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BOTH SECTIONS ONLY- 11.00 per Year. People's Voice. ISSUED WEEKLY, I1ST TWO SECTIOITS. Suesday! I FIRST WITH 1 3 THE NEWS. i By LYMAN NAUGLE. At War With Class Legislation and Mal-Admlnlstratlon. Established Aurjust 26, 1390. VOLUME X. WELLINGTON, KANSAS, TUESDAY. MARCH ti, 1899.-FIRST SECTION. NUMBER 12, Foot Protectors. The feet need a good protection through the spring months. Our line of Ladies' Kangaroo Calf Shoes at $1.75 and $2.00 give the needed protection and also a very satisfactory amount of wear. Lace or Button. Buttrey's. TERMS CASH. Ht K Ikd a Spantaid. Barley Moyar of Coo way Springs, a soldier i.i tbe late v a r with Spain, was in 'lie city Thursday. Besides1 bearing toe distinction of being tbe oniv Sumner county boy who killed a Spaniard in the war, lie lias a record of narrow escapes not equalled by m iny persons. Moyer was a private in toe Fourth Ohio volunteer infaotry. He enlist ed in tiie four toco I fa Ohio national guards, Governor McKinley's old es cort, a few days aftt r Lite declaration of war. His aur.paoy enlisted la the Pourlli Ohio volunteer infantry in a body, and was placed in General Milis' command. Tbe Fouith Ohio embirkeil from Newport News fur Santiago de Cuba and touched Santi ago while M lies w::s tiieiv on an Inspection of liie American troops tbeu in tbe I renciies. They proceed ed to I'u rlo Llico under the com mand of Gen. Miles and par: icipated in the triumphal ranch tlnough the island. It was while doing picket duly in Porto U;eo 1 hat Mover killed 1 Span iard. The American troops iiad cap tund tbe town ofGiutu, after driving the Spania ds' into the bills. The American-' also captured an Impor tint bridge and road baaing into Guam, and stationed sentinels to guird tbe highways. M oyer occupied Ike extreme outpost, at the bridge Throe companies of Spaniards wlm bad been dr von into tbe bills, de sired lo capture the bridge and station their artillery there. They p'aoned to kill Mover without, alarm log tbe other sentinels. Moyer siw a sneaking Spaniard in tbe under brush de; ailed to nssisSiuate him, and lie ;i : 1 at him, killing bin. The Shot alarmed the sentinels and three companies of American soldiers came to Ins aid. The Americans, number log about 300 men, captured t he time companies of Spaniards, numbering about 400 meu. When peace was declared the Fourth Ohio embarked for New York from the island of Viequi, off tb western coast of Porto Rico. From New York they went o Philadelphia, and from there tn Washington, where President McKinley gave them a reception and shook bands with and spoke to each and every member of tbe regiment. From Washington they went to Columbus, where they were mustered out about two and half months ago. Moyer is still a member of the Obio natiooal guards. Besides having many narrow es capes while in tbe army, Moyer bas had some thrilling experiences in private life. His hair was turned white by bis experience in the St Louis cyclone. He was pinned to the grouni for ten hours by the joist of a building that had been blown down, and every minute expected a pile of iron and stone to fall upon bis bead and crush the life out of him. Two feet from bim, pinioned by the same timber, was a woman whose life slowly went out while he was unable to lift a finger for ber or himself. Fire was rapidly eating its way toward tbem, and but for a timely rescue he would have beeQ burned to death. A few years ago Moyer was in i disastrous railroad wreck at the Han nibal bridge of tbe Hannibal 4 St Joe rallwav. His escape from death in the wreck was most miraculous. He is an exceedingly interesting young man, is well educated and is a good coi.versaliouahst. He speaks Spanish fl icntly, and may decide to return to Cuba and seek his fortune there in private pursui's. Negro Thieves Caught. City Marshal Sliawver caught two Arkansas City chicken and hide thieves Friday affrnoon. Their names are Henry Marshall and Fred Harper. Harper wa just released from jail at Wintkld. He bad been d-irg time for stealing bog-. Marshall wax arrest.ed first aud taken to the Bit J jail. As Officer Shawver was unlock ing the door the segre drew a revolver and attempted to shoot him. Shaw ver grabbed the revolver and stru-'k the negro over tbe head with iiiscane. The negro dropped tbe revolver and ran up the alley and through Long man's barn with the officer in pursuit. Sha a' ver shot at the negro twice with his own revolver, and snapped the three remaining loads it him, but the shots went wild. Marshall was caught on North F street Officer Shawver then began looklrg for Harper, who had stilted bark to Arkansas City with the team and wagon in which they came here. A ng was secured and H irp 1 w is 1 v r taken three miles eist of town II was brought bacit and &Cked u Tue Arktnsis City authorities'!) 