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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 March 1889

r KAN S A3 80JUe of the "Work Accompllstoed ly titer - Stat Legislature. -,. . Topeka. Mai ch 6 Following- Is a sum xnarr of the work of the late Legislature: . Two hundred and seventy-two bills and three joint resolutions have been signed by Governor Humphrey. Of these bills 182 originated in the House ana ninety tn the Senate, xao iwwwuis iuvvjiu(iru the more Important measures. xi aoes nos include the bills making appropriations for State institution: An act to cede jurisdiction to the TJni'ei 8tates over tbe territory of the Fort Riley military reservation. An act to authorise the - erection of a bridge across the Kansas river at Kansas City, Kan. - , An act supplemental to an act to authorize mutual fire insurance companies to provide for a guarantee fund to increase tbe security of its policy holders. Authorizing an additional justice of the peace in each of .the cities of Kansas City, Kan., and Wichita. An act preventing persons from unlaw fully weai ing the badges of the G. ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 14 March 1889

(i If STORE. WE HAVE A FEW WORDS TO SAY REGARDING- Foremost among the many goed things at 74 Next, a Fine, Pebble Goat Walking Shoe, ( Elegant and Stylish,) JX S OB1TTS. To crown all, a Ladies' Fine, Dongola French Kid Shoe, i& At $2.98. We have a liberal supply of these goods, but at prices they cannot last long. Headquarters for Ladies, Children's and Lien's And for Dry Goods, acker THE BUM COUNTY DBHtllT. WILL E. STOKE, (Office in Opera Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS LOCAL NEWS. Before you forget it register. There were more farmers in town Saturday list than for many a day. Sale bills, horse bills, and all kinds of job printing cheap at this office. Everything is lovely and the wild goose flies" high on his northward way. Mr. Cook, with his street sprinkler, has been doing efficient work on Main street. . ' C. V. Howell, from Pawnee Hock, .was a caller Saturday. He says his wheat looks nice. Messrs. Leitner,"Byrani and Lewie, three of Pawnee Rock's citizens, were in the city Fr...

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. — 21 March 1889

B A 7 VOLUME V. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 1889. NUMBER 51. TO vcm DEMOCRAT. GENERAL COMMENT. Thk' constitutional prohibitory amendment was defeated in New Hampshire on the 12th hist, by nearly a two-thirds majority. Under democratic administration four new states were admitted to the Union. Harrison cannot possibly do as much. Garden City closes her books for the registration of voters on March 23d. The 22d is the legal day tor clos ing the books. "Public office is a public trust," is no longer the guiding motto at the execu tive mansion. Under the Blaine re gime "Public office is for public plun der" will have a four year's run. Pratt Beqister. An editor's wife never goes through her husband's other trousers pockets to strike a package of love letters. Edi tors are not like the wicked, unfaithful men of the world editors rarely have the other trousers. Printers1 Ink. Mr. Parneli. and others have now brought civil suits against the London Times asking damages in the su...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 21 March 1889

'H. BT02CE, Editor and Pxopstetoi GREAT BEND. - KANSAS THE WORLD AT LARGE. Sammary of. the Daily News. r IS EXECUTIVE 'SESSION. r Whin the Senate met on the 11th Sen ator Beck appeared and took the oath of office Tor his third term. A abort reces was then taken and upon reassembling a number of nom inations were received from the President, which were referred, and the Senate ad journed. The nominations sent in were: Minister to Spain, Thomas W. Palmer, of Michigan; Minis ter to Japan. John E. Swift, of California: Min ister to Switzerland, John D. Washburn, of Massachusetts; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, George Tichnor. of Illinois. Soon after the Senate met on tbe 12th a message was received from the President sub mitting the papers in the Louis Reil case. The standing committees were elected and several select committees appointed by resolution. A long debate was had on the motion of Senator Payne to strike from the list of select commit tees the one "On Relations with Can...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 21 March 1889

