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ABJLENE, DICKINSON COUNTY, KANSAS, MAY 3, 1888.
"We want all the
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At as Favorable a Rate of Interest
as can be obtained elsewhere.
WCall on us before you make your Loan.g8
The Abilene Mortgage Co.
Office tip-stairs over Citizens Bank.,
Hon. H. B. Kelley, of the McPbereon
Freeman has beta, renominated for
State Senator froa the Thirtieth Sena
torial District, composed of the coun
ties of MeFherson and Harrey.
Prof. Snew, of the State University,
has received a collection of 3000 insects
from Europe. A man of his erudition
ought to know that Kansas has enough
of that division of creation already.
The first Quarterly Report of the
State Board of Agriculture for the year
has been received. It is Secretary
Mohler's maiden effort and he may
well be proud of it. It is somewhat
more given to essays and discussions
and less to statistics than former
The Democrats are trying hard to
make it appear that they are in thor
ough accord with Mr. Cleveland's free
trade message to Congress.
The State of Alabama pays more
taxes on pistols and fire arms, with
which to raise rows and kill men, than
it does on agricultural implements.
Clay Center has become weary of the
name given it by its fathers, and is
casting about for a new cognomen.
Perhaps the old name does not draw as
it once did.
If the Reflector in of no signifi
cance in the journalistic field of Dick
inson county, we hardly conceive the
necessity of the little "penny fiest" of
the Gazette barking at us all the time.
The Republicans of Wichita have in
structed for Col. Marsh Murdock for
governor. Mr. Murdock is one of the
staunch Republicans of the State, and
if fortune should favor him at Topeka
he will fill the governor's chair with
credit to himself and honor to the
Every free trade merchant or me
chanic in Abilene or any other city
in the State favors requiring non-resident
peddlers of goods to pay a license
or tax for selling goods in the towns
where they pay no rent, no tax, nor
p&ve any streets. But if they come
from England with their goods, they
favor free trade.
Senator Dan. Voorhees has had the
temerity to tackle John James Ingalls
on the position recently taken .by the
latter in his anti-Cleveland speech.
Voorhees has more than once got into
hot water by attempting too much and
he may wish, before he gets through
with the keen-witted Kansan, that he
had learned wisdom from experience.
The National bank circulation of the
United States has decreased nearly
8200,000,000 during the past three
years. Some of our Democratic friends
and the ancient greebackers tell us the
National bank is a scheme for iobbing
the people. If there was any money in
National bank circulation, the Nation
al banks would not permit their circu
lation to decrease in amount $200,000.
000 less than they are entitled to have
The Democrats will undoubtedly
make strenuous efforts to capture the
Senate. A gain of two members would
give them the Upper House of Con
gress and then, even if they should
lose the Presidency, they would be in a
position to dictate publie measures.
No Republican can afford to be indif
ferent this year, for in States where
legislatures are nearly divided, the
election in a single district may affect
the completion of Congress for the
next two years.
Gen. Bragg, our minister to Mexico,
is again in trouble with the Mexicans.
Mr. Bragg said the American people
weuld never permit any attack on free
institutions in Mexico, and this declar
ation was considered by certain papers
as equivalent to an intimation that
Mexico is not free to choose her own
form of government. Mr. Cleveland
has certainly been very unfortunate in
the selection of ministers to Mexico.
Mr. Bragg's predecessor retired in dis
grace, and now Mr. Bragg has caused
serious commotion by his injudicious
Mr. Burton talked for one hour and
a half on last Tuesday, and during his
whole speech he said nothing which
could in the least offend any citizen of
the State, whether he lives in Abilene,
Vt allace, Topeka or Wyandotte. His
speech was a clear, fair, logical state
ment of the necessities and advant
ages of removing the capital to a more
central location in the State. Mr.
Glick talked about fifteen minutes, and
during that short period of time he
succeeded in insultingone-half the peo
ple of the State and disgusting the
other half, and be sat down without
presenting any argument in favor of
capital removal. The Commonwealth
thus refers to the two speakers:
A TIRADE AGAINST TOPEKA.
