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Locals on the Fourth Page.
Hew Mwitliwinh This Week.'
Notice Uounty Treasurer,
koad notice County Clerk
Keren ue notice It. P. Dow.
Vor sale 1U0 acres of land,
ehort bora cattle xi J. W. Jodr.
Auoiioa sale Charles K. Priest.
Wasted Work oa a larro.
New goods Boston tor.
Cheap rootlt J . W. Tsthaai .
Insurance)-!!. L Reea.
stemoval H J. Bird
A naounesmeat 1. B. Baelx-ller.
Announcement Frank I'a; ne
AaoouiccnBDl J atlge J.
. Culver.
Buy boots and shoe at Talham's.
Another car of that cheap flour, 1est
for the money io the market.
Lkw Wood,
130 Commercial street.
Teach ik'i Exam i s atioh. There
will be an examination Tor teachers' cer
tlflcatea at Emporia, Saturday, March
19th, commencing at 9 a. m. The ex
amination will be held in the scUooN
room over the (lore of I. 0. Fox A Co.
No certificate ot grade 2 will be Issued
to applicants who fall below forty por
ttnt. In any atudy, and grade Na. 1 will
be withheld from those falling below
fifty per ant. in any branch.
O. B. Whabto.
W. E. McMahojc,
The Doaton store (formerly the bank
rupt aale store) is opening out an im
mense new stock of dry goods, boots and
shoes and clothing. They hare receired
already a large line of prints, ginghams,
muslins, ticking. Duck's shirting, Jeans,
Ac, Ac. ; also, dress goods. The Boston
store, by Its one price system, 1 drawing
a large trade. It can be relied on that
this boose inrarlably makes the lowest
prices In Emporia, and squaru dealing is
their rule.
It takes a loud baby to wake up a
sleeping car, but a little money buys lots
f goods at Tatham's cheap dry goods
tore, Emporia.
For choice ground spices go to
Chas. Ryder.
Don't forget to insure with M. L.
Rees, at loan office of E. E. Holmes, in
Bancroft block.
It will pay to try some of
that nice new tea Just opened. If you
lore good tea we want to see or hear
from you, anyway. Lew Wood,
120 Commercial street.
Removal. U. J. Bird, the popular
Jeweler, finding his present quarters in
adequate to supply the increasing de
mands of his friends and patrons, has
leased with Wells, Fargo A Co., and
will occupy by April 1, the Wearer
block, corner Fifth avenue and Commer
cial street. It is now being fitted up In
grand style, so as to make it one of the
finest stores in town. II is stock is as
large aa any in the city, and a visit will
ronvlncs that his prices are lower. A
specialty is made of fine watch repairing.
Tuft's celebrated flavoring extracts,
for aale by the ounce, by
Chas. Rtkku.
Removal. Goo. A. Ferdinand will
dispose of his stock of drugs, paints, oils,
fancy articles, etc., at greatly reduced
prices for the next twenty days, prepara
tory to removing to the store now occu
pied by I. D. Fox A Co.
Fob Sal A No. t span of five-year
old mules. Will trade for a pair of
mares. For full particulars inquire at
Luta's hardware store, Emporia.
Furniture will be sold cheap, regard
less of cost, at Arnold A Co.'s.
Fok Leash For a term ot years ; ten
acres of land in good slate of cultivation,
lying between town and the fair grounds.
This land is specially adapted to garden
ing or small fruit culture. A portion of
lease can be paid by improvements on
the place. For particulars address
W. L. Packard,
Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Try the Emporia
manufactured by
Baking Powder,
Ciias. Rtdlk.
The largest, best and cheapest stock of
Furniture at Arnold A Co.'s.
Use Rawson's condition powders, man
ufactured only by Chas. Ryder.
Money on hand at all times for good
investments. Interest reasonable, with
or without commission, as desired.
Edward E. Holmes.
A. S. Smith.
Go to Ryder's for pure drugs.
Parlor, chamber and kitchen furniture
cheaper than the cheapest, at Arnold A
Dr. J. A. Young's tooth tablots, for
for sale by Chas. Ryder.
Money to loan in any amount, by the
Central Loan and Land Company, at
lowest rates. Call and see us before
making your loans, as we can do you
Misses' shoulder-braces, for sale by
Chas. Ryder,
Geo. A. Ferdinand, druggist and apoth
ecary. No. 114 Commercial street.
Don't fall to call at Arnold A Co.'s for
Money to loan on mortgage of real a
tate in Kansas. Correspondence and ap
plications solicited.
Van R. Holmes A Co.,
Harrison C. Crost, Emporia, Ks.
Van It. Ifolmea,
Otit 1). Siean.
Proctor is still on the way.
The exact receipts of the chartty ball
are reported at $205.00.
A new time card will go into effect on
the Santa Fe, in a few days.
Seats for the New Orleans Minstrels
can be secured at the city book store.
Sam Murphy la as proud of the new
Yale lock boxes as a hired girl with a
new finger ring.
The acme of human indifference has
been attained by the woman who don't
care how she looks.
The beauty of the weather "over-head"
was only equaled to-day by its utter de
pravity "under foot."
Six boys were arrested Tuesday for
fighting and sentenced to pay nominal
fines by Police Judge Bacheller.
A party of Emporia young felks went
to Reading Sunday and Inaugurated a
famine at the residence of Will H.
Be very.
All persons who wish to vote at the
spring election must register before the
27th. The books are open at the eity
clerk's office.
The attention of our readers is asked
to the communication of Mr. C. N.
Sterry, in this issue, on the question of
me mayoralty.
Prof. Davis has returned from Flor
ence and report his sister's condition
much improved, although quite ill with
scarlet lever.
Mr. Wm. Elstun his resigned his
Judgeship in Du Quoin, Illinois, and has
made arrangements to settle permanent
ly In Emporia.
Rev. B. Kelly, formerly of Emporia.
waa assigned to Wichita at the recent
session of the South Kansas M. E. con
ference. That charge is to be congrat
The tenth annual meeting of the Lyon
county agricultural society will be held
at Emporia September 20th, Slit, 22nd,
25rd and 24th, 1881.
A aeries of revival meetings were In
augurated by Rev. Mr. Tomlinaoo, at the
Baptist church Monday night which will
be continued through the week.
Mr. M. N. Stetter, of the Boston store,
returned Sunday evening from his eastern
trip and will have something to say
about dry goods to a raw days.
; The notes for . the national bank or
ganized by the pupils of the Emporia
high school, with a capital or $100,000,
were printed last week at the Job office
of Chalfant A Graham.
The case of the Board of County Com
missioners vs. it. o. uumore, et.ai- or
the famous Santa Fe bond suit, is set for
trial Friday, March IS. The deposition
taiJ! had better be starting up.
