The April 1887 Daily Crank Newspaper, Hennepin, Illinois
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A transcription of the April 1887 issues of The Daily Crank newspaper; C. H. Eddy, Publisher, Hennepin, Illinois; from the microfilm: "Miscellaneous Newspapers. Belleville Shiloh Drummer 7/15/1965 thru Villa Grove News O 2, 1953 and Indianapolis, IN Charger, Je 24, 1966 thru Kingston, Jamaica Gleaner, F 21, 1965. A-7723. M-99." - Illinois State Historical Library, Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois 62701.

The individuals mentioned in the April 1887 issues of The Daily Crank are:

Uncle Danny Albert; of Florid, Joseph Albert, the Averills, Henry Baily; of Ox Bow, Rev. Barrett, Jere. Beck, Henry Ward Beecher, Wm. Bentley, R. R. Bently, Nick Bernard, The Bloomington tree man, R. W. Bowman, Belle Boyd; the Rebel Spy, Boyle, Brenneman, Oscar Brenneman, Brightman & Burg, Mrs. Mary Brutkiewietz, Rev. Burr, Miss S. May Campbell; County Superintendent of Schools, J. W. Carman, Henry Casson Jr.; of Madison, John and Henry Casson; of Wis., John Casson; of Viro[ens] Wis., Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Casson, Mr. Henry Casson, W. H. Casson; attorney-at-law, The Carrier, Harry Clemans, President and Mrs. Cleveland, Mr. Cofold; of Normal, Nelson Cofold, Roscoe Conkling, Miss May Coleman, William T. Coleman; of California, John L. Cosgrove, E. A. Coyne; of Chicago, Crook¹s house, Mr. L. C. Cummins of Riverside, Cala., Cunningham, Mrs. Geo. Cunningham, C. B. Dagger, D. W. Danley, E. N. Danley, Eugene Danley, John Davidson; of Magnolia Township, Harry Davis, J. Barton Davis, Adam Deck, Stephen A. Douglas; son of the "Little Giant", Dr. Duncan, Zackie Duncan, J. M. Durley, Jeff Durley, W. Dysart; of Granville, C. H. Eddy, C. & W. Eddy¹s, Mrs. E. B. Eddy, Miss Jennie Ehmler, Joseph Etscheidt, Harry Fairfield, Peter Feltes, Capt. Nathaniel Fish; of the Cherokee Nation, John Flaugher, The Jack Frost, John Gallaher, Henry Gardner, Henry George, Elder Grady; of Canada, Chas. C. Greiner, Chas. Grubbs; practical painter and grainer, John Habberton, Elliot Ham, Ambrose Heath, A. Hemphill; of Chicago, A. Hess; of Ottawa, T. A. Hetrick, Peter Holerick, Oliver Holmes, Miles Hopkins, Jack Hubbard, The Illinois, L. W. Jenkins, J. W. Jenkins, Jordan; United States Treasurer, Fred Kellogg; of Peoria, Chas. Klein of Bureau Co., Mr. and Mrs. Peter Klein; of Henry, Beulah Kneip, J. P. Kneip, Miss Annie M.; daughter of Robert Lancaster, Geo. Lanktree, Walk Leech, Mrs. Wm. Lucas, James Martin, McArthur Bros. of Chicago, G. A. McCormick, Rev. M. M. McCreight, John J. McGrath, Daniel McNabb, Steve Moon; of Henry, George Mowbray, Ad Mullin, Novelty, A. C. Noxon, Andrew C. Noxon, The Ottawa hide and tallow man, Robert Patton, Mr. Paul; of Tskilwa, A. F. Planck; of Chicago, Ed Pond; of Chicago, W. H. Pratt; of Elgin, A. T. Purviance, Dr. Ramsey, James Ray, John T. Raymond, Anthony Reavey, Reavey, Mrs. Reeves and daughter Lucy, L. C. Rousseau, Sammie Sample, Sanderlin & Co., John G. Saxe, Wm. Schemerhorn, Lewis J. Scherf; of Wilmot, Wis., Justus H. Schwab; the New York anarchist, Schwartz, Sen. Sherman, Mr. Shirts, Miss Minnie Simington, F. L. Simpson, Miss Nellie Simpson, Henry Simpson, Joseph Simpson, of Elgin, J. S. Simpson, M. M. Sloan; of Peoria, Captain Smith, Will Smith; of Logansport, Ind., Mr. Snow; the Princeton organ man, Miss Sadie Stauffer, Mr. Stockdale, Mrs. H. B. Stockdale and son, Will Stockdale; of Peru, Mrs. T. M. Thompson, Albion W. Tourges; author of "A Fool¹s Errand", Chas Towle, Chris Towle, D. L. Travis of Henry, Trendt¹s barber shop, Miss Maggie Trerwiller, Chas. Turner, Mrs. Chas. Turner, B. B. Unthank, Ed Warnock of Granville, Watt, A. H. Waugh, Frank Whiting, H. L. White, H. L. White & Co., Mr. Whittle; of Chicago, W. J. Wiley, Jacob Willis, Sam Willis; auctioneer & city bill poster, Jacob Williams, Grundy Wilson, C. Wood, H. B. Zenor, Miss Nettie Zenor, and Mrs. Rob Zenor.

