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THE AKULiS, WEDNESDAY, MAKUI1 181)3.
Both, the method and results whea
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
aaJ refreshing to the taste, and acts
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tem effectually, dispels colds, head
aches aud fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is the
only remedy of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
;ts action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
nany excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
ityrup of Figs is for sale in 50c
and $1 bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL,
LOUISVILLE, KY. HW YORK, H.t.
J. B KEIDY.
T. li. KtttDT.
THE LKAT TSQ
Duy. fpll and manage prnjieiTj- on conini:-iri,
loan money, co'lect reuts, also carry a Hoe of first
ci&ss Ere Insurance companies, building lots 'or
tale In all Ibe different addition. Choice residence
property in all parts cf the city.
Room 4, Mitchell & Lynde bnildiag. ground
noo-. in rear of Mitchell 4 Lynde bank.
Have you called at
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,
Diamonds; etc. j
But Buy where You can Get
the Most for Your Money.
If you contemplate buying, telling or exchang
ing residence r bnaineas property It will
poiitively pay yon to call at
llijili & Donaldson's
Real Estate and
Rooms 3. 4, 6, and 6, Masonic Temple Block.
Why' Pay Rent?
When with the amount jon now pay for
rent yon can pnrchaae. occupy and enjoy
while so doing home of yonr own.
WE if Ul undertake to build a number oX houses
for our customers on terms Terr greatly to
i weir aaTiDiajn.
Liit Your Property with Us
HrDont lose any time a Real JEsUu Is on the
WE WANT WALKS.
Oft Repected Demand
IT IS A CRY IHa NECESSITY.
A Oouri Work Once I e;tm, hut Whu li Has
Not Bern Fully C'a rrteil Forward Some
Iiifttanrm of the 1 ploruMe Condition of
Sidew alien Iustanc. i" Will the Council
Take Firm and Fin ljAetlon?
We want jrood Milfwalks and must
That is the need of the hour in
Rock Island. It amounts to a ervinsj
demand from all sections of the citv.
With the romnu'i:cement of pavinp
operations in wliK-h liock Island led
its sister cities, the rooil work of
ermanent street improvements was
followed bv properly graded suhstan
tial sidewalks. While the council
has lcen in a iarj; measure success
ful in this regard through the main
business portion of the citv. there are
outlving iaved stieets where the rule
of keeping pace with the street im
provements has not applied to walks.
The council, it will he rememliered.
has had this matter forcibly brought
to its attention an 1 has on one or two
oeeas;ons taken ileeiiieil steps ui tno
matter. Kach alderman was in
structed to provide a list of
the bad walks in the portion
of the fit y he represented ami
then the city attt rney drafted an or
dinance which wis adopted, specifi
cally providing ft rnew walks in con
formity with the reports made. Still
the desireil ends lave not been whol
ly met. In fact there has been very
little conformity with the council's
action on the part of property hold
ers. The question now is. what is the
the council going to do about it?
Some lnMtam ea in Particular.
Some instances in particular may
be cited of the deplorable condition
of walks, made mure noticeable at the
present time, the thawing season
having set in. In some localities in
fact, places wh 're the sidewalks
ought to hi
are almost impassable,
a particularly bad
IK gleet on Twenti
eth street near Third avenue. There
are numerous bad places along
Fourth avenue east of Twentieth. and
along Fifth aveiue from Twenty
third street cast. On all the streets
running out from Second avenue.
Seventeenth. F.igliteenth anil Nine
teenth streets. there is a most abom
nible absence ot good walks. On
Seventeenth street, for instance,
from Fifth to Seventh avenues, where
there is a sidewa k laid out only on
the east side of te street, the west
side being occupied by the Centra!
engine house and no walk lias neen
planned, and walking is so miserable
there that pedestrians lind it almost
ini possible to get along.
Keep lu the Middle of the Hoitd.
If Seventeenth street were paved,
as it reallv shoul 1 be south of Third
avenue, neotde could do as thev do
now on the paved streets keep in
the middle of the road but this op
portunity is not offered there. It is
not an 'uncommon sight to see the
paved thoroughfares used in place of
the walks, especially where a part of
the street is occupied by the street
car tracks and such part has lken
nicely swept by the railway compa
ny's electric sweeper.
The question of pushing the side
walk improvements should receive
the council's careful attention, and
firm action takt n with reference to
A Voluminous llocamnt.
The laro-est instrument that has
been tiled for record in some time
was received at the county recorder's
office thin morning. It is a deed in
trust given by the Columbia Straw
Paper Co. to The Northern Trust Co.
of Chicago, to stcure the payment of
gold bonds anioi nting to 1. 01)0.000.
The document is an elaborate liook
of 87 pages and will cover 50 pages
of the county record.
This is the con pany that now owns
the paper mills at Sears, and while
the company wa originally incorpo
rated under" the aws of New Jersey,
the main office is now in Chicago.
