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   Lawrence Weekly Record (Newspaper) - June 26, 1891, Lawrence, Kansas                                THE WEEKLY ESTABLISHED LA FBI JUNE THE Condensed From im Awful Floodii in June terj rors of the Johnstown floods were in I part repeated in this place seventy houses being carried out of sight in a Niagaralike How j msftiy lives been isyet aj mailer of A terrible cloud burst repeated almost a iiUirkane aru what ccnjum mated the dread j The Wjiich began last appears to havc swept a vas circle of northwestern Iowa fully 100 miles in j with Cuerokee as the cen Up to ow ing to the destruction of wires and only the vaguest reports have reached here from the devasca ted territory to the north and The damage taking into the relatively small size of the is Mosc of the destruction in Chero kee was wrought by the extraordinary rise in the resulting from the tremendous downpour of Some idea of the immensity and suddenness of the flood can he inferred from the fact that it carried apparently without an the big truss bridge on which the Illinois Central railroad crossed the and with the bridge went 400 feet of At least four persons were drowned here and four at The railroad depot at Calumet was blown j down and much damage to town property is OBrien a small station on the Chicago Northwest ern fifty miles from is reported to have been wiped i over forty buildings being blown The wires are all down and it j IB impossible to obtain accurate inj formation except through the reports transmitted to the railroad Twelve laches of water is reported to have fallen Tuesday night in the Cherokee valley and it was visited by another storm yesterday morning ful ly as disastrous though not of as long j duration as that of last Sam June city wrs thrown into a ferment yesterday morning by the shooting of Colonel Sam Wood by James Colonel Wood was in attendance upon the which is sitting and got into an altercation with Brennan over the former troubles over county seat wars and Brennan deliberately shot Wood killing him almost instantly in the presence of his After the shooting Brennan defied the officers and said that he would not be arrested by Sheriff of this but would allow Sheriff of Morton to take as he is a citizen of that The arrest was made and Brennan is now in charge of Sheriff who received him from Weir directly after the Brennan is recognized as one of the tough characters of this section and was one of the principal wit nesses in the famous Cross murder trial which has recently been re turned by the supreme court for a new He is one of the prin cipal men in Hugoton and has been prominent in all the troubles between that city and his over the county seat removal The killing is looked upon as a cold blooded as Wood was exciting no trouble and was here attending a case in This is the first bloodshed in this county over the seat troubles since July when Sheriff Cross and consisting of Eaton aud were shot and the first four while the latter was left for at what is known as the hay camp on the public land or No Mans For this killing six eitizens of were under sentence of passed by the United States court at For two years the citizens of the rival towns of Hugoton and Woods in Stevens had been op posed in deadly growing out of county seat contests and other authentic account of the whole affair to 35 bushels and a large yield is nn has probably not been j doubtedly In Kansas har When and Wood drove up j vesting is well under Estimates to the court building Wood alighted j give the yield at about 20 bushels per and The judge was at dinj Harvesting has not yet ccm ner and barring a few straggling court i menced in Iowa witnesses no one was about at the or The yield in the latter Wood was in the room but a j will undoubtedly be very large and few minutes when he became im the other stales fairly patient at the absence and Corn is promising from paced up aiid down the Then he passed of the court room leia Brennan was A bitter feeling had tue two Qf since the of the men J in the killing of sheriff Cross and his i Mavin Sot posse in the nay j NEW de Only a few seconds elapsed from posited by John Sullivan as ear the time Wood entered the anteroom j nest of his willingness to meet Sla ere a pistol shot was Wood vin has not yet been rushed pursued by 7 who fired two the last one i taking effect in tne head and proving June and a fair to average Uuclc Sum UiiyiiiK June secre tary of the treasury has bought to fatal It is alleged by the friends of Brannauthat Wood drew a revolver first and made a threat upon Breu On the other it township organizations of the alliance will be reformed all over the state in The county lecturer in each county will be the president of the ri a