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THE ! BOCK ISLAND ARGU8; TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1889.
As Things Go,
WE WILL SELL
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
and H tbls wtck if they last so long,
Write Crochet Bed Spreads
:)C cents each,
Uvular irire one half more, and still
,thpr l,it, a bitftfer and better bargain.
Horl"i. not all toe same quality, to go
Choice at 80 cents.
v(iiihvf pniil $1 25 t 'or them
ml you will 'Inho Mcnin before the sea
in is fTl'r- ''''ie "j"'0' to ''l',,,e them
'It want the room ior a hij 1 it on the
way nl to sdvortiw this department-
ONE TWO, THREE
nicciiil things in
White Marseilles Quilts.
An enrly nun-hnse bnuuht before our
rei-u'arli" They are just a little in
the way We'll do what we can to more
th ro Tiiree price named for the lot,
)" 30 and $3 00 none worth leas
tbn U M- " l,xtrl Iltr'?0 8iZt,s-
It pavs more than ever this spring to trade at
1714. 1718. 1713. 1720 and 1733 Sboond Avkndb. Rock Island.
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M 1NTFACTUUEK8 Of
Ami Pni'i rs In Artist' Materials,
K'l-tiuurs. Stationery, Etc.
KANN & CLEMMING,
Mauufactnrers of and Dealers in
&r('a'.l iui l exainiiie our GooiU and priceB.
K1NN & FLEMMING,
o. 1B11 Second Avenue,
iVtween Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets,
(KELEusiiuKs Rnaniso) ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
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We haTe lMflegt Stock In .K
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vt-nM -Uixiviixi). tor, s
- ., vnj, nuu nro uuuuu to seu, ana prices r
frPintinff Gr.uu J?ong to make it go.
iaoid, DoVt f.ii , K 'nd Paper Hanging done on short notice. All work
q Qn 1 ril to note the place.
or- Btjcond Ave., and 15th street. SUTCLIFFB BROS.
This week will occur our annual Pearl
Button sale. This is destined to be the
largest season Pearl Buttons bare ever
18, 20, 23. 24 and 26 line Pearl Buttons,
1 Cent a Dozen.
Pearl Pultons for White Goods, all
wash goods, colored Pearl Buttons for
Satteens, Wool Dress Goods and Silks.
A Job 18 linn Super Pearls
T Cents a Dozen.
BALL PEARL BUTTONS.
8c. 10-.. 12.-, 143.
Special prices that cannot be duplicated
by other rlrv goods houses. In i-onnec
tion with Pearl Button sale we will offer
a large assortment colored metal buttons
worth 10c to ISc at 4 cents a dozen.
None worth Ies9 than 10j.
Late novelties in Jersey Gnods just in
KINGSBURY & SON,
1705 Second avenue.
at a BARGAIN
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Xw Coaehee the K. 1. A P.---e-eral
Xewsvf Intri-t Picked Vp
th lroa Utah wars-
When Conductor Auld's train pulled
up at the R. I. & I', depot last evening
the boys about the b lilding were disposed
to discredit the fact of its being a train
belonging to that road. Attached to the
locomotive was a handsome brand new
fifty-six foot long ct mbination car, one
of the most conveniently arranged, best
designed and most tastefully furnished
that has ever come into Rock Island. It
is numbered "7." Then the regular day
coach. No. "3" had teen thoroughly over
hauled, repaired, repainted, upholstered
and looks as good as new. To
morrow new chair cirs provided jointly
by the B , C. R. $ N. and R. 1. & P.
will be put on, whit h gives the run be
tween Rock Island and Peoria a practi
cally new train throughout. Conductor
Auld, in keeping with the situation, has
donned a new conductor's cap, and is the
most important part of the entire outfit,
for Jack, though a veteran in the busi
ness, never wears cut, and is always as
good as new.
Speaking of the great responsibility
resting upon the shoulders of a train dis
patcher, an exchange says: "Away up
in the office soma where, and usually
quite alone, you will find the train diss
patcher. He aits by a large diagram, pen
in hand, seemiDgly in a brown study.
