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?T. ?r. MfRDOCK, Kdltor.
JAilES It. HALLOWELL,
of Sedgwick County.
For the State Legislature.
f(2A District Georce I,. Douglas.
K5d District E. W. Phillips.
Hth Dlstrlct-J. E. Ilenley.
Probate Judce W. T, IJucknor.
County Attorney W. S. Morris
Clerk Circuit Court CUas,. II. Lulln?.
Superintendent Public Instruction I). S. Pence.
Commissioner First District H. C. Smith.
REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION.
A delegate convention of the Republican or Kan
sas will be held in the city of Ton, on ;
day. the 3d dav of September. 1650. at the hour of 4
o'clock pVm., for the nomination of candidates for-
Chief justice of the bUpremo court.
Secretary of state.
Auditor of Mate.
Treasurer of state.
Superintendent of public instruction.
Delcjraters to the convention mentioned above shall
be elected by county conventions duly called by the
Mveral county Republican committees, under such
rnles and regulations ah may be by them prescribed.
The basis of apportionment of delegate to said btate
convention will be one delecate at largo for each
ounty of the state, and one delegate for every 400
voters or fraction or ) or more votes cast for Lu
cene F. Ware for elector at large in the election of
3SSS; under which rule delegates are apportioned to
the several counties as follow s:
COCNTIES, nr.LEG'TS.ICOUXTIES- nEDF.fiT".
.Allen Cl.lnn j
nderon G Logan
Atchison 9 Lyon
Uourbon 10 licPherson
Rrown 8 Meade
Ford " Hooks
Franklin T Huh
Graham 3 Seward
Gray 2 shawnce.
2 Smith 5
5 Stafford 3
2 Stovcns 2
2 Smniior 10
6 Thomas 3
7 Trego 2
6, Wallace 2
2 Wyaiidotlu 1
41 Total VA
The vcrotaes of the wvoral county conventions
ore instructed to forward to the undersigned secre
tary at Topoka, Kansas, a certilled copy of the cie
rintials of their several delegates, immediately
upon the adjournment of tho countv convention.
Mid credentials to bo received at lopeUa not later
than the evening of September?. Fiom these cre
dentials the Republican stato central committee
will prepare aro-tcr of thone entitled to participate
Jn the preliminary organization of the convention.
By order of tho committer.
HENRY BOOTH, Chairman.
BION'S. HUTCHINS. Secretary.
STATE REPUBLICAN RESUBMISSION' CONVEN
TION. A tlelagate convention of tho Republican Itesiib
missiontstsof Kansas will bo hold in the city of
Wichita, on Tuesday, the. tli day of Heptotnbor. at
the hour of 10 o'clock a. in., for tho nom.uation of
Chief justice of theupremo court.
Secretary ot state.
Auditor of state.
Treasurer of state.
Superintendent of Public instruction.
Tho hauls of apportionment of delegates to said,
ftate convention will bo ono delegate at large for
each covnty of the htate, and one delegate for every
400 voters or fraction of 200 or more vote- cist for
F.ugeno F. Ware for elector at largo in the elo-llon
of 18SS, under which rule delegates aro apportioned
o the several counties as follows:
COUNTIES. HEI.EGTS. CorNTIES. DnLEG'TS
Allen fi Linn i;
Anderson C Logan 3
.Atchison '.' Lyon !)
J!crler 3 Marlon 7
Barton 4 Marshall 7
Bourbon 10 McPherson 7
Blown 8 Meade 2
Butler S Mlama f.
Chase 4 Mitchell 5
Chautauqua S Montgomery S
Cheroke 8 Morris S
Cheyenne 3 Morton 2
Clark .. '- Nemaha 7
Clay 6 Neosho i;
Cloud 7 Ness 3
Coffey Norton o
C'omnncho..... 2 Osage 10
Cowley ,..H Gsborno ,
Crawford U Ottawa o
Decatur 4 Pawnee .".
Dlckinfon S Phillips 5
Doniphan 7 1'ottawotomie 7
Douglas n Pratt 4
Kdwards 2 Kawlins 4
Klk c 5 lteno 9
Fills 3 Republic 7
Kllsworth 4 Kice '
Ford 3 Riiev fi
Finney S Hooks 4
Franklin 7 Hush ."
Gnrlleld 2 Ruell 3
Geary.... 4 Snllno 7
Grant 2 Scott 2
Gove 2 Hodgwlck hi
(iraham S Seward . 2
Gray 2 Shawnee 2d
Greenwood 7 Sheridan .. 3
wreeley 2 Sherman 3
Hamilton 2 Smith ."
Hairer ." Stafford 3
Hariey t! Stanton 2
Haskell 2 Stevons , 2
Hodgeman 2 Sumner 10
Jackson i; Thomas 3
Jefferson 7 Trego 2
Jewell 7 Walmunsee 5
Johnson 8 Wallace 2
Kearney 2 Washington 9
Kingman. s ."i Wlcchlta 2
Kiowa 2 Wilson G
Labctto H Woodson, 4
I.ane 2 Wjnndotto 13
Lincoln 4 Totnl 5tX
Tho chairman of each Republican Resubmission
County Central Commute will forward credentials
to the unden-igned secretary at Topeka, Kansas
Said credentials must bo received before September
b, Ktt By order of ommiltee.
