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La- ai'S!1 NMWtrifiyJU "- 'sSXi Uil STn ' -liijjl That Tppro county BolilBlmlo proii- !l.(rF' M!Mwf?W i -- ' " -" n'"' lo ihouc11 k"ou'" -' iimo. iV "(kkwVM m) ''Mv1Wkm( 1" ILmIo C" i''lt' '''V l,'oasul'.v t Parsons was f MW7lWWriF0W " AW'" unrlclicd i(l() Monday morning us a $fi($s(gmvr im)ial P " result of thu excursion luto that town ''ZZtzt&zSBs' I cilllll I iBJl " J Sunday. i, I iJwxllllII s&tix v ''lc f-'Cuvonworth Tlinoi says Kan- 1 lth .- JS5,$hirtW ?z-vv """-. " sns' only sensation now Is the hot IIPII TopcLa Mnll & Hrec70. Hon. Morton Albaugh Little Cecil Struttou, of Ilrlcktowu, Loses mi Kye mid is ery Sei- iuitsly lluvneil. A very distressing accident litippcn cd out in Briektown Saturday evening as the rosiilt of some small hoys play ing with a can parliall.x tilled with gun powder. Tlio boys all llvo in the neighborhood of South Oak street and in some way secured a supply of gun powder. This they took out In tlio street in a can and were amusing themselves exploding it in small quantities, haviug built a lire to fur nish a spark. Tlio older boys seem to have escaped injury, but llttlo Cecil Stratton, the four-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Stratton, of 10.'! South Oak streot was badly burned, lie had watched tlio othor boys perform and when thoy woro not looking ho ignited iv stick ho had been carrying In the ilro and, stopping over the powder can, stuck the stick into tlio powder. The can had just strength enough lo shoot the blaze up into his faco and his noso and eyes received tlio worst of tho llames. Drs. GurllnghouRO and Whitfield wero culled and they think tho littlo fellow has lost the sight from his right cjo permanently. It is u dis dressing accident at best but every body will liopo tho lad's eyesight may bo saved. Two Children Succumb. In u town us big as big and as busy as Iola where peoplo work night and day and at very trying work it is sur prising that there aro not daily pros trations. Tho extreme boat improving very bad for children and Sunday two deaths occurred hero. Tho six months old sou of Mr. nnd Mrs. John Morrison, of 12.'l south Tennesseo street died ul 10 o'clock Sunday of cholera infantum and tho funeral was held from the houso at 10 o'clock that evening. A particu larly distressing part of tho story was that Mr. Morrison was absent in tlio Kiowa country and thcro received a telegram tolling of his baby's Illness. Ho could not gefc homo in tlnio to seo it allvo. Floyd, thosurvlving ono of tho twin boys born to Mr. and Mrs. Chauncoy Rush a fow weeks ago followed his deceased brother to a better world Sunday morning. Newspapers Combine. Rumors havo beenrlfo for soma tlma that tho local newspaper field was too full for tho men behind tho pens and Monday It was reported on ap parently excellont authority that the Farmers' Friend had gathered to Its bosom the Allen County Democrat. This is ono of the fewcases in tho Stato v hare the Populist contingent is the swullower. Tho gentlemen behind tho Democrat ciinio hero from Topokit and flora tho first issue got out a paper tuat was handsome typographically. It was full of Topoka picturos, had numerous foreign scenes, and worked itself to death trying to ralso tho wages in tho IIixhstkr olllce. It de served a hotter fate. Tho RratSTKU understands tho man agement planned on coming here to combine tho threo pupors known by other names than tho Rjxustkh Into ono. Hut tho prices woro put up too high and tho comblno fulled. j isvuv c?" i - jm h5 u ' '8b&- M .