Terms : Tle Rfoclar Edition of the He
. , mtAin eieht Mires with i clumns to the
.uhdcriflioa !ee $l0 ier nncum
Th- Doi.uaE Edition consists ol
of the reculttr edition an4 cofitaioa all the
Ivlitorial and Local
Arrival and Departure of Malls.
Mail east and west via. C. B. Mo.
Pacific H. It., arrives, 4 u m. leaves
7 Sft i m, daily.
Alma and Phlllipsburg Arrives 12
1U, Mondays, Wednesdays and n
days; leaves I p m.
Long Island and PhillipHburg Ar
rives l-J m. ami leaven 1 p. m.,
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Nance and lnilllipsburg Arrives 4
l) iu., Tuedavs and Fridays ; leaves
8 a. in., Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Wagnersville and Phillipsburg Ar
rives 2 p. m. and leaves 3 p. m. o"
Post-Offlce Honrs Opens 8 a m,
closes at 8 p in. Sundays opens 9am
and closes 7 p m, closes 10 a m and 7.30
li m. Monev order business closes at
15 p m. Nomoney order or register
ctter business transacted Sunday.
H. C. SPAULDlNG, P.M.
JAMES fi. BLAINE, of Maine.
JOHN A- LOGAN, cf IlHuciS-
For Presidential Electors.
john n. RICE,
I). A. VALENTINE.
1st, District A. J. FELT
2d District . O. PICKEIiING
Sd District JOHN L. DENISON
4th District T. M, MILLER
...w, s. tilton
...t. t, taylor
LEWIS HANB1CK,. Of OstoM.
For Cheif Justice,
A. IT. HORTON, of Atchison.
For Associate Justice,
U . A. JOHNSTON, of Ottawa.
JOHN A. MARTIN, of Atchison.
A, P. RIDDLE, of Crawford.
For Secretary of State,
B. ALLEN, of Sedgwick.
For State Auditor,
E. P, McCA.BE, oi Graham.
For State Treasurer,
AM. T. HO WE, of Marion,
For Attorney General,
S. B. BRADFORD, of Osage.
For Sup't, of Public Instructions,
J. H. LA l HEAD, of Bourbon.
For State Senator, 3Sth District,
E. 8. GRANGER, Of PMUilS.
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for re-election to the ofhco of Clerk
of tho District Court, subject to the de
cision of the Republican Convention to
be held at Phillipsburg , September 13,
G. A, S PAULDING.
PHILLIPS COUNTY REPUBLICAN CONVEN
TION. A Republican County Convention
will be held at Phillipsburg Kansas on
Saturday, Sept. 11$, 188-4, at 11 o'clock
A. m., for the purpose of electing candi
dates for the various county offices to
be elected at the November election,
1884, as follows: One Representative,
one Clerk of the District Courtt one
Superintendent of Public Instruction,
one County Attorney, and one Probate
Judge. The basis of representation in
the several townships is one delegate for
each township and one delegate for each
20 voles, or fraction of one half or over,
cast for James Smith for Secretary of
State In 1882. The several townships
will be entitled 10 representation as fol
lows: Arcade ...3... ...Bow Creek 1
Belmont 2 Beaver. 2
Ct.vstal .3 Dayton 2
Deer Creek 2 .Freedom 3
Uleuwood 2 Granite.... ...2
G reen wood 2 Ki rwi n ..7
Logan 4 Phillipsburg C
Mound 2 Plum .2
Plainview 2 Long Islaud 3
Prairieview 2 Itushville .....2
Holonion. 4 Sumner 2
To r.-a h da 2 Va 1 ley . '.. 2
It is recomended that the townships
hold tiieir primaries on Saturday Sept.
G. W, Wood, Chairman,
N. B. McCoumick, secretary.
Parties wishing to attend the 5th ani
varsary of the birth of the city of Downs,
qn the 2Sth"inst. can secure tickets for
1-3 fare, round trip.
A Leal Poinf.
