Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on May 20, 1897 · Page 1
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>;•*- , SIXTEEN JP.A.G-ES, i-... » . i . . JPAJBT YOL. 30. NO. 20. STEELING, ILLINOIS THOR8JDAY, MAY m< 1897 $1JO A TIICE TABLE. s*v « mm THfc CHIQABU'AMD HBRTH-WESTEBM CKJISOWMT. i; Orerland limited *8:6i p. m. 7, Iowa and Dakota Bxp W:42 a.m. 17.Starling Pwiwnger (arr.)... «:3S p. m. 6, Balk) Plains PMS H:JOp.m. 11,Clinton passenger.—....-.. H2:io p>«?« OOnraJUST. e,AH»naoK«>re(«.. ISiOO aJOrerlandlJmlted.. —. *<:28 £ OhlOftgO ExpreM *6:29 ft.m. B. CD. a. m. __ nO:43 R. TO. 2 DesMolnes Passenger.— t3:83 p. m, u, Clinton Fasienger......—. J4:B6 p. m. ', tD&n/excispVBumfRy. isunday only IDaJly, except Monday. 1 ' " ,19. A. MABSH. Agent. vmxswwi* Q^JIMOY at. Arrived from East, SPasaeng'r-SsWp.rfl. 21 Frelght..,.-6:OQa.m. Arrive fl-oia'Weiit. 49 Passeng'r~»:W».rfl. 47 Passeng'r-SiZOp.m. 81 Frfilfilit-.i..«:lBpi tn. Ootag Mtea/r.. i. —6 :W p.m. t 1:30 p.m. VG8t* ..8:10 ft.m; ?r..6:00p.m. . JTJO^I...-—6!l5a.nli Ho 7 mftkei doge oonneotton at Denrpwc „.», «?5ni tor aU ttattons onMendotaandOUnton twanchs also Baranna and Dubnque./ . No. W make* close connections wltnrnalu line - - »t««>S<«!«Bt-J»5.«^S- > »SL?S^S; Book a , city,Omaha,Penvor, eto..eM.:also for s, oonneotlng with .train No. 4 at Island. _______ —' > • • .lUAJtdS CSNTBAL SAHWA7 AT DIZON. QOINO SOUTH. na Pass.". Dally, except Sunday.. |f :2B a., SS&A£^^^^««P- ****•«*»Ri">'"'-"Vr. is-ii.» «»««*\f Qiirirtow 11 *&nA. .m i^XfrtoTpa^Kuyiei^piB^ tendoteTBteight, ially.except Sunday .11 :*§ a, m GOING NORTH. , 1( Dally* except Bunday...6:43 a. nv Veterinary Surgeons, ,H Q. HOOVER, D. V. 8. .-OFFICE-;/ '.' '•'•'•.. .' AT MEYERS ft BSHLEMAWS DRUG STORB. ' Bospitat and residence, Cor. Third Ate. and FlftnBtr- ' •'•.'••• Harrison Tel., Eesldenoe.flOi Office, IB. • , DE. O. E, WRIGHT, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist. OflU» and Veterlnarium at Wright & Go's Livery and Boarding Stablest ' Cor. W. TMrd Bt.^ smd B Av«. / ._, . Whiteeide Harrison Telephone is. Physicians. Dr. C. A. MyELLER, Physician and; Surgeon. lo, Boom 8. ft-; ^ ATO. ^jffloe Hours: 0-u a. m.; »-4 p.m.; 7-8 p. m. : ' ayBOiu^rv—Nerrous an* Women's Dlseasea. W. B. CAROLUS, n. D. ol the Uter, Stomach, Bowela «nd KlSneys treated iucceiBfnlly. Office H««r» it* 4 P. H., «B« »..*«» »*• f*. T«l»phooa HO. «j. : , 0£6ce and Bwidenee, *08 First Atenne, FRANK ANTHONY, fl. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUROEON. ': OFFICE COR. lit AVB.'wJd FOURTH ST. . W.Oor, Are, B and Fourth Street, STEftLINQ, ILLINOIS. J. P. KEEPER, JANE REID KEEPER, PHYSICIANS AJND' iSUROEONS. OPPlCb AND RESIDENCE; ' toa Pint AT6&Q8. Both Telephonea. '» ,.; ILMNOIJ*. 5.S' A..C. SMITH, M.D., PHYSICIAN ANlf SURGEON, Up Stalrt, 8 Ewt TWrid Street, BUOENB V. Tsacber of • \OCAL and INSTRUMENTAL For Terms, enquire at Aldricb'B Muaio Store, West TWrd Street. ' OR. TM05. W. BECKWITH, * DENTAL OFFieE, National Bank block Mowers Repaired and Piew Sbftvets. Work. JOHN O. HANAtf AN, . LiW MB PATENTS. ffflce la Aeedtwy sf Mtttk Black. ITERLINC1, ILLS. HENRY c. WARD; LAWYER. SUITE 8, ACADEMY OF MUSIC BLOCK, STHRL1NO, ILLS. Ai JoURis ot thsOotmtyOtrartwlJlbc In MorrUon on Hondftyi wa Frtd»yi each week. J. W. ALEXANDER, , Attorney at Law, Notary Public, and Jsstlce of the Peace, \ ftTERHNO, - ILLINOIS. ••tleetloDo promptly attended to, Refers to First Rational Bank of Bt«rlln«, miaou, JARVIS DINSMOOR, LAWYER. Special Attention to Chancery Matters. Over Brown'f Drai Store, cor, 