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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

Gazi ITOM -I VOL'. XIV. NO. 42. ASHTON, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1908 f 1.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. f El FIRE CAUSES MUCH ALARM Whole Block in Great Dan ger With Fire BARN BURNED TO THE GilIND v Work hv Fire-fiahters, Who Saved other Buildings. Tuesday noon a fire was start a in S:.mnfl Ze er's barn in some unknown way. a for minutes after the fire was discovered the barn was in a blaze. The alarm was im mediately turned in and in a very short time the fire company with their engine arrived. In the neighborhood of the barn was a barn owned by Mrs. Garrett, two barns owned by Robert Knapp and one-- owned by John Walters. The way the barns are situated ifoneofthe others had caught ' fire the whole corner of the block would likely have been burned. The way the men worked and saved the other barns was most remarkable. One of the Robert Knapp's barns is situatedly hardly a foot from Zeller's barn. The barn had not been used for nearly a month and up to. the time the fire was starte...

Publication Title: Ashton Gazette, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

WHEBB MOTHER IS. Old-fashioned flowers, with fragrance sweet, Bloom where mother is. Life's a psalm, a song replete With joy, where mother is. There all woes and sorrows cease, Naught but rest and heavenly peace Dwell where mother is. The Jostling crowd, the wearing din, Are not where mother is. The flaunting rags of shame and sin Rfvh not where mother is. Heart-sick, brainJtired, nerve-wracked soul, Befot thy tear-dimmed eyes a goal Exists where mother is. All grief and doubt and unbelief Flee where mother is. Hope and faith and sweet relief Come where mother is. g other, mother, name most sweet, eaveu guide my weary feet Home, where mother is. Maxwell's Talisman. The Boy Was Wanted The boy awoke with n start. He lind slept soundly on his bed of hay. at was the most luxurious bed he had known for n long time. He had been very tired when he fell asleep. Walking far, dodging across the fields, always alert and watchful, he had worn liimself out. He was still sore and tired when he aw...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM SOUTH CAROLINA . PRAISES PERUNA. ; Ex-Senator M. C. Butler. Dyspepsia Is Often Caused By Catarrh of the titomach Peruna Relieves Catarrh of the. Stomach and Is Therefore a Remedy for Dyspepsia. Hon. M. C. Butler, U. S. Senator from South Carolina for two terms, in a letter from Washington, P. C. writes to the Peruna Medicine Co., as follows ; " can recommend Peruna for dyspepsia and stomach trouble. I have been using your medicine for a short period and I feel very much relieved. It is indeed a wonderful medicine, besides a good tonic." GATAKIJH of the stoirmdi is the correct name for most eases of dyspepsia. Only an internal catarnh remedy, such, as Peruna, is available. Peruna Tablets can now be procured Ask your Druggist for a Free Peruna Almanac for 1909. Girli) Tnnht Life-Having. A course in life-saving 1ms been instituted iunonj; the women students of Columbia University for tho purpose of rnniuns tliem us adept as men in rescuing drowning persons. T...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

a-; THE ASHTON GAZETTE RALPH J. DEAN. EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. pubmSheu eveiiy Thursday. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. One year .... $1.50 Six mouths, ... - .75 Four months .... .50 Bntered at the postoffice in Ashton, Illinois, as second-class matter. TELEPHONE NO. 60. THURSDAY, DEC. 10, 1908. Closing Out Sale. Having; deculiil to move In South Diikota, the undt-rsii; 1 1 1 will sell at public auction at lu's farm 3 and one-lialf miles northeast of Franklin Crove and 3 and one-hull' rniles northwest of Ashton, on Fridav lifi't-mher 11, cmnmencinfj; at ten o'clock, sharp, the following- property; 9 head oi horses as follows; Span draft horses 5 and 6 earsohl weight 3000, brown mare 10 years old weight 1400 in toul by Ashton drafi horse, black mare 11 years old weight 1100, bay gelding 4 years old sired by Keglemont mark 2,11 and one-fourth, bay gelding 2 years old sired by Keglemont, brown gelding 2 years old sired by Edgington horse, bay mare 1 year old sired by Edgington horse. 29 head of c...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

