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bx xSHidntii gaily, gaols: JFalurtTatj piontiuij. gecewTr.cc 13, 1880.
M. jr. Ml'KDOCK. ICrtltnr.
Our esteemed cotemporari&s will
please lear in mind that the Eagle
only "screams'; other papers "howl."
Ex-King 3IUan, of Servia, is going to
descend upon London in search of a wife
early in the new year. Perhaps he may
continue his journey to America.
GALVESTON AND WICHITA
"Why does tho Kansas farmer in his
nreKont state of mind resemble a well-
known agricultural implement? Because
he is a sulky cultivator. Topeka Journal.
Quite n sudden and radical transforma
tion, then. Its but a little while sinco he
was the latest improved "header."'
Ono of the most eloquent appeals for
some measure of relief to the country in
the present emergency was made by
Senator Plumb on the floorof that cham
ber a day or two ago, and was in this
short, terse sentence: "Gentlemen, two
weeks from now may be too late."
The Wichita EAGI.K is insisting upon
Senator Planib's free coinage bill, but a
careful reading of the old bird fails to dis
close any reason for its attitude. ill the
Eagle analyze the bill for a waiting pub
Can't do it, to make it any plainer. It
is as plain and simple in ite details as
language can make it.
General Lew Wallace is writing with
elaborate care aitory of the conquest of
Constantinople by the Turks in 1454. lie
intends it to be aa good in its way us
"Ben llur." The data for the new work
was obtained by the general in person,
during his rosidonce in that city as
United States minister under the Hayes
Fourteen states now have the Australian
ballot system, but notie of them are in the
section where the ballot most needs re
forming. Emporia Kepnblicnn.
From the result of the recent elections
in -the states where tho new bystem was
employed it would bcem that there is
something radically wrong, notably in
Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey
and other northeastern btutcs, that have
been regarded as reliably Republican. It
is evident tho ballot or something else
needs reforming there.
Globe Democrat: Immigration is lar
ger this year than it was in 18fi0. but
such advantage as this would bring us is
destroyed by iho fact tliat the gain is
solely of the undesirable- sort. Tho arri
vals from Ireland, England and Ger
many liavo fallen off within tho year,
while those from Italy, Kus.sja and
Koutheastern Europe have heavily in
creased. Tho necessity of the passage of
tho Lodgo immigration bill or so e
equally wise measure covering tho sanio
ground becomes more urgent every da)'.
Dr. Goffe, of New York City, has just
returned from Berliu, whore- he has
been studying the Koch remedy. It is
interesting to note that in an interview
ho deprecates tho public excitement
over the matter, baying: "Tho excite
ment in tho euro must bo toned down to
reach the exact limitations of its use.
People oxpect too much." This is in
hue with the opinion of tho Eagle ou
tho subject, as expressed several weeks
ago. Tho public, both in this country
and in Europe, is gradually coining
around to that view of tho case.
That Galveston and "Wichita will, in
the very near future, find their interests
to bo mutual, and that their united pull
on the same lines will prove vastly bene
ficial to the farmers of Kansas, there
seems now little doubt. Galveston is
anxious that Wichita may corral the
grain of Kansas in her elevators before
it reaches tho Chicago and Kansas City
combines on tho Missouri river, to the
end that a grain rato may ensue be
tween Wichita and Galveston as low as
the rato on re-billed Kansas wheat to
Chicago, which would result in giving
Galveston an equal if not the first chance
on exportations. Upon the other hand
Wichita is tesirous that the importing
and jobbing interests of Galveston may
force a sugar, fruit and other car load
rato from Galveston to Wichita as
low as is the rate from Galves
ton to the Missouri river points.
This is all that Wichita asks of the job
bers and importers of Galveston, when
Wichita m turn will agree to take care
of the grain. These things accomplished
and the relations between Galveston and
Wichita become identical with those at
present existing between Chicago and
Kansas City. Wichita's jobbers want
the sugars, coffees, fruits, etc., of Gal
veston laid down in Wichita in car load
lots, for just exactly the prico for which
these articles arc laid down at tho Mis
souri river points. There is nothing un
reasonable in the demand, and it is
within the power of tho Galveston
jobbers anil importers to force
the concession in the interest of their
own trade. As for tho grain of Kansas
it is practicilly lost to Galveston's port
when it has once re ched the Missouri
river, as it can only come back again by
rebilling and an unremuncrative haul of
from ono to four hundred miles. That
Galveston may have an equal show with
the lake markets and Atlantic exporta
tion for Kansas grains it is absolutely
necessary that a grain and flour center be
built up at some point southwest of tho
Missouri river. Wichita bavins: the
prestige, and soon to havo tho facilities,
will undoubtedly become tliat point.
