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-ROCK ISLAXJ ROUTE."
Mail ? ziiixm. Xo.13. 1).lr. IliIOA.M
Freight AcconTodit'n No. (, Daily, KMUI'.M.
Mill & Express N. si. Dailr .y. : 1'. !
Freight Accora'odat'r. No. TO, Itoilr, Lv b-JX, A Jl
STTrain No. TO males coni.ec!infr:.Iiilc and
JSNo. CO hap a pcpc-rls fire rrelliiiirj cliair s.r
running from Dodge City to Hanm City
J II. I'HII.UPS. Agrat.
A. T. & S. F.
TIME TAR Mi
EAKT EOOD TKAINS.
No. 2. Atlantic Ex. .r.S3)n.u.
No. 4. New York Ex. Ar.3:3)a. m.
No. 0. EatcrnEx. Ar. 3 -SO a. bi.
WIST EOCXD TRAINS.
Nol. California Ex. Ar. 2:10 pro.
No. 3. Mexico San Diero Ex. Ar. lira., a. ra.
No.S. Denver i I'tab Ex. Ar. 12:10 a.m.
Nos. 5 and 6 are the fat train".
FltEI) GARDNER, Ageiit.
Sales arc usually
looked upon with a
"oSrdeffree of allowance
fby the general pub
lic. But we think the
people oi' Dodge City
and vicinity i'eel that
we do as we adver-
Mark is h miir nn
goods as well
Clothing, Notions, etc
People arc beginning to realize the
significant moaning of Spot Cah. The
manufacturer has more goods nude up
than he has sale for. Hollas' hills to
meet, and Spot Cash has a clear ring
to him. He thinks not of profit but
Our New York representative is on
band with the Almighty Dollar, and
the goods are bought at two-tnirds
OurMr. Iloufsof New York City
has been obliged to erect a building
eclipsing anything in the mercantile
world 1S3,000 square feet of space. If
there were not something in the Racket
business it would not require it. The
numerous drafts on ilr. 11. for goods,
from his representatives from Main to
California, requires a force, working
night and day and the good work goes
Ladies shoe dres.-ieg Tie, bottle. 23,
000 wood tooth picks, -le. 4 ply linen
collars 10c, cuffs 20c pair. The 0. N.
S. Laundned shirt 75c. Gent's Kid
gloves 1.00. Ladies Kid gloves 33c to
1.00 pair. Glen's blue denim over
alls 53 & 75c pair. Canton Flannel
drawers "iric. 21 sheets of writing pa
per 5c XXX envelopes 5c bunch of 23 '
12 sheets 03 14 lb legal cap 5c. 4 pa J
pers of tacks for a nickle. Sperm j
sewing marhino' oil 5c bottle worth 10.
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A c have lately added shoes to our
stock and Racket Trices make them
cheap. Call and see them j
IlaU. (Jans. Underwear. Surjeiiders.
Silk llkds, Ilosery etc.
Every article in our house ts marked
in plain figures, and those figures are
g. as low as can be sold.
" - Strictly one price to all.
Thanking the public for theirlibcr.il
. " -" trade,
f ' ' Respectfully,
W- ' Gr. "W. Feedexd ALL
$&' "Racket Store "
Jars.- " '
Cor. CheBtuut SU and 1'irst Avenue
Oh! the d ii iJnst-
W. S. IV-ran i anions n? again.
Dr Strouj", of I'looin, called Tinvsday.
It is now in order to' get up and dust.
T. -T. Vsn---rslice v.asiu ibe city thh
The Cuuii iimau from the fourth
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t. Uvnaticr th:s paper n ill t.e in the of
foe on Friday laeirniog-
! See T!.u World nt the Opera UuuU',
luesdaj, April l5lh.
f- Some i.ecdediiaprovemeii.s are lit pro:,'
gress around the City Hall.
The Episcopal choir services will he
the s.-tme for ue.t Sahhath a? for last-
Grass is showing it
uai that would make
jreencss now in a
the spring poet
The proeee-diugi of the cominissioneis
will be printed in full in next weeks
Several car loads of freight, mostly for
immigrants, came in on the Santa Ke.
Those who want the Earth can get
The World" at the Opera Ho.isc Tues
Ma liui eh was taken to board at the
count! sa;i use for appropriating -S130,
belonging to Jlr. Welch.
