South Kansas Tribune from Independence, Kansas on March 13, 1889 · 2
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South Kansas Tribune.! "Traitor Plumb," shouted the : Kansas City Times. "Traitor Plumb," echoed the Star and Kan- mn, the weakling imitator of the Times, and the organ which de- The disgusted Dakota friends of ends the contemptible hanging of r c : - m: : I iur x luiiiu in euJKjr. aui ai io on W. T. & C. YOE Proprietors. Wednesday, March 13th, 1889. 05 TO OKLAHOMA. Mr. Streiker" treasurer of West Cherry, has tendered his i resigna tion, and intends making a trip in to the Territory "to look around." Warren Miller, Joe McNeal and others, of Parker, were in on Mon- SOUTH KANSAS COXFEKESCE. o List, of Appointments. o I5DEPE3DE5CX DISTRICT. J. A. Hyden, P. ., CLerryyale. Altamont, J. P. Slaughter. Caney, W. E. Means. redarvnlo - O. T? Rrvnt VyUUt'tCSBLLiail CUnUECf. Ml XlilLlUlB. I " . . I 3 a -a ,i -vii 1 I w - a Tv, w w one could expect of the Strr and ay, arranging to go to me usiano- chanute. J. W. Stewart. u , e d&uh uiui a -uvu iatui tutu- - . i . . 4i A , . I ..... : ix t it ir Kan unit "It bled Its Candidate, ma tuuuwy m lue uear lumre. vmuuk lutmi., n. muigiui. i i ' Part TTnward and other nrnminsnt ChanUnqua Springs, W. 8. Browning. JOnn A. MWU. wnuuui, Biimuuw - rhrrvTsJ. R T TfartnM the night before the election, and "a in Aruiu vree, were to chetopa, C. T. Durboraw, then sent its associate editor and start to the 1 erntory last Monday. Chetopa circuit, F. K. Flickinger. -i :i a - it- I Sfk ta mTorrit on nn tin A Fnnmorotn I coffeyvule, N. B. Johnson polls on Tuesday, urging them to al appropriately inscribed. Springer's name will not go down the ages surrounded by a halo of glory. The St. Louis Republic has al ready forgotten the great revenue wants John M. Palmer for Presi dent and W. C. Whitney for Vice, on the next Democratic ticket. reformer, Grover Cleveland, and knife the political nominee, Eaton, j and vote for the man Utely. W lth-out principle, but striving for pop- j ularity, it is now slobbering over B.W.Perkins, whom it formerly denounced. But Mr. Perkins will hold the Star and Raman's fulsome praise in as utter contempt as he did its lying slanders of the past campaign. Representative Townshend, of Illinois, is the second member elect of the next congress who has died Several other members are Berious ly ill. Pneumonia and over work during the last few weeks of Con gress has made invalids of many. The Farmers' Alliance, is the organization being boomed to take the place of the old Grange. The Alliance works with closed doors, The Leavenworth people are re joicing over another coal mine de volopment. The "Home Compa- aa did the Grange, and seeks, where ny " has struck the vein underly ing the city, at an expense of $27,-000. Visions of cheap coal and manufacturing enterprises float around that town now. President Harrison has nomi- via tart a . Palmov aF AfisVK UtW VA"kVlilVa M. ItlUiVl J V A-l. As-A as minister to Spain: John F. Swift, of Cal., minister to Japan; John D. Washburn, of Mass., minister to Switzerland; George C. Tichenor, of Ills., to be assistant secretary of the treasury. will go the same way. Business men . and farmers generally, have I found that secret trade organiza tions does not advance their inter ests. but often gets them into trouble. " A farmers ' club, , which Atchison Champion: The abuse meets openly, . and discusses the several Kansas City papers are I various means, to advance their in heaping on Senator Plumb will terests m a public manner, carries have no more effect on the people weight with it, and by open and of Kansas than a charity sermon free discussion will obtain the bene- would have on the Dockets of fits sought in many cases. The George Washington's bronze statue j trouble with the Grange, the Alii as it Bits looking up at the dome of ance, the Unions, etc., is that often thecapitol. I well meaning and honest workers are led into secret political con raoia liepublican: Ine action strong enough to control business and politics, just as did the Grange Ihe U range, while having as a basis some very good principles, was voted by the farmers as pos sessing no special merit or benefit which tney can 8ell out to ari actu. lor them, and was permuted to die, al 8ettler." The opening, of that and we doubt not that the Alliance Territory wnnlrt " tint. Wpfir. fho landless and the. poor but . is now r-c& ! t t t rt vot th cUnt. nn in vuejvuie clrcul1- Pear, snppiy. . -r Dennia, W. T. York. Oklahoma," and some people are I Edna, h. Cariyon. found who say that the opening of E1k City, J. w. D. Anderson, that Territory will not ininrA Mt City circuit. around denouncing every one who I independence, c. K. Bice. is ODDOsed to the oneninsr of Okla- Labette, Salem Hedges. A A. " - A J homa at this time. ' "' Southern Kansas'is not yet ready for the opening of a new territory on her border. If opened it will cause thousands to leave whatthej Oswego, R. P. Hammons. have, and chase the will-'o-the-wisp I Pern, Adolphns Graybeal. . rri -x i ' . . . I Sedan, Bascom Bobbins. Uv c4iWijr a uCD Wannetta. J. f!caer?9. snnnlv. mere musi De years OI pioneer-I H. A. Tncker, Financial agent Texas ing -and hardships before it is even Wesieyan college. as pleasant as it is here, providing the lands were as good. And then it is much as Mr. How ard said z . "The men who are going there generally are . well fixed here, and go. to get a new, place We again call attention to the coarse of entertainments under the auspices of the Y. M. C. A. They are not all lectures, as many have supposed. The next entertainment will be Miss Cora F. Lee, who comes very highly recommended and will give an evening of recitals and dramatic readings. She will be here Tuesday, the 19th. The next attraction will be the famous Drummer Boy of Shiloh, who will give two en tertainments. The first night will be facts about Shiloh, illustrated and explained, to gether with Drum Solos, mimicking the tramping of soldiers and the firing of small arms