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Subscribe for Would. fresh pork at Baker's. Mud." Mud!! Mud!!! Read Verbeck's new ad. Pickled pork at Baker's. Smoked hams at Baker's. Fall wheat is looking fine. Good fresh beef at Baker's. Another good rain Tuesday. Read A. X. Johnson's new ad. Read the Cash Store's new ad. Xext Tuesday is election day. W. F. Stranahan, of Banner, was in town on Monday. Vote for Wm. Jordan for trustee of Riverside township. Attorney Rea transacted legal busi ness at Colby on Friday. County Attorney Ilutzel had legal business at Colby, Friday. TKACIIKRS! Come to the AVohld office and get your report cards. Wm. Bower, the merchant king of Collyer, was in town on Monday. Register of Deeds Cross visited with his family at Lawrence this week. A. II. Cox will step down and out as clerk of the land office this even ing. Wilber Benson, of south of town, was a Wa-Keeney visitor last Mon day. Two or three cows and calves for sale. Inquire at Street's Hardware store. Wanted To trade a good watch for a good shotgun. Inquire at this office. '"Olson is a bad man"' and, like the Irishman's wooden leg, "it runs in the family." Hiram Schneider, of south of town, is enjoying a visit from his father of Illinois. .1. R. Wilson was initiated into the mysteries of the Woodman last Thurs day evening. The Olson-Cox combine are prepar ing to give tjieir readers some old well "st ilfs"' this week. Mr. Rathbone. the big cattleman, spent several days in AVa-Keeney the fore part of the week. AVhite Cashmere soap is the whitest and best soap on the market. Only 5 cents at C. C. Bestor's. Vot for Chas Folkers for township treasurer. Charlie is all o. k. and will make a good official. Examine the Swasey stoneware from Portland. Maine, the best on earth. C C. Iiestor. sole agent. A family whose members are known to pilfer from one another will steal from the public if given a chance. For Sale Eight 2 and 3-vear-old blooded horses; also all kinds of farm implements on 1 year's time. C. AV. F. St reet. Miss Birdie Schultz. of Salina. who was the guest of Miss Cora liradshaw last week, returned homo Tuesday morning. There will be no services at the M. E. church Sunday it being quarterly meeting day at Ridgway. K. E. (iunc kel, pastor. Mr. and Mrs. C. . Gibson very pleasantly entertained a number of their friends at "high five"' last Tues day evening. Mr. Olson's "expense account" is measured by the "contributions" of his political friends who are not on to his methods. Mr. and Mrs. L. Schmitt departed for Jewell City Thursday morning, well pleased with their month's visit with the folks. Small pill, safe pill, best pill. Te AVitt's Little Early Ilisers cure bilous ness. constipation, sick headache. Jones & Gibson. Station Agent White, of Collyer, has been promoted to night man at our station. He will move his family to Wa-Keeney. " The Union Pacific will give one of their $3.00 excursions to Denver this evening. Quite a number are talking of going from this place. Dr. Bellows. Len Schmitt and AV. AA Gibson had a very pleasant hunt ing trip on Tuesday. Report has it that they brought home 12 ducks. "Heinz Vinegars," Preserve Pickles by their Perfect Purity. Heinz Pick ling and Pure Cider Vinegars are sold only by C. C. Bestok. Dr. arid Mrs. Bellows and son AA'ar ren arrived from Kansas city last Fri day evening and spent the week the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Ferris. It's a bad fire that burns no good. AVilber Benson treated "himself" to a new set of harness last Monday to re place the set cremated in the' recent tire. You can't cure consumption but you can avoid it and cure every other form of throat or lung trouble'bv the use of One Minute Cough Cure. Jones & Gibson. ATanted For winter feeding about fifty head of cattle. Good pasture, water and shedding: feed plenty for storms. Terms reasonable. Address X, care or this office. Charlie Barber, who has been em ployed on the section here, left AA'ed nesday for Sheridan county to husk his 90 acres of corn, which will make at least 25 bushel s per acre. Dr. Bellows, of Kansas City, and Jeweler Johnson braved Monday's rain and hunted on Big creek. Re sult: One muskrat, one dickey bird, and one badly wounded straw stack. Married By Probate Judge Tun nell, July 28, 189T. A. II. Cox to Miss Maggie Beem. We are a little late in chronicling the happy event, but it is nevertheless true. The World ex tends hearty congratulations. How do you like the change in the weather? Ask our coal dealers. Mrs. Frank Woodward entertained a number of her friends last Wednes day afternoon. Dr. Raffington, the dentist, will be at Hotel Ferris November 3, 4, 5 and 6, prepared to do all linesof dentistry. