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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 26 April 1888

SSSJ " l'g3gawwpiw gbaMaBHHiiJHMaailaiai)Mliagaa)H .-V C v WS "V 5 1r .". iiVi -- 7" T" j y- - -vs i r -,- .- i county jT Thomas Ut VOL. IV. NO. 7. COLBY. THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS. THURSDAY. APRIL 26, 1888. TEN PAGES. i.50 PER YEAR. Cat 9 6 ijgfcU JMme Hi i $ :w hst IEnf5 B. J. WOODRUFF. New Goods, New Goods. Low Prices. Our Stools of DRY GOODS, NOTSONS, FURNISH ING GOODS, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS, ETC., For the summer trade is now complete. Oar stock of DRESS . GOODS! AND TRIMMINGS, WHITE COODS, PARASOLS, FANS, LACES, SUMMER SHAWLS, EMBROIDERIES, ETC., was never before as large, and we were never before able to make as low prices as now. We have just received a new supply of Shoes and Slippers, in all grades and sizes, and will offer better bargains than ever in this line. Look at our Straw Hats for Men, Boys and Girls. Come and see us, and we will please you if a fine stock, low prices and courteous treatment will do it. Respectfully, B. J. Woodruff, COX.BY, PALACE drug store. MARTIN...

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. — 26 April 1888

. J ct, MS! .BWHJ $g rrr BSlPsiga .iru? M nSFrif? yFviw 1- -w "taj1 3-4 a1 iil V--?- '"JZftA '& jf.f ?--& : j Thomas Cat VOL. IV. NO. 7. COLBY. THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS. THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1888. TEN PAGES. $1.50 PER YEAR. mSBBBSBB COUNTy """"V fr. s f . - j$H - cK i ; M. D. LESSENGER. Attorney and Counselor at Law. AND NOTARY PUBLIC. R. L. CHAMBERS, Attorney at Law. All lepral business gi en pioinpt and careful Attention. , , -n n. Ofbce upstairs First ational Bank Build ing, Colbj, Ka. H. A. BRANT, ATTORNEY AT LAW- Will practice in all the coin ts. OFFICt, KOOM 6, OVFIl 1ST NVTIONUi BANK, COLBY, KAS. E. VAN METRE, A1T0RKEY AT AW.- "Will practice in all the couif.. room .", o-tu 1st National Hank Oilict m Cor,m , Kansv. W. S. WTLLCOXON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, COLBY, KANSAS. JOSEPH A. GILL. Attorney and Coimselloa? at X-aw. COLIIY, Ka1-. "Will practice 1 1 tleeourl of Thomas and adjomi'vc ounties.auilbeioie the rtistuct land oflico. Collections made and piomptly 1 emitted. FRANCIS A....

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. — 26 April 1888

Bf- j '-.-. -jgpjpjggMpjVtc -i " " . WtltMKii-MT.i ' . B M BB a ' M i eBBBBBBBBBBBBlBaBBBaBBBMMa r, ....y.,.,. , , ,..,. y-ri' ySjffi 3fLW . r V,-UlH -f b! v M it K,1 2. f" THOMAS COUNTY CAT. JOSEPH A. CILL, Editor. COLBY. KANSAS OUR POLLY. Lisha and I have allers worked hard and saved up all we could, Hot that we expected 'twould ever do us much good, But there was Tom, and Moses, and there was Elizy Ann, And she was our only darter, and she hadn't much of a man. He was kinder lazy, and shiftless, and never see nothing to do Me was born so awfully tired he'd never get rested through! I said that Ellzy Ann was all the darter we had- There was another one, Polly, but Polly she managed bad; Jim Pearl, as worked at days' works, she capt ured his eye. And she was a silly young flirt, and he courted her all on the sly, -And as soon as 'Lisha found out how matters was going along. He reasoned with Polly and told her such do ings was mortally wrong. He and I talked it over of nights when a...

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. — 26 April 1888

p, i ii. iinTi.-iwtyi yi i.ii 'o - ' &oi S3J 2S5i JS iSli uKa! J a b IjSJJ left-' ra fei now occupying my new office imthe rear of the First National Bnk, and I am prepared" to o " f w-: .4 ZK& - rate of Interest .W 'arm Loam at a W3 - ft's, , r VS v. ' 3 . fc And can furnish the Money the day of application. Call and see me. Yours respectfully, i , - y - hi (-"-g y-y-Tgi W 1 EanUlanenRaMaMaeT m m m wiKWg'r2F -ef----- t r , & - low t" n if - Ik? fWe areTere j H? .J I This Space Reserved for JOHN FOSTER & SONS, To advertise LUMBER SA iH And All Kinds of o stock of ur and we are nreoared of building material times. Yard is located the Opelt Hotel. Don't forget the anything in our line. We carry also coal of all first-class grades. JOHN FOSTER & SONS, Colby, ISKERN'S OPPOSITE CHICAGO LUMBER YARD, COLBY, KANSAS. Will not be undersold by any. Car load of fine new furniture just arrived. Come and see my stock and price my goods. Carry constantly in stock all kinds of f...

