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February 3, 1881.
An Unusual Cue.
We were lately tola of life insurance eae
that was decidedly ont of the ninal nm of
inch cases, and struck us as being both original
and sensible. Henry Clay Williams, of Topelta,
brother of Archie Williams, is in the last stages
of consumption, and cannot last nwre than a
brief time, at farthest. He knows it, talks about
it, and philosophiies on it. When in health, he
was an express agent, and belonged to the Ex
pressmen's Mutual Insurance Association, or
whatever it was called, being one of those asso
ciates which pay a member's family a specified
amount, upon his death, to be made np by assess
ments upon all the members. Williams determin
ed that he was dead to all intents and purposes,
and recently went to the head officers of his as
sociation, pnt in the claim that he was dead,
and demanded the amount of his insurance. He
produced the certificate of a physician, pronounc
ing him practically if not actually dead. The
company, after some consideration, decided that
the claim was correct, and paid him the two thou
sand dollars to which he was entitled. He made
the application as administrator of his own es
tate, and is now settling up his estate, as such
administrator. He is straightening up all his
aflairs, making arrangmenta to bury himself,
and planning to leave his wife and one or two
children in as good circumstances as he possibly
And why is this not the best way, after allt
H has a disease that is certain death, and that
soon. The money would have to be paid in a
few months, at farthest, and this short time in
advance wrongs no'jody. But it puts him in a
condition to pass away in comfort, to straighten
np his worldly a&idrs, to bnry himself, and to
leave something for his family, instead of having
it withheld on quibbles after his death, consum
ed in litigation, or stolen by administrators or
holders of trumped Op claims.
A Ciiaxce Xezdkd. Of all the persistent,
dogged, intense electioneering, that for Coad
Overseers in this Township beau all the State
or National elections wo ever saw. A candidate
for Boad Overseer, as a rule, would sell his soul
or betray Christ for votes. Instead of throwing
these Township elections back with the State
and County elections, the Legislature should
separate the election of Road Overseers even
from the Township elections. The law contem
plates or intends that persons shall vote for
Koad Overseers only fur the District in which
they live. But such a contest is usually got up
In two or three Districts, that half the voters of
the Township become interested, and vote for the
candidates of those Districts. A separate day
should be fixed fur the election of Road 0 crseers,
to be held at some school-house in the District;
this would prei eut any but residents of the Dis
trict from voting, and the people could decide their
own contest, without interference from ontside.
Or, still better, the County Commissioners or
other certain County officers should be empower
ed to appoint Road Overseers. In this way, the
most competent and honest men would hold the
office. The struggle for this little office creates
the suspicion that there is a fat job in it. Such'
is doubtless the case ; for we learn that one Road
0rseer, at the last meeting of tho Township
Board, drew warrants fur over $200, for services
on the roads. Let ns have a change.
OniTCAnr rocrnr. Obituary poetry is usu
ally the very worst stuff that can be written,
and is tho very hardest to refuse to pnblish. A
majority of people who loso friends by death,
seem to be in a manner soothed and consoled
if a few verses are composed and published to
the memory of the deceased ; and it is a very
nnpleasaut matter to refuse so slight a favor as
publishing such verses, although well knowing
that they will be subjected to ridiculo and to
rude remarks. It is getting to be so common,
that some rural poet writes verses to the memory
of almost every one that dies, old or young. We
are actually ashamed of much of the stuff of this
kind that we publish, and only wonder that the
friends of the dead do not feel the same way. A
gentleman once requested ns not to pnblish a po
em that had been sent inonthedeathofa mem
ber of his family. We admired his good sense,
and complied with his request, although greatly
to the disappointment of the well-meaning poet.
These verses are usualiy some poem which the
writer has seen or heard, and has been altered
to suit the occasion, and to make it read non
sensical and ridiculous. We have long been on the
point either of rejecting all snch contributions,
or charging an advertising fee for the infliction.
Wc hope the practice will be abandoned, except
in rare and peculiar cases. It is no compliment
to the dead.
Temperance Legislation. The wild Texas
steers of tho temperance elements are more likely
defeat all temperance legislation than to effect
They want to overdo it, and make laws so
stringent as to be inoperative, or render them
unconstitutional even under the amendment.
One proposes a law to prevent persons from as
sociating to purchase liquor to be brought into
the State. Another proposes to make it a crime
to drink liquor. Another proposes to compel a
physician to make affidavit to every prescription
ho gives for liquor, swearing that it is for medi
cinal purposes. Thero is a strong common sense
feeling in tho Legislature, even among temper
ance members, who are not in favor of running
the thing into the ground; and nnless the wild
steers agree to something within the bonnds of
reason, tho chances are that there will be no
laws passed on the subject, and St, John will be
left with a naked amendment on his hands. The
Constitutional amendment prohibits the man
ufacture or sale of liquor in the State. The Su
preme Court would be pretty apt to sit down on
any law prohibiting men from bringing it from
other States fur their own use, or from drinking
A MuurrBEiiKNSiox Corrected. Many per
sons seem to labor under the idea that we are
pnshetl to find matter to fill our paper. On the
contrary, largo as it is, the trouble is to find
room for what we have to put in it. Scarcely a
week passes but we are compelled to leave over
several columns of matter actually crowded
out. County items are always given room, but
we have no space to spare for correspondents to
quarrel, and slash at one another. We cannot
permit it. We resene the right to do all the
quarreling. Neither is it worth while to writo
three or four large foolscap pages merely for the
sake of writing something. We threw aside sev
eral contributions of the kind, this week. One
of the subjects badly exhausted, is in reference
to the little problem somebody said Ed. Heeney
couldn't solve. The public generally are not in
terested in what little arithmetical question cer
tain country school teachers slipped np in at
temiting to work out. We want items local
How Adoct Sam. LArrixl Chili has com
pletely defeated and prostrated Peru, and will
dictate such terms to her as she chooses. Sam.
Lappin is a refugee in Peru. Tom. Osborn,
who was Governor of Kansas when Lappin com
mitted his school bond forgeries, and who offered
a reward for his arrest, is a United States Minis-
tcr to Chili. Tom is influential in that Bepub-1
lie, and has been intrusted with important mat-
ters of negotiation between that and other na
tions. Now, suppose he should put it into the
heads of the powers of Chili to include in her de
mands that Peru shall deliver up Lappin to the
United States, wouldn't it be a joke on Lappin!
Deserved Prokotiox. A dispatch from St,
Lonistothe Cincinnati Gaiette says that Prof.
O. C. Hill, President of the Normal Institute at
Oregon, Mo., is to be President Garfield's Private
Secretary. Prof. HiU is a member of Garfield's
church, was a pupil of Garfield's at Hiram Col
lege, and was a soldier in Garfield's regiment in
the Rebellion. Wo hope the report is true, for
Prof. Hill is an excellent, able, and deserving
ty A proposition is before the Legislature to
grant the city of Topeka the privilege of erect
ing a building fur its Free Library in one corner
of the State House grounds. The Legislature
should veto that, without ceremony. That Free
Library is a good thing for the city; but the
State House grounds should be reserved exclu
sively for State purposes, and every encroach
ment from outside bo resisted.
?" Some time ago, Dr. Talbot, editor of a
Greenback paper at Maryville, Mo., was mur
dered. It was supposed that an enemy did the
deed. His two sons have Just been tried and
convicted of the crime, and sentenced to be
hanged, in March.
CS- Cannon, the Mormon Delegate from Utah,
tanas a good chance to be "fired out" of Congress.
THE FATE OF THE COTOTBY PBESS.
Almost every week; we find additional papers
that have adopted the "patent outside" and pat
ent stereotype block system of printing the pa
pers. There are nor but few country papers in
Kansas, or in the entire West, for that matter,
that are not run npon a "patent" system of some
sort. To a person who reads but one or two pa
pers, this is all well enough; but to one who re
ceives from fifty to one hundred weekly, it is a
great bore. Whenever a paper adopts this sys
tem, it loses its energy aL , We, and becomes a
plodding, spiritless concern. All the care of
reading and selecting is taken from the publish
er, and he confies himself to gathering up a few
locals and advertisements. The editor of a lat
ent outside almost hues his identity. Much of
the labor of thinking is taken from him, and
simply mechanical duties engage his attention.
There are several causes for the decay of the
country press. The greatest is tho the superior
facilities and the immense subscription lists of
the large city weeklies, by which Isrge sheets,
containing vast amounts of reading matter, are
sent for $1 to 1M a year; and this is aided by
the peuuriouiiuess and waut of consideration of
the snbscibers to country papers. Aot a day
passes, but the publisher of the country paper is
badgered and importuned to let his paper go for
$1 or f 1 .50 a year, because such and such big city
paper, containing three or four times as much
reading, is sent for that price. Those subscrib
ers do not consider that the country publisher
has to depend solely upon his earnings from
week to week, while the city piper, owned by
wealthy stock companies, printed by steam, and
possessing all the best advantages, can afford
the paper, all the natter in which has already
been paid for in a daily paper, at a very low fig
ure. The same overwhelming power of capital
has crushed out the country hatter, the tailor,
and almost crushed out the shomaker, the cabi
net maker, and many other trades. It is crush
ing out the farmer in England and Ireland, and
will do it in America, in course of time. The
fanner who attempts to beat down tho prices of
a country publisher, does not reflect that the
same thing is fast coming home to him. He is al
ready helpless in the matter of transportation,
and will soon be in the matter of production.
When the country printer is furced down to the
prices of the wealthy city papers, he first tries
to stand it, by such make-shifts as "patents,"
but in a brief time goes to the walk Then, ev
ery little town must hai e its newspaper. The
patronage is divided np, and "patents" are again
resorted to, to make up for insufficient patron
age, and all starve out by slow degrees.
