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Additional Locals on the fourth Page.
Tin- ( 'oi'imisMioncrs meet next Mon"
l:iy.
Tlitf Mmf were tliro-ijriil Saturday
even in jr.
Col. Whitley li:n
house nj.
he Ir-iiuc of lit uew
J. It. f'ruli-tni, of the. Nt'.vst, returned
from Colorado Tit-sl;ty.
Jinle Sjiit er left Moiulay for Urook
lyn, but will kooii return.
Van It. Holmes, Lsi., returned Stin
l:iy, after an absence of several days.
fSherman it Kit liard.-tou are going to
fell any good sewing machine ut $25.
That's business.
1'ruf. WcKli informs us his model
school js full. Two days' advertising in
the Daily lixed the tliiiir.
The new Emporia marble yard has a
stock of V."i,(HiO in Scotch, Irish uud
Ami r'u iiu 111:11 b!e and granite.
M. II. FM, the ioiulnr M. K. & T.
conductor, was in the city this week, en
route to Walton, to look alter his stock
ranch.
liev. tVm. ltullidgc, of Jacksonville,
Illinois, jncnclicd a most excellent scr
mon in the M. II. church last Sunday
t-veuii.g.
The Lt-l.tml Combination will give tt
grand matinee Saturday afternoon, for
the accommodation of those who are un
able to atlcud at ni-rlit.
We are glad to learu that Major Uig
grr, who accidently shot himself south
of Fort Elliott, Texas, some days ago, is
doing well, and will soon be home.
M.UiitiL.o. On October tilli, lit the
church of the Sacred Heart, by the llev.
J. Terrier, Mr. N T. iolau aud Miss
Katie A. Ieonard, all of Lawrence, Kans.
The western bound freight train w hich
pusses here at 2 :'M a. 111. ran oir the track
near the new round house Monday morn
ing, biiuiahing two freight curs and .the
eultoosc. No one was injured.
Martin S. Hamilton, a young man
who 111 an insane freak juuijtcd oil' the
Chicago & Alton train at Glasgow, Mo.,
last Friday, was brought here last Sun
day by conductor Ilix, of the A. T. & S.
F. railroad, and was to-day turned over
to his friends by the agent.
Solo Out. Dr. II. D. Kellogg has sold
out his po&t-ollice drug store to O. T.
Trimble uud AV. Ii. Irwin, two young
gentlemen recently from Columbus, O.
We understand the new 11 rm will enlarge
the stock considerably. The firm name
will be Trimble & Irwin.
EiAtcuTioN anoHkaiuxu. Those who
have solicited Mrs. Delap to form classes
in elecutiou and reading and any others
interested hi such classes or desirous of
private instruction, will please confer
w ith her nt her residence any time this
week.
I'lNAKottli. The choir of the Episco
pal church are now busily preparing to
give a fine rendition 01 Pinafore. Noth
ing will lie left undone to make this a
grand successs. Home talent will be
enlisted, and the good people of Emporia
are promised a rich trc,ut.
The streets were undergoing a cleaning
Monday morning by the boy s who got too
much benzine aboard Saturday night,
and hadn't the requisite "scads" to liq
uidate the bill for the city's otleiided jus
tice. Hoys, it's best to save your time
uud money by giving the saloons a wide
berth.
Colorado Specimens. We return to
our frieud Mrs. S. 1'. Chase our warmest
thanks for a generous gift of geological
specimens gathered by her during her
recent extended visit in Colorado. They
are of varied formations, and many of
them truly Jiaudsome. We assure her
this kind remembrance is fully appro
ci.ited.
On a large portion of our first
page to-day will be found an original
tale composed for the News by a local
contributor whose productions have up
pea red iu the News occasionally durin
the past. We don't consider it neces
sary to blow about our story writers.
poets ana correspomients our rentiers
fully appreciate their superiority, w e are
confident.
The Ottawa Daily Ucpublic in gets iu
fiome tall blowing about the hanilsouie(?)
girls at the Ottawa fair. Yes, but you
ought to have seen the girls at the Lyon
couuty fair. If you can, go into ccsta
cies over your wall-eyed, pug-nosed
flat-footed, girls, we don't know what
you would have clone had you seen the
display of beauties on our fair ground
Come over next year, Amusa, and we'll
introduce you.
The boys had some fun down at Chi
rago Mound school house the oilier
night. That eminent financier aud states-
man, Gehicl Demosthenes Humphrey
went over and made a speech which
"kinH-kcd the persimmons." Pepperagc's
Fourth of July oration waa left out in
the cohi. Tlic Chicago Mound Itepubli
cans udviso the Republican central com
inittcc to induce Oehiel Demosthenes to
stump the county this fall iu opposition
to the Republican ticket.
Every one in Emporia and many of
those who only pass through here on the
cars, have seen the unsightly, disgusting
and dangerous mud hole which has been
allowed to endanger travel and mar the
appearance of a prominent street all sum
mer long except when the dry weather
would occasionally convert it into a deep
rut. We refer to the swamp in front of
. the. Park Tlace Hotel. It is somebody'
duty to sec that such nuisances are abat
ed, and the people's taxes are collected
in vain when such neglect of duty is al
lowed.
Two Boo lis. T. F. Martin, of Alio
creek, has taken the agency for Lyon
couuty of "Navin's Veterinary Practice,
or Explanatory Stock Doctor," written
in plain and common language for the
use of the farmer, ureedcr, etc.. to ena
ble them to treat the diseases of animals
of all kinds. It is a work ol over 700
pages, anil is profusely illustrated.
He is also agent for the work entitled
"Noti-d Guerrillas," which gives a sketch
of the lives of such characters as Quart
trell, Bill Anderson, the James and
Younger brothers, and others of like ilk
It is by John N. Edwards, author of
"Shelby and his Men," "Shelby's Expe
dition to Mexico," etc. Mr. Martin Is
now canvassing for the sale of these tw
works, aud as be is a gentleman who has
suffered long from bodily injuries, w
licspeak for him a generous patronage
from our people.
all Mill register your uaiue
114 ! Voter.
You cttmioi vote unless your names is
reiristeTctl.
Tin l' are ouly 1muI JiOO voters r-ris-n.il.
Tlie city Iitw hImuiI 8X vot.-r.
Will tlic oilier :iK kK loft?
Dou'i I'utne up election dsy ami sa
ou funrol tt) register. You cau't vote
nlesM yur name is ou t lie list.
You have only a lew mora days in
h'u.h to register your name at the city
e!erk' ollU-e to entitle vou to a vote.
We tmderiiland the Greenback com
mittee Tuesday put It F. Hughes in
Domination us the candidate of that
arty for Register of Denis.
After this date the Emporia Library
ill beclotfed.' All persons having books
ill please return them immediately.
Oct. 8., 1S7'J. . K. E. Smith.
Clerks of school districts can be sup
plied with the school laws ot 18 1 a, by
ailing at the office of the county superin
tendent, over the Em poria savings bank.
Makkied. At the residence of Mr.
William Humphreys, on the Neosho,
Oct., 20th, 1379, by Kev. II. Roes, Mr.
II. P. Davies and Mis Mary E. liebb,
both of Emporia.
