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F. C. ZIMMERMAM,
CHABLES KATI CO.,
. Kant Rrml.
Thirearebat tor cUimo tatca In Ibe Ylcin-itJnrlfcxU-litjr.
Thrlanl m immI, si J we
W" in; the county at-ttle.lw.ih Industrious tirm
trt an Utck raiser. Hirrtrifjre th linirirss
iwu hue ilt-iwnilnl u,iOn the I rxas cattle tra.le
l.ri:t j..m.. m,' .live n t tried to tmluce imml
jrml on The nilr.ail company has been mux
i utiMttlrthr(Ui(rj in I tell iu Liadi tut
Tu Uf re punm thU latt I Into market. Kur
Uife reborn no attc-otion hx been paid tu
it d f tug the a m ii try
IVy.Re Lliy i oneof the ra t promising tows
in h tndd stM the lm ami fi.rm In i4 vicinity
win r;ttuy mcirj in uiur.
I'kI I-kI, it lcnf tueiuMt beautifully loea-t-i
.mJitarj pJsta hi theLoitel tte4, Is situ
AteilHe miles rt of 1) Ik? Cit) , on the Ar-t-tusa
nvt-r. 'Miarc.'ty any of the land In the
vicinity ol Hie 1 urt In tab n
The cunty ! not bunlmtM with bonded in
.Mtrtlnes Itn only debt f -ji.OOO, incurred in
t'uillin- th fiih'Uitlal brick c-jart house,
wr.trli i- i)ojraJnift rAiini-ittl, the brick haw
ing ueva burnt-! Iu ih c Miniy,
Tjx- lull. rr I ring to the gwd
fin.iiKil uij u i m1 an. iiut, but more di'
rectly uwinictut.it: tt t tlit he Atchison, To
pckAtt "jAiit- re ..ii r nd Cunpany pay the
tAies on their rut.l t-.il ! Urols .romptiy
etrr) i ear, br niu,; nuay tlwiuaud dollar into
Tie -ulta it j.1 brle a ros the Arkansas
ncr, Juist south ftii- i y, was built by a pri
Tatec rriiuf 1 1 a nt expense to the tax
Tins Is tteoil i Tfnuifi county on the line
of i he 'Hjioti, iotka X a ita Ft Rul where
gjvenm- it Ian I -a t nUitluoi within one
anltoral jtuftiif count. rat.
Al a tr.u of af lu-l an lanllay Inthls
tciiiI), kU -utj tt to entry at the ex
cellu y j r pr crot $1 ii ur acre, one half
the t r c .f, i-r n tit lui t.
U i htr iioMin a M Inched to Ford
fjrj. hm,, I u -afr to say that those
ei.nti J it 1 1 or," zvl fur many yeara
Thi 1-. isi xu I uulimlted range for
tiu i t pro un -m1 and lasting loca
tion f rucies Firnnoritof the coun-
titi i e arrClirk, Mriu, Arapahoe,
yite, t v i vtiil, ICtas-is and bUnton,
all wv.l nticrd by tleir, rinnmg streams.
v nuiii.-n j buutUnce of water at all
a ns of t ie j ear 1 mber, uf Jcunt fur fuel,
can al-o be fouad on thoe streams,
Ibe altt uleaixl lrness of the atmxphere,
thecooittarAitTerxemon from winter rains,
tae lo in ll-u rane, the Uvuri mt grasses, and
theTrlijUs cinenieiiccs t rb-ltfrt make these
e-iuntUsni .ch wjghiafUr for winter as well a
The fertility of the soil caunot be aarpaaaed.
(Ninsistin, In a large proportion, of thoroughly
drahifd raltey Ian Is, producing bountiful crop
ofall the gralj, fruit aal Testable ol the
trmj rale aonr,
In adilitinn to thii there is a system of ub
Irrigation. The freshrtsof June and July, which j
uiuatly last until the m ddU of August, supply
the tot) with nioMuiesuflicImt to raw a good
crop, erenlna drruihy imMm. The banks of
iheArkantat river seldom average more than
mix fet above the rierlel, jet, on account ol
i great Whilh, the bottoms are never over
Sown. Tbe topography of the country is gener
ally bevel. ltttom Umls, JOpercmt; up land,
0iercent. Forest. 2 per cent; prairie, 05 per
Thearrrage width or the Arkansas valley In
.his count) is from 10 to Id tulles.
Theountr Is will supplied with springs, and
water can be obuincd almost any place by dig
ging from ten to thirty fret.
The principal stream is the Arkansas river,
which runs, in a winding course, through the
entire county, trom the west to the east line.
The smaller streams are Mulberry, Duck
Creek. Saw Lor. Crooked Crek, and others
which are unnamed.
1 good quality of I'mestoue is found in the
vtcinitv of Fort Iodge,
Dodge OtV is an organized city, with a Mayor
and Council, composed of the ue cmiens.
who are doing everything in their power to pro
mote the moral and inancial interests or uc
city anl its society. The terttofore rough name
that the city has borne auroau na preju.c
many against the locality.
Alleger, Bowlby & Co's
STAR PARLOR ORGAN
Surpas-cs in tone and power any Keed Organ
heretofore manufactured in anycontry.
It has been testeil by many com
petent fudge, and
GIVES UNIVERSAL SATISFACTION.
Ity a skillful use of the stops, and of the pat
ent knee swell, the music Is adaptrtiWntir bu-
man voice, ranging from the softest flate-llae
note to a volume or. sonnd,
CNURFASaED BV ANT INSTRUMENT.
