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,.r ; i i .V . IT If 4 t.nmi' w.,'iaiuiagsjsascHag THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF TIIK PEOPLE'S PARTY' AND FARMERS' ALLIANCE OF RENO COUNTY. HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, THURSDAY NOON, FEBttUAM 21, 185. VOL. 5. NO. 25 f'J Cy" uu NEW DRESS GOODS, NEW SILKS, AT 35c YARD. Just received alineof33-ineb,all wool ' mixtures for early spring wear beautiful colorings, only 3ic. AT 5c YARD. 46-inch all wool, silk finished Germnn Henrietta, all new tpring shades, ut 50c yard. AT 23c YARD. . A choice lot of Figured China Silks, black and rose, black aud bluet, sage and white, navy and white, etc., a spring nener at 23c yard. ' . Remember that goods may be priced can always buy them cheaper at Martin's. P. MARTIN & ONE PRICE Hutchinson, EDWARDS & CO., Groceries, Coal and Feed. 493 and 405 No. No. Main. Dowa towu yards at 13 Sherman East, Smith & Miller's oln stand. All Kinds of Coal. Farmers' Trade Solicited. Our weights guaranteed. CITY DINING HALL BEST DODLAB DAY HOUSE IN THE CITY. Special rates to regular borders, nice rooms, clean beds and the . ' tables furnished with the best the market affords. L.FELLERS, Prop., 114 E. Sherman, - Hutchinson, Kas yy o. FAIRCHILD, A Mersey Law, Boomi 11 and 13, McCurdy Block, corner of Main and Sherman. PLOUGH SEVEREST, Attorney at Law. Offlct Room x IIIGLEY BUILDING. WaBte4. Derier wants to buy and will pay h h'hB' mo'k't price for cane, or j&UIst seed, kaftir corn and any kind of markovatoiu Harden vf Held seeds. 25-tf. ARRIVING DAILY. AT 45c YARD. 40-incli all wool French Serge, full line of colors and Muck a bargain at 43c yard. AT 35c YARD. KAI-KAT. WASH SILKS-wa have th atsoitmeut you will not have to make ,a selection from a few short lengths. We have thirty different styles to select from at 35c yard. AT 35c YARD. New swivel silks, a handsome wash fulnio, 28-inches wide, all new effects, only a 5c yard. no matter how cheap to you elsewhere, you CASH HOUSE, Kansas. Wake op t T rang man ! 7ake up ! Wak up! and coma wit b me! Dont lie abed all day! Mo! I won't let jou be! For down at Winnie & Sllanee's store. An bargain In Groceries. Meat and (floor. Canned Ooodi and Sugars, Crackers andC'usere, Molasses and every tnlOK ueeded to please. Tou can't get your ahaie i( you lie tbere and snuie, Oct np! and gndown their Grocery store,' Wake up! Young man! Wukeupl No! I won't let yon be! Don't llenbedall day! Wake up and come with me ! The man must Indeed bo aa'ecp who la mlaa mt the low-prloe opportunities that ran all through our stock lust now. Whatove? may be your need in onr lino, there' chance lor money sating, w e are still te:ing 22 Iba irranulated suiiar for tl.CO Mokuaas package coffee per package 20 7 bare Iinox srnili for 25 6 burs Pearl, White Russian, Clalpette or Kirks home inxda soan for S. 3 qte cranberries for 26 H cans 'relonU "Wcet corn for V5 Scans Kaw Valley wux Ix-ana for ' S cans OiaKO tomatoes tor 2S 7 llw white imvy benns for 2n Koynl Hakim; Powder, t lb ran. 43 Dr. l'rlcca Baking- Powdtr. 1 lo, cans 41) i Iba crackers fur We have a cflmplelo atock of (tardea seds both in bulk and In packages at prices correspond ingly low. Also a car load of cane seed which we are gelling at 11.00 per bushel We arc still selling. Fine Colorado J Potatoes per bu . . . . C-3c II ALSTEAD FLOUR. Cream of Kansas, per sack 75c Checkmate, per sack 8l)o Bos-t Patent, per Back iX)o True Grit, per sack 80c 24 lo BacK ortiraham 40c Bran per sack 85c Jacob Dold's Sugar Cured Hams, per pound 11c Jacob Dold's Sugar Cured break fast Bacon, per pound 11c English Bellies, Sugar Cured, per ponnd 10o Dty Bait Me iw, 3 pounds for 25o Have yon seen tho Mountain Lions laiely? It beats all how they irrow snd how interested some of our psirons are in I hem. They are a tundaome pair and no mistake. IVinne & Silsbee, CASH GROCERS. Xo. 23 South Main St , HntchinoD. Tele p hone99. I " gm TOOK HER LIFE. The Daughter of Congressman Har ris, of Kansas, Commits Suicide:. GOULD CHILDREN GUARDED. George Gould llelleves a Plot Raa Been Hatched to Kidnap Ilia Eldest Bod, Klngdou-A Diplomatist's Suicide. Washington, Feb. CO. Mrs. Lavina Bohannon, daughter of William A. Harris, congressman-at-large from Kansas, who eloped with Mr. IJohan- non, a liveryman of Luray, Va.. las August, has committed suicide in bed at her Luray home, by taking poison, Last August the daughter received telegram from her father to meet hor here. Instead, she went to Hagers town, and was married by Rev. Dr. J. W. Owen, to Bohannon, whom she had met whilo attending a seminary at Luray. liohannon had business that called him away for