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lape a row For Sale 1 single top buirgy. Sec ond hand. See Will Mumert Adv 2 Attorney S. M. Hutzel has opened an office in the east rooms of the old telephorrfe exchange building. A. H. ITamm, one of Trego countys successful farmers, says his new Great Western Separator is the best he ever saw. adv3 2t There will be no preaching service at the Methodist church here or at Ogallah next Sunday as the pastor will be at Quinter. Mrs. W. K. Downie, of Collyer, visited at the home of her parents,, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. - Myerly in this city a part of Sunday and Monday. C. W. Miller, Hays, Kansas, has people to buy or trade for western land, city property and stocks of goods to trade for land Write to me. Adv. 3-2t. Rev. J. J. Isenberg has been over in Scott count south of Scott City for the last two weeks conducting a series of revival meetings and several converts are reported. Mrs. Schimkowitsch of Collyer left Wednesday night for Kansas Ci.tyj Kansas, with her young son Thomas where she will place him in Univer sity hospital for treatment. They were accompanied by Clias. Folkers. Frank Locker, a former Trego county boy, but who is now telegraph operator at Eaton, Colo., for the Union Pacific, was visiting with his parents at Ogallah the last, week and called on WaKeeney friends Monday. Go to the WaKeeney State Bank, when you want a loan on your land as they will make you a loan for a long or short time, as you may want, at the lowest- rates going, and the CASH, is ready as soon as papers are signed up. No waiting for the mon ey to COME. adv3tf H. R. Peek, one of our progressive farmers took out one of those Urge size Great.Western separators. Have not heard a word from Bro. Peek yet but litie belting you that he is the best pleased customer in the whole bunch. A well satisfied customer is the best asset to any business in the country. adv 3 2t A number of the older residents of this county had the pleasure Tues day of grasping the hand of D. M. Watson, at one time a business man in this city but now of Portland, Oregon. Mr. Watson has met witli both financial and political success since he left here about twenty-five years ago and is now listed among the wealthy men of his state. Thus far the month of March has bad several stormy days but unfortu nately the amount of moisture which lias fallen lias been light. However, the little storm of snow and sleet of Monday and Tuesday was appreciated much more than the dust 'storm was which occurred last week, and may mean more rain in the near future. The first thunder and lightning of the season accompanied the sleet shower Monaay morniug. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Williams, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, spent a few days in this City the last week. Mr. Wil liams is an experienced geologist and looked over this county a day or so for oil prospects. His report was somewhat favorable to a certain lo cality but not enough to produce suf ficient enthusiasm to raise the price or stock in the company. His inves tigation was not thorough enough to be of much use to the local company. NOTICE. . I have turned my" books over to J. G Hixson and those who wish to get foaling dates or wish to make settle ment for colts can do so with Mr. Hixson. - .. .11. J. SIMPSON. Results Less Labor WITH. ruK.otlltR GARDENS Better results because only finest, selected seeds from prize winning strains are used. They are properly spaced in thin tissue paper tape which absorbs and holds moisture, giying quicker and better ger mination, and healthier plant life. Less labor, because you plant a whole row at a time, and no thinning out is neces sary on account . of proper ' spacing in the tape. More economical, because abso lutely no waste of seeds. Pakro Seedtape ia made by 71 West 23rd St.. New York City. Get it at vour deal er. Price 10c per psfckase E. A. Courtney The Farmer's Union will buy your hogs Monday, March 26th. Adv. 3-2t Mrs. J. W. Spena visited friends at Ellis Wednesday night. George Deines was down to Salina Monday on a business trip. W. T. Littlechild transacted bus iness at Manhattan Monday. George Paul, the shoemaker, trans acted business at Ellis Tuesday. J. G. Hixson went down to Kansas City Monday night on cattle business. The Farmers Union will buy hogs in WaKeeney, Monday, March 26th. i Mrs. Frank Bro"wn went up to Col lyer Wednesday for a visit with friendsr Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Sellers and wife have spent this week visiting rela tives at Collyer. Mrs. A. R. McKinley .and child went down to Russell Thursday for a visit