Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on December 16, 1898 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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XMAS SLIPPERS Men's Faust, Black and Colors, S ) to $1 per pair, en's Vici Kid, Opera Everette and Columbia, Black and Colors, $i to $2,50 per; pair. Men's Velvet Efnb oidered, 75' to $2 per pair. Boys', Youth's and Children's Slippers (same style as above) 7^ to #1,25 per pair. UdlesY Man's and Children's Felt Slipper, fur and braid trimmed, In black, blue, tan, brownt fed and green. Children's leather and cloth Leggins. MORRISSEYBROS Retailers of HIGH GRADE Footwear. -> FOR-:Saturday and Monday 12 Per Cent Discount on Ladies' and Children's Lined, Kid Mittens. Men's Lined Kid Gloves, Ladles' and Men's Pocket Books and Purses. Also this humming special: V l5c Ticking, (warranted to hold feathers) at tOc a yard* H. R LEHNE'S, 113 West Third Street. XMAS PRESENTS. Elegant Pocket Book In Seal.Morocco, Monkey and Snake Skin, from $a to $5 Cheaper grades, bat good • 75c to $s Sterling Silver Tea Spoons, per set $4 to $6 " " single " .... ?scto$a " Nail Files, good quality soc " Hair Brushes, heavy and strong $3 to $5 Also Silver Cloth, Velvet and Hat Brushes $i, 1.25-1-50 D»a't target w» tell the bent plated Knives and Forks atd» mud gatrmatee them *ad will give new ones It they •re not u represented. J. H. BOOTH'S, 119 West Third Street. IW.HD.Y Fresh Nuts, New Orleans Molasses, New York Buckwheat, ne Fruit Cakes, i, 2, 5 Ibs. Fresh Eggs. bars are fresh and beet in quality. Uwyer & Reiser, Madison Bid*., Phone 185. LADIES! MAKE YOUR OWN DRESSES. BROWNWELL & CLEMM, 1026 Second st. S hurtleti School ot MUSIC AND ART. I UPPBR ALTON, ILL. ! W, D. ARMSTRONG, Director. Q. B. WILKINSON, M. D. PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, 'otlice— cor. and and Market sts. Residence— i»7 Bast 'nth »t. IflwTdepfcon. *05. Reiutonc* 1903. lton Conservatory. Jlffcth Yew. Third Tern. Tec. 1st, Art, R. C. WILLS, How Do We Do It? By having You pay one small profit. One-bill Saved. 7 styles to select from. $16 machines only 917. Complete with all attachments 10 years guarantee. Equal to any machine sold through agents at twice our price. Call and see our Handiioue Drop Head Machine and others at the office Front and Henry st. HAPQOOD PLOW CO. It Pays to buy the Best. , i Best Cos*. Prices Right A Trial Order CHVlsces. T. M. ANDERSON, GROCER. Phone 11*. • 938 Union Street. Change of Time on the Burlington. A change of time will go into effect on the Burlington Sunday. The train leaving at 12:45 p. m for St. Louis on week days and 12:30 on Sunday, will leave daily ac 12:60. The 4:45 p. m. train will leave Alton at 4 p. m. daily and the 7:06 p. m. train will leave at 6:66 p. m. daily. Dorsey *uei Oo. have left Belle street and are now located at 814 Fiaaa street, (live them a call. Fresh Baltimore oysters, cranberries and celery just received at Stanton & Yeakel's, 2nd and Market. Qua and look repairing done by Hubbel.—Jarrect building, e. 2nd at. Buy "LaBelle The beet. 14.00. Dr.A.W.Bue, Demist, tipaldlng bid. Try Holi'sBuokBye 6f Oigar. Don't lose your bearings and goto Belle street when looking for Dorsey FoelOo. They have moved to 814 Piasa street. [for Rent, My 7-room house in Middletown, Steam heat.—U. 8. Nixon. BY TMB TBLBQRAPH PRINTING COMPANY. FRIDAY EVE., DEU. 10. OimCR: TELEGRAPH BUILDING, COMM Temti AHB PuiA UTS. THB DAILT TELEGRAPH 19 delirertd by carriers to all parts of the city et Alton, North Alton and Upper Alton, for 10 cents par week. Hailed to any address at the rate ot W cents per month. THB TELKORAPH hM the largelt circulation of any paper In Alton, and is the best medium lor adrert tiers. COIMM THUD AKD PUSA BTWITS. TIM- rsoin No. W. Remember "Masques" at Unitarian church tonight. Florida Bright and Russet Oranges at J. H. Banman'a. Turkish, Vapor and Plain Baths at Frank Bauer's barber shop, SOS Belle st For a good shave, hot and cold bath go to Maul & Hall, Piasa st. The boys of the Bachelors Club who gave a cake walk at Pioneer Hall, last winter, are. making arrangements for a party to be given at the same place February 4, 1890. MoOollom'sloy store la the place to buy the nicest and beat in things in toys and all kinds of Christmas gooda. Fine Table Apples at J.H. Banman'a Scott la