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The Evening Reflector from Abilene, Kansas • 1

The Evening Reflector from Abilene, Kansas • 1

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THE EVENING REFLECTOR. H. LITTS Publishers. ABILENE, KANSAS, SATURDA7, OCTOBER 15, 1887. VOL.

1-No. 142. The Rock Island Addition to Solomon IS NOW IN THE MARKET. There is the best opportunity there for investment of any place in the county. Solomon is bound to be a great city.

will double in value in the next ninety days. For price lists call on Most property J. H. BRADY COMPANY, ABILENE, or BRUNSON NEUMILLER, or E. B.

BURNETT, Solomon City, Kansas. B. UI. D'HUY, Ph. G.

GRADUATE: PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE PHARMACY. ABILENE TIME TABLE. A. T. S.

F. R. R. Passenger No. 02 Lv.

8:10 a. m. 66 Ar. 7:40 p. m.

Local ft. and accom. 7:45 Ill. 66 Lv. 2:00 p.

m. UNION PACIFIC RAILWAY. GOING WEST. No. 203 4:00 a.

m. Western Express 201 3:40 p. m. Pacific GOING EAST. Ar.

12:10 p. 12:28 p.m East Express No. 202. No. 201 12:10 p.

m. Atlantic Express SAWED-OFFS. SAWED-OFFS. October is called the "Sunset Month." have leased the Mr. and Mrs.

Coy house now occupied by Dr. Hewitt. Mrs. Will Gleissuer have Mr. and moved to Mrs.

Hanna's house on Cedar street. Brooks, late of Enterprise, will Dr. Frank Levi's house oil Fifth occupy street. Mrs. Joseph Brown received the sad this week of the death of her news mother, in England.

Rev. W. D. Christian is expected here the last of this month, to take charge of St. John's parish.

Mrs. Fullerton, of Baltimore, finds climate beneficial, aud is much imour proved in health since coming here. Board of Trade meeting on Monday morning next, at 10 o'clock. Business of importance. A full attendance requested.

A. C. ROMIG, Chairman. In Chicago a few days ago a Mr. Halter married Miss Rope, and the officiating clergyman Rev.

Mr. Knott. What Probably a little Halter. The Abilene Gazette has a machine He grinds out from three to five poet. lines every day.

Herington Tribune. Yes, we cannot tell a lie, he does it with his little shears. Monday afternoon and evening will be a gala one in Herington. On that occasion the Salina uniformed rank, K. of forty in number, accompanied by their, wives and sweethearts in a special will here to organize our lodge.

This work of organizing will occupy the afternoon, followed by The a banquet and ball in the evening. boys should give their guests a rousing Tribune. The two Abilene husbands, who told their wives it would be impossible for them to get through the crowd to see the President and Mrs. Cleveland, and left them in another part of the city, failed to get there themselves. But the ladies concluded to be their own escorts, and reached the reception and had the pleasure of not only seeing, but also of speaking to the distinguished guests.

Better let your wives escort you next time, gentlemen, Henry Harnish is every where spoken of as a good, solid. substantial business man aud seems to carry weight with him everywhere he goes. He cannot but make a good sheriff. Every Democrat should support him, Henry Warner, of Enterprise, Democratic candidate for treasurer. was in the city last Wednesday shaking hands with his friends and looking after his chances at the coming election.

Henry is an old residenter, having lived in the county twenty years, is well known and' af elected will make a good faithful Register. Mrs. Genevieve Cowles has all the qualitications needed as register of deeds. she wields her pen gracefully and her written language determination is scholarly exand neat. A quiet ists to give her a support worthy of her vracter.

