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I EMPORIA, LYON COUNTY. KANSAS. BY THE NEWS COMPANY. Jacob Btotlbb. Attn. . MacI.bmmak. Butt "bank Trma-$1JI par Viw, la Advaace ! All time not paid for I a advance It at the j aui oi per year. ,1 Entered at I he post ndioe at Kmporia a h TITitnuniv VdVt'llliL-n mm KKfUltLlCAN COUNTY TICKET. Treasurer ... Clurk , Sheriff Krtfiotcr of Peed Mirvuor , . JOSsm Kbxst W. r. Kwmo . A.M. Uiiith ..W. r. (.'Halpamt ...... I M.CaBTIB I orouer J. D lUVISoM UmmluloMr (nrat district) t. U. Hallbbbo The Tribune aaya that crrery day in creases the chancea for Republican suc cess lu New York. President Garfield's portrait is to be placed upon the five-cent international piHtage letter stamps. Since the Ik-publicans got control of New York they have reduced the Uxea over $3,(100,000. Thai's a good record. There is a large falling off In registra- tnn in New York city this year, but the prospects for a Republican victory in the slate are very encouraging. California's contributions to the Oar- fleld monument fund up to October 20lh n?cregated $10,479.75. This is In keep im with the Drovcrbial ceuerosity of that Htato. This ia the deccntost campaign, SO fur, we have ever had in the county. Not a single lie has been "nailed" yet, or even a "roorback" injected luto the canvass. Iook out for lies, circulated on the eve of election, by those who are perfectly desperate and recklesa in their al tempts to beat a portion or all of the Hepubli- can nominees. ' The facility with which tney roll op mammoth Republican majorities in Iowa ia satisfactorily explained upon the rround that there are eighty . thous and Methodists in that state and they build churches there at the rate of one '. every two weeks. UcncialUrant has a habit of saying iriiotl lliiiiL's. and his eniirrama stand as r - n w w model. In a recently published letter . in reference to Virginia politics he said I "The Democrats are m favor of acknowl edging the whole debt, principal and in terest, but are opposed to paying either.' Senator Ingalls la now chairnan of the senate committee on the District of of Columbia; third on Ute Judiciary committee, and second on the commit tee on Indian Affairs. Senator riumb is chairman of the committee on Public Lands, fourth on the Appropriation committee, and third on the committee 011 Agriculture. The New York Tribune whose anil- stalwart proclivities are well known, in sneaking of President Arthur says: "He bus taken no step thus far at which the , moat ardent friends of the late President can lake offense, and it is due to him to say that public opinion baa been fayora- 1.1 v lmnriMAl bv the moderation and .1 : 1 1 ., Ari.t. vn ma Nearly 5,000 applications tor Garfield ' relics have I teen received by the Cleve land committee, and every mail brings hundreds more. A large number of ladies- have volunteered to help in the preparation of these relics, which con sist chiefly of a bit of bunting.or crape with a flower. The letters received are from all classes of people, and many of them are quaint and touching. The loss sustained by tho Mechanics' National Bank, of Newark, by reason i of the defalcation of its cashier, reaches ! the snug sum of $2,000,000. The disas ter which the failure entails upon the stock-holders and depositors of the in stitution ia directly due to the ruinous mania for speculation which has again reached high tide ia this country, aud . which, accordinn to the prediction of Home of the ablest writers on financial questions is the sure precursor of a gen eral and disastrous panic in the near future. St. Louis GlolavDcmocrat : Senator I u irnl U made a cood point the other day when he ridiculed tho "flaluleut sen ti men tidily," as ho termed it, which has sprung up of late regarding tho pur- chase ol old swords and old military pa pers by tho government at exorbitant prices and without any show of discre tion. If the thing goes much farther wo shall have to or gin l.o a bureau of brlc-abrac a sort of second-hand store, where im pecunious descendants of noted men ran realize on forofalherly knec-broccbca. horse piatola and family letters. We ought by this tune to have accumulated old sabers enough to satiufy any reason able curiosity without buying more at tho present rale, which Senator Ingalls saya is $10,000; and surely our national history is not so shrouded in doubt and confusion that we need lo pay $30,000 for the light that might be thrown upon upon it by the fading private diary of some old party who happened to know Gen. Washington. Andrew Benson, of Eureka county, . Nevada, haa l.ccn eondiicling.duringthe ' past two years, a series of experiments of importance lo the whole stale, and con veyini; a useful suggestion to the whole . couutry. His object haa been to ascer . tain what kind of trees can lie success fully cultivated in Nevada, aud under what conditions they will best thrive He has planted more than 5,000 trees, of fourteen varieties. His seed planting has not been successful owing to the frosts which prevail the year round. Mr. Benson bos found that, after tho native Cottonwood, the poplar ishe tree which grows best. Of 590 wal nut trcca set out last spring only three have died, and there ia reason to hope that this valuable growth will survive the winter in good condition. An orchard of 100 fruit trees, including apple, pear, plum and cherry, is doing finely. When his experiments have been satisfactorily concluded, Mr. Benson intends to set out annually from 5,000 to 10,000 trees of those varieties which promise the beat results. St. Louia Glolie-Democral: TheVicks ourg Herald jubilates over the fact that the Yankees are again invading the south: It says: "About twenty years ago they camo with fire and sword, but now they come to invest their money in factories, railroads, plantations, patent medicines, faro banks aud other banks." With reference to the faro banks and patent medicines, the south can continue to ostracise northern importations with out exciting a sectional growl. It they - come, the north disclaims any responji bility for them ; they will be the direct results of southern invitation. With respect lo the other items, it it is a cheerful thing to hear the friendly and welcoming remarks of a representative soathcrn journal. It aays that the Yankees "are whooping up things fall along the lino, and propose to fight t oat until you can't tell the difference between northern and southern citizens. " ,They are marrying southern girls," etc. The Herald asserts that the "Yanks have r-apturcd Atlanta, Richmond, Charles--' .on and New Oilcans, and there ia a re- Tort that a raid will soon be made on 1 Vicksburg." It is the tone in which ' 4icae facts are stated, rather than the ' acta themselves, which indicate the ' extent to which the war line ia being tbolished. The process may be alow, ; ul it seems to be sore. ti This is the last isue ol The Weeett 2 ew previous to election. The issue are made up, and the great jury, the peo pie, arc to decide who shall hold seveial important offices In this county for the next two year. After careful and full considerate, we arc satisfied the people could not do better than elect the Re- publican nominees, Joseph Ernst, for treasurer; A M. Hunter, for sheriff; W. F. Ewlng, for clerk ; W. F. Chalfant, for register; P. G. Hallberg, for cornmision- er. Thine are men the people can trust. and it is especially the duty of Republi cans to giro them a hearty and united support. THE SHERIFF FIGHT. We have not a word to aay against Mr. Ryan, but wc should be pleased to hear of a single good reason why any Republican should vote against Ander son Hunter, the Republican nominee for sheriff. He has been in this county engaged in farming and stock raising for ten or twelve years has always been consistent Republican, and ia a man against whose character In every respect not a word can be said. He ia a man noted for attending strictly to bis own affairs, which he manages well, and it Is believed possesses the qualitiea which will make him a popular and able of ficer. That special efforts are being made to defeat him there seems no doubt, but the Republicans of Lyon county are not going to stand by and see so good a man slaughtered. There is not the least danger if the Republicans do their duty at the Republican meet ings, and at the polls on election day. The opposition have concentrated on their best and strongest man in the coun ty for sheriff, and will make their best fight for blm. They have no hopes of electing another man no their ticket, and are staking their all on this office. If they could succeed In wresting the sheriff from the Republicans this year it would be a substantial victory for them, and put them in good shape for next year, when there will be a more Important election on hands. On the other hand If they are defeated this year. and utterly routed, which they can be If the Republicans but do their duty, their defeat next year is insured. The game la well worth fighting lor, and those who marched under the banner ot the noble Oarfleld last year and won such a glori ous victory then, should keep their powder dry and load lor bear on the 8ih of November. Let every Republi can do his duty. SHALL WE BELL IT? Our readers must bear in mind that a vote is to lie taken next Tuesday on the question of giving the commissioners power to sell Lyon county's $300,000 in the M. K. and T. railroad. This matter should not be overlooked. It cannot be sold, under the proposition submitted, for less than 45 cents on the dollar. At last