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the str FAMILY
For Ladies and Children
Every Saturday at
The Elite Theatre
First Prize-1 pound box Candy
Second Prize-Half pound Candy
Third Prize-Quarter pound Candy
DR. STEINER LAST NIGHT
Lasl niglil the last entertainment
this year to lie &iven under the
Srliool Lyceum Course was
jjiven at the Hih School gym
nasiuui. This was a lecture
!y Dr. Kdwurd A. Steiner, anil
was one of the best entertain
ments of the course. Dr. Steiner
is recognized as a big man in the
John Reed was in from the
south side Wednesday and made
a pleasant call at the Democrat of
fice while attending to other busi
ness matters. He reports the
roads in bad shape out his way,
and like about all of the south side
farmers lie is wondering bow and
when the. road south to the George
Hart corner ran be put into shape.
Mr. Ueeil reports that the wheat
prospects are good out mat way
and that the present indications
point to another good crop lliis
.year. He has some old wheat on
hand yet and says he will dispose
of il as soon as the roads get in
shae for hauling ft he. is of the
opinion thai the market has about
r" i it . . . .
Mr: Reed hatHiis name placed on
the bit; list qf people of ftarton
nv adjoining ounlies who will
read Ylie Dai v Demorrat the com
. is. 1 Miller, ot southeast ot the
rily, C;is in Wednesday looking
after business inalters and adver
tising a big public sale which he
will have at bis place on Febru
ary T7lh." Hen' recentlv sold his
half section of land to Abraham
Ferris, of the Seward neighbor
OF KNIGHTS TEMPLAR
Since announcement was made
a few weeks ago of the new Daily-
Democrat, a number of our good who is voted the best entertainer
menus ami supporters have come is not the one who devotes more
into the office and not onlv sub
scribed for the pajer for them
selves but also for relatives and
friends in order that the project
should be boosted along and the
paper have a good big subscrip
tion list right from the start, but
it remains, so far, for the J. M.
Brining family to be the real star
members of the Democrat family
of subscribers as The Daily Dem
ocrat will go into five homes of
members of the Brining family.
Mr. and Mrs. Brining of this city,
will read the paper for the next
year as will also their son, Ray,
who lives on the farm west of
(own. and in addition another son,
Wesley, who was attending col
lege in Quincy Ills., but who left
that city a few days ago to accept
a position in Michigan, will keep
posted on the home news, also
their daughter, Mrs. J. M. Mitchell
who lives at Dennis, Kan., thru
The Daily Democrat, and in
addition Mrs. Brining has or
dered the paper sent to a sister,
Mrs. Hriggs, who lives in Califor
nia. If the Democrat only had a
lew thousand more lamilies as
On Thursday, February 4lh, the' loyal supporters as the Brining
i : i: r ! i .'r :i i.i i
iniuial inspection of the lnr.i
Commandry of Knights Templar
was held at the Asylum on Broad
way. I lie inspcctim! officer. F.m-
minent Sir Chas. F. Loucks, Grand
Sword Bearer of the Grand Com
mandry of Kansas, with his staff,
was here. The attendance, not.
withstanding the bad weather.
was fully up to the standard. The
military and ritualistic work was
as good as ever put on in the Com
mandry and the inspecting offi
cer expressed himself as much
pleased with the showing of the
After the work the ladies of the
Eastern Star served an elegant
banquet that was certainly annre-
ciated by the Sir Knights
family, we would soon have a sub
scriplion list that would put tile
Kansas City Star to shame.
Harry Gagelman was in from
Ihe west side Saturday for a isil
with relatives and friends and to
attend to business matters and
called at the Democrat office to
order The Daily Democrat sent to
his address thp
. . ...... JIOI.
Harry is one of the nro'Trssivp
young farmers of the county who
is lortunate enough to have a good
big bunch of old wheat still in
the bin and for which he is go
ing to realize a big price. But he
is rather unfortunate in another
way, for he reports that the horse
disease that is raging over the
county has hit him pretty hard
and that he has already lost one
fine young horse and has six olh-
ers sick. With the European
war causing the price of horses
........ ... .... .. iu Su u uuif uigner an me time,
hood, and he is going to have a big and with the prospects of a big
xhc iimnuxpuM- w ins ue mock, crop lor this year, the loss of i
' farnruiachinery, etc. Col. Keenen
'arid Col. MrCormick will crv the
"Do.f want -.The Daily Demo
horse means a loss which amounts
Harry Burkhart was here from
hlhnwood Saturday for a short
rral?" writes . E. Mauler, of 01-1 visit with friends and to attend to
nut?:. Sure J. y and enclosed. you some business matters. Mr.Burk
" will find a check for a year's sub-t hail has. been employed n slen
'seVipiion in advance. You can ographer in the Wolf Mills at that
ciiunt-.uie in' on being a booster
for a -irwod tiling every time." In-
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS
FOR THE FIRST ISSUE OF
THE DAIL DEMOCRAT
HAVE YOUR COPY READY
SPOKE LAST NIGHT.
