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THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 1888.
Go shopping on Sunday, or flirt with a crank
Or do anything elee that is bad.
But don't talk to a man of poetical things
When his stomach is lonely and sad.
You will see some honest races Aug.
Eaces, Wednesday, Thursday and
The city schools open three weeks
One and one-third fares on all roads
during the races.
Junction City is bragging over her
new pressed brick works.
PIEE DEPARTMENT HEETIffQ.
The Republican majority in Dickin
son county this year will be thirty-six
miles long and twenty-four milesjwide.
A clean, clear, conscientious sweep
of National, State and county tickets
is what the llepublicans want this
A train killed a couple three-weeks-old
pigs for a Carlton farmer the other
day and now he wants $20 apiece dam
ages. The Senatorial convention meets
next Monday in Industry. Quite a
number of Abileneites will be in atten
dance. - - - -
The way the well derrick looms up
on west Second street is a caution. Its
appearance attracts many visitors to
the well daily.
The Union Laborites will make the
welkin ring tonight in Smith's hall. If
you want to hear some Demosthenian
eloquence, happen around.
The schoolmaster is abroad in the
land; but that does not prevent a cer
tain store in Abilene making its sign
read, "Tobaco and Sigars."
Dr. L. M. Itaub is trying to organize
gas companies in the neighboring
towns. The people complain that they
don't need any more gas while the cam
paign is in progress.
"The corn is all right" and lhhe corn
is all gone up" are the two items that
are chasing each othr around the cir
cle in the Kansas press atpresent. The
former is about three laps ahead.
S. P. Harrington, of the Banner Reg
ister, can get moie comfort out of an
undated squib saying that a farm hand
in Backwoods, Haighcede county, Ga..
has come outforBotkin and prohibi
tion than he can out of a square meal.
See the announcement in our columns
of special purse offered by the associa
tion for 2:28 class. This is an extra
attraction. Our association is wide
awake and will give their patrons full
value of their money, August 22d to
i m i i
The Fire Laddies Take Possession of
Their Hew Quarters in the City
The Fire Department met Friday
in full force in their new rooms in the
just completed city hall. Hose Com
panies Xos. 1 and 2, and the Hook and
Ladder Company were present and
looked their prettiest in order to be in
keeping with their handsome apart
The meeting was called to order by
Chief W. L. Allison, who stated its ob
ject,to consider the invitation to go to
KansasCity and to inspect the new head
quarters. After giving the invitation
of the Volunteer Firemen's Associa
tion it was discussed by several mem
bers. It was not thought best to act
upon it definitely at that meeting and,
on motion, it was laid on the table un
til the next regular meeting, early in
Councilmen n. G. Fisher and A. S.
Davidson were present and made a
few remarks, tendering the boys the
use of the hall, etc. The remarks were
briefly responded to.
The firemen can well be proud of
their new room. It is large, well
lighted and handsomely furnished.
The four sliding doors on Broadway
give the fullest acd easiest possible
access to the street. A fine hose-washing
platform is erected with water
works attachments so as to save all un
necessary labor. Abilene has an
efficient and hard working Fire depart
ment, one of which she can be proud
and her recognition of their services
should Le farther shown by fitting up
for the boys a reading-room in their
new headquarters where those who
wish can spend the long winter evenings
which wi'l in a few months be upon us.
A BIG LASD SALE.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
James Guest, of Garfield township,
died Wednesday of summer complaint.
The little one's death leaves a sad
household mourning its untimely de
cease, but the sorrowing parents are
comforted by the thought that it is
saved the temptations and trial3 of this
The funeral seivices were held this
afternoon at the residence.
An Abilene Firm Hakes One of the
Largest Land Deals in Kansas this
The Berry & Prendergast Land Co.
Wednesday closed one of the largest
land sales ever made in this city or
county. The gentlemen, as has been
known, about six years ago purchased
nearly 250,000 acres of land lying in
Ottawa county, northeast of Minneap
olis. The land was in a wild state
when they bought it, but they have
fenced it, opened springs, put farmers
upon part of it, and generally improved
it so as to make the tract a valuable
estate. Eastern capitalists have been
recently looking at the land and a syn
dicate composed of opulent real estate
men of St. Louis, Chicago and Alton,
Ills., purchased ten sections of the
property, sill but two lying in one body.
