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Stane listorical Society TEEN 1MM Official County Paper. Subscription $1. Wa-Keeney. Kans., October 15. 1910. H. S. Glvler. Prop. 32nd Year. Number 3Z WES About Ogallah. It has been charged in current gos sip that the remarkable growth of this town in the last eighteen months is the result of interested parties try ing to "boom the town". This is a very unjust aspersion to cast upon a thriving, hard working community. When it is considered that the country tributary to Ogallah is more thickly settled than around towns far ther east having all the way from 500 to 1000 people and that the country is fully as productive, it will be admitted that there was, and still is room for plenty of substantial healthy growth. This brings the inqniry to why the town failed in years past to grow up to the country it served. The explan ation is plain when the cause" is frank ly stated. In an early day the town was laid out in a beautiful location, and many lots where sold. Then came the lean years and hard times, and the original owners of the town site lost interest in the matter, and much of the original site went to tax sale. There also arose a question with regard to the survey, and as time went on it became very difficult to get a clear title to many of thelots. The matter of the survey has been settled by the courts and the title cleared on most of the townsite, and as soon as this was acoomplshed the town sprang into active healthy growth. New brick business buildings were erected, and more are in the pro cess of construction. Several fine houses and cottages have been and are being completed. Some of these are strictly modern as the most favored city dweller could desire. The town is especially fortunate at this time in having the services of one of the most expert builders in Kansas with a state wide reputation. There is no idea among the business men of a boom in fact they do not want it, but there is a welcome here for any business that wants a location, and wants to stay with it for per manent, substantial growth and de velopment, until we at least catch up with the territory we serve. C. D. Yetter. "Vote for Herman Long, republican nominee for representative. When you want a loan on your farm, call at the Wa-Keeney State Bank. The Owl Class of the M. E. Sunday school will serve oysters at E. S. Biown's, Friday evening, October 14. Everybody welcome. II. B. Flyr represented Wa-Keeney Lodge I. O. O. F. at the Grand Lodge meeting at Junction City this week. He reports a big meeting and a fine time. Although the law gives each west ern county onljr two terms of court a year, Judge Ruppenthal has always assured each county at least four sessions so as to hasten court matters. He has never hesitated to make trips to any county if he could thereby speed justice or save expense to a county, or even to private litigants. Adv. '. CLOTHES Uili NO. 2 ' the YOU 'may be just as critical as you please about the fine details of the way your coat is cut the shape, length and curve of the lapel, the drape of the skirts, etc.; or hang" of the trousers; here in Shaffner & arx clothes you'll find exactly the right thing. . And if you are critical about fit be as exacting as you please. If you can't judge for yourself about fit, its not easy bring a good judge with you; we 11 fit you right or not ask you to take flio cm'f Sere they are, HART SHAFFNER & MARX goods Hie fellll. Suits and Overcoats TREGO MERCANTILE COMPANY THE HOME OF GOOD CLOTHES' Collyer School Report Month ending September 30, 1910. GRAMMAR. Enrollment B03-S 18, girls 22; total 40. Days taught 20. Average daily attendance 36; neither absent nor tardy 22; tardies 5; visitors 3. ' Riley W. Geary, Teacher. PRIMARY. Enrollment Boys 26, girls 18; total 44. Says taught 20. Average daily attendance 36.4; neither absent nor tardy 8. ' Hattie I. Shaw, Teacher. Vote for Herman Long, republican nominee for representative. Mr. George P. Britt and Mrs. Jean ette Gray were married at the office of the probate judge Thursday of last week. Mrs. F. F. Burgess of Pullman, Wash., enroute to southeastern Kan sas, visited the family of A. S. Pea cock, Wednesday. Frank Rockefeller of Russell, can didate for Congress and B. M. Drieh ling of Hays, candidate for State Treasurer, were Wa-Keeney visitors last Tuesday. Judge Ruppenthal's appeal for sup port is to the honest, the intelligent, the industrous, the law-abiding voter, and to the taxpayers. He has noth ing to offer to those voters who do not belong in the above list Adv. Weather Report. Maximum and minimum tempera ture according to the government thermometer at Wa-Keeney for the week ending Wednesday noon. Max. Mik. Thursday 77 38 Friday 87 38 Saturday 84 44 Sunday ?.88 40 Monday 88 45 Tuesday 83. : .49 Wednesday 81 54 Fair weather without rain during the past week. Mrs. Walter Gunckel is on the sick list this week. Word comes from Collyer that Mrs. Chas Hickman is quite sick. Clias Steinberger made a business trip to Ellis