3d & i^catt, WALTER N. HASKELL, LAW AND PATENT ATTORNEY. , (Money to Loan.) tost Thl^d Street, 5TBRLINQ, ILL. Eeal Estate and-Insurance. J. P. HESSLINQ, Real Estate, and Fire Iii' ' ' Kone but Etoliftble Oomptmlfii B«i)re«<rat»<l. IN ACADEMY MTJSIO BIiOOK. ••"••'' • •• Boom 8." " •:' .'';•- \. Office Over Rosenthil'g Clothiof Store, ' JSt. W. Corner First Ate. and TlJlrd 8t, D.I., Corner Third and Locusi Streets, -with Adams • ••'• , Express Co. ' — •—— — :" • Insurance E. MFEbersoIe, Gait House Block. painting and... ,.Paper Hanging. Leave orders at residence,' 205 West Fourth Bt, or drop a card to -,•:,-. FRANK RIQLE. FOR ANYTHING IN Fancy Groceries, Cigars, Tobacco and Confectionery, PATRONIZE O H Next door to •_ • »V«. " •• . • Baer & Carter's, East Third Street/ FOR A NICE SMOKE U8ETHE HERALDO ...OR... CRESCENT. The ti neat brands oniome-made Cigars on the market. • ' ; Dally Papers and Th« Latest PeriodlwU Oa band at all times, ! FRANK GOGHRAN, STERLING, ILL. i ) i ) i > i j i ) i > O i ) l ) .1 S I ) I ) I I { ) I ) ( ) { I •< ) I I { ) n , j ' HAVE YOU TRIED It- The BEST CIQAR for your money GATEPOST ASK YOUR PEALER FOR IT, U js manufactured ia your own E. J. COOK, a, | Sail lto<3 Ssreet, , til. EEPUBLICANS MEET. COUNTY CENTRAL COMMITTEE TRANSACTS BUSINESS. ftieftn* to Get the f nil Vote of the Oonnty «t th« Cotnlnj Judicial Election—Speeches by Judge Ward, A.M. Hannon, of fnlton, and Otliern. The Republican County Central Committee met in the City Hall this morning at 11 o'clock and the roll call by the Secretary, E. G. Mathis,' showed the following present: <* Coloma—A. S. Goodell. Erie—R. L. Burchell. Fulton—R. E, Moon, A. M. Hanson. Gardenplain—Ithamer Johnson. ' Genesee—C. A. Brown.. ^'Hopkins-E. M, Coe. Hume—L. Ramsay. Jordan—A. C.John. . . Lyndbn—A. W. Greenlee. t Mt. Pleasant—S. R, Hall, F; D.HairiV say. .••".. .; '.' : •.; ' • Prophetstown, E. G, ; Mathis. Sterling—Moses, Dillon, V. S. Ferguson, J. F, Utley, • Tampico—F. H. Richardson. . Usticfc— A. N.Abbott, v As the Chairman of the Committee, Hon. F. D. Ramsay, is candidate for Circuit Judge in ^he new Judicial District, J. F. Utley was "called to the chair and presided during the meeting. —-"Jin-Ramsay r in steting-the object-rof the meeting, said that at this time of year It was almost impossible to get the vote of the county to the polls and that the present meeting was to devise ways and means to get the vote of, the' county out at.the coming judicial election. • , ~ , Judge Ward, member of the Judicial Committee, and several other Republicans expressed themselves, and offered pertinent suggestions. Judge Ward remarked: that' pur voters should remember "that so' long as' Whiteslde' county has been a part of the State of Illinois there; never has been a time -when our people have had the opportunity to vote for a' candidate of her. own for Circuit Judge, and every voter should how take a pride in going to 'thfi'polla and ca,etlnga vote for Judge Ramaay.,.,; •'„•> ,•-..., .'.- : -. ,; '•'_.•• ... .., A. M,'Hanson, of Fulton, was elected a member of the committee in place of A. C. Jones, deceased. Mr, Ramsay hopes that our voters will, remember that there are three judges to be elected, and that he does not desire that hje vote in Wniteaide county shall be any larger than that ;glyen .for Judge Bigelow. and Judge Gest; these are excellent men • and should receive the full, vote of the party. . •• • • .