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W. S. GORRELL Well Driller Will make wells any depth up to 500 feet. Fourteen years in the business. Wa-Keeney, Kansas E. D. Wheeler REAL ESTATE LOANS AND INSURANCE Farms, Ranches, and Town Property. Attends to busi ness for non-residents. Cor respondence solicited. r Wa-Keeney, Kansas S. IVI. HUTZEL Buys and Sells Real Estate Leases Lands -Collects Kents Pays Taxes for Non-Residents Special attention given to Collections Correspondence solicited Wa-KEENEY, KANSAS Western Kansas World H. S. GIVLER. Pub. Tanned mmt Saturday and entered into the postoffice at Wa-Keeney. Kansas, as second class matter. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION Per year in advance , $1.00 ADVERTISING RATES. Display adverxisments 15 cents per inch. Locals. 5 cents per line. Collections on all advertisements made quarterly. - - All display or local advertising will be run until ordered out, unless otherwise specified at the time of insertion. Job work, cash on delivery except to local customers. ESTABLISHED MARCH 2. 1879. OFFICIAL. COUNTY PAPER Saturday. Aug. 5, 1911 CORRESPONDENCE COLLYER W. Vanscoyc is sojourning- in Uli- nois. Regular band practice Monday evening. Every team available is at work in the fields. Potatoes still remain a high priced article of diet. Several fine showers in this locality the past week. Corn looks fine in this locality since the recent rains. Ed. Taylor and family are visiting relatives at Russell. The Glenn boys killed another monstrous rattler Monday. Wm. Ladow of Winona is spending a few days with relatives here. Dr. Isenberg is attending the O'Leary children who are ill. Mr. Edson and family have moved into rooms at Mrs. Gubbin's. Miss L.- Voisin of Colby is visiting at her brother's for a few days. Some - fine peaches have been on the market here the past week. Skunks killed over one hundred fine "fryers" for Mrs. Jas. Tague last week. Miss Emma Hooper has the con tract to teach in District 41 for the coming year. F. B. Acre, son Clyde and daughter Susie spent Tuesday with relatives in Wa-Keeney. a Geo. Glantz is doing the carpenter work on the new cement school house in District 41. Rev. Father Michael and Mr. Port- zel of Ellis were callers at the Gub- bins home last Monday. Our little town is very "dead" just at present even the livery barn is closed for the dull times. F. Purinton and family have re turned from their trip to the moun tains and report a line time. Is early all the small culverts and bridges north of town were washed out during the recent hard rains, Mrs. Jas. Walsh is entertaining her sister and husband of Chicago who have been to the coast on their wed ding tour. The young folks held a pleasant dancing party out to the Cass home Tuesday evening. All present had a jolly time. .Kay JNeison ana -Mr. .Nichols are two of the teachers hired for next year. 'Hie primary t-eacher has not yet been hired. Mrs. John Glenn's piano pupils held a very instructive and pleasing recital Saturday afternoon at the residence of Chas. Thiel. Miss Josephine Jerika of Kansas City, Kans., who has been the guest of Jier aunt, Mrs. Thomas, returned to her home in Thursday morning, Mrs. Spicer of Ellsworth ' who has been the guest of Mrs. Gubbins for the past two weeks, returned to her home at that place Monday a. m. - The latest fad in the social line is the "skimmed milk friendship" and it struck Collyer several weeks ago. We suppose from its name the afleo tion existing is about as thin if not thinner than its name. VODA . .... Dick Owens is putting up feed this week. Ralph Kristof was working the roads Tuesday. Go to Vandewater's for your fresh groceries and fruits. We are glad to note that Chas. Kristof is slowly improving. Three carloads of hogs were shipped from Voda Sunday morning. The farmers are all busy plowing and some are putting up feed. Mr. and Mrs. Thiel and family of Collyer spent Sunday at -Voda. Mrs. Lizzie Krhut spent Sunday with home folks Mr. and Mrs. Harts- field. . Miss Icely of Wa-Keeney spent the fore