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it w V LOCAL NEWS. TIJIE TIDIiK-t . T. F. R. K DhPAUTLHLS IHOM IHlDCiK C1TT. unisa W1.3T WING EAST, . -1.i . ... li....n'F' 1-4 til Passenger.. .. 3r.M win. Passenger lz:i3 i m I migrant . ,:iua.ni niinut v-, , .ui. J hrousli F'lKHiH". 1 nruugu 1 'I !& m War t rrlctit Ul a.m Jy 1 l-Lt 4:U m A heavy uuW '" heie yesterday nicrtf ini-'- . The March -itiier i equal lo the stand, .ird ol March weather. Cha. Kiili h ptirilis-eJ A. B. Webster's residence on Militate avenue. It will jlwaye do lo keep in eye on a man who is con tanlly vaunting bitnst.f as a re former. The Youn;; Ladies Uik Club will give another entertainment in Sineter Hall, to- morrow evening i,ir citiien wlm xltenJed ttie carnival at Caldaell l't week, returned in good Older. and report bavin.: had a ins time. There was a hht tutcli ol in'er Mon dsy last. March i a very uncertain month vj far aa the weither is concerned." A synopsis of Dr. PeaUxly's sermon, i'e live red here Feb. 2fith, appear on the first pae. Oar reaJcrs will find the subject in teresting. There are i-me pecple who never affect to read the sisr,- of the time-. It i probable they haven't the comprehension to discern a hole even in a ti n wll. (,eo.T. iTirlsle. ahrritl, having retire.) from bmineM wdl ' ''" entire attention to the dulie- of l r ouv of Sheriff. Sheriff Hinkel is an tscellennilicer. llev. O. W. Wright is still dtngeroudy ill, being atlecleii with a di-eae of the brin. It is litelv that t- ill he taken to an asylum in Xew York for treatnieiit. J. McGinnis. In- station aent, has gone t Old Mexico. Ms. e-xpect to learn the Spinish tongue. IV lcii'y bare taken UP their residence in Florence, K., fur the preent. S. S. Ott of the, I-Mid Department, Santa Fe. wan in the city Tin-lay. He says the compwy's recei U. from land sale, the past ..ason .'xoeds the receit ts of any corespon dini; seai-on. Colley .t Harwood have taken charge of the UeUnd Hotel. Kansas City. Their well-known reputtticn as excellent landlord will iu-ure them thepa'ronage of the people ot Kansas who vUit Kacs City. W. Tarb. x sold 1,MM head of ewes to T. B. Mikels A Son, of S.lire cour.ly. Mo. The hrep will be driven to Texai. Mr. Tarbox made the first ale of eh.ep Uet year. We did mt urderrtand the price pid. J. M. Kiiney, one of the proprietor of the D J)te City Flouring Mill, arrived from Dtcatur, 111., on Sunday, and will remain here a short time. Mr Rainer much p e-ed to it h"e- IIe ?" the mud ln lllir.oi ba become an intolerable nniaince. V. II. Harri', the Kumimatipt of the 'Arka'iiw Valley, remrned to the city on Sunday, alter an absence of a few montha in (he principal ciiies of the Union. He took in the i"hw at the National Capital, New York, Philadelphia. ar.d other imminent poind. He return to bi adopted heath rtgretin that he did not prolong hia twt Prol Tneo. F. Price, dramaUc Impenona. ,or,,,Mve an exhibition of hU t.lenl ; on S.turday niuht lt, io Straeter. Hall. Tber- -. 'lim audience bat n Bpprecia-tiveon-. The Profeeeor'. rendition ia ex cellent. He wan elocutionist of tbe fioeat order and a gentleman in every teapecf. Mra. Price cc.mpnie.th.Profeor. She b. fine vocah-t and reier. They gwe pHormanc. at F -r. Dod... TueI.y night, to a l.ue audience. W hope th.y - give D)Ke Ci-y another call, and we troat our elBirD. wdl KiT. b ' ltd-ance. The following are Tice'a predictions for March: l,t to 4th, threatening weather, with verT heavy ttorme; 4lhto 6th, clear or fair; 7ib lo 10th, severe ttorma; llth to 13lb, clear or fair: 13th to 16th, heavy rain etsrma about the 15th; 16:h to 18th, clear or fair; 191h to 22nd, clouding, threatening weather, with very heavy utorms