Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Abilene reflector. (Abilene, Kan.) 1883-1888, September 06, 1883, Image 5',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, KS
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
I hereby announce myself as a candidate for the
office of Sheriff of Dickinson county, Kanpap, enb
ject to the decision of the voter? of November election-
CHAS. II. WELMAN.
E. G. Putmajt i a candidate for the office of
Reenter of Deed? of Dickinbon County, subject
to the November election.
C. W. Liggett leaves to-day for the
Dr. Ilazlett left Tuesday morning for
Chicago and the east.
W. P. Seeds will leave to-night for a
few weeks trip to the East.
Clark Mahan left on Monday's noon
train for Lawrence, where he will enter
the State University.
Mrs. M. L. Baldwin left for Milwau
kee, Wis., Monday, where she will
spend some weeks visiting friends.
Mrs. G. W Ilurd and sons left on
Monday for a few weeks' visit in Sioux
City, Iowa, Galva and Chicago, 111.
Mr. Levi Simmers and daughter, Cora,
were among the departures on Mon
day's mail for Wisconsin and the east.
A. G. Buchanan and S. K. Strother
attended the meeting of the State Dem
ocratic Central Committee last Monday.
Mr. Ilargraves, of Washington,Fenn.,
has returned from his trip to Mexico
and is at present the guest of Hon. C.
II. Lebold and family.
Sheriff Henry Litts arrived home
from his California trip last Saturday
evening, lie is very much pleased with
it, and enjoyed his short vacation im
mensely. A. E. McCurdy left last Saturday for
Hannibal, Mo. He was accompanied
by his cousin, Miss "Wilson, of Chilli
cothe, Mo., who had been visiting in
Abilene for several weeks.
Dr. D. It. Shook and mother left for
Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday morning.
Mrs. Shook had been the guest of her
son for several years, but will now stop
with one of her daughters in Iowa.
The Dr. will return in a week or two.
Mr. J. M. Brewer, of Osage county,
formerly a Dickinson county farmer,
was in the city last week, the guest of
his son, Elmer Brewer. Mr. Brewer is
a successful stock raiser, and while here
he sold his farm of 100 acres -in Jeffer
son township to Mr. Taylor.
The many friends here of Mrs. Worth
ington will be pleased to learn that she
and her daughter, Louise, are expected
home Oct. 1st, and will hereafter make
Abilene their home. They will be
warmly welcomed by their church and
the social circles of our city.
At the Abilene public school building
Saturday, Sept. 2Uth, commencing at
D. II. Hornady, Co. Supt.
A good girl wanted to do general
housework for small family. Good wa
ges. Enquire of Mrs. Geo. Ogden.
California Honey at Xelson's.
Go to Xorthcraft's for Taints, Oils,
Second hand Horse Powers for sale
at Bonebrake's. 1-3 w
Gasoline at Northcrafts in any quan
tity. The old reliable Jeweler, J. S.
1,000,000 Tin and Glass Fruit Cans
at Bonebrake's. l-4w
Gppd. Ijopts and Shoes atMcJuerney's.
Fine flavoring extracts and choice
spices at Xorthcrafts.
Call at J. S. Kelley' s Jewelry Store.
Just received a large quantity of
Burt's shoes at Mclneniey's.
Simon Bothschild has gone east for
the purpose of birying the largest and
finest stock of Clothing ever brought to
Abilene. Simon is a "rustler.''
Great Bargains and Bedrock Prices
at T. C. Mclneniey's, comer third and
jjroadway, sign of "Big Boot-
The Champion Mower on easy terms
at Bonebrake's. l-3w
J. G. Northcraft is headquarters for
A grand clearing out sale at Mclner
ney's. The Little Hoosier and Indiana Grain
Drill for drilling wheat in com at Bone
All that know more will go to Mc
lneniey's shoe store.
The young men of Abilene will have
a chance to dress better and cheaper
ihaii ever when iinon Rothscltild re
turns from the east with his magnificent
stock of fall and winter goods.
