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   Oak Park Vindicator (Newspaper) - March 27, 1896, Oak Park, Illinois                                 CICERO'S PllECliNCrS.  OAK PARK.  The subject of Rev. Mr. Johonnol's sermon in Unity chnrch next Sunday mornin« will be: "What religion will do for a man."  A ball wae given by the Oak Park club on Tuesdny evening last. The musio was furnished by the Fitzgerald orohestra of Chicago. A dainty lunoh followed.  The ladies' shirt-waists at The Enterprise, from the Trugan New York factory, surpasses anything ever shown in this line; so the Indie!,' say, and they know.  Mr. nnd Mrs. T. J. Dorwent of Bookford, Illinois, spent a portion of the week in Oak Park visiting Mr. John Fatson. Mr. Der-went is one of the leading citizens cf Rook-ford where he has been chairman of the Financo Committee of the City Council for lifteon years.  Mr. to. G. Wallace, manager of the lnce department of Marshall Field & Co., lias just returned from a trip io Europe. Mr. Wallaco visited Germany, Franco nud Eug-land while away, and had a very enjoyable trip.  Monday will be a big day at The Enterprise. Special sale on all Easter goods. *  Rev. Mr. Pooley will lecture in River Fori s: Methodist church next Friday evening, on "My Travels in the Alps."  The Prairie Club gave a select musical on Wednesday evening, which was enjoyed by a largo audience. The same club anno lnces a gentlemen's card party on the ¿Nth inst.  Tho Avenue Bakery is now open. Give us a call. *  Rev. Mr. Pooley exchanged pulpits with Rev. G. 1. -Lirash, of River Forest, lust Sunday morning.  Mrs. S. H, Clemenga, a niece of Sirs. G. Holbrook, is sick ut tho letter's homo, 211!) Chicago avenue.  Aren't tbo show-windows ut Tho Enterprise beauties? But inside it is still more to. *  Miss Nellie Ainslio has returnod from St. Mmy's school, Kuoxville, III., and is lying ill (it hor home on Maplo avenue. Miss Aiuslio is a daughter of President Ainslie of the Oak Park club.  --1 »..  Former — < )m- of !li:>se ' ic..;ant nut • •«¿Tee .'akt:-. will be given av..iy ev.ry Thtrs-'l..y rfici .iiion fo - c.:ch 25 XXXX blue I: I). I sau-d iroin .r.y lwes. Ali.er; lJ'.rg.-s--, .,uc-vvs.t to Geo. No-(k"i':ol:, Oak Park.  (7. Mies Geòrgie ScateBof 110!) Indiana avenue, Chicago, is visiting Mrs. Banks, J37 Home avenue.  For reliablo garden lawn seed try Zimmerman A Routh. *  The regular meeting of the W. C. T. U. was held last Friday in tho reading rooms. In addition to the regular business Miss Cook read a paper on "Sanitary Science."  The Oak Park Tennis club will meet this Saturday evening at H o'clock, in Scoville institute for the election of officers and other important business. Thos. II. Gaio is president and C. M. Baldwin secretary. A report will appear in our next issue.  Mrs. D. II. Thompson of Lincoln, Neb., is visiting at the home of her mother, Mrs. Miller, Maple avenue and Washington boulevard.  From six to eight tramps are housed in the Oak Park police station every night. It was formerly tue custom to give tlie wanderers a bi.ikfast when they awoke in the morning in return for an hour's work. This has not proved to be popular with tho fraternity, who, it appears, would sooner go without a meal thun do manual labor.  Perpetual green lawn seed at Zimmerman & Roiith's. ' *  Someone tired a bullet into one of the p'.ato-glass windows of Frank Schneider's l>arbc-r-shop on Lake street, last Sunday night. The cost will be about Sid, whicn is fully iusured with a Plate Glass Insurance Co., of which J. W Senne is the local agent.  The immense sale of kid gloves at The Enterprise, is simply becauso they have tho light thing at right prices. The Easter shades aie "too sweet." *  Rev. Mr Rowley of tho Baptist church will return home at the end of the present week. Mr. Rowley has been enjoying a two weeks' vacation in New Orleans.  A pleasant surprise was perpetrated on Mrs. A. Z. Churchill, at her home, Erie stieet, on Saturdny evening last, by the members of tho Rebecca Degree Lodge. A very pleasant time was had and all enjoyed themselves greatly. Mrs. Churchhill und her husband are very much in the order. Mrs. Churchill was presented with a valuable Odd FeHows jewel on the occasion by brother Anders on Cehalf of Cicero lodge-  Fresh biscuits, rolls, pies and cakes of all kinds at tho Avenue Bauery North Boulevard. *  Andrew Blackstone, a son of Mr. W. E. Blackstoue, is ill with an attack of pneumonia at his home, 332 Lake street.  Mrs. II. M. liolbrook invited a few intimate friends to spend a pleasant evening last Tuesday, at her home, HO!) Chicago avenue.  EaeterEggs! Elster Eggs! Easter Eggs! At Albert Burgess' Oak Park Bakery, Ml) Lako street. *  Oak Park bad the privilege of hearing two eloquent Chicago preacher« in the First Baptist church last Sunday. In the morning Rev. Dr. Goodspeed ocoupied tho pulpit, and the evening sermou was by Rev. Dr. Small.  Fresh bread every day at the Avenuo Bakery, North boulevard. *  Mr. Wm. Hunter is lying ill at his home 320 North Boulevard.  Easter Eggs! Easter Eggs! Easter Eggs! At Avenue Bakery, North Boulevard. *  Senator Harne of Maine, was the ^uoBt of Mr. A. J. Cheney during tho past week.  Mr. Fred lioeeu of S'23 Forest avenue, is seriously ill with lung-fever.  The Nineteenth Contury club met at the homo of Mrs. Gustorl', Wisconsin avenue, last Monday afternoon.  Two highly entertaining and instructive addresses wero given at the meeting of the Men's Club of Grace Episcopal chinch last Saturday evening. Col. Watts thrilled tbo audience with some excUiting "War Reminiscences," and Mr. A. B. Melville spoke on •Liberty."  