From every consideration and from
all vantage points there can be no con
flict of iutero ts between Galveston as
an exporting and importing city and
AVichita as an initial grain center and
jobbing town. The iutorests to these
cities aro so largely mutual as should
permit of no subsidiary strifes on the one
hand, but upon tho other tho most har
monious action. A clear understanding
upon tho part of Galveston's business
men of the points touched upon above,
and a realization by them that Wichita
1 is by far the most important commer
cial city in Kansas and it will not bo
long beforo tho trado and tonago be
tween these two cities will have reached
very important proportions.
THE BACK FJLES OF THE EAGLE.
Some subscriber clips an editorial of
the Eagle of eleven years ago, entitled
"No Flop Here," and sends it to us, with
the following marginal note, to which
he fails to sign his name, but which
note startles us with the realization that
people are liable to indefinitely liaul the
back files on an editor. He says:
"The opinion that you don't know
"anything about money is prevalent
" among your friends, but I think it a
" wrong one, and that from your slight
"acquaintance with the stuff you have
"grasped tho idea of what its for. This
"is from a back file of '10. It seems m
" the past eleven years you have kept up
with the band wagon."
The following is tho editorial, and we
don't know that it sounds, in the light of J
a much greater experience, either un
natural or foolish:
XO FLOP HERE.
A correspondent of the National Mon
itor intimates pretty broadly that the
Eagle is on the eve of a flop over to the
Greenbackers. There is no necessity for
such action, as we flopped over to that
side Ions before manv of tho now most
rampant tJreeubackers had given the
question a serious thought. If the writer
means that there is any likelihood of tho
Eagle taking the foolish fiat
flop, he is still further estray.
ihe most of our readers are
well posted as to the financial beliefs of
the Eagle. We are for greenbacks
the greatest possible volume commensur
ate with resumption or redemption
but we want no greenback or paper
money of any kind that is not good in all
commercial channels from Singapore or
Australia westward to San Francisco.
Nor do we want any greenbacks or paper
money based upon some barren ideality
of the Nation's aggregated wealth or tho
country's presumable credit.
While upon this question of currency
and its volume, wo will say that it would
eutirelv accord with our convictions if,
for the millions of silver now piled up
in the treasury and for all coin or bullion
hereafter to be deposited, silver certifi
cates or, in other words, paper money of
prom ses to pay silver dollars ou de
mand, were issued. That would largely
increase the circulating medium of tho
country and not compel tho people to
handle the bulky silver; besides, such in
creased circulation would bo just as good
as our greenbacks or bonds, for what it
called for would bo laying in tho treas
ury ready for every demand issued or
based upon it.
will go south
AND THE EAGLE'S CORRESPON-DENTS.
Following tho election of Gor
don in Georgia andPugh in .Alabama,
straight Democrats, to the United States
senate, by tho Alliance legislatures of
thoso states, the defeat of Hampton in
South Carolina is a matter of considera
ble surprise. Irby, tho successful can
didate is a full fledged, thorough Alli
nnco mau. He is perhaps tho youngest
man over elected to tho United States
bonato, being but one j'oar aboyo the
ago required by law to be eligible to
that position, i. o. thirty-five. Ho is un
known and untried in a public capacity,
novor having hold a public ollico. Ho
will havo tho opportunity to show tho
stuff ho is made of.
Clearings of forty-eight cities hist
week wore $1,240,915,05'.), a decrease of
6.5 per cent. Outnido of New York tho
incroaso was 4.5 per cent. New York
decreased 12.7, Boston 7.7, Philadelphia
11. 51, San Francisco 2,4. Chicago in
created 11.9, St. Louis 2.4, Cincinnati
8.7, and Wichita C.4. And yet, despite
tho decroabo mentioned in the great trade
centers named, and tho comparativoly
tiinnll increases in tho others, Dun's
weakly review shows a fairly satisfac
tory state of trado throughout tho coun
try. Tho general condition of all kinds
of biibinoNs is not as encouraging, per
haps, as it might 1)0, but it might bo
much worse, as all will admit
By the will of tho late Daniel B. Fayer
weather the collegiate and charitable in
stitutions of the country are handsomely
remembered. Nineteen colleges and ono
theological seminary each receivo from
$300,000 to $50,000; three hospitals have
$25,000 each, and two hospitals $1,000.
