Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on January 30, 1888 · Page 4
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Sterling, Illinois
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THE ET-RNIFO GAZETTE: WINDA.T, .TA.NTTA.TIT, 30 Tht! following lottor vis rf Mrs. Thomas A. (fait. fro;n h by VH.A OMVAGK, Ai.tJTKRs, AFRICA. Jan. 3, is<N. \ My dear Mamma: You see we are started out again and are away down In sunny Africa. It is perfectly lovely here and I know you wonkl enjoy it ao ranch. We arrived here last Friday night at ten o'clock af tar thirty hours ride on the Mediterranean and a sicker (?) set I think no one ever beheld. That old sea was terrible. I have never been seasick before and I. never want to be again. Harriet thought she was going to die. It is awfully funny now that it is all over, but I assure you I thought that I should never smile' again. As we came into port the harbor looked beautiful. On the shore were hundreds of lights in every shape imaginable and the sea all about here is phosphorescent when it Is troubled, so that the water was dotted all over with tiny little lights made by fishes swimming about. Once in awhile a shark would sweep by the boat, leaving a long trail of light behind It. It was beauti- ~ f ul. — ---- -The villa we are stopping in Is run by an American woman from St. Paul, Her husband was a Minnesota politician and very wealthy, but after his death she lost all of her money and so came over here and started a boarding boose. She seta an elegant table— the best things to eat that I have had since we left England The yard around the house Is beautiful, roses and flowers blooming everywhere and orange and lemon trees just loaded down with fruit. I think I have eaten about three dozen oranges and we have only been here two days. I have picked them off of the trees myself. The dates are elegant Every Sunday there is a train of camels that comes in from central Africa loaded down with datee. We are going down Sunday to see them come in. The hedges here are all made of immense century plants which grow wild here and which we cherish so carefully, while they hack and cut them to pieces here. I have never seen such large ones. We are quite a way from the store, but 'the buses run down every half hour. aSo it is very convenient and also a very pretty drive. The road, in some places is [lined with palm trees and then again pepper trees with the pink pepper flowers. It is very hilly and . one has most beautiful glimpses of the sea Testerday afternoon we went with ~Atr. ~an~a Mrsr Crane, very pleasant New York people, down into the old town. We had an Arab guide, who seemed tickled to death, if looks were any indication, as he had a broad grin on his face the whole tijne. The streets are very narrow. A carriage couldn't possibly get into them, in the tirst place, as they are too narrow and in the second, as they are very hilly and all steps. The steps are about a foot high and two feet wide. Of course they vary, but I think they are usually that. It seemed so to me. As we were going up we met several Arabs on donkey back coming d<-wn and in some places we had to squeeze against the wafts in order to let them pass. There is one street in , the old town that has four hundred and ninety steps. We are going there this week. Our guide lirst took, us to his bouse. You know one is never permitted to see an Arab woman's face, as it is considered a disgrace for them not to have A MIGHTY SLOW CONGRESS. KT»rrllilne TVnltlns on l>t» TiirlfT Hill la th« ITon«#», nnd lh#S*n»t»» KlUfneTlma. W'AKnPtr.TO* ("ITT, Jan. 3(1.—Sn MMle In befnff RponrnplMtm^ in thn way of t;'<*nftr»l leglfilatlnn by con^reM that the mr-int'--* ar» bpginninK to comment npon it. In thn »en- Bta m«ri ha?e politic*, !»w and prlraU bus.- neii calling them from their legislative da- ties niacb of tbe time, while In th« hero?