township It is intended to nans life On toe oter an i is m educational campaigns claimed that Wood was snot down fe without warning by who j a u approached him from j A Balloon according to this ran toward j June a his when the second shot large balloon belonging to Count from Brennans revolver took effect Apraxine was being inflated with gas under the right yesterday it escaped from the attend A third bullet lodged under the ants who were holding it to the right ear and Wood fell to the ground j ground and carried up four workmen and expired iu a few minutes in the who were in the car when the balloon presence of his broke A coroners jury was summoned to After it had ascended to a great investigate the killing and a report j height the onlookers were horrified to will be made in a day or see the balloon and the bodies j of the unfortunate workmen dashed where they were A SteaiiHT June British steamer bid was wrecked yester day off the French coast and the third engineer and bis firemen were The remainder of the crew Columbia NEW June A Messenger royal mes senger bearing important dispatches from Tokio from the czarowitch to the czar of Russia has mysteriously it is while on his way from San Francisco to New Naterman and several oth er German and English merchants of Japan were on the same steamship which brought the messenger to this Na erinan told ot tne disappearance for the first time today at the Palmer where he and the party regis tered on their way from Yokohoma to According to Watermans account they intended making no stops ou the way Near how a wreck delayed the train and he stopped over night in that He never resumed his journey and has not been seen Naterraan thinks that the messen ger has been put out of the way to avoid the publication of the true theory of the attack upon the which he says arose out of jealousy between Japanese nobles on the question of precedence in the entertainment of the THK UECOKl This Week Him in tlu Neistlibor nt Lafct i to the smashed beyond Kaiiniis June nine stations on the line of the Mis souri Pacific and its branches in i southern Kansas have reported the i condition of their wheat crop and the NEW June ettectg of Saturday nights storm 8oared race between Yale Tfae couutits on the border of the and Harvard was won by Columbia Territorv have about 75 per today by three boat Timejcentof their wheat harvested in Yale June today secured a license marry The ceremonv will take prime condition the next tier about 50 per cent and the remainder stand ing all right and ready to be harvest ed this In the third tier of counties about 25 per cent of the crop has been The storm did place tomorrow and will be witness no particular ed oy a few V June an an The American Swimmer June American and undertook a match race between Dover and a dis tance of eighteen Dal ton gave up after swimming two having become Fisher kept on and won tha Collect ARKANSAS June revenue collector of the Cherokee arrived here accompanied by a half dozen and will at once pro ceed to try to collect from the cattle men a tax of 50 cents per head on the hundred thousand cattle on the okee Crutchfield says that as I long as the government does not open the strip to settlement they recog nize the Cherokee title to it and the Indians have a right to collect investigation has developed the fact that a riot at the Chain of Rocks Sunday morning was not the result of a factional fight between but arose from hard feelings caused by the arrival of Italians at the the raid having been made by Amer can The Italians were driven from the camp and their val uables and money So serious was the affair that the Italian consul called on Chief Harrigan of the four courts and demanded police protection f orhis countrymen and the beginning of an official investigation of the The contractor at the works has a so asked for police pro Cliuulnnqua Directors June the annual meeting of the stockholders yester day the following new directors were elected Byers of Kansas the Dornblazer of To peka and the of The following were re elected to office the Milner of Manhattan first Judge Benson of Ottawa second the Chaffee San ford Topping Hines executive j Wilkinson and Min Could the NEW Jutie think it would be very said Jay Gould to enlarge the volume of silver money just at this We have a superabundance of silver as we and I think if nothing more is done that we can about maintain the parity between silver and I should be afraid if we went any furth er that it might be the last straw that would break the camels Of course I am very as we pro duce so much to see it main The IeopleK Tarty Waua June The Peo ples party is preparing for the fall Calls for contributions are coming in for fall campaign pur A circular from national secretary