Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on April 29, 1897 · Page 1
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Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, April 29, 1897
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F-IKBT. YOL. 30. NO. 17. STEELING, ILLINOIS THUBSDAY, APBIL 29, 1897 IUO A YEAH TIMLB THE QHICAtiU AND Ho. 1, Or<it]a.nd JUmlted ^—..... *s-.5i p. iu, go. ?, Iowa add Dakota Exp...... ia:«a.m. Ho, 17. Sterling Passenger (arc.)... t7:35 -p. in. Ho. 9,BeUePiftlnePMS Haop.m. Mo, H,Ol!ntoap»Menger -,..u.... -tliiis p. m. Ho. 1M, IfreWrt........» »7:30 a. m. \ Ho, - ?, Atlantic Eiprens-^—... |»K» ».m» Ho, 8,0?ertw»<l Mmlt64.™^^;^-n;JB fc inf Ko. .ftCBileagoKspresg,..^..—...., »6i29 a. m. Ho, to, Bterllng Passenger (leave).- 16:58 a. m. Ho. 4, B«Ue Platne Pass. tlO:« a. m. HO. H, Den Molnes Pagsenger..... , t8:82 p. m. Ho. 12, Clinton Passenger *...' |4:6S p. W. No. 118, Freight «8:tO p.m. •Dally. tDRlly except Btmdny. ^Sunday only IDayly, except Monday. . W. A. MABan.ARent, "^~^~&'«rrK07aT , Arrived from Bait. 9 Pas«eng'r..8:40p.m, 21 Frelghf....8:00a.m. 23 Freight^.. 12:80p.m. Arrive trom Wont. 49 Passong'r..O:GOa.m. 47 Pa88enK'r..9:20p,m, 01 Fr^lgbt....<:16p. m. ••eng'r-6:BOa.jn. lf....6*o p.m. hU...1:80 p.m. f rwMng i 'r..8:iOa.m. •• BO P«*senig k r.,6:00 p.m, ~ FtCl«EC,~.6:18*.in. JOHN . LAW AND PATENTS, M •TBRLINQ, ILLS. 1 HENRY £. WARD, LAWYER. SUITE 8, ACADEMY OP MUSIC BLOCK, STERLING, ILLS. Ai Jaftge ot the Ootrnty Court will b« In Morrtwa -——- on Monday* and Fridays each week* ~ - J. W. ALEXANDER, Attorney at Law, Notary'Publlc, and Jostle* of the Peace, fiTBRLINQ, • ILLINOIS. e«U»etS(mB prompUy Attended to', BelaratoFlrit 1 ' Rational Bank of Sterling, Illlaou. Ho 7 maket close oonoeetlonat Denrook with trains tof all stations on Mendota and Clinton Sr*aou: also Savanna and Dubaque. No. 00 makes close connect Ions with main line trains at oaleiDurg, both east,and west; for Kansas Otty. Omaha, Denver, eto.. etc. t also (or Bt, Ixiols, connecting with train No. 4 at Bock AT DIZOM, -f * '' . ! • *) ' t ' OODfa POUTH. . ' Ptn> Pass.. Pally, except Sunday... »;26a. m ,.'n t rOUum>Big^-UBlly J .,.vrrtrtT.^»».v»b^i Iti lit Bloomlngton Pass., Dally .except Sunday 4 :BO p.m MendotaFrelght, Dally .except Sunday .11 :«5 a. m . , - • ' QOINO NORTH. ; Dubuane Pass., Dally, except Sunday... 5:43 a. m Through Pass., Pally 4:65p.m, Ixwal Pass..Dally,except Buhday,....11:65p. m Freight, Dally, except bunday 11:10 a. m ''•' '• •<i ' j' r ' ; . Veterinary Surgeons. ~ ^.^^^^s^s^%»>^^~^~^-^^'-^~^~~>^~^^^ J ^~ iH Q. ^OQVBR, D. V. S. '• ..''•u: --OFFICE- ••'•-• .-• • • AT MEYERS' ft BSflLEMAN'SiBRUO STORE Hospital and residence; Cor. Third ATB, and bBl*! :, •,,.. . •<•:•;•,:. .','.-.• . ' •' ' .HatrlBonlel., itesldenoe.eOjOmoe, 15. Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist. .„ Office and VeteruiarluJ^ at Wright &6o'3 ; •'' Livery and Boarding Stables. t •'•-,„ "• • •- ••: •;',' .•...,•.'..•-''•- flnr. W. Third 8t. and B Are. MTKBMKO,: .Wbltesldo Harrison Telephone 18. Physicians. Dr. C. A. MUELLER, Physician and Surgeon. Office—Academy otMntio, Boom 9. ' R«*ldenee—808 Fourth Ave. . • OKeeHonr»:»-U8.m,; M p.m.; 7-8p.m. BPEOIALTY—Nerrous and Woman's Dlseaaaa, W. B. CAROLU3, n, D. iMWi of tbe Liver, Stpmich, Bowels aid • KWjiejrii treated Bocceulnlly. OUlce titan i to 4 P. n., and 7 to • P. ft. , T*l*pltoa« n«, 0, > OtQce and Beilde&oe, 400 First Ar^nne, - 1 1( 'ffTBRUNQ,rlLLINOWr—— FRANK ANTHONY, rt. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. ..