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Threshing Coal Poultry Cream Eggs WALTER r. SWIGGETT 2E 3E I TV Phone One-Two-Three CORRESPONDENCE Collyer Fine weather these days. Nights have already commen ced to grow colder. Fred Hickman dropped in Tuesday night from Aberdeen, S. Dakota, where he has been threshing this summer. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Tilton spent part of their honeymoon at Russell visiting friends and relatives. L. C. Larson left last week for Zurich, Kansas, to be gone for some time. Marion Cline and Grandma, Miller are back from Oklahoma where they have been for the past 11 months. A. E. LaDow and daughter, Jesse, drove in from Jewell, County, Sunday. They expect to return about Wednesday. Frank Dyas spent a few days here last week looking after his interests. Mrs. Wm. Palkowsky spent Sunday at Ogallah cooking for the Wurst threshing crew. O. H. Olson and family and J. J. Harrison and family spent Sunday in Ogallah. The Collyer blacksmith has added a hew disc roller to his equipment, and is now prepared to sharpen discs of all kinds by the rolling process. Price right. Give him a call. Adv. 27 2t. Miss Katharine Walz from Hays spent the fore part of the week with Mrs. Aletha Seirer. At nine o'clock last Tuesday morning at the Catholic church in the presence of a host of rela tives and friends, Miss Barbara Dreiling of Victoria and Mr. Joe "Weisbeck were united in holy bonds of matrimony. After the ceremony a large crowd of rela tives and friends accompanied them tothe groom's home where a bountiful feast awaited them. The rest of the time was spent in amusements of different kinds'. Mr. and Mrs. Wiesbeck have a lot of friends who wish them a long and happy married life. Big Creek The threshermen have gone to work again this week. It looks as if there would be lots of wheat pasture again this winter. Several farmers are begining to seed wheat. There is a good deal of thresh ing to do yet in this neighbor hood. Several farmers have'nt all their land prepared for seeding yet. Miss Sarah Cross of Ellis took dinner with her brother, Frank and family, on last Sunday. "We are sorry to state that Mrs. Davis, wife of the Ellis city mar shal, is critically ill. Report says.that Comrad Mas sier has rented Will Nelson's farm in Riverside township. v e-jt- Pioneer Guy Blakely has been helping Albert Saleen thresh. John Saleen is having a little better luck with his thresh ma chine at present. Feed cutting time is here again. Some of the milo maize and kaf fir corn is seeded well. Mr. and Mrs. Carper, Mrs. W. A. Rhoden's brother and wife of Guiderock, Neb., arejasiting her at present. The editor of these few items has been away hauling wheat and doesn't know much to write just now. bo, if you will be con tent with these few items we'll try and beat it next time. It came so near raining all day Thursday, August 27th, that the Ladies' Country Club never got together so they met with ,Mrs! W. J. Kulp last Tuesday. They elected officers for the ensuing year. South Trego John Olson made a business trip to Wa Keeney, Monday. Henry Michalies is working for Frank Benisch these days. Smith Bros, are harvesting there big cane crop this week. Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Dienes spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. L. Dietz. South Trego is surely having plenty of rains this fall, which is delaying threshings Herman Reybart made a fly ing trip to the county seat Fri day to see the Probate Judge. Miss Matilda and Fred Hon omichl of Wilson are visiting their sister, Mrs. Jas. Benisch this week. Mrs. Silas McKune and Mrs. Will Zimmerman returned from LaCrosse Monday, after spend ing a week with the former's mother Ransom Bert Moore has been ill with fevor the past week. v Tom O'Brien was seen on our streets one day last week. Glen Blocksome is clerking for the S. & D. Mercantile this week. Ora Dubbs has recovered from his illness and is here visiting home folks. . Albert and Millie Kraus visit ed at the Geiss home at Arnold last Sunday. Roy Baer was a Ranscm visi tor last week also looking after some business matters; J. M. Arnold of Pratt, Kansas came in Sunday evening to look after business interests here. W. -A. Doerschlag and Geo. Osborn took an auto load of sight seers to Castle Rock last Sun day. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Sunley of Browaell came up to visit with Mr. and Mrs. John Sunley over Sunday. "Mrs. Frank McNLnch of Dallas, Iowa, is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Graham this week. . John Blocksome and party re- turned fromiheir ; Colorado trip last Sunday' and report a fine time. - Al . Swisher received a new Avery separator last . week ana another outfit was unloaded for Mr. Doty. Pearle Tilley is the proud owner of a Flanders motorcycle which he .purchased from Dor sey Sweasy. C. J. DeWitt left for Salina last Saturday morning expect ing to attend school there the coming winter. . Mr. and Mrs. Roy Waltz of Arnold were visiting friends in Ransom Sunday, coming over in their new car. