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THE """ARGUS. TUESDAY. JANUARY U. 1892.
Waited A.t Peoples' laundry, 1401
Second avenue, five experienced laundry
There will be a meeting of Trinity Im
provemei: Guild tit 3 o'clock tomorrow
Aid. W. V. Tinda'.l. B. Winter and
Capt. John Sireckfus ltft yesterday cn a
short visit to Eureka Springs, Ark.
Charles Webber, of Minneapolis, spent
a few days at home in this city, and left
last night for a trip through California.
F. Alexander Johnstone, the mind
reader, appears at Harper's theatre Fri
day and Saturday evenings of this week.
W. T. Hall and wife, of Marshalltown,
Iowa, are visiting with Mrs. Hall's par
ents, W. D. llolsapple and wife, on First
Bridge truvei Sundav was as follows:
Foot North. 7M, south, 7S1, toul.
1.5P.4. Teams North, 191, south, 1S8,
WeiLbt-rrr & Hildebrandt started to
cut ice tear water works today. Any
one wishing to fill their ice houses cn
do well by calling on them.
Praise- metiing and service of son;; at
the First U :pist ehnrch this evening at
7;0. led by Pr-.f. Paul Price. Preaching
at 8 o'clock. There will be chorus and
Mrs. George DfWr.ing, who Las been
quite ill for several weeks past, is said to
be ia a precarious condition. Mr. Down
ing, who hds a'so been seriously ill, is re
ported as considerably improved.
It appears now that the young lady
who received the letter on Saturday from
Mr. Su.;ih. of Moline, was not alone. It
cow develops that other trusting hearts
have been tampered with, and the cruel
darts of jealousy are causing considerable
The tire which destroyed the house fo
John Fra'u 'ii near Sjars yesterdiy after
noon caught from a defective flue, and
while Mr. FrsLm and her child were
away from home-. Considerable of the
furniture was carried out and saved, but
a large part of it w!.s ruined. Mr Frulim
Works in the WVnci paper mills at
The striking miner- uf the Coal V!iej
Mn ii;g company are still out, an 1 at the
I'e.-ria :!''!""''. 'hi? morning the differences.
betK-r. -.. ir.pt.iiv and the nun did
L..t u;;.t h: u v new r a set'lercent than
tiii j 1'SVe at -..
1,: gun , tli .1. 'a i
Cour?e, ft .'.!! i'l
t:-j :i' anv !im::
u.: Since the s'.nkv
i Hit: pi'S'ibi:i'v. (d
-:ir.cnt of the d.llijul-
i.;;- !-;..p!e i.t 11. tk
iii.n-.u ;. l.m with the work ct laying
Lrii k pi They tin -tting tin
s' re. is : ! thvir city into vcryfir co&oi
ii' ii In particular the people of
tl.e three cities stem to be weil united.
H' r-io y u.'e t--.'. working in this cJireeiion.
In t!.i c itv the piving committee recom
mended the living of' about two miles of
1 1 v : r g this summer, but already the peo
ple are assing for more. I: is rot possi
liiu to provide in 'he ordinary rat 'hod for
t;.e raising of the sum o' maney nefbd
U u i : row n tlie street in'erfp--.-t:ons for
-i.raoui.t t.f tmvins the people her
Wiul.liike to !sj. D-ivenport Di mif-r-i
I' of. Ac'.i r;'in, delivered tlie first of
Li; ourse i.t lectures on philosophy a' tl e
Broadwy Pit MiyN rinu church last iv.i
nins.' to an uppieciauve audience. He
deru- r.sTa'eil beyond a doubt that he
was a rroin ..f scliolarly attainments and
careful thought, his theme beintr. '-The
Geiwral Nature of Philosophy." It wa'
int. tidily iii'.ercslirg and it the real of the
course were- given tiiey would no doubt
be heartily appreciated. A numb;r have
sicned a n ijuefct to the professor to de
liver the rest of the course.
Camion Ci.ih , Jan. 11. Mr. Mc
Gin'y, who left here after Christmas, has
returned on account of not feehne well.
Our phjsician, Dr. Hunter, of Hamp
ton, is on the sick list.
The work of putting up tbe new boil
er is not yet completed, it being eo cold
as to prevent the men from working.
