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LUMBER 1 1 HARDWARE
Now is the time to buy a Lister, Corn Cultiva
tor or a Plow while our stock is complete.
We are headquarters for everything the Farmer needs, from a
three-penny Nail to a Threshing Machine. We can fit a farmer out
from start to finish, build his homse and barn, furnish his Cooking ap
paratus, start him out with the best Machinery, best Wagon and beat
Buggy, Fence his farm, Harness his horses, Saddle -his pony. We can
do this from our stock of Goods which is as complete as needs be.
Seed us your estimates
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Edwards & Nichols.
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KALAMAZOO CORSET CO.,
YORK-KEY MERCANTILE CO.
RAILROAD TIME TABLE.
? Arrives Leaves
Colo, A Utah Express....
Mexico ft California Ex...
? Arrive Leaves
K.C. ft Chicago Express.
K. C ft Chlca o Express.
9:15 ami 9:30am
6:45 ami 6:50am
4:55 pm 5:00pm
Xos. 3 and 4 run Sunday, Tuesday and
FRED GARDNER, Agent.
ROCK ISLAND ROUTE.
Train Xo. 121 arrives at Dodge City 1225 p. m.
Train Xo. 122 leaves Dodge City at 1:35 p. m.
H. A. BRECKDfRIDGE, Agent.
Jake Carlock has bought the Hall dairy
and will run both as one now.
E. A.. Hickerson is an independent
candidate for street commissioner.
Tuttle & Hendricks are fitting up the
former Rock Island railway office for a
E. S. Garten, editor of the .Cimarron
Jacksosian, brought his wife here Tues
day for medical treatment.
, - I" snows, frost and fogs have made
5 - weather the past few days, with
.-3' . 1 v nanlment of Wind aid
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editor stakes a Tear, aays
Agricultural Implements. '
Wagons and Buggies.
Poultry and Hog Netting.
Fence Posts and Barb Wire.
Parties wishing fresh bread delivered
daily will leave orders at the City Bakery.
G. V. Bar tie tt is selliag a large number
of fruit trees of various kinds, this sea
son. The trees are of the best variety.
W. H. Preston and J. Lants are candi
dates for Justice of the Peace, Col. Hurd
haying declined to be a candidate.
James Henry has bought J. H. John
ston's residence on Avenue F. The lot
has some fine trees. It as a beautiful
Farmers say the wheat will be all right
with rain, but many farmers admit that
the apricots and many of the peach buds
J. W. Brieden'.taal, State Bank Com
missioner, was in the city, Tuesday, and
turned over the affairs of the Midland
Bank to . D. Webb, receiver.
The social given by the Epworth
League, Tuesday evening, at the resi
dence of W. S. Easton, was a pleasant
affair, and highly enjoyed by all present.
The race at the rink Saturday evening
was well attended. The race was won
by Walter Murry ; time 3 :32. The loser's
time (Henry Carey) was 3:3S. Previous
time was 3:45.
Stewart Sutton took some fine photo
graphs of prominent buildings in Leav
enworth, duriug his recent visit there.
He is becoming quite proficient in the
H. Juneau is erecting a two-story build
ing on his grounds. This building will
be finely finished and elegantly furnished.
Mr. Juneau will make of his grounds a
fine park this season.
Frank Gosha, the well-known baker, is
furnishing fine bread and everything in
the baker's art, to Htighlett & Jones,
where the public can be served with the
choicest articles in bis Hue. His wagon
will call at your house.
An educational meeting will be held at
the Methodist, church of Dodge City, on
the afternoon of April 16, 1898. Talks
will be made by Profs. Baker and Webb
and others. These will be followed by
State Superintendent Wm. Stryker, who
will lecture to business men, school offi
cers and citizens. Good music will oe
furnished and we hope to have a large
There seems to be more black leg
among cattle this year than usual. Nu
merous remedies have been given, but
have not proven effectual. But tkere is
a freventivt that insures ioofer cent -xitk
an occasional loss of tzvo or more in 1000,
owing to imperfect inoculation. This is
the record of the Pasteur Black Leg
Vaccine, costing but 10c, 15c or 20c per
bead for the double vaccine. W. S. Amos
is ageut for Ford county. See him and
get a circular and other information.