and artillery. The next and last will G. Paul Smith, the wonderful impersona tor, who gives two entertainments, with an entire change of program the second night. Season tickets may be had lor the remain ing five entertainments for $1.50. La Fountain, A. A. Horner. Longton, H. H. Harper, j Liberty, Jno. Williams. Moline, G. W. Coleman. Mound Valley, J. B. Gibson. Neodesha, Jas. Hunter. EMPORIA DISTRICT. ' .. " . Bernard Kelley, P. E. - i Burlington, R. H. Sparks. Eureka, A. Cullison. ; IORT SCOTT DISTRICT. , - ; , ' ; A. G. Robb, P. E. ' ' Cherokee, A. L. Scott. , Columbus, Hugh McBirney. Fort Scott, 1st Church, S. S. Murphy. " . ; Grace Church, W. A. Shanklin. Mound City, J. M. Iliif. . Parsons, J. E. Brant. j OTTAWA DISTRICT. ' Rneciallv hnomed to heln sneciil. I W. Cnanee, Y. a,. .r . J- v . r Baldwin, C. W. Gullett. tors, .town., companies, and tne I T0ia, j. b. Ford. commercial centers, like Wichita I Ottawa, E. c. Boaz, and Kansas Citv. Lands are now Welda, J. S. Budd , v j i.i j ! I Yates Center, A. McDole enough in Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas, where there are schools and society, . without robbing the next generation of its inheritance of cheap lands. r , 5 . , Jas. Murray, Supt., N. F. Tipton and D. J. M. Wood, missionaries in Indian Terri tory. - -; i- -; .'--; -i , WEST CHERRY ITEMS. . o BT A FARMER. O R. B. Handley has been real sick, but is out again stirring things up on bis farm, getting ready for plowing. Mrs. D. E. Turner has the earliest brood of young chickens in the neighborhood. The Newell boys have purchased the Bonham farm and moved on. They are bold money makers, as a great many people are not bold enough to live there, but these brave Republican boys are. N. A. Daugherty says he found his buggy was not large enough for himself and wife and little ones, so he sold it to A. Oralis ton and bought a new spring wagon. L. Calhoon sold 4 hogs that weighed 1200. Joseph Laduke has put up a steam corn grinder that is doing good work for the township. , R. Davis and D. Godown have returned from Oklahoma in disgust, and are willing to farm Montgomery county land now. Eaph Catron took a pleasant buggy ride with his best girl on Sunday. The Tribune is becoming more of a favorite in our township every day, we hear so many saying I can't do without it. Its ahead of all the nanera I ever read. Monday was moving day, lour lamuies an at once, mating vz loads oi iurmture on tne road all at the same time. This finishes the movine in our township. J. Wallick went to Independence yester. dav to attend court as a iurvman. Enoch Striker lost two calves caused, he thought, by feeding too much corn. ARMSTRONG. Died at his home in this city Saturday morning, March 9th, 1889, .Benjamin ol. Armstrong, aged; 46. years. two montns and la days. , n ,-!-,- An old pioneer, a prominent -citizen and a leading attorney has passed awar. In 1870, in company with his father-in-law Col. Bristol, Mr. Armstrong removed to this city, and erected the then largest and finest residence on the town site. His lungs were THE LAND OFFICE REMOVAL. The order of the General Land Office to close the U. S. Land office in this city, and the removal of the claves. like many of the rank and records to ToDeka. does not meet I weak and he came for his health, but as he I skull, over his left eye. ti i ii I - I - . : . I : v a , ai l I ai numa in me matter OJ filft of th Union T,ahor nartv werei nrl .nnrol n. t r,f k-v ""icu, uc iw au ouwyo pari, u . "s , ,1 I DUDlic anairs. Mr. Armstrong nnptiMl a maintaining the Othces to the UOV- Jaw oflice, and has been a practitioner in ernment, on authority of Receiver I the courts ot the nth judicial district since of Senator the Oklahoma bill was fair and just iast fall. and the people of Kansas have no censure for him. The abuse the Congressman Perkins Kansas City papers fling at him is did Kan sas a good turn when he got incor like the velDine of a nack of man. porated in the Indian bill, this i - . . . . , . - . gy dogs they howl because some-1 wlse provision, to keep the boom body has kicked them. erB, speculators and town company syndicates out of the lands recently ihe Winheld folks wanted anew purchased from the Seminole In jail lor uowley county, but Arkan- j dians sas City and the Other towns down- I "But until said lands are open for settle-ed Winfield'sjail bond proposition. ment h7 proclamation of the President, no TK. n.n. nm Tvl,noT,5,, . person shall be permitted to enter upon and . vy vvrwwu Mvr,. a aaaajoj j aa Atta . . . . . . t t - . .- occupy lue same ; anu no person violating The people need a new jail, but this provision shall erer be permitted! to they didn't Want it via. the bond enter any of said lands, or. acquire any Young, is only $40 per month, for each office, while the convenience to the people of the Land Districts would be great. "The cost to the government to do the business will be almost as great at Topeka, while it would cost the settler . several day 8 of time extra and consider able expense. "It is claimed by Receiver Young that the settler can go before the Probate Judge and make proof, but if that be the case, the Government would have to pay the Judge or have an agent 1871. In that year be purchased a farm on Elk river, and the following season made the first importation of thoroughbred short horns into our county. He was the first President of the Agricultural society, and worked zealously for the advancement of the agricultural interests. He has served the city on committees and as City Attor ney, and always with ability. , The fell de stroyer, consumption, had fastened itself upon him, and while he resisted its inroads with a strong determination, he at last quietly and calmly fell its victim. Mr. A. was among the oldest practioners at the Montgomery county bar, and yester day on motion, Judge Chandler adjourned court out of respect to his memory, and the members of the bar attended the funeral in a body, Services by Rev. E. C. Jacka. route. ngnts tnereto. , , , ... ; - , ... , :. ; 