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THE EV.lp?T*G GAZETTE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 1883. Evening Gazette II. I-. ish. -r< an. I Pn.pr!''t,.rs l*««r r K K M M ; to rtn. : Per Vc-ar VKRKII r.f :ARBIIR. Ei'.rl ji ihi fVtnJi- a* Kwnid.rini Si!!»r. THURSDAY. FKU. 13. I8S8. A CmrAoo EXCHANGE' sneering!} says, in commenting upon the remark of a country paper that the great" cit) papers are ready to pay large sums for telegraphic news about the moral tur pitude of people from the country places, that such people must behave if they wish to keep our of the papers and that such publication is wholesome punishment. These game city papers which look upon country people assort of half civilized folks and as created for their special ridicule and abuse, may find .all the lechery and other immorality ;they require for their columns, without going outside of the corporate limits of the places of publication. It has got to be so that snoops of correspondents, in order to earn a few dollars will take idle rumor which lies like an ancient 'Cretan or "Eli 1'ucklns," and out of It construct a yarn that breaks. some indiscreet, but probably innocent of wrong .doing, woman's heart and blast an honest man's life; and the "great city papers" use the vile stuff, on the principle that anything evil about "country jocks" must be true. HOLMAN, THE pnnce of objectors. who goes by the name of "I object" among his colleagues, has been maintaining bis reputation of late by trying to defeat the bills for government buildings at various points in the country. Our government is now the richest on earth, and its immense revenues will justify it in putting up structures of its own and ceasing to be renter. This is the practise with other nations, and it tends to the keeping of money distributed throughout the land. Again• individuals' wealth is best established and shown by their visible property which enables them not only to prove property but also to negotiate loaiiji at pleasure. Give our government pro" perty in all the cities of 5,000 and upwards in the country,aud it would prove basis of credit to the amount invested at any rate! Besides: the practice comports with the dignity of so great a mi tion as ours, while the opposite shows —niggardliness. Fortunately, Mr. Holman's 'persistent objecting to most things which he does not originate, greatly weakens his influence. How PINCHED must newspapers be for subjects when they seriously discuss whether Cleveland will accept a renominationt Why, to say he, will not is an insult to his intelligence and an Insult to the republic itself. If he should decline to run, it would be absolute self-confession that he stands no show of election. Never has a man declined a chance to be President, or declined a reelection. Washington earnes tly desired to hold a third term and only gave over because of abuse of him, which he feared would result irl defeat, and hja proud and sensitive nature could not brook the contingency of defeat. Say that any man in all America would refuse the homage, the courtesy, the reverence, even, that ut taches to the Presidential olllce,—re- fuse to be placed where he cun say, "1 am head of the grandest republic upon earth," is to say at once that man is a lunatic. And not only will man accept, but he will risk chances of defeat, as so matty have done. Hence, we say, Cleveland is a man of common seme, and any man would take the Presidency, or any sort of a chance of getting it. How STKANQE it is that men cannot argue on living questions without resorting to personal abuse. We know itia customary to "say, Personal invective is the resurt of Ignorance; that is true, but it is the resort of intelligence as well. -When a man gets warmed up to intense faith in principle, he gets so devoted to it, that he is ready to pronounce anathema against those who differ with him It is to be regretted . We have had to (JURAT BniTAi.v hni frf-f? trade, and she lias seven millions of paupers out of a population of thirty-four millions. Free trade mayn't have done it; but the facts are BS we state them NASIIY'S "CONKKIJUJT" Cross Roads letters ran through a quarter ot a century and never lost, their interest, the longest instance on record ot maintaining 'public favor upon a single theme, and the genius of the man is shown the stronger in that his iirlid.'S were humorouR, the quality being most evanescent of all styles of literature! ONE OF the latest tricks of southern lotteries is to advertise that certain men have drawn 825,000 to S50,ono prizes, giving the name of a genuine town and a fictitious person. Of course, these lottery companies are regular swindling enterprises, and the man who puts his money in them does so only to lose It. TUB