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Y- Yearly Subscription 1.00 "Financial problems are nuts and clover for demagogues." J A. GARFIELD. H. S. Givler, Prop. TWENTY-FIRST YEAR. WA-KEENEY, KAN., FEBRUARY 3. 1900. NUMBER 48 NOTICE.-- i i E 1 3 3 3 1 I have got to raise One Thou sand dollars ($1,000.00) CASH, and in order to do it I will for the next Thirty Days sell all goods on which I am overstocked at COST. As this sale is for the sole purpose of raising Cash Money the reduced prices will be for SPOT CASH only. Bring in your Cash and supply yourself with goods at Cost from the best stock of Groceries west of Salina. I must have the money and you need the goods and will never get a better chance to supply your pantry with good clean goods at Cost. This sale will include i. 'aimed Goods, Baking Powders, Teas and Coffees, Preserves and Jellies in glass or tin, Soap, Lye, Axle Grease, Yeast, Mince Meat, Pep per, Extracts, Spices, Pickels, Brooms, Boots, Shoes, Rubbers, Overshoes, Duck Coats and Over coats, Pants, Vests, Suspenders, Tinware, Gloves, etc. Nothing but J SII goes at Thkse Pricks, but I will cheerful ly carry my old customers, if they so desire, on the old terms. C. C. BEST0R. H OnCTJD-IZO. Fresh pork at Baker's. February 1 comes in like a lamb. Report cards Tor sale at tliis office. 16 photos for 2o cents at Hickman's gallery. Five nice shoats for sale. Enquire of Otis Gunckel, or this city. What's the matter with our corres pondents? Send us the news. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Stephens were visiting in the city Wednesday. Bvath Signatiu of Yesterday was ground-hog day, and the pesky little animal saw his shadow. ; r o 3c -A. . The Kind You Haw Alwaw Bought j lira Ainu tuu nam maa We learn from reliable source that one of the drug stores at Ellis was burned Wednesday night. Stock to tal loss. v Jesse Oockrell and son, Aaron, of the east side, and Ed Griffith of Ellis were in the city on Monday on a big lumber deal. Treasurer Cooper is building a barn near the'engine house. He is a good horseman, and we are informed he has several fine roadsters to train. Sam Baird, one of Adair's big wheat raisers, was in the city Wednesday, and made "Shorty" feel good by de- . positing the necessary to help World .rotate. Pickled pork at Iiaker's. Pay up we need money. Smoked hams at Iiaker's. Subscribe for the Would. Rill Perry was up from Glencoe last Tuesday. J. Rriggs, sr., of near Banner, was trading in the city on Monday. C. C. Yetter of Ogallah made this office a business call last Tuesday. A. Silver was upfront Riverside last Saturday and made us a pleasant call. Mr. and Mrs. B. Mapes of Ogallah were interviewing our merchants on Tuesday. Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Briggs, jr., on January 25, 1900 a girl. All doing well. Jesse and Harry Courtney of the Hackberry were county seat visitors last Monday. A. B. Redmond of Banner was In the city Monday and made this office an appreciated call. C. J. Ferris pays the freight on wall paper and will hang it for you. Call and look at his samples. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Stimits, who have been traveling giving painting lessons, returned home Tuesday. The modern and most effectivecure for constipation and all liver troubles the famous little pills known as Ie Witt's Little Early Risers. Jones & Gibson, Druggists. Good fresh beef at Raker's. Walker Brothers are picking up steers here and there. Prof. Shearer and Walter Baker took in the wolf hunt in Graham last Saturday. A nice stock of Spectacles, Eve Glasses to select from at Dr. Elliott's; also artificial eves. Frank Cros of Glencoe and J. H. Johnson of GreenslKiro. N. C, were in the city on Tuesday. Charlie Hrahhof Adair was a pleas ant caller at this office lat Tuesday on real estate imsiiiess. A. V. Hixson, one of the best far mers of Ogallah township, was using our sidewalks on Tuesday. W. M. Brahbof the east, side was trading in t he city Tuesday. Mr. R. is one of Trego's best farmers. Win. Walsh, otn' of Trego's big cat tlemen, remembered World with an appreciated visit last Saturday. Rumor