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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 24 February 1887

DEMOCEAT. h .1 VOLUME II. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1887. NUMBER 47 v-if -L.N JL -1L I- i The fourth annual encampment, Kansas divisions. Sons of Veterans, U. 8. A. will convene at Abilene on Tues day, March, 8. The Grand Army fair held at Sa betha last week was one of the most successful ever held in Kansas. The proceeds were $1,100. A number of citizens of Dodge City have subscribed $40,000 towards the erection of a hotel building on the City Drug store 'and postoffice lots. The prospect of two or three good hotels in Dodge seems assured. " Owing to some difficulty between Messrs. McCrackin & Co. and their contractors, the Kansas & Colorado railway was not turned over to the Missouri Pacific last Sunday as was in tended. Col. Everest was called here to straighten matters out. Salina Herald. A representative of . the Pullman Ptdace Car company has purchased fif ty acres of ground at Turner and five acres at Argentine, both suburban towns near Kansas City, f...

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. — 24 February 1887

xHE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT FUSUSHED BY DEMOCRAT PRIMUHS CO. DEWEY LANOFOBP, Editor. . GREAT BEND. . - KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LARGE. Summary of th.o Daily News. CONGRESSIONAL. In the Senate on the 12th Senator Cam won, from the Naval Committee, reported back . the bill to increase the naval establishment. It appropriates 821,800,000. Senator Hale also re ported his' bill. The Senate, in Committee of the Whole, then resumed consideration of the Post-office Appropriation bilL The . "subsidy amendment" for transportation of the mails to Central and South America was adopted and liter executive session the Senate adjourned. ....In the House the Senate bill for the retire ment and recoinage of the trade dollar, after some debate and amendment, 'was passed yeas, 176; nays, 38. The bill permits trade lollars not mutilated to be received at their face value for six months, not to be paid out but to be recoined into standard dollars. The House then briefly debated the Diplomatic and Consular Ap...

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. — 24 February 1887

THE BAJTQI COUITT IffiSOCEi?. j PUBLISHED BY DEBCCR1T FH1IT1SS" . GREAT BFJ1D, WOULD WE RETURN "Wonll we return If once the gates which close upon the fart .""Were opened wide for us, and tf the dea? .Eemembered pathway stretched before us clea To lead ug back to youth's lost land at last. Whereon life's April shadows, lightly cast, Recalled the old sweet days of-childish fear, "With all their faded hopes and brought anear The far-off streams in which our skies weie glassed: Did these lost dreams which wake the soul' sad yearning .But live once more and waited our returning; Would we return T Would we return If love's enchantment held the heart d tnor. And we hid come to count the wild sweet paia, The fond distress, the lavish tears but vain; Had cooled the heart's hot wounds amidst ih roar Of mountain gales, or. on some alien shore, Wora out the soul's loKg anguish and had slain At last the dragon of despair if then the train Of vanished years came back, and, as of yore. The same v...

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. — 24 February 1887

Mil COUHTY DEMOCRAT. DEWEY LANQFORD, Editor. FFICE II WELIEl llMt. GREAT BEND, ': KANSAS The Kansas legislature still pursues the even tenor of its Tray, "Of all the world unheeded and unheeding." But there's one consoling thought, most of the other state legislature are just like ours. WEhave received the firafc copy of the Daily Lyons Republican, a neat six column folio, bearing every mark of having a good home support. Lyons isfca. growing town, and the business men are alive to the necessity of haV ing a daily paper. The new daily has our best wishes, and long may it live to boom Lyons and feather the nests of its projectors with the dollars of our daddies. Plowing has been done every month in the. county, this winter. But then, this is "Sunny Kansas." you know. EUinwood Express. "Every month in the county" is a phrase thatmight give some mean rival an opportunity to say that the Express is ashamed to specify the number of months in this county. We desire to say ,'without fear o...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 24 February 1887

