Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on January 5, 1888 · Page 3
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THE EVENING GAZETTE: THURSDAY, JANUABY 5 1888. BARGAINS! Cloaks, Shawls, Dress Goods, Blankets, Bed Comfortables, Knit Underwear, Toboggan Caps, ins, Hosiery, ^Gloves, Mitten Corsets, >Bustles, Handkerchiefs, Mufflers, And many other Goods to be sold very CHEAP FOB CM To reduce stock before Invoicing. CALL AWD SEE. Evening Gazette. TH« Kmmif Q O Anems oui b« had »t MI the newsstands. Price TWO c»jrr». THURSDAY. JAN. 5, SOCIETIES Natural Gas Company In Council Rooms. Eev. John McKim lectures in the Presbyterian cnurch on Japan. BBEVIT1FH. —No change in price of hogs over last quotation. —Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pea have a fine boy, born yesterday. —Frank Cochran manufactured and «old 155,000 cigars last year. —The X. (L. Club meeta tomorrow night with Charles Hubbard. —Judge Frank Baker is presiding at the term of the Lee county circuit court —A meeting of the Sub llosa Society at Miss Kilgour's this evening at 8 o'clock. —The Broadway M. E. church has afternoon as well as evening meetings this week. * —A way car of one train was run in to by the engine of another last night and received considerable damage. —Will 8. Pitte, a student at the Business College has secured a position as stenographer in the B. C & N. road office at Cedar Rapids. —Yesterday's alouchy day caused a disappearance of all the last fallen snow and of some that had previously fallen. Still, the sleighing holds good. —Mr. and Mrs. Osaar V. Emmert, of Nachusa, Illst, are the guests of their uncle, U. B. Sanders. They are receiving the congratulations of their Sterling friends as they are on their wedding tour. . — Mr. Eugene Scales has been appointed assistant treasurer of the Citizens' Association. Mr. Heal, the treasurer, having now a through run on the Northwestern and being necessarily absent from the city most of his time. —There will be a grand leap year party in Masonic Temple next Monday night, given by a number of the young society ladies of Sterling. It is exclusively under the auspices of the young ladies and they propose getting up a most enjoyable party. —A sleighing party went out six miles in the country last night to Mr. John Tracey's, about twenty couples In all and enjoyed dancing until a late hour. They were dumped out a few times and had their faces washed in the snow, but they all seemed to enjoy it, and everybody had a good time. —Our Eock Falls neighbors are till busily at .work In effort to , raise money for the upper dam. It is a matter that oncerns our people on both sides directly and immediately and it is with pleasure we record the fact that our neighbors are busily engaged in pushing the measure. • —A special telegram to the editor of She GAZETE, from the American Press association informs us that Baldwin the cashier >of the Fidelity Bank, Cincinnati, died at three o'clock this tnorn- ,ng. And so true is it that transgression brings shame and' shame often' brings death. —Conductor Boynton's train stuck In .a snowbank at Brooklyn yesterday and didn't get to Shabbona until after nine o'clock last night. He reached aere at 1 o'clock this morning bringing with him Sterling freight transferred from tke regular freight train that concluded that Sbabbona was far enough to travel yesterday.. —There will be a meeting of citizens n Lincoln Park school house to-morrow, Friday evening, to consider the upper dam matter, and it is requested that there be a fall meeting of First ward people on that occasion. That portion of our city Is directly and popularly, interested in the project. All citizens of Sterling will be welcome. —Road Master Lehman had a. call after midnight from a tramp, who insisted upon his getting up and giving him a warm meal. Mr. Lehmau did get up prepared to give him something warm but bis trampship disappeared before he got the door open, he evidently thinking there waa too great warmth in Mr. Lehman's manner, as Indicated by his voice. ^ —The dancing school occurred this