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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 30 June 1887

BARTOH COU1ITY DEHOCBAT. LANQFORD & STOKE, Editors and Proprietors. OFFICE OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, : KANSAS Main street will soon be in good condition. Prof. Bozarth makes a balloon as cension at Chase on the 4th. The two Messrs. Johnson, of Hois ington, were in town Monday. Mrs. E. W. Moses has gone to Pueblo to spend a month or two. Ed. Kellum, living on the Gault farm on the Walnut, is seriously ill. The street car company is getting Main street graded in quite a respec table manner. Justice Crummack is having an addition built to his residence, west side of town. Mr. Ira Gardinier and family have come to Great Bend, from Marion, Ohio, and will make this place his home. Will Esmond returned from his visit to Iowa, last TSunday, feeling considerably refreshed after his vaca tion. J. K. Lapsley, a McPherson con tractor, is here to commence work on Mr. Miller's residence in Grand View addition. J. H. Shoaf has sold bis hotel, the Pennsylvania House, to a gentleman in Chas...

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. — 30 June 1887

JUBILEE DAY. Flftletli Anniversary of Queen Victoria's Coronation. A Day TLonir .to be llememlxtred In British Aaam.lt Tti Royal Progrreaa To nU From Westminster Abboy A Brilliant Pageant. Loyal Britons Testify Their Devotion to Their Queen In the Uoit En thuaiastio Uanner. Loxso5, June 2L Tho first day of the fifty-first year of the reign of Que3n Vic i toria over Great Britain opened with per fect summer weather in London. A lovelier day could not have been desired for the celebration of Her Mujssty's jubilee.- The suu shone bright, the air was clear and not very warm, and a gentle breesa-blew steadily. The crowds scat tered over the city unprecedented in uumbers and size. Thousands of people who yesterday selected loca tions along the route of to-day's procession, in order to retain them occu pied them all night, and many used camp atools or improvised rests to enable them to withstand the long and tiresome occu pation. A steady stream of carriages and pedestrians pourod constant...

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. — 30 June 1887

A STRANGE STORY. A Clew to t Strangre DUappearUM of the Wealthy Mrs. Broolu. Vassar, itlch., June 23. The disappear ecod of Mrs. Brooks is aain to the ford witu a store romantic story than at first. Severa "weeks ago L. C. Merritt, of this place, wrote1 to .Anna D. Butterfield at River ide,CaL. asking for information concern in? -Mrs. Brooks. The following reply has bee received: "Your letter of tbe 6ih re ceded and contents noted. You say you Were at Brooks' and read my letters to . tkero, and you wanted to know if I had employed a detective to hunt ap Aunt Jo hanna. I have, and he has found her and "rescued her from a prison cel, where she had been for three months. Also you wanted to know if she had drawn all her money. No, she has not drawn any t what was coming to hr; but had a present of a 4raft of f60,000. Tien her attorney Rave 4ier $20,000 in cash, fcifae had that when I saw her in St. Louis about the 19th of February. 'She is heir to about 300,000, Avith use, for over one ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 30 June 1887

8ART01I CODKTY DEUDCBAT. LANGFORD & STOKE, Editors and Proprietor. OFFICE IN OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS When shall work begin on our natural gas well. New hay, of a splendid quality, is coming into town now, and commands a fair price. And now Charlie Emley gets to the front with a well-developed case of measles. C. F. Hays is boxing up his stock of groceries preparatory to removing it to Albert. J. H. Hubbard is putting in a " handsome iron fence around his For est avenue residence. John Keiser and family, of Fair view township, returned Friday from a visit to Raymond. The railroad valuation in Barton county is $643,000, and two more roads will probably be built within the next year. The frames are up for the house's of Geo. Cooney and S. F. Wever, in Ireland's addition, and foundations in for several other houses. New potatoes are beginning to be come quite plentiful on the market. They are gelling for 61.00 a bushel, and the prospects are good for a large crop. V un...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 July 1887

1TY DEI" VOLUME IV. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1887.' NUMBER U 1776-1887. Throughout this broad land of Kansas, the center of liberty enlight ened new world, the voices of the best orators of the day, (and some of the poorest ones, too, ) were heard on Monday last. The tail feathers , of our national bird were spread in the , faces of eager, sweltering audiences, and the smell of burnt powder was wafted on the south winds. With each and every true American citizen we rejoice, and with the Kan sas man and his whole family we unite in a loud and long hurrah! While the citizens of Great Bend and Barton county had not arranged for a united effort to join in a grand gala day ex position, we know their failure to do so has not been for lack of patriotism or. a proper appreciation of the day which we commemorated. In vikw of the proposition that is before our people tn relation to the new college to be located here, we de sire to say that nothing we can do will more surely benef...

