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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES.
TIIK VNDKKOKOUIOU KAILKOAU
A BLAVK CATCH Kit IIAFPI.KI).
One evening a coltired woman and her
daughter arrived at the house of Mr. Wrn.
Htewart, In Florid, near Hennepin. They
were there a day or two, resting from the
tevere fatigues of their previous long jour
ney. A eharp fellow appeared and claimed
to own the fugitive and demanded them
from Mr. Htewart. The women denied that
they bid ever Heeu him before, and de.
nounced him as an Imposter, who was
probably speculating on getting a rewartl.
He remained over night at Mr. Stewart's
and that gentleman helibving the woman's
estimate of the fellow to he correct, quietly
slipped off to town and got it warrant to
arrest the sharper ax a kidnapper, and a
constable gobbled him up next morning
He took it coolly, and managed hia own
ra-te with ability before the justice, and
proved himself in legal lore ami the Inn
and outs of the law, more than a match for
the attorney on the other bide, ami won hit
easel Hut while the trial was going on,
.Mrs. Stewart had conveyed the colored
women uway and hidtheui in Mr. McCoy's
Finoke house, and when the tharp fellow
got out of the clutches of the law, lie
couldn't find his women. lie hunted
(trouu'.l the neighborhood in vain for a
week. In the meantime the women laid
tieen safely spirited away and lie lost them
forever I Teu years afterwards Mr. McCoy
had occasion to return to Ohio. Hiding
along on horse back through the woods In
Indiana one day, he was surprised to see a
colored woman at a wayside cabin, swing
ing her arurii exc ltedly, and heard his own
name spoken. Returning, he was aston
ished to find the woman who had hidden
in bis smoke-house I The daughter had
met, and was married to her lover of the
ltl plantation, who hat) been in slavery
and who, like herself, had obtained his
freedom by running away.
HOW NEOKO JOHN ESOAI'Kl).
la lb-It), a negro, who like all hlavea, had
only a given name, and that being John,
scarcely distinguished hliu from some
thousands of other Johns, hail run away
from his master in Missouri, and was living
in 1'rinceton, Bureau Co He had become
quite popular with the abolitionists, though
nil slaves were much petted and cared for
1 7 these people. Hut John's was a jolly,
h ppy disposition, and withall he was very
trustworthy and obliging. One day while
in iwlng grass for one of his friends in the
suburbs of that village, his master and an
n-slstant swooped down uwn John and
" gobbled him up," a couple of drawn pis
lols being the conclusive arguments which
pi-rsuaded him to surrender. Ills arms
wi re plnkmed by a rope, each of his cap
Mrs holding one end of his tether, and he
was being led through town, when an
excited crowd rescued him, and at the
fume time served a warrant upon the
Southerners cn a charge of kidnapping.
They and their captive were marched to
the court house for trial. Soon an excited
crowd filled the court room, some favoring
the negro and others the master. While
the trial was going on some one cut the
rope and the negro bounded for the street
A horse beating a lady's aide-saddle hap
reued to be tied In front of a store near by.
The fugitive was quickly mounted and told
to ride with all speed to Owen Lovejoy's
house, a tew blocks away. The excited
crowd, emptying the court room, followed,
some to help his escape, and others to
catch him. Away they went, shouting,
yelling, and surging, In hot pursuit He
reached the premises and dismounting,
rushed In and the mob surrounded the
feouss. White waiting outside, not wish
ing to molest the family, someone saw the
negro mounting another horse In the rear
rear of the barn and Tshouted, " there goes
thenlggerl" In a moment other horses
were mounted by the slave catchers and
their friends and were In swift pursuit of
the solitary horseman, whom they caught
after an exciting chase across the prairie
near Dover, and to their surprise proved to
be a Mr. Waldo, who with a black veil
over his face had decoyed them off on a
fool's errand. On returning and announc
lug their failure, they demanded entrance
to Mr. Lovejoy's house to search for the
negro, but that famou emancipationist
stood at his dwr and forbade their doing
so without " due process of law." While
getting the search warrant, the black man
had been cunningly conveyed to the barn
and thence Into a wagon hik! covered with
bag and " sent to mill," ami thus made his
escape I
ANOTIII.U .KOUO REht-1 hi).
