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ABILENE, DICKINSON COUNTY, KANSAS, SEPT. 13, 1883.
J. Gk NORTHORAFT'S.
: WHITE LEAD, :
Which is larger
oiatliern "Wh.it e
Which is conceeded the best in the market. Also the
VANE CALVERT & CO.'s MIXED PAINT, ch we have handled for tl
Wc wlllsell theseatn lower figure ttian ever before offered. JOflNSTON'S
Choice Flavoring Extracts and Pure Spices Sronnfl or Whole. I The
THE PALM LEAF PLUG
AND THE NEW YARA
5 CENT CIGAR,
FOUND ONLY AT THE
LITTLE RED STORE.
JACOB VANDERBE.T, Pro. iy
THIS WEEK AT
J. M. BRENIZER
OGDEH, WEETTWORTH & HILL,
ill and Heavy
Tinware, Table and
STo IfaiToy Prices!
fli,aw AWe have in stock a fine line of breech and muzzle loading guns, all
YO BporwSmen Kinds of gun fixtures and ammunition.
mi- .m Would do well to notice our large line of FUrst Bradlev and N. C.
J.HQ JS anaeia Thompson Plows, the Thompson Mowers, and the Schuttler and
Q-arland StOVeS and Sang6S immense line ottliem always on hand
TIN, COPPER ASD SHEET IRON WORK MANUFACTURED .OX SHORT NOTICE.
Remember the Place comcr Broadway & T&ird. sci-am
HAVE JUST RECEIVED OUR FALL SHIPMENT
: OIS, VAMISEES, :
than ever before. We handle
We will offer for sale at 10 a. m., at
the farm of Angus McMaster, 3 miles
south of Abilene, on
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15th, 1883,
Of Two-Year Old
80 HEAD OF YEARLINGS,
Tliese cattle will toe sold In bunches to suit
purchasers, and will afford au excellent opportu
nity to parties who desire to feed stock.
TERMS A credit of 6 months, at 10 per cent,
will be Riven, with approved security. A liberal
discount will be made for cash.
BESSY & BALDWIN.
GEO. noiSINGTON, Auctioneer.
A New Fall Stock Of
"S.""- M. "
V An MM W
: BRUSHES, GLASS, :
nothing but the
DRT SIZED KALSOMINE.
Finest Branfls of Cigars. i-3m
STOCK OF TEAS
IX TILE CITY
Becker & Cooper's,
EAST THIRD STREET.
ALWAYS ON HAND.
Confectionary ? Candies
ICE CBM AND OYSTERS
County Judicial Convention.
A non-partisan county convention of
the electors of Dickinson county, Kas..
will be held at the court house, hi Abi
lene, on the 24ih day of September,
1883, at 2 o'clock p. m., for the purpose
of selecdng nine delegates and nine al
ternates, to represent D'lkinson county
in the Jud'cnil Distr'ct Com ?ition, to
be held at Junction City, on tee 26ch
day of September, 1883, for the purpose
of putting ?a nomination a candidate
for Judge o the District of the Eighth
Dy order of the Eighth Judicial Dis
trict Central Committee.
A. W. Kick, J. K. Wright,
Call for Convention.
A demofi ? i"c Convention for the
3rd Comnv'ss'oaev D'suict of Dick
inson county is ca"ed to meet at So'o
mon C;ty, on Saturday, Sept. loth,
1S83, at one o'clock, p. m., for the pur
pose of nom:nating a County Comnvs
sixiev The democrats of the D'str.'ct
aie earnestly requested to be present,
so r at a free and f ul expression of the
wil: of the oters may be oblauied.
Col. Swigart, Ch'm.
II. IT. McDonald, Sec'y.
Abilene, Sept. 5th, 18S3,
The market arc corrected cverv Wednesday
Wheat No. 2
Wheat No. 3
Wheat No. -J
Chicfcenp, per doz 2.00Q2,
Flonr, patent, per If.) lbs 3.
plmir. .tmilit irniln . ." O
Turkeys, per lb .
Chickens, per lb
Hooper ICO lb 4.1 7tA.
Cattle per lODib 3.253J
L noaieci nay, per ton 4.004
To "Whom It May Concern.
The undersigned have entered Into a co-part-nershio
under the name and style of T. C.
