Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on May 13, 1897 · Page 19
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Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois · Page 19

Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, May 13, 1897
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EF.HKV^Xl'AUtER. OSVINE PftEAOHES SAfN IN STERMNO. l Beth «nrt Evenfngr Sortrlf*— The S« S, Palmer, of Oakland, j formerly pastor of the First Pres- in eharoh of thi* city, preached at church Sunday morn' eteaing. In the motning,every ; In the fiburca was filled with ths isfia andr admirers of the eminent divine. .The pulpit acd plat- i were Deautifnlly decorated with most exquisite flowers of the rlagtiine by the Inasmuch Circle of Ing's Daughters. ••'.."' . the services Miss Ruth ey sang s solo and Mrs. Paul T. » and Horace E. Dlller sang a duet. in numbers were beautifully render* iiigb "Sit. PalmerTook fot bis text Romans 6-11, 'Tor I am not ashamed of the ipel of Christ: for it is the power' of unto flslvation to everyone that lieveth. * * * For therein is the ness of God revealed from. Itb. to faith: as it is written, The just Hive by faith." he sermon consisted of a splendid oeltionof the book of Romans. ee things are taught therein,' said •the end, the means and the conse- Paul in (this epistle teaches .vation. The Bible is optimistic iiighout; it is continually revealing oaething better beyond.. Had we the >wer to lift ourselves up, there would iio need of a" higher power. Paul Ida Christ the perfect man, in whom Ja uo flaw,'n6 imperfection. , , 'cannot school ourselves to virtue must conform our eyes to a cer- a standard. He who tries to main- n righteousness without Christ in heart, most need endure, not enjoy iglon. We cannot conform to some- g. without a renovation within, If atlon is gained through the power 'God; there is no other name we can be saved. : can be brought about only, by a plete turning away from self as a to God. Faith ia more than a .believing; Christian faith is a in God. Things are not made ow,a by men, bat to'men. 'There is hing &o powerful as the transform- power of a new affection. - When ein most, then it is that we will ap- [Jate Christ most.' The-wages of is death, and the penalty must be 3; either 'by us or ,by some other -a j - n >' " • r ' ; "• •"•'•'• '"••"'•'' ' A ju the : results af the acceptance-of let, righteousness is bestowed upon The cross means death as well as -death to sin and life in eternal ' %nd peace.. A new power—Christ— tils within us aud the peace which set'h all understanding is ours. We : then eay with authority, "We shall flalqly be saved." .. -', ' •: i rejoice in the hope of God, and tough we may have many'': trials, our lars will'only be watering the divine mt, and when our 'summons comes, i not anly go, but go triumph- ,ly. intx>,the great beyond—to our Fa- r'8 house where there are many The Aldermen Decide that They Mait Pay to Show In the Town. The City Council of Dixon has ruled that a circus must pay that city $50 for the privilege of showing there. What Dlxon aldermen don't know about circuses isn't worth knowing. In the matter of the minor details, such as the best brand, of peanuts, the moat fash- ioriable-flhade-oLpinkiemonade f or the coming season, and the like of that, there was very naturally, some diversity of ppinion but all were la one accord upon, the fact [.that of circuses great and circuses small, the three ring circus is the best of all, especially if it carries a lady clown. The motion to substitue a trick elephant for the indy clown was voted down. In the passing of the ordinance there was some discussion as to the different prices of different grades, of shows, but it was finally decided that anything less than a three-ring circus, with menagerie and all beneath the dignity of Dixon; hence the Qxing of the above sum.'