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LMJi?Iiswf-: w-jcrmiTwinm V iif rT . ra,ju. jBwigfggfSig "Nu2H '"'",'T vSf "SpaTS fz?ip9immmjm fsmaKSBXSSsss -J5jrja Hi i ' ' 5 1 ,t .4 t? lEicjiiia- n$k M. M. MURDOCK, Editor. irillTA.THUKSDAY. AUGUST 30, 1377. Cill for Kepullieia County Convention. The County Contention will be held at Esgle Ball, In Wichita, Saturday, October Mb, 1S77, at loMock j. in., and Uie prlmaiicsat tbc usual votlug places In the respective precincts onSatur daj. September 23tb, 1:177. Tli hou fixed by the Ceu'ral Committee arc from 3 to iu the country, anil from 2 to 0 la the v lt ol Wichita. ., Tbut-c who Jo not desire the success of tbe men ml nieurt of tbe llepublican party, are re quested not to participate In tbe primary elec tions of Ihe party. ' Tbe County Convention will nominate cnudi iateiforlhe following oaicei: , Sheriff. Keflfteroi' Deeds. Treasurer Comity Clerk. " euneyor. Coroner. Commissioners for the 1st, 2.1 ami 3.1 Districts. The County Convention will alio u).oint a ntv Connty Central Committee for the ensuing year. The townships will be represented by di legates M follows: Delano.... WisfciU . War?.. Mmneba .. Attic Crpmin .... lllinoi KecM .... ,1'ayne 7ree!ny Ohio Grant ..... . J-slem TAlt . .. . Lincoln ... 3 Ifockford. 3 Union 3 Kagle 2 Xinnescjh 2 Girtlen Plain.. . . 2 Afton . 2 Grand Kiicr 3 Morton 2 Viola. 2 fherman 2 Wlcblta, !' ward 3 ' 2.1 ward 3 " M wa'd 2 ' th ward JI. W. LEVY, Chairman. n. K. I.awhenc, Secretary. ' To thi Vettri of Shsrn&n Townsaip. T!ie Itrpublican primaries will be held on tbe prmlMU of A. lleckwith Esq, on Saturday, Sept. tb, 1877, between the lioura of and 6 o'clock l'.il. SI. IV. LEVY, Chairman. E. LAWRENCE. Sec. AN OLD STOET RESURRECTED. TI Silw Question. There is at least one man in the cast j who is not crazy on the gold question. ( Ed. For the Kagle. The County Fir. Eacilk: Yourself TilJea Was Counted In. Iu it round-about-way a supposed in terview has been reported with Jus tice Field who, it is said, don't nor won't deny that Bradley read an opin ion ponding the count, giving Florida to Tildon and Hendricks. At the timo the count wai progressing the same etory was afloat about the capitol building in Washington. The revival of the rumor and its incorporation in the telegraphic reports is cheeky, to jay the least. Neither Field or Brad ny are fools. Tea Great Stttccaan's Illnsii. Senator Morton still lies in a critical c-rrlitioa at his homo in Richmond, Indiana. The dispatches this (Wednos-'-,) morning speak hopefully; still, thu fact is apparent that there has been r-o material change for the better. His kih would be a misfortune to the country. The Awful War.: nch succeeding day's reports hut show the terrible savagery of Russia aud Turkey. Both sides arc daily coniinitting outrages of nameless atroc ity and brutality. The Turks are worse thau the Russians and the lat ter are not restrained in tho least in the work of murder. Tho latest re ports say that Germany threatens to put n stop to the terrible work by tak ing a hand against the Turk?. It Ger many goes into the war all Europe will become immediately involved, nnlchi England back? down. It is the venerable Thurlow Weed, tho ablest man we cvor had in (he Repub lican party. In a communication in the New York Tribune of thc22d lust, he argues the question at length. In regard to the law of '73 and the position of this eastern press, Mr. Weed ys : "The law of 1873 demon etising silrer wb (juietly but skillful ly worked through Congress. The purpose and effect were not uiidcr fttood by one out of fivo who voted lor it. Nor, until this discussion com menced, was the cxisteuco ot such ti law known to any considerable num ber of our citizens. It was passed imply to promote the interests of tins bondholders, usurers and speculators iu gold. Its effect has been to cripple industry and oppress labor. There seems to be in the mind's of the advo cates of the gold standard but one in terest entitled to public consideration. Everything mut yield to the bond holders. No matter what amount ol loss or suffeting reaches other inter cuts and other classes, the bondholder must be protected. Tho bondholders are not only-wards ol tho Government but enjoy the sympathy of the press. Every other department and branch of business may suffer. Labor may seek in vain for employment, but the bondholder mutt have his interest iu gold, which he immediately converts into greenbacks at a premium. Of the gold and silver standard this able and experienced man ha the fol lowing to say: Tho one standard advocates, until positions had been ventilated, carried everything by storm. I have careful ly examined their side of the question. The argument Is narrowed down to two points, viz: the Latin Govern ments insist that a double standard is inconvenient; and second, that Amer ica produces too much silrer. For these reasons Northern Europo re quires tho adoption of a gold standard In the dawn of civilization, and for many succeeding centuries, there was but a single standard, and that stand ard was silver. "Silver has been a standard," in the lauguagcof a distin guished statesman, "since the days of Abraham." It during the last thous and years a single standard had been deemed advisable,that standard would have been silver. Tho misfortui.es of our country were the harvest of European capitalists. and your readers havo a right to inquire what is being done for tho coining fair. Ev ery man, woman and child who ex pects to make Sedgwick county their future home, must, directly or indi rectly, have some interest in this in stitution. The minutes of our meet ing, which have been published from time to time, show iu part what the malingers are doing. W'c had hoped, ere this, to have been able to send to the home of every farmer and busi ness man iu the county a premium list, showing another important part of the work, and also enabling those who desire to lend a helping to see how they can best cooperate withu. That list, we are assured, will be ready for circulation during the coming week. In addition to the above I will say that my co-workers and Tfiyself have, within the hist six weeks, talked with hundreds of farmers on this subject, and with but two exceptions find ev erybody iu a favorable mood. Those two exceptions have some of the best stock iu the county and we hope they may vet conclude to add their mite to wards building tip a home institution, aud thus enable Kechi to take the pre mium tor the best display of live stock. W. II. Ranson. The Statue of Sumner. Thomas Ball, the sculptor, is at work iu Florence, Italy, upon the model of the proposed fclatuo of Charles Sumner, to bo erected in Bos ton. The model will bo shipped to tho United States th'u fall. Great preparations am being made in Philadelphia for tho reception cer emonies to tho Governor of tho Unit ed States, iu the Exhibition building, Centennial grounds, August 3d. The Star, the new St. Louis papor of tho workingmen, pays its type set ters only twenty cents per thousand cms, while the other papers pay forty cents. PRESIDENT HAYES' SPEECH TO THE CIT IZENS OF WOROESTER. Thz Pahty Have Returned to "Washwgtox. Three prisoners broke out of the Topeka jail last Saturday while some workmen who had been making re pairs were gone to dinner. Sawed (Iff. Colonel Bill Phillips, the Congress man from the northern district ot KMia, it appears from the papers, bad a lively setto with Sccretarj Sihtirtz the other dav, over an ap pointment in a laud office at Concor dir or Salina, wo believe. It appear' that the Secretary told Mr. Phillip' that, under the rules he had adopted for civil service, ho had determined to send out clerks from his department to fill the various offices. Any one that knows Phillips knows there would naturally follow a lively scone. Scotch and Tueton had it, but who came out ahead advices do not inti mate, further than Schurz was given to understand that he couldn't run uorthern Kansas. Time to Stop It. Colonel Tom Scott's "Texas & Pa cific Railroad" people have boen hold ing an annual meeting, and settled up on what they are going to ask Con gress for at the next session. They ask only for the 1,400 miles of main roadway from Fort Worth to San Diego. The form of the grant desired is $35,000 per mile in government bonds of fivo per cent., $5,000 per milo to remain in the treasury as a sinking fund and surety, besides which a first mortgage will be given on the road aud its 18,000,000 acres of land; the limit of the Government's liability to !