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VOL. 5.
NO. L'2
Special Cold Weather Footwear
; AT. $1.00 PAI R.
-. 4 ?.':.:, .'v';1.
" Ladies' and Men's Storm
Alaskas, fine macintosh top.
black wool lined, regular $ i .50
quality. ,
AT 75c PAIR.
Ladies' Buckle Arctics,
scarlet wool lined, the regular
Si. 25 values, j
AT $1.00 PAIR.
Men's B ackle Arctics, scar
let wool lined, macintosh tops
$1.50 values.
AT 75c PAIR.
Misses Buckle Arties, mac
kintosh tops, scarlet wool
lined, the $1.00 quality.
One Price Cash House,
Great Furniture
Sale Now On.
tfl .000 worth of One nnd medium
snade Furniture, to be sold by the 24
of December. Now is the time to
furnish up your house. I need moo ey
and will sell you Roods nt about yo ir
own price for cash. Cull and Io k
through my rooms and you will see th e
finest selection of fornlture evtT
shown in Hutchinson, and prices tbs t
will please you all. Christmas is near
Come early and select a beautiful and
useful present. 1
To every purchaser of $10 and over I
win give a present, uau ana ee my
new stock. ' Whetbei you want to buy
or not.
No 823 & 825 N. Main Pt.
-jy G. FAIRC11ILD,
. A Horary at Law,
Boomt 11 tad 13, McCurdy Block, corner of
tain arjJtiuenca. .
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sader Inttracliosi. citU .M criminal datecuve
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.Aajh ArlMI XtMtWt Agfa..,
Aa4iaaaila. 14,
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AT 35c PAIR.
Men's Best Robber Sandals,
regular value 50c.
AT $2,00. PAIR. .
Ladies' and Men's Rubber Boots,
glaze, dull and pebble finish. Fus
ion, duck and wool lined worth $ i.
Men's . Hip Rubber Boots $3.50,
worth $5.00 a pair.
Hutchinson, Kansas.
Books Free
For one "Cap Sheaf" Soda wrapper
and six cents in stamps.
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New Yic
To Oalif orfiia
Cneaply,(Quickly, Cotnf ortalif
LI f? A D Beraose the rate In
urlCAr Bleeping-car is but jc.oo.
f 111 If Because too travel ea the
JtSm. ifaatejl trains that ran.
ef f r 1 1? f PT Bcanse you hare
wvicii uiv.l a tnrongn sleeper.
a ready carried and all like tho service.
Car Lea Tea CMICAOO Every Tuody
TIa Beautiful Indian Territory, Texas 3c
Car Leave CHICAGO Erery Thursday
Via Colorado and tba Scenic Route.
Special manager goes each trip, to
care for the many wants of tie passen
gers en route.
Wo ean't fell yon all the benefit In this !.,
but for rour California trio tnn thniM .
ypyraelf. Addreaa,
C. S. L , F. Ry.. Chicago, m. I
The Saloons to be Run Open
There, Also.'
Under the Police Eoard Name
by Gov. Morrill.
That the Law and Order People
of Kansas
Are to Be Scandalized As They
Always Have Been
Leavenworth Commissiouers
are Called "Business Men,"
Who Will Run Things on So
Called "Business Principles."
Topopa State Jonrnal.
Tue police commissioners for three of
the six liist class cities of Kansas, have
already been named, and everything
points to local option us tar as the en
forcement of the prohibitary law is
The Leavenworth commissioners art
the last lo be appointed, and they ure
suiii to be men wuo favor a "business
administration of the police affairs.
These men, it is said, will see thai
the city gets a revenue from the joints
of the town.
The outy conclusion that can he
readied is that the Leavenwortu po
lice commissioner:! will do as public
sentiment in their town directs, winch
means that the liquor places will run
wide open as heretofore, and that the
city wil. get the revenue.
This local optiou policy may be good
politics, but it is not enforcing the law
utid tins eve of the principal ciin
cisius brought against. Governor Lew
eiling. '
Leavenworth is on the Kansas side
ot the Missouri river and tiiere is no
nood reason why saloons or opeu
joinU should do business in defiance
of the law and witti the consent of the
olhcers of tue law, in tuat town, any
morti than in Topeka.