Highest Honors World's Fair,
- MOST. PHtFECT MADE
April fool's day tomorrow.
J. J. Mclntyre is employed by the Elec
tric Light Works.
Bargains in everything at the Racket
and Novelty Store.
Don't miss the "ladies" race at the
rink Saturday night.
Easter eggs, Easter novelties, Easter
eggs dyes, etc., at the Racket and Novelty
P. R. Hobble, who was dangerously
sick with rheumatism, Monday ,is getting
George A. Conrad and Joseph Dillard,
two well known Nimrods, shot a dozen
ducks at Coolidge Tuesday.
Don't buy tinware, graniteware, glass
ware, queensware or any kind of ware
until you see what you can do at the
Racket and Novelty Store.
Mrs. W. Bethke, who has been visiting
the family of Conductor E. F. Moore, the
past week, has gone to Denver to meet
her husband, and where they will make
their future home.
There will be services at the Presby
terian church next Sabbath. Morning
service at 11 o'clock. Song service in the
evening at 8 o'clock. All cordially in
vited. When a man talks for war ask him if
he will go himself, and put bis name
down if he says yes. We want to see
how many of the warriors will be forced
to stay at home on account of their
There will be services at St. Cornelius
church next Sunday, Palm Sunday, morn
ing and evening. Morning prayer and
sermon at 11 a. m.; evening prayer and
sermon at 7 :30 p. m. Sunday school at
10 a. m. All are invited.
On inside pages will be found interest
ing news. The Maine report, Presi
dent's message, Congressional news and
other war news, with Talmage's sermon
as a leaven for peace.
Rev. J. M. Gillette, formerly pastor of
the Presbyterian church of this city, will
graduate with the degree of D. D., in
Chicago in April. Mr. Gillette is a hard
student, and his friends will rejoice over
the honor that will be conferred npon
L. D. Pierce found one of his hens be
tween two boards, a couple of days ago,
where it had become fastened about a
month ago. During all this time the hen
had been without food or water, and
when released it flew away apparentlv
The second ward polls will be at the
bouse of Prof.'W. H. LvBrand, on April
5th. Mrs. LvBrand, in anticipation of
the day, will prepare a fine dinner for
the judges and clerks, and the voters
who may wish to avail themselves of
something good to eat.
The fifth and last of the series ot Len
ten teas will be given at the Episcopal
church on Saturday afternoon from 3 to 5
o'clock. The following program will be
Song Charlie Sammersby.
Recitation Mrs. Fox.
Solo 'iNorinne Maurine" Mrs. J. A. Ar-
Recitation Mrs. Krum.
Gnltar solo "Valse Myreen" Mrs Breck-
Recitation Bessie Sammersby.
Everybody invited. Admission, 10c.
The bare La Grippe fare.
There no dw suffering from this
dreadful malady, if you will only get the
right remeay. xou are oavior pain an
ail through vour bodv. vour liver is out
of order, have no appetite, no life or
ambition, have a bad cold, in fact are
completely used up. Electric Bitters is
the only remedy that will give you
prompt relief. They act directly on your
liver, stomach and kidneys, tone up the
whole system and make you feel like a
npw beinsr. Thev are euaranteed to cure
or price refunded. For sale at W. F.
PineTs City Drug store; oniy ou cents per
We have it on good authority that ne
gotiations are under way for a perform
ance in our city, April 2Sth,by that pleas-
lug musical organization The Schubert
Symphony Club and Lady Quartette.
Many of our readers have heard this
popular company and no donbt every one
knows of the high favor in which its
eight years of success has placed it.
Miss Mabel Delaney , the brilliant sopraao,
Lovie Zendt Pnrcell, the phenominal con
tralto, and the wonderful little child ar
tist. Master Tommy, are still with ta
company. The great veriety and popular
character of this company's program baa
Mdeaiad it to the hearts of America
usic-lovers, until today it staads aa-
doabtedly fnt ia their affections. Taeir
acwprogra-la said ta be the best they
aava ever prcud, aad ao doubt aatar
wttlbe larga aera if they are se
ise aa aasattalaateat.
