TTTT?, l : K. ; :: L'F "M J3 K R l-'J 1^ C 0 Vino Tfaon^tiiiflT MatQ Ftp Ftp ILlllS, Mui turns Iddlo, •Iilu. iiib I>nor to llonar. I I Jsf ew Don't Look <ati>Me but Hock ford fair J.K.Chester Evening Gazette. TH« Bwnso GAzarrTH otm M had at all the newBitandn. Prioerwo OHirrfl. OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE CITY. lias just opened his Stock of Tonight. Deestrick Skule rehearsal Wednesday clob rooms, at 7 o'clock. —Mrs. Annie Bassett is very sick. —Mrs. M. Coder Is home from Nebraska. .. .. ' •. _ _ —Mrs. Graves, of Colorado, is visiting at E.K. Bills'. —Mrs. James H. Woodburn has returned from the east. —The Deestrick Skule will meet for practice at 7:00 this evening. —Miss Ella Church, of Flint, Mich., la a guest at Mr. Adam Smith's. —Matt Corcoran, of Indiana, a former resident, is now visiting In this city. —The iron work for the new depot hnn nrrivnd and is being put in plnrn —r-A boy baby was bora this morning to Mr. and Mrs. John Morrow, west of town. receipts of the wore 88,000. • —The Freeport Journal says tliere were 25,000 people at tho Freeport fair yesterday. —Mrs. McClnre and two daughters, of Boone, Iowa, are visiting at Henry Ueitzel's in the First ward. —The docket for the present term of the Circuit Court of Ogle County contains fourteen divorce cases. —Mr. Ed Stein, of Philadelphia, and Mr. and Mra. Frank Bartholomae, of Chicago, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Wm. II. Miller. —It is now reported that J, F. Tucker will be appointed general manager of the Illinois Central Railroad. It is probable, however, that no one has aeen decided on. —The present term of court is the first term in Ogle county at which Judge Cartwright has presided. The attorneys speak highly of his courtesy and of his clear cut rulings. —Hon James Shaw has been requested by the early settlers of Carroll County to write a history of the county for publication in book form. It is thought he will undertake the work, which he is so well qualified to perform. —The following is the report of the Whiteside County Infirmary i'or August, furnished by Geo. E. Ely, superintendent: Kumber of inmates Aug. 7th, 40; females 23; males 18; number of males insane, 7; females, 15; lleceiv- ed 1, returned from Elgin. —Josh Oettlnger is having an elec- trie door mac placed at each of the doors of his double front clothing store. When any one enters, his stepping on the mat will ring a bell fixed in the center of the store. This .will immediately call the clerks, and no customer will have to wait a second. It is a novelty here. —The sandstone pavement around the city hall is nearing completion and begins to look well. The well rounded corner is an innovation here, and should be more generally followed where permanent walks are built in other parts of town. It is stylish, too, nearly all the IwfVifl ulifl rktlii — Frit/. Westphal, 17 years old, son of Eniil Westphal, of Morrison, met with a serious accident while out hunting this morning. He .accompanied hia father and two Chicago gentlemen out gunning after chickens, and while on John Feltman's farm, about threo miles south east of town, while crawling under a barbed wire fence, the hammer of Fritz's gun caught on a wiro, and the load was discharged, tearing oil' one hand. The boy was taken to town at once, and i)rs. Nowlen and Fitzgerald found it necessary to make an amputation two inches above ttie wrist. —This community will be deeply grieved to learn of the death of tho wile of Anson Thummel, Esq., of Prairieville, which occurred at 12:15 o'clock this, Friday, morning. Her loss has spread a cloud of sorrow over those who knew her, all of whom hoped she might recover from the illness with which she has struggled for over six months. Beloved by all, a leader in social