J. T. Mctcalf is working on the Itock
Island, so it seems he did not go to Alas
ka as stated in the Democrat.
On account of a delay in haying the tax
roll blanks, on motion of Mr. Hoover,
the clerk was allowed 5120. for extra
ProL II. 15. Urown, of Valparaiso lnd.
Xonnal school, stopped oil to day to vis
it Dr. Hose. He wiil'liud many old Xor
malites in Kansas.
Clius. O. Messerley returned from Van
d.dia, 111., Thursday, accompanied by his
bride. He looked happy enough to make
an old bachelor hungry.
Little's World guarantees to produce
any scene as advertised. At the Opera
House Tuesday, night. Iteserve seats
go on sale Monday morning.
Little's World the Spectacul'ir Dr.iavi
will -be at the Opera House Tuesday,
night with all its wealth of scenery,
mechanical effects and great company.
Jo.! Meilicker has sold all of his trees
and thinks he could have disposed of a
half million more had he kuoivn there
whotild have been so great a demand.
Mr. J. II. Mellieker lias written a very
plain and sensible letter to the Agricultu-
ra!,Associalion explaining his change of
opinion as regards the herd law.
There will be another concert by the
S.tbbalh School at the Presbyterian
church on Sabbath evening. Aril lath, to
which all are invited.
Ilazclwocd precinct reports crops in
fine shape, wheat never looked better
than at present. They have started a
Farmers Alliance, and are wide awake.
The City teachers had an interesting
meeting to day. They still continue the
study of Mental Science, the subject to
day being tiie sensibilities, and in two
weeks it will be the will.
Lewis Pott. 0. A. It. of tins city will
hold a C.imp Fire Miy 7th. Dopuy
Coniiiiaudcr Collins and several or his
Staff Officers, will be present ami a gen
eral good time is expected.
The .Highly Aikansas was higher than
even known last week during the high
winds that prevailed. That is the bed
was dry and the sand was blown every
vvnere, into jour ejes. nose, mouth aud
W. E. Alexander and wife have return
ed from Kentucky, where the had been
visiting relatives aud friends. Mr. A. is
again at his old pi icj in the Santa Fe
round house, aud he is one one of the
kind of men that can keep a good job.
D. F. O.vens, now of Arkansas City,
aud who owns some elegaut property m
this city, was calling upon friends this
week. Mr. Owens has had the misfor
tune to loose an arm from an accidental
discharge of a gun in the hands of a com
panion while out hunting. The loss of
blood aud ucrvovs shock has told severe
ly upon his usually steady and robust
A young man about 2." or SO years of
age and his sister a few cars younger,
both of them decidedly insane, were held
here a few days until scut for by rela
tives. The young man at times became
very violent aud attempted the life of
his sister. They had beta in western
Texas and were on their way to Sedgwick
county, but possessed with the fear that
some one was following them with evil
intent, asked for protection.
A lively blaze, aud one that bid fair to
sv. cep the south part of town was started
on Tuesday m-ht while the gentle zeph
yrs were striving to beat the northern
blizzard at his ovn game. The large
mill owned by G. M. Hoover has been
standing idle and getting full of cobwebs
and only waltiuc for the chance spark to
I start the pile of tinder into n. blaze. Thi s
i was probab! furnished by a passing en
gine. It wasonl by great eUoit on the
part of the tire company that the plaining
m.ll was saicd. The force of the wind
was shown by the burning shingles that
were carried In great numbers clear over
the rsveraud bevend the stores on the
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south side. enlv it is better to ktep a
vain.aucbuit.iingoccupied than to rebuild
.,,,., jg .es of the empty one.
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On Monday. April 2lst, at Kellcj's
Opera House, will begin S. R. Elmer's
Pictorial Entertainments entitled.
'Around tho World." Hundreds of
itnmcnss photographs and paiii'ings will
lv- -Iihwii during the cuarss illustrating
the lectures oa Europe, Egypt, Uoly
Land eta Theso names arc true to the
life. 12 to 13 feet in diameter, brilliant
as electric light, and beautiful beyond
description. The dis-solvsng statuary
and paintings arc t specially nrtistic and
attractive- These entertainments are
fully endorsed, by leading educators,
clergymen and by the press., -where erer
presented. General Admission 33 cents.
