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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 September 1889

iwT3sai. 7 0 out tba dec Ba aq ful del wil the pa ' ? . i I , pa par Of are loci Tt Tb ! tat 2, Crt sai 1n ba: Hi la 1U CO lu 8U t Al 0 In A so G of CO bx So fx sX cd ci tU hi f Y. an f Qi -fa bt ct th - wl i W & lib di ft in THE OLD LOG COLLEGE. Celebration CommemomtlTe of th Toondlar of th Old Tog College, tbo Cradle In Which American Presby t rlaaUm wm Rocked, and From Which Sprung- Princeton Tha President'. Trip . to the Scene, HI Reception En Route and the exercises at the Old Log Col lege Ground.' Philadelphia. Sept. 5. Although to day 'fly celebration commemorative of the foundation of the historical old log col lege in 1726, by William Tennent. was distinctively a Presbyterian celebration la its inception, the event called oat per sons of every religious denomination, and the speakers and others taking prominent part in the exercises were of all shades la politics. Shortly after eight o'clock this morning President Harrison, with Governor Beaver, Governor Green of New Je...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 September 1889

'V HIE BARTOH COUNTY DEUOCRAT. w. b. BTon, Editor Proprietor. GREAT BEND. - - - KANSAS CURRENT COMMENT. The cotton spinners of Manchester, Eng., have decided to work on half time for a month. Rain in the valleys and snow in the mountains have finally quenched the Sorest fires in Montana. The recent Canadian labor congress at Montreal passed resolutions demand ing1 many and radical reforms in the law. Sebious floods are reported in and about Tampico, Mex.. and many fam ilies have been forced to leave their homes. The present indications are that the labor and strike question will occupy much of the time of the coming Ger man Reichstag. Colonel William W. Burks, As sistant Commissary-General of Sub sistence, has been placed on the re tired list of the army on account of age. The relatives of a miserly old farmer living near Newcastle, Ind., have in duced him to hunt up his wealth and -deposit it in bank. He had $26,200 hidden away. A plan to establish a line of com xnunication between...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 September 1889

ESTABLISHED 1872. A. S. ALLEN, PHARMACIST. DRUGS, PAINTS, GLASS, BOOKS, STATIONERY, AND CORNERL LOTS. FOR. SALE AT CITY JEWELRY STORE NEAR POST OFFICE. The friends of L. M. Krause, our county treasurer, are very urgent that he be again the nominee of the democratic party for treasurer of Barton county. That he has made an accommodating, efficient and care ful officer no one can deny, and the delegates in the convention Saturday will assist in carrying out the will of the people by again giving him the Domination. Ten Pags Now. The De3iocrat this week has ten pages, sixty-eight columns the largest paper ever issued in Barton county. Of these sixtyeight columns flftysix are good reading matter comprising local, general, political, telegraphic and legal news twelve columns only being advertisements. No paper was ever published in tiiis county where the advertisements occupied so small a proportion of the columns. No well regulated family should be without ThE Barton County Democrat. Th...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 September 1889

IX .". A SETTLER." . t , i Brotbr alm:' Criticises Woman's Follies in .Drews and Gets Worsted. HY in heaven's name .does a woman squeeze up ber waist -until it looks like that IV indignantly asks Brother Jim, in- di eating one of oar Chicago young ladies arrayed like a but terfly and s ha pe d like a wasp, who has just passed down the aisle and taken a seat in the front row of the dress circle. 'What beauty does such a goose see in a compression that sends her shoulders up Into the air and makes her neck; face and arms look like a boiled lobster, pops her eyes half out of her bead and gives her a general appearance of idiocy 1" he continues, . taking advantage of the fact that the or chestra now gives him an; opportunity to speak in his natural tones. ' ' - "Hush 1 do be quiet," I say; "some" one will hear you," but my words fall upon un heeding ears, and he rushes, madly on, pouring a cataract of invective over the un conscious little damsel who sits fanning herself and chatting me...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 September 1889

