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mm . CQU III BEMOCEiTi VOLUME II. -'-fc . KANSAS NEWS. " Itrned is to have the electric light. AjptlTfmy has had iu, first 'colored vreddiug. Senator fluml) gave 8500 to the . Mrs. Logan fund. . Hhev were 234,093 'snoVe sheep in 188(5 then in 880. Two milium swine eat corn on Kan sas land tliis winter. The water w rks at .dge City are completed aud in use Since N(3. 1,287,551 poundsoj but ter hale been sold in ivans. Kansas people freeeiv mail from gver 2,600 pustofficeaiu the state. ComaueXo county haa ley news, papers. Land office notices do it, A Hutchinson nrm is making a business ot shippiigcats tc (LWorado. Wellington will have a free postal delivery on the record male ayearago. The Hutchison Xeiva nominates T. T. Taylor for Goj.ruoj two jears hence. - Winfield has a'oan an4 building association with capiful stock ut'3, 000,000. The people Of J&httNen oSnty are qnite juhliaut ojcjp theij gooi ta prospeet. Russell coan3y has ter1 $135,009 to the Fort Smitl X&ms&i & Western railroad. The first train OtfP the tX M. & X. ran into Turou on firs day .of January. The colored fc'mrchfO oiwit?i t'ic others in observing the weeftofyrayer at Salina. A colony lias been funded" t Wich ita for going into theQe&UQ& strip lor settlement. The ice on She riv? a? Ottawa Ts frozen to a depth suliicieui to pal up ice for use. Topska fv-ols great! vjlufe5 sjvep the completion of the r .ul vvhijiDcouootit hor with F rt Scott. A now Kansns hook is the Jjirly lijiniuisceocfs of PionwJr Xjite ii& ivau1 by liiv. JamjSiiyr. fi&rwciit .ucerckuat clo'l tbeiripl- i "oe -vi f.K.ie.s.s lupng . the obseijuiies of, iK(i-al Logan. L avemvortfc had soeu? admit 000 for "current expensed" daJiii'lbe .past three earso The telegrapfe- w?r fcs ba com- ?!etod tO William pJry q.ii iliree;i i nka in a feJ (lays. (J)ver eighty miles cfpad hav been completed ojQ the Bcti $n4 of the D. , Si. fc since last Juty j ' Ice ten infehe3 thick !s now rning iStowed away t be used' ia the Ita.ti.ui clime of s.nUbera Kausa Geuda Springs, havin x tw railroad wants aiiotuer, anil already 'talks1' of Street cars and eleclrie liglite The County JZojotei$& sjx column folio published at Ufe town ofK -aruey, in Kearney county, that is'tu he. General Graut Posj Kt 2, Depirt ment ot Kansas, Uui n Veterans' (Ju ion, has bceu orgimize in LopAis A Siuthoru Kms:i9 pip-ir says: 'yny d nt the : coaie to southern &aa fi to find the nicest, climate in Amer ica?" A Fort .Scott piper, say There are ab iut SO, 000 bjsiiela "of sug.ir cane seed to be thrashed at the sugar yorks. The Santa Fe irill build a douhlej track ir on Ivans is City t Topka. Work will be coumeuced early in UioT spring. 0 A Topeka paper is certain that there are more beautiful young ladies in T pt'ka than any other eighteen cities in Kansas. e The annual reunion of Normal teach ers, graduates and students lias been held at Topjka, resulting in a most pleasaut ufiair. The Clearwater Leader has suspend ed, and the material will be taken to Wichita to be used in the publication of an afteru ou paper. The Topska Journil says; We fiod that in Ivans;is ilu-re are 115 railrottf! companies with aa a aggregates capital etockot 000,7-15,000. Oa the 0th iosumt Li'.vreuce was visited by a destructive fire, resulting in a Jjoes of uvre than a q iarter of a miiiioii of dollars worth of.property. The Eastern Kansas District; Midi -cal society announces that thir next regulir meeting will hi hA in the county court house, Lawreuce, J9n. 11. The report goes that the Kansas su- prenie curt has refusal to give Attur- j ney b.uera I Bra :ord:iiya.si,ta:,ce,n pjociug the JOO&aloous in Leavenworth, GREAT The Iwrease Trihm there Natural ga ha- Wn .truck at Has- j will be tteoQt'eriiuoe te:weeu ciiies fik,a farm near Pittttair. Kansas.. the aeuvifti clas a to legislation th vea