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OFFICIAL PAPER OF TREGO COUNTY.
gvnjRDAY, June 30, 1894.
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MA JOE E. N. MORRILL,
J?or Associate Justice Supreme Court,
W, A. JOHNSON.
For Lieutensnt Governor,
JAMBS A. TR.OPTMAN,
For Secretary of State,
-JVJLLIAM O. EDWARDS.
For State Auditor,
-GEORGE E. COLE.
For State Treasurer,
OTIS L. ATHERTON.
For Attorney General,
FRANK B. DAWES.
jFor Superintendent Public Instruction,
' EDMJJND STANLEY,
RICHARD W. BLUE.
jFor .Congressman of the Sixtli District,
A. H. ELLIS.
;For Jjidge of the 23rd Judicial District
-The Idle Currency,
Tlje people who are demanding
jnore .currency an the ground that
n increase of the circulation would
stimulate enterprise and restore bus
iness activity, ignore the fact, if
they are aware of it, that never be
fore was there so much idle curren
cy in the country as at present, and
never were the rates of interest at
the financial centers lower than
now. Large sums of money have
been recently offered in New York
without finding takers at 1 per cent
per annum for three months, and
good four to six months1 commer
cial paper, according to the New
"York Sun, can be sold at from 2 to
per cent per annum. Call money
js nominally 1 per cent, but in
many instances it is nnlendable.
The same condition, jfc appears, pre
vail abroad. In Loudon call money
;s quoted at per cent per annum
and discounts for three njonths' pa
per at a fraction under per cent.
In Paris and Berlin the interest of
money, though not as low as it is in
London, is still much lower than it
has been for years. The banks of
Europe are overflowing with gold.
The Bank of England has $180,000,
000, the Bank of France $350,000,
000, and the Bank of Germany
1$75,000,000. The Austro-Hun-garian
bank also, as well as the na
tional treasury of Austro-Hungary
has accumulated a large amount of
gold to prepare for the approaching
resumption of specie payments in
gold and the establishment of that
metal as the standard of value in
place of silver, to be completed dur
ing the year. It will thus be seen
hat ajl the great nations have an
Abundant supply of money, and that
A great deal of it is unemployed,
though those having it are offering
jt at extraordinary low rates.
A writer in the New York Sun
ays that while the accumulation of
Idle money js unfavorable symptom,
$n that it shows a diminution of ac
tivity in business, it Is nevertheless,
p. yalijable practical refutation of
the fallacy! so often repeated andso
-vehemently insisted upon, that there
;s mot currency enough in the coun
try to meet the requirements of
trade, as well as that other fallacy,
equally often repeated and vehe
mently asserted, that the world's
ptock of gold is not sufficient for its
business needs. The scarcity of
money last summer when the panic
was at jts worst was due to hoard
ing, which the panic inspired, and
t disappeared as soon as the panic
has Bpent its force, ''At no time be
fore -or since," says the Sun writer,
"was there any Jack of the currency
necessary for business transactions
And if at the time enough currency
had been created by any magical
process to satisfy those who ask for
it merely to hide it away in safes
And yaults the stock of it now lying
dle would be at least (double whafc it
js, if not more. That the panic was
not the result but the cause of a
lack of currency is proved by the
fact that in tljree years previous to
it the silver purchases under the
Sherman act had created $150,000.-
jOOO in legal tender notes, and that
the exports of gold to wljich it is as
cribed by some were not as great
flrhen it commenced as they have
been this year without creating the
lightest alarm."" Nevertheless the
Agitation for more currency goes on.
, With hundreds of millions of cur
rency unemployed and no demand
for if; at the temptingly low
fttes of interest at which it is offer
ed, is it not pfcter folly to demand
$ht the supply be increased by the
jddition of a IJiousand million - dol
lars or moref To what proper or
legitimate use could this additional
currency be put? That is a ques
tion which the advocates of curren
cy inflation do not satisfactory an
swer, nor can they. What is need-
I ed is not more currency, but confi
dence that what we have can be
J safely invested, and confidence will
not be restored until the conditions
which disturb and impaired it are
removed. With the tariff disposed
of and the fact settled that the cur
rency is to be let alone there is rea
son to believe that the prevailing
distrust would largely disappear, and
when that js the case there will be a
resumption of business activity. It
would be no help to this result, but
rather the reverse to currency infla
tion. f Omaha Bee.
