Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on September 20, 1889 · Page 2
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Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois · Page 2

Sterling, Illinois
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Friday, September 20, 1889
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OABSTXR. fet*-«<i st Hit P.--» ss SlwnJ-Clui litter. FRIDAY. SF.JTEMBKR 30, Uncoln'n Soatriern Policy. Tlie 5!.-igazine of American History publfshes a very interi'stiiiR paper by Robert Stiles, on Prosiilont Lim*.n'a plan for tho restoration to the Union of the southern states at the close of the war. Mr. Stiles first corrects Borne errors tbst hare crept into Admiral Porter's picturesque "Incidents of tlie Civil War." Admiral Porter is nothing if not picturesque. President Lincoln's idea of the restoration policy to be pursued towards the acnjthern states is to be gathered from •what he said and did with reference to Virginia. April 4, after the capture of BIchmond, Lincoln went up tho" James river to that city on the gunboat Mai- Tarn. On board the steamer Judge J. A. Campbell, a distinguished citizen of Virginia, visited him to see what terms exraldbe obtained for his state. In a ' long and friendly conversation, the president gave Judge Campbell a paper, whereon he had noted the indispensable conditions, on which he thought the states might be readmitted to the Union without fuss or delay. The conditions were: As to peace, I have said before, and now repeat, throe things are iudlspensable: The restoration at the national authority throughout nil thu statea. No receding br the executive of the United gtatet on the slavery question from tin- position kgauraed thereon In tho lato annual message to eongrwK, and In preceding documents. No cessation of hostilities short of an end of hoettlUOca and tuo disbanding of all forces bostile to th* government. Then he told Judge Campbell he had been meditating a practical plan. It was for the Confederate legislature of Virginia to come together and vote to restore Virginia to the Union and disband her Confederate^ ^soldiers. The Idea pleased his' kindly 7 Toul. He said: "I want the very legislature that has been sitting up yonder." Ho remarked '"'<£ C:v.:r- 0 ~ "T^»t-7-n:;P.i!ly" Smith, bend of the defunct Confederate state government: "I want that old game cock back here." Lincoln's plan was only too gladly agreed to by Judge Campbell. Gen. "Weitol was present during the conversation. Campbell returned to Richmond laid Lincoln to City Point and Washington. Campbell issued a call to the legislature, which was published in The BWimond Whig April 12 and 13. But In Washington Secretary Stanton disapproved utterly of Lincoln's easy way of restoring the Union. It would never do, be sad others said, to restore the government through the medium of rebel or- ganisations. The terms for the return ' to the Union should be dictated by the Federal government alone, when and how it pleased. At length the president was forced to recede from hia favorite policy. April 18 Gen. Ord, then commanding the Union force at Richmond, issued an order prohibiting the assembling of the legislature according to the call. April 14 Lincoln was assassinated, and -the late Confederate. States were thereafter reconstructed instead of being restored. K. T., a former rector of ( j»<-ip>>I r-him'h, of St-'-vHnK, {!:<< Hov. IX A. Stanford, at vices to ho bold ia (Jrac** chorch Sunday at 10:45 a. m. and 7:r,o p. m, .. —Th4»«TV*irt(w>r9 made a slight mis- tab o in locating tbo north iitfihi in the Northwestern yard, petting it about eleven inches too near the train shed. A portion of the long platform ia bein« cut off and the track is being moved south. —Damon and P\t.hiaa waa presented to a well filled gallery Bt the Wallace Opera last night. Mr. LlrnJon's acting is excellent and he hna Rood support in the piece. Tonight, the Bon of Monte Cristo, sequel to the Count of Monte Cristo, will be given, at low prices. —The