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THE IOLA. REGISTER, FRIDAY AUGUST o 1H0I
THE IOLA REGISTER.
UJULIBHKD KVERY FRIDAY.
OHA.S- F. BOOTT
THE WEEK'S NEWS
p. E. llaugl?, Dentist.
Buckeyo Churn at Coutaut's.
Os Love, of Hrunson was in town
If you want corn or. wheat chop
to Claiborne's mill.
If J on have corn or whoat to
tako It to Clalborno's mill,
Mrs. .1. P. Wright went to Hum
boldt Wednesday for a visit with
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Thomas of
Morau were in town a short time last
His friends will bo glad to know that
Dr. Qlndfelter is recovering from his
Wanted: Who has seed buckwheat.
I want some. Geo. II. Barth. Post-
office, Iola, Kansas.
Dr. Collman reports a neNv boy at
tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. BerLReqrcB,
34 North First street."
Dr. Coffman reports,' fi ,o'upg 'man
at the home of Mr. ''and Mrs1.' Prank
Rutlcdgc, 414 south Oak.
Miss Matthews loft Monday to spend
her vacation from' Bedell's "store with
her family at Frcdonln.
Tom Anderson 'shipped three
thoroughbred bulls to "M. C. MoKeo
of Ford county Satu'rday.
Mrs. Shank and Miss, Shank camo
ovor from Bronson, this week to
visit Harry Shank and family.
Dr. Herschol L. Hendricks reports
a ten pound boy at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Joo Clark, un oast Neosho.
Miss Grace Kessler and brother
Gtorgo left this ,vcek for a three
week's visit with her sister at Newton
Among tho speakers booked for the
Old Settlers' Rounlon to bo held this
month at Neosho Falls is Governor
" Mr. Chris Hitter is homo from Sal
lila, Colo., where ho accompanied his
wife and children for a bummer's
Albert Shawl and .Emma Taggcrt,
both of Lnllarpe, wero married ;it 2:30
Monday by Hew Maclean atthe M. H.
parsonago in this city.
Mr. Al Hobinson of tho lied Front
is homo from tho Indian country. He
has not missed a single opening since
tho lands were divided up.
Tho Beatty Oil Company is credited
by thn Ft. Scott Monitor with a 70,00(1
barrel ;i day oil gusher on Spindlo
Top heights, at Beaumont.
Mr. O. D. Courtnoy of Savonburg,
ono of Allen county's woll known
teachers, has been elected principal of
ono of Chanuto's ward -schools.
Mr. Hamol, the well known Branson
stock man, was In town Friday. Ho
was accompanied by a niece from Ne
braska who is seeking a position to
Wo have plenty of money to loan on
farm security at a lower rnte than bus
over been offered In this State before,
annual interest, privilege" to picpnj
H. M. Cunningham, Humboldt.
The only guaranteed Kidney Curo
is Smith's Suro Kidney Cure. Wo will
refund money if after taking ,ono bot
tle you nro not entirely, satisfied with
rosults Cowan and Ausherman.
Mrs. Luto P. Stover left Friday for
Manitou, Colo. Her mother and sis
ter, Mrs. Fisher and Mrs,' McCarty,
wero on tho snmo train nnd tho three
will spend their outing together.
Unless Humboldt has' elected a new
superintendent thero Is' a vacancy
thero. The Salina paper's say that A,
II. Nowton has beon'electe'd to tho su
perintendency of tho Solomon schools,
Philadelphia Record: "I love to
smoll tho fragrant str,aw, sho said,
"wiillo coming through,, tho ryo."
"Tho fragrant ryo I'd rather smell
whilo coming through the.straw," said
Mrs, Turner received, iv leitir from
hor spouse, wandering about tho now
Indian country. Her, lettec was his
first news that he had won n fnrm. Ho
Is sky high in tho air In n.pturos ovor
Mrs. T. B. Thompson, aged sixty
threo years, died August H at her homo
in this city, Tho funeral was held
from tho residence at ,'l o'clock Sun
day and tho remainB t.iken to Law
renco for burial.
