The Superiority of Chase & Sanborn's Teas and Coffee secured the "World's Fair contracts. C. C. Bestor, Agent.
The May Carnival
will be repeated at the court house
next Wednesday evening, May 30.
General admission 25 cents; child
ren 10 cents. Ho reserved seats.
Headquarters Dept. of Kansas,
Or RAND ARMY OF THE 11EPTJBLIC,
State House, Topeka, May 14.
Article IV. No effort should be
spared to have all exercises and dem
strations consistent with the purposes
to which this sacred day has been
dedicated, and all exhibitions or
amusements that would have a ten
dency to detract from its proper ob
servance or profane its solemn pur
pose, should be promptly and em
phatically discouraged and denounced.
Article V. It is the duty of the
comrades to see that the flag is raised
at half mast over every school house
in the state and all public build
ings on the 30th day of May.
By command of
VV. W. Martin,
F. A. Lyon. Dept. Com.
Assistant Adjutant General.
The Trego County Holiness associa
tion will hold its next meeting at
Ridgway, June 1.
10:00 a. m. Opening exercises Mrs.
i Etta Barclay.
Bible exposition S B Ridg
way. Prayer and testimony C E
1:30 p. m. Bible reading Mrs Mary
Praise service W. B. Rob
inson. Sermon Rev E E Gunckel.
All members should be present as
there is important business to decide
concerning the campmeeting.
A lecture will be given by W. E.
Greene, a returned missionary from
the island of Jamaica, on Thursday
evening, Mar 31, at Saline Valley
school house. Doors open at 7. Lect
ure begins at 8.
Admission, 15 cents; children 10
DOES IT PAY TO BUY CHEAP?
A cheap remedy for coughs and
colds is all right, but you want some
thing that will relieve and cure the
more severe and dangerous results of
throat and lung troubles. What
shall you do? Go to a warmer and
more regular climate? Yes, if possi
ble; if not possible for you, then in
either case take the only remedy
that has been introduced in all civil
ized countries with success in severe
throat and lung troubles, "Boschee's
German Syrup." It not only heals
and stimulates the tissues to destroy
the germ disease, but allays inflam
mation, causes easy expectoration,
Uives a good night's rest, and cures
the patient. Try one bottle. Rec
ommended many years by all drug
gists in the world. For sale by Jones
Decoration Day Exercises-
Headquarters Captain Trego
Post Wo. 197, G. A. R. Deft
Decoration Day services will be held
at the court house on May 30, at 10.30
a. m. All ex-soldiers are requested
to assemble at G. A. R. hall at 10 a.
m. sharp, to form line and march to
court house. Hon. H. L. Pestana, of
Russell, will deliver the oration. Mu
sic by Wa-Keeney brass band and Wa
Keeney Glee club. All are requested
to be prompt in attendance as after
service at the hall line of march will
be formed to go to the cemetery to
decorate the graves of our dead
Public Sale !
I will sell at public auction on
Wkdndsday, Junk 6, 1900,
commencing at 1 o'clock p. m. at my
farm 3 miles north of Ogallah, all the
.following described property, to-wit:
, 5 head of work horses.
5 head of milk cows.
1 lumber wagon (Mitchell) nearly
1 spring wagon.
2 sets work harness.
2 sets fly nets.
I hay rack.
1 mowing machine and rake nearly
1 sod cutter nearly new.'
Terms All sums under $5.00 cash;
all sums of 85.00 and over a credit of
5 months will be given at 6 per cent
interest with the privilege of extend
ing note one rear longer if desired; a
discount of 6 per cent for cash.
Mrs. George McKislet.
W. A. Eppler, Auctioneer.
CASTOR I A
Pot Infanta and Children.
The Kind Yon Hare Always Bought
MEMORIAL DAT AT COLLYER.
Collyer Post No 107 G. A. R. will
conduct Memorial services at Collrer,
May 30. Rev. demons of Wa-Keeney
will preach the Memorial sermon on
Sunday, May 27. Hon. John S. Daw
son of Topeka will deliver the Memo
rial address All are cordially invit
ed to come and bring flowers, and a
special invitation by the post is ex
tended to ex-confederate soldiers and
soldiers of the Spanish-American war
to participate in the ceremonies.
Procession will form at 10 a. m. in
the following order:
Firing squad Union.
Ex-confederates and Spanish-American
Children bearing flowers.
Citizens and vehicles in rear.
March to cemetery where the decora
tion of graves with the usual G.
A. R. ceremonies will follow.
March back to hall and disperse for
Reassemble in hall at 2 p. m.
Singing by choir.
Reading of Memorial services and
By Order of Committee.
