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COUNTy it. s -- , . .SZ -W 5T i r JF . 'ij- J3: "tr xmf Thomas Cat J"" .. - 7 VOL. III. NO. 17. COLBY. THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY 7 , 1S87. $1.50 PER YEAR. t Ill II I H ! ) C. H. MARTIN & BRO., Proprietors. DEALERS IX Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils, Wall Paper, Window Glass. i Toilet Articles, Druggists Sundries, Etc., Wines and Liquors for medical purposes. All Medicines Guaranteed Pure and Fresh. Prescriptions Carefully Compounded B3- Competent Pharmacists. Opposite Cat Office. NOTICE. As my lease expires September 1st, I shall close out my entire stock of Clothing, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes, Groceries and Provisions, and will discontinue my business at Colby. All owing me will please CALL AND SETTLE AT ONCE. In the future my terms will be Spot Cash, Witn No Exceptions. Respectfully, M, DONELAN. CHEAP LANDS. OHF.AF CLAIMS. W. H. MARBLE, Has some of the cheapest land in Thomas county, limber Claims and Homesteads NEAR COLBY, Improved and unimproved, and will be sold at a bargain. Some choice lots in the City of Colby for sale cheap. MONEY TO LOAN ON LAND As cheap as the cheapest. Call on mc for anything in my line. Satisfaction guaranteed. W. H. MARBLE. 3F"Office at Meglemre' s Implement Office Colby. BERRY BROS., DEALERS IN Harness, Saddles, Collars, Whips, Combs, Brushes, Harness Oil and Sweat Fads, Etc. Manufacturers of Light and Heavy Harness. Repairing Neatlyiand Promptly Done. First Door East of Windsor House, Colby Kansas, DEALERS IN Lumber, Sash, Doors, COAL AND HARDWARE. Monument, Kans. Chas. Page, J. L. Greenfield. Colby, Kansas. nm. COUHTY DIRECTORY. lerk .Inirr M. Summer. Treasurer C-M. Hoey. Register of Deeds J. W. Irwin. Superintendent Public Iiis't W. W. Walker Attorney W. S. Willcnxon. Sheriff M. W. Witham. Probate Junife M. L. Lacei, Surveor T. P. Chamber-.' Coroner Dr. S. 1$. Lutgen. ( Firt Dist. W. H. Smith. Com'rs Fecond " Frank Pmjrree, Ch'n. I Third " W. M. Baldwin. Repreentatne G. W. Goodt-oe. Clerk District Court E. J. Paine. District Judge L. K. Pratt. CITY DIRECTORY. Mayor M. Donelan. Clerk E. S. Teal. Treasurer J. E. Meglemre Marshal Win. Yocuin. Police Judge X. J. Adam. fW. W.Walker, I Dr. C E. Corporan; Councilmen J, F. H. Smith. E. A. Hall. U.W.JrwIn. CHURCHES- Chkisti n Ciiukcii Service every -cond and fourth Lord's dav in each month, mormmr and evening, at the Court Hihk'. F. M. Stewaut, Pastor. PiiEsiiVTEKi vx Chcucii. Service m the Court House on thenrst and third Sabbathsof each month, at 11 a. in. and at lamplight in the evening-. Hev. Vam Emax, Pastor. M. E. Chuhch. Preaching every Sabbath at 11 a. in. and 8 p. m. Sunday school at 10 a. m. S. B. Feugusox, Patoi. I. O. O. F. Sunlight Lodge No. 273, meets regularly every Tuesday evening at Odd Fellow ' Hall, at 7:30 o'clock p. m. All members of the order are cordially invited to attend. C. A- R fharlesO. Rovohl Post No. 302. G. A. K.. v-'ineets the second and fourth Friday of each month at the Armory, at 3 o'clock p. in. sharp. Visiting comrades invited to attend. J. B. McGoxic.w.. B. Gurwem., Post Commander. Adjutant. FOUR CORNERS. Miss Frankie Seed's brother and his wife are visiting her now. Mr. Sopher has his house done. It is a beaut. John Watts is the boss worker ou these corners, and a jovial good bach too. gentlemanly to eveiybody. Our school was out Friday, and we had a good time in general picnic, and lots of pie and cake. Orange blossoms perfume the air in these parts. Two weddings on the tapis. Rang kk. RANDALL ITEMS. As Dad is sick I will have to write the items this week. Boss rain last night. Cora is growing very fast. Mr. Benth-'s wife and pair of twins have arrived from Nebraska. 