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THE ARGUS. FI1IDAY, JANUARY 29, 1892.
Nice solid ctbbage at LoDg'a.
Fruit of all kinds at Browner'.
Spinach and lettuce at Youno'a.
50 cigars for 75 cents at Wecke'.'s.
Nice game of all kinds at Young's.
Turkeys and chickens at Browntr's.
For your Sunday spread go to F. G
23 pounlj gracula'ed sugar for $1 at
Order your game and fruit for Sunday
Gallon apples SO cents per can at
Grapes, oranges, bananas and apples at
Order your Sunday fruit and poultry at
Oall at Young's before you order your
Mrs G L Erster has returned from her
yisit to Crete. Xeb.
Young turkey, chickens, geese and
rabbits at F. G. Young's .
Phil Mitchell leaves for the east to
night on an extended business trip.
Fred Has is expected home from his
trip to Minneapolis on Saturday or Sun
Everybody should attend the auction
sale of pictures tonight and tomorrow
Ghoice Florida oranges,' bananas, figs,
Crapes, dates, and celery and oysters at
AJired u. lates, oi bt. iiouis, is
spending a few days with relatives in
Mrs. J. W. Treman left last evening
tor Carthage, Seda'ia and St. Louis on an
The. New York Symphony clb will
give a concert at the First Baptist
church Feb. 5.
For Rent The effioe room over David
Don's store. The best location in the
city for a dentist.
The Rock Island junior gymnastic
club will give a dance at Roche's hall on
Wanted The address of Miss Sophia
Endahl. She will find it to her interest
to send it to "R ," care of Tuk Akocs.
Piper Heidsieck, two 10 cent plugs, 15
cents; Greenback, two 10 cent packages
IS cents, at A. K. Jones', 1C19 Second
J. A. Gttmy, of Moline, bas bee
appointed U. S. gaugtr to succeed J. H.
McPiurson, resigned, whise resignation
takes effect tomorrow.
Tnr. Akocs is advised that the Eiat
St. Louis Jockey club will be opened
Jan. 3) in first-class order with promise
of a grind meeting. There will be 300
horses on the opening day.
AstUiant Gentrl Supt. Huntoonof
the Tri-City Street Railway company, is
having the cars-overhauled and thor
(Highly cleaned and brightened up, an
evidence of neatness which the riding
public will be apt to appreciate.
TnE Arocs is in receipt of a pleasant
little note from Fred F. Meyers, of St.
Pul. formerly of this city, who ex'ends
bis best wishes for The Akgls' future.
Five new members were admitted to
membership In the Augustana University
association yesterday, and Prof. Wil
liamson. Joseph Anderson aod R.
Cramp ton have doutled their subscrip
lion. A. W. Bergren and L. W. San
born of Galesburg. directors in the Uove
nant Mutual Insurance company are in
the city todiy in consultation with W, L.
Sweeney, one of the oldest directors in
The company which will siDg "Poor
Jonathan" at the Burlis opera bouse on
Tuesday, Feb. 2, is under the direction
of the well-known operatic impressario,
Heinrich Conned, who stages all the
productions at the New York casino,
1 .T T .1 . i
wuure i oor jonainan ran lor more
than 200 nights.
The trouble between the Moline Wagon
company and its men over the inaugura
tion of the check system is oil for the
present, Supt. Anderson having notifled
the men last night that the company
would withhold the obnoxious system in
definitely, and the men are satisfied with
Our theatre-goers may well anticipate
a laughing treat at the opera house on
next Friday, Feb. 5, In "A Pair of Kids,
whose principal cbaracter is that of
'Jiles Button," an unsophisticated far
mer, whose want of knowledge of the
wsys of society leads him into innumer
able scrapes ana predicaments. Mr.
Kendall is said to be as amusing as ever
William and F. W. Smith were before
Magistrate Wivill this morning charged
with assiult upon William ZAa wiih a
knife. The latter's story was to the ef
fect that last evening, while he and
Ileory Better were walking out on Ninth
street ii front of the Smith residence, he
was accosted and abused by the Smith
brotherj. John Looney appeared for the
prosecution, and Mjor Connelly for the
defen e. The magistrate, after bearing
tbe cvi lence in tha case, fined William
acd F. W. Siuila $5 and costs for eech
The telephone company's pron3ed
improvement of its connections across
the r'.yer is now well under way. As
many man as possible will be employed,
and no lime will be lost. A mile of 50
wire special insuUwd cable is to be strung
from ihi- Davenport end of the bridge to
the corn- r of Second Rvenueand Twenty
fourth s reel in Rock Island. Tbis cable,
it is hop ?d. will da a way with a great
pert of t ie indiction that h.s been so
troubltsc me Davenport Democrat.