accounts this stock was quoted in New York at 41 cents on the dollar. It was at one time last spring quoted at 51 cents on the dollar, which was the highest figure it ever commanded, but has lately been down to 39. It costs us $14,000 a year in interest to carry this stock. If we could sell at 45 cents on the dollar, and take up $90,000 of our bonds, we would reduce our annual taxea $6,300. In ten years this would amount to $03,000,and then we might have to sell at no greater figure than we can get now. Let all think this matter over and vote for what they deem the best interests of the county. THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. The Atchison Champion had a timely article under the above head from which we extract a few sentences : No man should belong to a political party without a reason, any more than he should join a church without an as sent to its doctrines, or a belief that it is for his spiritual interest so to do. In the first place, parties nave been a necessity tn every country where the people have. any show in tnegov. eminent, or where freedom of discus sion is tolerated. A free country with out political parties is impossible. Such a country has never been seen, nor will it ever be. If a niaivexpects to take any part in the government of his conn try. or even have an opinion as to how that government should be administered. he must, ot necessity, oe io a greater or leas extent, a party man. Is there any reason why any man who has acknowledged allegiance to the Republi can party should abandon it even for the briefest season ? is mere any tiling in its past history to justify such a step? Haa the Republican party ever failed the cause of human freedom and pro- cress? Has it ever done any thing to lower any human being in the scale of existence? Haa it ever enslaved or debauched or corrupted anv man? Haa it ever declared in favor of any sort of wrong or cruelty or fraud ? Haa it evor done anywing uiai nas ar rayed against it the aggregate moral sense of the country f We hold that al legiance is duo by Republicans to their party, Tor the highest ana nest reason ; that it is for the good of society, for the good of their town, city, county, state and nation. The experiment of other rnlea haa been tried to a greater or less extent a thousand times, and each time with swift following disaster. False goda have been set up, and those who for a lime ueuevea in tnem nave always be wailed that worship. The above will be recogniaed as sound doctrine. The party is not strengthen cd by divided counsels, or by scattering its power at the polls fur mere personal reasons. It will be well to think over these matters before deciding to vote against good Republican nominees. WINDOM'S EXPERIENCE. New York Tribune: Ex-Secretary Win dom's experience in the treasury depart ment opened hia eyes to the urgent neces sity for a thorough reform of the system of appointments for tho civil service. A week before President Garfield was shot an outline of a practical scheme for reme dying some of tho crying evils of office- hunting was informally discussed at Elberon, and this is now laid before the public In a familiar f.rrtn in the general press dispatches. Mr. Windom would allot to every state Its own snare or ap pointments in the various departments at Washington, and aa fast aa vacancies occur from any cause he would fill them from lists furnished by examining committees in the states. Ex. ami nations would be held at stated times, and all applicants for clerkships and subordinate offices would be invited to present themselves ; and whenever the state was entitled to an office the competitor of the highest merit would get it By this system the civil service would be recruited from a selected body of competent applicants in place of the horde of mendicants that now hang about the departments at Washington. The ex-secretary make the extraordinary statement that five- sixths of the subordinate appointments conferred during the last eight months have been begged and given as public charity. The office-hunters borrow money to go to Washington, and not be ing able to get away, dog the steps of closed these letters to Postmaster Gen heads of the departments, senators, con. I eral James, at the sometime stating that greasmen, the executive himself, and from their poverty and sheer helpless ness succeed in fastening themselves upon the civil service. The general synod of the Presby terian church decides that a person can not bo an acceptable member thereof on- less he gives up dancing. That body probably proceeded upon the very cor rect hypothesis that a man who makes an unqualified success out of the "racquet" or "Newport" haa filled the highest and beat sphere for which na ture haa endowed him. President Garfield, when he for the last time entered the Washington rail- way station, carried a small hand traak which he had packed himself. Hia widow preserves it as he left It and will not allow it to be unpacked. Charles Sumner waa a great admirer of long hair on women. This would seem to IndWaie that the great atat ea rn an waa not an ardn aympatbizer with the female suaraga movement. STRENGTH OR WEAKNESS? The Republican party of Lyon county is composed of over 2,000 atrong Iienrted men. What an army for good if united and harmonious. But if divided and scattered, how weak. This large body of citizens has gained some triumphant victories and done much to give Lyon county her splendid name. No trivial cause should divide such a phalanx. No mere personal considerations should be allowed to cause dissensions in its ranks. Democrats and Greenbackers ate doing all they can to break the in fluence of the Republican party in this county. They are catching at every thing, and appealing to every dissatis fied element to make a success of their efforts. Everybody admits the Republi can ticket for the main offices is a good and strong one. It is true there is some dissatisfaction over the result of the convention, but when the matter is looked at candidly, it will be seen that nothing more happened than taunt necessarily happen in all conventions where more than one candidate aspires to an office. What sort of a party ould we have if it is to become the custom for those who go into a con vention to refuse to abide the decision of its delegates) The party would speedily degenerate into mere factions. There would be an end to party organ! zalion. V bile conventions often make mistakes, it ia Impossible for them to please all. Let those who are dissatis fied with the action of the late Republican convention take a candid and unselfish view of ihe whole matter and see if they, too, did not make mistakes which led to result different from what they desired. Candidates often defeat them selves. The party ought not to allow itself to be led against the rocks by the mere clamor for office. It ia bound to put good and true men in places of public trust, but it has a higher mission than the consideration of men's claims to office. If members of the party are wronged or aggrieved, they have remedy, but that remedy does not lie in try i up to destroy the party. The Re- publicans of Lyon county are willing to do justice. They will hear those mem. bcra who have a cause. Elections oc cur every year, and the people of the party are the tribunal before which grievances should be taken. Those who seek to revenge their disappointments by dismembering the party are not its friends. They are not good Republi cans. They arc not the men who care for the principles, of the party or help make its victories. Let not the Repub licans of Lvon county be wheedled Into the support of opposition candidates next Tuesday to accoruo date any faction. Let Democrats and Qreenbackcrs support their ticket, as they will do, but let those of us who are Republicans do the same thing for our own ticket and thereby strengthen the party and preserve its unity for future work. FILTHY POLITICS. We made mention the other day to tho effect that our local campaign was, up to that date, the decentest one we had ever had in the county. We had hoped that the election would come and pass by without having to change what was then said. But such was not to be the case. A-caru from Mr. Chalfant, the Re publican nominee for register of deeds, published in another column, exposes the low down and dishonorable political trickery of one O. J. Russell, a sort of a chronic independent candidate for rcg later of deeds, resorted to on the eve of election to defeat Mr. dial tant and weaken the Repub lican ticket. Mr. Chalfant plainly shows the motive of Russell to be noth. ing more nor less than blackmail. We have seen the proof sheet of a commu nication which will appear in this week's Americus Herald, written by Russell, it is supposed, making the false and disgusting charges which Mr. Chalfant denies in to-day's paper. Rus sell paid, or promised to pay, $15 to get this lying communication printed. Mr. Chalfant had it intimated to him that for $15 the article could be suppressed but he did not propose to have anything to do with such disreputable political trickery. He deemed it best, much as be disliked to trail his private affairs before the public, to answer this ring trickster in Tiik News. Will the people of Lyon county allow a worthy, competent, and deserving man one whose char acter ia above reproach one who can not be bought or bullied, to be defeated by such disruptable methods? We opine they will not The Republican candidates and Republican speakers have conducted this campaign in a re spectable manner, and