yeaj. Atc'iiaoo will soon havaeiatbink in operatiou, "hi8e capital an 1 lej -it) will reach oine two ind a halt millions of dollars. A syndicate of eastern capitalist visited i4.ori.ng, Kas., las' week, with a view of erecting a 20i,0K inanu factor. eotaoiisiiinent. The sKatiiiii cra -i Ijas struck Empo r a again. But this tim it is toe pure unadulterated arii-Jie, aud C itn od river turuisties the rink facilities. Tne S ildiers home at JLavcu worth Bow cjuu:us cleveu liu;i.ired a-voi-uueer sol.liersaud by the 1st ot Apri it is thougikt it vtdi uave ti.teen hun dred. The capital siwk of railroad compa nies chartered in Kaosas the p vst year will aggregate nearly i"03,OJJ,0J, or over tv-tu.4-Js of a o.lliou of dol lars. In 183G Kansas was a little &ortin wheat; yet 15.00J.OOO b.ts.tet were gathered. That was a small wnount cunoared witU 48.0J0.JOJ raised in locS4. Tiie anunal meeting of the SherilT'e C-operaLive association w;tt coaveue on January 25ih, iu Topek:i. Toe meeting Tiii oe oue of great iuipor tance. Kansas has 572.053 aoi-ses fr the plersuro and profit of iier cit:zeu!i. I'liey range in value from oa dollar and fit ty cants up to seven tiiouud dollars. Fiv miles of roal hare be3 c m plcLei oa Liu laic a oxlousiou and a foive o." i 1'J trains wjre empl ye l : tiie gra!e west un.ii the roc.:ut cold snap c 'Ufpi-JItd taoai to lay overfii a fe days. Toe W.'cMu Biard ofTal has passed a resolution a ainsr tne pasa 3 ot tne Ivjgan iotr-state hill a: tordr ed the san-i trauiuiitod oar Sjnators iy toifgr.ipli. 'foe Eld rado Hepubltean says: The Ka.-sa i)osses of tne Associated Press iisve regulaoo 1 tue news d vn tHuca a point that we get Uotiiiuj: lrin Kun s.is any more. Tiietext bo:k matter is brought to tie attention of the h-gis!at rs Uythe ui-s of tic Scat."- r iatiiivitl ciianiug of the text !ks wiUd ai)t- icsit tie stopped. The ' isttuitlard says: Lea v.-n worth does not ut-ed prohibition be.;su.w tiiere is no honesty in it, but sue iietids some system that will better regulate and control the saloons. Rili ltpm'ioi juts in the naighnr h od of tt oaace are sailing at fr am 300 to l,20J.ch. Tii t amc land next s ij turner wlil he worta douole thtamoanc. Gjuetle, A Prhihition paiersays: The w'ais key papers f K in oiigat be a ir.il lesi free with toeir advice to tue Leg islature c mcerniug tiie iiest uid.'a d of crusamg tne r traffic. Toe GUbz iKiysi: AlthougS pr ohibi ri m" ruled Aichiuoa tturing 18d, there were as many drunKs arjested in that ear as there Were iu 1885, as the police court docket will show. Toe Kansas Legislature,' by amend ing the iavs relating to usury, Would 4lo'gitnd service in the intere-it of thou Oads'who are kept poor hy paying sucu ing.i rates. Manhattau liepublicaa. B.iilding aud Loau associations ap pr to i-e 'xular iu Kansas, i.s arti rles of iucorpuration for such societies tire filed with the secretary of the state at the rate- from one to half a doxeu per week. X.F. -Veres, internal revenue col- r lecttir .f the dis:rict uf Kansas, has collected $JO,000 Uk op bogus butier in "the Hat-e fT th.e month ofN ovpin-j her. Tins t-hous that this industry has grown "tt"cousideralhe importance. The Ivausaslegislatureaml the Kan sas Lpal SuCi age assiation, and the .Statelier n---cition all met at the State capita last Tuesday. It was a great day r Topeka. The inau guration services were very imposing. The A., T. A S F. Railroa.1 com pany want ui ore (and at Topeka and liave petitiond for coudnnuatiot. fr ceed.ngs. X'i company iuUud t.e rect locomotite wrika t that place aud .he roiiui s uttidttl fur tne siojs. . A Aa eurt will be md? t ret the lje-rislaturw to av the ri'ka'un vtuution scf ," which wa iri Ij ftitutioaoj can tent ion. AH ut S lXiQ Lot this acr;w is held by the citixeus tf avauaa. A Vin5l l napsraays; We hava just uiewl from tbtcuMest war evtr kutiiwu here. Suudav. Jan. 