Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on October 6, 1928 · Page 6
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Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois · Page 6

Sterling, Illinois
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Saturday, October 6, 1928
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rt " ~*~ '-A ' r? i .*, r oi SK ; (TV ?*>» f-f In tb"- rt"»v h* rlir-ft' ••!«•« tl>*- "T7 of Mi^f Snt^rJlK?" In J«3* !if» — »n Snt-f-rJa*?? of «-S€i{pm«'-nt, blooft. rich?* and mrrmnr-", «-}iirh cam? wifhln *n Inch of ending, fm'»vpr. l»for« Mw tevtefi rUlr.* r>f a, fiilne nf ! ^Rt horn In Otrrrmnr. th? son nf ft Prussian cavalry nffi- fs*r, not cjuit* so vfsr« asm.' His r«l)wr. a poHHrnl rxtl* 1 , moi-ed to Sweden. At ins ftgr? of 15 the hoy wm^ uppolnted a cnrtrt in 1h« BwWJisVj nftvy. Af(pr thrrr vrsr 1 ; <*l tJiis he got «»> hono!'«We «!!•:• ch»rgt anrf ran away to sea, ship- plrrg b^forf th" oisst fin t?ie ^flU^ro-rit^crMl .sltip ArnirjiiA, R Nova bound for JJur-no.t Aires. . FaJlrtl r>n "Hrll Ship," Tlif Armenia was what dTp- sniiors iH'^d io rnli a ' lir!l -- bad food, H'tlc rrM, mtirl) 'R'ork and iinrd-flr-S^d officrrs. nnd the yecoml mate other.;, hftri n fight onf Thf r-fcond mate 'was laid up, end Wendell Ml hrir to his job for thr, rest of (he voyage. That Is th" way hr!! ships were onl Ship hard if it were day. The wcond male, however, vowed revenge, and whispered to Wendell that on the voyage home he would surely kill him. Bo, In Buenos AitM. VVnndPll dpw-rted and took rpfugc in n wllor'f, boarding housr rn the Boca MX- Won of the river front. Buenos Aires then wns known Jt« the world's toughest seaport, and the Boca was the toughest part of Buenos Aires. The noble *rt of Gbanghal-lng wamen flourished. Tommy and Billy, two nwftgsrerlng rogues, wrro lords of tt» district. Wsndcll, In some taanner. Ingratiated himself with Tommy and escaped being shanghaied—for a while. At last, however, Wandell decided to leave the Boca and seek hte fortune In the pampas. He moved to a good hotel and planned to stop there while look- in* for openings. And then thei unexpected happened. I ! f nnd tbi*n in qnlrrd r> f , (o hi; Th^ Hoc^ ruction ^p* fli* 1 * l!f*t- twd of th* rrrofntlonary m»ni. A? R glvfn f"!erx?l from a^hnrr h** was to " to terror- til? rrvoluUotilMj;: mm n while, ITS would go (Hrfrtsgh find up." CurfrldB* 1 ? Kovrrnmr-nt did not !n hint, to avoid i!. At last the signs! cam?. Wp.n- d>!1 look Siis warship up the rivrr, f'lf-aiTtJ for strtion. Fir* Solid Shot. "I'd I)"rn doing; somr hravv IhinkinR," • h? rxplBlni. "I knew Hint. RfliiK In Urn Boon, nnd it took morn than blank cartridges to fire (hrm. so I rrmde isp my mind to nso rrsrular canon balls, »o thry'd know 1 wnji (shooting for keeps," So Wamirll fired solid shot bmldinps of thr Bora crumbled rapidly. Bncfc and forth went the warship, firing as fa<a »»s the nn- fifiit Runs could be loaded. Thm Wnndcll thought of tho waUr- front, cilVPS whom sailors wr-rc drugged nnd robbed. Ho decidcc to CPt even, "I spotted & lot cf thos? dumps, nnd I shot hpll out o "cm," he rrrnnrks. "I npvrr hnc .such ii'Rood " time'in my life. , kept It up from 9 in the morning to 4 In the afU-rnoon." Tho revolution was quelled, and n praceful Rovernmrnt made Wnn dell's job permanent. Thern fol lowed a couple of months of the life of Rlley. .. found I was a hero," gays Wandell. "What did I Wine and women? Help myself. I was young then. It was great while It lasted." Escapes Firing Squad. But it didn't last. Native politicians decided the admlrml'a job was too good to go to a foreigner. 80, one day, the unsuspecting Wandell was arrested, gold lace and all, and locked up. His guard Our Costume Jewelry Makes It Easy To Look Attractive Strictly New, Up-to-Date Patterns so Reasonably Priced. New Beads .......... ..... ,35c, §9c, New Earrings, pendants and drops— 25c, 3$c. Necklaces, link chain and pendants, several colors ..,,..,. ...... , ...... Dress Buckles, plain and jewel set. 2$c, 59c, 69c Women's Belts—Fancy grains and bright colors are the vogue; narrow, medium and wide widths; ........ 29c,$9c,69c Pretty New Collar and Cuff Sets ............ 69 C Wonderful New Pouch Real Leather Bags, priced at ,.... ..... ...LOO, 1.25 Silk Scarfs, rayon, baronet satin, long or triangular shapes. These are very popular now. Priced at ....135,1.50, 1J5, 2.25 Children's Hats and Tarns, the very newest and priced so very reasonable Sister " a»*e two outstanding nuni- Hwieru '—pur' "Radio Girl" and bers. Very special . . . ................ 