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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 April 1887

BABTOH COUNTY DEMOCRAT. ILANQFORD & STOKE, Editor and Proprietor. OFFICE IN OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS Read the newsy letter from Clar ence. The case of the State vs. Gregg has been dismissed. C. H. Schmidt, of Ellin wood, call ed on us on business. Brick work is about finished on the Ileizer & Moss block. Mr. E. C. .Rankin is building an iron-clad addition to his residence. The total female registration through out the state, is estimated at 15,000. "Woman's Relief Corps meeting Fri day evening, April 15. We wish a fuH attendance. I Mrs. Baldwin, Pres. Richard Pleger has been sick for nearly a week, but we are glad to see him on the streets again this morning. The Barton County Teachers' asso ciation meets at Ellinwood next Satur day, the 16th of April. All are invited to attend. ' This is the order in which the five Jargest cities of the state stands. Laev en worth, Topeka, Kansas City, Kans. Wichita, and Atchison. A pleasant event of last evening was the marria...

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. — 14 April 1887

THE BARTON CQOM DEMOCRAT. PCBHSHEp BY LANGFOBO STOKE. . DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. -" - - - KANSAS. THE WOELD AT LARGE. Summary of the Dally News. WASHDfGTOlT NOTES. During March there were 10,313 pension certificates issued, of which 4,712 were original. Thb United States Supreme Court has . decided that the mode of taxation of banks . adopted by the State of New York is per fectly legal. Commissioner Sparks, of the National Land Office, has instructed the Montana special agents not to preyent settlers from cutting timber for personal use. The Secretary of the Navy has invited sealed proposals from American ship build ers for five new war vessels. The new Austrian minister was officially presented to the President at Washington on the 5th. Attorney General Garland has decided that the treasury can not sell the Govern ment bonds in which the Pacific railway sinking funds are invested for the purpose of reinvesting in first mortgage bonds of the companies. Senor Corral, the ...

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. — 14 April 1887

THE BARTON- COUNT! DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED BY LANOFOBD STOKE. OEWEY LANG ford. Editor. GREA-PBEND. --- - KANSAS. A CHILD'S LOGIC. - Comg, Johnny," said a father To his little boy of three. "It you want a pretty plaything Just come along with me." . He ledhim to the kitchen. Where, In a fuzzy he ip, TViAin a box half filled with straw. Three kittens lay asleep. "Now, Johnny, dear," the parent said. With quiet mien and grave, "Two of these kitties must be drowned Choose which you wish to save." 'With searching and Impartial eye The child surveyed their charms, 'Then clasped the biggest of the three Within his chubby arms. Jl few day later, Johnny Was sitting at his play, "When In his father hastened. His face both glad and gay, 'Come, Johnny, boy. Til show you A plaything better far Than any you have seen before; But hush t don't wake mamma. They softly gained the nursery, Where, in a basket gay With dainty ribbons, blue and white. Two sleeping infants lay. The father stood there proudly ...

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. — 14 April 1887

OiBrflll G0D1ITY DEIIOCBAT. . fLANGFORD & STOKE, Editors and Proprietor". OFFICE IN OPEBA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS ite buds are bursting. Gentle Snrinff ia rtfTO Ilf nill. isauiq c? V. TL Ilolmes has been quite un well for several days. A good six column Washington hand press for sale cheap at this office. John A. Sterett is building an addi tion to his residence on Main street. It needs no second Daniel to foresee that Great Bend will have a population of 10,000. Mr. Hill has built a handsome five room cottage just south of Myron Gilmore's. Mrs. F. M. Dodson and children returned Saturday from a few weeks visit to friends and relatives in Illin ois. Great Bend has some of the best painters and decorators in the West .Give tbem a job. Have your hous painted inside and out. Saturday evening quite a number of young folks gathered at the rest dence of Mr. Canimack, west side of town, and 'enjoyed a delightful time Saturday we tried to escape the dust by going to Larned, but ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 April 1887

e 3' JL o VOLUME III. GREAT BEXD, KANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1887. NUMBER 4. JU JLJJLYJL y U JLIUXJL n 17 ilia i j t f n i t.i m ii ii f A flnjj job lot of "crooked" land agents of Garden City, have been bounced out of business by the powers that be, for taking in the unsuspecting 'tender feef' -with their ways that are dark and tricks that are vain. Again we want to put in a word relative to the question of lighting our streets. Strangers coming to our town are at a loss to know why Great Bend should be behind her neighbors in this particular when she is t-o far ahead of them in other improvements. Our people who chance to spend an evening in Lamed "come back loaded to the muzzle with praises of the street lights down there, attd still no action is taken toward perfecting arrangements for the lighting of our city. Light up, we say. -, Tiik Euyle-Optic, in a lenghthy arti cle this week, explains how the silk culture station was moved from Larned to Peabody. "We were ready to rejoic...

