Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on February 22, 1888 · Page 3
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J:< v JLyJX iit •--«• v. H 0 0 ¥ I It 4 fi •H P* S •n' 0 o 8" I 0 •a 0 H fi •H ^ I—< »4 fa C8 ' d > a a •H t Evening Gazette. THR KYBNIHH new»«tan<lii. Prl <'-sj\ be had at all the CK.TTB. WKDNESDAY. FEU. 22. IttfW. HOC'IF.TIK* ASIK AML'ltKMKST* TO-XI«HT. Modern Woodmen meet tonight. Diim meeting tonight. Full attendance desired. Sterling Pleasure Club. Business. J. H. Hoofstitler in lirnadw ly church. Temperance. URKVITIKM. Jacobs •M tt 0 ^ 9 A —The case of Jacobs comes on this afternoon. —Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Wilkinson this morning a boy. —The will of the late Wm. W. O'Kane has been admitted to probate. — Thfl last will and testament of tho late Adam Spies has been admitted to probate. __ Chronological;— Today it, the anniversary of the birth of George Washington, born in 1732. — Some of the rooms in the several public schools have exercises today commemorative of the birth of the father of his country. —A number of 'the Sterling friends of the late Patrick Fane, the llreman killed at Elburu a day or two ago, attended his funeral »t Dixon today. —The family of Mrs. Wharlleld, living near Como, five children, are down with the measles, and the oldest 'son has the pneumonia, also. " —Married, Feb. 22, Mr. Eugene Barnes, of Coleta, 111., to Miss Mina Beeman, of Sterling, by the Itev. Martion Post. The happy couple leave for a trip to Chicago aud vicinity. — John G Manahan and Jacob Stakemiller have filed petitions for letters testamentary before Judge McCoy, on the estate of the late James McGlbben. Bond for 820,000 filed and approved. . —David Wink saw a fire proceeding from a basket on the porch in the rear of Rea Frazer's cigar store this mom- ing and rushed In and suppressed the flames before they did any damage. —The GAZETTE desires to have reported to it all cases of real estate transfers in our community; also all parties who purpose erecting residences, business houses, or .other struc^ Cures the coming season. —There is talk around the depots this morning that some man shot Into a passing freight last night. The name of the alleged offender has been repeated with the report, but no motive has been ascribed foi the act. —Fulton, Morrison, Clinton and Lions Odd Fellows had a very pleasant time, socially at Fulton' on Monday night, the members of the lodges from the several places named having met there for cultivation of acquaintance and meeting of old friends. —A farmer having ten acres of corn In shock in a field not far from his house informs us that large numbers of prairie chicken have been boarding at his expense all winter and he begins to wonder whether the State ought not to suffer him tovmake reprisals,— get some board out of them, as it were. —Charles Cochran plead guilty before Justice Alexander last evening to a charge of furnishing liquor to an habitual drunkard. He was held in 8200 bonds, unable to give which he was taken down to Morrison on the I: iff train. States Attorney Stager prosecuted. . rsMonday night Fulton "had a flre; loss about 8500. The building was occupied as 6. residence by J. I). Farwell aud L. P. Hill. The Journal invites at tention to the fact that in six years that city, has lost no less than a dozen houses by flre. In the same time Sterling has not bad a single conflagration. —Chairman Jones, of the State Central Committee, has issued a call for a meeting of the State Central Com ; mlttee at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Chleago, March 6, next, for the purpose of' calling a State convention The usual Invitation In extended to leaoing Republicans to be present for conference and counsel, — Stanton Morgan, of Hock Falls, was arraigned before Justice Alexander this morning on a charge of furnishing liquor to an habitual drunkard. He was held in 8200 bonds to the circuit court and being unable to give which he was taken to Morrison on the 1 :18 train this afternoon.' State's attorney Stager, prosecuted. —Mr. George W. Bre'wer, alderman first ward was completely surprised by a large number of friends from Sterling and Jordan calling upon him In