Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on September 4, 1889 · Page 3
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THE EVENING GAZETTE: TTEmTLTrDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, California Pears,_ Peaches, Plums, Grapes. Etc., J&3Z ' ~ Noxt Door to «JnIt Honmv I Ml I>nor to HOIIBO. Don't Look atllMeJNrat Evening Gazette. TH» BvBtroro QAEBTTB can ne Dad st all the newintanda. Price TWO OHirrs. OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE CITY. Tonight. Sociable, Broadway church. Sterling Chapter No. r>9, It. A. 7:30 o'clock. M.at —George Gait has returned to Aurora. —C. W. Redfield is home from the west. —Miss Lulu Newcomer is visiting at Freeport. "• —Rev. T. B. Stanley was in this city yesterday. —Mrs.F. C. Woodruff is attending the Morrison fair. —Mrs. Benj. Weaver has returned home from the east. —Mr. W. D. Witherwax, of Chicago, visited here yesterday. —Perry Peebles and friend Mr. Mills are out from Chicago on a visit. —Harry Howe, traveling auditor of the C. & N. W., Is visiting friends here. —Miss Amy Crandall left to-day for Lincoln, Neb., where her relatives reside. '. —Misses Mamie iYonng and Kittie Casserly, of Chicago,' are visiting frienda here. —Miss Hettie McGarry.who has been visiting at Mr. I. L. Plant's, has returned to Cleveland, Ohio. —Henry King has gone over to Waterman, 111., to prompt for a dance. He goes with Smith's orchestra of Dixort. —The date tor the assembly of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine at Clinton has been changed from Sept. 10th to 10th. —Supt. of Construction A. L. Galey, of the Northwestern, was here yesterday afternoon, looking over the improvements here. —Four coaches, containing about 150 people, comprised the excursion train from here.to the Morrison fair to-day. There were many old settlers among the number. —Parties allowing stock to run at large should take care that the pound master does not take charge of them. There Is plenty of room in the pound for such'animals. ~"•"": ~~~ —Sterling and (Saleaburg are "even" In luise bull. Sterling won UIB lirst game, the second was ;i tie, and yesterday the (Jalesl.iirps WOH 0 fi> .1. A telegram from GalesburK says the Sterlings quit, playing yesterday at the end of the 7th inning, as the Galesburf.s were robbing them, through their umpire, no doubt. —Mr. Lew Osborne, a worthy old soldier who has been ill for many months with a paralylic disease, caused in the army, which has confined him to his bed, has been granted a pension of 8">0 per month. It begins six and one half months back. As soon as ho receives the back pay, ho will go, accompanied by his wife, to a hospital at Indianapolis for treatment. —Charles F. Furley, of Prairlcville, left today for Elburn, Iowa, to look after buildimj a now house on his farm near that town. Just last year he built ii new dwelling there at a cost of S1200. A few days ago it caught lire by the explosion of a lamp, and was burned down, and most of the contents, which belongs to the tenants, was lost. Mr. Furley had S300 insurance on the building. . —Cracksmen entered the postollice at Moline last night through an open transom, drilled holes through each of the two vault doors,-and then rilled the vault and oflice at their leisure, taking Sl.noO-worth of postage stamps, 8300 in cash belonging to the office and additional cash from registered letters, one of which alone contained 8310 for the Barnard & Leas Manufacturing Company of that city, ..Thorn in no chin to the burglars, who were evidently professionals. —Rockford manufacturers have risen in wrath against their four railroads, because of the high freight rates they are compelled to pay. One large manufacturer, II. W. Price, says rates are now much higher than before the war, and