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THE EVENING GAZETTE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 1883. Evening; Gazette. ff. & H. L. JOHS rnWi'hora ?r ii[i I'rnpriiMnri. """-' TK K m » : f fr %Vf*>n.,io rtn. I Pr* Year "S-'HJ Kri) BY DARRTER. Stttrrt it tb« PoitoiH'* 11 . i Siller. WEDNESDAY. FF.n. 15, 1 MR. ELAINE'S letter of declination fell lifce a thunderbolt from a clear sky, and people have not yet recovered from the shock of it. The GAZETTK'.S suggestion that all aorta of constructions would he placed upon it is fully verified, for one public man saya one thing and one says another. Anywhere except in politics, it would be taken for what it says; but in politics words are used to conceal motive and object and purpose and plan. It weuld however be all right to accept Mr. Blainc's statement and go right abend and look for somebody else. The GAZETTE has felt now three years that if he wanted the nomination no man could take it away from hitu and certainly until this lettter came out, it supposed he did wish it badly. Several Republican pa pers that have reached us »ay, flatly— '•He has said he is not a candidate; let it be so; and now let us dismiss the possibility of his nomination and con- alder some other." Vet others, however, Buy, ''It don't matter what he says, we want him and he must let us nominate him." Yet this much is worthy of consideration. In 1870, in 1880 and in 1S84, Mr. Blaine did not find it needful to strengthen himself by declining in advance. If he really wishes the nomination, it is a confession that he does need strengthening for him to write this letter. But as we have said before, It demands A genius to Interpret the letter of a political genius, and men are prone to interpret Mr. Blame's according as their fears or wishes suggest. 1 Jut the word "sensation" will scarcely express the feelings of the political world at the receipt of this letter, so smooth, so cautious, Bo able, so bristling with figures, so laden with argument for the Republicans. Yet does It not strike one.who reads that the strong array of evidence to show the strength of the party In 1834 is an argument also, that James U Blaine the leader at that time, la the man who made the said gains, and therefore if he could change the majority ofjNew York from 102,000 to 1,100 Democratic he could now carry that State, which as be says will elect the President; ergo, Blaine is the man to nominate? But, again,'interpret it as you,please. GREAT QUESTION in morals, religion and politics which admit of opposing views are most difficult to be discussed for the reason, that being gone over time and time again and each esteeming himself as having the most cogent reasons for the faith that la in him, lit* tie that is new can be told and there is positively no chance to make pros' ly tes< Such a subject is the tariff. Discussed boldly and courageously since Henry Clay championed it and growing in intensity as manufactories have increased, it has finally reached a climax of interest. The papers of both ••• political parties make it tho subject of frequent "leaders," while of ten groups of men nine will make it the theme of discussion. The GAZETTE gives above its reason for not bringing it more frequently to the notice of its readers. It does so now but to repeat what it has declared before, viz., that a majority of both parties desire a reduction, feeling that some industries are overprotected and that the revenues of government are in excess of its requirements. But if Solomon and all the wise men who 'hSre lived were our Congressmen they : could not unite upon a bill for revision. The only possible chance for a revision lies in compromise and compromise never means fair play. The man who favora tariff says, vl am. for it because it means fair compensation for the working man." The man against it says, "If everything reduces in price the working man at low wages can buy as much as he now can at '• present prices of Tabor." They are wrung in mceaslngly. The GAZETTE would urge all to bear in mind that under