Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 30, 1887 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, March 30, 1887
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^ Wu USB you to cBrciuU)' reml .—/I. J. Bowumn (i,Uo. BEST quality of SbJrtdig Prints in pretty. faeW: styles ftre 60, nt U. J. Bowman & Go's. YARD wldo heavy Penaoga in 40 new patterns, at H. J. Bowman & Go's. WB nfo showing aotoe Very pretty stylos, medium and d«rfc dress gntlns At 12 l»8c per yard.— H. J. Bowman & ' ' ' • SPRING styles of those very popular Century Ulotlis are now on sale at H, J. Bowman & Go's. FOIITY pieces Crinkled Seersuckers in choicest patterns, ut H. J. Bowman & Go's. " PALMKR Seersuckers, Tolll tiu Nords Dress ana Domestic Ginghams In great rarloty, at, H. J. Bowman & GO'S. WB are showing a complete sjook of Spring Woolens for dress good8,lnoiud« ing double width Cable Twll Is at 15o ;40 inch oashmuro at 25o; also Novelty Fabrics of both foreign and domestic ' make.— H. J. Bowman & Co. INOOK Silk Department we are showing Surahs, Grps Grains and Kbadames in every new and popular shade- In Black Silks we are offering some splendid values in Gros Grains, Surahs, Ehadames, Faille Francaise and Bro- oadns.— H. J. Bowman & Co. IN VELVETS we arc prepared to show Stripes and Freize Novelties, Plain Silk Velvets and Plushes in every shaded Plain and Striped Velveteens, and new colors in the popular Dress Corduroys. ,— H. J. Bowman & Co. WE CALL spooia} attention to our Black Goods. Large additions have been mode ,to this Department during the last two weeks and we are prepared to show every real good standard fabric and many novelties-— H. J. Bowman & Co. .-'_'.• • ..________ ••..'•;'. .'. •'"'" IN ODR Flannel Department can be found every quality and width of White Flannel in all Wool and Domet, also many pretty styles, Striped Sacque- ings, i'neots and Albatross, in all the popular shades.— H.J. Bowman & Co. WE ARE prepared to show a complete line of Spring Hosiery. We have retained all the old favorites and added many new lines. In Fabric and Kid Gloves we ahow all the popular makes including plain and embroidered backs, dressed and undressed.— H. J; Bowman &Go. -^ : ' __ IN OUK Shirt Departmentyou can find a real good white shirt for 50o and the best made for 81.00, -also Penang shirts, fine pleated Dress shirts, Night shirts and all sizes in Boys' Laurel Shirt Waists.— II. J. Bowman &Go. UO TT/fcT Tt'B'WO Second etroet.noor TO ttAJltVJUU S3i corner 01 Henry —FOR— JFJNE STATIONERY, Such as Crane's Floral. Whiting's Standard Panel's. Hnrlbut's French Linens, Eclipse Ragged Edge, Elite Ragged Edge, Balmoral Unen, Gnfflu'8 Unon, Turkey t.atd Linen, Po.ioli Blow, Mikado, Oharred Edge, Oroain LoM, Mourning Note, and a large LWrtortinoiU ot Illuminatud and Decorated Stationery- Deunlson's Wax and Heals. Souool Tablets and Stationery. decSdwly PIANOS, ORGANS and SEWING MACHINES! CHEAP FOKOA8H ON TIME PAYMENTS ttanos and Organs tuned and repaired Sewing Machines repaired Supplies lor all Machines. • N. 1>. liAMOKEUA., Muslo Dealer. Third street, nearly opposite Belle, Alton 111. - decBdwly WATCH «OB THE II* JOB'S NKW OOIl. IHJILIHNG, HENRY ST., AT MiW. D. HEITKAMP'8, AUktmH of Fancy, Hand made, Unit and Oro- <ur t goods, Hoods.TobagKana and Mils. Men's Boarl'B and Fascinators at very low prices. Also Dressmaking. Plain and Family Bowing and Bt'amplng .D me. Come and Rive ua a call. Don't forget tbo p'ace. docfirtwly —OAtL A1— C.M- Crandall's Crockery Store FOU THE LOWEST PRICES; Good Cups and Saucers, 30o per set. Good 8-inch Plates, 30c per set. Meat Dishes, 5o to 50o each. Vegetable Dishes, 5c to 50c each. Pitchers, 5c to 50c each. .Half-pint Table Tumblers, 15c par. set. Crystal Glass Goblets, 20c per set. Fruit