Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on May 4, 1887 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, May 4, 1887
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«J a •nfc 10 § s ^ °° H. •• ^"-D * «. A i 42^1-H vCQ GO, WO TfrVT "mj'Tff'O Secondatreot.noar JtO XI \JitlJ Jan O| corner of Henry —FOR— FINE : STATIONERY, SuoU as Crane's Floral, Whiting's Standard Papers, Hurlbut's French Unons, 'Eclipse Ragged Edge, Elite Ragged Edge, Balmoral Linen, Grinin'B Llnou. Turkey Laid Linon. I'ODcUBlow, MikaUo, Ohoi-red Ecleo, Oroiim Laid, Mourning Note, and a largo assortment ot Illuminated and Decorated Stationery. Uonnlgon's Wax and Seals. School Tablets and Stationery. deeOdwly PIANOS, ORGANS and SEWING MACHINES! CHEAP FOttOABH ON TIME PAYMENTS Planoa and Organs tuned and repaired. Sewing Machines repaired. Supplies lor all Ma- onlnes. N. D.LAMOUEUX, Music Dealer, Third street, nearly opposite Belle, Alton 111. decadtfljy WATCH • OR THE BARGAINS IN JOB'S NEW COB. BUILDING, HENRY 8T,, AT MBS. p. HKITKAMP'S, AU kinds of Fancy, Hand made, Knit and Croon" t goods. Uoods.TobngganB and lilts. Men's Scarfs and Fascinators at very loir prices. Also Dressmaking. Plain and Family Sowing and Stamping Done. Oomo and glvousa call. Don't forgot tlio Dloce 4flc6'lwlv Lucas Pfeiftenberger ARCHITECT, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT AND MECHANICAL DRAUGHTSMAN, Office onTbird st.,oue door west of Plasa, third floor. SUPPLIES. Oils, Needles, and Farts of all all Machines. We have now the B. & G. Howe Shuttles, Also Turkish Buff Patterns and Machines. E. H. OOULDING. moliMdw FOB Ocean Passage Tickets ''. Atl-OWKST IUTKS Of tllO OUNAltD, \YHITB STAB, and A 1,1 j AN IiINJG j also of all 0HUMAN and FHKNOlt LINUS Apply to UUUK1UIUAVBKN& BONMTAO, up&dwtw Ailou, ID. ALTON DAILI WEDNESDAY EVM.. MAY 4. NOTICE TO AttVKETISEBS, ( Por the yoat 1887 we shall eharaa the following rates for transient notices in our local columns: fllngta insertion . , . Three to flve lagortlofl., . . " Slat to twelve Inanitions, . , <s " HATES OF ADVBHT18INQ: THANsmst .—POTTY centa per Inch first Insertion, and TWENTY-FIVE oonts per Inoh for each subBuquont insertion. 53 per Inch flrst month, juo por inoh.enoli month thereafter. LKQAIy ADVERTISING: $1 pur Inch for the flrst Insertion, and 00 cents per Inoh for each aubBOQUont insertion. W Above rates will bd atrlptly adhered to RIVEB The steamers leaving this evening aret the Hudson, for St. Louis j the Spread Eagle (or Grafton; Bald Eagle, for * Olarksville, and, Oftlhoun, for TUB DAILY TEUJGRAt'ir Is delivered by carriers to all parts of the city of Alton and Upper Alton, for ten cents per week. Mailed to any address at the rat'o of $5,20 per year. Till! TBIJSGKAl'H has the largest circulation ol any paper In Alton, and Is the best medium for'advortlsors. Conduit Tiimo-AND PIASA STBKETS. TELB- rilOMB No. 88. • Fresh bulk oysters at Connor's. It ANOTHER heavy rain hat night and this morning. For Sale- A fresh milch oow, good stock. Apply at this office. 3 8* EVERY body should peruse and ponder Mr. C. M.Urandall's now advertisement on first page. SOLDIERS' REUNION., The Executive Cpmmittoe rind the sub«oommiitees of the Soldiers' Hounion will meet at tho Council Chamber tomorrow evening at 7 j30 o'clock to make reports* Kyery committee will be called upon for report and should bo ready, as tho Executive committee must know what to expect.. Every committee not represented at'the meeting tomorrow evening will bo called upon through the press for a report of it's canvass. TIIK last Street and Alloy committee MoAdamized Twelfth street, a work which wasn't needed and nobody wants ed done, but would no nothing for Eighth street, although • petitioned to Improve it by every property holder on the street and many others. Black Lace Flouncing for over dresses, at P lerson & Uarr Dry Goods Co'a. '' '' TUB * enrollment of thei public schools for the month of April was 1215: average attendance, 1117. INDICATIONS for Illinois; Local rains followed by warmer, fair weather; vars table winds becoming southerly. FOR RENT—Residence on State street, near water tank, six rooms and cellar. Apply to Mrs. Wm. Hope, on premises. . A universal remark by every smoker of cigars: Nemlnger's Fig and. Magnolia are the best cigars in the market. ADVERTISING favors for Weekly TELEGRAPH should be handed in by 9 a. m. tomorrow. foil RENT—Four nice unfurnished rooms; also two furnished rooms, cornet of Second and Easton streets. 