-,500,000 a year, aud this so secured as to forbid any ultimate loss. Tho shamclcssuess of the job is made ap parent by the fact that on its present resources of lands received from the Government, this company built 110 miles of road during the past year, making 4S0 miles in all, which are now earning running ; expenses. At the same timo the Southern Pacific company of California iuiis regular rains between San Francisco and Fort Yuma, on the Arizona frontier, ind ha contracted for building 1C0 miles of track by the first of January. At the most, only COO or 00 miles will remain between the eastern and western sections ol the road. This .rap can be built without any subsidy besides the lands already granted. Unsafe Banlriiff. Tho Public raises a note of warning in regard to the New York city banks. It says they must havo at this time loans on stocks aud bonds exceeding in amount $GG,000,000 and probably $70,000,000, while other banks doubt le havo similar loans in their usual proportion. From $80,000,000 to $S5, 000.000, abeut tho entire reserve de posited in New York by banks from til parts of the country, must now be tied up in loans on stocks which no body but tho speculator will buy, and which may fall ten or twenty per cent. t.tiy day, possibly becoming absolutely untalcablc for tho time. At Clevelaud extensive preparations were made for the reception and visit of the Knights Templar. The grand procession took place Tues day, August 28th. Triumphal arches were erected in different parts of the city and handsomely decorotcd, and the programme, as published, for the procession, includes thirteen divi sions and seventeen bands of music. Many large buildings were rent ed entire, and fitted up by commande rics from distant cities for the accom modation of themselves and friends. John Morrisscy, the bruiser, gam bler aud Democratic politician of New York City, wants to join the "Work ingmen's party." The Truth "Will Out. A Portland, Oregon, dispatch says that W. B. Higby, who is under in dictment for subornation of perjury, and iu jail in default of bonds, has just made tho following affidavit in regard to the Government investiga tion: I, W. B. Higby, being duly sworn, would state that A. V. Waters, Unit ed States Marshal, aud John D. Kolley, collector of rcvenuo customs, hired and iuducod W. II. Stiles to make tho affidavit that ho did; that I was pres ent at tho Cosmopolitan Hotel, in Portlaud, and heard and saw tho abovo done; that Kellcy paid Stiles' way from Junction to Portland, and that he paid his way at the St. Cinrles Ho tel while ho was there; aud that John Kellcy induced me, W. B. Iligbv, to procure tho affidavit of E. A. Lake; that Morrison C. Athey wrote tho af fidavit of E. A. Lake; that he knows all about the transaction; that it was lone iu David Goodsell's office; that I never induced or tried to induct! any one to swear to what lie did: that iii payment to Lake for the above I gave an order on Waters in accordance with John Kelley's orders. The ob ject of tho whole" thing wa6 to destroy any influence that Grover might havo ..nil aUo to affect the next June elec tion. I was introduced to Morton at Hen Ilnlliday's, iu Portlaud, aud ill formed him of tho facts and that if 1 was put on the stand my testimony would be iu accordance therewith. He .aid for motiot to come before tiie investigating committee in Oregon, but to coma to Washington; that m mileage and lees should be paid; aud I kept out of the way under Mortou's instructions. Tho following is the President's speech delivered on his arrival at Wor cester, August, 21th: Fellow-Citizens of Worctsler: I need not say to you that this is a great reception and very gratifying to us. The Government of tho United States is of interest to you all, aud it is because of your interest iu that Government that you have turned out as you havo, iu such vast numbers, to welcomo thoso to whose charge the administration of this Government has been committed. We understand perfectly well that this is no personal compliment to us. You entertain very decided opinions as to the course the Government shall pursue and as to who shall administer it. There is a wide diversity of opinion as to the precise measures ol Government. But there are a few things I have acquired a habit of saying since our trip through New England began, upon which tho whole people of the United States arc substantially agreed. Cheers. We are all agreed that here after anil for all time tho territory of tho United States, embracing as it does the best part of this continent, extend ing from the torrid zone on the south to the frigid zone on the north, trom the Atlantic on the east to the Pacific on the west, is forever to belong to oue Nation, aud to one Nation only. Wo are all agreed that all the States of the Luion shall have equal rights; that every State is equal to each other,'; that all citizens of the United States, black or white, native-born or natural ized, capitalists or laborers, shall havo equal rights before tho law; and oer all the Government by tho people shall continue to be forever supreme. These arc the general ideas entertained about tho Government. There are differ ences as to the methods, aud whatever errors may be made you will remem ber that it. is our purposo honestly to pursue a course in support of the prop ositions I havo sffered you. And now having already spoken too long, I must give way to ono who, although he has not always been with us in sup port of tho ideas I have given you, is now as souud as you and 1. I now have tho pleasure of introducing Judge Key, of Tennessee. Mr. Key responded in a short speech and was followed by General Devcus and Secretary Evarts. The party were then driven to the residenco of Sena tor Hoar, whero were gathered the members of the city government aud a large number of Invited guests. Af ter the reception at SenatorIoar's, the visitors were escorted to the" depot tho streets being ablaze with red, green and bluo fire, Rsman candles and Chi nese lanterns. Repudiation in Kansas. The Communists. How the Yankees Fel Over It. -a interview -with Senator Ed en .ids, of Vermont.on the President's ord-r te office holders and the feeling : ermont Republicans thereon, is 7 ibdshcd in Boston. The Senator v : "I have not seen one Vermont Republican who does not think the order a mistake, and while it is found ed on correct notions, it is not advan tsgteus to the public interest." A Big Qame. A terrible revelation has just been made in Maryland. An official report upon the condition and treatment of the insane poor in the charitable in stitutions of the State, discloses a re volting state of affairs. The insane and idiotic of both sexes, and of all colors, are permitted to live together indiscriminately in the alms-houses, and idiotic children arc born of idiot ic mothers, while the sanitary arc even worse than the moral surroundings of the inmates. They have in Philadelphia a widow . known as Mrs. Wallingford who is creating no little sensation. She is ac cnted of levying blackmail to tho ex tent of $1,000 upon a prominent citi zen of that place,and one of hor claims to notoriety is the fact that she at one time completely captivated the heart of Sain Tilden while at Capo May, where. sh ercatcd quite a furor. She has a claim against the Government for $800,000, for property destroyed during the rebellion, near Dalton, Geojgis. Had Governor Tildcn been made President, undoubtedly the dat-hing widow of Capo May would have presented herself at the White House, desired to renew the acquaint ance made in the waves of 1875, aud solir.ted his aid in pushing through the Court of Claims her little bill of nearly a million. Mrs. Wallingford has letters and documents from Gen eral James B. Stcadman, nnd nearly every officer of his command, attest ing to the genuineness of her claim. A bright idea has struck "the lead ins? srrain mcrcants and shippers" of New York. They think they could send grain enough from this country to arrest the famine in Iudia, the ves sels carrying it to go by way of the Suez Canal. The British people have only to furnish the money, and the thing is done. Annual and wide spread famines in Europo and Asia would be tho making of Brother Jonathan. The National Board of Trade, in session at Milwaukee,last week adopt ed a resolution recommending the funding of greenbacks in bonds of the United States, bearing four per cent interest, and running forty years. They expicss -the opinion that the present law for the resumption of spe cie payments is insufficient. Last Saturday a hurricane cyclone, or other destructive storm struck the Omaha bridge over the Missouri river aud tore the cast cud off dropping in to tho river. The damage is estimat ed $10,000, and all trains will have to be transferred on ferry boats for three months. The New York World sums up the platform of the Communists as : ''A loaf for every loafer, with every priv ilege of loafing." Theso worthies held a meeting iu Chicago