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Fresh beef at Baker's.
Bead our want column. Money to loin. See E. D. "Wheeler. ' Arthur Keraus is up from the State University, visiting home folks. this week. The southwest part of the county was visited by a heavy wind storm this week. G. T. Galloway and son Lou went to Kansas City the first of the week on business. The M. E. Ladies' Aid society will meet with Mrs. Bamburg next Tues day, April 18th. ' , Miss Blanche Gorrell closed a very successful term of school in District No. 22 last Friday. Roy Marshall's new home opposite the school house, on the west, is looming- up in good style. The Good Will society will meet 'with A. S. "Peacock on Wednesday j Aprjl 19th, at 2:30 p. m. Secretary. We are now ready to receive and test your cream and give you correct test and full weight. Star Grocery. On Friday afternoon little Claudia Williams entertained a number of guests at her home in honor of her sixth birthday. See the fine display of single and double driving and team harness at Ross Waldo's, Ogallah. 4 C. C. Hickman and Chas. and John Glenn were down from Collyer Tues day afternoon. They made the trip in Chas. Glenn's Ford auto. Monroe Stimits was up from his ranch on the Smoky last ' Saturday and this office printed his sale bills. Read his notice in this issue. Fred Hoisington, who held a public sale last fall and moved to Grand Junction, Colo., is back in Kansas again having located at Colby. BEFORE a shirt can carry a CLUETT Label, it must 'come pretty near to being a perfect shirt. The label in a SHIRT is your guarantee that everything in the shirt is right. All you have to look for is the pat tern you like $1.50 and more in white or in color. A full stock at The Trego Merc. Co. Smoked meats at Baker's. Read the new ads in this issue. The baby in photo mounts at the photo Studio. Abstracts of title made promptly at reasonable rates. W. H. Swiggett. E. W. Simpson, who lives on the Ness county line in Trego, was in the city Tuesday and had his name en rolled on our large list at Ransom. The ball team was made happy by the arrival of their new suits. In color and quality they are beauties and the boys are well pleased with them. Asa Jewell and J. M. Perry, two substantial farmers of Riverside township, were county-seat visitors last Saturday and made us an agree able call. Measles still seem to hold sway, many new cases being reported. A number of the young people have had to remain out of school on ac count of them. Wm. Shrenkler, who owns 'several large farms west of town, was in tlte city last Thursday looking over his real estate holdings. He visited with Wm. "Smith and family during his stay. J. J. Nelson, of Ogallah, has sold his interest in the general merchan dise store'to . Lindberg. The new firm will be known as Hendricks & Lindberg. We wish the new firm un bounded success. Water and light statements have been mailed this week. If these charges are paid promptly it will as sist greatly in getting the records and accounts in shape for the new ad ministration and very much appreci ated by all concerned. As over half the baseball team of the High-school were enjoying meas les and mumps they postponed the game with the Wa-Keeney team and the first game In the Trego County League will be between Collyer and Wa-Keenev at the latter's grounds, Tuesday, April 18th. Miss Vatet, who has been in the employ of the Verbeck Lumber & Supply Co., as stenographer, left this week "for Hays, where she visited her sister who resides there. Later she will go to New York where she will lie married. While in the city Miss Vatet made many friends. On Friday, April 7th, the cake baking contest, demonstrating Cot toleneat E. A. Courtney's store, re sulted in the following prize winners: rirst, Miss i, 111 ma Hottel; second, Mrs. Sam Smith: third, Mrs. R. E. Spencer: fourth, Mrs. H. O. Gearhart; fifth, Miss Mable Gray; sixth, Miss Pearl Milholland; seventh, Miss Velma Stephens. The Midland Concert company will appear in Wa-Keeney next Tuesday evenins. April 18. This is the sev enth and last number of the course and the committee expects it to be one of the best ever given here. It is an "extra " but is free to ail hom ers of season tickets. Let us have a full house and a satisfactory close of a very successful season. Wm. R. Carpenter and Miss Ha Ma bel IMUinger were married Wednes day noon at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Dillinger, Wa-Keeney, Kansas. A large number of friends were present to join in the festivities and enjoy the bountiful spread prepared