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No New Developments in
Rock Island Strike.
r,ITY I) HAT.
th t Official aad the Striken Claim
t Gaining pround Tne MriKrra
OrcMlriiiK All Alongthe Line The Com
fMf Have No Trouble In , Handling
RutiPH-Kntllnh and American Eaglne
Kmrili J-ct-1 Railway Kolea.
The strike on the Rock Wand hs not
developed anything new during the past
week. The operators claim that the Rock
Lriu1 has an agent at Buffalo, N. Y.,
who a offering to hire operators at $90
or month and that the road is in hard
traits for men in the west. The com
pany's 'ffl:ials 8 'ill claim that the busi
n i being bandied with ease and that
the strike is over with so far as crippling
the roa ? "r"" "1 . Chief Rmiy 1
ill sai if -"i ml the rj ! i
biw heme i1i- r . a capuiri ivin r
place t over each district to see that no
misrepresentations are made to the strik
ing m-n. There is do in in .'c ir-so ct
of any new development
KnincH With Keoi'tU.
G'ciiilertile attention has been at
tracted by the record of the E- glish loco
ni'ttiTj, Cnarles Dickens, on the Lnndon
& Nirlhwestcrn railway published by the
Railway Apr. The encine was built aad
pu1. intf m-i v Feb 6 "SS2 ini ha up
to the present tiuie run 1 H79 492 miles
in 10 fears 6 months and 24 days, aver
a.ini; 105,393 roik-s e r year, or 8,783
Miles per month, or 369 miies each week
day whi! in service. Between Feb. 6,
1S82. tind Aug. 30, 1892, the engine has
completed 3 003 trips of each, be
sides 9i ertra trips. It runs week diys
00I7, and spent 212 days in repair shops
In comparison with ibis re. ord Illinois
Central engines Nn 23 25 nd 35. built
in 1853 had made 1.029 965 miles, 1.007.
793 miles and 1.0' 5.408 miles rrspertiyeiy
as to Dec. 12, 1885. or in about 32 vears
Ni. 25 -tvuraiied 32.000 miles per ycjr
for mat pernio, or less than one-third of
the annual averige ma;ie by the London
k North western eoeine. The?e Illinois
CvniTtl engines are lue ouiy cues of
which the Railway Age baa a record as
Prices correct nod styles 10
nafcia" 1.000 000 miles or over,
Around the DepotH.
Tbe K. 1. & V. pay cars went out over
the ayateui to day.
I. L Lockwood, local freight agent at
Chicago of tbe New York, Chicago & St.
Lou s. was visitor to the city d iritis: the
OpT.tor Orraistoa. who left his key in
the office at Etst, Moline when the strike
ii ordered, left last niyht for St. Paul,
where he expects to remain.
Excursion business on all tbe roads
into the city promwes to be rxception
ally good during the holidays. All the
roads in tbe city are ffe,-irg a rte of one
and a third far" for tbe round trip
within a radius of 200 miles.
Freight and passeueer bunineis is good
on all the roads and is increasing ni;ht
Delegate Harvey, tf 0;;h1k m his in
troduced a bill in ttie house granting
t the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
railroad company the right of wy through
Ue Indian territory.
Brakeman Stover, of tbe C..M & P.,
is buck on his run again, after a tempor
ary absence of a couple of wei ks
Organiser McCtibe :f the O R. T.
was in Rock Island in ccnu!iaii m uiui
the operators who are out. here and is
confident that they wi'l yet win the
Superintendent of Consirucion W K
McFariin nf the C, R.I. & P. visited
the city yesterday looking after the com
pane's interests uere.
P. P. Murray wan in the city yesterday
looking after tbe passenger business of
tbe Michigan Central which company
he represents in the capa ity of travel
ing (jasnenger agent .
Division Agent H. D. Mack of the
O. B & Q. whs down tbe St. Louis
division on business jepterd ay.
