Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on February 18, 1897 · Page 1
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Sterling, Illinois
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PA.C3-E8. r'* so. no. 7. STEELING, ILLINOIS TMUBSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 H897 I1JO A RAILWAY. i w*8*. — .1:47*. Itt. ...... t2:42R.m. Pswengcr (ftrr.) ... n :» p. m^ H« mine FMS ......... . t4:Mp, m. 8:15 p, BJ. fl« :lra.. &-. Km 8, Oh! go. l&Btfi- t So. 4, Belie OOINORAflT. | JKM ». m. "4:29 a. m. .. *8:29 fw m. Passenger Oeare).., W:&8 », m. lae Fua. - ........ +I0:t3 a. ta. BO, It, DmMolnes Faraeitget ..i— tS:83 p. ro, 1 HO.I 18, OMnton Passenger— .* 15:03 p. w. i 8^'fMgU., Jf... ...._.. J*« Monday. BUSUNSTOH k QTOTOY St. Arrlred trom East, F(W8eng' n .. S3 Freight-. 12:30 p.m. Arrfto irom We«t. 48 !>8fl8«ng'r..e:50ft.m. 47 PM8eng'r«S:aOp,m fl « .— «:15p.m. MUUM018 OENTSAL if 0Tin£t$t close connection »t Denroek frith JIM tor all stfttiong on MendoUandCUnton Kwn; ftltoSftTsnna and Dutraque. ..To, eojnaKea clow connections with main line trim* at GslWDurg, both cart and frest; (or iOlty,Oman? Canter, etc..e6o.:also for , oonneottng with train W4»t Book iAILWAY A? DI201T. OOlNO BOOTH, ' ' r&nft Pass., D»!Iy» except Sunday ,.3s25a. m 'Through Paw.. Dally. ^.............;. ..9:37 a. m BUxnnlnrtpn Pass v JI)ally,oxcept Bunday 4 :BO p.m MendotaFwight, Dally.exoept Sunday ,n :4B a. m GOING NORTH. ' ' • Dubuoue Pan?., Dally, except Bunday...B:« a. m Through raw., Daily,.'.'..:..... ..4«p.m local fiias.. DaUy, except Sunday 11 -M P. m u Jtreifat Dally, except Hund&y.........11 no a. a Veterinary Burgeons. , iH')0. HOOVER, D. V. 8. - . -QFFICIE- .AtMfi^BRS * BSHLEMAN'S DRUG 5TORB. ", Hospital, Cor. Third A.TO. »n'a Fifth Btt! " Harrison Teli> Beildeaoci Wi Oflloe, 16. ,. , Bcfldenco, BUjh AreJ, North ot^torlln* Bohool — • OB. 0. E, WRIGHT, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist Office and Veterlo&rium at Wright & Go's .; Livery and Boarding-Stables. ' ; • CUT, W. JChtrd St. ind B Ave-i , ' . : • - tfffKnt.Ttia, TimyoiH. '» .- .' >' • \ WhltesUle Harriion Telephone 16. _.._.-Physicians. Physician and ;Surgeon. " 00U*-AoBd«mjr of HneWBdom " i Fourth , 9-lift.m.; W.*B..CAROUJ5,-n. D. 6icea«e* of iba UTef, Stomach, BoweU ui cwa«« • p, n STERLING, ILLINOIS, ;^ FRANK ANTHONY, IVD., PBYSiciAN AND SURGEON. " ' --— * ' ^ H .OFFICE COR. Id AYE, Md FOURTH ST. ee N. WVOoy. A«», » *nd FQurtb B^rcct, STERUNQ, IWJNOI5. ' v. »- *' J. F/ICEBPBR, ' . JANE REID KEEPER, PHYSICIANS AND , 7 OPPiCJS AND RESIDENCE? " '' ««tl»tAT«ine. ' Both Telephones. - §TBRUNa, - ,' ILLINOIS, A. C. PHYSICIAN ANP SURGEON, ;lD«lce U^ StaJri, 8 Ewt TWr4 Str««rt, Attorney^. ^w^v^^'^'r* JOHN Q. flANAHAN, LiW AND PATgMfS. , ILLS: HENRY C, WARD, SUIfi «, OP BLOCK, , 1; - * 1 J. W. AU8XANDER o^ *t Uw. Notary Pubtte CJM| J««tfe« vf the Pme, find J, I Estate, and Fire Insurance. BI^JOK. Boom ft. S* j. WICK6N5, REAL ESTATE DEALER. r*BM1M}AHS A SPECIALTY. , JHTicc Over Roaenthal'B Clolhlaf Store, .and Third Bt. I). U MAXWELL, DEALER IK Real Estate, WALL STREET. . HECKMAN, REAL ESTATE BROKER. INStJKANOE AND LOANS. Vor Bent,i Property and Rold on It«Mu>iu»bla Terms. Alto Rotary PnMlo. Office. Oor. Bd and Locust at,, Sterling. Insurance E. M. Ebersole, Gait House Block. Music; BUQENB V. WOURTH, Teacher of Pianoforte Aldrich We«t Third Bfreet. ";:/•. 'Oenttot^j'KU^r' 1 OENTAi: -Plr.t National Bank Blotk.- Offlo? Hoorl-B to 12| 1 • Telephone No. i. LAW AND PATENT ATTORNEY. '(Money to LoAn',), Sast Thl'd Street, STERlllNO, ILL. Best of AU is The Crescept, ItBW BRAND OF CIQAK8 Maaotactured by i, F. COCHRAN. 