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THE EVENING GAZETTE: WEDNESDAY, -TATOABT Even in or P fr T K B M * : O etn.1 Per Tear.... tB*D BT WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 1883. THE MODERN Priscilla published monthly at 50 eta. per year. Descriptions of new fancy work appear every month; all directions for knitting or crocheting carefully corrected. Everything beauti tally illustrated. Priscilla Pub. Co, Lynn. Maaa. • CLUBS AND Club Life in Paris," by Edward King, is one of the most striking and interesting articles in the January number of The Cosmopolitan. "A Battle with the Sioux," a beautiful illustrated article by L. B. Platt, describes a savage encounter between the Sioux and the Pawnees. "The Book Auction" contains novel and interesting facts collected by Joel Benton. Viola Koseboro, in a beautifully spntro us the millions of- <••"•'„ it.., uvuutry-, Use pliice of birth has a warm and cosy spot In their hearts. Let adversity come, or bereavement, or distress of any kind, and the heart yearns for the sympathy of olden friends, as Judah at Babylon wept over the memory of Zion. Nor is that all. One unconsciously finds himself defending his home; even though bis Intelligence tells him that it is Inferior to other regions in material wealth and progressing intelligence, he finds points of excellence and rejoices at each fresh discovery. An item of news about his old home is more interesting than any occurrence elsewhere, and ns be is attracted by sight of bis name unywhere, so, too, mention of his olden home causes him to rivet attention upon what Is said, or written, or printed about it. Tierra del Fuego Is one of the most desolate of regions; the savage inhabitants shiver around poor fires in half nude rendition. Frequently famines decimate their numbers, and during, theirj'pre- valence, the people eat up the older r illustrated article oif "The~Italianfn>f . Qnea> gons eren devourlng their par New York."gives picturesque glimpses of a people that are now occupying much attention. The lovers of fine illustrations will find those accompanying Mrs. Elisa W. Peattie's powerful story of "The Crime of Micah Rood" unusually excellent. "An Orphan in Japan" is another po.werful story of Mrs. Katharine B. Foot. "The Ue- markable Courage of Abdias Muller," by T. Comb, is a humorous story. Richard A. Proctor answers in the affirmative the question, "Have Ghosts Been Seen?" Poems arc contributed by Helen Gray Cone, Frank Dempster Sherman and others.' ~ Mns. Jortx A. Logan, it ia.-said, has aged greatly since her husband's death. We never knew a woman so t' oroughly devoted as she to her husband's advancement "" She really possessed the greater ambition, and constantly incited him to aspire higher. She lived for him. Of a sex to whom is forbidden distinction and eminence in politics, she, owning talent that would Qt her for any place. Senator, cabinet officer or President, she consecrated them to her husband's greatness, and became literally a part of himself. She studied law, politics, human nature and was an •host in herself. She transacted a good- Ijfshare'ofhja business and aided him in all his work. Of sanguine temper and most happy in her life, thought of death rarely came to her and if it did she always thought that he would sur- vlve her, he was so strong, so brave, so rugged. When he was taken away she was, not only overcome of inconsolable grief, but she was stunned utterly. Eminent as was her husband the saw ahead of him much greater distinction. The writer recalls a con versation had with this' most distin guished and estimable lady, wherein she revealed in some measure her .as plrations. They were all for him, and in view of the affection in which he was held by the great army of soldiers and the hold he had upon his party and the confidence of all in his integrity her ambition to see him occupy the chair once tilled by Washington • was based upon strong probability of gruti liciition. There was nothing selfish in this: it was all for him whom she loved with rare devotion. When he died there was no mourning