•' . As many of the members of-the committee wanted to get away on the 12:16 train, the meeting adjourned. COMMITTEES-ARE-APPOINTED. The K. G. I'lcnlc Affairs Are Now Well Organized. . . , The eighth anniversary of the founding of the order of the Knights of the 'Globe Is to be celebrated la the cities of Sterling and Rock Falls, and will be an event of great importance, As this is the official celebration under commission from the Supreme Council, it will call to these cities Sir Knights and Eminent Ladies from nearly ail the chief cities in Northern Illinois, and it is expected not less than three thousand men will be iii line during the parade. / •;•'•'•• As it Is an affair of extraordinary responsibility and labor, Sterling and Union garrisons appointed a joint committee to devise a scheme for making the preparations, and that committee reported the following plan: There ehquld be seven general committees with a Cpmmittee on Arrangements to supervise all, In the, appointments the four garrisons of Sir Knights and Eminent Ladles were to share equally, if possible, and the garrisons have made the appointments which appear below. The committees will meet at the City Hall on Friday evening to receive instructions, to organize and to start the work of .preparing for the great event. * The following are .the comittees: . Executive—Amos JQaveler, J, M. Penrose, E. F. Dow, Ward Lincoln. Finance—J, G. Wetzell, G. G.Keefer, -A70~ataale-y,~J-; M. BickfordrMrer Mary Jacobs, Mrs, Jennie Davis, Mrs. Carrie McNeil, Mrs, Fredda Nims,' Advertising—Arthur' Woodyatt, U. S, Evaue, C. L. Meqtzer, C, 'B. ; - Good" rich, Ml88 Inez Fieteher, Miss Ella Gary, Mrs. Maggie.Wells, Miss Lena Tumblesoo. Pregraia—B. B. Thomas, T. E, Bt. Jphn, C. M. Fox, E. H. Woods, Miw Vlaais Eicks, itxe. Hsttle Koersole, Ttftneportatlonr-W. A. Marsh J. F, Daly, William Long; Joseph Brown. , Decoration—W. J. McDonald, Frank Thomas/D. J. Seeley, D. W. Murphy, L; I". Jensen, A. G. Morrison, R. H, Niool, Miss Ruth Caughey, Miss Lois Oaborn, Miss Ida Pauley, Mrs. Ella Limerick, Miss Alta Parks, Miss Mag- gieUull, Fred Wagley. ' Reception—W.T, Tuttle, Moses Dillon, Jr., O.F. Tumbleson, Miss Emma Longedon, Miss Mary Harvey, Mrs. Elizabeth Dillon, F. F. Klosterman, A. J. Burdick, E. L. &dams, H. Arey, Miss Olive Ashling, Miss Anna Lan- dls/Mies Ella Dlckson, F. Wroten/ GIBSON'S SCHOOL HISTORY. Our Jfrof. Gibson \Vrltei A Unique History •! . of Hla Country. iQ'speakltig of this new" school history,'the Inter Ocean says: "This addition to the many school jooks of United States history al- text reads' in the field',is noteworthy for sevei al reasons. In the first place,though not the very first, perhaps, it is one of the first history text books to be published in Chicago, representing purely Western work in writing and printing, and it is a book that reflects the I ighest credit upon the enterprise of th^ publisher, as well as upon the scholarship: and skill of its author. Secor, dly, it Is noticeable because In the p 'Oparation and arrangement of ite -contemt8~the convenience of the," book for toVuse of teachers is not alone consider^d, but its usefulness' aa a factor in thej education of young people. Mr. Gibson, •• who was fpr__many_yeflrs a Superintendent of. schools, well says school time Is not a time of harvest, but of planting and growth, and that muchjof the value of historical study lies ii^ the movement toward a broader culture and in stimulating influences toWar I further reading. Wherefore, he hai, as he says, arranged his book with 116 view of aiding the student injire iking away from the habit of studyfag the printed page rather than the thought expressed by