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l&c WcMfct gaily gacjte: Jfouifcu piomiwg; gutgusTl?. 1890.
jr. IT". MUKDOCK, Editor.
For Coxoress.
of Sedgwick County.
For the State Legislature.
F2d DIstrlct-George Ii. Donslas.
fc3d Distrlct-E. V. Phillips.
Eith Districts. E. Henley.
County Officers.
Trobate .Tndce XV. T. Buckner.
Coonty Attorney W. S. Morri;
Clerk Circuit Court Chas. H. Lulinjr.
Superintendent Public Instruction I). S. Pence.
Commissioner Fiit District II. C. Smith.
A delecalo convention of tho Rppublicnni of Kan
Fnswill Im held in the city of Topoka, on Wednos
dav.theKdday of September. lS90.ut th hour of 4
o'clock p. m, for the nomination of candidates for
Chief justice of the supreme court.
Lieutenant coventor.
Secretary of state.
Auditor of State.
Treaurer of state.
Attoniev general.
Superintendent of public instruction.
Delegates to the convention mentioned abovo shall
be elected by county conventions, duly called by the
several county Republican committees, under such
rules and regulations as inny be by them prescribed.
The basis of apportionment of delegates to said state
convention will bo one delegate at lares for each
county of the st.atc. and one delegate for overy 03
voter or fraction of'.tX) or more votes cast for Eu
pene F. Ware for elector at farce in the election of
JRKS; under which rul delegates are apportioned to
the fceveral counties as follows:
J ki wards
f. Logan
9 Lyon
10 ilcPherson ..
, fi Meade
3 Morton 2
2IXemaha 7
. .. fiiXeO'-ho 0
... 7'Kosh 3
.... CiXorton S
.... 2I09HKB 10
. ...MOsborne .1
... !; Ottawa 5
... 4.Pawnee 8
... 81'hillips 5
... 7: Pottawatomie 7
... Ull'ratt i
... 2;KawIina 4
... 5 Iteno 9
... .THepublic 7
... 41 Hiee fi
Klmtey Sill Hey 6
Ford S Hooks 4
Franklin 7 Rush S
Oarfidd 2Iusell :i
O'-ary 4iSaline 7
(Irant SlScott ...... 2
-'ove 2,SoiItwiok 3
Ciraliam 3 Seward '. 2 i
ray 2,Shawnee 2U I
lireenwooil 7ShorIdan 3
firefly 2iShermHii 3
Hamilton SjSmllli ii
JIarper .VStafford 3
Harvey ruStanton 2
Haskell 2rStevens 2
Hodgeman 2Sitmner 10
.Tnekson t Thomas 3
lelTerson 7 Troco 2
Jewell 7 Wabaunsee f
.lohnson HjWnllace 2
Kearney SlWasiilnston .l
Kinsman SlWIchlta 2
Kiowa 2'WllMm (i
ljilxtte SjWoodson 4
Lane 2, Wyandotte ."15
Lcnvenwortli Si
Lincoln 4i Total 5fll
'i lie secretaries of the several countv conventions
air- Instnntwl to forward to tho undersigned sec-rotary
Rt Topekn, Kansas, a certifled copy of tho '
dentials of their several delegates. Immediately
upon the adjournment of tho county convention.
r-.iiucji-uL'uiuus iu oc received at iopeua not later
than tho evening of September!. From these cre
dentials tho Republican state central committeo
wll prepare a roster of those entitled to partlcipato
In the preliminary ortpmization of the convention.
By order of the committee.
, , HENRY BOOTH, Chairman.
BIOXS. HUTCH INS. Secretary.
A Brief Story of a Kansas Village That
Grew to a Great City in a Day.
In the Salt Lake Herald of recent date
we lind the following Tery clever and
tolerably accurate description of Wichita
and how it achieved its growth and
commanding position in so marvelously
short a time. The editor of the Herald
does not say that he speaks from per
sonal observation, but if he does not (if
he visited the city at any time within
the period covered by his brief resume of
the city he came and remained incog) he
certainly procured his information from
some one who knows. But here is
what the Herald says in its editorial
"Only three or four years ago all eyes
were turned in the direction of Wichita,
aud a good many feet were also turned
in that direction. It was the best adver
tied town in America, One could not
take up a newspaper which had nothing
to say about Wichita. The man of affairs,
no matter in what part of the country he
resided, was sure to receive by mail
Wichita literature two or three times a
month. There was a boom on. nnd
while everybody knew what that meant
everybody did not have the courage to
resist the seductive advertisements.
People by the thousands rushed to the
town, and millions of money were car
ried in. Immense buildings were erected
for business purposes; block after block
of brick, stone and iron went up
as if by magic; miles of costlv
pavement were laid, farms and
prairie land were divided into
town lots and sold at high figures, many
thousands of these lots being purchased
by parties in distant states who had
caught the infection from reading the
newspapers. In truth, Wichita was the
marvel of the day. Almost in a day it
had been transformed from an insignifi
cant village on a Kansas prairie into a
great city, full of life and business ac-tivitv.
