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... .. T Mews. VOLUME IX. BAXTER SPRINGS NEWS. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY BY M. II. GARDNER. llatc of Sidmcription. Onf copy. on yi'ur'. JJ One copy, hix iMonih One oopv, three months All Hiilncripllon payable In advance ami an not iml.l in advance will lie charged lor at lite rale of $l.:iu por yur. Subecnhers will conter lavor by reporting to us promptly any failure lo roci'ivc the Nkw. , . . All kln-l of .loll pr.ISTISCJ cnroiW'y ami promptly ntt.mleil to. Cull and aec epeclroena. RAILROAD TIME TABLE. Kansas City, Fort Scutt 4 Metnphw Railroad. . a .1. ... Arrive. I urym. 10 usa.m. I lO.usa. m U.oo u. m. 1 11 .45 a.m. Hall und ))iimKer Local frcitflit Koith llouMD. Mnil and tiawenger LimvuI f rain lit . I 4.48 P.m. 1 148 p. m . I ll.no a. m. 1 11.45a m. Maif and passenRer trams rnn '"T dally except Sunday. Mail cliwusat poat-olllce 20 minute belorc tmln time. . Ilnxtor and Cuctopa Mall and Hack Line. TurU?y Xliuwdayand Saturday. Leaves Bax ur lp m.t Kwl viHeLWi Mro.e4, and arrives at Chetopa at6o'clckpiu. BAXTER I No. 71 r t. a Xf Kunslin street. MwtA the rtrt and third Mon- iliiv fVeiuntf oi earn muniu 7:i. V lulling brethren frater nally Invited. 1IU C. I'ERKINS, W, M. S. II. miitii. Sec. CITY AND COUNTY NEWS. The binder lime is about oyer. Wo are now selling McCormick mowers. This is tho lightest draft and the most durable machine made. Every part is made of tho best material. The boxings are of brass. We defy any company to show as perfect and dur able a machine as the McCormick. J. J. Fribley. The City Bakery is now located permanently two doors north of the post-offico where you will always find a fresh supply of bread, cakes, pics, nuts, fruits, m Best gasoline and coal oil at McEl hiuey's. Fine jellv nl asses as cheap as the cheapest at W. E. Tyner's. We will hove fresh vegetables trom now on at bottom prices. BitEWSTEK Buns. Cash Grocery. For Sals or Trade. A single top buggy. Ira C. Perkins. A few more of those new Ratteens left at Mrs. Stark's. Call before they arc all gone. Mason's fruit jars at Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery. All ladies wishing a stylish hat call at Mrs. Stark's. Fine glass coal oil cans for 35c each at " W. E. Tyner's. A BARGAIN! 20 pieces choice figured satteens to close out at 12!. cents a yard, former ly worth 20c, 25c and 33c at J. M. CoorER's. I am now located in my new room aud ready for business. Come in aud sec me. J L Fribley. B. F. Crowell is at home now. Shop open and all kinds of machines re paired as usual. Every description of repair furnished. I have sold my tin shop to Mr. T. B. McEluiney. I "propose to sell manu factured tinware as I can buy and sell this class of goods for a much lower price than I can make it. J. J. Fribley. The latest styles of fancy white roods in the city can be found at d- M. Coor-ER s. We carry a full line of all kinds of fresh fruits which you will always find on band. Brewster Bi:o9. Cash Grocery. New ginghams, white goods, prints, etc., just received i1h week at d. M. Coor-gR s. .T. II. Humphrey is ulways ahead on all foreign and domestic fruits of the season. Strayed. One gray mare 8 years old. Liberal reward for information m:!.i lo Wm. March, Baxter Spriugs, Kan. L-..... nmn mi tvi will keen choice buiicr on ice. It be nice and cean. .T. H. Humphrey. nf tin ton (ieiman millet seed for sale all through the month of June. ! xBiiij-a-i. Just received a fresh line of pure sugar candies and full line of foreign fruits, very cnoicc, ai . J. II. Humphrey &. For Sale. 23 gjod shoats. In quire at L. C. Wilbur' on Tar Creek. VINEGAR! VINEGAR I If you want the fiucst white or claret vinegar call at Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery. mm BAXTER SPRINGS, Corn is waist high. Rather a warm day Thursday, W8SUt it? Thero U an imnicnso crop of Irish potatoes this year. Vurt TYhlnv