BAXTER SPRINGS, CHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSA8, MARCH 15, 1890.
BAXTER SPRINGS NEWS.
PUBLISHED EVEIiY SATURDAY
BY M. U. GAKIINEB.
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RAILROAD TIME TABLE.
Kansas City, Fort Scott A Memphis Railroad,
Kouth Bound. I Arrive.
Mall iind passenger...! 10 03a.m,
Local freight 1 11.00 a. m.
Mall and paasenirer... I 4.48 p.m.
, I 4.48 p.m. I 4.48 p.
, I 11. SO a. m. 1 1145a
Locul fraiitht 11. SO a. m.
sT.ll a.-.a.tMijiaa VMiinSl rilli
dally except Sunday. Mall closes at post-owce
20 minutes before train lime. UTi
.. . . Mall .nil Flack Line.
iiaxier auu in--i'i' - - -r,i.i.
Thnrartur and Huinrday. Leaves Ba-
torlfi. m.i KelvllleS.8"t Melrose 4; and
arrives ut Chctopa ateo'clock pa.
a i M . Nfnsho street
' M'M the flrnt and third Mon
- . I r U Hnnth
CWC luv evrnins or each month at
iWV5v'HC7:&. ViHltiiis brelhreu fratcr-
AWiv.-'SV naiiy invited.
fi. fl fSllTH. f0.
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
Tucker has the Popular $2 Shoe in
D, E, EE and F conimou sense and
opera lasts. Try them. t
I have a lot of flax seed for sale.
J. J. Fiublet.
Ladies, try a pair of our fine don
gola button shoes. They are sure to
please you. Ouly $2 a pair. Every
pair warranted. J. M. Coopeb.
Jeans pants all prices at
A. M. Pease & Co's.
Great bargains in dress goods at
Mrs. Stark's store.
Fresh garden seeds ut W. E.Tyner's.
Gents' spring underwear atA. M.
Teake & Co's.
NEW MILLINERY GOODS
Now arriving at Mrs. W. W. Jones'
Emporiu m. Call and see them before
buying. Prices lower thau ever.
The rui'ULAic shuji;
At the POPULAR STORE
At the POPULAR PRICE
of $2 pleases ull the ladies.
J. It. Tucker.
Sec those nobby new hats and bon
nets, and oh, to cheap, at Mrs. Stark's
store. Kid aud silk gloves, etc.
Tucker's Popular $2 Shoe always
(rives satisfaction. Hundreds of pairs
of them now is use.
ROCK BOTTOM SHOES, for
gents have no equal for durability.
All sizes and styles; $2.25 per pair.
Every pair warranted. J. M. Coopeb.
Hats and caps cheap at
A. M. Pea ke & Co's.
NORTHERN SEED POTATOES;
Also native seed at W. E. Tyuer's.
We have over 500 pairs odd pants
for you to select from. We will please
you in style and price. J. M. Coopeb.
A full line of women's, miss's and
children's shoes at A. M. Pcake & Co's.
We are making some very low
prices ou clothing. It will pay you to
see our stock before buying.
J. M. Coopeb.
The best $2 shoe at
A. M. Peake & Co's.
For bargains in all kinds of cloth
ing call ou J. M. Cooper.
The latest shades in spring fabrics
at A. M. Peako & Co's.
The greatest bargains iu dress goods
at J. M. Cooper's. .
For bargaius in dry goods go to
A. M. Peake & Co'a.
J. M, Cooper is making very low
prices on all kinds of dry goods.
Gloves at cost at A. M. Peake & Co'a.
J. R. Tucker has just received an
elegant line of spring clothing.
We have an immense stock of field
and garden seeds, Onr prices are the
lotoest: 55c a bushel for extra clean
new red top ; $4 a bushel for fine new
red clover seed. Everything else in
proportion. We will sell yon genuine
Connecticut onion seed and guarantee
it to grow. J. J. Fbiblkt.
A lull line of Drugs a(. wholesale
and retail at G.G. Gregg V The paint
and oil season is here and we are sup.
lied and ready to furnish you at the
owest market price for good material
Your prescriptions should always be
taken to G. G. Gregg. v
Tucker baa the "dande-line"
spring clothing. See it.