She will receive besides the sup- the ch. of every Democrat, port of many Republicans who besuppor. women have rights that have lieve that recognized. The Union not rally to her because been fa. Labor elemen Ily interested in enlargthey are especia.

roman's field of labor ing the scope of in this office are and wages. a as for The fee. just as large for wom. a man. chivalrous an'? Democrats Knights are for Mrs.

are hence elected larg'e majorliberal, we look Cowles to be by a ity. -Solomon Valley Democrat. Dunlap's, Youmans's, Knox's and Miller's fall blocks in stiff hats at Hargreaves'. PERSONAL. Jonas Freet.

of Manchester, went to Chapman at noon. Geo. Hoffman found it necessary to take in Hope today. Smith Martin, of Herington, returned home this morning. Judge Nicholson left for Minneapols on the afternoon train.

F. S. Crary, of Zanesville, Ohio, is a delighted visitor in the city. W. P.

Robinson, of Hope, is hands with his friends today. Capt. James Culbertson left at noon for Omaha to take testimony. C. Lowrie, the celebrated pedagogue of Detroit, is in the city today.

Henry Harnish, the next sheriff of Dickinson county, is doing Hope today. J. T. Kerr, of Solomon, was in the city last night, a guest of the Stanton House, James Ryan left for Lost Springs this morning to attend to his hay baling business. Mrs.

Dr. Patton, of Carlton, and her sister, Miss Belle Simmons, of Buckeye left this morning for Carlton. A. M. Crary, editor of the Hope Dispatch, and Geo.

Burroughs, editor of the Herald, are both in the city today. T. Little, of Leoti, formerly a resident of this city, is among his many friends today in the Belle of the Smoky, Mrs. Samuel Campbell, left for Hope this morning to visit her brother, Mr. Lutz, who is very sick with typhoid fever.

Rev. W. H. Clark, D. from Hot Springs, Arkansas, came in on the afternoon train, to assist Dr.

Welsher in services tomorrow. He is said to be a very eloquent preacher. Mr. and Mrs. Theo.

Hurd, father and I mother of Hon. G. W. Hurd of this city, left this morning for their home in Galva. Ills.

They have been visiting their son for several days. R. J. Finley, one of the enterprising merchants of Abilene, Kansas, was in Longmont on Tuesday. He was pleased to see our Gem City and surrounding country.

It was his first trip to the Rockies, -Longmont, Press. Mrs. A. J. Kissell and Tipton, Iowa, are visiting in Abilene, and expect to spend some time in Salina during November.

Her husband, Rev. Mr. Kissell, was for several years pastor of the Lutheran church in this -Salina Journal. W. J.

Warden, junior editor of the Litchfield (Ills.) Monitor, was 2 pleascaller at this office last night. Mr. Warden says he is delighted with our country and is taking lessons in booming. Litchfield is the city of gas wells and Mr. Warden thinks our people are doing the proper thing in their efforts to find it here.

He says there is nothing like it. Mrs. Genevieve Cowles, the Demo cratic candidate for Register of Deeds. is doing good work in her own behalf and is gaining strength all the time. As the people become acquainted with her, the number of her friends increases, and if she continues to gain in this way until election day, she will carry off the honors with a big majority.

-Carlton Advocate. Marriage License. Judge Seeds granted a marriage license to Charles Harrison, aged 21 years, of Hierington, and Miss Mattie Williams, of the same place and same (age, today. J. C.

Republican. D. D. Hornaday and I. S.

Hallam, of Abilene, were in the city Wednesday. W. H. Anderson, of Abilene, visited here during the week. Henry Litts, editor of the Abilene REFLECTOR, was in the city Monday.

He says the Daily REFLECTOR prosperous. We are glad to hear it, for it deserves all success imaginable. Judge Seeds, of Abilene, passed throngh Wednesday for Kansas City, where he will pay his respects to President and Mrs. Cleveland. Dr.

Hodge informs us that he has to examine the sugar plant at Ft. Scott, and reports it as one of the best, discoveries yet made. Resolutions. WHEREAS in view of the loss we sustained by the decease of our sister and friend, Sarah Russel, and the still heavier loss sustained by those who were nearest and dearest to her, be it therefore Resolved, That it is but a just tribute to the memory of the departed to say that in regreting her removal from our midst we mourn for one who was. in every way, worthy of our respect and regard.