BEliCUFJt sTKUM; A. L. ALLEN,
Somo of the party papers are insisting
that George Y. Click shall be the Demo
cratic nominee for governor. That
would be tho consistent thing for the
party to do, but as it is not noted for
exhibiting that virtue it will do tho ex
pedient thing and endorse "Willetts. Xote
Edison declares hat the electrocution
of Kemmler was a wretched bungle, and
as the greatest living electrician Edison
ought to know, lie claims that the cur
rent should bo applied through the
hands. York state has another criminal
under death sentence and it may be that
the state will try Edison's method on
Mr. Plumb's proposition in regard to
tho tariff on tin plate is so reasonable
and just, even to the interest of the
manufacturer, that it seems to us that
no saue. thinking person could find an
excuse for objecting to or opposing it.
And yet from the tone of tho discussion
of the subject in tho senate Thursday
and tho votes of that body on the pend
ing question it is doubtful whether Mr.
Plumb's proposition will be accepted. If
it is not, or something equivalent to it.
somebody is going to be mighty sorry
for it, and not mauv moons hence, at
Those who are disappointed at the
work of tho Alliance' convention at To
peka, Tuesday, particularly in its not
naming tho man for governor whom the
Democrats were so anxious to have nom
inated; we say such disappointed ones
either forget that the convention was
held at the Republican headquarters of
the state, or they have a mighty poor
opinion of the manipulating ability of
tho Republican leaders whose business it
is to look out for such snaps. Its tauta
JiztDg, but its f uuny.
THE "PEOPLE'S" TICKET, ANDSO-FORTH.
The nomination of J. F. Willets by the
People's party to bo its candidate for
governor seems to have been a clear case
of the office, or rather the nomination,
seeking the man. It is said thatho pro
tested, setting up the plea that lie was
unfit for the position. He may be right,
but whether he is or not his apparent dif
fidence only intensified the enthusiasm
of a large majority of the convention
and made his nomination inevitable. It
is claimed that his nomination will se
cure and insure the united support of all
the discontented factions and isms in the
state except perliaps the Democrats and
Resubmissionists. These last very clearly
desired and expected that ex-Governor
Charles Robinson would be chosen, and
it he had there is no doubt that he would
have been cordially indorsed and sup
ported by both of these, though the ac
tion of the convention indicates that he
would not have received the united sup
port of some of the other followings.
Mr. AVillets being an unknown and
untried man hitherto it is doubtedby'some
that he will be able to impress himself up
on the Democrats, in the short time that
remains until the meeting of their state
convention, sufficiently to cause them to
accept and support him. This is the
way it looks from a casual observation;
but in fact, to our mind, ,rhere is very
little &oubt that the Democrats will , ac
cept the nominee of the People's party as
a dernier resort. Thev will trv to con
sole themselves with the thought that as
weak and bad as he may be, from a
party standpoint he can not be any more
harmful or objectionable than the Re
publican nominee, whoever he may be,
and further, that they have nothing to
lose, while there is little or no hope of
gaining anything by making a straight
party tight; knowing that a three-cornered
contest would insure defeat to them
and success to the Republicans. The
Eagle's guess is, therefore, that there
will be no Democratic ticket for state
officers put in the field this year, and
whether the convention that meets in
this city September 9 endorses the Peo
ple's ticket or not there will be an under
standing that that ticket shall receive
the support of the Democratic party. No
reference is here made to the balance of
the ticket than the candidate for govern
or; it isn't necessary; it is understood
that the tail goes with the hide, always.
CROP SHRINKAGE AND ITS EFFECTS.
As food for man and beast, the lead
ing cereals, wheat, corn and oats, with
potatoes, can replace each other. If
wheat is scarce and corn plentiful, more
of the latter can be consumed, and vice
versa. If corn is scarce and oats abund
ant, oats make up in part the lack of
corn in feeding and fattening animals,
and oats have latterly taken the place of
tt good deal of wheat for human con
sumption, and usefully so. When the
grains are scarce, potatoes, if abundant
and cheap, help out largely. But this
promises to be :t year of shrinkage all
around. The decrease from last year's
crop now promises for wheat, say S0,000,
000 bushels; for corn, 500,000,000 bushels;
for oats, 170,000,000 bushels and added
to this, we have for the present promise
scarcely half an average potato crop. All
these will tell upon tho live stock,
which aro now being rushed into
market in such large numbers cattle of
all ages and fatness and leanness, breed
ing sows and pigs. Live stock promises
to be at a premium instead of a drug,
during a year or two to come.
In view of these conditions the farm
ers will do well to husband their re
sources in every particular as far as
practicable. Let all practice strict econ
omy in the use of feed for all live stock,
taking care the while not to dispose of
any of their stock at a sacrifice or for
less than a fair value in price. By the
exercise of good judgment and prudent
management the farmers of Kansas with
few exceptions will be able to go through
the coming winter in good shape and bo
in a position to reap tho benefits of the
advance in prices that is sure to come all
along the line before tho beginning of
another season's active operations.