--" s2s ") m. mmzM invites tlio Populists to join tlio Republican Party. Close to 8100,000 n Month. During tho month of July the pay rolls in Allen county will run cloo to $100,000. This is just for tho big fae lories at Iolu, Liullnrpo and Gas Clt. The figures are oillelal, not rough guesses, and aro from tho lists of the banks hero whore tho.pay checks weie mado out. Tlio figures for the last pay day, Saturday July "0, arc as follows: Lanjou .inc Co., No. 1 fit, 070 2.1 ' '2 1,000 00 " :i r.,.V)o oo Cement Company 11,100 00 Cherokee Lun.v on Smolter 2,"'M .'II Prime-Western Smelter 2,517 28 A. H. Cockeroll Smolter 517 15 Nicholson Smolter (1,000 00 Acid Works 1,017 25 Star Hrlek Company 500 00 Total $15,512 77 Hero wo find over $00,000 anionth on the roll and thero are tho two other brick plants, tho ice plant and the minor factories, tho rail roads and so forth to make up tho extra $10,000. Tho street railway alono paid out close to 1f)00. And this Is tho reason whilo Iola will suller somewhat from tho cutting down of tho cash supply of her old und steady friends tho farmers, sho will bo In far better shapo than any othotown in tlio stato. Tho Riichsteu defies comparison to show tho samo pay roll per capita in tho State. A. K. WriKht Out For Sherih". Tho attorney general has recently handed down his opinion that sherltls now serving their second term imVnot eligible for appointment to that posi tion during tho year to olupso between tlio expiration of their terms and tho time when the now luw says elections shall be bold. Tho now law has fixed this tlmo of olectlon at January, ll)0:i, so tho year from 1002 to January 100.'! will bo vacant. Appointments will bo mado by tho governor to till this vacancy and tho TopekuCapitul states that Mr. A. K. Wright, a well-known citizen of tho city, has application on tlio for appointment to tho position for that year. Man Mysteriously Disappeared Two Weeks Ago, Found. Other Hum boldt News. Fiom Humboldt ciirrexpomlcnt. On July .'!rd a cousin of Henry Strunghorner was stacking oats und became overheated. Ho started for tho houso and that was tho lust seen of him. Ho hud but recently arrived from Germany and thinking that ho might have becarao lost Mr Strang hornor advertised und hunted all over tlio country for him. Sunday his body was found in an unfrequented pasture belonging to Mr. Simons south of Humboldt. Ho hud evidently wandered there, bocamo unconscious and died. Mr. L. A. Garrot Is very ill at his homo in Humboldt, Dr, und Mrs. lillllngsofCanibrldge, Mass., aro the guests of Mrs. Billing' sister, Mrs. John Amos. Thoy havo just returnod from Germany whoro Dr. Hillings bus boon studying. No Kake wlary olTer, but UIk commission to men to bell poultiy X mixture in tho country nix Nerer mlnu stum Kureka Mn. Vo. K. Street, St. LouIk, III, ID. THE IOLA. UEGISTEK FRIDAY JOLT sfi.moi .f.F. He Comes to liny rolledJAiigns Cattle From the Finest Herd hi the World. Hon. F. D. Coburn, secro'ary of the Stato Hoard of Agriculture, tho man who wrote "Tho Helpful Hen," "Tho lleef Steer and his Llttlo Red Sister," and a dozen other books about Kan sas livostock and agriculture, the fame of which went round the earth, was in Iola Friday. Tho object of his visit was to -purchase some thoroughbred Polled An gus cattle for tho Stato Agricultural College, and so ho went straight out to tho Anderson - Finloy Stock Farm, sevenmlles northeast of Iolu, whore he hudnodlDleulty in finding exactly what he wanted. Ho bought two cows and two calves, "or rather" ho said," partly bought them and Mr. Anderson partly donated them." "Tho truth of tho matter Is," said Mr. Coburn lo a representative of tho Ri:gisti:ii, "Mr. Anderson's herd is better known and moro appreclulated In Scotland than it is iu Allen county. I keep pretty close truck of thoso things, and I huve no hesitation in saying that It is the finest head of Polled Angus cattlo In this countrv and probably iu tho world. Just think of it! Over threo hundred head of cattle, everyone of them registered and pedigreed. Why, It Is simply won derful. It Issomethlngthat tho State and country may well bo proud of, to say nothing of tho country." A Water Smrgestioii. Let tho peoplo u-o It, got