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TH E AttUUb. TUI 'KSJJA Y. OECEMiiEJt 22, 1892.
Both tlie method and results when
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing to the taste, and acta
candy yet promptly on the Kidnovs
liver and Bowels, cleanses tie bvb-.'
torn caecmaujr, uispeia coioa, neacl
achna and fevers and cnres habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs ia the
only remedy of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the tasta and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Figs is for sale in 50c
and $1 bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
w iohes to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAH FSAMCtSOO. CMC
UM1SVIUE, XT. Uw YORK, N.1.
J. g. REIDY.
T. B. KI11DY.
THK LTRAI TSQ
Eiy, seil Mid BiamRc property on cr.mmia Ion
im money, ro lect rents aleo carry line of first
wit m-urance companies, bnil'icg 1 ts 'or
Ataiu ail -bed ffjrent additions. Choice rewd. nee
i-ufri) .nl partr of t .c c ty.
kuii 4. !i:rh-!l A Lyode building, ground
i jot. Ui rtir i.f y, iichuli & Lyude hank.
Have you called at
If not, you had better, for
you will find lots of Silver
and Gold Novelties as well
as a large assortment of
the latest in Fine Jewelry,
H. D. FOLSOM.
-ALL KINDS OT
Cast IroD Wort
Sons. A specialty of fundable ai. kloc
of BtOTea with CasticgB a S eent
4 MACHINE SHOP
been added wuere all clsdii of mact:r.
work will he done flnt-claas.
KINTH 8T. A!Sil" 7th flVK
W. B.GBIFFIW ,
GRIFFIN & KEATING,
No. 1712 Firet Ave.,
Rook Island, III.
PaaonoAL : : :
Gas Fitting and Goeial Jobbing,
A TRI-CITY CLUB.
As Enterprise for Newspaper
Workers S uggested.
A PRESS ORGANIZATION PROPOSED.
Let the Pencil Pushers of Bock Inland, Mo
Ilne and Davenport Form a Society for
Social and rrofe.sh i.al Beneflt-Advan-
jVires to Come There from .
jcargo a suggestion was
mnde by one ot our Lew spa per f needs
rroea the river, that a Tri-flitr
uiut. be organised and tbe scribes of the
'tine cults loin issues the same aa In
o hir cities. The prestige that such a
ciub should have would be most ortif v.
ing no d mot, and oring about manv
Unit's to the betterment of all ronprnkft
Iii DtB Moines and in fact all oe ol towns
like we have here tbe newspaper writers
re organized and wi h excellent results.
It is to be hoped that such a movement
will be carried to a successful determina
tton in these cilUs Will our friendly
neighbors join hands in the orjrauiaLs of
'P.r'i - t . ...
.ii-v,i.j trrsb c;uo; uavenport
A Commendable Idea,
The idea is one winch the Argcs has
suggested in Tears past and one to
which it cheerful y contributes its
most heart; endorsement now. There
hive been organizuions and orsraniaas
tions. Toilers of various crafts have
o-giuaed for mutual" benefit, so hare
profesfional men of various callings We
have tri-city travelers andtri-ciiy trades -
mi a tf all sorts, tri-city printers and tri-
city painters, tri-citj plasterers and tri
er y plumbers, tri-citj preachers and tri-
citj practitioners, why not hive tri-city
Why fot Have a Press Club?
But to all origan f.tlons there must be
an iuitiative, a beginning. In order to
further tbe most worthy end suggested.
and liock Island beicg the most central
of the three cities, the Argcs suggests a
meeting of representatives of tbe various
newspapers of the tri-tiiies at tbe Ahgcb
office on Saturday ev nine, Deo. Si, New
Year's eve. A rough estimate places tbe
number of newspaper toiler iu the three
cities at 60. Tbe beincicg f the new
y-r ,B a most tip fortune occasion to
'nnuiftirat - he press t:lub movement. Tint
Argcs therefore vropises the preliminary
mreiicg on New Yrai's eve at the pi are
nursed, fixing the boi r at 6:30, in order
'hit tbe representatives of the morning
i aners may attend without itconveu
ence. What say e. brethren of tbe
W B. Le-ivitt's tpeciucular icrcd ir
tun. "Stiller an l Pl." is tabs presented
' Hsrper's theatre Sa'urdey cveniaK.
