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THE NEWS is Read by Every Rural Route Patron of the Baxter Springs Postofficc.
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NEWS.
IBAXT.
BAXTER SPRINGS. CHEROKEE COUNTY. KANSAS. APRIL' 8, 1909.
NUMBER 14
VOLUME XXVll
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" Our Line
of Staple and Fancy
Groceries
arc strictly fresh. The quality
alone has made us many friends
and permanent customers.
Just a Trial
will convince you that this h a
fact Our prices are always mod
erateand our every effort is to
please you. .
Dent's Cash Grocery
Phone No. 5.
O. H. FRAZEE,
Groceries, Flour, Feed.
Coal oil 9c per gal. 3 Eal- 5C 5 81. 40C-
Dr. M. I.
Dental Surgeon.
Upstairs in Opperman Building. Latest
appliances used in the practice ol
dental surgery.
We Are
Headqu
arters for
Punch brand coffee '
Full cream cheese
Olives in bulk, New mackerel,
Rockwood chocolate
Rockwood cocoa, Codfish :
California evaporated fruits
Log Cabin maple and cane syrup
Punch brand pancake flour
Pure buckwheat flour
Gallon cans apricots ,
Gallon cans blackberries
Relishes, imported sardines,
Olive oU, preserves, jams
N. 0. syrup, catsups, baked
beans, canned fruits and vegetables
Fletcher's candies
Exclusive sale of GALENA
Bread. v
Fresh lettuce every Thursday.
"the Pure-Food
GROCERMAN.1
WALLPAPER '
So to 400 per, bolt at Baxter
Paint and Wallpaper Uo s,
For Sale;!
Household floods, hbrse and
huccr at my house 'on; River
street Samuel H. Smith.
Farm loans at C 1-2 psr
esnt Insaranca that In
jsrci. A K. Smith.
Jas. L. n
. Mrs. T. J. Morrow-left Tues
day for Kansas City to visit
frieuds and relatives.
John M. Cooper has recovered
from his recent illness and is able
to go hunting once in a while.
G. D, Samms rcturued Sunday
to his home in Weir City, after a
few days visit with friends in
this city.
W. T. Gregory's new addition
is about' completed. lie will have
one of the biggest houses in town
when completed.
W. A. Windham went to Po
rum, Okla., last Saturday to at
tend a meeting of the Lucille
Mining Company.
Mrs. G. B. Guston, living
three miles north of this city, is
very ill of pneumonia, and her
friends are alarmed about her.
The rain on Tuesday was a
good thing for the community,
even if it did sort of put a dam
per on election w hile it lasted.
Cards have been received in
this city announcing that Will
Gaba, formerly of this city, will
be married at San Irancisco,
May 1st to Miss Florence McCarl.
Mrs. Gregg entertained the
Carnation Club Tuesday after-
noon. Ute prize went 10 iurs.
Binns. The color scheme of dec
oration was of a violet nature,
and was pretty. Mrs. Gregg
served a nice luncheon.
Nver have the farmers had a
nicer planting season than this
ear. The weather has been
rather warm, the ground was
mellow and broke up nice, and it
has been dry enough that work
could be done without hindrance.
The campaign joke is on our
riend, Peterson, of the Republi-
i
can. He got out a new special
issues of his paper for campaign
purposes, and headed it "Chero
kee County R-e-p-u-l-i-c-a-n.
We do not know what a Repul-
T t 3
ican is, but pernaps reie aoes.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Smith vis
ited in Columbus this week. Mr.
Smith is a member of x the board
of high school trustees, and went
up to attend the regular monthly
meeting of the board, while Mrs.
Smith will visit her daughter,
Mrs. Clyde Allison.
U. T. Gaba returned Monday
night from a trip to Sapulpa,
Tulsa, and other points in
Oklahoma, where he has been in
the interest of The Baxter
Planing Mill and Fixture Cora
oanv." While away he secured
several big contracts for the lo
cal plant: '
A creat manY of the mines
south of this city are preparing
to resume operations at a very
early date. When they do, the
turn-in from the Baxter camp is
going to be large enough to make
the entire country sit up ana
take notice. Many of the mines
and mills have been shut down
for a Ion 2 time, arid the news
that they will begin operations
again is indeed welcome.
Miss Irene Atkins delightfully
entertained her schoolmates and
other invited guests, last Tues
day afternoon in honor of her
sixth birthday. Games were
played and a fish pdnd was a
source of delight, while a large
Jack Horner pie yielded a store
of orettV souvenirs. At four
dainty refreshments were served
to the little guests, who wished
their hostess many;happy birth:
days. Miss Irene received many
nrettv crifts from her little
friends. .
You can find children's low cut
shoes at Pierce's.
JONES BY 120
Heavy Vote Polled, Jones Winning
by 120 -Citizens Ticket Victo
rious Clear Down the Line With
Exccption of two Councilmen.
Election passed off rather
. 1 e ? A-
(lUietlV. so iar as nuisc w wu-
cerned, but there was quite a lot
of suppressed excitement all day
long. The opponents of Mayor
Jones realized right after tne
polls had opened, however, that
they were up against a hard
fight, and fought without very
much hope. Rigs were run all
day by both sides, and a fairly
large vote was polled, something
like 640 votes being polled.
Jones, to tell the story in a short
way, was elected by a majority
of 120, carrying every ward in
the city the first by 10, the
second by 59, the third by 51.
In the first ward Harvey won
over Carmichael by 37.