that each time a new road has been built in the town, the railroads formed a pool and raised the rates. In this city there are two roads which are not any too friendly with each other, so that rates are not as high as at some other places. In fact, rates here are the same as Peoria and other large cities of this part of the state. -—That rare beauty, the Magnolia scented Moon Flower, is now in full bloom on the south piazza of the residence of Mrs. Margaret Davis, First Ward. The tube-shaped corollas'are curled up during the day, but as soon as darkness comes on, they unfold like an umbrella, with a sudden burst, that is amusing. The vine is a luxuriant grower, and is already entwined amid the blinds of the second storey. There are numerous buds, and they promise to illuminate the night until frowt enda their glory. The plant is known to botanists as Iporaoea Noctlflora. The (lowers measure about four inches across the salver-shaped disk, and are at their best at four in the morning. Visitors welcome. —A special American Press Association telegram from Liverpool, England, says the labor strike there is ended, the employers having conceded the advance in wages demanded. —Rev. G. W. Pearl is here from Wellington, Kansas, the guest of his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Colcord, and will give a talk at the Christian prayer meeting Thursday evening. —A. R. Lewis, of Morrison, has gone into partnership with J. H. Snyder of that place, forming the firm of J. II. Snyder & Co., and they have purchased the drug business of Mrs. S. Martin. —Mr. E-. Howe and Miss Lillian IIo,we, of EnQeld, Mass., are on a visit to Mr. W. N. Whipple's. Misa Howe is teacher of elocution in the Vermont Methodist College, of Montpelier, Vt. —Fulton Journal: There la a movement In tbls city in the direction of organizing a stock company, for .the purpose of leasing grounds, tilting up a race track and holding annual fairs or races. A number of citizens ' have agreed to take stock to the amount of $100 _• : T —About 500 acres of land in the west part of Woodland Township, Carroll County, has been leased with a view to ezperimetanl tests of the iron iron ore found in that locality. The quality has been definitely settled as superior. The only question to be settled Is relative to the quantity. —A convention of delegates of the Woman's Missionary Societies of Mendota and Freeport districts of the Evangelical church, began today in the Evangelical church of this city. About .twenty delegates are present. The ladies tfre discussing many topiqs of interest In their work. —The Morrison fair Is booming today. The exhibits were mostly arranged yesterday and today everything opened in ilaa shape. Today is Old Settlers' day, and hundreds of old men and women are gathered together. The fair promises to b» Interesting; throughout, and there will no doubt be a large atteu4a»o« from tni* «nd o£ Vhe couu tjr. —Fulton Journal: Rev. B. II. Cartwright, of Oregon, was in town Saturday, the guest of Rev. and Mrs. Cass Davis. Mr. Cartwright is eighty-one years of age. Over litty years ago he preached the first sermon ever preached in Fulton in Dr. Reed's house. The only person living who was among the congregation at that time "is Mrs Reed, aged eighty-eight years. Mr. Cartwright organized the first M. E. church in Lyons. He organized the iirst M. E. church in Iowa at Burlington fifty years ago. The meeting was held in a small room and yet there waa room enough for two beds and the congregation. Recently he preached in Burlington In a church.that cost $02000 and there were 2,000 people in the congregation. Mr. Cartwright is hale and strong, although over fourscore years old. —An exchange says: "The Sterling GAZETTE thinks that the improvements going on in