• OPP1CE COR. lit AVEt ud FOURTH ST. Besldence W. W,6or, 4-Te. B and Fourth Street, , ILLINOIS. J. F. KEEPER, JANE REID K1BEFER, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. • ' OFPICB AND RESIDENCE; i«08 Flwt Avenue, Both Telephones. STERLING, • ILLINOIS. A.C. SMITH, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. {Office Up Stain, 8 But Third Street, Orer Perry'i Dreg Btore. otoasitt^DA Music. V. i — INSTRUMENTAL .^ : Fot Terms, ejaquire at Aldrlch'p MuBlq Stow, West Third Street, t , •'*> — ^ - '"" ........ r — ' \ ' Jl . v i ; -.. Musical Instruction oa Violin, Qomftt.^ianp, Mwulo*; ny Wind or Stringed Instrument - v J, KORN, Musical Couductor Keystone Reg. Sterling Concert Orcb. Hardia'a Music Store. ':• Qft, .TH05. W. BBCKWITH, ' OPJPICE, • ; : JARVIS DINSMOOR, i LAWYER. Special Attention to Chancery Matteri. . . OverBrown'i Dr>{ Store, cor, 3d ft Locnit, WALTER N. HASKELL, LAW AND PATENT ATTORNEY. (Money to Loan.) _ BMt Th STERLING," " Real Estate and Insurance. J. F. HE5SHNQ, Heal Estate, and .Fire In- Nona but B« liable Conap»ixleii B«pr«Mnt«d. IK 4.OAD KMT MUSIC BLOCK. ' - Boom a, A , • .'•. . .-.-•• ,5.-J. REAt ESTATE DEALER. , .... WJL&Vf .Z.OAX8 A Office Qrer Rosenthal's CioihinJi Store, N. W. Corner First Are. and Third Bt. D. L. MAXWELL, . ':.:'•• •': DEALER IN/"''-::'' :: Keal Estate, ••'."' '.WAtli 8TJBEET.'. : Insurance and Renting E. JV1. Ebersole, Gait House Block. and ... .. Paper Hanging. Leave orders at residence. 205 West Fourth St, or drop a card to ';..'• >. . FRANK RIQLE. Groceries, Confectionery, Cigars and Tobacco. PRICES THE LOWEST. R. H. DAVIS. Next to Baer & Carter's, E. Third St. ' •'•'•••• - ! ' ' • FOR A N!CE SMOKE USE THE .•'' HEBALDO ...OR.;. CRESCENT. The flneat brands of homo-made ' Cigars on the market.* Dally Papers and The Latest Periodicals - Oa baud at a|J i HAVE YOU TRIED HV- Tbe BEST (^lOAR for ypur mpBey GATE POST YOUR DRAJLEM FOft IT. , ia ya^ t>wp Iowa. . J, COOK," Swrilng. HL IS FLOODED tERRIBLE DELUGE CAUSES LOSS OF LIFE AND PROPERTY, Mighty Wnve of TVster TVanhet Homes and Kills Fifty Jfeople ai 8 O'clock this Morning—River Thirty Feet Above Ordinary I«vel—Other Telegrams. »i>eolal to the BTANDABD: St. Louie, April 28—A brief dispatch from Qiillirle^ Okla",7 jg^f^thar at o'clock this morning a mighty wave of water, six feet high and a mite wide, swept down Cotton wood Valley and struck this city. A deafening roar went up as the water crushed houses and drove the people from their homos, At the first rush, every boat and bridge were swept away. All west of Guthrie is submerged and twenty of the busl ness houses have ten feet of water in them. The river is' thirty feet above ofdinary level. JFifty lives wore lost. Guthrie, Ok,, April 28-Pifty lives were lost in this morning's terrific water fall. Hundreds of homes washed away. . ____„__: :.. FELL, DEAD IN DIXON. Samuel Brown Stricken With Heart Disease on the Street. Dixon, 111., April 28-(Special to the STAKDAKD)-r-Samuel Brown, of Amboy, an old resident of Lee county, fell dead on the street in .this city last evening at about 0 o'clock, fie had been visiting his nephew,Attorney H. B. Bartle,and it was near tbe bridge that the accident occurred. Alderman O. B. Anderson picked up tthe"unfor- tunate man and took .him to Camp's undertaking establishment. His rela tives were sent for and arrived here later In the evening. Tne deceased was taken home early this morning/; Dixon, 111., April 28.