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THE IOLA. BEGISTEll FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14, 1902
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Sirs II. ij.naRfOtt. Correspondent.
Fob 10 Mrs Clms Woust and chil
dren uro visiting friends and relatives
S C Varnor Jr. Is traveling for tho
Fowler Packing IIouso of Kansas
Ned Heay was qulto sick tho oarly
part of lust week.
Miss IJoso Wolth of Gut City vis
ited Mrs WyckoiT lust weok Wednes
day. Mr and Mrs K W Mylar camo to
Moran lust Friday to attend tho ninth
anniversary of tho Homo Cotorlo.
Last week Wednesday Mrs Itnssott
visited bur dnught-r, who Is touching
at Clas City.
Miss Corn, who taught our intormo
dlato department eight yours ago,
camo over last week to onloy tho
C 15 Kaith Is building an addition to
his resldoneo and making othorinarked
Mrs Dwokins made a brief slop In
Moran on hor way to Gas Clly, whoro
thoy huvo purchased a lot and uro
Mrs Perkins roturned from Fort
Scott Willi strict injunctions to tnko
tho best possible care of hor eyes as
they aro In a bad condition. All her
frlonds h mpiUhl.o with hor.
Miss Laura McCormack and Abnlra
Bassctt wero among tho Cotorio quests
at Llborly Hall last Friday ovonlng.
Tho cold weather and remarkably
good sleighing havo been Improved by
our young people, to whom a genuine
sleigh ride Is (v rare treat.
Tho county school examination was
hold last Saturday at tholligh school,
conducted by ProfossorHollIngsworth.
Tho Homo Cotorio uolobruted Its
ninth anniversary at Liberty Hall last
Saturday ovenlng and all who woro
there pronounce1 It tho most enjoy
able gathering thut delightful or
ganization over had. Tho different
commlttcsihad done their work woll
as was proved by tho program and
entertainments furnished, the banquet
served, tho toasts given, and every
detail so carefully arranged that made
tho whole a grand success. Quito a
number of old members woro prosont,
and thoso who missed It woro unfortu
nate In all twenty-llvo wero thcro.
Already the Coterlo aro talking of and
planning for their tenth annivorsary.
PLEASANT VAIjLBY HILL
Miss Osbom. correspondent.
Fob 11 John Beahm proached at
Maplo Grovo Friday nljjht and wont
to Benedict Saturday to hold meeting
Sarah Preston visited on tho Hill
Wesloy Fisher butchered and sold
a cow In Iola last week.
C U Peck has purchased tho lfiO
acres of land east of Mut Hcuhm's
that ho has been farming soveral
years for $:,u00.
Mabel Coulter got third prizo at tho
contest at Plqua Saturday night.
Cora Sloan was tho only one that got
no prizo as tboro woro only four
Milton Nostrand und Chas. 'MelCin
ney havo been exchanging work, saw
Mr McKinnoy and Allan FlHhor
havo been golling wheat straw of U i
Mr and Mrs Davo Hoahm went to
Andorson county shortly aftor their
wedding to visit with relatives and will
Tho coyotes aro getting so bold thoy
howl around in tho day time.
Dora Boahm camo over from Mr
Peck's Monday ovenlng.
Soed Corn For Sale
For salo: 200 bushels first class seed
corn both yellow and whlto taking
first premium at county fair, SI. 50 per
bushel in 11 vo bushel lots. Also :ir0
bushels early Ohio potatoes at 551.25 In
live bushel lots of moro. Corn aver
aged 48 bushes! on 22 acres last year
Potatoes averaged 70 bushels last
year. Corn and potatoos aro both
oxtra quality and second year from
'the north. A. Bum. Townshnd,
No. 1 Rural Uouto Horse Shoo Bond
.1.0 Inmiin, Correspondent.
Fob. 11. Tboro was qulto an excito
ment raised last night at six o'clock at
tho Prlmo Western smoltor. Tho en
gineer pulled tho whlstlo cord so hard
that a screw was pullod looso throw
ing tho whlstlo open. Men camo run
ning from all directions expecting to
see tho works In Humes but thoy woro
Tholndlos of tho Christian church
will glvo a Valentino social and oyster
supper Friday evening Fob. 14th,
Tho Uro woro started In thrco and
four furnaces at tho Cherokee smoker
Tho now M. K. church at Ous City
will bo dedicated next Sunday, Feb
ruary Kith. Dr. L. II. Muidin. presi
dent of llukor Unlvorslty, Baldwin,
Kansas, will preach and oonduct tho
dedicatory sorvloa at 3 o'clock p. in.
