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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 25 February 1886

IF YOU ARE WANTING BARGAINS IN LUMBER GO TO MILLER & THOMAS' YARD, 5B5Z m B 111 'Edited by D.'D. Hornaday, Co. Supt. w The aot passed by the Legislature a few days ago, allowing cities of the second class to make the maxi mum levy for school purposes fif teen miles instead of ten, is a wise and just one. Under the old law many cities wero restricted to a six months term of school, and cities which had longer terms were some times obliged to resort to legal strategy to lengthen the term. The teacher would receive an order on the county treasurer; he would sue the district; judgement would be confessed, and under a section of the school laws the district board would levy a special tax to meet the judgement. The new act means longer school terms, better wages to j teachers, enlarged facilities, and therefore give additional strength to ourfichool system. Perhaps the most fortunate super intendent in Kansas at present is Matt. Thomson, of Wabaunsee -county. A few months ago he was a...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

sCccLs - L.ct &IF WANTING A BARGAIN IN LTJMB MASTERING MATERIAL CALL ON MILLEB & THOM&S, KHNa sHaNgfln "VOL. 3. BILEISTE, DICBIIlsrSOlSr OOTJjSTTY, JBLAJSJSAJB, MAE. 4, 1886. 3ZQ. 37. ii -i i, -- ER AND A 1FTf W TllTTl r 111 I i k J t I ' i IJllJj aBKnmmaamtM-m - ' ! iliiiiiai nuiiiin.i h . rnmMMii rt f f Abilene Reflectok. Thursday, Mar. 4, 1886. B. L. eTBOTIIEK. UEXKV LITT3. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS' The recent speech of Senator Ueck on the silver question lias stired up the "gold bugs" to an extent never before known, for he dealt them some very powerful blows by the way of hard, solid filets. They have procured the services of Mr. Horace White to write a review of it which first appeared in the Xew YorK Evening Post, as now thrown broadcast over the country in the shape of a small pamphlet. 2sot being able to answer Beck's logic, Mr. White resorts to a species of ridicule, but it will not take the place of facts, Which they cannot quote, for they ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

ABILENE &EFIECTOB " PUBLISHED Br 8TEOTHEE & LITTS. CUBBENTCOMMENT. Experts declare that there are'auto graph letters of Mahomet among the papyri acquired in Egypt by Penier. The San Francisco Merchant gives statistics of exports of California wine, "which show a total export for 18S5 of nearly 4,500,000 gallons, or nearly 1, 000,000 gallons more than for 1884. A committee of the temperance party in the English House of Com mons has prepared two memorials to the Government, one demanding that the Government support tlie Sunday closing bill and the other favoring lo cal option, under Mr. Chamberlain's County Goverment bill. It is expected hat three hundred and twenty mem- jers of Parliament will sign the local option memorial. At a meeting of the House Com mittee on Invalid Pensions recently it was agreed that the bills extending the arrears of pensions acts, should be re ported to the House. Three reports will be made one recommending the extension of the arrears until 1888; ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

" -"J J. ABILENE REFLECTQB PUBLISHED BY STROTHER & LITTS. THE "CHESTNUT." Tho a Joke may be old and toothless and bald. It Is able to amhle about. -And ever is willing to come when It's called. For 'twill never, no never, wear out. The moss covered jokes which our infancy knew. Still are merrily flitting- around; They cheer up a fellow whene'er ho feels blue. Often making the rafters resound. Xet all hyper-critical pessimists cease Cryinjr "Chestnut." whenever the- hear -A. joke that's as ancient a- Athens in Greece, Just so long- us it tickles the ear! 01d Jokes, like old friends, are forever the best. And we're fond of these fossils of fun: Then lot us enjoy the old "chestnuts" with zc-t. .For there's nothin; new under the sun. T. Ti. Chryttal, in Uambler. HEROIC MEUETEIEE. Th9 True History of a Great French Athlete. ii. I was at one time employed in a Gov ernnient ofiice. Every day from ten mntil four o'clock I became a voluntary prisoner in a depressing ofiice, adorned -with...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