WORSHIP OF PLANTS. SsrriTsl of tit Practice Still Wnrertns; On In the Old World. The plant worship which holds so prominent a place in the history of the primitive races of mankind would, ap pear to have sprung from a perception of the beauty and utility of trees. Sur vivals of this still linger on in many parts of Europe. The peasants in Bohemia will sally forth into their gardens before sunrise on Jood Friday, and falling upon their knees before a tree will exclaim: I pray. O green tree, that God may make thee good." At night time they will run to and fro about their gardens crying: "Bud. O trees, bud, or I will flog you." In our own country the Devonshire farmers , and their men will to this day go out into their orchards after supper on the evening of Twelfth Day, carrying with them a large milk pail of cider, with roasted apples pressed into it. All present hold in their hands an earthen ware cup filled with liquor, and taking up their stand beneath those apple trees which have...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 September 1889

. -'5 - , o DBT GOODS HACKER -IN BUYING YOU HATS A3STD CAPS For fall wear, it is to your interest to buy them where you can buy them cheap est. We believe we can sell you MOREIB ETTER GOODS For the money than you can buy anywhere. Gur nev goods are now in. We ask you to come and see them U fore you buy. RESPECTFULLY, HACKER BROS. REAL ESTATE (ft no DDD Mf Pec emitt- SftrsLiiglhfto NO COMMISSION. LOANS UPOKT IMPROVED FARMS. WO DELAY! CALL ON OR ADDRESS: Great Bend, Kansas. GROCERIES AND MM They are saying that, with every; $1.00 worth of Groceries or other goods you buy of Fosburg & Welch you get a chance in the drawing of that Magnificent Oil Painting which they now have on exhibition. See the Painting, and try their goods. T CM -A-t 33d. Tyler's Pioneer Grocery. We need money, must have it, and therefore will sell at the following frioea for a short time, For CASH, viz: - California Fruit, Standard Brands. Apricots 20c a can, 3 cans for 50c. Grapes 20c " 3 " " 50c. Pie Apricots...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

BARTON DEM . - -..- , . - . ,. - - - - I . . . -. . ; - . . . - - . - . , -. -- J- v - - OFFICIAL PAPER- OF 3ARTON OOXJJSrTTy. - - ' . --' ' :- - - ' VOLUME VI. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1S89. .f ; v . - ; NUMBER 25. ) 7 DEBIOOEATIO COUNTY TICKET. For County Treasurer LEONARD M. KB AUSE, Of Walnut Township. For County Clerk t D. R. JONES, Of Great Bend. For Register of Deeds FRANK G. STROTIIM AN, - Of Lakln Township. For Sheriff , . . FRANK D. WILSON, . ' Of Great Bend. For County Surveyor BERNARD MARKEY, Of South Bend Township. For County Coroner' Du. J. R. McILVAINE, Of Hoisington. For Commissioner, Third District C. COUGHLIN, Of Eureka Township. DEMOCRATIC COUNTY 005VENTI0H. The Old Officers Nominated by Acclama tion A Fitting Tribute to their Fast . Service and a Recommendation for Their Re-election. The democratic county convention was called to order at 11:30 a. m., Sept. 14, by Chairman of the Central Com mittee, T. II. Butler, and he was on motion, made tem...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

T1IE BABTOH COllilTY DEUOCnAT. W. r. STOKE, Zditor Proprietor. : GREAT BEND. - - - . KANSAS ONLY A BABE OF THE POOR. Only a baby, with innocent eye. That I Can a with a mnnrnfnl sort nt tnmrlu. The face of its mother and wonders why Babies mast hanger and moan and die. Only a baby, with face tear stained, ' - , Wondering doubtless what it has gained In coming to earth with its baby gra e To find poor babies are here oat of place. ; Only a baby, an innocent thing, "With a touch as soft as an angel's wing, ' With rosebud mouth and a face as fair As the sweetest dream of a painter rare. : Only a baby, a morsel of life. Afloat on this turbulent river of life With nerves to quiver with pain and feel The hand ot want with its grip of steel. Onlya baby, a bud from the tree Of life that blooms by the crystal sea; ; That fell to earth from an angel's hand, A souvenir of the better land. Only a baby, a child of the poor. Whose hearts entwine it close, to be sure, But who have more of kisses t...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