The thing that every citizen of a County is
mott deeply interested in, is the affairs of his
own County. The cheap city paper gives him
nothing of this, hut the only place to find it is
in the County paper. If they break down the
County paper, by forcing it into competition
with the city paper, whose matter has been
printed over and over, and paid for several times
before it goes into the weekley, how are they to
keep informed npon their own home affairs T
The capital of cities is gradnslly driving out
the mechanics of small towns. We suppose the
printer must go with the rest. Every paper that
adopts a patent outside, throws at least half its
printers out of employment, and many of them
employ the cheapest and most inefficient hands
to do the work that is required at home. It re
duces the population of tho town so much, and
the business in proportion. Five families live
from labor on the Chief t and nearly every dollar
that they earn is spent in Troy, for the necessa
ries of life. The same holds good with any oth
er town. If we should adopt a "patent outside,"
the heads of at least two or three families would
have to go, and would leave town, to find employ
ment elsewhere. Yet not a week passes but we
are higgled with by persons able to buy ns over
and over, to put down our price to that of the
city papers, which we could not do without using
"patent ontsides," turning off most of our hands,
giving np all control over the reading matter of
half our paper, and sending out a paper that we
were ashamed of.
These remarks are not on our account, for wo
have not yet come down to the "patent" neces
sity; bnt they are suggested by what we see dai
ly in other country papers, and what we wonld
have to come to, were it not for the fact that a
majority of our subscribers are of the class who
are willing that other men shall live.
s .sn s
Raileoad Extortions. In tarions sections
of the West, new railroad projects are afoot, and
bonds will doubtless be Toted liberally to build
the roads, under the idea that competition will
prevent extortion. Is experience lost upon the
Western people! When they have voted their
bonds, spent their money, and built the compet
ing roads, about the first movement of the man
agers will be to lease or sell the roads to tho ex
isting monopoly, and the people will again be
It is charged that the Burlington and Missouri
RiveiRaiIroad Company, who control the Atchi
son and riebraska Road, are refusing to ship
grain south, to go to St. Louis, but compel deal
ers to ship over their lines to Chicago. A citi
zen of Falls City informs ns that grain dealers in
that town have been notified that they cannot
have cars for shipping grain, nnless they ship
through the new elevator, that hss just been
built there; and that dealers at Rnlo, who have
a large warehourse near the road, have been no
tified not to pay a higher price for corn than the
price paid at the Falls City elevator. (The Rn
lo men have been paying more.) The proprie
tor of that elevator is a member of the Nebraska
Legislature, elected by the farmers of Richard
son County, to look after their interests. What
does he, as a member of the Legislature, give
the Railroad Company in return for this monop-
ly I Now, if these reports are true, what greater
outrage could be perpetrated npon the people of
any country f A Railroad Company gives one
man a monopoly in shipping, and other dealers
are prohibited from paying a higher price for
grain than he sees fit to pay.
.The people of Kansas expect their Legislatnre
to take measures to relieve them of snch extor
tions. They know it is said that the Railroad
Companies have the Legislatnre under their in
fluence, and are watching to see if it is so. Any
member who fails to work for the interests of
the people, will have to take the consequences.
His Bowels Move. Caldwell, of the Beloit
Courier who is laboring under tho hallucina
tion that he was a candidate for State Printer,
at the recent election by the Legislature, is ex
ceedingly wroth, and empties his capacions bow
els at us, because of remarks made by us concern
ing certain alleged caudidatea for that office.
He takes the appellation of "patent outside
dauber" to himself. If he takes our remarks to
himself, he is welcome to them. Some editor,
for a "gag," proposed Caldwell fur State Printer.
He bit, and others helped it along. The shallow
pated noodle actually spent several weeks at To
peka before and at the commencement of the ses
sion, "working up his ckauees," He roped in
some ten or a dozen members from the region in
which he holds forth, who felt that they could
bitter afford to humor his whim thau to incur
his enmity and abuse. He floundered around
there, the laughing-stock of all; but in the end,
he discovered that he did not hold the balance
of power, and that there was no need for any
candidate to buy him off. He has had his troub
le and expense for nothing, and is a good subject
to laugh at, for the next four years. Whenever
he feels a looseness again, he has our permission
to turn this way. But it will be as well for him
to bear in mind that George W. Martin does not
dicUte MtotiaUm We m M
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responsible for them.
"Both." Our name is not Richard Grant
White, but we want to protest against the abuse
of the poor little word "both," by a large num
ber of editors, and even by the electric telegraph.
We always supposed that both was a word used
in speaking of two persons or things, and two
only. We still think we are right. Yet not a
day passes but wee see in some newspaper allu
sions to "both Smith, Brown and Jonnes," or
"both Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky." But now
comes tho telegraph, pretending to give Prof.
Riley's predictions about the seveuteen-year lo
custs, but really containing a deadly assault up
on little both," in the words following, to wit:
"The seventeen-year pests will be particularly
plentiful both in Wisconsin, North Carolina,
Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, and
C7" Crazy, drunken Spragne has filed a peti
tion for divorce against bis wife, charging her
with adultery, extravagance, and other offenses.
The extravagance charge maybe true; but we
shall not believe a word of the adultery part un
til it is clearly proven by a responsible witness
not a hireling.
Q7 Two deaths are reported in Chicago, from
Winter Cholera. We believe this is the first
time we ever beard of that disease.
CT Dave Badgley, King of the Sandwich Isl
ands, baa arrived in San Francisco, and will soon
come East, and proceed to Europe.
An Old Btory.
A number of our exchanges are republishing
an old, old story, that has run, year after year,
since the olden time. It is, in substance: "Wood
wanted at this office;" or, "Wood taken at this
office un subscription;" or, "Those of onr sub
scribers who promised to pay their subscriptions
in wood, will greatly oblige ns by bringing it
soon." We are fond of re-publishing old stories,
and this one used to bo one of our favorites; but
years ago we discovered that it was a fiction sot
even bundcd upon fact, and discarded it from
the catalogue of things "old, but good." The
man who promises to pay bis subscription in
wood, is a twin brother fraud to the one who
promises to pay for his paper after harvest. When
a man promisee to payfur his paper after harvest,
set down his account as worthless. When a man
promises to pay in wood, give him some wood'to
remember you by say an axe-handle, or a mallet,
or a roller-core. We hare known men to get so
far behind with their subscription, that een
they feared they would be scratched off, and
hate come and promised to "run s load of wood
into ns" next week. We always consented to
having the load of wood "run into ns," well
knowing that it would not hurt ns much, for it
would not come. However, it is a good way to
gain time, and get tho paper for a few weeks
longer for nothing. Brethren, the man who
promises to pay you wood on subscription, never
will do it, as long as he can sell it to somebody
else, or trade it for "truck;" and these resources
failing, he will bring you green, rotten or crook
ed stuff, charge yon double price for it, and make
you take it for twice as much as it will measure.
Let that old story die out.
EP"The Walnut Valley Tines says that when
the Republican party spoke out on the railroad
question, Gov. St. John considered the subject
in his message ; but that when the last Republican
State Convention dodged the question, he did
not feel authorized to meddle with the subject.
Yes, Gov. St. John has a holy reverence for the
declarations of a Republican platform. By the
way, what Republican platform authorized him
to saddle the temperance crusade upon the
T3T The Topeka Coiamomxeallk says that Col.
A. C. Dawes sa) s that the Kansas Legislature,
as a fine and intellectual set of men, w ill com
pare favorably with any similar body he ever
saw. Col. Dawes is a clever man. He is a rail
road manager, and his business is to look in np
on various Legislative bodies, and convince them
that they should not enact laws to protect tho
people against railroad extortions. Hence this
"taffy." Will it foot' the Kansas Legislature!
I3F We are informed that, in Washington
Township, on Tuesday, the cry was made against
the principal candidates on one of the tickets,
that they were being run by the "Cy. Leland
and Jack Selover Ring." Those candidates were
elected. This cry has been used so often as a
scare by small-fry shysters, to accomplish their
ends, that the people bate got tired of it, and it
has lost its effect.
tp" A Democratic paper howls that a Carpet
bagger has been elected United States Senator
from Nebraska. As the Constitution requires
that a Senator shall bo not under thirty years of
age, it wonld be hard to find a native Nebraski
an eligible fur the office, nnless he were taken
from one of tho Indian tribes.
ttr The following, from the Dayton (0) items,
of January 30th, in the Cincinnati Goitite, may
excite fund memories, about Atchison and Leav
enworth: Mr. and Mrs. . J. Wendell, of the Fort Wayns
Jlnd.) Ca-ete, are visiting in the family of their uncle.
Ion. John A . Turner, in Stillwater, near the city.
Tho early sown whest came through the zero
weather in a better condition than was conjectured ;
but the bite spring got a terrible blizzard.
The packing hoga are about all marketed, this
Township having sent off its usual quota, with aver
age weights in excess of last year.
There is considerable talk of having a railroad,
starting at some point north of here, to Atchison
City. Some substantial men are working the matter
up. And many solid farmers signify their willing
ness to take stock.
Representative Dunwoody reached home, on a
brief furloagh. He looks bale and hearty, but de
nies the report that the Senate Chamber and Repre
sentative Hall are leased out for ball and festival
purposes, and that the members bsd gone home, to
bring the hotel keepers to time.
The Seteranee correspondent, in a recent 3un-
jam" in he Highland Central Slate, exhausts his de
scriptive powers, in stirring up the conduct snd il
literacy of the Republican meeting. Hsd he serene
ly reposed upon his virtuous couch until after the
great Democratic pow wow, and then brought that
great mind of his to give a pen pietnreof the acts of
that august body, he would have hit the nail on the
head told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing
but the trath. I happened in, and witnessed their
debberations. "Pap" Vigus srss hi the chslr, Chaa.