Resolved, That we sincerely condole with the family of the deceased on the dispensation with which it has pleased Divine Providence to afflict them, and commend for consolation to Him who orders all things for the best, and whose chastisements are meant in mercy. Resolved. That this heart-felt testimonial of our and sorrow be published in papers, and a sympathy, copy be forwarded to the family of our departed friend. MRS. ENEMA FRY.

MISS ALICE SINCLAIR, Com. ELLEN CAMPBELL, Solomon News and Notes. Mr. Chas. Blair went east Thursday night.

W. N. Smart was in Salina Thursday attending Baptist state convention. The Salvation Army left for Beloit Thursday afternoon. Mr.

Vickers and Miss Annie Smart were united in marriage Thursday evening, Rev. Elder Clark, of Abilene, officiating. Many friends wish them much happiness. Mr. Frank Carter moves into his new residence the first of next week.

The Santa Fe construction train passed over the Sclomon River Friday, and by sundown the rails were laid a mile west of the river. A large number of men are at work on the Santa Fe depot. It is to be completed in a week. Messrs. J.

Y. Cryderman, Ed. and Frank Crowell were in Salina Thursday evening. Mr. Simmons was a visitor in the metropolis of Saline county last nesday.

Mr. H. Whitley has been quite sick this week. Mr. Dewar has sold his stock of goods in the brick store H.

Boyd. A. D. Boyd, of Wichita, is in town. Mrs.

Field and Miss Burge were in Abilene Friday. Mr. E. N. King was in Salina Thursday.

Are You Going South? mailed free. Address, J. E. LOCKWOOD, G. P.

T. A. Kansas City. If so, it is of great importance to you to be fully informed as to the cheapest, most direct and most pleasant route. Yo will wish to purchase your ticket via the route that will subject you to no delays, and by which through trains are run.

Before you start you should provide yourself with a map and time table of the Gulf Route (Kansas City, Ft. Scott Gulf R. the only direct route from and via Kansas City to all points in Eastern and Southern Kansas, Southwest Missouri and. Texas. Practically the only route from the West to all Southern cities.

Entire trains with Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars, and Free Reclining Chair Cars, Kansas City to Memphis; through Sleeping Car. Kansas City to New Orleans. No change of cars of any class, Kansas City to Chattanooga, Knoxville and Bristol, Tenn. This is the direct route. and many miles the shortest line to Little Rock.

Hot Springs, Eureka Springs, Fort Smith, Van Buren, Fayetteville, a large map. Send for a copy of the and all points in Arkansas. Send for "Missouri and Kansas Farmer," an eight page illustrated, paper, containing full and information in relation to the great states of Missouri and Kansas. Issued monthly and FARMERS 1-Look to your interests and keep your hogs and poultry free from cholera by purchasing a package of Haas' Celebrated Hog and Poultry powder of Barnes Northcraft. We have been in the real estate business for a number of years and think that the largest number of deals are made by trading, and therefore we are prepared to make all kinds of land trades for stock or city property.

If you have anything to trade call and see us. J. H. BRADY Co. Married.

Mr. Aaron F. Lilley, of Sand Springs, and Miss Mary C. Adams, of this city, were united in marriage the 4th at the residence of the bride's father, on South Cedar street, by W. A.

Zimmerman. A number of friends of the bride and groom from different parts of the county were present. A large list of elegant and useful presents were received. A bounteous repast was served, and after a few hours of pleasant social intercourse the guests departed, wishing the happy couple all happiness to be obtained in this life. Gas Meeting.

to decide Tuesday. The court house was literally packed with the prominent tax payers of the city. The meeting was called to order by Hiland Southworth, who placed Hon. W. S.

Stambaugh in nomination for chairman of the meeting. The nomination was sustained and Mr. Southworth made secretary. The chairman stated in a few well chosen remarks, the objects of the meeting, and then the ical prodigies--the Markee familyfavored the audience with some excellent music upon their banjos. After the music, the chairman presented Mr.

C. A. Gregory, who made a very able address, accompanied by figures that will not lie. upon the matter. His speech was at times eloquent, his figures were conclusive and convincing.