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. — 28 April 1887

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED MY LANGFOED A 8TOK& DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. -" - - - KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LAEGE. Summary of the Daily Newa TTASIIIXGTOPf NOTES. The President has made the following , appointments: Alexander R. Lawton, or Georgia, to be Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Austro-Hun-gary; Newman W. McConnell, of Ten nessee, to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Montana Territory, and George S. Peters, of Ohio, to be attorney of the United States for the Territory of Utah. Thb Inter-State Commissioners, in an swer to inquiries, recently stated that they could not take cognizance of any matters until a violation of the law occurred, ex cepting the long1 and short haul, the only question in which they were allowed dis , cretion. The San Francisco Chamber of Com merce has memorialized the United States Secretary of the Navy not to have the war ship Hartford destroyed, but repaired, and keep her in the service, owing to her histo...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 April 1887

iHE BARTON COUNTY BEHOCRAT. . PUBLISHED UY LASGFORD & STOKE. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. - - KANSAS. PALMISTRY. Together, distant from the crowd. Which moves about with noise unending; ' Tar from their jests and laughter loud We two a quiet hour are spending. " "We've slijped away we hope, unseen Her mother's watchful eye evading, "To where the palms and aloes lean. With kiijd Intent the corners shading. " We talk of nothing. Now and then A silence, comes, replete with meaning. . A painful hush is broken, when She just a trifle closer leaning . Asks : "Can you read my hand and tell What secrets Life and Time are keeping; ' Whom I shall marry ill or well And shall I know most smiles or weeping! One little glove is laid aside ; A tiny hand in mine is resting; 'Two perfect eyes, with question wide. Make matters more than interesting Within your hnnd I see full well Most hopes fulfilled most wishes granted; XJfe holds a secret Time will tell, And love will come, '"with touch...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 April 1887

BABTOH-COUHTY DEMOCRAT. LANQPORD & STOKE, Kditora and Proprietor. OFFICE IN OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS Dodge City is now reaching, out to take the Garden City land office down her capacious maw. Larxed, Dodge City and many of the principal towns west of us are suf fering from a coal famine. The state board of railroad assessors are now busy assessing the value of railroad property throughout the state preparatory to coming taxation. TriE Lyons Daily Democrat says one of the teachers in the public schools there punishes her pupils for whisper ing by making them hold black pepper in their mouths. The Hutchinson Xetcs says: "The u-abp in this section is the best in the world. Strange, that it took sLx years of hard wrestling with prohibition to pass an opinion on the quality of water in one's well, isn't it? Some Indians on the Kiowa reserva tion, while out stealing cattle the other day, got into a jamboree with some of the cowboys, were chased back to their wigwams, and...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 April 1887

B JJITOH COUNTY DEMOCRAT OFFICIAL PAF2? OF 8&&T0S- CflWIT- GKEAT BEND, KAS A ' nw crossing is going down in front of the postoflice. Good move. . The street commissioner is doing some good work in the east end of town. Messrs. Richcreek & 'Jennison are moving tieir law office into Opera House block, up stairs, east entrance. The Little RiAer R. R. has located a town on the west side of 'Squire Rearick's'farm, in Beaver township. The Santa Fe trains from the east are nearly always late now. We pre sume this due to the immense travel. The Christian church will hold ser vices at the (JourtHouse each evening this week, at 8 o'clock. Everybody is invited. Mr. A. Campbell, whose home is day. Mr. Campbell reports wheat prospects good in his locality. The Morrison Bros., contractors and builders, inform us that they employ now over fifty men daily. All other contractors throughout the city are running all the hands they can get hold of. Some parties in Great Bend are now contemp...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 April 1887

HINTS TO WRITERS. -5fhe Work Required to Produce Eoplion " laiu Senteuce Full of Meaning. Easy writing involves hard work. It co3t8 thought and care to bring Into good form a single sentence that is full of meaning, and that can be readily understood. If every word in every sentence of apiece of writing tells in ' the direction of the main purpose of That writing, you may be sure that its "writer rejected a great many more "words than he used, and that his words .s they stand mark the "survival of the fittest," in his evolutionary mental , processes. This idea is not commonly recognized, yet it is suggested in the very term "terse," as applied to con densed and compacted phrasing. When we sneak of "terse writing:," we think of eonsise and vigorous writing; -and at sometimes seems to us that such writing may be the free and emphatic expression of a strong and earnest thinker, without any special labor on Ins part. Yet "terse" means "wiped" "rubbed," "cleansed:" as applied to language...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 April 1887

fOWERS OF THE COMMISSION. Exct Definition of the Prevtalons of the Interstate Commerce Utw Complaints f Injustice Jf ecessary to Require a Ie cisteu A Liberal Interpretation Advised. "Washixgtox, April 19. The following embodies by far the most important action yet taken bj the Inter-State Commerce Commission, the immediate matters select ed to which to append the opinions of the Commission only affecting- the interests of limited classes, but the opinions themselves covering in certain respects, interpreta tions of the Inter-State Commerce law and determinations respecting the extent of the powers with which the Commission deems itself charged: I3TTEHSTATK COMMERCE COMMISSION, WASH INGTON, April 10. In tlie matter of the petition of the Order of Railway Conductors. In the matter of the petition of the Traders' and Trav elers Union. An application in writing has been made ro the Commission for its answer to the following questions propounded on behalf of the Order of Railway Conduct...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 April 1887