—(Special to,the STANDARD)—Luther Calvin, an aged gentleman, was overcome on Main atreettbla morning_in_faoDt.of the Star Restaurant. He came from Denver, Col., and has no friends here. He is now at the City Hotel and it is thought that he will die. JUDGE WEAVER, J. P. He Now Has Bis Commission and Will be : Heady For Business Soon. The various Justices of the Peace, who were elected to office the first Tuesday in the present month.have received their commissions from Governor Tanner. Judge Weaver has had his document framed and hung in a conspicuous place in his oflice.- The commls- sioa states that Mr. Weaver, J. P.,' is entitled "To have and to hold the said office with ail'the rights and emoluments thereto LEGALLY pertaining, until the expiration of the regular term, being the first Monday in May, 1901, and until hia successor shall be duly elected and qualified to office." Tne Judge will be ready for business dext Monday. It has been said 'by those'who should know that ho will make a specialty of the marriage ceremony. In order to stimulate business along this line, the Judge 1 will make sweeping'reductions in fees for the next-sixty" days. ;• . ' • .''. 'i ENUOYED: A SOCIAL. B, f,V, V, Hal a, JPleaaant Time at the • . JEtev. Morris Home. Thirty-five merobera of the Young People's Union of the Baptist church enjoyed a pleasant sociable atthe home of the Kev. W. B. Morris Tuesday evening. Games of ail kinds were played, crockinole, Jenkins and checkers being e most prominent. The "obstacle face" was a unique feature, causing a great deal of laughter, and the mesmerism seance was enjoyable, Mr.and rs. Morris entertained well iu their new home and the guests were loath to leave.;'- .••.. • ..; : .. : ';'- •• RUN NO WAQONS. o Keep People Away . . , From the. City. ' : The Sterling grocers irave signed an agreement not to run Dagoes ia the country this y^ar, This movement is coaoorrfidiu by W. C. Detwejier, of Petiro8B k and y.S. I^oyer, of Prairie- VlU«, , Lsst yesr two iSt«r}ing grocers and iff. .Bftweiifr ran wagons. It to bs ex^euaiYs to keep, them gqtof ami it k^t people away COL. DILLON AND HIS WHEEU H* Had » Surprise hi Btor* For Hl» Wife When She Cnma Horn*. Mrs. Moses Dillon has been away for some time, and during her absence, the genial colonel made up his mind to gite her a anrprise upon her return. He thought long and earnestly upon the subject, consulted the other members of the family, and the final result was the purchase of a handsome Rambler bicycle and the determination to master It b«fpre r tho -home-coming of The colonel is a man of action; when he makefl tip his mind to do a thing, he does it. The services of Henry Flock were engaged and work was begun at once. With an air of determination, characteristic of Mr. Dillon when there is a great work to accomplish, he grabbed the handles, jumped onto the thing and started off. Butch held.on- to the saddle, but In spite of all his efforts, the thing tipped over. But the colonel was not ^discouraged. He jumped on again, and assuming a hump-backed, bow-legged attitude, made things hum for the next five minutes. True; the tracks in the road were on the zig-zag order, the perspiration oozed from the pores of the learner, and things began to look dark; but he The agony didn't last long, and now Mr. Dillon is able to spin that Rambler over the boulevard like a scorcher Of long training. His efforts have been crowned with success, like all other efforts he has made, and now it is impossible to decide upon which the colonel looksthe more bandsome,the black charger or the bike. / MRS. MILLER'S FUNERAL. Last gqd Bites Conducted at the Home. • this Afternoon. :The funeral of Mrs. D.L. Miller took place from her late home on First avenue at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. The Miller mansion on First avenue, waeJQlled-to its utmost capacity with the many f riends'of the