Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on March 18, 1897 · Page 7
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Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois · Page 7

Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, March 18, 1897
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Wn»OJ«*-F.D. s98W*»-A, M. B* •HM,B*nM*. ^ Us? fm»—H. 0, WRrtew, i, W. A. H*U. >y«—W. B. OerHi, J' J8OOKPALtS OF1TIOBB8. „ R.I&I*!teh, ' • (Hart— B.t). Wliit«M, , I,, Sheldon, iter—T. A. Woman. „-™_«i~W. A. Hall. • Street Strpt.™JofcnK»<I«a. «re Department—A. O.Sttnlsy. dneer-~W. O. Holbroofc; Oowrol«8ioner—Dr, B. 1,, Do*, ty Rlectrlotftn—O. A. I/otfenrall. SyOoltesioi—B,0. Winters. innou—Flrrt Wftfd, A. B, Titus, H. N. *HHMurf; Second Ward. W. B. OortlB. B. H, Weod»; Tbird Ward, A. B. Goodell. tL L. At- lick falls ProfesM Men, Attorney!. . H. L BHBUDOR, WHITE! & SHELDON, iiri •'•';Goo|isellofs at MM, MOQ«T LoitQed on He»l Mies Keen Sturtevaat, of Prophets '•yn, is in Rock Falls visiting the Y mwaea Eva 'and Emma Sturtevant, in f* the First ward. V 'A. M. Batcheller and "family are * down with the grip. Mr. Batcheller is 'if, oow just able to walk' about, while i'" Archie IB confined to the'bed. s , C George Babcock was down home _ '(. {$aged to work fan a farm twelve miles f f north of the.river for the season. fc£ The .valuable sick coach horse which p IX W. Oliver; had in 1 Bock Falls from '" ; , the farm, is much better and he was •~ * led out home to Montmorency Thursday afternoon. P Deacon Arey comes back from his inter's visit in Pennsylvania with al' renewed . youth. He likes the ; climate but does not go much on-the v;farming land.;; . > 1y, Mrs. J. 0; Wagley has gone to see J^'hec daughter, Miss Bessie, in Humbolt, i^/Iai She will stay about two weeks. ^Before she returns she 1 may .visit a ^•brother in Tama county. •' fl, Charlea Sumner and family are mov- >/'log to their house 7and lot in Como, they purchased last fall. Mr. wUlcontinue to follow truck •';'"• gardening and small fruit business, £$ ' A short time ago one of the horses of Hoffmon ran a' nail in one of feet. Lock jaw followed in due '.tsdurae ortlme and the animal was kill: J^£d Thursday morning to end its misery '•-'The river is free from Ice with the of a field of about three acres 1 *jfcboyiB the bridge which is fast on one f f (of the piers. This field extends to a ||'point nearly fouching the railroad Abridge. :.-' .-;; • ; . Jacob Hoffman willlput up a wind for Joseph Pechtl.on the Dr, Mor- The tower will be the tallest Bixoa avenue. In order to get it ]§:fibovejthe trees the tower w_ill_be fi fty i^lfeet high, It will be rflade brwood, U~ : Ed Woman expects to start for the .West about the first of April. There more activity .to be found in' the asfc and he longs for it. There is also ore work to,be foundjalong $he line ie works at, that of painting. There also several jobs waiting for him in opted home. ' ichard are covering the old tumble down brew- with large signs. This, the people cross the bridge appreciate, for be old place is an eye sore.- Covering Old thing with painted eigps is the ;l beat.thipg tq, touching a lighted to the property. , .don "Richard Arey baa received a from the East, saying that one of brothers, wholiv|d in Salem, Maas., dead and buried a few days ago. dead brother visited the deacon winter. . JOutof a family of ten are left but the deacon and one f brother in Rochester, N, Y. , Hugh Wright has been quite ill T home on Bush street^ since jteday morning. In going out doors early morning she fell. She waa by Mrs,' MoBihany, and with «rs carried into the house. A doc- was summoned; ajao her son, Jo- Wright. . Grip is thought to be cause of her sickness, tofeasor and Mrs. H. G. Healy, of l&x Ef pids, Ja., spent Thursday with ,'Q, Winters and family. Mr. Healy professor and part owner of the r Baplda Business College, and is $W hew of Mrs. Winters, The PJTO- iteijier ^reports that Carl Winters is get- Slong nicely with his studies at the :e, The Professor aud Ms wife & thsiv w«y home from Miljedge- gfeore they went to att^ud toe fu- ef Heury Werdeu, tbe father of 1), Mnrlir», of want- slso to look after his furm which Is In the vicinity of Perry. W. B. and J, S, Browa have returned home from the E&afc, having dispoeec of three car loads of horses ranch quicker than they usually do. Mr. arfd Mrs. William Kimmel, of Olxon, have been spending s few days With their old neighbors, Mr, and Mrs. William Early in Montmorency. Among the visitors' to the Teachers' Institute Saturday was Miss Tattle teacher in Lee county, daughter