1- 1 - ! ' 1 BARTOH COUHTY DEMOCRAT crnciAL pafsf, c? ' saf-tq: cotoit- G RE AT BEND , . KAS ELLixwooi) ite:is: - ' , Notice. Sheriff Dalziel 'was in town Tues- Mr. Robert ' Baver was down Tues- j dav. Coi'ntv Tk--:a?i'ki-:. Virion Cvuuiy, r,' .ri f-Der. Oi V ilium,- V da . iWU i . , ,..; ..:. at.-vitft ! For Sale At this office a good second-hand, 6 column hand press, at a bargain. Herman Wykell returned last week from' Gove county. . Tomnvy Burkes, our office boy, has the measles. , 0. B. Wilson sold only 73 lots Sat- urday, and it was not a good day for " sales either. Dr. Peck reports that the wheat prospects in his part of the county are very good. . II. Pleger will leave for Ohio in a 'day or two far the purpose of recruit- ing his health. Mr. Charles JleMullin, of "Vernon .-comity, 'Mo., has been in the city several days on business. v Saturday evening Dave Roberts shipped a cur containing his Jive stock and HouselioM goods to Gmnd Junc tion, Colorado. - We lea'rn that ur ire...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 5 May 1887

I v.. 1 EIOC VOLUME III. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1887. NUMBER 5. BAETOE GOUITT EAT. ft ill A THE NORMAL SCHOOL! In Splendor it Shall Rise. AN ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING OF THE CITIZENS OF GREAT BEND. They decide to build a Normal Col I lege $23,000 already sub- scribed, and the amount will soon reach $50,000. No Such Word as Fail. Notwithstanding the rain last night the court house was packed at an early hour with enthusiastic citizens who hail assembled for the purpose of taking some steps in regard to founding a Normal College at this place. Owing to the rain there were but few ladies out, but they are taking a lively inter est in the matter. D. N. Ileizer called the meeting to order, and nominated Mayor A. J. I Uuckland for permanent chairman of the meeting. The motion being put was unanimously carried. Mayor Buck land o,n taking the chair made a short speech setting forth the wonderful ad vance made by the city in tire last two years. On motion and second C. W. Murphy was...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 5 May 1887

't5!SAPPOINTEDASPECfULATORS. Policy of tli Land Office Ha Hoe Hot to Dlioonrsc Earopckn Capital J3t t Foroe CapitalUba Abroad to la. ! -TMt It HonnUy. ; Certain American" citizens who crossed the Atlantic not long ago with the intention of selling ia England or Holland great slices of unimproved land in our Territories have been 'brought up with a round turn by the " passage of the so-called Alien Land lords act. One of them was ex-Senator Stephen W. Dorsey, who is said to -have had several millions of acres to -aell, 'and whose elaborate dinners in Xiondon, have attracted the attention of the Associated Press. Other Ameri cans have been offering to foreign in vestors a trifle of 79,000,000 acres (or two and one-half times the area of the State of New York) situated some where in the wonderful Southwest, where enormous ranches and bound less Spanish grants grow from nothing in a single night. But the foreigners' ardor has suddenly been chilled and the American speculators have been ...

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. — 5 May 1887

EXCITED LOUISVILLE. - Surging' Mobs Demanding the Lives of the Negroes Turner and Patterson. Jennie . Bowman, Their Victim, at the Point of Death Guarding1 the Jail. The Mayor's Proclamation Troops Called Out Another Meeting Called Great Excitement. Louisville, Ky., April 30. Every thing was quiet about the jail yesterday morn ing, though the talk was that another and more determined effort would be made to lynch the negroes at night. The rumors that Miss Janie Bowman had died of her injuries in circulation tended to revive the excitement over the outrage, and toward evening crowds began to collect on the streets in the vicinity of the jail, until by ten o'clock several thousand men and boys were in the neighborhood. Later another crowd assembled, probably 500 strong, and marched down Jefferson street, steadily an d silently, until near the corner of Sixth and Jefferson streets, where they were met by one hundred police, who rushed out of a hall where they were bivouacked. The crowd...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 5 May 1887

