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THE ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY. 13, 1892.
Extra fancy bananas at Boro's.
Finest Ur&na pinesppks erer seen, at
California ptars, erapts, and kinds of
fruit . IWo's.
M. Schncll went to Iowa City this
rUTiiricr on fcnsirp's
Sum A rcdt and wife have returned from
a visit toCbicogo nd the esst.
Mrs. K. E. XVV.scn, of Uuron. S. D.,
is in th city on a vmt to friends.
Es HaretTisor J. lit rbert Foster, of
Drury, i reported as seriously ill.
Kramer's txpprse books are goin like
hot ctl.es. Ask your dealer for them.
C. C. Boen l ft last Eibt for tt.
Paul, where he will remain permanently.
Mrs. Lit at. Ftederkk Scbwatka and
little ilvjuh'er left forChic?o this inorc
in:r. TIir pos'p' -e.l rtacce of tte Ro'lruan
K.fi -a ffi:r! tt tLi-ir armory tomorrow
Invest in a pair of pints from Sim in &
Morer-f'id"t's hsrenin tables and save a
Wsii'i-il Furnished rooms an l board
for a I -. It and her dvijjhter. Ad.lrtss
II. , c ire thU otS -e.
Street eirs will tsk-: parties ujtithe
watrh towrr dtt'itiLg to enjoy the f.leas
uris oT ii:e Spring Cora slide.
Deputy County Clerk Ilubbtrd was the
first tfipavtr in the city to liqjiJate ihe
a.c6es'3.".r's claim against him tor 1 6 9i.
Wktfcd Imrcci'.i tely -A girl for t'en
cral h'iifowo k in Fmall family; good
w&irps. A-.p'y at SOD Nicttrenth street
Mm. T. Webb left last niaht for Euir
toc. Km., cillr.l thither by the death of
her n- u.er, which occwrred there yester
day. bpiirg Cove toboggan flide is now in
readinc-s for b'.iines3, and pleasure par
ties may cow erj iy this great winter
Tue Home Builiing an J Loan associa
tion awarded loans to the amount of f S,-
W at a meeting of the directory I ist
To'.- K'tda.aa RlfilfS iremskicg arrtinee
ments to cn'main thtir friends in royal
stjlo at Armory Lhll cn TLt-rsday eve
ning of this weik .
K.v'vil Hrvict-s at the Firat Biptist
i-hurcu 'r:r.Ll.. S nig service at 7:30,
led by S;rLit.-' Erireiist Prof. P .ul
Price. Pn-hc'tiin a' S o'clock.
Rev U".o K.pf, of rit. Mrv's church,
went t' Peoria ypterday to attend the
funer-.! of R -v. Father Thaddens, cf that
ci'y. who died there on Monday.
A pecial drive in shirt waists, $1.40
graJe. f3aoce ) Mother's Friend, at 93
rents, and all 50 cent flnnci waists at
23 ctr.1. it Simon & Moscnfelder's.
Mrs. T. Sexton and Mrs. William Mc
Guinn wcr.t to Cordova yesterday, called
mere by the serious illness of Mrs. Tim
othy Enrieht, who is not expected to
The :ro)by, which wai won by the
S t li Regiment team at F.rt f heri.lan
last fu turner, will be oo rxh:!i!ion at the
dance of the H idman R fl.-g on Thursday
l D'i tiiri:n"inrj u-.z -ite apiienrs in a
brignt new drets complete, and Thr Ak
,rs ofTvTs c ngraiulations on the im
prove. aent and the evidence of prosper
ity which it carries.
Proti's are of no obj -ct this late i;i the
season. It's ths cash and the room that
are wanted for spring goods. Uence the
great price reductions in all departments
at Simon fc Mo?cnf elder's.
The Muscatine Journal has issued a
calendar and annual review for 1S92,
which will prove a young encyclopedia of
information to the people of Muscatine
on things locul and general.
Attend the "winter" clearance sale and
secure the greatest bargains ever offered
Overcoats, suits, pants, underwear, ceps
all reduced in price to make room for
spring goods. a. Simon & Moscnfelder's.
A good investment, a couple of pairs of
pants from the $2 and i bargain tables
On table 1 the choice of any pants at
$2.5U, values up to $4 on table 2, choice
$1 values up to $0 53 at Simon & Mo3
Contractor John Vclk has almost fin
ished the work on Carr &CVfliu's rew
building at Columbus Junction, Iowa.