atternoon at Masonic Opera House, and the evening session will occur as usual at 7:45. On this occasion Mr. Sweet intends giving the minuet quadrille, one of the very prettiest dances, but which cannot be lei med without Instructors. A full attendance of ladiea and gentlemen are assured for the evening class. —The report of the Second ward school class '88 shows an unusual number of rainy days for December. And the new year opens up in the same fashion. Considering that quite a number of timid folks considered that tile draining and other causes had driven.moisture out of our air, and at the same time that these many days of cloud brought much wetness, we may safely infer that old Wuiteslde and Illinois are In no immediate danger of running dry. —We want that dam; the people on the outside expect us to build It; we expect to build it. It must be built. Suppose you can't give $28; then you can give 810; and we know there is not » man in town but will be teneQtted that much. Of course there are some who can give a great many ten dollars, and they ought to do it. Now U the time to covor herself with glory. Of course ah« wilt do it. Let the work go on »sptdij mi til ever; doilwr \t »nb —The upper dam meeting last nighi, in the Council Rooms waa very well attended. U'hfi committee made partial reports and showed.a considerable sum of money already raised. At aJjourn- irient three rousing cheers were given for the enterprise. Another meeting will be held next Wednesday night at the same place, for the same purpose. In the meantime the committees will continue their praiseworthy work of securing subscriptions. Remember, all of you, good citizens, the Rubicon has been crossed; there can be no turning back.- It has been given out that the upper dam is to be built. Build It and our future is assured beyond any peradventure. It demands but a little earnest, persistent work and the money Is raised. Keep in motion. See everybody and let everybody know that everybody is Interested in the dam. —In Mr. Gait's letter from Paris in to-day's issue, he speaks of the enormous circulation of one of the journals of that city. In justice to American newspapers, the greatest of which (daily) does not have 200,000 subscribers, that In Europe, France as well as other countries, that the larger cities mainly control the newspaper business. Thus a Paris daily is taken all over France. European newspapers d < not run to local and general news like American papers, hence. It is to their capitals that they look for a supply. Cities of 50,000 in France have but one or two newspapers and they most im- pretentious; while in our country newspapers spring up everywhere. They beat us in the circulation of their paper, but we excel them In the number of ours. Take the northern states of this union, and there are more papers taken by there to one that in the greatest newspaper reading country of Europe. Mr. Gait's account of the Pasteur hospital is most interesting indeed and well worthy perusal by all our readers. —If the Rockford Register correctly reports Judge's Bailey and Brown, then are they guilty of a breach of decorum; for it is In exceedingly ill taste for them to seek to bias, in any way, public sentiment in the matter of a successor to Judge Eustace. And we say this who esteem the man of their preference and choice most highly. There Is no attorney in this district with whom we have been longer acquainted iior one with whom we are on more intimate terms of closest friendship, nor one, as all our friends do know, whom we should have Dersonally preferred to have been Judge Eustace's successor, than the man they prefer. And yet we say that even though their preference be our close and war,m friend of many yearp, we assert and maintain that it is uo )art of the business.of judges upon the )ench to criticise the action of the at- lOrneys of this county through a public newspaper and thus openly declare .heir own preference. Esteeming this attorney as we do, we must confess to personal gratification that as eminent urlsts as Judges Hrown and Bailey consider him as possessed