Mr. Burton wof programmed for a
"Welcome." He did it very eloquent
ly and cleverly, and when he got to
talking of Topeka he spoke admiringly
of the capital city, and his speech quite
contrasted with that of Governor Glick,
who spoke at the evening meeting.
The latter exhausted his vocabulary in
going for Topeka, and rather suggested
or left the impression that if Topeka
were razed and then sown with Hutch
inson salt three hundred feet deep, it
would be a good thing for Kansas, even
if 80,060 people of Kansas were thus
salted away to be preserved for a fresh
start when Gabriel summoned all of
earth and the sea to the final judgment.
The ex-Governorspoke very bitterly and
contemptuously of Topeka and its peo
ple, and recoommended the use of the
capitol as an asylum for the imbecile of
that community, generously saying
that he would favor the most extrava
gant appropriations for its completion
for that purpose alone, but not for its
use as the capitol of the State. He
wanted that put anywhere in the State
The race for State Superintendent
appears mors exciting than that for
other minor State offices. There are
four candidates in the field: John Mc
Donald, Topeka; G. P. Jones, present
deputy superintendent; Geo. H. Win
ans, Junction City; Mrs. A. J. Carru
The way the ex-Confederates and ex
Knights of the Golded Circle are slob
bering over the dear soldiers this year,
is a sight to make the angels weep. If
their idiotic manouvers and back-somersaults
mean anything, they mean
that the situation is serious, and help
must be bad somehow.
On Tuesday the U. S. Senate was
opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. H. De
Sola Mendez, rabbi of the Spanish and
Portuguese Congregation of New York,
who, according to the Hebrew custom,
wore his hat while engaged in prayer.
This is the second instance, probably,
in the history of the Government cer
tainly within the last half century
when a Hebrew has offered prayer in
the Senate. His prayer was as follows:
Our Father in Heaven; aggrandized
and hallownd be thy great name on
this earth. I stand before thee a son
of the deathless race which hath seen
the mightiest powers of old grow, pros
per and die. In the midst of the
chosen ones of this young Nation I
humbly beseech thee to guide their
counsels, that they may further the
world-work of this people, to accom
plish which thou didst call it into exis
tence. This world-work we under
stand to be that it shall labor with the
rest of humanity, thy children and our
brothers, to make this earth of ours
one vast temple wherein the song of
human happiness shall be mankind's
psalm of life because all thy children
live as thou hast willed, doing justly,
loving mercy and walking humbly be
fore thee. If thou didst call thy chosen
nation thy servant, is not also this
great Nation thy servant if it helps to
raise humanity upward and nearer to
At a meeting of the stockholders of
the Union Pacific, in Boston oa last
Wednesday, President Charles Francis
Adams stated that it was the pin-pose
of the directors, during the ensuing
year, to pursue a very conservative
course with reference to the contrac
tion of new lines of road, and that at
present no new lines were under consideration.
Speaking of the Louisiana election,
the Madison (La.) Times, a Democratic
paper, says: "Louisiana, and the
Democratic party, if it indorses such
methods, will become a by word and a
reproach. A weapon has been put into
Republican hands to break Democratic
heads, and the beads will suffer. A mis
take has been made, and it wont be long
before everybody will know it." The
Times goes on to say: "Ex-Goyemor
Warmoth could have come up to Red
River with 50,000 majority, and it
would have done him no good. If Sam
McEnery could have had another
speaker along with him in his North
Louisiana tour, as incendiary and pi
ratical as himself, North Louisiana
would have made a South Louisiana
majority of 70,000 for Warmoth of no
The soldiers a the late war do not
feel particularly honored in having Mr.
Blackburn, of rebel brigadier of Ken
tucky, Mr. Vest, a Confederate states
man of Missouri, and Mr. Voorhees, a
Knight of the Golden Circle of Indiana,
assume the especial championship of
the cause of the veterans. If these
three distinguished gentlemen would
prove their devotion to the cause of the
Union soldier by casting their ballots
in favor of meting out justice to those
who are still living and are needy, in
stead ol trying to be as niggardly as
possible in the matter of granting pen
sions and trying to defend the good
names of Hancock and McClellan,
whose good names as soldiers have
never been assailed, they would stand
in much better repute with the ex
soldiers and their friends.
