Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on October 18, 1928 · Page 4
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Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois · Page 4

Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, October 18, 1928
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cf Th<a Army of The Ors.nrt Armv of the Republic h*<; Invite*] to he'd R last fictional fnr-smi!- BWJlf. tn WO sif. PprinKfirM. 111., wlv-rp /thru- h»m I.iswrfn T>* bur»»d. Th* *»nd of th? trail ts en* IRT sway fey the Grand Army, In * few mow year* th» thinnlnu rank* row, stack arms forrvrr. It, would be f-s'tf-mr'y fitting and right for the last encampment to be h»Jd by the tomb of Lincoln, The CiTi! wmr— th« "irrBprmible tv>nnki : " of the htetwisn*— •S-M * long war und a bitter war. It cost the II ws of ti great many young men and left wounds that took mmny decades to heaL But it gave Uie country unity which will last forever. And it EBVS UK KJJIW thing wore. eomr thing Irs.-, tangible but no lew pmdous; R great heritage of heroism nnd endurance. Lincoln already h something like a myth. The magnificent memorial at Washington, that raises its shining pillars over a cl"nr pool, is more than a memorial to fl former president. It Is, in a way. a symbol of nil the tilings that our democracy holds dearest. an everlasting beacon dedicated to 51 figure that grows greater with the passing year/-. The Grand Army, too, Js somethlnR like that, It is not simply a collection of gray-haired. bent old men In blue coats and campaign hats. It is an army of shadows, marching forever ahead of us down the road to the future. Like Lincoln, It has met dciith and is deathless. It will endure at long a,s our country wUl endure. In every agt, men have tended to grow dissatisfied with their own times. They have comforted themselves, and drawn hope for the future, by looking back to earlier days of greatness, when there was more courage and less meanness. The civil wsr period is, for us, the time when there were giants. To unite, in one ceremony, homage to the Grand Army and to Lincoln could not fail to stimulate and encourage us. And the blue uniform ought not to be the only one In evidence at this encampment. Somewhere there should be a bit of gray. For the Grand Army does not march alone on Itsgroad to immortality. It is accompanied by another shadowy, host ; a host that it wrestled and fought with all the way from the swamps of Mississippi to the rolling farmlands of Pennsylvania; a host , that showed heroism and fidelity equal to its; own. There should be a place, somewhere in the last reunion, for the warriors of the Confederacy. They, too, were giants. -It would be a fine thing, this last reunion. The Grand Army baa done a great deal for us. Soon it will swing off forever, marching Into the starless night to Join the ragged heroes! of Bunker Hill and Valley Forge. Before it goes w* ought to rrwke occasion to give it a final cheer. And what place more fitting than the place where Lincoln sleeps? Laudable Pride The Sterling Daily Gazette feels justified somewhat in rather pluming itself on the fact that in a contest with several hundred newspapers covering a period now of several years, this paper lias been awarded second place twice, and honorable mention or better in every contest before the Illinois press Association beld each year at Champalgn- Urbana, the eeat of the Illinois State University. Only a half dozen papej-s- in tiio statA were awarded the favor extended to the Sterling D»Uy Gazc-tU?. The public has ao idea of the work, the watchful care and ,the thoroughness with which our editorial force makes an honest effort to give their readers the very best possible service. The Daily Gazette could reduce Its payroll several hundred dollars a week, eould reduce its force a»d publish a newspaper a«d very few of its readers might be able to Kleteet the difference. But the difference is there. Tbe extra money to make a better newspaper is well expended. The Gasette has the satisfaction of knowing that among the fading newspaper maters the Judgment is Usafc tba local paper ¥*bka pmciIc*My at the *ery top of the ndrspaperi of the state. T!MS** S» ao doubt ttiat readers of this paper will be as much pleased with the result of UK state competition &s U the management el Vtw Gazette. It seem* safe also to believe that they will realise more and wore that ifcey have a newspaper here that from all tite standards of newspaper making passed upon by the most experienced newspaper makers The Daily Gaiette is giving its community a tbaroufbly bi«h ciats service. la tills connection it is a pleasure to extend tlianka to patrons of The Gazette, twtb in tte sabfi<slpaea and sdvmlstng department, which has enabled tlus paper to give the service rendered and at the same time help bring to tea Twin Cities of Ster- J&g aaH Rode Fdlis the generally conceded reputations In the state as being one of tho - UveMect sag best business coiCttiuniues of its : $m ia tb* stst*. There are criad*ms of t&asm of this psper and emery paper. 