Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on February 1, 1888 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois · Page 3

Publication:
Location:
Sterling, Illinois
Issue Date:
Wednesday, February 1, 1888
Page:
Page 3
Start Free Trial
Cancel

TEE EVENING GAZETTE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 188*. Evening Gazette. BARGAINS! Cloaks, Shawls, THS Rvsr«nrm OATHTTI? ran be hart »t newsstands. Price TWO oairr». WEDNESDAY. FEB. I, SOC1ETIK* AMD AMCHKMEXT* TO-SI«HT. Hook and Eye social at the Baptlat church. Regular meeting of Sterling Chapter, No. C7, Royal Arch Masons. Full attendance requested. BRKTITIES. Dress Goods, .*. ,% **. .% •*, Blankets, * Bed Comfortables, «*» *% »*« «*• —Mrs. Charles Cochran Is quite ill. —Chronological: Today is the anniversary of the secession of Texas, In 1861. —Some one tells us that skylarks are around and that that is a sign of spring approaching. _ A. number of members of theLuta- eran Sunday school went out to Theodore Trouth's last night. While there they discussed Sunday school matters. —The continuance of fog for three days' at this [season is something worthy of record. As we go to press it still continues, and frost still covers the trees and telegraph and telephone wires. —The thermometer for the past three days haa not run down lower, at any time than : l8 above zero, and after the extreme cold weather that has visited us for so long time, thl» sort of atmosphere Is pleasant indeed. —The fog of this morning was denser, even, than that of Monday or Tuesday. It waa suggestive of those that hang, about the walls of the Gulf Stream, or that visit the New England coast from time to time. —John Grady, a brakeman on the train of which Mike Kael Is engineer, had two fingers of his right hand crush- •Mr. Hause captured an estray horse and cutter last night, near his stable. Some time later, Mr. Jacob Book, of Empire, came in and claimed the property, stating that the animal had run away and thrown him out, just this side of Empire. —Brakeman J. Stakes, on the Northwestern road, had his arm badly broken aud his back injured at Clinton this morning at 4 o'clock, by the colliding of a switch engine and a freight train. He was on top the cars and jumped off receiving Injuries, as stated. —Mrs. Anna Pf ulb haa received a big assortment of dried California fruits from her daughter' Mrs. Ed. Cushing living in California and put up by herself. They are in excellent condition and certainly reflect credit upon the housewifely skill of the lady. —A party of about twenty couples gathered at the hpuse of Mr. Thomas Williams last evening and enjoyed themselves dancing until a late hour this morulng. Refreshments were served during the evening and all unite in saying they had a pood time. —Messrs. D;Lr Miller & Co.-have sold their livery property, horses, sleigh's, &c., to Albert Flschel, banker, of Pittsfield,Ills. Mr. Reefer will for the present manage the business, and Mr. Flschel.lt Is rumored, may remove here, after sixty days. —A.word more concernlngthat natural gas enterpsise. WGateV^. may be said, it does speak volumes forthelr enterprise and the public' spirit when they will Invest money upon a thing of this sort. The stockholders in this company are not boys,—nor are they sporting men, or gamesters, but sober, reflective business men, who love their community and wbo seek Its good. Believing it to be their duty to do all they K^nit Underwear, Toboggan Caps, »•* ** Legglns, Hosiery, •** *•* *** Gloves, •*. Mitten ed last night. Dr. Crandall amputated both the crushed members.. He was near Round Grove at the time. Mr. Grady has relatives living south of Rock Falls. —A fog is a menace to ships at sea, so It has proved disastrous to railroad men. Besides the death of the two men at Rock Island Junction last night, a brakeman was killed yesterday at Clinton, two men were killed near Freeport, there waa a caboose crushed at Sterling yesterday rooming, and other minor accidents in the past twenty-four hours. —To-morrow is Candlemas day, or feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary. It Is commemorative of the presenting of Mary with her child at the Temple In obedience to the Mosaic law which required mothers to present their newly bdrn children to the priest within the temple, there to offer a sacrifice. On this day, candles are blessed In the Catholic churches of this and other countries. —The High Old Time Comedy Company