While the court house was building at
Hennepin, a slave who had been tracked
from Kentuky, and caught by an unusually
keen detective, was put in the basement
over night for sfe keeping. There seemed
to be no weak point in the evidence furn-
Ishetljby the detective, and under the law,
there was no option but to remand the
colored fellow to his master. About forty
of the citizens were organized that night
by that mysterious mutual understanding
which prevailed among abolitionists In
those days. Mr. Flugg, who built that
court house, who was also the contractor
who built the court houses at Ottawa and
Uloomlngton, was the captain of that se
cretly organized company. They were
not very secret in their operations, however,
for In the presence of the slave catcher,
they broke down the door with a battering
ram, Improvised out of a long and stout
young tree, chopped down In the woods
close by, and denuded of Its limbs, liber
ated the slave and promised his pursuer "a
full suit of tar and feathers If be failed to
sklpp out of there Instanter and for
keeps." lie " skipped " for the South, and
his chattel for Canada.
TIIK U0AD HUM, OK HUHINKB8.
In later days public sentiment had be
come so wrought up against slave catchers
that their lives were not safe, if caught
pursuing run aways, and the escaping fug
itives came along through this region
without fear of molestation or being fol
lowed, but, as they were without rroney,
the railroad was still as useful as ever, and
as needful. Instead of creeping noiselessly
along, past the houses of his enemies, or
those who did not relish his work, Mr.
Lewis, and other conductors, now ran their
" trains " In daylight, ami he even stopped
occasionally on the way to exhibit an unus
ually well tilled wagon of his " blackbirds,"
as he called them !
OTHKIl IN'CIOKNTH OV TIIK U. O. 11. It.
Kev. Aaron I'ayne, a brother of Adam
Payne, the Dunkard preacher, who met a
horrible late on the prairie north of Mar
seilles, during the IJliick Hawk war, was a
Southerner by birth, and believed In slav
ery as an institution ordained by scriptural
authority. Once during an enthusiastic
antl slavery meeting at a log school house,
near Cleiir Creek, he was so shocked by
the tierce utterances of the abolitionists
who were present, that he took the lloor
ami denounced their revolutionary doc
trines In round terms. He was especially
severe upon the writings and sermons of
Owen Ijovejoy, Henjamln Lundy and
IchalMNl Codding. He said the meeting
ami lU objects wore an affront to the
Almighty, who had created the negro and
condemned to he the servants and slaves of
white men, and the institution of slavery,
I eing of Divine orignin, countenanced and
approved by the Creator, In both old and
new testaments, could" not be assailed by
human hands without sacrilege ami sin.
The old preacher was not allowed to finish
his remarks, having been sle.ed ami hus
tled out of the presence of the offended
congregation, and nothing but his personal
popularity and appreciated goodness of
heart saved him from being roughly
handled. He departed, highly indignant,
and often related the Incident as a grevlous
und unpardonable Insult t himself as well
is a wicked assault upon free speech I
A valuable chattel once weut through
Mr. Morse's lands. He bad been a steward
on a New Orleans and St. Louis packet.
In those days no negro could leave home
without a pass from some competent
authority, for, to do so was to Insure his
arrest on idght anywhere In the slave
States. "Jim" was a very intelligent
piece of colored property and was owned
by I). A. January, one of the then most
piomlnent citizens of St. Louis. Jim had
concluded to leave his mister's service,
and one day he allowed his own boat to
leave New Orleans without him. He then
applied to the packet ofllce for a pass on a
faster packet, so as to overtake his own.
He did overtake It, and passed it. and took
passage on the dark railroad for freedom,
where he safely arrived.
On aucther occasion Mr. Morse saw the
well known horse and wagon of the station
next south coming up the road on "a dead
run." He knew what was the matter
runaways, with a slave-hunter In hot pur
suit. The team arrived, bringing five or
six darkeys, among them a young fellow
who was nearly white from fright He was
hidden In a hole under the barn, and the
others taken Into the house. Just then the
planter's agent came up, his horse In a
lather of foam. He had caught sight of
the wagon from a hill a mile back and had
nearly caught up as the team entered Mr.
Morse's barn yard. lie demanded the boy,
who proved to be another of Mr. January's
slaves, for whom the "agent" offered 11,000
reward. Mr. Morse very politely Invited
the exhausted pursuer In, bade him search
the houje If he liked, gave him his dinner
and sent him empty-banded away I He
left without his truant "boy."
