Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 20, 1887 · Page 1
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VOLUME 26. To Regulate wnv ? AV °« ITKUO ME _ „ „„,' v| |l granted not to contain a single pnrtlqlo 1 Injnrtonu substance, r, l OAUSKO UBIUNOEMBNT OP THfi LlVKH, KlDNBVB AND STOMACH. If your tiiver la out of ordnr, tlion yoxirwlioloBVfltotntg (leranBOd. Tim blood la Impure, the breath offensive; you have liciiUnolio, feel languid, dispirited and nervous, To prevent a more ecrloua condition, tnke at once :, Simmons . I IMCB BE QUI'ATOE. If yon lead a nod- Ll VCTleiitary life, or suffer 'with Kidney Affection'*, avoid stimulants and take Sim JQons Uvef Regulator, buro to restore, • If you haveeatoB unytulug hurd of digestion, or iool licuvy niter moa's or sloop leas ut night, take a Uoso and yon will fool relieved ana slooi) pleasantly. If yOn are a miserable sufferer with Ooukttpattou, Uyopansia, .and Mil- lou«uesn, seek ruliut at onoo in Simmons Liver Regulator. It does not require.continual closing; and costs but a trifle, It will euro you. If you wako up In die morning with a bitter, bad taste In your mouth, TMI/p Simmons IjverKegulator. It oor I HII EL rccts the bilious stomaob, swoetoua the breath, and cleanses the Furred Tongue, Ublldren often nood soma safe cathartic and Tonlo to avert approaching sickness. Simmons Liver Regulator will relievo Colic, Headache. Sick stomach, Indigestion, Dysentery, and Complaints incident to Childhood. At 1 any time you feel your system . needs oloanainir, toning, regulating •without violent purging, or stimulating without intoxicating, take Simmons Liver Regulator PBBPAIIED By J. H- Zeiltn & Co., Phila., Pa, " PRICE, $1.' i-mwfwlkV ANNUAL -AT- ALTON. . • t /Of the male pupils in all the Rooms giving monthly reports of the Alton Public Schools, one from each room, that can show a record for the best Deportment, Scholarship, &o., certified to by the Teacher and endorsed by the Superintendent, from the first of the present month to the end of present term, shall receive from W. A. HII.DKBRAND a $2 Hat or a $2 pair of Shoes, or their equivalent in cash, 10 per cent off ($1.80), optional with the party. One prize to each of the following schools: The Brother's School, the German Catholic and the Lutheran. The Teachers' certificate will suffice. And the one male pupil of the Public Schools of Alton that can/ show the best record, (certified to and endorsed as above) for Deportment, Scholarship, &o., from September last to s tho end of the present term in June next shall have as a grand prize a $10 Suit, or its equivalent (10 percent, off ,$9) in cash. B©,Awards of prizes will be made on presentation of the proper certificate any time before July 2d next, after which date this promise stands void. [Signed,] W..A. HILDEBRAND Lucas Heiftenberger ARCHITECT, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT AND MEdHANll'AJL DRAUGHTSMAN, OlHco ouTli)r<l Bt.,on<3 door west of Plasm third floor. ALTON* ILL,, WEJDNESDAY EVEKING/APRIL 2O, 1887. NUMBER 275. Damme's Awful Mistake. EDWARUSVILMC, 111., April 19.— This afternoon about 4 o'clock, lien ry Damme, an inmate of the count; Jail, under an indictment for assaul to hill, committed suicide by hanging himself. The circumstances of th suicide are peculiar. He is a well to-clo fanner, owning his farm and having money deposited in the bank His wife'is rather a small woman" o a ,very high strung temper. Mr . is also^the unfortunate pos sessor of a high temper. This evening they had a dispute -which culminatec in Damuie's striking his wife, knock ing her down, kicking her and flnallj dragging her around the yard by the hair of her head and flinging lie against a tree. Mrs. Damine was very severely injured, two of he ribs being broken and her scul fractured. Mr. Damme was indie-ted by th grand jury of this county, which was then in session. On March 31 last Dainine was arrested on a beriol warrant arid placed in jail, his bai being fixed at $5,000. He remained in jail and on April 15, on application of his counsel, his case was continued until the