a body, bearing refreshments, which they subsequently served. The evening was spent agreeably to all. Mr. Brewer exhibiting decided pleasure at this manifestation of the esteem of his friend*. —Jacob II. lloofatitler for more than ten years past a lecturer in the temperance fleld, but who for several years has not appeared before a home audience addressed last night and the night before an audience in the Broadway M. E. church and will again favor them this evening with a lecture upon the same subject. Mr. Hoofititler's talents as a speaker none will deny who have heard htm, whether they are friendly to him or the cause he espouses, or contrarily inclined. —Au amusing Btory is going the rounds of the northern Illinois press ,o the effect that a party not long ago came into Sterling In a sleigh to which BO large a bell was attached, that it geared all the people aud horaes, half to death and net the members of the Council lu a terrible quandary aa to what they should do,—repeal the bell oniioAiioe or regulate th« aize of the bella to be u»«d t «tc. «o away from home to l«arn w>w»,—tt»*t dent h»p- •!*"• —Clinton, Fulton and Lyons ail look for beneficial results from the proposed new bridge across tho Mississippi at, that point. —Not a singlo outward manifestation anywhgro today thiit (ieorge Washington had a birthday. Gutss we'll have to change his birthday to Decoration day or Fourth of July. Incidentally, we knew nman who lived to. be (is years old and he died in the firm faith that Washington was born on the Fourth of July. —At Leaf lUver in Ople county on Saturday and Sunday, so a private letter Informs us, there was great excitement growing out of a report that the murderer of A. J. Snell had passed through the village. Quite a large party of citizens organized and scoured bush and wood and fleld. " The man proved to be somebody else nnd the $2,000 reward they will not get. —Agreeably to a law passed by the late legislature the Governor of this State will soon by proclamation flx a day to be called "Arbor day" (Latin, ark>r r a tree) in which:-lt.is! expected that people generally will set out trees in this State. Trees are a necessity to rainfall; their entire removal have converted fruitful places Into deserts. These is too little forest area; there are too few trees In Illinois. We hoj>e and believe the law will result in great good. —The GAZETTE boldly predicts great activity here tnls spring; or to put it more correctly, for there la activity here now,—greatly increased activity in the spring. What with the great •(mount of work which will be done by the 0. H. ifc Q. and the Northwestern railroads, the construction of an elegant city building, the building of a complete and thorough sewer system, the dam increase, and other enterprises, to say nothing of the street ntll- roae and the starting up of new factories,.and the possible finding of natural gas, it is of no use to go further than Sterling to find a live city in which to settle for money making. Add to this, we are one of the healthiest cities on this continent. —The pictures of the Battle of Shiloh and the feats of the Drummer Boy ofShiloh attracted a moderate sized aadleuce to the Academy last night. To those fond of martial anisic, or "fcho take pleasure in the results of continuous practice in any given direction, such performance as was given by the Drummer Hoy would have been exceedingly pleasing. 1 To play as he did with two, three, four and live sticks; to imitate the battle charge, the musketry (lie, cannon boom, and the other sounds of battle, aud, besides, to give a thousand and one other Imitations, with but sticks and parchment stretched over a cylinder, to be able to make sticks rattle so fast that eye could not follow;— to itake them beat against one another and against side of drum, and al to rhymthical measure, are to attain the climax of skill and .artistic results in that single direction. It demonstrated the possibilities of application. Besides old soldiers present had brought before ithem more than once' those scenes of twenty-odd years ago when death rode on every breeze and dwelt In every camp. —Mental processes must be the same la Individuals; ..else how can one explain the finding