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MUUDOCK A. UKOTIIIMI,
in.isiii.i:s -vni ritoi-itiirroKS.
kou-aus ri:it u:i., in advanu:
Till: UVTK wo lmvc -iUMihl for advir
I -in:, will lie strictly adhered to in everv in
h Miin 1 hex aw a- low as cli.iisrdl.y uiiisjonty
1 1 I!..- iiuiK-niii the West, and a low as any oa
. erlnrni-tiedoiiullnii ami la.-tinz Lasis, wjtSin
iti ..reiilation, will do liuir.c "c ""!'k
,s mm can pi valuer. reived lij mlvcrus
nir w illi ... W wW i" "in to itroniz ns out or
uaiilv, unddiiiiUwai.t a man's mom y unless
..no bun value received ; -..nl.l
I. . oir column Willi lompi wlifrlwinMi ,
! uml.iif.", ...dent medicine-, . tc , at Irs. than our
,. Kul.rr.lM. lint ; lio.-; that we ' a
oi.ujir.i "". ",: ,-"-,. ;,,i,
IOW 11 ami llieeiiierirs.-..i "'""- , -' " V" .,,
. ... .... .... i n.ii iti,. i,..ii miner
..... .. 1 it. -,.lt-,,ri..i ol its Clllt n II" p
il iiro-iirrilj :is 1 1- column ol tlie loejil l
nrll lllleil with li.nue advertisements c,f i
ladeaiidlmslness We fliull ch-WRe. nil al
loiriim and local, and sliall nol l viaie iroin
eslalJll.e.i riurs " ,,,n-.. ..-1- :-'--
. ..... t.. ., .. ....I n ml It, IK
I ll Will lie ueil 111 Hirer ...u......,.-, .
nlllruu, orlilarLaiid uiiae-cnty illustration
1.UU1I11C1 lt, ,.. I'!'
M Al I.S.
lai'.rnMuil (U Wichita A. Soiithw.ttUriT ill
It ; Mall H'I r.xirc.No i ill parts l.M A 31 .
rapcnccrXo I d parts daily at 3.n- 51 J.ail
A 1.m& Xu I unnoi.dail) illJ3, 1
BPiiKcrXo 3arricdjllj at 1 15 r. .
Luirlva. I.ldorado and Auirimta Arrives Mun
dajs, Udn-Mlaand Kndavn at " r M Hi--lurti
luc.days, IhurMiaj. and satunlaje at C
Ukan.nCiIv (via Winficld, Doupln and Au
yujta) Arridall.v at 0 r. M. lf parts daily al
' WIlliiKton Arrncs dally at C r. u. Ilcarl
dsilvat; am. .. i t -
Ai'lanw t lty fvla Uttlctown, Xi-niu lroeli, Ox
ford ami III l'ao Arritn 'liicIa)a, 'llnud.iys
and !-RtiinU nt f, p. M. Dcparta Mondays,
piinrvURuiid rndaysatCA. i
(.aldwtlffiaUiiunbta, Vullliigton and l.ellc
l'lMinrl ArrUr. lnida), Thursdm and Sat
U"UsatK -. M l-parn Mondnjs, Ntdncidajs
anil r'ndaatO A u . .
oaliia (ia Solsnlcl. and NrwtonJ Armi-j
Saturday at tt IS r w IXparts lurday at -.(u
.-umncr City-Arrlvrs TiiphUj s, Tlinrf ilaj s and
Saturdays at 1 r r lirparts Mondays, iilncu
dars and Krlrtaya at 1 r u. ,
iVondonand Wrllliifflnn ArrlrTurdaya and
1'ridass Hcparts Wedn'idajs and haturdajs.
Dry Crcrl. lanon nn-1 ('icar Watfr-Arrlve
and depart WrJncndays, once a wreL.
On and after iUt thr iKiitolhcu will lie ojien for
the delivery of letters and the sale of stamp Iroin
', A M to7l, P. M
III reader ihc offlce will be open on Sunday Troin
I to 10 A. M. , . . -
Malls goini east and soulli close pronip. at .
First I'rcbytcrian flmreh ) 1' IIaiakv, ,.
Inr Senites In KaKlellall every bhath at 11
a'elncU a i and 7l, r M
M i: Churtli-ll ) aI-kit., pator herviee;
everv feabhalh at 10'. o'clock a m and . r. m.
I'rsv'erioeetlniton llmrsday evenins.
HaplfstCliurcli I IVi-t. palor. Service
at Ihe new rhurth on Mark, t fctre. t e rj Snliliolh
at 10). o'clock a M.andTr. m Silihath cIhmiI
S' A H , A II Annent uperiutendetit
M. Alovrlu' (catholic Uiurih IW J''-t-,x ''
HwitHMiritan, pator Service on 2nd and Ui
Sundays or riciT nioiilb, first mat at 8o' lock
A x , lilEh nnsi at 10', A M . verpeis at 7 r. M.
Kpi.copH. Jburch Itev A 'I '1 iaimiu.l, rec
tor. x-nlc.-eery Mind at old mint 1ioii
btiildinj;, on Main lie.t, at la), o'clock a 111.
and 7.SJ o'clock n. ni. heati fr.e.
Indite Tlilrlcrnlli Judicial Diitnct W I".
Hoard of Counlr CviiiinU'Ioiiors 1 I . CArt
ri.r., 1 . lloiur-, .1 1! Vouk.
Kiunt 'lioaimror s I .loiio-.
Countvl lrrk Ions 'I irKHi.
Mierili 1" II MahlY
lerk District tmrt i W. Ill KVta.
l'robate.Iiidgt i t I.ITri.i-
Mijienntendeot I'ubllc I ml miction A. l.urRj
Kegiilerof Deeds MII.O II hi.usiuu.
totintv ttnrney II Si.ut.fi.
lmnty Mineyor II 1 .1a ht.
Mavor I ti. lloi-c
l-ofice .ludp. I M Ataoop.
ily Tieasuier .iiAiiLi.r A. 1'illLLir.
Marshal M Slucnu.
t ill Altoriifv IIaihi(
Itvtlerk f T ru
Juetiees of Ihe Trace D. A. MlTti!M.i , I. It
Jkhltt , ,
Ooimlahles J V' ilot ictmi and l.ro W
t,ounril-Knt Ward Dr Owt, t iiaiii r.s
S IIATTNKII hM "lid Ward I AS A "TLVKMMIS,
Hamei 'llnnl anll M Maiitiv,
A -I I.AMlhllOlll'. louitliWaid I t. 1 HAM 11.
A II rAauigt'K
llnanl or Kiluraliuii 1 irt-t anl M I: 51
sirn, Xh.min MiLLi'e '-eend Ward M.
(.Aiini-ov, W f. UoonMW llllnl Ward
IS. W ItKr.Vfc". i: .s VMM- rourtli Wanl A.
II KAHKtytfc, W V 'Inomn
TO O K Wichita I.odpe, No ftt, meets -ery
iiitur.lay inelit, at 7 o'.dock, at their
lull, out the Kiret National bank All brulheis
iu cood slaiiilniK ate Imlted loallend.
W.J. lloneoN, X. .
C . lkKAHKT, K S.
K .t A M -Mids on Ihe Hist andthlid
Moinlaxaol each month
MlllUIAN U)i, W . M.
"IheM I! Sabbath school, W. K. Manlej. u
perlulendent, meets nt the utircli at 2), u clock
''ihe rreeliMrrii 'al.liath school, V. C Martsolf.
superintendent, mi ets at l.iglo bsli al So'tlock
P The ltaptistssbbnth school, J C t'oil niperin
tendeut, ni'i Is at ihe school home nery Mindaj
U. S. LAND orrici:.
AIX bll.'KKT, next door to l.ieen I'ront
.s. JlMtls, lieKuieri .' i."'"i"'i
liotlrs IIOIU V lo ! A. M. auo
from 1 to 3 1'. M.
.1. M IIALDUUMO.V,
moll.M".V-AT-LAW, Wlchils, SetlenirL
county, Kansas. ap'i',-!
n c SLITS.
JA. l. mrii.
si.i-? a nu:u,
nOi:XKS-AT-I.AW, Wichita, Kansas.
nOUNK-AT-LAW, Wichita, Kansas.
