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IOLA. ALLEN COUNTY. KANSAS, TBIDAI eTUNE 7,1889.
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ESTABLISHED IN 186?.
Individual Responsibility Larger tlism :my Bank
in Southern Kansas.
ast and Bookseller,
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L L HORTHRUP,
JOHN H. VAHRUYS,
k Genera! Banking Business Transacted
IN ALL ITS BRANCHES.
Dealer in Foreign and Domestic Exchange Collection made at all accessible
points and proceeds remitted on d.iy of payment.
LIBERAL DISCOUNTS GIVEN TO CUSTOMERS.
Lomjs Made and Negotiated on Improved Farms,
Corner Dm Sijra, Sja'Sub Square.
GEO. A. B0WLU8, Pca't.
W. M. HARTM.N, Vice Pies.
II. M. MILLER, Cashier
J. II. RICHARDS, Att'y
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LS and R9AGH NERY.
I HAVE JUST RECEIVED A GAR-LOAD OF
BUGGIES SPRING WAQONS GARTI
From the Factory, all of which I cm sell for less than anybody else.
I am now prepared to make special low price ou
ENGINES, THRESHERS, BINDERS, MOWERS,
Table Rake Machines. Binder Twine, &c.
TRANSACTS a General Banking business,
change on Kansas City, Chicagp and
We never used the word while thon nnd I
Walkid close together In life's worklnsr way;
There was no net.il Tor U when hand anil eye
Might meet, content nnd faltliful every day.
But now with anzulsh from a strlckrn heart.
Mlzmih! i on , tli l.o nl keep wrath between
fin life nnd miuu. that di-atli hath riven apart
'i ny uro Dpyonn tni awrm vmi, tmspen,
And iii poor broken l)einsr which liuibt ulHIe
Thr jnili ways riinillar to in l ith. till death
Shiil, or a 6iiri'l, lead me to thy Hide,
Keyond Ihe clinnce ami chanorm irtal brtath
Mizpih! vea, love In nil mv bitter ptln,
I trut Liod ktepeth natch betwixt us twain.
1 he lips are iln nli from which I med to hear
I'oor I muHt jro mr way ithoiit the cheer
And sunshine or thy presence all my days.
But God kfips watch my ways and clays upon,
On all I do, on nil I bear Tor thee.
My work la left m, thonsh my mute la pone;
A solemn trust hith loe bequeathed to m.
I tike the t nk thy Itnguid hand Hid down
Tint summer eenin', for mine on n alway
Andimy the i;ltr or both cross and crown
Pronounce mo riltliful at our mcetlu? day!
Mlzpili! thewoild i?iies comrort to my pain;
I know Uod keepeth natch t-.vlvt us twain.
All fie Vear Round.
Leavenworth will unveil
inonuiucnt to Gen Grunt
Fourth of July.
J. V. Dickson has pucct-cded his
brother, H. D Dickson, aa postmaster
at Neosho Fails. It Beems to run in
Apropos of thoughts called up by
Memorial Day thoKausns City Gazette
The army that suppressed the rebel
lion was fully twice as large as any
put in the field by any nation, which
did more hard filitiucontested more
battles, and lost more killed and
wounded than has been tiieei.seiu the
whole of Europa in three-quarters of a
century! Siuce the close of the Napol
eonic wars in 1815, all the great coun
tries of Europe Great Britain, France
uermany, Austro-iiungary, llussta.
Italy, Spain, Portugal, Holland and
the Scandiuavaiu countries, with their
millions of armed men and their fre
quent wars have not altogether fought
as many and as bloody battles, killed
and wounded as many men. and sub
jected their armies to such strains as
wo did the Union soldier from 1S61 to
Alex. Bulie: The reason the peo
ple of Kansas don't kick abou. the
wet weather is because they're afraid
if they do there might bo a drouth.
Negotiates first mortgage loans
on well int.-
Nini: States have recently adopted
ballot reform lavs, Missouri being one
of the number. The chances for Dem
ocratic success in 1892 are every day
gto;ving emiiller aud farther be
A little while ago the democratic
orgaus wti e yelling "Turn the rascals
out!" Now they kick beenuso H.ir
rison jerks the etring U his guillotine
every once in awhile. Some people
arc disgracefully Inconsistent.
