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Sterling Standard (Newspaper) - November 20, 1890, Sterling, Illinois Sterlin KOVEMBEK thirtyfour marrlaftfe H Issued irt this county in October of this the Deer Grove school reopens on Mnnday for with John the teachers The warm sun last week brought out Will Llewellyn his ice wagons and the crystal coolness was V The winter term of whool at South opened lost with Bamtiel Weteell at the tother end of the A big mwd of Dlxon people were here omSatnrday efening to attend the Catholic Most them came down iu private conveyances As usual for several weeks last Saturday was wetland disagreeable and trade But few people felt like facing the nasty weather unless tually forced to do Mr Ddtwelleris making tiwded improvements III bisresidence property at the comer of Fourth ave nue and Fourth which adds ranch to itrt appearance and The old woman who lived io a mul had so ninny children she didnt know what toe sera In one of Laiiet show It catches the children in great Freeport claims to have a sure thing on a slilrt it is to be a stock company nnd the 14 to invoice and thecitizens of Freeport trill take thn balance of the y W hoU a thunk it Jack Hafner is the most popular muri in least thats wttat the ballots said at the Catholic fair lastSaturday y Watson was Jacks closest competitor and lud him a lively race from start to llnlah parties lire H new thing in The llrnt was given pn Monday evening by Clark and sister complimentary to their guent Miss of There was a tendance and a pleasant McCarthys as rendered by Ferguson Mack at the Academy of Music on last Monday was wonderfully funny in fact no more funprovoking show has been given at Ferguson is Inimitable In his special A fairly good house was Henry seeing the accounts in the STAND AHD of the big com raised near Prairie has leftoii our desk samples of both white and yel low com raised upon his farm tut sea the former of which produced fif ty bushels per and the latter for tyflve One ear on our desk weighs one and one half and all the ears are The Waverly House has at last been put in place In its new and being rentted for use as a The front Is to be veneered with and thebalance encased with sheet with cornices of galvanized It is now in a good location to catch tran slent and if properly fitted up and conducted in a decent manner it will doubtless do a good There are four millinery stores In Stif and all of them are doing a rush ing business Every every lit tie and especially every big 1 or requires a new head gear before it the very must have last wintershat bonnet The new winter styles are very but the dear crea tures look charming without any thing on their a worthless individual formerly from the vicinity pf where he abandoned his now a resident of Rock where he has resided for three mouths with A disso lute was arraigned before Jus tice Suavely on Thursday charged with disorderly and lined and He was of to and waa remanded to jail to serve out his J In all our graded sotaoolmaud in many of our country schools each pupl is furnished monthly a card which gives Ma standing in each claaa and his rank Intfiescnooi po you ask your children for these and do you examine them and criticise their work If uot you and possibly tt wijl be an incentive to bettor and you will note an improvement Io the character of the reporta as the months go We heard a little the other that be didnt take card home marke were tox Whatever else our City Council may or not do next it is earn estly to be hoped that the work of re dudog the rtriwtoto the efltablUlied wbioh hw been w well fcy theprestnt will be continued Ho new w should be laid nnttt tUe straets down or up iftbere arefonds ceut tewr impost tjwit atraet la town should graded at Weodmea of bieneialsesflftftottiits order con vened at Springfield on Tuesday mom ing of last and was in session last with Head Consul 4 in the reports of the head officers of the order were very complete and very interesting to the 800 delegates assem especially in view of the scandal that has bfcttl agttafcjrig the and the public for over a year relative to Hettd Consul Root and some other COUMCIL Barlnn Cunntj These show that the raem berTthlp aggregated 900 on October an increase of nearly In the past two The total amount paid out for benefits since 1884 is and the death rate a fraction less than 8 in which is regarded as very and indicates that exceptional care is exercised by the head physician the matter of examining Thftteport of Clendennlng the Head shows that in the past eight months there has been ap plications for of which 382 were 762 camps have been Instituted since the last biennial meet and Head repor ted that all death losses are paid andthat there la a balance In the trea sury of A appointed for the pur pose of revising the re ported