xc ISXicIxita Jpaily gctgle: Jmim-dau. Ipxrruiijg, gtrac 14, 1890.
jr. r. 3inu)ocir, rcntor.
REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL CON
Dodge City, Kan., Juno i, lOO.
A delegate convention of Use Republicans of the
Seventh Congressional ilistnct of the state of Kan
sas. Is hereby called to bo held at Dodge City, Kao.,
on Wcdnesduv, Julyffl. 1S90, at 10 o'clock a. in., for
the purpose of nonunutinK a candidate for congress
from said district. Tlie basts of representation to
said convention will be one delegate at larce from
each countv in said district, andono delegate for
everv 300 votes, or fraction of 150 or more vites cat
for lion. S. K. Peters in 1833, undei whicli rule dele
gatcaaro apportioned as follows:
Co. Del. Co. DEL.
Barber 1 lAife.
Barton C; Mcl'hcrson 8
Clark 8 Meade J
Comancho 3 Morton -J
Edwards 3 Qbs
Finney 3 Pwneo
ord... Pratt 5
Or o.ey "
Stanton - -
The Kocrotarles oftho f-everal counties are Instruct-
U to forward to the undersigned secretary.
.it Garden City. Khii., a certified copy pi the
c rodentials of their several de.exajee immediately
ion theudjouninient of tL county conventions.
V is lieredy recomm"nded that the several coun
t u s In said district select the.r delegates on .July St
Jsvo, unless otherwise ordered by tho county central
Uy order of the committee.
JAMES KELLY, Clialnnan.
JESSE TAYLOR, Secretory.
REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION.
A delegate convention of the Republicans of Kan
pas will be held in the city of Topeku, on Wednes
la , the 3d day of Septum ler. 188U, at the hour of 4
0 t lock p. in., for the nomination of candidates for
hif ju.tico of the supreme court.
Lieutenant governor. t
secretary of st.Us.
Auditor of State.
Treasurer ot sM,te.
superintendent of public instruction.
DHTfHt to uie -on enllon mentioned above shall
In- elected by couuty contentions, duly called by the
s'vi ralcountj' Republican committees, under such
rules and reguUtions as may bo by them prescribed.
1 in- basis oi apportionment of delegates tosall suite
t :nentioji will be one delegate at largo for each
t oiinty of th biate, and one delegate for every 400
v ott-rs or fraction of "3U(I or more otus cast foi Eu--i
lie F. Wre for elector at large in the election of
j w, muter whit h rule delegates are apportioned to
tlie scleral counties as follows:
torVTIKS, DLLKCTS.,COLVriES. DEDEG'TS.
vi en c Linn c
Anderson fi Logan 3
AVhiMHi Lyon 11
liar'Hsr 3 Marion 7
Larton 4 .Marshal! 7
liourbon W Mci'herson 7
Lrown h.lede 2
i utler a Miami
C lu;e. 4iMitchell 5
(. 'lautauqiia .1'MonUromory S
tutrokee 6, Morris !i
Cheyenne 3Morton 2
lark 2 Nemaha 7
t Ia fi Xeutfio i
(.loud 7Xess ."
t nlTey C Norton 3
t onuutche 2 0age 10
owlcy 11 Osborne 5
rawforti 9'Ottawa .r
JAtatur , 4 Pawnee o
ii klnsoii SPhillips .i
L'liiipluui 7, Pottawatomie 7
Douglas i)Pratt.. 4
L.v.ard 2' Rawlins '.... 4
Ilk BIReno '.)
i lis 8R5wblic 7
l.llhwortu liitice 0
I iimey 8 Riley II
I oid 3 Rooks 4
rrunklln 7 Rush , 3
Garileld 2,Kusm-1I :1
'icary 4 Saline 7
lirant 2 Scott 2
.oe 2 Sedgwick 1(
Graham 3 Seward 2
Gray 2 Shawnee.... 20
Greenwood 7, Sheridan .'I
Grct'ly 2 Sherman 3
'lamllton 2 smith ft
Ilirper 5 Staffotd 3
.lir-vey GStnntou 2
II iskell 2,Stevens 2
Hodgeman 2 Sumner 1(1
.Ti'ksou (i Thomas ."
