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At Home and Ready to Receive Company.
That is our position now. As announced several weeks ago the increase in our business forced us to seek new and larger quarters. We now occupy the elegant new store room erected on the opera house lot. This store has been fitted up with an eye to the convenience of our patrons as well as to hold the immense stock of desirable merchandise that we have put into it. Our business methods, fair dealing and low prices, have rendered this move necessary. Being now better prepared than ever, the public will find greater bargains at Yer beck's Great Western Supply Store than ever before. We claim to have the LARGEST STORE, LARGEST STOCK, LOWEST PRICES, Of any store in Western Kansas, and believing the people appreciate buying goods at living prices, expect to deserve and receive your patronage. - . , , " , ' Scotch lawns 5C yard. IOC WILTON ZEPHYRS 7JC YARD. IOC BEDFORD AND MANILA CORD 64C. ris dimities IOC YARD. Swiss silks UC yard. Embroideries and laces at prices close. Ladies' summer vests 5C each. to F. C. and American Beauty Corsets. Try a pair of F. C. or American Beauty Corsets and enjoy the com fort that comes with the wearing of a good corset This warrant with every pair: ' Money refunded after four weeks' trial if corset is no satisfactory. " Best dollar corset in America. A trial will show. They come in all the French and straight front shapes. We carry a line of the celebrated Kalamazoo Dress Shields. Try a pair of Japanese silk washable shields for light dresses. ftlEN'S $1.50 hats, all styles, 98C. ftEN'S $1.75 SHOES, SOLID LEATHER COUNTERS AND TIPS, $1.42. Ladies' fine shoes, value $2 tO $3. 50 AT $1.75 PAIR. BOYS' SOLID LEATHER DRESS SHOES AT $1.23 PAIR. Ladies' shirt waists 50c to l.OO VALUES 25C EACH. EN'S fine balbriggan underwear at 23c garment. Blue striped bib overalls and jumpers . $1.00 suit. ; We sell the , ELLIOTT ANT I-RUST I N G T IN W ARE. COFFEE POTS, SAUCE PANS, WASH BASINS, DISH PANS, COMMODES, WATER PAILS, DIPPERS, WASH BOILERS, ETC. Tinware that will wear a lifetime. Every piece positively guaranteed against rust. ' . ftFFLES. MELONS. FRESH FRUITS ftND VEGETftBLES CONSTANTLY ARRIVING. WA-KEENEY, KANSAS. VERBECK'S ' GREAT WESTERN SUPPLY STORE. T0wt.m Kansas TO ork Established March 1. 1879. SATURDAY, AUG. 9, 1902. ANNOUNCEMENTS. REGISTER OF DEEDS. I hereby announce myself as a can didate for Register of Deeds, subject to the action of the Republican Coun ty convention. O. A. Cortright. We are authoiized to announce the name of George V. York of Collyer township as a candidate for the office of Register of Deeds subject to the decision of the Republican County convention. TREASURER. I hereby announce myself as a can didate for the office of Treasurer of Trego county subject to the action of the Republican County convention. L C. Glkasoh. Banner News. The third crop of alfalfa is almost - ready for cutting. Mrs. Harvey and daughter expect to leave for Barton county Friday to lay in a winter supply of peaches. Dr. Fulton, of Quinter, was called Saturday to see F. P. Mauzer who has been quite sick. He is improving. At the school meeting Thursday it was decided to have a lady teacher. School will commence September 1st. Mrs. Blanche Miller (nee McKnight) left here Saturday to join her husband in Pueblo, Colo. She has been visit ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. Mc Knight. . OgalUh. Uncle Jesse Cock re 11 had the mis fortune to lose his separator by fire - last week. The Miss Wagoners of Illinois are spending the summer with relatives in this vicinity. Mrs. C C Yetter and Miss Bertha Wynn attended the graduation at "Wa-Keeoey Thursday. Carter Collins had the adverse for tune to lose two tine horses a few davs ago. One was killed by lightning and the other was cut to pieces on a barb ed wire fence. Mr. Ware, the lively M. W. A. dep uty, tells us that he has 32 members and a good prospect for 12 more. That's right young men. We believe and, in fact, speaking from experi ence, we know that your money is well spent and that you will never regret taking a membership in the M. W. A. organization. C. C. Yetter was re-elected treas urer on our school board last Thurs day. The large vote which was cast for him goes to show the appreciation we