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TWENTY-FIRST YEAR. Clean up. Plant trees. Plant garden. ' Pay the printer. Tack up your screens.. Fresh pork at Baker's. Pickled pork at Baker's. j Smoked hams at Baker's. Good fresh beef at Baker's. The measles are still raging. The next holiday is Decoration day. Alex Sellers is plastering his house. The Red Front barn isdark at pres ent. Gus Ellermyer wintered 200 head of cattle. Cattlemen are looking ip pastures to lease. The new city wind mill works like a charm. Hill City has three newspapers all home print, A.'B. Beaty came up from Franklin last Monday. Candidates for county offices are "bobbing" up. A. L. Gleason lost a valuable mare one day this week. Subscribe for the World. Oldest paper In the county"."" ' "Wall paper at Cortright's for 4c, 5c, 6c, 7c per single roll. Attend Ed Bradshaw's sale of house hold goods this afternoon. Superintendent Harlan's family are all down with the measles. Fourth of July will soon be here. Are we going to celebrate? John W. Reynolds is treating the city tank to a coat of red paint. Window shades, good quality, 35c, 40c, 45c, 50c each, at Cortright's. Tlr Tul tlm HantLt will - the Ferris house, April 24 and 25. Cort right sells wall paper from sam ple books. Call and look at them. . Steel range agents sold a car load of ranges in Sheridan county recently. Spring is here at last. Our mer chants are displaying their straw hats. For an extra fine table syrup try a can of Superior Rock Candy Drips at Bestor's. George Baker, beautified the inter ior of his meat market by giving it a coat of paint. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hobbick are the proud parents of a boy born yes terday a week ago. C. J. Ferris pays the freight on wall paper and will hang it for you. Call and look at his samples. Don't forget that Heijjz Pickling Vinegar is the oest in the world. For sale by C. C. Best or. . C. J.-' Ferris has a nice line of wall paper and carpet samples to select from. See him before purchasing. Wanted 100 to 150 head of cattle to herd this summer. Gooa range and plenty of water. Inquire at this of fice. Go to Cortright's for your wall pa per and shades. He has a fine line: his prices are right, and he pays the freight. ' II. D. Hillman, the big stockman and farmer of the east Saline, trans acted business in the county "seat on Thursday. The papers state that wheat is in better condition in northwest and westernKansas than in any other part of the state. , Trustee Furbeck of Glencoe was in the city Monday and transacted busi ness with the commissioners. Bruce has out 700 acres of wheat. VERBECK'S PRICES. We will make the following prices: 1 7 lbs. Granulated Sugar Dried California Peaches 3 lb. can California Peaches 3 lb. can Pears - 3 3 cans Tomatoes -cans Corn Can of Peas - - -Can of Blackberries -2 lb. Brick Codfish 12 bars Worldbeater Soap 7 bars Santa Claus Soap " - A NEW LOT OF TINWARE. - Car of Seed Potatoes. COAL OIL 15 Cent Par Gallon. Raspberries, 15c lb. Cheaper .than ever before. F. C. Swiggett was down from Coll yer on Thursday. W. F. Moser made a business trip to Collyer on Wednesday. Judge Monroe is holding court at Russell Springs this week. John Hopkins of Grainfield was a visitor to the city last Monday. W. J. Skelton, the big Hereford cat tleman, was in the city Monday on business. Attorney Saum was in. Russell Springs this week attending to legal bosi ness. Miss Bertha Holmes closed a very successful term of school in District 28 last Friday. Robby Johnson of Ellis visited with Charlie Ilille and other old school chums this week. ,Vm. Stimits, the big cattleman of the Downer, transacted business in in the county seat last Monday. Tom Wynn, assessor - of Ogallah township, was in the city Monday and made this office a pleasant call. Notice The1 W. C. T. U. will meet Thursday, April 20th at' 3 p. m., at the residence of Mrs. D. A. Holmes. For Sale One of the best 320 acre farms in Trego county. For terms ap ply to George Baker, Wa-Keeney, Kan. Can give possession at any time. For Rest The cultivated land on the southeast quarter of section 7, township 12, south range 23 west; one mile west of Wa-Keeney, Kansas. John A. kelson, agent. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hawkes and Miss Rose Redmond of Banner were in the city on Wednesday. Whilevhere Ed. had fifteen teeth extricated. Dr. Raf fington handled the forceps. For Sale- -I will sell at public sale on Saturday, April loth, at my resi deuce one door north of the bank, ail my household goods. Sale to com mence at 1 o'clock p m. E. P- Brad shaw. For Sale Span of work horses, weight 2.000 lbs. Will take one-half the price in breaking one mile from town. Also 60 acres of cultivated land to rent; one milch cow for sale. W. S. Mead. " P.J. Gubbins of Collyer was trans acting business in the city last Mon day. Report says that Pat is going to put in a nice line of groceries in his store building at Collyer. "Here's wishing you swecess friend Pat. - "Financial problems are nuts and clover for demagogues." J. A. WA-KEENEY, KAN., APRIL 15, 1899. Si oo lie 15c 14c - 25c - 25c oyc 09c 15c - 25c 25c - ' f C. J. Ferris is building a wash house. Miss Carrie Mumert is clerking in the post-office. The new school land law will be found on page two. Hon. John A. Nelson will orate at Collyer on Decoration day. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Swiggett of Coll yer spent Sunday in the city. The commissioners were in session the first three days of theTveek. Jim Drummond has a nice line of fresh groceries. Give him a call. Tom Kite, the Downer1 real estate man, has a new ad. in this issue. Read it. Rev. Brown of Hays will deliver the Memorial sermon for the old veterans of this city. Jesse Cortright has returned from Great Bend. Kan., where he has been attending college. The petition for a bridge across the Saline on the Hill City road was laid over by the commissioners. Uncle Billy Sommerville is fencing his house and lots bought of W. S. Harrison several weeks ago. .W. J. Richardson and Charles Hearting were up from Riverside last Saturday as witnesses on final proofs. County Attorney Nelson's family are expected home from Baldwin, Kansas, the latter part of next week. John S. Dawson, bond clerk in the state treasurer's office at Topeka, will, probably, xrate in Wa-Keeney on Decoration day. County Surveyor Robinson was a pleasant caller at this office last Wed nesday. ' He has spent most of the week-at work in his office. Dr. Jones, purchased some time ago, the old Bryant homestead on Big creek of W. S. Mead. The doctor will make it an ideal alfalfa .'arm. The new Forestry Commissioner, Mr. Wright, of Dodge City, has ap pointed Dr. Jones as his deputy. The doctor will have charge of the Ogal lah station. Report of Excelsior school. District 28, for month ending April 7, 1899: Xumberof days taught,- 20; number of pupils enrolled, 9: average attend ance, 6.95. Those not absent: Loyd ; and Rex Morgan, Fred and Charles Folkers and Bernice Mattinglv. Visi-' tons 6. Bertha Holmes, teacher. ' S. L. Garland of the south side 'was in the city Monday and sold three bojrs to Butcher Baker. Luther says his wheat is in good condition and his barley and-oats are up. Mrs. Colonel Yard of New York City and Mrs. Ella Penney of Hays visited in the city last Monday the guests of Mrs. Dr. Jones and -Mrs. W. W. and Mrs. C. N. Gibson. P. Shank and family arrived from Grinnell last Saturday and moved in to the A. J. Davis house. We wel come them into our midsts. Mr. Shank is the new agent at the depot. Squire Fidler of Glencoe stuck his feet under our table last Monday. The squire is going to shake the Tre go dust off his feet shortly, and try it awhile in his old home back in Michi gan. W. E. Saum will move his law office into one of the rooms in the stone building north of Moore's store. Joe Poffenberger will occupy .the other room and will fit it up as a tonsorial p:trlor. The Gove County Advocate (pop) changed hands last week. The found er, W. P. Harrington, says" there is too much hard work running a paper, and has take-n to the prairies to look after his cattle . " - Jotin U. CorneUy, editor or the found - it almost impossible to get Colby Free Pres, was in the city last j about even with his aids. His feet Monday and dr ve