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Mead of Ottawa, Kans., arrived here Mon day evening and expect to make their home hei e. v Wm. Baer is putting up a fine new barn on his place which will enable him take good care of his fine "cattle this winter. W. F. Baer is the proud poss essor of a new Hupmobile which he brought up from Hutchinson the fore part of the week, Several threshing machimes are in the country now and no doubt the threshing willjiot last as long as was first anticipated. Geo. Carr had a blowout while threshing out north of town the other day which made it neces sary for him to procure a new threshing engine. Mrs. Coppersmith and family have moved into the old Goodvin property in the north part of town and will make their Ifcime her for a while at least. Mrs. Poland and daughter, Ruth moved into the Arnold property north of the school house last week where Miss Ruth will be situated close to her school. Money to loan. See E. D. Wheeler ad Abstracts of title made promptly at reason able rates. W. H. Swiggett. adv For Sale Grain Drill in good run ning order. J. R. Wilson. ---Adv. 2Stf Black Strap Molasses for hopper dope, 35 cents a gallon. The Star Grocery. Adv R. T. Bean leaves Saturday morn ing for Kansas City to buy a new line of photo material. The increasing demand for White Elephant Flour is proof of its better qualities. Get It at the Star Grocery. Adv. White Elephant Flour means "The Best." We guarantee it no chance for you to lose. The Star Grocery Adv-10. For Sale Avery threshing outfit in good oider, 20 horse power engine, 36x60 separator. L. A. Krhut, Collyer, Kans Adv-12 Remember the Jennings show com pany Friday and Saturday night. The Jenning's bunch are alright and will give you a good show. Go. From now on through September is the time to get your Americus Ever bearing Strawberry plants at $1.00 per hundred at residence of A. J. Mc Collum, North Elm St., Wa-Keeney, Kansas. Adv 27 4t Epworth League, M. E. Church, Sunday, September, 6, 1914, at 7:00 p m. Subject A Song of Lofty Ex pectations, leader, Mrs. Courtney. Welcome invitation extended to everyone. Friends here will be sorry to learn that the baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Ewald of Poison, Montana, which was born August 23, lived only a short time and that the mother is critically ill. Mrs. Eswald was formerly, Miss Delia Walker. The Ladies of the H. O. A. circle had a picnic dinner at the . home of Mrs. F. C. Wollner, on Thursday of last week, in honor of the following ladies: Mesdames, Chas. Ingles, W. W. Welch, C. E. Ricardson, F. H Heck man, who were visiting in our city. The following other ladies were present: Mesdames F. C. Wollner, A. B. Jones, T. B. Hays, R. C. Wil son, G. W. Marshall, J. C. Cortright, J. J. Keraus, W. J. Willians, S. L. Allison, W. W. Mattingly, M. Chalk, W. N. Larrabee, A J. Ellermeyer and Chas. Benson. x x CASTOR I A For Infanta and reniT Iht Ifoi YoaHars Ahrajs Cssgbt Bears tha Signature of Miss .Eva Gordon is back at her -- - - - , place in the telephone exchange after a month's vacation. ' Allen Toothaker, day man at the depot, was a Kansas City visitor the front end of. the week. : For Sale Thoroughbred black Ga loway bull, 3 years old. ' S. Lofstead, Ogallah, Kans Adv. 27. Next Monday is a legal holiday Labor Day. The postorfice will be closed from 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. H. B. Hudson of the- Blue Ribbon neighborhood made a business trip to Osborne county the first of the week. ... . " . Friday and Saturday nights are the last two nights of the Jennings show company so you want to go. if want to hear something good. ' . No better way to judge "White Elephant Flour than by using it your money back if it doesn't please The Star Grocery Adv. John Spena and Will Kelly were Kansas City visitors the first of the week. The former brought a car load of Fords home with him. Mrs. Glen Jones of Los Angeles, California, arrived in the city the first of the week and is visiting rela tives and friends in the city. Born last Tuesday September 1st, a son, to Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Heck man of this city. All are doing fine and the father is able to be about. Remember Friday and Saturday night the Jenning's show company will play. c Both nights will be es pecially good so don't miss them. Jack Woods and Joe Kopesky have opened up the Golden Belt Hotel, opposite the post ofliee and invites everybody to call and give them a trial. Miss Julia Blair departed Monday morning for Formosa, Kansas. Miss Biair has been engaged to teach His tory, Music and English in the high school of that place. J. C. Hockman remembered the World with a fine home grown water melon last Saturday. It was of the yellow variety and was of deHcious flavor. He has our thanks for his kindly rememberance. Miss Alice Peacock returned Tues lay after a month's visit witii !ier sister, Mrs. H. V. Cartwright, at Fort Collins, Col. She left here Wed nesday for Kansas City and will visit relatives there for a short time. Strayed From my pasture about August 1, a 5 months old, bucket fed, black heifer calf, having mark in right ear. Finder please notify Alvin Saleen, Ogallah, Kans., Adv. Charles L. Brandt, of Brownell, and Miss Mildred L. O'Neal, of Hois- ington, were married at the Manse Monday evening, Rev. S. L. Allison officiating. Mr. Brandt is a home steader in Riverside township where they will make their home. Postmaster Leisenring and Chas. Keagy were up from Ellis, Thursday., They attendsd the Ellis-Trego Bank ers' association meeting which was held in the court room in the fore noon; they took in the fair in the afternoon. We acknowledge a pleas mt call. Two Quinter young men came down Monday morning and secured mar riage licenses, as follows: . Gilford J.. Ikenberry to marry Miss Julia A. Mohler; Wilcie W. Jamison to marry Miss Gretta G. Ikenberry All these