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Sterling Standard (Newspaper) - December 18, 1890, Sterling, Illinois ElIOHlT DECEMBER ilia BU3IKES8 DftNf AL Spwtrt l urf to chlldrsnt git BB oa Thlrt opportts D a t IB 7tott Going Going Adiatle threw Sterling ltsd ASD COUHCIl Ottee en Third djolatef Attorneys at A fTORNEY AD abfl Thlrt and JKanahan A TTORNEY8 AT a rooms 1 and Unto Sterling Clinton fc TsM Freight Trwt lit trains All ohteni except BDRUNQTOS QUINCI AH Going 8 Arrlre from IT Going tt 41 Arrive from M 41 Watter A TTORNEY AT POOH nanolfc 4 A TTORNB Y8 AT LAW AND SO 1IOITOK8 W Keeftrt Bmuafc Kith trains eut and wert on Jllnton Branch with a R Hock JUand and west with main line for Dolntc Council and Kd for City and polng ILLINOIS CENTRAL AT Going Going STERLING COBUBCTID THUMDAT A TTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT NOTARY P08UO Offlw i otur rftrallnz NaUoaal A TTORNBY AT NOTARY PUBLIC ft JWT10II Of Banke and The Sterling National VT Prompt aad nntid oruotton JlToa to aO Jit V OOjM 00 live Wdoz Morris Kim Anthracite J 00 J 120 V HOUSE PAPER HAKQBR AND Mop la Vbat Physicians Anthony 0 PHYSICIANS JL OfflM In Anthony corner First and Fourth Illinois I TJOMEOJPATHIO ti OfflM and rooms 10 East Third 611 Second COAL COAL And the place to get the beet is at MOSES you want to please order your KINDLING WOOD at MOSES 10 P18EASM A Unlom Third PHYSICIAN SURGEON JL Academy ot Bl pTjv TIOMEOPATHIOPHYSICIAN over Rock Beady o answer calls day or from nt Real Estate Adam DEAL IN8U JCV RANCH AMD COLLKOT1HO Qgg PSrMQftl PrOpWtjTt All shapes and prices of WATER jTAKKSmadeat MOSES One of the most horrible affairs that ever occurred In Whiteside place on last Monday about 3 at the farm of William two miles southwest or re salting in the foul murder of an esti mable and the suicide of the The gleanedfrom authentic are about as follows Robert the murderer and was a Scotchman about seven ty years ot who has resided in the town of Morrison for several Prior to moving to he occupied a farm some two miles to the and In which vicinity he owned two good farms at the time of bis His wife died a few years since which time an unmarried daughter has kept house for Robertson has always been regarded as an up right a good and has been for several years a deacon in the Pres byterian church of lie was the father of fourteen ten of whom are dying of scarlet fever within a The four chil dren now living are men and women William at whose house the tragedy is also a and but recently celebrated bis nineti eth His family consists of his also an unmarried son fortyfive years an unmar ried thirtyone years of age and a Miss Belle teacher of the Delhi This fam ily also belongs to the Presbyterian church at and Miss Watt was a teacher in the Sunday Robert Robertson visited the Watt family and they were on terms of social In it is well known that he had frequently urg ed Mlas Watt to marry and it was equally well known that the lady had rejected his visited the Watt family for the last time on Monday At about 3 while he and Miss Watt were in the the old people in an adjoining and the Rob ert sawing the two shota were suddenly beard in the The family rushed Into the parlor and found Mary upqnjthe Jloor 185KK Council met In regular Mayor Lawrence Present Miller and Wilson Platt and Jlinutes of theJastregularjneetlng read and Burfeholder presented the bond and oath of office of City Attorney and moved that bond be ap 40UBNAL The Mgheat market price paid for GRAIN at DfLLONS All kinds of WOODWORK done at DILLONS Planing TU8TIOE OP THE Leave your orders for STORM SASH early at BflOSES v JOB For all kinds of Job Printing rmi UK vww go to JH Orders by mall tor letter PRINTING Sole Btate rnln 1 IHUi promptly at regular Address THE Painter aiid PAINTER DEOO XT promptly mads by leav B4 word at baraean shop Designs In Ladles Gents GOLD WATCHES Latest Styles In JEWELRY CLOCKS 15 East Third Breeder and Psaler THE HUBMRD Bf Shetland Ponies H00KLEBEB8Y aad two fine bred Shetland can be seen at my Huckleberry fortysix Inches white and mahogany bay with black and Via tor is a promising stallion weighing about 600 Young Pony Stock and Half for tarr Correspondence just gasping the last few breaths of life Robertsoa also upon toe in a half Bitting and his right hand lav the weapon that had sent two souls so suddenly into eterni a five chambered self cocking re of the bull dog 32 caliber two chambers were three Miss was shot in the left temple and the face was slight ly powder Kobertson shot himself a little to the left of the center of the Seger