1 he bill also provides for a com Kansas has again been honored. I mission to negotiate with the Cher-1 there, and in the end it would cost On Thursday Vice-President Mor- okees and other Indians claiming the government and the settler as Liberty Review, ton sent a note to the U. S. Senate I lands west of the 96th degree, for much as to maintain the office in that he would be absent, and the I a cession of their rights, title and this city. Then, it should be the Senate immediately on motion of claim of whatsoever kind in and policy of Independence people, to Senator Sherman, elected John J. to said lands, on the same term's as seek to continue the Land Office in lngalls. ol Kansas, its President made with the creeks. When our citv. as lone aa it will, accom- ' ' l . . I " " . I :W f Phllllns nt rrhorn lnwnhln AitkA lat J TT. J v .t lV.t A f 1 I - I. .1 ..111 J A l A I . rt J yrn ten. Xie eervea BO emcieniiy I wiiuau yck w uo maue; uiuuaw iub kwiwb buu nut uo at I Wednesday from typhoid-pneumonia, and was durinsr the last Congress, that th ratified by the Cherokee lecisla- too ereat an expense to the Gov- buried Tuesday afternoon. Conrad Kaiser is busy on the foundation of the new Catholic church. It Is located on Main street, immediately north of the primary school house, and fronts to the east. It will be quite an ornament to that part of town. From Cherryvale Champion, . NOTES FROM STCAMORE. ' -. . .-. - ; 1 BT ROW AND THEN. Phinis Barnes, aged 14 years, was buried in the Sycamore Cemetery on the 10th Inst. His parents live two miles east of White- hair ford. It appears about ten days ago he was playing with some other children un der a winding stairway, raising up suddenly his head struck a sharp corner, crushing bis This caused his death. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. John Shelstead, on March 3d, a daughter.' To Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Burk, a daughter. We said last week peaches were not kill ed, but find on closer examination that a good portion of them are killed. ' Married, on Wednesday, March 6th, 1889, at Independence, Kansas, by Judge Hogan, Mr. T. B. Jolley and Miss Minnie E. Ham- bleton. The boys gathered in and gave them a farewell serenade the same night. J. N. Hawkins, LeRoy Coates and H. H. Hall started for the "Injun" country on Monday. A.' Adkisson has bought 40 acres of land from J. N. Hawkins. Mrs. Stevens' old residence is now safely anchored in Lay. It will be occupied by Mr. Mat Holmes and lamuy. Mr. Kable and Mr. Cv Daniels shipped three cars of stock last week, irom Lay. Frank Metz and Mr. Kable each shipped a car of stock March 11th. from Lay. - The Cabinet of President Harrison might have been improved in one name, if he had named neighbor Frank Metz, Secretary of the Treasury. Hut then we win torgive him, he probably never beard of him. Election Proclamation. The qualified electors of the Cifr of Indenend- ence. County of Montgomery, Plate of Kansas, ore nereuj uuvtueu ui&i on l uesaay toe Second day of April A. D. 1 889. there will be held in said City of Independence an election for the purpose of electing A Mayor of said city. A Police Judge. A City Treasurer. A Treasurer of the Board of Education. One Councilman for the First Ward. One Councilman for the Second Ward. One Councilman for the Third Ward. One Councilman for the Fourth Ward. one councilman for tne FUtb Ward. One Member of the Board of Education for lh First Ward. One Member of the Board nf Fducatinn fnr Ilia Second Ward. One Member of the Board of Education for th Third W ard. One Member of the Board of Education for the Fourth Ward. One Member of the Board nf Education for ih Fifth Ward. One Member of the Board nf Education fin- ecnooi District no. a, outside the city. i o justices oi uie reace. Two Constables. The following places for hnldincr said elMtinn. and the following Judges and Clerka are desig- First Ward. Citv Buildin?. Jmlnx O. Foster E. P. Doane and C Goodrich. Clerks, L. A. Y alter ana u. n. umuuin. ... Second Ward. Rock Titlanri T.nmhor Vanl Office. Judges, Win. Huston, P. V. Hockett and '. W. Hole. Clerks, A. L Canary and K. 8. Heady. Third Ward. HanW Mattreaa Factor. juures, j. i?. y ay, n. fiursi ana A. j. uagaman. cierits, v. v. Aeuson and ii. C Krnsberger. Fourth Ward. Old Court House. Judeea. O. F. Whitman, J. E. Vaughn and a Shafler. Clerks, r- i. aears ana a. itoeaiger. Fifth Ward. Office at Bowra'i MilL Jndi?a r.- r. uenway, a. v. emun ana yv m. isaner. Clerks, J. N. loUison and B. F. Nelson. Pchool District No. 5. outside citv. Caledonia Mill. Judges, W. R. Brown, 8. Bowlby and A. H. juoore. cierKa, a. uerntt ana J. iianuing. In witness whereof I hare hereunto net mv ignaiure in is itsia aay oi Marcn, A. u. issa. ; , H. H. DODD, Mayor. As attest mv siemature and the seal of nald citv .1.1. . . i. . r . r 1 . . . " uiia mui uay oi aiarcn, loan. 8KAU J. B. Ukoebbiu, City Clerk. ORDINANCE No. 90. An ordinance in relation to ringing the t ire ueu. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Councilmen of tne Vtty of independence, Montgomery county, Kansas. ... section l. any person who snail rlnar or cause to be rung the hre alarm bell of the City of Independence for any purpose other than in case of fire, or distress in which prompt united action oi ine aeparimeni is necessary, snail De deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be fined in any sum not exceeding 25. Provided however that the Mayor or the Chief Engineer of the fire department may grant permission for the ringing of said bell as a signal for closing the stores witmn saia city. 8 EC 2. This ordinance shall be in force and ' effect from and after its publication in the South Kansas Tbibumel . - Approved March 5th, 1889. President of the Council. Attest, J. B. UNDEBHILL, City Clerk. pubiisned Marcn istn, is. Notice of Final Settlement. DOWN GO THE PRICES. 25 to 30 cents per Bale, 45 to 50 cents per 100 pounds. 60 to 65 cents per lOO pounds. 45 to 50 cents per lOO pounds. 23 to 25 cents per bushel. 25 to 30 cents per bushel. 