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IT IS NO IDLE JEST YOST'S IS THE We are agents for Chase & Sanborn's Coffee's, Heinz' Pure food Products, Schillings' Spfces. We want your trade and in exchange we will give you the best goods on the market at reasonable prices. We want your butter aud eggs. Trade with us. We will treat you right. Star Grocery. Pickled pork at Baker's. Go to the Wa-Keeney State Bank for Steamship tickets. Bran and shorts for sale at the Hard map Lumber Co. Ned Ferris, of Kansas City, is visit ing his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ferris. For Sale 1G0 acres of land 6 miles northeast of Wa-Keeney. Inquire al this office. Jacob Loyd left Friday morning for Osborne county to visit friends and relatives. For Sale Thoroughbred Brahma roosters at $1.00 each. Inquire at this office. Miss. Emma Courtney, cashier of the Grinnell State bank, was in the city last Saturday. A Fire and Lightning policy Id the Continental is a good and safe one. W. H. Swiggett, agent. The Union Bible class meets in regular session next Tuesday even ing at 7.30 in the M. E. church. Will Kelly bagged a wild goose on Thanksgiving day. He shot his bird with a 32 rifle about 200 yards oft. Dr. Woodworfch, dentist, will be in Wa-Keeney. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 13, 14. and 15. While playing Thursday little Chester McAtee had the misfortune to get kicked on the head by a horse. There will be no preaching services at the Presbyterian church the com ing Sunday, owing to the absence of the pastor. Mrs. Gleason and Mrs. Hays return ed home from Council Bluffs, Iowa, Thursday morning, after several weeks, visit. For Sale Good house and block of ground in Wa-Keeney; also house and lot in Hays City. Samuel Parks, Wa Keeney, Kan. Get Verbeck & Lucas' prices on lumber, coal, stoves, paints, varnishes and building material. They will save you money. Epwortli League December 9 at the M. church at 6:45 p. m. Leader, Edythe Scott. Subject: "Association Unto Salvation." Mrs. Saum spent the week in this City visiting old friends. She will return to her home in Kansas City, No veneer of culture, savs Homer Hoch, is perfect enough but that it will soon betray the counterfeit. CATARRH Ely's Cream Balm This Remedy is a Specific. Sure to Cive Satisfaction. CIVES RELIEF AT. ONCE. It cleanses, soothes, heals, and protects the diseased membrane. It cores Catarrh and drives away a Cold m the Head oraicklv, ' Restores the Senses of Taste and Smell. Easy to use. Contains no injurious drags, Applied into the nostrils and absorbed. Large Size, 50 cents at Druggists or by mau ; I rial size, 1U cents by m.n ELY BROTHERS, 56 Warren St., New York. FLOW BEST. Miss Gertrude Davies spent a couple of days with Miss Ethel Straw this week. She will go to Kansas City before returning to Ellis. George Wollner and sister, Mrs. Kate Young, of Pendennis, Kansas, visited relatives and friends in the city Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stewart, of Ifoyt, Kansas, are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Stienber ger on Big Creek. Mr. Stewart Is a brother of Mrs. Stienberger. Joe Irwin, monarch of all he sur veys at Cedar Bluffs, honored the county seat with his august body Thursday. He remained over night and cracked jokes with the boys. Miss Edith Buchanan expects to return to her heme in Ogallah the first of the week after spending sev eral weeks with Wallace, county friends. Sharon Springs Times. Collyer Wednesday and looked in on us. He says uouyer is a Dooming, ana his mansion is almost completed and expects bu tan.e uiv easy nvridiiar. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Peacock left last Friday evening for Kansas City, Kans, where Dr. Perkins performed an opera tion upon Mr. Peacock. At present writing the judge is resting easy and will be home in a few days. The Ladies' Aid society, of Banner, Kans., will hold their annual bazar in H. T. Courtney's house on Thursday, December 13, afternoon and evening. Supper served. Everybody cordially Invited. By order of committee. Mrs. A. II. Blair entertained Tues day evening in honor of Mrs. W. E. Saum. An elaborate dinner was serv ed after which the ladies spent a most enjoyable evening. Miss Georgie Moore and Miss Faith Wonner made charming waitress'. For chapped and cracked hands nothing is auite as good as an appli cation of DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve, Put it on before going to bed, use an old pair of gloves and see what a difference the morning