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X PRKSSIOW [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
X PRKSSIOW Dried fruit at Wathen s . f : J Adara Bast has moved to towh . J . F . Wathen has started his . &amp; e \ livery wagon . Jones Greene is attending scho &lt; v | in Richmond , Va . ! E . R . Oeltjen was up from the ! Burg Wednesday . • • to 6 large oranges for 25 cents a $ Wathen s . || Ed Swain is repainting Nelson ^ Greenes buggy . •/ . Gaines Greene is visiting bifvj daughters in Knoxville , 111 . . ^ Brother Onstott , of the Democrat ! is sojourning in the southern states , j Geo . Welch shipped a car of cat ji tie Tuesday . -j Nelson Greene and W . H . Spear * , ! . were in Petersburg Sunday . ! 6 bananas for 10 cents at Wa- ! then s . i John Buchanan of Ashland , visit ed his daughter here this week . The courthouse in Petersburg , will be sold at public sale next i Wednesday . Dadisman and Mat Helm will open a restaurant at Franklin , in Morgan county , soon . Y Raisins 5 cents per pound at Wathen s . The Scientific American has ? . subscriber who ha...
A ROMANCE IN REAL LIFE , [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
A ROMANCE IN REAL LIFE , A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF MARY NEELY When Lincoln left Mrs , Spears she watched his retreating form for a few minutes and turned to the writer and said : He is a very smart young man and I would not be surprised if he would be president of the United States some day . Many years after this , the writer was telling Mr Lincoln in the presence of his brother-in-law and a few others , of the remarks on the occasion . of his last visit . He sat for a moment in silent contemplation then remarked that she was a prety good guesser . That was while he was a candidate . He also said that she was the most remarkable woman he had ever seen . Mrs . Spears was very methodical in her habits . She abhored the use of calomel and quinine , contending that they were not only useless but injurious . Mrs . Spears was a member of the Baptist church for nearly 75 years ; her deportment was always that of a Christian . While chari table to others she was firm in the right ; as she un...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
E / E . CARDS . . . 0 . * A . CARD . TBA 1 NS aoiNfl NOBTH . No . 5 , Atlantic Express .... 6 : 10 am 47 , Kansas City Mail ...... B : 30 pm 77 . Wav Freight .. ? .. . .. 10 . 15 am tBADIS GOtNO SOUTH . Train So . 6 ( Pacific Express . . , 8 : 5 ! fpm ., &lt;• « 4 K . Kansas City Mail .... 8 : 85 am •« 80 , Way Freight .. 1 : 16 pm Through tickets sold and baggage checked to all points . Connections made at Chicago nioomington . St . Louis and Kansas City , with connecting roads . J . CUABLTON , C . F . CLENDENB . V _ . G . P . AT . Agent Local Agent LANDSCAPE •» • of winter with its leafless tree ? and ice-bonnd streams offers the amateur photographer as many opportunities for artistic work as do the most pleasant days of summer , and one need not think that a Pocket Kodak purchased now need b e laid u way until summer before using . The little Instrument is hardly larger than a well Mled parse , yet It takes beautiful snowscapes ; and is always ready for making a nashlight...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
BEL-miVERY . ^ SALE STABLE Headquarters for GRAIN , HAY ^ FEED . Good Rigs furnished at living prices . Special attention given the trav eling public . ; Buyers furnished for marketable Horses . C . H . BELL . Tallula , 111 . J . F . Willson , Scott Greene WILLS 0 N &amp; GREENE , BANKERS . Deposits solicited . All collections given prompt attention . Office hours . 9 : 00 a . m ., to 4 : 00 p . m . INEDMNITY 0 FFERD —BY THE—HOME INS . Co . -OFNew York . —FOR LOSS BY FIRE , LIGHTNING ~ R . B . EUH Art ., It May do as Much for U Mr Fred Miller of Irving , 111 ., writes that he had a severe kidney trouble for many years with severe lains in bi hack , also that his blad • ler was affected . He tried many 1-0 called liidney cures but without gnod result . About a year ago be began w e of Electric Bitters and muud re ief a once . Electric Biters is especially adapted to cure of 1 . kidney and liver troubles and flen gives almost instant relief . One trial will prove our statement...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
AccoBDiNSto the surveys of an agent of the British government , all that portion of Forty-Mile creek in Alaska where gold has heon discovered belongs to the United States . ¦ IT was reported from Berlin , on the 26 th , that Dr . Behring , of Leipsic , had discovered an anti-eholera serum , and that a public demonstration of its properties would be made at an early day . ITiitE ENGINE NO . 2 , with two nien , plunged into the river through the drawbridge at the foot of Seneca etreet , Cleveland , 0 ., on the morning of the 25 th . The horses were drowned , hut the men were rescued . FAILURES for the United States foi the week ended on the 24 th , as reported by R . O . Dun &amp; Co ., were 373 , against 303 for the corresponding week last year . For Canada the failures were 01 , against 59 last year . THE London Standard , on the 23 d , announced the death of Prince Henry of Battcnburg , the husband of Princess Beatrice , who accompanied the expedition against the Ashantees ...