have for his efficient aid. There was some 'lively talks made which were highly appreciated and which withont the least shadow of big doubt will benefit every one of us who had the exceedingly good fortune to be within hearing. Collyer. Mrs. O. B. Kessler has been on the sck list this weeK. Dr. Dillon left Tuesday morning for Osborne City for good. Frank Khrut received a car of coal t3 run his engine with last Tuesday. I. M. Yost shipped in a car of flour and feed and his elevator is ready to start. William Tague came home from Weskan and spent Sunday with his family. O. B. and Barney Kessler went to Kansas City last week and bought and shipped in 165 head of cattle. Jack. Walsh arrived from Chicago Sunday morning and Is visiting his Drotuers on the JNortu valine. The school at Collyer reminds one of the days or slavery it is bartered and traded from one year to another. Miss Mattie Deatrich arrived home trom Denver Friday where she was detained four weeks on account of sickness Charles King was elected treasurer at the annual school meeting and a lady teacher was voted for, the yote was 20 to 12. C. C. Hickman and wife drove to Dighton last Thursday to meet his sister who accompanied them to Coll yer and she is visiting her parents. Some of the voters would J ike to know where Hon. W. A. Reeder stands in regard to reciprocity with Cuba? or if he is stradle of the fence like the Hon. J. R. Burton. There are two amendments to the constitution to be voted on at the fall election. One is to elect township officers for two years the same as county officers, and the other is to pay the representatives $500 per session of 50 days instead S150. The voters should post up on these amendments before they cast their vote. . . For Salk Good horse, buggy and harness. Horse absolutely sound, safe and good driver. Can be seen at the residence of C C Bkstor, Wa-Kee-ney, Kans. - - Dr M. Jay Brown, the eye, ear, nose and threat surgeon, of Salina, Will be in Wa-Keeoey. Monday, August 11, at American house. PROFESSIONAL CARDS., , German divine services at the Meth odist church Sunday, August 10, at 3 o'clock p. m. Rev. Huhn, pastor. Fat hogs wanted about 200 pounds in weight at Geo Baker's. Smoked hams at Baker's vV. E. SAUM. ATTORNEY AT LAW. WA-KEENEY -, KANSAS. A. B. JONESr PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. ffi-lIIHIT. - - IJ DOCTOR D. W. B. KURTZ. JR. I Itotlcw of Application to PttrchaM School. W J'"" ' ' Land- . The undersigned hereby gives notice that he will on the lath day of August. 1903. make an application to the Probate Court of lreno uonnty. tvansas, to purcnase tne fol lowing; described school land, situated in the organized countr of Treeo. Kansas, viz: The northwest quarter of section 4, town- snip -11, range za. Ue names the following persons to prove his settlement, continuous residence, and improvements, vis: James Faulkner, resi dence Wakeeney. Kansas, and H. 1. Hill- man, residence Wakeeney. Kansas. Done at Wa-Keeney, County of Trego. Kansas, this 30th day of July. 1003. Hugh Faulknbr. Jr.. Petitioner. OG ALLAH KANSAS, DENTISTRY. DR. HOSTETTER, D. D. S. Office with Dr. Jones. All work warranted. Teeth with out plates. Gold crowns $5.00. Up-to-date. ROLL A CLACK. 5 AUCTION EER. v Will cry sales In Treiro and adjoining conn ties. Terms right. Write or call on me at Ellis, Kans. sIBt WA-KEENEY RESTAURANT: Will open for business - Saturday, August 2, in the middle room of the Ver beck block. Everything bright and new. First-class meals at reason able prices. ' " Clean rooms ' and com fortable beds. MRS. H. M. HOPPER, Pbop. UNION PACIFIC LA NDS. , C. C. BLACK, Agent. Wa-Keeney, Hays City, v. Bus. R. C. WILSON, Local Agent. - ' Wa-Kkknky - Eakb. Notice of Application to ParclMM School Uad. The undersigned hereby gives notice' that be will, on the 23rd day of August, 1902, make an application to the Probate Court of Trego county. Kansas, to purchase the fol lowing described school land, situated In the organized county of Trego. Kansas, viz: The northeast quarter of section 12, town, ship 14, range 2. He names the following persons to prove his settlement, continuous residence, and improvements, viz: Emit avidson. residence Wa-Keeney. Kansas, and Grant Bronson, residence Wakeeney, Kansas. . Done at Wa-Keenev, County of Trego, Kansas, this 4th day of