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th the method and results when
on or 'ga ' wcu i ifc 1a ineasani
j retresmng w me taste, ana acts
Jy jet promptly on the Kidneys,
r and Bowels, cleanses the bvs-
h effectually, dispels colds, head-
M and fevers and cures habitual
itipation. Syrup of Figs is the
v remedy of its kind ever pro-
', ilea.sing to the taste and ac
table to the stomach, prompt m
action and truly beneficial in its
ft?, prepared only from the most
,I:!iv and agreeable substances, its
:v excellent qualities commend it
all and have made it the most
ulfir romcd v known.
Svruo of Fit's is for sale in 50c
fgl bottles by all leading drug
s. Any reliable druggist who
x not have it on hand will pro
ne it promptly for any one who
be? to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
S41 FRANCISCO. C4L.
IWSVILlt. NEW YORK, ..
T. B. ItKIDY.
i 'its roil KAi.f:.
fh..i,-. S,t in Vixtcr' adil'u. $!.( to $l
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ii s. !.!! !V aiMit'on MOO to 1..V0
sucl'n- r.-i 'i-nc- property In i:itv; poml In
4v ; ii-i. i nuiiilHT of nlci- cottage which
i h mi long time.
SB. 1 Mi'rhi-1! it I.ymle building, groend
t r-v Vilrli. 1! & Lyniie 'us.
-iave ou called at
If not, you had better, for
you will find lots of Silver
aid Gold Novelties as well
is a large assortment of
he latest in Fine Jewelry,
H. D. FOLSOM.
ALL KINDS OF
Cart Iron Work
A ipeclttlty of rnroiBMnf! al. kindj
or stoTci with Castings . 8 witi
- MACHINE SHOP
v'-n ideq wnurt- .11 sinuf of macfe'J.c
worn wii; be done Srst-class.
' "'TH ST. AND rtl AVE.
"OWNING aw'S.. Pronts.
!io " eighteenth .tree'.. Clothes not oalled
f Me or two month, will be id.
"ilU" ''"' coll.ru
lij "",Ih collar.
" liiimb or pleated
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Board of Supervisors
W. IT. H. DOW EE-ELECTED KTEWABD
Additional Counsel lu the Kastinen Cue
Pyl.r for th Fifteenth Street Pae-Mt-Tht
Poor Fun'i Stewurd'. Salary
Iecreaaed-The Sherlfr. Alleireece Cot
At yesterday afteroooa's n.eetiog of
the board of superiors it w.n decided
on motion of Supervisor Jenkins to em
ploy counsel to asaiBt in toe cise of E L.
Eistman s. Rock Island county, after
which it was on motion of Supervisor
Haona also decided to leave the matter of
employing additional connnel in tie
Mercer county ve. Rock Island county
case with Supervisor Hassor.. In the
matter of the allowing of e.ection bills
an amendment presented by Supervisor
Wilson was carried, wbich is hs follows:
That the judges of election who receive
and receipt for the ballots shMl also be
a lowed $8 pach and $3 be allowed to
ea?h election precinct for post ng the in
struction cards. Supervisor Cralle
m v-d that the election bill as nmended
be allowed with the exceptt a uf the
bills of the Rock Trlind Argcs. 'he
Union and the Moiine Dispntcb. and that
the latter be referred to the committee on
To Burrow ft 10,000.
Ou motion of Supervisor Wilson, the
c unty treasurer was antooriz-d to pay
for the paving of Fifteenth street. Super
visor Scbafer moved that tbe chairman
of the finance committee and the county
tr-as-urerbe authorized to borrow money
for the ccunty to au amount not to ex
ceed $10,000 for three monthH. The mat
ter of raising the salary of tbi; siewnrd of
the county poor farm was thtn taken up.
Supervisor Nay lor moyed that the salary
be fixed at ft. 700. Supervisor Prick
mived as an amendment to mlte it
1,600, and Supervisor Hanaa made an
amttd merit to the amendment that it be
fixed at $1,500. On a vote the amend
ment to t-e ame; dment was lost, the
amendment proptr crrjing by a vote of
13 to 11, ibus raisins; the saKry $100 per
W. H.H. Dow Kr-ltut1 .
On motion a formal bullot was taken
for fteward of tt.e poor farts f.r the en
min;; yer. whieh resulted as fo'lows: W.