of the same artl 3lo in ten or twelve exchanges, each claiming it to be original ? By the way; a number of newspapers are insisting that to take a newspaper from an office without paying for It Is petty larceny; but how about taking articles .from other newspapers without giving credit for them? It passes our comprehension that any man should assume.the duties of editor and yet be compelled to resort to the c'-nteraptible device of palming off the labors of another as his own. An exchange, and a daily, too, trom a county north of ua is before us. and we detect nine articles on a single page Of its issue, that we have seen in other newspapers. Yet the paper In question palms them off for its own original matter. This practice is as bad as claiming any sort of property. A conscientious editor will work like n galley slave to get bold of items, and then will be subjected to the mortincation j of seeing some one else steal his articles and pass them off as hia own. The GAZETTE has always consented that its news items shall be used without giving credit; but its 'opinions, comments, etc., it does' insist shall not be used except this paper be given due credit therefor. —The local editor of the Freepo'rt Journal evidently tortured to find local Items of news puts In one of its columns the slander from the Chicago Tribune's Washington correspondent, to the effect that Sterling is a chronic seeker after a government building. Sterling has asked for nothing before from the government. It did once ask for the 8->ldlers home from the State, but failed to get it Sterling has paid more revenue to this government than all the other cities of the three upper tiers of counties of northern Illinois combined (leaving Chicago out), and has never had a cent iu return; never" had Congressman, or a collector, or assessor of Internal revenue, or any other Presidential office except postmaster and -the law compels him to be a resident of the city. Sterling has dons loyal duty by the new tf ,id of X. Carpenter & WtrrllBj Bonmlnfr. Call on P. T. Vanllorne for plans and specifications for all ktads of buildlnga and cut of same. tf l<ot* tor Male. I will offer for a few days my remaining 4 lots In Park Place at a bargain as 1 want to dispose of them. Call on GEO. W. CHAMBKUI.IN and learn terms and prices. C. GOSHEHT, tf PEOPLE'S COLUMN. will Imcrt three lln"* In thl.i col-^SJ umn cmr time for 10 pt-n!*, or [or 40 cents aw»?k. EiU-ti additional line will He 5 cents n single Insertion, or Vi cents » week. KOK New goods smith's. arriving daily at Gold- mwf 13 Kn-Ke-Mo. Miss Olof Krarer, the little Esqui- maux lady, who Is 30 years old and only 40 Inches in height, will lecture (In English) upon "Life in the Frozen North," at the Eock Falls M. E. church Friday evening, Feb. 24. The Chicago papers speak in high 'terms of her lecture, and as further proof of them tfe cite the fact that she ras lectured it Aurora live different times under the auspices of-the Ladies Aid Society .)f that church. Lecture at 7:30. Admission 16 and 25 cents. The public are invited. Fine oranges and fruits of all kinds Iried i»nd fresh, at Tumbleson's. THE CniLU KECOVERED;—My little ijirl, aged seven yeai s, was afflicted with 4 severe cough and cold. She could not sleep but coughed almost incessantly. I was induced by a friend to try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and was astonished at the immediate relief it gave her and the cure it produced. I would not be without it in the house for any price. I have tried many remedies for coughs and colds, but this is superior to anything 1 have ever tried. 1'iof. J. M. MEUAN, Capitol City Commercial College, Des Moiues, Iowa Sold by Strickler & Hoorae, tf Know where to buy. We'll tell you for nothing. It's where there's big stock of latest styles in dress goods and all kinds of dreas goods: Best place to go to, because prices are cheapest. The Boston store. 