Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Sterling Standard (Newspaper) - October 9, 1890, Sterling, Illinois EIGHT 41 OCTOBER RAILWAY TIME Atlantic tieiiTcr Oveiltnd Clinton Thit Omaha Clinton Paewmeer and Hurling Ptmengcr ran except All otlier traloa Freight train going m carry AgenU BURLINGTON A QUINCI Going Went SO 49 Arrive from 85 41 Onlng R mr 70 Freight Arrive from n TT freight PaBencer M connects with trains cut and on Ulluton Branch with A at liork Iclnnd cant and went with main line for point ConncU and aud lor KauHM Cfty ILLINOIS CKNTKAL AT Uolng Going Paxaongcr Paiwetiier BTEKLINO COKUKOTKD KVKR1T THUBSDAT V O4 oo 005B4 28 V oo WiH 60 llvo 8 8 FAUM V 8 V 16 V us V 60 MorrU 8 00 7 00 1 20 6 CO At COAL And the place to get the best is at MOSES Jf you want to tteane your order your KINDLINQ WOOD COUNCIL nt A1OSK8 of WA TER JA KS mode at O market jirlca for 6 It A Iff at DfLLON8 K paid AU kinds of WOOD WO UK done at DILLONS Planing Leave your orders for 8TOK3I SASH early at MOSES Subscribe for the only BLOSS COUNCIL Council met in regular Platt and honorMay or Brewer on motion of chosen Minutes of last regular and of special meetings held on 23d and were read and Conlon and Miller Werutz offered the following That the proceedings of the City Council be published in the Evening at a coat not to ex ceed per And moved its Niles moved as a that the resolution be referred to the com mittee On Miller read a communication from chief fire asking for the purchase of certain sap plies lor to committee on i ire and l Klmbro presented au application from for permission to op erate a bowling alley in basement of Maennerclior Keferred to on Platt read the application of Smith and for li censes to make sewer Re ferred to on Streets and Platt offered the following reso lution That city attorney of the city of and is hereby directed to tile In the county court of the county of White and State of a petition for proceedings to assess the coot of an Improvement in said known as a permanent sidewalk improvement in Wallaces addition to the city of Ster as established by ordinance of said in pursuance of article iilue of an act entitled an Act to provide tor the incorporation of cities aud vil approved April aud pre sent said petition to said and thereby procure the appointment ot commissioners to assess the cost of said improvement under said act and or And moved its ayes Platt offered the following That city attorney of the city of and is hereby directed to file in the county cpurt of county of White and State of a petition for proceedings to assess the cost of an Improvement in saM olty known as a permanent improvement in Wallace and Gaits addition to the city of as established by an ordin ance of said In pussuance of arti cle nine of an act entitled an Act to provide for the incorporation of cit ies and April and present said petition to said and thereby procure the appoint ment of commissioners to assess the cost of said improvement under said act and And moved its ayes Platt following That Aaron Wolfers city attorney of the city of and he Is hereby directed to lie in the county court of the county of and State of a petition for proceedings the cost of an improvement in said known as a permanent sidewalk In Lipes and Lef overs additions to the city of as established by an ordinance of said in pursuance of article nine 9 of an act entitled an Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and approved April and present said petition to said and thereby procure the appoint ment of commissioners to assess rhe cost of said improvement under said and And moved its Conlou presented bills of Steri ng Gas and Electric Light street gilts for name for light ng city which were re erred to on Wilson Platt presented following bills 81 referred to onFire McCune referred to on Public ying 831 Wall aum Stone 25 5 leveland Stone lacine Conn Engineers ay roll for general pay Rife balance on all of which were re erred to the committee on Streets and Wilson presented and read a ommunlcatlon signed by Antho y and protesting against the aying of permanent sidewalks at their xpense along lots block Vallaces which was referred o on Streets and Werntz presented the applica on of Hyde for permission tore move a frame house from 1st be ween Oth and 7th to lot lock Lefevres Refened o com on Fire and Platt presented bill of Al printing and re erred to on Streets and Niles presented and read the ollowlng report 6f the City Treasurer o the Mayor and City Council of the City The City rould respectfully submit follow ng report for the month ending Sep 1890 CONSOLIDATED 29 J M fines and 106 J F 11 21 ot J F li 10 City warrants 86003 Elegant Doalgns In Ladles JkOontaV WATCHES Latest Styles In JEWELRY 15 East Third A SPECIAL The