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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 1), lSUtf
Trv Tiik Auiiis want column.
New York grapes by the baket at
Choice eating anil cooking apples
at lU- r.n.s."
T. R. Harper rcturneil yesterday
morning from IVnver.
Mr. ami Mr. K. Warner returned
from St. Louis this morning.
A redhot success McCabe Bros,
towel and turkey reil linen sale.
Mr. ami Mrs. Sam Arndt welcomed
a daughter into their home this
Turkey n-il table linen from 11c
up at M.Cal'e Bros", auction room
World's fair towels. Tues.lav 10 t(
11 o'clock, half price, V2U- each at
iUcLaoe Uros .
Herbert C'awthorn"s comedians in
Little Nugget.", at Harper's theatre
Met aln- Urns . millinery ojening
Wednesday ami ihursdav is the
event of : he season.
Reserved seats for the Williams
comedy cenccrt company at Thoma
drug store: price 3i cents.
McCabe 15ros'. line of hats ami bon
nets were never so beautiful, never
so numerous, as they are this season.
Robert Vieks. Jr.. and Miss Mary
Hisbergor. of Hampton, were mar
ried by Justice Hawes Saturday afternoon.
Return of the favorites. Herbert
Cawthorn's comedians in Little
Nugget." at Harper's theatre tomor
t. K. Miortiart h'tt last evening to
attend the Y. M. C. A. convention at
Klrin. L!. . ami v ill take in the fair
on t he way.
J. K. Montrose has received a
handsome buggy from Rockfi rd. and
nov ha ,,( of the most stylish turn
outs in the three cities.
W. J. Sim In k. ipf lhivctipoi t. has
Ieaed the Harper house barbershop,
and lias ord. red the tine-t furnish
ings in the three cities.
Fanr.v Williams in her original
song, lining to (let Married." com
posed by Miss Ina Williams, is alone
worth iii;!itii f admission to Tur
ner hail Wednesday evening.
Mary Williams in !nr recitation.
The World's lair Fatal Fire." will
be a rare treat to all who hear her at
Turner ha'.!. Wednesday night. Ad
mission -jo and :.") cents.
The best ipiality. elegance of style
and the least price, form the winning
combination in McCabe Bros", mil
linery department this season. Wait
for the opening days. Wednesday and
Daniel Buckley, a former resident
of this city, with his son John, who
have been visiting at the residence
of B. (1. Carlton, returned to their
home at Colorado Springs, Col., last
night. Mr. Buckley was an old en
gineer on the C. R. I. & P.
L. Haas, a well known 1'avenport
music teacher, having considerable
acquaintance in Rock Island, hung
himself yesterday. His age was 51
years, and lie leaves three children,
his wife having died eight years ago.
No cause i assigned for hi- act.
Pfof. Clendelien. of Iaet:port.
w ill OJ..-T- a -I'liotil for danc: ng. h l
sorte iiiid calistheiitic. in the Stan
dard club hall Friday evening of this
week, at o'clock. ;u-o a children's
clas Friday. -1 p. m. All society
people arc invited to niv openiii"
Reed, the expert checker player,
undertook blindfolded to defeat six
players at Moline Saturday night,
and all but succeeded, vanquishing
live of his opponents, and would have
succeeded with the sixth but fur a
misplay which he quickly corrected,
but too late.
At the regular monthly meeting of
the Tri-Citv Labor Congress held
yesterday afternoon at Hillier's hall
fc. M. Sharon, city attorney of Dav
enport, read a paper on life insur
ance for wage workers. Ho advo
cated a department maintained by
the state for such purposes, upon "a
system similar to that in vogue in
Germany. A number of reports
were received, one in particular be
ing to the effect that the Plymouth
Rock Pant- company of Boston had
locked out its nu n. and a-king the
congress to take action. A commit
tee was appointed.
"Eiiai. AVcHt,' Huiiie' IleHt."
It is a pleasing weakness of human na
ture to a-M it that e very good thing V -longs
i:i u p nliar to one's one count
or to one's own sn ci;.l part of it.