He looked like a rising vowing lawyer
as he entered a Jersey City bank the
other dav and inquired of the cashier:
Has any person presented a cheek
here bearing my signature J. Q.
If such a check was filled in foi
$200 ami my name forged to it, would
it be cashed?"
No, sir not even If the signature
was o-enuiue and the note filled in for
Ah eh yes! I was simply making
a legal point. 1 bank in my vest pock
et! Good' morning." Wall" Street News,
A "Wildcat Pishing.
When the wildcat fishes it is in thh
sort of way: He leaps from the bank i
on to a large stone or boulder well out
in the stream, and, assuming a crouch
ing position, waits with, the admirable
patience so characteristic of his kind for
such a chance as a kind providouce mav
sooner or later send his way. The pool
around is clear and wavelet; the onlv
exception being a slight outlying of thu
stream around the Ice s: Je of the bould
er. Into that eddy a trout is sure to
sail from time to ilme, partly to rest
himself, and partly because it is a likely
place for such noths and flies as happen
to alight upf,fl the stream to be carried
by the sncuon of the ceaseless ripple
and swirl. The trout that visits the ed
dy in jrder to enjoy a brief rest is safe
enough while he is resting, for he i9
then without the movement of a tin,
quietly lying on the gravel at the bot
tom, but in his first dash to the surface
after a fly his doom is sealed; for quick
as a flash and with unerring aim, tht
cat strikes out with his ready right paw.
and m an instant, with the -claws deer.
sunk in his speckled flank, the poor.
foolish trout is flopping helplessly un
der his captor s whiskers on the top oi
the boulder. If tiie cat is very nungrv
and happens to miss his aim, he ha
been seen to dasti headlong into tht
stream, rarelv failinr in such a case tc
secure his prev, with which he swim
to the nearest bank, and which he
straightway begins to eat, beginning at
the tail and eating it onwards, bone
and all. till not a scale oi it remains.
A ktory f jr the Marines.
A warm day like this," :-aid the
nautical "cop" yesterday afternoon at
Eighth and Chestnut streets as he shook
the beads of prespiration from his walking-cane,
"reminds me of a pretty warm
place I ouce got into, and on a freezing
cold day. Don't know what a 'case
whale' is, do you? Well, it's a whale
that has a cavity iu its head which holds
jnst one-third of all the oil that the
whale produces. The body of a seventy-live
barrel 'case whale yields fifty
barrels and the head twentv-five bar
rels. The incident I speak of happened
while I was on board the whaling ship
Eliza F. Mason.
"We had captured a hundred barrel
whale, and alter the head was split
open I was detailed. to' dip out the oil.
It's just like going, into a big bath tub,
and a man stands almost-up to his arm
pits in oil. I was wading about in the
monster's head when I was suddenly
startled by seeing the surface of the oil
burst into a blaze, caused, as I after
ward learned, by one of the crew acci
dentally dropping a box of burning
matches. The only thing to do was to
dive under the oil, and I did it, with my
sheath knitein mv teeth. I. turned my
head after 1 got underneath .and could
plainly see the flames jumping about
three feet. After I could breath no
longer 1 attempted to come to the sur
face, but the heat was so intense that I
had to dive back again, and made a des
perate effort to dig my way out with the
knife. 1 managed to dig a hole large
enough for to thrust my head through,
and then, by a mighty effort, escaped
into the sea. It was a pretty tight
squeeze, I can tell you. and. my body
was so warm that it made the watez
hiss all around me. The captain of tho
vessel thought I had been burned to
death, and when I swam to the side of
the vessel, he was so frightened that he
told me there was only one thing that
prevented him from turning gray in a
"What was that?" asked the listener.
"He was bald-headed." Philadelphia
Our County Normal Institute will
open promptly on Monday morning,
August 4th,'at 8 o'clock, sharp. Teach
ers remember that in order to win the
race you should start at the word "go."
