Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on February 25, 1897 · Page 15
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Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, February 25, 1897
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tl»t—Knmcrons Rocoret. [ "TbA SI* 1 !!® *nd • 0f Yiefcsbarg," to th« pupils r to and 18 In Boom 18. % T! _£fif *? Hoctn 18 w?fe se pleassS that rjC.IhayiB8trttet«dtlje«rtPftehftt to ihtlts rs to glvs thstft RootheE talk ; future, which he has prom- i do. '' ' f fofldWlfig IB the program render- ; -*5ct by Booms 8 and 9; * O«r Sutl&n** H*roe*.« *TfcaS<u./..'»...». •' ..America ^'(Sfedeh of Washington s? .«J*e for Washington's Birthday Our'Heroes K«d, Wfclts and Blue 4 Social Exercise JSMg..... «,..WeBIngtoTlice»O, Lincoln SiFAtriotfo Sentiments, ' Bone.... .......i....... Columbia • On Wednesday morning Capt. Nifes gave a talk on "Vicksburg" to the pu- plls of J&ooma 9 and, 11, The narration ?$£t»fse important movements of that attack by one.who, himself,was active• ly engaged in it, interested the boys Vtod girls very much. For forty-flve iBlnotea the Captain had the eager at- ,tSGtlon of all of them. It was a very ' profitable occasion anti will serve to : ;;*a«ketha history, of our great civil t- fitaggle more real to these people. >,, The general exercises for the month <in Boom 9 h'ave for their object ^he development of patriotism. The study P&f Lincoln occupied, the 0rst two tJecks, followed by the program last •Friday, the eleventh, participated in by all the pupils. ,' ,' ,'Mlsa Richards honored the school by playing for tbe program. A new number had been learned for the occasion, responded-with patriotic sentl- , Washington, Jefferson, Lowell, Carlyle". Among them, the Gettysburg speech and the tribute by Lowell, were >r Very fane and especially well rendered. ;"jEo name all the good ones would be to ..repeat the roll. The compositions fur- niahed on Lincoln were the best fea- jiure* It proved a charm to them that thft school grounds were the theatre ,of one of the Lincoln-Douglass Debates. Tftey seem"to love to tread where their feero bad trod." V Last Thursday was the fortieth anni- .lfersary of the incorporation of the city '"of Starling. The oScaslon was fittlng- 'ly'bbaerved'by Room 11 in their Washington and, Lincoln program,, Daisy '',Cs«np prepared a paper on "Sterling Present." i" ^February is full of anniversaries that "tor schools delight to honor. Lincoln Ballot patriotism; L<?well and Longfellow love giveth it thd spirit of poet- j. Very creditable special programs * have been rendered in all tbe rooms. MrTTVYetzeli, the director ot penman- ^.bip and drawing, has^au excellent ex- f v hibit of penmanship In the corridor of X jhe second floor, from his muscular tovement grades. The pages are neat•-written Ifld 8bow freedom of mo. ve : ifiak The exhibit shows a vast im- ,i-.|srovement < over the penmanship of KT $iese same puplla when Mr. Wetzell ^ioojk charge of the .work. 1 sf/f,- Th$ Botany clpss Is now busy study- |lj1ligf disbursements of seeds, how they 1»U and how they are carried. ' ^jie'^nembesfaof the Zoology class of $he High School are busy preparing es- j^jwys which are to'be handed ,to the i^teojcher of that study, Miss Stoddard, 'jjapit week,. Each pupil is given the tSa'meof an Insect which will be the ^'"subject of one paper and the other is II',-The High School miss three of their »this week: Clifford Hurlbert is this week on account of the* s; also Ecjna Hazard and Fior- I Brown. We hope to see them in elr usual places soon. f. ' Hustussa College il J, Wai ton, of Chicago, commenced I jpoBt-graduate course in the Short- Department Thursday, Mr. Wai- ia a court reporter, and a- ; very i writer, but ia taking a rest on ac, of his health', and wishes to- ira- F bis shorthand in the mean time. D, Cannon