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. — 26 April 1888

'qSammmW ' - " i V " ' ''pA X" t r' " ' K C- K&JkVT&J&K 3'sfili; '4mCfSIVS ' Samsms ' ' "-" "" " "' -..f r . ' " I frJ5fe f-Si. , K , !& 2 ' '" i CT" I THOMAS COUNTY CAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. COLBY. - - - - - KANSAS. WHEN NIGHT COMES. She children come borne when the sun goeth down, When the sun goeth down to his rest, 3n night-robes or crimson and purple and gold, And with clouds cuddled low on his breast. 'They slip thro' the gate that old Time leaves ajar. For the day as it hasteneth by. And closely they nestle up close to my heart When the shadowy night draweth nigh. 'The children come home when the day lieth dead On his bier of a pale, purple mist, .And when his white face by the gathering dusk And the tremulous starlight is kissed. They reach out their wee, dimpled fingers to mine; On my old wrinkled face there doth lie The soft, clinging pressure of warm baby lipi When the shadowy night draweth nigh. 3Iy darlings come home in my desolate age - From the land...

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. — 26 April 1888

- "" , ' " '"&sSi m w- & -, K 3f -&: ON THE MOST FAVORABLE I can make you a SMALL loan ! I can make you a LARGE loan ! I can make you a aP; loan lor $25.00 I can make you a loan remaining four per cent, is paid murage iut aim wm iiuuic yuu a uui uiu iuarc iuui 11 v-v, wxv- .... w.. wwtw, Basement rooms under the THE THOMAS COUNTY CAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. Arrival and Departure of Mails to and from Colby. COLBY & OAKLEY ROUTE. Airives6;45p. in. daily; departs 9:30 a. m. daily. COLBY & OBEHLIX. Daily both ways; Departs 7 a. m. Arrives 6 p. in. colby & noxiE. Arrives Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 p. in. Departs Tuesda s, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a. m. COLBY & ATWOOD. Arrives Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays. Departs Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6 a. m. COLBY & EUSTIS. Arrh es Tuesdays and Saturdays. Departs Moudays and Fridays at 8 u. in. UNION PACIFIC TIME TABLE. SOUTn BOUND. No. 22, Leaves Colby 10:00 a. in. NORTH BOHND. No. 281. A...

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. — 26 April 1888

X rfc R 54- ME&fe'. " fefe& -. $&. EftW. THE THOMAS COUNTY CAT. OFFICIAL COUNTY AND CITY PAPER. Issued by Thomas County Publshing Co., at Colby, Jvan-a every Thursday of each weeK. JOSEPH A. CILL, Editor. Emperor Frederick II., of Germany is reported at the point of death. The season for championship game? of the National Base Ball League opened April 20. The great tariff debate was opened last week by Mr. Mills, of Texas, in the senate. Mr. Kelley replied. Both speeches were masterpieces in their way. The funeral services of Roscoe Conkling were held in New York, April 20, the burial place being at Utica. What is going to be done about the indebtedness of our city ? It is an easy matter managed if the debt be funded The cit3 council aie taking steps to nro ide a sunnlv of water in case of fire. There should be a die biigade organized. In the selection of 0 M. IIoa ey as president of the count- republican club, a wise choice has been made. Charley is a thoiough republica...

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. — 26 April 1888

,irnimTf'rTMiiB - innlTtrTTntiTT-H TH I ITCKl Til' ,-,-r- -qW!im-l KSSSf I--V-i r" ---j;toVl - 'as-1 - 5 i teS- l'yaJI4'i IfM WOMAFS DEPAETMENT. MOTHERS-IN-LAW. A Few Forcible Facts la Their Defence. A few years ago the 'funny" papers, and many that were not so fanny, had sl few staple facts that were always on tap for a funny screen- "The mule," -was one subject "The goat that eats tin cans," was another, and "the mother-in-law" was another. I hare written many times on the subject of mules, and goats, and putting up a stove-pipe, but I can't remember that 1 ever wrote any thing mean about a mother-in-law. If I have I would like to apologize to every mother-in-law in the land. Theie is a time in the mar ried life of all young people when they want to be alone more or less, and dur ing that time I would not bother them too much, if I was a mother-in-law. That is the time when there is an awful crowd and a perfect jam. At such a time the funny paper which jokes the mother-in-law may ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 26 April 1888

