Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on March 11, 1897 · Page 11
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Sterling, Illinois
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« QIVEN A HEARING BEFORE ALEX. ANDER THIS MORNING, Tfe«WJ£lt Ht« Attorney, A. A» Wotfar*p«r- *l Bond* of *«U50~- W«» Appear »t the K«xt Term of Cotitt. Ferdinand Sttitfcke, the* ittiftn who 88- wralted '-8* J, WHklns ftl.Ootno recently, wan brought toSteflingJSatufday motau ing by Sheriff Falter and was given A hearing before Justice 61 the JPeaca Alexander. State's Attorney Stager appeared for* the people and A. A. WoifefSperger represented Stutzke. Thf ottgh hie attorney, Stutzke waived examination and was placed under a bond of 86&0jf or hie appearance at the next term of 'the Circuit Court. Bond was famished by Stutzke' B friends before noon and he was released from custody. During the hearing, Alexander's court was filled by the friends of man and a number of others were present. The hall and stairway were crowded and a number of curious peo- pie gathered on the walk in front' of the courtroom. The hearing was without incident. Stutzke was taken to the City Hall and held for a half an hotlr while friends secured, bondsmen. Mr. Wilkjns is improving nicely from the effects of his. injuries. The wounds are heating nicely, but the paralysis of th6 left side continues. The physician in charge expresses no doubt aa to the ultimate recovery of Wllklns, The case will how rest until the next term of the Circuit Court. COL, CLARK. WRITTEN UP. KenOal County NeTm Tells Tjf the Hintory- Y£r ot Sterling'* Colored Foil Uclnn." Joe Adams has the following in the last edition, of his paper: "Sterling is an aristocratic city, filled with rustling people, A character in their midst (the head of the only family distinguished in color), is Go). George Bastus Clark. * * * • For years the colonel has been pi student of Blackstone. He fairly ate • of the Illinois statutes. He peered into Kent and he became an authority on divorce and criminal law. He would establish a,jury of the little Clarks.and then pacing up and down before them, • chopping the air with his oratory. and his well developed black/hands, he " practiced for the time when he would , be asked as & counsel against the other members of the Whiteside county bar. In season and but of season he adhered to his purpose—to become a lawer.Col. L. Cterk isnowjjef orehthe^peppleloQiis .' city as a candidate for the office of Justice of the Peace. He is a good cit' izen and holds the highest respect, and we are'creditably informed that his ^elecMoaiJfl^bey^nd^thC^oMIbJUtlesT There is much in this 1 ; it proves beyond controversy that, a man can be a man, white or black, v; „ KNIGHTS GO TO POLO. Hotrt s ri<-n<i»S!i a. v, opting-. TKfi 6rst meeting of the Bock , SJver Horticultural Society for 1897 met at the spacious and elegant residence of Mr. C, U. (testing, In Coloma township, Wednesday. It was a beautiful day and before the noon hour had arrived about forty people had assembled. The company was composed of peq- ple who wera thoroughly interested In growing small fruit and were ready to grasfr at et«ry information that was imparted by the knowing one. Social chat', Agricultural and Horticultural topics were Indulged in until the announcement of dinner, which had been very thoughtfully andsumptuous- jy prepared by the ladies. After all had done justice to themselves and the feast, everybody, With tooth pick in hand, proceeded to the parlor, where the meeting was called to. order by the Chairman, Mr. Clark Powell, who by a few well chosejn_ rjjnatks^ stated the object of the meeting. After this reiad- lhg~bf the Infinites by "Mr sT'Ofon"," of Dixon, Mr. Hartwell, also of Dixon, stated that it would be a good idea for this society to become subject to the State Horticultural Society so that we could enjoy all. of its benefits. Mr. Hartwell than spoke on small fruit culture. He said, that the same kind of experience was had by the small fruit grower as was had by the stock raiser; kind of fruit, kind of soil and above all good care were the essentials necessary to success in fruitgrow- ing. Spring was the time to set all kinds of fruit, except currants and gooseberries. Surface cultivation is the proper thing. Slough hay was a good protection for strawberries in winter. Grape culture and pruning was ably handled by the veteran grape raiser, ^Hartwell gave Op<*n With n l.tingh. The program to be rendered by the Woodlawn Debating