1 been notified. A Great Book Free. Winn Dr. 11. V. Pierce ul Buffd n, N. Y., published tbe first edition t ln great work, The People aTCoojiuoB S. iise Medical dviser, lie m. un tli.it afti-r GSoOCO c .(ii- - bad bei n sn at the regular price,! 50 p rc pv. 1 e pn II on wnicii would repay bin fm be great am um o( iaior a;.d m n expended in produnug i , be distribute the ue t Iwil mi li n frf. As this number of copies has. already -ten sold he is n w giving away, ab solutely free, ooOO O Copies tit lU m 1st complete, lut r t4ng and valu able common sense m dlcal aorkevei pubjished the recipient only beinv r quired to inti! to nun. at above ;:rj li'ess, twenty-one (21) ne -o lit s ;.ini- toe vercoel nl mailing only, and tin book wiii be seal postpaid. It is a veritable medical libfar), enrapiete in e volume. Contains ioj8 p gas pro fusely illustrated, the tree edition s precisely tiie saiu as that sold at M.6Q except Ofjly that tbe books are in strong maiiila paper Covers Instead of cloth. Seud iii before ail are given away. Real Estate News. VYsB. B. Kni-ely bas bought l it 11, block 3, Perth of Jobn B. Koiseiy, f.-r $20. John H. Porter has bought lots 10, 11 and 12, block 75, Oxford, or R. T. Wilcox, fi.r$tl0. and told them to Unas. and E. Boeera for $:. P. B. DiKlay of Wichita, has bought of F. L. Holing of Kingfisher, lot 34, b ock 28, Conway Springs, for $1,000. J.J. Owens has bought of ('. P. Dewey of Cliicago, 80 acr--s of land near Soul h H tven, for $1,250. Mary T. Barlow has bought 1(10 acres of land in Osborne township: consideration, $1,542. C. F. Luening has traded bis farm north of Argtmia for the Cher ver properly in the Third ward, John Saylor has bought 2i acres of land on North A street of O. M. Say lor, for $300. The tract is a portion of the old Harris property. Our Greatest Clubbing Offer. Our farmer readers should not overlook the great clubbing combina tion we have secured for them this year, for when it is considered how cheap the combination is and bow well it covers the farmer's wants, it should go into every farm house. It gives him this paper, with all the local and county news. The Indica ator, which is the leading practical farm paper of the West, its Special Farmers' Institute editions, which briugs a Farmers' Institute to bis own fireside every month, The Poultry Farmer, which is tbe great poultry paper of the country devoted to farm flocks kept for profit, the Farmers' Mutual Insurance Journal, devoted to farmers' co operative insurance, and the Humane Alliance in all, six publics Mods all for one year, for only $1.45. TheSpecial Farmers' Institute edition f jr February, just out, is very inter esting and contains articles from 170 farmers on four Important practical farm topics. See it and the regular edition of The Indicator, The Poultry Farmer, Tbe Mutual Insurance Journal and The Humane Alliance. and then take advantage of this great offer. Subscriptions for the com bination taken and samples shown at this office. Death of Wm. M Jordan. Wm. H. J rdan died at his home in Greene township Friday morning at W0 o'clock, after six days' illnees. He was taken sick last Friday night with bowel tto ible. T hursd iv he was apparently much better and hopes were entertained for bis recovery. The funeral Wt-re held at Ins (nfUMf home Sunday morning at 11 o'clock i und -rthe auspices of the Masonic and ; AO.U.W. lodges of this city, of which l.e was a membe'. The ser vices were conducted by Rev. F. F. iiernstorff. Interment will be made in 'be Jordan ceni' lerj , not mile '-ast of Ins former home. Fiie deceased wis one of the best known and most highly ie-peeled and taiversnlly esteemed farmers in Sum ner county. H wa ab ml 53 . ear uf age when he died, lie bad Ven a resident uf (bis count since October 23, 1872. He came litre iroui Missouri out was original.) from eastern Vir ginia. He sett id on toe f irm which vas his home, reeuiptiug it from ' he Indian t: u-t 1 itid. He leaves a wife .n.d daughter, fnher and sefi n bi ilber and :s i. I! is father, J ub Jo'd it, reidi d vitii him. The d . hie , rfl-s O.iie Jordan, 20 year; t , ty his Hist wife, is a student in the SumSer Co iutj Bigb c Kiot. Two of liis iirotbers and oae'sistef ire -id-nts tiie wreck, their clothes being muddy and torn and their faces and bodies scratcbed. Many of the passengers had their heads and arms in hand ages. Conductor Thomas was in charge of No. 4, but was suffering from a spraiuf d back, an injured leg, and various bod iiy bruises. His face bore many scratches and bruiseg. He worked heroically to save the life of Express Messenger Freeman, whose piieous appeals for help could be heard above the roar of the flames and the agonizing cries of the injured and frightened passengers, but before T iomas could chop through the sides if the car containing the imprisoned baggageman, the flames drove him away and tbe crew were compelled to stand id y by and see theircomp.inion burned to death. All of the baggage, express and mail was destroyed The train crew pro nounced it the worst wreck imagin able, and say it is remarkable that on'y one death resulted. i 1 i .