Joseph Lrrch, of this city, who has the
contract for the painting on the same
building, is also finishing up his work.
Beginning toJay Miss Bertie Oitrom.
for sometime past relief operator in the
Central Union Telephone office, will be a
regular day operator, the company wish
ing to better the service as much as pos
sible. There are now three regular oper
ators during the day.
Chairman PearsiU and Supervisors
Smith and Heath, who were elected dele
gates to the state board f sunerviaars.
Used ia ilillioas of Homes
and county cemmi&sioners which meets at
Peoria, left yesterdsy. The session will
continue ihree days. Ceuntv Treasurer
Thomas Campbell accompanies them.
Capt. Tom Fuller, of the Milwaukee,
has sent The Argcs a copy of the Mil
waukee bW'urday Star containing ex
tended notice ef the death of W. J.
Donnelly, secretary of the Tomahawk
club of that city, and also an ex-alder
man in Milwaukee. He had visited Rock
Island in itompany with Capt. Fuller, and
many here who knew him will be grieved
to know cf his death.
A series of gospel temperance meetings
are to be held in Rock IfelanJ, beginning
Sticday, Feb. lit, and continuing one
week, the metingsto be couducted by
Hon. J. G. Woolley, of Minneapolis. Mr.
Weol!ey has a national r.-puta'.ion as an
efficient temperance worker and able,
eloquent a lvocate. The meetings will be
hell in the Central Pr.-fbyterian church.
under the auspices of the Pastoral
Capt. W. R Marshall his mde a re
port of k ti j,-cts under him ia which he
says nothti g wi 1 be done this year be
yond the n :ce.sry cire an 1 preservation
o improve nen ts a'.rendy w'vsreed. It is
h 'pej ta g' cure th; condemnation i'
lands ceci ssary for ue in constructing
the Hennepin canal. The proceedings
must Er3t te approved by the department
of justice. Tee United Slates will then
be al le to ay for the property and begin
the woik o! cons;ruciion of that part .f
tLe caiwl n ;&r the niouih of Rock river.
Lou Brin lie Perry swori; out a warrant
b-foie Magistrate AV'iiH this mornicH
charair." her fcuabacd, W. II. Perrv. the
bicktEaQ. bitter known as ' Ugly,"vi;b
assault and battery, lie was taken be
5i re Magisl-ate Wiviil, who fined him S3
and costs, v hich were paid The troub e
occurred at theC, R I. & P. depot Ihsi
eight, wher : Perry a-suited his wife be
cause she rt fused to etiter Lis haek and
struck her tevtral times, she claims
knocking hi r down twice. The couple
hive not ben living together forsenir
tim?, and lum present appearance there
is not much chance of a reconciliation.
Blooming .on has a gambling sensation
'Lat seems to be a bigger thing than Mo
line's but it remains to be seen whether
it w ill net sc much in flees. Last wti k,
R v. W. B. Liley. pastor of the First Bap
tist church in Bloomington, dicguied
himself and visited six or eight open
gambling roims. Sunday night at the
church be preached a sermon in which
he arraigned the officials severely. Only
one of the lecal papers has seen fit to de
nounce tte unlimited gambling that is
going on. The fraternity is daily being
augmented by sports from Chicago, Peo
ria and else where, and the wile-oren
condition cf things has at Iss". aroused
public indignation. "They have it much
worse in Blromingtoa than it was h;re,
remarks the Moline Dispatch, consolingly.
D. Turiigren, druggist, of Omaha. Neb.
sialsthat ).e sel.s m-ire of Dr. B. ill's
Cnuch Svri.;) than of anv other uiidi-
cines. Tti" price is hut 23 cents.
afe. Hure nnrt Tnnri.n;h
f r.e siieit. uret and niot idorouch
t 'nic f.r piiiifyin and remiWtiog ttic
stem is at B'.idw is--r. prenenb-
ed u;,d minu fMcturt (i hv AnlieiiM t -Bacn
upon wi,..ni Americans cor.fer ttie tiiit: of
The wtll-kn )n financier, writes:
":o; Firm Avkni-b.
Xn YniiK e iTr. 1iiii!kt -jft isvj
"For the last twenty years I have o. en
using Ailcoib's Porus Platrs. They
have repeatedly cured me -f rheumatic
pains and pins in my side ar.d back
Wher ever I iave a cold, one on my chest
and one on my bck speedily relieve n:e.