3Irs. Wilcoxon and girl, -"from Weeping Water, Neb., are visiting Mrs. Davis. She thinks this is a grand country. Mr. Wentworth is busy at Grinnell. working at his trade. Harris. Bruns and Sturdevant have been trading horses. All made mono' except the two last named. A Sunday school has been organ ized at Mr. Potter's, on se qr 2S-S-31, All are welcome. Dame Rumor has it that our con stable, John Love, is to be married soon to the daughter of a stockman residing on the Prairie Dog. Pkte's Son. TOWN 9, RANGE 34- We, of range thirty-four, town nine, Are busy as bees at swarming time. Mr. Wasson still works at the brickyard in town. Mr. Mock fiom his work on the railroad has come. Loren Howe back to Nebraska has gone, And Ed (who is at Atwood) will soon follow on. Railroad land in this town is fast being sold. , Thomas count- lands are far better than gold. Section seven now belongs to Mr. Smith; It joins on the north his other land with. Mr. Lutes, who lives on the southeast of eighteen. Has arrived with his famiry, cattle and team. Mr. Wallace, tired of a lonely life, Has gone to Chicago to bring out his wife We are sorry to hear Mr. Castor's wife is quite sickly. But hope now that she will get better quickly. Mr. Knouse went to Sherman some breaking to try, But was obliged to come back because 'twas too dry. He says they've had no rain since in April,, While we have had plenty, for which we are grateful. Last week it rained here almost every day. And crops are growing in a waj To surprise those who of drouth have had fears. Mr. Dayton has corn that is now forming ears. Mr. Buck is now at work on his well: How soon he'll be done we vet cannot tell. Mr. Shield's well borers their auger did drop, When one hundred and sixty feet down, and so had to stop. Mr. Smith has a petition, sign it, neigh bor, oh do! For a postoffice on eighteen, to be called Prairie View. He also is building a big store on his claim. Mr. Wiggins, we hear, is at work on the same. Now some may think there is no one lives south of eight; There are many Aowa here, although they came rate. We hare 'enough here now for a boom; But yet we'll admit that for more there is room. Del. Otterbourne Items. Otterbourne Union Sabbath school last Sabbath had the review lesson for the quarter. There were several able essavs on the lessons of the quarter. Joseph, by Jos. Fort The Child Moses, by I. W. Crumly. The Passover, by Mrs. W. H. Ar cher. The Bed Sea, by Miss Siddy Ste phens. The 3Ianna. by Paul E. Green. Egypt, by Mrs. L. B. Clark. The Ten Commandments. W. H. Archer. Collection during the quarter, 7. A good attendance during the quar ter. James Hullinger has left for Bur lington, Colorado. Mr. Seymore will erect a new wind mill on his farm thifc week. Bain, Rain! Wiell, we needed it, so we will not complain. So let it come. Harvest will soon commence. Mr. I. W. Crumly has returned from a visit in Iowa and Nebraska. Mr. C. W. Seymore has his new house completed. Mr. E, E. Smith is having a well put down. L. B. Clark has gone to Illinois on business. Miss M. A. Hay has returned from her visit in Oberlin. Harry Marshall has traded his claim and has bought two of James Hullin ger on the Sappa. Corn is looking well in this vicinity. Pauline. Sufferers from chills and fever, who have used quinine as a remedy, will ap preciate Ayer's Ague Cure. This prep aration, if taken according to directions, is warranted a sure cure. Residents in malarial districts should not be without it. Mr. T. J. Harris is making himself quite a lcputation for castrating colts. He has operated on about fifty head this season, not losing one and giving satis faction in everj' case. We can confident lv recommend 3Ir. Harris to those of our readers having valuable colts to castrate. The marks of premature age may be effectually obliterated by using Bucking ham's dye for the whiskers. It colors uniformly, and always gives satisfaction. DON'T EXPERIMENT. You cannot afford to waste time in ex perimenting, when your lungs are in dan ger, Consumption alwa3"s seems, at first only a cold. Do not permit any dealer to impose upon j'ou with some cheap im itation of Dr. King's New Discover for Consumption, Coughs and Colds, out he .sure j'ou get the genuine. Because he can make more profit he may tell you he has something just as good, or just the same. Don't be deceived, but insist up on getting Dr. King's