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FLAG HERO JASPER, A FOLLOWER OF
THE "SWAMP FOX."
Enlisting Under Marlon, He rrores"Vorthy
of Ilia leader anil Dies Defending the
Color of Ills Command Ills Kxploltt
nt Moultrie and Klsewlicrc.
Copyright by Amenoan Prow Association
the South Cnro
ary patriot, who-
dan up, sealed b
a heroic dentil,
d' placed his name
sj among fame's few
was a recruit
brought to the
cmup of the Sec
ond oiith Caro
lniK regiment by
( 'apt Francis. Mar
ion Marion, who
the title "Swamp Vrx" went into the Rev
olution with a popular reputation, and
that of a. kind to draw around liitn lightn
ing mon. He was known lo Imj of that
stamp himself. He had volunteoted in tho
Cherokee war, and, having nwn to a lieu
tenancy, led a forlot u hone of thirty men,
where twenty-three of t !- party fell. It is
u test of a soldier's gr't v4.cn he chooses to
unito his fortunes wiih a leader of spirit
and energy, and "Marion s company,"
"Marion's regiment" aid "Marion's bri
gade," as he rose from one rank to another,
each In turn gae prool ihnt tin men who
rallied around him for hi great name
wore ready to seek glorv w it h him and not
through him, following to tlie cannon'-,
mouth whouever he led the way. William
Jasper was a sergeant in the Volunteer
company recruited by Manou, and merged
into the Second regiment when it organ
ized, with Col. William Moultrie at tho
head. This regiment owed much of its
celebrity, and alao that efficiency which
earned its celebritv, to Marion. He was
early chosen major and helped lo mold tho
organization, and one of his superiors in
the regiment called him its "aichitect."
Almost the first duty of the command
wasatFortSullian or Moult lie, on Sul
livan's island, where Jasper first distin
guished himself. The S.'eond found onlyan
outline of a fort piepared for them, but
they set to work in anticipation of an at
tack by tho British, and built up walls of
palmetto logs and sand, high enough to
afford protection for nun standing at
arms. Col. Moultrie was in command of
the work, and it was unfinished when a
btrong Brit ish lloet appeared in tho har
bor in June, 1770 Theie were about 450
men and thirty-one cannon in the fort.
Tho British had eight MselN mounting
jibout 300 cannon, and gave their first
blow to Moultrie, because it commanded
the entrance to the harbor The spirit of
tho garrison is shown hvtho confidence
CoL Moultrie had in lb" lue of the un
equal fight. His fort had one unfinished
tide exposed (o the sea mid his ammuni
tion was short, and though Gen. Lee,
tho American eommnnder at Charleston,
wished to hae it abandoned as lk'ing only
a "slaughter jkmi." Moultrie insisted on a
fight. When the foimidable ileet ap
peared and wmio one mud that the foifc
would be "battered down in a half an
lour," the oolonel said t he garrison ould
then fight on "behind the ruins."
Tho battle begun nt 10 o'clock in the
morning and raged all da v. Over twelve
hundred shots were luvd at the fort, but
tho ofticep and men Mood coolly at their
work, doing terrible execution on the fleet.
Moultrie was the advance guard of tho
liarlwr and t he hoe of Charleston On tho
IliigstafF had liet n placed the first Revolu
tionary banner ever hoisti in South Caro
lina. Jt waved proudly oxer the brave
mon of the Second in the fight until a Brit
th shot cut the statT the tall mast of n ship
and the flag fell out ward onto the beach.
.Taspor, of his own accord, resolved to le
Btore the banner for the hope and encour
agement of the patriots nt a distance, who
would wateh, with trembling hearts, the
"ate of Moultrie and Its standard. Ijeap
jik the rampart, he inn along the beach
nnder fire the whole length of tho fort,
pit the Mag from the prostrate mat and
prepared to nvstorc it to jiosition. Just
(ihovo where it fell there was an embrasure
(itli a cannon at work The captain of tho
Wittery, Horry, wa watching Jasper, and
(hen he called for a onge stall from tho
cannon gave it to him The bravo ser
geant, still under file, lmuud the flag to
iho stiur with cords, climbed up the ram
pait and iled the standard in the sand on
a bastion wall facing the fleet and in full
iew of tho wholo hathor This done, ho
nimbly bounded over tlic wall into tho
f rt, greeted by t lie cheers of his comrades.
