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GRAIN AND FEED.
: GUn Tua Sets, $10to$15.
GENTS' SMOKING SETS,
COLORED GLASS SETS,
CHILDEN'S TEA SETS,
: Silver Plated
Knives and Forks
WESTERN KAS. WOELD.
W. S. TILTON, . Editor.
Saturday, December 12, 1885.
The New York Nation, which
seems to pride itself on knowing the
innermost recesses of American pol
itics, possibly feels by this time a
certain degree of embarrassment
consequent upon a thing that has
happened since its issue of Decem
That paper then, in an article of
some length, opened with this sen
tence: A queer phase of the Logan campaign
for the presidency of the senate is the
fresh re elation which it makes oE the
ruling passion of the Blame mind to
"work" for every office which comes in
Further on, after adhering to the
idea that Logan was the Blaine can
didate for president pro tern, of the
senate, the Nation says:
They begun within a few hours after
the vice president's death to "boom" Lo
gan for the place, and have hardly paused
a moment since in their efforts to crowd
him into it, whether the senators think
him the best man or not.
In order that our readers may
know what estimate to place upon
the Nation's shrieks against Logan,
the World will say that he was
tendered the unanimous nomination
by the Republican caucus of sena
tors, and, when apprised of what
they had done, he declined, with
thanks, though peremptorily.
General Logan deserved the posi
tion. As a rule, the Republican
press of the country demanded that
ft be given to him. After all, he
doubtless knew whether he "needed
it in his business." Still, like the
Kaus.is City Journal, the World
would liave liked to see him take it
anywajr, because the Democrats
were so bitterly opposed to his hav
Mr. S.E. Sawjer, of Fairmont, Neb.r
who is one of the Pamilton town com
pany, came down to help make Familton
boom; but he was called homo yesterday
by a telegram announcing that an acci
dent had befallen his wife. The nature
ifthe accident was not revealed in the
L. D. Cowan, of Wichita county, who
was arrested by the United States mar
shal on the charge of forgery, was taken
beforo Judge Brewer, of the United
States district court, yesterday, and had
liis case .continued until Monday, when
ho espects to have his bond Tofeka
Daily Capital, . Mr. Cowan is a land
agent, and was in this office about two
A fellow happened in at Kelly &
Walker's awhile back. A conversation
was sprung concerning western Kansas
past, present and future. In the course
of his remarks the happener-in observed
that ho had"heard' that Kelly & Walker
got their start by selling wagon bolts to
the boomers-out of this region in 1880
L. A. Fisher, the go-ahead Collyer
merchant, advertises lumber in the Lane
County Herald at from'$16'to $22 per
1000, and coal at from $5 to S6 per ton.
That paper well says: "He thoroughly
understands his business and has the
knack of buying goods at the very lowest
figures. Those who wish to do their
own freighting will undoubtedly find it to
their advantage to call on Mr. Fisher."
- E. H. Philippi, Esq., of Beardstown
UL, on the occasion of renewing his sub
scription to the Western Kansas World
for a full year, writes: "Very much pleased
with your paper. It gives me much val-
able information. I expect to locate in
Trego county in the near fnlure." The
editor of the Wobld will .say; toMr.
Philippi, as well as to others of ite East
ern subscribers, "have you not some neigh
bors who are looking westward for a
home? If jou have, can not you recom?
mend them to subscribe fortius paper for
, the purpose of getting a conservative and
correct view of western Kansas as it is
now and is likely to be for years to come?
Such favors are treated in this ffice as
the eems they 'really are, partaking, as
they do, ofjTuennlnn of a private favor 1
jiUvl ii public blo-Siin. t j
I have the LARGEST, FINEST,
and MOST COMPLETE
WHICH I "WIIiIi OFFER
TEN PER GENT. BELOW
Regular prices, in order to close
out my stock.
District court next Monday.
A paper is about to be Btarted at
A stick of Candy 2 feet
for 1 cent at Kerns & Kyle's.
