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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 31 March 1887

VOLUME II. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 31 1887. NUMBER 52. A. T. & S. F. Time-Table. On aud after January 9th, 1887, trains leare Great Qgnd aa follows, wit T ' ' . OOIWG KAST. No. 2, Atlantic express...., 4.59 a. m. No. 4. Kastern Express. 4.53 p. m. No. 6, New York Express. 6.32 a. in- No. 16, way freight ..1-Sdp.m. " " 2 80 p.m. GOIKO WEST. No. 1, California and New Mexico Ex. ..10.19 p to. Nq. -3, Colorado and Utah. Express. .11.05 a. in: No. 5 , lenTer Express. ..... 9.57 p. ni. No. 15 way freight.:.. .i.9.55 a. m. OBKAT BEND WAT FREIGHT. ArriTe from east '. 12.15 p. in. Daparts or vast 2.30 p. ui. C, K. & 17. L&A.VE8. Express Freight. .0. . ARRIVES. Express. . Freight 'All trains daily except Sunday. .11:20 a. m. . 2:00 p. m. .10:50 a. in. .12:25 p. in. W. TORRE Y, Agent. Eio. Pacific. No 118 Passenger for St. Louis, departs 4:20 a. m daily. No 117 Passenger arrives from St. Louis 11:30 p m daily. No 119 Freight arrives flailv 5:10 p m. No 12Q Freight depar...

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. — 31 March 1887

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED BT LANGFOBO ft STOKJS.' GREAT BEND. -" - - - KANSAS. THE WORLD AH LARGE. Summary of the Daily News. "WASHINGTON NOTES. The Civil Service Commissioners at Washington a day or two ago received a letter from a public school teacher in Mich igan, wanting to know if the commissioners would not bring her a blank application the next time they happened to be in her neigh borhood. A blank form was sent to her and was shortly after retnrned filled ud. Her age was stated as forty-nine, but the physician who certified to her good health said that though she was forty-nine, he would assure the commissioners that she did not look a day over thirty-five and was as spry as a woman of thirty. Dr. Riley, the Government Entomolo gist, has gone to California to investigate the Coltony cushion scale, an Australian in sect, said to be spreading ominously over the Pacific Coast. The President has made the following appointments : George F. Pritchett, United States di...

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. — 31 March 1887

5HE , BARM COUOTY DEMOCRAT. XtmUSHED MY LAN6FORD & STOIC K. DEWEY LANCFORD. Editor. I GREAT BEND. - KANSAS. FANCY'S REALM. With eyee half shot I lie upon the sand. And hear the waters whisper to the land. And in the east, through flame and gold, Is bora , The glowing radiance of the sunlit mora. Far off the light gilds a soft swelling sail That like a lessening star grown slowly pale; .And lazily along low-crested waves A solitary gull its white breast laves. On sloping hills the daisy blossoms show Their harmony of blended sun attd snow; And from cool sweeps of meadow sweetly ring The choral 'notes that joyous warblers sing. Here, where the earth and ocean rightly meet, .1 lie at ease, and murmurs strangely sweet "Ring through my soul, weird notes that rise from whre The mermaids sing, and comb their yellow hair. 1 have dim dreams of wondrous melodies, Wy tawny Tritons blown down sapphire seas. That girt some island lying fair and lone In the glad splendor of the Tropic zone. T...

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. — 31 March 1887

BARTOH COUHTY DEHQCRA? fficial nm or mm mm- GREAT BEND, : KAS o FORTUNES. Beads Like a Story From Fairyland. The Record of the Fortunes Made In Almost a day by Investing In Great Bend Real Estate. JkUadlc, With his Wonderfal Lamp, Could Scarcely Gather Riches Faster, A simple recital of the business transactions of each day in the city jf Great Bend would be advertise ment enough. With most of the booming towns now, the case is dif ferent. They expect the greatest good from what the city intends to. do and pass lightly by what is dcing. "But level-hendod people will always judge a town's future prospects by its present activity. This plan of recit ing facts, as our advertisements has been followed by the Democrat, and, to far with the happiest results. We say in our columns that Messrs. so arid so are building a fine business block, or that Mr. A. sold a lot, for which he had paid $1,000 only six months previous, for $5,000. Strangers come into the town, find that we have spoken the...