All told, theso benefactions amount to
over $2,000,000. In size and in the diver
sity and importance of tho institutions
that aro benefited, this is ono of the most
magnificent bequests on record. The ex
ample of the donor is worthy the atten
tion and emulation of many other Amer
ican men of wealth. It is not without
precedent, however. Girard's bequests
at the time they were made were equally
as magnanimous, as were those made
later by William E. Dodge, the merchant
prince, tho elder Vanderbilt, and still
later by tho petroleum prince, John D.
Kockefeller, who is expected to eclipse
all predecessors when ho comes to make
final disposition of his possessions that
aro believed to exceed any individual
holdings in this country, if not in the
A NEW ORLEANS REFORMER.
It would seem that tho efforts to so
curo aid from tho government for the
destitute portions of Kansas, Nebraska
and the Dakotas aro in largo measures
misplaced sympathy. South Dakota
protests that she is not a proper object of
charity, inasmuch as bho has furnished
the produce dealers large sums of monoy
with which to move tho crops of this
year; Nebraska admits that there is some
destitution in portions of that 6tate, but
that the state as a wholo can take caro of
Its own, and the state otlicers of Kansas
made tho same ad minion and claim.
This will be gratif ing intelligence to all.
evon to tho charitably disosed, who
would cheerfully respond to the distress
call with alacrity from whatever source.
Mr. Chuuucey Dopow is a mighty
smart man and an able financier in the
management of pergonal and eoqKjrate
interests and in the interest of eastern
manufacturers, importers and the like,
but whan he comes vet and attempts to
elucidate tho financial situation and telU.
tlw people that the trouble is imaginary
and that tho present status as to legisla
tion should be left undisturbed for six
months to come, he but adds insult to
injury. He reminds us of the boy who
prevailed upop his father to get" down
and have a tussle with hi bull pup, to
learn him how to fight. Tho pup soon
got the best of the old man, who gasped
to tho boy to pull tho dog off; but the 1k.v
urged on lb dog and admonfehod the
old man to grit his teeth ami hluml it,
for while hu know it wns awful it was
the making of the pup.
The Times-Democrat of New Orleans
congratulates that city on a reform
movement, which has as its end the abo
lition of tho custom of having brass
bands in attendance at funerals. Many
of tho beuevoont, social and mutual so
cieties there havo discovered that the
bright and lively strains of brass are not
exactly in keeping with the solemnity of
funerals, especially as the&o bands seem
to mako a specialty of returning from
the grave to tho tune of "Annie Rooney,"
"McGinty," or some similar popular air,
presumably with the idea of thus com
forting the boreaved family.
It is lather a barbarous custom, and
the Times-Democrat is to bo congratu
lated for fighting it. Being in with this
reform, it only needs to get on tho right
side of tho lottery question to bo worthy
of the title, au up-with-the-Times-Demo-crat.
To t he Editor of the Kogle.
Money is the measure of all values, tho
medium of exchange in every line of
trade. It enters into all tho transactions
of life, and must bo handled on all occa
sions, often in the dark, and also by per
sons with dim eyes. Hence is should be
so made in character and value as to
serve its purpose best. Gold and silver
coin at least should be so made that the
value could bo known by the touch,
without light or sight. With our cur
rency as it is, mistakes are often made,
a five-dollar gold pieco has been passed
for a cent, imd gold has often beon
passed by mistake for silver. A good
artist could easily remedy that difficulty,
and tho government should not bo satis
fied until that is accomplished.
Wichita, Dec. 12, '90,
Spivey, Kax., Dec. 11. 1890.
To tlie Editor of tho Eagle.
1 have been amused lately at some of
your correspondents still singing tho
"Songs wo used to Sing," still telling the
"Old, old story." God bless their bour
bon souls, will they never learnV
Can they not understand that some of
our dearest idols have been broken, that
the juggernaut of an aroused people has
passed over and crushed them beyond
all hope of mending.
Let us see: one of your correspondents
with irrefutable logic and English fig
ures proves to us that as soon as a few
thousand more "eastorn farms are de
sorted, wheat will be burlier." In a
few bhort years we will bo compelled to
"import wheat," then tho "tariff will be
a blessing to the farmers," as they can
take revenge on the poor devils who aro
compelled to eat, in return for the exac
tions of the infantile tariff barons.
Of course tho fact so logically set forth
that India with her 250,000.000 exports
wheat, cuts no logical figure in the case.
The further fact that our poor are get- !
ting poorer every day and like the peo
ple of India must eat something cheaper,
cuts no figure.
