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kess Makers and Seamstresses
Attend Madame Kcllogg's school of Dress
THE ARGUS. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28. 1894.
Gossip About the Astor Family
UBS. ASTOS'S UNEXPECTED DEATH.
No re-fitting. No re-basting,
chart or model, but a
Genuine Tailor System,
Such as our Merchant Tailors
Instructions given in the art of
I Great Exelnsieeaeee Practiced by the Amer
ican-Britisher Little Knowaaf the Cai
T Hie Vif'e Item foe A Heavy Blow to
tbe Hinband Leo XIII Telle the Do-
trolt'a omcers How He Loves the Called
London. Uec 2S. Tho strict seclusion
observed by the Astor family at Cliveden
during the last three month hag been
much discussed in the neighboring vill
age of Taplow. The Astors preserved a
secrecy touching Mrs. Aster's illness
whic'i is usual only with royalty, and it
is state I on all sides that far less was
Boning, Finishing, and
Ryan Ilock, Second Flcor, Davenport,
At Bennett s
Glove and Fur Store.
Your choice of any pair of Kid Gloves or Mittens
in the store FREE with any Fur Cape or Set of
Furs purchased from us.
Gloves and Furs repaired. All the latest styles
in Gloves, Sealskins, Beaver, Otter, etc. Muffs of
GLOVE AND FUR STORE,
160J, Second avenue. Rock Island, 111.
ROCK ISLAND, 111.
A Mel School of Business Training
Affording the most thorough and comprehensive instruction in
the following branches of study: Book-keeping and Business Prac
tire as applied to the various branches of business. Commercial
Calculation and Rapid Beckoning, Business Correspondence and
Customs, Practical Business Writing, Banking and Finance, Com
mercial Law and Legal Forms, English Language, Political Econo
my and Ethics. The course in shorthand comprises the study at
this subject according to the Benn Pitman system, the most univer
sal system of phonetic writing in the world. Practical Typewrit
ing. Reporting and Office Practice.
The Winter Term opens January 9, 1895. For further particu
Prof. O. Olsson, D. D., Ph. D.
W. ASTOH'S BEEXDEKCE, SEAR LOKDON,
known about the affairs of the mansion
in the vicinity than when it was tenanted
by the duke of Westminster and otlu-r
men who live ii history. It is learnt . I,
however, that the principal feature of tho
deceased luuv s illness was a profound de
pression which could not le dispelled.
her case almost quite hop-less from the
first. Mrs. Astor suffered from a severe
i luess early in the ye ir.
Death Was Unexpected.
Since then her health has never licen
robust, but it became known only about
three weeks ago, owing to the visits of a
len.ling London doctor, that she whs ogam
I sick. It is said now that though her phys
ical ailment; were complicated they
might have lieen amenable to treatment
if the patient had seconded the efforts of
her doctors by any attempt to light against
i them. Death caiue somewhat suddenly
and quiet unexpectedly, it licing bolicveJ,
both by the family and the physiciars.
that there was no immediate danger,
though little hope of ultimate recovery was
entertained. The husband was complete
ly prostrated by the b'ow, weakened us
he was by apprehension, which had op
pressed him sorely. For several weeks ho
had been seen nowhere in society, though
ho rarely missel cuing to attend to bus
iness at his randsoma ouijo in Thames
embankment, London, a few hours each
Though the Astors 8icnt much money
lit their immediate neighborhood, the
people express disappointment that they
did not entertain ou as lavish a scale as
they antic' itei. The house seems to
have Impressed the people of the neigh
borhood as being pervaded by an atmos
phere of gloom very different from what
it was in the hands of its former tenants.
It is now common rumor in Taplow that
Mr. Astor will leave Cliveden, which may
be repurchased by the Duke of Westmin
stcr, who always regretted selling it. It
is also thought in Tuplow that Mr. Astor
will return to live in America, but those
best acquainted with him declare this
very improbable, all his plans being
based on making England his permanent
Pronounced Hopeless, Tat laved
From a letter written bv Mrs. Ada
E. Hurd, of Groton, S. D., we quote
'Was taken with a bad cold, which
settled on my lungs. Cough 6et in
and hnally terminated in consump
tion, tour doctors srave me up, say
in? I could live but a short time. I
gave myself up to my Saviour, deter
mined if I could not stay with my
friends on earth, I would meet my
absent ones above. My husband was
advised to eet Dr. King's New Dis-
I covery for Consumption, Coughs and
Colds. I gave it a trial, took in all,
eight bottles; it has cured me, and
thank God 1 am now a well ana
hearty woman. Trial bottles free at
Ilartz & Bahnsen's drug store, regu
lar size, oOc and f 1.