We had intended to give a "write
up" of the closing exercises of our
schools at the court house Thursday,
but our mishap deterred us. The fol
fowing excellent program was ren
dered: Sweet Violets (Waltz) Band
Sow Not in Sorrow School
Invocation Rev. I. H. demons
When the Mists Male Quartette
"The Prairie" Julia Blair
"The Ages" Mabel Ufford
Solo (Selected) Miss Pierson
"Achievements of the 19th Century".
"Character" Margaret Swiggett
The Ripple (Piano Solo). .Stella Blair
"Lift Up" Roxie McAtee
The Educated Girl... Male Quartette
Resolved, "That a National Educa
tional Aid System Should be Estab
lished." Affirmative Negative
Ardelle Cook, Milton Galloway,
Glen Jones. Joseph Shaw.
Wait for the Wagon School
R. A. Samuels was in Ellis Sunday
Several are hauling wheat to Ogal
lah to our grain buyers.
Mrs. S. Powers entertained compa
ny from Ogallah one day this week.
There will be a masquerade ball at
at M. Richard's Friday eve of this
C. II. Benson has vaccinated the
Marquand Brother's herd of cattle
Childrens' day will be observed in
Ogallah under the management of
Mrs. San ford Powers.
Mrs. H. Thornton and daughter
and Mrs. Sarah Shilling were in Men
dota one day this week.
Decoration Day Is near at hand.
Let every one go and decorate their
graves as a memorial remembrance of
Masters Roy Davidson and Roland
Benson saddled their ponies Tuesday
and took a long ride out in the coun
try. Miss Ruth Hixson presided at the
organ for service Sunday as she has
done previous, and many thanks are
due her for so kindly assisting.
Rev. Clemons delivered as usual a
very interesting sermon Sunday.
With regret we learn he may not be
with us but once again and that will
be in four weeks. It is hoped by all
after that he will resume his usual
A very pleasant occasion took place
at Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Samuels last
Saturday evening, it being a birthday
surprise partr on Miss Robbie. About
thirty of her friends joined in games
and plays and cake and cream was
served at an early hour, and before
the clock had announced half past 12,
all had left for home. Miss Robbie
was the recipient of some handsome
presents, and a large and beautiful
boquet of roses from Miss Gracie Da
vidson. The out-of-town guests were:
Miss Maud Samuels and the Misses
Piersons of Ellis, the three Misses Ea
tons, Oda Thornton and Miss Grace
Payne of Mendota.
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.
Fresh pork at Baker's.
Come to us for iob work.
Good fresh beef at Baker's.
Rev. Gunckel is on the sick list this
The band boys play well for new be
ginners. Our schools closed Friaay with field
This vicinity was visited bv another
good rain Wednesday.
Prof. Shearer sold his bay team to
Ross & Waldo of Ellis.
Mrs. Mary Hawkes and son Edwin
came In Monday on business.
Rev. Gunckel's mother arrived from
Illinois the first of the week.
Perry Law is now domiciled In the
first house East of this office.
The band boys gave an ice cream
social in the iron clad Thursday even
ing. W. F. Stranahan unloaded a car of
lumber last Tuesday for Verbeck &
The M. E. church will have their
Children's Day exercises on June 10
at 8 p. ra.
Dr. Rafflngton extracts teeth with
out pain. Wa-Keeney, June 2 and 3.
Collyer, June 1.
Two gentlemen from Marion coun
ty were in the city this week looking
for a cattle ranch.
Pat. O'Toole was up from the Hack
berry on Thursday. He reports cat
tle doing fine.
F. S. Swiggett of Collyer, was shak
ing bands with tiis many frieds in the
city last Friday.
The greatest aid to DIGESTION.
On account of sickness of tlie pas
tor there will be no preaching at the
M. E. church Sunday.
For Sale 2-year-old Short-Horn
bull. Well bred. Address L. Schmitt,
Do you want a silk waist? Finest
assortment of patterns, just received
this week at Moore's.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jesse of Frank
lin are the proud parents of a son
born Saturday, M3y 19.
Overalls, work shirts, shirt waists,
sun bonnets, straw hats, plow shoes
till you can't rest at Moore's.'
Frank and Millie Stradall was in
the city Thursday and attended the
clossing exercises of our school.
Rob Bailey was up from Riverside
Tuesday and says the miners on the
Smoky receive a dollar a day and
Bean the yyTlta Kind Yoo Haw Always Bought
Wanted 150 head of cattle to
pasture. Good range, well and tank.
Address B. J. Rogers, Wa-Keeney, or
apply 12 miles south of town on Ness
"Cupid" a Kentucky bred Jack
will make the season of 1900 at Mead's
Livery barn. "Cupid" is a well bred
Jack, smooth and large bone. See
large bills. Jim Law,
West half of section 7-12-23. One
of the best tracts of farm land in
Trego county only one mile from
Wa-Keeney. W. E. Saum.