some radical changes and all of Wednesday was spent In arg upon the adoption of the Com mUtees report It was anally The principal change the curtailing of the powers heretofore delegated to the Head vesting powers lean elective board of jive This was undoubtedly a wise and will obviate any possibility of a of the alleged irregularities that have agitated the order and the for months The whole of Thursday was occupied In the election of and the fol lowing comprise new corps Head of 111 Head Lan sing Mich Head C Rock HI Head Grand Neb Head Physi Frank Kansas Head Escort Minn Head Hampshire 1111 Head III CHAMBER Council met in regnlar and His Mayor Law On motion of Brewer was chosen of last meeting read and Conlon Alexander offered the following resolution ThattheCommittee on Pub He Improvements be and la hereby in structed to reshingle and otherwise re pair Lincoln as they may think Ahd moved Its ayes The Clerk read a communication from in which he tendered to the Mayor and Council his resignation as City Nlles moved that the tion of City Attorney Wolfersperger be Alexander moved pending the appointment of a City Attorney by the the Streets and Alleys com mittee be authorized to employ compe tent legal if Carried Burkbofder presented bills of 00 cents Davis stove and which were to Committee on Public Wernte presented bill of Ster HngrOazettef which went to Committee Platt and Wilson en Council reconvened by the Bnrkholder reported approved billsof DavW 90 and moved that same be allowed and orders be drawn upon the Building ayes offered the following That the Water Fund be anticipated and1 that orders drawn thereon draw interest at the rate of six per per annum nntil payment of same is ordered by the City Council or And moved Its Carrled Miller reported approved the bill of Sterling and moved that it be allowed and or der drawn upon the Water Car luV Also bill of for six months and moved that it be allowed and order drawn upon the Water Miller moved that the Commit and The salaries of Head Consul and Head Clerk were fixed at per and the Head at term of office Is two Past Head Consul the founder of the addressed the delegates on Thursday evening at con siderable length and ifwas well re It will be noted that a clean sweep U made In the election of and that none of the old officers have It is believed that ing year is one of great prosperity for this and that it will soon hava its camps all over the Eight states were represented at the conclave just closed at Hereafter the basis of representation to the bien nial meetings will be one delegate for each 600 and the camps in eaoh state will select delegates by bal Head the ad about the STANDARDS y Literary Netioew OUE DUMB a little publi cation that speaks for those who can not speak for should be in every schoolroom inthe It is published by the American Humane This society has published over copies of Black and it Is furnished at eight and twelve less than it It is a story of it told by and shows bow mucli can sbe dons bj kind ment i contatararr eig address by ABgellto thr ton public schools that should be to all purschool It Is about kindness to THK PHRKNOLoaiOAt JOURNAL for this month gives a portrait and de lineates the character Thomas The same of Mlsa Chftriotte the English au whom young folks like to Another portrait and sketch is of Ra ehSl of is one hundred and five years The interesttngJbiography Is dedT Auaocouut is Kiveu of tbe Amer ican iBStitute of by the speakers at the annual lu the rSeience of Health a good suggestion Is given in regard to trained fowter tee on Flreand Water contract with Spies for the con struction of a ladder truck for use of the Fire Department as per model ex hibited to the at a cost of Wilson reported approved bill of Sterling and moved that same be allowed and order drawn upon the Consolidated fund for the Conlon reported approved the bill of Sterling Gas and Electric Light and moved that it be al lowed andorder drawn upon the Con solidated Platt offered the following reso lution That the Street Commis sioner be and la Instructed to purchase a street roller from Pope Saint at the price pro vie 8375 and 825 extra for a scraper attachment Also to purchase an Austin Road Scraper at a cost as proposed by Frank of Anl moved its ayes presented bill of Racine Construction for extra mate on Avenue B sewer which was referred to Com on Streets and Platt reported approved the f ol lowing bills Rife Thomas 200j Davis Wil Ca Lan and moved that same be allowed and orders drawn upon the proper funds Platt offered the following EDITOR HTAITOATTO By year per mission 1 wish to occupy little space In your much appreciated the StAHDAStx there are great many Iliifioisans that would liketo heat from the snnny overcoats are a a warm f will confine myself mostly to the beautiful county of I