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. — 31 March 1887

BABTOH COUfflMMOCKAT. LAlTGFOPwD & STOKE, Editors aad Vnypri-jtor4. OFFICE IN OPEIIA HOLjsIiT.l-OCiC' FIRST J2T2ITJ1L GREAT BEND, KANSAS Notice change iu time table of the A. T. & S. F. and C. K. & TV. rail rogds Mr. Graut Adams who has been east -visiting his parents returned last , Saturday. -Mr. Nassel has bought the stock of goods of Bruiser & Weiss, and is moving it to Olmitz. Mrs. John Ebe returned home from Hutchinson to-day, where she had been vititiug her mother, Mrs. Mainis. The office, hall and parlors of the Union house have lately been papered, which adds very much to their ap pearance. Mr. Grover, who lives two miles north of town, we regret to learn was seriously hurt Sunday by a horse he was leading to water. Mr. L. II. Miller, agent of the Pacific express office, iuforms us that the business in his department is building up rapidly. Itufe Bell is prepared to Rive in structions in top spinning. He can make a hole through the finest plate glass in town...

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. — 31 March 1887

THE POPE'S INCOME. Tt Separate Sources from Which the Enormous 1'npal Berenu la Dorlred. A foreign, diplomatist accredited to IXotoe gives the following account of fJie present Pope's income and what he does with it. Tho Pontifical revenue is 'derived . f rom three separate sources. The first is the interest of an enormous sum left by Pope Pius IX. to the Papal treasury, which interest produces some $600,000. The capital of this is in vested in English Government funds. Contrary to what some persons might imagine, Leo XIIL is a great specu lator and subscribes to all the Italian loans. When the latter rise he sells out and invests the profits in English wuis. J-o ie revenue leit oy i'us IX. must be added a sum almost equal in amount furnished by the Peter's Tence Fund, TCiiicli, however, has failon IT of late years. This constitutes the ordinary budget of the Holy See as distinguished from the extraordinary budget. The latter is derived from a tOird source..and is supplied by tho re...

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. — 31 March 1887

THE COMMISSION. Generally Ffevorabln Comment o the Iwr aonnrl of the Iater-Stmte Commerce Gom- - mission A Difficult Task In Prospect Commissioner Morrison Easrer for the Fry An Avalanche of Correspondence Ready to Fait WiSHisGTOs, March 24. TJie personnel of the Inter-State Commerce Commission 14 the chief topic of conversation here, and, as a general thing, the composition of the commission seems to give satisfac tion. The high character, competence and special fitness of the five gentlemen for the woik before them, is generally ad mitted, and is considered ample com pensation for the long delay in appointing them, and the President is freely credited with having brought one 01 the most dif ficult tasks he has yet encountered to a every gratif yiug and successful conclusion. The Critic, in this connection, while commenting editorialy on the composition of the commission, doultless reflocts the opinion of fair minded men of all parties in saying: "The President has done wise ly, as...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 31 March 1887

GREAT BEND. A City Whoed Gates ar Thronged With Strangers.--The Entrancing Tales of Arabian Sights Entertain ment Find a Seqnel Here.- Fortunes Made bj men, who Conld Barelj Reach This Magical City, by Inresting in Beal Estate. Men tiny at Hundreds, To-day, and Sell at Thousands, To-morrow. Conte and see Probably no town in Kansas or equal size is having the unparalleled growth that is now pushing Great Ben?? to the very front rank of the iities of the state. The city has al ways been prosperous ; last 3-ear it an encouraging' and healthy growth, tut so on dgeaoied, until a month ago, that we were to have a &oora 'that would make all our neigh boring an rival towns luok at us ia Qmazement. JJut nuch is literally Crue. Men who came here a few weeks since aul invested a few hun dred dollars, hav seen their invest ments grow'into thousands. And as the weeks roll " on, the boom aug ments and carries property abroad. Only a few weeks since a corner sold at $2,0Q0, and people said tha...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 April 1887