and Gray were summoned and the coroner Don The latter empanelled a and after the foregoing facts had been rendered a verdict as follows the sworn to inquire of the death of Miss Mary Watt on oath do find that she came to her death by a gunshot wound in the left temple by a revolver in the hands of Bobert and that said Robert Robertson came to his death from a gunshot wound from the same revolver in his own JOHN Intense excitement followed this dou ble which has not even yet and many wild rumors are but we believe we have given our readers the correct version of the and Watt are almost crazed with and many fear they will not survive the Rob ertsons are plunged in The Clinton Daily Age of last Friday contained a fullpage illustration of their new It is to be 6060 feet with nine cylinder and flva stone ones the length of the high span is 840 and the distance between the towers of the high over the 420 feet Frpm low water to roadbed of high span is 76 and from high water mark to roadbed of high span U 55 feet The width of the roadbed is 18 and the extreme width of bridge 20 feet The cost la to be That issue of the Agaja an Immense Cards are out announcing the mar on Wednesday evening of Miss daughter of and tVAt Bnrkholder presented a proposi tion from Buckley and others for furnishing gravel for Sixth avenue im Beferred to Committee on Streets and Burkholder offered the follow nCn ing resolution utw That the Superintendent of Streets be required to at the next regular Council an item ized statement of all the earth disposed of this year outside of that used by the stating to whom it was the price it was sold and who author ized the sale also In item ized that has been And moved Itt Alexander presented bill of Miss Belle periodicals for 868 for four volumes Century and movedthat rules be bills and orders be drawn upon the Library Car Alexander presented the ing bills JbTin John Wallbaum Stone less freighter irelght on balance on grading Aaron Icely 1W cords which were referred to Committee on Streets and Alexander also presented bills of Harris Interest on City Hall and Interest on and moved that rules bills and orders be drawn upon the Building t Burkholder presented bill of Fitzgerald work on City Hall which was re ferred to Committee on Public Improve Miller presented bill of freight paid on Fire Department and moved that rules be bill and order be drawn upon the Water Car Council reconvened by the Alexander reported approved the following bills Philips Wallbaum Stone and Sand lens Q Thomas John Fitzgerald The STANDARD and Chicago f The Chicago Journal is a wellprinted family It gives the news in compact so that you do not have to read over so much to get the news of the The Journal is not the least bit sensa and all objectionable matter is excluded from Its Try the STANDARD and the Journal this Only Interesting revivalservices are In progress at Fourth Rubber t toisli RUBBER STAMPS of all titles to 309 Locust Sterlist Academy of The Boating PECKS BAD BOY The Original Star As the Bad 2 Hours of Fun 36 and 60 Administrators Estate of The undersigned having been appointed Ad ministratrix ofthe estate of John late of tho County of AVnltentde and Htnte of hereby glvei notice that she will appear before the TJounty Court of Whlteslde at the County Court Boom In at the February on the Flirt Monday n February at which ttme all persons having claims against said estate aro notified and requexted to attend for the purpose of having Uie sime ad All persons Indebted to said estate are to make Immediate payment to the Dated this 18th day of MABY Mw3 THEY MUST GO Is tho time to get one of tlioao handsome RED CROSS or STEW ART Hard Coal Heaters Real Estate ALL KINDS OF PROPERTY B9UDHT SOLO OK Garner Gait OFFICK OPEN 19 MAKINtt THE Executors Estate of WILLIAM The undersigned having been appointed Ex ecutor ol the last will audtestament pi William late ol the County of Whlteslde and State ol hereby gives notice that be will appear before the County Court pt Whlteslde at the County CourfKoom In at the February ot said on the jPirtt Mondav February at which time all persons having claims against said estate are notlQed and requested attend for the purpose of haying the same ad All persons Indebted to aald estate are requested to make Immediate payment to the That have all kinds of Soft Coal and Wood Cottage Stoves very Pocket Knives and Ta ble elegant People of nil politics and colors are cordially invited to take advantage of the splendid induce ments offered by tho public bene West End Stove qnd Hardware DAVIS Finest To be hftd