Clinton News gives the following regarding the races at the De Witt, Clinton county, Iowa fair, now in progress: Some good races were given, there being three in all. The first was a three minute race with four starters, best three beats in five. Orson J of Sterling taking three straight beats. Time.2:34J£. In this race William O and Mollie K collided, slightly Injuring the driver, Mr. Smith, of Prophetstown. Heia the same man who drove McGregor Boy, the horse which dropped dead at the Maquoketa fair. It.waa a good race, however, Orson J doing some good work. In the free-for-all there were three starters, Maud Howe of Prophetatown, winning three straight heats out of five. Time, 2:35. The running race was one mile and repeat la which there wore four starters. Brick Pomeroy won in 1:54. Thia was the best race of the afternoon, the colored gentlemen with bis Iowa Jones coming in quite close behind Pomeroy. To show the : . ?! I w 11 LA Will! •ionium Line of" tlie Oity. Ladies' Fall weight Swiss Ribbed Vests 38c, actnal value 50 cents. Dozen 50 DOM Dozen Russian Tree Members of the Forestry association and others interested in re-clothing our treeless regions with green may take a leeson from theRussiuns in Central Asia. There a district once world famous for its fertility is now a tract of shifting sanda. Through this tract the Russian "engineers'ore building the Transcaspian railway, and along the track they construct they are planting trees. One growth, a heavy, knotty brierwood, the aaxaul, grows in these deserts, and its heavy roots hold tho sand. Great plantations of this are being set out, with the expectation that at length its growth will gather soil which will support other and finer vegetation. Saxaul furnishes the chief fuel of the country, but the natives are now being indue*! to use petroleum refuse and K'l the trees stand.- In time it i» expected this desert will be again a rich and well timbered soil. My»terlou» Stranger* Carry off Trniunro from a Connootlant Graveyard. Ever since the recent heavy rains woiked deep gullies in the old roads in the vicinity of Lordships farm in this township and a number of gold coins of ancient date were found, thero. has been great excitement over what is supposed to be a clew to Capt. Kidd's buried treasures^ Searching parties have been organized and all the old stories relative to the hiding place of tlie wealth of the bold buccaneer have been revived and have become the chief topic of conversation. Tlio Etc 1 !'" th- 1 '. t-'>":oV.r. ilonnson vnult in tho Episcopal burying ground near the village was made the 'ri-ceptaclo of vaat treasures on tho return of Kidd from one of his expeditions seemed to be the most probable, and the stranuo performances which have taken place there for a few nights back strengthen the belief of the majority of the villagers that a searcl is being carried on, if really tho treasure has not been found and carried away. A few nights ago a cab was seen to drive up to the gateway of tho cemetery about midnight, and'two men left it and went into the yard. They returned in about an hour and drove away. No importance was attached to this incident, but when tho same thing was repeated the following night, and it became known, the town was all excitement. Rumors of body snatching, and of the discovery, of tho treasure and its removal by night were flying thick and fast. The • cemetery was carefully searched, tho old vault being the thing of particular interest. Nothing was discovered to verify the suspicions, and it was determined to form a vigilance committee and Ho in wait to solve the mystery. The next night found twenty-five men waiting for the mysterious cab and its occupants to appear. At about tho same hour up it drove, and two men entered the cemetery and were lost to view among thee trees. Not a man among the twenty-five lying concealed in tho bushes dared to move, and .in a short time the two men, possibly laden down with gold and jewels, emerged from the cemetery, and entered the cab. The driver, who all this time had sat upon tlie box as motionless as tho marble post at tho entrance of the cemetery, whipped up his horse, and disappeared in tho darkness. Tbe next night fresli recruits were added to the party, but tho cab and its mysterious occupants did not put in an appearance. A search through the cemetery failed to show .any signs of the visit. The rusty fastenings of the old Johnson vault were in the same position as they had been for over 200 years. There is a strong belief among the older inhabitants that the treasure has actually been found and carried away in the cab.