Congressman Foran, of Ohio, is a
Democrat who may reasonably be sup
posed to know of the opinions of his as
sociates. Por his own part he declares
that the reduction of the tariff on sugar
is the only item in the Mills bill that
he favors; and this reduction will ar
ray against the measure, he says, all
the Louisana Democrats. He an
nounces his purpose to oppose the bill
with all the power at his command,
and believes that nearly thirty Demo
crats will do the same. This is quite a
different estimate from that of Mr.
Mills, who has said that only fourteen
Democrats would oppose his bill. Mr.
Foran is likely to know better than the
Texan what the real strength of the
Randall element is. The Mills bill has
not the ghost ef a chance in a House
with a good working majonty of Democrats.
A recent report of the Michigan
commissioner of labor showed that the
farmsof that State are mortgaged to the
extent of 20 per cent of their value.
The Detroit free trade Free Press in
sisted that this condition of affairs was
due to' the Republican policy of protec
tion. The Detroit Tribune immedi
ately asked the Free Press to explain
how it te that the farming lands of
free trade England are mortgaged to
the extent of 58 per cent of their value,
as shown 1)y Mulhall, the English sta
tistician. -This question, unanswered
to date, knocks the free trade argu
ment of the Freje Press silly., Cleve
The Republicans of this county did
a wise thing on Saturday, in placing
itself on record as opposed to: any
special instructions to the Kansas del
egates to the Chicago Convention.
There are so many excellent men whese
names will be before the convention
that it will require much care and good
judgment in the selection of the strong
est candidate. And it will fee osly
after a full investigation of t&e wedta;
and strength of the various 4fA$datea'
after the delegates hare awnbtai ad
compered views,ttetan intelligent jdg
ment can be reached. Oar. state fc sale
and it can afford to defer to those states
which will form, the battle gwaadfer
the campaign. Their delegates ought
to have the most weight in determining
who tke candiditts shall be.
Whenever a Democrat wishes to re
fer to some one connected with this
this administration who has a credit
able military record, he always points
with a good deal of gusto to Mr. J. C.
Black, commissioner of pensions. But
the whole Democratic House of Repre
sentatives was thrown into confusion
last week when General Henderson of
Iowa produced the unmistakable proof
that the Commissioner has been guilty
of gross violation of the law in grant
ing pensions to soldiers of the Mexican
War. It will be remembered that "Hor
izontal" W. R. Morrison, of Illinois,
was largely instrumental in procuring
for Mr. Black his position of commis
sioner of pensions, and in his eagerness
to show his gratitude to Mr. Morrison
for his political assistance, Mr. Black
voluntarily, without any application
being asade and without any proofs
-whatever, ordered the pension depart
sent at Chicago to issue a pension cer
tificate to his Democratic friend, Will
iam R. Morrison. Mr.Morrison deubtless
perceiving the irregularity asd illegality
of the proceeding very promptly re
jected the certificate and returned it to
the depmrtment, thus leaving Commis-
The Lesson of Ltnjsiaaa.
The result of the Louisiana election
means that the Southern Democrats
propose to keep the South solid for the
re-election of Mr. Cleveland by fair
means or ioui principally xoui.
Says the New York Tribune: The
size of both the Democratic vote and
majority in Louisiana is prima facie
proof of gross fraud. With three par
ishes estimated, Nichols has 112'520
votes and 65,160 majority. His major
ity now is 2,620 votes larger than
Cleveland's entire veteie 1884, which
was only 62,540. Itwsaveven a few
votes larger fhaa -Hancock's total
vote in 1880 65,67. It connot be
claimed that this was the result of
conversions from the Republicans, be
cause the Republican vote, as stated,
is even a hair's-breadth larger than
Blaine's in 1884, and considerably larg
er than Garfield's in 1880. These are
the figure: 1880, 88,016; 1884, 46,347;
1888, 47,360. The Democratic vote,
which fell off 2,527 voteB in 1884 as
compared with 1880, has increased 50,
000 votes in 1888 ever 1884 in a total
vote of 170,000, and that in an election
which, in spite of the interest attaching
to the local quarrel in Hew-Orleans, is
less important than the Presidential
election. No unprejudiced person can
suppose for a moment that this is an
honest increase. In fact, Democratic
newspapers of the franker sort openly
admit fraud. The Uew-Orleans dis
patch of "The Sun" says that "the ma
jorities reported from some of the par
ishes in North Louisiana are stupen
dous and in some cases incredible.