Society at tho Academy of Music Tuesday evening, Mar. 16, has been arranged. The open- Ing number will be a farce, "Half an Hour in a Newspaper Office." It was written by Scott Williams and is full of laughable situations and bright sayings. The following is the cast of the characters: rEdltorPfttent iflfilde, John Byers;-:: Sport, the star reporter,'Ed Hoover. Printer's Devil, Scott Williams. Farmer H. A. Seed, I. L> Weaver. Bev. S. P. Pulpit, Frank Morgaridge, Boas Tweed; politician, Isaac N. Martin. • B. B. Bluffer, L. D. Cannon. Weary Willie, a tramp, Will Green. Adolphus Aurora Sweet, dude, Jack Overholser., Dr. Skinner, "quack, quack," Theo. E. Hess. interesting and Scientific talk on parasite workings and value to plant life. Can apples be raised in Illinois was emphatically answered in the affirmative by Mr. Hartweli. Breed's Weeder was highly recommended. Mr. Dwight Herrlck, of Bochelle, gave a very interesting paper on potato culture. The best soil was a two year old clover sod. Medium sized potatoes cut so as to have about two eyes to the piece is the best. Breed's Weeder was the best tool to cultivate with, in connection with eagle claw plows. Potatoes should go through the sweat before 'going into the, cellar. Cool cellars are the proper thing. For a standard variety, the early Ohio is one of the best. Sulphur and corrosiveTubllmate are recommended as good preventives for scab on potatoes. - Subsolling in the fall is all right for the potato patch"MrrLewls"Ulm7 of Montmorency, exhibited about ten varieties of potatoes and gave some very valuable .experience in regard to different kinds, care etc. Mr. Ulm is Globe Defenders, Help Make Several Val- ! lant KnlghU. ' A number of the members of the Sterling and Bock Palls Garrisons of the Knights, of the Globe attended the meeting in Polo Friday evening, at which time the Valiant Knight degree was conferred upon twenty-five can- dates. The visiting gentlemen report an excellent time. ' ' v ;; ~A banquet was served at the Exchange Hotel. ; Members of the organization fro'm alj jparts of Northern Ilji- •' nois were in attendance. Those present from Sterling and Bock Falls were A. J. Burdick,;~Alex. McNeil, Warren Hall, Charles -Hey,liev.Cass Davis Sam Harvey, Andy O'Kane, June Penrose and D. W, Murphy, ? AT THE COMO SCHQOL. Entertainment »nU Oyster Supper Given Friday Night. The entertainment given by the pupils of the Corno school Friday evening WAS a decided success in every way. A • large crowd was present and the even- lag'was one of unalloyed enjoyment. The program was a long one and was ,eplendidly given. Every number wss well prepared and was rendered In .a manner creditable both to the per formers and to the teacher of the school. At the close of the program a fine oyster supper was served. The soup was fine; there were plenty of oysters and everybody enjoyed the feast. The occasion • will be long remembered by the many who were there. SISTER COLUMBA DEAD. bertoour society.— All were tertained, and, no doubt, felt that much credit was due to Mr. and Mrs. C. U. Geeting, who . did all in their power to make it pleasant for everyone. There will be three such meetings this year. The next will be in or near Dixon, some time in June. It would be well for all who are largely or moderately engaged in fruit growing to at tend these meetings. A MEMBER. THE HEAVENS FOR MARCH. v;Sam Fohr,:wlth a request,Eaton Andreas. ,. E. Pluribus Nit, with a protest, Roy Evans. . Three ladies .and one dr two other characters will be added to the cast, The farce will consume half an hour. Between the farce and the debate, the following program will be rendered: Duet,. Miss Bertha Martin, Walter Trlggs. * Beading, Miss Grace Butt. . SolojM. C. Ward. Beading, Miss Laura Weaver. Selection by Quartette. The debate will be given as previously published, the question being, "Besolved: That the signs of the times indicate a fall of the Republic.' MRS. TANNER'S GOWN. How the First Lady in the State Appeared at the Inaugural Ball. The gown worn by-Mrs. John B. Tanner at the inaugural; ball'In Washington is described aa follows: "Beautifully gowned in an imported gown of moire.' The skirt, with a train two and a. half yards In length, was without ornamentation. The short bodice, cut decollete, was of embossed satin. A wide embroidered corsage of pearls covered the front. The short puffs at the shoulder were finished with butterflies of chiffon. A netting of rare old lace caught at one side was effectively clasped with diamonds; and diamonds sparkled among the folds of chiffon, clearly outlined tierjperfectly moulded throat. A girdleTbTpearis as a straight band, narrowed at each side, finished thejjvaistLiShe._ wore a necklace of pearlsfwith diamond pendant.