i? tliA liltit ilav to DBV the last half of your taxes. Hustle. The average colored boy is waiting patieutly for the "melon ou the vine." TiiaoL-liai'i ton will tioiin ho rine and it is said thero will bo an immense crop. J. L. Btiehau has our thanks for a box of tho largo t and finest raspber ries we have seen this season. Tho strawlierry has vaulshcd. The cool weather thi-' spring prolonged the crop until everybody had enough. There will be a song service at the Prehlivlerian church Sundav at 11 a. m. 1'lciiiy of 6ingiiig ana a snort sermon. Tho Order of Select Friends will meet Tuesday evening, Juno 17, at which time officers will bo elected for the coining year. The wheat harvest began In this vi cinity the fore part of this week. Several self-biuders have bceu sent out for this purpose. Keep in mind the annual soldiers' reunion to be held in Baxter Springs in September. Further information will be given as wo get it. DiEn. At Joplin Thursday night, Juno 12, 1890, of scarlet fever, Una, daughter of P. J. and Alice Pfenning. Funeral seruiccs yesterday. From the number of self-binders we see iroinjr out of towu lately we judgo the farmers don't intend to bind grain by hand mucn longer. A. Willard has bills out announcing a grand stock sale at the stock yards on Saturday, June 28. J. P. Hartley is the auctioneer. Attend it. An ounce of ami a ammonia to each pail of water i said to provide the ouickest restoration or tono to ex hausted nerves and muscles besides making the flesh firm and smooth. A heavily loaded excursion train was run over the Memphis route bun day from Webb City to Weir City where a game of base ball took place between the crack nines of tho two cities. Seba C. Westcott, well known in this citv and a member of tho senior law class of the state university, passed an examination and was ad mitted to the Douglas county bar last Saturday. Diviner to tho continued illness of the editor's better half the devil is la boring under difficulties, but is doing tho best he cau. Please look over all short comings as we trust all will be right soou. Tim wan Borne talk of having a Fourth of Julv celebration here, but we understand it lias Uecn aeciareu nT Anil will be held in tho territory. either at Cave Spring or at the Peoria Mining Co's. town site. Next Tuesday there will be an ex cursion of ten coach loads here from Ft. Scott to picnic m our parks and take in our scenery, boating, etc. Lot all turn out and help to make tho day a pleasant one for our visitors. Th innn who said that the stock holders in the creamery would be sick of their bargain will no doubt bo pleased to learn that that institution is on a paying basis and that none of the stockholders aro dangerously ill yet. The following items appeared in the Joplin Sunday Herald under the heart nf "nnrsmi&Iia :" JudfiTO DatlL'U- ci ty of Baxter Springs had business in tho chv Monday. iev. a. j. Downing of tho Baxter Spriugs bar attended circuit court Monday. We have not much to say this week about the new towu, having been un able to find out uincb, but we will keep our readers posted on matters as vbcU h nossible. Latek. Wo have been shown some fine Fpccitncns of zinc ore which were brought up luurs day. Married. A quiet wedding took place at Lowell Sunday morning Mr. Dirwin Williams and Miss Kctta feim imnc Koimr flirt contracting parties. The ceremonv was performed at 8:30 a. in. by i:ev. A. i- tinier, aucr which the happy couple departed for Cato, Kan., their future norae. A family living near Joplin were a a few days ago poisoned oy eating chicken which had eaten "rough on rats" and was killed for tho table be fore the poison had taken cdect. The man, wife and little daughter were dangerously ill for a time, but pulled througu wud carciui ircaiuiecu CHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSAS, JUNE 14, 1800. Salt f 1.15 per barrel, Bacon 8c, Cof fee 23c. Lard 0c Rolled Oats 7 lbs. for 