the busiest tailor In town. Christmas oarda and calendars at R. F. Seely's make nice holiday gifts. The flour trust has fallen through, the Northwestern millers refusing to sell or transfer their property to the trust. This will be hailed with delight by both the producers of wheat and consumers of flour. Read our new advertisement tonight and see where yon can make a good Investment. GAME WASDfN SHKJ QUAIL. Six Po/eit Birds, Killed Oat of Sewes, Taken En RMte to St. Ioali. State Game Warden H. W. Lovejoy <oday seized a box containing six dozen One large quails which were being shipped to St. Louis. The birds were taken from the Adams Express ar on the Bluff Line |ln this city and ire to bo shipped to Chicago by the Game Warden to be used as evidence against the violators of the law. The quail were shipped from Het- ilck and were consigned to a St. Louis commission house. The name of the nipper was secured by Mr. Lovejoy rom the bill of lading and Mr. Love- oy stated that he will prosecute him, "he penalty for killing quills during he closed season is *S for every bird, <he total penalty for the box of quail seized today amounting to I860. Mr. Lovejoy went to East St. Louis this afternoon to continue his Investlga- >lon, Monday, December 26, will be Christmas day this year, both by law and common consent. It is an estab- isbed rule in all legal and business affairs that when a holiday falls on lunday the day following Is the one to >e observed. Alton business men will observe Monday and the stores will be closed. Do not miss the rate treat at Unitarian church this evening. Men's Gloves of all kinds at reasonable prices, 25o up to 81.25.— L. G. Brueggeman Tailoring Oo. Go to M. Moritz's for your collars, ?, two for 2V, for your cuffs, 26? per pair. The best for the money. LuerBros. have begun work remodeling 1 their store room at Second and Ridge streets for the retail department. The old retail department will be devoted to wholesaling when when the new store la completed. Hand-made mince meat at J. H. Bauman's. Alton's Christmas present is to be a supply of pure water from the water works. Mr. Taylor today said that the big pump at the pumping station will be ready for use Deo. 24, and will be put to work Christmas eve. McCollum's Christmas candles have an established reputation. No sick children when they eat hia candy, for ita pure. A mnaioale was given at Western Military Academy last evening that was very much enjoyed by those pres ent. A splendid program was given by members of the Academy Mandolin club asaiated by Prof. W. D. Arm strong and other cadets. Good Cook Wanted— Apply at 330 Bluff street. _ The ladies of the Baptist church are holding their annual sale of fancy articles thla afternoon and evening at the home of Mrs. Geo. T. Davis, on Alby street. Their display of fancy articles is very pretty and ia attracting much attention from admirers of such work. Dr. G. A. MoMillen, dentist, post- office building. We keep open house until 8 p. in.— A. Neermanu & Son. The various Sunday schools of the city are busy preparing for their Christmas festivals. The Presbyterian and Congregational festivals will be on Friday evening, the M E. on Saturday evening, the Baptist and Evan gelical on Monday evening, and the 0. P. on Tuesday evening. Musical and dramatic entertainment at Unitarian church this evening. Mr. W. J. Gratlan will give an or gan recital at Hannibal, Mo., this evening, in one of the large churches of the city, the Methodist. Mr. Qra- tian has sompleted the work of overhauling and rebuilding the pipe organ in the church and the recital tb.'s evening will be the formal opening of the instrument. |Wutzler'« ia the place for you to go and purchase an Xmas present for your gentlemen friends. A nice umbrella, a pair of dress gloves or fine suspend ers or an elegant necktie will prove to be just the thing. See their window for beautiful display. Ice florge Breaking UB. The first sign of the ice gorge breaking up was given this afternoon Large floes of ioe, six inches in thick ness, were dislodged from the lower end of the gorge and started down the river. A rise in the river caused by nnlting snow is responsible. River man predict that the gorge will break up tonight. YOU should see our fairy-like dls. ilay of fine table linen and napkins. Michigan Sweet Older at J. H. Banman's. The new Ohlef of Police 'has Inaugurated a new rule at police headquarters. When the usual crowd of oafers.who have spit at the stove for years past, arrived yeaterday they found their customary rest prevented t>y the removal of benches and a sign, No Loafing," was tacked in a conspicuous place. Stop that cough with Stanley's White Pine.