.ItlTerson 7 Trego 2
.Tfwell 7 Wabaunsee ft
J ihnsoii , 0 Wallace 2
Kearney , 2. Washington a
Kingman SWichltii 2
Kiowa 2 Wilson li
I.abettc fciWoo'lson 4
Lar.e 2 Wyandotte 15
L ienworth 9j
l.nculn 41 Total V.4
The secretaries of the several county conventions
nm instructed to forward to the undersigned secre
t rv at Toieka, Kansas, a certified copy of the cie
dentiais of their several delegates, immediately
upon tho adjournment of tho county convention,
f iid credentials to bo received at lopeka not later
t l.an the evening of s-cjiU'IiiImt 2. Prom these cre
dentials the Republican state central committee
will prepare a roster of those entitled toiwrtlcipate
in the preliminary organization of the convention.
Ry order tif the committee.
HENRY ROOTH, Chairman.
RIOXS. HCTCHIXS. Secretary.
Colonel Baird, of Brooklyn, since he
declined tho poslmastership of that city,
probably regards liimself as tho hero of
Postmaster General Wanamaker's life
and accident insurance now amounts to
M,200,000. the largest insurance carried
by any individual in the world.
A resident of Alaska says that country
contains millionsiof acres of first class
farm lands. The Greely of half a cen
tury hence will have to say, "Go north,
a oung man."
Massachusetts has a school for the re
laxation of the nerve power. If tho
popularity of such a schooling should
j,row, there is no telling what effect it
will have on tho politicians of the fu
ture. The bill exempting nowspnjwr men
from jiu-y service passed by the New
York legislature, has become a law. Yet
those who are charged -with offenses
against the public welfare will probably
continue to complain against trial by
iiewspapers, just as they, havo hereto
fore. Captain AY. T. Sampson, superinten
dent of the naval academy at Annapolis,
contributes an article on that institution
ti the current number of Harpers
" oung People. And a most entertain
ing paper it is, aided hi ite instructive
features by a number of fine illustra
tions. The cattlemen of the strip aro worried
1 1 cause the Cherokees exject them to
nay for six months grazing, when they
lue had but three. They have gone to
sm.v Chief Mayes about it. If he is as
vhdurate as usual in the matter of eon
tracts, the cattleman and the chief may
soon be at "outs."'
Ex-Governor W. W. Uolden of Ral
eigh, is preparing a history of North
C arolina during the reconstruction
period, which is to contain much new in
formation. Mr. Justice Lamar will no
doubt be an early if not specially inter
ested reader of tl look. upon the sup
position that it will contain the essence
of the subject it treats.
The Sac and Fox have turned their
lands over to the United States. Our
American Indian is closer to civilization
mid comfort tlian he ever was lKfore.
Affairs begin to assume the appearance
that the opening of Oklahoma a year ago
promised. That coup will undoubtedly
result in bringing the Indian near civili
sation and an increment in the red man's
health, wealth and happiness wll follow.
An amusing incident occurred in con
gress the other day. Members were dis
cussing an amendment to the internal
revenue law. when Repaesentative Chal
nvy, of North Carolina, suddenly rousing
from a nap and mistaking his where
abouts, sprang to his feet excitedly and
a-kel. ""Who said beer:" The Emporia.
Republican thinks the funny part is, that
a North Carolina Democrat could be
awakened by the mention of anything
milder than "Apple-Jack."
JUSTICE LAMAR ON MISSISSIPPI.
Frank George Carpenter, the veteran
gossiper of the national capital, credits a
remarkable utterance to Justice L. Q. C.
Lamar, the long-time senator from Mis
siss:ppi. "I saw him this afternoon riding from
the supreme Court to his home on Massa
chusetts avenue in a red herdicy' says
Carpenter. "His shoulders are stooped,
and he has lost thirty pounds during the
winter. His health is not bettered by
the gloomy views he takes of the south
and its future. He told me the other
day that he thought Mississippi would
eventually be a negro state, and that the
whites would be forced to emigrate. lie
is so confident of this that he is anxious
to sell liis plantation in Mississippi, con
sisting of about 500 acres of the finest
land in the state, and having on it forty
seven registered cows and a number of
fine horses. Justice Lamar has a mag
nificent homestead there, and his lands
are under the best of cultivation. He of
fers the wKble for much less than it is
worth, and he says he has no desire to
have any of his friends remain in Missis
sippi. Said he to me:
"The influence of the present adminis
tration is bound to be altogether in favor
of the blacks at the expense of the
whites, and the whites will not permit
the blacks to rule them. Had Blaine
been elected president the result would
have been different, and the outlook for
the south would have been better, but as
it is it seems to mevas dark as can be,
and what will be the future God only
Justice Lamar is evidently becoming
pessimistic in his old age. How he ar
rives at tho conclusion that the adminis
tration is responsible for the transferring
of large numbers of colored people from
one southern state to another is past the
writer's comprehension. That there has
been such transfers, and in large num
bers, within the patt year or two, is an
admitted fact, and that it has not been
accomplished wholly on the emigrant's
own motion will not be denied. But it
has been done at the instance and
through the agency, very largely, of the
owners of large tracts of land in the
delta country that are unoccupied and
have been for years, some of them al
ways, by corporations and contractors
that require more labor than could be se
cured in that country.
