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THEAliGUS, WEDNi St AY, ))E KM .i',Kt 14, 18? 2.
HELPING THE CITY.
What a Real Estate Firm is Doing
PLACIKG VALUABLE PROPERTY.
Tatting It the Market and Getting Good
rrtrea for it Tbe Real EM ate Firm of
Kerntor Martin and now it W Advaae
lug Koclc lstitad Realty.
Sometime since Thb Argus spoke of
ttf f k tbt is being done for Rock Isl
acd by tbe real estate firm of Kocster &
Martin, how the enterprising gentlemen
composing it have brought out real estate
'hat has, it may be said, been dormant for
years, and placed a Value upon it, ho
thev have taught the very owners of
that property the value of their own pos
session, and how they have demonstrated
how experience and kuowledge of the
real esthte business will prove of. advan
'ao 1 1 the c 'y tintl to its property
Important Real Kstate Deal.
Ie connection with the article hureto
fore puMiVd, The Akgcs noted a nunw
bcr of imoortant real estate transactions
Siace thin tbe tame firm has been instru
merita! in hringirg about a number of
dcais of iq'ial importum e and moment,
Chit f am nr thee may be mentioned the
sle t y Mrt E.lun RiU-y of the properly as
heretofore s; ben of. at the sou'bens
corner of Seventeenth street and First
avf-iue, i In. CIO by 150, to the Rock
IsiHiul Eruh EiLCtric company for $10
"j0. i.td truth w.ll rise et.rly in the
spring a bin.ion;e power I uiMirii;. Anii
al-o l'.e silo by Mrs. Uas'int,'s to George
Wood (if a vidtl'ible piece of property on
Tair'eentb s'reet hetwpt-n Third hj
Fourth t-.vor.ui-s, 80x80 for S 1,600.
lot at tlie coraei of Fourth avrrue and
sixiei'Din s.ree oy wt oree ood to
Willism Olock-tu f. r $1,575; and
fa'e by Mr. F.ii 't! to J Price of a lot ol
Tiiir eenrh beftftCG Fif h an.l S x'h
avenues for $ S00.
The most important t ansiciion ac
c miiiished through the flrru of Koesti r
& Martin, howevtr. whs the stis; hy
fccmon. Kock to Dr. J W. Stewart of the
prooi rty on the eoutheist corner of
Third avnuc nod Eighteenth, a lot
60x150... ".,000. The sale is significant
more ways loan one. Ia tbe first
piace it means the ertction on tbe site
early in the spring of a handsome bust-
Bess block, which will be designed for
Dr. Stewart's wholesale hardware hous
ana wnica u win comma wnen com
I'tnetne a Value on Real Put ate
ine iranbier ot ttiis valuable property
is significant also ia another way
U originally be'oneed to the Krell estate
asa wnen lxoeter & .Ylrtin went to
wo k upon it to get it on the market thoy
were surprised to find thst the trreat- st
ObsiiCles to fixing a good marketable
price met were the way R.jck I-land
people underrated tbtir own pnperty
Even afLerthey h d found in Mr Kock a
purchaser for f 6 500 they discovered
mai notK island people were statins
that the property could be had far f 4.000
Notwithstanding this the firm succeeded
ia impressing Mr. Kock that be had
bargain at 6,200. and emphasized tbe
same by disposing of the same property
for bim the other day at an advance of
and to a Hock Island citizen at
It ia such firma as Koester & Martin
that develop a city, that proclaim ita ad
Taaiai;e ana opporiunies Tnis was
aurely amply shown In the last men.
Te firm has its own handsome office
building at 1815 Second avenue aB here
tofore noted, in which, by the way, there
are yet some nanasme office rooms for
rent on the second flenr.
A Tem-h Silver Scheme.
Brhsrels, Dec. 14. Foville, a French
delegate to the international monetary con-
lereuce, nag submitted a proposal to the
oonlerence to the effect that warrants shall
be toned against deposits of silver on the
sums system as that which prevails
In Glasgow, Scotland, where war
rant are issued on depow
lt of piir iron, the warrants not to have
recognition a international currency, but
Imply to l-ar the statement that they are
good for the weight of silver specified.