What Populism Has Done For
Ruined the credit of the state.
Upheld train stealing, anarchy
Given us scandals in nearly every
The secretary of state convicted
of criminal libel.
Bought worthless school bonds at
the expense of the state.
Instituted the Hughes court mar
tial at an expense of nearly $10,000.
Fed diseased mpac to veterans at
the soldiers' home at Dodge City.
Endorsed Todd's calamity circular
that farming in Kansas does not
Given us extravagance and cor
ruption by wholesale in the name of
Winked at the prohibitory law
and countenanced violation in many
Appointed a fugitive from justice
to one of the most responsible offices
in the state.
Organized a partisan militia to
accomplish by force what they could
not do by ballot.
Humiliated a long suffering peo
ple by assinity in nearly every state
office of responsibility.
Made the state the laughingstock
of the country by petty jealousies
and bickerings in office.
Approved a stte treasurer's bond
not in proper form and practically
of no protection to the people.
Organized a rump house and
maintained the same for three
months at a cost of nearly $50,000.
Demonstrated their boodhng pro
clivities by accepting money from
lottery and whisky men of Kansas
Called out the state militia in a
time of peace and attempted to in
timidate a loyal people by turning
the house of representatives over to
a lot of anarchists.
Squandered the public money in
useless and partisan investigation
while drawing money from the
treasury illegal themselves.
Fine gro-n ing weather.
An abundance of rain the last eek.
Mrs. O. F. Hawkes at last account was
Mrs. Hunt and daughter were vibiting
at Banner a few davs hibt week.
All should bear in mind that Collyer
people will celebrate the coming Fourth
Mr. Harvev, A. B. Redmond and
Coleson went last "n eek to Barton coun
ty to work.
The station agent at Collver purchas
ed the Myer's residence last week and
Myers bought the old postoffice building.
The school district at Collver has im
proved their property by the erection of
a new steel wind mill bought of William
Theo Courtney and M. P. Redmond
are breaking 150 acres on section 16,
townsliip 16, range zo. Courtney has
County Line Notes.
BY A RESIDENT.
Another good rain Thurbday morning.
Wheat harvest is on now in eastern
Patrick Callahan sold some cattle a
few days ago.
The dance at Frank Furbeck'a last
week was not over crowded.
The oats and barley crops in south
eastern Trego are nearly a failure this
Sheriff Allnian and several of his
neighbors -were trading in Ellis last Sat
urday. Abram Cross had the misfortune to
get thrown off of one of his horses a
couple of weeks ago injuring his thigh,
but is better again.
Orlando Carlbon, a former resident of
Riverside township, who has been on
an extended trip to Minnesota, has re
turned to Trego county again.
INVESTIGATE the irrigated lands of
Idado and you will find
them the cheapest, the
' best and the most ac
cessible to ma'rkets.
EMIGRATE to Idaho and you will
be happy. Its a new
country, its for the poor
man and the smaller
farmer and fruitgrower.
IRRIGATE the lands of Idaho and
you have a surety of
crops and fruits in
COGITATE? Of course you will, then
send for our 'Idaho ad
E. A. Lewis, Agent,
Qt P, & T. A.; Omaha, eb,
Ellsworth, Overwhelmed With Tor
rents of Water,
Wind, Lightning and Hail Add to
From the Ellsworth Reporter.
About 1 oclock p. m. Monday, during
the prevalence of a high east wind, the
clouds that had been scurrying over the
city wTere seen to thicken and bank up
in the western horizon. At first everyone
supposed that the blessing of a good rain
was about to be sent upon the section
of the county west of us. while Ells
worth was doomed to another disap
pointment. It was not long, however,
until the clouds assumed a green and an
gry look, and were noticed tobereturn
ing on their track towards the city. This
time they came in a solid, threatening
mass, the edges white and foaming, fly
ing swiftly upward, while dark masses
rolled in beneath, turned white and
sped upward in their turn. Those who
observed the coming storm closely, say
that the meeting of the east and west
winds was marked as plainly defined in
the clouds as it might be marked upon a
map. By 2 o'clock the rain began to
pour down upon Ellsworth, while the
the wind and lightning were frightful in
the extreme. The rain came down in
sheets, and near the ground drifted in a
horizontal direction, sifting into and
through every crack and crevice on the
exposed sides of buildings. The hail,
light at first, gradually increased in di
mensions until the average hailstones
were the size of walnuts; they bounded
upon the roofs and siding like rocks, and
crashed through glass and screens like
bullets. No glass was thick enough to
turn them, even the splendid plate glass
in the banks being smashed to pieces.