over what now could not be; not a thoirgfit. of wha might be to her through the changed condition of things entered her pun •oul. The light of her soul, the joy o her life was gone. Some time la'.er shi was lamed in an accident, and he mourning over the death, of her bus band had so affected her strength tha that which a few short years ago would have cause? but a brief illness, has no yet been overcome and her friends {see with pain that her old strength and en durance that so excited their admira tlon in gone. Love for her children • for she is a devoted mother, causes earth yet to have ties toibind her to it but her thoughts are fixed most and oftenest upon him who when at the very pinnacle of distinction was snatch ed from her, and when In H s time, He shall call her, the summons will no bring terror, because she then will re join the partner of her life. It is no thought that death is to be any means imminent; she may live yet many years but it is that the old-time perfec health, infinite zeal and tireless 'energy no longer marks her. • The incentive is withdrawn, she lives in the love of htr children, and in the memory of ttu days of continuous successes and victor ies and tireless happiness with it all. . THERE is oae thing a man is never ashamed of, and that is bis native land It ia not possible that one could reside in hia native place until hutwrnity-firs* birthday, say, and ever afterwards eith er forget or lose Interest in the home of his early life. He may hall from Po land, or Portugal, Spain or Switzerland - Greenland or Greece, it matters not Never was there man with aoul so dea< that his heart has never within him burned as home his footsteps he has turned from wandering on a foreign strand (Scott, made into prose). Pul>- lio men are spoken of as hailing from this or that State, as they may chance - to be resident at the time. Thus, it is said," Elaine, of Maine; but this distin guished American thinks of himself as & Pennsylvanlan, and the warmes place in his heart is the old Keystone State, Senator Hawley, of Connect! cut, ia moat careful to let* his friends know that North Carolina was bis birthplace and his home until he was tea years old. Whatever a region may be to another, to the man who was born ia it, it has the close and intimate as sedation of life among friends and true friends, too, and friends that seem closer than others because they were made when the receptive bralo was a its tw»t capacity to receive durable an enduring UnprMaiou*. It matters no though oas b» exiled, »a Hchurz. or dU- , or » * .i. ,-.,;-.r r IKi»l nt VrESMA. Jnn. 05.—It i> n-port^l that a dwperst* fight bus occumxl In Philipopolls b*tw«en the partUarui of Prlnro Ferdinand and those of Princo Alexnnder, In which several officer* were wounded with swords. The reports says a renewal of th» flght being Imminent a state of eelg* has boon proclaimed. Th«'peo*Ity for Irl«h Enthnslaam. DUBLIN, Jan. Si.— Th« civilians raiding on the island upon which is situated Fort Westmoreland, in Quoenstown harbor, haying made Ixmflrn of tar barrels to celebrate, the release ot Mr. O'Brien from Tallamor* Jail, the government has decided upon their eviction! and orders will be, issued for their ejectment forthwith. TTiA Pop* ftaub* Don Carlo*. ROME, Jan. '.13. —The pope has refused to receive Don Jaime, §oa of Don Carlos, either privately or officially, though he i* the bearer of a jubilee gift consisting of a valuable cross of diamonds. The American btahopa now here have advised his holinow not to condemn th« Irish national movemuut. ents. Humane people In England once took a youth from his barren and in- icspitable home and comveyed him to England, where he was placed in a de ightfully pleasant home and afforded 11 the advantages of education. He was an apt student and readily received nstruction. He was petted much, and after ten years, had apparently grown nto forgetfulness of his old home. It was then proposed that he leturn as a missionary to teach them religion and ivilization. He eagerly accepted. After three years, friends called upon lira, and found htm, if