August, 1908. C. E. Houns. Petitioner. FRANK WOLLNER. ; ; DEALER IN Dry Goods. Staple and Fancy Groceries. Oranges, Lemons" and other 'fruits Candies, tobacco , and cigars. These goods are all fresh and clean. We want your produce Good fresh beef at Baker's. CASH GROCERY, J. J. DRUM MONO. PROPRIETOR OEALER IN...... Staple and Fancy Groceries, Fresh Fruits and Vegei tables, Candies, , tobacco and Cigars These goods are all, fresh and clean Highest market price paid for butter and eggs. Theo. r Courtney, DEALER IN STAPLE GROCERIES -UYour patronage solicited BANNER P. O. KANS. NOTICE of change of Jxmivdary lino be tween the Wa-Keeney and Colbv Land Districts in tbe State of Kansas. Notice is hereby given that the President of the Unit ed States, by executive order dated June 13. 1903. in accordance with the provisions of section 2353 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, and by virtue of the authority therein griveii. directed that the existinK boundaries of the Wa-Keeney land district and of the Colby land district, in the State of Kansas, be. and tbey are hereby, changed and reestablished by the transfer from the Wa-Keeney land district to the Colby land district of that portion of the State of Kan sas included in township ten (10), ranges twenty-six (20) to forty-two (42) inclusive. Further notice of the precise time when the land officers at Colby will be In readiness to receive applications for the lands hereby transferred and to transact business con nected therewith will be given by tho Regis- ter ana neceiver. uiven unaer my nana, at the City of Washington, this 19th day of June. A. D. 1903. By the President: Binges H krm ann. Commissioner of toe General Land Office Timber Culture, Final Proof Notice For Publication. No. 13105. Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kan., I June 26. 191)2 f Notice Is hereby given that Frank C. urimto. neir or Anna a. uurtis. oeceasea. has filed notice of intention to make final proof before the Register and Receiver of the U. S. Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kan sas, on the 9th day of August, 1002. on tim ber culture application No 14333, fot the. tortn-ast quarter or section o. in town ship No. 15 south, range 23 west of the 6tb He names as witnesses: Frank H. Curtis. Edward Curtis. J. 8 iron- son femith. Albert A. Rassicot; all of Ran som, Kansas. T. T. PUBCELL. Register. Notice for Publication Ho. 13113 United States Land Office, f Wa-Keeney. Kans July 10, 1902. f Notice is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of her inten tion to make final proof In support of her claim, and that said proof will be made be fore the Register and Receiver of the U. S Land Office at Wa-Keeney, Kansas, on August 25, 1902, vlz- May Green formerly May McCoy, Homestead Entry No. 239 for the southwest quarter of section 2, township 10 south. range . west oi roe otn p. m. Site names the following witnesses to prove her continuous residence upon and cultiva tion of said land, via: Zach T. Simpson and Jehu McCoy, of Le land. Kansas; Philip Oano and J. Henry Walker, of Happy, Kansas. f rn DtTUrrl'TT a- Notice of Application to Parcsuftse Scaool Lava. The undersiirned herebv .rives notfm that he will, on the 16tb day of August. 1902. make an a d plication to the Probate Court of Trego Countv, Kansas, to purchase the fot- organized county of Trego. Kansas, viz: - The southeast quarter of section 38, town ship 13 south, range J. He names the following persons to prove his settlement, continuous residence, and improvements, viz: F. M. Kuperly. residence Banner. Kansas, and L. W. Purinton. resi dence Banner. Kansas. Done at Wa-Keeney. County of Trego. Kansas, this 28th day of July, 1902. F. G. Miller. Petitioner. fc'ice oi imiish to pub scnooi lota The nndeniiKited hereby rive, notice that he will, on tbe 16th day of August. lVttL make an application to the Probate Court of Trego county. Kansaa. to purchase the fol lowing described school laud, situated In the organised county of Trego. Kansas, viz : Tbe southwest quarter of section 3S. town shin 13. range 26. lie names the following persons to prove his settlement, continuous residence, and improvements, vis: L. W. Pari nton. resi dence Banner. Kansas, and F. M. Epperly. residence Banner. Kansas. - Done at Wa-Keeney. County of Trego. Kansas, this SBth day of July. lore. James Wrioht. " - Petitioner. IFirst publication July 26. 