with relatives. Pryce Owens, of Voda, went down to Kansas City Wednesday night to buy a car load of cattle. Mrs. F. A. Bierer and Miss Alpha Cavanaugh, of Grainfield, were here between trains Thursday. Mrs. Chas. Baird and son, Louis, left Monday night for Effingham, Kansas, for a visit with relatives. H. C. Harland, of Frankford, Kan sas, brother-in-law of Chas. Baird, has been here this week transacting business and visiting. Ed. O'Toole, of Collyer, a pioneer farmer and stockman of that vicinity, transacted business In this citv a short time Thursday. Miss Anna Razik returned Monday to her home at Collyer after having spent the last six weeks in this city at the home of Mrs. Swiggett. v R. C. Wilson went down to Em poria Wednesday night to visit Mrs. Wilson at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Willis, and to transact business. T. J. Selby departed Monday night for his home at Cherry vale, Kansas, after having spent the last several months with his sons in this county. Chas.- R. Kirby and sister, Miss Hattie, went down to Kansas City Monday night to consult a specialist regarding treatment of Miss Kirby's eyes. John McKnight, who is a student at Ft. llajs Normal, visited over Sun day at the home of his parents and returned to his school work Monday evening. Carl Anderson returned to his home at Billings, Montana, Monday night after a week's visit with bis brother J. P. Anderson, south of Ogallah. Harry Baird, of Irving, Kansas, who had been here several days vis iting at the home of his brother, Charles, departed for his home Mon day night. Testerday was the end -of the six weeks ground hog winter weather and as the rodent's predictions came true we may expect spring to arrive most any time. Roy Stewart who lives several miles south of here on the Smoky, was called to Manhattan Monday by a message announcing the serious ill ness of his mother. Miss May Curry it again on duty at the post office having returned from Lawrence Monday night. She re ports her niece and brother-in-law as being improved in health. Cbas. Forkers, of the south part of this township, arrived home Monday night from a week's visit with rela tives in Butler county. While away he visited the oil fields m Augusta, An' this Js St. Patrick :s Day.- - Ben Rodgers made a business trip to Ellis Monday. E. D. Wheeler transacted business. at Sharon Springs Monday. O L. Cook was at Weskan the first of the week on a business trip. Cat Loyd went down to Kansas City Sunday night an a business trip. Miss Nora Rinker went down to Hays Sunday night for a few days visit with friends.' John Hutchins, the Collyer grain buyer, transacted business here Mon day between trains. Mrs. and Mrs. John Peacock, of Collyer, visited with Wa-Keeney rel atives and friends Sunday. Chas. Kirby, manager of the Far mer's Union store, transacted busi ness in Ellis Monday forenoon: Charles D.iisey, of south Graham county, went down to Topeka Satur day night for a two weeks stay. Wm. Trowbridge went down to Mound Valley, Kansas, Sunday night and expects to be gone for a week. Guy Jones and E. C. Powell went down to Salina last Friday and brought back a new Studebaker car. Rev. G. R McBurney and family, of Quinter, were shopping- with Wa Keeney merchants last, Saturday afternoon. John Weisbeck, a successful young farmer of the Collyer vicinity, tian sacted business iu this city a short time Monday. Frank Grecian, a prominent bus iness man of Hill City was over Sunday night and took the train for Kansas City on a business trip. Misses Anna Hastings, Elizabeth pBrown and Edna Walker, students at the 11 ays Normal, visited in this city over Sunday at the home of their par ents. Misses Spencer, and Bell, students at I lie Hays Normal who live over in Granam county, took the train here Sunday night on their return to the Normal. " Mrs. Homer Bonebrake and little Miss Bettie arrived home las; Satur day morning from southern Califor nia where she has spent the wintei at the home of Mr. Bonebrake's parents. Ira Flonland Al Keiser, ofQuinter, were transacting business here last Saturday forenoon. On their return trip Mr. Flora took one of those Chevrolet cars with him which gives sausiacuon to an who use them Of course we are a little slow about mentioning it but fcr the benefit of those who do not know it we mention that the Re v.