FINEST thiug out is that certain newspapers should insist that Mrs. Sheridan doesn't know where ..her sou Phil, was born. The old lady is truthful and pious; they don't deny that, and they admit she Is sensible and possessed of excellent memory; but add that some insignificant and far off cousin, who seeks cheap notoriety is more familiar with the fact of Sheridan's advent into this world than his own mother. THE MOST absurd and vulgar story yet started by any newspaper reporter is the one that Mrs. Cleveland had "snubbed" Mrs. Grant. A snub can only come from a supposed superior. WHh all respect to Mrs. Cleveland who has demeaned herself''since she has been known to fame' with such propriety as to win general 'commendation' Mrs. Grant is the peer of the most exalted woman of earth. She possesses all the graces and charms of perfect womanhood. During her husband's army life and when he was President she was praised by. all. Not even dur-j 'ng those days of bitterness and strife .vhen General Grant was assailed as few men have been attacked, did mortal man say aught against Mrs. Grant. ! She was most loyal of wives, she is most devoted of mothers, and a grand, good, pure woman, worthy to be crowned because of her excelling worth. Mrs. Cleveland has not yet beeu known to do an unladylike action, and it would be unladylike and vulgar in her or any other woman to show purposed slight to Mrs. Grant. Mrs. Cleveland couldn't.- snub Mrs. Grant if she would, and she wouldn't if she could; and that is all there is about it. rearing; of [ins .ialcablo animals 1'oor, inferior, worthless heiisla are mated together and the result is, of course, a comparatively worthless progeny. . None but the best should be used for reproduction and the purest blood of the breed "desired should be sought after. The stud books or registers thould be consulted. To illustrate: The National Trotting Horse Breeders Association publish the American Trotting Register which gives to every stallion that is eligible to entry a number. If he is not registered he has no number. If any doubts or fears are entertained a letter addressed to John II. Wallace :>•<(> Broadway, New York, will prodine the desired facts. "Mk« produces like.," the pure breeds reproduce themselves. Such qualities should be mated as it is desired to perpetuate. Too Mnch Good Lnrk. "If yon ever happen to find a silver dollnr In thy course of j-otir travels, yon let It lie i-lnht where it In when you see It," snld n jolly young broker. "ComiiiK down on the elevated a few dnys n£:o," he continued, "I noticed Bome- thtng bright wedgud In between the IWH- kef.work sent to the wooden arm. I jinked It out with my knife blade ana fouml, my prize to be n sliver dollar. I had never found any money before, and I felt so good that when I got off the train I stepped Into a cigar store and bought four clgnrs for • f 1, instead of three fully thirsty, and, being $1 abend, I ordered a bottle of claret. Later, buoyed —The indications point to rain. Rut don't bet on tliH wpathfr, at thin ppa- 8011. —The roads are not of the best just now: still a good many farmers are In town, and trade 1ms been pretty activ. —Silently HIM. drill ig d,>ing its work, penetrating ro-.-k that has been untouched by the outer air for ages; may It soon bring to the surface tidings that shall gladden all our people. —A man is a beast—a vile beast— who can think even, much leas attempt violence against a little girl. Sympathy upon such a monster is wasted. Society can be protected against such only by keeping them locked up. —Never was there such demand for school room as now. This plainly shows growth in population aud the presence of new inhabitants from a distance. Every school in Sterling and Hock Falls is Oiled to its capacity. —Situate in the finest farming region of the world and blessed with a grand river whose waters amove our mills and factories, and settled by a sturdy reliable people, our present prosperity is only earnest of what our fu tu re shall be. —The coming season is bound to be one of greatly added blessing. With the coming of the birds and advent of warming weather, there will begin several enterprises that will add to our present healthy condition of affairs. —The gM well work is getting along very nicely indeed. The drill goes along down now at a rapid rate, and barring any accidents; itiwill not be long before we, shall know whet?!-'r we Bhnll or shall not strike something rich. ; Huvcmmitr of 1'otiKUtlon ninety cents. When it came time to go home the elevated trains were crowded, eo a theatrs, where, on account of my flml, I bought tickets of a speculator instead of at the office. I told my wife about my OHrs ' of somewhat near a . thousand congratulations over his ownership Of Capoul, Jr. a most and insisted upon having the piece j smoothed of! on one Hide and the plnco and date of my Rood fortune inscribed ' think my.Ond coat me nearly ?10; BO take my advice, and if you run across any stray dollars don't pick 'em up."