Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on April 22, 1897 · Page 3
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Sterling, Illinois
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R,• C. AT THE"in'TBIIN"'"TME Of)!) CORNER,' STERLING AND ROCK f^ALLS 8OME STRANGE, QUEER AND CURIOUS PHASES OP LIFE. WELL ENTERTAINED. S«rfi§on Corpf Plays **»« Hotteiw to th« ®a«»n'6 Taste, Kntertalntng Their <3u9it* With a Finn Spread nnd Cordial Word* 0t Welcome. The Sterling and Bock Falla W. B. C. 1 a good time in Morrison Tuesday [ Sfterooon and evening. The Sterling _ i left herejit 12:15 and were given fa cordial welcome by the Morrison la- J he rooms of the Morrison Corps e handsomely decorated in honor ftf their guests and a delightful reception was enjoyed. The Bock Falls ladies went down in a wagonette, arriving sometime after the Sterling delegation. Everybody knew Mrs. Qoodell Iras coming long before she reached the hall. A regularly conducted meeting was iield, after r which all adjourned^tojihe^ Imppei'room" "FoWlabiee," ; b"eautlf ally" decorated with smilax and carnations, were spread and the following was the 4 ^ Mend. . , . •> Sandwiches" Cold Chicken Bscalloped Potatoes, Lobster Salad, Fruit Salad Olives Pickles Jelly Ice Cream Cake , Coffee. , \ Toasts were next in order and were ; responded to*by the following ladies: Mesdams Eshleman, Allen, St. John, '" Mapomber, Harrison, Brimmer, Durs- .tln,' Werner, Goodell, Haskell, Van Horn, Mann, Packer, McCarty, Brown, : Bent, Ramsay and Brewer. . , Morrison Corps, No. 60, was organized one year ago with nineteen charter members. It now number's forty-one. ' The following ladles were the guests of the occasion. • „____ HTEUT.TNQ Horde and Cnrrlngo Blown Away In a New Tork Storm—Frstn<1 Detected by the X Kay»—Siberia, North and South —FoVgot to Hold Election. UST a little shapely head, Golden b r ight •with sunny hair, Just a f alry'u lightsome trjsad •Dane Ing alwayB everywhere; Tw» soft eyes of starry hue, Lips that charm .the heart from you, Pair to smile and sweet to woe— My darling! Bven tender, ever gay, Dearest in her childish mirth, Just the sunshine's sweetest ray, Tripping o'er the summer earth; L/aughlng at her lover's sighs With those blue provoking eyes, A11 myjpleadlng-Bhe denies— •_ -.- -.-. AIy.-darltng 1=-^. Btrt turwe iSre-e rnonfTia ar** t.h* •warm ones rnjoycd in Slbertit, for not tint!! Juno In the nothprn districts, do*« the leu begin to melt, and the rivers commence to freeze again by the middle of August. The great rivers which flow from the mountains in the south across the plains Into the Arctic Ocean are, in the lower portion of their course, frozen solid to the bottom. The soil is frozen to an Incredible depth; bodies burled In the earth never decom- ose, for the ground, even In the hot- est summers, thaws only to a depth of our to five feet, and ,below that remains solidly frozen. From 60 to 70 reed below zero are not uncommon n the northern parts of Siberia; a zero emperature Is considered a mild and omfortable season. The southern dls- rlct, through which the Trans-Siberian •allway passes, Is of quite different ;haracter. Of tha 4,000,000 population of Siberia, nine-tenths are settled In he south plain of Europe. Southern Siberia Is a country capable of support- ng an Immense population, and It Is his region which the government expects to develop by means of the allway now ln_course of construction. " 'Hesdames:— KsWeman JBrlmmer Coe Haskell "Vogt Siangan • Hoyt ' i fa- st. John Harrison Werner. Mann Shultz , Kelly Van Horn Keeny Kirk BOCK FALLS. Mesilames •— 'Allen • Montague Kims Woodworth Uurstln Wagley Macomber Brown Limerick Van Dusen ' tittle Bugle BlaatB. - For the first time in. the history ,'of the North Western, one woman and Sixteen children were carried on one r Winters P Worth $* McOarty |f? Packer. a ( tlndsley Oh, she holds my eager heart In her soft and pretty hand, So I have no will to part Or my freedom to demand! Just a laughing sprite is she Cold and passing cruel to me, Yet I love her tenderly— My darling! \"\': Horae and Carriage Blown Array. Wotcott Sper'al to Rochester Union: A most