Baby Jones goes out riding every tine day in ouo of Haywood iV Morrill's lovely bug-piss, which hiB mamma purchased from Ohas. F. Drechiler, 108 and 110 Lake street, at a bargaiu. Nice ones may bo had at S3 and upwards.  An enjoyable musioale was given at Scoville institute on Tuesday afternoon, when a choice program was rendered by the fol-f owing artistes: Miss Edith AmoB. Miss May Pitkin, Miss Brown, Miss N. Estelle ' Harrington, Mrs. Ralph Smith, Mrs. Humphrey, Mrs. A. H. Dodge.  Tho Oak Park post-office was opened on Sunday last for the lirst time between the hours of 12:30 and 1:30, and many took advantage of this innovation. A number of residents do not favor this change, and these aro now circulating tho following petition : "We, tho undersigned business men of Oak Park, hereby respectfully request that the Oak Park post-office remain closed on Sundays for the whole day, atj has heretofore been the custom in this community, and that no collection of mail bo made by carriers on that day."  Where are you going Saturday afternoon? To the grand opening of The Enterprise. Tho ladies' will ull be thero. *  Tub XIX Csntury club met Mirth 23rd with Miss Gustorl, 310 Wisconsin uue. Mrs. D. O. Bnrto read an exceed'!..* »■ in-taresting paper on tho "Teud< no 1  r tho Modern Novel,'' and was followed , Mr.-. Lewis on tie "Short Story" ami by Miss Wadaworth, who is well known as a thorough student of literature. Miss Wads-  worth spoke for about twenty minuteB on the development of the novel, beginning with Fielding and concluding with the modern French and Russian novol/i. After a short disbiission, the club adjonrhed (o meet on the evening of April 13th with Mrs. A. O. Butler.  Something new in Oak Park. New building, new furnishings, new bakery. Fresh goods, finest in the market. Avenue Bakery. *  Rev. Mr. Pooley will leave for Warren, 111., next Friday, to officiate at the weddiug of his bachelor-brother. Mr. James Pooley.  Tho Epworlh League connected with tho Methodist ohurch gave a social last Tuesday evening at tho resideuce of Mrs. C. E. Simmons, 410 Lake street. Mrs. Wales, the popular entertainer, delighted the gathering with some inimitable readings, and Mr. G. F. Taiutor sang. Refreshments were served by Hix of tho League's most beautiful lady members.  A variety of shelled nuts at the Home Bakery, 13i; Lake street. *  Mrs. L. C. Mallory. 720 Marion street, is still confir.ed to her bod, but her recovery is only a matter of a week or two.  Mr. J. F. Durlur, 115 Lako street, who was ordered to take a change of air by his physician, writes from Indianapolis that his health has improved since he went away.  A series of five receptions to tho old and new'pupils of Prof. Snyder, tho teacher of dancing, will bo inaugurated ot the Plaza next Monday evening.  Fully thirty couples attanded the german given at tho Pln^i last Monday ovoning. This will be tho iiual dance of tho series.  The inusicale next Monday evening at tho Plaza, will be one of the best this year. A very choice program has been prepared and a banquet is to follow.  Tho pupils of tho public schools are feeling joyous over the prospect of the E ister vacation, which lasts one week, beginning Friday, 27th inst.  Fresh rolls, cakes, and pies at The Home Bakery, 130 Lako street.  Last Saturday evening Miss Ilerrick of 307 North Oak Park avenuo, gave a banquet at hor home in honor of the girl's basketball team of Austin high school. The tables wero prettily decorated with daffodils and ferns, and covers were laid for 30. At oach plate was a souvenir of the occasion, painted 011 cards tied with red aud black ribbons, the colors of the team. Post-prandium speeches were made by MisB Flora Hayes, Mr. G. Davis aud Mr. Morgan Price.  A banquet in honor of the members of the indoor base-ball team of Austin High school wan given at the residence of Prof. B. F. Buck, 125 South Central avenue. Friday evening last. Red and white carnations decorated the tables, and at each plate was a palm leaf, decorated with tho colors of the toara. After a hearty discussion of the menu, speechfs weio in order. Mr. J. Wal-sor toasted "The Girls," Mr. Divis spoko of "High-school Athletics,'' Messrs. Crafts, McFarlaud and Olson, and Miss Reiter-mau also spoke.  Cakes made to order at The Home Bakery, 130 Lake street. *  Among several interesting items that were crowded out of theBO columns last week, was an acoount of the birthday celebratiou given by Mrs. W. II. Kettleptriugs in Scoville Place hall last Wednesday evening. Jl was in honor of tho anniversary of Miss Myrtle Kettlestrings's 13th birthday, and was one of tho most enjoyalle young people's parties of the season. Thero were fully seventy guests in attendance. Games wero participated in during the forepart of the evening, and a dainty supper was followed by a dance, the whole winding up about 11 o'clock. An instrumental selection by Mrs. Stirritt added to the enjoyment of the ovenini,'.  Think of Miss Sierck's dress-making school, where gitls can learn to make their own dresses. *  Tho many friends of Pastor and Mrs. Pooley of I ho Methodist church, will be glad to learn that their two littlo daughters who have beon ko seriously, ill are out of daugor. Miss Elizabeth Pooley was so low 011 Thursday liiht that her life was despaired of by tho physicians iu attendance. In addition to Dr. Waller of Oak Park, Drs. Dan-fortli, Shufer and Skelton of Chicago had been called in. Tliey found the cause of Miss Pooley's illness to be a lodgment iu one of the intestines, aud decided that an operation would bo necessary. Later, the patient was relieved by less hazirdous means, aud, although a mild form of pneumonia has since set iu, the danger is past. Miss Jessica Pooley is also quite sick with loba-pneumonia, but hor condition is not serious. Rov. Mr. Pooley cannot praise too highly tho skillful treatment giveu the patients by Dr. Waller.  