'During all of this rapid growth in the
city the men at the helm were planning
to hold and sustain the city when the ex
citement should subside and everything
assume a nomal condition for solid, sub-
business. Many promises had
with this the Eagle again respectfully
presses the question upon the attention
of those whose duty it is to look after
the interests of the state and its people in
such matters.
Mr. Simpson in his speech in this city
Friday night admitted that if the Eepub
licans were sincere in their declaration
of principles as laid down in the Dodge
City platform, the Alliance or People s
party might as well draw off their can
didate and support the Republican nomi
nee, because the platform is substan
tially the same as the Alliance's. But
he denied that the Republican's were
and are sincere and in proof he quoted
from the last National platform and the
Dodge City instruments wherein he
fouud glaring descrepancies in regard to j
the tariff question. This, per se,sounded
pretty withering; until
'The firey kiss of the sun upon the
brown bosom of the earth sends a ttirill of
intense life along every vegetable fibre
and the long blades of the corn rustle with
delight in the warm and languorous air.
V hat is a short period of personal discom
fort when each day of the heated term
adds millions to the nation's wealth." To
ledo Blade.
If the conditions in northern Ohio have
for the past two months been similar to
those that have prevailed in this part of
the footstool the writer of the foregoing
rhapsody possesses the very essence of
logic and philosophy. There is no de
nying the fact that the heated term add
ed millions to the nation's wealth by in
creasing the prices of all food products
already on hand, but who can estimate
how many millions have been lost to
growing crops by reason of the heated
term supplemented by an unusual
TION. A delscat" convention of tho Republican Rrsnb
misslonlsts of Kansas will be held in tho city of
Wichita, on Tuesday. he Hth day of September, at
tho hour of 10 o'clock a. in., for the nom.nation of
candidates for
Chief justice of the supreme court.
Lieutenant governor,
f-ecretary of state.
Auditor of suite.
Treasurer of state,
Attorny ceneJal,
Superintendent of Public instruction.
The basis of apportionment of delegates to said
Ftate convention will be ono delegate at iaruo for
oach covtity of the state, and one delegate for every
400 voters or fraction of aw or more votes cat Tor
Euene F. Ware for elector at lat-Re In the election
oi ISS.", under whi It rule delegates are apportioned
o the several counties as follows:
t heroke
1 Ik
' rahain
Hamilton ,
Harper ,
lex ell
.......... fi
.. 3
.. 4
5 i
:s !
Montgomery. .
Norton ,
Oslwrno .
Ottiiwn ..
Seward.... ....
Sheridan .......
Stanton ,
been made, some of which sounded all
but visionary, but tho promises have
have been fulfilled and predictions veri
fied. All of a boom that existed finally
vanished, and tho air was left as calm
and serene as if there had never
been a flurry in real estate. Tho
boom was speedily put aside, and tho
people went right along as though there
had never been any excitement and wild
speculation, the few months of boom be
ing regarded as a trifling incident, and
that incident relating to individuals
rather tiian to the community. Such
improvements as were demanded were
undertaken and proceeded with. There
has been and is much building, but not
more than tho community, in its normal
growth, demands. In other words, there
is no boom building; there is no building
of importance that would not have been
undertaken if the spoken of flurry had
not taken place.
"AH tho ground that they cover.all the
progress that they make, will bo held;
there will be no backward movement for
the reason that there will be no advance
taken in recklessness and not justified by
the situation.''
stepped over on to his own party plat
form and went parading along with
sweeping strides until he struck the rail
road crossing, when he stumbled aud
fell sprawling over a misplaced switch,
so to speak. He boldly proclaimed his
party's demands for governmental con
trol of the railroads, but when he under
took to explain what that means, he
had to acknowledge that he did not
lully understand it himself. So,
too, when he came to the money ques
tion and the much vaunted sub-treasury
scheme, he vehemently proclaimed the
demands of the party he represents for a
reform, for a change, but in what shape,
just how it was all to be done his own
mind was not quite clear: in fact he
didn't know. Still he thought he was
the proper person for the votere of the
Big Seventh district to send to Wash
ington to reform the abuses that ap
peared to be more imaginary than real,
judging from the speaker's ability to de
fine them and suggest a remedy.
The Honorable Jere reminded tho
writer of the little boy who went visiting
with his mother, and who filled himself
up on green apples before dinner. When
dinner was announced and the little
fellow climbed up on a chair by
the side of his mother, she no
ticed he seemed to be in pain,
and to her question, "What's the
matter, Jere; what do you want?'' tho
little hero, between suppressed sobs, re
plied: "IL I's got the belly ache,
that's what I want."