(I 1 J i i.i i - A VpLUME III. Tije people are anxiously inquiring "what the city authorities are going to do about the water works. This we cannot say, but presume the work "will begin shortly. Coming years will, demonstrate that threat Bend must be the great town of Central Kansas. "We have no fight to make on our siste towns. Nature has decreed that here shall be a great busi ness center, and it is growing rapidly into that proportion. The lields are now open; the citizens are anxious to welcome tUose who come here to share .heir prosperity. All that Great Bend asks of strang ers is to come and see. Here is a city that nothing can prevent growing into a great metropolis; indeed, it now has over four thousand inhabitants and is growingat a marvelous rate. We are surrounded by a country of unsurpassed fertility, the city is already the railroad center of this portion of Kansas. But now is the time for strangers and every body to come and invest. We clip the following complimentary ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 April 1887

4 - tt TON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. rCBLISHKD BY LANGFOB D St STOKE. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. - GIAT BEND. - - - KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LAKQE. Summary of the Dally News. WASHINGTON NOTES. ' In response to a request from the Com missioner of Pensions, one hundred clerks in his bureau have volunteered to work extra hours without pay upon the Mexican pension claims filed under the act of Janu ary 29, 18S7. Senator Fbte, whose retaliation speech was not much relished in England, visited the House of Commons the other day, while in London, and was invited by the Speaker to a seat in the diplomatic gallery. The following is the inscription on a brass tablet which has recently been placed in "the window in the south transept of St. John's Church, at "Washington: "Thi in scription in memory of Chester Allan Ar thur is placed here by the vestry. He was the twenty-first President of the United BtgleB, a worshipper of the church, and in 1884 erected the window to the memory of his wife. He .died November...

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. — 7 April 1887

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED MY LAXGFOKD & STOKE. OEWEY LANQJORD, Editor. GREAT BEND, - - - KANSAS. WHEN THE COWS COME HOME. This poem appeared first in the lustraicd Christian Veekly, August,1875 lit has Xen reprinted extensively, but anaecurately. It is reproduced here, ;ays the Chicago Inter Ocean, with the sanction of the author (Mrs. Agnes E. 3Iitchell), and the following is a c6r rected and revised cop3'. The poem Jias been credited to an English writer, :and was published some months ago in an Eastern paper with the explana tory remark that the author was not known.3 ' "With klingle, Wangle, klingle, 'Way down the du&ty dingle. The cows are coming home; 'How sweet and clear, and faint and low. The airy tinklings come and fro. X.ike Minings from some far-off tower, , Or patterings of an April shower That makes the daisies stow; Holing, ko-lang, Ko-ling, ko-lang, kollr.jfleliDgle V,. 'Way down the darkening dingle The cows come slowly home: .And old-time friend...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 April 1887

BARTOH COUNTY DEMOCRAT fficial miui mm county- GREAT BEND, KAS For Sale At this office a good second-hand, 6 colenm - hand press, at a bajgain. "With this issue the Democrat en ters upon the third year of its exist ence. We can truthfully say that never has the out-look for the paper been $p uauenng as now. e regrei . that we are not ready on this natal day of the paper to present it to our readers asan all home print, together with some other changes that we have decided to make. But we are not ready, though we hope to be when we issue again. It is hardly necessary for us to say what course the paper will pursue; for we take it for granted that every one jnowa that so long as it continues under its present editorial manage ment it will be democratic to the core. Since we have had editorial charge of the Democrat we have never wavered from that faith. In the future as in the past we shall labor for the ad vancement of Great Bend and Barton county. On that subject we know no democrac...