UJiun I-falsi vA Wa ;- 1 --., ! . -. . , ' . " -, - t 355"?j wrnspap ,5fH . - 4,- V.. r "AV -1 .,'",. , t,.w-. ., l i LTiWMWBWWWWWMMwrWiffPSsg; . --' '! i aiimn i ,.. . j r er . :.; asrgssg y .smacat' . ---- ,w. .- TM,ra.,. - rBMrMrrT-. . mr" ' Vai5i.itWS5:sWr'--J---S VlJif. . t ". f JS.-S Ehr'- -a--- . .. j-t--ii .-.. i..i i m ii - ,, , - , -- mm SS ---- V '- Ml . T i, i " ' I ' - , SBBF J v ff, M ft S fr r tr- 1 .Wksr, ADULTERATIONS. A. Subject or the Gravest aad Voat Fr ICeachin; linportaacw Throughout the entire list of food products, aside, possibly, from such leading articles of diet as flour and the different varieties of animal food, where adulteration without detection would be practically impossible, every article used for food has been tam pered with, and made to yield an un righteous profit to some rascally firm or company organized for fraud, and entirely careless of the harm they do, so that the " business" is made profit able. In the article of butter, by putting the ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 26 April 1888

!.. 'i-. " u -T II ij ji i t -nMgaijaifcyMiflifcafc' ' m WW ! -3rA.XPT 'mdttf'VXS'mi9,tumimmm aarjrj-? r " -rXHr 45iMr r TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The drawing of lots in the South Park Addition will be held at the Armory in Colby on Tuesday, May ist at i o'clock p. m. p ip5r ,. le-fe aS'fcjj MARRIED. On "Wednesday April 18. Emory "W. James, of Thomas county, was weded to Miss Mary N. Dorman, of Logan county, also on Thursday April 19, Mr. W. E. Macey to 3Iiss K. B. Brady, both of Col by, Kans. The brides were handsomely dressed and presented an elegant ap pearance. Elder Z. Mitchell. FIFTH ANNIVER8ITY. A very pleasant social event occmred at the residence of Mrs. and Mr. F Mil ner last Friday evening, it beinc the fifth anniversity of their marriage. A few of thrir friends who were invited in to celebrate the event, took advantage of ihe occasion to present them with a handsome rocking chair. The evening was pleasantly spent on the progressive euchre plan, after which an appetizin...

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. — 3 May 1888

-.- , .t5 - r-"-? 35? 8' e Thomas Cat. . ' VOL. IV. NO. 8. COLBY. THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS. THURSDAY. MAY 3, 1888. i.50 PER YEAR. .4 --J-- - . .-. -,vr .-aro-.-, i ''in MtiargWSMIaiy-':L-grcaafTiii8!T ' " - jhul. j 11, ii Lib "4 cOUNTy . . - tvr,. ,. f- y PALACE DRUG STORE. MAETIN & HAMPTON, Props. DEALERS IN IraJLM eufeiMi PAINTS, OILS, WALL PAPER, WINDOW GLASS, TOILET ARTICLES, ETC. All medicines guaranteed pure compounded at all hours by competent t the store for Dr. V. C. Eddy and Dr. G. fOne door south of Postofllce, 200,000 Acres of Land in Thomas County, CONSISTING OF U. P. RY. LANDS, DEEDED LANDS, SCHOOL LANDS, HOMESTEADS AUD TIMBER-CLAIMS. The largest list in Thomas county. j Also acre piopeity in the additions Abstracts of Title. Fire McCOITICAL, 30LBY, G. B. DAKIN, Real Estate Broker I And Notary Public. Deeded lands, school lands, town lots, timber claims, homesteads, relin luishraents bought and sold. Money loaned on real estate and on chattels. I ne acre and three acr...

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. — 3 May 1888

r-ms Av- vi i ii5 J3- --? ,: 3$ mmrmwmm&mmwMmmmMmmkh4 ii Ls ter vr' te s uss;-. THOMAS COUNTY OAT. JOSEPH A. CILL, Editor. CX)LBr. KANSAS THE SHADOW CHASER. With outstretched bands be saw bis child joys See, And vanish -with the passing of the day, lake ships that keep their course far out at sea, Nor heed ihe longing watchers in the bay. And glad youth found him following ardent eyed The fleeting phantom that he ever lost, And a'. I his eager manhood was denied The sweet reward such weary searching cost. Then came at last Life's lord, sweet Death, and said: "Oh, loyal heart, well done, behold thy 'wage." And lo! with fadeless beauty overspread The shadow of his childhood, youth and age. lhnri'tla Christian H right, in. Ssribner't Mag czint. AKCTIC COLD. Accounts Given by a Few North ern Explorers. Sevrntylive Decree Below Zero Stock ings liurn Before Feet Can Be Warmed at a Fire Cold That Splits Stones in Twain. The past winter has been so remark able for its many periods of lo...

