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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 10 January 1884

' i 'A h gents furnishing goods. I have now added a full line of Gents Furnishing Goods to my immense stock of Boots and Shoes. I am prepared to give the best bargains in Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Gents Furnishing Goods and Gloves. Also a full line of Pants and Overalls, Ulsters and general "Work ing Suits CHEAP. T. C. McLXERXEY. A Clothing Drive is what Simon Rothschild has opened for the public of Abilene and Dickinson county. He handles nothing but cloth ing and gents' furnishing goods and of fers bargains in this line. "Catch on,'' and flow with the tide to the Palace Clothing Store. Job Printing. The Reflector ofilce is prepared to do all kinds of printing at remarkably low rates. If our Abilene and country friends need any kind of printing done, we can save them money if they will bring us their work. HOUSE PAINTING. Having formed a co-partnership we are now prepared to take contracts for house painting, hard wood finishing, carriage painting, &c. Shop over City Blacksmith...

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. — 10 January 1884

I 2 ABILENE KEFLECTOR PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY STEOTHEE BEOS A WEEK'S NEWS.' Gleaned by Tclcyrapli and 3iail WASIIINKTOX ROTES. It was rumored in "Washington that Judge McCrary, of the United States Su preme Court, had resigned to accept the position of Solicitor of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. At a meeting of the House Committee on Military Affairs recently, General Slocum was authorized to report to the House favorably the Fitz John Porter bill, which passed the Senate last Congress. The total receipts of internal revenue for the six months of the fiscal year ended De cember 31, were ?G1,12G,201 ; receipts for December, 9,,7vJG. Issue of silver dol lars for the wo-k ended December 29, 297, 498, against 1,041,009 for tho samo time last year. The public debt statement for Decrmber showed: Cash in treasury, $375,374,200; debt less cash in treasury, 51,498.041,723; decrease during December, $1 1,743,337; de crease since June 30, $33,049,483. Coxgressuax Houiax, of ...

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. — 10 January 1884

I'-'V I I A- i 4 i I U ABILENE REFLECTOR PI7RLISHED EVERT TIHJESDAY BY STROTHEE BROS. MY LITTLE WIFE. li Uttlc life's a world too sweet For such a 'man as I am: But she's a Trojan hard to beat As Hector, son of Priam. A winsome, tvi'.lful morsel she; Brought up to grace a palace. She ran array tn marrr me. Half love, half girlish malice. She never ha repented though: We imilt a cot in Jersey; She wore delaine and calico. And 1 wore evreed and kersey. 60 jrreat our love, it bridged acro- Whatever might divide us; However went the gain or los3, V.'e felt as rich asilidos. 3 helped her with the bruh and broom, Her morning labors aiding: She followed to the countfnir-room. Made out my bills or lading. .And once, when sick of chills T lay, She balanced up the paes: Did all ray work from day to day And brought home all my wagc3. Then I was Just a shipping-clerk Old Jlrm of Graves and Gartner; Till after long and weary work They took tne-in as partner.- "Umn Tear on year went gaily round, ...

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. — 10 January 1884

Vtt'll M'IWWiAjrrJBHf.'jl IL8! VARNISHES. i ' ' .- PITS! 1 11 U a U e "Twenty-Pour HoursPrayer. A WIDOW FINDING $213,000mCH HER HUSBTJJIADJIIDDEBEFOKE nisEATn. A special; io the. Boston Globe from Akron, Ohio, says: ."Harrison Ramon lived for many; years in Hinckley, Me dina county, Ohio, and amassed consid erable propertyjnost of which was hi cash. He would not trust his money to " the keeping a hank, and hid it about his own premises, keeping the hiding nlace a secret even from his own family. A short time ago he told his wife that he had hidden 30.000 in money, and that pretty soon he would inform her of its whereabouts, so that in case of his death she would know where to look for it. He neglected to do this, and about a week ago he died of apoplexy. After his death an examination of his papers showed that he had $335,000 in money all hidden about his premises. The most thorough search failed to re veal that hiding place, and the widow began to despair. Then she was im pressed w...