-Thompson and family aie now residents of this city and are occupying the Baptist parsonage. Bert Greenwood departed last Sat urday morning on a business trip which will take him to-Jacksonville, Florida. He is interested in some land which lies close to the city and has had some trouble in getting the title straightened out. We overlooked making mention last week of the fact that L. G. John son iiad received a handsome pare bred Durham bull. He is three yeirs old and comes from a good herd at Beloit, Kansas. Mr. Johnson has been raising good Durham cattle for many years and has a first class herd. U. P. Agent J. E. Fritts says the "bone dry" law isn't effecting the business of the U. P. at this place to amount to anything for what is lost in cash receipts is saved in the price of tiie lead pencils which were car ried away by those who signed the whiskey receipts. Nine head of dandy first class Trego county raised young mules changed hands one day last week when Cal Keiser and Irving Hafliger bought them from Fred Bensmeyer. They range in age from one year to four years and represented a nice bunch of money but all parties to the deal seemed satisfied with it. - . A certain fat man of this city has it figured out that the "bone dry" law is liable to get him and some of the other fat men around town in bad repute. He says: "Now, if I should happen to begin to lose flesh people will think I had been drink ing beer and was getting poor be cause X could not get any more of it.1' However, we will say positively that we do not believe this gentleman ever used beer for we were nevar around when he was drinking It. The next Wa-Keeney city election will take place on April 2nd this year and although the date is so near there is but little stir regarding it and no formal actions have been taken in securing candidates for the various positions. The present city adminis tration has given general satisfaction and were it not that Mayor Jones de clines to accept the office again, a un animous re-eiection of the mayor and councilmen would be in. order. How ever it is hoped that no great amount of strife will develop and that the city can continue to run in a peace able manner. -f -- r . - Fresh pors. at Baker's., adv, . White seed corn for sale. 1915 crop. H.B. Hudson. . 51-tf J. J. Deines, of Russell, was here Wednesday on business. For Sale Red seed oats and barley, W. J. Simpson, wa-Keeney Adv 2 2 Wanted Work with team, plowing, etc., phone 185. Sam Connely. 3 3U For Sale City lots 9 to 18, block 78, School District 1. L. LeBron, 1746 Pinkney St., Omaha, Neb Adv3 4t . Miss Alma Courtney has been in Kansas City this week buying milli nery and other ladies' goods for E. A. Courtney's store. S. A. Sbriner was up to Sharon Springs a few days the first of the week visiting with bis sons who are both employed by the Union Pacific. C. L Hardman left last Friday ev ening for Rochester, Minn., where he has been with his mother who under went an operation at the Mayo hos pital. Miss Ruth Scott and her friend Mis3 Preager were over from Mc Cracken, Saturday, visiting at the home of Mrs. E. A. Courtney, sister of Miss Scott. Henry Wolff, from near Quinter, was down Wednesday and reports J. L. Best some better at that time from pneumonia at the home of his broth er, Jake Wolff. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Lohman and children, who live in the north side of Willcox township, arrived home Tuesday afternoon from Russell where they bad spent several days with relatives and friends. The World was in error last week when it made the statement that Miss Ingram of Beloit, had taken charge of the Carons' Ladies Outfit ters store as manager. She is here for a couple of weeks to assist in the capacity of saleslady . and expects to return to Beloit next Sunday. The store here is in charge of Mrs. 3. W. Tennell. ' - It is reported that there is an abun dant supply of snow' in the mountains arid also in the north part of the United States which ought to be very satisfying to those who contend that there must be plenty of snow in the mountains before there can be a sufficient amount of moisture in this country to produce a-crop. Certainly hope the contention "will prove cor rect this year. n. J. Simpson completed loading his - emigrant car .Tuesday forenoon and In the afternoon loaded bis fam ily into his big Buick touring car and started across country for their new home in Rawlins county. At Colby he unloaded his car of livestock and transferred it across country to his new farm near Beardsley. Trego county friends are sorry to see bim go but hope his dreams will be real ized in bis new location. The Trego County High School basket ball team was successful in winning the sixth district tourna ment played at Hays last 'Saturday afternoon. , The boys won three games and lost one. Monday night they played a game with the Cawker City team for the purpose of deter mining which would attend the state tournament at Lawrence.. The Caw ker City team winning by a score of 32 to 