Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on December 15, 1904 · Page 4
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Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, December 15, 1904
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•i"" 1, •• r KRmatnofTl--.^. -,«._.* i " ~i-Vn4«iTi!»;":!i w'i'vj lie. i w f ^.v 1 :!'*V-;'-tl r?0'~V>^!C ft- i n a it ;,-•<• sro to Bp'.;."ar COMMITTEE MEETING THERE TO ARRANGE FOR THE STATE ENCAMPMENT G. A. R. All the Societies Connected With That t)oc!y Will Hold Sessions Next May in That City—Arrangements Made to Entertain the Soldiers and Others, The annual encampment of the flrari'l Army of the Republic, department of Illinois, will be held in Rockford May 2'J, 24 and 25, 1U05, according to a decision of the council of ad- mintairaUon at Rockford aa noted brle.'Iy in tho Standard. The Woman's Relief Corps, Sons of Veterans, Ladles of G. A. R., Ladies A!i! society, Daughters of Veterans and other military organizations will hold meetings there on these same dates. H is expected that tea thousand people will be brought to Rockford by the encampment, and of this number there will be at least three thousand veterans, of the Civil war. Of tho ten thousand cot all will be iiir-mbers of the foregoing societies, an many of the-., men will bring their 1 wives and families. The locnl committee will arrange quarters for tho lodging and entertaining of tho one thousand delegates, who will be in attendance. Besides thcsf there will be hundreds of visit- era who will have t6 find lodgings .somewhere ia the city. As the hotels cannot accommodate such a number the, homes of many Rockford citizens will have to be opened to tho use of tlioae who have no relatives. As Rock- t'cml has always liberally responded 1n such enionjencles the veterans feal that they will have no need to go beg- EiiiK for lodgings. Tlio great parade which attracts I ho chief attention of the encampment f will, be held on Wednesday, the IMth, Hie second day of the encampment, it Is expected that at least two thous- 'and veterans will be in line and the cortege will be one of the biggest line of veterans ever seen on the Rockford streets. It probably will be more than equal of the grand parade which marched during the encampment held there In 1894, as it will be more thaii half a mile In length.' Fixing the Dates. Tho main object of the meeting Tuesday at llockford was the choosing of the dates and the confirming: of Rockford as the place of the en campment provided the railroads and hotels would make proper and -seasonable rates for the accommodation of the veterans. The committee will immediately negotiate with the railroads and hostelries and they will probably make tho desired arrange mcnts. However, if they fall to do so the place of the encampment may tie changed. Several less important questions came up and were settled. The re ports of officers were read and passed upon. A few minor expenditures were ordered and all the pending business was: attended to. Charles A. Pat- ridgt;. adjutant general of the Illinois department, was given authority to stcuro quarters for the Illinois de partment at the national encampment in Denver next summer. Ho will go to the west this week in company with Commander-lu-Chief of the Grand Army, (Jen. John C. Black. It is ex- posted several from this state will be in attendance at this encampment. Those Present, At tUo "mooting at ilockford the following members of the executive hoard of both the G. A. H. mid W. R. (.'