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VOLUME XXXI. M). 54. ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1882 ESTABLISHED OCT. 18, 1851, For tlie nn til Pi las 1 : ,.,,:;-.--.'.; , I "Anticipation is as sweet as savory odors to a hungry man," said a writer of olde time. There Is a large mm of anticipation in many hearts as the Holiday Season draws near. a The pleasure both oi giving and receiving tokens of love and friendship is a delight of the imagination long before ihe hour for pre sentation arrives. ' ' ; ? . THERE ARE 1 THOUSANDS; of pretty things that bring happiness to the recipient, tut th-re io'bothtngthat prolongs the delight of anticipation so mnch as a book; there it lies on the Chrhrtruas table, and i evidently a book which the loving friend or parent has bestowed. But now a new form of anticipation springs jp Immediately, one which will last a long time, for until those beautiful, mysterious pages are opened and read from begin ning to end there Is still some new -delight in store. Eveo.then much has been read hastily, and one turns back, and goes over the pages again and again. Were the question asked? .What presents of for mer years are now most valuedin the household? The answer would be almost ihvria1!y,"fhe books, for they never become ont of fashion, and never grow old. - ' j The NEXT QUESTION , is where can a good stock of Books le found? "We "answer tinheeitatingly, at the celebrated whole sale and retail book house of ......... ... R i t in this city, where all the standard new books can bo had in complete sets or single volumes, suita ble for children, youths, middle aged and old people. . .... . . '; J-Do not fail to examine this mammoth stock, and you will .be satisfied. .' ; "- .;.-v; --i li f 43?The prices are within the reach of all, as his large purchases enables him to discount from 30 to BO per cent on tegular prices. : ;,. J: V-r ,w '..;. '".H 'j BUY THE BEST! ' ' THE 1AY FOR SO FT COAL. Will not Gas nor choke np with Tar and" Soot, and will give MORE HEAT, with less 'Fuel, than any Stove made. -SOLD ONLY BY- JOHN T. NOFTSEERl Rock Island, 111., Sole Agent for Early Breakfast Stoves, corner 3rd avenue and 20th streets. S6-d3m CALL AND SEE The immense stock of 1 Pianos and Organs, and get our prices before pur chasing, if you wish to save money. We have something new to show you for the Holiday trade W. W. KIMBALL'S Brand, D. iiOY BOWLBY, Manager. T. B. DAVIS. 8. 8. DAVIS. DAVIS Sc OCX, PlumberSjGaslSteam Fitters A Complete Stock of Plpa and Fittings up to 8-lnch. f I ' i 1 I r r-?r" t&ri I T I i W , 1 II 1 1 JT I , l 1U KINDS OV Brass Goods, Packing, Hose. SEWEK I'lPE, FIBE BBICK, ETC. 80LB AttKNTS VOB Deane Steam Pumps , I COPE & MAXWELL ) BOILER FEEDERS. GOLD'S SAFETY. BOILERS. Mariott fcj-Boiler Coimpound. Contractors for furnishing and laying "Water, Gas and Seti Pipe, Deere's Block. 1712Second:A"reime, MOLINB, . Rock Island, III. THE DAY'S NEWS. Foreign and Domestic. ; Dobtsmuhd, Piassia, Dec. 21 While the cage was descending very hard in the Embury mine yesterday the chain broke and the cage fell, killing twenty persons. London, Dec. 21. On the news reach ing the Prince of, Wales that Gauihetla .bad a relapse fee telegraphed an inquiry of the real -condition of the sufferer. A reply was forwarded that Gambetta's wound was thoroughly healed and a careful examina tion satisfied the physicians tnat the con dition of the patient is satisfactory, j . Naples, Dec. 21. A passenger train has been stopped and robbed by an armed band. The government has offered a re ward toe the apprehension of the robbers. 6 l! CHICAGO NEWS NOTKS GOOD 8TOCK ADVERT I8KM ?NT. Chicago, Dec. 21. Owing to an error in the transmission of a dispatch sent re cently the announcement was made that the Caton stock farm at Joliet, III., had been sold with some of its stock. The fact is that the proprietors of that farm sold to Russell Sage, of New York, the celebrated team of trotters, Jennie Coyden and Gipsy Maid,- but not the farm. .... THE SOCIALIST PARADE. Mayor Harrison says that he will not interfere with the parade of armed Socialists when Herr Most arriVed, unless a disturbance occurs, They violate a state law in carrying arms but no municipal law.. ',. - - GRIN SPECULATION LED TO SUICIDE, Clinton, Illinois special: James A. Wil