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Official County Directory.
Clerk James M. Summers.
Treasurer-C. M. Hover. ..
Register of Deeds James C. Passell.
Sheriff-M. W. Witham-Surveyor-T.
P. Chambers.
Coroner-L. X-Hitchcock.
f First Dist. V . H. Smith.
ComTs-Second;; 3
ISSSu&Jl&t-WJ. Sullivan.
Attnrniv J t Loar.
KpnVttsentative-Jumes M. Stewardson.
aSkwStrirt Court-Cha-. Kobbins.
District Judge-Chas. W. Smith.
City Directory
Mayor T. P. Peehan.
Clerk-C. B. Dakin.
Treasurer J E Mcglemre.
Attorney Jos A Gill.
Police Judge J. A. McKillip.
Marsnall Win. Dodds.
fA. ...Cunfleld.
1 II. C. Shiran.
1 11. u. sni
H. E. We
I J. B. Irw
Councilmen -j G. W.Goodsoe.
;. weia.
. Irwin.
M. E Church
Preaching each Sabbath morning and even
ing at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m. Sunday School 10
a. m. Prayer meeting Thursday." p. m. Meet
ingof official board first Monday in each
month, 7 p.m. Choir meeting every Friday,
7pm L. T.Shackelford, Pastor.
Preaching e ery Sabbath at the new chuich
at 11 o.clock a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday
school 12 in. Prayer and teachers meeting
Wednesday evening. Covenant meetings Sat
urday before second Sunday in each month.
L.D. Goodwin.
A Woman and Boy Who Will Be Recog
nized by Every Housekeeper.
Mrs. Bright Ah, Mrs. Cheery, I'm de
lighted to see you! And you've brought
your little Johnnie to see me I How do you
do, sir? I'm glad to see you, my little man 1
Mrs. Cheery Shake bands with the lady,
Johnnie (Johnnie -won't and doesn't). He
Pegged so to go out with me this afternoon
and I said he might if he'd be a very, very
good little boy and Johnnie, let that vaso
alone and he said that he would, so I
Johnnie, don't take that book off the table.
I think it a good plan to take children out
once in Johnnie, stop turning the leaves of
that book so fast. Lovely day, isn't it? I'm
so glad that Johnnie, stop pulling the
fringe off that chair I'm so glad winter ia
over, for I'm so tired of Johnnie, will you
let that piano alone? If you're not a good
boy mamma will as I was saying, it's so
delightful to haye a few sunny days after
Johnnie, let that album alone.
Mamma don't want to speak to you every
minute. After all, the winter has seemed
very short for Johnnie, you mustn't go up
stairsCome here. Now, sit right down
here by mamma. Did you see Rosina
Vokes? Wc went and I Johnnie, if mam
ma has to speak to you again about bang
ing away on the piano she'll .take you
right home I Yes, I thought Rosina lovely
in the dance, and as a Johnnie, you'll
break that cup and saucer if you're not care
ful. What a beautiful cup it is, Mrs.Bright;
real Dresden, isn't it? I'm so fond of
there, Johnnie, I told you you'd upset that
table if you weren't carefuL I'm so sorry,
Mrs. Bright, and the cup is broken I Dear,
dearl Johnnie, you come right home with
mo, and you shall never, never, nerer go out
with me again. (But he does the next day.)
The Be turn from the Church Porch.
Romantic Daughter His discourse was
simply angelic!
Hard-headed Parent Humph ! Yes; all
heads and no body ! Harpor's Bazar.
The names ot lonuou puDiis.
houses are ofton noticed for their
singularity. Some of the names aro
very popular. There are fifty-three
"Crowns, "forty-seven "White Harts,"
sixty-four "King's Anns," fifty-three
"Red Lions," and numerous "Coach
and Hordes," "Rising Suns,"
"King's Hi:hK" and other quaint
titles, like "Noah's Aik," "Rose and
Crown." "S ar and Garter," "Ship,"
and "Grai.es."
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COSTLY SMIPLEK. We ay all eipnu, freleht, r
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& If Alfel" from Ohio. Here tat.
WUIIjE portrait of Mr.Carri-
... f salem. Ohl..
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1420 a motif Ii" I bqiv li. an v.tiv
lur E. I AI1.ii X. f a alltfim. and .w1.fi-
atsooa and often uVrSO a day."
(signed) . II. (.AIE1M3X.
Vfillum Kline, lUmiburr, Ta
wntea: -I bare nerr knonn
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I take an order for ?our album at
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He Didn't Tell His Wife About It
So He Got Into Trouble.
why you so late!
