Sep. 5, 1884
Have you seen Charlie Wescott's charm?
Go to D. L. Murphey's for your fresh wheat and rye bread.
A lot of shoe and hose boxes for sale cheap at McCulley's.
J. J. Moulton is attending the fair this week, at Wyoming.
A large invoice of flour just received at E. E. Andrews & Bros.
D. L. Murphey keeps constantly on hand fresh Peoria bread.
E. E. Andrews & Bros. advertisement will be found in this issue.
Nat Cutright left for Chicago Wednesday evening on a business trip.
The finest line of candies in the city, for sale at E. E. Andrews & Bros.
Locals. -- Remember we insert locals in the BULLETIN for 5 cents per line, each issue.
For sale, very cheap, a brand new washing machine. Call at the office of the BULLETIN.
Can you afford a can of fresh oysters right from the sea coast? if so, call at Jake Wirth's.
Special attention is called to a full line of fall ginghams on sale at P. T. Matthews & Co.
How about that new exit at Hunter's hall that created such an excitement here some time ago?
Rev. J. E. J. Reilley, of Henry, will hold service at the Catholic Chapel Saturday, Sept. 13, at 9 A. M.
For sale, at J. W. McCulley's 24 yards new rag carpet at 37 1/2 cents; 20 yards nearly new at 20 cents per yard.
John Lonstrom came near meeting with a serious accident last Saturday, by getting his hand caught in the pulleys.
Geo. Burt, editor of the Henry REPUBLICAN, is about to take a partner--one for life-- and of the female persuasion.
If you want a brand new harness--if you want on repaired--or, if your buggy needs trimming--go to Wm. H. Miller.
Geo. H. Hunt, Republican nominee for Attorney General, addressed a large and enthusiastic Princeville audience last Tuesday.
R. A. Green, wife and daughter, left Tuesday evening for a two-months' visit to Berling, N. Y., which was formerly their home for many years.
Henry Gillfillan, of West Hallock, returned last week from an extended trip to Montgomery and Page counties, Iowa, where he has been visiting friends.
Bear in mind that M. H. Bailey & Co. are constantly in receipt of something new in the furniture line. A number of handsome tapestry lounges just received.
Some of our boys are determined to learn to skate if it breaks their purse, their heads or the floor. They don't seem to care much which. There's nothing like pluck, anyhow!
Harrison Reed and daughter returned last Tuesday evening from Barton County, Mo., where they have been passing a few days among relatives and friends. Mrs. Elizabeth Pierce came back with them, and will remain during the winter. Harrison reports crops out there as looking very fine, and the prospects encouraging for a big yield the coming fall.
Mr. J. W. McCulley desires us to state that on account of continued decline of his own and his wife's health, he is compelled to retire from business, and wishes, as soon as possible, to dispose of his town property consisting of a comfortable residence, two acres of land, good barn, outbuildings, picket fence, three cisterns with chain-pump, plenty of fruit, both large and small--a first-class location and a desirable neighborhood. He also offers his stock of goods for sale, embracing a full line of staple and fancy groceries, dry goods, boots and shoes, with a good trade and a handy location. Post Office next door; printing office overhead. A splendid chance for the right party. Will sell stock and building or sell stock and rent building, to suit the parties.
Another Veteran Gone to Rest.
We are pained to be called upon to record the death, on Monday, August 23d, of "Cap. Barnett," that will be remembered by surviving members of the 86th Ill. Inf. as the justly celebrated war horse of Maj. J. F. Thomas. This horse was captured near Franklin, Tenn., in August, 1863, by members of Battery I, 2nd Ill. Artillery, and was ridden to Chattanooga and at the battles of Chickamauga, Mission
Ridge? and Sheppard's Run, and also on the East Tennessee campaign by one of the Lieutenants of the battery. April 13, 1861, Maj. Thomas purchased the horse from Capt. Charles Barnett, commanding the above-named battery, and named him after his late owner. Major Thomas rode him in all the battles of the Atlantic campaign; and when Hood made his flank movement upon Atlanta, Major Thomas rode him back to Florence, Alabama, where the Major was wounded and sent home. Lt. S. L. Zinzer, acting Adjgt. of the 86th, then took possession of the horse and rode him on the March to the Sea. Upon joining his command, at Savannah, Georgia, January, 13th, 1865, the Major again took possession of his horse, and rode him on the Carolina Campaign, and at the battles of Averysborough and Bentonville, N. C., March 16th and 19th, and then to Goldsboro and Raleigh?, at the surrender of Gen. Joe Johnson--in short, in all the marches of Sherman's army, and at the Grand Review at Washington, D. C. After the regiment was mustered out, the Major brought the horse home with him, and used him for several years in his practice, but the past five of six years, he has done nothing except to participate in the services of memorial day and attended reunions, where he attracted about as much attention as any one present. But the old horse has heard his last bugle call--has participated in his last reunion, and has taken part in his last memorial service. Well may Major Thomas say, "Good bye, faithful old friend: you have carried us through many tight places, and I would be less than a man if I did not remember you with lasting gratitude." "Captain Barnett" was in the twenty-fifth year.
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