Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on March 11, 1897 · Page 3
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Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, March 11, 1897
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Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Shoemaker have . removed to Sterling where they will hereafter reside. i Miss' Austin, the nurse, baa been 'called to Chicago to assist in the care of her friend, M^. Q. C. jBuell. / morenoy has received word that he will have to return his books to the Cqnnty Treasurer next Saturday. Frank Eakle, of '.Harmon township, has been laid up with a lame leg lor a few days. He slipped and fell, while carrying two pails of swill, Injuring one of .his legs; no bones broken. '. , Hanson, the owner of the elevator at this point, came last night from his home in Ohio Station. He has appealed his suit with William Roland for wages— watching the elevator for. five months. ' . — ':' , : \, : - .;. ;:; : ; ••.. .'•' •' The Keystone workmen*; are feeling quite happy. Fart of their wages were . paid them last night. That is,that part o|it for which they worked in;,Febra>" ~ary after the bu8lneBS~went into the re- ceivere hands. . : . ' — A- petition is- being— circulated' in Montmorency. to have the township voting place changed from the Golder school house to Woodmen Hall. The hall is nearly in the center of the town Charlie Dickey, who has been living south of Harmon a few miles for the past year, moved to Sterling ; Monday. He worked for Frank Eakle - the past season. Mrs. Dickey and family are spending a few days in Emerson. Mrs. -Henry Little mourns the loss of Bbme clothes stolen from her clothes line a few nights ago, just after dark. She saw the thief and hallowed at him but he grabbed an armful and run. The clothes \ belonged 1 td "another family "whom M^Littl^waa Washing for. ; v; The large horae belonging to the American express wagon has a notion of rubbing bis bit up and down the rough lamp post; in front of Blckford's e tore every; chance he gets, on purpose to hear the peculiar .noise it ma^es He will do this for a • half . hour at a time,- • ,;-.;;; ••:•.:-, ,.;>. : ;• .•.*•'•.•'.'?>,. •-. : • A Township Farmers' Institute will be organize^ in Montmprency Wednes-, day of this week. The meeting will be held in the Woodmen Hall and there will be a session in the afternoon and evening. The Royal . Neighbors will furnish eatablea to, all .-.. who , wish to purchase, Tbia institute JB a good thing and should be encouraged by all the farmers in the township. ' JohnKadel haa^ horse which is a! valuable one apd ia the apple of his eye. He took the animal down to Al : Teach'a Monday to get shod. Ho left the horse there wbfle he went out to work on the ? atreet. ••; Wtdle h^ was away Al, to have a HtUe fun,' wrapped oue of the horae's legs with ^ bandage, You ought to have seen the surprised look an John's, face as ha unbound the }eg and could discover no wound of P. Yonng h»sreturned from a ten trip In ladi&na, Ohio and MIchl- The trip was for business and pleasure. Mr, and Mrs. H. H. Orerholser, end Mr, and Mrs. Jafiiea Horlacher, of Col- etA, took dinner with J. H. Wetzelland family Sstnrday. . Mrs. Minnie Titna, of Moritmoranoy, started for Champaign, via. Chicago Saturday^monsinf 6n tae *' Q" lo'-vliit with her mother for A few weeks. Inside of Blx hours after McKinley was inaugurated Thnraday, the work- m"6n at the Keystone company were piid. Something not happening for many weeks. The grocerymen say that they took more orders this morning than they have any morning for six months. : ' . ' WENT NORTH FOR A LEGACY. W. BU Look for a Slice. W. H. Harper has gone to Fort Snelling andSt. Paul to look afterhia father's estate, It seems that Mr, Harper left home in Canada when he was eleven or twelve years of age and never returned. The father hunted him in vain. As years passed the father moved to the States .and took up two sections of land near Fort Snelling. The property became valuable, some of it was sold a few years ago for $500 per acre. . The father died a few years ago, but before he died he had a search made for the missing son, but to no avail. George Flanders was here on a from St. Paul and the identity of the missing son was established, ^-qjusfcwhattho oatatela ho one knows here. If there is much property and no will W. H. comes in for his ehare of it. And if there is a, will it hardly seems that he could be shut out for he was a favorite when young and the endeavors to find him shdws 'that he was not forgotten, The many friends of Mr. Harper hope that be will get a large slice. HERBERT FITCH CRUSHED. Badly Injured by the Cnrs at Lm Salle— : He \V1U Live. . Conductor Herbert Fitch was badly injured a .few days ago at La Salle. His sister, Mrs. Nettie Cole, tells the following particulars: Ho .was standing by the side of; a building when some how the cars came along and he was pushed through a space only eight inches wide;- He :was-at : -once_taken. home and surgical aid was summoned. It was found that although he was terribly bruised there were no bones broken which apema a miracle. He lies in a^crltlcalrcondUlonand-in^very-much pain, but the doctor thinks he will get well. '••••.'