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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 22 December 1887

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Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

? i . " y &v k caUNTy "4 kM '- -rfjtfe JJW " ".. . "9-' 3 f.. ,ika9- 1-. . jMH Thomas Cat. Aii . ,IlioO gAl':)ii"J .. j3 A ir OL t- liV , j"-'tjf.Tt VOL. III. NO. 42. COLBY. THOMAS COUNTY, KANSASi THURSDAY. DECEMBER 29, 1887. 1.50 PER YEAR. "? . vft - ,,0-y HqbhjJ' I Great Blizzard IN NEW YORK, OHIO, And OUR BLIZZARD Has just commenced, and )VILL LAST FOR 30 DAYS. I will move my stock of clothing and furnishing goods into the Brick store room now being completed for me, about the last of Jan uary, and in order to reduce my stock before moving, DOWN, DOWN, DOWN GO PRICES, 20 TO 25 DEGREES, In order to give all an opportunity to secure GREAT : BARGAINS I OVERCOATS. Fernicr Price. Present Price. six) Men's Heavy Gray $'2.25 ."i.oO " Blue Chinchilla 4.50 0.00 " Long Ulster 4.73 0.30 " " 5.00 7.30 " ' (5.00 0.00 " 7.00 10.00 " " 7.50 15.00 " Storm King 12.00 10.50 " " 14.00 GENTS' DRESS OVERCOATS. 11.00 Am. Milton i.00 13.00 Gray Twilled 11 00 17.00 Imp. Milton 15.00 18.00 ' 15.50 21...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

mmmmmmm HSHHM9HHMHHHHHHMMHMllnnMMnmMnK ' ,.1-SiiaaaMaPlMIIIIIHIiyiFSg -.mA, mr. ,.aaaifcttgKgaftg3fep zsmgzsz-- - : i. j,Vti&(tS& r f ""i V--T. " '?"C " - fB&W VYy a ft c . . - I ! -f !- ffi wa 3.&msk THOMAS COUNTY CAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. COLBY. - - - - KANSAS. ST. NICHOLAS' VISIT. "Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house Hot a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care. In the hope that St Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug In their beds. While visions of sugar-plumbs danced In their heads; And mamma In her 'kerchief, and I in my cap. Bad just settled our brains for a long winter's nap. "When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter. Away to the window I flew like a flash. Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash; The moon on the breast of the new fallen snow Gave tholusterof mid-day to objects below; "When what ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

U-W, 39MP -" cf. 7 rJ Eft ':. 'FgQfZjp??;; ", wV-jF4pv-,-'.,i -i' Y t 'X THOMAS COUNTY OAT. a JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. COLBY, - - - - - - KANSAS. A HERO AT HOME. Tis brave to be first in the battle. And listen the plaudits men give. Tjs noble to stand amid hazard. Or die that another may live. Courage has stood on the ship afire. And breasted the ocean's wild foam, But who, in silence, grapples with fate. And suffers? a hero at home. "Who woocth kindly all through the day, And still hath a blythc loolt to spare. Though the wheels of life be rouh and harO, And sorrow is rife in the air. Who will be true to hearts round the hearth. And from lore's allegance ne'er roam Tis easy to strive where men look on, But who'll be a hero at home? '. There are griefs that the light may not see, Yet sure as the tides in their Sow. There are heart-pangs that never speak out, And the passer-by can hot know. There are souls with strong yearnings for love. Yet silent as star in the dome; There are tears...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

,-iMjir-r jyjIiWBBBBBMiMiri iii-- r !: - - -.-. n-rnr..wmrrr -ti-niMiri'fii 11 iwiMifcBiMMMIMIiliih1:t,y n j.. frEgV-SStoa-jw, Jfg ' J '" U I -sfjS'-? -V&$ - -frnpft3'-t, tVfeiW?fla"lWHssX '. H" 1 - " 'fl"'. - .. -. - rs: -.tSSgSgfgSC-BgJeS, ,:..JJiaSSa niliVn trnnmi ,.,, inymmi ., .uia . ,,.-,,, , f,r, ,, taaaBaaBaaaaaaaBaBaBllSBlSB KL.V,,'. qV v- ;' "i ' . ' . , . hjl.'iJ-3. -i- i -Ss V-- - Af . -?-, pSxlVK7 -sr ' ?4iW.iiv.&,a."'v'ZNi V-vvrj, .j-5-,,,4 jart?Xi&i,"rft:JSABBI y; - ,---?yv ,--e1 x . : - - ' w-vw ;-vTlirvy .w -r?vc ',rv ; r-riawi ' r""' , v f "T" '.-' , ' - g -. !- ,-- - - - -- -- '- - ---"-. - --- -wj ,j.r J -, W A- .--. . a the ;thomasjounty cat. OFFICIAL COUNTY AND CITf PAPER.. Thomas Co. Cat "Publishing Co. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. War clouds are hanging over Eu- Tope. Abilene is looking for a govern ment Post Office building. Now that the Abilene Gazette has heen sold to the democrats the rc publicaB party needs another daily in western Kansas. Westwar...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

