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The Abilene Herald from Abilene, Kansas • 4

Abilene, Kansas
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Abilene Herald. III 111 IT If I I i Chapman' News-oThe A. as u'ual had their annual colebration today, at 8:30 they met in their hall and marched in uniform to tho churphj after mass and receiving cannuinipn they listened to a sermon given by llev. Father Curtain of Kansas City, which was very appropriate and pleasing for the occas-ipn. After services they marched to tAeir hall and partook of a most cla- bcQ'ate breakfast which was awaiting th eir arrival, given by T.

J. Foley. The priests present were given an in vitntion to breakfast and accepted it. iAim 11 Partisanship Run Mad, With all of the rank partisanship of Governor Lewelling and the populists in the Legislature of Kansas their record was fairly eclipsed yesterday by the introduction in house of an amendment to tho Australian ballot bill by Representative Greenlee, republican. This amendment prohibits the appointment as election judges of members of a party which had "fused" with another party at a previous election.

The evident purpose of the amendment was to legislate tho democracy out of representation on election boards, and tho members of that party Ti.W I I EGGS wanted I will pay you the highest market price in cash for all the Poultry and Eggs you bring. I have large orders to fill each week, must have the stuff to fill them. Seeds The leading POULTRY and EG-G-MAN North of Post office ABILENE KANSAS wmis. Kmmm? mar yak Avtism aw in Jl WimMTJ rr- r-. i 'A 'k- WE ARE SELLING- OUT OUR STOCK -OF- Published Evejiy Friday.

T.utored ot tho Poattifllcs at. Aliilons, Knnsas: Hucon d-fl 11 nfl Mnttor. Ht'BBCIlII'TIOH tiM' I'ER YKAB IN ADVANCH. T-JTTS CURTS, PUBLISHERS. The world's fair li probably not bo closed the first year.

Mrs. Lease is president, Kansas board of charities. of the Tho failure of the Kansas Trust and Banking company involves. John to the amount of $15,000. The poor man can ride in chaises on election day, the balance of the time walking is deemed rich enough for his blood, Tho legislature at Topuka has al last adjourned.

Tho real work that was done was during the last days of the bills became laws. Keep on your under garments in regard to tho U. S. treasury, J. S.

Carlisle, the ablest statesman in the land, has the combination on the knobs of that bureau. The way the Topeka Press is slob, boring over its daily die-etof "pop," it would seemingly be a good thing for Chapman to put on a bib, as tho suction of his goose quill seems to absorb too much foul air. One good thing the legislature did was to repeal the law permitting conductors, on railways in Kansas to collect excess fare of from 10 to 25cts. from passenger neglecting to purchase tickets before boarding the train. Carter Harrison, for four terms mayor of Chicago, has a bitter fight waged against him in his last nomination.

Every paper except his own (the Times) is fighting him, but from all indications he will be elected just the same. Robert B. Brown, editor and proprietor of the Tdesscnger, at Mead-ville Pennsylvania was the first master appointed by Cleveland. It Jooks as though newspaper men wore to be recognized after all by the administration, Before you cast your vote for any man for mayor, ask him if he will see that all highways, byways and alleys in the city are thoroughly cleaned within thirty days after election, Not that our city is in any worse condition than other towns but extra precaution is now called for. Voters, you have two setts of eani-dates for the various city offices.

In Mayor Matteson's announcement, and other caiiidutcswho stand on his platform, is presented to you their proposition in dealing with city affairs. The republican convention adopted a platform which the Herald also publishes. The voters have two business propositions to chose from. The canidates in the main are composed of our best citizens. Cleveland's cabinet is composed of men who have not figured as prominent politicians, witli the exception of Carlisle and Grcshani, and it can truthfully bo said they have merited every honor bestowed upon them.

But the balance are all men of ability, yet Jim Crow republican and pop editors of the popgun size of calibre endeavor to belittle them. They simply show their narrow contracted pusilaniinous nature. There are two or three of that breed in this county. It is needless to name them. In another place in this issue there appears a letter from the Kansas Newspaper Union which speaks 'much for itsself.