15 B IGarals mi rterumtals c - V V J 4 iik W JUL KEEN KUTTER PRESENTS. Make Ideal Presents for Christmas. They Are Useful. They Have tone Quality 'and Beauty of Finish. Our line includes pearl handled knives, razors, safety razor, sissors, and shears in sets and otherwise and Keen Kuttef tools. We have a sample line of Keen Kutter and Rogers 1847 silver plated fancy spoons and meat forks to sell at the wholesale price. We can save you money on these gtods you should see them. Lisk Seamless Enamled roasters make nice presents too. The enamel on these is warranted for 10 years. ffloore & 6knn STAR TANK HEATERS Jffew reasons why the Star is the best Because it will bum any kind of fuel. Because the fire is entirely under the water, Because it is more durable than any other. Because it can be run at least expense. Price Star $16.00 Iron King $8.00 O. W. GRIFFITH, ASHTON. 0 ILLINOIS. To The Public The Furniture and Undertaking business heretofore conducted by Geo. w. TJnger,'...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

THE ASHTON GAZETTE. RALPH j. DEAN, Publisher. ASHTON, ILLINOIS. SUMMARY OF THE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS. Sunday. , Guthrie, Okla., was. inundated by rise f the Cottonwood river. The row over boycott may result in war between Turkey and Austria. Paris authorities have disinterred Steinheil's body to probe murder charges. The American-Japanese agreement has evoked expressions of satisfaction at St. Petersburg and London. " The Postmaster General's annual report shows a deficit of $10,873,222, the largest in the history of the department. . The Isthmian commission reports $8-4,-672,098 has been spent on the Panama canal and that labor problem is solved. Postmaster General Meyer in his annual report again urges the establishment f postal savings banks and a rural parcel post. . .. Monday. Seven hundred lives were lost when two Japanese ships sank after collision off Chefoo. The Non-swearing Knights of America, tarted recently by Great Northern con-, ductors, now has over 7,000 members. The $...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

AROUND A BIG TARMEK HEARS MANY CHILDREN Hold Record In Caring far Orphan 13n:i Fourteen at .Houses Here is a couple that hold the record for adopting and rearing orphan children. Fourteen youngsters have been guided to manhood mid womanhood by J. N. Smith mid wife of near Bloomington. The boys were brought up to be business men and wveral lire now well-to-do merchants in surrounding towns. The girls were reared for "mothers and wives." and as each one married n substantial "dot" was furnished by tlie foster parents. Smith has a farm in ( Vermilion county and the neighbors my that his house is t.ie happiest in the township. All of the adopted ' children 'all liim "pa," while motherly Mrs. Smith Is not only "ma" to her adopted brood hut is called by that title by half the children in the county. Recently they adopted the fourteenth child to take the place made vacant by the marriage of a 20-year-old adopted daughter. , The only .child born to tthe couple died in infancy. They then det...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 10 December 1908

COMBINATIONS BEING FORMED daily in many families. Several brothers and sisters and in many instances the parents also, COMBINE THEIR CAPITAL to be devoted to Xmas buying. . In this way gifts of real, practical use and of permanent character, combined with highly ommental features are secured. Gifts that last longer than it takes to admire, gifts that are constant, daily reminders of the givISN'T IT THE BEST WAY ? ? ? Not necessarily spending big sums, but merely insisting on securing something more than a mere bauble for your money. You Are Cordially Invited To Make Yourself At Home Visiting Our Holiday Display. THE EYES Furniture SL Carpet Room 216-218 West First Street Phone 161. Great Home-Muni Concern oi Northern Illinois Dixon. - - Illinois. CHRISTMAS GREETING Pounds Sterling for Great Britain and Ireland; Francs for France, Belgium and Switzerland; Kroner for Sweden, Norway and Denmark; Roubles for Russia and Poland; Kronen for Austria Hungary; Finmarks for Finland; Marks for ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

