Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on March 18, 1897 · Page 9
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Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois · Page 9

Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, March 18, 1897
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$&^£*msr%& !t £**~^ J: -^^r^^^/ 5 ^ -f f Iffltwiraol 'feigiswir»-'w! B, Ctartls, J 1 Attwrasy— H, U SneSdon. Tnuaam— T. A. Woman. . A. H*U, OTilel Firs Department— A. 0. Stanley. «T Kfii&eer— Wt O. Holbroofc; . sslth Ootnnj'wriOner— I». B. ?* toow, City El«itr(s1iWi~-C, A. Ixjfterwall. Otty OeUeetot-B, O,Wtnt*«. BlwftrteMgbt Ooa«wt«r>~B. B. MSHM1. ' en~FlWt WMa.A. B. Titos, H. N. : Seoond Wturd, W. E, Onrtls. B. H, Third Ward, A. 8. Ooodell. S. L. At- »4 .<*" fa| Men, -Attorneyir *» W, WHIT*. WHITE! . H, L. 'BBB&DOK, SHELDON, at Law, r , L Money Loaned on Real Eitete, .'• ' •j£ ' '?., V Miss Keen Sturtevant, of Prophets is in Rock Falls visiting the 3808 Eva and Emma Sturtevant, in First ward. V 1 A. M, Batcheller and "family are down with the grip. Mr. Batcheller is now Juflt able to walk about,; while Archie la confined to the'bed. 'George Babcock' was down home Monday for a short time. He has engaged to^wfirk-bn a farpf^twelve^mllea nor£h of the-rlver for the season. ' The valuable sick coach horse which D. W. Oliver'had in' Bock Falls from the farm, is much better and he was ted out home to Montmorency Thursday afternoon.' I Deacon Arey comes back from his inter's visit in Pennsylvania with almost renewed youth. He likes the climate but does not go much on-the farming land.; .'. . . \ • Mrs. J. 0. Wagley has gone to see bee daughter, Miss Bessie, in Humbolt, •la! She will stay about two weeks, Before she returns she may visit a brother in Tama county. Charles. Sumner and family are moving to their house "and lot in Como, which they purchased last fall. Mr, will continue to follow truck small fruit business., ;. as * ' ' ' ..-—*?v , 'A short time ago one of the horses of ^ -Jacob Hoffmon ran a nail in one of '|*\ito feet. Lock jaw followed in due 'y- course of time and the animal was kill- >j' t ' The river is free from ice ' with. k the 5'-exception Of a field of about three acres 'above the bridge which is fast on one j«, <Ql the piers. This field extends to a i:"point nearly fb.uching the railroad '-Jacob Hoffman wiUJput up a wind |f Will for Joseph Pechtl.on the Dr, Mor- larm. The tower will be the tallest Dixon avenue. In order to get it the trees the tower will be fifty uieet'higb, It will be made of wood. Ed Woman expects to start for the West about the first of April, There more activity to be found in the *fc and he longs for it, There is also ore work to be found along the line works at, that of painting. ' There also several jobs waiting for him in adoptedjiome. '. & prichard are covering ,the st side of the old tumble down brew- ge signs. This, the people mhocrosa the bridge appreciate, for old place IB an eye sore/ Covering Old thing with painted signs IB the best.thipg to. touching a lighted atoh to the property. eon "Richard Arey haa received a from the East, saying that one of others, who Uv$d in Salem, Mass., and buried a few days ago, dead brother visited the deacon it winter. ;0ut of a family of ten are left but the deacon and one brother in Rochester, N. Y. Mra, Hugh Wright has been quite ill er home on Bush street ( oipce rsday morning. In going out doors the early morning she fell, She was fey Mrs, McElhany, and with irs carried into the house. A doc- was Bummoned, also her eon, Joh Wright, Grip ig thought to be of her sickness, . frofesaor and Mrs.. H. G. Healy, of > Rapids, la,, spent Thursday with Winters and family/ Mr. Healy jofesaor and part owner of the it Raplda Business College, and is of Wre.- Winters. The Pio- reports th^t Carl Winters ie get- nicely with his studies at the The/Professor and hie wife OB. their way home rVoui Miljedge- isrh^re they went to attend the f u- pf Henry Warden, the father of , F. 8*t«nftHor. 0*fflr*-~F,D. A.M. of ttie' Fesice-^E, O, Winters, John KOOKFA1A8OFF10BB8. f>. M<srtm, of Sterling went also to look after his farm which J« In the vicinity of Perry. W. B. and J. 8. Brown have returned home from the East, having disposed of three car loads of horses much quicker than they usually do. Mr, add Mrs. William KMmel, of Dixon, have been spending a few days With their old neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. William Early in Montmorency. Among the visitors' to the Teachers' Institute Saturday was Mis? Tattle, teacher {n Lee county, daughter of Prof, and Mrs. W. T. Tuttle, of Sterling. John Hubbard, who lately moved on the Art Golde'r 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 jappearance again, He had BixfiSunday, four Saturday night and four the night before that. They all claim to be from Chicago and are going weat. Rock Falls does not house them during nights. The Woodmen of Montmorency are planning to have a public mock initia tion 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 first 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 oldest buildings in that city.were—built -on-foundation rock quarried out of this quarry. For many years back he and his family have been on their Hume farm. CITY OFFICIAL ASPIRANTS. Three Mayor*,' Many Aldermen, Returns 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 thejirst 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 against each other: E. A. Macomber, Will Palmer, and R^L^Atklns. There are others who are being talked of as well. _____•_ '.'