But be is not, for tuddenly a ticking of
the telegraph instrument causes his hand
that holds the pen to rise up. and then,
with his ear coc'ied be listens. A
few hurried clinks and then silence,
ana then his pen makes some
moves on the diagram, and aam he
relapses into the brown study atti
tude. But the moves ef his pen mean
something important. Away np or
down the railroad- perhaps a single
track road there is a train dashing
along, and in the opposite direction there
is rushing another. Eich train is
made up of a long rw of cars, and with
hundreds of souls n board . The tick
log tells the dispatcher where these
frains are, and he must bo arrange that
they shall meet anil pass each other in
safety, and to him iilone is confided the
duty to see that they do. One little er
ror, one moment of sleep, may be fatal,
and then what a fearful accident would
result 1 But his ear is keen and his wits
are alert, and with a l instant fingering of
the key the engineer knows what is to be
done, and the peop e sit in the cars un
conscious of all the d anger and don't even
know what may be .heir fate, except for
the silent man who Kits alone, watching,
waitiDg and successfully guiding his
great mass of human freight. "
It is not yet a settled fact about the
new uniforms for tbj "Q" conductors and
brakemen. The men have all signed a
petition to have the color changed from
blue to a light gray, but the question is
not decided. There are some points fa
vorable to the gray and there are some
serious objections to it. Some of the
men on the main lite are wearing black
suits by way of experiment, but they do
not give good satisfaction.
Eight thousand cars of freight
hauled over 113 milts of road in twenty-
eiht days, is not a bad showing for a
small railroad. Such are the records ot
the R. I. & P. for February.
The Rock Island route restores its fast
vestibule trains to the Missouri river
One of the famous Boston Raymond
excursions passed through yesterday, in
The C, B. & Q Las gotten out of its
ice blockage and everything is moving
again as usual.
General Passenger and Freight Agent
Stackhouse, of the K. I. & P., is in Chi
Nome 31an Men.
A man who kicks his wife out of bed
on a cold winter morning when the ther
mometer is twenty degrees below zero to
build a fire, is a meai man. A church
member worth $100,000 and pays only
one dollar per year to the church, is a
very mean cuss with whom the angels
will never desire to associate. A man
who will live two weeks on soup made
from tow-born buttons, is a mean, nig
gardly creature on whom the devil will
never care to feast. The man who will
beat his child for poking its finger into a
pail of water and then inquiring what be
came of the hole when it took its finger
out, is a terrible mean man. The man
who loafs on the strt et corner for the sole
purpose of making remarks about the
ladies who chance tc pass by, is one who
ought to be stretched up by the heels till
the part where the brain ought to be is
tilled with blood. I ut the meanest man
the Lord ever let live on the face of the
earth, is one who ill refuse to take his
paper out of the posioffie when be owes
two or three dollars.
la the Boy Inanue f
Business men and citizens generally
continue to complain of the annoyance of
the six year old boy hitherto spoken of
the ARODs.aod wt.ose impudence, pro
fanity and viciousnets have made him the
subject of such conment and inquiry.
Some are inclined to Iielieve the young imp
insanemnd those pretending to know.
say the malady is hereditary. The Ahgus
today learned of tiore of the scamps
exploits. A few diys ago he wa'ked
into a store, the proprietor of which
lives cn the second f.oor and whose chil
dren rre playing i.bout the store, and
JC J . - IUUMUCJ niiitiuj m .
ould ha. T brained one of the children
had not the proprietor seized him and
forced him out of tt e door.
The boy is rather attractive in appear
ance, having curly flaxen hair. This at
tracted the admiration of a lady in one of
our business housen the other day. ana
patting the urchin on the ehoulder.asked
name. The boy looked at her a min
and then gave h;r a shockingly vul-
"When some deep and immedicable
wound" takes y ot r. breath away ; don t
he down in despondency, but send a boy
with twenty-five cents to the nearest
druggist lor a ootuc oi D&ivauon w.
A CLEAR CHANNEL.
The Ice Hake a Hove Md the Heat or
the Great M Oat Wtthoac a
Jar The ftVrry.