H. S. Oiles, who represents tbe pas
senger department of tbe Lake Shore
and Michigan Sou'hern was in Rocs
Inland yesterday on husin ss
Fr d Copp of the C. B. & Q. tir-.ket
odioe left this afternoon for Gale-burg,
wher- he will spend Sunlay visiting
Jatuea Mell-La, an old R.icU. Island
boy, who ' now in the tmr loy of the
C, K. I. & P , has been visiting friends
anfl relatives her.- during tbe past week.
Root B mkwalter, traveling pansrnger
agent of tbe (Juicseo & Eistern Illinois,
was d ing the three cnif-e during the past
few days in the interests of hi com
pany. C H. Bi;dingfleld. formerly a brake
atao running ou lue C , B & Q , between
this city and Chicago, and w It known to
many here died at hU borne in Shabbona,
111., yesterday of typhoid fever He
had been sickonly a short line and leaves
a widow to mourn bis loss.
Nothing definite has yet been heard
from the Rock Island as to the putting
n of bridge trains when lue Rock Island
bridge is closed for travel. It is under
stood that the trains last winter did n"t
yield the company any great revpDue, hut
It is to be hoped they will be put on
again when the bridge is being repaired.
Amotd's gift on sixth page.
Windsor ties at tbe Columbia.
Gi with tbe crowd to the Columbia.
Far caps and muffs at Bennett's glove
S :al gloves and bats at Bennett'a glove
Grand bail of tbe plow shop boys to
Prices lower than tbe lowest at the
Children's solid gold rings from 25 cents
up at the Columbia.
Bead Arnold a Chns'.tnas gift on the
sixth page of this page.
Car line of bed room sets beats them
all. O C. Huckstaedt.
iiaite your wire a present 01 a nice
par-or suite each as Clemann & Salemann
Selling out at cost at Huebinger Bros.,
219 West Second street, Davenport. Buy
bei ire tne rusb .
cpoans, spoons, spoons, more spoons
at Will It. Johcsons than any other
piico in 'he cit ,
ri'rae-.ning suitaBic lor unniMtu s !l.s
in 1 he way of gloves and furs at Bun
nell s glove store.
M- j"rO W Hnwcs hrnd cierli of the
M'lderu W.H.Haien, is ii .ioe f -ooi Falli.n
to t.en J buutiay .
They can talk about their line of side
boards, out if you wart to see a nice line
got) O.O. Huckstrtu.h's
Huebinger Broa ', bavcoport. htj seii-
inji out at cost abd below. Select a beau
tif ul picture f r a holiday gift.
1 c ....
wecre ct 1,0., as is ineir custom, ar" ou
nu one 01 me ricnest and tnoul arLisiir.
calendars for the coming se.s n
See onr elegtnt lire of sideboards and
d'Liug room tables before purchasing
els iwdere Clemann & Salzmann.
Don't fail to see Will R. Johnson',
linjof watobes before making up your
mud what you will give him or her.
There is nothing prettier or more ac
ceptable for Christmas, than a well se
lected picture. See Apams' Art store.
The Columbia is selling Christmas
caids cheaper tban any store in tbe city .
Cad and see their beautiful assortment.
K. P. Haobard, of Taylor Ridge, was
in the eity yesurday, visiting with bis
brother. Deputy County Clerk Hubbard.
Visit C. A. Meck'a furniture and car
pet emporium for holiday goods. Easy
payments. 32 i Brady street, Davenport.
J. L. Wynes & Co.. 108 West Third
street, ar (.bowing an eiegant display
of holiday a ipptr. Call and see them.
High chairs, children's rockers, plush
cbtdrs, easy chairs, easy payments.
Meek, 322 Broadway street, Davenport.
Car fare or ferryage free to purchasers
of furniture, carpets, stoves, etc Easy
payments. Meek. 328 Brady street,
If you want to see something nice for
Christmas look in Will R Johnson's east
window and see those hand-painted
china cups, etc.
A pair of gloves, a muffler, a satchel, or
a nice line of gentlemen's night robes are
very appropriate for gifts and M. & K.
are showing a very choice line.
Christmas H one week from tomorrow.
giv ny jou oiiiy six more days to aelec
yot r presents. Get your best girl a fine
ri'cHer or dfsk al G. O Hnckstaedt's. !
iy one haviug pic'urcs to frame
wil find it to their inier:-t l see the
lare etock of new mouldings iiiBt re
ceived at tbe Adams Wall Paper Co.'s.