.": address was delivered in Mr. Imer's unapproachable manner 'and iveQ the closest attention of the amenee congregation. ' The Evening Service. audience of fully eight hundred 0 greeted , Rev. Palmer at .the tertngservice. The,subject of the lurae at thla service was "The Jaw s Suffering." Mr. Palmer bis subject; in a masterful man- f»nd held hia audience spellbound ijtoeloquence throughout the' dis- je. He spoke of suffering for oth- tha innocent suffering for the r, as^eing a law .of nature und the good which comes to the through suffering. The &er- scholarly effort dellveied Llha reVbrend gentleman's old time god power, The beauties of the tent and its meaning to alt man-, also dwelt -upon at some The text -was "Behold the of God which taketh away the f the world." The musical num- were a euphonium solo by F, W, j a duet by M^B, Gait snd Mr. aud a eolo by H, N. Hansen. Sprinkol presided fit the organ. ! *ntire service was deeply impres- ' ft$ . SUIT DISMISSED. v». of tjeclared off Peclaratloa. < • i-»se of Frank £. Andrews vs. ®* W«t«al, a Wit' lot 85,QQO dam- Bf defarofttloa of character, was UttitB Circuit Court today and i on account of no declar- Court was called to order at 1:30 with- Judge James Ib*. beaeh, The Grand Jv»ry Robert Burcbeli, of Erie, Foiemaa a»d the jury is ia Sheriff Joel Farle|r, Q. A. ft. Mi«tf?i<"* t.!s» At the regnlsf (,}, A. B. ussetlng Saturday evening it mas decided to hold MemorSsl Day services on Sunday this year. Ret. E. Brown will deliver the address. The sxerd^es will be held in Central Park in the afternoon. The following \$ r* list of the committees appointed by Commander Keofer to arrange for the proceedings of the day: bscoration-J. W. JNiles, B, T. gt. John, F. F. Klosterman, R. Keeney.t}. G.Keefer,, •' • . Program—N. G. Van Sant, T. Diller, E. W. BlosBom, S. 8.!. Tattle, D. W. Phelps, . " ,. Music—P. T, Van Horn.G.G.Keefer, F. W. Gordan, G. W. Smith. Collecting—A, A. Brown, J.W.Niles, M.Dillon, Hefley. . Platform and Seating*-W. N. Harrison, G. D. John, Phil Kerevan, W, Angell, A. K.Haberer, S. Snyder. _- Those attending the Department Encampment at Galesburg made re-' ports, whfch were Well received by the Post. Capt. J. W. Niles' also reported in regard to the,good condition of the old soldiers at the Soldiers' Home at Qulncy. There are now 1,400 inmates at the home, and they are well cared for. DI'XON COUNCIL ON CIRCUSES. BOTH LEGS < WERE CUT OFF. Jobn Wenger,. of Dlxon, Sustains a Fear- .....'j_-...fnV Injury i». . :..'...".j.- _.L—'-. John Wenger, of Dlxon, in attempting to board a moving stock train one and one-half miles east of that city, fell under the cars at 2:30 o'clock this morning..- Both legs were cut off below the knees. ' • When the way car of the tratn.which ran over Wenger.passed the spot where he was lying, the conductor beard some onu call for help and ordered the brakeman to get off and 11% the train foliowlng. \yenger was taken to Fraklin Grove, where his wounds were.dressed and he was brought back to his home in Dlxon on passenger train No,_7 t _BothJeg8_wer& v amputated this morning. The physician thinks the young man will recover. Wenger is twenty-two years of ape and resides with his parents at 327 College avenue, Dixon, He wao attempting to get a ride to Chicago when injured. ' .-,- • ' . -....