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MBADE, MBADB COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY, 11, 1900.
J. W. BERRYMAN, President. W. S. BERRYMAN, Cashier.
' C. Q. CHANDLER, Vice-President.
) Cbc ilDcade State Sanb,
Designated County Depository.
A General Banking Business Transacted. Cattle Loans a Specialty.
Every accommodation offered the business public consist
ant with safe and conservative management. .
National Bank of Commerce, Kansas City." National Bank of Commerce, Wichita, Ks.
--' "Commercial Natl Bank, Independence, Ks. Fourth National Bank, Wichita, Ks.
, Peoples' Bank, Pratt, Ks. First National Bank, Hutchinson, Ks.
Look up our responsibility and bring us your business.
F. H. GRAY, Prop.
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Hot soups a
Get a dish of the Famous Mexican Chih
OUR STOCK IS ALWAYS COMPLETE.
In fact we carry the largest and cleanest stock of goods to be found
in Southwest Kansas.
J. M. WOOD.
Lain Lima isfttt i Ci
I HANDLE GENUINE
knd inspect Mrs. Judd's assorted, stock in the
above lines. Prices on all her goods as low
as any eastern house.
For Ranch Supplies
we carry a complete
R R. Wells and Co. will
sell you as good flour,
feed, groceries, seeds,
barley, cane, hardware
and implements and as
cheap as any house in
. southwest Kansas. Call
and examine our stock.
lAll parties desiring to make final
joot on their homesteads or tree
" claims can have their publication
made in the News by Calling at the
r. office add getting receipt for same.
We have been imformed by good
.'authority that we can publish this
class of notices.
. m. Wood says he has received
foyr or five cars of coal and lumber
lately and that he must have some
noney to pay for the some, so re-
, quhsts everybody that owes him to
Hlase- make a financial call at the
Dr. Simpson is Coming.
f Dr. Simpson will be in Meade
.from Jan. 15 to 22 to dental work
I Will b at Meade Hotel and request
a 1 patrons 10 cau eany in tne week
AT ALL HOURS.
- con - Carne when you are in the city.
CANON CITY COAL.
For Dry Goods, Notions,
and anything in the Grocery Line. In fact
line in all our departments.
We have Flour and Feed constantly on hand by the carlo! i
and ""make the lowest prices on corn by the wagon load.
When wanting to purchase a supply of Groceries, Flour or
Feed call and get my prices.
E. W. WILLIAMS,
- - - . . KANSAS.
Notice to Woodmen.
After Jan. 1st all members of the
Modern Woodmen of America must
pay their assessments promptly on
the first Monday of each month. The
clerk is not permitted to carry any
one. Otherwise members will be-
I offer for sale the building on the
north side of square now used as a
black smith shop. See me at shop
or address me at Meade, Kas,
1 m . - J. J. Leach.
The place to buy carpet warp the
the cheapest is at Mrs. Tudd's. She
has any color you want, on spools
Call on her before sending your car
pet to the weaver.
Great reductions in millinery at
Subscribe for the News.
See X. B. Sawyer's ad. this week
Wiley Rhodes, of Byers, was in
the city last week.
Mrs. John Shaw called and paid
for a year's News last Saturday.
Wm. Siebenthaler was one of the
persons added to our list last Sat
See Will Shelley's ad. in another
column. If you want an artistic
sign call on Will.
J?. M. Rosenberry is repairing his
pool room on the north side and will
soon be open for business.
Harry Reas returned Sunday. from
Beaver, where he had been for the
past week on business.
. .The -new building of the Fick
Roberts Mer. Co. has had its coat
of iron put on and is nearing comle
tion. Last Saturday was -Teachers' As
sociation day and a number ,of ladies
and gentlemen of that profession
were in the city.
Nin Ellis returned from Jewell
county Tuesday evening where he
had been with some cattle that he
had been pasturing for the last few
S. R. Peters, of Newton, came in
Monday evening to attend the per
liminary of Geo. W. Wiley. He is
attorney for Mr. Wiley.
