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frith tlic rnptliod and results when
ifvrup f Figs ia taken; it is pleasant
iiui refreshing to the taste, and acts
p-mlv vet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the syg!
t,m c.lktunily, dispels colds, head
a,!irs and fevers and cures habitual
:, ;,tipalion. Syrup of Figs i3 the
jsly remedy of its kind ever pro
duced", pleasing to the taste and ac
KptaWo to the stomach, prompt in
t aitioa ami iruiy oenehcial in its
c-SItM, prepared only from the most
boalthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
vrnp of Figs is for sale in 50c
and $1 bottles by all leading drug
;ts. Any reliable druggist who
cay not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
i-b to try iu l)o not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
S4 V FRANCISCO, CAL.
LOUISVILLE. KY. NEW r0RKi N y
I. E KEIDY.
T. B. KBIDT.
THE LKAT IXQ
r :y. audiERuagR pro!c!:jr on ccmmisMon,
ir nmity, co'luct rents, also carry o lino of fret
:'! li-L' insurance companies, null ling lots fur
-1 - it. V.:hed Cerent addition. Choice residence
' r'v in ull lan of t'lo city.
I' 'ia 4. Vitrhell & Lynilc bnililirg. jrroun.1
it ri-i;r of Mitchell 4 Lyniip b.n!i.
Have you called at
hit lii fit -
1 OllUlfi si
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. F0LS0M.
GRIFFIN & KEATING,
No; 1712 First Ave.,
Rook Island, III,
Gas Fitting and General Jobbing.
At G. M. Loosleys,
1609 Second Averne.
Miss Mae Montrose Entertains
at the Harper.
WAS A BRILLIANT AFFAIR.
A I.arKe Number of Tri City Y0K reole
. - . .Hant KTenli,KMnlc,Ua:
una KetreshmentB A
liennion at til
Hull on llrst Ave-
One of the most elaborate affairs of the
k-.h-H season in the three citiea was the
dancing party given ry Miss Mae MonN
rosea the Harper last evening. The
enure tuildir.R was at he disposal of the
gut-su, ad the chartni ,g yoUDg hostess
was assisted in receiving by Mrs. W. C.
Orrurn, of Molinc, and foe Masses Lucia
Mackenzie and Anoa Huford. The spa
cious dining tall, the 1 adies' ordinary and
Vx? p-.rlors were all ar istiwlW adorned
with rbrvsantheraums. smilax and other
decorations suggestive of the Christmas
tide, and though sev, rl other events
were in progress ia the tri cities, it was
u.ii-e tamely attended. Clo's orchestra
furnished delightful misic for the occa
sion, the dancing taking place ia the din
ing hall. At 11 oolotk dainty refresh
ments wre served, aft. r which the danc
in K5s continued.
Choree P. Rimm. r f Chicago, whose
encasement with Miss Montrose has been
p-tyouyl? announced, was in attendance
last evening, and tonight they in company
wi:h others from tte city leave for Chica"
go to attend the openi jg of the Marquett
club's new building.
me lollowine; were in attendince
Messrs. and Mesdamcs
T. It Harper,
Ai ni Bufonl.
Ti lie DenkiuacQ,
( harli' Heiint rs,
Id'brrt Ka oton,
S encer Hobiison,
J. S. Gilraore, .
W. H. Marahull,
E . E . Morgan,
W 1M Mjers.
W lliam Et'leston,
(i. E. Bibcock.
II Hi Decker,
Ot orire V. Kimm,
(Je Tge V. i: e,
Cy. I'art, Jr.,
V M. Keck.
A l-'anilly l:euuioa.
Every Christmas th-: families of S. S.
Dull, J. E. Lirkin, John Ling. J. E
Davenport, William t chi. linger ar.d An
drew McConochie ho'd a family reunion,
it beirg held MiEda a', the hotz:e of S.
S. Hull, on First avenue. They alternate
th p'acc of mi eticg e tch year, which hn8
beer, kepi up for the vast IT yeiiis. At
tho llrst reunion there wire nice prefent
urd un futilny 0 'it down to tte sump
t i;3 ftttft tii'it hud 1 cen i rep'r-jd. A
remarkable f:ri in c -cntctitia with it is
tbi co mtrcber of the f tOiilj bts ever
ever been sick (;r ulisent nu a Chris:mas
'BRICK'S" BAD BREAK.
A Iliiek aud FoirOcci tmitH Almost to
the IJottom of the Uiver.