According to the Arkansas City Trav
eller, B. II. Clover, the Alliance candi
date for congress in the Third district, is
the possessor of 1,G00 acres of excellent
tillable land, seventy-five head of horses,
about 100 cattle and all of tho necessary
machinery for successful farming, and
that it has all been procured by him
since he became a resident of Cowley
county sixteen years ago. As a farmer
this does not look much like he was very
sorely pressed by hard times and per
nicious legislation. But, then, it may be
that his constituency of the Alliance
may have selected him as their candi
date because of his apparent thrift, upon
tho supposition that n man who can
manage his own private affairs success
fully is capable of managing the affairs
Senator Hoar denies making use of the
assertion that he had rather see every
New England factory burned dowd and
the laboring people there reduced to 50
cents a day and codfish diet, than that
the federal election bill should fail to
pass. "We are no less gratified to give
him the benefit of tho denial than we
were surprised at the declaration alleged
to have been made by him. If the state
ment had been true we had decided that
the old gentleman had gone daft.
Heligoland has been tiansferred from
England to Germany with great show of
official pomp. The inhabitants appear to
accept the situation philosophically, and,
indeed, it is likely that their allegiance
to Germany will be strouges than it was
to Englaud. to which they were bound
by uo particular ties of nationality, affec
tion or common interests. Germany is
naturally exultant over its acquisition,
which certainly, in a strategetical sense,
is a valuable prize.
If the Emperor "William can keep his
peace he will soon be able to tire out his
brother monarclis of Europe with his
interminable activity. He dashed about
Englund last week in a way that as
tounded his royal uncles and cousins,
and is now off for fresh worlds to con
quer. To what extent he will be able to
permanently impress his influence upon
Eurojean affairs remains to lx? seen, but
he will not fail from any underconfi
dence or lack of energy.
"What Imvo the Kansas people with
corns on their toes had to growl about this 1
Written for the Eagle.
Wo ha vo found a shady nook
Down by the singing brook.
My dark eyed friend, and I;
Where the waters dance and leap
O'er the pebbles at our teat.
As we watch the changing sky.
Or, in dreamy mood we sit.
While the sunbeams 'round us flit.
Anil o'er our heads the waving branches meet;
Or read some tender poem.
While the brook is ever flowing.
Making sweetest music, at our feet.
Italian skies stretch far above u?,
stately trees are bending o'er us
'Round their roots the water dances
And betu een the twining branches
We can see the snow-capped peak.
From whoso springs the waters lean
O'er the rock-, between the ridges, "
Down beneath the rustic biidges,
Tlnough the parks and shady glens,
' Flow iu.; o'er its shining sands.
Ever restless, free to roam
Far from its mountain home.
Sinking, dancing merrily.
On its Journey to the tea.
When the twilight hour has found us
And the mountains clo-e around us
And the sun ha-, left no traces in the west.
We hear the chime bells ringing
And voices sweetly singing.
But 'tis the music of the brook that I love best.
As out on the night I look
I ee the t-pirit of the brook
And I feel its tontler. soothing power.
As the stars their lgils keep.
The sweet brook sings me to sleep
In the darkness of the quiet midnight hour.
Mils. J. M. K.VAPP,
Hotel Ruxton, Manitou Springs.
The Marion Record contradicts, by in
direction, the statement made a few
days ago by the Eagle's correspondent
at Marion in regard to the inscription
upon the blackboard at the Whipple
school house, that county, that was per
mitted to remain during the Alliance
meeting held there a few days ago,
which inscription was a mean, villainous
aspersion upon Union soldiers. If the
statement was untitle, the Record should
have denied it unequivocally and in
plain terms, as a defense of the good
name of the citizens of its county. If it
is true it should not undertake to de
fend the perpetrators of the outrage by
attempting to discredit some one else.
If the statement at first published by the
Eagle is not true we want to know it,
but can not accept a denial by intimation.
SOME PERTINENT POINTS.
"Wellington, Kan., Aug. 14, 1S90.
To the Editor of the Eagle.
Last winter tho farmers and the Alli
ance men of Kausa-s strongly petitioned
Governor Humphrey to call an extra
session of the legislature for the purpose
of granting relief to that class of citizens
who were in danger of losing their
homes by the foreclosure of mortgages,
in the way of granting time to redeem
the mortgaged land after sheriff's sale.
Not much attention was paid to their
appeals. They, like the resubmissionists.
were considered to have no rights the
governor thought he should respect.
Yesterday the People's party, the Alli
ance party, the Labor party, etc., in
convention assembled supposedly in the
interest of the farmers of Kansas,
adopted the usual stereotyped resolu
tions, affirming the principles of the St.
Louis platform, shorter hours for labor
ers; the equal distribution of lands for
homes; the passage of the service pension
bUlj payment of ex-prisoners of the
war, for the time spent in prison,
etc., some of which, are very good, but
the necessaries of life" to the western
farmers are left out entirely, whether
from a lack of decision to affirm them, a
distaste for them, or from an oversight
is not clear. From what had been said
in the past one would have a right to ex
pect that that body would have de
manded legislation granting a reason
able time to redeem lands sold to satisfy
mortgages. Eveiybody thought that
that convention would have demanded
legislation to the effect that no personal
judgment could be maintained against
the mortgagor after the land mortgaged
for one-third its actual cash value as
stated by the mortgage company's in
spector had been sold to satisfy the
These questions seem to me to be the
vital questions of interest to the citizens
of Kansas this year. The Seventh dis
trict got the earth when they nominated
Ilallowell, and if LTallowell comprised
the legislature next winter these ques
tions would be satisfactorily fixed or
there would be a fuss. No longer can
the people of the state look to the Al
liance to adjust their wants. They still
will have to depend upon theRepublicans
for legislation and f sincerely trust they,
the Republicans, will not overlook these
suggestions in their count', district and
slate conventions. Respectfully,
A CURSE TO KANSAS.