. v,'ert; lu attendance: Major Hubert Mann Woods, depart i it ( i >u' i -nU. " O >n,o Vv \ouij; <.' Maiiou, III. 11 fiv T l ' C v) A fl, (' i \ j.uj;hn, A i! t I. i i vuuursi of 111 iui i i*l <) 1 u A _,iiiii v , t ut i muster i \«. H. r t't > io luAiug at *T x u 'rt, . i v igu, do j i j i t ' i LI jiary. lju u. A. i!.,, .ilr.' t" the l.,'«» H. P. Will Rnhinsnn pr.'-f, G. A. R., hold a inilar nr-fting Saturday evening which provcil of more than the ordi- arj' Inlurt/st to the largo numbor of the cnnsrades who were prcsont. There had not b«en so large an at- emlance for some tiine and they all enjoyed the meeting very much. Sev- ral oniers from headquarters were read by tho adjutant arid they were acted upon properly. Those ordnrs, according to one of the members of he post, were not of general interest except to G. A. R. members. Several of the comrades made fihort speeches on tho life and character of he late H. P. Edmonds. Commander I. \V. Nllca, Chaplain F. F. Kloster:nan and Comrade A. E. Thummel ,Vf' *"<"» J» »-por» c | hf>oo if li<-j et rirt Vo r* £ ength In complimentary terms of his Christian and public spirited character. Later in' the evening the post proceeded to elect the following officers, who will have char/re of the aftalrs :)f the organization for the next year: Commander—.1. W, Nlles. Senior Vice Commander—H. L. John. Junior Vice Commander—Charles SturU. Quartermaster—B. T. St. John. Surgeon—Dr. A. A. Brown. Chaplain—F. F. Klosterman. Officer of the Day—S. S. Tuttle. Officer of the Guard—P. Kerevan, Trustees—J. W .Nlles, A. 6. Thummel and F. F. Klosterman. Delegates to State Encampment— Dr. A. A. Brown and Charles Sturtz. Alternates—William Kennedy and B. T. St. John. The offices of surgeon, chaplain, officer of the day and officer of the guard had been so well filled during the last year, that* the officers were reelected for another term. A unanimous invitation was extended to the Woman's Relief Corps to unite with the G. A. R. post in joint installation eremonles In January. Committees from the two organizations will probably soon meet and make the necessary arrangements. , BRIDGE COMMITTEE OF BOARD DOES NOT MEET SATURDAY , AFTERNOON. New Avenue G Bridge Still In the Hands of the Penn Bridge Company and Has Not Been Turned Over to Board—Special Meeting of Board Tuesday. The was no meeting of the bridge committee Saturday afternoon. Attorney C. L, Sheldon was out of town and other things were learned in the afternoon which made It unnecessary 'to hbld a meeting. This morning the commissioners did not know just when or where a meeting would he held and they said that It was not likely that anything would be done very soon. Tho bridge has not yet been turned over to the committee as completed and is still In the hands of the Penn Bridge company. .Until it ia formerly ottered to the committee for acceptance, no action whatever for settling for it will be taken. The brige has been finished and people crosa it at their own risk aa trespassers on the property of the Penn Bridge company. It Is being carefully measured and inspected by tho engineers for the town and county so that everything will be ready for a settlement when the time comes for acceptance or rejection of the work. The board of supervisors of Whlteside county will hold a regular meeting in Morrison Tuesday and !t may be that the supervisor members of the bridge committee will then receive instructions as to future action. President White of the Bridge company returned to his home in Beavpr Falls, Pa., Saturday evening. He may come here again when everything is ready for a settlement. f\' i Tesrs Corns Into the Eyes of the Condemned, Man—Father's Nams is Sheridan and He Lives in Michigan —Did Not Kn6-.v Boy,Wr,s in Trouble Until Saturday—Hastens to His Son's Aid. Serve Oyster Supper—The ladle:! of St. .Margaret's Guild of the Grtiee Episcopal