Color, -with high winds.
Snow stcrai Tuesday.
A nice rain Wednesday.
Prof. Jaraagiu -wa3 a visitor at our of
A play party was given at the resi
dence of T. F. Phillip; Friday evening
of last week.
J. L Hid- noui was at the countyssal
Bert Merrill anj Mr. J-.rnigan inadi a
big cattle deal List week.
Mis3 Anna ICarch cl-ised her term of
Mis? Lillie Ha':a is --.'.tending college
in p.rdi-e City.
Mr. I-,iac IJ.iias was at the county seat
From ihe Reservation.
How we were discouraged on the windy
Thursday, as the clouds of dust went
Hying by. tmt such days as the following
Thurdaj makes us repent of our past
Farmers are all busy preparing their
corn ground, except thosi who are work
iug on Ihcirlattcrals.
Mr. C. Stanley has goue to Emporia
to look up a location, so as ts school his
Lconi Uratiey is teaching another term
of school in the south part of the county.
J. H. Dratley's school was out last Fri
dty, also several others, while thoe of
23 will come in on the home stretch next
Belle Center Debating Society just laid
the Hodgeman county debaters in the
shade, and we also challenge an- body to
produce a better speller than Fred Prath
cr. A nice surprise was made oa Mr. Pru
tett last week, several young folks were
present and a good time reported.
A Mr. Elliot, from Kentucky, has just
arrived to be educated in the tricks of the
West. Ilev. Elliott is his uncle.
Mr. Uouduraut and Mr. Whittington
arc ging to Colorado to sea the country.
Lively times in district 10.
Small grain is looking line and promts
es big returns.
Liilie Hauna is attending college.
Easter eggs were served in every color
and style by all.
We bid you a long farewell.
Ue was n. I'rcmt Operator fur a Vory Tatf
This recalls to our mind, says the
Washington Post, an experience of a
young Iriend whom we will call Snipkins.
He was about VJ years old, and undertook
to learn telegraphy because he was fasci
nated by it. He thought that to be a tel
cjrraph operator va- to lo the mo?t en
viable creature on earth. So he obtained
pemiiSMon to practice in a little way
oflice where not more than one or two
message were ueeiced in a day. Thomas
Cle-.eland, who was the station agent, the
cxpres agent, the operator, and every
thing c1h showed the young man how tc
make Ihe alphabet, and Snipkins s-ct about
the tak of learning with a proud heart.
For an hour or more huprckc.il away at
the key, mastering one letter after an
other. "Von are iiiakin;; line progress," said
Mr. Cleveland, encouragingly: "and say,
Snipkins, whcnc-era.i body "conies in to
scud a message you just pretend that you
are the operator, tai.e the message aud
the pay for it. j-a.tle the key so as to
make believe you are ending it, and then
hang the message, on the hook. When I
get around to it, I will send it.''
This pleaded the young man vary
ninth. It was tin; height of his ambi
tion to be deemed an operator, and he
rattled the key very el. i-uciitly wheiieer
any white-cye.l villager hap'ieiieJ to be
looking. Pretty soon a gentleman came
in with a message u Iiicii he said must bo
sent right away.
'I will send it at once," said Snipkins,
and with a glad heart he sat down aud rat
tled away for iierhaps two seconds. Then
lie hung the menage on the hook and
leaned back with an air that said: "What
do you think of me V"
"Why don't you send my message?"
asked the man.
"I have; it is gone," said Snipkins,
sorry for the poor, ignorant layman.
'Gone I What do you mean? There
it is on that hook.'
"You don't suppose we send the paper
that the messa-rcjis written on, do your"
said Snipkins lot lily.
"Don't you V" asked the customer.
-.'Certainly not,"' aud Snipkins laughed
a little at the poor fellow's ignorance.
'Well,'' said the man, "that's news to
me. How on earth do you send it, then r"
"You saw me send it. That's all there
is to it."
"Well, well," said the astonished cus
tomer. "And how long before it will be
"It's there now."
"Isniim, is that so? Well, well, tele
graphing is pretty quick business, isn't
"Yes sir;" s-tid Snipkins, condescend
ing to be jocular for the moment; "it's as
quick as lightning."
The man came around ins-da the railing
and llattercd Snipkins by a-king him
please to explain how the tiling worked
a hat made the message go aud how it
eame to get tlicie so quickly.
