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hi, "All governments derive their Just powersfrom the consent of the governed." "All men are created free and Equal." rilK OFFICIAL ORGAN OF TIIE PEOPLE'S PARTY OF RENO COUNTY. VOL. 11. HUTCHINSON, RENO COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, ITHKUARY 21, 1901. NO. 21. TOT(CtfflAZETTE ! J'.," t I' t "HENOLISH, DQNCHER KNOW?" Tub Anlhony Bulletin last week k'iwe tt little hUtory of a now extinct Kntflish colony foimerly located nenr there and called Kunnymcde which brings up re collection! of other similar colonies established in Kansas about the lame time by the same sort of people, con- . ducted on much the same plan, and al ways with about the same result. Af ter some preliminaries about the estab lishing of the ranch the btory runs: Ned Turnlcy conceived the Idea of starting a sort of kindergarten on the ranch for Englishmen, and took n trip across the waicr. In a few months he returned, bringing wtih him a dozen of the younger and wilder sons of York shire and Devonshire gentlemen; also a sprltf or two of the jrentility of Ireland and Scotland, With each he received $500, the proposition being that for that sum as tuition, and an additional sum for board and washing, he would teach them to be American farmers and ranch men. The fame of KuiiDyniede soon spread through th Iiriti&h isles and scores of the young men of her majesty's em pire came to Harper county and joined the colony. A townslte was laid out and lots sold like hot cakes in London, Man chester and Edinburg. A line hotel was built with all modern appointments. A beautiful Prodestant church was erected and was named in honor of St. Patrick the only Protestant church in Amer ica so named. Golf clubs.crickut teams and foot ball elevens were organized. A great many of the students brought hounds from England with them, and a master of the "ounds" was elected. The fixed duties or labors at this rural university was limited to the milking of one cow, and as there were about eighty students to milk that one cow, a great deal of time was put In at horse racing, cock-fighting, rabbit chasing and other sports and pastimes peculiar to English men, As a diversion, they would im- : port a few lusty prize-fighters for a week or two at a time, at the end of which there would not be a man left capable of even milking the cow. The younger son of Sir Charles Palmer, whose firm built most the Spanish navy, was a stud ent at Runnymede, and one night after getting beautifully licked by Paddy Shea in a friendly bout, he took a $250 watch from his pocket and gave it as a present to the man who knocked him out. This same "Lai" Palmer is now an officer of distinction in the English army serving in South Africa, as are also half a dozen of the other students of Run nymede. One summer this aggregation of high rollers from Runnymede brought their ponies down to Anthony to give an ex hibition game of polo at our Fourth of July celebration. It was advertised ex tensively, and large crowds came to see . the Englishmen play polo. They were the whole show, and it pleased there vanity so much that they came to the conclusion they could run Anthony as well as Runnymede. In the evening about a dozen of them went into an An thony resort operated by Clay King, an old-time ranger who never allowed his six-shooter to be off duty, and when they attempted to throw King out, he took his shooter and beat two or three uf them insensible, and drove the rest of them out of town. Anthony never en joyed the patronage of the English col ony after that; they did most of, their trading at Harper, where they generally did as they pleased. - Early in the nineties an anti-foreign sentiment began to manifest itself in the Kansas legislature, seriously affect ing aliens, and Runnymede, began to wane. About this time the death of Colonel Turnlcy made Ned heir to the Irish estates and his departure was the practical end of the colony. Several years ago the original purchase by Mr Turnley was divided into farms and sold but the townsite of Runnymede did not cease entirely to exist until it was sold to a Caldwell man a week or two ago." , This is a very good and true picture of things gloriously English you know. That is as represented by the "higher'' classes. Churches and cock fights, "hanthems" and prize fights are delight fully mixed. But with anything like work they won't mix a bit, Is it any wonder one boej can lick ten of them in South Africa? And pray can anybody give just one foolish reason even why so many American idiots in the army, in Stale ci' ' - .in society should strive to emulate them? Very low !1.icn t'ntllornln. Tho Huiita will noil nne wny "omiUimus lONfiigo" ttckuts to common points In Call for iii't M rata of ?.M Tickets on Kilo Tuosilii)' only Vchruuiy U'tn to April .'Wtli. For piirtlcnlarH, call on or odd ions C, A, Walker, Agt. S.intu Fo Hutchinson Disjointed Just at the present lime the rum de mon in Hutchinson it pietty badly din jointed. The temperance people, though they have been sleeping are now very much a wake, and of this fact few who have been in the habit of getting their supply of hot stuff on Saturdays, will not give