Dixon Telegraph And Herald, February 6, 1873

Dixon Telegraph And Herald

February 06, 1873

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Dixon Telegraph And Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1873, Dixon, Illinois SM m m: 167 DUtoit« nt4.tirc»is ftmUvAUY " " iü "■Xjtíltifciuu .Jm^fiJk tMrKMiir« mmI ISoeu.' ^^eiwuii hi fBlyl ^ ^Mt^tMftwnmHdm^ nd (Miri of iéiiii#tigg> mMflrti^ m.WflM twow kno^fd aboiit fimr d^ ^^¿aesseetef Um Hmcm tsd Ptw WwiMmi in tiiii wm^, ^Wt tM i^lid ihftt our friflod WIU Mil-ltr,or8t«rliag» liMdniWB ft kofw ta a isllify wliioh wUl now draw hte la a —Wbieh ilKiwt tbe good of adwO»* il«. Mr. OoTort, of Kotaoa, loil a oiA^ «MrUied In UHU papér and the next dtSf Um jonng liorti gune home. —UteilMtiniboaflitbMfebyaMiBoard M mmmn of Uia Tonng Men's Ohrlii-tlÉà AlloclaUon topoetpone the ketoro of the Hon. M. S. OJMHMqr until thelSih —IMher Dixon left for Ohtea<o on Monday night, where he goes to eenre at Jorymnn in the United Sutet Diftrlot Oonrt. The old manie in good health ihii winter. ■ —After oopyiog a hall column or ao from the Tilbobaps, an editor ont In Dehalb connty. did ¿ft credit to one item ae from an **exchauge.*' TlUe was adding initilt fo Injary. —The paperi along the track of the Norih-westem railroad, ehonld hold a ineeiiDg and pass a vote of thanks to that eompany for the supply of locals which ha?e been fùmished during the cold weather of the past month or more. —•Mr. Laiog the tax collt^ctor can now be found in the office with £. Plnkuey. orer the express office. People should BOW get ready to pay up, for the Ume is passing away and there is'no possible chance of further extension of time. —The Stcrhug Omette vmkB if it *'wa8n*t father lefere on the ministers who were present at the oencert Tuesday eTening^ iff the manager to announce that they were delaying the concert "for the better felks, who had gone to meeting!"* —The people ol Ambuy are inclined to file beUef tM tiM Chicago and Rock RiTer railroad has been ot no particular benefit to that city, and hence It Is thai they think the one hundred Uiouaand dol iffs worth of hmids Issued by that town-iiip> should noi —Yari O. Luld was amoiMi the «tltafs in this city firom Chicago la^t weirk, and IM had hMdIy got <mlbrtebiy tod In a mi MIa in K^rtt BlxotiV b^ie 8e. Ix>ois sent us up anotht;r mimbt r of ibis irery unwelcome and sickly family. Uu has made no call and all we ask of him Is to keep dark. —The Dixou musical nstiociation called the Philharmonic Societ?, will again ''put «pon the boards" tie Beautiful Queen Bsthi r, UT«der the direction o! the Baker flimily. There will be new costumes and other features to giye the Cantata additional attractioni and add to it the hang Ing of Haman a sort of pleasure which le himself will probably enjoy. —Prom Sunday until Friday of last week, John Fowler, a colored man, hav Ing a room in the McKeunejr building down on Main street, had a severe time of it. He was taken sick and was unable to help himself; and no one knowing of his condition, remalneu alone in his dis-Vess all that time. All he had in those four days was a cup of tea. —A flreight train wa« thrown f^om the track about a mile east of the depot, near the bridge at the old Chicago road cross fogi of the Air Line railroad, on Hon day. One car loaded with wheat is now m its back in the ditch. P. B.—And also the same on Tuesday itfght—only more cars •'oveiboard." K. B., P. 8.—Im fact the ditch all along tbe track east of Dixon, Is full of cara —The Amboy Journal very properl? thinks that the Secretary ol the Lee mnty Agricultural Society should have Ihmished that paper with the proceed Ings of the last meeting. The beeretary •f the "Lee County Farmer's Club," whidi met in the Journal office last week might have sent the Dxxox Tblb«]uph a •opy of its proceedings, but did not Ws are slighted. —A thaw and slight rain gave indica tlons, on Monday, of the breaking up of a hard winter, but Tuesday morning brought a cold west wind which admon-lihed us to again renew our coal bins. This is one of those news items which eomes under the head of ^'cold comfort" but an editor must say something about the weather, now and then, as well as •ommon people, however