M. KY rrliir.
Sllpfrr '. at M. KV
See Melnlire tr ad.
Fresh Baltimore etslrrs At W. A.
Doll Iml.'n aa ami p
Mrlntire Urn. this "renlng for
1'hoii'i patent flonr, $1 per sack, at
Hess Hr .
Christmas randies ami net at
Choice rhbhajje and sweet potatoes
at turn her .
tiii'k k. ji'i'T, rhit kens and turkey
at II. " Bros'.
Head lettuce. sina;;e anl relcrv
at r.unr! i Vs.
A nice line f California fruit at
W. A. KhU I.'s.
(ifntii tui'h'n drrs shirts, ?9i, at
Hon. t-n T. Cftliiu left last even
ing fur Cl.teajfo.
Boys nnd irU. buy vour skates
at tin Oluniliin.
Nire tllo apricots, 15 rent pr-r
fun. nt Ilcss Bros'.
Jii':in'r wnre tlii rtrning at Mr-
Int ire Itros. at a siienticr.
llini vonr dimes roadv for Tut
Ai;ii nrrirr tomorrow. "
Tonight nt ?:.". .'.) coal scuttles at
7c apiece at Met ':! Bros.
California jcraf-cs. petir ami choice
rating apples at Bum'hcr's.
lvn 'ecnin;; from now until
Christmas at M.-Cahe Bros.
Parker's I'liitidrr hn .cut out sonir
nivit ul'ii)lnr to its putrons.
Fre.h tomatoes, cuciimliers. spin
arli mid par.iey at W. A. EMclt's.
Priwcd tinkers ami rhkfcin. at
I'unt hcr jieneer siinre procerj.
Fifty more new sul!crlhcrs wore
added' to The Amt lit yesterday.
An rlriatit lino of snmklr jacket
jnt received at IUlhchiid' Paten
iort. The Coluihli'a is the oo!t place in
the city nut t'otuflalning of slow t u -inesx.
McCulc l'ro.. torr ojM-n errninjs
nntil C'l.iiuii;i.. Iiejr'innm, with to
niht. Bin t-Ii i'l'iT sale until !?. '21 at
the Famous, i'l".' Brad? struct. lhv
enport. Attend tin' dunce at Knits' hail
Saturday rvinin Dec. 16. Admis
sion free. ,
. .Most iM'.mt'fn! line of Xmas cards,
and pmd ever tlmwn, at the
Keniomher this Is only on day
alt', the tfreat wet sulr'at Lloyd it
Malaga. ;rra.e. pine apple ami
thr fuiiiou I m as, Florida oranm.
at 11) tiros'.
Thr st;i of tin water at th Hock
Island liridr at noon was:ia;tbc
temperature " t.
Fronstye. iKj'.rr. rdani pine apple
anl ,Koj liefort t lieese. at llvliebrr
'netr 4tinre priMery.
Water eress. head Irltnre. spinasrr,
parhry, Iteet. iulliau and sweet
Mittui-s. at II. 's l:rn'.
Tub Ak.t Ih.ts wiil make their
regular rounds for rollee tirnstunior
row. Have your dii.n-s ready.
6J, 75. t !.. !.:".. l!itits for
Sio nt the rent wet sale, tomorrow
Morning, at l.loyd & Stewart's.
From 7 oVIoek lilt t this evening
llcintirw Urns, will sell Jaimnese
pMd at a tremendoii disfunt.
lon't forget the prand mas(iierade
at Armorv hall. anrdny. !t. 16.
(flren ly tlie eraeker (fletory Ikvs.
t yon know how mueh of a snr
In; It is Luring slippers at M. & K's?
Fully one-tlilrtl eonijmre and see.
l.'oa1 ecutlles 7c at M.-C'ale ttrna'.
tonight to advertise that their store
will be. oen evenings until .Christ
mas. Mrtntirr Ilros. offer this evening
from 7 to V p. m. one ounce bottle
churm purfumj for lo Triplo ex
tract. A great many nice ties barely
soiled, will put them all in. All jc
at Zwc baturday morning. Lloyd &
Une ilav wet sale. Here is a
clinnee.to bur tour I'hrismas pres
ents fheup. Just think of it, a I.V
lie lor Hitc,
The man .of the house should leave
Aitiment home tomorrow for his
patter. Tiik Ant s carriers will call
in the morning.
Men's line slippers nt C'J. 79 and 93
cent a great variety of them at
THE ARGUR. FRIDAY. DECEM1VE1. 15, 1893.
Awarded Itighoit Honors
At thu, World's Fair.
MOST PERFECT MADE
A pun Oapt Cmm at tuut PuwUt. tm
, amin of arty atrMr adyWM
49 WSM T tlAHtoVK
thm Famons holiday slipper tale, J2J
....... -urn, vavcniMru - O. L,
Wm Co. ' , .
