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THE EVENING GAZETTE: SATURDAY, JAJHTART 4, 1883. Evening Gazette. TK HJf. * t . 10 SATURDAY, JAN. 14. 188*. ia wise; there is no gainsaying that fact. It would require many rol- umes to contain a bare statement of the Items of knowledge possessed by an man of ayerage intelligence. Greater minds possess even greater knowledge. Tet wise as they are, how little do they know, after all. What can they tell of the mystery of life itself and that profounder mystery, death? What know they of the economy of the universe V or a thousand and one other puzzles that rack the brain of the thinker? Perhaps In all science no one thing baa been so closely observed as the weath er. Of first importance to the mariner and having direct Influence upon the growing crops, as well as the movements of individuals and the health of the human family, there has been more time, more money and more zeal expended In study of the coming and going of the wind, of the gathering and dispelling of the clouds, the humidity of the air or the extremes of heat and cold, than upon any hundred other matters. With what result? .We answer, next to nothing. The government has an expensive and extensive bureau for the study of the weather; after a score of years of existence, it cannot predict with confidence two days ahead and its twenty four hour prognostications are wrong one time in ten. In general terms we explain the ' phenomena of air and ocean currents, and much is written upon the seasonal, the equatorial and the Arctic Influences. Yet we say with posltlveness that much that la said is •hypothetic and theoretic. For instance, what can explain the pheno- . menon ol Thursday night;—a change from melting to fifty degrees below the freezing point in a space of ten hours ? It is easy to say the blast came from the Arctic circle; but what does that prove? . Again: in summer one sees one section overburdened with rain and another suffering from drought, and they both in the game latitude and not an hundred miles apart; then it is said that .local ~ "causes will explain the phenomenon; Or, again: places in the same latitude and not fifty miles apart will differ as much as twenty degrees in heat. We are not yet at a knowledge of the laws of the weather. Maury teaches that the Gulf Stream gets its heat in the Caribbean sea; modern scientists boldly assert it receives it from volcanic veins along its route. So with weather and temperature; the sun is not source of all heat; earth itself gives it out, and to earth Itself must, finally men go to find explanation of weather and temperature phenomena. The smallneas of knowledge touching these things ought to make us all very modest and humble. —Longfellow's picture of the march of the youth in Excelsior and his vis ion of lights gleaming through the win dows of happy homes always profound ly impressed us. Bnow now covers the earth; the air is chill and cold; all with out is cheerless and dim after nighl fall The pedestrians one by one hurry along. They see lights gleaming, away off through the darkness. • One shines for this and another for that, bnt all for somebody. These lights serve as guides for those who walk after night shadows have fallen, and as they hasten along, endeavoring by rapid steps to maintain the caloric in their bodies, as they see this and that one, they say inwardly communing, "This one lives thore*Dd that one there. This one has A charming wife and- nice children;" that one has invalid wife, or sick child. The light in the window is there, and it tells of home within. Mayhap all are there; mayhap one is not yet home. But he who is kept out later than the rest comes in finally, and there he finds comfort, peace, rest, content and happiness Thas light to him is what the lighthouse lanop with its monster reflector and revolving apparatus is to the pioneer a» he ploughs the sea near to shore. It is beacon toward which he is looking throughout the long day •ad- he blesses God that it shines for him, and that once within the room where it rests he is secure from the world. The home Is his custle, his city of refuge. There none can come to molest or make afraid; there are those who love and