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. — 7 April 1887

BAKTOH COUNTY DEMOCRAT. LANQFORD & STOKE, .Editors and Propfietors. OFFICE IN OPERA 1IOUSE BIjOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS LOCAL NEWS . A good six column "Washington hand press for sale cheap at this office. See the add of Famous in this is sue. That famous establishment is now on Main street. The poles for the Missouri Pacific telegraph line were distributed yes day anS he wires are to be put up in a few days. "Mother, I have been out to vote." 'Have you, my darling daughter?' i'Ypa. hnt (lnn't vmi rntfipi Ir inr?pr think I hadn't orter?" A Master X B. Kiplinger, brother of Mr. Kiplinger, f the firm of Elwood & Co., has arrived from Ashland, Ohio, and entered upon duties as clerk with the above named firm. The election yesterday came very near being enlivened by a set-to be tween two of our citizens. Luckily, no blows were struck and no counten ances disfigured. "W. IL Goit, proprietor of the Goit shoe store, has'found it necessary to put another man in the repairing de partmenJ...

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. — 7 April 1887

ErfESSTRS. BLAINE AND SHE? MAM. ' . " AlOa terestlng Specula Hon Begrardlnff "UnderstadlnE ; Jletweettj the Senator from gOklo laeil th f Statesman " frotfi, XSjfclns I 7 a 6 Tt faM Jj Httjjigj fbstjjt w liat tie uaderstan ; Jo know j-ac- ' liaderetattdins is be- tw reen Air. iaine anaoenator Oner- men tution in 1888. That these distin guished Republican . leaders have of late, thfbugh their frieasXlnadeT a. . truce there is little doubt. Before Gen erLIgSif passed yrjffi waspoin fefonly4 believed thai (he T3hio siatea man hopcci i-, wrtho ninatioij through disagreements between" the swept aj"al cpj(culnt4onji Iiade ha that basis, and left Mr. Blaine and Mr. anerman to ngnwt out alpne,. , r fThoae fvliof pretend?, .tplknowy aCirpi thai in case fliift Demoi-aistrenqra5ngle leSicleht GVVe! aMMMh 'Blame' "wilt desire to once more try conclusions -with him at tU polls, and that, m this ease, Mr. Sheftnan wi"L.3tep asitlflf and. Xermit the Maine statesman to receive a unanimous renominat...

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. — 7 April 1887

"BISMARCK." tbo Chler Witness Against Aiendrf Shown Up by Acquaiatances. Siocx Citt, Iowa, April 1. In the Had dock murder case yesterday Minnie Kosctv Inski swore that Arensdorf, to aid her and tvoscbinski to leave the city purchased the house and lot and gave her mother 250 in money. At this point the State rest ed its case. Policeman TV. A. Smith, tl3 first witness Tor the defense, testified he saw "Bismarck" on the night of the 3d on the corner of O Douglas and Fourth streets, drunk, and told him to gfehome. This was about mid night and after the killing of Haddock. Adolph Metz testified that ho met "Bis mar.ck" about nine o'clock August 3, as he ("Bismarck") was coming out of Herman's saloon. He next saw "Bismarck" at one o'clock in the morning, very drunk, on the sidewalk near his residence, where ho re mained about an hour. He saw him again at nine o'clock in the morning, when he was prtiallyTsobered up, and he said he had not been home that night. The wit ness was cross-exam...

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. — 7 April 1887

8ABT01I COUNTYJfflOCRAT. IjANQFOBD & STOKE, , Editors and Proprietor. OFTJCE IN OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GHEAT1 bend, KANSAS LOCAL, NEWS Mra. Austin, we regret to learn is quite low. . Mr. W. S Hays went east Sunday to be gone some time. Measles are reported as prevailing in the vicinity ot MabervilJe. The Cannon Ball has concluded it best to stop at Lamed hereafter. Our old friend, "VV. C. Bradshaw, of made ua' a pleasant call Mon day. ; Cliff Van Pell 1s nowclerking for Fred Flanley, of the G. A. R. gro cery. Mr. Harper and Mis L. M. Fvr ter were visiting friends in Sterling SumSay. Kan Goit, the Shoe store man, will build a residence on the east aide of town shortly. The boxes and rubbish in froun. of business houses along our principal streets make an unsightly appearance. We are glad to see our friend, J Richcreek, again on Jhe streets, after hia ecent struggles with the measles. Miss'Ines Baker . and sister, Ella, of Lamed, visited in the city the last part of lastnd the -first ...

