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WDMJD) 5 TOUT ISAM 1LV1LU Official County Paper. Subscription $i. Wa-Keeney. Kans., September 17, 1910. H. S. Givler. Prop. 3 2nd Year. Number 28 W lvS) Ji Public Sale. I will sell at public auction at my residence in Wa-Keeney, on Saturday, September 24, com mencing at 1:30 P. M.,' all my household goods, consisting of 1 Majestic range: 1 heater; 1 gasoline stove; 1 rotary washer and -wringer; 1 wash boiler and board; ti iron bedsteads and springs: 1 mattress: 2 rockers; b dining chairs; 1 dining table; 2 comodes; 1 dresser; I organ; 1 bookcase; 1 couch; V, axrninster rugs; 2 carpets; 1 hanging lamp; 1 Kays lamp; 1 kitc hen lamp; 1 kitchen cabinet and other articles too numerous to mention. This furniture is in good shape, some neariv new. Terms matte known on day ale. Francks Buokaw M. VT. Masox. Auctioneer. of Ijist Monday evening, Geo. A. Huckeby, who is superintending the closing out sale for C. K. Kirby, came down from Collyer and made arrangements with the World to set up a two page ad. and furnish 1500 bills. The copy was handed to the Triiiters at o'clock Tuesday morning and at nine'o'clock in the evening the bills were all printed and one half of them folded, according to Mr. Kirby 's instruction; this was done on our new folder and the job completed was in Mr. Kirby's hands on Wednesday morning. This is one of tlu fastest pieces of work this office has ever done and we doubt if there is another office in this part of the country that can beat it. Mr. Young who lives with Pete Hendrickson had an amusing ex perience with a Russian neigh bor one day last week. It seems the Russian was going to town so Mr. Young availed himself of the opportunity to send a note by him to be delivered at the grocery store which called for ten cents worth of hox-se shoe tobacco. Imagine bis , surprise when the Russian returned with a brand new horse shoe and six bright shiny nails. The joke was on Mr. Young and it was so good that he could not forbear telling it on himself. Mrs. Steinberger entertained a few friends very informally at thimbles last Wednesday after noon. Those present were Mes dames Gibson, Boliman, Hard man, Sellers and Givler. Ke- Jreshments were served and a very pleasant afternoon wt spent. 1 Choice Piece of Land Township 12, Range 23, Section 13. All that portion lying south of U. P. track. 200 acres in culti vation, 114 pastuse. Fenced. 3 miles from WaKeeney Inquire of Lee fit AI. J. STRAUSS The well known eye specialist and optometrist will again be in Wa-Keeney, September 23 and 24 He is prepared to treat the most difficult cases of the diseases of the eye, and filling glasses with the most modern system known in the world today. I have cured the most difficult cases of headache in the country. I can prove that I have successfully cured more eye trouble and headache than all the rest of the eye specialists combined. Cau refer to over four hundred patients in the country. All work guaranteed . Will be at Ttego House Strauss is a registered optometrist of the state. OUlt interest in , aeroplanes is Clue yur tin.- i;.vciiiivmai wj rv. XUU1 lUin t'nt III JIM Ht-? is also like ours; you want tbera good in quality, style, fit; we want you to have elotlies, because that's the W. C. T. U. Notes The newlv elected officers of the V. C. T U. Mrs. C. C. Yet ter, president; Mrs. Emma Uf ford, correspooding secretary; Mrs. Mary Hunt, recording sec retory, Miss Kmma Hot tel Treas urer. The W. C. T. U. will meet at the home of Mrs. Long at 2:30 p. m., Saturday, September 24. "You never can tell what your thoughts will do In bringing you hate or love; For thoughts are things, and their airy wings .4 Are swifter than carrier dove. They follow the laws of the uni verse; Each thing must create its kind. And they fly o'er the track to bring you back Whatever went out from your mind." Blanch Faulkner and mother arrived Monday morning after spending a week in Colby, Kans. with Joe Faulkner. Joe has been quite s ck for the past two weeks, but was much improved when they left. Nelson WA-KEENEY, KANSAS f IS HART SHAFFNER surest way for best for you THE HOME OF . Ranch for Rent. 1400 acres, with 600 acres corn and wheat land and 100 acres al falfa, six miles north of Wa keeney on the Saline. Inquire of J. H. Heckman. "Mrs. J. H. sick list this Acres week. was on the Courtconvenes Tuesday, Sep- tember 27. 