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THE AliaUS, TDKSJJAIT, JAlNTUAlir 31, 15lJ3.
method and results vhen
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i refreshing to we ana acts
V rpt promptly ju liid iiiuucio.
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nlRllv. Ulfl'uio tuiua, licau"
nd fevers aud cures habitual
tip3tioti. Syrup of Iigs la the
v remedy of its kind ever pro-
L pleasing to me ihbiq ana ac-
,tai,e to the stomacn, prompt in
actiou aii'l truly beneficial in its
... nronnrcil only from the most
ili'v an.I agreeable substances, its
;dv excellent qualities commend it
8!1 anJ have maae it uie most
1 n,l. 1- II Aim
!fTi!i of Figs is for sale in 50c
,i" gi bottles by all leading drng-
j. Any reliable druggist who
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V r''l I'.IVC lb Mil uauu T ta iiiw
re it promptly ior any one wno
tf ? to trv iu iJo not accept any
ALIFORM FIG SYRUP CO.
?4V FKAKCISW, C1L.
10.WIUB. KY. HEW YORK, H.V.
T. B. RKLDT.
THE LKAT TlfG
E ;v. -M.1': m:tr.:u,t; property on cemmtsciion,
r r.-y. to U ct rent?, also carry 8 line of first
r'i'rS'f li;-i.ri"cc companies, buili'ing lots for
1. :i a" Ii'. i! Ci-mit additions. Choice residence
s'.7';y ii- I pr the city.
ET. 1. Jli'riuH & I.ymle building. gronnJ
!:-:r. it. rut of Xitrbfll t Lynile hank.
Have you called at f ;-
If not, you had better, for
you will find lots of Silver
and Gold Novelties as well
as a large assortment of
the latest in Fine Jewelry,
H. D, FOLSOM.
The largest display in the
city, without doubt, is at
W. TREFZ & CO.
Headquarters for School
Books, Toys, and Candy.
2011 Fourth Avenue,
Birkenfold's Old Stand.
Q. M. Loosiey.
ALL LIKED HIM.
The Esteem in Which George
B. Browner Was Held.
A LOSS TO THE COMMUNITY
Sketch of the Young Kuslness Man Who
Died Yesterday UU 1'opularlty, Folitl -cally
aud Otherwise The Time of the
Funeral Final Tribute to the Late Alex
Not before in Rock Island have the ex
pressions of sorrow sod regret over tho
announcement of a death, been mon
general and sincere than those which
hive been heard over the passing awa?
of George B Brewner. Evirjbody like.J
him. While he livtd no one had other
than kird words f r him. His death has
added tenderness and love to the esteem
and regard in which he was held. As
stated yesterday, although it was known
that be was critically ill, his frier-ds were
not p'ep9rtd for the woret. H;s death
t iS- 'VI
OKOROK B. BROWSER.
was a great shock to the community in
which be had become so well known. He
hid been sick but a Utile ovtr two we ks,
but tbe most alarming symptoms had be
come manifest in tbe early s'ages of the
disease typhoid fever and hence the
attending physician had viewed the case
with crave fears for some dys past. Mr.
Browner's natural persistency had led
him to keep about while tbe malady wns
iasteniDg itself upon him. lie did not
yield until forced to and when he did
give up be succumbed rapidly to the pro
gress of a disease which attacked him
with such ravaging effect that melicr.l
skill whs unavailing in the presence of it,
and death lingered not Ions in claln.ng
its seining mark.
A Self Made Man.
Mr. Browner made hinmlf whf.t he
was. Born in Moline Airil 8. 18.'4, of
Swedish parents, nature's sole endow
ment to him was an honest heart and a
willing hand. Early in life be was cf ne
cessity forced to look after himself. Un
til be attained the age of 14 years lie at
tended school; then the family removed
to Rock Island, and Gesrge went to work
in the old saw mill, which was h eated
where the C, R I. & P. round housa now
stands. From sunrise to sunset he
toiled zealously, turning his small earn
ings as he received them into the stpport
f the family, while his evenings were
spent reading and studying and in. prov
ing his mind, acquiring those advantages
which a higher school education such as
be was denied, wou'd have given 11m.