several hours early in the , morning. He saw his wife in hor room ' and, whilo she was perfectly well, she re quested to bo allowed to remain in bed On his return he went to her room and was horrific! to find her dead. He called Dr. Hudson, who stated that she had been dead for several hours. letter in a locked drawer said: "Thi is ray own work. I did it myself. lhe letter also stated that no blame was in any way attached to her hus- uaui, who had always been devoted to her. An inquest was deemed unneces sary. ooiri.D children arjAr.nm New York, Feb. 2a. The World says this morning that George Gould's two little sons, Kingdon and Jay, are not allowed out of the house without a body guard. They have been staying this winter at Hill Tops, the Gould winter cottage at Rake wood. The body guard is a big, able-bodied man servant, and has been in attendance since Saturday. Mr. Gould has reason to believe that a plot has been made to kidnap his eldest son, Kingdon. The object of the proposed ktpnapping Is not indicated " by " the facts in George Gould's possession, but it is believed that if the plot were sue cesstul the boy would be held for ran som. A description of the would-be kidnappers is in Mr. Gould's possession ana tnere Is a young woman in Lake wood who is sure she could recognize ono of them if she should see him airain, A Mrs. Chester, of this city, is staying inis winter at "The Towers" in Lake wood. She has an elderly woman with ner as companion. They are aceus tomed to walking In the woods about the place, in pleasant weather, and on one of these walks, claim to have over heard two rough looking men plot to take Kingdon Gould away with them. Mrs. Chester heard but little, but at once told Gould. v A diplomatist's suicide. Wasiiixotox, Feb. 20. P. Iioirad- anoff, first secretary of the Russian le gation, killed himself to-day by shoot ing in the head, at his residence. No. 1T2S 11 street, in the fashionable Dart of the city. He had been sick for two or three weeks, and his suicide . is sup posed to be attributed to the suffering ne naa endured. HUUE DKAL IX WINES. California's Entire Output Sold to the As sociation of Dealers. San Fiiascisco, Feb. 20. The great est wine deal ever known in the United States was consummated to day. It in volves the sale of 10,000,000 gallons and the lease of six of the largest wineries in the state owned by tho California V inemalters' corporation, to the Call fornia Wine association, an organiza tion of tho principal wine dealers of tan I rancisco. When about ten days ago tho Wine- makers' corporation sold its first 1.000. 000 gallons of wine to Lachman & Ja cob!, it gave to the wino association an option of an equal amount at the same price 12 cents a gallon. lapnn N'oeds Fifty Million M-re. Yokohama, Feb. 20. Tho bill asking for a fresh appropriation of 830,000,000 on account of the war, was presented to the house this afternoon. If this sum should be voted by parliament, it would make the total amount already appropriated $123,000,003. Lower In London Than In New York. Losnox, Feb. 20. Tho bankers hand ling the new American loan issued a prospectus to-day offering tho bonds at the rate of 227 pounds sterling for each SL 000 in bonds, which is equal to llO.'f. Fire of a Family t r..ien. Iroxdale, Mo., Feb. 20. In tho Beau fort mountains, 8 miles southwest of this place, during the blizzard a wood chopper named John C. Warner, his wife and three children were frozen to death. The national house and senate con ferees on the pension bill have practi cally agreed. Senate amendments adopted repeal the law against non resident pensioners, require examining surgeons to state the rating of appli cants and fix $9 a month as the lowest rat (J. . The legislature of Arizona has peti tioned congress to make a public park of the famous petrified forest in Anache con Dty so as to prevent its destructloa pjr curiosity seekers. i v.'ir.L mt r.E rKK;sED. ,1'he Silver Bill Dropped for This 8osalon- . Ilie ludl'.iu Appropriation. 