T. Chirk, Secretary; Mowry was np making a
speech, and upon his neck he wore a yoke, which
was a pobtical insignia, the interpretation thereof be
ing the race easy and the way clear. Casting his
mite into the hat, he sat down. Then Tom Arm
strong stood up for his party, and nominated Mowry
for Trustee. Wm. Ward and John Jenkina were
also placed in nomination, but before they proceed
ed to ballot. Ward stood up to make a sacrifice, he
declining in fsvor of Mowry; but before taking his
seat, be drew from his pocket a jack bill, (which he
borrowed from Geo. Mock, to illustrate by.) Hold
ing it np to the full view of the Simon Pures, he
said. "What I hold in my band is a cross between a
Grecnbacker and a Democrat;" whereupon the
Sharps, who were nnnierons, broke out, in one ac
cord, "Give ns the Simon Pure." They then pro
ceeded to ballot. In counting the ballots, three
were laid aside, having on them a aimple mark, X,
andafewfine red strokes on the end, which were evi
dently cast for John Jenkins, he being the candidate
having red hair. For the nominstion for the minor
offices, a scramble ensued. The house becsme di
vided against itself, and as many as fire men were
tslking at one tune. This being too much for "Pap"
Yigus's wisdom capacity, he devoted his entire at
tention to Skinner, who was dosing ont tne Simon
Pure Democracy. Jsck Pry then followed, on po
btical antecedents, having too mnch tobacco hi his
mouth for good utterance, stooping down to roll the
massive cud under the stove, when in came Todd,
parting the standing crowd like a forty ponxtdcr
going through. Confronting the Chairman, he com
menced saying his piece. Pry, recovering from
strangulation, rvached out his long arm, and com
manded the intruder to sit down. And so contin
ued the great pow.wow untd darkness overtook
The election passed off quietly, nntil near the clos
ing of the polls, when sn altercation ensued between
John StiUwell and Bert. Perry, in which the hitter
fired two shots from a smsll Derringer, one taking
effect in Still wells ear.
About two-thirds of the usual vote was ont, and
from all indications, the Republican Trustee is elect
ed, by a handsome majority. Occasiovallt.
Foa OxtT H A YEAR. Brmnaral MmtleaX World
enters npon the eighteenth year of ita exuteuee with
the January number, and ia well knosm aa the best
musical journal in the United States. Each number
contains sixteen psges of the latest snd most popular
Sheet Music, including Songs, Ballsds, Piano Pieces,
Waltzes, Polkas, Reed Orcsn Music, Dnetta, Oust
tetts. Violin and Piano Mnsie, etc. The music alone
given in eath volume of the World would coat over
3, if purchased separately. Besides all this choice
music sn imense smount of interesting snd instructive
reading matter ia given hi each number. TheJfvneal
World is just what is wsnted for your home during
the long winter evenings, when the family esn gsth
er around the Piano or Organ, snd with music and
goodcheer,defy the storms that rage without and make
home a place of enjoyment and delight. You can
obtain a specimen copy of the Xntteal World by sen
ding 15 cents to the publishers, S. Brstnsrd s Sona,
Chicago, Illinois. The regular subscription price is
cl.50 per year. By special arrangement with the
publishers we ran furnish the Cklef and JJroinard'e
Jfuieal World both one year for only $3. Sample
copies can be exsmlned st this office.
fT" We take pleasure in calling attention to the
advertisement in our columns of the mammoth Std
House of D. it. Ferry & Co, Detroit, Mich., the
most extensive Seed Dealers ia the country, whose
busineas has been built up entirely through the qual
ity and purity of the Seeds they supply, and who
have thus obtained the confidence of the publia aa
reliable seedsmen. Their Seed Annual for 1SS! con
tains a vast amount of useful informatioa suited to
all who have a flower or vegetable garden, and can
ba obtained from them rem on application.
t7 We are ia receipt of the Seed Catalogue of
David LnndrrthiEoM, Philadelphia, Pa, This firm,
established in 178t, is the oldest in their lino in the
United States, and is widely known for square deal
ing. Their Almanac and Rural Regiater and Cata
logue is an improvement npon former editions; their
motto seeming always to be Jbrifisf. It is niastra-
ted with cuts of their farm buildings and the more
important vegctsbles. It contains valuable tables
and Instructions to market gardeners and amateurs.
It is mailed, postpaid, to all whe apply for it,
Scgak rxont SoacBirjf a Faixcxx. CoL Colman
and Prof. Isaae Hedces. who are at Jefferson City.
endeavormc to get through an appropriation of
130,000 fur the State University at Colombia, for the
Eurpose of paying for machinery, bonding, etc, to
b used m the manufacture of sugar from sorghum,
have had a stumbling block thrown la their wsy by
Prof. Collier, of the Catted States Department of
Agncaltare, The Latter reports that the experiment
ofmaxing sugar from sorghuza has beea tried in
very many of the States, and has always proveda
fsuare, as it is tmrtossthla to make it iu paying quan
tities. The rmpresaioB -prevails, that no adequate
benefit would result from the apwvwiatioa octaz
granted by the LeguOatare. ,
Ohio, January, 1831.
Ma. Cuixr: In my last, I noticed a few observa
tions that I made while in Chicago, the great city of
the West. I visited some of the grain elevators, also
Board of Trade rooms, and many other places of in
terest. The grain elevators have a storage capacity
of 20,000,000 bushels, and ran handle almost an un
limited amount. I think Chics;, has got the grain
trade of the West so firmly seated in her lap, that it
cannot be diverted I fear that St. Louse wul never
be able to get the grain trade and productions of the
great Valley of the West; but the producers of the
Missouri Valley mast not give up the hope of getting
cheaper freights to tkle-wster. The railroads have
got the upper hand, at present; but I think, in time,
we can wet them out, by making the proper Improve
ments necessary to open the inland navigable
streams of the West. The Jetties at the mouths of
the Misiissiipi hate proven a success, and I think
the improvements will be continued up to St. Louis,
AVeu, I left Chicago tho 34th of December, on tho
Pittsburg &. Ft. Wayne Railroad, and arrived in
Goshen, InL, the same day. Goshen is the County
seat of Elkhart County, Indiana, 120 miles from Chi
cago, on the M. 8. Air-Line Road. Goshen is situated
on the east bank of the Elkhart River. I resided
here from 1835 tHl 1866, when I moved to my present
borne in Kansas. I found goood sleighing all the
way from Ksnsas; and at the present time I am in
Northern Ohio, and to-day, (the 22d of January,) it
is snowing fast. There hss been about sixty days of
good sleighing, thus far, this winter. The general
health of the people, in the country I have vUtrd, is
X have got seversl memorandums in my pass-book,
that I know would interest your readers, bnt I have
not gut the time to put them in shape. I will say I
never saw all the departments of commerce more
prosperous than at the present date. The entire
business of the country is in full blast, and I fear
some of the great schemes wdl burst, and take the
confidence out of the capitalists, which will csrry
nun to many a nappy beartustone. I would say to
all my brother producers, to gather up sail, and gt
near shore now, while prosperous times are upon us.
The financial ship is too lsrge to be controlled by
any other theory except demand and supply Mere
anon. A. W. Wattes.
A Jnrclier After Knowledge.
Ornca Williaxs 4 Dillot, Lavwexs, ?
Tot-ZKA, Kaxsas. (
A Com w mi In ITU. Mr. IVMUoo. sa eeceutirie
lullceariaa diTlae sod satronomer, who served aa deputy
to .Sir Imwe Xewtaa when proftwor of mathematics at
Cambridze, predicted that a comet would appear at noun
on Wedneeday. October It, and that the world wonld he
destroyed by fire on the following Friday. The conitt
came, and had an extraordinary eflect. Mors than a bun-
dmt clergymen were aaid to have waited on the Prima!
on the Wedncedar afternoon, to rcqueat that proper prayers
tliinUnr Uut they voald be txtir wbrn the fire r&a, ial
Sir (jillMTt lintbeote. Director f the Sink of luizUoa, on
which then wm prodfpioua no, presamablr Br thaw
who tbonjrht tht, bIIwU thrr broach. Dothtujr, Into the
world, they mlcht take omHhliic out. TheCapUiaofA
IhHth ihln fa the Thuoea threw H LI rwwder tsto the
lirrr. U hitaoo la onlj rnonulsdrtl now by hi tranalatlao
of Joseph a.
Dear Sou: The aWe It from joar Lat iwae,
and baa exrrtal In my mind a loDginj deeirc tc Vno-vr
the Mqnei. o far. at least, aa Sir Gilbert lleathcote
ia concerneiL I never heard of him before, and the
liltle that i here aaid only whets my appetite fur
more. There ia only enough aaid to interest one in
his fate, and then he Is dropped. Waa he the comet
of 112 1 Or was he the Pnm&tet Perhaps he was
the "hundred clergymen." Possibly the Captain
of a Dutch ship." If the last, vm the Bank of Eng
land thrown into the Thames with the powder t Or
did it embark on the river with him I Whattba
devil became of him. anyhow ; and what did he hare
to do with the catastrophe ! Give xu the teqael, in
yoar next. Jjis. A. Garfield.
Sir Gdbcrt lleathcote proposed to save the bank
and the world by going to YVctmore. We left that
ont just purposely to get a bite from tho President of
the United Statea. Pr.
Don. plum eirw.
Sudden change of weather are causing eomo sick
wm Mrwn. m, pcvpjo rmuvini od loo water.
A. J. Weycr. of Severance, was visiting friends
here, last Sunday.
W. Smith ia studying medicine and surgery, un
der the instructions of Dr. Brownlee.
W. If. Dorcas haa opened oat a harnesa and sad
dle repair shop. He repairs boots and shoes also.
M isa Amanda Bender, of Atchison, ia vuJting pa
rents and friends here.
Additional shelving la being placed in tho Phil
brick store, for an extra stock of dry goods, boots
and shoes, etc. A. P. Hall ia clerk, and doca an hon
Prof. E. Knehl, of Atehison, called, during tho
Sirs. AVaddeU'a condition seems to be unchanged.
