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GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURDAY, JANUARY 6, 1887.
McPherson county & infested with
norse t ievea. ,
Sn3au B. Anthony ur leciure at
Beloi ou January 8th.
Th corn crop in Kansas this year
was 140,000,000 bushels.
A colony has beenciorniecl at Wich
ita to go to No Man's Laud.
Syracuse is to have a three (gtory
bric hotel an(,opera hoii3e.
Qog cholera has broken out in
Phillkps'and Osborne couutif
It is reportoi,that0 the CoolUge
Border Ruffian has suspendJ,
A new street jnilway A one fcf
ioraiug improveineuts of Newton.
The bonds f thj lina, Sterling
and El Paso roaQfriej at Hutchm
on. Thfc union ex-fisoners oj war have
formed associaiu&s $1 Lawrence and
The, village d?1 ilar'tland is doming
to prominence is-tS "ba4, bo.s$j cow
Wolvtf a so (io?l fa IvorSon
county thalweg! bar ft travelers in J
It is proposed lo3Jtivate exclusive
ly here jn Kausaiio Russian sun
ower tor luwk;
In Sherman couiGg some of the
farmers are plowing md getting ready
ibr spring crops.
A little girl was Scciden tally shot
and kiiled at McCuue, recently, bf a
If yef.r-old boy. B
Phillips county has eleven divorce
cases on the docket lor fcue es.t term
of the distj-ict court.
Clifton I has organd a cpal com
pany witlja capital 3yck of $20,000.
Work will bein soi
McPherson desires to Unknown as
the Indianapolis of Kantrag and warns
the capital m ved there. "
- Wtiliam F. Edwards is in jail at
Paola lor jobbing the United States
.wail. Jle was a ma,t carries.
A Congregational church at Atwood
with a membership of thirteen has
built a 8200 church building
The "Cow Boy Band" tot Dode
City, will be present at the inaugura
tion of Governor elect Adams, oJUoio
jafdo. J. P. Pomeroy, of Atchison, is the
heaviest taxpayer hq? Graham couutj,
his taxes Vj0 "the reset vea? being
.f2,ooo: ; '
$ ten-yeat-old 3hil $1 Mr. and
Mrs. James iBgjjJta? tell into a feettle
of boiling jivuter utesj ftveej and
scalded t($ death. '
he WtciCw ZZatJe ays: An aar
pus public is breatiJcSsii awaiting the
answer of 1Cauojoli3 to McPitsron'a
(glaim So state caitjl,
The$ g,re a-;ing s& tloody GSa in
'SVii&it&flounty 07 1$ the conuty seat.
Cae man 9aa murdered lsStMits tie
did not QQtegbi hegreeCL
SXo iuildjngS hav5 beot trected
the twelve months ust juvsbd" in
Clay Center &nd couuy in geuirgi Uiaa
ny two yCarit'its histo?
Dile eauty rhes SeaWa
impelled to Oiarry Qne giri, another
,as sued him for breach 1$ roc?iso
And two ro grecJterjiia.
Wienie haSgSiinister, 5i goi fne
ly the way tiio, who goes by the name
of 24x140. He has made his stake iu
corner Iocs in the embryo city.
The Dodge Ci'y Times says that great
excitement prevails iu the-ity over tne
opening of the Neutral Sirip, or as" it
is better known as Xo-Mau's-Land.
According to the Garden City Senti
nel, they are having a lively time in
Morton county over the county seat,
Richfield and Frisco being the contest
ants. An old soldier at Leavenworth by
the name of Itaac Rawlins got drunk
and had both hands aud a legs o
badly frozen thgt they ja&to be am
putated. Wm. Hogamjiwho was arrested at
. North Lawrence several weeks ago lor
embezzlement, has brought, suit to the
amount of SI, 000 for false imprison
ment. The Wichit Mining and Invest
ment company have ordered tho most
complete machiuery aud will bore for
naturxlgas. They expect to go down
a thousand feet. 0
According to the Garden City Sen
tinel that town is quite modest in re
gard to railroads. They onjj expect
four but should any more be offered
they will take them.