-- IF IN NEED OF LUMBER FIGURE WITH THE CHICAGO LUMBER COMPANY. f Abilene Beflector. r : Thursday, Mar. 4, 1886. A . TOOTHEE. """" STROTHER & LITTS, KDITORS AND PUBLISHERS- M1V YTTTfl- It is being -whispered arouna softly that Phillip Krohn is an aspirant for eongressional honors and if he can't get there then George Washington Eohrer is to loom up for Eepresenta tive. But it strikes us that to all such talk is but to look and Bead the answer In the stars, For they have no euch men there. Eepublican papers in all parts of the district are kicking against the renomi nation of Anderson for congress, but the Junction City Union comes to his aid with the following: The people of the district are for Anderson, and tuey warn, w awiu their business, trade them off. or the politicians -will It is estimated that the tariff reform bill reported to congress by the ways and means committee will, if adopted, work a reduction of taxation 10 the amount of $12,000,000, but that is only a fracti...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

Ito the Largest, Cheapest and Best Selected Stock of Lumher in the County call on the Chicago Lumber (hm$m.y MMgBfy Kg, )i ' i i r t CALL OK R. F. RUSSELL FOR LOW PRICES ON ALL KIXDS OF HARNESS. CEDAR STREET, SOUTH OF RAILROAD, ABILENE, KANSAS. New Western Kansas Lands ror Mle; and homesteads, pre-emptions and tlm fcerrt cultures secured by Wlllson & Hodshler. Attorneys, "Wa Keener, Kas. Office In Land Offlc Building. Correspondenco -will receive prompt attention. Referto Sheriff Miller, C.T. Estcs, j. s. "Wise and L W. MUler, Abilene, and Trejo County Banfc,wa Keeney. LOOAL AND OTHERWISE, Have your prescriptions compounded at Jobn M. Gleissner's Drugstore, east side of Broadway, rr. 3d street. 39-ly The "Owl" still hoots for D'Huy. B. n. D'Huy's court BrHead. ' clerk came out of Invest in Abilene real estate. It is a good investment? The farmers, "have not yet finished shucking corn. G. A. Croll has returned from his trip to Pennsylvania. Mrs. Dr. Austin and youngest are visiti...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

tSAnr person who takes the paper resr ularlv from the nost-office. whether directed to his name or whether he Is a subscriber or not, is responsible for the par. The courts have decided that refusing to take newspapers from the post-office, or re moving and leaving them uncalled for. Is crima facie evidence of intentional fraud- OVER THE WAY." 1 am called a queer old woman. Eccentric, I ought to say, (As the gold and gems in my coffers pllod. Form a halo around my way. Kcro in the heart of the city The populous, busy place 1 love to watch the stream ofllfo Between my curtains of lace. Away from the hard world's coldness, y fin the midst of perfume and song, I sit and watch, unaffected they say, . The hurrying, jostling throng. ' 5Iy home is a tnnrblc mansion, 'Hut over across the street. Astho' a hand too full had dropped It down at my very feet, Stands a tiny, one stor5- dwelling, Poor, but cozv and neat. And at one of the windows, small and clean, Blooms a blush-rose tall und swee...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

'-' f k IM i A -( ft NEW LAWS. A Complete U.at of New Lavs Passed at the Special Session of the Legislature. Folio wine are the enactments of the spe cial session of the Legislature, which met January 10 and adjourned February 20. These bills were nil approved by the Gov ernor, unless otherwise noted: S. C. 1. in rclnton to rallwav corporations, and author.zing- and confirming change of gauge in certain cases and municipal aid in eucb cases. S. B. 25. authorizing the Board of County Commissioners of Washinjrton County to pro vide u fund and appropriate the same for the purpose of building county buildings in said coin.iy. S. II 41. ceding jurisdiction to the Tnitcd States over certain lots in the city of Wichita as a cite for a Federal building. S. H.3, authorizing the establishment and maintenance of county high schools. H. II. 310, authorizing and directing the County Commissioners of Shawneo County to levr au assessment to build a Jail and H. B. 113, authorizing and directing the...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 4 March 1886

