THE EVENING GAZETTE: MONDAY, JANUARY 23 1888. BARGAINS! Cloaks, Shawls, Dress Goods, Evening Gazette. THB Bvmrrao news»tanil». Prt can ba h&d »t all t!i« CUNTS. MONDAY, JAN. M, UOCIETIF.t* AS» AMK8K3IKVT* TO-!SI<»HT. Fourth Street C. L. S. C. at Mr. U. B. Sanders. Will Robinson Tost G. A. R. The Star Whist Club at Miss Jo Crawford's. BREVITIES. Blankets, Bed Comfortables, Knit Underwear, Toboggan Caps, Leggins, Hosiery, Gloves, Mitten *!*_ Corsets, s Bustles, Handkerchiefs, Mufflers, And many other Goods to be sold very CHEAP FOR C1SH To reduce stock before invoicing. OAXLAWDSEE. ' —Llr. J. Haynes is quite sick. —Chronological: Today is the anni- versaay of the battle of Encarnation, Mexico, 1847. —Mrs. Alex McCloy is quite sick; she la-worse to-day than she has be'en since her tllneaa began. —Frank Bressler was In town to-day with a cow bell on hla team. He's ready for the new law, anyhow. —The thermometer shows a "very decided change in the heat condition. This morning was very pleasant. —rJorn to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Johnson, this morning, a girl. Mr. Johnson is in the employ of the Novelty Iron Works. v x ' —The pastor otthe Christian church at Erie has a queston box at the door of the church, and Sunday evenings he answers the queries. , —The Morrison Herald predicts the speedy raising of the remainder of the dam money and the construction of the dam. That's the size of it, George —Mr. Noah Loux sends us an account of the cold weather of the year 1810,—the year without a summer. We have previously published an account of it. —We are informed that some of the parties owning lands which.would be submerged by the tipper dam, this morning made transfer of their said lands to the npper dam committee. —A telegraph message from Milledgeville says -that Louis Reitzel was caught In the bolt gearing of Goshert's mill this morning and badly mangled. The message further said that he is not expected to live. A message received this afternoon jayaihatJvhlleJielLdaTigerpusly and painfully hurt, that Mr. Keitzel will recover. He Is brother-in-law of Mr. Goshert. . <• i —Mr. and Mrs. Callighau gave quite a pleasant party on the birthday of their little daughter Mabel, which was much enjoyed by those present. The guests gave her many pretty ai- tlclea, as tokens of their love. —More complaints come in about ice being taken from the immediate proximity of the drive path over the river. The complaining parties say that people crossing by night are in danger of getting into the river. —The funeral of Mrs. Eliza Alexander, which took place yesterday afternoon, was attended by a large concourse of friendsT many^coralngr trom long distances, Elder Mason officiated. The remains were interred in Sterling cemetery. —A night or two ago some fifty of the friends of Mrs. Adam Heckman got together, having previously filled baskets with nicely cooked food and made a "surprise" upon her. The evening was spent pleasantly, and supper was served by the guests. —Miss Ella McCue gave a very pleasant card party to forty of her young friends last Friday evening. Refreshments were served during the evening, after which games' were indulged in until a late hour, when 'the young folks departed, all claiming to have bad a very enjoyable evening. —Mr. August Frank Is In receipt of a letter from Mr. E. W. Edson in which be refers to the extreme cold weatber experienced in Northern California, it being down to zero when be wrote. He says, though, that is extraordinary, He Is greatly pleased with bla new home. 'Mr Edson expresses the h*pe that some of the proposed enterprises on foot here will be consummated soon. —Quite a number of Sterling people went out to Pralrleville to bear Rev. Dr. Robinson lecture. His theme was the all-important one of education and he bandied bis theme witb decided ability. He was for years identified witb educational interests and is enthusiastic upon, the subject. TbePrai- rieville people, with their accustomed hospitality, served an excellent supper to all the people who attended. —The Horseman r of a lata issue, gays that "Col. J. D.Morrissey, of Denver, has recently refused an offer of 810,000 for a one half interest In Els stallion Suprrior." Superlor.it will be remembered, Is from Larchwood stud, having been reared by Mr. Sanboru. and