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VOL. 43. NO. 23.
till IBIS, fi
THE GREAT
DRY COWS ID
OF OTTAWA,
OITI.HS TUB Vn HEA.TEST ATTRACTIONS
Id Quantity, Style, ail Economy in Price.
The Finest Assortment Ever Shown Under
One Koof In this Section of the State.
Biyii Direct from i Mannfactnrers mi Importers,
FOB CASH,
Gives them tin Advantage of Placing en their Counters the
"BEST OF EVEHYTHINO at the LOWEST PIUCES.
NEW FALL AND WINTER GOODS.
E Y E It Y 2 D E P A It T M E N T CROWDED.
Immense Stock of Cloaks and Suits
New Shawls, Kich New Silks,
ELEGANT PLUSHES AND VELVETS,
(;Jc a yard leu tlmn usual piicea.)
NEW CARPETS AND CURTAINS,
STYLISH NEW MILLINERY
CHOICE NEW DRESS GOODS,
100 Pieces Double-Width Cashmeres at 25c a Yard,
New Winlf r Hosiery, Flannels, Blankets and Underwear, and
LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S SHOES.
A SavingSof 25 per cent, can be made by Tradinglat
SCOTT BROS. & 00:B.
1819. 1882.
JGTMA
Insurance Co. of Hartford
i
GASH CAPITAL - : - $4,0000,000.00
Reserve for Re-Ins. & all other liabilities, 1, 774,849. 74
Net Surplus, - - . - 3,127,422.90
Gash Assets Jan. 1, 1882, $8,902,272.64
Losses Paid at Ottawa Agency, $20,895.13.
Losses Paid at the Great Fire in Chicago, $3,782,023.10.
Losses Paid at Great Boston Fire, $1,604,067.62.
Total losses paid since Organization:
S53,4z01,6470e.
GEO. W. RAVENS, Agent,
MEAT MARKET,
l'ubllc attention Is called to
Tie Centennial Meat MM,
ON LA SALLE STREET,
Went of Oora Homo nik., where all first srailes of
Freak and Salted Meats, bmoked Ham, Shoul
der! and Bacon. Sausage. Lard, &c, .
Are constants kept on lmnct. Fresh I-nKo Fish and
Game Meats In tliclr season.
llili.-nt Vrirw 1'nlil for Oooil C!;ttl-.
Crtlcr by Telephone No. 81.
Ottawa. Aug. 30,-4mo 8. DREIFl'SS. Propr.
IF YOU
INTEND TO BUILD.
If you Intend to liulld. or are rnnslnVrlnff tlie matter. or
re paying high real. It will pay you to call uwn
E. HARVEY SMITH & CO.
And see torn 8uO or 400 plans of all kind, of residence
building from a cottatre to a palatial mansion. They
will aliow yon the front elevation, the detail of the
filan. the estimate on material., and give you all the
nforiratlon that yon may il.ire to make a modern
dwelling. The style are varliii atiil will anlt every
taste, ann comprise all modern convenience. Call
and see, and toil will he surprised to learn how yon can
get a bandaoina house for su little money. aLg6
FOR SALE.
The Galloway Hete nd InniL ( feet deen by s4
fret front, with no" I title; ntnated In the e.iy of Ot
tawa, 111. Will be id hi bargain If sold s-ion. Ad
dress W. A. IMCKKIOHN. ,
April t-Utptf Manelllea, Illinois.
CARPET HOUSE
S. E. corner P. 0. Block.
LiTery &Feefl Stalile.
PETER EGAN
would respectfully nnuuitiien to thn citizens of Ottawa
and vicinity that he has one of the choicest Uvery
stocks In the city, at the City Stables, such us tho
Latest Styes of Dads, Carriages aod Buggies,
to kt at prices to suit the times. Parties, weddings,
literal. Picnics, c, supplied with good rigs on short
notice. Funeral In thn country or adjoining towns
promptly attended to. Persons taken to ami from tho
depots, or to thocountry night or dny. IfTKeincinlicr
the place en Main street, east of side cut, one block
west of new court house. . 1'KTtB KG AN.