It were perhaps uncharitable to attri
bute sinister motives to the reverend jus
tice, but it is at least possible that, hav
ing determined to cut loose the social
and material ties that have hitherto
bound him to his Mississippi home and
friends, in view of his permanent abode
now fixed in Washington, he has fallen
upon this plan of excusing himself for
thus tearing away and deserting them.
But whatever the cause for his gloomy
declarations, tlie situation he seems to so
much deplore, is certainly not what he
alleges it to be. the only intimation given
out from the White House that would
bear such a suspicion being the presi
dent's declared purpose to uphold tiio
authority of the government, made in
connection with the celebrated Florida
outrage cases a short time ago, and the
colored race, in that connection, was
more an incident than a cause of action.
Bah! Justice Lamar.
While the citizens of Fort Worth were
deploring the fiery destruction of their
beautiful Spring Palace- the Rev. William
B. Allen, pastor of the Cumberland Pres
byterian church :it Longview, Texas,
preached a sermon to them, in which ho
said that the wreck of tho magnificent
structure was a just punishment sent by
tho Almighty to rebuke the people for
their sins. The reverend gentleman
Wl deeply sympathise with Fort Worth
in tho loss of her charming palace. It was
a thing of rare beauty and to Texas hor
chief exponent of internal resources. There
is no true Texan but regrets that confla
gration. Yet, to me, it resembles tho
angry expression of an insulted Provi
dence. Fort Worth lias sustained a repu
tation above any other city in Texas as. a
Christian city. Her hospitality to all
Christian people in the past is unexcelled.
She will entertain nnythimr. Tho tower
ing spires of magnificent church houses,
costing 30,000, more fully attest her ap
preciation of that which is good and right.
Christian people are proud of Fort Worth.
Rut, in the face of this reputation and just
following the scathing rebukes ot the so
cial dance as administered by Dixon
Williams Sam Jones, the .local pators,
and in opposition to the desire of every
loyal Christian among her citizens, there
are gathered hundreds of light-hearted
soulsto mar the glory of that "palace and j
change her glory into revelry. .1 ust as tho
revel was to begin. like lielchazzar's cham
ber, there appeared a handwriting on tlie
wall. It was in characters of tire, and with
tho speed of flame in dry stubble the pride
and glory not only of Fort Worth but of
till lexas was swept away.
No right thinking person will deny
that it is tho duty as well as the pre
rogative of the minister of the gospel to
rebuke sin and reprove the sinner m a
specific as well as in a general way, yet
nobody who is not himself a fanatic will
approve of such an outbreak of fanatical
cant, as that quoted above. Holy writ
says in so many words that there is a
time to dance and a time to make merry,
and if the occasion the reverend gentle
man so harshly inveighed against in the
above was not such a time, then we and
everybody else is at loss to conceive of an
occasion when it would be admissable
for the ieople to thus make merry.
But the Texas papers have taken up
his text, and nre preaching him sermons
which w is not like to forget. The Fort
Wort Worth Gazette says that his com
ments are an insult to the intelligence of
the nineteenth century and a foul injus
tice to the Christian people who were as
sembled at the pa lace Friday night to hear J
the music and admire the decorations.
Mr. Allen may lie a good man, and
perhaps he means well; but when he un
dertakes to interpret Divine Pro ideoce
in this way. it strikes us that he is going
a little too far, and he evidently deserves
the scathing rebuke which the Christian
people ot Fort Worth have administered.,
Tlie beginning of tho end of gambling
in grain and provision futures is at Itaud.
Tlie Illinois supreme court holds tlie state
law that declares all such transactions to
be gambling, as good law and binding.