.1 l" LAIK.K,
AmOUXET-AT-LAW, llrst door south of IT
S. Land Oflire, Main sire. I, Wichita, Kas.
special attention given to nil kinds oflnulnesj
connected with Ilia I' " Land Offlce. l.Vtf
W. H. KNAPP,
T10KSKY-AT-I.AW, Land Ageut and No
tary rubllc, Oxfoni, Kaunas. im-iy
DALDWIM A STANLEY,
WM. HALUWIV W E STAMET.
A TKII!M;iS AT LAW, Wichita. Kan
f Will practice In all the courts ol the ttste
and In the Vnlled Mate Land Otnce. :7-tr
TI0K.M:-AT-I.AV, Wiclula, Sedgwick
TTOKXLY AND ( orNMXI.OK AT LAW
Office on Main street, W inula, Inn. -i
L.J WE1IB J- l' BH.OKH
WEDB A UIGGER,
ATTOKXKiS AT LAW, Wiutlcld, Kansas
Xens DeHit, Main street 12-tf
P T WEEKS.
TTOKNKT AT LAW, Xo 2S Main strut,
vi tcnua, iansss m.i.
V M GRAY, M. D ,
P1IY.-KIAX A SriM.rON JO j ears practice
t.radualeof N I ierlty veoisltv the
removal or all kinds of deformm., itch asCluh
fpot, llairllp, crosi-eye, tc. Also
Mrs L, M. Gil AY,
Obstetrician, and dlseanes or worn, n and chlld--..,
nttw ,-t ftideorMain Mreet. bet.
1st and 2nd. W Ichiln. Hildas 57tf
P. A MEDL1N,
MnICIAX AVI) -rKCr.OS. Oflice Xo. 30
Mam street, Wichita, Kas no 2-21-1
DR. C. C FUHLEY,
(IT. S. Lvaminlnj Surseon)
PHYMllAX AND srUtniON Office, Main
street, two doors north or Kirst Xalional
UK C L. -McADA.M.
PIIVMIIAX AXD.sriSUEOX. OIUceNo 21",
Main street, Wichita, Kansas. 4-ly
TMIYK1AX -VXD Sri:i;i.ON will dontin
X eral lirartice, but has made chronic lUeac
oferery kind a specially lor nure xnan-i jears
Oflice on Main street, three doors souih oft hioa
go dmp store. 52-l
DR. V 1 DOYLE.
L'.vnST OSlce opiKicite Wovdman's ItanV.
DR 14 OWENS,
OHVSICIAN AXD SfKfiKOS". Strict atten
T tion to business and charge reasonable.
Onice Slain street, Wichita, Kau. V4-ly
ALLEN A FADRIQUE,
r.. a. .M.r.v, m i a. " rjnimeirs, . t
rviivsiciAN and rK.i;nx
Office at J.
Mien's dm? slot-. Main street, W irhlta.
MRS. W. T DAK EH,
ILMXKlt AX!) tlRF.-VIKI.i:. on AfarVet
st.. betneen 1-1 and id. W i, hila. Kansas
lull Hue of millinery gooibulnatiouhaiid. S2
CUM IRA WHITE,
niM'fcsKi! Ml Vim! of luir dressing
lone on the shortest notice tnd in the latest
liooms on Main ftre-ct, oiiiiomle I.ricK
II.. , 1
Hot. 1. janl0-3m
HOOKS AND STATIONKIIY.
J. T. HOLMES,
Pi:a..i:i: in hooks st vtioxkky, wr.,.--iiin?
i3ii-r, twine, i riodieals, Co , lt-ol-
i j lime; ,,.,.- , ,.,i., ," - --
tioetiuililinjr. Wirliita. K.id.m
G. V IlEEVES,
(CUrk of Ihe District (Aiuit)
KL LSIATK, IX-5Li:AXrr.iindC.dlecUTO
cent, Wichita. Ivanas uiarcnmi ""
Uei iniil. All bu-ini-jw ntnisled to my
care vmII receive prompt attention JI-H
JUSTICES OP THE J'KACE
E. A HELM ANN,
1 UTICK ofthc peace, notary public, ri-al i-Uile
J nm! collecting aKriiLIMniautn. Kansu. 0I-
lectlons made and taxes paid AH biiinM cn
trnstid to my care vill receive prompt attintlon.
IIICIC in any ouantilj fir sale at my yaruj.wi
11,,- l.lltli- Vrkansas lliver. nonh of U'Ichita.
Tf kinds of brick work ih.ne on the shortest no-
lice. iL'-tfJ J. w. I'lin.i.irs
Corner f I'irsl ttilJfaiii Sis.
Authored Oaptal, - - $250,000
Capital Paid In and Surplus,- - 83,000
W. A. THOMAS.
.INO. W. KI.DIMDUE.
W. .1. IIoP.sOX,
.). i:. .mi. .i,
j. u. ii:aki;i:.
.1. C. FlIAKlill I'retldiit.
I. KsMLAD Vice riwnlent.
J.0. 1'. OAMI'liKI.L. Clerk.
Will da a sreixrul tjaokiiu; latimeas. CtJl.I)
. v I, .11 v't'll 111, IIITV IY1I 1! I'1M. T-
l'lAXiK l!l);iir AND MILD. Will Irt'i ami
ssll (.OlIXTYMjIIIl'nad other local tecuriliea.
Interest allotcal on thnc dcporils.
Collections promptly attended to.
rirrssliie ami'le fncillllea for Ihc aiivnntas-nu
eoudufi of our business, we niotinse to all our
rustonier Ihe most faorahle tale? and the
pioiupl at all. ulion I-iy
WICHITA SAVINGS BANK!
l'ieiilcnt, A. II. CL MtK, of Clark A Co., Lear
worth, Vice President, MIL. II. KOIIN", of Wichita,
Cashier, A. A. HYDE, fernieriy with Clark A Co.
Organized Under the J. xtw oj the State.
DO A (ir.N'EItAL HANKING. COLLECT.
INT. hikI IIKOliTKAGi: UUSINKSS.
Estlcra irui Foreign Exchisge Bsuht and Sld.
Douglas Avenue, corner Market Slreei.
Bcaner Statics and S:c:k Yards!
Corner First and a'ater Sis..
llest turn-oats in the city and Xo. 1 s-alle
hnrses. t'asseuer curried to all parts f")b
Particular attention paM to lwrses left in oar
OSAGE CITY MILLS,
FLOUR, HEAL, BUCKWHEAT FLOUR, FEEft
in ln;r and smalt quantities, at the tevntst
prices for cah, it tin thirty day s
to pl parties.
r 5 V.ISTI A".
23-Sm 0rt City, O-sre ojnnty, Ka
EXCELSIOK WATEU MILLS.
l'.udinjrtoii, ---------- Kansa.
; cr. .a., sotte, jCrSirrr.
ROl'i: at Wholesale and KrUtt.
i Xo. SI Main street, opposite Ttrst Xatftnal 11V.
8l-tf TKI.MS CASH.
BOOKS AMD STATIONERY.
S.. J- BEIMEIiS
3fALN' STIIKKT. U'ICIUTA,
BOOKSELLER AND STATIONER,
Keeps eoaetaatly or. haaid a fall line of
A full line of
(instantly on hand.
PAIHTIKC &. DYEIHG.
GRANT & ELMEXDOriF,
(Successors lo AKJIEXT A COTI OX )
Dealers in nil kinds or
HOUSE AND BIGN PAIKIING, GLAZING,
Granniay, Paper Hanging and Calwmining.
J. II. LONG,
HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTERS!
JJ-All kin.'. at pauiting, graiiiinff aad pajier
liawrinfr due ill a jtclical and al list it lutnner
REESE & SAWYEPx,
Garpenters, Designers and Builders,
Xo 13 Miin Street, near earner Awyai At.
All work executed in the inoBl durable and mod
ern stjle, and warranletliogne hatisljctinn.
llaiu niirt periHc(iuiis furnished. Jiiblnn; ol
DYEIHG AMD RENOVATING!
Tile nutisei 11k r b"Rs Iran to inform the public
grtjemlly that lie bv opened a shop lor Ihc pur
iwscof rvaovatiiurclolhinjr All kiinlmifvvooh.n
rooils. coats panta, v "Is, etc . cleaned of Rreae
awl dirt aad iven It.c finish o la new gnnmnt
SATISFACTION OV 1i.IA THEI)
My room Is m Main atrit, vret side, ncE
!or to Jabbvy Thompson's barber shop.