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Marshall enter tained a few friends at tea on Wed nesday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Len Schmitt. The party that took water tank Trom the ranch of Wm. Hiber had better return same or call and settle for it, and save costs. . II. Reynolds, son of the Colonel, and John Smith, an enterprising merchant of Grainfield, were in AVa Keeney on Wednesday. Chas Hull, superintendent of Blair & AVilson's large alfalfa farm, dropped in on us last Wednesday and gave us a few pointers on pigology. Last Monday Abe Frakes stepped down and out as register of our land office and Hon. Ike Purcell, of Grain field, stepped in. What is the Inde pendent's loss is our gain. There is no need of little children being tortured by scald head, eczema and skin eruptions. DeWitt's AVitch Hazel Salve gives instant relief and cures permanently. Jones & Gibson. You can't afford to risk your life by allowing a cold to develop into pneu monia or consumption. Instant re lief and a certain cure are afforded by One Minute Cough Cure. Jones & Gi hson. Everyone desires to keep informed on Yukon, the Klondykeand Alaskan gold fields. Send 10c for large Com pendium of vast information and big color map to Hamilton Pup. Co., In dianapolis, Ind. The east bound passenger train, due here at 10 o'clock, passed through our quiet and beautiful little city Wednesday noon done up in Santa Clans attire. A heavy blizzard in Col orado Tuesday was the cause of the delay. A party of five covered wagons from Rawlins county, passed through the city Monday evening en route for Ar kansas. They camped just east of town, but the rain storm Tuesday morning made them pull back to this city and enjoy our company a couple of days. J. M. Thirswend. of Grosbeck, Tex., says that when he has a spell of in digestion, and feels bad and sluggish, he takes two of DeWitt's Little Early Ilisers at night, and lie is all right next morning. Many thousands of others do the same thing. Do you? Jones & Gibson. Mrs. Shiedler and little son. of Oakley, joi ried Mr. Shiedler in this city last Saturday. Mr. Shiedler has been night operator at the station here for some time, arid expected to move his goods here the first of the week, but Monday he was transferred to Lin coln Center, Kansas. Jacob HolTer, of Fosterburg, 111., a former resident of East. Trego, was in the city Monday, called on us. and deposited $1 to help the World rotate. Mr. HolTer says Kansas is far ahead oT any other state thisyear. He put in a large acreage-of wheat on his place in Ogallah and will return next year and do likewise. J. C. Berry, one of the best known citizens of Spencer. Mo., testifies that he cured himself of the worst kind of piles by using a few boxes of DeAVitt's Witch Hazel Salve. He had been troubled with piles for over thirty years and had used many different kinds of so-called cures; but DeWitt's was the one that did the work and he will verily this statement if any one wishes to write him. Jones & Gibson. Married At the home of A. B. Red mond, near Banner, on AVednesday evening, October 27, 1897 Mr. E. AV. Hawkes and Miss Kate Redmond. Rev. Waldropofficiating. Mr. Hawkes is a young man of sterling worth and is one of Collyer township's most suc cessful farmers. Miss Redmond is a highly accomplished young lady. Their many friends and AAtorld join in wishing them long life, happiness and prosperity. Last year we asked $125 for print ing the official ballots but a Populist board gave it to Olson for $195. .This year we asked $i) for the whole job (which is less than 70 per cent of legal rates) but a Republican board direct ed that it be given to the lowest bid der and Olson got it at $5. Now com pare prices for two years' ballots: Olson gets $200 World asked 134 Net loss to taxpayers. : $ 06 Mr. Hinshaw, of Chicago, traveling for the Teachers' Aid Association, publishers, manufacturers and dealers in school supplies, visited a number of our school boards in the county lasf week and this. In making ac quaintances he raet A. P. and T. I). Hinshaw and learned that he was a cousin of theirs, although he had never expected to run across any of his kin folks in Western Kansas, he visited with the boys this week. Mr. Hinshaw is a fine looking young man, a graduate