recently. There were only a thousand present, but they had tho impudence to call it "a mass meeting of the workingmen." Tho Chicago papers say that there was hardly a man in the crowd who ever did an honest day's work in his life. The speakers were brawling, lazy demagogues, and the crowd wa3 composed mostly of Poles, Bohemi ans and Germans. They adopted a platform, which the Tribune sums up as follows: The whole scheme of the Commun ists, as we gather from tho separate plauKs ot tlicir piatiorm, is the aboli tion of property. They are deter mined that no man shall own any thing. Thoy want the Government to take possession of cvervthiuir tho banks, railroads, telegraph lines, all routes of transportation and commu nication, every wagon, dray, stago coach, all means of locomotion iu cit ies aud towns. As the Government cannot buy them, they would have it coufisicato them. Iu other words, thoy have a vague, ill-formed idea that in some way this whole nation of 50,000,000 can be thrown into one gi gantic corporation, with tho power to own all property, furnish labor, man age private affairs, take care ot all idlers and loafers, and give every one the opportunity to live without labor if he is so disposed. They aro striv ing to establish a condition of society that would strike at self-respect and individual independence, remove every incentive to progress, suppress everv ambition and aspiration, destroy all human industry, rcmovo all im provements and inventions bv which more work can be done and more wants supplied in the same time, quench all the glories and science of art, relegate the human race back to the old status of barbarism, and re duce the individual to the condition of the oyster. If the chief end of man is to becomo a lazy lout, a shiftless vagabond, a pestilent petrifaction, a brawling, long-haired idiot, a public nuisance, aud an enemy of his race, let him turn communist. On the plea that misery lovos com pany, tho repudiating counties of this State will doubtless bo glad to hear that the infection of repudiation is rapidly spreading, aud that, as if to show that dishonesty knows no party limits, tho Republican counties of Kansas are as deep iu the mud as the Democratic counties of Missouri aro in iho mire. Tho old disgraceful his tory is ropcating itself everywhere. Counties and townships that rashly and stupidly voted away their credit aro now voting away their honor; officors sworn to execute tho law are refusing to levy tho tax to meet the lust debts ol the counties, auu tho honest crcuitors are nrsi swinuieu and then insulted by those who have rot their monev. Uud now propose to "iuinii" their obligations. What ren ders the situation all the more un pleasant is that, while one-half of the counties are Irving to cheat their cred itor out ot money advanced on rail road bonds, other counties are tning hard to get a chance to cheat some body, by advertising their willingness to vote a subscription to any railroad .-.harper who will go iu with them. The movement toward repudiation is advancing so rapidly that it. dis credits the whole State, the lair infer ence being that the counties which refuse to swindle their creditors iu the interest of reform aud good gov ernment, only do so because the debt is not large enough to tempt them. It seems to be recognized a9 a principle that when a county debt is small the county can afford to be honest, but that after the debt reaches a certain fraction of the assesenieut, then pub lic morality demands that the credit ors should be swindled. This is es tablishing a new basis of morals, and a remarkably easy one as long as it lasts: but it would bo very uncom fortable it the highly bonded counties should turn around and say that if it was right to defraud honest creditors of a million dollars it could not bo wrong to repudiate a trifling debt of a hundred thousand or so. One of tho inconveniences of dishonesty is that when once it is made the rule of life its" unpleasant consequences crop up on every side to spoil its profitable workiuir. If wo had any thought that words of honest advice would be listened to by thoso who arc running tho repudia tion movement in Kansas, we would advise them to go slow in the path of dishonesty. Kansas is a State favored iu many ways by nature, and it has commanded" respect on all sides by the rapid growth of its prosperity and the high character of its people. Tho long and bitter conflict by which it was rescued from the blight of slavery had the effect of identifying the State with the cause ot trccuom aim ot en- linhtenmont. and it would be a sad blow to tho best interests of the coun try if, under auy pretext whatover,its people should desccud to that dishon estv which disgraces Georgia and Vir ginia. Tho public faith of a people is a possession more highly to be prized than all their material wealth, and once lost, it can never bo replaced. Even from tho pecuniary point of view it would be better lor Kansas to con tinue paving tho promised interest on the local debts than to advertise to the world that the faith ot her people is merely tho bait of a swindler, and that her" prosperity has been misused only to defraud" those who trusted aud aided her with their means. Globe-Democrat. Investigating the 'Hopper. Professor C. A7". Riley, of tho United States Entomological Commission, who arrived hero on Friday, has been to the extreme western part of Hen nepin county. Tieiug desirous of as certaining the exact eastern limit of the injury, he drove through tho country with Mr. R. J. Mendeuhall. He doc's not intend to spend much time iu the State, which belongs to the .territory allotted to Professor Thomas, but leaves this Iraorning for Fort Garry, whence he intends to ex plore the Sascatchewan country as far as timo will permit this seasou. The vast plain regions of British America, to the northwest oi us. are believed by the Professor to be the principal sourco of the more disastrous swarm that overrun our country. For the past three months he has been in tin field in Texas, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa, and his views are well worth Knowing. To the question so repeatedly asked "What has become of tiie flying grass hoppers? Professor Riley replied that they have, for tho most part, been lost to view in the northern, littlo in habited part ol the State, and that they have been dropping in scattering numbers all over the country .diseased parasitic and dying. Events have fully justified what ho wrote last spring as to what would be the des tiny ot the winged insots, which ap pears as follows in his ninth report of the State of Missouri : "Tho Winged insects, on tho con trary, will tako their departure in a northerly or northwesterly direction at least this will bu tho prevailing direction of those which rise during the months ol May uud June. Tho course of those which rise later may iial be so constant. Those that ccupn from tho many vicissitudes that will befall them in tho Mississippi valley, and which arc free from disease or parasites when they start, will, iu all probability, eventually reach tho ex treme northwest, andbe largely lost to view beyond our northern bouu dary. They will not fly eastward so as to do any serious damage beyond the line." as to tins danger ol lurther injury this fall'from fresh flyers, Professor Kiley re-iterates what he has on vari ous occasions written duritig the sum mer. There are, from all tho facts yot gathered, no insects of any conse quence to tho northwest to fall upon us as they did last year, and those that left Minnesota lately toward the south, passed over Iowa, and are now passing over Kansas, dropping thinly on tho way and doing no particular harm. To quoto from his recent let ter to tho Colorado Farmer : "There is a constant strugglo for supremacy between the plant feeder and its carnivorous enemies. The Rocky Mountain locust got tho upper hand during the excessively dry sea sons of the early part of the present decade, and has been so numerous for the past three or four years that its enemies havo rioted iu plenty, aud at last, in their turn, have increased in ordinately. Nature maintains hor avorago in the long run, and a few seasons of drouth and locusts are apt to bo followed by a period of more rainy seasons and locust decreaso." Tho Professor says that the com mission havo accumulated a vast amount of interesting and valuable information, aud that their report will bo ready by the end of tho year. While it will be impossible to accom plish all that is uccussary the present season with the limited appropriation at their disposal, iliev aro determined to do work that shall bo creditable and useful, even if the investigation should not be con tinned by tho iifxt Congress. Tho Professor expressed him-elfiu terms of praise ot Governor Pillsbury, and considers that ho h.is not only done much to eucour.igi) ami relievo tho farmers ol" the Statu, but that the creation of this commission of investigation was largely due to hi-, efforts. Ut. Paul Pre. Historical. -y (Correspondents CorbJn Banking Company, New York City.) Money to Loan onFIYE Years time as per Certificate below. 