disagreeable the subject. —Mr. Hlran Mead, of this city, was taken with the varioloid Ust week, contracted trom his diiteghter*s &ml1y which arrived firom St. Louis a few days i^nce. Mr. HaU, Mr. Mead's son ln-law, died of smaU pox, in that city last December, and it is from this case that the present sidtness comes. Mr. Mead has not been vaccinated for many yeara. Mr. Dwlght. Bumham, sick with this disease in North Dixon, Is getting along very well. He contracted the disease in Chicago. ^thn Board iÊ lOih last, at the Connty aito*oliekr.ii. A propoHtton wat aerlottily «ado In tht Pennaytvania oontatnUonal ooowtlos on Friday,tiMt the pttnlstatni of fraud at deetlon be **han4lttg hf tha nedt anUl dflMi, withoat the hraoit of dargyMMi, of exfeatlfo oltmen^, or any other btnodt —la Tlaw of the oomlag oltr alMtlon, a fHend has kindly furnished us with the names of the probable oandldatei for Mtyor, and their poliUoil statnt : Joaeph Orawfocd, Conaenratife, of the First Ward!; W. C. Aadnn» of tha Fonrlli Ward, Ra^ ; Isaao Meant, of the Second Wardt ProgreMtve ; OMc fk Brown, of the FfarsI Ward, Llbertl Wep^etnme there are other candidates, but as these are all the names which have been handed in to na we can go no tnrther* —Oaorge M. Delaad has been at work securing his excavations, in the bank at the north end of the dam, against any damage which might be caused by a ilreehet The work already shows that the parties interested mean business and It is hoped that further improvements will not be retarded; for the salvation of this country depends upon the imptove ment of the water power of Rock River, and other streams of Its character, and the establishment of manufacturing works where mechanics may bo employed to make a home consumption for produce. —We see bv the Chicago Journal^ that Ralph Forbes Is to fill an engagement In Chicago, at the "Academy of Music,'* some time néxt month. While on a visit to a neighboring city a while since, we had the pleasure of hearing this gentleman render some passages from Shak speara As a tragedian we believe ho is the "coming man." For a oorrcct ap prédation of the great authors meaning, vigorous, and polished rendering, voice, etc,—we think we have nevtt seen hloi excelled, and we predict fot him a pro diglous success. —The Sterling accommodation (better known as Jack Lawrence's train) on the C. it N. W. R. R, ran of the track on Monday evenins:, a short distance West of Franklin. The baggage car and one passenger coach left the tmck, Injuring one lady whose name we have not learn ed. The brakesman Uriah Stroop, of this plaot*, had hb ankle badly hurt. Jack Lawrence with his usual good luck, escaped with a Urn bruises, although In the coach that capalaed. The track on this M —QnetUoa dltciMtoft al the Bnck Sohool-Howtbln South JDixoa, Friday arentai FtbcoaiyTtt. MmümA, «That tha a&Mgatton of Cn^ It aliko danmnd-ad tgr tha prtMiptoa of taaMity and Jit« Hot.'* All tfa ittfltod to itttiid. A. Brown, Piasldant BiHel.W^t8ifi^ete*y. —Dennia Oolttni caat down from Woo- bringfaig a ktt« to J. EOrawfofd, which thtUttirhid ttnttaDeinli, bnt which had prlntcd «pon tha anvolopa '(and thia caiaed the nltmidfitlaAdlBg}»* •»Ratnm toJoa^ B. Orawfofd. ifsal calledforitt Im dtya** Mr. CrawfoiNi notcalUngforthalfttar withltttha tuna •ptdUed. and tht ttft dayt btmgnp, Des. nia broaght It down, mutpaatd, aad marched Into tha fomer*s oflice, and reachlng It o«t at anna length, saytag: Mistet Crawford htre'syar llther.** **Bot» Dennis,** tiyi Joeeph. **tha lettar la not forme, Itsyonr lettar." *«Bedad I did uit as the printing directed m^ I retum ttoyeea DIdn't H say on Its ba^, re tum to J. B. Crawford If not called for wlthln ten days?" Few people wonld have taken the tronble which Dennis bat nthisinatancato obey the **letter" of the contract. road must be In a very bad çondlthm, as It^la aittoet.» da^ anatsans to run of the track. —Four splendid silver sets are now on exhibition at Messra Dodge A Kllng's ewelry store In this dty, which were ordered by a committee of oar ciUiens t^o had charge of a certain citizen's purse» raised by our business men, as a oompli ment to the great stock raisers of this vl cinlty, for their energy and