W. K. STEWART,
ContractoriBnler.
Shop Three Doors North of
Clifton Hotel,
OTTAWA. ILL.
Any one having tMthrr BiiiWina tnptvet or Krpatni to
fie made. In town or cuuntry, are Invtfifl ii.chII.
LOWEST PRICES
Given and work guaranteed to he ttrd clss. in a!! re
s;wt. Ilumies furnished on app'.lia'ioii.
Contracts taken for Plastering or Chimney
work sctnrate from building contracts.
ilL ILIiINO PAPKK for sale cieip.
W. K. STEWART.
OTTAWA, ILL., SATURDAY, OCTOBER. 28, 1882.
THE
Largest,
Finest,
. Cheapest
And Best
STOCK OF
DEW 80018
AND
CARPETS
In Ottawa
IS AT
HULL'S.
Do not take our word,
but call and see if
what we say is
not true.
W. H. HULL.
Telephone No. 57.
IURKE BRO'S
DEALERS IN
Slillt 111 Filil
2:i La Salle Street,
OTT A.AV.A-, ILL.
Every Family in La
Salle County,
Whether now trading In Ottawa or not, are
respecttuily
INVITED TO CALL
AT THE ABOVE 6T0HE
And Learn Prices anil Examine Goods.
A FULL GUARANTEE
That the Ptock is First Class in Every Re
spect, ami Sold at
BOTTOM FIGURES.
We Keep a Full Stock of
the Best Grades of
FLOUR
INCLiniKtJ
The "Victor Mills," of Ottawa,
Minnesota Flour,
And the Best llrands from other mills.
Highest Prices Paid for Farmers' Products.
Please rive ns a call whi n In the city, or send your
orders by mall, telegraph or telephone,
and they will re. cave
PROMPT ATTENTION.
BURF.E BROS.
Ottawa AUf. 80, U81
BBOCERIIS
Clonk mill Shawls.
An Important feature of Mia great fttock at
II. J. Oillen's 1 the Cloak and Shawl De
partment, which lias been removed to tin)
rooms up stairs, tho Immense stock down
stairs crowding the department to much that
It became Impossible to show cloaks and
shawls to the convenience of customers be
low. Tho success of this department has
been very great, and Invoice after Invoice has
been received, sold and replaced. To-day the
stock Is full again, replete with new styles
and garments trimmed with tho most fash
ionable materials: black coney, wool pluuli,
pointed bearer, &c. Aluo'somcthlng pnrtieu.
larly choice in silk lined cloaks, stylish Eng
lish walking jackets for young ladles, Ac.
The Shawl Stock, as usual, Is the banner
slock of the town. Choice woolen suawl.
beavers and thoso Diost reliable and choice
Paisley and Brocho shawls. Cillleu bus ol
ways led in cloaks and seawls, and the pres
ent stock is Immense as to quantity, superb
as to quality, and most satisfactory ns to
price.
Tho carpet stock on tho same Iloor is alike
worthy the atteutloa of ibose Interested.
The other stocks are full to overllowlng.
The houso never showed so uutny varieties of
new goods as now, tho stocks containing
everything tho market advertises us fashion
able or desiruble. -Full
lines of all wluter L'ood.
Flannels by tho ton at unheard of prices,
good flannels selling as low as 25 cts.
Indeed, Glllen's is "booming." The home
has prepared for a trade largely lu excess of
former seasons (warranted by the remarkable
growth of tho home during the past year),
and since the marked low prices uro being
appreciated (as they should be) by those who
have thus fur examined the house, the trad
there promises to far exceed that of any
former season. Nothing succeeds like suc
cess, as Gillcn's Is proving dally.
The Edison F.lectric Light Company of Ot
tawa organized nearly two years ago, are be
ginning to consider tho matter of putting It
Into active shape. Recent correspondence
upon the subject is disclosing some import
ant facts bearing upon the subject.
A Warning.