about the 21st; 23d to 24th, clear or fair; 2oth to3tb, clouding weather, ending in severe storm about the 29th; 30lo, clear or fair; 31rt pro bably fair, though there may he a continu ance of cloudy and wet weather. There will te eome grand pumren In the Pan Handle. Towers A Gudgill have con tracted for 26,000 post', which will make an immense inclo'ure. Ed. Price and Milligan have tbe conflict lor furni'hing the poet. Some weeka ago 80,009 tumid of wire vu shipped to the Pan Ilind'e, assigned to Sanborn & Warner. C. Goodnight some months ago received 60,000 pound) of wire. Cin'l you read the fu'uie of tbe stock bu.-i-ncss. Deputy Sherid J. W. Keith, arretted Mirtin Kogers at Wallace Kas., and hrouttht tbe prisoner here on Mood ly. He is charged with fraudulently obtaining roocey from the Santa Fe Kailroid. Tbe defendant was employed on the eection in Sequoyah c nny The accused tr is taken before Jastice N. B. Kliine. and waiving preliminary exmlna. tion was held for appearance, in the sum ol $500, at the June term of tbe District Court. At the M. E. church cootereuce in Burl. logtoD, the minivers made repirts on pre hibition in their respective localities. The fo'lowing U the report jn Dodi;e Citv: "la Dodge City both front and back doors are open. Tbe s iloon men, however, are be ginning to realize that the law will be en. forced and are celling more slyly than fix montts atr' ''Selling more slyly," is good. Fred Harvey and others, owning the X Y brand of cattle, are negotiating for tbe pur- chane of 120,000 acres of lands belonging to the railroad company. The lands are situat. ed wc-t of Hartland station, on the south side of the river. One dollar per acre has been offered. Judge H. M. Beverley has eo'd his inter est in the cattle and rancb south of thi point to his surs William Beverley, II. M. Beverley, Jr., and James K Beverley. The Jujjf eays he will engige in cattle raiding next taon. The Beverley Bros, have a fine lot ot catile, which have wintered well February ia put down u the dullest month in the anml ot Dodge, The fine winier weather killed the prolific business. But the spring U coming, gentle Annie, and the high ball TJtary will be here io all his of glory. Rev. Adams Peabodv of Larn-d. w 11 preach in the Union church on Sunday, March, I9th, in the morning and evening. He will preach In this city every third Bun- day of each month in the year, until further notice. From Walter Brown A Co's w. ol circular we learn that, while the wool sales for Feb rury were larger than in the same month of 1881, yet the price was a little lower lhan at the beginning of the yeir. A Linton. Nebraska, correspondent of the Globe-Democrat irreverently speaks of our Governor as a "common lookinz man, with a black mustache and seedy clothes." n. .mi this vounz man? What makes the young man look unhappy? He has late ly married a young woman who ha com feet. The governor ol Texas has called the leg islature of that state to convene in extra aes- ion on the 6th of April. Eev. A. S. Buzxell will preach ia the Union Church next Sunday, morning and evening. The weather to-day baa reram'd its rpring-like gentility. CoL Tom Jones wears bia honors meekly yet dignifiedly. Township Assessor Meeting. The Township Assessors of Ford County, met pursuant lo Isw at the Court House on Monday, for tbe purpose of agreeing upon an equal basis of valuation of taxable pro perly. Present : F. K. Wiolhers, of Wheatland ; Peter M.Iaiel, of Spearville ; Oito Mailer, of Dodge. On motion, Mr. Peter M. Imel was chosen Chairman. Alter a lengthy discussion on the valuation of ersonaI property, it was resolved, that committee be appointed with inetructioca to submit a report