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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

i "' ;" ... ,r. l j. tcIn Ash Gazette. HE VOL. X. NO. 26. ASHTON. LEE COUNTS AUGUST 18. 1904. WHOLE NUTViEER 494. 1 "r" - '-.ILL.. RAIL ROAD FATALITIES. A Record of the Terrible Railway Catastrophles During the Past Year. From Monday's Telegraph. Over 110 lives were lost on the . Denver and Rio Grande railroad Sunday evening, Aug-. 6th, when tfie giving way of a bridge threw t wo crowded passenger cars into a raging mountain torrent. No accident more destructive of life is to be found in the annals 6f American railroadwrecks, dreadful as many of them have been. There were more lives lost in that one catastrophe than have been sacrificed in all the more serious wrecks of the year. months beguis with an accident on the Western Maryland on the 3rd of January in which three -were killed and thirty-two injured A broken rail was responsible. On the 6th of the. siCtnc month a Kock Island and California ex press train collided with a cattle train at Williard, Kan., and sev en teen persons w...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

A MESSAGE FROM THE FIELDS is Sermon by the "HUhway and Byway" Preacher. (Oopjrticbt, IKK, J. M. Edaoa. t Chicago, Sunday, Aug. 14, 1904. -"Consider the lilies of the field." ESUS points us to the common flowers of tbe field and urges us to consider them, for they have a message for the soul of man. Throughout the ages since Jesus spoke these words, God has been planting His garden In the fields, and the fragrant blossoms, as they lift their bright faces upward to receive the sunshine md the rain, have been in their own sweet way bringing to man God's message and helping to Interpret His written word. What , a picture our text brings before us. Jesus Seated on the green-carpeted slopes of the hillside, the group of faithful disciples whom He has but just formally chosen to follow Him in His ministry, standing behind Him, while before Him and on either side the eager, attentive, expectant multitudes press to hear Him. And Jesus, looking out upon that multitude, sees the anxious, carew...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

ON MEDICAL AUTHORITY. . Shellfish vers responsible for sin cases of typhoid fever In London last year. Mosquitoes, as carrier of the germs of malaria, cause 15,000 deaths every year in Italy. The Institute of German Physicians Issues a warning to young men against taking up the study of medicine, there being at present a glut of young doctors. Norwegian experts believe that by the establishment of sanatorium contain.' lng each about 20 persons It will be pos slble to exterminate tuberculosis In time, just as leprosy, once so prevalent In their country, was practically exter minated. Dr. Dryslwyn Griffiths, president of the British Medical association, says "There is ample evidence of physical deterioration In this country and of lg' norance on matters of hygiene, and as medical men we feel it to be our duty to use our best efforts to stem the tide which-threatens to undermine the very foundations of the British empire." A strange medicine of the fareast is "silajit," long reputed to...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

THE ASHTON GAZETTE RALPH J. DEAJf. EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. One year Six months, Three months 51.00 .so - .25 Entered at the postoflice In Ashton, X- Illinois, as second-class matter. . . THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 1904. A leading- insurance company lias issuctlji tablcof percentages of accidents liable to happen to all men without regard to occu , pation. At the top of the list arc the at-home liabilities. The percentage of accidents which happerl to men while indoors at home is 18.80; the orit-of-doors at home percentage is 15.98, mak ine: a total of 34.78. The sta tistician might have added without fear of contradiction that more people die in bed than anywhere else and thus establish the danger of staying at home or going to bed. A wreck happened at the east end of the yards about 3 o'clock Monday morning. It is a mystery how it happened, but was in all probability caused by eight cars running' down a small grade on the side track and meet...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

