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OFFICIAL PAPER OF TSEfiO COUITY.
W. S. TILTON, Editor.
Satueday, April 16, 1887.
-33. L. Ferris lias been at Topeka this
. Col. Morgan is back from Ness City,
where he was the fore part of the week
Frank Danford, the able lawyer, has
been at Dighton this week, attending
The forensic effort of Eev. Mahaffee
at the Methodist church last Sunday is
well spoken of.
Richard Hathaway is on the way to
3$es3 county to-day. He expects to re--turn
It. has been showery this forenoon.
The wind is in the southeast,Jand warm,
growing weather is promised,
Lemuel Belding, an old-time resident
of this county, has been in town this
week, looking after a business matter.
Captain Carson drops in with a re
port that he and other members of his
family planted fifteen trees on Arbor
The city is building a sidewalk.
across the avenue from McOlaren's build
ing to the northwest corner of The Cleve
land. The style of numbering boxes at the
"Wa-Keeney post-office has been changed.
Under the new rule the numbering be
gins with the figure 1.
Marshall & Ufford have spread their
goods out in their two big rooms, and
the post-office is in the northwest corner
of the south room.
Dr. Farmer is building a residence a
short "distance southwest of the M. E.
church. 'It is to be 16 feet wide, 26 feet
long, and have ?i 10-foot ceiling.
If you doubt the advertising capacity
of that new business firm, the Pennsylva
nia Investment Company, just throw
your optics athwart what they remark in
We are glad to have Mr. and Mrs. C.
A. Beavers for neighbors in the eastern
portion of the city. They have become
the owners of the T. J. Loesing residence,
and have occupied it this week.
The World job office has turned out
a large order of land circulars for the
Monroe, Henkel & Dann Land Agency.
This, firm are keeping up their customary
gait in doing an extensive business.
T. J. Lossing and family have moved
to the vicinity of Brookville, in this state,
where it is their intention to work their
farm. They are old residents of this
vicinity, and the World regrets to lose
That Norman horse which City Mar
shal Aleop has traded W. S. McGinnis
out of is said to be about the finest stall
ion in this section of the state. Seven
teen hundred pounds are his good order
The board of county commissioners
were in session from Monday until
Thursday. They transacted a large
amount of business. The official paper of
Trego county will publish their proceed
ings next week.
It occurs to us that any of our read
ers who may have occasion to visit
Jerome, Gove county, will do well to
patronize the Commercial Hotel. E. P.
Miller, the proprietor, is determined to
run a good house.
Ex-County Surveyor Ferris last
week surveyed a new town on the Smoky
at the crossing of the road between Oak
ley and Scott City. The name of the
town is Lester, and Sam H. Kelley, now
of Scott City, is interested in it.
Jho. Kobetich, of the Saline valley,
has purchased 700 grape vines this spring.
John, have you contracted for a wine
press? A. S. Marshall, a neighbor of
John's, has also purchased fifty grape
vines. Many others are being set out in
different portions of the county.
. The Halladay Minstrels crave an
entertainment at Opera Hall
evening, which was witnessed by a full
house. The actors are all darkeys.
They have a goo'd brass band and plenty
,of other performers. They came here
in their special car.
B. B. F. Graves', of the Times, Mill-
brook, was a Monday morning caller.
He was returning home from a visit to,
. his son, who is attending the State Agri-
teF mlfnrnl PnllpfTA nf. UTanlmtfan TTno o
vliad been sick with the measles, but was
fi well when his father left him. Over
V thirty students had been down with the
.'V Measles, but only one of them died.
SKTr The family of Bev. Mr. Stavfc nro
about to proceed overland to Lincoln,
Kansas, where Mr. Stayt has been located
o3)reach. Mr. Stayt has been in Wa-
jKeeney this week. We are sorry to lose
?CpMr. Stayt and his family from this com-
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muny. xney are 01 uie cuiturea, enrer-
class which no community can
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"ji.1M TMoTV1f HAMtnnt 'l'kr
I "jtaje i rented Mc's business, house, and he
' iipii have his office with F. Danford, over
. vtberjWk-Keeney Bank. The Investment
VOompany will open a loan office here, and
iMuKue t5" UL ttuowcwii uookb. xney
' warofiased the set belonging to Mr. ,Mc-
I UUiTen. xxemg xros., or me investment;
&J0bnpanYf- are already here. Their f ami-
tfwilLbe Here, from .Heading, .Fa., about
Mtfieiirst pf next month.