for the occasion. Mr. Carpenter is a livery man at Quinter where the happy couple will make their home. The Board of Trustees of the County High school met in regular session on the 11th and adopted the formal 1 raining course, also lo mestic Science and Agricultural courses to comply with the new law, and for which the state will give the count- an allowance of $750 per year. This is one of the wisest moves the Board has made, and taken with the fact that they retained Prof. Niesley, at the head of the schools for another year, will all meet the hearty ap proval of the people over the county. The people of Trego county are proud of her High school and every new step taken for its advancement is welcomed by, all. ROSS & WALDO AT OGALLAH Prices Right have just received a big new stock of HARNESS Quality Guaranteed All kinds of work sets. Several of the newest things in Single Buggy Harness with all the nice little refinements that make up appearance, style and durability come in and see them. Collars, all sizes Pads Strap Goods, etc. See the new LISTERS and WEEDERS C ID. Yetter, IVIgr., Oga'llaK, Kans. Osterkamp WILL GIVE $935 FRE E with every IOO " 1 lbs. of Interna tional Stock Food bought for a short time. SELLS The genuine Early Ohio Seed Potatoes; direct from the 51 O (2 Red River in Minnesota; at, per bu. J 1 taO Seed Corn; choice varieties; tipped, cleaned, graded and J g tested; per bu . J. . O vF Extra good Michigan Cabbage; trimmed down nice and y f f clean; every leaf good to eat; per cwt. k33 Hemp Seed, 10c a lb. All these prices are net cash at store or mill. 4 All kinds of Field and Garden Seeds, Onion Sets and vari ous other- kinds of merchandise usually kept in a first- -class flour, feed and seed store. Yours for business, quick sales and small profits, H. F. OSTERKAMP, WA-KEENEY, KANSAS Next Sunday is Easter. Pure home made lard at Baker's. Special baby mounts for baby at the Studio. , , Read what Heckman, the iceman, has to say in this issue. Frank Schaffer was over north . and east on land business this week. For a swell retouch and finished picture go to the Wa-Keeney Studio. H. E. Tripp is making an addition to his home in the east part of town. No matter if you are homely R. T. Bean can make a fine picture for you. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Spena went to Grainfield on business one day this week. " "Mound City Paint may cost a trifle more but! Verbeck Lumber & Sup ply Co." Geo. Myers, the hardware man, was in Topeka this week . and served as U. S. grand juror. Mrs. Alice A. Blazer, of Elizabeth, Colo., is visiting her sister, Mrs. A. L. Gleason, this week. The Star Grocery Co. will pay mar ket price and test your cream, full weight and correct test. 2-tf R. H. Burns writes from Topeka that Mrs. Burns has been quite sick for the past three weeks. Two horse buyers picked up eight head of good horses, Wednesday, and shipped them east Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Conley departed Tuesday morning for Reading, Kans., where they will reside in the future. Bring your cream to Star Grocery; we have an experienced operator. Check next ylay after cream is re ceived. 2-tf Harry Reichard made a trip to Sharon Springs, Tuesday night and returned home in an auto purchased at that place. Mrs. J. P. Billips, of Oakland, Cal., is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Law. This aged couple are both on the sick list, i The new John Deere "weeder" is entirely different and has nothing in its class to equal it for ease of adjust ment. Ross & Waldo. 4 Mr. and Mrs. I. T. Purcell and son spent last Sunday in Grainfield, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Poole. The trip was made by auto. Easter services will be held at the Episcopal church, Sunday, at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. All are cordially invited to attend these services. The following farmers shipped cat tle to Kansas City this week: W. A. Mong, W. T. Littlechild, J as. Finch and Rhoades & Hixson, hogs. Goble Bros, are making County Clerk Larabee's new home look like it might be one of the largest and best houses in town when completed. E. A. Wilds was up from Banner last Saturday. He informed us that he had just completed a large addi tion to his house. Ed Brown was the boss carpenter. The baseball season opened in the east Wednesday and now ball cranks hunt out the base ball page of the dailies, eager to see if their fav orite club won. Mr. and Mrs. Bolster, of Grainfield, were in Wa-Keeney Thursday be tween trains. Mr. Bolster is associ ated with his