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Oysters and eelery at Butii-hor's.
Latest style pomps at Polly Bros.
Jersey nvfc't potatoes :it Br.ttc.h
fr's. Chiekens and ducli at Huneher's
Ladies" Urei-k daiieint; siipp.-rs at
Cinv.ee eating and co kin apples
New bm-kwheat flour ami uiaole
vru n at Bnheher's.
uk her S.
Roche's hall tonight.
Att-nd the danein
Roche's hall tonight.
Suf.T visor John A. Wilson, of II I
ral. was in (he city today.
Work was beiin on the Seven
teenth street paving this m ornin;'.
For Sale Ciiean I be Star restau
rant. Inquire of John D.ivilsmor
George E. IVitlev.
t'jantv Supt.. C. B. Mirsli.tU ha
moved from Mjlino avenue t i lo
Jack Teitder. the pipular Kvk Isl
and switehiu in. is off for a few days,
suffering with rheumatism.
Miss 11 jll MeCarty. w ho has been
quite ill at h?r home in S.mth Heights
and was recovering, has satTerc 1 a
relapse and is aain very 1 v.
Sheriff Uirdon leaves f t Javk.n-.
ville nnl;lit with Harry E. S'i iw,
who was adjudged in:fi - M m 1 iv.
Prof. F. L. t'ien len.-n"-. d .1:1 .: nr j
senoo: m -eis every i r.'lay at t!ie
Standar I i I i ' rooms. t'ie j u v.-ni Ii
ilassat I . m. a'i 1 th' a la it at
Wii! - -i ! ! !ns re- )i;vd ;!ie 1" tu
ba's, -ry. at ! 1 l Tiiird avr:i i :i i
HE GOT THE
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The funeral ..; th
irell.l'l o .irre I t ills
.1 ... "Ys etrir. ii.
. w-r-: -f. .1. K-iiy.
L nk in., .1 :i:n
.' lirenn 1:1 :i l 1
I'll-- :t'.l I. '.ir
1 'rank Liwl'-r,
M. H. M -far-
Willi-- AH un w.i- 'ivi-ii a happv
surpris at his horn-.'. l?i-J Fourth
aVf'.iuo ia-t evt iiiiiij;. ;i! ut : cf his
younj friends dropping in unepeet
edly. A taffy-pull was ..ue of t,llt
rnjoyadle features of the evening.
splendid s'ijp T was served.
d;m;"n & TruesJs'.e are anticipa
ting a car load of Minnesota Bur
hank pita! something they kti'wv
to ti ch lee. and r.'jeetf ull v re
quest that tli. conteiiipltitin j; lav
ing In a supply, reserve th"ir or
der until they in-p-.t this ship
mat. A fo j'. ra was run in South 11 n-k
Island vesterday aftern o :i between
English" Jack Gibson. :' K .el; UU
;rid. and Ja-'k Kivlan. of lav,r!; rt.
The :r:a'n f-ature of th- ra was the
way in w!;i.-li a Milan i it :':i - was
it1-1 t i th - tune i.: ai'.cit " i i or
"hi rest:!:, whi'-h v.-as i:i Kivla.n's
aV'T as ;-.s the ra"" i
Tii" c 'lit; li.oi in - -; i
1 tr :n aain. A tar
ri'-ar i I. :n aani. . larni'
V. O'C )j:i i r , livinj; ii"a
2 ova. w ;s victim''." I " it .;' s.'.'i i i
ve-t-r.i.iy in a gild l:i.l. - iicui".
Tii" ru-alii" advan-.v! ii:' sum
stat"! in a bar that was represented
to !- worth is, oi i. and ii..w he linds
to his chagrin arid s..rr e.v that he
has a f"w p)i:ils f i ra u his
Gesera! Manager F. W.
Gcceral Sujl. J. I). Bes-ler
The :ttlng Wig; Wma s
"I've catled to pet that wig I op
dered'said a r jstic-Iooking indivitlual,
to the ladj- clerk at the hair store.
