THE OFFICIAL .ORGAN OF THE PEOPLE'S ARTY AND FARMERS' ALLIANCE OF RENO COUNTY.
HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, THURSDAY NOON, MAY 23, 1895
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AT $2.00 PAIR,
Ladies Fine Shoes,-John
T. Can'ino make, Opera and Com
mon Pense Styles, 13.95 and $4 95
Now $2.00 pair.
AT $3.00 PAIR.
4l Cents Fine Shoes Kanga
roo Cordovan and Patent Leather,
Lace and Congress, regular price
Now $3.00 Pair.
AT 35c EACH.
Men's Balbraggan Un
derwearVests and Drawers to
match Satin Faced, Silk Sewed, worth
Cue all sizes.
Now 35c garment.
In Respect to Advance in Shoes
it is a fact bides this lime last
flmv m-A ii-r.i-tli 11 n uii.l 1.i.
Martin & Co. hvo IJhiim. In f.iof-
than any time iu the putt seven
K& mm a pa1-
The only First Class Dry Goods and Millinery House in,
This Week were G-o-ing
Men's block lints worth 73 to $1.00
At only 50c. h
Boys hats (good one) worth Wc
At only 25c.
en' heavy Overall!, worth 73 to 80c
At only 50c.
Hen s Rock ford Box worth 10c
At only 5c.
No rise in the price i
' of our
always lower and
lower in price. j
Cor. Main ami i-irst,
a- I It
AT 7 1 -2c YARD.
Renfrew Lace Stripped
GinghamS-in an elegant line
of neat patterns, The 13 l-zc qual
ity. Now 7 l-2c yard.
AT 20c YARD.
Swivel Wash Silks-
Cream, Canary, Nile, Lace, Pink, Sky
tn neat patterns, usually sold for,
Now 20c yard
AT 5c YARD.
Scotch Lawns (50 pieces)
White grounds, with neat pattern
strii'.es, dots and ' figures, worth
Now 5c yard.
veur were s Kin;: nt ia Rml 4?.j'o. Truliix
" n il.r4 nil over tbecmintrv me Bulls P.
their prices on t-hjes to-duy are lowei
Kow tho thrifty house Ifo,
Take her brush and broom,
and with foathet diuter,
Du"ts and clean ouch room;
Finishes out the. cobweba.
S wet us the carpets too,
Keeps the entire household
In a conit int stew;
Sends the older children
To our grocery .tore,
lire up her laundry soap,
bends them at or more.
Ifo end to the advantages yon have by trad
ins at oar store Uo.d roods low prices small
pre, (lis No end to our opportunities of orovld
liifr. you gtnuiue bargains. We are still sell
ing: 1 bars T.enox Soap
7 bars White Kusalan Soap
7 bars t'lHlrette Soap S-to
7 bars Kirk's Home Mads Soap - SI
Tb&r Pearl Sono a
7 pkaa 1778 Washington Powder
7 pkci Pylcs Pearlloe '
4 boxes Erttfle I.yo , o
4 boxes Champion Lye
4 lb Package Gold Dust
4 bars Sopollo
4 lbs 8;.l 1-cxla
Scrubbing Brushes and White Wash
Brushes at Cut Prices.
IS pounds Granulated iunr for 11.00
34 pounds White Nvy Beans 1.00
A : A. Crushed Coffee, per pound so
MokaskaCoAVe pr.r packase JJ
Arbuckles Coffee, per pacnagc
Cream of Kanras. per lack IJ IjJ
Checkmate, per sack 1 0
Ross Patent, per Pick J
True Orlt, per sick 1
WE ARE ALSO SELLING:
xriilte l!n-e Cawillne, ict eallon lcc
National Llfcht oil. per gallon x
No end tn the people who eomo Into onr
store rtnj a'tur day t -roe our pets, the .Houu
taln Lions and no end to the way they grow.
Winne & Silsbee,
- CASH GROCERS.
No 23 South Mala street, Hutchinson
The Irrepressible Conflict Be-
The People And The Pluto.
A JACKSON NEEDED
To Lead the People, A Lead.
Democratic Paper Sounds the
The lines are forming for the con
flict next year. Every day we reau or
the great dailies of the northeast being
reorganized for the purpose of eduoatf-
ing (?) the people to the "sound
money." But down south in the state
Georgia is published one of the oldest
papers in the Union. It has hereto
fore b en a staunch democratic paper.
