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31. ?I. MUltDOCK. rdHor.
Rome is "getting it in the neck" all
Does the new mayor of Chicago chew
the end of his cane?
The king of Italy will find our our
Porter one he cannot tip.
It is evidently going 10 take a fiat car
to trrnsport Eudini's reply.
Germany likes Buffalo Bill, and Bill is
not entirely oblivious to German beer.
TOO MUCH LAW.
The new Alliance editor of the Leav
enworth Times spells "Wichita "Witch-ita."
The question now is what Jloosier got
the place that the governor of Oregon
Sam Peters conjrratulates himself!
every day that he was not the man whom
Jerry Simpson beat.
Sam Wood objects to thanks being
"showered" upon him. The intimation
of water is disagreeable to him.
There is a peacock in Kewton that has
the whole town a victim of insomnia.
It yowls all the time. They call it Mrs.
Ingalls is getting there. lie took off
his coat the other day and showed his
hired man that he only wore one suspen
The latest cynicism appearing in the
Topeka Journal of late has the mild
scent of paregoric and the suggestion of
Grover Cleveland may find some con
solation in the fact that Harrison is now
further away from the White House
than he is.
A Topeka tailor says that is Peffer has
become too big for the party harness, he
must have swelled tremendously since
he went east.
For a red headed member of the Pres
byterian church in good standing Brother
Harrison is visiting a good many Cali
Cleveland was very mad recently. He
had a private conGdential talk with a
prominent politician and the prominent
politician failed to repeat it to the newspapers.
Tom Reed had hardly reached Rome
before he was heralded with the explo
sion of 230 tons of gunpowder. His
presence, at least at this time, may ex
Cigars, it is s-aid, should always bo
smoked by physicians for a disinfectant.
This offers a man an excuso to ilush up
indignantly when his boorish friend
strikes him for a cigar.
First cousins are not permitted to
marry in Kansas, They must go to Ne
braska and be married and then return.
This is what is called led tape, also leg
islation in favor of railroads.
The people of the United States and of
the several states respectively are be
coming annually more and more restive
of excessive legislation. The business
of the nation is depressed almost con
tinually by the ever lengthening sessions
of congress, each adjournment being
looked forward to by interest with hopes
of relief. So to with the different states.
The internal affairs of every state are
left to drift in a sea of uncertainty while
legislatures are in session. Legislative
liodie3 are seemingly forgetting their
responsibility for common weal and to
the public, becoming considerate of only
their own individual inclinations and
interests which are put forward with the
dictatorial hand of a tyrant, or other
wise conserved by trades and boodle
with but little reference to what their
constituents may be really desiring.
There is too much law making in
America, not only by congress but
by states and municipalities. The
formality of converting a bill into
law by mere motions to suspend
rules, and by attaching bills to other
considered bills as riders, calls for
a revolution of some charactei. The
enactments which really oppress and
outrage people most are those which
have been put through under whip and
gag with no consideration except that
which found its way into the pockets of
the leaders of the guilty legislative
bodies. People of almost every class
dread the meeting of their respective
legislatures, as they do also the meeting
of congress, whose sessions are coming
to fill the entire year. This state of af
fairs does not exist in Englrnd, or in
France, or in Germany. Measures in
tended for laws in those countries must
obtain consent to be even proposed, 1
which involves generally more consider
ation than is often given bills in Amer
ica that are in process of passage. The
trouble in America is loo many slick
scoundrels and polished hounds worm
their way into law-making assemblages
into congress, into legislatures,
into citv councils. There has not
been an instance in ten years of an ad
journment of the legislature that the
people of Kansas have failed to rejoice.
That fact of itself shows not only a dis
trust but that something is wrong. And
Kansas is no exception. The legislature
of Minnesota has just adjourned and this
is the language of the Pioneer-Press:
Today ought to be celebrated through
out the state of Minnesota as a day of
praise and thanksgiving. Everywhere
yesterday men were going about with
joyful countenances and now courage.
They looked like people who had just
heard of the defeat of an invading army
or the checking of a great pestilence.
Every tongue was celebrating the same
event. Ask any intelligent man the
reason of his buoyancy or spirit and the
answer would come quickly: "Thank
heaven, the legislative session is over."
There is ample reason for this rejoic
ing. It is the plain truth that this com
munity has lived, for three months, in as
abject terror as any people under the
sway of an absolute despot. The situa
tion was even more intolerable in one
resnect. for the victims of tvrannv have
felt the last resort of desperate men, the I
right of revolution, while those who
threatened us were the creatures of our
The Kansas City Star contains a care
fully worded editorial deprecating any
rivalry between the city on the east side
of the Kansas line and the city on the
west side of the 3Iissouriline. And now
my brother, thou, the benignant red
headed spirit of enterprise on the north
side of the Kaw, the time prophesied of
the Eagle draweth nigh when the city
that speaks of rivalship will be only des
ignated as "Kansas City, Missouri." The
Kansas City of the future will be a city
of Kansas. As for the Missouri saloons,
my prohibition brother, the star of em
pire "will work 'em woe."
