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THE ABG0B, SATUROAY, DECEHBEB 21, 1CU5. CITY CHAT. Clearing sale tt Goldsmith's. Treft trimmings at Trefa A Co's. Bed Star baa do equal aa a polish. Bargains In suits at Goldsmith's. Christmas candies at Trefa 6 Co's. Beautiful Christmas treea at Trefa & Co's. Toys going fast at Trefa A Co's. Prices that talk. Boys' suits and orercoats half price at Goldsmith's. Tojs of every description at mast, go prices at Eckhart's. Big discount removal sale at Flem ing's, Twentieth street. Those men's slippers are going fast at 43 cents. Dolly Bros. See Young & McCombs' slash in prices in another column. Bargains in Mclntyre-Reck Co's. fancy goods department. Christmas things going with a rnsh at Mclotyre-teck Co's. Special kid glove offerings at Mc-Intyre-Back Co's. for Christmas. Winter soits and overcoats will be sold regardless of cost at Goldsmith's. The best bread in the city 325 Twentieth street the Home Bakery. Infant's patent leather shoes S3 cents while tiiey last at Dolly Bros'. Mr. and Mrs. George Hamaker have gone to Chicago tor a week's visit. Give E. B. McKown yonr next or der for bard coal, soft coal and hard wood. Men's fine all wool winter suits, worth f 15. will be sold for $3.75 at Goldsmith's. George Sudlow arrived home from Andover this morning for the Christ mas vacation. A lot of nice fat dressed turkeys, geese and chickens at Beecher'a com mission house. Get the baby a pair of patent leather shoes for Christmas. Only 33 cents at Dolly's. Baskets, work and fancy, at very low prices at Mclntyre-Keck Co's. rery nice for gifts. The Knights of Pythias hall at Aledo was dedicated with fitting ex ercises last evening. x Miss Kathrrine Mabie, of Chicago, is visiting Miss Anna Kirkpatrick ana miss juaua aiaote, in mis city. This evening, while tbey last, Puck's elegant 50 cent picture p tint ing books 10 cents apiece at McCabe Bros'. Home-made pure fresh candies every nirrnitig at MrCata Bros', and fin other's reltbrated Chicago candy twice a week. ' Will Sweenv has come home from chool at the Northwestern univer sity at t'.vanston to spend the Christ mas vacation. Dress goods all in patterns and ready for presents at the lowest prices at Mclotyri-lteck ujxen of special low prices. rroro now until Christmas I will be open evenings, and furniture will b sold at a great reduction. H. F Coriies, 1H02 Second avenue. Toys, dolls, games and books all must go at some price at Mc In ty re use k co s. !neciai reduced prices in the hook and game department. City Attorney J. L. Haas and wife left today for Michigan Cilv. Ind., to spend Christmas week with Mr. Haas1 sister, Mrs. Louisa Brittingham. No 1:kI v ever has too many ktl gloves. Until Christmas McCabe Bros, will give a handsome glove buttoner with each pair of kid gloves. Koyal umbrella values at Mcln-tvre-Keck Co's., beginning with En gli-h glorias at 62 rents. Fine 9J.50 umbrellas f I 62; 3 umbrellas now 1 1.9. Travel over the Hock Island bridge yesterday amounted to: root, north. 3G; south, 834; total, 1,670; street cars, north, 72; south, 72; total. 141. Miss Ella Col mere has returned from a visit to Mactawac Park. Ot tawa Bench, Jennescn Park, Black Lake, Sunnyside and .Holland, Mich bhe is much improved in health The Y. M. C. A. meeting tomorrow at 3:30 p. m. will be addressed bv six business men on the subject What Christmas Means to Me. Singing led by cornet. All men are invited. Another lot of books. "Autocrat it the Breakfast Table," only 16 cents; King Solomon's mines, 1 cent per cony; 12mo cloth bound fiction. poetry, travels, history, etc each at McCabe bros'. 