The further fact, that the laborers of
free trade England, with only 27,000,000
of people, yet sufficient pay to be able to
buy the surplus wheat of Indiana's 250,-
000,000, of our 05.000,000, of ltusbia's 100,
000,000 and several other countries, cuts
The further fact that the English aro
willing to assist him in his logical labor
of love, cuts no figure.
Another one iomes to the front, after
some time spent iu looking up the mis
takes of our South American neighbors,
and is more than over convinced that
any more money in circulation would be
He also is satisfied that protection has
come, to bless and to stay.
"Ho seaks of the "campaign of educa
tion two years ago," as settling tho tariff
for all time.
Saying further the "reaction a month
ago "may bo called honorable (?) by
some," but ho is inclined to think tho
people "voted like pirates," though they
"talked like granger."
Of course they hadn't orf er.
Put was it not really tho culmination
of the "educational campaign" beguu
two years ago?
Did'nt they do it a' purpose?
Did they vote as though they thought
they, the people, wanted moro money
Not tho poor, little, rump, Chinese
"homo market," with all its concomit
tants of trusts, taxed necessaries, ruined
debtor.-, deserted farms, stalking pover
ty, innumerable tramps, bursted banks,
stagnated trad-, the strong lending the
weau, ami tne puma sjectaci ot a sec
retary of the treasury tearing: his shirt
to save the wolves who had, in antici()a
tion of t o passage of the unbolv McKiu
ley bill gorged themselves with British
If the people were dishonorable in vot
ing as they did, have we not the sad fact
staring us'in the face that nearly two
tbirda of them should lie behind" prison
bars? And does not this fact show the
necessity for the passage of tlie "Federal
Elections Bill," so that Reed and Hoar
and Edmunds and other patriots may
correct their (the people's) errors, their
crimes- the wort in tlie decalogue
mistreating and starving the infante,
and clipping tlie wings of the monopoly
Hoping you mav find room in vour
catholic and ltboral columns, alwavs fair
and always a power. I am yours respect
fully, , Sure Enocch Kaneax.
An editorial excursion
from Kansas today.
The Kansas tobacco jobbers are a unit
for Senator Plumb for president.
Clarkson is out for Plumb for president,
at least he says "Our side will take a new
There is nothing in the story that Gen.
Rice will contest his son's seat in the leg
islature. The becond year of President Harri
son's reign is marked by Jerry Simpson
Massachusetts Messerve will soon be re
questing credit fo-" keeping the "ghost
danca" down at Haskell Institute.
"Willits is spoken of as tho "lion" of the
Ocala convention. This ought to make
the other members feel "sheepish."
The Shawnee County Alliance will sup
port Peffer for senator. The Topeka sub
urbs are supposed to be for Cantield.
A prominent Kansas man cannot go to
New York City, now. without being inter
viewed. This is on account of Senator
George T. Anthony thinks that -Elder,
"Willits and Peffer will fight for the sena
torship to the bitter end, and that means
Charlie Gleed has been interviewed in
the New York Times. Ha thinks the
weakest thing in Kansas is Hill's presi
An Atchison mau dreams noetrv and
writes it down afterward. "Kubla Khan"
was dreamed out iu full by Coleridge and
Alliance members of the legislature are
requested to apply to tho "Baker" for in
formation regarding tho "butcher" and
What ever became of Whoop Tomlin
sou's support of Judge Foster as the Ro
subraissiou - Republican candidate for
United States senator?
It is about time for Tom Osborn to take
a trip to New York again and be inter
viewed by the New York Press reporter as
to the "former minister to Brazil."
The Citizens Alliance holds a meeting in
Topeka the same day that the legislature
meets. It is understood that they will
push Gen. Rice for the senatorship.
No sympathy is ever wasted on the
farmers of far western Kansas. The Santa
Fe railroad is now advertising the beauty
and agricultural advantages of New; Mex
ico to them.
Tho Kingman Courier thinks it may bo
nothing more than a coincidence that im
mediately Jay Gould bought the Hutchin
son salt works, the State Alliance removed
its headquarters from theio to Topeka.
The dome of the state capital at Topeka,
when completed, will bo surmounted bv a
disc lantern and a figure of Cere.", thengri-J
cultural goddess, twenty feet in height.
This figure will be constructed of bronzo
and will cost $10,000.
The Atlanta Constitution laments that
Senator Ingalls will no longer "electrify
tho senate with his magnificent bursts of
oratory." The man who goes from Kan
sas to Washington will probably fiud the
flags at the capital at half-mast.