Acres do not govern the country, but
brains, quoth Mr. Chauncey Depew in a
recent interview. Mr. Depew is correct,
abstractly, but he seems not to compre
hend that the two go together in most
harmonious unison; that, in fact, the
occupation and control of acres necessa
rily implies the presence of brains. As
a sharp bit of sarcasm the observation
may be taken a3 quite clever, but that
line of argument(?) isn't just the sort to
capture the section of the country char
acterized by the profound railroad presi
dent as "acres."
Seems like Mr. Cleveland is haying a
haid time of it getting hi3 views on the
silver question before the country in
proper and satisfactory form. In view
of the absorbing interest(r) the country
feels in what Mr. Cleveland thinks it
would be a good scheme for him to take
a day off from being interviewed, which
appears to be his principal vocation, and
commit to paper, with his own strong
right hand, his views upon this absorb
ing question. In a word, adopt the
Kansas idea and issue a manifesto.
the servant of the political lords of the
east, and has to submit to their dictum.
This is so oppressive there will be a polit
ical rebellion as in the days of slavery,"
and as the interests of "the west and
south are identical, being producers,
when the south lays aside her prejudices
over the dead issues of the past, she will
unite with the west, and they unitedly
will break down the crushing monopo
lies of the east.
A very important step tending in
this direction and one of the most
advantageous to the people west of
the Mississippi river, is the opening
of a deep water harbor at Galveston,
Tex., with all the advantages in rates as
that of New York. The distance to New
York is so great that we cannot compete
with more eastern states in the shipment
of our vast products to European mar
kets. This new opening brings us a sea
port within a convenient distance, and
turns the tide of our products from the
far off east to the near southwest. Chi
cago will be about the center of these
important points. This to Kansas, with
her large yields of grain, beef and pork,
will be of incalculable advantage; and
with her rich soil, mild and healthful
climate and other advantages, will give
her a boom that will be permanent. Al
ready arrangements are being consum
mated for the erection of mammoth
grain elevatora here for the shipment of
grain to Galveston, which, with the large
packing houses and stock yards already
in operation, will make Wichita the
greatest shipping point in the state.
The Kansas City Times has the temer
ity to assert that "there are at least two
Missouri towns which are appreciatively
reading Bob Burdette's
"The boodlera cams down
LUto a wolf on the fold.
Arid they scooped la the silver
And greenbacks and gold."
Of course it was not necessary for the
Times to name both of the towns, every
body knows one of them on general prin
ciples; but it was unfair to all the other
towns in that state save one for it to
thus smirch them all by indirection.
A Safe Leader.
From ttie'Burrton Graphic.
Some of the Kansas newspapers, led
by the Wichita Eagle are very sarcastic
in the criticisms of the commercial con
gress which was in session in Kansas
City last week.
When tho peoplo of one of our big
cities will elect a man who smokes cigar
ettes over a warrior who once challenged
tho queen of England in her own terri
tory, it is time to locate our patriotism.
The Eagle which fought the Kansas
City commercial congress from tho start,
and which was conspicuously alono in
such opposition, now finds s..ores of
papers and the public men blasting tho
humbug every day.
Tho Memphis Commercial belittled
President Harrison with unworthy criti
cisms and ill-natured flings. But tho
southern press as a whole treated him
courteously, in man' instances with a
warmth of friendship.
They are having a big time trying to
impeach that rough old outspoken Union
soldier, Judgo Botkiu. Tho prosecution
may "bust" Botkin financially lie says
it will take everything he has got in rhe
world to make tho defeuse but they
will fail to scare him.
Daniel De Leon, a French socialist, is
now in Kansas preaching practical com
muuionism under tho head of socialism
ho claiming that the Fanners Alliance
will soon bo ready to take that socialistic
step. If America ever comes under tho
Among the noteworthy incidents of the
Into election is the fnct that Mayor
Clement, of Wichita, who was a candidate
for re-election whs badly defeated. The
particular tiling which makes this note
worthy is that Mayor Clement was a
strong resnbmissionist. Ho stumped the
state on that issue last fall. Lyons Re
publican. The noteworthy point in the foregoing
item is that the parson who wrote it did
not know what ho was talking about and
diew upon his imagination for a con
clusion. Mi . Clement was and is a repre
sentative resnbmissionist, but so also
were and are two of his rivals for the
mayoralty one of them tho successful
candidate while tho anti-resubmission
candidate was tho hindmost ono in tho
race. In a word, the question of resub
mission had nothing to do with the case.