Saucers, 15c per set. Fruit Dishes, 5c to 75o each. Assorted Color- Cologne Sets, 50c i per set. Beautiful Decorated English Dinner Sets, $15. Best quality of Triple-plated ;i Knives, I.SOnor sot. Triple Plated Forks, $1.50 per set SUPPLIES. Oils. Needles, and Farts of all l Machines. We have now the B, & GK Howe 6 buttles. A IBO Turk- eh Rug Patterns and Machines E. H. GOULD™, .'ALTON J)AlLYjrKlJMK.»rH, WKDNk!9DAY~iVB.,"MARCH 80. "JOHNNIE" Kuhn, candidate for Township Collector, is a son of that gallant soldier, the lato Col. Kuhn. Vole for him. Dress making, east side of State street, a few doors above Fourth. — Kate Clifford. 2812 , NOTJCK TO A»)VWm»EBS, For tUo year van we shall charge the following rate* for translont notices In our local columns t Single insertion . . . , lOeents'. Three to flveinsertions, , . 7 " Six to twelve Iniftrtions, . . 0 " .••'••• HATES OF ADVSRTlSlNQl TRAMUM*— ftfTY cents per Inch first in- Mrtlpn»«nd TWRSTt-FtVB coats per Inch for onoh iubsi quent Ineortlon. • $8 per Inch flrst month, $1,80 per tnoU oaob month tlioronftor, ...,-..•.•• LBO!A1V> ADVERTISING: $1 per Inch lor tbo first invprtion, and 60 corits per Inch for onoli subsequent Insertion. Off Above rates will bo etilotly adhered to. TUB DAILY TBLEOUAl'lI (9 delivered by carriers to nil purta of tbo city of Alton and Upper Alton, for ton cents per week. Mailed to any address at the ruto of $3.20 per year. THE TEUEOKAI 1 H had the largest circulation of any paper In Alton, and 'Is the boat medium for advertisers. QonNBIlTlllllD AJJD 1'IASA STREETS. TELB- rilONB NO. 88. ANNOUNCEMENT. WE are authorized to announce JOHN F. McGINNIB a) a candidate for Township Supervisor. WB are authorized to announce JOHN DOW- as a candidate for Supervisor at the township election, Tuesday, April 8th. We authorized to announce ADOLPH IK- VEEN as a candidate lor Assessor at tbo on- bulng towneUlp eluctlon. Wo are authorized to announce JOHN p. KUHS as n candidate for Township .Collector. Elfictlon, Tuesday, April Cth. WB aio authorized to announce Mr. M. MAI1ONEY a* a candidate for Collector at tho ensuing township election. NEXT Tuesday is the date for the township election. CAPT Inveen, as Assessor will be the, right man in tbo right place. Prices 26c, 86n and 60c, Friday and Saturday nights; 15o and 25e Saturday matinee. / It TOE township ticket nominated Monday night meets with general approval. It's a good one. "'." ' CAPT. Butler, A. F. Beta and Chas. Henderson are a good trio to look after the interests of Alton on the County Board. A complete line of-Spring and Summer Goods for (tent's Wear, lately received by H. C. G. Moritz, Third street', mohl? tf JNO. Dow will make a first class Supervisor. A man with the ability to build up a good business from soiall beginnings, is always a good man to entrust with official business. THE announcement of Mr. John F. McGinnis as a candidate for Supervisor appears today. Mr. McGmnis has heretofore held the office and'performed its duties acceptably, an assurance that he is well qualified for the position. A universal remark by every smoker of cigars: Neminger's Fig and Magnolia are the best cigars in the market. Money to loan on improved real estate. ' Apply to Uudershausen & Sonntag. Third street. dtf BEFORE the St. Louis bridge was completed cars loaded with freight were transferred from one side of the river to the other for from $1 to $3 per car by the three ferry companies then in existence. Now it is from $5 to $10 per car. • Jennie Calef and a great company at the Opera House Friday and Saturdav nights. lj Use the moat fragrant and best coffee in the market, Forbes' Blue Mountain Jamaica. For sale by all lirst -class grocers. 