Fockd. Society emblem iu Kelly barn.
See H. H. Crawford.
Leave orders for bran, shorts, corn,
Kaffir corn, chop, flour meal and gra
ham at ImePs.
Ladies wishing corsets made to order
will call at the residence of Mrs. M. E.
Durand, after April 3rd. In city one
week.' Mss. J. J. Anthony,
Agt. St. Claire Corset Co.
J. M. Burson is the party who can
lease or sell you a cattle ranch or farm.
Assignment of topics of the Dodge City
University Extension Association for
Friday evening, April 1, 1898:
Alcibiades Mrs . . H. Madison.
Sparta Supreme Mrs. S. J. Crumbine.
Macedonian Period Mrs. Susie E. Fox.
Literatnre-Dr. CE. EcCarty.
24. Stoics and Epicureans B. F. Milton.
L F. Dawson, Sec'y.
For Infants and Children.
W. H. Strickler of Dodge City, has
been made a quartermaster general in the
Kansas militia, with the rank of colonel,
on the Governor's staff. Topeka Capital,
If you want a bargain in farm or city
property do not fail to see J. M. Burson.
Advertised Letter List.
The following letters remain unclaim
ed for week ending April 1, 1898,
and unless called for within thirty days,
will be sent to dead letter office. Per
sons calling for these letters will please
say, "Advertised," and give date of
this notice : One cent will be charged
for advertised letter delivered.
Crawford, Mattie Knight, Thos.
Ciilbertson, Thos Kuqua, S. J.
D. SWINEHART, P. M.
School Treasurer's Office, District Xo. 1.
Notice is harebv eiven that all warrants of
School District Xo. 1. from registered number
019 to 682, inclusive, are called iu for redemp
tion, and will be paid on presentation at the
Bank of Dods-e City with interest at tne rate
of 6 per cent per annum from the date of regis
tration. Interest on the same will cease from the date
f this notice. , .
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Treasurer School District Xo. 1,
Ford County. Kansas.
Dodge City. Kas., March 31. 1893.
First published March 31. 1898.
IX THE DISTRICT COURT OF FORD
C E. Hatfield and N. J. Smith, partners
under firm name and stle ot Hatfield
ft Smith, Plaintiffs, vs. Fiank C. Hinkley,
The State of Kansas to Frank C. Hinckley:
You will take notice that C. E. Hatfield and
N.J.Smith, partners under the firm name
.j ...- nf ITotflolrl .- Smith na" nlninHffs
didonthe4thday of March, 1698, file their
petition in me aisini; court, ui ruiu iuuuij,
Kansas, against you as defendant, setting
forth their first cause of action that you are
Indebted to them In the sum of $65.00 upon a
balance due upon account for goods, wares
and merchandise sold and delivered you by
BSLlU piUlUWUB, auu , otwuu viac .-
tion that vou are indebted to them in the
sum of $150.00 for a team of mules sold and
delivered to you by them, and praying judg
ment against yon upon staid causes of action
In th sum of $113.00. with interest at six per
cent from January 1st, 1837, upon $65.00, and
mterest at six per cent npon $130.00 from
September 1st, 1894, and costs of suit. That,
upon filing said petition, an order of attach
ment was issued upon proper affidavit by
the clerk of the district court of Ford County,
Kansas, directed to the sheriff of said coun
ty, and upon the 5th day of March, 1893, said
sheriff under and by virtue ot said order lev
ied upon and attached the following describ
ed real property belonging to you, lying and
situate in Ford County, Kansas, to-wit:
Lots land 5 and the northeast quare.- cz
the southeast quarter of section 30; the
southwest quarter of the southwest quarter
of section 29; lot 1 of section 31 ; lot 4 of sec
tion 32, all in township 7, south of rang 22,
west of the 6th P.M. .,.., ,
now said defendant frank C. Hinckley Is
hereby notified that he must appear and an
swer said petition on or before the Uth day
of May, 1898, or said petition will be taken as
true against him and a judgment for said
amount will be rendered against him and a
farther judgment will be rendered against
him that said attached real property be sold
by order of the court, and the proceeds of
said sale applied to satisfy the Judgment of
plaintiffs for said amount, and that after said
sale he be forever barred of any right, title
or Interest in and tosald real .Property.