In the second ward Hartley
beat Gaba, by 13.
In the third ward McAboy beat
Smith by 4. .
The fight was a good natured
one all day long, and we did
not hear of any unpleasantness.
The Jones adherents worked
hard for a vindication of their
candidate, and 'the' decisive ma
jority of 120 was surely vindica-
ton enough.
The new council will be com
posed of men who will be in
avor of a continuation of im
provement.' Mr. Hartley, the
new council mafsfrom the second
ward, has had experience along
inesofcity affairs, being once
in the council and once mayor.
Mr. McAboy, the new council
man from the third ward, is a
young business man of progress
ive ideas, and will prove a valu
able help to Mayor Jones.
Messrs. Harvey, Connor, Nichols
and Youse have had to do with
municipal affairs and improve
ments and we predict that city
improvements will go " right
ahead.
Mayor 12 3
Rucker ....... 91 122 35.
Jones '.. 101 181 86
City Treasurer:
Clinkinbeard.. 86 124 37
Cook 106 175 74
School Treasurer:
Polster 88 124 47
Cardin.x 98 173 66
Police Judge:
Doty 56 96 3o
English 113 200 80 -
Councilmen:
Carmichael ... 75
Harvey 112
Gaba 144
Hartley 157
Smith ' 56
McAboy 60
School Board: .
Thompson .... 115
Sikps 81
Dills 105
Covey 194
Majorities Jones, 120; Cook,
108; Cardin,,78; English, 223;
Harvey.' 37: McAboy, 4; Thomp
son 115; Sikes, 81; Hartley, 13;
Covey, 89.
$250 Reward. ..
Evidently the insurance com-.
oanies who carried the insurance
on the buildings recently burneti
in this city believe the fire was
of incendiary origin, for the Na
tional Board of Underwriters has
offered a reward of $250 for the
arrest and conviction of the guilty
parties. , We would hate totbinlc
that fire was the result of a fire
bug, but if it was, it is to be
hoped the guilty will be ferreted
(out and, punished
i
I Our New
. ' Is in placQ .and dpjifig a
big business. Drop in
and sec it. '
We have a big stock of pianos . on hand and mean busi
ness. We have some rare bargains in used, and second hand
pianos. Come in and get prices.
I W. GRANTHAM.
The Check as a Record.
; It is often convenient to have a record of your busi
ness transactions. There are times" w"hen it is necessary
to refer, to a record. A check account gives a complete
record of your daily transactions. Your receipts ancTex
penditures are written down accurately in your bank
book. In addition, your check furnishes you a detailed
record. Our facilities for a checking account either
small or large are -profitable to everyone... A checking
account at this bank will be an advantage tb you.
risjs,,r
Public School Report
The past month Of school has
been one of good work and al
most no .disturbances. Two en
tertainments given by the grades
and. High school respectively
were done . in a way wort hy of
oraise-i; Health and weatner con
ditions throughout the year have
been favorable and the school
has every promise of closing its
last month's work without a
break. "
The per cent of attendance for
February was 93.4, for March
93. -Grades for past month,
March, are as follows: -
Miss Williams First Grade: .'
Highest average, Grace Opper
man 91; lowest 76; class S4.
Second Grade '
Highest average, Alma Ferris,
Priscella Wear 94; lowest 72;
class' 85.
Miss Justice Third grade:
Highest average, Helen Dively,
Theresa Blancbard, Joe Fra
zee, 93; lowest 72; Class 88.
Miss Roberts Fourth grade:
Highest average, Edna Dills
95: lowest 71; Class 87.
Miss Mapes Fifth grade:
Highest average, Hosee Ward,
' Ella Sikes, Pearl Riseling,
Gracie Frazee, 92; lowest 83;
class 88.
Sixth grade
TTifrliest average. Howard
Haines,' Blanch Hodson, 94;
lowest 85: class 90.
Miss Stallsmith Sixth' grade:
Highest average, Edna bulli
van 95; lowest 76; class 87:
Seventh grade ''
Highest average, Ruth- De
moss 96; lowest 82; class:88.
Miss Allen Seventh grade: '
Highest average, bcottie JNicn
ols, 93; lowest 76; class 87.
Eighth crrade:
L Highest average,' Roy Hartley,
95: lowest 77; class av.
Ninth-Grade-' ; '
Highest 'average, Nellie' Bib
'ens 94.2.' '
Tenth grade '
Highest average, Chester
Covey 96.7 j lowest 88.
91
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Fountain
The Baxter National Bank.
,v.riM jvr mi
Courteous Treatment
And prompt and as liberal accom
modation as . is consistent with
good banking is' what we promise
if you will place your account
with us. '
Our Methods
Are up : with-the -times,' and we
help our customers make a suc
cess of their business by taking
an: interest in,-, them.- Are you
getting such service now?
GEO. W. DAWDY
General Blacksmlthlng.
Horse Shoeing a specialty.
South of .Cooper's Store.
Skllrf & HUNTSBERGER,
Attorneys-at-Law.
Practice in all courts.
Office West Neosho Street.
E. H. CULLISON,
LAWYER.
Notary Public Abstracts of
. Title Examined.
Office in Daniels Block.
Eleventh grade
. Highest average, Ruth Barnes,
96; low.esf.83. - . v
' Dr.' EngjishV :.Ph6ne 198.
Ol.- Sparks was ' re-elected
mayoif of-Galena by a majority
in the neighborhood of four hun
dred, defeating Puckett.

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