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CHEAP, CHEAPER, CHEAPEST, FOR CASH.
Whon you -come to Oberlin you will feel like kicking yourself if you do not go to the RED FRONT DRY GO.JDS STORE andbuy your supplies such a; dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes, hats and
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22 MILES TO CLEVELAND.
0-A.S.B02ST .AISTD S.003SI SIPFLIISTG- COAL, $6. Sz $7
.Shelled Corn, r0 cents. Barbed Wire, 5 cents. Horse Shoe Flour, $2.00 per 100 lbs.
EVJERir tsujntg- ieieipt tust stock:-
L. A. 1IAXCIIETT, Manager.
"or Si-f'ut JmlgvlTtli Judicial Distr.ct,
L. K. 1'R ATI'.
W. II. ARCHER.
A rood selection of hesh gro-r-rlc-.also
carry toine clothing
-nd dry goods.
)T1'ERIJ0UR'E, - KANSAS.
LESSEKGER & JACGAR.
Law, Land and Loan Office.
AH kinds of b'gsil bissines
transacted. Deeded and s-choo
lan4- oi cale. roney to loan in
sum to Milt the borrow ur. Cor
O hco opposite CotnmcrcIiJ Kc.tl.
OI.UV. THUMS G)"NTV. KASAF.
A rmv, Fmldle .ind Ilridtl.c for ?43. Ap
j 1- n". tliW oBict-
Om bay yearllnjr colt, witli cnol.cd left froii
kn(-. Takiuupont.cction IT. town 6. t.mj
aj.hi JOHN" H. ATKINSON'.
'v;o work liori-es :.u i a two jcar ol--
Tfiu lor aic. or iratifior cnws r !
Jieivr-. no'iitc of im
luilti-nu-iii iit of Colli.
OnriiM , Kantf. Julj IT, l1".
To thr V i i!c
Ton S 'lorcbi tri5-"1 thiu ("hc-ck. Knift-,
.c.-'l' i'' Irf-ncilirtl Ht tiiiscSicc i.i piiy
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jli rroi -auoi n um-t lc accouipuiutd bj
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' JR. McHugh
BUYS AND feKLLS GUALN.
Fefcd of all kinds
I hav? a large vui.d mill,
and Gan Supply
The Whole Settlement.
Colhv. - - Kansas.
To lay oir v.n acre ot land,
measure two hundred and nine
feet lor each side of your square,
and it will contain au acre within
Mr. C. I. Pane. fanill'arh calkd by all.
OoD.:nodorc Wpc ha- flttwl up In good rhape
tho Dr. Kdwards building as a restaurant and
j now ii-joipsi I" tb"5 laudab'e buMne-s or
1 reding a hungry public. His wife it-a fint
class cook and cerj thing come- to the ta
ble in first cla-s condition. Tho baked pota
Vcs. the Juicy ami tcotL-oivo beef tellk. tke
Hewed spriug chicken, tho t-turg li::. the
6-xect new corn, the snow white M'-cu.t. tho
sjceet butter, ll i tempting pie-, cu-tards and
puddingy which n-o -erl up at Comaio
tiorc s Uctaunint" is inriting to tho tru-.eler
or s-ilouri'Pr. You will find the Commodore
affable and attcntU e to his guests.
M.I. Leascnger started Thnr-dar morning
or his new home in Colby, Kan-a.. He will
open alaw oltice tuire. and tho!0 intrusting
tl elr bunine-s to hiia will lewcll taken c.ire
of. Marki-un houe-t, capable and upright
young attorney, end we predict for him suc
cess in his new location. Mke nearly all oth
ers In that country, he has secured a good
blico of Kansas lands, which alone will make
him independent In a few j ears. His family
vlll remain here this summer and follow him
this fall some time. Vollentlne Joggaraceom-
Jjjri jianlcd him and will also locate out there some
&'t1cml Wearo-orrytoloethcboys. but what
? iflourlossis thegain or two good citizen lcr
?Kansas. Tobias Tnbuue.
) Stata Superintendent of Public
.Instruction, J. U. Lawhead,
fcameupto Kenneth last Satur-
4ay, and we understand that
;hirty-three different parties who
ijntendel to make proof f
5.tt"P ".l-risv iaa fh.t
"n fr jladeCUiatitfiey
& iV&3Z2tVISil HpM1
See Us &Save Money.
t D. M. Duk.v, Proprietor.
Thursday, August G, 1SS.'