The Metropolitan police law was en
acted to secure the enforcement of the
prohibitary law in the larger cities of
ihe Kansas aud wben ti e police com
missioners allow the saloon keepers
and jointists to run wide open on a
system of monthly hues they are ittiiii)
towns they preside over luigut just as
well be under a regular license bs
Gov. Morrill took the oath to enforce
all the laws and It is to be hoped be
will doit.
It will be a great disappointment to
the law and order people of this stale
if they have to p it him in the same
category witb Governor Humphrey
and Governor Lewelling. Is it then
absolutely impossible to elect a 20V
ernor In Kansas with backbone auough
to enforce tne law t
Special te tbe News.
Topkxa, Kan., Jan., 18. The ap
pointment of the new police commiss
ion ror wicnua nas aireaay created a
big row in Topeka. Prominent citi
zens ot the windy town decUre that
the members of tbe new board will not
enforce tbe prohibitary laws any more
than did tbe boodlers under Lewelling.
rney oeciare tnat Marsn murdock de
manded tne riant co name tbe mem
bersof the new board, with the under
stating that be would name no man
that would brng reproach upon to
new administration, he was allowed t
do so. Jiut it is admitted by every
man from Wichita that be has named
men who will not try to enforce anv
law prohibiting the sale of intoxicants
n that .town. It is claimed that
Marsh has deceived tbe governor. But
it is very .probable mat an tbese re
sorts are mere rumors. It is not be
lieved that Gouernor Morrill has been
deceived. ikHit It is very generally be
iieved that if he has, there will be a
reckoning wJth tbe Wichita fellows that
will make ome of them dizzy.
Senate Faaaaeithe Anti-Gambling BUla To
InTeetlfato tne Stock Tarda.
Tofkka, Kan., Jan. 3a The Cubbl-
on aoti-gamaling bill, knows aa house
bul No. 3, waa read the third time in
the senate and passed without amend
ments by a vote of 28 to 4. Tne two
democrats, O'Hryan and DUlard, and
Stone and MeTaggart, republicans,
voted against it It makes gambling a
felony panishahV) with Imprisonment
In the penitentiary. The bill was
passed ju&t as it en roe from the house
and only awaits tba signature of the
governor and poblication in tne of
ficial paper to beeotne a law.
The Cubbwon anti-lottery bill, known
as the housa bill Ka 1, was also parsed
without amendmeat, by unanimous
vote. This ' also becomes a law upon
publication in an official state paper.
Mr. Cubblson'g house bill Ho. 3 was
also passed. This bill diiTers from his
anti-garabling law. in that It is aimed
at the keepers of gaming houses sad
ramblinir devices.
LP0.U conviction
sucn person smvu be jutrtr c al3iioay
aud punished by imprisonment at hard
labor for not Ioisb than one year nor
more than five.
The senate joint resolution recommending-
the calllug of a convention to
revise, amend or change the constitu
tion of the state, was passed by a vote
of 38 to 5. It provides that the electors
shall vote at the election to be hold in
1800 for or against a oonvention to re
vise the constitution.
Mr. Painter, of Meade county, of
fered in the house a resolution direct
ing the speaker to appoint a commit
tee of three to investigate the stories
of exorbitant charges by the Kansas
City Stock Yards Co. and report to the
house and instructing, pending such
investigation, the committee to which
has been referred bills on tho subject,
to suspend action. The resolution
was adopted.
Two resolutions bearing on national
finance were offered from the populist
side of the house; one by Mr. Larkley,
calling on the Kansas delegation in
congress ta oppose the proposed new
bond issue, and the other by Mr. Lup
fer, calling on the delegation to work
for the remonetization of silver so that
it will occupy the place it held in 1873.
Mr. Beekman, of Cowley county, in
troduced in the house a bill to regulate
building and loan associations. It
divides such associations into "do
mestic" and "foreign," and places them
all under the supervision of the state
.bank commissioner. Foreign com
panies, in addition to being held to tho
same laws as the state associations,
must deposit with the state treasurer
100,000 in cash, or United States, Kan
sas or Kansas county m unlclpul bonds,
before they can do business in the
One Man Klllod nnd a If umber Wounded In
a Quarrel Over (spoils.