.' .. . • ' ' •' The accident happened at La Salle just before time for .start out with his train. Mrs. Cole and mother expect to go there soon. Conductor Fitch is well known in the two cities where his boyhood days were spent, SJ-ACK HAWK SURVIVORS. Vbq tagt One Did Not Die tast Week a« '. • '" '• '•'" '" ' SUtad. • '_ ; v __._•' .; At article in one of the papers last Saturday stated^ that by the death of a certain man that week, the laot surviving active member of the Black Hawk war was gone,;, This J,.A..^K}ine, of this. city, .wishes to contradict. He eays that his wife's brother, J, C. Oliver,, was in the war, and although he is nearly ninety-three years old, he is far from being dead. • Mn Oliver was an active participant of that famous war with that noted Indian'Chief and his murderous band, and for the service rendered at that time, Mr. Oliver draws a pension, thus showing the. remaining one is not dead. , : ;-•'••'••;•;;-;:;' ': ••• * -. ; -, A SHOCKiNQ ACCIDENT. Bono F»1J« on Jncob,Hleaaad Doe* Muoli The three boys whq skipped out from Eock Falls for a tramp .trip to Chicago' and pther places are languiah- ing in the county jail at Pixon. A two weeks' diet of bread and water and shut up in solitary confinement would ba the best puniebment that could be meted out to them. Mr, Knee, the father of one of them, acme how heard o£ them starting shortly after they Jef t Monday evening and be telegraphed $t once tp the Marshal at JPIxoa to capture them as they came along on the tsaia- As eoon as the train pulled in, ths boys were picked off eaeUy, like fluatis fi-om 9 tree and lodged in the eeokr, where they ahouW be given & Henry Hlen has received word that his cousin, Jacob Hlen, near Tampicc, waa severely injured Wedneaday af ter- npon. He was leading a horae put to water from the barn, when from some unexplained reason, the snimjU slipped and fell and in falling carried with him My,>Hien^ The man, was, .severely injured. and, help being produred/ he was carried to f he house and it was found that the bones of both legs .were broken and one of his arms, , Dr, Smith, of Sterling, was af once sent for and the many fractures were reduced. , : KiWe CliMB Organisation. The weekly meetings in Southeast Coloma, which have been in existenoe sioca the close of the Methodist revival were organized into a permanent thing Monday uigbt at the home of John McNeil. There were fourteen present. AB a result of the election the following were elected: President, John McNeil. Yice President, D, W. Oliver. Beoretery, Abe llendricks, Treasurer, M«. Fred Cowtwright. Cftmoiiltae, John McH«U, D, W, Oliver ftjid Arthur Jauksoa, Thn K, <», S*f>opt« !»«*.» Coining Frnai I'oto, A good story has jnst leaked out con- eerning ths boggy load of people 'wh<ij attended the Conelaye in Polo last Friday n ight. The.baggy eontainftd A, J. Burdick, Rev. Caea Davis, W.'A. Hall and A. J. McNeil. They had qnaii oh toast at their banquet, before starting a way and that may be, the caase of their queer escapades on the way home, although Andy Burdick declares his quail must hate been an old bantam, for be ran across the spur. - They started for home at about 8 O'clock in ,the morning and reached home about five hours later, The eighteen miles were very Jong ones In the dark, and rough roads. The fact' ie.they got lost and didn't know"where they were at." At one time they were brought to a standstill. An investigation showed that they had driven into a farmer's barn yard and the buggy had run into the barn, plump. Similar experiences were indulged before J,hey reached The first Sterling teams to start had just such incidents to undergo. At one place they discovered that the team had actually turned around and was going back to Polo. The occU- pants don't know how many milea they traveled that way. ; Shipped iv Car of lloroen. ', , Messrs, W, B. and John 8. .Brown loaded their car of, horses Friday afternoon and it was started eastward pn the evening freight for Millerton, N, Y., where they will be disposed' of in the usual way which they have resorted to for several years. .The Messrs. Brown take one or more car loads of horses east each spring. .Most of them are sold at auction while the balance are sold at private sale. A regular quantlties of baled hay are placed la receptacles- along the whole length oJC. the car, lasting a good while. It is always an interesting scene to watch a car of good horses loaded for long distance shipment. Miss Frankie Emmons has been, very .sick for the past few days, A handsome sign was put up in front of the Y. M. C. A. rooms this morning.' • •••"•.' , Charles Geeting and Frank Brown drove to Prophetstown