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Boys are you striving for The Abgtjs
J. Connor left for Chicago on the noon
Don.t forRjt 1. 2 and 3a articles at tbe
Lower than the lowest in bruehts
II. K. Cssteel spent Sunday with b
family in the city.
Gilpin Moore left on a business trip
Chicaso last night. y
C. F. Fleeing went to Milwaukee this
morning on business.
R. J. McGee, of Chicago, was a Rock
Islaxd visitor yesterday.
H. It. Anthony of Sioux Falls, 8. D
is in tbo city on business.
Patronize the intelligence column
The Argus. It will pay you.
James Taylor and L. D. Mudge of Tay
lor Ridge, were in the city today.
Miss Carr.e Miller left today on i
month's visit to friends in Chicago.
Special fine new things in seasonable
millinery this week at McCb3 Bros
The C. O. D. steam laundry brought
out a pretty new wagon this morning.
Every boy should strive for the prize
The Argus offers fo new subscribers
Dr. Alexander expects to leave this
vf.k nn tn extended tour through the
Twenty-flvc cents a basket. Just in to
day. 150 baskets of fine grapes, at Ar
Wanted A good girl in small family.
Good wages. Apply 1116 Second
Lookup 5 our brush 6upply and get
prices at the Columbia. They are the
Mr. and Mrs. L. Lowry of Port BjroG.
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. E
It is an easy way to secure a suit of
clothes free for boys to enter Tns Ar
Subscriptions to the Daily Argus are
rolling in at a gratifying rate. Juin tbe
Price these htndscmc geld watches at
George Cash leaves tomorrow on a
trip to look after his farming interests
If you haven't visited the Columbia,
call and we will be pleased to show you
goods and low prices.
Three cases of navy prints 5J cents per
yard this week at McCabe Bros.' All
you want, while they last.
Capt. W. A. Thompson came down
from LaCrosae Saturday to spend a few
days with his family here.
The Misses Esther and Mary Pearce
are here from Kewanee on a 6hort visit to
their brother, Dr. Robert Pearcs.
Lion. J. H. Mulligan, democratic nom
inee for the legislature from the Twenty
first district, was in the city Saturday.
Steve Miller, who is managing a dra
matic company, came up from A'edo on
Saturday to spend a day or two with his
Mr. and Mrs. George Foster leave for
Oirton, Kan., tomorrow for a week's visit
and perhaps they may go further west be
Mayor William McConochie, W. P.
Quajle, William Scott, and W. M. John
ston, have returned from the National G.
A. R. encampment at Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. E. II. Guyer have issued
invitations for a dancing party at the
rooms of tbe S.andard club in Krell &
Math's building next Thursday evening.
H. H. Robb has received word from
Savanna that his brother who was injured
there some time ago by being scalded, is
getting along as well as couii be ex
pected. Have you seen those gold and gold
filed watch cases in tbe show window at
Woltmann'sf Are they not beauties?
Drop inside and examine them closely,
and get prices on them.
The readiui83 with which tickets are
already being bought for the William H
Sherwood concert in Harper's Theatre on
Oct. 25. indicates that tbe demand for
seats is going to be very great.
The republican turnout in Moline on
Saturday nigbt to bear Isaac Clements,
was painfully small. He spoke at the
Auditorium and held the empty seats
spell bound with his telling arguments.
At the annual meeting of the Rock Isl
and Ministerial association held this
morning in the Y. M. C. A. building,
Rev. H. C. Marshall was elected pre si
dent and George C. Blakslee secretary for
the ensuing year.
A sad case is that of Miss Maggie Hoff
man of Stuartville, who went to college
at Ahlneton. 111. : about Sept. 1st. and
was brought borne on Saturday night in
a demented condition. The young lady
is 10 years of age.
Tbe Young Men's Stevenson club will
make its appearance the latter prt of tbe
week in new silk hats and black cape
coats. An invitation has been received
to attend a rally at Maquoketa. Ia.,
which will probably be accepted.
Mi s Hilma Nelfon was given a very
pleasant surprise at the home of her par
ents Andrew Nelson and wife on Twenty
first street on Saturday evening. A large
number were present. Refreshments were
served and all erjiytd a very agreeable
A large number attended the reception
given on last Saturday evening at the
parlors of the First M. E. church in honor
ot Revs. M. A. Head and F. W. Merrell
and their wives It was a very pleasant
aff iir. refreshments being served and the
evening spent in social converse.