3 Established ) ObETIFIOATE: 1877. The kcareroJ thU certificate, without regard to liiiualionalitT, relicion or colitlcs whn iImhh io Dorrow money anu ioi3C3f a an enduring faun in the Tlrgln.il toll of sonth-xestern Kansas, to siu.t lumenucu, rata jau"aia" to inc acre man any oilier tana onthc wee oftlirirlobi" on ireetiUtion of the aarac. Is enutlcil to a private anilicncc oloiic hour, more or Icsa. In our sanc wmsauctorum. in ulncliU Jucinsalo.inua his Unit in Sedgwick or Snmner Cuuntx, Konsaj on live years time, at a vrv K,v rale ufaimual inUn-et, Willi tl.c i.riwl.-g ur imuIbe off loan at any lime, Oonitnis-.ijj reasonable. .u charges ir abstracts or execution of ijrrs. Look cr voim Iitu: I'.u-ies HASKiS &. HARRIS. JCcar U.S. Land UUice t lUtablUlirtl XS7-i. 5 1877.1 3ST. 3. - We have also some very desirable (ructeoflatfilf&rs.'iie forcishorori arcyeara time, and see us before yo.i borr jw money or buy land. Call 10- Sear XT. S. Land Of.u, Wichita. SMITH & KEATING, -DEALERS IX HARRTS & FTARRTR iir- i. i .. -"- - .-- i e navu receiveu a copy oi a circu lar issued bv the State Historical So ciety, which shows not only that tho Society has undertaken a work of great magnitude, but one which ought to engage tho co-operation of everv person in Kansas who has a just ap preciation ot the duty ot tho present generation to gather up and preserve tuo scattered materials ot tlic eventful period of our early history. The cir cular mentions the following among the objects of collection relative to Kansas desired by the Society, and the contribution of which is earnestly so licited: 1. Travels and uxploratious , citv di rectories; copies ot the earlier laws and journals of Legislature: ordi nances of cities; and in short, every book, on any euliicct, printed iu tho Stuto or el-ewhere, relating to it. Pamphlets ot all kinds; cntu- Jogues of Kansas colleges and other iiiMituiiiius oi learning; annual re ports of societies; ermons and ad dresses delivered iu the State: min utes of church cohventions, synods, or other ecclesiastical bodies of Kansas; pulitical aililre?se.s ; railroad mid boird of tr.ulo reports; pamphlets relutiug to thU StHtes'. 3 Idea of Kansas newspapers and magazine, especially complete vol umes of pni.1. years, or singlu numbers even. Publishers are earnestly re quested to contribute their publica tions regul irly, all of which will be carefully preserved aud bound. 4. Materials lor Ivau-ai history ; old letters, journals aud manuscript nar ratives of the pioneers of Kansas; original papers on the early history ind settlement ot the Territory: ad ventures aud conflicts diu-ini: the early settlement, the Indian troubles or the late rebellion ; biographies of tho pio neers of every county, either Iivinir or deceased, together with their portraits and autographs ; a sketch of the set tlement ot every township, village and neighborhood iu the State, with names of the first settlers. "Wo solicit arti cles on every subject connected with Kansas history. r. Alap3 ot towns, cities or counties. of any date; views and engravings of buildings or historic places, drawings or photographs of scenery, paintings, portraits, etc., connected with Kansas history. C. Curiosities of all kinds, coins. medals, paintings, portraits, cmrrav- T5 DmirrMc' T tt3T3t t ttt fnrM "Dr a TrTrr''C e iligs, statues, war relics, autograph let- VV in o xivxjtjtvv-' v Lu v-j.n i unn lijiw tcrs oi distinguished persons, etc. 7. Facts illustrative of our Indian tribes; their history, characteristics, religion, etc.; sketches of our promi nent chiefs, orators, and warriors, to gether with contributions of Indian weapons, costumes, ornaments, curi osities and implements, also stouo axes spears, arrow heads, pottery, or other relics of the pre-historic races. In brief everything, that by the most liberal construction, can illus trate the history of Kansas, its early settlement, its progress or present condition, all will be of value or in terest to succeeding generations. Communications or gifts may be ad dressed to P. G. .Adams, Secretary of the Society at Topeka, who will promptly answer all correspondence, and make due acknowledgment of ev erything deposited iu the collection of the Society. 3--A.S.DElsT OITT PLOWS. 'CTJXa'IXV-.AJI'OIS, SUXSEZ1T PLOWS. Buckeye 'Plow Sulkies, Another Horrible AUu&cre. New Yokic, August 24. The Turk ish Minister of Foreign Affairs iutoriiis his diplomatic agents abroad that the Russians on entering Eki Saghra dis armed the Mus&uluieii and employed Mokdurs to fetch Mussulmeu out ot their houses, and they were massa cred ; 1,100 wero put to death, the Russians entered Lovatz. aud fifteen women ami children, llceiug trom the invaders wero killed. The others, to escape outrage or death, had to aban don everything, even their children. Every Mussulman's house iu LovuU was pillaged. Alter the recaptura of tho town the Ilussiaus carried devas tation and carnage into the ueigti bor ing districts. The Russians drove out all Mussulmeu inhabitants of the vil lage of llerste, and burned all the men and some ol the women, uniy one woman escaped. Seventy Mussuliuen and Imaum of Yuklum were shut up in a barn, which was tired. Forty-four other Mussulmeu wero massacred, and all Mussuliuen wonicu outraged. Eight young girls who resisted wero killed and two burned with the men. A greater part of the other women uud children were taken outside tho village and with their children by their sides were slaughtered. Twenty women and children who escaped the massa cre were rescued by tho Ottoman troops. An English military attache himself witnessed all these horrors. The Russians disarmed the Mussul iuen of Eski, Saghra, Kezeulik, and tho neighboring viilagcs, and distrib uted the arms among the Bulgarians, who drove down 400 Mussuliuen to the river Tuudga and massacred them. At Eski Saghra tho Bulgarians continue the massacre of the Mussulman popu lation. The atrocities committed by the Cossacks and Bulgarians continue. The women and children who had sought refuge iu Khir'tcr-Kcni were massacred, and other families shut up iu the granary were delivered by our troops, among them several women aud children wounded. Tho Bulgari ans put to lire and sword the Mussel man villago of Sofcdji, aud several others after having carried off the wo men and girls, whom they outraged, killed and mutilated horribly. One woman and her two sous were" the on ly persons saved. Attacked by Isdians. Dkadwood, August 23. Tho party of two hundred persons who left hero two weeks ago for tho Littlo Missouri river returned to-day. They state that last Tuesday afternoon thepartv dis covered Indians close to them. They selected high u round and dugriflle pits l'hey had been digging about twenty minute.-, when near the hundred Indian- appeared on a blulf about 40-J ardi off, and commenced tiring. Tnu lig'it la-ted uearlv four hours. Tho. H. Carr. quartz recorder of tho Dead wood mining di-triei, va- shot through the head and killed. Twout seven hoies belonging to the miners were also killed. Alter dark the In dians withdrew aud the miners e-caped being obliged to walk lo0 miles back to this city. A Tssis Dsspuraio Cajturoi. Whiting, Ala., August 21. To-day a a train was leaving Pensacola, the sheriff, with a posse, boarded the cars to assist Texan officers to arrest the notorious John Wesley Hardin, who is said to have committed twonty--even murders, and for whoso bodv $1,000 reward has been offered by an act of the Legislature of Texas. His la-t murder iu Texas was tho killing of tho sheriff of Comaucho county. He has lived in Florida for several years under the name of John Swain. About twenty 3hots were fired iu making the arrest, and Hardin's com panion, named Maun, who had a pistol in his hand, was killed. Avery's Spiral Knife Stalk Cutters, Haiti's Celebrated Farm and Spring Wagons, Schutllcr's Celebrated Wagons Buckeye Grain Drills, llcapcrs, Mowers, Harvesters. WOOD'S HARVESTERS AND SELF-BINDERS. GEXUIXE SWELPSTdEE TIIIiESUEHS, WITH SIDE SHAKE, ASD OTUER FIEST CLASS FAP.il UAOK1XEP.Y. CORNER OF DOUGLAS AXD LAWKEXCE AVENUES, ',0- WICHITA KANSAS. 13777''"'littl'ilr earned in til f time", but iP itcanljfcirnlliilhrteminth-l.iiir (ineof ..iincr:, ln.mr lursnnii oun.itrj wIm m willing t. work :-.liiv it t!n? uyl n a tfiat we lurnuh. 'pi.j r wee in yourivf trn i u ner'l utt lwnv.iv Irum limner mTiiUu.t Van cn ncyour whoir n.'ii 'i.)