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THE ARGUS. SATURDAY. JANUARY 30, 181)2.
T. B. Rsidy spent yesterday in Gene
eo. " vV-
PhH Mitchell went to Chicago last
sight on business,
Dr. C. B. Kinyon went to Tiskilwa
yesterday on business.
A. It. Birton, of Keokuk, is in the city
calling on old friends.
Go and see the immecse line of carpets
J. E. Montrese, of the Harper, left
last night for Chicago on business.
Wanted immediately, a cook fcnd second
git) at J II. Wilson's. 2C2C Fifih avenue
Peter Johnson, one of Cae's most pro
gressive young farmers, was in the city
Parties desiring to sell property would
do well to list it with Reidv Bros., 1803
For Rent The efflce room ever Divid
Don's store. The best location in the
city for a dentist.
The New York Symphony club will
give an entertainment at the First Bp
tist church next Friday evening, Feb. 5
Piper fleidsieck, two 10-cent plugs, 15
cents; Greenback, two 10-cent packages
15 cents, at A.. K. Jonf s 1619 Second
Tickets for the Sherwood concert which
comes off Feb. 11, can be had from Mrs
H. C. Marshall, Mrs. L. 8. McCabe and
the Misses Hass.
The Knowles case, which has been in
litigation for a long time, has finally been
settled by the Beneficiary association
paying- the Knowles heirs f 8,000.
Rev. P. M. Fleming, the blind evange
list, will preach on the subject of "Go?pel
Temperance," at the First Baptist church
Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Ciemann s &a;zmann are receiving
new carpels daily. Their carpet room
will be filled with the largest and most
select line ever produced in the three
Henry Terry and Jim Ililbrin were ar
rested last night for disturbing the Deace
by Offl:er E!zel. E.ch paid a fine of S5
and costs each to Magistrate Wivill this
Hon. J. G. Wool'ey. one of the most
eiocuent temperance orators of Amer
ica. will conduct union gospel temper
aacs meetings at tbjUenlral Presbyterian
church Feb. 21 20.
At the mee'ins for voung men at the
Y. M. C. A rooms at 3:30 p. m. tomor
row, the 9ut)jrct will be "Toe One Aim of
a True Life " fifth in the series on Life
Questions," J. W. Welch, leader.
For Exchange Half a section of fine
land, in Kansas, and two 6 room cot
tages :o city of Kearney, Neb., all good
property. Will trade for stork of goods
or any good property. H. A. Baldwin,
office with Searle & Searle.
Charles Edward, little son of John
Ackcrram and wife, died at its parents'
hone, 421 Fourth street, at 10.30 o'clock
'yesterday morning, aged 10 months. The
funeral occurs from the home of the be
reaved parents at 2 o'clock tomorrow
Tom Robinson arrived home yesterday
from Chicago, where he was attending
Ashingcr daring the bicycle race. While
in the city Tom arranged a half-mile foot
race between Cunningham, of Moline. and
Murphy, of Chicago, for f 500 a side. It
ia likely that the race will occur on the
Garfield park track. Moline Republican
Journal. Clemann & Stlzmann have just re
turned from Grand Rapids, Mich , where
fiey have been purchasing a lot of very
fine furniture. One car of medium fur
niture will arrive tboul the 1st of Febru
ary and one car of the finest furniture
that has evtr been shown in this part of
the country, about the 15th.
Robert Reason, the 12jeariOld son of
John Ratison aid wife, was bitten on the
right arm by a water spaniel bcloneirg
to John Koch, the Market fquore gun
smith, this afternoon. The flesh was
badly lacerated and the print of the ani
mal's teeth plainly visible. The boy's
injuries were attended to by Dr. Eyster.
Parmalee Bros, passenger and freight
steamer. "City of Qiincy," ha3 been
seized and attached by Deputy Sheriff
Schaefcr. The proceedings were taken
at the instigation of the Muiliacr Box and
Planing Mill company, who claim tnat
the Messrs. Parmalee owe them some
thing like $500 for work done on the
boat. The Parmalee Bros' will now have
to furnish big bonds or leave their boat in
the Quincy bay until the debt is paid.