H. H. Dow, 19; J. A. Wilson, 4; Jos ph
Fitzpattirk, 1. On motion of Supervisor
Wi son, W. R H Dow was chosen, after
which the bobrd bdjourne 1 until this
Tltl Morning's Seslon.
At this morning's session of the bo'ird
Supervisor Sinnett moved thnt the sbenl?
be allowed 40 cents per day for fetdino
prisoners. Am amendment was offered
b; Supervisor Case that the amount be
fixed at 30 cents a day. but the amend
ment wss lost by a vote of 15 to 8.
Supervisor Frick then moved as a substi
tute to the original motion that the rate
be fixed at 85 cents a day. The substi
tute was carried by a vote of 13 to 13.
The reports from sevoral of the com
mittees were read and adopted and a
bill of M. M. Sturgeon amounting to
$442 63 for services rendered while state's
attorney which was referred to the board
by the committee on miscellaneous claims,
was allowed. The board th:n adjourned
THE SEAMEN'S HOME.
Tbe Snag Harbor I'rojrct tlamlng rouad
The movement looking to the founding
ot a seamen's home and enu harbor on
Overmen's Island is progressing in a
most gratifying manner. Secretary E, J.
Frankland has written a le.ter, in which
The work is steadily advancing. The
annual meeting of the Wes ru Seaman's
Friend society was held in Cleveland, O.,
yesterdav nd hs soon as tne reports are
received, definite information will be
given to the public. The preliminary
steps have been taken to establish head
quarters in Rock Island and for the pres
ent will be at room 21, Mitchell &
Lynde's block, while the Dt.venport of
fine will be with Mr. S. F. Smith. ro.m
18, Masonic Temple. It is probable
that a floating beadquarte-s, embracing
reading rooms and facilities for enter
taining employes of the fansportation
lines, will be opened in the spring, as the
first step of the general work. This
would be something similar to the
"Floating Bethels" of Chicago and St.
The report of General Superintendent
Rev. Benjamin Frankland delivered at
the meeting yesterday, s ys:
The annual statement wh ch the gens
eral superintendent presented to the di
rectors is of the sixty -first yjar of the op
erators of the society.
Th. T'a Keetita.
The reception and eotertf.inment given
u der the auapices of the Y. M C. T. U.
at the First M E. church labt evening
was well at en l'-d. F.iliowin au in-teretln.-
l.tera-y ' -v.'i -i :! : r ojrbniine
in which the a--''-' - !ei)(l l,v M'83
Dora Newton, to l.ich reapon-u was
made by G ; E. BUkesl ;e, at. i which
in lud-'d 8i. is y Miss B04 te and a reci
taion by Miss Auni.; Bruwa ee an j a read
in:; by Miss E nma Batt'es, refreshments
were8erv.jd and a pletsant i ncial evening
s.-ent. Handsome hand painted sou
venirs were distributed.
THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 14, 181)2.
J. II. F stor, of Oiury, was in the city
Mexicm onyx thbles at Clemann A
Charles Sanders, or lows City, is call
ing on friends here.
8pecial shoe sale. Notice the change
f ad in the Boston.
Nice mufflers and fur collars in all tns
latest styles at Bennett's.
Be sure and call at Bennett's for yonr
Christmas gloves and mitts.
Call at Clemann & 8alzmna's and Me
their fine line of sideboards.
Hon. Delos P. Phelps, of Monmouth,
was in the city today on business.
Call and see the immense display of
fancy rockers at Clemann A Salzmana's.
Gloves and mittens of all kinds suita
ble for Christmas at Bennett's glova
E. G. Frazer is distributing some
handsome calendars for the season of
Selling out at cost at Huebinger Bros.
21 West Second ttreet. Davenport. Buy
before the rush.
Shoe sale Ladies will find some rare
bargains in the splendid shoe sale Friday
and Saturday, at the Boston.
Huebinger Bros'. Davenport, are sell
ing out at cost and below Select a beau
tiful picture for a holiday rift.
Rev. C. Landers, colored, of St. Louis,
will open revival servicea at Mt. Zion
Baptist church, Moliue. tonight.
Friday and Saturday will be bargain
days in shoes at the Boston, and ladies
needing shoes will profit by attending.
