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Ashton Gazette (Newspaper) - September 23, 1920, Ashton, IllinoisThe Gazette vol. Xxvi. No. 31. Lowden ticket. Is big vote Fred Sterling and Louis l. Emmerson Lead contested votes Tourtillott and Byers win Lee county gets both Republican nominees for general Assembly. To state treasurer Fred Sterling and Secretary of state Louis Emmerson go the honors of polling the largest majorities in the Republican primaries in Lee county wednesday according to the official totals compiled by the canvassing Board which completed its work b riday evening. Or. Sterling a majority of 3467 was the Banner ote. While Emmerson was next with a majority of 3206. The Complete official vote for All the candidates on the Republican ticket was for 1. S. Senator mckinley�?2544 men 1738 women total 4282. Smith�?012 men 370 women total 1312. Chipperfield�?437 men 226 women total .663. Mckinley a plurality Over Smith is 2970 and Hia majority Over both is 2307. For governor. Small-r-1129 men 445 women total 1547. Wooduff�?117 men 45 women total 162. Carlstrom�?360 men 228 women total 588r oglesby�?2295 men 1701 women total 3996. Oglesby a plurality Over Small is 2422, and his majority Over All is 1622. Lute want governor miller�?908 men 326 women total 1234. Sterling�?2825 men 1876 women total 4701. Sterling a majority�?3467. / for Secretary of state emmerson�?2760 men 1736 women total 4406. Reid�?915 men 375 women total 1209. Emmerson majority�?3206. For auditor johnson�?1212 men 480 women total 1692. Russel�?2260 men 1523 women total 3783. Russel a majority�?2091. For state treasurer keys�?2267 men 162b women total 3892. Miller�?1248 men 403 women total 1651. Keys majority�?2241. For attorney general barr�?1151 men 387 women total 1538. Brundage�?25q0 men 1761 women total 4261. Brundages majority 2723.for clerk supreme courts schneider�?917 men 298 women total 1215. Vail�?2178 men 1586 women total 3764. Butts�?308 men 76 women total 384. Vail a majority�?2165. For congressman at Large a Mason 1516 men 688 women total 2104. Tates�?1403 men 624 women total 2027. Brown�?15&7 men 1217 women total 2814. Day�?1436 men 1200 women total 2636. For clerk appellate court johnson�?1835 men 948 women total 2833. Snow�?1303 men 729 women total 2032.a for congressman. Mckenzie�?3275 men 1880 women total 5155. For senatorial committeeman smith�?2833 men 1335 women total 4168.for state senator wright�?2888 men 1566 women total 4454. For representative byers�?5321 men 3524 women total 8845. Tourttllott�?4336 men 2971 women total 7308. Harris�?1354 men 478 women total 1832. Allen�?610 men 254 women total 864. Far circuit Clef rosecrans�?2970 Man 1463 women total 4433. For states attorney gehant�?288 men 128 women total 416. Kelly�?492 men 270 women total 702. Warner�?838 men 381 Worleu total 121�. Keller�?1238 men 901 women total 2133. Wlngert�?634 men 482 women total 1116. Gannon�?631 men 471 women total 1102. V Keller a pluarlity�?914. For Coroner whetston�?1945 men 1186 women total 3131. Morris�?1844 men 1061 women total 2905. A Whetstone a majority�?226. For Surveyor leake�?3255 men 1864 women total 5198.Ashton, Illinois thursday september 23, 1920.a# food to pre War prices s. Kenry Ozan is dead lady was a Brit and reared in this Village. Clifford Knapp received notice of reduction yesterday morning is blow to profiteering a pretty autumn wedding Schafer Burhenn nuptials took place yesterday afternoon. A very pretty Early autumn wedding took place yesterday afternoon at three of clock at the Home of the brides parents or. And mrs. Nathan Bur Henn of Bradford township when their Only daughter miss Florence was United in marriage to or. Albert j Schafer son of or. And mrs. George Vav. Schafer of this City. Invitations were issued to thirty guests. The Home was prettily decorated baskets of ferns Pink carnations Quot and asters being used in profusion. At the appointed hour the Bride and Groom took their places before a Bank of ferns and asters while Mendelsohn a wedding March was played by mrs Roy o. Heibenthal a Cousin of the Bride. Rev. J. Ii. Johnson of Brookville a former pastor of the United evangelical Church in this City United the couple in marriage using the impressive ring ceremony. The Bride was gowned in a dress of beaded White Georgette and can Tail a show Bon net of brides roses. Little miss Faye Schafer a Niece of the Groom acted As ring bearer carrying the ring hidden in a Rose on a Little Cut Glass tray. It following congratulations the guests were ushered to the dining room where three course dinner was served by miss Alma mall a Cousin of the Bride and three friends. Misses celesta kers ten Grace Schafer and Goldie kers ten. The dining room