—Stratford (Conn.) Telegram. Extra Fine and Fleecy Merino Vests at 50 cents. Ladies' Fine Sanitary Wool "Vests and Pants at $UO, worth $2.00. . Gent's Fall Weight Shirts and Drawers at 25c each. Scotch Grey Donhle Chested Shirts at 50c, Draw- to match. Scarlet Shirts and Drawers, at 75c each. Sanitary Wool Drawers and Shirts, double chested, at $1.15. carry <lie I ..nrgest Stoclz oi" Yarns, Blankets, Flannels, 25 Dozen ii Dozeo 3K ver Sliown in Sterling:. ortcd by tlie Emotional Young Actress MILWAUKEE BttK, ' 'Sriret" "E,r»nrt." "<>n" and "Lager Veer." (Also the "Beat" Tonic extract, nf malt and hops) WAUKEGAN ALE AND PORTER, in kf-gs and cp.sea. Opposite 0. B. & Q. Depot, lj(?<-n<«t Wtrppt, or! 1 ! <: of . ,!r-.rmif> i^rrbf . A'TuI'lvit Vf <"" mm-r^M" , . n,..-clicr, drf-niiM!it, fibov" numc,', hnvsm: her-n filr-cl in iheoHino i;f the H'.-rk i>f h"> Cin-nit Cmirt of \V l-.iiflM'tn (JoTiniy «*d ^ ! "« of Jliinoi", noticf. it lir-n-liy L'i 1; (<» '-" '•'" ""'- .Tcnnio Kcf-rlicr, th;tt thf nhovft n».m<"J ("!;n : mid *hnt f> summons !!:<>rem>on i"5Uivi mi. said prairt nraiTiM I ho niio-i' nnniod dcf.-iu nnf, r.'.timmb!" on llio flv*t d'ty of thi> tor of the. On-raii Cimrt uf paid Comity, to ti hc'lrt lit. the f'ourt HOHHP in Morri»on, nicfi Vh;t«-iiinOonnty, on thy third M outlay k-tober, (I'-W) nnia by ltv.Y r^'iiiri'i md which Hui't. IR Pfill prmlmtr. LVriiKN K. Tv'TTl.i;, -. Cironit I'.lork. A CHANGE. SUCCESSORS TO O. A. Oliver. BOOKS, STATIONERY and Wall Paper. A GLANCE A. W. BAEK. OFFICE OVEK Oetiing&r's Clorliing Store. Female and «;hll<lB-en"M Nprclalty. Throrgh our stock of clotlis be a revelation to yon. Enough of the extremely fashionable in fancy plaids to meet the tasto 01 those who care to wear them. Plenty of the plain solid colored for dress and old age, with a great variety of the neat, quiet things that most men choose. The attractiveness of onr goods is mirrored in the radient smiles oi onr patrons, and shown in their tasteful apparel. JACOB EISELE* Merchant Tailor 8Mn3 Peoples" Favorites! atch for our Big Dress Goods sale,- commencing 3^EprLcLa,3T, Septem.Toer Never before and never again will such BARGAINS be offered to the public as we shall offer next week. -NEW YORK STORE, Always the Cheapest. Academy of Music Block -Metropolitan Oonipanyof Acknowledged Artists. Thursday, John Banner's Sublime Masterpiece in 5 Acts, DAMON PYTHIAS. If you want to bo rich go into the baking powder business; that is, if you can get ainarket for your wares. Tlie American people buy ?25,000,000 worth of baking powder every year, which costs the manufacturers less than a third of that. The department of agriculture at "Washington has analyzed a large number of leading powders. They are valuable In proportion as they give off a large proportion of carbonic acid gas, and leave as little alkaline residue as possible. The question of whether baking jjowder fa bad for the health the depart~ ment leaves to the doctors, but^voleaf n~ .