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At GOlLD JJ7LnT STORE
We have decided to reduce our stock of Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Diamonds ,
Cut Glass, Silverware, etc., to one-half its size by December 25th if selling you
our goods at your own price, just what you will give for them, will do it. Our
stock is fully twice as large as any jeweler should try to carry in a city the size
of Great Bend, and we must try and reduce it, and in order to do so we are
which will continue every afternoon and evening until December 25th, afternoon
sales beginning at 2:30 and evening sales at 7:30.
Be sure and come in and make your own selections. The highest' bid for
any article selected gets it, regardless of what it cost. Make your selections be
fore any of the sales if you want to. This will be your grand opportunity to se
cure your Holiday Gifts at just your own price, just what you are willing to give
for them, from the largest stock in this line in the state west of Hutchinson.
Our stock of Holiday Goods is the largest and best we have ever bought.
You are welcome to attend these sales whether you wish to purchase or not. Be
' sure and come.
MR. W. H. JONES
the auctioneer; who everyone likes, and who's word is as good as gold, will con
duct the sales.
W. D. Gould ft Go
Methodist church in this city, Sat
urday afternoon, December "th.
at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev
P. W. Matthaei.
' In this sad death the large num
ber of relatives so deeply grieved
over the loss of this dear one.
the sympathy 'of the community
is extended in comforting them
in their hour of grief. Ellinwood
From The Clarion.
Father Rice has purchased a
new Ford automobile.
Chas. Radenberg and A. Janke
were in Sterling Wednesday and
Thursday looking after business
Henry Dunston sold his farm
northeast of tawn, last week, to
Charles Kraut wurst. Henry went
west last Thursday to look up a
0. T. Stevens and wife of Cald
well were here the latter pur! of
last week visiting the latkr
parents, A. H. Dougan, and other
Charles Jordan returned, Sun
day evening, from a visit at St.
John. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Jordan
came with him and will spend a
couple of weeks here visiting rela
tives and friends.
D. B. Frazee returned Monday
night from a few weeks' visit in
Arkansas, Chicago and Kansas
City. He spent most of the time
in Arkansas, where he hunted a
good part of the time.
George Grossardt and wife re
turned, Thursday evening, from
an extended visit through the
south. They left October 0 and
visited relatives in Texas, Ar
kansas, Louisiana, Alabama and
The Odd Fellows had l".;cir big
rabbit bunt Wednesday of last
week.- lien Little, Noble Grand,
and Herman Prnegcr divided the
lodge into two divisions of twenty-two
members each. Herman's
side won, killing 4S rabbits, vhile
the other side got 3(5.
Mall Weber says be aims to
buy a Ford automobile after the
first, of next March. He said he
had already bought glasses for bis
wife. He will purchase a Ford
because he has heard that they
will climb telephone posts and
thinks he will need one of that
Miller Brothers linvn hoon hnsv
the past two weeks excavating the
Car Fancy Boxei Cohrah Apples, $1.0) to $1.50. .
Winesca - Ben Dam - Black Twit Gcno i
Rome Beauty - Umler Twig - Genetins ' . '
Another Car Fancy Idahos, 65c hushel
Great Bend Seed
& Produce Co.
cellar or a new business building
on the corner where the old livery
barn stood. The Millers have not
decided yet just what kind of a
building they are going to erect.
They are putting the dirt from
the basement in the street which
is a great improvement there as
it was so low.
Benj. P. Unruh, of Pawnee
Rock, last week began the erec
tion of a comfortable and com
modious new home. The house
will be one of the largest and fin
est in the county and will make a
fine addition to Pawnee Rock
where there are many beautiful
DANGER IN DELAY.
Kidney Diseases Are Too Dan
Serous For Great Bend Peo- .
pie to Neglect.