they asked that their oppoucnta should meet them the same way. So far as We know all but Russell have done so. This trick to de feat Chalfant should receive the em phatic condemnation of every Republi can at tho polls next Tuesday, so that such political tricksters and mendicants as Russell, and those who are backing him, or it may be employing him, to do such dirty work, should know that the people of this county do not endorse them or their transactions. HOT SHOT FOR" INGALLS The Washington Post of the 30lh says: "The friends of Senator Ingalls, of Kansas, arc somewhat incensed over the attacks upon him in various news papers. They charge that the attacks are inspired by pure malice, and claim that a newspaper correspondent by the name of Avers is at the bottom of them The fight is one of long standing. first broke out in direct assaults in the Kansas City Times, of which Ayers was the correspondent Subsequently the correspondent was appointed a com mittce clerk in the senate, and Senator Ingalls made it a personal matter with the aergeant-at-arms of the senate and had him discharged. Senatorial court esy did it Next Ayres was removed from a position in the treasury upon de mand of Senator Ingalls. He then sc cured a position in the post office de partment, which he still holds. During all this time he kept up his connection with the newspaper in question, and never lost an opportunity, so it is al leged, to give Ingalls a dig in the ribs. In the meantime Senator Ingalls called upon the postmaster general and de manded that Ayres bo discharged. He filed numerous charges against him. Ayrea, in the meantime, was not idle. He had friends among the newspaper fraternity, and he secured their influ ence in the hope of saving his head. The influence solicited came, it is said, in the shape of seven letters to Senator Ingalls, intimating that unless he stop ped his persecution of Ayrea they would open fir upon him In the papers con trolled by them. Senator Ingalls In- they contained additional reasons for Ayrea' discharge. It is stated that Post master General James han decided upon the removal. Ayres, however, still holds his place and Senator Ingalls is receiv ing hot shot all along the line, and the end is not yet" If Baldwin, the Newark bank cashier. saves hia bacon from in penitentiary, he should go to Ohio and run for treas urer in some solid Bourbon county. There have only been twenty defalca tions among Democratic officials in that state within aa many years. The Republican ia authority for the statement that a baby weighing .thirty two and a half poands waa recently bora ia Nentcha county. W had not Icarapd before that Eli Perkins was editing a paper in K Ex-Senator Howe, of Wisconsin, who ia mentioned for a cabinet position, anf fcra mnch from asthma, and haa been seeking relief at the Hot Springs of Ar kansas. A CARD FROM W. F. CHALFANT. To the Jif publicum xoUrs of Lyon County: On the 28th day of October O. J. Rus sell, independent candidate for register of deeds, stated to me in the presence of respectable witnesses, that if I would give him 10 per cent, of the proceeds of the office of register of deeds, or the deputyship, he would withdraw from the canvass and throw his influence n my favor. I told the said O. J. Russell that Ids proposition was a dishonorable one, and that I would rather be defeated than make myself a party to any such dishon oiablc bargains. Mr. Russell also stated to me that he was offered $100 to remain a candidate in opposition to me. Mr. Russell having failed to blackmail me, or in any way force me to buy him off is now industriously traveling through the county making malicious and false statements for the purpose of injur ing me in the estimation of the peo ple of Lyon county. . and. if possible, defeating me as candidate for the office of register of deeds. Mr. Russell states that I own a farm in Osage county worth $3,500; that own a house and lot in Emporia worth $3,000; that I own a large amount of stock in the Burlingame Savings bank; that I own a printing office and book bindory, and that I am rich and do not need the office. In answer to these statements and very much regret Having been com pelled to drag my private business into a political campaign all I have to say is: That my Osage county farm is a piece of upland, without water or tim ber, which I have been trying for the past tea years to sell for $1,500. As to my house in Emporia, it cost me $2,200. In reference to the bank stock, all that I have to say ia that I have not a cent's worth. At one time I did own $800 of paid-op stock in the Burlingame Sav ings bank, but the bank got into trouble and after holding it for some years with out receiving any dividends therefrom, 1 sold for $ 100. 1 do own a printing office, I am sorry to say, but . in attempting to start a first-class book bindery and printing office in Emporia, I over taxed my financial resources and my physical strength, and in order to keep my bumness running until. I could get it on a paying basis, I have been com- pel led to mortgage all my property tor all it is worth. Every one who has en gaged in a manufacturing business in Kansas knows what a struggle it i: make it pay. The statements of Mr. Russell are wilfully and maliciously false and are promulgated simply as an electioneer ing lie for the express purpose of injur ing inc. in the estimation of the people of Lyon county. Mr. Russell Is a po litlcal shyster who has sold himself for $100. Judas did the same thing for thirty pieces of silver. Yours respect fully, W. F. Chalfant THE CAPITAL ON PROHIBI TION. The new Capital at Topcka, in an able leader on the question of prohibi tion, thus puts itself squarely on record in regard to the the enforcement of tem perance legislation in Kansas: Those who flatter themselves that pro hibition is a small shower and wilt soon blow over are poor students of human nature and the story of moral progress. T 2 . t - : . ' - . At ia lilt? loauiuu iu buiixo quuruini vu sneer at the old proverb that '-Revolu tions never go backward ;" but it is still true, nevertheless and all civilization is proof of it that revolutions which are reforms, based upon tho idea of mak ing men and society better, are never known to retrograde. 1 he public senti ment that decreed prohibition for Kan- sas is a vital and potent force, not to be swerved by notions ot expediency which have already been weighed and dis carded, and not to be changed or fnghtened by idle threats of resistance to law by an element which never obeys any law that it con evade. It is too late now to talk of com promises ; the time has not come, and never will come, in this state when the liquor traffic can be legalized, or the prohibition policy curtailed or amended to auit the saloon Keepers and their snort- sighted allies. '1 his is Kansas, and Kan sas takes no steps backward. All in is talk vou hear from a few un happy newspapers about a change of popular sentiment is arrant nonsense. If the question of prohibition were sub mitted again to-morrow, the verdict of last November would be repeated with emphasis of a largely increased majority. The conduct of those who have sought to nullify the new law and bring it into contempt nas made tnousanas ot con- verts to prohibition among those who hesitated to indorse it a year ago, when the issue waa yet an open one. A moral reform like this prospers upon the sort of opposition which would undermine the stability of law and set decent public opinion at defiance, inasmuch as all good citizens are thus con strained lo see that the side of abstract and radical riirht is also the side of een- eral safety and of personal honor. This prohibitory doctrine of temperance is tho settled policy in Kansas, and it will bo enforced, never fear. We do not shut up school houses or grow conservative about church building because the ig norant and vicious are displeased or dis commoded, and no more will we aban don prohibition because certain classes of people, for evident reasons, do not like it and propose to compass its repeal by standing in the way of iu operation as a valid and approved part of our le gal system. The position of the Capital upon this question is easily defined. In changin its appearance and ownership, it has not changed its principles. What was right in uie oia style oi typo continues to De right in the new. The duties ot consci entious and faithful journalism are not to be altered or avoided by putting off bourgeois and taking on brevier. We do not purpose soiling our pretty new clothes by turning any somersaults; such antics are left to papers of a more agile and less scrupulous order. Our ample capital and patronage, to say nothing of our self respect and sense of duty, our ambitions and our preferences, place us above, reach of any temptation to pander to law-breakers and conspire rs against the general peace and welfare of society anu lis Homes uiiu we may puu- nan a newspaper, me standard wiiicn the Capital has carried from its start and so conspicuously, through all man ner ui vicissiiuues, win not oe lowcreu, now that we seek a larger field and still greater conquests. It is our aim to make a journal that shall reflect the very best moral and political sentiment or the state, and be always foremost in the promotion of every cause that has tor its oDject tne correction ot error, the suppression of vice, the alleviation of misery and misfortune. We would, in a word, make the best paper in Kansas not in point of enterprise and interest. only, but also in the broader and higher