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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 9 December 1886

JUriN JACOB ASTOR. How AmerictV l.ichrst Man Invests His JtilllonR oT Idle Jloney. The title of "Richest Man" m America is not held continuously. An Astor, after losing it to a Vanclurbilt, has now regaiiiotl it. John Jacob Astor, the richest man in America, is tall and vigorous at over sixty years of aire, and if he were a poor man, or only moderately wealthy, he would not have made himself unduly conspicuous by a limp. This defect in his gait is the result of possessing a a carte blanche 0:1 the fjcol tilings of the world, eminent among which are chnrapames and ancient Burgundy. A liberal indulgence in the ornamental varieties of foo 1 and drink has induced gout In appearance he suggests the typical Englishman. His face is ruddy and full, and is embellished with long side wh skers of a reddish -gray color. Thes3 whiskers are not allowed to grow dlrvctly out from the cheeks, buz by persistent brushing have been trained to hang down over the collar somewhat in the Dundreary style. H...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 9 December 1886

LAKE PERILS. Details of Some of the Results oJ JL the Recent Gale. The Loss or the Tag A. P. "Wright and the Sufferings of Ilcr Crew The Sad Re sults of an Improperly Dis played Signal of Distress. Manistee, Mich., Dec. L The following additional facts regarding the loss of three of the life-saving crew are learned to-day. Sunday night, -when the wind began to Wow a gale from the northwest, tis schooner A. J. Dewey, of Manistee, was lying at Picrport, waiting to load lumber for Chicago. The tug A. P. "Wright wa3 wilh her, and when the big seas wcrs driven inshore both were compelled tc leave. The tug got a line from the schoon er and started to tow her to Manistee for shelter, but the gale kept increasing hi violence and the vessel labored so heavily that she gave a sudden lurch, and the strain on the hawser caused it to part. One end was swept into the wheel of the tig, rendering her helpless, and the schoon er was lost sight of in the blinding snow storm. About three o'clock, afte...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 9 December 1886

ADDITIONAL LOCAL. The Santa Fe will commence build ing through the county at once. Mrs. Thorp, who has been visiting her brother, V. B. Cosad, for some time past, has returned to her home in Lan sing, Mich. i i a i i Mrs.Deming, of Carlton, who was adjud ' I'isane by the Probate court, BT MI OCT Si B o o 5 o o s3 uu A R was 1 10 the Topeka insane asylum last yi w. by Sheriff Miller. The Salina base ball association fell short $1,100, and it is now running the diamond trying to get out of the way of several law suits. Poor Salina I X "Abilene ! Change cars for the Santa Fe and Fort Worth roads," is what the U.P. conductors will be yelling "when the spring time comes, gentle Annie." The officers of the new local insur-. ance board, as made by the commission who were in session here last week, are: president, G. "W. Carpenter, and stamping secretary, C. S. Crawford. -- . i m i - Father Leary has taken up his perma nent residence in this city, a fact which is pleasing to all, especially...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

t fstltrft oJS saXp ? . TIME VOL. 4. A.BILE3STE, DICKINSON COUNTY, KANSAS, DEC. 16, 1SS6. NO. 16. LLi " TST- - t V A Abilene Reflectok. Thursday, Dec. 16,1886. B. L. ETBOTHEB. HEKBY LITIS. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS. Abilene is booming, so is the peo ple's favorite, the Beflector. The way to reduce the surplus in the U. S. treasury, is for Congress to re duce the taxes. Some of the most thoughtful and studious men of Kansas are now agita ting a great reform, and tbat-iS, to have the legislature pass a law prohibiting the voting of county and township aid to railroads. "When Andrew Jackson was elected president it took him about thirty days to fire every whig ont of office. The people approved his course, and his party remained in power, with the ex ception of two terms, for thirty-two years. When Abraham Lincoln was elected president it took him about ninety days to fire the democratic officers. His party remained in power for twenty-four years. Ex-Gov. St. John, i...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