SHE : BARTON COUHTTDEIIOCEAT. 457. 3. CTOSS, Editor en S rroyrietor. . ORE AT BEND. . . -: KANSA' THE WORK OF A LIFETIME, In the flush of youth's beginning, ' When renown seems worth the winning 67 a score of schemes accomplished ' . - Ereihe eve of life draws nigh. , Then the mind surveys with pleasure, All the length of life and leisure Tot researches carried forward ' To completion ere we die. jlut the march of time incessant, yroves our hopes are evanescent, ' And the plans of finished labors Dwindle down to two or one; 'Strange delays, all unexpected, - One by one appear, detected, - And the more we do, the greater Seems the task that lies undone. Still, as year to year succeeds th, Each in turn more swiftly spcedethj Fifty years soon fly behind us. And are dwindled to a span: Still the fljial day draws nearer, .And the truth grows ever clearer That a life is all too little . .To complete the cherish' d plan. . , hat remains? Shall we, defeated, Trom the project uncompleted , D...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 21 March 1889

OFFICIAL COUNTY PAFZH, OF DAttTCrJ COUNTY. ! THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. (Office in Opera Block) ; GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. PUBLISHED WEEKLY WILL E. STOKE, Editor and Proprietor, Entered as second class matter at the Great Bend Kansas, postoffice. TERM OF SUBSCRIPTION CASH. One year ..".......$1.50 Six months Three months... sWAH advertisements or communications, to ob tain an insertion in the Democrat, must be nanaea in by Wednesday noon of each week, at the very latest. Good men for the places, regardless of politics, should be the desire of every voter in Great Bend. The boomers in Oklahoma will create a demand for all the surplus pro duce Kansas can produce, and thus will good come out of evil. The, boomers will not get into the territory in time to put in crops this year, and therefore will have to draw from the plenty of their neighbors. Kansas is next door, and can the easiest furnish what they want. Drop, drop, drop go the democratic heads with a "dull, sickening thud that brin...

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. — 21 March 1889

3f 1 I ) ;the onnTo:i coo:ity m:km. WIIiIj E. STOKE, r" '.rr J3ciltOi CLXxdL 3Esaoj5xiotorl - (Office in Open Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS JiOCAL NEWS. - There is little "ring,'. A dandy little thing, By "Stalwarts" nude, and polished, and combined; - But the people am disgusted : - - With the ring, and they will "bust" it, And scatter all Its fragments to the wind. Everything is lovely and the wheat grows high. . " Rainfall for the past week, in this couiity about four inches. ; Fresh vegetables are now not an un usual sight at our city groceries. - Goose and duck bunting is said to be good down on the Salt Marsh. Sunday was St. Patrick's day in the corning. Glad you found it out? Registration books open until ten 'clock to-morrow (Friday) night. Jim Wood, of the third ward, is a candidate for justice of the peace. How would Will Osnrond do for the school board, from second ward? -: . . - Tramps are becoming more numer ous as the warm weather approaches. Those of our city neighbors ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 21 March 1889

OKLAHOMA. frolnters "Fox Those Looking To ' ward the Promised. IancL ; - Prodis Ion of theHomMted anil Tb wnSI . Xsrs Decriition ttt tha LandvVhjt the ladln AppropriatloOi1 j Provides. ,, v V Th Homefteid Lw. " y t"or the benefit of these who are not f a snili&r with the Homestead ' laws, a brief tat comprehensive abstract is herewith presented,' giving the conditions nnder which the Oklahoma lands may be entered nd settled. The Timber Culture and Pre emption laws not being applicable to lands in the ne r Territory, no one can obtain a patent for-naors-than-lSOaoraar- -Subjoined an the rules which govern: " '.' Section ,289. KVry person who is the head I a family; or win as arrived at the age of twenty-btod yfirfarA is af cltfzqnprlidtedi States,' or srhp ha filed hUi dehiratioa of in--tention t bohqasuch as reqalredjb j the'uat--wraliratlon lawsJ?Jl be entitled to enterons smarter section or sT less quantity of unappro priated public lands, to he located in a body in conformity...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 21 March 1889