Msj. rL M Buford spent last Friday at
Kewanee, where be felt tbe political
pulse, meeting most of the prominent
democrats and many of the republicans
of that portion of Henry county, where
be found that J. II. Mulligan stands very
bih in Ueory county, is making a splen
did canviS8 and will unquestionably poll
a splendid vote in Henry county.
It would be a good plan for ambitious
boys striving for The Arsus r r'ze to com
merce their work systematically this
week by saving the blank order appear
ing in The Argus each day and having
it fill d out and then forwarded to The
Argus. The way some of the bovs are. suc
ceeding shows that tbe conditions under
which the prize is to be given may be
comparatively easily fulfilled if the pro
per effort is made.
The trocery firm of Dr. fail & Gleim
havr! an announcement on another pge
o'. The Argus of having the agency for
tbe J. U. Fjickinger California canned
frui's These are acknowledged to be
the finast brands of goods of this kind
in the market and the firm, which is ao
k lowledged to be one of the foremost
in the thr-e cities in other line's peculiar
to the grocery business, has naturally
beronce tbe representative of this house.
Bicycle riding is a pleasant recreation.
but when it is carried to extremes it isn'i
the pleasantest thing in the world. D
M. naskell of Bureau. 111., rode down
from that place to Peoria a couple of days
ago, and then he coaeeived the idea of
tfkit a spin over to this city, and ac
cordingly set out at 4 o'clock yesterday
morning aitkia the 91 miles, and reach
ing here tt 10 o'clock last night. When
be reached " town he wasn't ju3t in the
best humor, and concluded to go home on
the train. He found the road quite
muddy in some places, which uccounts
for bis slow traveling.
BLACK HAWK. DEMOCRATS.
Saturday' flag liaising and Speech Mali-
The democrats of Black Hawk and vi
cinity indulgt d ia a flag raising and gen
eral jollification meeting at Milan Satur
day afternoon and evening.
A large portion of the democracy as-
sembleJ.and a 3 o'clock in the afternoon
a handsome flit; was swung to the breeze
from two poles that had been erected at
tbe corner of Dixon and Miia streets.
Tbe poles are 75 feet higa and display
the flg to a splendid advantage. The
Remolds Martial band wa present and
furnished music tor the occasion.
In tbe evening tbe crowd assembled at
the Milan Town ball where Hon. E W.
Hurst addressed the audience, bis speech
being mainly devoted to the tariff issue.
His remarks were clearly to the point and
At tbe conctusion of Mr. Hurst's ad
dress, William McEniry was introduced
by Chairman Fitzpatrick and made an
earnest and thoroughly comprehensive
discussion of tbe issues of tbe present
campaign, his remarks being warmly received-
It was an enthusiastic meeting
all through, and demonstrated that the
Blck Hawk democrats are right in line
for the November landslide.
For beauty, for comfort, for improve
ment of the complexion, use only foz
zoni's Powder: ther is nothing equal to.
Mrs. Cornelia Jane Simmon, wife of
Ex-AM. Philip Simmon, died at ber home
1007 Fourth avenue, at 3 o'clock Satur
day afternoon, aged nearly 59 years. She
was born at Warsaw, Geneseo county,
New York, Oct. 9. 1833, her maiden
name being Cornelia Hitchcock. She
came to this city 42 years ago, and was
therefore one of tbo oldest settlers here
She was a woman of kindly disposition,
and had many friends who will sincerely
mourn ber loss. She iJ survived by ber
husband and five children as follows:
P. C. Simmon cashier of Deere & Co. ,
Moline; 3eorge H. and Harry S., of this
city, and Maria E. and Matilda S., at
Tbe funeral occurred from the late
home on Fourth syenue at 10 o'clock
this morning. Rev. F. W. Merrell of the
First M. E church, officiating. There
were a large number of sorrowing
friends in attendance, tbe pall bearers
being, Jobn Aster, Frederick Ludolph,
Philip Keene, Adam Schiab, J. L Free
man and John Weiss.
