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•p-rr>t?TTAT?T |3 188" Evenin Gazette. T K R Per »•••«>*). .10 rta. I I?RI.IVTEP.ED n Per \>nr.... • «.<><> MOSDAV, FEB. 13. 13S8. THERE ARE young men who think it derogates from their manhood to show courtesy to woman. Xever was there more serious mistake. Before us is a letter from a young man in which he sava: "I had a wrangle with a friend about the amount of respect due the fair sex, and he took the ground that In her presence man should al waya act as the .inferior being, according her the.'preferred places and serving her as if ho were her slave. I took the opposite view and said that-raan should be self-respecting,—ready to giv« woman all she asks for of civil and political rights, but treating her ns an equal,,never as a superior." Our correspondent fails to discern the difference between civility and servility, between tlw assertion of manhood dignity and thejacting the part of a gentleman. Woman is by .common consent debarred from entering the lists with man; she la his Inferior physically and nature asserts in unmistakeable terms that woman cannot work out her true mission in life and at the same time compete with man in the Industrial and professional pursuits of life. The female of all animals from the lowest up to the noblest creature in existence, woman is, consequently, a passive being, and it is male who Is active. Pou- •esslng the physical strength and en- duranct) to which the woman is a stranger, common fairness ought to suggest that man should feel himself her protector. Mora than tliisr it is woman who sustains churches and all charitable institutions. In short, a,* man is the physical superior, woman is the moral superior. Long isolation from the world and cultivation of ntrtr al qualities make her infinitely his superior in those things. Pause but a moment and consider what agonies mothers endure in maternity and see how they are ready to give their lives for their olispring. Sre bow they endure all privation uncomplainingly for .their children and will not be bappy untill they also are happy. Observe the wife's devotion for her husband, how she will bear all, brave all, endure all If only thereby she may make the husband happy. Mnce shu is weaker physically, thereby appealing to man's magnanimity, and since she is his superior morally thereby chal- " lenglng his admiration, and devotion, it, of course, fallows that, agreeably to common verdict, man should be always respectful, courteous, polite be-"" fore woman, lie should be ready to bare his head when he speaks to her; avoid boisterous and unseemly behavior in her presence; address her with title of respect; regard her as too sacred that he should presume even to but lay his hand upon her arm or shoulder. In s'lort, he should be mindful that he has a mother, of the sex of woman, and that that recollection with what that mother is and what she has borne and endured for him, should compel honor and reverence for the sex at all times and everywhere. One can determine at once the progress made by a people In intelligence by 'llndlug out how they treat their women. Common decency demands reverence ' for the sex, and familiarity can only be the suggestion of animalism and vulgarity. Honor woman; reverence her; respect her; because all of good that'belongs and pertains to man, comes of her teaching and example. IK WE live until the next legislature meets, and nobody else will do so, we shall draft a bill and prevail upon some member to introdu«e It In the State legislature looking to the appointment of Inspectors of foods, liquors, wines, beers and medicines in all villages and cities of the State and at salaries that will Insure the spcuring of good and competent men, who not only will possess the talent to discover fraud, but who also will be above the temptation to bribery, It is a burning and a crying shame that iu this year of grace and enlightenment one cannot buy. a single article of food with .any confidence that he is getting what he pays for. Actually men are resorting to cotton seed oil for culinary purposes because of the adulteration. of lard. What man is there that can find a gallon of pure molasses anywhere (free of glucose)'! 