In the course of thirty minutes the
water from the hillsides came rushing
through the streetb and soon rose high
enough to sweep horses off their feet.
Barns, outhouses, sidewalks, and awn
ings were swept away and carried again&t
the railway embankment southeast of
town. Even' cellar in the business por
tion of the city was filled, water spurted,
out through cracks and forced its way
through doors until nearly all the first
floors were covered, sometimes a foot in
At the Ballon house the whole force
gathered in the office and sat perched on
chairs, tables and counter, as the hou&e
was flooded. Many fine tn.es were de
stroyed and immenbe damage done to
gardenb, as well as to carpets, plastering,
etc., in all parts of the city.
But the most serious loss of the storm
was occasioned by the collapse of the
two brick buildings of R. W. Long and
R. Ruehl. These two buildings were on
the corner of Doughlas avenue and 2nd
street, and together occupied a frontage
of of fifty feet and a depth of sixty feet.
The two houbes were two stories in
height and were practically one. The
corner room was occupied by R. W.
Long, grocer, who carried a stock of no
less than $10,000 in value. Mr. Ruehl
occupied the next room with butcher
shop and store room. Both families oc
cupied the second stories of their re
spective buildings for residences. With
the rush of water down the streets and
into the cellars, supplemented by the
fierce wind, the houses went down like
paper, Ruehl's first and Long's in a few
seconds afterwards. Fortunately the
preliminary swaying and cracking
w arned the inmates and they were ena
bled to escape, yet as by a hairs breath.
Little Ralph Hissem was in Mr. Long's
store, and Mr. Long seized him together
with hib son and hurried them into the
alley. Later Ralph was found up a tree,
safe, sound and undismayed, not even
The w orst of the storm was from two
to five o'clock in which time it was ab
solutely at the peril of drowning that
anyone ventured into the streets. By
eight o'clock the water had bubsided
and the streets were filled with sight
seers and laborers, the one curious to
see what damage had been done, and
the other as eager-to repair it. A large
force of men volunteered to aid Mr.
Long m the rescue of such goods as were
savable. Of course the loss is practically
Most of our citizens suffered more orless
loss, but these petty losses are lost sight
of in the universal sympathy for those
whom misfortune has so grievously in
Climate and Crops Just Bight.
Oklahoma has thousands of anrps of
the finest farming land in the world,
waiting for you or anybody else with a
little cash and lots of gumption. Cli
mate and crops are just right. Farms
will cost more next vear than this. To
find out if this is the country you want,
ass x. r. JNicliolson, li. A. Santa Fe
Route, Topeka, Kansas, for free copy of
Hon. H. L. Pestana, of Russell, Kansas,
will deliver the oration.
Game of Ball.
And Other Amusements.
In the evening a grand ball will be held
in the G. A. R. Hall.
S"Program to commence at 10 a. m,
gjtt Everybody welcome (g
Q, T, York, Secretary,
B. CO WICK,
Attorney at Law,
All business before the U. 8. Land Office and In
terior Department promptly attended to.
Attorney at Law & U. S- Land Att'y
Givci peclal attention to the collection of Real
Does a General Real Estate Business. Money
Loaned on Deeded .Property. Office In southeast
room of Opera Block, -up-stalrs.
J OHS A. NELSON,
Attorney and Real Estate Agent.
JS"Fop choice bargains in lands give mo a call.
All kinds of buiness promptly attended to for
Attorney at Law,U. S. Land Attorney
and Real Estate Dealer.
Special attention given to Contests and Final
Proofs. Office east side Franklin street.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Practices in Courts and before the U. S. land
A B. JONES,
Physician and Surgeon
Office and Drug Store on east side Franklin st.
WA-KEKNKY - - KANSAS.