Loiterers lose opportunities , and do an
injustice to themselves, as well as the
Institute. Be on hand, ready, like true
soldiers, to do your part in the battle
for self culture . Remember that the
knowledge gained will be in proportion
to the industry employed. ,
Our course of study is exhaustive, and
our corps of instructors first class, but
the work ascomplished wdl depend up
on yourselves I shall do ail in my
power to make this summer's Institute
a complete success, but I cannot accom
plish the work alone. I must have your
cheeerful co-operation, which I trust
will be freely given. Make all your ar
rangements early andcome with a full
determination to succeed. The follow
ing will be the programme for the term,
subject, however, to such modifications
a3 tne exigences of the case may de
7:45 800. Oneninsr Exercises.
Book Keeping Arithmetic .
12:20. School Organization. Reading.
Very Truly Yours,
C. A. Lewis.
On the inside of this issue of the
Herald will be found the proceedings
of the Republican State Convention
which met at Topeka last Wednesday.
The convention was the largest eyer
assembled In the State. Every organ
ized county being f ully represented and
all but twotf the unorganized counties.
There was very great' unanimity of
feeling on all questions really at issue
in the6tate. The plitform being re
ported by the whole committee on reso
lutions and unanimously by the conven
tion. The ticket nominated was a good
one and we believe will be triumphant
ly elected. John A. Martin for Gover
nor, A. H, Horton for Chief Justice,
S. T How for State Treasurer and E.
P. McCabe for Auditor were each nom
inated by acclamation, and every nom
ination was made unanimous with an
evident good will, and adjourned with
a feeling of satisfaction as to wnat they
had done, which seems to be recipro
cated by the people of the State.
Items of Interest Iroxa all
parts of tlie Cottnty,"by
tne Herald's Corps
of Correspond- ; . .
The Herald comes to us again this !
week with its general news and items
of interest from its corps of correspond
ents making it a lively and interesting
newspaper. In fact, we could not dis
pense with it.
Crops are looking splendid in this
part of the county. The wheat harvest
is about over. We have been. pretty
busy of late.
Mr. F. Walker, of Brush creek, has
been 41 coming through the rye" with
his little Buckeye dropper , with a crew
of followers each one as complete a self
binder as ever was invented, and the
way we have of tieing up the grain is a
caution to those who are trying iheir
hand with high-priced machinery. Mr.
Walker is one of the coming men of the
times and he will "get there," and
don't you forget it.
On the Sabbath day , at 2 o'clock, p.
m., he may be seen at the stone school
house, doing the oliice of Superintend
ent of the Silver creek M. E. Sabbath
School in a way that strikes terror to
the hearts of evil-doers. Among the
principal elements of this school is Mr.
Chas Tracy, of Mound , who, with his
dignified bearing and ability to explain
technical points, commands at once the
attention of his eluss. Your correspon
dent is one of his most dutiful and
Mr. Roland , of Brush creek, has just
started, his threshing machine. We are
in hopes that he will keep his machine
in crrnf mnninor nrfiar. thus? KM.ti?f"ci ncr
... w - " J-J - , j tt
the farmers and establishing his reputa
tion as a good thresher. He is a good
worker and we wish him success.
Last Sabbath we were happy to see
the friendly faces of Mr. and Mrs. O
R. Benedict who have recently returned
from a visit in Nebraska. One of. this
year's improvements is their new stone
house which is about completed.
In addition to the many improvement
in Dayton I will state that the township
has paid off its outstanding orders and
has money left and we naturally feel
cur importance as a reliable fraction of
the county. . n
We hear of some damage caused by
the recent heavy rains. The mill dams
at Almena and Logan are both washed
out. By the way, Mr. Editor, would
not a steam grist mill in Phillipsburg be
a grand institution?
Mr. Walter Brownlee, the present
trustee of Dayton township, conducts
the business of his office in a judicious
manner. He is a man of sound judg
ment and is the right man in the right
Thus far this season we have had no
hail to speak of and we are very thank
ful ; in fact, we could get along without
any at all except Hail Columbia."
Hurrah for Blaine and Logan.
Marvin and Vicinity.
The Solomon river was on a rampage
last week. No loss is reported except
the loss of the Logan dam.
