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HIE AliGrUS, TIESDAY, MAJUCH14, 1893. 1
; CITY CHAT.
Kastt-r novelties at the Columbia.;
Se "ad" of the Mendelssohn eon
Do ni or ratio primaries tomorrow
Haml-maile toothpick at the Col
Ribbons. -laces an -embroi'leries'at
Carpets are going fast at Clemann
Have ym read the "ad" of the
Buy jour shamrocks for St. Pat
rick's ball at the Columbia.
What will happen o;i Thursday at
MeCabe Bros? Watch the Akgi'suiuI
Call and see the large display of
3aster cardand novelties at tlje Col
umbia. ThompsonV reataurant for sale
cheap, on long time. 1619 Second
Just notice the crowd of ladies
around McCabc Bros.' dress goods ;
Robert McGoc, of Chicago, was in
the city yewtcrday shaking hands
with old friends.
An opportunity to buy dress goods, J
offered only once in a "life time, this
neck at McCabe Bros.
Speaking of Columbia pants, call at
Hoppe's aud see his elegant line be
fore purchasing elsewhere. !
iieorge McNabncy of Hampton was'
in the city yesterday. Mr. McNab-
Tiey is a candii
date for postmaster at
Dress goods sale this week, which
means (lie sW ofvdress goods. Me
Cabe I'.ros. ate not disposed to do
things by lialvs.
There is a tig force of men at work
remodelling he M. & K. store. It
won't be long before it is in readi
ness. Wait for the new store. New
goods at the M. & K.
Have you tftsited the M. & K
shoe store? It is not often you have
an opportunity of buying shoes at till I heard a big crack, an fust I knew I
the prices the5' are selling. By all ' was a-hangin by my vest ter the stub end
means purchase a good supplj". of a limb 'bout 10 foot from the ground.
Messrs. S:tnuel Goode and J. H. i I bed sawed off the limb I was a-settin on!
Brookman or Andalusia were in the' "Mary heard the crash an come run
city today. The latter is candidate ' " out lively, but when she see I wa'u t
for democratic postmaster at Anda
What will happen tomorrow and
pvery day this week at McCabe Bros?
The greatest opportunity to buy
dress goods ever known in Rock
Two handsome wagons have been
finished by Stuhr & Sniffert for the
Rock Island Brewing Co. They are
gaily pirrt mflrV-make a very pretty
The property of J. J. Colburuii on
Thirty-eighth street was sold to
Stephen J. Stader today through
Kostcr & Martin's real estate agency,
lor a, consideration of $2,250.
Alexis, whose postofliees in in War
ren county, is situated in fonr town
ships, two counties and two senator
ial districts, nnd if the proposed ap
portionment is made it will be in two
The late John Zimmer, w hose death
occurred yesterday, was 52 years of
age and" leaves a widow and 12 child
ren. The funeraf occurs from the
home, 918 Twenty-second street at 9
o'clock tomorrow morning to St.
MaryV Catholic church.
A special meeting for ladies will be
keld in the lecture room of the First
Baptist church tomorrow afternoon
at 8 ociV. The meeting will be
addressed hy Miss Emma Bell, dis
trict president of the W. C. T. U.,
and it i"boJrd -that a large number
will avail themselves of the oppor
tunity to attend this meeting.
Judge Adams has fixed March 20
as the .Jat . itav for the filing of ob-
lectjonft to the iourth
Twenty-fourth ' street
Street and the strip on Iourth avenue ' he McreU of the treRsnry ,300,000 in
occupied hy the Davenport & Rock K0id coin for BiiveP certificates or treasury
Island Btreet railway company. ' notes.
March 2 wit! be the limit for objec-j In an effort to arrest Warren Kickman,
tions ti theTwentieth street improve- colored. City Marshal Velvin, of Green
Blent. I ville, Tex., was shot in the head fatally,
I but was able to return the fire, killing the
inMwiiriisAc vvuisn construction
OXnpaBf has laid out its work for the'
season an fur as Davenport pavinir is
concerned. As soon as possible the
firm will commence on Front street,
paving from Perry to Ripley. Then
on Second from Warren to Fillmore,
back on Third from Fillmore to War
ren. Then Harrison from Fifth to
Twelfth. Main from Fourth to
Eleventh. and finally Brady from
.Fourteenth to Central" park.