out to W. J. Skel- j were wrapped up in clothes and look ton's ranch and purchased two thpr- ed horrible. lie told the lady how he uuiinm-u iinrnnu uuns. juuu omy weighs 2."0 pounds. Dr. Jones w;s called to Clay Center last Tuesday on a'-oiiitu! the death of Dr. Curt Morgan. Dr. Monran was wll and favorably known in this city. and was one of the leading physicians of central Kansas. Alex Xelson of Illinois is visiting John Saleen. Mr. Nelson owns a quarter of land eiulit miles south of Ogallah.' He purchased a team of Dr. Jones Thursday and will break out the quarter and sow it to wheat this fall. - . . The Independent has purchased of .Tudsre Cowick the building occupied by Joe Poffenberger, and will move their print shop into safue as soon as they can get possession. Cox will use the room occupied by T. R. Bundy as a law office. A work entitled, "The Louisiana Purchase," containing many excellent maps and a general review' of the an nexation made by the United States, can be had by simply writing to Hon. B'mger Herman, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Washington, D C. Every teacher will find this a val uable historical work. The first auarterly conference of the Wa-Keeney charge will be held at Wa-Keeney, Saturday and Sunday, April 15 and 16.' Services as follows: Quarterly conference, Saturday, 2 p. m. Preacning, Saturday evening, 8 p. m. Preaching, Sunday, 11 a. m., fol lowed by Sacrament of the Lord's Supper. These servicewill be on central time. The Presiding Elder will conduct these services. Let all trie omciai roemners De present as there will be important business to see to. E. E. Gunckel, pastor. "A word to the wise is sufficient" and a wordrom the wise should be sufficient, but you ask, who are the wise? Those who know. The ofe-re-peated experience of trustworthy persons may be taken for knowledge. Mr. W. M. Terry says Chamberlain's Cough Remedy gives better satisfac tion than any other in 'the- market He has been iu the drug business at Elkton, Ky.; for twelve . years; has sold hundreds of bottles of this reme dy aud nearly all other cough medi cines manufactured, which shows con clusively that Chamberlain's is the most satisfactory to the people, and is til best. For sale bv Jones & Gibson?' GARFIELD. Representative Sahroeder of Chey enne county, Colo., has succeeding in getting the Colorado legislature to appropriate $4,000 for the purpose of sinking an artesian well at the town of Cheyenne Wells. If artesian water, ucoal or oil is struck, at Cheyenne Wells, it will be a boom to the people of eastern Colorado. Tle people of Wallace county should keep their eves open and watch the results of the ex periments of our neighboring city. If they are successful, the next Kansas legislature should be appealed to for an appropriation -at different places in the western part of this state. Sharon Springs Times. Two weeks ago-a certain fellow ca,lled The Jacksonian an ' onery sheet," and now he is a regular subscriber. We know of others that are under convic tion. With us, the publication of this paper is simply a business proposition, and if you don't like it, don't take it. j There is no law compelling vou to. i We do our. best to gi ve each subscriber the worth of his money, aud leave him to judge whether or not he is getting value received. Therefore, let no one imagine He is doing us a favor bv taking the paper. Cimaron Jacksonian. Great Bend has a lady who perform ed a most remarkable cure recently. A tramp called at her kitchen door for a meal. llewas on crutches and nad suilered a thousand or more deaths from his malady. The lady said "poor man, come in and . I will gi ve you a good warm breakfast. My husband is a doctor and 1 see him coming now, and"" I will have him treat you." The tramp noticed her husband at the froiit gate at the same time, and without a word shouldered his crutches aud ran down the alley. jumping a barb wire fence as he went. This shows the power of mind over matter, and iias given the lady quite a reputation in her vicinity as a mind reader.