ConprftMrnnn Dataisi cava Tnmc TTallntrall -ll
the Speaker not save any of his $5,000 a year either. Mr. Peters
Is probably riirht. But besides the $5.00). "Prince
Hal" will gh-e the people of Washington about ten
thousand dollars worth of whole-souled joviality
It will cost him more than ten thousand
dollars worth of jovialty to get there and
should he by some miracle, succeed,
jovialty is about all the Seventh district
may expect from him. But he never nan
be elected. Xo, sir. He can't come any
nearer than Perkins can. Arkansas City
The only comment upon this rejoinder
that seems necessary is to simply state
that it is the opinion of Democrat; who,
of course, is fernint everything and
everybody else is for.
The public is warned not to place con
fidence in the statement of the relative
numeerical strength of the different re
ligious denominations that is now going
the rounds of the newspapers. The
work of the census bureau on this point
nas not yet been completed, and any
figures that are now presented are un
official and inaccurate. The statistics
covering this field are awaited with a
great deal of interest, and should prove
abundantly valuable if they have been
secured in a complete and reliable manner.
The chairman of oach Republican Resubmission
fouuty Central (.miiiitt will forward credentials
IO the UllilCI.l'-ll-1 .Wrt'UrV at TniUl-D l.-onaua
1vI'el,.e,,,'n, ,nuet 'x received before September
1. 18!). By ordr or committee.
Emperor William of Germany recent
ly dismissed Count Seneschal von Liebe
nau for refusing to admit to his presence
n deputation of workingmen.
Vice-President Reinhart of the Atchi
son Rail road company says that the St.
Louis and San Francisco road is increas
ing its earniners at a sntisf.notnrv mt
and its expenses are being reduced in
Tho Democratic champions of Gov
ernor Robinson still have a chance to
show their faith by their works.by press
ing his nomination upon their party at
the state convention. Will they, "not
withstanding the fact that their consort,
the Alliance, didn't so AVillett? We
guess not.
A failure of the potato crop in Ireland,
which is said fo bo imminent, would
bring about a serious condition of affairs
in that unhappy land. Such an event
would recall the famine that devastated
Ireland a generation ago, when a United
States man-of-war carried over supplies
to the starving people.
The People s party nominated a colored
man for auditor and yet one of the cardi
nal princle;, of tho Farmer's Alliance is
that no nero can be a member. Salina
And this isn't all; that party also put
up a woman for a state office " knowing
full well that the women cannot vote for
her. An effort was made to give the
nomination in question to Mrs. M. E.
Lease, but that lady had the good sense
and we might say the interests of the
party sufficiently at heart to decline,
for the reason that she was not willing
to Ih? made a handicap for the party in
the pending race. As it is. the race ap
pears to be made up, on their part, on
Uie hippodrome order.
Major Ross Guflin, surveyor of the port
of Kansas City, has appointed a Kansas
man, Henry A. Williams, of White City,
his deputy. When Alaior Guflin received
the appointment of surveyor of customs he
was allowed but three deputies. The busi
ness of the oflico has been growing so rap
idly that the present force was unable to
discharge tho duties. Kansas has no port
of entry and all the imports of the state
must come through the port in Kansas
City. The volume of business is done in
Kansas. Major Guflin in selecting his
three deputies appointed two from Mis
souri and one from Kansas. When he was
I notified a few days since that his force
might be increased a Kansas man was im
mediately selected. Topeka Democrat.
Tho importance, aye, tho necessity of
having a port of entry established in
Kansas at somo accessible and conven
ient point has often been referred to in
these columns and pressed upon the at
tention of tho authorities m control of
that department of the public service, j
out so lar notmng nas been done and no
step taken in that direction. Tho cir
cumstance recited in the paragraph
quoted above of itself renews the pro
position and shows not only the necessity
lortJie establishment of such a port in
this state, but the reasonableness and
justness of our claim for it. Kansas
City is not tho only port of
entry for Missouri, that point do
ing but a comparatively small
proportion of the business done through
tho custom house for that state, which
fact is further proof that Kansas should
be afforded such a convenience and
facility for the transaction of her home
business within her own borders, upon
her own soil and by her own people, and
not be forced to go into a foreign coun
try aud depend upon others to do the
business as it ought to be done
here. The selection of Kansas
men as assistants in the work of this sta
tion in another state is something of a
concession, it is true, but it is a stronger
argument in favor of our claim as alreadv
set forth.
As to the point that should be selected
at which to establish a port of entry for
Kansas there may be a difference of
opinion, at least to the extent of
three or four localities, but all that
may be said in favor of either of the
other places applies with greater force
A report on labor troubles in the state
of New York has just been issued by tho
state bureau of the statistics of labor,
which report is lent special interest by
the present disturbed relations between
labor and its employers in that state and
the threatened rupture in other states of
tnat quarter. Ihe bureaus investiga
tions has led it to the conclusion that the
hope that the day for strikes and labor
disturbances is drawing to a close is
drawing to a close is purely optimistic.
There were in the five j-ears covered by
the bureau's statistics 9,3S4 strikes in
0,223 establishments, employing 173,729
employes. Of the whole number nearly
two-thirds were successful, while over
one-third were unsuccessful. The pre
dominating causes of strikes were ques
tions ot wages or of hours of labor.