Max Angeroth and family have con
cluded that this is the best place after
all , and they will occupy the Pratt store
The manager of the company which
is buying wheat at this place informs
us that they expect to pay the highest
cash price for grain. This they can do,
as they buy grain at numerous points
on this road and intend to ship by the
We neglected to report last week that
Dr. Landon . and Clis Landreth had
each built additions to their residences .
There seems to be an increase of trav
el on the railroad now.
Dud Gibbs started his thresher this
week. It is said to be doing first rate
' W. F, Solman will teach the next
term of school. Mr. S. i3 an excellent
man and a thorough educator.
Dr. Landon was called last Sunday,
to attend D.-W. Sturtevant, who lives
five miles south of town.
The wind storm of Friday evening
blew over numerous stacks of grain.
A gentleman living south of town,
who is also a minister, finding that his
fine field of wheat would go into the
ground unless cut at once, and being
unable to obtain a machine day or night
during the week , was offered the use of
a header on Sunday, took it and cut his
grain, thu3 saving a portion of it, being
assisted by a brother member. A min
ister of the same church, during the
course of his sermon that day, denounced
their action in language more abusive
than becoming, and then ordered a col
lection taken for his own individual
benefit. This preacher reminds us of
the pharisees when they rebuked Christ
for permitting his disciples to pluck the
ears of corn on the Sabbath day.
The frame work of J. E. Wrright's
new house was raised this week.
The mill pond is fall of water now,
and all that prevents us from having a
splendid boat ride is the fact that we
have no boat.
Lots of fields of volunteer rye around
here will make 20 to 25 buskels per
II. S. Pope and son have been engaged
for some time on the new addition to
tl;e Logan mills.
Fine roads, line weather, fine crops
and a fine town. O, what a glorious
country we haye!
Messrs. John and James Woods,
John Lowe, Strain, Lightfoot, Pratt,
and numerous other Phillipsburgers
made calls in town recently.
As this township is not bonded, why
would it not be a pious plan to vote suf
ficient bonds to put in a bridge south of
town? The trade of our town would be
doubled and the extra tax would soarce
ly be felt.
Part of the Oberlin delegates passed
through town Sunday evening.
Lewis Borsheim now assists N- W.
Gibbs in the hardware store, and occa
sionally tinkers a watch.
Our townsman, Geo, Bell started for
Oberlin Monday morning.
Wm. Duyall, of Logan, - was looking
after his interests here Friday.
Revt James Suggs preached in the
morning, Rev. Dalton in the afternoon
and Rev. Edwards at night. All thi3
A little girl of Thos. Trimble' died
Sunday. She was about 8 years old,
and was buried in the cemetery Tues
Ash Creek and Vicinity.
Harvesting is about over, and the peo
ple are beginning to stack their grain .
Mr. U. K. Clark has bought himself
a new Buckeye table rake reaper, and is
now ready to help out his friends, who
are too poor to buy a machine .
Uncle Billy Knox lost a valuable mare
a short time since. Some say adversity
i3 better for one than prosperity; how
is it, Uncle?
The corn crop is almost assured.
Our esteemed brother quill-driver
from Brush creek adds a "goople"
more to the rules laid down some time
since. We thins we recognize the
hand of an old friend in -Greenhorn's"
notes, one who is not only good on the
run, but wno is also a very "last"
Walker: and we wish to add, in all
good feeling, that he is decidedlv fast,
it he intimates that his rules do not suit
our"ta8te." They are good. We
commend them to the prayerful consid
eration of all thoughtful readers of the
Herald, Bro. Wa beg pardon,
"Greenhorn" not excepted.
Rain, a plenty.
Small grain all harvested. Stacking
Thresning machines will soon be go
ing . You had better see Willis and son
at once about your threshing machine.
Married, to Miss Amanda Overton,
Chas . C. Cozad, by the Rev. Mr. Hahn,
at 10 o'clock on Saturday July 19, 1884,
after which the happy pair went on a
weaaingtourto uneans JNeo. remaining
the guest of Mr. Stone, the happy land
lord of Orleans , until Sabbath afternoon,
then returning to the Island in time to
appear at the musical concert in Carl's
hall, after which they were received by
many triends at the Long Island house.