public spirit n making such an elegant display of their blooded animals at the agricultural fkir In this city last year. Engraved upon the beautiful water pitchers In the seta are the words, following the names of the persons to whom they are to be presented. **From Northern Illinois District Fain Dixon, lUlnois, 18T9." The fortunate parties to whom this silverware wiU be presented are: Mra WiUiam Stewart, of of the Bellevue Farm, Ogle County; Abl Jah Powers, Palmyra; Samuel Dysart Plnea Farm; and Thomas Smith, Ogle County. It Is a very worthy compliment to our celebrated stock ralaers. In Ol —That gold hi-aded cane which Is to be voted to the most popular citizen on the seventeenth inst., at Union Hall, where the Catholic Fair will be ia progress, no smi.ll afiair. It is, in fact, a «-plendid staff on which a Credit-mobilier Con gressman might be proud to lean. It wil c «St about Sf venty-five dullars, and each citizen can cast a vote fur his choice It« prest ntatlon, for the small sum twenty-five cents. Any individual can duplicatehlsor hervote to the number of five for one dollar. Ia order to make the voting more Democratic-Republican in its nature the managers have conclud ed to open the ballots for all our citizens, outside of that church, to come in as candidates. It will be a sort of "sweep stakes' aflfair—free to all entries. May the best man win. —The law students of the Dixon Debating Society will have the following question "before the house'' at their next meeting. It is one of those peculiar cases that olten come before the Courts where there are no precedents, on which to buse a discission, and therefore muttt be worked out by sheer brain power and no dependence placed ^upon the '«gathered wisdom of a thousand years." Here is the proposition: ''Suppose a man owns a akiff; ha Iks-tens.the skiff to the shore with a rope made of straw; along cornea a cow; cow gets Into the boat; turns around and eats the rope; the skiff, thus let loose, with the cow on board, starts down stream, and on lu passage is upseU the cow is drowned. Now, has the man that owns the cow got to pay for the boat, or the man that owns the boat got to pay for the oow." -In this paper to-dav will be found the most interesting proceedings oif all which came before the Credit Mobilier investigation committee. It is where Congiess* man Kelly, of Philadelphia, and Vice-President Colfax, examined the briber Cakes Ames, an to their having s tares of stock. It is said that Mr. Colfax will be able to show how he came to deposit, at the bank where he kept his money, the twelve hundred dollars (the amount for which Ames says he gave a check) which was placed In the bank the day following that Credit Mobilier transaction. We do hope that our Vice President will dear this matter to the satistaction of his friendi!, for the thing looks a little against him on account of this droumstantlal evidence. As between Cakes Ames and Mr. Colfiix the people will not be Ikble to take the word of the former as against the latter. We are satisfied that Mr. Colfax will come out all light in the end. Bat If he does not, why then he must go with others in this bad business. -In our last week's issue We unintentionally Insulted the entire medical profession of the "Simon pare," old fiuhloned gathered-wisdom-of-lwo-thausand year's sort, in stating that Doctor Leffingwel had departed fTom Sterling with his saws and his quinine. Mow there comes Doctor to our office, who boasts that he is a follower of £M:ulaplus, and says that the said Leffingweil was not a doctor as finiteslmal doses of pulverized sugar, and therefore does not, as we stated, "use vile drugs" as one of the profession under-atanda it. Well, we never object—and lu fact—we take pride In rendering an apology; and we do now most humbly beg paraon of the medical profesdon, for calling one Ltffingwell, late of Sterling, a doctor; and next week we will endeavor to render such apology to the homeopath-ists as may be neceasarv. mifoBiAb HBwi vmok nc. Mandata loat a ho« b) the cold wtilhir. Froten. Bx Governor Joel A. Matteaon It dtad. Ha waa aa early sittlw of thla Siala. Rockford lias got ^t ttM^-pox ; and lAiunfe hat atoo ttfëil ottta Henry