DODGE CITY TIMES.
DODGE CITY, KANSAS, EEB. 7, 1880. NO. 38-
SUTTON A. C0LB0RN.
II. W. SUTToJf. E. r. COLBORX.
ATTOBKSIII AT WW,
DODGE CITY. KAX.
Office in Post Offlce Building.
HARRY E. GRYDEN.
ATTCKIEI AT LAW.
DODGE CITV. KAS.
Will practioe in the State anJ Federal Courts.
GEO. A. KELLOGG.
ATTOBNIY AT UW,
DODGE CITV, KAN.
Will practice in the aeTeral courts of the State,
OKce in Globe Building
E. F. HARDESTY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
DODGE CITY. KANSAS.
Will practice in State and Krderal Courts.
Office second door west of I'ostnfSce.
W. F. MASON,
rniri-icsAit axd ncBGKorr,
DODGK CITY. KANSAS.
Orders mar be lelt at Fnnjser'. Drugstore.
ttesld,ence east end of Military avenue.
BRINKMAN. BROS. & WEBSTER.
DODGE CITY. KAS.
Yards sonth of Railroad track.
CE.tTEi.T I A. I. BAKRKU SHOP.
ShaTin,;, Sharapnolnjrand Ifalr Cuittiog done in
lue iaiesi ladoion.
DODGE CITY, KOUD CO.. KANSAS.
Will locate lands in Meade and adjoining
counties under the l'rr-eiuptlon. Homestead
ana limner culture acis
ATJ7J VEYISC! o Ttaamnble terms.
D: S. WEAVER,
PAINTER'S SUPPLIES, Ac
DODGE CITY, KAN.
(A few doors west of Po-tofuce,)
DODGE CirV, KANSAS.
P erred at all times.
WARM MEALS at all hoar.
CONFECTION EH Y, CIGAES, CAKES. ETC.
J. M. BAY, Proprietor.
t. l. Mccarty, m. d.
Physician and Druggist,
DEALECIX DCUGS, MEDICINES.
Chemicals and perfumery. Toilet Goods, Brush
es, Sponges, Dje Stuffs, Paints, Oils, etc.
HERMAN J. FRINGER,
Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals
Toilet Goods. Brushes, Sponges, Dye Stnfrs
Paints, Oils, Etc.
DODGE CITY. KANSAS.
NEW BOOT & SHOE SHOP.
U now prtp&rfd to do drst-cUs work of
Nice-Fitting Boots a Specialty
Price low Shop at Mueller's eld stand.
THE AID BUSINESS.
Tbe aid business in western Kansas is en
gaging considerable attention . Got. S: John
is criticized in some qnarte is for accepting
from Jay Gould any mosey for tbe object,
We ha?e already spoken with sufficient pos
itivenese on th's question to make oar views
known. We have said, and say, there may
be indif idual case of eufiericg in thi couo
try, but that if there are, ocr people are
able to take care of them. In this positkn
we are endorsed by every man who values
truth above policy. Now, if Gould will
feed any sufferers who chance to be so from
sickness, ourp.-oplewillbespraed such trou
ble. There hare beta some cases of sutler
ing in all new sections of Kansas, and If
each is not true cf well fettled Matte, wbat
are poor houses for? Bat oar people are
not able to ran poor houses now. The dan
ger of deception in this matter is to be ad'
mitted, but is there not deception in every
thing the? Wa-Keenev World.
DO JUST AS HE PLEASES.
The following from Thursday's Chicago
Tribune sounds like some one was Retting
terribly frightened : "Gould is rapidly teach
ing that point where he can do just as he
pleases with the lailroad of this country.
There is no combination or railroad com
pany powerful enough now to thwart him
in any ofhiidesigrs. There seems to be
but one way ic which Gould's sway might
be broken, and that is by tie Chicago roads
namely, tbe Burlington, Bock Island,
Northwestern, Alton, aod Illinois Central
joining together and making an offensive
and defensive treatr agtinst Gould. Thrse
roads, with the lakes back of them for an
eastern outlet, and the Grand Trunk and
Baltimore A Ohio as allies in the east, and
Atchison, Topeka A Santa Fe s an ally in
the west, could inflict such damage npon
Gould and his syndicate as would make their
investments highly unprofitable."