Miss Amanda is one of our most estima
ble young ladies, and it is with marked
judgement . she has chosen so amiable
and worthy young gentleman. Charley
is one of our most enterprising and in
dustrious boys, commanding the respect
of all good citizens, and moves in the
highest ciicles of society. Ma.y their
lives be long and happy, and go through
life as easy as we gnawed through this
huge chunk of gingerbread.
July 2,1884. Vox.
Have not seen anything from Jack
for quite a while. Have liubv and I
X. Peck eloped that we never hear
from them any more?
We had the boss rain the other night
The farmers say the corn crop is made
iiarvesting is m lull blast ana gram
Everybody is too busy to do anything
worth printing, but still we like to see
the name of our creek and post office in
print as well as anybody.
John P. Finley, who has been suffer
ing with one of his eyes for some time
is erreatlv improved. - Dr. Houck, of
your town, wa3 his physician.
Father Goode preaches next Sunday
at o o clock at the Goode Grove.
George Rhamy says he is going to
quit the peddling business and sell his
peddling wagon at raffle. We think
from present indications , he is going to
Rumor has it that Frank Poyser made
his girl a present of a dozen eggs the
other day. Wonder what he did that
Miss Camp, of Alma, Neb., has been
visiting at D. Averills the past week.
We have the boss rat catcher in this
country, here on Jack creek. If you
don't believe it ask Ben Butler.
Frank Finley is suffering from having
done a whole days work last week
The Dr. thinks he will recover, but w
think it rather doubtful, as he is only
able to eat a half gallon of string beans
at a meal. But we hope as his apetite
increases his strength will also in
We are quite a notionate people 6ut
here, and one of our notions (and its
not a very eccentric notion, either)
that the Phillipsburg Herald is the
best and most newsy paper printed in
Forgive the mortal dread I have of
that wide-mouthed waste basket I saw
in your office the other day and I will
close. ' Esmeralda .
Land Office at Kirwin, Kansas.
7611 July 21, 1884,
Notice is hereby given that the following-named
settler has filed notice of his
intention to make final pi oof in support
of his claim , and that said proof will
be made before Clerk Dial Court or
Probate Judge, at Phillipsburg, Kansas,
on Aug 29, 1884, viz: .
Wilton E. Drake,
DS no 19493, for the n hi no qr sec 13,
t 1, r 19.
He names the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residence upon,
and cultivation of, said land, viz :
Frank Kellogg, Peter Basquin, Banister
Gregory and J.J. Gipe all of Lewis
burg, Neb. John Bissell, Register.
Win Bissell, Atty. jul24aug23
ri g J r II ill ill ki h
i j a m
In the Post-Oflice Building, deals in
PENS, PENCILS, PAPER,
Memorandum Books, Blank Books, Barnes' School
Books, and all kinc'r f School Supplies.
1 Full line of Legal Blanhs constantly on hand
PURIFY YOUR BLOOD!
And Dandelion, with
- Removes aLL impuntiss of the
It corrects the terpid condition of . the Liver, and removes all obstructions of the
Scrofula, Erysipelas, Dyspepsia, Syphilitic Diseases, Boils, Tumors, Ulcers,
Cancers, Salt Rheum, Constipation , Sick Headache , Fever Sores, Kidney Dis
eases, and Rheumatism. The Formula of Brown's Sarsaparilla is printed on eY-5
ery bottle. Physicians endorse this great blood purifier. Every druggist in the
State sells it and recommends it. Price $1 per bottle, or six bottles for $5.
Manufactured only by the Brown Medicine and Manufacturing Co., Leaven
worth, Kansas . For sale by
There Is A Tide
In the affairs of men, which, taken at
the flood," and followed on until you
reach the HARDWARE STORE and
LUMBER YARD of
Republican City, - Nebraska,
will prove the nucleus of an immense
fortune, because of the amount saved by
. Barb Wire, efce.