John Wehrle desires the
people of Meade and vicinity to
call and see him when in the city.
See his ad. in another column.
S. D. Adams has completed the
repairs on his livery barn and now
has more room to accomodate the
public who come his way.
Saturday was an unusually busy
day in town. The day was a beauti
ful one and the country people took
advantage and came to town to
J. C. Fry came in Monday eve
ning. . Mr. Fry has recently been
conducting an examination of the
county treasurer's books in the in
terest of Mr. Wiley.-
- B. S. McMeel, the north side
merchant, speaks to the people
through the News this week, and
invites all desiring goods in his line
to call and examine his large stock.
A number of copies of the News
are sent to other papers this week
for the purpose of exchanging. We
hope our brothers of the press will
reciprocate as we would like to have
you on our exchange list.
Section Foreman Conger has put
a foundation under his house in the
north part of the city and is repair
ing it materially. This will make
Sam a very comfortable house when
We notice the proceeding of the
Beaver River Cattlemen's Associa
tion in the Hardesty Herald last
week. This association was recent
ly organized in the west end with
headquarters at Hardesty. R. B.
Quinn is Sec'y and Treas. Meade
county should have a similar organ
ization as it is a protection to that
industry. Other counties around
us have one and why can't Meade?
We desire to call the attention of
the readers of the News this week
to the ad. of the Meade State Bank
in another column, also to their
financial statement at the close of
business on the 1st of January, 1900
The statement speaks in the highest
terms for the bank and shows that
they are in a prosperous condition.
The prosperity of a bank depends
wholly on the patronage it receives
from the community in which it is
located, and this bank is no excep
tion o the rule. We can reccom
mend the Meade State Bank to any
one desiring a place to transact their
banking business. The bank is ready
at all times to receive your deposits,
large or small. A number of people
have the idea that a bank does not
want to be bothered with small de
posits, but it is not true. The
Meade State Bank is always ready
to receive large or small deposits
and we desire to say that you will
find Mr. Berryman an agreeable
gentleman in business transactions
Fine weather for the past ten days.
Subscribe for the. News. .
See Dr. Simpson' for dental work
at Meade hotel from 15th to 22nd.
Born To Mr. and .Mrs. Myron
Byrns, two- miles , southwest of
Meade, Saturday morning; a son.
Gearge Fowler and mother, of
Fowler, were transacting business in
this city Saturday.
Miss Maggie Martin of Plains was
attending Teachers Association in
R. E. Steele returned from
Hutchinson Friday - evening, where
he had been spending the holidays
with his family. "
Alex Tripod is now found behind
the counter in the drug store of H.
M. Coon. Alex informs us that he
going to learn the business.
The Modern Woodmen of America
have issued invitations to their mem
bers and families to attend their
public installation tonight and are
anticipating a great time.
Alf. Siegel has moved about
800 " head of FS cattle north
ef-Mcade to feed this winter. Alf.
is now a resident of Meade.
Clark Williams came in Saturday
from Tucson, Ariz., where he has
been for the . past few months. He
will remain here for a while.
. A. B. Reeves, attorney at law, of
Dodge City, was in the city last
week transacting legal business.
Jay Ellis has returne to this city
after a couple of weeks work on a
well for S. C. Sumpter, of Sand
The News feels a bit proud of
the manner in which most of the
merchants are advertising this week.
It pays to advertise.
Rev. Robinson will preach at the
Baptist church next Sunday morning
and evening. Moraine subiect.
"Sowing and : Reaping," evening!
topic, "The great arbitration case."
W. J. Stagg came in Saturday
night to attend the trial of the State
of Kansas vs. Geo. W. Wiley. Mr.
Stagg is the prosecuting witness in
S. P. Bunch is in a front seat with
an ad. this week. Mr. Bunch
makes a specialty of filling orders
for groceries, flour and feed by the
wagon load. He also carries a good
line of staple and fancy groceries.
