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"THE ADVOCATE. The Great Arkansas to Eetnrn. " Editob Advocate: Thera haa been lauch epeculation for years past aa to the t&ect of taliirg the waters of the ., Gret Arkansas for irrigation pupoaaa. 1 I have alwsya considered that the effect ripen the middle valley region in south ern Kansas would be detrimental for a porioJ of years and then re-act from in diseolubly connected causes with greater force in favor of that region B?ain. I will introduce my argument by quot ing the seventh verse of the first chap ter of Eccleaiastes: "AU the rivers run into the eea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place frcm whence the rivers come thither they return again." Jnsthow the preacher became acquainted with such ecicntifio fact so early in history, I cannot answer except by quoting him gin, that "That which haa been will be again, and that thera is no new thing under the sun;'' and so conclude that we shall again have our river back with compound interest in water of course. The retention of so vast a body of water aa the Great Arkansas would flow in seven seasons of rise?, in mid-conti-cent, aa haa been done, is too great a displacement not to bring about equally great changes of a far-reaching char acter. The water passing out into the ditches and furrows haa soaked into the earth. Thera new underground veins have been formed. These percolate slowly forming new springs and evapor ating surfaces. The whole retained body of water seeks to return by the same general way to the sea but at a much slower speed. It is not only re tarded but it is greatly devoured by the thirsty air and earth. Yet the con stantly accumulating head from the sea each season re-enforces it and the ilow return ia kept moving back to the gulf. It must eventually reach there, not by a rise or flood, but by first saturating the sub-soil and then on increased volume rise to the surface each year, increasing in volume until the return of an annual flow is established instead of a monthly one. Meantime the thirsty air of western Kansas and Colorado absorbs a vast quantity of this water, thus forming clouds. The clcuda disturb the electric conditions of both earth and air. Pre cipitation is increased on the mountain sides; then extend the rain belt to the foot hills, from thence to the pliins. I believe thia ia already true as to tht change in Colorado. I realize that such changes in the old order would create air currents that would shift the water et the Arkansas away to the Bio Qrande or the Flattes, perhaps to the Paciflo slope. But re turn, or reoiprocal current, would bring water from other sources to the Arkan za. Upon such premises I conclude that the c Btopal of the old snow-flood river ia injurious only temporarily; that in the long run the river will return with ac cumulated volume, accompanied by greatly-Increased precipitation and change of climate along Ita whole val lay. In feet, I have so believed for sev eral years, each year of which time I have had my theories strengthened by the appearance of confirmatory phenom ena in this valley. Whilst the annual precipitation for the earth ii 33 inches, and lees than 6 in chea of that is contained in the air at one instant; it does not imply that this ia unchangeable. The normal condition ia itaolf subject to the imitations of in vironmsnt. Man has unwittingly drained away much of the water of countries hereto fore. He is just as capable of replacing it, even regulating the quantity in time, if he goes about it properly. W. E. Hutchinson. Wichita, Kaa. - A Remedy for Coxeyism. Editor- Advocate Permit me through our Advocatk to suggest to our government officials who are just now so exercised in their minds on ac count of the industrial, a very simple "way out" of our dilemma. What to do with the Coxeyltes, ehould cot be a very difficult problem for a student of our financial history. When greenbacks became too plentiful to Bait the money barona of our land, owing to (he par tiality of our citizen soldiery and loyal American farmers for these non-interest-bearing bonds, our government called said greenbacka to Washington, tried them by court-martial, found them guilty of aiding and abetting the plain people, and of strengthening and . pre serving the republio to the serious loss and damag9 of the money lords, and sen tenced them to death by cremation. Now, I would suggest to the gentle men who own thia government, that all the crimes proven against the green back can be aa easily proven against the industrials. Rekindle the fires in your greenback-destroying crematories, and into them fling the Coxeyites aa soon aa they sat a profane foot on thesaored grass of the capital city. Then you can say, aa did the Virginians when they son, and the first "retirer" of the green backs, would no doubt greatly enjoy passing sentence upon these fellows guilty of the atrocious crime of being too plentiful and too poor. As Patrick Henry once said, "Give me wealth or give mdeath 1" It ia sug gested that Patrick did not say wealth, but if he did'nt he ought to, and would have so said if he