23c, Coal Oil 13o per gallon at Bald win Allianco System Grocery. For Sale. Ilalf-circlo double-acting Wuitucy Hay Press in good shape by W. A. Braman, Neutral, Kan. All parties knowing themselves in debted to J. West & Co. are requested to call at the city meat market imme diately and make settlement. We have received another invoico of the celebrated $2 shoe. A. M. Pkaki & Co. Ice Cream and Milk Shake at Oh leu's every day.x Examine our 2 shoe before buying. A. M. Peak. & Co. Good package1 coffee 28c a lb. or 2 lbs. for 55c at Tyner's. Have you secu the $1.50 shoe for men aitu women ai a. iu. x tsaac uv vu a. .1. t A If D..I.. (r Dn't T. W. Edwards' city dairy gives you 20 quarts of pure milk for $1 ; sour milk 8c a gallon. We have a rico line of trunks and valiecs which we will sell at cost for the next month A. M. Peaks & Co. il. Ohlen will open up the ice cream season to-morrow. Go to W. E. Tyner's every time for the worth of your money in groceries. Overalls and jeans pants the best and cheapest at A. M. Peake& Co's. Go to Ohlcn's restaurant and get & dish or quart of delicious ice cream. Piivp. clean sweet milk delivered anvwhere in the city at 26 quarts for fl'by T. W. Edwards. TTnrrev has lust received a iob lot of carpet remnants 1 to yds. each. Now is your time to get a rug or crazy carpet. LADIES, ATTENTION I Call and see the line line of new hats, ribbons, flowers and laces just received. Mrs.W. W Smith. Try Mokaski Baking Powder at J. M. Brewster's Cash Grocery and get a chance to draw a fine diamoud ring. Milk shake vcry day at Ohlen's. 2000 yards Merrimack prints at 5o per yard ; fonacr price 7c, at Cooper's. HIDES ! HIDES! HIDES ! Take your hides to J. A. Sour. He will pay you the highest market price. Pure Iowa ; white clover candied honey, 13c a pound, 2 for 2oc at Brewster's Grocery. See Cooper's plow shoe for fl. It knocks out anything in the county for the price. See the nice line of women's and misses' russet slippers at Cooper's. JUST RECEIVED a fine line of canned fruits, fancy crackers, pre serves, extracts, lancy soaps, etc., ai BREWSTER'S GROCERY. To Our Customers : Wo nrdl meet anv prices made on goods in our line in this city or in any of the neighboring towns. j. d. usnoiiN, auo urocer. CLOTHING! CLOTHING! CLOTH- Still going at a great reduction in price to close it out at J. M. Cooper's. CANDIES! CANDIES ! We carry a full stock of W. A. Mount & Co's. best candies. J.J. OSBORN. The largest and best assorted line of men s, wonieu s, misses aim cmiuiem shoes to be found in the city at J. M. Cooper's. Dried beef at Brewster Bros. The celebrated Selz shoo at Cooper's lias no cqurl In style and price. Try them and : ou . will buy no other. Every pah'warrantcd. Pure milk delivered in any part of . . IT .1. thC City. U. LWIIEI. A new line "of hats, at Cooper's. Call aud 6ee them. T.ADIES! LADIES! Sec Mrs. W. W. Jones' new stock of millinery goods, gloves and trimmings before buving. Everything new aud pretty and prices low. Come nd 6ee our new stock of fan Breitster Bros. Cash Grocery. Lunch' or meals at Ohlen's. Pure sweet milk 12 ceuts per gallou Sour milk C cents per gallon. . W. II. Cooley. "A full o-.k kip plow shoe at Coop er's for Fine rye bread at Ohleu'a. IMPROVEMENTS AT THE BIVKB. pprnnna vIhIiIikt the river lately have no doubt been surprised at the im provements made there by the Baxter Springs Manufacturing Company. Directly norm or tne main uuuunnj thev have erected a building for the machino shop and foundry in which . f a 1 .1 ..III there Is a lathe, emery wneei anu urm nserl iii tha iron work of the company. The machinery in the machine shop is run by water power, a caoio oeing ruu from the main shaft. Near the foundry Is a drove well seventeen feet in depth over which ia a runner Wind Etisriiie. which furnishes water to the machine shop aud to the main building. Tho water is clear and cold, being liitcrea turougn the gravel from