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;lsSEHfiL Rnv.nl RnVtno Powrfrf home of abroad. Its qualities, which make the food nutritious and healthful, are peculiar to itself and are not constituent in other leavening agents. Last Sunday, while coming to this city to view the fire ruins, five young men from Galena had quite an accident. The party w as composed of Ralph Larimer, Jerry McCarty, Raymond Moore, Lloyd Allen and A. Sitton, and when turning the bend near the We have added a big line of i H Oe goods to our department store. The line embraces hundreds of household necessi ties, and every one is a money saver. Don't buy anything in our line until you get our prices. Gregory Trading Co. I est . A. J. Thompson, phones 261 and 90. D. D. S., Mrs. A. W. Abrams had the misfortune to have her fine driv horse badly cut on barbed wire a few days ago. The horse was hitched near a tramway down in the mining camp, and when a car was pushed out on the tram SAVE MONEY at COOPER'S GROCERY Baden's Best Flour, 48-lb. bag Polar Bear Flour, 48-lb. bag . Bran, per 100 pounds Chop feed, per 100 pounds . CANNED GOODS Beauty corn, 3 cans for . . . Pickwick peas, 3 cans for Good tomatoes, 3 cans for . . Murdock's mustard, 3 glass tumblers for Murdock's mustard, long size, 2 These are only a few of the many articles on which we can save you money. . ' Highest prices paid for produce. ' ' COOPERS GROCERY E. H. SCHLOEM AN, Manager. BaMmiffl IbjoluteJy Tare The Only Baking Powder made from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar made from Grape has not its counterpart at Hibbard farm the automobile in which they were riding skidded and turned turtle. All of the party was more or less injured, but they summoned help, got the machine righted, and came on to this city, where Dr. C. M. Jones patched up the bruises. and SE3 the horse became frightened and ran away and into a wire fence. The animal was cut across the breast, and if it recovers its days of usefulness as a driving animal are gone. 1 Miss Margharet Sweeney en tertained the Bridge Whist Club on last Saturday afternoon. The prize was won by Miss Graffin. 39 $1.40 1.50 1.35 1.35 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 tumblers for. . . . War Tax? Late press dispatches fromi press dispatches W.-ivViitinrfrtii r tn effort that ! the tariff revision program is to; be along drastic lines. The ways and means committee is going to, recommend that a tax be placed on all checks, drafts and other forms of payments; also on all telegrams and stocks of goods bought and sold. This is a re turn to the old war tax measures lulu lu kiic uiu vy ai la uitaauiMj and will bring forth a storm of t 1, i! -1 ' protest from all sections of the country. The federal court in the Mis- souri rate cases has decided that the two-cent law is wrong, and the railroads are planning to re store the old three-cent fare. If they do this in Missouri they will also do so in other states. Verily,- these are troubulous days in these grand old United States of America. MASS CONVENTION. A mass meeting of all the vot ers of the city of Baxter Springs, Kansas, is hereby called to meet Friday evening, March 12, 1909, at 8 o'clock at G. A. R. hall for the purpose of making nomina tions for the following city offices to be voted for on the Independ ent Ticket at the election to be held on Tuesday, April 6, 1909, to-wit: Mayor, police judge, city treasurer, treasurer of board of education, one member of the city council from each ward, one member of the board of educa tion from each ward: and to nominate such other officers as are necessary, and perform such other business as may come be fore said Independentconvention. FOR BARGAINS Watch the windows of the Baxter Paint and Wallpaper Co. M. D. Hileraan returned Mon dav morning from a trip in Mis souri to look after some cattle he is having fed for the spsing mar ket. He says the cattle are look ing fine. - The regular boarders at the Polster hotel, feel rather lone some, but Mrs. Sour has fitted up the old Springs hotel building temporarily, and the eating pub lic will mot go without accommo dations, so far as she is con cerned. There is a growing feeling that 'Baxter Springs should have some fire hydrants in the busi ness district. The feeling should have taken root some time ago, but it is better late than never, and we trust it will not be long until this weakness is remedied. TVia enmmern al club of Saoulr pa is after the plant Of the Bax - ter Planiner Mill and Future Company. The club has made a mighty handsome offer to have u.fa.j i - I niuer ana inwy..iv v,u the plant moved to Sapulpa. Butjiam0Si are on the sick list. .Mrs. Payne l A .t T) .iAa 1 w. II 211 T .'A A m no en1 tAr) tilt. the business lmeresis ox laici Springs rfliotkt it eet w.y. Mrs. J. A. Sour has rented the o. ; t--i u..MA;rr A win vv r. V. V in Baxter Sunday morning; tne cenirai 01 She lost very nearly all of her ho-jfice thore wa8 out 0f commission.. Doc w J ""r j - I DCO IUOIC was vut w v 4-aI furnicViin fro hut she is oluckvlrhnhh. Tom Embrvand Geo Simpson at and will restock and go ahead teiided the annual telephone meeting at i- . ul kn.lnPH Tt is Columbus Tue3day..The attendance at with her hotel uhun. U Lunday schoo, u'good.. Grandma pan safe to say 6be Will have a better j jn,.Mrs. Roofeis borne from UOtei tnan ever wbcb