peculiar accident occurred to Miss Fannie Sherman of West Port Bay street Monday afterpoon. Her father, William 1. Sherman, cares for the summer resort at Wood's Island during, the winter, and Monday he had occaalor. to send to this village and not having the leisure to go himself, sent his 16-year ?ld daughter and a younger child. Duvlug the winter it la the habit of the farmers In that section to drive the length of Port Bay, i • 4ii_^terling.and-BockJ£alla_Ladiea_are_ ^warm in their praises of the royal entertainment given them by the Morris- 'Wcorps, , * ;, ''George's wife had the honor of being ~" '- tvtlja onlyTManirpreaentr Most of the ladies returned Tuesday evening, but a few remained over night "with friends. DELEGATES ARE CHOSEN. ' I*,. Whftealde Bitten Who Will Attend the Ju' tllolal Convention at Rockford. >»'* * Jk convention was held in Morrison "today to select delegates from this r" county to the Judicial Convention, Which will be beld in Kockford tomor- aa it shortens the distance to ihe lage by nearly a mile. Miss Sherman had the horse hitched to a top buggy and started up the bay In tbo teeth of a 6tiff wind. The horse was smooth shod and had some difficulty in keplng his footing, but got along fairly well till they passed "Nlggerhead" Point, when they caught the full force of the wind. For a moment the horse stood still, Mil a fresh gust caught the buggy top and he began to lose ground. He made heroic efforts to go ahead, but they were of no avail, and a moment later, with feet braced, the horse was being rapldJy towed tall forward, tp- ward the sand bar, a quarter of a mile distant, at a surprisedly rapid rate of speed. Mr. .Sherman heard the children scream and ran to head them off, but before he could reach them the bug- 1 gy struck the ,bar, cramped and was overturned and the horse yanked into the midst of the wreck. ^ Fraud Detected by Use of X Rayi • From the Baltimore Sun: The X ray nipped la the bud a few days ago a clever scbome to'defraud the City -and-Sutoarban-RaHwaV-eompanyi—The man who attempted to perpetrate the trick represented that he had had one of his arms broken by a car of the company, and, through an attorney, he demanded $3,500 damages. His arm was tied up from the wrist to the elbow, and he pretended to 'be In great pain. Rather than go to the expense of a lawsuit, the railway company offered to compromise the claim by the payment of $100, which was refused. The company then thought of the X ray, and, believing the claimant to be a fraud, they arranged to_haye_ a plc- • Capt. Parker was made Chairman ^ and the representatives of the Bepub- •/lican press, Secretaries. On motion >iof Walter Stager the following com- •i'mittee was appointed to select the ^4elegates: Walter Stager,' William '? * Mitchell and F. D. Bamsay. The com\ jaittee reported as follows: Charles McPherran E. D. Fletcher ; B. D. Gosaert I. L. Waver C. 0. Fuller William Mitchell E.W.Dow Hugh Shannon F, D, Kosebrook J. Johnson . L. Sheldon *jfcD.Joha *W, N, JSttskeU 1. 1. T. Stocking i Grant , JmnesDeetz I? ^LECTIONS IN OTHER TOWNS. Nearly Eatlre I,lceo»e Ticket Chosen at ; ' MorrUon. J The entire license ticket, with the exception of the Alderman \n the Second ward, was elected at Morrison Tuesday. City officers were elected as f ol: Mayor, H. A. Boyd; City Cleric, . Balrd; Treasurer, Robert E. Corn; City Attorney.S. A. McCalmont; „ ioe Magietrate, A. B. Balrd; Alder. »ft»Q First w«trd, J, A, Nowlen; Second, Smith; Tbird, Frank .Clark. There was no unusual excitement the flection was without incident at note, The Tanaplco. village election at Tampioo _,_ -I.very quietly. The no-license ticket carried by a majority of twenty- three, The-following members of tbe • "pillage Board were elected: JPreai- Utat, L. J. Kendall, George prayton, M. H. Uoyer and J. M. Jacobs. Leslie , waa elected Clerk and Robert '"planter, Police Magistrate. ture taken of the bones of the man's arm. The photograph showed that the bones were intact, and that they had never been fractured. When the bandages were removed from the arm the skin was found burned and discolored and the physicians who examined It said had been-turned