The day following the battle, w hieh was a
thundoringAmeiicaiiMctoiy, the governor
of South Carolina united the fort, and
learning of Javier's deed took oft" Ui own
fiword and presented it with thanks in tho
name of the country.
Jasper declined a lieutenant's commis
sion otToreci hint by the governor for his
Hag OAploit, saying, "I am content to 1ms n
t-orgoant." Hut lie was fitted for high
work than routine camp dun, and Marion
REPLACING THk 1 1 AC.
gave him a n ing commission and a Iwdy
of picked men to rour the country m tho
lntoretof tlie patriots Ho w capable of
LsaumiHg various chtiguit-s, Rnd had tlio
Ninuingaad bravery that mark n good
cottt, and would enter the enemy's camp
to induce their soldier, to desert He usu
ally had m. follow ers, ami Gen Moultrie,
Ik) commanded the brignde Marion at
' hla time was oolouel of t he beeotui smted
In his memoir-: " He (.Jawper otteu went
out and returned with jrtwer before I
Laew that h wa gone I have known of
liis catching a party that was looking for
him. He went into the liriti-h
hnoto at Savannah as a dooerter. complain
ing at the same time of our ill linage of
him. He ws gladly nui ed (they having
heard of his character) and caressed by
thorn. Ho .siaid t7htda. and aftir in
Tming himself wetl of their strength,
ituation and inteatious, h returued tons
.tatn; but that game he could not play a
second titae. Witk hi httle party he was
.ilways kwertaij: around the enemy's
camp, and was frequently bringing m jrt-,-iners."
Ntr.vlthstH4lBg Uo ftejcem of the
strife in Ue south, where a mo4 eroal hih)
ldetle civil war raced. Japer wa die-
sv ;3:wn'-Joi ,xtay
JT S-SArMSr' s
... i.i. j. i i a tenerosity
n these guernlla ecursioua. In many an
ncouuter, single handed, he spared his
oenian rather than kill him, preferring,
is ho wiid, "to let them get off."
On one of his scouting trips Jasper had
the adventure at the spring which gave
liim quite as much celebrity as did his ex
ploit at the fort. The British held Savan
nah and the Amencans were around it,
the Second regiment tying up the river at
Punsburg. In the British camp at a
place called Ebenezer, Jasper had a Tory
brother, and one day he boldly presented
himself to him with the statement that he
had ceased fighting for his country, yet
"had not the heart to fight against her."
Hero ha remained until he had secured
valuable Information, and then returned
to his own camp. Soon afterward, in com
pany with a comi'.de, he revisited his
brother, and on this trip he saw a. party of
prisoners who had turned coats from Tory
to patriot. The men prisoners had borne
arms in the British service for a time and
then deserted, for which the punishment if
caught was death. The unfortunate pris
oners were now on the way to Savannah,
the British headquarters, for trial. One of
them, an American by birth, was secured
in chains and wits accompanied by bis wife
and child a mo-t touching spectacle, for
all believed that the man was on his way
to the gallows, a martyr to his principles.
When the prisoner left camp under a
guard of eight men and two officers to
march to Savannah, Jaspor and his com
panion set out in another direction, and by
rapid traveling made a wide detour and
secreted themselves near a well known
spring, just off tho mam road, where it
was believed the party would halt for
water. A halt was indeed made at the
roadside, and the guards stacked their
muskets, two armed men only conducting
the prisoners to the sprr-g. The place was
not far from the British outpost, of Savan
nah, and was in fact on territory, nominal
ly at least, controlled by Jasper's enemies.
