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"Bill" Nutting riarried.
"Bill" Nuitinif, who killed "Frenchy" Langlois in a s.tloon fltflit in Hunnewell in the winter of 1893 4, aod who afterward left tbe state to avoid arrest for soiling liquor and re sisting an officer, was married in the eireet in front, of tbe jail about 6 o'clock April 20th to Ruby Underbill of Hunnewell, 22 Veara of age. Pro bite Judge StsiMbach performed the ceremony in the presence of District Clerk OverhoHzsr and a few passers by. After the ceremony, Nutting and his bride climbed into a covered wagon in which were some children sick with the measles, and drove on tnrough town toward Hunnewell, where Nutting intends to take up his abode again. They came from the oorth. The killing of Langlois, the trial of Nutting and his subsequent eo. pides, attracted tlieatteution of the satire county. Nutting was engaged in running a drug store or joiut in the town of Hunnewell when the killing oscurred, "Frenchy" Lang toia, a gambler and jointist, was run uing a place across the street fruiu Nutting's drugstore. The two were bitter enemies. 0 le night Nutting tilled up ou bad whisky and went loto Langlois' place and the two became involved lo a light Langlois struck Nutting over the head with a brand ing iron or poker, when Nutting drew a revolver and s!:ot him iu r he breast. Linglois took the revolver away from Nutting, laid It upon tbe bar and dolly brushed the Are from his vest. 'The shot had set his clothing on fire. Nutting WW hid on a stretcher a;.d medjcal assistance summor.cJ. His bead was found to be cracked open and for awhile his recovery was a mat ter of grave doubt. Langlois walked out of the back door of the saloon ap parantly unhaim d. The next morn ing he was f und behind an outhouse, frozen stiff Several hundred dollars which he was known to have had in that he was at a lo:-s to account for her intention, and d;ri not care todis cuss the question, further than to say that he w-.uld cive-a creat deal tn Asylum Committee Friday. K -Mayor S. N. Brown received a telegram from Major Tom Anderson, secretary of t he joint legislative com- , , . .uvriu. ,nuia,i,twjm Urid her whereabout. After working mittee appointed to select tbe loca I l..n;.,. v... .: . nt hi nm-kPt. wl.,n .hnt "",U UleU 01 Wellington, until late m tba Dish: without anv clue, Sutton turned the case over to officer Remspear this morning and another search was instituted, thi time among the railroad ticket offices, where it was fonod M at l young girl strongly answer log tbe description of Mr. Lambe's daughter, had purchaser! a tiket from James Morierety, one of the ticket agents o:' the .Santa Fe depot. The girl was in a quandry as to where she would go, and asked the agent for a ticket to some station be tween here and Augusta on the Frisco, saying she did not care which station it would be, whereupon a ticket to Andover was handed her, and after asking how far it was and a few other questions, she left, returning in time to board the 12:13 east, bound train. From the description given by Mr. Morierety and the peculiar actions of the girl Mr. Lambe was certain that it was his daughter, and will proceed to Andover todaj and attempt to bring her back. Mr. Lambe stated this morning that his daughter was of age and free to roajj where she pleased, bat lie l bought that a father's persuasion would result in showing her the wrong she bad committed aud bring bcr back to her home that had always been made comfortable and pleasant for her r.nd where no occur rence of tbepreseut nature lias ever mured its happy surroundings. School report blanks for sale at this office. A Kemarkab'e Kansas Merchant, j Cattle are beginning to move nn-tbe Last week's Topeka Mail tod Breetej Oklahoma division of the Santa ft contains an excellent half tone picture' and in southern Kanvas. As a result of Ttaoe. Richardson, the venerable a number of Santa Fe ongiuc rs and Wellington dry guods merehaut, with firemen have gone to that section tf the following reference to him: J the country this week where they will iiiomas iw:c Lardaon. one of r h nrb whlta th .nth u a v...,....,...., tlon for the new state insane asylum. Snurday morning, saying the com mittee would arrive in Wellington Friday morning, the 28th inst., over the Rock Island at 6:13 o'clock. Tiie committee will be met by the Wellington Commercial club. It is expected that they will spend at least two days here, and possibly three. Theadvantagesof Wellington will be thoroughly explained to them, and the several detlrabte sites near town shown to them. The fact that Wellington will be one of the last towns to be visited by the c immitlee is pleasing, as the committee will be at leisure to stay here and look the ground over thoroughly without hur rying away to complete the tour. The itenerary of the comraitiee has not been made public, but it is announced that Newton will be the first town visited. Th i acl that