15 to 16 cents per bushel. E. P. EYANS, LA ma CiHiJlJIIUG FiiGomr. T8PECIAL PRICES IN XA-KOK IX)TK"l Baled Hay, Corn Chop, Mixed Chop, Bran, Corn, at Oats, at Coal, at FOR $3.00! AT William Clark's. SPRING GOODS. SPRING STYLES. SPRING PRICES. SPRING NOVELTIES. CANEY HEWS. .- o . BT BTRANGEB. -O members have again honored him. Senator Plnmb ia not only to be congratulated for the abuse of the Kansas City Times, but because some cowardly wretches in Inde pendence have hung him in effigy. All attentions of this sort from the kind of people who do it are the best indications that a man cannot be won by the sneak element. Leavenworth Times. ture, the lands will become a part of the public , domain, and the President is authorized to open ernment, if for nothing elee, than as an advertisement, it cost our city thousands of dollars to get it, said lands for settlement by procla- and as long as it will accommodate mation. But until said lands are ( the district it should be continued open, no person shall be permittedjin our city. ; Then too, .the offices T. H. SeweU, who for the past month has been forming a Butter and Cheese stock com pany among our citizens and farmers, informed us that everything is now fixed in good work ing order, and the plant will soon be in. Mr. Sewell is an untiring worker, and deserves to succeed, which his energy and work warrants. This enterprise we think will be a big card for Cherryvale and vicinity. , to enter and occupy, and violators forfeit all right to acquire title. Now, if any man loses a season's work by holding down an Oklahoma claim, or drags out a miserable existence, hanging on the ragged edge, watching, it will not be the fault of the Tribune. We urge all to put in spring crops ' then seed were kept at Humboldt, off of the Osage Lands, when they were first opened, and it would not be impos sible for Congress to order settlers on the proposed Oklahoma lands to make proof at Independence and at Wichita, until towns should be built up and society become settled in the pioposednew territory. The Fenstent importunity will not be the support for office. I'rrriJct Ilarrison' 7- The offices will be vacated quite wheat, and zather their corn next Department re-furnished the offices e 1 . .. f. . -.1 " I i i rn J - J lreeiy oy expiration oi term, ana November, before eoinf? into the um Territory to get a claim to a poor piece of sandy bottom. . or hard pan upland 'r it is not at all probable that Mr. Harrison will remove without giv ing a reason. He will not stab an officer's character as did Cleveland, but if he is removed for political reasons will have the courage to say so plainly handsome and costly furniture because the busi ness demanded it.- the Missouri and Kansas delega. tions have not troubled President The latest repon of Warden Harrison with formal demands for Smith, of the Kansas penitentiary, official favors just yet." Other shows that the earnings have been States have sent their Congress $20,000 greater for this year than men and Senators to present their the expenses. The management claims, but Senator Plumb says has been hiffhlr rrpditfthift t.n Wnr. "Kansas Kepuhlicans believe that the , r, ... T .. I President was in earnest when he gave no- den Dmitn. in no penitentiary are tice in his inaueural that he did not want to Washington Dispatch, March 8th. Congressmen Peters and Perkins, ABOUT APPOISTMESTS. ) accompanied bv Senator Plumb. ine Kansas uity ume says that called on Secretary Noble, of the Interior department, and invited From Caney Chronicle. The hand is rapidly improving under the ef ficient directorship of Professor Anderson, of Coffey ville. ;'i .' . ; 1 ; '.V r""' It is not the church bells that prompts the young men to attend church, but the church belles. - ? ' : . Eush and bustle is what makes a good town. Prosperity is knocking at the doors but will not force an entrance, ' The Havana Herald outfit was sold last Satur day at mortgagee's sale to R. B. Knock for S93. The paper will be published again soon. Some elegant music was rendered at the Hotel Hamption Tuesday night by Prof. Ander son, Frank Ashby, F. G. Dye and Mrs. VanPelt J. L. Boggs and R. C. Mason withdrew two suits that were pending in courts, and by arbi tration effected a settlement covering trans actions of three years standing. This is com mendable and the example should be followed by others. prisoners treated with greater consideration or greater efforts made to reform them ; they are treated humanely, are well fed, and cases for disipline are of rare occurrence. Instead of the prisoners being a financial burden to the tax payers, they have returned an income, and the labor has come the least in com- petition wun iree laDor that was possible. We would call attention of east era readers who contemplate atrip into the Oklahoma country, to the importance of Independence as an outfitting point. Our city is only 15 miles from the Territory line, and we have here the best horse and mule market in Southern Kan sas. Our dealers can supply Wag ons, Harness, Tents, Groceries, Meats, camp equippage, etc., at Kansas City prices, and then, In dependence is just the place where intelligent immigrants will desire to leave their families while the man of the house goes prospecting Rents are cheap, schools good and society moral. If you think of summering in the Indian country, c5me to Independence and outfit at lower prices than elsewhere so near the border. be bothered immediately with demands for official favors. We have no idea of being left out in the cold, nor suffering the least inconvenience in securing our share of patronage. We will take our chances." Congressman Perkins is report ed to have said : You cannot do your readers abetter service than to tell them immediately that taey neea not expect any subordinate ap. pointnients for at least two months. It will take almost that time for the President to fill the most prominent offices here in Washington, and no other offices will be considered until the machinery is first put