with acid. The result of the X-ray examination was made known to the clalm-i ant, and he offered to settle with the company for $25, but the company was no longer in a compromising mood. following ouicere were eleated a Qbetfttown; President, WiUlwa t i'tuvtMiii J. E. Ff**y» George , JJester Woodaril; Forgot to Hold an Election. Jefferson, la., special to Counci Bluffs Nonpareil: Official matters in the town of Rlpley are In a uomewha chaotic condition. Rippey has a population' of 400 pedple and is Incorporated, but at the present time it is without a mayor and has but a part of tbe council. This condition of affairs Is the result of the fact that the matter of holding a municipal election there last week was entirely overlooked by everybody. Although elections . were held in a thousand towns in Iowa las week, and Rippey has beld elections the first Monday in tytarch for many years, yet on this particular year i never occurred to a citizen of that town that an election should take place un til nearly evening of election day when the county attorney was hur rledly called up by telephone and asked for advices in the premises. Aa yet the problem has not been solved and the legislature may be.called.upon to provide a way by which the town o Rippey may again indulge in the lux ury of a mayor and council. The statute provides for the election of offl cers once a year, and not until their successors are elected aud qualified. Bo the town at the present time is running itself. •^ Siberia, North «ud SoutU. There la probably no country 011 the globe that haa greater Extremes o temperature than Siberia. During tb< thr«@ months of the uuiamw tlia heal of t&d feim la iritasise, tha thermometer pi) the Tuadrafl, or gv*at uorth Tne-countnrisT:apabie r of -growing any of the grains of the temperate zones. Middle Agei. "Middle Agea" Is a term of no definite period, but varies a little with almost every nation. Roughly It may be regarded aa Including a period of about a thousand years, or from the fifth to the end of the fifteenth century; or f reckoned by events, as extending from the subversion of the Roman Em- pilre, and the transfer of the Imperial dignity'from Rome to Constantinople [A. D. 476). to the outbreak of the reformation (A. D. 1520). rfallam, In his History of the Middle Ages," says: "It is not possible to fix accurate limits to the middle ages; but although the ten centuries from the fifth to, the fifteenth seem, In a general point of view, to constitute that period, a lest! arbitrary™division j==wa«» irecwsaTy-r-iQ render the commencement and conclusion of an historical narrative satisfactory;" and he accordingly makes the period to extend "from the invasion of France by Clovis (A. D. 389) to that of Naples by Charles VIII. (1495)." For his purpose this might be advisable, but for common use there Is little advantage in such arbitrary restriction. The term must be accepted for convenience rather than precision, and to understand it aa comprising a thousand years, from the end of the fifth to the beginning of the sixteenth century, Is for all ordinary purposes sufficient. Sat Up In HU Cofflp. Columbia, S. C., special to Atlanta Constitution: Edward Qeddlngs, a farmer living near Sumter, had been 111 for six weeks with the grip. A few days ago he became much worse, and yesterday— morning .=waa pronounced dead by doctors; nurse and relatives. The coffin was ordered and the body was prepared for 'burial. In the afternoon it was placed, in the coffin, and _tbe Interment was to takeiplace_thla_ morning. During the evening, when the room was full of the dead man's friends, who were talking In low tones, a voice was heard issuing from the coffin. One of the men opened the lid and Geddlngs rose to a sitting posture and spoke to them. He was quickly undressed and put to bed. Today ho is reported improved, and there are hopes of his recovery. AgriCTiItnre the MalrUtay of AU. W. M. King, of the Washington Post, saye: It has been wall and truthfully stated that agriculture may well be studied both as a science and an art. It la a science because it is based on nature's laws, and an art because it Can ' b«i made productive