- taciduntally that it is not BO very bad rmlfltu it contains alum, which enters Into ita composition too often. Minister Beld'* J'arU afaualon. The home of the American minister and Mrs. Eeid is one of the most magnificent of the private residences of Paris. It was originally the home of tho Countess of Grammont, who was born Mile. Sabatier. The father of tho countess was formerly tho French consul general to Egypt, and he had acquired a vast collection of Egyptian curiosities, which he had caused to be arranged in the vast hall of his splendid hotel, which at his death became tha property of his daughter. It must be confessed that thu hall when our present representative at Paris camo to take up his residence in his new abode was anything but cheerful in ita -aspect._Jt^vas_adorned with mummies It seems that the heterogeneous population of this country ia about to be beautified by a new kind of mix. For the last two month* groups of Syrian peddlers h»v» been landing: at Castle Garden. They come directly here from tlie French port of Marseilles. At first the c-inigra- tioacommiaaiomjrs refused to allow them to land. Bui those who gave hoods that thaf would not become paupers were at teagth allowed to come and stay with UB. They are almost as dark as acgiwe, but lt*va » white maa's features and straight, raven bkick hair. to spite of tha note inadu ubout her lou.4 of farm mortgages, the figures show tbtrt ths tsod mortgage* of Kiwwa* to tally oi)ft-*ixth as luuuh as jw Ohio, Ktttuud ir>»t» to in their cases, with statues of Tsis and Osiris in black basalt, and with cabinets filled with old Egyptian bronzes, pottery, etc., larger pieces of bronze being placed on brackets along the walls. The effect was depressing, not to say funereal. Minister Reid caused all these dusky curiosities to be carefully packed away and has had the walls hung with brocatelle of a crimson ground and figured with a design in deep yellow. Only the iharble sphinxes that decorate the balustrade ends of the grand staircase remain to tell of the Egyptology of the builder of the mansion. Opposite tlie staircase u the door leading to a series of suinptuoua drawing rooms. The smaller sized of these and the first of the suite is paneled with Louia XV groups after Boucher. The grand drawing room ii paneled and fiuuUhed with erituson brocaded &;itiu. Tho coruico ia richly curved and gilt, forming a setting to a {jaiiited culling represMaitiug * cloud flocked sky. In frcmt of tlirs ciMitral window slumls a Iffti awed «t*tw? of lit Wn «>f '1 ri >y, l«v *a Ifcttuui ai tl»t B» in* s*(-^rta<«*ul w* 5fa? ditmig tw i *rt» f i-WF i* r#SBi* o£i« t mat* <) - -\\^^ t,«si*r —A special from Council Bluffs states that on Monday a ragged, 'unknown, nameless tramp performed an act of heroism that puts the Northwestern railroad under the same obligations to him that It was to Kate Shelly, whose memorable exploit, crawling across the Pes Moines river bridge in a terrible storm, five years ago, saved a passenger train from rushing into a washed- out trestle. The tramp was_ walking ••Uong the Northwestern track from that city to Missouri Valley, and while between Crescent City and Honey Creek he found a broken rail on a high embankment where the rpad makes a sharp curve. It was the outside rail next to the river. • One end of the- broken rail turned down and the other projected up several Inches and deflected outward. No train could have gone over It without being thrown from the track. The tramp realized the danger and ran to Honey Creek, next station north of Crescent. The station was three miles away, but he ran the entire distance. It was only a few minutes to the time when the Limited, the heaviest passenger train on the road, was due. He notified the operator and the latter saw the only hope of avoiding a f*ar.ul wreck was to flag the train at Crescent. He tried to do BO but could not raise the operator, who was not at his post, and the train seemed doomed to dash past the station and suffer a terrlb'.e wreck. The Limited makes no stops between Council Bluffs and Mis- aonry Valley and the distance of twenty-three miles is usually made In 80 minutes, a speed of fifty an hour. Agaim the tramp came to the rescue by proposing to take a baud car, run back to the break and flag the train before it reached that point The section foreman was found and the tramp, operator and foreman jumped on the hand car and made the trip. It was down grade and they reached the point just as the flying passenger came In sight less than a mile away. The hand car jamped the track when it struck.