Many of the escaping fugitives were
armed by their sympathisers while on the
way north. They were advised to use
their weapons only when farced to do so as
the last extremity of self defense, and then
to "strike hard and spare not." A mulatto,
named Free, living at Springfield, bad a
fine team of horses and plied regularly be
tween Springfield and Chicago, carrying
negroes on their way to freedom. As he
was poor, but never received any money
from his passengers, and as Springfield was
then the home of many benevolent people,
it is fair to presume that his labor was com
pensated. Once, while near Washington,
In Tazewell Co., he was pursued by some
one and hot In the Bhoulder. He'drew an
old rusty musket in self-defense, when his
assailants, three in number, fled.
A NKOHO KOID AT IIKNNKI'IN.
About lM.'i, a negro appeared at Henne
pin, as others had before, and limny since,
but he came as a tramp. He had no visible
meaus of support nor cash in the bank, or
wealth in his pocket, nor seemed to want
any. He had no harrowing tale to tell of
sufferings as a blave, and didn't seem deslr
oils of going to Canada, or anywhere, In
particular. When hungry, he could get
plenty of food at any kitchen door by the
simple act of rapping thereon. Ills black
face, kinky hair and shining Ivories furn
ished an ample certificate for a square meal
at any house in the village, and to bask in
the sun In any comfortable corner, was the
fullest measure of his ambition. This con
duct at length grew monotonous to the cit
izens, and when work was offered and he
declined It with contempt, they "soured
on bim," and he was arrested under the
vagrant act or the old "black laws" of this
State,) publicly advertised for sale for his
keeping and costs of the suit. At first the
abolitionists of that county were greatly ex
ercised about It, and many attended the
sale to take such action as outraged human
ity and the principles of freedom might
require; but as no brutal master with
chains and blood hounds came to capture
or claim him as property, and there was
nothing In his case to appeal to sentiment,
they allowed the sale to proceed, and the
neoro was "knocked off" at public auction
to Wm. M. Stewart, for one dollar and the
costa attending, who took the colored
brother to the country and put him to work
oh the farm, allowing him regular wages,
until he had earned a suit of clothes and a
little pocket money, and then 6tarted him
forward on.the great "Northern line."
A I.IVKLY COlU'SK.
On one occasion, a negro, almost fright
ened out of his senses, came running into
the house of Mr Asa Cunningham, near
the villago of Henry, and begged for pro
tection. He had escaped from Missouri
and been closely followed all the way by
some one who evidently had Identified the
runaway. Sometimes the negro was so
closely pursued that he had to hide In the
woods or under a hedge, and once by crawl
Ing into a slough on the prairie ! Though
he frequently threw his followers off the
right track for a day or a few hours, they al
ways found it again, j robably not without
the aid of disinterested persons (!) who
had met the fugitive and rightly concluded
him to be running away from his master.
That morninir he had been resting himself
by the roadside, when he discovered an ap
proaching horseman, his pursuer, whom he
now recognized for the first time, as lie was
closer than ever. It was his master I The
slaveowner did not see the negro, and
came on and stopped at a tavern near Mr.
Cunningham's. The latter was the village
undertaker, and quickly hatched up a
scheme to save the colored man. Hitching
his id blind horse to the well-known
hearse, he loaded In the negro, enclosed In
a coflln, and drove through town in his us
ual melancholy way to Hennepin, where
he opened the coflln and let out the black
est and liveliest corpse Imaginable, and he
soon reached Ottawa ami was safe from
further pursuit I J. G. A.
The weary and woe-begone expression
of the dyspeptic is soon changed Into one
of health and hilarity by using Laxador.
It only costa 25 cents.
When your child is suffering, give it Dr.
Hull's Baby Syrup, which will at once
telleve and jiermanently cure by Its sooth
ing action. Trice 25 cts.
VurtouH City Item.
Hod C. Thome is out again and resumed
work this week.
Will Louc.ks, the photographer, has been
visiting at his old home, Jamestown, N. Y.
A Japanese wedding at the Baptist
church is one of the events of the near fu
ture. Miss Jennie Mclntyre, daughter of Sup.
Mclntyre of Hansom, is spending the win
ter with Major and Mrs. Gibson.