testimony. They found last Satur day that Hutchinson was a dry town. Some days ago Judge Whitelaw who has been retained by the Law and Order League a s their attorney, made the round of the joints and gave them no tice that he would give them till the 20th of this month in which to gi't their s'uff out of town. If by the epd of that time they were found here doing business, the fur would begin to fly. So about Th ursday the joints began to pull up sakes. On Saturday night the drug gists ull handed in their permits to sel intoxicating liquors and asked the pro bate judge to conccl them. It is under stood that the Law and Order League had issued this request, So at the pres ent writing the man who wants liquor is mighty apt to have to get it from Mis souri. On Sunday afternoon the big mass meeting which win advertised last week to be held' at the M. E. church was ap parently a large as its promotors could have wished. In fact it was about large enough for two meetings. The large church was crowded to its utmost capa city and large numbers were turned away. It is very evident that Hutchin son has caught the contagion that has spread so rapidly over the State. The meeting was called to order by Judge Fontron, president of the Law and Order League who stated something of the purposes of the meeting. Prayer was of fered by Rev. Reltzel and the congre gation sang the national hymn. Judge Martin was introduced as the perman ent chairman of the meeting and made a short speech. He as did all the others speakers eulogized Mrs. Nation. Among other things he said that it was only in relation to liquor prosecutions that he had ever heard county attorneys make the claim that it w as not their duty to go out and secure evidence, and they could only take evidence and begin cases as it was brought to them. Judge Whitelaw was the next speaker and he spoke briefly regarding his work as at torney to close the joints. He told of his interviews with the jointists and among other things said that one of them said he had just got in ten barrels of beer to sell upon a contract he had made to turn certain payments into the city treasury. Now he said what shall I do? The judge advised him to go to the city officials, call off the agreement and ship his stuff out of the country be fore the 20th. In another place the judge made a very sweet little inuendo which must have sounded lovely to those good republican prohibitionists who voted for his opponent. However he probably had no such thought in his mind at the time. He said that he had interviewed the county attorney, Mr. Carr Taylor, concerning these prosecu tions and was informed that he was heartily in sympathy with the move ment and would do nothing to interfere with the success of it in any manner. The judge said he had been employed by the league for three months and he intended to sec that no liquor should be sold while he was employed to prose cute, y Judge Whitelaw was followed by At torney Allen of Harvey county, who was one of the attorneys that defended Mrs. Nation at Wichita. He was also county attorney for some time, and he gave some of his experience in this work. His zeal as expressed by his speech is certainly sufficient for all purposes. He is not a man of. prepossessing appear ance nor manner of speech. Yet he made many good hits and Ireqticntly drew (ire from his audience. However, that was not a dillicult thing to do with that audience on that subject. Rev. Hodson followed and finally Rev. Ir win. These reverend gentlemen were rather more conservative in their re marks than the lawyers. Two or three times during the meeting reference was made to the example of Jesus of Naza reth in scourging the money changers out of the temple, thereby "taking the law into his own hands." This was given in apparent justification of the methods of Mrs. Nation. At' the close, a committee presented the following resolutions, which seem to have somewhat the sound of the hatchet: The order-loving citizens of Hutchin son in mass meeting assembled, Febru ary 17th, 1901, unite in making the fol lowing declaration : 'Whkkiias, We have by the persist ent acts of law breakers and the per sistent non-action of those whose sworn duty it is to enforce the law, had our previous resolutions disregarded and our efforts for the suppression of vice ignored and ourselves imposed upon and insulted, therefore, "We now give notice that, knowing our rights we dare maintain them, and that the days of petition and supplica tion have gone by and we now demand our rights and will have them, and we now cease endeavoring to 'persuade, we command you to stop your iniquitous business by ia;oo February 20, 1901, and we hereby notify you we must have un questionable evidence absolutely satis factory to the committee of this league that all your illicit goods and fixtures shall he removed from the buildings where your unlawful business has been conducted and upon the strict and lit' eral observance of this demand we shall insist, and if it shall be disregarded we shall take whatever means aro nec essary for its enforcement, "The jointists and the men who rent property to jointists and the men who have violated their oaths in tolerating