church will servo an oyster supper in the Parish house Saturday s'Vuning from 5 to 7 o'clock. The Imiies hi charge promise that there will bo no shortage iti the amount to oat. and that It will Impossible to eat them out Uy ti o'clock, a liiilicuUy which they have encountered at j'orm- CT hi;>>>K:rt, Furthw annoiiiicomenta eoEceroing iiu; supper wiii \ta made JiUtT. The? father ot William Myers,' the condemned man, Kentencod to he hunt; for the murder of Mayor Bennett, was in Ml. Carrol! Monday and visited his hoy at the jail. The first intimation that the man had of his son's trouble was lafit Saturday when ho received a telegram from thf> attorneys. He hastened to the son's assistance and will do all he can to save his life. The man gave his name as Sheridan, claiming Jhnt "Mypr<*" had ^"t bee! 1 . home for six years nnd he did not know where he was until ho received this telegram. The Mt. Carroll Mirror has the following with reference to the visit of rthe father: Father Arrives. Saturday evening the Mirror stated that the father of William Myers would arrive Monday to see his son. The statement was true, for that morning at 2: 1C ho arrived in tho city and went at once to the Clifton hotel. He did not. register at that time, but was" astir bright and early to go through tho trying ordeal of meeting his boy in the county Jail. He first called at Attorney Eaton's office and waited for the attorney to come down. town. At once Mr. Eaton took him to the jail and gained admittance. Deputy Sheriff Barnes unlocked the ponderous doors and the • father entered. The recognition was mutual. The scene was affecting. The parent coulej not control his feelings as he grasped the band ot his son. The boy's face flushed and tears filled his eyes. The meeting of the first friend he fias seen since his Incarceration brought forth tho pent up feelings within his breast and he could hardly control himself while the conversation lasted. ' Remain Together. The father and son remained to- "gether about half an hour and then tho old gentleman went to the court room to hear the arrangements made for a motion for a new trial. Where' he saw lot 1 the first time the prosecutors in the case, the Judge who heard it and tho many others who had sat for days while the trial of his son was in progress. Later ha wont to Mr. Eaton's office. He will remain in the city until after the motion is argued, at least. The father of the convicted young man, is of middle age, and an intelligent gentleman In appearance. He gives evidence of being of Irish descent, .is well dressed and apparently a well-to,-do man. He shows tho strain under which he is laboring and at all times shows his emotion. Ip Heart Broken. • He seems to be broken up over the trouble that is upon him and his family. It is understood that the prisoner's mother ia also living, and that he has several brothers and sisters In his northern home. The father must have been advised of the trouule his son was In, for he was reached by telegram Saturday and came at pnce to do what he could for the boy who is resting under such a dark cloud... Those who have seen him can but pity him as he Is met. The grief that la in his heart can hardly be appreciated, That he has a deep love for his son and % is willing and ready to assist him, if possible ia plain to be seen la. the marks of trouble oa his countenance. % Father ta Interviewed. Tho Mirror publisher had ft talk with the gentleman at the hotel Monday, and although not pressed with questions regarding the trouble, he was not adverse to .talking ot the affair as far as he knows it. -Anked his name, he said St was Sheridan,. and he handed us his business card showing that he