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nr M. H. GARDNER.
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Mall 11ml rmniingcr... 10 (a. m.
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Local fmiBht 1 U.ao a m. I 11 4Sa in
MiiiTanil piiMoniter trams run dolly: freight
dully except Muniluy. Mull closusat posl-oUlee
20 minute In l'.ro truln time.
Baxter und Cheiopa Mull ami Ilyck Un.
Tiie,il:iy. Thurwlay awl Sutunlnv. Leuvea Bax
ter 1! m.; Kerlviile 8.80; MVlrose 4; and
arrive 111 cnuioim mow w."
JVtisi?N "IRA C. PEllKINU, W. M.
S. H . WITI. Sec.
CITY AND COUNTY NliWS.
REM EM HER, we curry a full-line
of flour ami feed, delivered to any
part of the city.
Bkewstkr Bros. Cash Gkocert.
.See Mrs. W. W. Jones' new slock of
millinery good, laces, gloves and
trimmings before buying. Everything
new uud pretty und prices low.
Come and try our dried fruits, Cali
fornia peaches, apricots and nectarines.
BREW&TEH BltOS. CAH GkOCERV.
Strayed. A' red roun heifer calf
about four weeks old. When last seen
had rope around neck and was west of
Ciowell farm northwest of Baxter.
Any information will he suitably re
warded. C. C. Caruth.
Come and see our new stock of fan
Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery.
See the new carpets at A. D. C.
Harvey's popular furniture house.
I have some more flax seed for sale.
Come early before it is all goie.
J. J. Fribley.
A heautifnl piece of music given
away with every dollar's worth of
goods at Brewster Bros. Cash Grocer'.
A fine lino of latest style trimmed
hats at Mrs. W. W. Smith's new mil
Fresh kraut at Brewster Bros. Cash
BAKING POWDER FIVE CENTS
A CAN AT W. E. TYNER'S.
If you want a fine arlhlc of fruits
go to' Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery.
Try Mokaska Baking Powder at J.
M. Brewster's Cash Grocery and get a
chance to draw a line diamond ring.
A. D. C. Harvey has just received
the flnet lino of picture moulding
ever brought to Baxter. Call and ex
amine. Fresh sauer kraut at Brewster's.
All persons knowing themselves in
debted to Mis. Stark will please call
and settle, as she hhhI the money.
Toro Iowa white clover candied
honcv, lao a pound, 2 for 25e at
Brewhtkr's G rocer y.
Call and see thu handsome new mil
linery goods at Mrs. Stark's.
One lot gents' fancy shirts $1 each,
former price $1.35; ono lot gents' fan
cy 6hirts 85c each, former price $1.25 ;
one lot gents' fancy shirts 75c each,
former price $1 ; one lot gents' fancy
shirts fiOo each, former price 85c. Even-
shirt is a bargain at prices named.
J. M. Cooper.
Oranges, lemons and bananas at
.T. 11. Humph k ey's.
500 pairs gents' odd pants ranging
from $1 to $7.50 to close out at greatly
reduced prices. J. M. Cooper.
Mokaska coffeo at W. E. Tyner'a.
Trunks and valises iu great variety
at J. M. Cooper's.
$5000 worth or clothing to select
from at rock bottom prices.
J. M. COCFEK.
JUST RECEIVED a flue Hue of
canned fruits, fancy crackers, pre
serves, extracts, fancy soaps, etc, at
A FINE $125 ORGAN to trade for
a young horse; also one of the best
make of carriages in good condition to
trade for piano. Inquire at J. M.
t fau BAXTER I j No. 71
vfsJ.Xti A. V. A . M.. Nei.Hho street
w'v.'Vv Meets the Urst and third Mon
evening of each month at
i&h&W2l&. VlalUng brethren Irawr-
Corn planting has begun.
Fish are getting plenty in the mar
Oliver Edwards and son have taken
charge or the Baxter dairy.
Thursday was arbor day. How
many observed it in this vicinity?
The board of county commissioners
met in regular quarterly session Mon
ti a v.
Bo on the lookout for the handbills'
of the play next Friday evening at the
Messrs. Humphrey and Brown and
their wives are expected to return
from Oklahoma to-day.
The Baxter Springs butter and
cboet.o factory will be put in operation
for the iirst timo to-day.
At the recent city election there
were 303 votes cast in all 239 by
males and 129 by females.
U. S. Commissioner C. W. Daniels
has fitted up a neat office in the south
room of the March building.
The Pittsburg, Columbus and Ft.
Smith right of way bill has passed
the lower house of congress.
TarrenceOonuor resigned as a mem
ber of the board of education Tues
day and went into the council.
Enoch Williams sold his residence
property in this city the first of this
week and talks of building anew.
Appropriate and very interesting
Easter exercises were given by the M.