members of the Board of Trade held a Speoal Meet ing and resolved that Wilsons is the piaofl to go for bargains in Staple and Fancy Crockery and Duiuth arid other brands of Flour kept in Fruits and Vegetables ar rive 308 Locust STERLING STEAM DYEWQRga 6KNT8 CljOTUlNO DIED AID EEPW ID firstclass or AUo Platt offered the following That Aaron Wolfers city attorney of the city of Ster and he is hereby directed to file in the county court of the county of and State of a peti tion for proceedings to assess the cost of an improvement in said known an a permanent sidewalk improvement west of Broadway in said city as estab lished by an ordinance of said city in pursuance of article nine 9 of an act entitled an Act to provide for the in corporation of cities and ap proved April and present said petition to said court and thereby pro cure the appointment of commission ers to iisaeaa the cost of said improve ment under said act and And moved its Carried Dress Gools to anyuliaila or Of Alt wwrk wnt o us will receive prompt Platt offered the following That Aaron Wolfers city attorney of the city of Ster aud be is hereby directed to Me in the county court of the county o and State of a petl tion for proceedings to assess the cos of an improvement in said knowi as a permanent sidewalk Improvement east of Broadway in said aa estab lished by an ordinance of said city in pursuance of IX of an act an Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and approved April and present said petition to said court aim thereby procure the ap pointment of commissioners to asses the cost of said improvement unde said act and And moved its Carried ayes Alexander presented bill o which was referred to on Alexanderpresented bills from Sterling Water moving water rent for jauitora water rental for city Referred to on Fire and Alexander presented bills of il police aer 911 feeding prison and moved that rules be bills allowed and orders draw upon Consolidated Carrlcx ayes Nlles presented bill of printing fur and moved that rules be suspends bill allowed and order drawn upoa lib rary ayes Conlou ureseutwt bill of I publishing Balance 70 WATER 29 City warrants 43477 Balance 62 LIBRARY 81 Ulty wairanU 44 GO Balance 31 LIGHT Balance of J K 17 ISO City warrants paid 2030 Balance EWERAQK JcptTTT City warrants Balance EWERAQE 93 78 of WP 340 438 78 City warrants 52 Balance 3826 CITY BUILDING 734 12 City warrants 8535 Balance 77 MAYORS SO CO Balance 3060 PERMANENT SIDEWALK 66 13820 ot W P M Keod ol W P 81 498 88 City warrants Balance Summary of Cash on Hand Consolidated 1276 Water 38462 3ia 31 jlght 1068 41 2041 74 tewerage special 3826 City Building 848 77 3060 Permanent Sidewalk 232 62 79 Respectfully City Subscribed and sworn to before me this 6th day of Notary And moved that it be received and Platt moved that the Council go into committee of for the consideration of Sewer Rules and Reg Council reconvened by the chairman chairman of the Ju diciary presented and read the following report COUNCIL To the May or and Aldermen of the City of in City Council assem bled Your to whom was re ferred the matter of the contract fo lighting the city by Electric Light Co and report the beg leave to sub mit the following report on the mat ters before them That on the 80th day of contract was entered Into between the city of Sterling and the Sterling Gas which agreement is now in the hands of the City and reads as follows see whereby for five years one hundred and eighty or more lights of twentyfive caudle power were to be the same to be fin ished in ninety days from that time Belaya occurred until 1889 when the company presented the fol lowing communication To the Mayor and Council of tht City of Sterling In compliance with the request o your committee who waited upon we respectfully make the folio win statement After entering into a contract wit the the city for lighting the streets with Incandescent we secured a wa ter power under a good stage o will develop one hundred am lifty horse while at no time d we peed to exceed seventyfive horse and having been familiar with the nature of Rock river for the pas twentyfive we had no reason tc fear BO low a stage of water that th ifllniuium jupaount ot power needec would fail in had every rewoq to supfrtae teat we would jower at least until the breaking up of le ice next We therefore lade no provision for any substitute or watet but made our ar rangements to place during the winter substantial and sufficient steam plant o drive our dynamos independent of water so as to be prepared for njemergencyatthebreak I n p of he Ice contrary to all expecta ions of ours and the unusual stage of we find ourselves short of power or one or two hours on two evenings fthe team plant cannot be furnished at and to go upon the market now