lives at Perrlnton. Mich., and Is ituthe butter, eggs and poultry business, under the name of M. E. Sheridan & Co. Perriritou is' a little town in the centra! part of the state, and has a population of leas than 400 people. Mr. Sheridan states that he know nothing of his sen's trouble until he was actviued by wire Saturday evening. Ho «.t once arranged to come here. The news came as a shock to him. He aays his.iion bus been sway from homo for the past six years, and he had lu'a nothing from him for threo yours. Durlug this time his location was not known. Mr. aiiurldaa hus n wii'u and seven children. He was) not further concerning the boy's hibtory, but (ho hitter i* emphatic in saying that he 1ms jum-r byeii in trouble lie- fore. Hndqa u.j 01 ihe in-, 1 11 u ! f r r -,-- , >,f, 1 ;-. TO fl 1 f ' " ' r..f..p(r>r in tli" water van, a!!''" nrv! h"?,lthy, hnt n>'h"r thin E",l iv'.-si: on account of hin lorni fp.M. Tiif men pnli<v! rtraws to rloi'-'Vm'ne title to tho J'ird j-rifl th« lot Ml to Mr. Dcfitz, who iviii try to fat'f-n him ho- foro rhri'-<trHan. Ho is snld to l>o a ttlle fitrair), however, that the attorney will find some lerra! way of re- srnlr.inpr the rooster just before Christmas. Mr. Dinsmoor wns advised to eave the window connecting with 'he air shaft, opcp as a chicken trap. TIis location Is a good one, as tho house next door to the Legjr Poultry company's building. ., A LARGE RUSH OF FREIGHT Old Timers Say Business Was Nev^r So Rushing as at Present. Even though there have been new regular freight, trains started on the Northwestern lately and several <_»x- tra and special trains havo been lolng all they could, yet the local yards are filled all the time with ca"S and It is hard sometimes to open them enough to let the passenger trains pass. Saturday morning train No. 20 was held at. Round Grove over half an hour on account of a freight blockade. A special train took thirty- seven cars out of the Sterling yards Saturday to Nelson to get them out of the way and then there was a great. deal of hustling at Nelson to let passenger train No. G pass through. Then, directly after noon another train load of coal, thirty-two cars, came In from the i Peorla line and another train came from the west, hoplessly blocking the Sterling yards again. Old railroad men say that, there never before has been such a freight rush. WINS THRE5 AWARDS Mr«. Katharine Collins Is ths Victor at the. World's Fair. The following item taken from the Aurora Beacon will ho of interest to tho people of' Sterling, where Mrs. Collins is welt-known: "Mrs. Katherine Collins has returned home frdm^lho World's Fair with three medals 'awarded her In the fruit, pudding and preserve contest. Mrs. Collins entered her delicacies in these three classes and each entry won the grand award. There were li(J3 competitors and the awards are all the mo.-e wonderful. ; , "In the plum pudding content there were eig|£y-seven different kinds of pudding entered/ Mrs. Collins state:! that Illinois leads in the number of entries., Mrs. Collins makes a specialty of this kind of work and for years has been winning first awards at the comity fairs In this vicinity. She feels honored to think that she had the prize- winners." WAITE NOW IN OFFICE Entered Upon His Duties and Will No Doubt Do Good Vyork. The Prophetstown Spike has the following with reference to the state's attorney: « "Attorney Harry H. Walte took the oath of office as state's attorney for Whlteslde county last Monday afternoon at Morrison. The oath was administered by Judge Ward of Sterling. Harry is now In a, position to make us all be good for four years; He has entered upon his duties with a determination to serve the county