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AMES FOR SCHOOLS
Those Determined Upon by
the Various Build
MMt Raar4 aa E4eatlar, Uttntni
aa la lk KaUaal BUtr7-Tk Faraatr
rrla'toal Htl.aUlr Bmi
ar4 WM BlraaatatBaOaariMeta
Mat Ota" II
OCK ISLAND public school
0 biMinjf will b designated
by aema iasteedof by nnm
bcr from now on. This
l la arordanr with lh ao
Ufa nt th Ut mating of tbe
bosrl ot education, as related in
Thk Aaoi s at tb time, and in fa".
CUmDt of tho plan originating with
Sop!. Tonng, nod urged by him be.
tor the board. Tbe system adopted
ia nnch mora pleasing and a'.to-
fjethtr mure becomint; tban the plan
ao man j year in vogue here of know
ing tho buliiliop parely by number.
Wbila it la a matter larpily of aonti
mf nt. SapU Vonnj well paya, !
not moat ot what we hare that ia
tt and beautiful in life from the ten.
time nt that fulfill nor hitrhent and
holi"t iniplrations?" And tbe an-
permtendent advanirea the proper
theory the knowing of tho building
y name, tnttead 01 mcaningleaa
Bomber, raonot f l to have good
rnVct The names ai ao far agreed
open by the ?atlou building are at
5 I ..HAWTIiORMR
S.i i WASHINGTON
No 1 KI'-MMI.K
I U)i: I Uvinv
N llJKA KMM
While tbe namee have not vet be-n
approel by the board, thty are the
enes (elected by tbe teachers of the
arioa baildiag. and thy are apt
to be ao dca;gnated. ae a more ap
propriate Ilt ci names com J hardly
ntve Ma adopted.
UMr ia r frtateit.
Aa ia'.i.ttat particularly pleating
leaept. louag wi the mamicat
pnrpa of two of the ba Idings to
afopt th name it the long-time
apvriateadent. 9. s. Kemble, who,
darirgallthe years of his terries.
m bid by levhers and pnpila
nit. io. a ana ,m. b bota asireu
t b to kiowa, bit the former waa
sere eful aot only In that it wa
Crittoarpl fr the name, bat it
seemed more fitting as It ia one of
the pioneer bnil'inga of tbe city, and
wi a waica Mr. Kembiewas tenderly
ani roBstantiy aisociated, tcieg di
re itlr across the atrect from his horn
an I church, a b lildiog always before
kis eyas, ana wniie It has been mod'
eraUnl and ealarged aince Mr. Kem
bie left Kork Inland, the aaociations
which were close to his hrart will
doubtless erer cling about it. In
der these circumstances No. C grace
fell yielded to No. 3. No. C there-
apoa chose the same ot Irving,
o. 9 is still somewhat onset-
tint as beteecn (irant and Gar
field, with a likelihooj that tbe first
miatloned name will be selected
No. 9 has made a happy choice in
rbrUteelcg itself after the fa'.her of
American e Jaration. and No. 4. the
central building, ia most appro
priately tamed after Illinois' great
est rititen. the martyred president
where his bast has for some time
adorned the main corridor rt the
luiMicg. The other names all
speak tor themsclTe. Indred Supt.
Toung may view too rcsu.l 01 the
a 'option 01 his iiicaa with pride and
The Ancient Greeks believed t'.U
the I'enatea were the gods who at
tended to tbe welfare and prosperity
ci tbe family. They were wor
shipped aa household gods in ever)
hove. The household god of today
is Dr. King's New Discovery. For
consumption, coughs, colds and for
vl acectlooa of throat, cheat an
lunga it ia invaluable. It has been
tiled for a nuarter of a century anO
ia guaranteed to cure, or money re
turned, ao honsehold should be
without this good angel. It is pleas,
ant to take aod a safe and sure rem
edy for old and young. Free trial
bottles at Harts A Uilcmejer'a drufc
store. kVgular siae 40 centa and fl.
