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SpRJMES VOLUME IX. BAXTER SPRINGS NEWS. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY BT M. II. GARDNER. ferte 0 Subscription. One copy, one yer J One copy, ix months "jj Out: copy, three months , ; All mWcrlptlom payable in -Jvanoe nnl II not ntl.l in advance will be ch-nted lor at the tale of tl.30 per year. Subaorlbere will nonrwr a luvor by rKrtlng to u promptly any laimre to receive the Nw. . All klnili of JOB FEINTING carefully and promptly attended to. Call and see ipecimena. BAXTER No. 71 A. F. ft A. M., Nooaho etreet. Meet the first ana Mira won ilny evpnlnps of each month at 7:30. VUlilntf brctliroii truter nally Invited. IRA C. Phkis, W. M. R. H. tMrril. fiec. CITY AND COUNTY NEWS. We have put iu an extra large stock of Chinese Lantern, Balloons, Flags, False Faces, Firecrackers and Fire "Works of every description, and are prepared to make very closo prices to parties wishing largo quantities for prirate display or to soli again. Come und see us. Respectfully, P. O. Book Store. We are 6till giving 13 Its fine gran ulated sugar for f 1.00. Coor-KR & HODGKINS. Call and see Tucker's new line of embroidery dress goods. WATERMELONS 1 Brewster Bros, will receive a car load the last of next week. The popular 2 shoo at J. R. Tuck er's is still the favorite against all odds. COMING. Next week, a heavy 6tock of queens ware. Cooper & Hodgkixs. $500 worth of Fireworks, Flags and Pulse Faces at the P. (). Book Store. Tucker still leads them all with the popular $2 shoe. A new supply of teas at Cooper & Ilodgkins'. Full line of Hamburg and Swiss embroidery at J. R. Tucker's. Greatest thing ou earth! Trizo Baking Powder 15 cents per can at Cooper & Ilodgkins'. Embroidery dress goods at J. Ii. Tucker's. The eagle screams ! and everybody goes to the P. O. Bookstore for fire works. The binder time is about oyer. We are now selling McCormick mowers. This is the lightest draft and the most durable machine made. Every part is made of the 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. Fkiislky. The City Bakery is now located permanently two doors north of the post-ofllee where you will always Und u fresh supply o'f bread, cakes, pies, nuts, fruits, etc. Best gasoline and coal oil at McEl hiney's. Fine jelly glasses as cheap as the cheapest at W. E. Tyner's. We will have fresh vegetables from now on at bottom prices. . Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery. For Sale ob Trade. A single top buggy. Ika C. PerkIns. A few more of those new Ratteens left at Mrs. Siark'a. Call before they are all gone. Mason's fruit jars at BUEWaTEK BROS. CASH GROCERY. All ladles wishing a stylish hat call at Mrs. Stalk's. Fino slass coal oil cans for 35o each at W. E. Tykeb's. A BARGAIN! 20 pieces choice figured sattcens to loso out at 12SJ cents a yard, former ly worth 20e, 25c and 35c at J. M. Coor-ER's. I am now located iu" my new room und ready for business. Coruo iu aud tee me. J. J. Fribley. ' I have sold my tin shop to Mr. T. B. McElhiner. I propose to sell manu factured tinware as I can buy and ell this class of goods for a much lower price thau I can make it. J. J. Fribley. The latest styles of fancy white goods in the city can bo fouud at J. M. Cooper's. We carry m full line of all kinds of fresh fruits which you will alwiys find on hand. BRiwiTtR Bros. Cash Grocery. Fine rye bread tt Ohleu's. BAXTER SPRINGS, Everybody seems to be busy. Regulation feized cucumbers are in market Corn is backward but growing on the jump. The June payment of taxes closed yesterday. Home grown, luscious peaches in the market. The wheat harvest is completed in this vicinity. . Columbus will celebrate the glori ous 4th ou the 3d. Revival services at the M. E. church next Sunday evening. J. II. nun.plney opened a store at the new mining town, Peoria, this week. The advent of the new mining town has taken awoy nearly all of Baxter's chronic "loafers." TheRaugntoo Guard parade July 4th will be one of the "doggonedest" in writteu history. The mercury hah been high for sev eral days, much to the annoyance of corpulent humanity. The subject at the morning service M. E. church next Sunday will be "Unanswered Prayers." We understand two "original pack ago" houses will be opened for busi ness in Baxter Springs to-day. Don't fail to see the grand parade of the Rangatoo Guards at Baxter Spriugs, July 4th, at 11 o'clock. The uefarious little green apple made his appearance in the market this week. The crop prospect is good. The teachers and would-be teachers' of Galena are considering