SUTTuN k MADISON,
Attest- Attorneys for Plaintiff.
T.K FRENCH, Clerk District Court of
First published March 31, 1898-J
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF FORD
C. J. Pelton, plaintiff, vs. Frank C. Hinck
ley, defendant. .,...
State of Kansas to Frank C. Hinckley :
Yon will take notice that C J. Pelton, as
plaintiff, did on the 4th day of March. Ii93.
file his petition in the district court of Ford
County.TUnsas, against you as defendant,
setting forth that you are Indebted to him in
the sum of 30O 00 damages, the value of forty-nine
head of Arkansas cattle which von
agreed to deliver to said plaintiff on Decem
ber 1st, 1S96. in consideration of the aaleand
delivery to you by him of alxteen hadrf
horses and maies. and which cattle yon
failed and refused to deliver to said plaintiff,
and praying judgment against you for said
anm of sWuUaad interest thereon at six per
cent from December 1st, 1806. and costs of
"That upon tHe finding of said petition an
order of attachment was Issued upon proper
affidavit. byThe Clerk of the District Court
TiT ,"12 ,T, r..u rlirwted to the
Sheriff of said county, and npon March 5,
1898. said shena, nnaer anu o "!,ul'1'
order levied upon and attached the follow
i.. it2tVrihivl real nrooerrv belonging to yon
lying and situate in Ford County, Kansas,
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We don't want to fight,
But, by jingo, if we do,
WeVe got the ships, we've got the men,
And we've got the money, too.
But we don't want to talk abont war.
Ours is a more peaceful subject.
We want you to call and see our elegant display of
Novelty Checks, part wool, double fold, 15c per yard.
Scotch Wool Goods, small check, at 35c, worth 50c.
Erocade Worsteds, double fold, 20c and 25c, big value.
An elegant line of Nobby "Pattern Lengths" of
Spring Dress goods. Prices from $2.90 to $10.00.
Our Ladies' Silk Brocade Capes, $2.90, 3.50, 4.50, up.
Ladies Separate Skirts, $1.75, 2.50, 2.90, 3.00, 3.50 up.
Ladies' Suits in Broadcloths and Wash Goods.
An elegant line of
New Scotch Zephyrs
in pretty effects of colorings, at 10c per yard.
White Piques in plaids, checks and stripes, 5c up.
Shoes! Shoes! Shoes!
Ladies' fine Dongola button and lace, $1.48, worth $2.
Children's Little Giant School Shoes, $1.00 1.25, 1.50,
the strongest and best value shoes for hard wear-r-every
pair is warranted.
Men's New Spring Suits.
Our $5.00 all wool Suite are honestly worth $8.00.
You'll acknowledge them the best value you ever saw.
MEN'S NEW STYLE HATS, in Fur and
Straw. Prices are lower than ever.
BTJTTERICK PATTERNS in full line of
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THE BEE HIVE,
Dodge Oit3r, SZaxisas.
HE ZlMMERMANN HARDWARE
Are opening a fine
and complete line of
consisting of . . .
Also carry big line of
Listers, Fence Posts
and Barb Wire.
Twenty-six styles of . . .
Three kinds of . . .
fieggs' German Salve is a care for
Piles. No matter how bad the case may
be. They relieve at once, Scalds, Old
Sores, Bnrns, Eczema, Tumors, etc. For
sale by W.F. Pine.
Farming Implements of all description
E. C. ERICKSON,
BOOT AND SHOEIAKER,
W. T. COOLIDGE,
Real Estate and Insurance Apt.
Good farms and City Property for
sale or trade. Pay taxes for non
residents. Examine lands.
Only set of abstract books in Ford
Coupty up to date.
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