Extensive preparations arc being made fur the
dramatio entertainment at Brenner's Hall. February
Some of our citizens are patting np large quanti
ties of ice.
Our schools are under the successful management
of D. D. Rose, aa principal, and Charlea Floyd teach
er in the intermediate.
Milton Curtis, who recently returned from Colora
do, is now employed in the flouring mills.
Hon. B. O'Drisrall Is settling up his business, and
otherwise preparing to leave here. When he does
go, we will lose a good citizen, a good neighbor, and
an honest man. We will mis Barney.
Mrs. Charlea Angell Is selling out her household
goods, and getting ready to go to her husband, who
Is conductor on some railroad leading into Denver
.Nursery men are making as visit, to sell cpring
settings of plants.
Married, at the residence of Charles Floyd, in
Doniphan, Monday evening, January 21th, at 8
o'clock, by Rev. D. Waddcll, Mr. Albert Floyd to
Miss Eliza HadnalL The contracting parties were
raised in Doniphan.
The flouring mills are successfully operated, with
Albert Smith at the engine; Jeff. Eccles at tho burrs;
and aa the business management Is unexcelled, it in
sure the business of and for the establishment to be
good, and on the Increase.
We are duly informed that there will be a sapper
prepared at the Lcdington Hotel, on the evening of
February 22d, to accommodate all who may attend
the dramatic entertainment.
A sudden thaw, last Saturday, caused the snow
and Ice to disappear, and put a stoptocoastingdown
Mrs. W. K. Lcdington ia confined to her bed from
the effects of periostitis, caused by injuries she re
ceived by being thrown from a carriage, some weeks
Mr. C. W. Bice, a strange man, about 25 years of
age, came here, a short time ago, from Missouri,
where he had been visiting friends. By misfortune,
he froze one of his feet, and soon after was down in
a helpless condition. Drs. Sawyer and Brownlee
were called In, who, after a thorough examination,
pronounced the first cause a freeze, and that after
wards gangreene had act in, and that amputation of
the leg would be necessary for the preservation of
the man a life. However, the amputation, aa yet, ia
not performed ; bnt the man la in a very bad condi
There aeema to be considerable Interest manifest
ed in our Township election. There are candidates
ont representing all parties, and also a number of
Independinta out on the canvass. As to the result,
time and votes will only prove.
Mrs. Hanson U able to be ont of bed, and exercise
herself in walking about.
J. A. Synins sold a drove of 33 head of beef cattle
In Atchison, last Saturday, at f 4.S0 per hundred, and
23 head out of the 33 averaged 14G0 pound.
Oliver Edwards Is teaching the present term of
the n addeU schooL Mr. Edward ia one of onr best
qualified teachers and respected citizens. The
School Board have made a wise choice in the aelee-.
tion of Mr. Edward to teach their schooL
J. F. Fonnaa Informs ua that his brother, John
W. Forman. who ia aow in Texas, will visit him, the
Some mention is being made concerning the re
building of the old Bobtail Railroad ; but nothing
definite I known about it.
We are informed that the Rev. Wm. Klrby win
move West, some time in March. In fact, there are
several of our citizen who are preparing to go West,
in the spring. Aa a rule, a larger number of people
return in the fall than go West in the -pring.
KlstarirsLl SIeir Csirf amiiats..
Among the recent donationa to the State Hiatorical
Society are the following :
By Rev. S. M. Irvin, of Highland, an elementary
book of the Iowa language, with an English transla
tion. By Rev. Witliam Hamilton and Rev. S. M. Irvin.
printed at the Iowa and Sae Mission, Indian Reser
vation, now Doniphan County, Kansas, in 1W3 ; al
so mannarript ztkcteorologicai table kept at the
Iowa Mission dunogthe years 1&49 and ISM.
By CoL Frtnk M Tracy, of St. Joseph, Mo a reb
el Hag captured at latan. Miaaoori. June 3, IStU. by
member of the Elwood Guard, First Kansas Regi
ment ; pooio ponm. ok jaajor o. u. nnina, ourgeon
of Fiiyt Kaneae Regiment, who dressed the wound
of the bova who were wounded in eaDturinr the fl.-
mnnanta of a roll of bandage from the battle-field of
..aeons iracE, lougnt Angnst luia, lwn. Colonel
Tracy received two wound ia this battle, one ball
having paaaed through hi lung ; thie remnant waa
left after the dressing of hi wound. Copy of TA
JVaf jrajuaa," VoL I, No. 1, issued by the members
of the regiment, at Chllaeothe, Missoarl. October 16,
1861 ; canister shot, from second battle field, Cor
inth, Mis, fought October 3, ISGZ, fired by the Con
federates; flattened minnie ball, fired at the same
battle, from the Union aide, and which killed a Con-ft-derate
soldier. The ball atrnck the man in the
thigh, atattcred the bone, and dropped oat, the man
bleeding to death from the wound. The flattened
d&u i puicu who luue noiea in wnjca were frag
ments of bone when peeked up.
By Hon. SoLMiUer. of Trov, Kanaaa, portrait of
the Sac Indian Chief. White Clood, (Ma-huah-kah.
Ctrojmo Coxomost or Tax Axuicax Eagle.
We bare been, donna; a period of eixtjr years, MaScd
by Enrland, bulbed bj poor, rotten 8para, and in
sulted br even the aecra aaarrJiT of llajtL D. P
tetis rTatUaftsai CoplaL '
17 airs. aCeXIcUe. residing oa aorta Foann
street, fell oa the ice ia her yard a fev days are and
dislocated her Lip. airs. UeXieUe ia the mother of
Mrs. Joeepa aleCrara, ofTroj'. JfcAiao. Patriot.
rTbaonJy Ksnsas newspaper which djdnotrmb
lisa tie Governor's autasge is aaid to be the Tror
Tnm tto Ouf (if.) TVw.
nr 3i en ori An.
Died, at hi home, in Canton, Mol, at 2 o'clock, a.
m- January lOtn, 1881, John Stafford Pemhcrtoo.
He waa born at Frankfort, Kv., ou the SStfa of Ju
ly, 1823, and was, at the time of hie death. 57 rear
and 5J months old. Hi remains were interred, on
the day after hi death, at Monticello, where, only
wanting a few months of forty years ago, he saw
latd in the grave the remaina of hi revered father,
and where have since been laid, aide by aide, a little
brother, and five loved and loving aistera. His aged
and venerated mother, whoae earthly etay and com
fort he waa, and three aistera survive him.
He earn, with bis parents, to Missouri, early in
1837. and settled at Monticello, where he grew up to
manhood. In 187, he waa married to the eldest
danghter of the late Judge Ellia, who, with three
children, a daughter and two sons, live to mourn
their irreparable lose.
Growing np, aa be did, in this community, and
known to almost every old reaident, there ia little
need of reciting the noble charactenaticaofhfana
tare, or of rehearsing the qnalitiee of that manhood
that compelled the respect and confidence of all, and
won, in a rematkable degree, the love of those more
nearly bound to him by the tie of consanguinity or
Hie earlier, and a Urge part of hie mature life, waa
passed amongst the hardy pioneers of California
Colorado, and Montana, and he loved their open,
hearty manners, their ungrudged hospitality, and
unfailing kindness. It was doubtless their early aa
sociations that taught him. to value men, not by
their exterior polish, their learning, or their money,
bnt by their manhood, clothed, though it might be,
in rags. He possessed, in a remarkable degree, tho
faculty of judging nienvwiLh whom he came in con
tact, and aeemed to look into men's character with
almost intuitive perception. Hi conclusions were
nuicKij uuuc, ana seiuom erroneous. This quality,
doubtless, sometimes led him into error, but never
into injustice. He could be guarded and cantioua,
without beinr unjust. Bnt ba hat.! aint .! vt.
diahkea or hiaprefereucea were easily detected, for
he made no efiurt to conceal either.
He waa, aa I generally known, a anccessful busi-
ut" ". uu irmu poYeny rose, ny bis own exer
tions, to ample competence. He doubtless felt a just
pride in this, but a much greater in the fact that he
could conscientiously declare, as he did In a letter to
the writer, only a few months ago, that "not one
dishonest dollar bad ever soiled his hand." ot one
aauaaasaaa anrajs v-44 HUUIIUUJ sWTri I HO Contrary. 116
seemed to place a value on money exactly in propor-
- .- K1.aaa.H UD IUVJU CVU1CF WHO II, On
those dear to him. To some who knew his liberality
in this regard, amounting, it sometimes seemed, to
profusion almost to extra v&?ane Lis anru -...
a problem. Ilia, heart waa a perennial fountain of
generosity, una jus nana waa always open to assist,
where assistance was, in hi mind, consistent with
This humble tribute to hi memory, with the ad
vantage and inspiration of a life-long- friendship,
dating back to days of twyish confidence, and contin
uing with Lttle interruption until the frusta of winter
wore seining on ns uoth, wiu be deemed incomplete
and anaatisuctorv.if no alliuinn i mailo tn ! nnM
Important subject of bit belief, and his hope, re-
gauuuij: urn Kint urjunu, vuuw aweum mystenca
he haa been called to solve. On this subject, there
ia no need of concealment, or of doubt. That ho be
lieved fully and entirely In hia accountability for the
Meeds done in the body, not a donbt need be felt
He had a profound regard, too, for genuine Christ
ianity, aa taught to the Woman of hamaria, and for
all who. In hi mind, were ita legitimate and worthy
exemplars. But bis creed was short. He believed
in works, not words in practices, not professions.
Ho thought the best way to get a blessing, was not
to implore it, bnt to deserve it that preaching la not
religion, nor kneeling prayer, bat that a good man's
life is a perpetual prayer.
It waa our mutual good fortune, many years ago,
while living in what is the Stateof Kansas now, to
live a a neighbor and fnemL and to be associated
to some extent in business, with a I'resbytenan min
ister, then a missionary among the Indiana, and who
till lives to honor hia calling, and adorn hia race.