Tlie special value vo tlie country of this
decision is found in tin? fact that it is
rendered Jn Illinois, tlie headquarters in
the wost for this pernicious and hurt
ful system and practice, ami will no
doubt have the eifect of destroying it in
large measure, and thus restore the mar
kets to their legitimate functions, that is.
place it where actual, and not supposi
tious, commodities enter into th trans
Dr. Gatling wants to sliow himself a
friend of humanity before he dies. He
Is inventing an artificial ice machine that
he expects will make ice at less than one
tenth the regulation price. Dr. Gatling
has attained eminence by the invention
of instruments for the destruction of
mankind. If he shall succeed in his
present endeavors, he will redeem him
self and millions will rise up and call him
A conference was held in Topeka
Thursday between the leaders and repre
sentatives of the Farmers' Alliance, the
Grange and the Knights of Labor, for the
purpose of determining whether the
three followings Avould unite and put a
straight ticket in tlie field for all the
offices to be filled in the state this year
by popular election. It was so decided,
and a committee appointed to prepare a
call for conventions state, district and
county to make nominations. This
provides for a triangular campaign and
some terrible disappointments to some
bodv. It becomes more and more evident
that the recent spasmodic advance in
cotton lias so largely reduced the short
interest as to leave the market now
ultimately dependent upon the legiti
mate demand for the staple. In some
cases American mills have disposed of
their summer supply at a handsome
profit over cost, and havo shut down
until September, claiming that they can
make money by this plan, while they
would lose by spinning cotton into goods
at the present prices for the manufac
tured article. The staple is quoted at
llf for good midding.
Policemen of Danville, 111., are ob
viously ungallant. Called upon to stop
base ball playing on Sunday, they ar
rested the members of a "ladies' club"
directly after their victory over the
males who played under the name of
"lh6 Danville Browns." Not even the
laurels that crown the fair are sacred in
the eyes of the Illinois Sabbatarian
police. Perhaps, however, some will
think that young women who make
spectacles of themselves by playing base
ball matches with men on Sunday, or
any other day, ought not to complain of
suffering a little inconvenience for their
Spain, according to its latest census,
has a population a little short of 18,000,
000, and increases at the rate of half of
1 per cent a year. It is tho smallest of
all the important nations of Europe.
Italy, which stands next above it, having
over 150,000,000 inhabitants, and its ratio
of expansion in this particular is below
that of any of them except France.
There is much room for growth in Spain,
however, as it has only eighty-eight in
habitants on the average to every square
mile of territory, while Italy has 2G4; the
United Kingdom, 310; Austro-Hungary,
1GT: France, 187; Germany, 221, and
European Russia, the least settled of all
of them, although tho largest in aggre
gate population, 42.
The Newfoundland war is not likely to
be more than a controversy of words.
Franco enjoys the fishery privileges,
against which the Newfoundlanders are
protesting, by virtue of an old treaty
with England, and she evidently means
to maintain her rights to the possession
at all hazards. The people of Newfound
land are hardy fishermen, but theirisland
is isolated and defenseless. They have
neither the numbers nor tho munitions
of war to enable them to achieve inde
pendence or to wage successful resistance
to French encroachments. England is
not inclined to dispute France too vigor
ously in the matter. There will be much
diplomatic negotiation, and tho unhappy
Newfoundlanders will find themselves
forced to submit, for a long time at least,
As between the vigorous measures
adopted by the secretary of agriculture
to get rid of the pleuro-pneumonia said
to exist at points of export along the At
lantic coast, and the enactment of the
inspection bill introduced in the senate
by Mr. Vest, which will pass, beyond
doubt, tho European countries will be
left without excuse on that score for
prohibiting the importation of Ameri
can meats. The removal of such restric
tion will be a godsend to thousands of
people over there who are unable to pro
cure meats when a supply from this
country is cut off. Such inhibition is a
serious drawback to the producers of
country, the bulk of their surplus find
ing its readiest market over there; but it
is a much worse hardship on the consum
ers on that side, the majority of whom
go hungry when they can't get our
Last Sunday was "Children's day." In
the course of an address in a certain city
of Kansas a well known minister and
Sunday school organizer made the fol
The Sunday school is a groat thing.
About 100 years ago thero was no such a
u thing ks a Sunday school. But on this
beaut ilul Sabbath morning the same Sun
tiny school lesson is being studietl and re
cited in every part of the globe. Go to
Sau Fniucisco .and you will lind them
studying the International lessons. Go to
China and they are studying the Interna
t ional lessons. Come to Rome and Egypt,
and they are studying the InternationHl
lessons. Come back to the New England
states and they are studying the Interna
tiinal lessons. And there are even some
people studying the International lessons
Tlie last sentence contains a significant
truth: but it is doubtful if it could be
applied to any other city of the first class
in the state except, perhaps. Kansas City.
The others don't have time to study Sun
day school lessons or anything else ex
cept how to beat the original package de
cision, or a certain candidate fox a cer
tain office. Yes. Wichita draws in the
wanderings of her mind from tlie sordid
things of time, on Sunday, and spends
the day in getting some of the good that
is imparted thereby to tlie upright in
TS"HY SILVSR IS OPPOSED EAST.
