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BAXTER1 PfING NEW J. -,f;yf.,Soil VOLUME XXVI. BAXTER SPklNUx-xiHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSAS. JUNE 13, 1907. NUMBER 2h v i 9 NOTICE TO LADIES. We have arranged with Chase & Sanborn to furnish the coffee FREE OF CHARGE for all public entertainments. For particulars ask DENTS CASH GROCERY s Excursions fRISCC Round trip to San Francisco or Los Angeles, Cal., account Na tion Eclectric Medical Assn. June 18 to 21 $50. Date of sale June 8 to 15. Final return limit Aug. 31. Summer Tourist Rates to Col orado and Utah. Round trip rate Denver, Colorado Springs or Pu eblo $19.55; to Glenwood Springs ' $31.55; to Ogden or Salt Lake City $32.55. Dates of sale June 2 to Sept. 30. Final return limit October 31. Summer Tourist . Rates to St. -Louis, Chicago and Milwaukee: St. Louis $13.50; Chicago $21.40; Milwaukee $24.75 for round Jrip. Date of sale June 1 to Sept 30. Final return limit Oct 31. . Excursion to Oklahoma Qity, SundaylJune 23. Train leaves Baxter 10:45 p. m., on Saturday night, June 22, and returning , leaves Oklahoma City at 7:30 p. ' "ml Tare for the round trip $3.50. C. S. Roberts, Agent. i DR. T. 0. KLINONER, with DR. FINIS LOGAN ANDERSON,- --.liof Joplin, will .be in Baxter Springs the second Tuesday in , ,July, the 9th, , prepared to ... examine and treat the eye, ear, - -nose and throat, , and t glasses. Jltadquarters with Dr. Thompson ; St. Mark's Episcopal Church Wednesday, 2:30 p. m., meet ing of St. Mark's Guild. Friday. 7:30 p. ra.. choir re-at Ervin's park. The Columbus - i - . hearsal. people say they are determined Saturday, 2:30 p. m., Junior to get even with Baxter for the Girls' Guild. awful drubbing they received at Sunday, 9 a. m., Sunday the hands of the locals a couple school; 8 p. m., evensong and pi weeks ago. They have secur- sermon. , ea me services oi n.euy ananeea Sunday being the 300th anni-lof Scammon and several other versary of the first service held good men, and say they are after in the United States, the rector our scalps. The locals have been will preach an historical sermon, having trouble in getting a bat and the choir will sing special tery to stay with them, but have music. secured the services of Pitcher All are welcome and invited to Douglass and Catcher Rolla for BALL GAME SUNDAY, Miss Grace Coglixer of Joplin The locals will cross bats with j, the guest of Miss Audrey the Columbus Athletics Sunday Smith. at Ervin's park. attend. R. K. POOLKY, Rector. Fine shoes at Pierce's. Cane seed at Gregory's. Jas. Harmon has a new canvas awning put up in front of his new grocery store. Wm. Cherry has ordered a hand some new canvas awning for the front of his new grocery store. Lost Between town and the state line, seven photographs. Return to this omce and receive reward. Mrs. Elizabeth Horton and son, Wm. II., returned last week from a three week's visit with relatives in Corsicana, Texas. When you go to Galena, eat at the Silver Moon resturaut, on South Main street. Newly fur nished. Everything first class. i . . I the season, ana trom the recom mendations they furnish are sure I to add great strength to the team Everybody is requested to be present and cheer the home buys to victory. Dr. EuglUb. Pbooe 198. Claude Jones, Photographer. Henry Ohlen's new building is going up rapidly. F. A. Brown has returned from a trip to imiutn, Minn. Cushion shoes for men and slip pers for ladies at Pierce's. E. G. Lawley has gone to Mex ico on a large timber deal. Mrs. James Hogan and Miss Rachel Parsons are visiting rela tives and friends in Joplin. W. R. Bailey of Kansas City is in the camp to attend the an nual meeting of the Mission. D. Mackenzie of Mexico has decided to remain in camp, hav The new grader purchased by the city has arrived, and as soon ng gent for ,is wife to join him here. . m t a a as the survey nas located tne street lines some street work will be done. Last Saturday afternoon the chilli shack on North Military street was discovered on fire, but a bucket of water extinguished the flames. The rain last Sunday came just in time to do a great deal of good. The rain was quite heavy at times. It was accompanied by a very hard rain. In the north part of town several trees were blown over. The Alpha mine at Spring City was sold last week for $60,000, 1 . 