A lottor from Sam Steele, to the
Evans family, brings tho cheering
nows that ho recently marketed hfs
cherry crop, which amounted to twenty
tons. Ho is now living in Oregon, but
ormotiy lived hero,
Frothy item from tho Kansas City
Star: Somo kinds of consumption
miy bocurod, as tho Tuberculosis con
gross says, hut it will require some
thing mmo drastic than serum-dopo to
cure Tola's beer consumption.
O, W. Fetters, who hn,s beo,n farm
ing near Kincald, gavq up to the
drouth last week and has moved ,to
Iola whero ho readily secured work at
ono of tho smelters. And that Iswhe're
Iola is going to shine these days.
Dr. Garllnghouso reports a bounc
ing baby daughter born to Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Coe. of 510 North Jeffer
son. Tho pension examining board was
in session today. The number of ap
plications coming before tho board Is
ncroaslng and tho sessions aro longer.
A wholo gang of holders of certifi
cates In tho now town In tho Kiowa
country, to tho uumbcr of somo thirty
eight, loft Wednesday for tho promis
Luto and Phil Stover drovo out to
Moran Wednesday and began sur
veying somebody's first addition to
tho futuro metropolis of tho Missouri
W. H. McCluro was in Chanuto Mon
day seeking contracts for cement
walks. This concrete business ought
in tlmo to spread out andcovcra great
deal of territory.
Quito a number of Iola pcoplowlll
remember Miss Georgia Sheldon, of
Burlington, who vlsitod Mrs. L. F.
Pulmer hero somo tlmo ago and will
bo interested in knowing that she
drew a farm in tho Kiowa country.
Every paper In tho county prints' in
tcrTlows with farmers who state that
thoy will have more corn than they
expected. With rains from nbw on
it is believed Alien county will raise
enough feed to carry all her stock
1 Reports from tho new country state
that Col. Saphar has turned his culin
ary skill to use and is cloanlng up ten
dollar bills daily by dispensing (lap
jacks, colfco and other delicacies.
And tho Colonel Is well able to do this
Dr. Knochs was called to tho homo
cf Mr. Burcham, nlno miles south of
town last week to cxamlno tho fifteen
year old grand son w ho has been ti eat
ing for catarrh and ho will bo brought
to Iola and placed under tho caioof
A nolghbor of Bob Harding," who
lives in Allendale, was in town this
Monday and reported that during the
storm Saturday night nlno steers be
longing to Harding wero killed. They
woio standing by a wire fenco that was
struck by lightning.
For somo tlmo now the Mason-. lmo
boon occupying their new temple and
find tho quarters mighty comfortable.
Thoy aro not doing much at present
owing to tho weather but when the mer
cury permits tho hall will bo tho scene
of much fraternal festivity.
Odo ItEfJISTi:il reader, in lieu of a
news item, stutes that thero is not a
tomato in town nnd asked that tho
fact bo advertised so that gurdners
having tomatoes might rush to tho
roscue. She is fair and likes toma
toes. Is there need to say more?
S. Holler reports t..o salo of tho .1.
A. Joyce property on South street to
Chas. A. Storoy, an engineer at tho
cement plant, who expects to live hero.
Also tho A. T. Dayton property on
south Sycamore to Mrs. McClenathan
who recently moved heio from West
phalia. A letter from Colorado brings the
distressing hows that Fred Horton
recently foil whilo chasing about ocr
tho hills and broke the plaster of
parls stocking which ho has been
wearing over ono limb ovor since ho
mot with tho accident in a runaway
and broko his leg.
Tho La Harpo Nows says tho olectric
road Is planning to stop at Lanyon
vllle but that nobodycares. Tho road
is bolieved to bo under tho necessity of
building into that town soon on its
ways to Moran and tho Nows In not in
favor of paying tho $1000 asked for to
got it Into town now.
Dr. Coffman was called to tho
cement plant last Monday to attend
tho injury of C. M. Grinsley who
stack' a pick into his left ankle while
working In tho shalo pit. The injury
whilo not a serious ono is a very pain
ful ono and will keep Mr. Grinsley
away from his work for some time.