60 Cojds of Wood ,. Formate at S3.5O to S3.OO per Cord Delivered ; * M. C, Just Received at the LADIES' BAZAAR. An elegant, l,aces, Embroideries, and Linens; the new Embroidery Rings and . Needles. MRS. L. HODGKS. FARMEBS AT KNOX, T£NTH DISTRICT AQRICULTUR* ISTS M^ET IN GALESBURG. I<ar|te Attendance and Interestlaff Bes- Blong—Whlt«ilde'g Farmer* Tak» n From, inent Part and Contribute Excellent F»- pern—Good Moslo. The Tenth Congressional District held a Farmers' Institute at Galesburg, 111., Feb. 10,11, and 12. The meeting was called to order by <he President of the Institute, J. H. 3oolidge, promptly at 10 o'clock o._m^ This meeting waa held la the Court House; although court was In session, .hey kindly gave up their room, which is the largest in the building. . The address of welcome was delivered by the Mayor of the city; Hon. J. J, Tunnlcliff. He said that Galesburg, wbldh. has twenty thousand Inhabl- tants.owes it^ success to the farmers of Einox county. Response by the President of the Institute, J*. H. Goolidge. Reports of \he ^Presidents of •• each County Farmers' Institute In this district were called for. Jlr. Mitchel, of Bound Grove, was first to respond,' after which A. D..Stanley, of Coleta, was asked to give his views on '-How Is the best way to get farmer to work in the Earmers'Institute?" to which he re sponded. r ^. • , • ourned until 1:30 p. in." . • The afternoon session was* called to order on time. Opeu^fc with. a song, "M^father's Haif/.'poflhel," which brotfgUt down the hoties, The sugar beed'q'|||stidn was then^taken up; by Honj'& 'F', Arnold. He saya we ; ,.hftv seveii BUgtMTbeet factories in tha|bni£ ed.Statefl.-There has not been enough gold and silved mined, for fifty years to pay for the sugar we. use. - Our beets areas,,8W,eet as any on earth. He thinks it will not be many years before we will be making sugar for two and one-half cents a pound. '.' Food Ration's for Man was then taken up by Mrs. Henry M. Dunlap, of Savoy, 111. She thinks that we are apt to fry.tbb.many pf our victuals; fried potatoes ' andu : white flour bread are **aH*&to£^f^^ She thlnke the: bouse ,Wife _ ought to study bolledology and bakedology rather than friedology. After this we were dismissed until the second day's meeting, which waa called to order by the President. v Second Day. . A. G. Judd,of Dixon, was then called upon to tell us how to make butter at a cost of six cents per pound. He. read an excellent paper on this subject, af ter which a great many questions were asked him In regard to the feed anc care of cows, which he answered satis factorily.;. Mr. Judd is a practical mar and understands what he is talking about, V s , •,' '-'. . •;'. '•'/• .' . •; •. : . '••• let the afternoon Hon. S, A. Forbes State EntomologiBt.wad us a paper on injury to crops by InsectB; dwelling r on .chine bugs and corn root lice/He says to prevent cblno bugs from going from the small grain into the corn, would be to take coal tar and string; it along be tween the corn : and the small grain about a gallon to twenty x rods anc along this line dig holes, aoout like a post bolo ( about every eight feet next to the small grain, and as the bug t*t tempts, to cross, .it comes in; contacl with the tar and, as they follow along the line, they fall into these holes then the farmer can kill them by pouring a little kerosene 09 them. He say( if, we kill a bushel in thle way befon they get onto the corn, it' will be the same as killing twenty : five bushels afterwards. He then spoke of the corn louse and said the only way $o keep t b em pu£ was not to have corn , on. the same ground the second year, This talk was highly appreciated by all. Thin ended the second day'a session, At this Ucae, according, to previous ar r&bgementg, we were obliged to leave for .home on the 6 o'clock train. We much regretted that we'could not stay for the third day session as theee meetings were very interesting. I would like to urge the farmers' of Whiteaide eouuty not to fa}l to attend a Farmer's Institute when «n opportunity presents itself,astbereis a great deal .to be learned aud enjoyed- ' ,....,.; "-. ' "• • A, p. STANLEY., OF MRS. ANDREAS. ?