possible, more wretched than his family and friends; be had dropped the dress of civilization; and married one of hla acquaintances and hud but a hovel for his home. But indignantly rejected a proposition to go back to England. He was con- ;ented; he was at home; and he loved t far more than Albla's Isle with all ts splendors. So," too, Eblerling and other Eskimo, who have been induced .to visit the United States, have been afflicted greatly of home-sickness, and would not be content until they returned to their land of eternal snow and ice, where their food of flesh of walrus, seal and bear is obtained only by dint of most unremitting quest in air-of iutt'nseat-cold—and for mauy mouths when their portion of earth Is locked in constant darkness. Hut ii was their home, and as Payne has It, There is no place like home." Nothing but desire to get, to have, hold and keep gold induces men to depart their country and make home among strangers; and It Is likely nine in ten who emigrate, comfort themselves In the thought that after a few years, as the Chinese do, they will return again and spend their earnings and the remainder of their days with their people. Of course, few ever do return. In their new homes, other attachments, are formed; the expected fortune does not come, or if it does, it never gets big enough. Still, though away, and still, though, he never return again, away down deep in hia heart is the home feeling, and when In wakeful mood of meditation, it is the childhood home that troops before him, with the vivid scenes of earlier years. E. C. Lewis, of Ottawa, 111., is a Republican candidate for auditor of that state. Another blizzard, tha fourth this winter, is nareering over the prairies of the northwest. A scheme Is on foot to put Jack Haverly In possession of Hennepln Avenue theater at Minneapolis. Chicago came very near being deprived of her watar supply Tuesday, owing to loe packing around the crib in the lake. A strong flght against adulterated lard. I* being made at Washington City before the senate committee on agriculture. J. 8. Brown, a colored preacher of Helena, Ark., has been Riven a three years' sentence for stealing a Bibla from one of his flock. _ Viscount de Nogueiras, Portugese minister to the United States for the past ten yean, died at Washington City Tuesday morning. Gottfried Weisenholti was fatally wounded by an explosion of a dynamite cartridge in the water work* tunnel at Eiu KIaTr« ( _Tue«day. \ Cox, Irish Nationalist, was arrested Tuesday in London under the crimes act. The legality oC his arrest outside of Ireland will " be contested. . Nathan Smith baa been arrested at Peoria, III., for the murder of Allie Bemrose, who was found dead In that place Monday. The arrest is on suspicion. Chicago Is looking for a natural gas boom. J. H. Rilston, an expert, says he believes there ii any amount of this new and effective explosive under that city. There is no change to note In the situation along the Reading railway. Some observer* profess to see a disposition to weaken cropping out among the miners. A meeting of citizens of Birmingham, Ala., adopted resolutions In favor of repeal of the internal revenue laws, but opposed change l:> the tariff on iron, iron-ore, and coal Seven of the crew of the bark D. Chapln, of Boston, have reached New York. Their veuel foundered and .they were nine days without food, the captain, oook and a tailor dying of hunger.. A gang of tramps being refused permission to stay all night at the house of Thomai Morris, near Carmi, Ilia,, bound Morris and sot his bouse on fire. Morris got out In time •to save bis life, but his house was 'destroyed. A bloody pugilistic encounter was fought at Norwood, forty miles from St. Paul, between Jim Griffin, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Dan Need barn, of St. Paul. They wen lightweights and Grifflu was badly knocked out, losing a piece of bis upper lip by on< terrific blow he received. The proprietors of the great tra vellng circuses and menageries of this country declare that under the-provisions of the new Inter- state'commerce law it will be impossible for them to transport their exhibitions from place to place wltbont loss, and that, therefore, they will abandon business; in America and go to Europe. Th«r An All In the Trust Now. CIKCINMATI, Jan. 35.