Best April Bain Which. Ever
FeU in Trego County :
Since Her First Settlement.
Came Just When It Waa Weeded,
People Almost Too Happy
They Are Farming to Get There!
The Prices of Land. Enhanced.
Weather Trophets Given a Very
Forestry Receives a Boom.
Vegetation in General Coming Out,
Inviting Tour Admiring Inspec
tion. Our people were surprised nearly all
along at least at short intervals from
Tuesday morning until Wednesday even
ing. They had not believed that the
furious winds of a few days previous had
been pumping for them a supply of rain
water such as has rarely, if ever, fallen
upon the face of this region in the early
part of April. Had they made a correct
guess of wnat tne winas .were wording
for, they perhaps would have spoiled its
symmetry by attaching the prediction
that the rain would come with a driving
As it actually was, rain began to
fall very early last Tuesday. The wind
what little there was of it came from the
southeast. It remained in that quarter
until after the rain ceased to fall. This
means until Wednesday night. The rain
fell almost incessantly during Tuesday
and a good portion of that night. Oc
casional showers fell during Wednesday.
The rain at Wa-Keeney wound up
Wednesday evening with a heavy fall of
water. The entire rainfall at Wa-Keeney
aggregated about two inches. Little or
none of it was .precipitated from where it
fell, and our main water courses have not
been swollen. The ground is in the best
possible condition for agricultural pur
poses. The real estate market has a much
better defined bottom than it had a week
The weather prophets think this rain
hit them hard, but it seems to cause them
The forestry work will just hump itself.
The whole face of the country looks up
with a merry twinkle, and promises to
come out within a few days looking as
pretty as a peach!
The entertainment by the Wa-Keeney
uornec .Dana ivionaay evening was a
thorough success. The elaborate pro
gram was carried out fully. Opera Hall
was well filled by an appreciative audi
ence. Frequent applause greeted the
music both vocal and instrumental
and the recitations. Miss Bessie Kelly
and Mr. S. H. Kelley presided at the
piano, and brought forth most charming
sounds. The recitations and singing
were marvels of elegance, and pathos.
They were conducted by Doctors Farmer
and Morgan and Messrs. B. P. Blair and
Quivoy. Every member of the band did
so well that to mention one would neces
sitate the mention of all, but we must
congratulate E. F. Porter as being a
model manager of entertainments. We
are lacking in time and space to particu
larize further. It is our conviction, how
ever, that our band is growing to be one
of the best bands in the state.
The receipts of the entertainment were
$67.50, an amount which of itself speaks
of the general interest that was felt in
behalf of its success.
We are requested to return the thanks
of the band to the quartette for their ser
vices, and also to the artists of the piano.
A Residence Burned.
From Mr. W. W. Walkey, of Gove
county, we have received the particulars
of the burning, Friday night of last week,
of vthe residence of J. J. McMain and
family, five or six miles southeast of
Sloey, in that county. The residence
was a good frame building, and the
fire is supposed to have been started by a
pack rat. At the time, Mr. McMain was
at Gove City, where he had. a job of
carpentering. His wife and their two
children were in the house, and awakened
from their slumbeis barely in time to
save their lives.
Mr. McMain is a hard worker and a
member of the G. A. E. order. One
hundred dollars in money were raised in
Gove City for him and his family. There
was to be a general sewing patty at Mr.
WalkeyXfor the benefit of the family.
MABBiED--At 'the residence of the
officiating minister, F. H Walker, Thurs
day, April 14, Thomas O. Rpberte of
Ogallah, and Miss Thursey Richardson,
Mabbied. At- Wa-Keeney. AtHl 11.
1887, by Bey. Father CBrian, P. Ml
Killoughey, of Westmeath county, Ire
land, to Miss Annie Sharkey, of St
St. Louis papers please copy.
Mr. Killoughey is a young man of
Lpleasant address, who looks like he has
come into .the New West to build a
home. He expects to locate in Greeley
county. The World wishes ninr nd
. . 'Forestry Fencing.
C. G. Tetter has been employed by
Commissioner Robb to build a three
wire fence around the portion 'of the
forestry station at OgaUahwhich has been
under cultivation. Of this, there are about
Arbor Day in Trego County.
This is too early fop the World to
give any extended Teport of the observ
ance of Arbor Day in Trego county.
We. are prepared to say now that a great
many trees were planted by the people of
Wa-Keeney and many other portions of
the county. .
Bohrer and Beard.
We hear that, in the case of Wm.