•'; f '~"r~. -.; ;—-——'— -f--\ •••-•AN OBSTREPEROUS • TRAMP. Will llourk Has a Little Excltemeut With Willie. A tramp happened into Rourk Bros. grocery store this morning and asked for something to eat. Will Rourk, who was alone in the store a.t the time, refused him, saying- that there had been several similar applications tbis»mom- ing and that it was growing tiresome* His trampship told the proprietor that he was a liar and said he intended to have something anyway., .Wereupon a lively war of words ensued, which finally led to persuading the "bo" to drop the can of tomatoes he had taken* and convinced 4im that he wasn't hupgry anyway. Moral: Tramps are a [nuisance; everybody stop feeding 'em and we won't have any ground, to bother us. GROWN IN HOME GARDENS, of yterllug Kplcuren Can Now Be Tickled by Dellcacle*. In apite of the late season the palates of Sterling epicureans can aow be tickled by several homegrown garden delicacies of spring. Pie-plant baa been gathered from local gardens for a week past and the pie that many yearn for has been constructed entirely by home industry. Asparagus, tender tipped and almost soluble in cream, was out from local shoots ten days ago and now fills the market. Greens of several kinds are also on hand. The usual amount of gsrdea truck is, imported from other places and the table ol the vegetariaa eta graaa, If it w&nte to, with everything from pejui to potatoes ' lor TWO NEAT I'ARTIKS LITTLE TOTS OF STERLING HAVE A MERRY T!ME. Eighth Birthday «oc( Pl*y» the Hoist* 1 ** Delightfully—Mlim Ollt* 81c«* Coramein- orote* Her Thirteenth Anniversary. HER KIOHTH BJRTHDAT. Minn Tx>rene Decker Entertain* Her Many Ltttl« Friend*. Miss Lorene Decker, daughter of Mr. and H|a, Jndd Decker, gave a delightful party in honor of her eighth , birthday at the home of her parents on First avfenue Saturday afternoon. She was not eight years old nntll Sunday, and it was for this reason'that Saturday .wag chosen as the day for celebration. The little gueata began to arrive early in the afternoon, and from, that time until the party broke up there was one continual round of genuine enjoyment. Miss Lorene distinguished herself as a •hostess, attending'to the wanta of .her guests in a most dfgnlQed manner. Games of all kinds were enjoyed as only children can enjoy them; three large swings were kept in operation all afternoon and there was not a moment of the time that was not, thoroughly enjoyed. At the proper time splendid refreshments, consisting of ice cream, oake, sandwiches, candies and all. of the good things generally furnished on like occasions, were served. The hostess was very beautifully remembered' • by her gueste. The following were present: ' Misses:— • Mnvlo Keefor Mildred Dlekson EdnaKter , * Battle Echternach Helen Flalt . Lucille Brooks Eloulso Khodes " Grace Fowler Eunice Stakoralller . Anna Hanson Laura Hanson Clara Heck with HelenXawrle "" Jonnetto Crawford Cora Crawford , • • Helen Gait Hazel Anthony Isabcllelloblnsoh ^ : rauIlneUtley Mildred Lawrence,, * ' Iluth Aiming Louisa Lane Margaret Lane Lorene Decker. OLUK SINEX KNTJB|tTAINS. Her FrlendR Help Her Celebrate Her Tlilr- * toenth Birthday. . A jolly party was given at the home of Miss Ollie Sine* Saturday, the occasion being the thirteenth birthday of the young lady. The evening was spent in games of air kinds. Refreshments were served, consisting of ice cream, cake and other delicacies, appropriate to the season. / •••)'• \V hen the time came to go home, the guests were loath to leave, so perfect bad the young hostess performed her duties. Among the presents received by Miss Ollie was a.handsome safety bicycle, the gift of her parents. Those who made up the patty were: Misses— •''...' '..-'' Grace Mangan Huby Quick Nellie Uunmore Jennie Finch Pearl Mangan Mamie Blair Anna Sliumaker Lottie Gear . Masters— Earl Quick;' Walter Swarf ey.. , „ Paul Bundln Charlie filmmaker Karl Lutz ' Arthur Muliilx . Clivude JIankerson. PROF. GIBSON'S HISTORY Former Sterling Mau linn Published a Great Hook, ' rrof. iMV.