In 1880 he entered the employ of the
old Moline & Rock Inland horse rail
road and he served the company faithful
ly and well for five years. Tbe full bur
den of supporting a large family fall up
on his shoulders at this time, and 14 to
IB hours a day, exposed to all kinds of
weather, seven days a week, was a seyt rj
hardship. He made no murmur, how
ever, but rather cultivated the happy suq
shiney disposition by which be was
known. His faithfulness to duty at
tracted not only the personal attet tion of
John Warner, then the president of tbe
street car company, but of such taen as
E. P. Reynolds and Porter Skinm r, bo'h
of whom took an Interest in him and tbe
latter finally offered him a good position
which was accepted. Ha displayed the
same industrious, modest habits in his
work for Mr. Skinner during his year's
employment and won that gentleman's
confidence and esteem in a mease re that
stood him well in after years, as indeed
did the friendship and attcebment
Messrs. Warner and Reynolds hud for
As Mall Carrier and In Business.
In 1886, when tbe free delivery service
was established in Rock Island, Mr.
Browner's petition for position on the
force of carriers was endorsed by Messrs,
Warner, Reynolds and Skinner, bo were
ever ready to extend him a helping hand.
He was appointed, and for t years
proved one of the most efficient, carriers
on the force, resigning finally to go into
business on his own account, hs having
from time to time by strict econo ny man
aged to lay aside a portion of hiii income,
and the grocery firm of D&n iuard St.
Browner was thus established in Mr.
Reynolds' new block. Soon titer Mr.
Danquard was obliged in consequence of
failing health ta retire, and Mr. Browner
became sole proprietor and has ilnce con
ducted the business, becoming interested
also in a meat market under tho name of
the Columbian market and adjoining the
Brocery . Up to the time of bis death
he managed both successfuliv.
In a Public Office.
Mr. Browner ran on the democratic
ticket for assistant supervisor in the
spring of 1889 and was tl cted by an
overwhelming majority, his vote being
3(H) ahead of any candidate on either
ticket, his marvelous run being the sen
sation of the election. Ha served accept-.
W two years on the county board,
and at the expiration of his term he ac
cepted tbe democratic nomination for
county treasurer, but was defeated by
Tbomas Cumpbell in the canvass, thoagh
he received tbe support of a large num
ber of citixeno, imspective of politics.
Mr. Browner's parents survive him, 88
do his sisteis, Mrs. William J Doyle,
M!eses Hilda and Emma and his brother
Tue funeral will be held from the
Broadway P.-esbyterian church at 2:30
o'clock Thursday afternoon. Rev. W. 8.
M-iiquis officiating. Mr Browner was
a member of the M. W. A. and Homo
Forum societies and Stevenson club,
which will attend.
The Funeral of Alexander Steel.
The remains of inflate Alexander Sree'
arrived from Wichita, Kan., last evening
iu charge of his sons, George and Chas.
A. The funeral was held from the
Brosdway Preeb)Urin church at 10
o'clock tbis morniDg, being in charge ot
Everts Commandery, Knitiht TtmnKr.
Ttie services st the church were ctiniluct
ei t.y Riv. W.S. Marq iij. thoee at the
grave being in ch-nge of ihe ord-r. It
was largely attet'lid, t e fl. ral f-ffe rings
beir.g besutiful snd in rufuMon Ttie
inurment was niailo in Chippiannock
cemetery, the p!l bearers, who were from
tbe Knigbt T- mplar, being as follows:
H P. Hull. J.R. Jv.hnston, W. T. Ma
gill, John Crubaut'h, William McCono
rtiie and E P. Pineo.
THE SOCIAL SIDE.
SCRAPS OF SPORT.
A Merry Time at the Tower Other meas
A party of young people from the cily
spent an exceedingly pleasant evening at
Black Hawk's Tower, last evening.
After a time spent in enjoying tbe to
boggan, the pleasure seekers repaired to
the Tower Ion where dancing became
the order of the evening, to the strain of
music furnished by Bleuer's orchestra.
At a seasonable hour refreshments were
served and all wtnt merry, indeed.
The following were present.
Messrs. and Mrsdimee
T. V. LiVelle,
Now They Go
L. G. Eddy,
At your own price; season almost over. A
lot of Woolen HOSIERY and UNDER
WEAR at half real worth. All this week.
To cleanup hosiery and underwear departments.
8. 8. Parr.
E J. Som ners,
Tbe Coming Fistic Kvents at New Orleans
Tonight's Kveut at the Manhattan.
A great many Rock Island people who
became acquainted with Tommy Ryan
during his stay here last summer will be
interested in his coming fight at New
Orleans which occurs on March 1, when
he will fii;ht Georee Dawson, the Aus
tralian chamriion. A series of five fistic
events will occur within eight duys as
At Olympic Club.