Tk la.lTes of the Broadway Presbr
terlan church will pive a "social In
the parlor of the churcb Tuesdar
cvenlnj. 19. '
Yon know we had a lot of nice
f hrisiaiaa ties soiled. Wo will pat
them ni sale tomorrow Tnornin" at
Jie. Lloyd A Stewart.
Attend the one day wet sale to
morrow morning. Tie. from SAc to
1.6 ). all go at 2.Vs. Remember ona
.by only, at LInyd A Stewart's.'
Oscar Appt-lqaUt expocu to leave
for the south next week, where he is
in liniiee be will regain his health.
He will proUlily sojourn in Texas. '
An endless variety of gentleman's
Cne slippers to Ik- sold nntil Une. S4
at less than other dealers pa for
thim. at the Famous, 822 Annly
Tle handkerchief sale at McCain
I?rs . is a decided sensation- W.en
staple handkerchiefs irn at
inartcr. a third, and a half valnc.
h-i mrv nure in aiirvci aitcnion.
Were it not for the M. A K., vou
would le compelled to pay bi prices
for slippers. As it is. vmi n l.nf
the nicest and W-st at a mere aotig.
t not iaii 10 aiicuii M. & K slipper
W'm. R. French tl!rvlnr nt thn
I hicago Art institute. gie a chalk
talk" for the lavciiorl Y. M. C. A.
Monday evening in tho Kd wards
Congregational church. Admission
The jolly comedian. Chns. A. Gard
ner, and bis f rsnil nr.r I'litimntin
comedy "the prize winner" will be
or ncxi auraeiion. ftlr. tiardner
with his merry play makes new
friends wheiever he goes.
A nice Line of the f'ultimtiim nnin
endorsers is to Im held this evening
at the otlice of Jackson Hurst, and
as matters of the utraokl iniimrtsrif
to the signers are to como up for ac
tion, thu presence of everv one inter
ested is tamest Iv tleircd.
A tour throUfrh Ilxli Itnmlinr
Calcutta. Venares. ALtmr. tho fin..
ous Taj Mahal and other famous
t.itr-!. hhu iiiiiiiiiirii&s. mi me iroal-
war Ireslivterian church this even
ing. Si?tv storeopiicon views, with
lescriptivc . lecture. Admission,
free, with trco will offcrin? at the
1lm -T. iti tnndtni1 f m i T t m
delightful cntt rtair.ment at the V. M.
t . .v. a inn Thorium last eveningior the
Itencfit -of the Morri ll rluli. tin- tl.
entod little wotile hhowing that they
have improved wonderfully since
their last apjM-aranee in this their
home city, which Is justly proud of
rmtrrtrk Its li tlf tlrary Cueatr
KiOitoe. Ules la Jail.
Frederick, Hanson, the old mar
who fatally injured his son-in-law,.
U. F. Hart, and attempted to murder
his daughter in (ieneseo the other
day. and has been in the Cambridge
jail since, committed suit-He last
night in a tragic manner. Taking
his suspenders he attached a piece
of Lis underclothing, and fastening
one end to the cell door and placing
a noose lnt his neck, raised his
feet and luwly strangled.
When the turnkev oined the ceil
u.M.r ibis jnorntnir, the lel bo.lv
swung nut. Pri-ionrrs in the jail
say iney heard an tinsnal noise in
Hanson's cell a!nt 1I: last nilit.
when the detnl was probably committed.
An east bound Itock Island freight
train ctniKteii with a tram of coal
Hat on the V. & W. road at Corn-
forth Junction 011 the main line
in Iowa. l'i. miles west -of
here this morning at 4 o'clock. The
accident occurred in a fog. and the
road was blockaded lour hours, and
al! trains rorrcseiuiinly delayed.
AsCornforth Is only a liag station.
ami not a telegraph otlice, it is not
known whether any trainmen were
iu urcu or not.
A ftnatacantd Ola t nil atalioa.
Mia Mary Rk-hnnhxui, tin English
woman (f wealth. U a ttader of note.
Imwik the principal shnreltoldvr uud tho
fcmu.wr f the stores conntrcttMl with
the u-silit'ic M'ttleuientut Lriidford rk,
Louiion. lli.UM ti..lil snniiIiof sll sorts.
inciadii'tr Uents. flov.-ers, winea. etc.,
aru f nmished in these tton-s, tlierv U'iiifj
in ail M aeiariuieuu, Im'skics a post of-6i-e
inanu-'id by girls. Miss nichanlson
proiMMies to teach Wouuiu pupils tho
uuMuteuicnt ut a urgi nuitl business.
The I'HaclpU at fctalis. .