meaning oi its opinions and lis in flnence. Watch ns closely, and see if we do not justify oar faith by onr works. The first number of the Topeka Morn ing Capital was received with a warm welcome at The News office yesterday. It is probably as high a compliment as we can pay it to gay that it fully real ized the best expectations which we have entertained regarding this new claimant to public favor. Tho paper is a six-column quarto and it Is needless to Inform those who are posted in relation to its management that the favorable impression created by the excellent typo graphy ol the paper is fully sustained by its editorial features. The editor-in- cniei, captain iienry King, has a na tional reputation as a man of letters, and the same vigor and grace which have made his magazine work so acceptable to the reading public will be employed with excellent effect in the field oi laoor 10 wnicn be baa re turned after a respite of some years from journalistic pursuits. The business management of the enter- prise will devolve upon the proprietor of the late evening Capital, J. K- Hudson, and his unfailing energy will find con genial exercise in promoting the inter ests of an undertaking whose success will depend largely upon hia efforts. We be lieve there is ample room for the Capi tal in uie neiu wnicn u assumes to oc cupy, and a journal conducted npon the high plan upon which oar new contem porary starts out deserves and ia bound to achieve, success. The reading public ia reduced to the delicate alternative of impeaching the veracity of the newspapers or accepting the theory of the omnipresence of the James Boys. SOUND ON THE TEMPERANCE QUESTION. The General Association of Congrega tional Churches of Kansas, which con cluded its sessions at Topeka on Satur day last, adopted the following staunch resolutions in regard to the temperance amendment and the prohibitory law : Wuereaas, Intemperance is the great evil of our age, an evil standing in the way or every, reform, imperii ing every human interest; and Wbehkas, The people of our state have by a large majority passed a consti tutional amendment forever prohibiting the manufacture and sale of intoxicating beverages within our borders; ana Whkukas, The Legislature of this State has passed laws for the enforce ment of thjs amendment, and the Su preme Court of the Stale has, by the unanimous opinion of its Judges, held said amendment and lawa to be valid and Whereas. There is within our bounds a class of mercenary and unscrupulous men who are violators of these laws, and who are doing what they can to make them inoperative; therefore, be it Raotoed, That it is the imperative duty of every citizen to do all that he can wisely, do to secure this enforcement. and that we pledge ourselves, our lives and our property to tneir rigia eniorce menu littolMd, That we fully realize that the rum power of the nation, with its immense sums of money and its political influence, is arrayed against the laws of our state, so tar as possible, suDsidizing the press, corrupting tho ballot ana by every other foul means endeavoring to defeat the expressed will of the pqople. Jietoived, That we bail with delignt the glad tidings which come from many parts of our state, that, notwitstanding the efforts of the rum power, public officials have proven true to their trusts, and have meted out to the violators of tho laws the punishment they so richly deserve. lietolied. That the contest which is now pending is between law-breakers and their sympathizers on one side, and the law-obeying masses on the other; that in sucli a struggle there can lie no neu tral ground, lie who is not for the en forcement of law is against it now, as in the late - rebellion, every loyal citizen will be for its enforcement Jtetoleed. That we heartily thank that portion of the public officials who have been loyal to the laws or the state and to the interests of the people, and that we win remember both press ana ottici als in time to come. Jit mined. That it is the especial duty ot ministers or the uoepel to urge upon their congregations oilen and at set times, the importance of securing the enforcement of the laws of our SWite that they should do all that they can to create a public sentiment wnicn snail demand the punishment of the offend- era, and that it is the duty of Sabbath school Superintendents and teachers to thoroughly enlighten those under their care with reference to the evils of intern perance. lietoleed. That wo appeal to our bus! noss men who hold themselves free from church obligations, but who are proud of their citizenship, to come for ward and join hands with us in our ef forts to protect this and coming genera tions from this curse of curses. Jtetoleed, That no man by vote or in any other way should help to elevate any one to any public office; who is not known to be a firm friend of law and order. Tho Democratic press of the north usual are giving all the support and en couragement possible to the bull-dozing, shot-gun and tissue ballot Bourbon gent- try of Virginia. As a rule Democratic editors hate Mahone, and do not yet be lieve in equal rights for the "nigger.' -They are afraid that the bloody fabric of oppression and wrong, called the "solid south," might be breached and broken and then what would become of the Dem ocratic party in 1884 ? When a free bal lot and a fair count in the land of the palmetto and pine is secured one hundred and thirty -eight Demo cratic electoral votes will not be recorded in its name in 1884 Mahone is supposed to be fighting r free ballot It is a contest between southern men the old Bourbon intol erance on one side, and a new light and new faith on the other. Mad howls the Republican party about repudiation come with very poor grace from the Bourbon tribe. The record of the Re publican party is a little too strong on the principle of honest money and na tional credit, lo be injured by the little whacks of the organs of the party that always opposed them. HE EE AND THERE. The Texas cattle crop this year amounts to 400.000 head. Tho boom in confederate bonds is soft thing for the Republican candidate for president in 1884. It is some relief to hear that in the re furnishing of the White House the "steamboat style" will be abandoned. When surveying the melee at York- town, Mr. Blaine remarked : "This has all the horrors of war without its glory." A news item says it is intimated that Hanlan is trying to avoid a race with Trlckett. We sincerely hope ho will succeed. The coronation of the Czar of all the Russias will take place the 1st of next April, Providence and the Nihilists per' mitling. Women arc not partial to postal cards Their objection to them is that they cir cumscribe their capabilities in the way of postscripts. The Ohio courts have grappled with the railroad business. The contest will be watched with breathless interest by the entire country. Henry Brewer, aged 33, died in New York on Wednesday from blood poison ing, resulting from a bullet wound re ceived during the war. An Ohio paper -quotes confederate bonds at $2.50 per ton. That is more than they will ever be worth under a Republican administration. A recent dispatch taxes the credulity of the public by the announcement that Chief Justice Boynton, of tho Ohio su preme court, has resigned. Such a thing could never have happened in any year but 1881. Leavenworth Times: It is painful to say that the prohibition law is very loosely enforced in Marysville. The planet Jupiter was watched half the night lately by the Inhabitants under the impression that it was Professor King's balloon. A colored man in Springfield, Ohio, heeding not the sad experience of a long line of predecessors, undertook to cultivate the acquaintance of a buzz saw at a .coffin factory. The doctors sewed him up and his employers lost the sale of a coffin., - The brigands of Greece are in a very bad way, their speedy extirpation being imminent at the hands of the govern ment troops. Tne Missouri State Board of Immigration might find it a winning scheme to establish a few branch offices on the other side of the water. A Methodist conference in Iowa haa made a mistake, in our humble judg ment, in arraigning one of its" members for going to a circus. If preachers must occasionally see the elephant let it be under circumstances which will encourage them in confiinng their ob servations exclusively to the zoological phases of the brute. The Commonwealth of yesterday aays: "The devil has one redeeming trait He never gives a boarder a cold room." We are not so sure but that the evangelical flavor of the Sunday edition of that journal would be improved by giving the "wicked partner" of the in stitution a "lay-off" from Saturday till Monday. Clay County Dispatch : Oapt Henry King is being mentioned by many west ern papers as a worthy successor to the versatile Dr. Holland, in the editorship of Scriboer. This ia true, bnt the west does not wish to lone her most promis ing literary light How would T.Brower Peacock strike the brethren ? The "boy preacher" is getting nomer. ona, and one of him has recently come to grid at Cantoa, Illinois, where ha haa been on trial before the Methodist conference on charges of "swearing, drunkenness, lying, smoking and claim- ing to be a Republican when he was a , Democrat." The last count in the iu-: dictment wonld seem to indicate that the young man has attained a degree of moral depravity that renders his refor mation extremely precarious. The following illustrates the inexor able character of justice in New Jersey: Last week a man was