!1!.: u.irk i,rinl j ur bprv m-imenU. V. liu. .ri'iit- iv.i trcunk- iugovr $Ji peril ly Ml ihi ri.iri(r- t onto i c in m ike immey fi-; t tilt u fill tmiir niuiiey . cannot be in iIc ot .si v .i.il i'ip.Ui .v in; 'tier bniities-l. It co.it uot'im i try the liu-im s ' ierm, untl $, uuiilr iree. .VUlns.-i.ut one, II. IIallkit AUi , I'urtltul, Mine. ls-ly Shorm'c Sale. Reiaosstizing. Chicago, August 24. The Inter Ocean having addressed a circular let ter to the various members of Con gress, asking them to indicate their position on the subject of rcmonetiz ing silver, has received replies from ISO of thee, 131 favor repealing tho law of 1873 and restoring tho dollar of the fathers to its old place in tho coin age, 15 remonctizing with conditions attached. 18 opposo remonetizing, HI are undecided, and two decline to an swer. These answers represent every Sfatc, and include 31 Senators and 16G Kepresentatives. Of tho latter 113 advocate tho measure and 13 oppose it. Riverviav Academy. PoUfjhkeepSie, Mew York. A viile-iivuki'.t!ionnili-oiii school forlwiys Cl.i'slctt. Oiiumerci.il, Jlilitiry. In ima bwt. Sc I'rosiw elm . 1 i-Zm . Bridffo Petition. Notice ulierHiv iiirm ilu n petition will lie prt M-nleil to ihe bonl of county iuiiiisal.iiitrrs uf the county of seiljSWicW. sine of Kuti.-i m, ut their resnLir session in October, next ensiun?. Hiking lor an appropriation oreeii-n liun.lreil ilollurs (37iW), to aiil in biuMwir abrnlpe neros, th north Ninnc-cih river on section itnebetvtn sections sin (fl) ami MVen ' in Grand Iliwr township. Urtimilatl cost of jh1 bridge, one l'iiouJ!it Curat llnwl nl .iml eventy-it dol lars (SlaTG). length o bridge from hank to bank, two hundred and sixty-fonr leet. 10-1 Many Petitioner. Notice. In the Frobate Court of Sedgn ick county Kan- lii the mutter of the estate of Charles Williams, atierson ol imsound mind. V..tlml.h.rrliF i-lrenthnt M. W. I-CVV VT3S dulv appointed guardian of the estate nt the said i . .... t,'in:n...r. 1... l.n IfiM.....!.!.. Prnliati. r Courtors.iid county, on the lath day or July, A. 1. 1377. 31- VT- LE . ig.it (juaruian. Personal Tax Notice. Distrlrt Cuts. I3lh -Judicial DiitTict. Sodsveick wnntv, IChikoa. JI 31. A Tux toiler. 1 J. IS. i.'ohrrls and f L ic Kohvrtd ) 1) virile ul a:i oidcr of nale iMiied out of the . iiaUic..urloi the Milt .Jtidioiul I'lDlncr. elt ItiijCii. and inr -!.: ice cotiuty, Kain.fi, wiieie 'iuJI .11 Alrtu,iileriiilMiiitiauint J U. Roberts j and Liuru I; ittcrls, dcieud.iutd, 1 will, oa I Sitvniiy, Ihr sA day of r,te.iiber, A D. Ie77. j between the hours S and 4 o'clock p m.,u:iht cvuriboii-e ooor. bcln a' the 1'ioiit of Iluildiujr ! Juimii.. Kiirle Ul.uk. ou Dimirlas aienue. in Ihr cn of Wichita. Kansuj. inferior sale ut pun- ,10 uuci.uu 10 we. mnesi niiiuir iorca.-ii in ii.icil. .1. ilio right, t tie -mil interest of the delendants .1. 11 lioOeru and Lain-1 Itobetli., in and to Ihe loltuitliiir described real Property, situated in Ihei-ouiity ofttdg-.yict.btateor hjinsaj, to wit: The duelling house and lot .Vi one hundred and -eeu iloj) on Marker street in Ihe cily of Wichita, mid Ihe business home and lot Xo. Ally Hi eon Jinn street in Ihe city or Wichita, nil be ing in the connty of Sedgwick and state of Kan sas. s.ud real property it levied upon as theproper tv ot defendants. J It IMljert jml Linn, ir..ii ertrt, mill w.u be sold los.itUiysuidomerornale. 1 l...l-. .1 'I ...II.... 1, '..I. . I . . . a county, Kanus, August ;, A. I. lo77. ii. n . itussixti. Sheriff of Sntgwicfc Uonnty, Kjn-iaj. Sinn, atuoley & Ilalton, riaintiu"a Attorney 13-jt U.t .11 a id at or u..d of railway from Bclolt, in Mitchell connty, state of Kansaj, through the counties orilitchell.Uoud, Ottawa, Saline, ilcriierjon, Harrer, Sedgwick and humner, and: thence east to the eastern boundary of tho state of Kansaa, In Cherokee county, with n branch from some- point in Sum ner county down the valley ol the Arkansas riv- 21 1 .ihe.n".TiSaWe waters of said stream, at k ort Smith, Arkansas. And, -LJ'?reas' U U ProPosed by said railway com ,PiSl '"on?1 ,"t their said rallwoy throusU the Kansas' rMU SeJ'wick eoun'r. State oj th?n7iihfmrorc,'.t?c un'lerslgneil. betn5 more l.mSrM0r,fihV.f thc tax-payers resident in said tonwship, would most respectfully ititin your hr mH'Vi1 ,0 snbmi' to the qiialiUed voters ff ,t0"9,hi,P'a' pecil election to be held L" fa"Ll0,In,,,'IVJUM,layUl fourth day or sernember, A. I 1-77 rorthat purple, iu pro vided lor ia.an act entitled ".S act to ruiblo counties, townships and cities to aid In the cn strtit tion of railroad, and to reiieal section eicti of chapter thirty-nine of the law or IS7. ap proved February 25, IS73," and acts ainaMtorr lliereol, a proportion, si provided fori&ua.d acw. to aid in the construction ofr-jid rail r, by subscribing to the capital s octoruie sulu.u a Arkansas alley & Kaiicrn Ujilwuy O nipa.. . t j tuo imoaut of eighteen ul.iujnd .I.Ulars. ,ni' h pay therefor by inning and delivering ti sa. I jxiilwaV company or In ir assiu, ilu b .11 j 1 su.l toiiub ,iof3Iort..u ti an eipi..i ..mourn. 1 eighteen tho i-.nd iljll.ii,.; l-njoi-UJ, . a.u a wuoieamonnror le bonds of s id lo'V.-ti.t mil it mm delivend to mid r.ulwa.- compa f niiinotcxeeed uf een lh ju. and dolLi- ami 11 o iierobt.aUnitiuu.i,,! ,,. ani value .f t" ,..o,irrty 01 tor i.i) .,i ownhii. .. hwn .y Ihe a -meni l.t nude prior t the de i.er, or II.,- U,t ot s..id bond t . the s in 1- VJL'?i,'.".?J ot. ''"'' --.iM in ih- r. -e-01..I at jt.c times hereinafter t forth ; .. . j. n jliil. ootids shll mature aim be tmjat.v ti y ycara alit r the date upoiuhien t.V. are 1- . . ...Ill tat. .11 luu In ...v. . a . . a. . . '. ...... -... Uv -iKici , nit rate 01 ten p per annum, payable semi-annually ou (!. diys of January and July of -. ach j ear a id have semi-annual inlerest coupons; sttat' both principal and interna Mull te p ' the liscal ajrency of the utile or Kansas " 1 of New York, the principal of Ihe b.inil.. 1 by said tonwshin in aid nrihi. n.i-;.,i ?aid railay, shall bo paid by the payment of an eipu il proportion thereof in each of tho last tin of "'"""; j Hiiicusiiii uoniisiiare to run v o ridtJ, bowoer, tbatsaid township sh.i.1 re c. a the riyhtor paying the whole or any part of d bonds at any tunc alter the expiration r en years from the date thereor by giving n-tco thereof Tor the period of twelve months pi no such proponed payment. aaid bonds shall be issued In snch denomina tions aa said railway company or their On-iir'u may designate. '1 he subscription, by said to-xnship, to the c.t ital stock or said company shali be made npoa the condition that said railway company eho... a provided for in section eijht or said first named act, in exchange for said towi3hip bond, deliv er to the treasurer of said township stock in t ic Ir said road emul 111 amount with tho bond-, author ized to be issued, dollar lor dollar, rroriii J, Always that no such township bomls shall t-c s tucil anddclitcred tosatd company or their as signs until said railway is built and the cars roj ninj; thereon through saidtownahip or Mo.t..i nnd a station established therein and that s .1 railway shall be contracted thronz.i sai l towa ship within one ear from the day upon wh.ca majority or those voting on this prouojiuou hall yotttin lavor thereof. When said n-.ilway su.l have been constructed an bo in operat. n through said township and a station estahi shed therein and not sooner, then Uwre shall be !. a. d aud delivered to said railway company or iut r assigns inoxchange for an enual amount oft o paid up capital stocn. of said company the bonxs ofiaid township tothcamountof lifleenthou. .tad dollars (ilj.wy) and at such tline or turn t-er -after as Bald railway company or Uiciras. urn shall designate, there shall be delivered t- ra d company or their iryigna In exchange for cnnit amoimtsor thc paid upcapitalstockof saldcjni pouy the bonds of said township to such n amount or amounts which, with the bonds p.-ci -ously delivered ti said company, shall amc unt .n thea?ETe,atc to eighteen thousand drill it i"i- U00.) said eiccttonto bo hold in said township aft r thirty days notice thereof shall have been given in tiie lekita weekly Ettcon it uewspiiper pub lished at Wichita the county seat ot Sedgwick connty, State of Kansaj, and having a general circulation in said township of Morton. At such election as your honorable body may order m said township, those voting In favor of the foregoiug proposition shall have written or printed on their ballots "For extending aid to the Solomon, Arkansas Valley A Eastern "Hail way Company," and nil such baUots und only suciishaU be counted in favor ofthe proposi tion set forth in this petition. And those Vo.mg at such election agatnst the foregoing proposi tion shall have written or printed on there bal lats "Against extending aid to the Solomon, Arkansas Valley A Kastem Hallway Company,'' and all such ballots and onlysuchshall be count ed against the jrojosition set forth in U113 peti tion Oeo W Walter G VT Itostick C XV Hank3 JWNeal D M llevcrly David Bostick J II Sanders J 11 Ilrickhouss UeoEKcm.i John Campbell Thomas Garwood James G'arwood 2!El?amt.t..n And whereas it hoa been shown inilulij .. tion of said board of county coiium n.uers nd tho said board 30 finds tdjudeaatul e .m tint said p.tilion ha been tigued by uuii 1 tains tbe names of more than iiti.