George Schafer sold one of bis Thir
teenth street houses through Reid Bros '
agency yesterday. Consideration, $1,300
George Schafer sold to Meyer Rosen
fend, through Reidy Bros.' agency, a
bouse and lot on Thirteenth street. Con
The Misses Mamie Richards and
Mamie Roche left this afternoon for
Bradford. 111., where they assist in a
Buy your art goods for the holidays at
Huetuoger Bros'. 819 West Second street,
Davenport. Goods all going at cost on
account of selling out.
Friday will be bargain day in children's
and boys' shoes. Notice bargains listed.
and 10 per cent off on all other children's
shoes also, at the Boston.
The family of the late Matthew Renley
ilesire to publicly return their thanks to
all who rendered them kindness and sym
pathy in their late bereavement.
Oa account of the miserable wetther
yesterday the meeting of the rtock Island
County Cohim'i'an club wis p stpon'l,
nnd rvt:ee of thu meeting will be niven
There is nothing cr w in the operators'
strike. It is row about a settled fact
that the opers'firo on the Big Four will
be called out. Two more operators have
arrived to look after the keys here,
".now White and the Sevtn Dwarfs
tue lairy spectueuiar opera to be given
at Harper's theatre next Tuesday evening
tor the rjemnt or the Mintb street M. E.
church promises to he one of the best en.
terttiinments cer given here by local
' Kid" Browner arrived home from the
south last night and is shivering around
town today trying to get used to the
cold weather again. He has been play
inc at rew Urieans in a series of games
or the state 01 lexis against the Cres
cent City The "Kid'' says Texas is all
right for some things, but not for base
ball. He will remain the rest of the win
The twenty-ninth annual meeting ot
the Illinois State Teachers' anociation
will be held in the capitol building at
Springfield, Dec. 27 29 Superintendent
of Schools Kemble, Principal Bishop and
County Superintendent Marshall will at
tend from Rock Island. Mr. Kemble is
on the programme to participate in the
Huebinger's photo art gallery, 819
West Second street, Davenport, makes a
special offer. With every dzen cabinet
photographs, from now until January 1.
1893. wili be given gratis a beautiful
album of the triscitins and Arsenal 160
views, Valutd at $1.50. Hut binger is
selling out his entire stock of tine art
goods at 50 cents on the dollar, within
the next ninety days.
The second term of Miss Tripp's danc
ing class will open Friday at 4 p. m at
the Standard Club roims, oyer Krell s.
New and faney dsnccs given advan&.d
pupili. Beginners received at any time.
Special attention is given to thn waits.
which is taught by the latest and most
approved methods. For terms apply at
club room, Friday ufteruoon, or address
Miss Tripp, 1828 Fourth avenue, Rock
The Davenport & Rock Island rtilwy
company's elecirie plow did effective
work in battling wi'h the snow yea:er
day. Through its operation the Btreets
were kept op"n during the heaviest part
of the storm with but c nsequent lit le
interruption to traffic. The revolving
brushes scatter the snow as weli as sweep
the tracks and, followed upbv the horse
power street scrapers, the snow is thrown
away from the tracks entirely, leaving ao
crround for objection on the score of be
ing titiked on either side. The electric
plow did not frighten horses to the extent
that was anticipated
When Bill Nye was over in London
recently, he had a large trunkful of new
clothes built by ac eminent English
tailor the breeches-maker extraordinary
to the royal family. Most of these
clothes are dsazling, and all of them are
"loud '' Amoost the collection of ap
parel was a pair of big-checked, light
pants, which on his first appearance in
them on Brosdw.y created such a sensa
tion that Mayor Grant ordered them sent
out of the city, and Nye says they are
now using them down in Texas to pro
duce artificial rain We may miss the
pants, but "Bill" is q'li'e as picturesque
himself, and th re will be no excuse for
missing him when h" comes to our city
next Friday night.
"I used Dr Bull'- CoUirh S.ritp in my
Nmily and found its work marvelous."
No household is complete without it,
Chas. Scbober, 33 Norria St , Balto,
Regular Monthly Meeting of the
Board of Education.
THE SESSION OF LAST EVENING.
Important Recommendation a. to Text
Book. The Holiday Vacation Deoldad
Ipon The Truant OfBcor Report
Finance.-Bill. Allowed and Other Slat
The board of education met in regular
monthly session last evening. President
Sears and Directors Bernhardt Femu -
son, Foisom and Bobbins beinf present .