At Roscville Thursday occurred the
marr:age of Jules M. Giapard and Miss
Minnie F. Bowlin, Rev. M. C. Bowlin,
father of the bride officiating. The groom
is well known in this city and on the
other'si.e of the river as well. He has
devoted himself to artistic work for some
jears, and is now a staff artist on the
Chicago Times. The bride is a young
lady upon whom many warm compli
$ a h
Used in -Millions cf Hones
prsx sa est
E3 Ll ES li li
ments m ght be fittingly bestowed. She
is well kaowo in Moline, where her father
was pas' or of the First M. E. church.
and pres ding elder of the district include
ing this (barge. Mr. and Mrs. Gaspard
will mak 3 their home in Caicago, where
they will be at home after 'eb. 1.
Tbcre t.re 26,000 cars in the passenger
service and over 1.000 000 used to carry
Switchman "Monk" Berger, of the
Peoria, is just recovering from a struggle
with the rip.
The aeTegate value of railroad prop
ertiea is 9 5CO.000.000, which is about
$60,000 p r mile of track.
Tbe St. Louis passenger oyer tbe C,
B. & Q . -lue tere at 7:18 p. m , was
three hours late last night caused by a
car on a s -uth bound frtight jumping the
track near Bashnell,
Genera! Passenger Agent Sebastian, of
the Rock Island, has started for Europe
to look af ic r world's fair tourist traveling,
it is said, for next year and immigraet
business for all time.
It is generally believed that should
there be af jll attendance at the railroad
presidents' meeting in New York next
Friday the rate of mileage on private re
frigerator CW8 will be reduced from one
cent to thre 2 -fourth cents per mile.
Certificate plan, fare and one-third
round trip rites have been authorized by
tbe Western Passenger association for the
Masonic school of instruction, Alton, 111.,
January 26; National Farmers' Alliance,
Chicago, Jatuary 6; Illinois retail lum
ber dealers, Chicago. February 10.
The comoi.ny's carpenters are at work
on the repairs about the C. B. & Q.
depot. Thi telegraph tfli:e will be
moved down stairs, where a new room is
being fitted up adjoining the present
ticket cftise, which will also be enlarged
and refitted- Other repairs will alec
be made in tbe second flior.
At a meeting of the Chicago freight
committee of the central traffic associa
tion it was decided to carry free all con
tributions to the Russian relief fund east
ward from Chicago, the committee agree
ing to Chairman Blancbard's suggestion
that all consignments from the west
should be cons'gned to the care of Chair
man Shaw, of tbe committee, who will
distribute the freight equally among tbe
A Sarrow Eacape.
W. Y. Stafford, check clerk at the C,
B. & Q. freight depat, narrowly escaped
a vary - serious accident shortly before
noon today, lie was walking along tbe
top of some cars that were being switched
when be in some way lost bis footing and
fell to the track in front of some cars
that were follow ing, and with rare pres
ence of mind he rolled himself from in
front of the approaching cars. He was
picked up and taken to his boarding
house on Fourti avenue, where he was
attended by Dr. Truesdale, who found
his left leg broken just above the ankle.
Tbe doctor reduced the fracture and Mr.
Stafford will probably be laid up some
time in conseq'iesc: of his misfortune.
Impure Ir- for ltamentir Vmr.
Health Commissioner Eyster has noti
fied the ice firms thit such ice as has
been hauled thro igh the streets of late,
and to which allu sion has heretofore been
made as having b.-en cut intheslougb,
will not be tolerated for domestic use, and
the health commissonr is assured that
the ire to be used for consumption will
be cut in the the main channel of the
The case of Hut.ter vs. Stewart, which
has been occupjiu:' the attention of the
circuit court the p st two diys, is still in
Jadze Glenn a'jaurmd court this
morning until i) o'clock Tuesday morn
Nsw a word in lbs ear of tbe ' j.-unetse
d ore." of this age. The present style ftf
generous width and fullness in the trous
ets, affords alarmiag facilities for the
embracery" of rheumatism. N. B
Just slip around tb ; corner and luy in a
Dime or Sa;vtion il.
Pozzoni's Complexion Powder pro
J rices a sof t and beiutiful skin; it com
bines every element of beauty and puriiy
' John Andemon, my Joe-"
In the Scotch ballad, wax aboat to totter down
the declivity of life with his aged wife. How it
would have Hmoolhed tin rough places for the
rexpected Jobu and Lis trnernble pponsc could
they bare eacd their growing infirmities' with
IIotet:cr"i Stomach Bittcry, that benign heli to
theaff'd, the wcik and those recover n but
slowiy from exhausting dUcafc. When thr lamn
of life ipon the wane man specially requires rc
dicfnal alii, a rnptninitiz t mic, a wholesome cor
rective. The acrd and th feeble are particularly
auaceplib'c to inflneices v hich produce diteae.
convalescence U too ofier. interrupted by a re
lapse. This atandard American inviybrun'. i
eminently adapted t the neide of nuch persons.
ana li aiwaya "mm me i hi. x'yapepsia. con
stipation, rheumatism, lrdnef trouble and la
grippe are among tbe trot bles tbat it overcome.