TclKrulrr to Content.
The New York telegraphers will have
a contest 011 Mrrh 11. which is expected
reprove tho most satisfactory and deci
sive tournament of h- kind' which has
ever taken f dace csi this continent. The
decisive test will probably develop th;
extreme capacity of an absolute ly
"cleau" conductor on wire maniivuhiteh
by the fastest seudcrs and most ei)ert '
receivers in the United States and Can- i
The only Pure Cream cf Tartar
NC MORE BRAGGING.
Uncle Nahuti Lcavltt Admits Having Ueri
Tau jjrit a Serious Lesson.
"The brightest minds hev been known
to git astray onct in awhile," began
Uncle Nahmn Leavitt, "and the fact
that I slopped over onct is jest as much
a sign of gonitis as 'tis of a fool. Fur's 1
know, it seems so." His neighbor, who
sat with him in tho great barndoor,
nodded his head very vigorously, as
much as to that Uncle Nahum's sage
remark was 9m too weisrhtv for immc-
j diate discuss.-.. ...
"The time 1 clipped up the elm trees
1 front the hor.je was an awful upeetter
' to me."
j "How's that r" said the neighbor, whose
conversational powers lay mostly in the
line of interrogation.
"Well, I don't mind rclatin an experi
ence that was a putty good lesson ter
me, an that diu more toward reducin my
self esteem than 'most anything I ever
He rose cautiously and peered round
the corner of the barn to assure himself
they were not overheard; then, satisfied
that no one was near, he moved the
small keg which served as a seat nearer
to listeuer and began:
"Well, one niomin I says ter Marv:
Them elm trees front the house oughter
be trimmed up. That parlor has got the
chill an damp o' the tomb in it," says I."
"Moldy?" quickly asked his listener.
"Yis, 'twas. Well, I hunted up a
saw an gut up on the fence an clim tip
ter the lower limbs. Jest asltjotwn
tled Mary come ter th door an says.
'Now, father,' she allers called me
father after the children come 'now
don't be too venturesome, f ar you ain't
so young as yon was onct, and you cau't
do as the boys do.'
"Well, it r.llers riled me ter bo called
old. an I i.ke up putty sharp an says.
'I'm old 'nougli ter 'tend ter my own af
fairs an' not meddle!' I says, 'I neve
hev threw yer ago in yer face yit, though
it l6 apparent to all1'
"It was patty sacsstic, I know, an
she went in an ..het the door. She
didn't slam it. but i:t siuH it easy, like
I she could biile her time.
"I s'pose I was kinder frustrated by it
an upset, an 1 bc.n sawin like any
time an not tioticm wnat 1 was anra
m no close danger see says, lnll yer
self right up ter the next limb, the way
the boys do.'
"I says, pretty hasty: I ain't no boy.
Run an git a ladder!"
"I'm 'most too infirm ter run, says
she, 'but I'll call for some one.'
"Putty soon she come back with a
man an a ladder, an when I was a-step-pin
down she says, mighty perlite:
'There, now, don't play any of them boy
ish tricks agin an scare me. My nerves
ain't so strong as you young people's!'
"Well, sir, whilst I were a-hangin
there the conceit jest dripped off mv
bootlegs. I was glad nough ter feel the
ground agin. I can tell ye, an sence then
I ain't never believed in braggin."
Y" outh's Companion.
Mail advices from the Azores which have
been received at London make no mention
of the steamship Naronic and it is now al
most certain that she aud her crew of
seventy have gone to the hot torn.