1 Candy manufacturers openly and boldly sell candy containing terra alba (white clay) In percentage as high as 00; that Is to say, six parts of clay and four parts of sugar (and that largely glucose). Ground coffee la largely charged with chicory; sugar with glucose and sand; tea with copperas, and BO on to the end of;the chapter. One can scarcely find an ounce of pure cinnamon in America, it being cassia, an inferior member of the same family that is sold in its stead. It Is openly charged that in all these United States there is not one single ounce of pure quinine. But it is not in breadstniTs and medicines alone dim 1 , to-* payer several timps cfver(wha' ol additional tax ho might have to pay; in thfi leis amount h« would have to buy for his family through not having to pay for glucose, sand, beans in coffee, etc., ete., etc It is now before our people, this tragedy at I'ine Creek, an evidence of the danger oT adulteration. The wickedness of adulteration has no limits. The only way to check arid break it up finally ii to do here what they do in Germany and that is what we now are arguing for, viz., the appointment of thoroughly competent inspectors in every village and city of the -State. Other States are looking to the same kind of a law, and in five years scarcely a State of the Union will be free ol such a law. We must have It, If we would have our people live one half their days. THIS ia Monday, preachers' rest day, and day in which daily newspapers publish the utterances of the clergy the day before. Hence the appositeness of reference to a subject that causes gravest concern to the thoughtful clergy of the land, viz., why is it that America is fast getting where Italy, Spain, France, Portugal-and other countries are, and that Is, that the clergy have to depend mainly upon the women for support and attendance upon religious services 't In eacb of the countries named, there is a proverb oft-repeated to the effect that "the church is made for women; men do not go to church." It is not for the newspaper to indicate the correction of evils, but to point them out. The time was in America when no man remained away from the house of worship if he had physical strength to get there. More, the man who remained away was not only degraded in t e eys of his fellow men, but he .was punished at law. Any frequenter of churches will admit readily that a very large percentage of men do not attend church, or at least attend regularly. No one can deny the beauty and strength and comfort and hope of the Christian religion. It is the only hope and promise of future life and annihi- lition is to man more horrible than all the sum of other evils in the world. Xone can deny that the service of the church is beautiful, in that the system of religion is sound, beautiful, true. Where, then, the cause of full-off in church attendance? Some incline to the view that it is the resHlt of European influence; that the large number of foreigners in America who ignore the church and Its influence, force example upon the native element. Hut are—-our---natives-• so easily led by foreign influence V Others contend that the clergy do not 1111 the measure of the need of their positions and that they do not make their services sufficiently attractive. Yet others ascribe it to the temptation of a loll at home among most attractive Sunday morning papers. Still others insist thut IngersolliBm, atheism, infidelity, etc., hnve weaned men off from allegiance to the religion of thier fathers. We advert to the alleged causes, only; we certainly have HO knowledge of the cause. This we know: the Bible teaches that the church is to be maintained after the agency of man, aided by the Spirit of truth. Since t ere is promise of the cooperation orlDeity and since there Is prodigious decline in attendance.it behooves the clergy of the land to enquire into the cause; for'the fault must be and is with those on earth to whom Is committed the care and keeping of the church. antler's rarcrr waa sh»rt, but his father's fame was back of him. Grant WRP elected President in i>w,— seven years after entering ttie army a* colonel: but he lived eighteen years longer, lirief was Lincoln's national public life, briefer than any of equal fame who prec<-cled or followed after him; but we would find it diffcult to name bis superior the great men of the world. Tlic A BILL is before the Iowa Senate to equalize the pay of school teachers, to pay female teachers as much as male teachers for the same class of work. This is a good law and one that ought to prevail everywhere. In this county, we believe that ,-tfie teacher receiving the highest pay in any country school is a lady; but the fact is that in this and every other county of the State it is general impression that a woman should work for less than a man MK. BLAINE'S letter has created a sensation. Is it a bit of diplomacy y or is he in dead earnest? Chairman Jones declined to tell which. We shall see what we shall see. A FRIEND laughed .heartily at "our cheek," as he termed it, in writing to Senators Cullom and Farwell and to Representative Henderson to try to get Sterling an hundred thousand dollar appropriation for a government building here. Where's the cheek? Nobody ever heard of a city getting