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40 Years the Standard
The ttrit Knit 'lnb leitaln.d at
the Roerfl.H Mansion A I'letsiant
Nurprts- a L.n!n ltarrin.
Mi. and Mrs. Morris Rosen field enter
tained the West End c'.ut at the Boscn
fieU mansion on Second avmue lat
evL-ning. A larae number were present
and procressive euchre was the crder of
the evening. Light refreshments were
servid and tbe guests were entertained in
a royil inanntr, unique souvenirs being
distributed in commemoiation of the oc
casion which will be rt mtmtered by those
present as one of tte most pleasant tocial
affairs of '.he spksou. The following is a
list of the guest :
Mcsrs. and McsJam
W A Paul
W V Kizeles-on
J S Glimure
J M Montyurarry
If A Donaldfoii
A 1 hompfou
J T Th'.mp-on
K G Fiazrr
lis Warn. r
; ; Crais
: " Durham
M W I .yon
K V U. ml
c 1 lonit''
Tl. mas liuford
V T all
!, . s
c' L Eastman
Alex Mackenzie Fay I.ymie
a vety iieasant surprise wi.s yiven
Miss Lulu Harris a: h .r p treots h )tne.
H. C. Harris an l wife, 323 Fjurle;nth
street, last eveniDg A numbtrof voung
friends of the little lady were pr.-sen',
who were plefsintly tnteriaiced . Re-
freshaients were servl and the young
people enjoyed themstlves tireatiy. Tbe
following little folks were prts-nl:
THE VAN WHO DROPPED.
It I.ookce) Hair, on t Fir.t, but lie
lie was about to make his way around
to the side gate of a 1ioum on Montcalm
street when a woman oiK'iifil the front
door and called:
'This way, please, come right in the
He came back. hxkel at her and cau
tiously began ascending the hteps aa he
'Madam, it is through no fault of mine
that I have lcen brought to this"
"Oh, certainly not walk right in!"
she interrnpted, "yon wish to see the
lady of the house"'
"Well, I am the person. Hang your
hat on the hall tree, pleasfl."
"Madam," lie said, as he hung his old
cap on a peg. "I was going to call at the
back door to see if you'
"I see. Walk into the parlor"ind sit
down a moment. Yon are in search of
work wood to saw, coal to bring in;
' Poor man! How hard it must be to
go about looking for work! You haven't
eaten anything today?"
"So'm, I got up at daylight this morn
ing and began"
"I see. Sit over there by the window
where you can look at the family album
while I get yon a dinner. How do yon
like your chicken stewed or fried?"
"F-f-fried!'' stammered the astonished
"Certainly; won't take luo over half
an hour. Do you like your mince pie
hot or cold, and do yon prefer strong
He sat rubbing one old shoe over'the
other, too astonished to reply, and she
"I am so glad you hajened to call
here. If you don't object to dark clothes
I can fit yon out with a suit almost new.
Can you cat bread with your dinner or
shall I make you some hot biscuit?"
His f -et were now too paralyzed to rub
and he sat with his month open.
"How dreadful yon must feel wife
and children dead .no home in poor
health and out of steady employment!
While you are ea; ing I'll telephone lay
husband to get yc u a place in the bank.
You want soim'ihing that's easy and
pays well, of course? I'm sorry I'm cut
of currant jelly, but perhaps s'.rawlierry
jam would do you?"
"I I ' he began.
"I understand. It's not your fault
that you are in this position of course
not. It's liable to happen to any oao.
Poor man! How the carM lines have ap
peared on your brow, an I how thin and
starved you look! Pethaps you will
amuse yourself with the piano while 1
He got up. skul!:e 1 out into the hall
sideways, as if afraid of lehig hit,
reached f,r his cap and backed oat
doors. "Why, what's the matter?" asked the
woman as he backed down the steps.
"Nnthiu much!" ho muttered.
"But there must be! Have I in any
manner wounded your sensitive feelings?
Have I carelessly uttered words which
brought up biiter recollections and
caused you sorrow?"
"Koap," he replied, as he backed out
of the gate.
"But wh:it is it?" t,he itersisted.