—New York Sun. 8ald elsewhere, it cf>a ^ him less than any good horse we ever before knew to come into one's * * -ney vv.i j f «ni_ wiici ivjtu i.jif Lilt UuUiiiUl; till it- \ i i ----- —..^ o ^« arnin^nent that is even belter than the I J' CXl ," l « C3 ' m ' ly , '" lve to do wlth thfl s ' l »<- B tary influence in question.—Public Opln- Ion. . . • "You're chokln' my fingers," complained 11 lit tic Pit tsbiirfr lotto its mother, -who-wiw -ImliliiiK-liH-liaud 'too tightly.— IMttsbiii-g Clinniick-. refuse many a most clever article that has been handed in for publication, because we knew that It would evoke controversy and result in exciting enmities. Said a most sweotspirited man once; "Do you know my hardest llgiit is against that disposition to deem every man a very demon who tukea side opposite to mine in great moral questions? I get so thoroughly persuaded of the righteousness of my cause that at heart I often refuse to admit that those on opposite side are honest or fair,— that they can possibly believe what they assert." This muu did keep down aueh temper and was always fair ia controversy, but he felt THE GREATNESS otjVtuerlca is clearly manifest; but it, has received full credit for what it deserves. Before it hud assumed anything like its present wealth and importance, geographers and biographers deemed it their duty to especially glorify, the first, national glories of America; the latter, its public men. Charles Dickens "caught it all around," when his American Notes, which caricatured this weakness of our writers appeared. To this day, iu the _ face of positive evidence to the Contrary, most Americans are ready for a tilt with any one who says the Mississippi is not the longest river in the world, although the Amazon,and the Nile are both longer. Its lakes are prettiest, its caves the longest, its capes the most dangerous, its lands the most fertile. Of course, from the standpoint of the GAZETTE, it is right to whoop.it up for.one's country and home; yet at the same time when talking, 'among ourselves and where outsiders can't get hold of it, a little honest confession now and then is not out of placo. Great is America—the United States, part of it. No people ever in five times the number of years attained so great a growth and not one ever reached so great wealth.. This is incontrovertible. It is, however, a mistake to insist that ours is the one eden of earth and that all that are outside are denizens of deserts and steppes. England, Scotland, France, most of the German states, a large part of' Russia, Switzerland and Holland are sharers with pur country in the extreme blessings of fruitful aoil and progressive spirit of the age Of one blood hath he made all nations Garment* of the Kikiino. The Eskimo costume consists in summer of sealskins, mid in winter of reindeer'| skins, the latter being always worn in ! duplicate, one set with the fnr next thg ' body, the other with the fur outside, an arriui.^ment that is even belter than " famous ojie of Brian O'Lynn, who, according to the old song, having no breeches to wear, got him a sheepskin to make him a pair, a'nil then— With tbo Elclnny side ontrand the woolly sidn In,— He was flue nnd warm wu* Ilrlan O'Lynn. The pattern of their garments varies not n whit from generation to generation. Tue coat, which docs not button but is hauled on over the head, has a large capuchin, in Eskimo language, "atnook," nt the back of the neck. The only difference between the coats of the men and tlio women lies in the latter being graced with a tail, both "fore and nft," so to speak, upon which the feminine fondness for ornamentation is Indulged to the full extent of the wearer's means, so that tliey may be seen adorned with numerous rows of beads and bits of brass or copper, such things as the works of a clock not being despised, for instance. A very popular form of decoration consists of tablespoons, which they break in two and arrange in various devices, grouping the handles in one place a,nd tho bowls in another.