Walter Wood, an Iola boy who
now lives In Kansas City, dropped otl
hero Friday. Ho says Iola looks
mighty good oven to a Kansas City
man, when tho latter has been on tho
road and compares this placo with
other towns over this part of tho coun
try. In fact ho has a hankering to
get Into business hero and may do so
Georgo Now man was serlouslv In
jured by a kick from a horso Sunday,
Tho horso had a sore on his neck and
Georgo applied a remedy that smarted,
Tho animal whirled about it was
looso in tho barn and In a Hash
kicked Ills master who tried to dodge
and got away. Tho hoavy shod hoof
hit him lu tho back of tho hoad, cut
ting a nasty scalp wound that Dr.
Coffman had to sew up. Tho doctor
bolloves tho Injury not dangerous,
J. W. Cotloy lis movod his goods
from tho Dunaway building to his now
building to-day. The now rooms
which Mr. Coffey will occupy are
largo and woll suited to his business
which he will doubtless Incioase. Tho
building which Mr. Coffey vacates
will bo occupied by Mr. U. M. Duvics
who comos hero from Emporia, Mr.
Davlesalso has a store at Scranton
i coal mining town near Emporia.
Mr. Bavlos will put in a line of funoy
Minds, art goods, millinery, furniture
and undertaking goods.
Quito a gang of cxpoctant lot owners
In tho now town wont down this week
chaperoned by B. E. Clifford, Jim
Barton and C. L. Whitaker. The
government will glvo 320 acros to 2.r0
men so tho flvo companlos aro anxious
to havo tho required number on hand.
If not enough show up It Is believed
plenty' of men now In that country
will pay tholr Vt and join Issues with
tho companies In securing tho town..
W. B. Kennedy, a horso buyer of
Erie, Kas., who has been hero for sev-
oral days leftlast Frldajfor hUhomo
i minus tho tip end of his third finger
on tho left hand. Ho was at tho Star
bain with Dr. Mclntyroand tho crowd
was discussing tho probable ago of
Molntyro's horso, Kennedy was ap
pealed to and when ho opened the
horuo's mouth tho tip of his linger was
snapped oil. Dr. Cox dressed tho
George Harris, of Deer Creek, was
in town with a curiosity. Ho
had an oar of green corn early corn
at that that vwas regulation length
and filled with largo, oven kcrnols to
tho end. It was lino corn and he says
ho will havo eighty acres of it. Somo
of tho neighbors will do as well, bat
ho knows of others loss fortunate.
Deer Creek bad a soaking rain that
didn't touch Iola and that neck of the
woods is full of corn juice.
D. B. D. Smcltzor, Mr. Glllamand Mr.
llanoy left A onday with atontfortho
now country, to participate in tho
starting of the new town in which Iola
mon to tho number of 100 aro Interest
ed $. worth each. 250 men must boon
hand to secure tho grant of 1120 acres,
while ")00 men can havo (140 acres. Tho
town Is located, tho site Is praised,
tho Choctaw road must pass to cross
tho mountains and everything is love
ly. It Is hoped to arrange to give
each certificate holder his tlneo lots
whether ho personally shows up or
Charlie Armstrong started Satutdaj
for his now Hold of usefulness in Brit
ish Columbia whero ho will bo super
intendent of a mino. Mr. Armstrong
camo h"io from Pittsburg, Pa., and
ha-, had charge of the machinery of
the Lanyon Zinc Company, aiospon
siblo position vvniuh he filled most ao
co;jtlbly, lusigning It for this now and
bettor place. Ho didn't live hero
long, but ho won friends. Ho was a
manly man, a great big, jovial, kind
hearted Irishman, and tho echo of his
jolly laugh and tho memory of his
cordial greetings will not soon bo
Tho Iola Hello went to the bottom of
the liver again Sunday. This is her
third trip to tho rhcr bed and was
smcssfulns usual. She sank at her
moorings on tho west sldo of the liver,
from tho combined water that leaked
through the bottom and rained in at
tho ton. The men who had tho boat
leased have removed their engine and
machinery and will glvo tho Bellu up
as a bad bargain. If the outcome Is
tho purchaso of a launch that Is mod
ern and suited to tho piesent need'
and demand tho mishap would bo wel
come. As it is slapping on tno .eosiio
is completely tied up now.
