Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on March 4, 1897 · Page 14
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Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, March 4, 1897
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* fp, and Lanrn Hftngon, of Koosa 8, ftfter an absence of several wwtes, b»ve returned to school, 0ia the afierftoon of Monday, Washington's birthday, the teaehere and japlle en joyed A vacation given them fey the Board of Education. To say that all were pleased would fee express* 'log, It mildly, The songs of the morn. tag-were, patriot Jc and some _ of the pupils' gave patriotic selections. For Longfellow's birthday the children have made reproductions of the chair made from wood of "The spreading chestnut tree,"which was presented to the poet by the children of Cambrlge. Pitts from the poem "The Children" and other selections appropriate to the occasion have been learned by scholars and will be given on the date of the birthday of the poet. _ An examination of thejiew Primary ;-• ; ••* Reader,^ Our Book : -f of •- Little^Folk8 r proves it 1,o be an excellent text book for young scholars. The book abounds in beautiful, colored illustrations and studies in vertical writing and other good material for study are* given beneath its handsome cover. The Primary rooms are prettily decorated with plants and flowers and the pupils enjoy working amidst them! We clip the following from the Maylower: "Flowers have a moral effect .upon those who come in contact with them. I It la because beauty appeals to the best that is in our nature. Show me him who sincerely loves flowers and worke Bdmldst them and I may safely say he ifl refined, thoughtful and of a happy disposition. The higher the civilization of a people, the more botany and ~ flower culture are intelligently studied. ^He~who iovWilbweFB can ~but revere 'the Great Garden." -.' . The Sterling School. Thursday afternoon Lieut. Tamin, OBlun, the Turk, who has been in the city for the pap t few weeks, gave an interesting talk in Room 9, to the teachers ahd pupils of the second floor, John Cassell, Frank Bowman, Karl Cruse, Albert Berlin and Mary Knabe are back in school, after several weeks \ absence on account of measles. •••".-;. We cannot honor our country with too deep a reverence; we cannot love her with an affection too pure and fervent;, we cannpt serve her with an energy of purpose or a faithfulness of zeal too steadfast and ardent. No. 7 had a program in honor of .Washington and Longfellow—two of Through the kindness of John Weber, one of the boys of No. 8, we secured. the services of Mr. Taminosian, the , Turk, for this afternoon. He came to —the flchooHa-priestfa-rebefrani a fine talk' on Mohammedan schools. His impersonating of the various •grades of work in the school room'was aplendld. At the close of his talk be earnestly urged the children to show , their Christian training by good conduct at home, on the street and by kindness to their teachers and all they meet. His talk was highly interesting and • contained many ennobling thoughts. The following is the U. A. P. pro. gram for'March 5: _1 ..... .Assistant Crltlc'sJReport.. '.."....'•.'. KM White House......... ......Addle Burr .' Cor National Capiatl....". Alpheus Triggs Art at the Capitol,..,.,... ......Delia Stabler . Piano Solo..... .Chloe Johnson 1 f«8tl»4tleg at the Capital......—Anna Lefrerts • The Bml tbaonl^n Institute...... Arthur Wheeler A Bird's Eye View .from Washington's Monument '...., .'..Florence Elliott ' Vocal Muslo.. Jennie Breuneman Bedtotton,"LaunohlnRpi theShlp" ,..—.......'...... Jettle Phelps Preparation (or McKInley's Inaugural ..*. ........................Bessie Foster InaugurationCeremonies March 4, 1897.. ... ..„....,.. Clara Coebrau OrUlo'sBepott..',,. A London paper recently offered -a prize for the beat definition of a friend- Tbia la the prize definition: "The firat person who comes in when tbe whole world hag gone out." Principal Seerley, of the Iowa State Normal School, made a study of hundreds of boys for a period of ten yeare^in hia school, saya: "So far as my observations have, extended, not a eiogle boy has parsed, the examination required.for admission to the High School, after he had acquired the clgare&e habit, not one baa graduated from the High School, _who began the oablt after beginning bis course in the High School." ,r, : .;.: ;., Our entire school ia h&ppy over the new member of our faculty* On Sunday morning shf camsi to the home of our Superintendent under a life con- Uact sad already her influence has been felt. Every thing ia bright arid t pleasant and life seems more worth The teaeheris express their wishes for the health asd of Califeta Elizabeth Chap- iia and are confide/at In the fulfilment Of Mm jtfopfesey.of the couplet— . ',-ttoe «hU4 tliftt It bo*a oa tbe BsbbaMi day ' Tito foll^wifls coitttsjituiiistijoij from Mr; V. W. green: rio!