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Only 22 Miles to Cleveland.
, LU1CBS&, $19 TO $22.
O-ABOHKT -A.3iTr) ROCK SHlHSTGr COAL, $6. Sc $7
Corn, 40 cents. Flour, $3. to $3.20. Ellsworth flour, Horse Shoe, and flour of Plains.
jsrviEZEtryr tkhjtg- kept tost stock:-
Come and See Us &Save Money.
.L. A. HANCHETT, Manager.
' THE THOMAS COUNTY CAT.
Thursday, Octobkk. Sth, 1885.
Vote for Judge Nov. 3d.
A little late this week.
Jewelry nt the drug store.
Clocks at Smith & Walker's,
Magazines at the drug store.
The school house loometh up.
Funny papers at the drug store.
(jo to I. 11. Builers' for hardware.
Fresh canned goods at Donelan's.
M. Donelan has received a new
Got your reading matter at the drug
' Don't fcget the show Saturday
Ileular trains now run into
Considerable real estate chang
Kead the commissioner:' pro
ceedings. Mrs. 0. K. Corporan is visiting
A. Chitwood is suffering with the
Salt by the barrel at J. W. Al
ien & Sons'.
If you have a farm for "sale, call
on II. K. Weld.
Jugs, jars, crocks and churns at
J. W. Allen & Sous'.
New invoice of clothing just re
wived at Donelan's.
II. E. Weld buys and sells wild
and improved lands.
Go to the lied Front on 4th streetfor
all kiuds of furniture.
Remember Donelan carries, the
lxwt brands of flour.
The new postolHee building will
bo enclosed this week.
Don't buy an overcoat until you
ec Donelan's new stock.
I. II. Dullers made a trip to Wal
lace on business this week.
P. It Lewis i building a house
on his claim this week.
Will Harvey returned Tuesday
from Carleton, Nebraska.
A car load of "Vinton flour just
received at Donelan's.
W. G. Porter has purchased the
Cat building of D. M. Dunn.
Adams has had the front of his
"building painted a bright red.
Arthur Allen was down from
Oberlin the first of the week.
The new billiard hall is in run
ning order this week, with Lou Carey
M. Donelan will put in a com
plete stock of dry goods, etc, in a
Fine stock gents' furnishing
goods will be opened at Donelan's in
a few days.
Some one stole a pair of boots
from in front of M. Donelan's store
one day this week.
Frank Pingree will soon com
mence the erection of au otliee oppo-
fsite the Cat building.
W. 11. Copelaud is ceiling his of
fice this week and making other im
provements for winter.
The Cat office will soon have a
large job press in the place of the
smaller one now in use.
E. P. Worcester has sold his
Grainfield paper and will move his
family to Colby next week.
M. Donelan has bought Lucas
Zihlman's stock of clothing, and will
move it into his store next week.
Ohio has gone Republican by over
twenty thousand majority, and the
legislature is Republican on joint bal
Smith & Walker have just re
ceived an elegant line of jewelry. If
you want any tiling in tue line, can
and see them.
Hines & Stout, contractors and
builders, are prepared to attend to all
business in their line. Let them fig
ure on your work.
John A. Weber has purchased
the C. I. Payne restaurant business,
and will conduct it on a ditferent plan.
He invites a trial.
Parties from the southern part of
the State have bought the lot west of
the Commercial House and will put
up a store building.
W. H. Copeland has over four
thousand acres of land in Thomas
and Sherman counties for sale. Sec
his new advertisement
Dr. Bretz, of Brooklyn, New
York, was in Colby this week. He
is looking after his laud in 6-3IJ.
Buffalo mittens, seal skin and
Sirrtiift buck eloves. iust the thing
for driving, at J. W. Allen & Sons'.
John Irwin will, for ten dollars,
furnish an abundance of water in
Carp Lake well. No water, no pay.
John A. Walker has purchased
Yousse's interest in the livery busi
ness and now owns the whole thing.
.-J. D. Hughes has started a store
twelve miles west of Colby. He keeps
groceries, provisions, flour and feed.
Lumber from $20 to $22 per
thousand. Jfssnrn Corktte
Messrs. Fral Greene, C. C. Sig
gins and J. A. Warner, of Qiuckville,
made this office a pleasant call Fri
These long evenings there is noth
ing so cnehanting as a story to read .