For this tract, all fenced and somewhat
improved, they paid the neat sum of
The hew owners will stock part of
their ranche and will divide the re
mainder up into farms, thus adding
greatly to north Ottawa's wealth.
We congratulate Messrs. Berry &
Prendergast upon their large sale and
the handsome sum of money they must
The Commercial Travelers Protect
ive Association, of the United States,
has a membership of over sixceen
thousand and is probably the strongest
association of the kind in the world.
Mr. John li. Stone, their Xat'l Sec'v
and Treas., 79 Dearborn St. Chicago",
in a letter states that he has been se
verely troubled at times, for the past
twenty years, with cramp and bilious
colic which would compel him to take
to his bpd from three to six days
while in St. Louis at their last annual
meeting he procured a bottle of Cham
berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Kemedy and has since used it with the
best results. It is the only remedy he
ever found that effected a rapid and
complete cure. Xo one can safelj
travel without it. Sold by Barnes &
The managers of the
association are endeavoring
special trains to run over the Santa Fe
during the Hope meeting, Sept. 4-7. If
the company is wise, it will grant the
request as many will be deprived of
going by the inconvenient times at
which trains now run.
St. Joseph's college for young ladies
will open for the fall term on October
1st. The inside work on the building
is nearly completed and the structure
will be fitted for occupancy at that
time. The location is a most healthy
one and this fact taken in connection
with the excellent course of study and
good instructors should win for it a
As will be seen by the advertise
ment in this issue, S. K. Strother and
F. T. Strother will, in about a jinonth,
start in Abilene a Democratic weekly
paper. The Democrats of Dickinson
county need a good organ and we be
lieve they will get it under such num
ber one newspaper men as the gentle
tlemen who propose to undertake this
The annual State examination for
teachers for State certificates will be
held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday, August 27 to 31
inclusive. The examinations will be
held by the State board of education
at the following places: Topeka, In
the State capitol building; Lawrence,
in the university building; Manhattan,
in the Agricultural college building;
Emporia, in th9 normal school building.
The examination will consist of both
written and oral exercises.
F. M. Whitlaw can show on Iris farm
three miles east of the city some of the
finest corn that the Kansas sun evdr
beamed upon. Not only are the stalks
strong and. vigorous but the ears are
immense in' size" and well-filled. The
varieties used are Landreth's Mam-
' moth Chester 90-day and Adams'
White Early 60-day. Mr. W.'s success
in this season proves that if our farmers
would take more care in selecting seed
-' and in cultivation, they will be all
Practice vs. Theory.
During several days of last week one
of our distinguished Democrats was
busily engaged in soliciting aid for the
establishment of a pottery in Abilene.
Fie talked loud and long and enthusi
astically in favor of the project. He
besieged the merchant, the banker, the
lawyer, the farmer, the editor, the me
chanic, the laboring man, the minister,
the doctor, and to all produced many
and cogent reasons why it was to the
interest of every one of them to render
substantial aid toward encouraging
this manufacturing industry to locate
in Abilene. By his unanswerable logic
this Democrat induced the good people
of Abilene to give solid assistance to
this enterprise, and we all hope that
thereby the pottery may be established
in our midst. We know that what
little we give toward encouraging such
enterprises will be returned to us four
fold. But the sequel of our story is yet to
come. On Saturday that same loud
talking Democrat was on our streets
again, not for the purpose of aiding and
encouraging manufacturing industries
to locate in Abilene, but for the more
audable purpose of talking politics.
He was just as enthusiastic as when
bagging for the pottery, but his argu
ments were all against aiding and as
sisting home industries. Every cent
imposed upon the people to encourage
home industries was a "robber tariff."
.bveiy cent paiu to am or assise in
building up the woolen industries, the
cotton industries, the iron industries,
the pottery industries, was so much
bread taken from the mouths of the
people. In all his talk this free-trade
Democrat never once alluded to the
benefits to be derived by the people of
Abilene from having a pottery located
in our midst. In practice, a free-trader
has some business sense, and believes
in going down in his pockets to aid
home industries; in theory, he is abso
The Gazette Bern oval.