Unless some one feels impelled, by an
irresistable impulse, to whack Wichita,
and Resubmission over Wichita's
shoulder, it is hoped that this, about the
dozenth statement of the facts, will
suffice to put an effectual period to this
bit of misrepresentation that has been
on the go ever since the election.
Tho Champion is not vain enough to
assume that it did any more than its share
towards precipitating this radical change
of front among the journals and parties
aforesaid on this issue, but it certainly
did something it lead off. It was the
first Republican newspaper in Kansas and
the west to recognize the infamy of Mc
Kinleyism. Atchison Champien.
Talk of that kind is cheap and to a
great majority of your readers is very
cheap, but the Eagle will wager a sec
tion of its job office, or of its bindery, or
its lithographing establishment that tho
Cnampion did not lead off in the fight
against the McKinley bill.
Speaker Reed Among: the Natives.
From the Chlcaso Mall,
If Speaker Reed has not forgotten his
old tricks, Americans may expect to
read a cablegram from Rome one of these
day3 announcing that an American
tourist created a scene in the chamber of
deputies by pounding upon the railing of
the visitors' gallery and shouting to
Minister Rudini: "Tho gentleman will
please proceed in order. Order! Order!
The house will be in order."
The Tyranny of Fashion.
From the New York Recorder.
Such is tho tyranny of fashion, as a
matter of cold fact, in the last decade of
the nineteenth century, that the sensi
ble women of New York city who feel a
disinclination to sweep the streets with
their walking dresses are autually afraid
.to havo their length reduced for fear of
being pointed out as not only "being out
of the fashion" but as coming from "the
country." There seems to be a sort of
genial conspiracy among the purveyors
of feminine attire to enforce this edict
the head. The monster was seven feet in
length and twenty-three inches in circum
ference. The bead was as large as the flat
of a man's iiand, the fangs three inches
in length, while it had nineteen
rattles. Full-bloods who have lived
in this section for many years declare that
it was the largest snake ever seen in the
country, and it is believed to be the larg
est ever killed in the Indian territory. The
rattles, with buttons, indicate an age of
o ver 20 years.
Oklahoma Citv Journal: Harlan, and
probably all now'confined in the jiil who-
nave been convicted, will be sentenceu to
day. The jail is overcrowded, and it is de
sirable to get. the convicted ones removed
to Wichita. The commission appointed to
examine Harlan with reference to his san
ity reported that he was of sound mind.
The commission was composed of Drs.
Black, Dewey and Thompson. The federal
law requires in cases where the sanity of a
convicted person i& questioned that the
court inquire into It and report to the sec
retary ol the interior, who may, if the par
ty is pronounced insane, have bim trans
ferred to an insane hospital. It is said
that unless the estate is willed away from
hira he will, in a few years at most, fal
heir to an estate valued at a quarter of
New York Press: The Chickasaw na
tion of Indians, under the rocenc sale of
some 3,000,000 acres of land in Indian terri
tory to the government, will got ?2 ,991,500
from the United States treasury, if the
commissioners to receive the mon ey have
not already been paid that amount. Said
C. A. Smith, of St. Louis, yesterday:
"The government got the land at much
less than it was worth, simply because,
under the government treaty with the
Chickasaw nation, it was imp ossible to
spII the land to private individuals. There
was a syndicate made up, of which S. B.
Elkins was the representative, which
offered $5 an acre for this land. That
meant nearly $15,000,000. Every possible
effort was made to get this offer accepted
by the government, but there was no way
in which it could be done. I had some in
terest in the pool, and know something
about the disposition of tho money that
theChickasaws will receive. I believe Judge
Love and the other Chickasaw com
missioner are now in Washington closing
ud the transaction. The Chickasaw peo
ple, bb I understand it, get only about one
lourth of the entire amount, out of which
attorneys fees are to be paid. There will
be about $700,000 to be divided among the
6,000 persons who comprise the nation
that is, a little over $116 apiece, the man
with a large family, you see, gets a good
pull at the payment, while the young
bucks get left. The Chickasaws have
about 8,000,000 acres left after this transac
tion, and I understand they would like to
sell half of it, but it would certainly be
only fair to them that the government
should allow them to sell it to private individuals."
Sanaparilla is the best medicine to take
in the spring. Possessing just those powers
to purify the blood, create an appetite and
build up the system, which nearly everybody
needs, Hood's Sarsaparilla is the Meal Spring
Medicine. Be sure to get Hood's; do not bo
induced to buy anything else.
Sanaparilla is entitled to your favorable
consideration for the great good it has done
many people in your own town, even among
your personal friends. The least inquiry will
bring to your notice well known people who
" Jhink tho world of Hood's Sarsaparilla."
