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The Omnicrat from WaKeeney, Kansas • 1

The Omnicrat from WaKeeney, Kansas • 1

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WaKeeney, Kansas
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jfc I'd 4 i -H ii j.JJ GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE BY THE PEOPLE AND FOR THE NO. 29. WA-KEENEY, TREGO COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST, 3, 1893. Sheriff Courtney hps a "pet" on his neck. HEROKEE STRIP Ginger Meat Kelly.s.

We ore pleased to see Prof. Crooks on our streets once more. ABOUT TO OPE Searchlight Cigars at Kelly's. MetzaddG'bhOa have the best ade, best asiflorted a ad lowest priced shoes in Wa-Keeney. The teachers ate commenced Monday.

Every thirg bids fair to be oie of the best institutes held ia the courty. The following are Ihe names of those attending the Nominal. For convenience the it has been divided as foPows: COMPANY, A Marsh mallows at Kelly's. Goto Kelly's for fruits and candies. Maple Wreath Cigars An e'ogant line of trimming silks just in.

Metz and Gibson. Bey your Machine o'l of C. C. Bestor, aality guara nteed. Lemons at Kelley's.

Ca1! on us in ovc new sto e. Evei vth'ng new, fresh aadclean and prices as low as me lowest. C. C. Bestor.

C.W.F.Street is now at Kelly's. An eiegaat line of Negligee and flannel sliL ls. Metz and Gibson Call and examine tho Palica Common Sense Trunks at C. C. Bestor's.

Metz and Gibson have the best EL Partem Cigars at Kelly's. Mrs. R. C. Wilson has gone to Fai'-fiekl, Iowa with the view of gaining better health.

The M. E. Sabbath School held a picnic in the Gibb's Grove grade, best assorted and lowest Edna and Blanche Mapes, of Ogallah, are attending the priced shoes in Wa-Keeney. Mesdames Fuller, Street Bushman, and Henkel started for Chicago, Tuesday morning. We wish them all a pleasant preparing to move to the strip, and is selling AT COST, All kinds of farm implements, wagons, buggies, carts, carriages and most kinds of hardware.

Come and see for yourself before purchasing. Rcmetnbev. Our stock is all nelfK No shell-worn, old siyle -gcods to push off on our Metz and Gibson. Fresh roasted peanuts at Kelley's. The best asortme at of Ladie3' Gent's, M'sses' and Children's Hosiery at Metz and Gibson's.

Bananas at Kelley's, World's Fair Rales. Chicago and return 129.70 Single Trip $18.40 St Louis and return $23.90 Single trip $15.60 Tickets good to return until Mrs. W. S. Harrison left last Monday evening for LosAngeles California, where she will visit for some time.

journey and a safe return. Being poisoned by a dead snake in a beer keg seems to a disease to be dreaded by the people in certain portions of Illinois and Indiana. W. B. Marquand bought the first house south of the" Frioads' Church and has moved it to his farm, five miles northeast of Ogallah.

The lawn social at the residence of S. M. Hutzl's, Saturday evening was a very enjoyable affair and quite largely attended. Captain, Ai lie Hobbes, Quinter, L. Countryman City.

W. Cross D. Cipher B. Dann H. Marsha1! J.

Parsons Collyer. Sigler City J. Sigler Sarah Wolf COMPANY B. Captain; Edna Mapes, Ogallah. Leota Thomas, City Fanny McCollum Clara McCollum Mabel Lawrence Kosetta Stephens Maggie Beem Blanche Mapes Ogallah Jessie Welch City Mariou Hunt COMPANY Captain: Came Stradal, City, Stella Sig'er Esther Wilson Josie Sweet Florence Hallock, Mendota.

Jacob Wolf, Collyer Myrtle Rogers Wilcox Mrs. Hunt City Carrie Sweet Lillle Larson Calfyer. COMPANY D. November 15th. Fred Mohl, of Adrian, was in town, last Thursday.

He is expecring to sell quite a large amount of land in Trego, this fall, for Close Bro's. E. W. O'Toole was in the city, Monday, and paid this office a pleasant call. He says Big Creek was the highest last Wednesday it has been in fourteen years.

C.W.F.STREET. We carry a complete line of fresh from the best markets. Our flour beats 'em all. The little daughter of Mr. and Airs.

E. W. Priestly has been very ill for a number of days, but is improving. Metz and Gibson. THE OMNICRAT.

Entered tho post ofllco at Wa-Keeney, Kan. second class matter. Ellis, July 28, 1893. Special to (he The annual school meeting, Thursday was fairly well attend ed.