care for him, and who will be with him in sickness as in health, through all conditions of wealth and poverty and sadness. "In happy h^mea he saw the light." God bless happy homes the world over. They are they which, develop noble sons and pure daughters; they are they which afford earnest that paradise yet is upon eartn, and that the serpent has no longer power to entice men to do wrong. la the happy home no serpent can come to entice the Inmates to wrong; it is away from home the young must jfo to loam wrong and to do wrong. So ends our Saturday evening talk and writing. —A meeting of the Knights of the Haccabbees will be held to-night at 8. 8, Crleder's, opposite Walla.ce House, at 8 o'clock to make arrangements for installation next week. ~Mr>W. C. Clemens cut bis hand badly by tho bursting of a bottle of ginger ale a day or two ago. He had Just filled and was fastening a bottle when the accident occurred. —The Telegrapd says that a lirery stable man came over here a eight or two since at the solemn hour ol midnight and found the hoUl closed; the night clerk being either asleep or engaged ia polishing bis diamonds. Gue*a toalUsry stable man got to the Vtang booso. The Uatt HOUM Is, as th« twajpl* of Julius, *iwagr* open. Th9 Voice of His Frieu-ds. 1:. Trntlmonl&lg to fn.rn hla Fellow Cltlxens). Our townsman, Geo. E. Bogers is a very proud and happy man today, as he will be for many days to come. Last night he was the recipient of two honorable tokens of the esteem and respect and confidence of the citizens of Ster- lug among whom he has resided so many years. One of these testimonials is a splendid, the best possible to be bad, Howard gold watch, Mr. Blossom having gong into Chicago especially to purchase it, and presented on behalf of citizens of Sterling, Mr. C. 0. Johnson making the presentation speech. The other was a volunter testimonial signed by business men exclusively, the subject matter of which we give below, — an expression of entire confidence and a recommendation to "whom it may concern" of Mr. Rogers for any position to which he may aspire; and these signers are men who have done business for years with the Northwestern road. The regret at Mr. Roger's enforced resignation was general, It was felt to be no just that so efficient and worthy an officer must make way for some other person, merely because some aspiring official wished to have his friends in all the best places. Hence there was general desire to testify regret and at the same time confidence. Elence the spontaneous testimonials, first of the magnificent gold watch and the written testimonial. We publish the testimonial and the signatures. Glancing at them one sees that there are the names of the solid business men of Sterling. First, Mr. Rogers received a testimonial (an elegant ma- sonic charm) from bis former employes. Friends around town, shippers, merchants, manufacturers, bankers and professional men presented the watch, and business men signed the testimonial. The presentation of watch and testimonial took place in Masonic Temple last night and there were present many of the friends who signed the tea timonial and donated the watch. While Mr. Rogers may have doubtless suffered In mind by his removal, these evidences of the friendship and esteem of his peo pie must be a solace for the wound Any living man would be proud, de lighted and happy in Mr. Rogers'place. Mr. Johnson's speech was a veryliappy one, in which he adverted in strong terms to Mr. Rogers' efficiency as an officer and his merits as a man. Mr. Rogers, while deeply moved by these high evidences of the esteem of his people, was able to express his thanks uobly and well. Here la the testimonial: Signatured: STERLING. ILL., January 12,1888. To Whom it May Concern : The undersigned, Business Men of the City of Sterling and Rock Falls certify that we are personally acquaint ed with Mr. George E. Rogers, thirteen years station agent of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad at Sterling, and that we have had opportunity to become acquainted with his official and private life. The severance ef his relations with the Northwestern railroad caused us the most profound regret, his administration having