25c pr. Indies' Silk Hosiery—Our No. ";i2;r is inatck- -tes-«t this price ;;.. ......... .7. ... Iteftf target, we are headquarters for for weddistya, ahvutm and bridge. Sterling Variety Store Kwt Third Street Store No. Informed him that lie. tvar, to be shot. Wnndell broke a window nnd escaped, Down the ttrcels of Buenos Aires he fled, the soldiery nt his heels, filing at hii, n«.|ng. flKUre. Wn.nde.ll headed for the waterfront. There he found n haven on a German ship, the crew of which, learning; his nationality, protected him from the mob. A lew nights later he wa« smuggled down the river on a small t>oat. to embark nt the river mouth on a fillip lor Brazil. And that ended Wandcll's career as an admiral. Eventually he came to New Orleans. Now he is a staid and successful paint manufacturer, with never a hint about him of the 19-year-old ad- t rr-lrnl of the Argentine navy. I But he Kt111 remembers It. Awl i if you find him In the right mood, i he cnn spin you an IntcresUnfl I tale. M'ANDREW NAMED TO AN IMPORTANT POST Washington, Oct. 6—(A.P.)—Wil- liam McAndrew, former superintendent of Chicago public schools, and the target of Mayor William Hale Thompson in his campaign against what he termed pro-British textbooks, has been appointed chairman of the resolutions committee of the department of superintendence of the National Education Association. This committee, consisting of ten To those interested in beautifying their home or planting fruife stock, we wish to inform again that you have a large nursery right at your front door that has everything in this line you could wish for. And furthermore, each purchase is absolutely guaranteed —all nursery stock is climated and must grow. Before you buy—look over our line and get our prices. Holland Bulbs You'll never have a more ideal time to plant than at present. This year's shipments from Holland contain the best varieties we have ever had. The largest assortment of genuine bulbs in the county. PLANT PEONIES, POPPIES, SNOWDROPS, HYACINTHS, NARCISSUS, CROCUS, HARDY LILIES A^'uUJUne iif,J:Umdfi^Tiv^^ Flowering Shrubs, Hedge Plants, Climbing Roses, Bush Roses, Evergreens for Lawn Dec- . orations and Cemetery Work, The largest'assortment of Evergreens and the best we have had for years. Don't forget our EMOOR RIVER PRIVET for a hardy hedge. See it at our nursery. MY GUARANTEE PROTECTS YOU You can shop just as easily by mail as by making a personal visit. I guarantee everything to be exactly as represented. Money back if not satisfied. Could anyone be fairer? lighlaodPark OTTO MATZINGSB, STERLING, ILLINOIS 1-4 Mile SWtij wl Lteola Highway, l»si. el Car of Eastern Kentucky "Green Ridge" Jump coal. This is a very good grade and the price is right. We also have on hand— 3x2 Franco $735 3x6 Franco $7.50 Lump Franco ....- $7.50 Telephone 637 C. O. D. Coal Co. * Yeager, Mgr. Office and Yards, 1 Block East of "Q" Depot, Rock Falls What do you expect of a high-grade nationally known tire? Why, miles and miles of trouble-free transportation -and that B what Goodyears mean to you. , Always a fresh stock on hand. Talk Tires with Ridge and be prepared. Star Tire Store LEO A. RIDGE, Prop, SOS Locust Street nanow. evr Since of the Natioii/?r 1928 The COACH 9 585 W«T*»ri«« $jtfncf 4*75 Ali t«kM to-b. Sweeptngmonth after month to even more epectaculur height* of popularity . . . making and breaking new record* of BUCC«JM» wkh imprtssive regularity throughout the year— —the Bigger and Better Chevrolet hag been the greatest een*atk>n of America 'a greatest industry ! The world's lowest priced car with Body fay Fisher, it reveals beauty, marines* and luxury typical of the highest {triced autouuubiie*. It* line* •re !*>«&. low suad gmceful and to the sofenes* of deep during -cuaK- i* addled die comfort of Powered by a vake-Ln-feead mote* incorjxwatiag alloy Lavas- strm type tappet* highly efficient etudmreei reru, so (today's Chevrolet is so smooth, eo thrilling in *e» acc«Ier>> don that every hour tut th# wisedi It » source of ple*»ure And as a result of thorcMighiy p^tcdl and preciidkm ship, th* Bigger and Better has pmvtd 107* wheelbase on kmg, §emi-eUip~ to the frame. this _„ , , and leam why.J|f_ _ dbok« of the o«tiao<6$r ^ f "f /^\XTir% Oli J*¥rf*»i"i LLO YD*SMITH A L I T Y CHEVROLET SALES Street Telephone SSI AT LOW COSH

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