Tope, the joyous Hungarian day clerk of
the Clifton, has taken wings, etc. Mr. Copp
ot Michigan, will now howl "front" and
sound the gong.
In the Dodge City, Kas., Lite Stock Jour
nal "special edition" we find a notice of
"Rube" McElwaln, formerly of this city.
His old friends here will be pleased to
know he has quit railroading and settled
down as dealer In groceries, cigars, tobacco,
Ac.
We made a visit to the newly fitted up
sale and boarding stable of Lawrence &
Baxter, 809 t 811 Columbus St., recently,
where we see they have roomy single and
box stalls for horses,and a nice carriage floor
In front room to hitch up In, convincing us
that It was a pretty good place for gentle
men's rigs to be boarded. Mr. Baxter
attends to the developing and driving of
trotters.
If all so-called remldles fall, Dr. Sage's
Catarrh Remedy cures.
My family think very highly of Dr. Seth
Arnold's Cough Killer.
C. W. Garhkld, Natlck, Mass.
THE COUNTY.
Dayton Dotting-.
Dattor, 111., Feb. 7. Another floe snow
storm baa oommeneed this morniig which
will make the sleighing still better. It bas
been excellent this winter, and during the
past few weeks the weather bas been warm
enough to make sleighing thoroughly enjoy,
able. We have a very fine drive from here
to Ottawa oa the feeder, and as the ice is
about 18 inches thick it is perfectly safe.
The young people have been Improving the
times with sleighing parlies to the surround,
ing neighborhood. They had a very enjoya
ble party a week or two ago at the large and
commodious residence of Lew Robinson,
lq , iu Rutland township, and last week
they were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. H.
II. Williams, of Ottawa.
A. W. Laid is operator now for the "Q."
The paper mill expects to get started this
week or next. The state's men have been
bu-y during the past two weeks Stopping a
leak in the bank near the Hume.
The tile works are having a good many
tile hauled out of their yard this winter, and
their stock is beginning to get low. They
are getting ready to do a good business the
coming season.
Recent letters from Dayton boys in Kan
sas say that they are having warm weather
at Kinsley, and at Fort Scott the frost is out
and farmers are getting ready for spring
work. Kanaas winters, it seems, are quite
severe, but not as long as those of Illinois.
We recently learned of the good fortune of
Mr. Woolsey, formerly an old resident of the
northwest portion of our township, but mak
ing his home during the past four years near
San Diego, Cal. He bought about 20 acres
of land at $70, per acre, and commenced put
ting it in fruit trees. Within a short time
he got discouraged and wrote to his friend,
Irenus Brower, Esq., (everybody knows thai
whole souled man) offering to sell out to him
for cost. Mr. Brower let the opportunity
pass by, and now he is ready to kick him
self all over the county, for Mr. Woolsey
was offered f 1,000 per acre for that identi
cal land this winter.
The roller mill is doing a booming busi
ness this winter grinding for farmers. They
ground over two thousand bushels of custom
work last month.
Geo. M. Dunnavan, Esq , and family, old
residents of this township, are now living
near Wellington, Kas. His Bons are scattered.
Ed. is at home, Frank is in the Iudian
Territory, Charlie is in Central City, Col.,
and Silas is In South America. Belle and
Cora are at home. We hope they will get
together some time and revisit their old
friends and acquaintances in Dayton.
Mrs. M. 1) Skinner and Miss Delia, and
Mr. Chas. Snydum, of north of Somonauk,
were visiting at Mr. Chas. Green's lust week.
Mrs. Stowell, of Bloomington, is visiting
her sister, Mrs. John V. Wright.
Mrs. and Miss Davis, of Maine, mother
and sister of Ira W. Davis, Esq , are keeping
house for him since the death of his wife.
Mrs. Jennie Mart ell, of Chicago, is visit
ing her parents and friends in Dayton, We
understand her and her husband will soon
make their future home in Saratoga, N. Y.
Mr. J. A. Dunavan, of Rutland township,
will hold a public sale on Thursday of this
week, ami about March 1st he and his family
will remove to Colorado, near Sterling,
where they will make their future home
Our schools are prospering under the in
struction of Mr. A. E. Butters and Miss Etta
M. Barnes. Occasional.
Over the County by Kail.
I love to steal a while away aud rumagetlie
county o'er,
(Jath'ring subscribers day by day, avera
ging about a score.