been conducted to our entire satisfaction; he having always, while regarding the interests of the company, endeavored to regard the right of shippers with favor and to study the well being of our Section. He was always accommodating la spirit and deported himself worthily in his position.' We would therefore cheerfully ac cord him this Testimonial to his worth, and, unite in commending him to the most forvable consideration of the railroad corporations and others as a gentlemen worthy to fill any position to which he. may aspire, and as a man of strictest honor, integrity and up rightness. , (SIGNATURES). WA Sanborn, cashier 1st Nat. Bank. J H Lawrence, cash. Sterling Nat. Bk. Gait & Tracy, bankers. Keystone Manuf. Co. by G 8 Tracy, Supt B 0 Cook, Manager of The Eureka Co. A B Spies, prop. Sterling Wagon Fac. G T Elliott, miller. C H Presbrey & Co, prop's Novelty Iron Works. Sterling Paper Co, manuf 'rs paper. G E Wilson, prop. Excelsior Iron Works. Sterling Mill Co, merchant millers. Lawrence Bros, manufacturers. Won McCnne A Co, manufacturers J P Overholser, merchant. J P Lawrie, cigar store. Williams & Orton, MfgCo, machinist. Sterling Gas Co John Charter, Sec. Bock Falls M fg Co, burial coses. Rock Falls Paper Co, manuf. paper. W R Cobb, editor Gazette. Prank Gait, agl. Implements. H 8 Street, dealer in coal. J St J Greenough, oil dealer. M B Kutt, grain, coal, lumber. Sheldon & Stone, grain and implements. H P Haas, wholesale liquors. Davis & Waber, dry goods. S Lewin, dry goods. J li Bell & Son, clothing, boots & shoes... Strickier, Roystoa & Co, manufrs. Strlckler & Uoorae, druggists. I Wolf, clothing: tVm Wolf, hides and pelts. iVolf & Co, groceries. 3 W Blossom, jeweler. J F Utley. genl. agt. McCormlck. SPGlddlngs, jeweler. r M Martin, dry goods. Frank Tumbleson, grocer. A li H end ricks, druggist I S Stakemlller, furniture. I W Buna, grocer. J H Seioff, cigar manufr. O Kler, halter & furnisher, 1 K Chester, dry goods. A S Melvlo & SOD, grocers. D W Uupfcinson, boot D Goldsmith, clothier & hatter. Grubb & ( app, batters. Newcomer A Diller, Tub. Standard. G M Gerdes, merchant. J E Phillips & Co., (hardware. R L Klmbro, grocer. J V Emmitt, Agl. Imp. Dealer Philip Nice, boots & shoes. Lewis D Wynn, hardware & stoves. Belen & Detweller, grocsrs. Chas Cruse & Son, furniture. Jacob Eisele, merchant tailor. Mangan Boys, harness makers. J W R Stambaugh, Gt. Western Paste Co. H E Reynolds, hardware. Charles A Clark, hatter. Crawford Bros,, hardware. P J Unkel, boot & shoe dealer. N Carpenter & Co., dry goods. N Gaulrapp, Jr., grocer. Davis & Wilkinson, hardware. Chas Windom of Windom & Son, furniture. Rhoades & Reynolds, furniture dealers. Peck & Schlffmacher lumber & coal.' John Ward, coal. : . \Vm. Manahan, Jr, coal. V S Ferguson, attorney at law. Moses Dillon, grain and lumber. and others. I —The Michael ^trogoff troupe is here. A part of them registered at the Gait Iiouso and H majority of tnem at the Wallace House. Church Sotleea. Baptist church. Service at 10:30 a. m., iind 7 p. m. Sunday school at 12 m. Revival prayer meeting at 6 p. m. Morning service at Qrnce church at 10:39. -Regular services every Sunday evening at 7 o'clock. Sunday school at 12 m. Services in the Presbyterian church tomorrow at 10:45 a. m. and 7 p. m. conducted by the pastor, Rev. N. II. G.Fife. Sabbath school at 9:45 a.m. Regular Sabbath services in the Evangelical church at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m , conducted by the pastor. Rev H. Moser Sabbath school at 9:16 a. mT ..Services in the English Lutheran, church to-morrow at 10:30 a. m. and at 7 p. m v Sunday school at 12 m. Subject in the evening. "Snow Water." Services at the Christian church at 10:30 H. m. and at 7 p. m., conducted by the pastor, Rev. T. W. Grafton. Young People's Society of Christian Endeav or at 6:15 p.m. Fourth Street M. E. church services at 10:30, a. m., and 7:15 p. m. conducted by the paster, Rev. J. B. Robinson, D. D. Sunday school at 12. Young Peo- ple'a meeting at 8 p. m_.