With out comment from us, every business man will understand its meaning. There is always so much said about the circulation of a paper by an editor that an advertiser is at a loss many times to know the truth. It is business for a man in business to place his advertisement in a paper having tho largest circulation among the people, he expects to patronize him. It is with considerable pride that we point you to the statement made by the Kansas Newspaper Union which is without question the best authority in Kansas on the circulation of newspapers. The K.

C. Star ayn; that Fays; "no editor will have a cinch over his fellow democrats in applying for office," (of course rover not being a western man never used the worJ cinch) but nevertheless one of the editors of the Herald eight years ago tried to pull that cinch on the administration and was politely informed, but in a very delicate and considerate modes operandi ntylc of information, that the general supposition was that an editor engaged in that business, not because he was more patriotic and loyal to ln's party than others, but for the stuff iu i he biz, and we weakened and threw up the sponge. Let the longest pole knock the persimmons None of us are in any li? for on hialth. As we are going out of that line of business. We will still to carry a heavy stock of Staple and Fancy G-roceries, Cigars and Farm Produce.

SHOOK HOFFMAN. Aftor broakfast they, marched in uniform to the depot to sec Father Cur tain off. In evening a reception is to be given for members only and a good tamo in general is expected. The A. O.

II. will give their Ninth Annual Ball in their Hall Easter Monday April 3d. The Kickapoo Medicine Co. left for; Nebraska last Sunday. Geo.

l'hipps is soon to move on his farm north of Sutphen's Mills, King Quirk have disolved partnership. J. G. D. Campbell of Junction City was doing business in the city Monday.

Tom Quirk was in Junction City Wednesday. M. P. Kelly and wife returned from Topeka Monday. Their friends will find them at homo in the Marts' residence on, Marshall Ave.

until after their residence is built on their farm west of town. Mr. Hoffman of Woodbine was in the city Thursday. A gentleman from western Kansas was hero last week looking up a location to start a creamery. lie talked very favorable of taking hold of the one at tins place.

Miss Judith Kelly has been quite sick this last week. Next Wednesday night the closing entertainment of winter term will take place at Assembly Hall. Their entertainment promises to be a good one. John Carroll was up tj Salina Saturday. T.

V. Howe was up to Concordia the latter part of last week. G. W. King was down from Abilene Saturday.

F. M. Jackson is the new minister at the M. E. church.

A "Crazy Tea" party at the Congregational church Saturday night. Michael Dorce'y was down from Do-troit Sunday. J.E. Martin was in Junction City Vi eduesuay, A. M.

Miller is quite sick. E. II. Perkins has rented the old Scanlau place north of town. COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL.

Professors Cook, Ilullinger, Carter and Hickey are kept busy each eve ning after school Hearing rehearsals. The male teachers of our High School will go Saturday to various points in the county to hold entrance examination. Col. Bain who delivers our last lecture on the Iliirh School course has written announcing his subject. 'Among the' Mosses, or Traits of Character." Our community anticipate the coining of Col.

Bain. Richard Cline has been unwell, thus making necessary his absence. "You think you'll pass?" is a very common question nowadays among the students. The literary societies give a joint program next Wednesday evening. It will be good.

George Hoyes left Tuesday for Topeka where he has found a job of work. The numbor of afternoon rhetorical is now somewhat greater since the end of the 'term is close at hand. Examinations for the winter term's work began last Wednesday afternoon. The final test will be concluded next Wednesday. The senior orations so far have been very creditable.

given They snow mat no little time and thongnt has been spoilt iu their preparation. Tho county High School Board met in Chapman last Monday afternoon. No business of importance except the allowing of bills. Physical geography which has hitherto been a two term study has been limited to one term. In its stead constitution is extenled through the spring term.

Gov. Click says lie dont want a four dollar a day job from Lewelling, as commissioner to the worlds fair, as he could nl live in Chicago on that amount. Probably the governor thinks GrbVrr lia a better place for liim, lh tho house made a vigorous kick on the proposition, which carried never theless by tho surprising vote of 83 to C. It thus appears that the populists also supported tho movement to overthrow the democratic party in Kansas by legislative fiat. That is tho method they chose for manifesting their gratitude for tho aid which they received democracy iu the state and presidential elections in Kansas Jast November.