of the Peoples urging liberal contributions to a campaign fund has been It is addressed to All friends of po litical In tuis call Schilling declares that the Peoples party has been formed under the most favorable auspices and gives promise of an earlyemancipation from the thraldom of the money But this emancipation cannot be says without special and extraordinary ef requiring large outlay in the preparation of arrangeiug meetings and olhjr legitimate and proper To this eud every earnest friend of political and eco nomic reform and every one is urged to contribute at once and Dont delay a moment send the money Bring the matter up in your organization at A few dollars contributed where the preliminary work is to be may I do more good than hundreds of dol lars just before the when it is too late to organize and The secretary closes by urging that all contributions be sent to The expenses of Kansas State Cen tral Committee last fall was less than twelve hundred dollars The campaigns have heretofore been carried on through the state alliance which have born their own When the fall picnics begin the farm ers in this state will use the same methods of raising money that are so popular in the There will be voting booths and raffles and with rent from the various stands and merry go rounds will be turned into the general campaign TELEGRAPH tained at a have got to high but we take into account the other great financial nations of the Judge Webb will take up the Ben son case to the supreme Chili is trying to raise by forced loan to carry on the A justice of the peace in Hutchin son has decided that the dog law is The house committee on the state house are not ready to They will soon reassemble and continue Marshal Dick Walker will have the job of hanging Benson for which he will receive He will be executed in the jail yard at LeaVen It is said by travelers that Secre world and no one can afford to bear I tary jiohier3 report of damage to the wheat crop iu Cloud county by the worm is much the whole A Dash for June terday morning in the convict camp at Cole a desperate break for liberty was made by seven prison who went to work as usual at 6 How Wood Was JUne news the killing of Colonel Sam Wood by James deputy sheriff of Morton has spread throughout every section of Stevens i county and excitement runs The district court convened on ay and Sam who was un bonds to appear for trial r was on hand to see what on would made of the iHe arrived at the court house biaggy with his Los June assistant adjutant general received the following dispatch from in less than fifteen mm ant commanding a detachment Unmade an attack on the in Kerns Ariz dated Areiba HaVlng overpowered who had village Came to arrest 8everai j direc charge of them they made a Areibas who have destroyed the or thfe whf veyors marks and threatened to de tO enter Tne ze stroy the When we arrived bras were led by a noted convict we were confronted by about fifty hostiles armed and They openly declared hostility to the gov ernment and a fight was barely avoid A strong force should be sent here with Hotchkiss as I antic ipate serious trouble if the hostiles are not summarily dealt Crop June Farmers Review says today The yield of winter wheat in Illinois and Indiana is estimated at 15 to 50 bushels to the Some counties report as low as 10 Harvesting is begun in these In Kentucky harvest ing is in full The yield is faom 10 to 15 bushels par In JOsaouri harnesting is about corn named John a bank who led a like attempt and escaped from the at Rising being recaptured and brought to Cole was fatal ly a comrade was killed and two others mortally Two guards were killed and one seriously Three prisoners but one has already been A reward ojf 8200 each has been offered for the There are about 700 convicts at work in the Cole City and a mutiny among them would be a very serious All is Cole City is in the moun and telegraph communication is The dead convicts will be sent to Coffins were brought here today for the r who were presiding elder of the Leavenworth was sued for libel yesterday by of Kansas for The outcome of a long and bitter church A farmers while drowned her three little children in Lake Two railroads have made a cut of two cents on grain rates from Chicago to Fields of winter wheat in Illinois and Indiana vary from 50 to 60 bush els an An umpire was struck down by a ball bat during a game at and will probably White Caps on Monday near tarred and feathered a farmer and his I Parnell will come to America in j August to attend the Baltimore con j vention in The Worlds Fair horticultural building is to cost The report of a royal Russian mes senger is considered something of a The last reports from Chili declare that the rebellion is almost The Canadian