V 3i J- t. BARTOH COUHTY DEMO CRAY mmum of'sashs asm- GREAT BEND, KAS A. T. & O. Um Tina Table. On a Lid fter January 9th, 1837, treias n Great vena m iouews, viz : ooura cast. No. 2, Atlantie express 4.59 ev m. Ho. 4, RLstern Express 4.50 p. m, No. & New York Express. S.32 a. ' No. 16, way freight .AM P- n- GOlIf WEST. No. 1, CalBornia and New Mexico Ex. . ..10.24 p. ra N. 8, Ctolor ado and Utah Express. 10.05 a. m. Nu. 5, Denver Express. t.28 p. m. No. 15 way freight .95 av m. iui uio Wat rssVeu. Arrives from east 12.15 p. ea. Depart for east ... x.aop. m. W. T. 4 C GREAT BEND EXTENSION. DITAKTS. . No. 66S, paenga-11.15 a. m. dally except Sunday No. M5, ireight 80 r V. Monday, Wad. A Friday AKBIVE3. No. 564, passenger 4.80 p. m, daily except Sunday. No. 56o, freight 9-30 a. m. Tuesday, Thur: and Sat GREAT BEND POSTOFFICE HOURS. On and after November t, 184. . SUNDAY, 10 a. m. to 1 p. m. "WEE DAYS, 7 a. m. to 7 p. na. MONEY ORDER, fts, na. to 6 p. m. REGISTER BUSINESS, 7 . ...

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. — 24 February 1887

; WORKING UP AN "OUTRAGE." lTTe ' George Friable Honrs ' and Their Unfortunate Case In Washington County : Tex. v Since the Senate, moved thereto by jorgo Frisbie Hoar, ha3 ordered an investigation of u little neighborhood tow in Washington County, Tex., it would not be out of place for some oouinern .senator to ask an inquiry into the outrage which recently took place in a frontier county in Nebraska, in the Texas case it is asserted by Mr. Hoar that a citizen who is a Republic an was driven from home by Demo crats. In the Nebraska case, which wa3 reported in the newspapers a few lays ago, a. Southerner, wh had re cently arrived from Virginia, was driven from his home, presumably by liepubhcans. It has been a long time since we have had a National coroner's inquest on some local quarrel in a remote county-. ana me neart ot ueorjje rnsbie evi dently yearn for one. Filtered through the 'biased minds of a few partisans uch as he the details of a disturbance in Texas become of the most...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 24 February 1887

3M J V V ft. VIENNESE COOKING. Viand That Fall to Satisfy the Require, meuti or an American Stomach. ' The Austvians have never surrendered themselves exclusively to the French juisirw. It is hardly true that they have gone half way to meet it. The large hotels yield in a measure to the exigencies oi tourist appetites, but the res&iuftints, even those that call t-heni-elves fashionable those in the Gra ben,ofor instance retain their native barbarisms. As regards quality of cooking there is little difference be tween those of difl'crent grades. At either you are sure to have bouillon mit ei that is, with an egg and bouillon ohne ei, nudel soup, goose soup and few other liquid introiluctious to the dinner included by the French under the general name of potage. Goose you may depend upon in a variety of forms, for tin; goose is a bird of the Danube, lending itself easily to the wiles of the sportsman, and judging by the frequency of its appearance on bill of fare, flying low and at...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 24 February 1887

.6ABW COUHTY DEMOCRAT. 5)EWBY .fcANQFORD, Editor. . OFFICE n WILLI ER BLOCX. GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. For coal go to Hedges & Co. Famous is head quarters for cloth ing.' Some of the best dried fruits you ever saw at C. & A.'s. Save money by buying your oyster- in bulk from C. & A. Messrs. Drummond & Davis, pro prietors of the GeneseQ Hei aid, called in to see us last Saturday. They re port encouraging prospects for their town. JSALT RHEUM OR ECZEMA, Old sores and ulcers, Scald head and ringworm, Pain in the back and spiue, Swelling of the knee joints, Sprains and bruises, Neuralgia and toothache, Tender. fee"t caused by bunions, corns and chilblains, we warrant Beggs' Tropical Oil to relieve any and all of the above. S." J. Shaw. Canned sweet potatoes at C. & A.'s. Headquarters for coal Hedges & jCq. south of railroad. See those double width dress goods for 25 cents at the Famous. You will find a' nice lot of dressed chickens and turkeys on hand at Beye's. Dr. S...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 3 March 1887

