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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 May 1887

I.. V 1 1 ,i VOLUME III. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1887. NUMBER 6. U ' -- DEMOCKAf. BIETOE COUITT 1 it t. I; f ; v. I- ? HF". I i i i Gexeral Simon Bolivar Buckner, it is conceded, will be the next Demo cratic nominee for governor of Ken tucky. It was ar saying of Horace Greeley that a man might be a very fine scholar, that he might be college bred and, still, if he were wanting in what is called "newspaper instinct," lie had better keep out of journalism. Wk see from a Kansas City paper of recent date that young Carlisle, of Wichita, a son of Speaker Carlisle, lias been appointed by the president as one of a committee of three to inspect a portion of the Northern Pacific rail road. AVk notice that the Ellimvood Express canje out last week with C. A. Voigt, editor and proprietor. Mr. Voigt says in his salutatory that hereafter the paper will be independent. !Mr. Carr, the former proprietor, has gome to Col orado, we understand. We are told that the editcr of the Itegiste...

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. — 12 May 1887

THE .mm COOHTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED BY LANGFOBD A STOKE. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. -' - - - KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LARGE. Summary of the Dally News. r. WASniNOTOX NOTES. A statement prepared at the Pension Office, shows that during April there were 11,890 pension certificates issued, classified as follows: Original pensions, 5,543; in crease pensions, 5,347; Mexican war pen sions, 509. This is said to be the largest number issued in any one month, in the his tory of the bureau. The Comptroller of Currency has desig nated Chicago as a central reserve city un der the provisions of the act passed at the last session of Congress. The decrease of the public debt during April amounted to $13,053,098. The coinage of the mints during the month of April aggregated $5,043,895, of which $3,000,000 was in standard silver dol lars. The President on the 4th appointed Wil liam H. McLyman collector of customs for the district of Miami, O. ; J. TV. Doane, of Chicago, "W. Karl Carlisle, of Wic...

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. — 12 May 1887

"THE BARIOH' CODHTY" DEMOCRAT. fUULISHED 11 Y LANGFOKD A 8TOKK. OEWCY LANCFORD, Editor. 3REAT BEND. -"- - - KANSAS. SOME DAY. "Some day," the maiden softly said, " And on her cheeks the rose red Spoke of a dream for that sweet time. As fair as any poet's rhyme "Some day I'll be his loving bride - , And walk the pathway by his side. ""Some day, my boy to manhood grown, 4 ""Will reap bright honors now unknown; He'll smooth the pathway that I tread "The doting mother proudly said ; "He'll tight Ufa's battles nobly through .And win them all my boy so true !" 1 ""Some day I'll wear the crown of fame, "The wise and groat shall speak my nam AVlth praise, and read the glowing thought "-.My ready pen with truth has wrought; ' JMy work shall live when I am dead, ' "The boyish lips with fervor said. ""Some day" alas 1 the years creep toy, "The maiden saw her lover die ; ITbe mother sits with broken moan Each day beside her lone hearthstone; The youth whose heart was set on fame " Sank 'neath t...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 May 1887

V v BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT OfflCIil. PAPER 0? BARTON COUNTY- GREAT BEND, KAS A gkntiieman, who is in a position to know, says the location of tlie pro posed new depot for the Santa Fe will not be changed. Tile earthquake shocks continue, down in Mexico. It seems that old mother earth has taken blind staggers in her northern hemisphere. The unceasing rattle of the mason's trowel and the carpenter's hammer is a constant reminder of our city's prog ress. Booms may come and booms may go, but our building goes on for ever. Tiikke is work far us to do, while the years are rolling on; there is wealth a plenty, too, while the years are roll ing on; as our journey we pursue let us buy a lot or two, for our loom will push right through, while the years are rolling on. Let it be borne in mind that Great Bend is the central city of the state; that in time it must be the center of the great Santa Fe system in this part of the state, and one can readily see that our hope is not in vain nor our fa...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 May 1887

