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CD VOLUME XI. WELLINGTON, KANSAS : THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 1900. NUMBER 32. ft mm FOR THEY KNOW )pil m Our Patrons ARE OUR BEST Advertisers We work to please our custo mers. It matters not whether your purchase amounts to a 5 cent pair of socks or a fifteen dollar suit, we strive just as hard to see that you get xactly what You wish AS WE HAVE AN far iStp for you to make your selec tions from. Each and every dollar you spend with us 0s6 iasriife to give you one dollar's worth of goods in return. Clothier Furnisher, Matter SPLENDID CONVENTIONS. Winning Ticket Nominated la Wellington Saturday Afternoon. Probate Judge C. G. Handy District Cleric J. Root. Gillam Superintendent-. . . .Geo. C. Wakefield County Attorney S. C. Burnette Commissioner. ........ J. VV. Chapman Senator A. C. Lambe Representative, "3d dist.Dr. J. A.Rea Representative, 74th " ..W.T. Field Co. H. S. Trustees M. Piatt, E. Van Horn and Frank Browner. At i:30 a. m., Chairman Rogers called the Populist convention to order at the opera house. A. C. Lambe was elected temporary chairman and J. Robt Gillam temporary secretary and the following committees were appointed: Order of Business J. R. Boasall. of South Haven township, Chairman; J. M. Rogers of Eden township, Dr. S. T. Beal of Conway Springs, Adam Wolf of Guelp township, J. H. Franklin of Wellington. Permanent Organization John Hmch- cliffe, of Wellington, Chairman; Anthony Hahn of Blutf township, II. C. Smith ot Oxford township, John C. Sylvester of Seventy-Six township, A. Logan of Avon township. Resolutions A. G. Forney, of Belle Plaine township, Chairman; C. G. llandv of Eden township, W. J. Lingenfelter of Wellington, Austin Aikin of South Ha ven. D. T. Wimer of Greene township. Credentials James Kirby, of Belle Plaine, Chairman; John Bowermaster of Guelph township, Hiram Hawkins of Downs township. Conference Wm. Stryker, of Welling ton, Chairman; Frank Zook of Ryan township, H. A. Bishop of Guelph town ship, Ben B. Wilson of Wellington, John Craig of Eden township. Hugh Farrelly, candidate for attorney general, was present and made a short talk. Immediately after assembling and while waiting for the reports of the com mittees, Farrelly and Congressman Bot kin addressed the convention. Both made excellent speeches showing up the splendid record of the last Populist state administration and the vicious policies and tendencies of the imperialistic, trust ridden Republican party. The speeches were well received a id brought added courage and hope to all fusionists and discouragement and dismay to the few Republicans who were in attendance and listened to the speeches and saw the enthusiasm and harmony which prevailed.- .. In obedience to the recommendation of the committee on permanent organiza tion the temporary organization was made permanent with the addition of Ben Willey and A. D. Winsor as assistant secretaries. Report of committees on Order of Bus iness, Permanent Organization, Resolu tions, Conference and Credentials were unanimously adopted. C. G. Handy was nominated for pro bate judge by acclamation. For clerk of district court A. D. Winsor received 43 votes; Ben B. Willey 82; and J. Robt. Gillam 199. For county superintendent S. D. Crane received 130 votes and George C. Wakefield received 178. Swan C. Burnette for ceunty attorney by acclamation. A. C. Lambe for senator by acclama tion. 31. Piatt of Belle Plaine, E. Vanllorn of Ryan and Frank Browner of South Haven were nominated for trustees of the County High School. The following persons were elected as delegates to the Seventh district conven tion: B. F. Zook, W. J. Lingenfelter, Ben B. Willey, Ben B. Wilson, Preston Wyckoff, Wm. Stryker, Hiram Hawkins, Geo. A. Cease, Dr. A. Logan, Arthur Wydick, II. F. Harbaugh. Each dele- egate is to select his own alternate. The Seventy-Third Representative convention organized by electing A. G, Forney as chairman and Charley Hat field as secretary. Dr. J. A. Rea received b9 votes and B. F. Tracey 63. The Seventy-Fourth Representative convention organized by electing D. J. Wimer as chairman and W. A. Mickley as secretary. The candidates for nomi nation were 0. P. Hubbard and W. T. Field. W. T. Field was nominated and his nomination was made unanimous by motion ot Mr. Hubbard. The Third Commissioner District con vention was organized by electing A. C Lambe as chairman and J. Robt Gillam as secretary. The candidates fornomi nation were A. E. Alexander aud Judge Chapman, but before the result could be announced Mr. Alexander moved to make the nomination of Mr. Chapman unanimous. Most interest centered in the report of the committee on conference. This re port was entirely satisfactory and was unanimously adopted. It follows: we, tne conlerence committees ap pointed oy me ropuiisi ana juremocrauc conventions to arrange terms and condi tions of a union pf the allied forces in Sumner county, Kansas, during the campaign, beg leave to recommend: That fusion be effected between the allied forces of Sumner county, Kansas, on the following terms: We recommend