"Here's the receipt for tbe S2.50 de
posit 1 made -n it," said he, as the
young: lady ha ided over the wig for
the rustic's ii spec-lion. Mr. Schmidt
immediately pulled off his hat and re
vealed a heail wonderfully conspicu
ous for its la.-k of locks, and pro
ceeded to try c n the wig before the
glass. "By gum," said lie, "Mary
won't know me. and won't she be sur
prised! Yes,' said Schmidt to
an inquiry of the clerk, who was
amusing her-elf watching the
antics of ihe man as he
paced to and fro before the glass, "I
was to have been married last month,
but Mary she w nt plumb back on me
'cause another 'ellcr in our neighbor
hood what had plenty of ha'r on his
head wanted to marry her, but she
said she would j ive me sixty days to
git ha'r on my head somehow and if I
succeeded we would git married all
right, 'cause she liked me better lhan
the feller with ha'r anyhow. Gosh!
that's the handsomest wig I ever did
tee,' said he, wi h renewed emphasis.
"Just wait a r iinit till I call ' Aunt
Jennings' boy CI arley in to sec how it
Mr. Schmidt proceeded toward the
door, hat in ham: and w ig on head,
while the lady lerk turnecj to wait
on another custo ner. He stepped out
of the door and disappeared in the
crowd. Five minutes later his de
parture was not ecd and a policeman
called, but the m in and VJO wig were
A Crushed Wife 1 lads One Kmy of In
' lie fori- you go dow n tow n, Cyrus,"
said his wife, "vol must not forget to
leave me fifty cents. I've got to buy
some things this riorning."
"This ab.:u:na 'le extravagance of
yours. Belinda," replied Mr. Kneer,
opening his pocke -book with visible
reluctance, "is what keeps us poor.
Where. I would lii.c tijkaow." he con
tinued, becoming excited, "is the
tiftv cents I gae you lust week?
l.at hnvi' i lio-ie with it? Fifty
cents in clean, to', cash, madam. gone
in less than six d tys. and gone for
nothing! What !i; ve you got to show
for it'.' Ii,. you think I'm made of
money.'" d-:uande Mr. Kneer. taking
out a cola nd slapping it down on the
table. -T i.i you '
"1','ii't say anvtaiug nmrc. Cyrus!"
exclaimed Mrs. lvicer. with tears in
her eyes, and putting her hand hur
riedly over the money. -I'll not
spend any more of .1 than I am actual
ly obliged to spend and I thank you
ever so much."
With a moliitIed.ruut Cyrus put his
purse back in his px-ket, took his hat
and went down town, and in less than
half an hour Mrs. Kneer, trembling
w ith eagerness, was on the w ay to the
great dry goods sto -cs.
For Mr. Cyrus Km-er, by tiie most
calamitous and una countable blunder
of his whole Il.Y i.uv. g. . n her a S"0
gold piece instead f half a dollar.
Fast Freight Service G. H. Uos. and
Assistant to the Ire-ident L. C God
dard, of the '.. B. & IJ. with the
Illinois railroad and warciiou - com
missioners, arrived in th- citv yes
terday afternoon, from Clint":., "ii a
Ilarllortl't l .itnou tree."
Hartford people a:-e regretting the
fall of an old tree in a late cyclone.
It stood in front of - he house long oc
cupied by I.ydia 11 intley igi,urnev,
and under it on a :ut tay in .tune,
Istl, President ..! .tries K. Poik. then
on his visit f New England, alighted
from his carriage to pay his respects
to Hartford's famt.1 poetess. But
while he was thus c mpiimeut-ng her,
sneak thieves s'ippi d aroun I to the
rear of the house, et.tercd, and stole
all her jewelry a; d sliver spoon.
They were subsequently discovered,
and served the state four years in the
penitentiary. Aud the kind-hearted
woman visited then often and took
tour -if inspection nf j lie Burling
ton's prop.-rt v. Tli" left t Id-morning
for lb" s-nit Ii.