deceased lady. Th^body lay in the parlor, surrounded withja great many beautifuJLfloraLJ;ri^ most beautiful and lavish display of flowers, that has been seen in the city for a long time. The Rev. William Carter of the Presbyterian church, ana tne ReVTWr~Br Morris, of the Baptist church/conducted the funeral ceremonies, which were simple but deeply impressive. . Mrs. Paul T. Gait and Mr. Horace Diller rendered beautiful hymns. . The bearers consisted of five brothers of the deceased and-a brother, of her husband as follows: George G. Keefei:, Samuel S. Keefer, C. A. Keefer, David Keefer, Henry Keefer, Kirk Miller. . . The funeral was one of the largest held in this, city for. years, and a_ great number of friends sorrow deeply at this the last sad iltes over the mortal remains of a charming lady and a sweet and womanly woman, whose place in the hearts of her friends will always be a pleasant recollection. AN EGG WITH A HANDLE. • I. Mattle Davelcr < Just:before.. the .beginning of the program, .William N. Harrison announced the result of the guessing con test. The handsome quilt, which was to be giving to the Individual guessing nearest the actual-number pf-beans in a pint can, fell to Mrs/Frank Werner, her guess being 1,645, the actual num her jn the can being 1,657. Her nearest competitor-was Charles Seidelfwbor Ferry Williams Makes a .Fanny Find in His Chicken Coop. Last Tuesday, when Perry Williams went to the barn to hunt tbe daily crop of eggs, which his industrious hens are in the habit of leaving in their nests, he WBS surprised to find 'what looked like a small gourd lying among the eggs.'....' . ( : . . "Dern those boys," said the irate Perry, "Why can't they leave these nests alone." He picked up the gourd and was about to throw it away, when lie discovered it to be a genuine egg, though not of conventional pattern, It lias a handle about an inch in length attached to an egg a trifle smaller than an ordinary sized article. A speckled aen with bangs on her legs is thought ;o be the author of the freak, aa she has shown evidence of being much puffed up with pride. • NEW POTATOES FOR SUPPER. The Scott Family Partakes of the' First .---. .-'.-'- Home Grown Article. Even.the ground is hot in Rock Falls and therefore, indirectly, the heated condition of the atmosphere in Coloma and heads of the inhabitants haa brought about an early spring in that ?retty- hamlet. Tuesday the Scott lamily sat down to a supper where new potatoes had a place in tbe meal. These same tubers were not hot house aristo- irate, but home grown iu tbe golden soil of the blessed village. If the fever does not break too BOOU they may do a good business in tue huckster Una, and eowgete with the sunny South in fur' ibiug some tt*blea with early bit*. BAZAAR THE LADIES WERE WELL PA TRONIZED TUESDAY NIGHT. 'Large Crowd Partook of the Snppnr—Mrs Frank fferaer Captured the Qnllt— Fancy Articles Sold Well And Brongh Good Prices—An Eminent Success.- . The Woman's Relief Corps of this city were particularly jubilant Tuesday -at the^ fluccesa.^f^the^bazaar.-ai Bupper,^vbich' they conducted in the G.A>.R,Hall. • The ladies had worked hard all after noon in beautifying the room and dec orating the four long supper tables,; at which fifty people could be served^ at one time. When the supper hour ar rived there was a number of hungry business men .who Illy concealed the fact that, supper was the foremost thought In their minds for the time be ing. For two hours after, the tables were constantly fllled.and for a seemed that the Relief Ladies would have to seek relief at the grocery stores. When supper was over and all were entirely satisfied, Mrs. Frank Werner called the audience to order and. an be rendered. This program was really very creditable to the ladies who inspired it, and also to those young peo pie who had so kindly placed their skill at the disposal of the ladies. - The program consisted of the following numbers: FlanoSolo.. ............. ........ Chloo Johnson Recitation. .......... ...... '..... ..Fredda McKeo Duet .... ............. Olive Werner, Muriel Price Recitation ........... v . . ....... Bessie Hoof stltlei Piano Solo ...... ...;.................. M«e Benner Recitation ....... .... ....... ......... Stella Blrdsall Autoliarp ........... .;. ,... ........ .Olive Werner Recitation..;. .............._ ... ..... Flora Kirk Recitation,... ......... ...... u ....;.Miss Stabler fJennio Brcnneinan The fancy work tables were surrounded throughout the evening with a crowd of buyers and but little of the stock was left when the evening drew to a close. The ladies clearned 310 on the supper alone and there is no doubt but that they slao earned a pretty penny at their bazar. THE CEMENT CASE No Opinion Given—Session Lasted Ten O'clock p. m. The cement case, Dickinoon Brothers & King vs. O'Hair, was continued, after an evening session Tuesday. No opinion was given. The time was tafe; en up Tuesday in the examination of witnesses on both sides. The deposition of the teamster, Moates, who was too ill to be present at the trial, will be taken soon and then Judge Ward will give an opinion in the County Court House. H. S. Gemill, of Chicago, was present for Dickinson Bron. & King. The total amounts of all invoices of cement received by O'Hair from this company is 83,770 and credits to the amount of 83,012.46 are admitted. Of this balance of 757.54 a credit of 8128 for freight Is allowed. The balance, 8629.54, Mr. O'Hair claims, represents damaged cement unfit for his use, as several witnesses testified. It will be some time before an opinion will be giv.en. MISS MABEL MANGAN HURT. Seriously Injured at the C. JB, Bturtz Home in Stones. , Miss Mabel Mangan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F, Mangan, of thi§ city, teacher of the Sturtz school in Stones, was very 'seriously injured at ;hehome.of,d Mrs.C.JE, Sturtz Tuesday evening. She was In attendance at a social gathering and the accident happened while the young people were hunting eggs in the barn. She s in a very precarious eonditionjthough ;here is some hope < of her recovery. Or. Smith, of this city, is the attending physician. Miss Mangan is now at the home of Mr/and Mrs.Bturtz and .t will be impossible to bring her home for a week or ten days. She is resting as easily as could be expected and retains consciousness. Miss ' Maagan'e many friboda grieved to learn of her misfortune tad ere hoping that thy covw. RAMSAY IS ENDORSED. WhltMtde Secure HI* Nomination. The Republican Coanty Convention was organized Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock by the election of George Mason, of Erie, as Chairman and tbe appointment of the Republican newspaper editors of the county, who were present, BB Secretaries. ,L. E. Brobkfield offered the following resolution which -was adopted: =--W}mREAfy^Tbo=^Repubiie8ns—of Whltesidfc county -recognize ., Id the Hon. F. D. Ramsay, of Morrison, a man whose long and efficient service to the party, probity of character^ legal' ability and experience in every regard fully qualify him. to Gil the oflice of Circuit Judge, therefore be 1 it Rcsolvtd, That the delegates to the Republican Judicial Convention, of the Fourteenth; District, to beheld at Rock Island Tuesday, May 4, 1897, be and