—A-dia^ mond sunburst' glittered, in her blond hair which was confined by side-combs studded with diamonds. American Beauty roses with long stems were wcnrinthe girdle.' 1 —".".'• •-- RECEIVED TEN NEW MEMBERS. Prof. Thwlnjf Telia What Mny Bo Seen Zteugbter of Adam Heokmao, 8r,, I)lo» at Silver Lake. The death of Sister, Columbs, of the order of Franciscans, occurred Friday moroing at the convent of the sisterhood in SUver Lake, Wia. - The deceased waa well known here, 8JU8 being a daughter of Adam Heck BJ8ja,8r.,of tbiaoity. Her death was th$ result of a severe attack of nervous jtrostration. The funeral will take . jiiyes At the convent la Silver Lske on ^wd»y. Her relstivea were informed s| the fae t pm «be eoaid not live aa$ 'tosss &i hj>? biaiiisrsleffe tht city yea- The lover' of nature has seldom presented to his .sight a more charming view than is now to be. seen on any clear evening. •; • • , Venus rules the ^western fiky from snnsetWl well into the evening. It may be seen late, in the afternoon; indeed, it may be better seen then with a small telescope than at night. In the telescope It Is crescent shaped. , Jupiter rises at sunset, reaching the meridian now about midnight, and at the end of the month at half past nine o'clock. It is by far the brightest object in the eastern sky, the first magnitude star, tjlrlus, being the only star approaching it in brightness.' In the telescope Jupiter is a sight to be long remembered, ; The four bright satellites ranged on either side in line with the planet's equator, the bright surface of the planet, marked by dark bands, interspersed with brilifant markings, and the great red spot, all go to make the planet one of 'the most beautiful of telescopic objects. The planet is now in the constellation Leo, near the second magnitude etar Begulus, in the handle ot the sickle. Mass is on the meridian at about B onset. Ifc'is better seen now than later in the year. The markings, which hive made Mars so interesting a subject of etudy by. astronomewir are not very aatisfaotoi'lly seen in a small telescope. r Tha planet 4a now in Tar us, between the stars whi^h mark the tips of the horns of the bull. Saturn is in Libra, and is a a conspicuous object in the weatera sky in the early morning. It rises now at 11 p.m. By the end of the month it will dee at 9 o'clock. It will be aeen batter in the spring. The moon is full on the eighteenth of th,e month. Tbe gr$st Sua spot, whiah waa flret 6eeaJan..8 aad reappeared Jan. 80, iUMialsiij r«tara»d to view after $ lapse of aaotter solar revolution of twaaty-eigbi dsys* sn<4 is st-Ii! though 'siowjy Converts Given Bight Hand of Fellowship at BaptUt Church. 'As a result of the recent revival meetings, which have been in progress at the Baptlpt church, ten people were given the sacred ordinance of Baptism Saturday night. On Sunday morning these were given the right hand of fellowship and received into the full membership of the church. The sermon at this service was from Colossi- ana 2:6, and was especially appropriate. A large congregation was present and the service was beneficial to all. ' The choir rendered a splendid anthem. MAY YET GO TO DANVILLE. Money Blast be BaJ»ed for the Encampment, Mail: Last night those who have the May encampment in charge met in the Galesburg Club rooms. "All of the. various committees reported that progress was being made, but the lack of funds is staring the committee in the, faoe. It is rumored on the streets that if the funds cannot be raised, by which Galesburg can do itself justice, that the encampment may yet be held in Danville, where all the money heeded has been pledged.. 