the advisa bility of starting a normal school in that city. The man who thinks Bob McGregor ilofn tint know his business, let him trv to havo a cow ansessed at S that is worth $200. The new town of Peoria. I. T.. is at tracting considerable attention and promises to make ncn ueveiopnienu before long. The number of enrollment to the cou ntv normal now in session at Co lumbus is about 125, the smallest for several years. Focni). A piece of money in Pol ctnr s rlrv voimIa store. Owner cau have same by proving property aud paying lor tins notice. Tn th nhsniif:B of Rev. F. D. Pettit. Rev. Red wine of Fredonia will preach - n V CkC 1 at the city nail sunoay, .junenu, morning and evening. We find upon inquiry that there is a wide difference of opinion with re gard to the mineral prospects at the new town of Peoria, I. T. W. W. Scott requests us to inform the public that his horse Gratz can accept no more engagements the pres ent season. His book is filled. What will the population of our town be after the census returns have been takeu ? is a question now being asked all over this great and glorious country. The Star Courier says that during the strawberry season, which closed last week, eighteen thousand gallons were shipped from Columbus to points north and west. An extended visit to our Baxter Springs Mfg. Co's. works, demonstra ted the fact that it la the most import ant enterprise that our citizens nave over witnessed in this city. The order of Select Friends met last Tuesday evering aud elected officers tor the next term. C. Raymond, su preme organizer, has promised to be prescut at the next meeting. Mr. W. W.Scott, Snpt of M. E. Sunday School, has gone to Kentucky for a three weeks stav, and the assist ant SupL, Mr. Albeit Binns, will con duct the school in his absence. , The cheese factory is turufng out a sj.lendid product The farmers all havo reasons to be proud of the enter prise. Tbeinfautis not two months old and now more than paying ex penses. ' Our merchants have been doing a fairlv good business while the farmers aro "iu their busiest seasou. There's no uo talking, good goods at good living prices will draw tho good hero to trade. ' C. L. Smith, our right hand bower in the News office, has gone with bis father to start a hotel at Peoria, I. T., and leaves in his place A. W. McDow ell, formerly of the Star Courier office at Columbus! CHEROKEE; COUNTY, KANSAS, JUNE 21, 1800. Salt 11.15 per barrel. Bacon 8c,Cof- fee 25c, Lard 9c. Rolled Oats 7 lbs. for 25c, Coal Oil 15o per gallon at Bald win's Alliance System Grocery. New ginghams, white goods, prints, etc., just received this week at H. M. Cooper's. J. H. Humphrey is always ahead on all foreigH aud domestic fruits of the season. ' We havo received another invoice of the celebrated $2 shoe. . A. M. Peake & Co. From now on we, will keep choice butter on ice It will be nice and clean. J. II. Humphrey. Plenty of tip top German millet seed for sale all through the mouth of Jane. J. J. Fribley. Just received a fresh line of pure sugar candies aud full line of foreign fruits, very choice, at J. H. Humphrey's. For Sale. 25 good shoats. In quire at L. C Wilbur's ou Tar Creek. VINEGAR! VINEGAR ! If you want the finest white or claret vinegar call at Bkew6ter Bros. Cash Grocery. Ice Cream and Milk Shake at Oh leu's every dav. Examine our $2 shoe before buying. A. M. Peake & Co. Good package coffee 2Sc a lb. or 2 lbs. for 55c at Tyner's. . Have you seen the 1.50 6hoe for men and women aj A M. Peake & Co's. T. W. Edwards' city dairy gives you 2( quai ts of pure milk for 1 ; sour milk 8c a gallon. We have a nics line of trunks and valines which we tiil sell at cost for the next mouth. ,'A. M. Peake & Co. II. Ohlcn will open up the ice cream season to-morrow.; Go to W. E. Tyner's every time for the worth of your money iu groceries. Overalls and joins pants the best and cheapest at A. M. Peake & Cory Go to Ohlen'ti rj&lauraut and get a . dish or quart ot tieucioits ico cream. Ture, cleau sweet milk delivered anvwhere in the city at 2(1 quarts for $lby T. W. Edwards. Harvey has just received a job lot of carpet remnants 1 to yd3. each. Now is your time to get a rug or crazy carpet. ' LADIES, ATTENTION! Call and see tho fine line of new bats, ribbons, flowers and laces just received. Mrs.W. W. Smith. Trv Mokaska Bakinir Powder at J. M. Brewster's Cash Grocery and get a chance to draw a fine diamond ring. Milk shake every day at Oblen'a, 2000 yards Merrimack prints at 5c per yard ; formor prico 7c, at Cooper's. HIDES ! HIDES! HIDES ! Take your hides to J. A. Soar. He will pay you the highest market prico. Pure Iowa white clover candied honey, 15c a pound, 2 for 25c at Brewster's Grocery. See Cooper's plow shoe for $1. It knocks out anything in the county for the price. 