A.L. Gleasoi was i eli treasurer. A levy of mills was made for teachers wages and 2 mills for incidentals. It was also voted to paint the building Today has been the most ex F. H.

Burnham has had his quarier section of wheat ground plowed and will sow the entire 1G0 to wheat in the fall. Mr. Burnham has unbounded confidence in Ti ego Co. 'Those who know her best love her The peoples party of Collyer will hold their township caucus at the school house August 20 th at 2 o'clock to elect delegates to the county convention to bo held in Wa-Keeney' Saturday, September 2 1893. citing for some time, but a sad day for those present.

Early in the forenoon came a telegram A. E. McCollum Editor Manager. from the west stating that 300 W. O'Toole hungry miners would arrive a-bout noon and that they demand Mrs.

C. R. Miller returned from Hill City, Monday. Joseph Brown Committee. The remains of Mrs.

John Cap ta; i ads wiggett, Collyer. Aggie Hogan was quite ill last week. Subscription $1.00 Per Year. The free coinage of silver on a ratio of 15 to 1 is what we want. Skinner were shipped to Blue Spriigs, Nebraska, Monday mor ning.

lives south of Mrs. S. N. Wolf has been on tho sick list for several days. ed something to eat.

Immediately all common business ceased and all began to gather in what food they could spare as fast as they could. And well did they accomplish their work, for when the train bsfbre it reached town and informed the men of the preparations. As the train stopped the men were formed in Smokey in Trego county. Mrs. Skinner leaves a husband and five children to mourn her loss.

Gove county had about $10,000 ii the defunct Russell bank, says the Quieter Rrpntlican. Thos. Straw, City Maggie Chalk IdaLnwreaco BlackvUl Collyer, A. S. Beason City, Eff ie Hazen Ransom, Eva Stott Brownell, Lee Bracken City, Blanche McKnight Banner, COMPANY.

Captam; Mary Shepherd, EHse Neuenschwandor Gibson, Roy Marsha' 1 City J. R. Fulton, 'father of the deceased accompanied the remains to, Nebraska. There were 1,000 copies of the Omnicrat printed last week. They were all sold and we could have sold more if we had printed them.

Who says Trego county people do not appreciate an effort in her favor? Thanks gentlemen. Second Quarterly meeting of Wa-Keeney charge will be held Aug. 5 and 6 in M. E. church, Wa-Keeney: Quarterly Saturday at 2 o'clock.

Preaching at 7:30. Preaching, Sunday morning at 11 o'clock followed by the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper and preaching at 7:30, P. M. Services conducted by G. W.

Woodward of Ellis'. I trust the services will bo largely attended. W. Winterburn, Pastor. line and marched to the lumber yard as soldierly a manner as "The alliance are holding big meetings in this Our boys and the Ellis nino played a spirited game of base ball, Thursday lesulting in a score of 21 to 20 in favor of Ellis.

It was more luck than science that ginned theVictory for Ellis. Our boys are beginning to see the need of an umpire? C. J. Ferris made a business trip to Kansas City the last of the week. He will replenish his already large stock of furniture and undertaking.

There is no better country on the face of the earth, for a poor man, then Western Kansas. "Trego county is in Uic portion of it and would make as nice a home as one could wish for. says Cruso, of Kinney Creek, 4 'and after hearing three or our lingoes like that we were allowed to go home as early as one o'clock in tho Jacob Furbeck died at his home in Glencoe, Saturday after a several months illness. The remains were laid to rest in the Ellis cemetary. -Too bad Cruso should be so any one could wish.

Here they lost no time in satisfying their hunger. After eating all they wanted, there was still some left which they put up in boxes and packages for their supper. Tubs were furnished in which those who desired might bathe their tired and blistered They were good, sound, young men, substantially dressed, not-withstanding they had had no food for 26 hours or more. Several had lost their hats, to one of whom, J. L.

Brown gave a good exposed to the night air. If he is not careful he will break down his constitution, coming to town The report of the Department of Agriculture estimates this year's wheat crops at 394,355,000 bushels or 121,000,000 bushels less than last year, this being Ihe smallest yield since the crop of 1835. all kinds of weather to find out what he knows. Married, at the parlor of the Union House, Saturday, July 29, Mr. E.

L. Morgan and Miss Minnie McCormick, Judge Welch officiating. The cotracting parties are well known in Wa-Keeney and Trego eounty. The omni-CRAT joins thwirmany friends in wishing them a long and happy life together. A letter from Chas E.