*t* Jn bloom, f set-as, olfi andsri?, palms in yards. It Is ft pleas- sire to walk the streets and see the TS- ricms styles—stxJ faces." The card bearing this acts Is a very pretty tonr- enir, ss it h*a h«lf a dozen good iilus* trations of the enrJous »nd interesting buildings in this old city—the Alamo, Mission San Jose, Mission Conception, etc., etc. On Thursday aftefnoon the four primary rooroe assembled l& Boom 4 to listen to a talk by Taminoslah, the Turk. _ He wore the costume, of his country* which was very much admired by the children. Besides giving an interesting talk on Turkish customs, which the little folks appreciated, he eang a song in his native language. Wishing to reciprocate, in a slight degree, the pleasure which bad been afforded, the children and teachers sang for him the same sOng in the English language, in which Mr, Chaplin, and Mr. Sigler joined heartily. After this rare musical treat the children adjourned to their respective.tbomB-___... '"""YulgototiB castris testamenta ob- Blgnabantur." This was translated by a member of the Caesar class, thus: "Generally they hid their testaments in the whole camp." No. C has studied the lives of Lincoln ahd of Washington this mouth. Today they gave special attention to the life of Longfellow and to poetry in general. The High School were entertained on Thursday afternoon by Tamoslan, tbe Turk. He sang, read and spelled in the Turkish language. It was enjoyed by all. The puplis then favored Mr. Taminosian with some of their patriotic songs. nuilucts College. Carl Lehman has accepted a position as private secretary^ for President Isickersou ofTiBeTPfFsFNalloiial' Bank, Chicago, and entered upon his new duties yesterday morning. Mr. Lehman was a faithful, industrious student while at school, and highly deserving of this good fortune. Miss Nettie llae left for Chicago Monday morning to accept a position as stenographer for Albert H. Tyrrelli Attorney, Unity Bldg., Chicago. Miss llae left a good situation in Chicago last fall to enter the/ employment of the Keystone Mfg."Co., Rock Falls. A abort time after she returned, ehe was stricken with typhoid fever, and obliged to resign her position. Since, her recovery she has been, taking a postgraduate course in shorthand. The best wishes of the students go with her. . . • - ;'• ' • • /:; ' • . Last week the Comercial Department had a business experience a little out of the regular liner 1 The firm of F. M. Wallace & Co,, Wholesale Merchants, who had been struggling along for some time under an increasing bur- den^caftsed by hard times, bad debts, went into the hands of a receiver. ..' It was decided at a meeting of the creditors, to sell the business, stock of goods and good will at auction. Some spirit- 1 e<i bidding followed, but Prof. W. L. Lueders and Ernest Erickson, the millionaire speculator, were the successful bidders and are now conducting the business under the firm name.of Lenders &Co. '.'... Mr. Kellogg, the Remington agent, is in the city this week, and a daily caller at the College^ - — •—.-- ^ L. D. Cannon spoke on "Corpora- tiona" in the Commercial Department, Monday. Jacob Has of the Commercial Department is absent on account of rheumatism. Horace Bundlett left the Commercial Department Tuesday as he is going to move'to Iowa with his parents', Miss Tillie Weber returned to the College this week for the purpose of reviewing her shorthand and Increasing her "speed." Miss Weber left her position in Chicago last summer during tbe heate£ eeaaon, and came home to visit and rest for a time. She .will eventually return to Chicago. Attorney Weaver spoke about "Agencies" to the. Commercial Law Class, Wednesday morning. * ^ Misses Lydia Seidel and Mary. Oltmanns, two of our last year's students, made a pleasant visit to the Commercial Department, Wednesday afternoon, 'Among the callers at the .College this week were WJlliam Hill and grand-daughter, Miss Grace, of Prophetstown, Miss Grace Ingays, of Sub- ,lette,an<J Meadames Osteroudt.Goodell, Woodworth, and Bush and Misa Idarie Butler, of Kock' Falls. .