Good looks are more than skin
deep, depending upon a healthy con
dition of all the vital organs. If the
liver be inactive, you have a bilious
look, if your stomach be disordered.
you have a dyspeptic look, and if
your kidneys be affected you have a
pinched look. Secure gooa neaitn
and you will have eood looks. Elec
tric Hitters is tbe great alterative
and tonic, acts directly on these
vital organs. Cures pimples,
blotches, boils and gives a good com
CoalVallet, Dec. 26. Miss Mary
Pryce, of Racine, Wis., is visiting her
folks during Holidays.
Hugh bmith and family left last
week for the west.
Miss Reynolds, of Fultoo county.
is the guest of Dr. Martin.
Miss Minnie Martin is taking her
holiday vacation at Cable.
Miss rannie rrvce is home for a
few davs from Normal, 111.
Miss Cecelia Jeurgens is at home.
having been absent for the last six
W. J. Franing was here Christmas
on his vacation from his school in
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Seavers, of
Duvcnport, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
State's Attorney C. J. Searle, of
Rock Island, was the guest of J. J
Pryce on Christmas day.
Time Morass bas soiu to Jane
Davis a house and two lots known
as the Peter Shroeder residence, for
John Philbert and Miss Sarah C.
Staggs, of lew itt, Iowa, were mar
ried Wednesday by Judge Lucian
Mvers & Hintz have commenced
operating in the mine belonging to
J. J. Jeurgens. Thev are readv to
deliver to the public.
The Cable amateur troupe rcn
dcred the cantata at the hall Satur.
day evening. The house was com
fortablv filled, and the audience was
well pleased. It was one of the most
pleasing performances that has been
here for some time.
The Christmas tree at the P. M
church Christmas eve was a good en
tertainment. The program was well
rendered. Presents were abundant.
The house was filled, both sitting and
standing room fully occupied. They
presented their minister with a hne
R. J. Bailey and bride, who was
Miss M. A. Johnson, of Rock Island,
who were married last week and took
wedding trip to Chicago, returned
home today. They have the best
wishes of tbe community, and the
hope that their future may be bright.
I he masquerade ball under tbe au
spices of the A. O. U. W., on Monday
evening, was largely attended.
Some seventy-five numbers were
sold. The music was tine, and every
effort was made by the managers to
make things agreeable, which was
fully realized. "The result was a
social and financial success.
While two conveyances, one 2-
borse and a single rig, were coming
from Moline tbe other mgbt, tbe
horses of the double rig ran awav,
Three of the paity were thrown out
and injured, tbe two from (.able one
slightly, and tbe other seriouslv.
having a gash eight inches long from
the tip of tbe ear to the opposite
jaw bone. The Coal Valley man had
his face scratched from the scalp to
WANTON AMD COWARDLY MURDER.
James Martin, Married, "lint ftewa at
Fail Uek, ky, bjr Horace Wood, .
Lancaster, Ky.. IIjc. 2. A probable
murder took placa at Paint Lick, twelve
miles from here. Horace Woods And
James Martin had b-'cn drinking the day
and met at Elijah Kat bridge's store.
They went out into tho etrj.n anl Woods
said to Martin: "Jim. you are a (rood
friend of inina, but your wife djn t
That's nil right. Hornc-," replied
Martin, "but wo won't disc-is. that now."
Without another word Woods disen
gaged himself and stepping a! tout t-o
paces from 'artin, raiaoa bis revolver and
fired, the ..llet striking Martin just
above the left nipple.
Shoot afialn, Horace, I am not armed.
said Marti i, whereupon Woods Bred
again, the ball entering the abdomen of
Lire tm Wad.
24 Herman Peters, Erie. 111.; Mis
Ella Cain, Hillsdale.
William G. Sf-ttlos, Miss Sarah E.