Drake says he is not running for office
but lie does want to shake the hand of
every Suuday school worker in this
county. You can accomodate friend
Drake iu this way by being at the coun
ty convention which meets here Oct.
5th and loth.
l.OOO Curiosities.
Tank Kte," by adoption a Chinaman,
but a native ol America, lx-aiuig the
name of Wm. Bailey, will deliver two
lectures here November 11th and 12th,
for the benefit of the M. E. church. He
urries with him 1,000 interesting curi
osities which heexhibitstohis audiences.
We have lieen reliably informed that
me of our county officials has aliotit com
pleted an arrangement whereby settlers
on the Kaw Lands can prove aud pay for
icir laud and at Americus without go
ng to Topeka. We understand he will
have blanks and full Instructions by No-
ember Hd. Pait of the blanks In: will
ave printed at home.
lender Dead.
News reached the city Tuesday that
the noted trotting horse lieuder, partly
owned by J. E. Epsleiu, of this city, had
died in Topeka. We learned that Drs.
Wilhitc and Miller, two veterinary ser-
geons, the former of this city, held a post
mortem examination of the horse at To
peka AVeduesday, after which Beuder
as laid away iu the Topeka lair
rounds, with the honors of fast horse
burials.
T. L. IJyau started last Monday for
. Louis. 11c goes to purchase a big
stock of carriage and wagon material,
and will I gone nlout ten days. Mr.
tyan is turning out some fine rigs just
now, among which may be mentioned a
w o seated pho?ton for W. T. McCarty.
double seated carriage for Col. II. C.
Whitley and one also for T. E. Welch,
of Elmendaro township, and a Whitney
side-bar buggy tor V. E. McMahou.
"A Little Moke Cider, Too." The
rrepiessiblo Mr. Beckwilh brought us
Tuesday a very nice jelly cake and a
pitcher of fine cider, presented by the
popular caterer,. C. J. Feist, to the News
Hice. These patatuble viands were
isposcd of with the relish that typos
have for good things. Mr. Feist is the
most enterprising and skillful baker and
caterer 111 our city, aud when you want
good things give him a call.
The Lyon county Co-oicration will
meet at Fowler's school house, 3J miles
southeast of Emporia, Saturday. Novem
ber 1st, at 9 a. 111., sharp. Preaching on
Friday evening proceeding. Every
body of members in the county, both or-
gnnizied and unorganized, should lie
represented. Business important to
every member of the church will come
before that meeting.
S.G. Brown, )
O. W. Miller, Elders
A. G. Wiliiite. )
To all Whom It May Concern.
Justice Fletcher leaves this city on
the 14th inst., to attend the grand inter
national convention ot the brotherhood
of locomotive.engineers, as a delegate, to
lie held in Kansas City, commencing
October 15th, to last probably 10 days
All cases filed in his office will (during
said interval) be attended to by
Justice Payne, and all cases to be heard
during Oetolier 15th to 25th inclusive,
will be heard by Justice Payne, or be
continued at the option of the parties.
Ciias. Fletcher, J. P.
ve you intending to come to town
next week? 1 lien arrange to come on
Wednesday or Thursday, and spend
what li.e yoiican iu the county Sab
bath school convention, w hich meets on
those days. If you have nothing else to
come for and take an interest in the Sun
day school work it will pay you to come
expressly for that. The subjects to be
discussed arc to the point, and cover
every side of the Sabbath school ques
tion. While you will have a chance to
criticise as much as you please.
From present appearances about two
or three hundred proud American citi
zens will discover, on election day, that
they have been deprived of the right to
vote by reason of their failure to register.
The law is explicit, and it doesn't make
a particle of difference how long you
have lived in the city, or how old you
are, or how much tax you pay, or wheth
er you are white or black if you don't
register you can't vote. So if you want
to vote, go to the city clerk's office and
register, There is not much time left to
attend to this duty.
The city schools have enrolled 750 pu
pils this j'ear, 200 more than wei en
rolled at the same time last year. The
board of educatidn have been obliged to
turn out all below seven years of age.
250 have been placed on halt time, and
notwithstanding the fact that the board
have rented all the suitable room that
can be secured, the schools are still
crowed odd must have relief. The rents
paid by the board would pay the interest
on iUite a good school house. Emporia
needs and should have a good building
for ila public schools.
Ladies, color your own photographs.
No previous knowledge of water-colors
necessary. Full instructions sent for $1
Address, - Miss A. Kinsley,
Care of Mrs. C. C Marble,
w 10t4 210, 2d Avenue, N. York City.
Strayed. From the residence of the
undersigned, in Emporia, during the
night of the 1st inst., a red heifer, 2
years old last June. She is a dark red.
with some white on the belly from front
legs 'to udder, short horns, turning
slightly inward, short, tapering tail, with
white brush, has been milking for tw
months; tolerably large udder for a
year old; front teats large, hind teats
small ; in good order, and a handsome
animal ; showing many of the points pf
the shorthorn. A liberal reward will be
paid for information leading to her re
.lr. l: r.i
covery, d&wlt II. W. McCcxe.
A MODEL STOUi:.
Uow .S;..-rmu & lUcliardson are Fixed
for liulu.
The Nkws has several times made
mention of the fact that Sheriunn &
Ui. hardson hud taken the whole of the
ground floor of the Nkws building, ex
cept the portion occupied by 'the land
office. Their store room is now eighty
feet deep, and most of it fifty f"ct wide.
In addition they have a large basement
stored with goods. ; Their improvements
and arrangements are now complete, and
with the assistance of eight clerks this
house is prepared to do and is doing a
large trn.Ie. All the departments arc
completely stocked, but notwithstand
ing this they have $i,0f worth of new
goods on the road. Their new carters
are fixed up in the most a; ..). id .-'.vie,
and they have for the use of lady custom
ers, a room nicely carpeted and furnish
ed with nicking chairs and lounges, with
a wash room adjoining, and other im
provements which ure new here in a
business house. It will do you good to
go in and bok nt their establishment,
even if you don't buy, and w hen you
want to make purchat.es the prices in
this establishment are so low that you
will hardly get away without investing.
This is without doubt the most com
plete dry goods palace in southern Kan
sas. New 11 us I lies Enterprise.
We wish to call attention to the Empo
ria marble yard.otherwise the Southwest
ern Marble and Granite Works. This is
one of our new institutions. For some
time Emporia was without an enterprise
of this kind, but enterprising Chicago
parties have taken bold and established
their business here. The concern owns
its lot and building, which are located
just opposite the court house. The
rooms are not entirely finished and the
stock not all. in as yet. Mr. F. A. Ad
ams will conduct the business, and be
is a man with whom it is a pleasure
to deal, from our observation. His sanc
tum is behind a large desk aud counter,
with marble tablets aud glass frames that
arc worthy of a bank. In stock at pres
ent we notice several tall monuments,
a large number of tombstones of various
designs, and a variety of marble slabs,
table tops, basins, &c, &c. They also
keep marble and slate mantels and
bracket shelves. We trust they will do
the business their enterprise deserves.
Lyon County Sumlay Svliool Convention.
Mr. Editor : As so many of our Sun
day School workers united in the request
that Gov. St. John lie invited to be with
usduriug our convention and that all
may know the result of that request,
will you please publish the following
answer received from him.