Stontker, of Tttat^ dtfiffttd thla ilfe by being parted with a bWti, saw. A deipatdi ftrom Btilla, «anottacts tha death of ex-B»prest Charlotia, widow of Mazlmülian. They do bam com down In Hoary oonn^ for the editor of tha OHmkU sayt he has dettioyed severti wagon loada In thatwiqr. W». Brösa, ot tim Chicago fWtaat wants people to send on their oontriba-«ont lor the proposed Qtaeley Bma* stent If thetommted Bnlwar had had alltUa experience in Wall street he,woold aerar have written that both ahont the **lailcon of youth. The Mame people don't stop for trifles in estimating the cold weather, but say that the mercury fell one or two "chip boards," as the case may be. Although Stokes Is **oow strictly tem* perate" (aa we are informed by the news papers) yet, the pfosoeet Is that he wlU U^Q a "drop" on the Wth Inst. the King of Holland has signed a de cree depriving his oldest son of the^ht of succession to the throne, on account of his vicious and dissipated life. The Rochdie says that scarlet fever of a malignant type. Is prevailing in and aronnd Waahlngton Grove, Ogle county, quito a number of deaths have al ready occnrrad. A Hike, of Otkosh, Wisconsin, found a baby on his door steps the other day; and strange as ii may seem, Mra Hike does not suspect any thing wrong about the droumstance. A young lad In Duluth took It Into hto head to shave the tail of hit uncle's male* The surgeon thinks he may be out In time to take part in cdebrating the Fourth of July. The Chinese have no dime novels, no blQiards or lager beer, and there is no plaoe at which a young man can pawn his sleeve buttons to get money to take mm pw Is worthy of a notice. We hope It wW wt-tlaaapliasaat aatU our paper is dlsiribn-ted so that thia item may not be "out uf if «-^Toidt Om lawi Iti^ttebr of ICaatM, who wanid not tota fof Si*nator >omwoy even at a ol thoasand donara to hit wealth, was bom at By nm, OKlaeoontf» and grtdntted at the Mi, Éoiftt —Aflthof «Mid for aa h^anatlon { against tha tag Mflod for tha 0. AB. R. ttâmtd bóBÌfo, fOlad hy tímt township aad tht qactthm wat aiyatdbtfort Jodgaj Riaton,oaStt«day, K. M. Ryan,' Ii«, MMiáMl^ tha JQ^ IndlciN tcdthalhawottidgraalaa tajaactkmott artira AWPMl' nine of thothlfty alna ttlBt of the It«, taj ^^^ ^ mêL^mL. thatwit^aei^ofilhfobtlMr ti- mmm m Will owed. Mo dèdiM oa Uli ^iUHf of k i thaboadi hat beea om^ ytt, »«l^üs, » Si^'SSr^^'^ ppflof titiall-U^II^^-^ loaooompaay. I —William Reed, of this dty. State Agent ot the Home of Columbus Insur-Company, took a inp over the Chicago A Pittsburg railroad and, in order to ride with comfort, purchased a sleeping car ticket and was directed to his section, by the porter. He had hardly got comfortably fixed In slippers when along came Mr. Conductor. Mr. Reed felt in his vest pockets; then In his coat pockets; then looked through his pocket book; and. In short, went through with that operation six or eight times, and then looked the fioor over and came to the conclusion he bad lost the ticket. Conductor stood there In all his glory. He was monarch of all he had charge and that was, Just then, Mr. Reed. He must have one dollar and fifty cents or the ticket to that particular stateroom which Mr. Reed occupied, or "leave the car." The train had not yet started and so the unfortunate pas senger had time to go back to the ticket f)ffice for a duplicate permit to ride. The ticket agent gave him a note to the con ductor, about as follows: **Thls Is the gentleman who purchased section 4, of sleeping car No.—for CrestMne, this eve mng." This should have been sufficient for any conductor but he of the sleeping i-ar demanded the original ticket or the money. The result was that Mr. Reed permitted bimselj to be put out of the car; and now a very interetting hiw suit will be the result, unless Pullman's Sleep ing Car Company **onme down" nicely Mr. Reed sent a notice of his intention to proceed legally, through the urbanity of Judge Eustace of this dty, whtch notloe was brounht to thif city, on Monday the same conductor, though very much humbled In disposition and very anxious for a settlement ot the matter. The conductor (we should have stated) found Mr Reed's Ucket in the car the morning alter it was lost and