TRY 0. II. BALDIMS
Ucinc! Heine 1 Ho for Heine 1
The Wallack Tripologue Troupe at
city hall to-night.
No council meeting Tuesday even
ing for want of a quorum.
Ouly a few days more in which to
register. Books close next Friday.
Got your seats at Tuttle's for the
Wallack Tripologue entertainment at
city hall to-night.
Come out and hear the famous mu
sical trio at the Presbyterian church
next Monday evening.
Baxter Springs is rarely favored
with such a treat as the concert to be
given by Josef Heine & Co.
The weather cleaifed up Wednesday
and there is some little hopo now that
'twill be summer bye and bye.
"Artistic, amusing, extraordinary,"
is the way the concert is spoken of
which is to be given Monday night.
We are indebted to Mrs. II. M. East
ley for- a most excellent orange brought
from California by her son Albert
The Austin shaft is over 80 feet deep
and still going down. It is ratbor
singular that the ground they are in
is as dry as b bona.
An interesting report of an inter
view with Henry M. Stanley, the fam
ous African explorer, will be found on
the opposite side of this paper.
Spring river was up about four feet
Thursday night and on account of
running the flour mill the electric
light machinery could not be run.
Rev. F. D. Pettit, tho singing evan
gelist, has been holding a series of very
interesting services at the city hall the
past week. They have beeu fairly
David Powell says he did not leave
town last week to avoid Mr. Ashley.
He says his boss told him he didn't
have any farther use for him and so
he went deck hunting.
Rev. A. R. Miller left Monday for
Emporia to attend the annual confer
ence. Wo are told that for the first
time iii several years the salary prom
ised in this charge was paid iu full
before ho left.
Messrs. Alexander Warner and II.
R. Crowell while out gunning for
ducks a few days ago succeeded in
capturing a very fine specimen of the
grey eagle variety which measures six
and a half feet from tip to tip.
The press of other places speak very
highly of Mr. Watty Wallack, the
versatile comedian with the Wallack
Tripologue Troupe, which will appear
at the city hall this (Saturday) even
ing. See program on fourth page.
Tho recent discovery on the Moll
tract at Galena of a large body of a
substance resembling white lead is a
great bonanza. Over 17,000 cubic feet
of it has been uncovered. It contains
91.C6 per cent of pure jack (zinc) and
is worth as much as first grade white
There will bo a meeting of the Or
der of Select Friends Monday evening,
March 17. Matters of importance in
which all members are interested will
be brought before the meeting. Re
ports from the supreme treasurer will
be read showing the financial conal
tion of the order; also the growth of
the order throughout the state.
Prof. E. F. Lyman of the art school
srave this omce a pleasant cau rues
day. He has been having qnite a se
vere tussle witn rheumatism inaucea
by the grippe. He says the business
of the art school has been good dur
ing the past year and is steadily in
creasing. Considering the many dis
advantages Mr. Lyman aud family
have had to contend with here this is
certainly a gratifying report
L. D. Brewster is now steadily forg
ing ahead with his work of putting the
Spring Branch shaft down to. 100 feet,
having taken out several feet of dirt
the past week. The task is a great
one and even with the two nine inch
pumps in continuous motion the vol
ume of water is with difficulty kept
out of the way and the two pumps in
the shaft leave hardly' sufficient room
for advantageous work in drilling a
shooting. Some shines of boWead
and jack are fonnd and thercucations
in this regard are not discouraging.
Attontloa, XM-Saliin mnd laitora.
A service pension meeting will be
held at thtIty ball, Baxter Springs,
Kansas, on Saturday afternoon, March
22, at 1 o'clock. Eminent speakers
will be in attendance. Let every sol
dier, sailor and friend of the soldier
By order of Post Pension Committee.
CASH GHCCEHY SYSHO.
B. F. BROWN'S
"ALLIANCE " PRICE LIST.