State op Kansas, 1
Executive Department, -Toi-eka,
Sept. IS, 187J. )
J. F. Drake, Emporia, Knnsas:
My Dear Sir: In answer to your
letter of the 12, inst., requesting my
presence at the Sabbath school conveu-
ion to be held at Kin porta ou the 14th
and 15th of October, I will state that I
fear it will be impossible for me to be
present at the convention, for the reason
that I have an engagement that will
probably require me in the western part
of the state at that time.
If, however. I can manage to get back
n time to attend the convention I will
o so. One thing of which you may
rest assured, and that is if not with you
lerson. that I shall lie 111 my sym
pathies, and prayers; for I look upon
lie Sabbath school as the nursery ot
all that is good and true and noble; that
tends to a moral, intellectual and physi
cal developemeut of our state; that com
mands the respect ami an mi rat ion 01
all good people.
V lshiugyoureonvcntion great success,
and trusting that much good may be uc-
ompHshcil,
1 nm, very truly your friend,
John P. St. John, Governor.
I. yon County Teaelier'ii Amtoclaion.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Teachers of this county, was held in the
county superiuteudnet's office, ou Sat
urday afternoon, October 4th.
The meeting was called to order at 2
. M., by Superintendent Wharton, pres
ident of the association. The Secretary
being absent, Eli Snyder, was appointed
secretary pro tern.
The president announced that the first
order of exercises would be plans, re
marks, discussions, &c. On opening
school the first day, be made some excel
ent remarks, covering a good deal of the
ground, when the members of the asso
ciation took up each topic, and discuss
ed it thoroughly.
The principal participants in the seV'
era! discussions were Messrs. Saxe,
Phelps, Snyder, McMahon, Hodge, Dry
er and Stone.
Teachers programmes were next taken
up and pretty well handled, all agreein
011 one thing, viz: that a good pro
gramme is a necessity. The subject of
grading pupils was also ventilated, and
many good remarks and suggestions
were drawn out during the debate.
It was recommended that each teacher
leave a history of his work in the school,
also leave the standing and progress of
every pupil, so that tlie next teacher
would know just where to commence
with each aud every pupil.
The next subject on the programme
was the study of insects, by Mr. A. A.
Wells. He being absent there was nothing
done with this. Music, by Mr. Kenne
dy, was the next thing in order, but Mr.
Kenuedy was also absent, and the sub
ject was left with the association to deal
with, which was done in a satisfactory
manner.
Prof. Welch and wife favored the
meeting with their presence, and dur
ing the talks on fair works and the best
methods of preparing work for the next
county fair, Prof. Welch made a very
pleasing aud iuteresting address, fully
showing that he came among us to work,
and that wherever be cotind find any.
thing to do.
Before adjourning the following mo
tion was moved and carried. That
committee of three be appointed ly the
superintendent to adopt rules and regu
lations regarding the work done by the
schools for exhibition.
The following programme was pre.
pared for the Lyon county teachers asso.
ciation which meets at the Normal hall
Saturday at 2 p. m. Nov. 1st. 1870.
programme.
I. Music.
II. IMities anil pleasures of the
teacher
EH Snvler
Ill
IV,
Ijong ilivison
r lura I1 re.lrick
ti)
Twenty minutes discus&ion.
A! usic.
How to snowed in the country
school I'mf. K. 15. Welch
V I. Clitic's refiort and adjournment.
Eli Snyder, Secretary pro tem.
KortmU Note.
Wednesday, Oct. 8th, '79.
liie building lias been progressing
slowly for the past few days on account of
the rain, and some joists that were delay
ed on the railroad. Brick-layers resum-
ed work agiin yesterday, and things are
going along the same as usual.
Carpenters are at work on the third
floor.
Boys were paid off last Saturday.
J. Q. Ashton came down from Topeka
Friday.
We have got track of Sterling. lie made
his appearance Sunday morning with a
huggy, and took us to Dunlap. Passing
through Americus, we met our friend
"Keno." Being in a hurry, we tarried but
a few moments, but "Keno" treated us
well while we were there.
Arriving at Dunlap, we found a little
town idl huddled together. Scattered
around the depot are cords of cut stone,
ready for ihe normal school building,
and Judge Foster's fine residence in To
peka. Mr. Steiling is also shipping stone
from this jxiint for the Lawreucc dam.
We enjoyed a very ni-e dinner at the
Aldricb hoi:se,"but am sorry to say, came
away and forgot to pay for it.
Everybody at Dunlap, takes the Em
poria. News; the stone cutters up there
said they would rather have the "News"
than any other paper.
We met our frieud loctor Sherborn
in the Duulap park. Several persons
wanted to know who that D. Proctor
was, down to the Normal school ; we re
ferred them to several parties (our lost
friends.)
The joists are all ou the third story;
brick work is finished ; cornice high, on
the south front.
John Hammond, the superintendent,
has gone to Topeka, to attend a meeting
of the State house commissioners.
Quite a number of visitors called last
week, but since the three little repri
mands that we received last week, we are
a little timid about mentioning names,
but then it is impossible for us to be on
frieudly terms with the women longer
t han a week at a time. Would say to the
normal school girls: you can call and
see the new building at any time. Your
names will not be mentioned (perhaps.)
We are expecting a visit from Horace
Bundrein, soon.
James Ginu returned from Lawrence
last evening.
Discouraged, we are. More on the 12th.
D. Pkoctok.
Council Proceedings.
Council Chambers, Oct 6, 1879.
Council met in regular session, Mayor
Gilmore in the chair. Present, Messrs.
Perley, Borton, Lowe, Davis, Theis and
Whittlesey.
Miuutes of last meeting read, and on
motion adopted.
Report of police judge for September
referred to committee on ways and
means. City marshal's report referred
to same committee.
Petition of Wm. Jay for hall license
for one year read, and on motion, the
mayor was instructed to correspond with
the authorities of five or six of the prin
cipal cities of the state in regard to their
rates of license for theatres, concerts, etc.
Petition of Watson fc Crowe to build
a sidewalk from corner of Gth avenue
north to lot "J3 ou Mechanics street, with
privilege of taking up same at their op
tion, was read, aud on motion, laid on
the table.
Report of city engineer in regard to
stone furnished by W. P. Sexton adopted
and placed on file.
Special committee on water-works re
port adversely on the propsition of W.
T. Soden to furnish water tor the city.
Special committe on water works be,
and are hereby, instructed to invile Rus
sell fc Alexander to meet city council at
their earliest convenience, to consult on
best system of furnishing water for the
uy.
On motion, city clerk instructed to td
vertise tor bids to build sidewalks as per
ordinance on Commtreial, Mcrcnants
and Constitution streets.
On motion, city clerk instructed to fur
nish the street commissioner with certifi
ed copy of resolutious requesting him to
resign.
Committee on streets and alleys in
structed to contract with parties on the
most favorable terms to put down side
walks.
An ordinance to satisfy the following
bums was passed: T. Fleming, Mar
shal for September, $40; S. W. Call, po-
iceman, $10; M. Bmlsull, policeman,
$-10; L. II. Hines, city teamster, $35;
Morgan & Bro., water, $7.05 ; W. P. Chal
fant, printing, $12; W. P. Sexton, Stone
for cross-walks, $140; D. M. Butcher,
special policeman, $5; J. L. W. Bell, on
contract for stone, $12.
