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j I VOL. II. NO. 7. COLBY, THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1886. ."" " $I.so PER yEAR. '
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ijl? COUNTY DIRECTORY. I
llerk Jamrs N. Fike,
Treasurer X. IX Bean.
Jlegister o Deeds John W. Irwin.
Superintendent Public Ins't W. W. Walker.
itcprcsentatire W. H. Copeland.
Attorney W. G. Porter.
Sheriff W. H. Kinjjcry.
Probate Judjire M. L. Lacey,
Clerk District Court E. J. Paine.
Surveyor T. P. Chambers.
Coroner M. McGreevy.
( Frank Pinjrree, Ch'n.
Commissioners M. W. Wltham.
I K. T. Homing.
I. O. O. F.
Sunlight Lodge No.273, meets regularly every
Tuesday evening at Bcan'b Hall, at 7 o'clock
p.m. AUincmbcrsoC the order arc cordially
invited to attend.
Colby Union Sunday School meets every
Sunday at 10 A. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m.
Singing at 7:30 p. M.
Preaching at ii.p. m.
Sen-ices held In Mr. Bean's Hall. All arc
invited. "Whosoever will may come."
E. A. CROUSE, Pastor.
II. E. WELD,
Attorney & Counselor
Will practice before U. S. Land Office at
jberlin, or before the general land office at
Washington, and in all State and lederal
courts. Real estate and commercial law a
tseOllice, west side, over Central Drug Store.
Law, Loan and Land Office of
WILLC0X0N & HOVEY,
Do a general law business. Deeded and
soliool land for sal. Money to loan ow chat
tel or real estate security. Corrcsondence
Office, Cor. Franklin Av. and 3d St.
GEO. W. GOODSOE.
Attorney and Counselor atlaw.
RenlFMatc bought ar.d sold. Money
loarcJ u battel and id i n . fcccurits.
Office oveu AIIJ:-&so8' store,
Frank Pinohee, Notary rublic. Colby, Kans
L. W. Cox, Collector, Colby. Kansas.
PING11EE & COX,
We have choice rami's and wild lands in Nc
bi:ik:i, also school and deeded lands in Thom
as count v. Kansas. Locating done in Thomas
and Sheridan counties promptly and accu
M. A. Duff,
Att'y at Law.
W. II. Rekd,
DUFF & HEED,
Attorney at Law & Land Brokers,
53rVIlu. improved and school lands bought
and sold. Final proof impers made out. Col
lections made nnd prompt remittance, and
Ii 'j Special attention given to criminal practice.
53r"Onicc 1st door eat of Windsor House.
asBCZzro & Hxuuorct,
Real Estate Agents,
J3"Finc claims for sale. Locating douc.
All kinds of land, business promptly attended.
Money To Loan en Real Estate.
W. &. POUTER,
Attorney at Law
SrAH Mud business promptly and accurate
ly done and satisfaction guarantee!.
r ANUFACTURER OF BOOTS & SHOES.
All the latest stylcsin pegged and sewed
shoes and boots. Repairing promptly
k 1 nl.A ...A.I Un.Z - 1....1 fn.f
al years experience in the business, I c.ui safe
ly guarantee satisfaction,
First Door East of A. J. Allen's, Colby.
J. J. SEARS & SONS,
Real Estate Agents.
OAKLEY, ST. JOHN CO.
St. John county, U.P.R.IL, where all trains
stop. We arc doing a general land business.
Locating in Thomas and St. John counties
made a specialty. All kinds of land business
Grocery Store 1
W. H. ARCHER.
; fprA good selection of fresh groceries, also
cirrysoHHJCtothlHs and dry goods.
L Coal for sale at Reasonable
.OCTERBOUKNE, - KANSAS.
C. H. MARTIN,
PHYSICIAN - AND - SURGEON.
ESfOfflcc at Palace Drug Store.
M. B. TosrBMX. W. F. Sagek.
E. A. Halii Cashier.
Thomas County Bank.
Tomblix & Sager, Trops.
-Does a general banking business, loans
money, writes insurance, sells eastern ex
change. Collections promptly attended to.
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE.
COMPLETE Abstracts of Titlo for any
property in Thomas County furnished at
E. A. HALL,
Abstracter and Notary Public.
ALLIXG- & CASE,
Real Estate Agents.