'J. at 2 Vkk p. m., the mercury stood at l al,v. bit'it U Wk t .ate uin rit U bii S2 4? .reos ia ft,? baara. BEND, KANSAS, THUBDA Y, JANUARY 13. 1887. t A I tmte purem-ed tne pr frr w ft$9,W, and pipe will be Uu to tlicitr immefiaJelv. w!ra the , di tw utilized tit six no melteraaaj other hating purposes. At T ipekath wa ttcuer reprtae:N ic that portion uf'K -no firing t of t.'ie wesfern boundary of Cloud aud n'rt! of tUe innnh Vme f Waw taitseeeuuty, mt in Uepri'ntative hall ud p-Tt'eoted au oiyan:iT..n t he knovru an tlie N-rti.eatru Kansas Ttaclie'V asa ciat:u. A new pr-'po! "ad is t; run from (Cio8.i City t Wirliiu iia. E ria, troi Wichira i Kotut, aud fr-ou tha? p:nt t the S iut! western ctwner diKqi thence t:r ug! No -laVe L md t Alhuquer(iie. At a point ettst of AlhtiqpAerqutsa liue will- run west to LI Pa. Pr.f. r?aw wcatber report f-r Ocemher says: '.Tli c ddst Ie cen!t;r since 1878 : f r. alth .uorii its ini iinj ioi iemreratiire has heu often urpfcsd, its averjg3 teiiiperatiifus ' were unusually lw. f here ilk ve bii : tut to colder O cpinlcr in the past , uitietn vear. (1S7J ad lsia.j. Theflevent? annual meeting of the KaiiKas 8fate Historical Society will ha held in the hall of the house of reprf neutarivc t Toiekan Tuesday, January 19th, 1887, for the election ot -n third t the memDers ot tne lioard of directrt, and the transaction of snch other hisiues as may come before the meeting. Tlie eemiuissioaer of tbegenerl lad ofSca has nofified ItK-a! laud agents iu ivazi-414 t adtrisd all parti- uiikiag app! cafions to eaier laods heretofore certified ta the State of lv.ana for the lettif!t of tiie AtcUinson, Topeka & tina Fd rai v y cruay, taat sa?a apptioii:j,.r ae rvlnny usclc, a no pivfe euce or other rig'at can tans he a paired. A Wesrcrn Km is j nrnaT Rays: Ilal estate iu Kansas is on arise ii tverjr county iu the srare. Tlie de maud for land is greater in the western than in the (.-astern unties. There die rcas a for thi which are tt-nerub ly understood by lanl buyers. Tie thousands wi will move into West- ru Kansas dnrhig the next fnr Qinlhs will tend to keej pru p. . '" ' Lirvkd. Kan , Jan. 8. The uit auiust the Atclds n,Tojeka and San ta Fe railroad broiii'.tt in the district c urt here by D vid Clark, ended t dav in a judgment fr Clark for $02, 000 worth i.f irjrty destroyed by lir and S15.000 dauiHgei for the los of bin wife, who' was. burned at the eanj4 time Tae suit of Willi im Sly ended in a judgment fir $ 55.000 for pert oal tries. Knun City Time. R'fernu'' to educational progress in Kansas, one ihi nf the"peaker8 at tlie meeting of the H ate Teaoliers Assn-i ati'M, in Topckt, during the holidays, sai-l: In 18(d there were iu Kansas 5.94 tsaeheM. T -di? thre is over 9.00J. 1 1 1803 theie'iu the 8tate 8. 5(K tich nd chi.dren. T dav thre are 485.0. In 1MG3 the State- vf Kan-i- spent for educational purposes $2-4,-00'J. i'o-day tne si hools of Kansas cost the State 2,213,000. H raoe now has fifty buildings and twenty-three more contracted for. We. predicted last (September thatllor ace w.mld have one hundred good, sulfetnntoil hoi.ses before the first of March aud at the rate she is building at prest-n it vli exceed that number by $;reat dds. If you are coming west and waut to" get into a live town you will do well to make a note of this. Trains will le running into this town next summer and if strangers wish to view the curiosities at the old f gy summer res rt oyer ;.n the riversida rliev can do so at a slijrht expense as hacks will make trips every half hour each day during the heated term. Giudte. A leftr was writen by the Commis sioner ! the lieaerai Land OfHce a few days --go, iu relation to lauds in west ern Kansas which havelteen certified lo the Atehisou, Topeka & Santa Fe lSaitnal company. A report has been circulated in wt stern Kansas that the lauds now held by the A., T F. rail -oat, granted to that company by the iroverumtfot. would so u befcU iect t otry. As a result tlire bas been ! a rush t the land ofii -e at Garden City ncd Lrned by persons wh:ltsired to gfta c oioe piece of govorament Jaud j Vi , i eur, as iiie i tui4 are a t sabjt u ntr?. Some of the applicants tiieu nppealel to the Uci:ed Braie Land Ciniu.ii!