March 1st, Dawson vs Ryan, 110
pounds, uurse, 6 0 0
March 2.1, Iliads vs McMillan, welter
weight championship of the world purse,
M irrh 2), Lewis vs R eber, wrestling
match, purse, $2,000
March 31, El. Smith vs J.ie Goddard.
heavy weights, purse, $10,000.
At Crescent City Club.
March 8 b, Hall vs Fuzsiwmons.heavy
weights, purse. $40 000.
Ia all probability tbe reports of the
fights L1 be received in a couple of
p'ares in the city. Manager Heath, of
the Western Union, is making arrange
ments for reports by rounds.
Tonight at the Manhattan.
At the Manhattan club rooms tonight
there will be another athletic exhibition
Carter, Brown, and other local celebri
ties will appear and Feeney and Keleher,
of Davenport, will spar six . rounds.
George Moore, of Toronto, Iowa, and
"Cuckoo1' Jim Collins, will wrestle best
two in three falls two points down
catch-aa-calch-can. Con Doyle, who is
getting in shape for his fight with Mc
Cov will give an exhibition of bag
punching. The closing event will be a
go between "Farmer" Burns and Dugh
erty, of Pittsburg, Pa.
The Circuit Court.
The case of Ferkeler vs. Peetz, which
h is been on trial in tbe circuit court for
several days, is still in bearing, and wi l
probably be concluded tomorrow.
John Raiser and Enma Paessler, who
pleaded guilty to adultery, have been
sentenced. Raiser paid a fine of $50 and
Was released and his companion was sen
tenced to SO days in the county jail.
The last panel of petit jurors was dis
charged this morning, all tbe jury cases
for tbe term having been disposed of
Tnere has been some dissatisfaction ex
pressed by members of tbe bar that the
term should of necessity be so abruptly
brought to a close, as cases of import
ance remain on the calendar undisposed
of and must go over to tbe May term
The lime allotted to each county is such,
however, that Judge Smith could remain
no longer than this week here andf the
other judges are likewise busy.
Judge Glenn is in the city today, to
look after some unfinished business.
New Wholesale House.
A new and substantial wholesale firm
was formed this morning, the gentlemen
composing it being Charles Hansgen and
C. C. Truesdale, both former successful
grocery merchants in Rock Island. The
title of the aew copartnership will be
Hansgen A Truesdale, and the line of
business, wholesale grain, flour, produce
and commission. Tbe firm has leased
the commodious building on Third ave
nue and Twenty-third street formerly
occupied by Junge's bottling works, and
will launch ia buainesa in these most ex.
callently adopted quarters at once, The
city offers a splendid opening for such a
business and none are more competent
to esnduot It than the gentlemen who
have seized the opportunity.
A party of the f i iends of Miss Libbie
Vandruff surprised her at the residence
of her sister, Mrs. James Wyces, on
Fifteenth street last evening, the occasion
being in honor of tbe departure of Miss
Vandruff on a visit to friends at Oak
land Ia., and O-niha, Neb. Tbe party
met at the residence cf MUs Esther Rey
nolds on Fourteenth avenue, and pro
ceeded to the Wynes' residence where
tht-y wcrj hospitably entertained. A de
licious supper was served during the eye-
ning and all ecjiyid the aHair im-m.'nsely.
A rieasat Aftkir.
Miss Tillie II ass entertained a party of
tur young lady and gentlemen friends it
her pleasant' home at First avenue and
Thirteenth street last evening. It wbs
given in honor of Miss Kite Missenkip,
of Princeton, 111 , and was attended ty
about 3 J young people. The time was
very pleasantly spent in dancing and en
joying games and other social amuse
ments. Delicious refreshments were
daintily served and all expressed them
selves as delighted with tbe evening's entertainment.
One lot laiies' cashmere hose sanitarv One lot Ladies' black wool ribbed hose
mixed l?jc: a pair, worth 25c. 12 jc a pair, were 20c.
One lot misses' and children's black Men's grav mixed wool socks white
wool ribbed hose 10c a pair, were 20c. , . . . ..
' heels and toes go at 10c a pair, worth
One lot men's natural mixed shins 10c, double,
: One lo children's all wool natural
Mens camel hair mind socks 12Jc a . . . . . . . , .
pair, were 25c. mixed vests and pants, two sizes only at
9.!, were 25 and 35c.
One lot.Men'fna in . n -xei t-.nc white
shirts and drawers IT'c. One lot Misses and Boy's Uack all
Men's natural mixed and white shirts wo1 ribbed heaY' echo1 hoBe 17e
and drawers 33 j, were 50c elzt s 7 t0 8 were 25 t0 333 a Pir-
The Souvenir Stamp Said te Possess Some
A close look at one of the new memo
rial stamps issued by tbe postofflce de
partment ruveals a curious, if not remark
able, Mund;ron the part of some one.
