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F. A MECHAU,
Short Order Restaurant, and Lunch Counter. MEALS AT ALL HOURS. Fresh Bread and Pies, 28 bread tickets for $ 1.00. "AIso a Nice Line of Confectioneries, Clears. Etc. L U M B E R gAY Neighbor! When yon need Lumber to fill that house bill or Coal to fill your coal bin do not pass up a good thing and lose money But go and see A. W. BARNES, He's always there at the new yard. COLLYER, KANS. ' KIC i u As passengers through Omaha over the Union Pacific can reach California many hours quicker than via any other route, there are fewer incidental ex penses on the trip. A saving of time and money always appeals to the Amer ican people. Be sure your Tickets read, over this line. Inquire of R. E. MORSE. A Great Big Snap ! Do You Know What a Snap Is ? There are several kinds of Snaps, Turtle Snaps, Har ness Snaps, and Ginger Snaps, but the biggest Snap in our yard is just first class a No. 1 Pine Boards, dimension stuff, and sheeting, all lengths and widths, and will be for the next 30 days. If you are going to need any lumber this spring come early and get your choice, and avoid the rush; we've got 'em and plenty. Also a good suprly of new Hardware and new Groceries. Highest market price paid for wheat and eggs. It will pay you to see us before you sell your wheat. Frank Bordovsky, VODA, Trego County, Kansas. It Pays others, It will Pay You to Look into the Merits of our Farm Machinery before you buy. - The Machinery that it pays to buy and that is the Cheapest in the end is the Machinery that DOES THE BEST WORK,. DOES THE MOST OF IT, - DOES IT AT THE LEAST COST, DOES NOT WEAR OUT EASILY". That Is the Kind We Sell. THE AVERY THRESHER, THE AVERY WAGONS, THE HAPGOOD DISC PLOWS, THE BRADLYT & RAY GANG AND SULKY PLOWS. Have just received a car load of Indiana Disc Drills that have the reputation of be ing tmexceuea by any. . Come in and inspect this line and let us tell you more about it. Atsb a complete line of tic. tic, at low prices. Highest market price paid for Butter, Eggs and Poultry w. a; tawney, V OG ALLAH, KANSAS. C 0 A L CALIFORNIA EVERY DAY Until April 30th 1904. VIA UNION PACIFIC ; Dry Goods, Groceries, Shoes, Fitly Yccrs iha Sfesdsrd IF081SEL Improves th flavor and adds ti ths h.althfulness of the food. PKIOC BAJCIMQ POWDER CO. . Rev. Everett is visiting in -Colby. Carpenter Scliroeder's children are all duwn with the measles. Clarence Thompson, of Iloxie, was in the city the first of the week. Mrs. Otis Kessler and Mrs. Bushel, of Collyer, were visitors in the city Monday. Jim Drummond has got the pretti est peach tree i n town. It it a solid mass of blossoms. Wc are glad to say that after a long hard spell of sickness Mrs. W. B. Rob inson is able to be about once more. The Ladies' Good Will society meets with Mrs. O. A. Cortright, April 20. Bring thimbles. Mrs. W. J. Williams, Secretary. . F. A. Mechau has opened a new barber shop in the building south of the book store. He has engaged a barber from Kansas City. Hon. Lee Monroe, of Topeka, at tended court at Russell Springs the first of the week, and on his way home spent Thursday in the city. Quite a number of Wa-Kecneyites attended the masquerade ball at Coll yer last Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sellers cairied home both prizes. Remember the Vaudeville at the court house, April 22. Tickets will be sold at the drug store. Admission 35c, 25c and 15c. Don't fail to get re served seats. It is told that a well known Wa- Keeney young man went as far as Coll yer with his best girl not long ago, and she got off at that place to bid him good-bye. They had an old-fash ioned hugging and kissing bee much to the amusement of the Collyerites. G. I. Verbeck arrived from the east last Saturday. He is looking well and expects to remain a few weeks to at tend to some business affairs. Geo. I. says he