will bring. Sold by w. w. gibson. Stolen Frofti my pasture four miles south of Collyer, between Fri day November 23 and Tuesday, No vember 27, 1906, three heifers branded open "A" on left hip. A reward of $10 will be paid for any information leading to their recovery. "VYm Lorimer, Collyer, Kansas. Thomas Brooks ,of Pasadena, Cali., was in the city this week revisiting old scenes and renewing old acquaint ances. Mr. Brooks has been on an ex tended visit to Iowa and other states, ana could not stay away from his old stamping grounds any longer. He look? fine and says he is doing well financially. Ernest Jesse was up from Stock range last Sunday and spent several hours with the World "devil". He reports wheat good in his neighbor hood. He planted 140 acres of wheat in September and today he has 125 head of cattle pasturing on it. How's that for Western Kansas. Can't be beat anywhere. For some time past cattle men in Collyer township, have lost cattle, The parties who are doing the steal ing are experts at the business, but there is a limit to all things and some of these fine mornings tney will get tripped up and then there will be a wholosale shaking of the dry bones that is to say some fellows will go to the "pen" where tney belong. We hope the fellows who are doing the stealing will read these few lines and take our adviee "Cat it out." Good fresh beef at Baker's. Chas. Folkers was in Kansas City the first of the week with cattle. County Clerk-elect Larabee ship ped a car of cattle to Kansas City the first of the week. Unole Billy Sommerville and B. E. Grim shipped a car of porkers to Kansas City the first of the week. Rev. Gunckel was up from Ells worth, Thursday and preached the funeral sermon of Grandma Step bens. Johnnie Hixson, one of the big farmers and cattlemen ef Ogallah tewnsbip, was a county seat visitor, Tuesday. E. N. Beach and Mr. Richmond, proprietors of the Hays Monument Works, were in Wa-Kteney Tuesday on business. Mr. Garrels, who has been visiting his brother-in-law, C. F. Folkers for the past month, left last Sunday for his home in Illinois. There will be a dance in the Big creek hall, Friday evening, December 14, 1906. Everybody is cordially in- yited. By order of committee. Oscar Olson was up from the Smoky over Sunday. He is taking orders for nursery stock and is doing a good business. He represents a reliable firm. The Independent office moved into the rooms under the Trego County State Bank last Saturday. The roomsare light and are suitable for a printing office. W. J. Dillon, who lives on the old C. W. Bowers farm in south Graham county, informs us that Eugene Howitt husked 95 bushels of corn in one day. Who can beat it? We are just in receipt of a circular of the Grand Island Business and Normal College of Grand Island, Ne braska, saying 1,000 young people from the farms and villages will be admitted this year and allowed to pay expenses after they graduate and earn the money. This certainly is a great opportunity for boys and girls of limited means and we understand a number will attend from this county. It costs nothing to apply for admission. Kansas City Markets. Stock Yards, Kansas City, Mo., Tues day, December 4th, 1906. Cattle receipts this week are hard ly up to expectation, 29,000 head in two days, equally divided, and the tendency of the market today is strong. Cows sold lower yesterday, and are 15 to 25 cents lower than a week ago, beef steers very little changed, stockers and feeders higher this week but not quite as high as on Monday of last week, which was the highest time this fall. Finished cat tle are scarce, top both yesterday and today $6.00, which is not near a full test of the market, choice to prime Christmas cattle quotable up to $6.50 to $7.00. Short fed steers are not com ing very freely, the bulk of the re ceipts today being one ear shipments, indicating that feeders are toping out their, bunches, but even at that the quality does not average very high, and bulk of the steers sell at $4.50 to $5.35. Colorado is still marketing a good many cattle, run from that state being heaviest of the season in the last two weeks, and eontainlng more stockers and feeders. A string of Colorado feeders sold yesterday at $4.2o, weighing 964 pounds but they generally sell between $3.50 and $3.90, the stockers at $3.00 to $3.85. Heavy feeders are scarce and much wanted, but very few are coming that are worth more than $4.40. Cows sell at $2.40 to $4.00, heifers $3.00 to $5.15, bulls $2.25 to $3.95, yeals $5.00 to $6.50, heavy calves $3.00 to 