father in the hardware business at Grainfield. Ralph Pierson contemplates moving his suitatorium into the building oc cupied by the Book store: Mr. CrabUl will move his jewelry store into the room vacated by Ralph. On Fridav evening-, April 21st, a dance will be given at the Ogallah hail, isupperwill te servea at Har per's restaurant. Everybody cordial ly invited. Committee". Last Saturdav A. J. Ellermeyer re ceived word of his father's death which occurred in California. About a month ago Mr. Ellermeyer buried his mother at this place. Township Assessor Bryant has in vaded the town and will call on you to learn the exact am6unt of j'our personal belongings. He has finished his work in the country. The country papers are now telling about a new missing word contest. A good church deacon dropped into his new and sat on the pointed end of a tack. He at once arose and said two words. The last was "it." The person who guessed the other word is awarded the prize, i his is very old we mean the story Osborne t armer. Be Economical Buy a Refrigerator and do away with the old boiler, wash tub and cracker box. Preserve your ice as well as your victuals by investing in a re liable refrigerator. We have" a nice line of them and invite inspection. HECKPIAN Produce Co Fresh pork at Baker's. Correct Abstracts W. H. Swiggett. Read our sale notices in tills issue. This is the paper to advertise in it goes into 1400 homes. Go to Geo. Mvers for your tin and repair work. All work- guaranteed. For Sale Sow and eleven shoats. O. Spitsnaugle, Wa-Keeney, Kans. 7 One. two. three, out sroes he: hut- zy, larruppy, king, bing, brig. Next! Otis Doane, of Ogallah, Trego county, made a flying visit here Sat urday with his brother, John, and called at this office to renew for the Farmer Osborne Farmer. '. Hives, eczema, itch or salt rheum sets you crazy. Can't bear the touch of your clothing. Doan's Ointment cures the most obstinate cases. Why suffer. All druggists sell it. f C- C. Blackman. the produce man. closed out his stock of goods in the J. R. Wilson building and returned to his home at Havs. Wednesday. He said he would be back this fall. TVm't. uu fiareH till -t i Tti f rft- action weakens the bowels, leads to chronic constipation. Get Doan's iseguieis. xney operate easily, tone the stomach, cure constipation. We rod your house and barn with pure copper cable and leave you a guarantee against alt damages done by lightning. Blue Front Imple ment; store, phone 11J; J. FranK, Manager. 7 s Mr. and Mrs. R. Kirkendall. who have been traveling over the west for the past two months, returned to Wa-Keeney the latter part of last week and will make their home in Wa-Keeney for the present. J. C. Tyler and family, of Garden City, were in town several daj's this weeK. Mr. ivier was lookimr after some land interests here. Alfred Greenwood is now employed by Mr. Tyler on his big ranch near Garden City. Editors are not such a bad lot after all. Up at Logan a fellow quit the editor business and went to preach ing uayiord feentmel. This must have been Herbert S. Baker who at one time was editor and proprietor of the Independent-Reporter. I. W. Taylor, a nephew of I. J. Tav- lor who lives east of town, was in the city last week in the interest of the Fairbanks Mfg. Co., of Chicaeo. He conducted the big cake winning prize contest at E. A. Courtney's store. He left Monday morning for Hays. Call at the Blue Front Store and see our seed corn from the north, cal ico, winte and bloodv butcher, also a sample of the Jim Finch alfalfa seed. Never mind the price; we never had a man say we didn't charge enough. vv . a, jippier. jonn r rank', Mana ger. 7 If the city street commissioner were to try to keep all the street and alley crossings in the city clean in muddy times he could only clean each crossing about once a day, but if each enterprising citizen Jiving near a crossing would keep it clean, every crossing in town could be cleaned in about five minutes and no one would be harmed or degraded by the work. In fact the exercise would be bene ficial Reporter. Editor Bingham is safe in making the abova state ment as he lives near a crossing in the suburbs that is used so little it seldom needs cleaning. H. V Toepffer and wife have re turned from Florida. While there Mr. Toepffer traveled about a good deal and looked at all the different grades of lands. Being a man . of wide experience, especially in the se lection and cultivation of lands, we consider his opinion well worth give ing and well worth the attention of every reader 'we have. Mr. Toepffer reports that the