Four traveling met and a hackman
narrowiv esnopd drowniri" jast
eveninsj at S:00 on tte river. The ad
venturous driver wes "Brick" Monroe
He wsb the first hack nan to attempt to
cross the river and be had crossed four
times when the catt strophe happened
Several other hackmcn bad crossed the
river after Monroe hal yesterday and the
road was thought o be quite safe
"Brick," however, s'.arted to cross l3t
nmht with four travelers, going from this
side to Davenport. When he reached
the middle one of the horses slipped and
fell and the ice broke, and team and hack
bcean to go down. "IJ-ick"' leaped
a far as he could, alighting on
safe ice. Tne traveli rs were not slow,
ehher. They mued to make good
their escape, but no: without getting
pretty well soaked. The team and back
were for a time in iminent danger of
being lost, and but for timely assistance
they would have been. A few police
men and other cit'zers hurried to the
ECBDe as soon as they could after beig
apprised of the matter, and the horses
and back were gotten out. The animals
were thoroughly chilled and will col be
ia fit condition to drive for a day or two.
ITr'y Kaskedden, a 13-year uld lad
who tesides injthe lover part of the city,
was run in yesterday for filching a coat
from BcrigbboriEg wocdsbed. No one
appeared in bis beball at bis trial and be
was bound over in bonds of $100 to tbe
circuit court. The la 1 is not wholly re
sponsible perhaps, as the fact that no one
appeared f jrjhim shows that he receives
little attention at bonie. He states that
tbe home is not prtvided with enough
fuel to keep the familj warm.
Daniel Clifford, who attempted to steal
tbe coa'. from in frcntof theM.&K.
clothing house yesterday, was this morn
ing held in bon is of 200 for larteny and
sent to jil in default.
A Compliment ry Matinee.
The Amateur iluskal club of this city,
will give a ccmpliniettary maiinec at the
Stacdard Cub rooms at 3 o'clock Friday
afternoon, Dec. 30. All honorary mem
bers who have tot received their seascn
tickets i-hould come prr pared to purchase
thtm at tbe door, a) after this meeting
vacencies will be filled.
K32Mbs. J. R. Kim b Aii.,
Pres.'AmaK-ur Mus cat Club.
THE AliGUh, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 28,
rey Mare" hy the Frohman Comoi
j fst and Marguerite" Tonight
A fine audience greeted the first pre
entation in Rock Island last evening of
aniei rrohmun's Lyceum theatre suc
cess, "The Grey Mare " The entertain
ing comedy was .receled by Henry Ar
thur Jones, delightful one-act play, -A
Bed of Roses," in w hich the character of
Peter Vtllacott. a chronic, dyspeptic old
man, who is always tiking offense he
cause be imagines he is not having his
own way. but who. when given his way
at last, diesn'c want it all. and thus dis
covers life "A Bed of Roses," was admir
ably portrayed by John Findley. the oth
er characters being well sustained.
The merry comedy, "The Grey Mare."
by George R. Sims and Ce:il RUeigh,
was then put on wirh most excellent ef
fect. The pot from which springs a se
ries of amusing incidents and complica
tions daring whi h fun reigns fast and
furious, develops about an innocent little
fabrication toll for m-m wnement and
which concerns a ri (- . H r-r..y horse.
The cast is admirably provide ! fur; George
AUiioa Vir.c-nt Sternroy.!, Chsrles E.
Lathian and .Yliss-g Mjriau Girous and
Jennie K-nr.ark appear in the leading
The master piece of melodrama,
Faust and Mareutrite," unanimously
cocci ded to be the strongest drama ever
written, ard containing more ticking
situati. us, sen'a'ioual features ami novel
fleets than any pi iy pro'u.-ed in a cen
tury, is to be seen at Harper's the i're to
night, with John Griffith. hi ws for
years one of Tragedian Keene's leading
men in the role of "Mepbisto," and An
nie Burton as Marguerite.
Sidney R. Ellis will present for the
first time in Davenport bis scenic pro
duction of the great romantic play. "Nora
Machree," this evening. The scene of the
play is laid in Irelan 1, and tbe story is
told in a witty and delightful manner.
Songs, dances and choruses, bright spec
ialties and unique novelties purely char
acteristic of the Emerald Isle, are cleverly
introduced and blend most pleasingly
with the action of the play. Tne scenic
effects are an important feature; the
scenery, costumes and minor details are
not only accurate, but beautiful and pic
turesque. A most enjoyable perform
ance is promise.:, and one weU worthy of
TURN OVER A
How to Carry Out Tour New
"Say, boys, ain't you going ti 'lurn
over a new )jaf on New Year's day and
Hon chewing, drinking ami smoking?"
inc reply inv;r:aDlv 1?. 'cant do it,
tried so oftan before that I have got dis
p' UraEred." Have you ever heard of the
Naft Liquor and To'.iacco Cure? If you
have not make it a point to fee S. S.