What Snipkins didn't know about this
part or it w ould have made a coverlet for
all time with some few square miles
left to to lap over into eternity. He had
no sort of an idea how the 'electric cur
rent was created. He had never been in
troduced to a batten and was not on
speaking terms with even a ground wire,
ltut lie had a splendid imagination and
with it he created a scheme of telegraphy
quite as wonderful as anything Prof.
Morse had ever dicamed of." He laid the
v.iivle thing open to the be wildcrcd listen
er and made au explanation as clear as
' Well, sir." said tire easterner when
everything had 'been explained at great
length and with lofty condescension,
"that N the most wonderful thing I ever
heard of. My shirs, what a revolution
has been made in telegraphy in the last
s.x months! Xmr, when I quit opera
ting. l.vstXovember. it was all done in
quite another way. When we wanted to
send a message we opened the key this
way, called up the other oflice this' way,
and (after all the other cilices had an
swered) sent the massage this way."
The customer was It. X. Woleott, otn
of the oldest telegraph operators in II.
When young Snipkins returned to cok
3ciouuess he saw Tom Cleveland stand,
ing behind the freight desk laughing
himself blue in the face. That is the way
old telegraphers sometimes treat the cubs
in their oiliecs. Clevelaud had arranged
the whole thing with his friend Woleott.
A type-written will lias been declared
valid by the courts of Berks county, Penns
yhania. This establishes, the claim of
type-writer work to bo called "writing,"
while the patent oiUce lias officially classed
it as "printing."
Miss Beacon of Boston "Do you ever
feci an IftiUinte craving for Ihe unattia'n
ub.e a consuming dosire to transcend the
limitations which hedge mortality, and
couimtmii soul toroul, with the spirits of
the IntlniteJ" "Oma!ia man -'Yc-os,
THE DRUMMER'S LATEST.
Da Catcft-1 now Ton rick a Thread rrom
The drummer always brings the latest
trick. Here it is :
Take a spool of white basting cotton.
Drop it into your inside coat pocket and,
threading a "needle with it, pass it up
through the shoulder of your coat. Leave
the cud an inch or so long on the outside
of your coat and take off the needle.
Four men out of five will try to pick Ui.it
white thread off your shoulder, aud will
pull on the spool until it actually does
teem as though your clothes arc all bast
ings, and that they were uiinn cling not
only your clothes, but yourself.
'I was in to sec Wilson Barrett in
Claudiau in Boston last week," said Hie
trai cling man. "It wasintliemostiiitcr
ing and pathetic portion of the play.
Ei cry body was rapt. 1 was sitting bolt
upright, and didn't know or care to know
a soul around me, when suddenly I felt
some one tugging at that basting cotton
that I myselt liad clean forgotten. I
did r.t say a word and did not inoie. Foot
by foot it unrolled. Half glancing around
I saw a man a total stranger yanking
at that thread. His face was scarlet. He
had pulled out about 10 yards and was
now hauling in hand oicr hand. He
didn't dare to stop because ho had deco
rated my back and the whole aisle with
basting cotton. He hardly dared to go
ahead," for he didn't know w hat porUon of
my domestic interior economy he was
trilling with. Itip! ltip! went the
thread. Hand oier hand he yanked it in.
Thca'sle ias full of it. 'For heaven's
sake! will it never end V said he aboie
hi3 breath. I sat perfectly still and ran
the spool while he pulled. How I wanted
to i ell. I ncier saw anything in my life
half so funny. The whole section of the
hoiiKj got on to it. They didn't know
whether to laugh at me or hlin, ami some
looked on amazed at the spectacle. At
last the stranger behind me gaie one
frantx rip and yanked out about 11 yards
in one bunch", and as the cotton got
twisted around his watch cliain, over his
eye-glas5cs, in his very hair, and lilled his
lap, I turned around and. producing the
spool from my pocket, said: 'lam icry
much obliged for your interest and wry
sorry that I misled you. You see that I
have about 124 yards left, but 1 presume
that vou don't care for any more to-night.