4.00, common stock ealves $2.00 to $3.00, stock cows and heifers $2.00 to $3.00, stoek cows and heifers $2.00 to $3.00. Unless re ceipts are liberal later this week, the market win go nigner Deiore tne close of the week. The hog market is changing all the time, but without any decided ten dency either up or down. This week prices are going up, ana ioaay'8 mar ket is 5 to 7 higher, following a simi lar advance yesterday. Top today is $6.30, which has been exceeded only twice in the last six weeks, bulk or sales $6.15 to $6.2o, pigs and light hogs $5.75 to $6.20. Run is 12,000 to day, but the supply for the last montn or more uas oeen nve to ni- teen thousand head per week short of a year ago, and insufficient to meet the demand. Sheep receipts are moderate, 5000 here today, market 10 higher yester day, strong today. A small bunch of native lambs sold at $7.50 today, Kansas feed western lambs $7.35 to $7.40, medium lambs worth $6.50 to $7.15. fed yeaning vo.io to sso.ou, wethers $5.00 to $5.75, ewes $4.85 to $5.35. A mixed lot of fed western wethers and ewes sold at $5.5a today, weighing 114 pounds. Very little feeding stuff is available. J, A. RlCKABT, Ii. S. Correspondent. . Land for Sale. Having concluded to go oat of busi ness, I will sell 3040 acres of choice land, 1000 acres alfalfa, 1000 wheat land, balance timber or pasture land all under fence, in quarters or see- tions or the whole together at from 5 to 20 dollars per acre. One-third to one-half cash, balance time. W. J. Skelton, Owner, Wa-Keeney, Kansas. -1 Baa Three Questions With But One Answer. What are the most delicious Food Pro ducts on the mar ket? What are the purest and most wholesome Food Products you can buy? What are the most economical Food Products for all to use? sua s M a mm IH IH Pure Food iK Products sis Because they are selected, handled and prepared with the idea of a pleas ant business for years to come and not with the idea of merely keeping within the limits of Pure Food Laws. BBS) mm IH wmm SAVE THE COUPONS And in addition to the pleasure of using Pure, Wholesome and Delicious Food Products you can furnish your home Free. Send Six Coupons for Catalog. I Tm n ownstilo Treasurers Annual Statement of the receipts, expenditures and in debtedness. Tlie undersigned town ship treasurer of Ogallah township, Trego county, Kansas, issues the fol lowing statement of receipts, expend itures for the year 1906:- expenditures: JANUARY 29. Frank Eaton, roadoverseer $ 22 00 F. S. Diebold, bridge material 44 20 Alex Harvey, road work 4 50 Central Lumber Co. bridge material 5 05 J. C. Buchanan, road work 7 00 Wm. Wynn " 1 56 S. S. Harvey, board meeting ... 6 00 J. C. Buchanan " .... 4 00 J. G. Hixson " " .. 6 00 FEBRUARY 21. J. C. Buchanan, road work 9 00 april 30. H. S. Givler, printing notice.. 10 00 W. J. Helms, bridge work and material 10 75 .T. G. Perigo, tiling.;. 14 18 Gus Benson, road work 3 00 Central Lumber Co., poles 8 55 Alex Harvey hauling rock 19 50 Paul Huycke & Co., bridge material . 23 93 Frank Burns, road work 3 00 Walter Hillman, poisoning prairie dogs 3 00 Thos. Wynn, road work 3 00 .1. C. Buchanan, road work and board meeting 11 00 S. S." Harvey, board meeting ... 8 00 J. G. Hixson " " .... 8 00 MAY 17. W. R. Boyd, building arch bridge 225 00 W. F. King, stone 3 00 JULY 30. Frank Eaton, road work 31 00 Frank Eaton, roadoverseer 9 00 Paul Iluyeke & Co., bridge material 55 19 R. A. Buchanan, road work 28 00 J. C. Buchanan, board meet ing and road work 21 00 W. A. Eppler, road scrapers.... 12 00 C. R. Eaton, blacksmithing "2 75 J. G. Perigo, wire 2 30 Central Lumber Co., Tiling.... 95 W. J, Williams, wire S. S. Harvey, board meeting.... 6 00 J. G. Hixson " " .... 6 00 SEPTEMBER 28. H. M. Davidson, bridge 100 00 Earnest Hamburg, road work 6 00 H. Runyon " " 6 00 T. Runyon " " . 6 00 OCTOBER 29. W. J. Howe, road work Frank Eaton, road work and 20 00 bridge material . 13 40 S. Powers, loadoverseer work.. 30 00 J. C. Buchanan, road work 16 00 Paul Huycke & Co., bridge material 15 35 Hardman Lumber Co., bridge material. 23 35 E. L. Wagner, road work.. . 3 00 Hugh Faulkner, road work 10 50 J. G. Hixson, warrant book 55 J. C. Buchanan, board meeting 4 00 S. S. Harvey .. .. 6 no J. G. Hixson " " 6 00 RECEIPTS. Amount of cash in treasurer's haad at commencement of term ... 