The Atkinson House Furnishing com
pany, at Boston, with fourteen branches in
J otherXewEugland cities, has made an assign
! meet to Charles F. Liibbv, of Portland, nnd
Costello C. Converse, of Boston. President
IsaacH. Atkinson says that the liabilities are
pi, 500,000 and that the assets are estimated
at 3, 000,000.
Obituary: At Springfield, Ills., Ozias
M. Hatch, ex-secretary of State of Illinois,
aged 79. At Cincinnati, Lawyer Aaron K.
Perry. At Oshkosh.Wis., Albert Sanford,
The White Sand company's works at
Sheridan, Ills., were destroyed by fire. The.
loss is $".15,000. only partly insured. The
origin of the fire is unknown. This was
Sheridan s principal industry.
Gladstone is laid up with a cold aud the
na4i..v .f t-ya ' Yrm mlfl 1,111 liuc
been postponed until after Easter.
The directors of the Morgan County (Uls.)
Fair association have met aud rescinded
the order to have no fair this year, and
there will le a meeting at a date to be
agreed upon nfa future time.
A reprieve has been received at I Jimnr,
Mo., by the sheriff from Governor Stone
staying for thirty days the execution of
Amos Avery, to have been hanged there
Charles A. Smith, formerly treasurer of
Hamilton county, O., now an undertaker
at Cincinnati, walked off the rear platform
of a car at UhlrichsviUe. O., while in a
somnambulistic state. He will probably
live, though how he escaped instant death
with the high speed of the train is a
Mrs. M. E. Busselle, C7 Park street.
Newark. N-J-. says: "After having
used Dr. Bull's Couch Syrup in my
family with most gratifying results I
pronounce it the friend of all
Powder No Ammonia. Kc Alum.
The taxes for 1892 arc now due and
may be paid to the undersigned at
Hurst & Donaldson's ofliee in Masonic,'
Temple block. Please bring your
last year's receipt, which will .enable
the collector to find your description
on the tax books.
William J. Gamble,
The democratic voters of the town
ship of South Rock Island are re
quested to meet at the town hall at 7
. m. on Saturday. March 18th, for
the purpose of nominating candi
dates for township offices, to be
voted for April 4th. By order of the
Gkokge Richmond, Chairman.
Burtis Opera House,
Friday Eve,, March 17th.
Louise Leslie Carter
nd the otitin&l raft nnd production in David Be
lasco's Operatic Si:cxees, with Audrttn'B
"Miss Helyeti '
ai.d the L ndor, Taris and New York Sensation,
Miss Lottie Collins
in her fainon creation.
Peat fcle at Flr.ke's Tuenday mcruin. March
lltn. lelepliorie o. "ii
I'rices f : .hi, n.vu. , so ana w een s.
J. E- Montrose, M
THKVSD Y and I
GRAY AM) S1EPHKNS
In the Picturesque Comedy-Dran: a, SEW
.... Introducing tcir wonflcrful St. Bernard
In : Dogs, V c, Prince and Brano; their ms
Fivb: tiffs Leo and Dtike:iheir bull trrier.
Acts: Major, Towser. Ned. etc; thiir Kusian
ponies. Bill Kje, Nellie Blje nl Jim
Reilly, and the pet lamb, Cymbclinc.
A Gkiit C!T, Including tbc charmirg Iitt'e ar
trt", Minnie uscar i.ray, snpponea oy
a first rlas company.
THE GREAT ADAMS Wtoe dancing eclipses
that OTCarmcnclta, r torn tne principal
theatres of London and Parle.
The beautiful Ecg.uh SI irt Dancer.
NcUieHfiiE HBALYS-John". :
The Greatest exponents or Black-face Character
in America. A carload of scenery.
See the great Lighthouse scena. the Terrific Av-
aiaocne, tne realistic picture 01
(See if there area few more sent left at th:
Harper Bouse Pharmacy. Prices 75c, 50e,ic,25c.
E. Montrose, Manager.
Tuesday, March 21st
Benefit of the Ladies" Auxil
iary of the Y. M. C. A.
Tickets 50c. On tale it Marshall & Fishet's
andY.M. C. A.