The last names (only) mentioned in the April 1887 issues of The Daily Crank are:

Albert, Averill, Baily, Barrett, Beck, Beecher, Bentley, Bently, Bernard, Bowman, Boyd, Boyle, Brenneman, Brightman, Brutkiewietz, Burg, Burr, Campbell, Carman, Casson, Clemans, Cleveland, Cofold, Coleman, Conkling, Cosgrove, Coyne, Crook, Cummins, Cunningham, Dagger, Danley, Davidson, Davis, Deck, Douglas, Duncan, Durley, Dysart, Eddy, Ehmler, Etscheidt, Fairfield, Feltes, Fish, Flaugher, Gallaher, Gardner, George, Grady, Greiner, Grubbs, Grubbs, Habberton, Ham, Heath, Hemphill, Hess, Hetrick, Holerick, Holmes, Hopkins, Hubbard, Jenkins, Jordan, Kellogg, Klein, Kneip, Lancaster, Lanktree, Leech, Lucas, Martin, McArthur Bros., McCormick, McCreight, McGrath, McNabb, Moon, Mowbray, Mullin, Novelty, , Noxon, Patton, Paul, Planck, Pond, Pratt, Purviance, Ramsey, Ray, Raymond, Reavey, Reeves, Rousseau, Sample, Sanderlin & Co., Saxe, Schemerhorn, Scherf, Schwab, Schwartz, Sherman, Shirts, Simington, Simpson, Sloan, Smith, Snow, Stauffer, Stockdale, The Carrier, The Illinois, The Jack Frost, Thompson, Tourges, Towle, Travis, Trendt, Trerwiller, Turner, Unthank, Warnock, Watt, Waugh, White, White & Co., Whiting, Whittle, Wiley, Williams, Willis, Wilson, Wood, and Zenor.

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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 2.
Hennepin, Ill., April 4, 1887.

Belle Boyd the Rebel spy gave her lecture in the Court house Saturday night. The audience was not very large but was enthusiastic and everybody got their moneys worth.

The Prohibition convention Saturday, made the following nominations.

Supervisor, J. W. Jenkins.

Town Clerk, J. Barton Davis.

Assessor, Jacob Willis.

Collector, D. W. Danley.

Constable, Harry Clemans.

Road commissioner, Henry Gardner.

Jack Hubbard who spent the Winter on his cabin boat 25 miles below Peoria came up Saturday night with Novelty.

The people of La Salle have had a meeting to have a celebration on the 4th of July. Now why can¹t Hennepin have a "Whopper" of a celebration this year.

Last Friday night about 60 of our people were locked into wagons and taken out to the residence of Chas. Turner¹s Friday night being the 20th anniversary of their marriage. They went up to the house and the band began to play and the whole family jumped as if they were shot. It was a complete surprise and everybody had a good time.

Rag sewing at C. Wood¹s Friday evening.

Chas Towle went to Bloomington Saturday.

Tomorrow is election.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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The DAILY CRANK is received. (Seneca Messenger)

Spring Valley is going in for Base Ball hot and heavy this season.

John L. Cosgrove of Hennepin is having a two story residence put up northwest from the Company Office. (Spring Valley Gazette)

The whiskey dealers in Louisville Ky. have sent $1,000 to Michigan to defeat the Amendment to the Constitution.

Will Smith of Logansport, Ind. on April 1st, entered the mail car on the C.R.&C. Ry. while the postal clerk was getting his lunch, and made off with all the registered letters.

The number of opium eaters in the United States is estimated at 600,000.