Sanmpnrilla has by itslposltive merit
pained such a hold upon the confidence of
the people that they refuse even the most
earnest requests of clerks to try "our own''
or some other substitute medicine, and firmly
insist upon having Hood's Sarsaparilla.
Sarsaparilla will do you an enormous
amount of good just now, by purifying jour
blood and building up your system so that
you will "tide over" the depressing effects
of milder weather, and escape " that tired
feeling," so common when tho seasons
change. Try It.
Sarsaparilla is prepared by a Combina
tion, Proportion, and Process Peculiar to It
self, and by v.'hich the full medicinal strength i
of all the ingredients used is retained. Hood's
Sarsaparilla thus possesses curative power
Peculiar to Itself.iand accomplishes remark
able cures where other medicines fall.
Sanaparilla is carefully prepared Ira
Sarsaparilla, Dandelion, Haadrake, Deck,
Juniper Berries, and otfeor wellknowa Tegs
table remedies, every ingredleafc betas car,
fully selected and every .step of preparation
being carefully watched with a view to ob
taining the best possible resale.
Sanaparilla will cure, when in the pow
of medicine. Scrofula. Bait JUxeum, Scald
head, Sores, Boils, Pimples, all Humors,
Dyspepsia, Biliousness, Sick Headache, In
digestion, General Debility, Catarrh, Malaria,
Uheumatism, Kidney and LiretComplalata,
Pnranparilln has never before'jbeen to
loudly praised as now. Having rapidly won
its way to tho front, it is the lcadingblood
puriaer and tonic medicine all over tho
country, the sales of Hood's Sarsaparilla far
exceeding those of all other sarsaparillas
and blood puriliers.
BUYING A HORSE.
The Topeka Capital in an editorial
names nine papers in the state as Republi
can exponents. The editorial was copied
in nine papers the next week. Rather sin
gular coincident. Clay Center Times.
About a year ago the New York Sun
did a cleverer thing than that. It essayed
to name one hundred of tho leading pa
pers of the country, but in fact only
mentioned by name ninety-nine. The
trick was that each of the ninety-nine
papers published tho list and of course
added the Sun to make up the hundred.
But, then, tho Capital is a modest paper
as compared to the Sun.
FACTS RESPECTING KANSAS.
THE STORAGE SYSTEM.
rule of a hereditary crown supported by
an aristocracy and an armv it will be of i
the seeds sown by consent "of tho people naSDem its excessive cost over the wire
An exhibition of the storage battery
system of propelling street cars, was
given on Friday, in St. Joe, Mo., which
seems to have been decidedly successful,
judging from the published accounts.
The car used was found to be capable of
ruuning at any deaired speed up to fif
teen miles an hour. This is getting verv
close to rapid transit on clear roads. The
chief objection to the storage 6vstem
by such foreigners as De Leon, Most and
It is confounded strange that there
should be so many strikes and labor com
plications occurring just now through
out the country over the question of
wages, in the face of tho fact that the
McKinley bill (one of the chief objects of
which was to maintain, aud wherever it
could be done, advance tho pay of wage
earners) is just getting into operation.
But of such is tho perplexities of our
economic system mado up.
The New York State Alii inco adopted
the St. Louis platform, the Ocala declara
tion of principles and several other
equally unpractically resolves and de
mands, but it did a mighty sensible
thing in declaring against the expediency
of forming a third party, believing, as it
says that the work of the Alliance can bo
carried on mora advantage by non-partisan
voting. If vise counsel prevails
that will be the ultimate conclusion of
If government bimtL, draw lug interest on
a gold bas-is were bought with paper
money at a time when the men who were
perilling their lieitomake those bonds
valuable were paid in a depreciated cur
rency, then why can not paper monev be
used now for current coninn-rcial purposes
And if it can be what objection is there to
legal tenders? Atchison Champion.
Your question as to the currency is an
swered in yesterdcy's dispatches from
Washington Citv, wherein it was an
nounced that tho secretary of the treas
ury has perfected a plan by which he is
to exchange $18,000,000 of subsidiary
Eilver coin for treasury notes with which
latter to meet current expenses of the
government as far as they "will co.
system, but it i claimed that this is re
moved in the system tested in St. Joe;
that it is fully as economical in every way
as the cheapest overhead wire system
now in use. There seems to be little
doubt that the storage system will super
sede the others, ere Jong, and it is be
lieved by many that it will be applied to
the standard railways of the couutrv at
no distaut dav.
This week's issue of the Colwich Cour
ier contains a brief editorial paragraph
expressing both surprise and gratification
at the appearance in last Saturday's
Eagle of the addender to the New York
Sun's poetio satyr on James G. Blaine,
which was credited in tho Eagle's com
ment to "some poetical genius.'' The
graitication was caused by the appear
ance of the poem in the Eagle, and the
surprise was at "the omission of proper
credit." The Eagle craves pardon from
its bright and enterprising cotemporary
for the omission of its name, The poetic
excerpt was taken from the co lumns of
tho Courier, but not being aware that
its editor was the happy possessor of tho
diviue afflatus, and the production ap
pearing in immediate connection with
the Sun poem, with nothing special to
indicate that it wa3 original with the
Courier, the writer hereof used it, taking
care to give the writer thereof his appre
ciation of the effort.