Friday morning. Vote for Herman Long, republican nominee for representative. Bruce Furbeck of Glencoe was in town last Monday on business. Wanted Topsy or small cook stove. Must be in good shape, Neil Ufford. Have you heard of the wonderful opportunities in "The New Durango Country" in southwestern Colorado? See Mudge at Wa-Keeney for partic ulars, and plan to go on the next ex cursion to Durango. To the Voters of Trego County. The campaign, now in" full blast, differs slightly from the previous campaigns. One point of view is: that Wa-Keeney Township lays north of the centre of he county and after each election this township would in variably get the best paying offices. Since the organization of the county this year, the out townships succeed ed Jin getting nominees from each corner of the county. - I would not rclaim that these nominees are better than those that are occupying these offices today, but would say they are good representative men sons of pioneers having the respect of the community in which they live. In conclusion I will say that the demand of these out townships should be encouraged and I think it will be a benefit to all of us. Now, Mr. Voter, it is up to you. Will you de cide for or cgainst the out township ? The Deacon. OCTOBER the best month in the year THIS is the time when you prepare for the long cold winter and when you are cleaning and preparing the house look close and see if you don't need a new Stove, Hug, or any old kind of a rug. Don't break your backs making Com forts; we have nice ones and cheap, too. A BIG STOCK OF STAPLE AND FANCY FURNITURE Laralbes Fmrniliiire C. Vote for IJerman Long, republican nominee for representative. Mrs. Edna Gunby of Bosna is visit ing her mother, Mrs. J. A. Hall, this week. Andrew Kirk took in the Royal Live Stock show at Kansas City this week. Theo. Courtney and daughters, Misses Ida and Alma, are visiting relatives and friends in the city this week. O. W. Shideler was down to Neo desha the first of the week visiting his family. Bert McKnight was up from Ban ner last Tuesday trading with our merchants. Alfred Greenwood left the latter part of the week for Manhattan to work at the State Agricultural col lege. For Sale One yearling mare mule, and one spring horse colt; both good ones. S. J. C. Ilocknian, Wa-Keeney, Kan. Mrs. Clyde Poffenberger and child ren spent the week in Hill City visit ing her parents, Sheriff and Mrs. Knouf. The climate is ideal and the land cheap in"The New Durango Country." Plenty of water and richest soil. See Mudge for prices and particulars. "Shorty" Troutwine, who has been foreman of the World office for the past four months, left last Friday night for Grainfield where he will be publisher and editor of the Grainfield Cap Sheaf. Last Friday evening the first num ber of the winter's Lyceum entertain ment course was given at the Court House by Colonel Gearhart in his lecture, The Footprints of the Cen turies. The lecture was pronounced most excellent by all who heard it, being instructive and helpfuL The Colonel is an able speaker and all ex press themselves as well pleased with the first number given. Dr. M. J. Brown, Specialist, of Salina, will be at the American House, Tuesday, November 8th, El lis, November 9th, prepared to treat the medical and surgical diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat, and to fit glasses. Charley Folkers shipped cattle the first of the week. The city clerk mailed public service statements Kuuday morning. . .The water statements contain a charge of three dollars which is the minimum charge for the six months beginning October 1, and must be paid in ad vance. Excess charges, if any, will be assessed April 1. The monthly bills for light grow larger as the nights grow longer, and especially since morning service was begun. These bills should be paid to the city treasurer not later than Saturday af ternoon to avoid the penalty of one dollar. There are 112 water services installed and the electrict light plant has 81 patrons. The Utica Enterprise says: Pearl Harvey met with quite a serious ac cident about 5 o'clock Friday evening, October 7th, and it cannot be told how badly he is hurt. He had start ed to cross over to the depot between two cars of a freight train and just as he got between the cars the engi neer started to back the train; a broken drawhead permitted the cars to come close enough together to pinch him, and when they jarred apart-and released him, he was barely able to get from between the cars and to the depot, from where he was carried home on a cot. He is feeling pretty sore and stiff, being unable to raise himself, but it is of a serious nature, though this cannot be ascer tained at present. Whether the in juries sustained are more or less seri ous, there can be no doubt what the result would have been had the cars jammed a trifle closer together. Last Monday evening, October 10, Miss Sadie Biehler was united in mar riage to Mr. Albert Smith of Lincoln, Kans. The wedding occurred at the home of the