Bills on clerk's desk referred.
Adjourned. M. BrRDSALL,
Acting City Clerk.
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Is a strict vegetable preparation, and
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Headache, Acidity of Stomach, coming
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time possible. You are not asked to buy
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therefore, as you value your existence, do
v to .w jwU - -.Dillon
& Co., and get a trial bottle, free of
cimrge, wnicu wiu snow you wuai a reg
ular one ttoiiar bottle will ao. Ask tor
Dr. King's California Golden Com
pound, and take no other.
B. Wheldon & Co.,
d!2t0
Emporia, Kan.
Is otice to Hunters. Any person or
persons found hunting or trapping on
my premises, the east half of &-20-13,
will be prosecuted for a violation of the
law. J. W Osrorne.
d2j(5tl-w39i3 nartford, Kans.
Lost. A red cow nine or ten years
old, bmnded on the left, hip, with letter
'J." inside of circle. Liberal reward
for information leading to her recovery
w3'Jt3 Atyeo & Herman
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Ten Years of Horrible Toetcbe.
Mrs. Sarah Hanlon, of East 33d street,
New York, for ten years bore, as patiently
as she could, the agony of a leg swollen
to four times iu natural size, which was
red and raw, and from which constantly
oozed a blistering secretion. One week's
application of Giles Liniment Iodide
Ammonia restored the hldious member
to complete soundness.
Giles pills cure headache.
bold by W. H. Sissler. Send for
pamphlet. Dr. Giles, 120 West Broad
way JNew 1 orK. Trial size 25 cents.
427310 4111
Purely vegetable and perfectly harm
less, is Ferbrina, the best remedy for all
cases of fever and ague.
Sola by Morth
& liyder.
O27310 wl
AMERICUS NOTES.
Edited by - Keno."
Monday, Oct. 6.
Some of the "kids" were inclined to
have a little row on Saturday night, but
a dampness was cast on their ardor by
Alex. Cunningham, and they finally re
tired better if not wiser boys. Boys re
member the European plan is best for
boys.
By selling cheap we make it pay.
For trade is active every day at M. Gib
son's.
Will Swim had a cow come home a
few days since, with a long handled fork
sticking in her side. The fork was four
lined and the tines were run in until
they held the handle out level. What
Will wants now is for the owner to
claim that fork. I don't want it it
ain't mine.
Simmons' Liver Regulator at M. W.
Gibson's.
Jim Crock everybody knows Jim-
Jim has quit farming and settled down
to the shoemaker's bench where he can
be found at all times. Jim's specialty is
either new or old work.
We still have a few quarts of cranber
ries in stock and the weather is a little
warm for them. Couldn't you favor us
with an order ? M. W. Gibson.
I wish to ask, editor News, if there is
any one who can tell the present status
of the "Kaw Trust Land." You have
already published in the News what
purports to be instructions from the
land commissioner, but it only mystifies
instead of instructs. What we want to
know is: What are the necessary steps
to be taken to secure these and when is
it to be done? Some one in authority
could put this in such language that a
man of ordinary intelligence could un.
derstand, but they have neglected up to
the present time so to do. Whole sections
are left out of the "instructions," in fact,
almost all the improved land is left out.
D. Procter called a minute yesterdey
morning, but we were just preparing to
take charge of our class in Sunday
school and could not entertain him
long. Call again D. P. when your have
longer to talk. Keno.
We are now receiving a nice line of
fresh crackers, jumble's, etc.
M. W. Gibson.
Tuesday, Oct. 7.
There wasn't a water-mellon, pear or
peach to be hail in Emporia yesterday.
Wc wish you to remember that we
have a splendid line of shirts, collars and
ready made clothing at J. D. Gibson's
one price cash house.
Miss Josie Cook, sister Carrie, and
their two younger brothers, moved to
town yesterday, to be near school during
the winter.
Ladies call and see our stock of fancy
dry goods and notions at J. D. Gibson's
one price cash house.
'Squire Miller has an office, pays rent;
furnishes papers to read; lights to read
by; a place where you can and will feel
at home ; i in the land business why
not patronize him in preference to curb
stone roosters that ain't in the business,
don't understand the business, and would
have to take you to Miller's office to draw
a deed or write a note or do any other
business. There is going to be a heavy
demand for land, both claims and deeded
land, and you will do well to place yours
in the hands of Miller, if you wish to sell.
Miller's office is "headquarters" in Amer
icus. Keno.
Hats and caps, the finest stock you
ever gazed on in Americus, at J. D. Gib
son's one price cash house.
Wednesday, October 8.
Miss Ida Showaltcr has gone to the
Cottonwood to spend a month with
friends. Don't go near the water, Ida
Clodfelter & Campbell were in town
yesterday buying hogs at $2.50 to $$2.G5
per hundred.
Mahon & Tressler are buying hogs and
cattle. Sam. Bell is buying hogs.
Mr. and Mrs. Richardson, with some
friends, were up yesterday to see how
Charley Grosscup was coming on in
Sherman & Richardson's .branch store.
They concluded that Americus was
"booming," and will build an addition
to the room occupied by 'Squire Miller
to accommodate his increasing business.
Miss May P. Estabrook went up on
the train last evening, and met with quite
an ovation here. Miss M. was on her
way to Council Grove, where she will
elocute" to-night, and if they do not
vote her on the top shelf as an elocution
ist as well as a teacher of elocution they
had best go into the grove and hold an
other council. Miss M may have more
friends in some towns the she has in
Americus, but they must be larger towns.
It would seem from the testimony of
Hon. J. W. Loy before the Ingalls inves
tigating committee, there was "a woman
in the case," at least she whispered in
his ear, ''There's money in it" Keno.
T)ueklon' Arnica Salve.
Tlie best Salve in the world for cuts,
bruise, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, tetter,
chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all
kinds of skin eruptions. This salve is
guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction ii
every case or money refunded. Price 25
cents per box. For sale by B. Wheldon
z CO., iimpona, Kansas. aiuoyi.
COUNTY CORRESPONDENCE.
Toledo Item.
Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Glad to hear from "Cousin Jemima.'
Messrs. Myzer, Miller, Lewis, Hyatt
and Frazier were our delegates to the
Republican county convention.
A rabid dog owned by some movers
was killed near Plymouth switch last
Sabbath, after it made several attempts
to bite the owner. Look out for hydro
phobia this warm October.
Miss Sadie Hiatt who is now attend
ing the Normal at Emporia, visited her
parents this week at Toledo. Her many
friends here will miss her presence this
winter.
This community boasts of a young lady
who had that peculiar courage, so lack
ing in the majority of her sex, to swallow
a raw oyster without pepper or salt, and
she received a dollar for this great feat
by a much surprised youne man who
was so foolish as to wager she couldn't.
Mr. Gallen went to the southwestern
portion of Chase county to teach school
this winter. Tom is a good teacher and
will give satisfaction anywhere.
Miss Annie Rambo has secured the
Toledo school. Annie taught a good
school last summer and will teach as
good a one this winter.
"Aunt Dinah.
