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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 31 May 1888

it' VOLUME V. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MAY 31, 1888. NUMBER 9. CEAT. It- For date of Kansas fairs this year, - "feee'the inside pages of the Democrat. Downed, by the recent heavy rains throughout Kansas, the chinch bug and the croaker. "We ruBLisn, this week, a splendid, Memorial Day story, "written espec ially for this paper." We iiave received the program for the commencement exercises of the University of Kansas, at Lawrence. The commencement will close Thurs day, June 7. Oke of those freaks of lightning Inch cannot be accounted for hap pened at St. Joseph, Mo., the other day, when two children were struck and their clothes completely torn from them without doing bodily injury to the children. Tiie Kansas state soldiers' reunion will be held at Topeka this year, Oct., 1st to 6th inclusive. Extensive ar rangements are being made for the meeting, and everything will be com plete and in first class order. Ample accommodations will be made for all, on the state fair grounds. i T...

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. — 31 May 1888

tHE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. W. 33. STOXB, Editor and Proprietor. GREAT BEND. - - - - KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LAEGE. Summary of the Dally News. CONGRESS. Thb Senate was not in session on the 19th.... In the House the tariff debate closed with speeches by Mr. Reed, of Maine, against and Speaker Carlisle in favor of the Mills bill, every available space in the palleries and upon the floor being occupied by on attentive audi ence. Vert little business was transacted in the Senate on the 21st. A mumber of minor bills passed, and Mr. Frye. from the Commerce Committee, reported the River and Harbor bill with amendments. Adjourned In the House the Senate amendments to the Pension Appro priation bill were non-concurred in and a con ference ordered. Much time was consumed in referring to appropriate committees Senate bills that had accumulated during the tariff de- oaie. un motion oi ai r. tiat.cn. oi Missouri, me bill to enlarge the powers of the Department yc( Agriculture was passed under susp...

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. — 31 May 1888

MEMORIAL DAY. Written for Thi Pajor.l E deck your graves with flowers, to day. . O comrades brave and true: In token of the lore we bear. Our offerings round we strew. Upon your country's altar dear. Your lives were freely paid in sacrifice to Freedom's cause. The ransom price was paid ! Tbe blessings which your ardor bought Breathe in the balmy May. .And hallow with a chastened glow Tbe grandeur of tbe day. Tbe balo which around you shines Shall, as tbe years go by, Add luster to the deeds, which in Our memories fondly lie. "We deck your graves with flowers, to-day, O comrades brave and true! In token of the love we bear. Our offerings round we strew. Henry A. Lately. ACROSS THE GRAVE. Klate Wilton's Loyal Love A Me morial Day Story. Written for This Paper.! P you had chanced to see Kate Wilton's face, among a crowd of others, your gaze might have lingered a moment long enough, perhaps, for you to ask why it lingered and to fail to find satisfactory answe r . Behind that quiet face...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 31 May 1888

THE BARTON COUNTY DEFQCRAT. PUBLISHED WEEKLY WILL. E. STOKE, Editor and Proprietor, (Office in Opera Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. TEEM OF SUBSCRIPTION CASH. year $1.50 t months 73 'J --e months 50 yAll advertisements or communications, to ob-t- ' -in insertion in the Democrat, must be handed i. ;.' Wednesday noon of each week, ut the very i t. '""tered as second class matter at the Great Bend ) ax, postoffice. City Officers: Mayor A J Buckland City Clerk Will E. Stoke. City Attorney D A llama. City Martihal John W Dawson Street Commissioner J T Airhart COCNCILMKN. First Ward W O Morrison, W E Harper Second Ward Geo. J fciencer, 5 L Minses Thfrd Ward F B Caldwell, Geo N Mow Fourth Ward F B Schuster, J B Daniel-. JNatonal Democratic Convention. The national demorcatic committee having met in the city of Washington on the 22d day of Feb., 18iW, has appointed Tuesday, the fifth day of June nest, at noon, as the time, and chose the city of St. Lquis the place of holding the national demo...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 31 May 1888

