LeRoy Reporter
March 5, 1880
--Litigation is quiet.
--People are commencing to make garden.
--Our hotels are crowded with tranisent guests.
--Buy Clough & Warrne organs from Covert.
--Dr. Harrell's family arrived from Iowa last Wednesday.
--Read the professional card in this paper of Graves & Manchester.
--Ward & Elliott are treating their grocery store with a coat of paint.
--Squire Jones has been pretty busy for a few days past making out pension paper.
--S. R. McCorkell, of Burlington gave us a call Wednesday, and ordered the REPORTER.
--The protracted meetings are still being continued in the Christian church in this city.
--The barber shop is going to be moved into Brutchen's building, west side of Main St.
--Mr. Cowgill, formerly of the firm of Brown & Cowgill, of this city, has moved to the country, on the old Chess farm.
--Commissioner Bayers, of Woodson county, went to Osawatomie on the train yesterday morning, with an insane woman from Owl creek.
--A good many farmers living west of us go clear to Burlington and Neosho Falls to do their trading rather than to pay toll to come to LeRoy.
--G. W. Andruss has moved his hardware store to the Burr building, formerly occupied as Crosby's restaurant, one door north of the Clark house.
--The railroad engineers last Tuesday brought to town a couple of hundred pounds of fresh fish, caught in the river. McCarty caught them of the engineers and for a short time changed his meat shop into a fish market.
Died, February 28, 1880, in LeRoy, of lung fever, Lora, son of J. M. and M. Davis, aged two years, 6 months and 22 days. (Accompanying the above notice is a few stanzas of appropriate verse, but our space will not permit us to publish it this week.
School report for examination held Friday, Feb. 27th. The following is the list of scholars whose average standing was 80 and upward in order of rank.
Between 95 and 100: Flora Davis, Julia Schmitt, Ida McKay, Emma Norton, Ida Kerr, Millie Kerr, Irvin Burns.
Between 90 and 95: Otho Wood, Flora McKay, John Robinson, Lula Bereman, Ed. Robinson, Minnie Beardsley, Grant Hart, Albert Nye.
Between 85 and 90: No's. 48, 29, 44, 33, 30 and 7.
Between 80 and 85: No's. 50, 16, 12, 47, 32, 21 and 20.
J. C. Gray

No matter how low down a man gets in the world, there are two things he can always get, somehow or other: Good advice and bad whisky.
--John Brutchen, C. H. Graham, J. H. Beardsley, Butler Wood, and several others whose names we do not now recall, all went to Yates Center, subpoenied on a law suit there.
--The need of a bank in LeRoy grows more apparent every day.
--For wall paper and window shades, go to Dr. McQuaid's.
--Remember the grand rally of Union Soldiers at Burlington, next Monday.
--All the latest and richest designs in wall paper at Dr. McQuaid's drug store.
--Mr. M.T. White has purchased John Napier's house, and will moved to town next week.
--Come! Come! Make that bridge a free bridge, and then the city will be overflowed with people.
--Before going into the business of general spring house cleaning, visit Dr. McQuaid's and examine his stock of wall papers and window shades.
--Warren Crandell, of Coffey county, shipped three car-loads of fine hogs over the Arizona railroad. Two of this lot weighed 1,210 pounds.--Garnett Plaindealer.
--D. C. Hosick is receiving a large invoice of dry goods, and invites an inspection of the same.
--Oh! have you seen the boots and shoes at Brutchen's.
--E. Robinson & Bro. keep all kinds of builders' hardware and buy country produce.
--Gloves, hosiery laces, dress goods, etc., all new paterns, at D. C. Hosick's.
--Robert Moat is preparing to start for Colorado in about a fortnight.
--Quite a change in the appearance of our city within the past week.
--Taylor has his new business house enclosed and the floors laid.
--Mrs. H. B. Leonard, of Emporia, is in the city visiting her mother, Mrs. Wyckoff.
--The Coffey county normal institute is advertised to open at Burlington on July 5th.
--A change in the time card of the Arizona road is talked of, to take effect next Sunday.
--Rather a sudden change in the weather here, last Friday evening. Somewhat on the cool list.
--The passenger train from the south on the M.K. & T. road, was about three hours late last night.
--A well has been sunk at the Arizona depot, which is expected to furnish a never failing supply of water.
--Ozborn furnishes commerical men with the fine rigs to go to Yates Center, and other points off the railroad.
--Postmasters are now required to stamp the date of the arrival of letters on the back of the envelopes.
--A pair of child's mittens were picked up in the post office a couple of weeks ago, and are still waiting an owner.
--A teachers' examination is to be held at Burlington, in the office of the county superintendent, next Friday, the 10th.
--P. W. Bartle, after an absence of five or six years, is returning from Illinois with his family to reside in Le Roy.
--The mill company, we understand, have purchased a tract of timer land of J. K. McConnell, southeast of Le Roy.
--We acknowledge receipt of valuable favors from superintendent Houston, of the Kansas City, Burlington & Santa Fe railroad.
--Nothing that we can think of just now would benefit LeRoy more than to make our bridge a free institution. Will not some one move in this matter?
--The friends of Mrs. R. F. Evans, of Garnett will be pained to learn of her serious illness. Mrs. Evans is about 70 years of age, and for many years was a resident of LeRoy township.
--Lost. On last week Sunday, from LeRoy, a fine white and tan pointer dog, seven or eight years old, double nose, and answers to the name "Jeff." A liberal reward will be given to any one delivering said dog to E. E. Coffin.
Brown, of the Patriot, has been making a canvass among the Republicans of Burlington, to ascertain their presidential preferences, and finds 100 for Grant and 53 for Blaine. Among the Democrats Headricks stands at the head.
"Roshland's Fugares," is the name of a cigarette said to be a positive cure for catarrh, asthma, etc. No tobacco is used in their manufacture, and they can be smoked to any extent without the slightest injury. Dr. McQuaid is the sole agent for the sale of them in this city.
Died, in this city, February 29, 1880 Belinda, wife of David Galliher, aged 49 years. The remains of Mrs. Galliher were interred in the LeRoy cemetery on Monday afternoon, and the funeral sermon postponed till sometime next fall, when the mother of the deceased is expected here from Illinois.
--Students note books for sale at Coulter's.
--John Brutchen's is the place to get boots and shoes.
--Don't forget that we do Jol, work at the Reporter office.
--J. S. Covert will get you any kinds of music on short notice.
--All kinds of canned goods at Hosick's. Don't forget the place.
--Copper and Rags taken in exchange for tinware at T. M. Stewarts.
--Soda fountain for sale. Enquire of Albert Schmitt, at the Le Roy Brewery.
--Cash for butter and eggs at Hosick's.
--Buy your groceries at Hosick's.

