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Banner Tkego co., Kax, ?
Sept. 11,1835. '
There being no Township Contra Com
mittee in this Township, Jl, as a member
of the County Republican Central Com
mittee, announce that tho Republican
primaries, which, are announced to take
place on Saturday, October 10, will be
held at the usual voting place in the vil
lage of Collyer, from 10 o'clock a. h. iin
1il 4 o'clock p. a:, of said dav.
J. C. Browx
OgaiiIiAH, Sept. 9, 1885.
Tn accordance with the call of the
County Republican Central Committee,
the primary election in this Township
"will be held on Saturday, October 10,
1835, between the hours of 1 o'clock r.
:m. and 6:30 r. m.
By order of tho Township Central Com
mittee. C. C. Tetter, -
Gi-encoe, Sept. 21, 1S85.
W. S. Tilton, Chairm'n Rep. Cen. Com.,
Dear Sib: As there is no Township
Committee in this township, I would an
nounce with the consent of a portion of
he Republican voters of the Township,
that the Republican Primaries will be
held on Saturday, Oct. 10, between the
liours of 1 and 6 p. sr., at the Eillmcn
W. R Kin-g.
Ness City is clamoring for two
Buffalo Pake: nneds a, barber, the
Hog cholera is ssiid to rage cxten
eively in the vicinity of Downs.
-, ABAXD of traveling-in-style Gyp
sies have reached Gaylord.
Jack Skyder stole Mrs. Dalion's
watch and chain, and was thrown into tho
jail at Hays City.
Phillips county's district court
convened last Monday. Each term there
is two weeks long.
The Independent announces that
ike fair ground at Kirwin is being pre
pared for tree planting.
The Herald jots down 115 as the
-attendance at the Gaylord district school
. at its opening on Monday of last week.
Oxe year ago there was but one
colored person in Russell, tho Record
says. Tt says there are now forty or fifty.
The Star Sentinel calls Yost's
new mill at Hays the best west of Topeka.
It will bo ready to grind within two or
Rats are getting to. be such a
nuisance in Wilson that tho Echo is led to
advocate tho offering of a reward to tho
boys to exterminate them.
The annual re-union of the old
soldiers of Russell county is to be fceld
on Wolf creek on the 15th inst. Senator
Plumb is billed for a speech.
God "won't keep a young lady
pious who has her waste encircled seven
times a week by the arms of a spider-leg-.
ged dude. Rev. Sam "Jones.
Drunkenness is intemperance.
Jrorton Ciamffon. Yes, but intemper
ance lacks a big majority of always being
drunkenness of the alcoholio variety.
Mr. and Mrs. "W. H. Barnes, of
Stockton, wo see by last week's Record,
were to start last Sunday to Texas and
New Mexico, to be absent about six
Mrs. Wright, wife - of the editor
of the Iienora Leader, was 'seriously ill
last week, but when that paper went to
press on Thursday, her condition was im
proving. We are sorry to be afforded the
opportunity to record the death of Yin
iue, tho five-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs.IiafeC. Smith," of Stockton. Lung
fever was the aihnent.
The Cowboy declares that not a
hoof,of the cattle driven out of the Indian
Territory on Cleveland's order "has .been
apld-in J)odgo City. That paper declares
that the Dodge market is by no means
overstocked, snd that the 'demand for
i2s cattle is en the increase.
The Democrats ana Gi03nlacl:pro"of
Graham countv admit fhaithjpr.r.chad,
tho appointment o TvrUl" toUho "tfpl
brook post-office, fcir. the administration,
by promising to start and support a Dem
ocratic paper in the count;. . We wonder
if snch a bargain has not been made with
tho Democrats of Rooks .county, and if
the Stockton Democrat in not the price
paid for tho Stockton posi-oflice. Stock
And now Davidson, of tho Democrat at
Kenneth, has ben appointed postmaster
at 'that place. Tho fact begins to crop
out plainly that Cleveland has settled on
tho policy of appointing to a fourth-class
postmastcrship every fellow who is run
ning a Democratic pnpe-r or will premise
to start one. But Tcrrill will, porhaps,
bo beaten down yet by a righteous public
sentiment which has begun to assert itself
'against his general recklessness. The
Democratic central committee of Graham
county, wo are informed, have united in a
petition to tho Democratic gods to keep
the old man out of tho post-office. They
oppose with the keenest bitterness the el
evation of the man to a place of trust,
not merely because of his own putrid rec
ord, but because they are "dead set'
against his mistress officiating as deputy
P USEY S HE VELA TIQX.