1910. A. V. Hixson took in the State Fair-at Topeka this week. . Mrs. Frank. Acre of Collyer, visited her mother Mrs. F, C. Swiggett the first of the weak; Miss Edith Scott is clerking in E. A. Courtney's store this week. She will commence her term of school at Grainfield next Mon day. R. A. Dean, of Ogallah, repre sented Trego county at the Rural Carriers' meeting at Man hattan last week. H. J. McNair left the first of the week for Conway Springs, Kans., where he purchased, a grocery store. For Sale 500 bushels of oats. Took second premium at fair. Call on L. E. Shelby on McNair farm 1 mile east of town. Bert Greenwood, route carrier No. 1, was on the sick list last week and his brother Alfred carried the mail during his ab sence. G. M. McClure, of Old Mexico, is revisiting scenes in Trego county this week. Mr. McClure is an engineer on the Mexican Central railroad. Ed Myerly was up from Sa lina the first of the week visiting home folks. Ed has a good job as pharmacist in the Ekstrand Drug and Book store. Last week's Osborne Parmer was a hummer 12 pages, all home print and chuck full of ad vertising matter, interspersd with spicy locals of every de scription. Bert Walker gets out the best paper in the west part of the state. Las Mondav Miss Mary Z "i man, Vince Zeman, Karrie Ze man, Jim ""Hladek and Prank Stratdel departed for Bohemia where they will visit relatives for six weeks. The World will keep them posted on Trego county domes whi'e gone. In Salina the minimum water rate is $1 per month and the meter rate is thirty cents per thousand gallons, being jnst double the Wa-Keeney rates. ! Wa-Keeney is the best town on the map and just about the ; luckiest. ' Strauss has been practicing on the eye seventeen years. When yon want your eyes treated he is the man to trust. At Wa-Keeney , Sept. 23 and 24. o o o I o probably a deal & MARX you to get what you is best for us. GOOD CLOTHES' 1 t Closing Out Sale In this issue will be found the two-page ad. announcing the closing out sale at Collyer of the stock owned by C. R. Kirby of that little city, Mr. Kirby is going out of the mercantile busi ness hence is closing out bis $15,000 stock of goods. All kinds of bargains are offered at greatly reduced prices and as this is the time of year that people are pre paring for winter they will find excellent-bargains at his coun ters in these kinds of goods as weH Ils many-more -usef n! andl necessary articles for all sea sons. Don't forget to visit his store and take advantage of this splendid opportunity to lay in a supply of goods at bargain prices. Mr. Kirby has always treated his patrons royally and at this sale everything will be conducted in such a manner that all will be pleased and satisfied. Mrs. E. M. Wagoner and son Grant, returned home Tuesday morning from Natoma where they spent the past week visit ing with relatives. Ellis Head light. The Trego Mercantile Co. has just received a new line of ladies' hand bags. Positively the swell- est line ever shown m Wa- Keeney. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Rboden, accompanied by Mr. Rhoden's mother, lett inursday morning for Lincoln, Neb., on a short visit to friends. ' Vince J. Razak and Miss Bessie A. Polkowsky, both ol Collyer, were married at the of fice of the Probate Judge Wed nesday noon. Miss Vera Keller left the first of the week for Parker ille, Kans., where she will clerk in her father's store, in charge of J. P. Gunckel of this place. Mrs. Clevenger returned to her home in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday evening after a ten days' visit with her . parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Reddig. Gleason Bros, left Wednesday evening for Denver where they will purchase several thousand sheep which they will feed on their ranch on the Saline this winter. Mr.' Wickert. for the St. Paul Fi'e Insurance Co., adjusted and paid Granville Billings for bis loss at his home this week from an oil stove explosion. It was a bad mess. Last -Wednesday afternoon Mrs. Herman Long entertained a number of small guests in honor of her son Herman who celebrated his fifth birthday on that date. Refreshments were served and the children playe played games enjoying them selves as only children can, all COMPANY report a fine time. - like ours: let want What's " Mrs. G. M. Ufford was called to Glasco, Kans., the first of the week on account of the illness of Mrs. Perry Johnson who we un derstand is to undergo a surgi cal operation. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Moye re turned Monday evening from a ten days visit in Osborne county. Mr.. M. owns a fine farm in the above named county. Lee Nelson, of Abingdon, III:, was in the city this week. He reports the Wa-Keeney boys who went to Abingdon, Ralph Pierson and. Ray Shaw doings well . and like the town! . ' ' If your headache has not stop ped you had better see Strauss at Wa-Keeney, Sept. 23 and 24. Mrs. Ida Pierson left for Kan sas City last Monday night to purchase her fall and winter stock of goods. The High School students were entertained last Friday evening with a water melon feast and camp fire given by the Baptist Union, Christian Endeavor and Epworth League. The crowd gathered at ihe court house and marched to the fair grounds where they spent a few hours in merrymaking. Last Friday afternoon Sept. 9 the Locust Club held its first an nual meeting at the home of Mrs A. H. Blair. The meeting was largely attended, eighteen mem bers out of the nineteen being present. A full program was rendered which added to the pleasure of the meeting. The usual club tea was served which is a pleasant and fitting way for the new members to be received and become acquainted Miss Fleisbach a sister of Mrs. W. Y. Herrick was the only club visitor present. The meetinsr adjourned to meet with Mrs. H. S. Givler Friday, Sept. 23rd. R. C. 