brides 's parents Mr. and Mrs. J. Biehler of Bosna. Rev. Greene, pastor of the M. E. church of this city, performed the ceremony in the presence of relatives and friends who had assembled to witness the happy event. Miss Biehler, now Mrs. Smith, is widely known having spent most of her life in Trego coun ty. She is a charming girl, pretty as a peach blossom and accomplished in all the house-wifely arts that can not fail to make a happy home. Until recently she has clerked in a large store in Quinter where she made a score of friends who wish her much joy. Personally we are not acquaint ed with the groom but learn that he is a most excellent as well as estima ble young man, and in every way worthy of the bride, which he has chosen. These happy young people will make their future home at Lin coln, Kans. The World extends hearty congratulations wishing them a long, happy wedded life. Only a Leaf. By R. W. Gear y, Collyer, Kans. A leaf blown in at my window On a beautiful autumn day, Gave food for my soul to feed on And started my thoughts to play. At once I thought of the millions Of forest trees and their leaves, With the fiery glow and the beauty That the first frost always gives. And I thought of the glorious powers And the force from the Central Sun, Built up into forrest foilage As the summer days came on. And how, thro' the months and days. Some subtle power was. weaving The sunbeams and the gentle breeze Into a fabric living. Then I thought from the leaf to man. And the simile seemed to fit; How much like a leaf looks a life, When we look thro' the past at it. Spite of the powers and the forces That are woven even in breath, The pathway of all the living Inevitably leads unto death. Some season's beauty and gladness Are felt in every stir; In June the roses are blooming And wild flowers everywhere. The springtime leaves are beautiful When nature first puts them on, Perhaps, lends a brighter tone.) But we soon forget the beauty As we seek the cooling shade, Till the crimson tints of autumn On the oak trees are displayed. So the beauty of Youth and Age; And a period of use between The white snows of the seventies And the freshness of sixteen. Kansas City Market Report. Kansas City Stock Yards, October 11, 1910. The supply of 54,000 cattle and calves here in two days this week has been eandled in good shape, most of it at prices steady with the close of last week, which means 15 to 25 cents higher than a week ago. Packer buyers aver that their droves yester day cost higher than last Thursday and.. Friday, and offer killing sheets as evidence, but one reason for this, was the good fill everything took on yesterday. - The bright warm sun stimulates a thirst, and good fills are; the rule today also. Cows and heifers are a shade lower today, otherwise the market is steady. Something over 33,000 cattle were received here yesterday, including 5000 calves, and the supply is 20000 today, including; 2000 calves. It is evidence of a very broad demand that this heavy rum has been handled so nearly steady. For another week or two the run is likely to be up to the capacity of thes market, and perhaps no improvement can be expected, but a little later dealers say that finished cattle will sell higher. One lot received a bid of $8.00 here today, but were held for a higher price till a late hour. Kan sas grass westerns this week up to $6.75, bulk of steers at $5.00 to $6.25, cows $3.50 to $4.25, calves $4.00 tat $8.00, bulls $3.00 to $4.25. stockers, $3.25 to $5.00, feeders $4.00 to $5.75. Missouri and Illinois have been tlie big buyers of stockers and feeders here this fall so far, anc show big in creases over last year, same period. ;', Hog run today is 6200 head, 2000) in 11 l- 1 1 1 '.i ri 0 wpplt' or anfl t.Ti. market is 5 to 10 higher. Where it is convenient to do so, or event possible, it looks like present prices,, together with the accumulating evi dence of the permanent shortage of hogs in the west, should offer a suffi cient stimulus to induce anyone to raise more hogs. Packers' are power-!-less to reduce prices, and will becpjite even more impotent in this direction, as time goes on and consumptive re quirements grow. Most of the ad vance today was on medium and heavy weights, heavies at $8.35 to $8.60, medium weights $8.60 to $8.85, lights $8.75 to $8.85. . - Sheep run today is only 6000 head; market strong. Best lambs are worth $6.80, feeding lambs today $6.10, feed ing yearlings $5.25, feeding wetherst $4.50, fat ewes $3.50 to $4.00. These prices show some revival of interest in feeding stock, which was rather draggy last week. Although the bulk; of the range stuff is in, there will be days of heavy supplies from time to time, and plenty of country kinds will be available the balance of this month anyway. J. A. Ricxakt, L. S. Correspondent. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Oliver returned home from Russell last Saturday morning where they were called by the death of Mrs. Oliver's father who was killed by a granary falling: upon him.