. The slight movement of the ice near
the Iowa shore chronicled in last even
ing's Argus, was followed early this
morning by a general break up and by 11
o'clock the main channel was clear ot
solid ice, though there were in it huge and
Bwift running cakes of the frigid sub
stance. The ice broke up very qnietly
and went out without doing the least
damage to buildings exposed along the
shore. There is one thing peculiar
connection with the freezing
the river this vear. It is
that notwithstanding the generally
mild weather, the river was so low that
when it did freeze it penetrated pretty
deep and solid, yet it Is probably the on
ly time known whera the ice bridge has
existed so long without being crossed by
some one. This winter no one has ven-
tured. This is due mainly to the unev
eness of the surface, and the fact that
while, as a rule, the ice was thick, there
were places where it was but three to
four inches thick.
"Owing to the extremely low stage of
water," said Capt. T. J. Robinsen, presi
dent of the Rock Island and Davenport
Ferry company this morning, "ittook
but a few cold nights to freezo the river
up and drive us to winter quarters. Had
the water been higher, however, it is my
opinion that we could have run without
interruption all winter. As it was, we
were obliged to go down on the morning
of Jan. 9 and before night of that day
the river was pretty well clogged up."
"There was one winter," the captain
continued, "when we did not stop at all.
though there was a great deal of ice in
the river, and we went into harbor at
night for a time. That was the winter of
1881 and 1883. But the year preceding
that I think we experienced our longest
period in winter quarters. We went down
Nov. 20. and did not get out again until
April 18. The year before that 1879
we were in the ice barber only one day-
January 3. Last spring we got out
"When do you expect to get the feiry
out?" interrupted the reporter.
"We think now that we shall get up
tomorrow, though two or three days may
elapse before we get to making regular
"Have you done any extensive repair
ing to the Spencer this season?"
"I have had the entire crew at wotk
all winter, and the boat has been thor
oughly overhauled and put in as good
condition as new. The boys got up steam
this morning to see it everything was ail
rigbt before coming out tomorrow."
Jim Tague and John Smart were ar
rested yesterday afternoon on informa
tion sworn out by Dan B. Home, of
Davenport. Sunday night Smart went
to Home's livery stable, hired a horse and
buggy, stating at the time that he would
return in the course of of few hours. He
drove off with the horse and took in Jim
Tague. They drove to LeClaire and other
places that night, got drunk, and as soon
as they reached Davenport they got out of
the buggy and let the horse go. They had
driven the animal nearly to death, for
about 8 o'clock yesterday morning as a
watchman was returning home he dis
covered the horse and buggv near
the corner of LeClaire and Fourth
streets. The horse was stretched out
upon the ground and the buggy was on
top of him. His legs were tangled in the
buggy wheels in such a manner that he
was unable to get up. The buggy was a
wreck and the animal presented a shame
ful appearance. Soon as the watchman
could get assistance the horse was re
leased from the buggy and taken to
Home's livery stable. Yesterday after
noon young Smart walked into the sta
ble, but did not, however, ask if the rig
had been returned. He presumed it
had been. He informed Mr. Home that
he had lost his overcoat must have left
it in the buggy. But it was not there.
Smart thon declared Tague must have
it. "Come with me." said Mr. Home.
"and we will get it." Smart accompa
nied Mr. Home to the station and the
latter told the police to hold Smart.
Tague was arrested a few minutes later
and both were taken to jail.
Uinta for the Lentea Meaeoa.
A thoroughly penitential food is boards
ing house hash.
Lenten toilets will not, as a general
thing, be made of sack cloth.
Give up some worldly pleasure that
which you can give up the easiest,is the
general interpretation of the lenten in
Don't allude te the dollar that keeps
Lent. It is an old joke and It now but
If a lady puts away all expensive and
frivolous gayeties aha should be entitled
to a 950 Easter bonnet. Think of that!
You will of course go to church every
morning; never mind breakfast. You are
fasting anyway now.
The lenten penance may be somewhat
severe, but the female health is frequent
ly cheered and sustained by thoughts of
the gay spring toilets Easter will bring.
The man who has been footing the bills
for balls, parties, ' dinners, receptions.
pink teas, and so on, will enjoy Lent,
and wish it came oftener and lasted
A dinner of turtle soup, baked shad
porterhouse steak and a bottle of wine is
quite sufficient for a fasting man.
The Local Packet.