1 housands of children will have csndy this year who have gone with out heretofore. Candies of guaran tetd purity can be had at McCabe Bros', at 6 cents, 6 cents, 8 cents, 9 cents and 10 cents per pound. Bur only pore and fresh candy. McCabe Bros, will aell no other. The great crowds aronnd their candy counters proves conclusively that the publie fully appreciate this fact. The low prices on the best goods tells the rest or the story. Dr. J. De Silva and wife have ar rived from Chicago to make Rock Island their future residence, the doctor having arranged for office room with Dr. S. C Plummer in the Kingston block, in which he will fol lo bis professional practice. lion. lien I. Uawe and family are xpe t i home the first of next week. Mr. cable has been detained in Jew York by an attack of quinsy, bnt is in Chicago todav attending the meet log of Illinois democrats there with view to securing the democratic rational convention for that city, V D. YYlman, of Moline, is in re ceipt of the glad news of the libera- tl n of hla father, Erastus . Wiman, of Mew York, tried and convicted of f Tetrr in the lower courts a year and a half ago, the court of appeals having reversed the decision of the lower court, as told by the press dis patches. There was a delicate operation per formed on Mrs. Shoo p. of Hillsdale, at St. Anthony's hospital this morn ing, the patient having 20 gall stones taken from her. The operation was in charge of Dr. J. R. Hollow bash, who was aassisted by Drs. C. Bern hardt, G. G. Craig, G. L. Eyster, J. P. Comegvs and G. E. Barth. Among the window displays at tracting attention from the passing public are those of Eckbart, Hartz & Ullemever and Dolly Bros, on Twentieth street. Blakes- ley A McDonald on Fifth ave nue and Allen. Myers & Co., J. Ram ser & Son, Adams' shoe store and Long's grocery on Second avenue. Standard illustrated editions of Hawthorne, Emmerson, Lowell, Whittier, Longfellow and O. W. Holmes' complete works. For par ticulars send postal to Frank Lasher, (general delivery)who will call and show samples of 'same. Sold only by subscription. Time or cash. Any of the above a beautiful holiday gift. Interesting dosing exercises were held in most of the public school buildings yesterday preparatory to the holiday season. At No. 6 in particular, where Miss Annie Kirk patrick is principal, there were 236 visitors, the exercises were interest ing and Santa Clans appeared. At No. 4 the observances in Miqs Muse's room constituted a feature. Santa Clans appeared and delighted each of the little ones with an ap propriate gift. Miss Muse herself was surprised, too, by receiving many handsome remembrances of love from the little people. TONIGHT'S MASS MEETING to I Citlaaa. of Bock Island to Gather Approva tha Monro Doctrlofi. The called mass meeting at the court house to express support of the Monroe doctrine and to approve of the president's firm stand in up holding tt in the existing Venezue lan boundary dispute occurs to night. The substance of the call, together with the object of the same, has been published and the public is too familiar with all the details of the threatened unfriendly diplomatic re lations between this country and England to reqnira repetition here. lbat every citizen of the republic is ready by word or act to uphold the government against all the world and under all possible circum stances, it is equally unnecessary to say, and tonight's meeting is in tended to give expression to the in born determination of every loyal citizen that America shall be for all the Americas. Co's. KATES! KNOWLEDGE Brings common and improvement and lends to personal enjoyment when rightly used. The many, who live bet ter than others and enjoy lite more, wnn lets exDenditure. by more promptly adapting the world's best products to the needs of physical being, will attest the value to health of the pure liquid laxative principles embraced in the remedy. Svruo of Fitrs- Its excellence is due to its presenting la the form most acceptable and pleas ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly beneficial properties of a perfect lax ative ; effectually cleansing the system, dispelling colds, headaches and fevers ana permanently curing constipation. It has given satisfaction to millions and met witii me aoDrovai oi me meuicai profession, because it acts on the Eid nevs. Liver and Bowels without weak ening them and it is perfectly free from every objectionable substance. fcvruo or ics is tor saie Dy aii aruz- rists in 50c and $1 bottles, but it is man- manured oy tne caniomia r lg oyrup Uo. only, whose name is printed on every nack&ze. also the name. Syrup of Figs, and being: well informed, you will not accept any substitute if offered. .Barney & Berry's Complete Line Of Skates All Styles All Sizes. Skates! Skates! Skates! Skates! r -- t illESS BIS. GET YOUR SKATES ON -AT- DAVID DOIQ'S 1615-1617 Second Avenue. 