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. — 24 January 1884

s.i-- " v - rt.-ff. - -. t vj J i "fv I) li "VOL. I. .bilejste, DicKijsrsoisr county, Kansas, jajst. 245 1884. . 3STO. 23. C? -' THE REFLECTOE J ill I J 1 i n IJ M ih i ' ti, r i . i ELECTION PROCLAMATION. I, J. J. Miller, Sheriff of thcCountyof Dickinson, in the State of Kanea, by virtue of the authority verted In me, ai such Sheriff, do hereby proclaim and make known that on Tuesday, oth day of February, 18S4, a General Election will be held in the various elec tion districts and voting precincts of the said County of Dickineon, commencing at 8 o'clock In the momlnz and closing at 6 o'clock ih the after noon of paid day, for the pnrpose of choosing the following Township Offices, to-wit: ONE TOWSfSniP TBUBTEE, OXE TOWNSHIP TREASUnEII, OXE TOWXSHir CLERK, TWO JUSTICES OP THE TEACE, TWO CONSTABLES AXI OXE OVERSEER TOIl EACH KOAII DISTHICT. Witness my hand at my office at Abilene, in Mid County of Dickinson, and State of Kant-ae, thi Fourteenth day, of January, A- D., 1884. J. J. JUX...

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. — 24 January 1884

''.- - 4 s - - M 1 i J ? . . "' r " " kit - ( S- ifc- tf I V L. TO C50KnSPOICDEHT. All eoromnn.'catlont forthls paper ibon'd be aecom slidSrUwiSSeof Hie author: not necerily fo. BteSo&bSi evidence of Rood falsh on tbi KrtoMheWrltcr Write only on ope M-of iStp.- hare KtOT and flSarc ""m end Uli.f KtvSS names are often difficult to decipher. beut CunTcaSSioMr in wtich they are wrtttes TENNYSON MADE A BARON Baron Alfred Vercde Vero. Of me you win no new renown; You thoujrht to daze the country-folk And cockneys when you came to town. See Wordsworth. Shelley, Uowper. Burns, Withdraw in scorn and sit retired! The lastcf Pome six hundred Earls Is not a place to ho desired. Baron Alfred Verc dc Vere. Wetlionpht joii proud to bearyour name; Tour pride is vet no mate for ours, Too proud to think u title-fame. ,We hall the genius not tne lord; We love the Kefs truer charms; A f imnle eitiper with his dreams Is worth a hundred coata-of-anns. Baron Alfred Vere de Vere. I see you march. I he...

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. — 24 January 1884

- jrrv- f? ,.- I-r -353-- Vs -- -f v ljt - v KS j"-r. A . '' VT. - " .. ' - ? - - , v?;-r '"sf -, 'j s rs , r- i- -.r iW'fjjt.-gaminBh r. jcwas-jsst - g'w.MtMf: s., f U' M 2 ! . V' i x I 4 ;ir , 'I' L F.IUI AND FIRESIDE. All animals cat less and thrive bet er for work and are in better flesh when warm. Troy Times. Horse Tadisb. should be dag and sacked away in slightly moistened. jand.'fSmall' boxes are suitable for itorage. Cincinnati Times. For a large family of- children al ways set two dtshes on the table of any such articles as bread, preserves, but er or cake. This will save a great leal of delay in serving and save much running to and fro to refill empty iishcs. Detroit Post. A gentleman seeing many of his squash plants wilt and die last" season, mixed two teaspoonfuls of kerosene in i pail of water, throwing enough on 2very hill to wet the soil and stems. Every plant so treated lived and pros pered. Chicago Journal. An Orange County (N. Y.) dairy man has tested ttic matter a...

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. — 24 January 1884

V'2gFi"rrirJ sT . ST- - .VV -4 " J- !7gggCTigy ffi, v - r , - ; -ys ???' Ofe iv mr -r or I.;: !-' P El V r 5 fc is l Lt- e.4? Abilene Beflectok. Thursday, Jan. 24, 1884. TEHOS OF SUBSCRIPTION. Okk Coot. One Teak, : . : Advertising Rates, Reasonable. $1.50 .75 S. K. STKOTHEB. . L.BTKOTHEB. STBOTHER BROTHERS, Editors and J'ublishers. Official PaperjjckiDSonCo. Protection and Balance of Trade. Our esteemed contemporary, the Ga zette, elevates itself to higher quarters and it is not unnatural to trunk mat before very long the free winds of our. prairies will have lifted and dissipated the cobweb of protection which has set tled upon the brain of the patriarch of Abilene editors. So far, however, tiie result of his exposed position is not per ceptible, and the column editorial which appeared in his last week's issue was taken almost bodily from the Chicago Journal. But before we utterly con demn the Gazette's position, we will give the winds which pass over our un approachable farms furt...