THE WARREN BROWN CO.
has exclusive sale of
the greatest vegetable compound which l recog
nized by all ladies who have tested its merits, as
the most practical, scientific and reliable rcme&y
01 tne ape. 10 tnose who wish
remedy same will be fnrnished at (1. 0 per box
can at owce, room la.iiittne hiock. corner
Tftird and Brady, Davenport.
At the new location of their shoe store, in the Dart Building, second door from Stewart & Mont
gomery's hardware store, 1804, Second avenue; to thoroughly advertise the new location of our
shoe store the room formerly occupied by Woodyatt's music store, we shall continue the fire sale
of our shoe stock until every pair of shoes have been sold when we will re-openen with an entire
new stock of the finest footwear the market produces. Every pair guaranteed perfect entirely free
from damage satisfaction in every particular. In order to make quick work of the remaining
stock we are offering Big Bargains provide yourself with a good supply its a splendid op-
pununity, i;on i miss n. .
SHOE STOKE, 1804 Seconn
59The contractors are busy as bees rf niodalliiig our Clothing store, the old location -this immense room when Pjja
lehed will be the largest and finest CI- tbiDg store in this vicinity and wUl he replenished with everything new.
This r-pieHTits th
Best Washing Macfiiue
ON THE VM!1T.
ithw. iii-I- "iribing u face
tba i y .-tit i i;rk8 very easy
an ! villi it th- bine; of a
large fa i'v on b mined out
briplii n - cv.ii! t two bous.
Call ai d xamv e t'n Quen of
was -Tf. fold only by ,'vv
lh." Veidict of Great Artists
In FhVi r of i be
From a large number of letters in possession of
the mannfacturers indorsing the superiority of
the Kimball Piaro we mention the followine well
known mnsic'ar 3 who have used end recommend
Adelina Patti. Sie. Tomnpno, Sip. Sarasate,
Ltlll Lehman, Max Alvarj. Ovide Musin,
Mine je Hank, Sf Del Puentc. . Behrens,
Mmc. A 1 haul. Sig. Arditi. P. S. Gilmore,
Hue. Noidica. Einil Fischer, A. D. Novellis.
Fursch-Maili, 8ip. Feroti. Emil Llebling,
Wme. Kabri. Sip. Kevclli. ('has. Knnkel,
Clementine dc V. m, W. C E. Seeboeck
And many other imminent musicians of Enr.
ope and America.
The piano thns indors.d by the collective
renins and anthorities of the world edit be found
in large Tariety. together with the Kimball, Keed
ill Portable pipe organs as well as well as the
ce'ebra ed Ballet & Davis and Emerson pianos
and many o'ner cheaper makes, at the wareiooms
D. ROY BOOT'S.
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headqnarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the finest brands of domestic
and imporud ciuars. All brands of tobacco.
The score of all the ball games wi'l be received
L. GLOCKHOFF, Prop..
1908 Second Aver.nc.
Ave. CLOTdlNG STORE, 1 29 2d Ave
the Opening of
Large a-sortment of Ladies
Cal'.co Wrappers just in -begin
well made and styles good
vVe sbow this week a hand
some assortment f Ladus'
Capes; special values at
MrtT!3PTT5T? Dp AO
1 cent a yard ami up.
From 6So to $3.28.
CUPS AND SAUCERS
40c to 45c per s-t.
6 pieces, f 1.9S.
10 pieces, 2. 75.
12 pieces, 4.75.
75c u p.
ROCKINGHAM TEA TOTS
25c to 40c.
All Dress Goods at cost.
5c a box up,
172S Second Av.
Munro, De-Bue & Anderson,
Sour Mash Whisky
our New Clothing Store.
Just what you want in jacv
ets; vey fair jackei for
One case Lawn Tennis; epec'
Case Check Ginghams
Better than is usually
for tbat mon y.
F J. YOUNG, Proprietor.
to John Aster,
226 Market Square.
& ADLER, Market Square.
, 116 ;o!20 Eighteenth Srt.