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TWENTY-EIGHTH YEAR. Yearly Subscription $1.00. WA-KEENEY, KANS., JULY 28, 1906. H: S. Givler, Prop. NUMBER 21 "ThvOHngest danghter ofTand I Mssa Ailing XlInriit t w tt.J ' T-r T""T""" """"""l""- . Mrs.F.B. Walker was quite sick this this week. iw auC ux laura wrap- 0 mill 1 I Will Wollner is putting the finish ing touches to Frank Kline's new house. Tout Hinshaw, the boss plasterer of Western Kansas, is plastering I. T. ' Purcell's big house. Wm. Chalk was up from Glencoe, Monday. He says corn and forage crops are looking fine. There will be Episcopal service in the church next Sunday at 11a.m., and 3 p. m. by J. H. Lee, rector. John Chalk, a. former Trego boy, is running a hotel at Ransom. He is the proud father of another boy. Ladies' hats at half price at Moore's just a few left. For Sale or Trade Two new gang plows, one New Yankee and one Oliver. M. W. Mason, Wa-Keeney, Kansas. , ' . Judge Peacock has a new wind at his residence. Mrs. Basil Roloson left Saturday morning for Hiawatha, Kans., to .visit relatives. She will be absent about two months. Joe Halblieb, one of the big farmers " and stockmen of Riverside township, attended to business in the county seat last Saturday. Born, Sunday, July 21. 1900, to Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Maack, a son. Mr. Maack is stepping higher than ever sinee he has an heir. .. V. V. LCll UUIUV Will f 1 T , hennlnfrnm -.!..., i.,,. GleveBeason - ..'.iuiuj, tiuijf io, UUL11 j T..0,l., T..l 1,-. : ln in i , , um uij oi3u juciuaive. Jfc-tta Barger is quite 6ick at her home south of town. . Rev. Sites was down from Grinnell Wednesday on land business. Mrs. F. W. King returned home from Wichita the first of the week. The Good Will society will meet with Mrs. Williams next Wednesday. Buy your wall paper at Collyer fur niture store, the cheapest and the best. , Mrs. Iloisington, of Abilene, Is vis iting her daughter, Mrs. J. H.NIes Herman Long has rented the' cot tage recently vacated by F. A. Me-cbau. Miss Edith Edinborg, of Lindsborg, is the guest of Misses Stella and Julia Blair. Attorney Hutzel attended to land office business at Colby and Hill City this week. mi . ... loo unumnD ocnooi graduates are requested to meet at the court house at 5 o'clock p. m., Thursday, August 9, to practice marching for commence ment the same evening. Mrs. C. D. Smith. County Supt. Xne oldest apple tree In Kansas may be seen in the yard of Jonn Gam ble, at Watbena. This tree was plant ed 51 years ago, and is still bearing so well that an apple buyer lately offered to take the apples it U bearing this year, and call the total 25 bushels. The trunk of the tree measures six feet, eight inches in circumference, and the spread of the lower limbs is 66 feet. Normal begins next Monday and the town is full of teachers hunting boarding places. It is said wedding bells wiil ring for two Wa-Keeney girls before many days have passed. Hats to suit and fit all men at Mrs. T. R. Moore's. - over Porter's restaurant. Office Last Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Reeder, accompanied by thier daughter and son, came .up to Wa Keeney and remained until Monday evening. Mr. Reeder was up on business. Rich Mulroy, editor of the Hays News, was a Wa-Keeney visitor Tues day. Rich and Ed. Rea arc partners in the real estate business, and Rich was here to sell some Trego county dirt. We acknowledge a pleasant visit. ' . Jacob Heekman has been ouite ex-! pensively engaged in the bee raising industry on his ranch north of town. He left us a sample of excellent honey made by his bees and it was delicious. He has our thanks for so much dis tilled sweetness at one time. fc i Out in Western "Kansas there is a little hamlet called Paradise, while j over in Missouri a little burg goes by the euphonious name of Hades. The fact, says Bunco, that the latter named place is no hotter than the former is giving the doctors of the ology some trouble in explaining. F. Stradal remembered the World family with a nice lot of peaches this week. They were home grown and were of beautiful color and excellent flavor. Without doubt peaches can be grown in Western Kansas for these "were as nice as any of the eastern peaches. Mr. Stradal has our thanks. is building a cottage e north Dart of town npar th home of A. E. Garrett. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Rhoades are the proud parents of alOi pound son, born Thursday, July 27, 1906. Mrs. N. Fuller returned from the east last Tuesday evening. Her many friends were glad to see her. Mrs. Leonard Schmidt was quite siGk this week. We understand that 6he is better at this writing. Wednesday night Harry Gerhart left for Spearville where he will work in F. A. Mcchau's barber shop. iss Mattie Shaw returned -home last week after a year's absence in Chicago, where she attended school. J. W.' Spena soid the little house back of his machine shop this week. We did not learn the name of the purchaser. Peopie get tired of too much politi cal talk during a busy season, says the Troy Chief. The average farmer knows better what he wants than the 'howling sorehead who has an ax to grind. The chronic fault-finder is a tiresome proposition to the man who x is busy taking care of a tiountiful crop. R. L. Adkinson, one of the prosper ous farmers of Riverside township, was a county seat visitor last Tues day. . Mr. Adkinson Is a lover of good horses and has several fine animals. He made us an agreeable visit. He has sold his farm and is looking up a new location. We hope be will re main in Trego. Mrs. G. W, Marshall, of Kansas City, Kans., is visiting her sons and their families. She einecfs tn re main about two weeks. Alumni meeting at the court house at 2 p. m. Tuesday, July 31, 1906. All members are requested to be present. R. A. Biehler, president. Last Sunday night a young visitor put ip appearance at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emmons north of town. Mother and baby are doing nicely. Normalites! Don't forget that Mrs. T. R. Moore car ries a full line of tablets. Grandpa Law returned home the nrst of the week from a ten days outing in uenver and the moon tains. The old gentleman gained five pounds in ten days and says he had a good time. On Wednesday afternoon several of the ladies of our town met in the court room for the purpose of organiz ing a literary club. The object of the organization is both for pleasure and profit, as some line of literary work will be taken up and ' thoroughly studied. The club expects to federate as early as possible. The following I officers were elected for the club year: ! Mrs. Frank Toothacre. Dresident: Mrs. II. S. Givler, vice president; Mrs. I. T. Purcell. secretary; Mrs. A. II. Blair, treasurer; Mrs. CD. Smith, club historian. The line of work will be taken up some timeduringthe fall. Last Sunday Mr. Fred Musgrave and Miss Mattie Flyr were united id marriage at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. William Bragg. Rev. Everett of the Presbyterian church performed the ceremony in the pres ence of the relatives and a few inti mate friends. Both young people are well and favorably known in our com munity. Mrs. Musgrave is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Flyr and is very highly respected by all who know her and she possesses all the qualities that gc to make the true, good woman and Mr Musgrave is to be congratulated in bis choice. Mr. Musgrave runs a first class barber hdp and is widely known over the county, haying lived here a good many years. Fred is an honest, up right man and has many friends in the community.- The World and the many friends of these young people bespeak a prosperous and happy life for them. - grandpa We wish to thank Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Purinton, of Banner, for. a box of peaches from their own orchard. The trees are only four years old aud are bearing excellent fruit. After re ceiving these peaches, also those sent us by Mr. Stradal, we feel that such a demonstration of excellent fruit pro duced should induce people to plant and cultivate the peach tree. Jake Royer, the professional base ball . player,, living near the county seat with his parents, did not remain long at Austin, Texas, in the South Texaa League, but returned te his Gove county home the last of the week fully convinced that the sunny south no longer had any charms for him. "Hunky" Heinz aeturned home also the last of the week, which again makes the Gove bail . team one of the strongest in the country. Grinnell Record. ' Good fresh beef at Baker's. ..... v.r.mapa esoitt's grandson from Pittsburg, Pa., is visiting him. They have