9 cents SLASHING STILL. Vouok McCnmb. Catting Deeper The Uoods Matt Uo. 10 use denying the tact we are stuck with a big stock and must un. load. The rain coming on as it did is our loss and your gain. Toys and holiday goods must go, and prices have been made accordingly. This is the way we are slashing prices: Doll buggies 19 cents; doll buggieB so cents; doll buggies 49 cents. Children white bedroom dresser worth $3.53. stuck price" $2.25. Handkerchiefs 1 cent, 2 cents, 3 cents and up, worth double and ttiple the price,asked. Ladies1 ice wool shawls, stu k price" 39 cents t big bargain. Gent neck scarfs many of them beauties going at 121, 19 and 25 cents. Mafia 39 cents, worth $1 and up wards. Other goods are going at a like sacrifice. It's your own fault if you don't get get in on it. lOPNO & McCombs. ratrl rtta Production. Home talent eave an admirable production of ' The American Jubi lee" at Harper's theatre last even ing. It was given nnder the direc tion of Mrs. J. C.Jacobs, for the benefit of the Bowers Liter ary society. I he piece was of a purely patriotic nature and in its rendition evinced creditable training and natural dramatic and elocution ary abilities of the young people as snmtng the various characters. There was somo nice sinzinz aol several beautiful drilis, the costumes being very handsome. There were about forty in the cast. Nolle to the fablle. The undersigned wish to inform the public that tbey have bought the baking department of the Eagle bak ery of William beidel, br., and will carry on the wholesale branch of the business, William Seidel. Sr., retir ing. The best in their line will con. stantly be found and tbey respect fully solicit yonr patronage t.KDMAX EfOLBBIG, William Seidel, Jr. I Eye and I Palate Holiday Sale. V 23 lbs granulated sugar. 4 Ul every sack guaranteed . , $1.00 Tin a a tlatnal "lnsiAa Am W t every sack cruaranteed . . 89c w m Dandy ratent - so S Canned tomatoes 7c CCanned corn v 6c 4 M All dry yeast, per package 3c 4 U tl 1 f)Q. Ji EIJV J1UUI, pVi BOVK. ...... OU Rva meal, rwr andr 97 3 Corn meal, per sack 10c Best rolled oats. 10 lbs. . 25c California prunes per lb.. 5c Turkish nrnnes Sc Parlor matches, per p'k'ee 10c 9 M New York buckwheat, 1 lb Sc K The Confectioner mast etndy to gratify both. His Candies should be jrocd tast ing, neat and pore. Onr ever-present tbouaht and constant endeavor ia to pro duce the mot tasteful and aitisticas well as the moat anbstuitisl and nnadnlterible Ciadr mads Canned peas, per can., 7, 8 and 9c r S. I MrJntyre-IUecfr Dry Goods Co. 1709 and 1711 Second Avenue, Rock Island. HI. HOLIDAY BEAUTY And holiday economy both are here. The store is re splendent with Christmas suggestions crowding both floors. Goods of all kinds to meet the holiday thought; prices the lowest to help 70a oat in the thinking. Don't do yourself the injustice of purchas ing before looking here. You'll find there's a lot of economy in onr prices. ... HOLIDAY DRESS GOODS. Never before has the tendency been so strong to bay nseful Christmas gifts, and the Dress Goods counters are busy places. This week we make oar strongest effort and will place most wantable and acceptable Dress Goods within the reach of anybody's purse. Bead with care: Fall 8-yard Dress Patterns, a variety of weaves, per pattern, $1.45. A dozen or more novelty Dress Goods styles, per pattern, $1.98. Dress Goods you've paid up to 50c for, per pattern, $2.95. Splendid assortment of novelties in value op to 68c, per pattern, $3.48. Figure out yonr saving. How differently a Dress Pattern looks when put in a neat box. It then be comes a gift made for yon. We will this week box free of charge any Dress Pattern at $2.50 or over. a variety of pretty DOLLS. BOOKS, GAMES AND TOYS. Would von know how to bny the best at the lowest prices? Then come here. Big exhibit on second floor. Thousands of amusing and interesting things. Hundreds of dainty things in China for holiday gifts. HOLIDAY HANDKERCHIEFS. Seasons come and seasons go, bat the Handkerchief has nil seasons for its own especially Christmas, it is a satisfaction to find one gift on which yon can't go wrong. Everybody wants more Handkerchiefs. Sel dom has a Handkerchief offering drawn more atten. tion than