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DR. BOWMAN DEAD.
The 'Well-Known Phy.ician
Passes Away at Andalusia.
THE HSAL SUHHOHS YESrEBDAT.
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MarM kk liraaa Army Maajata.
Ir. Itowman i dead.
This wan the unwelcome news'that
?n?etil tlie jKM.ple of Andalusia
Thankajrhing m.rnin;. and later in
thedav llie.ad n-w. found it war
to ltock Island, w here it wa everv
where re-eivei with ere.ion of
Borrow. The vcneraMe ciiizn and
pionei-r hv.iciau Iiatl la-i-n i:l for a
T. B. ItCIOT.
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I-. i uii niwirr pmprrty oa commie-ton.
tc ttrj. n'Wcx tmtf. slan carry I lac of fin:
tsaruKe rnmpanle.. balldinc Iota for
kati:ikrJ l.'raat aiMitinna. Cbolcarcalaaaee
Uatrj H the- city.
i. Xiirbrl! 1 Lynda bmildlag. pnwod
kat.tt fvot XllrkcU LTade haak.
1b Vail fipCa
ion't you want
u pleasant home?
Vou certainly do; and
to satisfy your wishes we
iuve a fine line of Window
Shades. Wall Papers, and
bove all. Pictures and Picture
Frames. These are all neces-
ry requisites to make your
nome homelike. Come and
onvince yourself that our
tfices are the lowest in the
ity, and that we have the. fin
est selection from which to
make your choice.
310, Sit mad 914
ti'k, ami at 2 o'clock yesterday
morning the linal siimnioii!. came.
iiiournine iocior nail iM'cn tor a
liuniixT of year ejicndiiij; the ev-n
inj; or Iiik !ays in ijuiet retirement
from active ;rneticeat Oakland, hi
farm near A:nl:i!ui:. the people in
the neihliorii I. to whom he had
adiUHUMiTcil tor o manv year
were woi:t to call iijiort him o-
eaiona!lv in time of sickness, and
in Mich cases he never failed to n
tMnd. Indeed, it mav W said he
eoniraclcil lus latai illness mlulc in
the discharge if ucli duties. A week
api Wednesday he was taken ill. and
from the first he realized as fullr a
anyone, that he could not recover.
The malady proved to lie pneumonia,
ard while the sufferer had the licst
attention that could U- provided he
failed steadily until the end cujih
Of recent years he hal suffered from
oriranic troubiT'-. and nnre recently
his eycsijrM bad failed liiiu some.
what, lint with the exception of the
latter iutirinity. lie had Iteen in com- '
tiaratire good health and spirit of
late. 110 wa attended in hi lnst
illna liy hi ons. Ir. A. W. How
man, of lavenport. and J. I'. Ituw.
man. of lt-iiuett, Iowa, hi grand
son. Dr. r S. Itowmaii. and hy lrs.
Asay. of Koek Island, and lluyett, of
1Uera h leal.
lr. Kdward 11. ltowman was liorn
at Franklin. Vcnargo county. 1'a.'.
Aug. 15, 181fi. There hi boyhood
darn were sed. lut a lie ap
proached manhood estate he left
home to make hi way in the world,
lie went to KentBcky. where he
worked at catiinei making until he
had earned enough to put himself
through college. He took the medi
cal course at Transylvania univer
aity, at Lexington. Kentucky, gradu
ating a physiesan and surgeon in
1841. The name year he returned to
Pennsylvania, and married Miss
Elisabeth Byles at Harrishurg.
In IMS Dr. ltowman became a resi
dent of Rock Island county, which
has since been his home. He went
overland to California in 1852. mined
extensivcl v. and two years later re
turned to Rock Island. He settled ia
Edgiagtoa. where for years be pnr
aued the active practice of bis pro
fession. In I860 he was elected cir
cuit clerk of Rock Island county, bnt
when the war broke out he was one
of the first to respond to his country's
call- He enlisted for three years and
served them out. rendering efficient
and faithful service a surgeon of the
X7th 111. Vol. Inft. He was in 17 en
gagements, chief among which was
Belmont Island No. 10. Stone River,
CbJckamauga and Mission Ridge.
He retired when his engagement was
out before Atlanta, as chief surgeon
of the 2d Dir. 4th A. C. leaving 40
surgeons and physicians who
had served under his com
mand, and be himself having ren
dered valiant duty under Gen. . B.
