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THE AUGTJS, MONDAI, DECEMBEB 18. 1899.
Leggings and Overgaiters,
For Men, Women and Children.
Ladies' Overgaiters, 7 button.
Ladies' Overgaiters, 10 button.. 50c
Men's Overgaiters, 8 button... 75c
Boys Leather leggings, lined. . .$100
Ladies' Jersey Leggings to knee.00
Misses' Jersey Leggings above
Child's Jersey Leggings above
IN THEIR NEW CHURCH
THE GLOVE FITTING
SOT Twentieth Street
Open Erer jErenlna; IntU Chriatmaa.
That is always thankfully
and gratefully received, is
a box of KRELL & MATH'S
CHOICE CONFECTIONS. He
is always "too lovely," who
conies with a box of our de
licious Chocolates or Bon-Bons To
Sweetheart, Friend or
Small gifts always bring
their reward in popularity,
and a box of our candies
doesn't cost much to win it.
KRELL & MATH,
Phone 1166. 1718-1718 8econd Ave.
Let us have your orders
for brick ice creaiu. We will
please you and make your
party or dinner a success.
DOES HE SMOKE?
Of course be does, and In the selec
tion ot Cbilttmu presents for gen
- tlemea nothing more acceptable
can le procured tban something in
tbe amokers' line, and no better
place to tint it than at
THE PALACE CIGAR
Beautiful assortmen t of holiday
boxes of clears ranging In price
from 50o to tlO per box. Pipes from
ye olden corn cob to tbe elegmt
meerschaum, including tbe nwst ex
tensive assortment of briars ever
Khown In tbeac parts. Cigar case,
cigarette casea. cigar bolder, cigar
ette holders, tobacco jars. and in fact
moxi everything dear to tbe heart
of the smoker can be bad at papu
lar prices at tbe
1706 Second Avenue.
Aint She a Jewel?
If you wast a watch or a wedding
riog, silverware or novelty, you will find
a complete assortment at IKckman &
Co t We carry a fall line, and price
to cult all daoa of trade, high priced
and low priced, and all goods worth
every cent of money represented- We
aell to everybody, as we want all our
townspeople for our customers. Try
F. J. DICKMAN CO.
1704 Second Avenue.
The Richness or
ioc straight and 3
for 25c, at the
Palace cigar store
and all good dealers.
H. S. BACHHAS
No. 1605 SECOND AVENUE.
Look at this price list for
goods which we guarantee to
be the best and cheapest that
has ever been offered:
The best flour, per sark 0c
10 lbs sack whole wheat flour. 25c
10 lbs sack N. Y. buckwheat. . . . 35c
10 lbs Graham Hour 20c
3 packages all kinds pan cake
3 packages buckwheat Hour. . . 25c
2 packages Cream of Woeat. .. 25c
packages Vitos 25c
package Wheat ling 10c
package wheat wallers 10c
packages grape-nut 25c
lbs maple sugar
lbs seeded raisins, tbe best,
lbs Ijondon layer raisins. ..
African Methodists Have Corner
stone Laying Ceremo
THE COLORED MAS03S OFFICIATE.
3 J lis currants.
lbs California figs,
lbs mixed nuts. . .
IbHeinze's mince meat
lb lemon peel ,
lb oiange peel ,
lb dried apricot 9
lb dried peaches. . . .
lb dried prunes
Sweet cider, per callon.
Large bottles Sniaer's catsup.
Olives, in balk, per quart....
, .. 25c
. . 20
lb soda crackers 7Jc
lb oyster crackers 7Ac
Ibis Jersey lnneh crackers 25
lbs Clinton Hakes 25c
lb country butter 20 and 22Ac
lb creamery butter 25c
Fresh eggs, per doz 17Jc
AN AFTER DINNER CIGAR
is a blessing to mankind. But mens
taste vary, some like a strong cigar,
some a mild one, others like a pipe.
There is no variation of tbe smoker's
taste that we cannot gratify. If be
wants a dry cigar we can give him
one Our 'regular stock is kept moist
and fresh. VVe have no inclinations
of our own our business is to satisfy
Bahnsen's Drug Store
Corner 4th Avenue and 20th street.