Forty-one per cent of the whole number
of strikes were either for an increase or
against a reduction of wages, and of
these a little over 70 per cent were suc
cessful. Something over 18 per cent of
the whole number of strikes were for a
change in the hours of labor, and of these
nearly 77 per cent were successful.
Among tho strikes recorded 098 were
"threatened" strikes, and of these over
91 per cent were successful. On the face
of these statistics it will be seen tho bal
ance of advantage has inclined in favor
of the striking employes.
it is a notable fact that a largo prepon
derance of the labor troubles in this
country occur in the industrial districts
of the eastern states: we might say this
is almost exclusively the case outside of
a strike on some railroad or railway sys
tem in tho west. There is a point in this
circumstance that is worthy of the spe
cial and very earnest thought of our
statesmen and leading social economists.
The resemblance between the late
Samuel J. Tilden and the late Cardinal
Newman is said to have been so striking
that some of the New York papers,
which are always over jealous of any
thing that looks like trenching in anyway
upon the bageof Grammarcy s preserves,
were prompted to accuse the World of
using an old cut of the latter in its col
umns as a likeness of the decease cardi
nal. The friends of the latter had too
much regard for the proprieties to com
ment upon the imposition, if, indeed,
there was any practiced.
How foolish and worse than foolish at
this distance the quarreling and fighting
among the Central American states ap
pears. The people aro credited with
possessing at least an average decree of
intelligence and they have as fine coun
try and one as susceptible of improve
ment and of producing great wealth as
any quarter of tho globe. None of the
belligerants can afford tho exhausting
strain of war, and since there is nothing
substantial to be gained bv tho con
tinuance of hostilities it is criminal not
to stop the fight.
All the Alliance nominees were formerly
If some of the politicians had Professor
Snow's chintz-bug reputation, how they
would lalligag the Farmers' Alliance.
If silence is golden, then theXewton
Republican's support of James Hallowell
has the ring or the true metal, surely.
A southern Kansas man wants to know
where this country is going to get relief.
anyway. Has he looked in the Dodge City
It is almost time for the man from the
sand hills to commence soliciting aid that
is if he hasn't gone to Oklahoma to receive
a share of their $45,000.
Some of these days Vice-President Mor
ton is going to surprise the country by ap
pearing before Senator Ingalls and asking
him to permit him to preside over the sen
ate a day or two.
Mr. Willet's advocacy, throuch the
People's platform, of a service pension,
does not come from selfish moti-es. Let
us give him credit for that. He only
served two weeks in the army.
We haven't seen the Nonconformist this
week, but we suppose it is standing up to
tne principle implied in its name and
KicKmg" at something. A good motto
for the Nonconformist would be, "What
is, is wrong."
In the opinion of Jake Stotler, Cliff
Baker's boom for re-election to state
printer is going to be knocked so high that
Father Baker will have to import a
medium before ho will be able to hold
communion with its dilapidated spirit.
The papers of Atchison, moreso than
those of any other town in Kansas, mib-
lish long accounts of the Schweinfurth
scandal. The mistake Schweinfurth made.
was in not making Atchison, or a town of
the same temt)erament, his Bethlehem.
Charlie Scott, of the Iola Register, ought
to get something splendid from Farmer
Funstoa. The only trouble, however, is
that Mr. Funston, from the actions of the
other papers in the Second district, is
liable to underrate the value of journal
istic influence.
J ngalls has issued an order prohibiting
smoking in the corridors of the senate end
of the capitol. The senator can prohibit
men from smoking in Washington but he
can't stop them in Kansas. It is probably
for this reason that General Rice fumes
away, trying to -work up a little blaze.
The Winfield Courier says the People's
convention met in Wichita Wednesday
and nominated John Willets for governor.
tins, ot course, is a typographical error.
It is not possible that Ed Greer could over
look the "fine Italian hand" of the Topeka
politicians in the proceedings of that con
vention. One of our esteemed exchanges, the Ar
kansas City Dispatch, doesn't like the way
tho Republican papers of the state jump
around. The Eagle regrets that the Dis
patch is not pleased. But then the Dis
patch is not the only Democratic paper
that doesn't like the activity of tho Re
publican papers of the state.
Last Wednesday Henry Inman, of Ells
worth, who is well known in Kansas,
moved his family from tho house they had
long occupied to another in the same
neighborhood. On the evening of tho
same day while sitting in front of his new
homo he was dumbfounded to see his late
residence knocked all to pieces by lightning.
Ladies French balbriGgan vests 24c each, 2 for 43c. Th.v
One lot extra fine lace stripe nainsook, marked down to llXc, ortii 20c.
500 yards lace stripe marked down from 45o to 30c.
Vew fall dress goods, wool mixtures, 40 inches wide, at 22c a yard
Iiew fall suiting and novelty suiting chiviots, Tarruuplahis and tho latest
styles just received. Get your first choice.