Cold, wet weather will soon take the place
of this beautiful fail season, una you will
need warm, dry and comfortable boots and
shoes. Don't wait till bad weather catches
you, but come at once to Joe Megallin's,
where you can find everything in tho boot
and shoe line, including water-tight boots,
at common sense prices.
The county authorities are building a cis
tern at the boiler house with the capacity of
2S0 barrels, to be supplied with water through
a pipe running from the sldecut. The cistern
will bo divided Into two compartments, a CI
tor being placed between them. Filtered
water will be used for steam purposes, and
tho unliltercd in caso of ftro breaking out.
Workmen were engaged during the week in
laving the pipe along Jncksou street that
will furnish the water.
The cheapest place in Ottawa to get your
hats, caps, gloves, Irnuks and furnishing
goods Is at M. BUeTcl & Co.'s.
Stoves rou Sai.c A "Splendid" and a
"Garland" heater, large size, In good condi
tion! will be sold cheap. Enquire nt II. II.
Trask's.
Henry Wulther has returned home from his
weekly trip to Chicago and bus brought tho
finest display of choice fruits ever show n in
this city for one pear alone ho paid .V) cents.
Call and see what he can show you.
Lost! Lost!! l.t!M
Three hogs weighiug ITS pounds each.
Any Information regarding same will be
thankfully received uiul paid for by
Marseilles P. O. J. Pisrcv.
Call at Sponcer's and get one of his news
papers. Double weddings seem to be fa,hioiinlIo
this season. On Thursday evening that of
Mr. J.C. Ayling and Miss Maggie ritevenaon,
and Mr. James II. IJ.nker and Miss Sarah
Stevenson took place. Mr. Iiarkcr occupied
his place as usualthe next day on lliu L'niti d
States cxprees company's wagon. Mr. and
Mrs. Ayling will probably reside in liloutn
ington. Secure one of those fculskin skutini; caps
for boys and girls, for ('2.00, at A. Frank it
Co.'s, tho people's cinlhiors.
Part of a buttle of Parker's-Ginger Tonic
cured mo of rheuiiiutistn. My dyspeptic wife
net so much relief from ilie b ilunce that ehc
tried another bottle, and now we can truly
say we have never had better health. A iio?
t'in Mechanic.
Of the followinjj; statement
can be thoroughly establish
ed by a single trial: " The
Golden Slipper Cigar has
no equal for 5 cents." It.
contains the best tobacco,
and is well made; a cigar as
pure is seldom found. The
price and quality establishes
a new era in cigars.
The Axle Grease I sell
contains no lard, water or
filler; will wear longer than
all others; does not melt and
run away in the sun. All
should use it, as it costs no
more than the inferior kinds.
The fact is established that
I am the largest and princi
pal Paint Dealer in this sec
tion. I sell the best Leads,
Oils, Brushes, Arc, at the
lowest figures. I am sole
agent for the old time-tried
and reliable Mixed Paints;
sold at the same nkc as
those water, lime, soap, ben
zine paints.
My Prescription Depart
ment is complete; all drugs,
chemicals and preparations
the purest and best, with
competent clerks and low
est prices.
E. Y. GRIGGS.
THE
ACT
Ladles,
If you want your boy to look well, buy bis
clothes at Flske & Beem's.
(1.50 buy a boy's overcoat at Fiske &
Beem's.
Children and boys suits cheap kt Flsku A
Beem's.
Neckties for boys and children at Flske &
Beem's.
Ladles, come and see our children's goods.
You aro welcome at Fiske & Beem's. No
troublo to show goods at Flske fc Beem's.
Ladles, remember that you can And hats
and caps, gloves and mittens for children,
boys and men at Flske & Beom's.
L. II. Johnson, the special officer from
Nebraska, who caused the arrest of John II.
Wiggins on the chargo of larceny, arrived in
Ottawa Thursday with the warrant for his
arrest. This was forwarded to Governor
C'ullom that evening and it is probablo that
It will be re;urned to-day, and the man and
his prisoner will proceed west at once.