(Hier. and taat brought out the Cmia?ji.r.r'8 letter which con cludes t h a: "Thertfi-re, aud ia rder t prevent iinptsition up.ui citizens by oiiiea:lin? rrpresoiitatiius, you are in atrncte I tu advice all ran wb tnay appfjr t etcr ccriidud Iambi that such applications are wiwllj j?eless." IBTS AMD SHEI Jiist received an immense line ami Lte3 TO BE SLAUGHTERED IN NEXT TEN DAYS! 9 e At ess than it cjit to mtnuftituro thja, at e OPPOSITE POS. OFFICE, THE LEADNG, DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, BOOT, S HQ E AND FURNISHING GOODS HOUSE OF GREAT BE.D, KANSAS. FINE - DRESS - GOODS - A - SPECIALTY. Respectfully, Ss:2yirt:?s ?c? 1:t SI WOOD 2 GOs KEENEY. KEENEY IS LOADED WITH GCCD! Quccns-waic! C-lasswaxoJ EJcZidaT- Good ixi Glass And. GliixiS Have never been seen in this town iu such quantities aud vai eties as can now be seen at Keeney's CHILDREN 3 TEA SETS AND TOYS IN IMMENSE QUANTITIES! And the prices are sucb as will enable every ne to pur chase. EverylMidy knows Keener and Everyone Knows He Fur further particulars caH at the leading grocery and qofcfctisware house in Great Bend. RESPECTFULLY, Main Street, Great Bend. ODELIi & AND DEALERS Real Esiaie, Deeded Farms, Govern ment Lands, In aT Trts of Barton ?ountr. Final Proof and other Government Land paperf xecuUfJ with d.sitcu. Deeds aad Mortgages made snd ackeowleded. CITY PROPEUTY FOR SALE OR RENT. AGENTS FOR . KANSAS PACIFIC: RAILROAD LANDS. Coma and Soo Ud, Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas; J. V.'-BRIMK&IAIU & CO., ESTABLISHED IN 1874. DOES Jl. GENERAL BANKING BUSHSTESS. . . $500,000 MI ITP On long time, .with the privilege ot paying at any time. . f Sample Boots KEENEY Always Tells the Truth! GUNNELIi, or Send for Circulars. . . . to Loan! TV L23 I1T NUMBER 41. ATTORNEYS. CLKSC C. COLE. THjEO. C COLE. County Attorney ' " , COLE BHOTIIERS, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office In Court House. C37 Counsel in German bj- Theo. C. Ckile. 2UIIER & OSMOND,. ATTCKKEYG-AT-LAV. 0 Cocek 4 zni 5 in Allen's Block; GREAl BEND - - "SAM. J. DAY Attorney at Law V7ILLHER BLOCK, Kansas." ftWSLT. Rotary. J. H. BEMENT. U If LmUI U ULLULLHUl Attarnsys at Law Real Estats and Loan Agents, Collecting a Specialty, E2!it Propsrty and Pay Taxes C. F. HIFFESBAC1JER, D. A. BANT A. County Attorney . Attorneys at I aw, OlBcu in Allfn-Hubbard Block, rounii 9 and 11. PHYSICIANS. F. LIGHTF00T, Physician & Surgeon. m JHeadqnarters vat JJn's Draff Store. s, j. shaw, r.n. d. OFFICE IN GREAT BETiX. KAN. Aa ns C0NNETT, Physician & Surgeon. OlCco at Hyle& wilnon's Din3 storo' Qreafe Ucud. Eansaa. L I. EeCOUfflCK, M. Physician & Surgeon. Office Ovc(? DodRe &Co.' Hardwars Stpr, Northwest Corner Square. s PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, , , HEADQUARTERS AT . . Barscn k Shaw's Drug Store. HOTELS AND RESTAURANT. .TYPEH HOUSE. Tcrias Ecasonalle. Good Sampl tlooms. : EAJST SXBs'or 8QUASB, Great Bend - - Kansas. VAIXET HOUSEt Near the Depot. Best aocommodatlonB la the c ty for the money. Transient, f L50 per da-. Da" board per week, t-00. A good feed stable ttt-c ied. IM. I. HOLMES. a Proprietor. J.TROILLETT,. o Restaurant aod Confectionery, day board and lodjf .ng. F-ne cigars and tobacco, cao d es, etc., always on band. All kind of dr nka in their season. Oysters in erery Style. For-t Avenue, first door west of the Post. . oiBce. " & A. H. BAKER Real estate. Loanand Insurance IIOISINGTOX, KAN. "W-agon -:- Maker AND F. M. HOIXJE'3 OLD STAND, Vilxia5w Aye.. GREAT BEND,, St