of the Valpariso (Ind.) law school. He is looking for a loca tion to practice law. PACTS AND FIGURES. Here are some figures as well as "facts of interest to taxpayers." They show what Olson charged for printing ballots last year and this: 1896 Olson got ... $195 1897 Olson got 5 A saving (?) of $190 Last year a pofttlist board would not even look at a bid from us and gave the work to Olson at the high est price that coula be paid under the law. This year a REPUBLICAN board directed that it be giveu to the lowest bidder. Credit to whom credit is due. The election of Hin shaw and Barclay made this saving possible. Is it a saving? Here are some more figures: Olson's spurious bill .. . .$351.49 Frakes' donation (offered) 100.00 Olson ahead $251.49 AVe figure the $100 as a loss to Olson, because he gobbles all the party fund. He may yet collect it elsewhere. Here is the summary: County is out $551.49 Olson "in it"...". 451.49 Frakes' saves $100.00 AVhat have you made taxpayers? Cinque Party. Miss Nellie Schmitt gave a party at her home last Monday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Len Schmitt. High five was indulged in, an elegant repast was served, and all report a good time. The following were present: Misses Marine Brown Pearl Courtney Mollie Saum Genevieve Oortright Bessie Ferris Susie Henkel Mable Lawrence Ida Lawrence - Messrs J. K. Wilson Jesse Courtney Cliff Baker G rests Marshal I Ralph Saum Jesse Cortrisiht diet Oleason Clarence Henkel Clarence Gleason Lou Gleason Kay Gleason Report of School In north half tf District No. 11. for tne mon I h eudinp October 22. 197. Pupils Knrolled s Average Daily Attendance 1-5 ;n ot A isent ; Not Tartly 4 l'upils not absent Maude FtirltLfK Nora Wilson Alice Wilson Johanna Dreher Katy llreher. Pupils not tardy Maude Furlieck Johanna Dreher Roue Dreher Ivat v Dreher LlLLIE'U. LAKSON. Teacher. Report of School In District No. 14 for the month ending Oetolier 22. 18117. NumlH-rof Pupils Knrolled 15 Average Daily Attendance . . 13 Neither absent nor tardy Jessie Harvey Willie Harvey Myrtle Harvey Knirna Reynolds F.dgar Reynolds Willie Reynolds Frank Burns S. F. WOODWARD. Teacher. AVa-Keeney vs. Big Craek. The seeond game of the series for the World's Championship Trego County Cup was held on the Wa-Keeney diamond last Saturday. The work of hot li clubs was very brilliant and many excellent plays were made. Following is the score: WA-KEENEY. Name Ii. Carroll Kelley II W ill Lucas X Otis Giuickel 7 Ray Nelson 5 Chase Wilson Ray Cfford 7 dTotal 42 BIG CREEK. Name li. David Chalk 5 George Chalk 6 Clyde Cypher 5 Jim Chalk 4 Sam Straw 1 .1 im Aloe ti Total...: 27 Obituary. Died At his home in Bryant township. Graham county. Kansas, on October 27. 1S17. of bronchial consumption. John Frederick Ahlers. aged 47 years. J. F. Ahlers was lorii and reared to early mankood near Magdeburg. Prussia, whence he emigrated to America, coming; to Osage county. Kansas, about twenty-live years ago. In 1876 he was married to Miss Addle All gier. of Osage county, daughter of John Allgier. one of the Hrst pioneers of the state. In 1878 Mr. Allers and family moved to Graham county, settling on the North Sa line, which neighborhood has ever since been his home. Mr. Ahlers served through all the grades of farm and homestead life until he established himself on a farm and cattle ranch of his own. which, by his industry, he made one of the most desirable homes in that section of country. The deceased was brought up in the Luth eran faith, but allied himself to the Methodist-Episcopal church since coming to America, although he always spoke with reverence and affection for the cliurclrof his youth. lie has ever lieen a consistent Christian loved and respected by all who knew him. His reputation for honesty and business integrity has ever ljeen alxive re proach. For some years he has been a mem ber of the order of Modern Woodmen of America. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Cox. of Moreland. Kas.. at the M. E. church, at Wa-Keeney. In the cemetery at which place the remains of the deceased were laid on October 28. 