During the last two or three weeks a.
scheme to establish a morning daily
paper for Salina has been placed before
the business men. The plan was to
unite the Abilene Gazette with the Sa
line County Journal and make a Eepub
lican paper. It was plain from the
first that Eepublicans felt the necessity
of doing something and for that reason
we were inclined to believe that the
scheme would go through. The Herald
has not fought it because it can only
be determined by experience whether
or not Salina will support two daily
papers. Having been in position to
know of the support for a daily paper
in Salina, we are loth to believe that
the move is a good one or advisable at
this time. However, this has nothing
to do with the case, it is generally un
derstood today that the paper is a cer
tainty and that all arrangements for
rts removal from Abrlene wrii he per-
iected tonrght. For the Herald we
can say that it is a much better paper
than the city has supported or warrant
ed and we hope by a lively competition
with a good morning paper to get a
better support for the future than in
the past. LSaiinaHerald, Saturday. .
At the coming election we will be
called upon to elect Eepresentatives
and a county commissioner. It may
be of interest to our readers to know
how the countj is divided, as regards
districts. The townships composing
the respective districts and the present
representatives are as follows:
68th Representative District
Hon. Harrison Flora, term expires
1888: Fragrant Ilill, Xoble, Hayes,
Sherman, Buckeye, Cheever, Flora,
Willowdale and Grant, and the city of
09th Ecpresentative District Hon.
M. L. Potter, term expires 1SSS:
Center, Liberty, Logan, Xewbern, Gar
field, Lincoln, Wheatland, Holland,
Banner, Jefferson, Ridge, Hope, Lyon,
Rinehart and Union, and the cities of
Solomon and Enterprise.
1st Commissioner District II.
Kandt. term expires 1S90: Center,
Rinehart, Logan, Liberty, Ridge, Un
ion, Hope, Lyon.
2d Commissioner District J. W.
Baker, term expires 1S8S: Cheever,
Sherman, Fragrant Hill, Buckeye,
Hayes, Xoble, Grant.
3.1 Commissioner District Simon
Stein, t rm expires 1SS9: Flora, Willow
dale, Lincoln, Garfield, Xewbern,
Wheatland, Jefferson, Holland, Banner.
Mrs. Richardson, wife of Col. John
C. Eichardson, a prominent citizen of
Carthage, Mo., d5ed yesterday morning
at about half past ten o'clock, at the
residence of her son-in-law Mr. John
C. Lyeth on Buckeye avenue. She
was in her sixty-eighth year.
As the family wished to bury her at
their old home, funeral seieices, con
ducted by Eev. F M. Torch, assisted
by Rev. S. O. Humphrey, were held at
their residence last evening at 8 o'clock
and at half past nine they left over the
Santa Fe for Carthage, Mo. The Arion
Quartette, whose singing the deceased
had enjoyed so much duringher illness,
conducted the song service which was
most beautiful and impressive.
Mrs. Richardson's death was a sad
one, she having stopped off on her way
home to visit her daughter, Mrs. J. C.
Lyeth. During the past winter, at
tended by her faithful and loving grand
daughter, she had lived at Tucson,
Arizona, hoping that the climate would
benefit her health. But not finding re
lief there she was on her way home
when the desire to see her daughter in
her Abilene home caused her to alter
her plans. Exactly three months from
the day she came to Abilene she left itJ
for her brighter and happier home
For a period of a few days after her
arrival here she enjoyed comparatively
good health, after which she took her
bed, never to arise. During her final
illness she suffered untold physical
agony, but she bore it with the forti
tude and patience of a true christian.
Xever a murmur of complaint escaped
her but with a hopefulness that encour
aged even her physician she cheered
those who waited on and loved her.
Yestsrday morning, surrounded by her
family and free from pain, she peace
fully and calmly entered her final rest.
Scarcely had the church bells ceased
pealing forth their joyful summons
when her spirit taking up the glad re
frain joined that happy chorus above
in their service of love about the throne
of her Master. It was the joyful ter
mination of a busy and eventful life,
and as a true disciple of Christ she has
gone to enjoy the reward of the faith
ful faithful to her husband, faithful
to her children, faithful to her God.
Itch, Mange and Scratches of every
kind on human or animals cured in 30
minutes by Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.