28 3 cod Having resumed operation the Sparks Milliner Co. will furnish customers with their popular "Electric Light" flour at $4.76 per barrel, delivered free to all parts of the oily. ml dwlm HON. James U. Blaino is on Inn way from New York to St. Louis, and will arrive this evening over the Vaiidtilia route. He is accompanied by his wife, his daughter, Miss Ilettie, and Mr. Stephen B. Elkins, wife and son. •New goods in all shades and, colors, which will bo made up in suits at reasonable prmos. All goods cut uml made by the Now York FiistionKuviow. Wo gmxrant'.'ua line fit,ul Brurggoman, the Tailor's. 15 dwJm Monoy to loan on improved (firm property. For particulars, apply to WHIPPLE& SMILKV. REVOKED—A Washington dispatch this morning says; The appointment made yosturdny of Henry 0. Uillings as receiver of the land oflice lit Hulloy, Idaho territory, hiisbeun revoked nnd Mr. Hiulcy has tmnn np|>»fntml register of the luud olllco ut thut )>|IH;O. (!o to the OPUIX House Friday and Saturday of this week, you will nuver regret It. It LURID FLAMES. DESTRUCTION OP ALTON BOX PAO'XOBY. LOSS »E*HL1 9&0.000I iilSCRANCfi, 418,000. fit ost 8erlou« Conflagration Alton has Suffered for Years. About 2 :8U o'clock this morning fire broke out in the factory of the Alton Box Manufacturing Company, on the river bank, and In a few hours one of the most extensive box factories in the west was a heap of smouldering ruins. What was yesterday a scene of busy industry, alive with the whirr of complicated machinery, is now a dreary desolation. One of Alton's most important industries is wiped out; lifty or sixty hands are thrown out of employment and three of our most enterprising and honored citizens are losers to the amount of $40,000. It is a great calamity, not only to those most immediately concerned, but to the entire community, for tho life and dependence of Alton is in its manufactures. The importance of the factory to the business of the place is shown by the fact that the pay roll of the box factory and the adjacent saw mill, belonging to the same company, is over $1,000 per week. The origin of the fire can only be surmised. It broke out in the second story, where, ten minutes before, the watchman says, everything seemed safe. It may have been caused by a hot journal, or a draft of air may have carried a spark from the furnace into the saw dust or shavings. Whatever the cause, tho flames spread with lightning-like rapidity among the combustible material. The watchman turned on the water from the hydrant but could not cope with the flames, and telephoned for the tire department, but though he rang desperately at the instru mem he could not rouse the operator at the Central telephone office, and finally the watchman at tbe steam crusher had to lushdown town, half a mile, to Hose House No 2. and arouse the firemen. They in turn tried to call up No 1. but say they could not rouse the Central, and a man bad to rnn down to No 1. and wake the firemen. Meanwhile tbe tire was sweeping everything before it. The department finally arrived on the ground, 45 minutes, we are informed, utter the lire broke out. ' Of course the Qames had everything their own way, 6y that time, and the firemen could do nothing but labor to save the adjacent piles of lumber, and keep the fire from sweeping up to the saw mill. In this they were successful, but the factory,dry houses, and 170,000 feet of lumber just landed on the break water from a barge, were destroyed. , The factory was two stories high, and with the adjacent buildings covered a large area. It was filled with costly and intricate machines and machinery, driven by a powerful engine. All is a complete loss, unless it may be the boilers, which being encased m brick, may be but little injured. Within the factory and dry houses, were, also, over 100,000 feet