. ' - _ ^™¦ GfflB ENT TOPICS . [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
. - _ ^™¦ GfflB ENT TOPICS . J / i . V TEBBBWBffHBiEF . . V LIV . CONGRESS . , ( rirst Session ;) tH-ttie senate , pn tlieJ ^ L most of tlio day s sesslta was spout In d ^ Hj ^ of- bills oh the calendar that were un ^^^^ Lto , 65 of which tie a passed . Two re ^ B ^^^^ vlng reference to tlie war In Cuba ^^ fJ ^^| B ^ f discussion , refo &amp; od to the oyoihmrii !; * lr ior 0 ]| Kn relations ...... In too house the urirc * nv /&gt; ,. 07 p ) noy appropriation bill , carrying $ 1 , 420 , 401 , was passed , being the third appropriation bill already passed at this session . Among other measures passed was a bill alarming and legalizing the Issue of certain bonds authorized by the lost . legislature of New Mexico for public buildings . IN the senate , on the S 2 J , Senator Woloott ( Gol . ) j held the rapt attention of senators on both , sides of the chamber during a set speech In condemnation of the proposed extension of thc ^ ionroo doctrine and in criticism of the a...
PERSONAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
PERSONAL AND GENERAL AT the mouth of Fishing creek , which empties into tho Ohio river at New Matihasville , W . Va ., on the 23 d , M . B . PotflPand two assistants east a seine , and upon withdrawing it found tho most remarkable catch of fish on record . There were in the seine 3 , 700 fish , of which all but about 300 were large ; enough to bo marketable . Mils CLARA BAHTOX and her staff members of the National Red Cross societaJJB &amp; iled , on the 22 d , on the steumshhfe . lfcw York . Those who accompa * L » i , Mlss Barton were Dr . J . B . Ili ^ HT , field cgent ; Miss . Lucy ( jy ^^^ L ^ nogxjmJtouf ^ lJty . pcwritcr ; 5 W | BP 9 Son , mtef ^ refer ii ^ ul linguist , antf xTcorge II . Pullman , secretary to Miss Barton . AT the closing session of their convention in Chicago , on the 23 d , the National Association of Manufacturers of the United States passed a resolu tion , among others , asking the establishment by the government of a department of manufactures u...
. - , ' .. ' . 1 , ILLINOIS STATE NEWa Died . .... _ . ' [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
. - , .. . 1 , ILLINOIS STATE NEWa Died . .... _ . James Martin , an early settler of Bureau county , and for many years . a grain dealer at Maiden , aged 70 . He died in Oklahoma . - Mrs . Keziah Uadgett , One of the oldest residents of Charleston . She had just received 81 , 000 back pension dues on account of her husband , a Mexican war veteran . Steven Mills Smith , one of the oldest , wealthiest and best-known merchants of Pana , at the age of 74 . Mrs . Rhoda Blanchard Stearns , aged 84 , at the residence of her daughter , Mrs . Dr . L . B . Farrar , at Paxton . • Frederick Foreman , aged 87 , at Metropolis . He was tho father-in-law of MayOr Quante and Judge J . C . Courtney . Judge W . II . Boyer , aged 45 , one of the best-known attorneys in southern Illinois , at his home in Cairo , after a weeks illness , with measles . Interment at Ilarrisburg , the old home of the deceased . Geo . L . Burruss , ono of the old settlers of Greene county , at his home , Locust Lawn , aged ...