Ferby, Ok., Jan. 30. A priest who
returned yesterday from Sacred Heart
Mission tells of a battle near there be
tween two gangs of outlaws over the
distribution of some Bpoils that one
gang had stolen. A terrible fight with
knives, pistols and Winchesters ensued
for several hours, at least one man be
ing killed, while several others were
badly wounded. The priest attended
Dick Orerbrand,'one of tho outlaws, in
his dying moments, and says that ens
other was fatally wounded, and three
Or four were covered with blood when
he left the scene.
Brooklyn Street RaUnaf Ken Will Issue
Bonds to tho Amount ot 100,000.
Nkw York, Jan. 30. In order to go
on with the trolley strike Master
Workman Connelly has decided to issue
bonds on the credit of his organization
to the amount of $100,000. The denomi
nation will be small probably 82
and Connelly has been assured that tho
bonds will be quickly taken. Some
Now York tradesmen have offered to
accept the notes for provisions in lieu
of money. Friends of Connelly have
offered to dispose of the bonds in vari
ous parts of the country.
Distribution ot t o-Operative Karnlnga.
Elkhart, Ind., Jan. 30. The unique
innovation was witnessed last night of
the publlo distribution of $15,000 to the
operatives of the manufactory of Con
gressman Charles Uirard Conn. Mr.
Conn, who is now the proprietor of the
Washington Times, successfully estab
lished bis factory on the co-operative
plan in 1801, and eaoh year has wit
nessed an increase of profits. Last
night 3,000 persons filled the Buckle n
opera house and lustily cheered the
name of Mr. Conn. Letters of regret
were received from a number of con
gressmen and United States senators.
Trained Foales and Doga Burned.
BLOOViNQTOff, Ind., Jan. 30. Fire at
the fair grounds yesterday morning
resulted in the complete destruction of
Prof. Will Qentry'sdog and pony show.
The fire started about 9 o'clock and
was the result of the carelessness of an
employe, with whom he had been in
the habit of leaving the animals in
charge. The stock, consisting of eight
ponies and thirty-four dogs, were
burned to death. The ponies and dogs
were thoroughly trained and ready for
the road, it being the intention of Mr.
Gentry to start the 1st of March. Mo
insnrance; loss about 913,000.
Oklahoma Legislature.
GrrrnRix, Ok., Jan. 3a The leglslv
tare this morning memorialized con
gress to tax Indian allotments as In
dians on allotments were citizens and
could be taxed. A resolution declaring
President Cleveland's recommendations
In bis special message to be against the
best interests of the country was de
feated. A bill was introduced making
train and bank robberies punishable
by death.
Cattle Theft.
Visita, I. T., Jan. SO. A cise of cat
tle theft Is reported from Delaware dis
trict, 15 miles east of this city. Tom
Monroe, a farmer and stock-raiser, and
at present a member of the Cherokee
senate, has been feeding twenty-sis
head of steers for market, and they
were almost fat enouh to ship, whnn
they were turned out of the feed lot
and driven away by cattle-tliiovea.
Floor In r Milts Ilurued.
CRAwroBDivif.Li. InJ., Jan. 3 Yes
terday morning the Danuer flouring
mills at Waveland were burned to the
ground. Tbe low is !5,0OJ. with 8-1,-1)0
insurance in the Miller' MutuaL
Tiie fix a was tho work of an incendiary.
The President Considering About Is
suing 4 Per Cent. Bonds.
A Repeal Recommended of the Law Which
Encourages Spying on Homestead
Settlers Gold Reserve Down
to 88,010,103.