__ Congregational church" serviceB"~af 10:45 and 7 conducted by the pastor, Rev. Martin Post. Subject in the evening, "The Classification of Men in the Future State." S. C. E. at 0 p. m. Sunday school and Bible classes at 12. At Broadway M. E. church—Preaching by the pastor, Rev. Mr. Stuff, at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m. Morning subject, "Who Is on the Lord's Sldb?" S. S. at 12 m. Young People's class at 0:15 p. m. Miss Moreland will conduct revival service at 7 p. m. Meetings continued at 2:30 p. m., and 7 p. m.,during the week. Church of the Sacred Heart, Rev. H M. Fegers, pastor. Services on Sunday first mass at 8:30; high mass at 10:30. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Vebpers and sacramental benediction at 3 p. m. Regular services at St. Patrick's Catholic church to-morrow, conducted by the pastor, Rev. C.J.O'Callaghah, D D. Mass, 8:30; high mass, 10:30; vespers and benediction, 7 p. m. Sunday Labor In Germany. The experience of Germany, which haa recently been collected, though in a somewhat Imperfect way, by a Prussian government investigation, seems to contain a : jjreat deal o£ Instruction on this point. From returns obtained from thirty out of thirty-five provinces or departments, containing 600,158 manufacturing establishments and 1,582,691 workmen, It was found that 57.75 percent, of the factories kept at work on Sunday. On the other hand, the larger number of the workmen, or 019,564, rested on Sunday. As regards trade and transportation, It was found that In 29 provinces (out of 86), of 147,818 establishments of one sort or another, employing 245;061 persons, 77 per cent, were open on Sunday, and 87 per cent, of the employes worked on that day. This 8tats>f things has led to a demand In Prussia for legislation absolutely prohibiting Sunday labor. With a view to such legislation, a canvass of the persons interested, both employers and employed, has been made. They were asked whether they were In favor of or opposed to total prohibition. It was found that of those consulted In the great factories or stores •only 18 per cent, of the employers and 18 per cent, of the employed were In favor of total prohibition. In the smaller industries only 18 per cent, of the employers and 21 per cent, of the employed were In favor of total prohibition. In trade only 41 per cent, of the employers and 89 per cent, of the employed, and In transportation only 12 percent of the employers and 10 per cent, of the employed were in favor of total prohibition. These are very curious figures, and hove been tabulated by M. Maurice Block with some care.—New York Post Tli« Argentitle Republic'* Indian Question* The remains of the vast tribe of aborigines still occupies the interior, bnt the Indian problem of the Argentine republic was solved in a summary way. There was considerable annoyance on the frontier from bands of roving savages, who used to come novth in the winter time, steal cattle, rob and ravish, and the outposts of civilization were not safe. Gen. Roca, the Sheridan of the River Plata, was sent with a brigade of cuvalry to the frontier to prevent this sort of thing. East and west across the territory runs the Rio Negro, a swift, turbid stream like tho Missouri, with high banks. Fifty miles or so from the mountains the river makes a turn In Its course and leaves a narrow pathway through which everything that enters or leaves Patagonia by laud must go. Across this pass of fifty miles Gen. Roca dug a ditch'twelve feet deep and fifteen feet wide. The Indians, to the number of several thousand, were north when the work was done, raiding the settlements. As spring ckshe they turned to |O southward, as usual, in a long caravan, with their stolen horses and cattle. Roca galloped around their rear and drove them night and. day before him. When they reached the ditch they became bewildered, for they could not cross It, and after a few days of slaughter the romn&nt that survived surrendered and were distributed through the army an soldier*, walk the women were sent into • aoml-Blaverjr among the ranchmen th«y li*d robbed. The do&d animal* and men w»r» burled together In the ditch, and then has been uo further aimoyaijc* Crom Indiana an. Uw faoBtiar.