Ti.e attraction i- t he of tbe best on the
roan, ani is ponressed of tre must elabo
rate soenio i fleets. It is f'ee frim oh
j -ctionable fi n ures of any kind and wil
no doubt puck the house at Harper's
ihentre S -tutdav tilit.
Tne Montreal Herull says: "The Mid
night Alum is a ru -lodrHm of more
tnan ordinary ability. Tbe way in
which people stood up and cheered tbe
company was a ctiutlon, and seldom
have such words of praise been given
The scenery is excellent and tbe 8' age
properties are away ie advance of the
majority of such productions. The play
Is a great go " Tbe taanagment of tbe
Burtis announce the "Midnight Alarm''
for next tiundav. inatiore and nitfhL
Congrcumi n Cable.
CorRressmau Ben T. Cable arrived
from the east this morning and registered
at. the Harper. Be ia spending the day
in the ci'y. To an Anaus representative
wbo afted him as to the prospects of an
exra sergion of congress after March 4,
Mr. Cable said there as little talk of an
extra session in Wash ngton now. After
the bo'.iday recess be thought the propo
sitioa miihl be diseased again. 'As it
is." said Mr. Cable. "I hardly think there
wil be an extra aess on before Oct. 1,
next year, which would amoant practic
ally to tbe calling of congress to months
la advance of its appointed time for sit
ting." Mr. Cable returns to Washington to
nKbt, reaching boms in time for Curist
Live- of others of. remind as
Harried life may be mblime.
Wo trust to ba forgiY.u Ibis P' rody oi unea
from Lonfe low's Immor al "Psalm of Life."
Husbands hu are wlnt tnd tbooybtfal, know
taut tbe bapp ness of tbe borne d peias largely
on tbe i eslib of the mMMi of tbebooe. Mi ny
are tne tarka which da !y e nfront her. How can
a woman con end ainst Jie ti la sand worries
of i ousekeeping, tf she be snfferlng from ibose
distreselug 1. r. g arlties, all ents and weak
nesses j ecalisr to ber rex? Dr. Pierce's FsTortte
irescrlptioo la a i-pi ciflc fo- theaa disorders. Ik
only r m d, sold by drcgjffte, uaa. r a posiure
guar niee from tbe manafuctorers. SausfectioB
guaramerd In every case or money refund. ed.
tee primed una-anteeon botle-wrapper.
At Tmhsbo Suns.
At Treman & Sons'. 1701 Third avenue,
vou co gel tbe following:
G me. Poultry,
aialtanl Ducks, Chickens,
V tiison. Du :,
Lake fisb of all kinds, oyeUrs in can
nn bulk, shell oysters and clams in
HoUday Kze araioo.
On Dec. 24, 25. 26 d 31 and Jan. 1
-.ml g, the C. It. I. & P. will se l excur-
on nckeis to all points witbin a radioua
it 200 on en, good to return up to and
im luiiir g Jan. 8, at the rate of a fare and
third for the round tr p.
THE Y- M-c- A- building:
Contraets Let This Bfornlnr for Complet-
s The rig-ar and 8aewesftl14
Tbe building comm;ltee of the Y.M.C.
A. at a meeting held this morning, let nil
tbe contracts for flnbhirg the building.
The awards were as followt: Compet
ing the building, John Volk & Co ; steam
heating, M. Yerburv; plumbing and gas
fi-ting, M. Yetburj; tlectric wiring.
Brush Electric Co.- The bids were as fol-
CoUirsBros ...$9.41 Floor deaf nlrg extra .$400
John Vela A Co. 8.U00 Floor deafening xtra.. 25j
Blake & Bnrke I,!M
I'avis A o 2.I4S
Bak. r A Bousma T S.s!00
M.Yerbury in 7
PLliaSlKO AND OAS flTTINQ.