According to reports from Catle there
are projects 0f a settlemert of the ex
isting mi-iing troubles there. The dis
charged men, for whose reinstatement
tberoncu struck, having left the town
of Cable, an effort is being made to have
the other miners drop the giievance, de
clare the strike off, and seek a new
agreement with the company for return
to work. The public at large, without
entering in anyway into the merits of the
cas, will hope for a speedy settlement
of the diftxulties on some terms, which
it is borxd my be satisfactory all
THEY WERE TAUGHT.
K ('ate V rro Army IM-cipline "M
The c-oniii andant of a certain division
Df the British army iu India some years
ago having :i very considerable degree of
authority vested in him, and perceiving
that bis corcniand included many men
who were ill terate, issued an order that
ene of the younger lieutenants should be
ietailed in ei.ch regiment to teach sol
diers who coiild not read or write. In
each, regiment, therefore, an officer was
duly detailed for this purpose. In the
Two Hundredth the man assigned to
this duty w s Lieutenant Beacham, a
young officer who had just joined the
After takintr the introductory steps as
regimental schoolmaster Beacham came
to the colonel one day with a significant
smile on his face.
"1 have to r port," he said, "that there
is not a single illiterate in the Two Hun
dredth. Ever;- man has been to school
in England, and every one of them can
read and write perfectly well."
The colonel, who was an unbending
old martinet, frowned severely.
"No matter,' said he. "Orders are or
ders, and mnst be obeyed. You must
teach the illiterates of this regiment."
"But there are no illiterates!
"Never mind' Yon will organize soma
But how am I going to make
"No further onesticms, Mr. Beacham.
I shall issue an order to the captains of
Companies A, B and C to detail five men
from each comp.iny to act as illiterates,
end yon will giv; them daily instruction
in the alphabet."
The colonel's order was issut-d at once.
Fifteen soldiers f the Two Hundredth
were detailed as illiterates. Once a day
thej- were march m! out upon the parade,
with "primers in their hands of the
fame sort Irom which thev hail studied
in school many years ln-fore, and were
irravely taught t ieir letters by young
Lieutenant Bear! am. though the alpha
bet was as fHinili.tr to them as it was
to him. or to the commanding general
The soldiers of l lie regiuicni had gath
red about and ex joyed the scene.
After this pleasing farce had been
going on for several days, the colouel
strolled np one davto the place where
Bachuiu's Babi-s," as the regiment
called tho "illiter. te detachment" were
reciting their lessons.
"Mr. Beacham," he asked, "is your
das- making favor able progress'-"
" ery favorabb-, indeed, said the
"The men are ni w able to road aud
"You are able t report, then, that
your duty is fully accomplished?"
"Then un order w ill be issued termin
ating the detail and returning tho men
to their duty."
Thus the "illiterates" of the Two Hun
dredth were no longer called upon to
take daily instructions in their A, B, Cs;
but it was many months before their
comrades ceased to rally them in quar
ters upon their school going. Youth's
In tha Niclt of Time.
The nick of time to sto; tbc c mrsj of bladder
and kidney conplaints is when tbe organs con
cerned erhiliit a tcatoncj to prow inactive. Tbe
healthful impulse toward activity that they re
ceive from Hott;ttcr" Stomach liilters rescues
them from imp -ndini; dai fT, and averts such
dangerous maladies Sf Brighc'i disease and dm
beto. Slusriclinci of the kidney increases
liability to chronic rheum ttiam. irmit and dropsy,
and since the blood i filtered by these organs iu
hh paaee turougn ttiem, mo operation of tne
Hitters serves a doubly happy purpose. The
nifiiicine fc-'.H without esc ting, like the fiery
stimulant of commerce Malariil, dyspeptic,
constipated and nervous irvaiids are thoroughly
relieved ny 11. Mr) re the t ovent oi mat shocking
maia-jy, la srippe. it ns men widely aemonstrat
inu' its usefulness us h curat : ve and preventiveo f it,
A HAPPY AFFAIR.