Now that the temperance question is
settled, how would it do to make the
cow Dusiness an issue ai our spring
elections T It is about time, we think,
Emporia was having some shade trees.
John Trump, former agent at this place
of the Leavenworth Bottling company,
has received an appointment as messen-
ger for the Adams express, on the Santa
Fe, between Kansas City and Pueblo.
Let it be understood that hereafter no
communication of a persoual nature,
touching the local issues in the city
campaign, can be inserted in this paper
unless signed by the name of the author.
The regular monthly meeting of the
W. C. T. YY, will meet at the Episcopal
church, Thursday, March 10th, at 4 p.
m. All are cordially invited to attend.
Mrs Wm. Peck, Secretary,
A Topeka lady appeared at the recent
masquerade ball at Florence as Sara
Bernhardt. She was tastefully attired
in an exquisitely embroidered bolster
case, and led a half-grown boy by the
A team belonging to R. J. Rudisill,
took fright at a locomotive on the Santa
Fe track Tuesday, and ran into a
freight car almost completely demol
ishing the wsgon to which they were at
tached. -
A telegram received in this city on
Wednesday from Topeka, announced the
death ot Mrs. J. M. Miller, ot Dow creek,
who was sent to the state asylum last
fall. t he remains were brought home
for banal, on the evening train.
There will be a special meeting of the
Ladies' Benevolent society, at the resi
dence of Mrs. Trask, Merchants street,
on Friday 11th Inst., at 4 p. ro. By or
der of the president.
Mas. M. II. Buck, Secretary.
According to the new schedule which
went into effect on the Missouri Pacific
Mondsy, time of traina at this point is
as follows: Freight south, 7:20 a.m.;
passenger south, 12:43 p. m.; freight
north 8:40 p. m.; passenger north, 13:43
p. m.
The Pleasure Seekers hsve wisely re
considered their purpose to give a fancy
dress party on the evening of the 25th.
and will make it a calico dance instead.
Cheap print dresses can be made bewil
derlngly attractive by lining them with
pretty girls.
The board of county assessors met
the county clerk's office Monday,
with Joseph Frost in the chair and C.
W. Wilhilo secretary. The following
persons were present: Messrs. Bitler,
H inkle, Campbell, Burns, Tressler, Best,
Jacobs and Vandervort. Absent, C.
Lincb. A basis of taxation for the com
ing year was agreed upon and the board
Council Grove Republican: Em
poria has closed her saloons, and a gang
of idle bummers are now hanging
about the town predicting the most dire
consequences to its business interests.
It will be a revelation to most sensiblo
people to know that dram drinking is
inseparable from business success, and
that the saloon keeper is the "handmaid"
of prosperity I
Quite a number of the school board
were present at the meeting of the Young
Men's Deballn club Monday evenicg, to
hear the discussion of the vital question :
Resolved, That the temperance legisla
tion of Kansas in its present form is
productive of more evil than good." The
prohibitionists will lie gratified to learu
that the advocates of the amendment
came out ahead.
A good many persons have registered
within the past few days, but the bulk
of the .voters of the city have not yet at
tended to this duty. The books will
be open at the office of City Clerk Forde
till the 27lh, and as a failure to regis
ter is a forfeiture of the right to vote at
the spring election, there should be no
further delay on the part of our citizens
in attending to this matter.
Rawlings Gatewood filed a complaint
Saturday against J. I Mayes for selling
liquor without a license, and upon a
hearing before Police Judge Bacheller,
the accused was fined $45 and costs. Af
ter leaving the office Mayes began to
abuse Gatewood, who then filed a sec
ond complaint, upon which Mayes was
fined $10 for disturbing the peace. It
looks a little as if prohibition can be
made to prohibit.
"The Chimes of Normandy," which
will be given by the musical union on
next Tuesday evening, will prove worthy
of the moat liberal patronage. The pro
ceeds are to be devoted to the payment
of some obligations incurred by the
union, and the excess will be applied to
the purchase of a piano for the use of
that organization. The opera has been
thoroughly rehearsed and will be put on
in a shape that will render it well worth
seeing and hearing. i
Canton (Ohio) Repository: The Grand
Army Band acknowledge with thanks
the receipt of a substantial remembrance,
in the shape of complete parts for full
band ot the new "Emporia Quickstep,"
from Mr. Alex Butts, formerly ot the Re
pository. This excellent piece of music,
which is already a prime favorite with
the band, was composed by Prof. Pette,
of Emporia, Kansas, where Mr. Butts is
now located, and both the composition
and fine arrangement show him to pos
sess unusually good musical talent.
The special committee of the South
Kansas Conference, to whom was refer,
red the case of Elder Mitchell, has found
him guilty of a number of the charges
preferred against him, and he has been
suspended from the ministry for the
period of one year. This verdict, we
feel warranted in saying, will be
unanimously endorsed by every person
who ever heard the Elder make a stump
speech. He is entirely too much of a
success as a political demagogue to
squander his distinctive talents in that
direction in the pulpit.
The western division of Adam's ex.
press. Including all of its interests west
of St. Louis, and which has been under
the general management of J. M. Thac ti
er, has been divided, Mr. Thachcr being
assigned to the charge of the business
of this company on the Missouri Pacific
and its brant.hea, the St. Louis A San
Francisco and branches, and the Kan
City, Ft. Scott Gulf and branches,
ith headquarters at Fort Scott; while
Mr. R. S. Lukenblll is assigned to the
charge of the interests of the company
on the Santa Fe, Denver A Rio Grande
and Kansas City, Lawrence A Southern
roads and branches, with head quarters
at Pueblo.
A recent number of tho Colorado
Chieftain says: the engineer corps of the
Atchison, Topeka A Sun La Fe railroad
and the board of county commissioners
of Bernalillo county are now at work at
at a point five or six miles above this
city, examine the river preparatory to
building levees to prevent an overflow in
case of an extraordinary rise in the Rio
Grande thia apring. No damage is ap
prehended at present, and it U not true
that Alburquerqe is subject to overflows.
There is a large force of men which
is increased almost weekly by forces
from Leadville and Denver, engaged at
present in the construction of a grade
between South Arkansas and Gunnison
City, and when it is completed It may
be looked upon as the foremost accom
plishment of railroad enterprise. The
grade will be 217 feet to the mile.
The township assessors met at the of
fice of County Clerk Ewing Monday to
agree upon a basis of taxatioo.
febsosal mention '
Lieutenant Governor Finney was in the
city Monday.
Sheriff Hitchcock, of Peoria, Illinois,
was in the city Monday.
Miss Joeie Trask went to Kansas City
Tuesday morning to visit friends. .