government came near defeat on Monday The vote of want of confidence stood 83 Last week found the RECORD boy in Lake View neighborhood and he got caught in the rain down there Uncle Joe Harrison was hard at work putting the threshing machine in But he round time to rest a minute and teii us he roinks the farmers are waking iu and with the education they are yetting in the Alli ance iney will be able to turn the tables and have legislation in favor of the instead of the mon who has just moved on to the Pendleton thinks this parr of Douglas comity pretty although he has spent much money in tools this is conn dent that he will come out on top in the on the hill side digging stumps and sprouting was Beatty Arm Armstrong deserves credit for making a He has cleared nearly all the land he culti and is now very pleasantly sit He is one of the strongest alliance men we have met and be lieves that the organized into secret societies will make a peaceful solution of the present social It might also be noted that this man is something of an in The latest proof of his skill is shown in a number of arm gates they are not ought to James Mitchell was so much afraid we would say something about weeds in this report said he did not have We found out that he had some Passing Barber sciiuol house it oc curred to us to ask whose duty is it to take care of the district At this place the windows were open and the door was slamming in the As it was about to rain we suppose the man who sees to things wab away from We mention this without any personal thrust at the Barker people for their school house is as weil cared for as many others we have The approach ing storm called the condition of this one to our notice and the old saying came back to should uot ever bodys business be made somebodys Tne next place we vis an uncommon sight in what was left ot a burntu Some four or five weeks ago Barkers home tire from a poor chimney and was burned to the Barker managed to save a very fine chair that had been a present from his and a few rolls of carpet that were standing in the but the rest of the goods were He has stuck right to the old and is liv ing in some An old stonv kitchen that escaped the flames been fitted up and Barker and family will have very comfortable quarters as soon the plastering is The gentleman was just getting ready to go to town and only had a few minutes to but said he was not discouraged at He expects to build again as soon as his farm work and truit will give him He has a fine prospect for lots of peaches and we acknowledge a kind invitation to sample them when they are Barker and family wish us to return their thanks to the many peo ple who have shown them so much kindness in their unpleasant situa At Bantas beautiful home there is forty all of which is in fruit except a small pasture The larger part of thplace is set with apple This which contains twentyfive Hundred is one of the most even in growth anywhere in the Very few of the trees are missing and they are all of equal size both in cir cumference and in Banta says there will be from one third to onehalf a crop of Between the rows of trees are ten acres of early The shade of the trees makes these later in rip j ening than the field we mentioned i There were twentyfive pick ersat work in this patch in charge of I Charles Brown The total number of crates picked that forenoon in both patches was eighty At 10 oclock one Theodore j had picked sixteen quarts of i berries from one side of one row and had only gone about five I The blackberry vines are very ful and the berries have never been so i large at this season of the year as thev are i The length of this article forces us i to pass by Randalls carried us by them in a hurry i Randolphs j Thanwordens each of which were very interesting and we hope to write them up One of the largest interests of Doug las county and particularly the vicin ity of Lawrence is the berry It employs a large amount of capital I and a large number of laborers at a time of the year when they can be mest readilv spared from other occu One of the largest berry farms and the one that produces the most raspberries is that of Banta l two and onehalf miles west of i the The RECORD boy drove in the patch nearest a little af ter nine last Banta had the first load ready for market and there were thirty Banta leads a charge of fortyeight pickers who were at work on twelve acres of Sohegan and seedling ber The Greggs and the latter berries promise a large And we never saw such five speci mens nor in such large clusters as were shown us that Banta sprayed the peach or chards twice this spring and expects a large He says there are no signs of worms in the and that he will surprise people this year with his The firm have set ten acres to