It is the Atlantic Constitution and
last week there appeared an article in
it that is well worth reproducing and
in these times when the priviledged
classes are getting in their work in
ouying up newspapers, it is Indeed
gratifying to find one paper that' lias
courage to speak its convietious. lleio
"History's reoeating itself ia the
most remarkable manner. When tho
jtopla were making an ellort to ria
lieiuselves ofUie Uuitt'd States bank
in institution which was using all its
-Lvat influence amainst their Interests
.ud in behalf of of the money power.of
wlricu it is the duet representative
ii campaign whs almost a duplicate
t thai on which we are now enter
Then, as now, the money power
mis active and enthusiastic. Then as
ii wr, the banking .interest worked
it on tlie fears of tne moi - timid busi
n s men aud so alurmed them tiut
i, i- held meetings aud poured thou
sands upon thousands of petitions into
cue tialis of congress. The commercial
dies, the botrds of trade and tne
chami ersof commerce passed strong
trill ions endorsing the bank and
demanding that it be let alone.
But even this was not all. A pow
if ii I lobby made the national capital
its headquarters and brought all its
influence to bear on the people's repre
i ntatlves. Delegations of ' tinau-t.-rg"
and prominent business men
swarmed around the white house, and
urn was their persistence that An
trw Jackson was compelled to drive
oat of bis presence.
We all know the r suit. The peeple
ad their way. CoBgress refused to
Htore the charter of the bank, and it
nd its branches went out of business.
he people, led by Andrew Jacrsim,
vere victorious. The wings of the
Honey power were clipped, and for
oore than a generation it was power
ess for evil except in a small way,
"We have now a repetition of that
ampaign. The money power, with
ut reason or excuse, has taken up the
atise of the Shylocks and it is moving
leaven and earth to make an imptess
on no public opinion. It is working on
ne fears of business men. It is try
gto create alarm iu the minds of
hose who are conservative in all
hings. It iB organizing a campaign;
t is preraripg to hold conventions, and
K is striving to make these conven
ions resDectable bv prevailing on re
putable business men to act as dele
'History is repeating itself in every
particular except one the people have
no Andrew Jackson to lead them. On
ie contrary, they are handicapped by
t he fact that the man whom 'hey chose
o stand for their interests has sur
rendered to the money power and has
umed his hih office. Dag ana oag-
age and Influence, over to the iby
locks for their use and employment.
'But the people need not dispair. A
eader will arise A man devoted to
their interests and capable, of leading
them to victory. And the Issue will
uo further, we have no doubt, that the
free coinage of silver. The national
banks, without any excuse, have taken
up the cause of Bhyloe.kism and are
trying to promote It. The attitude is
a challenge to every patriotic voter,
and it f a challenge that will be ac
cepted." Mexico Yiiatlin Ki'linme.
WashisotoM, May 32. Word roaches
here that Mexico is about to adopt a
tew plan for raisinirrevenuo )y taxing
all silver and pold uiiue iu which
American capitalists aro interested.
Finance Minister Umantoux first su-,'-pested
the plan to the budget commit
tee and tho latter accepted it aud pre
sented it to the chamber of deputies
The propcr.c.1 tax, it is estimated in tho
budget, will yicid gJ,i7.i,)0 ).
Hfty Pertout Horneil la Delth.
St. PHTKP.suuno, May 2J. Ia the
town o' ICobueden 503 houses have
been destroyed by fire and in the vil
lage of Eusliany 2-10 boa so havn been
burned. Dnriuff these couila?ratioas
tolul of fifty persons were killed and
very many moro were injured. Those
Bre naturally have eaniid ssvera diir
tresi ia the districts In which they
Uolt Disco, ud this 4.Uirc. UoeU na
Would-Be Settlers on the Kickapoo
Reservation Still Increasing.
NEGROES GREATLY EXCITED
Darkles Selling Everything and Starting
for the Line on Mulei and on Foot
- Iloraei and Fonlei Cringing
Oklahoma City, Ok., May 23. Set-
tlere are forming along the west bank
of the North Canadian river from
Sweeney's bridge, south for 3 miles
and the woods are full of camps. It is
estimated that at least 10,000 men will
make the run from that line, run 3
miles across the Kickapoo allotments
and meet runners from the south.
When the two bodies tret together
trouble is predicted. The men from
the south have a little the better of it
in distance, but have an nphlll run
through timber, while the others will
run further but straight away.
The streets of Oklahoma City resem
ble those of Arkansas City just prior
to the opening of the Cherokee strip.
Men on horseback and covered wagons
filed through town on their way to the
border of the Kickapoo country. Street
auctions of ponies are going on in half
a dozen places, horses that two days
apro were not worth $10 selling readily
for 8!i0. From the country around
Oklahoma at least 3,000 men will run
Tho Choctaw, Oklahoma Sc. Guthrio
Gulf railroad, which is building to and
through the Kickapoo country, has
finished its line as fur as Choctaw, a
few miles. west of the Kickaooo border
and will run several Bpecial truins
A number of Iowa Indians will make
the run for claims, claiming that as
they nro now citizens they have a
homestead ri-rht Others are selling
ull their ponies to boomers.