8ee tho 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, fancy soaps, etc., at BREWSTER'S GROCERY. To Our Customers: " We will meet any prices made on goods in our line in this city or in any of the neighboring towns. J.' J. OirooRN, Tho Grocer. CLOTHING! CLOTHING I CLOTH- IXG! cuff tminff t a cnat reduction iu price to close it out at J. M. Cooper's. CANDIES! CANDIES! Wo carry a full stock of W. A. Mount & Co's. best candies. J. .1. Osiiorn. The largest and best assorted lino of men's, women's, misses' and children's shoes to bo found in the city at J. M. Cooper's. Dried beef at Brewster Bros. The celobrated Sola shoo at Coopers has uo equal in style and price. Try them and you iwlll buy no other. Every pair warranted.- Pure milk delivered in any part of the city. , . ' W. H. Coolet. A new lino of hats, at Cooper's. Call and see them. LoncSor meals at Ohlen'a. At recrnlar meeting of Baxter Ijndtre No. 15. A. O. U. W.. June 13. the following officers were elected : J. T. Ryon, M. w.; Jonn jucuaaaen, foreman; II. II. liueter, overseer; j. M. English, recorder ; R. P. McGregor, financier: J. J. Fribley. receiver: Preston Button, gnide; Wm. March, I. W.; Theo. Griffin, O. W. ; 1. con- nor aud B. F. Urown, trustees, iioage meets every Friday evening. Visit ing brothers cordially invited to call. N. W. Clark, ianltor at the school hmiAA. whiln makinsr some repairs on the building Wednesday, found a huge black snake up iu the garret about five feet lonir. Mr. Clark undertook to capture him, bat his snakesbip showed fight and crawled into a hole m the wall out of the reach or a anger. Mr. Clark is or the opinion mat ne fppiia nnon trra vounir snarrows iu the building, as he was large aud fat. A olinnMnnr nflVav took place at Cherokee on Thursday of last week, in which a Mrs. Belle Fesecndeu fired three shot3 at A. A. Hunt, a restaur ant keener, one of which took 6liirht effect in the pit of his stomach. The trouble arose over the persisieni lm timnfir fittpniioiiH of Hunt toward the 15-year-old daughter of Mrs. Fewsen- den. Hunt is a married man witn a family. The tournament of the Southwest Firemen's Association, held at Ft Scott lust week was attended by toe depart ments of three towns of this county, Pnlumhiifl. Galena and Weir Citv. but thav wpr iinahln tn hiintr adv honors home with them in tho way of prizes. M. . A - il J There was present aoout one mousauu firemen. The Association will hold its tournament at Joplin next year. The Baxter Springs Mfg. Co. are doing a booming business already. They are utterly unable to till their orders as fast as received and are away behind. In consequence of this two of their traveling men have been called in until the work can be caught up and shipments made on time. This is an encouraging state of affairs in deed. The Epworth League of the Metho dist chnrcb, which was organized sev eral weeks ajro byRev.Thos. Stephen son 1 of Pleasanton, vhas steadily increased in numbers and interest. It does literary work, bible study and social work besides its devotional ex ercises. Meetings are held Friday evening of each week. The farmers are now hard at work on their wheat, corn and many other duties. With all these increasing labors they still find time to talk alli ance. We think they are sincere aud honest, and if united will bring about some wonderful revolutions iu the near future. A scaffold was put up around the tower of the Methodist church two weeks ago, for the purpose of putting up some spouting, doing some paint inr. etc.. hut owinc to the scarcity of laborers the work has not been com pleted. Probably it will be in a few days. A drive through tho country is a rich treat at this season of the year. Several families from Columbus and other points have been taking in the country aud have found a welcome re treat in our beautiful park to spend a few hours during the day. The Willow Creek Sunday School, located a mile aud a half north of town, will give an ice cream and rasp berry festival at tho Willow Creek school house this (Saturday) evening, the proceeds to go for the benefit of the Sunday school. We- regret that so few boats were to be found on the river when the great throng of people were here from Par sons, Girard and Ft Scott We must remember it is a great treat for most visitors to take a boat ride on Spring river. Mr. W. S. Hitch of Girard, who