today y to look after a horse deal. • Mrs. Nejs Christeson entertained at dinner Tuesday Mrs. Lehman and Mrs. John Beck, of Sterling. . Mrs. Millie Arey went to Stones this morning for a brief visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Steadman. A nephew -Of iWilliam -Kngler-of very flick. Dr, Frank Anthony was called there in the early morning. • • • . Mrs. Lydla Buell returns home this nursing Mrs. 0. C. Buell, who has been very low for the past few weeks. ; The Epworth League held a delightful Longfellow social in the church parlors Wednesday evening. .The affair was highly enjoyable.' The Ladies' Aid Society of the Meth- odistushurch will meet for work Friday forenoon at 9:30 o'clock. The announc- menttbatit would be 3 o'clock in incorrect. : ','•/'•'••..' .''.,' - Qua Hansen, a nephew of Mrs, Nels Ohrlatespn, who.Las lately, come here .from the North, has purchased an entire new barber outfit and will open under, the post office^ Mr. and Mrs. A. J. MoElhaney have returned from their three weeks' trip to .Milledgeville and vicinity. Mrs. McElhany came home'sick. She is on the mend, however, now. Mrs. William Swigart, of Palmyra, left for her home today after a few days' visit with her daughter, Mrs. Fred Davis and husband on Elm street She waa accompanied by her young son, Boy. , The Bock Falls Woman's Christian Temperance Union will have charge of the Volunteers of America next Sabbath afternoon at 3 o'clock. These meetings are, made. very interesting. Once a. month this union has been asked to conduct a Sabbath afternoon temperance meeting. A good told qf a young man Monday night who. came 'over from Sterling, late, full of bug juice, and his endeavors to get home through Book Falls without being discovered by the Marshall,VHe was pretty 'well plastered with mud by the. time he reached home. It la a shame that a man of sense should make a fool of himself. At a meeting of the Mite Society Tuesday Afternoon it was voted to furnish dinner apdaupper at the time of the Odd Fellows' District celebration, whipb occurs April 20, There will be members of this order present from several of the surrounding counties. This is a big undertaking but the ladies are capable of. doing eucli things, Lewis lye 10 cents at C. E. Bailey's, Everything cheap for cash at C. S. Saw *o*« §c*tc Ja Indiana hortlcalturalistB must be on fcward againat the San Joes ecale, which baa now appeared in that state. The following from Prof. James Troop, of tH6 Indiana experiment station, ia cff Interest:, There are many species of seal* Insects which infest fruit and ornamental plants to s greater or-Jess extent, 4«t of all those known to tba entomologist at the present time, the San Jose scale to the most to be dreaded on account of its destructive character, the rapidity with which It increases and the difficulty with •which it may be eradicated when once it haa becomo established. It-has been only a few years since this pest was Introduced Into some of the nurseries of the eastern states from California through the carelessness of one or two nurserymen in not thoroughly disinfecting the stock sent out FromiheBe nnrserleB it has-been wlde- Tr^attered,-and recent investigations 1 have shown that,It is already present in a number of orchards in Ohio and Illinois, brought there by shipments of trees from these infested nurseries; and We have no reason to suppose that these shipments of trees .have been any less frequent In Indiana than 1n these adjacent states. In fact It has already been found in some of the southern Indiana counties, and unless vigorous measures are adopted vuy soon the loss to the fruit growers of this state from this cause must necessarily be very great. Judging from the many specimens of scale-Infested branches received by the experiment station during the. past season, it Is very evident that but little Is known concerning this ecale by the fruit growers of Indiana IQ general. The San Jose scale is much smaller and ' of a different shape, the femalo being nearly circular irFbutline, ; that thd oyster shell or baric louse, while the others mentioned are readily distinguished by the naked eye. As already stated this p.est becomes distributed by means of nursery stock' which is sent from one state or locality to another. It Is also spread locally by tfielng carried by the wind and on *the feet of birds, etc., so that If but a single tree Is infested at the time of planting, so great Is its reproductive power, It may soon spread, until the entire orchard is Infested. It has been ascertained that the progeny of a single female, during a single season, may amount to more than three billions' of individuals. Thus it will be seen that the greatest care should be exercised In this matter, not only by the nurserymen, but by each individual planter. As a further precaution and as a matter of self-protection, Indiana should follow the example of Ohio and Illinois in passing a law making the sale, or