"It's just litis," he said, as he felt him
self 6afe on the outside: "you was gettin
ready to let about three men and half a
dozen bull dogs loose on me to play cir
cus, but I dropped to your game and
bilked the performance. You are fly,
old gal, but I'm flyer. Goodby!" Da
troit Free Press.
Mk. Mulligan An where's ver stove.
Mrs. Murphy Och, 1 sold ther store
ter buy coal wid. Smith &: Grar's
olitetitH4 aud KcaliKUi.
"I am at your service, ma'am." as th
burglar said when the lady of the house
caught him Rtealing the silverware.
x exas en tings.
"Go where glory waits thee," she stid
gently, pushing bim off tbe door-step.
lie meet, but as it was in the winter sea
son, be causht a dreadful told, but be
cured it quick ih Dr.' Bull's Cough
Syrup, sucn a sharp young man!
For years Geueral Grant was
known as a constant smoker,
Urant and his cigar wt?r fam
iliar terms, finally he was
troubled with a slight soreness
in his throat; He first noticed
the troubla fiom the fact that
whenever he ate a peach he
suffered the most exquisite
pain. His physicians at first
thought little of it. Then as it
developed they began to think
.that possibly something was
1.1 . . . 1 . , . . T
me mailer, uqiii at last n ue-
veJoped into cancer. In tnis
insidious way half the throat
troubles begin, first with a
slight hoarseness, then it settles
into a cough, and finally it de
velops into consumption The
safe way is to treat these mal
adies at the outset; lose no
time with thera .assoon as a
cold manifests itself, take
Reid's Gtiman Cough and Kid
ney Cure, and at once heal the
congested blood vessels, relieve
tbe ma'ady, and restore the or
gans to their wonted tone. For
sale by all druggists
Sylvan Remedy Co ,
THE 1W YEAR IS IBB.
Xo 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 $3.50, $4 and $5 coats
all go at 2 20. Boys' and chil
dren's 6, $7 and $S coats $4 :?8
Men's overcoats in proportion.-
172S Second Ave.
N. B. We are still celling
gloves at half price.
SOLVED THE PROBLEM.
The inventor of the New Sc!e Kim
ball Piano was overjoyed when he found
what a success he had made of it, and tbe
above cut represents his feelii gj Have
you examined these piano? Do not
confound them with tbe oid stenciled
make, but call and see the New Sale;
they are tbe finest in tbe lanJ. We have
just received a fine tssorttnent io An
tique Oik. Bird's Eve Mnple. Mahofrny,
Sitin. Walnut, French Walnut and Rose
Wood finish cures. Call early and see
the fioest variety ever shown in tbe city
of Rock Island.
D. E07 Scwltj, 1723 Se:oad Ave.
fit. Vv'i-rrii .; i-L.f
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
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
12 1, 123 and 128
POCKET KNIVRS tiA GrTcerro ,. , .
e t. T, ' uuiwuivj luoii me fiignest premium
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
q "ne4."?eed pot be what a nice present an elegant Carving
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
- Every woman that keeps
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
are the leaders md in Til?
guaranteed. Ihese are all good
rr i , ,onilu ana see now much I nave to show you
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN" T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
J. B. ZIMMER,
ERGHANT i AILOR,
Will sell for the next 30 days all his overcoatings at IT
per cent less than the regular prices.
Star Block, Opposite Harper House.
You can save money by trading at the Old Reliable
o AND IO CENT STORE.
Crockery, Cutlery, Tinware, Classware and Wooden
MBS. C. MITSCR'S, 1314 Third Are.
WE HAVE THE FINEST
-Bread, Cakes, Pies and Buns
Jn the city. Aleosee our line of fresh fried Cakes, Cream
Fiea and Cream Puffs, Angel Foods, etc., and many
other varieties too numerous to mention. We also pet
up the finest of Wedding and Party Caes, and Oyster
Patties a specialty. Only the best of material usei in
the manufacturing of all these goods, and first-class
workmanship guaranteed. We deal largely in Wedding
Cake. Ornaments of all kinds,
MTJNROE, DeRUE & ANDERSON.
call your personal attennoa tQ
the celebrated "W brand iivisC
underwear, made entirely, tuck
ing and all, on lockstitch macb"n
6-cord thread, both upper and
under; are full in size. botMenh
and width, and made of goo J m.
lin and fine cambric. The ski-t
and drawers have the yoke bav
and are, in every respect, vt"i
Our assortment is now cca
plete, and your inspection j
solicited. Very respectfully.
house wants one. Wrought Iron
things to buy at Christmas-or