8 A large stock of watches, clocks and silverware at Clark Glddings & Co's. Als'o they do fine wutoh repairing, tf Supper at the Baptist church from 0 to 0. Church trimmed in honor _of tire father of our country. Don't forget that Keeney & Harrison have a few plans for houses-and are agents for Asbestos lire proof roofing and metal shingles. Sue samples. Nobbiest line ot new neck wear just ivceived at Goldsmith's mwf l:i IHnsolutlon. The firm of Haskell & Bush have dissolved partnership, and the business hereafter will be continued by both parties, separately. W. N. HASKELL. I. I. Bu.su. H OUSE, No. T?2, or, near the north en j. east side of Broadway, 11* F ARM of 160 acres, 4 miles south of Rook JL Falls, good liovne.' nearly new. containing 8 room*, goo'l out buildings, suitable lor same. Will bciwM on ensy terms. Adrress.hy ponfil. box 309. H-crllng, IlKor personally, W. W. ITatt, Kock Falls. 'I I WILL sell at nuctlnnon my farm In Hopkins township. Friday, Mnrrh 2. the Norman Stallion, Hercules. Also, about '-"> head of mare« »ml colts, shouts, cows, &c. W. U. Hurtle*, io A (J(K)D farm of 210 acres, four miles north of Lyndon. Terms easy. Apply to J. F. Crlswell.'Hoom 6, Acrulemy of Muslr. tf O NE side liar bugey and two sets single bar- nets. Cheap, If taken soon. .Charles E. Wlndom. !Vrw Addition to Kant Rock Falls. I AH LOTS for sale ut a great reduction and 1UU on easy terms. Thes» lots UTS Kl by I7» feet. Now Is tho time to buy. Apply to W. N. Haskell & Co , Kicluslve Agents. . tf G OOD light bob-sled •• nd \ Enquire at this office a democrat wagon, tf LE Brewery and fixtures for sale. k Ueorge K. Ko(?era. BterlJnK.JUs. Address, tf FOR KKftT. R IWIDENCK of 2. W. Edson and the store room under Farwcll Hall. Apply to J. A. Mcfune. tf D ONT sleep outof doors when you can get a comfortable house for Irom six to seven dollars per mouth, of F. B. Hubbard. tf O FFICES for rent In Bell block, being deslr- ahle, and finished In elegant shape. Apply to J. It. Uell & Son. tf WAHTKD. T O take the acency of our safes; xlze 2 i!8«18 Inches; wolilit500 Ibs.; retail price $36; other sizes In pr portion. A rare chiuice to create a IH-rinanent business at home. These safes meet a demand never before (.uppUed by other safe companies, as we arc not governed by the Safe Poof. Alpine Safe Co..Cincinnati, O. wedtf /"lOMrETKNT girl for general housework'. Al>- \j ply at 507 West -.th street. I.OST. • .N Thursday last, a shawl, cither In Sterling, » / or on road to Woodlawn Kprlngs. Finder leave at Gazette office aud rocelve reward. U* _-—, -... ~ FOUM>. M RS. Ed. Mulcaby found a pocket-book In Hock Falls containing a sum of money which the owner can have by proving property and paving [orthis notice . I AH NOD NCEMEMT. T HE undersigned desires to announce himself a candidate for the office of Assessor of the town of Jordan, subject to the approval of tier citizens. KespectfullT, d-w K. K. JENKINS. Notice. The business controlled by Haskell & Hush, witk real estate dealer*,'landlords, tenant*, money loaners and insurance patrons, has been assumed by 1. 1. Bush. Office at the old place of business. ' I. I. BUSII. 9 George Washington's favorite dishes at the Baptist church tonight for supper. • •I have 40 tons of good timothy hay for sale at my place, eight miles east of Hock Falls. Price 89 per ton. d7w8 TYLEII MoWnouiKn. I POIiNTER SKATES! SKATES! SKATES! The Boston Store is always at the front. Its prices are lower than the lowest; its goods best of the best. 8 The L. B. and S. L. societies of the First Baptist church will give an entertainment and . supper Wednesday evening 22, Chicken pie and escollop- ed oyster. A George Washington hatchet to everybody free. 0 Wednesday Club. Mr, Baker is here and will conduct the rehearsal tonight for the Library benefit;. Every member of the club is expected to be present at 7:80 sharp. Immense new stock of mens, boys and cbildrens clothing just received at Goldsmith's. mwflB The Boston Store leads in low prices and good goods. . 