The recommendation of tbe teachers'
and text book committee to purchase 126
copies of history readers No. 4 for
Buildings. 1. 4. 5. 6 and 7 and 25 of
readers No. S for Building 7 was ap
proved, as was tbe recommendation of
the same committee that tbe Seventh and
Eighth grades take up the regular study
of Stoddard's Mental Arithmetic after the
the holiday vacation.
The riollday Vacation.
It was determine! that the holiday
vacation should begin on the afternoon
of Dec. 23 and continue two weeks.
The German M. E. and Ninth
Street M. E churches were allowed f 80
each for the use of the buildings fot
school purposes Tor three months, and the
j-iuil.-r of the Swedish Lutheran was
allowed $85 for two and a half months'
The report of Truant Officer Kimball,
for the month of November, showed the
investigation of 107 cases of absence, the
placing of 12 ia school and 'he
arrest of 20 truants, which were returned
In order to provide funds for running
eaoenses it was ordered that f 6 000 be
borrowed from Uie Rock Island National
bank until receipts from 'axes are avail
able. The following bids were ordered piid:
R I. Lumber Co , f 6 60; Henry Dart's
Sons.$4 75; Mr.Intire Bros ,$7 50;Villiaro
Don. $2 61; Western Publishing llouse,
5 76; J W.Stewart, 80c; R I. G-is Co ,
tS.5(l;Urdike & Nicholas $ 6:C C.Tavlor,
$1 S5;Conrad Smith $3; Mrs Kolloff.15;
O J.L irbin, 3151 95; E G Fraz -r, f 0 86;
August E Ni-si.n,65t-; W A O mstert. $57;
Barlingti n School Furniture Co ,$3;.J.L.
Frcemtn $7 50; S-ru d Warming & Ven
tilating Co., $7 44; li. F Cordes. $14 50
American Book Co., $24; S S Kemble
$4 25;Gforpe 11 Svi-mon. $16 02; A Tim
rerlie, 2.1l'; (J:emnn & haismar.n, $6;
Uhsrit8mi'h 0;E S IL.mm-iU,?3()0;J
R. Housel, :3.5t;J. A. Bisaop, $11 45
James Jamiev.p. ?1 8;ThrimsGrHU,$21 80;
jolin Mulhern, $2 75; J. T. Noftsker
Catarrh In the Head
Is undouM-diy a disease of the blood
and as such only a reliable blood purifier
can effect irtect cure. Hoed s Sarsa
paniia is ihi: best blood purifier, and it
has curt'd many severe cases of catarrh
It gives an appetite and builds up the
Hood s 1 M!s act especially upon the
liver, rousing it from torpidity to its na
turw cutiea, cure constipation and assist
Khcaatatlia Cared in a Day.
"Mystic Cure" for Rheumatism and
Neuralgia radically cures in one to three
days. Its action upon the system is ;e
markable and mysterious. It removes at
once the cause and the disease imoned
i . V -lppears. The first doe ereatly
benefits. Warranted by Oito Grotjan",
druufist. Kick Inland.
TO BRACE VP the
svstem after "La Grippe,"
pneumonia, fevers, and
other prostrating acute dis
eases: to buua up needed
tiesii and strength, and to
restore health and vigor
when you feel run-down"
and tisel up, the best thing
in tho world is Dr. Pierce's
GuMi.-n MuJical Discovery.
It promotes all the bodily
runetions, rouses every or
gan into neaiuuui acuon.
purities and enriches the
blood, and through it
cleanses, repairs, and invig-
1 orates 1 lie enure svstem.
For the most stubborn
Scrofulous. Skin or ScalD Diseases. Dvsne
sia. Biliousness, and kindred ailments, t
" Discovery " 1 the only remedy that'.
puaronteea. If it doesnt benefit or cure,
you have your money back.
Can von think of anything more oonvlno-
ing than the promise that is made by the
proprietors of Dr. Ba's Catarrh Remedy I
It to tbis: "It we can't cure your Catarrh,
well pay you S500 in cosh."
They Ring For All!
A Cheerful Call
To Christmas Bargains.
Never so Goodl
Never eo Cheap!
On' b .ntlful tllplay of holiday glftu 1. opened
.nd ready. The newest Ideas, tbe best ejection.
tnimofl appropri.'e and desirable present,
Hemember this splendid assortment contains
the rlgn! tiling for every person o'.a, middle aged
We will please you. We will atiefy you. We
will meet yonr wants, be they Urge or small, with
tte most oita j1 pre-ent- at the fairest prices.