Mrs. TL E. Ward, nee. Miss Inda Keel-
er, is down from Topeka on a visit.
sirs. Jones, who has been visiting
Mrs. C. W. Cleaver, went to Barlingame
Mr. Will II. Severy sprained his ankle
quite severely in Jumping across a ravine
last Sunday.
Miss Nellie Severy has returned home
from Bethany college to remain at least
for the present.
Mips Lizzie Waters, ot Topeka, spent
the Sabbath in Emporia as (he guest of
Miss Maltie Walkup.
Mrs. Griff. P. Jones went down to
Reading Tuesday to make Mr. and
Mrs. W. II. Severy a visit.
Mr. Frank Bucher, employed in the
office of E. M. Forde, has received a
commission and seal as notary public.
Dr. B. E. Brower, of Ivy, was in town
Tuesday and stated that last week six
of John Way man's family were sick
with lung fever at one time.
Rev. Mr. Uendy, of the Presbyterian
Church, started for Kentucky Tuesday for
his family, with whom he will return to
his new . home in Emporia, in a few
Rev. C. W. Gullett, recent pastor of
the M. E. church at Americus, stopped
in Wednesday on his return from con
ference. He goes to Eureka this year,
where we predict for him a successful
field of labor.
Mr. G. W. Newman has gone east
to purchase his stock of spring and sum
mer goods. He was accompanied by
Mrs. D. Kidder, who will lay in a choice
assortment of millinery and fancy goods
in the eastern markets.
Rev. II. W. Chaffee, to whom we are
indebted for the report of the proceed
ings of the South Kansas conference.
was in Wednesday, on bis wsy to his
charge at Burlington. He U an able
and popular preacher, and his congrega
tion will be delighted over his return.
Mr. Will Griffith, recently employed
in the large dry goods establishment of L.
Bullene, at Lawrence, has accepted the
position of head salesman in the store of
O. F. Sawyer, In this city. lie is one of
the finest trimmers in the state, and is
thoroughly familiar with all details per
taining to dry goods and notions.
Four persons were immersed in the
Cottonwood Suuday by Elder Brown,
of the Second Baptist church.
There will be a union meeting of the
Sunday schools of the Welch Presbyte
rian and Dry creek churches in this city
on next Sunday.
The social of the Christian church was
held Tuesday evening at tho resi
dence of Mr. Jarrett, on- Mechanics
street, between Ninth and Tenth.
The ladies of the Presbyterian church
gave a missionary tea at the resi
dence of Dr. Davenport, on Congress
street, on Wednesday evening of this
week. A pleasant time is reported.
Rev. Mr. Ilendy, who came to Emporia
from Owensboro, Kentucky, in response
to the invitation of the Presbyterian con
gregation of this city, and has been can
vassing the ground for the past ten days,
formally accepted the call last Sunday
and started for Kentucky Tuesday, to
make the necessary arrangements for a
change io his pastoral relations. The
impression made upon the Emporia
people by Mr. Ilendy is of the most
favorable character, and his permanent
identification with the cause of Christ
in this city may be regarded as a source
of congratulation among its christian
people of all sects.
Council Notes.
The gas issue has been staved off till
next Monday evening, when a special
session will be held to consider that
The committee on streets and alleys
was instructed to have dug a drain from
the hotel Coolidge, on Sixth avenue, to
carry off surplus water.
The city clerk signifies bis willing
ness to make affidavit to the fact that a
quorum of members was present at the
council meeting last evening.
The slick looking gas agents who
were on deck to capture the council
have let go to spit on their hands for
the final tussel next Monday night.
The mayor vetoed the ordinance pass
ed by the council fixing hall license at
$25 whlcb leaves the old ordinance,
establishing the rate at $40 still in force.
A petition from the saloonists asking
permission to continue their business till
the first of May, in consideration of a li
cense or fine, as the council might dic
tate, was unanimously sat down upon.
Another dry restaurant was opened up
Friday in the St. Albany hotel on south
Commercial street.
The postmaster at this place has re
ceived a number of new boxes which
will be placed at the disposal of the pub
lic in a few days.
A Lively Runaway
Occurred in Emporia Friday after
noon, and for about five minutes it
seemed as if everything in the shape of
horseflesh in the town was on a general
rampage. The cause of the iniscb ief was
a coal team, which ran away from near
the round house, and In their headlong
ourae, uprooted three hitching posts
on Fifth avenue, ran into and mashed a
wagon belonging to James McIIardy,
cut loose a mule team that joined in the
circus, and after setting a number of
saddle horses at liberty. Anally brought
up at the meat market of Herman & Atyo,
hich they were just in the act of going
through, when one of the horses fell
down and the team was captured. For
tunately, no one was injured, and the
damage is comparatively light.
DMtk of an Old Citizen.
Mr. Frank Schmidling. who died in
this city Tuesday, was one of our old
est settlers. '- He took a claim on the
Cottonwood, several miles above Empo
ria, as early as 1857 or 1S53. He after
wards moved to the city and kept the
old Enrporia bouse. He was engaged in
various enterprises at different times. A
few years ago his health failed, and he
spent about a year at Hot Springs, Ar
kansas. . Afterwards he went to the
springs in New Mexico. He gradually
grew worse until the result announced
yesterday. In 1860 he married
Maria Bund rem in thia city, who sur
vives him together with a family of
several children, one of whom is grown.
Mr. Schmidling possessed many-good
qualities of heart which will be remem
bered by his friends, while his faults
will be buried with htm in the tomb.
The funeral took place Wednesday at
2 o'clock, and was conducted under the
auspices of the Masonic fraternity, of
which order be waa a member.
A Btaadaoaae Ianproveensmt.
The necessities of the case demanded
the employment of aa efficient corps of
workmen at .the post office Sunday,
who spent the Sabbath in effecting a
work which will contribute very largely
to the convenience of the people
of this city. ..The result is the addi
tion to the postal facilities of the
town, of over two hundred hand
some bronze Yale lock boxes which
have been procured by the postmaster at
an expense of about $000, and are now
ready for use. A change in the entire
arrangement of the boxes largely in
creases the superficial dimensions of the
outside exposure and affords better ac
commodations and more room for the
clerks inside. The enterprise which
gives Emporia one ot the beat post of
fices in the state is to be commended,
and the public have already shown their
appreciation of the postmaster's efforts
in this direction by making a general
rush for the new boxes.
Adjournment f the Con fere ace Clon
ing ft aalneas or tn BeIon, etc
Weixisoton, Ka, March 5.
Devotional exercises conducted by L.
