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at John M. Gleiasner's Drufr Storp
east side of Broadway, cor. 3d st. 39-1 y
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 271885.
Official Paper of Comfy ait City.
The October term
court is approaching.
of the district
Our genial county clerk, M. H. Bert,
is busily engaged on tax rolls.
Horsemen from all parts of the State
will be present two weeks from today.
i - T
There is said to be a scarcity of $100
bills in town. We confess, we hadn't
T?ead the list of Republican meet
ings iu this county as published else
where. It will pay you.
Republicans throughout the county
are waking up and preparing for vic
tory for the whole ticket from top to
m i i
The old Salvation barracks which
are used for a school room are being
divided into two apartments, it having
been found necessary to put in another
Reduced railroad rates is all that is
necessary to insure a large attendance
from all parts of the State at the races.
Already dozens of horsemen have sig
nified their intention of bringing their
flyers here in order that they may
Wagons are daily passing through
town eastward bound. This does not
necessarily prove that the western
part of the State is starved out. These
men and families are simply going east
to spend the winter and will return in
the spring. Many of them are habitual
rovers who would not settle perma
nently in paradise.
We receive the first nnmber of the
Christian Citizen, the new paper de
voted to politics and religion and pub
lished by Rev. R. Wake and A. T.
Riley at Topeka. The paper is brimful
of the church news of all denomiuations
and also has some good political com
ment. The only difficulty that seems
to lie in its path is tuat it is attempt
ing to spread itself over too much
A story entitled "The Forgotten
Claim" has appeared in Frank Leslie's
for October, written by C. M. Uarger.
We think of but one J larger ulio
could have such a knowledge of the
methods of Kas:i3 real estate dealers
and prairie fires as the author of this
story evinces, and a horrible suspicion
crosses our mind that it is our Charlie
of the Abilene Reflector. Solomon
Judge W. P. Seeds today issued mar
riage licenses to the following couples:
Jas. II. Covert, Liberty, Mo., and
Louisa Klopfer, Ridge township. Asa
Ireton and Mary Dunn, bpth of Hol
and P. O.
An enthusiastic Republican meeting
was held at Iliff school house Tuesday
night. J. P. Campbell, W. S. Anderson
and others addressed the. audience and
made good points in favor of the party
of protection and patriotism.
The Willowdale Republicans" are
wide-awake and have a live club organ-
izedand doing good work.
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A colored w oman working at the
residence of J. M. Fisher, on South
Buckeye, "was badly burned Tuesday
afternoon by the explosion of gasoline.
The woman used gasoline instead of
coal oil in mixing her starch, and the
liquid catching fire blazed up and set
her dress in a flame. Before the fire
was extinguished she was severely
scorched, and the doctors say she
have several weeks of suffering.
Messrs. Ryno & Davidson, the ma
nipulators of the water works well, find
ing that the drill did not work success
fully at 350 feet, have been trying
for the past fewdajsto tear things
loose with nitro-glycerine. Over forty
pounds of the explosive was lowered
into he well aud attempts lo fire it
both by torpedoes and electricity have
fteen made at intervals Tuesday after
noon and today. Up to four o'clock
nothing had been accomplished and the
"hole in the ground" remains as silent
and grim as ever. If the material can
be induced to explode, it is believed
bat a good supply of water can be se
cured. Elmer Junken. Returns.
pLate Tuesday afternoon a weary
"cycler" came wheeling into the city
from tne east. It was Elmer Junken,
who has made one of the most famous
wheel trips on record. He started
from Abilene May 16th and rode his
bicycle every mile of the way to Bos
ton. Mass. Then he went lo Xew York,
tbehce to Washington. Tip through
Pennsylvania to Cincinatti, Indianapo
lis and home. On his homeward trip
he took the cars part of the way, but
rode in from Junptfpn City,
The tripto Boston' was made in 39
days and be lias ridden 'during the
trip about 3,300 miles. He has been
well repaid for the labor, time
money expended; inreeppealth, ln?
pre jjsep muscle and uotriety.
We are glad to seeEfnier bpnieagaip
safe and sound.
The Central Committee Hard at
W rk List of Meetings to be H Id
in the Near Fnture.