I ani hone-try sorry, but I can't help
"The man was a modest sort of a gen
tleman in appearance. His face was red
as tire even to his cars. He looked at me
and then at the spool. He changed color
once or twice, and then as the crowd
caught on a big laugh went up right in
one of the painful pa-sages in Claudian,
and the gentleman who had intended to
pull that thread off, joined in the laugh
and said, ! will square that up on my
wife when I get home; but, my menu, i
swear to heaieii that 1 did think at one
time that I was going to undress you
where vou sat.
"It catches every time, and my own
wife has been fooled twice on it."
PROGRESS IN SURGERY.
Wonderful IuiproipuiBiits Withiu the Lull
Formerly one of the most dangerous
operations known was the removal ol
goitres, writes a distinguished surgeon in
HarpciS Magazine. Hemorrhage, in
flammation and blood-poisoningdeslroj ed
a erv large number of such cases, and
when ICocher of Berns, in 1SS2, reported
fitty-cight oiierations with a mortality of
1 1.:; jx-r cent, it was deemed a triumph.
But improved methods of operation re
duced the mortality until, in 1SSI. here
ported fortv-three more operations, with
only a mortality of li.O per cent, and in
1SW) he has just reported 250 additional
oiierations and all but six patients recov
ered a mortality of but 2. J percent, or,
if we exclude the twenty-live cases of
cancer, which gave four of the deaths
we have i.'." caes and only two deaths, a
mortality of but 0.S per cent.
We see few casps of seieie knock-knee
and bow-legs in this country, but among
the lower eias-cs of Europe they are com
mon. Formerly almo-t nothing could be
done; but a few years ago surgeons be
gan to operate upon tlit.ni in this way:
a Miu'll cut is made through the s-kin and
muscle? down to the bone, and by a saw
or a chisel the bone is divided. The limb
is straightened and the cac Heated ex
actly as if it were an oi dinar fracture.
It heals without fever or sciious pain,
and the patient is v. ell. With modern
methods this is not a dangerous operation,
as will be .-ten by the remarkable paper
read by Macewcn, of Glasgow, at the
International Medical Congre-s of 1SSI in
Copenhagen, when he repot tc-d lSOOope
rationsou 1207 limbs in 701 patents, and
only live died, in spite of the fact, too,
that most of them, from deformity in
several limbs, luid to have multiple oiie
rations. Even these deaths were not due
to the operation, but followed from pneu
monia, typhoid fever, consumption and
Wc; have learned, too, that a portion of
the body can be entirely severed, and if
suitably preserved, can be icplaccd, and
tiicv will adhere and grow as it nothing
had happened- When a wound is slow in
healing we now take bits of skin, cither
from the patient'1" own body or prov ided
by generous friends, or even from dogs,
and "graft" them on the surface of the
wound. They usually adhere, and
as they enlarge at their margins
they abridge by one-half the
time required for healing. Even a
large disk of bone, one or two inches in
diameter, when removed from the skull,
can be so treated. It is placed in a cup
tilled with with a warm anti-septic solu
tion. This cup is placed in a ha-in of
warm water, and it is the duty of one
assistant to see that the thermometer in
thi ua-in shall always mark 100 degrees
to 103 degrees Fahrenheit. The bone
may be -eparatcd from the skull so long
as cine or two hours, but if properly eared
for can be replaced, and will grow fat
and fulfill its accustomed but Interrupted
duty of protecting the brain.
l'ooil Needed to Sastain Life.
It is a curious fact, brought out by the
New York commissioners of labor sta
tistics, that prison estimates of the
amount of food needed to sustain life arc
more liberal than estimates for persons
dependent on public charities.
Tiie r.ilftnnous Cigarette.
A Selina (Cal.) man went into a store
last week and put a lighted cigarette on
the edge of an aquarium. A gold fish
seized it and took a puff. For several
days the ioor thing lay at the bottom of
the tank and pauttd like a tired dog. Its
color cliangcd to jet black, and the owner
of that cigarette lias sworn off for '..caps.
A Great power. More than thirty
two thousand public schools of the Uni
ted States have each been supplied with
a copy of Webstcrs Unabridged Diction
ary. Think what that means. If there
is an average of 30 scholars to each
school, il means that a million and a hslf
of the American youth have the pnvi
lege of consulting and studying this
great work in the course fcf their educa
tion. Who can guess the power for in
tellectual stimulation and development
which is actively at work all the time?