What People Jin Doing. The Gazette, $1.00 a year. Lewis Wood went to Rochelle Friday. Franklin Grove erected a flag pole Saturday. Adam Krug Jr., was a Rochelle visitor Sunday. W. E. Trein visited his mother in Dixon Sunday. Ye editor visited friends in Chicago Sunday. Subscribe fot the Gazette, only ' $1.00 for"S3 weeks. ' ', ; Mrs. Chas. Heibenthal weflt to Freeport yesterday. Geo. Kruer and M. N. Glenn were in Dixon Monday. Mrs. Paddock has rented, part of the Farringrer property Mrs..E.,M.' Sheldon is visiting her parents in Gilman, 111 .: CrA.' and h. W. Entorf of Am- boy were in town yesterday. Henry Gonnerman has. bought property in Franklin Grove, Reuben Schuster attended the "Assembly at Dixon Sunday. E. H. Brewster ot Uixon was in town on business Monday. H. E. Stevenson visited the Dixon Assembly over Sunday. The olasterers have finished work on W. Hart's new house. , - City Marshal A. D. Hodges, of Rochelle, was in town Monday, ' A. E. Hutchinson made a bust ness trip to...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

The.Ashton Gazette R. J. DEAN. Publisher. ASHTON, ILLINOIS An Eastern brook trout with two well-developed mouths, one above the other, was a singular catch recently made In Clear lake, near Georgetown, Col.j by Robert Maxwell. Each of the mouths had the customary teeth and was practically perfect In every detail. The fish weighed over two pounds. According to statistics collected by the government there were 47,009,367 hogs in the United States on January 1 last with an average farm valuation of $6.15 per head. Iowa leads In the total number of hogs held at that time and in the total value, the figures showing 7,364,268 head valued at more than (47,000,000. Tho iinrome court of Pennsylvania. In an opinion just sent to Schuylkill county, notifies the lawyers that they can profitably edit their too verbose areiimenta. The court warns attor neys that the court's Judgment of the importance of a case is not at an influenced by the enormous size of the paper books submitted to it. The Sta...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

The Ashton Gazette R. J. DEAN, Publisher. ASHTON, - - ILLINOIS I WISH I COULD. I stand and look In tha (Ian to-night At a girlish form and a (ace that's fair. With not a trace or warning of blight. Nor hint or shadow of coming care. I feel bo joyous, alive, and free I Growing old Is a something that's far . away. I seem as if I must always be Young and happy, care-free and gayDeep down In my heart does a thought unfurl I wish 1 nould always stay a girl. I then, surrounded with fondest care, Could love my lover, and yet net wed; Could keep all my girlish dreams so fair Nor ever weep o'er Illusions fled. I should then not grieve, as a woman will, Over fading beauty, with yearnings vain To feel once more all the happy thrill Of love and love's springtime over ' again. Youth is-so fleeting; Old Time such a churl, I wish I could always stay a glrL My mother Is near me, so tender, true. I turn to leave her, .yet long to stay. I vaguely-wonder If I shall, too. Look sweet and satlent when I...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 18 August 1904

What People Jlre Doing l jp - n I TO SCHOOL?! If you are expecting to attend school this fall remember that the place to get your school books is at the Gazette Book ore We have in stock a very large line of School Books Tablets, Lead Pencils; Copy Books, Erasers, Chalk, Slates, Slate Pencils, Colored Pencils and Chalk, Composition Books, :, The Best Inks, Pencil Boxes. You will also find at the store a large line of good grade Stationery, Confectionery, Tobacco, and Cigars. Our book department is very com plete. We have books by all the noted f rauthors. Books not in stock will be or dered without additional expense. Don't forget the fact that we have genuine photographic campaign buttons. BOOK ASHTON, ILLINOIS. Continued from page five Guy Schottenkirk came home Friday. ' Dr. Price of Mt. Morris was in town Friday. Mrs. Henry Greise and child ren went to Dixon Thursday. Misses Hotzel arid Weishaar visited in Kochelle last week. Miss Eva Anderson visited in Dixon the latter part of...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