our present system factories have so developed that their products run up to from 8,000,000,000 to 10,000,000,000 annunally. Yes, and the system baa greatly enriched many Individual factory men. Why not ? Do men work for nothing V Why our agricultural implement factories have made the west great by enabling one farmer to cultivate an hundred acres, where an hundred years ago he could cultivate but ten. We are the richest nation on earth; we have fewer criminals and fewer paupers than any other; the working man's condition is better; schools are free to all; no man suffers for food; it is possible for the sons of the humblest to attain the highest positions in the land. Let us not corse the bridge which carries us safely over. The GAZETTE believes there are some industries that might have the duty upon their products or the raw material they use lowered; but it does believe that what is done should be done carefully, cautiously and guardedly. And it believes, more that the tasks of Hercules were email as compared with that of effort to reduce. One cannot find ten thoughtful men in any community who are agreed precisely upon the tariff question. He can not find five Con) gressoaoa who are agreed. One can tell after talking with a Congressman just what industries abound in Ilia district. If he is a reductionist he is in fa'vor of reducing all except such lu bis people wtah protected. An out " -*nd out free trader wquld be right difflcniS to Und, as no one wishes tue government to t» maintained by direct, tax of the people. How to reduce; that's tfc* question. The greatest protected surticlea are moat diffusely ne twre<J *3d t&elr «hiu»pi0uf will aJw«»t combine to dcfnat any hill to rr-'l'.iiv. The smaller imlimriosmay gel a ii-iim k- inff through lack of frirncK It is a t.m- glpcl quest on altoffpther. Men have reached tlieir views through lonif years of reading; they hold to them pertm- aceously. We never were so vain as to suppose we could convert a in in who was settled down solidly to z conviction. We should be vanity inc^r nate did we suppose we could write a tariff article to which all our read' rs would subscribe. "Mussed" as the question is among the people, it is equally so in Congress. It is today, as It has been for twelve years past, absorbing the best thought of the bf-st men in Congress and they would rejoice infinitely could they get at a plan which would satisfy the people and themselves. But, we repeat: let fill keep in mind that there is no unmixed good. While tariff has enriched many men, so have the railroads done it, and railroads are not mixed with tariff. While the tariff has enriched many men so has the Western Union and the coal oil monopoly and the telephone and tariff has had naught to do wit h these. So while the tariff has enriched some men mightily it has been the means of producing the harvester, the thresher, the cultivator, the cornshell- er and hosts of other labor-saving farm machinery and a thousand and one comforts and luxuries of life, and today affords employment in factories at fair wages to mlllions.of men. Free trade or low tariff is yet untried under our changed conditions. It Is easier to undo than to do. What Is done should be done conservatively. We are for what is best for the people. IT HAS never been properly explained why a government like ours should rent buildings in cities of five thousand and upwards, when State, county and city always own buildings separately or jointly at all .county seats. It Is not from poverty by any means, but Is simply the result of the indisposition of government to work changes. The location of a building for post office in cities of the size of Sterling affords tangible evidence of the government itself. A man looksjand he says; "That property is Uncle Sam's; I have an interest in it." No man can regard gov ernment without feeling of respect. To think that a structure is the property of a country of more than 00,000,000 of souls carries awe, respect and reverence with it. Then the government ought to own real estate and buildings; it