-liypnotist and "healer." The 'doctor" arrived at the back door just in time to see the coat tail of the vanished sufferer. Great Bend Tri bune. . Notice ! The regular quarterly" examination for teachers will be held at the office of the county superintendent, Satur day, April 29, 1899, beginning at 7 o'clock a. m. Hudson Harlax, - County Supt. For Sale. Cook stove. : Js'ew Process Gasoline stove. Bed lounge. Sewing table. - "New Oak bedstead. Writing desk. Carpet. Sewing machine. Mrs. F. S. Diebolo. Notice. Everybody is hereby notified to re pair their sidewalks and remove all garbage accumulated at their stables immediately. The garbage dump is the draw north of Mrs. Moe's house.' By order of . ' r Joe Poffexberger. City Marshal. TOM KITE, ! REAL ESTxVTE AGENT, j Lands for sale, rent r lease. ; Improved or unimproved farms for sale. . Well -watered stock ranches for sale, j i Business attended to for non-resi-; dents. Address, Wa-Keency, Kansas. Givler, Prop. NUMBER 6. Program. .- Program for Decoration Day exer cises at Wa-Keeney, May 30,1899, at 10 a. m. Members of the G. A. R. and all ex-soldiers meet in Captain. Trego Postloall. 10:30 a. m. Citizens will form in procession'on Franklin street in vehi cles and on foot to go to the cemetery in charge of the marshal and assistant, where the ceremony of decorating the graves of the "fallen heroes" will be held, after which procession will reform and refurn to the city. 12 m. Dinner. -- 1:30 p.m. Bugle call. ssembleat the court house. The program at the court house will consist of music, recitations and an oration. (Program next week.) The following committees have been selected and are. respectfully re quested to report- at the call of the Committee on arrangements. - Committee on Childrens' Exercises at Court House and Cemetery M isses Artie Hobbs, Besaie 'L. King, Mrs. Isabella Cook, Messrs. J. L. Shearer and S. M. Hutzel. " Committee on Flowers O. A. Cort-" right, Misses Pershing, Mumert, Uf-' ford, Maude Law, Deila Jones, Flor ence Diebold, Estella Blair, iialtio Moe, and Countryman. Committee ou Decoration Mes datues R. C. Wilsoti, A. II. Blair,... W. King, C. C. Jiestor, Hastings, Grant Marshall, Misses Nellie Smith, Susie Heukei, Messrs. Ray Gleason, Hal Jones, Oscar Olson, Frank nschu and E. L. Ksciier. "' - Committee on Con veyance-A. E. Sigler, A. B. Mumert, W. L. Olson," G. W. Tumiell, Win. Souimerviiie and T. W. Bundy. .... " Marshal V. S. Dielold. Assistant WVH. Swiggett. Captain of J-'iring Squad C N.Gib son. - - President of the. Day C. C. Yetter. W. S. Hahuison, Joseph Esciiek, F. W Kino, . ..Committee ou Arrangements. Notice to Teachers. Associations are held for your ben efit not mine. There we discuss the. Reading Circle work and a' hundred other topics. Some of you never come near, because it is dull, or because you are too busy, "or forget. Read the following and prepare yourself. Those who pass wil' be the ones who have taken an interest in their work. These books are now in the office if you do not have them you will find it to your hand to get them yet. Professional work will be added each year and unless you keep abreast of the requirements some one else will take your place. ' At a meeting of the-State Board of Education held on March 31 and April 1, at the request of Superintendents Lizzie W. Boyle. C. G. Swiggle and B. B. Bone, a committee of tho State Teachers' Reading Circle Board, it was resolved that at least 50 per cent of the questions in theory and prac tice for third-grade certificates be se lected from Taylor's "The Study of a Chi," and for the first and second grade certificates from Greenwood's "Principles of Education Applied to Teaching;" arid that for . the year be firinning January" 1, 1900, at least 3o per cent of the 'questions in U. S. History shall emphasize the period of the Revolution. A resolution, was adopted request ing county superintendents to adopt,, and enforce a requirement that all applicants for third-grade certificates be reouired to pass the examination in theory, and practice, and that no one be granted a certificate who does not make an average standing of at least 70 per cent., arid who shall not fall below 60 per cent in any branch, including theory and practice. ' Ul'DSON IIaiilak. County Supt. US.