Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on September 27, 1889 · Page 2
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*~ 1 ' ! ''i-"rs and Louisiana's Ex-Trnasurer in a younc; wo T r;f-n..".M';t!!Pr';! lln'p," cribff! liy Frnrtrpa 1?. .Tamos in Hou-TKr.TT'iNd for Sfptember I T JB f&H » ! B. .59 st«3, ! IP Mr ' sr,7mBJ5WT> BY Of FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 27, iwtl. —Fro*. Bsn Korn »n<J Prof. John Prestitjp leave tcd»y forMarshalltown, je.ffa, to join a quadrille band. —Now is the time of yenr when the boy goes hunting and drags his gun throngh the fence by the muzzle or looks down the barrel to see, if it is loaded; and the coroner anxiously waits far an order. —S. W. Mounts i? now in Chicago end waa seen there by a Sterling party a few days ago, and related that he had been very unfortunate in the Duluth fire..loaing everything but his children. He was In Chicago looking up a location. —A croquet player writes asking if it Is permissible, when two balls are lodged against a fence, for the player whose turn it !• to play, to move his ball away from the fence to knock it, and leave the other there, this giving him a chance to make an arch ? A cro- ' quet player consulted on the subject iiya. No. —A m<in named Adam Ridle, while in a rather boozy condition, got on Con- .ductor Parlow's east bound passenger at th« €. & N. W.depoUhis afternoon, and attempted to run the train, it is supposed. The conductor put him off near Locust Street and Ridle began throwing stones at Parlow. Officer Howard arrested Ridle and put him in the city jail. —The Swiss Bell Ringers are to appear at the Wallace Opera House on next Wednesday evening, Get. 2nd. The advance manager was here today and had his artist paint signs for the show on all the Wallace Opera House billboards. With the show is a child's band, which makes a street parade. The well known Dayton musical family SB also with the bell ringers. The bell rfngerR have been bflre before and Ifive» good musical entertainment.-"—Clinton News: Engineer Dan White 'goes to Chicago today, accompanied by other Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, to witness the working of thirty candi- datea iu the order there tonight—It is rumored that he ia to be waylaid at Sterling by Nobles Johnson and Wilson, who have .concluded to get even with him for some of his practical j okea with them, while on this trip, or forever give up the g h-o-s-t. If our Dan gets through this time with an unsullied character, uninjured anatomy and unbllalered conscience he will be entitled to a crown—20 shillings. . —Observers In many of the cities blessed with shade trees have noticed that those trees near electric lights have been blighted by '.something, and for the lack of some nore apparent cause, the trouble is ascribed to the electric lights. Arboriculturists say that the trees need darkness as much M men need sleep. There seems to be some reason in supposing that the nearness of the electric lights is the cause of the drooping of the trees, for similar trees, not exposed to any other illumination than that of the sun, have cot been affected in any way, and are bright and strong. —Dixon Telegraph: A citizen of.the eaat end of the county has become tired of matrimony; strange as it may appear to those who have tasted of its joys. He will have no more of it. H e intends no longer to monkey with matrimony. Yesterday he dropped into the county cjerk's office and marching up to Deputy Arvine Hyde demanded A divorce. The clerk suggested that he •ngage a lawyer. "Didn't you give me the marriage license; why can't you give me a divorce ?" was the reply. If there are any extra divorces