S. Ashbaugb. Special committees on
the trials were announced. J. T. nanna
is the chairman of the Mitchell com
mittee, and W. H. Cline of the Buckner
G. W. Kauavel was changed from su
pernumerary to effective. A. K. John.
son was granted a supernumerary re-
The following local preachers were
elected to deacon's orders: J. C. I lodg
ers, Wm. C. Stokes, W. R. Rolingson,
A. T. Davis. Last year an exceedingly
Urge clusa were admitted on trial, and
this morning nineteen of them were
passed to class of second year and a few
The following were elected to elders'
orders: S. W . Richards, Nelson A. Ba
ker, P. F. Jones, II. Waitt, M. L. Gates,
J. W. Cain, H. Clifford, B. F. Wonder,
W. II. Rose and Alpheus S. Freed.
J. W. Uancher and J. M. Archer were
elected to deacons' orders.
James Scoville was transferred from
the Austin conference.
Dr. Stowe, of the Book Concern, made
an address on our publishing interests,
showing the plan of the book committee
to cheapen publications, and to make a
dividend of profits for the aid of super
annuated preachers. PreaU Sweet, of
Baker University, also addressed the
Last night our annual educational
meeting was held and addressed by Mr.
Fry, of St. Louis, J. Kirby and E. W.
Cunningham, of Emporia, and Prof.
Graham of Baker Universitv. Yester
day afternoon the Women's Foreign
Missionary society held its anniversary,
and fine addresses were made by a num
ber of ladies. C.
Wellington, Kan., March 7, 1881.
Yesterday (Sunday) was a good day.
Bishop Hurst preached very acceptably
in the mom in? at the M. E. church.
Wellington is not very well supplied
with churches. We have a' fine brick
church and the Presbyterians also have
a good church. The Baptists worship
in a halL All these preaching places
were occupied yesterday. It is justice
to say the finest choir I have seen in
Kansas they have in the M. E. church
here. It is led by Mr. G. F. Hargis.
At the morning service eight persons
were ordained deacons, and in tho even
ing ten were ordained elders.
To-day's session has been taken up in
routine business.
Emphatic temperance resolutions were
adopted endorsing the amendment and
the new temperance law.
A state camp-meeting committee was
A committee ot three were appointed
to confer with a like committee of the
Kansas conference fo arrange for a new
conference in the western part of the
state, to report at the next session of the
Thirteen members were received on
trial in the conference. Most of the
committees reported. C.
Wellington. Kas.. March 7. The
south Methodist conference has decided
to hold its anuual meeting at Burling
ton, Cofiee county. Large numbers of
people from the surrounding country
and adjoining towns came in to hear
liisuop llurst preach yesterday. The
trials of Rev. D. P. Mitchell and Rev.
Allen Buckner began Saturday at 2 p.
m. The case against Buckner was dis
missed because or forty-nine discrepan
cies between the original charges and
the copy furnished the defendant.
Mitchell's trial is still in progress.
The defense was offered to-night It is
not probable that a verdict will be given
to-morrow. Five hundred and thirty
five dollars were raised in the conference
this evening to pay off a mortgage on
the farm belonging to the widow of Rev.
Sheldon Parker, of Elk City. The con- j
ference will probably adjourn to-morrow
Wellington, March 8.
The South Kansas Conference of the
M. E. church closed its annual session
to-day at 3 p. ro.
The case of especial interest was the
hearing of the report of the select com
mittee of fifteen in the case of D. P.
Mitchell. A scaled report was put in
the hands of the secretary, which, at
about 11 was opened and read. Some of
the charges were sustained and some not
sustained and the verdict was "He shall
be suspended from the work of the min
istry for one year." From' the decision
he announced that he should take an ap
peal. The status of the case is this : It
has been tried by a select committee of
fifteen careful men of the conference.
Their report to the conference is final
so far as the conference action is con
cerned. An appeal goes to a court of appeals,
composed of the "triers of appeals" from
three conferences, such as shall be
designated . by the bishop. These triers
of appeals are seven in number in each
conference. At this court one of the
bishops shall preside. The case will go
to that court, probably, in a few weeks.
An interesting feature of the meeting
of conference on Monday evening was,
as is usual at conferences, a collection.
It was announced that the farm of wid
ow Parker, widow of the late S. Par
ker, superannuate of the confer
ence, waa encumbered to the amount
of $500, due about a year hence.
A subscription and collection was taken
amounting to $533, and a committee ap
pointed to take charge of all funds, and
on lifting of mortgage to put it in hands
of Preachers' Aid society, so that it might
be ever safe from encumberance.
Bishop Hurst has won the love and es
teem of all by bis kindly ways and la
bors among us.
I append a list of appointments of Em
poria district, and in addition announce
that your old friend, B. Kelly, goes to
C. R. Rice, P. E.
Emporia, J. Kirby.
Americus, J. A. Barker.
Burlingtob, H. W. Chaffee.
Colony, N. F. Tipton.
Climas, G. W. White.
Dunlap, to be supplied.
Eureka, C. W. Gullett.
Eureka circuit, to be supplied by J.
II. Price and H. Cook.
Elsinore, J. L. Stratford.
Garnett. F. M. Sisson.
Hartford. T. S. Walker.
Humboldt, C. R. Pattee. .
Iola, D. T. Summerville.
Leroy, 8. 8. Weatherby.
Mineral Point, II. J. Coker.
Melvern, N. A. Baker.
Madison, J. C. Hull.
Neosho Falls, J. L. Longdon.
Ottawa, J. T. Hanna.
Princeton and Peoria, R. T. Harkness.
Richmond. N- W. Rine.
Readinc. J. W. Auderson and I. R.
trawn, II. J. Walker.
Virgil, J. McAnulty.
Williamsburg. 8. E. Pendleton.
Yates Center. W. . Carwardine.
W. I. Graham, professor in Baser
A. liuckner. chaplain &.ansas siaie
senate and member of Emporia con
ference. C.
The New OrUui Bllnsti-e la.
Montreal Star: The Original New Or
leans Minstrels drew a large attendance
last night and made themselves favorites
with all before they bad exhausted the
long and choice program. The first part
included an introductory from "La Fille
de Madame Angot," by the company's
orchestra, followed by selections render
ed by the Clipper Quartette in a style at
tained by traveling minstrels. L. P.
Benjamin, the "Wizard Cornetist," in
traduced a number of his famous E fiat
specialties, the principal one being a ren
dering of "Coming Thro' the Rye," by the
cornet, without the valves, one of his
hands being in bis pocket and the- other
simply holding up the end of his Instru
ment. The witticisms, songs, clog danc
ing, Ac, were remarkably good, the
jokes free from the slightest approach to
vulgarity, and consequently everything
passed off as successfully aa could be
Oar Manlclpal Indebtedness.
