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COLBY, THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY i S, 1SS6.
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; r ! 10,000 acres of school lands in tracts of 160 to 640 acres at $4 to s6 J
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Loan and Land
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COLBY, THOMAS COUNTY. KANSAS.
1.1. E. AVELD.
Attorney & Counselor
Will practico boron TT. P. I-tin. Office nt
Oborhu. or bi-Iore tbetrtncrrtl bind otliep tit
Va-nnu'ton. and in U btatc and leooral
sourtH Kcal c-tato and coinuiorcml law a
'roinco. e-t -ide. o cr Ccntnil Drugstore
Law, Loan and Land Office of
WILLCOXON & IIOYEY,
T)n ajront-ral lav bu-n-. RccJcd and
school 1 mil ic r - lie Monej to lmiu o- chat-U-i
r iciI ctilutu etcuntv. COii-oar.dur.cu
OJhec. Cor. Franklin Av. and 3d St.
ULO. V. GOODi-OK.. '
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
It- ii Eatc bo'ijrht a-i1 -wild. Money
loaned on cnattti :uid real estate -tcunty.
Omtt OM-U Al-LEV i.EOt.' bTOKE,
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jBeing familiar with this country, we are
cash payment down; balance
for what you desire.
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ALLING & CASE,
Real Estate Agents, !
Locailng' rio'ic In Thniza-. a-i.i Plciinin'
coni'ti' Sc'ioolivil ilcf.lt! lit iU-i lor mJc t
Oltico at CuiruicrcII llou-t.
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE, j
rOMPLKTi: Abstnc: of Titlo fo- anv
mHMt mllKHims couiitj furnial.ed at
leutonubio nilc-. At i
THOMAS COUMTY BANK.
E A. "HALL,
Ab-traotci n id Notury Public
ZiESsSIETC:- &. HG3L22TG-,
eaS Estate Age.ntsp
f-Fme c!ihn for i.lo. Locating Ioi.o
All a-inils of hiud busiuosi prowptlr attoiulul
Money To Loan on Rea! 2state.
u. u. rijunuu,
Attorney at Law
;3TA11 land biiMnc-i prompt lj and accurato
lj rtono and satisfaction yuaranted. i
J. J. SEARS & SONS,
Real Estate Agents,
OAKLEY. ST. JOHN CO.
Tt. Jobncou-itj,U P. R. R. wbrro nil trams
toii Wo in-.-.: mi" si L'l'noml laid hn-lnoes.
Locatimr In Thoina- ar.d St- John counties
a..wlo n s-LcMty, Ah kinds of land busioeta
promptly uttoi'wed. "
A. !l. jAKDINr.
JAEDINE & REED,
Land locators. I
AVe have -hoitc fannsr.ud
school lands for ale in j
- Thomas couny, Kanszis. j
COlUtliSPONDENCE SOLICITED. !
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Thomas and Sherman
ABSTRACTS ALWAYS OK
prepared to locate you en jj
on twenty years' time at 6 i
Refer, ts the busmess men of Colby, and county officers of Thomas
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CcEby, - Thomao -
! Contractor & Builder,
Job M-Ho'tc l, c-tiinntcs lurnili(.l for all
,., r,,:m, (JI j burolu aiinmsr fiiU brackt t
v,uiu a "X tcuity.
Citv Meat Market
T. P. FEE HAN.
! Fit-all and cuied meats for .sale at all
JOHN A. VVALKEK, -
Livery & Feed Stable
Gool ligs and plenty of
Stabling and Feed.
Grocery Store !
V. II. AECIUiK.
S"A seed bLlcction of f re-h procories, nl-o
caii -.omo clothin? and dry feoods.
. Coal for Sale at Reasonable j
II. B. VANCE,
5l.op Oret dorr north of C t office.
itinnpaud rerairinp dono on bhor- i
or-t-hocinjr hti.l plow work" apv
i ..ork guaranteed. Gieiuoacuii.
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ALL KINDS OF VAGON WOKKj
pla.eria!Aiway6 on Hand.
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Counties a Specialty,
JHAMD OF VACANT
15,000 acres of deeded lands in tracts of 160 to 320 l h 1
acres at S3. 50 to $4 cash or on time. jj i-H 3
No charges for showing iands. We show lands j! (f) ()
free. Satisfaction ouaranteed. I H S
Locating a specialty. Timber claim for sale at jj j )
! from $25 to $500 each.
County, - Kansas.
Garden City Sentinel: Ieniy
Gioss, hoiies in Kansas fount-, is
eighteen 3 eaiA old and nct-r saw a
fiait tree, lailroad or telegraph line.
The other day he uent to LaKin
and saw a tiain for the fnt time,
and his lemaiks were: ''Darne'd if
th.at tiling can't haul mor'n an- ox
team that ever pulled oer the trail.''
Tin key ought to hae been named
' Goose." She has been constantly
plucked aliie for ovm a hundied and
lnf ty cars. In 1711 she tanked sec
ond in aiea among European powers,
standing net to Itussia She had
o or 130,000 squaie miles of tenitoi'.
about double the ne of Nebriiska.
To-day after suoeessie wars, she has
less than 3U.00O square miles in Eu
rope, or an aiia about equal to that
of New'Yoik. Leaemnth Times.