Opera Hall is being plastered.
will be warm for conrt-ing next week.
S. R. Cowick, Esq., cut out the center
of the week by taking a trip to Ellis.
Dr. and Mrs. Barnard, of Wallace,
have been visiting at Dr. Conger's this
The firm of Wilson & Snider mean
business. Bun through their ad. if you
-C. M. Paull
delivers his own
A scanty snow fell early in the week.
The cold weather has stayed. P. S. So
has the most of the snow.
T. W. Miller and his son "Jap" have
purchased a number of acres of corn in
Ellsworth county. T. W. is down there
It is on the boards professional
phrase for the Wa-Keeney brass band
to give a dance in Opera Hall Christmas
Fine Overcoats, and awful
cheap, at Kerns & Kyle's. 352
A new petition for a second school
bond election has been signed generally
this week. The amount to be voted on
L M. Tost, the proprietor of the
grand newly-built mill at Hays City, gives
our readers a little talk. Don't fail to
take it in.
Two cars of hard coal at C. M.
The marriage of two of Wa-Keeney's
young people is announced for next
Thursday evening. We'll see you later
with the particulars.
A new lot of Ladies' Cloaks and
Silk Circulars just received at Kerns
D. M. Henkol, of this place, has been
appointed U. S. commissioner in the
place of Jno. A. Nelson, who tendered his
resignation last fall.
A. Wobld reporter notices, by a
mighty pretty sign, that Bus. Hogin is in
the Oklahoma business. He is a rattling
land agent, just the same,
Mr. W. L. Dawson, of Wallace, was a
pleasant WoRLD-office caller on Tuesday.
He is the partner of Mr. J. H. Mathers in
the land business at that place.
Geo. L Verbeck sails into the adver
tising field with heavy craft There is no
use in asking you to read his ad. You
can't help it; and, reading it, you will be
attracted by its offers.
The nicest assortment of goods
or all kinds in
Kerns & Kyle's.
Wa-Keeney is at
To Mr. James Kelly: It is notour
desire to meddle with your private busi
ness, but don't Schmitt's well maneuvre
ing make you feel like making a couple of
wells of those two deserted holes on your
Mr. Brown, of Wa-Keeney, made a
business trip up here the fore part of the
week. He was accompanied by his wife
and baby, and spent a few days visiting
with relatives and friends. Millbrook
The best Nickel Cigar in this
town or any other town is the "Gilt
Edge." For sale by Kerns & Kyle.
John A. Nelson recently sold to G.
O. Stebbins,ior $2,250, the Granger 160
acre tract, jnst north of the town limits.
Stebbins sold it to somebody else for
$2,500, we are told. It has been laid off
into blocks and lots as an addition to
Wa-Keeney. If the boom keeps up it
Oh, yes! Go" to C. M. Paull's
for Rock Springs and "Colorado
The howling tempest of Friday of
last -week set in at this place in the night.
John T. Allen, of Wallace was sleeping
at 'one of our hotels. He remarked to a
man-in a bed close by that1 the wind was
blowing pretty hard. The answer came
quietly, divested entirely of feeling or
surprise, as far as Mr. Allen could judge:
"Yes, it does seem to be blowing some.
It has taken the led from under me two
or three times."
The nicest "selection of
CalMa GAMED FRUITS
AT 25 CENTS A CAN.
BLUE HORSE SHOE
Do not be deceived into buying the
RED Horse Shoe Flour.
At 81.00 per bueheL Come soon, as Po
tatoes will soon be scarce and higher.
.Died On December 10, 1885, at the
residence of J. W. Wilkin, one mile south
of Wa-Keeney, Harry Lemon, son of F.
W. Lemon, aged about 10 years.
Harry had for some time been suffering
with tonsilitis. A short time prior to his
death, his condition was supposed to be
improving. Finally his heart ceased to
do its work.
The funeral services were held at the
Presbyterian church at 3 o'clock yester
day, the 11. The remains were then in
terred in the Wa-Keeney cemetery.
