Alton Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 25, 1900 · Page 12
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Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 25, 1900
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AI/TOH WEEKLY TELEGBAFH, THURSP A Y 1 900. HEADACHE Pain back of your eyes? Heavy pressure in your head? And are you sometimes faint and dizzy? Is your tongue coated? Bad taste in your mouth? And does your food distress you ? Are you nervous and irritable? Do you often have the blues? And are you troubled about sleeping? Then your liver I* all wrong* But there Is a cure. Tis the old reliable tinue the business iu the ing. B.G. Cooper has i>ut in ti in connection with They act directly on the liver. They cure constipation,biliousness, sick headache, nausea, and dyspepsia. Take a laxative dose each night. For 60 years years they have been the Standard Family Pills. Price 25 ccnti. All Drantrit. " I have taken Ayer's Pills regularly for elx months. They have cured moot a severe headache, and 1 can now walk from two to four miles without getting tired or .out of breath, something I have not been able to do for many years," S. E. VTAi.WORK, July 13, 1899. Salem, Mass. Wfttu t ft* Doctor. It vou bare any complaint whatever a nd 'deilre th« belt mealcal advice you can pottlblT receive, write the doctor freely. You will receive a prompt reply without cott. Addreii, Un. J. 0. ATER, Lowell, Mais. ss Meter, who has >«*•" visiUtiR her sister, Mrs. UOSH Bennett, has returned to Brighton, '"•'•><>»»•;„ Mr, and Mrs. U>e 1'eyiie and son. Harry, and daughter. U-i-tha, *<;« taken into the Baptist ehuirli last Sunday by letter. Dr. kifjlielberger, who eaine heu from Mtehlield. where he has bee holding a .ueeessful ivvivn , will take chargeof tin- mi-rtliiK whiuli has K n poliijr on for H.e past t\v.» weeks at the Baptist church. IIKTII A I,TO. KD WARDS VILLE. The olectric mining machinery in the Henrietta mine in the northeastern part of this city has been discarded. This notion on the part of the proprietors of the shaft is regarded with interest by mine operators all over Illinois, as It was a costly but practical experiment in mining, methods. When the Henrietta shaft was sunk a t-ouple of years ago the owner, Henry Voge, announced his intention of tequiping it with the best and most up to date machinery. Accordingly electric drilling machinery was installed, the coal boxes were hauled by the .same power and the mine was electrically lighted. The drilling machinery is now in a shed near the top works and will probably never be used twain. Its discarding is held to prove that the roof in mines in this part of Illinois will not permit of the use of that class of machinery. Kach machine occupies laterally half a do/.en more feet of spacethanany other kind, necessitating a wider entry, and this weakens the roof to such an extent that it is at all times dangerous to the men following the machine. The apparatus itself makes a splendid cut, but can never come into general use in coal fields like these where the coal is not compact. It is believed that Madison county farmers will devote a large acreage to the raising of broom corn this summer. The firm of Berry & Hot/., who operate a broom factory in this city, have leased a farm at the edge of Ije- elnire and will put it all in the corn. They have entered ihto correspondence with' ninny farmers of this vicinity and wiBudeavor to interestthem in broom Mrs. Martha Meyers visited relatives in Alton recently. Misses Susie ICehne and Lulu Oh ley spent several days with friends ilT Al* Mrs. John G'. Johnson was called to Upper Alton recently by the death of a grandchild. Henry Janssen has moved his family from the Cox farm to near F.ast Alton. Miss Julia Detaker, of Upper Alton, was a guest of her aunt, Mrs. D. Brun. Mrs. Li//ie Newman and Iv A. Lan- U-rman of Liberty Prairie, were guests of Grandma Miller, Thursday. Mrs. Ida Pritchett has returned to her home in Nebraska, after a pleasant visit with her parents, Mr. ami Mrs. Prewitt. . . Peter