are hereby Instructed to use all honorable means to'secure his nomination as one of tbe three candidates for Judge of the Circuit Court to b» selected by ,eald convention.' Resolved, That -'•••< he. delegates appointed by this convention to attend said Republican Judicial Convention at Rock Island are hereby' authorized to cast the full T61;e of the county (twenty-eight votes) and that upon ail questions the delegationIB hereby Instructed to vote as a unit, unless by a, majority vote of-such delegation r the .unittul6Jbe_ abolished. Jn_5vhlch. _event = the vote of the delegation shall be cast. In accordance with the wishes of tbe majority of delegates attending from the county.:,., i( ,, On motion of Charles Bent the Chair appointed Charles Bent,'Walter Stager and C. J. Warner- a committee to select twenty^eSght J delegates ;to the Judicial Convention, the same to be approved'./bjr'MrY Ramsay, i • The following gentlemen were named as delegates ta the convention at ftock Island: ,..'.,:••,:/'_'•:;'.' (.•'.•;;u-..-..i-:i:' 1 ,,. ' , r ' J. F. Utley ' v '••> •'- • • ^lignnaftOUler, Walter Stager.,' 1 ' '"" * " ' H. O.Ward ; - ? L. E. Brookflcld 0. Burkhblder ''•' 0. A.'Brown; • , George Parmenter, ; ' Q.N.Mason,';' 1 ' ••"•'•• Charles •Bent,'" r V /; - • J 0. A.Smith,' • ':'••;. L .q.O.Fuller. A.£Vlner, "C-^ ;: v j/yy. mtte.» "William Parker, : J. H: Moslier, William Mathls,— —HrCrBessev < W8. .j Elmer .Crawford Isaac N. Martin' O.AvQtffonL .- Stocking, ' W"llllam Mitchell, ' J. W. Broadhead. .Mr. Ramsay was called before the convention .and, in a brief speech, thanked the gentlemen for the honor- nferred^pohrhim,—The-conventioo then adjourned. .'* ; • -' j< < THE WEATHER AND CROPS. Oats Seeding IB Nearly all Finished and Other Farm Work Progresses. ' The temperature of the past week averaged from 1° to 6° above normal and rainfall from one-half in southern to nearly twice normal in northern section; generally a favorable week, warm and showery, and much work has been done. -Oats seeding is mostly finlsned; spring wheat sown, also some barley; gardening and, potato planting continue; much more progress has been ibade in plowing and more corn plant* Ing-has been done in the southern section. .A few have resown oats because of poor seed,wet land and cold weather;much of the crop is above ground. Pastures and meadows are growing finely and stock is being-turned out. Frqit seems unharmed by the freeze, except peaches slightly damaged and nearly all varltiea are in full bloom '. in tbe south half of the State; forent trees are • leafing. Winter wheat appears unimproved and little will be left to mature, rye is fair, • Northern Section, Conditions were largely local through- • out the northern section, the temper* > ature averaging from 2° to 6' dally above normal,and rainfall about twice, being largely made up of heavy local showers the latter part of the* companied by high temperaturea. Oats sowing haa continued and most of the crop is in; much of it is up, but some Ittle reaowipg la being done. Spring wheat seeding haa been finished, also some barley sown,-gardeningcontinues and early potato planting.' PlQ.wing and field work were diflioult the latter part of the week, grass and. meadow making good growth; winter grains lightly improved. ,' , ( ,;' Durand: W. B. Nbrtou.—Lota of ain; cold forepart of the week; some oats to BOW yet and plowing to be done; grass is coming good; BOMS gardening done this week; low laod oo wot to work. —A clerk in a Cimjsgq upok., at ore waseurprlaednot long "ago, w^ s •ouug lady c&ma iuto f/hs aid to 1 of a

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