This m irk, X, on 3 our paper means that
jourMilvcnption hn expired, ai'd that jou
arc rt- ctfullj rviuts'ecl to n.n(.w it.
ajcar, 71 ccut- for C aiOuths or 50 ccutt
mouths .'re our nit c-..
.lob Trork (lone here.
All tnins stop at Cleveland.
Thomii'- county In truly on a boom.
Old pipers for tmle at this ofiice.
Fho ne hou'-ei ffoing up this week in Colby.
Ii-s Annie C0II13 V -.chool closed last Friday .
Wo now hae dash- communication with
J, I.. I.cwli is having-a 30x13 house built ou
Attend tho old oldicr meeting Saturday
R Mi"ter- will build in aJdition to hi''
Do-i t kill tho ta"no bailper tha
A dm); irail fro.n Clc.claud to Colbj
what J reitled.
Fivnl Pmgree will locate jou in Thoira.- or
Shi iiri.n ojunty.
Tl o Co m -odort Hostaurant ha- opened
out in goo-! -hi.po.
There i- a .-nontJi pi ill road Uading from
Kememhrr tint Piuprec nc more
('"ium t ciin anyone.
The Fj ieh 10 aero p.ececf corn will jnld
W bu-htS to hi acr ).
A dandy oi-e of oxen for pale or traJe
Vcfjuiru of FmnSc Pingnc.
Judct' I'lidlonu's two -onsiind -on in liw are
here ii.ii rcmg their land.
Wcstorn Kaas , j- rii-rig btltor crops thi
jiur than Eu-tcrn Knut-i-.
Ph f Geo F. Uurkpt. of Jfilfo-a, Nob , was
a c ih r i.t 'hi o'Lce last wtck.
ltmiwnt to m.'H rour claim before or
liter it is de-diJ, -C2 Frank Pitijfrce.
Frauk I'lngree i- rolling up the -od on h.
c'aim. "Nig" and "Line" form the ciotne
pow ( r.
Ju-. Stalo-i-, E-t , an Atchison i-npty mnn.
and a m m of niaple moans :m Cited lurgtlj
in Colbi lot , la-t w f-k
Innk Tliomp-on, frark Pingret's friend,
rom Anipahce, Neb., broke bread and slept
w.th him last Friiia tught.
Tho Outrun Hou-r 1- u g.od place to stop
w hen ou s.o to Ob.rlin. It in head ti irtcrs
for Thomi'-count p-oile.
Tho ( hi once Isd'an- are conir'ettly hem
mtdinbytho I'. F. Troops. Tnt, Indians -1
thej had no intention of Oshtlng.
I'roFcrty transfers aro lively for the last
few wefks. Town lots, school land and son'c
deeded land, being the kind dca't in.
Try CleteUuiI Station. It is as neiras
.Monument an'l his belter faci'.itits for
lreiiit anl passengers.
All goods down to bed rock.
Jo sni'II CORRKTTE.
II. Old, of Carleton, Nib. who has rented
the John Irwin fHrni, is making his arrange
ments to store a car load of potatoes, winch
he will hai e for sale in the spring.
Rollins Hockett and Dr. Win. Haydeu, mem
bers of tho ceatral committee, were in town
last week. Taos. Heed. F. S. Fee and J. R. Ale
Gouigal arc the other members.
W e call attention to Lou A. Fieher's ad. He
Ho -ells lumber and has a general merchan-di-c
store at Cloclaid, 22 miles t-outh on the
railroad. See sone of hi price.
A. H. lllair is one of Wa-Keenoy'g reliabls
attorne s and real estate men. Well versed in
contents and all busine-s pertaining to tho
land o2cc. Ihirtie- w ill do well to give him a
Henry Kncudsen keeps the Colby market
supplied with new beets, new sweet corn, on
ions, potatoes, cucumbers, beans and "slch
like," all the products of Thomas county. Can
we raise vegetables? Oh yes.
Smith & Barlteau is now the Arm name of
Frank Smith's hardware and tlnwaro rtore.
All kinds of hardware, stoves and barb wire
aro kept by tho new firm. First class men to
deal with. Oberlin, Kansas.
The popular landlady of the Oberlin Houe
and her daughter, accompanied by Art Allen
and Gay Woostcr were visitors in Colby list
Friday. The party were well p'eascd with the
prosperity cr Thomas county and Colby.