Buford. of Rock Island, who was later
succeeded in command by Gen. V.
A. Schmitt, of Rock Island. Return
ing home with this honorable record.
Dr. Bowman settled on bis farm,
which he christened Oakland, near
In 187 be was appoiBled ,or
the Pawnee tribe in the Indian ter
ritory, a position he held three-and-a-half
year. After his retirement,
the eorernmeut entered suit against
him on the strength of his accounts,
bot the decision rendered by Judge
Oresham la the case was a triumph-
mat vindication for the doctor.
He was for a number oljem a
member of th county board of su
perviaors from Andala-la townahip.
ad fat ISM waa elected chairman of
the board, serving owe term.
Ia later eara he baa fonnd cob
UatmnnT ir ads ooaatry bom at
OMmmd. attewdlag his raglmeatal
erally of the Iowa A Illinois Central
District Medical society, of which he
wa a member, when thev were held.
At a Grand Array reunion at Quincy
in 1888. he was seriously injured bv
the falling .el a temporary amphi
theatre,' hich had been erected from
which to view the fireworks on the
river. The doctor then surprised
his friends by the wav in which he
survived the effects of the accident.
The doctor is survived by his wife
and Ihe follow inn children: K. H.
Bowman, dr of this city. Dr. A. W.
Bowman of Davenport. Dr. S. C.
Bowman at Bennett.' Iowa, Mis
Annette Bowman of Moscow, Idaho,
and Mrs. W. R. Little at Andalusia.
A son. M. B. Bow-man, died a few
year ago in Xew Mexico.
A Maa of Ktraag Caarartar.
Dr. Bowman was a man of stronir
character. He wa positive in his
views, and unflinching and unceas
ing in hi devotion to his ideas of
right. nu, matter if all the world
stood in opptwiiiuii to him. He was
manly, courageous and independent.
He wa tenderly attached to his
friends, whom he loved, and thoy
loved him. He was tssessed of a
generous heart, his inspirations were
noble, and in life he sought the highest
ideals. He went iinfaulteringl
where duty jminteil. and stood faith
fully at his post until the end.
The funeral arrangements have
not nccn imiy determined upon as
yet. bnt the remains will lie luiricd
with tirand Army honors. They
will lie brought to Bock Island ti"
morrow afternoon, anil the probabili
ties are that vertices will le held at
the hail of Kuford Post 24.1. i. A. K .
at 9 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
J.i K. :.it.
Jacob I. tiitt. who lived some
three miles south of Milan, died at
G:3M last evening. He was years of
aire, and was well known throughout
this section of the country. He had
liocii troubled with cancer in the
face for years, a ixl this disease was
the cause of his death. He had been
confined to his tied for seven months
past, but even for years before he
had liccu sulTering much from the
same complaint. He lived in lSvHk
Island 40 vears ajjo. but. moved out
to the farm some 2." vears since. He
leaves a wife. Mrs. Mary Gitt. and
nine children. These children are:
Mrs. John Phillips, of South. Rock
Iland: Mrs. Adams, of Peoria: Cal
vin Gitt. who tires in Missouri; Mrs
IK-witt Ellis, of South Hock Island:
Mr. Curtis Kllis. of Bowling town
ship: Mrs. John Kllis. of South Hock
Island: Jacob V. Gilt, of Cedar
Rapids, Iowa, and John Gitt, who
Mill lives out at the farm. His step
son, C. II. Vander'. urg is we 1
known in Milan, as well as Hock Isl
and, No fnnernl arrangements have
vol Wn made.
tlwr OMtaary Mratloa.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Kliza
Reddig will lie held at 2 o'clock
Sunday afternoon from Odd Tentn
Alva Bank died at his home. 2:--'S
Fifth avenue, at 7:15 this morning of
Bright disease, aged 84 years and 1
months. He leaves a wife and one
child. He was an industrious me
chanic on the island. .
.News has been received of the
death at Oakland. Cal.. of Samuel
Reed, formerly of Reed Bros., lumber
dealers, this 'city. Mr. Reed had
just returned home from the fair,
when he was stricken with blood
poisoning. He w as 55 years of age,
and leaves a wife. The remains will
be brought on to Oneida for inter
ment. The funeral of the late William
Hastings was held Wednesday after
noon from the home of his mother.