It may bo tiutt some women would not
care to ne the fronoliiao if tbey had it
Tluit it their concern, nut ours. Voters
who do not cam to Tote may be counted
by thousand niiioiitf tuen. lio that as
It may. ve are no inoro jtb.tiKed in re
f usiiiK a human heiug m rtlit. Iucuib
he may not choose to exercise it, thun
we are in refusing to oy him his due
Iwcaaso bo uiaj Itourd tho money.
A UnsHj Cmm.'L
In Quincy, Ills., a woman's conncil
Was Uuly orsSuiud. which includes all
the phibuiUiropic, educational anj liter
ary clahs and associations tn th" city.
Alts. UaUsu wwui is pnsiiduut. yuiucjr
Many of oar city chart lies have, wonv
aa uranahit. boino of our largest con
cerns have woman accountant. The best
praofresxler 1 ever knew was a woman.
Ae laiasatal Itrftmnaaea That Pesvai
"As interesting as anything Tre sees
fat this town." aaiil a visitor tn tka oinr
Mtras a change of pianists that saw in
Tancry inoeter. xnero was a man on
the Staira Sineinff a inr- anil thi niantat
was playing the accotnpariraent. I bap-
penca 10 see uio ptantst glancing to tho
left once, and I tooked in that direction
myself and saw coming down the aisle a
nan that I judged most be the relief pi
anist, and so be wras, I imagined that
e wouia ait down far a momant and
Wait. hat. drse mtv 1 m nmr tlnw.
"Ho Was apprcaching the piano at the
oass cnu 01 me keyboard. When be bad
1 A . . . ....
mimosi rracneu iuo corner 01 l tie ptano,
the man who was playing began gently
shdln.T off the seat to tho riht, still
playing. l!y this time the relief ras
abreaf t of the boss keys, and these the
nrst player, t?uo was stut suding stead
ily to the right, now relinqrtislied to him,
and then tho newcomer, still standing,
but nlso moving steadily to the right,
struck in in perfect time ami-tune.
"There was a brief time, a second or
two, when both men were playing the
retiring pianist tho treble and the on
coming player the bass and for a frac
tion of a second they were both stand
ing. But now the new player is fairly
opposue 1 no center 01 tho keyboard. lie
settles into tho sent. nnt nnw it. ia Viia
hand that strikes the treble, and now the
wbole piano resounds ta his resolute
"In fact, there never was a minute
when the piano had anything to say
about it. There never was a minute
when the men were not completely mas
tors of the sitnntion. There never was
an instant from the timo the relief ap
proached nntil he was firmly settled in
Lis seat when Imth men were not con
tinnously in motion, but the change was
made without a jar or a tdur in the mu
sic and without the omission of a note."
2ew York San.
To Kill a Lobster.
When a live lobster is required for
boiling or other pnrposes, here is a sim
ple and comparatively painless mode of
killing it: Run a loag, narrow bladed
knife into the tail at the third joint from
the end. having the blade slant down
ward. This will cnt the spinal cord,
and death will quickly follow.
Scrofula eradicated and all kindred
diseases cured by Hood's Sarsapa
rilla. which by its vitalizing and al
terative effects, makes pure blood.
KK tor IN
Want a nwk
a Waut bmrlors
Want a partm
W" a tua'fcm
ant to frnl lunaia
Warn a Mrrvant srl
Waul la a fT
Want 10 wll a hon-e
W'ant tn rxrbsrrr antiitfis1
Want l mi; Urnim-bold punds
Want to makr anjr rralrstatr r-ns
Wat I to aril nr iradc fur arj-il nr
Want In Bud eus'itnrTS for anytluag
VSS TIIC.-E COLCJIS8.
rit bAlt.Y AKOI S Ita-MVEKBU AT VOCB
aonrrr rvraiac tor l: avr Back.
F'K HENT-S H xTTAOS OX U1STH
aan.e tl.m, tfn firvet Kedr Itros.
r1 AI.E--M .1 io.l, 1H.I-M (.TOVEs AM)
a hudrasUlinc, aratlf ttw. AppU at Ues
L M KE"-TU IniKLLIN'S LATELY M'
r ratrl b Mr . Krvll. r itutT h ril tm ad
t.U Slaratt ntrrU lMUlrcfJ.W strwan.
Glove ? Fur Store
An elegant line of
in BEAVER.' MINK.
Also, Muffs. Ti jct8, Iloas, Cdlars. &c.
Miibkrat. Lined ;ioves for driving.
Beaver, Seal and other Gloves.
A full stock of
Ladies and Gent's
GLOVES MADE TO ORDER.
163T Second Ave., liock Island
It a ww w mm mu
r 1 1 aa km no on a
r it aa hkno on
II A A A N O U S
II A AN UNO O S - S
II A AM XX 000 sssa
New Scale Kimball,
Hailet & Davis.