*•*«• Away »tH»r Koine South of ' Mrs, Titlie Andreas, of South Elk horn, died S t uuday night. She won stricken with paralysis a short time ago, aatl it waa feared frprn the first that she would not recover. She was formerly Miss Tdlie Knox, daughter 01 Billy Kuos and wss well knowa . gt'aatly belovf d iu , tbia vicinity. She vet afe^ut fifty y<|&» Qt iage.' Hesr J«ph«»d, sae eoa sui: vives her THEIR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY. and Mm, K»*I Kohl Snrprlsed Tn«»- A few of the friends of Mr. and Mrs. Karl K&hl enrprleed them Tncsday evening, which was the fifth anniversary of their wedding, at their bonie on Seventh avenue and Eleventh street. Almost every gueat carried some gift all of which were of wood. A splendid supper waff erved during the 'evening and unrestrained hilarity was the or~ the occasion. No thought of ifelng up the party, occurred until past ra^plght^^JVhen the end dal|«, the're w,ere" many cbngratuiatory speeches made on the past and good wishes for the future tendered.the host and liostess. All concerned will long remember the evening with much' pleasure. The following is a list of the julsts preaent':\ ^pssrs. and Mcgdamcs:—. ' • h^tesBebrons Chartes.Bucfc 1; Mrs. -— Glftro. . llosaGIITro | . Ro«a!.]buok \ Meitrs:— Bobert Giftro Charles Buck, Jr. Annie Buck Emma Welscnberger. John Wink Fred Buck. , MARRIED IN FULTON. Young People Mrade One Tuesday Mdrnlng;. llHara Bennett and Miss Mary A. Bell' were married in the -Catholic WJ mqrnlng by Bev. J.X. Waloney. Mrs. Bijunett is the daughter of Patrick Bell, of that city. She was born near La£orte, Ind.,but came to Fulton with heryarents when quite young and has made that city bet home ever since. She Is a graduate of the Fulton High School. Mr. Bennett was bprn In Fulton and for the past two years has filled the oflke of City Marshal,in n.veay acceptable mabner. Both the y oung people have won the respect and esteem of .the citizens of Fulton and all unite In extending congratulations. , . • ELECTS A LIEUTENANT. Co. U., of Dlxon, Chooses Henry B, Trow, . • . bridge to that Offloe. Company G, Illinois National Guard, -of Dixon; at st meeting held ; -M«nda$ night, in compliance with special order . 12, Yssued. by~~33]utant General Hilton, on Jan. 30, promoted, Henry B. Trowbridge by their unanimous t votes from the rank of Orderly Sergeant to the shoulder 8trap8_of_a,Second 'Lleu- tenantT The vacancy was caused by the recent resignation of Alvin Ramsey, who has removed from the city., Col. Jack Foster, of the Sixth Regiment, will ap- .point the new Orderly Sergeant, those next in'line of prpmotlo'n being the second and third Sergeants. Terminal Hotel, St. Louis, Feb. 13, [897.—If you were asked at 3 o'clock on Friday afternoon to gtart at G for he Southland, what would you do? Hem and haw, we suppose, about a dfesarfiuHrnnd dozen other isuHa.r^Bttt ;he writer's, Buita'! are all^ traveling suits, the walking is always good. Va- ise was soon packed: eocks, underwear, a tooth pick and a bottle of smelling salts, paregoric. Good byes said, and we were at the Q depot with fifteen mltmtes to spare. • Some familiar faces on board: Joe Miller and Ed Brenneman for Galesburg to meet the body of poor Ed LeFever on its way for burial among kindred in Riverside; Philip Nice for Muscatlneto preach on Sunday for a Mennonite congregation in the neighborhood; and Ben Shaw, of the Dixon Telegraph, bound with yours truly for for ye great editorial pow wow at Galveston. , . As .usual when you are on the train, It is always late, and at Denrock we Jiad.tQrfitaiidJiround the J Ittle4epp Wor- thlrty mluutes, • Another halt at Burstow, and about an hour at Galesburg, when he started in good earnest for St. Louis. . We took the chair car, very few passengers. The porter lowered two opposite seats, brought me a soft pillow, and I settled down for a snooze, when, goodness, what is that? About forty Rebekahs from a convention Bwarmed aboard, shouting and singing like mad. One song had forty, all the same, and they kept singing it over and over.. ?We rose in oUr dignity and looked* daggers/but in vain. Tw,o hours were spoiled. They got off at Canton, and alljvas again quiet on the 1'oto-* mac. . /.''. .•.. - ; , '.'•-' •-.'•. ''.'. But no use. Sleep was out of the question. We were excited. It was a -serene night, *The stars were out In all their splendor. Sirius sparkled in the ARE AVOWED BENEDICTS. 'Five UuchelOrs Take an Oath to Marry • ••: .