part of the week with Miss Mary Zeman Miss Alice .Peacock went home Wednesday after. a three . weeks' stay at Voda. Voda was visited by a heavy' rain Wednesday which was greatly ap preciated. .... - - Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cox returned home Saturday from a three weeks' sojourn in Colorado. Mr. Zeman, sr., was held up to stay over night at Kristof's Wednesday on account of the ram. Miss Hannah Olson of Ogallah was quarantined at Mrs. Cox's for several days with a sick headache. Mrs. Rudolph Horak, and Mrs. J. Horak of Wa-Keeney spent Wednes day with Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Aus tin. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Owens, Mr. and Mrs. John Connors spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Beardwell of Togo. Miss Minnie Bryant is seriouslv ill at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cox of "Voda but under the efficient care of Dr. Herrick is improving slowly. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kristof enter tained at dinner and ice cream Sun day to arnumber of friends and rel atives. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Austin and fam ily, Mrs. Geo. Kristof and sons, John and Chas., Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Thiel and family, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Downs and family and John Kristof. Mrs. R. Owens who was visitintr her mother Tuesday, tied her horse and butru-y to R. Kristof's yard fence and during her conversation the horse tried to climb the post, He suc ceeded in going over and through the eight loot poultry ana stock ience When she came to its rescue the horse was down tangled up in wire, harness, butrgy ana ail. JNo serious damage occurred. Mrs. Owens had to get a livery auto to take her home. Want Column For Rent Rooms. Apply to Mrs. Nora Snyder. 23 For Rent An improved 240 "acres of land. Herman Long. 20-3t Wanted To buy 20 head of young mules. Fred Naimon, Wa-Keeney. 23 To trade Twin cylinder Indian motor cycle for a horse. O. W. Shide- ler. Straved From my farm Tuesday, July 25, one black hog Rudolph Horak. . . , . For Sale Wind mill and 40-foot tower in good shape. Inquire at this office. ' - 22-tf For Sale or Trade 4 room house and 9 lots south of track. N. W. Phares, Wa-Keeney, Kans. 22-tf For Rent Section 13, township 14, range 24, except 60 acres. Herman Long, Wa-Keeney, Kas. 15tf For Sale This year's seed wheat at 92 cents per bushel, tests 59 to 0 lbs. E. A. Courtney, Wa-Keeney, Kans. 22 For Sale Several hundred bushels of good pure seed wheat. Four miles east of Wa-Keeney. T. J. Rhoden. 20 Lost Saturday, 4 keys and tag marked i . .binder will please return same to this oitice and receive re ward. For Rent About 300 acres of land, in tracts of 25 acres or more. Will furnish seed wheat for same. J. W. Phares, Wa-Keeney, Kans. 23 For Sale 1,000 bushels of Karkoff seed wheat, recjeaned, at $1.25 per bushel. Beardwell & Feeney, R. F. D. No. 1, Wa-Keeney, Kans. 20 I have several hundred bushels of seed wheat left and if you want it you had better come at once as it is jmg going fast at po cents a bushel, ars. Hansom, Wa-Keeney. 22 For sale Two quarter sections at $15 per acre; one-half section at $12. 50 per acre. Will take some good horses and- farm machinery on pay ment. J. T. W. Cloud. 18-tf Wanted 100 acres plowed for wheat, also will rent 100 acres for wheat or I will rent entire farm north half section 4-14-23. For fur ther particulars write B. P. Arnott, McPlierson, Kan. 23 For sale or trade On account of ill health I will trade my pool hall in Wilson, Kan., also some city prop erty in Kanapolis, Kan.,, for western .Kansas lana or stock. Aaaress An ton Vitek, jr., Wilson, Kans. '23 County Commissioners' Report of the Audit of Trego County G.-G. Marshall, County Treasurer. (Continued.) Disbursements. Cr. State t 10.007 00 County 18.229 68 School . 