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THEIOIA KEGISTER, FRIDAY AUGUST 80,1901
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THE IOLA REGISTER.
PUBLISHED. EVERY JBVRIDAY.
OHAB. F. SCOTT.
Entered Id tho FostoOloe at loin, Kansas, l
Second Class Matter.
One year, In advnnco
8tx months, In advance
Three month, In advanro . . . .
Made known on application.
Well Finished for the Hlectrlc Ituihvay
Tested That Volunio When
Tho gas woll being drilled for the
Electric Hallway was finished last
Saturday and a careful test, puts tho
volumo at 7.000.000. This is oqulva'
lent to 350 tons of coal a day and
moans that amplo fuel Is provldod for
tho electric lino. Thcro was llttlo
doubt of tho result but Rome anxiety
was felt asa duster at that point would
have been discouraging.
F. V. Crouch, of course, Is barely
vlslblo today. If you scan tho heavens
carefully you can see him treading air
lit) about whero tho clouds would bo
wero there any. IIo returned next
morning from the cast nnd went to tho
well as soon as ho heard of it. As tho
prcssuro increased and the roar bo
caino deafening, ho stuck closo by
with a fat linger stuck Into each ear.
Nobody could talk, but he radiated
joy and satisfaction from every pore.
J. A. Itobtnson who stood near pulled
Crouch's fingers away and tho "blow
almost killed father Crouch."
Tho woll is locatod on tho banks of
Hock Creek just a mllo cast of Iola on
tho west bank of tho creek right north
of tho east wagon road. Around it
Mr. Crouch owns several acresof land
and right thero will bo erected tho
power houso for tho lino. Dolay in
beginning this was caused by tho pos
sibility that no gas would bo found
but now the building will bo pushed
hard. Tho power being thus located
in tho mlddlo of tho lino, its transmis
sion is far easier and moro certain.
Iola congratulates Mr. Crouch, and
congratulates herself on being ono of
tho fow places on oarth whero you can
sink a holo almost anywhere and have
350 tons of tho best bituminous coal
come rushing anxiously to tho surface
asking to bo used in extending tho lo
,cal Industries and making lifo better
.Ah, thcro's nothing like It!
"lie's n Natural Horn liooiuei'.
Cooper, Ok.,iTy., Aug. 21, 1001.
Quito a number of thopeoplo of Iola
aro Interested (financially and other
wise) Jlri this now territory of tho
plains and a brief description of it
nnd tho surrounding country with its
probabilities and possibilities may, If
it escapes your waste basket, bo inter
esting to somo of them.
Tho town site, which is n magnifi
cent one, covers tho north half of sec
tion 34, township 0, range 15. About
twenty-ono miles southeast of Hobart,
tho county seat. Tho surrounding
mountains mako this a beautiful val
ley with almost absolutely perfect
drainage, especially so hero as the
stroain strikes tho town on tho south
east end, runs west to near tho center
of the town then makes a short turn
north and goes right through the town,
and tho bed of tho stream is from
twcnty-llvo to forty-five feet lower
than tho level of tho town, thus, as
has already boon said, making u per
fect drainage- for tho town. And right
hero a little digression is pennissablo.
I will say that If a good dam is built
wo will havo a blgsupply of soft water
for city water works and an leo plant
arid manufacturing purposes.
Tho principal streets at-3 ono hun
dred feet wido running oast and west
with a lino boulevard 130 feet wido on
tho north side for fast driving) en
torlng tho city park (of somo twenty
n:res or moro) now beautifully bo
studded with trees of the mosquito
variety, so locatod that a lako for
boating, etc, con bo oasily made. I
t'llnk Jap Turnor located tho park. Ho
is fond of shado. Tho main streets,
cast and west, are 100 feet wide and all
lots face north and south. Tho busl
ncss lots aro 25x150 feet. Hcsldenco
lots 50x150 feet. Alleys aro 20 feet
wide. Cross streets north and south
uro 80 feet wide. Wo havo over 400
business lots and may havo more, as
already, before wo came, thrco rail
roads woro laid otl through hero.
When this becomes a railroad center
wo will doubtless bo controlled to glvo
up somo of the residenco lots for busi
ness purposes. Wo havo nearly 1000
residenco lots and two blocks, No. 21
in northeast and 54 In southwest set
apart for school housos, No. 51 for
tho city hall and Nos, 7, 8, 15, and 10
for tho city park. Tho divide Is Just
about a mllo south of us. Tho rainfall
hero runs north Into tho Canadian
rlvor. South of tho dlvldo It
runs south into tho Hed rlvor. I pro-
sumo somo of your readers will say
wo aro so far west and tho ultltudo Is
so great that wo do not got much rain
fall to run anywhoro. This Is a most
gercgious mistake We uro located
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in the Halny mountain district nnd
havo had at loast a half a dozen
showers in tho past fortnight nnd it
has been showering all this morning
and now at 8:45 a. m. when tlio thunder
Is rolling nnd tho lightning Is flash
ing I sit alono in my tent nnd .vrlto
theso lines. Hut I promised in tho
onset to bo brief, so for foar I may
worry your reader I will closo and
probably givo you another short letter
tomorrow. Truly yours,
Later 1010 a. in. Geo whiz! How It
Kniistoii'd Story of the Capture.
