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Saturday, August 12, 1893.
Hepublican County Convention.
A republican county convention will
be held in the court house at Wa-Keeney,
Kansas, on Saturday, September
2nd, 1893, at 1 o'clock' p. m. mountain
time, for the purpose of placing in nom
ination candidates for the following
offices : County clerk, treasurer, sheriff,
register of deeds, county suryeyor, coro
ner, ,erk of the district court to fill va
ycancy and commissioner for 2nd district.
The 'several townships axe entitled to the
following representation: Ogallah, 5;
telencoe, 3 ; Riverside, 4 ; Wa-Keeney,
14; Willcox,4; Collyer,. 6; Franklin, 3.
'The county central committee has rec-
pmmended thai the primaries in the
several yraships be held on Saturday,
August 26th, at 2 o'clock p. m.
S. R. Cowick, Chairman.
C. 3. Bell, Secretary.
Cleveland's message is before the
people for their judgment. "VVe are un
able to give it entire in this issue, nor
js it necessary as it contains but one
salient point, a single proposition the
unconditional repeal of the Sherman
jaw, There is no hesitation, no uncer
tainty about it. He does not intimate
hat he has anything in view except the
absolute repeal of the law to whose in
fluence he attributes the present finan
cial jdepression. There'is not a word of
concession or encouragement to the ad
vocates of silver. The democratic party
6tands before the country to-day as the
only party favoring the demonitization
pf silver. Whether, in this particular
instance, a democratic administration,
represented by the president, is in ac
cord with a majority of the democratic
Congress remains to be demonstrated.
In any event, all democrats who voted
for Mr, Cleveland did so knowing his
extreme yiews upon the money
prpblem and are therefore responsible
for his utterances and efforts on behalf
pf a gold standard. They are all acces
sories before the fact and cannot now
(disclaim responsibility.
Jk a recent visit to a crowded metrop
olis we happened to be in the vicinity, at
the hour of 6 o'clock in the evening,
where many laborers were employed.
The whistles had just sounded, as the
signal that another day's work had been
completed, and the' laborers, many of
them with their little tin pails, were
hurrying homeward. It was then per
haps that we came nearer realising the
meaning of the word ''Home" than ever
before in our life. A dense moving
throng, hurrying hither and thither,
passing and jostling each other on their
way; a cqnfused mass of human beings
a) winding their way each to a par
ticular spot and each bosom filled with
kindly emotions, which flow with a
warmer and swifter current as he ap
proaches nearer and nearer to his point
bf destination. One feeling alone per
vades this dense mass one impulse
alone hastens their footsteps. Home is
the powerful magnet that has drawn
them from their scenes of toil. The
fatigue, pf labor is forgotten as, as one by
one, they step aside from the bustling
crowd and enter the charmed precincts
his little world his heart treasury for
which toils, and cheerfully toils, know
ing well that the drops which labor
wrings from his brow, means the main
tenance of his humble Eden. Blessed
be lbat Divine implanted sentiment that
leads the heart to fasten on one spot
and that, wherever it may be, whether
in the whirl of business or pleasure
whether in the solitude of the desert or
pf tho ocean to that hallowed spot we
turn, as the needle to the pole, with a
constancy that is never wearied, and a
kindness that is never exhausted. The
sweetest word in the English language
is "Hprne."
We find it very difficult sometimes
to obey the scriptural injunction : "If
thy enemy smite thee on thy right
cheek, turn to him the left also." And
especially is it difficult to exercise such
a spirit of charity when our enemies,
in a spirit' of vindictiveness, or at least
with an entire disregard of the truth,
assail the land of our adoption. Our
patriotism is too intense for us to read
the many infamous slanders that are
being circulated in the east at our ex
pense and maintain that good nature
for, wiicl we have become so widely
noted. ' The following from the Albany
Evening Journal is a sample of much
pf the literature that is being dissemi
nated in the East at the expense of
western Kansas. It shows the gloomy,
dense and profound ignorance of the
writer, pr else stamps him as an unmit
igated prevaricator and libeler :
"But the infatuated believers in the
desert raht to try it again and so the
seed for one more attempt will be furn
ished them'. "There are men in the
stricken region who have been there
ten years and during all that time have
had but one good crop ; yet they hang
pn. believing that some day the desert
will be the garden spot of the world.