Two young ladies. 0110 residing on South Humphrey avenue, Kidgeland, and the other residing on Lak street. River Forest, gave a leap year party on Sunday last, to two young gentlemen of tlieir acquaiutanco, one residing at Oak Park aud the other at Hinsdale. They invited them to tho city, where they took them to a place of umusenent, which was under the circumstances proper enough- But the young ladies had forgot-ten the consequences of such a proceeding during leap year. They expected of course the young men would display their usual gallantry and pay all the expenses; but were seized with consternation >vheu they found their mnlo companions wero not putting their hands in their pockets but simply whispered "leap year." The ladies, to their great chagrin, had to stand all the costs incurred and have not yet done worrying over it.  CICERO S SEAT.  AUSTIN.  Money to Loan.—Building loans at lowest rates by F. H. Zander, 111 North Park avenue, Austin. *  The 11-30 club gave a select reception on Thursday afternoon of last week, at the residence of Mrs. II. Griffin. Erio street. Among those present were: Mre. Ed. Austin, Mrs. W. Heme, Mrs. C. J. Muther, Mrs. C. Gritmann, Mra. Dawson and the Misses McNeal.  Dr. Mary J. Kearsley, who has been attending John Hopkins University Post Graduate Medical school, will return to Austin and be ready to receive patientB tho 13th of April. She will hold an informal reception on the 11th of April, from 2 to 5 o'clock in the afternoon aud from 8 to 10 in tho evening. All of hor friends aud patients aro invited as tho reception will bo informal. *  During tho grand opera season at the Auditorium, from March 23rd to April 4th, tho Chicago and Northern Pacific suburban train, scheduled to loave the Grand Central station at 11.45 p. m. for Austin, Oak Park, Thatcher's Park and intermediate stations, will leave fifteen minutes after close of tho opera, but not later than 12 p. m.  Postmaster O'Connor announces that arrangements have beon made for tho dispatch of mail from the local post-office on Sunday eveningB. All matter dropped in the lotter box ou tho outside of tho poBt-offico up to 5 p. m., will go out 011 Sunday night in time to connect with the outgoing mail from Chicago.  E^gs-colleut Easter novelties at Tho Surprise. •  Noat invitations wero issued last week for the entertainment given by the Crescent, Daphne and Lowell Literary societies, on Thursday afternoon last, intho Austin High school. A large audience gathered and enjoyed an unusual excellent program.  Mr. George Demiug loft on Monday laBt for a business trip through tho West.  Single copies of the Vindicatoi: can bo had every Saturday at Clme's news depot, cor. l'ark avenue and Ohio streets. Price 5 cents.  The Entro Nous club gave an onjoyablo card-party on Wednesdey 11'^ht at tho residence of Mrs. Lattau, Ontario street.  The King's Daughters will take chargo of tho Easter decorations in the chnrch of Si. Paul tho Apostle. Tho co-operation of church members is desired. Cut flowers (with long stems) and green leafage will bo appreciated if sent to the church by two o'clock Saturday afternoon, April 4th.  G cat lwrgai.;, in tv. o lot-, for ale, ¡usi north ol Chicago .nciuit. Inquire ut 10; Robin .0:1 avenue, Austin.  Complete stock of Easter shoes, all colors aud prices. Pillinger Shoe Co. *  Mr. Albert Mouns is making some extensive alterations iu his house ou Ohio street. Mr. Mouns is also building two new residences, one on Ohio street, to cost §3,000, and another on the corner of Prairio uvouue and Superior street, to cost §4,000. Mr. H. G. Fiddelke of Oak Park is tho architect.  The Jolly Twenty club gave their closing card-party at the home of Mr. Baumgardner Saturday evening of last week.  Don't Forgot—One of those elegant nut coffee cakes will be giveu away every Thursday afternoon for each 25 XXXX blue labols srved from my loaves. Albert Burgess, successor to Geo. Nordenholt, Oak Park. *  Capt. Garlaud of the local Salvation army corps, denies that his branch will secede from the leadership of General Booth. He has no sympathy with the stand taken by the rebels, aud thinks it will not be long before they all return to the fold.  Thiao repairers ready to lis your shoes quick. Pillmger Shoa Co. *  At the meeting of the W. C. T. U., to bo held on Friday, April 3rd, at No. 3 Abbot's block, Mrs. Cheney will speak on "Franchise for Women.'' A large attendance is requested.  Ladies' cloth top shoes, button or l ice, only $2.25; men's geuuine calf shoe, bals or congress, §2.25, at Price's shoe store. Id!) Robinson avenue- *  The Third Distnct convention of the \V. C. T. I'., held at the Baptist ehmch Thursday afternoon of last week, was well attended. Among the speakers wero Mrs. Judge Carter, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. E. L. Champliu, Mrs. Watson Thatcher and Miss A. Melville.  Three hundred paiis ladies' small  size  shoes for 50 ets., 75 cts. and $i.00 a pair. Pillinger Shoe Co.  The Silver Grey contest iu the W. C. T. rooms Thursday evening of last week, was participated iu by nine ladies with gray hair. The medal wus awarded to Mrs. M-D. Judd of tho Walnut street union.  