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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

i-- ASHTON in hi in VOL. XIV. NO. 47. ASHTON, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1909. 1.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. FUNERAL WAS VERY LARGELY ATTENDED Many Out of City People Attended 'Mr. Byers' Funeral LIVED IN ASHTON 23 YEARS YOUNG LADY ANSWERS CALL Miu Nellie Spencer Died Tuesday Funeral Will Be Held at Light House this Morning. Services Were Conducted by Masonic Lodge Assisted By the Woodman. James Hiie Byers familiarly known to his friends as Hite Bj- ers, was born at Hagerrtown, Washington County, Maryland, August 1st 1866. When two years old he moved with his parents to Charleston, West Virginia where his aged ather now resides. When seventeen years of age became to Ashtou and has made this bis Some ever since with the exception 6f two years he spent in California. - On March 26, 1891 he was united in marriage to Mrs. Maggie Nettleton Brown. Mr. Byers died at Ashton, ill inois. January 5. 1909. He met his death while driving across the C. & N. W. Ry. tracks being struck...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

A.UKT DEBBY'S prayer. Pre never wasted any time A-chnsins nfter riches Aj If I Iidn't know the voice Thnt maddens and bewitches. It ain't that I must answer for The sin of money-getting, And yet it's something just as bad O Lord, I'm always fretting ! 'Expensive clothes I never yet Was guilty of possessing I always had to do the work, i While others did the dressing. Hut common clothes are good enough For that I ain't regretting It's only tliis I'm asking for: Deliver me from fretting. B 'do the work that comes to mtThey never called me lazy ; My thoughts concerning riglit an' wrong Are far from being hazy ; I ,try to do my level best A good example setting But somehow, Lord, I always fail, And yield myself to fretting. (jf course that ain't my only fault I make no vain pretensions, For all my other failings are Of none too small dimensions. But that, of all my worldly sins, Is much the most besetting, And so, O Lord, I humbly pray That I may keep from fretting. Youth's Companion. C...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

When shown positive and reliable proof that a certain Temedy had cured numerous cases of female ills, wouldn't any sensible woman conclude that the same remedy would also benefit her if suffering with the same trouble ? Here are two letters which prove the efficiency of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Bed Banks, Miss. "Words are Inadequate to express -what Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound has done for me. I suffered from a female disease and weakness which the doctors said was caused by a fibroid tumor, and I commenced to think there was no help for me. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound made me a well woman after all other means had failed. My friends are all asking1 what has helped me so much, and I gladly recommend Lydia JE. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound." Mrs. Willie Edwards. Hampstead, Maryland." Before taking- Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound I was weak and nervous, and could not be on my feet half a day without suffering. The doctors told me I never would b...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

HE ASHTON GAZETTE RALPH J. DEAN. EDITOK AND PUBLISHER. CUBUSHKD EVERY THURSDAY. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. 'ne year :ix months, Four months $1.50 .75 .50 .nered at the postoftce ia Ashton Unois, as second-class matter. TELEPHONE NO. 65. THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 1909. Public Sale. Having- purchased a smaller farm, I will sell the following property at my residence one half mile east and one mile south of the Chas. Heibcnthal farm, on Thursday January 21, commencing at one o'clock the followingproperty. One span of gray mares cominer 4 rears old; span black geldings driving team 5 and 7 rears old; bay horse 5 years old; black gelding 10 years old, black gelding1 12 years, two sorrd yearling colts, mare and korse. 24 steers coming 1 year bid, 22 steers coming: 2 years old, 10 milch cows, heavy springers, 4 heifers, also 16 brood sows. All bred since December 25, 1908. Farm implements, spring waijon. wagon, rack, disc, 2 drags, 2 com plows, stubble plow, Deer-ing-mower 7 foot cut, horse rake, aid...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