in the rfjj His always is bettor now than ever 10 Ihifd MELVIN LOHR to Melvln Son i THE POPULAR WESTEMOCKRS CANNED STAPLE FANCY Cheap as the Good TKY U8 A CORNER THIRD STREET Datea t 50W3 this 8th day of WILLIAM John Aaron Jcely 8662 and moved that same be allowed and or ders be drawn upon the Building fund for and upon the Consolidated fund for theother Miller moved the Commit tee on Fire and Water be instructed to purchase five rubber suits for use qf First ward fire ayes Conlon reported approved bill of Sterling Gas and Electric Light and moved that it be allowed and order drawn upon the Consolida ted Alexander moved that an order be drawn upon the Consolidated fund Public I will sell at Public at my tatheri two mllea north of the Sterling cemetery and miles west of on tba Penrosa on all of my personal as consisting 316 Locust Is the place and Mareia Dark ia years in fod Bay Mare years In foa Bi oKbredy L Bay Mares Light Bay Gelding 5 yean fancy driver Dark Bay Mare 6 years quiet lamlly driver lionel years Geldi Mare 6 years quiet laml Mare coming three and Sorrell ilsre a hall sisters and well mated two Bay coming two three Spring one of them a Bhacklerord and one a pThlnk On Mo and a Black Mare 14 years sale for family 40 HEAD consisting ot 14 Milch six of which will be fresh at time ot sale 11 Steers coming two 4 Calves also wc and others coming In soon 11 Steers coming two 11 earl AND WALLPAPER Is the man from whom yon should buy your N AT Spectacles and STOCK IK CITX of Franklin to John late of now with the Keystone Mfg Jos branch odoe at 3t We do not have the pleasure of an acquaintance with the buj all Sterling knows and every body knows thai he is entitled to ait the joys and blessings that the future may have in store for The STAKDAUD extends eou for to pay balance due the Stan dard Foundry of on roller and Conlon moved that the petition of certain residents of the First ward for permission to locate a slaughter house on lot block be Declared out of order by the The Mayor reported favorably upon the bill of BU referred to him at last meeting and Alex ander moved that the bill be allowed and order be drawn on Consolidated Burkholder moved that the Street Commissioner be instructed to ask for bids for furnishing gravel for the completion of West Fourth street and Sixth avenue and report at next meeting of the Council On Council City Correspondents will please remember that we want their items as the week as Send Monday if pos Something la crowded out near ly every week on account of IU late More Pension A gentleman an old soldier repre senting Mllo Stevens of Wash and can be seen at the Gait day and evening Sherman and Washington day and even by persons desiring information concerning or having claims which they desire to have prosecuted by said Christmas A grand Ball will be given at Masn nerchoi Hafl on under the auaplcea of the Sterling Msenner Turn Good rnusio win be provided sad good order 60 cents Every body By order COL Hay 2 Fnrst Bradley Stubble riowsjz Corn Corn Planter with Check Hower Har Single Shovel Stalk Disc Har row Broadcast Feed Corn Fod der Keystone 4Hole Corn SheUer and OBOrly B OWVO WUUCWf sew string Blelgh Double Gravel etHbimEHOLD GOODS Washington Cook 9 Extension Unit dozen Palls and viovcr 10 busaels one Buttato Lap Il0llev TEBM8 OF SALK AUsnmsof and easb on all suins over that amount a credit ol 10 be i note bearing approved without inwrom U paid at maturity U not BO paid 8 per centlnterestwUl tacharged from daWot Elfibt per discount for Property to besettted for before Sale to begin at 10 Free lunch at 12 Because he carriss the biggest stock and can seltthe cheapest See his Si t f A immense stock of CANNED GOODS And try his special brands of Gall And Meister Came vt 80L REE 5 FREE HANGING STAND LAMPS Glass Ware and China VtlS BeslJrands of in the SPIMDID ASSORTBTT OF CANNED Yourself ftsid friends are coralaily to attend the Second Maual Cake Kings of the Pres byteriau wul have a cake at Cwwford hardware on oomwenelnf at 8 oclock CHANGE OF Xba anderatened have puttjhaaed the btSSaees of have removed their own to the tveiiue where they BOHT offej trade the and TAKE NOTICE I That lor every Oub Twrehue ot One Dotot from any merchant whose name appears below entitles you to a 5 PER SCRIP I Which hey will accept or Five Cents qu PGrcte if Cue FEE8H AND o take 8PBCUL NOTICE Oat the Wer belonc to thU aretlve JONES Dry ClotWwf WIK DOM YOU NEVER SAW THE BRESSLER AND FRUITS OF FUOUR YOU SKS JW fine 93 silk made out of ttm Quest hand FRUIT WflVtVou wsvaa BAV wif Gages Sweet to4 CANDIES ;