* everything fK-enu to «i»»lt the tariff bill, the intrrxineikm of which In promiwKi "!ini8 time during the preiwot wwk. For the first time in many y?»r« the honw ban ndjoiiniod over basinem days in the early part ot tbe imulon, and a number of tlnrx tbe mn- Bto ha» adjourned from Thurwlny till Monday. There norm to b* a disposition all sround to put tu little busfnrsa on the calendars a* po^iibl?, and to tssly tako tip meanurwi whnn nothing else can be found to coninme time. The senate haa already given about three weeks to the consideration of the Blair educational bill, and the prospects are that the eud of the present wopk, and even another nevpn days may elapga wid, find it at the head of the calendar aa unfinished business. Think) It will boa nnomnrnnn. WASHINGTON Crrr, Jan. 30. —Tbe war department's reply to Congressman Boutelle'i battle flzg resolution in about completed, and will probably b« forwarded to the house early thli week. An army officer says that the answer will show the resolution to hare developed Into a boomerang. It will thow that, if any law_has_b6en_Tlplated by this admluislralI65~by~the return of captured trophies, some of tin former secretaries of war «r« equally guilty, for the lists compiled, and which will form part of the department's reply, show that many more, flags were delivered by Secretary Stanton and tome of his successors than under the present regime. American* Killed In Mexico. WABHiKOTOit Crrr, Jan. 80.—The United States consul at Guaynuu, Mexico, bu informed tbe state department that four American prospectors in the district of Montelama, In the Blsrra Madra mountain*, w'ere attacked on or about the 25th alt. by a band of Apnche Indians, and thot two of the Americans were killed—J. Offer and 8. W. Jacobs—the others escaping without Injury. The attacking party consietad of four Indians and one whitu man. IN NI-W GUINEA. queer their faces covered. It looks so to see only their eyes sticking out, but our guide had bis wife take off her face covering. She had one of the prettiest and sweetest faces I have , ' ever seen. All of the children have sweet faces and are as fat as can be, but yon would think from the filth and dirt tbat one sees that they would all be dead. The houses are all built with courts in tbe center of them; none of them have wooden floors, but all have thia quaint Moorish tile. They eatpn the floor, sleep on the lloor and keep their dishes on the floor—never have any chairs. Their food aa a general class is bread and coffee. They buy their bread, so you see that "they don't do much cooking. They don't- drink • whisky, as it ia against their religion. From his house the guide took jus to a harem. The house waa very similar to the one we had just left, 'it was not such a very large harem,, aa the man had only seven wives.. Here we were not permitted to see their faces. I wiah you could see these great big Arabs, in their white robes, going about on little bits of donkeys. 'There are'a great many English and Scotch people who have villas here and bring their servants, horses and carriages with them. Coats, the: thread man, has a beautiful villa here and has just finished building & very; pretty i Scotch Presbyterian church. Wouldn't It be fine if we had a villa here? The oriental draperies are beautiful. I am going to Invest in some. ' With a great deal of love to you and Blithe family, Believe me, Your loving daughter, EMILY. Another Ijmil Decision Reversed. WASIIINOTO:? CITY, Jan. Si).—Tha secretary of the interior has reversed the action of the commissioner of the general land office, and holds that all that is required to authorize an entry upon Osage Indian trust reserve land, Kansas is that claimant be an actual settler and have the qualifications of a a pre-ernptor. Death of Itoar Admiral Wells. WAHnwoTOW CITT, Jan. 30.— Roar Admiral Clark H. Wells, retired, died Saturday morning at his residence In this city. COY AND BERNHAMER Convicted In the Indianapolis Tally-Sheet CMC—Sullivan Attacks Clarpool. ITOIAHAPOUS, Ind., Jan. 80.—The jury In. the tally-sheet forgery cases were charged by Judge Woods on Friday afternoon, but it was. 6 p. m. Saturday before a verdict was reached. Judge Woodsvros notiGed, and he went to the court-room to have the verdict read. -In • substance it finds Coy and Bernhamer guilty and acquits Mattlor. Motions for new trials were entered, and they will be heard Thursday, the prisoners being placed under *3,uOO ball eaoh in the meantime and allowed their liberty. During his argument Friday Jndge Claypool denounced County Clerk Sullivan as a villain. Sullivan had been a witness In the second trial, and one of the defendants In the first one. Saturday they mot on tht street when Sullivan spat in Judge ClaypooPs face and then struck- him, remarking, "In your speech yesterday yon took advantage of me and called me a villain. My hands were tied then, but I resent it now." Judge Claypool then made an attempt to attack Sullivan, when they wore separated and held by friends. Mr. Claypool afterward remarked: . "I would have killed the dirty dog if let alone, and now I will .send him to the penitentiary If It takes tbe last cent I've got" Sullivan's friends defend him, while Mr. Claypool's friends, with the peace-loving people, denounce Sullivan. CORA LEE IS ALL RIGHT. Acquitted of the Charge Aftor J>n MlnntM* Jury Deliberation. BpHmayrELD, Mix, Jan. 30.