From the Leavenworth Times.
The course that has been pursued by
the leading Republicans at Topeka for
veal's has been a curse to Kansas. While
making public professions of friendship
for the cause of temperance they have
privately refused to encourage the en
forcement of the law in the large cities,
where there is a strong sentiment in op
position to the law, and most of them
are anything else than practical prohi
bitionists. A number of the Republicans
of the capital city, men who are always
prominent in Republican or prohibition
conventions, are in the habit of getting
gloriously drunk in private. A. BC
Cambell is not the only public man in
Topeka who is in the habit of going on a
debauch. Several of the present state
officers, and others who were in office
there but recently, are great lovers of the
flowing bowl and when under the influ
ence of that which flows therefrom have
lwen known to go as far as Campbell
went, saving the trip to the roof. The
Times has shown that the present gov
ei nor is not an advocate of prohibition in
the cities, though he poses before the
state at large as prohibition's high priest.
All these things interfere greatly with
the enforcement of the prohibitory law
in the state and give occasion to its ene
mies, to jibe at it and to claim that it is a
IN DARKEST AFRICA
Frren the Albfei Ualon.
Stanley's great work, "In Darkest
Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat
of Emin Governor of Equatoria," has
been issued and a copy of the work in
two volumes lies on "our desk. It is
printed on fine paper, profusely illus
trated with cuts and in its handsome
binding presents a magnificent appear
ance. It is the only genuine Stanley
book, being written by Henry M. Stan
ley himself, and published by Scribner
Brothers, of New York. J. F. Hughes,
of Hamilton, has secured the agency for
Monroe and Mahaska counties, and" any
one desiring copies should make applica
tion to him. Accompanying the work
are three maps showing the route fol
lowed by the -expedition. The book is in
reality the daily journal kept by Startey,
and gives a complete record of the oc
currences of each day. The work is one
of the most valuable contributions to
literature during the present century.
It throws floods of light upon what has
heretofore been aptly styled the "Dark
Continent." Stanley now stands along
side of Livingstone and otfier great ex
plorers. He has proven himself to be
the greatest explorer of the age.
George T. Anthony is sojourning in
Boston. There are not so many people re
marking the renominatkm of Fnnstoa In
Boston ostharu in Ottawa.
Now for the solution: Let "X" equal
the political situation in Kansas .
Bill Hackney is in Boston. As this is
as near as Bill ever gets to Britain, it is
expected that English stock will at once
It is apparent that the anti-Perkins
organs are worrying about Mr. Perkin's
re-election more thaC the present congress
The greatest apprehension among the
delegates of the People's convention at
Topeka seems to have been that the Demo
crats mighc steal its candidate for gov
ernor. Now'that General Rice has written ono
piece in the papers about Tngalls and
made one speech against him, he had bet
ter pull out his old geography and try and
The Alliance Advocate, of Topeka, is
fighting James Hallowell and the Hallo
well organs run the Advocates attacks
right along with the complimentary
notices of "Prince Hal."
BentMurdock, or whoever is editing
tho El Dorado Republican, says "Senator
Ingalls is not a rustler." It is very plain
that the El Dorado paper is fishing for an
autograph letter from Dan Voorhees.
They talk about Willitts as being a man
of no ability. Where did the information
come from? The very first thing Mr.
Wiliitts did was to fall in with the Demo
cratic opinion that he was "unfit for the
On the tariff reduction question Mr.
Craig, of the Emporia Republican, is like
the small naked boy who stands shivering
on the bank and refuses to go swimming
because there is a boy already in whom he
The El Dorado Republican is disgusted
with two or three hundred Kansas editors
and advises them to give up newspaper
work and go to farming. This is a very
brilliant way of announcing what those
"two or three hundred editors" think of
the El Dorado Republican.
The Leavenworth Times says "A. B.
Campbell is not the oulypublic man in
Topeka who has gone off on debauches."
It begins to look like it is the part of pres
ervation on the side of tho Topeka crowd
to see that Colonel Anthony goes to con
gress from the first district.
The Udall Record issued last week with
turned column rules because of the death
of the editor and proprietor, Edwiu Cook.
He was 2t years old and conducted the
paper since April last. He was bright and
competent and Udall and vicinity will miss
Not a lawyer was elected to the legisla
ture in Oklahoma, but there is well
grounded suspicion that some of the lucky
candicfates have a copy of Blackstoue
sewed in the lining of their hickory shirt3.
This much for the consolation of the legal
lights of Kansas who have struggling
brothers in the new laud.
The Leavenworth Times proceeded the
other day to present to view a perfect free
trade paradise, but immediately after with
a "but" and several provisions knocked
the free-trade scenery logically into
smithereens. This is more important
than it looks. Hitherto tho Times has
left out the free-trade phantasmagoria and
displayed only the "but." We hope Col
onel Anthony will construe this as we
PEOPLE'S PARTY PLATFORM.
Following is the full text of the plat
form adopted by the convention of the
People's party in Topeka, "Wednesday,
which we give for the information of all
who feel an interest in that movement:
The People's party of Kansas, in dele
gate convention .this day assembled,
recognize Almighty God as the rightful
sovereign of nations, and from whom
all just powers of government are de
rived, and to whoso will all human en
actments ought to conform, and whereas
the convention is composed from all
shades of political beliet, and whereas
we have agreed that the great questions
of labor, land, transportation and finance
are the economic questions before ' the
country and the world, therefore wo set
forth the following as the great underly
ing principles of the questions aforesaid
as exemplified in the St. Louis demands.