Thoso factn rendered the guard confident
and less wafchful, and though the imme
diate work of rescue w.is rendered simpler
by the attitude of the British soldiers, tho
deed was on the whole extra hazardous.
There were ten armed men to be over
matched by two who weie unarmed, and
in case of temporary success tho rescuers
must make their escape through hostile
regions hampered by a band of prisoners.
The two British soldiers who went to the
spring leaned their musKcts against a tree
while they filled canteens for themselves
nnd their comrades at tho roadside. Quick
as lightning Jasper and Iils fellow rushed
out and seized these two muskets and shot
down their owner". Then, without wait
ing to reload the pieces, they dashed upon
tho main body of British and before these
could realize the danger two of them had
been fulled by the clubbed muskets of the
bold assailants, and in this way tue latter
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OV TOT TATU. PAP.rKT.
secured tw o more loaded weapons. Placinc.
themselves between t he helpless guard and
their utack of aims, the patriots weio
masters of the situation and the outwitted
Britons promptly surrendered The Tory
prisoner! wre at onre released and armed
with the captuied musket. The captives
and escort of a moment before now ex
changed places, and under Ja-pei's ablo
conduct the whole party mide iheir way
bafolv tothe met icun camp nt IVnjsburg.
One of the honors conferred on the Sec
ond regiment for the gallant defense of
Moultrie had been a stand of colors pre
sented bv a lady patriot with the hope the
men would "stand by them as lout: as they
can wave m t he air of libert." The Hag
remained with the regiment, but the long
ieignot quiet which the Chariest own vic
tory of 17iti brought to s!utli Carolina
gave it no higher mission that to float over
a quiet catnip B'ltwhen the French ally
Admiral IVEstaing sailed with a powerful
fieet to the Georgia coast to assail the
British in Savannah, the American troops
at Punsburg approached that city and
began a siege After a protracted delay of
engineering the French admiral becamn
impatient and urged a bombardment bv the
fieet to la? supported by an assault. Tins
was made on the morning cl Oct. 9, 1779.
and the Second South Caiolina headed by
Marion wax in a column dneeted against
Spring Hill redoubt, on the Augusta road
west of tho town Taking advantage of
darkness and fog, the assailants piessod up
clo-o to the work and tho Kittle opened
with the most terrible carnage. Thts
French admiral rode m the column and
w as w ounded at t he first ollej The g il
lant Polo Co'int Pulaski, leading tho
American column v ith a liody of hor-c,
was shot down at the abtti. Yet the
Carolinians pressd oawnnl, pn-ed tho
abatis, and leaped the diteu, the Second
planting its colors upon the berm or ex
terior crest of the urappt Daring men
could do no more. The British lined the
walls and blazed away in tho verv faces of
the assailants and a w uttering cross fire
swept along the ditch. A lieutenaut and
Sergt Jasjier had one of the regimental
colors m charge, and the first beingslightly
wounded relinquished it to the sergeant.
The French t mdard w aved alongside until
the bearers, awls of D'lstam, fell mor
tally wounded Xext theotbercoiorof tho
Second regiment foil w ith its bearer, and
Jasper, wounded and quitu alone, mounted
tho parapet and fixed the colors for the
last time in the face of the British
As he hd Mi he received a fatal w ound and
rolled over into the ditch. He died m an
attempt to redeem the pledge of his regi
mont to defend their colors, the proud
souvenir of the deiene of Mo;. line
In hu exploit of restoring the colors at
Moultrie Jasper had many imitators in
Charleston harbor daring the bombard
ment of Foit Sumter m the civil war.
Several times the Confederate dag there
was shot away, and volunteers west out
under lire to replace it alott.
GftOKCR U KlLUKR.
Absent Minded Party Hnlio, Bnrkinsl
ITowV Mrs. Barkins?
Barkin. Not very welL She's been ill
A. M. P. I'm very sorry to hear that.
And bow is Mr. llarkias New York
.sew imiiur .vntrin.