I; S. WELCH.
I am also Agent for theEstoy, Sterling, Busch & Gerts and many other
FIHST-CLASS PIANOS AND ORGANS.
nirrrnnw nnamzzi a npp.nrAT.TV.
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I also sell the "7"3n:n:i and Union Sewing Machines. The
WHITE Is the only Machine that took a premium at Cincinnati Exposition, 1SS.
I Cannot Be Undersold, Quality Considered.
CULTIVATORS, $lo.OO. CHECKROWS, $12-00
RLAXTERS, $30.00. SMO 0 TIILYG 1IARR 0 W, $11.00
5 BRA WER SEWIJfG MACHINE. $23-00.
jr3If von v ant anything and can't come to loll, write me anc I will send man to sec
you If "you w ant pood go-xls I will sell you am thing you want ir luinuraclurcd iu the
United State KO CSICAI'.TOIIN GOODS M)M.
Pianos, Organs and Sewing Machines Sold on Payments.
E. A. RARBER,
GEO. C BARBER,
First National Bank,
Capital - - $60,000.
E. A. Barber,
C. F. Hutchings,
V. B. Glover, J. B. Charles, J. Bond,
Geo. C. Barber.
Transacts a General Banking Business.
LOAN AND IN
ALLEN COUNTY GiTY AND FARM PROPERTY FOR SALE
Ajrcnt for tlie sale of tlic Ft. Smith & Little Bock II. K.
Co's. Lands, in the Arkansas Valley, Ark.
ALSO ACEKT Hrt THE
LANDS OF THE FLORIDA SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, FLORIDA COMMERCIAL COMPANY, AND
Comprising 350003000 Acres.
SOLICITS TOUIl PATH02JAGE.
We have "been doing "business in Allen
county for over Twenty Years, and if
the climate agrees with our health,
WE EXPECT TO STAY.
Call and see us in our new office, rear
of 77. J. Evans' drug store.
wmss & WIIITME8,
UC&MIDS & WfiLQH,
-rTS sBsxrits in
FLOUR AND FEED.
SO UTE SIDE SQ JJdRE, IOLA, KANSAS.
Usr All goods delivered free of charge. a2f
G'-l i 1 S R 1 r v
Minnisota iKolnjr to try the ex
Iieihnent of jmnJshlng the man who
bn. 8 and dunks whiskey instead of
the nun who sells it. One thing is
certain- If there were no buyers the
pellcr would have n lonesome time of
Prop. Snow describes it as "a cool
May, with harmless hoar-frosts on the
2nd and 3rd, and remarkabry low tem
peratures ou the last eight days of the
month. The rainfall was excessive,
surpis-ing that of any previous May
on our record. Meai temperature 64.
23 degncs. which is 1.08 deg. below
the May average. The highest tem
perature was 89 deg., on the '23rd; the
lowest was 38 deg , on the 2nd. giving
a range of 51 deg. Rainfall 8.27 inches,
which is 4.2.2 inches above the May
average. Eaiu iu measurable quanti
ties, fell on 14 days. There were 8
thunder show ers and three light hail
storms. The entire rainfall for the 5
months of 18S9 now comploted has
been 16.03 inches, which is 4 03 inches
above the average for the same months
intho preceding 21 years.
and Scotland together are smaller
than Kansas, while Wales, Ireland,
Switzerland, the Netherlands and
Belgium added together, Denmark,
Andorra, Portugal, 8an Marrinoand
Greece and still not have enough to
make a Kansas, Turkey iu Europe
is not as largo as this State, and
Roumania, Sorvla and Montenegro do
not equal it. It exceeds in size the
great islands 'of Celebes, Java or the
Moluccar, and it would make more
than a dozen Polynesias If cut up into
little islands and sown broadcast in
Butler county alone is larger than
Rhode Island, or the whole of the
French possessions in the West Indhw,
and Atchison county equals the whole
of tho Dutch po3S9ssiou3 there."