Surprise Employment Bureau. 227 Park avenue. Girls wauled. Good situations. * The Cicero wheelmen gave a vaudeville show at Library hall, Thursday evening of last week, aud a full house greeted the per-formorf. Tho two comedians, Oarues and Webster, wore well received. The whistling solo aud cornet imitations by \V. W. Yauos-dell were features of the program.  Buy your lawn grass soed at Zimmerman iY Routh's. Wholesale or retail. *  "pans" pin, or badgo, which he carried on the lapel of his coat. The alleged theft occurred on a Like street car, and was witnessed by the conductor who corroborated Smith's testimony.' Justice Amarson dismissed the case for 'lack of sufficient evidence.  The Lennox club gave a card-party last Friday evening at the home of Mr. Chas. Stratford, Waller avenue and Frink street. About twenty were present. Tho first prizs was won by Miss May Potwin and Arthur Martin, and the second by Miss M. Konnedy and Byron Dowse. Among those present wero MisBes Wallaoe, Miller, Banta and Haggard; Messrs. Badger, Vale, Mollin ond Biggs.  E. P. Martin has received his spring stock of wall paper—30,000 rolls of all grades, from 3c up  The little girl of Mr. R. Leidermann, Chicago avenuo and Franklin street, succumbed to an atti.clc of quinzy on Tuesday. Tlio remains wore interred in Forest Home cemetery.  Kilpatrick Post, G. A. R., has accepted tho iuvitation extended by Rov. Mr. Sattor-field to attend his church ou Memorial Sunday.  Go toE. P. Martin, S. Boulevard, opposite N. W. depot, if you want white lead and oil. Ho sells at city prices. *  Miss Addio Austin of 5723 Cedar street, has quito recovered from her recent illness.  Mrs. Stephens of North Pine avenue, has been indisposed for tho past two weeks.  Get j our Easter eggs at the Austin Packing Company.  storage-clean, convenient, cheap. P. G. Biggs it Sou, 103 North Park ave. *  The program rendered by the Derthick Musical club, at the residence of Mrs. Titus, Central avenue, Friday evening of this week, consisted of selections from Ruben-stein instead of Beethoven, as at first announced.  A few more fifty foot lots loft in that tine subdivision north of Chicago avenuo, at $000 each; S50 cash; §10 monthly. Call and make selection. Fi:ani; L. Race, 5021) Lake Btreet. *  Mrs. McCaull of Pine avenue, returned from her visit to Ohio this week.  "A Life Without Miracles" will be the subject ot Rev. Mr. Bartlett's discourse next Sunday morning. Iu the evening thero will be an evangelistic service, preceding which eight now members will be bapti/.jd aud received into the church.  List your houses, flats, or cottages to rent with P. G. Biags .t Sou, 103 N. Park avenuo.  A beautiful championship banner has beeu presented to the Austin High schoo.1-baso-ball tPiim by Prof. B. F. Buck. It is mado of talika silk, measures 18 by JO inches, aud the gold lettering has a back-ground of red and white. It will hang in the aB-Kembly hall of the High school.  of good shoes. Cliildreus' a specially. First cl iss ra-  KIDGKLAM).  The Ilidgeland Benevolent society meets at the residence of Mrs. John Lyons of H'lrvoy avenue, next Wednesday afternoon.  Miss Cleary. of S. Scoville avenue, gave birth to twiLs on Sunday last.  Mr. John Came, an old resident of llidge-laud, but no*' residing iu California, arrived 011 a visit to friends this week. Mr. Carun was accompanied by his son aud daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Came.  Rev Mr. Bartlett will occupy the pulpit of the Second Congregational church at both servicos next Sunday. In tho morning he wili speak 011 "Uorecogniznl Christians," and the evening subject will be "Tho Dramatic Power of tho Bible."  "Mrs. Jarley's Wax Works" will be presented at tho Congregational church next Thursday evening.  The Moliere club have prepared au unusually fine program for their entertainment at the Prairie club on Friday evening of next week.  Mrs. Townsend will hold a "Baby Reception'' next Saturday afternoon.  Don't Forget—One of those elegant nut coffee cakes will bo giveu away every Thursday afteroootr foreach 25 XXXXblue labols saved from my loaves. Albert Burgess, successor to Geo. Nordenholt, < >ak Park.  Mombers of the Oak Park Cricket club will meet and begiu to prepare their giouuds at Ridgeland for tho coming season which opens early in May. Soveral dates have already been arranged for games aud with the new strength added, a successful season is anticipated. The Secretary, Mr. B. Lockyer, Wesley avenuo, Oak Park, will be pleased to give information regarding the club.  A remarkable exhibition is announced for next Tuesday evening at tho Congregational church. It »ill consist of a series of illustrations of the great "X" ray discovery, and will bo given by Mr. Gardiner of the Western Electric company. A large screen will be uBed on which to throw tho various interesting views, which will include a human hand aud arm photographed by tho cathode light. Mr. Gardiner will also exhibit 175 beautiful views of tho World's Fair, aud these will bo followed by views of Oak Park, taken from the smoke-stack of tho new powerhouse, 200 feet above tho ground. The oxv-hydrogem light will bo used iu the exhibition. Admission is only 25c for adults, and 15c for children.  A large and select gathering is expected at the dance giveu by tho Oak Park Cricket club in Library Hall, Austin, Thursday, April '.Ith.  Zimmerman \ ltoath, 5038 Ohio street. Lawn grass seed.  There will be au informal dance at the Oaks club next Saturday eveniug.  