almost froze to death in Hew York, and that Kansas sunshine is pretty tine after all. Wa-Keeney is feeling all puffed up over the fact that Billy Athol, a trav eling man, has bought lots and will erect a business block in that city. Wa-Keeney is and always bas been a good town, but that is naturally ex pected of the class of people who re side there. Hoxie Sentinel. Wednesday afternoon the alarm of fire was sounded, and was soon discov ered to be in the back yard of Editor Olson. The children had set fire to some rubbish and it caught some out buildings, but was put out before much damage was done. Had the wind been blowing it is not improba ble that the house would haye been destroyed. Last Wednesday evening friends of the M. E. church assembled at the home of F. P. Lucas to meet Rev. Cox and family who arrived from Ells worth Tuesday evening. Rev. Cox lias been sent to this point to till the place vacated by Rev. Gunckel, and the friends of the church welcome them into their midst, and hope their stay may be one of pleasure and profit to all. F. A. Mechau is now nicely located n the room south of Mrs. Courtright's book store where he is able to serve first class meals and lunches at all hours. He handles confectioneries, cigars, etc: also pies' and bread di rect from the Salina bakery. Twenty-eight loaves of nice Salina bread for a dollar. Go and see Mr. Mechau if you are in need of any of these things and be can fit youout about right. CASTOR I A Por Infants and Children. Tbs Kind Yea Kan Ahrzjs Essgfct Signature of XsO astern Dcmsas TJ0 orfel Established Mtick t. 1879. SATURDAY, APRIL. 16, 1904. OFFICIAL PAPER OP TREGO COUNTY. ANNOUNCEMENTS. At tbe suggestion of friends. nd agreea bly to my own inclinations. T hereby an nounce mvself as a candidate for County Clerk of Trego County, subject to tbe deci sion of tbe Republican County convention. I. M. WlLDKOR Death of Mrs- Clemens Yonn. Elenora Braun was born October 4, 1835, at Neidersaulhein, Germany. She was confirmed in the Lutheran church at the age of 14; came to the United States at the age of 15; mar ried demons Young June 2, 1855; moved to present home in Trego county in 1880. Mrs.' Young died April 11, 1904, at the age of 68 years, 6 months and 7 days. She was the mother of six chil dren, all of whom survive her Mrs. Thomas Reddig, of RoeK Island, III., Mrs. George S. Downing, of Moline, III., Mrs. C. L. Garrigues, George, Otto and Robert Young, all of west ern Kansas. Clemons Young died May 10, 1897. Sister Young was only sick a few days, and her death was a surprise to all death resulted from an old standing stomach trouble in addition to tiie prevalent pneumonia She was conscious until the last. She was one who put in practii-e the gos pel of the Christ she loved, and her last wish was that she could tell to those of her children who were not converted that the religion that was good enough to live by was also good enough to die by. She was like her master before her, one who went about doing good. She will be sorely missed by the family She leaves a host of friends who had come to look upon her as belonging to every one. May the Lord raise up some one to take her place. AH of the ctHldren were at the fun eral except Robert. The funeral took place in the M. E. church in Utica, on Wednesday, April 13. Services were conducted by Rev, D. B. Brooks assisted bv Rev. F. D, Funk There were about thirty-five teams in the procession, nearly every family in the community being repre sented.. The children of Grandma Young der sire to express their heartfelt thanks to kind friends and neighbors whoso kindly assisted during the sickness and death of our beloved mother. May God bless you. An entertainment will be given at the court house by the Ladies' Good Will Society, April 22, at 8:30 p. m. . program: Part I. Piano Solo Miss Bessie Courtright Columbia Drill -Nine Young