The county Republican central com
mittee has been hard at work arrang
ing meetings and engaging speakers
for the campaign. The State central
committee has promised us some good
orators and several dates have already
A list of meetings for this county has
been arranged for the coming two
weeks and is given herewith.
Local committees are expected to
make all necessary arrangements for
the occasions. Let the meetings be
thoroughly advertised, let music be
procured and see that every voter in
the neighborhood is present. Bs sure
and be present yourself. A campaign
like this occurs but once in every four
years. Let us make the most of it.
Less than six weeks remain until elec
tion and every day counts.
The following is the list of meetings:
Abilene, Tuesday. October 2l, 7:30
p. m. Speaking by Hon. John. L.
Waller, candidate for presidential elec
tor, and others.
Heringlpii, Monday, Oct. 8th, at
7:30 p. m. Speaking by Hon. F. B.
Dawes and others.
Hope, Tuesday, Oct. 9th, at 2 p. m.
Sneaking by Hon. F. B. Dawes and
Solomon, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p. in.
Speaking by lion. F. B. Dawes and
Chapman, Monday, Oct. 10th, at 2 p.
m. Speaking by Hon. F. B.Dawes and
Fuukhouser school house, Willow
dale township, Satuiday, Sept. 29th.
7:30 p. m. Speaking by Hon J. R. Bur
ton and Col. II. M. Rogers, of Denver.
Abbey scliool house, Logan town
ship. Tuesday, Oct. 2d, 7:30 p. in.
Speaking by O. L Moore, Esq. and C.
Banner City, Friday, Sept. 28, 7:30
p. m. Speaking by J- P- Campbell,
J. W. Gibson and W. S. Anderson.
Street Railway Change.
A large force of men is at work today
under the superintendeucy of M. M.
Shipe, changing the track from its route
on Second aud Cedar streets to Thiid.
This will save two turns in the route
and considerable grade. While there
are some objections to the change,
8UGh as taking the cars farther from
the depot and out of sight of travelers,
still it will allow better time to be
made and will improve Third street.
The changing v411 occupy several days.
Third street is fast becoming the most
important business thoroughfare of the
city and meiehunts Jogged thereon may
congratulate themselves upon this
added attraction to their part of town.
News was brought here last evening
of a serious accident which befell Geo,
Fisher, an Abilene brick-layer, at Her
ington. He was at work yesterday
morning onthe school building which is
being erected south of town. Soon
after he had begun work the scaffold
upon which he was standing gave way
and he fell to the ground, about 2q
feet. Ha fell upon his head and 8houlr
ders and when he was removed to a
neighboring house it was found that
the skull was fractured and one wrist
broken as well as other severe injuries
being upon the body. It is feared that
there are internal injuries which wjl
A Good Move.
As will be seen by Mr. J. B. Case's
announcement, he has inaugurated a
new method of doing business and that
is on a cash basis. It is a move in a
right direction as in this way merchants
can turn their money faster and can
afford to sell at a less margin. There
is also a great saving in bad debts,
all of which is manifestly to the benefit
of customer? if the sales can be made
,This method of doing business is the
only true one and we believe that all
first-class business houses will event
ually have to come to the model set
by Mr. Case who deserves consider
able praise for having taken the initia
tive in this new movement. His enter
prise in this matter is, however, no
more than should be expected of thia
public spirited merchant. In all the
years that he has been engaged in bus
iness in Abilene he has never been
known to follow anybody.
He has always taken an advanced
position, both in the quality of his
stocks and his manner of doing busi
ness. JNow with the largest amount
of goods upon his shelves that he has
eyer had, he enters utpon this new cash
plaq, one which is sure to add to his
already loug list of friends and custo
mers. A Result of the Display.
You can never make Emil Sutter
believe that a Trades Display is not a
good thing. Hereafter he will load
down his store's representative with
the purest of diamonds in order to
bring good luck. Sunday morning re
warded him for his magnificent show
at the last entertainment by adding t
his family circle bouncing l-i.poum
hoy. All are' doing well and Emi
stands several feeC higher than he did.