of those articles that contribute so much to the welfare of mankind. Agriculture Is a science which explains the mode of cultivating the ground so as to cause It to produce in plenty and perfection those grains, fruits and vegetable 'products which are useful to man, and to such animals as are reared by him for food and labor. For these reasons, If for no others, the principles of agricultural science should be taught in all schools and colleges, as well as any other 6t the-Bcloncesror-artar— Firat^Bee-that Q 7 knowledge of the principles is acquired, and their application later will become not only pleasant, but profitable. No occupation Is better calculated to call forth the learning of the man of science than that of agriculture, and none In which a man can engage with mone honor or to which more honor should be attached. Good farming is the mainspring of national progress. The farmer who calls to his aid the light of modern science and doubles his crop per acre la Justly entitled to more praise than he who builds cities. When the first general assembly of the agriculturists of France was held its first president, M. Drouyn de 1'Huys, in his opening address, said: "Agriculture Is the noblest' of professions; stable as the earth which is its base, pure RS the sun which enlightens, free as the air which gives it life; it ripens reason, fortifies the character_BM_cleyjates_the. "soul 16wardn.he" Creator by^the r ' WBBAT. AAJ .... fuly .... Apr .... Corn. day July .... Apr .... Oata. Majr .... July..., Apr .... de«s prk day .... July.... Apr .... Lard. day b... fitly .... Apr .... tlnual ppectacle'of the miracle's of creation. Agriculture Is seated upon the granite upon which the state reposes." All honor, then, to agriculture as a science, as an art, and as the m&lnstay of the nation. , Experiment Stations. A correspondent of Agricultural Advertising says: "The state experiment stations are each expending something like ?100,000 a year'in teaching agriculture in their various commonwealths, and the taxpayers are paying the freight, but I doubt If one of these establishments Is doing- as much good as one well-conducted agricultural Journal, the expense of which ofttlmes is carried >by one individual. The papers are at it continuously, and the work goes on forever, like the water that turns the mill, while an agricultural college re- Queer Conduct of a Tree. ^ From the Spokane Spokesman-Review: An unusual Incident occurred In the timber near Fossil, Ore., the. other day. Beaber and French sawed through a tree measuring thirteen feet in circumference, and though they sawed until the teeth of tbe saw came through on the opposite side, though the tree top was free from all support, though they pried and chopped and wondered and talked, still that tree stood there, and still the saw remained pinched In so tightly that it could not •be moved. At last they were obliged to go home, leaving the tree standing on its stump. Next day the tree was down.' It had apparently sprung or slid from the stump, striking perpendicularly In the sandy soil at first, making a hole five feet deep and as far across. Sam Jpnei Ag-aluit Divorce. From a sermon at Atlanta: The Infernal divorce is the work of the devil. The most unpardonable.sin is making a statute to dissolve this holy union of marriage. Woman, if you have married a dog, live with him; * If you marry a scoundrel, keep him to yourself. Don't let him loose to ruin the life of some other woman. A man may make a mistake In marrying a woman, but it is his mistake. There are 40,000,000 in the United States, and if you make a mistake out of that number, keep her to yourself, you dirty dog. Georgia Signs of Early Spring. ~>Vom the Rome Tribune: Last week tha flrsl^bluebird was noticed In this neighborhood, and this week, despite the rain, a pair of robins made their appearance. Song sparrows have been heard singing, and wild geese and duoks are flying north. Altogether, it is quite evident that spring is not, far distant. The sap is rising in the treeu, and tbe eschallot harvest will be earlier than usual this year. » A. Unique Compliment to'the .President Special to Minneapolis