the river. A track has alao been built from the saw mill north under the bridge and extending to the water's edge north of the bridge on which logs are conveyed to the car fin after hcincr floated down the river. Altogether the improvements ... . t I made there mate imngs loom up ju great shape. Who shall say that with the finest water power in the southwest, a flour ing mill with a canacitv of 300 barrels per day, an electric light plant, plan ing mill, windmill lactory, lounary and machine shop aud a prospoct of a new railroad this summer that Baxter Springs is worse off than other towns and will never be a manufacturing center? A FAIR PROPOSITION. HoraoA Austin authorizes US to 88V that lin trill trivn one huudred dollars towards defraying the expense of drilling one nundrea leet deeper in his prospect shaft, now over one hun dred feet deep. If paying mineral bo found at any deptn witnin me next hundred feet he will agree to refund All moimv advauced to pav the expense of drilling, as soon as it can be gotten out of the 6hatt. uo is connueni me nrnenpot n a irnod one and that miner al is almost sure to be found within fortv or fifty feet at most. This is certainly a liberal proposi tion aud if the people of Baxter Springs have a desire to Know wnai a anu hole two hundred feet deep will re vpnl it will certainly not cost them a great amount to flu'd it out on a prop osition like this. Mr. Ann tin has worked faithfully and at great expense and he certainly ought to be encouraged in bis efforts to make a development which, if min eral should be found. In payjug quan tities, will prove or inestimaoie vaiue to our city in the years to come. BUTTER AMD CHEESE MEETING. FACTORY At tho rpanlar monthly meclinir of the board or directors oi me uaxier il II . T" A Springs Butter and Cheese Associa tion held at the factory office Satur day, June 7, tho following were pres ent : Fribley, Ballard, Dubois, Thom as and Lindsey. It was decided to pay 60c per hun dred for June milk and to build pens for hogs aud feed all whey not taken by patrons at one-fourth ceut per gal lon, or manaeer to coutract whey to best interest of company.. Tim rroantArv naid out to OUT farm ers if391 for milk in May and only . a -. r 09 - 9 t commenced operations May i wun 1973 pounds and by May 31 had in creased to 3735 pounds. They have also paid out JfU lor cans anu me nrrfiiiinnt tells ns that the creamery is all right and getting there with both feet. The 10th of Juno was pay day at tho creamery for May milk and all bills were met promptly. A DELIGHTFUL TIME. About 400 persons from Parsons and Cherryvale, many of them school rhililrp.n. came to this citv last Satur day ou a special train of five coaches and spent the day iu picnic sports in the spriugs park and other places of interest. They were accompanied by the Parsons band, ono of the best in arm them Kansas, which rciraled the oQQpmlilii're with a liberal supply of flue music during the day. mo weather was delightful and everything in connection with the affair seemed to conduce to tho pleasure of the par ticipants. Last Monday while W. J. Oldham was hauling a loir out of Spring river bottom about thirteen miles south of this city he met with a serious acci dent in which his left leg was broken between the knee and ankle and his right leg bruised and sprained con siderably. It seems he had just got ten the log onto the waeon and was walking beside it and driving when he became entangled in some 6iuall brush which threw him in such a way that both lers went under the wheels and ho being unable to stop the three teems which were hitched to the wag n rpretverl the iuiurics stated above. He was brought to this city where his injuries were attenaca to sua at mis writing is getting along as well as could be expected. NUMBER 17. GRAND HARVEST FKAHT. The combined membership of the Fanners' Alliance and Kulghts of La" bor of Cherokee county will give k grand harvest feast at Columbus July 3, 1S00. The most extensive prepara tions are beiug made and an immense concourse of people is expected. Ev ery family is requested lo bring a well filled basket so that all will havu an obundaiise to eat L. L. Polk, president of the Natioual Alliance ; 11. 