of lumber, all cut, ready to be put together in boxes: also a large number of boxes; a car load of boxes had, however, just been shipped, tho evening previous, to .the Drummond Tobacco factory in St. Louis. The factory did an immense business; among other contracts it furnished the boxes for the Drumrnond-Randle Tobacco Works, of this city, and the Drummond Tobacco Works of St. Louis. The factory turned out from 2,000 to 2,500 boxes per day. The tire comes at a time of the year when there is the greatest demand for its products, which makes tbe loss all the more .serious and inconvenient. * The box factory was one of our oldest as well as most important factories, nnd has for years done a very oxten. sive business, growing up into mum- moth proportions under the business tact and skill of Mr. J. E. Hayner. Of late years Mr. Geo. 11. Allen an1 Mr. J. M. Uyrie, two worthy coadjutors, have been associated with him in the business. THE LOS3. The loss is very heavy nnd is ostiinii. ted between $40,000 and $50,000. The lumber lately landed from the barge had not, (with tbo exception <>f a few thousand feel) been measured and accepted, and consequently there will be a question as to the ownership. TUB 1NSUUANCK was only $',3,000 in Uiu following companics: With McKlnnoy & Iluwltt: Urn Auaocliillon, I'tillud«lpl)la..(l,OriO American, I'liduiluliililii ..... .... i.oco (ioviimnhv, N, Y .................... MX) Cominercliil, Sun Fninalboo ...... 000— 3,060 With W hippie & Sinlloy i Continental ....................... 1,000 ......................... f>(W MorolmiUa', ........... .... ....... MX) Wontoni ......................... I.OJO i'lKonlx, Hartford ................. 1,000 OiM'in'ui Auiarlonn ......... , ...... 1,000 lU'iluli Amurloiin ............. ,,, 1,000 Norwich Union ;. ................ 1,00 1,0.0- 0,000 With Hii'lurslwuBOii & Somitutf : . City ol London ........ ,,.. ....... IM jrire AnBoolutlon ................. 8M)- 1.000 Total .......................... ,r, 13,000 The owners Imvo not yet come to nny oifnoiusion m regard to rebuilding. To ereut another such factory and fill it with improved machinery wool 1 be K matter of time, as, ol course, matiy <>f the machines are specialties which would have to be made to order; but the proprietors are men of such indomitable energy that we expect to sec the factory rise from it* ashes in the shortest time that men and money can accomplish the work, The saw mill is in full operation today and putbing ahead as umal with 3,000,000 feet of logs on hand ready to bo sawed up. 11KFOUM NEOKSSAHT. ' This la tho third lire of lato when the dep'artuiant lias been inexcusably de> layod in reaching tho scene by tho cen« tral telephone, 'so the Hremcn state, failing to transmit the 'alarm. We do not know what the oily is paying the telephone company for unless it is to transmit fire alarms promptly at night. The people are paying a heavy tax yearly for water works and tire department, and yet without promptness in arrival at fires little can be accomplished. On the other hand, it is only fair to state that the Central office denies that any alarm wan sent it to transmit, but there is' a lack of protection somewhere and the council should find out whore the trouble lies. ADDITIONAL lucal matter on second page. ' ; D on't fail to see Jennie Calef in her great plays this week at the Opera House. It A SNOW storm raged to day .from 7 a. m. until we go to press, the fall being probably the heaviest of the year, if not the heaviest March storm for many years. The snow is about. 