Washington, Jan. 80. It is said that
the president has been seriously con
sidering the propriety of issuing 4 per
cent, thirty-year bonds in the event
that congress shall fail to act favor
ably upon his recommendations in his
recent message. It is known that
baakers representing vast capital, both
in this country and In Europe, who
have been In Washington within the
lost forty-eight hours, and in consulta
tion with the president, have given
him to understand that a 4 per cent,
thirty year bond would be easily ne
gotiable by the United States at
3 per cent This is the
Tate which congress undoubtedly
would be willing to pay, but
there is a condition attached to the is
suance of this bond from which tho
democrats in congress would most cer
tainly shrink. But if the democrats
in the two houses shall refuse to
yield to tbe suggestions of their own
party leaders, and to pass the law
which is deemed by him to be essential,
they will be compelled to accept tho
alternative, which may be the issue of
BjOO.OOO.OOO of 4 per cent thirty-year
bonds. It may be of interest to silver
men to know that August Belmont, the
agent of the Rothschilds, has spent
some time in Washington recently,
and had a conference with the presi
dent anticipating an extra session.
Washington, Jan. 30. The policy of
the administration men of trying to
frame a financial bill which will have
the support of the republicans Is re
garded as the first move of the admin
istration In anticipation of an early ex
tra session of congreri They hardly
expect to succeed in fettilig their bill
through even the house, and know cer
tainly that it' can not pass the senate at
this session. If, however, the effort to
get republicans to stand behind the
measure is successful, it will form the
basis of legislation at the extra ses
sion. In the event of the failure of ac
tion at this session it is expected that
the president will not delay in calling
an extra session more than a week or
so. On the assembling of tho Fifty'
fourth congress, if tho party is com'
mltted in advance to action on this
subject, the republicans will have no
difficulty in very promptly passing the
bill through the house. In tbe senate,
however, tbe situation will be uncer
tain. dispenses with land spies.
Washington, Jan. 30. Since 1881
there has been a law which encour
aged spying on those who took up
publio lands. If a man could make a
case against one who had entered land
and get him dispossessed the spy was
recognized as having the first chance
to enter that piece of land. This law
has operated in Oklahoma to inspire
perjury and promote bloodshed. Upon
it there have been based hundreds of
:ases of blackmail. The Dockcry com
mission, after a olose investigation,
became eonvinced that this law was
doing vastly more harm than good. It
was decided to recommend repeal. The
matter was passed on by the publio
lands committee and approved. Yes
terday the house ordered the repeal
provision made a part of the legisla
tive appropriation bill, and it will, of
oourse, go through. This will be good
tews to Oklahoma people especially.
Washington, Jan. 3a The secretary
of the treasury has directed the asssy
officials at New York to exchange gold
bars for legal tenders at an advance of
one-tenth of 1 per cent instead of one
eighth. This reduction waa made for
the reason that nearly all of the gold
coin now on hand is new, and there
fore has lost nothing by abrasion. The
amount of gold withdrawn from the
New York sub-treasury yesterday was
13,066,000; from Boston $83,000, making
the total $3,149,000, whloh leaves the
gold reserve $48,616,193.
Wasuinoton, Jan. 30. Chairman
McGann, of the house labor committee,
has introduced a bill advocating the
publishing of labor bureau reports at
intervals of not less than two months,
and not more than 100 octavo pages, to
contain current facts as to the condi
tion of labor here and abroad; con
densations of state and foreign labor
reports; facta as to the condition of
employment Ten thousand copies of
each are to be printed and distributed.
The Elbe of the North Oerman Llord Line
Lost with 931 Persons.
London, Jan. 30. A dispatch to the
Exchange TeleMph Co. from Lowe
stoft 40 miles from Ipswich, says that
the North German Lloyd steamship
Elbe, the oldest vessel of that com
pany, was run down off that place and
sunk and that only nineteen persons
out of HO were saved. No further par
tlculaii are obtained just at present
Lloyds has received the following
dispatch from Lowestoft dated 6:13 p.
nxt "The Elbe wss sunk la tba North
sea after colliding w'ith auot hfT steam
er. Twenty people who were ou board ;
of her have been landed here by fishing
smacks. Tho persons saved include
the second officer and pilot It is feared
that the loss of life is great.1'
The North German Lloyd steamor
Elbe was commanded by Capt Von
Gosset. She arrived at Bremen from
New York January 26, und sailed from
Bremen yesterday for Southampton
and New York. She was built in 18SI
at UlasTOw, aud was of 4,510 gross ton-;
nuge. She was i'iO feet long, had 45
foot beam and the depth of her hold,
was 36 fuet 0 Inches. She waa a four-;
aiusted screw steamer.