SUPPLEMENT ASHTON GAZETTE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REPORT State of Illinois, County of Leess. On Monday, Dec. 7, A. D. 1908, the board of supervisors of Lee county. Illinois, met pursuant to adjournment. Present Hon. John M. Trostle, Chairman, and the following members, to-wit: V. J. Edwards, J. Wagner, H. L. Fordham, Christian Gross, J. E. Moyer, W. C. Jones, E. B Fischer, C. W. Walker, Philip Murphy, James P. Dunn, T. P. Long, S I, Shaw, Abram Ackert, James Buckley, J. H. Huyett, W. W. Harden R E. Johnson, Michael Sullivan; Chas. I. Will, John Montavon, Lars C. Risetter and A. S. Wells. On motion of Supervisor Jones all bills on file against Lee county are referred to their proper committees. On motion of Supervisor Long, board adjourned until tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. State of Illinois, County of Leess. On Tuesday, the 8th day of Dec. A D 1908, at the hour of 9 o'clock In the forenoon, the board of supervisors of Lee county, met pursuant to adjournment, present same as on yester...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

Otto Buehman on order of co ct 5 00 Stpt 15 John E Moyer, supt, money refunded by John England 4 00 Dec 1 Penalty collecting delinquent tax 2 7S 35 $48579 73 Expenditures: Dec. 1, 1 90S. Tlie following county orders and vouchers have been paid since the meeting of the board: County orders $1 7923 9 1 Juror ctfs cir ct 21S5 30 Crow & crow egg ords. . . 25 4 5 Ground hog orders... v. 323 75 Juror cts co ct . " . G5 90 Court reprtr ords 200 00 Foreign wttns ctfs 11 50 Coroners jury ctfs 23 00 Birth & death ctfs 7 00 Juror ctfs insanity ..... 17 00 Dec 1 Union Seate bank 50 coupons at $17.50 semi annual interest on court house bonds S75 00 Dec 1 Treasurers fee for receiving county money to the amount of $67999.02 and fee for paying out county money to amount of $75308. S3 1 433 07 Bal in treasury 25482 92 $4S579 73 Which said report is approved and the orders and vouchers credited therein are destroyed by burning the same in the presence of the board. The Exchang...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

BUTCHERS. Keen Kutter Steels. Keen Kutter Butchers' Knives. Keen Kutter Meat Saws. 4-6-8 Quart Lard Presses. Enterprise Sausage Grinders. These goods will please you. if TV T ! t v 1 WOOD CHOPPERS. The best dollar ax is the Keen Kutter. If you need wedges, molls, one man saws, two man saws, or buck saws SEE OURS. ffloore & 6knn I YOU WILL FIND You will find the Implement house interesting, goods are coming in seasonable goods. D i Blatchford Calf Meal. Tank Heaters.!! Hoosier Drills. "Wagons. Farm machinery. O. W. GRIFFITH, New ASHTON, ILLINOIS. To The Public The Furniture and Undertaking business heretofore conducted by . Geo. W. , .Unger, in Rochelle, 111., will be conducted by the undersigned under the firm , ' name of Geo. W. Unger Furniture Co. It will be the aim of the present man agement to conduct said business as heretofore; a continuance .of your pa- tronage is earnestly solicited. CP. UNGER G. W. UNGER Gazettb $1.50 per year. J. W. Griese and wife were Dixon v...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

THE ASHTON GAZETTE. RALPH J. DEAN, Publisher. it M ASHTON, ILLINOIS. QUAKE SUMMARY OF THE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS. Sufferers Ask to Be Shot Rather than Further Endure Horror of Ruined Cities. Sunday. The American battleships reached Suez and sent two smaller ships on to aid the quake sufferers at Messina, whither the whole fleet may follow. A new earthquake shook the Island of Stromboli and the volcano was in violent eruption, great streams of Hava issuing from its crater, driving all the people in terror from their homes. Monday. President Roosevelt sent a message to the House, replying to criticism in regard t secret service. The United States Supreme Court refused to consider the case of negro soldier dismissed following Brownsville raid. The United States Supreme Court sanctioned the overturning of Judge Landis' 6ne of $20,240,000 against the Standard Oil Company, and the case must be retried. Congress, on request of the President, unanimously appropriated $800,000 for Italy's earth...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