Self-preservation is the first law of na
ture. This is fully d roved in many ways.
and in none more conclusively than in
the Immense sale of the Harris & Smith
safety lamp has met with since its first
introduction, x-eopie aesire saiety irom
kerosene ' lamp accidents, and hence
the wonderful sale of this lamp. For
sale by Norh & Ryder. w41tl
"It is a Gbbat Public Bsmcpit " TTiewe
sirniDcant wonls wfere nsea in relation to
Tbotna' Electrie Oil, by ft gentleman who
had thoronrnlr tested its menu ia hi own
ease lutTiX been eurcd by it of laments of
tha knee, ol tnree er roar yeara' standing, it
wkf wmw fails to remove aoreBeas am well as lame
ness, and la an tnoora parable pulmonic and
corrective. The advertisement In reg-nlar col
umn aeserves imiug. utu or n . n.Bisier
WEATHER KEPOKT.
SIGN'AL SERVICE TJ. S. A.
DIVISION OP REPORTS roi T-1II- nv.-rrr
COMMKKCJt AND lOHICL LI( n t
Table show in oaily and monthly means of
; ."" "icnnumeier, uiontniv Te
locity of wind, and amount ot rainfall, at
Ikxiife City Kansas, with the prevailing
direction fw:nj, etc , for the month ot
Highest barometer-
.Lowest barometer "
Monthly range ol' barometer
30.ft0
2".l.2Mi
0.791
5
as
i
niKocn teinperainre
Lowet tetniieratura
Greatest daily rauge of tem p. . .
ny range 01 teni. 7
Mean of maximum temp Rl 90
Mean of minimum temy . 64 its
Mean daily range temp ". ar"7
Prevailing win.i ' 'u,
Total movemen t of wi ml .". "& (V m nes
uigncst velocity l wintl an4 direction :
- . . . ...... 4-4 m iur hon v 4 rm l. , ..... v.
Number of clear iuvs 11
Number of fair-du .'s '" u
Number of clou.lv Uya on which no Vainoi-
snow fell.
Number of clou.lv
IWW foil
days on which' rain or '
Total number of .l ays ou 'wh ich raiu'or ViJow
............... J
d a? Vf, tr3t September 1 2
Eamiall r uai
J. W. EVERLY,
sergeant Signal Service. U. S . A.
ANNOUNCEMENTS.
Empokia, September 29, 1879.
Editoks News: At the request of
many friends, 1 hereby announce myself
as an independent candidate for the of
fice of Register of Deeds for Lyon county,
subject to the decision of the legal voters
of the county, at the ensuing election in
November next.
W40t5 ItlCHARD F. IIOGHES.
At the request of friends of all politi
cal parties, I will be a candidate for the
office of Register of Deeds, at the com
ing November election.
d&wtf W. P. Bkoadwell.
Announcement Extraordinary.
Pearsall enters the free for all race for
sheriff. Make room for the heavy weight
champion in the political prize-ring.
AYe are requested to announce Big
Hank, whose surname is Pearsall, as an
independent candidate for sheriff of this
county. He Is independent but aggres
sive, lie is more radical than Zack
Chandler or Jim Blaine, more conserva
tive than Horatio Seymour or Allen G.
Thurman.- On finance he is the peer of
old Greenbacks himself and does not
wish to be compared to such financial
glow-worms as Tom Ewmg, John Slier
man or Sam Wood, aud lie has a bigger
barrel than old Tilden. In fact he is
just the man (he thinks) for slierill of
Lyon county. Fearing neither man nor
devil, he snaps his fingers at such chart as
Jake Moon, Tom Ryan and Hank Lowe
and fully confident of his ability,he pro
poses to cry the sheriffs sales from the
east door of the court house for the next
two years. w39t4
The Marsh Ague Cure is the host.
The Marsh Ague Cure is the chenix-st.
The Marsh Ague Cure never fails.
The Marsh Ague Cure only 50 cents.
The Marsh Ague Cure stops the chills.
The Marsh Asruc Cure sulxlues tlie
fever.
The Marsh
Ague Cure removes
Ague Cure cleanses
tlie
the
the
bile.
The Marsh
blood.
The
Marsh Ague Cure expels
poison
the Marsh Asrue Cure (liquid or pills)
is for sale by B. Wheldon Co., urug
rists. di:M5.fcwlSvl
BARGAIN COLUMN.
Nine cows, with their calves, for sale
immediately. Inquire eight miles sou In
of Emporia, J mile east of railroad.
BCWtl A. l&AYMOXD.
When physicians recommend Bromo-
line a3 a blood purifier for skin diseases,
etc., it certainly must be good, wall at
our store and get a bottle of it. Sold by
JNorth 3S liyaer. uiiitowi
Wanted 80 or 1G0 acre farms sood
ordinary improvements, with water, and
especially timber; location not more that
ten miles from Emporia, Price not on
exceed $ 1,500. Parties having such farms
may hnd customers lor them by calling
Oil OIL 11. f-It tx UMAtlJlil,
d&wtf News Land Agency.
Strayed. A cow and calf, about July
1st. 1879 : one licht red roan cow marked
with crop and slit in risht ear and under
bit in left ear, with small liorns ; also
red heifer calf marked with crop on right
ear and under bit in left ear. Any one
giving information leading to recovery
will be liberally rewarded.
ASDKEW lllNSHAW,
w40tf 2J miles east of Emporia.
For Sale. Thoroughbred Poland
China boars, from 4 months to one year
old. The finest and best bred pigs of the
breed ever offered for sale in Lyon coun
ty. Prices as low as can be found any
where. w40t4 Lu K. Wright.
Notice. The Chicago Lumber Co.
are now prepared to furnish both anthra
cite and sou coal in quantities to suit
purchasers. Prices as low as the lowest.
W-KFII
Timber. Parties having timbertracts
of from ten to sixty acres may find a
customer by calling on us at once.
W4UU BTOTI.ER C t.KAHAM.
Smivifn Two bav mares, one heaw
with foal when she left, likely has colt
by her side now, has small running sore
on left jaw; the other one a light bay,
thick mane and tail, left hind foot white,
and is rather stiff in front. Will pay $5
for information leading to their recovery,
or s more liberal reward lor tneir re
turn. Gassf.tt fc OOl),
w37tf . Box bt, L,iiijHri.t.
Wasted A good, industrious loy, to
learn the gunsmith trade. Apply to II.
J. Piper, Emporia. w37tt
A Successful W ashing Mach ink.
The well known Sweepstakes Washing
machine is for sale at tlie Urange store,
Kmporia. Ladies can save a great ueai
of hard work and time by using the
Sweepstakes. It is a practical, reliable
machine, bcwii U. vv . uusii, Agu
Sheep Fob Sale. 11. T. Snediker &
Bro. have Merino rams and ewes for
sale. Hartford, Kans. wJ0tO
Look Here! Do you want to tor-
row money on ten years time, or iea,
payable in installments, at fair rates t
we can lurnisu n u you.
w37tf A. S. Smith & Co.
Wanted. At the Emporia furniture
factory 100,000 feet of firstclass walnut
lumber. w39iH-tf Arnold & Co.
A Good Plan. As "an ounce of pre
vention is worth a pound of cure" it is a
good plan to buy a bottle of Kress Fe
ver Tonic, and during the season when
chills and fever are prevalent, take a
small dose daily, thus preventing the
possibility of contracting any malarial
disease. If yon have the ague buy a
bottle and be cared promptly and surely.