being tried for murder, and while the judge waa deliv ering hia charge, one ot the twelve men upon whose decision the life of the prisoner hung, was found to be sound asleep. But the verdict was murder in the first degree, all the same, and the criminal waa sentenced by the court to be hanged. This circumstance will rather tend to intensify the popular re gret that the question of jurisdiction in Guitean's case was not settled in favor of the state of Camden and Amboy. Marie Colombier, the fat actress of Sarah Bemhardt's company, haa pub lished in Paris a book on her American tour. She abuses this country in the main, and makes amusing blunders, but admits that we have a bigher regard for public decency than is common in France. . "For example," she saya, "would you believe this in Paris? A New York picture buyer gives fete in the Champa Elysees. He considers himself highly honored be cause Sarah Bernhardt Is willing to play a comedy at hia house. In Ameri ca she knocks at his door, but he will not permit her to cross bis threshold iiut, monsieur, in t'arls you begged me dozen times to play Le Passant in your salon. Kow that 1 am passing through America you do not wish to re- ceicve me.' Au ! mademoiselle, we are no more in Paris ; we arc now in New York.'" OVER THE STATE. Trade a good at Arkansas City. Larned is the boss broom-corn market Coal thieves are doing well at Parsons. Theodore Tillon is to lecture at Law rence. East Atchison saloons arc now closed on Sunday. The thieves did well at the Fort Scott fair Tost week. Cowley county has in her treasury cash balance of $30,000. Liveried coachman at Topeka. Omy! arn't wc getting along ? Apple, peach and pear trees arc . bine- aoraing all over the state. J. E. Davis, of Sterling, is going to start a bank at Nickcrson. it is stated that John Speer is again editing the Lawrence Tribune. He's good 'un, is John. -The St. Louis and San Francisco com pany are talking of building a road from Augusta to Newton. Parsons has 1,048 registered voters and the best part of it la that most all of them are Republicans. JSx-Goxernor Corney, of Kansas, one of the best executives the state ever had, is now in the Gunnison country, in Col orado. The Kansas Central railroad (narrow guage) is laying track, at the rate of mile a day, and will reach Clay Centre next week. Governor George A. Crawford, of Kan sas, is runnin g a coal mine in the Gun nison country We rather expect this pays better than lecturing on "Kansas at the centennial." The new M. E. church in Madison will be dedicated Sunday, November 6th. Dr. Cowles, of Topeka, Elder Rice, of Emporia, and Rev. C. W. Gullet t, of Eureka, will be present Augusia Gazette : Work is progressing oa the railroad from Sedgwick to Hal- stead. The distance is eight miles. When completed trains will run through from St Louis to Haistead. A young man at Ottawa nearly raised the roof off the hotel where he boards on finding D. B. opposite his name, but quieted down and set 'em up when he learned that it meant day boarder. Sheriff Jabe Johnson, of Chase coun ty, captured Connacher, who has twice broken jail at Cottonwood Falls, at Las Animas, last week, and has him in cus tody .again. Connacher seems to be lick one. Osage City Press : Scranton is a won dcr. It is getting away, in many re spects, with any town in the county. We were there for a few hours Monday and the evidences of prosperity on every hand were overwhelming. Pawnee county has a "people's" tick et and the Larned Chronoscope says of it: The "people's" ticket has a candi date at the head who says, "There is no God," and one at the tail says, "By G d, I'll run if I don't get four votes." The Bourbon county fair appears to have been a grand success. It rained one or two days, the grand stand fell, and the exposition in all of its features seems lo have more than realized he hopes of the most sanguine friends of the enterprise. Col. Proutv has bidden adieu to the patrons of the Junction City Union, and nex week's issue will be by the owner and former editor, George W. Martin, who has been eight years state printer. The paper will appear in a new dress, and will be edited with the well known ability and vim of Mr. Martin. We hope Col. Proutv will not long remain out of tho newspaper business. Council Grove Republican: A full corps of engineers on the Leavenworth, Topeka, Salina and Western railroad made their appearance in town on Wed nesday and began the work of the per manent survey, preparing the line for the letting of sub-contracts. Their or ders are to proceed at once and locate the line permanently and definitely, from here to Salina. Work is now pro gressing rapidly and satisfactorily on the eastern division between Leaven worth and Topeka, and we may fairly anticipate that work will begin here at an early day. Larned Chronoscope: The crop of 1881 in this county will be long remem bered. Several farmers have realized a net profit of over $10 per acre on broom com -and wheat Money ia plenty and the people contented. It ia common to meet men who have just sold their crop and have $400 to $1,000 cash ahead. Cattle and sheep men are also happy. They have raised or purchased their win ter feed and their stock enters the win ter in good condition, better than any previous season. A large area of win ter sown and the prospect is A. No. 1. Over three hunnred thousand dollars have been paid out by the banks in this city, this season, for the wool, wheat and broom corn crops. PERSONAL A5D POLITICAL. "Brady and I are out." General Tyner. General Ewing, of Ohio, who is in Washington, has a prostrating fever Which be contracted in Colorado. James Garfield ia again quite sick at Williams College with malaria. It ia feared that it will be impossible for him to remain at William atown. Frederick Douglas describes, for the first time, the manner of hia escape from slavery in. the current number of the Century magazine. It is an intensely interesting contribution. The latest is that Howe is too old to make aa active attorney general, and that there most be nothing but pushing, energetic men ia the cabinet It U fair to infer that this objection ia not urged by the star routcra. It is said that Jefferson Davis has re alized about $40,000 from the sale of his book in the Southern stales alone. Jeff seems to have made a good deal more oat of the war of the rebellion than the majority of bis confederate followers. Congressman 8. 8. Cox ia delighted with hia visit to Norway. He writes lhatheaeesnobeggary.no poor houses or jail3, and no locks upou doors. This leads au exchange to remind him that there is no Democratic party there,' cith cr. If there waa all the above things would soon be required. Mr. David Davis is described as a man of such perfect equanimity that be has written some of his most noted opinions when his office was filled with tenants whose questions he answered without ceasing to write. Judge Davis has a large quantity of land in-ccntral Illinois and his riches are supposed to amount to $3,000,000. Out of regard for the feelings of Sen ator Bayard, hia constituency relin quished the program, determined npon the day after the special session of the senate convened, to meet him, upon his return hqme, with a brass band. In the language ot Mr. Uuppy, "there are chords in the human heart that must not be touched." The curiosity felt by the public re garding the qualifications of Judge Fol ger for the position which he haa accept ed in the cabinet has been partially sat isfied by a Washington correspondent who vouchsafes the valuable information that the new secretary of the treasury affects side-whiskers very much after the style of those worn by President Ar thur. Mrs. Campbell, the widow of Alex ander Campbell, founder of the Chris tian church, of which President Garfield was a member, is a striking looking wo man of 80 years. Her hair is as black, her eyes as bright, as in her youth, and her mental activity as remarkable. She reads and writes often until midnight and ia now engaged upon a volume of reminiscences of her huaitand. THE NEW8. What Baldwin Did With the Money. Newark, Nov. 2. Cashier Hal win, of the Mechanics' bank, while tenrincd lo his residence, was waited npon by L nited States attorney and Commissioner lligs- hv. and was admitted to bail in tne sum ot 35.000 to appear al court on JNovem- vcmber ilu. ins oonusmen arc v liuain A. Freeman, of Bloomucld ; las brothers, William H. and '1 nomas r. Uuldwin and Malhcos M. Dodd,.of East Orange. Baldwin then stated voluntarily Uiat about the year 1873 be began to make loans to C. F. .Nugent & Co., morocco manufacturers, without security or the sanction of the directors. Having begun he was in the power ol Tnugent cc Co. and continued to accommodate the firm. sometimes loaning them $50,000 in one month, till the total increased to a ruin ous amount. Nugent assured him that he had a large amount ot property and capital in business, which would make all lotus good. Nugent was, well aware he (Baldwin) was using the bank money, and always promised to surren der his property in case of any trouble Under these circumstances the loan in creased until it reached over $2,000,000. The manner in which this business was transacted was as follows: Nugent would give draft on funds in N. York, which would be credited him as cashier, and Baldwin would use the bank's money to take up drafts when due. Finally, however, the losses were placed in the account of the Mechanics' Bank of New York, so that while it appeared that the Newark bank had claims for $2,000,000 against