Wife (suddenly aw akentng) Hark I Hor
rors' What s the matter Fid m 'way
down stairs, yelping a if be were hurt.
What's bapitened to the liule dear
Hothand I threw him at a burglar.
New York Weeklv.
"Ssad thia eaw to tke rep4r amoft," or-
dered the taapector.
"Yes. ar. Wh is wraafT
"1 itodou :hi tw of tfce wiadows
opentauDv. Have tkow nOKn6ti ao."-
Xw Torfc Sun.
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A. Brief IJeiume of the Condition of tht
Improved Order of Red Men, and I'or
traits of Two of the Uish DIguitarler
of the Older.
Not long ago The Detroit News pub
ished an interesting article on the historv
and progress of the Improved Order of Red
Men, the oldest fraternal benefit society o!
American birth. According to The New.s
the society dates its existence back prior to
the early days of the revolution, its full
Drganization, however, not being effected
until 1S12, when its objects impressed
themselves favorably upon tho soldiers
stationed at Fort Mifflin, on the Delaware
river. From there it spread until camp
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the American continent.
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order, having 235 tribes with a member
ship of 24.300, the increase being 23 tribes
ind 1,737 members in the past year. Mas
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Illinois, 3,2GS. Michigan has 17 tribes with
n membership of 1.200, showing a slight
reduction during the past year. The total
membership is about 100,000, showing an
increase for the jcar of fully 10 per cent.
The officers of the Improved Orderof Red
Meu are Charles C. Conley, of Philadelphia,
great chief of records; Fred G. Adler, of
Jackson, Mich., past great sachem and
present great keeper of wampum; William
Koch and Henry Po )le, of Detroit, both
past great sachems of Michigan.
C. C. COVLET F. G. ADLER.
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(reports) are regarded is among the most
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The I-alo r-ieitt. Col. 3Ioorc, Grand aias
tcr Iv. T. of Canada Notes.
The late Lieut. Col Maclcod Moore, who
died recently at Piescott, Out., was grand
master of the Knights Templar of Can
ada. He was bru tn Ii eland and edu
cated in Scotland.
He served a term of somo twenty years in
the Sixty-ninth tegmient, and was selected
by the warofiite .is first class staff olliter in
Canada. When Col Moore was but 17
years old (in lh27) he received tho threo
craft degrees in Fieemasonry in one night.
In 1S31 he received the chapter degrees in
Aberdeen, and in 1M I was installed a
High Knight Templar and Knight of
Malta in Boyle, county of Roscommon.
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caiiipmeut ever held in .Malta When the
grand conclave was held in London in lSo'i
Col. Moore was invested with tie r.mk and
title of second grand captain cf tue grand
'oon after his arrival in Canada Col
Moore, putting himself in communication
with the grand conclave of England, pro
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Ili'gh de Pajens enc mpineut, he being its
first commander From the establishment
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until lbt'b, when he became, owing to cer
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be provincial grand priorj of the Domin
ion. In IS7.1 a national gieat pnory under
convent general was formed, when Col.
Moore was installed great prior of the
united otders of the Temple and Malta tor
the Dominion. In 1SW he was elected
grand muster ad Hum
Kentucky Masons, with probably tho
largest and best widows' and orphaus'
home in the United st., located at
IxmisviIIe, are now itgit.aing the subject
of a home for aged and indigent Masons.
The number of certificates in force in tho
Northwestern Masonic Aid association Jan
1, IfcUO, was 53,010, an incre.ise of 5,jyj cer
tificates in lSbl). Tho sixteenth annual
statement, which is verified by the insur
ance department of Illinois, states that tto
association assets amount to ;?347,551.0.
A new lodge called the Victoria has bepn
consecrated in Buenos Ajres, the capital
of the Argentine Republic
Slander is a Masonic offense, and whenn
brother claims that his character has been
maligned he has a right to prefer charges,
iu no other way can an investigation bo
I. 0. O. F.
How the Order Is Groivlnji in Ohio Other
ntes nnd Nevs.