Florida lands that he examined are too sandy to be pro ductive. He examined some lands owned there by Mrs. John G. Smith of this place, and much land adjoin ing it. All there is in addition to the sand is the covering on a part of the soil that is the result of decayed vegetation. This is thin, and with the sand does not form a productive substance, and the price of an acre of Rooks county land has to be put on this land the first vear in the shape of fertilizer to produce a crop at all. He says, he thinks '.very little of a country where fertilizer has to be used the first year after the land is broke oat. He says he asked a num ber of old residents there what was the best paying crop they raised in that section of the state, and they invariably replied that it was the crop of Yankees that came down there every year with lots of good money in their pockets and put the money into circulation Stockton Review. - OUR CART will deliver at your premises any kind of Lumber, ' hard or soft wood dressed or undressed, in side house trim; in fact anything in the line of First Class Lumber that you happen to want, at prices that are always reasonable. 1 Verbeck Lumber & Supply Company REFRIGERATORS LOOK AT THEM AS YOU GO BY Our window is full of them all sizes. , We handle the Peerless and Cold Storage lines -they need no introduction. Call and look . them over before it is time for the Ice IVfan. LarabeC Furniture Co. We carry a complete line of Dry Goods Prices very reasonable and our stock is always fresh and clean Hendricks & I inriherg, Ogallah, Kans. (Coin MY TIME HERE IS ABOUT UP IF" YOU WANT YOUR. Furniture Repaired Refinished Upholstered GET IT DONE NOW ! ! I WILL CALL WITH UPHOLSTERING SAMPLES R. A. SMITH Phone 110 Public Sale Not being able to contimie farming- on account of ill health, I will sell at public auction at my farm 10 miles south and 2 miles west of Voda, or 4 miles west and 1-2 mile south of Kosna, on Monday, April 17th commencing at 10 a. m., the following property: -8 Head of Horses Consisting of 1 span of black and gray horses, 5 and 7 years old, weight 1300 lbs., each. 1 bay horse "5 years old, weight 1200 lbs.; 1 bay mare 8 years old, weight 1200 lbs. with foal; 1 bay mare 10 years old, weight lOOOvl bay mare colt 2 years old, weight 700: 1 roan horse 9 years old, weight 1050; 1 black horse, 6 years old, weight 950; 1 bay mare 12 years old, weight 900. 18 Head ot Cattle Consisting of 2 red cows, 9 years old; 5 red cows, 4 years old; 4 red heifers. 2 years old; 1 high grade Short Horn bull, 1 year old; 6 young calves. These cows are all broke to milk and are giving milk now. Balance fresh soon. 12 Head of Hogs Consisting of 5 brood sows.'weight about 200 lbs.- each, one will farrow soon, balance about June 1st; 1 boar weight 250 lbs.; 6 shoats, weight from 50 to 100 lbs. each. Farm Machinery 1 Webber wagon, 3 1-4 inch and 1 low wagon both nearly new; 1 10-disc Thomas drill, new; 1 McCormick mower and 1 McCormick hay rake, both in good shape; 1 Emer son 1-row cultivator, good, 1 Emerson 16 inch sulky plow with breaking attachment, 2 sets work harness, 1 set new also nickle trimmed and breeching on same, 1 set double driving harness, good, a lot of good horse collars, lines and pieces of harness, 1 Canton 16-inch Sulky plow, in good order, 1 3-section harrow, 1 riding lister, good, 1 garden cultivator, 1 12-inch Cassidy gang "plow, 2 top buggies, 1 nearly new, other in good shape. Miscellaneous Articles 20 rods pojgftry netting 56 inches high, never been used, 5 rods of poultry netting 48 inches high and 20 rods American hog fence, never been used, 200 lbs. barb wire, new. Quite a lot of new building material consisting of 2x4, 10x12 and 16 ft. long, some finish lumber, 1 and 2-3 rolls of first grade Ruberoid roofing, 1 roll tar paper, 9 bundles lath, 1 bun dle shingles, 5 sacks of Portland cement, 3 sacks fibered plaster, 1 barrel slacked lime, 50 lbs. white lead 'also a lot of other paints, 1 cream separator has been used since December 1, 1910, 1 5-gallon cream can, 1 10-gallon cream can, 1 Old Trusty Incu- -bator and brooder, new, some carpenter tools. Household Goods 1 heater, 1 cook stove, 1 topsy stove, 1 2-burn-er gas stove, 1 cupboard, 1 bedstead, 6 chairs and many other articles too numerous to mention. Five dozen Chickens. Terns Sums of $10 and under, cash. On sums over $10 a cred it of 6 months time will be given, purchaser to give good bank able note bearing 10 per cent from date. 5 per cent discount for cash. FREE LUNCH AT NOON PL W. MASON. Auct. J. J. HARRISON, Clerk. MONROE STIMITS 1v T2