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Sterling Standard (Newspaper) - February 20, 1890, Sterling, Illinois BIGHT 3PAJOT w f ILLINOIS FEBRUARY BUSINESS Special cure gtren to goM crown tod 10 cbUdreni Gu given on Third Offlw In Flrrt nttlMAl Bank T I Oflee otw IRoei D on Third adjotnma Ortn Attorneys at ATTORNEY rooma B mA Belli Thlfiltod LOCTIH ATTORNEYS AT a T and ot ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Jt ATTORNEYS AT LAW AND 80 tlOITOKS IN Office over Kwfera Drag ATTORNEY AT LAW AND SO LIOITOB IN OBoa Bret Blerllpg National Ml ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT NOTAHf PtJBLIO A Office over Sterling National TelephOM Line Rtpg ATTORNEY AT NOTARY PUBUO JUBTIOC Or THB Collection attoadad to Itefera to tint National Banks and 2Vu Sterling National BanhT Prompt and careful attention given to all TTOUSB PAPEB XX HANQBR AND Shop In A front Physicians dj Anthony K AND SURGEONS Office In Anthony comer Jlrat and Fourth XX Office and rooma 10 Third Bscond Office7 to 0 to I I to 8 p 1C DIBBA8B8 A Cnlon Third PHYSIOIAN AND Boom Academy at JUt HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN Office jwd residence second door north of olty 407 First HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN Olflce over Eichttngo Ready RAILWAY TlJtB doing Eftit Going 00 4KM Atlantic Kxprem Limited OVfrlind Onubt Clinton rMwajff IH golDg wttt it BORLISOTON Going W 4 Arrive from Oning 8 i Freight Arrive from ID HiBt 77 m 41 Psteenger M connecUi with tralni out west on Clinton Branch with R ftt Hock Ilnnil cut and wmtj with main line for Conncll and for Kiumu fit tnd ILLINOIS CENTRAL AT Going Going STERLING THURSDAY y bu 2 old US 2 OBts HXSM8 Bye ao Harley LIVK W 100 3 eo 2 00554 00 head 3 00 Sheep 3 80 live Chicken 0 FARM V K 16 Lard 7 ip 10 f bu v ooas BO Morris 800 Anthracite 1 60 Vbhl 00 B 3H EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT MOSES DILLON Carries the principal stock ot Beal Estate Adam REAL LOANi TN8U BANOK AND COLLECTING Money Loaned on Real and FeraODal Office next door to Sterling TU8TIOB OF THE COL LEOTION AGENT NOTARY fin Innranca In reliable U4 BU THE HUBBARD MANUFACTO BY Ourlnff absence In will fill all 1 Frank Cociir an LBAD8 THI CITV 0l Smokers Try His IJ310 ana BLOCK PINING J08T OPENED AT Carisr TMrt anS Lorasl ONE OF THR IN tunelwa jit PAID FOB Chrain Subscribe for the STERLING I have a large stock ol very nice three and four year old They are ot such varieties as do well In this vicinity and are very Among them are the Boman 30 and and Elohmond and Slag BHADH Hard and and eight varieties pt PRICE OF APPLE each per dozen JUS per 35 trees at loo RUBBER We furnish RUBBER 8TAMP3 of 0 kind to JAPANESE Lanterns and Colored tights For in any at L 309 Loouat 809 STERLING STEAM DYE GENTS DYED AHB JBPAIBBD ID Ufstclaia or no Dress Glof ss Dyed U AJi work to w will receive Can In view of the several pcrraanent 1m iroTementa contemplated in Sterling coming a question arose in Council and in commercial circles some time sa to the power of the City Council to bond the city for such and to what At a meeting of the Council In Janu the City was instructed to investigate he and the ihts attorney did at the meeting held on last Monday on which occa sion he submitted a written opinion of considerable add in which vari ous authorities were cited to sustain ils positionI Summarized the report is asfollows This city is incorporated and governed the General Act for in corporation of April and is what is generally termed the General Article 6 of this law delegates to the Council all the powers they and section of that article empowers them to bor row money on the credit of the city and ssue bonds but shall not become indebted in any or for any including existing to exceed In the aggre five per of the value of all iroperty The last assessment lor State and county was Five per pentof thin is amount representsthe sum which the city of Sterling may le gally The next and the one over which there has been the great eat dispute what does the city now in the meaning of the The attorney figures it thus Bonds now mortgages on city light and water unpaid bills about otal which leaves some thing over for in the opinion of the bonds may be egally The Attorney claims that the only debt existing on the light and water is the amount that the is to pay to the light company moithlytandjtQthe water company and he sus ains his position by numerous clta ions of decisions in the Illinois Re It will be noted that Wol feraperger excludes the amounts an and for which city warrants earing are now o some fifteen sand or This or these are provided for by the current years taxes which are now be regard ed aa a otour indebtedness In the meaning of the The opinion ap pears BUS generally endorsed with whomjffe have This