Tho main road from Guthrio to In
gram on tho north lino ia one contin
ual caravan of teams and horsemen
Tho excitement among the negroes is
prcat, and many nro selling everything
tijey have and starling for tho line on
mules, out norses or on loot.
All night long tho roads leadinjr to
the Kiekapoo country were crowded
with men on horseback going to the
Kiekapoo border. Tho crowd is much
larger than was anticipated here, it
being the fash ion to depreeato the open
ing,so many people being disappointed
because so much land has been taken
up by school sections. There will
hardly be an able-bodied man in tho
town by to-morrow morning. Tho
banks have given notice- that they Will
close for tlie day, and the report was
started that a raid by outlaws was
feared. It will be a great holiday
event and the town has to-day an air
of gayety. No one seems to be work
ing and the people stand about the
This morning a bus drawn by four
horses took out a townsite party. On
it was a big tent and wet and dry sup
plies and in it were the town project
ors and the men who will open tho
first hotel and restaurant A large
body of horsemen, over 100 strong,
started this morning. They went
through the streets four abreast with
Winchesters and canteens strapped to
their saddles. .
The railroad put cheap rates Into ef
fect yesterday and the trains at mid
night came in with people standing in
the aisles. Many of them were com
pelled to walk the streets all night as
every bed in town had been engaged.
Many hundreds came in this morning
from the south and west and will go
out on the train to Choctaw and walk
0 miles to the border. There is not a
horse In town for hire and very few for
sale at high figures.
KO INDIVIDUAL CUTS.
The TrMbyterlaa (inueral Awembly Bo
f os to Indonie the New Iilaa.
PifT8BUUOii, Ta., May 22. The Pres
byterian general assembly discussed
briefly the use of individual cups at
communion, and by a standing vote,
with very few in the negative, decided
not to make the change contemplated.
,'l'ho regulation of Young People's So
cieties of Christiau Endeavor was rele
gated to the sessions of the individual
Tho work of the board of relief for
disabled ministers was presented by
Dr. Jesse F. Forbes, of Naw York. The
receipts last year amounted toSl7(l,003,
and the expenses to 173,00), which had
been distributed to TS.' persons, of
whom 310 were ministers and 410 wid
ows of ministers.
TTnr In thn rcrk N.Uion.
St. Lons, May 22. A special to the
Post-Dispatch from Eufaula, I. T.t
says: The Creek nation U in a verita
ble f.lato of insurrection against the
tribal headi of government Armed
bands are moving on Okmulgee, the
capital, from different parts of tho na
tion. Twenty-five men left here and
were joined by 100 more from New
Yorker, an Indian town west of here.
Five other Indian towns are reported
to have sent forty men each.
A Ormln Elevator Horned.
Mexdota, lib. May 21 The grain
elevator at Maiden, owned by James
H. Dole A Co., of Chicago, was da
trovad by Art early ruaterdAf Bora-
lng: 'The loss, Including tne gram on
hand, which is ruined, is about $10,000.
A number of firemen had a close call
for their lives by reason of the explo
sion of an adjoining oil tank. One end
of the tank, weighing several hundred
tons, was blown into the air, landing
100 feet distant
Fatal Shooting at Fort Scott.
Fort Scott, Kan., May 23. Frank
Toles, of Pittsburg, was shot twice and
probably fatally wounded by John
Branch, of this city, on the street at 3
o'clock this morning. They were re
turning home from a dance nd, ao fr
as can be learned, there was no provo
cation for the shooting Branch sur
rendered to the polluo and will say
GBAND LODOH OFFICKKS.
Eanwa Knlghta of Pythias Hold Their An
HuTCHiNsojf. Kaa, May 21 - The
grand lodge of the Knlghta of Pythias,
in session here, elected the following
oflicers for the ensuing year: Grand
chancellor, H. Ia Alden, of Kansas
City; grand vice chancellor, II. M. Me
Gonigal, of Colby; grand- prelate, W.
A. S. Bird, of Topeka; grand keeper of
records and seal, Gus J. Neubert, of
Kansas City; grand master of ex
chequer, F. S. Larabee, of Stafford.
The report of Gus J. Noubert, G. K.
of R. and S., shows that the number of
active lodges in the state December 31,
1S01, was 210; for the corresponding
time year boforo, 240 lodges. ' There
were 1,031) initiated Into the order dur
ing the year, 221 were reinstated and
2")5 admitted by card, tho total bo
ing l.S.'iO. Tho aggregate amount
expended for relief for the
year was 812,019.89. Current ex
penses of lodges, 810.121.70. Tho as
sets of lodges December 31, 189-t, which
Includes cash on hand, value of real
estate and lodge paraphernalia, was
819,017.12. The report of ilauk S. Lara
bee, the grand master Of the exuheruur,
shows that there were SlS.'JS-Uu ex
pended for grand lodge purpose! dur- i
tniv ll, l-on,.