•'•'• ( itefore Clu'lBtmaB. ; Five well-known y'pung bichelors _oj Shelbyyille, Ind. , hive formed themselves into a club called "The Coming Benedict8,"and have bound themselves to be married before, next Christmas •'registering their oaths .to that effect before a.magistrate. They are to meet for dinner, with their wives, at a hotel Dec. 1897, and if aqy one of them haa failed to keep his pledge he must come down to dinner in charge of the sheriff bound and gagged, and must forfeit 8100 to each of the qthersrThe chances are that the asylums will get the most of them before the year is out. WEDDED]WEDNESDAY MORNING William. Woeuuer aud Waggle Jolioaon Married In Oeutiaee.' . Mr, I ; .William Woesaner and' Miss Maggie Johnson were married in the Genesee church Wednesday at 11 o'clock in the presence of a email number of their friends and relatives. The ceremony waa performed by the Rev Beofcer, Mr, and Mrs, Woeesner will reside,on the Lafayette Keltz farm •which'waa recently purchased by the groorja, They are well known and liked in their community and every* body lu hearty in tendering congratulations and beet wishes. The STANDARD wishes the couple all good luck, an_d a happy wedded life. • . ,MARTJN MAKES A PURCHASE Buy* th« Xaud OccupieU by the Q. Bo»a of the John W. Martin has purchased a strip of ground sixty-six feet wide, for merly known as Depot street, running trorn Jxseust to avenue B, ROW largely occupied by the tracks of tU^C, B, & Q. company. The purchase was made Iromthfheira of the Wallace-estate. The strip bound? the north Hue of the land o«rjwd by Mf. M&rMn, - Jyteg be . & N. W,' G. B STAETS M)E MEXICO. W,W. DAVIS ON THE WAV TO A SOUTHERN CLIME. The Trip Ffom St^rlMigtd 8t tool*—Tel I* of Hie Sadden Dtoclilon to Attend th« Oonrcbtlon—Met » IPurty of Who Knocked Sleep (tally West, boKSfc Winding wsISts ftfiS dritw l*» j|| 6vety, dlrsction, ciBsssra of ttjfQfel^ty --^.£3 aod etrergreenB. Meet be ft bsaaUfat r; ' south, Orion overhead; the Great Dipper moved steadily around the pole.' With what it stately nnd majestic step • That glorious constellation of the North ' Treads its eternal circle. I felt like Byron in Cbilde Harold, Most glorious night, thou were not sent for slumber! '.. . n , * The snow began to disappear after leaving Galesburg, and very soon, not a vestige on the prairies and cornfields. At six, we struck the Mississippi at Alton, cross the.rnighty stream on a line bridge; 'and spin along rapidly thrdugh broken land for the city. We were' on time. At 7K)5, just as the sun, like a ball of fire, was struggling torougn the mists of the morning, we were standing under the immense roof of the spacious Union clepot. We registered, at once at the Terminal Hotel, just outside, and found ourselves in a regular crowd of jolly edi- ditors, wives, daughters, aunts and cousins. As we do not leave till 9 this evening, the day is before us. If the Bight seeing warrants, I may write again before the whistle blows. »Now for an orange and a venison sandwich. out we struck tfea e^cloiai* dte- trict, and the^e still stands in «U Ito desolation, se the awf al wind toll 1^ the city hospital, three stories, windows all broken.'and walls partly torn Munder. .- •• This gathering is the twelfth trmnal convention of.the editors of the V. 8,» and they are here from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and everywhere. The busiest; , man In the crowd la J. M. Pftf e,Jmey- vllle Democrat, Corre-iponding Secretary i*wbo;twrn8 to have all the .tf«istls_' to look after, andis constantly the target of a hundred questjons. This T«r» mlnal'Hotel la headquarters, the point of assembly and departure. IVe find people very obliging, always ready to give you all Information. Streets are comparatively quiet; no rush and drive and crowd as in Chicago. ' All sorts of people In this editorial crew: gray headed sages like Charles A. Dana, and young bloods who part their locks in the middle; rosy cheeked girls and ladies of uncertain age; chaps full of fun and solemn men that would pass for deacons. All wear good clothes, patent leathers, collars, cuffs and coaUr fresh from tailor's. ' It is now 3 o'clock, and we must have our berths assigned In the sleepers. We leave tonight at 9, travel OQ reach Galveston on Monday, .a 'long run, about one thousand milegj on the edge of Dixie, W. W. DAVIS. . ECHOES FROM FULTON. . 