Editors News: In last week's Sen
tinel there appeared an article which
spoke of our city's indebtedness as in
creasing at the rate of $1,000 per month
without any corresponding revenue with
which to meet this indebtedness. This
statement was also copied in an article
written, by C N. Sterry in last Satur
day's News. Both statements are cal
culated to mislead the public, and as
chairman of the committee on ways and
means, I thought it perhaps devolved on
me to give the people an itemized state
ment of the debt of the city and her re
sources to meet the same.
The present debt of the city is $100,-
955.30, and is divided as follows:
Normal School bo&rtliag bouse bonds. 6 000 00
improvement ikhiu . . .
Funding scrip bond
x,auo ou
57 DO
6.4S0 (M
10.000 00
4.0U0 80
8,000 00
Normal baildiaff bond .
Fire aparatus bonds
Mining bonds
Tout 3UT 95
The above bonds draw 10 per cent, in
terest, making a yearly interest of $3,
220.79. In addition to the above there are Nor
mal building bonds, $5,800; water
works bonds, $50,000 ; water works bonds,
$15,000; total, $70,800. These bonds
draw 7 per cent-interest, or an an
nual interest of $4,956. There is also
outstanding scrip as follows": On gen
eral fund, $4,475.39: on water
works fund, $2,472.05; total. $6,947.44.
A portion only of this scrip
is drawing interest, but for the purpose
of this article and to be on the safe side
we will figure that it all draws 7 per
cent, interest or an annual interest of
$626.31. The regular running expenses
of the city tor one month are divided
about as follows :
For marshal
S40 09
Street commissioner aad superintend
ant of water works
City clerk
SO 00
83 83
w ater wrkt engineer
. 108 83
S 00
. its 00
. 1U 00
. 7 00
S 00
. as oo
. 490 is
5,953 91
City attorney
City printing, about ..
uiu mi water worn ..
Lixbt (or street lamua.
Feed for city teams...
City electors, about...
riremen at fires
Expense for one month .
For twelve months
This makes a grand total of $14,130.-
71 as expenses of the city for one year.
Now, as to the city's corresponding re
sources to pay these expenses: The
amount of taxablo property for 1880
was, $897,423.23 and the tax levy was
19 mills, which raised a fund of $17,-
499.85. We will receive from the water
works about $1,500; from rents of city
buildings about $480; from Strickler's
canal about $900; total resources, $20,
379.85. Leaving a surplus for expenses
of lawsuits, culverts, etc., and paying
off outstanding scrip of $0,249.14. The
large amount of outstanding scrip, is
largely accounted for, from the fact
that the council for 1879, made no
tax levy for the general fund and
made two large contracts for the
council of 1880 to pay for. Namely:
For hose and hose carts, $1,884; for
Strickler's canal about $900; total, $2,
Since writing the above, the city
treasurer informs me he has paid since
his last report, scrip on the general
fund, $3,100; on water works fund, $1,-
640. Another item which makes the ex
penses of the city seem larger than they
really are, is that all special side walks
built by the city, are charged up to ex
pense account, but all of this is paid
back when the taxes are collected.
Yours truly, . I. D. Fox.
Our City Schools.
This week closes the sixth month of
our city schools. During tho whole year
the schools have been crowded, and there
seems to be no relaxing as yet. With
few exceptions all the pupils are inter
ested in their work, and everything bids
fair to place our schools on a higher
We are anxiously waiting for our
new building and hope that nothing
will stand in the way of its thorough
and rapid completion. There are exist
ing in our schools two or three elements
which every true patron should assist in
eradicating. The' first we will mention
is the common use of profane and vul
gar language ; the second is the use of to
bacco, and the third is the playing
of marbles "for keeps." In all these the
teachers are not qualified to give in
struction, and persons who indulge in
these practices are not fit companions.
We hope by patient perseverance to rid
our schools either of all these or the per
sons who practice them.
We have great need in our city of some
reliable time, and we hope soon to have
this remedied by the bell which will
be placed upon our new building, and
which will be shipped from Baltimore
this week. We do not expect to stop
with simply a bell, but will have a clock
in the tower which can be felied upon
for accurate time. Funds are too low to
purchase both, but we hope to make a
Mrs. Wharton, who has served in our
schools for some years and bo efficiently,
tendered her resignation to the board
last night at their regular meeting.
And while they were sorry that
any change should be made, it was
accepted as it is understood that
Professor O. B. Wharton, with his
family, will soon remove west of town
on his farm. Miss Sarah Evans was
elected to fill the vacancy and will enter
upon her duties next week. Miss Evans
comes well recommended and we trust
she will at least make good our loss. An
'arbor day" will soon be appointed by
which the school grounds will be set
out with trees.
The X.yon County Teacher's Association
Met at the usual time and place, on
Saturday, March 5th. The meeting was
called to order by Supt. Wharton. The
first exercise was an excellent paper, read
by Prof. Fowler, who has consented, at
the request of the members of the asso
ciation, to allow it to be published in
The News. It will probably appear in
the next week's issue. Subject, "Hones
ty in the School room."
The "Class drill in primary arithme
tic," by Miss Bartholomew, was well
conducted, and no doubt suggested many
valuable hints to all present. The teach
er had a class of her own pupils from
the primary grade of the city schools.
In the discussion, the practical features
of G rube's method were brought forth ;
and as no text books are used in this
grade, as well as in higher ones, a re
quest was made by Rev. Lotz, that the
advisability of discarding the use of
text books be thoroughly discussed at a
subsequent meeting. This will likely
be one of the topics for April 2d.
Following the discussion, a talk on
"school houses and school grounds" was
given by Robt Milliken; after which
the association proceeded to elect ofQc-
era Tor the ensuing year, the favored
ones being: president, O. B. Wharton;
vice president, Daniel Dryer; secretary,
Mr. Chance. By a vote of the associ
ation, the president was instructed to
appoint a committee of three to make
out a program for a general arbor day
throughout the country; also, was re
quested to appoint a committee to pre
pare a new course of study for the
schools of the county. '
- The attendance was good, and the
meeting a profitable one. .
Adjourned to April 2nd.
M. C. Hodge.
Sterry a Ieone classn .
Eos. News: The thanks of the public
are due Mr. Sterry for his communi
cation in Saturday's News, on the duties
and responsibilities of the office of
the mayor, and the comparative unfit
ness of either of the present candidates
for that position. Mr. Sterry, being
neither citizen nor tax-payer, renders
his position entirely disinterested, and
the fact that he signed the petition re
questing one of the present aspirants
to be a candidate and promising him
his hearty support, renders bis duty in
the present instance very difficult
to perform. The public should con
gratulate Mr. Sterry upon being
superior to the trammels of con
sistency and bis previous record
upon thia question, aad in affirming
plainly that neither Saul nor David
should rule over this people, the prophet
Samuel could not have done bis duty
better, as far as be goes- But Mr. Sterry
leaves his work only half done. Having
with iconoclastic recklessness destroyed
our idols, and shown us the clay of their
composition, be should point us to the
living God, and being himself ineligi
ble, bis modesty should not prevent him
from naming his second choice. The
people wait breathlessly to register his
edict. Let him sjeak at once and name
our next mayor.
