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Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (Newspaper) - April 5, 1897, Oshkosh, Wisconsin v 1 vtr THE DAILY APRIL 1897 CURBSTONE SIDEWALK MERCHANTS NOW FOUND IN ALL LARGE CITIES bat There to be Unlimited on Street In jron observed tho movements of tko energetic street But of course you for he in omni- present You can't him Ho has come to stay dignify him by the nomo of street vender or ridowulk but tho only namo that with palpitating public IB street fakir So It have to go nt that Ho Is up and down even as tho milky Is along the starry path of heaven tho of tho Intc Colonel he will not clown He stands a magnet to draw coin from tho pockets of He delights in tho tempting display of his but lie has no time for merry or playful raillery Ho is terribly in Whether ho is selling pocket combs or collar buttons or advertising false it is all tho same Ho is there to please a fastidious hut economical and he will come as near giving you nothing for something IIK anybody you strike in a week's journey Little children love him and older folke enjoy his windy declamations concerning the virtue of his and altogether he Is not such a bad after all He may cell yow o real for 10 but that Is your lookout It is you who should bo prosecuted not he He may sell you a lot of cheap collar but that Is what ho is there He makes no false claims concerning and you get your worth So more do you The articles he has for rale may be ridiculously cheap as a general they are tho There is not a block on Broadway from Franklin avenue to Market street on which the street fakir may not bo seen at all hours of tho day and until lato at night But the place he is to bo found at the of glory Is between Washington enue and tho alley at tho on tho west side of Broadway He is particularly prominent In the On tills particular block a dngo banana peddler occupies tho position of honor Ho had jumped a on tho corner of Broadway and Washington from which point of vantage he boldly fear of successful contra- as they say in amateur debating that he is selling bananas for Ho stands with his hands in his coat pockets and moves restlessly up and down from one end of his cart to tho eying the public surreptitiously and anon calling out in choicest Nobody knows how he docs but ho makes moro money out of that business than an Irishman could out of a saloon and grocery store Next to tho emporium is an old blind grinding away for dear life on a wheezy hand organ She plays I Nellie and In tho Arms of and various other sentimental and religious and she exhausts her tory about 47 times a day It is a fact that these hand organs arc purposely ed with missing and this hiatus gives tho music a despairing which makes you eo gloomy on a bad day that you feel like giving tho owner of tho infernal machine your week's salary A glib attired In a waiter's or baker's came near causing a stampede on Broadway Friday afternoon Nobody seemed to know where ho came from He appeared on tho scene opened up n small table with legs like a camp and in less than a jiffy was Go tell your friends to tell friends to telegraph tho to tell their that Taffy from the maker of tho taffy and the poor man's is here Every other fakir on tho block looked up in consternation The blind woman got as fur as in tho and stopped The banana peddler scowled A crowd commenced to and tho fakir took up n bunch of tho stringy Ing like silken and gurgled in melting look Melts in your mouth like ico Taste it try it before you buy Children cry for it Old maids sigh for itl Sweeter Try Thus he proceeded with nn endless chain of persuasive and in n few utes he had disposed of his stock and dis- The gentleman with the rusty standing next to was much put out this which had inter- his work of showing the ladles how to mend tinware with solder which he teas selling at underground prices Next to him were two fakirs who might be called general for they keep everything from cheap stationery up to snide or rico just as you we fit to class them But their principal stock in trade are shoe laces They have shoe laces till you can't black and and they make a surprising ber of for the articles are genuine and men buy them on the of the because they need them and can er think of them when a shoo store Tho Inevitable fakir who is disposing of bone collar buttons at the of 12 for 3 cents and tho number of trians who stop to examine wares is surprising This is a genuine bargain in the eyes of mae men for somo men will on wearing bone collar The busy pedestrian on Broadway by with scarcely a glance at the Imt of snen and women of the poorer clones who are hunting to to the cries of the many of alluring as well as and to their wares and probably one or That they succeed in making an often in the face of hilc lew arc ca the St Many of tbe planter of of fine are a great addition to a library or and familiarize the the tenily with the best of tors The glaring white situ of the may bo toned down Inr or Vy giving them a lac with varnish brocket with a dark they exceedingly decorative COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS of Common fX the City of March ISC Mayor 31 Van O of nitrates of the previous were under of tho FIRST WARD FUND e and Power for for labor Fred Wolff for M labor r M labor 0.30 4.80 2.85 75 2.00 2.41 15.22 4.33 3.73 13 CO 5.23 Peter for labor