Let not your business views, restrain your
dollar and a half,
For we bring you all the county news minus
trash or chuff.
And I ask this favor meekly, and 'tis surely
worth your while,
For thousands peruse It weekly, because it
it is all the style.
And ere the gentle dews of spring, shall
bathe again the (lowers o'er,
The blust of the trumpets fitful ring, will
tell of a couplo more !
Last Monday we made our regular trip to
Seneca, in the interest of the large number
of business men as well as farmers in the
vicinity who are constant readers of the
Free Trapsr. More than usual interest has
attached itself to the town this week. The
Catholio fair has been in progress there for
the past two weeks, and the intention was
to have closed it last evening. Father J. F.
Donovan, the resident priest, formerly of Ot
tawa, is very much of a gentleman, a fine
conversationalist and an earnest worker in
the best interests of his congregation. The
fair last week was in progress in the town
hall, but owning to a previous letting of the
hall, the society last Monday had to move
their effects to the rink . Among those most
active in conducting the fair is Mrs. Alexan
der Vaughey, Mrs. M. Hogan, Mrs. John
Mullaney and Mrs. James MoElroy; Hon.
Alexander Vaughey, President of the socie
ty, M. Hogan, Treas., and D. P, Cahill, Seo.
All the effects offered for sale in the fair are
donations; some of them valuable. A fine
cow, the gift of John Coyne, and a stylish
swell-box cutter, by the A. O. H." society
of Seneca. Father Donovan has 150 families
in his parish, many of them belonging to
Marseilles.
Harry Choate's Dramatic Company well
known is this eounty, and one of the beet on
the road, has been playing the entire week
there to a crowded house. All the boys in
Seneca are out every night with their favor
ite girls, and the latter class especially are
happy. What Seneca needs what all agree
they need, is a hall with elevated seats. This
stretching a man's neck np until it is nearly
out of its socket in order to look over the
ones in front of him, will not serve the pur
pose of Seneca much longer. Every visit of
suoh troops as Choate's to that town threat
ens a new hall.
The Seneca aldermen are happy. A fine
new City Hall of brick, two story, 22x30
feet, was thrown open last Monday night
week to the city fathers. Every alderman
came in with a new collar So, and boots pol
ished, handkerchiefs perfumed, and, talk
about the style of an Ottawa alderman no
oomparaeon- The lower floor is devoted to
the best Interests for the timt being of way
ward and troublesome humanity, suoh aa de
light in violating the law, and once looked
in the solid iron ease in lbs baek room, is
entirely safe; in faot, the iron oage is just as
brm aud secure aa any eer ereoted, and
Marshal Maber or Seneca looks al it with
pride. May the oitiitna never have occasion
to use tbe cage part of it.
We met Wm. Gebhard, of Moris, 111., who,
some 20 years ago was among the juveniles
in Ottaws, and whose father was in business
here. Mr. O , now of Moris, has a host of
friends in Seneoa, is generous to a fault, and
when be reads bis Free Tbadeb, as be will
hereafter, will lend it to his Morris neighbors
until we can nod time to go there.
OAT MEAL.
Marseilles can congratulate herself on an -
other solid enterprise, produoing a solid ne
cessity and backed by solid business men
Messrs CIihb. W. RutterfielJ, .weo. and Treas.,
L. E PedJicord, V. l'res and Sup., ami Geo.
W. Parr. Pres. We refer to the " Eureka
Milling Co." This enterprise is devoted to
the manufacture of oat uieul. The building
is rive stories with the basemen', anil to go
through it, only conviuces one of the total
ign trance of (he masses with regard to the
manner in which much of the food we con
sume is manufactured. The building from
basemeut to garret is filled wit1.- complicated
machinery, some of it very delicate, aud the
whole of the most improved type. We be
lieve there are but 30 oat meal manufactories
in the United States. And it bas only been
of recent date since tbe fair flower of the
family, the pet girl of sixteen summers with
a complexion and disposition as fair as the
blushing rose and as mild as the subdued
voice of an angel, could sit down in tbe
morning for breakfast and " munch" oats
at the eame time with her father's horse sta
tioned at the manger in another quarter,
and both with the same relish. Such is the
outcome of the "march of civilization," and
in the near future the Fbee Tbaoek will
give an accurate outline of tbe Marseilles
Oat Meal enterprise and the method of pre
paring one of the finest delicacies that goes
on to your table.