. THE BEEF 4pONVENTpN. XZoik of;Uw?Intest1a peel f Tli irleml XToi of the Inter-St sla Peet Cvinblne cooierence u . fecond Day WAat jtue Conference Iuisllla&lIt teef com- Dine legisiaiiT j vjr sen tat ion and consideration- of,; various bills and resolutions, bat nothing definite was accospUshed aud arecea was taken until the afternoon: i v- I The 'nfternooa: sessron opened I wita the report o the committee cn resolutions, which was as follows: ... , You committee would ..respectfully report the resolutions referred to the committee hack with the recommendation that they lie on the table, and beg leave to suggest, as the confer ;; enco was called in , reference to ;th-. beef and. pork combine,, or. trust, ras designated in the Kansas resolutions, is all that there is for the convention to consider, and in the opinion of your committee' the-' only effective way to reach it is by . legislation, fj the same can.be done without encroachment upon the organic law of our land.' - t U. ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 21 March 1889

WE HAVE A FEW WORDS TO SAY REGARDING Foremost among the many goed things is a Ladies Fine Opera-toe Slipper, at 74 cts. Next, a Fine, Pebble Goat Walking Shoe, ( Elegant and Stylish,) 98 CS1TTS. To crown all, a Ladies' Fine, Dongola French Kid Shoe, 2.98 T-X U $2.98. We have a liberal supply of these goods, but at prices they cannot Headquarters for Ladies,- Children's and Men's And for Dry Goods, THE BARTON COUNTY DEMOCRAT. WILL E. STOKE,' Editor and Proprietor, (Office in Opera Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS LOCAL SEWS. How the political pot do bile! The first hail storm of the season came Sunday afternoon. , Register today or tomorrow, if you want to vote next Tuesday. After this week no more clubbing offers will be found in the Democrat. Ladies, you had better register. You will want to vote next Tuesday. See Mrs. Lowrey's advertisement of new spring millinery goods in another column of this paper. Don't get scared, people. Every little cloud that comes up will not brine rain to dr...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 March 1889

VOLUME V. GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1889: NUMBER 32. THE OEHSUS OF 1890. , Yankee curiosity is proverbial, foreign humorists are fond of mak ing fun of our inquisitiveness, and have much to say about the "pumping process" through which an American is sure to put a stranger, no matter when or where he meets him. Is this national characteristic wholly to be condemned? Idle curiosity prompts a good deal of questioning, it must be confessed, but, after all, this is better than the selfish egotism which makes one indifferent to the opinions and history of others. 'If our critics wish ed to fortify their charge that Ameri- " S ..f.li.1 - ' cans iare an luquisiuve peopie mey might point to our last census report, --probably the most costly and exhaus tive work of its kind ever puplished, a veritable mine of information, whose value cannot easily be estimated. The next census will not be inferior to its predecessor. We glean from an interview with Congressman Cox pub lished in...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 March 1889

a .' mRion. couiiH deocbi?, 7X1 C7CZ3'XIIItor and Proprietor. -CHEAT BEND. - . KANS' THE WORLD AT LARGE. Comrttary of the Dally ITews. r . EC EXECUTIVE SESSION Iw tbe Benato on the 18th resolutions -were offered and referred authorizing the Com anlttee on Woman Suffrage, and tkfe library Oommlttee to sit during recess. Senator Gib son's resolution for the appointment of a select committee on our relations ' with Mexico, after some debate was referred. Senator Call's aresolution for the appointment of a similar committee on the relations between the United States and Cuba and the West India Islands 'was also debated, and after a short executive session tbe Senate adjourned. In executive session, William Walter Phelps. John A. Kasson an George H. Bates were confirmed as Sa anoan Commissioners to the Berlin conference. Among tbe nominations sent in by the President were: Smith A. Whitfield, of Ohio, to be Second Assistan t Postmaster-General; A. D. Hasan, of .Pennsylvania, to be Third ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 March 1889