Dr. Murlln will proaoh In tho ovonlng
at 7:30 also.
No Fake salary ottor. but bin commissions for
men to Hell jMiultry mlxtuioin tho country
Ncvi'i mind slump
Rurekit Mnfg ro llept K Last St Louts II!
A. II. Woodruff. Correspondent.
Fob 11 Mrs Fannie Jviortlmoro of
Denmson, Texas with her children
camo up to seo Mrs. Mortlmoro's
mother, Mrs Miller.
Leila Hyde, who spent tho fall and
part of tho wlntor visiting her Grand
mother, near Falrinount, Kansas, ro
turned this weelj
Mrs Guy announces that her birth
day nnnlver.sary occurs on Feb. 4th
and not nth us stated In our last week's
Mr .1 Jackson Isroported better this
J lev Robert MoFlnnis will preach at
tho Congregational church next Sun
day at.'l p m. All aro Invited.
Wliut If tho ground hog did sco,hls
"shudder" wo haven't hud in tho past
twenty-llvo jours spring until after tho
first of April.
Geo Call camo up from Iola and
spoilt a day or two with bis family this
week. He Is employod at ono of tho
Georgo Shorwood en mo homo Sat
urday with a bruised faco the result
of being thrown from 'au oro carat tho
Thomas Vim Klco, Correspondent
Fob 11 A M Utt who has been
Is ablo to bo around again.
Thoro was ii party at Geo Markam's
Mr Heed Intends to move to Mis
souri soon. Mr Hicks who used to
live in this neighborhood will occupy
tho house vacated by Mr Reed.
J H Ross Is Improving slowly from
bis tecent sickness but still lacks a lot
being a woll man.
II R Culbortson Hold four bcovos to
T VanNIco to butcbor for bis Iola
W K Woodruff bus been holping S
S Moffett get up wood.
About twenty ladles met at Mrs
VanNIco's Tuosday of last wool"- and
had a quilling and carpet rug tacking
All seemed to have a lino time.
Jim Avers has rented itho placs bo
Is now on for another year.
Perry Newton, Correspondent.
Feb 10 When has there been so
much snow on tho ground? But surely
If wo havo winter now wo will havo
spring when tho times comes.
A short dobato was hoard at
Crook Friday night. Debaters
Mr Woods and Mr Longshore.
A number of tho Carlylo young folks
had a long slolgh rldo Monday eight,
tho third of tho month.
Water is about frozon solid In tho
creeks and pooplo aro soeking sub
stantial wells to haul from.
Archie Brightly and Mr Hlnzloy aro
buying baled straw near tho rlvor. I
bellovo somoothershave bought straw.
Wo received a letter from California
a few days ago whore It was all sun
shine, dowers In bloom, grass and
vegetables green and rlpo fruit just
from the trees can bo bought. At
about tho same tlrao wo also received
a lottor stating that In Montana tho
thormoinoter reglstored thirty-four
degrees bolow zero. Hero wo think It
has been cold but only a medium bo
tween tho two places. What a con
trust all within a few hours rldo from
ono placo to .mother.
Clydo Carlo was out from Iola Sat
urday and Sunday.
Wo also saw a numbor of others In
tho neighborhood this week who aro
maklngvlola their homo at present.
C Newton is not ablo to bo out yet
after being confined to his room for
When Allen county soil brings two
hundred dollars an aero what can wo
ralso to pay intorost on such land?
Somo will of courso say ralso cuno,
Archlo Brightly had a nlco lot of
wood sawed by Uaworth Brothors.
Someono shot Mr Post's dog. Tho
samo ovenlng this person shot at A B
Mull's dog when only a fow feet from
tho llttlo boy who says ho tried to jump
boforo tt o dog. Such reckloss uso of
guns should bo stopped. Tho boy
might havo been thus carolossly shot
and tho conscquonces rosultlng havo
Mr Measuro has been pasturing sov
oral head of cattlo In stalks at Loyd
Post's which also makes it handy to
drive them to tho crook to water. Thoy
havo been hauling water west of
Colony for fourteen inllos.
Mort Caldwoll has beon hauling logs
on tho snow with a bob slod.