The "Chicago Times" urges the Chicago Democrats to vote the Republican ticket. It says this is the only way to crush the Socialists.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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G. A. McCORMICK M.D. Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS, & OILS.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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You are cordially invited to enter our front door and cast your eye (or both eyes if you wish) upon our bargain table. Any money you may be tempted to invest will return you good dividends. C. & W. Eddy.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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We will Sell the New DAVIS VAPOR STOVES this season. They stand at the Head. We will have them on our platforms in a few weeks. F. L. SIMPSON.

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Buy your GARDEN SEEDS at NOXON¹S DRUG STORE. LANDRETH¹S SEEDS are Reliable and Fresh. Warranted to Grow.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 3.
Hennepin, Ill., April 5, 1887.

Mr. Stockdale and son came to Hennepin yesterday to visit relatives.

A. C. Noxon had Sunday papers last Sunday and will have every Sunday.

Sunday night a man named Raley tied his horses to the railing around the court house fence. The horses pulled up the railing and lit out down the street. The horse in pulling back pulled up the post and did not even break the hitching rein. Now these rails should either be taken away or fixed up.

To-day is election.

Dinner and supper at the M. E. Church to-day.

A Grand Ball will be given at the G. A. R. Hall next Monday night.

Mrs. Reeves and daughter Lucy are visiting Averills.

Rough river yesterday.

Full report of the election tomorrow.

Yesterday while the ferry boat was on the other side of the river the horse ran off the boat into the bottom. They captured the animal of burden down about Rousseau¹s place.

A. Hess of Ottawa is in town to-day.

Jere. Beck was in town yesterday.

Chris Towle and son returned from Bloomington yesterday.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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There is a wonderful scarcity of ducks about Hennepin. Reason! Jeff Durley went hunting Saturday.

The cold wave which struck us Sunday night is general all through the North West.

The indications at this hour are that either Brenneman, Reavey, or Jenkins will be elected Supervisor to-day.

CLIPPINGS.

The Daily Crank is the title of a new paper printed at Hennepin. It is believed to be the smallest daily ever published in the world. C. H. Eddy turns the crank but who performs the laborious duty of setting up the two stickfuls of matter for it every day, is not known in this township. A late issue makes the baldheaded statement that a baldheaded man always seeks the front seat at church. (Tonica News.)

Sleighbells jingled tremendously last Sunday and part of Monday. (Tonica News.)

A man got off the train at Marseilles the other day and after walking around several hours asked someone where the town was. (Seneca Messenger.)

>From 1137 to 1886, 749 years, the number killed by Earthquakes was 7,076,096. (Omaha Bee.)

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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G. A. McCORMICK M.D. Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS, & OILS.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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You are cordially invited to enter our front door and cast your eye (or both eyes if you wish) upon our bargain table. Any money you may be tempted to invest will return you good dividends. C. & W. Eddy.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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We will Sell the New DAVIS VAPOR STOVES this season. They stand at the Head. We will have them on our platforms in a few weeks. F. L. SIMPSON.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 4.
Hennepin, Ill., April 6, 1887.

THE ELECTION. Below is a report in full, of the election yesterday.

Supervisor.
Anthony Reavey, dem ............... 165
Oscar Brenneman, rep ............... 154
L. W. Jenkins, pro ............... 28

Town Clerk.
John P. Towle, dem ............... 186
J. M. Durley, rep ............... 126
J. Barton Davis, pro ............... 35

Assessor.
J. W. Carman, dem ............... 148
H. B. Zenor, rep ............... 169
Jacob Willis, pro ............... 24

Collector.
J. S. Simpson, dem ............... 170
B. B. Unthank, rep ............... 152
D. W. Danley, pro ............... 24

Commissioner of Highways.
Peter Feltes, Jr., dem ............... 140
Jacob Williams, rep ............... 100
Henry Gardner, pro ............... 26
Nelson Cofold, ind ............... 74

Constable.
Elliot Ham, dem ............... 130
T. A. Hetrick, rep ............... 140
Harry Clemans, pro ............... 69

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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THE ELECTIONS.

In Dubuque, Iowa, the Knights of Labor elected their entire ticket.

The Republicans carried Cincinnati by six hundred. The Labor party being second, and the Democratic third in the race.

The Democrats carried Cleveland, Ohio.

The fate of the prohibition amendment in Michigan is in doubt, with the chances slightly favoring its adoption.

Uncle Danny Albert of Florid was in town Tuesday.

Election brings people to town that never came any other time.

The Carrier went to Spring Valley yesterday.

Rev. Burr and H. L. White went to Spring Valley on the Carrier yesterday.

SIGNS and OMENS.