General Fred Funston haB written
an account of tho capturo of Aguln
aldo and tho flrst Installment of his
story appears in tho September Every
body's Magazine It details tho way
In which tho plan was worked out and
tho march of tho expedition to Aguln
aldo's hendquartcrs. Tho artlclo Is
illustrated with photographs taken on
tho expedition by Lieutenant Burton
J. Mitchell, also of Kansas. In a
later number of tho magazine General
Funston will relato how the capturo
Ono of tho Interesting Incidents In
tho story is this nccouut of tho atti
tude of a Filipino soldier toward our
" rim first sergeant of tho company
was Pedro lltlslos, a man who hud
served twenty years as a soldier and
ollleer in a natlvo regiment in the
Spanish army, ,'and had been twice
decorated for bravery In lighting tho
Moros of Mindanao. Ho was a frail
llttlo man with tho heart of a Hon and
snllTed contemptuously at tho misgiv
ings of other men. When nsked for
his vlows ho slapped hlmselt on tho
chest and said: 'My general, I can
nofspcnk for tho others, but for my
solf, I am a soldier of tho United
States.' This was not bravado, mere
Another Siiielterniau Here.
Tho KraiSTiiu has several times
noted that ono of tho head men of tho
Colllnsvlllo zinc smelter company had
visited hero nnd looked Into tho prop
osition of changing his works from
the coal Held to tho gas belt. Hois
still operating that plant but is greatly
handicapped by having tocompetowith
tho gas smelters. This week ho was
hero again aud has asked point blank
whero ho can lcaso a pieco of ground,
forty acres Is what ho wants, or whero
he can buy thut amount at a reason
able Ilguro. Of course ho could get
gas land olscwhero but ho wants to
conic- hero where thero arc thousands
of smelter workmen and ho can bo as
sured of securing all tho workmen ho
wants. Tho prospects seem bright
that he will bo ablo to gel what ho
wants and that tho ninth zinc smelter
will shortly bo added to tho Allen
She Horsewhipped lliin.
Mrs. William Watts went to tho ce
ment plant Saturday called for
Fred Eberhart, ono of tho engineers,
aud when he appeared struck him sev
eral times with a horsewhip which she
carried. IIo then seized tho whip and
carried It away with him. Mrs. Watts
was thon joined by her husband and
they returned to town.
Mr. Watts, runs a boarding houso
on North Jefferson avenue, and Eber
hart has been boarding thcro. Somo
timo ago ho tried to get familiar with
Mrs. Watts and she promptly report
ed tho fact to her husband who llred
Eberhart. Mrs. Eberhart since then
catno to town nnd they havo been
housekeeping. Word roachod Mrs.
Watt's cars that Eberhart wasnuiklng
slighting remarks about her and henco
her pllgrimago to tho cement plant and
hor chastisement of him.
out oi sorts."
Nothing tastes ood. Nothing gives
pleasure. The mind is dull nnd slug
gish. The will is weak. Little things
cause great irritation, want's the mat
ter? The probabilities are that the
Btrmnch is deranged and the liver in
volved. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
makes a man who is run down and dis
pirited feel like a new being. It cures
diseases of the stomach nnd other or
gans of digestion and nutrition, stirs the
sluggish liver into action, nnd increases
the activity of the blood-making glands,
so that theie is an abundant supply of
pure, rich blood.
Mr Hduard Jacobs, of Marengo, Crawford
Co , Indiana, writes After three years of Buf
fering Willi ller trouble and malaria I gave up
nil hopes of ever getting fctout again, the last
chance wan to tiy your medicine. I had tried
all the home doctors nnd received but little
relief, After taking three bottles of Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery nnd one vial of his
'I'lrauM l'tllcts' I am lout nnd hearty. It U
due entirely to your wonderful medicines."
Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical
Adviser, containing icoS lurge pages, in
paper covers, is sent free on receipt of
at one-cent stamps to pay expense of
mailing only. Address Dr. U. V. Pierce,
Buffalo, N. Y.