314 Thirteenth street. Camp 1550
M. W. A. being in charge of the cere
monies. The pall bearers were:
Messrs. Joseph Wbeelan, Henry
Krambeck, George Ohlweiler. Phillip
Hefferman, Peter Hein and John
John . Herman Cut by George
ALL OYER A GAME OF DI0E.
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taa Bartaaaar, I
Kalra With a.rt-1.
aaa Have Tt-aaMc With
Which Whit fan
Last evening about 7 o'clock George
White, a colored lad, about 16 or 17
years old, accompanied by Tom Hen
derson, a lad about the same azc, en
tered Andrew Herman's saloou, on
Second avenue,, between Fifteenth
and Sixteenth streets, and after shak
ing several games .of dice. White,
who wa some the worse for Tiquor,
became engaged in a discussion with
Mr. Herman's brother, and, drawing
a knife, stabbed liim in the left side
a little aliove the hip.
.White, it seems, was rather in
clined t. lie, sjnirty yesterday, and
although, lad as he is. he was half
drunk when ho and young Hender
son entered the saloon. Some one
asked him to play a game of pool,
but he replied that he did not know
how to plat- pool, but would shake
dice. John Herman, w ho was "tend
ing bar. then told him he would
shake dice with him. and so the boys
iiegau the jiamc. Several were
played and settled for. When White
went to leave the saloon, he ordered
a 10-ccnt ciar. and after lighting' it
refused to pay lor it, and used some
very abusive language toward vounjj
Herman. When the lalt it demanded
payment the boys began a scuffle.
wheu While in a most cowardly mail
ner drew his knife and stabbed Her
White's home is-in Vicksburg.
Miss., but he came to Koek Island
last spring and was known bv a jrrcat
many as Kastus," and his business
was that of a shoe-black. He wa:
from the start an industrious little
darkey, and in the summer he pnt a
stand in front of the Itclvidcre sam
ple room on Second avenue, and un
til this fall he shined shoes there
About two weeks ago he was taken
into ineicmpiov oi the Harper house
Herman is reported as suffcrinira
urcat deal of pain today, and lr.
Wheeler, the attending physician, is
still doubtful as to the probable re
sults of the wound.
White was arrested ly Officer Ryan.
and is now in jail.
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PRAYER AND GRATITUDE.
t'alaa aarlca at the Oat rat rharrh
The union Thanksgiving services
held at the Central Presbyterian
church, and participated in by all
the protestant ministers in Rock Isl
and and their congregations, was
well attended. A larger congregation
was present than for the past three
or four years.
The service were opened by Rev.
H. C. Marshall, who offered prayer.
He was followed bv Rev. C. E. Tay
lor, who read the scripture lesson.
Rev. F. W. Merrell, took his text
from Kccleslastes 7:9: .
-Say aat Ihoa. What ia the caae that the
flaw aays war hatter thia theaef far tbau
aat aat htqaiia WiaaVy apacw rains; thau"
The sermon was well delivered.
and at the close a collection was
taken for the benefit of the poor, and
the proceeds were placed in the
band of the Ladles Relief society to
The invocation was delivered bv
Rev. W. S. Marquis.
Thankacivins' services were also
held at Trinity, the German Luther
an and German Catholic churches.
The school children of the city
aaade a splendid Thanksgiving offer
ing t their variona b tidings ia the
city Saturday, which the Ladiea' In
daatriai Belief society distribotcd
among the needy and deeerviag yca
terday, and which earried happineea
te maay homee tfcaa eafaerwtae woaia
Prrrmlirr tilvrs la the Cold KhonMrr at
the Very Ontirf.
The first month of winter did not
seek a warm reception out of doors.
It's reception was decidedly chilly,
and it deserved it, for it gave human
ity the cold shoulder the first thing.
The snow which fe'l so generously
vesterday morning, and spread a
white mantel over the earth three
inches deep, was bnt the forerunner
to the unmistakable advent of genuine
cold weathej. This mornins the
thermometer indicated eight helotv
r.ero. . -
The indications are for fair weather
and continued extremely cold ; tem
perature below aero tonight, grow-
tn; siowiy warmer oaiuruay.
t. J. VYALZ, Observer.
lataortaat ta the Ladles.