sob, treasurer of De, Witt county.commitled suicide yesterday by "hanging himself with a halter. He leaves a wife, mother and children who were dependent on hm. He had bten speculating heavily in grain losses supposed heavy; he was regarded worm $ 3U.UUU. DARING BANK FORGERY. Cleveland. Ohio. SDecisi : A dai ina for gery, f srpetrated primarily on the National Bank of Commerce ot this citv, causes a loss to the Manhattan bank of New York A man giving the Dame of W. T. Watson bought a draft for f 17.63, on the Man flatten bank. A few days later a draft for 5,tS79.48, was cashed in the Buffalo Trad era' bank, which proved' to be this same seventeen donar draft most skilfully al tered. Watson had done some business with the Buffalo bank, which disarmed sus picion, and when the big forged draft was presentep and paid, he fled. The draft was forged, not raised. 8TRANGE"FATALITT. Vincennes, Ind. special; Mrs. Jones, on her way to her son's funeral, was thrown from the train and killed yester day. KIN6ST05, JAMAICA FIKS. : - " New York, Dec. 21. Additional details are at hand concerning the recent great fire at Kingston, Jamaica.' It appears that had there been 'the simplest ' means' at hand when the conflagration began to put out the flre it could not have spread further than a few yards. For some time ? after the alarm was given tiut a few bundles of shingles were in flames. The fire brigade arrived on the scene ten minutes after the alarm but there was some difficulty m attaching hose to ' the 'hydrants 1C ianwhile the flames ascended and caught the tall building to the north of the Sav ings bank. The water was now, pretty well brought into play but sparks from this high house blew widely about and in a few minutes eight distinct .houses in va rious parts of the town were ablaze 'nd sendiug sparks to other houses, by which means the destroying element soon - sur rounded several districts, literally defying the efforts of the firemen. The people are homeless, hundreds of them sleeping in the open air at Central Park and the race course, where the governor is endeavoring to get tents belonging to the militia erected for their covering. . : THE WEATHER. WASBlSttTOlf FACI8 AND EIJIOBS. "don't want htm. Washington, Dec. 21. The nomina tion of J. E. Olmsted as district commis si oner was opposed sharply in the senate committee this morning and was referred to a sub-committee. DORSET DOOMED. logeraoll began the opening address in behalf of Dorsey this morning. He urged them to disregard the popular clamor and the wishes of the President and to regard simply the facts. ' r NOMINATION. The President nominated G. W. Lam- bertaon as United States Attorney for Nebraska. ' f i A TARIFF SWEETNESS. The ways and means committee has ap- pioved the classification in , the sugar schedule as made in the taiiff commission report and recommend the adoption of the polaiiscope test. No decision about rates was reached. THE NBWBtJRG CENTENNIAL. The- rumcrreRRioTvaJ commission recom- mpnH that. t.h envernnra of the different stated Hattend the Newburff. New York centennial in 'October next with a military escort ; . -' ' ' - TOBACCO TAX. The ways and u.eans committee this morning voted 6 to 4 to allow a rebate in case of the reduction or repeal ot the to bacco tax. MISSISSIPPI IMPROVEMENT. The Mississippi river committee began examining CapU Cowden. To-days ses sion was devoted to - tne examination oi charts in explanation of tis outlet. Washington, Dec 21. Indications for the upper Mississippi and -Missouri valleys, snow and rain followed by colder partly cloudy. weather, northto west winds and rising barometer. " OILSEWS. Pittsbcrg Dec. 21. Oil opened strong this morning at os advanced to oS and then became weaker, declined to 85 and closed at noon at . 821. The session was attended by no excitement; trading, was g"t. u , .. FIBIOCS FLASKS. Oswego, Dec. 21. The Mansard block, owned by the United States Life Insurance Comp ny of New xork, burned last night together with the Union Hotel adjoining. Lioss 85,tK)0; partly insured. . New York Market. , Money 6 Governments 6'e 6'B , 4 4'B STOCKS Rock Island... .... Ft. Wayne Illinois Central C. B. & tJ , Chicago fc A lton . . . New York Central. Northwestern i 35 1 45 1 34 .1 39 1 88 ..1 01 . .1 oa ..1 13 ..i am Northwestern. Dfd .1 55 K sui-aui 1W! ao prererrea ..i in Wabash.... .. .... 