gave a talk to the Law Class Monday morn- Many points were brought op iti discussed .more or less fully. p 1 XJa Wynn of the Commercial Depart- t, was taken ill Wednesday raqro- ; obliged to go home., «•_. . Jlobnadel left for bia Friday eveniagv ; tbe Commercial coursaarid eta to leave for Chicago in a short iine, where he has tv position in f lew, 3?be attendance io the Shorthand Dei the past week- haa been more |$|!w than during any other week for ?erftl mouths pwt, Weaver dave bis regular fco the Copjuueroiul Department morning. The subject ia Connection with i Paper*."' * i Fiaren«& Jaaaea, who has beea *'Bpeed"ip siioithand , IMS f$furt*l » £»* MJssittsca Tobpy, of Hound drove, a tsew pnpll at the coIH'ga this weak. Mitt Tol?ey wllf take th« shorthand coarse, McPherson, who has just fln __„,.... the commercial coarse, left, for his home ta MiltedgevlHe Friday even inf. • • • . .; : •';' ' -Among: the callers this week were Oliver Petty, William Watson and E«ra Matthews, of 'the First-National Bank, Prof, Kirk, On. Bishop, John G Wetzsi), Irving Weaver, Miss Tillie Weber and L. D. Cannon. Wednesday afternoon the membetti of both departments gathered in the Commercial department at 3 o'clock, where Dr. Bishop spoke 6n, * 'Diseases and their Prevention." ' Among other things he eaid; "All of the latest discoveries in Medical Science have been due to the Increased power of the ml croscope. It has been proven that consumption;or tuberculosis, typhoid fever, Asiatic cholera, and several other diseases, are ail contagious and caused by vegetable germs called bacilli. One out of every seven persons in this country dies of consumption, Asiatio,cho)era is caused by what ii called the comma bacillus, and gets in io the, system, through the drinking water. In India, where sanitation is unknown, the natives bathe and wash their clothes in the same pool from which they get their drinking water." The doctor, called attention to the "Cholera Scare" of '93, when it was feared the cholera would be brought to this country. The most rigid measures to prevent its getting a foothold here were taken by the U. S. and with complete succesa. He also .told us what precautions to .take against cholera; also boHJojcare for: patiej^tB_lBuffering from typhoid fever.' ., Wallace (school.. , •.'•':''. February program given by the High school pupils today. . . . Patriotic Sops School Secretary's Report.'!...':....: Lowell's Tribute to Washington.. .John Sheldon A Comparison....'..! .Maude Kltel Our Country and Other .Countries.. Lyinan Clark Song by School......................Our Country Dlscusslon-ReJolved that- the United States Should Annex Cuba............. Amrmatlvo.v.....".".,...i..-.1..;..Oharonce Flsk Negative......... ....'............. Charles Bates VlollrtSolo .i.^.T....... .'.John^Vard Patriotism as Shown by Our National rooms and Airs,.,........,.......;........Helen McCune. 1. Foem with sketch;.....'.....,;".. Mary Wellers 2. Lincoln's Gettysburg Oration ............ '.;..............,...............Charles Carolus 3. Old Ironsides...-...'......-....... Helen Davis Musloby School..'.;.;;......"......... .\,....;.... Lowell's Tribute to Lltfcoln.... Anna Shannalian FlanoDuett.....'..'..JennieHoover, Anno Rt^ce fore the High School pUhlls tomorrow as a meeting of the Literary Society will be held. His next 1;alk will be up- pnpoisons^ .'.-/'•'•'•;. " " .•'-''.*"y':,']• '"'' —0^r~^Vedhe3day~^two 1 ~High" i i;School classes began the study of civics and a class began the study of physical geography.'- : ";' ;.; '-:'• v .•''.'. '-•• '; ; ; ;"•"• .: ; ••;\''-'.''''