adds to its wealth and strength. Again; in this way it can get just what it wants in the way of conveniences and does not have to depend upon corners in rents, or have to take a building It does not want. Nor is there a fight every four or live years over change in location. There is dignity» importance, majesty In the fact of having governm nt property scattered all over the land. The sentiment in favor of doing this grows -stronger year by year. There Is a bill In the Senate providing for the location of such building here. It is to the interest of all of us to have it, and those of us who have friends in Congress should work to have the bill come a law. CHIEF EBEUSOLE is decapitated. Cause not assigned. He is retired at $2,S!SO per year,—one half his present salary. But flfty years old, he is at his prime and could be of greater service now than ever. As there are no charges it is presumed his place is wanted for somebody else. • CONGRESS is considering the question of lottery advertisements in the District ef Columbia. Several Southern lawers oppose any interference with the subject. -Chicken raising will pay any far mer. A serious blunder with many is the keeping of chickens over two years; they will not lay in any quantity after the second season. It is as easy to raise a thousand as it is to raise an hundred. —Sewerage insures health. It is well that the sense of smell becomes inure.d to noxious .odors of constant continuance and that the noxious gases are hidden from sight, else were all sick all the tlme.such horrors would the senses convey. —Alderman Werntz has a bad eye r given him by his man who moves' pianos. The Alderman was directing the removal of a piano case, when the man's elbow while he wa» turning ac- cidently struck Mr. Werntz, giving him a painful contusion and cut over the eye. It was, of course, purely accidental and much regretted by the man. ' —Judge Grinnell does not hold the members "down to business" bs did Judge ScoQeld. Three or four days last week little or no progress was made In cases, but towards the close of the week things began to run more lively. He is exceeding good natured and does not forbid whispers now and then among the 'attorneys or insist upon their arising to address him. —We do wish some of our Whiteside farmers would go into fish raising. 'Any man with a good well of water and a wind-mill attached can have, at little or no expense, a pond big enough to supply his family with fish all the year round. The editor will cheerfully instruct any one so desiring, how to make the pond, and also how to secure the flah for blocking it —Conversation overheard between two men yesterday: "How much coal have you bought this winter?" The second party answered, quickly: "A ton and a half." "That's all right," then added the other cheerily. I've bought eight and the last ton's nearly gone. I 'thought there was waste somewhere, but nine and a naif tons aren't extra extravagant for two families.' 1 And than iome angry words passed, after the second party had said he'd made a mistake, sod meant four jiad a half, instead of one and a half, and the a rat g*id he knew better; that ttret »pe«en w«* tr —Micha"! Fleming pots a year in the 1 it'niLeuliarv, ttic- jury briu^inc i:i their verdict yesterday evenin? at live o'clock. The jury was out seven hous-8, but we have heard that the delay was due to a disposition to give Fleming a longer sentence. State's attorney Stager )-rosecnted and James D. Andrews defended the prisoner. Fleming's offense was the breaking of a window in the Chester store. —Any of you who have friends in Congress please write, and ask them to do what they can f r the bill to give Sterling a public building. Tell them of the millions of revenue we have paid and the fact we are a free delivery city and the largest in the district. Population. ARRIVALS Miss Elsie Irvine is here from Hockford visiting her sister, Mrs. C. liurk- holder, and will remain a week or two Mrs. Waldron, of Chicago, here attending Clara Keefer'a funeral, accompanied Mr. Reefer's family to Morrison