"JFWi the very best facilities for
buying goods at "icay doim" jyrices,
J am confident I can ojfer induce
ments to ?mr chasers.
J. S. KELLEY.
Mclneniey's is the place to buy.
Sewing Machines and Organs.
Two very prosperous years in succes
sion. This fall should be the time to
make good the promises made to wives
and cliildren by purchasing the Sewing
Macliines and the Organs for which they
have so long waited. Sewell can sup
ply tlienr, all of the best, at the lowest
prices and fully guaranteed by a man
whom you can find when wanted.
ESTExtra copies of the Reflector can be found
at SeweU's Book Store, at the Opera House Book
Store and at this office.
For The Abilene Reflector.
Are you getting something ready to
exhibit at the coming fair?
Hand in your locals and advertise
ments by Tuesday evening.
The coming fair should be made the
most successful of any yet held.
Justice Curts has moved his office to
the east room overKelley's jewelry store.
The firm of Bitting & Crawford should
"walk neat." They are both sons of
Miss Griswold has moved her studio
to a room north of Stambaugh & Hurd's
office above Kirby's Bank.
If you want job work of any kind ex
ecuted with neatness and dispatch give
the Reflector office a call.
Editor Rudy is a graceful short-stop,
and his attitude at the bat is striking
ly handsome. Come again, friend Rudy.
A good man in Xew York deeply im
pressed by the figure of 'the cold grave,'
has erected a stove as a monument to
City Marshal Miller ran in a "coon"
last Saturday for indulging in a boister
ous drunk. He contributed to the city
The central telephone office will be
located in the room now occupied by
Miss Griswold as a slndio, in the Bone
Mr. E. D. Humphrey has accepted a
position in the bank of Lebold, Fisher
& Co. His health will not admit of his
remaining in the mill.
Raper Commandery. No. 1, Knight
Templars of Indianapolis, passed thro'
Abilene on Saturday morning, on their
return from San Francisco.
It is now lawful to shoot prairie
chickens, and the numbers and excel
lent condition of the palatable bird fill
the sportsman's heart with delight.
Thrifty housekeepers save their or
ange peels now, dry them and use them
as "kindling. They bum as though
soaked in kerosene, but they never blow
At the Catholic Banquet, to be held
Sept. 13th in Mclnerney Hall, will be a
beautiful Mexican Filigree Silver Neck
lace and Locket to be awarded to the
most popular lady in the hall.
The Banquet to beheld at Mclnerney
Hall, Sept. 13th, will be the grandest
affair of the season. The Solomon
string band will assist their Abilene
brothers in making the evening enjoy
able. Abilene has already begun her fall
boom. The process of building up has
been steadily going on all summer, but
this fall a larger number of houses than
usual will be put up. And there is need
A couple of fellows who had been
"shoving the queer" were warned to
leave town by City Marshal Miller last
Saturday, and knowing the Marshal's
determined character they "stood not
upon the order of their going."
This is the time of year when autumn
holds her "yellow festival." Every
foot of uncultivated ground is a blaze
of color. Studies from nature in Kan
sas just now would get up a "comer"
in chromo yellow if made very exten
sively by our artists.
The Reflector is extremely sorry
to learn of the continued illness of its
old democratic friend, 'Squire German,
of "Willowdale. It hopes that he may
soon recover his usual health, and that
his genial countenance may brighten
its sanctum many times yet.
The attraction between an apple wag
on and a small boy is as spontaneous
andirresistable as that of the magnet
for the needle. The number of apples
he can surround is wholly dependant
upon the generosity of the owner; and
the capacity of the boy is nfore elastic
than the good nature of the man.
Vermont Maple Symp at Nelson's.
o to Simon Rothschild's and get
goods ii-5. per- cent below regular prices.
Fresh goods always to be had at Nel
Mason's Emit Jars at Nelson's.
Gasoline in any quantity at 25 cents
per gallon, at Hawk & Gleissner's.
School Books and Supplies,
at Sewell's, in quantity and variety to
furnish all the schools of the countv.