the New York bank, in truth the New ark bank owes New York bank twenty thousand dollars. This dirtcrencc almost wholly due to irregular transac tions with Nucrent. He said he had speculated very little and lost nothing 111 mat way. AJisiriet uiiuruey xveutsujr says Nugent can be held liable for his past transactions under section 5,209 of the United Stales Revised Statutes. The rumor that Nugent had made an assign- ment to-day was premature. Their ac counts are involved with the bank's and await further developments. It appears that Baldwin was at one time a trustee of a prominent Newark savings institution, which deposited the Mechanics' bank. Through some understanding, be resigned, and the sav- ings bank withdrew their account from the Mechanics', thus guarding against the present failure. At the Newark Mutual Benefit Life Insurance company in New York, of which Baldwin is a trustee, the excitement is intense. The president of the company lett for Newark immedi ately upon receipt of tho news. The company is involved, it is understood quite heavily. One of the officers of the insurance company said that they had never before experienced such a shock. as Mr. iiaidwin was a man oi unim peachable character; he was a married man and was the father of children : social circles he was regarded as a lead er ; and his reputation as a financier .was exceptional. Baldwin positively refuses lo see any body with the exception ot his personal friends. To personscalling at the house his son answered that being sick his fother could not sec anybody, especially reporters. Baldwin's wife and children, two boy fifteen and sixteen years old, and two girls aged eleven and three years, stayed at the bedside all day. Baldwin said to a friend, "I am guilty and am willing to go to tne pen i ten tiarv." Oscar Ia. Baldwin, the defaulting cash- ier is a son of Caleb Baldwin and enter ed the merchandise business as boy, occupying minor positions. He raised gradually until about 1832 when he lie came assistant cashier for Mathios Day. At about the beginning or the war li succeeded Day as cashier and has occu pied that position ever since. He was prominent in public and social life, and was director in the Mutual ucnent in su ranee company. This company once offered him a prominent position but he refused it. His salary as cashier was $7,000 per annum. Personally he was popular and his relatives and friends in cluded some ot tne most prominent peo ple in New York. For several years Baldwin bas been engaged in specula tion in Wall street, and it is believed that the misfortunes of the bank are due to this fact; that there have been other causes for the failure is known in addi tion to the speculation, but the bulk of the money has undoubtedly been sunk in the New York stock market A number of the dividends payable at the bank are said to have been declared by the various companies, and that the money was deposited to meet them. They arc, of course, non-payable. The last semi-annual dividend of the bank was for seven per cent The stockholders of the bank are li able tor the amount A stockholder for $100 must pay $1,000, besides losing the value of his stock. The government bank examiner arrived at the bank this morning, and without clerks began an examination. Various rumors have been set afloat concerning other banks, but have been disproved without excep tion. So far as Is known no institution is affected to any very great extent The effect upon tho business community is not yet shown, but will undoubtedly be developed to-morrow. The Mechanic's bank was chartered in 1831, and was or ganized as a National bank in 1805. The actual loss, it is believed. will reach $240,000. Nugent states that tne amount advanced for hia firm was only $160,000, a compar atively small portion of the defalcation. The bank building is estimated to be worth $30,000, then there is supposed to be cash on hand and assets under the head of bills receivable. This may pos sibly change these figures in amount It is estimated that the depositors will not eet over fifty cents on the dollar. Bal latin & Sons, Joseph Hinsler and Gott fried Kmecer. brewers, are anion? the largest depositors. Nugent offered this morning to confess judgment lor fzuu, 000 for his indebtness. Yesterday morning was the earliest period of any intimation that the affairs of the bank were wrong. In addition to the officers before named, among the largest stockholders are F. G. Richard son and T. T. Keney. The business of the morocco firm of C. Nugent & Co. is said to amount to over $100,000 a year. They employ 600 men and the weekly pay roll amounts to $4,- 900 "When iiaidwin waa before us," said a director to a Tribune reporter, "he appeared to be anxious to make a clean breast of matters. He fully real ized the grave nature of his offence and admitted that be ought to be dealt with in the severest manner the law would allow. There was no excuse for my mis deeds, he said, and I know now what I ought to have seen years ago. I stand before yon a perjurer and a forger, a falsifier and a criminal. -1 think, gentle men, be said, in conclusion, that you ought to send for the officers and put me under arrest for misappropriating your money and money belonging to other persona, it is yonr amy to sena me to jad. I only ask of you the privilege of going to mynome to miorm my- wue and family. They know nothing about the affair. I never expect to go to the bank again, but instead I expect to go to jail and from there to state's prison where I shall have to end my days. If I hadn't been too much of a coward I would not have been here to tell yon this story. I should have shot myself, but since I have chosen to live I must suffer. Another Cabinet Kaaaor. Ni Yobk. Nov 1. A Washington special saja President Arthur has offered the position or secretary or tne interior to James Williamson, of Iowa, formerly a commercial agent officer. lies' waterproof circular. $i I.alls wateri'rwif JJtwjKirts. fi On.qualitT t"arantccil first-dues, f.'hiliircn's all plush cloaks. B4 lo J;i Z': chiMl-cn'a plnl trlinmtsi j.-ukebt, J4 to !. An extra line itonhii ruche liawl worth .ti for z5; poo-l licavy. dnublu hl ox $.!. Kine lwavrr triozc trimmest ilolmans at 15 to a 15: stylish fcmwn rtoih ulsters worth tt 1 only 9, a bctu-r jrraile at H2, wnnh 115; an elriraDt ls Knirlish ilmuonal. vluah Irimntcil ilolmua forJH: a oi. heavv, wnrm walking jacket, tttrlishly maiic, and wortuio, celling at f t; a roun lH.nr cloak worth W M, for $1 T"; aline plush trimmed lH-avnr cloak worth 10. tor ; the best l-ouil lo clones, by lone oll. lu Kinporm are a few of the harftaina to bu found in the Wrap iletartuiuiit at Sawyer' One I'ricv C.ash lry liooti liouv. Last Tnemlay wa boufrht th entire Hue oi sample of cheap cloaka. dolman ami uUtcraor ono of the brat houses in New York, and will fccil any oi ihimii at tl.o uviial Mholeal price, as we receiveil a discount ol 2x per rent, on III un the whole lot; owing to these beinir samples, and otilv ono cloak of a kind, if the eizes happen t fit, there Is a g cod margin to oe saved by buying the.p. Come and tec if any oi them suit you. O. K.KAWYEK. Jesse James Again. Kansas City. Mo.. Oct. 31. Informa tion has been received here, and suposod to lie authentic, that Jesse James shot and killed IX!. Miller three weeks aeo, in southwestern Missouri, close to the Arkansas line. The information comes from a man who was a former friend of the James boys, and was authenticated Dy gentlemen from the country dis tricts, who were in the city attending court or other business, several of whom hau heard the same report. A gentle man from Sinabar township said it was generally understood among those who hail known the gang, or any of their friends, that Ed Miller was no more. One of the men who was arrested for complicity in the Blue Cut robbery, but aiierwaru released, stateu positively that he bad every reason to believe that i'A aiillor had been killed. If such is the fact, it criminates the old gang and seri ously interferes with their further opera tions. tJl Sillier nas been with them so long that a rupture of this kind among themselves, and at thin time, looks very ominous for them. It is a siirnfirant fact that people who knew Miller in this and Clay county are persuaded that ho is now dead. The manner of his death, if it is as reported will inevitably breed distrust and fear of each other among the few remaining members of the old gang and probably lead to furth er killins. Jim liush, who says he was a member of Qunatrcll's baud, and well known during Ihe war though be would not tell just liow lie not ins information said hd. Miller and Jim Cmmiiin.cs had both liccn running after the same woman, and had a dispute aliout lu r. Knowing the desperate character of the men, Jesse James, as llicir leader, inter fered and warned them not to quarrel over a woman, and go to killing each other when the gang needed all its re sources for mutual protection. In some way alterwards the name of Jesse was drawn into the woman scran', one the men alleilginff that Jcssre was after her himself. Jesse James heard of this, and riding to where Miller was, met him near a camp which they had been lining. a general rendezvous, and shot him dead in Ins tracks without cirins him a chance to defend himself. Those who ought to know something aliout the mat ter say that a most bitter feeling prevails among the gansr. Millers body laid where it bad fallen all day, but was tak en away that night snd it is thought buried. It is urged further that Cum mings fears be may come in for n share of the same dose which Miller received and the friends of the outlaws fear that they will shoot each other on sight. Dick Little is said to be now iu Jack son county.