and church circles at Prairieville, a true wife and loving mother, her death is one which plunges the whole neighborhood in mourning, and her bereaved relatives ininreconcilable grief. Her maiden name was Helen Powers, and she was the daughter of Hon. Abijah Powers, one of the most prominent agriculturalists of Northern Illinois. She was born forty-four years ago in Palmyra. There she attended the village school, and after wards continued her studies at Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa. She was married to. Anson Thummel, Christmas night, 1808, and to them seven children have been born, five of whom, Laura, Bertha, Blanche,. Lloyd and Mabel, : are living. She was a cultured and raQned woman and her life was an extremely happy one. . She~wns surrounded by the comforts of life, by many friends, and cherished, the work of Christianity. She was a member oi the Lutheran church and faithfully lived up to its teachings. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2:!!0 o'clock, at the Prairieville church. Friends will meet at the residence at 2 o'clock, and will proceed from there to the church. The services will be con- . F.%M<H -(-Miss May Worman has returned from a vif.it oust. -*-Mr. and Mra. I'ettit, and daughter, (Icor^ic Sampson, of Oaage, Iowa, who have been visiting at Henry S- Wood's left Friday for .their home. They were here on their wedding tour. H-Levl Smith, ttie pump maker, died Thursday night. Ho was about 40 years of age, and had been very sick for several months. Tho funeral 'will bo held from the M. E. church at two o'clock p. m. tomorrow. -t-The funeral of tho wife of Andrew Fry, foreman of the Keystone wood shop, whu died on Wednesday, was held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. She had been sick for many weeks, and hopes of her recovery had been given up for some time. Headquarters for trunfts and vnliflcs; also bargains in boots and shoes at Chas. Hong's, opposite Wallace House. 77 trt m. Joseph Fnlr nnrt F.TposlUon. Sept. a to Oct. 5. '«». On Sept. l"t.h and ::oth the C. B. & (J. R. 11. will sell excursion tickets for ono lowest fare for the round trip; tickets limited going Sept. l.'ith and ROth, and returning, ten days from date of sale. d()0w:i5-lf Atirtlonerr. The Dutch and English auctioneer still alive and rendy to attend to city and country sules on short notice. Can leave orders at A. R. Ilendrick's Drug Store or at my residence on l"th avenue north of 4th st. Charges reasonable. Give me a call. 78 37tf D. II. METEP.S, Auct. Why do people buy furniture at th Rock Falls furniture store? Answer: Because it pays them big to do so. Dill & Co. 70-tf IlIlnolH State Fnlr. 1'eorin, 111., Hept. K3-27. From September 22nd to 27th, inclusive, the C. B. & Q. K. K., will sell round trip tickets from Sterling to Peoria for 34.20; tickets to be limited for going passage to date of sale and limited for return Sept. 28th. C2tf EVERY DEPARTMENT Call at E. W. Blossom's and got an eye tester free of charge. 70-d&w Attention! Chcvnllcrnl! You are requested to attend a meeting to be held on Friday evening September 13, at 7:30. Important business will come before the meeting and all members are expected to be present. 