From Rapides, where the contest was
regarded a close one until a few days
ago, a majority of 7,000 is reported.
The total population is only 24,000."
That is to say, in this parish the Dem
ocratic majority is equal to one-third of
the entire population. Tweed himself
rarely ventured on frauds as unblush
ing as these, and never on so large a
scale. Conservative Democrats, it says,
" admit that in some of the parishes
of North Louisiana the returns are sus
cious." They must be very "conserua
tive' Democrats indeed who will not
admit so much as that In fact, in view
of these disclosures, Governor War
moth's claim that 40,000 ballots against
him were stuffed into tin bcxes seems
t is almost incredible that thB coun
try should remain indifferent to facts
like these. The present eontrol by the
Democratic party of the Executive
branch of the Government and of the
House of Representatives is secured by
such frauds. They are the foundations
of its rule. A country is in a danger
ous condition when the sourse of power
are poisoned by fraud. It is the ballot
box stuffing and false counting in
Louisiana and other States that enable
the Democratic party to make a clean
sweep of the Government service, to
precipitate tariff agitation upon the
country, to reconstruct the Supreme
Court. The answer of bigoted Demo
crats and still more bigoted Independ
ents to this is that this is a matter with
which the General Government has
nothing to do. That is trne, strictly
speaking; and yet it is a matter which
has a great deal to do with the Gener
al Government, seeing that the election
of a President and the control of one
branch of Congress are obtained by
just such means, and that the Demo
crats hope to get the control of every
thing in the same way.
siener Black i& the unfortunate pre-
d$wtoat in which Ges. HemdsoaiAnd if you do not like it,
found' him. Fnaost of it."
The Democratic newspapers are bus
ily stabbing Senator Ingalls in the
back for the supposed reflection on the
political fame of Generals McClellan
and Hancock, but the real cause of
their bitterness lies deeper. It is not
what he said about the dead generals
that nettles them so much as what he
said and proposes to back up about liv
ing private veterans. Any talk of
pensioning men who fought the South
is sure to provoke a groan of disappro
val. In his speech which they so un
sparingly criticised, he used the fol
lowing square edged English. Those
Democrats who go into tantiuaasat
the bare mention of the distinguished
Senator's name will please read and
"The Senator from Missouri had
asked, in a burst of indignation and
impatience, where all this voting of
pensions was going to end? He had
gone thus far, he said, but should go no
farther. I will tell the Senator and
every Senator on that side of the cham
ber, whether they like it or not, what
we intend to do. I will tell the Sena
tor from Missouri, and the rest of his
associates just where this thing is
going to stop. It is going to stop when
arrears of pensions are paid and when
the limitation is removed, aad every
soldier on the rolls or who gets on the
rolls, is paid from the day of his disa
bility, in the case ef a survivor, from
tie dale of the soldier's death, and
when every surviving soldier of the
Union amy is put upon the rolls for
service only. That is when it is going
to stop. Applaase in the galleries
"CRAWF0BD COUHTY SYSTEM."
The short discussion in the conven
of Saturday over the expediency of re
scinding a resolution of last summer in
structing the County Central Commit
tee to adopt what is known as "The
Crawford County System." iu calling
the primaries this fall, has opened a
subject of considerable importance to
The "Crawford County System" con
templates the doing away with all del
egate conventions. The voters cast
their ballots at the various precincts
over the ceunty, the same as at the
general election. The ballots are
counted by the judges, sealed up with
the poll books, and sent in to the Sec
retary of the County Central Commit
tee. The committee get together and
canvass the votes, and the person hav
ing the highest number of votes, for
any office, is by the committee declared
the nominee. Under this system a plu
rality, instead of a majority, is suffic
ient to nominate.