Fob 11 Tho homo of Mr Hlnzoly
ono and a half miles oast of Carlylo
took fire from a defoctlvo lluo and was
burned soon after two o'clock Fob 11.
By tho assistance of near neighbors
and somo of tho school boys soveral
articles of furniture and clothing wero
saved. We understand thero was a
small insuranco but probably not
enough to cover but a small portion
of tho loss. Mr Hlnzloy moved hero
from Iowa last fall and tho loss will
bo very unfortunuto for htm ut pres
ent. .1. II. Collmun will sell at public
salo on his farm, Falrluwu mile
north and 1 mllo wost of Moran, on
Tuosday Fob. 25 proporty as follows:
27 head short horn cattlo, 20 head
horsos and mules, full sot of farming
impocments and assortment of house
hold goods. Also a lot of feed and
I old corn.
Aninun CUNNlNUiltM, Correspondent.
Fob. 12. Ralph Piukell wus ono of
tho threo debaters who won tho dobato
against K. U. last Friday. It '.s re
ported to havo been ono of the host
nlobatos that huvatuken place. Hum-
boletus promt or Hitipii.
Prof Wilcox began his series of
lectures at tho Methodist church Sun
day night. They will bo continued
thcro during tho week, Mr. Rldonour
was detained at his home In Ft. Scott
tho first of tho week by tho Illness of
Rev. B. C. McQuostlon returned to
Osawatomlo Monday whoro ho Is as
sisting Rev. J. L. Leonard In a sorlos
Fred Hlmko's house was burned to
tho ground Saturday night. No ono
was at homo when tho Uro started and
its origin Is unknown.
WEST COTTAGE GROVE.
Noru Stewaiit, Correspondent.
Fob 11 Tom Adams and wlfo visited
at W M Adams' Sunday.
Many pooplo aro hauling water In
Mr Henderson and family visited
Iholr son Joe Monday.
From all Indications thoro will bo a
wedding in our nolphborhood soon.
Thoro wus no, Sunduy school or
proachlng Sunday on account of tho
Items aro scarco this weak.
I'kank Jackson. Correspondent.
Fob 12 llov Vozslo will preach at
tho Rock Creek school house Friday
und Saturday ovciiing und Sunday.
Tho missionary Indies mot with Mrs
Twentyjone porsbns took tho county
examination at Spring Mranch Satur
Amos Do'p went to Fort Scott one
day last week to b6 examined In order
to join tho regular army with tho ex
pectation of going to tho Philippines.
Thcro was no school at Spring
Branch Monday on account of tho
teacher being sick.
Somo of tho youngsters from this
part took a thirty mllo sleigh ride ono
night last week and didn't get back
A family of man and wlfo and two
children In destltulo circumstancos
stayed over night in this part ono cold
night last week trying, to get to Mis
souri. Wo neglected to mention last week
tho arrival of a llttlo girl at tho homo
of Mr and Mrs Charloy Voorhos.
Mr F.d Long from near Iola has
ronted Mrs Mull's farm and will tako
possession the first of March. Mr
Soarcy is preparing to movo to Okla
homa tho first Of 'March.
John Chilcoto and family visited at
Mr. Howard's Monday.
Somo of his noighbors ato oysters
at Mr Ruble's opo night lust week.
Mns. Flora 15. Johnson, Correspondent.
Feb 12 Mr P Johnson wlfo and
daughter 'visited rolutlves out on
Cherry Creek Saturday und Sunduy.
Thoro were .soverul drunk fellows ut
tho Lltorury Frlduy night and thoy
raised quite a disturbance. Thero aro
persons elected by tho Literary So
clety to keep order and It Is about
tlmo tho society mudo them keop order
or appoint somo one in thoir placo
who will do th'-lr duly.
Mr and Mrs Chas. Morrill and Mrs
Pees vlsted Ir i Townsend's Sunday.
Will Hllbrant sawed wood for Mr
Murphy Monday with his engine and
will saw for Mr Trowbrtdgo Wednes
Ira Townsend Is still no hotter. Ho
has rheumatism and pleurisy.
Chas Congor Is working for Oscar
Mr J Coglazler makes a good mail
carrlor In tho placo of our regular
carrier who is sick at present. Wo
got our mall regular now. Wo hopo
for Mr Ayllng a speedy recovery.
Mrs Mary Sordan took first prizo
and Hostor Castator second prizo at
tho'Plqua contest last Saturday night.