Hull, 1318 Fir.n avenue. It ck Island, who
will take pleasure in telling you all about
Some of the best known men in the
three cities have been cured by this sys
tem. Now the beauty ef it is this: You
have no s;ire arms, and why ? Because
the treatment is all internal and medicine
is taken at your home and no one is the
wiser. Is it a cure? Well, we guarantee
to cure you or refund the money. What
does it cost? It costs just $50 to par
ties during the first week in January and
we make this reduction simply to help you
"turn over anew leaf." The tobacco cure
you carry in your vest pocket, for which
we will carry a 5 bill iu ours, and when
yoa want a smoke or a chew just dissolve
one of your little tablets in your mouth
and in a week or two, three at the far
thest, you are cured.
The branch ofile is located at 221
Brady street, Davenport, Iowa, where
you are invited to come atd make full
inquiry concern'ng Tbe cure, or from S.
S. Hull, No. 1318 First avenue. Rock
Island, who will fully explain all details.
R o, no Jtm ; k '
Boys, start at once. No going ti the
office two or three times for a 'sho1.'
You take your medicine at home. For
those reduced prices call at once. Me
chanics are taking their treatment with
them to the shops. Railroad men carry
their treatment along in tbe 'rain and you
are not compelled to "lay off' from work
Nast Liquor aitd Tobacco Cwre Co ,
221 Brady st , Davenport, Ia.
Election of OtUeers.
At the meeting or the O-Siu Kee Tribe
No. 15, Improved Order of Red Men,
held at its lodge rooms last evening, the
following officers were chosen:
Prophet J. L. MaBlin.
Sachem D. P. Williams
Senior Segamore Edward Stodd.
Junior Segamore Gus Bergman.
C. of R. D. Lsffer.
K. of W. Oharlea Oberg.
Delegate to Great Council William
Trustee R. B. Meyer.
State of Ohio, City of Toledo, f
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
is tbe eenior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business in tbe City
of Toledo, County ard State aforesaid,
and that said firm will pay tbe Bum of
1 100 for each and every case of catarrh
tbatcanDot be cured by the use of Hall's
Catanh Cure. Frank J. Cheney.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th day of December,
A. D. 1886.
seal A. W. Gleason,
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
aDd acta di.sctly cn the blood and
mucous surfaces of the system. Sand
for testimonials, free.
Adores F.J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O.
sold by druggists, 75c
Marriage of Prof. James Magee
and Miss Maria Kenworthy.
A HAPPY SUBURBAN EVENT.
At the Train a Tarty of the Itritle'it Friend
Meet and Shower Rice Arter the Happy
Conple Ralph V. Cram, of the Daven
port Democrat, Takes I nto Himself a
At the residence of John T. Ken
worthy in South Rock Island s,t 10 o'clock
this morning, occurred the marriage of
Miss Maria Kenworthy and Prof James
M.igee, Kav. Ancel Post, a brother-io-
law of the bride, officiating. The mar
riage was a very quit sff ir, only relatives
and very intimate friends being present.
The happy coup'e left on the noon train
for Chicago and will take a short wed
ding tour, tfter which they will be at
home to their frienJs at Hincklev. 111..
where the gronm is principal of the pub
The bridal party was met at tbe train
by a party of teachers with whom the
bride was associatel in the pub. ic schools
here and rice was showered into the
eoach. An old shoe was alsi sent with
them, along with the best wishes cf a
host of friends.
Married Iast KveninR.
At the residence of Wiiliam Laventure,
on hast Fourteenth street in Dayenpor
ai a o ciock lust evening, occurred the
marriage of Ralph W. Cram and Miss
Mary Belle Liventure, Rev. J. B. Little
of the First Presbyterian church, officiat'
ing A large number of friends witnessed
the ceremony and enended the warmest
congratulations to the happy pair. Mr
Cram bas for the past eight years been
connected with tbe Davenport Democrat,
tUe last three of which he has bf en on the
city staff. He is a wide awake, enter
prising young man, popular among his
associates, and The Argtjs extends its
warmest congratulations to the fortunate
groom and his charming bride.
tlectnc motor car No. 39 crashed into
the wagon of the Moline Electric laundry,
driven by Perry Merryman on Moline
avenue yesterday afternoon. Tbe wagon
wa3 badly smashed up and one horse
Bimuuy lrj'jreu, out lortunately no one
Motor car 3i, on the Blue line, ran
uown a bobsled loaded with hoys at
Twelfth s'.reet in Moline yesterday after
noon. The boys are in the habit of elid
ing down hill there and it is almost im
possible to stop a car quickly cn the slip
pery trick at that point. It was a clofe
cd but none of the boys were hurt.