The C, R. I. & P. company have
greatly improved the looks of their depot
by putting cinders in front of it and
Miss Kose Gainey, of this place, and
Mr. Andrews, of Geneseo, were married
last Wednesday at tbe home of the bride,
a Leniber of friends being present and
a pieasanl time reported. We wish them
W e are waiting patiently for goor)
tt'fighirg, but two pect'emen of this
place could not wait, and went out
sieith rld'ng and came home in a lumber
Frank Bay. of this place, is working at
hi? trade of butchering. ,
TheC, It 1 ti: P. Laye began to put a
supply of engine wood on their premi.-es
at this .station.
Herman Mencrihergh, of this place,
has puiciiuscd the Ikcrfttrni.
Several gentlemen from this place huve
bueu appointed to act as jurymen for this
term of court.
Mis Minnie Carey and Miss Lmira
K.'ller, of Hampton, who have been in
this pi ace for the past week visiting
friends, returned to Hampton Monday.
Steve Kelleman, an employe at Gil
more'a Blaoghter house, hd his right leg
badly rcalded yesterday afternoon by
dipping and plunging it into a vat of
boiling water. The flesh is badly
scalded, but ro serious results are antici
Robert Doyle, a C, R. I. & P. switch
man, bad tbe misfortune to get bis right
arm caught between the "man killers" on
two cars, while making a coupling shortly
before noon today. The arm is badly
bruised t.nd crushed below the elbow
joint and swollen to nearly twice its nor
mal size. Dr. Plummer dressed the in
jured number, and beyord laying him
up for some time nothing serious will re'
Mrs. Mucellus Reidy, residing at 2315
Moline avenue, met with a very painful
and perhaps serious accident on her way
home frcm church Sunday morning
She bad j ist reached the bottom of the
6tep leading down from St. Mary's
church, a d ia stepping upn the icy
sidewalk ehc lost her footing and fell
backward, striking the steps with her
shoulders. Sue whs picked up and taken
to her hon e, w here she :s stdl sufft-ring
from the ejects of her fall. It is not yet
known j is: how serious liar h juries may
prove. ller son, J. E. Reidy, is alto
confined to the house with the grip.
A V. oi.l Alx.ut ..!.. .-.
Moth lias liri-n written an I printed etui
coming i-oti .-. C.i.ok ot.'.k.-. :iil coMi.n. re
cipes f-.r p -eparin ii. in dili' t.-m v. a...
livery hone, keejit-r Cuiiiile.-.- t iutt e.nVc.' is
sonieliiiiiL; inbu.ly can ni:tke. ait'l iK-ei-..-
P.re she tak no pa rr ii-u i r pains to 1.11.!.,
it. It is a f. cl 1 hat on t ie- l.reak fas: t. Ji'e
of nine one of un f.niiiiie-. when- nice
coo kin? in ..titer respei-ts is the r:iie, ih.
cotTce wii) ! f.mtnl aiet y st :i;T. t at :
stron-ly of -liieoi v , nr -le m, Ijlack timl
thick as lo 1 utiiirinkal.ie by wbwvcr is
uspiI to the 1 eitcr niatle article.
In the cit .'the vast majority of house
wives buy ground eofTee at corner gro
ceries. 1 ih.nk the same rule is good in
tlie country, for mot eotintry stores have
their coffee prindcr. The Kroceryman's
profit is so lartre on coffi that of c.urse it
pays him we.l to u-rinrl it. And he can, in
criutiiritr, adulterate it. to so preat an ex
tent t hat he -vou Id prefer to sell his "real
Java'' and "real Mocha'' ground, even if
lie had to st II at a less price t han in the
Lean. The f; ct that, the price is the aame,
.-round or utiTo:ind, never seems to show
people plain!; how well it would pay them
to irrind thei o.vn coiTee. 'J' hey may be
sure the proci ryman thx-s riot do it for love.
- Harper's 11 .izar.
WB anil ltoard in Several Cities.
There are o er -JoO pursuits for women
in this count iv. 1-ookitij; at the average
weekly cait;irij-s, it is found that San
Francisco pa s the highest wapres, but one
iias aio to ta'.-e into consider.it ion that the
expenses of living there are very bifch.