sold by htm to Col. Morrlssey two years ago this month for 86,000. Mr. Sanborn still owns bis full brother, Benefactor, which imimal, In his opinion, is, for stock purposes, quite as valuable as Superior. —Mr. Thoa. P. Bowman, for six years bookkeeper in the First National Bank, of this city, baa resigned that position, and accepted one in the Omaba National Bank. While tbe board of directors of the First National Bank are pleased to know that he has bettered bla financial condition and hence accepted his resignation, at tba same time it regretted parting with him, because he discharged bis duties witb faithfulness, honesty and ability and bla life was such as to wtn for him tbe personal regard of tbe several rnetaben of tb« board. He U a young man of most correct hablta of life and possessed of ability that will sustain him in uiy poaitlou to which be may bo called. The UAZKTTB would unite with the board ID wishing Mr. Bow- uiau all Btuscea* fWd happioeea ill bil fiuUt ol duty, —Mr. Z. T. Gait is convalescent. —Hare a care; guard against colds in this weather. —The snow was "givey" this morning, showing an above freezing point reneh of the thermometer. —Some more Sunday fast driving Is reported for yesterday. The GAZETTE must decline to publish names of alleged offenders, as requested to do so. —A very prominent citizen said to the editor today: "The . GAZETTE'S 'booms' of Sterling and the data has caused a wonderful advance in the price of real estate in the 'overflow' region." —Mr. William Reagnn, a brakeman on ti,. Sterling freight, fell to tho ground this morning trom a moving car. He escaped serious Injury, by alighting upon his feet, but he was badly jarred. —Quite a number of Whlteside lawyers have requested the Governor to postpone the calling of an election. Some have requested that it be postponed to April only, when township elections are held. Aud still the GAZETTE thinks It should not be postponed and that the Governor las no right to postpone.—Postmaster general Dickinson has issued a circular letter to postmasters Instructing them of. the change in the law In relation to third and fourth class matter (that Is to say, circulars, Ac., and merchandise) placing it where It was before. That Is to say tbe wrappers and envelopes containing circulars, pamphlets, merchandise, &c.,,may contain printing and cuts upon them, out may not contain writing other than the address. Some of the farmers at Saturday's meeting gave estimates of the value of their lands which surprised the natives. Such prices would „ cause won- deriul increase of taxes, if the assessor returned these lands on the basis of price named. Of course, though, in an open meeting like that, the owner of land Is not likely to understate his price.. It is probable that a visit to the owners singly, and a fair talk with them will result In a considerable re- duction'in their price. ; —Ben Bressler has begun digging for gas, or oil upon his place, at the polat indicated by the GAZETTE in two or three articles -re f errln g-to -the-su bjectv- The GAZETTE has said, and repeats it, that the Elkhorn creek region,v will some day yield rich mineral, or oil or gas supply. If Mr. Bressler's neighbors would turn In and help him a bit, it would be the right thing. If be strikes something rich, it will enhance the value of all their lands. He Is'hard at work, striking down after one of the precious fluids. —Dancing school on Tuesday evening. We are requested by Mr. Sweet to state that none will be admitted to the dancing hall except those holding tickets and those accompanying them as escorts, and tbe parents of members of the class. . He says, it will be seen at a glance that it Is not right for some t<F insist"upoiT" receiving Instruction for nothing while others pay for the same. This rule will be enforced.' All parents of members of the class, as •well as escorts are welcomo;'others will not be admitted unless they purchase tickets for the course. —There is a house near one of our depots, which has to be kept. warmed every night, and it is a rendezvous for tramps. Last night there were six or seven of'the vermin quartered around the Ore, sleeping upon planks, seemingly as comfortable as though they had beds of elder-down. One of them was not so comfortable. He had gone out for a pail of