Tut sks. When In wantofatruuk be sure
and go to Stlefel's; see his stock and get Mi
price;. It will pay you every time.
M. Stikfei. Co.
Spencer has tho largest and best stock of
boots and shoes in the city. Call and see his
prices before you buy.
lolniMit and Clonks.
Two more cases of those elegant garments
that have sold so rapidly wore received yes
terday at Scott Bros. & Co.'s. This firm are
doing the cloak business of tho county and
'twould bo well for the ladies who usually
send to Chicago and New YorK, to look at
this large stock, for a great many of our la
dies who lave lately inspected the cloaks in
Chicago have come back and made their
purchases from this firm, and when wo can
do so well it certainly pays to trade at homo.
Our stock of underwear is very large. It
embraces some of. tho flncBt goods ever
shown in Ottawa. Fine goods without fancy
prices. Come In and sec them at M. Stio
fel & Co.'s.
A change of time will be made November
fitli in tho running tirao of the Kock Island
train. It is probable the Peru accommoda
tion will then bo mado a faster train, as be
fore stated.
Drluklnic a Keg of lleer In Five Minutes.
At a recent trial in Chicago a saloon keep
er in defending his theory that lager Is not
intoxicating, said he drank between fifty and
sixty glasses a day and it didn't make him
tight; but ho didn't know what effect beer
would have if a man mode a pig of himself.
That story reminds us that the best place to
buy men's and boys' clothing is at A. Frank
A Co.'s, the people's clothiers, west of the
court house.
Maher rtros.
V"ithout making much display or loud tolk
about their store and stock Messrs. Maher
Bros, are commanding an immenso trade
and all beeauso they please their patrons.
Just now their largo double store, corner of
La Salle and Superior streets, is filled with
new good of every grade and description
suitable for winter.
In tho dry goods department may be found
all tho finest grades of dress goods, from
which can be selected as handsome a dress as
can bo found in the city.
A full line of domestics, prints, cloths, Ac.
Also a full line of boots and shoes. These
goods never fail to give abundant satisfaction
whenever tried.
Their grocery department, as usual, Is
fully stocked with all the choice brands of
groceries. Every Louseholder should call at
Maher Bros, before they lay in a winter's
supply. Prices aro down to the bottom.
All purchases delivered to any port of tho
city. Those of our readers who have never
favored this firm with their patronage are In
vited to call and Inspect the stock and prices.
Their regular patrons are requested to drop
in and see tho fine display of new goods. It
will well repay them.
A surveying party, under direction of tho
United States authorities, passed through
Ottawa Thursday evening, along tho canal.
The object of tho survey Is to determine tho
cost or enlarging thu "ditch" to the capacity
of a ship canul.
Kcmeinber Child it Philips havo now the
most complete stock of boots and shoes in
the city, and their prices aro moiiT. Coll and
judge for yourself.
A valuable set of china ware numbering
fifty four pieces, will be given away at Burko
Bros. Purchasers of a pound can of baking
powder will receive a ticket, aud when the
lot of powder now on hand has been dis
posed of the set will bo awarded to the hold
er of the lucky number. Buy a can and try
fur the dishes.
Tho last stone of tho new court house was
raised to position yesterday and will prob
ably be set this morning by Andrew Schcrer,
tho veteran stone mason who has been with
Messrs. Coiwell from the time the first stone
was laid.
Just recelued, ladles' Btid misses' calfbut
tun. Child & Pmri-s.
Hev. Mr. Young, pastor of tho Methodist
church of Ottawa, was met by his parishion
ers and congregation at the lecture room of
the church on Thursday evening in a pleas
ant sociable. Besides a lino address by Mr.
Young, there was some excellent singing by
Miss Mureellus, also quartette aud other sing
intf, and excrutscs that made the evening pass
very pleasantly. The "new minister" seems
to have captured the heat Is of bis church
members from the first.
Medicated flannel underwear best and low
est prices at A. Frank & Co.'s.
Mascots to the front. They played the
Morris Greys yesterday, on the west side
grounds. Score Vi to S, in favor of Ottawa.