—The trial of Cora Lee for the murder in the first degree of Sarah Graham terminated Saturday afternoon about 5:15 o'clock .In a verdict of ao- qulttnL The jnry deliberated only about ten mlnntes. Tears'of joy rolled down the cheek* of both Cora Lee and Mrs. Molloy as they received the congratulations of their friends. The- verdict was not unexpected owing to the mystery surrounding the murder, and the contradictory and unsatisfactory evidence. Mrs. Molloy's trial as accessory after the fact goea to .Ozark on change of renue, and will com* up at the next term of the circuit court. All roada now now open. In the northwest are In the treatment of rheumatism gout neuralgia, tic douloureux, semi- crania, sciatica, Ac., Salvation Oil Mould be applied to the parts effected and thoroughly rubbed in, so as to reach the seat of the disease, lit kills pain. .Price 25 cents a bottle. When one of the anthracite coal king's wives wishes a diamond set, an advance of 25 canta a ton is oBdered Opposition Is what It wants. This will make it sojid; w« mean Dr. Bull's Cough $grrap, It fafia entered the lists and come out far ahead. In the ranks of legitimate hous»noM ramble* for Eta sure of eoagto* and colds, Dr. Bull's Cougfc Syrup (toads ttwt Pric* S5 ' Tried to Smother HU Wife. NEW YORK, Jan. 80.— Edward Bagley, a shoemaker living at 204 Eott Forty-seventh street, attempted to smother his wife Sun day night. Her struggles and screams brought net ghbon to her rescue, and she fled from the house. Bagley then cut his throat with s rasor, and died in a few momenta. He had been much depressed in mind ovrji Inability to get work, and It Is supposed^ come temporarily insane. American Pilgrims Pre*«nted. ROME, Jan. CO.— Three hundred American pilgrims were presented to the pop« Saturday, among whom were the archbishop of Philadelphia, the bishop of Buffalo, the vicar-general of Charleston, and the rector of the American college at Rome. The pope did not deliver an address, but received each pilgrim privately, gave bis blessing to him, and spoke a few words to each. A Fraud Sent to Prison. WILKESBARRI, Pa., Jan. 80.— "Count" George Da Wolf, who flonrishod awhile in Germantown social circles', and who managed to marry a pretty girl before ha departed, has been sentenced o.i his pica of guilty of forgery and fttlw pretense while acting a* •gent of the Appletbua, to pay a fine of |10, cort of prosecution, and eighteen months In th« Eastern penitentiary. Incident at • Court Ball. 8r. PKTIRSBURO, Jan. SO.— At the last court ball the czarina, Instead of inviting the Turkish ambassador; the dean of the diplomatic corps, to open th« first quadrille, gave the honor to the Austrian ambassador. Tb« Incident is widely commented upon, and it regarded as • peaceful augury. The "Portable lodger." A genius living In East Eighty-sixth street has invented what he claim* to be a most valuable apparatus for people who seek shelter in large cities at a time when boarding houses are crowded by reason of some inn>orta«t 'gathering—a convention or'the'lfke. He calls "It "the portable lodger," and gravely announces that ha Will ask the pataat office to issue letter* patent on it The "portable lodger" ia a haj-ues* like arrangement, which the shut out stranger puts on his body, the points of contact being covered by lansb's wool When he can't get a bed, ood doesn't want to sleep on the floor, the stranger atmply puts on his harness, drives a couple of nails In the wall o* a hallway, or wherever he can get a chance, and h«ng» liia>- aslf up. HO can plac* the hooks at whst- sw*r height and Ajagla h« choo**s, aad ifttHBbw peacefully, (re* from floor draojjfcU and damp **»«*•.-r-H«w ¥<•* Jmiatog Sun. CHARACTER AND CUSTOMS OF VICTORIA'S C.ANNIBAL SUBJECTS. TVork nf Tlirxn T';i K '-l«h M i-«l onarl«.