A CANADIAN WEATHER PROPHET.
Pbof. Vexxob, the Canadian weather
prophet, tells wbst he knows about the
weather to come before the winter months
are over. He has the prestige of accuracy in
Canada, and has lately been making a slu if
on United States weather. He writes that
those who talk about a mild winter reckon
without their host, lor although January
has been mild, February looks black, and
very icy-breathed. His prognostication) are
for Canada, New York, and Northorn elites
and his wintery February, should it come as
predicted, will be likely to blow its frosty
breath, pile np its snow drift, and hurl its
ice-shaats far south. According to this an
tht riiy a heavy snow is to fall on the 2d or
3d of February, drifting and causing railroad
blockades. The cold spell will last four days,
and then come rain and slush up to about the
lSlh or 16th. The ICth will bring another
heavy enow-tall and drifting and blockading.
Between the 20th and 25ih a second cold
spell will set in, and give very low ther
mometer reading. Heavy snow falls are
predicted for the 17th arl 21st of March.
If these things are to come to pass it is too
early to throw away ulsters or Iblok about
Hobk snow has already fallen in the
mountains than during the whole of last win
ter. It averages ten feet deep on the range,
and tbe heaviest snows are yet to come. Min
ing operations will bedelaved about a month
later than usual, bnt there will be abund
ance of water all summer for placer mining.
An abundance of rain throughout Kansas
may also be looked for in consequence of the
supply of snow in the mountains. Every
thing promises well for a prrsneroos sea on
To the Editor of the Times.
Tbe News saya "This article has been
signed by over one hundred of 1 ur promi
nent citizens." It refers to an article in
contradiction cf the Times' article on the
destitute. We do not believe any such thing
as we were present at the meeting of the re
lief, and at tbe time of "Bob's" reading the
article in the Time?, and he influenced a few
of the Germans to sign his reply. The first
autograph attached was John Smith, the
dutebman that kissed II. M. Clark last fall
at tbe time of Clark's 'deleat for surveyor.
Smith Is op for office, and Clark says it de
feaieJ he will kiss John, John's family and
Our prospects are better for our poor
and sneering, as Bob is operating with Jay
Gould, and if they get acquainted we think
Gould will donate freely.
Oar typo lost his bottle lastevsning,
got mad and went home without it.
If any atrangrr had been in town Sun
day aod not knowing what the people was
trying to do, he would have thought that
Dan Rice's show was ii town, teeing so
many people in so many different shape
some standing on their heads and some ly
ing; on their backs, trying to read the Newa
The railroad company is scooping in
the pasi business scooped au editor ont of
one, and he is s id.
Oir merchants have reduced ove-coata
to cost in order to clean out forspring stock.
We will have a cemtterv as soon as we
can procure the charier. We expect to need
all the crape you have in Dode, as we wil
eoou have the funeral of a dead cewsnsper.
If the Weaver bill dotsa't pass it will
strike 8peareville bard.
From in'ormation of a reliable character
it is learned that, as soon as spring opens.
Jsy, Gould will at once begin the work of
extending the St. Louis, Kan -as and Arizo
na to Pubelo, running up the south side of
the Arkansaa Kifer, the nonh side of which
is now occupied by the Atchison, Topeka &
Santa Fe. It was first intended to make
Wichita tbe terminus of the St. L., K. and
A , but at the recent meeting in New York
Mr. Goull made it known that he would at
once extend the road. Globe-Democrat.
We had it affirmed to us by f irmers who
were in no way given to exaggeration, that
the crop of I8S9, would lar exceed in quan
ity, no intervening Providence, that most
prolific sesson, 1875, when the average acre
age throughout Ibis country aa per the State
Agricultural report, waa twenty-tliree bushels.
These is an active demand for wool in
Philadelphia Pricrs are firm with an ad
vancing tendency. Stocks are reduced.