Girls Vocal Duet ?. , Miss Ashcroft and Mr. King Pantocaine Courting Under Difflcul ties. Vocal Solo Miss Kirby Part II. The First Time (and Probably the " Last) Drama. Enroute for Denver Piano, Duet and Chorus. Mr. Ollivey, of Emporia, was in the city Thursday looking over the coun try with a view of investing. Last Tuesday morning Rev. Gunc kel and family left for Ellsworth where Mr. Gunckel will enter upon his pastorate in that place. Many friends accompanied them to the train, and many regret their depart ure, but we all wish them success and happiness in their new borne aud work. - NEW BARBER SHOP. F. A. MECHAU. Prop. Is the place to get a good clean shave and a .stylish hair cut. Give me a call. W A-KKKNKY - KANSAS. Notice ! Notice is hereby given that the Township board of Wa-Keeney town ship will receive bids up till noon on Saturday, April 30, 1904, on the follow ing work on the Saline bridge: Gnde on Saline bridge north side 1 foot approach, joist 2 feet apart, 2x12 16 Teet; floor 2x12 16 feet- Grade 72 reel, 11 feet high at bridge, and 14 feet wide at tcp of 20 foot wings. Grade on south side 16 foot ap proach. 2x12 16 teet, joist 2 feet; post and wire and 20 foot wings; 154 feet of grade. 9 feet high, 14 feet wide at tip and piie. Tin? board reserve the right to re ject any and all bids. Ed. Chalk, Trustee. Good fresh beef at Baker's. ; JOHN W. SPENA, NEW MACHINE SHOP. All kinds of work in Wood and Iron done in a workman-like manner. WIND MILLS, PUMPS, TANKS. Agent PIPE FITTING AND PUMP REPAIRING. EBest Lubricating Oil for sale. Notice No hunting or trespassing allowed on the southeast quarter of section 23 and the northeast Quarter of section 33 on Big creek. C. K. Cue. DR. M. JAY BROWN, Eye, Ear, Throat and Nose Surgeon, Salina, Kansas, Will be in Wa-Keeney, Saturday, April 16. At American House. . Joseph H. Spena owns two French Percheron Stallions (Imported) and will make the season of 1904 as fol lows: Berto, 4 years old, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week at his farm 8 miles sutli east of Wa-Keeney. Friday and Satur duy at Ellermeyer's barn. Vallon, 3 year old. will make the season at my farm. Season begins April loth. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN ! This is to certify that we have known the Black-Hawk Morgan Stal lion Bob" for several years and that he is one of the . surest foal getters that we ever knew. He breeds large getting large colts with the very fin est of style and action. He is of a kind and gentle disposition and his colts have proved to be the same. He has as fine a set of colts as any horse in Northwest Kansas. He has made several seasons at and near Colbv, Kansas, where each of the signers be low reside and can be found and we each cheerfully recommend this horse to any one desiring the services or a first cl;iss stallion: L J Egbert, farmer. ' John M Kiser. ex-sheriff." CC Bales, merchant. ..H B Davis, butcher. . M F Hobbs, farmer. Richard Blence, farmer. Sam Pratt, sheriff. W D Pratt, liveryman. T A Byers, farmer. A P Tone Wilson, attorney at law. R C Parks, farmer. Mike Jensen, farmer. Seth Parks, farmer. Jasper Littell, farmer. T A Huntley, stockman. S E McLin, farmer. M J Williams, farmer. J W Eller, restaurant. J A McLin, farmer. M C Williams, stockman. George Ball, stockman. PEDIGREE OF "BOB," THE BLACK-HAWK MORGAN STALLION. Bob was sired bv Black-rattler: be by City Blacksmith; he by Hill's Blackhawk. a d he. wastlie sireor Ertian Allen ana ocner fust Morgan horses. Bob's dam was Lotta McCay br Imported Billet; 2nd dam by Charlotte Vandever by Telegraph: 3rd dam by Joe Gales; 4th dam by North Star. Bob was raised by Robert McKay. Dec&tur. III., breeder of thoroughbred race horses. Bob is the sire of Mrs. Strain's favorite black team. Will make the season of 1U04 at my place miles northeast of Wa-Keeney, 1 mile east of Galloway school house. Terms ST -00 to insure living colt. SAMUEL PARKS. Owner. WILLIAM, JR. Hanbletoalau and Black Hawk Morgaa Stallion. r Descriptiow Dark brown horse, stands 17 hands high, weighs 1400 lbs. He was bred in Champaign county. 