•.-'•• Uocola Pearl Williams was gladly welcomed back to,EoouaJ after" a two months' absence, ...',"•"' Papils from this room miss Annie VVatc.rbury, She has moved to Nelson, v , '• •'• ; •' ; Clayton Itlair has been absent all week because of Bickoesa. Qecil Davk and Gay Hewitt have beeu promoted from the 0 to the D ft? in pressed their satisfaction the pfojrrsrn giviNa by the «h6oJ. 1'hs following prog mm was rendered in the High School on Friday sfternoon: National Hytnn.... .................. TfteScbflel Salntatory ..... ............... . ....... tydJn W»M "WMbtngtoB" ......... : ............ Paul Zbloden "Oor IlncoTn'g Act Immortal,.".,. ."Boby Qntck Bong, "All Hallthe Name of Lincoln,".. School "Washington's Btrtbday." — ...... Ada We&iw "The Good Old Days," ..... .... Archie Bownian Address ........ ... ...... ........ Prof, John Byeri So*g, -Star Spangled Banner,"..:.. ...... JJchool "Hiawatha's Childhood," ......... S<iith C»rolus Sentiments from loTrei),.» .Members of JS Class "Building of the Ship," .............. .......; x Walter Swartley, Mae Hoobler.May Thomas, J. Zblnden Son?, "SaH on, Thou Ship of State.".. ____ School At the close of the fore-going pro-' gram, the pupils of all the rooms were entertained by Lieut. Tnminoslan, of the Volunteer force. He gate a talk to the crowded room on the subject of Turkish customs and school life. His personating was very good. He certainly made marked distinctions between Mohammedan and American in- his appreciation of our schools. The address given to the pupils by John H. Byera was Interesting and well received. He, as their -former instructor, is remembered as a genial, and entertaining talker. Hia tributes paid to Washington and Lincoln were excellent. • We acknowledge the 'kindness of Harry Birdsall in bringing Mr. Tami- nosian, the Turk, from the Rock Falls reading rooms. Were it not for the services Harry so freely and generously gave, the school would' not have had the pleasure of that gentleman's talk. Earl Quick was compelled to stay out of school since Wednesday because of stckneas. An attack of pneumonia has still the *upper hand of our bri(jiit L ' Never dcepalri pupil8 l though sickness does itqulre you to be absent from your class rooms. • You are all made the better by these trials. Health is a good thing preserve it to the best of your ability, but, when sickness comes, it must be borne. If the-lessons you ought to learn at these times -be well learned, you will know better how to live, act and work afterwards. NOTES FROM OUR NEIGHBORS. Ju Boom 2 the B cJA»a, for restlmf ,sf 0 c»w tekiitf Stick- Lafo Letter* From the Village* .ot Colcta and Como, . Caarles Sherwood has leased the bouse occupied by Martin Frankfather and belonging to G. E. Grove, of Dlxon, and will take possession March 1. '', The two Woodmen ao'oieties failed to meet last Friday night to render the joint program, on account of the bad weather^ The program-will- be given Friday night, March 5. This gives ample time for a good preparation and something unusual is anticipated. Otto Bender, accompanied by - his brother, Charles, arrived home last Monday, after-an absence of about two weeks. ' - '.;.,.-' ...•'-. Albert Miller, wife and children, left^ Monday on an extended tour through the East, Miss IdaLetcher's brother, whom she. has not seen for years, is spending a few days with her. Mre. Chris, Ackerman, of Wesslng- ton, 8, D., w,ho has, been viBlting' her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellas Frank* father, also her brothers ami sisters for about two-month3,-returntd- to-her home Tuesday. ..-•'•-"" The farmer's met in Shannon'a Hall last Saturday afternoon and organized permanently for a.Farmer's Institute. After dlscuBsirig the subject widely, the following officers .were elected: President, John Milroy;Vice President, J. C. Crom; Secretary.D. C.Overbolser: Treasurer, J. C. Klngsbury. The dance at Herman Dusing's waa. attended by a number of Coleta people who report a most excellent time. i Mrs. Wilkinson and son, Lee, of Sterling, were in town Friday night. Mrs. Wilkinson waa here In the interest of the Boy al Neighbors, the camp which is likely to be organized in connection with the Modern Woodman camp. She will be present at the meeting Friday night, March 12; for the purpose of organizing. , "" A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Gerdes Tuesday. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dodd died Monflay night. • Como. Will Lament, and eister, Mabel, of Propbetstowo, were Como visitors last week. 'Their Bister Myrtle, who has been visiting relatives here, returned home wit)tj them, • ,' .--' * Mrs, Harry Reed, of Emerson, and Mlas Cora Puttarson, of T nnpioo, were the guests of Mr?, Whitman last week. Helen Stevens, who has been quite sick, is improving a very little. ' S: A. Smith, of Mllledgeville, visited with friends here Friday, John Scott ia suffering from a eevere cold, We bope he will soon recsver. Henry Whitman, who has been visiting hia parents here, started for his home in Idaho today, ; Tuesday. Hia' wife and little daughter will remain for a short time tbe guests of Mr. fiad Mrs. Whitman. . • The young people of this place bad a surprise oa Henry OId» and sister. Saturday evening, AH report a jojiy '* t>. f rainemrmt bfii and and r«Hoqtiishmefit fited «stl approved, Estate of E^nsa Leonard. L, M. Bent, executor, presested report-aad requested to bs permitted to rwign »ndi be discharged. Report examined, approved, 6ttd resignation accepted, and discharge ordered epon" payment of costs. • «' In re. matter of application of MAry Shelly for the admission of Frederick Blade to the blind asylum at Jacksonville. Pcititloa filed February 18. In re. guardianship of Nora Pearl Horning, minor child of Henry J. Horning, deceased. Petition of Oliver Tal- botfc filed. Bond filed and approved and letters ordered. . Estate of Lena F. Coster. Inventory filed and approved.* , Claims' allowed: Wm, 0. Green, 820.33; J. M. Fay, $7; Wm. Parent, $94. Estate of Edwin Olds. : Claim al- ovtejl'Frank Fitzgerald, $6. Estate of Norman Clark. Proof of posting notice" to creditors filed. —Estate of WtnrMarshall, Petition to B&il personal property at private sale filed. Petition allowed. / HEAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. Jabez F. Warner to C. II. Walte, lot in Prophetetown, $425. Emily G. Sweet to William Wilt, land in Gardenplain,— '— % , | John K. Wick to Emallne Seely, lots in Prophetstown, $500. ; . Cyrus Emery to Herman Balleu, lot in Prophetstown 81,160. Martin Keegan to William Hanson, land in Fen ton, $1,400. Martin Keegan to Martha Hanson, land in Fenton, 81. , Erasmus Hanson (heir) to. Thomas Hanson, land in Fenton, 81,005. MilpB H. Oarr to Arthur K. Wick, lots in Bound Grove, 81,850. Andrew .(. 'M-irnhall u> Laura M. An Illinois colony is being fon»e< to settle on Grain, Fruit snd Dairy fsram in the famed Wilamette Valley of Oregon, from^five Fruit Orchard Tracts acres up. . Grain and Dairy Farms, sizes to ' Lands gently rolling, soil very rich. Timber and water abundant Winters so mild grass is green and flowers bloom every month in the year. " Within sixty miles of Portland with 100,000 inhabitants, and the best market on the Pacific Coast " " ' - ' . Join the Colony; ' For full particular?, Write Oregon Fruit and Farm Homes Colony, Germania Life Bldg., St. Paul, Minn. Or Powell, Howorth & Dee, McCoy, Oregon. TNewTatHi; lui—,—- John L 1 ) c « AJJFI. Dickson, li-ts in Rock F»'.h, $3,000.-. George H.Kdson to N. May Edson, land in Geneaee, 81,600,: . MARRIAGE LICENSES. . George E» Merrill, Prophetstown, Emma G. Hotchklss, Hume. - ' Walter L. Taylor, Mrs. Louisa M. Blake, Lyndon. j William L. Bennett, Mary A. Bell, Fulton. Henry F. Steinmyer, Maggie J. ROBS', Harry Gee'rtfi,'Grace Huizenga, Fulton. ' " •••-. .- .",.. • " --. .•-'-. '" James S. Mason, Penfleld, Lena 0. Warner, Morrison. John Schwenk, Maud Pechtl, Bock FaiiB,' : ..:• . ._:••••. . ; :' * • .... ^' ; Wilhelm Janssen, Sterling, Elsche M. Gerken, Hopkins. '. .