to the best of his ability and 'we feel certain that he will prove to bo all right, He hus had two criminal cases this week." TWO MORE ,GOOD SERMONS Rev, I. N. Grisso Occupies Christian Church Sunday. The Rev. I. N. Grisso preached two more splendid sermons Sunday in the Christian church. His addresses wore full of good things and were received with pleasure by the members of the church and congregation. Though it has not boon fully decided, it Is thought probable that Rev, Mr. Grisso will be called to fill the pulpit permanently. Both, a week ago and last Sunday his sermons were heard by lareti numbers ot people. Next, Sunday the pulpit will be flliei.1 by another preacher, but the officers of tho church were not ready this morning to announcs his name. Cars Were Delayed — The snow storm of Saturday night, and Sunday wan instrumental hi delaying the traffic on the S. D. & E., both city and interurbhu car-, oonbi<U<!,ib ! u time because c. mo Mi[,iciy •.omH(.ii, r > of the raiiu. Tiu nUiuili'n tart, Vtus about a half u 1 i<>" lAtrf by !,u< evening nj«! mil • ' ''i laMt- tli Jfui ly in running ; o tli < nst. id tne ULC eauary time. Oixhestr.-t I <• ij'auii, - ihi> !".> <i !i,?r« of Hitr"U;jr, j . r « <iu. »*,. i' jiiKhlf'jily <;••: '.ill liW , V •' j ,g ut the IKOH ' in i' 1 r t ".i-iiiny vva-.-i .->i i s , rv •>! t r>mvr v. nh ; i » i ' I i i ._ J r \ OV CHICAGO, An eminently m!C«««f!i!Bpec!aHst.!n dSAen^^!}, provmt by tho iriany cnr-?3 chronic c*w», -«vhfrh iisd "oftine*! tbu .ior physicians, will l« st tlie of HTKHl.tNO. nj.TNOtH, WEDNESDAY JAN. 4, 1905' ouv duj ouly) &nd rwturu cueneVBry woHy* GF2riC8 IKMJIta: 9 A. M. TO 3'3» f. M Ills hospital expeftenee Mid extens!^ pu C$1 ie tmve miide him so prollclent that lie oan Dtt nf ftnrt locttt* » dl.wMP In a taw rolimlos, Trent* »Ii niirHhln Otti«» Af Catarrh, No*w, Throat Biid I.IIIIK DIx-'Hiws. Krviunl Huty •fMtn Rch, l.lvflr *IM! Kidicys, (travel Hlifiuna larn, Paralyai5.NrtirKl((1», ^<^rvotI•^&[lIl Huarj f rtlt.oiu«\ii Blood and airtB rt'.Hvaiscs, KrlRdl's i!la».'»»n and Oonstunpllon la curly stsmsn, (SiBaasan ot Bluddui jknd. Female Organs. Anevor falUiig remedy fw Blf N*ok, Every csjia of FILES. F.18TUL/K and H0P- TUHKguaranteetlpursd wlUiout iJstanUon Iron) lnl attcntlirj Klvcn to 111! Burglosl and al! diseases ol tlio Kyo, Ear, Nose knit Throat NERVOUS DE8IL1JY Weakness ^a Dit eases a Specialty. .Bo.porina- torraoea, K-e?oinai Weakiiess, Jx>st Kanutxxl and the effects ot early Vlco or £xe9?.i, producing Emlaalono, J^cbllity, Norvor.snsws, Dljzluyss, l>a positively cufed. •WONDERFUL CURES 'erf^etl In old cfisna which Jaavo becn.nrtplpct ed or unfiklUfnUy treated. No experiments or o? failures.- y/fc undertake no Incurablo ctmtts but cure thonsaudfl given up lo die,, / Cossaliafin Free and Coafideatlil Reference Drexel State Bank, Chicago Address DR. J. N. HHALLENiiKKGEH.llff Oakwoot! Boiilavunl,' I'lut 13, Chicago, 111; Wanted. Names and address of all 'parties who havp fat horwa for Halo.- Lcavis names at ivarl Smith's livery stable. I OHT—Ona ')! r)t niid/tvin rp<l p.Klycs, oneBtr i and two liilft*i-». Itewiu-d, Wining lioluie, Morrlaua It!. K. I 1 ', D. No. is, WHERE SUNDAY'S MONEY GOES Famous Evangelist Well Known In Sterling 16 a philanthropist.'" Tho revival at FontiaC, which aa a side issue resulted\in the*'gift by Mrs. Harriet Humititon of ?2o'000 !or a Y. M. C. A. building,, lasted a month and came to a close one wecU ago. Tho total nunjber of converts reported ia 1,052, q,ua'|2,:iOO was raised tor /the evangelist at the end of the month's work.. ' . Many have raised the question, "What does' Mr; -Sunday do with tho largo revenue 1 in the shape of contributions which ho received