Sold by J. M. Gleissner, Druggist, Abi
ene. South American Nervine,
The great conqueror of Indigestion,
Dyspepsia, all Xervous Diseases and
failing health builder beyond compari
son ever discovered and the most certain
and absolute preventive and cure for
Consumption, when used in time, ever
offered to the afflicted. It preforms
these marvelous cures by filling the
blood with richness and vital plasma
which rapidly heals all diseased and
broken tissues and casts off all disease
from the system. A trial bottle will
convince you. Price 15 cents,and $1.25
Sold by J. M. Gleissner, druggist, Abilene.
When Tz.v -was sick. to pavo her Caatorla,
When she -rrss a Child, aho cried for Castorie
When she 1'ccacic Hies, sho clung to Castoria,
IVhea aho hail Children, oho gave them Castoria
I am now selling Men's and Boys' Kip and
Calf Boots at 20 per cent
Less than ianufacturers' Prices.
Shoes at Manufacturers' Prices.
cm jcdRii jgj i .
OastL Faid for Hides and Fujrs.
The Original Wins.
C. F. Simmons, St. Louis, Prop"r
M. A. Simmons Liver Medicine, Est'd
iSp, in the U. S. Court defeats J.
H.Zcilin.Prop'r A. Q.Simmons Liv
er Regulator, Esfd by Zeilin 1S6S.
51. A. S. L. M. has for 47 years
cured Indigestion, Biliousness,
ArPETiTE, Sour Stomach. Etc.
Rev. T. 13. Reams, Pastor M. E.
Church, Adams, Tenn., writes: "1
uinK 1 snouiu nave Dcen dead but
lor your Genuine M. A. Sim
mons Liver Medicine. I have
sometimes had to substitute
"Zeilin's stuff" for your Medi
cine, but it don't answer the
ur.j. k. Graves, Editor The
Baptist. Memphis. Tenn. savs:
I received a package of yourLiver
Medicine, and have used half of it
It works like a charm. I want no
better Liver Regulator and cer
tainly no more of Zeilin's mixture.
Give Them a Chance.
That is to say, your lungs. Also all
your breathing machinery. Very won
derful "machinery it is. Xot only the
larger air-passages, but the thousands
of little tubes and cavities leading from
When these are clogged and choked
with matter which ought not to be
there, your lungs cannot half do their
work. And what they do, they cannot
Call it cold, cough,croup, pneumonia,
catarrh, consumption or any of the
family of throat and nose and head and
lung obstructions, all are bad. All
ought to be got rid of. There is just
one sure way to get rid of them. That
is to take Boschee's German Syrup,
which any druggist will sell you at 75
cents a bottle. Even if everything else
hasf ailed you, you ma; depend upon
Whooping cough is attended with
but little danger when the cough is
kept loose and expectoration easy by
the free use of
by Barnes & Xorth-
Lands In the great
or Colorado the
South Platt& Valley. 10.0CO acres, Easy terms,
Crops sure. Good markets. Healthlul climate.
The place for prosperous homes. Write, enclos
ing stamp, to WILSON & FRANCE, Atwood,
Logan County, Colorado.
Great rejoicing all over the world on account o
the discovery of South American Nervine which
is acknowledged by all as the most valnablemed
ical discovery of this century. It pos-sesses prop
erties which qnicklj cure the Stomach andXerves
and give sweet and refreshing health where dis
ease, nervousnecs and pain have been the rule.
South American Xervlnc has no equal as a cure
for a weak Stomach, weak Norves, weak Lnngs,
weakly females, eakness of old ac and all forms
of failing health, A trial bottle will convince you
Price 15 cts, and $1.25. Sold by J. 31. GIeissxeh
druggist, Abilene, Kansas.
Rebecca Wilkinson, ot Urownsvalley, Ind.
says : "I had been In a distressed condition for
three years from Nervousness, Weakness of the
Stomach, Dyspepsia and Inaigestlon until my
health was gone. 1 had been doctoring constant
ly witn no reiier. l Dougnt one ooitie oi sontn
American 'ervine, 'Which done mo more good
than any $50 worth of doctoring I ever did In my
life. I would advise every weakly person to use
this valuable and lovclyremedy ; a few bottles of
it has cured me completely. I consider it the
grandest medicine In the world." A trial bottle
will convince you. Price 15 cents $1.25. Sold by
.f. if. Gleissner, druggist. Abilene.