79-12 E. J. Jloss, Clerk. See the new ad of N. Carpenter & Co. FULL. GOODS "Which."is more complete than ever toe- iore. His assortment oi Robe Patterils, Side Bands, Stripes and Plaids MICIMRIY street walks in Engle-1 ducted by Hev. E. Brown and Kev. l'.litrif»rn cmlmvlia lu.lnir l.Murl Ui l.'ult 7Af t.lli.1 tlity,- New Traveler. My stock of cigars and tobacco is not-| to be beaten by uny in this city. The entire stock is new and is worthy of inspection by the lovers of the weed. Give me a call aud I can show this to bo a fact. BRUCE KISSEL, 75 to Opposite N. Carpenter's. InterHtnte KxpoHltton, t'liicaeo. III*. On September 12th, 14th, 21st and 20tb, and October 3d, r.th, 12th, 17th and inth the C. B. & Q. H. II. will sell excursion tickets to Chicago at one and one-third fare for round trip,'plits twenty-live cents for admission ticket, limited, going, to dato of sale; return inp, to' and including the following Monday. Well done with good materials for larper's, Century and all other magazines and periodicals. Fine binding for works issued in parts. All kinds of blank books made to order and sat- afaction guaranteed. Fine lea her work a specialty. WM. BOEHNEU, GAZETTE Ollice Serges, Mohairs, Oroadclothes, Flannels, &c., In all the New Shades at Lowest Prices! Wool Dress Flannels Best stock of Black Dress Goods in Whiteside Oounty. He is! also showing many bargains in other departments of his mamoth stock. CALL AND SEE. •Mr. and Mrs. Clark B. Powell ard son Albert returned yesterday from a long visit In Iowa. —Dr. F. W. Gordan has returned from New England where he spent a month renewing associations about his boyhood home. —A surprise party was .made on John Autnent last evening by his family and friends, the occasion being his 52nd birthday. —Mra. M. P. Bundy and daughters, Misses May and Lulu, from Kansas City, are here for a few days, at Mr. Smith Conklln's. — Tne brick sewer is being pushed as fastaa possible, and will be completed east as far as Avenue A by Saturday night. —John B. Conner left yesterday afternoon for St. Louis to accept a position in the office of the Keystone branch warehouse. —Lincoln Canton meets tonight, and as there Is Important business to be transacted it is hoped that all members will make an effort to attend. —Amos Beeves, the invalid soldier, who has been sick at S. S. Luken's in Bock Falls for several weeks, nas been taken to the Soldier's Home at Quincy. —At the fireman's tournament held at the Mt. Carroll fair last Wednesday Savanna took first money. Fulton and Mt. Carroll teams were also contestants. —The canning factory in this city is receiving more tomutoea than ever before, in fact, more than it can handle. The factory will no doubt have to be enlarged next year. —A party confuting of N. P. Wilson, George D. and H. L. John, of Jordan, atarted this morning on a drive tjo Clear Creek, Putnam county, about 80 miles south of here. —The Amboy reunion cloaed yesterday with apeechea by a number of prominent men. The camp lire on Wednesday night waa largely attended and quite interesting. —John W. Platt, who has been attending closely to office dutiea at the Sterling Mfg. Co. for seven years, left this morning for Philadelphia, to spend aeveral montha in relaxation. —George A. Ellis, of the firm of Howland & Ellis, of Beaton, arrived here last night and will begin laying track for the street railroad, aa soon at the rails arrive. The rails were shipped from Philadelphia some time ago and are expected here daily. — Dbcon Sun: Father Green, formerly Father Tracy's assistant in the charge of St. Patrick's church in this city, and who waa sent by the bishop from Dixon to Bookford, baa been given charge oJ the Catholic church, at Bochelle. Father Carr, of Belvidere, becomes Father Green's successor at Bockford. • ' —Spend your money among home institutions, where yoa stand a chance to get it back again, Eveiy dollar you spend with a stranger is gone forever. Every dollar you spend with home men finds Its way back Into your pock- etr A dollar spent here goes to build up your town. Figure the thing down floe *nd you wilt iiud you loss* money by fcuyiag *w»y from hocae, »T»M it built that way, with rounded curbs and walks. —Supt. Bkelly, for the Weatinghouu^ Electric Light Co., took Dveof his force over to Batavia this morning to begin the construction of an