Mr. J. S. Clarkson, the new president
of the National Republican League in
his Boston Herald interview, did not ex
press a preference by name for the
party's candidate for president in IS92,
but his word picture of the ideal candi-
From Ice PHtsburc, Pa., Christian Advocate.
KEV. J. F. XESLEY.
As many in the east appear to have a
special guardianship of the interests of
Kansas, thsir affection, like that of an
over-sensitive father, frequently excites
in them an undue fear respecting our in
terests that is not appreciated by those
hero who see things as they are. "While
"distance lends enchantment to the
scene," it also lends much exaggeration.
Your eastern papers are so liberal in their
representation aud comments on "Kan
sas mortgages," "crop failures," and the
suffering of the people, it is no wonder
that many regard this as "a land of
deepest shades," and that it should bo
given up to "tho moles and bats." It is
true, we had a severe drought the past
season, which injured the corn and po
tato crops; but this, perhaps, was no
worse here than in Ohio; while the
wheat and oat crops were very large,
with an average crop of fruit. The
great advance in the price of grain this
season, with tho millions of bushels on
hand of tho previous year, has brought
to our farmers double tho amount re
ceived from the former abundant crop,
and has placed them in much better
condition. Hence, more mortgages
have been lifted than in any former
year,and the large acreage of wheat now
in the ground is looking tho most prom
ising for an abundant yield.
People at a distance make no distinc
tion between eastern and western Kan
sas. The state is 400 miles from east to
west, and about 150 miles of the western
part, bordering on Colorado, is subject
to crop failures, while the other parts of
the state are no more uncertain than
Ohio. Thousands entered lands in the
western part, made some little improve
ments, mortgaged them for all they
could get, and then abandoned them.
The few remaining, being destitute, ciy
for aid, while the whole is charged to
Kansas without distinction, and the peo
ple of the other parts of the state have !
to bear tho reproach of these dishonest
and unfortunate ones of the west. This
with tho acceleration gained by dis
tance, makes a fearful picture "when
it reaches the far east. Hence, the
poor, hardworking tenant of the east,
who labors unremittingly to pay his
high rent and gets nothing ahead, is de
terred from coming where he would
soon have a home of Ins own and be
"monarch of all he surveyed,"' and yet
not be "put out of humanity's reach."
The general stringency in finances at
the present time bears unproportionately
neavv on us nere. As the policy of the
east is to draw the money from the west
to keep up Wall street speculations,
there is not money enough in the west
to carry on her legitimate business. "We
have to support an oppressive tariff,
beneficial to eastern manufacturers
alone, without any advantage to the
western agriculturalist. This" constant
drain on the west is becoming so burden
some that the people are getting restless.
Political matters are shaping themselves,
the people are rising in mass, and this
unjust discrimination between the east
and west will bo adjusted on a more
equal basis. Our legislatures will
not pass laws ignoring the rights of
money-loaners, or repudiating just
debts, but will try to regulate matters to
the benefit of all concerned. The signs
Buddhism in Boston.
From the New York Ho mid.
The truth is a Boston man wants
something a good deal profounder than
Christianity for his mighty intellect to
wrestle with. Buddha can enmesh him
in the web of intellectual ecstacy, can
tell him weird, ghostly stories of a
thousand reincarnations in tho past and
promise him a thousand more in tho
timp to come. Therefore Buddha is
warmly welcomed. Ho is so full of
mj'stery that if you attempt to under
stand him you totter on the delighful
brink of insanity, and get so mixed up
that you can't tell whether you are the
wisest man that ever lived or a driveling
idiot. For these reasons he is full of
facination better than the dreams of
opium or tho hysterics of hashish, a
perfect leg taugler, so to speak.
Tho Grip, What Is It?
From tho Oklahoma Hawk.
The above question was asked in the
Eagle one day this week, aud then an
answer attempted which wo deem an
utter failure. We have had the grip,
and we know a good deal about it. In
the first place it is a conglomerated mass
of affliction, and means good to neither
man nor beast and has no hesitency in
demanding its pound of flesh and taking
it; it toys with a man for several days
and makes him feel sick at heart and
act as though he had been disappointed
in lovo. And when it leaves, his joint3
are sore and he rather suspicions that
several different brands of rheumatism
have been experimenting with hira or
that he has been shot in the back of the
neck with a stuffed stocking. He feels
worse than a Republican when ho
thinks of the 52d congress, and
mean enough to organize an amateur
band, yes the grip makes a man feel bad.