Lawrence, resident' of Trego but at present of Sennett, conveys the intelligence that crops in that country, are very poor; that wheat is worth only 68 eta. per bu. Taking into consideration We don't wish to be understood as opposed to pensioning the old soldier, far from it! If we had our way about it, we would give them all pensions, straw hat. By the time the train was ready, the men also were ready. As they pulled out of town, they gave the people of Be polite and courteous to strangers.

Nothing gives a man more confidence in a town, when seeking a now location, than to meet with a hearty welcome at the hands of its citizens." the amount of fertilizer that is requi ed on an acre of that ground in order to obtain a crop, There seems to be an idea among some of our farmer friends that it would be a great benefit to the county to assess all real estate higher and give every real estate owner a rbaip of a stated amount per acre for every acre under cultivation on his land, whether he is a resident of the county or not. This is a new idea and we mention it to accommodate some of our friends. We do not feel disposed to discuss the question, but any to argue it are welcome to space in this paper. We would like to know what people think of the scheme, pro and con. Ellis enthusiastic cheers.

One man made a little speech thanking the people for their bountiful provisions after which, cheer after cheer was given to all, but wh'ch would be the more profitable farming country, that or western Kansas Land in worth Let us all join hands and help to make our city what it should and will be in a few more years, the leading business centre of "Western Kansas, There is not another town in the west that has as good a location or as many favorable conditions for making a city as Wa-Keeney. OGALLAH. A. B. Cooper was on the sick list a few days last week.

John Neilson passed through here last Sunday. Paramore, christian missionary and evangelist for western Kansas, spent last Friday night at this place, on his way east. Clara McCollum. and Edna and Blanche Mapes, of Ogallah, are attending the normal. Thos.

Wynn made a flying trip to Hays last Saturday evening. Mary Shepherd passed through hereon her way to Wa-Keeney, Monday morning. from $25 to $100 per acre and yields from 20 to 30 bu. of wheat per acre or Trego Co. where land is worth from $3 to $19 per acre and where a person can raise thr ee 40 bu.

crops at one plowing of the ground? No wonder people all come back to Trego county. It wonld not surprise us to see Mr. Lawrence return and settle on his farm six miles northeast of town, in the Saline valley. provided we could dc so in compliance with law. But, when the law says they shall receive a pension ia proportion to their ability to do a day's work, we do not believe that means all nor do we believe it means as much as some of them have received under that law.

And farther, when the law gives the Secretary the right to look into the matter and decide according to the evidence in the case, we do not believe he abuses tho privclcge by so doing. We do say, and think he ought to give every old soldier, who is ailing, a pension ranging from six to twelve dollars per month, according to his inability to earn a support. He has no right to go beyond this point. It is not his business to make the law. Then if the people of the United States are not satisfied with the wayoid soldiers and sai losare being treated, let them pass a law pensioning-all ex-soldiers and HHilozs, and wo will be one of many to say amen to it.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Lawrence, a boy, weight 26J lbs.

A. P. was running around town Saturday offering a cigar to every to the mayor Bosely, especially. It is safe to say that Ellis excelled herself over all other undertakings not-with-standing the hard times. Many persons witnessed the work wtih the sadness in their hearts first; for the poor men before them, second; for the many more to come, for they say this is not a beginning, and thirdly; with the thought of how soon they too might be discharged and be in the same circumstanceor may be worse.

It was a pleasure to help these men but if many more come, some outside help will be needed. We say, God bless these patriotic people, whose kind treat inent will ever be ren embared by ona and braging on the size of hrs boy. On looking up the ref-erenc he gave us, the doctor said, Lawrence is rattled, and when Thos. Wynn returned to Dodge The finances of the west are assuming quite a serious complexion. Exta police and the state malitia are employed to protect the business interests in Denver while the city is feeding hundreds of starving people.

Many are leaving that country for the more eastern states only to meet with Lunger and disappointment. A good way for "uncle Sam" to feed these hungry people will be to unconditionally repeal the Sherman law. City, Tuesday evening. Darby. 4 CARD OF THANKS.

We wish totender our heartfelt thanks to the many friends who so kindly -sisted us in our bereavement led in the last sad rites to our father. B. E. Furbeck and Relatives. Glencoe and a list from Adair the nurse was trying very patient ly, though with little success, to get the clothes onto tho boy, which were by far to small, Lawrence came running ont of a room with a pair of his prints on his arm Faying, bore, put theso cm him! arrive to late for publication.

Thry will appear next week. the men..

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