A -lmgfinaan-if-. 'serpen lil"iTr'iillh"1TiiTtri?-i"-ir-nrYs:::r;TTi'''";rj",T n'r"-ii"rrrr-n - - i , ' i r "' -" " . Tit -1 T' T-ya-s-------.'-mKM PKISHP -iS;T'P - JZK.&JWV- 'v.- ? -& s-. r ". iTfc-t . -R" -r -w T " . ' iT .- ' . i1j . I. " - -V -" i . -r -'fr ,-! -l-Uti-" F -JS. 39-J- i -.. T a.- .-IW 'tffof NT'fJ-k Hft .3te4ttw-- 1L0MBARD INVESTMENT CO. s CAPITAL STOCK, $1,250,000. F. C. Fiiuierty, Agent, V ' - . Offers the best terms ever given on Farm Loans in Thomas count. Privilege of paying off the loan before it is due, also their privileges in the payment of interest not given by other companies. I can make you a farm loan so that j-our intejest will cost you only six per cent for 5 years : the remaining 5 per cent to be paid at the end of the loan. For the use of this 4 per cent I will charge you 6 per cent per annum. In this way your interest is ven light during the first few years while j-ou are breaking out and getting your land into a good state of cultivation...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

!aeSmasasshaasSSmi2SSES&SSmSBSm JJftB3raBift9JUii3aawMaBSSfefwa8Ba-- aa tjal flvTiWj - v .v 3T-a.- . v-1- ; -0;;' -5f f V ft. cjuv b' I f I WOMAN'S DEPARTMENT. WOMAN'S CONGRESS Saratnmrr of the Proceeding of the Annual Session of the national 'Wotasn'i Coocrex. "The woman's congress, which held Its last meeting in New York in Octo ber, was one of the best The papers covered a variety of subjects, ably treated. They were spirited and often brilliant Discussion followed most of ihe papers. Thc Responsibility of Women for Che Tone of Public Sentiment" was the first paper, contributed by Laura B. Clay, of Kentucky, and read by the president of Sorosis, Mrs. M. Louise Thomas. The paper pointed out the disadvantages of "inferior education, dependence, poverty and political dis ability" under which women are labor ing, and showed that the remedy lay in. the education of popular sentiment Co the belief that the true liberty of voman consisted in her emancipation irom "dependence upon ot...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

sr PPMHfmpmiHIHHH tf.ciri QMJ'JiQwm m J? y.' Jzm BRAZZLETON'S DEEDS. A Memory or Arlsona'a Dick Tarpla. the Lono Stage Robber. Tucson had the honor of producing a man named Bill Brazzleton, -who made a business of robbing stages single-handed, and in all that goes to make up the wary, skillful and suc cessful Jiighwayman he took prece dence of all his kind and yet holds it. Bill was nearly thirty years old be fore he-went into the business of rob bing stage-coaches. His robberies were all perpetrated in the most ap proved manner, and with little or no ttnngcr to his victims, beyond the loss of their valuables He was the first and only man in Arizona who ever robbed a stage-coach alone, and in this particular he surpassed even the dar ing of the two men who "held up" the train on the Southern Pacific a few weeks ago. Brazzleton never had an assistant in any of his robberies, and, so far as known, never made a confi dant of but one man, and this man finally betrayed him to the posse o...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 29 December 1887