VOLUME II. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1887. NUMBER 48 i V W j i i V Mrs. GraDt, widow of General Grant, will spend the greater part of J-ent m Washington, bhe will divide her time there between the homes of Senator Stanford and General Beale. -Topeka Commonwealth. The soldiers will. 'no doubt, remem ber that in 1884 they were told that if the lsemocrats got in power, their pensions would b9 diminished, and perhaps taken from them. Are these the facts ? Most assurdly they arenot. The commissioner oi pensions has now stated requistions on calls fur 81,780, 000 whicn is intended to make pay ments upon the pensions due on the first of March, and which will be the largest payment of current pensions made in any one quarter in the history of this government under republican rule. Kindey Graphic. One of the guests at the Poland eprings, Maine, was young country lawyer with a small practice. A rich old fellow from Philadelphia made his acquaintance at the spring side, and was pl...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 3 March 1887

H HamM JIJM C2 IHS BARTOH COUNTY DEICCBAT- FUEUSHEO BY DEMOCRAT FR18TINS CO. . DEWEY L,ANOFORO. Editor. .. GREAT BEND. KANSAS. THE WORLD AT LAKGE. Summary of the Day Newa CONGRESSIONAL, Ik the Senate oa the 19th the presiding cmcer presented several petitions from Grand Army posts praying for the passage ot the De pendent Pension bill over the veto, and Mr. . Beck said he had for years presented petitions tor the repeal of the Navigation law and he now presented a memorial signed by himself on the lame subject which be wished referred to the Committee on Commerce, before which he wished to appear and be heard. So referred. -After disposing ot minor routine business the conference report on the Trade Dollar bill was agreed to and the River and Harbor bill debated until adjournment In the House the Pensions Committee unanimously reported in favor of passing the Dependent Pension bill over the President's veto. After routine work of no particular Importance the conference report on the...

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

fHB BARTOI CDUffl DEMOCRAT. fUEUSKED BY DEiiQCSAT PRIrfflKS CO, DEWEY LAMCFOKD. Editor. CRT! AT BEND. .... KANSAS. LOVE'S TOKENS. If you take an apple and pare it thin, "Without a break la the ribboned skin. 'Ton may twirl the perfect paring around, -And note how it falls on the floor or ground. .It ought to fall, if the sign is true. So that a letter shall shape for you ; And the letter it forms will be the same A that which stands for the loved one' name. Or, if you look for another door "To the tender secret take the core, And count the seeds that are hidden there: They wyi spell the same, with none to spare. Or, pick a daisy. "Wno has forgot The test: "He loves me he loves me notr And. when its disk is gone around. The lover or sweetheart is lost or found. "There were many more in our early days, .Mingled with childhood's artless plays ; ''Twas pleasant to think with what sweet strife We could settle the problem of husband and wife. But when to older years we grow, We have no ro...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 3 March 1887

'mm COUNTY DEMOCRAT. , DEWSY LANGFORD Editor. OTICK II muses BWCL GREAT BEND, KANSAS. The mayoralty contest will soon begin t assume definite shape. Let us have a good man, and cne who is deepiy interested in the prosperity of the city. The councilmeu, too, ought to be selected with great care. A live city can not afford to have barnacles in office. Let it be remembered that no one can vote who has not reg istered. The Murray bill is a lav, and we shall now have an opportunity to judge whether it will hp the great pannacea its advocates claim. We shall venture no prohecy, but await its practical working. So far as we have means of knowing the prohibitionists are satis fied. A number of distinguished re publicans'have already predicted thai it would nrove a failure. Time alone will decide who are the better propiiets. "Wirvr. nfrain shall the festive 4rummer sail into drugstores and ord I ninf nf hncr imce" -for a sore toe. ffever again shall the smiling drug gist fill tb prescriptio...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 3 March 1887