26.010 90 School bond 1.797 50 Township 5,453 80 City ... ' 1.105 48 School land principal 6.495 82 School land interest- 1.680 99 State dividend 1,524 98 Normal ' 387 30 Hunters' licensel r "H 00 Redemptions : 777 76 Rebates 696 20 Miscellaneous 663 39 Balance close of business Ocv. 19C8 4,565 50" Total credits t Cash Account. Receipts. Balance in hands Oct., 1906 t Tax collections Penalties County redemptions Individual redemptions School land interest School land principal State dividends Normal Assignments Interest on county deposits Hunters" license Miscellaneous 79.515 30 Dr. 4.565 50 65.810 50 456 74 3.2H6 79 72 83 3.115 06 8.245 40 1,495 54 178 20 49 08 135 59 169 00 4.316 S3 Total debits S 91.846 53 Disbursements. Cr. State t 7,883 41 County 19.075 71 School 30.897 18 School bond . 2.08H 40 Townships . 9.29 90 City... 400 00 School land interest 3. 198 53 School land principal 8,182 70 Normal 258 SO Dividend 1.003 88 Rebates tor fnll payment of tax.. 1,240 59 Personal redemptions 190 82 Miscellaneous 4,5:18 44 Balance close of business Oct., 1909 3.UH 67 Total credits... f 81.83 53 G. W. Marshall. County Treasurer. Cash Account. Receipts - - - Dr, ' Balance in hands Oct., 1900 t 3.504 07 Tax collections.- Penalties , County redemptions..'..:.- 71.07 77 481 00 C.30S 94 10.236 B5 3.373 24 1.605 24 108 00 nm ob ... Ill 00 . 197 66 502 40 School land principal.- School land interest - Dividends . Normal ...i...... : Interest on county deposits Hunters . license. . - . Assignments Miscellaneous ... : . Total debits !; '.$ Disbursements, t ' 94.811 56 Cr. 9 819 56 22.500 55 29.190 84 1.815 00 6,830 78 4.416 68 3,486 73 State ' . S County :- School , School bond . Townships . City - '.: School land interest School land principal Dividends Normal Hunters" license . Rebates for fall part of tax Miscellaneous Balance close of business Oct., 1910 9.637 95 1.683 67 2f2 20 280 00 1.388 35 317 98 3.191 27 Total credits ...t 94.81156 Trego County in account with T. R. Moore. County Treasurer. . Salary Account. Salary due from Oct. 1. 1896 to Oct. 1. 1898. $ 1,954 95 Fees collected i a re- ' - tained do $ 39 55 Warrants received from county to baL salary. 1.325 40 $ 1.954 95 t 1.854 95 Trego County in account with A. B. Cooper. County Treasurer. Salary Account. Salary due from Oct. 1. 1888 to Oct. 1. 1903 v $ Fees collected and re- tained do t 1.358 "m Warrants received from county to bal. salary. 3.127 95 4,486 65 $ 4.486 65 $ 4.486 65 Trego County in account with L. C. Gleason, County Treasurer. Salary Account. Salary due from Oct. 1. 1903 to Oct. 1. 1907 S S.570 00 Fees collected and re tained do ..$ 1.024 60 Warrants from county to bal. salary 8.545 40 t 3.570 00 3,570 00 Trego County in account with G. O. Marshall. County Treasurer. Salarv Account. Salary due from Oct. 1, 1907 to July 15. 1909 $ 1,606 70 Fees collected and re tained do S 133 10 Warrants from county to baL salary 1,473 60 $ 1.606 70 S 1.606 Treco County in account with G'.'W. Marshall. County Treasurer. Salary Account Salary due from July 15. 1909 to Oct. 1. 1910 $ 1.115 00 warrants irom county to tiaiance salary 1,115 00 Trego County in account with . Geo. M. Ufford. County Clerk. t'Auditor's Note" Chapter 131 laws 1897, read as lollows: "The County Clerk in each county shall collect from the party requiring his services. for the use of the .county, the following lees: Under' above provision of law. "we have gathered from the records and -files of the County Clerk. County Treasurer and Register of Deeds, items of fees collectable as follows: Recapitulation' of Fees. Making tax deeds $ 59 10 Transfers for lands and lots.. ', 191 20 School land certificates . 4 65 Recording brands 2 75 Redemption and assignment certi ficates 118 80 Issuing school land receipts... 562 30 Total t 938 80 Fees accounted for in deduction from School land fees S 562 30 Transfer fees and miscellaneous. 