Octob'er term of the court and his bail reduced to $2,000. His -attorney attemptbd to secure had for him and about 4 p. m. today succeeded. The Circuit Clerk, Robt. Hagnauer, went over to the jail to get Damme to sign the bone and take his acknowledgment thereto. Damme was found with hiskneesion the floor and a twisted blanket around his neck, dead. Absolutely Pure. Thl» powder never vai-les. A marvel ol purity, 1 strength whologomeneas. iMore eoo- lomleal than the ordinary kinds, and cannot )e -sold In competition with the multitude ol pw tost, abort weight, almn pboaphate, Sow- lanBdwly REAL ESTATE FOR SALE, READ LIST OF BARGAINS -ATC. A. Schlueter's Agency. For Solo, cheap,oor. of 7th and Alton sts.; ramo dwelling, 1 rooms and, collar, rents for .10 per month. " For Sale or Kxohangao—100 acres, 85 In cul- Ivatlon, 2K miles northooat of Fostorburg, at a bargain. For aaio—Five-room brick house, story and a half, corner Eighth and Mechanic street. 3an bo had ac a bargain. Good .property to Ono fl-room new house, with collar, cistern and coal house. Lot 60 by 110 on flth -and Markotate. For sale—one 8-roorn house andlonp 8-room louse, oth and Market sts. Lot 60 by no; For sale—16 acres In North Alton wlth'«ood rouard, barn and plenty of water. For salo-8(lo acres improved farm with rood house and stables In. Woodaon county, Ciiusab...U.K. runs across from FortSooW W Wichita, 6 miles from county scat, For sale—76 acrns partly bottom land, im- >rovod farm, near Dorsey, with plenty of sood buildings on same. For snip—10 pieces of valuable property wltb good lionsos, In this city. For sale or exchange—A aloe littlo cottage n BetlialtO! with plonty ol ground, stable uid (cood walor on promises, tforsalo or'exchange-Two sections of n.ll. Imbor land in So. Missouri, 160 miles from St. jouta on tho Iron Mountain R. U., at a bar- For salo or exchange, 3 acres of ground) on inlu St.. adjoining Mayor.Oopplngor's on tho For sale or oxoluuncu—8 sections of prairie and in Orpoket con nty. Texas wAl sell ihoap. Suitable for uny farming purposes. Throe aoros adjoining Dr.Uoberts on north. Five lots on Dry St., adjoining/Thomas Biggins' residence on tho oust, Ono and a half lots in Itawley's addition. Ono and a half lots In Shelly>s addition Any of the above property ouu bo bought also represent the Buffalo German Fire Insurance Co., Buffalo, N. Y., one of the best companies in the U. 3. And other good Companies in addition' C. A. SClLTJETEE, Offloe| in my New Building, on Second street. inoUHdw By a fire at Palatine, Ill. v two peo pie wore burned to death nndsever^ dangerously. Davpnport, Io. Moline and llocl Island, 111., have formed a tri-city shippers' association. In the last twelve years the Unitet States has received 4,050.000 emi grants from the old world. Hon. James G. Blaine arrived in St. Louis last night and left soon af tor for Chicago, by the Wabash. A syndicate of St. Louis capita lists purchased 3,700 town lots in El Paso, Tex., for $200,000. The retiring city treasurer of Eas St. Louis yesterday turned over tc his successor the funds on hand— 7 cents. . Solmarta and Watt were convicttu at Morris, 111., of the llobk Island train murder of Express Messengei Nicholls and sentenced to the peni tentiary for life. Hon. Alex. Mitchell, the Milwau kee millionaire, and President of the Chicago, Milwaukee nnd 'St. Pan railroad, died at the Hoffmaii house, New York City, yesterday.' Monday's snowstorm in Eastern and Northern Pennsylvania,,Eastern and Northern New .York'; and New England, covered the ground in some localities to the depth'qf a foo and over. In reply to the St. Louis millers who complained of rate discrimina tion in favor of Minneapolis, the in terstate commerce commission refuse to act unless upon regular proceed ings in which all parties may b< heard. The Pennsylvania Supreme Cour has rendered a decision to the effect that an express company, unless it can positively prove that there was no negligence on the part of its ofli cers and employes, is liable for the full value of any package that is in trusted to its transportation and de livery. Election