The Missouri Sons tor Declares His Views In
an ICinphatlo Manner. 1
Washington, Jan. 30. As soon as thej
senate session opened to-day Mr. Cul
lom presented a dispatch from all the
leading banks of Chicago, urging that'
the president's recommendations bo,
oarried out at the earliest day possible.
Mr. Vest followed with a similar,
dispatch from the St Louis cham
ber of commerce. He then said
that the chamber of commerce of Sti
Louis did not represent tbe feeling
of the people of Missouri or of the(
country on the financial quostion. Hoi
did not belieye the people favored the
retirement ot $500,000,000 of green
backs and treasury notes and the sub
stitution of no currency at alL He
did not believe they favored gold obli
gations running fifty years with in
terest aggregating 875,000,000. It waa
a selfish suggestion that posterity
should be left to pay this bad'
dobt. The obligations of this senate
were as binding toward posterity as to
ward the present generation. It was
as much the duty of the senate? to pro
tect the futuro as to adopt the sug
gestion of the president to look after
the present and let the future look
after itself. "Tbe president," he went
on, "has declared war on silver. He
would make us accessories to this effort
to fix the gold standard upon us."
The senator asked if any man really
believed the supposed emergency could
not be met by treasury payments in
silver.' And yet the impression waa
being conveyed to the public tha tho
ceuntry was on the' brink of ruin. If
the president had the power he would
force the nation to the single gold
"But," said Mr. Vest, raining his
right hand in emphasis, "so far as I
am concerned, I will never vote to is
sue bonds to secure gold and place ua
on a single standard."
Mr. Cullom rose at this point with a
question as to what tha thi.v.ice com
mittee, of which Mr. Vest is a member,
intended doing towards securing som4
definite policy. J
Mr. Vest paused for a moment be
fore replying, and then said: "It
might be more proper to let tnd
chairman of the committee answer
that question. But in his absence I
will say that I do not believe that
there is the slightest possibility of the
finance committee agreeing on any
measure to report to the senate."
The announcement the first that
had openly been made as to the situa
tion In the finance committee was re
ceived with marked attention and evi
dent surprise. '
Mr. Vest closed with the emphatis
declaration that party fealty could
never lead him to aid in fastening tho
gold standard on the country.
Fourth-Class Western Postmasters.
Washington, Jan. 3a These post
offlco appointments were made to-day:
In Missouri At Advance, S tod clam oounvy.
J. W. Burk: at Birdie. Washington count.
Ellas Hopkins; at Brownbranou, Taney ooun
ty, a M. Bosk; at Calwood, CaUaway eounty,
i. H. Payne, vloe W. A. Blttner. u,vred; at
Falrdeallng, Ripley county, C EL Hug.ies.
In Kansaa-At Lydla, Kearney county, Sarah
la Oklahoma-At Miller, Oklahoma eounty.
r. Nlokela.
MettUKtr Wagf Disputes la Wyoming-.
Chetenne, Wyo., Jan. 30. A bill
passed the Wyoming legislature yes
terday creating a state ooara oi mroi-
tratlon to settle the differences be
tween employers and employes. A
provision in the state constitution.
however, prohibits tne legislature
from oasatng a law which shall compel
either party to abide by the decision of
the arbitrators.
Tbe Secretary Still Trying to PreTentWa
Ketween Guatemala and Mexico.
Washington, Jan. 3a Secretary
Greshatn is still In telegraphic corre
spondence with Mexico as well as
Guatemala, touching tbe settlement oi
the dispute between the two nations,
and has not yet abandoned hope of a
peaceful outcome. The status of tho
ffair at present Is that tne uuaie-
malan government does not wish to go
to war and is willing to make almost
any honorable concession to avoid
it The Mexicans are not in
the same conciliatory mood, but
the government probably would accept
any basis of settlement which could be
shown to the satisfaction of the people
to be in the line of maintenance of
their claims. There Is ground for be
lief the indemnity of $263,000 demanded
bv Mexico for the invasion of tho
Chiapas territory is causing the main,
Honduras, .Nicaragua and Salvador,'
bare offered their services to Gusto-'
nala in case oi war with Mexi co. . j

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