Sterling this year, will cost about $200,000. This will be a big bill for somebody to pay, besides the big bonded Indebtedness that is already a burden to the taxpayers," But a small part of this money is raised by taxation. The street railroad is built and owned by Boston capitalists,, the electric light plant Is built and owned by a local company, and rented to the city at a small advance over the cost of gas, and the stores and residences that are built here are certainly not built by- taxation. They are all improvements. < The bonded debt of the city is very small, only $15,000 and the rate os taxation is low. Sterling is all right, notwithstanding tho efforts of neighboring papers to make-it appear otherwise. —Morrison Sentinel: Coroner H. C. Donaldson was called to Albany early Sunday morning to hold an inquest on the body of Giles W. Pease. The facts brought out show' deceased to be 53 years of age, unmarried and living in the old home of his parents with an only sister. On Saturday forenoon he was engaged with his lawn mower in his yard. He ate dinner as usual and went to the barn to water and feed bin horse. Some three or four hours later he was found lying in the broiling sun close beside the cistern and within two feet of the side of the barn, dead. The horse was loose In the yard, having the halter strap thrown over his neck. The verdict of the coroner's jury was that he came to his death from sun-stroke or insolation. Mr. Pease was the sou of Deacon Henry t'eaae, a prominent and highly respected citizen of Albany tor ovar forty years. Tho ouly surviving member of U«e family Is the »l*U>r —Turn my Robinson v>';is lined .5 in .ind co^ta by Magistrate Goltimn today for violating an ordinance which repu- latps Urn delivery rf borr in casfs. Sliady spots in secluded planes arc not •m KIP Hat of places'allowed. It was his lirst offense. —The Commissioner of Pensions has made some more appointments of pension examining surgeons. For this district, with headquarters at Sterling, he has appointed Dr. J. II. Moaner, of i'ro- phetstown, and Dr..II.C. Donaldson, of Morrison. , —A. D. Richardson is home from Kansas City, where ho has boon for several months. He has completed his work there and will remain at Sterling for a time. He says many of tho towns of the west are overdone; work is scarco and many complaints arn heard. People having employment in Sterling had better stay here. ' —Last evening at about 8:30 o'clock the moon passed between us and the planet Jupiter, which is now the most brilliant object in the southern heavens in the early evening hours, eclipsing, or, as the language of astronomy has it, occulting It. The phenomenon is not absolutely rare, but it doesn't happen often enough to prevent it being a very interesting occurrence. —Miss Snyder, daughter of Senator Snydtr of Fulton, has been engaged by the Board of Education of Sterling school, to give lessons in music to the pupils one day each week. The most attention will be given to the intermediate and primary pupils. Miss Snyder is having good success as a teacher at the Fulton school, where she gave instruction during the past year. —Commander Harrison, of Will Robinson Post, has received an invitation from Rockfoitf Post No. 1, invit- iug the boys of the U. A. U. to "fall in" 5 with them on Friday, Sept. Oth, to escort Commandnder-in-Chief elect, Gen. Alger, to the fair grounds on that day Those wishing to attend from here will report at the G. A R hall in that city at 12 o'clock m., on that day. —Polo Clipper: Tho hole that was being bored on the farm of Mr. Tomlinson, a few miles from Chadwick, for coal or gas, has proved a failure for either of these natural products of deep openings in the earth. AtSOO feet they struck water and now thny have a (lowing