electric light plant for street lighting in that city. The Westinghouse seems to be coming into quite popular favor. Mr. Skelly says he has been delayed some in com- •pleting the plant here, on account of the non-arrival of materials, but ex* pects to get through with tho work hero in about two weeks. —The government has spentgl.OOO.OOO this year in the improvement of the Mississippi river from St Paul to Keokuk, including the construction of dams at Cassville and Bellevue and the removal of a ledge of rock below Brownsville. Two hundred snatjs were removed last month. Fourteen steamers and lifty barges are in the vicinity of St. Paul, and between LaCrosse and Lake Pepin one steamer and thirty barges, besides four contractor" boats. —Dr. Jenkins, the smooth Freeport divine, who recently resigned his pastorate of the Presbyterian church, at Freeport, and who took so prominent a part in the Presbytery meeting which expelled the Bev. Conde, of Bockford, for attacking wearers of low neck dresses, was seea smoking _a_ fragrant cigar in the Holland HOUSP, at Bock- ford, by a Star reporter, on Wednesday. He no doubt found as much solace from Cuba's favorite prodact as other mortals do. —The 34th Illinois survivors at Amboy met on the grounds on Wednesday and elected officers as follows: President, B. F. Dysart, Franklin Grove; vice president, Mr. Blchmond, Franklin Grove; secretary, TL. L. Johnson,' Sterling. A committee of three was appointed to confer with the members of the regiment living in Kansas and Nebraska, in regard to holding a regimental reunion at some point where all those living in the west could attend. —An exchange says: Every growing ambitious town ia composed of three elements; those who work patriotically, vigorously and intelligently for its advancement; those who are in a state of apathy or indifference, and those who are always taking delight in discouraging the efforts of others by ridicule and a persistent denial that any progress can be or-has-been accomplished, and by boasta of every other town except their own. The last class are called croakers, but they are really something worse for their opposition does not arise simply from despondency, but from that unenviable spirit that will neither act itself nor suffer others to act. —The Boston Beacon thinks it would not be in the least surprising to hear at an early date of active negotiations for the consolidation of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy and Manitoba roads. Their consolidation would settle all the vexed Chicago Burlington & Northern question, aud would create in the northwest the largest and strongest railroad corporation in the world. Possibly the trip which President Perkins recently took over the Chicago, Burlington & Northern, und which gave rise to the rumor that the Chicago, Uurliogton & North- Kta had Uitm putcluwiHl. may have IiaJ for *» obj«et the curytag out of nogo- UwMwg to Uaa twiwoltdalion —The legislature, in its last session, amended the law in regard to weights and measures, so that sections 7_ and _8 shall read as below. It went into effect July 1,1889: ."• SUCTION VII. Whenever any of tho following articles shMl be contracted i'or, or sold, or delivered, and no special contractor agreement shall be made to the contrary, the weight per bushul or barrel, -or divisible merchantable quantities of a barrel shall be as follows: POUNDS. Wheat Hour, per barrel.., IHO Wheat ilour, per half barrel US Wheat ilour. per quarter barrel sack -I!) Wheat flour, per eighth bbl. suck.-.24 Y* Corn meal, per bushel sack 4S Corn meal, per half bushel sack 'M Corn meal, per quarter bushel sack, la Stone coal, per bushel...... 80 Unslacked lime, per bushel 80 Corn in the ear, per bushel '.'. 