Mr. Nelson Ilallgreu's new bicycle is a rare one. It is one of six made by a yie-chauical genius in Chicago, who christened it "The Oak." It weighs 21 pounds, hus aluminum trimmings, aud is valued at $75.  Working girls, save your earnings! Do it by paying 70 cents per sham monthly iu Chicago National and Savings l ! uion. Mrs. C. M. Young, of The Surprise, Local Agent for Atihtiu aud vicinity. *  Mndamo Baldwin is busy with rehearsals of the pretty operetta " The Tyrolien Queon," which will be presented at Library hall, April 10th and 11th. The entertainment is giveu for tho benefit of the Union Relief society of Austin.  Waugh has the best line of knee pants, Defiance shirts and Stanley caps in Austin for '.he mouey. 23!) Park avenue. *  -The Temple Builders, a young people's uniou of tho Baptist church, will meet at tho residence of Miss Slack next Tuesday eveuing-  Mr. J. F. Craus, lato of North Central aveuue, has removed to Lombard, 111.  $1,000 to loan on Cicero Real Estate. Money ready—larger amounts if desired. Frank L. Race, 502!) Lake st. Open evenings.  A special meeting of the Austin Business Association will likely ba called for Monday evening next, to discuss the project for a u"ew telephone system.  Mrs. Geo. W'. Shearburn will receive a few more pupils iu music at her residenoo, 301 Forest avenue. *  The opening of tho Austin Post office on Sundays between 12:30 aua 1:30 p. m., is not meetiug with general approval. A petition ia now in circulation tu stop the innovation at Oak I'ark, aud it is not unlikely that another will be going the rouudB in Austin very soon.  We have a few pairs of men's aud ladieB shoes, in broken sizes, which can be bought for less than coat. Call aud see them. Repairing neatly done; charges moderate. Price, 10!) Robinson avenue. *  Fred P. Stauley, sou of A. R. Stanley, tho jeweler of 135 Park avenue, appeared before Justice Ams.aou last Friday morning, to answer a chargo of larconcy. The prose-outor was Frauk Smith, au employe of the Cicero aud Proviso Street Railway compauv. Smith accused Stanley of purloining "a  New stock school shoes pairing. Full line of rubbers at the lowest price. C. A. Holmgreu, corner of Chicago avenue aud Frauklin. *  Rov. Thop. Westerdale, pistor of the First Congregational church, will take for his morning subject next Suuday, "Dwellers in God's House." "What Changes the Ileart and Life," will be the topic at tho eveniug service.  D. R. McAuley ..Y Co., real estate, renting aud insurance agents, have a pretty and conveniently arranged branch office at 5017 Lako street, between Park and Waller avenue, where they are carrying on a vigorous campaign in both, their renting and sales departments. Parties having property to sell or rent would do well to patronize thi ■ energetic liiui. *  The Orchestra will play at IheMen's club service at the Presl>yteriau church next Sim-day evening.  The Grand Opera is being well attended by residents of Austiu and Oak Park. The favorite night is Wednesday.  A Snap—0-rooui Cottage, large east front corner lot 41 x 125 ft. Both hot aud cold water, etc. Terms to suit. Call at 13!) Alma st., Austiu.  C. E. Pratt is erecting a residence near the Franklin street station of the Chicago & Northern Pacific road and expects to occupy it early 111 the spring. M rs. Pratt is a sister of Mrs. John Farison, of Oak Park.  Choice Lots- -Sewer, water, gas, etc. §500. §25 cash ; §5 monthly. Frei! J. Freeuuu, cor. Chicago avenue and Fifty-second St., Austiu. Monev loaued to build. *  Mrs. Louis A. Pratt of Wausan, Wis., is the guest of Miss Elizibeth Gardner of South Park avenue.  Miss Anne Montgomery of the University of Illinois, Champaign, visited Miss Gardner during tho week.  A 8-room Homo on Willow avenue, east front, §2100. Less thau foreclosure. Easy Urms. Frank L. Race, 502!) Lako st. *  Cupid has been loitering about tho office of the Civil Eugineer iu the Town hall ever since the first of the yeur. Mr. R. A. Carpenter field-man, surprised his friends a few weeks after Christmas by joining the rauks of the benedicts, and was soon followed by B. C. Braudstead, the draughtsman, who also discovered that it was uot good for man to be aione. Quite recently it has leaked out that Frank Yale, the rod-man, intends shortly to take uuto himself a wife, and of comse ovory one knows by this time that Harry Potwiu, the head of the staff, will be married iu April—about the 10th. The name of the future Mrs. Polwin has also beon discovered. She is Miss Kittio Neumau, a young lady moving iu the highest society, and at present residing on Cass street, Chicago. It is said that aftei the wedding Mr. and Mrs. Potwin will make their home on South Park avenue.  TOWNSHIP OF PROVISO.  MAY WOOD.  Mr; C. E. Blake is ill with pnenmonia.  Miss Alice Wheaton, who has been so dangerously ill, is slowly improving.  Tho Social Circle was entertained by Mrs. Simpson of Twenty-third avenue, last Saturday evening.  Dress-making parlors are soon to be opened in the new building on Ninoteonth avenue, WeBt Maywood-  Tho LidioB' Aid society of tho M. E. church, met Thursday of this woek with Mis. Letherman. Lunch was served.  Mr. Franklin Wing is ill with an attack of diphtheria.  A small number of neatly trimmod 1 nts of tho latest patterns at Mrs. E. D. Hum-phreville'p, 0 North Fifth avenue.  Mr.». Dr. Curtis Beebo of Chicago, spent tho day with Mrs. French, Tuesday of this week.  Mrs. Oliver Donaldson, Jr., liaBrooovered sufficiently to be able to return to hor home in Pearl City, Iowa.  Mr. Reynolds is building a two-story double Hat ou Thirteenth avonuo and St. Charles Road, for a lady in Chicago.  