We would rather hold the next number
to a man who drew $10,000 in a lottery,
attend a home talent concert or spend a
week in Perkins than to have another
attack. Tho grip is peculiar in that
some things are too insignificant for it to
notice. Now there is Man-Af rald-of-His-White-Pants
and his partner Dan Posey
Foot that are enjoying splendid health.
A W. C. T. U. has been organized in
New lawyers are coming into Oklahoma
Nobody can stand up with Beo Gathrey
for wit in the territorj.
New potatoes are on the market in Okla
homa City. Think of that!
Kingfisher calls attention to the erection
of a fifty-barrel flouring mill.
The stockmen in Beaver county are ar-
ranging for sheep shearing. r
The first week of court at Stillwater
quashed forty-two indictments. j
There were seventeen convictions in the ;
Payne county court this term.
Couch was buried a year ago last Wed
nesday; just a year after the opening.
It is a cold day in Okiohoma when the j it, and look around the legs Instead of the
county commissioners m uuanoma con t ; head and neck itvrill be best to find sotne,
get left. or comethint? to make him believe that von
are not a greenhorn. Then ask the follow-
Some Valuable Rules to Be Followed in
In case you have fully and firmly decided
to buy a family horse, and nothing on the
faco of this earth, or above or below it,
will cause you to chnnge your mind, be
careful to observe certain rules and be
guided by certain fixed principles.
It may shock you to be told that there
are many reasons why you should try a
white horso, but wait and see. In the first
place, the boy who takes care of him has
to put in more work for his wages, and
that's a rebate for you. In the next, you
can see him if out driving in a dark night,
whereas you couldn't tell whether a black
horse was in front or behind you.
Thirdly, if you happen to go out to the
barn of a night, your white horse defined
his position, whereas you are quite liable to
blunderup ngainst the heels of a black one
and get hurt. If you are driving around
town your white horse can be seen a mile
away, and the ambulance, fire engines,
brick and ice wagons can get ready to turn
into the side streets and avoid being run
down. Lastly, you can wear any colored
socks or suspenders while driving a white
horse and always combine harmony and
effect. Whenever you tee a man with a
blue necktie driving a sorrel pacer, you may
bo sure that he knows nothing about har
mony of dress.
Do not advertise your want, but casually
mention to some friend that if ho hears of
something extra good and cheap he might
mention it, though you are in no hurry to
buy. It will surprise you to find out how
many good things your friend knows of in
the way of horseflesh, and how anxious ho
is to do you a kindness. The first horse
will be around to your house in exactly
Don't get the idea that everybody in
town wants to sell his nag. Not nioro
than one-half of tho horses will bo sent
around to you.
The first point to settle is tho price. You
are willing to pay ?200. Every man with a
horse is willing to sell for $230, which is, of
course, a sacrifice of nt least fifty dollars
on his part. It is a sad thing to see a man
have to knock off fifty dollars from tho
actual value of the best family horse in the
world, but you are not advised to shed any
tears over it. In the course of an hour, if
you exhibit proper firmness and indiffer
ence, yon can beat him down to your fig
ure. You feel that 3-011 are robbing him,
ana tnnt, it, is a mean action on yonr part,
bnt feelings don't connt in buying a hon-e.
Now, first examine tho animal's mouth.
If there are any tenpenny nails between
his teeth, or he has a piece of boot leg laid
away alongside of his cheek for a quid, he'd
a hearty feeder und nil right. The black
spots on the teeth indicate the horse's ace.
If there are only three, then he is a 3-year-old.
If there are sixty, then he is a 0-year-old.
The eyes come next. Be sure that his
sight is all right, and that he won't take a
dancing bear or a minstrel parade for a
load of new hay coming in town from Tay
lor township. The best way to try a
horse's vision is to stand off with a piece
of board and make as if yon would hit him
across the nose.
The feet have considerable to do with a
horse, as ho is popularly supposed to walk
around on them. Look out for qnarter
cracks, half cracks and whole cracks. Don't
pay as ranch for a quarter crack as a whole
one. The frog of the foot should be located
jomewhero near the center in a good horse.
Then look for ringbones and spavins.
Take the chances that the other fellow
doesn't know any more than you do about
Snrnnparilln is ono of the greatest racdl-
feeling, whether caused by change of season,
climate or life, and gives great IkhUI y, nerve,
mental and digestive strength. It may truly
be said of Hood's Sarsaparilla thatit "makija
the weak strong." Try it this season.
Sitrnapnrilin has been recognized by the
people as an-honest medicine at an honest
price, honestly recommended ior troubles
which It honestly cures. This is the secret
of its marvellous success, aud this is hy
"Words of Praise "for Hood's Sanaparilla
aro heard on every hand.