E. Sunday school Sabbath evening.
The colored Baptist church of this
city baplized twenty-five members by
immersion In Spring river last Sun
day. Phil. Pfenning has had a new floor
put in and a new awning added to the
building occupied by A. M. Peake
There will be Christian church ser
vices at the city hall this (Saturday)
evening uud to-morrow morning and
J. M. Craig is having his stock of
drugs and entire outfit shipped to
Guthrie where ho will soon engage in
Ed. Hodgkius has purchased a half
interest in J. M. cooper a grocery ue
partment iu this city and will manage
The Christian church people have
secured subscriptions to the amount
of $1100 for the building of a church
in this city.
The work of putting the butter and
cheese factory machinery in place was
completed yesterday and it is now all
ready for operation.
Benj. S. Warner contemplates fur
nishing his residence with water by
means of a windmill water works
system on a small scale.
The passage through congress of the
Quapaw allotment bill seems to bo
fraught with obstacles and uncertain
ty as we have heard nothing from it
The new councilmen jumped into
their official harness Tuesday evening
and moyed off harmoniously, pulling
steadily and evenly together like old
Social communication of Baxter
"l No. 71 A. F. and A. M. Monday
night, April 14, at 7:30 p. m. sharp.
Work in Fellow Craft Degree. By or
der of the W. M.
The Baxter Springs Mfg. Co. shipped
two large tanks aud a wind engine
yesterday to a' prominent stockman
'near Cedarvale which be will use to
supply water for 1000 or more cattle.
Tat Riley of the territory, who made
an assault on one Tiger last summer,
came in and gave himself up the other
davand was given a hearing before
U. S. Commissioner Daniels yesterday.
' While we have been reading of ter
rible and very destructive cyclones
through Iowa, Eliuols, Ohio, Penusyl
vania and other easteru states during
the past week the weather hers has
been generally mild and pleasant
Easier Sabbath was oerved at the
Presbyterian church nnday evening.
A very interesting ogram was given
under the mauaement of Mrs. li. S.
Warner and pi t, S. A. Brewster. The
church Interior was very handsomely
decorated -with flowers.
Mayor A. D. C. Harvey has been
sppolnted superintendent of the me
chanical department of the Baxter
Springs Manufacturing Co. for one
year and already his a considerable
force of men engtged in the manufac
ture of the celebrated Bauuer wind
engines aud their apparatus
CHEROKEE ' COUNTY, KANSAS, APRIL 12, 1890.
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der with a fine glass pitcher und two
.i en.. -. iir f .
glasses mr iwo ai ij uci o.
The best $2 shoe at
A. M. Peake & Co's.
C.n in Afro V W Stmilh'a now mil
linery store west side of Military street
for your spring hats.
Tucker has thff Popular $2 Shoe in
D, E, EE aud F common sense and
opera lasts. Try them.
A full lino of women'?, miss's and
children's shoes at A. M. Peake & Co's.
A car load of Kansas City Milling
Co's. high grade flour at Baldwin'?.
The POPULAR SHOE
At the POPULAR STORE
At the POPULAR PRICE
of $2 pleases all the ladies.
J. R. Tucker.
The latest shades iu spring fabrics
at A. M. Peako & Co's.
A car load of Kansas fine salt $1.35
per barrel at Baldwin's Grocery.
For bargains in dry goods go to
A. M." Peake & Co's.
Family Headlight coal oil 15 cents a
gallon at Baldwin's Alliance Grocery.
Ladies, try a pair of our flue don
sola button shoes. They are sure to
please you. Only $2 a pair. Every
pair warranted. J. M. Cooper.
10 bars good soap 25c; bananas
aud lemons 25c a dozen at Baldwin's.
Tucker's Popular $2 Shoo always
gives satisfaction. Hundreds Of pairs
of them now is use.-
Rose of Kansas, warranted best flour
made in the west, at Baldwin's.
ROCK BOTTOM SHOES, for
gents have no equal for durability.
All sizes and styles; $2.25 per pair.
Every pair warranted. J. M. Cooper.
Hats and caps cheap at
A. M. Peake & Co's.
NORTHERN SRU POTATOES ;
Also native seofl at W. E. Tyuer's.
Jeans pants all prices at
A. M. Teake & Co's.
Fresh garden seeds at W. E. Tyner's.
Gents' spring underwear at A. M.
Peake & Co's.
Gloves at cost at A. M. Peake & Co's.
Best corn, 3 cans for 25c, at J. J. Os
TRY BREWSTER BROS. CASH
f?T?fK!FRY FOR FIRST CLASS
GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES.
Wo have a full stock of queensware
cheap. J. J. OsBORjf.
ORANGES AND LEMONS
Fresh at W.E. Tyner's.
SENECA MILLS FLOUR AT
BREWSTER BROS. CASH GRO
CERY. Ladies, patronize Tucker for your
Lunch or meals at Ohlen'a.