A very practical lecture will lie
given in the near future by Prof. H.
Bliss on bis new system of canning
fruit by hot air and steam, using no
preparations. The methods have
received the highest endorsements
from the nress of tne neisrhboribo-
cities, and ladies receiving invita
tion should not fail to attend.
Messrs. Flaccus Bros., of Wheeling.
W. Va., leading canners, say: 'No
method of modern times will keep
fruit and vegetables as whole and nat
ural as this new svtem. and it is
sin pies will be on exhibition at
Thomas drug store, where $75 has
oeen lett as a guarantee oi goodiaitn.
The Auguatana college and the
Iowa City college foot ball elevens
nlaved a same of foot ball at the
Twin-City Ball park yesterday after
noon, wmvu rcauiteu in a victory tor
Augustana, by a score of 6 to 0. A
report was started on Wedncsdav af
ternoon that no game would be
played, as the grounds were covered
with water, and it was thought
would be frozen over. Then the
snow storm of yesterday morning
made a more dismal outlook lor a
game, so that a small audience was
Irvin E. Griffin and Miss Dora
Lodge were married Wedncsdav at
No. 2118 Fourth avenue, bv Rev. F.
Charles Pfaff and Miss Marv M.
Schneider were married Wednesday
evenins at the German Lutheran
narsonaire by Rev. Mennicke. The
happy couple were atteoded by Fred
Kckermaa ana saiss wouae an
Our buyer went east again after more. Cash does
wonders these days and stacks of new Overcoats
have arrived. We are selling them cheaper than ever.
5i) Warm, durable Men's Ulsters worth ffo.00 at 2.68
50 Extra heavy, good wearing Chinchilla Overcoats worth fi.50 at 4.65
85 Fine dress Kersey Overcoats, made to sell at 12.1X1 at 8.50
21)0 Elegant, ail-wool, tine fitting, well made. Kersey, Bea
ver and Chinchilla Overcoats at f'.t.SS and flO.Ot'i. Xt
an Overcoat in the lot but what i worth $15.00.
New Boys' Overcoats and Ulsters.
New Children's Overcoats and Ulsters.
Bought cheap to be sold cheap.
Great bargains in Underwear, in Woolen shirts, in Gloves and Mit
tens. Your money will go farther than ever at
. Simon. & Moseitf elder,
Rock Island House Corner.
Where they have but one price the lowest.
The finest line of Ladies and Gentlemen's
Shoes that were ever seen in .this part of the
country. Here are a few of the different
Men's Picadily Calf Blucher.
Men's Tale Cap Calf Blucher.
Men's Yale Calf Blucher.
Men's Yaie Call Congress.
Men's Tale Calf Balmoral.
Adolph Frokm, eon of John Frobsa
of Sooth Bock Islaad, was shot ia
the left foot while taaattag yesterday
with a aoawetl maa aamed Travers.
Dr. Eddv. of MUaa, attended the
Women's Russian Calf Hand
T.imed Cork Sole Blucher.
Women's Cloth Top Hand Turn
ed Cork Sole Oxfords, just
the thing" to wear with Over
Women's plain and Tip Hand
Turned Cork Sole Shoe, the
only shoe that will assure
dry feet, and lots of other
different styles, all of which
can be bad in width from A
to K. and all styles of Rub
bers from S to W.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
CASH STORE, 1712 Second A venae
Special Thanksgiving Offer,
Special Ten per cent Discount
For this occasion we are mak
ing the discount on
and DINNER SETS.
In Dinner Sets we are showing them
in plain white, sicgle print.
Filled in Designs, and Gold
Rimmed. Every set a bargain
at regular price.
Body Brussels Carpet $1 a yd
Regular price $1.25.
Comprising such well known makes
as Lowell's. Whitehall and
BED ROOM SUITS too are repaired
to contribute to this offering.
Solid Antique Oak Bed fiooat
Suits at $18. regular orice a2-
And yau went find better crbinet
. work in $35 suits.
A Complete Line of Stoves.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
C. F. DEWEND, Manager. 1809-1811 Second Aveaae
Upholstering done to order. . ' Open evenings till 8 o'clock.
x Telephone No. 1208. -
UIXCD Q0US3 PAlim
,ur2T oil, vmm load. etc.
ftMlMt, and alee e saatrtiag.
have been aeotitnBe.