crime, these arc the disturbers of the peace and not the affronted and wronged public which as sovereign, has both the right and duty to see that its will and judgment shall be respected. , "And to the officers whose duty it is to enforce the law, we now say we will expect results. If you have Imagined that public sentiment would not uphold you in the performance of your duty you have mistaken the temper of the people. We will support you in every effort to suppress joints, boot-legging and illicit sales in drug stores. There is ample and notorious evidence that the law is being persistently violated. It is your duty to gather evidence and pre sent it to the courts, and if you say you cannot do this, then in the interest of law and order and common decency, we demand that you resign and let some one in who can do it. "You have back of you a strong pub ljc sentiment, the laws of the great State of Kansas, and a further failure on your part to do your duty will be to us prima facia evidence of either incom petency or complicity with law-breakers and you will be held to share their guilt. ' "Kksoi.vem further, That we heartily endorse what Is known as the Hurrell nuisance bill recently passed by the Stete senate, and we hereby instruct and demand that our Reno county repre sentatives vote for the passage of said bill when it shall reach the house." An amendment was offered to request our senator and representatives to vote against the resubmission resolution. For a Fair, It seems to be shown that the profits of the park association for the period of time it was operated last year were all that could be wished by any plutocrat of Wall Street. It further develops that the impression made upon the horsemen who patronized the race meet was excel lent. It is said that there are two things that usually bring failure to all fair and kindred association. The first is the failure of the associations in so many instances to pay the full premium that is offered on the exhibits, and the second is the disposition of so many of the man agers to make the treasury of the as sociation a sort of grab bag into which any of them may thrust their hands at will. ISy avoiding bath of these dan gers it is hoped to hold a fair next fall tlmt will make such a record as will re commend and assure success to those that will follow. The horsemen tnat were here last fall will be back again next fall. In fact some of them arc now availing themselves of the oppor tunity granted them by the association to train their horses there free of charge. If the fair next fall is as great a success as it is hoped to be, an effort may then be made to arrange for a State fair the next season or thereafter, Already stockmen are' becoming in terested. The Hereford breeders have offered that if the association will put up premiums to them to the amount of 500.00 they will add an equal amount to it to attract the breeders all over the country, and then will hold a big sale of their stock. This is a fine inducement, for these cattle sales by fine breeders become big things and attract people from everywhere. 11 . . Another War In Darktown, There was trouble among the colored population of the south end of town again last Thursday night. Next morn ing there was a report that Dum Hatch, a younger brother of Parker, was killed. Later the report was reduced to "shot but not killed." Later still the story got to a 'ale of the usual sort of bom bardment in which everybody is scared and nobody killed. The trouble was be tween Hum Hatch and "Wichita Doolan" who both wished to bask In the smiles of the same dusky damsel 'Tinkey LHmn who a y.w or two c.v.::td. consternation among the reformatory of ficers ly getting herself sentenced to In carceration there when there was no ward for women provided, The matter of the actual shooting that was dona seems to be shrouded in as much darkness is the pates of the parti cipants, Somebody fired several shots and It is claimed by some that it was the man who owned the house. Hum Hatch and the negro from Wichita went severally before the county attorney to accuse tne otner, nut nil evidence wus so vague that no case watt brought That night it seems that the Hatch boys went hunting Doolan and an officer hunted them all. Hut Doolan had de parted for his former place of residence' both the Hatch boys and their mother were arrested on the charges of disturb ing the peace and shooting inside the city limits. The old lady paid out. Parker proved himself Innocent, and Hum was sent to the rock pile. SCHOoLNOTES. Mr. Eugene Maxey teachei in District ill has resigned his position and will move to Oklahoma. All pupils desiring to enter the essay and declamation contest must be ready by March 15th, Prof. Kahli'r of the Arlington schools sent Supt. Dayhoff some samples of drawing done by Maud Purdy, Elbe' O'Daniel and Harry Eikleberry. The drawing is from memory, the superin tendent pronounces it splendid. Miss Carrie ISixler will finish the term of school in District tit made vacant by the resignation of Eugene Maxey. W. E. Sharp teacher in District 93 closes his school this week, Mr. Sharp hat made a success of his school, The Southeastern teacher's association met at