In cases of a tie, the committee
would cast lots for the candidate. On
its face this seems to be a fair method
of holding primaries and obtaining an
expression of the greatest number who
favor any one candidate for an office,
and yet it is subject to a great many
If all the voters in the county were
on an equal footing as to access to the
polls, it would be perfectly fair, provid
ing it is satisfactory to the party that
the plurality shall nominate instead of
the majority, but, unfortunately, the
people do not allhave equal advantages,
so far as access to the polls is con
cerned. Every Republican voter in
Abilene can get to the polls and vote
sometime during the afternoon prima
ries without losing ten mixiutes from
his ordinary occupation, while farmers
in the country must devote from one to
three hours in the day in going to and
from his voting place.
If the "Crawford County System"' is
adopted, the result will be that the
majority of the votes will be cast by
citizens living in the incorporated towns
in the county. By an examination of
the number of votes polled at the vari
ous primaries in this county for three
years, it will be seen that the majority
of all the individual votes cast for del
egates have been cast in the incorpo
rated towns of the county.
It has been argued that such would
not be the case if every farmer knew
that his vote would be counted if he
cast it. There is no argument in this
proposition. The farmers of this coun
ty have no inclination to spend two or
three days attending primary elections
for partisan purposes, and especially
when the primaries effect only the suc
cess of some individual members of the
party, who are anxious for office. They
cannot be induced to ride three, four,
five or six miles, simply for the purpose
of seeing that Mr. Jones, who is a very
respectable Republican, shall be nomi
nated, instead of Mr. Brown, who is
another respectable Republican.
When the time comes to demonstrate
whether the Republican or the Demo
crat shall be elected, this will call out
the farmers, and every other man who
is interested in good government.
If the "Crawford County System"
should be adopted, every candidate in
the county will endeavor to make his
canvass in those precincts which are
most populous and where he can most
easily get voters to the polls.
A man from Abilene, who would be
inclined to work the "favorite son"
racket, would naturally try, and prob
ably would, induce every Republican
voter in the town to devote five min
utes of the afternoon in depositing a
ballot for him, and the result would be
that the five or six hundred Republican
votes cast in the city of Abilene at the
primaries would probably be sufficient
to outnumber any other number of
votes that conld be depended upon for
any one candidate, unless the country
should be almost solid against the town.
At no primary in Dickinson county
has there been 1,600 votes cast. Abi
lene can poll 700. Solomon can poll
150. Enterprise can poll 100. Hering
ton can poll 150. Hope can poll 100.
Chapman can poll 75. This makes
1,275 votes in the incorporated cities
of the county.
Thus it will be seen what an unfair
advantage the cities have over the
country under the "Crawford County
The dispatches from Washington
accuse Mr. Cleveland with conspiring
with the late Secretary of the Interior,
Vilas, to getaway with a large amount
of lands in Wisconsin belonging to the
Chippewa and FonDu Dae reservations.
Mr. Cleveland, in direct violation of
law. ignored the rights of the Indians
to have 160 acres, and approved allot
ments whereby the Indians get but 80
acres and the rest go to Vilas, Atkins
and other land grabbers. Verily,
G rover is not a Saint !
The Pennsylvania RepublicafiapleTIg"
their party to submit the question of a
prohibition amendment to the people.
Massachusetts is more conservative,
and' favors high license and local option..
To Hiram Noble, or the State of New Yoik:
You arc hereby notified that tou have been
sued by D. G. Smith (assignee ot K. A. Bird) by
his petition filed in the district conrt or Dickin
county, in the State of Kansas, filed March 22d,
18SS, wherein he prays judement against yon for
the rum of one hundred and fix teen dollar, with
interest at 12 per cent, per annum from the 29th
day of April, 1886. upon a note and mortgage by
you made to the order or E. A. Bird, and assigned
for a valuable consideration to D G. Smith who
prays Judgment for foreclosure of said mortgage
and for the sale of lot four (4) and Are (5) in
block twenty (20), in Abilene preper, of Dickin
son county. State of Kansas, and that the pro
ceeds of said sale be applied to the payment of
jiiu note ana interest ana cosi tnerem, ana tnat
you be forever barrel and forecloi-ed from all in.
terest in said land, and that the sale of said lots
Deinaae oy appraisement.