Peter V. Collins, formerly In
ternational Secretary of the In
ternational Brotherhood of Elec
trical Workers spoke at the Li
brary Hall last night on the sub
ject, "Why Socialism is Opposed
To the Labor Movement."
(By The Old Man.)
I have observed that the ladv
Levi Gunn was in from the west
sine Monday on a business trip
and visit and called at this office
to hand in the cash for a year's
subscription to The Daily Democrat.
Mrs. George Greene was visit
ing with relatives and friends in
Hutchinson the first of the week.
W. S. and Harve Johnson each
had a shipment of cattle on the
Kansas City markets this week.
W. J. Grossardt, of Claflin. is may
among the many from that vicin
itv who this week sent in thpir Pensive pair,
remittances for a year's subscrin- the whole for $4.1)8 as for 4.
Will Morrison returned the last MAauutKAUis r ebkuaki 15.
... . . i
L.u . a w5h hh. The Maennerchor of this city
Yl-' , ,,'CS a .amiir: al I announced the date of their
annual masquerade ball at their
a. visit here with Jack Morrison
lime to fashion plates than In
At least that is the verdict of
the average male cntertainee. The
stomach is more appreciative than
the eye, and a good mince pit is
more satisfying than a feminine
waist squeezed out of Nature's
I know one "he" reporter who
always winds un his renort of n
"function" with: "Delicious re
freshments were served." When
len-to-one the refreshments onlv
consisted of an oblong wafer with
a dash ol spanked cream in the
middle of it.
The Great Bend Band ought to
have a uniform, to be in harmony
with the new militia company.
"By the great horn spoons," as
Rube Charles would say, let us
have the uniforms; but let 'em be
Kansas is not shedding any tears
over the influx of China eggs and
supposed injury lo the hen in
dustry of this country, although
but a short time ago same fool
newspaiH.T men were throwing
all kinds of fits about that com
I have often noticed that the
weaker the mind, the smaller
things it takes to throw il off
balance. Then again, it is some
limes a belly full of prunes.
He who skips-in other words,
runs away from his wife and fam
ily, may live to come back an
other day and renew Ihe scrap,
although I have noticed that there
art two ends to a rainbow, as
well as to a family squabble.
Bill Tinker's "Pants Club" is
growing some. Bill says if Ihe
people will only realize how im
portant il is lo the general pub
lic that he gol a new pair of pants
he will not be long in getting that
I. He already has joiners to Ihe
extent of 15 cents, and the thing-a-mum-bob
is going up. He will
presumably make a trip lo Dun
dee llns week to see a pair Ihey
have for sale there at .'). Bill
says ho has also got his eye on a
little better' pair, at $5.98, and if
he can induce his friends lo come
through with that first dollar he
spring himself and work
the pants man for Ihe more ex-
Just as wclL go in
cjdenlnlLy. in his. loiter, Rudy
niarlis -'that his. wife is awav
the Springs at. the present time,
and. for once he is the whole boss
around the. place.
Hohcrl Doonan of northwest of
. town, was visiting with friends
nd allcudmg lo business matters
made a business trip to Colorado
Springs and other points in that
vicinity the first of the week.
Mrs. Will Vollmer and daughter
were in Ellinwood Sunday spend
ing the day with Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Morrison
left Monday morning for Cnlifnr-
and most expert stenographers in' W lake ,n l,,c
Hi i World sl air and visit at other
points of interest in that stale for
15lh. Preparations are being
rt.nln l IW... I (II..
County Attorney R. Coe Russell bcsl the organization has ever held
and you should begin now to pre
mie for Ihe occasion. Ellinwood
place for a number of years and
is considered one of the fasles!