Phillip for 3.2 Crow ell for 2.4 teaming 8.40 and Tower Co for J X Mueller for labor A for 3.2 days labor F Bordor for labor F Tank for W for 1.3 F for 6 day A for duy labor 15 for S day learning WARD FUND Northwestern Sewer Pipe Co for or Electric Light and Tower Co for Frank Luix for 8.7 labor C for 4.3 days labor for days labor A for days labor A for 2.5 days labor 0 Villnow for 3 day labor John for 4 day labor for 1.5 days labor FOURTH FUND Oshkosh Light and Power Co for Alex Lux for days labor Mike for 4 A Grady for 3.4 days labor 5.10 Fallen for 3 days labor Mrs Cross for 1.3 days teaming FIFTH WARD FUND and Power Co for Howo for days Wm Jacobs for 3.1 days labor JI for 1 day labor 1.50 SIXTH WARD FUND Oshkosh Light and Power Co for J for labor 3.75 John for 33 days labor 4.93 SEVENTH WARD FUND Oshkosh Light and Power Co for Fred lUef for 3.3 days labor Fred Wolff for 1.7 labor Fred Madler for 1.0 days Poter for 1.2 days Phillip for 1.7 days 1 for day teaming EIGHTH WARD FUND Light and Power Co for J N Mueller for 3.1 days A for 2.4 days labor F Border for days labor 2 F Tank for S day labor A Koohn for 1 day labor 1 F for 4 day labor F for 4 day labor for day teaming 1 NINTH WARD FUND Oshkosh Electric Light and Power Co for lighting 72 Frank Luis for days C for days labor 4 A for day labor 5 John Schwartz for 2.7 days labor 4 J for 4.5 days labor Frank Stein for 2.1 days O Villnow for 7 day labor John for 3 day labor EJ for 7 day teaming TENTH WARD FUND Oshkosh Light and Power Co for A LAIX for 2 days labor 3 2 SO C A A Spencer for 7.5 days 11.25 W for 1.8 2.70 E Moory for 1 day FUND E lee trio Light and Power Co for Lux for 3 days labor 5.23 Theo for labor J for 1 day labor LW TWELFTH FUND Electric Light and Power Co for W for days 13.30 Howo for 1 day labor for 1 day labor LOO W ILano for 3 day labor LOG THIRTEENTH FUND S Davis for 7 A for 7 days labor Folk for 5 day John Ebert for 3 day J for 5 day W Greenwood for labor and teaming TENTH WARD FUND Sargent Holland for catch basin GENERAL PURPOSE FUND F for 3.50 Oshkosh Water Works Co for drant reii lal company for printing 19.45 Allen for publishing cil proceedings Hicks Printing Co for E F Graves for services board of public A to Chicago on water bonds 13.80 Randall for days city engineer 45.00 E P Hasbrouck for day labor 75 BRIDGE FUND Oshkosh Electric Light and Power Co for lighting Radford Bros Co for lumber Oshkosh Electric Light and Power Co for lighting 7.00 Radford Bros Co for lumber 2.02 P McArdle for John Nelson for ax handles 1.00 A B for POLICE FUND G Strelch for repairing A B for hay 9.79 L for straw 7.44 C F for sundries POOR FUND Aug for 9.00 Chris Sukow for groceries 15.00 J H Crawford for Co for A G Dinsmore for index etc 3.24 Macke Mueller for 3.00 Hollands Son for wood 24.20 X C for 1 truss 2.50 Oshkosh hospital for care of sick Fred Martin for groceries Wm Chase for carriage 1.50 O A Haasc for shoos for E Bennett for AVm Spikes for for wood 1.75 Lumber Co for wood 1.75 John for Hanson for Ss Knobla for provisions 13.00 J E Donnelly for groceries 20.50 W F Paul for groceries Hallock for groceries Mrs P Roifer for groceries 8.00 Wm Nickel for 12.00 Steckbauer for 0.00 Marx for groceries 3.00 tP for 11.00 Carl for 5.00 J for 3.00 F X for P for for 18.50 SCHOOL FUND F for labor 3.25 J II Taylor for taking down storm 1.00 A for W 1C McCourt for 11 days labor 22.00 Foster for 5 labor 7.50 Frark Unmuth for 1.25 J N for 8 day labor 1.40 A for 8 day labor 1.20 A Koehn for 8 day labor 1.20 No of Williams for of Kernel and referred to the board of wo r committee on to whom was referred tho petition of John for refund of tax reported that the matter had been brought before the board review and was refused consideration Report ayes noes 2 committee on to whom was referred the petition of Mrs A Ackermann and for refund of tax that the parties be refunded an presented resolution directing tho city officers to draw an order in raver of Mrs A Ackerman for and for Joseph Bolda of 53.11 Resolution adopted The committee on to whom was tho of John for to transfer his liquor from 274 Sixth street to 421 street recommended the prayer of petitioner be granted Report adopted Tac committee on to whom was referred tho petition of D F Hayes for transfer his liquor license from 421 street to No 45 Sixth street that the prayer of the be granted Report adopted Tho committee on- to whom was of F of for re- recommended that the be ed Report adopted The committee on poor and city to whom was referred the communication frem the supervisors of Caledonia ing the city to take of Frank arid recommended that no present action be taken on the matter moved thai acMon bo erred Adopted The committee on poor and overseer of pcor to whom was referred the matter of sending Krueger and family to low North recommended tint tho city do incur that expense adopted The board of public to whom referred tho resolution to have the lumber by Comptroller port reported the amount of lumber on etc Alderman Fletcher moved that the re- be adopted Alderman called for the Alderman McKone snored that the lay over and Commissioners worth and Graves he required to appear the council at their the facts regarding the purchase Ca rried The comptroller presented trial balance taken from his books and tho condition of the various city and balance of tho city clerk and city and reported that