-i!f.., ... . tax-payers actually residing in s.idt... 1 1 f jiorion aiiuio oe regular mi.t legal iu 10. m XoW therefore li.irnu.mt to ine i.mi r .. I eluloa una thenialu'e lit audi ca.-e ja ic 1 4 provided 11 is utri-O) ordered Iij ine ou. .siuTi' comintsoiucia ul td-rwiek cu 1. :- of Kansas, iR it aicial elecllau be Me .1 a 3 fouutihipoi Uonou lu riaid county .1 1 tultiig pia 1 ner 'ii 011 u.e 4.11 lAi ur .sr:ilr..UDfc.i:, A. D IS 7 at which said elei tion 'he followiDg p ;., n .lail be nitamillt'i to Hie le'al toler, i. i lowu-uiip li.r their decioioii by ballot to wu snail ine uoaru 01 cnuntv eniumi- .jne 4tf -edzwick County. State of Kan., to 1 .1 , co b ruction of the Solomon, Arxo.m- 5 1. iriera i.uiiwi.y i-ompaay lunnmgii u -.tup of Mortou in -'iid county unit siai. . county clerk of said coumy, as pro(.i. . 1 an act of the Legislature of ihe state ol K entitled "Alt act to eu.ble counties, t . aud cities to aid in the c uslrueiton ot ia audio repeal section eight chapter thut - the laws of 1S71 approved t ebmary si, is; els amendatory tnereol," for aud on and In the name of said township ot II -i n subscribe to (or tor) the capital stock i . omoi, Arkansas Valley A ho-s:eni Kailw puny to the amount of elghtetn 111 ,iunul "ia. said capital stock to be paid lor by sat.t U county commiBJioncriHEUmg and delivn c, said railway company the bonds of said tw A U Wheeler WN" Myers Win II Vaniluren Samuel Unit Albert Kimball Albert Jeter P II Kessler I, l" Max&m J W I'hlllips T I) Fouts It 31 Montgomery W Gilbert W M Bond 5 .f at r t Notice. In the District Conrtof Sedgwick County, State ot Kansas. Geo. II. Sweet and F. It. Stone, partners as Sweet & stone, l'laiiitiius. vs. James G. Harnwell.C J. Kcmn tou and Mary A. llarnweli. Defendants. J Corn i1 Pork, PoBlraa6ter General Key is iu the center of about as animated a hornet's ucst as has been stirred up lately. His quiet allusion to the "erring southern brethren" in his speech at Bennington tho other day, has made the soutn madder thau anything since Blaine' answer to Hill. Mr. Key is callad all ortaot names, from a traitor aud a coward to a jackass, and the President is advised to kick him out of thc Cab inet end look for some other person if Jtiodeiires a representative iouthom Bi&n ov au ftdrisor. Professor Hall, of thc National Ob servatory at 'Washington, has discov ered a satclitc to the planet Mars, lie thinks there are two, but is only posi tively Biire as to one. This is one of thc most important discoveries of modern times, iu astronamical science. The German singing societies of Kansas have been holding a grand and successful sangcrfest at Atchison.clos ing up on Tuesday. The city for a day or two was full of singers from Missouri aud Kansas towns. The Washington correspondent of thc Cincinnati Gazette says that if tho Republicans carry the Ohio Legisla ture, Secretary Sherman will bo a can didate for tho Scnatorship against both Garfield aud Matthews. One result of i.,t i eline iu the price of corn will be to very largely check shipments. The mass of the old corn is in the hands of men who are able to hold it, aud they will not sell at much less than thirty cents. A much larger amount than usual will be fed tohogs, aud thus turned into pork. The coun try is full of hogs, and our farmers will push them to tho utmost. A pound of pork weighs no more thau a a pou 11 a ot corn, ana is worth about ten limes as much. The result will be that tho railroad companies will have about one-tenth as many pounds of freight to carry. Our advice to fann ers is to sell just as little corn as pos sible, and instead feed it to their hogs and cattle. For farmers of small means pork affords the speediest and surest returns. Tho next two months is the best timo of tho wholo year for fattening hogs. Put the surplus corn into pork and be ready to turn it off at an early day. Lawrence Journal. Chicago Times: The recent rains havo discouraged Southern Kansas far mers. Their corn crop will be so large they expect groat uifQculty iu obtain ing sufilciont lumber to build cribs, Secretary Sherman's Definiton of Resumption. Although tho qucstiou of resump tion has been discussed for years, there is still irreat confusion of thought in regard to it. Quite a large part of tho people have an idea that it means the total disuse of a paper cur rency and thc substitution therefor of coin." A still larger number believe that it means the retirement of all tho greenbacks. Secretary Sherman has a few words on this subject iu his speech recently made at Mansfield, Ohio, which ought to dissipate some of these erroneous, notion'. He savs: "What do wo mean by tho phrase a resumption of specie payments f l it that wc are to have no paper monoy in circulation? If so, I am as mucli opposed to it as any of you. Is it that wc are to retire our greenback circulation ? If so, I am opposed to it, and have often said so. What I mean bv snecie payments is simply that paper money ought to be made equal to coin, eo that when you re ceive it it will buy as much beef, corn or clothing as coin. A return to spe cie payments does not mean that there is to bo no paper incirculation, nor that greenbacks are to be retired, but that paper money shall bo made equal to coin." According to Secretary Sherman's interpretation, and he is doubtless cor rect, the resumption act contemplates that, in addition to gold, silver and bank notes, thc forms of circulation we had before the passage of thc Le sral Tender act, wc shall havo perma nently not less than $300,000,000 of Government paper, lawful money which wc did not then have. Our joint coin and paper legal tender will be about three times inc amount of" lawful money used in ante-war times, affording a vastly broader basis for baukino-, and our bank circulation also will be much larger thau then. The Indian War. SATr Lake, August 25. The fol lowing is the statement of Capt. Bain bridge, commanding at Fort Hall : I left this post at 2 p. in. on the 19th inst., lor Gen. Howard' command, with an escort of Ion solniers and lifly B.inuork Shoshone scouts, authorized by Gon. Sheridan, and reached Gen. Howard at 1 a. m. ou the 22d iui., haviusr marched 150 miles. Hovvaid -was directly ou the ho-.tiies' trail, one (lay's inarch in the rear. I inarciivd wi'tli oue day aud left him fifteen miles south of Henry's hike, which place he intended to reach the samo day. The hostiles are badly demoralized. There are not to exceed 200 lightinir men of them. L found tho freighters and ranche men along tho mountain stage road in a very demoralized condition. The freighters who were ou the road between Sand Hule uud Pleasant Val ley at the time the hostiles struck it, hud left their wagons where they hap pened to he. in most instances loaded with valuable freight, aud had taken their stock to a place of safety. Iu one instanco I found wagons,, one load ed with metallic cartridges and pow der,but the hostiles had not disturbed them. As soon as I had passed over the road tho freighters commenced moving again. Tho hostiles had dis turbed no freiitht on the road. How ard was pleased to get tho Indian scouts, and thinks they will do him good service. Gen. Howard aud his command are having a severe cam paign, but are all iu good spirits, hop ing to titiish tho hostiles iu a short time. II is understood that one of thc questions put to all applicants for life insurauco iu Mississippi is as follows: "Aro you ruptured, subject to heart disease, of an appoplcctic habit, a Re publican, or in any other manner like ly to die suddenly." Ihe abovo named J.uno3 G. llarnweli anil Mary a . ...... .-..ir -.(-.ii,.!.. :......... .. i. - All persons Indebted to the county on personal sn"ed by the above named plaintiffs intliedis,ricl ux win pikiso wu i'tu.im uvi imj w o.w t cjun oi -euswiCi county, state ofiuiuaas. to the sheriff and sae further CMb SOMETHING NEW! Ihe under-signed would respectfully inform thr publicthat they have formed a partnership Tor the purpose of inanufacturiii(j Artificial atone lirlcc, also all kinds of ornamental work for line buildings, such as brackets cornices, arches lor doors, windows .tc Chimneys oi an siyies, which we can funiUli at less coitthan brick Tho.