1 r. : r, v r a- a
uity tl.a-i ii v I i -!''
ro' lll fi'.iul lin and
ures s, f;r ! ic'ti. 1'
terir.ina' i m I en j-ag
suits, (i.'.irg" Si: t ii i IT
Second avenue, is ;-,! t i n i id
tVeryuiing in ins stock at prices to!
suit tii" purchaser. Papers that
were ll )c are now lo,-. ik- gold pa
pers go at .1c; tie ami ." paers are
1.Y and ;''.'. and so the prices run that
way all through the st .cl.. Pcmi
mouldings very m-iir a- cheap :i
kindling; wool, and curtains are
handed out at les.tlmu it costs to
hot-Hi II amor.
We have all licard of tliaiuinister
who. when the antln m had concluded,
rose and commenced reading Acts "JO:
"And after the uproar was ceased."
This is a pood story on the side -jf the
pulp;t. Now the chc ir is to have its
repirtec. We are favored with the
following: "The mij.istor finished his
discourse aud sat ilux n. and the choir
rose and sang. -It i- time to awake
from sleep ' " Th" f il'.owing is good:
"No. doctor." said ti e musical critic,
who had been discussing the develop
ment "i the divine ;trt ia Australia,
"we have no great e, uipos. rs in ihis
country." "I Leg pardon, sir but I
-iieve we have one Treat composer."
The name, please?" "Chloroform."
le trram in Small Juuiiiir.
A few years ago ice and ices w ere a
rarity in the hotels of Europe, but
American patronage demanded these
luxuries, and now al these hotels of
England or the contii ent which enjoy
a liberal share of Am-rican patronage
. announce these as extraordinary in-
dueements. Instead of a great, round
, plate of the American delicacy, the
foreign landlord scrv it up in tiny
paper cups, holding less than a tea
spoonful. A Philadelphia gentleman
was served with one cf these tiny mor
sels at the Victoria hotel in London,
and after tasting it he said to the
n-aitAr "TVia csmnU ; nil .. : 4
, - - . u. u . t. p i v. .a . i j ii I,, nun
1 . . ,,
nriog on me cream.
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pute Crape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
from Ammonia. Alum or any other adulterant
40 YEARS ."Hi STANDARD.
No Mention o' rusny.
It seems strange that no mention of
the cat occurs in the Bible or in any
Assyrian record. Evea in India Pro
fessor Max Mullcr is quoted as saying,
it was but recently kn wn as a domes
tic animal. Its Sansk dt name is mar
jara, from a root meaning to clean,
from the creature's habit of licking
itself at its toilet. Tl e cat's mousing
habits were well known to the
Komaos, and even to the Etruscans,
as fhown by antique gems and wall
?.rc all caused by
T,f warned! Nature mn.t Vw
1 sisted to throw off the poisons. Tor
ir.is purpose noimng can equal
Nature's own assistant
A pure Vegetable Compound of
ncirs, nrk.s, r.na Koots. Contains
no anus c r mineral poisons. i
Tt i n n :::. t tti Bank f Enplind. i
Hint & Bicrtow,
5t Grar.d Ave., New iiavco. Conn. 0
gurtis Opera House,
" ' DAVENPORT.
ELMER E VANCE'S
Marvel. ,!. K-alistic Comedy Drama,
TI., Ban- has trie 01 '.y me in die th-ce cii
he:e It::- y car t- iriK!nc.'J 01. : tl r htc-it-:
i';,.y,v,r-tut i: ! a ,.f mi !,u cry. best. ti.
ful .i-iitry to,' :r--. :.i(v.s vgcC:r :i-c usi.lin
t . cry s: t .
r-.f T1IK (illKATKs-T XOVKl.TY
r-x knk of Tin: m:amx.
No i tii;
J- E- Montrose v.m.aj,
Tuesday Sight, Oct. 24.
Fia-: time hen. Tiic comely ae;'c. ot tat
eiEsoi: A ryci.-n, of n rrr.:n, nt CiyJe
F;!-;:, - '.aact.:cr bit.