Lewis. South Moline.
William Bradley, Miss Anne Ilerta-
25 Icrov Shaw, South Rock Is
and. Miss Mary Craig. llaleville.
2G John Max Zimmerman, Chica
go. Miss Martha Eluzia Carlton, Rock
John Philbert, Mist Sarah S
Staggs. Dewitt, Iowa.
Thomas F. Leary, Miss Kate Fred
erick son. Rock Island.
William W. Bailey. Mist Mae Deal.
Charles E. Willis. Miss Charlotte
E. 1evey, Rock Island.
Oh! My Mae.
A good many tired men and women
could get rid of that paia in Ibeir
back if tbey wonld try Parks Surt
Cure for the Liver and Kidneys.
The trouble it usually there, and
Parks1 Sure Cure reaches and enret it.
Sold bv Harts & Ullemever.
"Royal Baby Bye Whisky
Is s "Rye as Is Rye," aatarally ripened aad
ea from all foreign Savor aad adnlterenw, rou
an teed pare 1 3d over elevea yean or age, recota
Bjesded to the eoanoisoeor as nerttorioM am
da worthy of the eontdeaoe of iavalida, eonea
leacenta aad the aped. See ttal our asms a
blown m bottle. S1.80 per quart bottle.
"ROYAL KCBV" PORT Wilt
pore, old and mellow, therefore best adapted for
Invalids, convalescents and tbe ared. It restores
lost vitality, creates ttrengta and appetite, bauds
up tbe weak and debilitated, (leans, tl. Plata,
SU cent. Pet ap on bonoe and gnaranleet by
ROYAL WTKR. CO- Chleaea.
For sale at Harwr Boose Pharaucv. and b
luiam vicaoema. amuse.
Children Cry for
The celebration to lie given at
Sherrard New Year1 dav nnder the
auspices of the Congregationalists,
promises to be an eventful occasion,
and will undoubtedly attract a large
crowd of people from neighbor
ing towns. A special train will be
run from Roek ".Island, arriving at
Sherrard at 11:05 a. m. The pro
ceeds of the entertainment, which
will be given at the new hotel, will
go towards constructing a new
church at that place. 1 be program
includes -addresses by Kev. r. vv.
Merrell, of this city; Rev. T.
B. Willson, of Moline; Revs.
M. M. McCreight, A. A. Waters,
S. P. Archer, Valentine, E. H. Al-
ford, W. P. Clark, H. Phelps, O. O.
Smith, Brown, T. R. Johnson, inter
spersed by vocal and instrumental
selections. Robert T. atson, pres
ident of Y. P. S. C. E. of Mercer
county, and Ed. Kaupke, president
of Y. P. S. C. E. of Rock Island coun
ty, will also deliver addresses.
The incessant wasting of a
consumptive can only be over
come by a powerful concentrated
nourishment like Scott's Emul
sion. If this wasting; is checked
and the system is supplied with
strength to combat the disease
there is hope of recovery.
of Cod-liver Oil, with Kypophos
phites, does more to cure Con
sumption than any other known
remedy. It is for all Affection of
Throat and Lungs, Coughs, Colds, Bron
chitis and Wastinr. ramtut f.
eoanHiass. K T. AllOreofnta. 60c am) ft
Leads to nervousness, fretfulness.
peevishness, chronic dvspepsia and
great misery. Hood s sarsaparilia I
is tbe remedy, it tones tbe stom
ach, creates an appetite, and gives a
relish to food. It makes pure blood
and fives healthv action to all tbe
Sold at Hartz & Bahnsen's organs of the body. Take Hood's for I
Krinfs comfort and improvement and
lends to personal eniovircnt when
rightly used. The many, who live bet
ter than other and enjoy hie more, with
less expenditure, by more t-romtitly
adapting the world's best producU to
tbe needs of physical bring, will attest
tbe value to health of tbe pure liquid
laxative principles cw braced in the
fetnedv. Svrun of Fur.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
la the form most accepts Lie and pleas
ant to the taste, the rci robbing and truly
beneficial properties of a t-rVrt lax
ative; effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling cold, beadachet and fever
ana permanently enriif mmdJpattfln.