THOMAS COUNTY, KAS. -r't THE FUTURE TOWN OF NORTHWEST KANSAS. It is situated on a beautiful divide between the North Sappa and Beaver rivers, and is surrounded1 by the finest agricultural lands in the state. It is on the line of the Rock Island, and the Colby & Northwestern " R. R. surveys. The latter company having completed its line to Colby, will" extend northwest the coming season. There are still openings for a good hardware stc?ie, and alive newspaperman. Any information cheerfully furnished by applying to any of the following: M. S. Budlong, President; J. c. Stowell, Vice President; W. o. JPerguson, secretary, oiuy, nausea. C. H. Martin, President. James S. Warden, Vice-Pres. M. Donelan, 2d V. E. A. Hall, Cashier. m iori Bui, Successors to THOMAS COUNTY BANK. PAID UP CAPITAL, $50,000. C. H. Martin, Jas. L. C. M. Hovey, Directors : Lombard, R. S. Newell, James S. Warden, W. H. Copeland, W. S. Willcoxon. Stockholders : B. LOMBARD, Jr., President of the Lombard Investment Co...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

v i :v - I Hi 1 l AK Eflw --I vV I " r: Azmt 4 & &$ - S" mmmaBKammmH - " " a "-1 i!3H -III. NO. 43. COLBY. THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS. THURSDAY. JANUARY 5, 188. $l PER yEARi" lli If if T f J ,,iC!l,MSErr0Ct0rV' Written for th Cat. N.O.Spencer. W.KMmia. ,.3 I M'WWSkfikT mam. I '"Sfc WmTl T52u5?i JSTn p-wii (Xe following, written by one of our sent!- SPENCER & MUSE, U !! mflmL CSflmH M M M " -- U BegisterofbSTesCPasseU. mental friends, of Geneva, Nebr., came too -5 F --lmW . M BmWmrBnaWaflmBmm.WVml VATM ??vor P JnamberB. lte to appearln our Christmas issue, but we Pnlhv Maof MorUf 3 tf ' S52Sfitt;?wfl lt(, consIderItotsufflcIentmerittoprin.it even vAJIDy Meat MarKet. .SB IM 4-r- -m- aa-aj-w-mi r -m m v -mi r- xx - w--w- v KretDtot-?iK ., at this lato date.) , iT ATTITYT TrATITT ATTTA H & Mr H 1 V I I 1- ll I I I I I I I nuiindeIbuSt-w- wer the holidays; Meats. Also handle batter and egg j ft i JLi Jlj T T m j jLA)jL J JLJI LVJi ssffiSiMFSSi wethnkyoTaT!5doid cat though you ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

ftgtehf'i?-?' 5r yi--vr-i,- - ,', - rat " f jyvJrsr'5aB v$rS I I X' I B. & F$2i THOMAS COUNTY CAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. .COLBY. - - . - -, KANSAS. GOOD-BYE, OLD YEAR. Ah I the year Is growing old. And his days are nearly told: Be has poured into our garners all his treas ures manifold, And he whispers: "I am weary Earth has grown so cold and dreary 3 must steal away and rest. I am growing very old." .And we murmur: "Go in peace, You shall find a swift release "With the years of all the ages, where earth's sullen surges cease; Yet 'tis very hard to part You have grown into our heart Vfts shall miss you, dear old friend, still we hid you: Go In peace." ' Lilliin Grey. A GKATEFUL SAVAGE. Iffy Great - Grandmother's Year's Caller. New Almost every child has a grand mother, hut not many have a grcatrgrandmother a grandmother's mother. I have, and she is the dearest old lady in the world. She wears a black gown, a little white muslin handkerchief over her shoulders, and a white lace...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

- n Tsl u- m Wi m iw itii ?j i-r "S l!- THOMAS COUNTY OAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. COLBY, KANSAS. A GLAD NEW YEAR, Rinpr, ring, ye gladsome belU From yonder belfries high I 2?ing out your joyful strains From earth to sky! IForlo, a stranger cornea Kinglyond proud Upon the blast He rideth fast; "Peal outyour welcome loudl Ring merrily. Ring cheerily. To the great, the coming year. The glad New Year! "We'll lift with braver heart Life's burden once aain, "We'll act a nobler part - Among our fellow men: .Hope's flowers again shall bloom Along life's dusty ways, JVnd murmurings and sighs Shall change to prayer and praise. Faith shall with clearer vision Look towards the coming days, "When peace shall o'er division Reign with benignant rays; "When man to man as brother Shall lend a helping hand. And God's blest benediction Rest on our smiling land. Ring, ring, ye bells! Ring loud, ring high! Peal out your merry cheer From earth to slcy, To greet the glad New year. The ever glad Xew Year!...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