Aipaons Moser. Rider's horse broke
loore from hi rnt'.er yesterday afternoon
ai iri.nl t.vcr.ie acd be venTeentti street
and rnr.te a lively run around thrse or
four b!t cl:s, finally being stopped fit tbe
Ribinson barn. No damage wbs done
otter than the breaking of the shafts.
J. W. Herbert, engineer ai the upper
saw mill, fell yesterday and fractured two
of his riba, which will necessitate re-
reaining at home for a time.
Peter V an Heck, the 8 year old son of
Ferdinand Vun Heck, residing at Eighth
street nr.d Seventh avenue, had one of his
iei;B urusen wnue scum ng wita a com
panion this afternoon. He was taken to
his home and attendtd by Dr. Eysur.
A LONG PPOCESSIOX
of diseases start from a ttn-rtid liver and im
pure blood. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis
covery cures everr one of them. It nr events
A'J1.!? eht when you
fl the.fi" aymptoms (languor, loss of np-
petite, dullness, depression) and vou'll save
yourself from something serious.
In building up needed flesh and strength,
and to purify and enrich the blood, nothing
can equal the "Discovery." It invigorates
the liver and kidneys, promotes all the bodily
functions, and brings tiack health and vigor.
For Dyspepsia, " Liver Complaint," Bilious
ness, and all Scrofulous, Skin, and Scalp Dis
eases, it is the only remedy that's piiaranfeed
to benefit or cure, in every case, or the money
About Catarrh. No matter what you've
tried and found wanting, you can he cured
with Dr. Rage's Catarrh Remedy. The pro
prietors of this medie'ine agree to cure you,
or they'll pay you $500 in cash.
pieces to select from; who pay
4i cents to Si for that which
you can get at 10s at
1717 ; coed Avenue.
RADIGAL MEASURES are neeessary to move
our largely increased Cloak stock. We have decided
CLOAK SALE that will eclipse anything of the
kind we have ever attempted. As a starter we shall
throw out Wednesday Morning, Dec. 28th, and con
tinue for balance of this week,
Chi'dren'a an.l Misses Jackets, Coats and Newmar
kets at just half price. This makes coats that are
retired f2 50 go at $1 25: ihose marked $3.CO go at
$1.50; those U 50 at 12.25; those at $5 35 at $2 68;
those at $6 32 at $3 16; those at $7,50 at $3 75; those
at $10 00 go at $5.00, &c, for just 100 Misses gar
ments. Will be continusd all the balance of this
week if they last. Watch the papers every day as
yen will eee additioual cuts in other lines. We
hope to c'ose out this 100 in two days. Ask to see
our ha f price table, Coats, Jackets, Newmarkets
Down they go.
1720, 1722 and 1724 Second Avenue.
IS THE PLACE
The Largest iv
1818 Second ave., Harper House Block.
A Most Useful and Elegant
For Grandfather, Grandmother, Father, Moth
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 Jree
T. H. THOMAS,' Druggist.
We hive this week received an impor
tation of French liite china for decora
tion. ALBUMS Our line cf Albums is
ahead of anything we haye
had in the past iu slyle, and
lower in pricj. - The new
shapes are very desirable.
BIBLES We have a larsc line of
tbe celebrated Holrcaa fam
ily bibles: Also bis self
pronouncing teacher's edi
tion . Call and examine these
and our Oxford and Bagster
FRAMES We are this year ai hereto
fore making a special feature
of our framing department
and prices much lower.
Geo. H. Kingsbury.
17031705 Second Ave.. Rock Island, Telephone 1218.
402 Fifteenth street, Moline.
Proprietororjof th;Brady itreet
Ail Unas of Cat Flowers. const aiitlv on band,
i-re.-n Houses FlocrMor
n'b:ic do:!: - cr.iri' -ar." i"ie v t .-. ': E-l; ure t
TO BUY YOUR-
Line of Ladies sn
the three cities. Y
' hacdle no
Horses, dolls, ahoeflJes. gmea,
bleda drums, toilet esses. fiwel boxes,
shaving c3es. manicures.
Smoking sets. Albums.
Jointed Dolls. Kid Dolls,
Bitque Dolls, Rubber Dolls.
Iron Toys. Tin Toys.
Wood Tots. Pewter To?s,
Salad Dishes, Silver Ware.
and all fincv goods in an endless variety