on valuation lor guidance of the amfuora the icllowing day. On motion the Board adjourned to rutet again at 10 o'clock, Tuesday, March 7th 1SS2. Adjourned meeting of tbe Township A- ersiiors of Ford County, held at the Curt House, March 7th 1S82. Preatut : Chairman Peter M. Imel, O' Spearvalle ; F. K. Winlhem, of Wheatland ; Otto Muller, of Dodge. '1 he minutes of the previous meeting were read aud approved. On motion, the valuttionon all lands sit u'il hi Furd County was fixed ai a price of two thirds of the cnh value at which such land is held in the market. The valuation of pergonal property waa agreed upon as folloas for the guidance ol ass-'K'Ors : Horses first class $40 00; Second clasa $23 Ou. Ponies first class 30 00; Second class $10 CO. Cattle Work oxeu per joke. (40 00; Mtlch cows from 1G 00 to $30 00; Stock- cattle, a vearoiu, iij ou; . jearoiu es ou 1 year old $4 00. Mules per head. $33 00 toll") 00. Sheep first class tl 25; second class $1 00; third class 73 cents. Hogs 2 cents per lb. Farming Implements according to judgment of assessors. Pleasure Carriages, gold watches and jewelry, pianos according; to judgment of asaesaors. Adjonoed. Peter M. Imel. K. K. Wintner. Otto Muller. Spiing stock of Millinery goods, embracing the latest styles, iust received ty Mn. L. K Mclniyre, at her rooms In tbe City Hotel building The ladies of Dodge City, and vicinity are respectfully invited to call and examine my goods. A choice and excellent variety of sunflower decorations also received. A Kansas shipper states that a car will hold two more bead of steers if they are destitute of horns. He thinks this a strong argument in favor of polled Angus cattle. Levi Schick bought the sheep belonging to Fred Bogers which have been held on Sweetwater. There are 1,105 bead of these sheep, and the price paid was $2.50 per head. Tbe heel-fly ia begining to work on c Mr. J. E. McAlister, foreman for the ittle. Lee- Scott Cattle Co . has been compelled to pu1 ,t six men to riding lo keep the cattle back from tbe river, Mr. E. Torrey, one of ocr large cattle men on the Canadian, is having built a good, large dwelling of stone. Mr. Torrey is like most cow men be believes in being comfortablely fixed. C it tie are good property, or a great many ittrllgent men are badly mistaken. Not long sicceH. W. Creeswell and Joe Morgan were offered and refused $24 round for their entire brands. We learn bat a good many bones are locoed in some parts ot the range. Horses thst have been lately brought to the range are said to be a great deal worse (or this weed than those used to it, Pan Handle. It can easily be imagined bow tbe eyes of North Carolina negro opened as he saw twenty-six $10 gold pieces roll oat of the beaut of a log ha was splitting. Some un known depositor, ever fifty years ago, had bored an auger hole in the trank of tbe tree and placed his money therein. SFEASEVHaTaE DOINGS. Fred Wenie, insurance agent of Dodge City, waa in town this week on business. The prevailing opinion with our farm ers is that our wheat crop is looking better than any spring since 1877. J. O. Boyd and Jessie Meydole have gone to the Gunnsron country to look alter their mining interests. E. O. Peifler and Major H. B. Van Voorhis are buying np the muly cattle in the country with a view of engaging in etock raising extensively. Ed. T. Cartledgf, connected with the Santa Fe land department at Topeka, wis in towa the first of the week and drove over to Jetmore, Hodgeman county, to look after the taxes on their lands. Our people were sadly grieved on hear ing of the misfcrtune that has befallen Iter. O. W. Wright They hope with protwr ore and treatment he will recover and bo able to