..- A Valuable Canine. Emanuel Eberly has a small dog which is worth its Weight In goldTT^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 aide, Mr. Eberly discovered that he had lost one of his mittens. .He is a fleshy man and did not feel like walking back after it, BO 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 bridge, 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 what was the matter with the dog, and ^e 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. ; ..'. -J^--. •• - An Kxcltlmr Corner. The corner near Coe, <fc Van Saut'fl was an exciting one Saturday afternoon for & short time. A runaway boree coming across the bridge, attached to a buggy, made things lively while on that structure, but just as they reached Coe & VaaSant's they further frightened a team of horses belonging to a farmer and which had just 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 made a lively scrimmage for the bystanders to hold them, but no other damage was done. Thia act also frightened another horse and it began running. A lively corner it was for awhile. ; "A Youuy Bon at Walla D,,WTOliver, of Montmorency, was in town Tuesday and said he had three children ani} never &HW onaof them. Thia may seem strange as he is not Blind, neither bua be ever been blind. Tha puzzled reporter asked for explanations and found it was true for one was born niece he last saw his wife. Bee? A telegram came to him a few days ago from Walla Walls, Wash,, saying he was the father of a fiue eon, born outhe eleventh inst. Mrs, Oliver went Weet a few months ago and ia visiting her parents, •. 1). W, is very anxious to see this eon and heir for e otber two children arf girls. *t«.3*v ^ * » - #?, **,*,-w>, ^t^,.^: -^-f> ', V-T^ 1 -*- % t-rf + Ht^^f,^ * ts>tlft M'**, of T < *i r ip'{*o t w-ft h? was starting away from th* residence of Hon. J. W. Whits, Be had been at Hon. White's on business ftnd about 2 o'clock he mounted his horse to go away. Tha animal was ft vicious one and aa 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 the house of Mr. White and Dr. Mbrrili summoned. The horsa was caught and taken to the stable of E. W. Dow. which. IB near by. An attempt was made by Mr. Dow, later, to take the animal out, but the horse kicked 30 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 consciousness. The principal-feature is the loss of-memory ai 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 lor her health. His children in Tampico haVtt been notified. lithongbrtt-ir -Hopkins THE FARMERS' INSTITUTE. Many Farmer* Iti Montmorency Meet In ' Council WodnosUnjv A large number of the farmers, of Montmorency, gathered in the Mont morency Woodmen Hall Wednesday to talk over the advislblllty of organizing a Farmers' Institute. Wherever these meetings are being held much good is being derived from them. The session was one lasting all day. .Tiie Jadiea of the Royal .Heigh bora were present and served refresh ments at noon to the hungry men who had the cash to plunk 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 advisibility of organizing a permanent Farmers' Institute. It was decided to hold a meeting on the second Tuesday In June to effect a permanent organiza tlon. The meeting was n very harmonious one and all felt that the session had been productive of much good. HE FELL DOWN STAIRS. And Dislocated an Elbow nnd Fractured Hones in Arm and Leg.' Dr. J. L. Morrill was called to the Huster home southeast edge of town, Tuesday afternoon, to attend young Huster, a boy about seventeen years old. „ It seems that the boy got up in the night before to go down 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 so 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, so much so that the patella can not be felt. The doctor thinks that email bone must be fractured also. The lad is in very bad shape, and suffering great pain. ELOCUTIONARY CONTEST. Moatinorency 1'uplls Will Contest for Prizes 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 pleas Jng attractions, among them being the Sterling High School Quartette. This quartet has been engaged to be present and sing some of their best eonge. There will be four prizes given, 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 of