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT WILL E. STOKE, Editor and Proprietor, (Office in Opera Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. OityondCounty. "A Hutchinson maid threw her lover a kiss, A llatchinaou kiss which they brag on; It hit the young man a the aid of the head And knocked hist cold off ol a wagon. The'coronm said it was hardly worth while To proceed to impanel a Jury, Since no man eould stand to be bit by a khsa The size of a map of Missouri." Look out for a surprise ! The photograph war is still ou. J. 13. Weiner has now moved into his new quarters see his ad. to-day. How manj of. the city council would like to be on the improvement com mittee? Peter Myers was in Tuesday, and eays everything looks splendid in his neighborhood. There are several car loads of build ing stone on the tracks near the Sauta Fe depot. .The telephone poles are going in right along, and the line will soon be in running order. Mrs. J. Baker and Mrs. C. Gano were down from Pawnee Rock Tuesday visiting our photographers...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 31 May 1888

TT THE TARIFF DEBATE." Th.e Discussion of tlie Mills BUI' jj rawing to a uiosa. L V i i ' J' ' t i i '. Synopses t tpebM Xotlrered In -tie House of RopreoeaUtlTiKi by . , . SXcssrs, 1fendll. cKlnley, . , f ?i an"d'rirockn'rffe. . J j i At 'Iron a. m. Mr. Randall (Pa.) waa recog nized. The floor wui filled with members and tha.ffalleriea .crowded with -. spectators. many at th diplomyic cops beln$ In their jallqey-J MiIndU opeed i by reading a I forporr, rf Ithex Preidenrs message hn(L """drawing ""Jmerefrom 1ho inference that the President was averse to any reduct'on tt Internal taxation nod dosired th whole le- uctfrm of taxes tor fait on the tariff. r lie njr- fcrcf from the President ion these point, and (advocated the total, retl of. all internal iva ri7oTnhlon nntiuiul fpnt the reten- tion of a tax of fifty cent a gallon on whisky not used in-the arts, and the collection of this tax he would transfer to the customs officers. Hi would also revise the tariff as promised by the De...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 31 May 1888

THE - BUTCHER KNIFE. An Italian Woman Drived a Butcher Knife Into the Heart of Another Woman ,at Kansas ,City The Murder ess Proves to Be an Old-Time ; ; Street Fraud. , A Leavenworth Officer Kills a Divekeeper Sensational Charges of a 2Iew3- paper Man. Kansas City, Mo., May 26. In the yard adjoining 9 one story frame house in the rear of No. 415 East Third street, at 6:30 o'clock lat eveniDg, lay the lifeless body of Mrs. Mary Cita. From a cash just over her heart a crimson stream poured and formed a pool upon the earth. Surrounding th body from which the spirit had just 1 taken its flight, were hundreds of curious men, women and children, both white and colored. Bending over tfie remains, calling her endearing names and wailing piteous ly, were the four young children of the dead woman. At the earns time VJincer w 1111s ana two citizens were hurrying to police headquarters with George Corido. and Josephine Corilo, his wife. At the' station Mrs. Coiilo was booked for murder, and he...

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. — 31 May 1888

Rail Road Time Cards .A.., T- Ss S. IP- On atid after January 9th, 1887, trains leare Great Bend as follows, tU : QOVBB KASTi No. 4, New TrVc express N-.,Cano Bait S ; No. 8. Local Passenger. - 'gSg7:::::::::::::::::::.::l8S:lS: 60ING WKST. ... 8, Loeal Passenger P- "J f 5, Canon Ball m5 ? 5 . 7, Colorado Express. I ... 41, way freight 1014 ' ra GREAT BUD WIT FEKIGHT. , , . 12.15 p. til. iV;!aiV::::.v.::::::::::: o., k. & "W. LKAYKS. :50 a. Ui. Freight xprc..., B-1S. tn. Express 5:55 p. m. FreiTu.".".. .... .... ... 5;50 m .AH train, daily except a"- Agent. ABBIVKfl Kt T,.U Ernreas 11:55 p m Colorado Express nRPAHTS 6T:i0 a ui 8t Louis Express J'-f?!!! Colorado Express 10:) p in All trains daily. , . E. W. WaYNAJJT, Agent City Officers: Mayor A J BucVland City Clerk Will E. Ktoke. City Attorney 1 A Banta City Marshal Jehu W Oawson Street Commissioner J T Airhart COUNCILMKN. First Ward W O Morrison, W E Harper Second War Geo. J Spencer, C L Manes Third Ward F B CnldweJl, Geo N Mo...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 June 1888