11. P. McDoimld Tells the People of
That Town How They Can He
euro tho b't. Seott, Iola
In the Neosho Falls correspondence
of tho Yates Center Advocato tho fol
lowing Interesting news appears, In
teresting sololy as indicating n possi
bility that tho new railroad may join
tho Katy at tho Falls Instead of at
Mr. U. McDonald of Ft. Scott, Kas
was In our city this week In tho Inter
est of his newly proposed railroad
from Fort Scott to Florence. Mr.
McDonald advised tho Commercial
Club prior to his coming that ho would
leavo Iola via tho north side of tho
Neosho river for Neosho Falls for tho
purposo of locating tho toad bed and
asked tho Commercial club to send a
commltteo to meet him between hero
and Iola and tho men selected for this
purposo wero D. H. Ingo and J. II.
Fry who performed their duties well.
After lunch tho business men of tho
city escorted Mr. McDonald and his
civil engineer through tho streets of
tho city, endeavoring to assist him in
locating tho road. Then a reception
was given In tho city clerk's olllco
after which Mr. Chas. Diver andJDr.
II. G. Slavcns took tho gentlemen
down through tho Slaves, Bishop and
Diver farms on tho south sldo of the
river. Mr. McDonald is very much
impressed with Neosho Falls and
promises us a dcllnlto answer in rela
tion to making this tho Junction with
tho Katy road soon. Tho proposition
now In consideration is that tho city
donato to Mr. McDonald a sulllclunt
scopo of ground on tho south end of
tho Fair grounds for depot purposes
and that tho road will enter tho city
irom tho south side, ijiidgo tho river
just abovo the dam, then tako a west
erly course down 5th street striking
the road running west by tho Dr.
Llcurnnco residenco and so on until it
reaches tho Katy track.
More (ood (Jas Territory.
Fow people havo stopped to think of
it, but tho truth Is that tho strlkoof a
gas well which mcasurojclosoto 8,000,
000 cubic feet where tho electric: com
pany found ono this morning means
that the gas bolt of Allen county must
bo again oxtended. Thero Is a well in
tho south end of Highland Place, ono
next tho Nicholson smelter and ono on
tho road east about two miles east of
tho creek. Tho last well proved a
duster and by common consent all the
land thereabout bus been listed In tho
bad lands. Hut this now well, a big
ono, seems to positively indicate that
It is not at tho edgo of tho pool. Tho
land north and east of It must bo good
gas land nnd and it is safo and con
servative to say that this well mcaus
that thero aro sovoral thousand acres
In tho neighborhood to the north and
east which aro suro gas territory.
Santa Fo Will Use (las.
After considerable discussion tho
Snntu Fo railroad finally decided to
prospect for gas at Chanuto and Wed
nesday evening at a depth of 810 feet a
nice llow was struck. Tho company
intends to pipe the gas Into tho round
house whero connections will bo made
so that a big jet can bo introduced in
to tho llro boxes of engines when It Is
desired to get up steam. Tho gas will
quickly perform this fout and will
mean a saving of coal and labor In
tending tho tires. It Is a new stunt In
tho railroad businoss and a fow towns
which havo round houses have tho
Ouch! Ait Inch on a Nose, Etc
Tho ltiXiiSTr.it somo days ago tried
to glvo a summary of tho tax levy for
1901 and goodness knows It mado it
made It high enough, but somo whero
an error cropt Into tho tlguros. Tho
total instead of boltig $5.57 on tho $100
of assessed valuation, Is really $5.00.
County Clerk Fronk has just added
up his figures and us ho is tho man
who establishes tho olllolal rate and
not tho RixiiSTEU his llgurcs uro given
Tho llguros Indlcnto tho number of
cents tax on ouch $100.
State 1 41
Co, Clcn 60
Co. Jicind 1.2"
Court Houso 2.V
City Gen 8
Itefund llnnds l.S
Water mid Light 70
btrcet nnd Alley ...,S 30
Int. undlTln. It It m
Townsblp llund 5)
McCarloy AsUh For 8050.
As predicted in tho IttraiSTiat when
roportlug tho accident which bofoll tho
pacing horso of Cliff McCarloy which
resulted In Its death, ho has sued tho
IJlcetrtc railway for $050. $000 Is tor
tho horso, $10 for damage to thobuggy,
and $10 damago to tho harness. He
allegos gross carolessness on the part
of tho company In tearing up tho street
and strewing it with ties.
For a bad tasto In tho mouth tako
Chumberlnlns's Stomach and Liver
Tablets. For salo by W. L. Crabb &
Co., and Carapboll & Burroll.
rRSTAlD TO THE INifURED,
For Burns, Sprains, Wounds, Brul'
sos or Any Sort of Pain.
Usod Internally and Externally.
CAUTION I Avoid tho weak, watery
Witch Hazol preparations, represented
to bo "tho samo n" POND'S EX
TRACT, which easily sour and ottcn
contain " wood alcohol," an Irritant ex
ternally and, taken Internally, a poison.