4 ' WAsutxtiTOX, Feb. si). When tho senate resumed its work at 11 o'clock to-day, only ton members were present but the galleries wcro well filled with delegates to the Woman's National a sociation, in scsiiion here. Mr. Jones soon came forward with an important announcement "Tho friends of tho regular order the silver bill," 6aid he "have no wish to risk tho danger of an extra session of congress. They stated at the outset of the discussion Lvent3 have shown that this danger might be Incurred and that the groat appropriation bills might be put in jeopardy. For that reason the friends of t ho silver bill have authorized me to say that it will not be further pressed at trio present session of congress." Tho presiding ofii jer then presented tho Wolcott silver resolution, after which Mr. Cormun appealed to sen' ators to stop tho fruitless discussion of tho Wolcott resolution and to take up the appropriation bills, which wore demanding attention, it va3 hope to pass tliem. lie inovod to take u tlia Indian appropriation bill. M Butler, in charge of tho pooling bill", objected and duaiando.l a roll call Tho motion prevailed 53 to 12. The effect of the vote was to displace t!ie silver bill as the unfinished bus; ness aud to send it back to the calen dar. The vote against the Indian aiv propriation bill was not a test of strength of tho pooling bill, as man friends of that measure voted to con sider tho Indian bill.' The Indian ap' propriation bill being taken up, Mr luggins continued his interrupted speecii on finances. ' ' KANSAS U. A. li. Tho Official l'rocrmmiio for tho Cotulr Ktatu 1'iicuiiipini'nt. Lavrsxcb,.- Kan., Feb. 20. The 9ilicial programme for thu state en carnpment of tha G. A. R. and kindred organizations, which will bo hold 1 this city the last of this month, has just been issued. On Monday, FebrU' ary 25, the committees of the various organisations will meet, and the day will be spent in assigning quarters for the various delegations a3 they cotna m. In the evening tho department officers of the G. A. R. and W. 11. C. will hold an open reception. Tuesday, the 20th, there will be gjneral assemblies of all tho orders. In the afternoon the G. A. E. and Sons of Veterans will form in parade, and, with th oiner organizations, will go to the assembly hall of tho Kan sas university, where formal welcom iug exercises will be held. Addresses will be delivered by Department Cora mander Campbell, National Com mandcr Lawler, of Illinois, and Na tional Chaplain Uagerty, of St Louis, Chancellor Snow, of the Kansas unl versity, and others of prominence. In the evening there will be two grand campfires. Wednesday will be spent in business sessions, and In the evening there will be a ball given by the Sons of Veterans and a reception by the ladies of the G. A. U. Thursday will be devoted to business and excursions to Haskell institute, the United States Indian industrial school located here, the burial ground of the Quan trell raid victims, and other places of Interest about the city. In the evening there will b an installation of the newly elected officers of the organize tions, closing the business of the en carnpment It Is expected that there ill be a large attendance at the en carnpment from Kansas and other near-by states. BATTLE r'lELDH COMMISSION. Hen Named to Locate Kansas Soldiers at Chlckamauga and Chattanooga. Topkka, Kan., Feb. 2a Gov. Morrill this afternoon appointed Lieut. -CoL J, L. Abernathy, of Leavenworth county; Adjt. S. It. Washer, of Atchison county; I'nvatp O. M. Johnson, of jSemahacoun ty; Private F. H. Starns, of Brown coun ty, and Capt. Leonard Aker, of Seward county, to be the commission to locate positions occupied by the Eighth Kan sas regiment on the battlctiuUs of Chickainanga and Chattanooga. All were members of the Eighth Kansas except Akers, who belonged to- the One Hundredth Indiana. All partici pated 111 the two battles. Daughters of the Revolution Meet. Wasuixotox, Feb. 20. The fourth continental congress of the National Society of the Daughters of the Amer ican Revolution opened yesterday in the audience room of the church of Our Father. The attendance of dele gates vfas the largest in the history of the society, there being fully 300 repre sentatives of local chapters. In the absence of the president-general, Mrs. Stevenson, wife of the vice president, Mrs. Mary L. Lock wood, of Washing ton, prfesided. unseat anace and Other Cmnee cuaimit Oatraxee Many Soldiers I'.lown I'p. Hoxo Koxu, Feb. 20. Tho British cruiser Mercury was called to tho Island of Formosa Monday, to check tho no torious robbers known as Black Flags, who were com.nittiag outrages. The disturbances on the bland are increas ing, and have become so bad that the merchants arc alarmed and arc leaving. An explosion in tho magazine of the fort of Takao, a treaty port on the southwestern coast of the island, killed ,000 Chinese soldiers attached to the fort and injured many others. A squad ron of Japanese war ship Is patrolling the Ulaai. THE PACIFIC. DEBT. Another Proposition Mada to Railroad Representatives. the CLEVELAND TO GO HUNTING. Secretary Carlisle' Also Intends to Leave Washington for Rest Prohibiting1 the Liquor Traffic The ItlgUt of Franchise. Washington, Fob. 00. Several mem bers of the houso pacific railroad com mittee gave a hearing yesterday to the representatives of