Another large arrival of the popular
$2 shoes at Tucker's.
TEA! TEA! TEA! TEA!
The finest line iu the city on which
we defy competition in prices.
J. J. OdBORN.
Ladies, trv a pair of the "Common
Sense" $2 shoes at Ttjcker's.
To Our Customers :
Wa will meet any prices made on
goods in our line hi this city or in any
of the neighboring towns.
J. J. 0oRN, The Grocer.
Fine rye bread at -Dhlon's.
CANDIES! CANDIES !
We carry a foil stock of W. A.
Mount & Co' best caudies.
y J. J. Osoorn.
OTTO'S CITY BAK ERY.
Fish bread, cakes, pies, etc., every
day. Lunch, cigars, tobacco, outs
and fruits in season.
Baking Powder 1 lb. 15c; U lb.
10c ; lb. 5c at .1. J. Osmorn's.
L. C Goodncr will uav the hlffhest
market price for butcher's stock. In
quire at Drovers and farmers dbiik.
Ttamemrjer. I bov mv eroods for
SPOT CASH aud will sell you har
ness of every description cheaper than
you can buy elsewhere, at (he old reli
able Pioneer Harness Shop of Chero
kee county. t j. u. upperkaw.
Fruit growers wanting crates and
box.es writs O. E". Skinner, Columbus,
Ksn.; also efgs, Light Brahma, Part
ridge Cochin, Plymouth Rock aud
1 for 13.
About 5 o'clock Wednesday morn
ing the shoo shop of Geo. L. Kennedy
on tho west side of Military 6tree't was
discovered to be on fire. The doors
were all securely locked and the build
ing being small and the fire all on the
inside nothing could be got out of it
The building was made principally of
corrugated iron aud adjoined L. Beck's
two-storv business house ou the south.
The entire outfit of several sets of cob
bier's tools, two good sewing machines
and other property and goods belong'
inar to Mr. Kennedy and valued at
about $600 wero entirely destroyed.
He held policies npon them to the
amount of $300. Tho building be
longed to J. A. Hunter aud was valued
The origin of the fire is a mystery
as Mr. Kennedy had been ill for sev
eral days previous and was not work
ing in the shop, ne says he was there
Tuesday about sundown and securely
locked the doors and fastened the win
dows down. The back door lock was
a very common one and might easily
have been unlocked with a small key.
Mr. Lttdlum says he 6aw a light in the
back room of tho shop about 9:30
Tuesday evening and the supposition
is that some of tho boy hoodlums
about town picked the lock, went in
and played cards or something of the
kind until daylight and ' in some way
accidentally left, a cigar or match so
that the building was fired.
The loss falls quite heavily upon Mr.
Kennedy and furthermore it is the
third time ho has been burned out in
this city, but before his losses were not
A good ono is told on John Osborn
about a little play on the morning of
the fire in which he took the part of
leading tragedian. John and his
brother James sleep over the grocery
store and when they beard the cry of
fire John sprang out of bed and imme
diately went out of the upper window
onto the awnins. The window was
heavy aud closed tightly behind him
The fire was burning at the south end
of the awning and in the abbreviated
attire in which he had slept (common
ly known as a shirt) John ran heavily
back and forth across the awning
a few times while revolving in h
mind what to do. Then h1
thought he would so in, but the
window was too heavy. He called to
Jim, but no reply. Great Scott, had
he gone, and left him locked out? He
called louder no reply. Then ho did
yell, Jim came to the rescue and the
Evangelist F. D. Pettit, who has
been holding meetings of the Christian
denomination here for the past five
weeks, has secured forty new members
and worked up a great amount of en
thusiasm in the work of the church.
Since our last issue the following
named persous have joined and been
baptized in accordance with the rules
of the church : Miss Pitkin, Samuel
H. Smith aud wife, Tarrcnce Connor,
Lyman Coloman, Jennie Clark, U. T.
Gaba, Mrs. John Clark, Mrs. Joseph
Stein, Miss Nast, Dora lveunison,
Nannie Price, Emma Easley, Mrs.
John Harper. Several others have
joined who had been baptized before
and a number moro will do immersed
Suuday afteruoon. A movement is
being made looking to the erection of
a church house, which will probably
be erected within a year.
Phil. Pfenning says that Joplin now
is a silver ore reduction and smelt
ing works for which 500 tons of silver
ore is ociug snipped irom uoiorauo
mines and he believes the Missouri
Pacific company will soon build the
Joplin-Chetopa extension in order to
secure a portion of this freight which
will be an almost constant source or
income (or east and west roads from
now ou. If the Missouri Pacific
should put in this link it would then
have much the shorter line from the
Colorado silver mines to Joplin and he
thinks the company now realizes that
it will be to their interest to build iu
John Rosen berry, Chas. Franks and
John French, who have been confined
in the county jail for about seven
months ou the charge of selling liquor
without a government license, were
brought before Commissioner Daniels
Tuesday and bound over in the sum
of $300 each. The cases are set for
hearing next Monday. Failing to se
cure bonds they wero returned to jail
A large contention of old soldiers
will bo held at Columbus to-day to
discuss tha pension question. State
Auditor Tim McCarthy, Hon. Wm.