Our great hosiery sale will continue this week.
White House of limes & Ross.
(Successors to Economy Coal Co.)
Miners : and : Dealers : in : all : Grades : of : Coal
Main Office 116 N Market. Telephone 301.
only federal question presented was
whether intoxicating liquor is so far dif
ferent from other property as to be tho
subject of police regulation. That it is,
there can, it seems to me.be little doubt,
for so it has ever been regarded in Amer
ica, and so it has been for centuries in the
mother country. It seems to me that tho
just conclusion is that under our Amer
ican constitutions there is neither exclu
sive central power nor absolute local in
dependence. It is. at all events, quite
saie to amrm tnat it can never bo expe
dient to build up a strong central power
at the cost of municipal independence.
If there is a right so old and so firmly in
terlinked with free institutions as to be
known of all men it is the right of self-government."
crop prospects has convinced the farmers
that this is an excellent cotton country,
and next year thousands of acros of Cana
dian county laud will bo devoid t cotton
An idea of the class of people who in
habit Oklahoma may Ihj drawn from tho
fact that at n recent enumeration in ono
district of this county, out of a population
of 1.S00. only three over the ago of ten
years were found who could uot rend and
write, says the Ei Reno Eacle. Thi, ux,
in a township the population of which was
made III) from tionrlv .a itnann ctui. In.
,.l,,,i: . is .', ..Tr. ""--
"uu'"B "nu ju ivnicn illiteracy is sup
posed to have-n firm foothold. It simply
indicates that only the more enlightened
people of the various states eauie to Okla
homa to live.
Who will be the
biggest man in the
demand ic
Cotton pickers are in great
j.exas. -uu yourseu a iitne.
The obituary notices would make, if thev
were collected, a good sized book.
A week from Wednesday and the new
legislators will step upon the sUie.
Payne county seems to enjoy a monopo-I3-
of tho People's party in Oklahoma.
They have begun to tack "Senator" and
"Councilman" to tho members names.
E. J. Mitchell, the man whom Milt Rey
nolds beat, is anxious to try it ovor again.
Several of the Oklahoma papers are fav
oring a c2U0,(Xrj appropriation for highways
from con
With all the evidences and there are
many of insincerity on the part of tho
Alliance in its pol'itican aspirations, and
in its demands for the righting of the
people's wrongs as well, it made ono
very emphatic denial of the mild im
peachment when its convention in To
peka snubbed the Democrats by reject
ing their proffered assistance if tho Alli
ance would only give them the chief
loaf, i. e., nominate their man for gov
ernor. It may have been a Sampson
act, but it took nerve to do it.
J. F. Hughes, of Hamilton, Iowa, de
livered at this office last week the two
volumes entitled "In Darkest Africa,"
written by Henry M. Stanley, the great
African explorer. They are tho hand
somest works that have been placed in
our library for a year or more, are
printed on beautiful "paper and contain
many handsome engravings and steel
plates. Several lare maps also accom
pany the books. Mr. Hughes has had
remarkable, success in making sales
through his territory aud is now busy
with his first delivery.
Senator Spooner thinks that if tho
country is bound to have hicch duty on
3 tin plate there ought to be a little com
j mon sense in the proceeding. He thinks
that after a fair chance the tin plate in
dustry does not develop as promised the
duty ought to be remit, ed without
further legislative action. The amend
ment introduced by him as an additional
proviso to the tin plate paragraph would
give the Pittsburg syndicate three years
to mako good its claims that tho industry
can be built up in this country. That is,
it at the end of three years one-half tho
tin plate used in tin's country is not pro
duced in this country then the tariff is to
bo taken oft by presidential proclama
tion. To our notion Senator Plumb's
proposition to remove the duty and give
the home industry a bounty equal to tho
proposed rate of duty for a sufficient
length of time to develop it here and
place it upon its feet and enable it to
compete with the outside world's pro
duct, is equally as practicable and in
finitely more practical. There is no
single article in the entire tariff schedule
upon which the protection issue can be
so clearly and pointedly drawn as that of
tin plate, and on that the issue will no
doubt be made: there is no use to go
farther for a salient point.
When such old chestnuts .-is P. P EHr
John Davis and P. B. Maxou are planted
with their toes to the dasies, there will be
a chance possibly for a reform party in
Kansas, aud not until then. K. C. Ga
zette. Well, didn't the Topoka conclave per
form that service to the worthies men
tioned with neatness and dispatch? And
not only so, but didn't it add to tho trio
that other brace of Democratic chinqu
pins, viz: Robinson andGlick, with com
mendable dexterity? And yet every
thing don't appear to be altogether lovely.
Sending the "green goods" circular to
"Prince Russell" Harrison must have
been a practical joke perpetrated by
some outsider. It is not at all likely
that any sharpers would think it possi
ble tor the son of a president of the
United States to be so viciously verdant
as to become the agent and accomplice
of counterfeiters. Harrison the younger
could scarcely be believed to be that
kind of a fool, whatever else may be
said of him.