of such high qualifications: yet,—considering their positions and their influence, and precedent, it is no part of their duty to seek to control the Oiling of the entire )ench. We say this reluctantly, because of our high esteem for both the Judgep. -The Dixon Bun asserts that we are afraid of incurring the .diaplea- ure of the Sterling dam company be-i cause we refused to pull off, our sleeves, rush down to the dam and try to coerce he officials into putting In a tishway, In the first place, we don't know whether there is a fish way here; in the second >lace, we don't know whether the fish commissioner wants one here. We should make but an ass of ourself if we devoted our time to finding out whether every State official was doing his duty. We aid officials as far as wo can, and particularly when they ask us, in •slating upon enforcement of law; we never run around and poke about and play detective to see whether they are nindlng their business. The editor «f ;he Sun having asserted that he has ;he prodigious courage needful to inform the commissioner and insist upon his duty here at Sterling, he will pardon us. f he at the same time will remind that official that there is a little villagn somewhere on Rock river, the seat of a shoe factory and the place where the Sun is published, which instead of hav- ng a fish way according to law as defined by the Sun, has nothing but an old echute which neither a crocodile, alligator, muskrat or otter could climb up, by much less, a bass, cat or any other fish make its way along. Since the editor of the Sun baa thus a v nounced to our terrified soul that he blessed with all the nineteenth centui courage to work reforms at a distam From home, we can but feel (persuade ihat bis invincible bravery will be su icient to lead him to attend to hi lome fiahway as well. In the rmsntim tie will pardon us for suggesting.to hi careful perusal those words in a bool (which by the way we asaure him i good reading and it will help him won derfully. if he will once in a whil glance at its teachings) full of nobles truths: "Pluck the beam out of thin' own eye before thou wouldst remov the mote from thy brother's eye." —There ought to be a special com mittee appointed to see after boys an> girls who don't go to school It is commonly supposed that all do go because all can go. That position Is about ai absurd as that all are good because all can be good. We have a law which requires that all shall go to school within a given age, for so long time each year. Now we know there are children who dou't goat all. They should be looked after and sent Our taxes for schools are high and public schojla are designed for all. Prevention is tetter thaa cure. Ralae the children right aud tbfirt) U no ne«d fur jails aud penlten- tUrtea. '•—Who will wajtar on the wenthfcr. 34 hour* ah**d'/ ersi »f Htork. Stock shipped since last report. Randolph & Seaman— U P Wilson 8, Murry 4, DusinjT 1, Clay ton 4, Wm Murry 12. Mrs R G Wheeler 17, Radatz 5 J WilgerS, II F Landis 5, John Drew 8. Tom Shannon 14, Hig- baugh 1, Scott 0, HiliyerS, Mcllall 8. Fulfs 5, F Bressler 8. Cattle—J S Brown 8, Giles Green 64 A Jacobs 8, W. Freeman 1, J Frank 2, John Buyers 4, J Hoak 6. Sheldon Wright & Stone—Hogs.-M Davis 0, Mike Cramer 1, I Carolus 2\ H Rhoop 2, F Echtenach 5, M Detrick 8, JohnStroud 14, II Hand 4, S Scofleld B, Henry Wetzell 1, E II Seare 1, Jake Vandemark 8. The Tax Books for Sterling township are now open in the Sterling National Bank. W. A. CONNELLY, dwtf TAX COLLECTOR. Anyone who is affected with Tetter, Salt Rheum or any Itching or smarting skin disease ' shimld try Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment. They will certainly never regret it. It is guaranteed to give satisfaction if sold by Strlckler & Boorse. tf The "C. H. S." is the finest 10 cent cigar on the market. The "Velvet" and 07 for a 5 cent smoke can't be beat. First class dealers, C. H. SelofT, manufacturer, tf A large stock of watches, clocks and silverware at Clark Giddlngs & Co's. Also they do fine watch repairing, tf Notice. The annual meeting of stockholders of the Sterling National Bank Sterling, Ills., will be held at their Banking House on Tuesday the 10th day of January, 1888, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the.election of directors for.the ensue- Ing year; and the transaction of other legitimate business. 