ABILENE JiEFLEOTOE PUBLISHED B7 STROTHEB & LJ.TTS- CURRENT COMMENT. Tiie Union Pacific has adopted the twenty-four o'clock system on all its lines, and trains "will be operated ac cordingly. Chief Justice Watte, of the United States Supreme Court, is the lirst Chief Justice to reach tlfe position of eligi bility to retirement. The first Chinaman who ever ap plied for a marriage license in Phila delphia is Pow Hin, a grocer, of 2so. 24 ifott street, New York. His bride elect is Lizzie Connors, a good-looking Philadelphia girl. The Treasury Department has de cided that Canadian postal cards im ported into the United States are duti able at the rate of twenty-five percent, ad valorem as printed matter not specially provided for. Hexkv M. Stanley is remarkable for a broad head, very thick through the cheek bones. His hair is still dark and thick, covering the temples. He is of middle size, weighing about one hundred and eighty pounds. He looks like a man of about fifty years of age....

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

Jl i A OILENE fiEFLECTOB A PUBLISHED Br - ETEOTHER & LITTS The Story of a Wreck. Shrill in g and Bomantic Account of a Mutiny at Sea. BY W. CLARK RUSSELL. CHAPTER Vm. "While I was in my cabin I heard the men hoisting up the quarter-boat, and this was followed by an order from Duckling to man the lee main-braces. The ship, hove to, was off her course; but when she filled, she brought the wreck right abreast of the port-hole in my cabin. I stood watchinsr for .some minutes with peculiar emotions. The ship now lying over shut the wreck from view, and I shifted my clothes as speedily as I could, being anxious to hear what Captain Coxon should say to me. I remember thinking that the girl I harl rescued was in an awkward posi tion, being the only female on the ship and with no clothing except that pIic stood in, which was wringing wet." Even if she were able to get along for a time she would certainly want a change of apparel before we reached Valparaiso. Thus thinking, I was pulling ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

IN NEED OF LUMBER FIGURE WITH THE CHICAGO LUMBER COMPANY. m n Abilene Eeflectob. A. Thursday, Dec. 16.1886. 8. L. BTBOTHHB. HESRT LITTJ. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND FUEL1EHERS. AL. i is booming, and real estate is being :. jgbt for on all sides. Salina ! "Why, where is Salina ? Oh, it is a little town some thirty miles west of the booming city of Abilene. Would it not pay better to give more attention to securing manufactories for the city than in laying out so many new additions ? The prohibition vote this year is esti mated to be 312,000. This is nearly double the vote cast for St. John in 1884. Bm k Northcraft's. Who says times are hard? At a meeting in Omaha last Sunday, Sam Jones raised $8,000 for the Y. M. C. A. in that city. The Cincinnati Enquirer says Mr. Blaine may not be nominated for the presidency, but his organs will kill the Republican party if he is not. "Bob" Taylor, governor-elect of Tennessee, says Democracy was never in as good shape in that State, and that...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

wm??m. 9 t y a no 1 6 ' -3jk"" ? Pi' ',. U i- ha u 1 BEADING FOR TEE YOUXGr. VHAT ENDED THE CALL. TVe were soinir. on Satunlav. ever so far TWv mamni.i and I to tho I)illina' Uazir. Where hUy wax lotliw tlic loveliest s'mir Went walking ah jut wuen they woun 1 'em youknow. is Von wouldn't believe half the things thev could 'Io: ' Why, o:ic said "Good morn Us s," as plainly :i- yon. one played the piano, and one, dressed to lace. Walked up to n. mirror and powdered lmr lace. Well, when we were rca-Jv we stepped in the hall. And there was a lady a-comln? to call, fche s iid she ln.-t chanced to be pa5in? that way. And the really had only a minute to stay. We waited and waited, and hopsd she would ,ro Till I aw it was almost the time for the show, Korlheard the clocks striking all over the town, And I Knw that the dollies would all be run down. I should s'pose, Mrs. why you don't come .And so I just eald: liincK. Tour littlngirl wonder back." That oil that I poke, everv'dentical word; ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