Our deceased friend alwaya regarded him aa near
what a Christian should be, aa human nature could
approach, and haa often, very often, uid to me, that
the life of this excellent man was a stronger argu
ment in favor of the truth of Christianity than all
tho hooka ercr written, or all the sermon ever
preached. HE Plain bnt stnnln itms1 hswamsk k av.
tied conviction, and waa the governing influence of
Mm nit?, uu uioogn oe waa uououes often, very
often, convinced that ho "was not what he ought to
be, as expressed on one occasion, to one of hia most
valued friends, he came nearer to it than many oth
ers of greater professions. Of this, let only Omnipo
Although a fine specimen of physical manhood, his
constitution waa never robust, and he came homo
from his yearly viit to JlonUna, early in November,
very feeble, and evidently failing, under a disease of
longstanding. With every advantage that science
could command, and every assistance and attention
that devoted affection could supply. In full posses
sion, it seemed, of every blessing that could make
life desirable, the irrevocable decree of nature could
not be stayed, and he passed rapidly away, on hi
lono voyage over tho dark River, ou whose silent
waters no returning sail ever caataahadow. The
manly form ia vanashed, and the noble heart ia
stilled! The cheerful morning greeting is heard no
more, the warm hand ha lost Its pressure, and the
eyo that spoke only love Is dimmed forever 1 Even
the wailing cry of hi child, "Dear papa, we can't
live without youT brings from the poor, dumb lips
no loving response 1 Death! Death! thou art terri
ble! come where thou wilt; but oh! how appalling,
when thon enterest the sacred precinct of tho fam
ily, and raisest thy fatal dart so high t
Husband father brother son, and faithful
friend Farewell !
Spirit! thy labor is o'er.
Thy term of probation ia run.
Thy steps are now buund for the untrodden shore,
A nd toe race of IraiiKtrUlj begun.
Spirit! look not on the strife
Or the pleasure of earth Ufa regret.
Pause not on the threshold of limtliea life;
To mourn for the day that la act.
A GOBX COn Kit.
Prsmltf of a Nqneeze In Nt. I.oaU T!.c71i!.
wan Wee W beat Jlerkel.
Sr. Lolh, January 21. Thero i a pro'pect for a
lively squeeze on January corn. Tho amount short
fur tins optiun i onously etiiuatcd at from 230,000
to 1,300,000 bushels, partica interested In having the
market advance, placing the shortage at the larger
amount, while tho shorts tbemselvc laugh at the
idea of its being over 500,000 bushels, et, whde
this latter shortage la small. It U em"-fa,undir pres
ent circumstances, to create a great dtal of uneasi
ness in the minds of the shorts. The cause for this
uneasiness Is to be found In the fact that, while most
of the shorts have the actual corn here, or on the
way, they are unable to git this corn into the eleva
tors, so that they will bo enabled to make their reg
ular deliveries. The elevator men state that they
are pretty near full of grain, and can only wort
slowly, taking a little at a time, and that there U not
now anyway of relieving this blockade; norisauy
relief looked for Iu the near future. This i what
trouble the shorts, aud i interfering with their
nightly rest. They hate the actual grain rmirhased
to toll their oufntauding contracts, but are unable to
Eet their grain into store. It i soid that two of the
trgest shorts have about one thousand car of corn
between them, either already on tha way here or al
ready on track iu this market. At any rate, the
bill of lading are out for this amount, and there are
other parties who are in the same fix, only for les
amounts. In all these are aaid to be bill of tailing
ont fur three thousand car. Tho parties to this
squeeze are aaid to be a prominent commission houso
a the principal and really the only longs, aa they
hold most of the contracts and most of the cash,
while a couple other parties ait aa broker. But,
while this house la supposed to contemplate squeez
ing the market, they have not yet made a move in
that direction, except In as far as refusing to settle
their January contracts, demanding, instead, the
actual corn. There wa a sharp d heavy adrance
in the speculative grades fur cash and January, to
day, but this waa entirely due to a scare among a
few of the shorts, who ran the market np on them
selves, in their eagerness to covor, bypurchasiug the
cash grain, or selling out January. The price o7Xo.
2 mixed, (the speculative grade.) went np to 41
cents, which was an advance of 11 cents over yes
terday. Mixwackix, January 31. The wheat market waa
decidedly strong here, today, the bears making con
tinued but quite ineffectual efforts to buy in. a belief
having taken hold, that large amounta of wheat had
been bought np by prominent operators at the recent
decline. There aeemed to be no desire, on the part
of the other side, to sell, and but a light business was
done. No. 2 spring, February, opened strong at the
morning board, and then advanced to 97 cents, bnt
shortly after, declined to S7J cents. From this it
advanced steadily until 97 cents was reahed, and
31 cent fur March. On 'Change, the market waa
ateady, at the closing prices of the forenoon board.
In the afternoon, a further ad ranee waa experi
enced, in sympathy with the Chicago market, and
Xo. 2 February, closed strong at 97f cents bid, and
March at 98J centa. The receipt here to-day were
12,000 bushel, and the shipments2,S) bushels. The
stock In store Is 2.883.0U0 bushels, against 4,630,000
bushel, the corres ponding day last year.
Jraae D. Bricks.
Isduxai-ous Ixix. January 19. Jrase D. Bright,
wlio was cspellrd from the United Mates Senate, in
1H6I, died, tiMlay. at Lis reaidi nee in tills citT. In
LiadayJIr. llriyht was one of the sliest lawyersin
the Matr. sad Lrlancrd to that galaxy of brilliant
ludiauians of which tho Hon. Joseph O. Jisrshsll
stood st the head, liat sixteen years a-o Mr. iingbt
waa atnekta with paralrau, in Ser lorfc City, and
lias been an almost luljriens Invalid rrer sioee. Lat
Sunday bo was aeiznl with the final attack, which
caused bis death, this ruonilo;. Air. Hrij-bt waa
bora in Norwich, X. J January 16, 1333, and rat
ramo west with bia father, iu lsil, but returned to
Xew York to complete bis eoIlee course, after
which be returned to Aladlmm. Ind., and entered np
on the practice, of the law. In IKi), be roamed Alias
Hrorkptcclc, of bhelbynlle. Ky.. who survives Liu.
The fiftieth anniversary of their marriage was cele
brated in this city, about two years sgo. He was
active ia politics, being rhottn several times to the
Legislature, and acted for some tune aa Stat. Agent.
He waa alw a member of the Coastrtutional Conven
tion of 18SI. He retired from the active practice of
the law, when something over fifty jrsrs of agcnd
twelve years sgo removed t this city, after ire.i
dence in Uadlaun of orer forty years. Among his
surviving children is U. J. Bright, Serreant-at-Arma
of the United States Senate. t'Airag. Tribum
A HesMler Idea fat DUtBrfc-u.cc.
aUr.Vcsxox. Ixix, Januarys. Darine U-e Christ
mas festiraj, ono of the country cunrtl.es, ia one of
the rural Townahipa of this (roeey) County, had a
Chnattaaa trer, and a larjo crowd waa aaemt.lcd to
w.tncea the cereiuonr of dixpoaia of the present to
the good Samlay .School boys sv&d girls. Two of
loreo -goou voya tieio young men -niaeu royaa
old row. and nun pna, anf knocked things endways
in the church. Lut week the grand jury fnrntiga
ted the case. Two roans men were taken before the
Jury to testify. The prosecutor asked: Didnt U
raise a. uiaiuroa&ce at tne JUiier unarm, inrtst
m&s P "Xo," the witness replied, there was no
dtatnrbaiiee at the church, that night, that tlistarl-ed
any of the wurahiiirra. "Didn't the store tumble
downf and. if so, whatt-aosedittoCallP asked the
prosecuting attorney. "Well, yea; C did kkartbe
atore orer, and then took a joint of pipe ami pound
ed the store with it, and ahouted. hurray for h 1 ;
but he didn't distort anybody. The other witneee
testified: "All J. did was to get np in the pulpit
and awear he could whip any rra-haired -- of a
that pat that oread-paa on the Chnstmaa tree
for him, and then bo threw the pan across the room
against the wall, and knocked on some of the plas
tering, but be didn't disturb anybody.1 The grand
jury, hoverer, thought different, and rrtnrncd in
dietmenta against both of the "good Sunday School
boya," Tho Township la which iiiller Church ia lo
cated is nearly solidly IJeniocratie, of rocrse-faaaX
to the CmHmnmU ComumerooL
Segulate first the atomach, second the lirer. espec
ially the first, so as to perform their fancttoos per
feetly. andyeavHl remove at least wneteea-twentieths
of all the ills that mankind ia heir to, in this
or any other climate, llop Bitten is the only thing
that will gire perfectly healthy, natural action to
these two organs.
17" In the Troy Chief, we notice that Barney
O'DriaroU fa selling oat hie personal effects, with a
Tie w of tearing the country. Barney bo doubt re
rarda Doninhan Countr aa a failure, althoozh a
better one cannot be found anywhere- Erery mas
who spends hia time in dc&Tcnng Greenback, apeeeh
eo orer tha eoantry moat bieritably "eosne to a print
iaf: ottee to laouirt tha nrice of enJe billa a handrtd.
, v .
Some uf the greeting on onr birth-day did net read.
iuIntinwtoap:eaxi3latwcckiKi3t-. Wishing to
acknowledge all alike, wo print the following:
Skvat Ciux&sc Torxxx. Jan. 6. 1S3L
Sou XI ill, u Jfy V,ar Air.- I notice in the CJUnw
ptom aa article touching you, that lead me to send
yoa this congratulatory hoe. With a host of friends,
I rejoice that time Is dealing so gently with yon that
so much real contentment is your lot. JCo more nae
fulinan.in Kanaa than the qnartcr-ofa-renturr edi
tor of the Caw. May the good Father above stiB be
yoar friend and guide giving it to yua, in the coming
years, to see yoar influence tor good widening on ev
ery aide, and yoar old-time faith in the final triumph
of all that make men better, brighter and clearer aa
tha day come and go. You have alwaya held an im
portant Position in (ublie opinion, and that you have
ought to direct that opinion for the best and wisest
end, I believe. Your truly.