was prettily decorated the color scheme being Pink and White. A Large Basket of Pink carnations formed the Center piece of the brides table with streamers of Pink and White Chiffon extending from the ceiling. The bridal couple left for a wedding trip their destination being unknown. The brides travelling suit was of Navy Blue Trivolette with hat to match. A Large number of relatives and friends join in wishing or. And mrs. Schafer a life of happiness and Prosperity. $2.00 per year in Advance. Reduction will have its affect on the other makes and other lines of business. Reynolds Church news. Services for next sunday september 26, will be As follows. Ashton Church preaching at 9 00 o clock Reynolds Church sunday school at 9 30 a. M., preaching at 10 30 a. M evangelistic services at 7 00 p. Eve very by by Welcome. A revival meeting Vytill be held in the Reynolds Church beginning sunday september 26th and continuing for an indefinite time. Rev. John Buente of Malta and Rev. Philip Beuscher of Freeport will assist the pastor in the meetings. Sunday evening services will begin at 7 00 of clock and on week Day evenings at 7 30 of clock. A cordial invitation is extended to the Public. William Albrecht pastor. The Ford motor company yesterday slashed the Price lists of its cars to pieces and Ford cars will now sell on average of $142 lower on 11 models. Official information of the change in Price was wired to Clifford Knapp local dealer yesterday morning. Although the Ford company has Over 146,000 of unfilled orders the prices go into effect immediately. Wages will remain at their present level. Following is a table of lie old and new prices old new stripped Chassis .$525 $360 runabout. 550 395 runabout with starter 625 465 touring car. 575 440 touring car with starter 650 510 truck Chassis including Der Mountable rims and pneumatic tires. 640 Coupe including starting system and Demountable rims. 850 Sedan including starting system and Demountable rims. 975 Fordson tractor. 850 these prices Are f. O. Detroit consequently local purchasers must add freight and War tax. In announcing the Cut or. Ford said tie remains of mrs. Anna Ozmun was ought to Ashton for burial Suu Fiat the Tody being accompanied Quot by her husband Henry j. Ozmun Slaughter mrs. Annis Gordon and daughter Clarice and a twin sister mrs. Annis Mackay. The deceased was a daughter of Henry Sprague one of the Early citizens of Ashton who passed away a year a Felpo. She was bom in Ashton in 1862 and lived Here until Twenty years of fige when the family moved to grand rapids Michigan. Here she was _ Ted in marriage to or. Ozmun and they made that City there Hom for Many area is later moving to Chicago for Twenty years mrs. Ozmun has teen an invalid being afflicted with paralysis. T a burial service was held at the i cemetery Sundy morning after the a Al of the 9 38 train the service help conducted by Rev. W. E. Kern pasto of the methodist Church. Meth0d�&t notes. Sunday september 26th. 9 30 bile school. A a they re coming. Father Imi Ham three Hundred thousand Strong a were the words spoken ail Bobeda Opal wines closed miners dissatisfied with Federal wage commission. 545 745 795 790 presbyterian Church notes. Next sunday morning at 11, a gospel tem of business and professional men from Dix on will conduct the services. It Voll be a real pleasure to listen to the messages of these men of affairs speaking to us on topics vital to our Christian lives. The personal of the team will consist of h. A. Ahrens j. H. De Kindem Elmer Rice and or. R. P. Axemann. Sunday school at 10 and Endeavor at 6 30. As always you will feel Welcome. William h. Manshardt pastor. Barn dance. A Bam dance will be held at the Charles Gonnerman farm three Miles South of Ashton thursday evening september 23rd. Music will be furnished by the toot sweeter of Dixon and a Good time is assured. Full blood Short Horn Sale. Fred Tilton. Bulls for 29tf fess. We had to stand it during War although it was not right. So the Ford motor company will make the prices of its products the same As they were before the War. Means temporary loss. A we must of course take a temporary loss because of the Stock of materials on hand bought at inflated prices and until we use that Stock up we will have to submit to a loss but we take it willingly in order to bring about a going state of business throughout the country. There is a Lull in general business we Are touched by the waiting period that always precedes a reaction people in every walk of life Are waiting for prices to become lower. They realize that it is an unwholesome unnatural unrighteous condition of affairs produced by the War. Blames profiteer greed. Our country is Rich beyond measure in natural resources