anything without asking for it, and Galena and Cairo are not nearly so important cities as Sterling; neither any one of t e four Southern cities that have recently got a similar "appropriation. Sterling has never had a Congressman or Governor or State officer of any kind, or President,. or foreign mission, or, indeed any recognition whatsoever from State or national government. When she paid nine- tenths of the revenue of the district, the collector of internal revenue always hailed from some other part of the district. We have made up our mind to do like John Klnaker; when anything turns up, ask for it for Sterling. If it ia another soldiers' home, or any other public building for the State; or a convention to draw a crowd here; or, indeed anything that comes of the asking.' It costs but little time and less money to ask; and certainly Sterling will never get anything except it does ask. A POSTAL telegraph is just as needful as a letter post. Congress should not suffer the Western Union to talk it out of the project. MEN ARE GROWING TALLER, Inflnrnfr* Which T>n<> to Rloii|;ntlon of the Hnnrnllne Spinal Column. Mr. Eilward Atkinson, of Boston, finds time while conducting an extensive business to collect information on a great variety of subjects. He has lately ascertained, by means of circulars addressed to leading tailors, the makers of ready made clothing, and the manufacturers of underclothes, thnt, the men of this country are growing taller, decade by decade. Ho thinks that we shall eventually become a nation of giants. As yet he has elaborated no theory to account for tills steady increase In height. Some physiologists, however, have suggested that It is due to the large consumption of meat. In this country. They state that people who, like the Chinese and Hindoos, subsist almost entirely on grain and fruit are Invariably short In stature, while flesh consumers, like the North American Indians, ore generally quite 'tall. It Is likely that diet may liave something to do In Influencing the height that men attain. Hut It Is obvious that there are other causes that exert a much greater Influence. There are a great many Inducements held out in this country for men to become tall. Nearly every boy desires to gain admission to the military ' or naval academy, and each learns as soon as he am read that, It Is necessary to reach a certain standard of height In order to be eligible. . Men must also stand a certain number of feet and Inches In their stoclt- Ings before they can attain positions on the police force in most cities. As premiums are offered for becoming tall, It Is by no means wonderful that men and boys should seek to add to ttieir stature by taking thought or taking anything that will produce the desired result. The Introduction of the three story and mansard roof bonnet, with a roost for birds or a vase of flowers on the ridgepole, has been a most Important agent In elongating the spinal column of men. The. man who Invests $3 in tickets for the purpose of taking his best girl to the theatre finds that he can see nothing on the stage unless he happens to bo very tall. In the case of spectacular productions this Is specially aggravating. As a consequence meu who attend theatres and operas make use of every means that will enable them to become tall. In some fashionable churches the male worshiper of medium height has no opportunity to see the minister or the pretty soprano singer. The Tower of Babel bonnets, surmounted by "fowls, of the air" and "lilies of the field," entirely obstruct his view. . The street car also exerts great influence In causing meu to become tall. They generally give the seats to the women, and are obliged to stnnd during the entire trip. As soon as a boy Is .13 years .old, hla endeavors to reach the strap attached to the top rail commence. He perseveres in his attempt until he succeeds in accomplishing the difficult feat. He learns to stretch Ills body out in the same way that an earth worm does in order to reach a certain place. After he has availed himself of all his powers of self elongation, agencies that are not voluntary are brought to work on, bis body. Bide pressure la made to bear on It as it is on a bar of Iron that la to be drawn out into wire. It also receives numeroua blows every time the car wheels pass over an obstruction, and these produce the same effect on his body that the blows of a hammer do on a, piece of soft Iron.—Chicago Times, fnr I>rlmr»r<! CnlprlU. Wit.MivoTos. I Kil., Fob. 1.1— Tha mU- wint«r whipping nt Nowra*t!