Does the !
If not. something must be
wrong with its food. If the
mother's milk doesn't nour- i
ish it, she needs SCOTTS
EMULSION. It supplies the
elements of fat required for
the baby. If baby is not
nourished by its artificial I
food, then it requires 1
Scott's Emulsion j
Half a teasDoonful three 4
or four times a day in its
bottle win have the desired
effect. It seems to have a
magical effect upon babies
and children. A fifty-cent
bottle will prove the truth f
01 our statements.
Should bm taken In summer mm
weti ms winter.
SCOTT & BOW NE, Chaws, New Yotfc. i,
Pickled pork at Baker's.
Smoked hams at Baker's.
W. A. Eppler was in the city Mon
day on business.
Car load of Colorado and Early Ohio
potatoes at Verbeck's.
Will Walker made final proof on his
homestead last Monday.
A good piano for sale cheap. In
quire at Verbeck's store.
Abe Frakes returned from his hon
eymoon Thursday evening. ,
Cottage organs, the best in the
land, for sale by C. J. Ferris.
A sheep man from Iowa is expected
here next week to buy a ranch.
Our real estate agents are getting a
move on themselves these days.
Mr. Buchanan of Ogallah was trans
acting business in the city Monday.
W. F. King of Glencoe proved up
on a piece of school land on Tuesday.
J. R. Guilbert and son was in ti e
city Monday interviewingour business
Fou Sale One 5-year-old farm
mare. Two new buggies. W. S.
Mr. Jim Hanna of Hoganville was
transacting business in the city Wed
nesday. Go to C. J. Ferris for your carpets
and wall paper. New samples just
Millinery was never so cheap as this
spring at Verbeck's. Flowers in
B. E. Grim was in Monday and pur
cbsed a thoroughbred boar pig of J. J.
The "May Carnival" will be repeat
ed at the court house on Decoration
Dr. Rafflngton, Dentist,
will be in Wa-Keeney, June 2 and 3,
Collyer, June 1.
Uncle Jesse Rover was up from the
Forrester Station "Wednesday and
says trees are doing fine.
German divine service will be held
at the M. E. church, Sunday, May 20,
at 11 a. m. Rev. Ilnhn, pastor.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Geo. Cross was up from Ellis Mon
day looking hale and hearty, and re
ports thiugs prosperous in that vicin
ity. Our spring stock of shirt waists are
here. Now is the time to make your
selections before they are all gone at
D. H. Henkel broke ground Mon
day for his new store building next to
the bank and is pushing the work
Postofflce hours Week days Open
at 7 a. m., closes at 7:30 p. m. Sunday
Open from 8 to 9 a. m. C. N. Gitn
George Young, merchant of Pen
dennis, Kan., is visiting with Mr. and
Mrs. F. C. Wollner and taking treat
ment with Dr. Jones.
Mrs. Adalade Beardsley who has
been visiting relatives for a short
time at Banner left Tuesday morning
for her home in Chicago.
For Sale My lunch room on
World street. Double ceiled and
double floored. Would make a good
granary. T. W. Bcndv.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Courtney of the
Hackberry were trading in the city
Tuesday. Jesse is looking as though
country lifeagees with him.
Joe Irwin went to Salina Mondar to
attend TJ. S. court as a juror. While
there lie met an old school mate U. S.
Marshall W. E. Sterne. Joe reports
a very pleasant visit.
Last Friday the editor of this paper
had the misfortune to mash three fin
gers on right hand in the press, he
will be laid off from work for four or
five weeks but with help the World
will rotate the same as ever.
Our old esteemed friend Col. Rey
nolds of Grainfield invited us Friday
to attend the dipping of 2000 head of
cattle at Grainfield Saturday. We
appreciate the invitation butour mis
fortune is too great and our bussness
interests at homecompel us todecline.
Last Friday evening the Mav carni
val showed to a crowded house. 1 1 was
one of the prettiest entertainments
ever held here, thechildren wereb au
tifully dressed and took their parts
splendidly. We would make particu
lar mention of Willie Nelson's man
dolin solos. Willie is without doubt
an artist, and haudles his mandolin
with perfect ease, showing that he
has no little talent in that line. The
Wa-Keeney band made its first p
pearence, and did very well, with
practice we will soon have as good a
band as can be found in the State.
P. J. GUBBINS,
Restaurant ina Confectionery
CANNED GOODS. TOBACCO AND CIQARS.
PATENT MEDICINES Or ALL. KINDS.
iTMeals at all hours.
Collyer - Kansas.
Nice shower Wednesday.
The children were practicing for
Childrens' day last week.
LHeryman Hickman has added to
his livery barn a fine double carriage.