• The B class of Room 9 are reading Ulysses atuqng the Phseaclans. V ..Thoda,te of the entertainment to be given by 1 Grades 5 and 6 has 1 been settled. On Friday evening, two weeks from today, th^lr entertainment will he given in the High School room. Lincoln School. Ethel Mangan and Margaret Lingham have been promoted from B to. A class, primary room. A and B class flnlshed their first reader Wednesday. : ', :Mips Hoak and Miss Bassett were pleasantly entertained by Mrs. Keller Thursday at dinner. v v. ':' Several pupils have been absent in the different rooms this week becauae of Bloknese. CLa Doit. Puckett, and Wadaworth Stevens are the first of this ward to be- attacked with the measles. 'First, but, very likely not last/';.v : ;. : ' ; :' : ,/:-V:/;-•; -V" v- ; ''-\.: • Paul Kick, who has gone to Chicago to stay until spring, jsjoQissed from Room, 1 very much. ; : ' , B class, Room 2, have begun the study of elementary gfeography^tbiB weekr The teacher on asking 9 certain pupil wbat a bill was, received the ab- Btrnee reply, "A hill is a pile-of dirt/' Ift answer to the cry of excessive expenditures on educatlon.Sir John Lubbock made the following pithy. and pertinent reply:—"Education Is expen- flive, but ignorance Js more * W ! e were agreeably surprised' Tbors- day, while busy with the regular work, on turning toward the platform, to no- jq a visitor seated there, who had entered the room unnoticed by many nu- pili and teaobe*. Visitors are always welcome and we muob prefer that they be not «ereTOO»loa«, .Enter 'without knoekiug and you do not interrupt tbe tjusy workers. We'wpnder-iiiow what will b« tbe outcome of the efforts now being made io our Legislature to paa» the bill providing fqr the adoption of free this month, wlU priiseiis a es«hia«4 auai Uj* Sopfc jntriti «pnt out» to thf eonnty and. el*y and 0th£r *<dnc»^ors r**' verfcfea! *nd slant writing-. One hundred said vertical trw legible, seven said it was not; ®ighty- one said it took more space, twenty- four said "no;" twenty-nine said It could be written more rapidly, forty- eight denied it; seventy-four isakf It had hygienic advantages, twenty-one said, "flo;" ninety-sit said if, was fmore simple, eleven said it was not; eighty seven said it was more easily explained and. under8t6o6d,.twelve^thonght. not. IN JUDGE WARD'S COURT. Traneacted There During the ••"'•• FeMt Week. . PROBATE COURT. v Estate of John Cramer. Inventory filed and approved. Affidavit of posting notices and certificate of publication notices filed. ' Estate of Henty J. Hendricka, Personal service on Anna McM ally, 1 'Harry llendricka, Simeon IlendriekB, Ed ward Hendricks, Mrs, Bimebn Hendricks, Barbara Hendricks,8amuel Hendricks, Frank McNally, Henry Hughes, Lizzie HtiShes, Louise Orr, William Orr, Cora Hess, At Hess, Nancy AHdritt. Appearance in writing of Thomas J. All- drltt and William Beswick, L. T. Stocking appointed guardian ad litem for the minor William Hendricks. Petition to dismiss her case as to defendants William Beswick and Nancy Alldritt. All other adult defendants ruled to answer instanter. All adult defendants defaulted, for want of answer. William Hendricks, minor,-by his guardian ad litem, Dies hid answer, and petitioner files .replication thereto. Cause heard and decree. , Estate of Martha Ryan. Administrator ordered' to exhibit his final report on Tob; 22,; 1897,"and- that he pub" llsh for one week in some newspaper published in Whiteside coUnty'a notice of said report. - , Estate of John Keegan. Proof of notic,e of final settlement and final report ' filed and approved. Discharge ordered. .'••- i ' .-.,.'' ; ' . ; ' •;• '; ".;;;•-. •.. Estate of John W. Nlmms. Report sale of personal property at private sale, proof of final settlement and final report filed and approved.' Discharge ordered. - --••-'.' ' • . : Estate of Michael Relnhart, Inventory filed and approved. William Miller, Sr., Benjamin: Hoover and Christian Schwank appointed appraisers. In re-conservatorehip of Sarah Doyle, Conservator's' inventory filed and approved. ' -.'''••'.'.-• ' '' '..'