New Discovery, which is guaranteed to give relief in all throat, lung, and chest affections. Trial bottles free at C. H. artin & Bro's.drug store. (5 SAVED IIIS LIFE. Mr. D. I. Wilcoxson, of Horse Cave, Ky.. says he was for many years badly afflicted with phtisic, also'diabetes; the pains were almost unendurable, and would sometimes almost throw him into convulsions. He tried Electric Bitters, and got relief from the firt bottle, and affr taking six bottles was entirely cured, and had gained in flesh eighteen pounds. Saj's he positively believes he would have died, had it not been for the relief afforded by Electric bitters. Sold at fifty cents a bottle by C. H. Nartin & Bro. "Why will you be troubled with Sprains and bruises. Old sores and ulcers, Neuralgia and toothache, Salt Rheume or Eczema, Scald head and ringwoim, Pain in the back and spine, Swelling of the joints, and not try Beogs' TitoPicvL Oil. if it does not re lieve it will cost you nothing as we guar antee everj' bottle. Douglas & Walker, Druffgists. Fifty cents is a small doctor bill, but that is all it will cost you to cure any or dinary case of rheumatism if you take our advico and use Chamberlain's Pain Balm. Everybody that tries it once con tinues to use it whenever they are in need of a remedy for sprains, painful swellings, lame back," or sore throat. It is highly recommended by all who have tried it. Sold by Douglass & Walker. If you have boils, If you are bilious, If you have fever, If your head aches. If you are constipated, If you have no appetite, If your digestion is bad. If your tongue is coated, If you are thin or neryous, If your skin is yellow or dry, If you will try one bottle of Beggs' Blood pTKiFTEn axd Blood Ma ker and are not relieved it will cost you nothing, as we guarentee it to give satis faction. Douglas & Walker, Druggists. While Mr. T. J. Richey, of Altona, Mo., was traveling in Kansas, he was taken violently ill with cholera morbus. He called at a drug store to get some medicine, and the druggist recommend ed Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Di arrhoea Remedy so highly he concluded to try it, the result was immediate relief, and a few doses, cured him completely, It is made for bowel complaint and noth ing else. It never fails. Sold by Doug las & Walker. A.C. HasoejOLD. HANGER & SON. PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. Call lit Palace Drug Store, Colby, Kansas. JOE LAMONT, Tonsorial Artist. I have just fitted up my barbei shop in the most elegant style and can give you the best shave or shampoo in the city. Seopeast of National Bank, W. C. LYNDE, Public Auctioneer. Comjv, Kansas, Will cry sales at the lowest rates. JOHN A. WALKER, Livery & Feed Stable Good rigs and plenty of Stabling and Feed. 'OXjBTST, - ISA1TSAS- Windsor House. JLRGEST HOTEL IN CITY. uommodious rooms and first class ac comodations for Traveling men. W. H. Lent, Proprietor. Coliiy, - Kansas W. II. COPELAND, REAL ESTATE&LOAN AGENT. MONEY LOANED Gpon farms in Thomas and Sherman coun ties. School and deeded hinds at the most reasonable nnces. C. 1. DOUGLAS, Physician & Surgeon, SSy.ttend call day or night. Oflice at Doug las & Walker's Drug Store. COLBY. - KANSAS. sHAKKux & vail, CONTRACTORS BUILDERS. We now- have our shop titted up with improv ed machinery, and are better prepared than ever todoallkindsof workjn our line in the best possible manner and at bottom prices. Satisfaction guaranteed in eery respect. Call and see us before lettingjour contracts. SIIAXKLIX & VAIL, Colby, Kan. 2f Shop west of Howell Bros. Lumber Yfard. HENDERSON & WHEATON, Blacksmith. North of Walker's livery barn. All work in my line promptly attended to. BSBSZZf O- A HXULZZrO, Real Estate Agents. tyFine claims for sale. All kinds of land business promptly attended. Money to loan on Uenl Estate. QUICKVILLE KANSAS. J. J. SEARS & SONS, Real Estate Agents, OAKLEY, ST. JOHN CO. St. John county, U. P. It. K., where all trains stop. WenredoiHga general land business. Locating in Thomas and St. John counties made a specialty. All kinds of land business