not seen each other for twenty years, and it was a great surprise as wen as a pleasure for to meet his grandson again. J. M. Rhoades, of the Normal school faculty, will be present to assit the teachers and give an address at the court house to the institute and pub lic in general on Thursday evening, august, so. come one and all. No admission. The Wa-Keeney base ball club went to JMHs Wednesday and played a game of ball. The Ellisites won by a score of 13 to 7. A return game will be played on the Wa-Keeney diamond on Saturday, August 4, and we predict a cioser game as our boys witl put in their best players. F. A. Mechau and family left Moo day night for Spearville, Kan. Mr. Mechau bought a barber shop in that place and will run it in firstclass style. Mr. and Mrs. Mechau hate many friends here who wish them success in their hew home. , John Cloud remembered this office with some nice home-grown peaches. This is the third lot of these fine peaches we have received this week, and would be mighty glad if they just keep 'em coming as it cuts down the grocery bill about half. On Monday evening the Bethany Concert Co., of Lindsborg, gave an entertainment under the auspices of the Good Will society at the court house. . The room was comfortably filled and a very excellent program was rendered Harry B. Keller, the violininist, is only seventeen years of age and has been a Bethany student only a little over two years. He showed marked talent and there is no doubt as to his future as a violinist. Oscar Lofgren is a skilled pianist and rendered the most difficult selections with ease and grace. Miss Mary Smith, the reader, met with much lavor and is indeed an elocutionist that cannot fail to please her audi ence. Her selections were rendered in a most pleasing manner and she re sponded very graciously to the en cores. The concert throughout was good and the people all seemed well pleased with the program. Collyer. Mrs. Elmer Smith is very 1117 Joe Powers has the pink eye. Extremely hot the past few days. v l nee Kazak lias been on the sick list. Hurrah for Collyer! The ball nine carried the day again. beveral severe thunder storms in this locality the past few days. Our new bank building will soon adore the north side of main street, The shooting craps game should be prohibited, especially on Main street. The familiar.whistle of the thresh er was heard south of town Tuesday A new doctor in town. Collyer would be no town unless opposition reigned supreme. Our boys pronounced the Grainfield team as fine a lot of gentlemen no they ever played with. Mrs. C. C. Hickman and Miss Belle Glenn were calling on friends south east of town Tuesday. xt looks like a pity to see fruit trees heavily laden with fruit destroyed before the fruit is ripe. i-red Hickman says he'd deposit his cash in the bank only he ean't get a draft large enough to hold it. lhree young ladies in town are all struck on the same fellow now watch the motions they go through . Another show struck town Saturday evening and drew a large crowd, but tue show was pronounced "rather bum." People having bills to post should taice care where they post them, as the "men kids" in town are. liable to destroy them. "Chick Powers" got stuck in the mud the other day, but as he was rescued in time no serious result to "Chick" or the mud. : The hobo element were making themselves so obnoxious that the town people had to send a petition to Wa-Keeney t appoint a marshal. Our druggist, Mr. Woods received the appointment and Collyer can depend on good orfler in the future. . Went to Salina to Marry. Miss Kate Smith of this city and John Rosser of Wa-Keeney, Kas., were married at Salina Wednesday afternoon. The couple met there by agreement'and were married by the probate judge. Miss Smith went from here to Salina on the afternoon train. The newly married couple have gone to Wa-Keeney to make their home. - The bride is well known here. . Un til a month ago she was employed at Shellhaas' bakery, where she had been for three years. Junction City Union. Mr. Roeser and bride make their home at W. J. Skelton's ranch on the Saline. Beat Estate Transfers for WmI Ending July 28. .-, Albert Redmond to W Orion Eaton, nwi 16-13-25 $2100 Amos V Kellogg to F W Wheel er, sw 8-14-22 W T Cruison to F W Wheeler. SWt 8-14-21 . 