Tribune from Three River Falls, Minn.:' Most Republicans ia the city shaved off their beards on inauguration <lay juid will wear oleaarghavea faces to tumor of - measley little bulletins a year," and some of these are so technical as to be utterly useless to the ordinary reader." The Farmers' Review does not believe that the above Is a correct, view There is simply no common ground of comparison between a newspaper and an experiment station. The work of the former is to take the truth and lay it before its readers. The work of the latter is to ascertain the truth. An experiment station is not to be judged by the bulletins It issues or the quantity of work done. It Is to be judged by the faithfulness of its Investigations, whether they be fruitful or fruitless. The experiment stations have done an immense amount of valuable work since 1887, when they came into existence. Export of American Corn. Newton B. Ashby, United States consul at'Dublin, Ireland, some time ago sen^ to the State Department in Washington, for the consideration of the, Department of Agriculture, some data and suggestions relating to the use of American maize, or Indian corn, In foreign countries. Mr. Ashby said: "The difficulties .in the way of the American maize are twofold; In the first place, maize, or Indian corn, Is not a» widely used by Europeans for feeding purposes as its value In the feed ration, considered in reference to comparative cost, merits. In the second place, our maize comes in competition with Danublan and Blaok Sea maize." The St. Louis Qlobe-iDemocrat adds "Figures were presented showing that in 1894 the port of Dublin received by direct import nearly 2,000,000 hundredweight of maize, of which only 6 per cent was from the United States although the maize .from the American corn belt is generally acknowledged to be of better feeding value, pound for pound, than the Asiatic and European varieties. Mr. Ashby suggested that the difficulties of competition might be overcome by American mill- era In a large degree by preparing for foreign export a ration composed of a mixture of maize, oats, oil-cake and wheat. The British and Irish farmers feeders and dairymen are more familiar with feeding stuffs in the form of cakes than by any other method. • • Corn and Husk.—Some western farmers have learned that ears of corn merely broken from the stalk and un- huaked are eaten by cattle with less likelihood of injury than if corn is husked and fed on tbe ear, the usual way. The husk proves a porous addition to tbe ration, and prevents the grain from fermenting. But when corn IB spapped from the stalk, there is a bard, routfh stub at the butt of the ear that has little nutrition, and may very easily be injurious. If the stock is valuable, it will pay for the extra qo»t of husking and grinding the corn, In tbe creater amount of nutriment the animals will get tram tbe food.— UHIOAOO MAKKEfg. Furnished by Chicago Board of Trade; branch oflice resr First National Bank, Sterling Illinois. H.irrlson,Telephone, 18. Long Distance Bell Telephone, 89, AXTXOX.M. OPEN. ra* 8.45 8.00 4.17 4.25 HIGH. 8.50 8.62 4.17 4.27 LOW. -X '-H 8.45 8.55 4.15 4.25 OLOSB. .45a .55 .45 .15 .25 .15 12 O'CLOCK— CASH MARKET. No. 2 Bed, 89094. 3 " 83@88. 2 Spring, T6@70. 3 " 73@75. 2 Hard W., 74JfT@76 3 " "' 72@74. 1 Northern Spring, 77. Corn. ' No. 2 White, 24%. «« 2 - 25. •' 2 Yellow, 25. •' <« 3 " 3 Yellow, 23 Oats. ' No. 2 - 17%@18. " 2 White, 21@22. " 8 - 10@18K. 11 8 White, 18@21}£. NORTHWEBTEBN BBOEIFTB. La8t Laat Week Year Minneapolis ..... 121 201 239 Duluth ..... 87 82 122 Chicago .....