The great danger of kidney trou
bles is that they so often get a
firm hold before the sufferer
recognizes them. Health will be
gradually undermined. Backache,
headache, nervousness, lame
ness, soreness, lumbago, urinary
troubles, dropsy, gravel and
Bright's disease may follow as the
kidneys get worse. Don't neglect
the kidneys. Help the kidneys,
with Doan's Kidney Pills, which
are so strongly recommended
right here in Great Bend.
W. A. Dunn, 1101 Morphy St.,
Great Bend, says: "For five'years
I was subject to attacks of lum-
Dago ana Kinney complaint.
Doan's Kidney Pills relieved me
as soon as I began. taking them
and improved my condition" so'
greatly thai I was convinced of
their merit. I take pleasure in '
confirming my public statement
I gae some years ago, recommen
I gave some years ago, rccom-
I" . IV 1 TV.ll.. .
iiiciHi'ug uoan s ixiuncy i ins. .
Price 50c. at all dealers. Pen t
simply ask for a kidney remedy-
get Doan's Kidney Pills - the same
that Mr. Dunn had. 1'o.sltt-MiI-.)
burn Co., Props., Buffalo,' . Y. '
Cornelius Schmidt was in fron
i i t i i :
trip and visit.
George Klein, of northwest of.
Ellinwood, was visiting with
friends and attending to business t
matters in the city Saturday. He
was accompanied by his brother, '.
Henry, who came in from his
home in Pueblo, Colo., Thanks .
giving day for a visit villi rela
tives and old time friends.
From The Herald
A SURPRISE THANKSGIVING.
G. W. Phillips arrived home
Tuesday from Texas where he had
accompanied Sherm Mosbarger
to look at land.
" Herman Tammen went out to
uouje Kjivy ouiuiuuy iu ivvn. ami
business interests there. Mrs.
. Tammen went as far as Lamed
Mrs. Ida Huiesen returned to.
Dodge City Monday after a visit
with her parents , during the
0 Thanksgiving vacation. She at
tends school at that place.
Miss Christine Spreier left on
'Friday last for Holbrook, Ari.,
1 where she has accepted a position
, in the government schools to
teach the Indians. It is a good position-
financially and a good
'.teacher has been chosen.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Unruh and
daughter, of Oklahoma, arrived
here ' Sunday and visited until
Tuesday with his sister, Mrs.
Susie Smith. They went from
here to Montezuma,, where they
will visit his brother.
children arrived home from Min-1
neola. Sunday evening where they
had been, visiting their daughter,
Mrs. Edgar Glare the past week.
Mrs.' Glaze and baby returned
with them for a few days.
Fred Gagelman had quite a ser
ious accident Wednesday while
hauling wheat to Pawnee Rock.
He dropped one of his lines and
stepped down on the tongue of the
wagon to get it, the team started
tip. throwing him under tin1 wa
gon, the wagon ran over his arm
and shoulder. Luckily no bones
twere broken but it caused a very
painful injury at the least.
' Mrs. Unruh, mother of Ed and
Adolpli Unruh. drove into town
Friday to do some trading. She
tied the horse along the south
side of the Lindas lumber yard
and proceeded to fulfill the pur
pose of her mission. While she
was in the store the horse be
came frightened at something and
broke loose. It run with the bug
,-gy, breaking it and the harness
' quite badly before being stopped
R. S. Collins and Walter Flan
ders were among the Comanche
township delegation who "were
visiting with mends ana attend
ir.3 to business matters in the city
Hie sons and daughters of Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Sette planned and
carried out a surprise on their
father and mother on Thanksgiv
ing day. With baskets well filled
with all the good things to eat
that make up the Thanksgiving
dinner, they met at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Eveleigh at
Boyd, and proceeded to the coun
try home of Mr. and Mrs. Sette
near Hoisington. For the first
time in the history of the family
the father and twelve children
were seated at the table together.
This was a merry meeting. The
time being spent in recalling
childish pranks, etc. The after
noon was spent in music and con
versation. A picture of the fam
ily group was taken. All declar
ed it to be one of the happiest
of Thanksgiving days.