Again, comparing New York and Boston,
it i-i.itiiid thtt giris in New York earn
more than tl ose in or ucnr lioston, but.
thtttthe charges for Ionid ami lodgings
arc far bette- in lioston. Take, for in
stance, tli! boarding house for working
girls, in charge of Miss Sarah K Gardner.
There are tpcommodat ions there for
thirty four, nnd the price, including a
dozen laundry pieces, varies from three to
four dollars ;.er week, according to the
room. Tlie hi. -alien is good: the rooms are
furnished iil neat, suostaijtiai furniture,
while t he i i ocr il and well cool.cd food is
served in .re ty tableware. In another
ditunu' room n eals are served to girls who
do not, Imle ii. tie; house for fi.ii I. This
is only t.i'e io-taoie of a any such lobe
louud in M:iss; cnii-c: t I'.rooklyn Kasle.
Mow H:e Chinese Si-t ;t llfiiie.
i ii si 1 1 i !:- a mctiired linib tin- Cniuese
make no t iT .it to hnnif ".he bones into ap
position. The ( hiiio-e medicine man sim
p.y lakes a i'i: 01 n-i r::iy nni! e.ivc-io;es
the limb win. it. J hen nc takes some
strijis of bar.iboo and indent them
into the clay. liandages are wrapped
around those strips, and in the outer haiul
a'e he places t he head of a live chicken.
After he has secured this bandage he cms
the head oil the fowl, allowing the blood
to flow and M net rate the fracture. He
then lakes the chicken's head from be
neath the liand.u.'e and covers the exterior
with a thit k co,:ting of glue. The reason
given for apphing the chicken's head is
that it nourishes the broken or fractured
limb and is "lie ip good medicine." Butte
Inter Mountain "
Will complete It If the
Conditions are Favor-
A Coinpl luent for a Woniun.
Mrs. Hoggins wife of the English as
tronomer, is a n ost able assistant to her
Lu-sband in his astronomical labors, and
keeps a record lor herself of her observa
tions. Astronomers at the Lick observa
tory have been exchanging data, and the
Lick man has assured Mrs. Huggins that
she has accomplished better results with
her inferior instruments than he and his
assistants achie -e with the finest instru
ments in the world. New York Sun.
The mob the
town, but not
with the fnen
me pat 1 it- t In-ee i
and nii.iiv on hot
was among t he
prevails here t ha
Mippot t of iarza
sympat liiy.crs of (
ican custom hou
expressed t he opi
is purely local an
tie In the Strrft.
i took possession of tbe
without a hard light
Is of Anchclor. During
-evolutionists were killed
h sides fatally wounded.
of the leaders of the mob,
killed. The impression
this is the movement in
The church party ere
ara. but Juan ue JUntta
n command of the Mex-
;e guards on the border,
iio:i that the disturbance
I will soon 1' suppressed.
A Just OtiCHtion.
"Chappy Yau Demise gave me a piece
f his mind today."
'YvTien is Lis f aiieral?" Truth,
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years tie Standard.
"Ten days of favorable weather, and
we will be through end out of here," said
Supt. Taylor, of tbe Phoenix Bridge ccm-
pany, in rtferei.ee to the viaduct this
morning, and he continued, "while we
work we get along nicily, but it is such
necessitated delays as this that interfere
with our calculations. Today we are in
shape to go right along, but we don't
dare to touch that structure while it is so
cold, for fear of the effect on the iron. If
it warms up this afternoon we will give
her another lift, but tomorrow morning
may bring co'd again, and another vexa
tious delay. Tbe most difficult span work
ia completed. While tbe south shore
span is to be raised higher than tbe
others, the task of tccomplishing it will
not be as difficult as some of the others '
Pending ths raising of the bridge spans
the Phoen;x company is putting the rail
mgs on the viaduct proper, painting tbe
iron and wo id work, etc.
Winter Exenroions to Warmer Cllmi s
Excursion tickets to Mexico, California,
Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, the
Gulf Coast, Texas, Hot Springs of Ar
kansas and Excelsior Springs of Missouri,
now on sale by agents of tbe Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul railway. Apply
for rates and other information to the
nearest ase.nt, or address George H.
Heafford, General Passenger Agent, Chi
flow 10 Kill Your Town.
An exchange gives the followins in
structions for the benefit of ut knowinsi
lijy from ptdiiers as muoh and as of
ten as possible.