You will further take notice that vou must an
swer said petition on or before the 17th day of
May, 1SS8, or said petition will be taken as trne
and judgment rendered according to the Drayer
uieicui, as auuve rccitea.
D. G. SMITH. Plaintiff.
K. N. SMITH, Attorney. 32-6t
To E. M. Kohr, or the State or Pennsilvanla.
YOU will take notice that tou have been sued
in the Justice's court, before John I. Qninn,
aJuttlceof the Peace in the city or Abilene, in
Dickinson county. State or Kansas', by Levi S.
Krelder, by filinj; in said court hi Bill of Partic
ulars on April 20, 18S8, pntylng for a judgment
against yon, the said defendant, in the sum of
Sevcnty-Fhe Dollars, with interest thereon at
the rate of seven (7) per cent, per annum from
the 28th day of January. 1SS8, and cots of suit;
That an order of garnishment was isued on Ben
jamin Palm, of Abilene. Kansas, for the amount
prayed for, whereupon money belonging to you
was found in the hands of said garnishee. That
said causa is set for hearing at nine (9) o'clock a.
m., onthe21thdayof May, A. D. 1888: that tou
are required to answer said Bill or Particulars on
or lefore the 24th day or May, 1888. or judgment
will be rendered against you, the said defendant,
in favor or the said plaintiff in the sum ot Set en-ty-Fie
Dollars, with interest thereon at the rate
of seven (7) percent, per annum from the 2tth
day ot January, A. D 18S8, and costs or suit.
LEVI 8. KREIDER.
S. S. Smith, his Attorney. avs
Notice to Contractors.
The trustees ol the county high school will re
ceive sealed proposals at the office or W. H. Roe,
Abilene, Kansas, until May 11, 1888, at noon, lor
the erection and completion or a county hlh
school building, ror Dickinson couaty. to be
located at Chapman, Kansas, in said county.
Plans and specifications Can be seen at the
office of the hardware store of Dunlary Roe.
All proposals must be accompanied by a cer
tified check for not less than two hundred dollars
which sum will be forfeited to Dickinson countv
in case the bidder whose hl.t is accepted fails
within two days thereafter to enter into contract
and to give satisfactory bond for the performance
thereof and the additional bond for the protection
of laborers as specified by law.
Bids must be securely sealed and marked on
outside: "Bids for the erection of county high
school building for Dickinson county, Kansas.
Bids will be opened at 1 o'clock p. m., Monday,
May 14, l-8 No bids will be considered
unless the bidder be present.
The board reserve the right to reject any and
all bids. By order of Board,
33-4t W.H. ROE, Scc'y.
Notice of Appointment.
STATE OF KANSAS.) ...
Dickinson County, M
In the matter of the estate of Ellen M. Vail, late
of Weld county, Colorado.
NOTICE is hereby ulvcn that on the 10th day
ot April, A. D. 1588 the undersigned was,
by the Probate ourt of Dickinson county, Kan
sas, duly appointed and qualified as administra
trix o' the estate Of Ellen M. Vail, late of Weld
county, Colorado, decea-ed. All parties inter
ested In said estate will take notice and govern
themseh es accordingly. Hattib . Vail,
Notice, of Appointment
STATE OF KANSAS, .
Dickinson county, ("
In the matter or the estate or William T. Vail,
late or Dickinson county, Kansas.
NOTICE is hereby given, that on the 10th day
or April, A. D. 1883, the undersigned was.
by the Probate Court of Dicklnon connty, Kan
sas, duly appointed and qnaliried as administra
trix ot the estate or William T. Vail, late of Dick
inson county, deceased. All parties interested in
said estate will take notice ond govern them
selves accordingly, Hattie G. ail,
County Treasurer's Quarterly-
ji!.uF lhF am0UJ" to the treasury and the
different funsto which It belongs, tor the qu ti
ter ending AprlIS3d,188S.