Capt C. W. Hicks, of the favorite lit-
steamer Terne Swain, has been in
nton for a day or two arranging mat
ters for the season . Among other things
pat a force of men at work repainting
and fixing up the boat, which is In wins
ter quarters there. The work wm ne
pushed to a speedy completion and if the
Ice moves out and navigation opens.
Capt. Hick will make his first ran to
Rock Island about the 25th of March.
The Verne Swain will ran in the Clinton
and Rock Island trade as she has for a
few seasons past, and she will undoubted
ly be as popular as ever with the local
passenger and freight trade.
At the Theatre.
The Baldwin Comedy company com
menced a week's engagement at Harper's
theatre last evening in "Pique," Augus
tin Daly's dramatization of Florence
Maryatt's novel, "Her Lord and Master,"
and while the atage version alters the
story somewhat, the most interesting sit
uations are retained. There was scarcely
standing room in the house and the en
tertainment was a highly creditable one
in all respects. It is by all odds the best
company playing to popular prices that
has visited Rock Island this season; in
deed, the attraction was superior in a
great many respects to many of the more
pretentious ones that visit Rock Island
and play to standard prices. Miss Jen
nie Goldthwaite as the leading lady, dis
played comedy talent of a more than av
erage order. Her "Raiteh" was a very
happy creation. Mr. "Theo" Stark's
"Sammy Dimple" was a well dressed
comedy impersonation. Miss Josie
Crocker made an admirable "Mabel Ren
frew," and the "Capt. Arthur Standish"of
Harry Driscol, and the "Matthew Stan
dish" of Geo. Hanna were strong charac
ters, the remainder of the support being
above the average.
Tonight the company appears in Bart
ley Campbell's "Double Marriage" and
snould have another large bouse, for it
Davenporro Ball Pro-pec t.
A base ball team in Davenport is now
an assured fact. Ilolacher, who will be
the captain and manager, has been tele
graphed to at bis home in Philadelphia,
and money sent him for expenses in
coming. He will arrive on Wednes
day evening. - Negotiations are also in
progress looking to the securing of the
services of Mayer, the all around player
in last season's games, and Phillips,
the old shot l stop. Whpn they are heard
from as to terms, the club will advise
them of their acceptance or rejection.
On next Sunday a meeting of the league
will take place In Springfield, III., where
all necessary arrangements will be made
to perfect the organization and make out
the schedule for the coming season. Day
on port will of course be represented
Choice bananas at May's.
Choice bananas at C. C. Truesdale's.
Sweet potatoes at C. C. Truesdale's.
Fresh Edam cheese at C. C. Trues
dale's. A "Double Marriage" at Harper's thea
Nice Florida oranges and choice ba
nanas at C. J. Long's.
Twenty-one pounds of prunes for 1
at F. G. Young's.
F. Lickafelt. of Milan, paid the A nous
a visit this afternoon.
George Schneider, Jr., comes out with
an attractive advertisement. which may be
seen on this page.
Lawyer Brown went to Rock Island
today to obtain abstracts of a large piece
ot land in Illinois that figured in a recent
transfer. Muscatine Journal.
The musicale at the First M. E. church
this evening, will be one of the best en
tertainments of the season. The admis
sion Is but fifteen cents.
The ice has gone and the hackman
sighs . His last season of piracy has gone
forever. Next winter we shall have
street cars and five centjnstead of fifty
There was a very pleasant informal
party at the residence of F. C. A. Denk
man last evening, in honor of Miss Liz
zle Denkman's birthday.
Frank Lawson was fined S10 and costs
by Magistrate Bennett this morning for
intoxication. The 'Squire suspended
judgment on promise of good behavior
in the future.
Mr. Joseph Gaskell arrived from bis
trip to Englond this morning, Mrs. Gas
kell, who has spent the past two months
in the east, accompanying him. Mr- and
Mrs. Gaskell and Mrs. Calvin Truesdale
leave for Minneapolis this evening.
Mr. Daniel Haines, of Mohne township,
wno was in the city yesterday, draws a
pension from the government for ser
vices during the Mexican war. He
served as orderly sargeant of Indiana vol
unteerin 1840, and still carries a copy of
the muster roll he then used.