ASHTOM Gazeti VOL. XIV. NO. 43. ASHTON, ILLINOIS, THUBSDAY, DECEMBElt 17, 1908. 11.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. WERE WED AT The Wedding a Surprise to Their Friendt WIS A PRIVATE WEDDING Charle Heibenthal and Elian Yenerich United in Marriage at Noon. Oti Wednesday at high noon occurred the marriage of Miss Ellen Yenerich and Mr. Charles F. Hementhal. The ceremony was oerfortned by Rev. Johnson of the United Evangelical church at the home of the bride's par ents. The marriage was private affair, only the immediate rela tives of the contracting partus were oresent. The house was 4 beautifully decorated for the ocasion in flowers and ther decoa tiona. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Yenerich, wore a dress of blue silk mull and carnations. She will be remembered by her many friends in this locality as a young lady of pleasing character and will surely be a great help to Charles. The groom, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Heibenthal. was dressed in a suit of conventional black. ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

When skies are cold with wintry stars, and hills i Are white with jester-even's snow, and i lie , In ghostly state beneath the ghostly , , sky; ,WfJ many a gusty blast the darkness '' tills .With ever lonely, homeless sound, and chills The window panes with frost ; when crackling fly. ; The sparks about the hearth, and glow and die, While in the pause his note the cricket trills; Oh, then how dear is home! and what a Jsense Of ruddy warmth and peace beguiles the mind ! And what a charm In listening while the wind Blows fierce outside, through winter's starry tents, And dies away around the window pane, 1 And ever rises loud, and dies again ! Ernest Warburton Shurtlcff. i turn OEL CLAYTON was tall and gaunt, with clear, candid, blue eves, and his wlatc hands, small and nervous-looking, were as well kept as those of a woman. . He was thirty, and a splash of gray on either temple, a strand or two of white in his mustache, made him look older. i He was broad-chested and muscular by all ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

Stamping Competition. That comi . titlon is at least the bacto (bone If uiu the life of trade is illu trilled by the big city department stores, especially those located in the same district, where rivalry runs high mid tlK' efforts to attract trade are Kt tidied with particular care in time of depression. That this same incentive for progress Is not given to stores in the country may be one cause or is it effect? of the degeneration of some of our rural districts in the east. One of the heads of a prominent Xew York concern who spent a vacation in Xew Knglaml last summer went to the local 'general store" to ibuy a few yards of a certain cloth. "We don't keep it," said the storekeeper. "Why not?" was the reply. "This is a staple. How can you get along without it?" "Waal," was the Indifferent explanation, "we just can't keep it. I laid in some a short spell ago, but it was bought out, and evry time I've got come it only gets sold. There's no use trying to keep it here." System. Misju...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

THE ASHTON GAZETTE RALPH J. DEAN. EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. PUBUSHED KVK1IY THORSBAY. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, fine rear ... - $1.50 Six months, Four months Entered at the postoffice in Ashtoa, Illinois, as second-class matter. TELEPHONE NO. 65. THURSDAY, DEC. 17, 1908. Managing a Wife A New York paper recently offTol a prize for the tx-si thought on "How to Manage a Wtk." The following was a warded the prize: " 'Manage?" What is thai? I "'s it mean U control? We manage a liorsi . We use our superior human intellect to control and guide Insuperior physical strength fo ato o'.jtaiu the best results. Ihn a v.iie is not a horse. Whcie two persons are well married, the. wife is superior to her husband in as many respects as he is superior to her in others. I happiress is to be the result oi the union the first business ol the husband 'is to manage himself so as to keep himself always his wife's respected friend, always her tender lover, always her equal partner, always her superior proiectur....