• . . • :•'''" '.' •Estate of Susanna Cook; Will offered fqr probate. Mary Mahbn and Elizabeth Garnhart.'attestlng wltnesa-: es sworn and examined in open court. Said Instrument is found to be the last will and testament of deceased, is admitted to probate,'filed and recorded BBTinjhrPetitioritoT letterarteBtHffientF ary filed. Bond filed and approved. Letters ordered. . . ^ Estate of Martin Overholser.: Final report filed and approved. Discharge ordered. •-•.;, ^ In re guardianship of the minor children of Erasmus/ Hanson. Report ^ of guardian filed and approved,. Estate of Samuel King. Claim ( allowed to,Milton King, f 110.89; Joseph Wood, $67.50; 0. G-TMacklinj 85. , Eetftte of Caroline F,. Plumley. Will offeredlor "prbbater-:.JV!.,.Sj_ Ferguson and Walter Stager attesting witnesses, sworn and examined in open court. Instrument is found to be. the/last .will and testament of the deceased; it Is ordered admitted to probate, filed and record asfluch. : • ;• . Estate of John Q.. Wol£ Elmer Mensch,. : Leander Capp and >John Schmucker appointed appraisers; : Estate of M.-.D, Strunk. Claim allowed to Frank Fitzgerald $10.' Estate of Jane Daw. Claim, allowed First National Bank, of Morrison, $55,20. ' "' ;': •:.- ''/ ';v : '- : , ,.,'•:•.,• Estate of Adam Smith. • Transcript of Judgment Cirduit Court in case of Caroline Smith, vs James Gallentine, certified to this court is set for hearing Friday, Feb. 19. ; Estate of Norman Clark, Administrator's inventory, appraisement bill and certificate of publicutlon notice to creditors, filed and'approved,' In re partnership estate of Norman Clark. Jnveritora and appraisement bill filed and approved. . . : BBA|» ESTATE ' Frank A. Qrimea to Jacob Treaaher, Mfl Sterlingv ®8,OOQ, J / ', ' Grabbrand Engelken to Clarence DeWitt, lot in Fulton, »500. Clarence Dewltt to M^rtia Engelken, iot in Fulton, iSSCK). Jaoob Dlehl to William Carolus, lots In "Emerson, ©SO©. v/. Pheobe A. Bare to Mary A. Smith, lot in Fulton, @85Q. Catherine-Kurtz (heir) to Anna E. Echelberger, land in Newton, 8S86.66. Catherine Lurtz* <belr) to Anna E. Ectielberger, land in Nekton, 26t5,66. Catherine Kurtz (heir) to Anna E Echejberger, land iu Newton, $266.66, ' P. MuUer to Ann» E, Eohel- land in Newton, $mw. K.eatfteia to Sarah Bobinson. lot 10 MowiaoQ, «W, ' (0 !*ti(n .f, H .Tsplrff-y twin Mr. r Billmoyr to FrnnX BiH- ra«j«r ( land In ColnmA, Chftrlen C, McMatioo to Dsvld Ster- srg, lot io Fulton, MA.ERIAQE LICENSES. 'Edward H. Craft, Geneeee, Fannie Sheller, Hopkins. Frank G, Lyon, Ethel Grace Fellows, Mt. Pleasant. Charles H. Hoover, Patience Fergu- *on, Newton. .Charles O. Long, Fulton, Ida'M. Douglas, Labelle, "Wis. John Hi Gaffey^ Hume; Mary A. Keefej Hnhnaman. Henry W. Knecht, Lizzie Brandt, JohnCordes, Mas, Anna Bargman, Harmon, Thomas Daly^Fulton,, Ella Galdeo, Clinton, Ia. James J. Green, Lena B. Eslinger, Uetick. William Woessner, Maggie M. Johnson, Genesee, -INSTITUTE IN JORDAN Fieaiant and Front able MeetliiK tit the . 'Talbott School, The pupils of the Talbott School were very much pleased to thine Friday morning had arrived, and all the pupils, teachers and patrons were invited to visit them, jNot many, however, came until afternoon. Dinner was prepared for a large number at the homes near the school house. Some of us will have to eat cold victuals for several days. s : • Jordan Teachers' Institute was called to order at 1:40, John Maxwell in the chair. The first exercise was an instrumental solo by Hannah Hackett, of the Talbott School. The next'was a recitation by Miss Payne, which : tfee audience enjoyed^Yery^^uch^gnd she was called upon for anotherT Miss Nellie Shannon, of the Stone School, gave-a paper on "Language for the Little Folks.". The paper was well prepared and well read. After the reading, the subject was discussed by J. C. Max well, C. Myers, Emily C. Zigler. . The latter said,she