This ends the season.
How Now! WliHt la It?
The irrcat system renovator is Bt'KlKM'K
Ki.(K)i) Uittbk. Try it and bo convinced.
Price (l.x, trial size 10 cents.
Sanders Bros, arc putting up two new cot
Hes on Superior street for Miss Haywood.
I Persons recovering from wasting diseases,
i such as malaria, fevers, etc., w ill be greatly
I benefitted by tho ue of Brown's Iron Bitters,
a true tonic.
I Teams are now crossing the new Fox river
bridge nt the aqueduct, it being completed
1 all but the pnintinu', which Is uowboing done.
My husband Lad druiikt n habits he could
not overcome until Parker's Ginger Tonic
took awav bis thlst f ir stirnuinnts, tc'red
his energv of mind a. id nerve, and .;veLiru
ftn-nulh to utt'.-tnl Vus'nees. CUClnnatl
Udv.
Come and see lie Elepiant M Beats
JUMBO!
Is goins to make a pile of money for P. T. Barnum,
and the prospect is that he will
visit this city.
OBTCE IET
Every one will go to sec
best kept,
ELEPHANT
In the World. The prospect is good for a big show,
but if you really want to see the
Elephantest Elephant
In the business, go to M. STIEFEL & CO.'S WHITE
CORNER, where even JU3IB0 could get suited in
Hats, Caps, Trunks, Valises, and finest line of Gents'
Furnishing Goods and Ready-made Clothing, all
marked in plain figures.
P. S.-Comc in and examine our $3.50 Boys' Cas
simerc Suits, Warranted Well Made, Good Wearing,
and Perfect Fit.
D
PIANOS
WHEELOCK
PIANOS
cloughTwarren
ORGANS
Tho WEltEtt Piano is Kmiiliat
ically tho "FAVOKITE"
in Musical Circles;
Anil justly so, as It combines all the artistic .qualities
of A BTISK'Tl.Y KIKKT CLASS INSTKU
MENT lu tlie highest possible degree.
IF YOU WANT
THE BEST PIANO
IN THE MARKET,
BUY A WEBER.
The WHEELOCK Piano is long
and favorably known in
this county. It
Has Always Given Excellent Satisfaction.
The munnfartiiivrn hnvr mvry fm'Ilirjr to make
a (I'mnI Instrument, tnl will maintain In thu
fuliiii the BHiite M'tnil'tnl f ttvlVm-t:
already HtumnM. AlmHr rvrry "iic
can Hllord tohuv WHKKU h'K,
m they arc bOl.U AT VfclSY
MODERATE PRICES.
The dough fi Warren Organs,
The Onlv 11m1 Origins Hav
ing the Fatc.it quail
tying Tunes,
Giving the neareat approach to the tone of the 1'ipc
Orguo. are well anl f..voralil known lu
tht County for i.:wy years.
They are tiio
BEST REED ORGANS
In the mart, unexcelled In lvaiity of ib-sign
and noish of the ca'. and exquisite
musical qualities.
They Captivate the World!
Having erured the Sole Apencr of thee celebrated
Instrument. I wish to say to thoM interested that,
haviiiC no fnreTTt to pav, w?th little or no expense,
anil tu, vine 1mr. fr"m the factories. I will ime tlie
I x)i'K,ST lKIOK "T Vnowu In this sec
tion. Please call and see uie. I will make It an object.
Cata!ues sent free Kespectfully,
ANTHONY 1). SIMON,
8eot. f, lW. Ot" ltfli;se,:t:, 1 riaor
OTTAWA,
the largest and best known
and dearest
FALL STOCK
AT
mm:
Largest and best line
of Dress Goods ever
shown in the city.
All lines now full and
complete, and goods
arriving daily.
CARPET STOCK
Second to none in ex
tent and character.
Includes a large num
ber of Private Pat
terns. Will be THE
BEST STOCK m the
county.
In all Departments
that will SURPRISE
you.
Low prices on boots,
Shoes and Groceries.
Come and see us.
H. J. Gium
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