onr now famous 25c lot. Beautif ally em. broidered values at 85c. S8c. 42c and 50c. sprinkled in with a liberal hand it is truly a reward for the look ing. This week we will sell 6.1 dozen (720) of the na sal 25c embroidered Handkerchiefs at 15c and 18c. You'll be well paid for com in?. The fast color Ham. burg Handkerchiefs, printed with Christmas scenes, are a marvel of cheapness and beauty at 4c; half the usual asked prices. Thousands of Handkerchiefs from lc to So each. Handkerchiefs in lots of half dozens or more at 25c and up will be neatly boxed free of charge. Handkerchiefs at 50c and np will be boxed in lots of one-fourth dozens. SANTA CLAUS. Don't fail to bring the children to see Santtv' Claus in his workshop in the big east window. -V Some Suggestions Clemann & Salzmann are always awake to the requirements of the hour and the year. They are making a special effort on Holiday presents-giving the public the best that can be had for the least money. Here are a few suggestions for you in selecting A SUITABLE PRESENTS 9 The Tailor Made Man-Fashion, 20th Century Shoe For the New Woman, Or the old if she wants To be ttrictly in it. Krell & Math Say your choice la almost unlimited in Confectionery. especially daring Holi lay time, for we are not only abreast of otber confection er, bat ahead of tbem. All aorta of Cm die and Chocalates for Christmas infancy 1 boxes, baskets, backets and barrels. In the manufacture of oar Csndiea we stda kmaly avoid the poisonous coloring that to often revolts In the disasters we fre quently read about. Our Candies are al ways freth and made daily. They are healthy and pare, and yon need not to be . a'raid to let your children tat to their heart's content of the candles made and old by Krell & Math. Casiies anl Bakery (Joo&s. Phone 1156. 1716-1718 Second At. Trees and Trimmings for Trees an endless varietv. A Rug, A Side board, Couch, Parlor suit, Carpet, Fancy chair, Book case, Center table, Music cabinet, Dining table, China cabinet, Set of chairs, Dressing table, Library table, Carpet sweeper, Writing table, Fancy rocking chair. Or a bed room set. Don't forget that we have many other handsome and orna mental as well as useful articles that would be very acceptable. Largest assortment in the three cities, and most convenient CLEMANN & SALZMANN Corner Second Avenue and Sixteenth Street The ; Very Latest Continued cloudy ' weather and very little change in temperature to day and tonight; partly clondy Snn- any; sugntiy colder oy Sanaa j. Hood's Sarsaparilla taken at tb"s season will make yon feel strong and vigorous, ana keep yon from sickness later on. . All widths, sl 1 ne price $3.50 a pair THE BOSTON Shoo Store. Santa Claus Made arrangements a long time ago to be At Taylor's Again! Here's an Opportunity To set what yon want at Jiist-what-you-want-to-pay-prlcc. Men's Suits. Children's Suits. Men's all wool Suits $7.50, $10 and $ 12.5a Children's Suits at 99c, $1.50 and $2.48. Men's Overcoats. Boys' Overcoats. $ Men's Fine Beaver Overcoats $7.38. dandies at at $ and $$ Swell Hats. Ribbed Underwear. Tour purse will open quickly when yon gase upon those Swell 85c is onr price for that Ribbed Underwear, identically ths - Hats; worth $2.50 of anybody's money, at 1.S7. same as others charge 59c for, at 33c. As he has for several seasons past. Yon know what that means that everything will be there to make the little ones happy. SWELL SHOES. They are plentiful everywhere, bnt jnst think of the price you have to pay at ezclnsive shoe stores, and yon will readily understand why we are having such a big run in onr shoe department. Ton have the money we have the goods. We want the money because we have a fair equivalent to offer for it. Ton want onr goods too, they are the kiad always in demand. Youll find an advantage in trading with as, for we are not only determined to please, bnt to excel. Compare them with the M. & K. m . i ur. r. k iMsnop, oi Airnew, Alien.. 1 mm mitrnm fm -Vi. " hJ n8ed Vole' UoneT Y UJK. IKI COT. pneumonia the past month, with rwu.w. ror sue si m. i. 1719 SECOND AVENUE- Largest and Finest Clothing Store in the county. Until further notice our store will be open evenings till 9pm 1729 Second Avenue 116 to 124 Eighteenth Street awiwawa urug nun.