them to uso it, if not ono way then another. This dry weather i an ndvnntare to Iola s exptM'liniMit of muni i! owner- ship of water works belnghiudieitppcd by the lack of towers. This dry, hot weathor is a God send to the under taking. There aio probably ten or twenty users where thero would bo ono If It was an ordinary year. Thero Is an abundunoo of water in tho Neosho and plenty of pumping capacity. There Is no doubt hut that tho Invest ment will bo prolitablo If thero aro enough users. Lot us bo genorous to thoso who will go down in their pockets for the price of connections und rates. If they sprinklo an hour longer than tho rule let us not seo them. Tho thing is to get people to connect und used to tho convenience of tho water. This Is our opening year. Uso tho water on your own promises but not on your neighbor's Is tho idea of a tax payor not in, (he water district. A Tax Payi:. (Jims. A. Rusher Injured. Sunday Charlie Rusher, who lives at north Colborn streot, went to tho woods with a friend and thoy shot a squirrel in a tree near the fair grounds. Rushor climbed tho tree to got it and a limb broko, lotting him fall to tho ground. No bonos wore broken but tho tondens und muscles of his right foot wero badly torn nnd wrenched and tho doctor says It Is a serious hurt. Mrs. Rushor rocently becamo a mother and is still ubed and tho accident which lays up tho hus band threatens to bring tho family to dlro want. The Lcuvcnworth Timos says Kan sas' only sensation now Is the hot weather and that she bus a suporabuii' uutico oi in ti t . Tho people of Topeka were some what surprised to find that tho man who had charge of tho small-pox pest houso also sold milk. Thero is a general impression over tho stato that tho weather man Is not lighting fair and Is guilty of hitting below- the belt tlio corn belt. Arkansas City Traveler. "All In dications point to tho fact that several weeks may olapso boforo It Is tlmo to publish that tho frost is on tho pump kin vino?" Over in Japan when u lire breaks out on a man's promises ho is sent to tho penitentiary. In Kansas he col lects hts Insurance and lives happy ever after. Ono advantages of a paper mill is that it makes a market for straw. Douglas county farmers are getting fil an aero from their wheat laud for the straw alono. An eastern pupr thinks that thero is not enough moisture In drouth stricken Kansas to (lumpen a postage stamp and suggests an improved kind with a rivet fastener. Tlio Marion Record sajs that the doril takes no vacations. Hut ho is probably tho onlj party of note In this state who hasn't had a longing to get away somewhere right now. Attention lias boon called to two Ft. Scott lco dealers who aro laid up with sprained bucko. There is probably not another dealer in tho stato who delivers chunks largo enough to bo dangerous. The Neosho Falls Post say9 that tho regular greeting tlio men of that town reeelvo when they return homo Is: "Well, come in or stay out; you'ro letting in u million files!" D. O. McCray, Webb MeNall and Jerry H.itkln all registered for claims in tho new Indian country. And whilo Kansas don't wish the new- laud bad luck sho does hopo these Populist brothers will draw farms. The paternal lullaby as alTeetcd by the heal at Parsons: "Oil. my precious, precious pet, Atik'clslHt urounil you: Novwiy, nownv. nowny, now, tio tu sleep confound you " Produco men aro experiencing con siderable difficulty now in shipping eggs us tho hen fruit hatches out In the heat. Not oven a hardened com mission man can claim a peeping chick is a "fresh egg." A Topeka bachelor informs tho Herald that ho discredits tho story tlmt'love is blind, llo says in a long oxporioneo ho never know a man in love who couldn't seo twice ns much in his girl as he, tho bachelor, could. A man who visited Kingman as solicitor for an agricultural paper, not only ollered tho paper cheap but gave tho