tho Union apd Cen tral Taciflc roads,- concerning the proposlti6n , that the government ac cept the principal of its debts in full payment of its claims upon the roads. In the courso of the discussion Mr. Mora wot s declared that thf Union Pa ci tip must be reorganized'; that its con tinuance under present conditions was impossible.; Chairman' Reilly proposed to tho representatives of the companies a new plan for the settlement of their debts which 13 practically a variation of the Reilly bill. lie proposed that instead of raising tho first mortgage debts and extending the government's debt the companies should pay tho principal of the government debt into the treasury, and that the interest on the government debt should be extend ed, and the first raortgngo debt should bo extended under the terms of the Reilly bill, to bo paid in installments through n period of fifty years, with interest at 3 per cent. This change could bo made without financial com plication, because tho amount of the first mortgage and government mort gage (the principals) are tho saiuo ?:i:i,0()0,000. The apparent ability and willingness of the companies to rnisc tho principal of the government debt suggested the feasibility of the change. By this plan about S20,0()0,000, in round numbers, would bo paid into tho treas ury, tho balance of tho principal being covered by the sinking fund, which amounts to about SH,0'JO,000. The representatives of the Union and Central Pacific took the suggestion un der consideration, and will give their views on it in a few days. . both to take a rest. Washington, Feb. 20. Both the president and Secretary Carlisle in tend leaving Washington for a'rest al most Immediately on the adjournment of congress. The president will proba bly go to North Carolina on a duck hunting trip. He will likely take a party of friends with him, and will bo gone probably a week or ten days. Secretary Carlisle has not yet fully ma tured his plans, but it is expected that he will be absent at least three weeks or a month. The secretary did not take any vacation last summer, and his close attention has left him in Imperative need of rest. PnoiHBITINO THE I.lljlOK traffic Washington, Feb. 20. Represents tive lllalr, of New Hampshire, yester day introduced a resolution in the house proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States pro hibitlng the liquor traffic in the United States. The resolution is introduced by "request of the general officers of the World's and National W. C T. U.," and as the legal expression of the polyglot petition just presented to the president tug right or franchise. Washington, Feb. 2a Represcnta- tlve W. A. Stone, of Pennsylvania, yes, terd ay proposed a constitu tional amend' ment prohibiting the states from grant ing the right of franchise to any person not a citizen of the United States. Khedive Marries Ills Slave. Cairo, Feb. 20. The khedive signed a marriage contract with his favorite slave yesterday in the presence of the Egyptian ministers. Tills act consti tutes a marringo to tho slave and there be no public ceremony. T';:r.riiiu hkkvitiih. A. Fellows, a druggist of lliaUvillo. Kan., died very suddenly.of heart fail urd at Fort Scott. II. Clay l"ark, for many years editor of the Atchison (Kan.) Patriot, ha. resigned his position. Senator Jones failed to secure a vote on his silver bill before that body ad ourned on Tuesday night Fire destroyed the mercantile estab lishment of Abe Cunningham, at Coun cil Grove, Kan., causing a loss of 8,000. Secretary Carlisle, in reply to a sen ate resolution of inquiry, says there is now no necessity for legislation author izing the issue of bonds. Tho narrowness of the liberal ma ority in the British house of commons is said to forestall a political crisis in Great Britain in the near future. Tho committee of ladies from the National W. C T. U. presented thr monster polyglot temperance petition to President Cleveland on the 19th. The senate passed a bill to reimburse Postmaster Hart, of Sedalla, Ma, for United States money lost through fail ure of the national bank at Sod alia. Samuel Cowles, aged 77 years, was murdered in Marion county, Ark., by his wife, aged 73 years, who used a harrow tooth to accomplish the deed. It is rumored in Texas railway ircles hero that the Rock Island will shortly begin work on an extension of It line west from LlbcraL Kan.. hroujh northwest Texas to tba coal I fields of 1 Paso. KANSAS IKGISI.AIL'i:U. Petitions for and Agalnfit Prohibition-. Conference Committee on the Appellate Court Hill. Toi'EKA, Kan., Feb. 20. The senate passed Senator Jumper's bill reducing railroad passenger rates from 3 to 3 cents a mile, and