"ily family are cever without them '
18 foenda or Blood
Is about the o.iantity nature hllows to an
adult person. It is of the utmost im
portance tha: the blood should be kept as
pure as possible. By its rtmarbabie
cures of scrofula, salt rheum, etc., Huol's
Sarsaparilla has proven its claim to be the
best blood purifier.
For a general family cathartic we con
ndenily recommend Hood's Pills. They
should be in every home medicine chest.
Why is Ca leb Cough Cure ca'led the
ine minute reraed? Tee following
from Harry Eiliott. vice-president of
oioie lnsurai.ei: c tnp'iny. Des Voir.
xplains his first experience: His w
recently becane so hoarse from a fevf
cola she coul.t not sr.eaK above a whip
per. One cose of the Cubeb Cimc
Cure hfiordr i great relief, and a fr
iiores rrmovct ine roarveness entirety
lie tiso says his ctiiidre-n bare never b' f
so tree trom ouKhs and ro'ds as the
have been since he keeps Cubeh Cou
Cure in the h.use. Har'.z & Bahnten
Hot Sprin'i Skin Soap not only pre
vents ail sain disorders, but is excellent
for the toilet und nursery.
"My son. dual only with men who ad
vertiee. You will never loose by it."
40 Yeais the Stancanl
THE DEATH ANGEL.
Mrs. Jane Downing Joins the Silent
S. nr. lint amber or leaih in Drury
Tow n-hlp Both HrntxifThrei
Fam.llen Pant Away
Mrs. Jane Downing breathed her last
at her home, M 19 Seventh avenue at 8:50
this morning, after a protracted illness
with the grip and kindred ailments. For
some time her life had been banging by a
thread, acd tor two days she h-id been
urjcontcious. Sl".e leaves wik her hus
band, George Downing, Sr., 6 out of 10
children born to ber. They are Georce
Downing, Jr., of Lincoln, N -b , Mr.
Mary Macnel, of What Cheer, I m, nd
Joseph, Jol.n E., Jiines an1 Tnoms
Downing in this city. Mrs. Diwninf's
hgi was (58 2e, 2 months ami 2 diy-,
and she had resided iu Rock Iiacl mniy
yeirs. S",e w a iteout chr:s'i.n. a de
voted wife and lovHs taotlur Wi rain
gr'-atly beloved by it.l wu kr.ew her.
ihe t(u,e df ii
ben dee jib 1 i'n n
e fuiWTul bar. Lot yti
The Do'A'nicg loun
shops w-11 he cloip 1
rnias en toMunt f
dry and miehin;
un'il Moid-tv m
Mrs Downiim's itt-a'.h.
MNV HEATHS 1" DHUHY.
l-i .ee the o: the nc tr Drur
towLshto ei.d ieinirs Ims ln-eii tiie
scere of :n i iern.:n.; pumher of f.'.l-
ti'.s. E-.i v in th- m ;nb E i Drury an-i
fe died. w. icji w ,a followed sUorl)
afler by the ..lea'rji of tutir s d, V. it
Drur.' biid alto liitir i'.niir!iiei. Mrs. Min
nie R cke's A few iv s tatir occurred
the death of E..jth T. Ens. also ot
Driiry, wui-ii wui fo lowed in a d iv t r
two by that of hi wife. Oi Sunday
Its' Andrew Dni-, Lcother well-Snwn
rs: .cut of Drur. r..;d, and toe foaowirc
cccurreu the devri of ti ife. 'h ;
b"t;i iK-tcg buried i.. tai-KDi.' srrve.
Ibis, also w;;h tbi deaths .f Mrs. J-te
Gi '.e.'.t, Mrs. William Krur er and Alvan
Ke'ii r, a ! ol t lie s a:: e 1 w rtsi.ip. has crea
ted nr. .cb i.iiiiety an;ng the rcai.iei.ts of
that v. I'itv. Tre la-,1 ttiT-.; mentioned
were a" in the neiiibb- rhood o 75 years t
az", and wer long tirn.we:. In wn resi
dents of the lower end of ihe county.
Frank, V.u 'A yet r-old s ;n of William
Eigingtvn, of Eigingion towLship,
died on last Mocd i, ana Wi4 buried yes-
OlIILK OBITL'ART MKXTIOK.