subscribers a drink and a chance to draw a fow dollars as wit nesses boforo tho county attorney. Ho was a dotoctlvo. An Ottawa girl has been going with a fellow named Snow of that pliico for somo ten years, und thoy wero married last week. It required a temperature of 10:t In tho shade to molt her heart and convlneo her of tlio joy of boing snow bound for tho rost of her days. Wlullold Is in doad oarnost on tho beer question. A policeman attempted to capture u dray load and the driver refused to stop. Tho policeman fired on tho team twlco, chased tho outfit all over town at a break nock ruto, and then had tho man arrested for fast driving. Loavonworth Times: During tho Josslo Morrison trial a Kansas minis ter preached from tho text: "As yo sow, so shall yo reap." Jessie has now been placed in tho tailor shop of the penitentiary, and a companion sermon ou "As yo sow, so shall yo rip," might not bo Irreverently inap propriate. Kvou socloty girls havo yloldod to the heat und dress cool at homo now. A Wichita girl answered tho door hell recontly and lot her boau enter, thon wont to call horsolf. When sho got hor pads, complexion and othor ac cessories In place she swept Into tho room and ho nover recognized hor as tho Bumo girl who admitted him. According to tho Sontlnol a colored portor on tho Union Pacific reels oil tho following "call" on running Into Solomon: "Solomon change cars for Minneapolis and Dololt don't forgot your umbrellas and small packages Solomon 1b a town of 1,100 population, and 1,000 of tho peoplo will moot you at thodepot Solomon!" E. C. REJVISBERG, Buggies, Surreys, Road Wagons, Spring Wagons Farm Wagons, Heavy Teaming Wagons, Farm Implements of All Kinds, and Needs. Our Alotto: The Very Best of Goods at The Very Lowest Prices. N ours for Business, E. C. lEJVLSBERG, At the Old lltacktmltlt Stand, Smith ol Squire, Iota Kansas. h 111 SPJ lllchor in Quality than most 10c Cigars LEVIS' SINGLE straigiitScigar Compare them ilh other Cigars and you find good reasons for their costing (he dealer more than other brand FRANK P. ItVVIS, PIORU.IU. ORIGINATOR TIN FOIL SMOKER PACKAGE Kansas City, Kansas, has lauded a $7.",000 Carnojflo library. Thero wero li2(Ideaths nttho Soldiers' Homo at Leavenworth tho past year. Tho Hniporla Ga.etto txlves a half column article to a rain of onc-llfth of an Inch. Tho Orient rnllwny peoplo will have tho road runnini? clear through Kan sas by .limitary ilrst. Fred Wellhouso, Kansas' applo kiiif, says that the majority of tho crop is in good shapo yet. A Leavenworth man eolebrajed his eighty-ninth birthday not lonu since by taking a llttlo exercise In tho corn- lie Ul vvitn a tioo. A llotirbon county eattleinim ox leets to muko good money this winter iy feeding cattle chopped wlioat and oats straw mixed with chopped wheat. Ottawa Herald: Nobody knows hfct what's wrong with Atchison, but every body roallzes that it's something very unusual. A saloan keoper was sent to jail tnere tins weeK. Hutchinson News: It was so hot last week in somo partsof Kansas that you eouiu sot a inatcn ou uro oy stieK ing it in a nail of watorthat had stood In tho sunshine for a fow minutes. Tho city fathers at Fort Scott aro agitated over tho condition of tho Marmaton river from which tho city water is drawn. Its muddy stato is nrobably duo to peoplo stirring it up looking tor pearls. A valuablo ono was found a fow miles above tho city not long ago, A wheelman's tool bag isn't com plete without a bottlo of Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil. Hoals cuts, bruises, stings, sprains. Monarch over pain. A hundred negroes had a prayor mooting in tho hollow whero Alexan der, tho Loavonworth negro, was burnod, They wanted a sign as n proof of his innoconco and concludod by praying tho Lord that if Alexnndor was not guilty not to lot ltlruln for 24 hours. 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