There is a time for industrial fairs, in
augurations, etc., but the time is ap
proaching to pay a little attention to your
laundry when you can get it ill the best
style and on time. The Rock Island
Steam Laundry is the place to accommo
date you in that line.
Mr. Geo. F. Roth has purchased of R.
E. Tengler, of Dubuque, the handsome
brick cottage at the corner of Eleventh
street and Fourth avenue and occupied
at present by County Clerk Donaldson,
for $3,000. Roth struck a good bargain
that time, even if he has no immediate
practical use for the house.
Morris Rosenfleld and a number of
Davenport gentlemen have organized as
the "Arc Scale Company." in that city,
with Capt. McCaffrey president, J. C.
Tan Patten vice president, S. M. Rey
nolds secretary, and J. B. Fidlar treasur
er. They, with H. B. Harford, consti
tute the board of directors. They have
purchased all the property of the "Arc
Scale Manufacturing Company," which
failed for want of sufficient capital. The
new company will shortly reestablish the
manufactory of these scales.
Messrs. Geo. Newberry, Dan. Strccker,
Al. Webb and James Dixon returned this
morning from their long voyage down
the river as far as Memphis. The party
left Rock Island oa a fiat boat October
17, arriving at Memphis February 1,
where the time has since been spent. It
was of this party that the startling,
though happily unfounded reports came
during the latter part of January . The
hoys report having had an immense time
ot it. Judd Repine, the fifth member of
the party, left the others at St. Louis on
the way back, and went out to join Geo.
Downing at Lincoln, Neb.
. ' Tot tale. "
A good two-story brick house for sale
cheap, in good repair In lower part of the
city. Also vacant lot in same locality.
Enquire of . E. Piuaim, . lawyer,
Postofflce block. - -
- . ICemoval.
Mr. Henry Schroeder has removed his
butcher shop to No. 333 Twentieth street.
next door to Hantgen's grocery, where he
has a nicer and cleaner shop. The new
establishment is supplied with all the
conveniences for the prosecution of his
business, and will always be supplied
with flrstclass meat.
The undersigned would respectfully
announce to his friends and the public
that he is a candidate for township col"
lector, subject to the will of the demo
cratic city township convention.
Snort Extension of Tims.
County Treasurer Schafer has extended
the time for the payment of the taxes for
the city and township of Rock Island for
a few days only.
A corrupt fountain corrupts the stream.
Use Warner's Log Cabin Rose Cream for
catarrh. It has no equal. Sold by drug
gists HARPER'S THEATRE.
C. A. STtlL, - Manager.
One Solid Week Saturday Matinee -commencing
Monday, March I Ith.
MR. THEO. STARK,
Miss JENNY GOLDTHWAITE
Baldwin Comedy Co.
A JJUUU1K If
Scale of Pris Oallery 10c. BalconTS'c: re
oervvd i-etts 30c. Ei.tlid first floor 30c. Bos
seats Mk Reserve 1 seats without extra cbtrife
at Clemann A Halzmann's Change of play e c b
night. Watch for the Or ind sotiklners.
STATE OF ILLINOIS, I
Rock Island County f 88-
In the Circuit Court In Chancery.
Ransom R. C ble vs. Mnrv E. Young In her own
right and as executrix of the la.t will anil le -tamem
of John Diction, deceased, George M
IMckson, Eliza K. Dickson. The Rock Island
National Bank. Roswell P. Dart. James S
Drake and Samuel Blair Foreclosure General
. , . - . . ni vuiucui a decree
Or Ml(l ri rt atttM.a4 In t V. . l.1 j
" w...-.v ,u .mw auj.c cui iiieu cause,
on the 25th day of January, A. D. 18S9. I shall.
caiuay tue om day or April, A. D. 1889
at the hour of 1 o'clock in tba afternoon, at the
north door of the court house, in the city of Rock
Island, in said connly of Rock Island, to satisfy
aid decree, aell at public vendue, to the-higbest
bidder for cash, that certain parcel of land, situ
ate in the county of Rock island and state of Uli-
uuia. anuwn ana aescrioea as follows, to-wit:
The northeast quarter of section twenty-six,
(86). in township seventeen, (17), north of raniie
1 WO. west of th funrth i4thl npinln.1 mA
Dated at Rock Island, Illinois, this lth day of
March, A. D. 13S9. WM. JACKS N,
Special Mas-er In C'hancerr.