— The whisky trnsl was completed Tuesday. All the diatUlen who have been holding back have now joined it, and there nil! probably be au advance of V cents per gallon Immediately. • Ifikl Enough of Co-EJncntloa. CLIVXLA.IO, O., Jan. 25.—At a mouUngof the trustee* of Adalbert coll ago Tuesday, il Was decidod to nf as* admlnaiou to women aJttar the clo»a of tto pna -nt year. A ladies' aua*x it Ulked ot DufTrrln LeavM It with His Agent. LOSTDO^, Jan. !?&.— Lord Dufferin,governor- general of India, has sent a reply to the tan- ants on his Irish estates, who asked tor a reduction of their rents by 40 pir cent., stating that he leaves the matter entirely In the hands of his"agehsT"The mailniuHJ TBduction allowed by the agent is 10 per cent * WHAT YOUNG AMERICA READS. The Public Libraries Doing; Immense Good for Fntttre Generations. To uncertain what the grent army of New York's young folks read, a reporter visited the leading libraries of the metropolis and conversed with the librarians and renders. It la a mistake to suppose that the children, are not critical, and will read everything put before them; on the contrary, they are the most critical and exacting of all readers. "At what age do children ask you for books?" wns asked of a librarian who lias made a study of children's literature. "Well," answered the. lady, smiling, "our rules do not permit the giving of books to children under 12 years of « but so artxtous are the little thlngH to read that many of them come here on the day before their 12th birthday so as to make sure of the reading privilege. Many of the books taken out are actually reud by younger "brothers and sisters not 12 years old." .At the Apprentices' library the writer was informed that a number of children only 10 years old were readers of books. The boys seem to be the greatest devourers of books. Some regularly read one book a day, and would read more if allowed. The boys are especially fond of history, fiction, titles of. travelers and sea stories. One little tot recently asked for a book "where they fight on water." The girls are also very fond of fiction and fairy tales. It Is fount! that the boys not only read much faster tbon_ the girls, bat read more of Hie Boliu"cliS5r of.~llt«Ttt- tnre. The majority of girls read romances, especially sensational ones. Some of them like poetry, for which boys as a rule do not cnre. A small percentage of tbe boys read books of popular science, and works which may be useful in trade and business. This class of reading is almost entirely neglected by the girls. Boys read a good deal of the standard litera. tnre. Dickens is very 'popular among them, but where the taste for higher lie erature is nt all developed American authors like Irving and Cooper come in. for a good share of popularity. Books and magazines containing plct ures are In very much demand by both sexes. Children do not care for so callei religions or Sunday school books. Books which attempt to convey moral lessons o; the goodey goodey kind are given the cold shoulder. One of the librarians as sured the writer that such booki would never be read if .the youth ful readers were not sometimes mis led by the authors. There docs not seem to be any special difference of taste caused by The varying nationalities of the children's parents. Children of German parentage form a large proportion of the readers, and it is noticeable that no matter what the parentage of the children is the latter all prefer books in the Eugllsl language. Colored children are also num bored among the readers. Children 01 Tcvrlsli parentage seem to be especlall; fond of reading books In which thing that may lie useful to them In trade or business are combined with amusemen or set ,J o rth in an attractive, popular form. There is a considerable love of ar among children, not of course' of art a art, but the pictures and woodcuta. .Some boys are careless and soil books but as a rule th<?y are fairly clean wit] them; but girls are far cleaner and neate tban the boys In this respeet. Of cours boys, if permitted, would read the hlghl sensational "blood and thunder" tales and girls would read the highly seasonex sensational romances, but all such book are carefully kept out of the public libra rles. When the taste for good literature Is once awakened the boy and girl find n difficulty In satisfying It.