Twenty-live per cent below usual pri
ces is a big thing, but Simon Rothschild
is selling his stock of goods that way.
He wants room for his immense stock,
soon to be here.
"We are Headquarters for Fniit Jars.
Hawk & Gleissner.
You want to keep an eye, as it were,
on the magnificent stock of clothing
which Simon Rothschild will soon have
pointing tins way.
and Books at Sewell's. Go to Head
quarters and find just what you want,
at lowest prices.
Mason's Fniit Jars at Nelson's.
And you don't want to forget that
Simon Rothschild is selling goods for
the next thirty days at 25 per cent below
usual prices. itf
General Merchandise at Nelson's.
Goods cheap at Mclneniey'-s.
" The finest line of Spectacles in town
J at J. S. Kelley's. jtf
All premiums will be paid in full by
the Dickinson County Fair Association.
Mr. and Mrs. Zalmer have "set up
their household gods" in their new
home across the creek.
Visiting cards for ladies and gentle
men a specialty at the Reflector
office. Call and see samples.
Dr. Ilazlett" s herd of fine cattle, south
of the city, has had an increase of a
pure blooded Hereford calf a little
The Dickinson county fair on Sept.
25-6-7-8. Farmers, if you have line
stock, fine grain, or fine fruit, bring it
to the fair for exhibition.
The necklace and locket to be award
ed to the most popular young lady at
the Catholic Banquet, Sept. 13th, is on
exhibition at Kelley "s jewelry store.
Mr. Oliver Ball and sons commemora
ted the twenty-fourth anniversary of
the former's mamage by surprising the
wife and mother with an elegant new
Messrs. "Wann & Dryer who have been
associated together in stock raising have
dissolved partnership, to take effect
Oct. 1st. Mr. Wann taking the Arnold
farm north of town, Mr. Dryer retain
ing the home place.
A. G. Buchanan, member of the
State Democratic Central Committee
from this county, is the right man in
the right place. He is doing a gre.it
deal of energetic, intelligent work, and
deseiwes the confidence of his party.
Mr. II. Fritz, whom we noticed last
week in connection with Colorado mines
and mining, is not the sole owner of
the "Texas Placer" mine, but is a
member of the company to which it be
longs. This statement is due Mr. Fritz.
Mr. Dahlhammer, of Buckeye, says
that Dickinson county doesn't need any
more emigrants; that there are plenty
of land buyers already here among our
own farmers, and that land will be
worth fully $50.00 per acre within the
next two or three years.
The Reflector office is well stocked
with all kinds of display type of the
latest designs, and now, that we are
fairly under way, jobs from the finest
invitations to the heaviest posters can
be printed with neatness and dispatch.
Satisfaction guaranteed in every par
ticular. The Reflector would be pleased if
the ministers or the dillerent ciiurcnes
would bring or send to it all church no
tices of interest. All such items should
be handed in not later than "Wednesday
morning. And the Reflector would
be still further pleased to meet the
members of the Abilene pulpit.
Our genial democratic friend, of
Newbern, A. J. Markley, lias placed
the office under obligations to him for
a lot of nice sweet cider. It isn't nec
essary to say that such a gift is pecu
liarly appropriate to a democratic paper,
for a number of our republican friends
hardly gave us a chance to sample it.
Try it again, friend Markley.
"We are too bashful to publish all the
kind words the Enterprise Register gave
the Reflector last week. Editor
Rudy says it is edited by "journalists
of the highest order," and that it com
pletely fills "a long felt want." "Well,
we hope it does. But as a matter of
nnnvpnipnr.fi. not to sav necessity, we
leave the verdict to the wisdom of the
The apple orchard of Mr. T. C. Henry
presents' a phenomenon in f rait bearing,
the limbs of the trees being so heavily
loaded with fruit that they are unable
to sustain their weight and turn down
wards, instead of up. Many of them
have broken and hang only by the bark.
The apples are perfectly developed and
as a whole it is more suggestive of a
picture than of dumplings and pie.