Davis ft 'o SO X) 00
B ake Ba.-ke 7 in)
M. Yeibury 775 ou
PLI MBINO OSLT. "
Baker A Honsmnn SS3 73
Brush Electric 1 1 hi k 200 00
v 1111am o. J os.i u, per . amp 8 40
Tbe delay in leiimg contracis has been
unavoidable, as the com mi tee have had
to revise tbe specifications several times
since completing the canvass, to brim?
them within the amouut secured. Tbe
contract as finally awarded Volk & Co. is
for $7,22? ; , -
Tne letting of contracts makes all sub
scriptions now due and payable, and it is
hoped that remittances will be promptly
made to B. MeK wn, treasurer of the
ine state noara or agriculture at
Springfield has tabulated the repor s 00
corn received Dec. 1 from nearly 600 cor
respondents, representing every section
of the state, and the result is given here
umng to umayoranie weather a
plantmg time the area of corn in 1893
is the smallest rrported in 25 yeara.
being but 5 183 483 aires, ot which
2.700.4Q2 acres is in the northern
grand division of the n'ofo. 1.834
01 10 tne central, and 653 3V9 in tbe
southern division. la nonneru Illinois
the average yield per tcre was 25 bush
els, 23 bushels in the central and 27 bush
els la the southern division, an average
for ibe stnte ot 20 busbel per acre.
1 De wai corn producx motnt to
137.540 235 bushels, or 80 541.765 hush
els less ibaa tbe crop of 1891 I bis was
ditribue'1 as follows: In northern IHi
nois. 78 4"? C79 bushel?: in the central
divisioo, 51582 115 huohels, and in
southern Illinois, 17 6(10 491 bushels
GiDg to the inferioi quilily of the
grain but 84 per cent as compared wt'h
an average, the ruling price of 85
em's per bushel is lower thin ob'aitel
f r the two ccira past, and trie total value
O the orop, if sot-' at thi nrife on Dec
1. would be but $43 913 34 'he suiiIIpsi
c ra cioo in vl s.n h 1873 In the
northern d Vion of ih staie the value
w s $24 f-94 655: In the cemral divi-i.m
917 487 (SttO.ibd in the southern division
fS 551 5.9.
11 e qutitty r tne corn tns season is
much blrw an average, particularly in
central Illinois, where ' uc one county
B own, repor's it as 100. and tbeu iilitv
of tbe whole division is but 77 per centot
In the northern division of tbe sta e the
quality is reported at 88 per cent of an
verge, and in southern Illinois at 83 per
Be Got tbe Turkey,
lady canvasser, wbo was in the city
just before election, while i a store on
S'cond uvenue entered into a wager wi h
tbe proprietor, wbo is an ardent republi
can, which provided that if the populists
carried one southern state that gentle-
man Should send tbe ladv a hook, and if
tbe new partv fai ed to do so she was to
send bim a turkey. A few weeks ago
tbe merchant wrote tse lady, reminding
her of the '.uikey matter, and yesterday
be received a fine 18-poutul turkey, ac
companicd by a pleasant little note, in
tbe course of which the writer sajs. after
aiscussine poinicK, boi. reiernng to tne
I said my turkev would never!
gobble in your yard for I mean to bebead
him before Bending. I shall strip every
feather from bis body, not even leaving a
pin feather I shall strip bim of all h s
internal machinery so be will be in keep
ing with your partv dead for all time.
My wish is that be n.ay pr. v--. tonibB'imr
and be remem ered long f er we elect
our reform candidate in 1896 "
That election bird will im the biggest
part of a Chricmas dinner this year.
A PainTal Accident.
Mrs. H. Keiit. reaidng on Elm
Street, slipped while crossing Second
avenut at Eighteenth street this after
noon and was stepped n ny one of ite
horses attached to W. B. Fer u- n's
sleigh, which was passing j 18; at tb'
time. Tne horre i-trnck the lady on
the left ankle, causing her considerable
pain. 8ne was token to her home on
E m street, and though suS ring son e
what from the fr gbt she received is not
thought to he roulf injured.