for h!a services?" Well, Mr. Sunday does with it Just what he pieasea, and we do not know that he has rendered to any, pno a statement of the disposal of hia funda. Those, hpwever,' wh<* are-conversant with his person and home life say that but a small proportion of it Is diverted to hla own use; not nearly ao much au- when he received $500 a month and 'expenses as a, base Kali player. He even, does not- own his own home, and the financial results of tho Intense nervous strain that la fast using up his vitality SB inotitly given to misnioua and various charitable objecta. Of the thousands of calls upon hia purse, none that are really needy and worthy of help sro turned down. Mr. Sunday's engagements in the near future are at the following places and . Ju the order" named: Redwood Fu51u, Minn., -where he commeucea ou next Saturday; Mason City, .Ia., -Ulxou, 111., Cuunou City, Colo., Macoinb, ill., Cantoiij 111., Fuh'iioUl, Ia. fr^ USED ON ALL Bring your Wheels &nd let us re»rubbfcr ihem with a .Guaranteed HIT. J. H. SHIRK, . The Miledgevilla Furniture Man Here to tUe best fs!sce in thg sountry to gat |ust wfettt y&a want at prices that wiil surprleo you is GROCERIES, HARDWARf. MEN'S WORKING GARMENTS I handle the Empire Creasu Scpsralor. There is none belter. It is guaranteed to give enti*e satisfaction. C. W. WHITMER GETS POSITION Will Be Secretary of Chicago Titlo &' Trust Co. (' \ ! \\hitniir ulio i < utly olt oiu L 1 laumiiy IL > . j o« 1 u ,t .1 ijuo Ui T'r> Mai- 1 <ii j « aa tiui' t .1 }! ( l*ti |)t. 1 * ! x £ } E ' U lit v'.il"i t'tl ' iihutin 11 ^ -*']>'! > , I I t* lilt » ' l n! i , ' \ i .1 t <j to t(«. .1 H % i I ,1^1 , . 1 J . ', ( M » u ''It i l | '*s FSciir is full)' warranted. A fail line of Hjt!t»r*. Buy your Piai*it fiOw vvhiit; it is ch^ ( ip. Miisury's hossss paiu{ is warrant':;! Sor fiva years, 1 bavf a ccnip!e e i IK: of | sm-U go for wlul i c'iii git for tkcni, F5r.»t C'Jf.Oij'i ilr*t ^srvtsS. l>un't d;-Ii;v. 1 buy yiut? li-.ticr fiivi Eggs at I!H; tup {Hifl'S pi,uii|.s Kcjiaifii g a ipfcUiihy S i -is'.U i 1 i e IS We wish to tall your attention to our new and complete stock@jf Boots and Shoes Overshoes, Work Shirts On tie/wear 'and Overalls Also call and examine our simples'of Tailor-made Suits for$!5 Our GROCERIES ara first and price* sr<s right When in Milledgevillecall im /• THE WHITE PLAGUE Took twelve thousand hv<-s it4 Indiana' and Illinois last year, that might have been saved. * . ' Change of climate Bives lives and nsukos, money for individual anrt State as well Here ou the Gulf Coast is list; ;aost uui- foral climate in the world. No sweltering summer. Always a sea breezs arid cool nights the invariable rule. No fevers in sucntner and mi tcnp in winter. The death r^t*. the lowe'st in the Union. Money to be made in evt'ry invosirtt^nt, .whether in farm orcity praoeru. What ars: your wishes? No u.aibU: to si; swer your questions. That is our business. Tfce bisilsiing o{ the J'.iriama Can;-.' )i,t< made the "Gulf Coast the vifest pUict- for investnienl in the world uxlay. This is now tae market basket for mmb a«d cast. There is luone/ in tivn stur.K. in dairyiiig, lit fnii', and (liwrviiii-.i Yi ii cau wum oil in th nji u n ,t , ij' Uie >t..r No\/ is tti • < n ,i in a ! in u f itm, d I L \iti> ,u 11 , >utuj 'H. ' in* So, ' ii s 'i i, . <_ in i } r. ! ut „ [t u ,1 ! « i •>"•>', 1 1> i i , ( .! t u i s«.«is j J i , fi i U me i, i Ii u b iUi 'Si He Uj I..IH \ • .4>-> 1 ..en . tt> h i o, u , [, ,u , jotl Wl.U lu l( ( u f HI, t!.t C ,.j'. IOJ-JN II HI KRON w t ' • i, > ,ni w hmlir , S , ,1 ,i il f i i >i (.».• i . t ' . >> ! / j «« v» i wrsi-'. ^- a "? L?<»J i t *'i '

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