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THE ABQTJB, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5. 1880. CITY CHAT Watch The Abgcs winti. Mclntyre-Reck Co. this evening. Merrill pianos, Totten music house. The beat broom Lee's Little Gem. J. E. Montrose returned to Chi. csgo last evening. Howard mandolins and guitars. Totten's musio house. Hosiery and underwear this even ing at Mclo tyre-Reck Co's. Have your pianos or organs tuned and repaired by W. C. Totten. Quit wanting what you want. We want yon to use Asgcs wants. The Players are to appear at Har per's theatre tomorrow evening. Postmaster J. F. McJJabney, of Hampton, was in the city today. Mrs. Dr. J. Ds Silva is convales cent after an illness from the grip. Every department full of bargains at Mclntyre-Ueck Co's this evening. Delicious turkey lunch at the Pa cific sample room, 3106 Fifth avenue, tonight. E. J. Carroll, postmaster of Brad ford, 111., is visiting in the city for a few days. Turkey lunch at the Pacific sample room, 3106 Fifth avenue, this evening. Mason & Hamlin pianos and or gans at Totten's music house, 1719 Second avenue. W. F. Zimmerman sells new pianos from f 15 J upward. 209 West Sec ond street, Davenport. The stage of water at the Rock Isl and bridge this morning was 60, and falling; the temperature 52. The Emerson pianos are sold only by W. F. Zimmerman, 209 West Second street, Davenport. Furs, capes, cloaks, manufactur er's prices. Repairing done at once. Richter & Son's, Davenport. Owing to the advance in the price of wheat, bakers are compelled to Bell bread at 5 cents per loaf. Capt. and Mrs. Harrington, of Geneseo. are visiting at the home of their son, F. R. Uarrirgton, on Sev enth avenue. Great array of Christmas bargains at Eckhart's. Opportunity a that should not be passed by. See his ad on page eight. A new business will be opened next week on Eighteenth street. I wonder what it is? Between. First and Second avenues. The ferry Augusta went into win ter quarter this afternoon. The J. P. Gage will attend to business alone until navigation closes. The ladies of the Broadway church will have their annual oyster supper and Christmas sale next Thursc aj evening in the chorch parlors. W. F. Zimmerman sells the Steck, Sohmer and Kmemon piscos at the lowest prices and on easy payment to suit purchaser. Davenport. Henry Binck, the enterprising ton soralUt. has aided two bath tubs to his parlor at 1434 Seventh avenue. He charges only 15 cents for baths. Rev. E. H. Lovett, of Calvary Bap tist church, Davenport, will speak on the "Perils of Manhood" at to morrow afternoon's meeting at the Y. M. C. A. at 3:30. Rock Inland is to have a new in dustry, Morrison & Dolly, the enter prising jobbers, having decided to add a cigar making department to their establishment. Prof. E. E. Sparks, of the Chicsgo university, is to confer with peopie interested in university extension work at the First Baptist church at 8 o'clock thia evening. Aa the bridge is now open the Vienna Steam bakery is ready to fill all orders in the line of baking at a day's notice. Telephone 58. H. Korn & Sons, 317-319 Harrison street, Davenport. Joseph Diets will serve a grand opening lunch at his new saloon, northwest corner of Twelfth street and Seventh avenue, this evening. His friends and the public in general are cordially invited. The Rock Island postoffice civil service board conducted the semi annual examination at the city coun cil chamber for rlerks and carriers this morning. There were five can. didates under each class. The McKlnley club has new quar ters in the Masonic Temple, where it has leased the three rooms formerly ocenpied by the Sun accident asso ciation. The club has a meeting to mgoi io permanently organize. The finance and sewer committees held another joint meeting at the city hall last night, but adjourned without forming a report of the j.enty-iourtn street storm drain Awarded Highest Honors World Fair, Tai ill! II I l W xAjm 31 CREAT.1 MOST PERFECT MADE. A pure Crape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free fen Ammonia, Ahmi or any other aduherint 40 VUMS Va STANDARD- contract, to be submitted at Monday night's ccuncil meeting. The Kewanee Star speaks very omplimentary of The Plsyet-r, who are to be seen at Harper's theatre to morrow night, and aaya the company is superior to many more pretentions dramatic organizations on tne roao. As an inducement to the public, the Eastern Fair will give one-half dozen first class photographs of any member of your family free with every $5 purchase for the month of December only. 2107 and 2109 Fourth avenue. Button, button; who has the but ton? Rasmussen & Free have the buttons. Yon can secure one of yourself, wife baby or sweetheart by having yonr picture taken. We are giving one with every dozen cabinet photos as a holiday inducement. Charles Bnford today received a new '96 Rambler bicycle from the American