8 inches deep. • PETITIONS are in circulation calling Mr. H. M. Schweppe of the Third ward, and Mr. Geo. R. Hewitt, of the Sixth, to become candidates for Aldermen. A lew such men in the council would make a new-town of Alton within a year. The Queen of Comedy at. the Opera House Friday and Saturday of this week. It PROP. L. J. Bertrand, of Paris, France, of the University, and a Minister of the Uoform Church, will give an address tomorrow night at the Presby? terlan church, "Progress of Protesian* tism in' France." Prof. Bertrand's addresses are very tine; he frequently speaks to audiences of thousands in France. Come and hear him. The Best in the Course. Hear Geo. R, Wendhng on '•Stone* wall Jackson" In College Chapel, Upper Alton, Monday evening, April 4. Seats at Leverctt's and cicely's are being rapidly taken. Return street oars. 80 3 wit FBUSUNAL. Mrs. W. K. Pinpkard and children left yesterday for Kingman, Kas. Mr. Geo. Bateman has come down from Bloommgton to conduct Hotel Madison during^ the absence of his father, Dr. H. M. Batsman, in Calin fornia. •i LAST evening Jennie Calef repeated "Little Muffets" before a good house. She is undoubtedly one of the finest actresses that • has been in this city during the present season, and she is daily making hosts of friends for herself. Unlike Maggie Mitchell, who do* poods upmi her own charms and ability to draw the crowds without roference to the excellence of her company, Miss Calef has a support that is very good, including performers whose excellence cannot be questioned.— Toledo See. noun. This matter of booms is simply a question of confidence. Lot people really believe that their town has facilities and advantages equal to any other in the land, and that town will boom. You can't help its booming. You can't keep it down. It Is all a matter of confidence. Elect a Mayor and council of influence and standing, and the people will believe thut there is a great future for Alton, and there will be a boom hero of colossal proportions. In our location, our resources, our comnierciut and manufacturing facilities wo have a broad and firm foundation on which to build u boom ot towering dimensions. All wo lack is public spirit and confidence. There are men in this city, who, if they would accept office, would inspire such confidence in Alton, both at homo and abroad, lliutpropurty would quadruple in value and population would double within two years. Advice to Motliors, Mrs. Wiuslow's Soothing Syrup, for children teething, Is the prescrption of one of the best female nurses uml physicians in tho United States, and has been used for forty yean with mwe,r- faillng success by millions of mothers for their children. During tho procusB ut toothing its value is Incalculable. It relievos the child from pain, eui'tw dysentery nnd dmrrhum, griping In the bowels, and wind-colic. By giving health to the child it rents the mother Price 26o a bottlo. la 15 m w * wk i i in IIIHPH MI iniinniiummiini Goods AT We FEEL and KNOW we are offering an assortment of DRESS GOODS never equaled by us before. STANDARD GOODS of all kinds, NEWEST STYLES and COLOKS in MOST RECENT MAKES. BLACK GOODS CHEAPER and in MORE VARIETY than ever. SINGLE WIDTH GOODS of all kinds FROM TEN CENTS UP. And all at & Carr 11 Co, READY-MIXED PAINT, white and colors, PAINT GROUND THICK, in white and colors, to be thinned with oil. ¥ WHITE LEAD, OILS and COLORS, ALABASTINE, WHITING, and GLUE. Marsh's Drug Store. Largest and Most Complete Assortment of Hard and Soft Coal and Wood Cook and Heating Stoves EVER BROUGHT TO ALTON. The Celebrated Buck's Brilliant Cooking Stove and Hard Coal Base Burner. They have no equal. Also ROOFING and GUTTERING and JOBBING done at reasonable rntou. Gall and examine my atock boloro purcluislit^ elsewhere. A T rfcoo*or>hai-rit 532 East Second at, . J . JJ'tSgCI II IdlU L,5t n door west of Henry GOLD and a SILVER SHIRTS, The best for the Money,

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