If election day be cold and clear it is a sign that the party that gets left will be defeated. If it be dark and foggy it is a sign that the successful party will be victorious.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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G. A. McCORMICK M.D. Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS, & OILS.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in theCountry. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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You are cordially invited to enter our front door and cast your eye (or both eyes if you wish) upon our bargain table. Any money you may be tempted to invest will return you good dividends. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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We will Sell the New DAVIS VAPOR STOVES this season. They stand at the Head. We will have them on our platforms in a few weeks. F. L. SIMPSON.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 6.
Hennepin, Ill., April 8, 1887.

James Martin who lives on the Hennepin and Henry Road has been sick for the past few weeks, but is now improving.

Sammie Sample quit carrying the Florid and Cottage Hill mail Wednesday.

There was a rag sewing at the residence of James Ray yesterday afternoon.

Miss Maggie Trerwiller is spending a few weeks at home.

Beulah Kneip has been sick for the past few days.

Mrs. Wm. Lucas has been in poor health for the past two weeks.

Dr. Duncan is improving.

John Flaugher¹s finger is badly injured.

More Cash for the Crank.

The fishing season has opened.

Lee Newport of Princeton was in Hennepin yesterday.

Steve Moon of Henry is visiting friends here.

The moon was full last night.

To-day is Good Friday.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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It is estimated that the operatives in the silk mills at Paterson, N. J. have lost $2,000,000 by their recent strike, and that the mills have lost an equal amount from the same cause.

"Soc et tu em" is the motto of a hosiery mill in the East.

And Robert A. Nelson he
Wasn¹t elected mayor of the big citee.
Not by a jug full.

The prohibition vote in Chicago at the recent election was 378.

Rhode Island for about the first time in its history has gone Democratic.

SIGNS and OMENS.

If you see a bareheaded man rushing wildly up a street it is a sign that he has lost his hat.

If an old hen does not chick to her brood of chickens it is a sign that she don¹t want to.

If you overhear a man saying "I didn¹t want the office any how" it is a sign that he is trying to crawl from under a load of hay that fell on him on election day.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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G. A. McCORMICK M.D. Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS, & OILS.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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You are cordially invited to enter our front door and cast your eye (or both eyes if you wish) upon our bargain table. Any money you may be tempted to invest will return you good dividends. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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We will Sell the New DAVIS VAPOR STOVES this season. They stand at the Head. We will have them on our platforms in a few weeks. F. L. SIMPSON.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 10.
Hennepin, Ill., April 13, 1887.

Several parties in the country shipped hogs yesterday.

At the Ball Monday night a cup was given to the best lady and gentleman waltzer. Miss Minnie Simington and Henry Simpson took the prize.

Lewis J. Scherf of Wilmot, Wis., is visiting his brother here.

L. C. Rousseau is farming the land opposite town on the other side of the river. The land belongs to A. T. Purviance.

Every body is cleaning up their yards.

The Jack Frost went up the river yesterday morning with empty barges and returned in the evening with loaded ones.

D. L. Travis of Henry was in town yesterday.

Sanderlin & Co. drove in the pile for H. L. White & Co.¹s runway yesterday afternoon.

Say!! What is the matter with fixing up the park a little this Spring?

Married. Tuesday evening April 12th, at the residence of John Davidson of Magnolia Township by Rev. M. M. McCreight; Miss Annie M. only daughter of Robert Lancaster to Mr. L. C. Cummins of Riverside, Cala. Presents were numerous and costly. The happy couple leave today for Riverside Cala. their future home.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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John T. Raymond the actor died Saturday night at Evansville, Ind., aged 54 years. His death was caused by heart disease.

None of the league ball clubs are playing at present.

Eight persons were poisoned by eating head cheese at Bay City Mich., on the 11th.

A woman in Joliet has been lying in a trance for about three months.

It is stated that Chicago alone paid out last year for strong drink

$35,000,000. The whole U. S. gave for missions, home and foreign, only $$6,000,000.: - N. Y. Mail and Express.

Sixty men in the employ of the Pan Handle railroad company have been arrested for robbing freight trains. The amount of goods stolen is estimated at half a million dollars.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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We now have in stock the NEW DAVIS GASOLINE STOVES: and will be pleased to show them at any time. F. L. SIMPSON.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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Don¹t buy any WALL PAPER or SHADES Until you have seen our line. C. & W. EDDY.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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Adam Deck has a large stock of watches and jewelry, prices as low as the lowest.

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Oranges, Lemons, and Figs at J. Barton Davis¹s.

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Complete stock of Groceries prices as low as the lowest at J. Barton Davis¹s.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 12.
Hennepin, Ill., April 15, 1887.