0 1' ' VOLUME V. GREAT BEjSD, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 1888. NUMBER 10. .BAKT01 TVUTTlu F A P1TD A m s 7 V Swklling up with their own iraport- ance tlie heads of waving wheat throughout Kansas. Tiik "Blaine or bust" men are now "busted," and will lutve to ring in on some other man with as good grace as possible. It is rumored that the Midland rail road company (Frisco) will paralel the Santa Fe from Hutchinson to Great . Bend, and that work will be commenc ed this summer. Sterling Bulletin. Do not get offended at the action of the Ixard of health. It is presumed that what they do for the general good will be as much to your advantage as to the advantage of any one else. Clean up. Tiik city should have a safe. It would cost a great amount of money to replace our present ordinances, and no amount of money could possibly re place some of the city records should they get burned up. As the hot weather approaches the sun stroke victims will glide across tha dark river hand in hand with t...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 June 1888

iti GRESHAM'S RECORD. ? ' ome of the Spots In lit Record Which Can Not lie Wiped .wr i ,i A man never knows himself until ho gets into politics. At least, he never gets his past life pulled together in such - shape -thai bo can see it all at one glance until ,be- becomes a formid able candidate for some political office, "hat is why Judge Gresham is perhaps tetter acquainted with himself to-day than ever before. , It is altogether probable that he never realized what a small potato he was", until the Bl tine folks got to editing his record. Up to within the hist month or two the Judge had reason to be "tuck on him self, for pretty ninth every body else was stuck on him. He had been a Cabinet officer, a Judge of the Federal Court, and had held various public trusts, and yet every body spoke of him as a clean man, who was guided in public affairs by a sole de3ire to do the square thing, if Judge Greshani had never become a Presidential candi- date, he would have gone down into history...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 June 1888

PROHIBITIONISTS. -Platform and Nominations of the National Convention.' General Clinton W. FUke Nominated For President bd J. A. Hrooks, or Kansas City, For Vice President The Third Party Enthusiastic, Ixdianapolis, Ind., May 31. The Na tional Prohibition convention met yester day morning and was called to order by Chairman Dickie, of the National Commit tee. Prayer was offered by Sam Small. Rev. LL C. Delano, of . Connecti cut, was made temporary chairman, and J. B. Cranlield, of Texas; Mrs. M. M. Brown, of Cincinnati, and (jr. F. Wells, of Minnesota, secretaries. Committees were uppointed and a recess taken. Upon reassembling the Committee on Credentials reported every State and Territory represented except Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina and Wyoming. The Committee on Perman-n' Organiza tion reported for chairman John P. St. John, of Kansas; secretaries. Rev. Sam Small, of Georgia, J. B. CranflelJ, of Texas, and Clinton B. Puke. Mrs. M. M. Brown, of Cincinnati. Gov ernor St...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 June 1888

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED WEEKLY WILL. E, SjTOKE, . Editor and Proprietor, . (Office in Opera Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. TERM OF SUBSCRIPTION CASH. One year v..'. Slr Six months , "3 Throe months .30 Bfc8All advertisements or communications, to ob tain an insertion in the Dkmociut, must be handed in by Wednesday noon of each week, at the very latest. Entered as siicond class matter at the Great Beud Kansas, jiostorace. DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL TION. - COXVEN- 'A delegate convention of the Seventh congression al district of th? state"bf Kansas is hereby called to jr.eet at Grtui Lend on Wednesday, July 18th, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of nominating a can didate for eongre5s for said district, Tbe basin of Teprefntatiin in said convention shalbe ou.e dele gate and one alternate for each 100 votes or a frac tion of tiftv or over cast for Hon. Thomas George, andidate for congress in 1886. Provided that each county not huviEg a previous record shall be en titled t...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 7 June 1888