Tun Ottawa Jiepnblican printed at
tin: beginning of its account ol Metnor
inl Day, as original, the verses "The
Living ntiti the Dead" which appeared
Iii-ihoRKfJlsThit tuo wecka afco 'fife
hues must be better than we thought
THE IOLA HARDWARE i
IS HEADQUARTERS FOR
S"U"ssszo23 cooz: STOVES,
A. EWAltT & CO.
Farm Implemciits add. McCoraicK Mm.
09 TO CILLIHAN'S
Eor an Eleganfc Meal or jtfiee Lunch.
Board hy the Day or Week, with or without Lodging.
Between W. J. Evans' ind Gilhhan's Drug Stores,
IOLA, - IKLAJlSr-
S. C. IRVING.
JEWELL a IRVING,
Livery, Feed, Sale and Breeding Stable.
Special Attention Given
So-ULtli Street, -
to Commercial Tn
J. S. t-aFAHY,
Teeth cctrictetl without ialn, by th use oftlieeisf
tst an C3thettc Known Finepilil Ulllnzg Cru'n
aail briJse vorkasecIiltv lt(3tormaterlal-.-eil-and
all work grnrantw 1 satlsractorv. Oillre gonth
WBto.nierMuire. CALI. AND SEJ3 HIM
l.T-J-W-A.-." m-am y .- .r. . -
Vfrllinqlon Pi ok To Brother Fiuh
ton of tho Second Congressional Dis
trict: Keep yourejo on Billy l!u.
chau of Kansas City. He E.iys he
don't know of any candidtto against
you. J5iit Billy has an awful tolemu
way of winking.
A i i.kn Tiior.N'niKK Rick died three
eul.dugo. I'emembering this there
is a whole volume of tho irony off.ito
whiefi is still going the round':
Allen Thorndlke Rice is one of the
richest writers in the United States,
lie id but 33, handsome aud a b ichelor.
He hm a stable of fast horses, a n tea in
iatcii.a Ni York mn'ion nnd a
eotttge it Tuxedo Park.
It is repui led that Hauuou Kellej ,
Ihe new ly elected member of Congress
from tho Fourth District, made n
xpeech at Ft. Smith, Ark., on Memor
ial Da bitterly denouncing the people
of Arkansas nnd talking about putting
the State under martial 1 tv to correct
election frauds. If tho report is cor
rect Mr. Kelloy lias made a blooming
a?3 of himself.
Tub Reoistfu is in receipt of a
Catulogueof tho State Uuhcrsity for
the year 18S9. In appearance it is the
neatest one that lias ever been issued
and its contents show that the Uni.
verity is In a more prosperous condi
tion than ecr before. Full page illus
trations, in ide from photographs are
given of the Main Building, Snow
Hall and the Chemistry Building.
The attendance during tho past year
reached 505, the largest it has ever
reached, fifty-seven of this number be
ing from other States. When tho va
cancies arc all tilled the faculty will
consist of thirty-four members, an in
crease over list year, of five. A large
number of new htudiea havobeen added
together with greatly iucreased facili
ties. Tho Preparatory Department is
being trradually abolished and every
thing points to an pia ofTncreasod pros
perity for the Univer-ity.
Fk.vn'k McLenn'ax has for many
j ears ftood manfully by the Ancient
and Honorable Order of Old Bachelors,
but he is evidently weakening In a
late ibsuc of the Topeka Journal be
It is not good for man to live alone.
Three murders have taken place in
Kan-as since Jauu try, of bachelors
who lived in secluded spots in tho
Mb. Wir.r.T.:r L. Skydkr, a form
er Kansas man, has written i
book ou "The Geography of Marriage'
to w hich the New York Sun give:? a
two-column rewew pronouncing the
book tm exceedingly valuable one and
declaring that "the number of its re id
era should ouly be limited by the num
ber of persons in the United States who
are married or contemplate marriage."
Tub Lawrence Tribune having said
that Marshal Jones will now feel like
kicking himself for not taking a claim
in Oklahoma when ho had a chance.