Ming the there appears to be no good reason why the city should not is sue to push the ofpermanent the paving of the justness and any other reason proper improvement necessary to the public We noj counsel any unnecessary expenditure of public but it needs no argu ment with fair minded people to prove that thorough and systematic wort should be begun upon our streets and and that The B street sewer flystem is to be com pleted this and as fast as the sewers are the business it is the part of eco nomy and good business judgement to pave the streets Our first need is sewers and then permanent sidewalks and A meeting was called at the City Hall on Friday night last for the pur pose of arranging to carry out the con tract made some weeks since with Hoffman of whereby the city agreed to raise for the purchase of a parcel of and additional to assist in the erection of a for the use of the Beef Tacking A considerable number of our cittons responded to the and the situation of affairs was fully explained by ex Mayor after which the chair appointed the following committees to canvas the pity for subscriptions Miller Underwooc and James T Henry Brauer Smith Gilbert and Wether If these committees work earn it should be a matter of a few days to raise the funds required Hoffman is hero ready to perform his part of the contract A Kector of Grace church of this issues a card per talnlug to Lentea Services in his in which he says This Is our special season of peni wifsxawiuattoa and de Leut ismeant to deepen the feel to give occasion for real ao4 searching and turn ing to God witi all the mind anc I beg you not to neglect thiff of service which may so blessed to During these forty days the church expects you to give uj all those ianoeeut amusemeuta whic are allowable at other Thin ia a email wwrifloo which X have eve found oar jihureli people isilllnj to Council Only filx of the ten Aldermen respoud ed to their names at last Mon day His Mayor Lajv On motion of Alder man the on Streets and Alleys was instructed to advertise or bldf for the completion of the B street sewer ilcCune resented supplementary specifications or this sewer system whicli were discussed and C3 City Attorney Wolfersperger read a written opinion of considerable length relative to the power of to wind the cityjor permanent Improve Further time was allowed the City Attorney in which to prepare a report relative to liability of the city to pay for the river water which the Ster ing Company has been supply Ing of Alderman Niles reported hat the Collector had paid to the City Treasurer of tax and moved that the Treasurer be instructed o take up outstanding interest bear Ing warrants to that which motion from the Committee on Streets and Alleys reported favora bly upon the petition of the Directors of Lincoln Park school to the alley lnthe rear of their school build and deed it to the and moved that the Attorney be instructed to attend to the legal Wilson reported favorably upon the petition of theBterling School Board for the removal of the Hose House from corner 3rd and Locust to their lots in Second On motion of Alderman the Committee on Public Improvements was instructed to have the roof of the Lincoln Park building After auditing the usual batch of semimonthly the ad Rock Falls At the annual meeting of the Association Saturday the fol lowing officers were elected Vice The new directors are Julius Smith and The association loaned and now hold securities for Herschel Scott departed on Monday via the for Al where hewill Matthew ClarkBQri returned to Cor nell on Monday after Ilia health is fully Thenew drug store in the Mor rili bulldingwill be in operation tiTa spent R couple of days town Tuesday seeking a and will probably establish himself here soon Edson of attended the musicale at Zellers on Saturday evening is it that it takes two hours for Ed son to purchase a quire of and two dozen of at Bates the north I Oneaf actual necessities of Rock Falls just Is a new hotel and we hope to see one the coming Our new received his commission last and took possession on He con ducts the business as though he was to the manor and gives general He has appointee Ear Isherwood as his It would appear that the stockholders of our endorse ful ly the actions of the old They reelected all of not withstanding a mild has purchased and put in about worth machinery J Zeller is east this vis iting in went out to his farm on where he ia a new and making other im of let the light 0f hla eheerM jjountenance fall athwart our streets last Wedont to tales out of but you just keep your ears cocked in the right direction and you will hear of three weddings on the south side before the STANDARD again goes forth to enlighten and inatrucl the people now on price is out on the road again ia the interest of the Empire James