LespYear Tarty at Odd Fellows
Fnnota Lodge' Pair l,alle Kntfi tain
m Knowl:on' I'crly ft the
Hock Inland llcue.
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
Tbe leap jear bail given by Eudora
lode No. 73. D. of R , at O ld Fellows'
ball lsst evening was vtry Urgely at
tended, ard thJ entertainment proved
one of the iiiost succest-f ul evtr given by
the lodge. It was a gay assrn Jage acd
tbe Indies did thcrmelveB proud in the
msDcer ia which they looked after the
eriojment of tveryore prcsect. B'eun's
orchestra furnishf d deligu'fal music for
the occasion and at midnight a rare
spreid of delhious vim la ws heartily
partaken of afier. w hic'i dance went
on. Ii was one of ti e m t largely aN
tended affdirs of its kir.d uf the season.
The following is a list of those present:
Messrs. and M"d:tmi
1 harle. Evans
Jami-s .1. A'ibe ry
N. F. Titus
W. T. H.Hl
Kdwani Bleut r
Mii hnel liiKilu-.
Ai 111 Flytn
Lina Uathagi n
C. L. Thoiiip-Hio
J. 1.. Muslin
Char ce Wnlff
Kobert B euer
1 P. Williams
Jmes Met lofK' y
D. H. Ruby
We do not mind competition, but
rather like it; it brings Salvation Oil to
the front every time. The people -will
have it. Price only 25 cents.
Edward Blem r
H . stone
T. F. Wheelan
i'harles E. Modus. n
Port He nsburger
LaDassa So'r.e. r
Jennie Do lr
liva Nonn iyle
1oai a Knglin
Amelia OulweiU r
J alia Haley
William I'll, ineytr
i i-car Carlson
F. II. Yonneerroan
F. A Willis
Hen y ndolph
J. L. Wright
MISS KSOWLIOX S TARTy .
Yesterdiy being the thirteenth birthday
of Miss Grace Knowlton, Mrs. C. AV,
Negus entertained a number of the young
lady's friends in her honor at tbe Rock
Island house last evening Refreshments
were served and Rette, the harpist,
rem'ered excellent music, the young pco-
p'e indulging in terpsicborean pastimes.
It was a very happy company, and all
spent an evening of unbounded pleasure.
The following were present:
Millie Schmidt Ane Gilmore
On returning home from a call to
friends last evening Mr. and Mrs.
Charles II. Gardner were surprised to
find tbeir home entered by a large num
ber of friends, the event beinc a leap
year surprise. Tbe well liii plan was
executed by Mis? Ida Hudson, all came
with well laden baskets, and after a
bountiful spread the evening was passed
in games and music, both vocal and in-strumt-nta!.
TnE LADY Tl'RNERS.
The ' Rock Island ladies gymnastic
class entertained the Moline ladies gym
nastic class at Turner hall with a leap
year party on Wednesday evening
About 50 couple were present and en
jo Jul tbe entertainment that bad been
provided, which consisted of dancing,
etc., and was capped with an excellent
supper that was enjoyed by all.
Took It -face In Death.
Mable Reynolds, a girl of tbe town.
died at tbc house of Madame Van Ness at
about 1 p m. Wednesday from effects of
poison taken wi.h suicidal intent. The
tirl came to Davenport about a year ago,
from where is not fcnosvn. Tuesday
night a' out ? o'clock she took a dose of
poison, and tde fact was discovered by tbe
oilier inma es of the house soon after
ward and th ffect of the poison was
counteracted by administering strong
coffee Wadnctdiy morning tbe girl re
tin d with the remirk that she was going
to fcleip for a few hours. About noon it
was discovered thtt sue. had shallowed
some more of the poison, and about 10
mioute" after the physician who was
jsummt nel arrivtd she died Dtvenport
FieVFesJaebeanii nel-ivoaH tbe troubles fnff
ceiit to a bilious stitoof tho system. Buch aj
Iirzinesfi, Nausea, Drowsiness. Dwt:esa after
cr.tiup, Pain ia the Kid. Ac Whila tiie rol
remaikal-lo auccese baa bun shown in cuniij
Uf'.i-l!(. jrt Carter' Litflo Liver m?9 are
e-iually vulnablo in Constipation, curine s.nd pr
Vetmg t!i!8annoyin?corapiaiut,whilo theyelso
Jiver ana rtguiate the bowels. Even it' toj ciily
A-T ef hey would teolmo&tprieelosstnfhosew,
natoly thcireooduens does no'.end h( re.a-id thc9
Tihooncetry them will find tneaeliitlo pills vait
ble in so many trays that they will not bo wit
iiLg to do without them. Cut after allsick beat
fie the bane of so many live" that here 5s xbrn
, make our great boaat. Our pills euro it whila
Others do not.