St. Josnu Vo., Jan. 6, 1BSI.
Hope yon may live another fiftj years.
SoC Miller, of the Troy Ckirf, In half a century old.
He is a promising young man. Jtoolt Count g lietvrtL
SoL Miller, of the Troy CSkief, ha jnt celebrated
hia fifLeth birth-day, and the many reader of hi
valuable paper throughout tho Stat hope and Wlteva
that It will yet be very many year before this Xetor
of the Kansas press ia ripe for heaven. Emporia
SoL Miller, the amhvxia of n-vmunrr t-nmitef ltion
In Doniphan Countr." waaabnndml Tears old last
Saturday. He haa been in the profession of journal-
inu ioinj inrre years, lie print the largest weexiy
in the State. It u clean tyksraphically; editorially
it ia nilxrd. He runs hi parser in th j intereet of the
Kansas CAw. which we keep on hie because it I good.
SoL Miller, Editor of the Kanaaa Chief, published
at Trov. Doninhan Count v. this State, wee tiftv reaxa
old last Saturday. He aava he has been working
steadily at the printing busineas for thirty three
years, and during that time, he has gone to bed of
tener after midnight thau before. He came to Kan
aaa we.ghing US pound, and now weigh 185; aays
hia appetite and digestion are pood, and that he sleeps
the Bleep of tho virtuous. The Chief 1 the bet
paper in the State, and It editor ia an able and inde
pendent writer. We admire htm, and hope h may
live another fifty years, but if he continue to sleep
the aweet sleep of the virtuous, he will mis Iota of
The Choice or Books. A very elegant little vol
ume with the above title, by Charlea F. Richardson,
ia just issued by tho American Book Exchange, Tri
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25 cents; also a cheap paper edition at the nominal
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books, and in it wise suggestion will be greatly
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Remembering what One Reads Th Cte of N'ote
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The True Service of Reading. The volume ia re
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What Alia Yon?
Is it a disordered liver giving you ayellow skin or
costive bowels, which have resulted in distressing
pdea, or do your kidneys refuse to perform their
functions t If so, yoar system will soon be clogged
with poison. Take a few dunes of Kidnev-Wort, and
you'll feel like a new man nature will throw off
every impediment, and each organ will lie ready for
dnty. Druggists sell both the Dry and Liquid.
-V. Y. Atlas. J
The next Senate will be stronger than the present
intellectually; by which party it will be controlled
will depencf upon, (1) the re-alt of the Tenneiwee
"truggle, (2) the course of General Slahone, and (3J
the condition of the very precarious health of Senator
G rover, of Orrgou. JMrtht iW and Tribune.
Entite of .Amos C. Sott, Deceased.
"TaTOTICE ... hrrrbygiTrn, that on theUth davof Jan
1J nary. 131, the nDdrnizwd win appointed, by tb
Probate Cmtrt of IXmiilmn County, KanMM. Ksreutor of
the but will and testament of Amu C Xott, late of aaid
GEORGE F. 2COTT. Eirentor.
February 3, lt-3w. pr a ft, X
In the Diatrict Court fur Doniphan County, State of Kanius.
Xancy Kendall, ) Plaintiff.
Abram M. Kendall, J Defendant.
THE above named defendant ia hereby notified that he
haa been sued by ancy Kendall, in the IHtrUt Court
of Doniphan County, Mate of Kansas, the nature And prayer
of said plaintiff's petition being for a divorce, and the right
to and powMlooof Lot number eleven, (31) In Rippry'a
Addition to the City of SeTrrance, Dorjphan Cooatr. Kan
aaa, aa alimony, baid defendant will take notice, that be
most answer or demor to aaid petition, on or before March
16th, 18-1, or aaid petition will be Uken aa true, and jodg
meat for a divorce and alimony decreed aecordiDcly.
S. L. IlYAX.
Attorney fur PUintliT.
February Xies.-4w. v lYef,.
SCOTCH SHEEP DIP,
Prepared from Tobacco and oaber veprtable extract.
WamnU-d to cure Scab, ami dmtroy Ticks and ail l'ara
aitea inffattn ahfep. In sMin-pstijtniirOii, and improree the
wool. 73 cenNptwcaUon. i raUouUl dip MO Kheep.
Ft?rc.rcnuu,atlIrra T. SKJIFI-E,
3feb3ra. 390 Weal 7Ia.I Ml., laatalerlllc-, Ky.
LOST MANHOOD RESTORED.
A vtatiin of youthful imprudence caustaff Prema
ture Decay, Nerroc Debility, Lost Manhood, etc,
having tried in vain erery known remedy, has dis
C3Ttrtdasiapeseiraira,wtiichbawUl send F&EB
to kit feDow-siillerers, address J. U. BEE) ES,
43 Chatham hU, . T.
V l m iMUUottrtlM. twIldfaUflX CktaMUi4tail
,1 trTrwwmufyvlHtvpTramtt. ValaavM -WaM-iefMfTwa,
Eiitate of Thomas J. Orton, deceased.
V OT ICE U hereby .Ten, that on the 30th day of Jano.
ll ry, lsdl, the underaisnetl was s,pointd, by the Pro.
bate Court of Doniphan Count r, Kaniiaa, .Administrator of
the EUt of Thomas J. Ortonlate of sail Countr, deceas
ed. AH peranns indebted to said Estate are noUfid to make
payment to the undersigned, and all prraau haTing claims
agaiiiRt the Eatste, are rvqaiiTd to exhibit them tor allow,
ance within one year from the date of aaid letters, or ther
may be precluded from any benefit of each Estate; and f
not presented within three years from aaid date, they will
be forever barred
Troy, Kanaa. January SO, l&L
LUKE L. O&TOX, Administrator.
January 27, l&l-3w. Pr'a fee, ft
Public Sale of Stock.
I TV ILL offer at Public Sale, at my farm, on mile eonth
weat of Faonlnc btation, Doniphan County, Kansas, on
Tha radar, Yenramrr 17, 1SSI.
ttotfuCowinz described stock: One floe Ball, IS head of
Cowsi 5 yearhojE Steers; 10 Calrea, 6of them Steers; a
span of Mare: 3-year -ohl Horse Colt; 1 amall Mare; a
paaeiyearain.uajea; J amies monuis Ofcu 1QMJKK,
and 1 bullion.
Trrau. A credit of Xiao Month will he siren, with ap-
Ptotcu pow as iu per cenu uiereM. itaie to commence ai
10 clock, a. m. THOMAS HAXLAX.
Fanninc Jan. 17, 13ft. (janSOmL
Desirable Farm for Sale.
OVE of the bmt farms In iJocJpbaa Csanty. abont one
mile cart of Tror. container ntber 9 or 3A acres, to
salt parthaer. There are en the place eererol nerer tail,
log apringa, and alrandanee of ntnning water. The farm
can be ftwwd Into large or small luta, and the running water
la en diatrllmtrd that there wonld be pleatyoa each lot.
There la ou the place a gnod dwelling, a fine well, an excel
lent apple oirhard. and abusdance of peachea, grapes, and
aU euall frails. There la a good betide fence aronnd the
farm, and eTerrthlnc ia in cood ahaoe. The land ia new
and nch, ami prudaced, the past season, 1300 bnahels of
wncau on jonj ut, bctto.
for farther particalara, intrnlrr at the Chief oAce.
'ot. 4. lSSb-tm.
to aU HratVnw, mi la ak
artafcM 1 nlw vlM, So mfiwn,
st Sail aaaasTlaaasaaV .rbf saW atawts-an. aW
fctaavato. T.i-il aJtS-w fceW. iUf-v .
THERE wiU be a pablie ei .mln.. Ion of appbeaaU far
Uarbrrs errtiflcatea, at my office, in Troy, en ISatar-
a. irunniTJiD, loci JA. J. niUkKi,
Jan. 20, lI-3w.
In the Diatrict Cnt ef lie Second Jadlclal Diatrict, la and
tor Dotiphaa County, State of Kanaaa.
T1JX STATE OF KANSAS, ,-
CUUSTY OK DOSIMIAS. j,s,'
llorentloe Hoblitiel, ) rialntUT.
Martin Sklitid, iDdendant.
TI1Z above named dctmdaat b hereby notided that be
haa been aned br th. above named plainUrf. ia la.
liutrirt Court of Doniphan Conntr. hut. ot v.f". the
prajeref aaid flabitla'a prtrtina aled in aaid caoae briar
iorauirerce. iwhl defendaatu hereby notified that h.
meat lamfwdiau toMLl ehlcn MwkAnik.ih
day ef rcbruary. lest, m thejilUioa will be taken aa Im,
aad a Jodrmmt for a omo f divorce rendered aeeordiszlr.
Dated this eth day af Jaaaary, Wl.
Attorney for PlalaliaV
THE STATX OF KAXHAS, l
In the Frobate Coort f Doniphan Couaty, State ef Eanaaa.
Any X.Uo, 1 rUlalU
andethera, J lVrcadaata.
NOTICE is hereby riven, that I win WS-r t sale, st
pablie auction, na-caaa. at the ravoft clock, F. It,
Oa lie 7U day Vaeasca, A. D. Ibtt,
at the north dor of t he Cowrt Iboae. tn the City f Tray. In
Doedpban Coanty. Stat, of JCanaaa, the fuGowinc deaeribed
real eatalcU wit 1
Taeneetb-wert anarleref aectloa So. tweatydiit (VI
ia tewnahrp three, (3) of ranre twenty (30) eaMi aad the
aottth-eaat qnarter f awtion twtvty-.se. CXI) la township
three, 3) of ran-, twenty. (30) lean aaa. handred and alx
OOS) acres lMTetof.ee Bold to Tyra and GrenavXewon; snd
the west tea (IS) seres of th. aerta-wewl .saner aa the
norta-weat quarter of eertion thirty fear, OI), tewnahrn
twn, (S3 of ranre twenty. faTIr nnd aa undivided eeterfrta
tnterex in and te eirht ) Hocks in the town of Eael Sac
way t an th. abare aeacilbed property benix sitasted ta
Dontehaa County, state of Sanaa..