Citmann & Salzinann will place on
salt Monday morning a line of combin
ation booh cases, quartered oak, French
bev;led mirror, at flS.S1? while thev
8 me beautiful Christmas novelties in
Japineso goods at Fluke's. 317 Brady
stre-t. Diyenport. Lirges display of
thee 3 goods ever shown in the three
Useful Christmas presents for men and
boy h, in great variety at W. a. Cam-
cror. & Sons.hattcrs and men's furnishing
goods, 224 and 226 Brady street, Dav
T:ie Aur;ustana students have begun
goirg borne to spend tbe holidays.
Nea.ly every train going out of the city
carr eg a number of tbem, goiug home to!
visit with friends.
C.ir fare or f erryage free until Janu
ary 1 to purchasers of lamps, clocks,
rugt, albums, silverware, tables, chairs,
bcdioom and parlor suits. Easy pay -meets.
Meek, 822 Brady street, Dav
A suggestion. What would make a
nice ChriBtmas present? A bedroom
suit, an ensy chair, a bid't: :' ilck, a
center table, a dining table, a sideboard,
a souvenir stand, and buy it at Cicmann
Taey are up with the times on pic
tures at tbe Adams Art store. It ia in-tere-tint;
to li k over their large selec
tion of remarkable and artistic proof
etchings, also pastels,' water colors and
lark Commissioner Jackson received
todty by exorss from Cb'car" a box of
pUnts and flower seeds fur next season's
use in Spencer qure, a prebeni from
Charles J Strom bach, head florist of
Permit M. & K. to offer a few sug
gestions: In making Christmas presents
Bon ething useful is always appreciated,
for tbat reason we beg to call attention to
our line of boys' suits, overcoats, under
wee r. white and colored shirts, shoes and
Tbe sale of pictures at the Adams
Art store wilt- continue until Christmas,
but they are desirous that customers
will make selections as early- as con
venient, and thus enable them to com
plete their orders for frames in ample
Charles HanBgen, tbe well known
Twentieth street grocer, has disposed
of his business to Chatles A. Buncher,
and the latter will take pos-estion Jan.
1. Mr. Hanseen is one of Rock Isl
and's oldest retail merchants, having
been in the grocery banness 25 years.
Mr. Buncher, the new proprietor, who
has been in Mr. Hansgen's employ a
number of years, is well known through
out the ctty, and being a young man of
obliging disposition and thorough ability,
will no doubt meet with abundant sue
We still have a complete assortment
of furs of all kinds on hand. Hun
dreds of serviceable Christmas gifts, of
fered at manufacturer' prie-s
J. Richtrr, Furrier,
219 221 W. Scd S.
New l'lrm New Store! w ;ond:
Wiliiaiii Ni-p'i & Son i l onen their
grocery stor.- in tie new building ust
erected on the corner of Twprttv-ibird
BUiit 1 nd Fifth iwmip, of. M,7irUv
m 'r'i. c I'-f. iSi a fn'i '.,ru of
bia!. .ti Ja-vj- r.-iv.in. E.vijihiat;
Dew and fresh F..o....;Us9 goods at
roneinable prices A share of public
J. E. Montrose. Mwisrer.
THE RIVER -IDE OAK
w.il !.-:; fi:-w a.l "'o'- l'h "
iiu. .-s or srn ke; heavy steel body,
lare s?h Call and examine this
rr-rtfPT? ;i ' - v '-n v
We want to close oat every
cloak in stock by January
let. To make it an induce
ment for you to buy now
we) will deduct from the
price of t-vy cloak
10 Per Cent.
Thst means that yon will
buy a $10 cloak for $9. a
nt50 or 11.25 a $20 for
$!8, a"d right through 'he
line in propirtion.
discount pppiies to
cloaks except plushep,
W find that we have
uia,.y .aress gooda
iiue gops in
Tint 1 T?rkV,oa
b uiiu oiner f.
desirab'e eood-i, your ch
of any robs
$ 6 00.