Thomas county lands have an excellent rep
utation abroad as being smooth, nci. arid
cheap. All deeded lands and school lands are.
in qmcK oemanu. corny town iota are floagK
after here lately mare than crer before. '
lioiti wis aave
m mammmmammmmma fMv"-v ws"wiimv
3M BmHBBBBKaBHlBMBV & ? "' MBS9'JBm
mM IBBflBlH w. ASaB.
maiHiM iSHBaaMt 0Mi V-OMMaW
Jiiiniber iiom -22 to 24 )er
Sears A : lot ton are doinir a li elj land hu-i
nes atClf uland :.itlon. fiilrroro P. O. T!ioe
BoiiUpthi will locatujcu, make out jour paper-
for lilius and take charge of jour cor.tt-t
A number of n I hoh'icr- de-ire i me ting
tote ceiled aturdaj, Anpu't IJth, Is!, for
thopjnto'e of talking ocr tl.p organization
of nG. A. It I'ot lit Co'Jw. ami with a Men of
ha lug .1 reunion sci-.o t.ir.f in the future,
flco Griot is to be btintd in Ituer Fide
I'art . N'ew York Citj . Satui day. Aug "tli, lKi-"
Great prcpirstiOLS lia.oliofn ir.uk lor the
fum ni Got. Jiartiii. of Kans as- all t. e
peop'e of the State to obccno the day.
A. .l".rdlre. Strfoto- P. O . nt.ir Colli, aud
T'los Pendof this co'ititi. Grinnell P.O. two
old-leis. haio formed u e lpirtnerslilji in
the n a! i't.ie InMiu . liter tire liotii locat
or of lonj' evperiiiprc. Inei lime c'loico
farm- and school lmd for silo in ihoinus
count . Corre-jiorideic --ol'cittd.
A tri A-erklr inn! from Co!b to Ke leth i
ni'ie'i : (.piled r.rd would p jv the go eimrent,
lie-idts Lccointnoilittiiig winy Mttior- nlong
tho rrjtc. Two o'Lce" eouM b c-Mbh-luil
i'!oni' the rout" b twei tl ( two point-. More
rutiM co'nin'iiiicatlon . r mi(.li niiilnl !io-
twe"U Kennt'h unJ Colb. Let us hae the
Dr. A I.. Ho'brook. of Forni Ille, Shermon
county informs us th it Gto. OiTord i- building
tv-o koiiw.s in Ftrnvliic. Other hoii-is are in
r" r " of erection a.id sti'l other- oontein-
I Il.erxf'ing is jt)-erou r.rd the gov
ernment 1 ind is being ta.( n up ripldlv.
T. IJ. P.ukrr &. Fen- ! aid attorneys, Wis
ICi eney, Kiii.e, aro iren xho an iloms a
good litd b :sln "- Mr. Fl-.'ltz his ixtirod
md tl eyl ai" eutite control ot the buvics
Call and ppc xhen or rite to Wu K-e-e it
you Invii basine-s vith thf Hud o Kee.
Just received by Joseph Cor
rette, Grinnell, Kan., a cr load
of com- Which he Foils for 50
cents a bu-hel.
Mike Done' ir unit rs hi- e mi'id corn by the
car 'oiid. He hi- had to t nJarge Lis buillitig
to uecommodati' III- mcreu'-iiig trade This
e ir 1 ad of cii'ined ein roia-- from Vinton,
Iowa, a tininl that ha- a mile reputation us I e
1115 tlie best en th mark' t.
I'lent of '.! r in the lagoons, ponds anil
Hkos.il! o.erthis northwe-tf rnco'ictry. The
proQpi-ct for good crop- areorj fi'.ornble.
Ah'ind mc of ruin continues to fail and tho
new -ettler'- heir: rejo'ces in tho t'iJom"it
of phnn of grass, grcon veetrtilo-. millet,
Peter H111J Meston, of Monuncnt. St.
John county, Kn-is, i- prepireil to locate
(mrties pitlier in St. John or loom coun
ty. Mr. Huildleefon is ii rM S"ttlcr, snd
is rinti'ii in the 1 .y ot Uii countrj .
14 11 1
R Jli-ter-, of the Conmerclal House, and
Jicob Alhng are eitub'.i-bing a daily route
from Colbj to Oberlin. A back will ln e t sich
tow n ever morning. Till- w ill be of great a 1
vaiitagoto Colb uud we hope the entti prising
partle- will make it pay. Jake Ailing eirries
the mail between Co'by and Oberlin.