Asthoxy, Kan., June 12, 1SO0.
To the Editor at the Eitcte.
It may never liave occurred, to many
of your readers whj it is that "Wall
street" and tlie "money bags" of the
east are invariably opposed io tlie free
coinage of silver. 3loney is a commod
ity like everything else, ami tho less
there is of it. tlie more valuable it b
oome, compared with prices ot other
oommodititis, and the barter it is. there-
fore, for those that have it in abundance.
To illustrate: When the wheat crop is
very short the wide world over, such of
our farmers as are fortunate enough to
have a good crop, know that it means an
increased price for the same and that
they will be individually benefitted by
the shortage, although the balance of
the people will suffer thereby. So it is
with money, when there is a scarcity it
brings large rates of interest, and be
comes very valuable compared with
the value of other commodities.
Tiiis can only benefit the
creditor class, while the debtor class the
world ever will suffer by it. But make
money plenty by increasing the volume
in circulation among the people, rates of
interest would be much lower and it
would therefore seek other channels of
investment, other than being loaned at
exorbitant interest rates that no legiti
mate business can pay.
The dollar of today has by its scarcity
been made altogether too valuable com
pared with the value of other commodi
ties, and it now buys too much of every
thing that the debtor class has to sell.
But make it more plentiful and it will
take more dollars to buy an acre of land,
or a bushel of wheat or a bushel of corn
than now. This would benefit, as every
one can see, the farmer, the debtor and
everybody else, except; the "money
lenders." Hence the reason why
people can notTnow pay their old debts
is simply because the dollar which they
must now pay back is worth much more
than it was when the debt was contract
ed, through the machinations of "Wall
street" and the "rich nabobs" of the east.
In other words, it has become so valuable
that it takes more land, more wheat,
more corn, cattle, hogs, etc., to make a
dollar than it did when the debt was con
tracted. Thus we see why Wall street is opposed
to free coinage of silver. It would not
benefit the "money lenders" of the east,
and it is a disgrace to this country to see
the secretary of the treasmy of these
United States pollute his high office by
tlepressing the poor and debtor classes,
by controlling the money of the country
in the interests of Wall street.
As the debtor class reside mostly in
tlie west it is to the interests of the west
ern people to exert all the influence they
possess for the free coinage of silver.
My only aim in contributing this mite
to this most important subject is that
the people of the west be educated so
that they may protect themselves against
Wall street. I am sorry to say that so
far the east has been entirely too smart
for us. Keep up the fight you have in
augurated, and you will surely win the
esteem of your people in the end for be
ing more wise and sagacious than many
of your fellow editors, who are doing the
west more harm than hot winds, grass
hoppers and every thing else combined.
Faithfully, R. D. L.
Tho American Wool and Cotton Re
porter of Boston, which has hit Kansas
many a hard lick, is fair enough to print
editorially, under the above caption, the
"There could hardly be more promis
ing evidence that an era of better times,
such as has never before been enjoyed,
is beginning to make itself apparent in
the state of Kansas that the daily reports
which are coming to us concerning
bright crop prospects, the late advance
in farm products and the steady dis
charge of mortgage indebtedness.
"There are estimated to be in the state
of Kansas today ."iO.OOO.OOO bushels of
corn Avhich three months ago was selling
for 17 cents, but which is now command
ing 23 and 2." cents at the railroad sta
tion! The amount of wheat still on
hand, it is said, will amount to 20,000,
000 bushels. Three months ago the
farmers were receiving for this Go cents;
today it is worth about 90 cents. This
advance in both corn and wheat is stim
ulating a liberal movement in these
cereals and is infusing new life and en
ergy into all lines of business, particu
larly among the farming population.
'According to a late report, the condi
tion of winter wheat on a basis of 100
shows for Kansas 110. which the increas
ed acreage of from 20 to 30 per cent for
the state will give a crep of winter wheat
alone of probably 50.000,000 bushels. It
is probably safe to saj' that of the G0,
000.000 bushels of corn and wheat now
on hand the proceeds from 33,000,000
bushels will be applied to the discharge
of mortgage indebtedness. The growing
wheat never ga e better promise at this
period of the season than it does now,
the cool weather of the past four weeks
being just what was needed.
"Eastern people can never realize the
wonderful recuperative power of this
state until the' have visited it and ex
amined the soil and almost phenomenal
crop it produces with little more than
one-tenth of the area of the state under
actual cultivation. Here is instance char
acteristic of the state and the possibilities
of the Kansas farmer: Tlie other da' a
Harvey county farmer and stock raiser
sold forty-seven head of cattle for 2.