Tho council was asked Tuesday to
pay a bill of $4 for acartwheol broken
In tho ditch north of the Richards
homo whero tho electric railway ox-
cavnted a canal, Tho ditch Is danger
ous, barely enough room being left
for a toam and no room to pass. Mr.
Hill met a team In this way and had
to turn into the ditch, breaking his
wheol. Mr. Crouch will havo pay It.
Tho city has ordered tho block fenced
in at both ends for serious accidents
aro likely at any tlmo. Pressure
ought to bo brought on Mr. Crouch to
get somo of his lino in town In pass
able condition Iola has lots of pa
tience but ovon her supply can bo ex
hausted. A ItraiSTEit representative had tho
pleasure Friday of driving Mr. Chas.
Gleed, of Topeka, about town a little.
Tho rest of tho Santa Fo party had
gone to Lallarpo and Mr. Gleed
dropped Into tho Rdoisthr ollico. He
was taken out to tho cement plant as
ho had already vlsitod tho smelters.
After seeing the plant under tho guid
ance of Mr. Leigh Hunt, Mr. Gleod
oxpressed tho linn conviction that
"tills town is cortaln to inuko quite a
city." Ho said ho had no Idea of the
extent of tho smelters and cement
works and know that tho majority ol
tho people over tljo state entertained
tho samo view that tho factories hero
wcio comparatively small concerns,
magnified by tho local papers for a
Tho Spring Hill Now Era tells of tho
wedding of a young man who once
lived hero and Is woll remembered:
Mr. Muthow S. Barber and Miss
Sarah Weir wero married Tuesday at
1 o'clock p. in. at tho homo of tho
hiido two nillos south of town, by Row
Barber of Baldwin, father of tho
groom. Tho wedding was a quiet ono
and only rolativos of tho bride and
groom woro prosont. In tho ovoning
tho happy pair took tho train for Pa
ola and thero took tho Mo. Pacific
train for Hutchinson, whero Mr. Bar
ber has a position as toucher in tho
Stato Reformatory at that place, ut
7f a month. Mrs. Barbor has been a
leacher for some years, and they
make a very congenial pair,
Kansas City Star: Fancy
horsos all pulling together, and
Will Brlstcr was in town Monday.
Ho 1b somowhat recovered from his
recent illness but is still too weak to
work and Is planning to go to Colo
rado as soon as ho feels abto to travel.
you will havo an idea of tho power
employed by tho Portland Cement
company at Iola.
Her many friends will bo sorry to
learn that Miss Mildred Swigarl had
to como homo from Colorado where
she went to spend a vacation and is
ill with typhoid fover.
That new third ward school building
Is nearing completion and it is going
to bo ono of tho handsomest buildings
in town. It is shapely, substantial
and causing a feeling of prldo.
D. Northrup, homo from Colorado,
sits arotind telling how ho has been
sleeping under quilts, wearing over
coats and looking at snowstorms.
Somo people havo an awful poor idea
of a good joko.
Mrs. James H. Dickoy left this
morning for Piqua whero sho will
make her homo with hor son, Vincent
Lawson. Mrs. Dickoy lost her hus
band laBt week and thus the little
homo was broken up. 1 '
Ex County Treasurer M. L. Decker
says after a year's hard work on his
farm whore he succeeded in raising a
beautiful prospect of corn ho will not
havo a dozen messes of roasting ears
He feels a good deal discouraged.
With the completion of tho walk on
the west side of Evans Bros. Drue
storo this week, another full
block of twenty-foot cement walk was
added to Iola's business front. It is
handsomo, durable, clean and catches
the eye of every visitor.
Before You Speed Away
On Your Vacation
You must do somo "stocking up." A
Flannel or Sergo Buit should bo ono of
the first items on tho list. Then thero
aro tho negligee shirts and the fancy hoso,
the neckwear, tho underwear, collars,
cuffs, umbrellas, dress suit case, bag, or
trunk. All of these articles may not bo
needed, but some of them will bo. We
havo all these useful articles at rook
bottom prices. Give us a look.
BarclapShields Clothing Co.,
One Price Cash Clothiers.