scattered about the court house uncalled for this man should have one right now —The new brick sidewalk on the north of Dr. J. P. Anthony's office is completed. It is much lower than the walk formerly there was, and much nearer grade. The plank walk on the east side of the office is about two feet above the new walk, and is connected with it by a eonveuieat step. There has been some slight complaint that the new walk ia not at exact grade, and thatitiflso far above the city hall walks as to not look well. Some parties kavo blamed the c^tj engineer for teat. Dr. J. P. Anthony informed a re* porter that bis walk was built a few Inches above grade by permission of members of the streets and alleys committee, so that there would not be such a fall from the high walk on the east side of the building to the new walk. —Milan News: The Hennepin canal surveyors under command of Chief JLiijenerantz, have been over at Sand ' ear's Landing. They, are the same party ftaat were there surveying for the canal foot years ago. They announced that tiiis is to be the last farewell survey. Th»y surveyed Rock river from Sand- si's ItatMJfog to Milan. The canal will ent«c Shadow Lake, thence to Bock river, thenae to Milan, and to the con- fiueaoe ot Rock river with the Hiasis- sJppS—aiileas some other route may be eh*saa to tha terrainua, This is about m reM»hl$ information as aay man can praears. Mr. Sscdsra, with whom the fnftj boarded, whil« survsyiug SB that iOjj&iitf, IMurms na that Chief Llljaia- jutmttz i* v«7 a&ogaicte that the cana) «3& fee imilt aed Uist it will be begun •WttW. : „ THAT MILLION DOLL AB BOHD STEAL Srs-me TriuiiuctlotM Th-it Will n<-<lnlr« » J>«M of rij.lRtintlon—Tl:«l Saiprrtctl TT- OfTlrlnl C. 1 *- 1 '* 1 * from I,om3on Tlmt HP •Will ST«!i>t thn Chnigr" ° s s "°" B * Hri <>n ._FR<'t* Thnt Aro SMifnlflcnnt of Vary Crooked rrnrrn'.Iiisti In omen. NEW OP.I.EASS, S'pt. 27.—Certain flnte- ments ivlntin;: to the big loin! s'.vimilo ra- cently unonrt'Dc.l in this state having boon rnhlfil to eT-Slats Troaiurer Burki>, now in London, E iRlnml, Burks roplief that it is Impossible to attempt any explanation respecting statormnts ot this character, of which lie is ignorant, touching ir.ntten of years ago. Ho then shows how tho apparent discrepancies might eiht in the piyniant of coupons which are not always presented when due. In conclusion ho says: "If I abandon my business here I will losa the result of sir months' struggle. Thi day the papers «r« signed releasing m9 from the trait? of eity in this country nnd yonrisr women ont of ems'loymenl desiring to earn money in an honorable and useful par- suit will do well to givfit attention. ifil\ j s.;.' >' 5 others I will sail for I^uisiani. f "uold myself solely and individually responsible for every art of tho office, and no person should for an instant bs permitted to boar a shadow of criticism on its account." The MnJ«r Not Surprised. Attorney General Rogers being inter- riewed, irtid he did not think that Maj. Burke was surprised by tho disclosures. When the affairs of his offies were examined by a legislative committee, and his books r. 1 ported to bi correct, Maj. Burke naturally felt relieved. He mnst havs known, how ever, that the matter would not end there, but that the dofalcntion in his ofBoe must eventually become known. He further stated that a state warrant, which had been paid long ago, was recently presented for payment again, and it was found that Burke hod himself given the warrant to a bank as collateral for a loan. One of thn Crooked Tr»n«actlon», Th' attorney general further stfited that he had information fiat during Maj. Bnrke's occupancy of the treasurer's offlci an