762. With this money he wiped out all
his indebteness, leaving his farm free
of mortgage and stocked with sixty head
of young cattle and 300 hogs. Among
other things which have a good deal to
do with the condition of the farmers in
Kansas is the farmers himself.
"Taken altogether, therefore, from
the agricultural point of view, there is
much to encouage the Kansas people and
good prospects that all the delinquent
and accruing interests will be paid
promptly and in ever man instances the
entire mortgage discharged from the
farm before another vear."
SULLTVAN KNOCKED OUT.
The details of the recent encounter be
tween John L. Sullivan, the prize fighter,
and Isaac Bromley, the journalist, at
Chamberlain's restaurant in "Washington
emphasizes the offensive conduct of the
noted slugger and the moral courage of
the latter. A number of well known
newspaper men from New York and
New Encland stopped over in "Washing
ton to spend a day, and 3Ir. Bromley j
jrave a dinner to several ot them
in the .
evening in the main saloon of the restau- !
rant. They had but just seated them-
selves at table when Sullivan entered the
apartment and coolv helped himself to a
chair next to the" editor of the New
and offered his hand to 3lr. Bromlev
The latter declined the slugger's proffer,
and when he demanded an explanation
replied, looking him straight in tlie eye:
"This is a private dinner party, sir, and
these gentlemen are my guests ami you
are an offensive intruder. I refn?e" to
take your hand because you are a bully
and a coward. Tho big .slugger bluster
ed about, but Mr. Bromley kept his eye
upon him without flinching and demand
ed that he leave the room at once. After
looking at Bromley for about a minute
and giving vent to some explosive epi
thets he turned upon his heel and left the
Kansas has a lard reputation among
strangers. Everybody abuses the state,
and you seklom "hear a good word for it
now. What lia caused it? Sorely not
the big crop of last vear, which the" rail
roads are still exertimr themselvett to rid
the country of. A&krthcce who complain
and they will tell you that the cense is
Is Kansas changing? How long it has
been since we have had a county poorhouse
A formerly of Kansas Democrat is now
in a Missouri insane asylum. His name is
Carter and he once lived in Coldwater.
Farmer Funston is accused of wearing
low shoes and white socks. This is surely
better than high shoes and no socks at all.
It is said the Atchison Champion has
many Democratic admirers. The Cham
pion will probably blame this on Ingalls,
Last week Kansas sent four missionaries
to Africa and this week the Kirwin Chief
comes out with its two editors fighting
The Leavenworth Sun calls the supreme
court of Kansas an ass. The mirage is
very prevalent this year in the vicinity of
Leavenworth, it seems.
The dispatches again refer to Judge
Pfeffer as a senatorial candidate against
Ingalls. This was probably done without
our senior senator's knowledge.
One of the world's fair commissioners
from Kansas can never become president.
He was born in Wales. Providence is very
discreet in its provisions, sometimes.
Ex-Governor Glick does belong to the
Farmers' Alliance, but then there is no
logic that will prove that the Farmers'
Alliance belongs to ex-Governor Glick.
The El Dorado Republican has nomin
ated Plumb for president in 1S92. But
sincerely the Republican would rather see
Harrison Kelly busted than Plumb presi
dent. It has been figured out by a professor at
the agricultural college that two little
sparrows in ten years will produce a prog
eny of 275,71G,69S birds, and drouthy years
make no difference.
A distinguished looking butcher who
has been doing business at Wintleld for a
year, turns out to be a bank clerk from
Wheeling, West Yirginia, who swindled
the bank out of $24,000.
Miss Martha P. Spencer, professor of
elocution in the state normal school at Em
poria, has been chosen superintendent of
tho industrial school for girls at Beloit by
the state board of charities.
The river has risen at Leavenworth and
they have taken in the pontoon bridge, but
remembering that the original package is
in litigation, with due precaution, they
built it up on the Kansas side.
The McPlierson Anzeiger is publishing as
a serial a German translation of Uncle
Tom's Cabin. It may be said with safety
that this will-be a very popular edition
with readers who don't know anything
Princeton has conferred the degree of
L.L.D. upon Chancellor Snow of the uni
versity of Kansas. Chancellor Snow has
the distinction of being the only man who
ever acquired that degree over the body of
a dead chintz bug.
A Lawrence student has replied to Sena
tor Ingalls' "the purification of politics"
remark. The young man thinks that poli
tics is, or are, corrupt, but by the time he
has reached the senate they, or it, will be
all right. He says: "Already wo can dis
cern the light of a resplendent era in our
politics. Already we hail the advancing
generations." This student belongs to
the advancing generations, of course.