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. — 7 July 1887

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED BY LANGFORD STOKE. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. - - - f - KANSAS. THE WOKLD AT LAKGE. Summary of the Daily News. WASHINGTOX NOTES. A telegram from General Howard an nounces the end of the Apache outbreak in Arizona. The hostiles returned to the res ervation, where thev were arrested. " As order has been issued by the "War Department, by the direction of the Presi dent, restoring to the army Major Benja min P. Kunkie, retired, who was dropped on t be order of the Court of Claims. This . judgment was reversed by the United States Supreme Court May 27, 1887. The following Presidential post-offlces nave been relegated to the fourth-class, having fallen below the minimum for Presi dential offices : Silver Cliff, CoL; Iveriton and Dyvorton, Conn.; Ketchum, Idaho; Griggsville and Havelock. I1L; Elkader, la:; Carbondale and Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; Wiscasset, Me.; Fowlerville, Grand Ledge and Morenci, Mich. ; Albany. Ma White Sulphur Sprln gs, Mon...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 July 1887

THE BARTON COUKTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED BY LANGFORD ft 8TOKK. DEWEY LANCFORD, Editor. GREAT BEND. -" - - - KANSAS. KINGRY'S MILL. Om old Brandywlne about Where WMte'i lota is bow laid 00V And tne old crick narries down To the ditch that splits the town Klngry's Mill stood: Hardly see "Where the old dam nsed to be; -Sbitller, long, dry trought o' gracs "TYJiere the old race ust to pass r That's been forty years ago T"orty years of frost and snow Forty years of shade and shine Sence them boyhood days o' mine ! All the old landmarks o' town -. .-Changed about, er rotted down ! ? Where's the tanyardt Where's the still Tell me Where's old Kingry's Mill! Don't seem furder back, to me, I'll be dogg'd ! than yisterdy, Sence us fellers In bare feet , And straw hats went through the wheat, Cuttin' crost the shortest shoot Ter that-air old ellum-root Jest above the mill-dam, where , '' - The blame' cars now crosses there t ; Through the willers down tha crick , We could see the old mill stick : ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 July 1887

rr BAHTOH COUNTY DEMOCRAT OFFICIAL PAPER OF BARTON C0UKT7- GHEAT BEND, Sixce our visit to Larned on" the 4th, a number of people have asked us how we liked Lamed as compared to the city of Great Bend. We would say that Larned has some handsome and substantial business houses which show in their architecture that money was not spared -in their construction. She has some as fine residences and grounds as can be found in western Kansas. Her people appear to be thrifty and enterprising, working to-; gether pretty unanimously on any thing they undertake. As regards their expenditure of money in line buildings, they have always had plenty of money coming into the town. The land office has been the means of bring ing people into the town constantly, and while. Great liend has been de pendent on the surrounding country for her support, and has been subject to the influences of bad or good crops, wet or dry seasons, Larned lias had her constant stream of land office business This business is...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 July 1887

8ART0H COUNTY DEMOCRAT. WILL E. STOKE, Publisher. OFFICE IN OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS Mias May Winterbnrg left for an extended visit in the East Sunday. Miss Zelpha Jones is away on a visit to iriends and relatives in Milan, Mo. Organs from $50 to 8150, at L. S. Flint's, near Santa Fe depot. 14t2 It is reported that Brown & Co. the grocera, of Hoisiugton, have closed up. Elmer Epperson is assisting Ed. Teed in the county clerk's office for a few days. " Ed. G. Buckland is at present as sisting register of deeds, Charlie Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Will Culver started on the 4th inst. for a visit of a few months in the northern states. Mr. S. P. Reed, of Hoisiugton, one of our staunch friends, dropped .'iu on us a few moments Tuesday. "You have got half a kiss, I have got another ; let us make a whole one, Miss, by putting one to t'other." W. E. Epperson returned from Gove county Monday. He reports a g4d rain up there Saturday evening. A -mid all the mutations of time it has ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 July 1887

I. M. TUTTLE EXPOSED. kethlns About the Mm Who FropouM to IiuuU JPreideat Cleveland. Who is " General " J. M. Tuttle, ot Iowa? The circumstances that excite public interest in this question are briefly as follows: . There is soon to be a large gathering of Union veterans at St. Louis. Prominent 'citizens, think' ing the occasion a favorable one to carry out a resolution which they had " f orroed last year, appointed a delega tion to wait on the President and in vite him to be present. The commit tee went to Washington, extended the invitation and were informed by Mr. Cleveland that if nothing untoward happened it would give him great pleasure to accept. When- the news of the President's favorable reply was received it made every body feel hap py, with the exception of a small band of incorrigibles, of whom " General J. M. Tuttle seems to be the self-ap pointed mouth-piece. It threw them into a state of ulceration and the Gen eral on his own and their behalf imme diately declared tha...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 July 1887