Jones of Nevada spoke two hours on bi
BieUUwm yesterday and received close at
tention. The Weather tVe May Expect.
Washixgtok. Dec.H.-The followlnf are
tn weather indications for twenty-four
ho5r?. mM, p- ra' yesterday: For Indiana
ani Illinois-Licht unow in northern portions,
followed bv clearing weather, northwesterly
tads; elightly colder. For Michigan and
Wisconsin Snow: winds backing to north
wasterly; slightly colder. For Iowa Fair
Weather northweateriy winds; falling tem-
The merit of Hood's Sarsaparilla ia
proven by the many wonderful cures it is
accomplishing. It is just the medicine
OR PR IP
TO THE SILENT CITY.
Fnneral of Manuel ltowlhy The l.ato Mr.
Daly Laid to Rest Obsequies of Matthew
The funeral of Manuel Bowibv whs
eld from his late home in tbe Star
block at 10 o'clock this morning, R -v. J.
H. Kerr, of the Central Presbyterian
church, officiating. It was Krelv at
tended, the remains being placed in 'he
vault in Chippianock cemeterv The
fc rowing were pall bearers- C C. Mc '
Intire, C. J Long, W. H Marshall. W.
Kerr, T. E. Schird'.er and John Fl-ni-At
9 o'clock this morning, frcm the
hime on Twenty-first street to t't.
Jistph's Catholic church occurred the
funeral of the Ute Mrs. Margaret Daly,
R v. Father Mackin ( ffictating. It wai
a tended by a large number of friends
of the deceased, the remains being kid
to rest in St. Mary's cemetery in D&ver--
p.rt The pal: bearers were all nephew
of the venerable old lady, being as fol
lews: William McEniry, Mitthew J.
VcEniry, Michael McEniry, John Mc-;
Eniry, William McEniry and Dennis
Tbe fuueral of the late Matthew Rem
it y occurred from her homt at 704
Fourth street at 2 o'clock yesterday
a:'u moon. Rev. C. E. Taylor of the
Fit st Biptist church officiating It was
q lite largely attended the interment he
ir g made in Chippianock cemetery.
The Kerriest Girl That's Ont
Ronnie meet B. sMe. the mul of Dundee."
ws no douU. lie kind or girl to agk, "Whv
are the wi.ii waves ?a ins -"or t.i put "a li :Ip
ra led flower" in your 1) niton hole. She wag so
full ,f vivacity, and : i nine; wi h rohuet ru-alth.
E t-ry girl iu the land cm jn-t a full of fe,
jtMt a w.li, and just mrry as she, since Pr.
ri;rce has placed bi ' Favorite Pnsrripimn"
within the reach of all. Youn ciilt in th ir
te -ns. i asii g the asc of pnbeity, find it a prctt
aid. Delicate, pale and sickly girls will 6ud this
awon'.crfui invijorator, and a su:c corre. live f r
all dorangcmeius an 1 wcaknc-cs ii.cidcnt to fp
Another Surprise Party
Oaim; t" the firc-ii hucces-s uf our stle
la t Salur.inj bid the sre.it number of
fiie clunks and tri nnie.l hnts we s:i:!
have on Land, we find that a large num
ber of Ihd'es of this city were urnh'r 'r
ifend on account of the soori time th-j
jojds vtre pltictd on sale, so we have de
eired to inaugurate anotl.rr croa cWr
iav sale to last three dis, Dec 15, 16 17.
Thursday afternoon, Friday and Srur
The great atirction will he:
First lot Cloaks, snme as offen d last
Sa urday at $15.43, will go this time t
fit. 43. remember, this includes your
choice of any cloak in the store Many of
thtm left are cloaks worth $30, $58 50
125. f 28 50. 130, $33, 857 50
Second lot. Choice or 150 garments,
shewn last Saturday at $7.93, this sile
f j; H 3.
Third lot. Choice of about S5 ''flies',
mi.-sea' and children's cloaks. Ka'tir lay
sMe $ 3 33. this time they go at $2.33.
I'ourth lot Black cony capes, 32-in
Ion from $2 50 to $9 23
I'iflh lo- 75 hUck eoony muffs. $1 25
qu- lity, go at 53c.
i:xHi t!y one half on nailincry, wl:i be
the rule on these three days.