26. The members of the Odd Fellow and Rebecca lodges of this city enjoy ed a very pleasant time last Monday evening. They first met at their lodge room and went from there to the Methodist church where they had the pleasure of hearing an excellent sermon delivered by Rev, Woodward on the subject of fraternity the theme of which was that one must love in order to be loved. After the services at the church they returned to the lodge room where a program was given at the close of which a ban quet was served by the ladies of the Rebecca lodge. For a little while Monday morning the boys at the Union Pacific depot in this city thought, war had broken out and that a German insurrection was in action in one corner of the de pot. However, they were in error. T. O. Berry is one of the helpers at the depot and the U. P. carpenters constructed a rat proof room at the depot last week. Berry got on to the fact that an unusually large rat was prowling around in the freight room and he contrived a scheme whereby he succeeded in coaxing the rat into this ' tight room. When once inside he slipped the door shut and Mrs. Rat was imprisoned. . He then went after her with a broom and such oth er impoverished weapons as be could get bold of. There was a lively time lor awhile. Mrs. Rat put up a lively scrap and from the noise her assail ant made the boys thought she was going to get the championship deci sion. However, just before the wind was entirely out of Berry he succeed ed in delivering a knockout blow and then crushed the life out of Mrs. Rat. She was the largest rat the boys bad ever seen and from their description must have weighed less than ten pounds. - ---- - - - ' " ' Notice to Stockholders ' Western Union Telegraph Office, Wichita, Kansas, March 15, 1917 Mrs. N. W. Walthers, .. ; Wa-Keeney, Kansas. Drilled one screw into rich pay sand on No. 16 well. Presi dent Jennings ordered well shut down until Monday anticipating a number of stockholders will arrange to leave Wichita 10:30 Sun day night to see well completed Monday. Seventeen is a better well than'first reported and sixteen looks like 100 barrels or better. TTie Combination Oil & Gas Co. ! ! SEE! ! EVERY MONDAY " ... EPISODE NO. 11 Mammon and Moloch Is printed in this issue of this newspaper. READ IT. Then SEE IT Monday at the Picture Show. Our Monday show consists of four reels. Two reals' "of the Grip of Evil, one each -of Pa the News and Comedy. 10c GARDEN THEATER POSTPONED PmMic Sale I will sell at Public Auction at my farm 4 miles North and 1 1-2 miles west of Hill City, Kansas, commencing at 10 a. m. sharp, the following property, on Monday, March 19, 1917 137 Head of Cattle 137 ; 13 Horses and Mules 13 35 Head of Hogs 35 Farm IVTacriiner-y Household Goods Montgomery Lunch Counter on Grounds TERMS All sums of $10 and under cash; all sums over $10 a credit of 6 months time will be Riven with bankable security at 8 per cent: No property to be removed until settled for. S. D. PEAVEY, Owner Public Sale Having rented my farm I will sell at Public Sale at my farm six miles north of Norland, Kans., and eighteen miles south east of Lenora, commencing at 10 a. m., on Monday, March 26, 1916 18 Head of Horses 18 82 Head of Cattle 82 4 Head of Mules 4 Some Chickens Poland China Sow Seed corn, millett, cane seed oats and seed potatoes Household Goods . ... Farm Implements LUNCH COUNTER ON GROUNDS CHRIS LINDERMAN, Owner COL. P. N. KLINE, Auct. ' - D. C. KAY, Clerk I Hogs Wanted ! Monday March 26, 1917 Highest Market Price Paid FARMERS' UNION Harry Gallavan is back again at bis old job as day operator at the depot. ' Mrs. Fred Frabicius whose hus band died at the hospital at Hays and who was buried last week, has shipped her household goods to Ault, Colorado, and left for that place the first ot the week. (First published in western Kansas world March 17, 1917) Notice to Creditors In the District Court of the United States, for the District of Kan sas, First Division. In re Samuel L. Shriner, bankrupt. In bankruptcy No. 2154. The creditors of the above named bankrupt, of Wa-Keeney, state and district aforesaid, are hereby notified that on the 28th day of February, 1917, he was duly adjudged bankrupt; and that the first meeting of said" creditors will be held at my office, Salina, Kansas, on the 29th -day of Marcii, 1917, at 8 o'clock, a. m., at which time said creditors may at tend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt, and transact such other business as may properly come before said meeting. Salina, Kansas, March 10th, 1917. Geo. F. Bkatty, Referee in Bankruptcy. For Sale Two yearling bulie one roan Shorthorn, one Angus. - James O'Toole, Arnold, Kan. Adv. 52 J3 .