To a sorrowing father, we extend our
We remind the members of the or
ganization once more that Captain Trego
Post of the Grand Army of the Bepublic
is to elect officers next Tuesday evening
for the new year. There should be a
general attendance of members.
Friday evening of last week, Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Walker reached Wa-Keeney
from Bock Island county, HI., where they
had been taking that visit among old
relatives and friends. Mr. Walker called
at this office and reported having had a
The new school election in this
district is called for Saturday, December
19, between the hours of 8 o'clock A. M.
and 6 p. m. Although the seven-thoueand-dollar
scheme is to be tried again, there
is considerable sentiment in favor of
voting bonds for five thousand dollars,
instead of seven thousand.
-Our old standby, W. W. Walkey,
Esq., of Gove covnty, dropped in, Tues
day evening, to swap a few sentences with
the head mogul of tho World. He had
been to Phillips county, and purchased a
load of potatoes. Mr. Walkey likes
western Kansas for stock-farming better
than he likes the country further east for
straight farming or anything else. Here,
Kelly & Walker have for sale a stove
for the burning of cow chips. It is short
legged, has a big body, which grows
"wider out" until the top is reached; the
top is a flat surface, and is not more than
three and a half or four feet off the
floor. It is manufactured at Leaven
worth. Mr. James Kelly does not claim
to be the patentee of this stove, but he is
sure that the design was based on his
portrayal a few years ago to a traveling
man of that firm of the urgent necessity
of an invention of this character.
Mr. Felix T. Gandy was a welcome
caller Wednesday, not merely because heJ
left us an order for a lot of job printing,
but by reason, as well, of his being a
splendid man socially. Mr. Gandy has
property interests in Sherman county.
He is the father of the town of
Gandy, in that county, and has
recently resigned the postmastership
of that place, Mr. Gandy has located
in Wallace, where he has opened a coal,
grain, baled hay, etc., business. Wallace
is in need of a business of that kind, and
Mr. Gandy, it occurs to us, is just the
man to win at it.
Captain Hey, of Cheyenne Grove,
Lane county, was a Wobld caller on
Tuesday. ,,The captain's name is as fa
miliar with ns as the Book of Nahum in
the Bible is, although we have not known
the captain quite as long. But, by repu
tation, we have known him since along
in 1879. Like the writer, he is a border
ruffian, in the sense of having lived large
ly on the frontier, from away back. He
settled in Bice county, Minn., (where we
lived later,) in 1854, when that region was
less civilized than this has been within
the last seven or eight years. The cap
tain said 'he came to western Kansas to
secure relief from rheumatism. He sells
goods and acts land agent.
AT HAYS CITY.
The excellent Flour made at the
NEW ROLLER MILL
Is reported by our farmers as sur
passing fine and our merchants,
too, speak well of the Flour
from Yosts' Mill.
Farmers, take your grists there. The
The mill is said to equal any in
KOTICE OF ADMINISTRATOR'S APPOINTMENT.
STATE OF KANSAS. , .."
Tiioirx " IaProbate Court.
STATS Of mCHAJO. -WA1MO, SEOUSZB.
Letters of administration la the araal form were
granted mito S. J. Osbora, on this 7th day of Decem-
8. J. OSBORN.
Uttet. F. n. CONGER,
j. rivunic uui(?.
LATM St PAPER,
IN FACT, EVERYTHING
Is. required to make a Complete
Stock in my line.
Be sure to call and see my LUM
BER before buying.
Mr. E. D. Wheeler started to New
York state last Monday to be gone a
month or two or longer.
FOR SALE. 150 Head Graded Cattle on one
year's time, with 10 per cent Interest, In lots
to suit purchasers. J. W. KEBN8.
Enquire at Kerns & Kyle's Store, in Wa-Keeney.
"VTOTICE. W1U parties who are indebted to me,
.131 please call and setUe their accounts at once!
Please do not wait for me, but call and pay up and
see me look happy.
354-4 GEO. I. VERBECK.