8 The value of thought cannot be told. Just so with the best of everything. Take Dr. Biglow's : Positive Cure for all throat and lung troubles, if you appreciate a speedily'and thorough cure. Pleasant to take. 50 cents and.8l. For sale by O. A. Oliver. CUTLERY, HARDWARE & STOVES, At my new store on Third street, opposite Jacob Kislu'n Merchant Taltorlaij establishment. Lewis D. Wynn. Very, * Very Pretty, Exquisite! DID YOU EVER? PerfectlyiLovelyl Our Mtoek IB too large and mnat l>fl reduced at onee. Warranty with each Instrument, $5 00 to 810 00 per Month. CUT KA.TK8 CONTIWVKU. W E Ft TV T25 CO., Gait House Block. This 'is- the way the La dies talk when they look at our- superb line of "Velvet" and "»T." Two choice brands of cigars. Sold by dealers. C. U. Seloff, manufacturer. tf government and State, paying" enormous sums to the former, and never hag received the slightest favor in return. The largest city in this Congressional district, a source of large profit to the peat-office department, a live and growing city,deatiued in the early future to take on greatly added growth, IU request for.a government building U wcwleat, sod the Tribune's Washington tling U scarcely as bad aa that of th* Fnseport Journal; for USA latter being nearer home, should either bare found out U>e fact*, or have tald uoUi- Uig. Pay Your Taxes. Tax books tor Sterling township ara now open at Sterling National Bank. Parties are requested to pay their personal taxes on or before Feb. 20th. [ will be in the Starling National Bank, evenings, beginning next week, from 6:80 to 6:30 o'clock. WM. A. CONNELLY, 'dwtf Collector. Try 8t. Patrick's Pills and compare their effect with any other itinu made. They contain the good properties of the older preparation in the market combined with the most valuable medicines discovered in modern times. As a cathartic and liver pill, St Patrick's are perfection. Sold by Strickler & Boorse. fftTlflY Embroideries, Uuif AVliite Oooda, lT1ftT|T Oress Goods, DfliW " Trimmings NEW BRAIDS AND PASSAMENTR1ES, Don't neglect « cough and let it remain to irritate your lungs when a safe and Bp6*djr remedy can be had for &o unfits la Dr. UJgkiw'* l'u»itiy«t Cure. Fur Mb by O. A. Oti»«r. SATINS, RIBBONS, PRINTS, GINGHAMS, MUSLINS, CORSETS, TABLE COVERS, HOSIERY. GLOVES, Curtain Goods, Towels. CHOICE —OF— DEAL'S Buds. DEAH'S Havana Filled, OE API'S Silver Asb. DETROIT Free Press. For fuller's Book Store, D. Office !• Ror.k Falln, »rer ttte I'ctst The aackmnn, BinzSTd. will take p«jti«i to and trom Sterling to Dr. Pollock's offios jree of chaw. »orti ,f SUrliig iti B«l Mb Pr, ptrty toli ii Ilitt; Btji! ! \IOO Lots in Sterling sold •- qX I.lODay.. /ag 1 5^ § §\ A Few Bargiiai n lsniy{.|g.| ORO. IV. CHAMBEBLIS. ACADEMY OF MUSIC. BTKKUNQ. ILL. B |l - fg!i! tell «I- J ! !Z! 8 S§I w-wa y a 1 O h /Bargains in Lot*. Bnrgaing\ &4 <*/ in Houses and Lots. \ - B 0/8Un Bjildi.ji For bit iij JUit! \J /The Present Prices will not bs contlnu*d\ long (or a Boom Is approaching-. BARGAINS IN ACRES, THE PLACE OF ALL, Gockran's, CHOICEST AND BEST HOME-MADE IMPORTED TOBACCO All the Brands of CHEW1NS TOBACCO- INDEPENDENT J GROCER. THE |}EE||IV.E _.- GROCERY I> the most Independent Grocery Bouse la Sterling. We make our prices and sell GOODS SO LOW That prices astonish every one. All Roods •cud at the lowest living prices; no overcharging. A child can GOO<LS • * * At IBs BKE BITE as low aa a grown person Tbelargeit ana finest stock to select from: every thing ant-class. A large stock ol Flue Cut, Plus andBmoklng ,, , TOBA.CCO'S Bought before the recent adradces. Tb» BEX HIVE customers get the beneHt of the low prices twfore the advance. Alarce, • ' stock ot Gilt Edge As my expenses are light, I can and will Mil cheaper than can be bought elsewhere* J. At «S and SO Cent> per Gallon. Book Candy Drips, pure white, at 70 Ce»t* PAT Gallon. EOCENE OIL Non explosive; the best oil sold In this market, at as low price as Inferior oils are sold eluewbere. Dont be deceived and buy low teat oils and run the risk ot being burned up.. Kemember you buy the BEST JFJL-OTJBt, At the BBS HIVK. Snow Flake, Parsioo. and Kansas Wlutar Wheat: all Hollar Patent* and all Winter Wheat; makes better and whiter bread; keeps moist longer than Spring Wheat Flour. A genuine article In Pennsylvania Buckwheat Flour 1 1 Ten thousand pounds sold last seaseu: : Six thousand pounds sold BO tor thin saa- MB. This flour baa no oqnal In this market: Is made by toe buest process; paumt hulled; no btack specks. A Una stock ot Canned and (Qried California Fruits of ail kind£ TIM Qeuulne Down East MAPLE SUGAR! Toucan UTO ten to fifteen oeate oa emy dol tarn worth you twy M Uw UKK U1VK, R« L. KIMBRO, T«» »K» KITS 1««

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