Special attention given to buildings of modern
styleb. Shop north of Court House.
BOOT AND SHOE SHOP.
J5jP"Custom work made and repaired
Shop on Franklin street south of rail
Rooms newly furnished.
EUROPEAN PLAN- .
Rooms, 50c, 7oc and $1.00.
J. A. ROSE, Proprietor
1032 Union Avenue.
Opposite Ladies' Entrance Union Depot.
KANSAS CITY, MO-
Cut rate ticket office in connection.
KANSAS CITYEST. JOSEPH
sT. LOUIs, CHICAGO,
ST. PAUL. ZEE MINNEAPOLIS,
Vestibuled Drawing Room Sleep'g Cars
Free Reclining Chair Cars.
ONLY ONE CHANGE OF CARS
THE ATLANTIC COAST
THE BEST LINE FOR
NEW YOKK BOSTON",
AND ALL POINTS
NORTH and EAST.
For full information, address
JE3L. C. OI&I&,
Ass't Gen'l Pass. A't, Kansas City, Mo
I I Pamphlets describing the re
rj I source of
NEW MEXICO ana
may be had by addressing G. T. Nicholson, G, P.
& T. A.. A., T. & S. F. K. It., Topeka, Kansas.
Mention this paper.
If Growth in Texas, It's Good.
The Texas Coast country vies with
California in raising pears, grapes, and
strawberries. In 1893 record of H. M.
Stringfellow, Hitchcock, Texas, who
raised nearly $6,000 worth of pears from
13 acres, can be duplicated by you. G.
T. Nicholson G, P. A. Santa ,Ee Route,
Topeka, Kansas, will be glad to furnish
without charge an illustrated pamphlet
feljing about Texge,
Snmmons for service on non-resident.
State of Kansas, to: John A. Bowles, Maud J.
Bowles his wife, O. H. Ghrfstofther and Chris
topher his wife, whose first name is to plaintiff
Yon are hereby notified that yon have been sued
in the District Court of Trego county, Kansas,
together with G. W. E. Griffith, trustee et al., as
co-defendants by Abby 8. Sheldon, plaintiff. This
summons is to require you to appear and answer
antil nptttinn nt nTnfntlff fit Br! In Rnirl nonrt. on or
( before the 23d day of July, 1894. or said petition
w;u oe uuten as true ana judgment renaerea
against you for the foreclosure of a certain mort
gage executed on the 25th day of May, 1887, by said
defendants, John A. Bowles and Maud J. Bowles,
upon the following described lands and tenements,
The southeast quarter of section four (4), town
ship fifteen (15), range twenty-three (23 j west of
the 6th P. M., and containing one hundred and
sixty 11601 acres more or less in Trego county,
Kansas, to secure the payment of the sum of stx
hundred dollars with interest thereon at the rate of
seven per cent per annum, and recorded in the
office of the register of deeds in said Trego county,
on the 5th day of July, 1887. in Vol. 6 at page 284
of the records of said office; and the prayer of said
petition is that baid defendants John A. Bowles
and Maud J. Bowles et aL, and each of them, and
11 persons claiming by, through or under them or
either of them, be forever barred and foreclosed
of and for any and all right, title, interest or equity
of redemption in, to or upon said premises or any
part thereof, and that said premises be advertised
and sold according to law without appraisement,
and the proceeds of snch sale be brought into court
and applied to the payment of: 1st, the taxes due
and payable on said premises 2d, the costs and
accruing costs of this action; 3d, the claim in favor
of the plaintiff; 4th, the claims of the defendants
as their interests may appear, and for such other
and further relief in the premises as to the court
may seem meet and equitable.
Witness my hand and seal of said court at my of
fice in said county and state, this 4th day of June,
Attest: S. M. HUTZEL,
(seal) 6 9 Clork.
Barker & French and 8. R. Cowick, Atty's for Plt'f .
In the District Court of Trego County, Kansas.