Had the republicans of Dickinson
county been without an organ and one
should have been commenced at the
county seat, every republican in the
county would have immediately rallied
to its support; and we are very
much mistaken in the signs of the
times if the democrats are not rallying
as one man to the support of their new
organ the Reflector . And we take
this occasion to say that our columns
are open to our republican friends to
reach their democratic customers; and
the amount of patronage already given
us by the republicans is highly appre
ciated. LADIES CAN NOW
have their measure taken and their
shoes made to order at S. J. "Wright's.
"Warranted to fit.
Fit the Children out for School
at Sewell's. His stock includes every
thing needed in the way of books,
slates, scratch and blank books, school
stationery and supplies of all kinds in
quantity and variety to meet all oalls.
Prices the lowest tha.t; you will find.
Grea.t Bargains at Mclneniey's.
A full line of school books and school
supplies for sale at the Opera House
worth of new Fall and "Winter Goods
just received at Beny Bro.'s Mercan
Slates, pencils, school baas and scratch
books at the Opera House Book Store.
If you icant a Watch, Clock, or
piece of Jexcelry, J. S. Kelley will
sell it to you as cheap as any house
'But Yet A Woman."
Hardy's "But Yet A Woman" at the
Qpera House Book Store.
For five cent prints call at J. M.
Mrs. Maggie Crane, through the com
plaint of Dr. Curtis, was taken before
Probate Judge Culbertson last Satur
day to have her sanity or insanity
passed upon. The case was adjourned
by the Judge until nine o'clock, Mon
day morning, when it was dismissed.
Mrs. Crane has not been living here
very long, and has been guilty of no
very dangerous outburst. Sheis prob
ably of a nervous and hysterical organi
zation, and that is all.
The Abilene High School classes of
'S2 and 'S3 met at the handsome and
pleasant residence of Judge Mahan, last
Friday evening, to enjoy themselves
and to strengthen the alumni associa
tion into a permanent society. Vocal
and instrumental music, recitations,
readings and orations came before the
fine and excellently prepared supper,
and after the gastronomic exercises
were finished the tables were cleared
away and the "light fantastic" was in
dulged in. The evening was voted a
very profitable and enjoyable one by
The Farmers' Alliance.
Pursuant to adjournment, the Dick
inson County Alliance met in Conven
tion at the court house in Abilene last
Saturday afternoon. "While the gather
ing was a very respectable one, it was
not so large as it might have been. It
had been resolved at a previous meet
ing to nominate an Alliance County
ticket, but after some discussion the
resolution was reconsidered, and the
Convention adjourned, without making
any nominations, to meet on the first
Saturday in October. The Reflector
believes that the Alliance did a wise
thing in not nominating a ticket. The
members of it are now at liberty to vote
for whom they please, and it is not
doubted that they will vote wisely and
Of Biblical Origin. --
Abilene is notaword,asmanythink,of
no meaning except as applied as a name
to this city to designate it from other
cities. The historical association of
the word is peculiarly interesting to the.
christian and Bible student. It was
the name of a city in the region of Da
mascus, and was in its glory at the
time John was baptizing in the Jordan.
Josephus, the historian, informs us
that Abilene, in the Hebrew language,
signifies "green meadow," and that it
was a city often visited by John the
Bapti'it, and our Saviour often
found it an oasis in the desert of his
persecutions and afflictions. May the
name of our beautiful city be ever per
petuated as leading us into meadows
green by the side of still waters. See
Luke iii: 1.
Our Common Schools.
In Dist. -No. 2G, Johnston Dist., Miss
Ada McNaull has commenced an eight
months term. Miss Ada always has
the good will of all her pupils and
Miss Lou Huff will begin in Funk-
houserDist. No. 39, Monday, Sept.
10th. This guarantees a No. 1 school
In No. 10, Sherwood Dist. J. S. Ford
has begun an eight months term. Mr.