insurance company had deposited a number of state bonds for the security of local policy holders, as required by law. Shortly after Mr. Pipes became treasurer this company, desiring to go ont of business, applied for tho roturu of their bondt Mr. Pipes took from the vaults tha package of bonds credited to the company, but the officers of the latter refusid to rec?ivo it, claiming that it did not contain tha bonds which they had deposited.._Hio_bpnds deposited were ot the denomination of $1,003,whileThose returned were $100 bonds. Tliero was som3 differ- once in tho value of the bonds, and the company wanti-d its own securities. The mittor was called to the attention of Maj. Burke, aiul he made good tho . difference by givitig_ his chpfk f or f 17« :~~" 7 - : " ; " -'' - : '~ -'Thin Will Wn Hiiril to ItZpUln. Judge W. P. Stanslwrry, who was for some time engaged with ei-Troafiurer Burke in a business capacity, makes a statement showing that some years ago he negotiated for Maj. Burke, nt-diffcront times,- loans amounting to thousands of dollars, always depositi-ig as collateral state bonds handed to him by Maj. Burke for that purpose. In the first transactions, made in 1884 and 1885, the numbers of tho bonds wore kept Comparing them with the numbers now published by Treasurer Pipes as fraudulent, he finds that among the bonds handled by him there were nearly $20,000 fraudulent After the first few transactions he did not keep the numbs™, because Burke told him it was not .necessary, as he (Burke) had them. To many of these bonds overdue coupons were attached. "A few loans of small amounts were made by sortia of the brokers and in two or three instances by cotton firms of the city. The transactions with tl.s bimks wero with the heads of the institutions. The bonds were iu every instance accepted without question, no word beins uttered to excite suspicion that they were not regularly issued and valid obligations of the state. As such I issnod them, and I had no doubt of their validity until the recent disclosures." Mr. Stansbsrry'g statement shows that Treasurer Burke as for back as 1H84 was using the bonds then in his keeping as state treasurer as -collateral in borrowing money for his own use. THE I.FADINO article in the Octobnr Forum IB a review of the political situa- tioa iu Europe, by Prof, Emi'.o do Lave- leye, of the University of Liege. Senator S. M. Cullom, of Illinois, writes an elaborate article to show that protection is of greater benefit to the farmers than to any other class. Mr. Thomas James, who was Postmaster General under President Arthur, pointa out the reforms that are now greatly needed, such as the cheapening of ocean-postage and of the rate of money-orders. Mr. Edward Wakefleld, a member of the Australian Parliament, writes from his experience as politician about the ballot system which several of our States have adopted. Prof. F. W. Tausalg, of Harvard, explains in detail the workings of compulsory insurance of employees in Germany. Bishop Huntington, of the diocese of Central New York, under the title of "A Drawing-Room Homily," makes a keen an O f • • ^ . I'd MILWAUKEE BEER, B. PRIESTLEY <& Co's SILK WARP "Varnished Board," Every 5 yards marked I>. Priestley & Co. We place on sale THIS » s fief erf "J'.vpor/" find "L(ittcrR?rr." (A Ian tho '.')si'!'t" Tonic extract of mall flTld tlOp3) WAUKEG\N ALE AND PORTER, in kr-ga an.! 3,",vit of tin-' non-rf'-vi ' of ^ C'> Opposite 0 B. & Q. Ilepnt, 1'jornnt Htrnrt., A CHANGE. CHICAGO. Sept 85. Quotations on tho board of trade to-day were as fo'lowa: Wheat—No. 2 Bentembar, opened 81Hc. close! KJc; October, opened 80c, closed K!?io: December, opened Kfta, clowd f4-%-Hc. Cora—No. 2 8«ptember, opened 31%c, close! olMJo; October, opened 3l%v, closed 8 KO: May, opened 3d9ic, closed '&%-%£. Oats—No. 2 September, opened 19Mc. closed ll%c; October, opened IdVic, closed 1'J^c: May. opened an! closed 2.