Benjamin Ingerson, of Ilutton,
Ind., says be had not spoken above a
whisper for months, and one bottle of
Foley1 Honey and Tar restored bis
voice. It is used very largely by
speakers and singers.
lis Ixi Ya Han kn Bca-JI
Addreaaee by Jadce W. H. tteet. E. D
SMitr, Mayor William McConocbte
and C. J. Searle Happy Occasion for
Faator C. H. Thomas and Bla Conjrffm-
tlon-Exerclaee Ocenr Sonday Afternoon.
The laying of the cornerstone yes
terday afternoon marked tne com pie
tion of the new church of the Rock
Island African MetbodUt Episcopal
congregation at the corner or Thir
teenth street and Fifth-and-a-half
When tbe beginning of the service
was announced at 2 o'clock bv Rev
C. II Thomas, who presided as mas
ter of ceremonies, the church was
tjl'ed. There was a selection bv the
choir, after which Rev. C. O. McCul
loch, of the First Methodist c hurch.
pronounced the invocation. Judge
Uest was thereupon introduced, and
delivered an address in which he
felicitated the colored folks in tbe
success that had attended their efforts
to secure a permanent worshiping
place, hoping that tbe congregation
might continue to grow and prosper.
lhere were remarks also bv r. u.
Sweeney, Mayor William McCono
chie and C. J. Searle, each of whom
spoke words of congratulation.
J. t. Robinson, president ol tne
Rock Island National bank, who has
been a steadfast friend to the congre
gation, read the hnaneial standing of
tbe church, showing an indebtedness
of f 2,000.
The congregation then repa'red to
the outside of the building to witness
be laying of tbe cornerstone, which
was conducted bv 11. t. Harris, wor
shipful matter of the Illinois grand
ndge or colored Masons, assisted by
King bolomon loIge JNo. 2b, or Rock
Island, and Hiram lodge no. -'a, 01
lne ottering amounted to fdo.iz.
Pastor Thomas is entitled to much
redit for his energv and enterprise.
Since coming to Rock island a lew
years ago he has materially increased
he A. M. congregition, revived
an interest in religious work among
bis people, and installed tnem in a
Tbe church is a 2-storv frame. It
was formerly a school hot) sc. being
moved from the corner of Fourteenth
street and Fourth avenue. It has been
etuodeltd throughout and provided
with neat furnishings and equipped
with-electric lights. The second story
will serve as a meeting place for the
colored societies of the city. The
rentals from this and two adjoining
houses owned by the congregation and
adjoining tbe church will contribute
toward removing the fa uuu indebted
Mill I.IUlan French In tbe Menalah."
That Miss Lillian trench is a so
prano of rare ability is attested by
tbe fact of her engagement bv tbe
Acollo club, of Chicago, to 6ing in
the "Messiah" at its concert IM
25. Tbe Handel Oratorio society, of
Rock Island, is fortunate to have se
cured the services of this artist. Lov
ers of oratorio will nave an oppor
tunity to iiear Mies trench at tbe M.
E. church in Rock Inland Dee. IV.
Tickets on sale at Eberhart's,
Bowl by 's and Totten's musio store
Now is the time to commence figur
ing on a California trip. The O., R.
I. i P. railway is in a position to sell
you tickets bv a number of different
routes and give the privilege of going
out one wav and returning another.
Through tourist cars from Rock Island
to San Francisco via either Colorado
Springs or Ft. Worth. Round trip
tickets good for nine mouths with
stop-over privileges both going and
returning, now on ale. For full in
formation call or write to S. F. Boyd,
general agent, Davenport, or f . H.
Plummer, ticket agent. Rock Island.
Tbe citv council meets 111 semi
monthly session tonight.
All talking machine records 35 cents
each at Totten's music house.
Where is the best place to get
Christmas presents, bpencer a.
The famous Hentv books for bovs,
25 cents while they last, at McCabe's
Save your eyes. Consult Dr. La
Grange at Bleuer'a jewelry store all
A car on tbe Elm street line left the
track last night at Seventh-avenue and
Iwenty-nfth street. toe damage
Silver plated knives, forks and
spoons, carving sets, pocket cutlery
and scissors and shears, nrst quality.
at J. . btewart a.