—New Yorl Press. .' 8cene on the Bowery. There was a queer scene on the Bower B day or two ago, when one of theclothin houses gave away 1,000 overcoats to poo boys, demanding a quarte^from each boj for some wise reason not clearly e: plained. The little gamins who sell th papers got most of them. Possibly yo think that was good, and that they woul be snug and warm this winter. Well, don't know. They are, beyond andabov all other, the. strangest part of our popu lation. They are like little rats dr foxes Their origin Is easy to get at; they are th children of love, of paupers, of vaga bonds, and of the squalid tenement tils trlcts. Thousands either have no homes or else don't go to thorn, bat live in lodg ings, newsboys' homes, and in wagons garrets, cellars and tho general poke hole of the city. The bootblacks are thei brothers and chums, and live In the sam way. They all smoke;—either etuinps pinked up, or cigarettes at two for a ceui Their stoves are the gratings over boiler under the streets; their dissipation is attendance of the galleries of the cheapcs variety shows; their best fan is found i: fighting. "They are wild beasts," said the cler in the publication office of a newspape the other day. "They are devoid of affec Mou and gratitude. They swear at you : you speak kindly to them, run away from you if you offer them advice, jeer at yo if you are weH dressed and pass a grou of them. If we take pity on them and In vile them into the press room in col weather they break the-windows, liac the woodwork and even go so far as t< take stones or weights and break th heaviest Iron work. While they wait i the office to bny papers they dig trenchc In the counters with the steel pens an break the holders in two. One day one o the clerks gave one of these boys a good derby hat that he bad tired of. Anothe clerk asked the boy why he did not sa 'Thank you.' 'A-a-»-h,'the boy replied •'go chuck your mother overboard 'What are yon going to do with the hat: the clerk asked. 'Sell It in Baxter gtree for fifteen cents, 1 he replied, 'and pla crnso wld da money.'"—Julian Ralph New York letter. Mar Vis Iftuilr Owd Fire Katee. ftmw Yowc, Jan. ai—Th» fln tariff. a» oooUutoa Tixwday stujMdeJ aU ral*» u la tr»t«rasJiiMJ t«Iff, Hud voted to nilow UM i*v MNTSMtC* IXMOfAOiM (a fU r»t*t M Will A Qua»ilon In Arithmetic.' Laura—So you are really engaged him, dear? Ho in 40, you say, and yo ar* 20—just twlco a* old a* you, lev Dear me, when you ar* 40 he w!U.lx< tft)l CUra— UooJ gractotu>l I hadn't though •4 UtAt ~H*rj»r'» UUAT. ' —Never croak. If you can't apeak nooaraging words, preserve silence.. —The continuous lay of snow prom'.•a well for next year's crops. Plenty t snow, a rich hiirvest. —The nigh Old Time Company will ive entertainments In the Academy f Music Monday and Tuesday nights a xt. —MilledgevlUe is to have new lum- ;r yard and elevator this season. Usout a dozen frsidencea are contract- 1 to be built during the summer. —A Mrs. Stevens, wife of the tinner t Milledgeville, ' ; was buried there yes- rday, she having died on Sunday, of aralysis. She leaves two children and nusband. —Vrs. John M. Gait was called in to ate Forest university on account of le Illness of Miss Bessie, and last eve- ing she returned with her to Sterling, lisa Bessie is better since she got ome. —Yesterday the corpses of Frank nd William Nieraon passed through terlingon their way to Chicago. The oung men were_frozen_Jp_death_jn Dakota, while trying to rescue the pulls of a school. The bodies were ound two miles apart. The living >rother having them in charge, is well nown at Sterling. —Mr. John Johnson, having pur- based some