13 lbs. of Granulated Sugar for f 1.00;
14 lbs. Best Extra C Bngar for $1.00;
15 lbs. New Orleans Bngar or $1.00 ;
16 lbs. Light Brown Sugar for $1.00;
3 cans of Standard Corn for 25 cts. ;
3 cans Standard Blackberries for 25c;
5 lbs. of Buckwheat Flour for 15 cts. ;
4 boxea of Matches 'for 5 cts. ;
2 packages of best Soda for 15 cts. ;
3 lbs. Dried Grapes for 25 cts. ;
See Tucker's new line of spring
clothing before buying.
JUST RECEIVED a fine line of
canned fruits, fancy crackers, pre
serves, extracts, fancy soaps, etc., at
SEED POTATOES Early Ohio
from Iowa at B. F. Bbown's.
New ginghams at J. R. Tucker's.
TRY BREWSTER BROS. CASH
GROCERY FOR FIRST CLASS
GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES.
Go to Tucker's for new ginghams.
ORANGES AND LEMONS
Fresh at WE. Ttkib's
SENECA MILLS FLOUR AT
BREWSTER BROS. CASH GRO
New spring goods
J. R. Tucker's.
now arriving at
Ladies, patronize Tucker for your
Lunch or meals at Ohlen'a. ,..
Ladies, trv a pair of the "Common
Sense" $2 shoes at Tuckeb's.
Another large arrival of the popular
$2 shoes at Tuckeb's.
TEA! TEA! TEA! TEA!
The finest line in the city on. which
we defy competition in prices.
J. J. Osbobn.
To Ocb Ccstomebs:
Wo will meet any prices made on
goods in our line in this city or in any
of the neighboring towns.
J. J. OB0BN,The Grocer.
New spring goods at Tucker's.
Best corn, 3 cans for 25c, at J. J. Os-
bora's. . v -
Full line of children's shoes at J. IS.
We have a all stock of queensware
cheap. J. J. OsBOBif.
New apring goods at Tucker's.
Fine rye bread at Ohlen's.
Corn, bran, oats and other feed at
Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery.
CANDIES! CANDIES !
We carry a full stock of W. A.
Mount & Co's. best candies.
CAPITO'S CITY BAKERY.
Fresh bread, cakes, pies, etc., every
dav. Lunch, cigars, tobacco, nuts
and fruits in season.
Bakixq Powdek lib. 15c; lb.
10c ; M lb. 5c at J.J. Osbobn's.
Remember, I bny my goods for
SPOT CASH and will sell you har
ness of every description cheaper than
you can buy elsewhere, at the old reli
able Pioneer Harness Shop of Chero
kee comity. J. B. OrrBBMAX.
L. C. Goodner will pay the highest
market price for batchers stock. In
quire at Drovers aud 'Farmers bank.
The musical entertainment to be
given at the Presbyterian church next
Monday evening will be something
rare. The music, of a high order, will
bo rendered by the Josef .Heine Grand
Concert Co., consisting of Mr. Heine,
the blind violinist, his wife and daugh
ter. His wife is a duungnisnea pian
1st aud his daughter has made an ex
tensive reputation as a vocalist They
come with high commendations from
the leading newspapers or mis coun
try as also of Scotland and England.
They are hlghlvrecommended by the
pastor of theM. E. church at Joplin
where theyare to give a second entcr
tainmenthe 14tbiinst They happen
to be pirasing throhgh this section or
We would ItOi nar bucii bii importu
nity. Admlssioi, adults, 35 cents;
childre 20 cents.!
nmnt ovan at fh rilv
last Saturday evening for the
benefit of Rev. Miller was one or tne
greatest successes of the season. The
various part of the entertainment
were rendered is rood shape, but
space forbids a complete report in de
tail. The house was crowded aud the
net proceeds amounted to 'over $2L
The Jack Hornet" pie proved a most
enjoyable feature and tha O. P. R. A.
by Ura.jrriby,i:ias Carrie uangiaaa,
Prof. Clark and F. G. Ilapemaa was
immeuae and bad to be repeated in
response to Ttxifcrou applause.
A LATK VALENTINE.
Tha Tax CommlMlonar Cor tba Memphis
Route Asks Leading Questions.