Henry & Co., aDd under date of June 1st, 8S3, 'or
th8 purpose of continuing the Real Estate, Loan,
Insurance and Abstract buslress heretofo e car
ried on by T.C. Uei'v. Business will be con
tinued at the usual place.
T. C. Uenrv,
2 3t G. W. OAKPENTKr
TTNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF AN EXECU-'-'
tion i-Micd by the Clerk of the District Court
of Dickiiifon Comity, State of Kansas, in a caii'-e
pending therein, wherein John 31. Fisher is
plaintiff, and John Ahd is defendant, I will, on
,MQND Y, SEPTE3IBER 21, A. D., 1SS3,
on the Southwest Quarter -of Section Number
Twenty-Eight, (28) in Township Number Fifteen,
05), south of Kange Two east of the Sixth (G)
Principal 3ieridlan, County of Dickinson, State of
Kanas, at 11 o'clock, A. 31., of said day, sell to the
highest bidder for cah in hand the following de
scribed pcrs-onal property, to-wit :
Four Stack of Oats, Five Stacks of Wheat, One
Stack of Eye and Twenty-Five Acres of Corn,
more or less now growing upon the above describ
ed land. The said property will be sold as the
property of the above named defendant, John
Ann, in favor of the above named plaintiff, John
Witness mv hand this 12th dav of September,
A. D. 1883. HENRY LITTS,
l-2t. Sheriff of Dickinson County, Kansas.
PDBLIC SHE OF SUNK.
AT THE RESIDENCE OF THE UNDER
slgned,lnNewbern tp., sec 25, seven miles
south and three miles east of Abilene, and
one and a half miles north of Belle Springs, P. 0.,
Eriday, Sept. 21, 1883,
the following described stock will be sold: CO
head of cattle, consisting of 20 good stock cows,
and the remainder heifers and high grade calves,
which will recommend themselves 10 competent
judges. Also, a very .ne bull, at least 7-8 shot
horn. The unde -s gned cordially solicits the at
tendance of all who desire to buy stock.
TER3IS. A credit of six months will be given
without Interest, and with approved security.
Five per cent, discount for cash. Sale to com
mence prompt at 10 o'clock, a. m.
J. N. Burton Auctioneer.
FEED and SALE STABLE.
South side of railroad on Cedar St.,
D. H. Metzger, Pro.
Also proprietor of
!-;? a ifl-
Among Our Exchanges.
We understand that Walford Olson, about 15
years old, son of A. P. Olson, of Enterprise', Dick
inson county, left home on a freight train, toward
Junction city, on Tuesday, Aug. 23. He had on
at the time a gray hat, striped gingham shirt
and dark pants. He has dark hair. Any infor
mation sent to the father or friends "will be
thankfully received. Kansas exchanges please
copy. Junction City Tribune.
airs. Leonard Nutt, of Ft. Riley, had beenvls
iltng friends In Manhattan, and, last Monday
started home In a buggy. By some means the
horse became unmanageable, and ran down a
bin, throwing Mrs. Nutt and child out upon the
ground, and throwing himself down. Mrs. Nutt
had a leg broken, and Is otherwise bruised, but
notfataUy. The child Is some hurt but not se
riously. The horse had his neck broken in the
far, wc understand. Junction City Tribune.
We examined the orchard of our esteemed old
friend R Barber, Esq., this week, and to say that
we were surprised to see his trees loaded down
with nne healthy apples, feebly expresses it. We
never saw trees so full of fruit as are many in
the 'Squire's orchard and he has the largest
apple trees in the county. We also noticed 90
acres of very heavy corn on his farm, and his
wheat will go at least 40 bushels to the acre.
We are glad that our old friend Is; so comforta
bly Hxed. He has a good farm and a nice home.
Hon. John A. Anderson and family are home
again. The biggest of the bunch says he had a
high old time on the lakes and In the woods. It
evidently did him good, for he Is ruddy and rug
ged, and looks as though he could put up an end
less string of fence in a very short tune. He
went tills week to speak at a fair, and, In a short
time, may visit some of the gory fields where
tomahawks have been brandished at his shadow,
weekly, for a couple of months. Manhattan Na
tionalist. Our neighbors of the Gazette should
at once apply the war-paint and inaug
urate the dance of death. "The wide,
wide world is not wide enough for us
Kansas seed corn Is at a terrible discount in
this section and our people want no more of it.