last evening and will return to her home on the 10:28 this morning. DEPARTURES. Mr. W. II. Alexander for Harold, Dak. Mr. W. S. Johnson for Harden county, Iowa. Mame Sampson and Minnie Crook left on the 10:28 this a. m. for Chicago. Chester Strock is spending a few days with Sheriff Reefer's family at Morrison. Mr. George Dodendorf is movintr his household goods to Octavla, Neb. lie leaves to-day for that point. KOCK KAI,I.H. May Fox is home on a visit. -t-Mrs. Robert Nicholas is quite sick. -t-Mr. Ed. Ashling la taking wood from his overflow land. H-The Ladies Heading Circle met at Mr. Joseph Rae's last evening. -t-Mr. Ryan makes a shipment of horses today from Brown's stable. He has made several shipments during the winter. -t-Lady members of the family of Mr. Will Emmitt, living near Nelson, while driving into Rock Falls on Mondny evening, had the horse they were driving to fall down dead. -t-Mr. John Heblethwait, wife and child left this morning. for readmit], Vt., the former on a three weeks visit and the. wife and child to remain through the coming summer. -t-Cap Frye, working in the old Keystone wood shop, while brushing shavings from under the planer yesterday, received a very severe laceration of the flngers of the right hand. Dr. Crandall dressed his wounds. -t-The gas projecting company .resumed boring last night at 10 o'clock, and up to this morning at 10 o'clock .had progressed ten feet, or .were at a depth of 38 feet. They were still in gravel. Boring has proceeded smoothly through the day. •- -------------- -t- Mr. Charles S. i'ettit and Miss Mary K. Brown were married yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence of the groom's father, in Hume» by the Rev. H, M. Fegers, pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart. Many of the friends of the couple were present at the ceremony; the presents were numerous and elegant. The newly married pair will live upon and manage the farm of Mr. f ettit in Hume. Dr. C. M. Wheeler's office, over f l. Wolfs store. Chronic diseases and diseases of woman my specialty, tf. Parisian Dudes In Doubt. Parisian dnuilies ure greatly exercised In their minds just norr as to what style of stick they ought to adopt during the season. They are tired of the gold knobbed canes, the crutch canes and the canes with ducks' benks, which were once the rage. An energetic inventor has therefore started a thick stick which almost aspires to the dignity and dimensions of a cudgel, and the poiume, or pommel, of which Is tho clnw of a crayflsh. The article is already in the hands of many of the gandens, nnd promises to be a fashionable success. While the members of metropolitan "masuerdom" ore thus busy about the "nice conduct" 01 i crayflsh cane their femalecounterparts are puzzled aa to the style of walking which they shall adopt for the season. As furs are worn at this period of the year the carriage prescribed Is that of short steps with the "waggle" of the little bird known as the bergeronnette, or water wagtail. This "waggle" should, of course, be as graceful as possible, the undulating sweep of the hips being well accentuated.. The Parlslenne looks, as a rule, adorable In I nrs, but she. is sometimes tempted to put in too' mnch "waggle." The best dancing mastersand professors of calisthenics In convents, board- Ing schools, lyceums for sweet girl graduates and similar establishments, are, therefore, engaged at the present moment in Instructing their pupils In what may be called the artof "waggling."