DANGERS OF THE DEEP. A (Schooner Strikes a, Floating Hulk: mt Sea Her Struggle to Keep Afloat A Timely Rescue. New York, June 3a The Anchor Line steamer Italia, from the Mediterranean to day, landed Captain Barge and eight sea men of the American schooner Joseph Bay more, which was abandoned at sea in a sink ing condition on the evening of the 13th inst. The schooner, with a cargo of lum ber, sailed front Georgetown, 8. C, on June Abound to this city. The fine weather and favorable breezes that carried her away continued for six days. On the morning of the 12th, at three o'clock, while the vessel was keeling over on the starboard tack, with every bit of canvas aloft, she collided with a derelict craft, whose deck was float- more took me wrecK directly on tne cutwa ter. The starboard side of the schooner was badly torn out, the bowsprit and head- gear carried entirely away and the cutwa ter smashed. The water rushed into the breach in great quantities, filling the hold to a depth of ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 July 1887

BAKTON'tOMTY DIIOCEAT. WILL E. STOKE, Publisher. OFFICE IN OPEI1A HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS Great Bend Opera House THREE NIGHTS. COMMENCING THURSDAY EVE., JULY 7TH. The People's Favorite ssRUBY LAFAYETTE! friifjortil by her own Jjcluct Uraiiiutic Company. Thursday Evening will le presented the fireat American SENSATIONAL COMEDY-DRAMA FOGG'S FERR, The Ferry by moonlight The great Kxpliwion wic The Strainer saved by diip" Appropriate Music .Startlinx Mage effects Magnitfcfiit '( tiimin. Ml'MMEK I'KKES: General admission, 3-5 cents; reserved seats, 50 cents; children, -5 cents. Scats now on sale at Shaw & Wilson's "Drug Store. LOCAL, NEWS The farmers smile again. The walls of both the new hotels are rapidly raising. To vote the bonds, or not to vote the bonds, that is the question. The railroad election is fixed for August 23rd. Quite a time in the fu ture. Mr. and Mrs. Livingston, of Webb, came up from Albert to shop in the metropolis. Remember ye Old Folks' concert at the o...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

COTJHI DEMOCRAT. VOLUME IV. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1887. NUMBER 15. Tile Supreme lodge of the Universe. I. O. O. F., meets in Denver on the 10th of September. The increase of immigration to Cas tle Garden from the 1st of January to 1st of July, 1887, is 63,848 over that of the same period last year. Minneapolis is preparing to bore for gas and coal. Ditto every other locality in Kansas that has a proper spirit of enterprise and push. The Knights of Pythias, at their in stallation meeting at Salina on last Thursday, decided to erect a temple at that place to cost in the neighborhood of $18,000. Ouk building boom moves right along, and almost the first remark all visitors make when they see our town is: "Well, yon people don't seem to be going wild over a boom, but your substantial buildings going up look as though your people had all faith imag inable in your town' Canada boasts of a printer one hun dred and three years old, who remem .bers of having seen a clean prin...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. HL B. BTOXE, Publisher ana Propr, DEWET XtAJSlQTO&D, Editor, j. GREAT BEND, ' ; KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LABGE. . Summary of the Dally Newa TTASHIJfGTOX NOTSS. The President spent the Fourth of July very quietly, riding in from Oakview in the morning as usual, and. rejoining Mrs. Cleveland there in the afternoon. Fred Douglass, who has been making quite an extensive tour to Europe, is ex pected to return to Washington in Septem ber, and the colored people are making ar rangements to welcome him home with a public reception. Commander Leart reports the man-of war Iroquois rotten and unlit for sea. The vessel is a third-rate and built of wood. Bhe has been ordered to Mare Island. The Secretary of the Interior bas ren dered a decision that teamsters and others sot actually at the seat of war with Mexico are not ' entitled to benefits under the Bounty Land act. Land Commissioner Sparks, in answer to a communication from a settler suffering from drouth, says h...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

An communications for tnis paper should be accompanied by the name of the uuthor; not neceesaril v for publication, bui as an evidence of g-ood faith on the part of Xhe writer. Write only on one side of the paper. Be particularly careful in g-iving -names and dates to have the letters and flip lures plain and distinct. M'FLUFFEY'S CANOE. My boatman laughed loud at a man on the . shore, "With habiliments proud and assurance galore, .-And manner that sought the idea to convey That he may be had bought the whole river that day; JSaid my shrewd Irish lad, as a quick glance he threw : He remoinds me, bedad, of McFluffey's canoe. -'Oh, McFluffey was there, in competithive sail ; He could show his back hair in the calm or the gale; .He was absent upon any spot but flrrst place. Till he enthered the John J. O'Flannagan race! Which it tore him all down, and then shwept him up, too, "Wid some frinds who now frown on McFluffey's canoe. "For he'd said : 'I'll hew out a new boat, loike as not, T...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