BARTOH tfOOHTI TOOCBAT. LANQFi DRD & STOKE, Editoi and Propr ietorc. OFFICE IN ( )PBA IIOl SE BLOCK. GREAT BKNID, KANSAS A. T. & S. F. Time) Table. On aud after January 9th, iS87, ts-tina leare Great iifnu aa iomowk, via : going ka n . So. 2, Atlantic exprena No. 4. KaBttro Expresa. ..... No. fi. New York Express No. 16, way freight. ..4.ff9a. iu ..4.54 p. iu ..6.32a. m ,.l-5ttp. m ..ZJU p.iu GOIJtO WKS r. No. 1, California and New Mexi co Ex.... 14.19 p. m No. 3, Coloradoand Utah Exiin ana. .11.03 a. in. No. 5, lenTer Kxpre. . 9.S7 V. iu No. 15 way freight 9.55 a. iu. URKAT BEND WAY 1 fRKIOIIT. Arrirea from east,' 12.15 p. iu Depart for east , ...... p. ,u C, K. & VJ. - LKAVH, Exprera 11:20 a. iu. Freight 2:00 p. m ARRIVES. ExpreM JVhSO a. in Freight "S:25 p. iu All traiua daily except Sunday. W. TUJMIEY, Agent. do. Pacific. No 230 Passenger and Freight for St. Louis, departs No 229 Paaiieiiger and Freight arrives from SU Louis 4:40 a. in. daily 1:1 iu daily. E. W. Wayn...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 May 1887

BOOKS THAT "ELL. rlee and Fancy Binding the Chief Ele ments of Literary Haceeas. - Copyright has a event deal more to do with it than any thing else," said a Broadway bookseller when he was . aisked what kind of books he sold the most of. "It is a matter of price, with "the average public, I mean. Pirated English works outsell the books of -American writers, because there is no opyright on the- English books, and they are accordingly .low priced. A , new American book will occasionally eell well for a few weeks, but I am talking about average sales. Next to The l'ible, Shakespeare and Dickens, "the best selling book is Tennyson's poems. There is no copyright and they can be gotten out very cheaply. jc ou can get a first-rate edition of Ten nyson for one dollar. After Tennyson . in popularity come Thackeray, Walter focott, Milton, Byron and miscellaneous -English poets. 1'ae American poets -are slow selling, because they are copy righted and dear. Longfellow is still the best selling...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 May 1887

SECURING THE DEAD. An Explorinar Party Breaks Into the Nanaimo Mine in British. -: Columbia. Dead Bodies Recovered Two Hundred Lives Lost Mexican Herders '-' h Found Dead, i ' Supposed Due to . the Earthquake Floods ia Aikaasas--Scurvy on Shipboard Lightning Storm. JAStAiMO, B. C, May 7. The exploring party that' went down yesterday morning broke through into the mine and ' discov ered the dead lying in all directions. All hope is now given up of saving any of them. Thirty-five bodies were recovered from the mine. The fire is still burning, but is under control. The mine is owned by the Vancouver Coal .Company, of Lon don, England. The latest investiga tion - ebew - that 101 whites and eighty five Chinese were in the mine at the timof the explosion, At two o'clock the body of Michael Lyons was found on level No. 1, 700 yards from the hoisting shaft. He was a mule driver about eighteen years old,nd was found at his station, near a dead mule. ' The corpse was taken to a school house w...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 12 May 1887

BASTOlt CODHTY DEIIOCRAT. LANQFORD & STOKE, ' Editor and Proprietor'. OFFICE IN OPERA HOUSE BUK'K. GREAT BEND, KANSAS LOCAL NEWS Mrs. Meek is reported improving. The weather continues to grow warmer. John Corbin is home on a visit from Dodge City. Let us hear more iu regard to pros pecting for natural gas. Mrs. H. G. Sturgin, of Hutchinson, is visiting friends in the city. The new dailies are increasing. There are fifty nine in the state. Rom To Mr. and Mrs. John Franks oa the 5th instant, a fine boy. C. J. Lahue has accented ft Isi tiou as clerk at the Pennsylvania house. Mr. Chas. Beye and wife left last ev ening for a three-weeks' visit in east era Kansas. G. L. Chapman has leen appointed express messenger on the Ness City branch. The ties are now distributed along Main street for the street railway and the rails are looked for every day. Mr. I. L. Mitchell, who has been in the employ of McGiiire & Moore house, is now clerking at the steam bakery. R. W. Tarbox was elected...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 May 1887