BAR70H COUIITY DEMOCRAT I DFFiCUL TAPES 'OF WHOJ-COWII. GREAT BEND, KAS Am T.o& S. F. Time Table. On aud after January 9th, 1887, tiains leave Great Bend as folUws, viz : GOING EAST . K. 2, Atlantic express 4.59 a. m. No. 4, Eastern Express 4.50 p. m. No. 6, New York Express 6.32 a. m- No. 18, way freight 1.50 p. m. GOtXO) WEST. No. 1, California and New Mexico Ex 10.24 p m. N. 8, Col. ndo ami Utah Express. .. .10.05 a. lu. Nu. 5, Denver Express. 9.2S p. in. No. 15 way freight 9.95 a. ui. GREAT BKKD WAT FKKIOHT. .Arrives fr memt 12.15 p.m. DaparU V,r cast SS.au p. nt. W. V. & C GREAT .BEND EjXTEXSIOX. DEPARTS. No. 563. passenger 11.15 a. m. daily except Suuday No. 565, freight 5 SO p. ui Monday, Wed. A Friday ARRIVES. No. 564, passenger 4. 3 3 n, daily except Sunday. No. S06 0ght-St3J a. m. l'ueaday, Thur. aud Sat GREAT BEND POSTOFFICE HOURb. On and after November 1, 1888. SUNDAY, 10 a. in. to 1 p. in. WEE D A r i 7 . in. t ) 7 p. m. MONEY ORDER, a. m. to 5 p. m. BEG1STEU BU...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 3 March 1887

TWO CASES. . Var-imy - Outran" Orer VTWcJi B Iabllcan Aro ".Polltleiil.'y Indignant and One Near at Had Wblclx TUcy Will Act Consider. Three citizens of Texas, or three men claiming to be such, appeared at Y ashington not Ions: since with a har rowing tale of political outrage where f they were the victims. They asked Ihat the Senate investigate the case ind that body by a strict party vote iias decided to - do so. Tho story was practically unsupported except so far ts each of the three men supported the ather two. It was very suspiciously like number of stories which have come from the South at times when the Repub lican party was in need of fuel to fire the partisan hearts and keep the rank and file from falling into a condition of confidence in the South.' Moreover, if the story was true it furnished no basis for Senatorial or Federal action. It might turn, out in every line and word and detail exactly as narrated, and it would still be as purely a case for tho tribunals and auth...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 3 March 1887

THOUSANDS KILLED. Further Details of the Great Eu ropean Earthquake. Rom"e, Fcb.24. Details wore received this Jnorning of the results of the earthquake yesterday, showing the effects to be far more serious than thought. The loss of lifo and destruction to property is learned to have been terrible. The most startling news come9 from Genoese IUvicra. Over 1.500 people were killed in that district. At the village of Bajardo, at the top of a hill, a number of people took refuge in the church when the shocks were lirst felt. The subse quent and greater shock demolished the church, and 5W0 people wb were in It were killed. The destruction of property in the sections of Italy visited by the earth quake were immense and widespread. An other shock was felt at Mentone to-day. It was so severe that houses were shaken. No one was injured. Additional details concern ing the damage done yesterday show in side toppled into the valleys. Three rail way trains have been dispatched with food for the ...