Mr. Roy Merritt of Chicago, spent last Monday with his mother, Mrs. J. Merritt.  Tho monthly business meotiug of the Congregational V. P. S. C. E., was held Monday evening, ot tho home of the Recording Secretary, Mr. David P. Ballard.  Hattie Grueschow gives a party Saturday afternoon, Marcii 28th, iu honorof her thirteenth birthday.  Ladies hairdressing, shampooing and cutting iu all tho latest styles, at Mrs. E. D. Humphrevillo's, 0 North Fifth ave .ue. *  Mrs. James Morrill spent last week with friends- 111 Aurora. Mr. Merrill wont out Saturday, aud tfcey returned together Sunday afternoon.  Mr. nnd Mrs, Kibby, of Sixteenth aveuno iuouru the loss of their three-year-old child, who died Sunday of membranous croup.  Mr. and Mrs. Pellou are visiting friends in West Chicago.  St. Mary's Guild met Thursday afternoon ot this week with Mrs. Tate.  Ladies' and Misses' hats trimmed iu all tho latest stvles for 20c, children's lor 15c, by Mrs. W.J. Gilbert.  Mib. Rosb of West Chicago, Bpenl last week with her sister, Mrs. Russell of Ninth avenue, who has been very ill.  Tho young daughter of Mr. aud Mrs. H. II. Nichols, at the early ago of four weeks, has two teeth. No doubt this is "the uew woman."  Mrs. Rehbein of Oak Park spout Sunday with her sister, Mrn. W. E. Murphy, of North First avenue.  The littlo Bon of Mr. aud Mrs. Fleming, of Sixteenth avenue, died March 10th, of pueumouia, aged two and a half years.  Mrs. Stoue of First avenue, who has beeu ill for a number of weeks, is again able to be out.  Mr. aud Mrs. John Ilenich, of Glen Ellyu, and Mr. Woerner of Chicai>o, spent Sunday with tho family of W. J. Giluert.  Don't forget to call at 150 South Sixth avenue, and see Mrs. W. .1. Gilbert's Hue assortment of ready trimmed hats; prices ranging from $1.7'.l up. *  No two hats alike at Mrs. E. D. Hum-pbrevillt's millinery store, 0 North Fifth avenue. *  The people of West Maywood aro much pleased with their latest improvement—the electric light in the pavilion 011 St. Charles Road.  The uew buildings on Fifth avenue aro progressing rapidly. Mr.-. W. J. Gilb rt will occupy a part of Mr. J. King's building, with a first-class millinery store.  R. B. GOODE,  Clieiiix-dt And Mint Pracllcul  . UPHOLSTERER  — : AND : —  Furniture Repairer.  CARPETS cUmiioiI, laid and renovated. Chairs reeainod, Curtains luing. etc. M.ittrosses made and renovated. Furniture packed tor shipment. References I'tirnislied.  57(>9 Chicago Avenue,  ^ AUSTIN.  IvOiivc orders at P. At, Biirclny's, IOI  M. Halloweir.s, 5<>4:i Lake St., Austin, Marion St., Oak Park.  or  F. J. SWITZER & CO.,  PAINTS,  OILS,  WALL PAPER,  PAINTERS' SUPPLIES  AHD  GLASS.  Wall l'a]»'!'. 1 ets. per n>l liest Floor Varnish, $1 ..",11  - -lMv'lCF. 1 and up. pin- frai. 1  l'.KAT DOWN  1.IST-i'ure White >est. Gilder's  I.ea< Whi  . 4 ct.« per ìli. .'nifi. 1 er. peril).  TOWN l'KICKS...  11 Forty-Eighth St.,  7 doors N. of Lake st., Mordami,  I :}(*>!> W. Madison St.,  CHICAGO.  J. ROTHENBERG & CO.,  DYERS AND CLEANERS  OF LADIES' AHD GENTLEMEN'S WEARING APPAREL.  Household <»oods of Ever.v Jh'seription.  niti<;ent voice. This is the second entertainment at which sho has BtinK ami we hope it may not be the last. The pastor voiced the thanks of the Social Committee to the participants in the concert and especially to those who hwl come from Cbicigo to assist. The concert was iu every way a cuccess.  07 MARION ST., Next door tor. 0.  <;ool)S ( Al.1.F.I) FOK ANI) DFL1 YF.KKD.  OAK PARK.  TOWN OF CICERO.  ELECTION NOTICE.  A WOSUKItl'l'I. INSTITUTION.  There is an institution iu this country whose history of remarkable growth must be of interest to those acquainted with it. Within a few short years it has utown from a very Biuall beginning to one of the lirst institutions of the laud. Selling goods as it does direct from tho manufacturer to tho consumer ou au economic, one small profil plan, its business has enlarged until it now occupies one of tho largest busiuess block; iu Chicago au;i employ h bot ween UHl mid 500 people. Its entire establishment is de voted to out-of-town mail order trade. Its wonderful growth is evidence of its sterling integrity, extraordinary nbilitv ar>d unquestioned financial ttauding. Iu f.ict, we ate in receipt of a letter from tho National Hank of Illinois, of Chicago ouo ot' the largest and most reliable financial institutions iu Chicago, a concern with a capital of $2,000, -000 00; also a letter from National liank of the Kepublie, of Chicago, one of the soundest liuaucial institutions of Illinois, with a capital of SI,000,000.Ull, wherein they say that they are personally acquainted with tho stockholders, that the institution is reputable aud thoroughly responsible, aud that thorough confidence can be had iu auy representations it makes. Iu f.ict wo are in receipt of indisputable evidence as to tho reliability of this institution, aud wo feel safe iu saying that our readers cau place implicit confidence in this house, and that they will receive the same prompt, careful aud courte jus treatment tho members would like to receive wero they in your place.  The wonderful facilities of this institution for supplying merchandise at manufacturer's prices is certainly of great interest to all economic buyers.  Tho lirm to which this article refers issues a long list of advertising matter, including a mammoth catalogue and many special catalogues, all of which they mail to anyone. Iu fact, they are so thoroughly organized that they make it very easy to do trading with them by mail.  