RAMI CQUITI BHOCEAT. VOLUME IV. GREAT BEXD, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MAY 19, 1887. NUMBER 7. t : I; ft IB 1; I The Hutchinson JVetcs keeps well to the front in this part of the state as a gatherer of news. The paper is a monument to the untiring energy of Mr. Easley and the generosity and business enterprise of the people of Hutchinson. To oun eastern friends we say come, and whosoever will (if he be respecta ble) let him come and. buy Great Bend real estate freely. Behold the time comes quickly when all the bargains will be gone and woe unto them who shall be destitute of a corner lot in that day. Xo one who listened to the delight ful music by our silver cornet band last Saturday evening can say it would not be a deserving move for the citizens to club in and erect a suitable band stand in the south end of the park, and thus show I an appreciation of the efforts of the boys, as well as promote a good public benefaction. INVe iioi'K the talk of a drouth will cease. Kansas may have drouths...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 May 1887

m BARTON-COUNTY DEMOCRAT. PCBLISHED BY LASGFORD A STOKE. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. - KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LARGE. Summary of the Daily News. WASHINGTON NOTES. ,An inquiry at the War Department snows that questions reported to have been put by the Department to the Pennsylvania JState officials regarding the equipment and mobility of the militia had no reference whatever to the fisheries controversy, but nvere intended to secure information trans mitted to Congress at every session touch ing the strength of the militia. The Comptroller of Currency has au thorized the Western National Bank of the city of New York to begin business with a capital of $3,500,000. The officers of the tank are Daniel Manning, president, and Ferdinand Blankinhorn, cashier. The Comptroller of the Currency has designated the following as reserve banks: Wisconsin, Kankana, First National Bank; Jlilwaukee, National Bank of Wisconsin, National Exchange Bank, First National Bank; Minnesota, St. Paul Comm...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 May 1887

SHE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. TUULISHED MY LANOFORD & STOKE. OEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND, - KANSAS. A CHEERLESS HOME. Mark Twain talks of endowing a home tar pumped-out humorists. Current Jteai. What deep, opaque, Egyptian gloom, What thick, lugubrious shades will fall. Black as the ebon night of doom Enshrouding nature with its pall; "What hopeless sighs the air will load. And rise, like midnight's spectral mists, Trom that funereal abode. From Mark Twain's Home for Humorist. Jh. there no gladsome songs beguile To cheer the day in joy's behalf, And there the sick abortive smile Will never grow into a laugh. A laugh that reaches that sad gloom. Drops dead no longer it exists Drops, like a presidential boom In Mark Twain's Home for Humorists. Oh! castle of facetious Mark! Upon your portal shall appear 'Old Dante's legend black and dark: "Leave ye all hope who enter here." : For the doomed souls that cross your stile Must yield to gloom that none resists, .And sign a contract...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 May 1887

BARTOH COJJHTY DEMOCRAT OFFICIAL PAPER OF SARTQN COUNTY- GREAT BEND, KAS IIkad the comments of the Chicago Ifews, in another column, on Jim Maine, of Maine. " Tjie Pratt Coun ty Register says that an army of two hundred carpenters are busy with saws and hammers putting up new houses in that growing city. The light between Leoti and Coro nado for county seat of Wichita county still continues. The governor has rec ognized the former as the county seat, but the latter seems to have a hope that they will evidently triumph. AVk acknowledge the reception of the Industrialist, published by the point ing department of the State Agricul tural college at Manhattan. It is a newsy little sheet devoted, as its name indicates, to the interests of the farmer. The Kingman Daily Courier is exult ing over the victory for the bonds in that county. The city of Kingman cast 1,236 for the proposition, or rather propositions, for there were three roads asjuug for bonds at the same time, and each received ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 May 1887