that the Populist party be accorded the nominees for the follow ing offices, to-wit: Probate judge, clerk district court, su perintendent public instruction, commis sioner of Second district, state senator, representative of Seventy-Third district, three high school trustees. - That the Demxratic party be accorded the nominee for county attorney. That Organized Labor be accorded the nominee for representative of the Seven ty-Fourth district Bene. Wilson, j. x. weger, wm. Stryker, B. F. Zook, Populist Committee. Geo. T. Pitts, H. C Keeling, W. T. Field, W. E. Wood, M. C. Corxwell, Democrat ic Committee. J The nomination of every candidate was made unanimous in both conven tions. Swan Burnette, the only Demo- Jubilee Attractions Tbe Voice has compiled a list of the attractions offered at the Sum ner County Jubilee. It is as fine a lot of attractions as was ever offered. Here it is: Band, 35 Professional Musicians. Wallace Glass Blowers. Ferris Wheel (2). Corn Display. Reeiment of 500 men(Garver's). Driving Horse Exhibition. Dan Rice's Trained Pigs. Zarros aerlalite performers. Prof. Beffel, trick bicycle rider. Hindoo Wonder, onLlvinz Burial. Prof. Baby Bliss. Midway. Prof. Mehan's Dog show DeKreko Bros.' Streets of Cairo. Oriental Theatra. Tscheedi's Warograph. Ogee, the snake eater. Lunette, of Flying Lady. Sapho living pictures. City of Jerusalem. German Village. German Theatre. Tyrciean Quartette. Patterson's swing. Pyramid Builders' parade. A. II. T. D. A. parade. Feat of Osiris. A. H. T- D. A. picnic. Flower parade. Wheat exhibits. Tom Thumb Railway. cratic nominee, was endorsed by the convention unanimously as were the Populist nominees in the Democratic convention at the court house. Every candidate is a credit to his party, will make a good race and with the universal good feeling and enthusiasm among both Democrats and Populists as contrasted with the unsatisfactory ticket and dissat isfaction with bossism and ring rule among Republicans, there can be no un certainty as to the result this fall. Every fusionist should and will work faithfully for the election of the whole ticket. W. H. Slddens has bought two lots In block 8, P. A. Wood's addition to Wellington, of Thos. B. Brown, for $175..., A. H. Swan has bought an 80 acre farm near Argonla of Z. T. Eas ter, for 11,000.... Jane Nachtrib has bought an eighty near Mulvane of Samuel II. Smith, for $1,500.... R. E. Smith has bought of nenry T. Shobe 240 acres of land in Springdale town ship, tor $2,700, Coming Event. The Log Rolling at Conway Springs, Wednesday, Sept. 5. Great time antici pated. Arkansas City, Caldwell, Win field and Wellington degree teams have entered for the f 100.00 prize. Several bands will be there and contest for the $75.00 prize. Other prizes of special value will be contested for. The Mis souri Pacific will run a special from Win field. Leaves Winfield at 8 a. m, and makes connection at Riveriale with north and south Rock Island both morn ing and evening. Train leaves Conway at 6:30 p. m. One fare for round trip on Missouri Pacific from all stations be tween Winfield and Conway. The Rock Island in all probability will announce a one fare rate from all stations between Caldwell and Riverdale. Everybody is going. Conway will have the largest crowd in her history. liss Esther Milner of Caldwell, who has been visiting Miss Lillle O'Brien, returned home Tuesday. Give Your Peet Comfort ANOTHER shipment of Ladies' Prince Alberts has jasi come in. This is a hand-turned, vide toe, con gress slipper. They are as comfortable as a shoe can be, and make a neat appearance The price is only $1.50. Let us try a pair otiyour feet BUTTREY Terms Cash. J. R. Cree, who brought a threshing outfit to Wellington from Loeansport, Ind., last spring, and paid $50 freight cn water in the engine boiler, think ing there was no water in Kansas, weGt back to Hoosier civilization this morning. The rainy season here knocked him out of several weeks' work, and if he brings bis threshing outfit back to Kaosas next summer he will probably bring a circus tent al9. to keep the raius fromiinterfertr with his work. GET READY FOR THE JUBILEE I Engle's Jubilee I IN Tip DR6SS GOODS HND SILKS DO 5 'T YOU MEED A TO DRESS?! SKIRT OR WAIST? . If so it will be to your interest to consult Engle's Dress Goods and Silk Department. We are now showing the latest wool fabrics in Cheviots, Homespuns, Pebble Cheviots, Poplins in Pastel Shades, Coverts, Plaids, Camel's Hair, Soleils, Brocades and many other leading fabrics. We are also showing a full line of Dress Trim mings and Lining9 to match. We are showing a big line of n 1 S lor TEA JACKETS I IN PATTEBN3 NO TWO ALIKE. IF YOU WANT X I Ladies' Tailor-Made Suit i g 0" You Buy Them Now at Half-Prlce. Eversthing in Silks is shown in our Silk Department If you want a Waist why not get the new and up-to-date patterns as shown by us. We also call your attention to our line of Ready-Made Silk Waists, Dress Skirts and Petticoats. NEW GOODS are constantly being received. Our Buyer is now in the east. Come and see us. JACOB BNGLE WELLINGTON, KANSAS A. . .i. . 1 .1. . 1. p t .1. .