welt of line water. We understand the company has abandoned the drilling for coal or gas. —John McElroy, one of t he old citizens of this city, died yesterday at his home on nth avenue, north of 4th street. For a few days he was very sick with Inflammation of the bowels and other troubles. Mr. McElroy was a skilled carriage maker and (w'hen in health was employed in Hess' shop He was about 72 years of age, and leaves a wife and several children to mourn his loss. The funeral takes place on Thursday, at 2 p. m.,at St. Patrick's church. —The Telegraph says that we hire outsiders to play ball, (as if the town was too slow to produce its own players.) Well, what of it? Don't you know that Sterling is just now putting on metropolian airs? Why not hire base ball players? Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago does. When Dixon grows to that proportion that she can support street railways, free delivery, sewers, and the many other conveniences that Sterling now enjoys, it will be time for her to talk of hiring ball players; if, indeed, the game bo in existance at that time. Illinois Htnto I-'nlr, Pcori". III.. H«M>1. i From .St-pti'iTiber U'.'nd tn'/ith, inclusive, the <\ I!. & (J. I!. Ii., will sell round trip tickets from Sterling to Peoria for S-t.2!); ticketa to bo limited for going passage to date i.f B:I!H and limited for return Sept. i^lh. O-.'tf Don't buy a poor sewing machine when you can get a good one, the Singer, so cheaply. C. Eisele, agent. Mies Rose dishing, Hock Falls, Sept. 10th. 02 tf Fun Fun ftiD. n fanny shows Head the ad at tho Academy. Don't be foolish and p;iy big prices for butter. Wo sell you good butter for is cents per pound. C. Wolf, successor to Wolf & Co. "i'2 4 l>. W. iloiiklnnon Will close out his aumraer foot-wear at cost. Gents'low shoes at 50 cents on the dollar. 15 tf Miss Rose Gushing, Rock Falls, Sept. 10th. 02 tf INIIIedffovllIc Htlll Ahead. Everybody usin? the Milledgeville flour is happy. For sale at Lewis iieit- zel's feed store. Also all K'imls of feed delivered to any part of city or Rock Falla. en to A Night io Jersey Sept. 0. MrFadden and O'Doolin are very funny old Irishmen. Morrison Kair. The Chicago & Northwestern Railway will'run a special train to Morri son on We.dnosdiiy and Thursday, Sept. 4th and 5th, leaving Sterling at n A. M., returning leave Morrison at r>:i!(> r. M. Fare for the round trip ngc. ]•;. W. Blossom liaa taki n the sigcnpy nft!ip"I. C." >' r; " ;rl Spectacles and Kye glasHPH. TliCSf>s[>"clac!i:s nrc different from ordinary pl.'i^e". i" that the lensrH aro ground from :i l<'iTii'-li Tinti-'f Cr;/-,lfi! that shut,:) out the chemical and heat rajs of light, miikine; them very soothing to the eyea. Jin sura and try tlir-m, see, that that trade mark "i. c." is on ever,}' lens. 70-d&w Xotirp. The Sterling (Jns & F.leclric Lt. Co. respectfully inform tho public that it Is now prepared to wire houses and stores for the incandescent light; and make the offer to all persons subscribing before the cuinpli'lion of the lino "^nd phint, that HIH outfit according to our rules and rc^ulatlcnin will be furnished fico. For farther information call at our ollice. 02 :;."> tf JOHN CHAUTEU, Sect'y. For bargains in lino pianos and organs, go to Wi'rntr. & Co., Gait House I3iock. 03-tf PEOPLE'S COLUMN £?r-We will Insert throe lines In tlilB col--^EJ unm one time for 10 cents, or for,40 cunts \\ week. Each additional lino will t>*> 5 cents a single Insertion, iir 16 cents » week. t L» 70 : Don't forgot Sept. 10th. the date, Rock Falls, (1-2 tf 9InrkN, tKc Clotlirn Cleaner -And dyer will return about September 15ttr. 04 tf Auction Hair. ."0 Western marea will bo sold at auction Saturday and Monday, Sept. 7th and nth, at one p. m. at the Sterling stock yards. 