can only give the reader a slight synopsis of its The surface of the county is snfflciently undulating to drain easy and She has fonr creeks and branches runningnorth ward and eight streams and tributaries besides the In which excellent living water has been struck at from fifteen to thirty down be sides there are numerous carp There is plenty of whicn Is very It stands In belts along the with the pineries of South Missouri so near that lumber is very It is also a good stock Large herds of shorthorns some very as the saw has been In use and Polled Angus cattle are seen in the The Hereford breed will soon be a thing of the as two stock raisers were broke by raising Hogs do well and can be raised at all times of the As this was a drouthV grass was light and brought a high It was about all baled and shipped out of the Corn will average about twenty or twentyfive bushels per Potatoes Jnst enough to supply the home Vegetables of all Kinds do well potatoes grow to the weight of five Fruit yields In spite of the drouth thert were forty carloads of apples shipped from the county one hundred and fifty barrels to the The evaporator ot dryer con sumed hundred bushels They ran three nslng three hun dred bushels per and yet a great many They brought at the dryer ten to twenty Shippers paid as nigh as seventyfive Early apples cents per Peaches grow very al though the last two years they were much fruit of all kinds IB strawberries yield ing over one hundred and fifty bushels per We have two railroads and expect three The climate is tbe altitude being one thousand feet above the thus giving the benefit of refreshing Almost In the center of this magnifi cent county stands shining forth with the radiance of a rich with its large and beautiful court its streets lighted by electric The waterworks are being pushed forward with and will soon be in young da not go north or west to see the but come south and in tile fall you can hunt quails and which are very It gives much sport to the young can also eat In the summertime you can listen to the sweet notes of the mocking birds ahd partake of the sweets of the not live In South Missouri The two years I have lived here the thermometer has not registered be low The whole county is under laid with which brings five to ten cents per The UBIT mmm Snwm of The Cwfnry its Finns for and kind I have failed to write anything that in terests you it Is not my fault 1 have written no llsh Just call on the three miles north of and see for Then you will say the half has not been The STANDARDS premium shows the price eff pork per pound at the differ ent prices per bushel for Tns CEjrrrRT MAeAziirt is now to well known that to tell of its past toe cm seems almost an old The New York Tribane said that it and Its Mcholaa for waited by the same are read by every one person in thirty of the countrys and editions of both are sent beyond the It is an Interesting fact that a few years ago it was found tbat seven thousand Copies Of The Century went to a respectable edition in The question in England is no longer Who reads an American bookFrbut Who does not ttm American magazines V A few years ago The Century almost doubled fta circulation with the famous War by Urant ahd adding many more readers later with the Lincoln History and Kennans thrilling articles on the Siberian Exile One great feature of 1891 is to be THE GOLD HtJJtrEIWOr describing that remarkable movement to the gold fields In a serins richly Illustrated written by Including the narratives of men who went to California by ttte dif ferent accounts of the gold dis life in the the work of the vigilance committees by the chair man of the Fremonts last writing was done for this In November appears the opening The First Emigrant Train to the Rockies In Bid a pioneer of Thousands of American families who had some rela tive or friend among the Argonauts of 49 will be interested in thue MANY OTHER GOOD THINGS AltE COMING narrative of an Americans trav els through that unknown land Tibet Wr 700 miles over ground never before trod by a white the experiences of escaping War Prisoners American Newspapers described by wellknown journalists accounts of the great dlan Custer and others per sonal anecdotes of by his pri vate secretaries The a novel by Edward with a wonderfully rich programme of novel ettes and stories by most of the leading It is also announced that The Cen tury has purchased the right to before its appearance in Franco or any other extracts from advance sheets of the famous Talleyrand Me which have been secretly pre served for half a to be first given to the world through the pages of an American All Europe Is eagerly awaiting the publication of this personal history of greatest of intriguers and The November Century begins the and new subscribers should commence with tbat The sub scription