Voter and Taxpayer.
Conncil Proceedings.
Cocncii, Chambers, March 7th, 1881.
Regular meeting. Present -Mayor
Gilmore, Messrs. Taylor, Fox, Louis
Thatcher, Theis, Watson.
Minutes of meetings from January 3rd
inclusive to date, read and approved.
The fallowing veto of the Mayor of
the ordinance fixing license tax on pub
lic halls at $25 per year was read:
To the Hon. Council of tlu- eity of
M, mporta:
Gentlemex: Your ordinance fixing
a license upon public halls is hereby
returned without my signature and with
my reasons therefor herein presented.
in my juctgemnt, the ordinance now
in force is not unreasonable so far as
the amount fixed is concerned and the
amount therein stated was, to the best
of my recollection, at the time said or
dinance was passed, satisfactory to the
owners of public halls in the city.
rrevious to tne aaoption or saia ordi
nance the whole subject matter was
placed in the hands of the mayor, to
charge such fee upon each performance
as his judgment dictated. Under that
ordinance there was collected for the
benefit of and placed in the city treasury
for the year immediately preceding the
adoption of the ordinance now in force,
the sum of $79 for thirty-six separate
performances, not including matinees.
The average for each performance was
less than $220 in view of what other
persons requiring a license have to give,
not a very large sum for traveling show
men, who pay no other city taxes to
have to pay.
The original owner of Bancroft hall
was perfectly willing to pay the sum of
$25.00 per year as a license fee, and that.
too, wnen the city bad less than Z.5UU
inhabitants, and it does seem to me that
when we have about 6,000 inhabitants
within our borders that to double said
license fee would be eminently just and
in no sense unreasonable. Respectfully
yours, O. 8. Gilmore, Mayor.
February ai, 1881.
Marshal's report tor December, Janu-
uary and February referred to commit
tee on claims.
Communication lrom street commis
sioner stating that culverts on Sixth av
enue and Mechanics and Congress streets
must be covered with lumber, was refer
red to committee on streets and alleys,
with power to act.
Communication from water works
superintendent concerning extension ef
water pipe on Neosho street, from
Eleventh to Twelfth avenue, referred to
committee on water works.
Police judge's report for January and
February, referred to committee on
Petition of Wm. O. Williams and
others, asking for side walk commencing
southeast corner of lot 1, Rural street ;
thence north on west side of street to
southeast corner of lot 29 Rural street ;
thence east on north side of Second
avenue to southeast corner of lot 29,
Merchants street; also a petition of
John F. Witle and others, for sidewalk
on east side of Commercial from Cop
ley's avenue to south line of Randolph's
addition. Also petitions of I. E. Lam
bert and others, for sidewalk on west
side of Constitution from Tenth to
Twelfth avenue and crossings; also peti
tion of Hugh Thomas and others, for
sidewalk on south side of First avenue,
between Merchants and Constitution
street, were referred to committee on
streets and alleys.
Petition of O. Pfefferle, Wm. Btrger,
Frank Davis, N. E. Weaver, Jos. Span-
der, Chas. Groth, Franz Falk, Wm. Al
man and J. I. Mayse, for permission to
re-open their business places for the sale
of intoxicating liquors, and to keep them
open until May 1, proposing in lieu of
license to pay a tax or fine such as the
council might dictate, was read. Mr.
Lewis moved that the petitions be not j
granted. Motion carried by a unani
mous vote.
Petition of several citizens for con
struction of a drain on Sixth avenue,
from Hotel Coolidge west, was referred
to committee on streets and alleys, with
instructions to construct the drain.
Petition of Michael Maloney and oth-
ers for construction of culvert on Second
avenue between Cottonwood and Ex
change 6treets was referred to committee
on streets and alleys. j
Petition of several citizens asking
permission to lay water pipes from First
avenue and Cottonwood street north, to
lot 25, Cottonwood street, said pipe to be
for the use and benefit of the Catholic
building, and asking a donation of the
pipe, was read and on motion of Mr.
Watson the petition was referred to com
mittee on water works with instructions
to furnish the pipe, the same to be laid
at the expense of petitioners aad under
direction of the water works superin
tendent, the pipe to be the property and
under the control of the city.
Committee on ways and means report
as correct the city clerk's quarterly
statement for quarter ending December
20, A. D. 1880.
Committee on water works approve
the superintendent of water works' re
port for December and January, except
item of 50 cents paid I. E. Lambert for
collection, and report was adopted.
On motion of Mr. Watson, the com
mittee on streets and alleys were ordered
to drain alley between Mechanics and
Commercial streets and Fourth and Fifth
Mr. Watson, chairman of committee
on ordinance, reported a gas ordinance.
After some discussion, all gas ordinances
were referred to a special committee of
three,- appointed by the mayor, as fol
lows: Messrs. Fox, Watson and Thels,
to report next Monday evening.
An ordinance amending section 1 of
an ordinance granting certain privileges
to the Emporia Telephone Exchange
company, so as to give the said compa
ny exclusive privileges for 21 years, was
adopted by a unanimous vote.
An ordinance providing for payment
of the following claims was adopted : T.
Fleming, marshal, $40; B. F. Romaine,
policeman, $40; J. Taylor, teamster,
$35 ; D. nammond, street commissioner
and water works superintendent, $50;
E. M. Forde, clerk, $33.33; Prethero A
Thomas, carpentering, $750; T. D. Bra-
gunier A Co., oil, $14.50; G. C. Mungcr
and son, engineers, $108.33; John Bay,
oil, &c., $3.60; Benj. Sharp, work on
water works pipe, $2.50; Charles Miller,
tapping and plumbing, $10.65 ; A. Batch
man, work on waterworks. $2.50 : Jor
dan Carson, same, $3.53; Bruner A Ho-
gan, tapping, $ 9.20.
Bills on clerk's desk read anu re l erred.
Adjourned until Monday evening next.
E. M. Forde, Clerk.
Weddlna- At Americas.
Married at the residence of the bride's
father, H. C. Adams, on Allen creek,
Mr. Marcus Rogers, and Miss Alice
Adams. Rev. F. Turney. officiating. A
happy company of neighbors and
friends did ample justice to a sumpt
uous dinner provided for the occasion
May a long life of happiness bless the
newly married couple.