Labor Labor is the beginning of
progress, the formation of the world,
and the laliorer is entitled to a good liv
ing and a full share of the profits which
result from his labor.
Second The use of labor saving ma
chinery should shorten the hours of toil,
and inure to the benefit of tho employed
equal with the employer.
Land The earth is the common heri
tage of the people; every person born in
to to the world is entitled equally with
all others to a place to live, and earn a
living, and any system of government
that does not maintain and protect this
inalienable right is wrong and should be
changed or abolished.
Pensions We favor a service pension
to every union soldier, and we bel eve
that justice demands that the difference
between the depreciated currency m
which the union soldiers were paid, and
gold in which they were to be paid should
l)e made good, and as full and complete
faith be kept by the government with
the soldiers as with the bond holders;
and that ex-prisoners of war be remuner
ated for the time sorved in prison.
The St. Louis platform is also adopted
First We demand the abolition of
national banks and the substitution of
legal tender treasurer notes in lieu of
national bank notes, issued in sufficient
volume to do the business of the country
on a cash system, reglutating the amount
on a per capita basis as tho business in
terests of the country expand; and that
all monev issued bv the government shall
j be legal tender in payment of all debts,
j both public and private.
oeconu u e uemanu me tree anu un
limited coinage of silver.
Third We demand that congress shall
pass such laws as shall effectually pre
vent the dealing in futures in agricultu
ral and mechanical productions, preserv
ing such a strinc;ent,sy;tem of procedure j
iu Liiiiis iia sunn seouie hjiiii. ixjuvic
tion and imposing such penalties as shall
secure the most perfect compliance with
Fourth We demand the passage of i
laws prohibiting alien ownership of land, j countv bids "the Democratic visitors Irel
and that congress take early steps to de- , come to our citv next TuWv. The
vise some pan to obtain all hands now torn is yours 'Democrats dont hare
owned by aliens ana foreign syndicates; , much fln in Kam anvhovv in
and that all lands now held by nulroads for a goo-j time and a "roU55' i.
and other corporations in excess ot such wv,0,;
as are actually used and needed by them. I
be reclaimed by the government and j Indeed You Aren't! Thank3.
held for actual settlers only. From the JUro Recart.
Fifth BeliAring in the dotrine of J The Wicliita fellows are spreading it
"equal rights to all and special privileges J on each other prettv thick. Slusg refer
to none," we demand that taxation, na-1 red to Hallowell as" tbe John A. Logan
rionai or state, shad not te useu to build
up one interest or class at die expense of
another. We believe that the rnonev of
the country should be kept as mucn as
possible in'tlie hands of the people, and
hence we demand that all revenues, na
tional, 'state or countv, shall be limited
to the necessary expenses of the-povern- I
meui economically anu nontsuy aamm- i
Sixth We demand that coneress nro-
vide for the issue 6f sufficient amount of i Pf" Taufca lgact&.
fractional paper currency to facilitate To have been consistent with their
exchange through the medium of the j other action, the People' party yaeier
United Jjia.es mall. day should bav incorporated a prcitfW-
Seventh We demand that the means I torv ntsak in ti&ir ntatform.
of communication and transnortation I
shall be owned by and operated in the
interest of the people, as in the United
States" postal system v
People of, Kansas we come to you on
this p.atform. Our candidates, speakers
and writers will waste no time discussing
minor matters. The past is gone, the
present is with us, and the future is be
fore us. Old issues are dead. ' We come
to you with new ones.
Be it Resolved, First That all freight
cars be equipped with the automatic air
brakes and safety coupling appliances.
Second That we are opposed to the
Blair bill as now pending before con
gress relating to arbitration of labor dis
putes. Third That the board of labor arbi
tration be appointed to settle all labor
disputes, consisting of three members, of
whom one snail be chosen by the em-
E lover, one by the employe andthe third
y the other two.
Fourth That we are opposed to the
importation of Pinkerton detectives by
railroad companies for the purpose of
Fifth That we are opposed to the con
spiracy law as now on the statute books
ot our state affecting railway employes
Does Marshal Grimes wear a "coat all
buttoned down before?"
After all. this summer has been harder
on the catfish than anything else.
An Oklahoma Cityyoung lady caught
an eight-pound cattisbthe other day.
The roosters in Oklahoma are crowing,
and thev are none of them spring chickens.
The Kingfisher county officers have
moved into the new courthouse at King
fisher. The Beaver Tribune is original if any
thing. It remarks that "grass is high in
The Oklahoma City Times published the
official election returns of Oklahoma coun
ty, last Wednesday.
Some of the boys who own guns have
been loading shells now for over two
weeks for tho first big hunt.
John II. Gatteral. of Guthrie, is spoken
of as the successor of Hon. John I. Dille as
register of the land office at Guthrie.
Frank Gillette, a .state senator in the
Kansas legislature, will soon move to Ok
lahoma and reside there permanently.
The Oklahoma City Journal is authority
for the statement that M. W. Reynolds
left his family in comfortable circumstan
Senator Plumb is a great friend to the
Oklahoma people, yet the are men who say
mean things about him every day in the
The town site commissioners are ex
pected to arrive in Oklahoma City on
the 20th of this; month to organize and get
ready for business.