Parana. Don't Sell
een j Your eggs and chickens to anvone un
aud hi you see Km- m & fo
L )41 . . -M.. "V. nv f Vint
iney w prJ QU P v? lucm "'
nj other Tjitore in the city. 5-2
Shaler lias a 5-roon
house to rent on 4tl
A Grand Prize.
Our readers will see in another col
umn II. n. Hazlett & Co.'s bis adver
tisement announcing a grand dinning
of a handsome carriage i.rxt New
Years. This firm made a sinvhir rffei
last year and the carriage was draui
by a gentlemon who held only three
tickets. Remember that you have
just as good a chance at the
carriage as anybody and a ticket
with every dollar's purchase makes
every customer a sharer in the drawing.
More than that each one will get their
full dollar's worth for II. II- Hazlet &
Co. never fail to give their customers
the best there is in the market for the
money and from their immense new
stock one can surely be -'suited" satis
factorily both as to quality and prices.
In the grocery department the prize
offer still holds good so that you can
increase your chances by all your pur
Aad Still Another.
Tlie following announcement ajpears
in the last issue of the Ban ler Regis
ter: With this issue of the Register its
publication at Banner Citv will cease,
to be resumed under a new name and
dress at Abilene.
We uuderstand that Mr. Harrington
will publish the paper hereafter as the
organ of the Union Labor party. His
temperance principles appear to be very
elastic and were probably assumed "for
revenue only." There ought to be a law
prohibiting the lemoval of dying news
papers Irom one town to another.
Abilene certainly has no use for this
latest patient, which will soon be a
A Shooting Tournament.
The Abilene gnu club is endeavoring
to arrange for a grand shooting tourna
ment to take place during the race
meeting, Oct. 10th, 11th and 12th.
The local shootists are famous for
carrying out any plans that they under
take and we have no doubt but that
this meeting will be arranged satisfac
torily. It is necessary that reduced
rates be granted over the various rail
roads jn order that a sufficient number
of visitors may be in attendance.
These rates will no doubt be given. It
will add muc!) to the interest of the
race meeting if such a tournament can
be held, as it will attract many more
people to the city and grounds. It will
also occupy the forenoons of the dates
above given. The Reflectok hopps
che club will be successful in arranging
Finest cigars at Sca
ler's. Cash! Cash! Cash! Another Raise on
Farmers, Kump, Fickes & Co. will
pay you more for eggs and chickens
than any bouse in the county. ' Do not
sell your eggs or chickens unt.l you see
them. They also sell one pound more
susrar for a dollar than any house in
Two young horses (two and three
years old) cheap for cash or on time,
ierms to suit purchaser. Applv at
this office or address Lock Box 268.
Abilene, Kas. 5-tf
Everything in Drug
line at Snaler's.
Lost A brown trock coat between
Abilene and Belle Springs. Finder will
be rewarded on leaving it at this of
fice. A pQWPF PbpUer and feed grinder for
salp at half price.
W. F. IlANAGITAN,
2-4t The Southside grocer.
Full line of Medi
cines at Shaler's.
Persons desiring to take cows on the
shares for two or three years will find
it to their advantage to address Box L,
Abilene, Kansas. 5-tf
Farmers, if you
want cash and a big
price for your eggs
and chickens, go to
Kump, Fickes &Co.,
IS THE BEST.
Are in. and we now propose to inaugu
rate one of the biggest slaughter-and -slash
Dry G-oods Sales that the people of Dickinson
county and the City of Abilene ever saw.
All former cut price sales, all future preten
sion from any competition from whatsoever
source will be knocked clear in the shade by
this positive Slaughter Sale of $20,000 worth
of Dry G-oods and now to convince you that
we mean exactly what we say, we will quote
a lew prices of the many extraordinary bar
gains we have to offer: 2,000 yards India
blue Prints at 5c per yd; a good fast color
apron G-inghani at 6 1-2 c; a regular lie cot
ton Flannel at 8 1-2 c; a regular 12 1-2 c cot
ton Flannel for 10c; an all wool dress Flannel
double width for 28c; a 42-inch extra heavy
dress Flannel for 50c; an all wool dress fab
ric heavy, in eight different mixtures, 40
in. wide, for 42c, these are all regular 60c
goods; Broadcloth dress Suitings, 54 inches
wide, at 80c and $1.10. nothing in miles
around lor anywhere near the money; 40-in.