— — — Car lots today—Wheat, 9; corn, 70; oats, 105. Estimated car loads tomorrow- wheat, 8; corn, 112; oato, 124; hogs, 25iOOO. HOQ AND OATTLB RECEIPTS. April 21, '97. UNION STOCK YAHDS— Hoga 28,000. Cattle 13,000. Sheep 28,000. • Hogs left over 1,600. Kansas City hogs to-day, 13,000. Kansas City cattle to-day, 9,000. Omaha hogs to-day", 3,000. Omaha cattleto-day, 1,700. V OFSNINA. Hogs opened weak. Mixed, 3.95Q4.15; good heavy, 3.90 04.22; rough, 3.70<|3,80; light, 3.900 412. Cattle steady, jieep-elow. __—__ To make a clean sweep of our entire stock of Spring Dress Goods, we have grouped Jiem in three lots, and will offer them to-morrow at such Low Prices that it will certainly stimulate generous buy- J'his .Special r-—8 Hogi closed 5c lower. Light, $3.90@4.15; mixed, 39004.15; heavy, 83.90@84.15. Sheep steady. Consumption Cured. . BROUGHT BACK PROM TUB GRAVB. I,ast November Mr. Joseph James, painter, of 325 W. Pearl St., Indianapolis, Ind., was at death's door with quick consumption. Wasted to a skeleton; his lungs a mass of ulceration; his death was hourly awaited by his doctor and family. He was kept in a constant stupor with opium, A friend, thinking to relieve his terrible cough, gave him a bottle of Brazilian Balm. Seeing its wonderful effect, the doctor advised its continued use. Mr. James soon after "disinissed~his~doctorr and depended on the Bafm. alone. His recovery was rapid and complete, and in February he returned to work. His lungs are sound, and his weight greater than at any time in his life. His recovery is regarded almost a miracle. COMMA. BACILLUS. In consumption beware of cough mixtures . and prescriptions that contain opium. Opium paralizes the nerves, and gives the comma bacillus a jgooid chance to destroy the lungs. It is always fatal. Brazilian Balm does not contain a trace of any opiate, but stimulates the nerves with new life and power, destroys the microbe, and restores all that is left of the diseased lungs to a sound and healthy state which no other remedy has ever been known to accomplish. Had Catarrh 36 Years. Josiab. Bacon, conductor on the P. W. & B. R. R., says. "I had suffered with catarrh for 36 years and regarded my case as hopeless. One day I saw the testimonial of Geo. H. Hearn in a Brazilian Balm circular. Hearn was the engineer on my train and I knew his case was desperate. I talked with Hearn and his cure gave me hope. I began the use of the Balm at once. There was not much change for the first two months but then I begau to improve and in six months, to my inexpressible satisfaction, I was entirely cured." Saves Doctor's Bills. Families in the country should always keep Brazilian Balm on hand. It i& the doctor in_the house, always ready and reliable. For colds, coughs, croup, catarrh, asthma, pleurisy, rheumatism constipation, female troubles, and &l kinds of fevers it acts like magic, ant eaves many a doctor's bill and many a long sickness. Pneumonia Cured. Mrs. A. J. Lawrence, of Beaver, Pa., eays: "Brazilian Balm brought me oul of a severe attack of pneumonia in splendid shape.- It is a wonderful remedy for coughs and luug troubles. Also for outward use, for burns, cold-sores aud chapped bauds and face, it eu« like ma&ic. It in invaluable w Ota MARBCBT, OOBBS0TJW , No. 4, Corn. No. 2 60 ..... . Out*, No. 2 ......... . .............. Osw, No. 2, White ................ rtje... 82 jtm STOCK—H-gs, fc W3 S 6$83 70 Omttle , 2 CB@4 00 PABJK PRODTIO*— Bntt*t, W 18 . ... ..... S to**, f bo. ................ .. 85 OOAIf-niinoK, • ton ......... ........ . I OOtM 38 , Morrli Brm.. ....... ... T 99 *W 7B®80 ix»ut/raT— Spring chicken* FowU. ...... — ~....i; Dnolu— ------ — ...... . Tnrkeyg ........ i — .... 6H B 8 Bargains differs from others in one very important particular, viz : the Dress Goods are all new, this season's purchases, and Prices Are Cut only in pursuance , of our established policy of never carrying goods over from one-season to the next. Lot One— contains a lot of very stylish dress fabrics in Checks ana Mixtures — goods that. have sold freely up to 69c a yard- all in one lot, and Lot Two-= All of our handsome Spring <.~-DreBB Goods that have sold " freely up to 75c a yard, including many choice styles in fancy black goods—in this Clearing Sale Choice for 48C a y flrd Lot Three-^ ~ Includes all of medium priced Spring Dress Goods that have sold up to 40c a yard—in Mixtures, Checks, etc.—excellent qualities— • , Choice for 25 C a y flrd There will be many advant: ages in an early selection. 80 W«it 8d St. Oppoilte Randolph House. IT IS A that Hallett, The Druggist, has the freshest, brightest and newest line of high-grade WnU Papers in Sterling, W. P. Hallett, *o W,

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