There was a w ell attended meeting
of the barbers of the city at Schmidt's
tonsorial parlors on Second avenue
last eveninrr. The meetinsr was for
the'purpose of permanently arrang
ing the local branch of the barlers'
union. Matters pertaining to the
new agreements now in vtgue were
discussed, and from all reports the
regulations are being generally ob-
served by the different shops, lhe
following were chosen as officers of
the local union:
President St ;phen Stader.
Secretary Ri c h mo n el' Tc r r e 1 1 .
Treasurer Louis Schmidt.
Order Tctr Ice of Inane.
Rock Island, Jan., 31. This is to
notify the publi 2 that I have cut a
good supply of good, pure ice and
that 1 am not n any combination.
I am now ready to make contracts
for the coming season and would re
spectfully solicit a reasonable share
ILLIAM 1. &PENCE.
408 lortv-second Street.
Tix Kotles. .
The taxes for 1892 are now due and
may be paid t ) the undersigned at
Hurst & Donalc son's office in Masonic
Temple block. Please bring your
last year's receipt, which will enable
the collector to find your description
on the tax book 8.
Wn liam J. Gamble,
.v. j. ;. , ,r Township Collector.
Farmer llurn I'roveil Himself Monaren
At Decora h and Now I.oolia for Other
Threnes to Conquer Future Events.
Farmer" Burns, our invincible,
who is matched to wrestle - Kvan
Lewis, "the strangler." within the
next few weeks, defeated Jack King,
the Minneapolis . wrestler, in his
match at Decorah, Iowa, last night,
after a - struggle of 2 hours and 20
minutes. The match was for a $0()
purse hung up by the Decorah Ath
letic club-r-$3O0 to the winner ud
$100 to the loser! It was best three
falls in live. Burns winning out in the
time stated. There was considera
ble betting on the outcome of the
match, and while "the farmer" was
the favorite, not much odds were
According to later advices, they
wrestled 2 hours and 5 minutes,
when they took a rest, King becom
ing sick, and when time was exiled
Burns threw King in 1.5 minutes,
when the latter gave up the match.
Confidence in Their Man.
.Billy ami Johnny Gibson, of this
city, wlio are backing Burns, have
th'e great est-con lid .-nee in his ability
a a wrestler. They were both conli
dent that he would win the match
from King and are putting up their
good hard dollars on him against the
greatest of all catch-as-catch-can
wrestlers. Kvan Lewis. Burns' vic
tory last night will make him more
of a favorite in the betting on
the coming match and speaks
well for his ability to give "the
st rangier" a hard go. King, w hom
Hums ilefeateil last night, met Kewis
a vear ago in Chicago and won two
falls. Lewis winning three out of
The Coming Conteat.
Men who have a thorough knowl
edge of both wrestlers are of the
opinion that their meeting will be
one of the hottest struggles that ha
taken place in years. The men have
met twice previously. In the first
match which was best three out of
live falls; Burns won two falls and
Lewis three. Thev met again at
"Parson" Davies' tournament in Chi
cago two years ago. where $.)0 was
offered to anyone who would stay 15
minutes on the carpet with "Strang-
ler" Lewis without a fall.
Burns again went before him
and for 15 minutes there was one of
the linest exhibitions of wrestling
ever seen in the west, when "the
farmer" met with an accident, a por
tion of the flesh near two of his ribs
being torn awav. He was game
how ever, and notw ithstanding his se
vere pain staved out the 15 minute
winning the $50. He also took a like
amount awav from Jack Carkeck, the
noted wrestler, at the same tourna
ment, previous to his bout with
Lewis. The latter has 25 pounds the
best of Burns in weight, but what
"the farmer" lacks in that re
spect he makes up in cleverness and
endurance and will do his best Ui
earn the title of champion from the
' Farmer" Martin Burns will be a
doubly Jiappy man when he arrives
home, us a new son and heir will
greet him. The little stranger ar
rived this morning.
News or Toulffht's Fight.
O'Connor Bros., the enterprising
proprietors of the Club saloon, have
made arrangements with Manager
Welch, of the Western Union Tele
graph office, for a special wire into
t heir place and will receive the Hall
Eitzsimnions fight tonight by rounds.
It promises to be one of the greatest
events of the season.
Comstock Bobs Vp Again.
J. C. Comstock, of Michigan, Cali
fornia and several other places, who
wrestled with Jack Carkeek in this
city two years ago, was stopped by
the sheriff of Elkhart, Ind., just be
fore a fight with a local named Dono
van last night. The sheriff probably
saved Donovan the painful necessity.
Working tne Machine Too Fast.
"The late Senator Plumb," said
Seuator R. F. Pcttigrew. of South
Dakota, to a reporter of the N. Y.
fees.:, "was one of the strougest men
in the senate. I knew him intimately.