The stalks have grown tremendously large, and
It Is tolerably well eared, but while corn planted
from our own seed Is about matured and nearlr
out the way of the frost which so strongly threat
ens, the Kansas corn Is still growing, the stalks
are full of sap, and ears stlU In the milk and
would seem to propose to stay there. And the
ears are no great affairs either as described to us.
While growing, they are slim and give no prom
ise of more than an ordinary yield. Pike County
It is not the seed com which you
should find fault with, 33ro. Bush. The
soil which covered the corn should re
ceive the blame. Out here in Dickin
inson county the cornfields will average
all the way from 50 to 100 bushels per
acre excellent corn and no lying. Come
out and see for yourself.
The Republican ticket of Dickinson county Is as
follows: county treasurer; E. Brunson; sheriff, J.
N. Burton; county clerk, RIcl - V, ring; regis
ter of deeds, Alice Junken; surveyor, W. S. An
derson; coroner, S. P. Harrington; commissioner,
3d district, N. Blevlns. The Republicans of Dick
inson county have truly taken an advanced stand
In nominating 3Ilss Junken for county superin
tendent. The nominee is said to be especially
well qualified for the position. If so, there cer
tainly can be no reasonable objection to placing
her on the ticket. Some of the best educators In
our common schools are ladles. We believe as a
rule they are better fitted to Instruct in the
branches usually taught In district schools than
gentlemen. Hence, some of them, no doubt,
fully understand and appreciate the duties and
responsibilities of the superintendency. We
have an Idea that the Republicans of Dickinson
county will never regret that they placed SIIss
Junken on the ticket. Sauna Journal.
What was the nature of the.drink,
The Greenback Convention.
The National Greenback Labor Party
met in mass convention in the court
house at Abilene on Saturday, Sept.
8th, 1883. Sam'l Wilson, chairman
central committee, called the meeting
to order and made a few remarks. Mr.
Thurston offered the following resolu
tion: 'We, the greenbackers of Dickinson
county, hi convention assembled, real
izing the necessity of the unity of ac
tion of all labor and anti-monopoly or
ganizations, do hereby invite all farm
ers' allianceSjfarmers' clubs, knights of
labor, all producers of wealth, and all
anti-monopolists who are willing to di
vorce themselves from old party affilia
tions, to unite with us on the last Sat
urday in September to organize a new
political party in Dickinson county, to
be called the national anti-monopoly
party, in accordance with the platform
as adopted at the convention held at
Chicago. July 4th, 1883, and at that
time to put a count' ticket in nomina
tion." After considerable discussion, it be
ing the sense of the convention that
such action would be premature, the
convention refused to adopt the reso
lution. DThe convention proceeded to nomi
nate the following partial ticket:
For Sheriff A. D. Blanchett, of
For County Clerk A. II. Ryon, of
For Register of Deeds Mr. Jones, of
The same county committee that
served last year was reappointed.
C. W. Brooks asked to be excused
from serving longer as secretary, and
on motion was excused and Eob't Kane,
of Willowdale, was appointed in his
On motion the county papers were re
quested to publish the proceedings. .
On motion, adjourned.
Sam'l Wilson, C. W. Brooks,
For the Reflector.
Tls easy to tell, as the Homestead you pass,
The neigh of the steed from the bray of an ass.
"Tls easy to ten when there's war In the air,
For the nolsest braggart wm be foundln the rear.
Dame Nature one day, when fuU of the spleen,
Gave birth to the Critics, so spiteful and mean,
But the children were puny, and caused her some
To make them amends for the absence of brains.
And so in disgust, she bade them partake
The form of a man with the crawl of a snake,
And further, to show her contempt for the things,
They should work in the dark; owls minus the
The poet, if wise, will ne'er take offence
At a Jungle of words without any sense,
And Critics, we know their weakness confess,
By sneering at talents they do not posses.
SErTEMBKR 11, IBS'.
Corn Is drying up very fast.
Farmers are very busy and hands are hard to
Two new school houses will soon be built In this
township. The good people of Newbern are de
termined that their children shall have school
The candidates are out passing around the ci
gars. Come of tener, gentlemen, we like to smoke.