This has been an ideal winter for
stock men. There has not been a
day this winter that cattle could not
be on the range. Nearly all the
cattle are being fed and have been
since about Dec. 1st.
Fred Gray has his business repre
sented in the advervising columns
of the News this week. Mr. Gray
is enjoying a good business and be
lieves in using printer's ink.
G. F. Gratton, of McPherson,
attorney for the prosecution in the
case of State of Kansas vs. Geo. W.
Wiley, came in Monday to attend
the perliminary before Justice Smith
Tuesday it began a misting rain
and for a time seemed as though we
were going to have some real win
ter, but on Wednesday morning the
sun shone as bright as ever. .
Co. Treas. Cones informed us that
he had colected about 25,000 taxes
this year. Of this amount tKe Rock
Island paid about $8,500 including
the fire tax of Eden twp, which they
did not pay last year.
B. F. Cox and Andy Eliason of
Crooked Creek twp made us a call
last Saturday. Mr. Cox informed
us that he brought the first printing
outfit to Meade Couoty, with, which
the old Pearlette Call was published.
There has been considerable change
in Meade County since then.
The business houses are all well
represented in the News this week'
They all carry a complete stock in
their respective lines. We would
advise all our people not to send
away for anything they can get at
home, for when yqu want any accom
modation you go to the home mer
chant. They are the ones who pay
taxes and help keep up the county
and encourage them with your pat
The New County Officers.
Last Monday there were a few
changes made in the court house'
officials. ' Frank Wehrle succeeded
E. F. Riemah as County Clerk.
Mr. Wehrle has had a number of
years' experience in bookkeeping,
and we feel confident that ' he will
give the people of Meade county the
benefit of his knowledge. . -Mr. Rie
man, we understand, will engage in
the real estate business in partner?
ship with Louis . Boehler. S. D.
Adams was appointed deputy clerk
by County Clerk Wehrle.
F. C. Judd succeeds himself as
sheriff, having been re-eiected last
Miss Winnie Bonham succeeds
her sister, Nettie, to the office of
Register of Deeds. Winnie has
been acting register "for the past year
and is well acquainted with the work.
John Innis succeeds himself as
Commissioner of the 1st district.
Mr. Innis was elected last fall as a
republican despite the fight made
against him by some of the prominent
members of his own party.
Dr. Fee was sworn in as Coroner
of Meade county, and will now at
tend all inquests.
John Ellis is now the surveyor
and will look after the chain and
John Elliot, who was elected
Clerk of Dist. Court last Nov., took
his office immediately after the elec
tion, the election being to fill a va
cancy caused by the resignation of
The Board organized by electing
John' Conrad Chairman.
A. L. Davis, living west of Spring
field, Ks., was found dead last
Thursday on his range near Spring
field. The supposition is that he
had been foully dealt with, as a hole
was found in the mouth and the
bullet supposed to be lodged in the
head. There was talk of making
some arrests but as yet we have not
heard of any being made.
IN JUSTICE'S COURT.
On last Friday in Judge Smith's
court the case of John Harper vs.
W. T. Miles, Ed Miles, and Ben
Trober for peaceable entry and
forcible detainer of real estate was
thrown out of court for want of
Saturday the case of John Frame
vs. E. H. Boyer was called. The
action was for damages for the
destruction of some feed by the de
fender's sheep. The plaintiff re
ceived judgement for $4 and costs.
The defendant promptly settled the
The case of the State of Kansas vs. Geo.
W. Wiley for embezzlement of county funds
while county treastrer, was called Tuesday.
The defence made a motion for continuance
which was Overruled. Witnesses were exam
ined on behalf of the state, at the conclusion
hf which the defendant waived argument and
was bound over to district court in the sum of
Mr. John Sims, of FowlerNwp"
was in the city the latter part of last
week doing business with the County
Fresh Oysters! WHERE???
at Gray's Place, of course.
Get them any time.
Rev.. J. M. Robinson preached at
the Baptist church Sunday morning
and evening. He left Monday eve
ning for Plains, Kas.
