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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1888.
Official Paper of Comity an! City.
CITY AND COUNTY.
Papers all over thr
nouncing the Y. M. C
State are an
at Abilene, Oct. 17-21.
A new time-card, it is said, will go
into effect n the Rock Island about
the middle of the month.
Don't forget the great Republican
rally in Abilene, Oct. 20th. E-iy
Republican club in the county is ex
pected to be here in full force.
A "straw" vote 'aken f the wv
bouud Santa Fe passenger train lahi
evening resu. ted: Harrison, 189; Cleve
land. 18; Streeter, 4; Fisk,4. Rvad the
answer in the straw.
A disastrous prairie fire occurred
Tuesday just east of town destroying a
large amount of hay belonging to J W.
Cteech. It was set by a J1. f. engine.
Too much care in preparing fire
guards cannot be used now. The wtrk
of a summer may be destrojed in an
hour by a carelessly started lire.
Elmer .Lewis, of Solomon, who ha
been quite sick in Ohio, went through
yesterday to his home, in care of his
father who went east for him. He
looks quite feeble jet but is gaining
A woman who was accompaning
some emigrants attempted suicide
when a few miles east of Chapman
last Monday by drinking poison. A
physician was summoned and her life
was saved. Her reason for the act was
discouragement with life and abuse
from the party with which she was
Hon. F. B. Dawes addressed a large
out of door meeting at Hope Tuesday,
was m Solomon Tuesday nigm, anu
Wednesday he woke up the people
of Chapman. Mr. Dawes is a One
speaker and we are glad to know that
the central cemmittee has secured him
as one of the orators for the Republican
rally, Oct. 20th.
The new Union Labor paper, the
Banner, makes its first appearance on
our table Friday It is a neat, five-column
quarto and its publishers may
well be proud of its make-up for it is a
credit to Abilene's handsome list of
journals. We wish it success finan
cially but hope it may go to the "dem
nition bow-wows" politically.
If an editor omits anything, he is
lazy; if he reports things as they are,
people are mad; if he smooths down
the rough points, he is bribed; if he
does not furnish his readers with jokes,
he is prosy; if he does, he is a rattle
head and lacks stability; if he con
demns the wrong, he is a good fellow
but lacks discretion; if he lets wrong
go unmentioned, he is a coward; if he
indulges in personalities he is a black
guard, and if he does not his paper is
dull and insipid. Ex.
The Prohibitionists met in conven
tion in the tent Wednesday. The
following county ticket was nominated:
Trobate judge, J. M. Stewart, district
clerk,D. M. Merrifield; County sup't,
S. P. Harrington; Representative 68th
district, J. W. Robson; 69th district,
Rev. B. F. Hills; commissioner, J. H.
The Gun Shoot.
A small crowd watched the first day's
sport at the shooting tournament.
The high wind interfered slightly with
the shooting, but those interested en
joyed the fun.
The scores in the first contests were
so nearly even as to necessitate shoot
ing off ties, and at three o'clock this
afternoon the day's
program was not
Republican Club Meeting.
The Harrison and Morton club held
an enthusiastic meeting in Armory
Tuesday night. D. R. Gorden presided
and E. H. Dingee acted as secretary.
Arrangements for the great rally
Oct. 20th, was the chief topic for dis
cussion. Committees were appointed
as follows: Instrumental music, Dr.
J. M. Hodge, J. J. Cooper,B. F. Xelson;
glee club, H. J. Hodge, H. ilcKahan,
C. C. Shaler, E. R. Morse, C. C.
Bitting; general arrangements, Richard
"Waring, J. M. Hodge, J. J. Cooper.
Some good speeches were made and
the meeting then adjourned.
Died, Friday, Oct. 5th. at the resi
dence of her son-in-law, Ralph Middle
ton, Mrs. Salisbury, aged seventy-two
' This aged lady, after more than the
allotted three score years and ten of
life, passed quietly and peacefully into
the great hereafter. She was born in
Northumberland, England, and came
to this country in 18S6. She has lived,
since her arrival here, with her daughter
Mrs. Ralph .Middleton, and seemed en
tirely happy in the company of her
child and family. Slowly she has been
sinking in strength for some months,
and at the time mentioned, fell asleep
to wake no more. The natural weak
ening of life's hold, old age, was the
only cause of her demise.
There will be a teachers' examina
tion in the central school build"
ing, Abilene, Kas., Saturday, Oct. 27,
188S, beginning at 9 a. m.