It appears that the republicans and the people's party can at least affiliate in their hatred of a common enemy. Contrary to popular expectation, the senate concurred iu the house amendment today and the bill will go to Governor Lewelling for his signature. If he were animated by that impartial sense of justice with which his friends credited him at the time of his election, he would promptly veto tho measure and trust to tho people for his vindication. But unhappily, his course has not been such as to warrant the hope that ho will rise to the requirements of the occasion. There is a reason for the fear that this crazy bill will become a Jaw iu defiance of right and common sense.

This indefensible movement to ostracise a party which has had an existence in Kansas ever since the state's admission into the Union, shows that the reign of virulent partisanship in that state is still unbroken, and that its politics is not yet purged of its most dangerous ingredient. The disintegration of the organization which is so largely responsible for the establishment of stubborn party lines in Kansas has not yet resulted in the reform which it was hoped might follow the overthrow of the republican dynasty. The spirit of prejudice was nsver more active among the rival political forces in Kansas than now, and the history of the present legislature has revealed the existence of partisan animosties which have never been equaled in tho annals of the commonwealth. It has been by the merest scratch that the state has been saved from open revolution, and the Greenlee episode fit-iiigiy crowns a record of acerbity which is absolutely disgraceful. It is not in reason to assume that this condition of affairs can continue to prevail iu Kansas.

A hatred so bitter must wear itself out, sooner or later, by its very intensity. Evils of every nature correct themselves by virtue of their own enormity. The scenes which have been enacted at Topeka during the last three months have proved a severe strain upon the people of Kansas. It is not too much to hope that this partisan imbecility has reached its flood tide. There is no sense nor reason in the idea which causes men of opposing political faiths to look upon each other as rascals and enemies to the public peace, and that sort of a belief cannot find pcrmament lodgement in any well balanced mind.

The hope has not yet been abandoned that, with the adjournment of this most untoward legislature tho political factions in Kansas may cool off, exercise the spleen which soems to have poisoned them against reason, and conduct themselves in the future as rational creatures. rl'he influence of this assault upon the democratic party in Kansas can scarcely fail to vitalize that organi zation. It will teach it that it has nothing to expect from the populists but treachery and that its relation to the republican party is not changed. The eifact of that sort of persecution ought to inspire new fealty to the principles of tho democracy which have been popularised by its great leader. A consistent devotion to those ideas will strengthen and elevate any party which rdhorcs to them with an honest purpose, whatever may be tho weapons which are formed against it.

K. C. Woodbine Items-Our K. P. lodge i in a flourishing condition several new members having been knighted this winter.

Prof. Kersey, of Hope, has organ ized a singing class with oJ members. Joe W. Gillet is building a fine new house on his farm adjoining town. Joe you are building a fine cage, uf course you have the bird engaged.

Tom Rough, who has been running tho engine in Smith Bros, elevator and mill for several months, has accepted a position with the new creamery at Solomon, his brother Jake has taken hh place with Smith Bros. (I. II. Smith was down to Emporia on business this week. Ed.

Yeadon of Abilene was in town the first of tho week to figure oil the cost of moving the German Baptist church, two wiles south, to thu burg. Canton Sulkyj Pi) It fr. '1'-: i. w.b.swth Proprietor of the Only Exclusive Tin Shop In the county. I do all kinds of Repairing Yin Roofing Spouting AND Come to me for your Pump work.

Shop over rronili'rgant'u store. Eerington Iteins: Fritz has moved in the Campbell building and is putting in an entire new outfit for a steam laundry. Jake is making a success of the laundry turning out first-class work. A parent who will willfully drive his daughters from home, who have been dutifull and obedient children, ana who have always worked for his interest and Welfare because they do not obey his every little whim is certainly very unreasonable Such a case cxhists in this town, and when the father shows the right disposition and endeavors to make' amends a now justly and right-ouslv indignant population may parti-nly forgive him. The ltock Island will build lanre stock yards in this city, to unload and feed stock enroute to eastern markets.

Samel Lowe was up from the territory a few days ago looking after his interests iu this locality, and visiting his son J. W. Lowe Mr. Lowe's many friends were pleased to see him. There will be several new residences built this spring, in this city.

QEE this Lister improved for 1893 at HODGE BROS. Iiugii pyi uvu up 'jme uay..

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