perform his ministerial duties many years to come. The Medicine Lodge Cresset says that pistols are a necessity to the cow-boy, but that whisky is not. It b-lleves, therefore, in giving him his gun and taking away his bottle. The Postmaster Geoersl his deck'el that Congressmen can not frank documents with a stamp, nor by employing department clerks to sign Congiessioaal autographs. What is wanted now is a decision that all pontage stamps mut be licked with tbe tongue, ami that the employement of a brush to wrt the stamps is illegal. OBITCARY. Dieil. Feb, 13. ISC, at St. Meolas.1p.rort, France, after a short Illness, St onalrar Nicolas Kutft, age 9-1 years. The leeraal was gran'l tataerotthe eilttor of this paper, lleenjvjetla long Ufa. . Tsace to his ramalas. BiaiaOI.CTIV.'l NOTICE. Notice Is hereby gfren that the co-partnership heretofore existing Between II. ,ok and George T. Ilmkel, ilinbuatneaaunler the firm name ot Cuot A lllnkel, has this day itia frotvtil by mntual eonaei.1, M r. f.'ook eonttnuinx the business, who collects all ilebts due, ant settles all liabilities a,nuiat the arm. II. V. COOK CEU.T. lllNKLL. March Ctn. 12. fcro-9 KI.ECtlV PBrt.at.VfATIOX NOTICE la hereby given that anelretmn will be held in the city of Itodse Llty,; Kansas, at the asual place of votloz, on Tuadav, AprUiJi, 1SS2, For the purpose of electing ON'E MAYOR AND TIVE COOCILME.V. ONE POLICE JL1GE, For eaM city to serve tbe ensuing year. The polls of said election will brrn rrim9 a. nutoSpm. A II. Vf EIlSTElt, Mayor. Attestt II. e. MTTOX, City Clerk PCSaLICATian 2le)TfCB. In the District Court lCthJn.lklal Mtrict,Utr of Kansas, sluing in and lor Furd county. Howell 1'. Myton. vs. Albert Coolsy. The above named defendant will take notice that ths plaintiff has filed his petition In tha District Court aittlos; In and for ths county aad State above, aaklog for the foreclosure of a cer. tain mortgage deed on the Northwest quarter of section fourteen (It), township twenty-five (23. south of range twenty three (23), Furdeoualr, Kansas, to satiety a certain proroisory note, which said mortgage deed waa ztvea lo secure, for the sum ot One Hundred Dollars, with 1 per cent. Interest rrom September Sth, 13), and coauotsolt. Vow von are notified that aaid cause will be tor hearing at theJune term A. D. lr.'. of onr court, anil unless yoa plead, aaswer ordemur to salt peillion at or oeiure iu,wyiMjuirt(iiu, i A. D. 12. said petition will be taken as tru and a decree of foreclosure awarded aa prayed for m said petition. Dated this 6th day of starch. A D. lsK. W. K.I-ET1LLO.V. Clerk District Court R. E. Burns, Attorney for ilalatlff. mil PBraAI.s. NOTICE Is nerebr given that sealed bids wlil bereeeived bv W. f. 1-eUllon until J p. m wadoesdav. Marcn jbui, ia, to-wtii eoriae building of a school house in School District s la. Ford eaxxnty, Kas , according to spifle&- tlona on file with tbe District Clerk. The Board reserve the right to reject any or aH bids, by order of Board. S. T. fE.ll4.lAJ.-, lltra. u. s. laxd orriCE. Lamed. Kansas. March Id. lag. ( VtlA la nsrrehr riven that the following nam. ed settler has lied notice of nle intention to make final proof la support of hu clalm.aad that said proof will be mads before theuert of District Court. Ford county, Kansas, at tie ocmty seat, on jsuuniar. jltu m. ;ra, via i SitkD fc2fDg.Kl.Y. jaotBSStead Applieatloo' Vn aaaa Cor c fa rita S. s and 7 and&KarcJfiVr ar Seo IS. 1sjt got Baage t W. Ue aaaaa the following witnesses to prove h"s eosulaooaa reatdaace npom aal culavatioa ot said land, vtar U. J. Qyisa, II, OarU. G-orrs Hordcr. iltaolas atayrath, all ot Dodge City P. O. rordesoaty, Xas. -. Saha v. a. aawauusi. acpaiar.