Wheelman's Protective as sociation, of Chicago, in which he held a policy at the time of the theft of bis bike abont a month ago. The association at first refused to honor Mr. Baford's claim. The sociable and dance given at Armorr hall last evening by Mar- flower camp, 191, Royal Neighbors of America, was a largely attended and successful affair. Bleuer'a or chestra furnished mnsic for the dancing, and a delicious supper was servea Dy me laaies oi tne camp. Read The Arocs holiday book con- teat offer carefully before sending in replies. The words must be ar ranged to form the quotation prop erly 16 words in all. When con testants get enough of the words that they think they know the quo tation iuey can sena mem in at any time. i W. F. Zimmerman will attend to tuning and deal in pianos only, and he will sell all copyrighted sheet mnsic in stock at two-thirds off pub lisher's prices. This makes a piece of sheet music worth 60 cents cost only zu cents, iu sneet music tnree copies for 10 cents. 209 West Second street, Davenport. The bridge cars stop right in front of onr door, and if you want a trimmed hat at Za per cent () off from onr regular, well known, cheap prices, now is your time. Ladies, take the bridge cars, stop at 222 west Second street, Davenport. Ottesen's millinery establishment, and we will do the rest. The third annual convention of the Tri-City Luther League opened at M. raurs church, Davenport, last evening, and will continue through tomorrow. Rev. J. L. Murphy, of Grace church, and the First Swedish Lutheran choir. Rock Island, took part in the exercises last evening. airs, aiurpny sings at tne service to morrow afternoon. Ciampion Middleweight Wrestler E J. Atherton. of Cuba. N. Y., who desires to meet Farmer Burns in Rock Island Christmas week will leave for this city Dec. 18, and he wouia like to arrange for a ssries of handicap matches before the event with Burns. He is willisg to un dertake to throw the bent local wrestler three or five times in an hour for a wager. Here is a chance for the farmer's understudy, Voss. While Christmas should be a sea son of joy and pleasure instead of perplexity, many people are pnzzled to know what to buy for presents. M. & K. wish to offer a few sugges tions. Instead of a box of poor ci gars, or a trasny novel, or a cheap chromo, or aome snide bric-a-brac, buy for your husband, father, son or best fellow a handsome tie. or a fine hat, or a pair of gloves, a muffler or a dozen collars, a fine umbrella or a smoking jacket, or even a suit of clothes or an overcoat. Besides these M. & &. have lota of other use ful things to offer; for instance, shirts, trousers, shoes, hosiery, shirt waists, etc. They are positive they can assist you in making a satisfac tory Christmas purchase. M. & K." "track With a onkry Wrrach. A lineman in the employ of the long distance telephone company, working near the corner of Main and Second streets, Davenport, late thia afternoon, dropped a monkey wrench on the head of Supervisor Henry Korns, of that city, who was stand, ing near by. Mr. Korns was ren dered unconscious and a physician was summoned. The injuries are not regarded as serious. Lobe Oata Off Baay. The Long case went to the jary in the district court at Davenport this afternoon. The jury returned a verdict at 3:30, finding Long guilty of assault tb do great bodily injury, the maxi mum pnniahment for which ia a fine of 103 or one year in jail. 17. V. A special meeting will be held at the office of Col. Searle Monday even ing, Dec. 7. for nomination of offi cera and other business. J C. BlDDIXOTON. Colonel Commanding. Ta fcaia ilix la (m Day. Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab lets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. 25 cents. lass Taa Tarn unium.1 I will replace free all work that I have dona during the past 10 years that Is not satisfactory. G. M. Babcocw, 171 Snnnnd avenue mn. hn. ram At rednoed prices. Now ia your cuance. xucnier ei son's, Davenport. Th Abo us delivered every even ing at yonr door at 10c a week. Gladness Comes With a better understanding- of the transient nature of the many phys ical Ola, which vanish before proper ef forts gentle efforts pleasant efforts rightly directed. There is comfort in the knowledge, that ao many forma of aicknesa are not due to any actual dis ease, but simply to a constipated condi tion of the system, which the pleasant family laxative, Syrup of Tig, prompt ly removes. That is why it ia the only remedy with ...iT-of families, and ia everywhere esteeiuei so highly by all who value good health. Ita beneficial effect ane due to the fact, that it is the one remedy which, promotes internal cleanliness without debilitating the organs on which it acts. It is therefore all important, in order to get its bene ficial effects, to note when yon pur. chase, that yoa have the genuine arti cle, which is manufactured by the Cali fornia