The Sioux City Corn Palace this year
will be illuminated both day and night
by thousands of incandescent and arc
electric lights, a feature that is not only
new and worth traveling miles to see,
but one that will insure tho great enter
prise against the accident of fire that
frequently occurs in such structures
when lighted by other and ordinary
to Wichita, while this citv possesses ex
clusively the onlv reallv stromr noink; nf
reason. First, its commanding and uni- keep in practice, wo suppose,
versally recognized superiority as a com- snort months ago he was me
mercml metropolis by reason of the vol
ume of business done here. Second, its
unequaled railroad facilities, placing the
city in immediate connection with every
portiou of the state. And, third ami
above all Wichita's location aud railroad
lines makes it the first point reached in
the state from either tho Gulf or the
Pacific coast that has all the facilities for
accommodating the business required of
a port ot entry.
Other points of vantage possessed by
Wichita for this important commercial
enterprise might be given and those
stated could be enlarged upon, but the
foregoing is quite enough to bring the
matter clearly to mind and tlte others
will naturally suggest themselves, and
Colonel Anthony has slipped the
halter and is getting as anticky as an
unbroke broncho. He just kicks and
keeps a kicking, ami when h dnn'f
see anything in particular to kick at he
kicks up both heels in the air, just to
A few
merciless in
his rescripts at tlie Eagle for its notes of
warning to the party leaders against
further pursuing a line of policy that
promised only defeat to the party; but
now well, just read this, which is but a
fair sample of the Times' daily tergiver
sations: "If the Alliance will place in nomina
tion new men, honest, capable men, for
the various positions to be filled at the
fall election in this county, it is thought
v iu.ur inai uie jrvepuoncan countv
convention will quietly endorse their
action and thereby secure a new aud
honest administration, which will do all
in its power to stop the increase of our
bonded debt, stop all extravagance and
help liquidate our two millions of citv
aim county debt. It mar be the wise
thing to do.M
Three of the Georgia Democratic con
gressmen, towit: Turner, Blount and
Crisp have been renominated despite the
fact that they flatly refused to indorse
and advocate in congress the Alliance
subtreasury scheme. And the" Alliance
in those districts is so completely under
the ban of the Democracy that it
daren t make independent nominations.
And so it goes.
London is about to appoint inspectors
to go around and look after the morals
of the music halls. We have no doubt
that the morals of the music halls are
quite capable of taking care of them
selves, and that they will keep right
along, fust the same as before there were
any inspectors. Xo wonder that the
London public looks upon the affair as a
huge joke.
From the Enclneerin'.' Journal.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
company has had in operation for some
time on one of its passenger trains a
special arrangement for supplying steam
heating and electric light on " tho train.
This is done by a "light and heat tender,"
which is a special car designed by Mr.
George W. Gibbs, mechanical engineer
of the road. This car, which is carried
next to the tender and is mounted on
passenger car trucks, has an unusually
strong floor framing to protect it against
accident, and is covered outside with
steel plate one-quarter inch thick, tho
enu aoors oeing aisoot steel. It is thirtv
four feet long by nine feet wide, and "is
divided into two parts bv a partition,
which is also covered with steel plato and
divided with a steel door. Tim lnr
division is twenty feet in length, and
contains a boiler of the locomotive pat
tern, which supplies steam for heating
the train, and also for running the en
gine in the other compartment. Back of
the boiler are placed the coal boxes, ono
on easn side, leaving room between
them for the fireman. The water sup
ply is drawn from the locomo
tive tender. In the smaller
division of the car is a Westinghouso en
gine vi mieeii norse power, wmen runs
an Edison dynamo. This dynamo is con
nected with a switchboard, from which
wires are carried to the cars for tho elec
tric light. The engine and dynamo are
placed on one side of the car, and their
weight is balanced by a tank placed on
the other side, in which is carried a gup
ply of water for the boiler, which can be
drawn upon when the ensrine i de
tached, or in case any accident should
happen to the couplings connecting with
the locomotive tender. When the car
was first placed in use a st of storage
batteries was carried, in case the engine
or dynamo should break down, butthis
has been found unnecessary, and tbe
batteries are no longer carried. Tbe
sy.-iem nas oeen iounu to work inrv 1
well. In the summer time, when it a ' The b, Democrat i oat with a vtry
not necessary to heat the train th I ?yroo'" ' hi Meek. It hail been wiut
tpecial car is laid aside, and the dvnajno v i?Ufrt Ix ' PP 'n 0k"-
the locomotive boiler. coott apontb El Reao towi Mt, bo
id wonio-oe coaiaint ww informed by
Dr. W. II. Clutlor, of Oklahoma Citv,
is a candidate tor the assembly from Ok
lahoma couutj".
The county attorney of Loan will close
up all saloons and druggists who sell liquor
without permits.
The grading on the Choctaw railrond is
completed for a distance of seven miles
west of McAlister.
fudge Lowe, of Guthrie, has lieen men
tioned as the probable Democratic candi
date for congress.