Locating done in Thomas and Sherman
conntics. School and deeded lands for sale.
Office at Commercial Housc.
A. S, BEYMER,
St. John County, Kansas.
Does a general land business in
St. John and Thomas counties.
Attends to contests and other besi
ness before the IJ. S. Land Office.
Will locate settlers on government
RAWLINS - COUNTY - BANK.
K. A. HENDKIOKS.
Negotiates loans on real estate in Thomas
RawhiM and Cheyenne counties.
SSfTasytcj us ::rt quid ic : :is.
T. C. SIIBXKLTX,
Contractor & guilder
Estimates of work furnished. Sat
isfaction guaranteed. Sec mo before
City Meat Market !
T. P. FEEIIAN.
Fresh and cured meats for sale at all
W. R. SMITH,
The best grades always on
hand at the lowest prices.
Secoud door north of Cat Office, Colby. Kan.
W. R. SMITH,
ALL KINDS OF WAGON WORK
Material Always on Hand
JOHN A. WALKER,
Livery & Feed Stable
Good rigs and plenty of
Stabling and Peed.
CJOXjB"2 - TT A TTSA.S.1
Shop first door north of the Cat
office. General blacksmithing done.
Breaking- plows put up. If you want a good
breaker call and see the Kansas Clipper man
ufactured by VANCE BROS, at Colby, Kans.
Horse shoeing done, New Lays made. You
that have old plows to be repaired should
come in at once. All work guaranteed to give
satisfaction c r money refunded.
Give us a call.
Colby, Kan., Mr.rch 22d, 1SSC.
Commissioners uict pursuant to a call made
by the chairman.
Bond of Ira Jennings as assessor of Randall
Account of C. A. Smith as judge of electien
and return ef poll books for $3.00 allowed.
llovcd and earned to adjourn.
James N. Fike,
vttest: County Clerk.
Colby, Kan., Apiil Uth, ltfcO.
Commissioners met in rcpular session.
Members present, J'ranl: Pingrce, chairman
ot bouid, 31 W Witluun and R T lleming,
county commissioners, ar.d James N FiKc,
Minutes of last two meetings read aud ai
proved. The report of the coroner cccoptcd
and the following bills allowed as costs in the
inquest of Samuel Stcwardson:
M J McGreevy, coroner " ?SC5
Thomas Reed, juror and mileage '- fcO
A B Jaidinc, juror nnd mileage 80
LBcn-j, jui or and mileage 2S0
G uy D Ei b, juror and mileage 2 80
J A Murphy, juror aud uulcagu 280
W II Reed, juior and mileage 2 fcO
C T Howard, witness 1 00
J D Hayes, witness 1 00
Dr Douglus, M D 10 00
Report of coionur accepted nnd the follow
ing bills allowed as costs on the inquest of C
C Cross, deceased:
MJ McGreevy, coroner 17 Co
Thomas Reed, special constable 1 30
Thomas Rtcd, juior nnd mileage 5 '0
Geo II Hj att, juror au2 mileage 3 20
ABJardinc. juror and mileage 320
Win H Reed, juror and mileage 5 28
T F Sutton, juror and mileage 520
Fi ank Rector, jui or aud mii-'ago 3 20
Amos Mieis. witness and mileage 1 30
August Obci quill, v.itr.css and mileage 130
II H Dowdali, witness and mileage 1 80
M W Witham, w ituess and mileage 1 70
J A Ellswoi th, witness 1 00
C II Maitin, M D, attendance at inquest 10 00
The following preamble and resolution was
adopt ed and oidcied placed upon the com
missioners' J on i mil :
Wheieas , certain county wairants wcic is
sued on or about December 3d, 15A3, and have
been at divers time since said date up to the
piesont date by the chairman of the beard of
county commissioners, Frank Fingiee, and Ly
the county cleik of Thomas county, Kansas,
James N Fike, thereloie
Resolved, That we, the boaid of eounty
commissioiicrs of Thomas county, Knnsas, do
heieby ratil and sanction each and every is
suance of county warrants as above men
tioned, and nil the acts in any way therewith
Moved ami carried to adopt the following rc
poit of II R 'Veld, loimcrly appointed tocsm
j)ute folios fur transcribing and lccoidaig
recoids f 10m Shetidan county:
To the Houcrublc Board ot County Commis
sioners of Thomas county, Kansas:
Gentlemen Alter actual count of the num
ber oflwords contained in tho transcrit)iugand
iccording of tkc county lccortls of Thomas
county, Kansas, lrom Sheridan county, Kan
sa, I heieby ceitify that the following is a
coiiectsti'teinent as 1 venly believe, vi. :
Tmuscribing, nine thousand lour hundicd
and four aud Bfly-lle one-hundicdth lolios.