'I'heao (Xitieites am often harsh and cmde by peo- - T&t who do iwt kww wtot &*y are uJkms •atoll wad make tia eifort to get ths facts' aT ftot 'tmed. 1tt» p&per does matte laiiUkts. of tiasifl. It will oantiuu* to do w) k» err I* bum&a. It t&skes •MM of »ai*«*tfi tnafc any fa«su«« Hut all u«s UKW thesw is a 4«wr* on tits psot^i »aa*stKt «rtth ito tiik *»am«*i»iy tl» very wltitout- nepud to «x»t^ that a pt« to suiy A LfTTLE ABOUT EVERYTHING TV'P OTlIr t- 'Robert Qiili!~n) fn'itrr" !>!?* rrnl-- « Ppeskine of pfar*< trffltlT.. h^w mnny I hf fffrc*!""' 5 If the \!o!"*or lisd o nd th«" in »n who wish 1 ** to *ny it but, 't wi?h to h^ qnritcrt. Of cfttirv? nobodj" doiibt', n csindldftte's , but youli notice fhe price of ifl.rm land hfl.'.ri't innTn'^d greatly. Hnvinc ^- r "n mpnv ei'Ttif.n 1 :. "'^ rs*,'i'* wm to ppf f>xrttf«i flixjut pome slnuigtr's effoii. to g r ? s job. Mothers who have made the pnorrst job of trainins their brats nre the ones who trll the first-srrade tearhf r how to do It, Quantity production rrdm.Tr> overhead. Physician',', bill for one baby, $30; for triplets, $10 each. It mu.'-t nrmise Poltu- bear.-, when they come. ncro.v, n torn flap clinging to n sharp point of ice. It. doesn't help a party much when a prominent member proclaims hin loyalty In a tone of martyrdom. Americanism: Hastening to buy the new play-pretty; wishing you had waited for the improved model. When a man talks much about saving the party, the method he has in mind consists In applying a hatchet to the party's head. There's one jrood tiling. Some experimenter in developing home-made hootch may yet produce the perfect varnish remover. Thank Roodne.v;! Another season gone by without anybody trying to introduce watermelon served with mayonnaise. Now they are searching and padlocking homes. The only further step to be dreaded is the stomach pump. Why work so hard to get publicity? The same energy would produce work good enough to get by without it. The Chinese have a new battleship named "Peace." To a Chinaman, peace Is something that gets'shattered when he tries to get his rights. 80 that explains that. Even though you got in the public eye, you may be just a little squirt. Look at the grapefruit. If the dead know everything. Shakespeare must have an unflattering opinion of the generation that began Its literary development by expurgating him. Correct tins sentence: "I know John has a tooth-ache," said the wife, "but he's too proud to let me hear him groan or complain." SIDE TALKS THE FUSSKE (Ruth Cameron) Is there anything more tiresome than a who fusses? I wonder if you know what I mean by fussing. I mean constantly breaking out into frettings or fears of one sort or another. The f r is coiiiK on a vacation and this is the burden ol her conversation for days beforehand: "Oh deur, I don't believe we're going to get off tomorrow, I feel sure it's going to rain. The barometer is dropping ... I know we ought to send that parcel post bundle earlier, we'll probably get there and won't liave our bathing suits. I am so worried about the garden. I haven't any faith in that Johnny Baker, ha may water and he may cot. , v k Oh dear, rr hops it isn't going to be hot tike this ail the time we arts BOOC," etc. etc. The Fusser And Itftr' Children The fusser has children and fusaes at them or ov«r them all the time. "Jim, come here and put your sweater oo. No. I don't suppose you are cold, you never are ... Isn't U terrible they've got measles *t school and B*tty has be«n exposed and I do dread measles so ... Stop fidgeting Betty. (As if a fu&ser should expect to have anything but a fidgeting child, the two go together). Jim, I wish you'd go outdoors, you make ms nervous hanging around tn&t way ... Oh deai'. I. dou't know what this generation is coming, to, I get so worried when Jan« is out so late. She says they all do it but I don't know." <Of course I realize that oae cannot have children without Iwving worries and without having to constantly suggeat to them end correct them, but I do submit tot soms people pick at cliildreu a«d fret over them more tha» frqpari For Air Traffic Just Keep A»»j Fram The fu&>er drives away h*ppme*ss 1'iom luru^-u or he^U gnd has HO idi* that he or ehe is doing it. For ttisuuieereha ..... 