returned it. The Courts are now geUtng in a very sensible way ot punishing selfish corporations for any outrages committed upon travelers whom they get In their pnwer. Pullman A Co., will find that Mr. Reed did not buy a little card, but that he purchased a ride in a certain birth, on a certain night to a particular Dlace and he pave the conductor sufilcient evidence of that fact in the note from the ticket agent. tw - -Mr. B. aStileifottad a leltow loaftar aroaad hla bara aad hag pea kite the other night, and aaUdngthat tht yard gate wat open and a hog out, he dreef ntar to tha ttraattr a^ atked **whu'a bere 1" hot initmul of the ntctssary Information, the aldnliht loaler toòk to his heels and Mr. ^tllei**foUowed last anrf hiHowed fkater until an uomerdfol dlsaa-ter" In shape of a dltth ctused h(m to fall and then the auranifer, disappeared down the river bauk. Mr. $tlles thinks the man waa stealing hofs; and the fact that he haa mIaMd ttrea fkt ones lately, con-flrms hlm to tbat belief. eiès0 M fÊmwmÀ ' . ir - ^^ , .....ÍIIIIÉ iiiiiiiiiii m T.lqi .........-....... < OOI^Ï- Angalag llllttftgMi liMhb I •''rtá^iMéi ihiÉt' Hí^ .il IA his girl to the <^>efa. Under the present Hotel law of Wisconsin, no landlord can collect his bill from a gaest occupying a ronm above the second story that is not provided with fire-escape. A Boston lady died t||if other thVageof lid, reaving or mourn her loss. The youth will be tak en to an orphan asylum or adopted by some kind fatnil}. The African giraffja are dying ofiT with disease of the throat. Just Imagine how you would feel with six lineal feet of sore throat, and hovf you would want to die. A Racine girl went to the boot and shofs shop wiiere her faithless lover works, the other day, broke a bottle ot blacking n his face aad poured hot glue ou hi» head He will stick to almvist anything now. -Cakes Ames Is the most ponderous member oí Congress, weighing nearly three hundred pounds. He stands six feet three Inches and If he has corns is a fair illustration that **i»ll uakes" from little ache corns grow. It is proposed to erect a temporary building at Washington fur the president-tial Inauguration ccremoiiits, the building to be 4U0 feet in iengih, m feet in wiutU and capable of holding six thousand persons, it will coat $15U,UU0. The people of the Sute will hear with regret of the ueath uf Hon. liehemiah Bushuell, Chairman of Judiciary Com mittee of the House ot liepresentatlves, which event occurred yesterday at his home In Qull^y, atwr a brief Illness Wm. Clayton, a saintly Mormon, has lost one wife by elopement every fotir weeks for the last three montha WU liam is growing sad and lonely; for If this monthly exodus continues. In five or six yiâurs he will be entirely deserted by his wile and become a single man agidn. Congressman Kelly haa turned his al leged Credit Mobilier Interest over to the United Statea Treasury. He thinks that in equity It belongs to the United States. If thé Government could only get all the conscience money due it, our naUona debt could be very nearly wiped out. Next! Cur Lee county people will rejoice to learn, as we can inform« them, having acquired the information from the ^Chicago Past, that ''Theodore Parker has a cousin residing at Odtosh, Wisconsin.'* WiU the Post please inform us whethei on the father or mother's sUe—thhi consanguin Ity. FOBLIO IZ Umi At TBI BWS irOBOOL. There will be public dass exerdses at the High School BuiMIng, on Friday p. II., February ttb, at í^ o'clodt, as follows : Reading Clast, conducted by Miss Merrlam.Primary Reading and Oril las^^ion, conducted by Miä L. L. WMworth. Arithmetic Olaas^ lllustritlng the ap-plication Of aril hmetic to business transactions, and also showing ante work In rapid ^mblnatlont, oonttoelid by B; 0. Smith. Also a short lecture on astìronomr, o*., i« ««te. pUtloIng the cAUses of IMdesand Bclipsas aud tome otter aatronomlcal pbenomena, | - * ....... mooted by apparatus The exerdswi ■ imê ft^MfPi «MiNriÉMfe'ÎMÉi" ■•C» "Aé ê- msaSäSmäSm ' t-4 ' .V Wti* M. ?aa the lumber, Iroa d< will be lutersperaed with modo. ^ Puants whose chiidrtm are membefi ofany oftheaboyechisses, are cordialtr l>Maonntorsqttaft timhtv' invited and earnestly