Recording, four thousand fl e hundred and
forly-tlu ce onc-hundicdth folio.
Number or marks and brands, 13.
To-. it lots, 1G1C.
Yours Jlo-t Respectfully,
II. E. WELD.
Subscribed in my presence and sworn to bc
loie me this, ictli day of April, A. D. ISSts.
JAMES N. FIKE,
kf.xu. County Clerk.
Moved aud can ied to ivject petition of the
citizens of Colby pertaining to the removal of
tlicv.ind mill in Colby.
Moed and earned to adjourn toApiil 13,
ICtG, at 9 am.
Colby, Kansas, April 13, 1SS0.
Board met puisuant to adjournment. Ail
membTS pie:e:it and countyclcrk.
Report of viewers on road petitioned for by
T. 1. Chambers was appro ed and elcik order
ed to instructthe township trustees in ton us
through which the road passes to open same.
Rcpoi t of viewers on road petitioned for by
W II Aicher and others was approcd and
clerk oidcred to notify trustees to open same.
Moved and cairied thai a to.vnship election
be called for the election ot tow; ship officer
for SUeiman township, May l'.tli, lSiVi. Clerk
o:Icrcd to have the required numLer of no
tices posted as required b law.
The clerk was instructed to notify AV W
Young, of Oberlin, Kansas, that the proposi
tion to furnish plats as proposed" is accepted.
Adjourned until one o'clock p. in.
All members nreseut and county clerk. .
Report of county clerk for monies received
as fees and c ish expenses examined aud ac
ccpteij. 3Io".ed and carried thai com.ty clerk be in
structed to tninscriLe and record Sherman
countj- records from Sheridan county.
The clerk was instructed to secure a room
for holding court.
The Sol lowing accounts were allowed:
Geo D Barnard &Co, deed record 17 00
Geo W Cnme & Co, bookstand blanks 174 10
E P Woccester, blanks and co. printing 13231
T P Chambers, surveying road 24 00
H A Miller, board of Kor 30 00
H W Miller, board and care of poor 1&3 GO
James Vy'ollen, overseer of ioor 13 CO
E A Hall, framing record? county trcus. 2 C-0
Win IIar cy, eiirCTf poor, ? days 13 00
Nelson II Porter, care of poor, 23 days 5003
Geo W Adieu. care of poonSO days 4000
J MXal, viewing road, 4 days 8 00
ALPcScLlhasdTuMy Svott furnishing
abstract of l:id, II'j entrfe-' at ten
ce:.ts per e.itry n 03
N J Adams coffin for peer and eCce stool 25 85
Win Harvey, attendance ut probate court
two ia;-3 3 ej
HE Weld. aMiig j udgej is exq mining
books of co-inty treasurer 20J
George W Wol!cn,x - vie ri: g oa ", r ui-
S W Parri sb, to viewing xoadsT ua J'5 S CO
at 90 cents per bushel.
Lumber, Coal, Implements,
Corn, Oats, Hay
STOVE'S, - Stoves, - STOVES,
At the Lowest Living Prices.
OERING & DOERING,
OAKLEY, ST. JOHN COUNTY, KAN.
W W Waiker, services as county superin
tendent and cash advanced 57 00
A J Senter, supplies furnished 8 55
A W FatchiK, ledger furnished clerk of
the com t 130
II E Weld, rent for county officers for
quaitcr ending June 4th, 18S6 37 50
II E Weld, labor computing the transcrib
and rerouting of t'- e records 40 00
W G Tortcr, salary of county aUorney
lor quaitcr ending April 1, 1S8G 4173
Chicago Lujnber Co., coal furnished 16 95
On motion board adjourned to April 14th, ut
9 o'clock a. in.
Colby, Kan., April 14tb, 1'.G.