St B.Ford, County Sup't.
The Democrats Do Not Nominate a
Candidate Noboly Will Take the
Chance of Sure Defeat.
The Democratic Senatorial conven
tion, 23d district, met in Smith's hall
at 4:30 p. m. Tuesday.
W. F. Hanaghan was chosen chair
man and Dr. McMahon secretary.
The various delegates expressed
the opinion that the Democratic party
is too weak to make it advisible to
nominate a candidate for State Senator,
the inference being that the voters will
be traded to the Union Labor candi
date for support on the county tickets
of Dickinson and Clay.
The resolution committee, Y. B.
Cosad and T. F. Smith, handed in a
set of resolutions of which the follow
ing is the most "important:
Fifth That the Democrats, of th s
c iiiV'i Hun di-eiu it unwiM and im-xpt
Iii'itl to pi ice in nomina'ion a cami
iiv fi senator ol the Twent-lhh
Thy wie u lanira si adopted and
the convention pr ceeded to sehct .
Senatorial committee .is follows:
Df legate at large nnd chairman, W.
J. Winlield, T. F. Smith, Dr. C. W
Biookn and F. A. Wilson, of Dickii -son:
0. E. Giffoid, B. C. Wilsou an
II. M. Frazier, of Clay.
The assembly then adjourned.
SOLOMON IN LINE.
A Large Republican
dressed by F. B
Center A Burglary.
Special to IEefllctok.
Soioiox, Kas.. Oct. 10. One of the
iest Republican meetings of the cam
paign was held in the opera hall last
night. Hon. F. B. Dawes was the
speaker, and he gave a clear, forcible
expose of Democratic shams iu a way
i hat kept the audience in the best of
humor and won round after round of
applause. From the time of his intro
luction by Chairman Brunson to the
close of his address he held the closest
attention of the large gathering. The
Republicans of this place are wide
awake aud will give a clean and over
whelming majority for the straight
Col (?) Kellogg was t speak last
night on Union Laborism, but Mr,
Dawes drew all the crowd and he had
nobody to talk to.
The branch dry goods store of F. L
Hin-ch & Co. was broken into last night
and about $500 worth of goods stolen.
The thieves left no trace, and it is yet
a mystery where they could have come
from or gone to.
The much advertised Union Labor
rally was held in the court house Sat
urday, p.m. A good audience was pres
ent, many Democrats and Republicans
being there, drawn by curiosity and the
music of the New Basel band whicb
had been engaged for the occasion.
The principal speaker of the after
noon was Col. S. II. Kellogg, of Ver
mont, who gave a rambling array of
assumed statistics, laudation of Col.
Kellogg, bible quotations, etc. The
Colonel is a long winded talker and
seems to enjoy hearing himself abuse
the Republican party and recite col
umns of figures.
North Dickinson Institute.
The North Dickinson institute will
hold its October meeting at the Iliff
school house, District Xo. 39, on Satur
day, Oct. 20, beginning at 10 o'clock.
Address of Welcome. Kev. F. S. Allman
Hehponse W. P. Plilpp-
Adoption of Constitution
A. C Van Dyke, Chairman of Committee
My System of Diagraming- D. G. Keefer
The placo literature should have in the
district school Henry Hanks
Discussion O. G. Smith. Cora Lott
Hewitt's Pedagogy, Chapter V. II. F. Graham
How much of a library should a district
school have? Ella Faucett
Discussion D. F. Shirk, Mary Mclntyre
Programme for evening session to be
made up during the day.
. Executive Committe.
The October term of the district
court began its session Tuesday at
9 o'clock, Judge M. B. Xieholson pre
siding. The day was spent chiefly in draw
ing jurors and setting the docket for
The following gentlemen were added
to the Grand Jury: Richard Waring,
Sam'l Ilall, J. S. Kelley,L. H. Faulkner.
The case of State vs. Florence Davis,
the colored girl who was arrested last
summer for stealing a breastpin, and
who has been in jail since, came up
for trial. She pleaded guilty and
was fined $1 and costs.
H. L. Humphrey was appointed by
the judge to defend the Hickeys.
Court House Dews.
The districtcourt spent mostofyester
day in setting cases of the civil docket
and arranging juries.
The case of State vs. Hickey was
brought to trial. Mr. Hickey was
acquitted and his wife pleaded guilty.
She has not yet been sentenced.