it. Toward this end he has availed himself of'the topical plan- in . arranging the obiter, also of 9, .large..use of ,mapa and charta, agd a plan of suggested parallel reading, which bring in not only other histories but historic fiction, historic " geography, and elementary civics. The maps, of which fifty-six are used, are most admirable, surpassing in useful quality any that we have ever before seen in a school book of this kind. Mr. Gibson, who was himself a soldier in the Federal army, has given aaunusal amount of space to the Civil War.- This he has done because he regards this war of especial importance in our history. It might be said that, though the results of the war were of the highest importance, the movements of brigades and army corps that brought about the subjugation of thje South-are-not-in-themselves-of much significance., A child can understand causes and consequences of the war, though he may not have learned the name of a single General on either side. Still, this close attention to the movements of armies arouses young interest, and calls out desire for fuller knowledge of those great events, a result much to be desired. The book throughout is warmly commened to the examination of all teachers concerned in historical instruction. We can safely say that examination will lead to approval." TO BE MARRIED IN JUNE. Thoraa* CrAWforU and UUa Helen Brook- fleld to be United. " Invitations were issued today for the wedding of Mr. Thomas Crawford and Miss Helen Thirza Brookneld, which will take place at the home qf Miss Brookfield's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Green, Wednesday morning, the second of June, at 9 o'clock. • • Mr. Crawford, the electrical engineer for the Sterling Gas and Electric Light Company, is a sou of Mrs. D. M. Crawford; of this city. He is a young man of whom nothing but good can be said.' Miaa Bropkfield is well known in Sterling social circles and is beloved by a wide circle of friends. The friends of the happy couple are offering them the heartiest of congratulations. .i . '.,, .. ;—j , •. : •: v GAVE A PLEASANT RAG BEE. Mra. buiauel Uartlti EuturUiuii a Numbtr ot jUer Frleutlu, Mrs. Samuel Martin, of Wobdlawn, gave a pleasant rag bee at her home Tuesday, The ladies camejearly in the day and put in the entire time in sewing and visiting. At noon a fine dinner was served, which was greatly enjoyed. About a dozen ladles— the near neighbors of tha hopt&ss— wwe In »t- f Of FINE BQWINa CLUB STERLING'S DAISY FLEET OF FAST SAILERS. The Splendid Organization 1* Inspected by George Cpham, of the Dtxcn Son and Properly Written In HM Most Iltnitrl. eras Sheet. George Upham, of the Dixon^Sun, was in Sterling Monday, end in Tuesday's edition he has the following to say of our Rowing Club: - , . "A reporter of the Sun was given an afternoon of fine enjoyment yesterday as the guest of the Sterling .7 Rowing Club. It is a pity that we have not her e In Dixon a counterpart of this splendid organization. "Although, called' a rowing club, there are in the licet there, ten band' some sail boats, two steam launches and a number of barges, twenty-two fine craft all told. The club has a membership of twenty-five, foe officers being Gus^reiding, cornmodore; R. N. Clark, vice commodore, Dr. C. A. Mueller, secretary and treasurer. The club's boathouse, oil the bank . of the the river juat above the bridge, Ihas^ a frontage of 180 feet' with nineteen stalls, separated from each other by lattace work and eacb|with a balanced door,letting out upon the incline in front, extending the entire length of, the hpUBj,<lg^r^ teal boat glides easily over greased rollers onto the floating dock and into the water. The bottom here is of sandy gravel. The house la lighted throughout with electric lights, and lockers, Bpf ing- locks and everything about the club is up-to-date.' The pennant is a handsome flyer of gold and orange. .