The drug store has a stock to select
J. F. nallibaugh and family,
Aaron Tomlinsojj nnd Roy Chin started
Wednesday morning for Red Cloud,
Twins at A. B. Jardiue's, a boy
and a girl, and all doing well. This
all occurred too late for the census
Joseph Lamont, from Montieello,
Iowa, is in town this week. He is a
first-class barber, and thinks of start
ing a shop soon.
Dr. Henderson, the dentist, is at
hotel, and will remain several days
this trip. Don't hesitate to give him
work. Wc can recommend him from
Quite a large prairie, fire broke
out south of Colby Wednesday even
ing, burning a strip some two or three
miles wide. The people should take
warning and break fire guards before
they lose all their feed, and, perhaps,
Several candidates are out this
week. Our advice to the balance of
the population is to announce. Of
course there are only thirteen offices
to fill, and you can't all be ':Eli's,"
but then just think of the fun of the
Having sold out my furniture
store I now take pleasure in introduc
ing my successor, Mr. N. J. Adams
whom the public can find, will Keep a
full line of even-thing in the furni
ture luisiness, and at lowest prices.
Give him a call. Jas. Auld.
There is not a notary public in
Thomas county. All the old notaries
sent in their seals and made applica
tion to the Governor to have their
commissions changed from Sheridan
county to this county, leaving us
without a notary until the commis
sions are changed aud seals returned.
J. W. Huff, cashier of the bank
of Downs, Downs, Kansas, has pur
chased of M. Donelan the lot adjoin
ing his store, with a view of cstal
lishing business in Colby. Mr. Huff
was accompanied by his brother.
These gentlemen are firmly of the
opinion that Colby will get the Mis
souri Pacific railroad next season.
That beautiful damsel that stands
in front of J. W. Allen & Sons' store
all day, and is taken in nights, and
has all the appearance of one of the
fair sex, paper bustle and all, causes
some consternation among the boys.
The first night in the village the pa
per damsel was invited to six dances,
and four locators offered her choice
quarters three miles from town for a
small consideration. She is getting
pretty well known as au advertiser for
SMITH, WALKER & CO.,
Keep a full stock of .,,
Drugs, Medicines, Toilet articles, Paints and
Oils, Patent Medicines, etc.
Thos. Truroix of Otterbourue.
brought sonic fine turnips raised on
sod to this office last week. They
measured eighteen inches in circum
Mrs. N. J. Adams has gone to
Ohio to close out her business there
and arrange for coming to Colby,
where she, with her husband, will
make their future home.
J. II. Huff, of Clyde, and his
brother James, of Downs, both live
b:s:ness men, are in the city. They
seem favorably impressed with the
appearance of the county and town.
CHICAGO LUMBER CO.
Climax, Four X and Queen of the
west flour at Donelan's.
Ho! For 1. H. BULLERS'
ware Store. What bargains!
Sheridan countv RAIL ROAD
LANDS for sale by H. E. Weld.
I. Donelan has just received a
car load of Minnesota wheat flour.
James Auld will now devote his
attention to the real estate business.
500 Farms wanted. For partio
nlars call on or address, H. B. Weld.
Mr. Weaver, of Nodaway county,
Mo., has purchased Mr. Swift's place, i
Go to I. H. Bulbars' for heating
stoves, cooking stoves, hardware and
All kinds of legal and landf office
papers promptly and accurately pre
pared by H. E. Weld.
vt Masters, we are informed, has
sold his hotel building to a Mr. Camp
bell, from the southeastern part of the
Wonder how Jake Ailing likes vine
gar to drlnK? He was seen taking a
pretty hearty pull the other day from
a "little brown jug."
Mr. Jaggar, of the firm of Lcs
engcr & Jaggar, has returned from
Tobias, Nebraska, where he had gone
after his family. Mrs. Lesscnger
i with them. The boys have
come to stay.
Judge Hardy, the right-of-way
man for the B. & M., was in Colby
yesterday. The Judge and his friends
are looking the country over. tie
knows that a mule has no love for a
Strayed. From the residence
of Peter Grepe, 15 miles west of Col
by, on Thursday, October 8. one large
red cow. branded on side with "W H."
Any information in regard to the cow
will be rewarded. 2w
The talk alrout taking town ten
from this county is au ioonsnness.
Tt would be death politically, socially,
and give a man a close call physically
that would go to Topeka and try to
lobby through such a measure.
'Messrs. Stnrrctt & Son., of Hen
derson, Iowa, have secured two bnsi
r,D ifo in Prtlhv nnil enntomnlate
i :.. i,n 1i.iWIw.iiy ind fiirm I
implement business. They are of the
nnininn that the Mo. Pacific railroad
I will be extended to Denver next year.