Saranpnrilln demonstrates its peculiar
merit hi the scrofulous and impuro blood
made rich and pure, in the relk"-f it gives from
the itching and burning of salt rheum, in tho
relief from misery, and satisfaction nt meals
experienced by tho former sufferer from dys
pepsia and indigestion.
Mnmaparillanbo shows its curative power
in the happiness of those cured of malaria
and catarrh, In the buoyancy of spirits aud
good appetite enjoyed by those recently Ured
and run down. It Is by such results ns these
that Hood's Sarsaparilla makes its hosts of
friends and admirers.
Knmapnrilla has a record of cures un-
cines in the world, not only excellent as a i equalled by any other medicine. Ithas cured
woou punuer, out ior an oilier female com- the most severe cases of scrofula w hen other
plaints, even if of long standing. I say this medicines failed to do any good whatever.
ior me neneiu; oi an otner Ured out, hard
working women." Mrs. 31. A. Scarlett,
North file, Mich.
Snrnnpnrilla gives such excellent satis
faction that druggists say whenever they sell
a bottle to a new customer they are reasona
bly sure to see 1dm baek soon after more a
certain indication tliat tho medicine has
proven beneficial. To rcalke its merit, tryja
bottlo yourself. De sure to get
j Full details of cures will bo sent any who
desire it and who will send address to
C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, 3Iass.
Sarnapnrilln is thoonly medicine of which
"100 Hoses One Hollar" can truly bo said.
A bottle of Hood's Sarsapartlla contains 100
does and will hut a month, whllo other
preparations last from one to two weeks;
therefore Hood's Sarsaparilla combines
economy and strength.
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lua eunur oi me vjn.iiiiuuj ji.j u.u.l-uc
of the times portend important changes j
".j uuuum; .u wiuie tut; uuniiuui ui.
slavery, and it would be well for our
statesmen to stop and read. The lines
between the cast and the west will be as
date hears a very striking resemblance to defuutelv drawn n thrwA Vwtn:n t!i
L'ocle Jercr Rusk, don't jou tiini? north. aM the south. Tho wejt is cpw i djgrcjjej jgj
beloncs to the G. A. R. Now who would
have thought that?
There are not more than three towns in
Oklahoma which do not promise to have
cotton gins before fall.
"A million acres for cattle syndicates,
bnt not one foot for the people's dead,"
says the Oklahoma City Gazette.
It is conceded by the Oklahoma City
papers that the merchants of Guthrie are
the best advertisers in the territory.
A mysterious phrase in the Beaver Ad
vocate. Green crass; cattle lick them
selves till the hair stands the wrong way
The Commercial club of Guthrie ha.
ordered 30.000 circulars printed setting
forth the advantages o Guthrie and the
The prisoners in the Oklahoma City jail
Hiem unusu-illy anxious to get out. A
second attempt at escape was made Wed
nesday night. Tner set the building
where they were confined afire.
Lawrence Journal: The young men of
Oklahoma njRTtiink the decision of Judce
Green to the eifect that women may hold
office there is a hard blow to them, but
they 3hould remember the great number!
of ambitious young women wno will 0
there becane of the lgl declaration. Jf
a man can't get office himself, tb next
best thing is to marry a woman who cac
Arkansas Taller Democrat: One morn
ing l&sz week Lewis Watson wblla cross
ing a ledge of rock in the territory saw as
enormous rattlesnake, which lay torpid
from the effect of cold. The snak w
"Has he ever been eick?"
"Does he crib?"
"Does he kick?"
"Has he ever run awayj"
"You couldn't bc&t& him into such a
"Will he EtandJ"
"Like a rock."
"Afraid of anything?"
"Nothing on earth."
"What's his bet record?"
Can my wife drive him?"
Walking Versus CyeHn.
Some think that cycling is n substitute
for the use of one's legs in the way most
natural. It is certainly a faster method of
getting over the ground; in other respects
it is vastly inferior to the old oritrinal form
of exercLse. Even the accomplished cycliit "
cannot help letting his thoughts center
upou his machine, and the various hazards
to which he and it are exposed. Is the hill
in front too steep to ride up? Is the hill
below steep enough to permit of an aban
donment of the treadles and a surrender to
that voluptuous pleasure of brisk motion
through space, which has something moro
than humanly agreeable about it? Will
those children there get out of the way in
time, or is he the rider to have the burden
of boyslaughter upon his soul ? And so on.