Higgins, Col. Alexauder Warner and
other promincut comrades of the G.
A. R. will address tbo meeting. Bax
ter Springs will send op a large dele
gation accompanied by a drum corps.
Rev. Jas. T. Cooter not having re
lumed there will not be services in
the Presbvterlan church on Sunday
uuless the' bell is rang for church ser
vice, ' !
J. M. Reid of Deuvcr is visiting
friends in the city. '
Dr. W. R. Hart of Galena was iu
our city yesterday.
Phil. J. Pfenning of Joplin was
in the city Monday shaking bauds
with old friends.
Geo. B. McClellan of Webb City
visited bis parents and friends in thirt
city Tuesday and Wednesday.
D. P. HaBcltine and daughter Ly
da' and Misp Dora Cummings drove
down from Columbus Sunday and
dined at the Springs.
Prof. O. St. John, stale geologist
of Kansas, came to Baxter from Pitts
burg Wednesday with N.Cougbcuowo
and returned Thursday.
B. F. Brown and wife returned
Thursday evening from their overland
trip to Oklahoma, leaviug J. II. Hum
phrey and wife ou their claim there.
Samuel Bricker, Benj. S. Warner
and II. W. Smith went to Girard yes
terday to look after some work being
done by the Baxter Springs Mfg. Co.
Mrs. B. F. Stewart and son of
Canton, Ohio, 6ister of O. B. Bartletf,
visited him last week and accompanied
the family ou their way to Montana
Mr. II. W. Smith from Mouroe
ville, Iud has taken a position with
the Baxter Springs Manufacturing Co.
and will probably remove his family
to our city soon.
O. B. Bartlell and wife and sou
Fred departed Sunday for the Black
feet Indian Agency, Montana, to ac
cept positions of superintendent and
matron or the Indian schools there.
J. P. Hollo mon, a former resident
of Baxter Springs, but uow a real es
tate agent in the town of Aberdeen,
Wash., arrived in the city the first of
this week. He is here on particular
business, (be nature of which wc are
not now at liberty to mention.
Cherokee County Itreeder' Association.
Ou account'of the convention of old
soldiers at Columbus to-day the meet
ing of the Cherokee County Breeders'
Association which was called to be
hold at TUrtpr Kni'liur twlav haa been
iM pc&tponcd until next Saturday, April
At that time an effort will be
made to perfect arrangements for hold
ing a fair at Baxter Springs the com
ing fall and it is important that as
many of our business men as can do
so attend the meeting.
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By command of the Grand Oriental
High Priest of the Order of Melchise
dec worthy members will assemble in
council at their evening hour.
K. L. W. Scribe.
J. H. Garrett has been granted per
mission to erect a new residence on
his lot adjoining the Long-Bell lumber
yard and will put it up at once.
Mr. Galena Times, where was your .
account of tbo Farmers' Alliance-
Knights of Labor joint convention
last week? That kind of business
will never do.
A comedietta entitled "Six to One,
or the Scapegrace," will be givfln by
some of the young people of Baxter
Springs ou Friday evening, April 18,
in the city hall. Mrs. Jarley with her
famous and well knowu "Wax Fig
gers" will be present and occupy a
portion of the evening. Doors open
The funeral services of the lata
Mrs. M. J. Carney were held at the M.
E. chnrch Suuday at 11 o'clock and
were very largely attended, the church
being filled to overflowing. At the,
close of an impressive sermon by Rev."
Miller the remains were followed to
the grave by a long line of vehicles.
Mrs. Carney was laid to rest i t!is '
city cemetery by the side of her hus
The board of educatiou met in reg
ular monthly session Monday evening
and transacted the usual routine busi
ness, adjourning over until Tuesday.
At the Tuesday meeting a lot or old
Bchool bonds which had been compro
mised aud cancelled about 1SS1 and
which had since that time been lying
in the Baxter bank, were taken op, a
record made of them and destroyed by
fire. The bonds and interest coupon
with them amounted to about $45,000.
The atteution of the board was called
to the damaged condition of the north
waIl.or4he school building, also me
roof andit is quite likely the board
will be forced to put on a new roof
the present season in order to preserve
sew xnxccrsr stoee.
I have Just opened a clilirery t tc
in the city and I wish to cdl liz r t
tention of the public to cr stock.
Everything is new and ray rrlcci tra
as low or lower than elsewhere
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