8 333 66 Amount of cash received by treasurer from county treas- urer 650 00 Total. .983 66 Amount of orders paid township treasurer by 905 39 Balance of cash in treasurer's hands at close of term -78 27 State Of Kansas, Trego county, ss: 4 ELLIS - ST Eft H. O- BRYANT. PROP. I now have an experienced Laundry man from Chicago of 15 years' experience, and am doing good work- V&SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR MONEY REFUNDED- Give me a trial and I will show you. Agency at Fred Musgrave's Barber Shop. BO Plan a Trip to Land this winter. There's nothing just like it in the world. It has the sunshine, the flowers, the watering places of other winter resorts, but it has things to see and a finer, drier air to breathe. Go to CALIFORNIA this winter, see monster growing trees, higher than a a 21-story office building tees that were t standing 8000 years ago. These are only a few 1 ' '" of the wonders of the great state that knows no winter. - Send for California books. Ask about the rates and the great tFain service via the UNION PACIFIC Inquire of R. E. MORSE. I, the undersigned, do solemnly swear that I am the above named treasurer, and that the foregoing ac count is in all respects true and cor rect, to the best of my knowledge, and that it contains the full and true a ount of all money received by me during the full period of the year ending Cctober, 1906, and for the time for which I should make such state ment of account. So help me God. S. S. Harvey, Treasurer. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 4th day of December, 1906. H. M. Davidson, Notary Public. Term expires April 2, 1910, ORDINANCE NO. 106. TITLE An ordinance establishing fire limits in tne city oi va-jveeney. Be it ordained bv the mavor and council- men of the City of Wa-Keeney. Kansas. Section No. 1. That there be and there is hereby established what shall be known and designated as the "Fire Limits" of the City of Wa-Keeney. - Section No. 2. - That said "Fire Limits" shall include all of blocks forty and iorty-one ana the east nan oi diock thirty-three .in the City of Wa-Keeney, nansas. Section No. 3. That within the limits de fined in section two hereof no building shall hereafter be constructed except of brick, stone or other incombustible material with fire proof roof. Section No. 4. Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not less than -twenty dollars and not more than one hundred dollars. Section No. 5. Any building or structure hereafter constructed within the limits aforesaid contrary to the provisions of this ordinance is hereby declared to be a public nuisance. Section No. 6. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its "Royal W" Pancake Flour Is the best and purest pan cake flour ever offered on the market. Those who are using it cannot spea toox highly of its merits. ' If you are not already using it, try one package. "You are taxing no chances as your money will be re funded if goods are not satisfactory. . "Royal W" Pancaxe Flour was not changed to confprm with Pure Food Laws; it has always been pure. rwi M LftUNDRY, . this wonderful f publication in the- Western Kansas World ana in tne maepenaent. The foregoing ordinance passed the coun cil December 3rd, 1906. Approved. Lester C. Mudge. F. W. King. ' City Clerk. Mayor. Ordinance No. 106 passed the council De cember 3rd, 1906, and was approved by the mayor, the vote on its final passage being re corded on page of the journal ; it was pub lished in the Western Kansas World Decem ber 8th. 1906. and in the Independent Decem ber 7th. 1906. Attest: Lester O. Mcdfe. Isbal.. I City Clerk. THE KANSAS LEGISLATURE. For the news of the coming session of the Kansas legislature, as well as all other news, subscribe for The Topeka Dailey State Journal. 100 days for $1.00. Send in your sub scription at once. Address: Topeka State Journal, Topeka, Kansas. m & m m iis m m m m W. H. SWIGGETT' REAL : ESTATE Loans and nsurance. Bonded Abstracter and Notary Public. V. m ft Legal papers made and exe cuted. WA KEENEY, KANS. 4 eeeeeceeceeceeeecoeeceeceo H. F. KLINE, REAL ESTATE. ABSTRACTING. I c nded i n the sum of $5,000. INSURANCE, NOTARY PUBLIC. Rents Collected and payment of Taxes J? for Non-Residents a Specialty. Large list of lands for sale at low prices and easy terms. w WA-KEENEY, KANS., A GREAT SNAP. Noti-resideut Property. The NE 28-13-25, Trego county, Kansas. Present price $1600 cash, or $2000 on time, one-fourth cash, bal ance on time, interest at seven per cent. This is the best piece of land in Trego County, Kansas, for the money. Apply to Leonard Everett, 18 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Do you want a loan? Do you want to sell your land? Do you want to buy laiul at a bargain? Call on John A. Nelson, Wa-Keeney, Kans!