Thomas L. Regester, of Rock Isl
and, has obtained two valuable pat
ents for improvements in automatic
check rower wire machines.
A meeting of the Sheridan club is
to be held at 8 o'clock tonight at its
rooms in Mitchell & Lvnde block. All
members are rrquested to attend.
A. C. Atkinson, attorney for the
government in the Hennepin canal
light of wav proceedings, delivered
an address at tne gospel service ai
the x. M. C. A. yesterday afternoon
Each day, every day, McCabe's
quote some special prices so low as to
be absolutely incomparable wun otner
merchandise either in their own store
or elsewhere. Watch the lcoal columns
of the daily papers.
A bicycle and its rider going at a
livelvrate of speed on Fourth avenue
and .Ninth street last night collided
with P. J. Heverling's buggv. No
damage is reported, but the bicyclist
is said to have had a narrow escape
The regalar monthly meeting of
the W. C. r. U. will be held Tuesd ly
at 2:30 p. m. at the Y. M. C. A. chapel
The subject is the "Army Canteen.
and a special program has been pre'
pared. All interested in tbe work are
invited to be present.
Minnie Nikelson, through her attor
neys. feearle & Marshall, has com
meneed suit lor divorce in tbe circuit
court, charging that her hubband.
John P. Nikelson, deserted her in 1897
She al-o asks the court to award her
the custody of her child.
Chris'.mas goods went lively at
Walker's sale Saturday. Manicure
sets cuff and collar boxes, toilet sets.
glove boxes, were cold at about one-
hair, some less. Hetter go early in
the week if you would secure some of
those rare bargains.
in-City bni store is the place to
buy good singing canaries, mocking
birds, red birds and singing birds of
all kinds Just tbe thing for a Christ
mas gilt. Also monkeys and pet ani
mals at a reasonable price. oly
Brady street, Davenport Iowa.
The choir cf the Broadway church
assisted in the musical program ren
dered in connection with the dediea-
catory exercises at tbe new First
Presbyterian church in Davenport
la-t night. 6inging several anthems.
Miss Lillian A. Bill contributed
a contralto solo, -(J ibou
that Tellest," from The Messiah. The
number was rendered in an artis
tic and finished manner, displaying
with beautiful effect a rare quality of
A report was published in the tri-
city papers recently to the effect that
the Tri-City Muicians' union had
made rer'ain notable departures in
the requirements as to tbe members
of tbe union not being permitted to
accept engagements outside their re
spective cities, and nxing the minimum
number of musicians that should be
necessary in all engagements. The
A rocs is informed that no such limi
tations as are spoken of have been
imposed by the musicians' union
Members may play for entertainments
in any of tbe three cities, and one.
two or more may accept engagements.
RURAL MAIL ROUTES.
One Is Sought In the Vicinity I?
of the Town of
141 W. 2nd S. Davenport.
WILL SEEVE THREE TOWNSHIPS.
Illack Hawk, Bowling ana Edslofton to
Be Included In tbe Finn tf It 1 Ap
proved of by tbe Poetofllce Department
at Washington K oral Mall Bozea to Be
A petition for rural mail delivery
in tbe townships or oiacK Hawk.
Cowling and Edging' on. has been made
to the first assistant postmaster
general, and it is not unlikely tbat
tbe authority to inaugurate tbe sys
tem may be granted. The plan of
rural mail delivery thus sought to be
established will radiate from Milan,
to which town tbe Iaia.il for those
within the territory will be delivery
from this city. If the petition is
granted the effect of its operation wi 1
be watched with much interest in
Rock Island. A similar petition for a
rural delivery round about Hampton,
in the upper end or the county is, as
heretofore noted, also under consider
ation by the department in Washing
Rural Mall Boxes.
John JSiewberg, or toboggan inven
tion fame, has patented a mail box for
rural mail delivery use, which is so
perfected in its automatic operation
that it is water tight as well as proof
in itself against beiog tampered with
The box is being manufactured by
Morris & Lewi., of this city. Mr.