Frenchman who had been pjieudiu
con-i 1' rable time iu Germany cxelsiitiK i
immediately after cro!sii:jj the frontier
back into his own country:
"There are birds singing iu tho trees.
We are in France again!"
This story is matched by a true one of
a New England woman who spent two
years in Illinois, and returning to her
beloved home wrote as follows to a
friend iu the east:
"It is so nice to be back in tho east
and hear the locusts, katydids and brown
thrushes once more."
All these creatures had made the sum
mer air musical in the part of the coun
try which she had been visiting, but
during her banishment she had never
heard them. Youth's Companion.
Just the Man Wun'.ed.
There is a man who ought to be ashed
to throw some light on the financial situ
ation with a view to straightening out
tho kinks. lie encountered a Nebraska
cyclone recently, and when the affair
blew over ho said the cyclone took both
of hie stockings off without removing
his boots. Detroit Journal.
The society sensation. "The
Masked Ball," is to be presented at
Harper's th ?atrc in the near future.
The successful comedy. Incog,'"
will be proi need at the Burtis opera
house, at Davenport, tomorrow night,
and will attract a large audience to
which Rock Island will contribute its
May Smit l Robbins, who appeared
at Harper's theatre Saturday night in
Little Trixie,'' gives promise of be
ing some c ay a clever soubrette.
She essayed a variety ot impersona
tions, and did very nicely in each.
Her support ing company was about
on the avenge, and the specialties
were fair, although then- was consid
erably too much horse play.
The Will anis Comedy Concert
company wi 1 appear at Turner hall,
Wednesday evening of this week, the
program int odncing Miss Ina Wil
liams in her wonderful songs and
recitations: Miss Mary Williams in
her eclebra ed songs and dances:
Miss Onna Bell, the sweet child
singer: Littl Fanny in her grand
portrayal of -Nobody's Child" under
challenge. The little midget will
also appear in her unexcelled songs
and dances. The novelty of the dav.
the 3-year-oM twins. Ilastc Alfred
and Katie May. w ill appear m their
catchy songs and dances.
Herbert Ca vet horn, the great ec
centric Irish comedian, ami origina
tor of his famous character, Barney
O'Bradv, iu the funny home comedy,
entitled. -kittle Nugget." and
played by h'ni over 2o.0M times,
supported bv his coined v cherubs.
will present this favorite comedy at
Harper's thtatre tomorrow no'lit.
We cannot better recommend this
comcdv to our theatre-goers than by
reproducing letter from an editor
of a paper to a manager of a theatre
who had never seen -Little Nugget"
and alwavs wishes to give his patrons
the very best of attractions.
Friend -Yours received with ref
erence to -Lit le Nugget,' would sav
I cannot itco umend it too highly.
It is brimfull of clean humor, and!
will warrant two hours of almost
continuous laughter. There is not a
poor cliaracte in it. w hile Caw thorn
is the linest Irish comedian I ever
aw. The ct tertainnieiit was the
est that ou amusement seekers
have had occasion to witness this
vear. The lithographs picture the
characters to perfection, and the
jualiiy of the same portray the tex
ture of the "ompany. Cannot do
them justice here, will send vou
marked copy i f the Daily News with
Lfitit-Ki 'I n.ik Lujinc This Year.
The loi.-est ft retch of track lavins
done t'.sus t;:T this vear has iust ieen
completed by t ie Minneapolis, St. Paul
and Sault ste. Marie company in the
extension of it s 1 ne from Cathay , N. D. , to
Sterling, on the international boundary.
a distance of IS .4 miles, all ironed since
last spring. A; the boundary line con
nection is mad ; with a branch of the
Canadian Pacific, now- building from a
point west of IV nbout 100 miles
long, which wii be completed in Sep.
temlvcr, thus making theSoo line an im
portant part ol a new- route from St.
Paul a:ul Miu leapolis to the Pacific
coast, and ina ignrating a competing
line which may greatly disturb existing
conditions. No work of railway build
ing in iei)3 is iikelv to be more far-
xeaching in its effects than that which
virtually extends the Canadian Pacific
system to the Mississippi river. Rail
Stuuding the Landlady's liaise.