It has well been said: "The
greatest American woman is the
one who does her own work and
rears a. large family of sons and
daughters to be useful members
of society." Such being Ihe case
as she faced her family at the ta
ble, the mother surely had reason
to feel proud of being one of the
greatest of American women.
Those present were Mrs. Ixmisf
Appell, Mrs. F. E. Seuser and Mrs.
E. E. Seuser, of Bison, Mr, and
Mrs. B. F. Sette and daughter of
Larned, Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Sette
and son of Belpre, Mr. and Mrs.
H. C. Hamler and daughters of
Belpre, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Eve
leigh and daughter, of Boyd, Mrs.
O. L. Kraft, of Kansas City, Mo
Gilbert Sette. Karl Sette. Misses
Mae and Anne Sette and Milton
Miller, of Bison. Hoisington Dispatch.
Mrs. 0. V. Dodge returned or
Monday from a visit of a few days
with relatives and friends in Km
George Brenn was here from
south of EIHnwood Monday to
look after business matters and
for a short visit with friends.
He reports that rain is needed
quite badly down in that vicinity.
The wheat on the sandy land is
still looking good, but that on the
hard land is already suffering,
That part of the county was more
fortunate than most communi
ties in one respect this year, and
that is that most of the farmers
MRS. DOROTHY HELMERS.
At the family home in Kllin
wood, Thursday morning. Decern
her 3, 1914, occurred the death of
Mrs. Dorothy Lou'sc Hclmers,
wife of Mr. August Hclmers. The
end came very sudden, as Mrs.
Hclmers on Wednesday was in
attendance at the Missionary So
ciety and took her usual leading
part in the proceedings of the
meeting, Ieadin; in the singing
and other parts of the program.
and was enjoying her usual good
Deceased was born in Han
over, Germany, April 8, 1846. She
came to America in 18GG and was
married to August Helmers in
jacKson coumy unio, in 101. anej
with her husband, came to Kan
sas, settling in Stafford county in
1883, where they resirded until ten
years ago, when they came to this
city, where they have since made
Six children blessed this union,
five of whom survive their mo
ther, one dying in infancy. The
survivors are Mrs. Emma Schroe
der of Hutchinson, Mrs. John
Swartz and Henry Helmers of
Hudson, Kansas, George Hclmers
of Turon, Kansas, and William
who has been away from home
for some time and whose where
abouts at the present time are
not definitely known. There are
fifteen grandchildren also left to
mourn the death of this grand and
This untimely ending of one
of the community's most respect
ed ladies makes Ihe death the
more sad. To be stricken and ta
ken to Hie Great Beyond without
the slightest warning is indeed
sad and hard for the sorrowing
relatives to realize.
Mrs. Helmers was for many
years a faithful and consistent
member of the Methodist church
doing whatever she found to do,
always willing and ready to assist
in the advancement of her church
and the true Christian life which
she so long lived has been a shin
ing light for the rising generation
All of the surviving sons and
daughters with the exception of
William, and a large number of
grandchildren and other relatives
are present to attend the funeral
services which are to b held
free e .rarear
E want you all to have a very Merry Christmas, and we are prepared
to do our share towards that end if you will only come to our store
and let us serve you. ,
We have this year made especial preparations for the Holiday trade,,
and our stock is replete with the good things which go toward making a
fine Christmas Dinner for the family, for we have for this occasion every
thing good to eat which the market affords, not only in the staple lines but
in the fancy items as well. '. ". .
FineSFresh Oysters, Crisp Celery, Fresh Vegetables, Fruits of all Kinds
and of the finest quality, Relishes, Etc., and an Especially Fine Line of
Candies andJNuts. We desire to call the especial attention of those who
will purchase Candies and Nuts for School and Church entertainments,
and to assure them that we can fill their, orders at most reasonable prices.
had at least a part of a corn crop.
from the family home and at the