Rich in All the material things that go to make a nation great and yet its Progress is being a a the to the Lay a Leetoria conference held practically at a standstill because j that meets at Rockford september 30. Of the greed of the 1 an official Hoard meeting is called to now is the time to Call a halt on. Meet Friday evening this week at the War methods War prices War profiteer Lidreh at 7 30 p. The Bell will ing and War Revoir until the Bishop makes appointments w. E. Kern pastor. A the North that brought enc our met to the great War president in he called for volunteers. So let a come next sunday string in numbers in spirt and Devotion to the Church and to him who is the head of the Church. ,10 30 a. This hour will be Given to the Celebration of the lords supper. Let none stay away. It is very fitting that As we ill gather together in this last sunday morning s service 01 to isl conference year we should partake of this service. This communion is one of gods ways of conveying his Grace to human hearts. Let eve efe thing be put aside for this memorial to the sufferings and death of the a ii Ptons Christ. F�7 90 p. Preaching. to prayer meeting thursday evening tit 7 30. This will be the last Pray he meeting of this conference year. May there he a splendid turnout at this service. The Centenary Money in coming in in a splendid fashion. It must he in by next sunday or it cannot be used. Let those who Are delinquent come Forward in a Joyful mood and meet to Weir subscriptions and the blessings of the lord will go with your gift and greatly multiply its Power to a imply Iii Good wherever it May be sent. The subscription.-, for the budget for the coming year have been coming in in very Gratifying Way. Nearly eighty subscriptions have been made. The entire number ought to be made by next sunday so that the official Hoard May see what they have to depend upon for the next year. At the close of the morning service there will be an election of Lay Dele two thousand miners in Bureau county Are Idle and every mine in the Spring Valley District is shut Down As a result of a walk out of the dig ers who have refused to work until a readjustment is made in the wage scale. The dissatisfaction culminating in the walk out is said to be the result of the recent award by the Federal Coal commission which granted increase of $1.50 a Day to the Day men about the mines without making any Advance in the scale for the miners. The dissatisfaction in the ranks of the miners began at Cherry where work was stopped two weeks ago. Ladd and Dalzell miners joined in the strike. There Are rumours at Cherry Twigt the St. Paul Coal company is Alk iut to do what the Spring Valley Coal company did at Seatonville a few years ago shut Down the mines for Good. Since the disaster there in 1900, the St. Paul mine Lias been running Short handed and Lias not been Able to get sufficient labor. There Are Al out 250 men employed there at present compared to nearly 1300 when the fire occurred. It has been rumoured about Cherry that the company is getting ready to remove the tracts and other equipment underground and Seal up the Shaft. A similar Rumor is that the Spring Valley mines Are also Likely to be abandoned. Reports from Springfield last week were to the effect tha t 40 mines in Illinois Are closed on account of the Row among the miners. The unrest among the miners appears to be growing in All the Coal Fields of the nation. From 75.000 to 100,000 miners in the Anthracite regions of Pennsylvania Are on a strike. Surely the government will take hold of this proposition Aud make tear up streets Force paving grader and tractor started working tuesday morning much material is arriving contractor getting things organized and Hopes to be laying Cement soon the preliminary work for the paving of Ashton s streets was commenced tuesday morning when a Large grader drawn by a huge tractor began blowing up North first Street starting at the West limits of the Village. Owing to the heavy Stone Road that must be slowed up the Tongue was pulled out of the grader tuesday noon but repairs were made and work resumed yesterday afternoon. Engineer George Nelson was Here again yesterday setting stakes for the construction of the manholes for the storm sewers. These will be about six feet deep and will be in the curve of the curb and work was to be started yesterday afternoon. The contractor received 27 carloads of material this week but As his unloading outfit has not yet arrived shipped 15 carloads Over to Rochelle to Complete his Lincoln Highway contract and avoid heavy demurrage charges. The dozen remaining cars Are being unloaded by hand. Or. Wood stated yesterday that five carloads of Cement Are now in transit and he