played last night to a rather smaH audience. The trouble with this company was that the people knew nothing of Its merits, and they are slow to patronize a show with which they are unacquainted. Its performance on Monday night was not of that exceptionally high order which would advertise It sufficiently to call out a crowd on the following night. Last night's performance was equal In merit to that of tha evening before. —Following is the report of the Whiteslde county Infirmary, as made by Superintendent F. M. Barnum, for the month of January: Present Jan. 1:2 males and 80 females; since admitted 6 males and 4 femalel; discharged 2 males: remaining at end of,month 20 males and 34 females, all white, and also one colored male there through the month, making In all 64 Inmates, the largest number that the GAZETTE has ever made record of, we believe. —We learn from the Fulton Journal that Archbishop Feehan has ordered Rev. Mr. Sullivan, pastor of the Oath Corsets, Bustles, Handkerchiefs, Mufflers, :». .». ••» •%—*** . . , olio church at Tamplco to report to him at Chicago; also that he baa ordered the church to be closed and the parsonage and furniture to be sold or rented. ?he Journal adda that a few yean ago ibis was one of the most flourishing Jatbolio churches in the county, but hat dissensions (have so divided the ihurch that' a majority do not attend or contribute to the priest's support. —Prohibition conference and mass meeting to be held In the Opera House In Morrison, 111., commencing Friday February 3d, 1888, at 2 "o'clock p. m., and continue until Saturday, including Saturday evening, under the auspices of the State Central committee of the Prohibition party. Everybody invited to attend. 'Among the speakers f roin abroad are General Singleton and Nathan Jewett and others. Home speakers are F. E. Andrews, 8. T. Shirley, 8. A, Maxwell, Fannie McCarnety Mai- lory, D. N. Foster, A. M. Hanson and others. - . can to advance the Interests of the two towns and believing that it is their duty to seek to find that which If discovered would bless every man, woman and child here, they took stock and have begun work. Their «hances are as good as those of arty similar companies any where, and many companies have been successful. We care not whether they are successful or otherwise, the gentlemen composing that company are entitled to the sincere thanks of Bll our people for their subscriptions. If earnest wishes, hopes and prayers will avail, they can be sure of ours all the way through, and with every foot of boring, we shall look with ardent eyes for the appearance of - that- matchless gas,, .which, discovered, will bring wonderful prosperity to our people. —Last night there occurred on the Northwestern road west pf S erling one of those unaccountable tragedies which despite best government do visit railroads now and then. At about 11:15 o'clock last night a two-section stock train was coming this way, when as the engineer of the rear train was entering a cut near Rock Island Junction the engine of the rear train came up with the caboose of the head train. Supposing It had stopped (supposing, we say, for It had not, bat the rear train had accelerated speed) and that he would telescope the head train, (it was very foggy at the time) the engineer bade the fireman and a stockman who were in the cab to jump, and also jumped himself, first reversing bis engine. The other two had au awful fate. Springing oat upon a sloping bank, they fell backward, rolled under the train and were both killed outright. One of them, a stockman, from Gladbrook, Iowa, named Edward Kelly. He is a brother-in-law of John Mee, of this city. The other, the fireman, named Daniel Donovan, lived at Marquette, Mich. They need not have jumped, for the engine barely reached the caboo»e. The remains of the unfortunate men wers bi ought to Sterling, where none who saw them will be likely soon to forget the spectacle of their mangled forms. It is not for UB, unacquainted with the rules governing —Engineer Mathows well known here, who runs the Freeport night express, C. & N. W.;ran over a man some where on his route, the man being instantly killed. Yesterday he attended the inquest held at Chicago, and on his way back fell off from his epjrine having both his legs cut off. H« died this morning. —An eight-year-old youngter caught on to a bob sled driven by a 200 Ib. man this morning on Third Street and caught oft just about as soon, the