All our exchanges are nominating candidates for governor. To be in fashion we throw our hat for Peter McCann, of Burlington. Mr. McCann is well up in Latin, and if any crowned heads should want to visit and pry around for our backdoor alleys and the inscriptions thereon, they wouldn't fool Peter much as to the defects in our state motto.

--For Sale, on easy terms--64 acres about two miles north of the city of LeRoy. The land is entirely enclosed, about five acres broke, and some fruit trees thereon. Will take trade for part pay, and time on part. Enquire at REPORTER office, tf.
--Our office was invaded Wednesday by a bevy of Burlington ladies, who took advantage of the fine weather and the fine roads to leave the quiet precincts of that suburban town for a day's ride and visit the live railroad center of Coffey county. The party consisted of Mrs. R. H. Adair, Mrs. Crippen, Mrs. McConnell, Miss Dora LaRue and a young lady friend of the latter from Topeka. They were all under the escort of Mrs. Wyckoff and were royally entertained by that lady. Among the numerous places of interest visited were the Kent house, the new depot and Dave Hosick's dry goods store. Come again, ladied, for such visits are bright omens of the future good feelings that are growing up between the two best towns in the valley.--Burlington and LeRoy.

--Has the Burlington Independent retired from a "labor to refreshment," and disappeared with the ground hog? Since the second day of February not a single copy of that paper has ever come sporting round this office. We hope those "handsome" and "homely editors" thereof will not condemn us to exist and publish a paper without reading the inspiring weekly digest of Bor. Chaffee's apostrophes.

--Read Mr. Shea's advertisement in this paper, on the opposite page. This gentleman has been a resident of Burlington for about a year and a half, and during that time has built up perhaps the most flourishing business in this valley. He is extensively known, and for his strict integrity and honorable business habits, he has gained the reputation of being "Old Safety" himself.

--The initial number of the Kansas Sentinel comes to our table from Emporia, Kansas, under the trade-mark of Messrs. Hetherington & Rambo. It is Democratic, and devotedly so, and as its sponsors are both men of talent and experience in the newspaper field, the newborn Sentinel will immediately take its place in the family of leading journals of Kansas.
--Delegates to the Republican state convention, to be held at Topeka, March, 31st, are to be selected on the 20th inst., in such manner as the county central committee may designate. This county is entitled to three delegates.
--The proceedings of the township, assessors meeting, held at Burlington last Monday, will be given in this paper next week.
--Mr. Sharp, living about two miles southeast of town, has a child very sick with scarlet fever.

BURLINGTON ITEMS
From the Burlington Patriot.
The fruit crop in this county promises an abundant harvest.
Oliver Garrison, paymaster of the St. Louis, Kansas & Arizona railroad, was in town last Saturday.
C. B. Graves, S. C. Junkins and Wm. H. Bear, of the Burlington bar, are attending the Woodson County District Court this week.
Mr. F. Hollopeter informs us that he is building a lime kiln with a capacity of buring 300 bushels per week, and says he will be ready to burn in about three weeks.
Presbyterian church is about to be organized at Waverly. Fully twenty persons are ready to unite in the organization, and they are all actual members of a church and only require a change of membership. The Baptists are also about to organize, and if the Methodists do the same, there will be no material for another church.
--If you want prints, muslins, or notions, go to E. Robinson & Bro's.
--E. Robinson & Bro. desire to call attention to the fact that they are closing out their stock of notions and other dry goods, and articles in that line they will sell at bankrupt prices. They wish to make room for a large invoice of boots, shoes and hardware.
--Oranges and lemons at Hosick's.
--Dr. Lawrence, Oculist and Aurist, of Emporia, will visit LeRoy March 3d and 4th. Those desiring to consult him, in regard to their eyes or ears, will find him at the Kent House at that time.
--Dried currants, prunes, apples, cherries and peaches cheap at Hosick's.
--If you want bargains in muslins, prints, or notions, go to E. Robinson & Bro's.
--Buy your Organs from Covert.


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