Every saloon In Ft. Scott is closed,
including the two hotels, and the busi
ness men who recently printed a peti
tion of four columns in the papers ad
vocating open saloons aro wild. It
will probably bo tho hottest booro
light the stnto over saw.
The Iola Concreto Company, which
has the contract for tho Electric line
bridges, lias begun excavating for the
foundations for tho arches of the
foment bridge which will cross Hock
Creek just about 100 feet below the
present wagon bridge.
A letter was icceivcd by Mavor
Campbell from County Attornoy John
Goshoin. now levlsitlng his old homo
in Pennsylvania. Tho letter says ho
is having a good tlmo nnd fooling flno
Ho Is pleased to llnd his father In e.f
cellent health and looking younger as
tho years pass.
rhoro Is more than u suspicion that
tho present genlalty of tho Missouri
Pacific in promising better train ser
vico requests for which it so long
ignored, may bo somewhat tho ro-.ii it
of the talk of a now i allroad parallel
ing Its lino into town nnd sure to com
pete for passenger and fi eight business.
At a meeting of tho allied trades
horo Monday night it was unanimously
agieed to arrango to take as big a del
egation to tho Labor Day colebratlon
in Pittsburg ns possible. As a lot of
Iola residents formerly lived In that
town tho excursion will doubtless
prove popular and a big crowd will
Somo tlmo ago tho people of this
city wero pleased to hear that tho city
was going to establish a rock pllo and
that tho city would receive somo slight
return for tho meals furnished tho con
tinuous string of petty malefactors in
jail. What has become of that pllo V
It would do a heap of good, and
goodness knows tho streets need rock
J. W, Coutunt has broko ground
behind his storo building for a
now two-story brick business building,
33 by i!3 feet. He will leave an area
way between tho now and tho old
buildings to pormlt a brcc.o to enter
and glvo room for tho stairway which
will lead to tho second floor. Both
upper and lower lloors will bo divided
Into two rooms.
Tho gas prospecting scheme at Uron
son Is to havo tho samo mail who sunk
tho Moran woll, sink ono theio under
tho samo terms. Moran gavo tho
driller, Mr. Ross, a franchise author
izing him to sell gas to consumors for
$1 to $1. SO per month for each houso
served as an Inducement for him to do
tho work. It Is said ho has agreed to
boro at Bronson on tho samo condi
tions and that tho Bronson peoplo are
willing to givo him such a franchise.,
TusUegeo, Ala., July 28, 1878.
Dr. C.J. Mollott. -Mj Dear Sir:
Justice to you demands that I should
glvo ou my oxperienco with your ex
cellent medlclno, TEETRINA. Our
little girl, just thirteen months old.
has had much trouble teething. Ever
icmudy was exhausted In tho shape of
prescriptions from family phjslcinns
Hor bowols continued to pass oil' pure
blood and burning fover continued for
days at a tlmo. Her lifo vvus tilmos
despaired of. Hor mother determined
to try TEBTHINA, nnd in a day or
wo' thoro was a groat change tho
bowols woro regular, and, doing woll.
Yours, etc, D. W. M'lVUt,
Editor and Proprietor Tusliogrc
(Ala) News. .
C. C. Smock has brought proceed
ings In district court to foreclose a
mortgage for $477 with intprest since
July 1000 at eight per cent on lot ten
In block soven, LaHarpo, owned by
Fred E. Wood. Tho Aetna B. & L.
Ass'n is madu a defendant also, It
having a small mortgage of $2f0 on
tho samo property prior to tho Smock
A good many peoplo have wondered
at tho absence of electric lights last
night. The roaswn is that during the
storm Saturday night lightning struck
a polo on South Walnut, shuttered It,
ran along the wiles and burned out
half a doen lamps, jumped down the
guy wiies nnd jerked tho guv pedes
out of place. All day Sunday a force
was going over tho llnatryingto poll
it in shape but it was deemed best lust j
night not to turn on tho current lor
four of accidents.
Lon Rowland has the richest loast
ing oar story jet. Tuesday ho slid
his chin up and down tho cobs of a
mess which cost him just $.")4 for a
doen cars, or ?4.."0 per car. Ho has
a small farm near Geneva nnd hired a
good man to put it in corn nnd tend
It. The man worked threo months at
fIS a month and tho prospect was lino.