did the tin work on the M. E. church, was here Wednesday to discover the leak in the tower. He found that it was not In tho tin but in the carpenter work. It has been properly ruended. Miss Sadie Talbot aud Miss Winnie Polster are drilling some of the child ren of this place for a temperance operetta which has been contemplated for some time. It will bo given in July, and will be exceptionally fine. PrtonKtvA nrrnarations are beinff made by tho people of Columbus for thn "ITar-PRt Fesst "on the 3d Of JlllV. It Is expected that many thousand farmers and people from all parts of the county will be present We venture the assertion that more fine gardens can be seen in Bister Springs than any town in the south west Many of them are simply superb. NUMBER 18. "VnTirw ! herebv iriven that tho' following notes and chattel mortgage' tfnftt rerienmed on or before July J. . 1800, will be sold at 10 a. m. on that day at tho front door or tue uaxier Bank to satisry any claim agamM them, to-wit : , J. F. Doty, 8. B. Doty $1S0, date.! Jan. 11, 1890, due Jau 11, 1891, with 10 per cent per annum. Joseph bhriver, w.l ennver and 10 per "it interest from date. . dated Feb. 18, 1890, due Feb 18, lffil." W. E. Reynolds, Mary Reynold $120 and 10 icr cent, from date, dated Feb. 17, 1890, dne Fb. 17, 1891. All to the order of J. L.'Beechaui. The Baxter Bank. At the Catholic church on Tar Creek on Tuesday, June 17, Miss Mollie rascnai oi tne x'coria re serve to Mr. J. J. Osborn of this city. This affair was so exceedingly quiet that even the News reporter could only by chance collect the above facU. The happy pair left Tuesday aftei uoon for a short wedding trip. The republican county central com mittee met in Columbus last Saturday aud decided to call the county conven tion for Saturday, August 2. The basis of representation was fixed at ouo delegate for every fifteen vote cast for secretary of state in 188S. Morris Doty will sell at public auc tion at his residence in this city next Wednesday 3 horses, 8 catuo, z nog, hmisphold furniture and other article-. Prof. Hartiev will do the talking end wants a big "congregation." A raspberry and ico cream festival will be given by the. Elm Tree Sunday School at J. 11. Chubb's grove nxt Tuesday evenl g. It would be A. pleasant trip for some ot our young people to drive out. BALLOON ASCENSION. A hdllnon thirtv feet in diainolcr has been received for tho Baxter Springs 4th of Joly celebration anl will be sent up at .the proper tinn.. f!ha. W. Daniels has kindlv consent ed to furnish tho natural gas necessary to inflate it and the balloon ascension will be made one of tho most enjoya-" ble features of the celebration. IVof. William' Nehles, late of Berlin, will do the trapese act. WANTED. One hundred female suffragists, One hundred blanket Indians, One hundred fifteenth amendment. Ono hundred members Salvation Army, One hundred prohibitionists, One hundred plug horses, One baby elephaut, All to march with the Rangatoo Guards at Baxter Springs, July4tlu Apply to J. P. Hartley, grand mar shal. Masks at Tottle's book store. MEW HARDWARE STORE. I have opened a hardware store and cknn mt thn nlrl Bin lift . wbfirO I Wilt sell all kinds of hardware and every thing pertaining to the hardware trade at the lowest, possioie piax. Tin work of all kinds a specialty. L havo come to stay aud I want you to come and see me, T. B. McElhixeV. A GRAND SCHEME. Webster's Unabridged Dictionary and Encyclopaedia given annij at Cooper's. Call and get a card and procure ono or these Yaiuaoie ooos. LADIES! LADIES! Seo Mrs. W. W. Jones' new stock of millinery goods, gloves and trimmings hofnre buvinir. Everything new and pretty and prices low. Come aud seo our new stock of fan cy candies. -Brewster Bros. Cash Grocery. Pure sweet milk 12 cents per gallon. Sour milk 6 cents per gallon. W. n. Cocley. A full stock kip plow shoo at Coop er's for f 1.25. , CAriTO'S CITY BAKERY. mi n en v a v ,-v wmw- " w - day. Lunch, cigars, tobacco, nuts and units m season. TRY BREWSTER BROS. CASH GROCERY FOR FIRST CLASS GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES. We have a full stock of queensware cheap. J.J. Osboux. L. C. Goodlier will ray the highest market price for butcher's 6tock. In quire at Drovers and Farmers bank. A beautiful piece of music given away with every dollar's worth f soodi at Brewster Bros. Cash Groc-? r. Remember, I buy my good t r SPOT CASH and will sell yon ! . -nes of every description chciper ii, -. n you cau buy elsewhere, at the old r : -able Pioneer Harness Shop of Cii-: kec county. J. B. OrrBow t.