If he had Kved a few years longer the
whole country would have been forced
to recognize his mental caliber. He
had the constitution of an ox, but he
burned the candle at both eniU. I re
member he told me one day that he
had been over to Philadelphia to con
sult an emineat physician. 'The doc
tor warned me,' said Plumb, 'that if I
would give up smoking and drinking
and take a ioDg rest I might live
twenty-live years, but I could not last
a year if I continued my present active
"Well, what are you going to do?1
"I shall go on as I have been doing','
he said. 'Life would not be worth the
living if I followed the doctor's ord
ers!'" The late James R. Osgood, the
famous publisher, was of like disposi
tion. Xo man was more popular. Few
men had rarer talents, lie consulted
a doctor one day about his health,
which was giving him uneasiness, al
though Mr. Osgood was little over 40.
The doctor said, after asking a few
pointed questions: "You must give
up big di uncrs, smoke not more than
two cigars a day, stop drinking any
wine or spirits and "
Mr. Osgood interrupted him. "Of
course, doctor, everybody knows I
would get well if I did all that. What
I came to you for was to get fixed up
so that 1 could go right on eatin
drinking and smoking as I do now."
"Impossible," said the doctor, who
was a famous specialist. Mr. Osgood
was dead within two years.
It is not what its proprietors say
but what Hood's Sarsaparilla does that
tells the story of its merit. Hood's
The Session of the Trt-Clty Vnlort at Mo.
line This Week.
. There "was
a large attendance
the meeting of the Tri-City Minister-
ial union at the First M. K. church,
Moliiuv Monday. In the absence, pf)
Rev. J. M. McKnight. who waff elee- I
ted president at the meeting last No
yehiber: Rev. J. B. Little, of Daven
port, was'-chosen temporary ( Chairman-
: - ' ' ' 1 '
Two able' papers were rciul, 'the
first by Dr. Ci E. Taylor, of Rock Isl
and on "The Late Heresy Triat
What Good Can They Subsirye?"Jn
which Dr. Taylor gave a indrough
review of the subject, including a
synopsis ' Of ' much comment - from
newspapers". A general discussion
ensued, in the course of which many
of those present expressed .the opin
ion that the 1 res by terians hail done
right, and that the churches held the
right to prescribe what their minis
ters shall teach.
Dr, K. F. Bartholomew read a very
able paper on the "Source of Author
ity in Christian Belief." the conclu
sion reached by Dr. Bartholomew be
ing that the bible is the true source.
no time was left for discussion ot tins
paper, as it was already past the
hour fixed for dinner.
Dr. J. S. Cumming was chosed
president to fill thj vacancy caused
by the removal of the Kev. J. M. Mc
Knight. Tiie next meeting of the associa
tion will be held in Davenport the
first monday in May. The topic se
lected for this meeting is "The Sab
bath in the Three Cities."
Cable 1'oHitton us Muted by a Spring
A dispatch from Springfield to the
Chicago Tribune has this reference to
the proposed apportionment of the
It looks as if a good deal of interest
would be taken this week in the con
gressional and senatorial apportion
ment schemes which will probably
come before the democratic caucus
Thursday. It is expected that Con
gressman Fithian will be about the
first man on the ground and that I
Williams will soon follow. "Ben'
Cable has been heard from and will
be here. It is understood that Mr.
Cable wants to tix up a shoestring
district, starting with Rock Island
county and running down along the
river, taking in Mercer, Henderson,
Hancock and Adams counties, which
border on the Mississippi, and then
throw in Brown and possibly MeDon-
ough to - make the district large
enough. It is expected that the
presence of the congressmen here will
reate some kicking, but it is be
lieved Mr. cable s lntiuei ce will go a
long way, at least so far fixing up
the river district is concerned. It is
claimed that Mr. Cleveland's Illinois
lieutenant is working in the interest
of Klmer Hurst, of Rock Island, who
is ambitious to succeed Col. "Ben"
Marsh in congress.
Thomas' wonderful Chicago orches
tra is to give one of its grand musi
cal entertainments at the Burtis at
Davenport on Friday evening of this
Conspicuous among the novelties
of the present season is the great
play of "Eight Hells," introducing
the famous Brothers Bvrne under the
management of Primrose & West,
who will produce their nautical pan
tomimic comedy, ".tght Hells ' at
the Burtis opera house at Davenport
Gunter's "Mr. Potter, of Texas," i
company is to appear at ljarper s
theatre e Friday evening of this
week. The company was selected
and rehearsed by the author, A. C.
Gunter, and is under the direct per
sonal management oi Horace Mc-
Vickere, of McVickers' theatre, Chi
Botb Kinds of Ie .