used Tarbell's language book and is very much.pleas- ed with it. Miss Poyne says she calls the pupils around her and all correct the work together. Miss Annie Wilson corrects some of the work in the class and finds it very helpful. Then followed a vocal duet by Misses Zigler, "In the Starlight." MlssDunmore, of Compton school, read a paper on Primary Geography, which was very good and showed that she has good, well defined ideas on this topic,. The discussion.was- carried on by Charles Myeres, E. C. Zigler, Grace of six years'sang a. song, which pleased the audience. Charles Myers conducted a class in Primary Arithmetic; The class was made up of - two, little_bpys t;= OjlYBr- Itonnd and Irvin Litz. These little boys faced the audience and did very good work for children of.'their age. This topic brought out considerable discussion and some criticisms. Then all were entertained by an instrument-, al solo by Miss Nora Williams. ,. After a recess, a recitation was in order from the Gould school, but there was no representative. Maggie . Hackett gave a comio recitation to which all listened with interest. She took the prize in oratory at the contest held in the Jordan" Town Hall a few^ weeks OgO.\ .' ' ; . .'.';.•''. -.'• ' "'''..... James Talbott was then called upon to talk on School Libraries. The directors of the Talbott school are selecting a new library, Mr. Talbott liked the list prepared by tbe teachers of Whiteside about two years ago, and in making their selection used this list quite largely. Isaac Bressler then gave a good talk on the same. Miss O'Kane and Mary Hackett made a few remarks, after which Dr. A. C. John was called upon. Mrs. M, C. Talbott, R. Williams.Annle ^ W, Runfc,-J;'.'C.*Maxwell, and 0. bott spoke brjefly. All seemed interested in this topic, Mr. Kauffman then gave some remarks on tbe^dutiea of Township Trustees. After a fow. remarks b'y Oliver Talbott an.d Hugh Miller, the, directors were called upon. The .directors present were Messrs. Melllnger, Mensch, Hoover, J, Talbott, J. Andersen,Runk, Eberaole.:" •' -." •. ,/•'•'•• ';'.'"•;;"' ' •,.'• The Township Treaaurer.all the true- tees, and all the teachers except Miss Lee, of the Gould school, were present, and, Misses. O'Kane, Annie .Wilson, an^ Mary Hacket were present. -•;'After singing America, the Jordan Institute adjourned, AN ATTENDANT. —Dr. Braffet, postmaster at Paw- Paw, for kicking that, boy t George Post, who rattled the door latch to the post office while .the doctor was dla- bu^iDg the mail behind locked doors, was arrested and'fined five dollars and costs for his temper. To lose one's temper and about Qfteeu dollara at the same time is "tuff." John H, Morton has disposed of hit milk buBio&SB In this city io John B, GUbsrf 185 Co, My, Mortoa oxpeofo* to f o to Butiiuqu^ ia,, With § view to lag i The concert given by the Mozart Symphony Gl«b at the Academy of Music, under the auspices of the Men's Union of the Congregational church Friday evening, was the best that haa been in this city for a long time. The company is composed; of finished artists. ftad thvs program was varied -'-and admirably arranged. . The Academy was well filled with Sterling's best people, who were liberal in their applause throughout the evening, encoring nearly every number. The work of the Symphony Club is highly commendable. The gentlemen played the Quest grade of music with rare skill ; tbe works of the greatest composers were beautifully interpreted and at times the audience was carried away ^ with the inspiration of the theme. String MU8lc,-however.gooi3^lB_.BpttQ become monotonous, but the numbers were so admirably arranged by the Mozarts that this was entirely, avoided. Especially good was the club's accompaniment for the soloists. The club appeared twice on the pro gram, rendering Mozart's "Titus," an Andante from Rubenstein, "Gavotte