ho hav examined wamo un found them cor- rect Accepted and placed on A petition from C MaUon for to the amount of 150 to cellar on of Improper drainage Inferred to board of public works and city attorney A notice from Frank for tho Land holding tho city for smy damages caused by iho surplus water being turned off from street and referred to board of public works A communication from F ty clerk of Shawano county In regard to tho care and support of Georgo C way and Referred to committee poor and overseer of poor A petition from A Knotske for refund on tax paid ou north sixty-four feet of lot a and block C second Eighth was presented and referred to com- on taxes A petition from Anton Hoeft for to transfer license from 400 Ohio street to 44 Nebraska was pre- sented Alderman Cowling the prayer of the petitioner be granted ried A resolution was presented that the er city officers be authorized and directed to draw an order In favor of R for for special tax paid for sprinkling in front of lot 22 block 137 Wright Adopted presented a resolution that the cliy treasurer and man of the committee be ed and directed to destroy the bonds of the city of which were printed for the purpose of the water mains of the Oshkosh Water Works company derman moved tho resolution be adopted ayes noes S On motion the council adjourned for two weeks II L BACON City Clerk a man stops and looks Into a shop window at a lot of pretty lace things he's all right It's the man who pretends not to notice who knows too much When a girl wants to know how she looks she stands In front of the looking glass at tho angle that makes her neck look Dr Pleasant Pellets cure sick and bilious or sour loss of coated indigestion or windy pain and distress after and kindred derangements of tho ach And bowels Tho woman who carries a volume of the street car Is generally tho one who reads herself to sleep with one of Ouida's novels Who can fail to take advantage of this offer Send 10 cents to us for a generous trial or ask your druggist Ask for Ely's Cream the positive tarrh cure Full size 50 cents ELY 5S Warren St X Y City I suffered from catarrh of worst kind ever since a boy I never hoped for but Ely's Balm seems to do even that Many acquaintances have used It with excellent 45 Warren Chicago An Oklahoma girl lows ft man In A along duy and u of woro or tho living and dead Tho young lady about her sweetheart In the Tho girt wrote a to her and ho now hunting for tho When you're easily and forever More your vitality and by taking Rocky Mountain Tea macy Mr revival meetings In Chicago will cost a and as the great expects to for hte tho question how much U tho soul of a Chicago man or woman or how many ought to A residing at 730 Henpy Alton suffered with rheumatism for over eight months Sho doctored for It nearly tho wholo of this using various remedies recommended by and was treated by but received no relief She then used onb and a half bottles of Pain which effected a complete cure This is published at her as she wants others similarly afflicted to know what cured her Tho 25 and 50 cent sizes for salo by E A Horn 63 Main and Eaglo Drug Store J F W Schmidt m Main street Before a St Louis kid of 17 could get married last the Mississippi Valley Trust company had to give Its formal con- sent It was tho amorous youngster's guardian If tho Baby Is Cutting Be sure and use that old and well-tried edy Mra Soothing Syrup for Children Teething It soothes the the allays all cures wind colic and is the best remedy for hoea a bottle Just as tho whole public was beginning to feel friendly towards ho dashes the people's hopes to the by announcing that ho proposes hereafter to endeavor to make himself an ornament to Stands at the Aug J Bogel the leading druggist of New Discovery Is the only thing that cures my and it Is the best seller I J F merchant of King's New Discovery is all that is claimed for it never falls and Is a sure cure for Coughs and Colds I cannot say enough for Its Dr King's New Discovery for Coughs and Colds Is not an experiment Iti has been tried for a quarter of a century and today stands at the head It never appoints Free trial bottles at J Bauman Drug Store S AND FOREIGN PROCURED EUGENE W Solicitor and Attorney in Patent 1729 New York Ave D C Office Established Charges Moderate Correspondence Requested ELECTION NOTICE State ot County of s Office of County Oshkosh March 29 To the Electors of given that a judicial election is to be heM in the several wards and election in the county of on the 6th day of at which the named below arc to be chosen The names of tbe candidates for each office to be voted whose have been certified to this and the questions submitted ure opposite the name of tho office and under the appropriate party or other each in its appropriate colnmn below ION TO following Instructions arc given for the information and guidance of A voter upon the polling and giving his name and will receive a ballot from the ballot which must havo endorsed thereon tha names or Initials of both ballot clerks and no other can be used Upon receiving his the voter must to a booth or and prepare the samo for voting A ballot clork may inform the voter as to the proper manner of marking but he must not advise or indicate In any manner whom to vote for The if he wishes to vote for all the candidates nominated by any should make a cross mark under the party