«. nnti»«« In Hlffh Trtx-n—Tminlhiiltini At * Toki-n nf AflVrllon—Thr> S»«TJ In- dn«try—TllriN of • Pnraill«o. Ami IIOTT w!int Is tlie character of this Linil wMHi. nft«r BO rrmny nlxirtive af- tpuipts. lui- nt, last come to the birth of annrxntinii:' Along the const of a conslil- erntili-pint of It mlHsloimrloK hnve been established for pome seventeen years now. There ere three English missionaries anil tn.'iny Polyneslnti converts who act B.M teiiHifrs niul pre.Kchcni. And, whatever opinion may be held of the work of missioimries in gonerM, there nro no two opinions held by those who know the pliice about .(ho good that has been done by these New Guinea men. Their aim has not been to add a number of baptisms to their record, ns savages hang scalps to (heir girdle for an evidence of their success; nor have they measured the Christianity of their converts by the amount of clothing which they wear. But they havo Instilled confidence in the goodness of human nature where there was none before; they have tnnght the advantages of peace and Industry where before thoro was only uneeasing bloodshed and warfare. Thus a tolerably accurate knowledge has been gained of the~habita"bf "such" of the natives as inhabit the soiithern coast line. But of the many thousands who live in the Inferior very little has been discovered. Among snch of the natives as have been visited, one of the most peculiar characteristics Is the inaccessible position in which they frequently place their houses. This, no doubt, Is the direct outcome of the state of constant intertribal warfare In which they have so long existed, and which even now is not altogether stamped out. Some of their houses are built in high trees np on the narrowest and most inaccessible ridges of the mountains. To these bamboo ladders are the only means of approach, and vines are often cultivated to rnn up the ladders to give them strength and make the ascent'and descent easier. Other tribes—and there are many of those living along the coast—build their villages some distance out at sea, on piles of mangrove wood, standing eight or ten feet out of the water. There are villages of this kind built altogether away from the shore, in the shallow waters of the southern coast,' containing as many as 400 or fiOO people and perhaps forty or fifty houses. It Is commonly said, and no doubt is often the cose, that savages eat their vanquished foes in faith that by so doing they inherit from them their noblest qualities; but it appears to be peculiar to the New Guinea unlives to eat their kindred as a token of afTvctlou. A New Guinea boy •was seized nnrt half eaten by one of the many crocodiles that prey upon the coasts of the island. His sorrowing parents slew the offending monster, and rescuing the half of their beloved ton which was still uneaten, they greedily devoured It In their grief. When their kindred die they hang them np, or lay them on a framework of bamboos, for the sun to cleanse the bones of flesh. —Wlille this is going on they keep watch near the corpse, and at Intervals, when their grief becomes too much for them, they visit It and smear their bodies all over with the juices that ate. dropping from the dt-iul body. When decay has (lone its work the bones are cleaned, and some of (hem are buried, while others are worn as ornaments by the survivors, and the skulls decorate their houses. In other tribes the bftdies 'nre buried in a sitting posture up to the neck, and n vessel is placed over the head. In these cases tho' skull alone Is preserved for ornament, the restof tho body being left beneath thasoll. But though so barbarous in some of their habits, the natives of this place are far superior to those of Australia in most ways, if/my of them cultivate plants for food. Some of them nmke pottery which they exchange for saoro with those, situated in more fertile districts than themselves. Others devote all their time to catching fish, and these, too, they barter for cocoanuts or yams or bananas, while most are clever at fashioning and carving weapons of offense and shields, and many can make, n tolerable kind of cloth from the bark of trees, good canoes or serviceable bows and arrows. The sago industry, especially,; is a valuable one. So much food can bo produced with little labor, and the tree grows well and abundantly in New Guinea. The method of obtaining the sago is to cut down the tree and remove a slice of bark from the upper surface of the felled,trunk. Tho inner wood of the