Meyer, of Carhnville, is visiting home folks. , Kd. Hlley spent Monday with relatives. . , Win. J. Piggott spent several days- in Alton the past week. Charles Greaves and son, Al, moved their household effects to 'I roy, Tuesday. „ , , John G. Klein attended tlw school of instruction at Kast St. Louis. Tues- Mrs. George Huebner, ofOldenburg, was a guest of Mrs. W. L. Klein, Monday. .. Pete Monaghan, of Alton, was calling on friends Tuesday and Wednes- John Herri n and wife, of Liberty Prairie, were bereft of their infant son recently, it dying with black diphtheria. Frank Feldjes has two children sick with spinal meningitis. Miss Bettie Luttrell, John Dietschy, May Watson and Harry Sparks came out'in a surrey Sunday and took dinner with Miss Gillespie Sparks, the occasion being her birthday. Mrs. P. M. Hickerson, of New Franklin Mo., is visiting her parents. Carrie U/./.ell has returned from her visit with relatives at Mt. Glive. Larkin Prewit, of Colorado, is visiting friends and acquaintances. Mrs. Wm. Davis, of Alton, is visiting her niece, Mrs. Laura Wood. Lincoln Lawrence will tncn-e into his mother's property which she recently purchased of J. D, KHiott. Dennis Kehne is the guest of the Misses Battles, of St. Louis. John G. Klein has been appointed census enumerator for this part of the t wnship. FOSTERBCRti. daughter Klsie's birthday. Representatives of several St. Louis dairy concerns have been here the past'wepk looking up more shippers. Otto Herman. John Hieus and I 1 red X/oel/er are new subscribers to the TEi.EcmAl'A this week. At the last meeting of tin- \v ootl Kiver Grange, olllcers were installed as follows: Muster. N. I!. K'ugg: Overseer. Mrs. W. II. Cartwrighf, Secretary. Lee Horsey: Treasurer. Samil M'athens; Gate Keeper. V\ in, McDonald. ___ '.I. NIS(J TOWSSJ)ESTUOYED. \Vu-iI mid I.nlii.vctlc, <'<>!., Swrpt li.v Pierce Flume*, I',.iiil(lfr, .Jan. ••>">.—-A In rite part of the town of Ward, a mining camp In the mtmtiiltis. lil'teen miles from this t*.-, \viis destroyed by a lire which started In the MeClaney hotel at 1 o'clock In the morning- A high wind was blowing and the lire spread rapidly unions the frame buildings, but did mil reach ilie hills and mines, which are just outside the town. The loss will probably amount to $50,000. A lire broke out. also, In the town of J.Hfiiyette. about twelve miles 1'ruin this city, and spread rapidly before n high wind. The wires are down and no particulars have been received, but It Is believed that practically the entire town will be devastated, destroying several hundred thousand dollars' worth of property iiml rendering homeless hundreds of families. Lafayette Is the principal coal mining camp in northern Colorado. •^ ABSOLUTELY "PURE BAKING' POWDER Makes the food more delicious and wholesome WHEAT. Choice, per bushel PEED. Ihlpstuftj per' bushel Iran, per bushel CORN. No. 2 White, per bushel HAY. Timothy, per ton, baled rle " " . Ciroutt Clerk T. W. Springer and Architect ( Charles 1'auley have returned from a trip to Joplin and the lead regions, of Southwestern Missouri. Pttuley & Son have the contract for the erection of a large hotel at Joplin. A large number of business men met at the Ktlwardsville Club, Monday night, and appointed a committe consisting of ,Ios. Steis, Geo. W. Meyer, Henr\ Trares, C. Boeschenstein, S. L. Fox, 1'V A. Keller, .1. P. Stillway and Louis May, to canvass the city" and see if a celebration can be held here, this fall similar to the ones in pa.