All they heed is water and that' they
cannot get. Their faith and courage, are
worthy o a more promising field of
effort.' ; J
It has "been calculated that if those
who have gone before us were all livingl
jind distributed equally over the surface
pt the earth, the United States would
hMx , population of at lease 6,000.000,-
fcv" J
Te little spring in the jnountarn
rock Incomes a brook, a torrent, a wide
rolling river, and a part of the fathom
Jess ocean, simply by pushing steadily
and bravely forward. 'In this country,
among people who are equally protected
and Encouraged, the secret of success
lies in the steady pursuit of intelligence,
industry, temperance and frugality. If
the great fortunes which dazzle the mis
judging poor be analyzed, they will be
found, in mot instances, to have sprung
from calm, patient and simple toil toil
which had an endurance and faith be
hind, and an object before it. So, too,
with success in whatever man seeks to
The Trego County Central committee
assumed to say who should be the dem
ocratic postmasters in Trego county.
Since they rendered their decision there
has been but one appointment and that
was not the applicant backed by the
committee. "We learn from good au
thority that some, at least, of those who
failed to stand in with the committee,
in the matter of the Wa-Keeney post
office, will not abide by its decision, but
are still in the fight and several of them
are quite sanguine of ultimate success.
Of course only one can be successful.
Politics seem to be exceedingly quiet
in our county, although there may be a
rapid under current that will shortly
come to the surface. The republicans,
who are candidates, apparently are con
tent to have the party make selections
and they seem to be making but little
effort for themselves. The opposition
are as quiet as the tomb. If they have
any candidates for the respective official
positions, outsiders have not been ap
prised of the fact.
Josh Billing used to say, in speak
ing of long sermons, that "a minister
who couldn't strike ile in twenty min
utes was boring at the wrong place or
had a mighty poor auger." Josh was
about right, and we might add that the
editor who doesn't write altogether for
"fillin' " had better study abbreviation
during the dog days that are now upon
We quit writing it " Wyandotte" sev
eral years ago because G. "W. Martin, of
the Kansas Citj (Kansas) Gazette was
so extremely sensitive upon that sub
ject. Now if the Gazette doesn't stop
writing "WaKeeney" with a small "k"
we will certainly be tempted to retal
iate by designating the Kansas metrop
olis as we used to before the consoli
dation. Wyandotte is a much more
euphonious name anyway.
We observe that "at the request of
Governor Lewelling," the police com
missioners of Kansas City appointed
the Governor's sister to the position of
police matron. We observe also that a
nephew of the Governor was appointed
on the police force at Kansas City. If
we have kept the right count ve believe
this is five of the Governor's family that
have been "taken care of" since he came
into power. "Public office is a family
snap. Iola Register.
The "Hold your wheat racket" has
been pigeon-holed by the populists, and
it will remain there until the govern
ment warehouse scheme is revived.
If, as the populists are fond of repeat
ing, the republicans and democrats are
one, why don't they ever fuse? We
pause a moment for a reply.
Secretary Smith Thinks He Will
Straighten Them Out and Make
the Appointments This
Secretary Smith stated to-day that he
would decide on the Kansas land office
matters this month. He would take up
the matter of consolidating some of the
offices and at the same time would make
the appointments.
Some trouble has originated in the
matter of consolidating the Garden City
and the Lamed offices at Dodge City.
The objection is raised that it will be
impossible to make the change under
the law. This position is being taken
here by some of the fellows who have
been interested by Garden City to fight
the change. There is, of course, a bitter
opposition shown from that city to the
removal as proposed by the commission
er of the land office. The opposition
was made known to the secretary to
day, who stated that he would, take the
niatter under advisement, and if it was
illegal of course the change could not be
made, but if it was not illegal possibly
he woufd feel it his duty to conlorm to
the recommendations of the commis
sion of the land office.
The secretary also stated that he had
decided definitely that he would not ap
point a man register of a land office who
is not a lawyer. No other need apply.
This will cause some changes in the land
office slate for Kansas. Fike, the mem
ber of the democratic state central com
mittee of the state, who celebrated the
Martin indorsement with some demon
strations and financial outlay, was book
ed for register, and it now appears that
since he has been turned down by the
secretary he will be forced to see Tully
Scott take the place of register and at
the same time look pleasant. For some
time it has' been understood that Scott
would make an effort to get the place,
no matter whether the ruling of the sec
retary concerning attorneys was pro
mulgated or npf . The Oberlin office will
absorb the Caiyker City office and in
this way be made desirable.
It also appears that Joe Pillon, who
wants to be register at the Garden City
office, will be embarrassed. The new
rule, as stated, will place him' beyond
the range of possibility and give a
chance for another man.
An effort is being made to get Joe Mc
Clelland, of Kingman, appohited to one
of the land offices in the Cheee Strip.