—Parla Cor. Ijondon Telegraph. The Other Side of (he Gold. I, for one, Imvc-ahvaya innocently supposed that gold table utensils were what they pretended to be, all gold; bnt lately on expert and a dealer In old silver lisa Informed me to the contrary. Even Victoria's royal gold plate Is no better than It should be. For such a thing as "solid gold" is totally unknown. I must say this knowledge Is a vast relief to me. Burglars may labor under a like delusion, and f uncy any piece of gold plate la better worth burgling than the best silverware in tho market. But we have all mado a mistake. The finest gpld service in existence is but sliver, washed with that precious metal. It Menu no less a person than Mr. James Keene, when he returned from England with the famous Ascot cup, won by his horse Foxhall, also believed in the solid business, for the trophy waa valued at $5.000 by the custom house officials. Mr. Kerne paid the duties on those figures and his cup was deposited In a place of safety, ghortly after came the financial crash in Mr. Keene's fortunes, and he found It nsoesaary to raise money oa the Ascot cnp. The first Jeweler and expert In New York waa dispatched to the bank to examine, or rather to aasay, Its intrinsic vaitu>. He found, to his own entire satisfaction, that the 1,000 guinea cup waa worth precisely |000, Inclndlng matals suit the price of artistic workmanship) WJwttor tfc* United State* ca»- toaa *T«r reimbursed Mr K«a« tay tn- CONDENSED NEWS w York hardware houan of lum J. Nes'n <t Co., bi« maiia an ABsijjD- onnt. Ths jwitofHee »t Darter, Mich., wju en- tfrrd by burglnm Monday night ftnd robbed of t.Wo. The president ba» siffnsd th» bill removing the political d!>»il>nitlea of Henry M. Manna- dnke, of Missouri. Noar Winona, Minn., the old Mcwqnlto mill", one of the hlitoric landmarks of that rogioH. bnve b*«-n destroyed by fire. Long, »li7,CXO. The German reiehatag haa approved to* Socialist bill In the form rocommmided by the coinmltteo, rejecting »11 the government proposals for increajwd stringency of the law. The British cabinet council in ita Rosston Tuesday decMed to instruct the Dublin executive to coase prosecuting Iri^h newspapers for publishing reports of suppressed league meetings. The wentbound passenger train oa the Manitoba wai wrecked by a broken rail at Atwater, Minn., Tuesday afternoon. Nine passengers were hurt, all more or less severely. M. Paul de Camagnac, in a letter to PriDos Napoleon, requests him to order his ion, Prince Louis, to quit the Italian army, which, M. da Cassagnac says, !• openly organising against Franco. A favorable report baa been agreed upon by the house committee on the Hoar resolution to amend the constitution so as to change the inauguration day of the president from March 4 to April 30. Joseph Chamberlain has expressed to friends bis hope of resuming his place in the house of commons on March 1'A. His friends •tote that Mr. Chamberlain's fisheries negotiations are certain to be successful The county treasurer of Carthage, Tea, was murdered In his room by being knocked on the head and having his throat out. The assassins then forced open the county safe, took (5,000 in money and made their escape. A young man of 19 named Hacker, ot Danville, Ilk, shot and killed a young lady of 18 named Btoike, of Belle Plains, Iowa, at the home of the letter's grandfather at Berlin, Wi&, Honda/ night and then shot him•elf. It WHS the result of unrequited affection. A sub-committee of the committee on banking and currency will report to the full committee with favorable recommendation a bill authorizing the issur of not more than $30, • UOO.OUO nor less than £20,000,000 ot fractional currency In denominations of 6 and 10 cents, K cents, and 50 conta. AlouEO Holly, a negro confined in jail at Pinckneyvllle, Ills., for assault on a white woman, was taken from jail Tuesday morn- lug by a mob and banged to a tree a tew yards away. The sheriff made no resistance other than arguing the case. The negro pro- testod hla Innocence to the last. The telegraph and telephone offlcas which were recently removed from the north corridor leading to the house of representatives by order of the speaker, on account of the operations of stock brokers, have been replaced at the request of members who object to having to go a story higher to do their telegraphing. A Spanish priest, temporarily acting as Bishop at QunyqulU, in Central America, undertook recently to excommunicate the judges of the supreme court of that republic- for failing to do the bidding- of the church. The result was a bloody riot, in which several persons were killed and wounded, the palaco of the Roman Catholic bishop (toned, and hla residence subsequently burned. FonDBylvanltt Grand Army. AIJ-ENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 1ft.