700 J W Pharis to Mary J Morgan, Its 1, 2, 3, blk 35. Wa-Kecnev 1 Wm Power to Collyer Stat Bank, lfrl3, blk 23, Collyer I Alfred Egger to John Herbert, 7 acres nc corner of n wj 13-13-21 104 Eggs taken in exchange for merchandise at Moore's store. wanted To rent a farm with build ings. N. Bach, wa-Keenev. Kans. Bosna. Corn and other feed growing fine. S. H. Yewell is painting his barn and granary. - . Bernice Boise visited with Edna Biehler, Saturday. Miss Mamie Biehler returned home Faiday from Quinter. ; S. H: Yewell was seleoted as clerk of school Dist. No. 5. Wm. Stimits and wife were county seat visitors Saturday. Several from Bosna attended the ice cream social at Banner. ' w. ij. iarra Dee, accompanied ny Theo. Courtney, of Banner, went to yumter Monday. axisses jxewman and Swishes, of Ransom, visited with the Misses Lar- rabee's this week. .Messrs. Stanfield and Thomas, of ifunaio. Kan., were the guests of P. M. Hatch and family. H. i. fepillman, Moses and Leslie Surprise started for Nebeaska Tues- pay to look for homesteads. Mrs. Geo. Bollinger, of Utica, and her sister, Mrs. Sanders Bollinger vls itrd at E. L. Boices several days thfs week. - J'. J. Ulevenger, wife and daughter Gertrude, of Topeka, Kan., were the guests of S. H. Yewell's a few days tnis week. A surprise party was given in honor of W. Lu and Ruby Larrabee at their home Wednesday evening. A jolly gooa time is reported by all present. iiowner nine and Ransom nine crossed bats at Ransom Saturday- results ii to 19 in favor of Ransom. someone said it was quite a "bawl" game. . - Clarence Buell and his father, who have been harvesting in this, vicinity and visiting with Raymond Buell, re turned to their home in Wallace county Monday. after some real estate which he owns ! sister" Mrs. Jas. Maranand. List, wb- - , .. and returned to Colorado Monday evening where he will stop over to down there The ice cream social was a success notwithstanding the night was dark and rainy Net proceeds $10. The .school board engaged Rev. Harper to teach a six months term of school at Banner the coming winter. H. L. Baker, from LaCrosse, Kans., was here Wednesday and sold the south half of 29-13i25 to Mr. Osborn, of Pratt county. He will be here soon with his family to improve this land. A. B. Redmond left Banner with his wife and little girls for Topeka where they will make their home. We all regret to lose this family and hope they may find it to theirinterest to return some day. , Last Wednesday, July 25, the little 2-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Johnson was drowsed by falling into a tub of water. The funeral was held Thursday. The bereaved par edts have the sympathy of the entire neighborhood. Voda. Banta Brothers are threshing their oats. complete his vacation. Mr. Buffing ton has a responsible position with a wholesale house in Dallas. Texas. -The Ford and Rinker ball nines played last Sunday on the Rinker dia mond, and when the fog cleared away the score was 32 to 36 in favor of Ford. Batteries Ford, Burkett and others. Rinker Rinker. This heavy slug ging match resulted in a lot of broken bats. Saturday, July 28, two games are scheduled at Ogallab. First game, Ogallah .Firt nine vs.- Mud Hens: secqid game, Second nine vs. Swedes. Friday, August 3, the Rinkers will play a double header agaidst the First and Second nines at Ogallah. Big Creek. A big, soaking rain last week. -The farmers have got busy since the rain. The now. corn crop is an assumed fact F. Krhut threshed his shocked wheat. eats and his up R. Owens' al- Kristof Bros, put falfa on the shares. A. Scb wanbeck is breaking a team of colts for Gilbert Crocker. Gilbert Crocker' is putting out 200 acres of wheat on R. Owens' farm. C. Wolff, our enterprising merchant donated 2 acres of land for a schoof house site. J. Krhut is threshing for V. Malin- ovsky. Wheat is turning out nice and good berry, but too damp to test well. T. Schimkovwitsch and Vince Ze- man are turning the earth up side down with their steam Dlows Each plows 40 acres per day. Adolph Schwanbeck, Charley Kris- tof , J. Kristof, Ralph Kristof , Stephen Krhut, Philip Krhut, Elmer Banta, Gus Banta and W. D. Austin helped N. Mallinoysky thresh Monday and Tuesday. xne memoers or the new JJist. a voda met July 19 and voted bonds to build a school house. . There were 24 voters out and every vote was cast for