The Garden City Herald: The 187
pound squ ish exhibited at the exposi
tion last October has been downed by
a California pnduction which tips the
beam at 251 pounds. !j
In anticipation f the annexation ,pf
No Man's Land to Kansas" Richfiekf iis
agitating the creation ot a new land?
district ; with Kichfield as the poyt I
rbere he otnes should be located. I
Oberlin has a public library of 137
The first terra of cicrrt ever held in
QLaue county convened at Dighton on
The Leavenworth saving bank, re
cently 8 mmence.l operations with a
capital stock of S100,000b
Elevator ,A," owned by 0-cP.
Weeks, at Kinsley, burned dovncrer
centlv. Loss $75,000; insured for
50,000. o o
The nuralief of children of school
aire in Labette county; Kansss, is
10,495, only five counties in the state
having a larger number.
The bill thai recently passed Sne
house extends th free delivery system
tojumporia, F rt Scot!, Ottawa, Wel
lington, Winfield acd Kansas.City.
" The S-ddiers Home at Leavenworth
now contains 1,100 es-voluuteer sol
diers, and by the 1st of April it is
thought it wil0 have 1,600. Of the
present number of inmates 00 are
The Missouri Pacific ami Texas Pa
cific areMiaving quite a row at Par
the former endeavoring to keep
the latter from crossing iia track,
rouble is anticipated.
Through the efTrts on Hon John
A. Anderson a bill has pissed the
house providinjfor a scliool of cavalry
anl light rtdlerv.instrUi'tion'at Fort
Riley, by, a vote of 138 to 88.
Surveys are in progress for the Kan
sf,3 City & Pacific rad between K-ui--as
City and Parsons, Kansas, which,
is supposed to be in the interest of the
Chicago ,&, Alton.
The Hirpar Ss.ifi.'i?! says:- "Har
per has uo less t:iau five paper rail
J7ads runnifig into her h irbor, ami
more good looking girl to the block
than any other city in the state."
A Baxter paper reports i he death
of "Grantfina" King, a member, of the
Ottawa tribe, n the reservati n south
of that'place at the age of 105 years.
She waft, in goo5 health up to the day
of her death. 0
The Atchison, Topt katt Santa Fe
arill 'cwon b gin the construction of a
telegraph line from X(lPka to Chicago
for the use of Citief Engineer Robin
sou. This telegraph line, will forlow
the route us? the liu Chicago etten
A. Tery disagfesaMe fitory report
froii To)ek6 tuat Rev. Henry W.
George, of the First Presbyterian
church, has been compelled to resign
iho pastorate of that church under
charges of theft. ;
The Tvpeia Democrat ays: A more
Cultured and refined Ixuly of men and
Woiueu never assem hied before in the
capital of Kansas than at the Kansas
ft-ctchers State Asso iatiuu, wiiich is
with us tQ day.
5khe Fredonia Citiscn suggest that
the legislature should give tlie uame oi
Whittier to ona of the uevr fouutiea to
b created-thin wiuter, in honor of the
great fioet who has been so true an1
Moving a friend to K&ns&s and human-
In tpea"kino gvett rsilroai bom,
that is noij "on" in' Kansa the Ness
Qounty JTewz says; 'Xhe towu in west
ern Kasa? that 19 not reasona'ily tr
lain of having six or seven raiiro)(i
within the next jeav is uot inuca of a
village after ail.
Iu their deport, the raiTroaJ cooj
missioners of anss y? What
Kansas uees is a market tor her flour
an I cereals nearer Uoiae than i atf r i
ed by prices bassd ou f'ce 'go demand.
We confidently espeet that the ia41
ing of a system of railroaula iietweeu
Texas and Iausiga sllllv the iroU
The case of the Stats of Kansas .
Warner Littler, hrei with qui.
slaughter, was ta&n up by the curt
Tueslay mo$uiu nd continued til!