The following letter received Wedncs
day by Mr. Crowell fully cxplalus it
self so far as H is concerned, but a
good many Baxterites will probably
want more light on the matter:
Kansas Citt. Mo.. March 11, 1890.
H. R. Crowell, Esq., Baxter Springs,
Dear Sib: We hold $150,000 of
the bonds of Baxter Springs due May
Several years ago there was some
understanding in regard to these
bonds to the effect, as I remember,
that in case the balance of the inncbt.
edncss of the citv should bo paid off
by individual subscriptions or without
imnosinz any tax or liability upon
this company for such payment and a
guaranty that no farther bonded in
debtedness should be incurred; that
the company would relinquish these
Please inform me if the balance of
the indebtedness has been paid off, and
if any taxes have been levied for that
purpose, which have been a tax npon
the company. Also whether or not
any new indebtedness has been incur
red since the time of negotiations re
ferred to. Yours truly,
O. E. Lea bva bd.
MURDER host foul.
Host Atrooloss Crime ever
mlttcd la Cherokee County,
Between Saturday evening and Sun
dav morning last one of the most era
el murders recorded in the annals of
crime was committed just sonth of
Galena. The victims were Chas. Wil
liams, a blind man, and bis 10-year-old
step-son Johnny Moody. Williams
had lost both hands and his eyesight
by an accident iu tho mines two
years ago and at the time of the mur
der occupied a small box suanty just
outside of Galena where ho sold liquor,
it is said.
Sunday morning another son, who
carried Williams' meals to him, made
the horrible discovery of the fieudish
work of the murderer. Tho two
bodies were found in bed about as
they would lie in 6leeu. The boy's
head showed four wounds made prob
ably with an axe, three on the face
and one on the back of the head. The
father had seven wounds in the face,
and presented a horrible spectacle.
Blood ran down the side of the bed
while the boy's brains protruded from
the fractured skull.
It is probable that the act was com
mitted for the purpose of robbery and
that a colored man named Ailep is the
oue who did it. Ailep was the last per
son known to have been at the cabiu
Saturday night aud Suuday morning
he bought a bull dog revolver and a
ticket over the Memphis road for Kan
sas City. Sheriff Babb overhauled
him at Prescott and landed him in the
Columbus jail Monday. There is
much circumstantial evidence against
him and a lynching bee was freely
talked of at Galena and probably
would have occurred had Ailep been
taken back there.
The coroner's iury brought in a ver
dict to the effect that, as thoy believed,
Jerry Ailep committed the murder as
stated in the above.
Sheriff Babb took ten witnesses in
the case from Galena to Columbus
Wednesday when Ailep's preliminary
examination was held. The testimo
ny of one of Ailep's brothers was de
cidedly against him aud there is little
doubt that Ailep is the one who com
mitted the double murder.
THE BAXTER SPRINGS MANUFAC
As stated last week Mr. Samuel
Bricker of LaOtto, Ind arrived in
the city about ten days since for the
purpose of effecting the organization
of a compauy for the manufacture of
windmills on which he holds letters
patent Messrs. Alex. Wsrner, A. Al
len, fl. It Crowell, Mr. Bricker and
others have been in consultation sev
eral days and have finally succeeded
in arranging matters so that a compa
ny under the above name will be
formvd at once. A charier has been
filed with the secretary of state. The
capital stock is fixed at $25,000 and the
directors named for tdc first year are
Alexander Warner, Samuel Bricker,
Wm. Buchan, Samuel U. Smith, A. D.
C. Harvey, A. Allen and G. T. Dev.
The purpose of tho compauy is to
carry on a general manufacturing
businrss in woodand metal. It is the
intention to push the planing mill and
wind mill business at once and work
up a Urge manufacturing plant. The
enterprise will prove of great benefit
to our city in many ways.
We shall have more to say concern
ing it la our next issne.