has rented the state mixer which was used by or. A settlement and give the people of the i tricks this summer on the Highway nation Eoal to keep them from freezing work and he Hopes to get organized this reporter. A quickly As possible and get to laying Lee county War history a a a a ill use a Wtiz placed their Miler a for a Loe of aunty War history can get them from w. F. Klingebiel if there is anyone who wishes a copy and did not order one they May do so but had better do so As soon As possible As Only a limited number Are available. Cement. The rails for the Industrial track have been distributed and the it a. Trank. Will he Feid As six it Nas the Grade of the streets finished. Social and entertainment. There will be a social and entertainment at the Flagg Elius Cli Friday evening. Music by an orchestra Anil special singing. Everyone cordially invited to attend. Chicago morning Zette office. Papers the a had Good Luck. Marshal William Farver has been telling some big fish stories of late and while no one disbelieved them Glen c. Rosecrans and Paul Charters wanted to be shown and get in on some of the fun. Tuesday night the Trio went Over to the Over and in a Short time landed 39 very Fine Catfish. They returned Home Early yesterday morning and a lot of their friends enjoyed Catfish for dinner the editors family being kindly remembered by the marshal. St. Johns lutheran Church. Sunday school and Bible class at the usual hour 9 30 of clock. Divine services conducted in the German language at 10 30 a. Choir rehearsal on tuesday evening at 7 30. The sunday school teachers meet on thursday evening at 7 30. Our Mission rally will take place on sunday october 3rd, German service a Board of review adds $903-480 to taxable property. The Board of review composed of chairman Thomas Long of Harmon Charles Kearney of Dixon and Fred a. Luc Hardson of Ashton have completed their investigation of the county tax books and made final report. In their in the morning and English in the of investigation the Board added to the Ter noon we will announce the speakers net increase to personal property in in next weeks Issue. Lee county the sum of $903.480. After next sunday mornings service this is considered a very Good a the pastor will go to Chicago on the mount when it is taken into consider North Side the occasion being a mis a lion that a Large amount is now instant festival. Vested in government Bonds which in a new society a St. John s Luther former years was taxable Paw Paw league of Ashton Illinois was Organ in Imea. Sized last sunday afternoon. The list of charter members contains 38 names j Christian Endeavor so far it who not be closed until the the Christian Endeavor meeting will next meeting so that a who wish May he fed next Sabbath evening by miss still have their names placed upon this Helen Hart. We can improve greatly honorary list by the Secretary. In on attendance. A missionary topic the following officers of St. Johns is always interesting. Let us enc on Luther league were elected. President Charles Schafer. Vice Dresden to John Cordes. Secretary miss Caroline Wendel. Treasurer Carl Degner. Henry Foelsch pastor. It Ige the Leader by our interest mid cooperation. Inspiring stories from the foreign Mission Fields is the topic of the evening. Mrs. Joseph Drain returned to her Home at Crest a yesterday for Sale Deering Corn Binder Ste was accompanied by her Mother Good As new. Fred j. Kersten. Or m. C. Hurd. Gazette kind Chicago Tribune $9.00. Subscribe for the Gazette Only $2. Farsighted family Fina Ciering this will Lead you directly to our store. If you ride in an Airship look on top of our store and read the name the Best town for its size in Illinois. A few of the reasons Why it is so. This week we offer very Especial values in Yard wide Challies. Just right for comforters and Kimonos. Price is away below what it was. We have just received some Black Jersey gloves to sell at 25$ per pair. Great buy. Shoes we have just received a huge invoice. They certainly Are the Best value offered for a Long time. Or. Chas. Lake has charge of this department and he will be pleased to meet All his friends. Take a look at our offerings. Overalls we think we sell the Best Overall on the Market. You cannot Offord to pass us by when in the Market for these goods. Just recently reduced the Price. Our grocery department unusual values for a none such get the Best. Dress goods special we have just received a new lot of very very stylish and very Beautiful Wool dress goods. They Are for your inspection. A. W. Rosecrans amp comply we buy All apr goads Lor spot i and Quantity does bet Quot Sears us hence we sell cheap. Ashton Illinois
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