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

1 I W 'IBM PRESENTS, Make Ideal Presents For Xmas. They Are Useful. They Have True Quality A And Beauty of Finish. Our line includes pearl handled knives, razors, shears and scissors in sets and otherwise and Keen Kutter tools. We have a sample line of Keen Kutter and Rogers 1847 silver plated fancy spoons and meat forks to sell at the .wholesale price. We can save you monv ey on these goods, you should , see them. x Lisk Seamless Erfameled roasters make nice presents too. The enamel on these is warranted for 10 years. . Ytloovz & Henn i STAR TANK HEATERS A few reasons why the Star is the best Because it will burn any kind of fuel. Because the fire is entirely under the water. Because it is more durable than any other. Because it can be run at least expense. Price Star $16.00 Iron King $8.Q0 ITU O. W. OKI!! f f fintala miJlVrsnttate Coal n Wimter : , Gazktte $1.50 per year. Miss Emma Geyer was in Dix on Thursday. Mrs. Zimpel went to Franklin Grove Friday. Mr. and Mrs. J....

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

WHEN EGOS ABE 52 CENTS A DOZEN. RALPH J. DEAN, Publisher. ASHTON, ILLINOia THE ASHTOIM GAZETTE. SUMMARY OF THE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS. Cortelyou Reports Expenses for Year Exceed Receipts by $58,070,201. Sunday, The French cabinet decided not to let President Castro land until he baa apolo gized and paid certain claims. Sperry's Atlantic Heet of American bat tleships passed Singapore in communiea- tion with crowds of spectators. Great Britain, informed by the United States that interference in Hayti affairs Is not wanted, put the safeguarding of her citizens and her interests on the American government and her charge and bus been told to keep hands off. In a letter to William Dudley Foulke President RooseTelt characterized as de- liberate falsehoods the charges that there was any graft in connection with the purchase of the Panama canal and vindi cates Charles P. Taft and Mr. Kobinson. Monday, Congress opened and adjourned early ut of respect to dead members. Pat Crowe, famed as a kidna...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

V AROUND A BIG i TEACHERS SUED FOB $10,000 (amage Asked lor Injuries to Bar In Tolono Whipping Case. A sequel to the efforts to punish Sberan Cass aud Miss Anna Kelly, the Tolono school teachers who were accused ,ef whipping the son of William F. Burke, a farmer, is the filing of a suit .asking 10,000 damages against the two teasers for the injured boy. A year ago the father had the two teachers prosecuted on the Charge of punishing his 12-year-old son, It being asserted that his spinal column was so affected by the whipping that the bead of the boy fell forward upon Jiis breast unless supported by a brace. The father obtained a judgment for $1,800 damages against the two teachers. Rather than pay it Cass went to jail and served six months, his stubbornness attracting national attention. MANY MARRIAGES ARE UNHAPPY Peoria County Breaks All Records of Divorce Courts. Peoria county is the hotbed ef matrimonial mix-ups, according to appalling statistics brought to light by investigation...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 17 December 1908

BIG THREE SPECIALS "McDougal" Kitchen Cabinets. "Gunn" Sectional Desks and Bookcases. 'Maish" Felt Mattresses. And hundreds of other mighty fine things for Xmas gifts are shown in this great, big, stockjof Furniture, Rugs, etc., Come up and see the greatest line we ever offered at prices lower than you would pay in Chicago and everything delivered to your house free. THE 1HT EYES Furniture SL Carpet Room 216-218 West First Street Phone 161. Great House-furiiisliin Concern of Norton Illinois Dixon, - - Illinois. Santa Claus Headquarters iff" The See our enormous stock of Fancy china, beautiful glassware, lamps, fancy boxe books, booklets, albums post card albums, Xmas post cards, jewelry, gloves, mittens, neckties, handkerchiefs, box stationery, sleds, wagons, dolls and toys of all description. Call early and look over our extensive line of Xmas goods. Something for every one. Racket. Out of town shoppers will make no mistake in coming to this store early. Our stocks are complete and...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 24 December 1908