ASHT( 1 HE N VOL. X. NO. 27. ASHTON.' LEE COU ILL.; AUGUST 25. 1904. WHOLE NUMBER 49. THECAMPMEETING LARGEST CROWD THAT EV , ER ASSEMBLED ON THE FIRST SUNDAY ' Ur( Crowds From Ashton In At tendance At Every session Great Interested At All Services Although the rainy weather h as somewhat retarded the open inir of the campmeeting at Frranklin Grove, the tents and cottajres seem to be all filled and a general good interest is being manifested by all. The campers are greatly enjoyingthe new tab ernacle and although the attend Alice on the first Sunday is not " nearly so large as on the second Sundar. yet the large building was full to overflowing. ( The fii st services of the camp meetinir were held Friday after noon, the sermo being preached Uv Rev. Limester of Prairie Cen tcr. tn the evening the sermon was by Ret. Claude L. Moore o Sycamore, taking for his text "Where Art Thou.''' Miss Tbilis i in, charge of the Kindergarten department and a large number of children are in attendance...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

The Ashton Gazette R. J. DEAN, Publisher. ASHTON, ILLINOIS The peat bogs of the province ol Ontario are not exceeded in extent by those of any other country in the world. In the southern part of tho province the bogs, while not of very large area, are of sufficient size to bo the basis of a large fuel supply. The royal Italian minister of finance has just granted an Italian firm permission to import, free of duty, electric power by wire from a power station to be erected in Swiss territory. In giving his decision the minister of finance said that no provision had been made in the Italian tariff for taxing imported electric power. The precious mineral production of the Cripple Creek district, Colorado's great mining camp, for the month of June, 1904, was $1,607,000, with an average value of $27 per ton and a tonnage of 52,700. All the old producers are maintaining their output, antf many new lessees are shipping from recently opened mines ore bodies of phenomenal value. On account of...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

The Ashton Gazette" R. J. DEAN, Publisher. ASHTON, ILLINOIS OPEN WINDOWS. (Like ter slam my winders open Long about tills time o' year; Like ter see th' leave a-drlftln', An" I sorter like ter hear fur-oft birds a callln', callln', Like each one 'ud spilt hU th'oat; An' the air is saturated With the sweetness of each not. An' my heart feels like a goblet Brimmin' full o' sparklln' winel An' the way my soul's a-llftin' I can't hardly b'lieve it's mlnel And my feet are almost Jlgsln', An' the glory of the sky Boner's got me goln', goln't I could flop my wings an' fly I I could almost flop my pinions, 'Ith a glad ecstatic whoop, An' Jest .whirl up out the winder, An' go southward with a whoopl An' perch somewhere, In some tree-ton, Where fall-tinted blossoms cling, And Jest spread my face wide open An' permit my soul ter sing! Cut they ain't no pinions on me. An' I couldn't sing a note; X,et alone the sort o' anthem That'd split a feller's th'oat; But I can sing in my fancy Till the mu...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

THE ASHTON GAZETTE RALPH J. DEAX. EDITOR ANI1 PUBLISHER. PUBLISHED EVKKY THURSDAY. TRRMS OK SMSCHIPTION. One year Six months. Three months $1.00 .50 Entered at the postolfice in Ashton, Illinois, as second-class matter. THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 1904. PUBLIC SALE. Tlie undersigned having qui fartiiiriir will cll at li is place of residence oil' the old Chas. Gooch farm, three and one-half miles south of Flag-"- and five and onehalf miles cast of Ashton, in Reynolds township, Lee county, 111., on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 1904, commencing- at 1:00 p. in., sharp, the following- described property: 1 bay gelding- 10 yrs. old, 1 bay mare 9 years old, 1 gray gelding- 9 years old 1 bay mare 11 years old, 1 bay mare 12 years old, 1 bay marc 13 yrs old 1 team of colts coming- 3 years, 2 yearling colts. 7 -milch cows, 2 coming- fresh soon; 1 Durham bull; 3 heifers coming- 2 years old 1 bull Hereford grade; 10 steers coming- 3 years old: 1 steer cominof 2 years old; 1 spring calf. 1 chunk stove, 1 swill...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