r T&&srEsmm&zm p) &ya! ?H. J k,s- - TX.. V-f t V" -j- J"-- V.VK? ' -- r . . -. e ffWW &ST Wl?l S. . -ia W v. 4$ - .? r"'-! 3PSM33B51I. N TiiE TilOMAb COUNTY CAT. OFFICIAL COUNTY AND CITY PAPER. Thomas Co. Cat Publishing Co. J08EPH A. CILL, Editor. Mexico is reported to be on the eve of a great financial panic And still there has been no appoint ment of a successor to Sparks. How ever, the world moves on just the same. Notwithstanding the fact that dur ing the 3'ear just closed Kansas has suffered from one of the worst drouths known in the history of the state, j'et the streams of immigration have con tinued to flow to her rich and produc tive prairies and thousands of people in the eastern states are now waiting for winter to break th it they may se cure a borne in this favored common wealth. The 3 ear 1888 will witness a wonderful growiu and advancement in Kans.is Topeku Capital. u- :i Sua . The laica uf the sufferings of the t unfavored lands t;. i t . serve to...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

P& Ji . i V! wf.l re 3b&? i&a3steav s V JPift, . IS- ics-ss: " ir S? &. LOMBARD INVESTMENT CO. CAPITAL STOCK, $1,250,000. I F. C- Fiaaerty, Agexit, 1 fr v "8v Offers the best terms ever given on Farm Loans in Thomas county. Privilege of paying off the loan before it is due, also their privileges in the payment of interest not given by other companies. I can make yon a farm loan so that your intejest will cost you only six per cent for 5 years : the remaining 5 per cent to be paid at the end of the loan. For the use of this 4 per cent I will charge yon 6 per cent per annum. In this wajryour interest is very light during the first few years while you are breaking out and getting your land into a good state of cultivation so that it will bring you in a od income. LOANS ON SECOND MORTGAGES ON LAND. XSs h r i K I: '4. fifth .! B&& iTJ,'r .. ljff. viL TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS to loan on chattel security and second before -ou make the loan. Yours truly, THE THOMAS COUNT...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

mh&$mm Bfwlgfiw Miajusaytfqq i MMMSSSasmriiMMM IS1 f l .?W . sr, - .i 1 THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING. Oh, it's all very nice for youl But tor me it's a tale of woe. Cm an article sad to view, For they're stuffed and they've cammed me That I'm ruined beyond repair. There's a dreadful tin horn, dear met That has made an enormous tear By punching straight through my knee. And that red wool in dog his tall Is stuck through a hole in my toe; And that sail-boat 1 hope 'twoa't sail lias burst through my seam, I know. And that jumping-jack lean feel Where he's made a rip in my leg: And that popgun's gono through my heel, And I'm slipping o3 from my peg. And the Arc I'm hung so near Has melted 'that candy cane. And I'm all stuck up. Oh, dear! Tra a total wreck, it is plain. And the worst of it is, you see. That to-morrow I sha'.l depart, With a very mixed company. In the depths of a rag-man's cart! Emma A. Opper. CROSS PURPOSES: Or, The "Widow Mack's Disappoint mentA New Year's Story. fWritten...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

"HparTO? i7 " "S JSPS - ,J3rsr V y ' , 3 41 Jr W"V&R3& "TOE aaaaaasg . ., I, nirtr-TTMTiTff I P TTTiTWTIil H T l11i1 igTT TITiTn ia riarsMTrali n"Tn "CkV- 'IT T'Wfia5?SS.'fTriK?S'iI?-j- HP "ff f??3Mi g J -'' J- ' r"t i-' " ' " I " ,saF ri 8 ni ir U lilt & Ir- mx IT' i-f Hf''- VELOCITY OF LIGHT. Hew It Ia Computed According to the Method Discoverod by Roeroer. One method of computing the veloc ity of light is by observation of the phenomena of aberration. Another mode of : Biertainingthis velocity is by observation of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites, or moons. This method was discovered by Roemer, a Danish as tronomer, in 1675. The satellites of Jupiter revolve around that planet much more rapidly than our moon does around the earth, and because of the great size of Jupiter and his shadow, three of these moons are eclipsed dur ing each revolution. Very soon after the discovery of the telescope, it was noticed with what accurac' the times of disappearance and reappear...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 5 January 1888