water (about 2:30 a. m.)and missing his way. fell Into the sewer, wetting himself through and through. One of them had on but two garments, and they both of cotton,—the pants being merely overalls, and the jacket a kind of blouse. He had on no. stock- Ings, no shirt in fact nothing but the two garments Qrat named, a pair of shoes worse for wear and an old cap. How he can travel from town to town in cold weather with such meagre supply of clothing surprises us. It seems that their favorite way of traveling now la to get into a car loaded with hogs and secure a first-class ride upon their backs, they claiming that the heat from the bodies of the porkers keeps them'as warm.as though in a Pullman or Wagner coach. The stock men do not go forward to look after the hogs- and so they are secure front, detection. Tax books for Sterling township are now open at Sterling National Bank. Parties are requested to pay their personal taxes on or before Feb. l«)th. WM. A. CONNELLY, dwtf Collector. James M. Fitzgerald's Restaurant. Meals at all hours; oysters In every style. Prices very reasonable. Under Keefer's drug store, corner 3rd and Locust streets. tf The books cf Mrs. 8. A. Harden have been left at the old business place, in charge of Miss Mary Milnes. All persons indebted will please call and settle immsdlatoly. Mrs. S. A. Harden dwtf Any one who is affected with Tetter, Salt Rheum or any itching or smarting ,skln disease should try Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment. They will certainly never regret it. It is guaranteed to give satisfaction if sold by Btrlckler & B.oorse. tf Piano and Organ Tunlnz And repairing of the above Is my business. Persons having Instruments out of order may leave orders at Werntz Co's. Music store. 03* W. E. Fox. Al'hanre to Speculate. I offer for 10 days a few choice lota In First ward, Sterling, 111., at a price that will give you a chance to make some money. Come and see me at once. tf GEO. W. CUAMAERLIN, If your overshoes or rubbers wear thin at the heel, get a pair of plates put on at P. J. Unkel's. tf Oar Little NOB and Women, 18S*. The aim of this magazine la to interest children just at the time they begin to read for themselves and lead them along for a year or two with pictures and stories and pleasant tasks so pleasant as to make them forget the task part altogether. The following outline includes the larger topics of the year: Pocahontas teaches a little early American history through the year. A French story, Susanna's Auction, full of amusement. A story entitled Laura's Holidays suggests to other little girls what they can do on holidays. A story a month on Tiny Folks In Armor; which means beetles. A flower poem in every number. Buffy's (six) Letters to his Mistress. Buffy IB a coon-cat. Six Mexican stories on A conflict for possession. When your system becomes disordered do not let disease take possession. Take 8t Patrick's Pitls at once. They act promptly, cure costiveness and bilious disorders. They ward off disease and tone up the whole system. Btrlckler & Boorse. tf To Trade. A well improved farm In Whiteslde Co. of 140 acres to trade for Neb.—or Kansas lands. Strike quick if yoa want it, it Is desirable. tf F. B. HtTBBARD. The "C. H. S.", is the finest 10 cent cigar on the market. The "Velvet" and V7 for a 5 cent smoke can't be beat First class dealers, C. II. Seloff, manufacturer, tf A large stock of watches, clocks and silverware at Clark Giddlngs & Co's. Also they do fine watoh repairing, tf •sterling BoomlBfr. Call on P. T. Vanllorne for plans and specifications for all kinds of buildings and cut of same. tf Mrs. Harden retained a large quantity of gloves, hosiery, corsets, cloaks and jerseys, when she sold her stock to Frye & Davli. This goods must be s -Id within 20 days and will be offered regardless of cost. dwtf PEOPLE'S COLUMN, GP~We will Insert three lines In this eol-*V| umn one time for 10 eenU, or for 40 cents a week. Each additional line wlU be B cento a single .Insertion, or IS centa a week. FOB KENT. T7UBNI8HED rooms, with convenience* for JL 1 heating .and board, at Mrs Krelder's, on M arenue, between !tb and 5th streets. tf R ESIDENCE of E. W. Edson and the store room under Farwell Hall. McCune. Apply to J. A. tf D ON T sleep onl of doors when you can get a comfortable bouse