The most complete
stock and the low
est prices to be had
in the west. Call
at headquarters, or
write for prices on
anything you want.
TWENTY IE AGS OF CONGRESS.
HON. JAMES G. BLAINE.
The book covers a period of Twenty
Years,- from Lincoln to Garfield, during
which time its distinguished author was
a member of our National Congress iu
both branches. It is withiu itssulf a
oniplete " onipendiuui of National j
vents from the firing of Fort Sunipter !
to the death oi Garfield. It is a thor
ou"h Delineation of the lives of all the i
great men who associated with the La
mented Lincoln. The first volume con
tains the unwritten history of the great
American conflict, and will be read with
thrilling interest by the veterans of the
late war. The book will be in two
Royal. Octavo Volumes, of over COO
pages each, profusely illustrated with
fine steel engravings of Lincoln, Gar
field, Blaine, Sumner, Grant, Lo
gan, and other grand men of the Na
tion, living sud dead. It is handsomely
bound, and sold at the remarkably low
price of $3.75 per volume.
Orders by mai! solicited.
D. T. Palmer, Ag't.,
TL.o Missouri Pacific R'y
Offers unsurpassed advantages to the
traveling public in the shape of fast
time, elegant equipment and superior
accomodations. This great system,
embracing 6,029 miles of road, runs its
trains into the Union Depots of St.
Louis , Kansas City, Hannibal, Atchis
on, Omaha, Parsons, Denver, Ft.
VI orth, Mineola, Taylor, San Antonio,
Galveston, New Orleans and all others
of the principal cities of Missouri, Kan
sas, Nebraska, Louisiana and Texas.
Their coaches and baggage cars are of
the latest and finest make, and luxuri
ous Pullman Palace Sleeping and Hotel
Cars are attached to all through trains.
The novel Buffet Parlor and Sleeping
Cars are run on all day trains, and re
clining chair cars on night trains, be
tween St. Louis, Kansas City, Atchison
and St. Joseph. Pullman Palace Sleep
ing Cars on night trains between Kan
sas City and Omaha. The rates via
thi3 line are always as low as any other
line, and direct connections are made
with express trains of other lines at
H. C. TOWN SEND.
L. A. EMERSON, Gen'l Pass'r Agt.
GeaU Western Pass'r Agt, St. Louis,
Iodide of Potasinm
F. Mallett and H. C, Spraguk.
CHEAP GASH STORE
HATS AND CAPS,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
DRY' GOODS AND GROCER IE
Will pay the Highest Market Prico
for all kinds of Produce and you can,
get your goods at cash prices. lie
member, one price only.
Aorth1 Side Public Square.
LIVERY, FEED Ani SALE STABLE
L. W. Betiiards, Prop'r,
Logan, - Kansas.
Passengers carried to all parts of the
country at reasonable rates. Horsoa
kept by the week- Care of transient
stock a specialty. Best rigs in the city
furnished at low rates. S3
It having been clearly demonstrated
that fruit of all kinds can be crown
successfully in PHILLIPS COUNTY,
we suppose you will have no hesitation
in giving orders for fall, to some relia
ble Western nursery.
For TWO SUCCESSIVE SEA
WASHINGTON CO. NURSERY
Has made deliveries of stock at Kirwiu,
Phillipsburg, Stockton and other
points in the Northwest.
And. unlike others who have been in
our midst, is not a.-luirned to ask for a
continuance of 3'our previous very lib
eral patr mage. We CAN and WILL
sell as cheap a3 auy other nursery in
Send orders to
" D. T " Pal.mer, Gen'l. Ag't.,
43Pric& list furnished on application. tf
EWMarketi Feed Stor
W. F. Woodward
Always on hand
SoTPickled Pork, Fresh Lard, Barn
Chopped Feed, etc' also for sale here
Steal; io to loc
Roasts 8 to 10c
Plate meats...., q to So
Salt meats .' 12q
PAID FOR HIDES.
ExruUi itda of puUlc care.
NOW THEN !
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