blackberries and raspberries this besides five acres of Gregg and Schaffer They ex pect to continue to set plants every until they have 100 acres of raspberries Julius May at The Free Masons of Lansing ob served John Baptists Day ap propriately last The exer cises were held in the Baptist which was completely A large choir rendered a number of pieces of music in an excellent and addresses were delivered by Greene of the RECORD and chaplain of the peniten The local Iodide is known as Nine Mile and at pres ent lias precisely W The RECORD was royally entertained by the at the Taylor the popular hoiel of the growing and beautiful which is maintained by a nephew of so well remembered in our Senator riiiuiti in Town Among the passengers who were on the delayed Union Pacific train in this city today was Senator I in company with exLieutenant Governor Ridcfle and of the Kansas on the way to Clay Center to attend the meeting of the Central Kansas Editorial Senator Plumb and Riddle were to address the meeting but on account of the delayed train the addresses will probably be made of the Leavenworth was also in the city today on his way to Clay To give you a luxuriant growth of to keep its color natural as in and to re more use only Hair published Juiic Sheriffs Iiln llolllstir BY VIKTi K OK AX K TO muliectfcl anil Issued nut of the KnurtU Judicial District In arid ror In tlic above entl tlod I win on thw day of lumrs 2 and In the riftimoon of said day atthe fro t tiniuurt house In the city of offer r puhlic nurtlon and sell to tin iid iiidderror cash In title am the llUlilter liiicher Llvcnslmrircr an1 Matile and each of rhotn lit and to the following de sorllHd and situated In the counry ir Imujrlas and State or All or number twentythree and Mventy or lilock one Tyler nn addition to Douglas said property to be sold without ap nt to satisfy said order iven under my hand at my ofllceSln the city of Lawrence this 22nd day of Douglas first June Sheriffs Ida Powers John M Sklllrnanet BY viirrricoK AN OKORK OK SALK TO me directed and Issued out of tne clerks oRice of the fourth Judicial district court in and for Douglas In the above entitled I will on Fri day of at 2 oclock la the afternoon of said day at the front iiiMiriif the court house In the city of Douglas and State or offer for sale at public auction and vil to the highest and best bidder for cash in all the right title and whatsoever of the said John Skilliuan and Mary suillman and each of them in and to the following described lands and tene ments In the county of Iouielas and Stateof to wit All of lots numbered nineteen twenty twen tyone twentytwo twentythree anil 24 In block numbered j nuir Tyler an addition to Ijiw DouKlas Kanas property to sold without apprals nient to satisfy said order of under my hand at my office In the city of Lawrence this 22nd day of A Sheriff Douglas First Published June Sheriffs Ida Powers Ktnllle Watftnseller BV OF AN OltDKK OK SALK TO me directed and Issued out of the fourth judicial district court in and for Douglas In the above entitled ac tion I on 3lst day of betwftn tinhours of 2 3 oclock In the afternoon of said day at front door of the court house In the city of County or Douglas anil State of offer for saleat public auction and to the and best bidder for cash In hand all the title and Interest of the sal Kuillle and Theodore and each of them In and to the following described lands and tenements situated in the County ol Douglas and State of towlt All of Jots number thirteen fourteen 4 fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty twentyone 2ij and twentytwo 22 in block one fj of Tyler an addition to Douglas Said property to be sold without ap to satisfy talfl oriferof Liven under my band at my office In the city of Lawrence this 25ti day of D MierlfT Douglas Klrst Juhleshttd June Sheriffs Iowers Harvey BY VIIITIE OF AN OHDKli OF SALK TO me dl i ected and Issued out of the fourth judicial district court in and for Douglas In tfce above entitled action Iwill on Friday the 3ist day of July isUl between the hears of 2 and 3 oclock in the afternoon of said day at the front door of the court house in the city of Law Douglas offer for sale at public auction anil sell to the highest and best bidder for cash In hand all the right title and Interest whatsoever of the said Harvey Gentry in and to the following described lands and tenements situated In the county cf Douglas and State of Kansas towlt All ol lots number two 2 three four and five 5 In block four 4 of Tyler an addition to the city or Douglas Kan Said property to be sold without apprals ment to satisfy said order of Given under my hand at my office In the city of Lawrence this 25th day of Sheriff 1   

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