tree, which ia throughout a kind of pith, Is then pounded down with rough instruments made for the purpose into the trough formed by the firm outer bark of the tree. As this pith is ponndcd down it is taken out in vessels formed of the sheathing leaVcs of the sago palm and carried to another trough near by, formed, like the first, of the bark of another sago palm. Here it is pressed through a rough sieve, formed again of fibers from the sago palm, into water, where the starchy part dissolves and settles in the bottom as a sediment. This sediment, though .not the granulated sago of -commerce, is the form In which the natives erft the food, and it makes excellent cakes or mush. Another well known production of New Guinea ; ls the bird of paradise, the most beautlfh'l and gorgeous perhaps, except the peacock, of all known birds. There are many different kinds of them, but all are bcantiful to the eye, though the noises that they make are somewhat trying to the ear. They are very shy and difficult to obtain, but by caution, cleverness and exceeding great patience the natives succeed in kilHng them In snares or with blunted arrows, so as not to injure their plumage.—Cor. San Francisco Chronicle. I* 7. / in y t > of i lii M/-1K WHAT IT IS DOING. Tiic '•:i'l :i •vli-ri'V! lir in: f t'ur<\ il- virtue' !»' for P:iin h a womli- n>iilt milv nf tnle me<ii •ir.-li. i-Mii-li a (liscovrrj 'iiii-» curt—it hiw cui"> •liiv,-toil. Founded tirx.i "f rnr|> rlcmont. wllicl: «>vcd tn he the JM*rfect o '••. il wlmt it i.n. Every Man, Woman and Child •M I lie Sf;,!,., l;,,,, w , ,(„ ,,,, mc „,,, iT'tni'S it :ii a rnpiic.-ly whirl, .should I* ii V.T_V lii.ti'.i., lorcvciv III-IMR knows its valno \« n «t.Ttini; rnnifisrlrr, the truest rclir"' It Belongs to the Universe. •anadn tool; it nji, and in every province I! i.- •.•ii'stnn.lnrilruiT. It rro^oil tfie orrnn nn .'•iiiniii , and alike in Scotland, Kuglnnd .iii'l Ire.aml, m the extremes of climate and i •nilK-niliii-p , it is the ranie sovereign Con- i'iiiTi_ir_ of P.iin. DistiiiRuiyhcd men and ••li.v.sicmns of .South mid Ontrnl America nivc us.* I and recommend it. nml strect-cricrp '••n\-t' sung its praise inverse on the street-. •it .Mexico. A inciiibornf The South African Parliament | niised It in upon debate, nnd the same Witt ' "lie by a IT. 8. Ponntor. In India it won i'j :.i>t Rolilcn medal nt the Calratla Kxpnxttinn, •.vhere CTiiort chemists and _ physicians fw.iTrtfft It It-nluo, ainVTiy nplit" it has won 1:1 all similiir n itiipctiMonii. One of tlie most ("i.-tiiicuislii^lscliolHra of Germany thought it Ins duty to pnilwi it, nnd such lini bprn its tiictnl from Prclato, Potentates and the Prers. A distincnislml tmvelcr comments UIMII its tiie in Kpypt. It wus the eomfortei and cnn> of the loft, half frozen explorers among The Icebergs of the Arctic Seas. !t found its place in the knapsacks of the British soldiers. in the Soudan, and It is a luTiimnent supply to tlie medicine cliopt; of jior Mnji-xty's war sliipg. Tl !• would seem enough to show what II is doini:, lint one other potent fact can't be ci is regarded. Another continent liua been r.iftnred und it has tnken imsw.'ssion of tlie (•a'io there. In one .shi]inicnt urxm one nr.liT from Australia WO pross were .delivered. It Iiolds its own nstlie best known i.'inedy of the a-re for Rheimiatism. Kcu- n K'n, LiiinluifTO, Keiaiieaand all painful ail- n.i'iits. And wlmt ilia doing now spccilicallv i that it M rrrrii-lHff from nrarly all it* patro-it t.iitrmtnt* that the paint mreil Inj lit bealina rirfuet, from the date of cure In ilie dale of UK rr.yjorMtf, einbracitty n lapue of yfam t rftnitln Permanent without Recurrence. Kolrl by JJruyijitlK and Dfalrrt. flu CtinHxi A. Vo u «l«r Co., Hullo., BM. in me southeast of Russia ia the greatest salt lake in the world, the Caspian sea, which boa an area of 180,000 square miles —that is, an area greater than all the British Islands put together, with an additional Island larger than England thrown in extra—ia intimately connected with the fresh water fisheries of the Volga and the Ural, for the fish migrate from, fresh water to salt and from salt water to fresh there as elsewhere. The great fishery of this region Is that for the sturgeon and its kindred; also for the salmon, white salmon and knife fish. The sturgeon family attains to an enormous Size, especially the beluga, which sometimes measures