3 TBAPFING Iff CENTBAL ILLINOIS. Season Opens for Snarlno; the Mmkrut and Other Little Animal. The trapping season has opened in central Illinois and an unusually successful one is predicted, due to the fact that the t reams are low and animals lhait are found along the creeks can be more easily located. A large proportion of .the trappers arc country boys who employ their Idle hours of winter in Beeking fur-bearing animals for their pelts, but some of them are veterans. With the advent of winter the pelts become valuable, and, while Hhey arc good in any month with "r" in it like oysters the colder the temperature the better for the trappers and the more Taluable the hide. Muskrats form the principal reward of central Illinois trappers. Minks, skunks and raccoons are also caught, but in much fewer aumbers. With the disappearance of the timberland coons have been scarce, as they delight in trees. A coonskin in good condition usu ally brings $1 from the hide dealer. Minks are scarce a...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 14 January 1909

Hi v 4 SO DID OUR PRICED ! i til iw e r c ur y 4The Weather Man Predicts Several Days of Real Winters Weather; Below Are Warm Goods at HOT PRICES. 4 ':' " 4 LINED GLOVES a MIHS. 11.25 mitts 1.00 " .75 " .50 " Now $1.00 .75 .60 .40 Winter suits and Overcoat prices cut so that they are big values. SWEATED GOUTS. All wool former price $5.00 " " " " 4.00 41 41 44 " 3:50 " " 250 Part wool 44 " 1.50 Now $4.25 3.50 3.00 2.00 1.25 Lot of solid color sweater coats from 1.00 to 1.50 Lot of turtle neck sweaters. Real cheap. CORDUROY 8 DOCK COATS. Corduroy and leather reversable coats $5.50 Corduroy sheepskin lined, Wombat collar 5.50 Corduroy Coats sheepskin lined , 5.25 Duck coats sheepskin lined Wombat collar 4.50 Corduroy Cfcats 2.00 Duck coats from 75c to 2.00 Lots of other things at BIG BARGAINS. T You will have plenty of time to wear them if the Weather Man hasn't made a mistake. t E. S. ROSEGRANS, 4 First Door East Ashton Bank ASHTON, ILLINOIS. cat ' .4i 4i 4 COUNTY OFTIC HAVE ES 00D YE...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

SHTON .11. VOL. XIV. NO. 48. ASHTON, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1903. $1.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. y Health Had Been Failing For Two Years FUNERAL WAS HELD MONDAY From tha Methodist Episcopal Chorch Tho Pastor Rot. W. J. Abol Officiated. Feelinc-s of reerret and sincere sorrow followed the announce tnptit Saturdav of the death of William Roscoe Leichliter, which occured in the early 'morning. His health began failing about two years ago. During that time he fought bravely and well against a dread foe. He spent six months in Denver, Colorado, trusting that the healing air of that higher altitude would be beneficial to him. The past sum mer he spent in Dixon. Where' ever he was; he never ceased to make battle against the enemy of his physical life. Loving hands and medical skill did all in their power to turn aside the shaft of death, but the pale marksman had aimed well, and with sad hearts and tearful eye we bowed in humble submission to the will of Him who doeth all things well....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

r SHE OLD GATE MADE OF PICKETS incantations, Presently, when he be gan breathing, she gave him Bom There wan moonlight in the garden and thp chirr and ctiirp of crickets; There was scent of pink and peony and deep gyrings thickets, When a-down the pathway whltely. Where the firefly glimmered brightly, She came stepping, oh, so lightly ! To the old gate made of pickets. There were dew and musk and murmur, and a voice that hummed low snatches a song, while there sue nurnea, through the moonlight's silvery intc-hes, '" To the rose-grown gat", above her , i jAnd her softly singingMovcr, I vith its blossom-tangled cover And its weight and wooden latches. Whom she met there, whom she kissed there, 'mid the moonlight and the roses, With his arms who there enclosed her, as n tiger lily closes , Some white moth that frailly settles On its gold and crimson petals, Where the garden runs to nettles No one knows now or supposes. Years have passed since that last riiceting ; loves have come and l...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