The Past Wook Hani on Croim-rora Crow,
lux Slnwiy Irrigated Irupj In (J no J Con
dition. ToricitA, Kan., May 23. Tho Kansas
weather crop bullotin for tho week
ended tho 20lh suys: In tho eastern
division corn is growing slowly; wheat
headed short, with no improvement in
condition; oats, grass and flax need
rain very much; fruit Is still holding
its own. Gardens and potatoes are
making some progrc-is. Frosts have
nipped corn aud vegetables in locali
ties even as far south ns Coffeyvllle.
In the middle division it has been a
hard week on crops, the conditions be
ing continuously unfavorable frosts,
dry weather and suddon changes in the
temperature, with much wind, doing
the work. Corn is still the best crop,
though cut-worms have damaged it
In the western division all irrigated
crops are in fine condition, but the tin
irrigated are growing poorly or retro
grading. Alfalfa is the best crop in
this division and tho first crop is now
being harvested in the southern coun
ties and is nearly ready for harvesting
in the northern.
The Bodlea of the Chambers Slitera Recov
ered from the Mlmourl River.
Orkoos, Mo., May 22. The bodies of
both the Chambers girls, drowned in
the Missouri river at Bartlett, Ia.,
some ten days ago, have been fouud.
The body of" Charlotte, aged 17, was
caught by Dan Ellishire, a fisherman,
in his fish not, two or three days ago,
and the body. of the 10-year-old girl
was caught about 30 miles south of
here. The girls were very mysteri
ously drownod, but their friends think
it was a case of suicide on the part of
tho older girl, and that she drew the
younger in with her purposely. Char
lotte's clothing was found securely
pinned together near the knees and
the sleeves of her dress were securely
pinned to her shoulders, indicating
either that she had thus secured them
herself to avoid involuntary escaping
death when she should make tho fatal
leap into tho water, or else that foul
play was had with her and that her
clothes were so pinned by some one to
deceive others and to conceal their
Kanaaa V. P. S. C. K.
Wichita. Kan., May 22. The eighth
annual convention of the Kansas
Christian Endeavor union will begin
here Thursday and the sessions will
continue up to and including Sunday.
It is confidently predicted by the local
entertainment committee that the con
vention will bring together the largest
body of people ever assembled in Kan
sas. Hundreds of delegates will arrive
on tho evening trains and by Thursday
night the hotels and boarding houses
will be taxed to the limit
Eanwi lrOBSl' Klert Ulttrrr.
Lkavkxwoutm, Kan., Mty 22. The
druggists wiio are atteuding the an
nual meeting of the state Pharma
ceutical usv)ciation elected ofliers this
morning as follows: President, J. V.
Hurst, of Kewton; vice presidents, V.
J. Evans, of lul l, and Ed C. Eritsche,
of Leavenworth; secretary, Mrs. M. O.
Minur, of Hiawatha; assistant secre
tary. Fred McDonald, of Topeka: treav
urer, iL W. .t-.'.or, ut lWry
librarian, Prof. L. A. Sajre, of Law
No. 24 North Main.
RAFF does as he advertises.
RAFF guarantees goods as renresented
r n.oi. ey vtii.i.j,.j.
RAFF seils first-duns goods as cheap
as others sell inferior goods.
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The Money Saver.
Raff is selling now, at a
Unbleached Linen Toweling,
Good Linen 'nish Toweling,
Very Finn CtIiiss Linen,
Bleached Linen iluek Towels, Lnrgo
" Fine Saffii Damask Tonels,
Good Towclf in Satin Dumwk or Linen
RAF F-i M n e y ver'
Mail Orders Solicited. Prompt atten
tion. Flrat-Claaa In All Its Appointments.
THE NEW ALBANY HOTEL,
Geo. E. Green, Prop. 1031 Fnloa Avoir.,,
Orwnltc Union lf not. CuMo mil Rleritrd Cm
m Ail .ou to !i osr'-t Jt the -KV.
For Fine Furniture At
Leads Them All.
lie buys by the car'oad, direct from
the factory, and pays fpot cash. He
gives his trade the benefit of Ibis, and
gells'.from 10 to 20 per cent, (hearer than
He has two lsrge roorrs picked full,
with a frejh stock of furniture. Csil
and Fee him and save money. Get prices,
whether you buy or not.
'o. S23 and 325 8nta Fe Blc.k,
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