tbej will uot be in Wellington until Friday, indi cate the Intention of the committee to visit Clay Center, Concordia, Salina, Lyons aud other towns in the northern and central portions of the state first. Ti;e Kansas City Tinvs c.i respond eat at Topeka says the impression is that the new asylum will i?o to the southern part of the state. The committee that it to dtc'de on the location is composed of the following: Senators Anderson, Fulton, Zi miner and Lewelling; Representatives Con rad, Wright or Morton, Rear.er, Moore arid Bigham. when l.e was discovered the next morning. A printer who was in the room when tbesbool'og occurred, is suppossed to have followed him to the alley and robbed him where he fell. After his acquittal, Nutting went bick to Hunnewell and re-engaged in the drug business. Frank Ilendersou, then deputy sheriff, served a warrant on him aud attempted to arrest him for selling whisky. Nutting resisted arrest, thiew Henderson down and made his escape into t lie Territory. He was afterwar ds arrested in Okla homa on a requisition, but released. Nutting returned to Kansas some years afterward, and for some time eigb'y-tirst birthday and gave a large dinner pirty which was an event of extraord Lngmeer Furman and Ed Ash left with engine 5(51 and Milt and Ed Smith were tent south earlier in the week. There will also be a number of ilui mieresi..ur.uiciiardson lias been: engineers and firemen who will be in tbe mercantile business continu- taken from Argentine and if the busi ously for sixty-four years, a record tiess becomes heavy enough to need which probably no other merchant in them more will likely be sent, south Aiiusa can show. He w;is burn in 1 1814 near Frankfort, Kentucky. At ! twenty-one years of age he traveled by horseback acro-s the states of Ind iana and Illinois to La Grange, Mis- SOUri, which was ! hen on the frontier, Topeka Journal. jann oegan his long mercantile career I as the proprietor of a general store. : In January, 1863, Mr. Richardson sus i tained a severe misfortune iu the loss i by fire of a $10,000 stock of goods, with nsurance. But bv auu oracuc nc mea cine. e is a well informed, educated man aud was a commissioned officer in the civil war. has been rnnnin.,. Hr , ua,J d "mil'-' small DOStoffloe in Sedgwick county I , "f !s credit be and nractieinc medicine. lie I. B Promptly re-otablisl.ed himself, and his business soon regained its foiruer proportions. At the time of this fire Mr. Richardson was nearly fifty years of age, and the disaster lpft. Mm Hurt by a Boiler Explosion. almost nennilAM. hut. h. .t.n Tile boiler at Pfei.er. Hnnnl Or I anoin mA . ui . , ( ' rr- ivrSaiuauu nuawju luakinif plenty or boos slaughter house southwest of j money. Ho is now one of the wealth the city, blew up Thursday afternoon jiest men in southern Kansas his about 3:30 o'clock, and Geo. Pfeifer, fortune having been made since he who happened to be Standing within a was fifty years of age. Very few bus few feet of It, received several slight iness men have the courage to begin bruises and was burned and scalded anew after thev have reached the painfully. He miraculously escaped fifty mile post, and it is very rare In Serr'0l,s injurv- deed that a business man is able to I here was about 60 pounds of steam j pile up a fortune after he has passed .u tut wut-o uie explosion OC-IOUJ Hfueth year. Mr. Riehardsor. curred. The force of Hie explosion weut not through the roof of the building, tearing part of the roof off. Sp.irks from the engine fell in a near by straw pile and suited a blaze, which was soon put. out. Preifers injuries were received from flying na!s, and hot water. His leg-, body and one arm and shoulder were badly oealdcd. He has several cuts on his face, neck and head. J. Hoppel and his son Vivian were outside of the building when the ex plosion occurred. They ran into the building expecting to find Pfeifer fatally injured, but he had regained hi. wits and ran out the door as they were entering. As soon as the fire in the strawpile was extinguished. Pfeifer was brought to town and a ptiyalftaa attended to his injuries. They are not thought to be serious, and he will only be confined to his home for a few days. Lamba's Sad Miss-on. From Wichita Beaoon, April 30th. A. C. Lambe of Wellington, a prom Inent farmer and ex member of the state board of charities UDder the L"Sdjr administration, came to Wich ttalSftt night on a hunt for his lost daughter, who my-teno'isly disap peared from her home three miles south of Wellington, yesterday morn ing It was found at the Rock Island depot in Wellington that she had purchased a ticket for this city, arriv ing here on th2 morning train. When Mr. Lambe arrived in town last night he went directly to the police station, and there sought the aid of Detective Sutton to find tihe girl, but a thorough search throughout the city failed to locate her, and the discontented father was beside himself with grief over his daughter's