John Murpby bad aa acoldont las
Wednesday that might havo provod
vory serious to him. As ho was drlv
lng a team tiitcnou to a farm wagon
up tho river bank at J Pees' ford and
when near the top ono of tho horses
foil down pushing tho other horse
down and letting tho wagon slip back
down, into tho rlvor. In trying to
hold tho wagon until tho horsos could
get up Mr Murphy was pushed back
on tho Ico nnd hurt ono kneo qulto
bad. Ho was vory fortunato In not
gottlng hurt any worse. Thoro was
no damngo done to tho horsos or
wngon oxcopt tho wagon tonguo bolng
To Cure a Cold in one Kny
Tako Laxatlvo Bromo Qulnlno Tab
lets All druggists rofund tho money
If it fails to euro. E. W. Grovo .
signature Is on oach box. 2f)a.
Fnrin lor Kent.
A good bottom farm with good
house and stable. l.'IO acros of good
land in cultivation, somo pasturo, to
rent for grain rent to somo good man
who will caro for sumo. Special in
ducements to somo good furmorv If
first year provos satisfactory will
u-nt for a term of years; Nono but
t'rst-olass, roliablo farmers need ap
ply. A- F McCaiity, Humboldt, Kan.
C. Ij. Ahnold, Correspondent.
Fob. 12. Mr Blllbo lnvltod Frank
a,ndNolllo Hard n JWlll o Young nd
Blnncho Hunklns, cholnrs of his
school at Union, who tooktbo common
school examination, to his homo In
Iola last Friday and entertained them
until after tho exuiulnution on Sntur
day. Mrs. Whlto and children returned to
hor homo In McCuno Sunday.
Mrs Frunk Stoddurd nnd d nughtcr
woro at Mrs Purdon's mo9t of last
Miss Pearl Hardin returned from
Mrs A. G. Flshor of Plousant Val
ley was asJ P Maxwell's Monday and
Buyers woro rather shy In their bids
at Maxwell's saloTuosday buta small
portion of tho proporty brought Its
Somo town folk woro out to Marlon
Brown's over Sunday.
Mits. Ilvrnu UuLMirr, Correspondent.
Fob 12 Mr Lewis of Lallurpo
bought live pigs of J W Gullott Mon
day. Mrs Walter Kimt and mother wont
to Iola since our lust.
Our best wishos to Miss Mury Wal
ton now Wilson.
Gullott, Androws, Frod Kesslcr, Cyo
Kosslor und Wultor Wood wont
to Humboldt with somo mules und
horsos for Gullott nail Wood. Mr
Androws took in his own stock.
Gullott nnd Wood bought a team of
mulos In Iola Saturday.
Claud Stewart bought threo hoad of
mulos from Jim Andrews.
Our young friends remembered us
again last Thiirsday night. Thoro
woro thirteen in tho crowd. Wo wish
them woll, novorthelcss tho unlucky
number. Thoy chatted, ato apples
and hud a good tlmo und wont away
McnuiPDTii Atkii, Correspondent.
Fob 11 Mr. Mnuplns and family of
Klucaid havo moved on Flnloy's placo
that was vacated by Mr. Bryan.
Mrs Lucy Hito Is enjoying a visit
from her brother of Illinois.
Mr Davison's has purchased a farm
near Ft. Scott and will move thoro
soon. Wo wish them succes In their
Thoso who took tho common school
examination from Bolfry, wero Muud
and Mlnnlo Talloy, Lllllo Ator and
Miss Nolllo Ruxton camo out from
Iola and visited her parents Saturday
Mrs John Dickenson has a brothor
Ralph Sprague und family aro mov
ing on a farm thoy purchased near
Molvln Vundoveer has returned from
Iowa and is visiting his parents Mr.
and Mrs Gcorgo Vundevoor.
Jumos Smith und family of Green
wood county huvo been visiting their
sister Mrs Lizzie Crnmer.
Mrs Burrls und fumily visited her
sisters tho MIsse.s Gillenwator Sunday.
L.T Vunilovcor and wife visited at
Tom Jackson's Tuesday.
Vince Curley visited bis brothor
Tom lust week.
Mrs cmiH, Correspondent,
Fob 10 Tho dedication of tho M 10
church ut Gas City was postponed just
ono week on account of tho cold
weather. Tho church will bo dedicated
next Sunday at 3 p m
Mr and Mrs Charllo Voorheos aro
tho proud parents of a daughter.