MILLINERY AND DRESS MAKING!
On Main St., two doers north of Nev, York Store.
A ' ii ,je rind well Bl9t tod stock of Foil
and Winter Good just oti"i,ecl
K7-Mi.Ienmt souli li is . haige of the dr
makiiiEdepnnment, t'lul v,.M rilikiiiI satiffac
lh,n in nil ease itt
DjC. "Sj. MOSEE,
WAGON, CARRIAGE AND PLOW
C.i:XEI!aU, t;laoks.mitiiing !
SJj-!igu of the Itiy Wieel, seu'Ji or Doiijs
dp. c. sxD2!CEErj:y.3NrDNr,
D0I)0i:cirY, - - Ford Cunty, - - KAX-A.
FlKICA.l.M.S.AM.MUNJTION.jhaveiio hesitation in saying that the
.,..,. 4 ,,-....- c. 'ime will soon come when all evil f..,h-
ions and ciibtoms will be abandoned
lpot for tlu atoms! Slurp s Imarorei SporLi; Rilti.
IhateoMluuidaUrK stoi k of sharp's ini)iiovd
titrre banded rilles uod alt s-Kesoi slurp's im
ltrTHl sporting rifles; alo a larse nsortmenl of
other Improved hrrecii-hmdlnic lire nrm?, which I
will nt-11 ni reasonable figures -., ,j ( jour or
h rs, which will 1m- ininiUy ullendeil to. All
reiiairinj doue promptl and in a KurLiirinliUc
S. F. Craig's Drive Well Tube,
To all vAoffl 1 atav ccntet a; 'oln is hen by
(riven ttlit all Drive Well lltlw that have a irc
screen or jraiiie )lacrd and securelv fii-ti ned ow r
tSu iMrfi,mtiHl lt.,1 in nid litlics. lot till litiriHl-r
of Irr-flilnc the sand, etc , out of said iuhi and '
from lielm dnenn up Ihn.ugh the tube to Ihe
pump when in u-e,
letter N'o. r.,i .
nitder mkl lciteiat
an- mrriiiKenient- upon p'ltent
ml upon m iMlusne right i
ami the public "lire Turiloc i
.n-inich.iV- above de.cni.cd
Drite Will lube con-trueou a- aisitr iimniw
'niM.MrauuMi.iii..iimiwnriccmn',,p ,,.,. .,1,1,,,. ,.- in.l rimtmiir
without mi cousent. a-Ihe u-, of said well tube" ... ., ..,, ,ip. , or .hallow
Is an Ufrinp-iuent on my patent, and !. iwrli " " lul ' 1CL'' OI "U"TO'
liable and will b pro-ccun il for infrltisf nu nt.
I am determined lo slop auUnlnl piracy ol my
ls th OSI.V AITIIOIJIXD person for the s lie
of my patent Well Tnties at M7CHJT.I, from
wlMSin all purctoaHfs must be made in order lo eb
W lotaita, Kansas, Jnlv S, 17S,
SAJll'L'l, K. CI.AKJ, Aivaier.
lS-tf North TojfK. Kanns.
Life Insurance Company !
GtA Iaesmt, 1872, $313,29! 431 connected with rural pursuits all hi
PaH M-HttHS fe ISIS, - - S0.267 49 . WP thoro- Jy educated as a hor-
InttTft Btetiptoftr 1S7J, $8s9 t'n mn e
- - amtf !. -
i:xunlaur trfaa aad rate twfere (MBrhrc
T'...! r...i. - ,- a
jssni,in siw'HI i-i yis,i savr vna
aaisoal paynsmt IhvMen art deehwert ami. , w, rosee am tj,e grange of the Pa
Ut ivflrr tsvt ftrst payatost, atsilsjsle oMswsilatc. ; r "" "" ' - "
ly aa eastt in pajshent arprcsusun.
I '.mlwrf. AxnitA srstta laV isssssbisibiv sin kensasli
in aU Haata of the e-HUOTT wath eatclesH anal rc
lloWe asen who jsnaisaTc to causa, pens sally far
S. K. BtVKUAX 'Ii. U.-JJ2VTAIA.V,
X. .. IIVT.!1.
1-ly e.nniUns.mjrT. .vr.orntv.
ssssssst usxssssss.. 1 conflicting with thi act He .sml IM'oi ?rcae .eiiis4. cvsuiin-isi -. , err.i.i .-i:e. .i..-. ..- Um; cbujgc Prave3 fr. In. sttf-Vt.
C. . Afclfttv, ,.:- KICU.VUDS, Krom the sd.lre-- of Grand Master , tame are berebv repealed. . moral importance than anything of the nation veith tj ret f twaUwl. w-lcJ,l4 Yt.K Unt Tht far W' l
Dudley W. Adams to the national Sec-5. Tbisact ihall take ctTect from ;" J., i!!"gn2l CV o- Itititnit iitwliw w ria,,.,' mchlufca.-uteawmr-' r-rj ,!. h .. (. .
iuiicilofPatronsof Husbandry, now Ud after its pa-satrc. ' ri" pffcaX, 1 per04dcil to indadtOxfom inhi af- ?itvm .ecs.-iwt af.selgvrfck p4 ttat . t
-viltsrKSefarT. Twasiw. trestr-h ik1 sairjwjioBs. He -ecs -as river. one at WeJHngtoo. on Slate raU -cU, of bl ob-erraikw, are A nw -4 Wi fitaB, c 4 "lt1!lJJtlal iatfTjai . .
. . cicariy that the Patrons have already I creek, and one it, Falls' town-hip. oa thoroughly coraprehendcl 4 - tnAAnColvt vnaiTjT "?' Sd a V?ti. 1 ' HTv tuaTrS Win I. fr- m.
WICHITA, SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1874.
THB CHURNING SONCJ.
BY Ml.. DIlMOKE.
Arron onacd dish inliinJ,
O'tr Uso old churn here I EUnd:
How Hiti thick crcani simrtk ami l!ic,
Jovv ou -hoe and now in eye!
All, how soon I tired get !
Hut the buitcr lingers yet:
AiJiinjr hack and vvearv arm
( juitc rob churning of its charm :
See the golilrn specs ajipcar!
And tlie churn iins slurp Jiid clear,
Anus that li.ive to flas heguti,
Vt'orfcoii; jou ill iroon be done:--
Kith fiafcci ilin' to Hi', and d.i-h ;
Her tlie thin milk' watery splash !
pvcetet music to tlie ear,
Tor it -a) the butter i here '.
UNDER THE ICE.
I'nder Ihe ice the waters run ,
Under the ice our spirit, he;
The genial !oiv of the summer tun
shall loosen their fttttrs bj and by.
iloan and groan in the prison cold
1M era ol lite n cm ol lo c :
'ihe vMiiUrisgrowin worn and old,
The Dost is leaving the melting mold,
And the tm -Mue bright abov e.
Under the ice, under the MioW,
Ourlivos are bound ina crystal rinp;
liy and by will the outh wind blow,
And ro-e" bloom on the bank of spring
.Moan ini! groan In thy letteioMrou,;,
liiveroflile rivir ol love:
The niht prov.- short, the davsgrow Ion?
Weaker and weaker the bonds ol wron,
And thc.sun thiiies bright above.
Under the ice our souls lie hid ;
Under the ice oui good deed ;,tow;
;,leti but credit the wrong we did,
Xuver the motive that lay below.
JloJii and groan in thv prison eolJ,
Kntr oflilc river ol love;
The vv ihler ol lilc i grow ing old,
The fiost is lenvnifT the melting mold,
And the uu thu bright above.
Under the ice we hide our wrong
I nder the ho that ha chilled us through ;
Uh! Hut the friends who have known us
Dare to doubt we are good and true !
Moan and gioaiiiu thy prison cold,
IMAcr ot lile liver ol love;
Winter In growing worn and old,
Hose stir in the melting mold;
We shall be known above.
Ito Peculiar Features Tho FeniEle
hi this coiiiiiiiiiiicntioii, before iro
cccilinir w'nli t!i liiyraiiliical sketclics
of Ihc founder!-, I iur'io--c to write of
that featiiieof the rran";e which ex
emplifies more than any other their
superior wisdom and intelligence. The
presence of the MStci on terms of per
fect equality with the brothers com
pletely meelb a popular demand which
the civilization of the age is unwilling
to grant, and while the Anthonys and
Woodhtills ate clamoring for their
rights, making a-suullb upon congress
and war upon the constitution, the
founders ot thi older have wi-elj met
the demand through the fashion de--trojiug
influence of the grange.