111.: his sire was a 3 year old and bis grandsire was Hidalgo No. 1210; be is 6 years old; has good style and action: a kind disposition, and a sure foal getter. Will make tbe season of 1904 commencing April 18 at Qninter. and will be there every Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday while tbe season last at Ikenberry's barn, and Friday and Saturday at Hickman's barn. Collyer. Terms 8.00 to Insure colt to stand and suck. Mares disposed of or removed from the neighborhood where tbey are at when bred will be considered with foal and owners must pay service fee. Mare and colt must stand good for service of tb horse. Money due 30 days after-mares foaling. Care will be taken to prevent accidents but I will not be responsible should aay ocoor. A word to those who intend to bred this spring. Come and look at my horse before you bred, and If be suits you I will appreci ate your patronage. A. BniSMACOtK. ALPHONSO. Dbscriftiok. Jet black, wltb mealv nose and white belly. Four years old. l-" hands high, has good clean heavy bone, long deep body, and ts a Jack of much style and nniab and when fully matur ed It will be hard to find his equal. He bas nroven himself a sure foal getter and shows a very uniform lot of colts. His pedigree Is gilt edge. - - J Alpbonsowill make the season of 1904 at my farm Li miles northeast of Ogaltab. My hours will be from morning till 9 o'clock and from 4o'cloektill nlcht. Trails $n.ao to insure mare with colt. Any person disposing of or removing mare from tbe neighborhood or county, forfeit the In surance whether known to be In foal or not and tbe insurance becomes due. and the same must be settled for at once by ca.b or note. All care taken to p event accidents, but I will not be responsible should aoy occur. J. W. MAKQTTAin), Owmt. for the Ideal, and other windmills. At the World's Columbian Exposi tion, held at Chicago in 1893, the Ideal Wind Mill received the highest award of merit for excellence of design and construction. SEASON OF 1904. .Saline Valley Ranch, Eight miles northwest of Wa-Keeney. My horse Young Quimper will make the season $7.00 to iusore live foal. My Jack Mosacha will make the season $10.00 to insure a live foal. Care will be taken to prevent"accl dents but will not be responsible for any. W. T. Littlechild, Owner. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. A. B. JONES. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. WA-KKENET. - - KANSAS. DENTISTRY- DR. HOSTETTER, D. D. S. Office with Dr. Jokes. All work warranted. Teeth with out plates. Gold crowns $5.00. Up-to-date ! H? KT .IMP. k g A At A t A Vl-A A J n S REAL ESTATE. i i Abstracter J-Bonded in the sum J? g Of $5,000. g INSURANCE. 0 NOTARY PUBLIC. g g Rents Collected and payment of Taxes for Xon-Itesidents a Specialty. . . Large list of lands for sale at low prices and easy terms. JJ a w WA-KEENEY, KANS., Jg W. H. SWIGGETT. 1 REAL : ESTATE Large List of Choice Ranches and & m & Wheat Farms to select from. a vj iA Business attended to for non-resi- iti a dents. Abstracter Bonded In the sura SJ j of $5,000. j j Money to Loan on improved farm g property. g WA KEENEY, KANS. g cceeeeeeeceeoeeecceeeeeeca CASH GROCERY, J J. DRUMMOND. PROPRIETOR OEALE IN Staple and Fanc Groceries." Fresh Fruits and Vege tables, Candies, tobacco and Cigars -o- These scoods are all fresh and clean. Highest market price paid for hutter and eeaa. MILLINERY STORE. Mrs. C. 1. Schneider. Milliner. Trimmed, and Untriinmed Hat and liomiets of the latest styles direct from Chicago-. Grand opening Saturday, March 19th.. - K'Sow is the time to subscribe for the official county paper.. Pay us we iievtl coin.