To Prevent the orip
Or any other uruil-r ep.dt mic, tbe bIooi
and tbe whole stsiem shcuitl be kept in
healthy condition. If jou feel worn out
or have "ib.it tired feeling" in tbe mim
ing, do not be guil'y f 1 eglect. Give
immediate a' tent ton to yourself. Take
Hood's SatsapariiU t - give stn hg'.h, pur
ify the blood and prevent disease.
Hood's Pills cure liver ill, jiundlce,
billOUBDesi sifk headache, constipation.
Our lioys' and Children's
departs ent cfl! rs exceptional Values at
the present ttm". Any amount of fine
uits put on barga'n counters and reduod
folly J in price. 8sts in overcrauare
badly broken ana the prices reduced.
It pjB to trade at
tettlOX A MOSEHKELDKB.
FOUR WERE FILED.
New Salts Commenced La the Circuit Court
I 4y Afternoon.
Fosnults were b -.gun in the circuit
court last evening, the preliminary pa
pers being filed in 'he office of the clerk
of that court as follows:
McEnrry & McEuiry have filed a pre
cipe in the circuit clerk's office for a
$3,000 damage suit of Mr. Ella Bo'iz
atainst the city ot Rock Island. Her
claims for damages grow out of an ac
cident she tuet wiih in driving into a
trench 00 Elm street last October.
joenua v . Unuia nied a precipe for a
suit of tl 0UO against the village of An
dalusia in the circuit clerk's office and
another precipe for a damage suit for
20,000 against R E. Reede and John
D. Walton. Tbe suit grows out of
some legal proceedings there and is
brought through McEuiry & McEuiry.
A bill in chancery was filed in tbe of
fice of the circuit clerk to set aside the
will of tbe late John A. Boyer on the
tmunQ tnnt be was "not 01 sound and
disposing mind and memory" when he
made the will. Tbe complainants are
three brothers and other heirs at law, and
the several legatees of the will are made
defendants. Tbe complainants are rep
resented by Toole & Wallace, of Helena,
Mont., and J. T. Kenwonby, of this
Choice trees at George Browner & Co.
A nice display of candy at George
Btowner & Co.
Cyrus D r, Jr.. is home from school
tor tbe t-Olidays.
No chemicals used at the Moline Elec
tric laundry. Try tbem.
Hon. William Payne, the Zumaite,
was in Rock Island today.
Qforge Browner & Co. have a nice dis
play for Christmas dinner.
George D Moore, ot Port Byron, was
in tbe city tod-.y 00 buoiness.
George Browner has some choice meat
and game for Christmas dinner
Tomorrow niuht at Armory hall occurs
the Matthew Remley benefit ball.
Fred Denkmann lift last night for
Kansas Cny on a short business thy
Mtss Millie Schmidt, who is attending
the Scred H-art Seminary ai Omaha, is
home to spend the holiday vacation
Tbe Hennepin Canal club gives its first
grand masquerade at Wiggins ball, Dnv
eniiort. on Wednesday evening Dec 28
Tbe pupils of St. Jo-epb's school are
giving a literary entertainment this after
noon In h inor of tae hiriud-y of rtev,
Father Micfcin. of Si Joseph's churcn
V tne oreaatng or one or me rutin
Tulle, wire. ue power on inn s reel,
car li in s gave .t la-t oiubt. giving
oatiSetigers aboui 20 minutes for telrcPh
The "Spider xnd Klv " its brilliant cos
tumes, girsfeuus ecen-ry farjtutio ac ei
series, most beiu iful Indies, terpsiuhor
e.,n wond- r ani clever vpecitlties, will
be seen here St urdy night.
rem Qoiunri win aiv nis mentis a
rate treat iu tbe way .f a luncU on
Christmas eve at 11 is pUce 00 Tmrd ave
nue. Turkey, osier. e'e, will be
serf id and all are iuvue.l to call.
Tin ferry Spencer oies hard, but she
will in a 1 probatnliiy bsve in give up tbe
vhost tdav. see bs mado no trips
einco morning and wi l be t ken back to
winter quarter? as soon a-: possible.
A large line of ftney stttiontry pre
pared especially for ibe Curislmas trtde.
jd-t received at EngsturyV. The m n
ufacturer will bV; to S'aod tbe los of
the delay a d it hs been marked very
low to close out.