Marries Fish Strain. At the resi
dence at Rev. J. P. McElfresh, March
8th, 1881, by Rev. J. P. McElfresh, Mr.
Samuel J. Fair and Miss Martha Strain.
All of Lyon county, Kansas.
Supt. Hammond has received from
Jareckt, Hays A Co., of Erie, Penn., an
iron shut-off box, which he wishes par
ties who think of doing plumbing to
call and examine.
. Statements from a well-known drug
house. Dt. Bull's con eh evrup is the
most popular expectorant we are sell
ing. Hadlky Bros- 317 Indiana
avenue, Indianapolis, Ind.
Our drurzista are selling tare quan
tities of Dr. Marshall's Lone Syrup tor
coughs, colds and pulmonary complaints
generally. It takes the lead of all
cough remedies. Try it. Only 25 cents
ana ou cents a. pottte.
District Cenrt. .
Monday, March 7.
No jury cases were tried.
In the case of the state vs. Fetcr
Dougherty, continuance for two weeks
was granted On application of the de
fendant. Demurrer in the case of the
Meriden silver plate company vs. J.
Lederer, was argued br counsel and sub
mitted to the court.
in the case or it. Sellew &, o. vs.
Rambo and son, judgment waa taken
on default.
In the ease of the Emporia national
bank vs. David Owen et a, judgment
was rendered on default.
In the case of John Carter vs. Daniel
Rich, M. Harlan, et al, a temporary in
junction, slaying waste was granted.
Tuesday, March 8.
The court proceeded to try the case of
the state vs. Lewis Macke. The defend
ant is charged with assault and battery
and intent to kill Robert Knittle. The
jury after being out all night, failed to
agree on a verdict and were discharged
this morning.
The case of Walter Wright vs. Geo.
W. Brown, wss called and judgment
rendered for plaintiff.
Motion in the case of Manning vs.
Brown, was argued by counsel and sub
mitted to the court.
Belief for the Destitute.
Topeka Commonwealth: Commis
sioner Holloway has taken his coat off
and is at work purchasing and shipping
supplies for the destitute on the frontier.
This week Mr. Holloway will ship
several car loads of supplies over the
Union Pacific railroad to Grainfield.
Wa-Keeney and other points. The sup
plies consist of meal, flour, bacon and
beans. Mr. Holloway has succeeded in
getting free transportation for all sup
plies over the Union Pacific and Santa
Fe railroads, and expects to obtain the
same over the Central Branch, being in
communication with the Gould man
agement for that purpose.
The petitions that are daily reaching
Mr. Holloway from settlers on the ex
treme frontier, representing their criti
cal condition and need of immediate re
lief, are most touching. Commissioner
Holloway is an energetic gentleman,
and now that the legislature has opened
the way for action, not a day will be lost.
Mr. Holloway will leave Topeka in a
few days for the frontier, to oversee the
disbursement of supplies, as the law
provides, and to make a tour of observa
tion oyer the territory so sadly in need
of aid.
Over the County.
Plymouth Paragraph.
Monday, March 7.
Mr. Chochrane has moved to his place
in Plymouth.... George Keer left last
Saturday for Colorado School closed
last Friday, and the oral examinations
did credit to both teacher and scholars.
although they have not heard from their
graduating examination. The audience
was interested by two very excellent es
says, by Misses Nettie Lynch aud
Susie Whinery Quite a number of
the Plymouth boys leave here for
Colorado this week. Wo wish them
success Mrs. nanna has recovered so
far as to be able to travel, and expects to
leave here this week for Illinois A
pleasant party was had at Mr. Dillon's
last Friday evening, where all enioved
themselves and had a good time Bur
dock is getting rather old, and, as the
evenings are getting shorter, he can not
nnd time to write to The .News Dr.
A. Weesner has bought quite a number
of calves this spring; so has
Agnes City Acorns
Tuesday, March 8.
A fine Chester white brood sow, be
longing to E. C. Edwards, was recently
so injured by dogs that she and her
persecutors both had to be killed
Hank Pearsall auctioneered the stock
sale of J. N. Kennis. Cows, calves
and other stock sold well for a
cash sale.... A horse belonging to
James Ireland fell down on a bill
side and hung himself. .. .Mr. Dicker
hoof bad a brood mare frozen to death
in a snow drift. . . .The severe storm of
sleet and snow prevented the meeting of
the Agnes City lyceum last Thursday
evening, but we trust we shall not be the
losers by waiting for the next time, as we
expect that the Agnes City Phonograph,
which is edited by Mr. John
Stow and Miss Mabel Grant will amply
repay for the delay.... Richard and Al
fred Eden, of Bluff creek, are making
preparations for building a mill near
the old Santa Fe trail. The patronage
of the surrounding country will make
such an improvement a paying invest
ment beyond doubt. . .J. H. Mounce cap
tured a raccoon recently whose weight
was twenty-one pounds. He says it was
all that he and his dog could do to take
his coon ship. . . .A. Howard's team ran
away, completely demolishing the wag
on.... Mrs. Dickerhoof is just recover
ing from a very severe attack of lung
fever Master Will Fox and his
sister are cointr to make a
visit to Iowa. Will says the weather is
getting too warm and he wants to get
the benefit of the balance of the Iowa
winter. .. .Mr. Young had the misfor
tune to loose a work hore and an ox
during the rcceut severe Weather, and
eight or ten head of cattle are reported
to have perished in the late storm.
.Double marrisne-J. II. Carterto Miss
Mary Holtbooser. and Will Strontr to
Miss Kate Youne, all of Aznes City
township. They will celebrate their
nuptials by givioa a grand ball Bluff
creek has been on a bender. It is full
of water, with acres of ice in huge drifts
making it look like the arctic sea. ...
Large flocks ot wild geese have been
seen at this point flying north.
Iron Wright's Creek.
Tuesday, March 8.
That idiot must have swung out in a
straw hat, as we have good sleighing to"
day and quite a number are improving
it. . . .Five years ago the wise ones said
the upland in this neighborhood would
never be settled, but we must fence pas
tures this spring or let our cows go five
miles for grass. . . .Mr. Duey has taken a
farm four miles northwest of Emporia.
We cheerfully recommend both him and
bis wife as good citizens and neighbors.
There have been a good many cases of
lung fever in this neighborhood this win
ter, one case proving fatal, the oldest son
of Mr. H. Eliot, on the 3d of this month.
The bereaved parents have our fullest
sympathy, for we know that time alone
can heal so deep a wound. . . .Give
us a rest on the lumber question,
and tell us why the three
little kittens didn't get any pie....