TJfE barton county democrat 4! WILL. E. STOKE, o . Editor a-rid Proprietor, . (Office in Oper Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS Oity and County. Now let 11a to the picnic ground, With piea of peach and custard, Where divers snakes meander round , And frolic in the mustard. Mrs. C. W. Murphy and children are visiting in the country. Mrs. Chase, of Ohio, is in town vis- it'wg her sister, Mrs. Wm. Zutavern. Hon. II. J. Roetel was in the city Tuesday, on business. His wife'accom panied him. Bob Harvey, C. E. Titus, John and P5H. Livesay, of Grant township, Avere in the city Monday. ' Ji. large number of trotting and ' running horses will be here to" take part in the coming circuit races. Mrs. Hale is still making first class . cabinets at $1.50 and $2 per dozen. Prices on other work as reasonable. R. B. Herrold, of Lakin township, was in town Tuesday talking with old friends and transacting business. J. W. Orr, of Dighton, is in the city to. attead the district court, he being interested in o...

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. — 7 June 1888

.THE BARTON JJODBTT DEHOC3AT- W. . BTOXXS, Editor and Proprietor. GREAT BEND; - - - - KANSAS THE WORLD AT LARGE. Summary of the Dally News. CCXNGXIXS3. Tns Senate was not in session on the 26th The day in the House was devoted to the consideration ot the Legislative. Executive and Judicial Appropriation bill. In the Senate on the 2Stu Mr. Frye re ported back the River and Harbor bill. The Senate then went into executive session, in which it remained until five o'clock, during which the injunction of secrecy was removed from all proceedings in regard to the treaty with Great Britain. Adjourned In the House a few bills were introduced, and the House went into Committee of the Whole upon the Legis lative, Executive and Judicial Appropriation bllL When the committee rose the Army Ap propriation bifl was reported and the House ad journed. Ix the Senate on the 29th, after a little talk on the message of the President vetoing the bill appropriating S75,003 for a public build ing at Youngst...

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. — 7 June 1888

THE BARTON COUUTY DEMOCRAT. V. 8. STOKE, Editor and Proprietor. GREAT BEND. .... KANSAS THE DYING WIFE. X had fancied health returning. But the dream la over now; For I feel the chilling breezes From the river fan my brow. O'er my form a chill is creeping As the billows roll along, -And I almost hear the murmur Of the angels' distant song. From the same bush where they gathered Dewy roses, fresh and white. For my snowy bridal cbaplet, Just one year ago to-night. They will bear the fragant blossom ' On my silent breast to lay. Ere the quiet, holy dawning Of another Sabbath day. Ob, my happy, joyous bridal! Little dreamed I then of this; "While we took the vows together. Sealed them with the marriage-kiss. When I sleep within the churchyarj Will he woo another bride? "Will he stand before the altar With another by his side? Will he wander with another Where with me he loved to stray. By the brooklet in the meadow Where the willow branches sway "When the grass is waving o'r me Will som...

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. — 7 June 1888

Rail Road Time Cards On and after January 9th, 1887, train leave Great Dean as louowa, Tlx : . tome BA8i. Ne. 4, New York express 6:0 p. m N.6,Cann Ball 6.t5a. m No. 8. Local racwenger 5.45 a. aa, No. 42, way freight 1 .57 p. No. 44, " " 8.00 p. m GOING WKST. No. 8, Local Pansenger 11.08 p. n No. 5, Canon Batl 10.12 . m No. 7. Colorado Express t:41 a. in No. 41, way freight 4L W-4 m GREAT BUID WAT FBEIOHT. Arrives from east .. 12.15 p. m. Departs for east P- - , LEAVES. Express :50 a. m. Freight 8:15 a. m. AKKfVKS. Express 5:55 p. in. Fieight :50 p. in. All trains daily except Sunday. W. TOKKEY, Agent. IsLo. Paoiflo. ABBIVKS St Louis Express 1155 p m Colorado Express " OKPART8 St Loui Bxprevs 4:40 a iu Colorado Express 10:80 p m All trains daily. E. W. Waymaxt, Ageot. City OfYloers: MayorA J Buckland City aerk Will E. Stoke, City Attorney D A Bant City Marshal Jehu W Iawson Street Commissioner J X Airhart COCMCILMKN. First Ward W O Morrison, W E Har " Wecund Ward tiro. J Sx,nc,r, tS...