Supper has been a
spilin' on de stove dis
half hour,' and Aunt
Lucy faced her liege
lord with tern dig
nity, but ready to be
'Ole Daddy Moses
an' me been a-havin'
it out."
"Havin' what out!
Tou ain't been an1
had a fuss with Mr.
Benson, 'Liah John
sing?" "Yes, I have. Ole
Bkincher. Here I been
a-hoein' hard in de liel all day, and he mean
'nough to dock my wages ten cents 'cause
I waren' t back at noon jest at de minute. I
warn't late more'n half an hour or tree
Quarters or an hour at de mos an I was
dot 'cause I had to see Sim Jones 'bout da
watermillions for de church fest'ble. But
I give him piece of my mind."
"I 'spose Mr. Benson don want to pay
for work he don' git."
Don' git? Why, thar was Sam Stevens
an' Bill Jenkins; they talk more'n half de
time, an' rested on they handles more'n
t'other half, an' did he dock them any f Not
he. He got spite 'gain me. Iknowdatrdlslong
time An' he's as close 's a pignut, any
way." "Did you git yo' ten cents!" asked Aunt
Lucy, wisely waiving arguments.
"No, I didn't Nor he won't git no mo1
work outen me for nothin', an' so I tol' him
to his face," replied Goliath, following bis
wife into the supper table, whereon the
corn was steaming in a golden pile, the
red tomatoes were temptingly sliced, and
the redder water-melon occupied the place
of honor in the center. The sight mollified
to some extent the angry man, and his
grumblings died away in a vague muttering.
"Whar'dyou git dat new hoe?" queried
Aunt Lucy, as 'Liah hung that instrument
up in the wood-shed preparatory to a souse
in the basin of water ready in the kitchen
"Nebber you mind. Women always want
stick their nose into ebberyting."
Mr. Johnson was evidently in a very bad
'An' what you done wid our ole hoe you
took away dis noon! You didn' trade dat
off for new one, dat I know, 'Liah," persisted
his wife.
"Yes, 1 did, 'f ye will know."
" 'Liah Johnsmg," blurted out Aunt Lucy,
as a sudden suspicion flamed in her eyes,
'dat ain't one of Moses Benson's hoes? You
ain't gone an' changed off yo' ole hoe for
one his'n.Ihope! You wouldn' do dat if he
is a skincher, 'n' you a member de church,
'Liah Johnsing!"
"Miss John sing, you jest ten' to yo'own
buis'ness. Don' you let me hear no mo',
not one mo' word, 'bout dat hoe. You hear
With closely compressed lips Aunt Lucy
completed the preparations for supper. She
called in the children six, of all ages and
they sat down.
'"Liah Johnsing, ask de blessing," she
said, her usual intimation that all was ready
for a start, but on this occasion accom
panied with a look that said plainly: "If
you can."
The meal went somewhat gloomily off.
The overtures of the younger fry to either
parent were grumpily met. Supper things
being cleared away, young Sally sat down
to the melodeon in the parlor and played
Moody and Sankey songs for the Johnson
chorus, whi'e their elders sat in the porch
and silently watched the young moon go
down, each absorbed in unpleasing medita
tion. Suddenly, as bed-time drew near, 'Liah
rose and went into the house, saying as he
went: 'Got to go down to de sto', Lucy. I
forgot I got to mow Dawkinses fiel to-morrow,
an' my whetstun's worn clean down to
de bone, an' I've got to start off to-morrow
'fore sto's open."
'Liah had been gone hardly a minute
when Aunt Lucy called in a tragic whisper
to Paul, her oldest boy, six years of age,
who was just then deep in '-Only an Armor
bearer:" "You, Paul, you come here quick,
by yo'self."
Paul, used to obeying, came promptly,
and was drawn close up to-his mother on the
settee. "Now, you Paul," continued the
tragic -whisper, "I wonder kin I trust you
to do something for me."
Paul, distrustful of such general demands,
kept discreetly silent.
"I wish you's a little bigger, but de Lord
will hoi' you up. Paul, you listen.' '
A small boy could hardly listen more in
tently. "When yo' paw comes home from de sto',
an' we's all gone to bed an' got 'sleep yo'
"You get up still's a mouse, an' you go
git dat hoe yo' paw brought home, an' don'
"tou hear jib!"
you make no noise takin' it down, an' you
iwerryoai noe' ODer to Jar. Benson's you
hearin', Paul!"
"An'youputdathoewharhekeeps his'n
you know whar his tools be, Paul"
' ''o" " siaoie aov
"An' TOU take da hra fist's n-.i..
dat's our hoe, Paul, dat yo' paw left thar by
'stake vou take dat boa an' n-inr it va
an' hang it up in de woodshed, an' don' you
nebber tell yo' paw nothin' 'bout it. You
hear me, Paul!"
