiae and
The display of cx;:ivo zc. velties in
dre? go-i's which ;:: te shown up to
WedcesKy no;n at M-Cbe Br:.-.'. will
not be q jiile 1 ou'si 'e of tiro or ttree cf
te largest r;:ie- in the country.
Ilobert Ka'.n. was ca:t on bus;
tcss, n,tt Ld ITkn,t:.a f this ci'y in
New York. 1 a tJnr s; r of ti-: n;-
m .nt decM'rd to accompany him to Zj-r'r-e.
an ! accordir'y has sent Lis grip
heme and U cow on the At'.aotic.
Harry Ilo 7C :.w ith the Merrick Thrc-sd
compiny, of Chicago, has complimented
Lis friends here with a beau'ifjlly illus
trated almanac, which Lis company is
stnd'Lg cut. f- r the se-iSjn of lS3i. J
Dres- jaferns from Hcdier cf Paris,
the celebrated manufacturer of ocly 1 igh
art dress cord,, will be on exhibition at
McCabe Br js'. until Wednesday noon
Eart.;na'.i;jn of iu. s goods :l1 orders
li i'1ier, the arcat Fori' manufacturer
ol high htl dress goods, w",;'. be rr (.resta
ur! at McCf.be Bros', on M-w-Uy.Tuwdaj
and until Wednesday neon. Ladies may
have the privilege of exclusive pattern
in the higher cost goods.
The revival services at the Christian
church are developing an excellent in'er
est and will con'.icue during tiie week.
There have already been a cumber of
conversions. The euI j.ct for tonight is.
"The Kingdom of Satan, or Man En
slaved." The Davenport Democrat has issued an
attractive calendar for 1892 with the tri
cities. Rock Iland arsenal and Henne
pin canal as a back ground, wi'h TV. via
port in the foreground, as a matter of
course. It is a very creditable piece of
The second annual dance of th Cigar
Makers' union, No. 201, will be held Sft
urday evening, Jan. 16, at Armory hail.
Those in charge are determined it shall
be a firstclass affair, and objectionable
characters will be ejected from the ball if
they attempt to attend. Mu?.ic wid be
furnished by Bleuer's Land, George
An overstocked manufac'ur r of clohks
Las sect a lot of his choice:, styles by
express to McCabe Bros., t'u instruc
tions that they shall close thrm out.
These jackets will be placed on tale dur
ing Monday, Tuesday, Wc-do'Bdv and
Thursday (four days), at fu'lyCCJpir
cent bcl w va'ue.after which anythatmay
be left will be returned to the owner.
A gorge above the city caused the wa
ter to back up and leak through the old
Sears' dam near Moline lat night, and to
threaten to break into the Moline pool on
which the government, is now at work
Used in Millions of Homes
Capt. Lyons set a force of men at work
tbis mornug constructing a temporary
coffer-dam to protect the works, and in
the morning will resume operations in
The newly incorporated firm of Davia
& Co. was f ormally organized today with
$30,000 caoiial siock, and wiih T. B.
Davis, presi lent; S. 8. Davis, vice-president;
L. E. Toils, secretary aiid R. K.
Swan, treasurer. The companv is bavins
its building oack of the Rock Island house
reconstructed for occupancy.
Miss Sadie McConnell, of Coe, was ad
judged instse in the county court this
alterneon btfore a jury composed of Dr.
b. C Piumaaer, J. L. Msslin. E. H.
Wright, C. E. Taylor, J. S. Lsfiin and
Levi Sharp. She is a school teacher 34
years of age. and her demen'.ed condition
is attributed in a great measure to stud;
and worrying over a brother, who was
absent from home. tbe will be sent to
Jacksonville for treatment.
Billy Faulkner, the caliope voiced
emissary of the Inter-Clean, popularly
kroirn as-'-Fog Horn Billy." was work
ing Rock I--1 and Saturday on his bi an
nual tour tfcnugh this region. Billy has
bten abroad since last we be-held his
ciissic form tnd heard his gc-ntle Inter
Oceanic cry, but he is the same hus
tler old, ai.d says that wbile in Eag-
Nad Le secured the subsirirtions of
v. leen Vidor a and W.l.iam E Gladstone
to the Inter Cvean.