The preeminence of the Arnencr.n peopie
for general accuracy aud facility in the
use of the English langusgais nol likely
to be lost. Well and truly has Xoah
"Webster been called The Schoolmaster of
Rev. T. Dunham b-is shown that he
can work as well as pra". He having
sown about 10 acres of flmc which is
growing welL He has also, 603ic el
egaut pcaches.in fullinuta.
TLispo .viler never varies. A marvel of parity,
strenzlli and wholesornene?. More economical
than Ihe ordinary kini!, and cannot be fold In
competition nllh the tanllilmle of low test, rhort
weight almn or pho-jihate powder!, sold only In
can. IiiTAL IIahim, Fuwdee Co., ICC Wall St-,
Nc York, N. Y.
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When the crtfer -ma-nts to a specified sum- il
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Sept. I5lh, an ' maile J free ffl.-jj-aJkU'
uponappiicstioii; luting pnd ii
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Notice to Water Consumers.
After April 1st; at Water Works sta
tion, whisllcwill blow at o o'clock, a. M.
to notify consumers that they may turn
on water for sprinkling lawns, at 8
o'clock, a. m., will whistle to stop sprink
ling, at C o'clock, p. in., will whistle that
they may turn on water for sprinkling
and 8 o'clock, p. m., will whistle to stop
sprinkling. Any parties violating the
above rule will be shut off without fur
ther notice. F. A. Heixeke.
To Ail Household Cleaners.
I have a preventative which is strictly
poison to all kinds of bugs, and ar the
same time harmless to all persons.
I guarantee it to be death to the bugs,
when put on to furniture and will last a
year. I polish all kinds of furniture and
at the same time use my bug poison. All
kinds of work on furniture done on short
notice. I will forfiet S23.00 if I do not
rid you of bugs.
Cor. 3rd. Ave. & Chestnut St.
The Family Educator.
Webster's Un-ibridgeil Dictionary is the
great family educator, and no family of
children ought to brought up without
having ready acces3 to this grand volume
It will answer hundreds of questions of
each wide-awake child. It is an ever
present and reliable schoolmaster to the
To rent on the corner of Avenue B and
Spruce street. If you want a furnished
room for lodging purposes lcaye your or
ders at this office.
Scrap Iron, Rags, .Copper, Brass,
bought at 1. II. Scciirue's,
Second Hand Store.
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IS OUT OF ORDER
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nrr,Sccl Uitleu and nnable to ft tkn
your daily -work eraoclal tajtemtttm
mix Do a Duxu'Ta to w.
Wm care ycra. drrr tfc FOPOW
titer oott only 23 centna box and
life. Caa ba rued, at aajr
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Good Reading and News
TWO WEEKIiY JOURNALS
FOR ABOUT THE
PBICE OF 0HEI
LE EVERY READER OF THIS PAPER
A SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT,
NOW AVAILABLE NOW.
Wc arc happy to announce to the read
ers of the Times and to others who may
well become so, a very attractive com
The Times and the Orange Judd Far
mer; both journals from now to Jan. 1,
1891, for only $1.60.
The Orange Judd Farmer, is a large
weekly paper well illustrated, is replete
with plain, practical information for
every department of farm labor, and
country life and work. Its unsurpassed
Housekeeping Department, prepared
by.intelligent housekeepers, who tell a
bout what they do and do what they
talk about, is worth five or ten dollars
a year to every housekeeper in villiage
Country or City.
TheOrangc Judd Farmer is supplied
to its subscribers at the remaikable low
price of only $1.00 a year.
But our readers have an opportunity
to get it eren much below this price, in
combination with our own. By a spec
ial arrangement we will supply the
Times and the Orange Judd Farmer
one year for only tl.GO for both.
Single numbers of the O. J. Farmer
will be worth far more than that sum,
saying nothing of the Tisies coming
every week with all the local news.
Send in your subscription at once and
begin receiving the two papers. You
will find it the best investment you ever
How Farmers Are Taxed.
It is not uncommon to hear our farmers
complain of the taxes they have to pay.
Sometimes they are too high and the pay
ment of them could be largely lessened by
increasing the productive power of an
acre of ground. For instance: A farmer
who sows poor seed, raises scrub stock,
or buys antiquated or imperfect imple
ments, must certainly pay proportionate
ly high taxes. Not to mcnUon the im
provement be might make by getting the
best seed and life stock, be could by a
Dccring binder or Mower, and save
money in the harvesting of his grain and
grass crops. 2
Found at Last.