—Uvp*r'* At Wett Union, K, Friday,Henry Schmidt was hanged for the murder of Lucretia Psok, Sept 4, :S*X Two stock trains arrived at 8t Joseph, Mo., Friday evening with every animal fronsn to rlenth. • Paw Paw, Mich., baa been devastated by a conflagration. Property to ths amount at $73.000 was destroyed. Two miner* at work In a coal mine near Fairmount, Ills., were crushed to death by a mass of alnte falling upon thorn. The swindler who sold tickets In Mexico for a Pattl semen of concerts bos been canght In New York. His name Is Charles Bourton. The Democratic national committed, to decide upon the time and place of holding their nationil convention, will meet In Wash Ington Fob. M. One hundred regular and fifty temporary clerks are asked for by Commissioner Black as a necessary increase in the working fore* In the pension office. An Itinerant ventriloquist and sleight-of- hand man calling himself Professor Henry, slipped on an Icy sidewalk in ConnellsTttle, Pa., and broke his neck. During 1887 the Lake Superior iron mines produced 4,MJ7,653 tons of ore, and the total shipments for the year show an Increase of $1,OtK' t 295 tons over 1830* Milton D. Frost, one of the heaviest wood* en ware makers in the United States, operating an immense factory at Detroit, died Friday morning, aged 00 years. At Amioton, Ala., R. H. Evans, a hotelkeeper, and W. R. Williams, one of the boarders, became Involved In a quarrel, and In the exchange of pistol shots both were killed. It has leaked out through a garrulous New York tailor, who makes clothes for the president, that Mr. Cleveland Is steadily Increasing in six) and weight, andSads difficulty In stooping. Judge Parker, of the United States court for the western district of Arkansas, has been obliged to carry all criminal cssos over to the May term, as there Is no money to pay witnesses and jurors. It is proposed to celebrate Samuel J. Tilden's birthday, Feb. 8, by a big dinner, to which President Cleveland, Governor HIU, Mayor Hewitt, and other prominent Democrats will be Invited. DELANCEY HOT ON THE TRAIL. He Want! the President to Extradite Gould from His Toar. NKW YORK, Jan. It—W. H. Delanoey, counsel for the Kansas Pacific bondholder! who are suing Oould and Sage to recover several millions of alleged misappropriated securities, has wrltUn President Cleveland calling bis attention to the fact that, as shown by the report of the Pacific railway commission, the interest of the government is identical witE lhatof Iue~~b6n.lhotdi<rsre- ferred to, in regard to the security furnished by the Kansas Pacific bonds. Mr. Delancey urges that the sinking fund requirement to be Imposed on the Kansas Pacific property should leave a sufficient amount to pay ths Interest on the junior securities held by bis clients. Dolnncey suggests that Gould should be extradited from the foreign country where he Is at present, and made to answer .the suit brought against Mm. In Iowa, . DES MOINKS, In., Jan. 14.— It Is stated that in the Young-Cassn.lt contest In ths state senate the creden tlals committee will report In favor of Cas- •att lu the house Friday 01-Speaker Head offered a high tariff resolution, and there was a rood deal of difference of opinion developed among th« Republicans. The reso* tlon wes referred. Th« SPEAKER REDHAIT. resolution to appoint no visitiii£ committees to state institutions was abandoned, and the senate proposition for a peneral visitation, afer the 17th Inat, adopted. A resolution providing for a oom- mittoe of twelve to select text books for public schools, and buy them, etc., was adopted. The speaker appoints the committee. The senate received bills to prohibit pools, trusts, etc.; to Increase the powers of railway commissioners, and providing for frew school books. The house adjourned until Thursday. ; "ShB Lett." GRKENVILLI, Pa., Jan." li.—Thursday night ths house of a woman named Oodler, bearing a bad reputation, near Fredonla, was surrouuJixl by about a dozen men arraxl with a tar-pot and a sack of feathers, and when the woman responded to their tuuimons, she was covered from bead to foot with those time honored materials. The men gava her twenty-four hours to leava tho county. If aho did not loave in that time they threatened to ride her out on a rail. She lef t. A "Personal Enoonoter" In Alubnma. SOOTTSBOBO, Ala., Jon. 14.