-t years. Spring weather in. January seems somewhat out of place, and zero weather to any extent in the future will certainly do much damage to wheat sTiould there be no snow, as .a protection. A continuance of the present warm weather will make an end of the fruit crop for next year. Mrs. Mollie Handlon, of Alton, spent Sunday with friends. Stella Wood, of Alton, is home at present writing. Mrs. Gus Dodelins and sister Julia, of Centralia, are guests of Miss Lila Newhaus. ' Win. Herman, our collector, has filled out his bond of $11,500 with security as follows: Isaac Shurfey, C. F. Lobbig, J. S. Culp and Francts Herman. He went to ICdwat-dsville < n Wednesday and did business with County Clerk Riniker. Joseph Heines has found employment at East Alton and is thinking of moving his family to thai town. Frank Vannatta and Robert Allen, of Gillespie, are visiting relatives at the Burg. John Culp, Jr., had his hay press at work Monday baling hay for Mrs. C. C. Brown. T. Wood's daughter Nettie is quite sick. Thos. Whyres returned two patients that had escaped from Dr. Smith s sanitarium at Godfrey one day last HIS CRIME. I'diiinylynnliiii Who Killed Two Men Hnnftrit ut Somerset. Somerset, Pa.. 23.— Samuel Peter Mayers, convicted of the murder of Michael Karuey and John Lenhart, ttirfh' hanged In the county jail yard here. The condemned inuu walked to the scaffold with a'ttrui step aud died of strangulation. The crime foi which he was hnuged was the outcome fof a dispute with his father over the possession of a house and lot lefl to him hy his mother. The fathei claimed a'life interest In the propertj and with the assistance of Karuey and a man named Baker attempted to iu stall an objectionable woman as house keeper. Young Mayers shot Karuey deadniu later when Leuhart. who was a constable, tried to arrest him, lie killed him also. At the request of the condemned, the widows of the murdered men visited him and granted him forgiveness. WOMAN KILLED BY FKIQHT. liu»bun(|, Who Wn» Hurled Under a Collapsed liuildhig. Will Live. Battle (.'reek, Mich., ,lau. Uo.—Frank Carpenter will survive the shock of being buried under the collapse of a three-story business block, while his wife is dead from fright. Carpenter was a carpenter on the Stewart block, in the course of construction, which fell, supposedly on account of the use of green uiortar in the foundation walls. He was buried under tons of debris, being found pinned down by beams. In the meanwhile excited neighbors notined Mrs. Carpenter where her husband was and she became hysterical. Wheu he was brought home in the police ambulance she believed that he was fatally injured, and her condition grew worse, resulting In her death. Carpenter will live. Since he began work on the block his skull was fractured by a falling brick. THE MARKETS. Fort Scott. Kan.. Jan. U5.—A moo I'hllllps, the murderer whose accom- )llces were lynched here Saturday light, and who was himself saved 'rom the mob only by the determined ;>fTorts of the sheriff, has been sell- lenceil to be hanged, which. In Kansas, means life imprisonment. In order to prevent furl her mob violence lie will he inkcii to the l.eavcinvorth Jail and l;ppt until the iinarnntine Is raised at the penitentiary. COMHIII (ieiiKi'ul Long Sulls. New York. .Inn. •_'."•.—John G. Long, United Slates consul general and diplomatic agent at Cairo, Kg.vpi. was among those, who sailed on the American line steamship New' s York, for Southampton. New HuiiU lor Vt'atiki'KHii, NVaukegan. Ills.. Jan. 'J.">.—Sieps have been laUen to organize a third b«nU for tl )is <' llv - ll wil1 lic n s t'itc Institution, to be called the People's bank, and will have a capital stock paid up of $r>(UH>o. The organizers In- eltiile such wealthy and prominent men as Charles Phillips. J. J. Page. L. P. Hunmi. S. l». Talcott. C. M. Gorhnin, .1 T. Judge. C. K. Smith, and G. L. Stewart. Talk of organizing a fourth hank is also current. l.HlHirTrmi'blf Ill-mill* I" Murder. Chicago. Jim. '25.—As the culmination of labor troubles of three months' standlha at -\Viuslow Hros.' ornamental Iron works. MS to 402 Carroll avenue, ICdward A. O'Connor, secretary of the Metal Workers' union, and a former employe of Wlimlow Bros., was stabbed and killed. Ills assailant, Jnl- IIIH A. Menssel of iV>» North Lincoln street, a .non-union man. Is under nr- rest at the West Chicago avenue police station. From the evidence now at hnud the police believe the stabbing was a justifiable one, as Menzel was helms severely beaten by strikers. Vupll« Htive n .Narrow ttflcnpe. Shelby vllle, Ind.. Jan. 25.