TEE DARTQIi C0DI1TY DEMOCRAT. X7- 8TOXZ, Sdltor Proprietor. GREAT BEND. - - - - KANSAS THE BIGGEST FISH. "When, in the halcyon days of old, X wat a little tyke, "I used to fish in pickerel ponds forslnnows and the like: And, oh, the bitter sadness with which my soul was fraught When I rambled borne at nightfall with the puny string I'd caught I .JUid. oh, the indignation and the valor rd dis play "When I claimed that all the biggest fish Td caught had got away I - Sometimes it was the rusty hooks, sometimes the fragile lines. .And many times the treacherous reeds would foil my Just designs: But whether books or lines or reeds were act ually to blame I kept right on at losing all the monsters, Just the same - I never lost a little fish yes, I am free to say It always was the biggest fish I caught that got away. .And so it was, when, later on, I felt ambition pass From callow minnow Joys to nobler greed for pike and bass. I found it quite convenient, when the beauties wouldn't bite An...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

THE DEMOCRAT. OFFICIAIi COUHfY PAPER. Jl fl.W PES TEAS, IN ADVANCE. WILL E. STOKE, EDITOR . AND FBOFBIETOB. GREAT B1ND, - - KANSAS. Now lxt us hare a gentlemanly, friendly and respectable campaign. . In ths death of Hon. S. 8. Cox this country looses one of its brainiest men and truest democrats. Tnx Kansas State University, at Lawrence, opened last week with 500 students. Kansas schools and Kansas crops are the wonder of the world. Thx city council of Great Bend would do well to begin preparations for the erection of a city building. It is needed, and we believe the citizens and tax payers would favor such an improve ment. Conservative . Grand Army boys will not raise much of a kick at the resignation of Tanner. But the hun gry, wild eyed spoilsmen will beef for all time. Tanner was just a little to avaracious. The irrepressible Victoria C. Wood hull is already in the field for president in 1893. If we had to choose between Vic and Ben, we would take Vic she has better staying qual...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

THE BARTON CODHTY DEMOCRAT. W. E. STOXZ, Editor ft Vroprletor. GREAT BEND. - - - - KANSAS !THE WOBLD AT LAEGE. Summary of the Dally News. WASHINGTON NOTES. It !s definitely settled that Judge Groff. f Omaha, will be appointed Commissioner of the General Land-office. He was the leading candidate for Inter-State Com nserce Commissioner against Judge Veasey, of Vermont; who recently re ceived tbe appointment. Thb United States Treasury Depart ment celebrated the 100th anniversary of its foundation by Alexander Hamilton by closing at noon on tbe 11th. President Harbison has appointed John S. Liathrop collector of internal rev enue for the third Iowa district and James W. Hearne in the Fourth Texas district. James TV. Tanker, Commissioner of Pensions, sent his resignation to Presi dent Harrison on the lltb. Edwin Abnold, author of 'Light of Asia" and chief editor of the London Telegraph, with his daughter called on .President Harrison recently. Attorney-General Miller finds no 'cause for...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

A NATION'S HEBO. "" - '-t- r:yzy ' - TJnvallinsr of the Statue of General Grant at Fort Leavenworth. Amtima tw Int Tn11. tflanMf A. W. Blair and Hob. George R. Peek' - Description of the Honom . LEAVENWORTH, Kn., Sept 16. At BOOn on'' Saturday, all business houses were closed and the city was in holiday attire, flags and streamers showing- everywhere, with pictures of Grant here and there. As early as seven o'clock the, veterans from the soldiers' home began pouring into the city with many members of the . V A. Xta WSH UUU1 UVAUWAI After a parade here In wh ich four troops of United States cavalry, a great palace wagon bearing maimed veterans, the . -.j THE GRANT STATUS. Garfield colored post, the fire department and other c'ubs, with their different bands, took part they all took train for Fort Leavenworth. At Fort Leavenworth the sentries paced back and forth about the monument and a large platform built just south of it where nearly 1.000 chairs had been placed. Early in the fore...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