Guy Jordan, who has lately
been having a great deal of trou
ble with a growth of some kind
behind his eyes, returned the last
of the week from Kansas Citv
where he went to take treatment
in IbeVilv Saturday. Mr. Doonan from a specialist. His brolher-in-
helieves in helping a good lhing.'aw H- Sanderson, accompan
along 'so he not only forked over
llie'cssh .'for a year's subscription
'to The Da'dy- Democrat, but he
also had the chink made large
enough to pay for the paper fhe
coming ycar.lo his son', Leslie.
. Fred Walker returned to Kan
sas City. Saturday .evening after a
Irusiness 'trip. and visit of a few
days her.e, The Daily Democrat
tvill Jvecp him posted on Ihe Bar
ton counliy news in the fufure. .
ied him on. the trip and stopped
off at Emporia for a short visit.
Mrs. Don Dodge, who recently
underwent another serious opera
lion at the St. Rose hospital, is re
ported to be slowly improving at
the present time;
Court Stenographer Richard
Coyle went to Topeka the first of
the week on a business trip and
to take in the doings of the state
legislature for a few days.
several weeks. Jack r.nrrknn
will have charge of the jewelry
store during his absence.
Charles Moses returned to hU
home in Chicago the first of the
week after a visit here with lm
brother and sister, E. R. Moses
and Mrs. C. P. Townslev, and their
Friends of E. W. Moses will be
glad to hear that his health is
steadily improving. The climate
of California will soon put back
the "pep" and E. W. will be as
well as ever.
Mr. and Mrs. George Scheufler
are in Kansas City this week tak
ing in. the sights of the big auto
mobile show and visiting with
5.- ''.' '.' ;
The Great Bend
(T . Home of the
LPo Quality Kind
Complete Home Furnishers
Undertaking and Embalming
Private Chapel .
Phone No. 1
J. W. COX
J. L. COX . .
Peruna Saved Me
Mrs. Towem. whose address Is given below
her portrait, is an ardent friend of Peruna.
"I am. thankful to tell you that ny old
trouble has never bothered me any sine you
received my testimonial. Any -one wishing
to know the facts In my case. If they will
write me I will b glad to answer. Tour
medicine has saved ma. and gave me per
fect health. I frequently meet friends that
knew me when I waa In poor health. They
ask me what haa made such a changa In
me. I alway tell them that It was ths
nerve remedy, Penmx I shall pralse'peruna
as long as I live."
Catarrh of the Internal Organs
Mrs. A. T. Powers. R.R.7, Bos Ut.
London. Ohio, writes: 1 write to
thank you for the wonderful gcod
your Peruna has done for me. I was
a sufferer from kidney and bladder
trouble for twenty-two years. Two
years ago I began to take Peruna.
and I only took about three bottles
and today I can say I am a well
Catarrh is liable to affect any of
the internal organs. This Is especially
true of the blad.ler. which la very
frequently the soat of catarrh. This
Is sometimes called cystitis.
Mr. James U. Powell No. 1SI8 W.
Wateut SU Rosedale, Kansas, writes:
"About four years ago I suffered
with & sever catarrh of the bladder,
which caused continued irritation and
pain. I was mlserabl and could not
stand up or walk for any length of
time without extreme weariness and
pain. I began taking Peruna and It
greatry relieved me and U ' eleven
weeks I was completely cured, and
felt like a new man." . ,
Those whs object to liquid medi
cine can now procure Peruna in
A CARD FROM BERLIN.
A postal card from Mr. Fritz
Hultnian, who is now in Berlin.
Germany, lo Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Musil of KMinwood, reads as fol-
Berlin, Doc. 30,1914.
Dear Friends:-! wish vou both
health, happiness and prosperity
lor tne coming year. Since see
ing and hearing of the heroic and
valianl deeds of the Germans, I
am more than proud of being of
German national itv. It is won
derful lo be over here and watch
the daily progress of this fearful
war. Germany is going to carry
off a big victory, I am sure.
Your friend, '
LOST SIX HORSES
WILL HAVE BIG SALE.
Charlie Wilkins, an old lime
Barton county boy, is here this
week, visiting his sister. Mrs.
Hugh Beyers, of near Heizer. and
other relatives and friends. . 11c
will remain this week in this
neighborhood when he will go to
eastern Kansas to live. For the
past four years Charlie has bee
nt Baton. X. M., but Ihe call o
Kansas was loo much for him
iind he had to come back.