twenty feet In length and weighs 2,500 pounds, thongh specimens of over 1,000 pounds are rare. The sewruga Is also a giant, but the other sturgeons ar« seldom taken above six feet in length. The number of these giants disposed of annually at Astrakhan has in some years been enormous—800,000 sturgeons, 100,000 belugas, and millions of the others. No wonder that there are complaints' of the failure of the supplies, and, as is usual where ignorance prevails, the mischief is attributed to every cause but the rigut. "It Is because of the steamboats," says the monjlk, «nd forthwith the monjlk hate* the sight of a Kteamboat. But steam or no steam, the sturgeon o* the Caspian may soon become as rare a curiosity as Thames salmon. Astrakhan, the principal Caapinn port, Is one of th* most important fUhhig stations lu the world. From thi.H region fcloiia th» Rugalan reve- tisu rust* about 1*1,000,000 for nshery and daring the flsiiing season 80,000 stranxwm, ranging tn degcea from JitnpJe laborers to tlijimUc capitalists, com* in to (vaijwte witA tU* reguJAr lath* proftAi- AHM& &t> fl*J& til" CiuuatMn' From Pralrlevllle. The ladies deserve great credit for their ample dinner and supper served to the teachers'and guests last Saturday at the Institute. The lecture of Dr. Robinson in tlie evening was replete in thought; the only objection we have is that it was too short. The Palmyra schools hold their annual entertainment at the town hall at Gap Grove Friday evening, Jan 27. Mra. A. M._Tu.ttlejis_visiting at her son's W.T'a. We see a report in the GAZETTE that Mr. Jonas Burger has lost his fingers in the gearing of a stalk cutter. He has hurt his hand very severely but no fingers are gone and none are broken; he will probably regftin the fulluse of his hand. yr. T. From Harmon. Jan 2. r ,,—Married at Dlxon, Ilia., Monday Jan. 23, Mr. John Sutton and Miss Mary A., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M Kelly, both of Harmon. Mr, and Mrs. Kelley gave an entertainment Monday evening for the new married couple; those attending report a good time. *Married at Dlxon Jan- 24, Mr. Thomas Byon to Miss Nettie, daugher of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Crumwell, both of Harmon. The'young folks met at- Mr. W. E. Meechana's last evening for a social party; a general good time was report ed this mornitjjj by those that attended. Mr. John Mikesell bought some fine shoata of McKenett Bros, to-day.' Corn ia 45 eta, oats 28 eta. Geo. Cram well Is pressing and shipping about three car loads of hay a week "this winter. He has about 200 tone yet to press. McKenett Bros, commenced filling their Ice house to-day. They will pat up about 175 tons. They are cutting it on Porters lake, two and a half miles south east of town. We saw L. K. Bosbrook on our streets yesterday. He Is In the coal trade at Jewell at present. NON. I ^* 1 * Wo*id^rw i ^rms, bn* Hre -.'nrn? | onii-.-.-mv-i. Tlj<«. j profits!!'" work tbst ran i ! j«tt & Co.. Portland.. M;iinr,'sin1 pWlr*"fri"<i fn'ii ! lL fo ™ i y'V- OWPit ^ rMX - ofall 'w*s-™"' «u'n i !o ifii [HT <ln.y sort np'vsrds wlierm-or '••" _ ton i\r? *!nrt«l frw. Capital imt r p. S>m*lMY<< mtule over *-W m a »lni*l? this work. Alli!KT««j. dli-ii S. M. BEECHER, —AND— GAS FITTER. Iron, T^ead, Culvert nnd Sewer Jfipe. A fr'nll I, ne of Brann ««•>(!•. Engine Trimming*. 4< -nd Oil Flx- Piimps and Pump Repairs, Oiw turen. SHOP OPPOSITE POST OFFICK OM FOlIttTH HTRBRT 50 SCHOOL GLOAKS !! to 1O Years. FIBST CLASS GARMENTS I Your Last Opportunity To Vurcnase a. Good Cloak at Less Than the Cost to the Manufacturer. New Prints, New Ginghams, Sheetiop, Shirtiop, Ticks, Deokic. o / / j Finest Stock Black l?r©ss Goods in Sterling/ "VSB f*rf -Saved -on -every -yard ^)f ^Black V4&IU and Colored Silk. We are the Cheapest (Dry Goods Store in Whiteside County. Goods all Jfew. MOld Stock. - ' Best in the World i BUITERICK'S PATTERNS ! Best in the World. N. CARPENTER & CO. A Woman'* I>l«eovery. "Another wonderful discovery ha been made and that too by a lady in this country. Disease fastened its clutches upon her and f»r seven yean she withstood iU severest teats, but he vital, organs . were undermined and death seemed Imtpinent. For three months she coughed Incessantly an could not sleep. She bought of ua . bottle of Dr. King's New Discovery fo Consumption and wan ao much relievec on taking first dose that 'she slept al