Icetrntcents told on
timo pa) meLls. .. ..Violins
and accord ons at half
-81B Second Ar.
A Woman's oii"iiiaa v hoU
the Texas state fair at Dallas recently.
Women from all the leading cities of thj
Lone-Star State gave addresses and read
papers upon the great social questions of
tho day. Among the speakers were two
from Toledo Mrs. Fannie Segur Fos
ter upon "Women In Business Life"
and Mrs. S. Isadoro Miner npon "The
Vocations Open to Women." ,
Baths of all kinds, including
Turkish, plain, shampoo, elec
tric, electro-thermal, etc., may
lie obtained at the Sanitarium
Bath Hooms. on tho first floor of
the Harper House.
For Ladies From 9 a. m. to
12 m. on week days. For Gen
tlemen From 6 a. m. to 7:30 a.
m., and from 2 p. m. to 9 p. m.
on week days. On Sundays the
rooms will he open from 6 a. m.
to II a. m. for Gentlemen only.
Electric and Kicctro-thcrmal
baths may be obtained at any
time during business hours.
Gymnasium connected with bath
THE ONLV SKIS CURE AND
MM O O
M 5 o
M mho n
SI JH M m uuu
M H K
m n k
mw n RRmt
t u a. m
!? b g S ; 8
p km '
u U oo,?
w ? oo V I UBnp
Riverside Oaks. Kivcrsidc Ranges
Riverside Cooking Stoves.
Garland Hard Coal Stoves.
The best ss-ortment of Stores 'ia the city.
13 IBS 17 Mreasie AT
an elegant line
of Japanese ware,
consisting of cups and
saucers, bread and butter
bon bons, olive dishes, sugar
and cr,eam, rose jars, mush
and milk, tea pots, vases,
and scores of other novelties.
Prices 50 per cent cheaper
than ever before.
Big sale this evening.
1709 and 170i Secona a
1728 Second Avenue,
THE FIRST GUN.
Again we open the battle equipped better than ever before to
show the largest line of Holiday Presents ever shown. This
house is a factor in the Rock Island mercantile fraternity; not the
largest in size, but the largest in enterprise. It is enterprise that
produces this wonderful offering.
Juveniles, 4c. consisting of:
Little Piles' picture book,
At the Farm,
The Youn; Artist, and many others pos
itively the largest and bct books ever of
fered for the m.ney
Sec our oc juvenile fine large pictures in
Linen lnoks from M to 2.1c. We lead in
lare assortment and low prices in this line.
Chambers' Enclvcoiiedia, 12 volumes,
Shakespeare's complete works, 72c.
Plush Goods Children's work box, 19c.
cnn.sistinj of thimble, crochet, hook, nee
dle, brocaded plush, satin lined.
Handkerchiefs and glove boxes, S9e.
Toilet sets from C9c up to 7.5J.
The largest and finest line of Christmas
cards ever shown. The prices so low that
you wonder how can they be made to sell
ut what we ask for them.
Wheel barrows, 15c.
1I1 busies, 25c.
TOYS! TOYS! TOYS! Goods delivered.
Crockery I wish to draw yo.:r at!
to this department.
Having purchased direct from th
tories of the Old World, 1 am in th.
tion to knock out all competition i
une, ami in tancy plates, china. liniu
cups and saucers, rose bowl. eaUe j
and thousands of other things too 1:
ous to mention. r
lolI heads. Chairs,
Doll arms. Rockers. Oir!-.
Holi shoes. Wajrons, Mu"l':
It . . r , ... . . . 1
uon t ior uie woria buy your Underwear until you have looked at our line. We are here to hold trade
uo uie town some good, we can compare with any house in the three cities.
Another lot of Mitts as long as they last at 4c. Sample line of Mitts going very low. Silk mitts from 45c
F. G. YOUNG, Proprietor.
SURPRIS1XG KARGAIXS jjfVUIEX'S AND BOYS'
AT THE DEPENDABIito OXE PRICE.
"at?er l rJccs others quote, we always do better. All Goods marked in Plain and the Fairest
Owing to the depression in the Money market, we have had some unusual opportunities of makin-
chases which with Spot Cash, we were prompt in taking advantage of and are now making bust
nessjium with the irresistible force of the MANY BARGAINS we are offerin "
t 2 38
8 fi .
M. & K
, 7 SO
WE WILL ! !
WE ARE ! ! ! 1 25
the KNEE I'ANTS.
KX K1.I.I N 1
IMMENSE BARGAINS IN SHOES.-Nothing we can say is as convincing as the goods and prices ,
VV e therefore request an opportunity of an honest test to prove the sincerity of every claim.
Shoe fitoi 180 Second aremie
Largest Shoe and Clothing Stores in Rock Island County.
: CtoOiii etoi 1T 8ool Avenue, II6-123 Eighteenth St
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