The way turnips are going in this fall
must kind of dumb-found the alarmist
who thinks people are going to starve in
Oklahoma this winter.
The Kingfisher Journal asks: "Did you
guess right on Oklahoma's politics?" This
is a cute way the Journal hits of showing
that the majority of its readers are Re
publicans. This has been one of the hottest summers
on record in the west. A cold winter al
most invariably follows a hot summer, it
is the smart man who is storing a few ex
tra suits of underclothes away.
Secretary Noblo has sent a message to
congress asking for the immediate passage
of a bill giving the Oklahoma townsite
trustees power to subpoena witnesses and
hold them for contempt if necessary.
The Beaver Tribune asks "where was
the Republican party when the light went
out." From reports we have about con
cluded that withe thu aid of the People's
party it was sitting very energetically on
the Democratic party of Oklahoma.
The Baptists of Oklahoma will hold n 1
territorial convention at Isorman, Ok.,
August 29, 30 and 31, 1800. Every church
tlie territory is requested to send at
least three delegates, i ree entertainment
to all. First sen ice at 10 o'clock I nday
morning, August xh
About eighty Cheyenne and Arrapahoe
Indians camped in this town yesterday
and in the afternoon cave
savs the Hennesey Clipper. They were re
turning froin Ponca to their homes near
Darlington. The party was in charge of
Chief Cloud and piomised to return iu
about three weeks and give us a grand
There seems to be a good deal of feeling
on account of that appropriation of aid.
An Oklahoma City man writes the EAGLfc.:
"The people of this territory do not need
aid from the federal government. The
only aid they need is in the cheaping of
tribunals for settling the 10,000 land con
tests pending in the country, and almos
the same number in the cities."
Oklahoma City Journal: The lovable
and genial nature of Milt Reynolds was
conspicuously illustrated in his newspaper
work, lie was constitutionally opposed
to the argument of abue. He abhorred a
personal "newspaper fight." He would
submit to columns of abuse and say never
a word in answer, though his defense was
perfect. He himself seemed constantly to
strive to say of all the best he could. He
was generous and enthusiastic in friend
ship and more than just to his enemies.
His fine observance of the courteMei and
amenities of journalism might well be im
itated by the profession.
New York Press: The fight made by
James B. Weaver.of Iowa, when a mem
ber of the last congress in behalf of the
Oklahoma boomers seem not to have been
appreciated by those ho served. Dav and
night for nearly a week he held the fort as
a tilibu-terer in behalf of the boomers.
Upon his retirement from congress he
went into the territory as a new field of
political honors, but so far has not been
successful. It is understood that he will
pn back to Iowa, and will endeavor to
come back to congress from his old dis
trict now represented by Mr. Lacey.
Where? Who? When?
From the Kansas City Tin.
All the editors of the Wichita Eagle
are away from home on a vacation, and
its enemies are taking advantage of the
occasion to say some mighty mean
things about the paper.
But is He?
From the Emporia Republican.
In the Republican's triangle, Blaine,
Reed and the American people, the
Wichita Eagle wants to know where
Mr. Harrison is. The president is in the
What's the matter with that?
Welcomed to Their Own Funeral.
From the HrsU KegiMr.
'ilia 7?m-itziT. fsir i!i& r-swl rinmAiw.,
otwj mt,,rnc oLniiT- t r., i t.J
of Kansas, and then the Eagle spoke of
Sluss as the Rotcce Conkfan of Kansas.
Now w list's tlw matter with Judce Rexl
beinir called the Channcey LVpew of
Kxotas. Colonel Leww th hldtaoi of
Kansas, and .Marsh .Murdcck tbe Jim
Blaine of Kansas. When it cootes to
utffjinf; Wichita fellows, the Rscerd m
no sloucn, itself.
Tbesfhrnceof t4e couveetioa oo tM i
Odds and Ends
Ladies' and Misses Hosiery at 10 cents, worth 15 cent
Ladies and Misses at 15 cents, tiro for 25 cents, in fasY blact. solid colors,
and fancy, both Cotton and Lisle Thread, worth. 25 to 50 cents -ulVi0
Lot No. 2 Ladie' and Misses fast black colors and fancy l!isl Thrnnd and
Cotton, regular price 35 to 75 cents, all to be closed out at 35 cents & nair
Lot No. 3 Ladies solid assorted Tans at 25 cents. Ladies' Pin Stritic' er
tra tine; Ladies' Ualbriggan, exti-a length and fine. 35 cents a nair nr thr
pair for $1.00, All marked down one half and more. p
Fall lines of Onyx Fast Black Hosiery, warranted not to fade or stiln th
clotliing. Absolutely Fast Black. . or aiam uxo
KEITH & PERRY COAL COMPANY,
(Successors to Economy Coal Co.)
Miners : and : Dealers : in : all : Grades : of : Coal
Main Office 11G 2t Market. Tclcpliono 301.
great issue before the voters is plain.
They straddled simply to catch votes. Is
this worthy of a political party?
The people of Kansas love honesty and
fair dealing, and this jugglery with one
of the vital issues of the day will not add
votes to the Peoples' ticket next Novem
ber. They're Partizanly Purblind.
From the Lesnen worth Times.
The Eagle speaks of the "little fel
lows" in congress who were going to read
Blaino out of the Republican party be
cause of his criticism of the McKinley
bill. So fai as we have been able to see
it was Democrats who were going to pull
him out of the party and embrace him in
their joy at tindinghim not in harmony
with some of the other leaders. A Dem
ocrat never can see that an honest man
may criticise his own party and still pre
fer it to the other one.