The cash balance in the treasury is $34 .204 it
Unapportioned tax .. I ...... 7jS
Total cash on hand .SSf.lTO 67
Composed of the following credit balancet:
State fund $3,188 30
School land fund 1 31-' 93
County rund ."" 8,'637 :S
Countylnterest rund 4.903 54
County sinking fund .. 2,981 eS
County High ichool rnnd.... ." 1,682 18
County school rund . 4174
Redemption rund L054 79
Feesrund in m
TSiw u it mnd..;:;;:;:." aS J
gXRRfUnd MT2 48
j a. a. a n mna 8,70 57-
AbehC 584! 2
Solomon .. 310 2j
Enterprise ."", 219 8J
Chapman $ 81
Hone "" "" -
Herington "......"."......". 234 OS
STATE OF KANSAS,)
Dickinson County. I
Office of County Clerk.
April IS, 1888.
NOTICE is hereby given, that on the 12th day
or April, lh88, a petltiou shmed by Angu-t
Heaquenet and 10 other householders, was pre
sented to -the board or county commisloners or
the county aroresaid praying for the es
tablishing ot a certain road, described as follow.-,
Beginning at the east terminus or Broadway,
in the city of Hope, Dickinson county. Kansas
running east 1600 feet, thence north 180 reet on
Henquenet's south-east quarter ot section U,
township 16, range S east of the 6th principal me
ridian, thence .around the west branch of Lyons
creek in such manner as viewers may in their
judgment decide willmake the best road and the
most convenient for the traveUng public, to Cast
section line ot above described section.
Whereupon, said Board ot County Commis
sioners appointed the following named persons.
viz: W. H. Furguson, A. F Kandt and U. 31c
Laren as viewer-, with instructions to meet. In
conjunction with the County Suneyor, at the
place or beginning, in Hope township, on Thurs
day, the 17th day or May, A. D. 1888, and proceed
to view said road andj.'he all parties a hearing.
By order or the
seal Boakdof Countv CoMMis-jioNKn
M. H. Bert, County Clerk. :n ut
STATE OF KANSAS,) ,.
Dickinson Connty, f
Office or County Clerk,
April 11;, lf8.
NOTICE is hereby gi en, tnaton.the 12th dav
ot April, 18S8, a petition signed by J. if.
Bert and fifteen other householders was present
ed to the Board of County Commissioners of the
county aforesaid, praying for the owning of a
certain road, described as follows, viz:
Commencing at the northwest corner of section
30, town 11, range 3. east or the oth P. M., thence
running south on section line one mile and Inter
secting road N'o. 101.
AVherenpon, said Board or County Commission
ers appointed the rollowlng-named i)ersons, viz:
Thos. Perry, Wm. Free and Warren Clapp as
viewers, with instructions to meet, in conjunction
with the County Surveyor, at the place or begin
ning, in Sherman township, on Tuesday, the 15th
dy Ot May, A. D. 1888. and proceed to view said
road, and give to all parties a hearing.
By order or the
seal Board or CoCktt Commissioners.
M. II. Bert, Connty Clerk. 3l-6t
TTNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF
U sale Issued by the clerk of the District Court
of Dickinson county. State of Kana, In a cause
pending therein, wherein, I. is. Hallam & F. L.
Parker, partner" as Hallam & Parker, ar plain
tiffs, and William J. Ruswell; Sallie F. Russell.
Hiland Southworth and John P. Auncw, are defendant-.
I will, on
Monday, Kay 14th, A. D-, 1888.
at tne front door of the court house. In the city of
Abilene, county of Dickin-on. State of Kan-a?. at
10 o'clock, a. m., of said day sell to the
higtiest bidder for cash, the following de
scribed real etate to-wit: Lot- No. four and nve
(4 and 5), In block ten (10). In Knney & Hode'.
additlonto the city of Abilene in Dickinson
county. State ef Kan-as. Subject to a mortgage
lien of SS00 with Interest at therate of 12 per cent
per annum from ilay lst,lSs..
The said real estate will be sold pursuant to the
judgement of the court In said cause recited In
said Order of sale.
WItsesa y hand thi- 11th day of April. A.D.lftW.
D. W. NAILL,
33-5t Sheriff of Dickinson county, Kansas.