Tke the new l-ctnt denomination. It
is a pretty thing to looS at, but there is
a bad eye sore on the face of the highly
colored memorial. The scene represent
ed by the picture on the f ace of the new
e'amp is "Columbus in Sight of Land."
That is the engraving represents such a
scene, but look a little closer and you will
find that poor Christopher's name is mif
spelled. It s'ead of tbe plain name of tbe
great discoverer. Postmaster Wancamak
er's new elamp hss the name of Columbus
Swelled thus; "C-o -l-u-m-r-u-s." Instead
of reading "Columbus In Sight of Land,"
tie reading in capitals below the engravs
i ig on tbe face of the stamp is: "Col
umbus in Sight of Land." Columbus is
clear "out of sight," while "Columrus in
Sight of Land" will stare Americans in
the face f ,r months to come.
All tbe pocket microscopes in tbe land
are being turned upon the new memorial
half dollar, also. The W which is en
graved on the highly embroidered collar
of Columbus' coat is the object of inter
est there. It is intended to carry the
name of the designer down to future
generations. That gentleman had a long
bead and it was in the right place.
Without the souvenir coin he would
probably have remained undiscovered
along with thereat of ns.
Grocery Store Closed.
The grocery store of H. & D . Holst.cn
the line between this city and Moline,
was closed np by Constable Eckhart this
morning on attachments out of Justice
Kerns' court in Moline. The attach
ments are for $117 71 in favor of Mc
Nevin & Gansert. Similar papers from
B ederbeck & Miller, of Davenport, were
close upon the heels of the first ones.
KhenmattsB Caroa in a Day.
"Mystic Cure" for Rheumatism and
Neuralgia radically cures in one to three
days. Its action upon tbe system is re
markable and mysterious. It removes at
once the cause and tbe disease immed
i W i li, appears. The first dose greatly
benefits. Warranted by Otto Grotjan,
drngeist. Rock Island.
need the strength
ening support and
help that cornea
with Dr. Pierce's
tioa. It lessens
the pains and bur
dens of child
off sprint:, and
promotes an abundant secretion of nourish
ment on the part of tbe mother. It is an in
vigorating tonic made especially for women,
perfectly harmless in any condition of tho
female system, as it regulates and promotes)
all the natural functions and never conflicts
The " Prescription " builds up, strengthens,
and cures. In all the chronic weaknesses and
disorders that afflict women, it is guaranteed
to benefit or cure, or the money is refunded.
For every case of Catarrh which they can
not cure, the proprietors of Dr. Sago's Ca
tarrh Remedy agree to pay $500 in cash.
You're cured by its mild, soothing, cleans
ing, and heeling properties, or you ro paid.
Will continue the 25 per cent discount on all
White Blankets for this week. That is 1-4
off from regular price, and expect to clean
them all out this week. Come early. In
our Yarn department Saxonv yarn 4c skein,
MO C ABE BROS.,
1720, 1722. and 1724 Second ave.
OOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS.
FREE, FREE, FREE.
A book with every purchase. We are giving
away, free, 2) different kinds of books,;t the
late Carse & Co. store, 1622 Second avenue.
Prices of Shoes guaranteed to be as low as
the lowest. The stock must go.
Bill of Fare,
Clothes pins per dezea - 01c
Clothes pins patent, spring 03c
Towel rollers each - 09c
Tin spice cabinets 8 draw's 82c
Pound butter moulds - 22c
Self wringing m pa - 25c
Hair brushes - - 07;
Hand brushes - 03c
Trick saviDg banka - 07c
Nickle alarm clocks - 68c
Nickle plat sad irons per lb 05c
100 boxes papetries - 94c
Corn ppppers, 1 qt - - 08c
Wood spoons - - 03c
Towel Rings - - - 07c
Tea strainers - - 03c
Ironing boards - ' - 82c
Wood pails, toy - - 07c
Lamp chimneys No. 1 - 04c
Damp chimneys No, 2 - 08c
Hard wood toothpicks - 03c
Always he leader in low prices
Geo. H. Kingsbury.
17031705 Second Ave.. Rock Island, Telephone 1216.
402 Fifteenth street, Moline.
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Analytic ai Dispensing Phannacist
Is tow located in bis ne bnilding at the corner, of Fifth aveuie
acd Twenty third street.
Sour Mash Whisky
KOHN & ADLEB, Market Square,