An Apt Rejoinder.
From the Emporia Kepublicun.
The Lawrence Journal makes tho
startling assertion that the success of the
Republican party depends upon the suc
cess of Ingalls, and aks If tho Republi
can is "willing that the party should go
down in order that it may revenge itself
on Ingalls?" If the party has come to
the pass that its fate hangs upon the suc
cess or failure of any single politician's
attempts to secure "a fourth term, we
don't know that it is worth keoping up.
But the Journal does tho party a gross
injustice. It is not the ppronal instru
ment or vassal of any individual. It
will not "go down.'
Beet Sugar and Reciprocity.
From the Kana City Xews
A feature of Mr. Blaine's reciprocity
program is said to le an attempt to in
duce Germany to open her markets to
the American hog, by opening in turn
our markets to German beet sugar.
This game is well worth tho candle,
which is mora than can be said of
reciprocity with certain South American
countries. But American markets
should not bo opened to German beet
sugar without a provision for paying a
federal bounty to makers of beet sugar
in the United States. Germany built up
its beet sugar industry in a few years by
the aid of national Iounties, and Uie
Unsted States, with all natural advant
ages on its side, can do the same.
Let 'om Settle It.
From the Prutt Republican
The Union savs that some fellow, in a
letter to the Wichita Eagle, said of
"Jerry Simpson, our candidate for con
gress, almost everything mean ho could
think of, calling him a 'Democrat, Un
ion Lalxir, anti-Republican, free trader,
anything for ollice.' " According to the
editor of the Union. then, it is "meau"
to call a man a "Democrat," u "Union
i.aborite," an "anti-Republican" or a
"free trader." If Marshal Jerry is not' a
"Union Laborite," an "anti-Republican"
and a "tree trader wjiat in litumier is
he? What was he nominated for? Tho
same letter accused Jerry of the grave
charge of atheism. The Union evi
dently lwlieves, therefore, that it's
meaner to be called a "Union Laborite"
than an infidel. But we will not take
issue with the Union upon this last prop
osition. I. ... .C.1VH lul .:.rlii.
in tbe miscellaneous freight littring the
deck of tho ttouiner Australia, which sailed
for the Sandwich Iulns, Tore oamo odd
passengera. They wcrs thfc fnll grown
ostriches, the pioneer of what is fondly ex
pected to be a new Industry in the Hawaiian
group of islands. The bird3 are consigned
to Dr. Trousseau, of Honolulu.
Ed Cawston, who wld th birds to their
new owner, and wen was busy getting hh
charges safely atored, had tbl to Bay to a
reporter of their Interesting history:
"They are three of tho fifty-two bird"? I
bought on the eaat cccst of Africa in 1ES7.
I had them taken 1,000 miles up the coast
to Durban, and thus saved $500 export dnt7
on each one At Durban I chartered H.E00
ton bark and started with them for Gal
veston, Tex. The voyage nw & remark
ably smooth md plc&s&nt one, so I only
lost; ten of my birds. Shipper nnusiTly
count on a losa of CO per cect., for tfc
slightest rough nrss on the water nicktszui
them and they die. At Galveston I shipped
thom on special cam to Los Angeles, od
thenco to Norwalk farm, aoroe forty niflea
south. The birds cost trw $75 apiece in
Africa and 1250 each to jjet thorn liere.
"Yea. th ctrica Sadturtry h ntw fairly
cstabliahod in this state I've don very
well wttfa my forty-t-wo birds Already
I've raised and sold flfty-flre birfc My
biggwrt ahipmcat wss aerenten to Fbcrai x,
A. T. There moat bo at lwiat 450 bf rda now
scattered over the southern portion ef this
etate clone. This trio are worth G,(9.
The fsathera of each bird will bring; from
(To to S100 a year. The birds I mh cdia,x
awav raise tblrty chiclu a jetr A ben
usually lays fifteen eggs for a Mttis, i.t j
by taking the eg?s away as they are bud
wd maos to et tbirtr ,sns out of them.
The eggs are hatched by incubtxors.
"These two heoi and cce are tbe first
shipped to tho islands 'j t-y are good
birds, and I e no reaaon why Dr. Trcca
scau should not xaaie a wbccw of breedfe
them. If the! get fetsrtfed all right bs is
going to snd for a desa caore. What
will they cat on the iroyagft? Oh, choyjed
potatoes tad rocks," Sua Francisco Zx-
TTTjj Cat XJtm't Gt Fat.
Have y&u ever inquired how it is that
cats can combine with their proverbial
idleness such great agility Mucu!ar te
action leads just as much in etber kind of
animals as in tho ssicu tpcews to obaotj.
the dag which does not hunt. tie bora
kept in tbe stable becomes fat and siegcteb
Wild actnials even, if kept la aeagr, wbzza
tbey are forced into the rej of dotacUc
Kfe, very rapidly ks tbr aUderaess f
figure and th&tr eaat of morfecaest.
Why does the. cat escape ts erdiaary
law. and why, in spite of tb fast thai it
rarely moras, does Jt seldom Lncorae- fat as
dew a d&g r hre uadec sirailir ctroeua
taoee It Is became U iiBZ3btlfty is
not. .tluo. at iconic s. -A Ha serves. or
T HOSIERY SALE!
and Odd Lots.
of Innes & Ross.
wording wnflS its'imis&es seem at res?.