—Paul's Pharmacy. Small Pox and all other contagious diseases have no terror for those wearing a magic medicated disc, for adults and children; price 26 • cents by mail. Agents wanted.—The Sennete Oo., Alton, 111. Mr. and Mrs. P. Guertler were surprised last evening by a party of young friends in honor of their 73rd birthday anniversary. Mrs. Guertler is hale and hearty notwithstanding her years, and she proved to her gneata that she had lost none of her tact at entertaining. Refreshments were served and the party did not break up until midnight. ' Smoke Holl'a "Keystone" 10? cigar. See our fine assortment of Rugs. Come now while the assortment ia still complete.—A Neermann & Son. Shampooing and vapor bathe new barber shop, A. J. Zaugg, 210 Piasa st Caps! Capsl Capsl at your own price for three days. All kinds and good qaahty.—Ossper Horn 416 E. Second street. A local newspaper published a story last evening that some one had been soliciting contributions ostensibly for the W. 0. T. U. Christmas dinner, and bad appropriated the money and food to the amount of over $100 to his own use. The article aald that Mrs. Demuth was authority for the story and had complained to Chief of Police Starr, and asked that the depredations be stopped. Mrs. Demntb today said that she had heard nothing of the matter, bad not complained to the chief, and did not know that anyone had been soliciting for the W. 0, T. U. dinner other than the regularly appointed committee. No doubt the story was originated by the fact that some ono solicited subscriptions for Mrs. Albert Gracey, several weeks ago and mad« off with money to the amount of $100, an account of which was published at the time in the TELEGRAPH. Musical and Dramatic Entertainment A musical and dramatic entertainment will be given In the Sunday aobool rooms of the Unitarian church on Frldav evening, Dec 16th, 1898. at 8 o'clock. A flue program will be given consisting of vocal and instru- emntal music and the rendition of the popular Ootnedettain three;aota entl- tleS"Masquea." Remember the date, come and enjoy one of the finest entertainments of the season. Admission: Adults, 25?. Children, 10?. EXAMINE OUR CLOTHES And you will BOO tint the patterns wo show arc the newest and the beat. It you are looking for a Mado-to-Order Suit tuut has atylo, fit and finish at a (air price, come to us. Business Suits $16 to $20, Cutaways {20 up. Overcoati.$l8 up. Anyway oomo In and BOO our gooda and prices] L Q. Brueggeman Tailoring Co. aai Piasa st. A DEEP CUT. We have made a good big reduction in the prices of all Child's and Misses' Jackets Of every description. Besides this we have cut down the price of every Ladies' Garment, Cape or Jacket, in the house. We want to sell clean out before Xmas day. New Umbrellas Just Arrived. Elegant Holiday Gift. PIERSON & CARR D, Q. Co. THE ALTON SALE. Continued Report* that the Road Is Offered to the Highest Bidder. Your Husband and Brother must have a nice Xmas Present. One of our 'ILK UMBRELLA Would be just the proper thing. H. M. senWEPPE, Third Street eiothier. So many reports have been placed in circulation recently about the sale of the Chicago and Alton railway.that It IB impoBBlble to give credence to any of them. John J. Mitchell, President of the Illinois Trust and Savings Rank, Chicago, is now in New York, as an agent of the road, with authority to sell the property to the highest bidder. There are said to be three parties negotiating tor the road: The Vanderbilts [as an extension southward and westward for their lines; the Goulds, for a northern and eastern outlet to Chicago; the Kansas City, and Quit road for a similar outlet. It is thought that the sale will be completed today—or within a day or two. The road Is no doubt for sale. The President and Manager are all old men and ready to retire from bus! ness. They prefer to dispose of their holdings at the present high price—from 1169 to 8180 [per share rather than risk the management in other hands, and possibly the consequent loss in value by bad management or close compe tition. There has been little repair work done on the road for several years. Its rolling stock has not been kept up to its former high condition. Whoever gets the road, in order to place it in an up to date condition,will have to spend several millions. President Blackstone is quite an old man, in poor health, and does not care to undertake the work himself, nor to risk it in the bauds of others. George Obarlton, the General Passenger Agent, is an old man and ready to retire. 