78 J. H. LAWRENCE, Cashier. Sterling, Dec. 21,1887. The Boston Store keeps in stock all the year round a large and full stock of all kinds of 'goods in its line. Its dress goods are in latest designs, and so all its goods are fresh and recently purchased. It carries over no old goods and it sells at the lowest possible prices. 70 James M. Fitzgerald's Restaurant. Meals at all hours; oysteis in every style. Prices very reasonable. Under Keefer's drug store, corner 3rd and Locust streets. tf Dr. I. Rader, of Fulton, Kan., says: "I have been practicing medicine for 47 years. Many times I have prescribed Chamberlain's Cough Remedy aud do not believe it has an equal in the market.', It is a certain cure for coughs, colds and hoarseness. It is a splendid expectorant. It contains no opium, chloroform or any Injurious substance. 50 cents per bottle. Sold by Strickler & Boorse. tf Thirty-five cents for twenty-five pounds of Pancake flour at the Sterling Mill Co. . - tf A conflict for possession. When your system becomes disordered do not let diseaie take possession. Take St. Patrick's Pills at unce. They act promptly, cure costiveness and bilious disorders. They ward off disease and tone up the whole system. Strickler & Boorse. tf . L,U8t. Between Wallace school and the Hock Falls Manufacturing Co's office, the afternoon of Jan. 3, a ladies hunting cas.e gold watch with silver chain. Finder will please leave at this office, and receive 810 reward. 74 Regular meetings of the S. K. A. O. U. W. has been changed from the second and third Wednesday of each month to the second and third Saturday. ^ 76 The Boston Store still leads In low prices. It. cannot be undersold because it buys at best advantage and sells at small profits which it is able to do by managing economically. ,Dry goods of all kinds,—laces, dress goods, gloves, etc., on hand. 76 Now is the time to get a pair of heel plates put on your rubbers or overshoes to keep you from 'slipping and wear- Ing off at the heel. P. J. Unkel. tf Wheat flour for pancakes at 81.25 per hundred pounds. Sterling Mill Co tf Two-thirds of rubbers and overshoes wear through at the heel first. A pair of heel plates put on by P. J. .Unkel will prevent that and wear twice as long. There are nineteen metals more valuable than gold, but no remedy which will compare with Biglow's Positive Cure for coughs and colds. A prompt and pleasant cure for all throat and lung troubles. 60 cents and fi. For sale by O, A. Olir«r A Co. Notice of St ekholder's Meeting. T HE ANNUAL MEETING of the stockholder* of the Will tusa & Ortou Manufacturing Company will beheld at the coniua. oy'i office tt two o'clock p. «., on the 8KVKNTEKNTH DAY OF JANIUBY, la*. tor the DU rpoM of elect! ax * Bo»rd ol Director* (or lh« eo»ain* jw«, *a<ff aa autjr pro Mharrheidrr' Notice Is hereby given that a meetinp of the shareholders of the First National bank of Sterling will be held at the office of said bank on Tuesday the 10th day of January next at 2 o'clock p. m. for the purpose of electing a board of Directors for the ensuing year and transacting such other business sa may properly come before them. " 78 Vf. A. SANSCRIT, Cashier. The Turner Society will give a grand masquerade ball in Mtcnnerchor hall January 10, next. 73x78 Wheat flour for pancakes at just one quarter the price of (Buckwheat at the Sterling Mill Co. tf PEOPLE'S COLUMN. ^_ .... will Insert thres lines In this col-"Sz=« umn one time for 10 cents, or lur to cents a week. Kach additional line will ue 0 cents a single Insertion, or 15 cento a week. FOB RF.NT. R ESIDENCE of E. W. Edson and the stor» room under Farwell Hall. Apply to J. A. McCune. tf D WELLING house, corner 5th Ave. and 4th St. Apply to Mrs. M. H. Kreldnr. tf D ONT sleep out of doors when you can get a comfortable house for from six to seven Collars