Judge Seeds issued a marriage license
to Wm. Hicks, Banner City, and Ida
Shrader, Rhodes. Also to Jas.
Sinclair and Eosa Hasselbroth, both of
The "Willowdale township Republi
can caucus to place in nomination
candidates for county officers, will be
held Saturday evening, Oct. 20th, at
the Iliff school house.
The occasion will also be the next
meeting of the Willowdale Harrison
and Morton club. A full attendance
Only Exclusive and Complete Cloak Department in CentraMansas.
Special Val-u.es in ElULSli GHarrsLerrts- See o"clx Lsute-Style iTe-w-znaxiiszets-3pecial
Stales in Clild-zen's and. IMZisses' G-arments. ILad-ies' G-aiments, sizes
32to46. G-reat Bargain Cloaks for Ch.ild.reii, ages 8 to IS shears, $1.00 eacOn.-
Ccme and. see our Immense Line of Cloaks; -sxre can fit 37-010. and. sare
The board of county commissioners
met in regular session in the office of
the county clerk, when there were
tre&eiit J. W. Baker, Simon Stein and
11. "W. Kandt, commissioners.
The first day's work was principally
onfined to considering and allowing
Wm. Shngart appeared before the
Board in brhalf of himself and twelve
uihw householders who petitioned for
.t change in a cei tain road located be
tween sections 7 and 18, town 16, south
of range 3 e of the 6th P. M., and made
:i proposition to furnish land enough
for a road on the south side of south
east quarter of section 7, town 16, range
3 to make the change. Petitioned for
a consideration of $2-3 aud give the
county a waranty deed for same land.
On motion the said proposition was ac
cepted. It appearing to the satisfaction of
the Boaid that A. J. Kirby was errone
ously assessed on the south half of
the northwest quarter of section 16,
range 14, town 1 east, for the year 1888.
it w.is therefore, on motion, ordered
that the tax on said property be re
funded. It appearing to the satisfaction of
the Board that Wm. Schirman, of Lib
erty township, was not dul compen
sated for damages sustained on the
Hashling roa'd, it was therefore or
dered that the clerk draw a warrant
for 318.9S, amount due him as damages
on said road.
The pauper practice of the city of
Enterprise was awarded to Dr. Kretz
mier of that place at reduced rates.
On motion the pauper practice of
Herington was given to Dr. A. A.
Ekenberry in accordance to his propo
sition on file in the clerk's office.
The treasurer's report was read and,
on motion, adopted.
On motion the viewers' report on the
Matteson road of Lyon township was
adopted with the exception of no dam
Theviewers' report on the Jamis
road was adopted and the road ordered
On motion the viewers' report on the
Poister road was adopted and the clerk and E. R. Morse, of Abilene. The at
ordered to draw warrants for the sev- tendance was large and much enthus
eral amounts of damages awarded, and , iasm exhibited.
m.. a r-AoToA ftnonDH i The Republicans of Dickinson
the road ordered opened . countv are wide awake and will roll
On motion S. P. Cookson, Gotlieo up a ban6some majority for the
Gfelter and Tho3. Winsor were ap- straight ticket.
pointed viewers on a road petitioned
for by H. Schaffner and others also on
a road petitioned for by Fred Schmeetz
and others, in Fragrant Hill township.
On motion the bonds of J. J. Cooper,
County Treasurer and E, F. Chaffee,
Justice of the Peace, were approved,
The contract for furnishing coal for
the county was awarded to Baker &
The'semi-annual report of the super-
We have left nothing undone to make this Department first
class in every respect. We shall not attempt to describe this exclu
sive department which we have fitted up with Cabinet Fixtures.
Easy Ohairs, Carpets, etc., but we do want to emphasize the fact
that this department contains more than do u be the stock of
CLOAKS carried by any other house in Abilene.
rou are specially invited to
ur weat Cloak Department whether you
h tadb to Duplicate
ten dent of the county poor farm was
read and adopted.
M. H. Bert, County Clerk.
Herington All Right.