4oe*")not feee why her friends and i»i*tiv*is do not take her o» automobile trips s* much as fcbey used to and makes bitter Jriaarks about the tag- ei-shuefcs of going out with a big car only half fwi! -while pewyte who would like to go ett »t I'MJiu*..' she dots not re&U&a that wla*B site liui b««n taken on nde» stta has of t*if fussed M ;!:it halt tfi« pie&gure w&s taJntm out uf u for the rest. Afeout the wtod- About the drivers speed. About g*Mitt§ bcis* before dark. About the pj'otebiiity of its raining, About iumtig to wait while tte driver d<.*a u» About the dtoMOiiort @l havUi* a a to for a ftw miles. Pf Tt IHJJ b* ft lr»v* font of ji«' TS flnwrrp— • Thr-y !)p]p lhf> lonrjy rno(h?is fo while away thff !iour- For dftughfr-s (rrow to marry and Kfnn grow up to strny, «gp can love « BRTrJrn which never 'Copyright, 1928. Edgar A. Guest) RIPPLING AND BETTER (Wnlt Mason) Rlx times I've Fought a restful town, and found ju?!. what I sosight; "Now lirrc 1*11 sfnunhuvny settle down, nntl end my days." mcthought; "I hate tho city's noise *nd smell, ils lauchtcr and Its moan: I Want a quiet place to dwell where I can be alone. A place where traffic docs not ronr forever through the strrct; a village that 1ms learned to snore In Mumbcrs calm nntl r.wrct." Bis tinaes I found mr such a grnd, and bought myself R home, and thru I was exceeding plad, con- t*Mi( limit filled my tlamr. I've found sis tcnvn stoo dend to r-ktn. and thought they'd nrvrr saow, and boiiKht my vine and tree thrrrln. my spirit nil nclow. And always, uhrn 1 bought my shack, nnd .settled down to rest, promoters came, with lots of jack end tirelesr, i^p and Rest. Thry came, with nil thrlr bia/.cn charms, with all their pleasant wiles, and subdivided all the farms within a down mile.s. They always shook the town awake and made its people hump: a bigger, better town they'd make of Punktown-by- t he-Dump. Six times I've bought a house »nd lot in some such quiet place; 'twould be a pleasant, restful spot in which to close my racr. Tho value of my place would rise, commandiriR prices strong, but I had lost the Paradise for which I'd yearned so long. "What luck he has," some men would Bay, "it always is abloom; whenever he elects to stay there's sure to be a boom." "What luck I have," I'd sadly sigh, "it's always out of plumb; wherever I elect to buy, big growth is sure to come; there Is no place on sea or shore where I can dwell in peace, and there escape the city's roar, the uniformed police." (Copyright, 1928, George Matthew Adams) BENNTS NOTEBOOK (Lee Pane> Ma and my sister Glnddis was tawking about Gladdises clothes and weather she baa. enuff to start with alter she gets married, and me and pop and Mr. Parkins was lissen- ing, ma saying, Well, youll have your new tweed travelling suit, thats one Important Item all settled, and youll have that blue street costume for a change. Yes. Im not worrying about street clothes, have I enuff evening dresses, thats the big question, Oladdls sed. And little morning and afternoon gowns, I practically Just have my 2-printed dresses and the white pleeted one. will they be enuff? she sed. I think so, and dont forget your having that little Prentch model made over, ma Bed. So It seems your evening clothes arc the ony problenit and I shouldent be serprised If you<i do very well with the crape de sheen your having made and your 4 practically new ones, my goodness that makes five, she sed, and Oladdls sed, Thats so, and if the spots come out of my green velvet thats another one, O I gess 111 struggle along all rite for a wile. How about you. Harvey? pop sed. Have you sufficient changes of clothes to plunge into the sea of matrimony with? he sed, and Mr. Parkins sed, Well Im afraid the most I can think of at the present moment is 2 fairly good suits and an exter pair of shoes and I must cay after llssenlng to the ladies tho tliawt makes me feel rather undressed. I should think BO, pop Bed, Come on around to the bowling alley and 111 roll you for the cigars, it mite take your mind olf your sartorial poverty, he bed. Gladly, Mr. Parkins Bed. And him and pop went out and ma and Giaddla tawked about Gladdises clothes all over Rgen. SMlJAWfflLE (Tom Sims) . Au Inspired .headline writer announces that the Byrd; South Pole trip will reveal the last of the world's great secrete. Aha I the reason why a pedestrian tries to beat an automobile at the intersection. A wife, her mother and her grandmother sued for divorces in the win* week. If they ell wer* married to thi same iaau U»t would b* news. Fish are fond of music, & professor discovers. just &s you've suspected in the night clubs. Apple (troweis now urge everyone