Mr. Chris Tlschhouser led Miss Anna Webber
to the hymenlal altar a few days ago. Well,
Chris, you surprised many of us, nevertheless,we
aU Join in the wish that the step you have taken
may rebound to your everlasting happiness.
31 lit 3losley has had the misfortune to lose the
sight of his left eye. 3lllt Is ono of Jefferson's
Jolly boys, but he very seldom falls to put In an
appearance In Newbern as soon as Sunday comes.
Come along, 3Illt, we are always glad to see you;
and Miss J. Is not only glad but It Is her fondest
3Ir. A. Shatto and family will start next Thurs
day on a four weeks visit to friends ln3Ussourt.
3Ir. S. has been here four years. He now has a
fine SO acres of land, for which he would not take
2,500, aU of which he has made In this county.
This is one of the many examples showing the
advantages Dickin&on county offers to poor
A. B. C.
SEPTKHEEK 11, 1SS3.
It rains. Now there will be a big rush along
the line to get in the fall wheat.
Mr.JohnKapp and family will visit the State
fair this week, also Mr. and 3Irs. Munsell, all of
This would be a good point for a drugstore, an
other dry goods store and a better location for a
lumberyard can not be found this side of Kansas
City. Wont some one start an agricultural store
here, It would pay big.
Mr. Knox, our marble cuttflrjlsdolngsomevcy
line work. Any one w.shlng marble '-o'-k done
In a workmanlike manner will do well to consult
The weak address of the 'old ring' in last
week's republican papers calling upon the faith
ful to tall Into line will have hale o no effect on
the people. They, the ring, have teen welshed
in a balance and found wanting in days that arc
past when county scrip sold at 35 cents on ihe
The present efficient County Treasurer wn be
re-elected by a big majority. (Cause why?) He
has made a splendid officer.
There wlU be no opposition to Dick Waring for
Clerk here. He has done well In the past and no
one wants a change made In that office. There
wUl be no opposition to 3Ir. Anderson for Survey
or, he gives good satisfaction, and like Klrby Is
still wanted by the people. Cente..
Belle Springs Sprouts.
September 11, 1883.
The Reflector finds Its way In this community.
Corn cutting is In order and there is plenty of
It to do.
The hum of the threshing machine Is heard In
In investigating the agricultural situation, wo
And everything in great abundance, and farmers
are comparatively happy.
The much looked for rain made Its appearance
this 3Ionday morning, and the ground will be in
excellent order for seeding which Is now In prog
ress. A. considerable quantity of hay has been and la
being made in this neighborhood and farms are
dotted over with stacks of hay, and those of
wheat and rye are being replaced with mammoth
stacks or straw.
There Is a superior quality of fruit this year,
where the trees are of a proper growth there Is
also a considerable quantity.
Farmers confidently say that the com is better
In this vicinity than it has been for years, the
ear is of Immense size and usually well filled. Wo
counted the number of grains on one average ear,
which amounted to W7 by actual count. This
was from P. F. Keller's field.
Prof. Herman W. Smith will give an entertain
ment on next Friday night, Sept. I4th, on the
wonders In natural magic and ventriloquism at
the Abbey School House.
Some cases of diptheria reported In this neigh
borhood but none serious.
David Boozer and mother departed from Belle
Springs, the early part of the week, for a short
visit to Hope, Kansas. Rambler.
Jacob Glsh, father of Dr. A. S. Gisn, who met
with an accident on the 31st of August, by faUlng
off a bridge and fracturing the left thigh bone,
died on the morning of the 9th instant, at tho
house of G. W. Jury, his son-in-law, 3 miles
northeast of this city, and was burled on the 11 th
inst., la the North River Brethren Cemetery. Ho
was born In Pennsylvania and lived there until
last March when he came to this county to spend
the remainder of hl3 days and to rest his remains
beside his wife, who died Just one year ago while
on a visit to Kansas. Ie kept house for nfty
years and raised seven children, of whom three
areUvlngln Kansas and four In 9 ennsylvanli..
He Uved to be 70 years, 6 months and 28 days old.
He was a loving father and a zealous christian
for over 50 years of his life. He was loved by all
who knew him for his strict honesty, fair and
A Light from our household is gone;
A voice we loved Is stilled;
A place Is vacant In our heart
That never can be lined.
Db. A. S. Gisil.
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