Hcsbt CcrRTia, Comprta Sol'tr. 12 Uw
The copartnership heretofore rrisMng under
the firm name of DruckmCler. Siitcliffe, Lerch &
Co.. bas this dar been dissolved by mutual ron
eeut. Druckmiller 4 Co. will assume all liabill
tlea and receipt for monies due the firm.
C. R. Sl'TCLlFFE.
Rock laland. III.. Keb. 4. 18S9.
Mr, Joseph Lerch and C. R. Sutcllffe have
formed a copartnership under the firm name of
Lerch A Sutcliffe, to carry on the painting and
paper hanging bualness, at No. ISiO Third avenue.
a nxfnov 1 1 t t
Wednesday Evening, M'cti 13.
Admission 33 Cents.
Good order maintained. Objectionable
characters strictly prohibited.
Street cara for Muline after dance.
CHAS. BLEl ER.
and a full line of
C. C. Taylor
Under Rock laland Douse.
Brownson the Hatter,
Second and Main street,
We offer Farm Loans at follow.:
Iowa and Missouri 6.
Nebraska and South Dakato 7.
Unable to gat g at 7 per cent Iowa ond Missouri
Loans, wt can recommend, we are compelled to
rednc e oar rate to CM per cent.
In Nebraska and Sonth Dakota t per cent
command the beet loans.
In Iowa and Nieaonrt cheap Baiters Money
hat f .reed Choice Loant to per cent
or even S per cent,
tV investors are Invited to loipect loans we
have on hand for sale.
4uua - -, . . -
UaAitTtwu J)AVLKPCH,T Iff.
1fiitmA Mr si
Rock Island, Illinois.
A Mammoth Stock
I Itjlllll f. I
II k m
: 4 1 Pi P &
IARGER THAN EVER:
and three times as large as any other establishment in
this city can be seen at the popular 6tore of
CLEMANN & SALZWN.
They buy direct from the Manufacturers, thus saving the
wholesale dealers' profits and are enabled to command the
lowest pi ices.
No. 1523 and 1525 Second Ave.,
The only Double Front Store in Rock Island.
U. B. ZIMMERs
Star Block, - 0pp. Harper House,
IS RECEIVING DAILY IIIS STOCK OF
Spring and Summer Goods,
of the latest patterns. Call and examine them and remem
ber that he makes his suits up In the latest styles.
HIS PRICES ARE LOW.
:CITY PAINT SHOP:
DRUCKMILLER & CO.,
All kludt of
Painting, Graining, Paper Hanging and Kalsomirang.
3A11 work warranted and done to order on short notice.
Shop No. 310 Seventeenth street, bet. 3d and 4th avenue.
Greatest Bargains Ever Offered
BOOTS and SHOES
Childrens' Shoes - - 10, 15, 25 and 50 cents.
Childrens H. C. School shoes, - - 85c and $1.00
Misses best School shoes,. .... $1.15
Misses H. C. Fancy Lace shoes, - - - $1.50 :
Ladies' Slippers, - 50c, 65c, 75c and $1.00
Ladies' Grain Button shoes, . - - - $1.00
Ladies' Fine Dongola Button shoes, - - $1.75
Ladies' Fine Dongola Hand Turned shoes, - $2.75
Mens' solid (Vorking shoes, - 1 - $1.00 .
Mens' Congress, Buttons and Bals, - $1.50 and $2.00
. all other goods in proportion.
71 will guarantee better irrtnria and lnwvr nrlpAa than in. nthr Arm in the
three cities or refund money.
ELM STREET" SHOE STORE,
22 Fifth Avenue.
Monday, March 10,
Will open the finest line of
they have ever shown. In all qualities and shades.
Call and see.
Have received from one of the largest Cloak Manu
facturers in the conntry, a very large
BEADED WRAPS in latest styles quality the best.
Show this week an elegant line of EMBROIDERIES,
in very finest quality from narrow edge
to skirting lengths.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr..
CENTRAL SHOE STORE, 1818 Second Avenue.
PIONEER 'SHOE STORE,
1713 Second Avenue.