Mers. Ennis arid Neal, of
Iowa, are in town looking the
situation over. They say that
Thomas county is a beautiful
The CoIb Po-t OfPco has been odic'ally
i-oied from John W. Irwin's hou-e. three
miles south of here, to tho town of Colby nnd
A J Sinter appointed Post Master. Mr. Fen-terhn-apnoiutcd
Ed. J. Pa'ne assistant Pot
Mister. What Colby wanted was a post office
ard a pot master. Colby tow n has both, atal
everybody ought to bo -atisficd.
Shrm i'.-vills. Ri'ri'ey McCIo-ky hnl ten
cows stolen from his corral on tho i.! -I.t of
the 2b. The cattle thif "s were followed,
tbeir trail being verv phnn, to near Colby,
Thomas county The thieves are supposed to
be parties whom the public wonld expect bet
ter things of. Rawlins Co. Democrat.
If there are cattle thiev es In our mi J.t thev
should be ferreted out.
Dr. Edwards reports c a) acre flcl. of bud-
wheat on R. B. Elliott's place that looks cx
trecitl well, and a very fine field of corn on
A. H. Bclber's farm. Mr. Elliott can boast of
luxuriant sweet potatoe vines. AU kinds of
vegetables are doing extra well. Dr. Edwards
reports. It is a matter of fact that the pros
pects tor good crops are "plendid while the
plentiful and copious -howcrs keep the earth
I have just received and have
for sale two tons cf fresh goods,
that will be sold lower than the
lowest, and in support of this we
quote a,iew prices: 13 lbs Jight
brown sugarV $1., 50 lbs bacon,
$4.50; 150 tet oil,, 20 cents per
All persons know Ing themselves indebted
to the Cat lor sub-cription will please set
tle up or the names will b stricken Jrom
the list. A piper in order to live must
have na ying subscribers anil p'ltrons.
CF GENERAL INTEREST.
The walls of several of the British
wax ships are constructed of paper.
An electric arrangement lor rogu
lejins furnaces has been invented by a
Westiield (Mass.) individual. Uoiton
The production of coal in Belgium
in 1884 is provisionally put at 18,800,
000 tons, againat an ascertained pro
duction of 1177.7.4 tons in 1S83.
It is claimed that the stature of
race horses h.is increased an inch
every twentv-hve ear- since 1700.
The height of hor-cs then w.is thirteen
hitnds two inches and in 1870 it was
lu'tten handj two inches. .Y.K Her
ald. Artificial cheese made of one part
olcoiuargariue and tw o parts skimmed
milk, tuiM'd to the. con-i-toncy of
cream and subjected to the usual pro
cesses of raanufaeturiag the genuine
artiol is Ihe latest edible commodity
contributed by Germany to the world.
Cincinnati tYicc Cttrrent.
Not content w ith crazy quilts, we
are to be inflicted with cray cloth
dre-scs. 'llii material is cotton, with
an odd mixture of colors and pattern-,
and is particularly invented for chil
dion, as it can not possibly show the
dirt so plainly visible on the white
frocks they hate been forced forsoloug
a t-me to wear. Detroit J'ost.
The Bangor (lie.) Commercial re
lates that a man in that section lately
received several hundred dollars back
pension, lie has quite a larrc family
and had been very poor. 'I he first
thing he did after receiving his money
was to buv a trotting horse, a hirue-s,
waon and the tistiil amount of boots,
hoods and otter hore trappings.
Tho newest thing which electricity
propo-es i- to -tcervu els without any
attention on the paitof the man at the
holm. The needle of an automatic
compa-s. by opening and clo-ing the
creu.t. kevps a ship on the course la'd
down without any intervention. All
that is access it y is to set the compa-s,
and the good ship makes a true line for
port. X. Y. Herald.
The law of finding, says a writer,
is this: The lir.dcr has a clear title
as.iiiibt the w orld. except tho owner.
Ihe propr etcr of a coach, or a rail
road ear, or a shop has no right to
demand the property fonnd on hi3
promises. Such proprietors may make
rerulat ons in regard to lost property
which will b'nd thoir employes, but
thev can not bind the public.
The decrease during the last ten
j ears in the value of fashionable lurni
ture is a striking economical phenome
non. More paint and les caning are
po-ibly the chief causes of the change.
Sighing swains are informed that the
wooden portion of any matrimonial
vcutuie Ihev mav have in view can now
be nndertake.i with fifty per cent, less
ea-h than would have bean necessary
in ld75. Current.