-e intending to build will do well to give us a call. Our works are situated south of Mr Woodman's residence on the Little Kiver, where you will alwats find oome one iu attendance to wait ou Ihosc that may fin or us Willi a call . IC-lf IIELI.Ai: & LAUAKKK. WANTED. Bridge tho Slouffh. Notice is hereby given that a petition will be presented to thc board of county commissioners of Sedgwick county, Kansas, nt their regular meeting in October asking lor an appropriation of two hundred dollirs, for tho purpo-c of bridg ing the bigblough, west of the city of Wichita, til estimated cost of which is 8100, between sec. -2 nnd 23 nnd 27 and 6, Township 27, 1 west. 1 Mc Donald. J. W. Keith. Win, II. King. XV IS. Dreman. S. V. Chapman. A. Ilogcboon. S.L. l'spe. 21-3 NOTICE. U. S. I-AXD OFFICE, I Wichita. Kans. Ang 20Si 1S77. Complaint having been entered at this Onicc by James II. Anderson aeaiint Charles T. Dixon for abandlcg his Untry, No. Ml, d iteil July it, 1S71, upon the south west U, Section!, lown ohipSlijoulh, Itungcl l.nl, iu "edgwickCountv, Ka s.is, with a view to the cancellation of said entry : the said parties are hereby summoned to appeirut this uilicc outhe21tli dav nf sept , 1S77 at'Jo'cIock A. X , tore-pond and furnish le-ti-inony concerning Slid alleged Tailure to comply Willi Ihe liiiibert-ullure Act 2.M II. I. TVVI.OIt. tlcgister. .ini'.u np PAur-EXTUR AXll JOIN'Eli WOKK in the city of Wichita and surrounding country. Farmers' jobs n specialty. All work lom with neatness aud dispatch. I guarantee to do all work at 20 per cent, below present price', for cash. I reside in the fourth block south of Dong las avenne, on Main street, east side, last house in the block. Day work furnished at lowest rates. 2u-lyl n. U. LAWISKXCE. -u-.. w - '-v-.n ,e-u. vuuutj j. SMtb W llillHai. 41111 that unless they answer the petition of said plain- ..- ...iu.. uim jjk-u III lll llbllOil III me Ol" llceortliL olerk ofwiid court, by the22dday of Septemher, 1S77, suid petition will be taken as true and juugment will be renderedm said action in favor of said plaintiffs and-against said James U. Ikirnwell lor thc sum of J00with interest thereon from October So, ls7B, at 7 percent, per annum, and Ibr the sale of all the right, title and inttrstof each anu all of the above named de- feniuints, in lots la, -M and 50, on Douglas ave- noe in J. I. Mead's addition to the city of icuii.1, .-eugrvicK county, Kansas, nnder a mechanic's lien to satisly said sums of mney, interest and cost uf said action. siass, sTAXLi;v n.vrro.v, M-l l'laintiff's Attorneys. f P of Strayed. From the undersigned one red Texa3 cow, branded on right side, I). A. I.. Al3o one roan yearling native hclffer with left car split. A liberal reward will bo paid for uny information Icadiug to recovery of the same. MADDUX .tSCAHF, Butchers, o. 10 Main street, Wichita. Kan. August lib, 1377. la-3 UNIVERSITY OI-' KANSAS. Fall session commences September 5th, 177. Full course of instruction In collegiate and pre paratory departments. Special course In Natu ral History, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, and Modern Literature. A higher normal course. Open nlikc lo all youlh. Tuition free. Contingent fee $5 per session. Send for catalogue to I'rof. D. II. Robinson, Sec retary of Faculty, Lawrence, Kansas. 15-fdw N0TIC3. U. S LXD OFFICE, t Wichita, Kans., Aug. 24, 13771 Complaint having been entered at this olhce by Christopher Foxuguu't James Carter lor ablu tion ngni llomesieid entry Xo Gltt, dated Dec 9th, 1!7C upon the .Niiuh West V Section b. Town ship -(! south, Kange I West, in Kcno County, Kansas, with i ic to the caiiLell.ition or said entry ; thestld parties -ire hereby summoned to ippear at this OUicc on the th d ty of Septem ber, ls77, utS o'elock, A M.. to respond and furiu-h testimony concerning said alleged ab in donment. ill II-L. TAYLOR, Register. Treasurer's Notice of Sale of School Lands. CoL-.vrr TncAstjiiER's OrrtcE, t Wichita, Kansas, August flth, liu ) Xotice is hereby gii en tli it I will, on atiirday, the bth day of-tptimber, 1S77, st my olilce, offer lor sale and sell to the highest bidder, in legal sub liviamns tin- loilowiui? tU'cribid school Ik'u Mtiuted in -su.lgiviek county , state of Kan sas, to-wit: cction.5o, town ii, range 1 east. rer icrc. IE. IT. BBAL, Votorinary Surgeon, Ofilceat.I. I'. Reese's brick stable on Douglas Avenne, Wichita, Kansas. Calls promptly attended at all hours of the day or night by telegraph or letter. Veterinary medicines carefully compounded, and for sale, skillful treatment of cattle nnd logs as well .13 horses. 3-tf ot Morton, to an emial amjunt of eghtecn auuuonars; jTonara, macule wnole am r the bonds of sml township so issued atni i ei ered to said railway company, shall not e llltcenl2ionanl dollars, and live nr rent. ... tlonal of the ases:sed value of thc proper! i f, (or in) said township, as shown bytlieoesc s mcutlast made, prior to the delivery of tin. st of said bonds, to said railway company o. ih ir assigns in the manner and at Uie times hereinaf ter bet foita. baidtownship bono shall maUro und be payable thirty years after thedate tij in ihicli they are issued and shall bear inte.est at the rate of ten per cent, per annum, para lo semi-annually, ou tho lirst day3 of Jannary aad Jnlyofearh year, and shall haver s-ral-annal interest coupons attached and both prim ipal a il IntercstshallbcpayableatthelUcalugencv ot he State of Kansas in Ihe city of Xcw Voit. T,.a principal of tbe bonds iwued by said toyn 1: i, in aid of the construction of sain railway sha. I ,ia paid by tho payment of an cpa.il pnpoit a thereof in each of the last ten of the tlnrt e- s which said bonds have to run: Pjtvidet, U .,-. ever, tiiat said township shall reserve the r t it p.i uisrlhc whole or any iKiriiou ot said uon i nt any time alter the expiration of ten years from (he date thereof by giving notice thereor for ae period of twelve mouths prior to such propos. it payment. said bonds shall be issued In such denomina tions as nid railroad company or their assigns may designate. Ihe subscription by said township tolhecaxdal stock of said company shall be made npoii tae condition that said railway company shall, as provided tor in section eight ot said lirst named act in exchange for said township bonds, ile1, -crt thc treasurer of said township stock in their said road equal In amount with the bonds authc e ized to be laoued dollar for dollar : PrasidtJ, always, that no such township bonds shall b is sued and delivered to said company or their as signs until said railway i3 built and the cars run ning thereon though said township of Morton, and a station established therein uud that said railway shall bo constructed through said town ship within one year from the day upon which a majority of those volingon this proposition 1l. 11 vote in lavor thereof. When said railway shall have been constructed and be in operation through said township and a station shall have been established therein and not fooccr then there shall be Issued and deliv ered to said railway company or their assigns in exchange for an eiiual amount of the i-uid np cap ital stock of said company the bonds of Ja.d PnlrJ Ureat chance to m ike money Ifyo.ican't UUIUii-t gold you can get greenbacks. Wc, need u person iu every town to tiikeubcnp tionstbrlhelirgest, cheapest and bmt Illustrat ed funily publication in Hi.: world. Any one can become a successlul agent. Ihe most elegant norks ofart given free to subscribers. The price is so low that almost everybody subscribes. One agent reports making ocr S1.W lu a week. A ludy agent reports taking over ViO subscribers in ten days All who eugigc mute m ney fast. You cm devote nil jour time to the business or only jour spare time. You nrd not be awaj trom home over night. You can do it as w 11 as others. F"ll pirticulars, directions aud terms Ir-c- Flegam and expeiiaiieouult free. If you want protluble work tend us your address at once. It costs nothing to try the business. Xo oue who engages fails to make great pay. Ad dress 'Thel,eop'.e'sJournal,"l'ortIaad, Maine. 21-ly Xe ' of ne U Xw 'i of lie ' e U of lie 'i .. ow U of ne !i... Ne.' of nw M .. Xw 'i of nw ' sc U ol liu ,'i. . . sw 'i of uw '4 . Xe qr of m; qr .. Xwqrot seqr -eqroi seqr. ... swiprofscur Xeqrofswiiv Xwqrof sw qr.. Seqrofswqr . swqiofsivqr .appra: sedal 31 oa :; vO 3..0 .; Jo ::.w 3.-.) 3 j S5.J 4 50 3 50 C O'J 61)0 3 a, 4 01 a 0O 4 W "Wagon and Carriage ihop. I wish to Iniorni my iriends and tho public frenerally that I consider myself permanently ocited in Wichita, nnd am prepared to do afl kinds of Wagon und Carr I ago work In tbe best style, shop in connection with Y'ike A Granger's blacksmith hhop, onAValerotrect. 