J. C. Pusey pleaded guilty of defrauding
tho state-out of largo sums of money as
Warden Jones's chief clerk at the peni
tentiary. Judge Crozier, of the Leaven
worth county district couit, gave him
eight years in the penitentiary. Just fol
lowing his sentence, on Friday of last
week, Pnsoy unbosomed himself to a
Leavenworth Times reporter. This now
prieon convict declares that Warden
Jones and Governor Glick wore at the
bottom of tho conspiracy to swindle the
stato. Coal in large quantities, Pusey al
leges, was shipped to Atchison for the
use of Governor Glick and a son-in-law of
his, and Warden Jones, the same authority
relates, connived at this and other swin
dles to the oxtent of seeing that tho stato
was cheated out ofher dues in the premi
ses. Each interested citizens of Kansas
must, of course, bo liis own judge as to
the estimate which should be placed on
Pusey's statements. Outside of this con
sideration, however, is the fact that tho
political Democratic enemies of Glick and
Jones are at work magnifying the merits
of Pusey's charges. These men aie warm
on tho trail to defeat the confirmation of
Jones's appointment as IT. S. marshal for
Kansas. Thej' may succeed.
A DUUMMLRS DOSE.
Commercial drummers do sometimes
develop into just about the lowest speci
mens of humanity which can bo run
across. One of this kind had a time at
Kirwin a short time ago. He -went to a
baiber shop. It was run by a man
named Hyde a sort of invalid, by the
way. Hyde's wife assisted' in the' shop.
Hyde stopped out on an errand, and
Rauff such was tho name of the drum
mer made to the woman an improper
overture. She resented the insult.
Then Hyde came in, and- gave Raiiff a
nearly-killing beating. Rauff was un
happy yet. He sued Hyde. The cqse
was tried at Phillipsburg. Hyde was
fined 5 cents and costs, amounting to
twelve dollars. On Hyde's complaint,
Rauff was fined ten dollars and costs,
amounting to thirty dollars.
S. A. Haseltine &Bro., patent solicitors,
Springfield, Ale, send the Would the fol
lowing list of patents, which were issued
to citizens of Kansas during the past
Anderson, John N., and J. M. Sherman,
Chapman, Ellwood, Emporia, store-service
Lantz, Isaac, Lane, churn,
Ream, John A., Barnes, medicine for
"Wilcox, Reuben F., Augusta, adding
Two propositions occur to the
Wobld in the nature of a basis for esti
mating the probable result of the election
in York state this fall: It the Democrats
had not had control of the state govern
ment, the electoral vote of that state
last fall would'have been Republican, and
if the Democratic ticket in that state
shall be defeated this fall, the Republi
cans will in all probability ,carry the
electoral ticket in that state in 1888. .
STOCE. ZF-A-ZEajkEZIErG- THUS Z3JLSIS OS1 OTJS, X35TX)T7S:3?S
- KEESTEY, XA3TSAS, SATURDAY, OOTOBEB 3, 1885.
a;.iiatv:i.i.ivmABjl . tyst
Swaxk is the name of the boy
who got his own. cellar bono broken a few
dayss-ago whilo ho was trying to break a
Texas pony. Young Swank lives a few
miles south of Gaylord.
There are plenty of other papers
which are nearly enough like it for prac
tical purposes, but tho Lane County
Herald of last' week was destitute of a
line of news, local or editorial matter.
Tho most of its spaco was taken up with
U. S. land notices.
It was the front wheels of a new
wagon belonging to Moses Williams,
which were smashed by a moving railroad
train at Lenora a few days ago. The
Leader says a subscription of twenty dol
lars was soon raised for 'Williams, and
that he intends to sue tho railroad com
pany for damages.
Miss Hathsuuk-, of .Russell, the
Record relates, stooped down at tho rink
two weeks ago to-night to oil her skates,
when, on rising, she, in some manner,
sprained the ligaments of hor left hip.
She was carried home, and medical aid
was called. She was, at last accounts,
gotting along all right. s
St. Jonns" is having himself -advertised
in tho East as "late of Eansas, but
now of tho United States." Kansas will
be glad to hear that she i9 no longer re
quired to bear tho whole burden of re
sponsibility in a case co peculiarly op
pressive and humiliating. Great Bend
Tnbtt;ie. Heavy ordinance, well directed!