—The annual convention of the Grand Army of the He- public, department of Pennsylvania, met la this oily Tuesday. Adj. G&n. Stewart'* report shows a total membership to date of 40,937 In good standing, and a balance In the treasury o( $3,129.04. Governor Beaver Was elated delegate at large to the national encampment, and CoL Hayes Orler alternate. Think That Harder Wu Done. HAZLETON, Pa., Fab, lo.—Much" excitement prevailed at Silver Brook 'lu-sday over the burning on Buuday of the large Hungarian boarding house, and the horrible death of six persons, whose bodies were found in the ruins. Tbe suspicion ii that the house was burned to cover up a murder committed during the afternoon. / Valuable Hint to Bocrctarle*. 5 Recently I had occasion to look up gome old association records that dated back a number of years, and It occurred to toe, much to my surprise I must confess, how some of the most commonplace data is overlooked by men who Lold high and responsible posltlohs~as secretaries or clerks of Institutions. Take for Instance one Item: The association bad during the course of several years made changes In Its quarters, and it waa Important to know the exact date that certain buildings were occupied. There was nothing on record, not even In the minutes, to show where the meetings were held. Almost invariably the record would open "The association met In regular session, president .so and BO in the chair and the following members present." Well, of course, some of the members had to be hnnted np, and In four or five cases a dispute would arise aa to whether any particular meeting had been held. It looks strange, but let some of our secretaries look over their minutes and see If they have not neglected Just this very Important notation.—Cor. Cincinnati Commercial-Gazette. Titles of the Shah. , The shah certainly has his goodly share of that peculiar conceit that goes largely to make up the oriental despot, and he has well defined and rather good alzed ideas as to what Is due him and his rank. He has quite a stock of titles and forms of address, such as shah, shahlnshah (king of kings), khakau (a kadjar title), padi- shah, alahaczret (majesty), which latter is the formal appellation that he goes by. The usual phrases in addressing him, however, are: "Kaebleh atlm" (point toward which the earth Inclines), and "Kurban. Shalwem" (may I become your sacrifice). It is not customary to address the shah In any more direct manner; but if, in the course of a conversation, it cannot possibly be avoided, he is not spoken to us "shoma" (you), which is the com- jnon form of address In polite Persian but as "to" (thon). In his intercourse with European diplomats the French votre majeste Is employed, being at once interpreted by the dragoman into .one of the above Persian phrases, and In addressing him in writing he is spoken to and of as votre majeste imperial.—Cosmopolitan. Statistics of Weight. -TJ Qiietelet obtained some weight records, but very little reliance can be placed on them. He concluded from such statistics a$ he could get that a new born infant was, on an average, one-twentieth the weight which Is acquired to middle life) that during the first year after birth the Increment of weight Is about one-tenth of all that is added subsequently, and that between the 15th and 20th yenra more is added to the weight than in any other five year period during life. But Individual iiistancts differ so widely from the average that very little reliance can b« pl&cwl on »uch results. That Qiu-telet's statistics of weight wero incomplete and unsatisfactory is shown by the fact that he did not detect the Interesting law r*e«nUy recognised, according to which la* weight Increases »lowly <or even <iltnin!»ho*} wo»n ths height U iDCre&Bltig rapidly, but toereasw rapidly the height rera&j&fl ' .