1 v I MORE PINKHAM CUES Added to the Long List due to This Famous Remedy. Camden, N.J. "It is irith pleasure that I add my testimonial to your already long list hoping that it may induce others to avail themselres of I this valuable medi cine, Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. I suffered from terrible headaches, pain in my back and right side, wag tired and nervous, and . so veaklcould hardly stand. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable' Compound restored me to health and made me feel like a new person, and it shall always have my praise." Mrs. W. P. Valentine, 902 Lincoln Avenue, Camden, N. J. Gardiner, Me. " I was a great sufferer from a female disease. The doctor said I would have to go io the. hospital for an operation, but Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound comletely cured me in three months." rs. 8. A. Williams, B. F. D. No. 14, Box 89, Gardiner Me. Because your case is a difficult one, doctors having done you no good, do not continue to suffer without giving Lydia E. Pinkham's...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

SH rt)N GAZETTE J. DEAN. (TOR AND PUBLISHER. ISHBD EVERY THURSDAY. KHMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. ji .... $1.50 nths, .... .75 Months .... .50 JTou 'ii ii tne HMio9i.c in Ashton, iiuiH, as second-class matter. ELEPHONE NO.SS. HUKSDAY, JAti 21, 1909. TfWANTED ONLY MONEY'S WORTH. jfExample of the Working of the England Conscience." 'Now A woman who has spent many sumners at Haines' Falls in the CatsMUs st-ells the following story: "A mountain wagon full of summer -excursionists stopped at the hotel one jtnornlng. They wanted to see the falls ""turned on.' In order to assure a good ftfow of water there is a sort of lock dbullt above the falls. The lock is aJ. ways kept closed except when soma fcody makes application to see the 'falls; then, on payment of quarter, itiit gates are thrown open and a fine How of water pours forth. The old man - rho had charge of the falls went out and opened the gates; the risltors awere delighted, paid their quarter and atrore away. About half an hour later anothe...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

f Grindstones II M II ! m I I Are you getting your tools ready for the spring work? Iisoyou need a good grindstone. We have one with a tubular iron frame that will not wobble. The stone runs true and easy on roller bearings. Come in and see it, we know it will please you. We have several sizes in Disston saws, one and two man saws for woodcutting. Also wood choppers' malls and wedges. Our Keen Kutteraxes at $1.00 are good sellers. ffloore Warn K.M. J. Hazeltine of Dixon was ivynrnm o L were Ro was X YOU WILL FIND tou will find the mplement house interesting. goods are coming in seasonable goods. Blatchford Calf Meal. Tank Heaters.! Hoosier Drills. Wagons. . Farm machinery. O. W. GRIFFITH. MCTOHiJL'.. & ILLINOIS. Gazbttb $1.50 per jear. Mrs. Amo3 Wilton was a Dix on Tisitor Thursday. Miss Amanda Vaupel was Dixon visitor Monday. , Hears Griese was was a Ro- chelle visitor Saturday. Mis Lena Reinhart went to DeKaJb Tuesday morning:. Walter Beach and wife Narhusa visitors Tu...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

HtMIMM M THE ASHTON GAZETTE, RALPH J.; DEAN, Publisher. THEY'RE HAVING A PERFECTLY CORKING TIME,' ASHTON, ILLINOIS. MINE BLAST KILLS 100, 10 WEEKS' TOLL 150 SUMMARY OF TEE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS. Sunday. Four United States battleships under command of Rear Admiral Seprry arrived at Naples and Messina to aid in relief work for Italian earthquake survivors. An explosion in the Lelter coal mine t Zeigler. 111., killed all but two men In the workings, the dead numbering twenty-four. Digging had just been resumed after a six weeks' fight with fire In the shaft. Monday. The House Committee on Naval Affairs greed to recommend to Congress the construction of two battle ships that will make the famous Dreadnought insignificant. v An assessment of $7,000,000 in back taxes and penalties against the International Harvester Company was ordered in the suit of the Illinois Tat Reform Association. ! Rev. John H. Carmichael, slayer of a man in a ehuruh at Rattle Run, Mich., committed suicide at Carthag...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