Benj.kni:u, the iafant son of Frank
Runcher am', wife, died at the home of
its parents ,n Fifih avenue and Sixth
street shortly after 7 o'clock this mornine,
aged six as. The funeral occurs from
its parent's home tomorrow afternoon at
Tue fur.cral of the late Carl Grot
jan wii. rie Ceia tomorrow afternoon at
2 o'clock .
To IN a. I Off Complaint.
"I wei.t over serond eahin," said a re
turned Knrofiean traveior. "because I
con!in't iiiiy a lir.st ( lat-s ticket. Jnst be
fore we arrived our tlie steward circulated
a blank registry l"ok for our sicnaiures.
The book ha- a (.noted certificate to the
pfTeet that. 'We. trie urvltTM-rned.' etc., had
lcen weil treateil: that, everything was
what it. wns r. j.i vent'-d to lie; that we had
no comniaintv to make and ail t hat sort of
thins.'. Kv.-ry ixw-ly sicrno.l that, book but
me. Mo:i: of i he pa-spners did Boner
funeloriiy, s'me li;tii-e tliey thought
tney were cruritieh. i to ilo so.
"One man. St. Lo ; i- ehap, told me he
was told liiat lie would not. lie allowed to
leave t tie boat iirri! in- -icned the tertifi
cat. When I refused t lie steward anil
waiters ua: In-red aaut mp, and not a few
of my f.-iio.v piisseiuers not a little ex
cited. wa- asked w hat complaint I had
to make, and I apswered. 'Xone.' I sini
ply l -e!in-d tosin Idealise my nan-.e was
tny O'.vn, and I was not hound to trive a
writien reeoinmeiidatien to the steamship
company or its sniiord mates.
"The way that steward ripped around
was a caution. t'pin snbsequent inquiry
I learned that this scheme to head oflf pos
sible complaints is worked every trip on
this line."-New York Herald.
A Nfihle SportHman.
One ftittorn rnnre creditable than com
mon prevail!, on Iord Wal.sinKham's Nor
folk estate. He allow s a ."-billing for every
r.'irtrid!re shot nml the whnlc nm lhn
realized is applied to the reduction of the
c M risers' rents. In this way each cottatrer
has received nearly a sovereign on account
of the birds killed in one reason. Lord
WHl-inyham is even more enthusiastic as
a nai nnilist tlian a a sportsman. He has
dower,-.! the namral history mi.seurn with
mar y Kifts representing the fauna of Knz-
land: i-,i iellow- of the lloviiUocietv, also
of the l,i;m.ie!iTi nnd Zoological societies
una lias tii!:'.Ml -J I hratre of grouse to his
ow n trim ir; n iii'-le dav.
It is a c:-no::s circumstance that, al
thoue'ii ': t s.iylr, Iv l.er husband's senior.
Ividy iil-ii,-,;i;a hail been twice married
r-mre j.oro n ai-1 jifrria in. ner tiiira nu:
hand, left Kt on. London Star.
uperslif ion Among Thirvra.
The t hief, Ix.rn and bred in the slams, is
always superstitious and cowartlly. lie
lieiieves in the ,owrr of watches, omens
nd tiie protwi.iu properties of amulets,
talismans and charms: and when searched
ut the poiic-e oltiee there is usually found
in his pocket or concealed about his per
son bit of coal, rusty horseshoe nails,
lucky stones and rings.
He parts with these articles, on which
he relies for safety in the hour of peril,
with the greatest reluctance, and stipu
lates with the turnkey to have them re
turned either to himself 'or friends. Lon
don Tit Hits.
I'reftrriiJ (Ground in Cemeteries.
It is a remarkable fact that iu ceme
teries which have an eastern and western
alone t he eastern slope graves are consid
ered preferable. The bodies are usually
buried with feet toward the east; there
fore, while all the graves are level, it seems
that on the western slopes the bodies rest
with the feet higher than the head. Yan
" Why, Edwin," exclaimed the tearful
bride. '-Yon certainly told me before
we were married that you would gladly
give me all the pin money I wanted. "
"Yes, said Edwin gloomily; "I know
I did; but I didn't suppose you meant
diamond pins." Somerville JournaL
He I am rather in favor of the Eng
lish mode of spelling.