Then camo the drouth and the farmer
brought Mr. Rowland tho roasting
curs and told him that was tho sum
total of the yield.
Charlie Goodlander, who owns most
of Fort Scott, including a bank, a
mill, the sticetcars and the big hotel,
is mad. Kov II. G. Eraser iccently
visited that town, staiteda temperance
crusade and everything wet gathered
lu, Including tho Goodlander hotel
h.ir. Charllo was arrested and is
mad. Ho savs tho hotel cost him
5100,000 and he has run it at a loss
fiom town prldo for years, only to bo
arrested. Ho offers to sll the hotel
for $.",0,000 and tako $10,000 of this sum
out in boatd.
It is said tho slight chance that theio
may bo a now sherilT appointed this
fall to hold over onoyear until a legal
election of a new ono can bo hold un
dor tho new law, has brought out sev
eral willing ones. SofarA. E. Wright
is tho only ono who has registered at
Topeka, nut Frank Travis and sover
alothcrs havo been mentioned. A good
many people agree with tho attornoy
general that the old sheriff will proba
bly hold over. Tho appointment is
desirable, In caso of a vacancy, as It
would famillario tho appointee with
tho work and put him In a good place
to race for election.
The RraiSTKU ollico has just finish
ed an order for tho Iola Business Col-
lego of tho First Annual Catalogue, a
neat booklet of somo forty pages. A
list of the subjectstaught is given, and
testimonials from tho first pupils of
tho school, with tho pictures of tho
pupils, fill the rest of the pagos. All
express deep appreciation of tho kind
ness of the instructors, tho thorough
ness of the instruction and satisfaction
with tho business methods taught.
Nineteen young people writo recom
mending tho school, all of them grad
uates who now hold excellent positions
paying an uveruge of $.10 a month. It
is a neat booklet and ought to con
v inco thoso recoiv ing It of tho merits
of tho school.
Tho morning papers, in a Los
Angeles dispatch says: "D. E, Smolt
.or of Kansas City, well known In
produce circles, lies In a ciiticu
stato at tho California hospital, hav
ing been removed to that instltutli n
on Friday night. Mr. Smolter Is sui
foiing from several complications
which ere serious with a serious oper
ation following. A mossugo from the
hospital is to tho etTect that ho is not
out of danger, nor will tho surgeon in
charge admit that tho patient ictiy
live. Mrs. Smoli'er is with her hus
band and is prustnuod. Smol zor Is
known best as the celery king, having
founded that Industry In tho wetlands
of Orange county." Mr. Dan Smoli
! is a nephow of Mr and Mrs. D. B.
D. SmelUet ol th o city,
What is it?
Where is it?
How do you pro
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Mr. A. L. Higglns and wife of the
Arizona Indlun Schools have been
homo on a visit with their mother and
Grant Billbo began work today on
his now ollico room on tho oust old. .
It will occupy tho passugeway between
tho couit houso and tlio billiard ball
and will be of brick.
Dr. Waugh thinks ho bus a young
elephant's tooth. Did vou ever liavn
tho toothacho and notice how largo
tho particular grinder which is on a
rampage seems to be.
An Iola youth who owns a rubber
tired rig drovo to a cortaln girl's
home last night to take her diiviny.
Someone had preceded him, however,
and the joung mun dlsconsolatol.v
took a young man out. About VZ
o'clock us tho two stags wero meandoi
Ing along they saw a rig drive beneath
an arc light. Thero In tho buggy was.
tho girl, sitting on the lap of tho other
follow. It was a sad blow.
Tho Rr.aiSTr.it has already leporteil
the filing of one injunction suit to rt
strain tho shoiilt lrom selling certain
property in LuIIarpo to satisfy a
judgment held by tho Fort Scott bank
against.!. D, Hill, former owner l
tho lots. Another loin lawyer says
ho has somo oloven casus of a similar
kind which will be filed lu time utu'
tho Fort Scott bank's claim will be
contested all tho way through. Some
cases It will probably win, tho vital
point being whether tho sale by Hill
was made boforo or uftor the judg
ment was rendered In court against
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