Thank goodness Mr. Benson don' keep
2 dog- An' you be mighty still now,
PauL Paul, you say ober what I tell you.
You's to wait 'till we all's aileep "
"You's to wait 'till we all's asleen."
1 tflhiA If
Jw5l!!f'e0neiade shed ordeoneyo'
paw left in Benson's stable." .
"A sa. , a. .
'awaalSS '
V9Vw kWa. BRf
JSbL RlMI Is .
hsmtit" w WBtm w Jv !
"Now you go backV sing's load's joo
kin. I do b'lieve dat's yo' paw now l de
kitchen. He must ha' com in de back gate.
Now you 'member rse'lyiu' on yo' a good
deal, FauL"
Luckily Mr. Johnson chose an early bed
time to insure early rising for the morrow's
mowing. Lucidly, because young Paul,
exalted beyond measure by his mother's un
wonted confidence, and the supreme delight
of the mysterious plot, bubbled over with
sly winks and significant gestures, which
would infallibly have led to a complete dis
closure if his father had noticed them.
'Lisa's guilty conscience did not bring
about the proverbial insomnia, but long
after his snores had begun to resound
through the low chamber, Aunt Lucy's
eyes were wide open, and her ears intent
on the slightest noise. She grinned uneasily
in the dark as she heard a slight rustle by
the door, a creak or two on the rickety
stairs. Her heart leaped as the shed door
shut with a loud bang, but 'Liah slept on.
The moments seemed hours. How she longed
to go to the window, which commanded
a complete view of Paul's journey across
lots to Benson's 1 But she consoled herself
by remembering that it was pitch-dark, and
she couldn't see any thing, any way.
At last came the longed-for creak on
the stairs, the second rustle past the chain
ber door, and Aunt Lucy, with a satisfied
smile and a muttered "Bress de Lord I"
vent soundly to sleep.
The first sun-rays were shining in at the
window through the morning-glories, the
early breakfast was smoking on the table,
the six young Johnsons were . straggling
down in various stages of sleepiness; Aunt
Lucy was bending over the stove and 'Liah
washing at the sink, when a loud knock was
heard at the kitchen door, which, being
opened, disclosed Mr. Benson. By his side
stood the village constable. In his hand
was an old and much-battered hoe. 'Liah
saw the hoe and his upper jaw fell. Aunt
Lucy's gaze also was riveted in amazement
on the same article.
"Goliath Johnson," said the constable,
"you're my prisoner. You stole Mr. Ben
son's hoe."
"Fore de Lord, Mr. Benson, I ain't got yo'
hoe. What you doin' with mine!"
"You needn't pretend that you left your
old hoe in my barn yesterday by mislaka,
'Liah Johnson," burst in Mr. Benson, "as if
you couldn't tell this old thing from my new
hoe. Luckily I took note of your hoe yester
day, and so found you dut. What have you
got to say for yourself?"
"You may search dis place, Mr. Benson,
from top to bottom an' side to side, an' you
won' fin' no stiver of yo' old hoe. How you
got mine, I 'clar I give up, but you kin see
for yo'self. Now, here's where I keeps my
hoe," and 'Liah swung open the woodshed
There hung Mr. Benson's new hoe.
"Yiu Paul!" fairly shouted Aunt Lucy,
pouncing on her young hopeful, "what did
you do las' night?"
"Did jist what you tol' me," blubbered
Paul. "Took back dat hoe aa' changed it
for de one in Mr. Benson's barn."
"Took back what hoe!" shouted 'Liah in
his turn. "Lucy Johnsing, what you been
stickin' yo' fingers in!"
"Well, 'Liah, I 'lowed I warn't goin' to
have no hoe in dis house what didn't b'long
to us by rights, 'n' so I tol' Paul to git up
las' night an' change de hoes back agin, an'
if he did it, how dis one comes here beats
"Tou Lucy Johnsing, see what you's
been an' done wid yo' meddhn' I I took
back that hoe 'fore I went to bed, when I
made's though I was gettin'de whetatun,
an' then you went 'n' changed ''em back
gin 'n' got de constable on me I"
"Liah Johnsing, why you keep secrets
from yo' wedded wife? Why did 'a you Ull
me you's gwlne put dat hoe back!"