The Lecture Courne.
As already mentioned in tho Rixjis
Ti:tt arrangements havo been mado to
present to the people of Iola tho com
ing season a first clnss Lecture
Course. It is to bo under tho manage
ment of Miss Mitchell and tho teachers
of tho High School and Is not a money
making scheme in any sense of tho
word but an effort on their part to
give tho High School pupils and Iola
people some good high grade enter
tainment at a price which all can af
ford. Tho course which lias been solected
for this year contains some of the best
known nntnes on tho lecture and enter
tainment platform, men who havo been
beforo tho public for years and who
always pleaso tho most critical of
audiences. The courso will consist of
live numbers and will be presented In
the lecture room of the High School
building, with possibly ono exception.
Thero aro several details to be settled
yet but two things aro certain, Iola
will havo n lecture courso of tho high
est order and It will bo ottered at a
Thero Is no ono educational featuro
which has developed moro rapidly In
Kansas In tho last fow year than the
Lecture Course and there are fow cities
tho size of Iola which do not support
this class of entertainment. Tho peo
ple who are endeavoring to make it a
success here may liavo somo dillicultlcs
to overcome the llrst year but onco es
tablished aud understood It will bo a
question of tho patrons anxious to se
cure tickets Instead of tho management
anxious to soil them.
"Them That Hits. Gils."
Farming would be tho most popular
of sports wero conditions such thnt
tho bigger tho crop tho higher tho
tho price you received. Unfortunately
ono man gets a big price bocuuso Ills
neighbor did not ruiso anything. So
It Is in Allen county this year, those
lucky ones who did manngo to ralso
anything aro getting good prices.
Hob Thompson, who llvos south of
town, raised 800 bushels of small pota
toes on twelve acres this year. The
potatoes are good aside from their
size. He brought them to town and
sold all readily Jfor olghty cent a
bushel, thus receiving $010 for his
William Bird, who llvos on Doer
Creek, has forty acres of corn that ho
expects to yiold easily twenty bushels
to the aero. So ho will havo 800
bushels for which ho will receive In
tho neighborhood of S500.
Aud men with hay aro getting twelvo
dollars a ton as fast as thoy can haul
It Into town.
Little Things Don't Excite loin.
Iola Is In great excitement because somo
citizen of the town Is visiting In tho ijst says
the ov. ners of the National Tuho v. orks which
-wpte tccently closed lit Molvcesport nr
thinking of moving to the gas belt of Kansas
unit are mukltiv ejes at Iola. lulu need lose
no sleep over thegloulng prospect. Tho steel
and linn mills of the east will rover eurao as
fur west as loin. Iflhcv como ut nil It wll
be to some town like Leavenworth whero coal
can be had for fuel Leavenworth will not ull
wiij-nIio handicapped Leavenworth Times.
Tho IliMLSTLit printed tho original
eastern letter about tho works and
headed it "Possiblobutuot Probable."
Nobody expects it hero, nover did, and
never got "excited." The day has
passed when loin loses tiny nervous
energy just because another mammoth
factory wants to locnte here.
A Certain Cure For Dysentery itml
"Somo years ago I was ono of a
party that Intended making a long
bicycle trip," sas F. L. Taylor, of
New Albany, Bradford county, Pa.
"I was suddenly taken with diarrhoea
and was about to glvo up the trip
when Editor Ward, of tho Lacoyvlllo
Messenger suggested that I tako a doso
of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea remedy. 1 purchased a
bottle anil took two doses, ono before
starting and one on therouto. I mado
tho trii successfully, aud nover felt
any ill ollect. Again last summer I
was almost completely run down with
an attack of dyscntry. I bought a
bottlo of tills samo remedy and this
time ono doso euredino." For sale by
W. L. Crabb & Co. and Campbell &
IMys for I tbulf In u foir itajrs, tioparute
In 40 mlmuos untumutlciilly nnd yets
nil thocruuiu, Only ruhttn trltio unit
In&U forovor AUKNTti WANTKR
IMif pay every tanner buys, Wliora
wtt hau nonutmt wo will hen J n Hepa
rtitor ut a k 11 tV prlcon, u tmrodiicu it.
Wrlto fur vutalotfuo, price, etc., to
ECONOMY SUPPLY CO.,
099 Main St. Kansas City Mo.
Stockholders' Responsibility, $500,000.00.
Mary E. Northrup
L. L. Northrup
J. H. Vannuys
L. A. Northrup
Wo solicit your business and will at
all times grant accommodations con
sistent with safo banking.
Bank of Allen County
GlX). A. BOWLUS,
Mrs. W. M. Hartman,
Tiios. H. BOWLUS,
A. II. Camimii:ll,
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