for Irom six to seven dollars per month, of F. B. Hubbard. tf O FFICES for rent In Bell block, being detlr- able, and finished In elegant (nape. Apply to J. it. Bell & Sou. tf ' FOB MALE. H ARD coa\ nut, range and No 4; also, soft coal In large quantities, at lowest cash prices. John Ward. 09 Little. People of the Plaza; also about some Mexican animals. Besides tl'iere are many, too many to'tell of, short and bright and unexpected. With all this entertainment of picture and humor there la serious purpose all through implied in the name, Our Little Men and Women. It is to teach and lead the children to take reading for profit; but pleasure conies first as it ought. A dollar a year. Five cents for a sample copy. D.LOT/HOP COMPANY, , 89 Publishers, Boston. Where. Did Von Bay T At Reynolds hardware store; if you want to get steel traps, 87 First avenne, south of Dayls & Webei's Sterling 111. mwf-t'f— The Boston Store holds Its own well. Its reputation for "bargains for the public it keeps. It does sell cheaper than the cheapest and intends to do so. 91 I WILL sell at auction on my farm, Wednesday February 1; horses, cattle, hogs, (arm machinery, corn, oats and hay. O. G. 1 .eefer. M A CHANCE to make money. J. A. Bartlett offers one or both of his billiard parlors tor sale at & bargain. tf THE WILD WAVES ARE SAYING, AND T IT IN YOUR HAT, SIfeTER. Constantly on fia-n %d. Uniform prle« J »cop?. Stationery, Supplies, ens. (Books, Chalk Inks, al Kinds. School Cray- Fuller's Book Store, J. I»OL,L,OCIC, OIBee In R««k Falls, aver tbo OOI e«. Poet The haekman, Btmard. wfll take putted to and from H tori Ing to Dr. Pollock's oOtoe jre« of charge. Prepare* t» F»r ether 1 Farms, City Property ,_, \ Personal Property an *2 3 \ Stocksof Koods c/j * N £|i rtlf o SS •*••?« •• f & -,| II BKO. W. CHAHBEBLIH.' BOOM 8, ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Office open evening!. Ceme Down After •upper and Sit bytfae Opom Wrate and let n» Talk Baalaera. I OFFER, for sale mjr entire stock of goodi, with-Its good will, on -reasonable, terms, O. A. BheeU. successor to Manln Si Klntile. tf Sterling, Ills., Dec. 17,1887. G OOD light bob-sled »nd a democrat wagon. Enquire at this office tf A LE Brewery and futures for sale. George E. Rogers, Sterling, Ilia. Address, tf WASTED. JTHAT A COM PETENTRlrl for general housework, Good wages. . Euqulre at 601 West Fourth street. B OY from 8 to 12 years old to lire with family In the country untr ••" •---••- — with school privileges. until he is 21. A good home Apply at this office, tf COCHRAN SELLS THE BEST CIGARS -FOR THE— LEAST MONEY IMMEDIATELY, at the Wallace House, a girl 1 to work. M A YOUNQ Nurse girl, at street. 903 West Third tf novementa ot Population. . ARRIVALS Mr. W. P. Utley, from Chicago. Mr. A. \V. Emmttt ia here to-day. Mr. Clayton Summey is visiting here. Mr. H. H. Alexander of "Chicago is visiting here. Mr, E. K. Butler, Hupt. of the Mc- Cormlck Company, was here Saturday. . Mr. James D. Andrew and family were at Sterling yesterday amd today. DEPARTURES. Mr. 0. M. Worthlngton for Springfield. • ' Miss Sarah McCurdy; for her home at Fenton, Mich., after a visit with the Manahan family. Mr. Frank Martin, in the employ of Marshall Field & Co., for Chlo&go, after a abort visit here. Mr, P. O'Connell for hl» home at Rock Island. He bad been visiting at Mr.Jobn Ward's. Dr. I. llader, of Fulton, Kan., says: I have been practicing medicine for 47 _years. Many times I have prescribed Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and 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. 60 cents per bottle. Sold by Strickler & Boorse. : tf You can do the best by going to the Boston Store, If you wish to buy a dress, or a shawl, or a cloak, or muslin, or flannels, or gloves, or mittens or anything else found In a dry goods store. Prices are lower than anywhere else, clerks accommodating; pleasure to show goods. Come and sue and be convinced for yourselves. • •_ 91 Bebyland. 