What Pecpk The Gazette, $t.00 a year. Harry Quick went to Dixon Fridaj. t Will Anderson went to Dixon Fridaj. School supplies at the Gazette Book Store. Miss Marj Hart was a Dixori visitor Thursday. J. A. Roesler was a passenger to Dixon Monday. Subscribe for the Gazette, only $1.00 for 52; weeks. H. E. Chad wick was a Dixon caller last Saturday. W. J Stevenson was a Franklin Grove caller Friday. Wm. E. Trein was home in Dixon Friday night. Miss Mary Charters was a Ko- , cheile visitor Friday. Mrs. A. M. Bates was a Rochelle visitor Saturday. Cliasi Meister and wife went to Clinton, Iowa, Saturday. P. McMillan in.ide a business trip to Chicago Monday. Miss Eva Anderson visited her parents-in Dixon Sunday. II. M. K-Tsten. went to the Oregon Fair last Thursday. Lyman. Booth was a business visitor in Rochelle Friday. VVhere was Smith when the lights went out Friday night. 11 Jacob' Aschenbrenner attended the Oregon; Fair last Thursday. Miss Lena Kurth of Rochelle visited her parents ov...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

The Findable ...God... Sermon by the "Hihwey and Byway" Preacher. (Copyright, 1W04, by J Jl. EUson.) I Chicago, Sunday, Aug. 21, 1904. T Text: "They sought Him with their whoie desire, and He was found of them." -11. Chron. 15:16. . nm quest iur uuu i never a fruitless one. Man has never yet sought God with persistency and devotion but that he has found Him in all His gra cious mercy and tender love. The search for God need not end as does the search for the fa bled pot of gold at the end of the rain bow, or the persist ent effort to discover the fountain of mernetual vouth. Ah, how vain and dis appointing is much of the struggle and search of human kind! Mucn seeKiug, but little finding! Feverish, persistent quest for fading joys and perishable pos-' sessions, and never realization of desires or satisfaction of soul! It Is bemuse the things sought for are either iunattainable, or, if attainable, are disappointing and unsatisfying when gained'. It is the search for the glittering ge...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

TORTURING PAIN. Ball This Han's Sufferings Would Have Killed Many a Person, But Doan't Cured Him. 0. Sprajrue, stock . dealer, of Normal, HI., writes : " For two whole years I was doing nothing but buying medicines to cure my kidneys. I do not think that k any man ever suffered as I did and lived. T?he X.C. SPRAQUI. pain in my back was so bad that I ould not sleep at night. I could not ride a horse, and iometlmes was unable even to ride in a ear. My condition was critical when I lent for Doan's Kidney Pills. I used three boxes and they cured me. Now I can go anywhere and do as much as anybody. I sleep well and feel no discomfort at all." . A TRIAL FREE 'Address Foster Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y. For sale by all dealers. Price, 50 cents. " old would oddities. A ledger kept in the Irish language was produced at the Roscommon Assizes, in Ireland, and the witness had to go on the bench to translate the terms for the judge. An attempt is being made in Vienna, Austria, to persuade servant...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 25 August 1904

V 1 mTr -1---LLELL .nLiiii.Li II il ,, , S'y 2 What People Jire Doing. $ nun ARE YOU GOINO TO SCHOOL? If you are expecting to attend school this fall remember that the place to get your school books is at the Gazette Bool Store. We have in stock a very large line of 1 School Books, Tablets, Lead Pencils, Copy Books, Erasers, Chalk, Slates, Slate Pencils, Colored Pencils and Chalk, Composition Books, The Best Inks, Pencil Boxes. You will also find at the store a large line of good grade Stationery, Confectionery, Tobacco, and Cigars.j Our book department is very complete. We have books by all the noted authors. Books not in stock will be ordered without additional expense. Don't forget the fact that we have genuine photographic campaign buttons. GAZETTE BOOK ASHTON, ILLINOIS. Continued from page five Adam Griese went to Dixon' Tuesday. ' C, L. Clark was a Rochelle visitor Monday. Miss Minnie Mall is a victim of diphtheria. Prof, II. B. Price was a Dixon caller Tuesday. P. F. Geary an...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 1 September 1904