He is backed for the place by the GHck
fellows and they claim they will be able
to get him the job. K, C. Journal.
Atrial Navigation.
Among- the congresses 0 fce Jheld
jn Chicago during' the time of the
world's fair, the one which may have
the most important bearing' upon he
.future of the human race is,probably
that which has been convened for the
purpose of discussing the question of
aerial navigation. Whether the ma
chine which is being constructed at the
Smithsonian institution will be finished
inime to permit of its exhibition has
not transpired; but there will be mod
els by Maxim, the Englishman, and
others, which will be entitled to the
respectful consideration of scientists.
There are a great number of individu
al experimenters now trying to solve
this fascinating problem, and by a
comparison of notes it may be possible
for them to evolve some system of em
ulating the winged animals which
glide so easily through the air above
us. It would seem from the progress
which has been made in the last few
.years, and from the serious considera
tion which the subject is receiving
from mechanical experts, that a be
ginning in this method of traveling
will be made before many more years
have gone by.
A noted Japanese artist, K. Mori
moto, who recently arrived in Chicago
with his wife, is said to be the first of
his profession to visit America from
Japan. He has occupied high political
places in his native land, and, being a
gentleman of ample means, he intends
to take a house in Chicago, to stay sev
eral years. His principal object in
coming to America, aside from that of
gaining the knowledge which is ac
quired by travel, is to raise the funds
necessary for the establishment of a
school in Japan for deaf and blind
children. Instead of soliciting alms,
Mr. Morimoto proposes to give a series
of entertainments of a unique and
pleasing character, for which an ad
mission fee is charged, the proceeds
to be devoted to his philanthropic
It is a familiar fact that persons born
deaf are usually mute not from any
congenital defect in the organs of
speech, but from the fact that, never
having heard others speak, they can
not imitate articulate utterance. It is
probably true, too, that the source of
some current errors of speech among
those who are not esteemed deaf lies
in a defect of hearing. Many persons
who habitually tack on the "r" sound
to words ending in "w," say that they
are unable to distinguish, for example,
between "law" and "lor." It is not
uncommon to hear this mispronuncia
tion from the lips of New Englanders
not of Dr. Holmes' Brahmin type, but
it is difficult to draw from such persons
the admission of the error.
An interesting pension case came to
the knowedge of a physician in north
ern Delaware. He amputated a man's
leg some years ago because of a dis
ease contracted by the patient shortly
before. Later, when pension legisla
tion become more and more liberal,
the same man came to the same physi
cian to be examined preliminary to ap
plying for a pension. The ground of
the application was to be the loss of
the missing leg m the service of his
country. The physician, being a con
scientious man of sound memory, did
not give the desired certificate.
The phenomenon of double con
sciousness, so skillfully used in "Dr.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," is by no means
uncommon. Many mysterious disap
pearances are by it accounted for in a
manner wholly consistent with the
innocence of the missing one, and even
with his apparent sanity. A very sin
gular recent case was that of a west
ern judge who went away from home
while deranged from overwork and
became a day laborer under another
One of the curious features of the
New York sub-treasury count is the
number of bags which have never been
emptied since they lef tthe mint. Most
of the silver dollars now being handled
have upon their coverings the dust
which has accumulated since the last
count, four years ago. There has been
no call for them, and they have re
mained in the sub-treasury vaults like
ore in a mine.
A unique marital rite was recently
performed by Rev. William Mairer, a
celebrated colored divine of Clinton,
N. C. In addressing the groom, he said:
"Do you promise to protect her, to keep
her, not to go to Georgia, and stay
with her always, so help you God!"
The groom's love was strong and he
Notwithstanding the cry of hard
financial conditions, the country dis
tricts give no apparent signs of dis
tress. Money is close, as it always is
at this season of the year, but en
stable forms of security money in rea
sonable amounts is readily secured.
The secretary of the treasury has de
cided that all immigrant trains enter
ing the United States from across the
northern border must pass the boun
dary in the daytime, to permit the
most thorough inspection.
It is stated that a saloon in Chicago
has added two hundred and fifty thou
sand dollars' worth of paintings to its
other "attractions."
We learn from nautical records that
since 1840 thirty-seven, vessels of which
a part of the name was "City of' hav
been wrecked or.lost. r ,
U. S, land Office, Wa-Keeney, Kans?, )W -June
21,1893." JAW
Notice Jsfeerehy given that the following named
settler has Sled notice of bis intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that said proof
xriU be made before the register and receiver of the
U. 8. land office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, on Aosust
12, 1893, viz:
John K. Garland,
Homestead Application No. 22290 for the north
west quarter of section 23, township 15 south,
range 24 , west of the 6th p. m., Kansas.