says the ladies are going to organize an anti-poke-your-iiose-in-to-ot her-people's-husi ness society. Bears thf "VV ni YU HaVI AI"8VS B0B,:t The McCracken Knierprise saysJ. T. Ford has purchased the right to sell a patent condenser in Trego count y. Fob. Sale 40 or 80 acres, section 5, township 12, range 23. Opposite U. P. water tank. Address, Susan II. Douglass, Grove City, Ohio. Siw Orleans Molassew. A shipment just iii from the South. A splendid cooking molasses even better than last, year at C. C. liESTOii's. Mr. James. Kellv, who has been in the employ of Mr. C. C. Restor for the past seven years, can now be found behind the counters at Verbeck's. Fou Sale One of the best 320 acre Tarms in Trego county. For terms ap ply to George Raker, Wa-Keeney, Kan. Can give possession at any time. Dr. Elliott, eye specialist, now at the Ferris House, makes special ef forts in prescription work, and dupli cates are given with each pair of lens. The wolf hunt In Graham county last Saturday was a fizzle. The only capture made was one lone jack rabbit and Rill Walker happened to knock poor jack out with a club, thinking it was a prairie dog. A big line of Shoes, Hats, and Caps, just arrived at Moore's. New goods, latest styles! That's what we said. Wanted to Rest Northeast quar ter 35-14-24 absolutely free for four years and a bonus of $200 to the man who will seed 100 acres to alfalfa and the balance in crops that can be suc cessfully grown in Trego county. Ad dress N. M. Dewey, 1706 88th Dace, Chicago, 111. Dr. E. A. Elliott, eve specialist, of Denver, is at the Ferris House. The doctor's methods of correcting errors of reproduction are thorough, quick and quite satisfactory in complicated conditions. Special instruments to correct crossed conditions. Children should not be neglected. All exami nations and testing free. Report of school in District 37 for month ending January 26: Number of pupils enrolled, 12; average daily attendance, 10.6; number of days taught, 20; number of tardy marks, 17. Pupils neither absent nor tardy: Ralph and Charley Hladek. Vfsitors: Messrs. F. C. Swiggett, F. A. Krhut, Peter Christianseu, F. F. Stradal, Mrs. James Yanda. Misses Minnie Yanda, Mary Hladek, Carrie Stradal, Mary Zeman and Martha Tetzloff. Millie Stradal. Teacher. Congressman Reeder hasourthanks for a package of garden seeds. A. Retan, the cattleman, shipped a car of old iron and bones the fore part of the week. Superintendent's office will not be open, Saturday, February 3, owiug to ! joint teachers' meeting at Ellis. Sunday, February 11th. German di vine service in the M. E. church at 11 o'clock a. m. Rev. Huhn, pastor. Rring in your bones and old iron to Verbeck and L.ucas' Lumber yard and receive the highest market price. John McNaughton passed through town on Wednesday enrouteto Frank Walker's ranch where he will work until after heep si. raring time. Those writing the examination on 'Saturday last were: Mrs. Jessie F. jTavlor, Nellie Teague, Winefred Rein, George Stimits and John uari , mer. ! I Episcopal services at the Raptist I church next Sunday as follows: Ser- ' limn and communion at 11 a. m. Even ing prayer and senium at 7:80 p. lit. ! J. II. Lee, Rector. IT. W. Rmidv is having his wc- ! drilled deeper this week as it did not. I furnish smfficient water. Later: li-- rcMrts nine feet more water and thinks he'll ha.ve.wat.er .to sell... ..He will erect a tank and wind mill. Uncle Jesse Oockrell of Adiir w. s in the city Wednesday with eitrlij, teams for lumber. Mr. C ekrell is one of Trego's most successful far mers, lie is going to build a new house 28x29 with large L. Edward Griffith of Ellis will be the boss car penter. Report of Willcox school for month ending January 14: Number of days taught, 20: number enrolled, 10; at tendance in days, 169; average daily attendance. 9: cases of tardiness. 