Interest. _' . Doc Boyuton showed a stone to the STANDARD man that haa a tale attached to it. The atone itself IB a br$in coral turned into atone, and is fiat and la about eight inches in diameter, Mr. Boyuton says the stone was given him ay Captain Long, a sea captain, who ias Bailed into nearly every port in the worid. The atone was picked up in the bottom of a tunnel by liimBelf, ruu : nipg. under the eta atjlayti. This tunnel or cave is eaid to have been -explored Eome four or flve inilea It appears to have been made by hands, and not a natural one, but by what prehie- ;oric race it can not ba learned, for in all the many things done by the races ong ago no tunnels were ever .discovered to have been made by them. Some ;bink tho tunnel once connected Hayti ;o Cuba, regular etepa lead down to ,it from the Hayti side of it, Mv. unct Mr*. F. W, Is p«!»»TtAjnM about p'stty of IhPir frfar,fSr> from UoHt. FalJi Wedni^day night at their pretty home east of a mile, 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'a watch was different, but there was <m6 to match it given a gentleman. The task of mating time pieces produced much mirth. When all had secured their partners they were led to the dining room where they were soon seated around email tables and au elegant tea was served."" This was done with assistance of Misses Cora and Elizabeth Coe and Mrs. Lura Goltman, While they were sitting at the tables, names of illustrious people, fictitious 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. C. Thome easily guessed his name—President McKinley. ..E. 11. was somewhatlbhjrer~in—tell=- ing that the illustrious name flaunting on his back was Queen Victoria. Afj;er an hour or two in social chat and fun, the company departed for their homes, delighted with the gener our hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler. Y. M. C. A. COMMITTEES. Appointed by President Coy and Confirm am, ed by the Board. The~Board of Directors of the Y, M. 0. A. met Thursday night in the Association rooms. The President, Royal C. Coy .read his list of committees which he has appointed. ' Devotional Committee: D. O. Coe, H. L. Sheldon, E. R. Hopkins, Music Committee: Lester Wetzell, Finance Committee: A. J. McNeil, C.L. Hubbard, Hollo Halstead, R. L. Leitcb, J. L. Newton. Membership Committee: W. B.'Em mons, 8. T. Shirley, W. JL. 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 bands of the Membership Committee._ * ' Montmorency. v Little Van Jenkins is spending the week with her aunt, Mrs. John Golder. John Hubfaard,who has been dangerously 111, is improving. ._ The M.JW._A._wiU give anJmtertain ment entitled, "Nests Burlesque Ritu al" at the hall Wednesday evening, March 24. Fred Bingham, of Clinton, la., came upJ;o = vieitiJhi8_brb£her, JSalph, and -will 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.~ Scott-of—bar town read a very interesting paper on ."Hints to Young Students." ; • An entertainment and basket .social will be given at the MeWho'rter school house on Friday evening, March 28. the proceeds to be usedjor the benefit of the school. .All ladies 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 Chal.rman'and 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 be best posted on potato culture 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. ' Miss Luella Heaton attended the Teachers' Institute in Rock Falls and was entertained at the home of Mies E. Grace Mann. It has-i>een found necessary to change the date of the contest from -Friday evening, March 19 to Saturday evening, March 20, The Sterling School Quartette will be present andj furnish the music. It will be held at the church. Lewis lye 10 cents at C, E, BaHey'a. .Everything cheap for cash at "C.*E. Bailey's. _' • • Good ilo.ur for gi.OQ at C. E. Bailey's. Did you see those ftah C. E. Bailey sells so cheap? ' 78t£ THE BIGGEST SPRING SALE Sterling Has Ever Seen. Beginning March 12 and Continuing to March 31. A Store Full of Spring Goods. FRESH, CLEAN STOCK. Ready for the People. ON EVERYTHING From Hooks and Handkerchiefs to Rugs, Carpets, DRESS GOODS. , ; —i— . 'f T E -R IkCS Q jSLS'BC.- Call and see for yourselves. E. D. DAVIS We are celebrating our Eighth Anniversary with a GRAND OPENING of'Dress Goods Novelties, comprising the latest weaves in Muretta Cloths, French Coverts* Etamines, Granite Cloths, .French Capons, Drap' D'ete, Figured Mohairs in black and colors, Scotch SMitings, Ete., ranging in prices from soc to $1.00. Never were the styles so pretty and prices so low, vited to inspect them. •• * L. HECKMAN. L. A. W. SHOP • • • /Vl^l JLJ .•-»•' '.';-.' ri '•'-''. • ' HEADQUARTERS, Flock & Davis, 116 West Third Street, STERLING, ILL. Insurance and W.T.Qalt&Co. Remember we are headquarters for Good Groceries, Fruits, Vegetables. . Alsp for Fresh BaltimorelBulk Oysters, Solid Meats, only age. per quart. OOBREOT OBOC»»S.

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