Fig Syrup Co. only and sold by all reputable druggists. If in the enjoyment of good health, and the system ia regular, laxatives or other remedies are then not needed. If afflicted with any actual disease, one may be commended to the most skillful physicians, but if in need of a laxative, one should have the best, and with the well-informed everywhere, Syrup of Figs stands highest and is most largely Used and gives most general satisfaction. i This is the way That Hess Bros, take to let you know they are always ready to furnish yoa the best the market affords. Their list this week comprises: Brad Lettuce. Spinach, Wax Beans, Tomatoes, I Cauliflower, i Rutabagas, Holland Cabbage. Cncnmbrei, Radishes, Oyster Plant Parsley. Soup Bunches, Jersey Sweet Potatoes, Dressed Turkeys and Chickens. Malaga and Catawba Grapes. f, Oisnges, Choice Eating Apples, f Bananas and PineaDDles m W Oysters, Celery and a fall line of fancy (roods of all kinds. tj Ever) thing fresh. First class delivery service 1 j Yonrs for Good Goods, Ik- ill ESS DP. Headquarters -FOR kBBBBBS AT THE THE BOSTON STORE. SCDOO l BOOKS -AT- Taylor's 1717 Second Avenue. Skates! SfeateslWe Boast of Our Bargains for Christmas Buyers A FEW OP THE HAXY WE OFFEQs BAR1IEY & BERRY Celebrated Skates AT DAVID DON, 1815-1117 - SECOND AVENUE. YUM -:- YUM Is what yonr bet girl, wife, sister or mother will ssy when yon invite them to KRELL & MATH'S to a roy. al feast of Baltimore broil or fresh OYSTERS in any atyle yoa may wish, and with a enp of fragrant Coffee, Chocolate or Tea and some of their lovely Bakery Goods or perfect Bread. It Is a treat for a queen. KRELL & MATH Phona 11M. 171S-171S Second Ave. Ice Cream on hands at all times by the dish, quart, "gallon or in forms. DOLLS, DOLLS!, We have a large sssortmsnt to select from: S8 lack washable wax doll 250 13 inch kid body, bisque head ice 18-Uch kid body, bisqae kead 40 24-iach kid body, bisque kead 970 A largo 24-laca painted doll 970 Doll heads, shoes, stockings ate. The largest lias of doll eats la the city from Itc op. A large assortment of fancy onpa and saucers from So a p. LAMPS, LAMPS! 8taad lamp. beanUfnl decoration f7e Con tor draft banqnet lamp 98c Capid banquet lamp fl.C Kickel plated lamp $LS CHAMBER SETS. .-piece chamber not, decorated fl.it -10-piece chamber set, decorated $2.71 12 -piece chamber set. decorated $3.7. All tbat Is acnest and best awaits yonr Inspection: and appro al. Prices oa all oar goods ars eitremely low. 319-321 Tec:: tilth ttrcst. BROOKMAN IN" OONNEOnON Twentieth Street Gives Satisfaction In Goods and Prices. JEWELER Expert Watch Repairing. Holiday Bargains The wild winds of winter have whistled about our houses and mikes us think of Christmas. W.ih that comes the thoughts of presents. A la ger array of handsome and useful presents cannot be found elsewhere than here. Some thing for every member of the family, and some- ' thing appropriate at that COTLTCETIES You know us when it comes to Couches a magnificent diplay at wholesale prices A special feature for the holidays. PARLOR SUITES In endless variety, at prices within your reach. We know we can please you and please the re cipient of the present Hundreds of pretty and appropriate articles. Call early. Clemann & Salzmann. I I i THE LEADERS U FUCNITCTIE. jJWffllfl7t0W0UIIW ARQAjN "fRUTHS Our ads are tecos nfzed as solid Bargain Truths tbat bring you genuine price Beat fits. We never have and never will believe the public want to be humbugged nehner do M & K. offend your intelligence by adver tising fabulous, untruthful "worths" (as worth $ -5 for $) which abound In other ads nowadays. For it years we have made it more profitable for yen to trade here than at any other store. Our business could never have been built up had we resorted to such shallow, misleading statements as generally predominates. We make it a point to give a little better article at a little less price than you really expect to get. and beg to call atten ds. $7.85 and $10 Men's Overcoats. 14.90. 16.35. $8.60 and $10 Man's Baits. $1 95. $2.5, $3 60 and $1 85 Boys' Ulsters. $1. 95. $i.95. $3.76 and $4.60 Boys' Reefers. $4 40. $4.90. $6 35 and $10 Boys' Long Past Salts. 13c. 25c, S8e and 49c Knee Peats. 6c. 16c. 35c. S8e and 49o Shirt Waists. 10c. I5e. 25c. 35c and 60e Mailers. 15c, 8o, 48e aad 76 Underwear. 7c. 18c. 25s aad 48o Gloves and MitUae. SSe, 37e aad 48s Workiajr Shirts. , 7c, lOe aad 16e Hosier. 75c. 8 aad $1.25 Mea's Jeaa Peats. $1.60. $1.96 aad $2.36 Mea's ell wool Fast. 25e aad 46e Overalls. Comparison Tells the Tale While the prices we quote give a bare idea, we prefer having yoa compare the goods with other dealerslook all over town, match them if you cancomparison will read ly convince that there is no place like 1 'V I 2 33 5? 0er ch?5- 5 co Men's Shoes at Ss. others charge $j for. Sole agent for Dug.n & Hudson s iron clad shoes and Scrotrj Ct Garfield's hne men's saoes.