The Masted Ball
I'nder the Direction of
s:io-jts. I oa:-, bsKjrhTvr. Scriar?
lJ'' n O-t. e at Ha-per Ho:- i-Lar-n.:uy.
it., t-j. ij.;, 7,;(. ailJ f
'- c r.-.-.l.'e uu r.r.-, or:, i.-., :.d : c V ;
m:.ii:!:vrc:-.vr tb .-!: iw. B... -'v
f;:M p.:r;,( riarML.i.; ! in . .iu.l-e-: rs-.- ;i"
'A h.taker li.i'.t. ii.ot'r;ji.r-.
STRASSER'S UNION RAND
Ol; HKsTKA. I AVEM'iiKT. 1 .
20 M EN 20
Muic famished f.r parties, rerfprion-. '.fcea
tres etc. Ad excelicm strir.L- ium-tt and i'u:n
H I! fur rcei'pt!or. and fVinin; entt Ttainiuenl".
Jacot'Stra-fcr, l:rr!or: Her-rr Sindt Maiui
cer. KcidcEce Tclt pbm r "o. ITS. I),venp.irt :
i nice: lloyt s Store end Turner Hal!. Davenport.
sSSSsnTI OO V VKF.KcSSS,
5 s T O O V V K 5 8
SSS T O O V V KK 8SSSa
s 5 T O O VV K e 5
Riverside Oaks. Riverside Ranges
Riverside Cooking Stoves.
Carland Hard Coal Stoves.
The best tscr:mcnt of Stove in the city.
1615 and 1017 Hrri.n.l v.
P P II
P P II
A A N N NO
A A S N N O
A A N N JS O
AAA N N N O
A X N N O
AX XS OOO SSSS
New Scale Kimball,
Hallet & Davis.
luetnirtenisi eoiil on faey-
tinie fra) merits. Violins
and accori-on- at half
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
C:par Store and Billiard Parlor.
Aiway en l:&nd The fineii brnndt of doirestc
and !a)ioi-,i cicarf. All brands if tohncro.
The .core of all lhe bail tramer be received
L. OLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
l-OS Second Avecne.
MM MM PCO
M M M M O O
M M M M !
MM M M 01 O
M M M M COO
M M M M
M M M M
M M M
M M M
II K X
II N N
II X N
II X K
II RKKR KKFK
II K R K
UK R K
II R K K
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II R R K
II R R
II & R KEEK
C'H)L WIXDS ARK 15LOWIXG
To call attention to our superior as
sortnient of Blankets wo will
sell this week a few at special
L,.t 1 White Crev Blankets
Lor i'White 10-4
I(t 3 - Our Favorite." largo 10-1
soft Grey Blanket.
A Special Bargain
We are fi, j ..
low prii es u , ,,;,.,. .
sortniei.t of h.-iiii if:,
by the St. l:. -;. .,
Indians ari- ti u.' :n
A race who-,. u i,,,
pietures. for yea;- :,:
the lettered whi;,
among them, th, v j.,
ten how to eoni'tili;,
ture's colors in th.
kcts. They an- w j-
or you buy ,,r ,,,,
1709 and Second J,
OF 1 HE
Will be removed to the Columbia Store,
Where they will be sold at bankrupt prices
FRANK G. YOUNG,
We Underbuy Undersell Quick Sales.
Inijvru d and
1 ir.' -tli- n tint's
j Now Open
I with a replete stock of Fall
! and Winter Mutiny at Xo.
j 1707 Second avenue, in th'
, store formerly occupied !v
i II. L. .ls,,m
m 1 n j n 71'ji.-
riuuiDers, leam, lias iiuers.
House Heating and Sanitary Piunibin''.
While Oilier Dealers are Grumbling About Hard Times
With the eristible force of the many bargains they are offer
ing. You 11 buy your overcoat of us If you see the immensity
of ouV stock. You 11 be the nobbiest dressed man in town
after taking a peep through our suit stock, and you'll save a
day s wages on either a suit or an overcoat when vou learn
quarts Sto,bMUn -
, Largest Shoe and Clothing Stores in Rock Island County.
Shoe Store 104 Second avenue Clothing Store 1729 Second Avenue, 116-122 Eighteenth St.