- "Frank Decker's swift steam launclj carries a dozen people comfortably and draws b,ut one and one-half feet of water, and has been seen itrDlxon. . "Jamea St. John Greenongh, President of the Whiteside Fish Club, is the ekipper of the handsomest boat in the fleet—a fifteen foot single sticker with jib.. •. • ,' x :' • ••••••••• •••, . ; . "City Editor Scott Williams, of the Gazette, finds relaxation and an occasional ducking in a thirteen-foot Racine boatr that is a trim sailor. ., "The three Standard boys, Orville Basaett, clty~editor7HdaLlewellynTso^ clety editor, and Edward Hoover,snake editor, own a Spring lake clipper of records, of which Hoover is Sailing Master^.;___ ___- u^_-^_^._,. "Vice-l3ommodore.Clarfc has a whopper for size 'but a fine sailor. June Penrose is the skillful master of another of the large ones, and Commodore Breiding owns a boat which carries big sail. ••''*. "Adam Meyer owns the .club's only canoe, thirteen-foot long and carries sail. Secretary Will S. McCloy, of the Charter Gas Engine Co., finds exercise in a cedar row boat that is a beauty. -'-"Sam JVFeigiey's sail-boat : Is a natty one and its skipper is the most venturesome, sailor in the fleet. He goes over board regularly. • ''Engineer Jack Palmer, of the Hennepin, has a royal four-oared Racine boat to carry eight persons. "Dr. 0. A. Mueller sails a.very nobby boat; Henry Heln, of Rock Falls, is in on it with him. "Judge Harry 6. Ward.of the County Court, takes his. recreation in a big family boat, with sail—a nice craft for a moonlight night. "One of the approaching events of the club, in which the members are taking a deep Interest just at present, is a race between Mr. Greenough's and Mr. Breiding'e boats. It is to take place with the first; fayoring breeze that comes up. Each of the gentlemen stande ready to make affidavit that he can scull a coffin at a better speed than the other's boat can sail. "The Sterling Rowing Club is an organization ih which all of as of the Rock River valley may take a share of pride." -••••.' : •;•• •.•- • ' : EMINENT LADIES MEET. • Four New Hcwbera Initiated »nd Important Business '.Transacted, The regular meeting of the Sterling garrison of Eminent Ladies was held in the G, A. R, Hall Tuesday evening. There was a full attendance. Dr. Jaue Reid Keefer, Miss Verna. Richtnayer, Miss Charlotte Burkhglder.jind._Mr8» William Marshall ^ere initiated into the mysteries of the order as charter members. Owing to the inability of the garrison to choose a name, the charter is utill left open. It will be closed at the next meeting, however, Cocomitteee were appointed to meet w^th the joint cpcamlttee, whiefa will have charge of the eottiiug KtiSghta of the CJlobe picnic iu-Augaat. A Jytter was from M?«, Krspe, ttu WEEKLY CROP BULLETIN. 'Condition of Thlngv For «9>e W*«fe Esitfeg "•' .-•.."""