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ABILEI REFLECTOE. ! 'P V a VOL. I. ABILENE, DIOKIXSON COLTXTY5 JSLAJXSJi.S, MAY 29, I1SS4. ISTO. 41, t .c . .A r THE wr T THE PEOPLE'S FAVORITE! THE WORLD-RENOWNED McCORMICK TWINE BINDER! We refer you to the following Farmers, being a few of the many hundreds who have bought the McCormick from us during the last three years. James Foreman Abilene. John Ard Jacob Foust " J. F. Bolster x James Stewart " . Edmond Elwick " &v4 Francis Farron " U JJ. Kugler m JamesPurves " I, J. S. Dewey " Lowry Jones " John L Machmer Industry. F. Steinborn " f Wm. Ault f P. Buffmeyer " 1 Jacob Brust " Charles Benner, Aroma. Fred Meyer " Chas. Koephe " i 'Henry Asling Lyona. Fred Langhofer Woodbine. Wm. Schlahuber, Newbern. R Eubin " F. Eubin Frank Hoffman Rhodes. Chas. Hoffman T. Gutsch " i W. B. Ross Plympton John Hartman " J. W. Woodworth " John Tonkin Dillon J. G. Orr Frank M Wright Hope Thos. France " H. Rochrman " W. S. Brewer Carlton J. A. Steefeck J. Z. Menges Xeystone lewis Armstrong New Basel N. Armstrong " G. D. Smith Solomon City A. S. Seeds Enterprise J. H. Cundiff Cheever W. H. Logan Detroit John Bonfield Henry Rufus Feeny " F. Thorpe Chapman .i. Victorious in over 100 Field Trials ! New and Valuable Improvements-for 1884 ! The MCCORMICK TWINE BINDER has won a world-wide reputation for STRENGTH, DURA BILITY and the superior quality of its work, and the machine for 1884 has been greatly improved. Is very light draft and is so evenly balanced that there is positively no weight on the horses' necks. It has the strongest and most perfect DRIVING GEAR. THE CUTTER BAR IS COLD ROLLED IRON. The adjustable Reel and Binder, and the many other improvements on the McCormick Binder have made it the leading machine. Be sure and see it. Sold by EEHR" BROS. MERCANTILE CO., Abilene, Ran. As Heretofore, the Marvelous Superiority of the Hodge Header Is endorsed, sustained and emphasized by the wide-awake farmers of Dickinson county. This ma chine is beyond all doubt the best Header manufactured in the United States. It will cut lower, and higher, than any other Header made without stopping the team. It has an improved twisted Keel which is a decided improvement over all others in taking up down and tangled grain. The new im proved machine is by far the lightest draft Header in the field. Don't take our statement for it, but enquire of the following farmers who are a few of the many who .used the Hodge Header last year : Samuel Zook, Abilene. Wm. Beck, " T. J. Wilson J. H. Hooper, Geo. Livingstone, John Pyke, Nelson Feiz, Pat MeGuire, Chapman. M. L. Morrison, Belle Spring. L. Schwendener, Carey Creek. (C u u a u Jesse Kush, Industry. W. T. Oard, " Fickis Henry " Jackson Coulson " P. Dahlhammer " E. H. Marrs Peter Langhofer Woodbine L. D. Minner Bhodes M. McLean a In addition to the above Harvesting Machines, we have in stock and offer for sale the largest and best assortment of JFarming Implements in the state of Kansas, consisting of Shuttler, Harrison, LaBelle and Moline Wagons ; Moline, Weir and Hapgood walking and riding plows and cultivators ; the Flying Dutchman plow, which we will guarantee to pull lighter than any walking plow doing the same work. Having called your attention to our outside goods we would now invite you to call and inspect our stock of general merchandise, the largest without exception in the state of Kansas. Close buyers will find it to their interest to call and see our immense stock before buying. Our stock is fresh and offered at amazingly low figures. MEBANTSUE CO., Abi&ene, Mabbab. BEIIBX BBOb.