Oa M n la;, Tuesday tnd until Wed
nesday noon of this week, one of the
larirest and m 36t successful importers of
foreign dress ,'ods and role patterns in
th;- c ,untry ill be at our store with his
sample-sot hith class robes and fine dress
g.xds bv the yard or patttra lengths.
Any la ly Jesiiing some-thing rich, novel
or elegant, Citi secure a special pattern
and in the higitr cost goods may have
the privilege of aa exclusive choice or a
pattern confined to her alone. The
ear! er you call the greater the line to
select from . McCabe Bros .
Something uousuil in the way of c&re-
l-'-sness has be:n saown in the last day
or tr in the nat'er of designating cars
on tie lines to Mohne. All Saturday a
ear was run on .he blue line w ithout a sign
ab'iut it aiid the same was true yesterday.
It was one of the double motor yellow
trais'med cars, w hile last evening a car
of the same desirpuon, though with red
si.'ns on the tor was snt out on the same
tine This morning a green cr was run
nir.g on the blu : line. It is attention to
theie minor details by A-sMant Supt
Hiil th'.t has in the past contributed to
the perfection o:' the sys era on this side
of the river, and inattention to them
wi.l make it anv thing but perfect or sat
irf'ictory to the public.
The nijjlit Man for the I'lace.
I'-; iVan wuz horn urn a farm.
Hut farm tvo k didn't ajrrec
Vtlj Kijah I'.e in, nn oLt said,
"This ain't n i p'""C fcr me."
livi rontei.t wile te could r-Iay
V.z lor.?: he co':!i w-o.
Eiit when ihfy tiro;i'ht hi:n vork, he said,
"This a. n't i: i lace fcr me."
An so ho UP tl;f f.-irrn bt bin
An rTiii away t st-a:
"Tin .-- ain't lo ta:r there to dip.
An ut.r k r-is r.rrc." &f z he.
:it tl.rro ll. y na'lo him scrub the dock;
Tiiis w c?. too t.ik ti; . he,
Ez he we:it l'-aj in ovcrooani,
"This airt't no j'larc ftr me."
An then h siarvd o:it an 'v.nn
lii-i.t tiiroui;! the ra-in s a;
ht te4-;s like -v-ork," Lcs.'Km aluwed,
"Tlii a;n"t to 'are fer me."
A merchant ve-el picked Lim up.
An in a hunk he cnrled,
L'i.'ii ttiey cirop.ted him down upon
The other side the w odd.
An then them p trtailed tThinamen
et Lim to picintea;
lie worked for half an honr, an said,
"This ain't un place fer me.
Why. this is jest like work," he cried.
An awfnl terror spread
Tli rough ail his "eeturs.an he fell
Likcone who't dropped down dead.
fie went into a f -vcr.
Fell to ravin li e a Turk.
An he thought tl et he wuz rnnnin
All the time a ay from work.
Onre he dreamed iliet he wuz work'n.
An he leaped up strong an free.
And lef his bed, in ran an shrieked.
lhU ain't no place fer me,"
He come back to America
To hnnt for res-, an peace.
An at last he crot appinted
With full pay ca the police. ,
An his tired soul is satisfied,
"I've fonn my j lare." sez he,
"At last I Rot awiy from work.
This is the plan- for me."
S. W. Foss in Yankee Bladk
Why Shouldn't Mie Ief
Slie had been to Eurojie for a year and
bad lost the rau o" things at home some
what. Oue moruing hhe met a girl -who
vva in the sveeth :art period a year be
fore. "Ah," she said, "Ijowdy do? Just as
much in love as e er, 1 suppose?"
"Oh, no," was the innocent reply.
"I'm married now." Dt-truit Free Pi ttss.
A Difference of Opinion.
Annt Ola So yon don't feel well,
Ilal? You ate too mnch of that rrodding
Harry No, auntie; it's thinking of
what 1 didn't eat that makes ine feel
bad. Harper's Yo ing People.
40 Years the Standard.
HOW SMITH WAS SMITTEN.