The money refunded if it does not cure.
It contains no quinine- ur jwiwu, u
pleasant to take. w38mo4
Pensions and bounties obtained by C.
B. Bacheller. w37tf
Some Choice Locations between
south avenne, Emporia, and the Cotton
wood, on the west side of Commercial
street; high, well drained, with good
soiL good water and good title are for
sale; also cheap lots on Copley's addi
tion. Address
Mrs. E. D. McCollom,
w20rnoG Council Grove, Kansas.
Monet to Loak. Wm.Duguid.Ein
poria. Kansas. wBc2:ltf.
Everybody's Business.
For stationery, UUuik-books. pocket cut-
tlery, pocket-books ane lamps, to
1 . yoiiTg St liTPKa'a
A CABD- To all wbo are suffering from the
errors anJ indiscretion pf youth, nervous
weakness, early decay, loss of manhood, 4c,
I will scad a recipe that will core yon, FREE
OF CHABGE. This great remedy was dis
covered by a missionary in Booth America.
Send a self-addressed envelope to Eev. Jo
iiph T. Inmaa, Station D, Mew Tork City.
w&ji.
For Lone Star Oil, the family safeguard, go
to North & Ryder's.
A'k lor James Smith's Imperial cigars.
It you want a lrescrition neatly and care
lully com jwmtvltNl. go to NpRTaJt Rvdek's.
For delicate shades of mixed paints, white
lead, nils, and window glass, go to
Noktii & Ryder's
Jecli tics ami M)k handkerchiefs, "iall
styles," just received at o. 1 Justs ,t Co's.
FlfiK James Smith's imperial cigars.
For choice perfumeries, fine soaps and a full
line ol brushes, po to North & Rtdkr's.
Ayer's Cherry l'ectoral- the world's
great remedy for Colds, Coughs anu Consump
tion. 41-12
Joy to the Afflicted. One of our most
emiuont American chemists has discovered a
process whereby he obtains, in a palatable
form, all the active medicinal proierties of
the KasC Iuuia Cinchona bark, without dis
turbing the irritant and inert matter. In
this preparation tlie alkaloids are in their nsi
tive combinations, and the same proportions
of the ingredients are maintained as exist in
the celebrated bark irom theJiellpherry hills,
l'his preparation is called Clifford's Fb
kiFl'UK. and is fast taking the-place ol uni
r.iu and tie so-called ague cures, e'e, in the
market. J. C. UICIIaUDSuX. Frop'r,
For s;ile bv all drugKirts t-t. Louis.
wa-4U-4i-48
A Good riau.
As '-an ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure." tt is a Rood plan to btiv a iot
tle of KRte4 FKVF.lt TONIC and 'during
the season when chills aud fever are preva
lent, take a small dose daily, thus preventing
the possibility of contracting any malarial
disease. If you have the axiie, b'uv a bottle
and be cured promptly and surely The mon
ey ret un. led if it does uot curt. It coutHins
no quinine or poison, and is pleasant to take.
m 3lmo4
EOSCHF.E'S GEKM1S fcYKl P ran now be
purchased right at home. It is the most suc
cessful preparation ever introduced to our
people. It works like a chami in all cases of
consumption, pneumonia, hemorrhages, Asth
ma, severe coughs, croup and all other throat
and lung diseases. No person has ever used
this medicine witjiout getting immediate re
lief, yet there are a gi eat many poor, suilVr
ing, skeptical nersvus almut our streets with
a suspicious cough, ami the voice of consump
tion coming from their lungs, that will not
try it. If you die, it is your own fault, as vou
can go to your drusgist, J. A. Moore, and "get
a sample bott'e for 10 cents and try it; three
doses will relieve any case. Regular size on
ly 75 cts. wlvov
Market Quotations.
KM PORIA MARKKTS.
Corrrected up to Noon each Pay.
Kmpokia. OctolierH, 18.
HOl.K
SAI.E. ARTJCI.K3.
KKTtL.
('ruin, u4-r ltuhid.
Wheat, No. 3
Wheat, No. 4
Wheat, rejected
Corn, white
Corn, yellow
SOtoti
2
20
:u
torn, new
Oats
iisiiwa
iMlUKli
Kye
tator beans
Hax seed
Mo. k Kreil. hit 100 lbs
Ground iirn and mls
U round rye and oats
Cracked col n
Ml
ship siulf
run
M
$1 00
J Nt
3 jr.
3 25
a so
"i'm"
2 ii
3 110
3 110
2 -M
2 no
I 5t
a mo
2 70
2 'JO
2 TJ
2 .H
2 so
' 2 70
a oo
2 SO
"Vis
Hour A Meat, urr 100 lb
Harvest Oui'cm ic'oh
Wichita While Kose
liulileu ii l;i ill
Sodcn's Knirle
--V
S-V
fnow Flake...
Lit lie lleauty...
Armor's A A.
4.V
sx
Stout Bror. Jt Co.'s Uuecn
4.V
It & Jones' Ladies Fr'nd
4X ...
Taylor & W's Magnolia
4-X
Humphrey. Co's Kurek;.
ravoritu
4
" 2.V....
Graham Hour
live Hour
Corn meal V
liuckw heat Hour
Vrgrtaldc-s.
Potatoes, uer tuodiel...
1 oo
40
40
2U5
12,'at15
SO
5tn!
(ilolO
1
5U15
ir.
15
10
Turnips,
Unions, per terk
Cabbages, er head
30
loinaioes, er peel;
Itucts, ior bushel
kijsg plants, each
!Illlii.-ll, '
Sweet potatoes, per lb.. .
melons, cir.ii
I'oultry, I' roil ace, Ac
lmiicr, per 10
K kks, per dozen
Milk, per itiurt
Cheese, per lb
Chickens, live, per dozen1
" dressed, ber lb
UlolJ
it
7jU$2 40
iurKeys, live, each ..
uressed, jmr lb
rrcsn rrniin.
Apples, per bushel
1'eachcs,
Grapes, per lb
Lemons, per dozen
Oranpes. ,
Dried Fruit, por lb.
Aiiples
Alden apples
Currants
I'm itea
Uaisius
California plums
California pears
fitted cherries
Blackberries, new
Live Stork.
Fat steers, per lb
Fat cows, "
Fat hotfs.
Fat sheep, "
Calves, per head
Frelt luileh cows, " .
Horses, " .
Ponies, "
Mules, .
Own, " .
Krf-sh Meats, 4c , ner Hi
Beef steak ,
Roasts
1 Soiling pieces
Veal
Mutton.. ..
Pork
liest ham
Country ham
Shoulders
Bacon
ttried lxrcf, native. .
Oi-itul beef, buffalo
Sausage, home
Sausage, bulogua
Lard.
Wool, per lb.
Tub-washed.
Floece-wa.-.hed
Unwashed, medium
Unwashed, lino
Hides, per lb.
Dry flint. No. 1
Green
Green salted
80tol 50
10
50
50
1
15
iu
Into 15
tin
15
30
12,S
3to3t4
2u2'4
Z',to.i
St3
4-u-jIO
'iJ."uo:!5
4j20U)40
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atobi
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12
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8
13
15
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FOREIGN MARKETS.
Sew Tork Soney Ilarkrt.