%c. Pork—October, opened 811,00, closed 811.03; November, opened SUfc.'H, closed $8.00; January, oi>ened and closed JU.fffHi. 'Lard —October, opened SO DC, closed $0.10. Live stock— The Union Stock Yards reports the tollowinz range «l prices: Hogs—Market openel fairly nctlvo, with best grades 6c higher, common lots tusy; light gridoa, $4.06 - rough packing. *3.75S> : 1.85; mixed lots, ; heavy par. <in* and shipping lota, . Cuttle—Market slow; good to choice flrm. J4.:K®l.O(h, poor to fair dullJ*3.0) ®8.UO: tows. SUWS-3.(», etockers and feeders, fitttffS.ttl; -Texan- ste;-rs,— E.'i.lOSi.'UO,—Bboep —Market Htea'ly: native muttons, 83-MSl 4.60; Texas and western sheep, $3.70©i.lO, lambs, 8t.rjO@3.7i. Produce: Butter-Fancy Elgin creamery, SB 0J5!c per Ib; fine dairy. lH®19c; packing stock, 7H®8c. Eggs-Strlctly fresh, 18ai8'-4o per doz. Poultry—Llvo Uoni, 7'^gH por Ib; roosters 6c' turkeys, B310c; ducks 8c. Potatoes— KOcperbbl. Applos-St.«*ai.lK) p ar bbl alysls of the frivolities of fashionable life. Prof. William T. Harris, the new United States Commftoioner of Education, reviews the system of state socialism explained in Edward Bellamy's "Looking Backward." The Forum Publishing Co., 253 Fifth avenue,N. Y. GO cents a number; 85 a year. Beal Kutato Transfer*. Eugene Foates to R H Bamsdell lots in Sterling, 8375. E H Nevitt to Mary E David, lots in Albany, 8500. " Frank M Henwood to Jas B Hesse, lots in Erie, 3400. Jas W Mathews to Nathaniel Roll- insbead, land in Newton, 81200. Jas M Winters to Susan M Wecidell, tots in Coleta, 8100. Jas M Winters to Charles Weddell lots in Coleta, 8450. _ Alexander Benson to Jno F Hecker. lots in Morrison, 84507" Robert Daniels to A B Daniels, land ia Clyde, ©225. Nathaniel Hollinshead to Win W BleRp,.)f>p<Hn Newton.. $1200 A J Busht'6~J"M CfaiHer, lot in Sterling, 8110. Jno Pippert to JQO JI Sherratt, lot in Rock Falls, 8375. . Jno H Hherratt to Jno Pippert, land ia Montmorency, 8500. Jabex F Warner to P M Plummer, lots in Prophetstown, $100. Warren Wilder to A F Kennedy, lot in Morrison, 82,250. Margaret C Lukins "heirs" to Ross Smith, lot in Rock Falls, 8150. Emily J C Henry to Jno Duffy, lot in Sterling. 8000. . Caroline Ramsay etal to Wm Early lots in Prophetstown, 800. L.I«t of Patents. Granted to citizens of Illinois for the week ending Sept. 24th reported through the law office of O. E. Duffy 807 7th street, Washington, D. C.: JO Anderson, Highland Park, machine for making building b'ocks. J B Cornwall, Moline, corn cleanor. P Grosbety, Neoga, lotion. . 8 13 Hart, Peoria, elevator attachment for grain separators. Same, grain conveyor. W E Has tun, Kewanee, draft regulator. G R Rich'ardson, Earlville, combined itep ladder and clothes rack. A P Shearburn, Mendota, veterinary parturition instrument instrument. H W Sisson, Monmouth, device for preventing horses from kicking. T. J. Underwood, Decatur, automatic grain weigher. W H and G Wertz, Elmwood, check row wire reel attachment. This line of goods, all warranted to be Silk Warp Henrietta: 42 inches wide at $1.25 per yard; 40 inches wide at f 1.15; 38 inches wide at 95c. . Colored Henrietta, silk warp, 40 inches wide, 75c. Black and Colored, all wool Henrietta, 40 inches wide, at 48c. 40 inch, Silk Finish, Mohair at 40c per yard. 38 inch Brilliantines Alapaca, 42c. . 54 inch, all wool, Dress Flannels, latest shades. 