Oak Park Reporter Argus, January 6, 1906

Oak Park Reporter Argus

January 06, 1906

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Oak Park Reporter Argus (Newspaper) - January 6, 1906, Oak Park, Illinois be ©afe H>arfc OAK PARK, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, JAN. 6, 1906. Borden's Fluid Milk Borden's Rich Cream ) t Borden's Peerless Buttermilk Supplied fresh daily from our delivery wagons Every detail connected with the production, preparation and distribution of our products is under our direct control. ' The health of the cattle and the sanitary conditions of the ■tables and surroundings are under the constant supervision Of competent veterinarians and inspectors. OritParfc Office: 101-107 N. Coyler Ave. Tel. Oak P»rk 221 and Austin 21. Mali Office: 17 E. Monroe-st., Chicago. SOME THINGS WI WANT. \ I *NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION cResoivedt That I will buy my Hay and Grain this year where 1 can get the best, and I know where to buy. It can be bought of GEO. A. LYTLE, 449 North Boulevard.A. CONSUMER, Oak Park, Jan. 1, J906. JOHN E. PRESS MANUFACTURER OPHigh-Grade Wagons Carriages and Autos FIRST-CLASS REPAIRING, PAINTING AND TRIMMING. ESTIMATES GIVEN ALE WORK WILL BE CALLED FOR AND DELIVERED 128-13t> WILLIAMS <ST. PHONE 314 RES. PHONE 5163GOETTER (SL HILLMANNStorm Sash OUR NEW LOCATION 630 LAKE STREET NEAR EUCLID AVÇNUE a: TELEPHONE 348Begin the New Year Aright BY OPENING AN ACCOUNT WITH THE OAK PARK TRUST AND SAYINGS BAM It receives deposits of ONE DOLLAR and upward. It allows 3 Per Cent interest on all deposits made during the first 10 days of any month for that entire month. orricBR«. H. W. Austih, President. H. N. Lead am an, Cashier. H. 0. Haksbn, Vice-President. Jksbk A. Bautwih, Counsel. I A GREETING Now that Christmas is past there is no excuse for not placing your order for WIRING, REPAIRING and NEW WORK. Our charge for such work is very reasonable. Give us a trial. Awaiting your favors, and wishing you a prosperous and Happy New Year, we beg to remain, Very truly yours,Chicago Suburban Water & Light Co. 114 N. Oak Park Ave. Tel. 50. ..i BY OSO. X. A, ¥ Our needs are very many, And our wants are mm the lese; We could not flip a And be sure we'd make a guess, For the prophets are foretelling Of the boom in polities And the business tide that's swelling: For the year of nlneteen-six. We would like to see quick action On the new township high school. And be sure of no infraction Of the teachers' smallest rule; .We shall hope the taction fellows Will not study up kew tricks— We will blow them -with a beMows High and dry in nineteen-pix. We do wish to see the Bisters Build their heme for sick and maimed So we'll have a place where blisters Can be cured, as has been claimed; And we'd like to see the cadets Have a place to meet and mix, Where ldds may wear their epaulets And parade in nineteen-six. e expect the postal station To be moving very soon, Which may cause some consternation, As 'twas scheduled for next June; We may hope the Tillage taxes Shall not all our homes transfix To the water cnmp'nyV axis In the year of nfoeteen-sbr. We have only skimmed the portal Of the things we'd like to see, For we are only mortal— With that statement you'll agree; But there is still one other matter That in our gullet sticks: About what will Oak Leaves chatter In the year of nineteen-six? Jt Jt JI THE NEW YEAR. The years come and go with their regular and accustomed regularity. Time is measured by aeootMja, miimtw, hours, dayB, weeks, months, years and centuries. Any of theie measurements are long, or short, just as they come to you, in your work, in your resting •pells and in your hours 9$ ««CffSSttat. <r .^«¡U. - , Years ago, when you were trawjiag in your teins, time dragged so heavily on your hands that life wm made miserable while waiting for the orb of light and heat to move on from the east to the west,and how you did wish for the passing of the day and the coming of another day or another week. How short were the holidays, and Sunday seemed to be an unending day, especially when it bad to be observed as a day of reat and of attending church and Sabbath school. In the realm of labor hours used to linger in the race, so to speak. When you were laboring out in the field, with the blazing rays of the sj>n resting upon yon, "while you were making hay as the sun continued to shine," or securing the small grain, how, do you remember how, the sun appeared to hang, depending from a resting place in the sky; it did not more an inoh in an hour and a h&lf or more, or so it appeared to this deponent. But since your majority has been reached, what a change. Now the days slip off into weeks, and the weeks into months, and the months into years in very short order. At this writing time appears to be riding on the wings of the swiftest eagle, and it is making for the great beyond at a very rapid rate. The new year is not yet a week old, but in this short time much history has been written, many new lives have come upon the stage of aotion, with many activities surrounding them; in this short time many lives have gono out, crossed over to the land of the majority. Changes have taken plaoe in every department of life. I wonder if we have been planning for the future, and if so, if we have planned as becometh men and women who are expected to act like responsible beings? It is always well to lay plans and then work in accordance with said plana* provided the plans have been laid so as to have something accomplished for good. ' The best laid plans o' mioe and men gang aft »glee," but it remains for us to try and provo by our works that Barns did not have it quite right, or that his saying did not apply to the present generation. « It is always well to aim high and try to make a oertainty in reaching your ambition in life. A high ideal will coat no more than one that is not elevating or ennobling, and it may or oan be reaohed if oare is taken in carrying into execution the plana formed in the beginning of the year. To plan and not to work will prove to be quite disastrous to life. Planning and working are very closely allied to each other, and they form a very desirable combination— and success is quite sure to crown your efforts for good in life, and victory will peroh on your banner. It is not by regretting what is irreparable that true work is to be done, but by making the best of what we have. It is not by complaining that we have not the right toola, bat by using the toola we have. "What .we are and where we are ia God'a providential arrangement—God's doing thoagh it may be man's misdoing; and the manly and the wise way ia to look your disadvantages in the face, and see what can be made out of them. Life, like war, is a aeries of mistakes, and he is not the best Christian nor the best general who makeB the fewest false steps. He ia the best who wins the most splendid victories by the retrieval of mistakes. Forget mistakea; organize victory out of mistakes." The new year holds out inducements for successful efforts in all the departments of life. The ensuing year is to be a year of great expectations, and we trust it may prove to be a year of great realizations as wellr—replete wjith the best there is in life that will be benefioial to the world in general and to our own oirole in particular. Be good and kind to the new year, so that when time haa so changed tiie year that you will hardly reoognise it, that you may have no regrets for the treatment accorded the year from the opeaing to the closing of the same. $1.50 PER YEAREBEN E. ROBERTSARCHITECT a RESIDENCE: 330 Superior St., Oak Park. — Phone 290 OFFICE» 9 Oak Park State Bank Building - Phone U23 X H E HULBERT HOUSES OAK PARK $4,250 TO UBERAL TERMS BUILT ON HONOR HOUSES You have spent for Christmas all you felt you could aff ird, and now, with lightened purse ami in meditative iikkmI, you are thinking that another year is about to alip from you U< j.jlu the thiuK» that were, and that you are another figure on toward the fullness of your years Mayhap you have come to the time when a quiet even n* at home «rows to bo more and more attractive a' ll you are thinking how much you have lost in the years that you have lived in r-nted flats and houses that could have none of the real qualities of a home, and that you will now give to yourself and your family the full measure of content that comes only from the living in a home of your own. 1 his is the best thought you could have to take the place of those weak-kneed good resolutions with which you greeted former New Years' times. Why not tighten your grip on it ami not let it slip a «-ay with the parsing of the old year? No other thing could bring the pleasures that will come with the carrying out of this thought—and it is easy. Not many of these things'hat better 11« in life are easy, but this Is; with an expenditure little greater than the amount you h»ve been handing to your landlord, and It pays—not for rent, but for a home. By this time you are saying to yourself: "Now he is going to drag in those everlasting Hiilbert Houses."' Well, they are the best thing I can drag in and the very best thing you can find to buy. and they are good enough to be everlasting. Iteady now or built for spring delivery. TRANSPORTATION—Gartlold Park brand) of Metropolitan Elevated to Oak Park-av., walk two blocks west. Lake Street Elevated to end of line, walk ono block east, four blocks south. From west side Madlson-st. cars direct to Cllnton-av.THOMAS H. HULBERT JACKSON BOULEVARD^ANDJWADISON ST., OAK PARK __CIXY^OJRRICE^j^JV^ __ RESIDENCES ONLY—NO FLA.TS ALLOWEDCapital $50,000.00 Deposits $500,000.00 Avervue St^te B^ak It accords every facility to it depositors consistent with sound banking principles. It solicits checking and savings accounts. Pays 3 per cent on Savings and Special Deposits. It issues letters of credit and drafts upon New York, Chicago and the principal points. Safe deposit boxes for rental to the individual, firm or family OFFICERS! C. E. BOLLES, Pkesident O. W. HERRICK, Vice-President WM. E1NFELDT, Cabhiek W. S. HERRICK, 2ND Vice-Piucbideut JOHN D. ROSS GEORGE WALKER SAMPSON ROGERS DIR.EC1 OR.S S. P. NISSEN C. E. BOLLES E. A. CUMMINGS : JACOB MORTENSON WILLIS S. HERRICK O. W. HERRICKA. L. CARON Carpenter Contractor, General Jobbing and Cisterns Telephone 1263 And 2504 158 William St. Oe.k Perk, 111.IT NEVER STOPS Electric Current furnished by theOak Park Yaruan 60. Rates for Power and Light so Low and Operation so Simple that it is being adopted everywhere. Euclid Avenue and Lake Street. 'Phone 99. Henry 'Wind Storm. A heavy wind storm blew into the village Wednesday afternoon and night at the rate of sixty miles an hour, and mad« pedestrians duck for the shelter of high buildings uutil a late hour. Some of our staid and elderly citizens were hustled along before the wind at anything but a dignified pace; and but few ladies were courageous enou^i to brave the terrors of the storm. No damage was done with the excepr tion of a few broken wires aud shattered window peaee. NOTARY PUBLIC TELEPHONE 4122 W. F. COTTON R6MESÎ4«, Loans Renting, insurance Madison Street awl ttarlcm Aveouç u ;