of Prof, and Mrs. W. T, Tuttle, of Sterling. , ' John Hubbard, who lately moved on the Art Golder farm in Montmorency, had some sort of a stroke a day or. two ago and fell while carrying in the house a bucket of coal. A physician was called and he is now somewhat better. Marshal Hall says the tramps are beginning to make their appearance again. He had slx£Sunday, four Sat nrday night and four the night before that. They all claim to be from Chicago and are going west. Bock Falls does not house them during nights, The Woodmen of Montmorenoy are planning to have a public mock initia tlon in the near future. -It will be held held in Woodmen Hall. The farce will indeed be a funny one and .well worth going miles to see. It will be found there is more truth than an outsider imagines in the comedy. Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Fluck expect to move from their farm in Hume to his place in the flrst ward in Sterling near his stone quarry, next week. It was at this quarry that they labored for many years in ' the olden times and many of.the,.Qldest_bullding8 in that city wero-built-on-foundation quarried out of this quarry. For many years back he and his family have been on their Hume farm. CITY OFFICIAL ASPIRANTS. Three Woald-bo Mayors, Many Aldermen, Keturas Not all In. The race for the city officials will be a free for all one this year. Thus far there are three candidates for Mayor: Robert L. Leitch, Truman Culver and Ward. Lincoln. For Aldermen, none have shown up in the first ward. Can it be there are none who wish the office? In the second ward there are, at least, three and probably there will be more. The three are: "Bub" Sthare, Jacob Frank and John Dickson. In the third ward there are three who. will ; pit themselves againstieach other ^JB.^AjJilacomb^er, Will Palmer, and B. L. Atkins. There are others who are being talked of as well. ' , ; •' _" : -'. • ; . r ••' . A Valuable Canine. which is worth its weight in gold. V A case of his almost human knowledge happened a day or two ago. ,Mr. Eberly and the' dog came across the bridge and, when near this side, Mr. Eberly discovered that he had lost one of his mittens. He IB a fleshy man and did not feel like walking back after it, so he showed the dog the one mitten, let him smell of it and then told him to go back and hunt the other one. The dog struck off and when near the other end of-the_brldge,.found a: man who had found the mitten and was carrying it in his band. The dog jumped, at the mitten; the man could not divine whqt was the matter with the dog, and he was followed and worried " by .the dog until Mr, Eberly was reached. Inquiries followed and he was told be had the mitten that was lost. Of course, it was returned. The finder of the mitten said the dog was worth any amount of money. .' . ; ' \ • An Blotting Corner. The corner near Coe, & Van Sant's was an exciting one Saturday afternoon for a short time. A runaway horse coming across the bridge, attached to a buggy, made things lively while on that structure, but just as they reached Coe & Van Sant'e they further frightened a team olhorees belonging to a farmer and which had juat broken the tongue of the buggy to which they were hitched while the owner was turning them around. This -new feature coming upon them BO suddenly niade a lively scrimmage for the by- atandere to hold them; but no other damage was done. This act also frightened another horse and it began running, A lively corner it was for awhile. A Young Sou at Walla Walla, D.,W, Oliver, of Montmorenoy, wae in town Tuesday and said he had three hildreaaud never saw one of them. This may seem strange aa he is not jlind, neither has he ever been blind, JChe puzzled reporter asked for explanations and found it was true for one was born since he last saw his wife, See? A telegram came to him a few days ago from Walla Walla, Waeh., Baying he waa the father of a fine son, born .011 the eleventh met, Mre. Oliver went West a few mouths ago and s vieitiug her parents. • D. W. is vwy anxious to ate this son and heir for tae otber two children ar£ girls. {)»ir» Thnt*d«y ftftfrnoon r from the denes of Hon.,!, W, White. He .had been at Hon. White's on business ftnd about E o'clock he mounted hi? horse to go away. The animal was a viclon* one and as he mounted, the horse reared almost perpendicularly and then shot forward and kicked in a vicious manner. This threw the rider to the ground and striking his head on the back, on the frozen ground producing concussion of the brain. H« was carried in t.he house of Mr* White and Mbrrill summoned. The horse was caught and