High chimnevs for factories nre
now becoming unneces-aFV. by reason
of the introduction of a new- kind of
oven. Adv manuiuciurer, it is as-
st-rtod, can place one of these ovens in
h a works and obta'n from every ton
of slack he uses coke worth two dollars,
lar and ammonia worth one dollar,
and 14,00 feet of gas to generate steam.
J'he coke.t.ir and ammonia will tiius.it
is claimed, considerably more thanjiaj
for slack, wear and fear, etc. A". Y.
Prof. J. W. Sanborn, of the Mis
souri btate Agricultural College, and
al-o Secretary of the State Board of
Agriculture, estimates the losses of
stork in that State during the last
w nter. from disease and expo-nreat
not loss than four millions of dollars.
The pr.ncipal loss by diseases has been
from cholera ill hogs and fiom et
po.uie from want of proper shelter.
Loss from di-ease, he states, could
generally have been prevented by
proper attention to diet and from ex
posure wholly by providing suitable
In nearly ever' r.V'lway stat'on in
London is a"-mall box on legs, painted
enmson, which ma- be called an auto
matic post-o!iicc. It is divided into two
compartments. On the top are aper
tures admitt.ng a penny, one being for
postal cards mid the other for enve
lopes. You drop a penny through the
slot and open a little draw er beneath,
and, prc-to, vou find a postal card.
Drop two pe'nrt'cs in the right hand
slot, open a corresponding drawer, and
-rti find a sttraped envelope contain
ing .i da'niv sheet of note paper. These
I ttle convctrenccs are the property of
A LitehPcld County (Conn.) cor
respondent of the Hartford Courant,
writing of manners and customs in
that recrlon tlftr Aeas? ago. sas that
"common people didn't own stoves
then; tlipy rented them of the rich for
twentv-five cents a month. Dr. Catlin.
of Litchfield, had o.uitc a number that
he rented. We well remember seeing
hira staff around for miles to collect
store rent. There werp no clocks in
school-houses; the teachers had noon
marks on the window-sill: when the sun
struck the mark it was noon: if cloudy
they guessed noon. There were clocks
in but families in those days:'
Sevcrul marriageable joung men
of Rochester, X. If., are iii a terrible
pickle. Thev have heretofore given as
a reason for not marrying that they
could not anord the luxury. About a
month ago several marriageable vonng
ladies pat their Jicads together and
prepared a docsawat proving conclu-
sjveij.Hiat.-i maa oji .tiw w
A Nation of Skaters.
Holland is the paradise of skaters, it
highways being canals that are covered
with ice nearly half the year. 'Ihe
ladies there go shopping on skates,
bo s skate to and from school, older
members of the family go to church on
skates, the postman delivers his letters
and the doctor visits patients on them,
and ev eu the solemn pastor moves ou
skates when he visits his parishioners.
Dairv maids skate to town with full
pails of milk, of which not a drop is
spilled, and farmers' daughters skate to
villages with a full basket of egg in
each halid. During the Spanish inva
sion several victories were won by the
native soldiers, who.on skates, suddeuly
moved on the forces of Alva, and as
quietly retired to their own camp. For
a period of more than four hundred
years the soldiers have been trained to
perform evolution on skates- s
tianae. OF eS&Qh
W. S GOPELAND,
Some Choice Pieces of
?ira-ra' v is fiTTfif
A few Homesteads and Timber
Culturo Entry Relin
quishments. Also Residence and Business lots
in the most desireable
W. II. GOPELAND.
GEOC 1 R7
STAXia Sb jztctt
ON - HAND.
Of All kinds.
Satisfaction &uaranteea?l, cw Ooi
IITfAC 7TUF MANHr THT DV K
Has a full stock of clothing,
HE STSLS CHBAP;.FOB CASH:
Keep a fall
DRUGS, MEDICINES, TOILET ARd
TICLES, PAINTS AND OILS;
PATENT MEDICINES, &c
Kecp a complete stock of
FROM A !5 CENT CALICO TO A SILK.
And in boots and shoes we take the lead in the Northwest, having
iust received 1000 piirs bought iu Boston for cash and will be -sold
at the lowest living prices.
Groceries, Elour, reed, Etc;
HI 11 m C1 Wt
J.:l.?l !i 1 &&9UL J-IJ-J Vi.i X-MJIM .
Siszf zaig fimw &sm WSwavj Un ts .
AT REASONABLE RATES.
LATH, Shingles, Sash, Blinds, Doors, Lime
AND IMPLEMENT HOUSED
mm i I.
everything usually kept in
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