Joseph Simpson, of Elgin, who has been here for his health for the past week returned to Elgin yesterday morning.

Frank Whiting and C.[?] W. Dysart of Granville were in town yesterday.

Mr. Snow, the Princeton organ man, was in town yesterday.

The Carrier went to Spring Valley yesterday.

High waves yesterday.

Chas. Klein of Bureau Co. was in town yesterday.

Mrs. Geo. Cunningham has recovered from her recent illness.

Mr. Whittle of Chicago was in town yesterday.

Wm. Bentley cleaned up the street lamps yesterday.

A. H. Waugh moved part of his household furniture from Bureau to Hennepin yesterday afternoon.

Mr. Shirts moved into the old Ad Mullin place.

Miss S. May Campbell, County Superintendent of Schools has been in Hennepin this week.

Henry Baily of Ox Bow was in town yesterday.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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The German government has paid $250,000 for a balloon steering apparatus.

McArthur Bros. of Chicago have secured the contract for grading the Atchison extension from Galesburg to near Streator.

The drought in Texas and Colorado has been broken by heavy rains in all parts of the states.

The game of ball between the Chicago and the St. Louis clubs Wednesday resulted in a score of 8-3 in favor of Chicago.

The wall paper house of John J. McGrath was burned Wednesday. His loss is $300,000, insurance is $143,000.

The forests in Indiana along the Ohio river are on fire for several miles.

Subscribe FOR THE CRANK.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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We now have in stock the NEW DAVIS GASOLINE STOVES: and will be pleased to show them at any time. F. L. SIMPSON.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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Don¹t buy any WALL PAPER or SHADES Until you have seen our line. C. & W. EDDY.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 13.
Hennepin, Ill., April 16, 1887.

Fire! Fire!! Fire!!!

Wednesday afternoon about 2 o¹clock a fire broke out in the timber near the residence of Joseph Etscheidt. He and his men fought it until, as they thought, it was subdued. It burned about 400 rods of his fence.

IT BREAKS OUT AGAIN.

The fire broke out again Thursday and started rapidly in the direction of Florid. The Florid people turned out and finally got it subdued after it had burned down several acres of timber and about 240 rods of fence. The trees in the timber were burned up the trunk for 5 feet.

Lewis J. Scherf, of Wilmot, Wis., who has been visiting his brother here for the past week returned to his home yesterday.

The Illinois left for Locyville yesterday morning.

Grundy Wilson was in town yesterday.

A. H. Waugh has moved in with his father-in-law, John Tures.

Miss Sadie Stauffer returned from Sparland yesterday afternoon.

Miles Hopkins and Ed Warnock of Granville were in Hennepin Friday.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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Neither wine, ale, porter or brandy has ever been manufactured in Japan.

General Logan¹s novel, "The Volunteer Soldier" will be published in May.

Ceylon is the only English colony that contributes anything to the imperial army.

Roscoe Conkling will attend the banquet at Pittsburgh on the anniversary of Gen. Grant¹s birth.

John Habberton the father of "Helen¹s Babies" is exchange editor of the New York Herald.

John G. Saxe at one time received $5,000 a year for writing one poem a week for the New York Ledger.: - Toledo Blade

A man may chin and a man may work
For the temperance cause all day;
But he can¹t go a fishing and observe prohibition,
Because he ain¹t built that way.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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We now have in stock the NEW DAVIS GASOLINE STOVES: and will be pleased to show them at any time. F. L. SIMPSON.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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Don¹t buy any WALL PAPER or SHADES Until you have seen our line. C. & W. EDDY.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 14.
Hennepin, Ill., April 18, 1887.

Mrs. Rob Zenor is on the sick list.

Robert Patton is very sick with Quinzy.

L. C. Rousseau¹s mail skiff is being caulked.

The Bloomington tree man was in town Saturday delivering his trees.

A man told us the other day that the trees were beginning to leave. We would like to know where they are going.

Mr. Cofold of Normal was in Hennepin last week.

Elder Grady of Canada preached in the M. E. church Sunday.

Harry Davis and Zackie Duncan were in Bureau yesterday.

John Gallaher, C. B. Dagger, T. A. Hetrick and Joseph Albert of Florid were in town Saturday.

Mrs. Mary Brutkiewietz of Peoria who has been visiting here returned Sunday.

The Carrier arrived here Saturday afternoon from Spring Valley.

The election for School Director Saturday resulted as follows: Boyle 54; Cunningham 50.

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The Daily Crank

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C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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All the residents of the small-pox district in Chicago are being inoculated.