fHB'BABTOir COOKTI-DBECCRAT. T7.'J2SXOE3St ZUUtor and Proprietor. URE AT BEND - - - KANSAS 1 TME OLD ; STONE HOUSE. , jTTheoId stone house Is standing still, - ' ' " Jast as it did, dear May, ., , . ' . When great-grandmother moved about ; v ; ' la peaceful happy way. ' .--',,' But from the windows deen ud UA. ' - ,No smile tons Isgiven;, The face that met us at the door " ' . i ! Is smiling now in Heaven. ; - Grandmother, too, who won our hearts With thick, well-buttered bread, ; , Spread deep with sugar on the top, " '' Before we wen to bed. : : ... ,; , i - ' , " And who such stories used io tell, ' " '". As pleased onr childish ears. ' f Alas ! sleeps now among the dead, Far from this Tale of tears. Ckme are the tiny panes of glass ' . VAJ. i . . nr:m. l i . T7t .1... VUI a VIUBO M TV iU 0, IUIUO HMD V f L OiAl By Onr happy childish flames. -.The dear old stoop Is growing weak 11 ' w hero onoo we took onr tea , On pleasant summer afternoons. A fUitt KWO UU Pear mother played the...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 March 1889

G7Fic.ni. ccursro pnsn, OF DAHTOn CCUI3TV. THE BART011 COUIITY DEMOCRAT. (Office in Opera Block) GREAT BEND, : KANSAS. EHD OP VOLUHU FIVE. With this issue the Democrat closes its linn year, we nope inas our renti ers feel and believe that our efforts to improve the paper have been success ful, and that it is now a better paper than when we took hold of it, in March 1887. We have endeavored . to please you in every respect, and feel that our enoxxs nave oeeu . reworucu, us wo increas of names on our , subscription list would indicate.. Our effort in the future will still be to furnish just such a paper as every man in Barton county will want in his household, and such a paper as every business man will desire to use for the purpose of reaching through an advertisement the best npouie of Barton county. We are bound to give you value received for your money. The people of St. John are preparing to bore for the hidden treasures of the earth. . ' The registration of voters in Fort Scott ...

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. — 28 March 1889

THE BMlTC:i ' C011I1TY PE1.1QCIHT. WILL R STOKE, Editor axxdL FroprtotrOxv (Office In Opero Block.) GREAT BEND, - KANSAS. LOCAL NEWS. Apples are a scarce article now. Potatoes are coming up in price, we mean. - . Fred Evans, the . small rustler, is now with Theo. Griffith. Everybody go to Co. "BV enter tainment next Wednesday eve, at the opera he use. C. A. 'Hooper is having some elegant lettering done on the show windows of his drug store. Guy Selden, of Quincy, Ills, is here looking after the interest of his mother '8 property. A. S. Allen, is having his . interior elegantly 'frescoed. Thatis, Prof. Wells is whitewashing his basement store-room. Geo. H. Young, of the Farmers and Merchants bank, returned Saturday evening from Pueblo, Denver, and other points in Colorado. Dr. Royce came up from Topeka the first of the week to talk over mat ters concerning the next meeting of the American Coursing Club. Do you want to spend a jolly even ing?. Then go to the opere house Wednesday even...

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. — 28 March 1889

NEW KANSAS . LAWS. Umrnn off m General Nature Fautid by ne Lesiafjr.ture. Below will b found tbo title of the acts Of general character parsed by the late legislature. In addition to these 144 bills efspure . local nature passed: S. B. No. 1 8 relating to railway companies, maO. giving additional powers to the Board of SaUroad Commissioners and prescribing eertala utu.s and liabilities of railway companies. S. B. No 265, making appropriation t bay additional land and to rebuild ventilating lot2xes shaft at Osawatomie Insane .Asylum. , S B. No. 4 k creating the State Soldiers.' tVnne, providing for the management thereof aad making conditional appropriations there Sac. S. B. No. 413. relating' to mortgages on real pnipeny ana providing: a peuaiiy iui uumunr nag wastes by removing buildings or other im provements therefrom. S. B. No. 4. providing tor the condemnation i sites for couniy buildings. 8. B. No. 22. to repeal all laws making pre- saium rates taken by aa Insurance company a ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 March 1889

rhe Associate Justice of tne Snpreme Conrt Finally Succumbs to His Dl i Justice Fuller Aumrances the Deatlt and .... . Ulal.lf. , ,. ' VOOn AHJurn --- Washington. March 23 Jurtice Burnley Ustthews. of the Sapreme Coort, died at Ane ias coaugv the condition of Jus tice Matthews oc curred Thursday 'afternoon at three o'clock. In the morn ing he had been feel Ing quite comfortable and cheerful.. At that hour, however, the in tense pain which marked the period of decline, recurred and never left him until death brought relief. Dr. William W. Johnson - was sum moned, and the phys cian finding bis patient suffering so intensely, adminis tered opiates, which, toward morning, in duced ' a . sta e of simi-consciousness, in which he remained to the end. ' Occasionally he would partially revive and recogn:Zi those near him by a glance or a pressure of the hand, but a relapse soon followed. For a number of hours previous to his death be was unconscious. In his last hours the dying Justice was s...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 28 March 1889