- - - ! : . WM II. JOBD1X. tnm a picture taken la t Much. tf 'ii; county: James Jordan of Greene township, If, F. Jordan of lie. lc Plnine, .nd Mrs Mary OsboTM if Belle Pis ne. Two sisters and a brothel lire in the cast: Mis.Livmia Hr-vner of e :'ern Virginia, Mrs Ellen J irdan Perslcv of W.si, Virginia, and A. Ii. J rdin of Lewis C i'iniy, West. Virginia Tbe Femalnlng brother,' Bpbrirm Q Jut dan, lives in Okie llo-na. The deceased owned a half lectloa of li ie laud in Greene township, well improved ainl slocked with tiueeattle. He carried 17,010 life insurance, $3,000 of which wt- in i i.e Seleet Fiiends lodge. 82,000 in the Select Knights an-i $2,000 in the A.O.U.W. The in surance is divided t qually between his widow and only ciiild. Two days before he died, realizing from the outset that he would not recover, be made a nuicuna'.ive will directing mat after all his debts had been paid, his real estate and personal effects be divided equally betwecu his two sur viving heirs. Wreck on Rock Island. Journal, Friday. Itock Ilaud passenger N j. 3, in charge of Conductor Billy Tuorn"", due in Wellington at 6:13 o'clock this morning, was ditched the other side of Volland. bbe second statioo south of McFarlaud, Wabaunsee county, about 12:25 u'clock this m jrning. Tue entire train was throwu down an em- oankment a distance of forty feet, rolling over several times. The train mmediately caught lire from the stoves, and Express Messenger Free man, whose home was in K inas City, was burnt-1 to death. He leaves a wife and four children. Tne eutire train, with the exception of tbe sleeping car, was destroyed by fire. The telegraph poles and wires in the vicinity of the wreck were also des troyed by tire. Not a single passenger escaped injury. Tbe cause of the wreck is unknown but it was probably due to a broken rail. The train was going at a high rate of speed when it left the track. Train No. 4, which went through Wellington last night at 9:22 o'clock, was turned around at Volland, not being able to piss the wreck, and passed through the city at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon, on her way south. A Journal reporter met the train at the depot and learned the facts here in stated from the train crew during tbe stop of less than one minute here. The eutire crew showed tbe marks of Mrs O. C. Allen and R EL Massen gillof Caldwell, were injured in the K ck loud wreck at Volland Exi d .v. Mrs Allen's lip was cut and ber ankle sprained. MaasengiU was initio tbe shoulder, 8"alp, leg and thigh. The Topeka Journal gives the best account of i he wreck: The train left) Alma, tbe first station north of Volland, on time and had reached a i i ed of 30 miles an hour by tbe time it, reached Volland station. As the whceU of the engine tank struck the W' st switch at the station they ta& d nl. fl i.v tiie track, the tank break Imj loose from the engioe and dragging tbe Combination baggage and mail car and the smoker down the embank in ot. The coach aud chair ear . inned aalf way over snd remained in tiiat p i-iliira. Tbe Pullman sleeper in the r.-ur alune kept the rails. The engine tank and the baggage and smoking cars toppled over on their sidesea tbe emUsbkment. Aim st instantly fire broke out, in the baggage car, suppos e iiy from the broken lamps. There were 59 pHSsengerson t he train at the tiim of the accident, the niaj irity In tbe derailed cue. When the cars left the track tl.ey were thrown from their Seats in all directions. The lights went out and consternaliou seized Lbem in the dirkneSS. In the smok ing car men broke through the win d iws and otambored over the side of tin-car in making their escape. The pssseugeri in the coach and chalrcar, men and women, rushed for the d tors snd jumped from the platforms down i lie slight era ankment. In a few minutes the cars were entirely emp tnnd. By Hi it time the biggage ear was in il in - aud before anyone realized that the baggageman had not eseaped it was tOO late, to save him. It is