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. — 3 March 1887

BAMMNTI DEMOCRAT. BWEY LAKQFORD Editor. mcs II I1UIU BLOCI. CHEAT BEND, KANSAS. The Southern Kansas Methodist conference will be held at Chanute, commercing Thursday, March 3. Atchison is about to vote bonds for four new roads, and if the bonds earry it will give ber fourteen railroads. The Central Branch is carrying a astuuanity of stock eastward which is being chipped from western Kansas. The Salvtion ajmy have rented the G. A. R. ball in Seneca, and will try and drive the devil out of that locali- Land in western Kansas is increas ing in value so rapidly that all the prairie dogs are emigrating to Colora do. A grand jubilee was held at Parsons on luesdav evening to celebrate the Dassaee of the municipal suffrage bill. The opera honse was crowded and the speaKing was nne. The Santa Fe has bought the right of wav for coal under several thous and acres of land near Leavenworth and will start a coal shaft at an early day. Newton Republican. N The time is coming when the repub licans ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 10 March 1887

1 VOLUME II; GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 1887. NUMBER 49, 1 11 ' I if 4, V I General Longstreet will to his dying day insist periodically that' General Iee lost the battle of Gettysburg and that he could have won it. Lee was great enough, whetlier deserved or not, to assume all the blame, but it is rath er monotonous for Longstreet to come along with every almanac and claim all the honors.' Some people think he was reaJJy the obstacle to victory.' It is known that .Stuart did not, for ' some reason or other, keep the com-mander-jn-chief aware pf Meade's move jpents. It is a fact that Lee lost , the battle, but the muse of history is not vet safe, in according the victory to Longstreet, " even on paper and after the event. There is another thing that General Longstreet does not take into account the supernatural The mighty Frederick, though a gkeptic, declared that "great battles were fought beyond the stars." It was not written that the south should succeed. Atlan: ta (G...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 10 March 1887

A PURITAN SERMUN. Calient Points of One or the First Dis courses Preached tn New England. The discovery in the Sears Library of a sermon delivered by Robert Cash man in 1621, at Plymouth, affords the entire text of the oldest of all the New Eng land sermons now extant. The Pil grim Fathers landed in the autumn of 1620. This sermon was preached sometime in 1621 by Cushnian, soon iafter his arrival. It was in the dark est time for the struggling colony, and Among the congregation who listened a o the sermon were the men who have 4een made famous through their con Section with the trying scenes of those years Captain Miles Standish, Gov ernor. William Bradford, Governor Ed ward Winslow, Governor Thomas Prince, William Brewster, Isaac Aller ton, Nathaniel Morton, John Bradford, John Winslow, Thomas Cushman, Con stant and Thomas Southworth. The fiermon Avai very long indeed, and was intended to inst ructs the colonists in their dutiefc to each other by enlarging on "the sifj and danger o...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 10 March 1887

MR. MATTHEWS AT HOME. Dow tha Neighbor nd FrlentU of tjie President's Appointee Speak of the Man Rejected by Republicans on Account of Hi "B(i Reputation." The rejection of Mr. J. C. Matthews by the Republican Senate is having a more serious effect on the party than the partisan Senators ever imagined. The prominent representatives of the colored ace all over the country have taken the matter up and have de nounced the unjust, narrow-minded policy that led to the' rejection of a bright, capable, gentlemanly, well- educated member of their community. Hon. John IL Smyth, ex-Minister to Liberia, has been most determined in his efforts to show up the un fairness and duplicity of the Repub lican party as shown in this instance. The delegation which waited on the President and presented him with a most eloquent and strongly-worded address was composed of eminent col- Bishops and minister. 'They regarded it as a question of race, not politics. Ex-Minister Smyth, a Republican, by the way, i...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 10 March 1887

BABTOH COBHTY DEHQCBAT. DEWBY LANGFORD Editor. OFFICE II WILLSKt BLOCK. GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. The time baa fully come when Great Bend will support a daily paper. The city has prospects brighter than any of the past, the citizens have stronger confidence than ever before, the volume of business is large and rapidly expanding, the population has almost doubled in the last twelve months. This is no hasty scheme. "We had originally intended to begin the publication of this daily in January, but at that time we thought it pru dent to defer the matter, till early spring. The paper will be strictly non-partizan. It is our aim to make it a live daily paper, dealing in news and not in politics. But on all matters wherein the city or citizens have an interest we shall speak out without fear, and in favor of what we believe to be right. To all our friends who have so generously aided us in placing the enterprise on a sound financial ba sis,and who have in every way possible given us encouragem...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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