Many hart lost confidence and hope
as well aa health, because they have
breatold tb'r kidney disease was
iaeuratle, roley a Kidney Cure is
a guaranteed remedy for the dls
eoersed aad dlscoBsohta. Fi r sale
by T. 1L Thomaa.
rt imi rifiy Ian
Mrs. Winslow's Soothia Syrup has
teas bs4 for ehLdrea teething. It
soothe the child, softens the gams,
alleys all pain, cares wind colic, and
Is the best remedy or diarrhoea.
Tweaty-v cents a bottle.
STORM IN SUNNY SOUTH.
A ' Rnrk Ilaa4 ratv KMnt
WrtUa t Uliartloia la IrtWH.
UlUeKock, Ark.. Dee. 21 Por-
haps a tew lines from tbe annny
oath may be ot interest to your
many readers at thia time, when
they are ia the midst ot enow and
ice. TAe expression, "sunny south,"
nowever. is a misnomer . at present.
at least. The weather has been fine
here during December, until last
Saturday, when a sleet storm set in,
continuing Sunday and Sunday
night, and yesterday the effects of
the storm were to be seen on all
sides. Telephone and elcctrio light
wires were dawn In every part of the
city. The elcctrio car service was
buiiy demoralized, although the
management is deserving of great
prauo ror the ecorts put forth to
keep the ears moving. The exces
sive weigiit ot snow and sleet dam
aged a pre it many roofs, and in some
of the largi wholesale houses to the
extent of itveral thousand dollars.
But what neema the greatest pity is
the wreck of ornamental trees and
shrubs on many of the fine lawns in
the city. The magnolia trees in par.
ticuiar, with their largo glossy
leaves, which remain green ail the
year, could not bear the heavy
weigni, ana many 01 tnem are com
pletely ruined. The storm was the
most severe 01 its kind in the recol
lection ot that famous individual
found in every locality "the oldest
Oae thing hero which seems very
strango to a northerner, is the
ruurta of July aspect connected with
the approach ot Christmas. Shop
windows are filled with skyrockets,
Hainan candles and fire crackers.
and the small bay with toy pistol ia
rignt in ms element. Hand sleds
and skates are something which
young America in this vicinity knows
but little about.
This elect storm . causes a crest
deal of suffering among the poorer
classes, who are not nt all prepared
for cold an! snow. Io ordinary win
ter weather here, whenever there is
a heavy whito frost, men who are at
work out of doors hare to build a
fire to work by, and now it is too
wet for anything onto! doors to burn.
so they cannot work at all. Bat
they have a happy exposition, and
a soon as the snow has disappeared
thry will copy tbe sanshinc, and
make no preparation whatever for
tho 'next coid soap.
J he low price 01 cotton this full,
and the shortened crop, on account
ot the severe drouth ot the past sea-
son. is cauticg many or the planters
and farmers to discuss tho advisa
bility of a diversity of crops in the
future, and will probably result in
more attention being paid to tbo
culture of grain and frnit.
W. S. Gkove.
Inland City lodcre No. 11, Brother
hood of Uailroad Trainmen, bolds its
12th annual ball at Armory hall to-
night. Tho invitations rtad this
way: "loursclf and ladies are re
quested to run special with right ct
track over all engagements or invi
tations to the Armory hall lec. 24,
1437, where yon will hold main track
in tbe grand ball given by the Island
City lodge No. 11, until side-tracked
at 12 p. m. tot refreshments, and tie
up until 1 a. ra., and will work as an
extra from I a. m. nntil 4 a. m., at
blrh time you will run double to
your lady'a residence and return
extra to your home with the assur
ance that Island City lodge wishes
yoa many happy acd prosperous runs
through "SH." The committees in
charge of the affair are: Arrange
ments. W. V. Street, II. Wingmuth,
A. K. Greaser, D. A. Flanigan, C. M.
Krew; floor. George W. Allen, John
Mack, L. A. Galloway, II C. Saun
ders, Ed. J. McGinley. .E. E. Ssxton,
J. II. Sampson, YY. J. Murrin, Clar
ence Colgrove; invitation, F. E.
Bannder. II. F. Hansen, C. K. Mc
Mnlien. C. (i. Meyers. C. E. Sexton,
Mate Faber. P. McDermott, V. A.
Porter, John Hill, F. K. Curtis; re
ception, K. K. Truckenmillcr, James
V. Wallick, John Donahue, C. A.
Stevenson, Charles Carlson, C. K.