The pifM-iieceof the sisters on all
occasion0 occasion for deliberation
as well as those for social culture is
productive ot the most beneficial le--,ult-.
I have nol iced brothers addict
ed to the Use of tobacco, who upon or
dinary occasions are apt to aault the
spittoon with leckles violence, ap
proach that indNpeii'ible article of
funiituie and drop the deposit with
the most genteel ciiciiui-peclion, and
also that tlie air in the grange, even in
it- infancy, is purer than the atmos
phere of otherassembhiges of like char
acter that are exclusively masculine.
tlie geiuie innueiice oi me aisici - n..-i
already been felt by both the producer
i mill poiisttnier of the narcotic, and I
j and their devotees will bless the grange
"or the mighty reforms it hath wrought.
I Kansas City Times.
Tho Patrons of Husbandry in their
Seventh Annual Session.
The body of earnest men and w omen
jcaring the above name now assembled
: -rc, is composed of rcprc-enlative
tanner.-from thirtv -four states in the
Union, and will coinpaie favorably,
for intelligence and ability, with any
deliberative- body known to the consti
tution ot on r count rv. The orgauia-
,j.ia nr l.i,.,.. ,,f Ilii.li.inilrv is ell
11011 01 ' lI"" "' "UsD.umi is en
ttrtylv unprecedented ill its grow th and
.' , . ,
original in its purpose, bound by no
precedents, old or new, am
iin tin.ui, " ..-.-, r
It is a mighty ship, freighted with
the hopes and future happiness of the
lower million, that gallantly stems the
current of error and corruption, and
will in time safely reach the port of
substantial reform through the angry
billow's of oppre-sion and wrong.
Like all great discoveries w hich hav e
resulted in the amelioration of man
kind, it was born of neceity : but to
Win. Saimder. O. II. Kellcy. A. P..
Gro-h, C. II. Thompson, we arc chiefly
indebted for its comely form ami spee
Mr. Saunders, now the superintend
ent ot gardens and pounds in tjie ag
ricultural department at Washington,
wa- born in St. Andrews. Scotland, in
the vear lSihl. He was apprenticed as
Enrdener at an earlv aire, and has been
llsUlillll., I'Vll -v ,.,,iv..,j urn, jrti,.-
ticnlly. He came to this country in
1557. aud e.-tabli-hcd him-elf as a land
scape pmlouer in Germantown, I "a.
In 1S52 his scrt ice- were seiight n the
government, and he was induceel after
much hesitation to give up a lucrative
business for the position he now holds
in theasricultural department. Intho
autumn of 1S67 he took hold of the
suliiect ol'ortratiimir tho-e en'a"Cil tu
agriwit.iral pur.-uiis into a union for
-octal culture and ether beneticient
hi- labor. Of this organization he
wa- the first president, which office he
I hold five years nml until the present
Incumbent. Mr. Ptidity Adam, was
elected. lVri&ps to Win. Saunders
more than anv other sing! pr-oH ar
,,,. 1...1M..1 fr ,he iu.t.irtim. which
hohls the farmers in fraternal fellow -
sltipaud miion. AiwJi CUy Times,
' 1kcouic ot su-h imp wtamr that it l
absolutely iiecc-3ary to exercise a rati
tious discrimination in regard to ap
plications for membership. He say-.
'Article five, as now worded, cauc
perhaps more trouble and vcxatioi
than any other. I refer to the claust
which reads, "any person interested ii
agricultural pursuits.' Tlii clause i
capable of such varied construction
that much confu-ien and misunder
standing have resulted. During the
infancy of the order, when members
were few, our strength puny, and oui
chief aim simply social and education
al, there was no danger in construct
iug thi clause liberally, and admitting
nearly all who would pay the fee and
consent to join such a weak and un
popular institution: but now all these
circuin-tanccs are changed. To be a
Patron of Husbandry is no longer ot
doubtful propriety, but the proude-t
in the land are kuocking at our doors.
The order has been recognized as one
of the great powers of the land, and
tlie gates are beseiged from ocean to
ocean by hordes of speculators, dema
gogues, small politicians, grain buyers,
cotton factors and lawyer-, who sud
denly discover that they are "interest
ed in agricultural pursuits," but only
as a hawk is interested in tho sparrow.
You would do well to give ths matter
a most careful review, ami by law de
termine the proper construction of the
constitution, so we may beablcto keep
our gates elced against those whose
only inteiest consists in what they can
make out of us. To have such admit
ted to our counsels can only result in
evil, and sow seed1, of internal strife.'"
A Reptile at Homo in a Young La
dy's Stomach It Comes up into
There i- a oung lady living w ithin
a mile aud a quarter of Christiana, who
is alllicted as singularly a was the cel
ebrated .Mi-s Godscy, the "sleeping
bcautv." Kor four ears pa-t she ha
been "sulk-ring with violent fainting
spells, that come on periodically, and
arc produced by the strangling caused
bv some kind of a reptile which comes
up into her throat. She is choked to
mk-Ii an extent thai her muscles become
rigid, her extremities cold, the pupils
of" her eves dilated, and the skin
breaks on her hands and face, and she
is, in all other particulars, thoroughly
convulsed. She is only revived by the
reptile itself being, as it is thought,
partially choked, withdrawing itself
into the stomach.
The reptile has at previous times
been seen by different persons. (Jn
one occasion' aMcthodist preacher was
visiting at the house of her parent-,
when she was e-ii:d with one of her
usual attacks, and the parisitical ob
ject even came out of her month and
was grasped by tho minister, lteing
of a er supe'rlitious turn of mind,
-he had" conceived the idea that its
death was her death, and refused to
have it removed, although that could,
at that time, h.ne been easily accom-pli-hed.
The minister avowed that
the reptile ltll as com aim unnuy .is
,tn other snake, but that it offered no
particular rc-i-tance when he clutched
it with his hand. When it made its
appearance outside the month it curled
its head under the chin, but when let
loose it went immediately down the
vouug lady's throat again. It frequent
ly comes up into the mouth, and the
voting lady says whenever it docs so
it appear-"to lick the roof of her mouth
with it- horrible tongue, and then re
A neighboring phj-ie-ian has been
attending her duriiigthe period of her
mdi-po-itioii, and ha- been treating
her for tape-worm, believing that to
be the true malady. The symptoms
are, however, entirely different from
i those of tape-worm, ihe girl still
ciiiitiiiufs roimst ui-teau oi neinjr
emaciated, and the appetite, instead of
Ih-iiiw ravenous, i- tickle, at times
ravenous, is tickle, at times
M-ju-eelv takinir anv food, while at I
other times -he has a very good appe
tite. The -trongest tape-worm reme
dies were u-ed, but without any effect
whatever, and her physicians, thinking
the ct-e hopeless, gave it up a few-week-
ago, when two others were called
in, w hu are u-ing even mean in their
pow or to effect a cure, with what rc--ull
remains to be seen. The first step
to b,e taken was to disabuse her liiind
of the superstitions mat nan laKcn
...s.. .tr. ....r.l n rntini'il tn linl- n11M,.
... ... . . , ...
jiue-sniii ii u in ,,,.,. .s, ,.. ......v ' iue eagle at an. A suiliw luuun mm
tion. She has consented at last to al- I cen securely fastened about her head,
low tl- monster to be removed if pos- ( ,0 n, j,rojcrt over her face, bid her
sible and destroyed, as hc is iio w con-i rn,i0 antaoni-t from her view. The
vinred her life depends upon; it. The track along which she wa dragged,
phvsicians in attendance are anxiously ,0iVevcr, was plainly visible in the
awaiting an opportunity to effect a re- j ronijt -nlt. ;,. i:ii.abeth is fourteen
nioval, and are keeping constant watch i years of ago, and weighs eighty or nine
for the apticarnace of the leptile. tv pound-. Her father is a ve'rv relia-
Alcohol has already been prepared j u'c a,i vvorthv man. lie is a'son-in-
for its reception, so that when it shall
be ili-placcd so strange a phenomenon
shall be preserved.