estimable young people live near Quinter. Herman Long savs that he , isn't City Attorney of the City of Wa Keeney, Kansas, and that he wasn't employed by anyone to prosecute O'Nell as a dangerous criminal, for carrying concealed weapons, for be ing on a drunk, for being crazy, not for a violation of any of the criminal laws of the State of Kansas Adv. Please remember the meeting of the Federated Woman's club, Sept. 23 and 24 and be sure to attend. The country women are especially urged to come as there are always things on the program of much interest to women in the rural districts. All women as well as the public in gen eral has a cordial invitation to attend. A splendid program - will be given each day. As we to press the Trego-County Fair is still on. Thursday a very large crowd attended and all of . the exhibits are fine. The only thing that marred the pleasure of the day was the failure of the airship man to show np. The contract was forfeited at the last minute giving the com mittee no time to get another man. The report has been out that the- air ship was 4 ust a fake to draw a crowd but that is untrue as Secretary Straw can show the contract also telegrams wnich he received, so that it removes any suspicion from the committee. No one can be blamed but the fellows who contracted to come, then went back on their word at the eleventh hour. Outside of this part of it, the fair was. up-to-date and is a splendid success. - Children Cry The Kind You Have Always in use for over SO years Allow AH Counterfeits, Imitations and Just-as-good " are but Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and Children Hxperie nee against Experiment. 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Baker A. H. Blair HAVE YOU ANY AMBITION? Success is not a matter of Luck. Character x Training Success, As of ten as 2x2 4. Kansas Wesleyan Business College Specializes in character building and business training courses. We teach stenotypy the "machine way" of Shorthand. Graduates Win, and Boost for the Colle-ge. A position for every Graduate. Want to know a- bout it? Free winter Chautauqua, Miss Ida Hang was up from Ells worth Friday and attended the fair. ' Miss-. -Mabel : Brown, of Clarinda, Iowa, is visiting friends in the city this weetc. Last Saturday night Miss Ethel McVey left for North Platte, Nebr., after sis weeks' visit with her sister. Mrs. C. Sellers. She teaches in the primary department of the city schools. Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Bundy enjoyed a fine visit from Mrs. Bundy's sister in-law, Mrs. Nathan Dowdna and four daughters of Guide Rock, Nebr., this week. On Thursday morning they returned home making the trip in their large touring car. Last Saturday being Mrs. Clyde Poffenberger's birthday about twenty five of her friends from the country and town joined in and -gave her a surprise party in the evening. The crowd was large and jolly and the evening was delightfully spent in games and social intercourse. Del icious ice-cream and cake was served. The guests remembered her with a handsome rocking chair as a token of their friendship. The company de parted at a' late hour- feeling that they had spent a most pleasant, even ing, t Word has been received that Rev. C. M. Reed and family will not come back to Wa-Keeney and that he has accepted a pastorate in a Pennsyl vania church. Mrs. Reed's health will not permit of their return. It is a matter of much regret that they are unable to return as during their stay here, they ' made many warm friends and did much to build up the Methodist church. The good wishes of all their friends follow them, hoping they may be happy and prosperous in their new home and that Mrs. Reed- will soon be . restored to health: . for Fletcher's ID Bought, and whirli has been has borne the signature of no one to deceive von in this. Signature of lectures, stereoptican. Address, n a President Tucker, Salina, Kansas J. H. Heckman unloaded a car of Salina ice Monday. C. M. Daves of St. Charles, 111., is visiting his son, "Tippy," this week. w. btepnens is reported quite sick at his home in the east part of town. v Prof. Reppert left Friday morning for Russell where he will teach in the High school this term. We are pleased to note that our old friend John G. Marcy is home from Excelsior Springs, Mo., and is very much improved in health. Misses Mildred, Maud and Margar et Niesley departed the first of the week for Emporia, where Maude and Margaret will attend college. Mrs. H. M. Shaw and daughter, Edith, returned home last Friday evening after a months' visit with her daughter, Mrs. F. D. Millard of Salina. Last Saturday evening about 200 pleasure loving fellows met at the Jones' garage and witnessed the wrestling match between Jack Woods of Kansas and Joe Kopecky of Texas. The first fall was won by Woods in 13 seconds; the second by Kopecky in 15 seconds and the third by- Woods in 12 seconds. Hig Swiggett was re feree and Walter Swiggett timekeep er. It was a good match and all pres ent seemed to enjov it immensely. The Jenning's show company are drawing good audiences nightly and are presenting some first class plays. The show is an unusually clean and attractive one and they carry some excellent talent. The large tent is very comfortable and they have everything fixed- up In first class shape. The plays are up-to-date and have all been excellent and their vaudeville acts are new and catchy. Friday and Saturday night extra good plays are billed so. don't miss them. - .