Henrietta cloths at 78c, you will pay $1 for
the same goods elsewhere; all black Cash
meres are cut down in same way; 38-inch
colored Cashmeres at 26c; 500 yards silk
Plush at 65c, just think of it only 65c for a
good silk Plush; our-price on Lonsdale and
Fruit of Loom bleached Muslin is still Qc.
This will give you an idea what our prices
are on all bleached and unbleached Muslins.
Extra heavy Cheviot Shirtings 9c. regular
12 1-2 ot goods. Ball's Corsets at 75c, all
other makes cut down in same way
From and after this date, all Ladies' and Gents' scar
let all wool fineWrappers and Pants of regu'arSI goods
for 88c, remember 88c for $1.25 goods; all $1,50 grades
for $1.18. Ladies' fine white merino extra nYi for 48c,
Gents' fine Scotch gray Shirts and Drawers 1 50c. These
have been our regular 75c goods, A full line extra fine
sanitary wool Underwear in Misses' and Children's sizes.
.Can't quite, afford to give them away, but come in we
will do the next thing to it. Now please remember that it
Is our purpose to sell everything in the Dry Goods line for
less money than same goods can be bought elsewhere,
BOOTS A1TD SHOES.
We still have quite a stock of very de
sirable Ladies', Misses7 and Children's shoes
in all sizes as also a splendid stock of first
class Men's Boots all of which we are sell
ing at first cost ajid some even less than
cost This is a positive closing out cost
sale of Boots and Shoes, as we at the
room for other gQQtl& -Don't go and pay
pot eai Boots and Shoes when you oau
buy them at cost or less,
AFTER OCTOBER 15.
After fifteen years' experience, we will
enter on a new rule of business. We have,
after careful study and thought, made up
by our better judgment, decided to sell
goods after the above date for
persons; it will be cash to all, in
cluding Bankers, Merchants,
Lawyers, Doctors, Farmers, La
borers, relations and friends.
We will make our bow at a re
duction marked in plain figures
of at least 10 per cent. We have
figured carefully and have de
cided that it costs fully that
much to do a partial credit busi
ness. We believe after careful
consideration you will conclude
with us and say, we, as old cus
tomers and friends, believe it a
step in the right direction; as
everyone, rich and poor alike,
times yearly for your inspection,
and keep you posted in values.
We are grateful to our old
friends, who have so liberally
patronized us, and say we will
sell you goods
Cheaper than we have ever done
THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE inthe COUNTY.
While we are receiving and opening the largest invoices of
gcods in Abilene we quo? e you a few
of the many Bargains :
Blue India Prints 5c per yard.
Lonsdale Muslin 80 per yard.
Dress Ginghams to per yard.
Cotton Dress Goods 4c per yard.
Double Width Dress Flannel 28c.
Good Broadcloth 75c per 3 a d.
10-4 All-wool Red Blanket $2.50.
Good White Blanket $1.00.
Good Gray Blanket $1.95
Good Ribbon 5o per yard.
Good La.dy'a Bustle 10c.
Good Box Writing Paper 8c.
Good Rag Ca pet 35c per yard.
Good Ladies' Hose 5 per pair.
Good Gent's all-woo Shirt 6O0.
Good Shirting 9q per- yard.
Good Lodiss1 Tobo gan 25c.
We Are in the
be no respect of
will endeavor to
Gooi Canton Flannel 15. per yard.
Good Silk P.ii'h 62c j-r j.i.d.
Good Oil Cloth 50c per .til
Good Feather Drster 10c.
Good hemstitched IIandk n-hief 5e.
Good La dies' 5 Linen Collar be
Good Crash 3c
Good Linen Towel 10c.
12 Slate Pencils 5c.
2 Lead Pencils 5c.
A good Fgg be::tcr lac.
A Hammer for 1 Oc.
A Nntmeg Grater K'c.
A Slate, 7x9, 5c.
3 cakes Toilet Soap 5c.
1 dor. Glass Fruit Can 85c.
Good all-wool Flannel 20c per yard.
Race to Stay.
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