The reptile, so far as has been acer-
fnineil i. iilinnt half an inch in manic-
clo-elv scrutinwed by any one as to
tell whether it had eyes, but that, we
believe, i- hardlv possible. All that is I
vet known of it i that it frequently,
iomos nu into the mouth, choking the
girl ami throwing her into terrible
attention about Christiana, and all the
convulsion-. Ill attracting universal
more -o because her file has oecn sen -
oti-lv-threatened bv the peculiar move -
ment- of the reptiie. Xashville linn -
Civil RtRhts Bill.
Col. Anthony'- civil rights bill which
recently pa-ed the hou-e of reprc-en-tative-'of
the Ivau-a legislature, with
few dis-otiting vntes. is'publi-heel be
low for the information ot readurs:
An act to provide for the protection
citizens in their civil and public
lie it enacted by the Legislature
the ftate of Kansas:
MICTION!. .NOCUIZCIIOI IRIS S1310.
bv-rea-o of race, color or previous con-
- , 1 1 al
dition ot servitude .be rxceptcjl or-
eluded from the full and eoual enjoy -
ers. ami oiner ouicer- .. roramuu
school- and pumie m-mution-oi icarn-
'.;,, ,.l In rfinnlfrv n..nf II (in.
ling, and uv cemeter a.sociauon..
.- o TlurlnUllniinfimr nsrJ of
., ., . .... rf- .V.E- . .I..I1 1
s-. . ... .....--... -
tne nr-t -ection oi nu- ac. -.. ire-
or parti.- violating the sauie shall up-
on conviction thereof, be -nbjecteet to,
lannci). mn.c- tiia. ...... ..o. "-
than one thou-sad dollars.
! Sec. 3- Discrimination against anv
.- -.i- . ...... ..A.. - .n
.u....as. .st . .tta-.T- , in,, no.
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, """' "" ""T.H .- .1 . "' ft. '.-
' jn Aay law, sutote, onlinance or reg-
Vtiar SVIU ,.-, vr. .a,- v..-. "v..",
i illation, now exi-tmg in mi- 'tate is
. herebv repealed aud annulled
Snc. 4. That all acts ,)r parts of acts
tor, of a dark color with a sort of hairy hinc(. i,v tlc hunters who are making; Murdork Idled it cfllcientlv and i tn par
coaling, but no one is capable orjudg- C4cry cfrort u, kiu or capture him.-itially. and not only won compliment
ing of its length. It ha- never been o Jacksonville (Ala.) Jlepubliran. I ar" mention from spectator, but re-
neni o. ..i.v a.. ... -- --; t overthrew the Orb-au- .lyna'ty. coa- What glorious winter weather: Tlu- W luard Ci. rft. Clair 4 A. 15
age, fanhtv or pnv Iet,e furn -h I bv . . .irovcrty of one humlre.! ' Krk&w valley i wan' paradb Marbew, t jen g. rsnrk tt.a
,.,nkeeper..bv common earner-. wheth- ,. r)f,,0 lari. a, d rCIlt tht ioic ' J 11mm, ?ho Lt U tlw &JS n;JJ u pl7p ererr ,..
cr on innu o. "? ',-,).;,,;' farailv iMn PJtilc- i HI that flr-h I heir t, shuttle wigrate ie, a, k lbt?y ht n this- -
er, managers or lc-ee-ot hcatre-. ,r , .i.s n ad l.ftl.sn out their tAU orkt- Wlmt ill f be ab-
othor place- of raot-int. by tr nt., , UvlnsWne. of ,ifo. TUelr ntk(ul rinmT n M I Ue iU& f Mir -trutli vl r t , .'
commi-ioners,-..ierintet.dents. leach-, Tribune teems to reTom. and obi ae." eonttie.t and iUn. thi wiatr?
I,a (-l,iL-n.a.-ti ' .ikI heminlr mrl ' HOriil OI tu.veu s-vis Ii. ---- - - ss -- --
ilr. Beocher's Idea of Signs and of
Some of tho Vagaries of Con
science. "Some people," said Mr. IJecchcr in
me of his recent sermon:!, "if they get
mt of bed on the wrong side, or sec
ihe new uicon over the right shoulder,
ir put on a stocking wrong side out.
interpret it a a ign of something or
ther. When I wa a lad and went
hestnutiiiL', von couldn't have induced
nc to craw I through the lurs because
hat was a sign that I wouldn't tret any
chestnuts. Docs God sleep on Friday?
vVhy, if he should call up all these su
perstitions that clinir to you. it would
tiake you blush. Now," I dou't deny
that even these superstitions are bet
ter than cold skepticism. I had rather
rub olTthe uneatable parts ofcorn with
my hands, as the disciples did, than to
ha've no corn to rub. Hut my concep
tion, is that 'luck' means the right op
eration of causes to produce good ef
fects. That little devil called 'luck
doesn't go Hying about blindly, drop
ping gold on some people and pewter
on others." Speaking of dreams and
their siiriiitieaiice, he said : "1 imagine
that many of the dreams in which men j
attach Ihc most importance came from
overeating or overdrinking, I uo not
beli6ve, either, that a man's dreams
are a reflection of hi3 real nature. 1
have broken open more houses and i
stolen more uionev in mv dreams than
Lever expect to sec awake; yet I be
lieve I had rather die than steal. 1
have been a murderer in my dreams,
and startled up trembling oiitofa vain
effort to hide the body. My idea is that
when the upper, higher part of your
brain is asleep, the lower basilar part
is half awake, unrestrained, and your
dreams are a report from your animal
faculties. When the lower" part of your
brain is asleep, and the upper part ac
tive, you dream such dream- that when
von awake you try to go to sleep again
"to liui-h th'cin. AH this stuff about
dreams, luck, signs and coments I class
as outgrowths of conscience not guid
ed by clear preceptioiis,"
This brought him to a discus-ion of
phaes of conscience. "I know men,"
lie said, "who wouldn't shave on bun
day, but would black their boots.
Then I know some w ho would shave
on Sundav, but wouldn't black their
boot. And 1 know others who would
not do either, on Sunday, but would
shave their neighbors awfully on -Monday.
When I went to school I boarded
with Dr. Langboin. and he was a good
man, for an icicle can be good. 1 could
hook it down his back stairs, o off
hunting, return and recite my lesson
from a slip in my hand. Noiv the
bread that was left over at the com
munion services in church was sent
over for Dr. I.angbein's table, and,
while I could deceive him as 1 have
told you, I couldn't eat a morsal of
that "bread because it had been used as
a holy symbol." He considered the
precepts of the bible an exact and re
liable guide for conscience, although,
as he -aid, "There wasn't one of the
patriarchs who didn't live Mich a life
as in these days would put hint in the
penitential'. i'cic York Sun.
An Eaglo Tries to Carry offa Girl.
On Saturday, the 3d in-d., a girl nam
ed Kliabeth .Moore, daughter of Al
bert Moore, living in the northeast
corner of Cleburn county, was return
ing home from a neighbor's houe,
whither she had been on an arrand,
when .-ho felt something heavy strike
upon her shoulder and ihe next instant
she was born to the ground. She sa s
her first impression was that she had
been soi7ed by a Tianther orsoiueothcr
wild beast, but 'oon felt the talons, of
what proved to be an eagle, clutching
her sides and arms, lacerating the flesh
in a fearful manner; and, with its beak
neckiiiL' her ou the head, she was drag
ged soniedistanc'-oii the ground. 1'iet-
ty soon the eagle having secured its
p"iie, with claws and bill firmly lived,
raising her from the ground and Jail
mg along at fioin three to four feet
above tlie earth tor some distance. Oc
casionally she was dropped on the
ground, but the eagle would as often
try to arise her again, making newand
serious wounds with Ids talons in her
body and his beak in her head, till at
last "he reached the height often feet.
an,i attempted to : ilight on the limb of
a ret oak tree on tlie roadside, wneu
hi- hold again gave way and the girl
fell to the eaitli serlou-lv stunned and
hurt. She w as unconscious for a time,
then clambered over the fence near by
into her father's orchard and began
making the bcst of her way to the
house, near which -he was met by her
mother, who had been attracted bv
her scraams and was hastening to her
rnlief. The nio-t remarkable liart ol
,..... - --- - i
. tIlc fI,atter is that the gill di.l not sCC
., . ll . .1... .. 1 .. I.I.I. 1... .11.