were to say it in these glorious times. Vive wealth! and may God have mercy on the souls of the poor. ' R. W. Drake. Anthony, Kan. . How About Chicago T Chicago ia known the world over aa a city of unusual push and energy; it haa many vast and gigantic business enter prises. Ita merchants have the reputa tion of being fully abreast of the times in all things pertaining to trada and commerce; broad and liberal in their views, and pushers in everything they undertake. It ia this push and energy displayed by her merchants that has made Chicago what it is to-day a won derful city. Thia success cannot be better illus trated than by calling the attention of our readers to one of her noted wool and produce commission houses, that of Summer?, Morrison & .Co., 174 South Water street. The energy and push displayed by this firm in their line of business ia truly wonderful, and haa as tonished older houses in the same trade. VM Jones, yV donf tXnov hox btcH it. I akipptd lb aifWM,M0qRI50n 4-CV Cicaqo. losrytar and aoT hiqheir P"U and mwwy rar boc.. wool poin wta .imiftAll.l fk.it uAu. Dm IA fh.fl. m BABY CARRIACESW Anywhere toanyn M HaoJiMle Prtom without !' '"fi nS onoenindTnee.WrTfr'ltlt- Huyfrom I factory. Save deal- I ttt.M Carriage Tee .. 1 en profits. Urr. 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UOXKEBYE TONIC CO., Kansas City, Uo. When writing advertisers mention Advocate hung old John Brown at Charleston: "See! how we punish traitors! This will end 'em, sure!" You will not be with out precedent. England, at whose shrine all good Americana humble them selves, burned the Maid of Orleans at the stake, and later blew Sepoys from the mouths of cannon. For farther beautiful examples of England's deal ings with superfluous humanity, you might consult the illustrious Kansas "statesman out of a job." There can be no trouble about con victing them. If there should be, send to Anthony for a prosecutor. In an ad dress to the old soldiers on Decoration day (we old fellows not having any brains of our own, always have to get a lawyer generally a candidate for judge or county attorney, to tell us where we are at) this bright and shining legal light enlightened ua to the extent that the "minority with boots on," aa he styled the Coxey army, were guilty of treason! And you know the penalty of treason ia death. Look out the defini tion of tramps aa given by Judge Kim ball, and see how very easily you can catch every mother's eon of the Coxey-itea. By the way, this same judge Ivory 0. Kimball, is juat the man to pronounce sentence upon theae poor folks. Ilia father kept a toll-gate on the Fort Wayne and Lima plank road at $3 a month, and his uncle taught the rural galoots how to sing at $2 per sing. Good people they were, but my! how poor! Ivory, a proUge of Hugh McCullooh, secretary of the treasury under John- The members of this firm know no such word ea fail, and are satisfied with noth ing short of reaching the top round in the ladder of success. The very large business which thia firm does ia divided into three great departments wool, pro duce of all kinds, hay and grain, with a competent head and manager for each. Their businces ia systematized so that no department interferes with the other but everything goea on with the regu larity of clock work. Shippers and pro ducers can do business direct with thia firm and have the confidence that they will be fairly and honorably dealt with and their interests be fully protected. They are, indeed, a representative wide awake commission house. DUEBER. SOLID SILVERS WARRANTED. Full rents sUe. made straafc and heavy, and guaranteed to wear a lifetime; morementa warranted $ years. Stem- wind ana sera-$et, Bal ance Jeweled top and Doitom, finely temper ed main ana nair prlnf, hard enam- cieauiai. aenans your address and we will ship this watch by eipress wittt written guarantee. and allow yon to fully eiamlne It, and If yon. are satisfied the watch Is well worth the money, pay the express agent I3.4S -ad express charges I 1 and It Is yours: J y otherwise yon 1 pay noinioi; uu the watch will be 7 returned at our ex .penje. 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J By virtue of an order of sale Issued out of the District Court, ln the above entitled case, to me directed and delivered, I will, on Mon day, the 9th day of July, 1894, at a sale to begin at 10 o'clock a. m. of said day, at the front door of the court house, ln the city of Topeka, In Shawnee county, state of Kansas, offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, the following de scribed real estate and appurtenances belong ing thereto, to-wit: Lot numbered 840, on Madison street, ln Ritchie's addition to the city of Topeka, ln Shawnee county, Kansas. Said real estate Is taken as the property of said defendants, and is appraised at the sum of 1800.00, and will be sold to satisfy said order of sale. The purchaser will be required to pay cash for said property at the time of sale. Given under my hand, at my office in the ity of Topeka, Shawnee county, Xansaa, thia 4th day of June, 1894. D. W. BrBPr.g,-- JJtC Root, SheriffT" Attorney for Plaintiff.