twenty seven acres of and, adjoining the northern boundary f the city, from Mr.' D. O. (Joe, has aid it off In blocks and lota, and is dis- •osing of them to purchasers. Already ilghteen lots have been sold. Mr. Tohnson expects to build some flve re- ildences himself, while a number of ,hose who have purchased intend to ere,ct houses at once. Mr. Johnson is, wisely, we think, contenting himself with very modern prices for his lots and it no w looks as though he will have no trouble In disposing in a short time of "all that he will care to sell, and that his addition will soon be flecked with a number of cosy and attractive homes. —Louis lieitzel was cleaning off the gearing in the roller mill, at Milledgeville, on Monday morning, when the accident befell him. A big pinion wheel crushed the flesh of his right hand and entire arm, besides Inflicting a deep gash in the breast near the armpit and broke the collar bone.' Two of tiis ribs were broken from the breast bone on the right side. The tlesh on ?-breast, stomach-and -abdomen-was also badly crushed. To-day he is suffering greatly, and as his wound* above referred to indicate, he is most dangerously wounded. Still, his physicians hold out hopes for his recovery. Mr. lieitzel is son of Jacob lieitzel living northeast of Sterling, and is also a brother-in-law of Mr. Goshert and Mr. Loux. • Movement* ot Population. ., ARRIVALS Mr. Herbert E. Fitch, of Aurora. Mr. W. H. Scofleld and " wife, from Ohio. Mr. Jacob'Lehman, of Chambersburg, buying horses. Miss Mae Taylor, of Morrison, Is the guest of the Misses Kilgour. DEPARTURES. Messrs. Charles Whitebread and W. S. Frye, after a two or three day's visit here, for Chicago. KOCH. FALLS. -i-Mr. John Harl isTery ill indeed. Dr. C. M. Wheeler's ofllce, over i. Wolfs store. Chronic diseases and diseases of woman my specialty.^ tf. Dlsoolatlcn. Thb partnership existing between Lincoln & Han.blin in the Oil Burner and oil trade Is from this date dissolves, Mr. Hamblln retiring, and the business will be continued by Mr. Lincoln, or by Lincoln & Smith. All debts and credits of the linn will be taken care of by the remaining partner, 91» E. R. PURE -:- DRUGS, ('all lor a Dam Hertfag. There will be a citizens meeting at the Council Uooma to-night at 7}i o'clock, to which all who are interested ia the project are invited. This call Is made especially to reach the Mayor and tbe City Council and the rich men of the city; and the property owners of Sterling and Rock Falls and vicinity who are, orought to be, more immediately intf rtsted than any one else, on account of the great benefits both to the cities and to these representative private individuals, to be derived by the building of a dam. Tbe time has now come when you must show your colors, and by your presence at the meeting andjby your support, both in words and liberal money donations Indicate to the committees who have the matter in charge either that you have an Interest In the growth and prosperity of Sterling and Rock Falls or that you are willing to let the whole matter drop and abide by tbe consequence. COK. ON SUBSCRIPTIONS. Tenting Colored Candjr. To test candy with respect to polsononf colors one needs a few ounces of alcohol, about an ounce of bleaching powder in solution (hypochlorlde of calcium), a little white woolen yarn and a- small bottle of aqua ammonia. See first whether the color can be dissolved out by alcohol. If It can, Immerse the woolen yarn in the solution, and should the color adhere to the yarn and dye it, the probabilities are that it Is a coal tar color; If a red, it may contain arsenic. If tho alcohol produces no effect apply a drop of the bleaching powder solution to the surface of the sweetmeat. — If the color fades out, It is probably of vegetable origin and harmless.