I'.uy where your monev goes the
farthest. J. J Di'sham,
2 19 Brady street.
Weidnrt HofT, a Hollander livina near
Antiyo, Wis., bus liven arrested charged
wit'i trying to puisun Peter Vo.lM-ek and
.vile and Mrs. Voslieck's brother.
J times G. Faran. one of the former pro
prietors oi tue Cincinnati r-nqmrer, is dead,
agexj i years.
Uiorge Taylor, the ex-convict released
front the prison at Jackson. Mich., on Dec
1, hits been fully identified as the murderer
or J ary Cmieley, of Ailes, who was killed
uec. at ner nonie.
Ti e will of William G. Hunt, which has
been filed at, Xew York, disposes of an es
tate vainert at .i,non.noo, the bulk of which
goes to Mane Hunt Storey. Edward J
Hunt, and the fourchildren of his deceased
Cliarles Fox, a prominent Waukegan,
xus., mercuant, nas committed suicide
Insa lity due to sickness was the cause.
Susan B. Anthony has been appointed
man w?er of the New York State Indus
Ar.hur Wiulltneau, the Frenchman who
start xl to fast fifty davs in Cleveland. O.
for the benefit of science, forsook the task
on at count of lack of interest on the nart
oi in ; puniic.
1 . - - '
luimwi mat .tames ti. lil;nne w;us
likely to IxTome a Roman Catholic is "ofG
Ob tuary: At Buffalo, Herbert A. Bird-
sail, I). D. S. At Mankato. Minn n,il
B. F. Smith, nti-d 8. At sea. on board the
KaisiT V llli.'ini II, AtiKiisttin L. Traeger,
meiew iiaven snanisiiooter. At New Or
T f , 1 1
'cour, urnrrai rienry iiray, iormerly a
member of tbe Confederate conirress. aired
71. At Ames. Ia., Colonel Charles Whitta
ker. At Beatrice, Neb., James L. Avros,
aged 2. At Manchester, N. H., Andrew
w. j-'ii acj.
Cleveland's plurality in West Tinrlnia ia
-nj,VOiai vow oi iWJ.SBa.
Teste and Approved-L M. Littig. Esq.,
Pres't MrineNat'l ank, Baltimore, Md..
says: "I have used Salvation Oil and
find it an excellent remedy for neuralgia.
Keep it in vour family."
! W intend to close out our tntire busi
' nets aud will sell our Btocc below cost l
, close out duri' g the next ninety days.
: This affords an unexampled opportunity
j tor lovers of tine art to purchase fine art
I goods, etc , at gret bargains.
HrjEBiNGER s Art Gallery,
119 West Second St.
EDISON PHONfMiRA PUS FORSAI.K.
Agents and eanyasscrs wanted in every town.
! in thia state to sell oar goods. Address for par
ticulars Tng NORTH AMKKK AN PUONOGRAFII CO .
pHR daily argus dbliverbd at youh
a. door every evening for Hc per week.
POR SALE A 8QVAKK P.'ANO AS GOOD At
j. new, oy sir'. Kail-. s 1 n -tn-et.
WASTED-THREE '"R FOUR ROOvIS SUIT
ahlc for light hone .ecpin e't"i"r npstalrc
ir iittwa. Adlin'M C ir J OI Ji E RQ1'S.
17 ANTED T
K"NT A HOIISK OS NIN'F.
teentn. ! w th or Taer.lr-f rsr ,l'rl. in.t
soirnor Scvout i av uu i Ps .-si'n wanted b"
K h 1-t. A pi; h oi.u r, -.i't ploc ci n to I), care
V ANTE ET A P -1 fIO AS 'OOK OR (AS
general house pir , by one who ir willlns to
work f .r her bourd an i the i rtvilege of p.acticii K
mnsic Addren M . L ihic nfnee
-TO J1S PER DAY AT HuME, SELI ING
J . Lihtnint- Plater . ai d rlatini: jewclrv.
watches, table -ar Ac.
P ate? the finest of jew
e. -v eo-i a r
mm f.r metal, wi'h cold.