Sam Peters in the New York Sun: "If
tlie Alliance members go into caucus"
said Mr. Peters, "and concentrate their
votes upon one man, Senator Ingalls is
defeated. If they fail to unite Mr. Ingalls
will be elected. That is tho situation in a
Senator Plumb; so is Senator Ingalls now;
so are all the Kansas congressmen. The
Republican party is not mortgaged to
Messrs. McKinley nd Lodge, at least the
portion that has been saved from the
wreck, caused by these two obstruction
ists. An Innocent Sport.
From the Detroit Free Press.
In a recent game of foot ball playea in
Pennsylvania the casualties were:
1. Leg broken.
2. Ribs broken.
3. Nosa flattened.
4. Knocked senseless.
5. Arm broken.
6. Thumb broken.
7. Terrible injury to spine.
And yet if a man is knocked senseless
by a blow in a prize fight a hundred pa
pers howl about brutality.
Where the Shoe Pinches.
From the Emporia Republican.
The Democratic papers are asserting
that the passage of the "force" bill will
work the destruction of the Republican
party. What they really fear is that it
will destroy the Democratic party; and
their apprehension is not without found
ation. The way to settle the Indian question
is to send the Indians to Mississippi with
instructions to vote the Republican
ticket. Tho settlement would bo rapid
( 1 1 y&?7&suz
From the Kew York World.
Everybody in town who talks about
public men at all is talking about Par
neh's plucky fight against odds, which
would havo broken down most men at
tho very threshold of tho struggle. To
say that tho Irish leader's intellectual
and forceful prestige has been raised in
this city by his masterful tactics in his .
struggle with his fellow parhamenta
nans, irrespective of tho merits of their f
cause, is to state tho trutn. When he
does come to America again there will
be moro curiosity to see him thau ever.
123 TO 127 N MAIN ST.
Are yon going to miss the
yard wide cotton dress goods
that we are running at 10 cents
this week. "Fine styles, made to
imitate imported wool dress
goods. Mind you, this lot is a
special offering and are goin"
with a rush.
There We a few of tho hand
painted pJacques left and they
will be closed at $1. Don' t miss
Take a look at the lovely holi
day goods that are now display
ed in our store, such an attract
ive assortment we have never
A Monument of British Brass.
From the New York Sun.
A colossal mou rnent of brass appears
in Lord Salisburv's speech at Waterford
the other evening, lie was pleased with i
tho "moral outburst against Parneli,"
but regreted that "tho breaches of the
sixth and eighth commandments com
mitted by the Irish people had hitherto
been allowed pass without blame."
Coming so close upon the covering up by
the holy saints of the British Govern
ment of the unspeakablo horrors of tho
West End, these remarks contain enough
material to build a brazen Eiffel tower
for that aristocratic quarter.
Bull Run Battlefields.
Interview wlthGon. 3IcCook.
I have just returned from a trip over
the Bull Run battle ground, where my
voungest brother was killed July 18(51.
I was assured while there that thero
POST OFFICE CORNER
Seasonable Cold "Weather Offerirm
We will place on sale Monday morning HO pair all-wool scar
let Blankets at $4.50 a pair. They am very line goods, of an
extra quality, and have never been retailed under $(5.00.
Our stock of Bed Comforts, owing to tho hire unseasonable
a U I ,- . .
have been but few changes in the face of v earner, is altogether too large for us to curry. The nrice is
h'uheTSa S&JSX JtaS I m"k ed J" I lean "ml one-fomlh ot the price will bo taken
railroad cut are easily discovered. Huge ! 0l lor all sold during this Week.
The same discount, one-quarter off, will be allowed in our
Dress Goods Department and in our rap Department. ro
have too much stock on hand, and want to unload.
Holiday Goods are now open.
From tho Arkansas City Dlsjmtcli.
The Wichita Eaglk has become one of
the loudest calamity howlers in Kansas.
Its hhrill notes as it screams "more
money' do drown all other sounds and
wake Republican editors slumbering in
their sanctum. The Leavenworth Times,
Topeka Capital and other Republican
journals have heard the Eagles cry
which they feebly try to imitate. With
all this did, tho voice of tho Peoplo's
press is almost lost, to modest aro its
demands. Here is a sample of tho
Eagle's howl sent up from day to day.
trees iu tho vicinity of the cut were
loojed off by tho shell and cannon ball
during the fight, and tho stumps still
stand as mute witnesses of tho fierce
conflict that waged there twenty-eight
year3 ago. The old and historic stono
house and tho Warrentown turnpike
near Young's branch still stand, and tho
stone bridge over Bull Run ha3 been repaired.