-Gibaon, formerly of-this city, now Principal'of the schools at Kapurville, has sent to the Rev. Cass Davis a copy of his History of the United States, The volume.Js a wc-n'- derfully comprehensive, is well illustrated throughout and contains many maps and charts that are superior to those in most works of the kind. It contains a history of the late free silver campaign and of the election and inauguration of McKinley and Hobart. Toe work is published by A. Flaunt- gan.of Chicago, and its chances for introduction into the schools are extremely good, , —S. S. lloy&r, of Pratrleville, purchased the general store of J. G, Kingsbury, of Coleta, and took possession today. Mr. Boyer does not know, as yet, what disposition he will make of his Prairieville business. He is a capable man; however, and {there is a possibility of his conducting both of b,ts enterprises. —A paper in Larued, Kan,, in speaking of a recent surgical operation, remarks that "it was successful in every particular, and its results would have been all that could possibly have been hoped for, expect for the unfortunate fact that the patient failed to rally and died inVfewi minutes." —A drive through the country at present Is a delightful pastime and many are enjoying H. The roads are generally in a tine condition and the view of the land&cape ia such aa» to charm the eye and awaken pleasurable emotions. * . -Vibe residents of C avenue are kicking about a horse which seems to be troubled with insomnia. The animaj wanders around ia the grewaome hours of the night, tearing up the lawns and making people miserable generally. —Au eichauge saye tight {icing should ba tjen>mr«ged la every possible way. Itkiilaoif &ll the foolish girla s»4 ^sy^s the esttsiijltj oses, No girl fctot ieeee SB of Mrs, .Catherine Fenton "was bom in Conoton, Harrison county, Ohio,, Aug. 2, 1824, snd died at the home of hsr eis- ter.'Mrs. John M. OferholSor, Friday rooming at 6 o'clock, aher a prolonged Illness of dropsy. She would hare been seventy-two years of age had' she llvei until her next birthdny, She was the oldest child of Mr, and Mrs. Jacob Crom. She was llrst married to James Conaway at the home of her childhood and moved weftt with him and settled in this part of the -country in 1855. Three children were born to them, M. Albert Conaway, who now resides at Smith Centre, Kansas; Mattin Conaway, of Toledo, Iowa, and a daughter, Amanda, who died when a young lady. After the death of her husband she was married to John Fenton. Seven children were the result of this union, six of whom are yet living. They are Mrs. Mary Nicholas who resides near Coleta; William Fenton, at St. Lawrence, S.D.; Jerry Fenton, near Coleta; Mrs. Annie Frankfather, at Coleta; Charles Fenton and Mrs. Addle Mull, both residing at Milledgeville. One child* Rebecca, died in its Infancy. Three brothers and four sisters survive her, They are: John Crom, 'who resides at Cherokee, Ia.; Jeremiah and William, who live at Lamar, Mo. The sisters are: Mrs. Lydia Ovecholser, of Coleta; Mrs. Elizabeth Sloan, of Clark, S. D.;Mra. Anna Macblin and Mrs. Adeline Harvey, of Tobias, Neb. . The funeral was held from the Radical U. 15. church at 2 o'clock p. m. Saturday and the remains were placed in the last resting place, at the. Hazel Green cemetery. Rev. J. H. Grimm, of Forreston, assisted by Rev. C. Bender, of Coleta, conducted the funeral. Mrs. Fenton experienced religion when but flf tyaen years of agerand-bas always done 1 her best to adhere to that which was right. She was a conaclen- tous, faithful worker and Christian in the church. It can be said that she never intentionally harmed any one and was always kind and free hearted. Coming to this country when hardships were about the only reward, she deserves tht> rest she has now obtains d For several weeks she has longed for death and was fully prepared. She chose her text, Psalm 128:7, and also the music she wished to have sung. She was'a patient sufferer. Peace be to her ashes. RECITAL AT PROPHETSTOWN, I'uplls of B. F. Gould Render an Exquisite Program. The pupils of S.'F. Gould gave a recital in Slides' Hall,—Prophets town, Friday evening. Several music lovers from this city were in attendance. The recital was largely attended, the hall being crowded to its capacity'. The stage was a mass of flowers and potted plants arranged in an artistic manner. Every number of the program was'very well rendered and those who were present speak in the highest terms of the entertainment. The program was as follows: •....'