New Yoke, Oct. s.
CJoverntnent bonds Weak.
Railroad bonds Active,
state securities Dull.
Money 4 a 1 per cent.
Discounts Prime mercantile paper, 5 a (l.'i
per cent.
Lit Stork Barkrts.
KiNSia CITY, Oct. 8.
Cattle Receipt. 2,:i::7: shipments. :ihI
winlered Texan steers, ii 15 a 2 3o; Colorados,
uwasii; naiive nu-crs. :i uu.
Ilogs Ueceids,2,473: shipments 375. Sales
at t i 10 a 3 27 S-
blie-en Receipts S,22U; shipments l,G.t.
o sales.
PT Lons, Oct. 8.
Cattle Kxnort steers, $4 .0 a 4 Oil; lair to
good steers, $3 00 a 4 75: do. cow and heifcr.
$2 00 a 3 00; feeding steers, 3 00 a 3 20; grass
Texan s, 2 x 3 16; corn-fed do- $2 a
3 75. Receipts 1,00; shipments, 2O0.
Hogs Packing, i 40 a 3 bo; ? i orkers an
P.nltlinores. ft lAaiiiO; butcher,' to extra,
$3 55 a 3 M0. lleceipu, S.400; shipmeDts, l.soo.
Sheeit r air to irood, ft 50 a '.I M; choice to
fiMicy, 3 00 a 4 00. Ueceipts, U00; shipments,
loo
Graia anil Produce,
Kansas Citv, Oct. 8.
Wheat Receipts, 3X220 bushels; shipment
SI 413 bushels; in store, X2 3j liiulu-ls. No 2,
asc; No. 3, Na. 4, Die, Corn IC
cipts 1,475 bushels; shipments, S.1S5 buslii Is
m store, uustieis: fto. 2 luixctl. ao.iic .
No 2 white mixed, 'Me. Oats, No. 2, 21c
live, ro. x, a.ic.
CniCiOO, Oct 8.
Flour Demand good, at foil price.
Grain Wheat. No. 2 red. $1 10: No.
spring, ft bs,' : No. 3 sprint;, 1 0"Jc. xru
3Wic. Oats 2?e. Kye. 5o. li.irlev.70c..
Provisions Pork. 10 40; shoulders. 1.1 W
short ribs, (5 70; short clear, S 00. Lard,
o 25.
St. Loci, Oct. 8
Floor Family. $5 00 a 5 70.
Grain W heat. No. 2 red. 1 ISW : Ko. S red
flllV-. Corn. 87o. Oats. 25&c. Kye,674c.
rruvisionn I'on, tiu w. iry salt meals
3u a o 40 i j a e ou. cjiro. o 20.
In the District Court of Lyon county, Kansas
Almerin Gillett, Plaintiff,
vs.
Elizabeth It. Kelghtley, John K. Alexander,
tt imam Alexander aua sir. Isabella Alex
amier. Defendant.
The said defendents and ench and every
of them will take notice that they have
1k- ii sued in the above er titled action, in the
above named court, and the names of the nar-
tics. plaintiff aud Defendant, roprrtivciy arc
astatel msaiil title; tnal atl plainliir pe
I it ion is tiled in said coutt airam"t thetn; that
said defendant ton t ans wit said petition on
or Itcfore the 2d day -f November. 1m7, or
sani petition win oe taken as true and luue
nicnt rendered accordingly for said plaintiff
and airain-t said .lielcndauts tor the sum of
42.0.00 and mtfrct from April 22.1. A. D
1878, and coU. And an order will be token
therewith to sell the following described land
in Lyon county, Kansao. to-wit: Kouth-west
jnarUr, Section S, 't ownship 21, B.inge 11, as
the property ot aai defendants which has
been taken in attachment in this action to
satisfy said judgment and costs.
ALMiiUISi GILLETT.
W4U3 Ifor himself.
COAL! COAL!!
qo TO
GIBSON'S
OOALBAXK, Arvoma.for eoo.1 f'oaL We
keep a suppl;
uiilv alvrsvs on nanus
r alry on hands, at the lowest
prices,
wlra
tjood sbc-licr for teams.
s.
S. GIBSON
FOR BARGAINS
IN
DRY GOODS,
BOOTS AKD SHOES,
Carpets, Oilcloths and Rugs,
GO
D. Tliomas & Go's
NEW DOUBLE FRONT,
Corner of Commercial
EMPORIA, KS.
n the District Court of Lyon county, Kansas.
K. Borton, PlaintilT,
t s.
K.lizabeth R. Keichtlev, John It. Alexander,
William Alexander, Sirs Isabella Alexan
der, widow of David Alexauder, aud S. 11.
Do'ljre, Dcteudants.
1 he defendants and each of them will take
notice that ttiev hav been sued in tlie above
nn ' court, and that plaintiff's petition Is
It-d iln'rein ; that said defenduuts must an-
ut'i- sum plamtiirs petition on nr before the
2d ilav of Ni vi-mtier, A. D. Ism, or said pe-
tiou w ill be t:i.keu as true aud ul2metit
rendered nrvordini lv; that plaintiff is the
wner and tn the actual and lawful iosessiou
f the followiuir described laud in I. von conn- t
Kansas, to-uii : southwest quarter ot sec-
ion 2. low iiMp 21, ratine II, and that plaintill s
itle be forever tiiticted against any and all
laims oi' i-'ii.l lU'icu.lauls or any of thru)
herein; and espi cialiv the claim of all the
telendaiils except s II. !K.lire to title tosahi
land under a patent irom the t uned States
nd intermediate conveyances tliereuuder
themselves: and also especially the. claim of
said S. II Dodire to his lieu lor taxes on taid
and for taxes paid bv him and his irrantees
from A. D. 1 Mil to lsTl inclusive ; aad that
said defendants' sai l claims and titles m.-iv
to adjudged null and void as a trains t tlic title
of this plaint ill; and for such other and l'urth-
r leuet us uiuy no ri;iit au-i xorcosi .
AI.MKK1N til LI. KIT,
4U3 Attorney lor Plaintiff.
KRPOIIT OF TIIK CONDITION
OF THE
First National Bank
At Emporia, in the State ot Kansas, at tlic
cloe ot business
October 2d, 1879.
KKSOlllCKS.
Loans and discounts ?2iiO,OI7 47
ivcrdrafiH H,hik 4
U. S. Imju.Is to secure circulation. . lOo.uuooo
U. H. P.onds on hand .j.ihumsi
other stocks, bonds, iti: U,7'i!l 3i
Duo froiu approved reserve
auents tn .iiua
Due from other National
Hanks S,.'.4 41
Due from .Stale ISauks and
bankers S&OSSKM.TSllsr.
Furniture ami Fixtures O.tKSI (hi
Cunent CNpen-.es ami taxes paid.. . . 2,112 63
uecKson oilier nanus !.'. ii
Hills ol other banks 6,003 00
rract'I currency, Inclndine;
nickels MJi
Specie, gold 3,o 00
Oliver w'.i u i,;i.hi oo
Legal tender note "jr,lKi0 00 St.l-'oOo
Kedemntion fund with U. S. Treas
urer, (5 per cent, oi circulation).. i,wiw
Due from U. b. Treasurer
other than 5 t'v cent, re
demption fund
S,0ia 25
.?;I7,OOs87
Total ,
I.I ABILITIES.