• ' May l*. SOKTUKRN 8MJTION. The temperature averaged slightly below normal in central and west <!oun- ties and slightly above la northeast; rainfall about one-third normal. Work was interrupted bui little and much waa donejcorn planting waa pushed rapdily although the soil required ranch working because rough :and cloddy;little corn IB up because of the coolness. Grasses, oats and spring wheat are do- Ing well, growing finely; rye is fair add is heading; gardens are coming forward slowly; fruits are very .promising, except peaches. Galesburg: C. A. Hinckley Another cold week with rain Thursday, which softened the ground, but turned cold with slight frost Sunday; good weete for plowing and planting; grass, oats and wheat growing but loo .cold for corn; corn ground in bad condition. TO LAY. THE CORNER " CongrrngatlonaUat* Decide to Uolil the Service* Jnne 8. A business meeting of the members of the Congregational church was held In|church parlorsTuesday evening. The subject of the laying of the corner stone for the new church was under decided to hold- the services Thursday, June 3, ', ^committee; composed of Rev. Theodore Crowl, Dr. Gordon, Dr. G. B. Dillon, C. Burkholder, J. F. Utley, and Theodore Mack, was appointed to make arrangements for the occasion.! -A' speaker from out of the city will be secured— poaaibly the pastor of, the Congregational church at Peoria— and an eicsl- lent program will be rendered. It was decided that those who were members of the church when it was flrst organized, be given places of honor and that Deacon' MoKlnney shall lay the stone. There Is also some talk of- serving a supper in the evening after the services."- •'•';' .-" '••'- • •\--'-".'- r \ ^ ' - , " % " ( , , •" ' 1 •"—-'- • ' ---- -r-r - - ' . i ' MR. /GILBERT'S SUCCESS. , Bays of jgter- i B'uttarmmker. The Miiledgeville Free Press aays of one of our citizens; •• VMr. John Gilbert, of Sterling, waa a caller in our' city Tuesday.- Mr. Gil- 'bert controls three creameries. One Is In'GeneBeei'Sne at Rock Creek and one in Sterling. He has ; a milk route through the vicinity of MllledgevU^ on which he ie represented by. Mr. Hugh Gault. He pays put "something more than $500 per week over his Milledgeville route. Mr. Gilbert is among the few men who haye made a success of the buttermaklng business, and as a consequence has won the confidence of his patrons;" '. ', . } " ' —- -- ^ i ------- i .— - n" ______ : ,.'_.__^ "OUTWESf " MEANSr Xlie Queer Idenij Some People Have ot Location. • People have queer ideas as to the exact location of "out west," It is as. vague and indefinite In its meaning ash f'down east" used to be along-the Atlantic eeaboard. "I have been away out,. weet,"Baid a Massachusetts-man. /'| went through the mountains arid had a great trip." Visjlons of the grand'old?, Rockies flitted through the hearer's • mind as he asked "How long were your gone?" "Ob, about a week," answered the traveller. He had not been beyond Plttsbu'rg, To people .in Nebraska. , Chicago is in the east. But in, New- York, Chicago is nothing but a towa-. in whose suburbs cowboys and coyotes- and cactus grow luxuriantly. —Fernandus Jacob took a car load of cattle, to Chicago Wednesday night* —Walter Moore is puttingup a wo- ument today for Mrs. Carrie seh, of Rock Palls. ' —Charles White, of Morrison.a mason, who was in town Wednesday, hurt Ws hand some tidae ago and ,ney- Jected it and it baa become a very tad 'hand. ; ' ; ..' • • , • \; : —The Ladies' Aid Society, S, of V. 'wUl«jatflrtainin-th»/<}, A.H, nail a flower social oa the evening of 24. Unique iavitstlons have beea out for Jhe oocaBion, —The Kiug's Daughtecti.a?; (iali, hold so iee cream sociable Friary nlog, in yie echool faonee at that piac«i a nice literary program baa pared «w! a gj|e tiw« Is -The Hoo. B. 0,' Compton, a prominent lawyer, died at his faat»e

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