jaw 0f ir. Hatfield, in the -ame section
II. I'l, 111 lilt -..HIV -, , ,....
of country, anil ivc al.out live miles
from Tecum-oh Iron Works, riu- girl
was not seriou-lv hurt and is doing
-n 'ri.o ,..,.,!,. linj licon twire ...en
,1.1. ..... Vu.. ..... ..w.. ...,-w .....
iville (Ala.) Jlepubli
A Brief Tcmporanco Lecture.
flic duke of Orleans, ths eldest s0n
' 1. :..., I s.,!j I'l.tllif.s iris thu irihsru
i..j; ..v,.. ........... -,-- --
l OI wuaieve'r 1 iuius 11 1 i..hvi ...,...
transmit. He wa-a nolilc voting man
. -physically noble. His generous
1 quaiuie- nan remit-ruu iniuume-suii.
i popular. One inoniiiig he invited a
, few companion- to breakfast, a he was
abont to take hi departure from Pari
to join hi-regiment. Intheconviviali-
tv of the hour lie dranK a nttic too
much wine. He did not become m-
' toxicatcd lie wa- nol in any re-pect a
di'-ijiated man : hi character wb lof-:
Ilis-IIITIICO lllilll . Ill" eiiiiisciei ns-nii-;-" - - , , - .,!. '
ty and noble-but In that jovous iour!P llSs, l,arf of the tranvacUoo.
he drank jn.-t one glass too much. In j which ni the brioging of a horse from
taking tne parting gla-. he WZ":,
. .. , , : . f '. i .1.. i :.. .,
e --" " '--r --.
Inst ino oaience oi nis iwov aim imiiii.
I'.idding adieu to hi companions, he
entered the carriapr : bnl for that one
entered the carriage: bnl for that one
f, extra gla-, of wine he could have kept
; I hi- scat. He leaped from the carriage :
. Javc aHf,tc( OI ,lW Wt. Hi head
. ,. ,. ,.,, s.-iMB ,ui
1 "UHIN ll(V tFt a 1-na- - -v -nr- -
u h ,, wa4 ,akpfl ;nlo aUpCr-shopS
1 bv an, dlwL Thal pjJrft ,ai? of wil)e .
, ,, .... ,,Mle nf
. .-";- .-". ,,,., . iv.t.i
mf pwiciiiviei. " ' .......iiniipisf ..'.-. , --
i.irfi.,,.-.i,!.. die,! in the midst of tstaum tlti- Use rensLand Mm nwcf
' . . V'.T. . ........ ... . .
. ,i,c .1 riri .run
ivinii hi.- great work
fore he rt out oo hi
." .""v.j. .,
Ue Yttz that he intended to trace the ;
j,,-,!-,, nriv,.s..!. tre.t. sml south,
ti , ti:,.. nr aa..,i .,, , ... i
Y"""-". "" -7-.. .' . ..
,ie of the great Mie ua.m. iio-sr
mvch of thu VA,t ,.adertaking has been
Vcompii'he-i cannot It- known until
mcoi I".- Known uni
... . . ,.,,.
f"'"- . ---.- -;
. a. ...., ..... a.sa.T..v s a.., as, . a, a. ,.,
is not Hkclr, however, that he hal ,
(C.Hi;4UIC CAjll"!' ' J-Maas,- .a- -
r,aje the circuit ol the &mb. a com
picte exploration of hid. would be.
, IB IHC OpiUlUU Oi CiiiiUCHI ,1-VT.I .v.
. a . - i .n. a .sis. s s.ivsu S.AJHS ss- a, a s st
Tho American Salon.
u u n ti,-,," nf tlie rmnrn fm.l iW probably the best ailantcfi toitsgrowtli. E.vai.Kto a"tiominiigoi us 'c.s":
.v.v.u...r.w. ... .. , - . 'Is'v...iiisi tfarL.' ll
pasrne are disposed of, and millions of
dollars' worth of dry troods and jewel
rv arc nut on exhibition, lttit the
beautiful gatherings of cultivated peo-i
pie in the rooms or some intellectual
and brilliant lady for conversation in
literature, art. "politics, and society,
where wit meet wit and the social in
stincts weave their fa-cinations into
spells that are unforgetable, have never
got naturalised in our society. We
have publicity without polish, aud the
cost and excitement of miscellaneous
crowds without any of their compcu-sation--.
We shake" a bushel of tlints
together without striking a single
spark. The consequence is that the
best people have come to regard par
ties as a nuisance and society a- a bore.
They do their best to eseape'the former
as aii infliction, and hide from the lat
ter as best they can. The receptions
begin in stupidity and end in dissipa
tion. Thcv ure liiore and more given
up to mouthing and millinery, daiicinir
and drinking, spendiuir on the one
hand aud storing on the other, full
stomachs and empty head-. One rea
son of this gcnerallV admitted failure
is that so few of our American women
havc a genius for intellectual hospital
ity or have acquired the high and tine
art entertainment on a literary and
artistic plane. Conversation is not so
much a lo-t art as an art that ha- never
been attempted. Our ladies gabble,
they do not talk. Thep prattle w lieu
we "expect them to talk. If they vent
ure into the higher fields of literature
and art. it is almost invariably ou stilts,
and the li-tcner i? kept in agony lest
they tumble until they actually eouie
down. Somehow American wealth
ha- never shown much of an ambition
to social culture and literary enter
tainment. The rich man buys uphol
stery and hor-cs'. The inilioiiaire run
to broun stone ai-d wine, unless Hit
political cra?e happen- to seize him,
and then he spends on caucuses and
convention what other and wiser men
throw aivtv on their full bloods and
yatchcs. The idea of making a beauti
ful meeting place for wi-e and cultured
men and women, the real aristocracy
of a city ptms never to occur to them.
One of our well known literary la
die nuts her father's elegant residence
to its best uses bv hav inir three or four
brilliant receptions every season, of
poets, csavist, jouriiali-ts, aillsls,
college profeors, and e'elebritesof
various professions and walks of life.
There is something exquisitely grace
ful and civilizing in the civility. One
ofourino-t cultivated lady joiiruali-f-
onens her narlors thi- season for in
formal reception- of her literary aud
artistic friend-, thu- coulcs-ing. the
need of an clement that does not exist
as yet, anil a want that must be some
how met. The higher and liner social
iii-tinct are early gaining strength.
Our culture began'r.t the top, but it is
working downward from thebr.iiirto
the heart. The humanities are more
alive and hungry'to-day than ever. The
intellectual clas"es w hii live in a legion
of thought and sentiment, and deal
with ideas and their expression-, re
quire more congenial and stimulative
companionship than they find at pres
ent. Genius and culture, 'wit and
nidom, crave a meeting place. The
clubs, poor as they are, owe th"ir great
success to the fart 'that they minister to
a deep and growing want in American
socitey. Why should there not be a
club composed of cultured men niid
women, with apartments suited for it
purposes, whore the member could
meet without restraint for an evening's
conver-ation, and to which they could
intiodiiee their literary and artist
friends? Such an association would
be far more popular with a certain
chifcs of cultured people than any pri
vate reception, however brilliant and
attractive it might be. It would be
more democratic, mire-trained and free
from that sense of obligation and favor
which attaches to all private hospital
ity. It would not interfere with the
private eittortainiuenl, but might pre
pare the way for private reception- of
a higher and more satisfying order.
Perhaps the American "salon" i to
come out of some such association a
this, in w hich both sexes meet on equal
ground, and will differ from that
of Pari in its greater freedom and
total absence from thr feeling of per
sonal obligation. Still, in the private
mau-ion or the apartments of a club,
the charm of the "alon" must be al
most purely personal, and tnut coin"
from the ta-to and gonitis of some mi
tierior woman. A nonentitv cannot
radiate magiieti-m. No art or m titice
,k thr .,,,,.,. of that ,w
bloom and fragrance which encircle a
gifted and cultivated woman a an at
mosphere. And we can never have a
"alon"' until such womoii make it
Vu have inadvertently omitted up to
thi lime to pay a deserved compli
ment to Senator '.Murdock for the ex
rellint milliner in vvhif h he iierfoiineel
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I Harvv. I he j.lare wa a very Irving
i one. a- sum piace:uwai aii-,imuw.
iccivcii tnc loiiovviug iiiui.-iiii t
ikuowledgcinoiit frotn the courciitlon,
I ! a uiiatiiinoti vote :
' Ilesohctl, That the thank of the con
v,ihn ,i-s tisrsln tr-ntlereil In Al. Al.