LATF . NEWS ITEMS . [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
LATF . NEWS ITEMS . la the senate , on the 27 th , tho chaplain , in li is opening prayer , made an impassioned appeal in behalf of the people of Armenia . The senators from the new state of Utah appeared and ; took their seats , Senator Cannon drawing the long term . The house bond bill with the senate free coinage substitute was taken up as unfinished business In the house the senate concurrent resolution demanding a cessation of inhuman outrages against the helpless Armenians was discussed for four hours and passed . Tho dip- 1 lomatic and consular bill for the coming fiscal year was reported from committee , j ON the 27 th Acting Secretary of , the Treasury Wike instructed col-j lectors of customs to look out for the steamer . 1 . W . Hawkins , alleged td have left New York on a filibustering expedition to Cuba . Senor de LomcJ the . Spanish minister , affirmed thai Galixto Uarcia was aboard the steam er , with arms , ammunition and men , and that the steamer would take onl more...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
PURE Blood means sound health . With pure , rich , healthy blood , the stomach and digestive organs will bo vigorous , and there will be no dyspepsia . Rheumatism and neuralgia will be unknown . Scrofula and salt rheum will disappear . Your , nerves : will be strong ; your sleep sound , sweet and refreshing : Hoods SarsaparlUa makes puro blood . That is why it cures so many diseases . That is why thousands take it to aura disease , retain good health . Remembei Hood s Sarsaparilla Is the One True Blood Purifier ; All drugglsts . il , HnnH c Dillc cure Liver Ills ; easy to ItUUU S » fl Up take , easy to onerate . 25 o . ASK YOUR DEALER FOR W . L . DOUGLAS * 3 . SHOE ^ W LD T HB If you pay 91 to 86 for shoes , ex- M ^ K amine the \ V . L . Douglas Shoe , and . 9 ^&amp; see what a good shoe you can buy for ^ a * ¦ OVER 100 STYLES AND WIDTHS , t CONGRESS , BUTTON , and LACE , made in all kinds of the best selected leather by skilled workmen . TVe manufacturer in the world . ^^ J...
THE PRIZE ORATION [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
THE PRIZE ORATION BY EDEN E . REXFORD , The faculty of Brnndon academy had offered a prize for the best oration to be delivered at the coming commencement by any member of ^ he graduating class . This prize was to be a scholarship * in one of the best colleges in ( he country . John Darrylls heart gave a great thrill when the . announcement was mnde regarding the nature of the prize to be given . If he could only gain it ! He -was a poor boy . It had been hard work for him lib complete the academy course . But by doing whatever he found-to do , outside * of school hours , and patient , persistent study , he had succeeded in not only , keeping up with his class , but in practically leading itHe was looked upon as the member of the graduating class who was most likely to carry off the honors at the coming commencement . His heart was set upon obtaining a thorough education , but it seemed probable that his school days must end with the completion of the academy course . But when the p...
A WOMAN PIOMBR , [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
A WOMAN PIOMBR , The Extraordinary Career of Mrs , J . P . Hadley . . Owner and Manager of a Splendid Pralrii Farm-Wonderful Grit and Endurance . From the Free Prea , Streator , III . On a splendid farm at Blackstone , iotb &lt; very heart of the great , rich and prosperous prairies of Northern Illinois , - lives Mrs . J . P . Hadley , She owns and personally directs the affairs of her farm , which is as rich and productive as the most ambitious could desire ; • She is now sixty-five years old and was afflicted with bleeding of the lungs for fortyfive years . During that , time she was a great sufferer , she was weak , tired and run , down , and in consequence existence , even , was a burden . There was no pleasure in life for her . During all these years , she said to the writer , I had received treatment from many very successful and eminent physicians They could do nothing for me . I continued to grow worse , year by ycar , until lost spring when I was so . bad that I cou...