By this time Mr. Benson saw that there
was something more in the matter than he
had supposed, and, sending away the con
stable, he got from the worthy couple, with
much circumlocution, the story of the
night's mistakes. Being a man with some
sense of humor, he was quite mollified by
the comicalities of the situation, and even
went so far as to take breakfast with the
Johnsons, in response to Aunt Lucy's re
peated solicitations and in token of restored
good feeling.
An' after dis, 'Liah Johnsing," was Aunt
Lucy's moral, "you'd better tink twice
iore you Keep any secrets from yo' wedded
wife!"-A. R, Wells, in Drake's Magazine.
George Could Deny Sbthlag and Coaw
qneaUy 1-oit His Bt Girl.
"Mary," he said, softly, as he pressed her
Bhestarted, but stopped at the post. She
wasn'tused to being called Mary without
the "Ann" after it,and for a moment it sur
prised her. But she reached out after her
composure and recovered it.
with rare presence of mind she respond
ed: "What is it!"
Oh! gentle reader, to what volumes mignt
not these three words have been the key.
There was a chance for him to tell all he
knew, and much more than he could then
makeup. For George (such was the name
of our hero) was a traveling man. He could
talk of Barnum or he could tell at what
perils he had subdued the Texan Cimex.
She didn't know what a Cimex was and
would never have perceived the difference.
But he went on in the straightforward,
blunt way which he used in bluffing an ace
high pat hand, and said :
"Will you be my wife?"
"Alas I" she answered, you must give
me time to think."
George drew his watch from his pocket.
"No, it can not be," she went on.
"Why not!" he asked in tones that were
husky, because she had just stepped on his
Jlhare heard grave reports about year
You are right. Itcaaaotbe."
"Bat these grave reports"
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ber example."
Mas. Lee. "Yea, and last week yon said yon
wished I could manase to look as stylish as Mrs.
Allen, and she makes all her own clothe. Bat
abe has what I haven't."
Mb. Lee. "What is that T"
Mb. Lex. " Well, the gets all of her informa
tion from the Magazine they take. I admit that
he knows all thai is going on, and is orient and
'entertaining in conversation : bat I could do as
well as she does if 1 had the same source of
information. She lent me the last number of her
Magazine lately, and I learned more in one hour's
reading, about various social matters and the
topics of the day. than I would pick np in a month
by my occasional chats with friends. It certainly
covers every topic of Interest, from the news of
the day down to the details of housekeeping;
and everything ia so bcatifnlly illustrated, too.
Every time Mamie goes over to the Aliens1 she
comes back and teases bm to get yoa to take
Demorest's Family Magazine, as the stories are
so good. Even thf boys watch for it every month,
as a place is found for tbem also in its pages; and
Mr. Allen swears by it- It is really wonderful
bow it suits tray member of the family I " .
Mr. Lee. " W ell. perhaps I bad better send for a
Specimen Copy; for, if It is anything like what job
aay it K it will amuse and instruct the whole of us."
Is 9 a! .a that TIT Tm..(h TsMnrtVMir
.tr ,.Vr A plJrTiM. c.Jrtf vtiTT:
r J. .a m ftnwHfwn Pnnr fop in eeata. so .
T ,, .nttaimr Mrh nnmher contains
a Pattern Orler' entitling the fioitxr to anv
Pattern she may choose, and in any size which
alone makes each copy worth 30 cents : and I Inst
want a jacLit pattern like Mrs. Allen's. The
subscription prire is only $2 CO a year : and I
murt say I cant sec how they can publiah to
elegant a Magazine for so little money.1'
The Thomas County Cat
Demorest's Family Magazine.
tM-gesdyourMBScriptteate tW8
LEW B. DARROW, Vice Presi.
Land Office at Oberlin. Kansas.
v- .. .. , . Oct. 12. INS).
J.otleei hwliv o.vm that tbo following
named settler has Med notice or her Intention
to make final proof in support of her claim,
anil that said proof will be made before the
Judge of district court of Thomas county. Kan
sas, at Colby, Kana. onNov..,lSM..vIz.
p S No 6943 for the scx4 of sec 13 town 6 range
She names the following witnesses to prove
her continuous residence upon and cultivation
of, said land, viz: Thomas D. Carson. Alex
ander Taylor, William Miller, J.J.Campbell,
all of Colby, Kans.
Any person who desires to protest ajnitnst
the allowance of such proof, or who knows of
any substantial reason, under the law and the
regulations of the Interior Department, why
such proof should not be allowed, will be giv
en an opportunity at the above mentioned time
and place to cross-examine the witncwes of
said claimant, and to ofTer evidence In rebuttal
of that submitted by claimant.
F"ANK B cox. Register.
Land Olhce at Obtrlin, Kan..
, , , . Oct. 3d. 1889.