'BARTQH COUHTTDBHOCRAT ornciA'L PAFER or' sisios com?. GREAT BEtfD, : : : KAS To the Members of the Democratic County Central Committee. The members of the Democratic County Central Committee are request ed to meet at the court house in the city of Great Bend, Saturday, July the 23rd. Business of importance will be before the meeting, and we urge every member to be present. July 13, 1887. J. V. Brinkman, Djswky Langford, Chairman. Secretary. Tiikke is now not the least doubt in the world about the success of our corn crop in Barton county. All corn is sufficiently advanced to cover the ground well, ami sufficient rain has fallen to make the crop if we do not get another drop. But we will get more rain, and that within a few weeks. Elsewhere we publish a call for a meeting of Democratic County Central Committee. "We are hopeful that every member ill be present and by his council help the deliberations of the committee. The outlook for a demo cratic victory in this county this fall is...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

BARTON CODIITY DEIiOCBAT. WILL E. STOKE, Publisher. OFFICE IN OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. GREAT BEND, KANSAS. Mrs. JL C. Goit's brother has been here on a visit. Al. Whitcomb is putting quite an addition to his house. The frame work for the second story in the Grand Central hotel is up. Charlie C. Reeder, our friend from Clarence township, made us a pleas ant call to-day. A new stone pavement is now be ing put down in front ot the Moses Buckland building. Michael Giddings, living west of town, had a colt killed by lightning in his pasture Sunday night. Elmer Epperson, of just west of town, says his folks will have roasting ears out of their field corn this week. The hum of the threshing machine and the whistle of the traction engine are the most prominent noises of the country just now. The work on the water-works goes steadily on. The stand pipe is now being erected and ditching will be begun this week. Waterworks pipes are now strung along Main street almost the whole length, and work will...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

NATURAL MONUMENTS. Wild and InapreKHlre Scenes In th Mount alna r Wait Virginia. Up here among the highest altitudes of West Virginia, on top of the anti clinal ridges, 3,500 feet above the level of the sea, among the conglomerate series, stand a number of stupendous monuments or monoliths whose pecu liar features, preserved by their silici ous character from the leveling ppwer of atmospheric agencies, degradation ty water and erosion of time, to all ap pearances sound and perfect as when in the carboniferous age the lands were cast up in lateral folds. These impres sive monuments are in some cases 150 feet high by several hundred in width; their crowns are generally somewhat concave in shape, the outer rim of the bowl being in some instances several feet higher than its center. The most peculiar feature, and one which has been gazed upon by visitors with awe, and is regarded by the native with that degree of reverence only found among a rural Christian people, is the fact that in t...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

OVERSTOCKED MARKETS. A Successful and Ncrer-Falling ' Remedy tor Agricultural Overproduction. The live stock interests of this coun try are in an unexampled condition. Fabulous sums are paid for preferred animals, horses selling for $ 40,000,cow. for $30,000, and even trios of poultry have sold as high as $200, while rami of certain strains of merinos are scarce, vith prices as high as $1,000 each. Yet, vith the daily papers recording the sales, and the prices at such a sale as only to permit of the wealthy owning the desired stock, there are scores of people who fear that the markets may le overstocked. The markets have been overstocked long ago with in ferior stock; but merit is always sale able, and there is a demand for all the productions of this country, and at high prices, if they be of a superior quality. There is always a remedy lui overproduction, especially with stock, and that is to breed something better. Those who succeed are ever endeavor ing o produce something bette...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 July 1887

BABTOir COOflTY BEHOCBAT." WILL E. STOKE, luWiher. OFFICE IN OPEKA HOUSE BLOCK. . GREAT BEND, KANSAS. Mrs. F. Kiplinger 13 visiting in Atchison. Mrs. W.-M. Ireland is still visiting in Hutchinson. The new cash system will be at work in the New York Store soon. Our handsome young friend, J R. Gwinn, is having his house neatly re paired, v. The cars for our street railway have been shipped and will be here in a few days. Several of our merchants report an exceedingly good trade for this time of year. Mrs. C R. Morgan, who has been sick for a number of days, is still very bad oft! Mr. J. W. Chappel returned from Iowa Falls, la, where he has been for some time for his health. If you wish to hear the affairs of city thoroughly discussed, you should go to Chas. Beye's grocery. W call attention to the advertise ment of the State Normal School in another column of this is3ue. The inquiry of "where can I find a h'ouse to rent ?" is now a daily occur rence with our real estate men. Mrs. Willi...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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