,-JfHj '-.- Jjijt Abilene Eeflectoe. SUPPLEMENT- Thursday, Dec. 16, 1888. ADDITIONAL L0UALS. P. Wlyrich & Co., of Pekin, 111., are enrieavorincr in make arraneemenS:' tn move their extensive manufacturing m terests to our city. With the business done by this firm, located in our town, would increase the population of Abi lene at least 500. Let them come, it is but a part of the boom that is booming. The editor is always happy when weddings are frequent. lie has a chance to indulge in that luxury so dear to his heart, a good cigar, whereas, if he had to supply the weed himself, it would either be a "Henry Mud" cigar or a Henry Clay pipe. Keep it up, boys, keep it up. You don't know how pleased we are when we hear of a "splicing matinee," for it means solid enjoyment to the editorial "we" every time. MANSFIELD HAS IN STOCK -ALL THE LATEST STYLES OF SILK HATS THE OXLY HATTER CAEIIYIXG A FULL LINE OF For fine Christmas goods call at J. B. Case's. SILK HATS IN THE CITY. FIEST-CLASS S...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

tfWsf&f315?- ' J?T'rg?!r r. . -v i I. -V7-' LiUWs,- - v'"lfTi?iSKMKaBBe!SK3gH25SES5L vyar i V? A CLEAN SWEEP 0 I eop o Dickinson Comity .i m Abilene. For some time past the stocks in our various departments have grown to such large dimensions that we have arrived at the conclusion that we must adopt some strenuous measures for allowing us more room. In order to reduce stock we have decided to make a ' "SPECIAL SALE" In each and every department, and from now to the first of January will offer every article in our immense establishment at a greatly reduced price. We think our patrons know us well enough to believe that this is not an "advertising scheme" or a bait with which to catch the unwary, It is a bona fide, general re duction, rendered imperative through force of circumstances, and we have no hes itation in saying that everything sold by us can be purchased, during the time of this special sale, for less money than has ever been offered by any house in the county, not excl...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

y f '& mi' "" -- i 1 2brakeETce liavtfi ounter of articles sect their counter, and you will I . - :ABILEJfEKEFLECTOBl PUBLISHED BT - 6TEOTHER & LITT& SOMEBODY PAYS. Corao find itronvenient to tc at their ease And nil obligations to shirk, 8n every occasion to do as they please, And uive no attention to work; As idle and sluggards, as loungers and drones. They follow their indolent ways; Rj being thns lax, increasing the tax That somebody pays. fico Innclies, free passes they have at Tcom mand, Rich gifts that to others are lost. And gayly they feast on the fat of the land, And travel regardless of cost. But for all the fine banquets, the wear and the tear Of public or private displays, Though yoa may go free, 'tis as sure as can bo That somebody pava. Some boast of the credit Ihey freely obtain, The taxes from which they're exempt. And to cancel the favors received, it is plain They've made not a single attempt; With honor at stake, they con-ent to remain In debt to the ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

For the Largest, Cheapest and Best Selected Stock of Lumber in the County call on the Chicago Lumber Company, Abilene, Kas. x i 's A j o Eh ao i s 0 or BEAR KELLER & China, Glass, Queensware Groceries. Put your eye on this cut of W Jfj tlie same- We have the EWEB and BASIN, jp IIhL Laegest Best and come and see prices of .Jjr" selected stock in che city. THESE CwMe We have over 500 Lamps of different that make a specialty in Library Lamps, Stand Lamps and Lamp Fixtures, fcCOME AND SEE AND BE CONVINCED. OPR CHINA STOCK IS JUST SIMPLY IMMENSE. CROLL fe GULICK Dbessing Cases, Toilet Sets, Pebfdmery Cases, Manicure Sets. HOLIDAY ANNOOTCEMENT. C. V 5 ty v JLbEL IH ZS THE S31i.A.CE. TO BTJ-S" ARE FACTS AND NO CHESTNUTS, Clank Sb Beonze AND Beass Wakes, Peachblow Vases, Bisque Figuees, Etc., Etc. GULICK MIN TISDALE'S K. rom kinds, We are the only store in the city 0 S3 c hj. fd L J to $20.00. . H. Robiksox, Druggist. V Opposite Depot. Have your prescriptions compounded at John M. Gleis...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