5. Those neither absent irir tardy: Susie Ivan and Annie Reuiscli. Barbara K. Ivan, Teacher. Are you looking atiout for the best Ruckwheat flour that money will buy? If you are you need not seek any fur ther. Come in and order what you want. Grown by one of your fellow citizens on his own farm back in Pennsylvania and shipped direct to this place. This Ruckwheat is abso lutely pure. For sale by C. C. Res tor. ' Queer things occasionally happen down In Maine savs the Boston Globe: "The papers there are telling how a well-known woman in Sabattis, while skating on the pond, fell through the ice, and when her husband pulled her out she found a trout caught in the wire meshes of her bustle, which had served as a kind of a life-preserver. Her husband, greatly pleased, re quested her to go back again into the water, and be set over again, as he said, but she declined the proposition." Last Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock Miss Pierson's class gave their first public recital at the court house. A large and appreciative audience had gathered to witness the first appear ance of Miss Pierson's youngstudents. A carefully arranged program whs carried out, and not only one of the selections were well rendered, but each and all acquitted themselves in a creditable manner, showing thr jugh their performance the care their ex cellent teacher had taken in their training. All music-lovers of the town and county were fully repaid by attending this first and excellent pub lic recital. - The following program was rendered: PART I. Piano Duet The S'crhhell Polka Georgie Moore ana Julia Rlair. Organ Solo Omiitu From School Edit li Gunckel. Piano Duet .. . In the Meadow ltena Lucas and Miss liers;ii. Piano Solo Evening Star Reverie .lull i i.lair. Piano Solo On the Lake ltena Lucas. Piano Duel The Sleigh Ride Glen and Iuy .lones. PART II. Piano I Mci . . I miM-ria i Guards March Miss ;cr-oii ;:ini Stella Rlair. ia no !mih-. Love's Dream Sue llenkel. Vocai Solo..".. '. . .T.Ntiig,"1S'weetT5Ird Miss Pieison. Piano Solo I lanee of I i.e Snowflakes i Stella Rlair. Vocal Diet, .. The Mermaids Mrs. Blair ami MissPiers.ui. Piano Duet. . . ... On Guard Stella liiair ..nd iMie .IchkH. Piano Solo .. Arauesqe Miss Pierson. State of Ohio, City of Toledo, J Lucas County, f ss Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is the senior partner of the firm of F.J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the City of Toledo, County and State aforesaid, and that said firm will pay thesumof ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure. FRANK J. CHENEY. Swore to before me and subscribed in mv presence, this 6th day of De cember, A. D. 1886. seal. A. W. Gleason, Notary Public Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Inter nally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Price 75c per bottle. Sold by all Drug gists. Testimonials free. F. J. Cheney & f !o., Toledo, O. Sold by Druggists. 75c. Hall's Family Pills are the best Story of a Slave. I'o be hoiumi h.nni and loot lor years liy the en. tins of disease is the worst lorin of slavery. Goonre l. Williams of Manchester, Mich., tells how such a slave was made free. He says: "Jlv wife has been so helpless for five years l.nat she could not turn over in bed alone. After using two bottles of Electric Ritters, she is wonderfully improved and able to do her own work." This supreme remedy for fe male diseases quickly cures nervous ness, sleeplessness, melancholy, head ache, backache, fainting and dizzy snells. This miracle workinsr medi cine is a godsend to weak, sicklv, run down people. Every bottle guaran teed. Only 50 cents. Sold by Jones & Gibson, Druggists. 6 TO THE PUBLIC. In order to. improve mv financial condition as rapidly as possible I deem j it absolutely necessary to practice ' greater economy in the management j of my business and to that end I have i very reluctantly and with the sincer I est regret decided for the present, to i dispense with the services of a clerk. Mr. James Kelly lias been with me seven years and has proved a valuable assistant always active and courte ous a gentlemen of the highest in tegrity and faithful in every way. In thus reducing my expenses I can continue to give my customers the highest quality of goods at the lowest possible prices, and shall do all iu my power to merit a continua tion of their patronage by keeping up the attractiveness of this store and the excellence of its service. O. C. BESTOI4. Over-Work Weakens Your Kidneys. Unhealthy Kidneys Make Impure Blood. All the blood in your body passes through your kidneys once every three minutes. 