Boaid mot pursuant to adjournment. Full
The following bills were allowed;
Smith, Walker & Co., medicine furnished
James N Fike, transcribing 429 folios 492 !W
Fran1: Filigree, to premium on insurance 20 50
Fi ank Fingrce services as county com
N D Bean, salary as county treasurer for
quarter ending April 1st W 25
James N Fike, balance on transcribing
and lecouling as per computation,
G073 folios v C6T5
Frank Collral, clerk of election 2 00
RT Heming. services as'coimty commis
sioner . " ""
M W Witham, services as county com
missioner " ls
James NJ-'ike, recording rlat, marks
and brand", getting description of
Sherman county lands, mileage in
pi ocui ing records 320 miles 37 23
James N Fike, balance on salary quarter
ending April 1st 129 81
Bonds or Thos B Hi-dicy and Valentine Jag
gar as deputy assessors of Sherman township
Tho following accounts were rejected:
State vs Kit Mndgctt, et al, also costs in case
of State s Orvill Edwards.
The foliow ingnamed persons were appoint
ed appraisers on school land described as fol
lows: section 10. townlB, range 33, In Thomas
county, Kansas: JC Fascll, Samuel Passell
and I Middlcton.
The clerk is hereby instructed to draw war
rants as follows: one for $37.30 to II E Weld to
pay rent and one lo the Chicago Lumber Com
pany for 1G C5 to pay for coal.
Moved and carried to udjourn.
Attest: Ch'n of Board.
Jamks N Fi kb, County Cleric
In tlv.spvnsia anil indigestion tlic tisc of
Dr. .T.'H. McLean's strengthening cordial
and blood purifier, strengthens the ex
hausted coats of the stomach, promotes a
healthv How of gastric juice, which is the
soleent of the food nnd impels the organs
which secrete it, to perform their func
tions vigoroiislv and with regularity, tor
sale bvX H. jlartin & Bro., and bmith,
Walker & Co
Is a black, stands 17i hands high and
weighs 1,600 pounds His sire Renford
1st was imported by E. Dillon, the cele
brated importer of horses of Gorman.
II! This burse can be found at "Walker s
livcrv stable. Those admiring beautiful
horse fiesh, should call and see him.
31. Don-elan, Owner.
Blood-Poisoning this dreadful malady
may result from a disordered liver and
kidneys, their action becomes perverted,
thcvbiood, loaded with bile and uric acid,
and a train of troubles follow. Use Dr.
J H ilcLean's Liver and Kidney Balm.
Forsale by C. H. Martin & Bro., and
Smith, "Walker & Co.
Colic, botts and worms in horses can
be cured by mixing the contents of a
11 i.ni(1nnf ri- J TT "TTjflr:'! Vol-
sumii ovum- " " --."--- ---
cmic OH Liniment, in a pint o: sweet r
aulK ana given us a ureucu.
Colic, Cramps, and Pains ia the Stom-1
acli. are ipucKiy susoueu uy laKing a icw
' ,it nf Ir. J n. Mj-Lean'.H Volcanic Oil
Lianncnt'on sugsir or m-xed in ynip.
'- FflOHEY TO LOAN.
Jloney to loan on .shortptiine. For
tormc iinuiv to j.ias. an ort . w. 1 li
ter, Colby," Kansas.
Pure clean German
Millet at $1.25.
J. E. Meglemre, Prop.
miBY IMPUMEKT MBM,
Dealers in all
Farm and Spring
lPWe hope to be a benefit to the farmers of Thomas
county, by fair dealing and keeping on hand the best makes
of Implements. Give us a call.
HOWELL BROS., Proprietors:
Have opened a yard in Colby and keep constant- 4 e
ly on hand" a full and complete stock of,-, ? k
t. , h .It
crive us a call' and'
prices are the lowest.
Central Drug Store.
.LU MAKES A SPECIAITT'OF ' ' " --';-lit""-w
PiUreDrugs and Medietaesr
Rvervthincr in our line
rVVhen yqiUare jii need - of pamteV.oJKL)er-
fumes, stationery and all:lc?nds'bf fdncj? no
tions: qoatjorgio give)urslfisey?Sir -H
I 7 , ' Moulton&Griffis, Props.
A. W.'Patciiin, Manager.
100 Bushel ;
SbrgKum Seed Tv
Lon Ikerd, Salesman.
U 1 1 v 5.. -. HiVi
of the best obtainable, ' J '
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