to eat two applea a day. Probably tbe theory is that the more doctors you keep away the Scientists are finding substitutes for gaso« line, rubber and all Uutt, but what this country needs is something to say instead of "I'll say so." They call them permanent waves, the word '•permanent" here meaning "once every two mouths," TOM SIMS SAYS Then, too, ttMtt* Is the woman who went to the butcher &hop, asked for & pound of liver and told the butcher to N sure &&<£throw in gome from it when tfcey " dua, "'and this 1* oae of? the times when they am by the *U»pls expedient of leaving the fusser at tome. "I'm Ne Hapftte* Wfcea I fte m Wby Of course we all have fears sud a£C£3 and diapamlorts. And we all like to mention Uitai aontftUwtss. But *u&ina *bou4 theia is * babit that tome people g«t into. • A Mend of taint wto 'bad. tiia' ' . . several brtght yowigs£«« hwrd one of them praywg one night, "JLord, toeep me from wWiiiag, I'm m> liappier when I whine so why wbiue. 1 * To the growuup %iu> lus»s k j-tcom* Ut« siintuded ioraa of iJmt pr*yer " in ortfer to nnfei" »ny must b« tion. There ar« cstreie^i R^ lin _ drirfrra. of cminw, but thry sir; R vs?r¥ RmftH pproentnjrft of iii general. It »s for the r**t, of us to learn that culUir s1«rte?9B that h«« ooroe' In with the motor age, and teach It to our children. If we wteh to keep stflves and tr»:ei sllvfi. TM most cnreful driTw mny Imve scddents. Buch a tiling us "daring" n driver to nin over one. ban r»o p?ece on either street or road. Parent* in some cases'have actu- s!jy ssid to their children, "Don't Ret off the road for Rny car. Let them get out for you." Mosfe drivers will and do try to get out. of the way. unless there ts & turn In the road. or B rise In the ground ahead over which he cannot jsee. If there la R curve he cannot turn out for he way run headlong into another car. On a rise It is equally dangerous. To go one foot to the left of the middle (if the rond, when ne cannot see ithend. may mean a smash up. A car going »t a very moderate rate of speed rarely can be stopped, no matter how suddenly or heavily the brakes arc applied. In less than MI manv yards. That should be Oft, 8:00 p. m. — Oinnar mwi WBNB, WHO; ?*ews, WOC. p. m, — The SORB; BhoT, N. B. C. hookup, WOC. 7:iO p. m, — Hoover Sentinels, N. B. O. hookup, WON. WOC.; Champion Sparters, KYW. 8:W) p. m.— Republican HaUonal Committee, N. B. C. system, WON, WGC. 8:30 p. m. — Music, Maxwell hour, S:S() p. m. — Drmocratlc National Committee. WON, WOC. ll:15-12;IO-~Coon-Samlen?, WON. A THOUGHT FOR TODA* But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.—II Tim. 2:23. * • * Pools and sensible men are equally inocuous. It is in the half fools and half wise that the greatest danger lies.—Goethe. Girls Wanted 0 For Factory Work The Burgess Battery Company has several good openings for women workers who desire to earn good wages. Modern conveniences for the welfare and comfort of employees have been installed by this company. Applicants must be over 16 years of age. Make application in person to the Employment Department Burgess Battery Company Frecport, Illinois GUARANTEED HUSKING GLOVES Good ten ounce gloves that are absolutely guaranteed, not to rip. 2-Thumb Gloves $2.25 doz. 2-Thumb Mitts $2.25 doz. Single Thumb Gloves $1.75 doz. Single Thumb Mitts $L7S doz. Others $1.50 doz, up 22 oz. heavy Blue Denim Overalls, lined pockets, triple stitched. A regular $2.00 value, spe'cial while they last, pair..' Good full cut Blue or Khaki Work Shirts, each Guaranteed Work Shoes with Uskide or leather sole, special, pair Wool lined Overall Jackets ..$2.00 up All Wool Blazers $5.00 up Sheep Skin Coats $10.00 up \ Buy your Winter needs NOW and SAVE. J. R. Bell Company 22 East Third St. Next to Owen's 75c New Fall 18.75 to $67.50 Mostly large shawl collars with brown, black and grey furs. Dozens of them and every one brings some new fashion feature. ---•..-..-.-.- Thus pur women*s coat section is kept highly interesting at all times. One may come in quest of the very newest and be reasonably certain to find it. No better time than now to secure your new coat—buy now and be ready for the snappy days. umm FUII FASHION >Vl HEELJ _ Jiwt In—-die a«*r Sty I*', miB*B*KlFuUF*4hio«M!dHo*i« hem ttk new to its darabttt tftUI10 New Frocks Crepe Satins, Flat Crepes, Georgette* $12.75 and $16.75 Your new frock may be chosen with economy at SpwlesV for styles are those which are certain to appeal for their modishness of line and favored materials. Colors are black, blue, brown and others, The exceptional quality is instantly evident and values are remarkable. W.J. FALLS

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