05 tlO* W. 8. STOCKING, Auctr. Tiie Keystooe Will play before the Academy Fri day evening, and the.great orchestra will play inside for you. Tho Wednesday Club will hold its lirst meeting after vacation on Wednesday evening, Sept. 4th. A full attendance is desired. -• Only io cents for j lines under this Heading. "\\rANTKl)-Wild (jrapes, by V> thony. Call at ollice. Dr. Frank An FOR NAI.K. Only io cents for 3 lines under this Heading. ^ tJV)ll SAI.K-Cooil fresh cow. t 1 ISast Koek Kails. .lohnS. llrown, VU-lil filOR HAI.K—M"y liojise anil lot on West fith X 1 street, helwcwi (! .^ O_ Aruiiut-.s; (heap if taken soon. K. M.VVrJKht. ":-••..'.: !'-H£ 1Otl HALF.—A hiuwiln In three line, residences in ill.h ward. Inmilre of I. I. Hush. Ul-ti VOU. IIKNT. Only io' cents for 3 lines under this Heading.^ LOOSES' I flOU UKNT^C'.i)tt»(?i'or llvflroonm, on B. Third strfut. bflWeen m» mid 7tli Avenues. Apply to I'. T. Vim Home. 71-lt I.T1OU KKNT—I) room house; i;ooil cellar. Well -I? und cistern water. Inquire K. (J. Uniier- wood, Koom ^, AeaJemy ot Music. 01 t( r|1O .l,KASE--I'owtfr nn'd room [or niHmifucUir- J- Inn purposes. In tin! iHiIlilliiK formerly o,eii- picd hy C'hureli & I'ntU'i^oii. Address II. {!. (Umruli, Uiiliith, MNiti. 51-f.'U. FOIt KKNTOKMAI.K. Valnnhlc Information to Bnnriling Ilounc KcciiorK. Do you want boarders? If you do you can easily secure Ihetn by putting a "want" in the .EVKNINO GAZETTE. It will cost you but 10 cents for 3 lines. HOCK. *'A «-!.?» -t-Will Landis and wife are here from Jackson, Mich., visiting relatives. -i-Miss Woodford, who has been visiting her brother Frank and family, has gone back to her home in Kansas. -»-Tho W. C. T. U. will meet with Mi I. Chas. Smith, Thursday p. ra., at 3 o'clock. Mrs. M, Shirley, Rec.'Sec.' The best carpenters use the Excelsior Siding Guage and Holder. They do better work and more of it. No nail holes made to be puttied up. Sold by J. E. Phillips, Sterling, and McNiel & Co, Rock Falls, 111. 0(1 t2wed . Five Harvest ftxcurHionH. The Burlington Route, C. B. & (J. R. R. will sell from principal .stations.on its lines, on Tuesdays, August (ith and 20th, September 10th and 2-lth and October 8th, Harvest 'Excursion Tickets at Half RaJiiit to points in the Farming Regions of the West, Southwest and Northwest. For tickets and further information concerning these excursions call on your nearest C. B. & (J. ticket agent or address P. S. EUSTIS. Gen'l Pass, and Ticket Agent, Chicago III. 5 w3017 d-ws Only fo cents for 3 lines under this lleadrng. IjloK HALM—:i lots ill Llpe's Addition; also, lot _C (I, lilk.B; also, my residence Ms, U mid It), - ' blk .">, add., on easy terms. i iHMl KENT Olt SAI.K.-Typu Writers. E 1 Scales.' .117-tf N.vi,r, OK T71l)llSAl.KI)lfIU.VI)K-A well lorated hotel. -1^ tioliij; a irood business, having Inmi 50 to (tu •regular Imurders. F. W. Wal/.-r. HS-tl LOHT. The W. C. T. U. will meet in the parlor of the Baptist church on Friday, September qtli, at three thirty instead of Thursday. Cor. Sec'y. The HlngrrMuivinc Machine Is the cheapest because it is the best. Call and see it at the agency on Eist 3rd street, Charles Eisele, manager. in any 71 ta Bartlett pears for canning, quantity, at Bunn'n. Only io cents for 3 lines under this Heading. L OST —K. P. charm. 1'Mnder please leave at Hazel lu olllca and receive reward. Ti t:t I OST—Thursday last, on Morrison road, poek- 1 ft boon contiiluliiK S:».<K>; ronstsllUK of two ten do:.arcold pieces a'ul two live dollar bills. Kinder leave at U;i/.ette olllco and reetnve reward. . 