'Everything: U Quiet, la Vfoodmou Circles , • of that Place. A message from the STANDAED'S rer pireaentatlve at Fulton says that everything was quiet Wednesday." People, are feeling good over their victory and those who favored the removal of the' offices are pr.etty sore. , - •, The Clinton Age gives the following • notes concerning the Woodmen affairs* The clerks in the office never * did -' want to go to Bock Island no how. The' social circles of Bock Island are not of the proper order, thank you.' ., _lWprdl was received In Fulton day, from J. C. Root, of tha W.- O, W that the story about his order not 'be* ing able to do business in Iowa, IB unfounded, " A I3»y In St. Loulg. Terminal Hotel, Saturday, Feb. 13, 1877—This is a literary crowd. I generally at hotels have the writing desk all to myself, but here 1 have been waiting fifteen minutejs 'for a spare chair. Half of them,ladies, too, scratch- Ing away like a reporter after a fancy ball. Good. Tola fellow is done, and here goes. : Hera hath been dawning Another Wne day; . -...-.- • TblnkwUtthouletil; ' . . Pass useless away V . No, Thomas Carlyle, this day, at leaet the forenoon, hath been employed." We made hay while sun was Bhln- ing.- ' .•; . .. ; '/. \ . ''"".-• After due consultation with the porter, we took art electric car for post office, passing the famous exposition building of brick and stone, and Garfield's statue. St. Louis is built chiefly of brick. Everything is red. Then we strolled along Eighth street and on Pipe, boarded another car |or Shaw's Garden, the pride of the city. It ia a long ride, about five miles from the post-oflice, away out in the suburbs. _ As this is nptjhe leasou for - packe, we had the ground to ourselves.^ouly meeting half a doswa tjtmogfew Ja our whole promenade. -We saw a Jwg* greenhouse, begonia% gerauluum, foliage plants, b|o0m|ag iu tliti lujatriauae ot J uiie, At o»0 ^@ift $ large statue, tro«p i ml at suotb.^** leaving "the head offices at Fulton, that .Fulton did' not have adequate fire protection. That argument has been prov- ' en fallacious. ' 'The shipping clerk can still act as express agent at Fulton. He was worried at first how he could fill both places, but the solution came with the artesian water. Eh, Will. A few black eyes, a few drunks from Rock Island, a few soaked up. No lives lost, no increase in the business., on the mortuary clerk's desk, -just the* death clerk's usual smile playing over "v '-. .,. ; •'-.;..;'• ! f .' '. Mrs, Hawes is helping in the head. M. W. A. offices this week on account- of the rush, the directors being in! ees- sion, and eo t far 3,900 applications for" 1 membership having been receded since the first of February. ^ . That means 3,930 more Woodmen in sixteen days. • , Tha young ladies in the offices and- the gentlemen elerks'.and the directors,. head clerk and head consul long toward^tea time began to see the ludic- ' roun side of the riot and fireman's flood and, had hearty laughs over it. , They have all decided it is best to etay in Fulton another 'year, ble«s 'em. ' ? •''•'• . . , r-r-A serious cutting affray was tJwe \ .result of & fight In a saloon in Clinto^ "?; Monday evening. These men becanMfr engaged ia a wraegla aod ietlr04 to the rear of the 'saloon to settle theis differences. A, bystander attecaptsd to make peace aioong the belligereati, „ when another maa. interferied, The ' peacemaker thea took out bia knije and cut the offender in the back of neck. The man that waa cut,Foley, is in a precarious Condition, will probably recover. Andrew IMaa- ey was arrested as the peraoti who 4id the cutting. ...'••• • , ^ " —Frank Walzer and Artbwr eaoughj of Morrison, ma^se » last evening in which the latter quired to eat .fift^&u baa^oaa $% isitting. Arthur got a'way of theia jin ^eve&teen his the

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