Capital stock paid in
$100,000 00
. o.tsio (Ml
.. 10 4 VI 45
.. 00,000 OO
surplus lumi ..-
I'ndividcd proUls
National bauk notes outstanding..
Deposits:
Individual deposits subject
to cheek J-JOd.WO 3
Dciaand certs nt deposit. 17 2V4
Time certs, if deposit .. . 77,41H.ti
Cashier's chec s ouisia'ng tiott 01
Due to other Nat. Hank 10,000 l.
Due to State p:ink- mid
bankers 55,0s"! 37
.5M 4J
Total..
. ..$.jl7,IOs Sf
Statk of Kansas,:
LVON IJOU.N'TY. .
1, II. C. ross, president Of the Fli-t
National Hank, of Emporia. Kansas, do sol
emnly swear that Uie nlmvo statement is true.
to the best ut my knowludgn and beliur.
II. C. CKObM, President.
Subscribed and sworn to before nip, this
7th da of October. ls'W.
Iskai.. A. MoKtKNkV, Notary Public.
Correct Attest:
WM. M AHTINDALK. )
K. It. IIOI.DM-.M AN, Directors
JAMES) . HIN'KLK, '
flit wit
J. A. YOUNG,
JLS i jl J. U f
lliii porta, Itan.
lloo.ws over FntsT National Bank.
3IAIITIX Mt-CLfUKUY,
Veterinary Surgeon
AND
OBSTKTUICIAX.
Leave orders at Iesh Hro.'s store, Amoir-
cus. Kansas, (seventeen year" experience
and successful practice.; tllt-wiltl.
DR. THOS. F. DAVENPORT,
$0tnz dUntist,
Cor. .sixth Avenne antl Commercial St.
cp 6TAIEU. Kmpokia, Kansas.
c. rnos, 'vot.Tfvt.
UT,. MA HTISItA I.R. Yl frtn't.
JC. H. lloLhJi KM A A", Ci.hir .
First National
-15 AN K-
OF EMPORIA. KANSAS.
Capital Stoci Paid in, $100,000.
scnri.es fit-to. tl20.000.00.
Does a Genera! Banking Business.
D. C. WILCOX & SOX,
Architects, Builders & Masons
Fnrnish plan and (Hiecitlcations, and take
contracts ior an Kin'ior nun. line's, mure
next door sooth ot I 'avrson'a jrrocery. vlMtr
THOMAS & JONES.
DEALERS IN
Staple and Fancy
GROCERIES
FLOUR, GRAIN,
COUNTRY PRODUCE
OUR MOTTO t
IIEST GOODS AT BOTTOM PlilCES
AND WARRANTED TO
PLEASE.
EMPORIA, KANSAS.
, . ,
TO
street and Fifth avenue,
d'isotio.twsrtr
P. J. FRENCH,
Restaurant am Bakery!
DKALF.lt IS
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Country Produce taken in Kxcliiuige for
(OWilrt.
Commercial St., nearly Opposite P.
r.JIPOUIA, KAK.
0.
THIS KMPOKIA
NATIONAL BANK.
Capital and Surplus, - $120,000
Intekkst Paid ox Time Deposits.
Drafts drawn on Kastern cities and all iKiints
in Kill ope.
Sptfiitl Attention given tr Collections.
Gold Coin and Sterling Exchange bought nt
Current Hates.
Advances made on Shipments of tJruin and
block, and Commercial Paper
Discounted.
The highest ricc paid lor School, Township
i.ny ami i-oumy ioims.
P. It. PLUM It, President.
. HOOD. Vice President.
L. T. 11 LU1TAUK, Cashier.
Dirkctoks P. P.. Plumb. W.T. Soden, I.T
Heritage, lwis Lilt., C. Hood, Daniel Hitler
A. tJ. Komiston, M. W. Phillips, A. liolnirts.
look:
m?Ai
don't Vou
The
THIS,
tell Any
old
Rut
one
Emporia Soap Factory
in new liaiHis!
CASH PAID FOR r
Tallow, rendered,
Tallow, in the rough,
Spoiled Lard,
Spoiled Butter,
Spoiled Haras,
Spoiled Pork,
Dead Hogs,
And all kinds of grease.
Soap Given in Exchange, if Desired.
Don't forget that
I MEAN BUSINESS!
C. S. LOTIIROP,
wlllf.
lrorirtir.
F 1 IIST-C LASS LIVERY
Metropolitan Stables.
GILCHRIEST & FRITZ, Propr's.
Livery. Feed. Sale and Omnlhus Staliles.
Largest stal-les and largest and liest slock ol
horses and vchlirlcs In southwestern Kansas.
FINEST HEARSE AND CARRIAGES IN
EMPORIA.
Omnibus and Bae-ffas-e-waeron run
to and from all trains.
For satisfaction in every rcscct, call on ns.
Keinemher the location, 5th avenue. Just west
of llancroft Hull. wlHj I.
KM 10 It I A
Savings Bank.
TRANSACTS A flKNEKAL
I.ANKING P.IISINESS.
Interest Allowed on Time Deposits
J. .1 A Y BUfK. President
II. HUM. AT, Cashier.
IdliFXTOItn:
F. Jay Brett, K. I. Brvkkr.
.1- J. Wkiiiht, 4. W. 'I uuitwoUTHr,
Howard lii-anr.
Slimmer Complaints !
EFKKCTUAI.I.Y CUttEI BY H-SISt;
Wickcs Asiatic Cordial !
X '!ir. No Ia !
For sale by l. II,
K KI.I.Oi;ti. of the Post
H':.".'iool
OQice I'rug Store.
Jjl A KM KIIS AM) CITIZEN'S!
S. R. HALL,
Iuvites your attention to the important fart
that he sella
Groceries and Provisions for Cash
TriK very Lowest Pricks.
A large and carefully selected stock of staple
and fancy Groceries always .
on band.
Fresh Vicietabixs akd Frlits
IX THEIS kKASON.
A full line of Wooden Ware and Pottery
Ware t-an lie found at this store. Keat
Idace in EmMri to get
BUTTER, KGGS, OK FARM PRODUCE.
Everybody who wioti anTtblna in the line
of Groceries", should not fall
Iu call at
1C0 Commercial t, Emporia, KanKas.
S. R. H Al l.
Laying Hedge !
Having seen red the county right of tbe Poo.
& Severy Patent lied ire Ijij er. I am prepared
to lay down any hedge in the county better
and cheaper than it can lie done by any other
nieans. Parties wishing work of this kind
can see me at Km irtiria, or I will visit them if
they will rcquwt me my mail .
J. W. BETLU
wliltf. Kmuoria, Kansas.
CONTINENTAL INSURANCE CO.
OF NEW YORK.
STATEMENT JAN. UT. 1RT.
Total asset i4,3rr,ni.74
Reserve for reinsur
ance of outstanding
risks, unsettled loss
es, and nil other lia
bilities I1.SS-VU9 4!
Cash capital 1 . -o.m 1 fsj
Net surplus iS: sT
This company docs business nndcr tb New
Tork Safety Fund Mw for nrotection ot
policy bolder. '. . t .KJs.
Agent ior I-j c-;. ,. ountiea..
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