70-lilw FINANCIAL. Only to cents for 3 lines under this Heading. Hew Goods Daily. In tho Burber'a Cltnlr. A young man who lay bael; luxuriously in on easy shaving chair in a Bookman street barber shop tho other aCU'nuxm, with a little Gorman barber working at his chin with a glistening razor, suddenly recollectotl a very funny story that hud been told by a friend a fow hours before. Tho recollection tickled his fancy auow, and ho suddenly burst out laughing heartily. Tho little barber sprang back from tho choir, scared. His eyes were bulging with consternation. "Vat you do? Vat you do!" he cried, iu alarm. "I vos nearly cut you gin." —' 'Thought of something funny-,- replied- thu- voung customer, still laughing, "anil I had to laugh." "Gott In hiimnol," retorted tho little barber, tragically, "you moos not do dot agala. • You moos not dink of aiiydings veil you vos got shaved—How gnu der purpor slmvo mit dor gusdomor's gin vaggiugl Dot vos very daugerous, I gun toll you." - "What's a man to dof" retorted tho customer. "Ho must think, you know." "Axguso me," persisted tho little bar- bor, "dot vos all nonesenuo; ho moos tint. You surbrlso mo. Dot parpor chair vos for combleto rest to dor mind ov dor gusdomer, and vor luxury und gomford. It vos potter der gosdoiner fhut his eyes ub, und goes to sleep, or ho gan listen to der parpor vot ho says veil ho makes him doso inderesdiug observations on curroml ovonds. You will notliv, liU-i».Sfl, (lot doso remarks vos novur go bolsdnronsly funny dot der gusdocier ho havo to laugh oud loud. No, sir. Dot porjior vot knows* hLs tiusinexs knows dot dot vos Ux> berilons, unit he Umn di»r vunuy dings down so dot doy (inly oxv'ite a nt!» qnied liddle muilti. Dot quiet HiMle s:uU« do^n'l wrench d«r iiuiSi'U* ov dur fiu'o like dot hi'arty laugh you yvist givii, und U UhurmU-jts iiiul iileiuituit Itulh (or dot paries' und der ^-tetd-nuar. Plivuw ivm.HuN.ir d>««o u«u£ time, Vill you h&vtf p*y rti.*u o\i«i v Vft*tilni*jf''- Naw York Sun. See Co. the now ad of N. Carpenter & Call at E. W. blossom's and get an eye tester free of charge. 70-d&w It IH Popular With the ladies, because it is so easily run and does its work so well;'the Singer Sewing machine, we mean. Charles Eisele, agent, East ;!rd street. The ladies of Broadway church will give a peach and cream sociable in the church parlors on Wednesday evening. A literary and musical program m p_wi tt be rendered, vited. Everybody cordially in- 70 t3 i rilNAN(HAL-Moiii-y ioli>an-SI,r>oi> at. (i per ' cent., on farm secnnly. 1. I. Hash. Itock 1.-..11.. • !!•* I f •'alls. Only io cents for 3 lines nndcr this Heading. M ISCELLANEOUS— Ill-ill HsUito and rance. Western land for sale anil exohauKe ' Insu- . K. W. Will/XT, Koom I, Academy or Music. 4'i-tl It Buy the Singer Sowing Machine, is the best. C. Eisele, agent. IE cm oval of Barber Mhon. A. L. Parker has removed his tonsorial parlors from under Hopk'nson's to the Waddleton building-, on West 3rd street, opposite Carpenter's. 71 tr> wit 02 tf TRADE Hock Falls, Sept. 10th. St. Joseph Fnlr and KxpowltlOB. % to 0«-t. 5, f«0, ^ On Sept. Kith and :'.0th the C. B. & Q. II. K. will sell excursion tickets for one lowest fare for the round trip; tickets limited going Sept. UUh and :'.0tn, and returning, ten days from date of Bale. Just Kci-rlvrv at Blocwam'*. An t»U>gant Una of superior nov«ltifs suitable for wedJUig au«l anniversary gift*. Theft* jfooU* &tt> all Hi'W a»<J O . • Tio Choicest Tea Ever Offered. ABSOLUTELY PURE. A MOST IH'.I.IClOUa liKVKHAGH. TUT IT. T« Till met «o uy c'-ls:. Cail:l7 s»m rain- It is Hut J)Fn'i»iT (ImiiR T.r»f. plrkfrt from tliolwst |-.linu.ii>i.4uiitli <iarn!-ln<i ulntiilulnly purn R'i'l !r .1 f..-vi ;*H a.lKiit r.iUtmH r.r col'Tilitf matter, 'li..'j'.u-i.:i|.r« nr\' Innuolii-ftlly miali-u urn! wurrautnl (nil w-<.-i.;ht. U U mom economical in uso tbaD tbn li'Wor gratlelL Oriental & CccSiettal Tea Co., L't'is, 33 j:urlina Klip, Une 1'orfc. »K'>r tola bjr) w. $ Davis illfelier.

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