New berg has likewise invented a mail
box for city uses.
l'ostmaster J. nomas has arranged
60 that the stamp and general deliv
ery windows at the Rock Island post-
office be kept open until s o clock
each evening this week, and Sa urdav
evening until 9 o'clock, in order to
accommodate the holiday rush.
MATRIMONY IS CONTAGIOUS
Reducing Sale, y
50c W. B. Corsets Reduced to 39c
75c W. B. Corsets Reduced to 50c.
$1.00 W. B. Corsets Reduced to 75c.
$1.50 W- B. Corsets Reduced to $1.00.
$1.75 W. B. Corsets A
Reduced to $1.25.
$2.00 W. B. Corsets
Reduced to $1.50.
Champairn Fnblle School T.aeb.rs
onaly Afflicted by tb. Malady.
Says the Chimpiign Gazette: "The
Champaign board of education has
troubles or its own, ana in tne panic
ular instance now in mind the facts
'The board is under the necessity of
hiring more teachers; that is to say,
te t-hers to tat e the plaees of those
who have resigned or are about to re
sign. Matrimony is tbe trouble, uut
of eleven young ladies in the schools
on tbe east side five have been manied
during this year nnd cf the whole
force of tf achers in the graded schools
of the city 2o per cent have been mar
ried within, tbe year, or, in other
words, arrangements have been made
which will justify this remark before
the year closes. The grade teicbers
are ail young ladies. It is to be re
marked tbat tbe gentlemen who have
carried them away have all got good
wives; it. is also to be remarked that
some verv good ones are left, though
tbe board would rather not have tbe
attention of marritgeble young men
called to tbe fact. 1 be Gazette, bow-
ever, is strictly loyal to tne voung
women, and is willing to let the board
paddle its own canoe."
Beauly Is Uppermost
Is the work of the Rock Island
Steam Laundry. By modern
methods and careful and skilled
help their laundry work Is the best
that is turned out in this vicinity.
Their services is prompt and pa
trons are treated with courtesy.
flock Island Steam Laundry
BAUERSFELD & SEXTON 1814 Third Aye. Telephone 129
High Art Photography,
Fifteenth Street anJ Fourth Avenue, Moline, 111.
A 81 BE Cl'KE FOB CKOVP.
Hoyt'a "A Day and m Hle;bt."
Charles uoyt s "A my and a
Night" was presented by a capable
company at Harper's 'theatre last
evening, and tbat the performance
pleased the audience was evidenced
by the frequentapplause. Aside from
having an interesting plot, one tbat
can be easily followed, the piece calls
for specialties here and there. The
company is uiade up of clever people.
each one of whom is an artist in bis
or her line.
Jk. NlKbt of Terror.
Awful anxiety was felt for the
widow of the brave Gen. Burnbam, of
Machias, Me., when the doctors said
she could not live till morning.
writes Mrs. S. II. Lincoln, who at
tended her tbat fearful night. "AH
thought she must soon die from pneu
monia, but she begged for Dr. King a
New Discovery, saving it had more
than once saved her life and had cured
her of consumption. After three
small doses she slept easily all nie-ht.
We have yet to learn of a single land its further use completely cured
her." J. his marvelous medicine is
guaranteed to cure all throat, che-t
and lnng diseases. Only 50c and
II. Trial bottles free at Hartz it
Ullemeyer's drug store.
Twenty-fir. Yearn' Conatnnt l"a. Without
The tirst indication of croup is
hoarseness, and in a child subject to
that disease it may be taken as a sure
sirn of the approach of an attack.
Following this hoarseness is a peculiar
rough cough. If Chamberlain's Cough
Kemetly is given as soon as the child
becomes hoarse, or even after the
croupy cough appears, it wilt prevent
tbe attack. It is nsea in many thous
ands of homes in this broad land and
never disappoints the anxious moth
instance in which it bas not proved
effectual. No other preparation can
show such a record twenty-five years'
constant use without a failure- For
sale by all druggists.