Albion W. Tourges author of "A Fool¹s Errand" and other books thinks of returning to North Carolina to live.

William T. Coleman, of California, who believes he is a candidate for the Presidency, has a fortune of $20,000,000.

The sign "To Let" hands on the wall of the Brooklyn residence of the late Henry Ward Beecher.

The New York Grant Monument Fund committee has had another interesting meeting and filled vacancies in its ranks. The fund now amounts to $149,145[?]. :- Toledo Blade.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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Don¹t buy any WALL PAPER or SHADES Until you have seen our line. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..

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SAM WILLIS AUCTIONEER & City Bill Poster. Hennepin, Illinois.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 17.
Hennepin, Ill., April 21, 1887.

Miss Jennie Ehmler went to Chicago yesterday to buy C. & W. Eddy¹s Spring stock of Millinery.

R. R. Bently is very sick with lung fever.

M. M. Sloan and Fred Kellogg of Peoria were in town yesterday.

Elder Grady who preached here for a few evenings went away Wednesday morning.

Mrs. T. M. Thompson who has been visiting relatives and friends in Iowa City, returned to Hennepin yesterday.

Walk Leech fell from a ladder Tuesday while he was trimming grape vines and was badly injured.

The Illinois arrived here from Locyville yesterday morning.

In the report of the election yesterday we said that Jeff Durley got 70 votes. This was a mistake. It should have been 71.

In the Schwartz Watt case in Morris the Jury brought in a verdict of Penitentiary for life.

A. Hemphill of Chicago was in town Wednesday.

Will Stockdale of Peru was in town yesterday.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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There is a wonderful scarcity of ducks about Hennepin. Reason! Jeff Durley went hunting Saturday.

A bleachery -- the first establishment of the kind in the South -- will soon be in operation at Augusta Ga. The South has never produced bleached cotton goods and this will open an entirely new industry in that section.

It is reported that the New York Shoe-makers will withdraw from the Knights of Labor.

The Irish question is creating great excitement in the British Parliament.

It is charged that the wheat market is under the control of a syndicate. Too many syndicates is what ails this country.

Oil has been discovered near Kankakee. It is said to be of a dark color and just the thing for lubricating purposes.

The first use of the locomotive in this country was in 1830[?].

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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LACES. From a hand made linen one half inch wide up to Oriental all over and forty inch flounces. Novelties in PARASOLS, EMBROIDERIES & SHAWLS. The finest line of all of the above that we have ever shown. Prices low. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..

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SAM WILLIS AUCTIONEER & City Bill Poster. Hennepin, Illinois.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 19.
Hennepin, Ill., April 23, 1887.

REUNION.

Yesterday being Mr. Henry Casson¹s 80th birthday, his children and grand children held a reunion to honor the occasion. John Casson of Viro[ens] Wisc. and Henry Casson Jr., of Madison were present and the whole family were entertained at dinner by Mrs. E. B. Eddy.

THEIR FIRST MEETING.

The village board of trustees met Thursday evening. Chas. C. Greiner was elected President. Twenty ballots were taken for Village Treasurer without result. The next meeting will be held next Thursday evening.

The Carrier arrived here from Peoria yesterday morning with large quantities of for eight for all of our merchants.

Sunday papers can be had at Trendt¹s barber shop to-morrow. Help the boys along.

Mrs. Chas. Turner went to Galva yesterday to visit her brother George Mowbray.

Wm. Schemerhorn and family were in Hennepin yesterday.

E. A. Coyne of Chicago was in Hennepin yesterday.

Jennie Ehmler returned from Chicago yesterday.

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The Daily Crank

Terms ............ 3 cents per week.

C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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Sen. Sherman¹s neighbors at Mansfield, Ohio, say he is not a millionaire.

United States Treasurer Jordan will sail for home April 21. He [is a native of?] Paris.

The President and Mrs. Cleveland did not attend the christening of Baby Whitney.

The people of this country imported 10,000,000 dozens of eggs in the last eight months.

Pres. Cleveland says that since the free railway passes have been called in he has far fewer importunities for offices.:--Toledo Blade.

The Delaware and New York legislatures are considering high-license bills.

The Florida legislature is dead locked over the election of a senator.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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LACES. From a hand made linen one half inch wide up to Oriental all over and forty inch flounces. Novelties in PARASOLS, EMBROIDERIES & SHAWLS. The finest line of all of the above that we have ever shown. Prices low. C. & W.  EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..