In truth the cyclist is not half the man
that the pedestrian is at tho time of their
respective exercise. Tho pedestrian can
whistle and swing his stick, and look to
the right and left of hira, peep with sweet
deliberation into the cottage by tho way,
wherein he sees a smooth cheek and a glad
blue eye, which to the cyclist, urged on by
his fate, are a mere flash of possibilities
and the next moment nothing at all. The
cyclist sees too much and too little. He
may have a fair general knowledge of the
country he has sped through; but of the
details he can recount little. It is no such
immenge achievement to watch the scurry
ingof the yellowhammer from ono point of
the hedge to another five yards farther,
then another five yards on, until at length,
as if it were out of patience with the harm
lessness of the advancing bipod, it whistles
off obliquely toward a turnip field.
Still .he man afoot may take an intfrefct
in birds; or if he be n lover of plant he
may see a score of kinds amid the under
growth of the hedge at a single protracted
look; aye, and without any fuss stoop down
and examine them. The cyclist, on the
other hand, has a confused vbdon of
greenery and plowed fields or ripening
grain. It is as if he had taten his dinner
in one uncomely heap, soup, joint, tho wing
of a fowl and a tart or two all being jum
bled horribly together. All the Year
any in Europe; we have cany and comfort
able access to it. The only thing we need
to do now is to correct our imagination,
which has been led astray. Our poets can
at least do this for us. Charles Dudley
Warner in Ilarper'u.
Iii o Dauber.
Mrs. Chugwater Look out, Josiahl I'm
going to throw at those hens.
Mr. Chugwater (alurmed) Where are
"Right behind you."
(Ueheved) "P'iro away, Sumautha, flro
away.'' Chicatco Tribune.
A father who is fond of telling his little
on about the famous men of old time was
talking the other day about one of his fa
vorite heroes, Philip of Macr-doit.
"I think he should havo been called
'Philip tho Great,' " he haid.
Just nt that moment Aunt Sally, the
colored bervant, came in. She caught the
last tbree worthJ.
"Fill up de grate?" she cried "Why. I'm
jes' put a hod c' i.-oaJ nf Youth' Companion.
The Good Old Taihton.
The enchantment of distance, like ths
haze of Indian summer, is undeniable, but
it is atmospheric It is not a part of the
thing seen, it is tho rncdhxra through
which we tee it. The old fashioned win
ter is such a winKr ag tometimes occurred
when there was not a new fashioned wha
ler thai is to say, that sometimes winter
was mild, sometimes Mvere, as it is now.
But there is no good old fashioned quality
heroism, fli sacrifice, manly persist
ence, truthfulness and honor in ail deal
ing which ha3 gone oat of faAlcca.
Genius, indeed, fluctuates from age to
are. There are t pladid f poena of art and
literature thearsof Perictee,cf Aagastoa,
oi uic JU7JJU, vi r.iifjptc; oat .oo Kf s of
character, cf public and private virtue. Is
perpetnaL One voice may whi5T that
j the Decal&gne and the golden rule hare
J nothing to do with politics. But a greater
I voice, swelling Into a chorea cf conviction.
feuences ;; oy saying u poutio are moral
princpi3S applied to public affairs. The
beauty of the moral nxdvcr&e, liter that of
vifdble nature, never becomes old fah.on.
ed. George William Curtis in H&rcrX
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Biscuit, Griddle Cakes, PiUubte
Ho ethsT bikiaj pswdsr doa rjch trcsk.
"Right up to an elephant, if fibs wants I
'o Winter Climate 14fe Oar Owe.
v- 1 .-. " jj;i tiiiaaus eiairwfcer to
"How is he on shoe?'" , compare with that found in oarextr7se
"Say! I was goinz to speak to you about wuthwert or in iC-xioo, and ti sooner we
that. He only seeds Khoacg twice a year, j put this fact into pory tad iitwratoreand
Never saw a horw; o easy on ekces." ' ts;n to make a tradition of ith; btw
"Looks hke a heaTy feeder." -j will ii i ior our pwuw of ind aadVorooV
"Bnt he isn't. Sixquarwcf oats and a chilaren. .ncd if ths coaticsnt doe tus
pinch of hay daily wUl keep him rolling tati&fy us, there lie the Wmk, IndLta within
fat" i afsTrbcurVwUi, wjtii 4I the laxurtaao
Then yon guarantee kirn all srrond" and g-n!Iiry at tbe tropin. We are oalj
"I do. If there's one aisgl thing wrong f hif mw3icipt2 Jfft. We nr iil apt u
with that hor I d&n't ka-r 'n the world tawraieh the Imaooation of
"Well, I guess Pli tak Ms." JlcxUsd. srnet literature tre Adopted, or
And he'll turn oat to be jest as good a I of Germany.
horseasif yon had gose ot to a nature 1 To th; hieak lzzdx Italr wapar-
Boma night, hut year yw and Sung a j di. and waa 0 nE? by X wb had to
stone, and cried oct tai vca'd t&keths i co&estian at iif.rwtt,mif f... .-
la tfcs zaiaaile itH luturnA la 1 k&rc a jriair !? Df Si?k fl(n,l
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