From the Peabody G raffle.
Harvey count-pent a delegation of cit
izens to Medicine Lodge to visit the sugar
works. They have returned, and the
Newton Daily Republican of the -1th inst.
gives their complete report, from which
it appears, that they are highly con
vinced, that the beet sugar industry is
absolutely a success, and they urge tho j
cummiiiees 01 ine several lownsnips to
call a meeting of the citizens at once, to
put the ball in motion at an early day.
J. R. Tocvc, one of the committee, and
whom wo know to le a. very careful and
conservative farmer of undoubted busi
ness capacity, has leen a director in n
beet sugar plant in Germany and is yet a
shareholder. He tositivelv assures us
that sugar making from beets is a great ,
success there, raising the value of land '
from $80 to $200 per acre in tho vicinity I
of sugar beet mills. It takes about $12o"-1
000 for each mill, and the committee ha3 '
suggested two plans to rae tlie capital
needed. There is no doubt but that a
beet sugar plant would be a good thing
for Harvey county, if they can get one,
and if a good thing there it would bo
Prohibit the Drunkards.
From the Wine and Spirits Gazette.
"The aim of prohibition, if wo under
stand it right, is the annihilation of the
liquor traflic. In tho views of rational
men possessed of ordinary common
senso the traffic in liquor can be stopped
only by btopping the demand for it.
Alcohol, like all other articles of com
merce, is governed by the law of de
mand and supply. Thoso who want to
clobo permanently the saloons must re
move the cause that brought it into cr
i&tence. and which still feeds and sup
ports it the drinking usage of- society.
If they would stop men from drinking,
and prevent the rising generation from
forming an appetite for strong drink,
drunkne's must be maiio odious. This
cannot be done by laying tho guilt of
tlie drunkard upon the liquor vf-nder.
But it can be done by punishing and de
claring ineligible to any office, or trust
of honor, for ono year, thoso who drink
to intoxication. The drunkard is the
worst enemy of the liquor traffic.
IL & CO.
The wild turkey has begun to disappear.
It ought to be called the "Pop-corn leg
islature." Tho Fort "Worth Gazette is waging a wnr
Tho pnow has dinupeared in Oklahoma
as suddenly us it came.
Pavne, after he saw tho legislature,
didn't want to contest.
Governor Steele mnv make ic a Christ
mas gift for Kingfisher.
106 BAST DOUGLAS AVE.
Our stock of Watches, Diamonds, Silverware, Fancy
Goods and jSTovelties has been carefully selected for tlie
Holiday trade. We guarantee the quality of every article
sold, and make prices as low as any house in tho trade.
Wo solicit an early inspection of our stock. Goods can
be selected and laid away until Christinas. Engraving
done free. Our store will bo open evening until after
Christmas. K VAIL & CO.
Again th ijorne, put on H.DW aiHl nn iu
it. J. Troicr'M yearling ahratuut colt
MorriMey, by Foat, nit t May Kcnnwlj,
by PaiMtuti, ran ibro lliiki mt a uitla nt
LaTlugton, Ky, in 3 n4 rucutir,
which Im claimed to be tfc fmrt4 tlwo for
Atchison Globe: Von Luettwitz, nn
apothecary from the army at Fort Jterio,
1. T., was at the union depot thin morn
iuj;, o his way toIine KidKe ajfoncy, where
he has beon ordered. Hewtjrs all tho In
dfaus in the Indmn territory hare tbo Mcr
f-iah craze, and there Is dHiicinu tioinir on.
No one is txtrticularlv ttlaruiod. however, f tht iiutnn that tnu imr wuU kr n.
On.. nnhnn.n"trnrn-n ta i . -k- f 'tnre (re euouxli floMfeM U keep down venrlliiK Ih Kentucky. TV. -ell It a r.
i. i... ..;"T ..". ;;;T.r;."& "-t mi trouwe. une newspaper cornnpouu- tMri, MMut-
"'"' """" !"' tv-ivc. , CHt ,e wtrs ftrtt H HiiHuince there, tin they
Tho house will consider the Canadian I nrint maiir lies. lie natici mites nc trouble
county sent busine&e, next ?IomUr. j until sprinje. when he predict one of the
greatest iipmfngs in the ntttory or mo
conn try. lie emplwuiixett the MAtemettt
titnt the only oorf Indian fo n tltfu one.
Kven the Korernment aeoutx haTe beon
participating; in the choat tUes.
From the Barton Graphic.