Oregon fire, 3T40; medium, 4012; coar.e
3"3; California fine, 3943; medium,
3740; coarse, S3 27; New Mexican and
Colorado fine and medium, 3S40; coarse
carpet wcol, 2S30.
W. W. Wheelaxd, County Clerk of
Hodgman county, appeared voluntarily in
Topeka, Saturday morning, and gave bond
for his appearance, Februsry 24th, before
the Supreme Court to answer to the charge
of contempt in refusing to testify before that
tribural in the recent county seat contest.
Tbe cattle commissioners of Colorado
have requested the sheriffs of the various
countiea in which cattle inspectors are sta
tioned to appoint these inspectets deputy
sheriff-. The sheriffs of Arapahoe and Pa
eb'o counties have already a'gnified their
Intention of complying with this request
which action will be a great assistance in
capturing and punishing cattle thlevis.
The election for townahiD oBcera in TV.1.
township, Tuesday, was conducted without
mucn interest, vsz votes being polled in the
city. The following is tbe vote:
Trus'ee D. 8. Weavtr, 230.
Clerk-L. W. Jones, 191; II. P.Myton,2S
Juitices K.O Cook. 169: L.Shlnn. 138?
j J. M. Bay. 93; G. A. Kellogg, 29.
Treasurer IL 8tarn, 128; H. 1 Nien,
Cotstable D. Morrow, 131; Ed. Cooley,
200; Thca Bugg.85; C. Beeman, 26.
Road Oteneer-J. T. Kiney, 134; P. B,
Mjton, Kellogg and Beeman were not
candidates, and the vote given was compli
mentary. The people of Dodge know how
to conduct a quiet election.
The following named persons were elect
ed to the offices named: Truster, W. H.
Preston; Justice of Peace, John Ripp;
Clerk, Frank Winters; Constables, Peter
Kidder and J. Snider; Road Overseer, Peter
Somer. There were Ihree candidates for
Treasurer, and we did not learn the result of
Prof Tice's weatber forecasts for Febru
ary are as follows:
lit to 4th cloudy and threatining wea
ther, with rain or snow storms.
4'h to 6th fair westher.
7th 11th clouding and threatening wea
ther, with r in or snow storms.
13th to 15th clouding and threatening
weather, with local storms.
lGih to 18th clear or fair.
18 h to 22 1 clouding with threatening
wealhrr, with heavy rain and severe storms
21 to 24'h clear or ftir.
24th to 28th cloudy, with rain or snow
2Sth to 29th clear or fair.
BONANZA IN HODGEMAN CO.
Dr Lavenburg brought to town Monday
several pieces of silver ore, discovered in
Hodgeman county at a depth of 40 feet. The
ore has been examine! by old miners here
and has been pronounced to be very valuable
some estimating it to be worth $100 a ton.
Specimens of the ore hare been sent to To-
pka, Sf Louis and New lork, and Dr
Lavenbarg will go east in a few days to or
ganize a stock company an! fo purchase the
machinery that is neosiary, and will at once
develop the mines.
The ground is also being surveyed in thai
county for the ew railroad which will bs
built shortly. Kins'ey Leader.
fe'coAB is being minafactured from corn.
It is reported that David Djwj A Co, of
New York, have forty-three egeu's in Iowa
baying corn, and have now over 3,000,OrO
bushels in crib.
The Dodge City Fire Company will give
a ball Monday evening, February 23d.
Messrs. Beatty, Beeson, T. J. Draper and
J. Collar, committee on arrangements.
E. Sfkaoce was lodge in jail in Topsks,
Saturday fast, for forging a check on the
Paymaster of the A, T. and S. F. R. R.
Rzax estate is on the rise in St. Loots.
The rise in real estate throughout the coun
try is a healthv aign.
Obb of New York's prominent chem's,
Mr. Albert C. Dung, (1 Bewery, says:
St Jacobs Oil cured a well-known aoctl-
rteer, and many other prominent citizen 1 ol
Rheumatism. It is a reliabe remedy.
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