"Where is the summer
resort of Okla-
Governor Steele was given a big recep
tion at Stillwater last Monday.
Milt Reynolds, it is said, is as brown as
a nut. This will make the peaches all
A small child near Oklahoma City was
bitten by a snake and died two hours after,
"We never hear of the black jack country
any more. What has become of it? Ls ft
If the ice plant has done anything, it has
made the Guthrie papers cooler than ever
towards one another.
Oklahoma City now has in office a Bu
ford and a Deford. But Oklahoma City
can afford to have them.
Many and many a man wants to be in
the first legislature, and if he is a good,
hone."t man he ought to be.
A new postoffice named Yates has been
established between Orlando and Stillwa
ter, with Yates Smiih as postmaster.
Lots of the fellows in Oklahoma will
have to start a town of their own and be
elected mayor, if they want .an office.
The governor expects to isue a proclam
ation for the election of a territorial legis
lature during the lust of the coming week.
Somebody is trying to work up a case of
jealousy between Norman and Oklahoma
City. They ought to stop it. It will do
"Something will drop one of these days
in the liquor business of Oklahoma,' says
the Oklahoma City Journal. It probably
meant the cork.
It is a mighty good thing for some men
that while they are away after some
appointment, their cotton and corn goes
on growing just the same.
Commissioner Stone has issued an order
compelling the removal of the graves,
which, without license, have been placed
on the school section south of Guthrie.
The conversion of that Muskogee China
man has been explained. He "&oon will
marry one of the half breed Creeks at the
mission, by which he will bocotne im
The Alfred town site case was settled
Tuesday. Register Dille and Rtweiver
Barnes rendered their decision, giving the
tow u company eieht acres and tee balance
to me various nomesteauers.
"W. J. Grant, editor of the El Reno Her
ald, lias declined the office of county
treasurer to which he was appointed by
Governor Steele, giving as u reason that
withdrawal will harmonize the puny.
Mr. Hackney, who is an attorney for the
Santa Ke railroad, recently said: "I speak
advisedh' when I say that the Santa Fe
railroad expects to "build the road from
Sapulpato Albuquerque through Gnth
rie." Oklahoma City Journal: The govern
ment of this county is &artinK
out as a j
new country should. The first oflkslaj ct
of the county uorernmens wa the tfia
anee of a marriage licenj by Judge Ham-
mer to J- E- a'e Viola. Dnaa.
Oklahoma into two new, land offices, one
at Oklahoma City, theotoersta aew !
y& Buffalo J 11 Buforri, of Indiana,
,s er. and J. r pelaney, Jyl-
vsiun, is ictriin m. uic ium pnw, ru ''
reenter, ana u. i.
receiver at the latter.
The Stillwater countr appointments are:
Frank J. "Wykoff. judge: Capt. J. S. Hunt,
clerk; treasurer. Ell Reed; fchedff. F. M.
j Vaughn; commissioner, -jaamel H.
i Frame. M. Peters himI J. B. Wilson: sur
veyor, J. 11. tyAtn coroner. Dr. K. V. Mc
Murty. The county judge, Frank. Wykoff.
will resisn in a lew weeks and tk Lbe
position of count v cl?rk- He takes the
judge's position for the lime being to get
the county machinery in running order.
Toe Leaven of Rebellion.
Frora the l-awr-&f Jsi&!.
There i not a political party in Kan
sas this year but is afraid to make the is
sue and trust to straight work for sne
cuae at the polls. The hue eonventiocs
called prove this fact conciustTeJT.
The Longest 2ivor to ihe WorkL
The disuoveries made by Stealer how
that the Nile m th kw?&3t river "in th
world, beinjr at ltust 4.100 miles w
length. Were th Hissfefcippt regarded I
as merely a truwxtary to tne AtssotnA, as
some frrotftti-Tmnlittre ennMnd. law Incuw-
straam would sorpes the AirSess irptor-
BLACK SILK MITS
They are the Best ever shown here.
50 pieces outing cloths just opened, great bargains at
S-?r cents. 36-inch challies at 15 cents are going very fast
The colorings and designs are very beautiful. w
FULL LINE OP
For ladies gentlemen and children.
Absolutely fast black, will not crock or stain the feet
To more black feet, no more black legs.
All the sizes hi sirmnier -corsets. Thompson's
Ventilating and all other makes at
White Bouse of Innes a Ross.