The annual report of the grand lodge of
Ohio for the jear ending Maj , IbVO, &ays
that the- itumbtT of lodgtvs at work in the
state .Ianuar, 1SW), was (500. the number
of members, 5i,71, ine-rea&e during tho
joar 1N9, 2,377; cash receipts $535,238.12,
amount aid for relief and current ox
ixjnes, ?4."is,511 S7 The-i are 179 Bebekah
degre-e lodges at work ith a memliertihip
of 15,79b; gain during the year, $3,9:51.
The' Odd Fellovs' co'lege st Humboldt.
Tenu., is reported to hae had over 400
studeuts in attendance tli juist ear.
In Illinois a lodge cannot "suspend" a
member for uou-jmyineut uf dut, but can
There are l,a Odd fellow: in Manches
ter. N. II.. be-toMe,iug to th lodges of tho
The Vermont Odd Ielloirs contributed
SC2.C3 to the rtslwf of brothers who suffer
ed from the Johns-town flood.
The governor of North Carolina is a
member of Ijodgv No b, located in Kaleigh.
Tho grand lod of Rhode Ilnd in
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dam ting member. ; jb years of age.
Knl-UH of the Coition Eagle.
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Eastern and rooipn Exchange
boneht and sold. United Statew bonds
of all denominations bought and sold
County, To-vvnsliip and Municipal
REAL ESTATE AGENTS.
We carry co-opl'ta lta of all kinds of
ami ninnies, racli as are -l by Hl Kittale '
rnnslttinff of DeK Morttae. Abrato, HarHM
Hook. Note BooVi, Bent Reirlln, Notftrv rubflr
Kecerd and MUakR. Contract Booki IocVet hi
l.-iau Hoots for Farm and City Property, et.
ders by mall promptly aiteaami i
THE WI0H1TA EAGLE,
-J, - t -rwSSn.
irate. Stt.WO to SJ.50 Per Day.
31. fctewart. Owner and Prop.
J. K. Kobor, Clerk.
TDaosU aaat Taa-to. Aiu
AMaxfraTM Errata. OWMtwii a 3-
aoaV A avr ' aaat " i
U ania f irm . i
Unit 1i.--i.iii Mr It awaav
" Ul fct trc
50.000 ' xj'fiffi?
Our Scale Hooks are Printed on Good
Slnjrle Hook $ 7,-
Tin cms HookB 2 00
j Siv Books 21 73
Single Cook by mail, prepaid .... t3
THE WICHITA EAGLE.
11. P. MUIiDOCK, Business Manager.
tV Order, by inail jrnn" attended tu.
M Ildl OV CKI 1. 1ST AM AI lll-f.lTn
epttial attention to i Ht-axcs i f the i (.' n 1 alin
the Mh-i title adjusimeut of k1 totorreii Im
CAM UAI I removed and s!bt restored to many
who have mhk Im-ii totally blind.
C l(Osl V 1 s tttraiKhteued. In mali caves with
(.HAM I.XII I) 1,1 DSan.I all forms of MHcejM
Qiikklx i ureil. Arum tl )tst ii mci led.
ill llss , urabie cmm-s pnmiptlr cured
lil.A.ss s- Only tt,osrMrhohavebadsMtlAltri'n
inu shotihi atl mpt to ftc fla-, let they dotl
)iallent mote harm lluui oo.l JUy ie of
!iervouiief. IrrltiiMllty, liiMHiinlK. hwulacbn, ver
tlKo nial taemliiK Mnpktlty In tblulren are due to
d'ficllxe vision ami ale reiuovnl at ouiety the ap
l Heat ion of proper Klases If tii have pU) In th
tje balls, orbit teiupitft or f reliea,!. If the ye
xnter. It the 1 tiers run together vrben readlix if
e rjthlni: hviui ""r betoine dim when aUinptliiu
to nv the eyes for a very Fbort tin o, there fc, wine
fault In ihu onmii if rlxnt x blrh can be, rollevetl by
the applliation of prooer ilMMei a few have o
mil leattnt lwlirtj. but rati not ee a well as their
Irlendx. "sut h n rson mot m ways rar a frown
lux espre-H'ttu, which b eunaplt immm and dmnnur
lne tik.ietuilly In yountr ladies other i ottiialn of
i ii inttieraiie of lhfl t with Irritation of ey.
ts(btil by arlllitial iiubt All fik Ii en 1 reltav
ed by the w irnti1 adju tmento K n-.