ESTABLISHED 1872. "A; S. ALLEN, PHARMACIST. DRUGS, PAINTS, GLASS, BOOKS, STATIONERY, AND CORNER LOTS. FOR SALE AT CITY JEWELRY STORE NEAR POST OFFICE. You nerer hear the bee complain Nor hear a weep nor wai ; But if it wish it call unfold A very painful tale. Beautiful fall weather. Uncle Tom's Cabin is coming. We cannot have everything pleasant. Saturday's convention was one of the best the democrats of Barton county have ever held. The A. O. TJ. W. lodge had a pleasant supper in their nail in this city, Tuesday evening. Two men were arrested Tuesday, charged with " bootleggiDg," i. e., sell ing whiskey contrary to the 'law." The moon will soon be like the young man who attended a church fair with his best girl on its last quarter. Let's hold a grand, democratic rally, and get another good, soaking rain. The farmers need both in their business. Boys, you can't get into the gomi graces ot a prettj girl by watching her get out of a hammock. And yet ! C. C. Reeder, of Clarence, sent u...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

THE PIRATE . PHOTOGRAPH Ell. Be's the sort of person I rate as an embryonic pirae. as ne ever seems to gyrate . ' From the mountains ta th ' He's the bane of timid lovers, as for days be . . nears them hovers, till their presence he - uiscorerg. . Then he laughs In ghoulish glee. Tor he thinks it rery funny, watching them . extracting honey, Up from lip, and ere uej re none ne - Snaps the shutter on the oatr: This the object of his ruse Is, and the kiss he reproduces, although it no earthly use is. As he doubtless is aware. And you never can evade him; to reform you can't persuade him, till In the grave they've laid him Underneath the willow trees; am you u una mm, wan his small ways, on tne maniac, always Taking every ttflng he sees. If you threaten to expose him you are foolish. ' for it shows him you're afraid of him. which . throws him v; - Into fits of scornful laughter; Thus his shamelessness he shows, you're quick to realize he knows you're bound to silence, for exposure Is t...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

FOREIGN GOS&ir. American yellow pine is a great favorite for wooden pavements in Ber lin. The Russian language has been imposed upon all the inhabitants of the Baltic provinces of the empire. x The electric conduits in Paris con tain naked wires, insulated only by porcelain knobs, and are built under each sidewalk. ' It is said there are three hundred distinct dialects in China which differ from each other as much as French from German. An attempt is to be 'made to unify them. There are 1,500 co-operative un ions in England containing 992,428 members. In 1888 $17,072,035 profit was made on sales amounting to $183, 675,225. Of this sum $125, 100 was de voted to charity. Next to England little Holland is next to the greatest colonial power in the world. The Dutch colonies have an era of nearly 800.000' square miles, which includes some of the finest pos sessions in the world. .. The people of the ' County Down, in the North of Ireland, are the most prosperous in the North of Irela...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 September 1889

DBT GOODS HACKER -IN BUYING YOU Goods, Boots, Shoes, HATS -AJSTO GAPS wry For fall wear, it is to your interest to buy them where you can buy them cheap- ; est. We believe we can sell you MOREIBETTE R G OODS For the money than you can buy anywhere. Our new goods are now in. We ask you to -come and-ee theni be fore you buy. RESPECTFULLY, HACKER BROS. REAL ESTATE fff (in it a is n kll.fr' MM i S Per enrB:. SftiraD NO COMMISSION. LOANS UPOBJ IMPROVED FARMS. DELAY! CALL ON-toB ADDRESS: GROCERIES AND They are saying that, with every $1.00 worth of Groceries or other goods you buy of Fosburg & Welch you get a chance in the drawing of that Magnificent Oil Painting which they now have on exhibition. See the Painting, and try their goods. T CM la -A-t 333. Telex's Pioneer Grocery. We need money, must have it, and therefore will sell at the following prices for a ehort time, For CASH, viz: California Fruit, Standard Brands. ! Crawford Yellow Peaches 20c per can. Apricotaacscansforsac. l. ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 September 1889