1903.1 Senata Concurrent Resolution No. 5. Proposing an amendment to tbe constitu tion relating to and providing for bien nial elections. . Be it resolved by the Legislature of the State of Kansas, two-thirds of the members elected to each house thereof coucurring therein: Sectiow 1. The following proposition to amend the constitution of the state of Kan sas is hereby submitted to the qualified elec tors of the state for their approval or rejec tion, to-wit: The constit ution of the state of Kansas Is hereby amended by striking out the whole of section 8 of article 4 and sec tions 3 and 4of article of said constitution, and inserting in lieu of said sections the fol lowing, which shall constitute section 2 of article 4 of the constitution : Sec. a. General elections a. a township elections shall lie held biennially on the Tuesday succeeding the flrst Monday in November In the years bearing even numbers. All county and township nOicers shall hold their offices for a term of two years and until their snccess- uiowcijuBiiiinui prvvmru one county com missioner shall be elected from each of three districts, numbered 1, 2 and 3, by the voters of tbe district, and the legislature shall fix the time of election and the term of office of such commissioners; such election to tie at a general election, and no tsrm of office to ex ceed six years. All officers whose successors would, under the law as itexisted at the time of their election, be elected in an odd-numbered year shall ho d office for an additional year and until their successors are qualified. No person shall hold the office of sheriff or county treasurer for more than two consec tive terras. 8c. 2. This proposition shall be submit ted to 1 he electors of this slate at tbe general election of representatives in the year 1P08 for their approval or rejection. The amend ment hereby proposed shall be designated on tbe official ballot by tbe following title: The biennial election amendment to tbe constitution," and shall be voted for or against as now provided by law under such title. SBC. 8. This resolution shall take effect and tie In force from and after Its publica tion in the statute-book. Approved February 14. 1901. I hereby certify that the foregoing Is a true and correct copy of the original enroll ed resolution now on file in my office, and that the same took effect by publication in tbe statute-book May 1. 1901. , Geo. A. Clark. seal. Secretary of State. LFlrst publication July 26, 1993.1 Eoutt Cononrrtnt BwlutioB No. 21. For tbe submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the state of Kansas. Be It resol ved by the Legislature of the State of Kansas, two-thirds of the members elected to each house concurring therein: Btcnoi 1. The following proposition to amend the constitution of the state of K an sas is hereby submitted to tbe qualified elec tor of the state for their approval or rejec tion; That section 3 of article 2 be amended to read as follows: Sec. 8. The members of tbe legislature shall receive as compensa tion for their services the sum of five hun dred dollars for a regular session, and five dollars per day for any special session, an. three cents for each mile traveled by tiie -usnal route In going to and returning from the Dlace of meeting: hntsnHi tim rn.nust 1. ... shall not in tbe aggregate exceed tbe sum of one hundred and fifty dollars for any sueclal session. Snc 2. This proposition shall be submitted to the electors of this state at tbe general election of representatives to tbe legislature In the year A. D. 1902, for their auproval or rejection. The amendment hereby proposed shall be designated on the official ballot by the following title: "The amendment to the constitution relating to the compensation of members of the legislature." and shall l voted for or against as provided by law ai der such title. bic 3. This resolution shall take eflWt and be in force from and after its publica tion in tbe statute-book. Approved February 28. 1901. I herebv certifv that the forerofnxr Is. trnn and correct copy of the original enrolled resolution now on file in iny office, and that the same took effect bv nublicatlon in the statute-book May 1, 1901. , IEU. A. I LAHI. Lscai.. - Secretary of State.