The concern to which this article refors is authorized and incorporated under the laws of tho state of Illinois, with a cash capital of $150,000.00, paid in fui!, a id is Sears, Roebuck A: Co., 175 and 175 West Adams street, Chicago, 111.  The M. W. club was entertained by Mdnies. Kendall aud Schreiber, at tho 1 o ne of Mrs. Kendall, Wednesday afterno m March 18 h. Favors were won by Miss E.fa Kendall and Mrs. Chas. Day. The next meetiug will be at the homo of Simuel Donaldson, Jr., of tho South Side.  Next Sunday night Miss Dora Dodge, a missionary worker among the Sioux, will speak iu the Congregational church. Sho has gained cour-u'eiable reputation in tho East for her ability to interest her audience.  Tillie Anderson, aged twenty years, died Saturday, March 21st, at the homo of her brother, Mr. Chus. Anderson of Second avenue, after a short illness. Tho funeral services v/ere held Sunday from tho residence, and wero conducted by the pastor of tho Swedish Methodist church of Melrose.  — I )nu't Fur^et--One of ckyaut nut  ■ iiM'.-i. . .il will be given away ;vr\y "'Inir -ua\ a'U'ino'.n l"i > . li .:_-. XXXX blue lal : .veii lr11111 my loaves. llicrt llaryc. , > L--..-HI to (■'-••>. Nordenholt, Oal. Park.  Tho bills are out for an eutertaiument iu the Opera hall Tuesday evening, March :S1. Mr. Gilbert Faust, tile mouologist, will ap pear iu a testimonial benefit to little M irion McKen/.ie, assisted by Miss Vera Claire Hamilton, in a"Pantomiuie of the Passions.' The program will iuclude two laughable one-act comedies—' The Proposal" aud "A Happy Pair"—a sceno from "King John," by Mr. Faust and little Marion several vocal numbers by pupils of J. II Kowalski; aud Mr. Faust's famous mono logue from ' Grelcheu," as arranged by himself.  Special Easter services will bo hold at the Congregatioual church April 5th. The usu al thanksgiving ofliring will be trkon. Iu tho evening, the Sunday school will yive au Easter entertainment.  The Maywood "Kafl'j Kranzm" met with Mrs. Charles Hermann Friday afternoon of this week.  Mr. August Roth of 1'eoria, spent last Sunday with his auut, Mrs. Charles Hermann.  Mr. Charles lludel, eouuty clerk of Peoria County, aud Mrs. Rtidel, speut last Sunday with Mr. Rudel's sister, Mrs. Charles Hermann.  Special eximimitions were hold at the Lutheran school. Monday, previous to the continuation service to bo held ou Palm Suu-dav, March ~Jth. Twenty-five will bo continued.  Mr. George llerrick's house on South First uvuuuu is being greatly improved. It has a stone foundation, a uew root'aud is being painted.  The W. C. T. F. will ¡hold a mothers' meeting iu their rooms tho third ot April. Mrs. Amaudu lieeliu in, of tho Chicago West Side Union, and superintendent of F.vun-gelistical work in the prisons and among the policemen, will be present aud i-peak on her work. Tho ram should bo full, when this earnest worker speaks.  Friday evoniug, March 20th, tho closiDg concert of the course of entertainments at tho Congregatioual church. proveJ oue of the best ever giveu iu Maywood. There was a large audience, iu Bpite of tho vilbigd caucus being held tho same eveniug. Miss Emma Herschbiich, a graduato of the Chicago Musical College, opened with a piano nolo "Faust" which was rendered with much sweetness aud expression. Mr. and Mrs. O J. Westcott, and Mr. aud Mrs. E. 11. liaruey sang "Come where the lilias bloom" in their usual pleasing manner. Master Henry Liugeuberg delighted the audience with his violiu solos. Mr. W. H. Jeneson sang a solo with much spirit aud Mr. W. O. Morris proved himself master of the cornet. Miss Mildred Cougdon recited two of Eu gene Field's poems; Miss McVeigh of the Chicago Musical College, rendered an ox celleut piauo solo; Miss Ilattie Grueschow aud Master Harry Wilson won laurels of their own; Mr. Grandlaud of Oak Park gave a guitar solo with pleasiug effect. Mrs. Ida L. Cluson, contralto aud Mrs. Louis llasbrock, soprano, both of whom sing at Immauuel Baptist church, saug several solos accompanied by Mr. Frank l'erce, the organist of that church, lioth were warmly encored, but Mrs. Clason in particular has claruied the Maywood people by her ma;  II AKIJICM.  James Leach, who died in Chicago last week, aged 100 yorrs. was buried iu Forest Home cemetery on Monday.  Theie will bo confirmation services in both of the local churches next I Palm) Sunday.  If you intend to buy a new enrriuee for mby Ibis vear, rail on Chas. F. l>rech*ler, OH and 110 Lake street, and vow will get a bargain. Prices $3.00 and upwards.  Don't Forget —One of those elegant nut jottee cakes will be given nwavi'very Thursday afternoon foreach 25 XXXX blue'.labils saved from my loaves. A Inert Burgess, successor to Geo. Nirdenholt, ( >ak Park.  The private dauco. given on Saturday, tho 21st inst., at Gadnu's II ill, was one of the most enjoyable events of the year. 2 > couples took the ll ror, ami tripped the light, fautastic too to tho strains of IIisselbunge's orchestra. The suppor which followed wns a poem. The committee who managed the all'iir were li. A. 11. Gaden, John Kupple-meyer ami Julius Clamor.  Dr. F. Kahlo hai moved hi-* oflice to Mr. Ylinker's place, 1C>!) Madison street.  Mr. Sigmuud Berliner intends buildirg a house-boat 011 the Desplaiues river, in which to livo during the summer.  If yon intend to buy a uew carriage fo' baby'this year, call 011 Ohas. F. Drechsler. lilts 110 Like street, aud you will gtt a bargain. Price, $3.00 and upwards. "  A fiue program is being prepared for the eutertaiumeut to bo given in tho Madison street Reading Room, Tuesduy evening ol' uoxt week.  