BARTON- CO UIW DEMOCRAT v OFFIOIAL PAPER v OF B A RTOIET OOXJ3SrT"Sr. ' VOLUME VI. . GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1889. NUMBER 26. , 11 .- - I . ... - - - - ,1 - II --II . " ! - ' ' III-, Y DEMOOKATIO COUNTY. TICKET. For County Treasurer LEONARD M. KRAUSE, Of Walnut Township. For County Clerk D. R. JONES, Of Great Bend. For Register of Deeds FRANK G. STROTIIMAN, Of Lakin Township. For Sheriff FRANK D. WILSON, Of Great Bend. For County Surveyor BERNARD MARKEY, Of South Bend Township. For County Coroner Du. J. R. McILVAINE, Of Iloisington. For Commissioner, Third District C. COUGHL1N, Of Eureka Township. THE OLD HORDE GOMIHG. Six mouths of the Harrison admin istration have done something more than create a deficit in the treasury account. The Louisville Courier Journal has made a list of . sample federal appointees which throws light on the material which is being paid off for work done last year. "Robert Smalls, collector of customs at Beaufort, S. C, was convicted by ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 September 1889

THE BARTOn COOfiTY DEMOCRAT. i V. . STOKE, Xdltor ft Proprietor. GREAT BEND. - - - . KANSAS OLD SAWS IN RHYME. Let Bleeping don lie: barking doers never bite tire a dog a bad name and then bang bim out- ngnt. A whipped cur dreads the lash; a burnt child creaas me Ore. Though speaking the truth, no one believes a . uar. Penny wise and pound foolish; easy come, easy go; As light as a feather; as black as a crow. Save at the spigot and lose at tha bang: A. man won't be drowned who is born to be hung. Too big for his buttons; hail fe'low well met; Eyes bigger than is belly; forgive and forget. A place for each thing and each thing in its place. He's got a screw loose; rest Is rust; off his base. Vine feathers fine birds make; two wrongs make no right; Bay nothing but saw wood; hindsight beats foresight. Fishing for a compliment; never say die: God ne'er lets the trees grow up into the sky. Make or break; small potatoes and 'few to the hill: Tis the Quiet pig always gets most of the swil...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 September 1889

THE BART0I1 C0UI1TY DEUOCRAT. XT. S. STOXB, Xditor ft Proprietor. GREAT BEND. - - - - KANSAS. THE BELL OF JUSTICE. There vu a King long years ago; Bis name historian doth not know. ' He lired beneath Italian skies. A noble monarch, lust and wise. That he might serve his people well. In a high tower he hong a bell. He who was wronged had but to ring The bell of justice, for the King Was bound to make the humblest prayer The subject of his royal care. At first men rung it every day, "Rotted at last the rope away, And, growing shorter by degrees. Swayed lightly to each passing breeze. For many a month It idle hung, ' No longer needed. No one rung For Justice; men had learned to fear, And dreaded now the bell to hear. At length a wandering grape-vine clung 'Tight to the rope that idle hung. And flrmJy held it, sweetly grasped. As if one hand another clasped. A starving horse turned out to die, One summer day was passing by. And browsing where the grape-vine bung. The bell of justice lou...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 September 1889

1 ' -T V i 1 THE DEMOCRAT. OFFICIAL COUHTY PAPER. II. il.ro PEB YEAR, IN ADVANCE. f WILL E. STOKE, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. GREAT BEND, - KANSAS. Hon. Henby W. Scott, register of the Lamed land office, is an independ ent candidate for Judge of the 16th Judicial district. Eight out of eleven newspapers in his district will support Mr. Scott. ' Thkbb is no reason . in the world why every candidate on the democratic ticket should not be elected. They are the choice! of the people, and have proven themselves worthy of the confi dence placed in them two years ago. Ths figure "9" in our dates is with us and it has come to stay. No man or woman now living will ever date a document-without using the figure nine. It now stands on the extreme right 1889. Next year it will be third place 1890, where ' it will remain for ten years. It will then move up to the second place 1900, and there it will rest one hundred years. Axong the men named as possible successors to Corporal Tanner as pen sion comm...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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