OSered for aal. ta rruaanceaf sa oeder direeted t, m. by
th. Jndr. ot the I-nhat. Court ef Doniphaa Coanty, Can
nae, en the 4th day of January. A. D. lit, and betas the
real eatate Wbmriax te las Etfala ol Usui Xclaeu, deceaaed.
Gtrea nder nrv hand, this Sta day-ef January, A. XI.
Sherliref Doniphan Coantr.
JanasryU,Usj-Sw. Pra fc. f Uji.
ST HATE Lr aaleLnt nr farm Orea aiatmiahi'f m7L.
X aarth snaf sf fJreanavatsetCsBntr. Jn'laamn-i.favtXe. 1
Jaeka: r.rte-rsnl,ap,yt " -r '.t -
. vfc. jt.-avafca !,,.'
ORGANS FUHMUtSn. Paptrfrte! A!a
wssaaasaw SAS1ZL r biIiTT, WaUuagtc. H. X.
UfAUTLTn AfiK.vT foh Tin:
wfAla I teaUpETECTlYES OP
Europe and America.
99 yrara' experience In the Secret LSerrlceof Cetebrated
DeiectlTea, m all part of the wotid. 820 ocUtd page, 40
rail page tngraTinr. Also In pir two new Rhutratcd
Book. Xxtra bvlocenienU offered. For term address
I (a Medicine, not aDriakj
Hops, Bacbn, Xindrake, Dandelion.
aad the pure and beet medical qnalitiee of all other
AH tttmaes of the Stoniach, Bowels, BXtwL Utct, Kldne.
and Urinary Organ. erroaneav Kleeplfeaaeea, and es
pecially Irntale CtanpuUBt. AtX yoar drnxgUt for Hop
Bittvnt, and try them before sleeping- Take elber.
Upb Bitters UTg Co., Rochester, M. Y-and Toronto, Oat
Anypenon tab aeriooalyDl without a weak atomach or
inactive titer or kidneys! And when these organ are In
gnod conditfcjo. do wo not find their poMcaww enjoying
good health t Parker'a Glmajer Teatie alwaya r-m-latee
tbeae important avgana, aad nTer fail to make tha
bwod rich and pore, and to strengthen erery part of the
ystem. It haa enrtd hondreds of deepeiiisg uralida. Ask
your neigabor about it.
Readings I Recitations? Elocution!
Tats nakrli wtfswlarttfcrf.eAe-uiM aa
lUtr KiTSMti. ll-4l iytaMUM iM ItceAUr.
a f - fessU W UMkMUaWaV
lis. vt MtsWr r a Lria
saiarfa1aa w ta Kelts) kssaltt Ca lata
Waelefet. ,) e4 KetlLArtef Chateau tnm,
MwAnnumt Catofeywe Te$ttbt m ml 17eeer
lep foe IX&t- rich in ensrarinpa from tthotorraoha of
the origliiala, will be Bent free to all who apply. My old
satMcnbcrs need Dot write for It. I offer one of the largttft
collections of TegetaUe seed arer sent eat by any end hoaae
in America, a lanre portkm of which ware grown on bit aix
arM farms. IUdnetmufortttitwatunn eaek prntlayt.
Allaerd warraaiof tbboutfrkmdtnt tonawut solar,
that abonUItprareotbenrbsci, mil rrfUt ths rder orato.
Th oristnal introducer of the Mnbbant Straaah. ltilnneVa
3Jelon,arblheadCabbaca, Mexican Curn, and acoree of
otner TegrtaPsee, I invite toe patronage oi mil was mn -hrit
to have tkxr teed dtrtethfnm the jrrower, frtth. true,
aad tl very bett strsia.
NEW VEGETABLES A SPECIALTY.
JAMES J. U. G1IEG0HT. Marbkbead, Mass.
Furniture Store in Troy!
The cnderalgned haa a full stock of Furniture la hi store
at Troy. It cvnaUt of
Tables, Stands, Chairs, Lounges,
and other VcTfptins of Farnitnre, of tho latest tjl
ami beat manntactnre, and will aril It at the very Invest
flenre. Jtr Cask OaZy. Tdunm whs want bargains, abuold
give him a call before pure hasting ebiew here.
TJ BX 3D IE! OR. 37 j2l 231 IKT G-
still tarried no. l&ady made ColEna, or made to order, of
all itylea aad prices, toother wuh all kinds of Uiouuios
ami bnrial gwd.
-CL. W'. TXIACTST.
ScniayTS. Soalh'lrrit of Faille Sioare.
H. F. SA17TS,
TIIOV, - - - KAXHAS.
f aps, Busies, aid ABJlcnltnral Implrats
MAX1C -AJT nuPAIRBD.
AD York win be well and promptl r done, and an charjrea
made reasonable. SSaoVTa.
STAR BAKERY & BBSTADHANT
LUIYCII AT ALL. HOURS.
West Side Public Square, Troy, Kan.
J. h. BAWTxa, u. t. J. c saowiLia, K. n.
SAWYER & BROWNLEE,
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS,
DOXLTUAX, : : : : 1C1XSAS,
HATING formed a co-partnership for the purpose of
prartidns Mtdicine ami lsarrry, would reep tfully
eohrit the patronage of their ftiend of Doniphan and sur
roundin country. 30jan6m.
KOriETZ & IttARAK,
SEVEUAXCE, - - KANSAS,
'TT'EEP on band a aoppljr of freah roeata, and meat of aU
jl ja. auhi oi ut. oesi u,uaui v, aaaaage, a-e. aimo,
A BCAXC1I SHOP AT LEOXA.
Wn pav the hlshrst market price for cattle, and win all
HiMnnwipncrt. iaa paia lor llluca ana lauow.
TROY. - - - KANSAS.
Mr BAR U anpplird with the choicest of Lienors snd
Clrara, and 1 rcprctfully wUrt the patronare .f the
public, (jive me a call, and J win treat von well.
THE BEST POOL AND BILLIARD TABLES.
Sept. S3, l-o. CHAS. C. BAILEY.
Fashionable Tailoring I
THE irivler-d-iKd, a prartieal TalW, harlng prnnanently
located la Troy, reaia-ctfallr tafonns the pablie. that,
with contids-aev aubcila their patronage, and guarantees aat-
wacuoia. ,mar auvae to erucr in ine DljEbret aljle ei the
art. AUnnncnU warranted to fit with ease and eleganee,
tients'fadfd ganucDU clt-anMl, rrpalrtd, aad prtwd to
look equal to new. Cutttne done on ahort nutieav Charrea
moderate. Terms caah. GIr- nveatriaL Hbop weat atda
DR. F. C. HOFFMEIER,
(GradmaU Ua VmiimJ ef Maryland, due ej 17.J
OFFICE one door east of Illrby Ilouee. wbrre b. can b
found day aad night, unlea. profraalonally enfared.
UC -? rCK ILL D11EAMX OF TIIE TI1E01T A5D
lj LIM1S, THE
ITsedlnpriiale pratlire .lore 1-U. rat before the pub
lie In li. It f TJ (l TI ITSEVKUFai-S!
lr.Ef.ll. V J U J AT. jOeeul.audtlOO.
SAMFX.E nOITLES. 10 CEMTS,
A!tdraU.lrr.ilfr.ac. 1 1 V
Kea.1 our auarantre an ' JA o J U.
.. b. Imprietora.
P. A. PEiODSST,
I) EJ LEE IS
Stores ail Tinware, TaMe M Fccret Cutlery,
Knives snd Forks front a Cents U per Sei.
Goods noM cheap aa the cheapest. CivelueacalL
Dee. is, UA. l
TUT STATE OF KAXSAS, l-
DuslniAX Conrrr, j"55-
Corm Ctxaa'a Ornca, )
TaoT, January la, lt. J
NOTICE la hereby riven, that a petition wa. presented
to the lleard f Uanmbwionera of iMDlphan County
aaneaa, at LhHraMiar on the 4th dae ml jV.n.ra- r.i
aakiax foe th, location sf a pablie nmd at the fobwiar
pnata, t. wit:
IVroraiarat the ma-ta-weat corner f aertloa thirty, pa)
!rS1,1Ji,ar,s' P " ' sdnrsaea. (U) ruaniur ooulh
eabalf mile on th. Un. between Doniphan and Brawn
" !- "-t it Vt Inratnl tum.ii m iai al the
sona-weat aermref aaid vetjon, thraea: ranninz enat am
thaaectloei bn. (the nam. briar a pnbU. road) Zany bur
(41) rods, these eeuth forty v. (ii) roda, taenee aonth.
knrinxaltttl.weat.rauath.t.lunawCreek ten. eras,
.vrr. snd eanllnn. to bear a lilt. wnC ot aouth nntil it
oioa we eenire line, inenea went tweatyw. C3) roda.
l!.e Mhrelnr named peruana, vU: J. W.Senoca.
li. lL Hesfer, aad (juarn Bnt as viewers, with inatrne-
nns jo nreetj as u. nmme t B. T. Jlenetaa, an Tuealay.
Jjta day ot rehmsry. let I, snd emeeed U view said ri
rlv. aUparties a searrnr. nnd make do. report to aaid On
By order ef t he Board af County Connujadonera7
" - IK . AtUKla-.
the railrnnd. eaaeut Block. ... m ml tUA. rm
M. f- rluvmiiiv
wrrrywhar. t warn tar ns.
swrk.srsnly your spars
yonrwnm. aw o.
m asssstaussa usaanena new befora th. pobBe.