It baa givm rtifa-tion to million and
Ret with tlie approval of the medical
profession, because it acta m tbe Kid
Bey. Liver and Bowela without weak
ening then and it is perfectly fire from
very objerti.mable autwtance.
Syrnp of Fie is for tale by all drop
gixta in 50c and tl bottles, bnt it : man
o factored by Hie California Fig yrup
Co. only, whise? name is printed on ewrjr
package, also the name, fyrup of Fig,
and being well informed, you miil not
accept ac j substitute u onerta.
J E. Montrose, aajer.
One XlfM Only.
Saturday Night, Dec.
Tbe Comedy Cyclone.
WILLIAM GRAY and
Miss BI-RTIE CONWAY
In the Comedy Ih-ania,
ret sale pri Thera'er srfl Hif tier, f? at
tbe Haiprr llcaee drug elnre.
Prices, tl. M and Tic.
SCI I A CM S
ASS SSOBT 029X2
Floral Bazaar. Cut
Flowers and Plants,
Fancy Needle Work,
Pine home-made Bread
Cakes . . .
Geo. T. Crowder
B. F. Evans.
Rinaud's Cleopatra Invisible,
Tbe flneet Canelsclai
It Imparts a beanU
Inl ebeil like Unt,and
levea the , km as clear
and fair a an infant's.
The only comple'ioe
powder made that has
an mediclaal vino" U
pHilr cures pim
ple, bltck beads, ted
pets and oily skin.
For sale in bock Island
very bn sold on a warrant of absolute
perilr. cample package free
drug store, 60c per bottle
BUCKLEH'S ARNICA SALVE.
The best salve in the world for
cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt
rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped
hands, chilblains, corns and all skin
eruptions, and positively cures
piles or no pay reqnirea. it is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money refunded. Price 25 cents per
box. For sale by Hartz Ullemeyer.
Hood's Sarsaparilia cures.
Hood's pills become the favorite
cathartic with every one who tries
Florida and toe Soath !
The quickest and best way from
Bock Island to Florida and all points
in the south, is via Peoria and the
Bie Four Route," through Cincin
nati, Chattanooga, Atlanta, Macon,
Holiday Kates. etc. Leaving Koclc Island 2:2U p. m
For the Christmas and New Years You get elegant vestibule drawing
holidays, the Burlington, Cedar Rap- room sleeper at Peoria 7:25 p. m. and
ids & Northern railwav will sell ex- step from aame into an elegant lim-
cursion tickets between all points on lted" train, in Lmon depot at em
its linn at extreme! v low rates for the cinnatl. tne rest morning, wnicn
Answers to Correspondents.
WILL BE POI ND IX THE
A 10 page, -column Democratic newspaper.
Henry W atteraon is tbe Editor.
Prico $1-00 Per Tear.
Wknlauli Pester aad Importer of
Wines and .Liquors
161 C and 1C18 Third Ave
A S2 S)
T. H THOMAS. Druggist and Op
ticiaa. Eyes tea tod free of charg.
Evert PAW WAEEASTEB kj
TOLLEY BHDS. & CO.,
Tickets on sale December 22, 23,
24. 25 and 31, 1894, and January 1.
1895. Good to return nntil and in
cluding January 2, 1895. For rates
and time of trains call on station
agents or address.
. Gen. Tkt. and Pass. Agt
Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
For the holidays the Chicago, Mil
waukee & St. Paul Railway company
will sell excursion tickets between all
points within a distance of 200 miles
at one fare and a third for the round
trip. Tickets on sale Dec. 22, 23, 24,
25. 81 and Jan. 1. 1895. Tickets
rood to return nntil Jan. 2, 1895.
E. D. W. Holmes, Agent
lands you in Jacksonville the next
day at 9:55 a. m., thus making the
run from kock island to Jacksonville
in 431 hours. Rates at low as via
any other route. For rates, tickett.
tourist guide, etc., call at R. I. & P
depot, or address
Charles S. LaFollette,
T. P. A. "Big Four Route,"
S24 S. Adams street, Peoria, 111.
The Weekly Conrler joarnal make very liberal
ersM to aeeats aainnle coolee of the mdtt and
Premium supplement sent free to any address.
Holiday Excwrstoa Bates.