MUSIC AND THE STAGE . [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
MUSIC AND THE STAGE . The old Ccntial Congregational church in Providence , R . I ., is being made into a theater . Miss Sibyl Sanderson s ambition is to become a singer . At the Paris grand opera recently she tried tho part of fiilda in Rigoletto . Canon Miiller of Fulda , has arranged the old Saxon epic Holland , describing the life of Christ , as a mystery play and set it to music . Herr Steiner , of Vienna , offers a prize of $ 600 for Ihe beet one-act opera and one of $ 200 for the best libretto , open 1 o musicians of all nations . Ilka von Palmay , the celebrated Hungarian soubrette , will play apart written in broken English , in Gilbert &amp; Sullivan s new opera , which is to be brought out in London . Zola s Messidor , the opera libretto for which M . Bruneau has composed the music , is original , and not taken from any of his novels . It has nothing in common with La Terre , - as was rumored .
STRANGE AND STARTLING [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
STRANGE AND STARTLING A baby weighing exactly one pound vyais born in San Francisco last Christmas day . Olympia , Wash ., has a well with a bottom that is gradually rising to the surface of the earth . Die , and I will do tho rest , is the advertisement of a Chesaning , Mich ., funeral director . A codfish weighing 5 G pounds was brought into Portland , Me ., a few days ago , tHie largest codfish seen there in many years . • A talking canary has been for a year in the possession of a well-known resident of Rockland , Me . It sings articulate sentences so clearly that anybody can recognize the words . It is said that every man , woman and child who lives at Point San Pedro , Cal ., is a bleached blonde . This peculiar condition of affairs is due to the chemicals used in the powder factory at that place .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
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BOOKS AND WRITERS [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
BOOKS AND WRITERS Devil occupies 17 % columns m the new installment of Dr . Murray s New English Dictionary . The Boston public library has secured the manuscript of one of Lope De Vega s 2 , 000 plays . It is 264 years old . Pierre Loti is writing a romance called Eamondcho , about smugglers on the Basque frontiers , Jt will be ready n ^ t su mmer . £ s * Y $ « i 5 dogi , j » t ») and . other aniinalp carried Jong distances on ears , an )! steamers , sometimes confined in ha | s . and baskets , can , without asking any ; questions , find their way home , and birds travelling thousands of miles ; coaj ebaok year after year to the same npsjiSi and carrier • pigeons to their dovecotes , It ts pretty sure that they ktiiw some things to a knowledge of wjrloh no human being has yet atto | ned . There Is a vast field of animal intelligence to bo studied , and the m $ re we study . the more we shall -be filled with wonder and admiration . ¦ : f ¦ •— — / HUBBAH FOB PENHSYLVANIA . JThe terme...
^ T —~ ^ 7 ^ ' ' ' - V -, In Olden Times . - .. ;; . ' ; -s . [Newspaper Article] — Express — 1 February 1896
^ T —~ ^ 7 ^ - V- , In Olden Times . - .. ;; . ; -s . People overlooked the . importance ol permanently beneficial effects and were % tis- • fledwlth transient notion ; but now thjitit Is generally known that Syrup of Flffslwlll permanently overcome habitual constipation , well-informed people will not fbuy other laxatives , which act for a time } but finally injurethe system . ¦ *&lt; » * -V , . BEECHAM S PILLS fop constipation 10 c and 86 o . Got the book &lt; tt : ie ) at your druggist s and go by it . Annual sales 6 , 000 , 000 boxes . Mas . S UBURB - * i thought you said it was the little boy next door who was making all the noise ? Little JohnDio- So 1 } was , ma . I was hitting him with a sucJiV —- Tit-Bits . f ; L