The Headlight this week has the fol
lowing complimentary notice of the
Republican candidate for district clerk
and improves the opportunity to say
that southeast Dickinson will work for
the straight Republican ticket. This is
business and is exactly the position we
expectedsuch sensible people asiheller-
mgtonites to take when they came to
coolly consider the matter.If Gallagher
knows what he is talking about, and
you can wager your bottom dollar that
he does, Herington and Lyon town
ships will roll up their old-time major
ities for every name on the Republi
can ticket. The Headlight says:
W. S. Anderson upon whom was
conferred the nomination for district
clerk by the Republican county conven
tion, was in the city Monday and
part of Tuesday talking the matter over
wiih the old Republican stand-bys most
of whom have laid bj their "warpaint"
and as of yore battle for the right, for
victory, for the supremacy of the Re
publican principles. Mr. Anderson
was not the choice of this community,
not because of any apprehensions as to
his merit or ability to fill the position
for which he was nominated, but be
cause we had "game" nearer home.
But after all, what difference does it
make, Mr. A. is a Republican, born of
the fire and purified in the crucible
upon the altar of his country cook the
meat as you please, gather it from any
of the loyal acres of Dickinson county,
and it will taste just the same. There
is an old American Union flavor about
it that we all like, and when the plate
is passed around on the 6th of Xovem
ber, we predict that the soldiers and
all, will take an Anderson sandwich
rather than go hungry.
Three good Republican meetings
were held Saturday.
At Industry Hon. J. R. Burton ad
dressed a large crowd in the afternoon,
and in the evening he together with
B. W. Peck and J. S. Ford spoke at
Sutphens Mills. The meeting at the
latter place was one of the largest ever
held there. In the evening there was
was also held a rousing meeting at
Carlton, addressed by C. C. Bitting
The old lock works building in Rich
land Park, east of town, now occupied
by the Abilene Foundry & Manufac-
turing company, burned to the ground
yest-rday while the workmen were at
dinner. Xo clew to the cause of the
fi Insurance 53 500 wnich wfll
about half cover the loss. j
km City nr Chicago
- ustiew" stock: of
"We have just completed tlie marking of prices on our large
stock of New Fall Dry Goods. There are two things we would par
ticularly impress upon your mind: Our goods are of the best quality
and the prices for them are the lowest. We sell for CASH ONLY, and
everybody knows that the customer who buys where they sell for
cash only gets the lowest prices.
Another fact worth your notice: We go to headquarters for
our goods. All our stock has been brought direct by us from the
markets of 3STew York, Philadelphia and Boston. These are the right
places to get fresh new goods. We would ask you to call and see
our immense new stock when you are ready to buy. It will pay
you to come and see us. We give a few prices below which will
give an idea of how we sell.
25c, 50, 75.
Double Shawls SI .45. 1.75, 2.85, 3.50.
Jackets $2.75, 3.25, 5.25.
CLOAKS in all new designs at the
lowest casli prices.
See us when you buy Cloaks, Jackets
or Shawls and save money.
Unbleached 8c and 10c.
Bleached 9c, 10c, lie.
Colored 10c, 12Jc.
Twilled, extra heavy, 19c.
Plain, extra fine, 23c.
White Flannel 10c, 12c, 15c, 25c.
Fancy checked 12.1c, 20c, 25c.
Grey Twill 15c. 21c, 2oc-
10c, 12ic, 15c.
EXTRA FINE JEANS.
20c, 29c, 39c.
Turkey Red 29c.
Cream, good, 25c.
Bleached 45c, 50c.
Eiices on any Gamieii
3c, 5c, 7c, sc
oc, 6c, 7c, 8c.
Best quality 10c, 12c.
FANCY DRESS GOODS-
Double width 9c, 12$c. 15c.
Full yard wide 19c.
38 inch wide for 25c, in all the new
38 inches wide 29c to 30c.
42 inches wide 50c.
1 yards wide 48c, 69c.
H yards wide 60c.
20c, 25c, 35.
5c for two, or 2Jc each.
Better at 10c, 12$c.
Ctrrrf"'Tii- r d
White $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 per pair.
Scarlet S2.00, $2 50, $3 25.
Better qualities also.
LADIES' UNDER VESTS.
Heavy White Merino 25c, 37Jc, 50c.
Scarlet 75c. SI. 00.
l Grev 90c. SI 00.
FAXCY JERSEY VESTS, 50.-.
Cotton 5c. 7c, 10c, 12$c.
Extra heaw seamless 15c.
Extra heavy all wool 25c.
Extra heavy knit 29c.
19c, 25c, 35c. 50c.
MEN'S HEAVY UNDERSHIRTS
Blue mixed 50c, drawers same price
MEN'S HEAVY FLANNEL SHIRTS
Dark colors 75c, Sl,25.
Men's Extra H avy Suspend ts,
25c. Lighter weights 10c 15c, 23c.
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