i' 5 1 F YOU ARE WANTING BARGAINS IN LUMBER GO TO MILLER & THOMAS' YARD, X4 EDUCATIONAL COLIN. Edited by 3). D. Hornaday, Co. Supt. Ltt there be a general tarn out of teachers at the Abbey school house Sat Btday, March 13th. The school laws relative to the sale of ichool lands, have been go amended as to prevent the sale of said lands in unor ganized counties, and until the expira tion of three years after organization. During the past two weeks the fa mous Blair educational bill, has been dis cussed in Congress. The bill provides for the appropriation of a larger sum of money to the several States in propor tion to the illiteracy as shown by the census. f IT To Teachers. Never allow a child to read a single sentence unnaturally. Listen to the merry voices of children on the play ground. What emphasis! What melody! What harmony! The greatest elocu tionists have discovered the true princi ples of reading by observing the little children. Hope, Dillon, Banner City and Carl ton, ar...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

SIF WANTING A BAEGAIN IN LUMBEK AND PLASTERING MATERIAL CALL ON MILLER &THOMAS, ABILENE KANSAS.- ? REFLE u A.BILE1TE, DICKIiTSOnsr OOTJ3S"TYs BZAJSTSS, MAR 11, 1886. VOL. 3. NO. 98. THE ABILENE CTOE ilHffimXnfnB1 U ( Abilene Reflectok. Thursday, Mar. 11,'"1886. . Z. mtOTBEB. HENBT LIITS. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND PUBLIS HERS- i "Sister" Molloy. On January 23d the city of Spring field, Missouri, was thrown into a wild state of excitement by the discovery of the nude body of a woman found in a-well not far from that city. The body was found to be the wife of George Graham, and as Mrs. Molloy was Graham's warmest friend she has been implicated in the murder. Graham waived his preliminary trial and his case will be tried at the May term of Court. Mrs. Molloy it will be remem bered held a revival meet here some time ago, and her earnest talk started many on the road to the celestial king dom. The following from the Peoria (1110 Journal shows how depraved the woman is and how ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

53TAH communications for this paper should be accompanied t-tho name of the author: nut necessarily for publication, but as an evidence of good faith on the part of tho writer. Write onlv on ono side of the paper. Bo particularly careful in giving Tjamcs and oates to have the letters and fig ures plain and distinct. 'A LESSON FROM THE CRADLE. The little one sits in his cradle. With his playthings 6trewn all around, He handles them jrently. one by one, Then drops them down to the ground. Tor his dear, little, helpless fingers Notoneof h's treasures can keep. They rnni-li all from his feeble clasp And the baby is fast asleep. Our life at its best is so narrow. Its limits so quickly are found; As the cradle shuts In the baby, . So closely it horns us around. We sit in the midst with our treasures, And hold them with tenderest care, But our clinging hands can not keep them And our arms grow empty and bare ret could we but know they are near us, We shall have them to love and to keep. We...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

J A i THE RIGHT OF REMOVAL. "Views of the Minority of the Senate Judi ciary Committee on the Question of Ue mnval From Office. Wasiiixgtox, March 2. The minority report of tlie Senate Judiciary Committee or. the Dnstin case is three or four times aj long as he majority report, and embodies no resolutions, ifr. Fus;h asked that the report be printed and placed on the calen dar, and Hwas not read in the Senate. Tiie report says that when President Cleveland came into office he found about 95 per cent, of theoflices filled by .Republicans appointed as a reward for party services. The party to whom the President owed his nomination and elation had been exiled from all nartici- Jurisdiction of the Tnited States presents pat on in the civil administration of the Gov- ? a matter for the urpent and earnest con ' , ..ii sideratlon of the executive and Congress. In eminent for nearly a quarter of a centnry,and jrcyflrst annual message, upon the assem the irienus and .supporters of the Preside...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