Phzecato," by Lacome, and "Douce Caresse," Gillet, Probably the Andan te was the most enjoyable. The solo on. the viola d'amour, " Wal- ther'a Prize Song," by Wagner, by Mr. Stoelzer, was a novelty and very enjoyable to many. , The instrument was never heard here before, in fact, Mr. Stoelzer is the only man in the United States 'who plays it. Its tones are sweet and resonant. The gentleman was encored. ______ _____ _ _ '_ • Marie Louise Gumaer, was greeted with applause; "The Holy City," by Adams, was her selection. Though Mise Gumaer's voice is not fully adapted to the song, she rendered it with rare artistic skill. Her voice Is beautiful in quality; the tones are pure and dellclously true and are perfectly within the control of tffo singer. She was' enthusiastically encored, her response being of a lighter nature. Upon her second appearance she sang "The Gypsies," by Dudley Buck, and was compelled to respond to two encores. Mies Gumaer has scored a decided success In Sterling; ' . The violin solo by Mr/ .Otto Lund, "Scene de Ballet" by Bariot, proved the gentleman to be a virtuoso indeed. The difficult passages were, rendered by a master hand. Mr.|Lund produces his phrasing is delightful. He was encored. - '...- • The writer confesses "a disappointment in the Gamba. Mr. Blodeck is the'dbly^player-upo'EFthls^lnatrumeht- and. his rendition of an Andante by Golterman was artistic, but there -is a metallc harshness about the tones that is almost unpleasant. The gentleman proved himself a'great artist when he played the cello, .however. "Chancon a Bpire," by Dunkler, was rendered in a manner that brought forth deafen- ing'applauae. Mr. Blodeck has been pronounced by many Sterling must- • clans to be the best performer upon this instrument ever' heard here. ' One .of ... the pronounced hits of the evening was made by Herr Theo. Hoch. He played a cornet soloj "Fantasia In Berlin," his own composition. He is unanimously voted the finest cornetlat ever in Sterling and IB placed on a level with Levy and Llberattl, many con-. Blderlrig him their superior. His tone,s were perfect and his execution remarkable. He is n true artist, .head and shoulders above the average. Two excellent string duets were rendered and the program closed with a solo, the Emperor's Salute, on the Roman Triumphal Trumpet, Before this number Prof. Hursb, in behalf of Dhe Men's Union, thanked the audience for .their HberaL patronage and the Men's League, of the Piesbyterian church for its curtesy. This closes the Union's course. It has been- an eminent success and its patrons are wejl satisfied. ', THE FIRST TO RESPOND, Penton Farmers Will Hold ail Institute MurcU 17. One of the first towns to respond to the late circular letter issued by the Executive' Committee of the Wblteside County Farmers' Institute, suggesting that each town make early arrangements for a Township Farmers' laeti* tute, ia Fenton. This town has fixed upon Wednesday, March 17,aa the date for such a meeting and has already planned a good live program. The ,'. Fenton Supervisor, Joseph Burns, and their Town Clerk, Ira C. Plnkley, are taking right hold of the matter. To that earnest and sturdy old pioneer of Fenton, R. M, Thorap .• son, is due, however,, we are told, the credit of starting the thing in motion, We feel quite sure the Featou people will have a good meeting. The following form their committee of wraogements: Mrs. A. L. Thompson, 3d re. T, N. Soanlaa, Mrs, Edgar Fior«^|«, Wiiliam McLaughUu and M. Daildo, We understand Preiideat MUeheii, of the Oousty lastitute, hm pf omistsi to The Chicago Bnrlfnffcoa Batlroad ban jutt accoai greateat feat the would ban erer for JOBg distance fcwt rt It was wade Ja a tae« „ to carry ileary J. Msjrhaa of Yotk-to tfee bedside of Bis dyfnf gsa la Denver, ' ' ' '•'. , The distance from Chicago to ver, 1,025 