Each passenger car on the R. I. R'y is now
supplied with fire extinguishers in the shape
of bottles about 10 inches in length and 8
inches In diameter, containing a liquid, one
bottle of which in case of a tire occasioned
by a wreck would immediately extinguish it.
They go on the principle, " in time of peace,
prepare for war."
Attorney G. W. W. Blake (we would give
George's full name, but our time is lirulte 1)
was in Marseilles last Tuesday pitted against
Attorney Bickford of Marseilles, in a suit
for trespass, in which a $50Jcow figured. At
torney Bickford won the suit in fjvor of the
plaintiff. But then, George aint one of these
kind of men that "want the earth."
Many of tbe prominent farmers in the vi
cinity of Marseilles are entering into a com
paratively new departure that of " da
horning" cattle. The horns are sawed off
as close to the head aa possible, and the an
imal, as soon aa the operation is performed,
goes quietly to eating as though nothing had
happened. Some thirty head have been
thus treated in that vicinity, and more will
follow. There is common sense in it, if no
injury to the animal, ns " hooking'' will be
out of the question, and in many cases, the
life of an animal saved. Now let some in-
ventive genius extract the kick from a mule
and the country will have gained another
good point. W. D. W.
.Southern Land Excursion.
The Illinois Central it. R. will sell round
trip tickets to Jackson, Tnn,; Alcrthrn,
Jackson, ami Arttsia, Miss.; Il tnimimd, Crow
ley, Jenninjs, Wrhh and Lake Charles, Law's
itti'i; Citronnillf, Alabama; twl jioihts in
Texas, at a rate of one limited fare for the
round trip, on tbe following dales, viz: Feb.
21st. March Gth and20ih, April 3d and 21th,
May 8th and 22d, and June oth. These are
the lowest rates ever made to these poiuts,
and parties who desire to visit the South
should by all means take advantage of them.
For full information, circulars, excursion
bills, &c, apply to the undersigned at Man
chester, Iowa. J. F. Mehhy.
Gen. West. Pass. Agt
The best on eartn can truly be said of
Griggs' Glycerine Salve, which is a sure,
safe and speedy cure for cuts, bruises, scalds,
burns, wounds and all other sores. Will pos
itively cure piles, tetter, and all skin erup
tions. Try this wonder healer. Satisfaction
guaranteed or money refundred. Only 25
cents. Sold by E. Y. Griggs.
The rubber trust Is the latest to "get Into
working trim." Prices have already ad
vanced since February 1st. Tbe parties to
the trust, as the dear people ate informed,
have bound themselves not to deviate from
the established prices in making their con
tracts for the ensuing year, and the prices
have been established at figures satisfac
tory to the trust; and that when the trust Is
consummated that elastic monopoly will as
sume the contracts and carry them out.
The companies include substantially all
the rubber shoe and boot manufacturers in
the country ; but there is a large number of
smaller organizations that will go out of in
dependent existence and sink their indi
viduality in the great monopoly. George
B. McClellan, of tbe Para Rubber Co.,
said that "the effect of the combination
would be to put the business upon a more
satisfactory basis, slightly Increase the re
tall prices and greatly Improve the quality
of the goods. The competition of recent
years bad run the quality of the goods
down to the very lowest, and prices had
suffered In like manner." Of course. It
Is tbe old story.
Tbe simplest means are generally the
safest and surest. Hence the great demand
for Laxador, for liver disease, dyspepsia,
headache, etc. Price 25 cts.
The La Salle DemRre Is disposed to
make light of L. H. Ray of Morris, as a
candidate for congressman from this dis
trict Well, we may have had, It is a fact,
lighter lights than Mr. Ray In congress
from this district, but barring Ralph
Plumb, we don't, for the life of us, Just
recall when.
Dr. Jones' Red Clover Tome is not a stim
ulant, but a nerve food, restoring nerve force
lost by sickness, or excessive mental work,
or the use of liquor, opium, morphine or to
bacco. It supplies food for nerve tissues and
by its gentle aperative action, removes all
restraint from the secretive organs, hence,
curing all diseases of the stomach and liver.
E. Y. Griggs will supply the genuine Red
Clover Tonio at 50 cents a bottle.