Everybody is troubled to some extent
with bed bugs, ants, etc. about the house,
but they may now rejoice over the fact
that a liquid has been discovered that
completely annihilates all kinds of in
sects. Bctte's Insect Exterminator does
the work quick and sure. Mr. J. T.
Hubbard is the sole manufacturer of it
for Ford county. Call on him at the
water works pump station and get a bot
tle. It costs very little, but cleans all
kinds of bugs out of your house. It never
fails and is guaranteed.
On sale at Welch's Harness shop.
where and What It is.
It is at Fort Worth, Texas, that's
"where." It is the Spring Palace an
nual fair, that's "what." This show
will give in a miniature what would
otherwise require weeks of steady travel
to sec. A small addition of the World's
Fais, Texas being a little world all by
itself. Texansarea hospitable people,
and you will enjoy seeing them and their
Spring Palace. That you may have this
pleasure, the Santa Fe Route has liberal
ly arranged for a One-Fare round trip
rate to Ft. Worth. Tickets on sale May
8 to 28 inclusive; final limit June 3. Fast
time, fine equipment. Inquire of local
agent, Santa Fe Route, or address G. T.
Nicholson, G. P. & T. A., Topcka, Kas.
The Shade of Columbus.
Rebuffed by every potentate beforc
whom he laid bis plains, and jeered at by
the populance before setting sail for the
new world, Columbus upon bis return
was listened to with open mouthed as
tonishment by the king, queen and peo
ple. Think of the utter unbelief with which
even Columbus would have listened to
some inspired prophet who could have
told him of the wonders of the new
His thought is the idea in a very hand
some picture published by Wm. Decring
& Co. ; Chicago. The shade of Columbus
is shown gazing in surprise at the mam
moth Decring Works, and the Deering
Binders and Mowers cutting grain and
grass. What would he say if he could
express his thought?
Fob Sale. a lot ot orick makers sup
plies, moulds, flue doors, pokers, etc.
Also one repress machine, C. W. Ray
mond patent, good as new, for a bargain.
Call on, P. H. ScoimuE.
At the Second Hand Store
Reduced Rates-Santa Fe Route.
We are now selling tickets at greaUy
reduced rate to the principal cities of
the East and West, viz:
To Denver, Colo.,
To Colorado Springs,
To Chicago, first class,
ToChicags, second class,
To St. Louis, first class.
To Omaha & Council Bluffs,
To Sioux City.
To Yankton, Dat.
To St. Paul and Minneopolis,
Xo Kaataa City and iatermed
iate point. 7.50
DR, J. W. WADE,
0e--8kuiiii Block. Bridie Street.
Special AttenUon to Surgery and Dis
ease of Women and Children.
BMMsKlOsnwrnwtATaw sad Va fltmQ.
NEW YORK STORE,-
BODGE CITY, KANSAS.
We Desire to Place Before Our Patrons for
this tjteeck: ortTJirz
The following specialties is in almost needless
to state that they are all of superior qualities
and are marvellously low prices.
Fine Merrimac Sateens. i2"c.
Chocteco Sateens, "2c.
IMulIhouse French Sateens. 25c
Summer Lawns, 5c.
Summer Challies, 6c.
Remember these goods are all fresh shipments
this Spring and of the, latest shades and de
signs, and must be sold therefore at the above
we will make it a benefit for you to
trade with us. We do not keep
goods from one season to the other
our stock is fresh, and all the new
styles always on hand.
3TGoods Delivered Free.
From this time on
..IK- TT" Jl
Will sell goods for SPOT CASH at such
prices that will set you to thinking and
wondering if the goods were actually bought
i Our Eluiii Bun
For prices and remember the place.
OKE DOOU SOUTH OF THE '-JJEE
HIVE-' WHY GOODS STORE.
FLOUR FEED AND GRAIN,
Front Street. Dodge City, Kas.
OIT-5T JDK.T7C3- STOR1,
PAINTS AND OILS.
P.A T"E33E5. "PEnsrCOIDS ETC-
Restaurant and Lnach Cosnter!
The Finest Short Order House in the City.
OPERA HOUSE BLOCK.
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