Max Sharp died at the home of h:s
son-in-law, 1020 Seventh avenue, at 7
o'clock Friday morning of old age. be
being in his 82nd year. He bsd n sided
here a number of years and hia funeral
occurred from St. Mary's Catholic
church yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Rev. Father Kopf officiating. The in
terment was made in the Catholic ceme
tery. Special values this week it brushes of
all kinds at McCabe Brot."
Lane's Family Medicine moves
the bowels each day. Most people need
to use it.
1HB DAILY AKGiTS delivered at your door
. every eeni ne for tSn per week.
JpOR RENT Hoom, 1407 Second avenue.
FOR RENT Phasant fumiehed roomrfat No.
1329 Second avenue.
ANTED A ffood cirl at 1134 Third avenue;
WANTED AN ACTIVE AND WIDE AWAKE
boy Enquire at iliis office.
taiANTED A girl for general housework. Four
ironer. V"ajet4 per week. r'iftn avenue.
, ANTED Earnest, Intelligent lady t cstab
II lien a too J imvlutr business; one Having bad
experience iu a sick r m preferred ; call at suite
3, McCullougn blocfc. Davenport, Iowa.
AGENTS making 55 to SlO per day selling the
lUecincal Wuuder household want, WJ Brady
street, Davenport, Iowa, second floor, room 9, 2 to
9 p. m. General agent wanted. 9
-SCRATCHED TEN MONTHS,
A troublesome skin disease
caused me to scratch for ton
rorvnrti- n nil h:i4 Hon ISPTnr3!
sured by a few days use of iffSBSSgi
!. H. Wolff, Upper Marlboro, Md
I was cured several years apo of white swelling
in my log by nsinp? ffSfKl and nave bail no
symptoms of re jfngFf turn of the Uii-
ase. Many prominent physicians attended mo
nd all failed, but S. S. S. did the work.
Faui. W. KiBKrATRiCK, Johnsoa City, Term.
Treatise on IUcod and Skin Dis-
as mailed free.
Swift Specific Co.,
1 o call yonr attention to a few facts : 1
V naa!w. ta f nl.B A i A ova. naail onnd
core; improper spectacles are injurious, yoq
shonldrot trast your eyesight to irresponsible
peddlers of cheap spectacles.
H D. FOLSOM
Is a Practical Optician, and will take piins to
icitwtv flf vnnrvpt fnr Mprff rif.rt of vision
and will guarantee a perfect fit in every case.
IT Oil, pHat mr ft. 4btlMfl. mA B 10 tarTm. tm 1 MM
Uawilfe iwnwd KA ill aiaMUt Mattt, as.
If the lines in this diamond fipure do not
appear equally black ia all the diflerent
meridians, it indicates a defect cf sight
that causes nervous head-ache and should
bo corrected ut once. Lyes tested free
Jeweler and Optician.
1615 and 1617 Second Avenua
New styles of
OVD c INTIRE
Some of the good things
we offer this week.
Moirk Fibbons No 22 (a few
prices of No. 40) all silk,
2c per yd.
When these are gone there
will be no more at that
Panct Ribbons One lot No
22 (not all silk)
12c per yd.
Illuminated Taffeta cilss
75c per yd.
Same 8:ory on these, no
more when these are sold
LLUMIWATE O DRESS GOODS.
15c per yd.
Gdina Flannels Heavy and
soft, b"8t fabric ever made
foi the money,
15c per yd.
Shirtino Flannels All Wool
25c per yd.
4 l-2c per yd.
It pays to trade with us.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
GREAT B AJRGAINS
D. ROY BOWLBY'S.
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters.-
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand tbe flneot brands of doireetic
and imported ciitars. All brands of tobicco.
Tbe score of all '.ne ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOPP, Prop.,
1?03 Second Avenue .
1525 and 1527
124, 123 and 128
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took the highest premium
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 show w?ll be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Everv woman that keeus house wants one Wroncht Trnn
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal and every one
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
anyothei time. Come in and see how much I have to show you
that is usef al and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
We are Making a Specialty of
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder. No Ammonia; No Alum.
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
Big Values, Perfect Fitters, Excellent Wearers. Positively the
most perfect line of Footwear. Inspection invited.
Best Equipped Clothing and Shoe House in RockJIsIand county.
New Styles in Boy's Clothing now ready.