night and with one bottle hag been miraculously cured. Her name is Mrs Luther Lutz.'V Thus write W.O Ham rick & Co., of Shelby,-N. C—G«t a free trial bottle at Strickler & Booraes Drug Store.' ••..;-•,. ° 'Just, the Same M Millionaires. A fashionable craze among men ol small means IB to have a bank account and to make all payments by.check. The savings banks ordinarily do not permit deposits to be drawn out by checks, and when money is taken from the institution the pass book haa to be presented to the cashier, and most of the national banks of this city require $500 to be placed In their hands before they will open a current account. A few of the larger institutions require a. deposit of from $1,000 to: $5,000. The banks stipulate that the deposit shall never be leas than the sum they require to open tho account, but this rule Is not enforced In all banking institutions. The deposit of f WW ia in some of tbe small Institutions not enforced, and very often If the accounts could be seen the balance to the credit of the depositor is only a few dollars. "Payments by che«k are tho safest way of settling any account," said a cashier of a bank to a reporter. "If you give a man a check ho must indorse it before he can pet. the money, no that you always have his receipt. Then the money is paid by the bank to some responsible person, so that the payment con always be proved by tracing how the money was paid. Should a check be lost payment can always be stopped. "—New York Mail sad Express. To Keep Plants la Winter. A new principle for keeping plants through the winter without artificial heat was recently shown at Regent's park. London, with tho plunta grown in them hist winter. The essence of the invention is that all light and heat shall previously pass tnrough a shallow layer of water. The water is found to exercise great control over temperature, protecting plants entirely from frost in winter and from excessive direct heat in summer. The application Involves no difficulty: In the case of a garden frame a sliding "water light," about three Inches deep, is made to flt over tbe frame containing the plants, the only difference from a glass light being that it holds water and U always jjOiio«l lu * Oat position. Tha depth of water generally kept la tis« tank is »botit two laches) 1m trammer and winUx and half the depth la cpr&g axed Push the dam subscriptions. THE KEV. GEO. H. THA?KK, of Hour bon,Ind.nays': "Bothmyselfan<!wlf« owe our lives to SitiLoirs cONstJH ION CUKE." 0. A. Oliver & Co. ' i This year will show more miles of railroad conitructed than ever before known in the United'Statea. THAT HACKING CO^GH can be so quickly cured by ShilohV Cure. We guarantee it. 0. A. Oliver & Co. 1 General business la improving throughout the United States. CATARRH CURED, nealth and swee breath secured, by SbUoh's Catarrh Remedy. Price 60 cents. Nasal Injector free. O. A. Oliver & Co.' i Foggy and frosty this morning. Hldeotu In Every Galse. Whether it be the beat known form, chills and fever, or elae bilious remittent; double ague pr-ague cake, is that abominable disorder/ involving the liver, the bowels and the kidneya, known aa malaria, Every complaint classified under this generic, j though erroneous appellation, is destructive vt the nervous syatem. but la; unhappily, not to be subdued, or even checked, by the use of ordinary nervines, febrifuges or tonics. There Is, however, prompt relief and ultimate cure to be found in Hosteller's Storaaob Bitters, foremost Hmoiig the . proprietary remedies of America, and widely known in other lands. Not only diseases' born of miasma, but rheumatic complaints, superinduced by exposure in bad weather, inherited or incurred debility of the kidneys or bladder, dyspepsia and an irregular condition of bowels* are curable—nay, certain'to be cured by this deservedly esteemed and professionally santioned corrective. : ' ' • mwf Tbe office of the State printer, Springfield, baa .been destroyed by fire. f A positive guarantee Is given by the manufacturer Of Dr, Jones' Red Clover Tonic that a CO cent bottle of this remedy contains more curative properties than any dollar preparation. It promptly cures all stomach, kidney and liver troubles. For sale by 0. A, Oliver. . Belva I^ckwood caodidtoy foe didnt jot • TC>*«. U talking of her aad f«t the FOH 25 OKKTS get Kemp's Liver Pill for Torpid JLlver, for Constipation, fo the Complexion. A. R. Hendiicks. 