A.rozr On aud after October 21, 1838, tr&laa leave Great Bend as follows, Tlx : eonre axst : No.2, Atlantic Ex ............5.17 p. nu No.4, New York Ex 4:30 a. aa. No. 6, Eastern Ex 7:1 a m. eons wxst. No. 1 , California Ex .... . ......... 10:18 a. m No. 8, Mexico and Arixona Express...... 9:41 sum No 5, Denver and Utah Ex 9:52 p. m OK&W . ' . LX4VKS. Express , .. ' 10:45 i m, m , AJUUVKS. Express ...,... .... 4:55 p. ................ W. TOBREY, Agent. 3o. 3P. AJUUTM St Ijouia Express .... Colorado Express ... ..... 11:55pm 0:30 a as DKPABTS ' 4:40 a aa . .. 100 pa E. W. Wayvaxt, Agent. 'St Louis Express Colorado Express.... All trains dally. ATTORNEYS. C. F. DIFFENBACHER, P. A. BANTA BirnUBlCHES UiHIA, UttorxacTj-c at Encrcj Office in Allen-Hubbard Block rooms and 11. THEO. C COLE. ELBICK.C. COLE County Attorney. COLE BROTHERS, ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office In Court House. ti9Counsel in German by Tneo. C. Cole. J. RICH CREEK, Attorney at Law and Rotary Public. Office over Moss' ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 4 April 1889

BARTON COUNTY. DEMOCRAT OFFICIAL PAPER OF BARTON COUNTY. VOLUME VI, GREAT BEND, KANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1889. NUMBED 1.. in if if ii.. h v 'THE TVOKLD AT LARGE. x Summary of the Dally News. IK EXECUTIVE SESSIOX. The Senate on the 26th confirmed all nominations reported from committees, among vthem Zachariah Walrond. Attorney, T. B. Nee 'dles. Marshal, and James Shackleford, Judge of the .Indian Territory: James Tanner, Com ;.miss4onerof Pensions. Many nominations were ;-sent In by the President, among them Francis K. Warren, to be Governor of "Wyoming Terri--tory; Benjamin F. White, to be Governor of IMontana: Robert B. Belt, of Maryland, for As sistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and tmany postmasters. The Senate on the 27th disposed of sev eral questions before it by leaving them before .-appropriate committees, and in executive ses sion confirmed Francis E. Warren Governor of ""Wyomias and Benjamin F. White Governor of Montana. Robert V. Belt was confirmed as -Commissioner...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Barton County democrat. — 4 April 1889

.: C01K1TY DEMOCRAT. Editor ft Proprietor. IITEIHID, . - - - - KANSAS. AFTER-DINNER WALKS. - rj Are Indispensable to the Fretem , . tloa of fiobost Health, ; f lifter dinner sit awhile, after sup t.:r walk a mile." That was. suitable c 'fIcs for the "good old times" when ulzaer was taken at noon. "The wise t .a changes his mind." We moderns I-ave' changed ours, and our habits Coo. The couplet may be changed to c:ilt the new circumstances. "After laacheon sit awhile, after dinner walk a mile." This advice is by no means cniversally. followed. It . may bo Coubted whether it is ' universally Civen or believed in. One thing, how ever, is certain; the "mile" and much more ought to be walked some time flurijg the twenty-four hours. Nay, It must be .walked if health is to be maintained. ' In-door air . can not be breathed all day long without serious Injury, nor can a sufficient measure of physical exertion be dispensed with. Nature is stronger than all the doctors end drugs in the world, ...

Publication Title: Barton County Democrat
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