2 6* THOSE air Pressure gasoline ranges at Pitts & Hamill's are .the latest in,, vention in summer stoves and are attracting general attention. Holland Herring, at Dete rdmg's.B - ' •. • dlt For Rent—The 10 room brick dwelling, corner Alby and Twelfth streets. It is in first class condition. Apply to Whipple & Smiley. 38 WE have received Trifet's Galaxy of Music for April, containing eight vocal and eight instrumental selections of a high order. Published by F. Trifet, 408 Washington street, Boston. Now Fans and Parasols, at Pierton & Carr Dry Goods Go's. it IT is to be hoped' that the new Street, and Alley-committee will trace up the original meaning of the word "Mc» Adamize" and not mistake "boulderize" for its synonym, as have their predecessors in office. A complete line of Spring and Sum" mer Goods for Gent's Wear, lately received by H. C. G. Moritz, Third street. _rnohl7 tf SPECULATORS in St. Louis believe that wheat is "cornered" there, R. B. Brown and Williams, Black & Co.being credited with engineering the deal for New York operators. The "shorts" are becoming anxious, and are rushing on the market all the wheat they can secure. We invite the ladies to examine our elegant assortment of Parasols now on exhibition—Haagen & Fuess Dry Goods co. ' . ; H THE funeral of Mr. Cle mens Hora took place this afternoon from the family residence on Belle street. A long procession, headed by Gossrau's band, followed the remains- to the cemetery. The concert given by the young ladies of the M. E. Church U. A. on Thursday, May 5th, promises to bo a success. Admission 15o. S 2 IK the Mayor had called the council together at the regular hour, yesterday afternoon, we could have presented his address to our readers last evening, but tho lateness of the hour at which it was delivered prevented its publioa* tion until this issue. QNowcst and best Kid Gloves, at Pier. soui& Carr Dry Goods Co's. It FOR RENT—A seven room house on Fourth street, between George and Langdon. For particulars apply on the promises or to J. M. Kyrle. dtf For Kent, On Fourth street, south aide, between George and Langdon, brick house. Inquire of Mr. Beom,ad]aoont house.— Alfred Hrovvno. Attention. Pfthians! There will be.meotlng of Flour de Lys Lodge, No. 68, Knights of Pythias.May 4th. All new members requested to attend. Business of importance; 8 o'clock sharp. Br Orunu. _.;. ' ..•;_.' 32 MAYOR JttTlKE'S INAUGURAL A! DRESS •radicate out of fear of competition This Industry is one of the most inviting for capital and surely will not escape Its sharp eye In the early future. Our people ought to be congratulated at the prospect of the prompt extension of the St. Louis & Central Illinois Railroad from Kigali to this city. General Manager Fisher and associates have so determined, and the right of way will bo obtained, tho survey verified and the work commenced, to ho completed for the f-ill trade. The Central Missouri Hallway htvo completed all arrange, inentB, have let the road-bed contracts- tile contracts for Alton bridge and the two Missouri river bridges and have had their engineers In the Held for some days past. With those new Improvements, the latter connection and form- Ing a western.outlet, will bo feltastlmu- latlng influence upon all our Business and meet the great wants of our jobbing trade. Its terminal facilities at the foot of Henry street will fnake rapid advancement there to be reflected all over tho city. '.'•'.'. PINANCK8. Press goods F AT ACKNOWLEDGMENT. To THIS AUDIENCE—Cm&KNfi : I extend to you the acknowledgment due you for the unsought honor you have conferred. I was not present at any of your tneet> ings, and found on my return home an urgent cp.ll for me and nomination for mayor. My declination was Immediately written with the -view that iny business relations were too great to permit it. On reflection, however, I accepted the duty. . Those present,'who would have -preferred, as I myself would, that some one else should perform this Irrepressible work, I say to you, come forward now and pledge by the eternal "Father" that the crusade shall not end until prosperity shall have been achieved, and wo a solid phalanx marching to the visible commercial victory. What may not even 10,000 earnest, determined people do ? Did you ever think of that in that sense ? If two of you differed, lay down that difference as I now do, and close up the ranks. GENTLBMEK OP THE CITY COUNCIL. ' FELLOW CITIZENS:—Having acknowledged the honor you did me, I again thank you in this formal manner for the trust reposed in me to administer the municipal government for the city of Alton. There exists a