S. W. CORXER DOUGLAS
Beginning on Monday morning we shall commence to sell
our entire Millinery stock at exactly what it cost. We desire to
close out our Spring and Summer Millinery r-lenn. Don't want
to carry a single hat or llower orer. We will not wnit until the
senson is over and force our stock off when nobody wants it, but
right now in the heart of the season, we will begin slaughtering
prices. Our line of
LADIES, MISSES AND GHILDRENS HATS
Ts very complete, in fact more complete than we want, it to
be so late in the season. Our line of llowers and trimmings is
also very fall.
Beginning Monday morning you can buy anything that can be
found at aFirstl-cass Millinery Establishment at
Exactly IS'ew York Wholesale Priced.
course, having a length ot 4," ' n iUs.
Th.' Ania'n l- e-.tim.ited at :, hi im!"s.
and is second m bize ul the gmit m-r
of the world.
Just Listen at the Robol.
From the Topeku Stat Journal.
"Senator Plumb's denunciation of Uie
McKinlpy bill is an eye-opener to many
thick-skulled Kansas KiMMiblican ixH-
ticians who imagine tnat tuinKing nw-n
in toe party are going 10 guip aown
evorything labeled 'protect! own
though it impoverishes the country. 1 ho
Republican national idatform in ISttB d
nmnded tariff reform, hut th present
tantr measure i far from 'reform in ay
sense of the word."
A Striking Stmlle.
Sol Miller in Troy ChlK.
The Atchison Champion giveg a new
"reason" for its opposition to fngalK It
says that while John A. Martin wm
always a friend of Ingnlis. and supported
him heartily, Ingalls wa never a sincere
friend of Martin. The writer (whoever
he its) iwys that lie discovered thin twenty
years ago. This is equal to the old
woman in Connecticut, who was one
day found bellowing fit to kill. Upon
being asked what was the matter. he
said she was crying for her poor ltttl
brother, who died sixty varx ago, ami
she couldn't stand ii any !ongr!
From Um KaatM CbW.
There were some good points about the
Lee monument dedication at Richmond,
recently. The red-hot rrankn did not
liave it "all their own war. HevraJ fine
speechas were mwle, and, trangat of
all, $30,000 was snlHcribed umard the
Grant monument This ouht to make
New York ashamed. The sooth, com
paratively poor, on the orraaion of the
dedication of a monument to her leader
in the war. contributes V)JiQii toward a
monument to the northern leader that
j the wealthy eily of New York hjw per
1 mined in huurnish for want of toads.
Bat, to tell the truth about it. there m
j more loyalty in Vtnrinia. and of a better
quality,' than in the city of ?w York.
Good 3ulaastf SoKkasxtoe.
From tin Lyon lUpafcttma. '
Kansas grain shipped to Kansas City
or fit. Louts, whence it is shipped back
again across tlie state that raised it, u
te markf-to of Colorado, New Mexico.
j Arizona, and other noa-ajmcatlaral re-
rions to the west of us. Is is wise to
par all this ertra freighta. rather than
to take the trouble to inspect and SKao
it in oar own St.' It Kansas think
o it. Tho western markets are our
naturally. They shook! be ow mea
areWv. without moswtation or coaiDU-
Uon. They certainly should b mm with
out the intervention of the &L Loots or
Kansas ( uy brand on Kansas protects.
Let Kansas get her business eye open
and takv steps at on- to tun mail n
as they should be in this direction.
THB3TATE L?: STATIOK.
Prow tte PcateSr Oawttr.
Ttvosate silk station i the
aoswtdembie actrrny at preseat.
sot won sw patan; ibsto m
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i juui JiU-Li I Li ii i I minium iiiiwiii 1 1 mi i inBiwyTTl "" ' a",MM'' " a
jtas and have ba riria; a
SWPH JSW TSCTt
AYE. AJTD MARKET ST.
LY AT COST
amoiiTit of mullxm I U' - 11 to Lh ' i
dad, uhhhur obtain d fr'm trim
ming-. nt thv h-lg .ud from the rovo
of several tliouaand tr3 timt wan mrtmit
Uirte yean Hfto. Tho tipper itory of th
irtntion m building whfrc atlk otpM-aUon
are carried on in iMitirHv Ailed with
stands, each having Lhrabtjlve ewvurd
with worm. Th numVr of exxs nt
out from the ataltort Uiw year wm about
; iOKli that ,rf hwt year, and tb cmi
hriu dotibtlw be iwi-ftpoIiicly 111-
crHWOd. Md KrueRer, who WJimrin
,endi, the Mk non at the utotion. vh
the worm this rear are healthier and
stronger and will produce brtter ilk
than ertT iK-forf. Cocoons of this yr
crop are bogtanins; to arrira at tho
station, for stifling, and are MMtfttfy of
t good quality.
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