nd buy would not only be to compel us to buy an inferior but also at greater According to all records of water sta tes of previous We have every eason to expect before freezing up a ufflcient stage of water for all our re and we respectfully ask our indulgence for a reasonable time during which time we shall use very effort to urge the completion of nr steam and also on the nights when we llnd we are short of power to shall light the gas lamps during uch shortage of We are aware we have not been able to comply with mr contract with the city up to this and do not ask for full payment according to but only nccord ng to services STERLING By JOIIN Since that time seems to mve been done towards remedying the viz Want of sutflclent power to maintain and produce the light con racted the Council in the mean Ime paying the contract sub until the month of and since which time no payments ave been because of the failure f the company to furnish light requir ed by the contract The admitted appears to be the want of power matter the Council cannot other than by refusing to make any more payments under the So far as can be learned from the Com mittee on nothing has been done by the company towards putting n steam power to aid the water rVithout this being no improve ment on present light can be expect and until the requirements of con Tact are carried out and accepted by the Council no money should be AU of which Is respectfully submit JOHN JAMES And moved that it be accepted and he clerk Instructed to serve the Light Co with Alexander reported favorably upon the applications of Smith and Harriman for sewer and moved that they be granted upon compliance with the ordinance goverri ng ayes Werntz reported approved the 1H of Bates and moved that same be allowed and order drawn on Consolidated ayes Miller reported favorably upon be petition of and moved petitioners prayer be Miller reported approved bill of and moved that same se allowed and order drawn upon the Water ayes Wllspn reported favorably upon he application of for li cense to operate a bowling alley in Dasement of Maennerchor and moved that same be granted and that he permission to take out license for fowling alley in basement of Farwell heretofore be ayes Wilson from the on Print reported the following resolution That the committee on Printing and is instructed to cause the proceedings of the City Council to be published in the Sterling dally at a cost not to exceed four 4 dollars per set in Brevier type that a sufficient number of copies of on be furnished the Council without addi tional and this be continued only to close of fiscal Wilson moved the of this ayes Wilson presented this That the tax levy for the year for the Consolidated fund be anticipated by the Issuance 01 six per interest bearing treasury And moved its ayes Conlon reported approved the bill of Adams and moved that same be allowed and order drawn upon the Consolidated ayes Platt presented Rules and reg ulations governing the building and re pairing of private and connecting sew ers and house plumbing in the city o and moved the pas sage and that 1000 copies be printed and attached to the sewer or ayes STANDARD 1 notice a long edl orial in the Evening Gazette reflecting n my action in reference to printing he Council proceedings and also on me asa member of the I 11 not argue the bnt simply BY the writer of that editorial makes alse statements and then proceeds to 11 bis paper with arguments similar n When mans age and xperience come to then Tie will e able to get somewhere near the truth nd be responsible for his Monday evening the laughable com edy of Chick will be In which Swltzer is said to be very Prices will be 25 and 35 for encral Every person that uys a reserved seat for Monday even ng will receive a ticket for their lady ree of charge at the Cash Jioriual The City Normal Class meets or recitation at the Baptist church on londay evenings at halfpast All Sundayschool teachers are FRED The United irethren Mission of this will lec 11 re on temperance in Jordan Center Thursday at 7 lowin Butt kerson F L Johnson 75 Thos less Pay Rolls for Septembe Ed Hill 25 E W Payne Racine Construction Co scrip Wallbaum Btone Co less and moved that same bi allowed and orders drawn upon the Permanent Sidewalk fund for Sewer funds and Consolidate ed fuud ayes on behalf of Streets and Alleys asked for furtue time to report upon the sewer case in which James Harden and others seek Wilson moved that the Streets and Alleys committee be instructed tc report upon this Harden sewer case a next regular Platt moved that W P Palmer Superintendent of be appointee Superintendent of Sewers pro tern ayes Platt moved that the Supto Streets give notice to the throng the daily what action proper owners are required to take