u c,,ja visit wa rpiafiyes ai wonne, xvansu... into a new building, and this she Four of the Cbubb bpyn ppept Spnday will .surely do. The rain the fore part of the week brought grass out in a. hur ry. Trees are leaving oux, , . x The peaches are nurr some, ouij from examination we are led toj believe that if nothing happens r t.11 Ka a nart j rum duw uii iucic . of a crop. The dry weather last fall-hurt the peach trees more than - the cold weather pf thjs winter. . - . - Rt;T qnririM has the best Baxter Spnff gang or amateur urc uguicis earth. But for the work which e . ' iL. was done Sunday morning the Hotel Baxter would have burned, ii il. as wen as an me uiuci uunuiu,H across xne aney m .uiu. aw. auc saving of the small brick build- ing in the rear of the Campbell . x ii. nf 1U IU IUC 1CU V & uv w f drug store -was in the nature of niricle. T and hides, and always par every cent the market will afford. T - r Phone us, No. 173, Baxter Springs, and we will call on you. B ASTEH GREAT WESTERN You Hive Only . One Pair of Eyes. They should have the best of care. If they trouble you, the proper thing to do is to consult a competent optician. We are thor oughly equipped for making a searching examination of the eyes. Eyes Examined Free. If the test proves you need glasses we fit them with the best lenses made. -We arrange so you can tell just how the 5 lasses will suit you before ordering, and lie price too. THOS. FORREST, Optician, Baxter Springs, Daniels Building, opposite Coop er s Dry Goods btore. BLUE MOUND. Rains Sunday and Monday kept farmers from rlo wine... M. D. Hileman is home fmm RatiQ rnuntv. Mo., wnere ne is feedine cattle.. Miss Oyler spent Sunday with home folks near Columbus Hiss Lulu Hall spent Sunday with relatives near Neutral.. The Aid bociety met witn Mrs. Hilda Stoskopf last Wednesday Vie Lindsay was home from high school LVer Sunday.. Ed. Litle js a victim of the or n.. Mrs. Mil er is no oeiier, menus fear an attack ot paeumoma..veo. ampr son and family spent Sunday with D, W. Miller and family.. Alva LnubD ana son, uarneu . m. o.mu - rirfj. B- --3 went to Baxter Sunday morning to help at the fire.. Telephone service was poor for a with their uncle, Martin Hall.. Will StrwJ ling and family of Cbetopa have been vis iting relatives in this section.. The drill for oil and gas is at work on the Pros rrhnhh f.irm.. two doubt tne rural carriers - - be ,om tbeir jobs , tbe ftiTont oM the gervice. - - B Registration NotlCS. PaT1 cf M tl'nn books fof the TC Z 'f istration of voters are now open at my office in the Baxter State Bank. Books will close on Fri- Aay eenpg, warcn m., i o'clock, Persons who voted af itheiast election, and have not . :-.i,-:m- j Ranged residence : since thatUme are not required to. register., IC n r rWoa. i ruv nZrV fsuAL) - City cleric - i mwwui,uini..v.-- ijonnc w Mcwieiiaa jon ber of friends at his home .Mon- peraona calling for day evening in honor of his 16th. above letters will plei a rnntpct was held (iaed.Hfiivtnsr date li " USJ v " a'birthday. A contest was held and games were played. In the McABOY & CO., DEALERS IN Meats of All Kinds, CHEESE AND RELISHES, Fish, oysters and lawful game in season. We buy and ship all kinds of fat stock corner Military and River streets Baxter Springs, Kansas, All Kinds of Carriage and Wagon Work, Plow Work, Blacksmithing. In horseshoeing we overcome all kinds of bad feet, and shoe to make the horse do well. Why not have your horses shod by men who have made a life study of the anatomy of the horse's foot? Do not consider us strangers in the community, for we have been in this countryjfor years. Clve Us an Opportunity to Show You. Rice & Valllere. Cheap Trips via to California and the Northwest during March and April, 1909. One-Way Second Class Fare to California $26.45 Oregon $26.95 Washington, $26.95 These are the fares to the more im portant points in the above states. Liberal stop-overs in the far west and cheap tide trips are also allowed. Thee tjekpts are good in Coaches, Chair Cars, and in Tourist Sleeping Cart upoN payment of tourist berth rate. For details inquire of C. S. ROBERTS, Agent Frisco lines, Baxter, Kas. contest the prizes were won by Miss Swannie Smith and Mr. Leslie Meyerding. Dainty re freshments were served. WALLPAPER 5e to 400 per bolt at Baxter Paint and Wallpaper Co's, On Tuesday afternoon of this week the Carnation Club cele brated its ninth anniversary at the home of its president, Mrs. T. J. Morrow. The house wat beautifully decorated with vari colored carnations. After several games of progressive whist, re freshments were served. Tn was followed by the reading pf history of the club by Mrs, Binns, who, at the close of it, presented in the name of the club a large bunch of beautiful flowers, the first president and organizer of the club. Mrs. Hornor was completely surprised, but in her characteristic way she responded with a touching ac- WV f llUiWWI 'Ust at Ltttara Remaining in the poBtoffipe at Baxter springs, o.anaaa.ior tne week: ending with March 10, 190? men it not called tor vitnin ipp eeka will be aent to the dead 1 letter office at Waehington. D. (X: Mr W H Hillia John Meadows Mrt J Vt PhilUpa , sMra Bell Riley- 'm W H Clemmons Mr J W Smyth ft T I T T l D O John C W McClellan Joha & Geo Laura r any of the MICIIT,lAdTM . ktiaed,-giving date liat. - Fmd JUstlstt. P.K.