The Greenwood County Republi
can tells of peaches of a superior quality
being raised.. .on trees in that- county,
which aro sixteen years old- It appears
to the Wop.LD that peach trres aie the
very timber for the people in this and ad
joining counties to raise in largo quanti
ties within the next few years. They can
be grown hero now with greator safety
than trees of almost any other variety.
Piiop. Borin's Eye up at Oberliu
is trying to make it up with the G. A. R.
boys. His paper fouud considerable
fault with some of them for leading at
that place in the, Grant memorial sevices
to be more precise, for not asking the
citizens to take an equal part. To use a
vulgarism, the old soldiers did n. t tum
ble to the Eye racket, so it now tumbles
to theirs. They are generally on hand,
and difficult to down.
''Many Citizens" o Colby sug
gest, through the Tom Cat, that, J'looking
to tho good health of Colby our
hotels ought to clean the slop from their
back doors and sprinkle a little lime as a
disinfectant, as the odor which floats out
upon the air is sickening to tho many
who have to breathe the same." The
Would will, without the aid of "many
citizens," make the same suggestion to
such Wa-Keenej landlords as need it.
W. K. Young has shown the Be
loit Gazette a pig with six legs. The ani
mal lived until chickens picked it to
death. That paper remarks: "Tho head
and fore shoulders were perfectly formed,
but about the middle ofthe badkitwas
divided into two separate and perfect
bodied, each supplied with hind legs,
thus giving it a superabundance of hams.
Pigs of this breed would command a big
price in the market. Ivlr. Young will pre
serve the monstrosity in alcohol."
The Newton Republican says Sol.
jMiller is getting to be a worse crank every
week. SoL supported the ticket what
more do yon want of him? The defini
tion of a crank seems to be, a man with
sense and sand enough f o use it in oppo
sition to the contemptible humbuggery
and fraud of Kansas Republican-prohibition.
Junction City Union. Kow we
are vindicated the. The World was the
first paper in Kansas, as far as we know,
to call Sol Miller a crank. We did it a
year ago last spring. Deacon Martin, in
his Union, kicked, and pretty much the
same as said that; we might as well call
everybody a crank. But now we have
George Martin on the hip (wrestler
phrase.) Allen Lemon, the editor of the
Newton Republican, was superintendent of
public instruction of the whole state of
Kansas for four full years. Don't yoji
suppose he knows the definition of "crank?'
and how to appjy it? If he don't he
ought to be. hanged for raping that high
office But ye- think he does.
The Ellis county fair, which came
off at Hays City, was something of a suc
cess, wo judge from the lengthy report
which ap'pears in the" Ger. Am. Advocate.
Tho managers, however, were few in num
ber. They labored under the same ban
which generally accompanies enterprises
of this character in a sparsely-settled re
gion. Tho people did not rally to their
assistance. Outside ihe display in ;fine
arts and fancy work" and farm and gar
den products, but little can be said of the
success of tho enterprise. To be sure,
there were a few dairy and horticultural
exhibits, a bunch or two of sheep and a
hog or two, perhaps three. Those, we do
not claim, were all of that fair. We do
claim that they came entirely too near be
ing so. The few energetic men who in
stituted that fair should bo given the
proper degree of encouragement.
C. C. Woods, who has been nomi
nated by the Republicans of the Stockton
district, in Rooks county, is a banker at
that place, possesses business ability of a
very high order, and should, in our judg
ment, be elected triumphantly. There is
not a spark of senso in electing to the
office of county commissioner, men who
are lacking in the first essentials of busi
ness senso. It is, in many respects, the
most important position known to the
laws of Kansas. Mr. Woods is known
largely away from home. In the spring
of 188-i he was ono of the Kansas dele
gates to the national. Republican conven
Col. Prouty, of the Dodge City
Cazvloy, like Col. Caldwell, of the Boloit
Courier, is so nearly round in every direc
tion as to render the turning "of a eomerT
set a very easy thing, indeed. Thatis,
we should, indeed, judge so. But, as the
saying goes, we 11 oo switcliecl it it isn t
hard to toll how Prouty has sat down so
quietly on his own teaching and his va
rious schemes looking to the eternal
ranging of these western plains by the
cattle. He is as quiet now as a clam, and
we expect to seo him, by next spring, a
regular agricultural boomer.