—J. Macdonald Oxley in American Magazine. ' • The Aiitl-Mulnrliil Sunflower. It is stated that since the sunflower has been cultivated on certain swamps of the Potomac, mnlai-lnl fever has decreased. At the mouth of the Scheldt, In Holland, it is stated that similiir rrsiilts have l>cen obtained. The minllmvcr emits large volumes of water in I he lurm of vapor, and Us uroiiinllc.odor, ,-is well as the oxygen Mr. James Irwin, of Hock ford, is visiting his son-in-law, Mr. 0. fiurk- holder. Mrs. Josephine Cook and Mrs. Williams, of Clinton, Iowa, are spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Cook. DEPARTURES. Mrs. R. G. S*artout for DeKalb, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Sheets for Chicago. For Jit. VemoB HnfTerrr*. The following has been handed in for the sufferers at Mt. Vernon: Parties at Penrose, 82.50. No community is safe from tornadoes. As we may be subjects for aid from the outside, so ought we, as we have ability, to aid others in distress. The GAZETTE will be pleased to receive subscriptions for the sufferera at. Mt. Vernon, in any amounts; will a: knowledge same; forward them and then publish receipt from the mayor of Mt Vernon, that those giving may know what they ga<e went to its destination. S5SE Academy of Music, MONDAY NIGHT, Th© Best can b© had A. ft HEUDRICKS OPPOSITE CALT HOUSE. fJrand Production of the greatest of all - tacular, Dramas, JULKB VERNK'S r Hpre- A DIow ut loud Tea. "Give mo n tenderloin well done, some Lyonnulso potatoes and some celerv " "Yes, sir." . . . "And, waiter, bring me some iced tea." "The worst thing yon could drink," n- mark,ed a doctor who was taking lunch -with a reporter. "How is this?" "First, the cold water is not good for your stomach, and then as a preventive from any epidemic it is well to boil all fluids used for drinking purposes. Tea taken hot is more wholesome than ice'd tea. To prove this just look ut the Chinese. Their population is enormous, but it could never have increased to the present number if epidemics hail ravaged that empire as they have tlioso of the- west. The Chinese are a heaUJiy people in spit* of their indescribably fllthy surroundings. I attribute this to their use of tea as a bev- eruge. This Is the only redeeming feature of their lives. They do not drink It iced but hot, and to make it they have to boll the water. Tn the presence of an epidemic of cholera, typhoid fever or dysentery the wisest precaution to take is to boil all fluids used for drinking purposes."—New York Mail and Express. ' KOCH. KAI.LM. -i-Mr. and Mrs. McFalls have returned home. spirit of be damned, the presence of the "Believe as I do or —roasted, spitted and carved in this world and sheoled in the next." it has been but about an hundred years that a man has dared to say what he felt to be true, if it differed from the majority, without risking his neck. Now since it is not permitted to haug and roast, draw and quarter our differing neighbors, w« can take it out in wholesale abuse. This spirit being so general, the editor who is anxious to teach peace and not strife, ia constantly exercised to avoid the dangers growing oat of controversy, even though by uvoidiBtf he be accused of fear. It demands great intelligence to be able to shake & man's hand and call him friend iind brother when he differs on all great question* of ths day, and when these •.jiiestious partake of a moral or a religious character, then the difficulty is in- •.reaaed. Peace and good will, though, should mark. men in their dealings with • no another and they ought, though differing widely as pole is get from vole, agre* and confess that though ilUTerlng.eneh i* honest aa others aud < atitted to SJUBH soaaldaMttoB *ud r«- and the blessings and benefits he does not restrict to a single person, as the Hebrew of old dl I think. It is not contended by those who oppose unchecked foreign immigration that our race ia so infinitely. 8uperlor;to all others, but that the better classes of people of foreign countries stay at home and that the inferior,—pauper and criminal classes, are sent to us. America may rightly boast and hold her head up. high in the congress of nations and she needs no use of exaggeration to show forth her merits. The wealth of the Indies the glory of Babylon, the'luxury of Made Productive by Irrigation^ A young "New Englander, who went out to Colorado a few years ago to engage in cultivating the soil, remarked here the other day that it was for a long time Incomprehensible to him that what was apparently the most barren and sterile land in that country become the iriost productive by irrigation. "It was only by hard study and Investigation," said he "that I at lost became satisfied as to the process of nature by which this result was brought about. Farms taken up In the sage brush looked unpromising enough, but with-wateriiig became immensely productive. The Boil was full of alkali. The action of the water was to decompose it and convert It into a fertilizer. It was literally a 'Presto change,' and nlmoit in a night ths result was effected. Buch land continues productive right along, if pron- erly cultivated, and yields in rotation crops of oats, barley, ' potatoes, wheat, Persia, the riches of Greece and Lvdia gras3 and Vc 8 et « b ^3 the some as else- and the massive rugged accretions nf ' 4 * 8 for reclalmln th * ™° I 4 ,* 8 for rec , lalmln e these waste Home would not if all combined equal the enormous riches of our own fair land. The Nile is longer than the Mississippi, but it floats not a fraction of the vessels of the Father of Waters- Mt. Everest may be higher than our own mountains, but all the Himalayas ' and not "PPear on the other'side, has^the do not yield such wealth of ore as our ' *'? tu ™ 3 of own cousin to a bribe, especl- _ _ _ M vu* nllv If nnv inrtaf an Anm*«ti.4.