0. H. Ohappell, General Manager, is in poor health, unable to give his personal attention to the road; be is now at Hot Springs, Ark , a sorely afflicted invalid. These are men who have made the Alton what it is. Not one of them is able to continue the work. Tnej are all large ownejs of stock, and control the road. As said above they prefer to sell rather than to (risk the real's interests in the hands of new managers, whom they cannot personally oversee. Under these olrcumxtances there is nodjubt bat the roil *H1 bi t>\ I. Antl Burglar League. All persona winning u> join the League will p ease send their namesat once to one of the following oommio- teemen. H. T. BURNAP, H. K. JOHNSTON, B. M. DORSEY. SeeJ. B. Holl for Smoker Xmas gifts, 648 east 2nd St. Hard Spring Wheat. "Oream of the Earth," 84.00. ALTON KOLLBB MILLING Go. for Men Only. Surprise your wife with a truly use ful present. A new Carpet for instance; we can sew and lay them on short notice.—A. Neermaun & Son. The only place to buy GillespleOoal is 314 Piaoa street.—Dorsey Fuel Oo. Alton School Case. In the Supreme Court yesterday the case of the People vs. the Mayor of Alton, commonly known aa tne Alton school case, was continued. The case Is carried on the docket of the court while the Circuit Court has it in hand. The attorneys for both sides have ex pressed the opinion that the case will come up in January or February in the Supreme Court. In the mean time the record of the case as it was tried In the Circuit Court is being made up and will bo sent up up to the Supreme Court whore the evidence will be passed upon, when the case Unally comes up for hearing Coal. Hard or soft coal at B. J. Lookyer s office at quarries. Telephone 1594 Dr. A. 0. Barr, dentist, 113 W. 8d a The enterprise looking toward thi building of a grain elevator, a detailed account of which was published by tbr TKLECIUAPH some time ago, is still be lug pushed by those who originated it Mr. H. J. Bowman, who has been mos active in the matter, feela that the life of the city of Alton depends much 01 the country trade, and he thinks busi ness In Alton wonld be much im proved by the eatabliabmeut of a por maneut and good market for all kind of farm produce. Negotiations wit! capitalists willing to Invest in the en terprlse are still being curried on au< it Is thought the grain elevator wll surely be built, Hard and Soft Coal. Delivered to any part of the city Telephone 818. WM. FBIHB. Have your gun smithing and loo! repairing done at the old river stan ofU Dorsett. A full line of repair will be found there at all times. Goo workguwant ee d.--W. D. Fluent. DON'T MONKEY With your health, It's not healthy Qet good Medicines and get Cured When you buy drugs, medicines or anything else you get the real thing it PAUL BROS., Prescription Specialists. J'THE CORNER DRUG STORE."^ -'VXNrfO Henry gad Second. The Christmas Dinner. The solicitors of the W. 0. T. U. are engaged today In canvassing for donations for the dinner for the poor.on Christmas day. Mrs. T. W. Burgess and Mrs. VanTreese report meeting with liberal responses. The following adies are also authorized to solicit for the dinner: Mrs. John Armstong, Mrs. H. Dude, Mrs. J. A. Eoe, Mrs. Gilham, Miss Jennie Armstrong, Mrs. E. A. Smith, Mrs. John Logan, Mrs. H. T. Wheelock, Mre. R. Holden, Miss Helen Glen, Mrs. Demuth. Any other person soliciting in the name of any of these ladies, is doing so without authority from them. This is done to juard contributors against fraud. Try the Best, "LaBelle," 84.00. Lindley & Dickinson, iientistB, Nls- Rtt bldg., opp. City Building. lost. From 1108 George street, a young pug dog. Reward will be paid for recovery. T. H. KAUFFMAN. Trading Mamps. After Oct. 1 we will give trading tamps Jo caah customers.