371 20 Fees unaccounted for 5 30 Total t 938 80 "Auditor's Note" We have not included above item of $5.30 in the items unaccounted for upon the front page of the report, be cause the liability to Vour county by the County Clerks may depend upon the practice of such clerks in charging and collecting the transfer fees. It is the general practice in Kansas for County Clerks to charge a trans fer fee of 10 cents for each quarter section of land transfered. and we have computed our charges in accordance with that customary practice; yet if your oSicers charged and col lected a single transfer fee of 10 cents for bodies of land containing more than one quarter as a single tract, there may be doubt as to their liability to your county for more than tney have thus charged and col lected. Trego County in account with J. W. Phares. County Clerk. "Auditor's Note" Chapter 131. laws 1897. raeds as follows: The Countv Clerk m each countv shall collect f rom the party requiring his services, for the use of the county, the following fees:" Under above provision of law. we have gathered from the records and files of the County Clerk. County Treasurer and Register of Deeds, items of fees collectable as follows: Recapitulation of Fees. Making tax deeds $ 127 80 Transfer of land and lots 503 W) School land fees 94H 45 Miscellaneous 23 75 Total 1,598 90 Fees accounted for in deduction from salary. Transfer fees and miscellaneous.$ 434 95 School land fees 943 45 Fees unaccounted for 220 50 Total -f 1,598 90 "Auditor's Note" We have not included above item of $220.50 in the items unaccount ed for upon the front page of this report. because the liability to your county by the County Clerks may depend upon the prac tice of such clerks in charging and collect ing the transfer fees. It is the general prac tice in Kansas for County Clerks to charge a transfer fee of 10 cents for each quarter section of land transfered. and we have computed our charges in accordance with that customary practice: yet if your officers charged and collected a single transfer fee of 10 cents for bodies of land containing more then one quarter, as a single tract, there may be doubt as to their liability to your county for more than they have thus charged and collected. Trego County in account with W. N. Larabee. County Clerk. "Auditor's Note" Chapter 131. laws 1897, reads as follows: "The Countv Clerk in each connty shall collect from the party requiring- his services, for the use of the county, the following fees:" ' Under above provision of law. we have gathered from the records and files of the County Clerk. County Treasurer and Register of Deeds, items of fees collected as lollows: Recapitulation of Fees. Making tax deeds... S Transfers of land and lots Issuing school receipts, order Couuty Superintendent. ..... Miscellaneous .20 15 38'. S5 97 45 122 50 Total accounted for in deduction 621 05 Irom Fees salary. Transfer fees and miscellaneous-. $ 433 65 School land fees - 97 45 Erroneous school land fees, that were deducted out of salary for Quarter ending June. 1909. and on October 7, 1909. were paid in to County Treasurer. Oct. 4tb, 1909. received warrant for 11 40 Fees unaccounted for ; 78 55 Total ' 621 05 "Auditor's Note" We have not included above item of $78.55 in the items unaccount ed for upon the Iront page of this report, be cause the liability to your county by the County Clerks may depend upon the practice of such clerks in charging and collecting the transfer fees. It is the general practice in Kansas for County Clerks to charge a trans fer fee oi 10 cents for each quarter section of land transfered. and we have computed our charges in accordance with that custo mary practice: yet if your officers charged and collected a single transfer fee of 10 cents for bodies of land containing more than one quarter, as a single tract, there may be doubt as to their liability to your county for more than they have thus charg ed and collected. Trego Connty in account with L.. S. Myti iy. Clerk of the District Court. Fees colJected from Jan.. 1901 to Jan.. 1903 142 90 Warrants received from county do . 882 10 Total... 1.025 00 Warrants received from county 882 10 . Fees collected and re tained :-134 4: .. . Fees unaccounted for -8 50. . ..- -.. Total . 1.025 00.