~.i -*.ia-_ * > long, to bring the water down from the mountains."—New York Tribune. The Bprderland of Bribery. The custom of. paying eminent barrts- own mines. Our lakes may not be as beautiful, but they serve as highways for vessels laden with riches. While ihe spirit of boasting may come upon us, and we may claim as a nation some things that are not exactly ours nevertheless, these United States stand out the peer of the greatest in the things timt make'up a great nation. ' T ",E GAZETTK has frequently spoken of the advantage and profit the farrmr may derive from raising horses. Five men have been here since the first of January, buying in carload lota for shipment They pay cash, and liberal prices. The supply, ia nothing like equal to the demand, aud all aorta are demanded. The better the horse, the highar pi ice he commands. Our farmers do not y*y jjrojg I was informed' by the Massachusetts railroad, 1 ally if any Jurist i convictions and injustice doue. treasurer"^ a • •" ____«.,.,«« **«*i*Ut»U| fifty years ago, that to get ahead of the parties wishing to top It with a rival road ho ran with all haste to Daniel Webster's office across the way. Webster, who had been already approached, "but not retained, iu the adverse Interest, and who, perhaps, preferred the new comer's cause, answered, In guttural tones, that made th« treasurer stare: "There are no bones broken, there In no blood split;" and put the retainer of 600 easily earned dollars In his vest pocket—Rev. Dr. Bartol In The Forum. Klnit Stork Ilroker's Wire. The flrst prlvHto- ulock broker's wire be- twoen New York nnd Chicago was put np UH881, audafi-w years lat - -• v t .w two cities, «t « a « nnutt , expense of 000. Tha numlw of these -i-Mr. A. C. Stanley is back from a visit to Ohio. -t-It is reported that Uev. Mr. Fay prea'ches his last sermon next Sunday us pastor of the Congregational church of this city. +The Ladies ilite Society of the Congregational church got up a leap- year sociable in the church last night. A very pleasant time. -i-The contagion of well boring is shown in the large number of little folks who have miniature gas-wells in their father's rear yard. -t-The Oxford League met at George Clarkson's last night and had a spell ing match, in which Miss Gertie Lyle and Mr. George Clarkson spelled down the others. +Mr. W. M. Dillon has set up a lath nnd wire fence machine on the second floor of his factory. If the market proves good, he will add machines to this one, and use his large warehouse on Main street for the manufacture on an extensive scale, +The Washington & Moen Company have called in their, inspector, Gus Marquardt, from Rock Falls, and will not sehd another, as understood. The reason is not given, but it is j)rob-1 able that the Washington & Moen Co I have come to terms with ths manufacturers of barb wire throughout the country. - -t-The drilling machine is doing fine work. At ten o'clock this morning the drill had reached a depth .of 17s feet, sixty feet In the past twenty-four hours! Forty-eight feet were through hard limestone rock and twelve feet of gray shale. Some of our friends over in liock Falls think the shale indicates coal. The gas projecting company will patiently await results hoping for the blessing of gas or some valuable mineral, i-.' -i-Charles Drewent, forty years old, married and living, in east Hock Frilla, had a most narrow, escape from horrible death. He was at work this morning dustind machinery on the third lloor of Dillon& Strock's roller mill, his back to one of the main shafts, when the skirt of his coat got caught in the burrs of the, coupling, and he was taken up and thrown around and around the shaft for some little time. A small elevator was but a short distance away, and in revolving his head and legs can.e in contact with it. Ilia cries for help came to the ears of Mr. Joseph Sprinkle, who as quickly as posaiuleshut down the mill. He and others rushed to the rescue of the unfortunate man and releasing bore him to the lower iloor and sent at once for Dr. Anthony, who found severe contuuious about the head EIGHTY IKNK'S py \ mm DAYS, U Under the Immediate supervision of tlio well- known Metropolitan Amusement Director, W. J. FLEMING, Esq. (Late Manager Niblo's, N. Y.) A 40 r*EOI>L^E 40 g Carload* of Mpcrlal geenery.