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SAM WILLIS AUCTIONEER & City Bill Poster. Hennepin, Illinois.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 20.
Hennepin, Ill., April 25, 1887.

Sunday Papers.

Receiving Sunday papers Sunday morning is a new industry in Hennepin. All that seemed lacking was someone to take hold of it. A couple of our young men have taken up this industry and the people should encourage them to the extent of one or two papers. This industry will fill a long felt want. Let us have enterprise.

John and Henry Casson of Wis., who have been visiting relatives and friends here returned to their home Saturday.

H. L. White returned from Bloomington Saturday where he has been visiting relatives and friends.

Miss Nettie Zenor is very sick with lung fever.

R. W. Bowman returned from Bureau Saturday where he has been repairing Crook¹s house.

Miss May Coleman is sick with lung fever.

Geo. Lanktree went to Morris Saturday to ascertain public opinion of the verdict in the Schwartz Watt case. We guess (?) [sic].

E. N. Danley and W. J. Wiley visited Henry yesterday.

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The Daily Crank

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C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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Clippings.

The soldiers¹ guard at Se. Logan¹s temporary tomb in Washington is still on duty and will remain until the body is brought to Chicago.

"The Manuscript Found" upon which the Book of Mormon was based, is now preserved in Hiram college, at Hiram, Ohio, Gardell¹s old home.

Bishop Hurst, of the Methodist Episcopal church, has read the Bible in the language of every country in which he has held a conference.

Queen Victoria is right pleased with a photograph recently taken of her by a new process, which is described as making the picture look exactly like an etching.

At the sale of the late Pres. Arthur¹s bric-a-brac, a Swiss carved inkstand, once the property of Gen. Winfield Scott, brought $9, and an oil painting of Gen. Sheridan¹s horse Rienzi, was sold for $12.50.:-- Toledo Blade.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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LACES. From a hand made linen one half inch wide up to Oriental all over and forty inch flounces. Novelties in PARASOLS, EMBROIDERIES & SHAWLS. The finest line of all of the above that we have ever shown. Prices low. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..

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SAM WILLIS AUCTIONEER & City Bill Poster. Hennepin, Illinois.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 21.
Hennepin, Ill., April 26, 1887.

Upset. Dr. Ramsey received a telegram Sunday, for him to come to Bureau Junction so he hitched up his horse, got his wife and started. As he was going down the river-hill his horse shyed running the buggy up on the side of the hill which upset it throwing he and his wife out. No serious damage ensued.

Harry Fairfield who has been working in Spring Valley is home with a sore hand.

Oliver Holmes of Peru was visiting friends in Hennepin Sunday.

Peter Holerick of Spring Valley was in town yesterday.

Mr. Paul of Tskilwa is here in charge of the celebrated stallion Buckskin. Mr. Paul owns a half interest in the horse.

Daniel McNabb was in Hennepin yesterday.

Ambrose Heath who has been visiting John Gallaher at Florid for the past few days went away yesterday.

Miss Nellie Simpson returned from Tonica Sunday where she had been visiting her sister.

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The Daily Crank

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C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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Clippings.

Stephen A. Douglas, son of the "Little Giant", who used to be a hard drinker, has been a total abstainer for a year or more, and has lately made some temperance speeches at Mr. Murphy¹s meeting in Chicago.:--Toledo Blade.

Seven inches of snow fell in Wisconsin Friday. Eight inches didn¹t fall in Hennepin.

None of the league ball clubs are playing at present.

Terrible cyclones swept the states of Missouri and Arkansas Friday. The cyclone season has opened early this year.

The daily Crank published by C. H. Eddy at Hennepin, Ill., is undoubtedly the smallest daily in the world. It is one sixty-fourth the size of this paper.:--Johnson County (Neb.) News.

Humor.

What is vinegar without a mother? It is orphan very [po]or.

People who don¹t know what a toboggan slide is can get a pretty accurate idea by dropping a banana skin at the head of the stairs and then stepping on it.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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Call and see our immense stock of new MILLINERY. Greatest variety of SHAPES ever shown in Hennepin. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..

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SAM WILLIS AUCTIONEER & City Bill Poster. Hennepin, Illinois.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 23.
Hennepin, Ill., April 28, 1887.

Fire.

Nick Bernard, a former resident of this place but living now near Bureau, met with a serious misfortune on Tuesday. One of Mr. B¹s boys set fire to some straw near the barn. The flames got beyond his control and soon reached the barn burning it to the ground. From the barn the flames spread to some hay stacks containing 30 tons of bottom hay, consuming them completely. The corn cribs, containing some 5000 bushels of corn, were next enveloped in flames, and their contents entirely destroyed, excepting about 500 bushels, which by hard work was saved. Mr. Bernard is a hard working, honest man, and in his severe loss has the sympathy of this entire community.