WOMAN SUICIDE IS INSANE. Hnalmnd Testifles That Mr. Anna Moore Feared She Wn Dying;. Despondency caused by 111 health was responsible for the suicide of Mrs. Anna Moore, the Chicago woman who killed herself Saturday on the Wabash train near Gibson City. After taking testimony all afternoon and several hours at night, the coroner's jury brought in a verdict to the effect that she Was insane when the deed was committed.. W. Bennett Moore, a' Chicago business man, husband of the dead woman, was the first witness. He said flint his wife had been acting peculiarly for a year or more. On Friday last she usked for a doctor, declaring that she believed she was going to die. She was very despondent and without apprising her husband or son of her intentions, she boarded a Wabash train Saturday morn rag for Mount Sterling. Martin Moore, a on, testified that his mother told him Friday that she was going to die and that the doctors were unable to cure her. He endeavored to soothe her an(Jallay h...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 21 January 1909

$ersowl3tems Fred Kersteti was a Dixon visitor Friday. Amos Wilson was a pessenger to Dixon I' riday. Clifford Knapo transacted business in Dixon Thursday. ' George Baker was a business caller in Dixon Thursday. Wm. Ankney of Dixon visited friends in Ashton Sunday. Claude Drummoml and wife spent Tuesday in Rochelle. Adam Eisenberg and wife vis ited relatives in Dixon Friday. ! Good surrey and baggy for sale. A. J. Nickey. 48t3 Herman Jonker transacted business in Franklin Grove Tues day. Honnr Charters Jr. went to Joliet Friday for a couple days visit. Mr. and Mrs. Casper Krug transacted business in Mendota Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dutton of Hartley, Iowa are here visiting relatives. Raymond Hodge returned to Dixon Monday after a weeks visit here. A. D. Knapp of Franklin Grove was a business caller in Dixon Thursday. Miss Amanda Krug went to Rochelle Friday evening for a short visit. Jacob Wagner was a business caller in Franklin Grove between trains Saturday. Mrs. Fred. Wetzel an...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 28 January 1909

iril N VOL. XIV. NO. 49. ASHTON, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1909. A Sketch of The Farmers Mut- tual Fire Insurance Co. of Bradford NO ASSESSMENTS LIST YEAR Will Hold Their Annual Meeting Hulbert School House February Second. r (Prom The Amboy Journal.) The annual meetiair of the I Farmers' Mutual Fire Ins. Co. of Bradford, Lee Co., Illinois, is called to meet in the Hulbert school house in Bradford township, Tuesday, February 2, 1909. It is the regular meeting; for the election of managers, for bearing reports, and tranacting general business. The company was chartered by special act of the Illinois legislature March 30, 1869, and is authorized to do business anywhere in the state of Illinois; but it has been the policy of the corny any to confine the risks to the territory within about twenty miles from the place for holding annual meetings in Bradford township, The incorporators vrcre, Ira Brewer, R. B. Evitts, Thomas S. Hulbert, Charles D. Hart, Valeu-' tine Hicks, C. F. Sta...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 28 January 1909

MY SOY'S WTOSTtK Too may talk of the pleasur that open malm, And the thrills so ecstatic It grandly awakes, Bat there is no music to give me a joy Like the light-hearted whistle ol my bonnie boy. It isn't a tune, but a jumble galore Of all the notes in the musical score, And while to another it's nothing but noise To me it conveys a heart's volume of joys. Many times in the day I am straining my ear At the door or the window tfhat whistle And when from the distance come? float ing the sound, I know that my boy on his homewny bound. It tells nie he's well lone before he's in sight ; It says he is (happy with childhood's de light ; Then, as it grows louder and nearer, see My bonnie brave boy wave a welcome to me. When he whistles while marching so gaily from school I know he has missed neither lesson nor rule, And, when from his play he comes whistline along. I am sure not a thing he has done that is wrong. Whenever that blithe, merry whistle is still I know that my darling is certain...

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