4 l he kidneys are your 1? V.I 1 .1. . 1 t: uiuuu pumid, tucy ni ter out the waste or impurities in the blood. If they are sick or out of order, they fail to da their work. Pains, achesandrheu matism come from ex cess of uric acid in the blood, due to nesrlected kidney trouble. j Kidney trouble causes quick or unsteady , heart beats, and makes one feel as though . they had heart tro-fble. because the heart is over-working in pumping thick, kidney- poisoned blood through veins and arteries, i It used to be considered that only urinary troubles were to be traced to the kidneys, ! but now modern science proves that nearly all constitutional diseases have their begin ning in kidney trouble. If you are sick you can make no mistake by first doctoring your kidneys. The mild and the extraordinary effect of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, the great kidney remedy is soon realized. It stands the highest for its wonderful cures of the most distressing cases and is sold on its merits by all druggists in fifty-, '. cent and one-dollar siz- : es. You may have a : sample bottle by mail free, also pamphlet telling you how ;r out if you have kidney or T-:d Vr Mention this paper Va v. - . KirtRharr . ' The Trego County Holiness conven tion will hold its next meeting at the Pioneer school house, February 10. program: 10:00 a. ni. Devotional exercises I). Pershing. 10:30a m. Bible exposition C. E. Rrabb. 11:30 a.m. Praise meeting Mary Kixon. Dinner, v 1:30 p. m. Rible reading S. R. Kidgway. 2:30 p. in. Praise and testimony John Harrison. 3:00 p. m. Sermon and altar service Rev. E. E. Gunckel. All are cordially invited. Elsie Stephens, Sec. !fgppp Home of SwnmT'-F. FOR SALE. Good six room house in the east part of the city, 5 lota, good stable, well, and other outbuildings. Title .'clear. Inquire at this office. TO TEACHERS. . It is the desire of the examining board to grant all concessions that are consistent with the interest of education and at the same time fall within the law. Such concessions are granted to all who keep up the professional work. Pursue the Reading Circle course, attend the 'Normal institute and if within reach attend 75 per cent of the Teachers' associations or give a reasonable excuse for not attending. Hudson Harlan. Be sore aud attend the entertain ment at the court house, Wednesday evening, February 14, and help pay for the new piano. . - AUGUST FLOWER. "It is a surprising fact." says Prof. Ronton, "that in my travels in all parts of the world, for the last ten years, I have met more people having used Green's August Flower than any other remedy, for dyspepsia,, derang ed liver and stomach, and for consti pation. I find for tourists and sales men, or for persons filling office posi tions, where headaches and general bad feelings from irregular habits ex ist, that Green's August Flower is a grand remedy. It does not injure the system by frequent use, and is excel lent for sour stomachs and indiges tion." Sample bottle free at Jones & Gilison's. Sold by dealers in all civilized coun tries. 12 Report of Ogallah school for month ending January 26, 1900: Number of pupils enrolled, 30; average daily at tendance, 281; cases of tardiness, 14. Seventeen were not absent or tardy, yiz: Robbie Samuels, Zelora, Clarence and Harry Roberts, Bertha Wynn, Nellie and Grace Davidson, Norman Mapes, Gertrude, Miles and Leslie Powers, Edith Buchanan, Caroline, Annie. Lawrence and John Richards, and Poland Benson. W. II. Swiggett, Teacher. TO CURE LA GRIPPE IN TWO DAYS Take Laxative Rromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. E. V. Grove's signature on every box. 2Tjc. Report of school In District 9 for month euding January 26: .Number of days taught. 21); number of pupils en rolled, 17. Those not absent during mouth, Dena Robinson, Karl Richards and Henrv Myers. Average daily at tendance, 14. Bertha Holmes, Teacher. . Fresli oysters, first of the season, at Raker's.