- Walter Heatberington, Hahnaman, MaTyTWInebrenner.'Grand de Tpur. - Walter A. Helss, Amy; Mackenzie, Morrison. r William D. Boehm, Anna M. Hoover Attorneys at. Law A. A. Wotfersperper, A TTORNEY -ii- BOLIOITC AT LAW AND SOUOtTOK IN OUANOERY. Office oyer Sterling National Bank, Sterling, 111. DR. J A BT8HOP, / SPEOlAJjIST. Eye; Ear, Nose and Throat. -' Scientific Optical Work. 80 YEARS' eXPERIENOE. TRADE MARKS, DESIGNS, . COPYRIGHTS &o. «Vrt5r 3 «SSJ!22 a i B<r «* * ketc J 1 ?J? a <le«crtPtloa rear 2Sih.Si' uloo I t *'?'J ree '^ rhethe '' «n Inrentlon la Communications atrlctly > ents DIXON'S NEW MASONIC TEMPLE Splendid Dedicatory Ceremony Wu» Held < Thursday Afternooh. ' • The handeome now home for the Masonic Fraternity of Dixoin was dedicated with ail of the splendor the occasion demanded Thursday afternoon and evening. The exercises were according to the rituals of the order, and were very, impressive. The Grand Master of all Illinois Masonic lodges, Owen! Bcott, rode from the Nacbusa House to* the. hall in an open barouche with EinihenY Commander Thomas Cheatle, escorted by twelve picked members from .Dixon Gommandery. , • The exercises .concluded with a reception and banquet. There were 800 visiting masons in attendance, invlta- tijoho having been extended, in a body to Illinois Central lodge, No. 178, of Amboy; Mystic Tie lodge, No. 197, Polo; Franklin Grove, No. 264; Oregon, No. 420; Ashton, No. 631; being all the lodges in that commandery jurisdiction. The visiting masons were nearly all accompanied by their wives or sweethearts. ; Smith'si'full orchestra of flf r teen pieces furnished the music. The ladies of St. Luke's Episcopal church provided the sapper. The Temple has been enriched by a number of new articles of 'furnishing, including some very handsome carpets,. ABOUT TEACHenS' SALARIES. SDJENTiFlO AMERIOAH, nt ~ OH pATWTts sent free. o MUNN A CO., •.. 361 Broadway, New York.' On Horse Blankets, On Plush and Robes, On Galloway. Bobes- On Single Harness. You need these.things. Will you let us save you money on them? • • . Goods and Prices Talk. - M.H.WARD, AUCTIONEER SALES A Specialty. Arrangements can .be made at —I3liis_oiiico_ocj\vitlxjiue at" residence, 308 I2THAYL, STERLING, ILL in»liatlou>. Aimuuinujn.dnt^s OslllngOar<)»,Bua|nfiiaOftf<U 3j handaomely ecgravixl tw ot ... ^ . d«r. B&mples can I'fl9e«n this office, or (uJdrusn . . THB rtTBBLINO BTANDABI), Elwopd J. Pittman, AUCTIONEER. can. be procured at this office or with ine at my home !»' Hopkins township. Greatest Offer Ever Made to Prairie Farmer Readers. A PAPER FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY, THE EARLY LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. ABSOLUTELY FREE-JN CLUBS OF 2. HOW TO SECURE ITr celve the "EARLr LIFE OF Linoop" FHEB. Thia U the moat complete and la?lSw1u ol Uuoolu-B Ute ever wrlttfln. It contains X6O PICTCHK8. ana 20 PORTBAIT8 • Send all orders to ' THE PRAIRIE FARMER PUB. CO., 1 66 Adams St., Chicago. First -Class Meats r of AH Yorkvlllo School Direct or a JBrlntf up an • \ • / Importaut gaeitlou. • ; The^dlrectors of the YprkyJljte, III., eobool asked the State Superintendent of Public Instruction a abort time ajro whether or not (hey might borrow money to pay the teachers' salaries and hia reply .which will be of interest throughout tbe State, is as follows: ThSBchooliaw makes no provision by which school directors, or ,echool trustees are empowered with the right to uori^w money to pay teachers' salaries, The remedy for a teacher when there is no money in the treasury to pay the salary ia to present ibe order from the directors to the township treasurer. If it cannot be paid, tbe treasurer must endorse it of provided in the statutes and make & record " of the some. From that date, the orde* draws interest at the rate of sevea per cent, per armuaj. Ae a geuei^l rule, there are esen with money to loan wbo would b« gJa4 to pay the f «e@ of th$ order. . Try. ottr Own Make of Lard, -••' ;- ; 6c per pdund by the jar. Pudding, by tbefpaii^Go per •-.-. pound, ScrappeJ, by the pan, So per pound. Full line of Bulk aud Bottle Pickles. Best Bulk Olives in town. Armour's Extract of Beef, Heinze's Best Catsup/ Heiiize's O, K. Saur Kraut, SOc per gallon, Fine Pail Maoker al . Try one of our; Own .Make of Hams, iOe per pound. Heinze's Best Baked Beans. Heinze's Best Horse Radish. Smoked Beef Tongues.' ggjg Smoked Sausage. CZj C--3 Spare Bibs 4%o per. pound. Fresh Pork jLoin,Mn the chunk, 6c per pound. Sheds —I ow%the— Feed Sheds on Tint Street -••• : ', - > ''• I shall be glad to see all my friends. Don't let your team Out in the OoW, BUT PUT IT «H MY 8H , and let it eat hay. . '. . » • • ., .- , ' " It only costs < you 10 cents. Ground Bone, Oyster Shells, Lee's and KenttieldVjUce ' Killer. ' gagrs, Beeswax. Iron. Furs, ot till kiitd$, AUC MILLER'S WABEHOUli t *"«"*»

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