great necessity for energy of action and purpose, and a fearless invasion of the hedges heset with every phase of avarice, which is backed by thoughtless croakers, innocent though they may be. I came to this city a boy, have lived with you until this hour, sharing the doubts and fears, the adversity and prosperity incident tp the intcivening yours. I recognize most Intensely the meaning of this popular uprising. It is more than personal, greater than individual. An expression of abused confidence, of desperate necessity ; a period when longer -forbearance becomes a sin, and to falter, savoring of cowardice. At such a time it were well to stop and take a careful reckoning, to look facts square in the face, and to administer rapid and potent remedies. At a time when prosperity should abound, what does it mean to see our labor prostrated and doubt and complaint upon every face ? A time when prosperity should bo tho rule and distress the exception. A city having resources which, If directed by business men upon business principles, could but result in general prosperity and happiness. With the same rectitude and fidelity of purpose and action apparent in our commercial circles, devoted to the upbuild- ing of our city, would follow like results of thrift and growth; hence the remedy is visible. The methods more recently adopted can not be defended and are not worthy of honorable mention. An equitable distribution of labor and improvements on streets is duo each and every ward in the city, and an hon,qst administration of the government would recognize that fact. Providence has given us a good inheritance. I know we have many things to discourage, but do wo rightly comprehend our advantages ? Many of these are transitory obstructions; do not forgot that tho glorious sun presents its life-giving power after the clouds pass away. In this city and adjacent thereto, there is a -population of some 20,000 people who contribute to our banks and who give activity to our circulating medium. Our manufacturing and commercial interests aro prospering. It is to the Interest of the city to offer equal facilities to our now railroads and steamboats, and to foster now enterprises. I fall to see, after the most careful scrutiny, a like population situated at any point east or west of us—from ocean to ocean —having a superior aggregate of natural resources. Wo have a country, tho whole State, unsurpassed in agricultural and horticultural productions. Can measure our coal fields only by unnumbered acres, and at our door. Alton llmo is known throughout this great valley by every builder for its superior quality. Our building stone,both strati- fled and not stratified, the former the finest cut stone quality, and the latter without flint, and capable of rapid manufacture by tho gang saw for every class of line work. Our acres of sands, a great variety of silica, aro attested by our live immense glass works, working hundreds of men; our volume of grain by threo capacious mills and other merchant imd food mills', With tho planing and saw mills, woolen and pickle factories and largo lumber Interests; extensive plow works and agricultural Implement factories and foundries, tho facility for obtaining the requisite raw material Is apparent, lirlck yards, tile and flro brick and pottery works havo Inexhaustible clavs of superior quality. Tho numerous quarries of cement rook of a quality so pure as to bo able to capture Immense trade, are now paraly/od by the Louisville The bonded Indebtedness of the city is $01,380 24, and tho revenue apportioned for this year, 58,450 00. The retiring administration appropriated for themselves to commence the year $54,150 00 and in its expiring breath appropriated for this new council $58,450 00: why they did' not extend their valuable labor two years hence I am not Informed. The clerk's books state the past year's expenditures to be'$57,240 72, to Which is added their bills passed at the closing meeting of some §3,300, making a total of expenditure over $60,000 to be paid out of the revenue placed at $54,150 in the apportionment; buthaving made a failure to assess the road tax, $0,000, sufler- ed a loss of that sum, reducing the revenue called to $48,150, as against some $00,000 expended; this deficit'was mude up from unexpended receipts from bock taxes, excess in licenses, etc. It is not particularly consoling, however, that some $2,300 of last meeting's bills were for labor and macadam chargeable to the present apportionment on streets and alleys, reducing that amount to about $12,500, there