Byvlrtue of an order of sale to me directed and
delivered, issued out of the district court of Trego
county, Kansas, in a case in which Nellio B. Payne
is plaintiff and Robert A. Campbell, et al., are de
fendants, X will, on
Tuesday, July 31st, 1894,
at 10 o'clock a. m of said day, at the front door
of the court house, in the city of 'fta-Keenoy,
county of Trego, state of Kansas, offer at public
sale and sell to the highest bidder, for cash in
hand, all the following described real estate, to-wit:
The northwest quarter and the southwest
quarter and the southeast quarter of sec
tion eleven UJ, township thirteen (.13) south
of range twenty-one I ''!! wet of the Sixth Princi
pal Merid'an, in Trego county, Kansas. 8aid prop
erty to be sold to satisfy the demands of sa d order
01 sale. J. L. ALIiMAN,
Sheriff, Trego county, Kansas.
By Theo Courtney, Under-Sheriff.
Wheeler J. Switzer, Attorneys for Plaintiff. 0 23
SALE OF SCHOOL LAND.
Notice is hereby given that I will offer at public
sale, at my office in va Keeney, Kansas, on the 24th
day of July, 1891, between the hours of 10 o'clock
a ni. and 3 o'clock p. m. the following described
icnool lands situated in Trego county, Kansas,
SEC. TWP RANGE. VALTJI. VALUATION
ne qr of nw qr 36 12 24 f 3 00 $12 50
nw qr of nw qr 3(5 12 24 3 00
seqrofnwqr SG 12 24 3
sw qr of nw qr 36 12 24" 3 00 17 50
ne qr of sw qr 36 12 24 3 00
nw qr of sn qr &6 12 24 3 00 45 00
se qr of sw qr 3b 12 24 3 00
sw qr of bW qr 3(5 12 24 3 00 52 50
Givon under my hand this 21sh day of Juno,
1894 V. G. Makshaix,
6-23 4t County Treasurer.
t i ,
The Imported French Draft Stillion Mondain
6512 in French register and 4151 in American regis
ter will stand in Wn-Keeney this season.
DESCMPTIO AND PEDIGREE.
Mondain is a steel gray, 17 hands high, weighs
1,800 pounds, good, flat bone, fine style, with high
knee action, nice rangy horse; sired by Phllbert
(796), dam, Nannette (6511), she by Brilliant (755),
he by Coco (11), 714, bred by Monsieur Hercelin,
residing at Presoir, France
ES'-Ternis will be given on hand bills.
C. K. Towne will have Mondain In charge.
Gr. T. Galloway.
The Portfolios of the
Are printed in Natural, Photographic Colors,
which gives to the Illustrations a softness aud
mar elous beauty of finish never attained by
The complete series (16 numbers) will consti
tute a large and beautifnU oblong volume, llx
13 inches. Illustraded witn
Over 300 Grand Views.
All the Principal Buildings. Great Paintings.
Foreign and State Bniidings.
Celebrated Statuiry. General Views.
Complete Views of the Art Gallery. Interior Views.
Character Sketches m the Midway.
Architectural Detail. Curious Foreign Types.
And all the grand and wonderf al features of
the Great World's Fair, made at the height of
the splendor of the World's Exposition.
By a Special Corps ofArtists.
Including the Official Photographer of the IT. S.
The best is always the most desirable.
J2?0n receipt of a 1 lb. Cap Sheaf Soda wrap
per and ten cents, we will mail one number, or 16
wrappers and $1 60 will secure the complete.
Address D ELAND it. CO., Fairport, N". Y.
is an arbitrary word usrd to designate the
only bow (ring) which cannot be pulled off
Here's the idea
The bow has groove
on each end. A collar
runs down inside the
pendant (stern) and
tits into the grooves,
firmly locking the
bow to the pendant,
so that it cannot be
pulled or twisted oft.
It positively prevents the loss of the
watch by theft, and avoids injury to it from
IT CAN ONLY BE HAD with
Jas. Boss Filled or other watch
cases bearing this trade ssark
All watch dealers sell them without extra cost.
A watch easa opener will fee sent free ts aar ana
By tha naittifaeturtrs.
KeystoneWatch Case Co.,
PAJU A i flft A 0 iTiW
Yebbeck & Lucas,
Barbed Wire and Fence Posts.
PAINTS, OIL AND WINDOW GLASS.
NAILS AND BUILDERS' HARDWARE.
2tgExclusive Agents forgj
DIAMOMD CEMENT PLASTER,
the best plastering material in use.
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NeTv crop Dried Fruits
JSTew crop East'rn Canned goods
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