price may be remitted directiy to the The Century 83 East 17th or single copies may be purchased of any The publishers offer to send a free sample recent back any one desiring Excursions to the Republic of Hon manufacturers sportsmen and invalids are especially invited to investigate the advantages offered for settlement in the Republic of in Central Why not go where lands are cheap and terms are is healthy and and all trades and Industries willthrive and prosper a little money will secure t and taxes and duties will consume It No droughts nor floodi to injure and cyclones and zards are This Is the best country on earth fo a poor or man of moderate to make a No extreme hea nor severe and good water DRESS TJ That Mayor pro be authorized to sign the spe cial assessment voucher on B sewer fund for to favor of Racine Construction passed by the Council Andtnoved its ttle laid tor 8tf The foUowiug from the Freeport Journal will recall to maayjto that Rising waa a eltiseA of town some years ago Bpencer HUiug and other capi talists will take worth of stock in the new Coraweruiftl National Bank to be established at Rising to be caahior ot the Ezra to bis comedy 4 Patrol attracied a fair at at the Academy oa Friday On the Council adjourned until at oclock City COUNCIL I J Council met in adjourned Aid5 Mayor pro pre Platt and Absent WernU and ills Mayor Law Aldv Alexander moved that the efl goiato Committee of Whole for the consideration and adjustment the Racine Construction bills for work on the Avenue B sewer Committee arose and Council recon vened by the Alexander offered the follow ing That the City Clerk bs and is hereby inatrueted to issue scrip to the amount of In favor of the Racine Construction In full for building Avenue B sewer and for extra expense and material connected And moved 1U ayes On the CooneU CUy One dark night last week two young gentlemenof the Second Ward dared two young ladies to visit the cemetery with them at 10 oclock at and put up a wager that they the girls dar ent go from the entrance to the vault and return The challenge was ac and on the way to the east end of town the boys regaled their com panions with the recital of all canny ghost stories they had ever heard or could but when the entrance to the cemetery was reached the girls plunged fearlessly Into the shrubbery made the trip to the and returned triumphantly and safely to claim the School Report of Elm school for the month ending 7 Number of days 23 grand total number of 676 number of scholars enrolled for the average dally Names of pupils present everyday Martie and Annie Minnie and Richard Frances and Charley and Josle and Rosa Freddie Lizzie Proctor and Wfl lie Maley each missed one LEONA Real Estate J E Landis to Charles lot in StHenrySellsto Hugh land in Union A N Landts heirs to Laura E lots In L SPenntngton et to Peter Hen lot in J M Hughes to F If land in Mt 8524 Andrew Buchanan to R J lot in J W Martin to C Y lot In Rock Catharine Beeeher to J W lot in F W Johnson to John A lot io Samuel Simpson to H F In Luther Ramsay heirs to lots in Adam Horlacher to Horlacher Wet lot iu Rock E Perry to August lot TTTI8 FACT WISES YOU on every PLUSH SACQff fesd o select 25o to 40o on every and twice m elect lOo td 20o on yard of BLACK nd twice as many to select The only FUIA BLACK HASKIWI Are the best Un guarantee wither ery Anything and Everything In our line you can save money in buying of Not only the Beat Goods at the Lowest rPricesk but in addition to all this we GIVE without CO8T or Elegant Art Fine Fold Ing in great fishing and hunting it beats the of tropical fruits are easily and sell for cash when ready for market For and advertis ing matter descriptive of Honduras address Geul Northern Paur Agt IM Clark Reduced Bates to On account of the American Horse Show and the American Fat Stock Show to beheld In the Chi cago NorthWestern Hy will on frequent dates sell excursion tickets to Chicago and return at reduced For full information relative to rates and dates of sale apply to agents EPBER STAMPS Of all Ms to 309 Locust Magazines arid Pa pen neatly and BubgUm i Uallv in dlOerent and at to suit the aljtue STERLING STANDARD Corner First ayenue and Third street B MILLEDfiimtE AND FEED OF ALL AT LEW BEITZEL 3d Steel wttf 2d SlerhBg XV IB doing Chicago AT OHIO Good Work Branch CfHce at Warren Coles T Tbef arcs iswejl pot jnpd but iBftjKwil A DM mtiiMJm JUp a 1 2r IE JC3C3XIEJS5 ROADCARTS5 Henry lot In Rock SaUy 0 Martin to L P land in Mt The grade of Fourth betwaes Fwrtb sod FiftU streets been raised newly 18 Fred A GrueUmaoher and Lena Eo Frederick G Oltmaons and Trieder ikeG E L and Maggie Kane H Rock and Jennie B Will Vnlon t sliow Judging by ENGINES AND THEESEEE8 1 adhand lOhorse Threaber 1 2dband 6h or so i adhand 10horse Stetioaary SPECIAL BtCE8 FOS Buggies and Road ;