GA7FTTIF .vV 11 ML VOL. XIV. NO. 43. ASHTON, ILLINOIS. THURSDAY, I)ECEMHEKri908 1.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. XT DECISION OE THE APPELATE COURT Downing May Loose One of His Offices STILL HAS NO Decision Effects Many All Over State Sixteen in Cook County. the The appelate court decision in the case of Homer K. Galpiu, Municipal Court Clerk, which declares that Galpin voluntarily resigned Wis position as state" senator jrueu he took; tin oath of office as clerk, may have an effect upon the senator when he took the Senator- elect B. F. Downing of this, the Thirty-fifth Illinois senatorial district, inasmuch as he is a member of the Dixon council of aldermen, and as such, according to the. decision of the court, one position or the other is untenable. The position of Representativeelect A. E- Price, major of Elgia is similar to that of Mr. Downing, in that the municipal positions held by both are siinil iar. It is stated on good authority that Mr. Price will have, to resign either the'mayor...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 24 December 1908

PUZZLE FINS THE AVERAGE MAN. THE ASHTON GAZETTE. RALPH J: DEAN, Publisher. MORE LEGAL POWER ASHTON, ILLINOIS SUMMARY OF TEE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS. Sunday. Murder trial of T. Jenkins Halns began Jit New York. The American battleship fleet was given a cordial reception at Colombo. Walter Wellman, writing from Wash ington, reports that the Japanese govern' lent has decided to bar all Japanese emigration to the United States, thus, remov ing the last remaining difference between tht two nations. Monday. The Knights of Pythias, finding present rates inadequate, levied an assessment on the fourth class. The seizure of a" Venezuelan vessel by Holland called forth a decree from Acting President Gomez putting the nation in a tote of defense. Judge McSurely of Chicago held the Illinois primary election law constitutional, but found flaws in some election fraud indictments. The President sent a message to the Senate on the Brownsville affair, recommending terms of re-enlistment for discharged co...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 24 December 1908

;jtnDJNOIS STATE NEWS hfe P I RECORD OF EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK I ' ARRESTED 1ST SCHOOLROOM. Alleged Forsrer Found Teaching la Rural Commnnlty In Washington. - Elbort Dicki-on, for two years a fugitive from justice, is now under arrest and U being brought back to southern Illinois. Dickson - was arrested near Vancouver, Wash, where he was teaching school and all the pupils eried as the officer took their teacher from the room. Two years ago Dickson, who had just completed a 'term as legislator from the Fiftieth district, bought a large stock farm near Marion and began buying stock. Negotiations were large and he was thought to be a wealthy man. One week he sent riders to three counties in the southern part of the State and had them buy herds of cattle at fancy prices. They gave orders on Dickson for checks, and when these were surrendered he gave the holders checks on a bank at Goreville. The roads were bad and it was several days before the checks were taken to Goreville. .-By that...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 24 December 1908

. -- - MO II . J. Df. i ( U (.'. 1 I -..Ik -H k:;y i til ksa RMS OF -ITBSCNU'TION. IS, ths I. Si a the s, as si ELEPK nd-cl i u ksda's ue 190H. TASK TO TRY THE PATIENCE Jigsaw Puzzle Can Be Made Really Hard If One Goes About It the Right Way. "The jigsaw puzzle may be very difficult at first," said a victim of the rajie, "but after you have put ene together a few times it comes easier to you. Somehow you j-ot the hang of it, and you get actually to recognize some chunk that fits into the trunk of a tree or the leg of a horse or the feather on a hat, and pretty soon you may come to he able to put lhi puzzle together rather rapidly and you say to yourself: 'Oh, that isn't so hard.' "But if you want something hard lusr turn tiie Mocks ol the se.'iie I puzzle upside down and get tin1 plain Bide of the v.-o id up, no pictures, no lilies, no guide whatever in puiting them together, just Ihn-e jiggly 1.1- .1. 1. - , .. p . . 1 . . I . p . ' ujocks Mini a j -eneci ly pu.in suriaee, ; jt"' 1...

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