Charlie Scott, of tho Iola Register.
says that Jones is hugging himself
wnon lie tlgures on an account some
thing as follows: "Dr. To three
month's "alary loH bv being bounced.
$900. Cr. To two town lots trained
by doiu tho thing fur which I was
bounced. $3,000. Xet. profit. 2.100.''
But Jones says he uidn't do it. Lie
out tome place. Colon! Free Press.
No lie out; only u slight misunder
standing on the part of the J'Vce Press.
Col. Jotics said he didn't take a home,
stead. But a tow n lot is not a home
stead. He remarked to us privactlyS
"The only trouble with your little sum
was lh it you gave me three months to
S'vrvewhen I only had two months
and a half, and you didn't givo me
loan lots enough!" The last man
who i-. kicking about Col. Jones' re
moval is Col. Jones.
A. L. TAYLOR,
dealer in LUMBER,
Lath, Shingle", Windows, Doors, Lime, Hair, Mixed Paints, and general
I.. ! Jl . .
ELLSS & HEWITT,
Livery and Peed Stable,
Dr. l. gillihan,
FiueUvery Carriages and Buggies. Terms Reasomble. Transient Cus
tom specialty. Horses boarded by the nek. Come aud seana at the old Iirubaker stand.
"Perfumes and fancy articles. Prescriptions carefu Unfilled
South side square, Iola, Kansas.
(Opposite Central Hotel.
Champion Heat Market,
Fresh and Salt Meats, Sausage and Lard, constantly on hand and sold low
for cash. Cash paid for Hides. Highest price paid for beef cattle.
Tlic Saliua Republican lias been
putting In heroic blows for Salina and
an exi.tence and we had every reason
to believe that under the management
of J.L.Brady, bright young msn he
is, it was going to sueceeuj out last
week it came out headed "J. Leefoid
Brady, editor," and it was at once
plain that it is doomed. No degree of
prosperity can withstand that. Con
We know of only one man who was
ever adequately punished for parting
ins name in the middle, and that is J.
AccoKDisa to a law pased last win
ter any imu who wishes to sell territo
ry for a patent right in this State mu-t
GIo with the Clerk of the District
Court copies of his patent deeds and
certify that tbp patents are infuU force
and he must get a certificate to protect
himself with. If ho takes notes he
must have written or printed in the
note that it is for a patent right. v.C
All this spring the Homestead agri
cultural paper 'published at Dcs Moin
es In., has kept up a ceaseless tirade
against tho binder twiue trust, exhort
ing the farmers to resort to any make
shift rather than buy the twine at the
price fixed by the trust. In its last
number the paper, while re-iterating
its abu Je of the trust, goes ou to say
that some farmers will doubtless have
to use the twine any way aud for the
benefit of such it has made "special
arrangements whereby it can fill all
orders for twine iu lots of fifty pounds
or multiples thereof at 16J cents a
pound on board the cai3 at Peoria,
111."! Tho magnanimity of this ofler
will be understood when It 13 remem
bered that Iola dealers are Felling
twine In any quantity desired deliver
id here, at 16 cents a pound, while
they have furnished it at as low as 13
cents to thoje who bought biuders.
The Homestead has evidently got its
HOW BIO WE ABE.
Every scnool boy knows th.it the
area of Kaueas i3 in th,G neighborhood
of eighty-two thousand square miles,
but there are not so many who are able
to realize what the figures rrjean, A
writer in tho Inthutrlalial ha been
pondering the matter and suggests
some comparsons th it help us to ap
predate our greatness. "Suppo3e,"he.
says, "wi could combine tlo ta,:e4 of
Maine, New ffaraps.h.lr, Vermont,
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connec
ti"ut, Delaware, Maryland, and the
District of Columbia into one Statp,
Kansas would contain them and still
have room enough for another D,hode
Island. Kans is 15 JajiW than any of
the Soiy.ota States except Texas, and
exceeds in size both ihe VirginlaB. It
is almost as large a? the combined areas
of North and South Carolina, and It I3
larger than Qliii nnd Indi ma combined.,
If size alone were significant.Kansaa
if ho neglect or refuse to do these things
he can bo fined $1,00 cr sent to jail conld take its place among the first
tor .six monins.
class powers of the earth. UuglQd,
THE BESTJLT IK MASSACHUSETTS.