Denounce your merchants became thev
make a profit on their goods.
Glory in the downfall of a man who
has done so much to build up your town.
Make your town out a very bad place,
and stab it every chance you get.
Refuse to unite any cheme for the
betterment of the material interest of the
Ttll your merchants that vou can buy
goods a great deal cheaper In some other
town anil charge them with extortion.
If a stranger comes to your town tell
him that everything is over-done, and
predict a general crash in the near fa
Patronize outside new'paoers to the
exct'.s-.on of your own ami then de
nounce yours for not being as large acd
chean as the city papers.
If you are a merchant don't advertise
in the hc.m paper, hut buy a rubber
s'ampHr.d use it It mv save you a
few dimes, and make your letter he.-.ds
and wrappers look as though vou wen-
doing business in a one horse town.
If you are a farmer curse the place:
wbreyou trade aa the meanest on earlh.
Ta k this to your neighbors, and t-1
them the men are robbers and thieves. I:
will make ycor property much less yl
usable ; but ou don't c&re.
4'UI TV 111 ll.lkl.M..
8 Francis Blac k to Henrv Lmd, Vts
2 nd 3. -A frl. 151, IS, U f6'.K.
9--G B Wittick to Yi"i ;m E Holt?,
lot C. block 1, George B itiick s First
addition to Mehne, $700.
L S McCbbe to J E Gastus, lot 5. 1,'ock
F, Edge-wood Park addition to Rock Isl
and, $3. Of tl
Tfcwuias F Mul igan to Mary MuSlic-an.
w 50 feet lot 43, W eatberhead's addition
U R c6 Island, !?3,00().
Lottie J Drury to Miles A C'o'.lins. i,vr
f. 16. 5w, u . u i 5, 10. ow, r.i I n 1.
5. lf, 5, Sod
l'eter I) jose to .Times W llo-iver, tract
by mete; and bot.n !s in n 5 17 le
J C H Read to ,T K Gro-"m, lo's ! a-.
9 feel of lot 30. blocK 1, Christ;, cc Gr-iv
er's add. Moline. $1
.1 K Groom toNi loe E Read, lot 0, anr'
w 9 leel lot 1(1. b ork 1, Christy fc (brev
et ' ndij. M dine, 1 1 .
E II Guyt-r to 1 nomas Morgan, lot 30
F.rsi d.l to Elgewo d Poik, R ek Isl
OC Frvsinger to E II Guvor, part lot
8. h.ock 10. ).(. loan i f Rock lsiaud.
11 Estate of Mnhala Sexton. Claim
of G B. Sooor at $4 75 and Jobu H.
Vandeburan $3 allowed.
Estate of John A. Boyer Appraise
me.nt bill filed Knd approved
Icsanity of Sadie MrConrcll. Com
plaint tiled by Shmtiel Wood burn. Jurv
impanelled and sworn. Hearing and
verdict insane and not a pauper. O.--derea
that said Sadie McConnell com
mitted to the Central icstne hospital at
Guardianship of John R. Biake. Guard
ian's report bled and approved.
afc. ore nntt Thorniiili
The safest, surest and most tl o ouch
tonic for purifying and reeulatirg the
system is a bottle of Budwetser, prescrib
ed and manufactured by Anhetiser-Busch.
upon whom Americans confer the tille ol
"I kissed him for his mother" be was
such a pretty boy, but I did more, when
I found he had a dreadful, teasing, lor-tiring
cough, I gave him a bottle of Ir
Bulls Cough Syrup and it c;.rel him too
of c. urre it did
Pie-vszmon ie Bauer
Than cure, and thote who are subject to
rheumatism can prevent attacks by keep
ir.ethe blood pure and free fn m li.e acid
which causes the disease. For this pur
post! Hood's Sarat)arilia is used by thous
ands witn great success. I; is the bett
blood pur.fi . r.
Constipation is caused by loss of the
peristaltic action of the boweia. Hooo's
Pills restore this teiioa and invigorate
Why is Cubeb Couch Cure called the
one minute remedy? The following
from Harry Elliott, vice-president of
State Insurance ompany, Des Moines.
explains bis first experience: His wife
recently became so hoarse from a severe
cold she could cot sreiK above a whis
per. One dose of the Cubeb Coush
Cure afforded great relief, and a few
doses rt moved the hoarseness entirely .