70 Wheat, per bushel 00 Irish potatoes, per bushel 00 White beans, per bushel CO Clover seed, per bushel 60 Onions, per bushel • 57. Shelled corn, per bushel 50 liye, per bushel Oil Flax seed, per bushel 50 Sweet potatoes, per bushel • 55 Turnips, per bushel 55 Fine salt, per bushel 55 Buck wheat, per bushel 52 Coarse salt, per bushel so Barley, per bushel .^. • .__.•_• 48 Castor beans, per bushel. .VV..... '. • .40 Timothy seed, per bushel 45 Hemp seed, per bushel 44 Malt, per bushel •• ; !8 Dried peaches, per bushel™ -JU Oats, per bushel. 32 Dried apples, per bushel 24 Bran, per bushel • -° Blue grass seed, per bushel. 14 Hair, (plastering) per bushel 8 SECTION V1U. Whoever, in buying any of the articles of property mentioned in the preeoedine section, shall take any greater number of pounds thereof to the bushel, or barrel, or divisible merchantable quantity of a barrel, or in selling any of said articles,shall give any less number of pounds thereof to the bushel or barrel, or divisible merchantable quantity of a barrel than is allowed by said section, with intent to g.iin an advantage thereby, except where expressly authorized so to do by special contract or agreement to that effect, shall be liable to the party injured In double the amount of the property so wrongfully taken or not Riven and 810, in addition thereto,'to here- covered in any form of action, in any court of corcpetent jurisdiction. •the- Orickct At the Academy next Monday even ing. -Buy a seat early and get a ladies ticket free before they are all gone Only 10 and 20 cents to see a 50 cent show. Kotlee. Having returned from my vacation lam better prepared than ever to do all kinds of cleaning and dyeing at ray old stand. Respectfully, 78-tO A. MAHKS. Choice potatoes 25c per bu. at L. 17. | Johnson's. 75 i(» Beautiful stock of millinery goods at the Hock Falls millinery store. Cull and see it. Dill & Co. 70-tf PEOPLE'S COLUMN tar-V/e frill Insert threo linen In tills col--«* iimn one time for 10 eents, or for 40 uents a we-eK- Kach additional line will bu S orlitn a single Insertion, or 16 cents a week. WANTKI». I Only TO cents for J fines \ \nnder this Heading. I W ANTED—A competent b'iicksmlth to tiike charge of Hn established business. In- 'iulr« this week of (ieo. W._(',liamberlln,_78 : tt _ W ANTED—A good show case, from six to elKht feet l"iiK, suitable for cigars. Bruce ICIsso,, No 17 W. Third street. "5-tG \\ TAN 1'ED—Agents on our popular book "So^ clal Dynamite;" or ll\e "Wickedness of TT ciai Dynamiie; or me : wicKeuu..,- -. Modern Society," by T. DeWItt TalmaKe. For terms and c-rculars address (ilobe 1'ublls Ing Co., -107 Dearborn street, Chicago. 75-td W ANTED—A pood girl for general housework. Good pay. Applj at 721 lx>cust street. 75-tt OF "\\TANTKI1—Two girls—one di'h-washer and VV one illiilng-riMini girl. Apply two doors north of Mayimrd'8 livery barn. 74-11 Damon and Pythias At Wallace Opera. House, Thursday, Sept. 10. Free I A handsome crayon portrait free. For a short time we are going to boom and advertise otir business by giving to every purchaser of (if teen dollars worth of goods a line large crayon portrait, framed in a heavy Gilt and Bronze Frame. There is not a family but possesses some picture of Father, Mother, Brother'or Sister, which they : would lika to have reproduced in a life-like and durable manner. Call at once and see specimen at our store. 7013 N. CAKPKNTEK & Co. FOR SAI.K. Only 10 cents for J lines under this Heading. niJU 8 A Lit-Hook siise, dresser, chairs, etc. ' Address', L. M., this office, • SU-li!" IjHiK HALK—Good Iowa, Nebraska Kan.sas Jj hind, stuck of gomls. liusiness places for sale ftinl exchange. Frank VV. Walzer, Academy of Music, Koom'l • TO U 1 1UK HAUC—Some choice I'lirtrlUce Cochin elik'keim. Inquire of E. E. Sliectz, No. 10 K. Third Street. 