FHE ASHTQN' GAZETTE. ASHTON. LEE COUNTY.-ILL., SEPTEMBER 1. 1904. WHOLE NUMBER 4S6. vht. y NO. 28. I, is- CAMP MEETIN0 CLOSES. laaeiH Crw t tb FrMklli Grove C Groaad Sunday Last Sunday was the closing day for the Methodist camp meeting in session at Franklin Grove and while the receipts have not been quite up to that of former years, Supt. A. J. Nickey, when interviewed by a representative of this paper, stated that the last Sunday's receipts were quite a little above the average. The tabernacle concentrated the crowd to such an extent that it ' was not so easy to estimate the size of the crowd as formerly. The services began at 6 a. m. and lasted until 11 p. m. At 10:30 a. m. Bishop John H. Vincent preached. His subject was the Mission of the Church, taking for his text 1 Timothy 3:15. He dwelt on the fact that the church is to proclaim and defend the truth and must discard everything not in harmony with it. The Sunday School at 1:30 p. tn. which well filled the tabernacle was taug...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 1 September 1904

fifipinos at St. Louis World's Fair Wonderful Music Rendered Daily by Islanders on Plaza of Philippine Building. HERE are some people who still assert that the United States obtained nothing, through the annexation of the -Philippines, but a lot of naked savages. In spite of the government's display at the World's Fair, which shows, in addition to the four wild tribes, the refined Visayans with . their beautiful fabrics and their delicate embroideries, the loyal brown soldiers of Uncle Sam and the cultured commissioners and offi cials, there are some purblind indi viduals who refuse to see that the Fill' ptno is anything but a nuisance and a menace to our country That he could be capable of clviliza tlon and uplifting seems utterly ridic ulous to those who have studied himT No, to the class who dare not visit the Philippine reservation at the World's Fair for fear of being convinced against their will. That a great many of the natives of the isfends could already be cultured and pef...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 1 September 1904

CODLDU'T LIFT TEN POUNDS. Don'i Kidney Fills Brought Strength and Health to the Sufferer, Making Him , Feel Twenty-Five Yean younger. J. B. CortDn, farmer and lumberman, SIS A HINT FOR BEEKEEPERS. of Deppe. N. f C says: . "! suffered for years withN my back. It was so bad that I could not walk any distance nor even ride, in easy burgy.' I do not believe I could have raised fern j. b. coiitos. ..pounds of Weight from the ground, the pain veas so severe. This was my condition when I began using Doan's Kidney Pills. They quickly relieved me and now lam never troubled as I was. My back is strong and I can walkor ride a long distance and feel just as strong as I did Jtwenty-five years ego. -I think so much of Doan's Kidney Pills that I have fiven a supply of the remedy to some of my neighbors and they have also found good results. If you can sift anything from this rambling note that will be of any service to you, or to anyone suffering from kidney trouble, you are at liberty to do so." ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ashton Gazette — 1 September 1904

I f THE ASHTON GAZETTE RALPH J. DEAN. EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. " pi-bushed ever Thursday. TKKMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. One year Six months. Three months $1.00 .50 Entered at the postoftke in Ashton, .Illinois, as second-class matter. THURSDAY, SKPTK-BEK, 1, 1904. . T. E. Aitisworth and fntnilj and Mrs. Joseph Sunders, left for the east, the. former to visit his mother and old home in Lydia, Maryland, andnhe latter to visit in Gettysburg, Pa. P McMillan left 'uirsday eve ning- lor J.,ake tfenton, Minn., where he will enjoy a six days hunting- trip after which he will visit the state fair at St. Paul and will return home by the way of, Chicago. Fred Kichardson hauled a bus loud consisting- of Ralph Des inond, Harry Bowers, R. R Sehuster, Adam Krug- Jr.,. John Sindlinger, S. D. Lippert and Carl Schade to Dixon, where they took the street car for Sterlin to. visit the fair, last week. The Young People's Christian Endeavor meets every Sunday evening in the Presbyterian church, at six o clock. You...

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