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. — 3 May 1888

3e5r "S r v ."' v v -; .,- m'eafnUBaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa- u -M y-rcr-fftf) f uniW-iii, 1 -A- " .''-"" "--- f.f- TfS t ,-tw .- gj, & f-. ' V-? ?. ' rMT -. V ,i - ." , 1, " " ( " 1 "Ns 'k'',-i r 3t - " "" ?"isKa i . " r .. C sv;.'j 5b f THOMAS COUNTY OAT. JOSEPH A. GILL, Editor. COLBY. KANSAS. A MAIDEN'S SONG. r.OilANCE. Oh, If I were a millionaire, "Without a care, As free as air, MethmUs the world would seem more fair; The br'ght sunlight, The starry night; The birds sing sweeter in the air. If I had gold Untold, untold, The richest robes on earth Td wear. And radiant gems In diadems Should shed their splendor in my hair If I were but a millionaire. Ob, if I wore a millionaire, Without a care, As free as air. Bedecked by fashion debonair. Her proudest queen I'd reign serene. And lave in pleasure's fount and there At court and ball I'd hearts enthrall. And they should all their love declare, With tender sighs And tearful eyes, And maids would envy everywhere 11 1 were but a million...

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. — 3 May 1888

-S V j 33? itwHfjiTiipnTyii ., , liijiiw;iiiiiMpiMigyi i ,i'i ttmmmim!1 & vj ; -' '-a.J o ".; "" , :-.-... .-on v',K5 II I I SMl'aJs.-v,' x; -j3 THE THOMAS COUNTY CAT. OFFICIAL COUNTY AND CITF PAPER. Issued ly Thomas County Fublshing Co., at Colby, Kansas every Thursday of each week. JOSEPH A. CILL, Editor. The annual meeting of the Colby Board of Trade is Monday, Ma- 7th. A new set of officers are at that time to be chosen. Senator Dolph, of Oregon, got after Sparks, the ex-commissioner, the oth er day, and the way the senator han dled him and the administration which allowed his vagaries to prevail against the homesteader, was a caution. Mr. Sparks was a damaging excressence growing on the present administration. It is needless to disguise the fact, as now constituted, the Colbj- Boaid of Trade is practically a failure, not in any degree filling the needs of our citizens in this direction. Lotus have a reorganization, and a board so con stituted that manufacturing interests ca...

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. — 3 May 1888

'i9Se-55 THOMAS COUNTY OAT. JOSEPH A. CILL, Editor. COLBY. KANSAS? CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE. ' Spring chicken, roast partridge. Broiled woodcock and quail May please the dyspeptics. Whose appetites fail; Bat, for a man hearty. And healthy and wise. Plain corned beef and cabbage Takes always the prize. The beet, streak o' fat. Streak o' lean, white and red. Cut crosswise the grain And as tender as bread, "With cabbage cooked with it And mealy potato Soiled right in its Jacket, Served on the same plate, O, Is something a man with An appetite knows Can beat any dinner French cookery shows. v .And when he has emptied His plate heaping high He never has room for A pudding or pie. O, corned beef and cabbage I Your praises we sing. Tor a solid, square meal You are truly the king. You make us unbutton Our vests every time And fill us with huge Satisfaction sublime. We pity the people Who dwell in the flats Who. thinking about you. Get hungry as rats, And can't, for thy fragrance, Which Heave...

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. — 3 May 1888

! lb? -ii w k I. .'Is - h TEAL & SIGGINS, Do a General Land Business, Buy and sell real estate, make farm loans. All kinds of Notarial work neatly and accur ately done. THE Farmers & Merchants Bank COLBY, KANSAS, Does a Regular Banking Business. Collections carefully made and piomptly accounted for on moderate , terms. Faors most liberal consistent ith safe banking extended to patrons. Interest paid on time deposits. Chas. Buschow, Pres't A. Lacterbach, Vice Pres't David Zerwekh, Cashier. BOOM! BOOM ! Thomas Is the only "Gem" in Kansas, and Depot by the 4th of July, and has as fine a location for a town as there is in Northwestern Kansas. There is a fine country surrounding it, and a good view is afforded over all the country. It is ten miles east of Colby, on the Rock Island R. R., and is settled by good, quiet, moral and industrious far mers. To be nearer the depot, J. W. Ellsworth has added his eighty acres as an addition, and is now selling tickets for a GRAND DRAWING of...