The county clerk of Canadian has a
human skull for a paper weight. It was
picked up on the prairie.
The fact that Mrs. Steele is a society
lady would indicate that the social season
of Guthre will open early this season.
Down in Canadian county watermelon
are becoming a drug on the market, while
tho sales of Jamaca ginger tire increasing
The people of El Reno are just gettfng
the nice things Will Diven thought about
them. too. when he used to be booming
Reno City.
Another man in Oklahoma has found a
gold field. He had better quit tolling it to
people though. He might get the reputa
tion 01 a nar.
Mr. Buford, of the Oklahoma City land
oflice, only has a birthday once in four
year.. He was born on the 2th of Febru
ary, leap year.
The Republican? of Guthrie met yester
day for the purpose of nominating a candi
date for representative from the Eighth
representative district.
Mrs. M. W. Reynolds and daughter will
probably leave the territory and reside at
Lawrence. Kan., where Mr. Reynolds
owned some property.
Several of the candidates who were not
elected to the legislature, have since dis
covered that the old suit of clothes will do
very well through one more winter.
The government road to Minco to Gra
ham, Tex., by way of Fort Sill, a distance
of 105 miles, is completed and i the longest
singe line in mat section 01 tne union.
Mrs. Steele, wife of the governor, on
and daughter, were expected to arrive at
uutune last 'lhursday. The daughter is
a young lady;the.boy thirteen years.ot age.
Down at El Reno when a gambler ap
pears the city marshal gives him the choice
between being bustd at his own game or
a fine. Gamblers don't trouble El Reno
much either
The different towns in Oklahoma aro
letting their finger nail grow long so that
they can enjoy the scramble for the insane
asylum, penitentiary.deaf and dumb insti
tutes anusoforth.
The Guthrie Newg is ftebtinsr Harrv
Clark, census supervisor of Oklahoma. Mr.
Clark s sin bourns to be that he is young
and that his father-in-law in a friend of
Senator Plumb's.
Orrae.f. Martin, who has contracted to
deliver 2,400 cords of wood at Fort Reno,
states that tbe work will be com mencad
next week, and will probably be com- j
pieteti uy .ueeeniDer 1.
There will be meeting held at Norman,
Saturday, 2drd of this month by the farm
ers and laboring men of tbe Union Labor
party, for tbe purpose of organising tb
county of Ciereland.
Tbe People's party of Oklahoma
have nominated George W. Poekett. ot
Stillwater, Payne county, for representa
tive for Eighth district, awl C. B. Powell
as candidate for Second district.
Oklahoma City Journal: News from
".scogee is to the effect that quite a num
b - of Iudians were naturalised lately.
. ue ( herokees and Creeks were represent
m. Thej- are only a small number of
what is to follow. This is the second lick
of the wedge that will split the 11. I. T. all
J p. Opening of Oklahoma was the wsdg.i
and the election. jut past, the llrst lick.
on tne wedge. The taking of lands in sev
eralty by the Indians will novsr cense un
til all an- made citiiens of the United
states. It is inevitable and will settlo
this great Indian question thut has Iwon a
bother to the United Stntas since the dis
covery of America by Christopher Colli m
bus. Speed the day for it is best for all
Guthrie Capital: J. E. luem. G. G.
mans and G II. Bennett were up front
Edmund this week. The Sun, founded
and so ably run by the late Milt Reynolds,
came out only in small supplement form
this week. Next week it will go into new
hands. Today Mr. Bennett wfll qualify an
administrator of the Reynolds estate. Mr.
inans is a nephew of Mrs. Reynolds. Ho
was at one time a member of tho State
Herald company here. Ho camo out from
Hamburg, Mich., to where ho will return,
this week, accompanied by Mrs. Reynold
and her daughters, who will Ihj abseuC
somo months.
Purcell Register: The story lias lieeu
revived and the news ia again loiiig circu
lated of va.-t gold discoveries in the Chey
eiine reservation north of tho Red River of
lexas. Jt has been known for mnuy year
that mineral did exist in paying quaiititit:-.
in the Wichita mountainsandthat as soon
as the country was thrown opn to seUle-
meiiiBiaruiug disclosures will be made.
A gentleman has justshown us a specimen
rich with gold that he brought from that
country only a week or so airo. Somo
iwtrties from Texas a few vears ho went
hunting into thee mountains and to mnko
tho Cheyennes think they were hunting
gamo only, they carried their women alonR
with them. The redskius kept such a. cIomi
watch upon the party that they had but
little chance to prospect. Some splendid
specimens were discovered and brought
back. It is an open secret that several
parties have been known to go to thoso
mountains and that bo the latt ever heard
of them. Wo saw a partial remains of
a man, taken from the creek thai flow
from those hills aud could never learn anj
thing nlwut him. The &horiff of Clay
county had the remains placed in a nwwly
made grave and no doubt strange stories
could be told by this mnn had he ltvd. All
tne people along the border are certai a that
gold in large quantities will be foam! In
this country when the time coin. A Urge
Irty has been enlisted and is backed by
such men as Senator Ingab and Pliimli, to
visit the repu ted gold field and ? what can
be found. All this is to take place this fall.
o predict an enormous rush as soon as
the president shall declare lhi commLtv
open for settlement by hu proc laniaiteti
'ihe bwt part of the gold country i itfrMib
two hundred miles southwest of tfela
Tbo Inevitable.