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, .uuruues iei n' n..- 11 ....--. ... -...-
he ha. iirfsliled ovor tnc session oi
tbisvon vent ion. oinmanicfuiin.
Lat Tucsdav Sheriff Walker arrost-
cd, on Grou-e Creek, Win. Slater and
"'" ".H"IW ',. ' "'"-"" "V . T,
siktin.' Tboiiia flurker to break jail
Iat week. Mr. Maicr t- an unci' ot
- -.-. . -
Mtrtar. Itefure leaving. Utickrr ifu.T"
Slater a deed to his land. Hryantowti-
,. ,. . ...x c, l.nft.
ni. cmtiw. I imp iiifn v. -rr in. mi h-. -
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mg oore squire i.yrr ,i is,.,
the cs'e was continued until -jatortU .
" ; "nuUu,..i.,,,.j.
when if auv chrs if fo",.B,.4'
! tbcm they will bB aen .o Lmpona
fr safe keeping. itltf conricr.
Nsvra of the Valloy.
Frtita tie lUrtao cetuay PresprsMJ-
Ull, ' , jiH ,h, --.-...f .Mr
: T'h -r r.ttr 4 .A.
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happy Iwnting aroawl 6t ibe "K'
' reil man 'the borne of tfce bt.s,, te
i ii.ii ,,.. i ,a a ... a mc, a.. a... . '
thrift and enterpfl ItftTB Kaessn'stleil
m ths. hnrnr and leaatle of 4Mtr frontier.
ZZ. '. '. '. . . t i
, Flm-iue etHHiai. iiawrii wp-
nine. and li the car-atom that tfee
jowlr rot of saditniieit reUr-jKit
lowiy roi h nsfisia .cw.ji.-s
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Vra tfee Oxi-n KiATft..
T-r a isn i k 'sfr i a ia at araara
. a,a s-s, a. .
exist to.dav. We have parties re- ome nincompoop nmoiitr uic saim- we .inumpire).ai..ui ".",",,;
ptions, hails, i-ottts, wiiere people ot "' --. u..o. .u .......- ..,.,.v..u .. vs.,.. ,......---
nriz ir hmlillcni tno.tlipr. ninl ini. as river is asiiaun? tuc matter oi . as.-ociaiioii nuuvc uicuw .v.
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antiiins nt i-iiL-n nun -iifltn- cuiiiiii: a -iui viii inu v- cv - . r rnm inn i iivv ii-v veiuiivv
promise.- well in the southern tier of ',
counties. Sumner and Harper are'
a j . i. -. ..- - imiiis ni t fin 1 m nn. nnnunii i fim- 111 iii it t 1 i 111 1. 111 ui
Cowley county and one off the east w-e learn that the record of that cotin
sideof Sumner county, makiti? a new itv -.bow the-.-.miitv tc. be SitXI.OCO in
countv thereof, with Oxford or one
other font lor countv -eat. Y ell, ttiat
is nrettv thin. IMea-c don't, gentlo-
men. Father .Martin wont support
anv such proposition: neither will
Hackney, hut if Mr. Mnrtiti should
take such a uotiou into his head he
could not accomplish it. WinjleM
The information from the Courier i
the first intimation the "nincompoops
among the saud-burrs," nt this end of
the sand-burr patch, have had of this
project. We have, in close proximity
to Oxford, two good stone quarric-.
furnishing an abundance of building
material, and therefore iew with dis
favor anv project for the annexation of
thcrock-lield-of Winfield eat of the
The Wichita Kacilk is jubilant over
the completion audopeniiigof tho new
hotel, which ha-been named Occident
al, It is one of the liue-t building- in
the Southwest, aud Wichita may ju-tly
indulge in a little pardonable pride,
now that it is fini-hed and opened to
Kroiu the Arkansas City Traveler.
Charles F. l'ierce As Co. continue
their add with us tmd do the principal
pait of furnishing lumber to the peo
ple ot this vicinity, all on account of
their fair dealing and low rates.
Mr. D. J. Ilright handed in -oiue very
tine ear- ofcorn yesterday . The meas
ured eleven inches in length and eight
and a quarter inches in circumference
at the t!ucket part and weighed one
pound two ounces ami were grown ou
his farm ou the Arkansas river bot
tom, seven and a halt mile northwe-t
of town. Mr. Height' com crop lor
the pa-t seaon, he inform u-, aver
aged seventy-five bushels to the acre.
Our city was enlivened lat week
with various proceeding-. Ou Tues
day evening the member- of the M. K.
church wore holding a protracted meet
ing in the school houe. while fool ball
was being plavcd on ihe-treet. One
minute could be heard the progre-aud
supplications of tho wor-hipful; the
next the boisterous cry of "lift her
now," by tho fun lover at play, and
"gentlemen of the jury," from the
court room a few step awaj . On
Thursday owning the soul -tirring
"Am I a" soldier of the cro.,' would
rc-oiuul from the placo of wor-hlp.
ind "grand right andlett ' would echo
' front the hall, where the fe-uve were
enjoin" thein-olve in a social hop.
S'trli is life, compo-cil of many men ot
many minds, proving the old adage
that'll take all kind of people to make
Good imheMtiou of coal were found
in the now well on summit street before
A project is under way to ship com
down the Aikaiiriis during the high
water next -pring, in tint boat. II the
boats go through It will boapa)itig
I.tcii, It.viti: a.nd I.ai'Y. Uich, be
cause it is hlghl flavotvd. J. an, be
cause U seldom occurs. Uacy, because
it is exciting to thu mental tutu. buch
has boon the aroerof on living ou the
"strip," four miles miuiIi of town, on
the state line. His lite ha been litltl
llavored. having hail live wive; full
of rare occurrence, a he N a run- bi
ped; and exciting to the mental taste
from h'u nintto being, "If lilo be short
it shall be glorious." The ajte of our
subjeit is near onto ixty. Ill lifr
ha- boon quiet, although greatly va
ried, ami until this date Ims never bo
foie become of -ulliciout renown as to
appear in print. One week after the
decease of his good wife he brought
hiin-elf on the iiiutrimoninl market,
and made several oilers of union. All
declined. To bring matter more di
rectly before hi suliji-it, he held pri
vate "interview with two of his iictgh-
hor-' daughter-, but with the anine
result. He then proceeded in a more
biiiucs-Iiku maimer, and mailr pur
chases and promise to Ml It. The
purchase; consisted ol a new 5 Jt droa,
hoes, late, etc., amounting to ,
which he gave his hole tor. Thi set
tled the matrimonial question ft-r
awhile until In stepped a haul) son
of toil, wbone iiwrsonal attractions out-
weigbod the elder loror, anil a nmtiii tion oi land m I reniiiii uu ijnneii.
was proposed and agreed upon. 'I lit-1 ',0 aci Kokspos s (.'!
latter proceeding" enraged the oblr. j ar as CIf s-hh agoi.v. n.l . uti..i
He swore revenge, and hi cry wa- for j iipef.irth i reoMii' ofll. h I r-s
war, until he had to-led the mettle of The-.' Imve frardwl iur " mitrm
lit opponent, when he eoiidudMl "the ' crotglh- '-i4l I'lani.. jh-I .l..inK
la-v should have it course,"" and lro- j mbiit ji., tr live .In. I i,.
eroded iii-tanlvr fointei viewalnw ver, ntl wilt n-t iw.mt . h all- r
who wisely informed him "ho hint bet-' lPtH ,,, t t.iitix iIkiii Itwir n -tor
go homo iiihI keep hl mouth hnt." ,ifvati..i. I it. Iiiimh' I Ntufr art- to
HU object In law to !! for broach ,. ,, , ltrt int. Aifvni U 1
of promise, or recover the property hr ,iam. i, x .,rl, ftaT f, tmn, i,
had proMiilMl: but during tW tiw ttll ,ri.1( about two wk.
the atlectioii of his lrt rriidly ,irk, ( ,y rrirflrr.
ton. Iron, him and ImihIm! in inalrj-. w . r ' j r tew,
mo.. to the i.inior lover. 1 Im ww. t )rfc Ml,nt.l
ding took place 1m t htiudav. .d vva Jmi larv i.rtmitm .....