The fifteenth annual live stoek re
port of the Kansas City stock yaids
for the 3 ear ending December 31,1SS5
justieceived, shows that during 1SS3
the leceipts of 03 213 tars of stock
nunibeied 21,300 horses and mules.
221.S01 sheep, 50U.G27 cattle and
2335S;71S hogs. The total shipments
or the vear ere 306,577 cuttle, 2,330,-
hogs, 223;0SS sheep and 24.030
horse? and mules. Tue average
-A'ujlitof hogs for 1SS5, 280 8 lbs.
Tho Nuv Tecumch, with a mysteri
ous air, lelates that the "belle of Gun
dy'' has been making the editor of-a
paper out that way take water. That
seems strange. '-Silver Nickle." the
i name by which this fair feminine who
rides with a leg at each side of a
1.n-n oiirl chrw.fM lit-n si-.-LV. "NOldd
"w-"-j "" -" w -'
liaturallv be expect ed to make the gen
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tlcman take luskev. e repeat.
theie is an air of mystery in that
water cmestion. Leat en worth limes. 1
t Bill Nye savs: -Don't attempt to
cheat aa editor out of a years sub
scription to his paper, or any other
sum. Cheat the minister, cheat the
doctor, theat anybody and everybody,
but if you have any regard to future
consequences, don't fool with the ed
itor. You will be up for office some
time or want some public favor for:
And Locations, i
yourself or some of your friendsand
when 3 our luck is a tt-ing of beauty
and a joy foieer,' the editor will open
up on 3-011 and knock our air castle
into a cocked hat at the first the.
He'll sub lue you and then on will
cuss your stupidity for a driveling
idiot, go hiie some man to knock 3 ou Wor1 J5s morning published tflfe -down
and then kick jou for falling." ! following special from the Han isblljr
t. , , , " r,'dailv News of a strange andmsten-
DakoLi people are surely 111 hard - - -
luck. Unreasonable opposftion in the 'ous occuncncc at Millersburg. Dol
senate is doing what it can to dcstioy phin county, has been received here:
their hopes of living in a state, and, On Tluusday morning there was a
now the commissioner general of the jovial ciowd in the hotel there and
land office bobs up with the ugly in-! nhi,e tlicy WCIC imbibing. Samuel
founation that they Have no light hotter entered. Motter is wed known
even to live in a ten itory. He declares j through the countiy as a patent med
tliat the Indian title o 10,000,000 iclne peddler, and was 35 years old
acres of land in North Dakota has not ! Shortly aftcrwatd-. a discussion on re
yet been extinguished. Twenty ! --S0UJ subjects arose. The sacrament
thouousand people luue settled n of the Loid's supper was talked adout,
the laud, and it is piobable that the
Dakota blizzard will produce an ex
ceedingly cold day before they move
out. K. C. Journal.
Kansas still Clings to the Appella
tion of Sunny.
The press of the east ha e had a
gieat deal to say this winter with ref-l band and bread in the other Motter
erence to the weather of this statement along giving a bit and a sup to
and much spoit has been made of her' each. Suddenly when he was about
claims to the appellation of '-Sunny J through a strange noise was heard
Kansas." The slurs extended how- '----d on looking up the men saw a
ever fall short of their mark. It is a j sight that masle their blood run cold
fact that the people of the state ha e ' lind froze the marrow in their bones,
experienced some a cry cold weatkw, As near as the scared mcu cau de
but in the meantime, with very few ' scribe it, tbeyjdeclare that tliere was an
exceptions, all of the southern states immense, ill favored and foul beasti
f have been visited by snow falls rang-j
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ing m tieptii trom one to two ana a luulJ'ra vuu u-out-u n.. mm n
half feet, and the mercury has fallen b --s they rushed out into the opea
so' low in Florida, as to almost com-airand scattered in e ery direction,
pletly destroy the fruit crap of the arui finelly they all reached home ex
coming season. In Tennessee vester- ccPt Motter, who was away for a long
1 day snow fell to the depth of twenty-
i seven inches. The cold wave reached
j the southern portions of Texas doing
great damage. Those who left the
north to spend the winter months in
the south have been subject to weath
er very little different from that pre
Yesterday ''Sunny Kansas" assum
ed her old atitudc and the day was a
most beautiful one, the mercury rang-
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county. I h
mg about 33dem-ces aboe'
DeathvjUndor , PcculiariCIrcum
New York, Febcuiry S.-Thc
during which alotter hocame very
earnest in his talk finalby dared the
! men to indulge in an imitation of tha
Loid's supper. They aggreed to
have it with beer and bread and ac
cordingly bad a glass filled with that
beverage. They then knelt in mock
humiliation and with beer in one
with great cloven feet, pointed horna
1 ..a ..r- i,- Ani,ni Aw w;i. .;ij
time, and at last he arrived a maniac.
He was put in bed and doctors called,
but they could do nothing for him.
He roared, howled and prayed, declar
ing that he had seen the evil one and
that he was lost: His torture wai
terrible, but nothing could be done for
him and he died in the wildest agony.
His death bed scene is said to hav
been full of horror thatcaa hardly b
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