- llob, whose last name Has- bam did not know, has returned to Clay county, and contusion prevails among the once well organized band of Imnler ruffians. The Situation iu Viririuia Washington, Oct. SI. Colonel Cam eron, the liberal caud idate tor governor ot Virginia, who is now in aslunifUm expresses the fullest confidence, iu the success of the liberal ticket of that state. Since July 4 Colonel Cameron has bee actively engaged in the canvass, and has addressed meetings in every lecislaliv district. Wherever ho went the liberal candidate met with an enthusiastic re ceiition. The laree attendance at the iiirptimru KlimvR ilm rwvinlo wi-rn full aroused to the importance of the pend ing struggle, aud sympathy is largely with the lilieral movement. Colonel Cameron said to-night wherever he went he saw uumistakablc evidence or the progress of the liberal cause among white people. Iu every county many of leading white men, who beretolorc have acted with the Bourbons, have declared for the liberal ticket, and some of them are taking an active part in the cam paign; and last year some counties. while mostly arrayed on the llourbon side, and the only votes cast against the Democratic ticket were cast by col ored men. Great changes have taken place iu these counties. The great en couragiug feature of the campaign this time is the division that exists among the whites. Colonel Cameron, General Mahone, Colonel Uandy and other lib eral leaders, who closely watched the campaign, believe the liberals will poll at least 00,000 white votes, of which nearly one half will aggregate the white vote mat win be cast isovemocr , in cluding the white Republicans. Tho estimated colored vote will reach aliout Gj,Wuu, oi which no more than a per cent, will be induced to vote the llour bon ticket. The aggregate vote polled for the Garfield and Hancock election was 21,200. It is believed that the vote next week will be is large as that of last year, and on this basis the liberal leaders are coulident the reSorm ticket will re ceive from 115,000 to 120,000, which would give that ticket a majority rang- ing irom zu.uuu to H-i,uuo votes, l he ex tent of their majority is regarded by the liberals as a question ot ability to qualify the voters by the payment of poll tax, $1 per capita. The colored men arc united and enthusiastic for the Cameron ticket, and large nnmlicrs are paying one poll ticket, an evidence of the earnestness of their feelings, interest is taken in the contest. Great An Unpopular Appointment. Great Bend, Oct. 31. The appoint ment, by the governor, ot Clayton as probate judge to fill the vacancy occa sioned by the resignation of Judge Chan- man, is received with indignation by all panics, ana especially by the ltcpuhii. cans. Chapman resigned Octolx-r 3d so as to give plenty of time to elect his successor this fall. All parties proceed ed to make nominations for the vacant office, Clayton being a candidate, lie failed to get a vote in the Republican convention, and since has bolted the ticket as he has been doing for years a lew years ago being ihe Democratic can didatc for county attorney, and was do fealcd by Nimocks. It is explained by Clayton ana nis irienas mat the governor wanted to appoint him but it being quite doubtful that he could be nominated, it was determined not to make any ap pointment until it was too late to elect this fall, so that Clayton conld hold over a year, un the 2uth instant the govern or appointed. All the nominees had been, and still are, making an active canvass. The choice of the I Jo publican convention was C. M. Smith, who was unanimously the choice of the conven tion, and the governor was petitioned to appoint him. All over the county strong resolutions are being passed denouncing me governor, ine ionowing resolution was unanimously passed by the Repub lican county central committee Satur day: Jietolted, That the action of Governor St. John in the appointment of James Clayton to the office of probate judge is hereby ncartuy condemned, and is re ceived by the Republicans of this county as a gross insult, and by thcpcople of mis county, regardless of party, as a base wrong in seeking to deny to them the right of selecting their officers at the ballot box. What English CaplUUUta Want With Confederate Uonda. Washtsoton, Nov. 1. There have been several applications at the treasury department recently by persons to make contracts to collect lor the government a balance remaining in the bank of England to the credit of the defunct confederate states. One man of this city named Agar, had a contract of this kind made with secretary Sherman. This contract expired last September ana Agar tailed to get tne money. It la aaid this money was deposited in some peculiar manner and controlled by rave trustees who now collect the in. terest annually, and that Jeff Davis and j uuau f. iieniamin were two or these trustees. It is with the hope of getting .1.1. at... T.- 1 : -V. r . i - . iuw uvaej iuh cugiuu (. Buna isia are baying confederate bonds and that Benjamin, haa been retained by these capitalists as their buyer, as he thinks he can recover the money in navment of confederate bonds. Solicitor Iiavnor. of tne treasury, lnienus to can the British government's attention to the money with a view of recovering it for the United States. Witnesses far Geitesa Thm Newark Bajik Failure. Wash hgtok, D. C Nov. 1. Georirn Dcovuie, counsel lor umteaa, has di- rectea me cienc oi me court to issue subpoenas for Mrs. Augustus Barker. Jas. U. Kierman, Geo. T. Burroughs. Francis M. Scoville and Lewis Lee all of Chicago; C. 8. Joslyn, of the Oneida community; Everett O. Poss, of Dover, flew Hampshire: John A. itice. of Mer lon, Wisconsin ; Edward O. Spitzka, of new-1 or i,nir anil Arm on it. Amm. ting, of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. comptroller oi .uurrcney Knox aays he will appoint a receiver for the Mechan ics' National Bank of Newark, to-mor row. )n the meantime the bank will re main in charge of Examiner Hhelley, of New York and M. L. Price, of New Jer sey, who have been appointed represen tatives of the government. DRY GOODS. DRY G. W. NEWMAN & CO. Are now prepared to show the Largest and Handsomest Line - OF - DRESS And Trimmings ever brought to this city. All the latest Novelties in Suitings with Trim mings to match. Plain and fancy Plushes, Silk Velvets and Bro cades, bilks and Satins Jet, Steele and Bronze enteries, with an elegant m The ladies should not fail to call and see them whether they wish to buy or not. KANSAS "CITY MAKKKT IIKVIKW. Giving the niiotidions for ilu- last six iHiKiitrt.s days, ami compiled daily. exiro&aly lor the ivailers i.f Tiik Km fori a Ncu-s.and Ihe irrain and stuck. intcrcaUof l.yoo county aud Southern, Western aud Southwestern Kansas-lhe territory which luokt to Kansas city as the (treat Market for Its pro.lii.-tH: No 8, cash .... I m 1 I 1(1 I i 09 1 OKij I lift So . c.sh. .. 1 SO J 1 i su j lji j aJ iti yq-J.jlj 1 I M l asj 65v( s J No -"e"h 41 j,' J 4S I ft 42 I J 4 1 No-Jjh... I Msj gl? J ...I J ; as CATTLE. I T " j j ; 1 Choice natives. .... .... .... .... s rO&S 00 fi Boas 00 air toKoo. .. ... ... ... ...I & cui Ui Tcxaiia.. .. .. I J SV&3 UI 2 &a IW .... ....j urt js ft) Kiur to go.!, t a utdia mi f a unm: :i I .... j . . . . a mm so a uun.a 4i Choice prime. 5 5rtf no I 5 (VV.5 7S I I I 5 80660 00 1 '"eay 5 4tKt5 50l 6 4.165 CO I .... ....I S ?(Kit-S Ml I S 7WV-.0 eo 'ic'it SauffiSSlll KJVSMH .JitAt&ijJl netting Warni-Tha Contest on the Kieakcr fcliiii becoming Interesting Washington, Oct. 2ft. Mr. Kassou of Iowa, is here, busily engaged in work ing up his chances for Ihe speakership. While he makes no boasts, at is evident that the tide is turning in his favor. Of his qualifications for Ute position, no one lias ever suggested a doubt. The greatest difficulty which he has encoun tered in his canvass is the fact that he has not been a member of the two last congresses, and for that reason has not a personal acquaintance with some of the younger men in congress. Mr. Kas son, since his return to this country, however, has improved his opportuni ties, and that argument is a much less influential one than it was three mouths ago. It is too early as yet to compare the strength of the different candidates by any roster of votes which they claim Keifer, of Ohio, insists that he has more pledged votes than any one, but i is quite certain that be claims some members who, it is known, will vote for Kasson. lliscox is said to be considerably dis couraged in view of the fact that New York has now two places in the cabinet The supporters of the other candidates are readily taking advantage of this and urge that, inasmuch as New York has the presidency of two departments which have very much more patronage than an the other departments combined. the treasury and the postoftice, the mis sion to trance and sonic of the most important bureau offices, and a great many other important ones in the home and foreign service, it will be asking too much lor JNew i orR to present a cand date for speaker. There is a marked indisposition among public meu to per mit any state to succeed Ohio in the matter of a monopoly of office holdin and patronage; consequently the friends of western candidates for sitcaker are lecoiiiing more aggressive. The Man Fish fan! Boynton at Omaha Omaha, Neb., Oct. 31. Captain Paul Boynton