In addition to an abundant sui
of pure channel ice, the Rock Island
Ice company has arranged to supply
the trade with artificial ice where
such is wanted. This ice is manu
factured in Davenport from artesian
water and after Apri 1 the Rock
Island Ice company will be prepared
to furnish it as the exclusive agency
in Kock island, lhere will be very
little difference in price, the artificial
article a trine higher, .telephone
Ci y Committeemen, Attention.
All members of the democratic city I
township committee are requested to
meet at Turner hall on Thursday
evening, March , at. 7:3U o clock.
Democrats generally are invited to
attend, H. L. Wheelan,
Clearing It Oat.
I want to sell a lot of crazed
white iron stone china which I
had to buy with the rest of the
stock when I took the crockery
store. There are platters of sev
eral sizes, corered and open veg
etable dishes, sauce tureens, tea
pots, covered butter dishes, and
a few odd plates, pitchers, etc.
I have marked these at prices
which are low enough, surely.
Samples and prices can be seen
in my east window.
I don't suppose you want any
of this for your dining room, but
housekeepers can use a few of
these pieces for common in the
kitchen, and save the better
dishes. . Here's a chance for real
. economy. G. M. LoosLET.
Mtt 8ecead Arenas.
'E W EK AGO.
Promised, that they would make a
special Exhibit and special offering in
corsets this week, which would be the
grandest in their history. This prom
ise' we hre-pleased; to day will be more
thau fulfilled this week. Among the
enormous collection vill be found the
following celebrated and well known
To start with, we shall offer
Lot 1 40 dozen of the famous French
STRIP corsets in three colors. A
splendid COc corset this time only
Lot 2 consists of. three distinct
lines of .corsets atT:5V, worth C5 and
75e. Then come the celelkrated "S.
C.V corsets in black, white and drab,
a splendid 1 corset, now goes at 75c.
Head the following great list w inch
will fbe sold at $L: " Loomer's cut
away hip; the-R. & (?.; Dr. Schilling's
model form; Thompson's rlove-tit-
ting; Dr. Downs' self-ad iusling:"Mc-
Cabe's health;" the G. D. health; the
Chicago waist, etc. All the above ro
Late cn Saturday we rHoivr-d din ct from thr fashi'.n
centr-s of the east a lt of new fancy silkd f r waists,
co9tumes, trimmings, ftc. n eh'-r -ffecte, instripes, in
plaids, the new deloiinr in changeable o toman effects,
newgmeo, iiew design, i't the latest crtions of the
F ench 'o ms-; 2f rev spit g flakes ! the jcpular
crystal ei)h, among the-f- H ij menre. Cur Ivsds rf tew
MP C ABE BROS.,
1720, 1722. and 1724 Second ave.
00K8, BOOKS, BOOKS,
A book with every purchase. We are
away, free, 23 different kinds of books,
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 par deze i - 01c
Clothes pins patent spring 03c
Towel rollers each - 09c
Tin spice cabinets S draw's 82c
Pound butter moulds - 22c
Self wringing mops 25c
Hair brushes - - 07;
Hand brashes - 03e
Trick saving banks - 07c
Nickle alarm clocks - 68c
Nickle plat sad irons per lb 05c
Geo. H. Kingsbury.
1703 1705;Second Ave., Rock Uland, Telephone 1210.
402 Fifteenth sireet, Holise '"' "
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKR1TZ,;;
Analytic and Dispensing Pharmacist
la row located in hii new building t tbPConer fof Fifth'aYeuoe
and Twenty-third street. " ; '!
FOURTH AVE., DRUG STORE.
A. J. HILL, - Pharmacist,
is now open with a full line
tyPrescriptloni carefully compounded
Cor. Fourth ave.,
r! t- -I
Makes of :
And corset waists in twelve different
styles. For children, for misses, for
young ladies and for ladies. Among
their latest novelties ds the bicycle,
tennis and equestrian corset, a
much needed ami entirely new dress
reform garment. Each ami every
one of these celebrated Farris waists
corsets we guarantee to sell below
the prices elsewhere.
Anybody wishingto buy a summer
corset this week, (in advance of act
ual need) we shall sell one. two or
three (no more) tt any ene customer
at :12 cents a piece. It pays to pick
up a bargain like this whenever the
opportunity is presented.
ion will also find in our stock,
many long waist corsets, and short
waists, as well as many other high
class and high grade corsets not be
fore mentioned, at prices universally
lower than' elsewhere-
a' I oftti) ai d tee the Dew
100 boxes pip a tries 94
Cora peppers, 1 qt J - - 06k
Wood spoons - - 03c
Towel Rings -. . - - 07c
Tea strainers - . - 03c
Ironing boards - - 82c
Wood pails, toy - - 07c
Iamp chimneys No. 1 - 04c
Damp chimneys No. 2 - 08c
Hard wood toothpicks - 03c
Always (he leader in low prices
of New Drugs and Chemicals.
witb tbe purest drug. '
and Twenty-third str