driver having whipped up his horse, and that lad tumbled one complete somersault and half of another. When he got up, he was somewhat dazed, but began running after the bob sled now a fa'l block away, yelling as hard as he could, "Hold on there, hold on there I yer dassent try that ag'in." The ludl- crousness;of this chick of a child pursuing an over-grown man with fight expressed In his little smooth face is better Imagined than described. —Nature can put on beauty when she tries real hard, and she did put forth last night one of her very best efforts, revealing to the gaze of mortals here with the morning light an exquisite display of ice crystals, which assuming the form of tiny needles gar- nttured the trees thick as their foliage In summer season. The pines and other evergreens In the early dawn were especially beautiful, being gray in color, yet sending out flashes of diamond brilliancy. These Icy needles, too, covered the sidewalks so thickly in places as to suggest a light snow fall. This huge appearance of Jack Frost with the widespread snow mantle and long pendant icicles from roofs of houses suggested the couplet 0 how canst thou renounce the boundless store of charms Which Nature to her TOtary yields? If the tropics exceed us in wealth of foliage and luxuriance of flowers, they are strangers to the occasional phenomena offered during the winter season by the freaks assumed by his majesty the Frost. A conflict for possession. When your system becomes disordered do not let disease take possession. Take St. Patrick's Pills at once. They act promptly, cure costiveriess and biliotis disorders. They ward off disease and tone up the whole system. Btrickler & Bcorse. . tf Dr. LBader.of Fulton,'Kan., says: "I have been practicing medicine for 47 years. Many times I have prescribed Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and do not believe it has an equal In the market'. It la a certain cure for coughs, colds and hoarseness. It la a splendid expectorant It contains no opium, chloroform or any injurious substance. 50 cents per bottle. Sold by Strlckler & Boorse. tf Great awakening at Broadway M. E. church, 87 PEOPLE'S COLUMN, BT-We will Insert three lines In this - umn one time for 10 cents, or for 40 cents a week. Each additional line will be 6 cents a single Insertion, or 16 cents a week. FOB BKBiT. F URNISHED ronms, with convenience! for beating, and board, at Mrs Krelder's, on 2d arenne, between 4th and 6th streets. tf iiKSIDENCE ol E.W. Kdson and the star* IV room under Farwell Hall, Apply_t« J, A, McCune. « •piONT sleep out of doors when yon can get a U comfortable house for Irora six to seven dollars per month, of F. B. Hubbard. H_ O FFICES torrent In Bell block, being desirable, and finished In elegant shape. Apply to J. B. Bell & Bon. tf YOB HALE. H OUSRand flve acres ofland for sale, or exchange, on reasonable terms. Haskell & Bush. '. . °» f\ OOD light bob-sled »nd a democrat wagon. Of Enquire at this office tl A LE Brewery and fixtures for sale. George K. Kogors, Sterling, Ills. Address, U WILD WAVES ARE AND At ACTTJAJ- COST for the cert IB dp-ru, at Fuller's, Book Store, XKXT POWT OFFICE. o. jr. K*ek WAHTKO. ' PEOPLE at Broadway services, to-ulgbt. M E. Church Sterling Booming. Call on P. T. VanHorne for plans and specifications for all kinds ot buildings and cut of same. tf You need not go one step farther than the Boston Store for {anything in the world that is to be found in a dry goods store anywhere. You not only find a good assortment but you get goods at prices lower than the lowest anywhere else. Anyone who Is affected with Tetter, Salt Rheum or any Itching or smarting skin disease should try Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment. They will certainly never regret It. It is guaranteed to give satisfaction If sold by Strlckler & Boorse. tf The Boston Store sells goods at reasonable prices and it keeps in stock goods that are seasonable. People will always find bargains there,, every day In the year. W See the new ad of N. Carpenter & Co. tf " The books of Mrs. S. A. Harden have been left at the old business place, in charge of Miss Mary Milnes. All persons indebted will please call and settle Immediately. Mrs. S. A. Harden dwtf Pay YonrTwte*. Tax books for Sterling township are now open at Sterling National Bank. Parties are requested to pay their personal taxes on or before Feb. 20th. WM. A. CONNELLY, Collector. M ISS Alice Hoblnson will take