El I. h if I u Ik . STOCK ITEMS. The American Jersey Cattle Clnb held a meeting: at Chicago on. the Gth ulL, for the mutual interchange of ideas respecting stock growerins. About one hundred mem bers were present. A resolution was passed ask'ng Congress and the State Leg islatures to enact laws for the stamping out of pleuro-pneumonia in this country, and the board of directors was instructed to spend all the necessary funds of the club toward obtaining this end. The time is drawing near when the judi cious farmer will have the bulk of his hog crop ripe for the market or slaughter. It is but repeating a stereotyped story to say Ibat a bushel of corn will jnske twice ns much pork in the pleasant fall weather as it will consumed in winter's storms, yet a largo per cent, of the farmers fail to grasp the idea, in its magnitude and make the most of it Corn represents cash and should not be wilfully squandered away in the winter's wind, snow and mud. Live Stock Indicator. A meeting was he...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

X K T1 A TEE. .FISHERIES. Correspondence Between the State Department and Great Britain. "WAKinxGTOX, Dec. 9. The President yesterday transmitted to Congress Secre tary Bayard's correspondence with the British Government respecting the Cana dian fishery troubles and seizures of Amer ican vessels. The following is Mr. Bayard'3 letter to the President: Department of State, ) Waehixgton, Dec. 9, 1S83. f To the President: The Secretary of State has the honor to submit to the President; with a view to its communication to Conpress. the correspond ence relative to the fisheries in the waters adjacent to Itritfsh North America, which bas taken place during the present rear. It will d.selose the action of this department and of our Minister to Great Britain, In rela tion to the disputed construction of the con vention of 1818, and what has been done to procure such an interpretation of its provis ions as will be aceptuble to both part.es to that instrument, aril consistent with the r mutual...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 16 December 1886

-' & l M Take a Walk T. E. SEWELL'S MI I m A Through our store, and we'll guarantee to chow you some of the biggest bar gain you ever "hecrd tell on." For do profit to ourselves, but simply aB a matter of benefit to our patrons, we From Now Until the 1st of January. GREAT m Mamffloth - Holiday Stock, 4 IS NOW OPEN. LATE BUT LIVELY. This is a sufficient invitation to produce a KUSH TO SEWELL'S by all well informed people. New comers may need to be told that "V3 of have placed in stock a nice line of goods .suitable for CHRIST2IAS. 4&v A. s 0 & v & Mt & A & & s? & o A? 0 T V. .S-'tt A o z 4 of tr j - ' r ? Ay Jo- I Will Close Out My Entire Line of JQy . Our line of fine silk handkerchiefs is beyond compare. You will find noth ing like them, in beauty and low price, in the city. Of ladies hand satchels we have an immense variety. Numer ous other articles designed for presents may also be found. We are selling them all at cost. CLOAKS AND SIIORT WRAPS. In...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 23 December 1886

yt j . fart e yy ax IxJy ? Aa ? s TTTT a "VOL. 4. A-RTT.ir.-Nnm, MCIKXrSrSOIN" COTOTTY, !KAJSA.S. DEC. 33, 1S86. 2TO. 17. A TTT if N If r 'I 11J 1 u I "V J Abilene Eeflectoe. Thursday, Dec. 23,1886. L. ETBOTHEK. HENRY LITTS. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS. The Duty of the House. The Democratic House is urged not to "waste time" in considering a bill for the reduction of the war tariff, on the plea that the Republican Senate would not agree to such a measure if the house shonld pass it. The House cannot escape its respon sibility upon any such plea. The Treasury is in receipt of a surplus reve nue of 100,000,000 a year. The dem ocratic doctrine is that "unnecessary taxation is nnjust taxation." The Constitution confers upon the House the power of originating measures re lating to the control of the House. The people have entrusted the control of the House to the democratic party upon its pledge to prevent the surplus by a reduction of the tariff taxes upon the necessiti...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 23 December 1886