—While Thomas Derricksou was blowing out (slumps with dynamite near the school taught bv Clnndo Worlund, enst of this city, one-half of a large stump passed clear through the school building, tearing n large hole In both sides. The stove was demolished, but, although school was In session, none of tlu' children were injured. franklin Syndicate Man Located. New York, .Ian. 25.—William F. Miller, who conducted the 520 per cent. Franklin syndicate in Brooklyn, has been located in Canada, and Is under Mirvelllnuce. Alton Market*. ALTON, in.., Jan. 26, FLOUR. Alton Holler Milling Co. 'B "LaBella Jparks' Rldolrlo Light ............ . ream of the Earth ............... , tooo 4 to 4 on 4 oo 08 8080ti 14®)f> 80635 60001000 bushel, North Alton .......................... \ . . OATS. Per buaheV. : .................... ... MEAL. . Cotton Seed Meal (100 Ibi) ...... . LtDBoed ....................... ...... STRAW. Pefbale ...... ..... EOGB." ........ Per dozen ....................... ..... BUTTER. ••''• Per pound ............... ..,., ..... ... MOLASSES. Wholesale, per gallon. ........ ....... Retail ......................... . ....... POTATOES. PerbuBhel .......... ....... .......... S13EE . Orchard Grass .............. . ......... Timothy per bushel...... .............. Cow Peas .......................... Millet ............................. '.. Buckwheat ............................ Kaffle Corn ............ Sorghum. .. . ............... ONIONS. PerbuBhel ........................ ... SALT. Per barrel ...................... Rook Salt. per owt ......... ....... , BACON. . Shoulders, per pound ........ '. ....... . . Clearsldes .. Breakfast Bacon 46 4008ft i so 1 40 . 20<a30 400 60060 On foot, per 100 8U8ar0n ' 6d Perfc HOGS. HAMS. LARD. 280 l 00 »1 26«1«6 1 10 1 oo no 100 86 1 00®1 16 80«*1 Oti 8 6»(U4 SwlZMt 3 6i " 6Vi Chicago Grain and Produce. Chicago, Jan. 24. Following were the quotations on the Chicago Board of Trade today: Wheat— Open. High. Low. Close. January ..... J 64% $ .84% * .64% $ .64% May ... ....... 67% -67% -66% •«$% July .......... 68V6 .68% .67% .67% JanuTrT ...... 31 .31 .30% .30% May ... ....... MK - 33 % '^ • 3S/A July ..... ..... Sa% .38% .33% .33% Oats— Last Week of Clearing Sale SPECIAL PRICES. Worth. This Week. Large size Cotton Huck Towel - - 9c 5c " *' Linen '*• • " * • • ^ c ^ c 60-inch Fine Half Bleached Table Linen - 65c yd. 50c yd. Beautiful style New Spring Percales, 36-in. wide lie yd. 8 I-3c yd. (Last time at this pric4) 36-inch Unbleached Muplin, extra quality,. oc 10-4 Unbleached Sheetirig - - -• * 18c 15c yd. Short lengths of Embroideries, 3 to 4 1-2 yards at less %aa cost price. Odd sizes in Ladies', Men's and Children's Underwear at special low prices. Juy V........ .22% .22* .«% .22% Pork ~" m in Jwnuarv ................. 10. 4U May '".'..10.82% 10.82% 10.62Vfc 10.62% 10.80 10.82% 10.72% 10.72% .::::6.6b" .2% B. July ......... 6.07% 6.07% 6.03 6.00 KAST ALTON. Mr. and Mrs. 1. F. Heed's little son Yerkex is very 111 with typhoid fever. Mr. Geo. A, Lewis has returned from Hotosi, Mo., where lie has been on business for the past wwek. Frank A. Nowhaus has gone to Con- tralltt for a few days on business. W. 1). Slobbs lingers are improving and hi- expects to commence work again soon. Helms been staying at Alton the past few weeks since his ac ° The Stoneware 1'ipe Company bus been shut down for a few days. Tlu machinery in Iwtng repaired. The Western CJarti-ldgo Works ha begun making their own paper, shells und It IK expected that before long tlu works will start in full force, thus giv lug employment to more of our citl Alice Ferguson haw gone t jtoBterburg to visit her parents for a . Tho two children of, Mr. and Mrs. JfrftUk Feldje* who have been very »lok with spinal meningitis for two weelcd are improving. Mr- IA<» Peguo and family, of Mo- bi>rly. Mo., have movodhero and their MOD) Hurry, purchased the grocery btoi't! of T. .1. Plillbrick, und will ouu- Lawrence Segrist's child died at Godfrey and was burled Sunday. Rev. Morey conducted services at the Woodriver church. John Roloff and John Burns, the wo Johns, put In part of one evening