The firing squad was pract c'ng
Sunday afternoon. Doc Ellis drilhd
Mrs. Otis Kessler and three child
dren returned from Oklahoma Wed
nesday. Mrs. Douglas Webster left Thurs
day night for her home in Minneapo
Miss Delia Kessler was in town on
Thursday. Her friends were glad to
see her around again.
John Walsh, Joseph Brown a id
Mrs. Douglas Webster visited at the
Larimer ranch Monday.
Dr. Kirk of Salina brought Miss
Ida Courtney home last Tl u sday.
Miss Ida's health is much m raved.
Mr. and Mrs. Bestor, Mr. and Mis.
T. R. Moore were enteitiintd last
Sunday by Mr. and Mrs VVm Walsh
on the Saline in honor of Mrs. Doug
Wallie Gibson's dog was p a'onedthis
week and died: also a $25 herifer of
Bob Forrester's. This thing is grow
ing monotonous, some people tliin't
they own the town and h ve a right
to do as they please regardless of the
rights of other people; we would s ly
to these parties don't be all hog for
there are a few people intended to
live beside yourselves; anr one that
will scatter poison as recklessly as
has I ean done lately, would poison
your children if they had a chance and
should good fortune set anyone on the
trail to find out these parties they
will be prosecuted to the full extent
of the law.
To Heal a Hurt
Use Banner Salve, the great healer.
It's guaranteed for cuts, wounds,
sores, piles and skin diseases. Take
no substitute. Jones & Gibson and
Jas. C. Ellis, Collyer.
To get a real good cup of
coffee you'll have to start
back of the actual mak
ing ; you'll have to look to
the roasting and the grind
ing. It isn't reasonable
to expect the best flavor
from roasted coffee that's
stood in the grocer's bin
for weeks, absorbing the
noxious odors common to
grocery stores. It's sure
to be impaired. In Ar
buckles' Coffee you
have a coffee that's sci
entifically roasted, de
livered to you with all the
pores of the berry her
metically sealed. You're
sure of a good cup of cof
fee because all the coffee
flavor and aroma are kept
intact until you want it.
And the price?
has long been famous as the
most economical coffee in the
world. It's a good, honest, de
licious coffee at an honest price
Millions of pounds sold every
year. Millions of tables sup
plied with no coffee but
Arbucklks. Examine the
list of articles in each package,
a definite part of which yon
become entitled to with each,
Hew York City, N.Y.
The Coach Id F.mrlr Times
The introduction of coaches id Eng
land is credited to Queen Eleanor,
who died in 1291. Her death was thus
amiably discussed in a ballad of tbe
time, entitled "A Warning I'iece to
England Against Pride and Wicked
nesse. being tbe fall of Queen Eleanor,
wife of Edward, King- of England,
who. for her pride, by God's judg
ment, sunk into 1 he ground at Charing
Cross, and rose at Queensbitbe: "
She was tbe first that did invent.
In coaches brave to ride;
She was the first that brought thia
To deadly sin and pride.
Later testimony, no less direct,
credits the first introduction of
' coaches to Sir Thomas Chamberlayne,
' English ambassador to the court of
Charles V. of Spain; and again to the
earl of Rutland, for whom Waller
Rippon. Queen Elizabeth's subsequent
! coachmaker, is recorded to have built
the first coach that ever was seen in
England, Anno Domini, 1555."
However this may be. a great stir
was certainly made in England by the
magnificence of the royal coaches
which Queen Bess received as pres
ents from her admirers abroad. Her
admirers at home followed suit. Thus
I Sir IMiilin Sid nev risked his knicrhtlv
reputation by appearing in a coacli
instead of on horseback, riding int
Shrewsbury in his wagon, "with his
trumpeter blowynge, very joyful to
behold." Good Bishop Hall, in hia
"Satires, published shortly after
wards, took a less joyful view:
Is't not a shame to see a groome
Sit perched in an idle chariot roome.
That were not meet some panel to be
stride. Sursingled to a gal lad hackney's hide?
It is computed the death rate of
the world is sixty-seven and the birth
rate seventy a minute, and this seem
ing light percentage of gain is suffi
cient to give a net increase in popula
tion each year of 1.200,000 souls.
All New York City contractors
wishing permits for blastiDg will have
to make application to a board of ex
aminers first and then send a man
who must pass the examination,
which is to be a practical one.
In Milwaukee recently nineteen as
pirants for the position of keeper of
s city natatorium were required to
plunge into the tank in their street
clothing and swim. It was part of a
civil service examination.
One of the three old ash tree
which marks tbe site of Lincumdoddi
on the upper Tweed. Scotland, im
moralized in Burns "Willie Wastle."
has been destroyed by a storm.
Paris actresses wear paper lace,
which by night looks as beautiful and
delicate as the best of real lace, whils
it costs just a trifle.
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