Ford's reputation as a teacher is so well
and favorably known that it is useless
to way anything more. Salary S45.00
"Wm. Peck Avill begin in No. 60, Al
bey Dist., first Monday in Oct. Where
ever Mr. P. has taught he has had suc
cess, Salary, "1 per month!
Elmer Crooks is engaged for Iliff
Dist. No. 29. He is a live worker, in
the school room. 38.00 per month.
Miss Anna Gleissner, one of the grad
uating class of '83, will teach the Inde
pendence school, No. 100. Her ability
to teach and manage a school has been
tested by Prof. Jewett in Abilene
Miss Lillie Bonnell, another graduate
of '83, will teach in Baker Dist. Miss
B. has the ability and energy of a first
class teacher and will succeed.
The following Districts are building
new school houses: No. 54, Shlagel
Dist, cost 1200; No. Ill, Snyder Dist.,
$800; No. 110, Hallam Dist., $1000; No.
107, Byrne Dist, $1000; No. 22, $800.
Suit of Clothes.
Leave your measure for a perfect fit
ting suit at Ilazlett & Co.'s merchant
tailoring room. Satisfactory work and
TWO HUNDRED CASES
of Boots and Shoes just received from
the manufacturers at S. J. "Wright's
Boot and Shoe Store, next door to Post
A fine line of carpets is being closed
out by Ilazlett & Co. at cost prices. Call
and buy any pattern desired at cost pri
ces. Call and buy any pattern desired
while the opportunity offers.
Don't buy your Boots and Shoes un
til you have been to see S. J. "Wright's
immense stock and leam his prices, tf
Ready Made Clothing.
A magnificent stock of ready made
clotliing is arriving daily at Hazlett &
Co.'s. Call in and examine the first
goods to anive in the Abilene market.
THE FINEST LINE
of Ladies Shoes ever brought to Abi
lene can now be found at S.J. "Wright's
Boot and Shoe Store.
The old stock of Ilazlett & Co.'s
Clothing has been closed out entirely,
and a large and varied stock, new and
of the latest styles, is already filling the
tables and shelves.
A Fine Sermon.
Rev. Dr. Bowers, of the Lutheran
Church, preached a very fine sermon
Sunday morning on the relations of the
past to the present. The Dr.'s remarks
took a practical turn and were full of
democratic doctrine, and the Reflec
tor is glad to welcome so distinguished
and able a man to the ranks of immac
ulate democracy. The Dr. is an anti
monopolist and an anti-prohibitionist,
or, if not an anti-prohibitionist, he is
clearly opposed to the maimer hi which
the advocates of prohibition are forcing
the question. lie is opposed to radi
calism and fanaticism, and the Re
flector agrees with him. The Re
flector would be pleased to welcome
the Dr. to its sanctum.
One day last week, while plowing
near a hedge, Mr. John Books, one of
the most prominent farmers of Liberty
township, was unfortunate enough tb
have a very fine mare step in between
the rollers and get both of her fore feet
cut nearly off. She is a very fine driv
ing mare, valued' at $150.00, and her
deathjWhich was an inevitable result of
the accident, is greatly regretted by Mr.
Last Friday, Mr. Jacob Gish, aged
77 years and father of Dr. A. S. Gish,
fell from a bridge which crosses a ra
vine some '1 miles east of town and
sustained a fracture of the left thigh
bone. The old gentleman is resting as
quietly and comfortably as possible, but
such an accident at his advanced age is
likely to prove serious.
Soldiers and Indians.
Last Saturday afternoon about six
o'clock, a train of eight cars and two
coaches, filled with Uncle Sam's blue
coated regulars, passed through the city
westward bound. The Reflector
man instituted a prompt inquiry, and
found that 400 Indians had broken
loose between Cleveland and Gibson,
near the west boundary of the State,
and were on the rampage. The situa
tion was telegraphed- .to Fort Riley,
some twenty-eight miles from here.
A regular train, standing on the track
at Abilene, was abandoned, and the en
gine, with eight cars and two coaches,
was started for Fort Riley, for the col
ored troops stationed there. The sol
diers seemed to be in good spirits at the
prospect of an exciting break in the
monotony of barrack life, but whether
they have had a chance to "light no
bly" is not known at this writing.