a few pupils In piano Instruction. Miss Itoblnson has taken a full musical course with a siudent of Lelpsie Conservatoire, and will give close attention to technique and expression. Call at 202 west .7lh street, cor. B avenue. . Ml* , Office. tk« •*«•* The bacbnan, Buzzard. win take parties to and from Starling to Dr. PoJloek'i offio* jree of charge. I Prepared t» Farms, City Property ^Personal Property an BtockBofgooas For other Property CKO. W. IT IN BOOK I, ACADEMY OF HUSIC, Office open erenlngi. Do»e D«w* After •>«* per and Mlt bythc Opeas tlrmte anil let u Talk Bnnlmeasu T O trade, a three year-old Capo«l gelding, sound, and a good driver, for a young n are In foal. W. M. tilllon. ' « A YOUNG Jers*y bull. Address, giving ago and price, Joshua Anthony, Colela, Ills. A COMPETENT girl for general housework. Apply at 10 East Third street.. tt^ A COMPETENT girl. West Third street. MT8.L.E. Brookfleld, .YOUR HAT, SI&TER., s a B THAT B < )Y from 8 to 12 years old to live with family In the country until he Is 21. A good home with school privileges. Apply at this office. U -F1KAKCIAI* I HAVE 12000 to loan on city or farm proper I ty. Edward C. Underwood. tf JL.OHT. U N the Pennington road leading to the Post Office, a lady's trimmed hat, with a small remnant ot blue velvct, wrapped In paper. The finder will he suitably rewarded by leaving the same at the Gazette office. the running of trains to harshly criti- cise, yet we are constrained to express infinite surprise that In so foggy a night two trains should be permitted to run so close tog«ther. We glean additional particulars concerning the terrible affair: , Roadmaster 'Lehman was called «p the first report having gone out that a wreck had occurred, but before he could leave for the scene the order was countermanded. Dr. Frank Anthony was alao requested to go down to the scene of the accident but this direction was also revoked The bodies were brought up here about And many other 'Goods to be sold very GHE&F FOR CASH To reduce stock be; fore invoicing. OAJLt SEE. —Who can tell what a small thing may bring about. A man left home yesterday without his overshoes, In an unwary moment his heels flew up and his head came down. And this happened .just as a man was coming up o whom he hada't spoken- for five ears, and his right leg came against hat man In such fashion that he, too, ame to the ground. Under the clr- umstancesthe "ice was broken" (figuratively; the literal loe showed no ravages, although both came down tip- on It particularly hard), and they spoke; each assisted the other in rising. They went down, town together, got a cigar, talked over old dlfferencaa, made 'em up >nd parted after an hour the best of friends. Had that man' pat on his overshoes he would not have, fallen. In all probability; and had be not f alienee had not made up with hlk former friend It Is not of ton that a fallaa man makes trtoaOs; or tint prida U «o »ubd4ied by »tall tkftt one o»Q tM foryivtrtf »nd one o'clock this morning, The engineer of the rear train No. 22, seeing the rear light of No. 20, the forward train close at hand, supposed it was stationary and that a collision was Imminent, hence his direction to jump. Coroner Donaldson came up on the Clinton passenger and made up a jury which viewed the remains. 3 Mr. Kelly while taking stock to Chicago, was a farmer. He was crushed from the shoulders up, and was a mangled mass about the neck and head and face; Mr. Donovan's head was severed and his trunk was divided asunder. The inquest was postponed until four-four this afternoon in order to enable the engineer of No. 22 to be present Mr. Kelly was about thirty -five yean of age and leaves a wife and four Mrs. Harden retained a large quantity of gloves, hosiery, corsets, cloaks and jerseys, when she sold her stock to Fiye & Davl*. This goods must be snld within 20 days and will be offered regardless of cost. 60 and 00 days given on these goods. • dwtf Fair Warning. The new dam will be built and all property In this city will advance at east 28 per cent with the coming ol Spring, therefore parties who have been thinking of Investing at Summit Place on Second avenue, are hereby notified that after Saturday, February 4,1888, the price of lots will be advanced to 8)25 and fell lots already subscribed lor must be securedlby getting contracts and making first payments this week. 67 lots sold. 100 QKO. W. CHAMBEKLIN, Agent A large stock of watches, clocks and silverware