Pace, P. C. Murray.
TheC, I! I.'P. Railway com
pany ii earnestly building its double
track out toward West Liberty.
Tbe section gang is at work just at
present upon the stretch of track
wc&t of Duck creek and leading into
tho incorporated town of Walcott.
All the railroad ticket agents aro
wearing broad smiles. Business is
elegsnt. Incoming and outgoing
trains are laden with passengers.
The express business has net been
ao heavy in many years.
Shaka lata Taar Baoca
Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder for the
feet. It cures painful, swollen.
smarting feet and instantly takes the
sung out 01 toe corns and bunions,
It's the greatest comfort discovery of
me age. - Alien 1 toot-fcase makes
tight-fitting or new shoes feci easy
It is a oertain cure for sweating, ca!
Ions and hot, tired, aching feet. Try
it today. Sold by all druggists and
shoe stores. By mail for 25 cents in
stamps. Trial packago tree. Ad-
areas, Allen 3. u:msted. LeKdy, N.T.
Dr. J. C. Bishop, of Agnew, Mich.,
says: "I have naed Fo ey'a Honey
and Tar in three severe cases t'f
pneumonia the past month, with
good remits." For sale by T. IL
Subscribe for The Abocs.
JOYS OF CHRISTMAS,
Preparation Tor Observance of
II CHUSCH ABD BUHDAY SOSOOL
Btrvleaa Coaaaaaaea Ikla Evaatag aad Coa.
tlaaa Tnreach a Larxe Fart el Tomorrow
la Sima A tha lloaaea of Wcrjblp-Oaa-ral
Public CalabrMtloa of tha Midwinter
happiest and holiest day will
Iia fknnr.inrliitol nhanrtrAfl in
gjl! Rock . l;iand tomorrow.
Christmas cheer will pervade the
neart ana soul witn the rcspooding
expression of peace and good will
toward all mankind. Business will
be generally suspended. All public
offices will , close for the day, the
po&toflice confining its services to
two morning, deliveries and closing
the windows in tho main corridor
after 10 a. m.
Ia the home from the moment of
the coming of the juvenile ideal in
the fulfilment of tenderest anticipa
tion tonight it will be an occasion of
unsurpassable joy and revelation.
There will be amusements in the
theatres on both sides of tho river
and at the Cock Island roller rink.
In order to give his forces a holi
day recess. Maj. Hawcs closed the
Woodmen offices from today at noon
until noon next Monday. New Year's
day . tha clerks, will be givoa a half
In the churches ChriHtmaa will be
At the German Lnthoran tho e will
be n CbriPtmas ne-festival at 7:30 to
night, a d there will be services to
morrow at 9:33 and 10 a. ru., and at
7:30 in tho evening.
At Trinity Episcopal there will b
midnight mass at 12 tonight and
ser vires at 10 a. ru. end 11 a. m., and
5 p. m. tomorrow. Tha Surday
school f stivl occurs Sunday even
ing at 7:15-
At St. Jos'ph's and St. Mary's
Catholic churches sen ices will be
he! d tomorrow at 6 a. m., 8 a. m.
and lOO a. m.
At the German M. E church U?v.
Philip Hahner preaches tmorro
at 0:30 a m.. whilo the Sin lav
school will eclorrato at 7:15 in the
The United Presbyterian Sandav
school will have its annuil Christ
mas entertainment this evenir.tr at 7
The Y. P. S. C. C of the Memorial
Christian church will hold a sunrise
prayer meeting at 7 o'clcck tomorrow
The Sunday school Christmas en
tertainment ot the Christian church
occurs Monday night.
1 nere will be no divine service at
tbe Jewish temple at Davenport this
The Broad wav Presbyterian church
Sunday school bad a Christmas on-
tcrtammcnt last evening. A short
program was given before the arrival
ot Santa Claas. After devotional
exercises. Marie, little daughter of
air. ana Mrs. rred I.Iovd, recited in
bngllfth and German "Twinkle.
Twinkle Little Star." Then came
a number of stereopticon views,
illustrative of the life ot Jasus, and
after a song, tho screen upon which
the pictures had been given, was
drawn and revealed a beautifully
lighted Christmas tree a feast for
the litto ones laden with presents
and goodies, which were distributed
among the children by Old Santa.