—In a personal encounter Frl-lay between Sheriff W. H. Dicus and S. B. Qnrlnud, in Bcottsboro, Garland was instantly killed and Dicus probably mortally wounded. A young man,,Jncu«« Ball, was accidentally shot through the shoulder. THE MAty<ET8. Cmoioo, Jan. U On the board of trad* to-day quotations ranged as follows: Wheat—No. I February, opened "80, closod V8J4-W; March, opened 7B»$o, closed T8%.;uc; May, opuned 84^c, closed 84H-H& Corn—No. » February, opened and closed 49c; March, opened «Uc, closed 4B)4c homloal; May, opened M^o, closed 64)40. Oats-No. S May, opened and closed MJi^o. Pork-May, opened (18.40, closed JIO.v'O. Lard—February, opened S7.43& closed 11AZX nominal Live stock—Following are the Union Stock yards quotations: Hogs—Market opened actlvs and nnn; prices 6Q'Oo higher than yestenlay morning; light grades, »4.BO;a6.25; rough pack- ng, £UO®6.80; mixed lots, fM3®5.U; heavy packing and shipping lots, $5.43®5.90. Cattle- Market strong; trains badly dolayed; beeves, J3.SS QS.OO; cons, $2.0*3100; stockers, »2.15<S2.70; feeders, $!(.l»<a<j.eo. Sheep—Market strong;; natlTus, J3.00a3.23; westers, $4.40®3.g9 lambs, Produce: Butter—Fancy Elgin creamery, 80Q 8Sc per Ib; fancy dairy, Zl{&Mo; packing stock, 18(&16c.^ Eggs—Strictly freah. £l@ftte per dos; Ice-house, 17@18o; pickled, WiaiOo, Dressed poultry—Chickens, 7®8>£o per Ib; turkeys, 8<J 9c; ducks, 8@9o; goes , 8®9a Potatoee-«5ia no per bu; sweet potatoes, IH.90^4.00 per bbl. Applet-Fair to choice, 11.601^473 per bbl. Cranberries—Bell and cherry, $9.29 per bbl: bell andbugia, $8.50. New York. New YORK, Jan. 18. Wheat— Steady; No. 1 red state, MQ96o; No. S red winter February, tl%a; do May, BJ^o. Corn—Quiet; No. 8 mixed f*«*\ ft344(t&8£3e'o. Oats—Dull; No. 1 white state, 41®42c: No. ft do, 405J41HC; No. * mixed February, 88^0. Bye —Dull and unchanged. Barley—Nominal. Fork —Dull but steady; mess, $«.!«SJ16.50 for 1 yea» old. Lard -Dull: February, $7.69; Hay, $7.88. Live Stock: Cattle—Good grades scarce, others dull and weak; poor to prime steers, $4.CO®3.49 V 100 Jw; a few tops. fa.tO®5.a); bulls and dry cows. *8.s»as.«. Sheep and Lauibs-Ehaap, steady; I4.25US.73 V 100 In; lamb*, dull tad Ua V » lower; J5.ifta7.00 ? 100 fcs. Hogs— xlarfcel dull! tS-SS<a5.73 V WO »*. Markets. The follewlng are the closing quota tlons of grain, cattle and hoga on tba Chicago market, reported especially fortbeGAZETTKby W.8.MoCreaA Co. Wheat-84k'o May ;77«c;ca«h:tteady. Corn—Me May; 43^0 cash; steady. Oato—S4^«o May; ale cash; quiet. Hofrt—weak; B to 10 low«r. KOCJR FAI.1.M. day. logs are Belling as quoted ypgter- •4-Mrs. Newton Petrie, of Pittshurg is the guest of Mr. R. H. Sheldon. •t-The Band of Hope meets at 3 p. m tomorrow In Rock Falls church. -*-Mrs. Christopher, of Dakota, the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs Egbert Wilson, is quite sickj Her nun- band has been telegraphed to come on here. Her child in also quite nick. -*-There will be a meeting of citizens in Justice Cadwell's office tonight In the Interest of the upper dam. A ful! meeting is desired, and it Is hoped thai all will turn out and attend. -t-John Heblethwait has receired a patent for a farmers' hammer; It con- bines hammer, wrench, staple drawer and,nail get It Is simple In device and is of the ordinary size. He hopes to arrange for Its manufacture here. -(-The Odd Fellows with their families and friends had a sociable In their hall last night. It was very much enjoyed and those participating desire to eipress thanks to Mr. W. W. Lukens and the other members of the managing committee for their excel lent work; also to Mr. C. C. Cunningham as well as the others who contrl buted recitations or songs or music. Mr. Cunningham's recitation was the Irish Volunteer. The object of the gathering was to organize a Rebecca degree, which It Is expected will soon be done. Dr. C. M. Wheeler's office, over L Wolfs store. Chronlo diseases and diseases of woman my specialty, tf. A Rerlous Quandary. Husband (who haa a little "engagement" on hand)—I 8haU"be"at the office Tery late to-night, my dear, posting my books, and you had better not Bit up for me. Wife—Very well, John. When I get ready to go to bed I'll Just say good night to yon through the, telephone.