He also says his children have never been
so free from coughs end cods as tbej
have been 6ince he keens Cubeh
Cure in the house. Harlz & Bahnsen.
Hot Springs Skin Soap not onlv rjre-
vents all skin disorders, but is excellent
for the toilet and nureery.
An auctioneer told us the
other day that one of the ham
est things he had to do was to
cry farm sales out in the open
air in tlie wind. The effoit to
mafoe himself heard by a con
course of people was sufficient
generally to brine on an attack
of hoarseness that, if he did not
guard againet carefully, would
give him flpvere bronchia'
trouble, sind untit him for work
for (several days He said that
lately he hail begun using
Reid's German Cough and Kid
ney Cure and had found that
it worked like a ohsrm. Thi"
i' nut a fictitious statement, bu
the absolute truth For cough?
colds an'l bronchial trouble?, it
has no equal. It contains no
opiate or other poison, but i
mild and safe, whi'e it acts at
once, and will relieve the most
severe case cf throat or June
trouble For sale by ail deal
Sylvan Remedy Co.,
No on1 regret? th departure
of deciepic old "01. He served
Ins day or rather the 365 of
them and his successor will
be his superior. The old is
goie, tae nw is here. ion
car- n- thina- about tlie manv
things we had in stock last sum
mer; but now! -that's ditt'ernt.
List-o aud you can't help but
be introsted. We have deter
mine! to close otr. all our over
coats, and have cut the prices
de.-p into the cost, lioj's' and
children's $3.50, ,s4 aiid $5 coats
all go at S3 20. .Boys' and chil-
drec's G, 7 atd 8$ coats $4 :'S
Men's overcoats in proportion.
172S Second Ave.
N. B. We are still selling
gloves at half price.
Annual Clearance Sale.
Betwf en now and the fir-jt of
the year we shall follow our an-
uuat enstom of closing out our
stock as close as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking of purchasing a
piano or organ will certainly
save money and do well by ( ail
ing on 1). Roy Eowlby, 1726
-econel avtnue, Rock Island.
We guarantee prices and t rms
to suit those who wish to bnv
for hoi dav pr-sents. We Rtiil
handle the old reliable Hadlet
et Davis and Emerson pianos,
which our house lias handled
continuously for 30 years th3t
alcne will recommeiid and our
ew Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and get prices: no trouble
to enow 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
wants a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the first of
J nuary anything second-band.
Will sell on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
D. Roy Bowlb'.
c N TIRE
"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
From all cash purchases
amounting to $1 and over we
lO Per Cent.
This account applies to all de
partments except Black Dress
G oods and Domestics.
10 Per Gent
deducted from blankets, ta-.--linens,
flannels, colored dreTj
goods, black and colored o".
corsets, gloves, hosiery. ;n(j0.
wear, table spreads. v,e
spreads: in fact from ever-
thing in the houte with Hr.
exceptions. A grand q-,por.
tunity lor you to sa--
continued this week. ly.
"Rock Island. Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES.
1525 and 1527
121, 120 and 128
POCKET KNIVES atd SCISSORS took the kigl., -m j,.,,,
for quality. If you want a good knitV try on-.
One need not he told what a nice prneerit an td, CVun -Set
like those I have ta show will be. Also thos-
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
hvery worran that kcers ho r.SP wants rn. V, , .1, Tr, t,
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for ours., fr ,...! -.-m.l .rM v mi
guaranteed. Ihese are all good things to bn v at Christmas or
uiua iiiuo. uome in am see now much i iiave to s'iow vou
mat is usetal and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Hock Tglaml.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Will gell for the next 30 days all his overcoatings :u b"
p-r cent less than the legular prices.
Stab Block, Opposite Harper Uou6:.
You can save money by trading at the Old Reliah!.-
o AND lO CENT STOKli.
Crockery, Cutlery, Tinware, Clasaware and Won I-n-
MRS. C. MITSCH'S, 1314 Third Arc.
City Steam Bakery,
226 Seventeenth Street.
Always on Hand:
Kinds, 1 pies.
LeaTejourordcrB rltb m for Weddinz and Party Cakes. Wc have the test c
weet of Chic ago.
MUNEOE, DeRUE & ANDERSON.