A Modest 3Ioliner's Adoration of
a Rock Island 3Iaiden
He Write a Letter and Kixr a late
Bat h Fails 10 t arry Oat
Hrr I'art fibe .ttrrrmrtt
Xotmanj days ago, a young Udj well
known in the city, was somewhat sur
prised to be called to the telephone, and
bearing a male Toie-e at the other end in
quire her age. Upon asking as t3
who her interrogator was, she was told it
was Mr. Sm'th, of Moline, who then
went on to eiy he knew her quite well,
atd wanted to meet her, and then to
the ycung lady's utter amazement said
that himself snd wife were coming to
Rock Island to take dinner on Sundav,
and-ifter tel"ing where th.-y intended to
visit, he suggested tait she walk down
the opposite sidi of the street with a
handkerchief in her hand, and that he
would see her from the window, adding
by way of caution, tr he a little
' fcxj" about it si tbut Mrs. Smit:
wouldn't tumble. A'i this time the
young lady hid s'ood entranced as he
didn't give h -r a chince to 5 iy word,
seeming to take it for grantedthtt e very
thing would come his way. liat rea'iz
inz that she was eccoiiraEiDir him by
listening, sh hung up the receiver and
left the "phone" t the s me time won
dering wha: manner of "freak"' couid
h .ve had the monumenti'.gvl to pour out
a volley like the above ovr the telephone
She was still wondering at the sinsular
circumsUcce on Saturday tnoroing when
she received a letter bearing the Moline
postmark and whch contained the fol
Miss I am pretty sure th-it I know
you an right, but to avid nuy misike
rr.ee-t me at the northwest corner of
Union s.iare at 5 o'clock tomorrow (tin.
lav) aftirnoon. Il-rmember thi is only
for amusement, but don't f ;l to bi a lit
tle f..xy as Mrs. Saiith might possiblv
get on to it. Smith
Eneiosf J in the letter h'so was a peccil
drawing of tae evict locitton. ar.d the
hoise at which the gy Lat'uari-i and Lir
w ife were to visit, showing the unsuspect
ing Mr?. Smith at one wind ) reading,
her romantic huSand at the other and
across the street the supposed destroyer
of domestic felicity tripping along band
kerchief in hacd. Of course the youcg
Udy diiin't show up on Sunday afternoon
at the appointed time, but an A kg us re
pirter did, and sure enouph there was
"S:l v" Smith kicking out his good shoe
leather, ard as the slang phrase ges,
'eating his dite."
The best part of the story is that it
true, snd thit the Smith pu isn't a fic
"Standing advertisemerts ia a paper
command confidence." Barnun
M inter Krnriont 10 tVnrmer t'lim- s
Excur-ion tick-ts to Mexico. CViforcis,
ficorcia. North Carolina. Fiorid. the
Gulf Coast. Tex ts. Hot Sprics- of Ar
kansas and Excelsior Serines of Missouri,
now on sale by agen s of the Chicago,
Milwaukee ifc St. Paul railway. Apply
for rates and other information to the
nearest accnt, or address (i.-orge H.
IlehfTord, General Passenger Agnt. Chi
Why is Cubeb Couch Cure ca'lcd the
one minute remedy? The following
from Harry Elliott, vice-president of
Stte Insurance company, Des Moines,
explains his firrt experience: His wife
recently became so hoarse from a severe
cold she could not sueaR above a whis
per. One dose of the Cubeb Couch
Cure afforded great relief, and a few
doses removed the hoarseness entirely .
Me also says his children have never been
so free from coughs and co'ds as they
have been since he keeps Cubeb Cough
Cure in he house. Harlz & Babnsen.
Hot Springs Skin Soap not only pre
vents ail skin disorders, but is excellent
for the toilet and nursery.
Annual Clearance Sale.
Betwen now and the first of
the year we 6hall follow our an
nual custom of closing out our
stock as close as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking 0f purchasing a
piano or organ will certainly
save money and do well by call
ing on D. Koy Bowl by, 1726
Second avenue, Rock Island.
We guarantee prices and trrms
to suit those who wish to buy
for holiday presents. We still
handle the old reliable Ilallet
& Davis and Emerson pianos,
which our house has handled
continuously for 30 years that
alone will recommend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and get prices: no trouble
to ahow 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
Becond hand instruments that
will sell them to anyone who
wants a t)iano: we don't, Tirn-
TlflRP tn farrr two f
January anything second-hand.