Notes. v- UOOHHOUSE. WHITEHALL, 111., April 19—The municipal contest in the city of Roodhouse occurred to-day. It was waged fiercely between the license and anti-license parties, resulting in a grand victory for the latter. There are three wards in the city and the anti-license party elected John W Starkey, a sterling young Democra 1 and lawyer, Mayor'over Dr. D.'M. Trensdale by a majority of 66. They also elected W. C. Roodhousd, City Clerk; F. M. Bateman, City Treasurer ; D. F. King, City Attorney. The City Council now stands, Mayor and four Aldermen, anti-license, against two aldermen, license. The temperance people are very jubilant over the prospects of shutting up the five saloons now running in opposi tion to their wishes. HIGHLAND. HIGHLAND, 111., April 19.—The most exciting and hotly contested election ever held here took place for city officers to-day. P. B. Suppiger, Democrat, was re-elected Mayor by a majority of 55. .JERSISYVILLK. JEKSETVILLE, III., April 19.—-In the city election to-day excitement •an high, tho fight being centred on ,he Mayorship, between the present Mayor, Dr. E. L. H. Barry, who ran on the People's tidket, and J. M. . J age, the latter receiving 41S votes ,p the former's 132. The proposition to bond the city for City Hall and engine house was carried. The iicket elected is as follows: For Hayor, J. M. Page; Attorney, Thes. ?. Ferns; Treasurer, G. R. Smith ; Clerk, Thos. W. Butler: Marshal, Henry Whyto; Aldermen, First ward, 3eo, M. Eaton; Socon3 ward, L. S. lansel; Third ward, Ed. Slattory and A. Holnback, tie; Fourth .ward, J. S. Daniels. CAHJtOLL'rON. CAHUOM.TON, III., April IS).—At he election held here to-day the fol- owing olllcers were elected. Mayor, )r. Clinton Armstrong; City Clerk, Edward Miner; City Attorney, Frank A.. Whitesido; Marshal, Mark L. {oed; Treasurer, Harry Pierson; J oliao Magistrate, J. B. Nultou; Superintenteudont of Streets, Walter T. Koughan. For license was carried >y u small jnajority. Elevator Burned. AViiiTKHAi.!,, III., April 11).— iVrightsvillo, a small village seven niles south of hero, on tho C., 1J. & J. II. H., lost its only grain elevator- jy lire at about 1:80 thin afternoon, jolonging to John Wahl. ThooaiiBc f the IIru Is not known. The build- ng and contents, valued at about 8,000, Is covered by insurance. Liko nil nutocrntB, John W. Garret exacted tho iribute^diio his station. 1\ sou him go in tho 'groat Baltimore & Ohio Building was like witnessing th entry of some king. Obsequious at/ temlants salaamed profusely, employe removed their hate and overythlug wa hushed mid nttoiition. To.all his cm ploycs he was the samo dictatorial mar A stpi-y that is related almost daily i •Baltimore is this: A laborer went I Mr. Garrott, ivnd, with tears, eoui plained that his wages were not onoug to support liis family, oven in the scan tiest way. "What I get don't even pay for on bread and butter," said the man. "Well, what of that?" asked th President. "A man of your statio doesn't iified butter." But Mr. Garrett had iimny friends Ho was a freo giver to charity and b; his will a vovomio of $5(5,000 a yeav J set apart for benevolence. The fun for-this vo\;omie is the 30,000 shares o the Baltimore & Ohio stock which luiv been frequently referred to in the dis patches about the deal. Eighty years ago an awkward, un gainly country boy was keeping stor for his uncle in Anno Aruiulul County about forty miles from Baltimore. H was shrewd and attentive. Ho mad more money out of the store tlmii hi uncle had ever done. When ho was 2 his uncle asked him if ho would like t go into business for himself. Ho re plied that ho did not have mono; enough. His uncle ollcred to star him. The result was that the youiij man took a warehouse near that of th uncle and succeeded'so well that in i year or so ho was able to. buy his uncl out. His fortune grew .'rapidly. H never misapplied so much as a cent Every penny was precious in his eyes Money-making 'becumo his mania wealth his one desire. Oh a certaii occasion, after much talk, he pei-suadec a man to let him have n. 50-cent nrticl for 40 cents. "Why