Notice is hereby given that the following
named settler has filed notice of his intention
to make final proof in support
of his claim. and that said proof will be made
before the clerk of the district court of Thomas
county, Kas., at Colby, Kansas, on Dec. 2d.
H. E. No. lbTO for the nw1 seed town 9
range 33w.
He names the following w Itneses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultiva
tion of said land, viz: Iicnjamin nortorff,
Oscar Williams, John Irwin, Henry W. Miller,
all of Colby, Kanss.
Frank Bacon, Register.
10- IMw
Land Office at Oberlin, Kans..
Sept 26. 1881.
Notice Is hereby given that the following
named settler has tiled notice of his intention
to make final proof in support of his claim,
and that said proof will be made before the
Probate Judge, of Thomas county, Kansas,
at. Colby, Kans.. on Nov. ltith lb3, viz:
H E No. 575$ for the sw4 ne'i s-5 se'i & nwj
se1 sec lo, town tis range 35w.
He names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultiva
ation of said land, viz: Jacob Crabtree, Hen
ri Morris, all of Quickville, Kas.; J. S. Betzer,
Samuel Stall, nil of Copeland, Kan.
Fkvmc Bvco.v, Register.
Land Office at Oberlin, Kans .
Oct lTth 1889.
Xotlce'I hereby piven that the followinjr
nametl settler has tiled notice of his intention
to make commutation proof in support of
his claim, and that Mild proof will be made be
fore the clerk of the district court of Thomas
county.Kas., at Colby, Kansas on Nor. 3Utb
19, viz:
H E No 12152 for these1 tec Si town Cs range
He names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous roidence upon and cultiva
tion or said land, viz: John H Gillipie. Wil
liam H Hull, Richard T. Hetninjf, David Rri
ncy, all of Quickville. Kanas.
Fkank If icon. Register.
Land Office at Oberlin, Kans ,
Oct. 7th. 1N.
Notice is hereb3 (riven that the following
nained settler has filed notice of his intention
to make final proof in support of his claim,
and that said nroof will be made before clerk
of district court of Thomu-H county. Kans., at
Colby, Kansas, Nov. 23d, ltt, viz:
H.E. No. 11696 tor the nw.i sec 32 town 8s
He names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultiva
tion of. said land, viz: Rudolph Miller. Thomas
D.ShiPlds. John Gaffney, Edward J. Paine, all
of Colby, Kansas.
Frank Bacon, Register.
Land Office at Oberlin, Kans .
Nov 11. 1H89.
Notice Is hereby Riven that the following
named settler has Hied notice of his intention
to make final homestead proof in support of
bis claim, and that said proof will be made be
fore the judga of the Dist. ceurt or in bis ab
sence the clerk thereof, at Colby, Kansas, on
Jan 2d, 1890. viz:
H E No 1576 for the sw sec 22 T fis R 31w.
He names the following- witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultiva
tion of. said land, viz: Noah M. Thompson.
T. K. Harper. G. M. Schwab, G. M. Harper, all
of Rexford, Kans.
11-lMw- Cyrus Anderson, Register.
Land Office at Oberlin, Kans.
Nov 13th 1889.
Notice is hereby (riven that the following
named settler has tiled notice of his intention
to make final preemption proof In support of
his claim, and that said proof will be made be
fore the clerk or the district Court of Thomas
connty, Kans., at Colby, Kansas, on Jan. 3
1B90, viz:
D 8 6850 far the nwli sec 33 town 6s range 32 W.
He names the following witnesses toprove
his continuous residence on and cultivation of,
said land, viz: William H. Black, of Otter-
bourne, Kas.; William A. Chapman, of Gem,
Kas. Edward Bourquin.of Otterbourne, Kas.;
William J. Dowdall, of Deland, Ks.
1 1-14-0 w Cvkcs Anderson, Register.
Land Office at Oberlin, Kans..
Nov. 41h. 1889.
Notice Is hereby given that the following
named settler has tried notice of his intention
to make final proof In support ot his
claim, and that said proof .will be made
before clerk of the district court of Thomas
county, Kas., at Colby, Kansas, oa Dec. 23d,
1889, viz:
H. E. No. 7929 for the se4 scc6 township 9s
range 32w.
Tf a rtfitTitf th. .7.Ilnwli.o vr.tn4A.w tn nrnve
his continuous residence upon and cultiva-
tion of said land, viz: Emerv Bowl. Charles
A. Carlstan. all of Colby. Kansas: Chris Ja-
cobson. Albert Spurgin. all of Thurfork, Kan-
Frank Bacon, Register.
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