- .... .. , Trego County in account with, . R- II. Bums. Clerk of the District Court- Wa-Keeney 1885 ESTABLISHED 1911 We've been in business 26 years here. We have paid up Capital of $25,000. We have earned Surplus of $25,000. Our undivided profits over $7,000. We 'i i i f--i i -A i i -4 ? -j . .-3 v--rfnr-j v " ti i V7V v LU (VI BER COAL GRAI N Particular people have learned that there is a lot of difference in the quality of lumber, and as we make QUALITY our "long suit," you take no chances in buying what you need from us. The most complete stock of the BEST LUM BER in Trego County is at your disposal, in fact anything you might want from a lumber and coal yard. Estimates Cheerfully Furnished FOR YOUR GRAIN The Hardman Lumber Co. i ', o - -v- .- -t. -v, t. - -mi,-' i -v- v ' r, 'j i- 'i V-" V- -. V ' V V -V- 'V- 'A- - 'i -T 'r -rirT ' v- 'V -V y V - V 'J k". f H. J. Hille, Pres. W. G. Baker. Vice-Pres. A. H. Blair, Cashier C. R. Hille, Ass't. Cashier Capital $25,000.00 TREGO COUNTY STATE BANK General Banking WA-KEENEY, KANSAS Directors H. J. Hille W. J. Skelton CHRIS. FELLER MANUFACTURER OF Cement Blocks, Posts, Etc. Stone and Cement Work a Specialty Thirteen years' experience and satisfaction guaranteed. Prices reasonable. Call on me for estimates. Wa-Keeney, Kansas J. T. W. CLOUD Real Estate, Rentals, Collections and Insurance Farm Lands and City Property for Sale and Exchange BONDED NOTARY OFFICE UNDER WA-KEENEY STATE BANK ' Office 'phone 152 ' , Residence, 'phone 72 Fees collected from Jan., 1903 to Jan., 1906 394 98 Warrants received from county do 1.633 55 - Total i.027 51 Warrants received from county Jan.. 1903 to Jan.. 1906 1.632 55 Pees collected and re tained do 369 46 - Fees unaccounted for - 25 50 Total. 5,027 51 Treeo Connty in account witn C. E. Ridfeway, Clerk of tne District Court. Recapitulation of Fees. From docket "D"' . 04 80 "E" ' 393 30 "E" not extended). 51 05 Recording mechanics' liens and . notartal commissions 37 50 Total 525 00 Fees accounted for in . deduction from salary - Jan., 1807 to Sept. 30. 1910 - 127 19 Fees unaccounted for do 597 Kl Total 525 00 Treo County in account with M. W. Clift. Irobate Judee. Recapitulation. Fees from school land proofs 367 15 Miscellaneous- - 31 75 Marriaee licenses 100 00 Total 498 90 Fees accounted for in deduction from salary. School land proofs '. 276 85 Miscellaneous . 31 75 Marriage licenses '. 100 9 Fees unaccounted for... 90 30 Ttal.- -r." "98 so. State Bank i GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS. FOREIGN EXCHANGE, good the world over. STEAMSHIP TICKETS where you wish to go. t you the best of SAFETY BOXES, te INSURANCE of all kinds, it your BUSINESS, now. : v J v -. 'j -'. i- i i-' -k-c-'t . '. T'. .". . f. f'ji. t, r,-' -' , jnsj tww-s-ot.' w ts!j uiwwuuuul 'l ' C l. '. i V ."i 'i '4 f'i r 1 k ' v" i r 'l r '. i 't 'jfdf'iC '1 ? tTi f" "J ii rK F. S. Diebold W. G. Baker A. H. Blair Tresro County in account witb - -F. C. Swigrgett. Probate Judc e. Fees collected from Jan.. 1905 to June 30. 1906 ., 282 0 Warrants received from Jan.'. 1905 to June 30. 1606. to baX salary 3S3 65. Totai 666 45. Warrants received to bal. salary from Jan.. 1905 to June 30. 1W-.. " 383 65 Fees collected and retained Jan.; 1905 to June 30. 1906 2S2 80 Total 666 45 Tregro County in account with T. S. Howe. Probate Judge. Fees collected from Jan., 1903 to Jan.. 1905 427 49 Warrants to bal. salary do 56 70 Total....' 1.014 10 Warrants to bal. salary Jan.. 1903 to Jan.. 1916.. 586 7 Fees collected and ree'd. do 427 40- Total 1.014 li Treeo County in account with' A. S. Peacock. Probate Judge. Fees collected from July 1, 1906 to Oct. 1. 1910. &54 75- Warrants to bal. salary acc't. do.. 1.353 hi Total 2.208 56 Warrants to bal. salary acc'I. July 1, 1906 to Oct. I. 1910 1.353 81 Fees collected and retained from July 1, 1906 to Oct. 1, 1910 854 75- Total 2,308 56. The above and foregoing- shows the report condensed, but sets forth the cash accounts and shows fees collected for the period, covered by the audit. Jno. McNaughton, .... - . .-.,- F. B. Walker. A. W. Purinton. ." ' Commissioners of Trego County,' iia'na- as .