miles, were covered In ly 1,069 minutes' actual running tlffls. This ia only a small fraction less ifeftm one mile a minute for the longest continuous run ever made by any railroad in the world. It was a run made In th« ordinary course of business. No special preparation? whatever had been coats in- plated for the trip. .itijBxactlj forty* four^Minutes from the t!m&-the-4riter~ for the train waa received the .throttle of the engine was pulled open and the train glided out of the Union Depot on a race which surprised railroad men the world over. The eagine which toot the train on the first run out of Chicago to Gaiee* burg had just come in from Aurora pulling a regular passenger train. No time was spent in'cleaning op, but it was quickly turned round, attached to the special train and manned by the same engineer who had brought it to Chicago. Not more than a half dozen officials or employes of the road knew the trip was to be made. This fact ia the most important In the history of the great feat, as it demonstrates the superb physical condition of the ?road and the perfect management which enables iuchiTemarkab'ielJiHirtobe'main^ tained for more than a thousand milea.' The time made by the record breaking train is as follows, Including all stops: ' , From Chicago Miles; Time. To Galesburg...... 163... 2h.-56na. To Burlington...., 206... 3h. 48m. To Pacific Jet...... 482... 9h. 5m. To Lincoln........ 541...lOh. Una,. To Hastings....... 038."..12h.' 3m. To McCook........ 770...Hh. 15m. To 'Denver........ .1,025... 18h. 53rn. Average time, Includlngjstops, 54.8 miles per hour. Average time, excluding stops, 57.54 miles per hour. /':., The first stop made by the train after v leaving Chicago was at Sixteenth street'' for supplies, where four minutes were consumed. At Aurora, the traveling engineer took one minute to; look the a stop until Mendota was reached.wheu ihree minutes more were consumed for the same purposes A total of twenty- one stops was made between'. Chicago and Denver.-donBaming^in ^U" sixty-r four minutes. The longest stop was made at Red Oak, Ia., where engines were changed on account of. a hot~ ;ruck. At this point the fastest ran of the trip was made.rSoon after'leav-' ingCrestonit was discovered; that a Doxbn one of the engine tracks .was heating, but in spite of this fact the run of thirty-six miles ^was made in thirty-four minutes. At. Villisca a fresh engine was substituted and the run to Ked Oak, fifteen |mi^es, wa| made in as many minutes. .,."- ' Over long stretches of roadjgbetween' McCook and Denver,the train made more than a mile a minute for distances' of forty to sixty miles. ' Six engineers took the train 'from Chicago to Denver, making an average of 170 miles to each run. Mr. Mayham left New York Sunday' morning at 10 o'clock onJPennoylvania. Limited in response to repeated messages that his son, WilliarqB.MayhaBQ, was lying at the point pfjdeath at Den* ver. At'For^ Wayne Mr. Mayham became convinced that' the ordinary ;rains would not take htm to the bed- aide ot his son in time to close his eyes !n death, and he promptly^wired the hicago, Burlingtaa & Qaincy road to have in readiness a special train to carry him through to Denver $u the shortest possible time, » The Pennsylvania arrived io Chicago . ten minutes late and thirty uilnutes „ were consumed by Mr. Mayham in making n,ecesa%ry preparations for. the ourney. "•'•' ;: » The train left the Union Depot at ex-' actly 10 o'clock Monday-morning. Turlington road had agreed-to ;he trip to Deliver "inaide of four hours." The feat was accomplished in three rntuutea less than heurs, or more than thanjfive under the stipulated time. TUe Hot located 10 the Black Hills of Dakota, have wcmderfql pertles for tbe cam of icuralgia and kiadred. sbould^ba iaveatigated. by all

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