If Plumb can get tho Bupport of con- j
gress for thf passage ot nis silver bill as
unanimously a lie is endorsed by tho
press of Kansas it wilt go through with
living colois and his name will bo one
long to bo remembered by the people.
Hovr Otis Lost a Voto.
Frem the Karnes City Star.
The majority of John G. Otis, in the
Fourth congressional district, was 4,91)9.
and he jost the oven 5,000 by tho toss of
a penny. A certain voter in Scranton
could not decide which one of tho con
gressional candidates he woukl support,
and to settle the mntter he tossea up a
penny. It turned up in favor of Kelley.
THE "G. O. P."
From the Oatral Knasos Democrat.
There are many men as well as manv
newspapers in Knsas who do not credit
Plumb with being a good Republican.
The Wichita Kaub, Atchison Cham
pions, Gloho Duimi'ratH and Chkjspo Tri
(Miue are abo elated in the same catego
ry. Whatt all Mich ar road out of the Ra
pubKctin party. thr is mighty liuJ of
tho ohl thing loft.
The Eagle the Bess.
Fram the Tw.ibj HenOJ.
Tlie Eagle k the most liberal and in
dependent Republican paper, aad for en
terprise, has few equals. The I&A0LZ
has now made such arrangeme& w kh
the Missouri Pacific Railway company,
that their dailies are carried through to
the different poinfo on the morning ex
press thus getting the news to its inuv
subscribers earfv the same ix.
From & Ktotra JooomL
Wicliita is agitating the question of
building large grain elevators tuad aacub
lishing grain irapooeioa, making Wfeteita
what he ought to fee tfce great grain
mane of Kas5. FoUewig the ele
vator weaid come great willing inter
ets. What Wichita waate&. g - after
As You Like It.
FrtB Umj Newton Kepubixaa-
When Alex Butts said tlat a man who
does not gat married is a "jaundiced
cynic or a selfish poltroon" ho neglected
to indicate which title he would prefer to
Have the ex-cynics ana late poltroons
make ue of when they refer to him.
Some of the boys think tliat one who
will make auclfa 'break" as he made is
an isieceles triangle of a bypothenuse.
Tha "Fool" Lcgtelozioa
Frwa t& IUrper GrapMe.
"The doing3 of the next letrfslatare
will not be poin ed to 'with pride br the
intelligent citizens of the btat ." Rats,
2Crve. rats! When d-d tb- intelligent
citizen ever point with pride to Umj do
ings of the Kausaa legislature? Last
vtmT Marsh Murdork called that body the
'Kansas Fools. We will guarantee the
coming legislature "will be as intelligent
as any of its predecessors.
"WTiai Kansas la Not.
Frra ike Teplu Joraai-
The Topeka State Jooraal h net an
SS,000 HMjortt- Reoubhean paper. It k
an aoti-ilcKinley, ami-Iyxlga, aCM aa
The Republican jarty of Kansas ia also
anci-JIcKmlev and aHti-Ldga. So ie
Jndge Harvey never enrned ?8,HX) as easy
as he will his Hilary tills short tttssion.
The Oklahoma City Journal eora tbo
Nebraska statutes hasn't a friead !u the
Jny Gould's bid on the Cherokee strip
has not yet been made public. .Nor Qseen
The Edmund Sun claims to know posi
tively that Providence is on the aide of
The Journal believes that "Oklahoma
City is a tlrstclasrf city and should have no
Whenever the legislature commences to
get a little dull. Tern!! Rays something
mean and then has to apologise for it.
The woman snn"raj;i&ts stirred up a fear
ful rumpus. Tbe biggest disturbances the
world hiw seen were caused by women.
It Is a good thing that the legislature
doesn't run another month. The mem
bers are setting too tree with one another.
Scarcely a day passes now that the
Bovcrnor does not Hnd back a bit! for
corrections. The governor in a grand
It must havo Interested Grlramer, who
was )ora in the old country, to hear Daa
Jeissy that TerrfH's remarks were net
"germane" to the bill.
The story of the Oklahoma ladiaaa la
indulging in ghost dances with two iaefce
of soow on tbe ground smacks of the in
genious aad impecunious correpoadeaC
A big scheme is on foot whereby everal
thousand of the better cla-M ef emisrants
from Scotland ami EntrlazHl will be isduced
to locate in Oklahoma. It is being looked
after by 1 Reno parties.
An eloping couple from Canadiaa cocaty
were married at Oklahoma City Tuesday.
The gentiemaa km J. JL ari ased
tbtrty-eight, and tbe lady wm Mts Lab
nora "Uaugheny, aged tweaty-oee.