He names the following witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of, said
land, viz:
Hugh H. Cawley, John H. Skinner, Thomas O.
BiaXsdelL, Austin Q. Gray; all of Ransom, Kansos.
6 24 6t Is Mobbox. Begister.
Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, J.
Notice, is hereby given that tho following named
settler has filed notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that said proof
will be made before the register and receiver of the
U. S. Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, on Au?
gust 12, 1893, viz:
Alexander T. Harvey,
Homestead Application No. 18303, for the north
west quarter of section 26, township 13, south
of range 23, west of the 6th P. M., Kansas.
He names the following witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of, said
land, viz:
Arthur S. Peacock, George Hobbick, Edward
Hobbick, Daniel Pershing; all of Wa-Keeney, Kas.
7 8 6t LEE MONROE, Register.
U. S. Land Office, Wa-Keeney, Kansas, ") v paoi
July 5, 1893. j ao. U84
Notice Is hereby given that the following named
settler has filed notice of her intention to make final
proof in support of her claim, and that said proof
will be made before the register and receiver of the
U. S. Land Office, at Wa-Keeney Kansas, on
August 12, 1893, viz:
Frances A. Fulton,
; Homestead application No. 19282, for the south
east quarter of section 24, township 14, range 24,
west of the 6th p. m.. Kansas.
She names the following witnees to prove her
continuous residence upon and cultivation of, said
land, viz:
Samuel L. Garland, of Ransom, Kansas, A. W.
Banks, Albert Banks, James M. Rinker; all of Wa
Keeney, Kansas.
7 8Ut Lee Monboe, Register.
Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, I .. n,
July 3, 1893. e I '
Notice is herooy given that the following named
settler has filed notice of her intention to make final
proof in support of her claim, and that said proof
will be made before the Register and Receiver oi
the U. S. Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, on
August 16, 1893, viz:
Hattie Cronk,
formerly Hattie Force. Homestead Application No.
18799, for the southeast quarter of section 22,
township 13 south, range 25, west of the 6th P.M.,
Sho nameB the following witnesses to prove her
continuous residence upon and cultivation of, said
land, viz:
James Tague and Patrick Wynne, of Banner,
Kansas; Daniel McKnight, of Collyer, Kansas; The
odore Courtney, of Wa-Keeney, Kansas.
7 8 6t Lee Monroe, Register.
U. S. Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, ") &.?
July 19, 1893. J NO' M
Notice is hereby given that the following named
settler has filed notice of his Intention to make final
proof in support of her claim, and that said proof
will be made before tho register and receiver of the
U. S. Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, on Au
gust 28, 1893, viz:
Philip S. Wright,
Homestead Application No. 14319, for the south
east quarter of the northwest quarter and the
southwest quarter of the northeast quarter and the
northeast quarter of the southwest quarter and the
northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of seo
tion 10, township 15 south, range 23 west. 6tU P.
M. Kansas.
He names the following witnesses to prove hi
continuous residence upon and cultivation of, said
land, viz:
Francis M. Hoobler, William Hoobler, Robert S.
Thomas, William B. Cypher; all of Willcox, Kan
sas. 7 22 6t Lee Mokboe, Register.
U. S. Land Office, Wo Keeney, Kan., 1 on,Q
July 24, 1893. J NO- U05S
Notice is hereby given that the following-named
settler has filed notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that said proof
will be made before the register and receiver of the
U. S. Land office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, on
September 9, 1893, viz:
George V. York,
Homestead Application No. 21212, for the north one
half of the southeast quarter and the north one
half of the southwest quarter of of section 24,
township 11 south, range 25, west of the 6th P. M.,
He names the folowing witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation, of said,
land, viz:
John Ebellng, Emery Cass, Hugh TIdboll, all of
Collyer, Kansas; Fred C. Schwanbeck, of Wa-Kee-Keeney,
7 29 6t Lee Mokboe, Register.
Land office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, ? w io-m
June 10, 1893, J o. WbOT.
Complaint having been entered at this office by
G. F. Martin against Victor M. Geer for failure to
comply with law as to timber-culture entry No.
1431b dated April 24, 1890, upon the southeast quar
ter of section 28, township 14, range 25, in Trego
county, Kansas, with a view to the cancellation of
said entry, contestant alleging that said claimant
has failed during or since date of entry to plant to
trees, seeds, or cuttings 5 acres or any part of said
land or cause same to be done; that said tract has
grown to weeds, and is entirely devoid of trees of
any kind and said failures still exist; the said par
ties are hereby summoned to appear at this office
on the 10th day of August, 1893, at 9 o'clock a.
m., to respond and furnish testimony concerning
said alleged failure. Hill P. Wilson, Receiver.