requested to at-pbo Ueotmnty^aif; 'Mf' teud, as also all who are Interested I the work of oar .pnpc scho^ cellenVcbance for tdÜ' , M- TEI SftIAT MUStOAli TRIO. It Is gratifying to the public taste, that Dixon should be visited by a company of artists on Saturday evenmg. whose repu tatlon preceding them gives such promise of musical excelleucu. TImb Vescelius Sisters have a naoM) of worth In all the larger dtles of the continent, and are now completing a tew òpeu dates In the small building brld«ea, W< t<i buy this lumber, this paper. m»4 er towns, owing to the disarrangement of I '^«••^nable prloec. their engagements, by the recent storm. We feel that we safely prtmilse our dtl zeus a treat of the very higher oroer of talent. Let these young and beautiful artistes receive at the hands of* the Dixon public, a generous and appreciative welcome. The Credit Mobilier stock was a paying Investment, and therefore it was not strange that innoi«nt Congressmen were persuaded to take some of it. The dividends declared were fifteen hundred percent, on Investment. Had yon, read er, Invested about seven dollars and hsU you would now haye about all the mone^ the average renders of the Tde-graph would want, to get through this hard winter. ^ . ffioaoooB BBio MAmmemmiÊ^ t). a. Hoadl^, gins, has on Riverside ^ Southwest of Digon, t^ seventy five head of Pol Iromoneto lour niiiathtald»<tMt: —Ounther's Ci^dleafoi «Étifi mrû ■ f'S-lt.l 'fit -I. Meus * Co., sa ttratli rnm '^m arch. ' ■,■">'■ > —QotoD. A. Bniiiin Whisky. 010, WimmandCNtoH^'^i ^ A SET OF ffURIfl'PI®. Nearly as good as ttiw, for Ji^. qire at this iMce, / . ^ KBBKASKA IS l^f Am^lbi ORPHAN A8Yt»U|l.-H|S in Cash Prism. Th%mNint #v the grounds c« State, where thatida ^« immense, Md whwpt iit^iM^ s greatly needed. The hlghiil is •16,000. The six for 15. fi^i^i been chosen the lega and hnmana iiii«irtaMi^||»wi|lii j| indorsed ^ thaJdovmoir MIn^S^ ness menc^tho 91^. - -AU kiadi ^ Imii4 ^ ttft tart^ti lowestcath'pii.' ■ ^^ ^^.^tf'■■muTio. ___December t7ni, IWS,glad ¿¡¡e";very'iLwrWl«t''wlth hii I ff^ * tip fomily. Do not forget to bring ladie% MAOHQSA LTOIfiUM. The following resolution will be di» cussed at Nachuta, Thursday eveningv February 6tb Inst. Muoln^, That It would be wise and expedient for the Qov-ernment of the U. 8. A., to liquidate iu national debt, on or before the 4ih of July 1876, by direct or Indirect taxatlpn, or both. Alsf>, the followtng on Thun^ day evening February 18th, Inst. Mmt ted Tbat our great partiality in fovor of political parties. Is detrim^ital to onr best interests. •■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■HI PUBLIO IH8TALLAT10N. There will be a public inalatimi, of the officers elect of Nachnsa Chiapter No* M, R. A. M, and Dixon Comnmndeiy No. 21, K. T., at Maionlc HaU, on Monday evening, February 10th, at half past seven. We wish to make this aa occasion for sodai reunion, and would be J. A. Bàwìmt, Con mittee for Oomd'y. O.B. Donos, Committee for Chapter. —We widi to call attention to the new advertisement r f Van Bppa Ji Brubaker in tO'day's paper. -Fifty shares of irtock of Dixon National Bank, in amminta to aolt purchasers, for sale. Enquire of H. S« Lüoas, Dixon, Ills. —We take pride in notidng Mr. Kier's Furnishing Store, for It is such a well stocked institution that we are glad it Is bore. Be has a splendid stock ol all kln^ of dress gooda —Mr. W. H. :Prescott Is anthorised to soUdt orders for "W. H. Seward's Travdi Around the World"—in tha town aini dty of Dixon, Lee Co., HI. Iibvers of standard history, subscribe with Mr. Prescott. J. S. Bxdio, duly authorized agi brown horse, w^i about afoiMi#lliir dred, loming five yttm old^ head{ when left had an rope attached. Aliten^ fared for said horttt by & w. Dixon, Jan. 187«. 1IBBBA8KA ItAlO FOB The underotguid ba s ariii perlor forming land lytnf^ ide Askland, Saundert This land wat purchai^ l^ga R. R. Company, and U on|^ fbr, with seven yeaia la plete payments. Twtn^r a ready broke ready lb# ( undersigned wni sen tl«» or on time, or will exdbi tate in Lee county, pay^i^^ any, In cadi«. . . —A table-giri wanted at the Wavarif House, Dixon, immediately, w9 ;

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