Iola, Kans, May 27, '89.
Mr. C. F. Scott.
In a recent number of the Register,
it was stated that the third party pro
hibitionists of New Jersey drew
from the republican party enough to
elect a working majority of democrats.
Now I would like to ask what drew
the republican votes in Massachusetts,
when the vote was cast for a prohibi
tion amendment? If the republican
party is a prohibition party, why wa3
prohibition defeated by 45,000 majority
in a State that zive a renubllcan ma
jority of 32,000 for president?
xoura for Information,
E. A. C. H.
Our correspondent will doubtless ac
cept Gen. Fisk as good authority on
such a question as the foregoing, and
he says, (in a letter published in the
Reoister last week) that prohibition
failed in Massachusetts "because the
masses are not yet ready for prohibi
tion." This statement leaves nothing farther
to be said in reply to tho question pro
posed. The Reoister is entirely will
ing, however, to respond to the implied
charge that, because prohibition failed
in Massachusetts,the Republican party
is therefor4 a whiskey party. -In the
first place this paper has never said
that the Republican party is a
prohibition party. It is too broad
party to be limited by so nar
row a definition. It has said, however
that the cause of temperance and ulti
mate prohibition must work through
that party: and we do not consider
that tiie result in Massachusetts in the
least, inva!ldaie.i,ihl claim , Itja gea
craliy conceded that the Repnblican
party favora a protective tariff; yefc
there are thousands of individual Re
publicans who favor a revenuo tariff.
So whilo tho dominating sentiment of
the Republican party the country over
is undeniably in favor of prohibition,
there are yet large numbers of individ
ual Republicans who are opposed to it.
It would be just as reasonable to call
the party a free trade party in the
former instance as it would to call it a
whiskey party in the latter case.
The Republican party has suffered
much unmerited and uufair'cqndemna
tiou because of the action of a very
small minority. It has happened, for
example, that in a Republican State a
proposition to submit a prohibitory
amendment to the people has been de
feated before tho Legislature, by only
three Republican members of that
body joining with all the Democratic
members. Yet nothing is said about
the Democratic party which voted
solidly against it, while tho unmeasur
ed reproaches' are heaped upon tho
Republican party although nine outof
ten of its members voted tor It. We
submit that this Is not fair. So in the
case now under consideration we pro
test against the Republican pirty be
ing held responsible for the failare of
prohibition so long as it ia generally
conceded that it got nine Republican,
votes for every one Democratic ote
The writer of U1I3 did not folio the
light in Massachusetts very closely,
and It not qualified to express a person
al opinion about it. We very well re
member, however, a long talk we had
about it with ex-Attorney-General
Bradford who had spent several weeks
in the campaign. It was the day be
fore the election and the General said:.
"I do not expect the amendment to
c-trry. The campaign has been wretch
edly managed. It has been ran by
third party cranks and women who.
are very good peoplo, but who do not
know a little, bit about politics. They
do not fenaw how to get out thtlr vote
or how to do hardly any of the things,
that are necessary to a successful polit
ical campai2n ."
Their Business Booming.
Probably no one th'ng has caused
such a general revival of traje at W.
J. Evans' drug store, a3 their giving
a.way tt ;their customers of so many
free trial bottles of Dr. King's New
Dlecovery for Consumption. Their
trade i3 sdraply enormous in this very
valuable article from tbe fact that it
always cures and never fails. Coughs,
colds, asthma, bronchitis, croup ind
all throat and lung diseases quickly
vured. You can test it before buying
by getting a trial bottle free, large size.
SI. Every bottle warranted.
Eczema, Uto.hy, Scaly, Skin Trotores
Thoalmple application of Swavne's
Ointment without any Internal med
icine will cure any case of Tetter, Salt
Rheum. Ringworm, Piles, Itch, Sores,
Pimply, Eczema, all Scaly, Itchy
Skin Eruptions, no matter how obsti
nate 0 long standing. Ic is potent,
eifecthe and coats hut a t rifle
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