This, from the Russell Record,
is just about as flattering as any of the
nice notices Avhich have been written of
us, and breathes a spirit o fraternal feel
ing that we appreciate thoroughly: "We
had noticed the name of W. S. Tilton, of
the Wa-Keeney Wop.IiD, was being used
in connection with the office of State
Auditor, but it struck .us that a boom of
that cort was rather premature. In six or
eight months the claims and qualifica
tions of Col. Tilton may be canvassed.
When the- proper time arrives we want
brother Tilton. to give us the wink."
The Reveille down at Jetmore is
more than complimentary toward one of
its neighbors. Listen fit it: "Gapt."
Glaspie is the worst old blister west jot
the Alleghanies. His talk is foul and in
decent. He is commonly known as the
Pawnee 'gasbag.' He was recently ar
rested for disturbing the peace at a school.
meeting, and sent to the Dodge City jail.
It was hoped, that Hodgeman county
would be rid of him for a time at least.
But he is back again. At this writing
weare not informed as to how ho broke
The Norton Courier extra of Sep
tember 15 is a credit to that ever worthy
journal. The extra is printed on good
paper, illustrated with "cuts of the busi
ness portions of the city north and west
of the public square and of many resi
dence buildings. These are accompanied
with interesting Mstorical data. When
enterprise is on the program, the Courier
must always be counted.
D. C. Milxer, of Atchison, who
writes like he wants people to understand
that he knows what he is talking about,
declares that beer drinking is more harm
ful than that of any other of the various
alcoholic drinks. He claims that beer
produces fatty degeneration, mental stu
por and brutality, and that the most
dangerous class of ruffians in our large
cities are beer drinkers.
The case of perjury before Com
missioner Tinney this week resulted in
W. M. SttdL Fred Soliday ana Douglas
Soliday being held under bonds of $350
each for their appearance at the U. S.
district court at JJeavenworth on the fifth
pt nextr month. Kir-ain Independent
Terjury ought, to be punished. -
Land Attorney and Real Estate Agent.
' CONTESTS A SPECIALTY. "
Wa-Keenet - - Kansas.
8. J. OSRORN.
QSEORH &. MONROE,
mtoraejs-at-Law & Real Estate Agents
JOHN A. NELSON,
Attorney at law
U. P. Lund Agent for Treyo, Gra
ham and Ness Counties,
WA-KEENET, - KANSAS.
Stock Kanches a Specialty.
Parties meaning business request
ed to write' me.
S. J. OSBOKN. IiEH MONROE. D. H. HENKETi.
- Qsborn, Monroe & HenRel,
REAL ESTATE BROKERS
And Loan Agents,
WA-KEEXEY, - KANSAS.
70,000 acres vnld and improved lands for
sale. Will purchase land in Trego and
adjoining counties and pay cash for samo.
$100,000 Money to Loan at 8 Per Cent.
S. R. Kogin. S. R. Cowick.
HOfflN & OOWIOK,
EEAL E3TAT3 DSALEES.
Will practice in all Stato and Federal
Courts and before the Government Land
Office. Special attention given to
Contests. All kinds of legal papers
promptly and accurately drawn
and business for non-resident
attorneys attended to.
1)0 A GENERAL LASD BUSINESS.
COKKESPONDENCE -:- SOLICITED.
Befekenoes. Trego County Bank,
Wa-Keeney, .Kansas; Tarkio Valley Bank,
Office upstairs in YfESTERN Kansas
CHAS. N. BENEDICT,
FRUITS 1 VEGETABLES
Wants to buy all the Produce, at
the highest market price, which the
farmers have to dispone of.
CallTand see me.
jjwjf W &&?,
SI3TG-XiE coip-sr, 5 CE3ro?s.
E. S. MILLARD,
AND FANCY GOODS,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO,
- W. B. KBITGMELD,
AND DEALER Ilf
Wagon Work & Wagon Material.
r can secure, on favorable term?, by
order, any article which I may not happen
to have on hand.
Strong and Durablt
Win Ur Time.
flVStad far aaa
Gall and see Engine
and Pump in operation.
R. G. EESSLER,
Agent for Trego and (Jove Co's.
W. H. Eeeler,
First door.north of Ditj drug store,
east side of Franklin street.
Everything in First Class Style.,
&? Jjwnr blow for J
HHKThe Land Agents, ft
HHRff? Wa-Kecney,Ks. j
ffiHlf$s! Branch Office at J
EHEirali Clay Center,Ks. f k
HVufik School Land and
lflPpHi Deeded Land i
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