In Brief, and to the Point.
Dyspepsia is dreadful. Disordered
liver is misery. Indigestion is a foe to
The human digestive apparatus is
one of the most complicated and won
derful things in existence. It is easily
put out of order.
Greasy food, tough food, sloppy food,
bad cookery, mental worry, late hours,
and many other things which ought
not to be, have made the American
people a nation of dyspeptics.
But Green's August Flower has done
a wonderful work in reforming this sad
business and making the American
people so healthy that they can enjoy
their meals and be happy.
Kemember Xo happiness without
health. But Green's August Flower
brings health and happiness to the dys
peptic. Ask your druggist for a-bottle.
An old physician, retired from active practice
baring had placed in his hands by an East India
missionary the formnla of a simple vegetable
remedy for the speedy and permanent cure of
consumption. Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma and
aU Throat and Lung affections, after having
thoroughly tested its wonderful curative powers
in thousands of cases, feels it his duty to make
it known to hU suffering fellows. The recipe
sent feee, to all who may desire It with full direc
tions for preparing ard successfully using. Ad
dress, with stamps, naming this paper,
M. E. CASS, 210 Grand St.. Jersey City, N. . J.
GREAT CLEARANCE SALE EVERYTHING
ARMITAGE'S NOVELTY BAZAAR
TEMPLE OF ECONOMY
All goods will be sold at 10, 20. 30, 40 and 50 per cent lower thak
ever, to make room for the largest and finest
isplay of Holiday Goods
EVER BROUGHT TO ABILENE.
Come Ladies, Gentlemen, Boys, Girls all come, and
J". Gr. ARMITAGE,
Corner 3d a,:n.cL !S-u.c3seye.
W. H. EICHOITZ,
Graduate of the Rochester School of Embalming,
A new and full line of Metalic. Wood a.-nrl
loth-covered burial cases and caskets, bur
ial robes and burial shoes can be found at the
old stand of W. H. Eichoitz. Also a fine
- WrgS?3Ly PEfitMMWJI
I a Specialty-:
PRICES ASf.OW AS THEL0WEST:
Calls attended to day or night. Residence, first house west of store, cor
ner of Third and Cedar streets, Abilene, Kansa.s w32-tf
W. L. COOLEY, tSie Jeweler,
Has Removed his Stock of Jewelry to 202 3d St,,
A few doors east of his former location, where he will be found with a larger
and better line of Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver and Silver Plated Ware,
Stectaeles and Eye-glasses, at lower prices than others dare sell them. He
does not belong to any ring or clique but is running his business on its merits,
and is bound to win if low prices and honest goods will do it. All goods sold
are warranted to be as represented. Eepairings of all kinds neatly and care
fully done. All goods sold engraved free of charge. He invites all his old
friends and customers, and as many new ones as need anything in his line, to
call and see him in his new location.
COOLEY'S NOVELTY BAZAR
Is the Latest attraction in the city, and the place to getI3argains.
The 5, lo and 250 counters are sure to win. There are thousand j of articles and everyone a bar
gain. We Uave a lare line of Glassware, Tinware, Woodenware, Hardware, Oil Palntinsa. Sta
tionery, Books, Slates, Balls, Bat3 and Xotlons, in fact a little of everything and we want yon to
come In and look thenrover and see If yon do not cave 10 cents on every dollar'3 worth of goods you
buy. To she a rnll list would be next to an imnos3ibility as the line 13 so- large, bot call and see
them for yourself. 37-6m Hi
g wyfrVVk ft vgagygii iiv il .uuu m'.! VivyTnMKiVitnfT3WPf
for Infants and Children.
"CatariaiBoireadptedtocindreathat I Castoria rare; Colic. Cosatfpaiion,
I rcrfflBTnend it aaiaperiOT to any prescription E Boar Stomach, Diarrhoea, EractoUoaj,
taOTOtome." ifi! Await?, 1LP, I HUsoms, gives deep. l promote U-
m So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N.Y. Tvltlout injurious medfcattoa.
Cbx Cetxieb Coiomst, 183 Fulton Street, K. Y.
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