I Mkr tbo mnn wba iun wkt h sm
wtfc.?Up triOBMjluist od a bi t of ehttzi
W bo OithU til dully tRto wtlkoiM twn
Sm hi htw fAll jit kr epi aiuUr1s trwst
That Oed 1 OcJ: that mmmImm . tru kk h.4.
Illi pUi vMH-k wit tor MoruU: a r
I !! wba fortoox. -lc !, vruritf kalrf rfr
Falis from hi rraip. bettr. -with o. a or4
IViin live in diftbuttor: atl not.
r low faith It imb; bat H hU hart.
or r murtanrt at bl humhirr kit.
Hot with a rmlio and word of kojx. Kit tnt
To erjr toller b 1oa U zit
Who, by a Uf heroic, conqotn fat.
YMta Caln.
Propose Payment In Kind.
From U MoPhrMw rtnwu.
The oast wants a high UeiS to k wp
tite price of their hop goods m nb
wants the gold standard to jrive her wm
torn farm produc at the lowest figure.
She fought a western maaur oWgaent
to advance the price of western product.
and the west phould now turn in with
Plumb to cut down tbe tariff and dxwpou
eastern product.
With the czar expatriating the Jews
ami the sultan, baiting the Armenians
the east is a part of the world that will
bear close watching thee dav? Asarfs
from their natural enmity, the -'unspeak-a.We
.Tllrk aml the "unspeakable- Rus
sian rival each other in their contraven
tion of the humanity that characterizes
modern civilization.
The delegates to the People's convention
at Topeka wore small rubber bands fa their
bouoa holes for badges. The simiacaace
of the elastic is not a anap." however.
Fnxa tbe IodlanpoJ! X-w.
Judge Elliott of the Indiana supreme
cvun, uuu ui tne most poputa
cans m tne state, create! qui
tion in his discussion of the local self
government, before the National Bar as
sociation. He spoke of the self-evideat
proposition that a free government is
necessarily one of checks and balances,
and continued:
"In -as?erting federal supremacy in re
cent decisions, the highest court of the
land has mo vfd throueh a wh- rhtntw)
and while It did widely and well to de
stroy heresy that threatened to destror
the commercial an airs of the nation it
has carried tbe doctrine of central pow
er U the utmost verge of s&fetr. I ven
ture in the exercise of a citizen's rigttf
to say that in one notable iraa. ai
least, the current of its thought hag out
run the lines marked for it br principle
and precedent. The decision of the court
in the original package cam u a strong,
and. with profound defferenoe, J
suggest, a dangerous amettkm 0
central power. If the police power re
sides ia the states, and tnat i tnc k
1 been time and time agaia adjedgeri, thej
tbe land officers ttutt hi application could
j not be considered, under the late i attrac
tions from tbe land oonuniasioaer.
semoiymaa tor we tAxhib district. Okla
homa wiil have 13 delegates, Losan to
Ciereland , Canadian S, KiajftsberTaaS
Payne 4.
El Reao Eagle: Some peonies, la wrM
to friends in Oklahoma, auflWrife, i3t
Ter." on tbe envelope, Oklahoma is an
more a part of tbe India terrftorr taaa
Iowa is a pan of LooJsiAna. H htm iu
own ttrrriioriaj government and a dissiaet
jrre name of its own that of Oklanocna
Tbe official maforlttu ' tu. .t-.ij
fJlhona City official as rfwn'by U
1; L pshaw. 2BS; Bams, Sfa. Xllle.- 4&.
Tfcecwncihnen sleet, who -err-antll Xr
1. IdlEI. ar C. A PtM j w o.i
uonnKotaick and Jbfan Brans. Tbos
to expires on May 1, tin. an J.
2" S" N x Mllfcr. F A. Hyan and
r. . otwadtm
Ei Keno Kjr: ft is wtinwtad tans a
lt one ttumsand bmimof cotton via be
onedla tab city tbi fjUL This will In
pS?r iair h'Wj onssd
Mieoaw wc ! tmrnndr
a as exjwiiasxrt; bet the mediaeval
A Revision Voice From Xeferaska.
From U Oaaa Dm.
The went ha demanded, and siili do
rmtndm, a revision of ton taritf. aad it
insists thai it shall be downward ai .
not upward. In this western cenotry
Itepublicaas are in liarmonr with the
oolr rational awl logical inprprfokm
of the pledges of the party to ta conn
try, awl vrjzfs the only policy which will
not be a mena- to the stability .tod tA
tenry ut tbr- ptrty.
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