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W. J. ELLIOTT.
. W. J. Elliott died at his home
in Wheatland township, Friday,
,, at 11:45 p. in., from the effects of
a paralelic stroke which he had
r about ten weeks ago. Part of the
time be was able to' be up and
, his' death occurred rather sudden-
He was. born at Virginia, 111.,
June 5, 1846, and was one of the
early settlers of Barton county,
' locating on a farm up Blood creek
during the 70's. Afterward he
moved to Illinois and then lived
for ten years in Sedgwick county,
Kansas. In the fall of 1891 he re-
turned with his family to Barton
f county and located in Wheatland
township where he has since
made his home.
Besides a family of seven child
. ren, he leaves to mourn his death
. an affectionate wife, three sisters
and one brother. The sisters are
Mrs. Walter Murdock and Mrs.
Ed Direen, both of near Hoising
ton,' and Mrs. Mike Murphy, who
. lives in California. The brother
is Sam Elliott of route one, 01-
s . The children are Mrs. 1 p.
Kingston, Will, Ed, Sam, A Hie,
George and Nerry Elliot I.
Two sons, Robert and Frank,
, and one daughter, Rosa, are dead.
Funeral services were held at
St. Johns church Sunday at 3
o'clock, conducted by Rev. T. J.
O'Sullivan and interment was
'.made in St. Johns cemetery.
Born to Jacob Lass and wife
on the 22nd of January, a boy.
Born to S. M. Beckett and wife,
on the 23rd of January, a girl.
Born to Jacob Kindsvater and
wife, oft January 31st, a boy,
George Albert Hoisington Dis
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The groundhog went back in
his hole while The auto is com
Mother Pospishel was reported
very ill with heart trouble last
Amos Wilson spent a couple of
days visiting his aged mother near
Topeka last week.
Mrs. T. Abrumsrcturned home
to Colorado last Saturday night
after a pleasant visit with home
Mrs. R. E. Mauler returned from
Excelsior Springs last Wednesday
where she was taking treatment
. J. W. Mering, the oil king of
Great Bend, was in our burg last
week shaking hands with old ac
quaintances. Frank Nordman lost two more
of his horses with the pink eye.
That now makes seven dead out of
thirteen sick ones. However, the.
others are improving.
The moving picture show given
by Lultrell during last week was
not very well attended on account
o.1 the bad weather and road con
ditions. Alex Milberger, formerly the
hardware and implement dealer
here, was seen on our streets a
couple of days last week. He is
residing in Russell now.
(Jus and Andy fialyardl were
over northwest of Otis last Thurs
day looking at their real estate.
They also were transacting busi
ness in Otis.
Rev. Huna was called to Frank
Pa nek's, four miles southwest of
Timken last Friday. Mrs. Panek
is reported very sick and was not
expected to live.
Julius Weiser from northwest
of Otis, was in town last Friday
to see his two boys who are at
tending the Catholic school here.
Mrs. C. B. Ochs and little Con
slanline came up from Hoising
ton Tuesday on the local for a
visit with her sister, Anna Kreisel
and other relatives.
Mrs. Anna Jilg and (laughter,
Hermina, returned from a visit
with the former's daughter, Mrs.
Matilda Nidel, living in the east
ern part of the slate. Mrs. Jilg
visit at her daughter's home while
she was there.
George Barrows, formerly of
Galatia, but now living near
Hutchinson, was here last week.
He sold his wheat per contract
'to Ed Schrieber at $1.44 per bu
shej. George reports wheat near
Hutchinson in good condition this
John Slenzel and family of
Fort Collins, Colo., are here for
a few days visit with his brother
Jake. John had been in business
here before he went to Colorado
where he now has a fine stock of
general merchandise and is doing
a flourishing business.
. Those who went to Kansas City
last Monday night to attend the
automobile show were Andv Gal
yardt, M. E. Hickey, J. F. Wagner,
and E. J, Hlavaty. Galyardt and
Hickey are expected to run two
new Berff-Brooks autos for which
they are agents. .. .
John Springer was taken to the
hospital at Hoisington last week
where he underwent an operation.
performed for gall stones, of
which he had been suffering for
about two years. The operation
was successiui and tne lasi we
heard he was getting along as
good as could be expected.