An Eventful Day.
Last Saturday was an eventful day,
and the editors wished that the Re
flector had been a daily. And one
of the noticeable metropolitan charac
ters of our city is its carelessness and
indifference as regards exciting local
events. Last Saturday the Farmers'
Alliance met in convention; there was
a big fight in a south side saloon; a cra
zy woman was before the Probate court;
a young man committed suicide; a
prominent business man was arrested on
the charge of embezzlement,and ten cars
of soldiers whizzed through on their way
to quell the Indian outbreak on the fron
tier of the State. But there was not a
ripple of excitement apparent anywhere;
there was no gathenng ot knots of peo
ple to talk about the eveuts, and busi
ness was not inteiTupted. This fact is
another strong proof to support the
claim that Abilene possessee all the ele
ments of a metropolitan city; and, by
the. way, she is going to be the metropo
lis of Central Kansas,' isn't she?
Real Estate Transfers.
Furnished by T. C Henry & Co. for the week
ending Sept. 4th, 1883.
Uulted States to Ell Keyes, 800 acres In
Deweese C. Kevins to George F. Chase 80
acres In Willowdale tp 800 00
U. P. Railway Co. to heirs of Peter Bert,
160 acres In Sherman tp 642 51
J. Billings to Thos. Issltt, 210 acres In Lo
gan tp 2500 00
A. II. Horner to A. J. Pettlt, It. 5. bk. 9,
Kuney & Hodges Ad., Abilene 150.00
U. P. R'y Co. to J. W. Scott, 160 acres In
Holland tp 330.67
Thos. E. Casselberry to Nathan Blevlns,
80 acres In Lincoln tp 1800 00
John & Chris Johntz to C. W. Brooks, bk
43. Enterprise 300 00
U. P. R'y Co. to Henry Ode, Its. 9 and 10
bkl9, Chapman 50 00
Sylvanus Pressnall to M. T, Sheldon, It. 7
bk 15 Chapman 600 00
W.II.Craddock to Nelson C. Dyer 160 acres
In Grant tp . 1700 00
Fred W. Moyer to Wm. E. Moyer, 80 acres
In Logan tp iGOO 00
Jas. H. Ryon to Andrew Atchison, 80 acres
In Hope tp 1100 00
J. Augustine to Griswold & Buckingham
it. 51, 4th st, Abilene 350 00
Upshaw's is the place to go for good
and cheap furniture. He has the lar
gest and best stock of goods west of
A Word to the Wise.
"When you need anything in the Fur
niture line, don't forget to call on Up
Remember that J. 21. Brenizer makes
choice butter a specialty.
Go to Mclneniey's for a new hat.
J. S. Kelley, the reliable Jeweler,
is selling "deadoodles" ofxeatches.
Goods delivered free to all parts of
the city by J. M. Brenizer.
One-half gallon Mason Fruit Jars at
J. Augustine's for $1.90 per dozen.
Everybody should wear Ball's Ilealth
Corset, for sale at J. M. Brenizer's.
J. S. Kelley has the model Jewelry
Store of Kansas, and carries the
very best goods made.
A new stock of Dry Goods tliis week
at J. M. Brenizer's.
Come to the Reflector to get the
latest news, and don't forget that just
above is Mclneniey's the place to buy
your new shoes. 1-tf
A Sad Fatality.
TjJlsf". RllfrimlsiV PVfminnr nni -ftanrVlnw-if if
were startled by the report that Franfc
tMiimeu, me iv ,)eiir om son or alt. Jri. '
C. Junken, had shot himself through
the head. Investigation proved the
truth of the,report, and the sad and
awful fact faced the community like a
dark, ominous cloud.
There was no evidence that the young
man had. purposely shot liimseK. He
had a happy home' and was pleasantly
surrounded. His disposition, however,
was quiet, almost morose in its melan
choly, and by some it is thought that,
in a moment of morbid insanity, he de
liberately fired the shot which ended
his young life.