supposed he was pinned down by the fatttaf trunks, and unable to as-isl himself was burned to death under the load of biggage. A few charted bones were the only remalos found among t,fae wreckage of the burned car. The mail clerks in the o:her end of the car made their escape by crawling over the side. Tbe tire spread quickly from tbe baggage car to the cars behind if, and in a short time all were in flames. The Pull man was saved by being pushed back a few feet from the burning chair car. Before the relief train sent out arrived at the scene of the accident lbs fourcars werea mass of wreckage. Volland is not a night station, and it was half an hour after the accident occurred before the word was received at tbe Rock Island offi -es in Topeka. Conductor Thomas and Engineer Riley, with engine 922, were in charge of the train. Tha cause it the derail ment can only be surmised. Tbe wheels of the engine pissed safely over tbe switch and the wheels of the tank were the first to leave tbe track. It is believed that the Hinge on one of the wheels gave way as tbe tank struck the switch. When tbe tank broke loose from the engine it pulled it around across the track and there it remained. The engineer and fire man were considerably shaken up, but not injured In tbe least. Best of All To cleanse the system in a gentle acd truly beneficial manner, when tbe spring time comes, use the true nod perfect remedy, Syrup of Figs. Buy tbe genuine. Manufactured by tbe California Fig Syrup Co., only, and for sale by all druggists, at 50 cents per bottle. Dr. C. A. Place, presideot of South west Kansas college, has purchased a rice plantation of 1,000 acres at Beau moot, Tex., near Port Arthur, and has it already well equipped. He will retain his position in the college until tbe end of tbe present school year. Haughty Thinks He is Rich. John W. Haughey returned from Chicago last week, where be went to attend a meeting of the directors of tbe Consolidated Gold Mining and the Evans-Van Heckey Mining com panies. These are the mines in Arizona which are reported fabulous ly wealthy. Haughey talked to us on Saturday about tiie mines, and if half li is hopes are realized he will soon be rich enough to retire from active life and spend the balance of his days in ease and luxury. He is ooeof six men who have absolute control of the miues, twenty-four in number. The meeting in Chicago was attended by interested men from Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Virginia to perfect the title of the company to the entire list of mines. The mines are located in southeastern Arizona near tbe Mexico line, in the Greenloy district of the Gold range. In addition to the twenty-four mines, the company owns a thousand acres of placer mining lands, through which runs a large river winch all irdl plenty of water for all purposes. Tbe company at present has only twenty stamps in operation, which he says are no sufficient to hand le tbe output of one mine. They have bought a number of other stamp mills which will soon be in operation. Haughey bad one of the gold bricks with him in Wellington before he went to Chicago, but says he iid not show it to tbe boys because he feared they would give him the equine escbinnatioo. neleft it in Topeka with L. G. Real, receiver of the Tope ka Savings bink, who is also inter ested in the mines, upoo his return from Chicago, but says be is going to brief it down next week aud show it to tiie Missoorians, Three of tbe gold bricks are in a bank tafe at Topeka. They are ibout six inches long and an inch square, weighing from 90 to 100 ounces. Haughey says that Stratton, the Cripple Creek multi millionaire, vis ited the Ariz ina mines recently witli an expert and after a thorough in vestigation, offered to put in and operate a thousand gtamps for 51 per cent, or a controlling interest, in the mines, but the Company gave him a loud lau-h which is still reverberating among the canons and cliffs of the Gold mouutaiu range. Tiie stamp mill they have in operation at present is turning oat about $3,000 a month and tiie money is being used to enlarge and improve the facilities for handling the ore The company con templates improvements which will involve the expenditure of several hundred thousand dollars and they expect to make them with the money they arc taking out of the mines. We hope Haughey Vdream ot wealth will be realized, for no man would get more genuine enj yment and real benefit from it than be and his f imily aud their friends. The Pitts Murder Case. A. F. Pitts is under trial at Garden City for the murder of Geo. H. Nabors. The prisoner is a cousin of Geo. T. Pitts of Wellington, who is in