Every body is cordially invited to look at Deck¹s patent egg tester. Eugene Danley is local agent; for further particulars inquire of him.

The Ottawa hide and tallow man was in town yesterday.

Captain Smith was injured Tuesday by being pulled from a buggy by a horse that he was leading.

A large and elegant brick store with the dimension of 50 by 80 is being put up in Bureau.

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The Daily Crank

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C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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The League Base Ball season opens to-day.

Clippings.

Justus H. Schwab, one of the most violent and virulent of the New York anarchists pleads guilty of the ownership of $20,000 in government bonds. It is not believed that Mr. Schwab really contemplates or intends an immediate overthrow of the government.

Capt. Nathaniel Fish, of the Cherokee Nation, though a centenarian, is as active as a man of 60. He walks into Tahlequah from his farm, seven miles away, once or twice each week and back, and is in sound health every day. He cut two new teeth recently.

No sooner does a man become famous than it is discovered that he has been aided by a helpful wife. So it is now said of Henry George that but for the unflagging devotion of his wife he would never have been able to conquer the difficulties which beset him. This is pretty, and, we hope, true, but what of the unfailing devotion of the thousands of good, true wives whose husbands never achieve success.:--Toledo Blade.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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Call and see our immense stock of new MILLINERY. Greatest variety of SHAPES ever shown in Hennepin. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..

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SAM WILLIS AUCTIONEER & City Bill Poster. Hennepin, Illinois.


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The Daily Crank.
Vol. 2, No. 24.
Hennepin, Ill., April 29, 1887.

Mrs. H. B. Stockdale and son went to Peru yesterday to visit relatives and friends.

Ed Pond of Chicago was in Hennepin Thursday.

J. M. Durley returned from Chicago yesterday where he has been buying goods.

W. H. Pratt of Elgin is a guest at the Commercial House.

A. F. Planck of Chicago was in town yesterday.

Miss Nettie Zenor is improving.

Miss Jennie Ehmler is quite sick.

R. R. Bently is now able to be at his shop.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Klein of Henry who have been visiting J. P. Kneip for the past week returned to their home yesterday.

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Casson visited Rev. Barrett at Lacon Tuesday.

Hat chasing was very brisk yesterday.

We beg leave to call the attention of the Board of Trustees to the North-East gate of the park. Yesterday the park was full of cattle. This gate should be fixed.

We have now taken a new plan for getting out the Crank, and will try hard in the future to get it around in time for breakfast.

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C. H. Eddy, Editor and Proprietor.

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It Don¹t Work Very Well.

The inter-state commerce law having gone into effect has begun to make things howl. The railroads will no doubt try to make the people sick of their bargain. Below is an example of how it has used freight rates. Commissioner Atkins advertised for bids for supplies for the Indians and went to St. Louis last week to award the contracts. All the bids were higher than ever before for the same article and Congress had not appropriated enough money to make the necessary purchases. The contractors said that since the law has gone into effect the freight rates are from 100 to 300 per cent higher. The commissioner telegraphed to the secretary of the Interior who conferred with the commission and got a ruling under which railroad companies could make special rates to the government in transporting the Indian supplies, but the railroads will not do this; so the commissioner had to reject all the proposals as being excessive.

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BRIGHTMAN & BURG. House, Sign, and Carriage Painting. Calcamining and Paper Hanging. All work promptly attended to. Country orders solicited.

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E. N. DANLEY, Has just received another car load of the Celebrated Christian¹s BEST FLOUR, for sale lower than any other 1st Class flour in the Country. Try it and Satisfy Yourself.

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ANDREW C. NOXON Dealer in DRUGS, MEDICINES, PERIODICALS. Hennepin, Ill., Office W. U. Telegraph Company.

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J. M. DURLEY, Dealer in GROCERIES, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Also Ottawa Flour always on hand and at a reasonable price.

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Call and see our immense stock of new MILLINERY. Greatest variety of SHAPES ever shown in Hennepin. C. & W. EDDY.

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W. H. CASSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW., Office in Court House Hennepin, Ill.

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CHAS. GRUBBS Practical painter and grainer. CALCAMINING AND PAPERING. Done to order. Hennepin, Ill..

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SAM WILLIS AUCTIONEER & City Bill Poster. Hennepin, Illinois.

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