He Yes, indeed. Take "parlor." for
instance. Having "n" in it makes all
the difference iu the world. Indianapo
Give Her Time.
"Yes I'm going to marry tlie- count."
"Indeed! I'm so glad. Dy the way.
what's his family name?"
"How should 1 know. You can't sup
pose I'd ask a question like that on snch
short acquaintance'-"" Philadelphia
W inter Fxcot'-intiM io til rrrupr Clint' h
Esctir-?-n tirk'-'' to Mexico, California
Georgia. N jri h CaroHni. F:'rid i. thi
Giil' Coa-t. T. sa, Hot Sprints of Ar
kansas and Excelsior Snnn-;-of ii-otir'.
no on sa'e liy ncnn of i!;e Chicago,
Milwaukee it t I'til rai!T Api h
for rates and oth'-r informaf'0!i lo t! e
rt-arfst !ent, or liddns-s Gorce H
H"ff-r-4, Genenl Is-euger Agnt, C.it
NY on1, rert the departure
of decrepit old lie served
his day or rather the 3oo of
them and his successor will
be his superior. The old if
tjo-e, the new is here. You
car nothing about the mmj
things we had in stock last sum
mer; but now! -that's different.
Listen and you can't help but
be interested. We haf e deter
mine! to close out all onr over
coats, and have cut the prices
dejp into the cost. Boys' und
childre n's $3.50, 4 arid $5 coats
a'.l go at $? 29. Boys' and chil
dren's rf'lV $7 ard S coats $4 'iS
Men's overcoats in proportion.
1728 Second ."i ve.
N. B. We are still felling
gloves at half price.
Annual Clearance Sale.
Bttwen now and the rirat of
the year w shall follow our an
nual custom of closing out our
Ptock as c use as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thm'iing of purchasing a
piano or organ will certainly
save money aiH do well by rall-
i lr'8 on
1). Koy iiowlbv. 172G
I "recond avtllUe. Rock Tslnnrl
V mmrnntwo nrif ca nrxA r-mL
L e guarantee pru es and trms
to suit tnose who wieh to buy
, for hoi day pr-SentS. W stiil
haftd.'e the Oid reli lb'e HaUet
r T - j t iin.Jci
' 61 US VIS and mTS0Il piano?,
WU1CU. OUr liOUSe has lifiDdled
continuously for 30 years that
alone will recommend and our
iew Scale Kimball piano is the
of the musical ace.
Call and get prices; no trouble
to ehow goods. We have on
hand a fw 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 Bowlby.
No Drags or Medicines of Any Kind.
SKVKR hSOtv.M TO l Atl,.
o In-XHivvniraee whatever, rlrt'int to take,
t an b hoanht t any fl m -ctaes groocre. S to 90
cine will core the woirt cafe. Send (1. 00 for
recipe to BOX 19, Mn fobd, Conk.
1 The inventory days have come,
the saddest of the year."
We are getting ready to take
invaatory. Taxt 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
Discount Sale. !
From all cash purchases
-luiuuimug to Oi it Liu over wt;
IO Per Cent.
This account applies to all de
partments except Black Dress
G-oods and Domestics.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
124, 123 and 128
V'OCKET KNIVES acd SCISSORS took the highest premium
for quality. If yon want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice preeent an elegant Carvin;
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Even- woman that keeps house wants ore Wrour-li' Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal and every on
guaranteed. Ihese are all good things to bov at Christmas-or
any other time. Come in and see how much"l have to show von
that is ust-ful and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Will sell for the next 30 days all his overcoatings at 1."
p-r cent less than the iegular prices.
Star Block, Opposite Harpee House.
You can save money by trading at the Old Reliable
o a.:nte io cent store.
Crockery, Cutlery, Tinware, Classware and Wooden
MRS. C. MITSCH'S, 1314 Third Are.
City Steam Bakery,
226 Seventeenth Street.
Always on Hand:
tau Confectionery and
LcaTeyonr orders with u. for Weddinj mid Prtj Cakes. We he the be.-t ckc
ert of Chicago.
MUNROE, DeRUE & ANDERSON.
10 Per Cent
linens. flannels, color?:!
goods, black and color-"
COrfit!. P-Iotpc hncin .
wear, table sprcp.jSi v
spreads: in fact fro-o r--
thing in the house -.vi-h -,r
turaty for you t: ,iV;
continued this vn-C-:.
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