:fc ABILENE &KFLECTOB PUBLISHED Br STROTHEB & LITTS- CURBENT COMMENT. Advices from Calcutta say cholera is decreasing there. Lokd Randolph Churchiix is said to be a clever pianist, and often plays at charity concerts. Mukacsy, the artist, is painting a portrait of Mrs. J. W. Pulitzer, who is an exceptionally beautiful woman. The Empress of Japan recently gave permission to the ladies of her court to appear before her upon state occasions in European dress. Fourteen United States Senators have their sons serving them in the ca pacity of committee clerks or private secretaries. Pkixce Christian', of Denmark, had a severe fall the other day while exer cising in a gymnasium. .He broke one of his ribs" and sustained other injuries. Heavy rains are reported destroying crops in the Northwest provinces of India. The floods are causing much Joss of life and damage to property. At a meeting of the coal managers at New York on the 14th it was decided to advance chestnut coal fifteen ce...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 23 December 1886

i X ABILENE IlEFLECTOE published nr BTROTHER & LITTS PUNS. 1 have no tnsto for puns: I hate The very mime ttiey bear. Yet can't escRpe the peslcv thinjw 1 meet them everywhere. I askcl a farrier on-? dar Mv limping mare to iirc: AVith a jt'y twinkle of the eye He said: M-il do .t, shoe her." 1 r'sited n milliner To purchase a nrr bonnet Will it be done Friday niirht.'" "Vou may depend u-puu it." ' Grocer, your nutmeg are too Email, Although I am no prater." "Go to the hardware store." he said, "If you would lind a grater." I met n ch'ld upon the street: The little one t banter. I said : ".My mare can't trot to-day," And he iixjuiied: -fan t her.'" Mv bujrry -wheels need oil," said I, Unto the man I hired. At me he tiling- th's piinjrent puu: "Ijfucss they're only tired." Whore'er T co 1 meet a pun I'd rather meet a bandit So. sit me down in blank despair, JSccuuse I can not stand it. Inter Ocean. The Story of a Wreck. Thrilling and Romantic Account a Mutiny at Sea. of BY W. CLAR...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 23 December 1886

IN NEED OF LUMBER FIGURE WITH THE CHICAGO LUMBER COMPANY ' Abilene Keflectob. Thursday, Dec. 23.1886. B. L. STB0TII2E. HESBY LHT3. STROTHER & LITTS, ED,r' S AND PUBLISHERS. MAS PSISIM She Luyins. Yes, Abilene is booming with a BIG BOOM. Abilene h having a real estate and building boom not equaled by any other city in the State. Col. Moonlight's salary as governor of Wyoming territory will be $2,600 a year and $1,800 for a private secretary. "William Baldwin, who was convicted of the murder of his sister at Atchison, and is now under sentence to be hanged, will ask for a rellearing of his case at the next term of the Supreme Court, and it is considered by his friends that a new trial will be granted him. Barnes & AT- Mcraffs. The boom in Kansas City real estate last week amounted to six million dol lars. We are glad to see our sister city keeping pace with the Abilene boom. Come up this way Bro. Times if you want to see big booms running around every corner in the city, Kansa...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 23 December 1886

&3F'i Z&-r"JS - - ' ' r jp jwKf Ki - - - - .-1. I - iy ti ii-aJMi-i MMwaM i i i i i ii 1 1 1 1 ii i i i i a, -!. . H r 3 "VV?" B0SlE5iTS,3ISPB2r?3a v . . r I est I a i a A CLEAN SWEEP. 0 u. e eoE o:: Dickinson. County and ioi, For some time past the stocks in our various departments have grown to such large dimensions that we have arrived at the conclusion that we must adopt some strenuous measures for allowing us more room. In order to reduce stock we have decided to make a "SPECIAL SHE" In each and every department, and from now to the first of January will offer every article in our immense establishment at a greatly reduced price. We think our patrons know us well enough to believe that this is not an "advertising scheme" or a bait with which to catch the unwary. It is a bona fide, general re duction, rendered imperative through force of circumstances, and we have no hes itation in saying that everything sold by us can be purchased, during the time of this special sale, ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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