« took plnca (Saturday morning, »nrl thlrtwin victims were lashed by the nherifT, five whitet and the rp»t black* Thros of the victims got five lenlies ami three months in prison, »nd the other* ton Inihoi and sir months. The whipping* took place In a driving rain that froze as it came down, and tha whipping post was coviTfd with loo. Sheriff Ijimbson Hid the In-iti on lightly. I>crliir«l Her ft Borgia. • BOSTON-, Mil*, Feb. 13.— The trial of Mrs. Sarah J. K >i>inwn for the poisoning of Prince Arthur K.wman came to a conclusion Saturday by a verlict of guilt/ of murder in th« first de<i-«e. Tha woman Is charged with the poisoning of about, a, closnn Demons — relatives of her own— for the purposa of obtaining their life Insurance. She was tried on one case some time ajrn ind the Jury dUagre«d. Just before tliii laid jury retired ahe arose and solemnly protested her innocence. When th« verdict was read sba sat as one dar-d and Wft3 iliimovnble as a statu* when the ofBcen approached to tike her JaiL Arriving there, she sank In'o » swoon. The verdict was a surprise. Hor counsel had taken exception* to the admiaiion of evidence, and the argument will lie heard thereon Feb. 25. AMJualnntert Hlg Saooer»fal Rival OLNKV, Ills., Feb. 13. -Joseph F. Leaver, a bridegroom of a week, was ihot and killed Saturday n|rht while seated at till flreildi twenty miles southwest of Olney, and all brother-Iii -low, Washington Oaterman, • boy o/ 17, was shot and wounded slightly. The shot was fired from a shotgun througk the window from without about 6 o'clock. The load entered Leaver's heart, killing him Instantly. Leaver's wife and her mother wero seated about the flre at the time, but escaped. Harper Meadows,aged 91, who was an imsuccB-s u! suitor for Miss Oaterman's hand, and who threatened to kill whoever she married, has bf en arrested. Miss Winifred Dickinson, of Krie, 111., is visiting friends in the city. —W. W. Haskell gold two of his houses to-day; one to Louis F. Younf? and the other to Fred. Krebner. —The remains of the late Miss Clara Keefer will be brought up here tomorrow morning on the 10:28 train. Previous to leaving Morrison, there will be brief services at the residence of her parents. Arriving here, the remains will be taken to the residence of her grandmother, Mrs. Rachel Harvey, and final funeral services will be held at Mrs. Harvey's tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. N. H. G. Fife officiating. The body will be Interred in the Sterling cemetery. The young lady died at five minutes to 8 o'clock last night, and died without a struggle or a pang; it was as thought she had fallen asleep. Mnrder for Twenty Dollar*. HUSTINOTO*, Ind., Feb. ia— T. Loren» was murdero I Saturday night In the wood* a abort distance from this town. His bodj was not found until Sunday. Suspicion points toward a young man named Jakt Kahleubeck, of this place, aa the murderer, and he Is now wider arrest. He was aeon with Lorenz-j going out Into the country. The murdered man had about $30 on hla person when he loft home, and when found thi money was gone. The IMntol Got Atrar with The Knlf*. VINCENNKS, Ind, Feb. 13.—Saturday night Larry McCaffrey was shot and ki lied by George llnrtmann. The men quarrelled over dice and women. McCaffrey Intuited Hartmann and drew a knife, when the latter Bred throe slmta, Instantly killing McCaffrey. Hartman fled, and has not jet been arrested. 1'orgfid Tick-In to the Walk. NEW YoitK, Fab. 1,1— One John Murphy was arraigned In the police court Sunday on the charge of having forged about f 63d worth of tickets to the recent nix days' go-ai> you-ploaie walk at Madison Square garden. -He confessed, and was held for trial. flip lvim,,n» still Come In. DBS MOINKS, Ia., K«h.—The petitions on railway regulation legislation are still com' Ing into both houses of the legislature, those In favor of reduction being largely on the Increase. A bill was Introduced in the bouse Saturday providing that in suits for damages against railways contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery of damages unless It IB shown that It was greater than the negligence of the railway. Bill were ordered engrossed requiring lard compounds to be sold aa such, and making abusive lanfj guage a misdemeanor when it provokes an assault. The senate railway committee has agreed upon a bill prohibiting railway pooling discrimination and free passes except to employes, and empowering the rail, way commission to establish maximum rates, which shall be considered prims facie roasoo. able rate:. VESTKRDAT WAS the birthday of a man whose brief public history is without a parallel in America where four great wars afforded ample Opportunity for rapid development. We refer to Abraham Lincoln, born February 12, 1800,—79 years ago. While he was in Congress one term, yet he made no re- would hail with pleasure that protection which would insure to them the getting of just what they buy. Any honast man daspisea deception and fraud, as a matter of course. A law of the kind named will alone roach and correct the evil. These manufacturers of adulterated goods will go out of the inArttet speedily and leave it open to holiest manufacturers so soon as laws are pacsed looking to the careful in- apectlon ef all goods sold. While such a law would <mtaii coosiderablt) ejcpetu« it would tw t*v*d b*a* to ouch indir!