Will sell on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
D. Hoy Bowlby.
The Best Aaihonuet,
Such a3 Dr. Dio Lewis, Prof. Gross and
others, agree that catarrh is not a local
but a constitutional disease. It therefore
requires a constitutisnal remedy like
Hood s Sarsapsrbla, which effectually and
permanently cures caUrrh. Thousards
LI rod's Pills cure liver ills, jaundice.
bilio'ine8. ick beadnehe, cnnMipation
and all trouble of -he digestive orsan
THE NEW YEAH IS HEBE.
No oa rezret the departure
of decrepit old '91. He served
his day or rather tbe 365 of
them and his successor will
be his superior. The old is
go-e, the new is here. You
car nothing about the many
things we had in stock last sum
mer; b;it now! -that's dinr-nt.
Lietetj and you can't help but
be int-rested. We have detnr
minel to close oir aU our over
coats, and ha'-Te cut the prices
de?p into the cost. Boys' and
childien's $-.".', '4 ard coats
all go at $ "2.. Boys' and cliil
iief's ?G, f7 atd ?S coat? H $
Men's overcoats in proportion.
17-JS Second Ave.
X. B. We are still selling
gloves at half price.
Tlis Scott Medical Institute
wlticlt has just closed its work
of free treatment has
been a success, so far as can be
proved by the numbers of
alllicttel people who have
thronged the Institute daily,
many of whom found relief
after the first treatment. This
is a medical institute coming
to our city well recommended,
the physicians havintr received
their diplomas from the best
medical colleges in the united
States as well as in foreign
countries, and it has come to
stay as can be proved by the
contracts they have made
which are without exception by
the year. The nhvsicians have
decided to place the price of
treatment within the reach of
the poor as well as the rich.
They treat all diseases with
marked success with their
Catarrh Diseases of Women
These physicians also guar
antee to stop any pain in the
body in from three to five min
utes without the use of medi
cine. Remember it costs noth
ing to see these doctors and
llllel out what vnnr trnn1i1c
----- j vuun J
are, and if you can be cured
they will take your case, but if
you can't, then they will tell
. 1 .
wu sy. .u matter wnai jour
sickness is, go and get relieved
or find out if you can be cured.
Catarrh, they guarantee to
cure no matter how longstand
ing. T hose nrnnnunrpfl In
O I'- ill
curable or who had doctored
for months with their family
physician, are especially in
vited. It does not take months
to cure any case nor weeks
Office 623 Main Street, Dav
enport. Office hours, 9 to 1 1 a. m., 2
to 4 p. m., 7 to 9 p. m.
Same hours Sunday. .
' The inventory days have com?,
the saddest of the year."
"We are getting ready to take
inventory. That means tedious
hard work. The more we have
the harder it is.
To move goods out quickly and
induce you to anticipate your
wants we inaugurate this week a
$1 and over we
tO Per Cent.
This account applies to all de
partments except Black Dress
Goods and Domestics.
Rock Tslared, Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
124, 12v and 12S
CLEMANN k SALI
OCKET KMVES ard Sf!issnw -,1, t-v
for quality. If you want a good knife try one c 1 "
1ne.ed t be told what a nice j ient an elegant Carvin
;?et like those I have to show will Mc,-
- - - ' - t7 UHOrj
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Everv woman lliftt 1
hmsh tire Sets and Irons.
are the leaders made in Illinois for oursoitcoal-nM -wrv one
gaaranteed. Ihese are all good things to buv at Christmas-or
any other time. Come in and see how much"l have to show von
that is useful and nod in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock TslanJ.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Will sell for the next 30 days all his overcoatings at V
per cent less than the leular prices.
Stab Block, Opposite Harpee Douse.
You can save money by trading at the Old Reliable
o AITD IO CENT STORE.
Crockery, Cutlery, Tinware, Claasware and Wooden
MRS. C. MITSCH'S, 1314 Third Ave.
City Steam Bakery,
226 Seventeenth Street.
Always 011 Hand:
Kinds, ' pies.
lvrt jour orders with
wert of Cblcai'o.
MUNROE, DeRUE & ANDERSON.
10 Per Gent
deducted from blankets.
linens, flannels, colored
goods, black and colo
corsets, gloves, hosiery. v:
wear, table spread?,
spreads; in fact from
thing in the house with
exceptions: A grand
tunity for you to