V' , V '' i ,"'f Kj Sa. " (Vil.H r" . - v" -". t .s .-.i".'"f'i; v-'ixx? .aSvsSjJF 4V jrfPfA . m in- i "lwi,. ,, ,r P-V Mr - ,-- &--s r ,.", THOMAS COUNTY, KAS. rin THE FUTURE TOWN OF NORTHWEST KANSAS. It is situated on a beautiful divide between the North Sappa and Beaver rivers, and is surrounded by the finest agricultural lands in the state. It is on the line of the Rock Island, and the Colby & Northwestern R. R. surveys. The latter company having completed its line to Colby, will extend northwest the coming season. There are still openings for a good hardware store, and a live newspaper man. Any information cheerfully furnished by applying to any of the following : M. S. Budlong, President ; J. c. Stowell, Vice President ; W. S. Ferguson, Secretary, Colby, Kansas. , ' C. H. Mabtin, President. James S. Warden, Vice-Pres. M. Donelan, 2d V. P E. A. Hall, Cashier. M mm m, Successors to THOMAS COUNTY BANK. PAID UP CAPITAL, $ 50,000. Directors : C. H. Martin, Jas. L. Lombard, ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 12 January 1888

Cat. Thomas VB sjfe m& $. P P5s- ?1J' o- tFrnaaaUM.) J i: t t r h- ' I k i'T I ft ft ft: P'.' fc K, m; i& ! Wif JLV. ti fo r j kl K ?' -k CI - Re Pf I riis VOL. III. NO. 4. , Palsies $ And they propose to give to the good people Wall Paper, Jewelry, etc., etc., for the lowest Don't fail to call on us, 1st Door South of Postoffice, 2. O. Spencer, "W. L Muse. SPENCER & MUSE, Iblby Meat Market. Keep a good line of Fresh and Cured iff eats NewMeatMarket. HICKETT & HERBERGER. Fresh anil salt meats constantly on hand at Ion et price". Your patronage is solicited. Highest cash pi ices paid fcr pork and beef. 2d hook miutii MOItltlSON & SONS, COLBY, - KANSAS. M. A. DUFF, Attorney at Law & Land Broker, S3ETWlld. impnncd and school lands bought and sold. Final nxf paper made out. Col lections made and - nne. and general Ian lmsiues SiK-cial attention gien to criminal practice. Wlllpractice in all thetatoand federal courts. CET'OIIice o er C t office. 31. D. LESSENGER. ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 12 January 1888

BP5S33 'ft H ' ' i .",. J t J "j 5". ..... " s - - . i - --W SP ".,, zj!X-.j 9S 3 - rac "". h- t1'" J- f v &L rT ly -, c A 2fc - h& 4"! BjEb- THOMAS COUNTY OAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. COLBY, KANSAS CHILD QF SILENCE. Sad Child of Silence! In Tain for thee the earth resounds On every side with sweetest sounds; In vain for thee the wild bird's song. Or hum of insect, borne along By whispering wind, till all the air Is filled with melody so rare. All, all "Earth's voices" do not seem To thee a past, a pleasant dream. Lone Child of Silence I And in thy silence all alone Thou ne'er canst hear the sweetest tone, The rirnog laugh of happy child, Rustle'lof leaves, or tempest wild. . Silence to thee the voice of mirth Whispers of love and songs of earth. Thy words of prayer and hymns of praise Only in silence canst thou raise. Meek Child of Silence! Bend meekly to tby Father's will, And since He bade the world be still. And hushed for thee each pleasant sound. That sv-ells the earth...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 12 January 1888

w? JiSSTS . '-STiS: -5?W-i J Wff vra iai . rf , ." - c ,i .us !-- fss& .. '-r 3 3 (l & ?. ,n (5 - fell SB v J .: AV !. I HV PBSh ''$3 Srk ,2- THOMAS COUNTY CAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. m COLBY. KANSAS. THE VANISHED SHIP. 1 built me a ship called Youthful Hope, And decked it with streamers pay: 1 cncd: Farewell Vx to weeping love. And gayly I sailed away. Ovcr the sea I sailed and sailed. Till I came to th&Sunset Isles. "Where sides arc always blue and so't. And summer always smiles. Out on the golden sand I leaped. And cried: "Fair ship, good-bye! 1 shall never tire of the beautiful isles. And the soft blue of the sky." 1 watched mv ship, as it drifted off And vanished in the sea. And wondered, lightly, if love at homo "Were weeping still for me. How fared I, then. In the Sunset Isles? One morn, on the beach of gold. I stretched my hands to the past, .and cried: "Ob. g:e rae the days of old! "Come back, come back, O ship of Youth, Out of the pathless main! 'Take me, and ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
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