the bonds. Everybody was of th same mind and the meeting passed off nicely. It was left to th a hoard what kind of a house to build. The house will be 22x30 with an antie room 8x12 feet. The plows in this neck of the woods are all being utilized. The prospects are good for a large acreage or wheat to be sown this fall. Elihu Allman visited the hob on bus last Saturday. - - Chas. Cross spent Sunday yisiting with John Allman. Tom Feezor has rented some land of B. Furbeck and is preparing it for wheat. Tom Feezor bought another horse last Saturday and is turning under the weeds. Uncle James Furbeck's health con tinues very poor and doesn't appear to improve. ' Everybody is so busy these. days that they haven't time to recognize -a. neighbor or ask the news of anybody. Lucy Courtright is Yetter's. - - Ogallah. visiting at C. C. Banner. Some alfalfa will be ready te the third time next Monday. - J. Riffle is in Marion county looking cut Mrs. J.-E. Faulkner went to Russell Thursday morning. T .. 1. .1 - uanKi S meuicine wagon lias orna mented our highways this week. ne new school board is composed of J. C. Buchanan, T. C. Roberts and C.J.Anderson. j v. c is mighty easy to start a discus- iu. uu ncuuui iana contracts now days, with the accent on the "cuss J. u. Rinker is delivering 1000 bu shels of old wheat to Yost this week It is a fine mill wheat, grades No 2 ixmsiaerabie preparation is being maae ror the camp meeting to beheld in the tabernacle by the Holiness as sociation the first week of August. .Hisses trertrude Powers and Mary Lofstead returned from the Salina Chautauqua Tuesday evening. They were pleased with the attractions of fered. , . Fred Collins has purchased an en gine and gang of steam plows of Ross & Waldo, and expects to do consider able plowing for himself and others this fail. Benj. Mapes investigated the specialist" doctor's treatment at Wa- Keeney, but didn't get a favorable impression of his methods and didn't take treatment. Mike Richards has the best cave in the neighborhood. It is a solid arch of cement with cement floor and fac ing of made cement blocks, and cost over one hundred dollars completed. W. A. Tawney has a field of late corn on his section west of Ogallah which is the source of more guesses and bets than any other piece in the township. It will probably be a race with the frost.' Culver Buffington yisited with his W. A. Eppler has sold a half inter est in his Blue Front Implement bus- iness at Ellis to Charles Brown, of Sa lina. Mr. Brown is well and favora bly known to all the dealers in Kan sas as he now has charge of this state for the Parlin, Orendorf & Co;, whole sale implement dealers of Kansas City. He was blockman for the In ternational Harvesting company of America a number of years. - The new firm intend adding a sales stabie next, spring invconnectipn with the imple ment and harness business. We wish, the new firm success. Order of Service-Sacred Concert at the. Presbyterian Church Next Sunday Evenjng. Hymn. Organ voluntary. Responsive reading. Prayer. " Vocal solo "Beside Still Waters'W " Jerome. xiyinn selections wiili words comment. oio and quartette "Dreams Galilee" Choir. Hymn selections comment. Vocal solo "The Words by Tennyson. Benediction. Respo d se ' 'Lord -s Organ Postlude Us" Ash ford. of of with 'words of' Harbor Bar" Prayer" Choir. "Lord, Dismiss WEATHER EEP0HT. Maximum and minimam tempera-" tures according to the government thermometer at Wa-Keeney for the week ending July 26. --- Max. Friday 89 Saturday 90 ...... Sunday ... . 87 Monday ...... 89 Tuesday 83 Wednesday ; 83 Thursday . 88 adoui one-fifth of an inch of has fallen within the last week. For Sale One registered Galloway bull 4 years old. J. C. Neuensch wan der, BanneF. Kans. For sale Span of big mules 3 and 4 years old, broke; also one odd mule, 9 years old. John Lemke, Wa-Keener. Kansas. Min. . .. 64 62 .. 63 ..60 .. 55 .. 59 61 rain A farmer and his wife desired to weigh a pig, and had no scales. The man weighed 160 peunds and his wife 139 pounds. They put a beard across a fence so that when they sat upon each end of the board it exactly bal anced. Then they exchanged traces. the wife taking the pig into her laD. just-balancing the board agaiu. How much did the pig weigh? Norton Champion. , Subscribe for the world oldest and best paper Jn the county.