TERRIBLE.
ars Xldasy and Liver diseases, and
whia ones they havs secured a firm
hold en tha annua system there la
no time to be lost if life la to ba
saved. Kany remedies have been
tried, but none hare been so no
eeeafol as Ath-lo-pho-ros. Kany un
solicited testimonials have proved
that Ath-lo-pho-ros has eared thee
diseases whsn phyiieiane and all
other remediee had failed Back
ache, pain in the side, dullness,
weariness, and headaohe, are often
symptoms of these fearful disease.
Athlophoros, in connection with
Athlophoros Fills, will give speed
relief. If your druggist doesn't
keep them, write to
THE ATHLOPHOROS CO., 112 WALL ST., fL t
Contractorsand Builders.
THOS. & HUGH COLWELL
MANVEACTt'KEKS Ot
SpsI, Doors & Blinds
MOULDINUS,
Stair Kail Halusters, Newels,
AC, AC, AC
8m In itMk TamA and Plain BuUtttna
nlrte hotme. W e take runtrKU In nv Dirt of thti at
the adjoining utattt. Partltw conumnlailnR MMtaa
wuuia a wen to can on ai ana gei oar DguToa.
OFFICE AND FACTORY,
La Salle Street, Ottawa.lllft.
OTTAWA TOST OFFICK.
AtHITAL AND DlPAKTTTItl OF MI1A
C. It. I. A P. K. It.
OLOHKfl. ABHITBa.
Kiutern mall n) a. m. 8:11 F. M.
wcnu-rn ma 2:4 p h. 11 -2U a.
NlRlit wall 8:10 P. u.
C. B. A U. R. IL
Kouthern mall 11 So a. m. 3-M f. h.
Nnrllu-rn mall In) p. h. Viin a
StreaUir pecial 7:30 p. m. 7:tt a. a.
Dkeb Task, Vibhim.tonvilli, Lowill
ami Tonic.
Tnendayi, Thursday!, Friday, l:uO P. M. 12:00 a.
Office open at7:ll a. M. CIoiwh at 7:00 p. M.
OtUce open Sundays rrum 11 to I o'clocK.
WM. OS.MAN. P. M.
Chicago, Burlington and Qn noy B. B.
TIME TABLE.
April lnt, 188.
AITUOKA AND STltKATOR BRANCH.
Going South.
2i Going North
Ptuu. I Paw.
S No. 80 No. 81
51 KxSun Kx Bun
A M.AB Plf.AI
10.30 6.58
9.12 S.Zi
1 (.117 B.17
i'i i.Vi 6.1 J
3 8.54 S.US
t 8.42 4.C9
3 8.34 4.4S
3 S:i6 4.W
3 8. IS 4. SO
a 8.08 4.ie
4 7.58 LIB
2 7 54 4.04
IV 7.50 4.W
4 7.42 S.M
S
7.28 3.3S
V
IV
t 7.m s.ii
31, 7.50 8. IT
4V t.5t 8.00
A M.LV TJt.hr
Fara. Faun.
No. hS I No. SI
STATIONS.
Ex Suu'Ei Sun
P.M. LV
AH. LV
a. 4.1
10.i3
w.as
10. at
Hl.:iS
10.53
11.00
11.06
11.13
11.23
11. as
11. Ti
11.42
11.50
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7.03
7.ia
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7.10
7.87
7,50
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South Aurora.
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...SI ?ldan...
....Strvna....
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... Phyton....
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OTTAWA
Ottawa SprVs
..Bide Truck..
.Qra.id Kl'lire.
...Klchards...
...Streator...
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12.02
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12.45
P.M.AB
PM. R
Frclirlit train currvlnn niuvpimcrft It'iive Ottawa aa
follows: For 1'iiw Paw and Karl, 4.20p.m. ; forBtrca
tor, 5.UJ A. H.. 5.W p. H.,and UIW a. h; for Aurora.
IO.iiO K.H.
Pnlia.an mince Mtvping i.ara. u n. v. ithwii
Koom Cum. Morton's Itwllnlnn Chair Ctni, und the
R. A o. I'a'acB IMnlnr Cam. hv thli route. All Informa
tion aTiont ratet of fKre. sleeping car accommodation;
and time table will be cheerfully given hy applying to
rAi'i. miihhi."