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. — 24 January 1884

rr JJ -31 U.JL MMMPPP --wr-.r''.'Jf'V --. - :--'v- ,v . -i - .J .. f ' , 5f I;' ' - R 11 fl -.- mn I . fc' a f & - t- NOBTHCBAFT lias tlie most complete line of "Wrights extracts in the city, comprising in part the following: Mary Stuabt, Heliotrope, White Lilac, "White Eose, Lily of the Valley, Tube Kose, .New Mown Hay, Jockey Club, "Wood Violet, Stepiianotis. &c. &c, &c. GEHTS PUBLISHING GOODS. I have now added a full line of Gents Furnishing Goods to my immense stock of Boots and Shoes. I am prepared to give the hest bargains in Boots. Shoes, Hats, Caps, Gents Furnishing Goods and Gloves. Also a full line of Pants and Overalls, Ulsters and general "Work ing Suits CHEAP. T. C. McIXERXEY. A Clothing Drive is what Simon Eothschild has opened for the public of Abilene and Dickinson county. He handles nothing but cloth ing and gents' furnishing goods and of fers bargains in this line. "Catch on," and flow with the tide to the Palace Clothing Store. - Hotice Everybody B...

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. — 24 January 1884

m tf- T- - V i - a i! f- B 1. i l 1 ;! I r i hi h ABlLEffE REFLECTOR PUBLISHED EVEBY THUBSDAT BY STROTHEE BROS. A WEEK'S NEWS. Gleaned by Telegraph and Mail CONGRESSIONAL In the Senate, the 14th, Mr. Vest pre sented a petition of pork packers of St. Louis praying for retaliatory legislation against France and Germany. Mr. Sherman called tip the resolution for tho election of President pro tern, and moved that Senator Anthony bo fhnnp-n Thn resolution prevailed, hut Mr. Anthony declined, when Senator Edmunds was elected and duly qualified. The Senate afterwards went into ex ecutive session In the House Mr. Bclford introduced a bill to promote the public wel fare by securing- reasonable rates of transpor tation on railroads aided by the Issue of "United States bonds. It recites tho annual re ports of the Union and Central Pacific Rail roads, shows larpe sums as net earnings above ton per cent., and provides that tariff charges on local and through freight be reduced to one-half the av...

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. — 24 January 1884

ffr19fv-rwfL ;- r. - tt. r-y-- i - ' ni3T . 'J- . .- - ,?-, - vi i -, ' ' x ' jjl saar ?' , 2Cl 5.T3EiTK:. t l-vT 5 S-J-. - --- "vfrVT v. " e -- . f" " - " -. v B. "-! i." 'a . ; afJtb ii 5, - i I. 4 1 Ifr. h ii i. j , i v h ABILEM flEFLECTOR PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY STEOTHEE BEOS. PANTRY SCHOOL. I m thinking of the school-house, Xcd, "Where, sittinsr side by side," Wo studied Webster's spellinar-book. And Jaujrhed o'er Gilpin's ride: And traded Jack-knives now and then, When not engaged in play. And got our jackvts nicely wanned How often I'il not say. I'm thinking of the roadside green. Of every tree and nook .And how in sultry hours of noon We swam in Pantry Brook; And when upon the casement came The ruler's tattoo loud. How each of us in passing in Took off his hat and bowed. I'm thinking of the benches rude. And desks, so broad and steep, On which we left our autographs, In letters -wide and deep; -And of my first new writing book. Without a stain or spot, 5o soon adorned, o...

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. — 24 January 1884

tm - " f -, v C-V'ti Is. ." r 2 - ? j' ' s j . A Poein. The man that cheat" the printer Oht of a single ctnt, Rill never reach the heavenly land TVhcre old Elijah vent. 'His food will be hot plowshare?, Mixed with molten tin, And thenappiue hjt ,,e wU1 reP Will be almighty thm. He'll loaf around the pearly gtc And hy devils he'll be driven. And not a glimpse of raradis "Will this dead lxt be given. He will have to cat the thi-Oes Of sorrow and regret. And back around the heavenly gate "Viih cusredner-, on bet. And when he meet- 'aint Peter, Who will ak for ni receipt, He'll fire him out of Paradise "With "he's anew -paper beat,'' Walk in gentlemen and get a clear receipt and see how good it -will make you feel. The World's Best Thoughts. "ow I lay me down to deep, I pray the Lord mj -onl to kep, Jf I hlftmld die before I , I pray the Lord in -oul to wke." Who are you. man or woman, for whom this prayer has not old, sweet sis sociations; who hearing its words, hear not too. the "memo...