Spidr-r and Flv" at Harper's theatre
8aturdy night is without doubt one of
tne erra est pectacular productions ever
in Ivxk Island. It is an attraction I t
d e as well as gentlemen, and nothing
win ne aone or 6aa 00 tne stage to of
fend the most fastidious
a. Tt -. . n , . . ..1
nere S(4,urrlft, niRBl. Xh piece
; has been improved in details; while re-
maining essentially the same as in f rmer
Bnason, and is now being given by a v. ry
e'ever company of especially select, d
anims. The scenic features are perfec
tion, and lb. : specialties are of the very
An interesting event was celebrUed at
t Mar? s rburch. Dtvenport yesterday,
atwt,jci-Rv Bishop Spalding, of Pro-
ra. Bishop Ryan, of Alton, Bishop Co
erove. uf Davenport. Dean Mackin. of
R-icn I-'and and a large gttbering of the
ctery wer as-emb'td to honor Father
Hi an on the tw-nlv-flt b anniversary of
his oMin-itio.i. It WaSnn impressive ser
They Ring For All! s
A Cheerful Call
To Christmas Bargains.
Never bo Good!
Never eo Cbeapl
Our beaaUrul dlply of beltday gift is opened
and ready. The newest ideas, the bests lections
h most as propria and desirable presents at
remember his splendid assortment ron'alns
the right thing for every person aid, middle aged
w e will please you. We will satisfy yon. W
will mret joar wants, be they I rge or small, with
tie most saitable preKents at the fairest prices.
C. C. TAYLOR.
You can save Time and Money by Trading with
J. Ramser & 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 opera glasses, gold spectacles, eye glasses,
fine silver novelties, onyx clocks, souvenir spoons, carving
sets, small fancy clocks, Chatelaine watches, and our usual
large, line of watches, diamonds and fancy stone rings.
We have fitted up a special department for OPTICAL
GOODS; we are better prepared for correcting all errors of
refraction than any one in the three cities;
J. RAMSER & SON,
1827 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
IS THE PLACE
The Largest and best Line of Ladies and Men's Slip
pers ever shown in the three cities. We handle no
shoddy gooda. ' ': "
1818 Second ave., Harper House Block.
A Most Useful
For GrandfatherGrandmother, Father, Moth
0 er or any other relative or friend, is a fine
pair of Spectacles or Eyeglasses. We have
them in all kinds of frames, Gold, Silver,
Nickle, Steel and bronze. Call and see the
assortment and have your eyes tested free
T. H. THOMAS, Druggist.
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 this week receive ! an -mpoi
tation of French white china for decora
tion. ALBUMS Our line of Albums is
ahead of anything we bare
had in tbe past in style, and
lower in price. The- new
shapes are very desirable.
BIBLES We have a large line of
the celebrated Holmaa fam
ily bibles: Also his . serf
pronouncing teacher's edition.-
Call and examine these
and our Oxford and Bagster
FRAMES We are this year as hereto
fore making a special feature
of our framing department
and prices much lower.
Geo. H. Kingsbury,
1703 1705 Brnud Ave.. Rock Mand.Telet hone 1218.
402 Fifteenth street. Moline.
Propiietoror of tbe Brady street '
Ad k:ads of Cat Flowers eousttutlv on hand.
re a Hoives
o VW4 eartr of Oeatrt: oar. tne ar
TO BUY YQU 3-
. At ft 11 idtlHl) t.
Will soon be here. .
Prepare for It,
BY BUYING YOUE
Horses; dolls, ahoetkes. games,
sleds, dtum. toilet c.ses. jewel boxes,
shaving case.", manicures.
Smoking sets. J Ainums.
Jointed D lls. Kid Dolls,
Birquf Dolls, Rubber Dolla,
Iron Toys Tin Toys,
Wood Toys. Pewter Toys,
8lad Dishea. 8 Iver Ware,'
Ro ves. Forks, ' 1
and all tibcy goods in an endlesB vtiiety
t. we. -) itradv
tret. T. Teaport a,