49c per yard. 40 inch Tricots at 37o per yard. 40 inch, all wool, Ladies' Cloth at 25c. SUCCESSORS TO O. A. Oliver. BOOKS, STATIONERY and T$all Paper. Silks! Silks! Silks! Colored, all Bilk, Gros Grains at 75c per yard. The best wearing BlackjGroa Grain Silk, 20 inches wide, 90c per yard. L.IINJH:. PUNNING -THREE WAOONS JLfc All goods promptly delivered to any PHI ofthflclty. Specialty of removing hotiscnnl goods and pianos. [InhlSyl] E. H. g ho WI l JAHIN n';.'- npwiicr, thiit (tin niV.-.v !!••--•' ".•,.... Ininr-nt li<?ret'>Fr>rfj!i!f.l MB bill of j-oiimliu'ij. i i"si;l ro'itt, on the eliai!C'-ry piHc i!HT"-:i;. nd (hat n Bnnmir.in thereupon i»-'!i;rt mil ')f 1 court aaninsi thf> above nuin^d u<'f<'mt- ns. retnrnablp r>n the ftr»t dny "f tin- tt-nn { the Circuit Court of pni(5 Oouniy. ia li? nUl at the Conrt Uoii-o in M'orrii-'-vn, inoft'<i Vhitf""'iiio Coiuif.v. on the? thirtl florid'-}' i". 1 ^ >ciobnr, n«i. n' 1 '-""') n« i" by 1 ! > W rcqnircil, nd \vtii<rh suit in still ivn'iintr. LAliKKN H. TUTTLE, 7,- Oircnit <."n'r!c. A GLANCE Throrgh our stock of cloths will be a rovelrttion to yon. Enough of the extremely fashionable in fancy plaids to meet the taste ot those who care to wear them. Plenty of the .plain solid colored for dress and old nge, with a great variety of the neat, qniet things that most men choose. The attractiveness of onr goods is mirrored in the radient smiles ot our patrons, and shown in their tasteful apparel. •JACOB EISELfl Merchant Tnilor ''*' Colored Rhadames at 83c per yard. All Silk Surahs at 59c per yard.' .. --VBWIW: WALL PAPER BARGAINS, Remnants as Low as 3 cts. a roll. White Blanks as low as 5 cts. Nice Gilt Papers at 10 cts. Ingrains 10 to 20 cts. Very handsome Gilt Papers 15 to 26 cts, Borders equally cheap. These prices only to make room for new Elver-ytiling- as 3E AT STRICKLER'S. •NEW YORK STORE, 2nd F>oor of Post Ofllce. of. isrio-E3:'rs, DR, A. W. BAEE. OFFICE OVEK Oetting&r's Olothing Store. Female and Children's JHeenaea a Hpeelalty. 8l-m3 5c. PER LtNE. ARE YOR READING THE Small Ads In lite BTenlng O»z«tt«1 letter IJnt. Valuable Information to Boarding Ilonne Keeper*. Do you want boarders? If you do you can easily secure them by putting a "want" in the EVENING GAZETTE. I t will cost you bnt 10 cents for 8 lines. Well done with goodf 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 leather work a specialty. WM. BOEHNER, GAZETTE Office LINTELS flLE FLOORS AND FIRE PLACE GOODS For correct styles in wedding stationery order from THE STERLING GAZ ETTE - " AT nouttllATK 'fti niny tho largest and and irttKttc aii<( IHiS f <l Ignu In Iliit ruuiitr WeslmlHio pliviHsil '« correspond with tatond im puruhaser- nr Invl.o nmiicctlun of QUT com ijolo stock. Wo an. lunuufucturcra. Engagement of the favorite little artist MASTER FRANKIE JONES, supported by an excellent company in 3—GREAT DRAMAS—3- Thursday Night, Disowned. ' Friday. Night, The Sea Waif. - Saturday Night, Carl, the Outcast. GRAND LADIES'AND CHILDREN'S MAIMEE .SATURDAY AT-2:30. VJ Car Load of Mai See See See The Great Fire Scene in disowned. The rescue from the surging sea in The Sea Waif. The Lean for Life in Car); The Outcast. rN^H-. The Great Vault Explosion O66 in Disowned. Cj ' _ The Great Bailroad Scene O 6 e In Carl ; The O utcaat. C< _ _ The Magnificent Ship Scene 066 in The Sea Wuif. 307-309 W&BASH AVE., CHtrAGa IUL SEE THE GREAT TANK DRAMA. The Sea Waif—A mammoth tank containing 40 000 gallons of water uied In tho production of . . this beautiful drama. L'rices reduced to 25 and 35 cents. Reserved seats now on Bile. Letters remaining in the FostofBce at Sterling for the week ending Friday b September 27,1889 Aljets, Oder T Bemer. K Denver^ A Frey, Amos Folkers, Lizzie Goodwin, Wm Halnes.Chas D Harden, W H Hoover, H H Hollar, Edgar Johnson, f rank Johnson.,IB Landis, Mr* John Mubber, Miss Crtsty McCLaln, Harland liosenburger, E Slocker, John Hlionan, Georgtna Taylor, J Ward, Mrs Mary E Wilklna, Alt Wood, L A ADVEKTI8KR8 sn'OTJLD BKAB IN MIND THAT THE GAZETTE IS HEAD BY AT LEAST SIX THOUSAND PEOPLE EAOII DAY. Horrible Outl-ages in Crete. LONDON, Sept 27.