Oh ! Oh ! How we missed the
Walnut Valley News in the Tri
bune last week, especially about
Wake up, old sport, and don't
be peeved, and tell us some more
about Mr. Bahr and his son. We
like to hear those news although
it's not confirmed that he has a
Henry Kittle was making the
figure 8 and the Philadelphia and
graicvirie twists and a whole lot
other difficult twists the other
day when he was asked what that
was on his arm at the show the
other niidit. For some reason or
other he is withholding the an
swer. Chas. Konechy and Frank Ax-
man took the former's wife to St.
Louis to a. hospital for the feeble
minded last week. Mrs. Kinechy
has been failing for some time
and apparently was getting worse.
Mr. and Mrs.. Konechy. have been
married about six years and have
three children of which the oldest
is about five years. '
.Guy Harper, living on the old
Harper farm about four miles
northeast of town met with a se
vere accident last Friday evening
while coining down from the hay
loft he accidentally slipped and
fell across the manger .on his ab
domen. He is batching and has
no telephone and he started to
walk to his nearest neighbors and
when he arrived was nearly frozen
to death.. From there two physi
cians were summoned and after
administering medical assistance
until morning, they left him some
what relieved. He is considerably
better at the present lime but pro
babilities are that he will have to
undergo an operation as the re
sult of his fall.
From The Herald.
Sherman Mosbarger and wife
were visiting relatives in Great
W. M. Billups arrived home Sat
urday from Kansas City and To
peka. At the latter place he at
tended the Kansas day banquet
which he reports a big affair.
Clarence Smith went down to
Great Bend Monday. He walked
in from the farm, the roads be
ing so rough that it was easier
and quicker to do so than to drive.
We are sorry to report our
friend, Jim Blanton, as a victim
of la grippe. Jim took the count
and was down and out last week.
He is improving in everything but
disposition and he can't improve
on that. It's always above par.
A number of our ladies met last
Friday at the home of Mrs. G. E.
Muir and organized what il to be
known as the "Progress Club."
The club will lake up some course
of study for the year and have
applied for admittance to the 7th
district Federation. The officers
of Hie new organization are: Pres.
Mrs. Stella Bowman; Vice Pres..
Mrs. Nanny Muir; Sec, Mrs. Ma
bel Gross; Trcas., Mrs. Eva Mc
Dougal. The first regular meet
ing of the club will be with Mrs.
Ada Billups Friday afternoon.
From The Dispatch.
Mrs. Fred Meyer has been sick!
the past week.
E. H. Heath left the last of the
week for Electra, Tex., where his
sisterinlaw, Mrs. Haley, is quite1
Mrs. Chas. Barslow is suffering
from a broken arm, received in a
fall. She has been in poor health
which will make the injury more
A. A. Townsend is building a
beautiful modern eight room
house on East Third street. When
completed the Townsend family
will occupy same.
T. C. Brown and wife, of Gala
tia, went to Hot Springs, Ark.,
Tuesday. They do not intend to
let the climate there induce them
to stay as they purchased round
Frank Bechtel returned Sunday
night fromlngersoll, Okla., where
he spent two weeks with his son,
Elmer, Frank says the .weather
was fierce while he was down
there and he had very little oppor
tunity to get out and see the coun
try. Elmer is on a farm and do
From The Clarion.
V. J. Dolechcck went to Kan
sas City Wednesday morning, on
Mrs. J. F. Evans visited her
daughter, Mrs. Joe Neimeyer, at
Marquette last Friday and Satur
T. A. Calhoun and family have
moved into the Powell residence
which Mr. Calhoun recently pur
Miss Kalherinc Hamilton, who
had been visiting relatives in
Sterling and Hutchinson returned
Oswald Wirlh and Frank
Koester went to Topeka Monday
to attend the Farmers .Union
convention being held there this
Chester Jordan's little baby is
quite ill of bronchitis this" week.
A nurse from Hutchinson came
Saturday evening. The baby is
reported better now.