11. Clover, president of the,.Stato Alli ance, and Ralph Beaumont, natioual lecturer of the Knights of Labor, have been secured to address the people. It is to be a regular old-fashioucd meet ing of the Sons of Toil, aud it is the aim to make it the grandest gathering ever held in the county. By order executive committee. N. T. Allison, C. T. Dana, L. M. Dillman, committee on publishing and printing. Contributions were received week from M. a Julia Burgess and Mrs. A. D. C. Harvey. Average attendance for the week 16. Iu the course of an other week we will have about 23 new books added to the library. After this month we will have Harpers Mag azine aud St Nicholas fresh on tha table every month. We already have the Century, and will also have Puck and Life every week. These magazine are for the free us of the reading room aud every one can have the benefit of them by visiting the room. Sec. Give peddlers the cold shake. Their interests are of no conceru to you. They tako money out and leave none. They have no business reputation to sustain and are more likely to skin vou than not There is absolutely not one single advantage in buying from a peddler. Therefore give tucse itiner ants the shake. There is not au article they sell that cannot be bought as cheap of the dealers iu your own town who pay taxes aud help to build up. while the peddlers do nothing for u. Trado with (he home merchants and let the peddlers go. An nhaorvant prrlmncrA nnm thnt in bo far as money matters are concerned it is c tiea per lor a man to iase na home paper man it is to stop n, lor IllllU lllcll oui ui icu unci uiuunnn stopped will in the course of a year wear out two dollar's worth of sole leather trying to find a copy of the very paper they ordered slopped. LOOK . HERE! I am again in the boot aud shoo business one door north of Cooper & Uodgkins' grocery, where I am pre pared to do all kiuda of repairing. Thanking all for past favors and ask ing for a continuance of the same, I am Yours respectfully, Geo. L. Kekxfdy. N. B. Those kuowing themselves indebted to mo will please call aud settle as I uecd the money bad. Geo. L. Kennedy. HEW HARDWARE SlUliE. T have onened a hardware store and tin ulinn at the old stand, where I will sell all kinds of hardware And every thing pertaining to the hardwaro trade at the lowest possibto prices. Tin work of all kinds a specialty. I have come to stay and I want you to come aud see me. T. B. McEluiney. Jeray Dull 18 months old from the "Stevens" fT.nwf1l hprrll : also calf 6 months old. both pure blood stock, for sale on easy - - " .i . . terms. Apply lo u. caruin, one mile north of citv. or to N. J. Van Ar- nam, Sherman street. ? A GRAND SCHEME. Wnhster's Unabridged Dictionary and Encyclopedia given atvau at Cooper's. Call and get a card and procure ono of thes6 valuable books. CAPITO'S CITY BAKERY. Fresh bread, cakes, pies, ctc every day. Lunch, cigars, tobacco, nuts and fruits In season. TRY BREWSTER BROS. CASH GROCERY FOR FIRST CLASS GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES. We have a full stock of qucensware cheap. J. J. Osborn. L. C. Goodner will pay the highest market price for butcher s 6toct In quire at Drovers and farmers Dane. A hnantiful niece of music siven away with every dollar's worth, of goods at Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery. Kemembcr, I buy 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 county. J. B. OrrERMAN. Remember the News printing office when you want sale bills or posters. We have a lot of new typo ordered es pecially for this purpose and can get up a "dandy" job in this line at lowest living rates.