is it," asked-a friend, "that a man of your great wealth should wan to add a few cents lite that to* his for tune." "The pleasure of possession, sir; thi pleasure of possession," was his reply The shrewd, stingy man was Johns Hopkins. His business foresight was almost an inspiration. He never las money in an investment. He saw the future of the Baltimore & Ohio road He bought largely of its stock. Tlii. brought him in close relationship witl John W. Garrott. The two becaiui firm friends. They were the mono; powers of Baltimore. '—Philadelphia Press. STUART'S CARBOLIC ACID TROCHES certain cure for sore throat, coug colds and hoarseness. Wait one hour after eating before taking one of the troches for dvspepsia. STUART'S AUNIOA SALVE, surest euro for cuts and burns. BURKS' LINIMENT cures all pains. Pearly teeth and a sweet breath can be had only by using Cresslor's Wild Rose Tooth Powder. COULD NOT SPEAK ALOUD. Burks Medicine Co., Quincy, 111. :— When in your store I was so hoarse 1 could not speak aloud. The iirst dose af your White Pine helped me, and by ) o'clock I was entirely relieved. Twice since I have lost ray voice, but taking the Pino Balsam a few times has given relief. Nothing ever benefUted mo like this has.—Mrs. (Judge) J, H.Williams. 444 N.Gth., Quiuoy, 111. CURE FOB»SICK HEADACHE. Of tho many complaints, promptly relieved by Little Apnoot Pills, none las yielded quicker than nervous and sick headache. Nine cases out of every ten of headache are caused by sluggish and inactive liver. Shot through the throat by Burks fVhito Pino Balsam and killed a severe cold in three days. If you don't believe t lust try it. Price 60e at druggists. For sale m Altun by E. Marsh. apl awlw A perfectly sound body and a mind mimpaired are possible only wilh pure blood. Leading medical authorities ndorse Ayer'a Sarsapanlla a8 tho best ilood purifying medicine in existence, t vastly increases tue working and n-oductive powers of both hand and uram. dwlw 2OO BAGS BIGGINS' FUREKA FINE SALT For Dairy and Table Use, inJ14 Ib. liiien sacks and 6O ib. sacks, for salo by J. A. RYREB. TAKE ADVANTAGE OP THE BOOM. Ituul Eututo In tho city o( Alton or Tloliilty wlii find H to their Internal to cull nt Ibo olllco of Hmlofslnuiuon A Sunn [HK mid examine tliulr Hat of proportion [or siilo as only u part thereof ia itdvor. tlaed. upBdwtf JOHN BAUER, DKAUCU IN AND MANUKAOTUUKIl OK FURNITURE. SECOND STREET, )p». City JJall, ALTON, ILL All kinds ol lino and common lurnltur oimtantly on ImnU. Also uudprtakor, oto. SUCH AS Velvets, Body Tapestry Brussels, Two and Three Plys, Stair Carpets and Mattings, Oil ClothsjRugs and MAts, Has arrived. Also a very Choice Stpck of « offering these goods at the very lowest prices to cash kwyers. All are invited to c^H andseQ the,beautiful ne g-ppds&learn the low prices^ ALTON, ILL. A' NEERMAM.: FOB THE BEST BUGGY IN THE WORLD. - • • •-'! ' ', •:. ,.-',! AGENTS FOE THE steel to Bl WARRANTED FOR FIVE YEARS. THECJBLEBRATKD Studebaker Farm Wagon, Belleville Threshers and Engines; Moline Plow Go's Plows and Cultivators and Pulverizing Harrows. '• EMPIRE TWINE BINDERS, DROPPERS AND MOWERS. Hoadquar tors for EUPION and OARMINE OILS ; ENGINE, CYLINDER and SIGNAL OILS; STOCK, \?ELL and CISTERN PUMPS; fine line of COOKING STOVES ; the DANGLER and PERFECTION GASOLINE STOVES. See our $10 BUGGY HARNESS. NEW HOME SEWING MACHINES, $30. We keep the BEST GASOLINE and • BURNING OILS on tap and delivered, to any part of the city. El Cor. 3d and State sts., ALTON, ILL. THE BEST ON EARTH! BOSS; PILLED WATCHES, From $ 18 to $50. Warranted 20 Years. BREECH-LOADING GUNS, From $16 to $30. .H. THE LEADING JEWELER, mylfidwlv —GO TO- SEEL Y & SON ' HEADQUARTERS FOR Picture Frames, Brackets, Base Balls and Bats, Croquet Sets, etc, A full line of School Books, Scratch Books and School Supplies- Remember the place: THIRD STREET, - - OPP. BELLE. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE ALTON M TEIffiAPfl, lOc Per By mail or delivered, Only Republican Daily in Madison county * L^A4tll44^^^^^ UJ.JLLB" •» \

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