per month, of F. 1). Hubbard. tf. O FFICES tor rent In Bell block, being desirable, and finished. In elegant shape. Apply to J. B. Bell & Bon. tf VOO, BALK. A CHANCE to make money. J. A. Bartlfltt offers one or both of his billiard parlors for sole at s bargain. tf [ OFFER for sale my entire stock of goods, with Its good will, on reasonable terms. C. L. Sheets, ouccessor to Martin & Klntile. tf Sterling, Ills., Dec. 17,1887. />OOT>ll|;hthnt>-*lpd --nd a democrat wagon. VJ Enquire at this office tf L LE Brewery and fixtures for sale. George E. Kogors. Starling, Ills. Address, tf WAHTKD. S ITUATION as housekeeper by experienced young lady. Address, Clara Altman, Morrison, Ills. tf ECO ND hand letter press, zelte ofllce. Addrfss X, Ga U FOUND. B I UNf'H of keys, Wednesday, Irf Hock Falls. Enquire at Uazette offline. 74 AIWT1B ,FOR THE BOYS!) SKATES! SKATES! SKATES! GUTJL-EIfcY, GUTLEPfcY, CUTLERY, HARDWARE & STOVES, At my new store on Third street, opposite Jacob Elsle'a Merchant Tailoring establishment. Lewis D. Wynn. OUT -ON— (Pianos and Organs !! UNTIL AFTEB THE HIOLIDA.YS. BlgHtoek; Moat Favorable Ter WEBNTZ CO., (Oalt|Hou5e^Block.) WRIGHT & WILLIAMS, PLUMBERS, GAS & STEAM FITTERS, Jobbing and Bepalrlnc Promptly Attended to. Dealers In Lead and Wrought Iron Pipe. Wood and Iron Pumps, ol all kind. Hose, Packing, Hteam and Water Guages, Valves, Fittings, Uewer Pine, &c. btlmates made on Plumbing, Steam & Gas Jobs Mr. B. F. WILLIAMS. Formerly *lth Wm. McCune & Co.. attends ta wood and Iron pump setting and repairing. Mr. E. M. WRIGHT, Formerly with the Sterling Water Co., gives hli personal attention to all plumbing, steam and {an contracts. OVB PALACE Is complete with tue latest designs In . Stand and Bracket Lamps, Burners, Chlmn«ys, &e. Prices to suit the times. Call and see our Little Giant Lamp an4 Eureka Safety Valve. All work warranted. Your orders solicited. Telephone »1. Walt Uou»e Block. INSURANCE RIAIrlSTATE Affl LOANS. AGENT* FOB THE JLKADING VIHK, (UFfl *AND>?ACCII>£«T*:U* • DKAHCKJCO'V. For*«Qt; Western land TSooUiwectern Farm Property, Improved and Uniu.proped [or —i- MOHKY TO JM>AM.-C»llaBd i«em».:_ EDWARD G. UNDERWOOD. BOOB 1. Aotdomr Miuto Building, opptwiM G»l . la*. WILD WAVES SAYING, AND IT IN YOUR HAT, SI&TER, THAT All Notwithstanding Their (Rousing .• Holiday Trade Have Still A Fair Assortment of 1LOAKS& MUFFS STAPLE | FANCY At their Usual (Reasonable Prices. Come one, come all. This rock shall flea From its firm base As soon as we. THE URLY BIRO HATCHES TKE WURM. —FOR- -AT- Fuller's Book Store. Will Find CIGARS Choletut Brnnda of and TOBACCOS JNO. P. LAWRIE'S. X am Prepared to Farms, City Propertj Personal Property an Stocksofpoods For other Property / rt g * « aS il CEO. W. CHA3IBKBI.IH.: BOOH 3, ACADEMY OF HUSIC, rffloe open erenlnga. Come Dow* After Sapper anrt Hit bythe Onea " and let no Talk Baalaea*. fe h fa h COCHRAIT SELLS THE BEST CIGARS -FOR THE— LEAST MONEY of Tobacco AT LOWEST RATES. This is good advice and, we jharge nothing for it. Perhaps ou may wish to know how to do o, and it is easy for me to tell yon. The first move to make is to buy 'our goods ot THE GROCERY You will then know that you ar« ;otting them at the lowest possible i{jnre. Those who have traded with us in the past know this well, ,nd we want others to know it. We ara selling just now a first-class At a lower figure than they were iver sold before, and they are go- g off fast. This ia rather a new leparture for us, bu \— always in- «nd to keep up with -o demands «d requirements of < •; customers. n adding this newfr»- "ire we have not neglected, nor dr rro intend to, any other part of our i i-yiness. We are selling groceries of all kinds a LITTLE LOWER Than they can be had elsewhere. We can and do do this, and the why and wherefore of this is that we buy many of our goods directly 'rom first hands thus saving the profit made by the jobber. PRY THE BEE HIVE Aud see if what is said, hers w not absolutely correct. Fannejs, don't fort, w« want to sell you aU a BOB SLED, BEE HJVE GROCERY,

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