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. — 3 May 1888

tfm&rsmttt&yttAiZmiGttJ&i --7v ..- .- -'.a.,K; ?;-yvrv sn isr .1 i; YtrdfJ -ijs'- . IS wmmm c&raigiBgjT:rre.ft i ill IjW liB liffiralaPilHnHHHiHI as,;v?. '' v '-ff & J- - - ' . i .?':Fxr'jmmmmm&w&MmG3mt ir '- ft 4l V V "A t"1 . My IIP ON THE MOST FAVORABLE TERMS I I can make you a SMALL loan ! I can make you a LARGE loan ! I can make you a loan for a long time ! I can make vou a loan for A short time ! I can make you a farm loan and give you the privilege of paying off any amount you desire, from $25.00 up to the amount of your loan, and stop interest on all you pay before due without' extra charge ! I can make you a loan with the interest payable only once a year ! I can make you a loan so that you will only have to pay six per cent interest until the end of five vears Th remaining four per cent, is paid on this plan at the close of the loan. This is believed to be the most favorable loan made in this country. I can make you a loan with onlv onestrai Jh ...

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. — 3 May 1888

l&0,y ) -. , 5ty- H-.$- & If- lit? Ki SSki V5 j . I Tvr K-Pi5-7 - 2 5. K S.--' rat m5t MaeasaaaaMaaMaaaa '1 ROMAN'S DEPARTMENT. CEASELESS LABOR. JL Wife's Opportunities for Mental Im , . proremeat This morning I awoke -with some scraps of thought in my mind, possibly brought from that far-away dreamland through which I had been journeying. They seemed rather bright. "These ideas, properly elaborated, will make at capital story," I said to myself, and I resolved to writ them out at the first opportunity. I carefully brushed three heads of golden hair, and looked to the cleanli ness of 6ix chubby little hands. Then, sifter brea'cfast, the three children were taught their "home lessons," and, af ter starting them for school, with a siuh of relief I thought, 'Kovr for my story." But wait! Two loaves of cake had "been promised for a "church par ty," the making of which compound could not be trusted to Norah's clumsy j .nanus, oo a procccucu i tunoui. uggs, Gutter, sugar, spices, ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 3 May 1888

PC'V V v:,w.Y-f- ., f lJf4-S??SM feS....,. :: rsss1 w53iHssi t-"SL- Vs?'.-ir- p. t . Jri -. j J ? 7. -"- ..""S lK lt 2MtiS&& - i fi it ft , -Ml ?af ' Mb? &" S 1 " -f m $&& - WW, MBasVSS -MML&s& i BMHHMra&tw felMJHHMSgglllJ ASTONISHED AFGHANS. A Chief Write of His Visit to Calcatta and or What He Saw. Certain Afghan chiefs in charge of the K!i3ber pa3 have lately visited Calcutta as guests of the government. The following is an interesting ac count which has been given by one of their number of the impressions de . rived from his visit. This is a King's country; every one ought to be astonished at seeing all the wonderful things to be seen in it. The thing which h.is most astonished us is the regularity with which every thing is conducted. During our railway journey we arrived at the different stations and left again with great regularity, as arranged- Thee is nothing like this in our country. A country which is ill-governed is not a good country. "We ...

Publication Title: Thomas County Cat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Thomas County cat. — 3 May 1888

'sr. ff J& fly. &'" ffe- Wti-a M&& INTERESTING A.MacBlflcat Groap of BUaa la a Cm at the National MueBm. A magnificent group of bison or American buffalo lias just been com pleted at the National Museum. The buffalo were collected in various parts of Montana by the Smithsonian ex pedition in 188S. the expedition sent out by Prof. Band, and in which he took so much interest The group was mounted by Taxidermist W. T. Hor naday, and the surroundings which he designed are extremely realistic. The most striking member of the group is an adult bull, eleven years old. who ate his last morsel of sage brush on the 6th of Dacember. 1886. That day was to be the last day of the hunt. The wagons were being load ed tor the start home, and while wait ing for the start ProL Hornaday and two or three cowboys staited out for their last liuut. This bull, with a cow and a calf, was found, and Prof. Hornaday immedi ately gave chase to the bull overtook him, and shot him from the saddle, ...

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