L-jt 2 -36 38 in wool pla
Lot 335 in wool plaids
Lot 4 52 in wool niij u
4 or f yds
Ladies' and children's hoKdav nntim-n.
Hie r -ujor.s, uioi wuj
n. x t j a .
With it world of fe .tur ' w ia vcry fcruc
the wo-Ki i ii,
ATRClT MAJEj-TIC rRdDI CTiOV.
Thfi niafrnificcut scenery
l ne gorgeous cot-tnmes
'J he dwzzlirc a mora
, Tbe henoliful hall : e
The Enroncan i cialtics
Th srtiFiic coniiany
Attended hy the elite of eiTy city. Pnsiticly no
ot jer tionahle featcreo.
Bny scats sow and aroid the timi, :hat in hniio'l
Entire lower floor f 1 .00.
First three row, l.n'o'ipy TV.
Burtis Opera House,
Twc Perform ancfts Two
SUNDAY DECEMBER loth.
Tbe brilliant romatic actor
Mil. FHE1) FELTON
And his snperk C rapany in a Magnifloent Spee
tacalar Prodortlou of the new
An entirely New Dramatic Version of Duma's
Immensely Popnlar Flay.
MAEVKL0TJ8 MFOHAHICAT. EFFKCTS!
THB'LLl G SEHsaTlONS!
TFlOR' CGBLT COMPETENT CAST.
Spec al attention is called m the jrcorfieoas
PI.l; H JAL('E, a act dp eomi'O-eed entirely
of the Fine-t fluh, and made express y for tnm
enmiany by Garnier & C'nrtranx. of Tai at an
actual o. st of $M0 WJ No i.uvance m priot S.
!ea' sernred fit the pera Hon-.-. 51.K), 75, 50
and 25 cci;U. Indies beet ri'M-rved t-oat 5tc. to
J. E. Montrose, Manager.
Tuesday Evening Dec. 20.
A Firy Snectacnlar Operetta in fix acts, arr Bf
ed by Him Uelen Tripp, D'reotor, entitles
For the benefit of the N r:h street
M. K. church.
General admission 35 cents, Chlldr -n
Keeerved aeaw SOc
jNew styles of
D. ROY B0EBY1
1726 Second Ave.
'-Base Pall Headquarters.-
i i .... itftts;. lUfiViiTTi-ri
Are surprised to find
so many nice Christ
Smo&ing Jac'f etp.
i ue.i nie tna-1-
tiffords and .rices
Our stock of Holi
is now complete.
C H-trs and
Ye good frien:
are still in the
LLOYD & STEWART Lead the Trad
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Alwayw on v.ann the CnrM brardp or doTeetir.
and lmporud cicara. All brancia tobacco.
The score of all ine ball games wi'" received
L. GLOCKHOPP, Prop.,
1808 Second Avenne.
Special Holiday Slipper Sale.
have the Largest Liue of Holiday Slippers
ever oofned in this ciry. Look at th prices- 49c
69c, 78c, S9c, 9Sc, $1.29 and 1.4S. 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 pnic aser of a pair of shos a beautil ul bo ek
let of the Presidents of the United States.
FAMOUS SHOE STOh'E,
108 W. 3d near Brady Davenport. JowJ
Gk L. WYNES & CO
V U K M R H
Which we have heretofore sold from S16.ro to $19.50 we shall place on sale this morning at
This lot, although small quantities, and the sizes being somewhat broken, is positively the best val
ues ever ottered this season-nothing to compare with them anywhere-not a coat in the outfit but
T V io An u . "ecu veiling atit.u ana some ot them are good value at $mu, tawe yui
dick at $i2.vu: tirst come, first sprvH th
-it....' ' . w-.. iivr i a Livaoiiiii out uuot,ilo A OLlt.iv-nJ upp"
ccx x mice it kj k w r
vtvyii i tuioo It.
Best Equipped Clothing and Shoe H'oi hi Rock Island Countv. 1729 2d ave., 116 to 122 19th st.
limy rure iWn ,.i n-. - ,
Used in M'.'";.-. c c
Vests the Stir.n