'LIVELY COLLEGE GIRL. FORMER WEST PUPILS' SCIENCE RIDGE REUNION. Mrs, Hnrophrpy Anthony ana Mrs, l>r» Scott ftntertftln «t the Latter 1 * Home— Elegant Dinner Serreii— Good Made— Permanent Organization. TO BE HFRE' twn NI«WT,«t. Prom a Rirent Show. Mrs. Humphrey Anthony and Mrs. Dr. E. D. Scott made many of their old schoolmates of Science Ridge School -happy by inviting them to a 6:30 tea last Saturday evening at the commodious home of Mrs. Scott on Seventh avenue. The supper was elegant in every detail, the 'following menu being served: Escalloped Oysters . Cold Meat Potato Chips Rolls . ' Olives Pickles . Chocolate Cake Angel's Food Icecream Fruit Coffee After the supper the rooms echoed and re-echoed the hearty laughter of the guests as they talked over their and one another ot the unruly boys gkls often and twenty years ago, Prof. Abram Ebersole read letters of regret from one of the old teachers, 13. F. Ilendricks, of Savanna, and from a schoolmate, Millard Strock, now a station agent on the Burlington route in Iowa, • Mr. Ebersole then made a few appropriate remarks and was followed by nearly all the old classmates., It was thought best to organize so that other reunions could be held which would include all the old pupils and teachers and their wives, husbands and sweethearts, who bad attended the original Science Bidge school house, and Dr. W. B. Carolus was made President of the new organization. He appointed a committee to make arrangements summer. This committee consists of Elizabeth Bush, Aurora Coe.Jobn Hoover, Jacob Belize! and E. M. Ebersole. The guests lingered until nearly midnight and departed hoping for many more such joyous greetings with school mates of former years. The invited guests were"^ —Messrs. andMesdames:— Dr. Carolus E.,M. Ebersole B, F. Hendrlcks John Heed Nathan Bush Aaron Kehr Michael Kutt Reuben Reed Misses:— KmmaSnfively Elizabeth Bush Messrs;— Abram Ebersolo Allison Btrock John Hoover Jacob Ueltzel Ezra LeFevre Isaac Bush Michael Ebcroolo Dr.GeorRe . ' Millard Strook Cyrus Miller, Tlllle Roycr Aurora Coe MaryCoe. , — .--'- Henry Bush "Walter Carolus. • --——A-FR EAK-OF-'-N AT-U R E.-- Strauge Growth of a IJlack Oak Tree on Kllbxick Creek. Bockford Bepubllc: One "of the hibited in the city today by J. H. Blo'ugh, of 124 Buckbee street. The interesting object was a portion of a tree trunk With a branch grown to it at both ends, presenting the shape of a bow and string. The peculiar, formation is from a tree cut in the timber along Kilbuck Creek and the ..sort of wood is black oak. The portion of trunk bearing this ingrown branch was about twenty feet from the ground and the trunk is three inches through. From the lower portion of thia a branch sprouted in the past. It grew ; up ward and by some strange phenomena took root with its top in the trunk above. Together the tree and its bow branch grew until the branch was about half the size of the trunk. It is indeed a curiosity. MARRIED AT PALMYRA. AUvartUea In M Chicago Paper for a Cor. respondent for JTun or Fa*time. D.Ixon Sun: , Tbe callow youths of this city, who toil not, neither do they spin, but who nearly all. wear red neckties, and belong to the order of Sons of Be8t,are all torn up today over the following card that appeared this morning in the personal column of a Chica- gQ paper: "Who wants 19 write to a lively girl of eighteen., Write, boys, for fun, paatitoe, improvement, or anything. N. I. N. 8., box »7, Dixon, III.-* —Begin to doctor your old flags, A notice has been sent to the army and navy officials that on and after the Fourth of July, 1897, the American flag will have forty-five stars. An'order has algo been issued to the custodians of public buildings to begin at once to put the addition! tjt&rs on the old flags er'semjfs »ew OB®S which must comply with the orfler. There will be aix *ow» ef atan. Tto dc»t, tWid a»4 fif|h j^w« have «igb« «t&r« jsaeti, and the , fourth «u4 ninth, mv$u Seavey-Coe Nuptials; Celebrated 1'rlday ' '. , Evening. ...•'. Mr, Harry Clifton Seavy, sou of Mr. Fletcher Seavy, of Palmyra, ajd Mies Jessie Catharine Coe, formerly of Chicago, were united in marriage at 7 o'clock last evening at the Methodist parsonage by Bev. O. H, Cesna. A wedding supper was served at the A. L. Heckman home on South Crawford avenue. . • , The happy couple will make their home on a farm south of Nachusa, which the groom has furnished nicely for bis bride, Both are well and favorably known and have the kindest wishes for their future success. • f ' They will be at home to their friends about March 20." TRAINS COME TOGETHER. Small "Q" Wreck at Bock (stand Junction Two trains on the 0. B. and Q.tracks came together at Bock Island Junction Saturday evening. • The evening passenger from this city, la charge of Con- dugtor MikeBurkeleft Sterling on time and at Bock Island Junction was switched on a side track to allow a freight comiug from Denrock to pase. In eooie manner the switch was mis placed and the engines oame together. Both engines were damaged more or lees, though not seriously. The "Sterling switch 'engine was 'seat to the eeeae of the accident, and ia two both trains w<*jr« ia*h&j*e to bn fr oat truoki of the freight