Romaync Wood left Tuesday
morning for Chicago where he
plans to take for yeors in North
western University, after which
he will study law in Chicago
Mr. P. M. Sauber, who resides
six miles north of town, returned
yesterday morning with his wife
and family from a five weeks
visit in Dubuque county, Iowa,
where Mr. Sauber's mother, bro
thers and sister reside. They had
a splendid time and were smiling
and happy upon their arrival in
this haven of activity and good
E. H. Grizzell is spending a
few weeks at Hot Springs, Ark.
He is neither very ill nor on the
other hand in the" best of health,
but wishing a little leisure and to
enjoy a little more spice of life
took this means of securing them.
Aside from taking three or four
baths a day, reading the papers
and chatting with acquaintances,
he has plenty of time on his hands
and is remembering his friends
with letters and post cards.
H. H. Boyle, of OlmiLz, trustee
of Grant township, was looking
after official business in, the
county seat last Tuesday.
From The Leader.
Mrs. Will Schiirtz is on the sick
list this week.
George Trump and Jake Harl
metz are sending a few days in
Kansas City and Excelsior Springs
Miss Violet Andreae was home
from Hutchinson Monday to visit
relatives and attended the mask
Mrs. Richardson returned to
her home in Sterling Friday after
a visit here with relatives on the
Richardson ranch south of town.
Miss Malone of Raymond re
turned to her home Thusrday
evening after a visit here with her
sister, Mrs. Henry Schmidt, and
0. M. TulHs returned Tuesday
from northern Missouri where he
has been the past year. He likes
the country there quite well but
prefers Kansas with all her faults
and may decide to remain here.
Ike Sommerlot and John Ehly
intend to leave Sunday evening
for a visit with relatives and
friends in Oklahoma. Mr. Som
merlot will do some contracting
while there and will either re
main to complete the work or re
turn later and lake up the com
pletion when conditions are favor
able. Mrs. John Schulle and Mrs. Ma
ter, of this city, and Mr. Kaiser
and daughter and Mr. Hoffman,
of near Odin, went to Spearville
Thursday evening on account of
the death of Mrs. Kaiser, a sister
of Mrs. John Schulle, of this city.
The body was brought to this city
and taken to Odin for burial.
L. C. Flanders, who has been on
the sick list for the past two weeks
is not improving very fast.
Fred Schrepel, Jr., and wii'e
and Frank Batchman and family
visited at the home of Fred Schre
pel. Sr., last Sunday.
Mrs. Will A bey visited at Henry
Henrv Kasselman went to Great
Bend one day lasl week and when
he came home Mrs. Kasselman
had a big surprise awaiting him.
Ask Henry what il was.
Ora and George McCullough
visited with Everett Flanders lasl
Charlie McCullough, of King
man, Kansn is visiting- in this
neighborhood this week.
Claud Morris had a bad dream
the other night and as he had
heard about Dave Campbell hav
ing so many dreams took a few
hours off last Sunday to go see
Dave and find out whether he
could depend on one or not.
As this is going to be the last
edition of the Barton County
Democrat we will have to bid it
good-bye and get ready to wel
come home the new daily.
L. C. Flanders is suffering an
attack of pneumonia fever.
Forget how to get mad for a
week now. You might get a com
There are some 120 miles of
county roads in IJarlon county
at this time which are supposed
lo be dragged after a bad spell of
weather. At this time these roads
are reported in pretty bad shape
and comparatively few of them
have been touched by the drags.
The parties who are supposed to
do this work have been named
by the county commissioners and
are to receive Sfl per mile for do
ing the work. It is certainly a
matter of importance to every
body that this work be done.
These roads very largely connect
the towns of the county and there
is hardly anyone who will not be
in some measure benefitted by
their being kept in order.
WAS HIT HARD.
Many thousands of dollars
worth of horses have died in Bar
ton county the past month from
the epidemic of influenza that has
prevailed, but as a rule the loss
has been distributed, a farmer
here and another one there los
ing a horse or two, but there was
no equity of distribution in the
case of Frank Nordman, who lives
four miles northwest of Heizer.
Up to last Wednesday he had
lost eight head of horses and there
were eight others reported sick. I
So far as heard the Nordman!
case breaks the record in this sec
tion of the state.