-£ MAGNIFICETT STAGE EFFECTS, MARVELOUS MECHANICAL AND SPECTACULAR IfvCIDENTALS. A STHONQ CAST. GRAND AMAZONIAN MARCHES AND DRILLS. PU vs. REFINED — IN- Notwithstanding the enormous expense connected with this grand production, regular prices will prevail, viz: •1s, 60 mid 75 Cento-no higher. Bents'now on sale at Fuller's Boole store. FOK 8ALK. An Old Kstablinhad BuHlnens Tho undesigned will receive bids for the ua'e iif the stock of Clothing, Furnishing Goods and Hats of Isaac Wolf, lauily decea»«dT of 'Sterling, Illinois', subject to the approval of the County Judge. J The purchaser can Hike the store In which deceased conducted business for the past 20 years Appraisement can be seen at tho store by parties ncMringto Inform themselves. Ht ii rn KI S ! 1 A WOL P. Administratrix. Starling, Ills., Feb. 18, 1888. g Tin Choicest Line of Nband.fli >U The Public's attention has buen called to the subject, thiough the proceedings of Congress regarding the subject, and we vish also I • CALL ATTENTION . To the fact that we have IWW At 12ic per Pound, We have a lew more of those Sweet Florida "(frames, At 25 & 30c per Dozen. Nr inor« to be had after these / are gone IVuts, and Tobacco In MterUac, or anywhere elm- c»n be round >t LA.WRfE'3. ODR CANNED FRUITS JACOB EISELE, HAS JUST RECEIVED A . Full Line -OP— 8PRIK6 WOOLENS Hulls to Order. Perfect Flt«. Kenaonabhe Prlcex. Shortcut piotlcc. CHICAGO REAL ESTATE. r ca«o, I have at all llmen choice City and Huburhan property for Bale. Lota. al»o acres, for •itE-dlvidlng Into lots Chicago Id growing rapidly ; real efl- tatc IH Increasing In valne ; an In- vetidnent there In sure to pay big In- tercdt. I can cite mnuy instances where property, both lotM and acres. Imve more than doubled in value lii the paat Mix months. Just now 1 have two extra good bargains to offer. Also J. V. KSIMITT, Sterling, 111. -AND— VEGETABLES . are selling fast.» TEY OUR COFFEES AND TEAS. ^ The best iri the city. Maple Sugar and Honey. We can save any one money by trading with ua. Try one and you'll smoke uo other. Bold only by BEA FHA8EK, who also keeps choice brands of Tobacco, cigars, pipes, and flne cou fectlonary at lowest prices. , IN VRN rifl"" vout ° lztho lil YLl!llUl\l —. .Ing the last bull century. Not .. 'east among the .wonders of Inventive progress Is a method and system of work that can be performed all over the country with. out separating the workers from tlielr homes Pay liberal; anyone can do the work: either sex youngorold; no special ability rcqu/red. Ca£ Ital not needed, you are started free. Cut this out and return to us and we will send you fre° something of great valuo and Importance 10 you' that will stm you in business, which will brine you In more money right away, than anything «lse In the world. Orand outfit free. Aadres* True 6 Co., Augusta. Maine. dwtt Ladle* Pebble Moat Button, 81 «O Hen* Lace. Button and Congress, * 85 Uhlldrens Kid and ttoat Button. OV MU«e« Kid and Goat Button. 1 £5 W^NTKK UOOI>8 AT COST. and legs; and there was a gash across the nose. His forehead and .neck were likewise badly bruised. While badly injured, the sufferer will recover. Dr. C. M. Wheeler's offloe, over I. Wolf's store. Chronic diseases and diseases of woman my specialty, tf. llueag* Unrkeu. The following are the closing quota tious of grain, cattle and hogs on the Chicago market, reported especially for the G AZKTTTS by W. 8. MoCrea & Co. Wheat—Itt^c May;75o; cash; qnitjt. Corn—60^o May;40J^o cash; .quiet Oata—so^c May; 27ko cash; quiet. Pork—»14.00. • -4fc* D. W. HOPKINSON. ATTENTION! I cannot say that I have the largest stoci of In Sterling, or that I sell lower than 'any other house, but will give you an Idea of my Stock and JPrices, And let you Judge for yourself. January 4, 1889 «2S Sacks Minnesota Flour; the very/ best Patent. 11.26 per sack. 370 1 bushel Potatoes at »1.00 per bushel. wnrauo. W boxes Klrk'H, Fairbanks, Procter Laundry Soap: 5 to 8 cents per bar " 01 *" T ° ' Iet8oap at 3 «« 10 8now & Gamble's cents per Ca M ~o4 tue—fti ow; weak. 600 pounds Starch, 8 to W cents per pound. Orer o«o pound* Baking Powder" iW to 40 c«nM Besides, Sugars, Teat, Oofleet, SYRUPS, SPICES Kitracts, Foreign and Domestic FrulU, Green and Dried, and a LARGE STOCK Of other article* too nuinerou* to mention, City." trtraaH^soN, Welshow an immense line of new Wall Papers. The most desirable patterns in every grade, with borders, ceilings and. decorations to match. Plain and figured Ingrains. Embossed and plain bronze papers suitable for any kind of room. The greatest variety of patterns we have ever shown. STEICKLEE & BOOHSE,

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