promptly attended. FARMERS'! MERCHANTS' BANK Commenced business Jan. 3d, '87. rDoes a general banking business. Ex change bought and sold. Money loaned on chattel and personal security, at current rates. Collections will have careful attention and prompt remittance. Interest paid on time deposits. Chas. Bcsciiow, Pros. A. Lacterbach, v-Pres. David Zerwekh, Cashier. A. L. Tomblix. P. S. Ersns. George F. Jordan, Cashier. Tomblin & Eustis, Props. Sherman Co. Bank. Does a general Bunking business. Sells for eign exchange on all prtadpal.ci ties in Europe. Ecstis - Kaxsas. MEAT MARKET. GILLISPIE BROS., Props. Fresh and cured meats, butter and eges for sale. We won't be beat in price or quality of our meats. QFouth of National Bank. New Brick Yard. BEBDINE & BOTH Are now prepared to sell first-class brick at retail or on contract. Samples of the brick can be seen at Cat oflice. Yards oae and one half miles east of Colby. C. H.VJ.OEK, M. D. FREDERICK GIESE, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, AD NOTAKV PCHI.IC. Residence on nw qr sec 5-7-.E. P. O. Colby. Ks. Deutscher Xotar und Friedcnrichter, Con sular und Schiffs Aeent. General Vollmacht und andere deutsche Doeumente rechtkraef tig nusgefertigt. Photograph Studio. E. J. BEBB, Prop. Photographs enlarged, and in lact all kind of ork executed in first class shape pertain to the art. Satisfaction guaranteed. Studls opposite the Cat rtflice. Coluv Kansas. JOSEPH A. '.GILL. Attorney euid- Counsellor at Law- Colby, Kans. Will practice in the courts of Thomas and adjoining counties, and before thedlstrlct land office. Collection made and promptly remitted. Office with Martin Ilrox. & Co. H. E. Weld, Attorney at Law. W. G . Weld, Abstractor of Titles. WELD BROS.. Law, Land, Loans, ZXTST7RA2TCS. y U. S. Land office business attended to. Collections made. Law, Loan and Land Office of willcoxon & CO, Do a general law business. Deeded and school land for bale. Money to loan on chat tel or real cMate security. Cortcapmidence solicited. Office Cor. Franklin A v. and 3d St. J. AY. STURGIS. WAGONMAKER, All kinds of wagon and buggy making rionc Itepairing a speeialtj-. Bracket saw ing of all kinds done. Wagon repairs on Inn d. Shop at Henderson & Whcaton's blacksmith shop. CITY IMEAT MARKET i Fresh and cured meats always on hand. Poultry bought and Id. Highest c.ili price paid tor hides and pelt. T. P. FEEHAN", Prop. H. W. HOWE, WAGONMAKER Carrinjie building:, etc. Am prepared to re pair wagons and carriage on short notice. At Macy's blacksmith shop, east of Newell Houe. DR. Y. C. EDDV, PHYSICIAN AXD URGEON. SCCXsOU TO THE DltS. M.VRTI.V. Office over Brick Store, opposite Palace DrutrStore. Niirht calls answered from office FRANK LEDIGE, BLACKSMITH, ViT MANY YEAHS EXPEUIENCE. oi Plows sharpened and all blacksmith work promptly done. CorELAXD, Ivans. Blacksmith Shop! Middle north qr S. 15, 7, 31, All work in my line will receive prompt at tention. Satisfaction guaranteed. Prices rea sonable. Breaking pious made to order. Stock and sample plow s on hand. L. F. ODELL, Prop. Grocery Store f W. H. ARCHER. '"A good selection of fresh groceries, also carry some clothing and dry goods. For sale at Reasonable Prices HARRY MOYER, MANUFACTURER OF BOOTS fc SHOES All the latest stylesin pegged ar.d sewed shoes and boots. Repairing jiromptljr and neatly executed. Having b ad sever al years experience inthebuius,J can safe ly guarantee satisfaction, Opposite O. K. Barn. Colby Knpg as. COFEL ITD SXORZ Keeps a full line of grocErics. d., . 3 hordware and general mereha'jdise. Motto: Quick Sales and Small Profits. J. W.. MILLER, Prop. H. B. STOUT. D. B. ACKARD. STOUT & 3.CKARD, Contractors Builders erWe are prepare d to make estimates o all kinds of building s. Satisfaction guaran teed. Best referenr.es givcit- Officc 1 block sou h Chicago Lumber yard. SANK OF EUSTIS. Shernan County Kansas, We furnish Money for final proofs or short time loans WANTED. Homestead andTreeClairn Relinquishment?. Give us r4 call ifyou have land to sell or want to buy rand In Sherman county. PARKHURST BB09, Prop't. -.