Mr Daniels had a valuable horso
badly cut up on a barb wire fenco
Mr and Mrs Chulder of Gas woro
seen on our streets today.
Mrs C C Eastwood Is convalescent.
Mr and Mrs Porry Peck wero up from
Burt, Kansas and staid all night with
Mr and Mrs L Lust Thursduy.
Mr Jessie Lust bought a lino span
of driving horsos last week.
Rev Hawk of this vicinity walked
over to tho Quakor church wost of
Carlylo to fill his appointment last
Sabbath. Tho dlstanco from his homo
is just ton inllos, walking twenty miles
In ono day.
.Miss Hell Iteynolds, correspondent .
Feb 11 Died: Miss Iva Jewell,
Friday morning, February 7, 1002,
Sho was fourteen years of ago. Shohad
been sick since sho was six years old.
Her, doath was caused by dropsy.
Tho funoral services woro conductod
by Mr Chogulll, of Humboldt at tho
houso Saturday morning atlljo'clock.
Tho remains woro laid to rost at Mt
Hopo cemetry. Tho beroavod ones
havo tho sympathy of tho entlto com
munity. EttaMalsbary of Pralrlo Vlow spent
Sunday with ye scrlbo.
Ed und Stollu Thunoy visited rel
atives noar Fair Vlow last Thursday
Quito a number from this vicinity
attended Lltorary at Oakland last
Mr Phobus of Pralro Vlow and Mrs
Cummliigs of Erlo visited at Mr Pho
bus' last Thursday.
Mr Jordans' from near Leanna spent
tho day at Joo Reynold's last Thursday.
I). T. Smith, Correspondent.
Fob 11 Winter still holds tho fort.
Water hauling Is still tho buslncsi.
Dqn't forgot about that Chinaman
going to boat tho church next Sunday
Mr Jackson, flvo miles away, has
thrco tanks of water hauled ovory day.
Ico Is almost twclvo Inches deop on
tho creek and muny of tho holes huvo
Mr Largont will occupy tho Post
farm next yoar.
Jake Hoko bus loft Mr Francis and
gono to Tom Anderson's.
A man from Colony, can't cull bis
numo just now, has gono on to Mr.
Francis' placo to work for him.
Fred Collleld expects to go to
soon wo understand.
E. p.Uauor;, Delist.
Buokoo Churn at Coutant's.
W. G. Miller wont to Colony.
IfiCxter D. McClaiu wont to Greoley.
Six per cent inonoy. J. S. Detwilor.
Mrs. A. F. McCarty roturned to
O. O. Stone, salesman for tho cement
company, is homo for a fow days.
Soveral Insuranco adjustors aro
hero fixing up losses in Sunday's llro.
It Is reported that John Otten Is very
low and his family fool discouraged
over his condition.
Mrs. Hannah Stltz of Illinois who
Is huro tho guost of C. Rook and family
roturned from a visit to Humboldt.
Tho Labor Council of Pittsburg is
talking of a building for tho use of
tho unions to cost about $21,000.
No wonder Undo Sam has sent a
recruiting olllcor to Iolu. Ho has dis
covered ono military genius In this
neck of tho woods and undoubtedly
has hopes of discovering another Fun
stou. Moran Herald: J. W. Holt., who
was bore somo tlmo ago from Iola
looking for a location for a photo
gruphlo gullery returned lust week
with his outfit and is now preserving
people's rollcctlons for them.
Henry and Chas. Schmidt woro con
victed In Wlnllold's pollco court of
running a joint und woro fined $11, GOO
each and their bond fixed at $23,000
Bolng unablo to glvo such a bond both
had to go to jail.
Tho date for tho locturo of Gcnoral
John B. Gordon on "Tho Last Days
of tho Confederacy," ono of the. finest
lectures now being givon in tho coun
try, has beon set for March 4 at tho
Iola opera houso.
C. J. Dovor, of Kansas City, is hero
representing tho Midland Bridge Com
pany, and will superintend tho putting
up of tho brldgo recently allowed by
commissioners for Marmaton town
ship over tho Marmaton rlvor on tho
Dr. Cox reports that Earl Stout, tho
boy hurt at the smoltor .yestorday,
stood tho operation performed woll
and wus removed to bis home. Ho
thinks thoro is every prospect that tho
boy will survlvo In splto of tho loss
of blood boforo tho doctor reached
Now that Allen county has rural
free dollvory tills Item will bo of In
terest: Two smart young men who
choso a mall box as a target and shot
It full of boles uro In jail In Leaven
worth for failure to glvo $500 bond to
await trial in Unclo Sam's court.