Itching, bleeding, protruding
or blind piles' have yielded to
Doan's Ointment. JiOc. at all
Harley Short, an electrician of
Topeka, was here the first of the
week, visiting at the home of C
Lambert Kern, of the west side,
has lost one horse and has several
others sick from the horse disease
prevalent in the county.
ALCOHOL 3 PER CKNT.-
ANgctabur ftrpa if ionfirAs
Prorootrs DujpsttacJClttif J-
Aucrfect Retnedv forComfla
riess and Loss of Sleep.
ficSinule Signaiurt of
tsz Centaur CompaX
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Exact Copy of Wrapper.
Testing seeds is the order of the
day now for the Hoisington Seed
House. One erson is kept busy
placing seed on the little blotter
like sheets, then putting them in
the testers and at the end of from
three to ten days, counting and
'making a record of the number of
seeds that germinated.
The cards on which the seeds
are placed have the apiearance of
blotters and each has KM) inden
tations in which Ihe seed is plac
ed. Two cards are .filled with
each different kind of seed and
they are placed In different test
ers and a earful record is kept of
Some seed require testing quite
often and some seed will lose its
vitality filer, one season., Such
seed is only "handled in, small
quantities and what is left at the
end of the season is destroyed.
Other seed will remain fertile for
Mr. Ochs requires a very high
lest and seeds not up to the stand
ard will not be placed on the mar
ket. Hoisington Dispatch.
T. J. darralls of Beaver town
ship, marketed 43 gopher scalps
al the county clerk's office lasl
Tuesday. Gopher scalps are IK)
cents a dozen at present.
Miss Momyer went to Albert
Tuesday to visit the schools at
I r ora county, iansas
f BIG DODGE CITY 'COUNTRY
This country produced SIX MILLION bu
shels of wheat in 19U and there is an excellent pros
it pect for another big crop
of plenty where there are
fertile land to select from al prices ranging from
i $12.00 to $30.00 per acre; good teniis. ' '
No. 1. 1(50 acres level, unimproved land, 2l,2 miles from main
line of Santa Fe in Ford county. - Price 2,000.00; good 'terms
No trades considered. ... '
No. 2. A judgement on Henry S. Harpcrof Great Bend'Kan-.
sas, bearing 10 per cent interest; amount f 400.00. Will sell
or trade right. '
No. 3. 320 acres unimproved, choice land in Ford county, Si'
miles northeast of Ensign, at
t ' T
No. 4. IGO.acres, 2'2 miles south jot Hewell Statjon,' shallow
to water, 100 acres in cultivation. Price $2,200.00 on asy 1
terms. ' c-. ' a ?
Write for our big list of Southwest Kansas Landi ' ..
L L TAYLOR M COi
Dodge City, 'Kansas .'
For Infants and Children.'
The Kind. You Have
TMf aaTua oiMav. utm voaa errt.
$112.50 A LOAD.
It hasn't , been so very long
since a farmer was feeling prtt-,
ly good when he could lake a load
of wheal to town and get thirty- ,
five or forty dollars for it. I In
deed, il is well w ithin the memory
of many Barton county- people
when he had to be satisfied with
2. for his load. But that is .not
Ihe way with things now. '.Last
Tuesday Henry Campbell look a
load of wheal to I leizer arid. re
ceived . -112..r0. Of count he
might have hauled .'more' if the
roads had been good, -bat ke say
thai bad. ro.1ds don't cut much ice
when u fejlow. can get thai much
fpr his wheat, ifenry sold 1500
bushels .of wcafat $Lr)0 per bu
shel. Wednesday norninft he aud,
his-wife left via the anta Fe for
atwo weeks visit with relatives
in Oklahoma. .
'For regular action of the bowels
easy; natural movements, relief of
constipation, Iry Doan's Regulejs.
25c. at all stores. . ' y-if;
Wm. Drew of District No. 5, was,
iii. Tuesday looking after school
Jacob Munch hat relumed from,
a visit to Marysville, 'Kansas, his
old home. Mr. Munch is employ
ed al the Sams Monument Works
in this city and as soon as school
is out in Marysville, expects to
move his family to Great Bend.
in 19 15. Come to the land
thousands of acre
s of IeVel
20.00 per acre. Easy terms. f
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