' e.icKe;. oxtw-iicr.ee
Kverv Nj.so ra- -wis iicerfnc ulatinc
1. X. 1-I No '.'O. o UTnoas
Durtis Opera House,
' OA YEN FORT,
'f'V.t ': Vrfoi niHi.oes Two
SUNDAY DECEMBER 18111.
The 1 ri1:; itit rominc acicr
MIL 1 J1K1) 1 ELTON
And hi? superb L mpany in a Magnlficoni S; c
Tacnlar Prouiictiou of the new
An ent rely New '-H,iiiHt ic Version of D.imi
Immereely Popular flay.
MABVFL0U3 KfCHANICAT. EFFKCfS!
lEB'LLl.' G tENSATlOXS!
THOROUGHLY COMPETENT CAST,
Swc'a' attention is called to the georceiu
rLU 11 -'ALAv'E. A ncni' coiriwfea entirely
of the Finest Plush, and n ad" express y for th
company by Gamier C'adcanx, of Parin at an
actual ornt of fJotiOM) No advance in price.
Sea a seenred at the pera House. $1.00. TS. 50
find 35 cent. ladies bctt reserved eat 50c. to
J- E- Montrose. Xaraeer
Tuesday Evening, Dec. 20.
A Fairy Spectacular Op retta in i art. art ng
ed by Miss Helen Tripp, D'rertor, CLtitied
For the benefit of the North street
M. K. church.
General admission 35 cents, Chil.ir u S-V.
Heperved feats 50c.
GRIFFIN & KEATING,
No. 1712 First Ave.,
Rook Island, III,
Practical : : :
Gas Fitting and General Jobbing.
Telpbooe connection f.
Which we have heretofore sold from $1650
This lot, although small quantities, and the sizes being somewhat broken, is positively the best val
ues ever offered this season-nothing to compare with them anywhere-not a coat in the outfit but
, w01 a"a nas Deen selling at $16.50 and
pick at $12.90; first come, first served. They'll
don't miss it.
Best Equipped Clothing and Shce Hov; in Rock Island County. 1729 2d ave., 116 to 122 19th st.
THE RIVERSIDE OAK
willkirp firp.all nisht with vft cal;
will not i;ks or tm-'ke; iie.ivy s'-tl hodv;
l.ire as-h i an C':l ;in-l examine this
wondoiful mI' Vi.1 su;ii ' v
New styles oi
d. roy mm
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
AlwayR on hand the finest brands of do:retic
mnd imported el? All brands o tobacco.
The icorc of all ihe ball games wf received
L. GLOQKHOFP, Prop.,
1808 Second Avenne.
.,, jis iirm
A Magnificent rine ofPine
We want to close out every
cloak irj stock by January
let. To make it an induce
ment for you to buy now
wt will abduct from the
prife tjf t-veiy cloak
10 Per Cent.
That means that you will
buy a $ 10 cloak for $9, a
$12 50 for $11.25, a $20 for
$18, and right through the
line in proportion. This
discount applies to all
cloaks except plnshes,
Are surprised to find
so many nice Christ
Our stock of Holi
is now complete.
to $19.50 we shall place on sale this morning at
some ot them are good value at SlSOU, take yow
be a pleasing surprise; it's a splendid opportunity;
D VI 3 U W
Vvffiud tliat we
many drees t
knife gora in
iot lRobes in f
iicuo ana other
ot any robe
Lot 2-30 8SinWr0ip.
I ot 3 35 iu wool j,a;
Lot 452 ia wo;. I mij
4 or ; yds
Smoking Jae! etf,
i (Ton Is
"! tht.' ni
a hi I
ll I Storm G
Ye good frienJI
are still in the U
LLOYD & STEWART Lead the TradJ
Special Holiday Slipper Sale.
We have the Largest Line of Holidat Suppers
ever opened in this city. Look at the pric-: 49c.
69c, 78c, 89c, 98c, $1.29 and $1.48. It will pay you
to lay in a year's supply during this sale, and to
make it a Holiday advertisement we will give to
every pure aser of a pair of shoes a beautiful boe
let of the Presidents of the United States.
FAMOUS SHOE STORE,
108 W. 3d near Brady Davenport, Ioid
G-. L. WYNE3 & CO
onlv 5-r? Crarr ot Twer, VnrA
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