Soiling booze isn't in it as a short
road to prison.
Tho farm houso of W. A. Hlndsloy,
a mllo land u half east of Carlyle,
burned to tho ground Tuesday, catch
ing ifrora a defectivo lluo. Ho bought
tho placo from Bird .Tones somo time
ago und had S350 insuranco on tho
house with Smith & Trauls. Mr.
Hlndsloy is from Croston, Iowa.
Talk has been resumed of a Missouri-Kansas
ball league for tho com
ing season. A meeting Is called for
February 10. at Nevada, Mo., whon
representatives from Sodalla, Joplin,
Springfield, Jefforson City, Moberly,
Pittsburg, Parsons and other towns
will talk tho mutter over. If Iola
wants to play ball sho ought to get ,ln
tho game now.
With Nat Barnes out for Congress
man In Kansas City, Kansas, Prof.
Landson oxpoctlng to run from Ft.
Scott, and Andorson county selecting
dolegatos without Instructing them for
Boworsock, It begins to look as If Mr.
Boworsock might havo sorao opposi
tion at tho congressional convontlon.
Ho has tho strong, insldo ond of tho
raco unless his onomlos get together
Somo tlrao sinco tho society of ladios
which has been sowing and working to
help Jtho unfortunuto of this city re
ceived an anonymous communication
asking fur holp. Tho ladles havo
asked tho IluaiSTim to stato that If
tho party seeking holp will call In
person ut thoir houd quurters or mako
u porsonal requost of any momber of
tho sooloty holp will bo gladly and
quickly glvon nnd tho request consid
ered absolutely confidential. Thoy do
not fcol Inclined, howovor, to send
help to somo unknown and uninvesti
gated person, for thon Is need of nl
thoir aid in worthy quarters.
Some More of (lie Things Which (lie
County Press Found (o Record
Killing the Past Week.
Tho Humboldt Herald says tho body
of Win Atkins, tho man drowned In
tho rlvor last week, was found under
tho Ico about 20 feet below whoro ho
foil in, floating faco downward, bis
hair frozen to tho ice. Ho was Gil
yours of ago und leuves a wife and
Tho ladios of tho Christian church
gave a trades' display social last
week at Humboldt, with forty-two
buslnoss firms represented und cleured
Humboldt men nro going Into tho
telephono business heavily. Ono has
a Mornn frunchlsu, ono Is helping
build tho LuIInrpo lino nnd now ('.
Helm and Harry Kelloy havo secured
a franchlso at Loroy.
Fred Ilolmko's houso burned In
Humboldt. Ho lived there alone,
Humboldt Herald: Whllo O. C
Brott wus In St. Louls'ho vlsltod ono
of tho clubs and spent a pleasant tlmo
nmoug thochoss playors. Max Judd,
a professional player, was defeated
by a gentleman prosont. Mr. Judd
giving him certain odds. Mr. Brett
and Mr. Judd's opponent afterwards
played a gumo, tho gentlomun giving
Mr. Brott knight's odds. Mr. Brett
won this game. Hurrah for Hum
Moran Herald: A great deal of
sport was bad this weok at tho expense
of several who did not believe a
guinea pig's eyos would fall out if it
was hold up by tho tail. Thoso who
did not boliovo It could not bo con
vinced by words and-as thoro aro somo
guinea pigs In town they wero Induced
to try It. Tho parties went to whero
tho guinea pigs woro and were quit
surprised to leurn that a guinea pig
did not sport such an ornament as a
tall, and, thoreforo, Its eyes would
drop out becauso it didn't havo any
tall to hold up by. Seo ?
Tho Gas City Gaslight says tho city
council last week granted to Hobart
and Arnett of Iola a franchlso to put
in and operate a tolephono oxchango
thero. After tho rovenuo becomes
$4,000 tho city is to get 3 per cent.