—Kichwrd A, PftxstsH, A .TndlHnl ,Irntrr - » T.nl<™t.. Ofiry, tho jtvlicinl jrster, hnflb^cn rcaklng his frifnd.i Innsh v=-|th a r.ew joke. ITnro you he.iril df the Infest nb- etract schrnip? Of roars? you hnvo not, and yotir curiosity roncernlnn It in stlmn- Ifited to nn oxtrnordirmry degree by tho solemn, almost mysterious air tif the judge, whoask? you the question. "Well," ha snys, nftor you have pressed him to t«ll you. "we are getting up a company that will prr-paro a complete sot of books from the records of tho courts, nnd be rendy to furnish abstracts of titles to men and womnn. Sny a woman wants to marry a rrmn whom sho has not known very long, and she want* to mnlce sm-e that he has no wife living in Wisconsin or Indiana, she comes to onr company and gits an abstract of title on him that show her just how mnny times he has been married, how mnny times divorced, how mnny wires he has had die, what they died of, and all about his matrimonial "career, If he hns had one. The ntwtrncts, of conrse, will be quite useful to the man who wants to know whnt port of a title he can get to the woman he is about to marry, and In every way tho scheme will be a good one. There Is a Rrejxt and an Increasing demand for just such on enterprise right herein Chicago.' '—Chicago Herald. The venerable John G. Whittier, the Quaker poet has a lingering fondness for the trade he learned as a boy, that of shoemaking. We expect other people to change their opinions, yet (ling tenaciously to our own. THE MARKETS. Cnicino, Feb. 14., Board of trade quotations to-day were as follows: Wheat-No. 2 March, opened TO^c bid, closed 76"4-Wc; May, opened 81«-%e, closed -Hc; June, opened 81^-^c. closed 81^-^a Corn—No. 8 March, opened 4G%o, cloned 40^o nominal; May, opened liyc, closed K%c bid; June, opened 51 ^-Mc, closed 5b%c asked. Oats —No. S Mny. opened SlJic, clowd Sl^io; June, opened &2c, closed 81^0. Pork—March, opened 114.06 bid, closed" $14.13 nominal; May, opened 14.80, closed 114.40. Lard—March, opened |7.8S bid, closed »7.07J<-70. Lire Stock—Uulon Stock yards quotations; Hogs— Market opened a shade higher for best grades; later weak at yesterday's prices; light grade*, $5.00(2113.1; rough packing, $3.16(3.3-83; inixod lota, $&.1.'>(Z&5.55; heavy pocking and shipping lota. $5.40i(£3.BO. Cattle—Market strong; beeree, poor to prime, $3.23@6.!»; cows, f 1.90 Q8.00; stockerx and feeders, $4.8J®3.40. Sheep —Market unehanired; natives, poor to prune, UK&6.£>; westerns, I4.00Q0.10; lambs, *4.7M& 8.25. Produce: Butter—Fancy Eluln creamery, 80® 81o per Ib; fancy dairy, £3®24c; packlnn stock, iBc. EKgH—Fresh laid, 18©21c por doz.; Icehouse, 15®18c. Drrasocl poultry—Chickens, 9& lOo per Ib; turkeys, W&tWJa; ducks, B©10o; geeoe, 6®0c Potatoes—BB@90c per bu.; street potatoes, $2.500.4.00 per bbL Apples—Choice, $a.85<2,2.75; per bbL Cranberrleo—Belt and cherry, $0.00 ppr bbl; bell and bugle, $e.CO. N«w York. NKW You*. Feb. 11 Wheat-Steady; No. 9 red state, 00HO; No. S do, 02>i®93c; No. a red winter March, BO&o. Corn—Dull; No. 9 mixed cash. Sic; do March, Me; do M»y, r,9^e bid. flata—Qutet; No. 1 white state, 4^@43c; No. II do, 89^@40a Rye—Dull and unchanged. Barley—Nominal. Pork—Dull; > year old mess, $10.00^15.60. Lard-February, $8.06; March, |7.M. Live Block: Cattle—Not mnch doing; two carloads fair Chicago steers, $4.70; dressed beef, steady; $0.50447.78; to-day's cable advices from London and Liverpool quote American refrigerator beef steady; Da V Ib. Sheep and Lambs- Dull, weak and lower; sheep, $4.60(3,6.13; one carload. $6.5);. lambs, $3.76^7.12V6. Hog*— None offered Alive; nominally steady; $0.40 Q&.7B. Toledo. TOLEDO, Ohio, Fob. 14. Wheat—(Juiet; cftsh, 84H®8Bc; May, ST>$c; June, 87Ko; July, 8%c; August, WHic asked. Oorn-Qulet; cash, M^c; May, 68^0. Oou— Steady; cash, 9Sc; Mar, Me. Clover •Bed- Steady; cash and February, $4.00; Moron, $4.00 bid; April, $l02>t Milwaukee. Mn,WAn«ra, Wls., Feb. 14. Wheat—Steady; cash, 70J4c; March, 76$fo; Mfl», TO^c. Corn-Firm; No. «, 40Ke, Oat* —Easy; No. 9 white, SHy 4 c. Eye-Steady; No. 1, 81a Barley—Dull; No. 2, 74Kc. Detroit. DlTRorr, Mich., Feb. 14. Wheat—No, 1 white cosh, 6Sc; No. 9 red cosh Pebble Goat Button, •! OO Hen* Lane, Rattan and Cenvreu, » «8 Children! Kl« and Goat Button. OO mtnmen Kid and G««t Button, 1 85 W1NTKR GOODS AT CO8T. D. W HOPKINSON. ATTENTION ! I cannot say that I have the largest stock ot In Sterling, or that I sell lower than any other house, but will give you an Idea of my S.tocli and And let you Judge for yourself. January 4, 1888 620 Sacks Minnesota Flour; the very best Patent. $1.2» per sack. * 370 bushel Potatoes at $1.00 per bushel. 