.1. O. Sines came in Mondav
from Arizona to see his mother.
Mrs. A. .M. Sipes, who has been
seriously ill for some tune. Mrs.
Sipes is reported as somewhat bel
ter at this time but is still in a
L. B. Wilcox says he is loo
busy to write an ad for the week
ly Democrat, but watch his space
in the first issue of The Daily
Democrat. He'll have something
important lo say then.
Sam Shatluck was. down from
Charley Mayo, one of the hust
ling and popular Claflin hier-
chants, was here last week on a
business trip and for a visit with
his friends and while in the city,
called to order The Daily Demo
crat sent ta his address for Ihe
coming year. The Evans-Mayo
Mercantine Co., is one of the
largest establishments in the
county, ana their standing in
their trade territory, is attested
by the enormous patronage which
they enjoy, and Mr. Mayo reports
that me past year has been a very
satisfactory one for the firm in
every way. In commenting upon
the high price of wheat he gave
it as his. opinion that the cereal
has about reached its high price
and he is inclined to believe that
it is a mighty good time for. the
farmers to unload.
You. Economical Buyers, read
the ads in The Daily Democrat,
Auctioneer I L. Keenan was un
from the Seward neighborhood
last l-riday evening ami left an
order at the Democrat office for
the bills and advertising for a big
sale which he will cry for A. W.
Ackerman, at the old Henry ( 111
farm, 2'V miles east and 3 miles
south of Soward, on Monday, Feb
ruary 22nd. Included in the list
oi slock and other property offer
ed for sale are 7 head of good
horses; 3 good young milk cows;
suoals; lots of good farm ma
chinery, harness, etc.. as well' as
alf 'of Ihe buildings on the place,
consisting of an extra good five
room story and a half house, all
well finished and in good shape:
outbuildings. Mr. Ackerman is
going to move away and is mak
ing a complete clean-up and every
thing put up will be sold to the
highest bidder, and if any of our
readers are going to need anything
offered on the list it.will pay them
to keep the dale in mind and at
tend this sale.
Il is reported to the Democrat
that .lack I'nruh, of southwest of
town, has lost six head of horses
from the disease which is killirfg
off large numbers of horses all
over this part of the, country.
With horses selling around th?
$2110 mark this means that hp has
lost the year's profit from his
farm. His brother, Tobias B. LTn
ruh, has also lost one horse from
(First Published m The Barton County
PcmocrHt Frbrunry T2, 1015.1
NOTICE OF PINAL gETTLEMENTL
Sl:i(r of Kansiiv Parton County, SS.
In 1 1 io Probxtr Court hi ami for
In the Matter of the F.state or Austin D.
Creditors nnil till other persons Interested
in the uforesuid estnte, are hereby notified
that at the rrmilur Jtiirrh term of the Pro
bate Court in ami for said County, to be
held in die I'rnbate Court room in Girat
Itend, iiml County of Burton. Stnte if Kan
vis; on ffie nth day of Marrh. A. I). 1915.
1 shall apply to tlie said Court fur a full
and final settlement of snid estate, and at
such time application wfll be made for an
order of tile Court finding and adjudging
M ho were the hefrs of snid deceased.
T. P. FAIR. Kterutor
of the estate f Austin D. Fuir, deceased.
Fred Kehfej, the popular EIlv-
wnnrl harnm marf fcprr Run-'
, - - ,
day on a bysinej trip and, Tr n,"
short visit with friends. Mr
ler reports things' ery 'quiet
tliat.wav for the rtast few
on account, or me lact 4nat ihe. v
roads there, the same-asJiere, have
been in such shape that the far
mers did not come fa' town any
oftener than was necessary, and
that right at the" present lime fhey
were not -getting much benefit
of Ihe high price of Fheatjfrom
the fact, that it coul(fnot .be'
brought to market. .
You advertisers that have some
thing to sell, get into the first
issue of The Daily Democrat '
You will get the greatest-.circu-.
hit ion for your money youecve'r
did grt, ..-''
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We Savel'oo $30.00 To $90.00 On a Floor
Here are some of the prices
A I 47.00 Funeral for $ 28.00
A 73.00 Funeral for 45.00
A 100.00 Funeral for 55.00
A 120.00 Funeral for 65.00
A 160.00 Funeral for 80.00
A 185.00 Funeral for 100.00
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Embalming ......'. .T...tl2.l
Funeral Car ; 8M
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