- ,..,.». .. ,, , cor<1 t° r himself, and it was not until hat the trouble existe Go anywhere his memorable campaign with Dougin any department of trade, where it lass in 1858 that his name became na- is possible to adulterate and there adul-J Hnnni • vnt thron uoa**, i«*« u j ".*•«*»* uuum. yeL burtie years later he was teration in found. Our local dealers are ~ not to blame.' They are honest men who buy the best goods they can find ntf adopt every possible precaution,to get the best on the market They President and in 1865 he was dead. In ]ust seven years he won immortal fame and was head of this government during a war that in expensiveness and casualties has no parallel in history. Itut he had prepared himself by fifty years of life for the great occasion, and was equal to it. His fervid eloquence, broad statesmanship, heroic courage, noble resolves, excellent judgment, united with kindly spirit and great humanity have made his one of the few —the Immortal names that were not born to die. Closer was seventeen years In public life; Napoleon about the •»me length of time; Washington became famous at Braddock's defeat and U WM31 je»ri'J««r that ba became general of tha American arml«*. Alex- GluclorB In nrltiih Columbia. Pushing on, small glaciers are visible on all sides, winding their way down through the mountain ravines. Ahead of us one of the grandest glaciers of the Selkii-ka is visible, pronounced by Borne to bo several hundred feet In depth—a, pea of ice slowly working Its course to the valley below, doing battle with and conquering huge rocks on its way. Here we see enormous slabs of clear, green Ice, as big as the side of a house, tumbled together, eorne standing.erect, like Immense gravestones. Now .we are startled by a sharp" cracking sound, which resounds through the mountains, as some large bulk of Ice topples over, or settlesideeper in Its place. One may read a lifetiirfe and form no conception of such scenes ns here present themselves; cold type cannot reproduce them or do them justice. Turning from ~the impressive grandeur of this enormous field of Ice, the eye wanders off to the "snow masses" of the wild mountains,' noting the ever changing effect of light and shadow 011 these snowy peaks and the great white amphitheater. We stand and gaze on the silent, lonely, but entrancing scene. Thin is the home of the big horn sheep, the mountain goat and the bear, while deer and wapiti are found in plenty further down. Far below on the mountain trail a band of Indians are jogging along on snow shoes over, the deep snow, swaying, in their usual shuffling gait, with the uniformity of a single man. In another direction we have a faint glimpse of the small but turbulent glacier fed Illlcilliwaot river, .the glacial mud tinging it a peculiar pen green color; high above and beyond are glacial mountains heaped agniu.it the sky.—H. Ernkine Smith in New York Post. An Opinion of IVIlion's Complaint. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Fab, 1*— Gen. W. D. Waaliburn, president of the fSoo" road, was interviewed Saturday on the probabla effect on American roads with Canadian connections of the amendment to the Interstate law proposed by Gen. James a Wilson. Gen. Washburn could not see bow Itwas possible for congress to control In any way rates made by Canadian roads even though they were parts' of through rates between two points, both within tha United States. U the move should be pushed the roads Interested in Canadian connections would prottat vigorously against the Wilson Idea. A bureau of jonrualism has been established at Johns Hopkins university and Is now under full headway. The Lute Deacon Whitman. This memorial was passed unanimously by the First Baptist Church, and requested published in the EVENING GAEKTTK and Standard, of this citv ! ». PARKER, Pastor. IN MEMOHIAM. Deacon M. L. Whitman was born in Fairfield, Herklrmer Co., N. JT., June 1,1800, and died In Sterling, Whiteslde Oo. r 111., Feb. 4,1888. He was married to Miss Bmeline Platt, of Lysander, Onondaga, Co., N. Y. Nov. 24,1832, who survives him. He was converted and joined the Fii'st Haptist Church of Elbridge, N. Y., in Sept., 1830, being bap- tised by the Rev. C. M. Fuller. In 1842 he removed to Pike, N. Y.,and became a member of the chun-h; then, while here he was elected to