W. E. Saum, Attorney. 7 8 4t
Notice is hereby given that I will offer at public
sale, at my office in Wa-Keeney, Kan., on the 9th day
of September, 1893, between tne hours of 10 o'clock
a. m, and three o'clock p. m. the following describ
ed school land, situated in Trego county. Kansas, to-,
sec. twp b per. a. im. vaL
ne qr nw qr 10 14 22 $3 00
nwqrnwqr 10 14 22 3 00
ee qr nw qr 10 14 22 3 00
ew qr nw qr 10 14 22 3 00
Given under my hand this 8th day of August, 1883.
W. G. Marshall,
8-12 4t County Treas.
Notice is hereby given that I will offer at public
Kile, at my office in Wa-Keeney, Kansas, on the 26th
day of August, 1893, between the hours of 10 o'clock
x. 2i. and 3 o'clock p. m. the following described
school lands situated in Trego county, Kansas,
ne qr of nw qr 2 15 24 $3 00
nwqrofnwqr 2 15 24 3 00
Given under my hand this 25th day of July,
1893. W. G. Marshall,
7-29 4t County Treasurer.
SEND twelve cents in postage stamps to 39 Cor
coran Building. Washington, D. C and yon will
receive four copies of Kate Field's Washisgtow,
containing matter of special Interest Give name
end address, aad say where jos saw this adTertye-aaenj
' Barbed-wire, Fence Posts, Stucco.
Best grades of Hard and Soft
Constantly on hand
We lead in LOW PRICES AND GOOD GRADES. Those wish
ing to lay in their winter supply of hard or soft coal will do well to call
on ns. Yard south of railway track. -
A. H. Bbaib, Prest.
CAPITAL, $25,000
A. H. Blaib, G. L Vebbeck, D. Bannisteb, H. J. HiliiE, B. O. Wilson
Staple and Fancy Groceries
New crop California Canned goods
Nev crop Dried Fruits
New crop East'rn Canned goods
SiiPT make it a specialty to keep all goods fresh and clean,
and to deliver promptly all orders, large or small.
How much Furniture and everything in the
Furniture line can be bought for so little
money CASH at C. J FERRIS CO'S
I will furnish everything in the line of Under
taking that can be found anywhere. All calls
answered day or night.
JIIHgeo, baker, a
B Proprietor. jHr
A Good Supply
Always on Hand
-jv TEW GOODS! Just opened! The best line ever brought
N to Wa-Keeney, consisting of FINE DRESS GOODS
of the latest paterns, WHITE GOODS, LADIES1 and
of C. M. HENDERSON'S Manufacture.
Also a complete line of FANCY GROCERIES always in
stock at prices that will compete with any house in West
ern Kansas.
Come and get your dollar's worth at
De "Witt's Witch Hazel Salve cures piles.
De "Witt's Witch Hazel Salve cures burns.
We Witt's Witch Hazel Salve cures sores.
De Witt's Witch Hazel Salve cures ulcers.
Jones & Gibson.
World's Fair BuildingsNo. 2;
Just south of the 59th street entrance.
Dimensions 200 by 400 feet Cost $140,
000 Every lady should visit it. Don't
forget that the Union Pacific offers the
best service and rates as cheap as any
line to Chicago. No change of cars en
route via Kansas City and the Chicago
l& Alton K. R.
nor aaurnonai uu.orwai.iuu rau ou we
Union Pacific agent,
E. A. Lewis,
"WTa-Keeney, Kas.
; ' 5eet
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JD. Bannisteb, Vice Prest. R. 0. "Wixsox, Cashier.
ffAlhtafcl !
Best Prices
Hides & Firs.
Notice of Application to Purchase
School Land.
The undersigned hereby gives notice
that he will, on the 19th day of August,
1893, make an application to tneprobate
court of Trego county, Kansas, to pur
chase the following described school
land, situated in the organized county
of Trego, Kansas, viz: The southeast
quarter of section 26, township 15, rang
He names the following persons to
prove his settlement, continuous resi
rlarma on1 lmrvrmrflmonto inn. . T
Tunnel, residence McCracken, and John
Horton, residence McCracken.
Kansas, this 25th day of July, 1803.
C..E. Hpxtox, PctitioAsr.,
-a&SSsr ,
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