Scores of poor fellers are waitin here
in "Washington cry for for offices. It is
really painful to meet some of 'em. Ono
poor freckled devil from Arkansaw told
me today that ho had just pawned his
pistol for $2, the last thing he had that
was pawnable. He told me about four
of his friends from the south that was
boardin with a widow up on G 6treet.
all of 'em good poker players, but in bad
luck. They hadn't paid any board for
two weeks, and the old woman, thin kin
to get rid of 'em, got up at the table the
other morn in and said, "Gentlemen, the
times is very hard, and the price of mar
ketin is goin up, so J'll have to raise the
price of board to $10 a week." Nobody
said a word for nearly a minute, and
then one of the s loestring sports spoke
up and said, "Madam, we stand the
raise." The old lady is tryin to find out
how much better off she is than she was.
The Major in New York Advertiser.
Asleep on Niagara's Itrink.
A story of a i nin snatched from the
brink of the gor:;e is related by James
le Blood and Join Thomas.
Monday night while walking tip the
long, narrow, winding roadway from
the Maid of the Mist landing to the top
of the gorge on Ihe Canadian side, their
dog became uni asy when they neared
the top and began to bark loudly. The
men made a search along the high bank,
and to their purpose found a young man
lying on the very edge of the bank, with
his head hanging over. He was in a
stupor or sleep, and Lis hat had f;Hlen
over the cliff, and any move on the part
of the man woulii have hurled him over.
The meu resolved to grab the man sud
denly and pull hi at back out of danger
before he could awake. This they did.
He was found to lie Charles H. Moffat
of Buffalo, a wealthy young man who
had been on an extended spree. Niaga
ra Falls Cor. Rochester Union.
ls Work for"l;olline Mill Men.
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 9 The fish
plate mills of the Illinois Steel company's
works at Bayview have closed for an in
definite period, a id in the other mills the
men will wovk two shifts instead of three.
A Marriage 1 hut Va a allure.
Richland, Mo., Oct. 0. Mr. Clsra Ford
took 50 cents wort a of. uior'ihiue aud wag
found dead iu bed. This was her fifth ef
fort. She was young and handsome, but
her married life w is unhappy from iucom
patability of temp jr.
TA KE HEART,
ft if Trm're a suffering woman.
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tUso; .i-rs, jiuil ueiicate uerango-
fctf liif'ii'.i l.iat cxiino to woman
i i lily have a positive remedy in
IlT. IiiT(Yj? V:i vm-i TA tVfMK-Hrw
tion. ) f you'll faithfully use it,
every (iixriu-iuuice ond'irrejfu-
lnri; Vc... ii liAr. i-.nr. tlT-iT-Hwi
It a iccitinviite medicine for
woman, carefully p.dapted to
uer utucaie orj;amation. It
builds un and invii-orntes the
entire system, regulates and
promotes ail the proper func
tions, and restores health and
"ravorite fTesonption " is
the only remedy for woman's
ms tur.t s guaranteed. II it
fails to benefit or cure, you
uave your money iiacu.
Which is the lest to try, if vou have Cm-
tarrn a medicine that claims to have cured
others, or a nuHiiciiie that is backed by
money to cure vou : i ho uroiinetors of Dr.
Sage's Catarrh Ro nr Jy ap-oe to cure your
Catarrh, perfecth- ami tr,ianc .if'"" or
th'-"l nat Ton ' ;r. -.-!.
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RE YOU IN NEED?
Wmit a cook
Want a nartner
Want a equation
Want to rent room
Want a M-rvat.t S'rl
Want to sell a farm
Want to sell a house
Want to exchange anvthia-r
vA'ant te foil household pixicls
Waiit lo make any realestaie loans
Wait to sell or trade for anyt bins
Want to find customers for anything
USE THEsE COLUMNS.
pn ft daily ahous delivered atyoub
1 -inor ev rv even: ne for 14SC per week.