being no electioneering account to charge it to. .1 propose that eacli wardbe represent- edon the committee on streets and alleys, oskingtho council's concurrence therein, and that all work ordered in a given ward shall be placed in the hands of the member of said ward and he held responsible for the quality and character of such improvement. Will recommend, with the approval of the council, that said committee be organized as named by the mayor, one from each ward, and that said committee shall meet and select the necessary work within their power to finish during the year and locate the same equitably between the wards, providing a given sum for permanent extension of thoroughfares over which the business of the city is transacted; providing also a reasonable sum for general repairs of the whole city, avoiding the wasteful repairing with earth, which has been so recklessly pursued; and, providing an equal or equitable distribution of the residue to the permanent improvement in each ward at tne location so selected. I am asked as to the saloons, and' frankly answer, this business has rights, but not the right to do wrong. A city issuing licenses and receiving compensation therefor, has an implied contract. Unlike other inercanstile business It is subject under the law to regulation somewhat like the common carrier with personal liability and disciplinary requirements. We are a law abiding people and all must obey the law. The course pursued by some of the saloons recently, if considered in a selllsh view, was very injudicious as regards their interests, to say the least, and came near bringing an indignant people to retaliation. Gentlemen, why should you, in all candor, ask for more than other business establishments of our city? You want good times and prosperity, equal to any citizen, and should, and will, work for It. Keep your institutions orderly and clean, and close promptly and without delay as required by law. It is confidently believed that this council representing the people will be true to that people; candid in their action, ant We FEEL and KNOW we are offering an assortment of DRESS GOODS' •' .•••.•• . ' • ' ....»j never equaled by us before. STANDARD GOODS of all kinds, NEWEST STYLES and COLOKS in MOST RECENT MAKES. ..-: : ::-V. ^/: ,". BLACK GOODS CHEAPER and in MORE VARIETY than ever. SINGLE WIDTH GOODS of all kinds FROM TEN CENTS UP. And all at WHITE ROSE. JOCKEY CLUB, PANSY BLOSSOM. STEPHiNOTES. COLOGNE and nn> VIOLET. VICTORIA. FRANGIPANNI, MIKADO COLOGNE BAY RUM in bulk, l>tsvyui ; uuuuiu in uieir action, an« each cotnmltteeuian recognize and cheerfully carry out the orders of the council on whatever committee they may serve. We must havo a dollar's worth of improvement or material for every dollar expended, and can only attain such result by an hon- eit and fair competition, permitted by all our citizens, otherwise a system of jobbery will continue to oppress the city at a loss of about one-half our revenue. In ray acceptance before the election I promised that which all would expect, a representative government; without fear or favor, none to punish, none to reward, only representation. In the appointments following herewith J: give you good men, and hold thorn responsible for good work, otherwise they will be relieved. COUNCIL COMMITTEES. Finance— Hewitt, chairman ; Roper, Herb, Schweppe, Coppinger. Judiciary— Herl>, chairman; Beall, Coppinger. Sewerage— Fries, chairman; Schweppe, Thornton. Streets and Alleys— Copplnger,chalr- man; Armstong, Roper, Royland, Herb, Fingleton, Hewitt. Claims— Fingleton, chairman; Herb, Burke, Elblo, Boall, Hewitt. <S'c/(00 Is— Boall, chairman; Blsslnger, Armstrong. Ordinances— Burko, chairman; Roper, Hewitt. Fire. Department —Sohwoppo, chairman; Herb, Coppinger. Qas— Ropor, chairman; Beall, Royland. Levee— Armstrong, chairman; Bissinger, Burko. Printing— Hewitt, chairman; Boall Coppinger. tiidewatkii— Thorn ton,chalnuan; Royland, Fingleton. Parks— Ropor, chairman; Burko, Beall. Markets— Klble, chairman; Boall, Schweppo. Water Worki— Sohweppe, chairman; Coppinger, Fingleton. Jtailroads— Armstrong, chairman; Ropor, Copplngor. Health— Royland, chairman ; Elblo, Fries. Jteul .Eatate —Blsslnger, chairman: Burko, Fries. Police— Boall, chairman; Hewitt, BIssIiiKor. Publlo JiuiliUntia —Thornton, uhulr- inaii; Hewitt, FrloH. —GO TO— SEELY&SON HEADQUARTERS FOR Paper, ffm|Bf Slafles/ fling and 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. GOLD and. SILVER SHIRTS, The best for the Money.

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