1'. Long of this city owned a fourth interest in the Alpha. The mine has been a very rich pro- & t. McCarthy, who has been ducer for a long time, and the in a hosoital in Omaha for sever- . i price received for the property is ,i bast, having had an in none too much. Iprowin? toe nail removed, has attend L. Murray Perkins has had the frame building he purchased from J. C. Haskett moved onto lots on East Sheridan street, and will put it in proper shape for renting, H. J. Millar will move to Jop lin this week, from which point a a he will carry on bis work as a promoter. Mr. and Mrs. Millar will be greatly missed from the social life of our camp. J. W. Cooke and family of Ma ben, Miss., nave come to our camp to live and will buy a home in Baxter. Mr. Cooke is inter ested in the mines with F. J. Worth and E. G. Lawley. Last Sunday night burglars broke into the meat market of Meeds & McAboy and stole a quantity of meat. They also took some cakes from the bread case, ill., a Among the meat taken was a days in our camp last week, and half a hoe. which was taken out was so well pleased that he has returned to the camp to the annual meeting of the Mis sion Mining Co. Chas. A. Seiver of Macomb, 111., a contractor, spent several i k"::.itJ it :c . of the ice box. No clue. The Spring River Power Com pany is making a lot of improve ments on its plant at Lowell, and is also replacing the small dam at the sluice way near Varck sta tion. - The recent flood in Spring river damaged the sluice way con siderably. The lesson has been taken an interest in the Sunburst and will soon return here with his family to live. Men who bring their families here are apt to add to the material welfare of the camp and the town. Last Friday a dog bit the little son of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Dun ham. The dog was at once kill learned, however, and the work ed, and the child was taken: to will be made more substantial Galena, to have the mad stone this time. larmlied. W understand tti stone The new time card, which went adhered to the wound for perhaps into effct last Sunday, gives Bax- thirty minutes. The ownership ter Springs more trains. Every of the dog is in question. We change made makes it more con- understood the dog belonged to venient for Baxter Springs people, Walt Sullivan, but he disclaimes and we believe the new time card ownership, and says the dog has will be welcomed. The corrected merely been following "his wagon. schedule will be found in another For Good place in this paper. Study it; make your self conversant with the changes. At an tmnnrfint mt!nor nf the city council of Cartemlle last I Thill f?S tO E&t night contracts were let for the construction of concrete sidewalks in the sum of $17,000. This is the largest contract for sidewalks at any one time in the history of Carterville. -A few of the streets now have concrete sidewalks and when the new walks are complet ed practically every street in the city" Will have concrete sidewalks. . Try . . Jim Harmon. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Harvey have returned from a trip to Ex celsior Springs, Mo.' Mr. and Mrs. Geo. C. Connor have returned from a visit with relatives in Texas county, Mo. The ore sales in the Baxter camp last week amounted to at least ten thousand dollars, yet only about half that much was reported. Our old friend, Wm. Bilke, Hornet, Mo., died last week. Mr Bilke was a regular attendant at the big reunion. He left a large family, well provided for. The News printery has the biggest and best assorted stock of printers' stationery in the Southwest. You can get any kind of printing you want here, J. E. Kramer of the Kramer- Morse mine is much pleased these days over the heavy strike that is made in his. mine, . and each day the ore shows up better and better. Work on a system of sanitarv closets at Reunion Park will be ein next week. Concrete floors will be built, and the closet will connect with a sewer, which will be put in. The Baxter Planing making a big tank Park. The old out. Mill is a W a big tame lor Keunion The old tank has given The new tank will be big enough to supply plenty of water for sanitary, purposes. J. B. Love of Loogootee, Ind. Chas. Ellis of Miami, I. T., Han