Bellrf Uoloa OIHoi ra. '
Shiloh Union No. 2, of the Woman's
Veteran Relief Union, has elected
cllicers for the ensuing year as fol
President Mrs. A. L. Reddinzton,
Senior Vice President Mrs. Mary
Junior Vice President Mrs. Rhoda
Chaplain Mrs. Martha Mcanor.
. Treasurer Mrs. Emma 'Maxwell
Secretary MUs Carrie M. Pass.
Conductress Mrs. Augusta Gor-
Mtatr Ltovea Company.
A roar goes op from the Galosburg
and Monmouth settlements that the
country down there is overrun with
ham-fatter theatrical troops, that go
nopeiessiy broke in about every
stand they make, and have to be
shipped out on dead expense. They
say there is usually one good actor
ana nail a dozen hobas, male and
female, who don't know enough to
pound sand into a rat hole. This is
a grievous state of things. Geneseo
Knox and Warren connties are
not the only ones that have been
infested with barnstorming aggrega
tions of this kind. Thero are others.
T.i Colltctcr'a MaHea.
The taxes for 1897 are now dne
and payable at the cfllje of county
superintendent of schools, court
house, first fljor near north entrance.
Brin? last rear's ta rnetinta anrt
avoid delay in searching for descrip
tions.- I'. J. L.EK,
HulMla Exraratoa State.
Dec. 21. 25 and SI and Jan. 1, tire
C , R I. & P. railway will sell round
trip tickets to all stations within
radious of 2C0 miles atone and one-
third fare. Return limit Jan. 4
'.udents and teachers, on presents'
on 01 proper credentials, the
tickets will also be sold Dec. 23,
Hynea sella skates.
Eberhart tunes pianos.
Indiana bloek at MeKown's.
Lee's Little Gem is the best broom.
Good roll butter 20 cents a pound
Mr. and Mrs. Charlea McHuch
spent yesterday at Dabuqne.
When in need ot a tinner call on
Q. T. Siemon, 1316 Third avenue.
A station for a Ion? distance tele
phone is being installed in the Har
Go to Richter's for useful and ap
preciated Christmas gifts, 219 West
Second street, Davenport.
Mrs. L. P. Stremmel and daughter,
Ruth, have gone to Warsaw, III., to
visit over Christmas with relatives
A pretty necktie in a Beat box
makes a pretty Chrirtmas gift, at
Richter's, 219 West Second street,
All who enjoy the good things of
life will find the best dinner of the
season at the leImonico restaurant
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Kenfield, and
little daughter Ruby, arrived from
Chicago last night to spend Christ
mas witnoir. ana airs. . v. Sweeney.
For Christmas presents seo the
prettv neckwear and shirts, caps or
aaspenders in neat boxes, at Rich
ter's, 219 West Second street, Daven
port. L. F. Pealer, of tha Fraternal
Tribunes head cDices, leaves this
evening for his home at Wyoming,
tows, 10 spona me Holidays with bis
Mr. and Mrs. C. It Cable, Misses
Fannie and Josephine Cable and Ben
Cable, ot Chicago, will be Christmai
guests at tho homo of Mr. and Mrc
J. M. Buford.
Uev. Philip Hahner, ot Warsaw,
ia tilling tho pulpit of the German
Methodist chur h during the visit
ot mo pastor, liiv. r. h. llollman.
Fresh chocolates and bon bona this
evening. Oae pound box onlv 25
cents. Good as eomc dealers ask 60
cents for at the Whito Palace of
'Try Smith & Schillincor ' for vnnr
hfttd and soft coal. Our Camn C.-rnnk
soft coal is the best in the state and
is anion mined. Office 1321 Second
avenue. Tel. 1293.
The Rock Island meat market is
one ot the busiest places in the city,
gay in holiday trimmings and fancy
meats. Just the place to get your
cansimas mrxcy ana oysters.
Bob Long, of Davenport, and
Charley Bell, of Iowa City, are
booked for a "go" at Clans Groth
hall next month. The 10-ronnd
glove contest between Hayes Muhs
and Buck Hoffman Wednesday night
resulted in a draw.