thp office of Deacon, which he held to the end of his life. About the year 1840 he removed to Weedsport, Cayuga Co., N. Y., and July 0,1802, he became a member of the First Baptist Church, of Sterling, 111. For over flfty-one years he served God; being faithful in his engagements, exemplary in Christian life and fervent In, spirit For about 44 years he served as Deacon, and for 20 years of this time served the church at Sterling in this capacity. About a year ago he was voted on ithe retired list and given the seat of honor. He went to sleep in Jesus without a struggle, and was burled from the First Baptist Church, of Sterling, Feb. 0, 1888, after a sermon by his Pastor, Gil man Parker from 2d Tim. 4: 0, 8. "Asleep In Josua, peaceful rest, Whose waking Is supremely blest: No fear, nn woe, shall dim that hour lhat we Infest tho Saviour's Power." D. GOULD, Hi EASTABROOK, A. P. NEWELL, A. CRANDALL, Committee. O M O o o VB o p f Other Fine Goods too numerous to mention. OPPOSITE CALT HOUSE. 1 $'. COLUMN. We're below the market on beans. January trade so far 'has been with DS. Colder weather ccmong; have' our fruit in. but we ATTENTION! I Invlto your attention to the fact that I have ' Kuforred Recognition. Two very little girls were one afternoon entertaining themselves and their elders «t an afternoon party. Quo of them had recently . kerned to spell "cat," and she was standing up before the company try- Ing, through much tribulation of timidity and forRctfulness, to dioplay her accomplishment. The other little dot became aggrieved; nobody was taking any notice of her: everybody was listening to I/onise. In she pushed before the star of the occasion, and rattled off indignantly: "Two years old las' Tuesday—born Fal- mouf—Hiinsatabla county—name Alma Miaser (."eveland p'esident—Adam lire' maul" She had succeeded; every one In the room roared, and th» general »ttantion was fixed upon beir little y»Ja aalf.— Companion. Refused to limit Gllhooly or Pyn«. CORK, Fab. 13.—Mr. Gllhooly was arraigned before H magistrate in tbii city Sunday and remand for trial at tbe court of sessions to be held at Bchull on March 3. Application was made on behalf of Ollhooly for his release on bail, but the magistrate refused to allow him to be balled. DUBLIN, Fab. 13.—Jasper Douglas Pynel who was arrested |!n London Friday outside thelhouseof commons, was brought to Ireland Saturday and lodged in \Vaterford Jail, where he will remain until tbe convening of the Kllmncthomas sessions. Bail was refused for him. W»nt« to Bee Hnw It Will Work. LONDON, Feb. IS.— The war office has Issued an order directing a statement to be prepared at each military center detailing the facilities available for summoning tho reserves and strengthening tb» battalions In event of the necessity tar mobilizing tbe foross. The order la tssiial as a precautionary measure to ensure the unooth working of a new mobilis- ing scheme, which It is the opinion of milt, tary experts will work well if enforced. BmUi Kmlgratlns; from Texaa. MEMPHIS, Feb. 18.—The denizens of tbe neighborhood of Siglert Landing, Tlpton county, Tuiin., on the Mississippi river, are greatly exarcised In regard to fires- which have been burning beneath the surface of the earth ever since the forest fires of last fall in their vicinity. Tbe blaze is constantly Issuing from crevices In the earth, and not even the recent heavy snow, fleet and rains s**m to have had any effect on It. Sudden Death of a Luke Vexel Man. DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 13.—Eldridge O. Merink, one of the oldest ventral men In Detroit, dropped dead Saturday morning at his residence ou West Fort .street, Mr. Merick was bora at QoltfBester, Delaware county, N. Y., and was nearly 86 years old. ,' Will Ite.lst the Wages Redaction. PrroJBtmo, Pa., Feb. U—The Knight* of Labor employed at tb« Edgar Thompson Steel-works (Carnegie) at Braddock, have determined to resist the proposed reduction in their wages, and demanded restoration of rates paid in 1887. WOnTH OF BOOTS i SHOES Ol the very beat quality, which I will sell at and below COST, as I wish to retire from business. I kindly Invite everybody, and especiifly my old custom. era, to come and pront by this sale. This Isnocatchpounyallalr.hutitlsa Pair and Square Sale, And as I have a large stock of First-Class Boots and Shoes,you-wlll have achanae to get such bargains that were never beard ol before. GOTTLIEB HE8SLER. 117 East Third Street. Another lot of those, fine Florida Russelt Oranges, sweet aod nice, 25 centi per dozen. . Try our (RUt&rs's (Preserves in 6 *pound pails at lower vrice than elsewhere in the city. ' • Choicest new (P ersian Qates 10 cents per pound. Come and trade.jvith will save yon money~ us and we If you want a fine tomato we have them at wholesale price. Our Java, and Mocha and Java Ooflees, are the finest put up, and richer than any put up in one and two pound packages. Try our Maple Syrup and Sugar. Lnilie* l*«bbleKoat Uutfnn. 