taken to the stable of E. W. Dow. which. Is near by. An attempt was made by Mr. Dow, later, to take the animal out, bu) the horsa kicked so bad that Mr. Dow was glad enough to let him have free access to the stable. • Mr. Craddock was badly shaken up and complains of severe pain in one of his hips, and his head. He has not recovered yet, at noon today/ full eon- 8CioaBne8Br__The''pWcipiT r ftatufiinls the loss of memory although it is thought that it is coming slowly back to him. The doctor thinks it will be some time before he can. be moved home. Mrs. Craddock is In Mississippi for her health. His children in Tampico have been notified. THE FARMERS' INSTITUTE. Mnny Farmori In Montmoroncy Meet In Council Wednesday. A largo number of the farmers, of Montmorency, gathered in the Montmorency Woodmen Hall Wednesday to talk over the advlslbility of organizing a Farmers' Institute. Wherever these meetings are being held much good is being derived from them. The session was one lasting all bors wera present and served refreshments at noon .to the hungry men who had the cash to plank down. The meeting was called to order and Christopher Miller, Supervisor, of the town, was elected Chairman of the meeting and John Golder Secretary The day was spent in general talk on farm interests and also the advisibllity of organizing a permanent Farmers' Institute. It was decided to hold a meeting on' the second Tuesday in June to effect a permanent organlza tlon. The meeting was a very harmonious one and all felt that the session had been productive of much good. HE FELL DOWN STAIRS. And Dislocated- an Elbow and fractured it ones In Arm and Leg.' DrrJrtrrMorriH was™called^to~the Hueter home southeast edge of town, Tuesday afternoon, -to attend young Huster, a boy about seventeen years old., ItTreeniH'tbat the'bojrgotrup^lrr-the night before to go dawn stairs to get "a drink of water. He somehow fell at the top and rolled to the bottom. A physician was not called as the people should have done until in the afternoon and by that time the swelling was eo great in the injured members that it was hard to find out the extent of the Injury.' One of the elbow joints was found to be dislocated, and the doctor thinks there must be a fracture also in one of the arm bones. One of the knee joints is swelled considerably, sojnucb. so that the patella can-not be felt. The doctor thinks that small bone must be fractured also. The lad is in very bad shape, and suffering great pain. ELOCUTIONARY CONTEST. BXoutmorency -Pupllg \\V11L Contest for Frizes March 10. The best pupils in elocution.from the schools in Montmorency will contest for prizes in the Montmorency church Friday evening March 19. This alone will be a very fine program, but the teachers who have it in charge willhave other pleasjng attractions, among them being the Sterling High School Quartette. This quartet has been engaged to be present and sing some of their beat songs. There will be four prizes jiven, two prizes to the best speakers over twelve years of age and two prizes to the best speakers under twelve years of age. ' . A Stone o( lutereat. ' Doc Boynton showed a stone to the STANDARD mau that has a tale attached to it. The stone itself is a br$in coral turned into etoue, and is flat and .s about eight inches in diameter. Mr. Boynton says the stone was given him Captain Long, a eea captain, who ias sailed into nearly every port in the world. The $tone was picked up in ;lie bottom, of a tunnel by himself, run* ilng; under Ithe'sea at Hsyti,- This luonel or cave is said to have been explored some four pr five milea It ap- aeara to have been made by handstand lot a natural one, but by what prehia- ;oric race it can not bn learned, for in all the many things done by the racea ong ago no tunnels were ever discovered to have been mkde by them. Some Mnk tho tunnel tmee connected Ilaytl ,o Cuba, regular steps lead down to it 'rora the Hsyti side of it. Mr srsii Mi 1 *. F, W. Jy *nr*rtaln*»! ahnnf sixty «>f fh*ir friends from Rock Fills Wp*Jn«*»dfty night at their pretty horns east, of town a DsiJe, at a 7 o'clock tea. Upon the entrance of the guests each was given a pasteboard watch. The time of day on each lady'8 watch was different, but there was one to match it given a gentletaan. The task of mating time pieces produced much mirth. When ail had secured their partners they were led to the dining room where they were soon seated around small tables and an elegant tea was served. This was done with the assistance of Misses Cora and Elizabeth Coe and Mrs. Lara Ooltman, While they were sitting at the tables, names of Illustrious people, flctltious and otherwise, were pinned on.the backs of the guests. These were to be guessed by the remarks made about the people by others around. Rev. H. A. Kern was a good while guessing the name on his back, which was Annie Rooney. L. 0. Thome easily guessed his name—President MeKinjey^E.