IF IN NEED OF LUMBER FIGURE WITH THE CHICAGO LUMBER COMPANY, Abilene Beflectob. Thursday, Mar. 11, 1886. V. &. tTXOTHBR. HWBT LITTS. STROTHER & LITTfa, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS- The President has appointed Brig adier General Alfred II. Terry, to be v,inr r:OT1pmi. Vice "Winfield Scott Hancock, deceased. Secretary Lamar is credited with having lately rebuked Colonel Ingersoll for his aggressive infidelity, and ex pressed a hope that he will someday become a Christian preacher. The local election held at Ottumwa, Iowa, last week resulted in a victory for the Democracy, the entire Democratic ticket being elected. Straws show vhich way the wind blows. In the Kansas state senate there are nineteen lawyers, five bankers and only five farmers, yet there are 200 farmers in the state to one lawyer or banker. Farmers should not wonder that law yers and bankers get all the turkey so long as farmers themselves elect these two classes for law makers. Fred Douglass, the celebrated colored o...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

77 ''V - J--'-- A $y- f f AnVyr' jf Os.oe4, " "" -" 4 For the Largest, Cheapest and Best Selected Stock of Lumber in the County call on the Chicago Lumber Company, Abitese, E& X - V J A '-( CJLLL OX R. F. RUSSELL FOR LOW PRICES OK ALL KIXDS OF HARNESS. CEDAR STREET, SOUTH RAILROAD, ABILENE, KANSAS. t I BM OF New Western Kansas Lands ror eale; and homesteads, pre-emptions and tim bered natures secured by Wlllson Hodshler. Attomej-B, "Wa Keeney, Kas. Office In Land Offlcs BtilMlnjj. Correspondence vlH receive prompt attention. Refer to Sheriff 31 lller, C. T. Zates, 3. 8. Wise and I. W. Miller, Abilene, and Trego County Bank, Wa Keeney. T. H. left for business. B. H. D'HUT, Pn. G. Opposite Depot. Malott, of the Citizens Bank, Bedford, Ind., Tuesday, on Judge Guthrie will preside over the District Court Friday and Saturday of this week. Henry Litts is absent this week in specting the K. T. Commanderies of this districts. LOOAL AND OTHERWISE. Have your prescriptions compounded at Jo...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

7 f t ABILENE MFLECTOB - ' PUBLISHED BT STROTHER & LITTS. GUBRENT COMMENT. The Finance Minister reported to the Dominion Parliament recently that the public net debt of Canada on March 1 was $208,500,000. The New Jersey Supreme Court has decided that the act under which the State and local boards of health were organized is unconstitutional. The wheat plant in Kansas, "West ern Missouri and Eastern Nebraska is reported to be in good condition, but the acreage is largely below that of last year. TnE Army Appropriation bill as re ported to the House, appropriates for the maintenance of the army during the next fiscal year the sum of 823, 887,588. The President has approved the acts removing the disabilities of Alexander Stewart, of Mississippi, Edward G. But ler, of Missouri, andThomasL. Rosser, of Vinrinia. The Western Union Company has concluded to pay the amount of back tax on the capital stock called for by the judgment under which the general offices of Broadway, New York, we...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

V J u X V ABILENE liEFLECTOR PUnLIGHED nv RTROTHEB & LTTT S. THE SONG OF THE JOKE. "With hair all tumbled and tossed. With brain top heavy with fun, A. funny mun sat m his dingy den, Trylnsr to make n pun. "Write! wr.tc! write! Hnlf hid in tobacco smoki! -And still with a voice of dolorous pitch He sans "Tho Sonu of the Joke." -JoVo! Joke! joke! While the printer yells, "Cop-ee" .And iokc joke joke. With never a smile of jjlee; .And It's, 0. to be a clam In the restful mud to lurk. Where American humor never comes, If this be Christian work. St. Louis Glohe. AN ELEPHANT HUNT. THow to Surely Bring the Monarch Down. -An American Traveler's Story of the First One He Killed Manner of Trapping the Jleait for Showmen Sajjacl- ty of .Elephant in Labor. "The day I shot my first elephant," said an old British Indian, "will always be a red letter day in my sporting calen dar. It was in the Island of Ceylon, lhat pearl of the Indian Ocean, lying at rthe foot of the great peninsula of Ilin ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 11 March 1886