81 CO Men- i,are. llutton and Cnii)ir«iB. * 83 Children* Kid and Goat Button. W> MUcea Kid and Goat Button, 1 88 WISfTKB QOODH AT COST. D. W HOPKINSON. ATTENTION ! I cannot say that I have the largest stock ol Our 50c Jap. Tea is a " hummer." It is a bargain by 15c per pound. In Sterling, or that I sell lower than, any other house, but will give you an Idea of my Stock: and !*rices, And let you Judge for yourself. January 4. 1888 I Stealing tha Pope'* Jubilee . | ROMB, Feb. ia-Beveral very valuable article* have been stolen from tbe exhibition of jubilee presents at the Vatican, Including a chalice n;orth »IO,OQO and a Dumber of gold (Buff-boxen, gold embroidered slippers, tto. Celluloid Sheathing for (thlp>. Among th6 various uses of celluloid it woold appear to be a suitable sheathing lor ships In place of copper. A French company now undertakes to supply the substance for this at nine francs i^r surface meter and per millimeter of thlcknesa lu experiment* by M. Butaine, plates of cel- Inloid applied to various vessels In January lujit wero removed live or six month* after, and found quite intact and free from marine vegetation, which wan abundant ou parU uncovered. The color of tho substance U indestructible; the thick nets may be reduced to 0.0003 meter: •JOd the qualities ol elasticity, solidity, 1m- permeability, reaUt*no» to chemical ac- ton, etc., are all ia fc»TO» of th* tu* el I had «2S Sacks Minnesota Flour; the very best Pat- eiit. »1.2S per sack. 370 p bushel Potatoes at »l.oo per busheL "SJT! 1 ,! % cene »"d Snow White Oil: Snow Whlth 12c per gallon. 10 boxes KlrkN, Fairbanks, Procter & Gamble's laundry Soap; 6 to 6 cents per bar Ovor 300 boxes Toilet Boap at 3 to 10 cents per BOO pounds Smoking and Chewing Tobacco, from 24 to 80 cents per pound. 600 pounds Starch. 8 to 10 cents per pound. Over ooo pounds Baking PowderTaJ to 40 cents per pound. Besides, Sugars, Teas. Coffeeu, SYRUPS, SPIOES, Extracts, Foreign and Domestic Frulto, Green and Dried, and a LARGE STOCK Of other articles too numerous to mention. P'ease compare my stock and prices with others and see whether they are entitled to claim • Prices ,n the If you want the best mixed Coffee for the money, buy our Parada, 35c a pound. It is rich in flavor and strength. JACOB EISELE, Has already received his Fall Stock I -O K- Cassi meres Woolens! And a flt-'.er lot of goods never was brongnt to this city. Be don't ask yon to call, for he knuws you will do it without waiting ; "for an invitation. CHICAGO REALESTAT£. Being I have at all time* choice City and nnhurbnn property for Bale. lx>t». alMo ncTCH, for •ob-dlvidlng Into lot*. J lilooBO la growing rapidly ; real estate In iui-rranlna; In value ; an In- ve-Htment I herein nnre to pay blc Interest. I ran cite many inntaneea where property, botlt lota and Keren, have more than donbled in, value In the paat six months. JTunt now 1 have two extra gooil bargain* to offer. Al*o. Home honnen In Mterllng, and two Kood farms near Sterling. - • "*•""• a. V. EMMITT, Sterling, 111. 'ry one iiud you'll smoke no other. Sold only by KEA Fit AH Kit, who also keeps choice Brands of Tobacco, cigars, pipes, and flne con ectlonary at lowest prices. worl( l a 1 " 1 - "Ktho Inat half rentury. Not least among the wonders of Inven- ive progress Is a method and system of work liat can ba performed all over the country wlth- ut separating tho workers from their homes. J ay liberal; anyone can do the W6rk; either MX, oimg or old; no special ability required. Cap^ tal not nee<ied, you arc started free. Cut this ut and return to us and we will send you fran omethlng of great value and Importance to you hat will start you In business, which will brlnit , ou In more money right away, than an se In tho world, Urand outfit fres. rue 4 Co., Augusta, Maine. nything Addret* dwtf L. L. JOHNSON, Oll'lll V Bcw » ril <"'»re those who read this tillOLlaiio then act; tbey will find houurable • employment that will uot take them from their homes and families. The proOtsait large and sure for every liiduatrtous person nuuiy hove rna4o and ara now umklug several huudral dolum ainoulB. It U easy loriuyom to make IS ud upwards per day, who U wfllloii toworfe. Either s«x, youiut or old; capital nut n«uod; w« ttart you. Kt<ryUila« now. N« tpecial ability nsquired; you, nuuttr, eaa <to U u well u aaj;on«. TVrlw to u» at onsa fur full par "**• Wall Papers, Wall Papers, Wall Papers, Wall Papers, Wall Papers, Wall Papers, i

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