befor making aewer and to in form them that copies of the ordlu aud rules and regulations govern ing can be procured upon appi cation to the City Platt moved that the City At torney be to prepare a pro PwWWkbojjdtobettaaS1 hi Ilatt moved that the on treets and Alleys be instructed to ad ertlse for bids for the construction of ewer on Fourth street west of avenue provided it Is the opinion of the City action is ayes On motion the Council Real Estate AND itj and Fan Property ant Western LanJs for THCE EXCURSION TH18 Now Is the time to secure a good home cheaper lianwlll bo offered and surrounded by ood Aduntijei of School Is It not tetter to own a arm and have all you Imn pay the price of a farm In rents every few pars Oo aud select a farm on next cheap Ex urslonTUESDAY HUBBARD CLOSING OUT PUBLIC SALE SHORT HORN CATTLE will soil my entire herd ot pure bred Short Cuttle nhoiit 40 IIPJW of registered animals at Public on nt Prairie Rtock Hvo miles northeast ol itcrllng and seven miles west of Tills Herd Is composed of 30 females and 0 TWO of which are pure Scotch bred ani one an extra Una large enoiiKli for The following families are represented Young Desde Young Hoseniarv and Fltz Filigree 80772 Filigree will also be A BET of Herd Books 35 volumes In all will be sold at private Lunch will be served at U Bale to begin at TERMS OP8ALE A credit of one year will be with ap proved without Interest If paid when lue If not so 8 per from date of light per discount for fleams will meet persons wishing to attend the ale at the Northwestern depot at bring hem to and return them when sale Is ABIJAH SOL THIRD GREAT ANNUAL AUCTION SALE DILLONS STOCK Five miles southeast ot two miles east of the U older and the 320 Acre Farm Known as the Dillon Stock JIOI19K88 bred to Rawsons Percho ron borne e grade Iercherohj thre high grade ShortHorn Dred to my thoroughbred Imported Ked 1olled bull Davygon 4GO 6 high grade Holatluu Cowsjbred Imported Angus uull No Purchasera will secure valuable calves from these Most bt the cows are due to calve 20 head of young 3 young stela 1 cross bred Angus 3 cross bred Kod 1olled Also a lot ot have decided to close out my herd ot PolandChlnasBrood Hows recorded In head young sound and Block Farm In slating of 330 This form can be divided Into two U and will beoSered as a whole or divided to suit wishes of I consider tills farm my best and would not part with It but that I nave arranged to extend my mauufactorlng Interest largelytttiul will neces sarily engage time heretofore given to farm In terest I nave spent money freely on thb In the way of buildings and Tin arm Is In good condition to make money 01 mock aud all kinds ot farm produce have and It looks as U It had couie to Farm lands no doubt will advance largely In the near Is not UiU a time to buy and secure tht and not wat until land has There Is no mortgage on the Title good terms liberal low rate of Terms announced on duy of TERMS A credit of ten months will be given on with approved without Interest If uali when due If not paid when g per Irou A dlscouut allowed for cash at the rate o 8 per per No property reiuovei uutll settled Lunch at U Sale to commence promptly at W Transportation will be furnished to visitor from a by calling at uiy office lu Hoci SOL Administrators Estate of HENRY The undersigned having been appointed Ad uilulstrutcU of the estate of Hours Freeman late ot the County of WhtUskle aud State of 111 hereby gives notice that she wi appear before the County Court of Whltesid county the County Court m at the December OQ the Pint ifoiwteji in December at which time till peraoua having claim iMUiit salt aro nollQed and u attend lor the purpose ol having the samem All persons Indebted to told estate reuuoxttxl to maktt ttiiiueilinU Call and nee what we Office at Philip Nices g making tht o be had iti the alwayi is better now han ever Do you want n firstdata Crnv India Ink or Pantette Por raitf He can it for Now the time to place your ioliday for this an low as firstclass work can bt 10 EAST THIRD CHAMGERLIH DEALftftS tK v 4 Real Estate ALL KINDS OF PROPERTY BOUGHT AH9 SOLD ON Southeast Corner Gait OFFICE OPEN f SFfllOIERV AND WALLPAPER AT i HALT AND BEAD if HAS to One Door West of Schnioegers Where you are asked to ejill and leave your orders for STAPLE FANCY GROCERIES f Canned Green We do and will sell Groceries as cheap as the cheap and guarantee you square o JOHN Of twenty years experience as Pharmacist and And of KLINE learned Is now permanently engaged with YOU NEVEE SAW THE ao TO BRESSLER t SONS fiHB FEUIT8 OF AU FLOUR YOU NKVJBB SAW THE latcd as fine as silk made out ol the flutujt bacd FRUIT you NEVBU SAW TUB fh 3 ages and Ireah f roiii All S DRIED 4 aiid CANDIES
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.