IF YOIT ARE WANTING BABGAINS IN LUMBER GO TO MLLER & THOMA'S YARD. DESCRIPTION OF 1 Grown and For Sale by FIIsTLBT, ABILENE, : : KANSAS. TO MY FEIENDS AHD PATRONS. In sending forth my annual De criptive Catalogue of choice Seed Potatoes for 1880, 1 avail myself of the opportunity t thank my friend and customers for their hearty sup port and words of encouragement in the past, and to Bay I fully realize that the success of my customers is my gain, their failure my loss. Tharo fore, it is for my interest to select only those varieties that giro the best general satisfaction. It certainly should he the aim of every farmer to plant none but pure feed of the best quality, as that only can give him good crops. Then, is it not too great a risk for a farmer to attempt to save a dollar in buying cheap seed, when it may cause hun dreds of dollars loss in the crop pro duced. KEF Remember, diligence, method, close observation and prao tical attention to details are more certain to bring pro...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 March 1886

v- 1 ,Jio3&' ffljZ txs-J WtL.ceV' ScSftlFjWANTING A BARGAIN IN LUMBER AND PLASTERING MATERIAL CALL ONMmiK & TBQ3HAB, ABIEEME, KWSgfrp Nil B J ' ' ' - C I ? e k i si s . y .. k . HI l: a. T( - i j & 'jS s y g ft - a j,JL-fl yy jl y JHui .IE. A.BILEISTE, DICKinSTSOT OOTOSTTY, KAJSTSAJS, MAJ. 18, 1886. YOL.-3. :wx 39. mT" n RE ;' Abilene Eeflector. One Year of Democratic Bule. Thursday, Mar. 18, 1886. H. L. 8TB0T1IER. HEXKY LITIS. STROTHER & LITTS, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS' Obstruction. That is all the attitude of the Senate with reference to Presidential appoint ments and removals amounts to. Ob struction! Assumption that the peo ple did not know what they wanted when in Xovember, 1884, a majority voted that' the Republican party must go! If that was not the meaning of their vote, what, pray was its mean ing? A Democratic President and Demo cratic Cabinet are not all that are wanted to constitute a Democratic government. To reach that consum mation there must be Democrat...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 March 1886

--,- -ABILENE SEFLECTOIi PUBLISHED Br STEOTHEB & T-TTT- OXJBRBNT COMMENT. Recently the Russian Government expelled a number of foreigners, mostly Germans, from Courland. Queen Victoria has commissioned Profr Von Angeli to paint hera portrait of Prince Alexander, of Bulgaria. John W. Oliver, the founder of the order of Sons of Temperance, js now editor of the Yonkers (2. Y.) Stales- man. Miis. Benjamin Harris Brewster, wife of ex-Attorney General Brewster, died recently at her residence in Phila delphia. The cattle drive from Texas in 1886 will reach, it is estimated, three hun dred thousand head. Several herds are now read' for the trail. The House Education Committeehad a sharp fight over the Blair Education al bill, recently passed by the Senate, and finally voted to table it. This prac tically killed the bill. In New York City during the past year 75,042 persons were arrested, 53, 683 were held for trial or summarily convicted, and of this number 36,432 were males and 17,251 ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene reflector. — 18 March 1886

J f IBILBHB REFLECTOR PUBLISHED BY STTJOTTTF.R & T.TTTS. ODE TO A NEW INFANT. Alas, poor little kid. How youn? and fresh you arol You can not chew your quid, Nor smoke the vile cigar: Jlut you can lie in bed. And bellow like a calf. -And wnjryour hairless head Until you make us laugh. .And you can howl at night. And muke your poppy bound Trow bed in costume lijrht. Ar.d tote you round and round. And you can kick and scream. And have the gripes and colic, And wake us from our dream With noises diabolic. Ah. frisky juvenile, Thoujrh Joyous now you bo, "With milk and castor ile. And pap and catnip tea, 'The time nt length will come When you must "up and jrit,' And earn your daily crumb. By toll or trade or wit. Just like the rest of us. Ephralm llwjoinit, in Puck. STORY OF A SLAYER. Its Mate's Regrets and Self-Congratulations. He "was leaning against a pile of lum ber, the sunshine dropping its warm blessings upon him and the breezes of the bay kissing his ruddy faee, which was fri...

Publication Title: Abilene Reflector, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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