— New York Sun. Academy of Music, One TVigrlit Only. Saturday, January 14th, OH AS. D.JANDREWS "Co. In the Grand Spectacular production, "MICHAEL STR060FF." 30-PEOPLE !--30 A Carload of Special Scenery. , NEW AN1> KLKUANT COSTUHEl*. CHARMINtt MUSIC. Pleasing Marches and Ballets l*d by M'lle Viro Far-rand. THE -3—MAUVELS.-3- The Premier Grotesques of the W 0r i<l. . " Price* SS, 50, 75. AS TIKES ARE HARD AMD MONEY CLOSE, I win nell to closs oat at nrst cost the following Fall and Winter Goods. Ladies' and Gents' Underwear, Faoinators, To- boa-gaiuv So a r£i. Wool Skirts, (Bed and Horse (Blankets, MEN'S m BOY'S FELT B001S, Oops, Jdittens, Gloves, dec. I never like to deal with either the Sheriff or Assessor, so please call soon. A fulUlne of Staple and Fancy Groceries, At Lowest Living Prices. L. L. JOHNSON, eccrooranacsxi. TO AHRENS .& HUBBARD. ION •%. 11O Third Mtreet, Mterllnx, 111. VUIKHT LINK OF Silk Plash, Hand Embroidered Slippers X3W W3BLX1 OITTT FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Also & Pull Line of! Seamless FKLT SHOES «"""> D, W, EOPKINSON, . JT.' U«e« ia B*ek Valla, OTW the r**t OM0O. It* haekmao, Bunard will t*k* f*rtt«s t* ao4 br. |r**«l PURE -:- DRUGS, A. T A. R. HENDRIGKS' ALSO, a great variety of Fancy Goods at reasonable prices. REMEMBER THE PUCE, OPPOSITE CALT HOUSE. I never «aw an eft revered tr»e Kor yet u aft remove* grocery That thrsrre •• well u thoee that •eitle* be. — POOB BIOEXKO. (Poor (Richard said Family instead of Grocery, lut we milee the application. We havejusi completed Six Prosperous Years and eapect to see as many morei we will speak for our [prices, and will sav No One shall make lower. Those doing "business with us keep on and save money. Those who have not traded j - with us Do So I and you will never regret it, for a "penny saved is two earned.^ A, S ilvio d SOD. & Schiffmacher, Havo on hand a "big stock of Live Oedar (Posts, the lest Jtfichigan Soft (Pine Lumber, all kinds of (Building JdaUrial, Sash, Qoors and (Blinds, Goal, Lime, Cement, Hair, etc., etc. • Everything at Lowest J£ar- ket (Prices. A biff advantage in dealing with us is that you can get your loads without going over the railroads. Xleeat kind «f Bqnare m sMatWok.. etc. (tor carde* feBee*. |«nt received ^* >r "* oluIlonll « <lti «> world dur- BKthe aut h!U , rentury ^JJJ least amoug the woiidors o{ Inten- ;lve progress 1s a method and »ysle/n ut work that can be performed &U over the country with- mil wparaUng th« »orkera from their (K.IWS Pay Htwral; any one can do Ih* wurk; either »er jrouug or old; no ipeclal nblllty required, l^u.' Ital not ueeoed. you are startrd free, Cut Ujts out and return to u» and we will Mid you (re. (rtmethlng of *raH YaJuo and isoiwmu,^ lo you. U>«* ntll »t»rt you !ol>u»lnft*j, wd;h will brioe g-fa!! awn*. Uuu JACOB EISELE, Has already received his Fall Stock I Cassi meres Woolens! And •> finer lot of goods never was brougnt to this city. He don't ask yon to call, for knows yon will do it without waiting for an invitation. OHIOAQ 0 REAL ESTATE. eaxo, 1 have at all limra choice City said nnbnrban property for sale. Ix>t». aldo acres, for •nb-dlvldlns; Into lot*! Chicago In growing rapidly ; r*al t». tate In Inrreaalng in valne ; an Investment there IB anre to pay blar Interest. 1 can cite many Inntancra. where property, both lota and aeresT have more than doubled In value IJDL the past six month*. Juntnow 1 hav» two extra good bargains to offer. AUo. •pme hou»«n In merllog, and two good farm* near Hterllng. »sivw«» J. V. EMMITT. merlins;. 111. Try one and you'll smoke no other. Sold only by KEA FBA8KK, who also keeps cholc* brands of Tobacco, cigars, pipes, and fine con fectionary >t lowest prices. PS. I KOPLE In need of Pumps will please bear In mind tbat we manufacture the Skeletal Iron Pomps both Lift and Force Pumps, adapted for hand use or for attaching to Wind Mills and for deep or shallow wells, and we seUthem at very reasonable prices, and warrant them to be all right in every respect. Bay Your Pnn>p«a« Home and fr«u Vint Haado. Call at the NOVELTY WORKS and see these pumps and get our prices before you make m purchase, as we will save you money. Novelty Iron Works, •T LESS THAN ONE CENT A DAY '

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