'Wilson says he sold roand trip tickets to Bremen, Germany, to Frank F. Stradal, James Zeman and the balance of their party for the George Wash ington, a brand new vessel on the -North - German - Lloyd line, and is reported one of the finest that sails. They went strictly first-class. Mayor - J. M. Owen and Councilman Joe Ort, of Oakley, were in . the city last Saturday inspecting our water and light plants. Oakley had a letting of contract. for water and light plants last Wednesday and the'si gentle nen were getting a line on materials and prices. On Thursday, September 15th the prairie chicken season began and a number of local hunters went out to try their luck. It is to be hoped that there will not be a ruthless slaughter of chickens especially by the east ern hunters who used to take them out by the dozens. - i Taken up Friday Black pig i with white spots; weight about 40 lbs. - David Meisner, 14 milesr ! south. Thsre will be a dance in the Big Creek Hall Saturday even ing, September 17th. Every body is cordially invited. Committee:. Miss Lottie Query, of Ffe Scott, Kans., is visiting her uncle, J. T. W. Cloud and family, this week. Miss Lottie wil teach in district No. 17 the com ing term. The Hoyland Bros, who have been showing here for the past week seem to be drawing srooct crowds and the show presents some rather unique and unusuak features. J. T. W. Cloud and daughter Irene made a business trip downt to Riverside township the tirsC of the week. They report several new buildings going up corn and feed fair; threshing andfe plowing mostly done, and a, number of drills already going Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potter arrived home last week from a. visit to Lyon county, their for mer home. Frank says thejr have good crops there and is thinking of moving back to his first love shortly. Arthur J. Wright, of Kansas? City, was in the city Tuesday on land business. He owns land six miles north of town and is so pleased with his investment that he will invest his surplus cash it- Trego county dirt. Harry Gearhart has purchased; Jack Hyde's barber shop an will continue the business at the old stand. We haven't learne where Jack will locate but wher ever be does, the best wishes aC. his friends here go with him. New Persian trimmings at the Trego Mercantile Co. - C. E. Peacock, of Lyons, Kans. visited the families of A. P. Hin shaw and A. S. Peacock the first of the week. His father, S. C Peacock, was a county commis sioner here about the time the court bouse was built. This was "Wert's" first visit here since 1897 and he noted many con mendable changes. rW. R. Tarr, who has beem: manager of the Great Western. Cash and Exchange store, since it was started here, this week resigned and Fred Cross ha been engaged to take his placei. Fred has many friends in and around Ellis and they will n doubt be glad to know that bar will stay in Ellis. Ellis Head light. Adam Spitsnaugle will hold aw public sale on Thursday, Sep--tember 29th. Mr. S. will moie to Wyoming where he expects tor locate on 160 acres of Uncie Sam's domain. He thinks every man is entitled to 160 acres ofT government land, and if he don't. . use his right now, he'll never have another chance as the gov ernment land will soon be aU taken up. W. D. Austin, of Voda, was in the city last Saturday, accom-f-panied by bis brother from Ohio. Mr. A's brother was resident of Trego county away back in the 80's and owns quarter of land southwest of town He remarked that at one time; he thought he would let this? land go for the taxes, but hisr better judgment prevailed anot. to-day this land is worth abonfe. $5000. This is only one of the instances relative to the value oE" Western Kansas land. The first number of thelectur course for the season of 1910-It will bs given October 7, an& season tickets will be on sale afe. the drug store Saturday noon., September 24. The course con sists of the usual five regulai numbers with two extras. AJOt those interested in the manage- ment of the course, more espe cially those who signed 'the con tracts, are invited to meet at thet office of the city clerk next Tues day evening, September 20. A. more extended announcement giving a complete list of the at tractions, will be made neC week.