Statk ok Kansas,
Tuiieka. Oct. 8th, 1S85.
Wiikrkas, A memorial, signed In-
over two uuimreu anu iiiiy House
holders, residents of Thomas county.
Kansas, whose signatures to said me
morial have been duly attested by the
affidavits of three house-holders there
of, showing that said county had more
than fifteen hundred inhabitants, and
that more than two hundred and fifty
of said inhabitants are actual house
holders, has been presented to me as
Governor of the State of Kansas,
praying for the organization of said
Thomas county, said affidavits alleg
ing that they had reason to, and did
beTieve said memorial to be true, and
Wherkas, W. G. Porter, a bona
fide resident of said Thomas county,
was duly appointed and commissioned
as census taker, who was duly quali
fied as such officer, and it appears
from actual enumeration, by census
returns duly made, certified and sworn
to by said census taker, according to
law, and there arc nineteen hundred
and' sixteen bona fide inhabitants in
said county, and that sevctf hundred
and seventy-seven of them are actual
Knw. Therefore. I. John a. Jiar-
tiv ftnvpmorof the Stite of Kansas,
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by authority of law vesica in me, u
appointed and commissioned B. F.
Heastan, W. H. Kingery, and E. A.
Grouse County Commissioners, and
Samuel Stewardson as County Clerk
of said county of Thomas, and do
hereby designate and declare me town
of Colby to be Uie temporary wuuy
Seat of said county.
In testimony whereof, I have here
unto subscribed my name and affixed
the Great Seal of the State. Done at
the city of Topeka. the day and year
first above written.
By the Governor,
Jno. A. Martin.
E. B. Allen.
Secretary of State.
Bv W. T. Cavenaugh,
Ass'tSec'y of Suite.
Sash, - Doors, - Blinds,
All Kinds of Coal.
Best Grades at Lowest Prices.
G. H. HYATT, Manager.
Yards at Colby and Cleveland.
MILLER & MILLS, Proprietors.
Boarding and lodging by the day or
week. Are in their new
AI-SO aoents for tub
Fixtures of all kinds.
The best mill made.
FUR NITURE !smith & bariteiu.
H. E. Weld having moved into
his new office, is now ready to tran
sact all kinds of law and land busi
ness promptly and accurately.
Charley Clark and his brother-in- r. c. Sturgeon is now running
law, Mr. Jay, of Empona, were in the mail and hack line to Cleveland
town last week. They think of stark t1Tee times a week. He leaves Colby
Inc a new lumber yard in Colby soon. Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays.
-Grandfather's clock ticked along and is prepared to carry passengers
I nearly half a century. Those clocks and bring up express packages.
at Smith & Walker's will do the same -
and will keep right on whether the They are Coming.
old man turns up his toes or not The biggest line of dry goods, no-
Lewis & Beacon's Minstrel and . tions, boote and shoes, overcoats, un-
Varietvshow, accompanied by Prof, j derwear, cloaks, dolmans, circulars
Barbed military band, under the and millinery goods that ever struck
management of Mr. Lew Ginger, will the west In about ten days we will
I . ... r ii 1 -4 4-tx .nflfoi. KoiYTTlino mWr
be in Colby Saturday nigut, ucrooer . ue prepay 6-. --
17. Mr. Ginger, it will be remember-) helore equalled ana at pnw
ed, gave an entertainment here in defy competition.
June, giving good jmtisfactipn. J, w- Aiws Sons,
All honorably discharged Soldiers and Sailons
of the late war are requested to append their
names to a blank request for a charter for a
Post of the G. A. K. at Colby. I will leave the
Wank application with Dr. Corpomn, at the
Postoffice for tw weeks for signatures and
earnestly hop all old veterans wiU sign.
Bove Tlet us orjranlze under the banner of
Fraternity, cnamy uu - MabKham.
Late of 12th Iowa Infantry.
AH persons knowing themselves
indebted to Lucas Zihlman will please
call on M. Donelan at his place of bus
iness, and settle at once.
J. W. Mahannau.
I HAVE A FULL LINE OF
Bar Tor Sato.
I have for sale at my farm in Raw
lins, county, on section 16, town 5,
range 36, 50 ton of millet hay and
25 ton of blue stem. Price, 8 per
n TTav all in trood condition.
T. H. Minor.
Of all kinds made out and
TOWN L 0TS
Heavy and Shelf
In fact everything usually
kept in a
First-Clagfi Hardware store
Cbra and sea me.
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