80 barrels Eocene and Snow White Oil : Snow Whith 12c per gallon. 40 boxes Klrk'B, Fairbanks, Procter & Gamble's Laundry Soap; 6 to e cents per bar Over 300 boxen Toilet Soup at 3 to 10 cents per Cake. 800 pounds Smoking and Obewi ng Tobacco, from W to 90 cents per pound. 300 pounds H lurch, 8 to lu cents per pound. Over tOo pound! Baking Powder, 20 to 40 cents per pound. ; Besides, Sugars, Teas. Coffees, 8YKUPS, SPIOES, Extracts, Foreign and Donwjstlc Fruit*. Green aad Dried, acd a LARGE STOCK Ot other articles too numerous to mention. P ease compare my stock and prices with ethers and see whether they are entitled to claim ibe "Largest HUtck and Lowest I'ricoa In the City." Respectfully, L. L. JOHNSON, BIPUI V**™ 1 ***"* •** UKta * *ho isad this IUvUuI ul o ? n «n art; ttiay will Hod honorable «n>(MO)iueBi tbat will not take-them from Uttlr b.oaja» «u>d families. The profits are i&rge ma sura tor orery industrious peraou I ra*t>y txaire <Mde uul ire now making wvtril hundred dollars t moDlh. It la ««*y lor say oar to ra*ke »i »«d apwardj per day. who In wflUog to wot*, zither *s.t, young oroM; capital aol n«d«d', w» start you. JhrerytWas MW. Ku required: yuu, rutdit, SUB do tt I* M O o STOKE, Other Fine Goods too numerous to mention. OPPOSITE CALT HOUSE. PI] • vs. REFINED The Public's attention has been called to the subject, through the proceedings of Congress regarding the subject, and we vish also t ^ CALL ATTENTION To the fact that wo have At 12ic per Pound, We have a tew more of those Sweet Florida dram, A), At 25 & 30c per Dozen N< more to be had after these are gone. .'.. I OUR CANNED FRUIT& —AND— VEGETABLES are selling fast. TRY OUR COFFEES AND TEAS, The best in the city. Maple Sugar and Honey. We can save any-one money by " trading with us. JACOB EISELE, Has already received his Fall Stock I Cassi meres __• Woolens! And a tlF.er lot of goods never was brougnt to this city. Be don't ask yon to call, for lie ISDUWS yon will do it without . waiting for an invitation. CHICAGO REAL ESTATE. Being connected with an old expert- rleiiced IlKAL. KMTATK firm In Chicago, I have at all tlmi'a choice City and Miiburban property for Hale. Ixitsv nlno nrrcx, for •lib-dividing into lot*. Chicago IM growing rapidly ; real estate JM liicrennlnc In value ; an tu- veHtmeiit there In sure to pay big In- teri'Mt. I ran cite many Instances where property, both lot*) and acres, have more than doubled • in value In the pant Rlx niniitlin. JTunt now 1 have two extra good bargain* to offer. Al«o, Home lioimes in Htorllnff, and two good far in » near Sterling. J. V. KMJ11TT, HterllnK. 111. Try one mid you'll smoke no other. Sold only by RF.A FIIASEK, who also keeps choice, brunds of Tobacco, cigars, pipes, and flne con, fectloiiiiry at lowest prices. f hasrevolutlonlj!e<lt h8 world dur- lne 'he last half century. Mot least among the wonders o( Inventive progress Is a method: and system of.work tbat can be performed all over the country without separating the workers from their homes. Payliberal; any one can do the workjoithersex, young or old; no special ability required. Capital not neeiied, you are started free, Cut this out and return to us and we will seed you fren something of great value and Importance 10 you that will Blurt you In business, which will bring you In more money riicht awtiy, than anything else in the world,- Grand outfit free. Address True& Co., Augusta, Maine. dwtf osr IE Wall Papers, Wall Papers, ^Wall Papers, Wall Papers, Wall Papers, Wall Papers,

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