.. Kreut/er.'. :....,.. ',. Birthday \Valfz Miss Edda Bell Smith • . Lange..;. '. — ....Rustling Leaves Hcuullioff Minuet do Mozart . Miss Hflle Austin;.. ; 11 urlltt; ."77777777 77.": "Rondo Miss'Maud Loomls and Mrs. Fannie Schryver .1 vanovlfll ;.. Violin Solo, Donauwellen '• O.'A. Gould, accompaniment by S. F. Gould Rummell '...,..' •. Petlts Morieaux < , ^ .Miss My rna Cole Cornath... 1 '.'. .Menuet-TModrne Mrs. Maud Lancaster I'eblmore.t. •..'...,. ......Dancing Waves • ; Miss Anna Gostolow , Wilm ..../. V/alzer Miss Maud IxxHnls, Mrs. Fannie Schryver Althans - Violin Solo, Gladys Waltz Fred Volgtsberger 'Accompaniment by Miss Anna Gostelow Smith .'. Mountain Stream Rolling.............The Skylark'^ Morning Song Miss Maud Loomls Scbarwenka. Violin 8ol», Bause Polonaise . C. A. Gould, accompaniment by S. F. Gould Gounod .. .j , Waltz and Chorus trom Faust Misses Loomls and Austin, Mesdames Schryver and Lancaster —A hew postal law makes it larceny to take a paper and refuse to pay for it.' Recently an editorsued forty-three men who would not pay their subscriptions and obtained judgment in each case for the amount claimed. Twenty-eight men made aflidavit they owned no more property than the law allows./ This prevents attachment. They were then arrested on a' charge of petty larceny and bound over in the sum of three hundred dollars. This may he newa for some people. —David Slick, living on the river road in Palmyra, is rejoicing over the discovery of what he thinks, as wjll aa others, to be part of a meteor that" has fallen at some time or'bther. He was digging a pesthole when he found it. The formation ia oblong and weighs three snd three-fourth pounds. David can't hardly refrain from hunting for others. ' , —A queer point of law is soon to be decided in Iowa. A State law provides that all creatures killed by railroads must be buried at the expense of the railroad company. Recently u, trail! ran over and killed a tramp. The railroad refused to pay for the funeral be- C&UB® it claimed tfcat a tramp'wag not ft "cr&sturii," but just ft tramp. for ells Lawn Mnwer* HieH AMB LOf W81II. We guarrantes them the lightest ronnlng and most durable Made. The finest and largest display of Gasoline Steves and Refrigerators MEISTER & ROHRER, 3M LOCUST STREETi . itBRLINO, T HE PLACE on West Third Street, knowa as the Burdicfc place, for sale, or will take a smaller place in exchange. This is a fine, large brick house, Gooli barn, four Jots, best of location. 1 have two parties wanting places in Sterling; the one has 80 acres and the other 160 acres in Nebraska which they want to put in as part payment, balance cash. Farms and city property for Sale and Exchange. - , If you want to buy, sell or exchange any* thing, don't forget to call and see me. Q A VX"% 7F"^!^k .A. OVER, Over Dill Davis' Dry Goods House, Cor. Third St. and .First,Ave. Fine Stationery . Dresden Plate, Egyptian Antique, Royat Standard Linen, Venetian Bond, and other high grades for 25 Cents per Box at J. K. ESHLEMAN* Successor to Myers & Eshleman, 21 East Third Street, Sterling, Illinois. and W.T. Qalt&Co LA.W.SHOP, Headquarters for Wheels \ of all descriptions. Call and examine THE TRINITY. Enameling: and Nickeling. Wheels to Rent. FLOCK & DAVIS, 106 West Third Street, Sterling, Illinois. AT 313 CALT HOUSE BLOCK, You cau find and get auything pertaining' to ' ' " • • ••• Real Estate, iu any Ward iu Sterling or Itock Falls. The largest list and tl»o lowest prices. ia jmrsoua.1 or real estate, at home and abroad. The old« ijfl years. Nivti'oual Bu'ak for Best of couvejrance.

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