Ill t 1 Tss eaa make saaney faaur st
1 Ta I wart focnatianat aaytilareW.
" r L I Capttat not Tmreired. W. B
II III start you. tn n day and upwards
sL nLnV-f I nmd. at horn, beta. liaTsalllnsa
rorT-aseariynawxil. -enwwinii. - - i
ikilairai i neTkraneaaiarrt anca Coolly Ostntss I
tsnss ftss, .Jk p-,lrtsrtou.il.C.-rysny as. inisllishsstiss
BnasanarnW-. I Mini TswaailjAaaama, ! ,. li 1 1 aim niisum.
SOCTn.U'EiT tonirr of th. FabUs Square, Tror. Caa
aa. Loaa mcatcr. onr aotM. seQ cacaane. on priaci
rm ' J mmr viuatj HIHII uwu, 44Vr, CC
RESIDENT DEST1ST. TWJ-, Xasaaa. Fronst ss
"5SS5W0 iMn UrJ nous.
7 G"" ?JTW?BM " "" Mooday etfth srata,
sad Walla Clood on th, fourth ilaadijot nch moeth
PrnTSIClAX AXD SUKGEON. Utm Ua prafM
saaial semcc to thadtlsou f Tnraad Tkialty.
Offla on thcorotriTOt.fLeIsads stars, SSdotTC
DK. R. Z -WOOD,
wa. Kiitiis. at. d. a. a. Ddauosa, u, ft.
POTSICULXS ASD SCXGEOXS, tarlaj tmtt a
co-Futaenhlp la th. prartlra of Mniicia, aad bar
mr. ooM mwctfaDx onVr thrfr proftstfanal aerricta to
uwriUiraaof Tror aad lantmadtaii coantrr. OtBrsoa.
door aoath of Bjot' Uanlirar, Mora. llaprtt
S. L. RYAW.
TTORXBV AT LA.W. AXD unt ESTATE AVD
CEO. T. WOOD,
ATTOBXET AT LAW. Trer. Kaaiaa.
promptly attredtd to.
X. B. WOOD.
ATTOWTKr AXD COCSSKLOR AT LAW. Ttot
ATTOK.-BTAT LAW. Troy. Kan OOc. with
AlbjTtl-my. CoUocttaa a spatially.
CRAS. T. CLARK.
TTORXET AT LAW. SaTsraaca, Kanaaa.
THOS. W. HXATXEY.
AHP11?1! AT LXXr AND 'OTAKT PUBLIC.
OOc. la th Court Uooe, Troy, Kanaaa, """""
TTOBJfKY AT LAW. Troy. Doalpaaa Comity.
TRASKLXN BAB COCK.
ATTORXET AT LVTV. Troy. Kanaaa. rm practice
iatheaeveral Court of the Stat. 3ib:r
PIERCE & HEATH,
ATTOnXEWAr LATT. "ma practlc. la Atchleoo.
Jcnvraon. Doniphan, and adjoirdac Coontl. On
oanertta and Commercial Mreote, .ver W.bar a. Atcal
eon, Kanaaa. SJaaaTi.
F. H. DRENTONO,
ATTORSaTT AT LAW. Walhena. Kansas. Ankcal
boalnia wiU be cartfullj attended to. tojaat
R. M. WILLIAMS.
N0v A?TrB"C, .CONVZTAXCEK. AXD RIAL
iJ-ES1. AfI, Jvl'e tload. Kanaaa. Tales paid tt
non-n-Ueata. lands located, andsahaef real astaumad.
"reasonable rates. taKaTL.
A rCTIOXEEE. Tree; Kanaaa. Win attend sales La
.. aUparta of the Cant j. Charrra reasonable.
7.-OJ GEOBGE P. HOWELL .C CO.
SCIENCE vs. EPILEPSY!
DOCTOR AGAINST QUACK!!
(Ft i Aw. Journal alTnlioM
Dr. Ah. Mearrole, flat, of London.) who make, a peeial
tj.flyiler.v. ha. without iloabl treated more cm than
aaj other bruit phjaU-lan. Ills anceeu haa alaiplv been
aoiiihingi wo have braid of rax f over 'JMrarVitaiid
toi lUnWallv cored hvhlm. II. baa puUubed a valua
? 7S '"I djeeaee. whkb be rale with a lam Dot.
tie of hi wondrrfal cure free to any aaflVrer who niav send
their expnsa and I. O. addreM. We advise aar un. wih
inga cure to addreaa Dr. Alt. 1KS.EKOLE, So. WJohn
&t- York. JanlX
I'l.AVn: 1M.AVM! FLAVS! PLAVN!
For Headier Cluon. fur Amateur Theatricala, Temper
peranc. llava, Drawinj Room l'laja. airy Hava, Ktbopiaa
?!I iV-'" ?""'.". spesketa.''l-antomunei Tableaux
LiCbtj, Marnraiam Li-hU, Colored Mre, Itarnt Cork, Tbe
alncal aoe Preparationa. J.tlrr'a Waa Worse. Wire,
"eanl; and Mouatachea at reduced pnera. Coatumea. S-eu-erTharadea.
Kew cataloruea act free, ceotaiaiar. full
dmrrlptum and prices. rUxt ax rssscil A Sws, 3U K. 1 4 !kj
street, Jw kork.
$7 fJP f"J A TEAK and expense, to Areata.
2c,",'r- Addreaa P. a VIOC
y.r.Y, Augusta, Maine.
ADVERTISERS, bradjrwlnr CE0RCE P. XOWELLICO.
loJiprnccXcSew York, can Inun the esert coat of ear
projr.l 1lMf AUVEICTIIO in Amrrkan Newspapers.
rp-100-par.e pamphlet, je. "
Upwards of 2,200 Acres
of the Most Desirable
Lands in Doniphan
The htQowue dejrfliMl l.tul. jvMMt.f..,. .. !.
brat srrlcultoral buida la Doniphan County, ar. aituated
from one to three mile, west of the Atchlaon A Nohraakn
Auuim. ua m. ua. muea souia of xrvy. snd Irom six to
ten miles aortaof AtchUon.
Tenons Jlrln tn purchaw lands adapted to arrlealtar.
and atock raUiac abuubl embrar. taia opportnaity t. so.
care road farma ia a rood nefrbborboud. Tbea. lauds are
aurroanded by and Join Improvnl farms. There la rood
Unas water on each quarter aectlon.
Tlic northeast quarter section 27.
Tho southeast quarter section 27.
Tlip north-west quarter section 2C.
Tito south-west quarter section R
The north-west quarter section 23.
TIiu south-west qnarter section 25.
Tho north-west quarter section 21.
Tho south-west quarter section 24.
The south-east quarter section 23.
The north-west quarter section 13.
The south-west quarter section 13.
The north-west quarter section 13.
The north-cast quarter section 15.
Tho south-east quarter section 15.
All in township 4, range 20.
Warranty Deeds Given.
Tuuu On.thlrd Cash, balance la One, Two and Tares.
Trara. aerured by note, and deedeof trnrt oatholanda.
Persona wiahlax to bay, can Sodrea. by .y
Closing Out Sale for the Sprinjof 1881.
OWTSG f the preference ef the riUiena of thU County
.. ,'w,'VW,,lc,1rreriJ1'aad unknown par.
tie. in other uie I have deeakd to i, ,h. !!. .
lna 1 In Doniphan Couaty, and now J&r 0U cood. heab
thy. l.earold Apple Tree, at t W followta lowla-bTai li
cenu apnwei 112 per aundmli tlOO per UHjOMndT It ia aa
p..l a lotueTerwaatabed In the Couaty. and win pod
llfely b. -Jd. I baraal about a.aw elder tir US reals
apiece. wbrapanle. die tbtwi, 10rcnta,wnen I dlrtheua.
Order, nteelvod at the Sui
rr, un April ut, lr-U
, J. EDUklUr. l-rrorietor.
UIiLUnd. Kansas, December a, lao.
HJghert Kauai at Tbtana aal PolUdslpala.
E.&H.T. ANTHONY & CO.,
SOI liroailicav, A'cw York,
rinnnrnclnrcra, Inassetem, aad: Denier. Ia
Velvet Frames, Alburns, Graphoscopes,
ESOUATKCS, CHEOMOS, PHOTOGEAPHS,
And kindred r4rds-Celebrllles, Actresaes, etc
W, sr, UendirBartera lur ererytarar la the way af
STEBEwPTICOHS and KA0IC LASTZKBS,
Each atyl. briar th. beat of ita elaae la the mackeC
BeaaUful Photocrapble Tranrpareaclea sf Statasry snd
CoarexGlaaa. Atuuraetnrrrs af TelrH Frame. fa-Athl-
latnrea, and Convex Glaaa Pietaren.
Catalorue ot Lantema and Hideo, with directions tor
nainr. aent es nreetpt lea cents. llsurly.
WIU have General Ceaamlaaans Stock SainfeaO
second Katnrday af sack aeanta, at aVraraaea, Urln.
aiaratl'tloek.A.if. K.ax.JwUl be
SATCBDAT, FEBZtTABT U. 1X1.
rimii.l..l. I......1I. mai eami aolicitsL FernsSB
tnecuyoaiinaimaiuiacrma, wmiui.ii.ii iwwaii
I hoe. om mm isds acre, ot land ha roniDnan. Bsswn.
and Xemahn Ceaatlaa. ta aell a. caeanuealon, part tarprond
taraaa, aad part vacant land. "Tor fsrthar
J. W. PKT,
AsM-nayr and SUak BraV.r.
a-. u. am. w iHrrerancn, "-im.
CITY BILLIARD HALL,
WEST SIDE OF PUBLIC SQUARE.
TSOr, : t i i t s i KAX8AS.
WHITE & DILI, PR0PKIlW)isr
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