84 oo prererrea.. 4Vi TJnion Pacific 1 03 Western Union.... 61ft GRAIN. WHEAT No. t red 91 06 Dec; $1 09fc $1 m; Jan. Jl 11H; Feb. (OR3J-Mixed western spot 5872; future 68 OATS. Western 4552. RYE. 59. BARLKY. 85. ' ' ' " WHISKEY. $1 18. -PORK. $18 5019 00 LAKB. Firm ; 10 55. Chicago Market. Chicago, Dec, 21. t-ITR STOCK. HOGS Receipts 28,000; light 5 706 80 ; mired packing & tm6 2u; tieavy pacung and snipping, 6 30ia6 70. , , OA i'TLE Receipts 6,000; good to choice ship prng, 5 206 00; common to fair, 3 904 90; Duicners a i4 au; stocKers ana leeaer?, geugs 4 iu, lezans a 4U. ' . GRAIN. WHEAT Lower; regular 92 and 9V Dee.; 92Gifrii Jan. ; 99 May ; gprins 92fi : winter 94 CORN Weak: 53 cash: 53 year and Dec: autan.; osv Jnay. OATS Weak and Jower except cash; 38! cash; 38 November; 8!4 bid Dec. ; 36? year and Jan,; 11 XU 58. , , i BARLEY. 80. WHISKEY 1 16. ' PORK Firmer: tl7 17 cash and December: $17 87 January; $ 17 50 February. LARD Strong and excited; higher; $10 81 $10 32 cash ; $10 32 Feb. Milwaukee Market. Mil, wackkb, Dec, 21. . WTTTC AT Firm : Na 2 93U raah. and 93 Dr. 98 Jan. No 3, 79, No. 4 63. CORN Lower; 53. OATS Tame; 86. - RYE 57. .... . ; BARLEY 73. Peoria Market. PaoaiA, Dec. 31. CORN 4950X ; mixed, 4950 OATS No. 2 white, 88a39. ' ' RYE 65a56. ' WHISKY 1 12. WHO GOT 1HB KACQl'Et prr-.-ATi Ohio. Die. 21. Durine the crowded condition of the sales room of Weatherby & Stevens store this morning two men stole tour seal siun Bacqucs vaiueu at wvpjt hnndreil and fiftv dollars. While one engaged the clerk the other slipped the sacques into a yanse. runu uhctcb ea- ,ped. . " BAKE FA1LIKE. rTTtranwo "W "T Tioo. 21 William Ci. 1 AkA BW - . . . - Moore's prirate banking house, Victor, N. Y., has closed its doors. The suspension was caused by the failure of the City bank I iVOCueier. - - laaviuucs rauuuwu m $100,000. Moore made an assignment to the Josiah ' Upton bank, and will hardly J. T. DIXON, MBSDHA1T TAILOH MENS' FINE . WOOLENS A SPECIALTY, 1718 SECOND AVENUE, ROCK ISLAND, , ILLINOIS. Wm. Ramskill, RCHAHT TAILOR, No. 1608 Sbcohd Atbhttb, BOCK ISLAXD, - ILLTX0IS. Also, Dealer in FUSTJEfl HATS, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, Umbrellas and Valises.3 ....' Of Choice : HOLIDAY GOODS I ! and elegant Silver Plated War, t - -E. W. SPECER'8 : , i display is Magnificent. ' ; : r v i Dr. Fosgate's Disp Davenport's Block; 809 Brady St.,-Davenport, Iowa. CONSULT THB LOCATED PHYSICIAN. Tne BOClOr aas oeen engaged lor many yenrn m mc urMmm " "7. ""7"-" --" ..a arising from yontbfBl follies or excesses is later life. His treatment is t variably attended with wellffl n v. - . . . I : - J n . IrlB fT MATH. I nAWPr nonn.nntiv .ad and th ru.int ntnrd tonerfect vigor: all forms of Drjvate diseases, sypbills. ....... in imn-half ili. Mn) tlm ftWrjt nttrtec.t fore ffnaranteed in everT esse. Dr. Fosgate will guarantee to forfeit one hundred dollars for every case of seminal weakness or pri-j ! . a n. mv Vll lw nnilprtii V iu nnd fait. t rum ' r . - I TrnTTnn r 1 in Who are awfierins! from the effects of youthful follies and indiscretions X U U JN IT ' JxL Clll prodncing night losses and hastening them on to a premature grave, should. call or write at once f the iMcter nas t res tea ever eases wiwiont sinsrie tauure ; Tarasoie circa lars free oli wrho wrfte ti ; - mii . . Dr. Foegate prepares and rarnlshea Ri own remeaies; meatcmes sent to any pan 01 tne woria; in Pnacr.to Wis treated natlenta from nearlv everv state in tllTironr------" " - - rBmiwiiilwr. his treatment. farthovotiehness.eoniDleteneseaiid efRcioncy for the above diseases! in all taeir aangeroaa ana painiui aeveiopmenui, imi notqwu n m nwra. : s :... Office Hours; 9to 12 ai to 5 end T6 9p. m. All letters promptly answered, and Correspondence confidential. , i 7 . ; ! ? -MY, ENTIRE STOCK .OP- 1ST li : ;lfifiilF S ' Piiriiimg Grppds ! Gents Trunks, Valises, ' Must be closed out by January 1. Itjwill all be sold at and below cost, as I am , determined to engage in i other business by that time. A-IaOEB. Sept. a0-dw8m AMERICAN AND FOREIGN WATCHES Gold and Silver, if Blegaut designs in 1 r ti: T T, t-4 Newest styles in Gorliam, Solid and Plated Ware, AT JSeT'Closesi Pos sible Prices TQM, TH HOLIDAYS. it 0 t i i pay more than ten cents on Kochester. aogldwtf.