As A i.hM.IIAI, Si ht.l t) Ir Pnrdy hino
Miierlorln the w nth west havlHtt latvi reslaiMsl
the ttialr Of MirKOIV Iu the hlta llettieal oilevn
In outer to demote hl n lr itiu to bi .m l title
xv Inch liit lnde ileiormti e rlut foot (um-.
ture of the rplne, hip Joint il-i'nw. white
welllns db-eae of bone, emitr, toniorp,
old Mrea. ulcere. haie llpv vaVoclle.
hydroclle, enlarged j.iarl, mot.e In bladd. r. ii.r
liMula, lleape of the kin knloey anm iwlnary
Til ICNTA Cllt IIICK1 C1I rured br an eotirly
new trealMient I
eouaultatiuu and examination free
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IJZ&l amd EASY LABOR
"-k r t HO ft HC D!l 1 Q
bj ti i u.niUx.'nUi. i tIS-v
RscorsraeB... by In.ieg rV.iu.
Tore It Vy.N and rf"-'
harinli s , y t Droinri
pent t laid. In p aln wraiTri
r.retptof p. Writ ff-rrfrcolar
Tun (iNX.s mi mrni. co
Cliarlps La wiener, 102 East
Tan Word en & Co., 323 North
(ius Sflur, b'M East Douglas
Wit a rooV
Wt a pmrtnv
Vm a Mf-TJiat arirl
WmM to i 11 a fttrm.
Waal to ill baa,
WM lo Imy or rU atarlr
Want a com bar 4 z tnm,
Wn to ell p. u r crmtn
M w ll graMr" r drf
X ' i) tMsbld f'irmt'ttm
Yint . ake aar fans Ma.
W.i t U Ml. or fa-le far nyth ug
vrr,t to Am4 -Qtotnen far aythic
KF-AD AU AOV.RTISE IS UCft
AdTfUHtiC -tUa4 tunr ai nwa t .
Atwriti'tiS kB aU rnHunf
Adn llhrratly ir pf$,
4rfttB U araofaf rsrwy
juavvrtlatar uUMh i
ATrltta atwM "ala,"
XT O CE
YirS 4 MhU. UT&eW vrUmz
t-U IUrrfr. AtUoa, Gartien Pint.
Antbnmf, ArkaJDsai Olty, AMalalf auaf
577 Miles - 1105 Minutes
via SAOTA FE ROUTE.
Vestibule Pullman Sleepers.
Vestibule Din-dtg Cars,
fKEK Recusing Chair Cxsa,
Inquire of "V. D. Murdock. local nRont
for further specimens of railroad mathe
matics. It. Powbli- Prokifat. R. T. Bkay. V. Pre
?. W. Wallik. Jr.. Cas&ier.
Fourth National Bank
PATD UP CAPITAL,
SURPLUS, - -
U T. Bean. K. B. TewelL O. D Buraw. U IL Cc4
smm U llwk. V. W. WIlor. t5. W. Lirruaerjo
Morse. B. O. Qntrei.
W n. I.iri'OTrv,
State National Bank.
OF WICHITA, ILlIX.
fnlin Tl Pin. niiFM C- Wall..
1 1 IUbm L.u. tlrrl.i f r ,11.. ll
Umitmnl. jr lVter clctto, L. U.'yvinuor, Jiuun
l)N4C0OIXTEO WITH TM OrOQHAfKY OF TM OOUNTtT WJ
OftTAlN JCM INFOKMATIOf) KOU A TVSr 0FTH1 MAF OF THl
Heap, Rod Islani & Pad Hy.