10- a. Avrr. Tartlcs wislimjr to train horses for the fpeedrinjrat the coming si-tlwick count) lair will require permit 10 tho giouads Train l. K. Hari-, General tuiperiiiiendent ISy order ol IV. 11. ili.vio.v. t'res. V. I'. sTtM. Secretary. tT-.'it Gcu. Grunt arrived in last Saturday morning. Loudon ou Gold Going Down. It is worthy of notice that ever since Secretary Sherman's 6pecch at Mans field jjold has steadily declined. For the last threo days we have quoted greenbacks at less than four cents on the dollar below srold in the New York market. The lirst thing wo shall know, we shall find the gold pre mium gouo entiroly. Lawrence Journal, Notice V. S LAND OFFICE. Wichita, Kansas, August, 17, 1377. j Complaint having btn entered at this office by Joseph II. liurson against William II. Bishop, I for abandoning his us ige filing Xo. 77:3, dated April 15, 1S.3 upon the northwest quarter section 2S. town 2U south, range two west in s'edewiek county, Kansas, with a view to the cancellation ot said entry: the said pirties are hereby summoned toappearat this ollice on the 15th day of.'Sep teniber, 1j77, at 0 o'clock a. m., to respond and fitrn'Sh testimony concerning said alledgcd abandonment. 1'iaintiffgiles notice that he will upply to enter s.ud tract upon cancellation of ssidadirseD. s. under his tiling Xo. 12KM, for said land. ... !!- U. L. TATLQJt, Rcsistr, llids on the iboie describe I land may be nude between the hours ol IU o'clock a m and .1 p. in. onnaiduay of sale. L. X WOODCOCK, 20-4 County treasurer. SainiTs Sale. J. It.A'kew, ) vs. It. L. West & It. L. We't. jr J- minorheirof Loulsi Uest, deceased. J District Court, Thirteenth Judicial District, sedgwiee. County, Kansas. ISy wrtueot 1111 order of :ile issue I out of the District Court of Ihe HUi Judicial District, sit tingiu and for Sedgwick couuty . Kan, as, where in J.lt. Askew is plaintiff, anil It. L. West et a!. ueienuauis, 1 will. On Saturday, the loth dvj of Seplenl'r, A. D. Ia77, between the hours of 2 mid 1 p. m. , at tho Court House door, being in front of the building known as Kagle lilock, on Douglas avenue, in thc city of Wichita, Kansas, offer tor sale at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash In hand, all the right, titte and interest of thc defendants. IS. L. Ucst und i: I,. West jr., minor heir or Louisa West deceased, in nnd to the following describi-d real proierty,Mtuated in the county of Sedg wick, state of Kansas, to witi The northwest ci uarter of the northeast quarter and tho southeast quarter of the northwest quar ter and northeast quarter of the soutuwe-t quar ter or section Xo. thirty-three (XI), in township Xo. twenty-nine (JU), rang. No two (2) west. Said real propcrt is levied upon as the prop erty of defendant!!. L. West, and It. L. Uest, Jr , minor heir of Louisa West, deceased, and will be sold to satisly S'lid order of sale. sheriff's ollice. ichita, Jedgwick Connty, Kansas, August 13, A. D. IS.i. II W. DUXXIXC, SberiffScdgwldk County, Kansas. Slass, Stanley ii lUttou, 1'lainUff'sAlt. ' 39-3t Teachers Examination. There w II be an examination of icachers for Sedgwick county at Ifcctchool hou. eiu Wichita, 1.11 d.tut'laj, ihe lirst day of September, com nieiiciiigai'Jo'i.lock, a. in. M if. ItilUcrJ, -l-i County superintend, nt. Administrator's Notic9. In the Probate Court ol sedgwick County, Stale of Kansas. In th nutter orthe Kstate of John W Ilastett. 10 Ainuii.l. Il.ulett, J. It. llaslett, Mollie llas- lett, Maggie I'ost, A. F llaslett aud Anna llislelt. Y'oii uud each of you are herebv notified that on tho Itth dayor August, A. 1). 1S77, the untler "Igneil, Adiuiulatratorof Ihecsluleof John W. llaslett, deceased, tiled in Ihe l'rubate Court of Ihe County of onLnwck nnd stiteof Kansas, : petition for the sale ol Ihe real estate situated in me County of Sedgwick and ''ale of Kansas, to ll I!: Lots -No. CI and 05, on f.mporia avenue, In the City ..rWicmu. in X. A. Lagluli's aldiiion to said city, :i shown by tile reoorde . plat there ol, at the properly of J'dui W. Hasletl, to pay thedebtsol the said John W. Il.ilell. deeeoseilr that the applieali.ui upon said pcUtiou will be heard ou the 2'et day of August, A. D. Isl77, by the said Probate Court, at hi-sofllce In said City ot Wichita, state of Kansas, uh re and when yon may apnear and defend against Mid application. 2i M. W.LfcVi-. Atlmlnistratsr. Sheriff 'o Election Proclamation. MOKTO.V TOWXsIlIl'. OX the Bnt tlay of July, A D. H77. the Itoard of County Commissioners or sedg wick county, state of Kansas, being duly con vened in special sessional the cltyef Wichita, thc county seat of said county, made and entered on record tho following order, to-wit. Whereas, a petition signed bj' A. I. Wheeler and 2i ntlvr, being more than Iwo-fllths ofthe rosident tax-payers of thc municipal township of Morton, in (he counly of "-eilgwics. StateofKan- sas, wo on tho am day or July, 1377, presented to the boird of connty commissfnner3 ofScdj wiek county, Sfciteof Kansas, which said peti tion is in the words and figures following, to wit: rirrmox roi: special election'. To tho Honorable Hoard of Count- Commission ers of Sedgwick count". State o'f Kansas: Whereas, The Solomon, Arkansas Valley i Kostern Kailway cooipoay prujuc to conatiucc a townshio to Hie amount of fifteen thousand d 1 1- lars and at such time or times thereafter aasaid railway company or Uiclr assigns shall designate there shall be delivered tosiul rall-vay coinpi.ny or their assigns in exchange for equal amount of thc paid up capital stock of said compnny the bonds of said township to sneh an amount or amounts which with the bonds previously dehv- crcii to sain company or lneir assigns snail amount in the aggregate to eighteen thousand dollars. Said election shall be held In said township a' tcrthlrty days notice tiieceofshall hive, been giv en in a newspaper publis?iedat ichita the co.ut ly seat of Sedgwick county suto uf Kansas aiul h.iTinga general circulation in said township of Morton. Atsaid election, those voting; in favor cr 'Is foregoing j.roiiositlon shall have writt 11 orru 1 -ed on iheir ballots ''For extending milt ,,.e olomon. Arkanas allcr A Kuslern u. r 0'inipnny," andailsuch iialloLs und only ,, shall be coutiledin lavor ofthe r-ji-.sltio . h ic inset forth. And thiue toting ulsnd b 1 analnstthe iorcgoinprooo.iiou sn.111 na e t ten or printed ou lneir biillut'S "A-.aliui ex logaiil ro the rolonion, ArkaiisaV alle X t, - - em railway coiupauy." suduli siitn lu.l t only such snail be counted ugainst the uoo . lion hireiubefiire set forth. Alt the fortgolug lobe tit accordance w fh petition of toa alorecHld result ut tax j'Ui . . f said ti,nn!iip abich said petltttu la m. lle'aart ot llils order. And it U further ordered thatthesherilfor- i county of Sedgwick, make due promairmfivc j the votersof said ta 'r.shlpo! the holding o t .1 eiecilu.i Ul U'c uiiieaim il iceu(..res:i.l. u , lishuig Ihe -auir lor tinny da . or more '. precclmg the diy of holding ?aidtlfctn 11 ' -quiredby law, and that in said pfchui.!.." o -sv-. forth at lsngtli aud lu full in the f..i oiilei. t Iu witness whereof we tiie undersign' del nun and members of Ihe Iloard of Conn .- i , -niHSioneta of edgick comity, state 01 ii have hereunto set oar h mils at enrll ch 1 i and members as afores-iid at the oil of W . tb county seat of said roncty tbfci 21 1I1 t July, A. O. H77. J- 31. STKBr.B,Cbij-mua. J. A.XKIOX, O O. JACOI13. Attct. JOILV TUCKKIt, seal 1 County Clerk. STATfc, OFKAXSAS Sedgwick County, i" 1, John 'tucker, connty clerk of said con ' , hereby certify mat Ihe above and foregoinj- 1- a luu complete ami correct copy in every pari -a-lar of thc order nude by the Hoard of torn' Comm ssloners of said county, at a special -c siou of said board duly convened and Leld a' ihe city of Wichita the county sest;of said county ra Uic23d dayor July, A. 1). 1V77, whichorde ji duly entered and recorded at length and in fu 1 on pages to inclusive of journal of re - ord of proDeedings of Ihe Hoard f count C' 'n misaiouers of Sedgwick county, State of Jvani-x- la testimony wliereof I liac herennto set m7 as county cleik and alllvedmyoClcIal fealat my ofllceintliacily of Wichita, In said count, and State, this 2Jd day of July, 177. JOUX TL'CKEn, fSeal County; Clerk. Xow therefore. I. II. XV. Dunning, Sheriff of Sedgwick county. SuxteorKansas.do hereby pro claim and make kuown that on the lib day of September, A I 1S77. there will be held . spc clal election at the usual place of voting in V mnnlclpal township of Morten in said oonnry of Serlgvick, for the proposition ronJaincl in da abo e on'er.ln the manner and form therein pro vided and set forth. . . Sheriff'soffloe. Wichita, Kansas. .Tnly 27th, A. V. 1377 il- W. DUXXLVO, 15-3 Sheriff of Sedjwici county, KwiUi iil rl ;-a -"!