—New York Tribune. A good chance to attend the ice carnival. The C. & N. W. R'y will sell round trip tickets to St. Paul at one fare for tbe round trip, from January 24th to February 2d; limited to February Otb. * 92 Tne annual meeting of the Sterling Paper Co., will be held at their office in Sterling. Ill.,_Tne8d8y,_JflnJlU l ? ft ?4-at ten o'clock a. m. tf . • 'John A. Page, Pres. See the new ad of N. Carpenter & Co. tf Novel Movable Dam. A Plttsburg mechanical engineer has invented a novel movable dam r by the use of which, he claims, a boating stage of water may be obtained in shallow river* at all seasons of the year. Tho Invention has been examined by old river men and pronounced practicable. The Inventor il 83 years old.—New York World. Maocaroul Venns Alcoholinn, "No man," says a prominent Philadelphia phyBlcian, who is an enthusiastic T«g!tarlan, "who eata a pound of macca- roni dully, and the balance of whose food Is of a kindred nature, will ever become a drunkard."—Brooklyn Eagle. THE MARKETS. Cnioioo, Jan. M. On toe board ot trada to-day quo tall ons ranged as follows: Wheat— No. t February, opened 75%o, cloned 7/>«.%o; March, opened closed 7l£fr)ic; May, opened 880, closed Corn-No. X February, opened 47^0, clowxl K%a; March, opened 48-Mc, cloaed <«>,oj May, opened 6i%e, closed 61%-Jjc. Oat*- No. » May, opened 33c, closed 83)^0. Pork-February, opened $13.90, closed $18.95; March, opened »U.07% closed $14.0714 nominal; liar, opened $14. C5, closed $14.321^-83. Lard— February, opened $7.82& clewed $7.3\ Live stock-Following are the Union Stook yards quotations: Hogs— Market opened fairly active, with a small change In prices; light grades, $49u<$5.25; rough packing, JJ.OOO5.2S! mixed lota, $9.10®o.(0; heavy packing and shipping lota, $5.403)0.75. Cattle-Steady; good to choice beeves, S4.85®IS.OO; Inferior to medium, $3.00124.80; cons. $1.85®3.10; stockera, $3.00® 8.30. Bhtvp— Marknt steady; common, $3.00® 4.00; good to choice, '$4.80@5.S5; lamia, $5.00(3 S.OO. Produce: Butter— Fancy Elgin creamery, 80® 8Sc pec Ib; fancy dairy, HGfUe; packing stock, UQlfc. Eggs-Strictl? frali. 21<&&io per doi; ice-house, 17<2.18c; pickled, lUQilSe. Dressed poultry— Chickens, T&A^a per Ib; turkeys, 8® Be; ducks, 8&9c; geea , Bijjec. Potatoes— W® TV; per bu; sweet potatoes, J*30@4.W per obi- Apples— Fair to choicj, $1.50iai7i per bbl CrantxM-rleH— Bell and clierry, $9.<j par bbl; bell and bugle, »a 50. New York. N«w YOKE. Jan. S!4. Wheat-Quiet; No. I red state, 9S@Mo; No. i do, 60^04 No. i red winter February, 88){o; do May, Ut^o. Corn- Quiet; No. 3 -mixed cash, «2o; do Way, 60%c bid. OaU— Dull; No. 1 wulu state, 4>dt,4ia: No. S do, 41®41>gc; No. Smiled February, .S8Mu; do May, 89>io. Rye— Dull and unchanged. J&rley — Nominal. Fork — Dull; mess, $1&,SU®15.70. Lard-February, $7.00; Mar, $T.7a — ' __ . Lire stock: Cattle-No trading; dressed beet, steady and fairly firm; sldai, OM'jiHSlc. To-day's cabl* from Liverpool quotes American refrigerator beef dull at 8%c per Ib, and American steen slow at HH<a"to per lb.-for the drained weigh! •Inking tbe offal. Sheep and lambs; qutet;ibeo| S4.7S«£&.76 iambs.; $o.?ft&a.7B Hogs NMU-lj nominal, livesuuuljr; ' BARD Tl AM TIJIEH ABE HAB1> ANII MONEY CLOSE, I will peH to close out at flrst cost the following Fall and Winter Goods. Ladies'and Genta' Underwear, Faoinaton. To- boo-gana. Soorfs. Wool Skirta, (Be-d 'and Horse (Blankets, MEN'S AND-BOY'S FELT BOOTS, Caps, Jtiitlens, Gloves, dec. I never like to de'il with either the Bherlfl or Assessor, so plesae call soon. A full line ol Staple and Fancy Groceries, At Lowest Living Prices. L. L. JOHNSON, •BTTOOXtaOiOXV. TO ABRENS & HUBBARD. 108 A 110 Third Street, Sterling, I1L IMPROVED FARMS L.ee County, IOWA & KANSAS FOR SALE OB TB&DE. TOWN PROPERTY • For sole, or trade (or stock: TWO WOOO HOimEM In Rock Falls, (or sale. Call and see what the bargains are. EDWARD C. UNDERWOOD. Hiirkeu. 1'Le following are tha closing quota tlona of grain, cattle and hogs on the Chicago market, reported especially forthe(JAZjnTKbyW.S.MeCrea& Co. Wheat— 81 So May; 15^0; cash; easy. Corti— 62&C Muy; 42?s'c cash; steady. O»ta— 3&s May; 30c caih; quiet. . . Hog»— active, 6 to 10 higher than ye*- t«Mty'» cloua. C*Ui*— qu »tly tttadj. Ladle- Pebble «oat Button, »l «O Men* tart, Kutton and CanjtifM, 8 88 Children* Rid and Goat Button. OO Hisits Kid and €Jo«t Button. 