C. C. TAYLOR
- - - -
You can save Time and Money by Trading with
J. Eamser & Son,
The Old Established Jewelers.
Owing to their immense and well selected stock you will
find just such an article as you desire for a Xmas gift with
out wasting time and energy looking around. We carry a
large of variety oocra classes, erold soectacles. eve rlaet
j fine silver nnvltmc
" T. "f J"Y ..a-
1 sets smal1 tancy clocks, Chatelaine watches, and our usual
targe nne ot watcnes, diamonds and tancy stone rings.
We have fitted up a special department for OPTICAL
GOODS; we are better prepared for correcting all errors f
refraction than any one in the three cities.
J. RAMSER & SON,
1827 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
Special Sale of
BOOTS AND SHOES
AT THE CARSE & CO. STAND.
CABPK A CO- OL'a
Wrioht & Peters' Dccgola Hand Turn and Welt .$4 50 $3.7
Dull dong welts 4.50 3.S
Dr.ngolas M. S 3.50 2.80
Mat kid top 4. 60 3.0
" " Straight goat 2.75 2.25
Stribley's Dongola hand turn 4,00 3.26
Welt , 3.50 3!fi0
" M. S 3 00 8.6
Cloves' ' Welt 3.50 3.0V
M. 3. patent tip ,,. 3.00 2.21
French Je Halls Cordovan hard sewed.,,... 5.50
Calf hand sewed ; 5 50
Bay State Calf Welt 5 00
We Guajsn tee the above to be lower than ever before offered. Call at our
store and inspect our goods nnd prices; we ba re e'st a great many ether bar
gains that we are now offering.
Successor to Carse & Co., 1622 Setfond Avenue.
Think of It.
Out half k million per pie die
.year, in 'be United S'.itt-, from
and Throat diseases w t.icu alwavs
from a ctgitc'ed CoM or Cough.
are suffering from any of tbe above dis
cases try this remarkable Cough Syrup,
and you will use so other afterwards
We have hundreds of testimonials from
those benefitted by it.
25 AND 50 CT3. A B0TTLK. SAMPLE BOT
TLES 10 STS
Ask your druggist for Dr. McEtnn's
Irish Coug 1 Syrup. Take no other I One
trial is all that is necessary to convince
you. Sent to any address by express on
receipt ot price. Mtde only by the pro
SHALL I BUY FOR
Go to G. O. HUCKSTAEDT
and he will show you a nice line of Rockers,
ladies' desks, cabinets, bookcases, side
boards, parlor furniture, etc., to select from.
We have tbis week received an impor
tation af French white chin for decora
tion. ALBUMS Our line of Albums is
ahead of anything we haye
had in the past in style, and
lower in price. The new
shapes are very desirable.
BIBLES We have a large line of
tbe celebrated Hoi man fam
ily bibles: Also his self
pronouncing teacher's edi
tion . Call and examine these
and our Oxford and Bagster
FRAMSS We are tbis year a hereto
fore making a special feature
of our framing department
and prices much lower.
Geo. H. Kingsbury,
1703 1705 Second Ave.. Rock Island. Telephone 1216
402 Fifteenth street, Moiine.
CHAS. DilZUIff ACHER,
Proprictoror olJOie Eradj street
AU kin le of Cut Flowers constantly on hanl.
re c Hoises
10" bloc oortt-
Jentri! pi a.tHe 4-iwt'n
IV - o c,r..V -
Pxtos, I!!.. Nov. 6. 1891. T. H.
Thomas. Rock IsHnd: Dear sir Please
find inciosed postal note for two boxes of
our wonderful kidney and liver pills
The pills that I got from you before did
me so much good that I can say they are
the best that I ever used, having cleared
away the gravel that I was troubled
with. I have recommended them to my
friends. Yours very truly,
Paxton. Ford Co , III.
These Wonderful Pills are made and
sold at 25 cents per bottle by
H. THOMAS, Druggist.
Will soon be here.
Prepare for It,
BY BUYING YOUR
Horses, dolls, shoefiies. games,
sleds, drums, toilet cases, jewel boxes,
shaving cases, manicures.
" Pewter Toys,
Wood Toys. "
and all fatcy goods in an endless variety
lewa. jut Brady tre?t, 0u-