Garden City assisting in the defeose. The case is attracting considerable atten tion out there aud a short history of it will be of some interest to the people here. According to tbe prisoner's story, he had rented from E. J. Pyle a tract of laud joining the Nabjrs place for a pasture, and run a fence partly around it, fastening the end of his fence to tbe Nabors fence. Nabors cut his fence where it joined tbe other, and he fixed it, putting In posts witbin a few inches of tbe Nabors fence. This was cut several times, ss the other had been, and some of bis cattle got out and into Nabors' field. When he remonstrated with Nabjrs for cutting the fence, he was cursed and threatened. Thinking that Nabors probably thought be bad no right to the land, he went to Pyle and got a note to Nabors, showing his right to t he tract. He delivered the note to Lewis Nabors, who cursed him aod threw a brick at him. On the even ing before the killiog the fence was cut again, and Pitts and his daughter drove his cattle into a corral to keep tbem from getting on Nabors' place. In the morning he went again to re pair the fence. He had not been at work long before Nabors aod bis son, Lewis, came driving toward bim in a wagon. He kept working, and when they came close to him they greeted him with vile epithets as on former occasions, and told bim be would have to tear that fence down. He asked wby be could not be allowed to fence his own land. In reply tbey Jumped from tbeir wagons aod rushed upon him wltb pitchforks. He dodged a OU s Arc Ever I Depressed j Is it not due to nervous exhaustion? Things always look so much brighter when we are in good health. How can you hive courage when suffer ing with headache, nervous prostration and great physical weakness? Would you not like to be rid of this depression of spirits? How? By removing the cause. By taking It gives activity to all pans that carry away useless and poisonous materials from your body. It removes the cause of your suffering, because it re moves all impurities from your blood. Send for our book on Nervousness. To keep in good health you must have perfect action of the bowels. Ayer's Pills cure con stipation and biliousness. Vtrttm to our Ooctoro. Perbapt yon would lika to ronnlt leme etulocnt plirikUm about Tour condition. Than write ut freely alf the artleulatt tc ;onr Vim will re ceive a promt! reply, without roat Addreee, DR. J. C AVER. LoweU. M. blow aimed at htm ty N ibors, receiv ing it in the back. At this he ran to secure his gun which was standing against the river bauk. Lewis Nabors ran to the wagon and got his Win Chester, when Pitts shot him, but did not bring himdown. As Lewis turned around and tried to fire, Pitts shot again, this time bringing him to tbe ground. At this George Nabors ran toward the wagon to get the gun, but Pitts had reloaded, and shot him be fore be could get it. From the Philippines. There was much reticence shown at the war department Friday to dis cuss a cable dispatch from General Otis which was regarded as most im portant by those who read it as indi cating that hostilities might ceaae very suddenly in tbe Philippines and a collapse of the insurrection occur at any time. The reasons for the belief of General Otis that a climax might come at any hour was not stated, but his assumption was based on the favorable reports he had re ceived from various sources that the Filipinos were tired of the war aod Aguinaldo's leadership. It Is believ ed at tbe war departmeot that tbe method in which tbe Americans have conducted tbe fighting has doos much to convince tbe Filipinos of the uselessness of trying to drive out the Uoited States forces. Tbe fighting has been of different character from that to which they were accustomed when tbe Spaniards were In posses sion of Manila. General Otis' csbls has caused a great deal of gratifi cation. It was sent to the president st Tbomasville. The preparations that have been under way to send further troops and supplies to tbe Philippines have not been detailed, however. Tbe light batteries, which General Otis requested in tbe cable of that oigbt.wlil be sent, as they will be useful in future operations and in case of disturbances in tbe distant parts of the islaod. For Sale. A good paying, well-established business: small capital required. Al so two full blooded-Percheron stal lions, two full-blooded Percberon mares, and three or four three-quarter bred mares. If tbe above stal lions are not sold soon would let them out on shares for the season. Call on or addreas J. A. Stevens, Wellington Kansas. 14 An original widow's pension of $8 per month baa been issued to Mra Mary E. Baugbo of Oxford.