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. — 14 June 1888

jrmr VOLUME V. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 1888. NUMBER 11. BilTOH nam BEMO CEAT. v Yes, it is "hot enough for me!" needn't ask me any more. Amonq the attractions announced for the republican campaign against fate will be the "Florentine Mosaic" from Maine. Good crops in Kansas and a demo cratic victory will do some toward evening up the evil effects of long con tinuedrepublican ruin. The grasshopper plague is visiting Minnesota this year. Kansas is devoid of all pleagues, excepting perhaps, a plague of politicians. Attoknky General Bradford ought by this time to be extremely well versed in prohibition's physical condition, af ter having treated so many of its "joints." mmmmmmmmm It is carrying temperance just a lit tle bit too far when a fellow gets so cranky on the question that he will not even appear in company in good spirits. Gkeat Bend's "hello" system will soon be in operation; poles are set in all parts of the city, and we understand the company have a large list...

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. — 14 June 1888

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT, W. XL STOK2"!, Editor and "Proprietor. GREAT BEND. - - - - KANSAS THE WORLD AT LAEGE. Summary ' of ; the Daily News. CONGKZSS. The Senate was not ia session on the 2d. ....After concurring in the Senate amendments to the Experiment Agricultural Station bill the House went into Committee of the Whole on the Agricultural Appropriation hill, which, after a. brief consideration, . passed. The Tariff bill 'was then taken up and considered until ad journment. Ths Senate on the 4th passed a number of bills, mostly of a local nature, many of them being bills for public buildings and bridges, among them a bill appropriating 1 150,000 for a public building at Sedalia, Mo. The bill re tiring General Pleasanton with the rank of Major passed; also a bill retiring General At erill with the same rank ; also a bill creating an additional retired list of the army for eighty officers now in active service. In all seventy eight bills passed, forty of which were pension bill...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 June 1888

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. W. . STOIEE, Editor and Proprietor. GREAT BEND - - - - KANSAS - BABY'S HAN D. ZJke a littlo crumpled rose leaf It lies on my bosom now. Like a tiny sunset cloudlet, Like a finite of rose-tinted snow. And the pretty, helpless fingers -Are never a moment at rest. But ever are moving and straying About on the mother breast. Trying to grasp the sunbeam 'That streams from the window high. Trying to catch the white garment Of the angels hovering by. And as she pats and caresses The dear little lovely hand. The mother's thoughts go forward Toward the future's shadowy land; And ever her anxious vision Strives to pierce each cocmng year. With a mother's height of rapture, With a mother's depth of fear. As she thinks : "In the years that are coming, 33 e they many or be they few. What work is the good God sending For this little hand to do? Will it always be open in giving. And always strong for the right T "Will it always be ready for labor, Yet always gentle and ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 June 1888

THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED WEEKLY WILL K. STOKE, Editor and Proprietor, (Office in Opera block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. TERM OF. SUBSCRIPTION CASH. One year fl.50 Six months v "5 Throe months ." .50 S"All advertisements or communications, to ob tain an insertion in the Democrat, must be handed in by Wednesday noon of each week, at the very latest. Entered as second class matter at the Great Bend Kansas, iostomce. DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CONVEX TION. A delegate convention of the Seventh congression al district of the state of Kansas is hereby called to meet at Great Bend on Wednesday, July 18th, at 10 o'clock a. in., for the purpose of nominating a cau- aiuate lor congress tor saia uisincu x u pubic vi representation in said convention shall be one dele Rate and one alternate for each 100 votes or a f rac- tion of nftv or over cast for Hon. Thomas George, candidate lor congress in 1886. Provided that each county not having a previous record shalJ be en titled to one delegat...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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