3* Hurry up matters; spring is not fa off. • For lame back, side BhiloVs Porous Plaster. O. A, Oliver & Co. 1 or chest, us Price 25 cents The plans and specifications for the new city building • are here OOUOH and Oonsumpton Cure Is sold by us on a guarantee. ' cures Oonjjumption. O. A. Oliver vO. 1 . The spring will show activity £ere Cnour, WHOOPINO OOUOH and Uron cbitia immediately relieved by Shiloh' Cure. O. A. Oliver &Co. 1 •• All should have stout heart; th near future ia bright with promise. SLEEPLESS NIGHTS, made miserable DT that terrible cough, Shitoh's Cure is the remedy for you. O. A. Oliver t The new .addition to Sterling has been disposed of rapidly. Many: houses will go np there this «eason. ' Bneklen'* Arnica Hmlve. The beat salve in the world for Cuts Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum , £<w«8°»». Tetter, Chapped Hands. Chjlbjalns, Corps, and all, Skin Eruptions, and ppstlVBly cures Piles, or no pay.required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or .money refund&- 0 '£fto* ^ fonts per box. For sale byS trickier & Bporse. Sterling must grow; the elements are au here and conditions moat favorable. "The beat on earth" can truly be said of Grisrg's Glycerine Salve— * speedy cure for ctl'ts. brudaes, scalds, burns, sores, piles; tetter »nd all skin erup- ions. Try this wonder healer. 26 cts. Guaranteed. O. A. Oliver & Co. Remember those country public watering troughs as soon as the 8prin« Pl>ens. .The Verdict Un«nlmon«. W. D. Suit, Druggist, Bippus, Ind., »stines , "I cau recommend JElectric jitters aa the very best'remedyJ Every bottle sold baa given relief in every case. ' One man took six bottles and ngmedlciael have ever handled in my 20 years' experience, is Electric JBit- «rs." Thousands of others lata added their testimony, so that the verdict is unftmoui that Electric Bitters do curs aU dUeasea of the JJver, Kidneys or Blood. -Only a half dollar a bottle ut Strickler '&, Boorses JDrug Store. Men driving hones should be care- ul to protect them with biaakbta if •hey- hitch them in the open air. IHILOB'S VTTALIZER is what yon need or Constipation, Loss of Appetite. Diz- tne«« ttqd »1J symptoms of bys&cpsi* rice 10 and 76 ceuU per bottle. cpsi O/A. Dixon t»Uc» rejoice OTW the milk t». The pnnkfth of India is a long, narrow fan, suspended by cords from the ceiling; attached to it IB another cord which flnda Ita way outside through a convenient hole in the wall or window frame. For the magnificent sum of three annas (six cents) the hopeful punkah-wallah sits ontslda nnd fills the room with soothing, sleep producing breezes for the space of a day or night by a constant see-sawing motion of tho string. . Few Europeans are able to sleep at night or exist during the day without tho punkah-wallah's services tor at least nine months In the year. The slightest negli- e-ence on bis psjt at mglit Js sufficient to summon the sleeper lostanter from the uujd pi: dreams to. the stern reality that the dusky Imp outside baa himself dropped off to Bleep. A pardonable imprecation, delivered in loud, threatening tones; or In the case of a person vengefully inclined, or once too often made a victim, a stealthy visit to the open" door, a well aimed boot, and the pendulous punkah again swings to and fro, banishing the newly awakened prickly heat and fanning the recumbent figure on the charpoy with grateful brnerts that quickly send him off to sleep ftgaln.—Thoinoa Stevens in Outing , nVTAHSiLL & Co., aa above. E. B. FAOEY & CO PLUMBERS, STEAM & GAS H AVE NOW IN THEItt EMPLOY MR, JOHN BUCKLEY BUCKLEY, WAITER A. FACET, *!ttAJr*BOt In the' In case ~'° IW8 re prepared to make contract* and furnlali mat? Si H.rXi 11 ? 1 ' r l umb '"?.BteWSndoSs ing line, and ke«p In stock Iron, lead and ' 00 ^ P« n !P 9 .*c-,&«.; na p work la a natlalactory manner anu ^'work and mate-rial as represented. f. K. FACKV, who has been In buslnese here .most cotit nuously fortue last ihlrty-twoyearV fill superintend the work, Mis quallfloutuns aa mechanic are too well known fiJneed <Z* 8HOF AT THE OI<D 8TASI> : ACEY BLOCK. STEBLIN0, ILL I^ine IVo. 1. HAS HTARTED A - ,,-,-JirBdto do all Kinds oj household goods and pl*noa t Honor Jeiuuou's grocery, ° - —* [3UNNINO LV A : tb« ci LIIVE. THREE WAQON8 H AVE YOUR BOOK? BOUND AT THJ3 QAtBTTS BINDERY,

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