Mr. Peter Troost, a sou of Frank Troost, proprietor of tho Marble works, is to be married to a fair Chicago lady sometime in April. A brand now resideuce is being built for the young couple ou Thomas street.  Mrs. Ouiulau, Superintendent of the Reading Room, is quite ill at her home, 120 Madison street.  llarleuiites aro somewhat disgusted over the result of the Maywood Town Caucus held last week The warm speech made by Frank Lehuiau in tho caucus in which ho declared that the village hud been slighted iu tho selection of candidates expressed the general seutiuieut of the citizen*-.  Tho two gaps in the administration ticket weie filled up at a meeting neld by its supporters last week. Clia". Meseko has taken the place of Jacob Gold for Trustee, aud II. C. Meyers has been nominated to succeed himself as Village Clerk.  A fair-siz.Hl burglary, which occurred list Tuesday night, is the talk of the villagr. Thieves broke into tbo grocery store of Ilann Bro's, 1',);! Madisou street., and secured plunder to the value of nearly $100. Almost the entire stock of tobacco was taken, aud an overcoat worth $25, was not overlooked. Tho local police are at work on tho case.  liilly" Kebock won tho watch. A horse belonging to George Kennedy, of the Cicero Laundry, caused some excitement on Desplaiues avenuo, last week, by running away. It was cupturod after a hot chase.  The Harlem liase-Iiall team is busy practicing, and may bo depended upon to make a creditable showing this year.  Frauk Lehman has beon appointed the local agent for K. W. Kempt', consul at Chicago for Nicaragua.  From the Harlem Witness: "Mr. O. M Donaldson, who has beeu connected with Proviso Vindicator in a reportorial capacity, has resigned his position with thst paper, aud is "utting his eutiro time 011 Matkon" and Maid, a paper of which he is editor and proprietor. Mr. Donaldson is a good newspaper man, and made numerous friends iu Harlem."  Lovely babv carriages may be had from Chas. F. Drechsler, 108-lio Lake street, Oak Park. The prices run from $1! upwards. *  Mr. W. C. Wright, late of Elgin Btreet, has taken up his resideuce in Oak I 3 ark. .  PUBLIC NOTICE  Is hereby given to the voters of the Town of Cicero, Cook County, Illinois, that au elect ion will be hold  For the purpose of electing the following" otlicers, to-wit:  PRESIDENT of the town, for the term of oue yejir.  sri'EUVISOl:, for the term of one ' year.  roLI.Ei 'TOR, for I he term  ASSESSOi:. for the term  TOWN t'L-KUK. for the year.  J'Kl'STKl-:. for t lie term  ONE I 1 >NSTA 11 I.E. for one year.  >f one year, if one year, term of  one  f four years, the terni of  And that the po.lir. - places for ihe various precincts in said Town will bo the same as named by the Board of Election ( ommissionors of Cook County, and t hat said polling places will be  open from SIX (6) O'CLOCK A. M., until FOUR (4) O'CLOCK P. M-. » D   the day of said election.  NELSON HALLCREN.  Town Clerk, Cicero. Austin. March 0th, IMiii.  VILLAGE OF  RIVER FOREST  PROPOSALS WANTED,  Sealed Proposals ¡ire invited up to April titli. IS'.ni. at 7: 50 p. in., for furnishing all Materials and Labor and erecting 1  a Frame Building 1  for an  Engine House and Public Hail,  in accordance with the plan and specifications 011 tile in the ollice of the Village Clerk, at ,;i)l Forest Avenue.  The President and Board of Trustees of the Village of River Forest reserve the right to reject any »rail proposals. GEO. W SI I KAl; I!L" UN.  Village Clerk. River Forest, .March 12th. lS'.Hi.  A V;illiable i'rescription.  Editor Morrison of Worthingtou, Ind., "Sun," writfrn: "You have a v»luablo prescription in Electric Bitters, and I c»u cheerfully recommend it for Constipation and Sick Headache, aud as a general Bystem tonic it has no equal." Mtb. Annie Stehle, 2G25 Cottage Grove aveuue, Chicago, was all run down, could not eat or digest food, had a backache which never left her and felt tired and weary, but Bix bottles of Electric Bitters restored her health aud renewed her strength. Prices 50 oents aud §1.00. Get a bottle ut the Drug Stores of L. M. Lovett, Oak Park, aud K. H. Traill, Austin.  AN AI'STIS I.ADV IN HIDING.  Sir. Win. Worthy, a stone contractor living at oil» Franklin street, called on Capt-Ilaiisberry of the Austin police force last Sunday morning, and asked the hitter's assistance iu locating his wife, who had run away. Mr. Worthy said his wife was forty years old. aud the mother of fourteen children. Notwithstanding this she had disappeared as completely as a young lady o£ eighteen who goes off to Milwaukee to marry the man of her choice. Tho mechanism of the law was set in motion at once, and every effort was mado to capture the missiug ludy. Capt. 11 insberry tiuiilly took the matter into his own hands, and, after a little skillful detcctive work, Mrs. Worthy was found. Her hiding-place proved to be at 517 Frauk-liu street, aud this is just next door to her own home. When discovered, Mrs. Wor'hy charged her husband with cruelty, aud declared that Bhe had doue with him for life. Sho would get u divorce. Oa Wednesday last, tho coup'e met together in a downtown lawyer 's oflice, where a formal agree-meut of separation was dr.iwu up. Mrs. Worthy accused her husband of lacking her up for hours in close confinement, and ol other things. The affiir created a little sensation in the vicinity for sev-iril days.  Kev./Mr. Pooley will pre icb at b:itb ser-victs >n the Methodist church, Oak Park, on 1 eU Sunday. The morniug topic ia "I ufailing Goodness." Evening . "The Eirly Yoke.''   

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