prohibiting tho issu ance of passes to public officials. The vote was 22 to 10. .The test book bills were knocked out in committee of ths whole. A concurrent resolution by Senator Leedy calling upon the governor and the attorney-general for the enforce ment of the anti-trust law wasadopted. Tho resolution recites that no prosecu tion has ever been made under the law, although Its provisions have been often violated. Senator Brown introduced a joint resolution to submit to tho people a proposition to amend the constitution so as to prohibit the use of railroad passes by public officials. , The senate, in committee of the whole, made a favorable report on Senator Varkur'8 bill providing "that whenever a tax deed shall have been issued more than five years on any lands and the holder thereof shall not bo in possession thereof, and shall not have bpgun an action for tho posses sion of such 'land, or having begun such action shall have failed therein, tho owner of sucli land, if he bo in pos session, may maintain an action to quiet the title thereto against the holder of such tax deed, and may have the tax deed cancelled." A bill was adopted, after considera ble amendment, which appropriates $10,000 for irrigation experiments in western Kansas. Experiments are to be made under supervision of a board composed of the chancellor of tho state university, the president' of tho agri cultural college, the secretary of tho state board of agriculture and one member to be appointed by the gov ernor and one by the senate, who are to receive actual expenses incurred. The bill fixing telegraph tolls was also passed. If the house agrees to tills measure telegraph companies may charge but 13 cunts for each ten words for a distaneo of 200 miles and J cant for each additional word, For any dis tance over 200 miles the rato is fixed at 20 cents for each ten words. For news papor dispatches the rate for day mes sages is fixed at , cent per word and for night messages l-ll cent. The senate tabled tho house resolu tion for a joint assessment and taxa tion committee. HOUSE PROCEEDINGS. Mr. Veale, of Shawnee county, pre sented a petition to the houso signed by 32.124 voter of the MtnV prafinif for the resubmission of the proiiioiliou question to a vote of tho people. Fol lowing the presentation of this peti tion Speaker Lobdull laid before the houso a remonstrance against resub mission signed by 23,000 voters. The house recelvod a message from the senate announcing that that body had refused to concur in the house amendments to the Dillard appellate court bill. The house voted to be equally stubborn and tho speaker wa directed to appoint a conference com mittee. The house by resolution set the rail- road fight for .4 o'clock Monday after noon, when the bills giving increased powers to the state board of railroad commissioners will be the special or der. Mr. Coi'e special findings bill, which was defeated yesterday and left hang lng in uncertainty on a motion to re consider, was given a new lease of life this afternoon, tho house voting to re commit it to the coinmltteo of the whole. ' AX AID FRAIj'O PUNISHED. Peoplo of Platto County, Mo., Whlpu Mam Who Imposed on Tliem. Lirerty, Mo., Feb. 20. The neonle of Platte county have been badly im posed ou by two men who came from McCook, Neb., soliciting aid for tha sufferers. They secured money and two car loads of supplies, pocketed the- money and also appropriated the food and other articles received. One of tho men, Peter McDonald. came back to Platte county a few days ago, not knowing that his fraud had been discovered. A "committee" promptly waited on him and he was taken out, and after first being "strung up" a few times, was whipped by the men, who formed a circle around him. no was then escorted to a railway sta tion and told to take the first train for other parts. He did. The Kansas Quarantine Line. Topkka. Kan., Feb. 2a The gov ernor and the members of the sanitary commission yesterday agreed on a new line of cattle quarantine. The lin differs somewhat from that made by the national government The stato line places Cherokee county, Kan., in the "safe" district It also include Greer count)', Ok., and excludes five counties of Arkansas. No Reprieves Without Just Cause. Dk.nvkr, Col., FeU 2a Gov. Mcln- tyre has positively announced that he will Issue no reprieves for condemned murderers unless good reason for so doing is shown, and fourhangings wi'.l. take place in the state prison at Canon City next month. One of the men Is Thomas Jordan, who. was repeatedly reorieved bv Gov. Waite. 1 TVwWv.of Missouri.introuuceu u hill in the house to pension T. Brewer, Thlrty-tlrst regiment, Missouri. .