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. — 14 April 1887

B1ETOE COUITI B1I0CEAT. i GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 1887. VOLUME III. NUMBER 2. ,11 1" "I'.l -r 'i ' V J V -1- 7. 4 A. We made the Daily Chronoscope of Larned, a short visit last Saturday, and found it prospering as it deserves to. The papers of Kansas are doing a great work for the state. There is every reason for our peo ple to rejoice and look forward to even greater prosperity in the future than in the past. Our boom is backed by all that makes booms permanent. Let us do our -part and tlxe rest shall be ad ded unto us. St. Louis has scored an important victory over, ber great rival Chicago in the recently promulgated freight rates from New York to Missouri River points. According to that schedule shippers will save 8 cents on first class, 4 cents on second class and 2 cents on third class, by shipping via. St. Louis instead of Chicago. Kansas cities have had fierce struggles this year for city, officers, but we hope they have all acted as Great Bend has done forgot...

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. — 14 April 1887

ffX CQLOngfa MAN'S PARTY. a Organisation or Colored Men Promnl t JRte A ,2"er Declaration of Independ IThcre :is no more reason for the organization of a colored man's party in .this country than for the-, organiza tion of a 'party. of blondes'; or one of SSrny beards, xet, if by this means the iniorcd people of the South can grad ually be brought into the exercise of fiheir political rights ' in" an intelligent xaauner, and ; can be made to under and the full dignity of the freedom and citizenship which were conferred - upon them, perhaps the movement - wrluch q educated black of Richmond, Va., ha started, will not be without support iu places where, under tiier circumstances, it would be vig orously coif! bated. As outlined, the silm ofthe Virginia gcttleman is to . form in every populous commu nity an organization of the more progressive negroes for social and political purposes. -The - political aspects of the organization are to be kept in the background for a time, and an effo...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 April 1887

STUIKE MATTERS. A Gigantic Federation of Miners to be Organized as Knights of Labor. The Chicago Carpenters' Strike Sev eral Fights and Some Dissatis faction Manifested. Indianapolis Stone Cntters Throw Down Their Tools The Color Line in the Cotton Handlers' Strike. Pittsbckgh, Pa., April 9. The coal miners throughout the country are discuss ing the formation of one gigantic organiza tion by the amalgamation of the National Federation of Miners and the Miners' National Assembly of the Knights of Labor. Heretofore considerable jealousy has been manifested between the members of the two organizations, but lately the officials have shown a disposition to agree upon a plan for mutual benefit. At a re cent meeting of the executive board of the Federation of Miners a resolution asking lor a conference with the executive board of the Miners' Assembly was adopted. The plan of federation is that the two executive boards shall meet and devise a set of rules or laws for the government of minin...

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. — 14 April 1887

3ART0H COUHTY DEMOCRAT official nm or mm conn- GREAT BKND : : KAS IU tr Ih Urn Ul a prey, Whcr wUb iwvttwwUiwi fd wen decay." Though wtnUth accumulates with us, men do not decay. Manhood of Great Bond gruwa in strength and virtue while her citixena gather wealth. The censuB of 1886 shows that Kan sas has one hundred and one towns having a population of over 1 ,000. The list is headed hy Leavenworth with a population of 29,150, while Blue Ilapid.s stands last with 1,000. D. K. Anthony has gone down in the blackness of defeat. Xeely was elected Mayor of Leavenworth and now the great prohibitionist is sighing, "Oh, for a lodge in some vast wilder ness; some boundless contiguity of Jshadel" . In the matter of blundering inade quacy of the mail service for Kansas, we would suggest that the press gener ally make it a special point to see that o one attention is paid by the authori ties at Washington to the requests con stantly "being sent in for better service. The census of 1885 assigned...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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