nah Major, W. R. Berkshire and family of Baxter, spent Sunday at the home of C. M. Gilley and Beryl Wijdman on Military st. Dr. H. R. Haas of Joplin will be at Dr. Bos well's oftice June 18, 1907, and the third Tuesday of each month following, Dr. Haas limits his practice to diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat. Home office, 5 Main street, Joplin, Mo. While in Joplin Monday, Mr. J. J. Heim assured us that if he secured the the kind of a fran chise he wants in Joplin that he will build his electric line to Bax ter Springs. In other words he said "Baxter Springs will be on my map, all right." Bishop Grant, who was to preach at St. James' A. M. E. church last Sunday, was called to New York by reason of his ap pointment as a member of the board of trustees of a one million dollar fund for the education of Southern Negroes. Judge John Jones' performed his first marriage ceremony last Saturday, June 8, when he united in marriage Mr. Elbert C. Haynes and Miss Lillie Knight. It is said the judge was not at all afflicted with the bjick ague. but went through the ceremony ike an old veteran. , James Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. L. Smith, returned ast week from Eubanks, I. T where he has been in the employ of the King Lumber Company. He says the rains in the South have greatly interfered with the J lumber business, and that the, wa gon roads of the company' will have to be repaired before any considerable amount of lumber can be hauled in from the mills to the railroad. EASTMAN KODAKS. We are Baxter agents for the Eastman line of Kodaks, Cameras and Photo graphic supplies, comprising all the lead ing makes in this country, inclnding the Premo (Fifm Pack and Plate), Clair,' Century, Folraer and Schwing, Rochester Optical Co's goods and others. This is the season for picture taking, and everybody should own a kodak. We are carrying a complete line and can furnish yon any thing for taking and finishing pictures on short notice. We will sell you a kodak as low as $1 down and 25c a week,- so you can-thus own one and scarcely miss the money. Come in and get our new 1907 catalogue and look through the line, whether you contemplate pur chasing or not Don't forget that this is the place to buy line candies, cigars, tobaccos, fruits, souvenir post cards, cakes and crackers, ice cream sodas, Edison phonographs, Victor talking ma chines, pianos, organs and player pianos. Very respectfully, J. W. Granthai GREEN When be saw what his dollar would do at Cooper's Cash Grocery Store. They greenbacked down and carry the best goods away that money can buy. , And if not suited in every respect money refunded. BACKED The Dollar Chasers. 8 bars Silk soap for 25c 8 bars Diamond C soap for 25c 18 pounds best granulated sugar for $1.00 High patent flour, 50-lb. saek . ., 1.40 These are only a few of the many bargains at our store. Remember the great band concert every Saturday night, and you need chair. We will sell you camp chairs for 25c or 30c, or if you spend $1 at our store we will sell you one of the 25c chairs for 15c or one of the 30c chairs for 20c f a $2 purchase 10c for a 25c chair, or 15c for a 30c chair, etc Many thanks for the way our good people appreciated the spe cial $5 purchase sugar deal. Keep your eyes open. We are still in the races. Booked a little later in the season. . C. C PRENTICE, Manager. DOWN TO THE Business Community We extend the accommodations of a strong and well equipped bank THE BAXTER NATIONAL BANK M Baxter Springs, Kansas T. Q. canaday; Staple and Fancy Groceries, Flour, Feed, Vegetables and Fruit. Buy Country Produco Next door south of Baxter State Bank. . - The improved sanitary arrange ments for the reunion grounds have been decided upon, and the plans will be carried out at once. The plans contemplate some very good improvements. "The reunion this year is going tol a very -big affair, and arrangement's are now being made to secure some of the very latest attractions on the road "Tie Pure Foe J Groceryran." 'for aiusctnents." ' 'THE BAXTER STATE BANK : Baxter -, ' Springs, Kansas. THAT ESSENTIAL-QUALITY. While this bank adopts every de sirable method of modern banlir, it never loses sight ot t ' essestill quality, r . ABSOLUTE SAFEIi'i .We solicit your deposits erll-s.