Thursday evening. Witt tune diffi
culty a jury was iiupaaeitM, after which
ft he examination o4tnecsA was be
gun. The evidence oasiru by Thurs
day noon, ftud the alteriuaafc peiit
by the lawyers iu sifting tfoe tstirwmy.
After being out halt' an Qoui the jurf
brought in a ver lict o "aol guiityl
(-The thirvi anuual meetiaof theKao-1
as equal s:iiir&gist3 will la neMia Xo- '
pekaop the 11th, i2th cyici 13th of I
January. The convention wilt
open in Music hall on 3Tue5da llth,
at 1 oclook p. m. All sessionatjf tli j
convention will !e public, an Jl
cordially invited. Among the scai-
ers will be the noted Susan B. Antho
ny, of INew lurk, who will occupvtfcs!
first evening; Mr-. C.'.ira B. 43lbv, of
JNebraska: Mrs Yu. Li. Saxon, of Tan-;
nessee; Professor James H. anfitrld
and W. H. C ruth, of the state uni-
versitv; Mrs. Fannie Rastall prQi-1
dent of the Women's Christian Tern-
perauce Union: Mrs, Anna E. Dipa
n t . t- eo
lit I .airranm anW tlrw, IT T
of Lawrence, and Ry. C. H. Bogfi
of Seneca. -
o Larned has her electric light in op
Cimmaron has been made a presi
ditial postofBce, with V salary of
The D. M. & A. has cros-ed Middle
Cana, and is hurrying alobar at a lively
rate toward Cedar Vale". Belle Plain
The Johnson City Sentinefhas been
moved to kSy rat-use. Toe editor wa
elected probate jude, anl moved, the
paper up to the county seat. c l-j
W.D. Kelly, late democratic can
didate tor state auditor, has been ap
pointed postal clerk on the Santa Fe
between Kansas City and PueblS.
A confidence man named Perry
Adamswas arrested at Tppeka last
week. He robbed a passenger on- the
Santa Fe of 50 ,at turee card moute.
GeaT J(-p!i F. Knip9, of Leaveu
worth, who commanded ao Pennsyl
vania' brig.-ule during the war,0 has had
hi application for a pension grauten.
It dates back ti September 16, 1865.
Secatary of State Allen Sftjes that
nearly 200 railroad have been'ebar-
tered in liansaa anrmsf tns year.
Tnis is more than twice the number
chartered in auy other state. n c
Tfie Chicago, Kansas and Western
railroad (S-infa Fe system) which is
building to Chicago, aud which -lias
some ten or twelve ' branches in this
, state, is hereafter to be called the Chi
cago, Kansas jind Califofu:a r ail road,
aud amende! charters. are' being filed
111 all the states through which tthe
road will ruu.
The proposition to vote bonds to the
Kansas, Colorado and Tex;ws , railroad
in Grant township was defeated last
Tuesday' by a 'majority uof 50.' ' This is
the road tnat is to cr-ss the Santa Fe
at Lakin and will probably submit a,
prop sition to the people of Stanton
township in the near future. Johnson
Citg World. '
It is very probable that the people
of Atchison county will ba asked
voie 134,000 in bouds to ralroa'ds
withiu tae next si'xtv days, as f -dlows:
To the Chicago, Knn -as& Nebraska,
64,000; to the Leu Smith road,S30,
000; to the Union Pacific for a connec
tion with the Kansas Central at Lark
in, $40,000. Tne above figures are
uot.offieial, but as th railroads tfre Fb
the habit of asikng S4,000a mile, they
will not be much oat of the way.
Major William Sims, secretary of
the state boiird t agriculture, has is
sued a special report containing the
product of crops for 1836. Ti e report
shows that there were 14,57l,073
busiieU of wheat harvested in Kansas
during the past year. The lolloping
table shows the product by counties
with Bartoa county leading:
AuiieraiB . ... . ao,704
tlXfron 740. 230
. . 1.4S4
. ItS 1,87:!
K 1 wards
4 trey ...
it ii( wta
Uituai , .
S1I1 ne ...
ShtWid Mk .
h ildon ... ..........