Tho maximum rates for business
'phonos is to bo $2.50 and for houso
Moran Herald: Whllo 'coming to
town last Friday ovoning tho local
oast bound freight on tho Missouri
Pacific came very near losing a part
of Itself. When threo mllos west pf
town the train camo uncoupled and
several cars and tho cabooso wero left
standing out In tho country whllo tho
front part of tho train was hauled into
town beforo tho discovery was made
that a part of tho train was not keop
ing up. After tho discovery tho on
glno went back und picked up tho rost
of tho train.
(I'lrst I'ubllslicd IVbriinry 1 1,
Noll ils'.erebvirlvcnt'iHltls tlielntentlon
of tin- II') ml of County Commissioners of
Allen eouuty, Kansas, to build a bridge neross
Deer Creek, In Carlyle township, near thoscc
tlon lino between section twenty (20) and
twenty-eight ("8). township 23, raniro ID, east
In said county and state. That tho estimated
eostnf said brldgo Is llftoen hundred dollars
(tlfioo 00) and that said board of county com
missioners Intends at their next regular meet
ing, which convenes Monday. April 7th. 1902,
to npproprlateflftccn hundred dollars (3ISW 00)
to pay for tho eostof the construutlon of said
bridge. Ily Order of tho Hoard
James Lockhaiit. Chairman,
Attest-' C. A. I'ronlt, County Clerk
(first Published February 11, 1902)
Public 'ol ico
Notice Is hereby given that It Is tho intention
of tho Doard of countycommlssloncrs of Allen
county. Kansas, to build a brldgo ucrossOnlon
creek. In Logan township, on or near tho sec
tion lino between section 19, township 2S,
range 18 and section SI, township 25, range 17,
in said oountyand stato. That the estimated
cost of said bridge Is ono thousand dollars
($1000 M) nnd that said Hoard of county com
missioners Intends at their next rcgulnr meet
ing, which convenes on Monday. April 7, 1002,
iu uppruynuiu ono wiousunu collars I510O0 00)
lor mo cosi 01 construction
Ily Order of llo.ud.
JA8. i.oeKiuitr. chairman.
Attest: O. A. Kronk, County Clerk
(First I'ubllslicd February II, 1002)
Notice Is hereby given that a petition will be
presented by the Cltv Council, for nnd In the
namaof the City of Iola. Kansas, to Hon. L.
Stlllwoll, Judge of tho District court In and
for Allen county nnd tho 7th Judicial District
of Kansas, at tho court room In the court
houso Iu Iola. Allen rounty, Kansas, on Satur
day, the 1st day of March, 1002. at the hour of
0 o'clock a. m or as soon thereafter as samo
can bo heard, asking the said judgo to innko
llndlngs as to tho advisability of adding to said
olty of Iola tho territory adjoining said city
described ns follows;
1st All that traotorparcolof land known
as tho Iola Park Association's park, or tho Fair
ground park, being nil that part of the norlh
oast quiirlornf seoulon thirty four (3D, town
ship twentv-four (211. range eighteen (181,
Ixnmdrd as follows: Commencing at n point 20
chains south of tho northeast corner of said
section: thenco running west 2J 7V100 chains;
thenco south 11 20-100 chains- thence cast 25
75-100 chains; thenco north 11 24-100 chains to
the beginning excepting from said tract tho
light or wav of tho S. K. 11,11 co., formerly
tholj, I.. &CI It II. t'o.,iindfurthoroxoo)tlng
nil of said dosorlbi'd tniel lying east of said
rWhtof wavof sild rallro'id. except ns heroin
ufter dosorlbed as part ofsald park commenc
ing at a point 2il 124-lon chains south, bv
25 76-"1o chains west of said northeast corner
of said section; theneo running west 10 42-100
chains to tho nilddlo of thfi Neosho rler,
tin n 'ii down the tiililille of until river to a
point equal to 1165'4-IOOnhaIiiN south thenco
east 11 IM0U uhalns: thnneo north 7 ''2-100
eliMlns: thenco wesl 2 rliilns: thenco north
2 1 1' lOOehilns toilic phienif beginning ex
ei imnu one (l) aoie III (as noar as possible) a
square uiiiu In tho northwest cornor of said
boundary commencing at a point Ml feet
south of tho northeast cornurof tho southeast
quarter of tluuiorthoast quarter of said sco
tion; thenco west 410 feet; thenco south d
feet, thence cast 4 to foot; thenco north (10 hot
to tho place of boglnnlng and nil mid
tract being about thirty live (35) tiores rnoio
iRitul A II Cwwu Mnvor
Attest W M Kiiniip, illy Diet..
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