Bohrer, the painter, vs. W. C. L. Beard,
the plaintiff was late in reaching the
trial, and Justice Groft dismissed the
case, on condition that the defendant pay
ten 'dollars, and the costs. Bohrer was
after seventeen dollars.
The county attorney, at the time set
for trial before Justice Hutzel on Wednes
day, dismissed the case of the state vs.
George E. Fuller. The points in this
case were related in last week's World..
Geo. Bichards was the complaining wit-;
hess. The county had the costs to pay.
They amounted to about one hundred
A Cheerful" Correction.
Last week we published that Doctors
Conger and Jones had s conducted the
post mortem examination of the body of
Frank Ames. That is the way it was.
told to us. Since then, we learn that Dr.
B. F. Morgan was not only present, but
actually performed the dissection. He is
said to have done an excellent job. We
t take pleasure in making the correction.
Failed to Materialize.
There was to be a trial in Justice Hut
zel's court yesterday, but it did not ma
terialize, on account of the complainant,
a person named Branard, ascertaining that
the witnesses for the state could not be
rallied. The case read State of Kansas
vs. Moulton. The defendant was
charged with selling liquors illegally at
Winona, Logan county.
Arbor Day at Hays City.
Star Sentinel, Thursday.
To-Day is Arbor day and we are glad
to note that it is meeting with general
observance by our people. We believe
more capital has been invested this spring
by our citizens in fruit and ornamental
trees than in any year previous. Martin
Allen delivers an address before the
schools to-day, and even the children
have caught the fever and tree planting
is the rage.
The Baker Land Case.
In the examination, at the U. S. land
office this week, into the facts connected
with the charges made against Mr. A. B.
Baker by Special Agent Thomas, quite a
number of witnesses for each side were
present. The prosecution found nobody
to testify to such absence of Mr. Baker
from his claims as would, under the law,
work their forfeiture. It occurs to us
that the case is settled in Mr. Baker's
favor, and that the government ought to
reimburse him for the useless expense
to which its agent has subjected him.
Sunday School in District 10.
On last Sunday the citizens of school
district number 10, (seven miles south of
Wa-Keeney,) organized a Sabbath
school by selecting the following officers:
Superintendent, Geo. Baker; assistant
superintendent, Henry Cabbick; secre
tary, S. C. Peacock; treasurer, Mrs. N. B.
Miller; librarian, Caleb E. Peacock.
The organization will be known as
South Fair View Sabbath school, md
will meet at 10:30 a. m. Neighbors and
friends of the cause are invited to meet
with us. P.
A syndicate has been formed her
for the porpose of manufacturimr lime.
chalk and whiting, from a superior qual
ity of material found in Trego county,
near Wa-Keeney. The following gentle
men have signed an application for a
charter. Mr. I. N. Spear, of Wa-Keeney,
Messrs. Maxwell, Schnell and Callen.
A sample of chalk can be seen at .the J
real-estate office of Schnell and Sands.
The company have 480 acres of land, one
quarter .of which is composed of chalk,
averaging from eight to fifteen feet in
depth. Junction City Republican. '
Hon. W H. Pilkenton, Receiver of
the U. S. Land office, Wa-Keeney, spenf
Sunday and Monday here. He employed j
Mr. Bauman to strengthen and brace the
Sharon Springs Hotel in a strong and
substantial manner. Traveling men and
all guests-of this house may hereafter
rest in safety who patronize it. Mr. P.
is a firm and reliable gentlemen and his
good works and kind deeds follow him in
his Jdaily walks , through life. Sharon
Springs Times, 14.
Mr.. El C. Brooks, chaplain of the
Colorado State penitentiary, was a yes
terday caller, in company with his cousin
and our fnerid, B. O. Wilson, Esq.,' of
this city. Mr. Brooks will lecture at the
M. E. church Sunday night, under the
auspices of the W. C. T. U., on "the sub
ject" "Within Prison Walls." We have
no doubt that the chaplain will have an
audience as large the house can hold.
- No further need to send East for nice,
cheap goods.,. Come to your own store
and select on sight.
Ladies' and Infants' Furnishing goods
.Hats and,Bonnets for all ages, from the
baby to great grandma. The same in
drees goods. ?-.'.."
421 Mrs; & L. !FusW
Ice cream at Moore's at all hours. . '
-Goto T. RMoore'a tor fresh' vege
tables and fruits. 424
" FOR SALE.
A lot of millet and sorghum seed.
4243 v J. KAlsop.