Haven last Saturday night. The house was crowded, Supt. Dayhoff Editor Altswager and Mr. Chas, Horn- baker were present. The South Central teachers associa tion will meet at Pretty Prairie next Saturday night. Everybody is invited. There will be an educational meeting at Castlcton next Friday night, A good program Is prepared and every teacher should be present. The Central meets at Arlington next Saturday night. Prof. Kabler has pre pared a good program and every teacher of this section is preparing to attend. It will open at 7130 p, m. A great many pupils in Reno county are working hard for the scholarships offered by the N, N. C. Pupils hold ing common school diplomas are not prohibited from participating in this contest. Miss Sarah Frazey bought a fine dic tionary for her school with the proceeds of a box suppef. Miss Mabel Jones has just added ty.oo worth of books to her library in District 70. This speaks well for Miss Jones. Who will be next. Supt. Dayhoff sent a statement to a person who had owed him an account for eighteen months and received a docu mcnt in return that would make ones hair turn gray. The account was only twenty-live cents and this statement was the first, and judging from the tenos of the first reply, lie concluded to cancel the debt to avoid further disaster. It is strange some people get insulted over a plain statement of fact. The county superintendent has issued the following circular to school officers which they will do well to head. "Dear friend you arc again warned not to trans act any business except in a legal board meeting. Don't sign any papers except as directed by said meeting. A Primary Language Series Is being sold all over the county by agents who are taking advantage of your loose way of doing business. Paper signed in this way is not binding as against the dis trict, unless afterwards ratified by a legal meeting of the district board. School officers who thus do business will be come personally liable. The Language Series is a good thing and has been regularly adopted by the State at $30, but. remember you arc not compelled to buy these charts. The State does not force you to buy these supplies, but buy them if you need them, Please bear this in mind." Public Sale. On Monday February 25, commencing at 10:00 sharp I will sell at my place one and one half miles cast and one and one half miles north of Hutchinson on what. is known as the Ken Ringle ranch eleven head of horses, including four teams of heavy work horses weighing from 2500 lbs to 2800 lbs. Also one span five old marcs., and one fine carriage horse. Six head of coming three year old steers ami a large quantity of good farm ma chinery wagons, carriages, black smiths outfit and etc. Usual terms of sale. D. F. Mn.UF.it, Auctioneer. W,H, jfiuri-, Fr'day I always a mxiolul day ut This week wo muko two special days Friday and. Saturday, Wc place on salo Remnants of all Kinds, t prices far Ixilow our urn.nl very low prices Wo call especial nitontiuu to Remnants of Wool Dress Goods, In tntiny f. luces yoti will find the prices ut Just half the regular piece price. lengths from 1 to 8 yards. ' Many good tuMil luinthu. To Illustrate: Light colored pattern lengths, 62 yds, were $12.50; fine silk and wool nov-Cfc7 AO elty, Friday - Skirt and Suit lengths of 75c goods, in remnant, $ 1 4.00 green and black, Silk and Wool Nov elty dress pattern, 7 yards (bo ITK lengths for - - - qPU.lt) 5j. yds. in Serge, price 75c yard : (jrj in remnants of 5a yards for wO,JJ P. MARTIN DRY GOODS CO. OHLT ONIi miCB CASH HOVStt IN Hutchinson, J - . - - Ivans. tST Freight paid on ull $5.00 mull orders within 100 Miles. Hang It Up : Wall Paper. Or let me do It for you -I g my wan paper to lit. every time, it llts not only tie wall g but the room. I do not put dining room pupir on your sit- p. ting room. And It lit a your pockut book. You are Invited to come and InHDtet. whether you buv or 3 not but It is netting time to buy. Spring Ih nearly here. W. G. HAINES. opposite I'ostoflice. Paints and Wall Paper. g 0). ;.v S P f l ' i jpfadwiilMtoia MiL.iLlSiliLdilllUy i li'aiafteili'.t' iirirl'ft''ii' V'V j! This Kind Doesn't know the tliffpraiinn between od lumber iind poor lumber. Any old stulV would suit him. Itut our stock wiisn't boutjlit for siiclt IVIIowti us him. It. whs bought lot the most particular men in the community. 11' you Imppei; to be one of those particular cluip, iind wmiUome extra nice lumber, here's the place to get it. J'rices? Low an you can tfet unywbere. WIIITK'S I.UMHKk YARD, Hutchinson, Kansas. I'rr.liteiilliW Iitnumiritl ffrciiumloft, On ui'cotiii! uliovc, Hit' Mlthuurl I'uolilc will aril ticket lliitrlilujon to Wu.'liliiKinii, I). C, mid ruturn ut rutu uf $'.O.ni), Tickets ou Bale February i March 1st uU '.'nil, good to Kturu to and Incluillng Murch mil P. J. .ehiliticli, "Martin's" , , . , $2.00 at 4 yds mo In the bimlnesn. I guarantee of a Man v8 v 'r'Hlirt nllnl Iiiniitfii til Orf nuinlK. Tot Hie nliimi (K'Mloii the n'eut Itnek I'Iiimi! route will kcII lleliets In Waehl nylon D. C. for one fun plan $J.CU for the round trip, ticket mi tale Fell '."nil, Murch Ut nutl Slid Rood lor M urn to mid Incliijiiijt Knfeh sllh ll01 for purl leu- .1 V