1KM7. Mr. Ahlers leaves a wife and five children to mourn his departure, together with a wide circle of acquaintances extending through the counties of Graham and Trego who re gret, the loss of an affectionate husband and father, a kind and obliging neighbor, an up right citizen, a true friend and an honest man. Fairview Items. Plenty rain and cold weather this week. Otto Colliorp was transacting business in Ellis last Tuesday. Orlando Carlson and Alfred Bailey attend ed church at Riverside last Sunday. A brass band is lieing organized in River side and all those that wish to join call on A. S. Bailey. John Colhorg is busily engaged in plowing these rainy days. He intends to sow two hundred acres to wheat this fall. Most of the farmers in this vicinity have not threshed yet and the wheat is pretty well soaked through and great loss will be the result. Collyer items. Winter is here. No new postmaster yet. L. S. Myerly has charge of the depot at this place. . Benson, of Ogallah, was in town last Thursday. Bert Lahman, of Quinter. was on our streets Monday. H. Harlan and family returned from Wa Keeney Monday morning. Chas Pierce, of Collyer. was visiting with friends near Banner fast Sunday. Mike Knoll, of Hoganville. was doing busi ness will our merchants on Wednesday. Will Guschewsky. of Billings, Montana, is visiting with his brother. E. A. Guschewsky, this week. Mrs. O. B. Kessler returned from Wa Keeney last Sunday where she has been visit ing with friends for the past week. :F. S. DIEBOLD,. -DEALER IN- Lumber, Coal, flBuys and sells all kinds of grain. Agejit for I. M. Yost's celebrated brands of flour. Parties contemplating building should call and get my prices on LUMBER. f This space lielonps to A. N. JOHNSON, the Jeweler. Get his prices Before purchasing elsewhere. ALL KINDS of repairing Neatly and promptly done. ft ft County Line Notas. Rain. Raining. Rainy. Wheat is coming up tine. Karly wheat is looking good. Kansas mud is getting sticky. , Farmers are busy drilling these days. Several east side citizens have bad colds. Arthur Clough is at home with his father now. John Loflin has his house nearly completed. Candidates are very s!y in this neck of the woods. Chas Jlobhick has quit threshing and is at home. liruce Furbeck has been drilling for L M. Orton. Mrs. Herbert and sons are expected home this week. I j i. o. ruut-i i tut: liwi jinjtve.y li i i : i i : . . l . . . i l . : , 1 -. . oi tne east siae. Uruce Furbeck intends going east for apples soon. ' Fkection next Tuesday and some body will get left. Mr. 1 lotier, of Illinois, formerly of Trego, is calling on old friends. G. W. Staplin and wife are expect ed about the first of November. Mr. l'hares' son came home from Nebraska a couple of weeks ago. Mt. Pleasant Rumors. Fine wheat growing weather. Miss Mattie Page is still very ill. C. II. Hurt was visiting at Arch Hays' last Sunday. The doctor was at Joe Richardson's the first of the week. Orlando Carlson was visiting in the vicinity last Sunday. We had a good rain last Tuesday with a small amount of snow. Isaac Green is going to seed about thirty acres to wheat this fall. Mr. Ezra Rosier, of near McCracken, was calling in the vicinity last Sun day. Lad Greer is going through the pre tense of shucking corn (nubbins) this week. Wm. Jordan and family were visit ing" his father-in-law the first of the week. The Run von thresher is doing busi ness in. the Allmaft settlement this week. Mr. John Allman donated $25 to the minister of Riverside a short time since. Arch Hays has a splendid piece of fall sown wheat just north of his resi dence. The school at Riverside will be postponed next Tuesday on account of election. The Mt. Pleasant hitching fence was well lined with teams last Sun day at the Epworth League meeting. Miss Pearl Richardson is up and around again, but Willie and Lottie are still troubled with a severe fever. Bailey brothers boarded the west bound passenger today for Denver. Colo., to view the magnificent city and the Rockies. It is reported to your scribe that J. T. Ford, of Wa-Keeney, has traded his land improvements, etc.. in this vicinity for two 160-acre farms near McCracken. and two lots, house and barn in the city of McCracken, to Wm. Rhine & Chenoweth. We are sorry to lose an energetic farmer, but may success go with him. Iiy request we send the following: Wanted A wife In the language of the immortal Tom Flannigan, "What are we here for?" Do you suppose 1 am resorting to tiiecolumns of Trego county's standby for my health, for languid pastime", idle fun, or to swarm a hive of bees, with no other ambition in view than todonate them away afterwards to some ele emosynary, institution. Emphatically not. Answer: Seeking my ideal out of the vast domains-of Trego and ad joining counies. Am a bachelor hav ing so far failed to attain the pinnacle of the top rounds of the ladder which I consciensiously and