75-" Oll SAIjE—A Jersey heifer, IS months old. liy registered bull. Kuneuu 8e;iU!9. 75-tt Arabian Koirtls And female minstrels eray to morrow night. : at the Acad- 15 and 50 cents. 'IjlOU SALIC—One lunch counter, show case -C iitul Nix atools. Emi .Ire of duo. W. Ohum- lM>rlln, ortt. A. Hyde. - — .7i-tt,. £ 1()lt BAI.K—A lurKUln. In three line resl- du'nces in 4th wurd. Inquire, of I. 1. Hush. Ul-ti ~V6U MAkK OK TKAWB. Only 10 cents for J lines under this Heading. 1/10K HA.LB OK TltADK-Aa Improved farm J? of 'Ml acres,near Uayward,Iowa. \Villt4ike laud herein payment. VV. M. Dillon. 77 W l.OIST. •=»«!* y« *& I.lMt of Patents. Granted to citizens of Illinois for the week ending Sept. 10th reported through the law office of O.K. 'Duffy 007 7th street, WashinRton, D. C. : E. Benjamin, South Kvanston, molding cutter. IdaM^_J3erry, _8ulllvan, meat and vegetable chopper. H. D. Blakemore, Moline, disk harrow. K. H. Dale, Lake View, cuff holder. E. P. Edwards, Sterling, foot guard for railway tracks. H. W. Farley, Urbana, boot jack. F. W. Hoefer, Freeport, curry comb. G. Jaquitb, Sailor Springs, support for spinning spindles. B. Kellogg, Peoria, car brake. J. KUngensmith, Springfield, center rest for lathes. S. Martin, Peoria, doubletree attachment. N. D. Mertz, Plum Biver, refrigerator. J. Munton, May wood, manufacturing rolled rings or tires. H. A. Wills, Brighton Park, manufacturing horseshoe nails. v Attention! Citizens 1 The citizens of Sterling and vicinity are invited to meet the City Council and the Library Board at the'Council Chamber next Saturday evening at 7:::o o'clock, to arrange for the proper celebration of the opening of the City Building, and the completion of the Street Hallway, the Electric Light Sys tern, etc. A full attendance of our citizens is earnestly requested. J. 11. LAW HENCE, Mayor. September 12,1880. "Frank Linden" Has not cancelled, as some people ha"vefep6rted7burwiirbe here Thursday and Friday. Next week "Daraom and Pythias"—"Son of Monte Cristo.' E. W. Blossom has taken the agency of the "I. C." brand Spectacles and Eyeglasses. These spectacles aredif ferent from ordinary glasses, in tha 1 the lenses are ground from a Frencl Tinted Crystal that shuts out the chem ical aud heat rays of light, making then very soothing to the eyes. Be sure aud try thorn, see that that trade mark "I. c." is on every lens. "O-J&w Bargains in pianos, organs and sewing machines, alao pianos and organs to rent at Jus. Hardeu's. 75tOw* Only to cents for 3 lines under tliis Heading. > memorandum hook ,f, ...,* „. . .lira for first wei-k In itii few personal names. Finder L OST—A black covered foiituluinu list ot K»l please leave at Uitt UAKKTTB ofllce. Only 10 cents for J fines under tliis Heading. jMNANCIAI.-Money to loan-?l,500 at 0 per j cunt.,ou farm security. I. I. Hush. Hock Kails. 32-M. TRADE MARK feirry In cut gl&u, vluk threaded gtjsa, old gold, blue »ud ruby t'l'tas, mounted on all Ihe usw and dainty tilver plated K, W, liioasom. Xo 13 K. strwi. "A Lot of Chestnuts." "Lady of Lyons," ' Ingoinar," u Motit« < Cristo," "Son of Monta Cristo," and Uftinon and I'ythias, but Friiuk; l.ttuicn ami conip&uy art) coming wxt woek •*uti p'ay suvoe «J Iheus Thunxlay *wi , Wslttti tin* O. and O. TEA The Choicest Tea Ever Offered, ABSOLUTELY PURE. A MOST PEUCIOOS HKVKIUOE. TBY IT. lot viU »«7er CM 117 slier. CiiUtj »or« nrtes. Yt is U'o Ui<at*"'T OniTii*. I.jr*y. picked frura the tx'«t v'' 11 ''- 1 -'-" 11 * " ll(l i uiiriihtt-t a atutDlutHy puro eml lr> .1 11 ..--n all tu!ulb-ralliir.i «w colorluu ni&ll^r. lit" p.-*" '.up « ai» !ii'n:ii>Un*lly tfeaK^u ftml WArmntitt full wt-u'tit. It U luuto ecou oiutcal m UBO tliauUiit lu\v«tr gnulen. Oriental & Occidental Tea Co., LTds, " ' i-i. w.
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