'ANTED. A dozen head good hellers or cows,
rrom a to a years oia.
S. C. ROBB,
DRAY BUSINESS. I shall hereafter have a dray
for the purpose of accommodating those who
want work in this line.
351-tf. C. M. PAmVL.
CALLING CARDS. A beauUful calling card is
justly praised by both giver and receiver. We
have a large stock of thee cards. For the first time
we now have them on public exhibition. If you call
to see them, and don't like at least some of the
styles, you may as weU halt. You could not be
suited anywhere. As n business proposition, what
we say about our calling cards is all wool, a yard
wide, and warranted not to shrink or warp. 351-tf
CATCH THE SHADOW ere the substance flies.
Photographs, ferreotypes, all kinds of photo
tographing done. If you wish good work call on us,
over Kritchfleld's, for a few weeks only. 348
LL persons wishing to purchase U. P. Railroad
L Lands, call on JOHN A. NELSON,
U. P. Land Agent
A GIRL WANTED. Must understand housework.
To such an one, steady employment and good
money will be given. Enquire at the Western Kan
sas Wobld office.
WANTED. A Baker for Bread and Cakes. Must
be a good steady man.
Bakery and Confectionery, Wa-Keeney, Kan.
FOR SALE. 20 yearling steers. In fact, one is
full 2 years old and four or five are about 20
months old. A bargain If called for within a week.
"VTTTUTE OUT YOUR ORDER. If you would like
T V to have Kalsomining, Pointing, Graining and
Paper-hanging done, I will do them for you and give
Please give me your order by mall.
339-tf Wa-Keeney, Kansas.
J. L. MILLER. F. W. PUTNAM.
BENNETT & SMITH,
REAL ESTATE AGEITS
Wa-Keeney, Kan. Garden City, Kan.
Do a Genera Real Estate & Government
BE FERE NOES :
FINNEY CO. BANK, TREGO CO. BANK,
Garden City, Kan.
BUFFALO PARK, KAJSTS.
LARGEST STOCK IN GOVE COUNTY. YOUR. PATRONAGE
r " SOLICITED.
MEAT - MARKET,
H Propriitor. flf
BEST PRICES PAID
CASH PAD) FOR HIDES AND FURS.
CORN AT 35 CENTS.
A large and
I offer at a reduction of 10 per cent,
below former prices.
( OMING. 8 car-loads of Bock Springs Coal to the
V coal yard of
C. M. PAULL.
Of all Kinds
WILSON & SNIDER'S,
One Door West of the Commercial Hotel,
OPPOSITE THE DEPOT.
Lunch At All Hours.
Booth's Fresh Oysters !
PLATE OR QUART.
FOR FAT STOCK
I handle the celebrated
WHITE SEWING MACHINE
WILSON, MURRRAY & CO., BANKERS,
WA-KEENEY, - - KANSAS,
Prepared to do a General Banking Business,
Opera Block, First Door North of the Post-Office,
IST'And Respectfully Solicit a Share of the Public Patronage.,
We have a Fire and Burglar Proof Safe,
TREGO COUNTY BANK,
J. H MARCH & CO., BANKERS.
DEALS IN REAL ESTATE.
IGfChoice improved farms for sale or rent. A personal interview or
correspondence solicited from parties desiring to buy or sell
real estate in Trego county, Kansas.
And pays out on pre-emptions, loans money, discounts notes, issues certifi
cates of deposit payable on demand,
Sells Pasage Tickets
To and from Europe, buys and sells exchange, makes collections and des
a general banking business.
Successors to MORGAN & DANN,
liEML - MERCHANDISE.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICES PAID
FOR ALL KINO OF
COUNTRY i PRODUCE.
CONSTANTLY ON HAND,
AND SOLD AT
Your choioe in cabooM at 7
VELVETEENS, COLORED ANJ
8 1-3 Cts. and Up.
COTTON and WOOLEN
AT REDUCED PRICES.
Prices to Close Out.
with the latest lmprored Time Lock.
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