LOST A BUCK HAND SATCHEL 1M THE
vicni y of Twelfin street; tinder will he re
warded by leaving at 413 fifteenth ttreet.
17 ANTED -MTI ATION A BOoKKEEPRK
' orpeneral oflue work; iond referenie, etc ,
address P. o. Bex Kill, Dav-Lp ,rt, Iowa.
FOR RE N'T THE RICHMOND RESIDENCE.
011 Twe'.fth treet. i.enr Aiken, in South Ko-k
I-land. Ajiply at ihe ofti -e of the Kock I-land
Arn use me nt j
J. E- Montrose. Ma
Tuesday Night, Oct. 10.
Trices - iic, 5 'c and 7"ic .
Scats on fait at ueual place.
Durtis Opera House,
Tuesday Night, Oct. 10th.
First Social Event bf the Season
the brilliant voini"; eoniedian,
mil c ha'i:li:s dick
son, and bis model
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NEW FALL GOODS.
Children's Caps malc of eider
down llannels ami other goods,
choice assortment berinninr at
ON' SAI-K Mux;,
Kin (Ii.ovks m .
ed, tii!nr. ,,.;.,
1?LA( K Km (;i.,, i., .
O O V V KE
OO V EKE SSSSS
Kiverside Oaks, Riverside Kanges
Kiver.-ido Cookiiiir Stoves.
Garland Hard Coal Stoves.
The best Cfrorracut or Stove in the city.
1S13 and 1617 -. nt v
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New Scale Kimball,
Hallet & Davis.
Instruments sold on eaey
tinie payments. Vi lins
and arcordeon-s at half
815 Second Av
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Nights in New York.
Prit' 51, T3, Ml anil i."ic. Sale open? t:ituril;iv
stifferinc from Bilncnts jiecular to thoir sex ciai
the reliable uterine corrective and tonic will per
manently relieve the wori: can-?. Book givine
fall particnlars mailed free. Aildrcs?-: Koom S5
Whhater Block, Daveniwrt.
1LA('K km (,!.,,
received Saturday in plains,
plaids, mixtures, etc., beginning
as low as
A fi-w eii"...r. ;n
Close bu vi r- ;;;
quarters fur :r.!
Goods at louv-;
, and ranging up to l.G5.
1709 and 1703$ Second J
Will be removed to the Columbia Store,
Where they will be sold at bankrupt prices
FPANK G. YOUNG.
We Underbuy Undersell-Quick Sales.
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the nnet brands of tWcetic
and imported rieare. All brands f tobacco.
The .core of all the ball games wi'l be received
L. GLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
1)08 Second Avenne.
wilh a replete stock of Fall
and 'Winter Suitings at No.
17u" Second avenue, in the
store formerly occupied bv
II. 1). Folsom'.
J. F, B9;nEi.B.
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitter
IIous Heatin; and Sanitary riumbin.
We open the season with
Elegant Goods and
We are p'.'i p
as we havf u.
One of the tiret importait Jebsuns to learn abont Rnv' fJ'r-tliino io fbof t-Ii-o-ki v..- , . .. .
- . -v- .-uicaumii aaa gooa tailonni,'
leasonable prices, ai by t..r m.te ea.isfymg to puichasexs than are the tuny inferior grades at a less price.
' at lau
Try our Fence Climbers. Novelties for children.
Thoroughly meritoncue knee and long pante sni's for boys of all ages, made to order, b-aring oar label and
sold with our guarantee, cost no more than ordinary ready made, yet, in style and service they are decidedly beit-r.
Would you prefer eupenor merchandise sold truthfully or the inferior grades sold by sensational methods.
Ihe former are our chief inducements, the latter abound everywhere.
We aek nothing better than an honest teet of our claims and if the best is good enough then come and et it
TheTeisEOTCcmfcrimprovfmtntintheetyle, quality or price we are offering;
All new goods. Not an old elyle.
Largest Shoe and Clothing Stores in Rock Island County.
SUoh Store 1SC4 Serond avenue Clothing: Store 1729 Second Avenue, 116-122 Eighteenth &