Includlnir XJnaa Saat and We at of tha Minourl
River Tho Dtsocl Routo to and from CHICAOO.
l HOCK IBIAKS. DAVKKFOItT. DE8 MOINKU,
' councHj BMnrs, watebtoww. niotrx
FALLS. MINNF.APOLIB. 8T PAUL, BT JOS
EPH. ATCHISON. UAVSNWORTir. KA3IHAB
CITY.TOPEKA. DENVElt. COLOILADO BPMOH
Aud PUKLILO i'reo ILec lLninir Chair Cara to and
1 from CHICAOO CALDWELL, HUTCHINSON
and DODGE CITT. and Palace Blerplm Cars Nv
tweon CHICAOO. WICHITA and HtrTCHIJIBOW.
Dnlly Trains to and trum lU-NQFIBirEB, in Um
SOLID VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS
Of Throutth Coarhea Bleorra, and Tilnlnv Oara
dally between CHICAOO. DEd MOINKH, COUN
CIL I1L17FFS nnd OMAHA, and Fro IUcHnlng
Cbatr Cara between CHICAOO and DKNVXH.
COLORADO BPRINOU and PUEBLO, via at. Joa
cph, or Kaniaa City and Topeka. Xzcuralona
lallr. with Choice of Koutia to and from Bait
Lako. Portland, Lon AniraUa and Ban Ftaoclaoo.
The Direct Llna to and from Plica Peak, Manl
tou. Oardon of the Gods, Uia Sanitarium, and
Bcenlo Grandeurs of Colorado.
Via Tho Albert Loa Routo.
Solid Express ralna dally between Chlcacn and
Klnneapolio and BU Paul, wltn THROUQU K
cltnlntr Chair Cara i FREE I to and from theat
pclnt and ICanaaa City Thrtrawh Chair Car and
Blwaper betweon Peorlu, Bjulrtt Laka and Bloux
Falla via Rock Inland Tha ITavorlU Llna to
Watertown, Bioux Fall, tha Buramar R aorta an J
Huntlntrand Ilahlnir Orounda of tho Northwaat.
Tho Short Lino vliv Senoea and Kankak offert
fti llldee to travel to nnd from Indianapolis'. Cia
clnnuti and othar Southern point
r it Tlrketa. Map. Foldara. or deslrad lnfortna.
ttou apply atanyCoupoaTltkatOtaca, or addraat
. ST. JOHN, JOHN SEBASTIAN.
'"cniKanaher Oetil Tkt. fit Paaa A
10 WEAK WEN
Bnffrtlnt: fmm lv effect of youthful arrora. aarl
decay, -w mUmc eaVn. lost manhood, ete I will
Mod a valuable treUaralli coatalnlnff fall
yarMenlam for hoxBO cure. FREE eharga. A
vplaedHl WHlical work . feonl4 b read fey avary
raas -who la aarrona aad d llitlit. AWr'v
r r r ?t ftf vtftn. (Vinrt.
11 TOT ill
I To Itemrw XeuT.
lAad Haay Other Thlan
Hattl and AdrertiM in Oar Want Oolnroa.
MISSOURI :-: PACIFIC
The mnpt popnlnr rftit U Kmim
CItr. fiU IouIh &ntl Uhtofuro and aJI
o(itt Kant and 7'orth. aJao to ImI
Sprintm, Ark., No OrlonrMi, Florida,
and all point South and Southeast.
SOLID DAILY TKJJS
St. Louis, Kansas City, Pueblo
rallmaB BnfTct Sleeping Can
COLORADO SHORT LINE
Tavo Hrlat JUn to HU LooU
Pallraati IItCet SWepJag Car.
Free lUctlnlof Chaar Car.
H. C. TOWN5CX0.
J. P. ALLEN,
&lGUJltU. - ELLX.