Afitrihethrntndbreaeln)f prom- ' '
io lt oit thetmrt of thcreiccltl lifwl A r..,.i.! mt tU ., Mtn- '
been .li.pol of, a hcw immI kiarUing i nt ; Arkai.-. vIW i. eail4 tw mh- i
feature caiiiu to light, in hihairf-tl-r i ',',r na" "' -, '"
made claim to the Iwnil of Hh brW W ""'
grnorn, aud projM' t ft forth evl-' Siir ibe li. ..vrrrcsf etaaj tt jr-
dencu that will eonvirt him of erswltv. of mkhm! lm .e.Hit-4 ( 'Issatra !:!
breach of promt's nml treachrry '. ' wixkI can h-h !- kal tdtTr4i tuo
Here i a ce for thf cori. 'I ) . si $-1 wi pe ...if.
old gOHtlmiiaitMic-forbrciirhof prom t A lHlgc I U tt A K sml A.,'.I I.
In on th part or inr iieirwtssesi young
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, ia(ir. ami 11." oJsiiicii jimajt nun
iii-forn brtveh the art of lb
hllabAHsl. "verily Us wa of lit: trans-
grestr i hard."
I'ront ti Ksttr PtaSa Iswrra.
An excellent coiwnleabw. ti.
rh . bn ttill h for puhii-
i mi Ion. elr-erirrtlr of lisc In- bli atl
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. -ptr givn j Jlr. airfl Jr i.jrsn.ui
St-ilfrwirk rmtttlY. baft our icv-s' Is t.
Jiniited to girc it rwan. All j.rc,ii.
bovvers sa) fortunate a f. i i.r'"n,
seem to haro bef-n vvj plt-ss-.i Mr
Kitmi certaittlr ntf)tHj4i thai U.e
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uesresL vsixt ess ljiw istsurss wi ssvi ",ih'
yMj wa uown wnrr"''. ,OT ""'
prep-ml tlieili a Hnert HinpeT. w ble
pt, "f -P "' "
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. M,, friend..
j (:ak Wi, mo1 Baf1 , r,ajaiag trge
1 . . Zu ... . . am- .. ara, ail
it IkV tisat lite.
On- tlfrjf arrtf . I be ff!ar re-
''. "r,T 'r .ZTt-i'liZ '7.11
Msn war rrwum ilfn atscMnLj- sswj
t.. ..i, : jfctw'! iss,
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, Tb Uh tWs it filVod U
. ttrry (&-. Ta etwair vyH
.a . i . iiaa aa r .1 a. , a. .aaaia naraatan
. j,- u jrtvorr mn m. V
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iuh . awi. w. ..fT- - - . -r '
tftcr. iAri Uvc iJse jtt ! pa,
; ss-tUi- to ta teMiU
i . - .,- Uia ,1UU, ti,m
aSSSSSSSaSSSS w, -.-, wv " .. ,..-, .a
tMu f tlM ScnrtB? tae sH
of lite 0-e land. :ratr"Mnhrt
, Jtnn u llwt Uc fseiitltt fM-'avfsi-J
tVsA.ia)leaaatan WSt Sa-S-r ttftT ffMfl fas
Ls-rth. lie tate les.sl.tore.W.1
mFntg IN ,--silssrr r-. il. y wa use s.u fof tlr i..! s . , rnj, ,f1. .stiff
; of July nxt? We lxse rv-ery neig '-u. , , a ,,,: r t t ...
'borhoml wlH taire an rgnixti.jn inf; tnM.ifs-J' t i" the-" mr.uisi-, in.. I
-SMMAtLt. TTsltaa .ft r-TV HTtrsVf ff rasaaVA IttT . kasa fasasaUar-.t I A ss. m a,. tt r
I ,'-rwmW '- j-aswJi.rsT.a, - s-s - - - - -. Ifsaaaaaa. Vaa a K-tmwv- '- -. w- --.-" - .--,
work have becti made known, ami If
we have sitcccedetlin stirrins up the
tfebt. Fanner- should think of many
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It is a dangerous busine.
Vreia the Newton Ksn-an.
llarvev couutv i so healthy that its
doctor And professional picking rather
-Hill, -o much so that a couple of thorn,
in order to iucrea-e the uunilicr of their
victims, arc talking of building a dis
tillery. Surely the tender metric f
the wicked are cruel.
From tle HuU-4iiuu Xok.
We arc thi time sitro of Iiavluir a
mill. Mr. UiitchitisoH lm taken tho
matter lit baud, and, w llh his usual cu
crgv, will push the matter until the
mill 1 built.
Wo learn that there i-a large quan
tity ofbuirttloesou Xlnne-ah. I'arlie
ti-s.iii tow ti have -allied forth with nee
dle gun and cartridge.
We never saw cml oil a cheap a It
is now. Our merchant are Milling It
at tweniv-five ce-nu per gallon. In
Kana City it -ells bv the wholesale
at tlftceu cent- per gallon.
Later. since the above wa in type,
we loan-, that Conn .v: Co. hav o brought
coal nil down lo ton pent per gallon.
Norman X liighaiu al live cant-, and
liuallv Mover A: Co. at OCOotX.
From th' iimiesr County ln-.
The Wliifleld papers come to usgront
1 iiiiprovod in appearance, and with
voluinn- tilled with intoiostlng mat
ter. The editors are absent.
'I'ho new uf eix-Gov. llanevV elec
tion to the I'nklcd Mates souato wa
received in thi- city with enthusiastic
demonstrations of ntl-faetion. Il wa
just what every bod had predicted
for Ihe last !; mouth', and of oouro
uo body vvn- surprised. We alwny
predicted th.it llarve) wa tint eoniliig
uinn. Wo ate sluil to know tlKit ho re
ceived the undivided Mipporl of the
A scries of religious iiieciinjj vrero
begnii in thi eitv lat rutliiy even
ing, under the aiispKe of Iho.M. K.
and Proebvtcrian chtirchos, and will
be continued even evening during thin
ucok.b) Itcvs. (irahaiu tuid Kldoollt
Tho opening -oimou w u pruaclicd by
Kldor McQiii-toti, ol tho.M. Pohureh
sercial liidian chiefs and bond men.
representing coiitltiieiiefQin the Ter
ritory, pa-ed tliroiiah hero estrda,
en route for home. 1'hoy h.iil been to
Topoka, lobbying tu the Interest of the
lefoi-m candidate- for Unltud btatew
The importance of the dUroveiv of
coal in this county, iw it nffertn the
prt-eiit and fiiturvof thi IiiiiiuhIIiiIo
count n, and indeed all ot Southwest
ern Kaiias, ean eiiieetlv bo overesti
mated. With the development of this
mine ot wealth, which the drill ha re
contlv penetrated, will come a new era
of prosperity to our people. With
fuel cheap and nbiiiideut, mills) Hill be
built, iiJHittitactorlcs will spring up.
our vat beds, of gvpauui wilt be tt 1 11
ied, our iitiiiierour salt ir!ng will
be del doped and bo t of nil our ngrl
ciilliind resource will bw lay, oil to sup
ply thu homo market (-rented bv Ihe
viirlous iiidiitik Iht coal will warm
into life. Tho ilerolopiorut of the
sourcoii of weuith ineiitloiiKl above
w ill compel (he ImtldliiK ol railrwaiU,
over liirh H?uple ! luvutrd tttnn n
will rreoive thdr ssipph nt our ureal
tiipp, coal nnd -nlt. Tbtwt, lumev
ef. are in. I the mil v p4HsiHK featuti .
of a prosix-roiis futuiu which ihU prm -tirai
solulieiii of the fuel problem pre
sent' to the mind, 'lliv drvolop incut
of our nml rts'l'U wilt renoi tin sl v
objection tsw urged against onr Iwau
tilul con ii I r . AmmihIiiI . In nj fin I,
iliimiKrntion. satiafleil with u vveolili
Ol mil, will II II our vl!s Hii.l rovir
otiriii'h table land Willi Hi'- ilso
populalioH th" arc rspl,l-,i -upiiui I
llig. TIhi4Mihs of a -,rs of tin- irboli -e-L
arable UimI (lull inviietli. -Hlei
to a plentsnt boitic. will i t " n-g
Sijf loitj; for a pnrch. r ti 6 l r
acre. Ou tlm oonlniry. vve tr dn t that
before alhr tar sbml Un isd
the population of our toiinu w . ihavt-
Ijeen ilnttlMMl, nsnl not a qxtti i .
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