1 X& W1VTKK liOOUH AT COST. D. W NOPKINSON. SMOKERS Will alwayn Via* tho Cfcole«ct Brand* of CIGARS TOBA6COS .A. T A. R. HENDRJGKS' ALSO, a great variety of Fancy Goods at reasonable prices. REMEMBER THE PUCE, OPPOSITE CALT HOUSE, A. S Mel™ & SOD' COLUMN. We're below the market on beans. Jannary trade si; far has been • with os. JACOB EISELE, Haa already received hla Fall Stock! -OP- Cassimeres Colder weather ccmoDg; but we QurjrooL An4her lot of those fine' Florida Russet.-Oranges, sweet anfhiee, 25 cents per dozen, Try our (Bitters's (Preserves in 5 pound pails at lower vrice than elsewhere in the city. Choicest new (Persian (Qates 10 cents per pound. Come and trade with ns and we will save yon money. If you want a tine tomato we liave them at wholesale price. Our Java, and Mocha and Java Coffees, are the tineat put up, and richer than any put up in one and two pound packages. Try our Maple Syrup and Sngar. Our 50c Jap. Tea is a " hummer." It is a bargain by 15c per pound. If you want the beat mixed Coffee tor the money, buy our Parada, 35c a pound. It ia rich in flavor and •trength. <§- Schiffmacker, Havo on hand a "big stock of Live Oodar (Posts, the lest Jlichigan Soft (Pine Lum- Z>tf?\ all kinds of (Building }d.aUrial, Sash, Qoors and (Blinds, Ooal, Lime, Cement, Hair, etc., etc. Everything at Lowest Jdar- ket (Prices. A biff advantage ' in dealing with ua is that you can get your loads without going over the railroads. •lees* kl>4 »f Kqu&ro autd Flat flok. •Uhftr sw4«a fenrea, )n> JNO. P. LAWRIS'8 Unasrevolutiou>z«d tbe world ciur- '''*"*' taut n«ll «nturr. Not leaal among the wouders at IQTCO- tive prujrvM is n method uid jjsu-ui ot work UutC can be performed all over the country without separating Ib* norkrn from tnelr bouu-.v Pay liberal . any oae can do the wurk; either »et, rou»g orold; iw aixjcuU abiiUy rcyulrod. Capital uot neeOixi y<iu an> »t*rtrd tr*o. Cm tliu itut and returu to us and w« MIL! lead jou «....„.«JOi ttf grabS vajuu &nd ImpvrtauvM Ut you lB*t wlU fU.rt you la busiixu. whlcli *t(l brlnx yuu la tuxxcv atv£t«y nf&i **•&«•, ^^a Aa~'"'' -•--(« Uwworiti. UrSud initSt too,, AuttVHa. ktikla*. , in* Woolens! And a User lot of Roods never was brougnt to thla city. . -do«Vask-yon-to-dl.-fw-ta knows you will do it without waiting for an invitation. CHICAGO REAL ESTATE. Belnr ronnrrted with an old exp«rl- rlenced RKAli KSTATF. firm In Chi- eaa-o, I have at all time* choice City- ana oabnrban property for ante. l>ot«, al*o" acres, for smb-dlvldlng Into lota. Chicago la growing rapidly ; real estate !• Increasing In value ; mn In- veBtntent there la Bare to pay big Interest. I can elte many instances where property, both lota and aeren, have more than doubled In vatae In the past Blx nontha. Just now 1 have- two extra good bargain* to offer. Al*o, •ome hon»en In Sterling, and two good farms near Sterling. J. V. KMSIITT, Sterling, 111. Try one snd youll smoke no other. Bold only by HE A FBA8EB, who also keeps choice brands of Tobacco, cigars, pipes, and One cou fectlonary at lowest prices. PS. I KOPLE In need of Pumps will please bear In mind that we manufacture the Skeleton Iron Pumps both Lift and Force Pumps, adapted for band use or for attaching to Wind Mllla and for deep or shallow wells, and we sell them at very reasonable prices, and warrant them to be all right In every respect. Bay Your Ptunpsi at Home and frnsn First Ha»4a. Call at the NOVELTY WORKS and see these pumps and get our prices before you make a purchase, as we will save you money. Novelty Iron Works, STKRLllre, IL!<- Kewardrrt «r« !hos* who lead lull anu then act; tbey win Bud hi>-.. nblo employment that will nut i., Iroiutbflrhomesundfamilies. Th.- j,.,,ii| I*rg6 and »un) for every tmlu*l -iia tw nuuiy have made tuid are now n..i IUR «,. huntii-vd doli&n a montti. It Is e;.\y tor m to make f3 and upwards p«r day. who i» n to worfc. Ktihrr it^x, yowl* or old • * ii" t (HNsieJ/ wo »l*rt you. Everything ut W . •(a-ciaTubility r«K|u.r«f.i; you. rwuitr. o*u do It ia *el) is auy g«». Writ* to us at or.n. fc>r fuH i ar- w » ntalt tre*. Addrc'vi Btlu-<m

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