Like tho fencer waiting tho moment to at
tack, tho cat is constantly ready to spring.
It is aljvays patching something; a rat, a
fly, ora joint of meat.
A drawing room- cut only makes three or
four springs Kin tho courso of a day, but
each of tlrenr ho'been preceded by two or
threo hours of Jatonfrworfc. When wo be
lieve thafc. tho nnimal is angngtd in a
happy dream it is meditating a capture,
calcalatina tbo distance of lta spring and
holding its muscles in readiness for any
thing that may happan. Hence ic ia sever
taken by surprise. If a little Wrd escapes
from its cage it is canght and eaten in
three seconds. The cat has been watching
it for a week. When it seemed asleep U
was lying in wait. Logtange's Physiology.
Cater to Your J&oy.
We mean your boy the little fellow you
left at homo this morning when you start
ed for the store or office. Don't forget ho
has-wants as real and tangible to him a
yours are to you. Remember he is noinoro
a born saint than yon voce. And if you
juj-t reflect a little yon will be aahomod to
think how far from it yon were. Don'b
forget him as soon as bis "good-hy, papa,"
fades away behind you. Dhlnft ho aak you
for something a jaAknrfey or a hammer,
or a new slate, or somo pencil, or some
thing or other? If you lovo your boy anU
wish to show him that you do yoa might
better forget a buincstj appointment
down town than forget hi request.
If he aaka you for something your bettr
judgment sjiyn he should not have don't
be vmtont with Pimply ignorinjj tho boy'H
wish, but take the time and trouble to ex
plain your reasons Boys, even pretty
young onea, are quicker than you may
think to see a point. Alwoyivgdre a reason
for refusal of his request, even if It Is tho
one you too often give that you can't af
ford it. And be careful how you givo that
If he lias lost or broken his jnckknifo
antl auks you for a new one don't scold
him. Albeit you may Rive him a littla
luepon iu carefulness, but don't tell him
you can't afford to Rive him ten cents for a
new one, and then before you leave tho
bouw pull out your cigar case and light u
ten cnt cigar.
The boy will lie drawing invidious dis
tinctions before you know it. Business
Science at thn Vfork Ilnneh.
In apeaking of .iamen Nasmyth, tho ia
ventor of tbe steam hammer, who died la
Scotland lately, and who, having made a
fortuno by hW invention, retired from
business and devoted tha last thirty yearn
of his lifo to astronomy and painting, Tho
Kennebec Journal says nn almost exaca
counterpart of hi life was that of a wrll
known eastern Maino man, who retired,
from active bu.sincw in lumbering at thn
age of 45 yean aud gavu hi wholo atten
tion to ornitlmloyry. Another similar ca
waH that of Mr. An..on Allan, of Orno, a
hUCcupHful manufacturer, who gavo but
r e days a ivwk to the aarrei of hitf factory,
surrendering th oth(r riny and hU even
ings to botany, and betaiue m much of aspe
cialist on one jrenns, tbe airier, aa to be au
authority there iu tho Hcieuiific world.
Then there wai Mr. Gownb W. Guptlll, of
the western. part of tho state, one of tho
rnot learned men and accomplished stu
dents in Maine, who dividod hi time dur
ing a long life of 85 years between farming.
teaching ind studying.
Aminuuln In TXntfr.
Ammonia, k one of the product of pu-
trnfactiou of asiraal orjpuiio matter. It Is
found in scwagv aarrin btablo drainage.
Chemists rnea...r' tbe amount of Bewag
contamination tbo premenceof ammo
nia. By tt i.'jw enipinyod ooe part of
,.rntn&uiu can Lr detected in 30Q,000,OrX)
parte of watrr One pact of ammonia U
0.000,000 parU of wifr ia sufficient to
can: the wir to be condemned aa un
safe. Jfcw York Jun.
Poor Ezeiwa Hotter Than Xnr.
Wlf You careless follow! I ttmad tu
letter Tga-ve you a wek ago to mall In thrc
hip pocket of yonx troacn. Iiow can ymu
bo so tboent cundrtir
Hasbacd Not that, dear. It's a clft&r"
case of hip-oato-tain, PitUtmrg Bulletin.
T)lapoiitI of S-wayr.
For many yne.ru this ooly tmptrtfuit ob
ject ia regard to wewige ad to Iw how
to got it out of the way, and that, indeed,
wrTh witw Yr.uot. still tb burdon t
tho inqntrif on ta subject in all popwloui
places vlherr t retention of OtTeoxive rr
fuii ts recognised a an crfl. and where
nmo7 ether thing ore pottpuned to tfli
grott cause df public health In socao
comran miles tha solution of this probsa,
fcvea in -very ancient tiroes, wu aubrtaa
tiatly what it is sow n tbs bwt sawerad
aUist. that n. ewagc we carried to dis
tant zxnul by a current at wa&tr SowIjmc
t'armsfii dow pipe Kreo in Ux rxtj of
Jerusalera this srtrtesa was (a ooeratian in
a SaUtuoa. had exxiera ujifl-
ers cat discovered tbe rwsnatns of ta'
system, and tan prowd xa tfetretlBZ
fact as to wfeka aixtory w s&Uat At tat
a-fevr racists phxaosi here aad Ifcora. Har
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gr, -mi ia a ntturb b which osatagiou
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