Rebecca Wilkinson, ot Brownsvalley. Ind.
tays: "I had been In a distressed condition for
thre years from Nervousness, Weakness of the
Stomach, Dyspepsia and Indigestion until my
health was gone. I had been doctoring contant
ly with no relief. I bought one bottle of Sonth
American Nervine, which done me more good
than any f50 worth of doctoring I ever did In my
life. I would advise CTery weakly person to use
this valuable and lovely remedy ; a few bottles of
It ha cured me completely. I consider It the
crmnrtpt mpdleine In the world." A ttial bottle
wiU convince you. Price 15 cents $1.23. Sold by
J. M. Glelssner, druggist, Abilene.
$100,000 TO LOAN.
"We have $100,000 to loan on farm
and city property at the lowest rates.
Loans closed promptly. 2fo,delay.
Abilene Investment Co.,
- Bear room First "Nat. Ba nk
WUIowdale road J.'.'.'.'.
Holland road ."... '."
Buckeye '..' '".'.
Buckeye road. ..'.'."
Grant raid -...
Banner road '.
Fragrant Hill road
Fragrant Hill inltrest
ooie ................... . .....
$ 1,717 11
B ' rf
$ 6,450 15
SCHOOL. DISTRICT iCCOlWIS.
) 11 & s.
...$ 11 88 I
... 109 'J9 I
9 3 1
. 12 90 I
. 11 3 38 1
...1,710 !I7 66.
. 24 13 I 67.
.. 29 74 I
.. 78 13 i
... 268 W '
.. 73 12
... 33 51
.. 110 83
.. 24 !
14 1 47
35 Rl I
27 38 '
15 58 1
170 55 I
43 17 '
II 66 J 99
15 21 , II J
IS 42 101
13 IW J 103
40 51 1 117.
.. 5! 34
.. 13 96
.. us 17
. 33 H
.. 8 19
- 21 65
. 5 9
, 57 M
. 147 SI
. 77 95
. 84 SI
. 13 82
. 108 12
. 28 13
. 127 25
. 11 47
. 76 S3
. 110 21
. 48 92
. a in
. 32 05
. SI 74
. 6 87
. 8 98
. 51 32
. 22 84
. 14 w;
. SI 18
. 172 22
. 117 63
. 68 11
- 3i 3
. 317 55
. 100 63
. 57 65
. 18 89
. 63 97
. 27 21
. 13 92
. 1 83
. 292 99
. 16 b7
. 22 38
. 131 li
. 23 23
. 364 14
IDA: C $ 15 CI
5 ..'J09 82
8 - 93 44
II.... 22 02
13 ........ ..... 117 5
lt - 401 45
. 102 72
. 330 0O
68 103 10
0 6 83
2 - 10 27
77 S " "II
78 106 41;
Hi 132 49
85 68 6.S
K7 102 52
96 ... lo;t
100 147 29
102 109 71
10ti......... ...... 118 41
107... ... --. 109 i2
108. .. 92 GO
109 .. llH 46
110 68 71
III 17 42
113 215 03
114 101 82
115 185 21
116 . 7 79
117 79 58
118 102 19
119 10 62
120 46 70
From which deduct the following
Normal institute I 1 40
Jefferson towDshlp 2
Fragrant Hill township CJ W
School District No. 17 19 87
' : 85
35 25 74
39 21 72
47 bond K
2D &8 bond
I, John J. Cooper. County Treasurer of DIckin -
that the foregoing report 13 correct and true to
tne oest 01 my jsnowieagc uciiti.
JOHN J. COOPER, County Treasurer.
Subscribed and 8worn to before me this 26th
srxLl M. H. Bbkt, Co. Clerk.
the last nail century, nonnswuns " "
ders of inventive projTesi if method aa i ystea
ot work that can be performed all over the coaa
try without separating the worker from their
homes. Pay liberal; any one can do ti work:
either sex, young or old; no special ability reqolred
Capital not needed; yon are started free. Cut
thi3 ont and return to na and we win send yoa
free, something of value and lmportanre to yon.
that trill atari yon in business, which mil brlajr
yon In more money rfjbt away, than mytUor
else In the world. Grand outfit free. Address
True Co., Augusta, Maine.
ChHdrn.-Gry far PtaWr GttoK