The International Va'mlevHle Com paoy which will spjiear at the Acsde my of Music next Friday snd Saturday evenings, March 12 and 13, promise 6 performance of rare merit, If we are to judge by the exceedingly bi« list of well-known specialty and novelty *tan offered, Their company embraced Sneh people as Mr, Gns Bruno, the greatest of all dialect comedians; Billy Liak the well-known black-face- iroinstre star, in his humorous monologue; Mr Banks Winter, the noted tenor and composer, in his latest popular crea tions; The Bandalles, In their pleasing grotesque dancing and unrivaled feats of hand-balancing and feati of cotitor tion; the charming little Grayson-Sisters, in pleasing songs and buck and wing dancing; Cloud and Kershaw.two Irish up-to-date singing, dancing'and characteristic drolleries Chinese Johnnie Williams, the«Ameri- can~t/i llnng Chang^iTf- his -burlesque legerdemain sketch,entit!ed"Herrmann Outdone;" Miss Wlllette Charters, in popular operatic vocalizations; and Gale and Trumbull, in a neat society sketch entitled "Our American Cousin." These people have appeared at all leading vaudeville^houses through out this country, and are doubtless too well known to need, comment as to their merits. The management also promise the introduction of the very latest and best electrical device for the projection of motion-pictures in this country—"The Animatescope," in a choice collection of American and foreign scenes of rare interest. Taken as a whole, It does seem like a wonderful show for the admission asked—15, 25 and 36 cents. Finally Finds an Animal 'That Carrie* Him Without Sagging, ' Col. James B. B. Van Cleave, of Chicago, Sprhiglield,' Gulesburgand Knox- villa, has fairly kept the Illinois dele gallon awake nights since the arrival from SpriiiRQeid'. The greatest dlQi- cnlty Mr. Vun Cleave has experienced has been in finding a good, stout, reliable, horse.* He wanted an animal that wouldn't 8;ig. Some 987 horses have been examined by the Governor- and hia staff, In the search for a buitable animal for Mr. Vau Cleave. The suggestion that the colonel have a rday of horses, changing his inount every three or four blocks whenever it got tired, was rejected by Van Cjeave with scorn and yesterday Colonel I3'iair came to the front .with aetill brighter idea. It was that one of'the large .wooden horses which moves on~wheBlsand~is used by a tobacco firm to, advertise its brand of cigars, be hired. Mounted on this and drawn by a mule he figured it out thatJVan-Cleave- Icould coveriEnineTormarch withTout rousing the ire,of the. society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, but somehow or other t Van Cleave did not fall In kindly with the suggestion. The matter was finally adjusted satisfactorily by one of the colonels finding a good big horse/ which Colonel Van Cleave rode majestically in the paiade Thursday. —Washing Telegram. / POI NTS FROM PROPHETSTOWN. Heuiaor General- Interest Cnt From the Spike. The Chicken Thief Detective Club took in four new members at a meeting last Saturday. Mrs. Cynthia Havens, of Sterling, has made her many friends in town u pleasant visit during the week. Born to. Mr. and Mrs. Graham Thompson, Tuesday March 2, a baby boy. 'Our congratulations to you Graham. .' P, H. Johns, of Sterling, was in town Saturday, looking up something good in horse flesh. Frank is a great lover of horses and he generally knows where to find good ones. . OThe Sons of Veterans are preparing to celebrate their second anniversary as a camp, in G. A. B. Hall, Tuesday March 18. A program will be rendered and all are invited to attend. An entertainment will be given at Sholes' Hall, on Wednesday evening, March 17, for the benefit of Charles Shorrette. The entertainment will cpnsist pf music, recitations, etc., con-- cluding with the Jaughable farce en-. titled, 'Topping the Question." Poisons engendered by food ferment- log in a dyspeptic stomach are the direct cause of rheumatism, gout, bronchitis, liver and kidney complaints, asthma, pneumonia and -many nervous ailments. ' . Theae .results are prevented by the use of the Shaker Digestive Cordial, a remedy discovered and prepared by the Shakers of Mount Lebanon, N. Y. It is in itself a food and haa power to digest other foods taken with it. Thus it rests the diseased stomach and finally masters the worst cases of dyepepaia. It acts promptly sad fresh strength and increase of weight BOOB follows, The nrst do«e,takea immediately af Jer eating, abate* the paid and dMws «o dr&adud by dygpegtiea TrM bottles— «»ou§h t© prove Ita caerits—lO Ju&xol is the PACK TO OLO *?