into running order under the control of republicans. It is especially important that 55,000 fourth-class postmasters or seekers after these offices should understand that importunity will not hasten matters. i hey must wait, and may as well wait patiently. , . his attention to the recent order is sued and'about to be enforced by ex-Secretary . Vilas, discontinuing the land offices at Wichita, Independence and Concordia, Kansas. Under the order, as issued by the late Secretary, the land offices were to be discontinued and their records taken to Topeka, where there is not a foot of public land open to settlement. Senator Plumb said to Secretary Noble : "I reeard this order as an infamy and almost a' crime. It compels settlers in Southern Kansas and other remote portions of the State to travel to Topeka in - order to make final proof, as well as to appear in con test cases now pending. . I ask, and the Representatives of Kansas ask that this order be suspended until you shall have opportunity to in- From Coffeyvilte Journal. The band boys are getting out two programs for their concerts on the 18th and 19th, Monday and Tuesday nights, week after next W. O. Sadler, who has been one of the com mittee clerks In the State Senate, returned home on Monday evening. He looks the better for his winter's work. - . , The new bridge over Onion creek, near Dear- ing station, Is completed wit$ the exception of the approaches. It looks like a fine, substan tial structure. '.' The Farmers co-operative store recently organized here has received a charter and wiU soon get down to business. It will be merged Into the Farmers Alliance, the new organiza tion of farmers which has spread so rapidly during the past few months. Track laying would have begun on the Wag- oner extension this or next week had it not been for the recent Inclement weather, which greatly retarded the grading. An outfit of track layers had already been ordered to come here this week in anticipation of the completion of the grade. . Business in Caney is improving from one to five law suits per day. ; The long sycamore of Caney, S. M. Porter, came near getting knocked out of Ume last Saturday. The result was the defense fined to and trimmings, in all 813.50. Sam did not get a scratch. Club No. 101 is doing a flourishing business.; f Osage Brown's house is nearing completion, It will be a fine residence, , The city election is nearing, and the last ticket announced is for Mayor, C Shroder; Police Jndge, William Juby; Councilmen,' five of the Clan. ;( i ' : - A new fnmiture and undertakers establish ment will soon open up in Caney, on State street ' ':; It is to be hoped that the new councilmen will not follow the style of the old, by improv ing their own pioperty to the detriment of all others. Caney can't make a town until men that are willing to treat all alike have power. One sided views don't build towns. C 3. Brown and Bob Dunlap returned from a very successful hunt in the Osage country. It was all hunt and no game. The only thing badly hurt was a big oak tree Brown shot at for a seven-prong buck, and did not hit that. . Professor Nash has commenced his spring term of school with a large attendance. The Professor is giving good satisfaction. - D. K. Mitchel has moved to the country. John Hodges has got a new pair of pants. P. C Dash has moved to a farm. . .. Some think that Bill Godden is going to get married. He has rented Bob Howard's fine residence, v ' ; ' Gravely and Wassam were viewing the sights of 4th Avenue last week. From their move. menu thought they would buy some property in the city. STATE OF KANSAS,! s, Montgomery. County. Da' In the Probate Court, in and for said County. In the matter of the Estate of Barton W. Miller, deceased. Creditors and all other persons Interested in the aforesaid Estate, are hereby notified, that at the next reeular term of the Probate Court. in and for said county, to be be (run and held at the Court Room, in Independence, county of Montgomery, State aforesaid, on the first Mon day in the month of April, A. D. 1889, I shall apply to said Court for a full and final settle ment 01 saia estate. EDWIN BU8HNELL. Executor of the will and estate of Barton W. Miller, de ceased. March 13th, A. D. 1889. Administrator's) Notice. STATE OF KANSAS,! aa i Montgomery County,! In the Probate Court in and for said County. In the Matter of the Estate of John Elrod, De ceased. Notice is hereby riven that Letters of Admin istration have been irranted to the undersign ed on the Estate of John Elrod. late of said county, deceased, by the Honorable, the fro bate court 01 tne couniy ana state aioresaio. uaiea the 5th. dav of Februrv. A. D. 18S9. Now all person 8 naving claims against tne saia estate are hereby notified that they must present the same to the undersigned for allowance, within one year from the date of said Letters, or they may be precluded from any benefit of such estate; and that if such claims be not exhibited within three years after the date of said letters, they snau oe lorever Darrea. MARY E. ELROD. Administratrix of the estate or John juroa, ueeeasea. Independence, Kansas, February 14th, 1889. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS,) CQ ill it Lvriuvi J VUUUtJ,J Hiram D. Upton, Plaintiff; -vs. I Henry C. Perry, Sarah R, Perry, Lyman G. Mar tin ana w. tx. carson, ueienaanu. Bv virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivered, issued out 01 tne tievemn ju dicial District Court of the Bute of Kansas, sitline in and for Montiromery county, in said stale, 1 win, on eaturaay, tne 30th day of March, A. D. 1889, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Court House, in the City of Independ ence, in the county and State aforesaid, offer at EBOURQUIN'S Spring 1 Announcement. Thanking a discriminating public for their generous and continued patronage, we invite your future trade. We shall preserve our Strictly One-Price System, -And that price the lowest. We sell Best Goods on uig Market, 1 At prices which defy all competition In quality. SPRING GOODS: Ladies' and Men's Shoes. Cent's Fine Shoes. Boys" Shoes. School Shoes. We want your trade, and invite you to get our prices before buying elsewhere. E. BOURQUIN, - The One-Price Boot and Shoe Dealer, Corner Main Street and Penn Avenue. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS.1 g, Montgomery County, Neosho Valley Investment Company, Plaintiff, vs. William P. nites. Calysta M. Kites, A. W. Har rington and i. r. uutt, fer., ueieuaants. Bv virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivered, issued out of the Eleventh Judi cial District Court of the State of Kansas, sitting in and lor Montgomery county, in said Mate, 1 will, on Saturday, the 30tn day of March, A. D. 1889, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Court House, in the City of Independence, in the county and State aforesaid, oiler at public sale and sell to the highest bidder, for cash in hand, all the right, title and Interest of the above named defendants in and to the following described Real Estate, situated in the county of Montgomery, Huue of Kansas, to-wit: Lots one (1) and two (IX in block one fl). of Me- Innis & Andrews' Sub-division of the south half of lot No. sixteen (Hi), and the north half of lot seventeen (17). or Holman a buburban Addition public sale and sell to the highest bidder, for.l to the City of Independence. rasn in nana, an tne rutin, uue iuu luiercm ui the above named aeienaanta in ana 10 tne 101-lowing described Real Estate, situated in the county of Montgomery, State of Kansas, to-wiU Lots number sixteen flfi). seventeen (17) and eighteen (18), in Block thirty-seven (37), in the city or independence, Said nronertv levied on. and to be sold as the properly 01 tne aoove namea ueienaants. J. C HESTER, Sheriff. Sheriff's Office. Independence. Kansas, Feb ruary asm, 18. . F. H. Fostkb, attorney for plaintiff. Said property levied on, and to be sold as the property of the above named defendants. J. C HESTER, Sheriff. -Sheriff's Office. Independence, Kansas, Febru ary 27th, 1889. L.KBOT I EAI.K Ol BON, attorneys for plaintiff. BIG HILL ITEMS. -o - i ' BTrmXKFOD. i JUDGE C1IA35DLEE. We qnote the following compli mentary paragraph from the Girard Press, with reference to Chandler: Hon. J. B. Ziegler left on Monday to meet the legislative com mittees from the several states at St. Lonis to take into consideration the evils which affect the cattle vestigate the case and then we shall market, but especially the dressed To most of the people of Crawford eonntv tne cnange win oe a aisappointment. as they aid not desire to be detached from Cherokee county, nor to lose Judge Chan dler from the bench. He is an excellent judge, and as lone as he was willine to do ine worn iney couia see no good reason for taking Crawford county out of his district. He will be remembered for his many good qualities 01 neaa ana neart. ; The Kansas Farmer, an Alliance mugwump journal says : Judge Chandler is a working man and a competent officer. He wastes no time. He conuueta ine Dusmess 01 tne court as a mas ter mechanic does a machine shop ; every thing is in order and performing the work assigned to it. Twenty-five men like Judge Chandler could do all the business in the district courts of Kansas, and do it well. confidently expect that you will revoke the order." Secretary No- 11.. lw.-l4l al f 1 Judge Die inanKea ne genuemen ior can ing nis attention to ine matter ana said that as soon as time and opportunity enabled him to do so he will investigate the matter. Congressman Perkins says : "We expect that the order suspending Vilas' outrage will be issued within a day or two. We were not only satisfiedj but greatly pleased with our intetview with the Secretary of the Interior. He sizes up as a superior man." . The fast train mail service between Chicago and Kansas City, has been restored. beef combine. Mr. Ziegler is chair man of the House committee from this State, and with his experience aa a legislator, will be a valuable member of the committee. The proprietors of the Delmon ico and of the National Hotels, at Leavenworth, have both been sen tenced to jail for 90 days each and find $300 each and costs. They imagined themselves bigger than the prohibitory law, and that the new attorney would not prosecute 6uch high toned and elegant gen tlemen as they were. But they were fooled and will go behind the bars in diFffrace like any other criminals. Mr. Calhoun's family have the mumps. Mrs. Bates, of Western Kansas, is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Arthur Daney, of Parsons, was visiting Mrs. Hart's boys last week. Lee Hart left for Kansas City last week to stand an examination, aa he had applied for a position in the mail service. Mr. Potter has moved on his farm, and will teach the spring term of school at Fair View. . . Farmers are busy sowing oats. There will be a large breadth sown this spring. Mr. and Mrs. Helt are having chills. James Taylor has commenced assessing Drum Creek. ' G. M. Elmore thought he detected signs of hydrophobia in his dog the other day, so he employed a passing tramp to give bira a dose i cold lead. John Rider has rented the Cruse farm, and is keeping bachelor hall. Perry Hammer will pull the ribbons over the donkeys whilst your item grabber is at tending court.1 Mrs. Hummel's health is very poor, being confined to her bed a good deal of the time. The township is having the Blackford ditch filled. Died, March 8tb, Adda V. Taylor, age eight years and eleven months. We notice several of the item grabbers trying to locate Tom Anderson at Edna. It is all a mistake. Tom is snugly housed in Cherryvale, and we would not be much surprised if he wasn't aspiring to be the next mayor of the future great. . We noticed the pleasant countenance of Lnm Calhoun, of West Cherry, last Sunday in this neck of the woods. ; ' James Taylor's little ones have the whooping congh. Just as we were leaving for Independence we learn that Henry Parret died last Mon- dav and was buried by the G. A. TL of Cherryvale, of which he was a member. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS.1 R Montgomery County, Th Kansas Citv Investment Comnanv. naintiD, vs. Jennie C. Ralstin and date M. Ralstin. Defendants. By virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivered, issued ontof the Eleventh Judicial District Court of the State of Kansas, sit ting in and for Montgomery county, in saia State, I will, on Saturday, the . 1 3th day of April, A. D. 1 889, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Court Honse, in the City of Independence, in the county and State aforesaid, offer at public sale and sell to the highest bidder, for cash in hand, all the right, title and interest of the above named defendants, in and to tne lol-lowinz described Real Estate, situated in the county of Montgomery, State of Kansas, to-wit: The northeast auarter of the southwest quar ter of section one (1), in township thirty-three (:S3), range fifteen (lo) east. 8aid property levied on, and to sold as the property of the above named defendants. J. a HESTER, Sheriff. Sheriffs Oflice, Independence, Kansas, March n, JSM9. VOOK d U08SETT, attorney! ior puunuu. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS,! ca Montxomery County,) " . Neosho Valley Investment Company Plaintiff. vs. 8. W. Lockmiller and Emma C. Lockmiller, De fendants. By virtue of an Order of Pale to me directed ii nmivMWL lssuca onim ine r.wvenio judi cial District Court of the Btate of Ranxaa, sitting in and for Montgomery county, in said btate, I will, on fcatuniay, tne 30tb day of March, A. D. 1 889, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Court House, m tne v lty oi lnuepenuence, in the county and Hate aioreatd. oner at public Kale and sell to the highest bidder, for cash in hand, all the right, title and intercut of the above named defendants in and to the following dewrib- ed ileal KKtate, situated In tne county or Mont gomery, Hate or Kansas, to-wit: Lot five (M. in block etehtv-three KT). in the city of Independence. Said property levied on, and to be sold as the property of the above named defendants. J. C. HESTER, Sheriff. Sheriffs Office, Independence, Kansas. Feb ruary 27 tn, iss. LEEOI Mil Ol OllW. attorneys for plaintiff. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS,) SSL Montgomery County, Neosho Valley Investment Company, Plaintiff, vs. Malinda E. Marmaduke, Defendant By virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and deiiverel. iuea out oi tne tieveuin judi cial District Court of the State of Kaunas, sitting in and for Montgomery county, in said etate, l Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS,! ga Montgomery County, Neosho Valley Investment Company, Plaintiff, vs. Joseph H. Ritchie, Sarah A. Ritchie and Long- lieu Lumber company Defendants. By virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivei ed, issued out or the Eleventh Ju-dicial District Court of the State of Kansas, sitting in and for Montgomery county, in said Slate, I will, on Saturday, the 30th day of March, A. D. 1889, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Court House, in the City of Independ ence, in the county and State aforesaid, offer at public saia ana sen to tne nivnest maaer. ror cash in hand, all the right, title and interest of the above named defendants in and to the fob lowinsr described Real Estate, situated In the county of Montgomery, State of Kansas, to-wit: Lots nine (9) and ten fio). block one (1) Mcln- nisfc Andrews' subdivixion of sonlh half iota 16. and north half lot 17, Holman's suburban addition to the city of independence, Kansas. Said property levied on. and to be sold as the property of the above named defendants. J. C. HESTER, Sheriff. By F. C Moses, Under SherifT. Sheriffs Offlce. Independence, Kansas, Feb ruary -Z7th, 1889. XfEaOY r4 IAL et bun, attorneys for plaintiff. Sheriff's Sale. 8TATE OF KANSAS.) aa Montgomery County, The Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company (a corporation, rial nun, vs. John Elrod, Nancy A. Elrod and Angell Mat- tnewson, r. n. onyuer ana w. II. Taylor, partners as Angell Malthewson it Co., and F. M. Lair, Defendants. By virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivered, issued outof the Eleventh Judi cial District Court of the 8tate of Kansas, sit ting in and for Montgomery county, in said State, I will, on Saturday, the 23d day of March, A. D. 1SS9. at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the sonth door of the Court House, in the City of Independence, ia the county and State aforesaid, oiler at public sale and sell to the highent bidder, for cash in hand, all the right, title and interest of tne aoove named derenaanta in ana to tne following described Real Estate, situated in the county of Montgomery, Slate of Kansas, to-wit: The south half of the northwest quarter of section No. thirty, in township No. thirty-one south, of rantre No. fourteen, east of the aiilh Principal Meridian. Said property levied on. and to be sold as the property of the above named defendants. J. C. HESTER, Sheriff; By F. C Moses, Under Sheriff. Sheriffs Office. Independence. Kansas. Feb ruary 19th, 18s9. J. D. McCdb, attorney for plaintiff. will, on Saturday, the 30th day of March, A. D. 1S30, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Court Houne. in the City of Inietendence. in the county and State aforesaid, oner at public sale and sell to the hifftievt bidder, for raah in hand, all the nsrht, to tie and interextor tne aoove nurwl defendant in and to the following de scribed Real Estate, siuiated in the county of Montgomery, btate of Kansas, to-wil The southwest fractional quarter (VI of section numlxT nineteen (191, in towrmhip number thirty, one i31i sonth. of ranee number fifteen llSi eaut. containing one hundred and fifty two and 31-liXI acres, according to oovenimeni surrey. Said property levied on, and to be sold as the proiierty ol ine aoove muum ooemmui. J. C HESTER, bberiit Eheriffs Offlce, Independence, Kansas, Febru ary 27 tli, lisis. T.intnv KnuA Sow. attorneys tor plaintiff. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS,) ga Montgomery County, ' Neosho Valley Investment Company, Plaintiff, va. George L. Barlow and Louisa J. Barlow. ueienaants. Bv virtue of an Order of Bale to me directed and delivered, iiwtied outof the Eleventh Judi cial District Court of the Htate of Kansas, sttUn; in and for Montgomery county, la said btate, will on Saturday, the 30th day of March, A. D. 1839, at 2 o'clock p. to. of said day, at the south door of the Court Houxe, in the City of Independence, In tne county and btate aloreKaii, oner at public sale and sell to the hi chert bidder, for cash in hand, all the right, title and interest of the above named defendants In and to toe following: de scribed Real Estate, situated in the county of Montgomery, Btate oi Kansas, to-wit: Lou three (.Tl and fonr (4). In Block one (1). of Mclnnia A Andrews' bub-division of the south half of lot sixteen (16), and the north half (h.t of lot seventeen (17). of Holman s buburban Adop tion to City of Independence. Said property levied on, and to be sold as the property of the above namea aeienaanta. J. C HESTER, Sheriff. Sheriffs Office, Independence, Kansas, Febru ary 27th, 18H9. LEBOV suus con, attorneys for plaintiff. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS.) Fa .Montgomery County. Neosho Valley Investment Company, Plaintiff, va. Benjamin F. Hinds. Susan E. Hinds and Reece 1. jacuoo, ueieuuanta- Pr virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivered, ianued out of the Eleventh Judicial District Court of the State of Kansas, sitting in and for Montgomery county, in said Bute, 1 will, on batnruay, the 30th day of March, A. D. 1889, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the sonlh door of the Court Honse, in the City of Independ ence, In the county and Male Uimwl, oiler at rml.lie tale and sell to the hiehewt bidder, tor cash in hand, all the rivtt. title and interest of the above named defendant in and to the following described Real Eatate. situated In the county of Montgomery, btate of Kansas, to-wit: Lou So. ten (10) and eleven (11). in Block No. two (2), of Camon & Kaldwlu s feeeond Addi. Uon to the City of Cherryvale. Said property levied on, and to be sold as the ol ue aoove nameu ueienuanis. J. CHESTER, Sheriff. By F. C Mores, Under Sheriff. Sheriffs Office, Independence, Kansas, Febru ary rah, isna. Leeov Neaie & Pox, attorneys for plaintiff. property i Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS,) Bg Montgomery County, Angell Matthewson, F. H. 8nyder and W. H. Taylor, partners as Angell Malthewson & Co., riainUffs. 8. James H. Fuller, T. H. Lewis and J. J. Edwards, DefendanU. By virtue of an Order of Sale to tne directed and delivered. Issued ontof the Eleventh Judicial District Court of the State of Kansas, sitting in and for Montgomery county, in said State, I will, on Saturday, the 23d day of March, A. D. 1839. at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the sonth door of the Court House, in the City of independence, in the county and State aforesaid, offer at public sale ana sen to tne menest biaaer. ror cash la hand, all the right, title and interest of the above named defendants in and to the following described Real Kulate, situated la the county of Montgomery, State of Kansas, to-wit: Lots No. one. two. three, four and five. In Block No. eight ). Bunker's Addition to the City of Independence, Kansas. Said nronertv levied on. and to be sold as the property of the above named defendants. J. C HESTER, Sheriff. By F. C Moses, Under Sheriff. Sheriff's Office, Independence. Kansas, Feb ruary lath, 1889. 3. V. McCce, attorney for plaintiff. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS.) gg Angell Matthewson, F. H. Snyder and W. H. "1 ay lor, partners as Angell M atlbewson Co., Flainuffs, ' vs. George W. Watson and Eliza belli C Watson, Defendants. By virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivered. If (toed outof the Eleventh Judicial District Court of the htate of Kansas, sitting in and for Montgomery county, in said SUte, I will, on fcaturday. the 23d day of March, A. D. 1839, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Conrt, House in the City of Independence, in the county and State aforesaid, off er at public fale and sell to the highest bidder, for cash in band, all the right, title and interest of the above nsAed defendant in and to the following described Real Estate, situated in the county of Montgomery, Btate of Kansas, to-wit: The northwest quarter of section No. twenty-six ), in township thirty-three I W) south, of range number thirteen (13), east of the sixth P. M., containing one hundred and sixty acres, more or less. Said property levied on, and to be sold as the property of the above named defendants. 3. C HESTER, Sheriff. Sheriff's Office, Independence, Kansas, February 19th, Dv. J. D. McCte, attorney for plaintiff. Sheriff's Sale. STATE OF KANSAS,) M Montgomery County, Henry J. Butler, Plaintiff, vs. Stephen McHagh and Will R. Gay, DefendanU. By virtue of an Order of Pale to roe directed snd delivered. Issued ontof the Eleventh Judicial District Coort of the btate of Kansas, silting In and for Montgomery coumy, la aaid State. I will, on Saturday, the 23d day of March, A.I. 1889, at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south door of the Coort Itot e. In the City of l,i.ie'end-enee. In the coumy and ? wte afi,rei l. oiler at public sale and Kil to tlie fcisrhent bidder, for cash in hand, ail ine right, tiueand Interest of the above Dsrned tfefendsnu ia, and to the fallowing deiM-ribed Refc.1 Estate, sittiau-d in the county of Montgomery, Bute of Kansas, to-wit: The southeast iuarter of section No. Eve (r.) township thirty-funr (34), south of range No. sixteen (16), east, containing luj acres mure or leas. Said property levied on. and to sol I as the property of the above named defendants, J. C HESTER, Sheriff. By F. C Moss's. Under Sheriff; Sheriffs Rce. Independence, Kansas, Fb-ruary lih, 1 v J.

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