Those who had never heard Mr. Gregory speak were not prepared for so masterly an argument as was given by that gentleman. He spoke perhaps forty minutes and was frequently applauded. his talk, the Markee family rendered another selection upon their banjos and Mr. Lebold was called for.

Mr. Lebold responded, as he always does respond when a matter of public interest is at stake, and read a letter from Prof. Hay that he had just received, stating that he (the Professor) could come to this city and make a geological survey next week. Mr. Lebold was heartily in favor of the proposi- The very large number of citizens that turned out to the gas meeting last night at the court house was the best possible evidence that our people were fully aware of the importance of the project that they will be called upon a failure to vote is virtually a vote against the proposition, as it requires a majority of all the legal voters of the city to carry the bonds.

Mr. Lebold was candid, practical, and thoroughly in earnest. Upon the conclusion of Mr. Lebold's ready Hon. J.

Hodge was called remarks, the old, reliable and ever out, and, although he said he had nothing to say, managed to interest the audience for twenty minutes. He told the experience of Fort Scott, described the gas wells that he saw while there, and the many things for which gas was used. The doctor is thoroughly in earnest in this matter, always is in everything, and is interested in the tion and exhorted the people to be sure and vote on the subject, as under the law that governs such elections as this, proper way. An opportunity was given for any one to express their opinion, either for or against the project, but not a word was uttered against it. The chairman said that it was positively necessary in this undertaking, as in all projects, to do something religious, and he delegated C.

G. Bessey to take up a collection for the musicians. While this was being done, the boys played some beautiful music on their mandolins and guitars. The collection amounted to and the meeting adjourned. If the interest and enthusiasm of last night's meeting can be taken as any indication of the feeling of the people, the bonds will carry with big majority, and we sincerely trust that they will, as we consider this project one of vital importance to us as individuals and as a municipality.

When a man comes into the office and planks down the cash, and says, me your paper for a year," that means business. When one says, want your paper but haven't got the money now," that's all right. When he takes out of the postoffice for eral years, and then sends back refused, that's meanness. When a man spends from ten cents to a dollar for cigars or beer, and says he can't afford to take his home paper, that's a no such thing. When a man borrows his neighbor's paper to read every week, that's cheek.

-Ex. The best season of the year to paint is during September and October, This month is universally conceded to be the best. Take heed at once, therefore, and in painting, use nothing but the Celebrated Sherwin Williams' Mixed Paints. Sold only, in Dickinson by BARNES NORTHCRAFT. d-133-ly Judgeship Question.

What the papers say on the Judgeship question: It will not make much difference what the Republican judicial convention may do, the farmers are going to vote for Judge Nicholson. They say he has kept the docket cleaner, and forced business more energetically than has been done in a long time. You can stand on a street corner of a Saturday and hear the Republicans and Democrats talk this way. We are entirely unconcerned about the matter, and hence can say what we see and hear.Junction City Union. (Republican.) THE JUDICIAL JUDGESHIP.

We take pleasure in placing before our readers, this week, the name of C. F. Mead, of Abilene, as a candidate for Judge of the Eighth Judicial District. Mr. Mead is a man who has never before come before the people of our county or district for an office of any kind, and inasmuch as he is a Dickinson county man, we can see no good reason why Dickinson county should not give him a generous support.

As to his qualifications for that office we have to say that he graduated at Haryard Law School in 1874, thirteen years ago; practiced in Boston for five years, and came to Dickinson county in 1879. Since which time he has built practice and reputation second to none in. Dickinson county and, in fact, in this Judicial District. He is a gentle-. man of high attainments, and has the make-up for a careful and judicious judge.

Dickinson county has never been honored with the Judgeship although it is, and always has been the largest county in the district, and her docket is always much larger than that of any county in the district. Davis county furnished the judge for a number of years; Morris county then followed with that honor for four years, and it is now Dickinson's turn. We have a good man nominated and there is no reason why he should not be supported, preferences, irrespective of party or party and if we mistake not, he will be elected by a rousing -Hope Dispatch. THE JUDGESHIP. Hon.