offering for sale, or harboring trees or ious insects a misdemeanor punishable by a suitable fine. It should then .be placed in the hands of a -competent entomologist who will see that the law '" JameaTrggpjV^, Hortlculturlst Good flour toy 91,00 at 0. JS. Bailey'9, Bailey DU you sea those fish sells eo cheap f p. ' Dry In c ,Out at SoU. Last season (1895) was one of exceptional drought The aggregate rainfall for the central part of Pennsylvania was far below the average. In October the shortage was not less than twenty' Inches, writes a corre-. spondent of Forest Leaves. Of course to restore .the ground to its normal condition'..'of moisture, considerable time and a large rainfall would be required. Indeed, it Is by no means certain that this desirable condition has been attained yet. ; This may be regarded as a partial answer to the question which heads this Uriel communication. It is not,, however, ; the whole' answer. Observing farmers have noted that years ago their mature grass and grain could etand much longer than now without becoming dead ripe. Harvesting could be postponed if required longer tban now without injury to the crop. This they tell us has changed. The crop now must be cut at once when ripe, or a'serious loss follows. We, can only account for this pn the supposition that evaporation la more rapid. It the average temperature Is unchanged there remains but one explanation, 1, e., that there is less moisture in the air over the country at large. Meteorological statistics, if they reach over a sufficiently long period, might give a positive answer as to whether or not this is the case. In the absence of ouch data it may be allowed to seek the explanation from another direction. 'Accordingly we may call to mind the observations of Dr. Everaayer for the Bavarian government, where It ie declared that over areas of similar size the "evaporation of moisture from a forest area, including transpiration, exceeds by 5i per cent the evaporation from a watejr surface In tb,e open." .' There ia a peculiar significance In this statement when it Is remembered that from water surfaces, including the ocean, we bave thought the water supply, by evaporation, of the earth was mainly derived. ' In the light of this revelation aa to the activity of forests in giving off moisture io the atmosphere, when we consider also the vast area once timbered, but ppw denuded of trees, the conclusion forces Itself upon us that this must inevitably have surrounded us by a less humid atmosphere. If this conclusion be correct, an explanation of the great greater rapidity, with which bur cleared bufaees dry out must appear. Evaporation ia of necessity more rapid. This aaaaiftsta Itself at once by the greater wpidtty with which the jaaisture disappear* fnaa the eoil, and it al$o ^xptoiaa partly tarriefl by vm 9$e&m% sa $00^ AJ! the late Spring Style?: a> Clasps, § Hooks and 4 targe Brdlons. All the Correct Colors: Pearl, Ecru; Ox Blood,^ Tan, Brown, Mod® ." ".T'BIaeKr." —--•••--•(•-•• -,-• •-; ^ See our special, 2 clasp, fancy Gnibroidered warranted Glove at $! 25, worth $IJO. Ladies Dress Skirts We are showing a complete line of ready mad© Skirts „ -In Serges^-MoliaJrs^NoYeltlesr Brocade 511 and Moire~VeIour5. Also a fine line of Wash Goods: Percales, Qinghams, Organdie^ Dimities, Lappet Mulls, Jaconats/ Etc., Etc, • . '••'.,- '-.-•-•;-' E TERMS GASH. GRAND Display of Suits and Skirts • • \ * Never before * , In the History of Sterling \ Has there been such a Grand Showing of feady=Made Suits tray Skirts Comprising the latest weayegjn IPiaURED SILKS; WOOL PLAIDS,AND STRIPES; FIGURED MOHAIRS, EXAMINES, ETC. iNo. 1510 FIGURED MOHAIR SKIRT, width ly finished, fully worth ^2.75, at. .-...•.Better ones up _to $10.00. You are cordially invited, to'ln^ spect them if you intend purchasing or not. ' * The April Designers, price loc, and Fashon Sheets, now ready. A. L. HECKMAN. With the finest store in town. Come and see our new wheels, The finest line in town. New Wheels from $38 to $100 Second hand Wheels from $5 to $50. " : New '96 Ramblers, $60. New '97 Ramblers, Trinity, $100 " Syracuse, 8100. & DAVIS "Oh! See those Dishesl ^ate^ xAren't they Lovely^ That's what everyone says about them. Aod tbat'e wMt yoa will say toa* when you see the elegant line of decorated dishea we have Just received. All the Sets are of the lateat.and most stylish patterns. A new Set of piBh- s woujd ^e| your table off in fine shape. , ^ Brown Ware, , : -Sucha8rpitchers^v: v; - "".••••• -'••-•, • -' - . - Tea-Pots, Mixing Bowls, etc., ia also part .of our etockj Glass Ware. Will be glad to show you wbat we have, even if you care to purchase. *S ! ''- Toilet Sets, DECORATED, from f2.00 up. BEMEMBEB, we ace eelling Fancy New VorklBiicKwheat Flour at the remarkably low prlqe of 2 cents per pound, We sell t^e White.Swan Flomi^r ^ - - Beat la the world. Fresh Bu& Mustard, *S oeate pb a^4 ?£&%& *•" "1&

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