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Jiist' receye& ad immense line cf Sample Boots
TO BE SLAUSHTEnEO IN NEXT TEN DAYS
i A.t less thaait cost to manufacture tfiem, at
C' o e I
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Sblra-QodcS 4?oc CSlxsap $j aslx Store
;. OPPOSITE POSfOFFICE, t
THE LEADING, DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, BOOT, SHOE
i a m AND FURNISHING GOODS HOUSE OF
1 GREAT BEND, KANSAS'. M .,
fj - DRESS GOODi- A SfEGIALTY,
v c Respectfully, ' I
Hd;a:rtsrs Fer Lev Frien. SLWOOD & GO.
KEENEY IS LOADED WITH GCCD!
SSolida Goods in O-lnss and Chint
Have uever been eeen in this town in such quantities and
, vanetiea as can now be seen at Keeney's
CHILD REN 3 TEA SETS AND TOYS M IMMENSE
Abd the prices are such as will enable every one to pur
chase. Every body knows Keeney and
Everyone Knows Ho Always Tells the Truth!
..For further particulars call at the leading grocery and
queensware house in Great Be&d. Vv
Main Strett, G-reat Bend.
AND DEALERS IN
Real Estate, Deeded Farrns Govern
In all part of Bartoa County. Final Proof and other Government LanJ papers
xecuted with dispatch. Deed ttad
CITY PROPERTY TOR SALE OR RENT.
AGENTS TOE '
KANSAS PACIFIC RAILROAD LANDS.
Coma and Goo Uo, or
Great .Bend, Barton County; Kansas.
ESTABLISHED IN 1S74.
BOE8 JL OEISTKRIL, BJSTirilsra :j
t 1 mm
fix U U dl UzaUYL !bUU U 00
On long time, with the privilege of
Mortagei Vsdo ead acknowledged.
Send for Circulars.
Tbeo. C Cole. El tick C Cole. .
COLE BROS., o
Practioe in all the State and United Stabac)
Counsel In German by Tneo.C Coljgv, "
Omca: In front room orer C 8ma.V.
acoaev Xom em frm rjaiide.
800ms 4 and 5 la Allen's Blotlv?
GREAT BEND i- KAN.
SAM. L DAY
Attorney at LaiKp
Great Bexd, r : .1
c. T. EWALT.
EWALT & BEHENI, e
Attorneys eX Lot, Heal Sstslg
ar4 Lean A52ntst " V
Collecting a SpAciaUy
Sent Property snd Pay 7axe
C. P. DIFFEX BACH ETC;
O. A, BlNT?. ,
OSce in AUfD-Hubbard Blix.1c, rooms 9 and il.
PhysiciaE & Surgeon,
Headqnartcrj t Aliea' 'Drnjr tortk
e OFFICE IN V
-AJLleii's J31oc"k,. .
GREAT BEND. Ko,
A. n. CONNETT,
Physician & SurgeoiL
OSoo it Hjle? 0 Wlleon'9 DriKj Bton Gsij
Physioiaii & SurgeoBu
Ofllo orer Dodjre St Co.'s "Bard war tota)
Kortnvst Cornetf Square.
Burson h Shaw's Erug Stcls0
HOTELS AND RESTAURANT.
Terms Ecasonalh Cood Sanpl
Rooms. . "
HAST BIDS OT 8QXTASZ,
Great Bend ( - Kansas,
Near the Depot. Best accommodations la
lb city for the money. Tranf lent, f L50 par
flay. Dav board per week, fAXfL A oo4
fed stable attached.
e Ii. HOLMES.
Restaurant and Confectionery. ST 'S'oarJ
and lodging. Fine cigars and tobacco, caM
d ea, etc., always on band. All kinds O0
drinks In their $aon. Oyeters Iff injp
Forest Avenue, first door Jt ot the PoeQ
A. Ha BAKER
Real estate. Loa and Insurance
"W agon Maker
F. U. HOWSE'S OLD 6TAH D, e
WmJJMB Ave., G REAT BEI? D,