M. B. Nicholson is an independent candidate for re-election to the Judgeship of the Eighth Judicial District." Judge Nichoison is not a partisan candidate in any sense, but is a candidate of the people. He had intended at the close of his official term to retire to domestic life and look after the interests of home and family; but a spontaneous call for his candidacy by petitions numerously signed from all parts of the district, regardless of party affiliations, has induced him to allow his fellow citizens again the use of his name, elected, his services for another term. This district always has been fortunate in securing the best legal talent for this office, but no judge has ever presided in the several courts of this district that was more thoroughly qualified than Judge Nicholson.

The great mass of the people of Ottawa county know that Judge Nicholson is no politicion. Whatever may be his public or private views on political economy, his constituents care not a cent. They know that he has never allowed his partisan feeling to bias his or warp his decisions. It has therefore been the policy in this district to separate the judgeship as far from partizan strife as possible. In pursuance of this determination upon a the part of the people, all parties united 1 upon Mr.

Nicholson as a conservative non-partizan, and placed him upon the bench in this district. The great mass of the substantial voters of Ottawa county are not yet ready to reverse this policy and drag the sacred ermine of judicial purity through the muddy pool of party politics. -Delphos Courier. District Court. The case of S.

E. Poor vs. J. A. Colfly, et which was set for trial this morning, was dismissed at the cost of the plaintiff.

W. E. Schmidt was granted his final papers of citizenship in open court this morning. The court adjourned at noon until Monday morning at 9 o'clock. Manchester Musings.

There is a fine opening here for a newspaper correspondent, as the one who corresponds for this paper has other fish to fry. C. K. Newhall and Wm. Patrick Gulick were in town yesterday for a few hours.

J. M. Hart was in town yesterday, making final arrangements for the building of his new store room. The passenger train has been late almost every night of late, owing to the heavy travel over the main line through Strong City. The Minneapolis branch is layed out about ten miles, and will soon be completed to that point, thus giving Minneapolis the advantage of railroad competition.

Station Agent J. C.Stansell says that he will put his telegraph instrument into the new depot in about three days. The new depot is a beauty, and will be fully appreciated by the people as well as by Mr. S. Mr.

Keller went to Abilene this morning to spend the day. Chapman Chips. S. R. Hoag has an excellent livery and feed stable in this city, and he is one of the most substantial citizens in this part of the county.

At the last city election he was made one of the city council, and his action in this capacity, as well as in business matters show him to be a man of honor and integrity. B. R. Phillips, the gentlemanly employee of Russel Fancher, has been purchasing a number of stock hogs recently. He is one of our old citizens whose many friends wish him success in all endeovors.

Rev. A. G. Murray will preach at Hiawatha on Sunday morning next and at the M. E.

Church in the evening at this place. Mr. Murray is a gentlemrn of good address, pleasant and agreeable in social intercourse and well liked by his congregation. J. J.

Cooper, the county treasurer, gave Chapman people a call on Friday last. He was greeted by many of his old constituents who will vote for his re-election, Ellison continues to gather in the hogs for marketing purposes, and there are more on sale than any one would imagine in this part of the county. H. M. Warner, the candidate on the Democratic ticket for treasurer, was in our city yesterday, and was met by many friends who will give him a lift at the polls this falls.

Geneveive A. Cowles, the candidate for register of deeds, passed through here on her way from Sherman, and Fragrant Hill townships, where she was greeted by many friends in both parties who will vote in her favor November next. There are several cases of typhoid fever existing in Rhinehart township, south of this city. Potatoes are retailing in our stores at 80 cts. per bushel.

Neckwear. The latest neckwear. collars and cufis at Underwear. Light medium and heavy underwear in lambswool. cheviot.

merino and camels hair at A. W. Hargreaves'. WHY ARE ACORN STOVES SO PORTLAR? VA CORN BECAUSE They Never Fail to give Satisfaction. HODGE BROS.

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