Hie railroad company burned up three
cars that were ditched near Wright's
creek a few dtys ago. There was more
lumber in them than some of us have
on our farms. Would it not have been
to their interest to have given it to some
poor man ? Feed the bens that lay for
you. Still farmers will vote railroad
bonds, pay four prices for fieight and
fare, and take their medicine like
little men....L. Harris has re
turned from Illinois where he
has been spending a few months.
I. CM.
Beadlna Klpples.
Tuesbay, March 8.
The literary has adjourned till next
November. . .George Cornell has bought
a couple of lots just north of bis bouse. . .
Theodore Simair has bought all the re
maining land in the southwest quarter of
the town section, comprising about a
hundred acres. , . .Mr. J. M. Stephen
son's family - and goods have arriv
ed and they they go to house
keeping in Mr. Hubbard's house. .
The snow has given a great impetus
to business about the saw mill and
Douglass' timber. Mr. Douglass is hav
ing all his large trees cut down and di
vided into fencing and numberless props.
He is also building a corn crib and car
riage house. Mr. Nickel has got out
enough posts and fencing to fence in bis
section near Barclay.... Mr. Frost is
able to be around again.
Dry Goods, Notions, Carpets,
S n j -v
une oi tne
Farmers, Railroad Men and Mechanics,
In fact everyone
should wait for
GOODS HOUSE, to be opened March 1st at
Wibley & Henson's present stand.
IN A FEW DAYS BROWN COTTONS will be Mighty Cheap.
Because we are new men and must work up a trade.
Because we are willing to pay to make your acquaintance.
Because we will sell for cash, the only way to sell cheap.
Because we have hought for cash, the only way to buy cheap.
Because whatever advantage long experience in the business will
give we have.
We only ask
You wiU find us
Shawls, Carpets, Etc.,
which they are prepared to sell at the
C. B. Bacheller will be a candidate for
justice of the peace at the spring elec
tion. Frank Payne will be a candidate for
re-election to the office of justice of tbe
peace at tbe ensuing municipal election.
Charles Fletcher will be a candidate
for re-election for justice of the ieace at
the coming city election.
Judge J. F. Culver will be a candidate
for justice of the peace at the ensuing
municipal election.
Heartily Commended.
Portland Sunday Times: A good-sized
audience greeted the Original New Or-1
leans Minstrel j at Portland Theatre last
evening, and we venture to say that ev.
ery one present was fully satisfied with
the entertainment presented. With the
continuous string of puns, jokes and
grimances that Charley Goodyear pre.
sented, tbe 'fine singing of tbe Clip
per Quartette and tbe first class dancing
of Welby and Pearl, tbe entire audience
were kept in the best of bomor through
out tbe evening. But the' chief feature
of the performance was tbe cornet solo
by Prof. L. P. Benjamin, who accom
plished the wonderful feat of reaching
five Cs while playing "Coming Thro'
tbe Rye," and without using the valves
or any artificial appliances. We heartily
commend this company as being flrst
class and deserving a liberal patronage
wherever they may go.
Don't trifle with a severe conch or
cold. Procure in time, if you wish to
save doctor bills, a bottle of Dr. Mar
shall's Lung Syrup. Price only 25
cents, large size 50 cents. Sold by all
druggists. .
Pernutor Kreaa of tba Hair
Nowadays may be entirely prevented by
tbe use of Burnett's Cocoaine. It has
been used in thousand of cases where
the hair was coming out in bandfuls,
ana kas never tailed to arrest lU decay;
it promotes a healthy and vieorous
growth, and it is at the. same time un
rivaled as a soft and elomr dreraine
for tbe hair.
Burnett's flavoring extracts are tbe
best, strongest and most healthful. Sold
Nearly all tbe ills that afflict tuau-
kind can be prevented and cured bv
keeping Hie stomach, liver and kidneys
in perfect working order. There is no
medicine known that will do this as
quickly and snrely, without interfering
with your duties, as Parker's Ginger
Tonic. See advertisement.
All cages of weak or lame back, back
ache, rheumatism, &c, will find relief
by wearing one of Carter's Smart Weed
and Belladona back ache plasters. Price
25 cents. . .
Tbe people of the west owe a debt of
gratitude to Lr. Aver for tbe production
of Ayer's ague cure. Its timely use will
save much so Bering and much dis
couragement, and we recommend it with
the greatest confidence in its ability to
uu i uiai is promised I or ll.
If your hair is coming out, or turning
gray, do not murmur over a misfortune
you can easily avert. Ayer's hair vigor
win remove las cause oi your gner by
restoring your bair to it natural color.
. and therewith your good looks and good
UKUEC. - .
' California Kidney Tea Is a vegetable.
It is a pleasant drink and a specific for
diseases of tbe kidneys. Ton can test
mc uuuQui vaiiiurnn iviuney tea tor
ca.. T . ; I i : .i r
v . . "jii iciictq uu can job.
Try a package of B. Wbeldon A Co, and
Largest stocks
interested in saving their money,
you to wait and give
at Wibley & Henson's old stand.
O. P.
are now opening up a very large and COMPLETE STOCK of
Domestic and Fancy
Gr. H JONES & Co.,
Clothing, Gent's Furnishing Goods, Hats and
. Caps, Boots and Shoes, Trunks
and "Valises &c
Corner of Commercial St. and Fifth Ave Emporia, Kansas.
Next door north
announce a grand closing sale of
Winter Goods, including over
coats and heavy
to get ready for
Now is Your Opportunity;
Call and see us and secure bar-
For Sal.
Booth weat qnarter of aeetkn 1. township SL,
run 11, oca mil toatbeast of Hitler Uiion.
ob Cag-la creek. There is generally plenty of
water nt the quarter; good ranee J'rjre.
$700. Northwett quarter ol section 1L, town
taip tl, ran ire 11, near Harper creek timber;
no water, bat spring- water can be had by a
Mttte digging; twenty-one aeras moor cul
tivation, aati ahodgerow broken aratad the
& Co.
J 1 "ITT J
in tne west.
us one trial.
It !!;UV':;VJ
of the post office,
suits, AT COST,
Spring Stock.
Lewis Bros.
quarter. Price, Ineladlna- break Id jr. S7S0.
Terms for either qnarter, SUM cash, balanea
in one to two year' tune, at per eeut or
will take stoek at market rioe&. A1m a
forty-acre, well improved farm, known aa
tbeGriiCa tarm, four mile south went ol Hart,
ford; all under jrood fence, one-half tinder
cultivation, g-ooa orchard of peachok,
cherries, etc. ; Rood one and a hul f story i ramo
house, log- stable and other outuiiiMinm.
well and cistern, Vor further Information
address II. Uralner, Emporia, KaMior call
at his plane, two miles south of fclmeudaro
eenooi house.

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