- The foreman succeeded in flagging the train and it stopped within a few feet of certain destruction. There were flve heavily laden coaches, and the opinion of the passengers ia that a hundred would have been killed or maimed if it bad not been for the heroic act of the tramp. In tho excitement he slipped away and not even his name could be learned. The train was under charge of Conductor Paine and engineer Phil Pickering. If that tramp can be found he will be liberally rewarded, by the passengers, If not by the company. 5. 5. CftEKDEtt, UKDKB MKW YORK 8TOUR, Is Agent for Applegate's Patent Electric -- Friday, Mr. Lindon's Now Play, The Great Sequel, THE SON OF MOMTE OmSTO. Scenery, vv ardlrotoe, IVe\v Flay, With Gorgeous Scenic Effects. Sale o[ seats at «. 1.. WKUSTZ'. Prices 25 35, and SO o. DAVID J. RAM ACE'S STANDARD. THEATRE CO. Happortlnz the CHARMING IjITTLK ACTBRMS, Miss Blanche Slader. " i t ( in i 'ii\ m " and lleLiitlftireasore. & I'ltlCRM OXI/Y 1O and SJOJ. IteFerved seats for a:ij« at the. muni place without extra chargo - -. (JHANUK OF I'LAV NJG11TIA'. TILE FLOORS AND FIRE PLACE GOODS AT MODKUATK PIIICK8 carry the largest and stock anfl Also, Agent tor the Dr. Gassner and J. A. Burrolt DRY CELL B\1TtRIES, lamDreparedtbput la Door Bells, Burglar Alarms; watchraan'a Detector's and Klectrtc Motors. niont i moot original artUtie and BUS* de- vlgua In Uttit country. We ehall be plenaed to correspond with Intend 1 Inn purchasers or Invite Inspection of our coo* plete Block. We are manufacturers. C»J.LMeyer&SonsCft 307-309 WABASH AVE.. CHICAGO. ILL. All the,lM'iSizej •FwiB 8 x 10 Single , To 34 x CO Double. STRICKLER'S, 0. & N, W. TIME TABLE, Atlantic Ex a Ms-m Sterling PasB...6:35 a. m. Limited Pass. 8^2 a. m. Clinton " .1*5 p. m Denver " 8:40a.m. : GOING WB8T. Paclflu Ex......2:22 K. m. Sterling Foss.8:00 p.m. Limited Pass. 4 KM p. m. OiintonPasa Denver 1:13 p. m. 8J53 " FuBianT TRAINS THAT. CABBY OOINO mj,ST. OOINO WIST, NJ. 18..... ....8.1? p. m. No. S8...« NX «. No. 17..—.. 10 £2 a. in. CaiCiGOBUBLIMN&P.NCYB.F, ^ i aomo EAST. I aoraa WEST. 8 -Passenger 6:30 a.m.|36—Pasienger 1:20 p.m. % -Freight—«:« p.r».|tJ—Freight.—B:0oa.m. . 7U -Passenger-.!) :00 p.m. 36— Passeng tl -Freight — 9:«a-m. 12 -Frelgaf. ABBIVK FROM BAST. ABBIVB FBOK WEST. ger 10 au a.m . ..6^0p.m. Passenger No. 86 connects with trains east and float cm Clinton Branca: with 0. It. I & P. K. K. it Hock Island east and west; with main line f IT Dotnts west. Council Bluffs, Omaha and b< yond and for Kansas City and paints beyond. Chicago Exposition. The Chicago & North-Westem Kail- will, on stated dates, sell tickote to Chicago and retura oa account of the Exposition, which opens Bapteiaber 4th, aod closes October 19lb, at rate of oua fais for the round trip, with 3ft tot adH»is»toJQ tteiet For Well done with good materials for Harper's, Century and all other magazines and periodicals. Fine binding for works issued in parts. All kinds of blank books made to order and satisfaction guaranteed. Fine lea'her work a specialty. WM. BOEJINER, GAZETTE Office Do Not Buy a Light Weight Henrietta; if You do You Will Regret It They are not reliable, they slip and split, the filling having little or no twist, leaves them no strenpth. All our Henriettas are Heavy Weignts. Our 50c quality is the Best Dress Fabric for the money ever shown in Sterling in all the new fall shades, We Have the Only Line oj Priestley §• Co.'s Silk Warp Hen- riettas, Australian Cashmeres, Novelties, fyc. None genuine unless stamped every 5 yds. B. Priestley & Co. 56 in. Turkey lied Damask, warranted Fast Dye, 25c. Sold everywhere at 40c. We have the Finest Stock of Table Linen and Napkin? in Sterling. Three-Fourths Bleached Napkins S1.25 per dozen. Ooll«,t~g* and. i)ev/ T/P I>irecstorie, <8eo. 9 Opened. Cull and see our new double track railway, through truins, fast time, limited. BUTTKRICK'S PATTERNS

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