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. — 31 January 1884

7 -S.V- r - "' ' - X -rt vf - iv - " " . II' J . R . fe ir s- 1 -.i- '5 rf ;J "-T7-: '.svr'-v- -'W,"j " v. VOL. I. A.BILBjSTE5 DICKIISrSOISr COTTjSTTY, JZAJSTSjS, JAK 31, 1884. isro. 24. lr THE REFLECTOR. rjTj-Sf k m? j-BB h H B B B B m B 3 t ; v ELECTION PROCLAMATION. I, J. J. Miller, Sheriff of thcConnty of Dickiii'-on, In tho State of Kansas, by virtiio of ilic authority vested iu :ne, a mch Sheriff, do hereby proclaim and make known that on Tuesday, 5th day of February, 18S4, a General Klection will be held in the various elec tion dictrictt. and Voting precincts of the -sid County of Dickincon, commencing at 8 o'clock lii the moniinj and clo-ins at G o'clock ih the after noon of f-aiilday, for the iuqK-e of clioo-inx the following Township Ofllcc, to-wit: ONE TOWNSHIP Tni't-TEE, ONE TOWh-HII' TREASCIIEH, ONE TOWNMIIP t'LEKK, TWO 4CSTICEH OF TUB I'EACK, TVO CON'!-TABLES AN'I ONE OVERSEER FOR EAC II KOAH 1IISTKICT. Witness my hand at my office at Abilene; in !-aid County of Dicki...

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. — 31 January 1884

v s 10? syjrjjj ''SF' - TV1" " T -?' " rv" --- -w i - - l r - i - .TV " ?1' $? -f v-i )- -ts- v Hr --fK'J' ";'-" sy-gJipy - - i It- TO COBKE8POXPESTS. All commun'cailons for tills paper ihonld be aceom tanledby Uienameof theanthor; not necessarily foi traullcatfon. but a an evidence of good faith on th part of the writer Write only on one aide of the pa per. Be particularly carer m In gl vine names and data to have the letters and Gcurea plain and dlatlnct. Proper names are often difficult to decipher, becanst t the careless manner In which they are written A LEAP-YEAR EPISODE Can I forget that winter nigh In eighteen eighty-four. When Nellie, charming: little sprite. Came tapping- at the door? "Good evening, miss," I, blushing-. Bald; For in my heart I knew And, knowing, hung my pretty head That Nellie camo to woo. She clasped my old, red hand, and fell Adown upon her knees JVno cried: "Vou know 1 love you well, So lc my husband, please!" And then bhe swore she'd ever bo A tender w...

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. — 31 January 1884

, ir '"f ? V'-!5. 1 " p 'f . - r , X f I "x U fflSCELLASEOCS. From a thunder shower to zero wea ther within twenty-four hours would offer a fine illustration of American climate. N. Y. Post. The town of Lexington, Mo., has an "Old Men's Club" with twenty-four members, to which no one is admitted under seventy years of age. A horse at Woodland, Nev., virtu ally committed self-destruction one day recently, by walking up to the railroad track and tying down in front of a moving engine. Denver Tribune. The Burlington (Kan.) Patriot re joices in tlft almost unparalleled pros perity of Kansas last year, and sa-s that the farmers entered the holiday season with light hearts and full pock ets. A cloth saturated in cold watei and laid before the bed at night is sug. gestcd by a writer in a Cincinnati pa per as a sure cure for a somnambulist. It is calculated that the victim will ster on the cloth and wake up. "On Wall Street," writes a New York correspondent, "Gould is an ob ject of adoratio...

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. — 31 January 1884

"" -. y T -,'" .; ' - r -, - ' ' sii ' '-KiW r,: :rf4r $""(- n - ?- ' t.r r-. i .- - -- 1. . - ri- - s; .. I 'i--- " --" "i J -TJ P -?-. I' ' J a . - ft - ', t Hi 3 E i r a i" Iri l- zt I H, Abilene Reflectoe. Thursday, Jan. 31, 1884. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. One Com", Oke Teak, : : : , : U0 " SixMontoc, : - -io Advertising Rates, Reasonable. B. L. STBOTIIEK. S. K. STROTHER. STROTHER BROTHERS, Editors and VuM'mhera. Official rape T' 1 cnn T 1 The Great Grain Glut. A new danger threatens our agricul tural communities. The farmer of this country, besides being grievously legis lated against in railroad laws and a high tariff, is in danger of losing the independence which has hitherto digni fied and exalted him. It is believed that there is no 'corner' in wheat or other grains, but it is a fact that Chicago, New York City and Liv erpool are filled with wheat, and the grain is still piling up. In addition, thousands of farmers arc holding their grain. That this grain glut is not the resul...