Frank has purchased the Frank Scholar property at the and will pocupy it at He failed to obtain poeseasion of his tha Cochran as was levied to Mines for a Herman Sterling and who have been east for some are ex home this SCherelsa great scarcity of bouses A dealer tells us that he baa three or four appHcaliona daily that cant be We have been much pleased at the majoif ested by oar ynuag le in thfl Tuesday night ver one hundred being present at the r Freeman demons has purchasedjthe Allison Where now and will occupy it in Allison is building a new iouse on bridge street on Gray and ditto Palmer in the Third of was in own last The Musicale at Zellers lastjaturday the most elab orate and delightful affair of thefilrjd ieid here this Forty responded 16 iuvltatiohs and were tertalned by the Misses Cruse and Kom and The ladies quartette sang several selections and Grant Landls and Fox sang a duet most A number of persons were present from the village acrgss the The man Herman who was sent to Morrison jail Satur day to await trial for theft of a quarter of beef from has a and not a very enviable history Early in the 70a he lived in Hopkins township this and was regarded as an respectable lie married a Miss Mary who resid ed with the famlljuof James and who was a pret and estimable highly esteemed ay the Dinsmoors and by many friends this denly leaving his young wife and infant child and was not heard from for several when it was learned that he had joined the regular army on the Pacific He soon tired of this and It is not known whether tie wafccaptured and punished or but for ten years not a word was heard of his He returned to this vicinity some months ago and soon sank to his proper as all of sis associates have been men of doubt ful His wife soon after lier returned to lome at and a year or two later Miss Florence now Frank book charge of the orphaned child and is rearing her as tenderly as though she were her Hagerman ia a bad man in every and will prob ablyigoover part played by him in the burglary last Thursday Our schools should each have an en tertainment of raise moneyto buy flags for The simplest tected postolllce in the world is in the Strait Of Magellanand has been there for many consists of a small keg rock of the extreme cape inthestraitsi poslfeTerra Each ship scuds a boat to take letters out and put others The postotflceis selfacting and unprovided with a post and protection of all the navies of the Tax To PKBSOKS IWTKBBSTEB You are hereby notified that at a of Lots and Lands lor County and Spe clnl Assessmeuta tlue lor the year made In pursuance of Jaw County at the Court House In White Blde on the litli day of purchased the following Lota and Mil the time for redemption will expire bylaw June West hall Wlndom survey lot block east ol Broadway lot block east of in city ot Sterling HuWot 1 of lot block Hspgood Merrills addition to Bock 2U30 of went iwo of sublot 5 of lot block Hapgood Merrills addition to Bock Lot block Areya addition to Bock Lots and east 85 feet of block 0 lots and block In Lower Lots land block 19 lot block 19 lot block 19 lot block in Upper block Ip village of Lot NK section town range ME of KW section town range Lot HE of NE section town range Lot BE H section town range BE of 8W section town range Annual Sale City anfi Farm Property aM f estem Unfls for PERCHERON STALLIONS I AT Thursday March 1 Commencing at 11 I will to the highest and without 0O bead of Imported Fercheron lu the French and American Stud all be ing finely with good stylo and one ao fiood neavy and all ol servicea ble four mid five years old being good ittcb as black and dark This offff Is In oruer to mike room for my uaw Tills M ot Is best bcud and moat lot of horses ever oSered and every borao Mid la guarautoed A credit of three years time will be parties glvlog note with approved Sale ralu or LuixcU ft Folo U on the IHUvols Centra Kttllroad and the KM SH nUlea soute of 13 uues nortliol westojt X inilsa cut of Bend lor Corijwipoiideuce Real Estate AND for and see wliftt wr PMtip MIUEDGEVILLE AND FEED OF AIL KINDS HV JX 1 LEW 3d Street tnd 2d AH ibe HBf ail Spring Hats Stiff Soft Crush fiats 4 Hats for CHA9 6A8 AND STEAM f Keeps Wood Iron j Kepalring Promptly Xone 1 WILL TAKK DOWN Work Fair rricei Under American Cxprtii Office FINE STATIONERY Hurds Cream i Marcus Wards Overland Cranes Slate Commercial and White BATES CON GEORGE JS AT THE SIGN OF THE TWO REAL Bargaiug along the Street Oar Bumuiit Place and Fine Stock Farm cheaper than wild Houses and Lots below cost of Several Fiurins in Whiteside Fine Store Buildings in Sterling and Book Numerous Houses in both Several Fruit and Vegetable Gardens on both aides of tiuS Fine Improved Farms in Wliitesjde Several Farms ia Kansas as Several Store in Sterling and Stocks of Goods and Money to Loan Jn ;