designation printed at the top of the ballot in made for thai purpose A ballot so and having no other will ho counted for all of tho candidates of that party in the column unless the names of some of the candidates of the party have been and be counted for all names written in lieu of one erased or pasted over a printed name If the voter wishes to vote for some of the candidate's of different political be should erase the names of the candidates bo not desire to vote and make a cross Xf after tho name of each candidate be does desire to vote for If he wishes to vote for a for a certain whose name Is not on the ho must write the name In the blank space under the printed name of the candidate for the and make a In tbe square at tbe right of It The ballot should not be marked in any other manner If tho ballot be it must be returned to the ballot who must Issue another in its but not more three in all to any one voter Five minutes time is allowed in booth to mark ballot Unofficial ballots or memorandum to assist tho voter in marking his can bo taken into tho and may be used to copy from The ballot must not he shown tnat any person can how ft has been marked by the voter After It is marked It should be folded so that the inside cannot be but so that the printed endorsements and signatures of the ballot clerks on outside may be seen Then the voter should pass out of tho give his name to tbe inspector in charge of the ballot band him his ballot to be placed in tho and pass out of the voting A voter who de- clares to tho presiding officer that ho Is unable to or by reason of physical he is unable to mark bis can have assistance of one or two election In marking to be chosen by the Tho presiding officer may administer an in his as to such person's disability Tbe party designations and candidates for the different offices arc as NOTICE OF ELECTION ON AMENDMENT TO CONSTITUTION State of s Notice is further hereby at tho judicial election to be held in the several villages and election of tbe County of State of on the first Tuesday of A IX the sixth tiny of the following amendment to section 7 article of the of is to be submitted to tbe people in pursuance of tbe requirements of chapter of the of Chapter reads as NO 267 S March 1 act to submit to the people an amendment to section article 7 of the constitution of the State of Wisconsin at tbe biennial session of the legislature of this state for tbe year an amendment of the constitution of this state was proposed and agreed to by a majority of tbe members elected to each of the two which proposed amendment was in the following Resolved by tho tho assembly concurring that section article constitution of relating to circuit courts be amended so as to read as 7 For each circuit shall be chosen by tho qualified electors one circuit except that In any circuit composed of ono county which county shall contain a population according to the last state or United States of one hundred thousand inhabitants or the legislature from time to authorize additional circuit judges to be chosen Every circuit judge shall ia tbo circuit from which ho is and shall hold bis office for such term and receive such compensation as the legislature shall And said proposed amendment has been agreed to by a the elected to each house of tbe present legislature PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEMBLY DO ENACT AS I The foregoing proposed amendment to the tlon of tho State of Wisconsin shall be submitted to a vote of the people of tho state at tho next election for Justice of tbe supreme court to bo held on tbe Tuesday of A D Section 2 Such vole bo by ballot Each ballot cast In favor of the adoption of such amendment shall have written or printed thereon tho amendment to tion of article of tbe constitution of And each ballot cast in opposition to the adoption of such amendment shall have written or printed thereon tbo amendment to section article of the tion of Section 3 Such ballots may be deposited In separate boxes or In the samo boxes In which ballots for the justice of tbe supremo conrt are as the election officers may provide Such votes shall bo returned and at the same time and In like manner as votes for the election of circuit and the result shall bo determined and and shall take effect as provided In sections 101 and 102 of laws of except that the canvass therein provided for shall be had on or before the 15th day of instead of and said amendment if found and certified to have been shall Immediately thereafter so Into effect Section 4 This act take effect and bo in force from and after its passage and publication Approved March election to bo hold and votes canvassed and returns made In accordance with law OFFICIAL JUDICIAL Make a cross opposite the name of the person you wish to vote or write his name in the blank space 1 under the name erased For Justice of the Supreme Court For County Judge INDIVIDUAL Name of Candidate D Marshall Chester D Cleveland Political Principle Represented A Judiciary Judiciary OFFICIAL BALLOT ON CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT Make tbus or tho as tto answer which yon desire to as For Amendment to Section of Article of the Constitution of Against Amendment to Section of of the tion of Given my aad official at the Court fo the City of this day of JAMES a County Clerk
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