1(188. In general it will be about the same as in'87, Nothing in Baby land ever pleased more people than Finger-play rhymes and pictures. They have even been sought by Klndergartners here in Boston and elsewhere; and the author has personally taught them. Six of the '88 Babylands will contain new Finger- plays. The other six will have a aeries of baby stories in rhyme about Crickets, how they manage their babies, with many pictures. Me and Toddle- Jclnfl is a baby-cat story all through the year by Margaret Johnson, with pic tures also byJMargaret Johnson. There will also be a lot of jingle bits and itory bits and picture bits, so many as to make you wonder where the next year's entertainment is to come from, Fifty cents a year; a copy sent for five cents. D. LOTHHOP COMPANY, 89 Publishers, Boston. POINTER FOR -THE SKATES! SKATES! SKATES! CUTLERY, CUTJL.ER-Y, HARDWARE A STOVES, At my new store on Third street, opposite Jacob Elsle'i Merchant Toltorlag establishment. Lewis D. Wynn Notwithstanding Their (Rousing Holiday Trade Have Still A Fair Assortment or CLOAKS &M-UFFS STAPLE FANCY All Grades .of AT LOWEST RATES., INDEPENDENT GROCER THE At their Usual (Reasonable Prices. GROCERY Ii the most Independent Grocery House In Sterling. We make our prices and sell GOODS 80 LOW That prices astonish erery one. All jcoodi sold at the lowest llTlnr prlcei; no over-charging. A ehfld can 'BUY GOODS AtthcBKB H1VK as low as a grown p»rson. Tbelarges t and finest stock to select from; every tklng fint-claai. A large stock of Fine Cut, Fi«g and Smoking . TOBA.CCO'8 Bought before the recent advance*. The BZK HI VB customers get the bcneflt of the low price* before the advance. A large atock ot Gilt Edge Our Mtoek 1* too large and •»•* k« reduced at once. Warranty with each $5.00 to 310.00 per Month. What I For the next thirty days I will sell Heating Stoves very cheap, for spot cash. H. E. Reynolds. No. 87,'1st avenue, Sterling, Ills. mwf-tf "Better late than never," bat better never late when troubled with a cough or cold. .Take Dr. Biglows' Positive Cure at once, which cures all throat and lung troubles speedily and thoroughly. Pleasant for children. COcenta and 01. For sale by O.,A. Oliver. CUT BATES COXTIHUKD. CO., Oalt Houe Btoek. Chirac* Market*. The following are the oloaing quota tioug of grain, cattle and bogs on tht Chicago market reported especially fortheQAZBTTKby W. S. MoCrea <fc Co. Wheat—88,\fo May ;k7Sc; caab; weak. Corn—62Xe May: 47>»c cash; steady. Oats—5Sc May; 8&0 ea*h; .dull. 17W. T«, 8 to JO hlf her New Mhoe Bhep. Men's boots and shoes half soled for 00 cents. Ladies' shoe* half soled. Repairing done neatly and at lowest prices, at M. B. H lion's, one door west 6t Cochran's old stand. tf WRIGHT & WILLIAMS, FLCMBERisGiSUmMFlTTEBS Come one, come ail. This rock shall flea From its firm base As soon as we. Jobbing and BepaLriax Attended to. The folks of Empire will hold an en- U>rt*lnrn«at aod oyiter supper In the •cbool boose, on Friday evening, Janu- nry Si. Froceod* for tb« SuotUy tcho«4, •8 Dealers In Lead and Wrought Iron Plpg, Wood and Iron Pumps, of all find. Hose, Packing. Bteam and Water Guagea, Vatrei, Ftttiaga, Bewer rtve, are. Estimates made on Plumbing, Bteain 6Oa« Jobs MrvB,F, WILLIAMS, Formerly with Wm. McCune ft Co.. attuid* to wood ana Iron pump MUlng and ropalrtuc. Mr, E, M, WEIGHT, Formerly witb lha Sterllnc Water Co., str«a hit punoual attention to all plumbing, atetun aad gu eonln>ot<. OUB 1.AMP PALACK U complete with tb* latest denlgni la Hanclnt'. Stand anil BnckM LJUUI», Boruen. Oalmaan, I K\ , . rYlOTi to ault the thSM. C*ll and tea Lini* GUut Lamp aa4 Kureka a»f»t7Va!*», wamuttad. Your ord»« St THE URLY BIRD HATCHES THE WHM. At 4> and BO Onta per Gallon. Bo«k Ouidy Drips, pure white, at 78 Ccata per Gallon. EOCENE OIL Non ecplmlre; the belt oil sold In this market, at a» low price as Inferior oils are sold elsewhere. Dont be deceived and buy low test oil* and rua the risk of being bnrnod up.. Remember JOB buytbe BEST ITl^OUIt, At the BEK HIVE. Snow Flake, Farnfoa, • and Kanaa* Winter Whe*t: all Kollsr Patrnts and all Winter Wheat j makes better and whiter bread: keeps moist longer than Spring wheat Flour. Ageuulon Buckwheat Hour II Tea thwuand pouiuls.tnld laat ae&aon; Sin thotuanit pound* sold so tw this sea- ion. Thlo flour has DO equal In this market : 1« made by the Ut«»t prooesetj pttieut bulled; uo black speeka. Afiaeaiookol ''•'•' "It:'' . Canned and Qgrisd Fruits, OallforHia Fruite of all kindt^ The Oeunlne Down Ewt MAPLE SUGAR! You etn »»ve tin t* attiwu eeot» M t,tan ta« worth y.ttilwjftt INs HKB HIVE.
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