Will pay one dollar and seventy-five
cents per acre to have forty acres broken
out, three miles north of Wa-Keeney.
Enquire of John A Nelson. '
-Call and see the Listers at Kelly Hard
ware and Implement Co., before making
Wanted A well-built horse; must
not be below medium' size, and must be
thoroughly gentle and a good single
worker in a buggy. Enquire at this
. Fine Woolens just .arrived at
Spicer's, the merchant tailor. 421 .
I have coal which is better than any
of the Illinois coal, and a good deal
cheaper. 421 C. M. PauiiIi.
Gents' and ladies' gloves a new lot
just received at Wilcox & Son's, which
Miss Mary is anxious to show.
At Geo. Baker's Meat Market, eggs for
setting, from thoroughbred Plymouth
Bocks, one dollar per setting. 421
Go to Wilcox & Son's for ladies'
Jerseys and Jersey-fitting gloves.
WORK AT MR. FEIOK'S RESIDENCE
I will be in Wa-Keeney on Tuesday
and Wednesday following the first Sat
urday of each monthbad weather ex
cepted. Plate Vork a specialty. Pain
less extraction of teeth.
419-tf. D. M. Dougherty, Dentist.
Kelly Hardware and Implement Co.
have just received one hundred Iron Beam
Ro'd Breakers the cheapest and best
plow ever brought to the west. .Call and
Call and see our'dollar pants.
422-3 Wilcox & Son.
A fresh supply of hard coal
flour just arrived, at C. M. Paull's.
TWO CAR-LOADS OF FLOUR
just received. Prices 'way down. 1.50
to S3 per hundred.
385tf C. M. Patol.
Fancy Worsteds just arrived at
Spicers' the merchant tailor.
London Suitings and Trouserings
just arrived at Spicers, the merchant
Graham flour and corn meal
C. M. Paull's.
Geo. Baker keeps every thing to be
found in a first class market; pork sau
sage a speciality. '
The best assortment, by far, ever
brought to "Wa-Keeney, at Kelly Hard
ware and Implement Co. 418-tf
Ho. 8793. IT. S. Land Office, Wa-Keeney, Kan.
April 4, 1887.
Complaint having been entered at this office by
Anton Najrerd against Frank L Campbell for
abandoning, his homestead entry No. 12579,
dated April 27, 1886, upon the east half
southeast qr of section 84, township 12 s, raDge
25 w, in Tretjo county. Knns. with a view
to the cancellation of said entry; the said parties are
hereby summoned to appear at this office on the 4th
day of June, 1887, at 1 o'clock, p. m., to respond
ana iurnisn testimony concerning said alleged
W H PILKENTON, Receiver.
A. H. Blair, Attorney. 424
You Need A -Newspaper.
You need "one which is Established.
ou need one which knows this Eegionl
like a book, and will give you
The Western Kansas World is
: " iuthYear;
It is Republican always, and discusses
matters pertaining ttr the develops
ment of Western Kansas.
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We have secured the agency for this place to represent
the largest Wholesale Carpet House in Chicago, toseHV"
Carpets by sample. By this plan we can offer
the greatest advantages over other dealers.
We Sell Carpets Cheaper. . .-.
We IxaYeVQO Expense Carrying Stock. .
We can sliow the very Latest Styles. .
We have no old stock. l I
We furnish the goods bright and fresher
We have a very large assortment. ;-
We can sell you what you want r
and 'see the best variety of Carpets ever shown
in this vicinity.
a WE DEAL IN -
WAGONS, and BUGGIES, I
Corn Shelling, Well Drilling-and Threshing Outfits,
Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers of
SCHMITT'S CELEBRATED ROD BREAKING PLOWS.
Our Stock is New, and of the Latest Improved Styles.
WE DO A GENERAL LINE OF
Blacksmithing, Carriage and Wagon Work.
HORSE SHOEING AND PLOW WORK A SPECIALTY.
Also agents tor (Jook's Architectural Device and
in Trego, Gove, Ness and
Sohmltt & Forrester,
HAVE A FULL LINE OF
GENTS' 8c BOYS' CLOTHING,
Hats, Gaps, Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Handkerchiefs,
And Everything in the Furnishing Line.
A FULL LINE' OF UNDERWEAR.
Also all kinds of
LADIES' HOSE, HANDKERCHIEFS m NEGKWEAR.
Come and see .us. You will find '
what you want, and we; will spit' , fi?;
you in prices and quality.
If you don't want
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