—Dorsej Fuel Oo. E xamlnatlon of Trainmen. Trainmaster French of the Big Four, came to Alton today to examine all he Burlington train crews who use he Big Four tracks, as to their know- edge with regard to the local yards, ignals, etc. The examination is made in order that the men may be >osted as to the rules of the Big Four (rben they run over the Big Four racks from Alton to East St. Louis. Jy the new arrangement between the Jelt line and the Burlington the crews of Burlington trains must be acquainted with the Big Four road between Alton and East St. Louia, aa all the rpight trains using the Alton bridge run through from East St. Louis to lannibal. Six train crows will be examined during today and tomorrow. The examination ia being held in the office of the Belt line in this city. Candy Sale. The Junior Guild of the Episcopal ihurch will give a candy sale at the residence of Mrs. Geo. D. Walker, 1105 Henry street, on Saturday afternoon and evening. All are invited. For factory pants BOO Norman. Boya' 50f, 60f and 75j». Men's 3> and 81.25; pood pants for boya and youths 81, J1.20, 81 2o. Men's corduroy, 82.25. Good Boy Wanted—To learn barber trade.—Maul & Hall, Piasa st. Confirmation Services. At the Episcopal church, last evening, special confirmation services were aeld, at which the venerable head of hla diocese, Biahop Seymour, ofllci- ated and preached the confirmation sermon. The attendance at the con- Irmalion services was very large. Three young ladies were confirmed, Ulsaes Sara Dickson, Mary Dlokaon and Mary Crawford. The sermon by Bishop Seymour was an able one. His visits have always been a great pleasure to the Alton church and be never faila to draw largo and appreciative audiences. The Modern Mother has found that her little ones are Improved more by the pleasant Syrup of Figs, when In need of the laxative effects of a gentle remedy, than by any other. Cbildrc-n enjoy It and it benefits them. The true remedy, Syrup of Flga, la manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Oo. only. * rum ORAIHE CHC»M or TART»H POWPCH CREAM BAKING POWDER Awarded Highe*t Honors, World's Pair Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair $13.50 Is all we ask for a watranted 20 year Gold Filled Ladies Watch. A genuine snap. Only a few at this price. Our stock of Ladies' Chains is very low in price and high in quality. Solid Gold as low as $6.50. Gent's Chains and Scarf Pins at all prices. All suitable for Christmas presents. Don't forget our $1.98 Umbrella for Gent's and Ladies. •*->; E. H. QOULDINQ'S SONS,; Alton's Old Reliable Jewelry House. Patronage hangs on a thread; that thread is your satisfaction. Treat you honestly and it's as strong as a cable; abuse your confidence and it may snap like a cobweb. We are striving to build cables; therefore we handle teas and coffees imported by^Chase <S* Sanborn. This name means a great deal in these days of cheap everything; it is a name 'that brings you a guarantee and satisfaction that no other line of tea and coffee will produce. THGS GOUDIE.? Agent for CHASE & S\ w BORN'S j lmportations. No. 26 West Second st. - - telephone ,1 BOYS! You couM nnt please youi boy better than by buying him a nice RIFLE for Christmas. 22 Caliber Rifles at all prices from $2 to $12.50. Air Rifles from 75? to $2. A. L. FLOSS, Third st. opp. Belle P. S.—We are headquarters for Barney and Berry Skates. THE BEST QUALITY In flour for your Christmas baking is necessary to make pastry, cakes, pies, etc. We have the best grades of flovir and every hing in the line of table delicacies. Fine Spices, RaisinsFigs, Shelled AlmondSr- Nuts, Olive Oils, Citron, Lem-on and Orange Peels, Fresh Eggs, Boiled Cider, Sweet Florida Oranges and choice Table Apples. J. H. BAUMAN, -S No. 400 Belle street. Phone i TOYS! A large aud complete line of TOYS up-to-date juat r«oelv»fl, ; . Wbioli we are ready to show to all. Wagons, from W npj WtMWl* •, barrows, W up; Clo Oarts, 26C up; Doll Gabs, 20? upj Obftlw, W/ UU \ Tabled, 26j» up; Banks, W up; Tool Uliests, 10* up; Dolls, If op. Bl«df, Hobby Horuoo, Deake, Black Boards, EuseU; Doll Beds andOKHjklfc' Side Boards. Stick Horses and Ohltues, Laundery Bet*, DrO Pianos, Trunks, Haw and Saw Buck, etc. All kinds ot GUun**.' great variety of Ponny Goods. H. A. BETZ,*50B,2<ii

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