The important fact should aot be over
looked In reading the proceedias ef tbe
Oklahoma legislature, that, ae maUer
how outlandish and uooarotiaa like the
members may act, tbe chaplain never for
gets to pray.
He ay there are cine tbo&saad yoesg
backs in the territory who are easr Urt
clory, aod tbe aid ohiefA eacoerage thep
by telling eterlo of former victonea. lie
tells of three yotisg squaws irfee weat U
reboot three year, anil n iugb &s they rt
utmed. tbv not ea a biaaket aad
1ft the gfeot eteoK. He made tee aeai
meet that the Iftdiaas were better a. mtd
than the odi&ra. HedoMet kor what
tbe prwpecta are inhere he is
A kite shaped mile track will be can
Etracted at Syrecnua. Nh.
Lillian Wilkes, 3:17. i nantttg a oeapie
of ftpitotA, bet it fe thought that ahe will
be oti tbe turf agaiu next mhmm.
to the middle very nat?;rJtr, aad U said to
have a good seat at ta early aeje.
The owner of a mars bred to XxUAl, 3:12,
IaM sjHriac has beat etTerea1 HJW) tor tee
predttoe, providiag that It U a eteUioa.
Patey Cut-tie. wwd by R. W. Crtia,
Abilea-. Kae., ie te be the fta
yeer-old to ester tbe UJX Uet in that Mete.
Zed 1a etvaed aad tretawi by the wife of
a well known tvrfmea. She mem on the
eastern Uaeca ne'er the nam ef Mr. San
burn. K. G. Wmtia, the eOrlsl beodicopfr oti
IrUa rem eaarmm. and well ktkuwa t
Eagliffh sporting rircfea, 4ml in DabtSa
BnHalo will bee a t day' iseetSns ',s
tbe spvtag ef ISM. cnennunrintc aboat May
U. Mr. George JL EageaMe mil kve
things m cbacge.
The Memphis Jtissy dun ben decided to
add fl.ttf) or naore be ell of tbir vru
meeting ttekem. Sometning like VA bor
will winter at that track.
Ed CorrigM, the weetrra tarrfmaa, w
QvA Wf& aad rosfa (or attlti& K i
JVjnaafag at tbe Wt Jo per. CeW
daring a raid oa the buoknsakem.
Micnaei J. thrrer's new eelor nee Ugh I
biae. with a. MeJtee ere en tne baek, uti '
red cap. Is, will be snri te mmmj in fcnw
that these were Starfnr CaW-wett' 4d
Tbe ?Jar Jersey JeefcT t&mb rtant&j
paid t&&M reeriy tax me the ekgr tree.
ry of Ktfc2fcth. wneceee the n proj
erty bferw the etafe ftabhh! Jelf there
psid bat tlK te toxe.
K. H. Ger7im. the facsee jeeksy. store
he at Uwn: a bocn owner, has Isms
rfcttsiar? taw b4ll cm the boefcnaakenu He
eeaseyhe nrcennret Ks-aeeae enrd htm
m a mee in fkkJk hVa te ewe tana tntt
The Melbourne Cap handleap awrrp.
ntakM of 60 aoerign, with W.ttXI er
oreigoa and a trophy vnlned at 180 unrer
eicrna added, over a twe mile eearvr, wan
ran at Melhonrne, AnatrnMa, en Kur. 4,
with the follewlag reanite: Carbine, by
Mttaket, ftrgtt; Highborn, by OrndmtT,
eeowl; Cerrar. by TfewRttohtfir, tibirrt,
Tims, 3&, whtab Im the be Shan ea rut
ord for that eewatry.
DAUGHTER Of EVE.
Jlhoin DrenghUM, the Kngnwh nevelUt,
baa wrftbbm frwenty two bweiu. aW hi 20
Mai. Charlet Green, ef Kentnahr, who
waa twice a wdow btjeor one wad is year
old, hi new 91, aad baa been eix ttu?cs mar
Mr. Stanley baa revived the IODfrdUnsl
fjMhioa anions huii "f wenrlsjr. tbo balr
in a xirapi T" ' ' rlc. and maay foi
lewicc Iwruir.p aJkUdit.
W m m ?yve
Tee la VUUene ef Jle
H ewjee n'tw ypg a ttlJmJtt twpt
i turn a vntvmt sxXMiri it tt jm4. V
IM I KWn numHMU )jrt
Ux P-r ew 'Miut xb. Lis
AJent. 4 nr u .
mulu a Aits ronpt ra.
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