Read the program on oar fonrth
page of the entertainment to be riven
at city hall to-night by tho Wallack
Tripologue Troupe. i
MID BEST.HOUSS EI
GO TO ,
For first clan groceries of all de
scriptions. Extra fine canned corn,
Eeas, beans, string beans, peaches,
lackberries, gooseberries, pumpkins
apricots, plums and tomatoes, Crosw
& Black well's fine preserves, bottled
onions and chow-chow, Thompson's
relish. Extracts 5c a bottle, California
dried fruits, peaches, apricots aud
pears. Dried apples 4 lbs. for 25c ; all
kinds of fancy candies and crackers,
maple sugar, fine oranges aud bananas,
figs 15c a pound, 2 pound 25c Tar
soap, toilet soap, sapolio, washing soaps
of all kinds, 9 bars good soap for 25
bacon 8c a pound, hominy 12 lbs, for
25c ; Iowa seed potatoes, Early Rose
and Early Ohio ; also a fine lot of po
tatoes for family ns, coffee 25c a lb.,
codfish 12 c a lb. Everything in our
line at the lowest possible prices. We
also pay tho highest market prices for
all country produce.
H. G. Tripp was in town Wednes
day. Albert Terry has returned from
Mrs. J. M. Craig returned botne
Monday from a visit to Guthrie.
Rev. II. Thompson and family re
turned to Winfield this week.
James N. Harvey of Kendallville,
Ind., is visiting relatives in this city.
J. L. Bncban is just recovering
from a very severe attack of la grippe.
Mrs. It. fl. Ebll nv la vMtlne? her
sister, Mrs. Sullivau, at Parsons this
C. S. McFaddcn returned to the
city Tuesday. He did not visit Guth
rie as reported last week.
Mrs. Alex. Gould returned from
Portland, Oregon, last Monday to visit
friends and relatives here.
W. H. Dickinson of Cancy, Kan.,
is in the city this week looking after
bis real estate interests here.
C. G. Hornor went to Kansas
City Monday to receive treatment for
his eyes, which have been ailing for
Jas. L. Meads has recovered suffi
ciently from his recent paralytic stroke
to get about again and went to Webb
W. W. Scott, wife and daughter
and his brother Henry Scott returned
Thursday evening from a lengthy
business'visit to Kentucky and Ala
CITT COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS.
March 13, 1880.
Council met in adjnorne'l session with Mayor
Harrey in the chair and councilmen Gretrx,
Friblcy and Meserve present. Mr. Pointer ab
Minutes of meeting Feb. 11 read and approved.
A communication from the mayor Tetoetng
the motion in regard to J. W. Ash warrant of
SU0 was rad.
Mr. Mescrre's resignation wai read and ac
Tne claim of McElhlney Friblcy, 98.98, was
on motion allowed. '
Tho bill of Xlornor A Hornor for attorney's
fees was read and motion made and seconded to
allow It. Mr. Gregg objected to the bill and tb
mayor ruled motion out of order. Onappral
oil .ftsvw.nl III. mnllnn ftlo fnllnwlnr Vote Was
had: Yea Friblcy and Mescrre. Nay none.
Mr. Gregg declined to vote.
H. Austin's bill of SO 90 for costs in case of
Wtllard vs. iicflcrnan was referred to fl nance .
Motion that mayor be Instructed to hare ordi
nance drawn making an appropriation of $130,
or SS per foot to the Spring Branch Mining Co .,
and that when council adjourn it adjourn to
meet Friday evening, Mar. U, for final action
on said ordinance. Carried.
PLEASE CALL AND SETTLE.
AH persons knowinc themselves in
debted to McElbiney & Fribley are re
quested to call aud settle. The books
are in ray possession aud 1 will con
sider it a great favor if parties who
owe as book accounts will call in
and nav ui and save me the trouble
and expense of sending a collector ta
call on them. Now conic ih and settle;
if you have no money and cant got
any coma in and give me your note
aud let me square up the books.
Resp'y yours, J. J. Fbiblit.
Fob Sale. One span young grer
mares. Will sell for cash or on 9
mouths time with trood security. .
W. A. Bbamak,
Regfetratloa Beoks Ope.
The poll books for the registration
of voters of this city are now open at
my office. Every voter Is required to
register at least onco each yenr at lout
ten days before election, if ho desire
to vote. Books will close Friday even
ing, March 21, 1890.
M. U. Gaidnir, City Clerk.
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