ast week searching in the school house. Well, for John Jacob Luft, It was rather a hilarious search, full of tin and nothing serious: Making no ttnd, they proceeded to kick In one side of the curb aud otherwise dlstig- ire the same to their own amusement. MOKO. The Court of Honor installation Monday night was largely attended. Tho olllcers Installed were: Chancellor, F.. A. Smith; Vice Chancellor, Mrs. Hal. Kills: Recorder, A. H. Smith: Treasurer, Wm. I'ox: Cundue- tor, U S. Horsey; Chaplain, Mrs. Wm. Montgomery; Guard, Henry DoWerlT; Sentinel, Henry Alum's. Oysters and lunch were served in a royal manner by the ladies. 'IheCourt is a fraternal insurance order and has ti'i members here. Suiuut'l Foreman wont lo Hunker Hill Saturday. G. \V. F. Smith was a enmity seal visitor Monday. Wm. I' 1 .. Cooper is home from a trip through Macon ftwl Moultrie counties. Mrs, i'rull Is the guest of her sister Mrs. Win. Foreman. Krncst Smith lias be-on appointed census enumerator of Moro township. The C. K's. will give a ''commit- drum" social tonight at Mr. aud Mrs. •/.. K. Hlvelis. Mr. and Mrs, T. M. 1'oupcr entertained a larhe number of their irluiu s lust Saturday nlhht in honor <<f their j'uiv 5.75 5.75 6.75 5.75 Produce: Butter—Extra, creamery, 24®24V4c per Ib; extra dairy, 22c; Packing stockr«c. Eggs-Fresh stock, 17c .per dozen. Dressed poultry—Turkeys, choice, 9®9tte per Ib; fair to good, 8% ti)9c; chickens, hens, 7ftc; springers, 8® SV^c; ducks. «H@9c; geese. 7tt@8V4c. Potatoes—Fair to choice. 42@4.c. Sweat potatoes-Illinois, $3.50@3.76 per brl. Ap- pies—$2.00®3.20 per brl. Cranberries- Bell and Bugle, $6.50®7.00. Chicago Live Stock. HogB—EBtlmated receipts tor the day, 36.000. Sales ranged at »3.60@4.S > tw olKS $4.40®4.62Wj for light, $4.50®4.67\4 for rough packing, $4.5004.72% for mixed and »4.«0©4.fl% for heavy packing and shlppinr l»*» . . . .. Cattle-EstlmatoA receipt! for the day 14,500. Quotation* ranged at $6.16 ®6.80 for choice to extra steers, »MJ® 6 00 for good lo choice do., $4,85@5.3v for fair to good do.. $4.00«>4.60 fed western Bteers, $3.05®4.70 feeding steers. »2-«l@ 4.25 cows. $S.OO@4.85 heifers, $2.80@4.25 bulls and oxen, $3.75®460 slugs, $3.70® 4.90 Texas steers, and $4.00®t.aO veal CBlVUS. . ., Sheep—Estimated receipts for the iluy 16 000. Quotations ranged at $3.76 ®4.«0 western*, $3.1!5®5.00 natives, $6.00 ®6.2fi western lainhs, and $4.75®6.60 native lainl>». Kuit Hull ii I (i Live Stock. • lOust Huffalo. N. V.. Jan. 124. UunnliiK * Stevens, J.lve Stock Cotn- inlKBliin Merchants, Hast Huffulo. N. Y., uui)»t» us follows,: Cattle— HeoelptB llBlu; market «l«w and unchanged; veals nloady, $8.0UliiJi8.2t. Hogs—Ru- cclntH, 17 cars; market slow; Yorkers, $4.-ii); |.lg«, $4.70«<'«.7&: mixed nt.d h.-uvy, $4 l)0(ii'4.8D; roughs, $1.25®4.50. Shei-p— RecelutH, :!•"> ears; market active Hi higher; lumbs, culls to fancy, $&.00-. B.ltO; sheep. $4.f>0; wethers und yearling*. $5.00Hi'r..:.fl. M. I.uuU «irulii. St. lAiulfi. Jan. 24. Whcnl-Klniu-r; No, 2 red cash elevator. 6K%c; track, 70«70V4c; January. (iSVic; May, fll*(f»'61»Vi<'l July, 67%<;; No. 2 hiivl, «r>r.|'«l!c. t'orn — Harteri No. 2 cash, 8Ji" trufk, ;i2c; January,. 3U%c; May, SlTic Outs— Raster; No. 2 cash, 23%c; Uiii'k, 24V4c; January. 23%c; Muy, 24V*c; Ko 2 white, afi'Attidt' H.VM—JttyBe: *"'• <^00<><><><>0<><><XX><>^ HOG AND INE PLAQUE. THE SNODDY REMEDY. Positively Cures Sick Hogs. It is a Reliable Preventive. As a tonic, appetizer, and a remedy for worms, it fully meets our claims! B SNODDY REMEDY is used by leading farmers and breeders throughout* >the States. It is the Illl] 111 * Ki.K ic rprnmmended bv leading Veterinarians and the Agricultural napers. >Wh VVr/£ oT call for a frVe cSpy of "Dr noddy's Treaties on Hog Cholera." JThis book contains valuable information and full particulars of the Snoddy Remedy. Agents Wanted— Write or call for terms to 'agents. Address The Dr. J. II. Snoddy Remedy Co., Melling & Gaskins bldg Alton, 111. Branch Office—Des IV\oines, Iowa. * ( 0<>^<><>*<H^

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