strange actions in keeping her whereabouts unknown. Mr. Lambe was extremely reticent when sought for an interview by a Beacon reporter, giving just the mer est details to her leave taking, saying established himself at Wellington in 1879 and his store has evei since been one of the largest in Southern Kansas. In spite of his years he still takes an active interest in all the details of the busine-s. N it long ago Mr. aod Mrs. R.chardsou celebrated their fif tieth wedding anniversary. Mr. Richardson's son Tom, is the well known Ga'vesto i deep harbor boomer, who now lives at Houston, Tex." Real Estate Deals. Chas. Sargent has bought a tract of land io section 28, Gore township, of Wm. Harwood, for $l,ll0. G:o. C. Karesh of Harper county, has bought of Anna Karesh a tract of land in section 19. Muff township. John F. Reece has bought the undi vided four-fifths interest of Jimes M.C.Jackson in and to 160 acres of land in section 4, Oxford township. The consideration was $4,000. a. Q Howard has b .ugh and 20, blnrk 8, Argunia, of Chas. L Hail for $300. from here. A number of eiulit wheel engines are in the shops for light repairs and as soon as completed they Will be sent south where 'hey will be kept as long as stock is moving. DesfaSM Cannot ki Cured by local applications, as they cannnt reach lie disused portlou of tue uar. There Is only one w:ir to cure deafness, and that Is !y constitutional remedies. Deafness Is caused by an Inflamed condition of the mu CHOI lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube gets Inflamed jou bare a rumbling sound or Imperfect hearing, and when it la entirely closed deafness is the result, and uulefg the Inflammation ean be taken out aud this tube restored to its loruml condi Hon, bearing will be destroyed forever; nine eaee out 91 ten are caused bv catarrh, which is nothing but an Inflamed coudltl u of the mucous surfaces. We will niv One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness eatmed by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure, Send for circulars, free. t. J. Chknnev k Co., Toledo, O. BOM by Druffzisls. 7."c. BaU'l Family I'llls are th best. OA Bsustai A of tj&2V : Dr. Holiiogswortn reports an unus ual case at the home (if George Trost. He was called to see their little baby, twelve days old, which was said to be hiving fits. He found the babe par aljzedonone side, and on examina tion found a black stot on the top of his head at one side of the "soft spot" or opening in the skull found in all infants. The doctor cut open the place and removed a clot of blood from the brain as large as a quail's egg; and with the removal of the for eign mbrttoet ou the brain the par alysis was gone and the child ued its limb-i freely, and took nourishment in a short time. South Haven New Era. Dmk Grain 0 after you have concluded that you ought not to drink coffee. It is not a medicine but doctors order it, because it is healthful, invigorating and appetizing. It Is mace from jure grains and lias that fxli stal rrown color and tastes like the finest grades of coffee and costs about i as much. lots 19 Children like it and thrive on it be cause it is a genuine food drink con taining not hinir hut nnnric1m..t Theodosia E. Stephens has boutrht, Ask vour irrorer fnr r.min.n aw. -ts 9 and 10, block 27, Wellington, of j food drink. 15 and 2oc. Lacey A. lirumley, for $525 W. at Ready has biught lots 7 and I 8 block 18, Wellington, of the South I en Kansas Mortgage Co., 'or $75. Manila J. Tobias has Teachers, Xotice. School report blanks for sale at this i 'iftjee-50c per 100: 25c for 50, and leis InnanMliaM m. l .. .,, rwi Xt Durcuased : " V . " -f 1 .U 1 to 12, inclusive, block 39, Oxford, j " ,,e,ll. ; i "f A. S. Wright, for $i20. , David A. Meloy has been app tinted Mrs. B. It. Wilson of Wellington, postmaster at Blackstone, vice E. M Ins soid two lots in Belle Plaine to Adams, resigned. Ciark Knox. Ada Fooshee has bought seven lots ! Id a,most ever' neighborhood there in block 14, Oxford, of Chas. J.Collins is scmo 0De wbose lif iias Deen saved for $110. ' by Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and When Traveling I Diarroca Remedy, or by the use of Whether on pleasure bent or busi-! tha Tl?6- "ch Psons make a ness, take on every trip a bottlc of ! f01" f tellif f 't wbenever oppor Syrup of Figs, as it act, most plea J T ' 'i"1 U S be antly and effectually on the kidneys i n , 8UV'Dg 0tber F liver, and bowels, preventing fevers! U9t8' headaches, and other forms of sick Leonhardt's ness. For sale in 50 cent bottles by j ANTI-PILL all leading druggists. Manufactured Cores Biliousness. Action not followed by the California Fig Syrup Co. only, by "ftfribasncss.- Doubt it? Tryitl The NicSiGls-Shsparcl V,,.',i.- . I . r , ... tw...6 111 ut-iws 10 niaKc a p?ncct ror.a ev.tl thrcsber cnHr.c hr.s 4 been left out or alwhted in the const ran inn ..f ib Ki.tud. is 1 4 Traction Engine. 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