Home-made comforters at Mrs.
Judd's as cheap as you can buy the
goods and cotton, to say nothing of
Mittens, hoods and winter under
wear reduced to cost at Mrs. Judd's.
When you want to buy Dry Goods
Notions or Millinery, the best for
the least money, go to Mrs. Judd.
Remember, her stock is all new.
We have been informed that thou
sands of small grasshoppers were
seen in the Artesian district last
week. This is rather early for this
pest to be makipg its appearance,
but the weather last week was more
like spring than mid-winter.
We acknowledge a pleasant call
from Misses Laura and Lucile Rup
ert, of Liberal, 4ast Saturday. We
ragret that we were not in the office
when these ladies called. They re
turned to Liberal Saturday evening
' Financial Stafemerit-'
Statement of the Financial Condition of the Meade State
Bank at the close of business on January 1st 1900.
Loans and discounts, $24,323 81
Real Estate, . : .60000
U. S. Int, Rev, Stamps, 66 00
Cash and sight exchange, . 43iS9 4
Above Statement is correct.
Clothing, Gent's Furnishings,
BOOTS & SHOES,
The Celebrated J. B. Stetson & Co. Hats.
We carry the celebrated line of Hamilton Brown Shoes. A fine Una
of Cowboy boots.
Murphy Bros. Leading Tailors. Also handle a complete line of tha
Friend Bros. Celebrated ''Perfection Clothing."
McDonald's "Red Seal" Overalls.
Headquarters for the best Corduroy clothing.
Model Steam Laundry, Hutchinson. Kans.
Esse eiiam videri Shirfs.
I MAKE A SPECIALTY OF RANCH SUPPLIES. . .
My prices-will always be found the lowest. I make the lowest
possible prices on large orders.
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X. B. Sawyer for the best flour made west of
the Mississippi river.
New f hin;
Subscribe for the News.
W. T. Miles and Wm. Bunyan, of
Fowler, were in the city over night
W. L. Lyon, a detective in the
employe of the Texas Cattle Raisers
Association was in the city Thursday
night. Mr. Lyon recently located
at Ashland, Clark County.
W. S. Edwarcs and wife left
Thursday for Beaver, Ok., where
Mr. Edwards expects to organize a
Camp of Modern Woodmen of
America in the the near future. Mr.
Edwards is a Deputy Head Consul
for western Oklahoma, and recently
returned from the west end of Beaver
county where he organized camps at
Kenton, Hardesty, and Optima.
Will is a good man for this work
and we wish him success at Beaver.
Will be in Meade to do dental
work from Jan. 16 to 22, at National
hotel. Dr. Edwards.
One note of hand, dated Sept. 23,
1899, given in favor of R. R Wells
for $600, payable Nov. 1, 1900,
signed by A. V. Angel and. E. J.
Angel. All persons are hereby
warned against buying - or selling
said note as it was not indorsed by
owner. R. R. Wells.
Sept. 3th 1899.)
Surplus, tooo CO
Undivided profits, 76 72
Deposits, 62072 13;
Total, - '68148 85
W. S. BERRYMAN, Cashier.
HATS CAPS ETC.
- - KANSAS.
X. B. Sawyer will show you the nicest
and cleanest stock Meade. . New ar
rivals of goods from three to five times a
X. B. lawyer will pay the highest
market price for good, sweet clean
butter, also fresh lard and clean eggs.
E. F. RlEMAN,
Atty. at Law.
E. F. RIEM AN c GO.
Ranches and cattle for sale. Titles perfected.
Rents collected. Taxes paid for
J. H. CAMP & SON,
Feed - Mill.
Grinds all kinds of grain.
West side square. MEADE, kAS.
Z. B. RAGLAND,
Horses cared for by day or week. -MEADE,
- - KANSAS.
O. R. JOHNSON, Artist.
Platinum or Gold Tones,.
Gloss or Matt Finish. i,
Viewing and Interiors a Specialty,
Real EstaleS Aosiraclers