Tua Argus has received a neat and
much-to- bo -appreciated Christmas
souvenir in the way of an artistic ar
rangement of snap shot photos about
Rock Island and vicinity, the work
ot Miss Emma Fiebig. The views are
admirably taken, a particularly suc
cessful accomplishment being the
photographing and reproduction of
Uarnum & Bailey's circus parade in
motion on Second avenue.
Gertrude Boggs, Carrie Hansen.
Abbie Roe. Zoo Blecker. Pearl Davis.
Mabel Sangren, Leila Taylor, Lulu
AiDrccnt ana raui jsichoias, 01 the
sixth grade. Building No. 1, pre
sented their teacher. Miss Lncv
Coyne, with . a box of candies and
nuns yesterday afternoon. The
children had also decorated Miss
Coyne's desk in tbe school room with
flowers, and carried out their plan
neatiy ana successfully.
Quite a number of Maj Hawea1
force in the Woodmen head offices
will spend Christmas nut of Rock
Island. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Ogden
left this mornio? for Greenville. III-
Will A. Myers goes to Somonauk;
- aa - a. . '
miss margarei war a to Aurora; L
L. Scevcrs to Monticello, Iowa; C. S.
Quaylo and wife, M. T. Stevens,
Miss Denault, Fid Dide, Miss Myrtle
Dade and Miss Harriet Fay to Ful
ton, and Joseph McCrory to Charles
One of America's most fa
mous o!ivs!cia.ns savsiScmf-
ft, ula is external consumption
Scrofulous children are often
beautiful children, but they
g lack nerve force, strong bones,
stout muscles and power to
m resist disease. For delicate
In children there is no remedy
equal to '
I Scott's Emulsion
g of Cod-liver Oil with Hypo
9 phosphites of Lime and Soda.
ft It fills out the skin bv out tine
good flesh beneath it. It makes
$ the cheeks red by making rich
S blood.. It creates an appetite $
for food and gives the body
a power enough to digest it. Be
sure you get SCOTT'S Emul-
- jacamiti.oo; ad druggist. J
$ SCOTT & BOWNE, Chcnusu, New York.
2,000 NOVELTIES FOR PRESENTS!
H The Greatest Sale of the Year
Every article in the store marked down. The
largest line of Christmas goods ever shown in
Davenport. Don't fail to look over our stock.
You will save money if you buy from
W. S. HOLBROOK
H 103, 105, 107 E. Sooond Street,
F Villa. ItlUlll-a
in I'rtces. ihe greatest cut of all, all this
week. A solid week of broken prices. We
mean business. This stock of shoes must
be closed qut.
326 pairs of Ladies? 3 and 4 Shoes at.. .,
236 pairs ot Ladies' Shoes, all styles, at ,
286 pairs of Ladies' Shoes, worth even f 4, going at.
S98 pairs of Ladies'! Shoes, worth 3, going at
200 pairs of Ladies' Shoes, all styles, going at
800 pairs Men's 2 Shoes. er,ntr at
283 pairs Men's f3 Shoes, going at. . . ,
Ladies' Rubbers 19c; Gents' Rubbers. .
Every Shoe in our stock- must go. Be one of the "
lucky people. Yon cannot afford to miss this sale.
CLOSING OUr THE STOCK!
T. J. O'MEARA OLD STAND.
1 s6 West Second
1605 Second Avenue.
The new Xmas goods have arrived at the
ADAMS WALL PAPER ART STORE, and
now is the time to have your pictures framed be
fore th6 Xmas rush. All the latest styles in
Mouldings the Antique, Ebony, Delft, Mat Gold
and Flemish are . well represented in the new
lines. Be sure and see them.
ADAMS WALL PAPER CO.
310, S12, 814 TWENTIETH ST.
XMAS NOVELTIES OF ALL KLD.
Like everything to pay
washed clothes. It's your
With your patronage. Don,t go about with that
worried expression on your face. Brace up. Look
pleasant. Drop us a postal and be yourself again.
SISHSS Rock Island g;eam Laundrj
RRFflT Fill 1 1
U libit 1
XMAS PHOTOCHROMS. ,
laundry bills for poorly
own fault if you encourage