Schwager were hare from Hoi
jpgton Wednesday, .
"v iGsa' Bead Bmria -itnrBAl' a
her home in Leo ti, Kansas after
attending school here thia winter.
Stickney Gasoline Engines
Are the Best
It Will not trmi offmil ffiA
wwua puj juu IU U1K.11U Ul
Gasoline Engine Exhibit,
Saturday, MarcK 6,
Whether you buy an Engine
0. 1L WJliamshn InA 1 f!:
Wooabury were here from Fawne
xvock Wednesday. -
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Potts," of
southwest of town, were visitig
with friends here Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harve Ewing of
Clarence township, visited with
Mr. and Mrs. Orr Patterson here
Mrs., J. S. Vaniman. of Hois
ington was visiting with her pa
rents, hit. ana Mrs. u. M. wooa
burn, here this week.
Louis Aldrich, Frank and John
Shelton, John Hester and Miss
Carrie Hester were here Wednes
day in Mr. Aldrich 's new auto.
L. B. Wilcox is getting ready
for the spring trade in the im
plement line. This week he un
loaded a car load of listers- and
culitvators, and his more on the
HARDWARE & IMPLEMENT CO.
j William Dumkow returned to
.ihs home in Chicago Wednesday
after a visit with his brother,
Fred and family of Clarence towi
ship, and with William Gagelman
of this city.
I Rebekah lodge gave a so
cial at thier lodge rooms Wed
nesday evening, wihch was one o
the most pleasant affairs of the
','r "d )Wd tore in a long time.
i There was a large attendance, a
fine lunch was served, and every
one had a fine time.
Henry Miller was in from Buf
falo township Wednesday, makinj
a pleasant call at this office. - Mr
Miller says that the wheat is
greening nicely ami that, with a
few days of the proper kind of
weather it will cover the ground
so that the spring winds will not
injure it very muck
John Coss, of Heizer, was here
on business Wednesday.
Do you know that any one succeeds better in knowing and do
ing well one thing at a time? We find that we have to have expert
workmen to make picture frames so that they will not be botched,
scratched, loosely and unevenly put together. If you want a good
picture frame, see us. We make them well and give you a fine
selection of mouldings to choose from.
""; Council ZleeSn s "
March 1, 1909.
The council met in reeular
session with Mayor Moses in the
n'tioiii All 1 f v
vuon. an cuuncimeni were pres
ent Minutes of last recular
meeting read and approved: the
monthly reports of poBce judge
and city clerk read and remip&tpH
Main be changed and that the
tnat the erade at Latin And
aatt r was referred to the im
provement committee and city
Permission was granted to D.
V Asher to erect a brick build
ing on parte of lots 22, 23 and
24 in .block 103.
rThe petition of D. a. Martin
and eighteen others for a walk
along the Sixth and Twelfth
streets, and aLsn nn th Pot
side of Stone street HetwAPn
Eighth and Twelfth streets was
presented and on motion said pe
tition was granted and an ordi-
nance was ordered drawn cover
ing the same.
The petition of J. M. Ross and
1 i others asking for a walk on
)o north side of Block 3, A. V.
!V Co '8 Addition was received
and referred to the improvement
The following bills havng
?n approved by the fnaniice coi
mittee, were on motion allowed.
' ouncilmen votinsr ave
J T Yarbrough, meal ticket
HM;d'w'& L-'Co'.,' 'lights
0. Johnson, hooks 12.00
C S Allison, freight, coal, etc.
. .. .
Gt Bend Fire Dept., fires
Tribune Pub Co., print 27.90
Crane & Co., election sup. 17.55
F A Moses, Clerks fees.... 20.10
J'D Sutton, street work.. 37.50
J Sowards. street work.... 19.50
E C Cole, City Atty . 12.50
r iiitchcocJc, night marshal
Harmiaon Bros, sprinkling
J JE DeMotte, park 7.50
D-F Wilson, marshal.. ....75.00
u A Asher. ativpt. wnrlr.. Q.P.0
Anderson Coupling and Fire
Nipply Co., hose wagon etc,
K'A Charles, lumber 6.77
Xh bill of Fred Ilemker. for
3toVe was laid over.'
3t-p ordinance was- presented re
quiring that sidewolks be con-
'r.iftti'd along the west side of
itone 'street, between ; Sixth "and
Twelfth street and on the east
&ide -of Stone ' street, between
Main street and on both sides of
Sixteenth street,-between Main
street and Washington, read as
whole, passed by sections. adoDt
ed as a whole as ordinance. No.
327, all councilmen voting aye.
improvement committee report
ed favorably on condemning all
brick and stone walks on the
three main blocks of Main street
and on Forest avenue. to Williair
street and also on widening said
walks on Main street to 16 feet
and an ordinance was ordered to
be drawn covering same.
Council adjourned to meet Fri
day evening at 7:30 p. m.
. A. MOSES,
City Clerk. ,
Home Pleads Guilty
In the case of the state of EEa
sas vs. George Horine, wihch
came up for for trial htig week
came up for trial this week in the
jusitce court, and in wihch Ho-
nne was charged with annroDrait
ing $20 of another man's money,
a plea of guilty to petty larceny
entered, and a sentence of four
months in the county jial was eiv
en Horine. He tlso paid the cost:
in the case and returned the $20
to the complaintant. George will
probably appeal to the disrtict
coprt for a parole. Another case
of a man's getting so much fire
water under his belt that he didn
know what he was doing
George Ludwie, of the south
side, returned Wednesday from a
business trip iGn ra county.