aspiringly con sider I belong and am entitled to. Not only my moral reputation but likewise" moral character are such that I am perfectly willing to court the most critical and searching in vestigation. Therefore I am O. K. and as an axiom neither smoke, chew, Flour and Feed. ft f r f f r f f P n r f . r- f f drink, nor polute myself with the vices and fraitities so common to the genius hobo (homo). I have high,, laudible, charitable and progressive aims in life. Comprehensive and true love one of my fondest topics a spec iality. Over f feet G inches, brown hair on the dark order, with curling locks in front, rather dark blue eyes, Pugo-Kornan noso, fair complexion, good form and able-bodied. In short, might as well say handsome. All re ligions are welcome to correspond with me, so are all nationalities un derstanding the English language, except Northern Europeans, etc,; so are the rich and the poor. Although in a hurry to get married, I don"t ex pect my ship to come in soon From the very nature of things. Any young lady inspired with a feeling of aftin- ityship so strong lor tins ail. that like the needle of the mariner's compass cannot argue herself out of the magic spell, why answer this of course. Rut if in doubt resort to prayer twenty minutes to an hour. Arising next morning, if the "still, small voice" within you comes like an avalanche and commands you to answer it is certai nly advisable that you surrender your fates to a correspondence. Right here will say only a limited corres pondence desired. With ail due del ference and sympathy, widows, flirts .and freckled-face Irish strictly barred out. No correspondence answered wherein there is a failure in first letter to give a full, clear and decisive delineation ot-mental, moral anu phy sical clmracteristics, such as color, etc. Address with stamp, '-F. (). U.' this office. C. J. FERRIS 6c CO. DEALERS IN FURNITURE MiEML SUPPLIES. I will furnish every thing in tMic line-of undertaking that can be found anywhere. ifeyAll calls answered day or night. NOTICE GF PUBLIC SALE OF SCHOOL LANDS' Office of the County Tkeasureii. j Tkeoo CorNTY. Wa-Keeney, Kansas. t,toler Vi. 1MJ7. I Notice is hereby Riven thai on Friday. Hie 12th day of November. 1!T. between the hours of 10 oVI.icU a. m. and 3 o'clock p. m.. I will o!ier for sale and sell to the highest bid der, at my omVc in Wa-Keeney. Kansas, the fo! If iwin.ir descriiwd tracts of state scln;ol lands si; nati'd in the County of Tresro. and s.ai.e oi Kansas, to-wit. : The n w qrof n-.v qr of sec . twp 11. soutli ranire ' w Tiie s qr of nw qr of sec 30. twp 14, south rane 2 w. The it w irof sw qr of sec 36. twp 14. south ranse 22 w. The sw qr of sw qr of sec 38. twp 14. south ransie r:2 w. All appraised at S3 per acre. Witness my hand this 12th day of October. 1M7. T. K. JIOOKF. County Treasurer. I First published in western Kansas woki.i. Octolier . IsstT. Sheriff's Sale. In the District Court of Trefro County. Kan sas. Cyrus Monroe, plaintiff. vs. The Iowa Mortgage Company, et al, defend ants. By virtue of an order of sale to me issued out of the aforesaid District Court, 1 will, on Thursday, Novemter 11. 1897, at the hour of 10 o'clock a . in., at the from door of the court house, in the city of Vta Keeney. in the county and state aforesaid, offer at public sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, all the rifiht. title and interest of the several defendents in tin? above entitled action in and to the following described real estate, to-wit: The w hf of sec 31. twp 12. ranee 21. The s hf of sec 3. twp 15. ratine 21. The sw qr of sec 6. twp 11. ranpe 22. The se qr of the ii w qr. and theehf of the sw qr. and the nw qr of the se qr of sec -6. j twp 13. ranpe 22. t he ne qr oi sec so, iwp ji. ranjse o. The sw qr of sec 34. twp 13. ran jje 23. The e hf of the nw qr. and nw qr of nw qr of sec 26. twp 14. ran ice 23. The nw qr of sec 32. twp 13. range 24. The nw qr of sec 24. twp 14. ranse 24. The se qr of the ne qr. and the ne qr of the se qr of sec 28. twp IS. ranpe 24. The nw qr of sec 1. twp 13. ranpe 2o. The sw qr of sec 23. twp 15. range 23. All lying west of the Sixth Principal Me- ''And'the west 85 feet of Jot 1.3. In block 41. in the City of Wa-Keeney. all situated in the said county of Trepo. with all the appurte nances thereto belonpinp. to be sold as the proporty of the several defendants In said action and subject to their ripht of redemp tion as provided for by said order of sale. O . W . L . Sheriff of Treso County, Kansas.