The death is keenly and sorrowfully
felt by the family, who are numbered
among our best people. The funeral
services were held at the family resi
dence Sunday afternoon at four o'clock,
and was attended by a large concourse
of son-owing friends. His mortal re
mains were intened in the city ceme
tery. At the the coroner's inniiesfc tha fol
lowing testimony was received:
Air. jimKen. father of the bov, testi
fied: "Thursdav at sunuer. he "told me
that he was going out to Major Dowl-
mg s to help lam thresh. He came
home Saturday. At half-past three in
the afternoon he went up town on an
en-and for his mother, came back, made
a fire in the cook stove and then went
up stairs to his room, where I found
him a short time after lying on a bed
on the floor, dead, with a bullet hole in
his head above the right ear, an Ameri
can "Bull Dog" pattern pistol, 38 cali
bre, lying under his hip, one load dis
charged and four others in the pistol.
I think his death must have been due
to an accident, for I know of no cause
that would have made him commit an
act of this kind. Found him at 6 1-2
Mr. A. Shane testified that between
four and five o'clock Saturday afternoon,
Frank came to his store and asked for
his postol, saying that he had a chance
to sell it. Saw nothing wrong in his
Geo. Ogden testified that Frank came
to his store on Thursday and offered
his pistol for sale. He wanted $7.00
for it. Offered to trade him something
for it. He bought nothing afthat
time. Pistol was not loaded. -' ; ''
Dr. Austin testified th'atlie'-was called
about seven o'clock, found Frank lying
on his back with bullet hole in his head
above right ear. Had been dead some
time. Died from effects of the "wound.
The following is the verdict of the
"We, the jury, impanneled in the
case of Coroner's inquest on the body
of Frank Junkeii, find that he came to
his death by a pistol shot, from his own
L. II. Faulkner,
F. B. Wilson,
W. II. Irion,
C. C. Shaler,
jFTIf you want any Curtains or Window
Sixtures go to Upshaws for them. 3-tf
THE LARGEST STOCK
of Boots and Shoes ever brought to Ab
ilene can be found at S. J. Wright's,
next door to the Post Office.
Fall and Winter Clothing
For gentlemen can now be seen in
great variety at the large establishment
of Ilazlett & Co., Broadway. It is a
fact worth remembering.
to buy your Boots and Shoes is at S. J.
Wright's; he has the best goods for the
lowest price in the city.
The largest stock of Curtain Goods
and Window Fixtures, -im- town at
A handsome Vngan for sale cheap at
the Opera House Book Store.
Xew style Shopping Bags at the Op
era House Book Store. 2w
The Challenge Wind Mills,
fot sale by Berry Bros. : 1-tf
Go to Mclneniey's for Boots and
The Hapgood Sulky,
for sale by Berry Bros.
A Complete Establishment.
There are but few towns of equal or
greater size, that have as many large
business houses as Abilene. This state
ment has become and will remain a tru
ism. And among those that stand at
the head of the list, the firm of Irion &
Armitage is prominent. We enjoyed
the pleasure of being shown through
this immense establishment, and with ,
the exception of clotliing and groceries,
everything that is needed for the com
plete furnishing of a home is kept in
stock. Queensware, Willowware, Tin
ware, Stoves, &c.; lamps, sewing ma
chines, organs, tables, chairs, etc.,
fill the lower floor. The upper floor is
given up to furniture, and all qualities
and styles are represented. Fiirniture
in sets and single pieces at prices to
suit the purchaser. Irion & Armitage
stand at the head of house-furnishing
firms, and those who contemplete be
ginning housekeeping as well as those
who are old and experienced in the needs
of a comfortable home, should remem
ber this fact. The firm will take great
pleasure in showing all interested
through their establishment, and the
time so devoted by the sight-seer will
be well expended.
J. M. Brenizer is closing out his stock
of Lawns at Cost.
Frank SiddalTs Soap lOcts a bar at
J. M. Brenizer's.
. w a .