£* Af'Vi, to MwSts 1 a I ,•«<!• n<"nt«TIo( from s!l yArts of ths try are going back to the oJd home te celebrate %, the ye*r tftftt was #1 ose* the brightest and darlmt to history arrd to revive meta^lts at men who rasds that y*sr bistotfe movement It world wide. ., "Who fears to spwife of '^f la ' mnsteringthlbboletb. The pftoa lot the peidefal . IbvBsten sf Iref»nfi . to reviv» the memories of *8Sbsf « ttdt yet progressed so far as to be e»t!r«Ijr coherent. Nobody knows exactly wheae» the suggestion of it came tot> Only within a few weeks ba« the taotemect taken on appearance of actuality. Two or three newspapers which circulate among thejpeople of Irish blood, ften- • tioned the project In ?a tentative way and the seed took root. .Now there seems no doubt the movement is going to approach the proportion of an ex' .'S " Within a few weeks, : or" within two months at the farthest, it is expected that representatives of the leading Irish organizations of the country will come together, probably in Chicago, to devise a definite plan for carrying the hundreds -of thousands across the ocean, taking care of them there and arranging the details of the celebration. It Would be impossible to carry out such a project without an ade< quate organization. .' ; -, The magnitude of the movement will' make it possible to arrange for ocean transportation and for hotel accommodations on the other side on such terms that will bring it within the reach of everybody. Sterling will be represented. The invasion will be either May or r the loveliest time^f the year-la ndrSo the weather ^iniTaVdl^telQi porary accomtpodations. Tbe land transportations problem may be troublesome the points of /Interest being BO widely separated, scattered over the counties of Wicklow,Ki!dareand Mayo.* It is difficult for anyone not inoculated with Irish blood to appreciate the sort of feeling the people of that race have for the events and the men this movement is intended to commemorate. That year of 1798 was the one year of all years since the days whea the soldiers. of England's Henry II first invaded the island that Ireland was closest to Independence. A VERSATILE, EDITOR! — —. „£ Man In Kanaa* Who Can Outdo tbo IlljH- trloii* Caviar. The editor of the Concordia (Kan.) lade^BaysJhat-he^can-not only go to^ the"caselmd^setlTp" 'editoriahTout of" hia head, which'is considered quite a difficult feat among the'craft in 'Kan- • sas r but that he can do so while carry- same time.JMoreover.he expresses a do< sire to wager §100 on this proposition: "We will compose and set up anar-" tide on any subject to be chosen, and at the same time beat the b'eat^plaVer in Wichita at a game of checkers, a\id worry any man in the State at a game of chess—all the performances to be going on at the same moment." He also declares that he can use more profanity in a Briefer space of time than any other editor in the£t. te, ar.d in* this he is ready to . meet all comers..., 'We will wager 8100 with any preacher in the State," Jsays be, "that we can? outpray him, and will leave it to hi&. congregation to decide." 1NGRAHAM TO RACE AGAIN, Ho Will Appear With CracKHIdcMin San. Krunclico. ^ From San Francisco dispatches we learn that there will be held in that~city a three weeks of indoor racing at ;he Mechanics' pjtvllior, to commence* March 20 and to end A p rll 10. The i& will be races for amateurs and prof eg' sionals. The first week 'devoted to short distance racing the aecoad ' week to middle and Jong distances «&d the last week.will be devoted to a six day race, in which all the long distant men in.the country, wiii be «Kfc«?d to appear, A fine eight Jap tracfe vuii De- built. &11 the crack riders in the eoun» ry will be there, including Bald, Kim-' »le, Eaton, Sang«-r, htarbuek', Cooper, ^add, Stevens, Ingrabaou, Kizer and James MlchaelB. The Korta Clyd* Soliool.' Beport of the North Clydw school* Jor he month ending Feb. 28,1897. JSf urn. ber of pupils enrolled, 84, Jrumbe;- Q£ lays taught, 18. Total numb** of days attendance, 345. Average. flatly endance, 1^16. * Willie StajLJeffta was presen? every day. The foliating were absent one day or leea: Berth* u\£ft« Charlie Turney,'JreB9 Ssh>«d- Eajrl Senneff, Mae Uailey, chrader, WUHe Saffey, Praakiel der, Edna Stapleton *nd Bw Number of visitors duriag i Visitors are always _ —Kock Falia $*w*s; "X Sterling ^ienf.nhat thst* te.>$ftrlj •mfvA^I&A&^tf^'' ^>P><

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