Carter1 Little Liver Pills, are very pmall ana
very easy to take. One or two villa ma tea dose.
They are atrictly vegetable and do no gripe or
purpe, but by their gentle action please all who
vise them. In vialsatS5 cents; nvefor$l. Sola
by draggiili everyw&ere, or seat by mail.
CARTER MEDICINE CO., New York.
SMALL PUL. SMALL DOSE. SMALL PRICE
THE MW YBAB IS HBBB.
No one regrets the departure
of decrepit old '91. He served
his day or rather the 365 of
themand his successor will
be his superior. The old is
goae, the. new is here. You
care nothing about the many
things we had in stock last sum
mer; but now! -that's different.
Listen and you can't help but
be interested. We have deter
mined to close out all our over
coats, and have cut the prices
deep into the cost. Boys' and
children's $3..r0, $4 and $5 coats
all go at i 29. Boys' and chil
dren's $6, $7 and S$ coats U :S
Men's overcoats in proportion.
172S Second Jive.
N. B. We are still selling
gloves at half price.
SOLVED THE PKOBLEM.
The inventor of the New Scale Kim
ball Piano vis overjoyed when he found
what a success he had made of it, and tbe
above cut represents bis feelicgs Have
you examined these piano? Do not
confound them with the old stenciled
make, but call and see the New Scale;
they are the finest in the lane!. We have
just received a fine assortment in An
fque Oik, Bird's Eye Mple. Mahogany,
Satin. Walnut, French Walnut and Rose
Wood finish cases. Call early and see
the finest vaiiety ever shown in the city
of Rock Island.
D. Eoy Bowlby, 1723 Sewed Ave.
c 1 NTIRE
SPECIAL SALE OF WELL MADE
LADIES' MUSLIN UNDERWEAR
often hesitate to purchase
muslin underwear because
the garments they wish are
often small, short or not well
made, the manufacturer using
3-cord thread. When such a
garment is purchased it is not
cheap at any price, as it never
underwear, made entire!
ing and all.onlockstitchnia-iT
6-cord thread, both uppan-'
under; are full in size, both le-.-v
and width, and made o: goo 'l nTC
Un and fine cambric. The Yiur
and drawers have the yoke "band
and are, in every resre-r h-cm
Our assortment is now com.
plete, and your inspection 7s
solicited. Very respectfully.
Hock Island. Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES.
1525 and 1527
12 i, 123 and 128
CLEMANN & SALZMANM
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS rnnV tlio hicrht m;,'
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present an elegant Carving
Set like those I have to ehow will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps honsa wants' nns U'mnniit fmn
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders msida in T1H Tims frr rmr crvfr r-nl on1 arrn -,na
gaaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
y iiuio. vouie in ana see now much i nave to show yon
iuai is uacAui auu novel in nouseKeepmg goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Teland.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Will sell for the next 30 days all his overcoatings at 15
per cent less than the regular prices.
Stab Block, Opposite Haeper IIotjse.
You can gave money by trading at the Old Reliable
o AND lO CENT STORE.
Crockery, Cutlery, Tinware, Classware and Wooden
MRS. C. MITSCH'S, 1314 Third Are.
WE HAVE THE FINEST OF
Bread, Cakes, Pies and Buns
In the city. Also see our line of fresh fried Cakes, Cream
Fies and Cream Puffs, Angel Foods, etc., and many
other varieties too nnmerons to mention. We also get
up the finest of Wedding and Party Cakes, and Oyster
Patties a specialty. Only the best of material used in
tbe manufacturing of all theee goods, and lirst-class
workmanship guaranteed. We deal largely in Wedding
Cake. Ornaments of all kinds,
' CITY BAKERY.
- MUNROE, DoRUE & ANDERSON.