LOCAL NEWS Peabody has a daily paper. Fred Zutarven has tne boss garden of the city. Salina is reaching out to get the sport iu the Arkansas and "Walnut is said to be very tine. Congressman Peters will speak at Lakin, Kearney County, on Decora tion day. w. P. Cole and O. J. Richards are having their residents handsomely repaired. The Eagle says that the assessment of personal property in Wichita will Jbe 5,000,000. It is thought the railroad will sub mit a definite proposition in regard to the depot in a day or two. The people of Great Bend should celebrate the 4th of July. Now is the time to begin to talk it up. Hon. S. flayer, of Great Bend, is attending court this week, in which he has some cases. CJironoscope. Passadena, CaL, is to have a 100,000 opera house, and the Atchison, Topeka .& Santa Fe railroad will build a fine depot at Los Angeles. JMr. J. J. AViuterburg has rented the west basement under the First National bank, and will move his harness shop into it by the 1st ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 May 1887

NEllHER BLUE NOR GRAY. Senator Shermau'j Tardy Recognition of - tle Truth Tliat "the IJlooUy ChMin" i Shonld lie Uridfi-ed by All I'atrJoU. In speaking of Senator Sherman's Sasfiville speech wo quoted some of the passages in which he did justice to the sincerity of the views held by the Con federates, and to the courage with "which they maintained them in the Held. Theie was no flin of rebel or traitor or slave-driver. The war, he saiu, was perhaps sure to come, it was sl terrible necessity. Then he ex--cltiimed: "It is over, thank "God! but the courage, bravery and fortitude of Itoth ej-e'es arc now the pride and herit age of us all." This was in the spirit c-f Mr. Sumner's bill to regulate the r.rmy register and the regimental colors, of which the preamble was as follows: "iv hercas the National unity aind good will among fellow-citizens can tve assured only through oblivion of past differences, and it is contrary to the usage ot civilized nations to per petuate the memory of civi...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 19 May 1887

GARFIELD'S STATUE. Cerv-wAonles Attending the eOeral Garfield's Statue Cnvellluff of at Washing . ton. Washington, May 13. The statue tSeneral Garfield was -unveiled under a bjrning sun, which called to miud the ter rible days of the hot summer when the lato President suffered at the White House. Bumocr comes early and stays lat on the banks of the Potomac, but the rays of the sun are not often more intense m the mid dle of May than they were yesterday after noon. Yetthere wasp large assemblage to do honor to the memory of the late James A. Garfield. The statuo is the result of a plan that was formed at a meeting of the Socie ty of tho Army of the Cum-werland, which was in session on the day that the late President died, but the statue, which was erected by the scciety, has be come national, and yesterday was accepted by the President of the United States in the name of -all the peopie. Theimmediato family of President Gxrfield was repre sented on the platform by his sons James ead ...

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. — 19 May 1887

MMlCOlJliTrDEnOCRAT: ' ' 1 1 IiAlNQPORD &f STOKE, ;.. : . Editors and Proprietor.' . ' i;; OFFlCE rS OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BND, : KANSAS : Clay Center claims a population of 7,000 souls. Stockton and Concordia had heavy rains recently. The south part of La Fayette park is now quite a beautiful place. Miss Luttrell is clerking for Sav age in the postoffice news stand. Our band boys with their uniforms on will present an imposing appear ance. The barn burned by the fire north of town the other day belonged to Mr. McKay. Miss Lou S. Porter, of Ripley, O., has arrived in the city to reside with her sister, Mrs. O. J. Richards. Edith Murphy, we are glad to learn, is better. She has been con fined with measles for some time. Tf wo hnri n. rroftainc from the Union to Jake Miller we would now have a good walk to the Mo. Pacific depot. Judging from its appearance the La Crosse Democrat is prospering. J. 31. Tracy, formerly of this place, is the editor. The many friends of the new depo...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 May 1887

":' GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MAY-26, 1887. VOLUME IV. NUMBER 8. Thk lYlbune gave us a dose of those "heartless plates'' last Friday. And has it come to this completion at last? "Wkstwahd the stream of immigra tionstill pours, and Great Bend is re ceiving a liberal portion of it. Come on, "there's room for thousands yet. This long dead-lock in the Florida legislature lias been broken by the election of lion. Samuel Pasco as U. tS. Senator. Mr. Jones, the former Senator, devoted too much time to mat rimonial affairs to suit the people of Florida, and they retired him. This Herald, published at Indus try, Kansas, is a new visitor at our office. Like most Kansas papers it is of the progressive school,and McGregor himself was not more loyal to -his na tive heath than it is to Industry. Long may the Herald herald the matchless worth of Kansas. ' Topkka is so exceedingly moral that the mayor and council would not per mit a circus in the city limits. And yet Topeka welcomes a meeting o...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 May 1887

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. JTJBLI8HKD BY LAN6FOBD 6TOKE. DEWEY LAMCFOKO, Editor. ' GREAT BEND. -'- - - KANSAS. THE WOELD AT LARGE. Suxnxiary of the Daily News. WASniNGTON KOTES. Assistant Sechktart Matnabd of the treasury has decided that the employment of laborers residing in Canada is a viola tion of the law against the importation of labor under contract. Paor. Wilbt, of the Agricultural Depart ment, has issued his report of the adultera tion of dairy products. He says the chief adulterants used, as far as commercial purposes are concerned, are -"oleo fat."" fat from pork, commonly known as "neutral lard," and cotton seed 01L The resignation of Second Lieutenant Shaw, who duplicated one month's pay ac count nineteen times, was recently re ceived at the War Department, post-marked London, England. It was not accepted, and he will appear on the official register as a dropped deserter. The President has approved an applica tion from the Secretary of the Interior to the War Departme...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 May 1887

m BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT, .PUBLISHED BT LANG FORD 8TOKE. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. KANSAS. COOP CHEER. That day la long tast brings not some kind word. In which no note of cheerful song is heard. That night is dark in which shines forth no star, -And dull the task where no true comrades ore. ."Blest is the ear that lists for kindly speech, "Which eTery cheerful song is sure to reach; "Which in all discord finds the hidden key 'That turns the harshness into harmony. .Blest eye that, when the heary clouds stretch far, 'Sweeps to the one clear space where shines the star; "Which ever, in dank swamp or woodland's gloom, iSeeks that lone nook where lovely orchids e bloom. Blest is the heart that in the swelling tide Of fierce affliction still can safe abide As seeing One oc boisterous deep upstayed "Who whispers : "It is I; be not afraid." Hlest is the faith that, when the closing tomb .Hides every earthly hope, can through the gloom Undaunted look into the darkening skies And ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 26 May 1887

BARTOH COUNTY DEMOCRAT OTFICIAL OF BASTON C0UHI7- GREAT BEND, KA8 F. P. Baker, of the Topeka Cont mcmvxalth, has been clown visiting Leavenworth and comes back and says through his paper that the sleepy old sister on the banks of the "Big Muddy' is one of the best cities iu the state. That is the way we like to hear our brethem of the quill talk. This thing of forever abusing every city in the state except the one we happen to live in, is getting monotonous. Larned is not satisfied with her present depot and is engaged in mak ing faces at Great Bend because we are to have an imposing structure pro portionate with the immense business done here. Lamed seems to forget that Great Bend is the eastern term inus of the Great Denver line of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe road, which will make it one of the most im portant places in that system. Great heavens! how much will Lamed ask? Haven't we already given them the lumber which was being used in enlarg ing our old depot, and haven't...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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