The New York Herld of May 8
says: "It s strange what strides the
stage has made in tbe past live years,
not to speak of a century. Business
men have now taken a band in the
pie, and find it a very profitable in
vestment. Lawrence Barrett, during
bis grand etruggle through number
less difficulties, was backed by some
of the solid business men of Boston.
Viola Allen, who has electrified this
country and at the present time is
the taik of the entire east, in 'The
Christian,1 was furnish d the neces
sary funds by a large printing estab
lishment in New York. And now a
leading business man of Chicago bas
taken hold of the comedy farce, 'A
Wise Woman,' and having engaged
an extraordinary good company will
appear in all the princ'pal cities in a
trip across tbe continent. Prior to
their run in San Francisco thev will
take in eorae of the minor towns, and
thas make tbe journey to tbe coast
with more ease. Theatrical man
agers, look harp. The busi
ness men will crowd yon out."
In this connection it is noticed that
A Wise Woman" is going to make a
few stops before starting a run in San
vrancisco. mow why can't we have
this company stay one night with us?
It surely must have a first-class com
pany to contemplate an extended run
in the western metropolis. Such a
company would be a relief from the
No. 2, 3 and sometimes 4 companies
that we generally get. oive us a
NO. BITTER TASTE.
NO SUBSTITUTE USED.
Neglected Colds Make
Scientifically combined, the best
grade of pure
Pure old Kentucky
together with herbs of medicinal
value makes the very best remedy for
the cure of
Colds, La Grippe and All Forms of
Taken before meala restores appetite, takrn
before retiring insures sleep. (A goo
medicine to keep la tbe house.)
It you cannot obtain It from your dealer write or eall on tbe wbolesal. agent
LEMBURG & DETLEFSON, Rock Island.
Rock Island Savings Bank
Rock Island, HI.
Incorporated Under the
Four Per Cent Paid on
Monet Loaned On Pebsonal Collateral Ob Real Estate Securitt.
J. M. Iluford. President.
John Crubaurh Vice President.
P. Creenawait, Caabler.
It Hlta lb. Spot.
When suffering from a severe cold
and your throat and lungs feel sore,
take a dose of Foley's Iloney and Tar,
when the soreness will at once be re
lieved, a warm grateful freling and
healing of the parts affected will be
experienced and von will say: "It
feels ho good. It hits the spot."
C. J. Bishop, of Agoew, Mich.,
says: "i nave nsea coieys iioney
and Tar in three very severe cases of
Academy of the Visitation, conduct
ed by the sisters of the Visitation
2939 Fifth avenue, Rock Island. The
academic, preparatory and kinder
ten departments of the new academy
are now opened to btudents.
Superior advantages in music, art.
elocution, physical culture and the
fw Ortf jrirty Tanxa
Mrs. Wtnilow's Soothing Syrup ha.
been used for children . teething. It
soothes the child, aofteaa tbe gams,
allays all pain, cares wind colic, and
"A Heart aa Sturdy aa an oak.
But what about the blood which the
heart must pump at the rate of 70
times a minute? If this heart is to
be sturdy and the nerves strong this
blood must be rich and pure. Hood's
Sarsaparilla makes sturdy hearts be
cause tt makes rood blood. It gives
to men and wjtcen strength, confi
dence, courage and endurance.
Hood's Pills are non-irritating and
the only cathartic to take with Hood's
Llcaatad to Wed.
John C. Colsr.v.
Mica Blanco. O. Armstrong
I Ii Ixi Tw Haw liwiyi BegM
Began basine July 2. li-to. and occupied
S. 1 corner of MitcncU
H. 8. Cable,
H. P. Hull,
E. W. Hurat,
Solicitors Jackson and Burst.
i. M. tiuford,
"WHERE DIRT GATHERS, WASTE RULES."
GREAT SAVING RESULTS FROM THE USE OF
A few notes regarding fall goods that can be found by looking
at this ad. Her are some prices we quote: Novelties
In suits the prices range from 18, $20, 922, $25 and np. The
prices In the fall trousers range from $5, $9 60, f 9, $6.60 and
upward. Com in and see oar fine ne.
pneumonia the past month with good
is the best remedy (or diarrhoea. IS
I cents a bottle.
OUS EN G LIN,