BAR-TOK COUNTY DEMO CB ATI OFFICIAL, ?A?S?. 'or.'BASTOS CflWII- GREAT BEND, KAS Since tht "joints" have been closed at Wichita the boozers procure boats, row outside the city, and stow away the ardent to their heart's desire and their soul's damnation. Fkankie Morkis again bobs up in the courts. Her latest appearance is before a St. Louis court in a suit for divorce from Harry Davis Loveland, the fellow who married her in jail dur ing the recent triai for poisoning. A number, of the business men of Hutchinson met yesterday and formed a company to prospect for natural gas, their capital stock being $25,000. It is a stock company, stock all paid up, and they propose to go right ahead and bore for gas. Those fellows down there do nothing by halves. OUR PAPERS. "We have said and we shall say again that no town can grow that no town ' deserves to grow that does not foster its newspapers. It has been said a thousand times that the newspaper man does more to advertise his town than all oth...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 5 May 1887

BAM COUNTY DEMOCRAT. rjANGFORD & STOKE, . Editors and Proprietors. OFFICE IN OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND , KANSAS Mrs. Dr. Scott, of Iloisinrton, is visiting in the city .to-day. F. M. Burson is putting up a new residence near the depot. Coolidge is buildiug, or preparing to build, a fine opera liouse. Two ca-loads of material for the waterworks have already arrived. Ilenry Tate, of Cincinnati, the pitcher for our base ball nine, is ex pected here Saturday. We understand that we are to have two base ball nines this season. "We have not learned who is getting up the .second. Judge (J. Goit, who recently return ed from Milwaukee, left again Monday for thai city and will be gone some weeks: Mr. Frederick Weger, from Tur ner's Junction, Ills., is in the city visiting Jake StaufFer and looking at the country. The measles and munip3 are rag ing in Walnut City. Out of a school of eighty, all but twelve are confined with one or the other. Geo. Mitchell as adding to the at tractiveness...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 5 May 1887

TUB EARIOir COMIY BEIIOCRif. PUBLISHED BY LANOFORD STOKJB. DEWEY UAMCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. -"- - - KANSAS. THE WOELD AT LAEGR Summary of tiio Dally News. WASHINGTON" NOTES. ' The Inter-State Commerce Commission left Washington on the 25th for the South, to be gone about ten days. ! Muldrow, Acting Secretary of the Inte rior, has declined the request of Frederick .A. Babcock, assignee of the Baton Rouge & Vicksburg Railroad Company, to sus pend the issuance of patents to the New Orleans Pacific Railroad Company to lands known as the ''Backbone grant" pending the termination of a certain suit against the latter company. 1 Assistant Secretary Matnard has in formed customs officers that imported or reimported liquors withdrawn for consump tion after having been warehoused are subject to duty on the quantity offered for warehouse, and not on that ascertained on -withdrawal for consumption. The post-office inspectors during March made 57 arrests of persons charged with criminal of...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 5 May 1887

TIE BARTON COUNTY DEMDCBAT. PUBLISHED 1IT LANGFOBD A STOKE. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. - - - KANSAS. THE TRANQUIL HARBOR. :No waves rise here from sweeping gales. When clouds hang threatening, wild and dark; "2o Diojoing winds strike frozen sails. And anchored-is the weary bark. The vessel lies at tranquil rest. Secure against the tempest blow, ""With peaceful waters round b!r breast. And dreamy sunshine In its flow. . And so the grave receives the form Of those whose road and toil have ceased; "Where comes no cloud nor furious storm. And hearts from trials are released. I "No winds disturb this quiet port ; No thunder jars this calm retreat; 1 No cannon blaze from hostile fort: L No warlike ships with frowning meet. '. Here Anger never deals a stroke; Here Envy never stabs with hate ; Oppression brings no galling yoke ; Ambition breaks no hindering gate. " Here Guilt comes not with ashen fears; Here Pride struts not with haughty eyes; '.Uo Sorrow bends with scalding tears....

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 5 May 1887

URTOH CODHTY DEMOCRAT. LANGFOBD & TOKE, Editors and Proprietors. OFFICE IN OPEKA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS Miss Anna Minnis is quite sick. Mrs. W. H. Zutavern is still improving- " The people are in favor of a Normal school. Mrs. M. M. Meek-is very sick with, measels. . Mr. C. E". Sowle is now a resident of Great Bend. A few "taller dips" would have been appreciated by the ladies of the W. R. C. Saturday night The farmers are very busy getting in their crops, still a number of them are on the streets to-day.- Mrs. Negbaur, of Great Bend, Kan., is in the city the guest of her sister, Mrs. Levy. Wichita Eagle. Ihe news comes irom all over Western Kansas that the crop pros pects are excellent and farmers are jubilant. Services will be be continued by the Christian church at the court house during the evenings of the pres ent week. It. J. McXown, of Iowa, has pur chase property in Great Bend and is now engaged in moving his family to this place. 0 "Wichita is talking about org...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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