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. — 31 January 1884

. ' X f 3P'J 1A- , --- -TV vi'i- ,"V- - i- -- -J-r- O ,- k - :!' i ft- i , - &V11 ; i i ' w h I ; . NORTHCRAFT has the most complete line of "Wrights extracts in the city, comprising in part the following: Mary Stuart, Heliotrope, White Lilac, White Rose, Ltly of the Valley, Tube Rose, Xew Mown Hay, Jockey Club, "Wood Violet, Stepiiaotis, &c, &c, &c. GENTS FURNISHING GOODS- I have now added a full line of Gents Furnishing Goods to my immense stock of Boots and Shoes. I am prepared to give the best bargains in Boots. Shoes, Hats', Caps. Gents Furnishing Goods and Gloves. Also a full line of Pants and Overalls, Ulsters and general Work ing Suits CHEAP. T. C. McIXERXEY. A Clothing Drive is what Simon Rothscliild has opened for the public of Abilene and Dickinson county. He handles nothing but cloth ing and gents' furnishing goods and of fers bargains in tills line. ''Catch on,' and flow with the tide to the Palace Clothing Store. Notice Everybody Read. Isaac Shockey and...

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. — 31 January 1884

yv-' ,r wv - l -T -fcV ' 1 ' Vi N. ABttESE EEFLECTOR PUBLISHED EVERT THURSDAY BY STROTHEE BEOS. A WEEK'S NEWS. Cleaned fcy Telegraph and Mail CONGRESSIONAL In the Senate, the 21st, several petitions were presented praying an Investigation of divorce legislation in different States, and to arrange for the collecting of divorce statistics. The Senate then toot up the calendar. The hill permitting retired army officers to head the civil offices of the Territories passed. The bill establishing civil Government In Alaska was taken up. It provides for a Governor, to be appointed by the Presi dent, with powers similar to those of Govern ors of other Territories, establishes courts etc. An amendment was adopted making the laws of Oregon, as far as applicable, the laws of Alaska. A final vote was not reached Many bills were introduced in the House; among them one by Mr. Anderson (Kas.) to provide for the adjustment of land grants made In aid of the construction of railroads. A resolution off...

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. — 31 January 1884

- n t K-- " i - Z r .. ' - - " . t v "i - K - IJ'V I'V- : h i ! 1 E- ABHME REFLECTOR PUBLISHED EVEBY THUESDAY BY STEOTHEE BROS. A FAREWELL. .And so tve cast aside ourcheristaed friendship, -And so I cease to call you even friend. And so I bury from all sisht and hearing The memory of this friendship and its end. "Without a shadow of regretful passion, 'Without lament, with heart still glad and Stronjr. I give you back the treasure that you gave me, 'The jewel that I valued well and long. If you have caused me pain you are forgiven, If you have grieved me, it is over now. If I have found you fickle and false-hearted". You will forget no grief need cloud your brow. "We will do noble work, tho not together, -And when, sometime, men dwell upon your fame. And pay just tribute to your worth and wis dom, 1 shall rejoice at mention of your name. And when I hear how men have been made better. Because your life has been for God and truth, 3 shall remember how we met and parted, And I will say...

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. — 31 January 1884

if- . - - y-l - Cr' . -$r" I k , Rr fc 7 A Tale of Ten Travelers. Ten weary, footsore travelers, AUlaatrofulpllgiit, Boogbtsnelter at a wayside Inn One dark and stormy night. "Nine beds no more," the landlord said, "HaTe I to offer you ; To each of eight a single room, Bat the ninth must serve for two." A din arose. The troubled host Could only scratch his head; Por of those tired men no two Could occupy one bed. The puzzled host was soon at ease Be was a clever man And so to please his guest devised This most Ingenious plan : A B j 0 D G II In room marked A two men were placed ; The third he lodged In B ; The fourth to C was then assigned The fifth retired to 1), In E the sixth he tucked away, In F the seventh man ; The eighth and ninth In G and II And then to A he ran, Wherein the host, as I have said, Had laid two travelers by, Then taking one the tenth and last, He lodged him safe In I. Hlne single rooms a room for each Were made to serve for ten, An this it Is that puzzles me A...

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