arrived in the Gat", cily yester- nay, lorty -seven uays nut Irom (ileudive, on the bead waters or the Yellowstone For weeks past the wires have heralded his gradual approach as it was made b buffeting the waves of the muddy Mis souri and encountering such dangers by flood and field as few men would care to experience. Private telegrams and letters from the noted naviirator an- nounced the time of his arrival in this city, which was repealed to the thousands oi readers through the lice, and yester day the only topic discussed on the streets was the probability of his reach in fr n ore on lime. ihe day was a lovely one, the air balmy, the sunshine delicious, and as the boat was propelled slowly upstream over the shifting sand bars and against tne swut current, it did not seeui that the river could reveal such depth of treacueryor tue air brood such ilorcc tempests as to make a trip through their comuincu lurv more bazerdous than braving an ocean storm or shower of bullets between contending armies. This is, however, the character in which it is now represented. Roundins a point on the Iowa side. glimpse or a moving figure in the dis tance was detected, which soon disap peared. A few minutes later a couple of dark iigurcs, a liny, bright colored boat and a canoe-shaped figure were descried in a sunny cove on the east bank, and when the spot was reached proved to lie the expected visitors and their outnt. THE MAN P18H. Sittinir upon the bank, his liody half submerged in the water, was something rv-aewuiiDir nan monster, nail man. in a suit of black rubber from head to foot, the only glimpse or the resolute race turned toward the new-comers, a face browned almost to the fashionable' seal color by exposure to sun and rain and the turv ot the elements for a whole de cade. The captain, a ciirar in hie mouth. sat enjoying a rest in the sunshine, basking in it like a seal. On the water near him. detained by a cord at tached to his suit, rode the little vessel Baby M ine." "my St. Paul baby." he expiaincu, inuicauog uie loss ol an 1b i an i or two in bis perilous vovacea. The "Baby," is a little vessel, probably uirce ieet in lengtn, oi gracciui model and inconceivable capacity. It sat on the water like a swan, the silken colors, red and white, floating at the stern. A short distance away waa a canvas boat containing Mr. J. Creel man. of the New 1 or Herald, who haa accompanied the captain from Bismarck. The canvas contained a wooden cheat and several articles of camp equipage, and a pair of ueer anuera aecoratea Uie stern. Alter the usual courtesies were passed. Cap tain Boynton offered hia visitors the hospitalities of BABY MINK'S" cargo, amounting to nearly one hundred pounds. On her deck was a headlight for use at night, a barometer and thermometer, compass and clock, all fixed to ride safely and be seen by the swimmer, without rising out of the water. A plug of to- Daoco was in convenient reach in the bow. In the hold were stored a rifle, pistol, dirk, hatchet, stove, (about the size of a blacking box) and everything tnai any pnssioie emergency might call in use, and ten days provisions. The cargo, a valuable one, was not easily in ventoried. The party were wailing on time. The captain, on rounding- the bend. stood erect in the water, his body half out, and taking a bugle which hung from his miniature vessel, he blew a blast, long and loud.. A moment afterward be took from the same depository two de tonating rockets, which be sent np from hia hands, lighting them from his cigar. By this time the crowd was rn idling pell mell for the point cf landing, and aa Capt. Boyntan paddled leisurely down stream to the foot of Farnham street, the mass of human being! became so dense that for three hundred yards it waa A IXVTXO WALL. - that defied the passage of the bravest. Cheer after cheer went up, and the en. tbusiasm waa perfectly unbounded. The man in the rubber suit, Baby Mine, and the canoe containing Mr. Creelman. rounded to under & battery of eves that GOODS. GOODS without end. ornaments and nassem- line of buttons. would quail a stout heart. As the cap tain exhausted the air from the pipes in his suit and appeared to land, the rush to the spot was increased and there was imminent danger of some one being drowned, but luckily that catastrophe. was averted. As he landed, one individ ual, tall, gaunt and gray-haired, pressed forward to get a look at him, and could not be kept back, following on his heel on the way to the carriage, to which hi precious baby was borne in advance ol him. THE CAPTAIN LEAVES TO-MORKOW, to complete his voyage down the Mis souri, hastening his departure from a fear that the river will freeze over, and expects to arrive at St. Louis by the Llilt inst. Cow Boy Convicted. Wellington, Kan., Oct. 29. Tho cow boy who shot and killed Badio Calder, iu Ifunnewell, four or five weeks ago, was tried this week, the trial lasting four days and a half. The jury, after being four hours, brought in a verdict of mur der in the second degree. The defense was very ably conducted by Hon. II. C. Sluss, of Wichita; Hon. W. P. Hackney, of Winfield, and Hon. Win. McDonald, of this city. They sought to show the shooting justifiable, admitting the shoot ing, but pleading self-defense. The ver dict finds an echo of sympathy in the heart of every law-abiding citizen of Sumner county a county which has long been disgraced with such scenes of ruilianisni as the one in which Sadie Calder lost her life. This, it is hoped, will give a warning to all cow boys and other men who experience a desire to round up a town. The trials of Cartor aud Mills will come on next week. Its Just m ItooimlnKl Such is the expression from all drug gists and dealers everywhere who art; selling Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption. No like preparation can begin to have such an extensive and rap id sale. And why T Simply Ixx-ausc ol its truly wonderful merits. No rough or cold, no mailer of how long standing or bow stublKirn, can resist its healing qualities. Asthma, bronchitis, hoarse ness, hay fever, pain in the side or chest and difliculty of breathing or any linger ing disease of the throat and lungs rap idly yield to its marvelous towers. It will positively cure, and that where ev erything else has failed. Satisfy your self as thousands have already done, by getting of your druggists, II. VYbcldou & Co., a trial bottle for ten cents, or a regu lar bottle for $1. For sale by B. Whel don & Co. Kncklen'a Amies HaJre. The best salve in the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all kinds of skin eruption. This salve is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction in every case or money re funded. Price 25 rents ncr box. Far sale by B. Wheldon A Co. FIVE CENT COLUMN. Advertisements are inserted In this column for Ave cents m line each insertion ava-r-ag-in- seven words to the line. SIIKEP FOR 8ALK.-Iniuire of U Web ster, Duulap, Kansas. FOB BALE-1.080 Lead ol a-oon Sbeep, in -ood condition. II. II Willi K. An. 30. issl. Neokbo IUpida, Kansas. EOtt SALE One of the best farms la Lynn county, Kansas. Apply soon, or a.1- a StltS. K. at. NOLL, Americua, Kant as. T OST Sunday mom In. Oct. tht between M-J the city and ttelombla lord, a rubber covered carnage step. The Mnder will please leave it at this office. r ST5ATE.-,n" wo ' J I'S-ht Sllv. liramliMl . wL .ih . bay left uouiuer. i. M Mir. i. sit five mile north or Kmporia STRAYED About the last of Mar from jv ulace. 4 miles tomb ..r b-. f three year-ohj black hone colt about li hands nlh. branded "K li" on tne rictat nip. fnji boxing m lurga scar on the in.iael.rUie left hind foot. 1 will five a liberal rev are for inftrmaUoa leadina- to his recovery. MIIUl. 1 HUM An. ESTRAV NOTICE. Estrayed from the bay Ally, two years old with early mane and tad; heavy built; a'ao one dark bay y earl in r none colt with small white ipot ia forehead and a little white oa one bind foot Any In formation leadina- to the recovery of tnn above animaU wiif be liberally rewarded. NATHAN W. MAIN. Neosho its ii ids, Lyon Co.. kam. BARRINGKR'S BUSINESS COLLEGE. Lawrence, Kanaas. Head tor eataioi-ee. QTBATED. Prom Kmporia. la April last. (mailer one has little wblte star la faee ea.f one white bind foot; targ-er one had bead stall ol halter oa when last seea. (oa Moon ereek) Any Information leadina' m their re covery will be liberally rewarded. ;ASin ahukewh. Kmporia, Hamas ariOBXADOES TO COMB. Be wtae la time L and seeore a policy of iaseraaea freoa e andersis-ned asrainst Fire. Lisntuine- and Tornadoes, la the ttermaa Iasa ranee Com pany of rreeuort, Illinois. asscts juir L 1881. Cash paid ap capital fMO.008 e Keaerve ier re-insnranee auaovtw Reserve for otaer liabilities SLOIS Met surplus over capital and all oth er iuuiiiiioi znu.nau 7 J . Total available asset ...tSt7jSsi M. (. 8AMSOH, AfeatT OlSoe ia tae court hoase, aooporia. THB GREAT GERMAN INSURANCE CO of yreeuort. ill - to Uk ti l. toraado which swept over onr eouatry latrlv oe-treyed several ef oar best farm houses. sis or wale were forttinato aeoaeh to have '' "nee on their property, namely: ii. W. Rwisewav. K. H. Harris. It. II. nJi. H b Caiiy. school district Ms HI, and C. TReya ahls. Our townsman. M. I.. Samson, at onea cu-irrmpneo loan onnnuy, two flays ar te the disaster. Mr. r. fcL Uni-aMs. Ik. !- . Juster, made bis appearance and promptly . settled au bis losses ttoeh prompt action oa the patt oi the German deserves high praise, and surely entitles the company otaepet ronace of all who wan nroienilan .rai. Cre, tifhtaina- and tornadoes.