Mr and Mrs. W E. Durand and '
Miss Jennie Marks of Hoisington '
visited with friends here Wed- 1
nesday. " ; .l
Clarence Elmore was over from
Hoisington Wednesday night in
his new Buick automobile to at
tend the play.
Miss Retta Schridde has return
ed from Kansas City, where she
has been, purchasing her spring
6tock of millinery.
James Welch, of northeast of
town has purchased the Dr Whitt
property in the east part of town
and will move in some time this
. The Primary."
- The primary election on Tues
day for the nomination of city, of
iccis was a very quiet affair, lit
Jv' interest was show, and the
tote in all of the wards was wry
vote in all of the wards was very
ncrni nn v annm :umi vot.p nrincr
polled in the entire city." .On the
Democrat and the Socialist tick- -
ets there was no opposition. On
the Republican ticket for Council-
man Will Smyth won over Amos
d onnson in ine iirsi wara : in
the second, G. N. Moses ,wasvnomi.
inated over Clyde Moore; iu the
third Ben Giles won out over Geo
Turner, in the fourth Ed Volncr
was defeated by Oscar Frailer.
For the school board, F. V. Russ-
.ii i i x i i Li m 1 D
eu aeieatea atuuit lajriur, iw-
ter Young oyer Don.Weltnwr in f
third and in the fourht Lester
Cox had no opposition. - ,
E.' R. Sellers of this city, has
rented the Opie farm in Walnut
townsnip and moved his iam iv
there this week.
Hueh IlicKey. Mr. and M rs. t
Mike IEckey, and Mr. and Mrs.,
Andrew Hickev were here troni
Olmitz Wednesday to attend the
Mrs. C. E.Castle. who has be.en
verv sick for some time and wb
recently underwent an operation
at the . Rose hospital, has al-
tmost entirely recovered, and i4 ..
now able to be around again.
The pupils of the fifth am.
sixth grades of the Roosevelt,
night at hte hmoe of Mr. anrd
Mrs. Frank Whitcombe in honor
i:s resigned her position here
and will leave soon for Texas. A
fine time was had by all.
The fire department last Satur
day received their new hose and
ladder wagon, and have it rigped.
up and ready for use. It is a
finely' finished wagon, carries
'ree ladders, a 32 foot extension
ladder, a 14 foot scaling ladder,
ind a 12 foot roof ladder, besides
axes, chemical fire extinguishers',
lanterns, nozzles, rubber coats, ett
and 1200 feet of hose.
James Pizinger has sold his
half section ,in Grant township to
lVk'r Brack, of .Olmitz. for a
consideration of $15,000. -The
farm is well improved and is
cheap at the price.
' Is too valuable to be wasted on ex
periments. You will Want a Sewing Ma
chine this spring. If you get the White it
is all right. This company has spent
thirty years in intelligent effort along this
one line to give to the trade the best fam
ily sewing machine that can be made for
light running, . serviceable . and lasting
qualities. They make both the" vibrating
and rotary shuttle machines. It is up-to-
date with latest and West designs of
wood work. With the busy -housewife,
time is money. You save time and wor
ry and labor by using the White. The
White is Ball Bearing, Automatic Lift,
has steel attachments, pinch tension, dust
Proof, self threading shuttle, tension in
dicatorwith many other inprovements
we would be pleased to show you. Please
bear in mind the White runs light and
To Get the Lowest
VVe find we have to go to headquar
ters for our lace curtains, porliers and
novelties in curtain goods. This year
come from the factories bran new and up-to-date.
We want you to see them. We
can give you as great a variety and as
fine a selection as you will, find in the
cities and we think a Tittle lower in prices.
We have them from 50c a pair to $3.00
Did You Know
You can save your home, your barn,
store, and stock of goads by having in
your house and store Harden Fire Extin
guishers. They cost only $6.00 to $7.00
and are always ready to put out any fire.
Every person should have one for pro
tection. We have for years kept them
for use in our stores and homes. Let us
show them to you. Every thresberman
also should carry one with his outfit.
SEE THE NEW FIVE
cr Touring Car at the Great Bend Auto Co.
The OVERLAND embodies the same specifications found In other
cars selling at $2,000 to $2,400.
The OVERLAND has the greatest ratio of horse power to car
i weight, almost Two horse power per hundred pounds In the Roadster
r and Four passenger Touring Car, or 30 IL P. to 160O lbs. Five Passen
ger Car 1900 lbs. . Can be run aU day as slow as 2 miles per hour on
-hIghw or direct engine to wheels drive and no noise or boiling water
; In Radiator. Starts up on low gear perfectly nolsless like an Electric.
Reverse safely used as ordinary or emergency brake. Powerful foot
.pedal, hub brake. Engine cylinders cast, separately, the correct and
most convenient method. All adjustments and care of Engine, trans
mission of car can be made easily with your best suit on. Every Au
tomobile owner knows the grief of tire trouble. That the great ex
pense of running a car Is not gasoline, oil or repairs, but tire trouble.
.Inls is due to excessive weight of cars on the tires. Therefore the
owner of the OVERLAND has very little tire trouble and at least SO per
cent longer wear from tires than cars of heavier weight
Dealers in Flrst-ctass C&rs,
Bend Autg Co.
GREAT BEND, Kansas
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