For Christmas and New Year's!
holidays, the R. I. dc P. railway will
on Dec. 22, 24. 25, 29 and SI. 1894,
and Jan. 1, 1895, sell exenrsion tick
ets to all points on its line, and
points on connecting lines, not farther
distant than 200 miles, tickett lim
ited to Jan. 2. 1895, for retain.
F. H. Rockwell, Agent,
How attained how re
stored bow prreerved.
Ordinary works on Pbr-
StOiOBT will not It'll V
the doctors caa
n1: bat ell the as
von wish to know. Voor
are the Key to Life and
1 itm renrodoctJon. Oar
leva haee the tentb. Enrf Bnaa wba
would regain sexual vigor lost tbrotara folly,
ordpvelop members weak by nat ore or wasted
by diveaee. bhoold write for onr sealed book,
"Perfect Manhood " K charfe. Address
C2 CITim C3 tttlT, B.T.
Bcrtis C;:n i:::i3,
Saturday Dec. 29. p m.
fperial Eogecrejeut ut
9 n ewe at re fra
1'ad.T dirertloa at A. S. Test,
15 nrmnturn a ta iax.-s zivt
l adt dlrrttjoa a I. W. D,-ker.
si s:s:tranra a tst unaai an
ledtv dirertloa c4 Enooi's flay.
eel Sale at Plokr bank Mm. rMa(
Wrdareday aaoraliic. tire. a.
Price fl and TT. Shim (Cm,I IT.Sd.
Pre? list taapanard.
STATS SAVHTQ3 BAUTL
IF YOU WISH AXY
THiX IS THIS LINE
We have a
Nice line of Hardware.
And a complete line of
mixeu house and floor
paints, white lead, lin
seed oil, etc
1610 Third avenue.
Baths of all kind, including
Turkish, plain, shampoo, elec
tric, electro-thermal, etc., may
ba obtained at the Sanitarium
Bath Booms, on the first floor of
the Harper House.
For Ladies From t a. m. to
IS m. on week day For Gen
tlemen From a. m. to 7:30 a.
m., and from 1 p. m. to t p. m.
oa week dart 6a Sundayt tbe
rooma will be open from a. m.
to 11 a. m. for Gentlemen only.
Electric and Electro-thermal
batha may be obtained at any
time during baaiaeta hour.
Gymnasium connected with batk
Asvatatoerll oer new book. Dirnoeaav or
l airan statm Hinar, br riof. i. Fran kit
'amaaa. Keeeed L everr teecaer noail am
f smile: indoreed ey trees aid pebllc Agews
eei sw m ose per weia. iifoeiei ageaie WUJ
Le made ge: cral areata. Die rav.
PVKITAX PLBUSHISO CO.
Plflaaa Street aad TtOrt A
tbe MonneasetaeB Pan. Oi
S fCQT OTttKI ill U tVSZX
eater tuu La.
Opea froa) t a. as. ts I e i- ei.s weeseedas aad
a. A. ajswwowra.
Porter Bkteaec. W. W. Wells,
a A. Roe. H. A. AlLewerta.
O. B. Edwards, W . B. JUtaaas.
r rriaonr. r. i
REAL ESTATE LOANS
WW as lor pneate aerOes ta tbe Sinai
spot of tbe west fey tbe
Orchard State Bank
of OaCBABS. HEXRABEA.
X. W. Daac, riawlocid.
I. a. Pear Cwtkitr.
tt1:cb11 A LTtide, Benuue.
i. f iioh-neoa. t aekier IlecA laiabd -t
CCCanar, . D.
Oacr Dart Seui, Wboleeale Wn.era.
HATES ft CULkYKLAJTD
tine owar 40 MiSioa Douan
Tire Life, Torsade.
Bosda of BarwryaMp.
OPPiea a'otayioaw Mack aeok Islaal. da
Ibef will Inset est yea.
J. M BUFORD.
Vjcneral . . .
Tbsaid -r "in ! urn
Losses PrcaptlT Pali.
ToarPatiasus Is aoBcned.
Msee re SJeeeTkroea, ptelaa, OopeeejoleeaS
waota. Aebea. Old buna, Llean Imiomih.Bmla
Mila Wrier CawM i m i ay "j mmm
Vls riti7t-lij ran s Fist
CUt ritffViraMtf to Crrat Taot.
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