^ R. ing that the illustrious name flaunting on his back was Queen Victoria. After an hour 01 two in social chat and fun, the company departed for their homes, delighted with the gener our hospitality of Mr, and Mrs.. Wheeler. ' t _ •. • • . . Y. M. C. A. COMMITTEES. Appointed by President Coy and Confirmed by the Board. The Board of Directors of the Y. M. OH A. met Thursday night in the Association rooms. The President, Eoyal C. Coy, read his list of committees which he has appointed. Devotional Committee: D. 0. Coe, H. L. Sheldon, E. R. Hopkins. Music Committee: Lester Wetzell, Finance Committee: A. J. McNeil, C. L. Hubbard, Rollo Halstead, R. L. Leitch, J, L. Newton. Membership Committee^ W. B.'Era mons, S. T. Shirley, W. A". Jamison, H. N. Foltz, L. L. Emmons, Jr., > Reception Committee: E. L. Adams, Will Long, George Page. Other com mittees will be appointed later. . These committees as appointed by President Coy were confirmed by the Board. . Application cards for membership will be printed at once and will be placed in the hands of the Membership Committee : ;» Montmorency. » Little Van Jenkins is spending the week with her aunt, Mrs. John Golder. John Hubbard,who has been danger ous'ly ill, is,4niproving. . r-The Mi-W.-A.-wiU give an-entertaln^ ment entitled, "Nests Burlesque Ritual", at the hall Wednesday evening, March 24. Fred Bingham, of Clinton, la., came help Mr. Hewitt on the farm the coming year. . ,.•' A. L. Titus and daughters, Nellie and Ethel,vlsited Saturday and Sunday at the home of C. E. Titus . near Harmon. • C. M, Hewitt was sick several days last week. ; Jonathan Long, who has been the guest of relatives in Montmorenoy for the past few weeks, will return to his home in Chicago this week. At the Teachers'Institute in Rock Falls -Saturday, W. H. Scottr of-our town read a very interesting paper on -"Hints to Young Students." An entertainment and basket social will be given at the McWhorter school house on Friday evening, March 26. the proceeds to be used^for the benefit of the school. All ladles requested to bring baskets with supper . for two. Everybody cordially invited, Miss Mabel and Roy Woods attended an elocutionary lecture in Sterling Monday evening and were |the, guests over Monday with their grandma, Mrs. McWhorter. The farmers of Montmorency township met at the M. W. A. Hall on Wednesday of last week.' Supervisor C. Miller was made Chai.rmanjand John Golder Secretary. The various subjects on farming were discussed, much in- Interest being taken in the corn fodder question. Lewis Ulm and Philip Scott seemed to te best posted on potato uiture and both exhibited some fine specimens. Mr. Ashling showed a sample of the sorghum which he made last fall. They decided to meet the second Tuesday in June to organize a Farmer's Club. / Mies Luella Heaton attended the Teachers' Institute in Rock Falls and was entertained at the home of Mies E.Grace Mann, It has been found necessary to change the date of the contest from Friday evening, March 19 to Saturday evening, March 20. The Sterling, School Quar- ;etta will be present andj furnish the music. It wilt be held at the church. Lewis lye 10 cents at C. E. Bailey's. "Everything cheap for cash at 'C.*E. Bailey's. Good flour for $1.00 at C. E. B&Uey'a. Did you see those flan C. E. Bailey THE Sterling Has Ever Seen. Beginning March 12 and Continuing to March: 31. A Store Full of Spring Goods. FRBSH, CLEAN STOCK. Ready for the People. From Hooks and Handkerchiefs to Rugs, Carpets, DRESS GOODS. Call and see for yourselves. E. . DAVIS. We are celebrating our Eighth Anniversary with a GRAND OPENING of* Dress Goods Novelties, comprising the latest weaves in Miiretta Cloths, French Coverts* Etamines, Granite Cloths, ,French Cre: pons, Drap' D'ete, Figured Mohairs in black and colors, Scotch Suitings, ranging in prices from soc to $1.00. Never were the styles so pretty and prices so low, ^ vited to inspect them. v A. L. HECKMAN. L. A. W. SHOP . . .AND. . i .. . 0 HEADQUARTERS, Flock & Davis, 116 West Third Street, STERLING, ILL. Real Estate, W. T. Gait & Go. Remember we are headquarters for Qood Groceries, Fruits, Vegetables. Also for Fresh BaltimoreffBuIk Oysters, Solid Meats, only age. per quart. OVER & SEIDEL. THE G-BOGBB&

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