The proprietors have noted carefully for mcy
years the imperfections and needs i tne reed
instruments, ami direct thrir practical expert
and their expert menu have resulted in the pro
duction of nuality of tone which assimilates
m closely to the
PIPE ORGAN QUALITY.
Tbtx it u difflcult todiitlngubbbctwraiUMtiTo.
IU.S ALL THE LATEST IMPROVEMENTS.
And enry onran it tally warruitnl. Lrt Oil
IVilish, Black Walnut I'anrlrd Cawt Out firmed
in addition to a splendid inatramrnt of nuuie.
A BEAUTITUL PIECE OP FDSMTCKE.
This omn n.ila onlr tn h. imb tn m aniir
cialrd, aud U aold at extremely
LOW I KILLS rOB CASH.
(Male or female) la
eTery county in ine umtea statra and Canada.
AliberaldlaaMintniade to teachera. minuter.
churcliea. achfioU, lodca, tc , where tbere U
no atvat for tlie Star Orzu. llluatrated cata
1 xue and price liat free. Cormpoodenee ao-
ucliea. Aoaresa iDemaauiacinrvra,
Waahinjiton, V J
11 W Alleger, T B McMurtrie,
C 1' Bowlby, Edward Plotta.
The rough daya of
llge City are now thinitortbeIit, aud the
last year ban been one ol peace ana prprruj .
ChurcbM and achool hoar hare brtii built, eo
rietlea formed and the city now haa the aspect
.ifaflouriahing joun; commercial nutropolls,
with trom four to six hundred Inhabitants.
early every branch of bu-inesa la represented.
Ud siteral of the principal merchants are
loin; conaiderable wholesale business. A
this city, from iu location, ciroinauda the trade
.f Tat amount of partially nettled territory,
can aalely predict for It fatnre prosperity.
Marge number of sjbstantial reidence hae
been erected this ummer, principalty br
bo-loessraen, .to have faith in tht prospect
.V-adfor the city
.. .h,,.TjiU. A Santa e Uailroad
it. Uingelcurs.on tickets at ver) lo rates.
ind now it ta time to tlsu a
ED O. HOUGUE. YOU WILL TAKE
notice that you hava been sued by M.
nomoaanand J C Brockeck, and that in said
suit said rtirs. on the 6th day of September,
1ST6. Died their petition in the office ol the Clerk
of the District. Court of Ford county, Kansas;
That the names of the parties to said salt are M
HoSmann and J C Brockeck. plaintiffs, and
yu. Ed O II rtieue, Louisa Hoogue. your wife
A J Peacock and Emma Peacock are defendants ;
That you roust answer the petition of the plain
tiffs, tiled la said office as aforesaid, on or before
tne lit day of December. 1376, or the said peti
tion will be taken as true, and Judgment will be
rendered thereon accordingly, as follows, to
wit: A personal Judgment against you for the
sum of six hundred and one and 90-100 dollars
(MM Mi) , with interest from the 9th day of Feb
ruary, U76, at the rate often per cent per an
num, toc-thrr with cost of suit. That said
judgment will be declared a Ant mortgage lien
npon the following described real estate, situ
ated in Ford county, state or Kansas, lo-wu
Lot number four ), in block number one (1)
Lociut street, todge City, acconliacto the re
corded plat of the Dodge City town compear.
and that said real estate will be ordered to be
sold according to law, and the proceeds of such
sale be applied to the satisfaction of said judg
ment and the cost ot sale, and for such other
and further relief in the premises as to said dis
trict court may seem just and meet
Attorneys tor Plaintiff
Ammunition a Specialty.
AGENT FOE THE CELEBRATED
improved Sharp's Rifles!
BEST IN USE.
-ttut far Charter Oak Storea-Bert and
AIM lata fee taw Gnat W
USE ASMS BEPADZED.
BEATTY ft KELLEY,
PBOPBIETOES OF THE
Dodge City BesUurait.
G. M. H00VE1,
WH0LE8AIX DEALEK Of
Liquors and Cigirs,
T 0 .
Best Restaurant in the City!
MEALS AT ALL HOURS.
Centennial Barber Shop !
AND IL1IBCLTTIG DOSE IN THE
Vlritdoor east ot Beattr A Kellfy'sCBestasf
rant. Dodge CUt, Kansas. Id
Brick and Lime for Sale !
NEW BRICK YARD!
I am preiarnl to ftxrnlsh Brick and Lime la
any quantity. An abundan; supply always oa
II - JtasfcagsEfc.
H. T. McCAETY
On the Osage Trust Lands, and Government
Lands, within the railroad limits.
All orders promptly an ended lo, and Work
Office oa Front street.
COUKTET OKDHS nOHTTLT FILL.
DODGE CITY TOWH CO.
Towb Lots For SfJet
H. P. NEISS,
Manufacturer aud Dealer in
BOOTS AND SHOES,
DODGE CITY, - KANSAS.
Brpairlac done oa abort Kotict la the Terr beat
Manner and at Reasonable rate.
Physician and Druggist,
DEALEB IX DBU03. HEDICWXS,
Chemical and perfumery, Toilet Goods, ssraa
es. Sponges, Dye Slots, Paiata, OH, ate
First door east of F. C. Zlmmcrmaaa's stoss.
Dodge City. .
Prices to Suk An rsrtiasf
APPLY TOW. fL
AT DE.T.L. MaCASaTS BMTS STOBE