at Clark Glddings & Co's. Also they do fine watwh repairing, tl GjbCHRAXT SELLS THE BEST CIGARS —FOB THE— LEAST MONEY All Grades of AT LOWEST EATES. t POINTER FOR THE BOYS II SKATES! SKATES! SKATES! Notwithstanding Their (Rousing "Holiday Trade Have Still A Fair Assortment OT CLOAKSS- MUFFS STAPLE % FANCY INDEPENDENT THE CUTLERY, HARDWARE & STOVES Atjn oob t my new store on Third street,' opposite . Elsie's Merchant Tailoring establishment Lewis D. Wynn. children. He formerly resided here, .leaving Wblteslde 12 years ago for Iowa. His remains have been taken out to John Cunnlff s, 8 miles south, and the funeral will take place tomorrow at 11 o'clock, provided bla wife and children, who have b«en telegraphed for, and other relatives get here. Mr. Kelly was a renter and does not leave bis family very well provided for. Donovan was about 25 years old. The agent at Marquette was telegraphed for to know 11 bin wilt Uved there and what dUpoaiUon to make ot hi) remains. Hewaaan«w man oa tbla ; fe«QM, bat HtU« U known of Artists, please look at those new studies of children's heads, at Fuller's book store. 88 Have used Dr.Biglow's Positive Cure. In my family as a general cough medicine. One of my children was quickly relieved of a severe attack of croup by it. I cheerfully recommend It. H. L. COVELL, Grand Rapids, Mich. For sale by O. A. Ollfer. Hwre Lots) in First Ward. I now offer 8 more lota for sale at 800 each if taken this week. Oath. GKO. W. CHAMBEBLIN, Agt. V.K. Keener ' Has removed his bakery to Kutt's old stand on East Third street aad is prepared to furnish every thing In his line promptly and at reasonable prices. Boston brown bread, Bye and Indian bread and cream puffs on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Bye bread with carra- way seed, fine oake*, confectionary and fruit*. Oysters stewed in all styles, and sold by bulk or can. He hopes to receive a share ol your patronage. 100* ' Lot* t«r »*!«. I will offer lor a few~ days my remaining 4 iota in Park Place at a bar gain as I want to dispose ot them. Cal on GBC. W. CHAJtBsauu and learn Unas wad prioM. O. QO«H»T. At their Usual (Reasonable Prices. BEEHIVE 'GROCER/* Is the most Independent Grocery Houte la Sterling. We make our prices and tell GOODS SO LOW That prices utonlsh every one. All good* •old at the lowest liYlu« prices; no over-charging. A child can QUY GOO<LS At the BF.B HtVK as low a* a grown parson. Tbelargfst and fluent stock to select from; every thing fint-clasi. A large stock ot Flue Out, Rn« and Btnoklug TOBA.CCO'8 [ht before the recent advance*. Tb« BHI iVK customers got the benefit pi the tow- price* before Cue adrance. Jilarf* itock ot OUt Edge Our SKwk !• too l»«te Mdmn»* *« reduced at once. Wwimnty wit* ea*M 5.00 to 910 00 per Mtmth. CUT BATES CONTIKtTKD. CO., CHUt H«B*« Bloefc. WEIGHT & WILLIAMS, PLUMBERS. GiS i :SKIM FITTERS. Gome one, come all. This rock shall flea Prom its firm base As soon as yve. ,5n— C«»t» p»r Gallon. $o«k tjps, pure whl W, at 78 C*»t» EOCENE OIL Non ezploslre; the best oil sold In this markrt, at ai low price as Inferior oils aresolaelwwhera. Dont b- deceived and bay low test oils end ra> the rl»k ot being burned up,. Beraember ym bay the ' J ebbing tad H*t>alrUm Attended t*. lp«, Wood Peking, Sewer Pipe, 4<x Bsttmatei made oa Plumbicg, Bt««m * Oa* Job* Mr. B, F. WILLIAMS. Formerly with Win. McCun* ft Co.. attends to wood aua Iron pump Mttlng aud repairing. Mr. E, M. WEIGHT, Formerly with the Sterling Water Co.. give* his personal attention to all plumbing, stoam iaA gas contracts. , CUB LAM IP PALACJB Js complete with tb« Latest designs In Hailing. Stand and Bracket Laaap*. Borotra, C&lMiMT*, tHh ftiat* to suit tiw time*. Cull awl Mrt aag S&to BUat Ump an* KureU 8»6rtTy»lT», ^ work w»rrtB*d, T«o THE; MRLY BIRO KATCHiS THE WUiM. At Ib* BES HIVK. Snow Flake, Paragon, and Kansas WlnfrWneat: all KolMc P»h<nta and all Winter «T«»t; makes better and whiter bread; koepamotat longer than Spring W&eat Flour. A geuula* -" article to Poniuylnuila Juckwheat Hour ! 1 Ten thousand ponnds sold last w»soa; Blx thooaan'i pounds said so tar this mason. TU!s Bour has no eqoa) la ttus market; Is made by t be latent process ; patent hulled.; no black specka. A nao stock ot Canned and Qried Fmits. California Fndta of all kind** Tas aannins Down Bart MAPLE SUGAft! ott «*a s»re ttn to ~— tar* warts jrw» buy *jt tea •smst mam wxvm «t»»cB8pat.

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free