Onneral Passenger and Ticket Agent, Chicago.
H. II. 8T..NK.
General Manager Chicago. GEO. E. KOB,
Agent at Ottawa,
Illinois Central Railroad.
OOINII NORTH, FROM LA SALLK.
Pancnger 4:77 A. M.
Passenger H
Accommodation 9:M p. M.
Krclglit 12 J5 A. .
Freight 3:17 A, .
Freight 4:00 p. M.
UOINIt SOUTH, FROM LA BALLS.
Passenger 5:44 A. If
Passenger 1KW P. M.
Freight 12:30 A M.
Frelgiit :40 a.
Freight (goes no further) 18:45 P. U.
8. P. MOORS, W. U LlOTlTHART..
Ticket Agent Freight Agec
Ghloago, Alton & Bt. Louis Railroad
On and after May 9, 18mh, trains on the C. A A. B.
K. puss .lollet as follows:
bOlMO NORTH.
K. C. and St L. Express 5.1H A M
Lightning Kxnress 5.50 A
Juliet Accommodation 7.45 A
Denver KxpreM i.8 F
KI press Mall .ou r
Ooinh fiorTB.
Kxpresa Mall W.X1 A
lienver n,x press . r m
.lollet Accommodation 4.3.1 P
Lightning Kxnress 1135 P
K. V. ana Bt. u repress i. a
Lightning Kxnress, Denver Express, and Kansas CRf
and St. Louis Express trains run daily; Express Mas
and Juliet Accommodation rnn dally, except Muaoay.
Kansas City and St. Ixmls Express going south runa
through without change of ears. Morning train to Bt.
Lonts has free chair cars, and evening train throrb
sleeper to St. Louis and Uprlngtleld.
JA1T W. ADAMS.
Ticket Agent C. A A. KallroM.
Chicago, Rook Island and Paolfio Rsilroad,
NEW TIMB TABLE.
Ooino East.
No. 4, Kansas City Night Express 15 A
" 4. Omaha A Sr. Paul Express S.15 a H
" 14, Omaha Limited Express 5.23 A w
" Id, Peru Accommodation 7.(l a m
" 12, Kansas City Express 8 M
2, Omaha. St. Paul Peoria Exp. A Mall.. 11.28 A M
" 8, Oskaloosa and Chicago Accom 3.55 P M
rreiont Carrying fattengert.
"in 7.01 a M
"SO 5.35 F M
" 2 1150 FM
tfOINH WKST.
No. S, Omana A St. Paul Night Express 1.8S A M
" 5, Kansas City and Peoria Night Express.. 2.0J A
" 7, Chicago and Oskaloosa Accom 11.35 A H
" 1, Omaha. St Paul A Peoria Exp. A Mall.. 8.17 p M
" 11. Kansas City Express 7.27 p
" . Peru Acconimodatlon B.l p
" 13. Omaha Limited Exnress 10.07 P
Freight Carrying I'auengeri.
"29 T 10.45 A
"23, 2.14 F II
No. 9 and 10 arrive In Chicago at 10 a. X. and leave
Chicago at 5 p. a. dally (Sunday excepted).
No. 24 carrlus passengers from Geneseo to Ottawa,
No. 29 carries passengers between Jollet and La
Salie, and No. 30 between La Salle and Jollet.
Nos. 23 and 28 carry passengars between Blue IaMBd
and La Salle. K. K. Cablk, Oen'l Man agar.
K.ST.JOHM, R.F.Pttta"
Gen'l TkL A Pan Agt. Agaot at Ottaw
Manufacturers of One MARBLB
andOKAMTK
JONDI.IENTS
Head Stones,
And all kinds of CKMKTKHY W4.
law and Original Designs
A aPBCIALTT.
Tar 1 on Columbus St., one bio
north of Clifton Hotel.
OTTAWA.. 1JJNOW.
BHD
PRISELER
FOR SALE.
A large Dwelling Howe, occupied by H. 8. Oednav,
with eleven rooms, a number of eloaeta. two enpnoarda.
pantry, and cellar 24x32, furnace, well, cistern and
barn : all In good repair. One two-seated carriage and.
double harness, almost as good as new. Will aell at
ba-gatn If disposed of within thirty days.
jaa28-lmo B. C 6TRAWH.

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