—Most app»llin; accounts of outra-^os upon CurUtmsi-j iu Crete have reaehe-l here from AHILMH. It is ra- ported thai t.ie vlc'-ims have b-'en rutlilossly flogged and tortured, that worm i an'i their families have l>eea submitted to the v.lest Indignities, and that tho prisons nra full of persons arroste I on baseless charges. Ths Christians are fleeing to tho mountains for safety. A Oraek gunboat; ha< boon dig- patched to Crete to aid in restoring order. Dock Laborer* at Rotterdam Strike. ROTTEKBAM, Sept 'ft, —A strike of dock laborers U in progress hero. A largo number of men aro out and the strike threaten! to assume great proportions. When calling for above letters please say " Advertised." WM. A. MoCuNE, P. M. ITS _ NERVE RESTORER , OB BRA!* ft MSIYB DISBAIKB. Onqr *n jfor JttrM Aficrient, /tn, £ptfaxy. <tc* kunu If utn u dlneud. to Fill afar ,, dag't KM. TrMtlM »d 93 utal bottU fr*« !• Lt p*Ueni«, thty P«7l»I npnm eturrn OK box wh*a waivfld. twod uamta, P. O. And *X|jr««t KddrCM *f . , L«4 U D«. KUNK. Ml , . KUNK. Ml Arck Hl_ FMUdtlpfall, fit If AS&OtUUTlTUHt fltAU Pm. WALLACE OPERA HOUSE! OCT. 2nd, HOCK VALL8. •f-Mrs. Frank Butler and children are visiting at Kockford, -»-E. J. Hollenbeck recently had «o»e cattle shipped here from Chicago to feed. Several of them died and several others are sick. Dr. Lehman was called and found the cattle had a disease like the Texas fever. -t-Sirteen head of cattle owned by different persons about Rock Falls broke out {of Church's pasture this morning and roamed around the streeta a short time. The mars&al and pound master put them In the pound . The owners learned thtty had broken oat of UUs picture aad went after them, and, ftuttiny them ir. the pound, ftskad fur to reiesae and B«i*jr A D*»- iafiva, iivi-* Lysw*. ,-'&• J-iw ), AND MUSICAL NOVELTY COMPANY! Oct. 3,4, 6, Irankie Jones" Carl, the Outcast; Fora abort time we are going to boom and advertise our business by giving to every purchaser of Fifteen Dollars worth of goods a Fine 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 like to hare reproduced in a Hfe-Uke and durable manner. Call at once and see SPECIMEN at onr store Onr stock is always fresh' and Complete. Our prices as low as the lowest. And we are determined to make Our Store Headquarters for everybody. Disowned and The Sea Waif. ! Special ScEnery £leg«mt Ooatmrne*. and begin your purchases, and when yon have bought Fifteen Dollars worth we shall be pleased to make yon the portrait from any small picture you uiay desire To secure one of these portraits it is necessary tor yon to buy a frame which we will furnish same as sample to be seen at our store ior $2.50. Ttiese portraits are made by the celebrated ACME COPYING CO, 302 §• 304 West Van Buren St. , Chicago, III., which is a guarantee of quality of work we intend to give you. Sole »e of oor pes aM e if we are not as pod as "oar woiiwlieo -we say LOWER TH£,^ THE PRICES ARE Ladies' 50c Long Sleeves Swiss Ttibbed Vests at 35c. Indies' Fleece Morino Vest a->d pants, 50c goo-la iit40c. Ladies' Natural Wool Vests and Pants. 75c. worth $1 00. Children's 8i-iulet Vesta and t'auta, 25c. Men's Shirts Me. Suependers 15e. Drcas Flannels, all wori, 20c. Hemstitched Handkerchiefs 5u.; and everything in tho store in same ratio. BUTTERICK'S PATTERNS L^wyew w-ses *fta»uited tfc*

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