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The New Montgomery Ward & Co.
Building at A Kansas City Entire! Constructed of Concrete, Steel Fire-proof Throughout and Glass. We have a large business and many friends fa the West and Southwest We want more business. We want more friends. We want more business from old friends. m This we have merited by establishing a branch house in Kansas City, which saves you 460 miles of freight you formerly paid from Chicago, saves you both time and money. This saving will mean much to you in the course of a year's business, will mean more business for us, and, consequently, still lower prices in the future. KANSAS CITY is the Gateway to the Southwest Kansas City b one of the most favorably located commercial centers of the country. With its twenty railroad radiating in all direction, it U the natural diHtribnting point for a rich terri tory thousand! of square miles in area. Customers living in ail atatei west, northwest and southwest of Kansas City are now able to buy their supplies direct from our Kansas City branch, saving time, saving freight and money. Our onexoelled railroad facilities enable ns to load and unload several freight cars under eover at our owa platforms inside our new Kansas City building. Henoe we can serve onr hundreds of thousands of customers more quickly and cheaply now than ever before. This b Our Thirty-Eighth Year To those who have traded with us during our 87 years of successful business, no word of introduction Is necessary. To others, we wiah to say that the idea of doing business by means of a catalogue originated with Mr. Ward in 1872. Today our business extends over the entire world, and our Chicago WMIaj is said to be the Urgent in the world, while our Kansas City huiMinc is. ai von can iudire from the illustration above, one of the finest, handiest and most substantial buildings in the south west, and of ample size. We occupy the entire building and carry here a very large stock of goods, ready to fill your orders. Our goods are the actual quality claimed and are often better qualities than are obtainable outside of the largest cities. Our various machines, tools, implements, musical instrument, porting goods, electrical goods, etc, are standard make and tha name first quality goods that obtain higher prices in usual storea. We Save You From 10 to 60 on everything yon buy of ns, and this on goods of standard qual ity. If you have our latent large Catalogue, No. 77, take it down and send us an order. We are ready to fill same promptly and save yon considerable money on your purchase. If you have not a copy of our large No. 77 Catalogue, we will send you one L ee and prepaid on request. m mx Montgomery Ward & Co. Kansas City A V '7 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 and hides, and always pay every cent the market will afford. Phone us, No. 173, Baxter Springs, and we will call on you. Dr. Chas. M. Jones. . Dr. W. Sam Jones. Dr. F. L. McKinney Drs. Jones, Jones & McKinney. PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. AH calls answered day or night Phones Nos. 1, 151, 66. CHRONIC DISEASES A SPECIALTY. Resolutions. The following resolutions were adopted by the Knights and La dies of Security: Whereas, it has pleased our Heavenly Father to call from this world our brother, .Thomas G. Canaday, therefore, be it Resolved, that we, the mem bers of the Knights and. Ladies of Security, recognize in his death the loss of a faithful mem ber of our order, an honored and respected citizen, a business man of integrity, a devoted christian, and a useful member in the church, be it ' Resolved, that we express our most profound sympathy for the bereaved wife, daughter and rel atives, and we invoke the divine blessing and com fort of Almighty God to support them in their grief. V , . Resolved, that these resolutions be entered upon the record of our order; that they be published in our city papers, and that a copy be sent to the bereaved family. r R. W. Sell, J. D. Hog an, J. C. Cox, Committee. Resolutions. ' The following resolutions were adopted by the Baxter Brother hood April 27: Whereas, it has pleased our Heavenly Father to call from this world, Mr. Thomas G. Canaday, therefore, be it Resolved, that we, the members of the Baxter Brotherhood, recog nized in his death the loss of a faithful members of the Brother hooh, an honored and respeced citizen of our city, a business man of integrity, a christian man and useful member in the church; and be it . Resolved, that we express our heartfelt sympathy for the be reaved wife and daughter, and we invoke the blessings and com fort of God to support them in their grief. ' Resolved, that these resolu tions be entered upon the min utes of our meeting, that they be published in the papers of our city, and that a copy be sent to the bereaved family. C F. Johnson, A. J. Thompson, H. A. Mokiarty, Committee. Goods Mast bo Weighed. The new statute concerning weights and measures goes into effect this week and all people will receive absolute fairness in weights and measures. Every merchant will be required to weigh the goods as they go into his store, as well as when they go out. Every print or package of but ter must weigh sixteen ounces, avoirdupois, or have a statement of its net weight attached. Berries and other small fruits, whenever sold in boxes, shall con tain one dry quart or pint, unless the package is labeled with the net contents. All bread, with the exception of that which contains a greater part of rye or maize, shall be sold in whole, half and quarter loaves. Each whole loaf weigh ing two pounds, upon request, must be weighed in the presence of the purchaser. WE ARE Specialists in the monument busi ness and can furnish you a mon ument in any design in granite or marble that has all the desirable qualities for a monument-beauty, durability and color. We can make you a good monument at a reasonable price and respectfully solicit a share of your business. Let us figure with you. Columbus Marble Works, Ed. A. Jones, D. M. Jones, Salesman. Prop. $10 REWARD For evidence which will convict the party or parties who have been damaging the property of the Bax ter Telephone Company, by break log glaaa insulators or otherwise. B. W. Dow. Manager. FOR BARGAINS Watch the windows of the Baxter Paint and Wallpaper Co. The water system at Reunion park is being improved. During one of the sudden freezes last winter the pump down in the pumping plant was broken and damaged considerably, and it was deemed advisable to overhaul the entire plant and put it in good shape before it will be needed. The City Ccuncll. April 27, 1909. Council met in regular session, with Mayor Jonei presiding and all members of the council pres ent. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. . The petition of Joe Kelley et. al. for a lignt on South Military street was referred to the light committee. Bills were allowed and ordered paid as follows: W. C. Dills, sidewalk stub, $7.92. Decker & Chapman, sidewalk work, $32,44. G. Nichols, street commission er, pay roll, $5. Joe Kelley, helping city en gineer, $3.45. E. H. Cullison, legal work, $3.25. Albert Watson, work, with team, $9. W. M. Jones, for railing and work on sidewalk on North Mil itary street, $38.05. C. L. Opperman, postage for the year 1908, while city treas urer, $1. Water Company, water for sprinkling, $15. C. M. Jones, transportation for pauper $1.58. The bill of E. B. Morgan, $50, for services as counsel for the city in some damage cases, was referred to the committee on claims and accounts. The bid of Decker & Chapman, 38c per lineal foot, for the con crete curb and gutter to be built on Military street, was accepted. There were two other bids, but this bid was much the lower. A bond was ordered filed in the sum of $600, and the city attorney was told to draw a contract to be entered into by Decker & Chapman. The mayor appointed his com mittees as follows: Ways and Means Connor, w t iiaruey, narvey. Claims and Accounts Youse, Harvey, McAboy. Laws and Ordinances Hartley Connor, Nichols. Fire Harvey, Hartley, Mc Aboy. Streets and Alleys Harvey, Connor, Hartley. Police and License Nichols, Youse, Harvey. City Property McAboy, Youse Hartley. Cemetery Harvey, Connor, Hartley. Library McAboy, Connor, Youse. Light and Water Connor, Hartley, Nichols. Council then adjourned to meet Tuesday evening, May 4. Cherokee County lands to be sold to pay delln quent taxes. The county attorney has been directed by the commissioners to bring action to have all lands in the county, against which the county has a tax lien, sold to satisfy taxes do. Persons whose property has been sold for taxes can save costs by redeeming their lands within the next four weeks and before this action is brought. A. Shearer, D. M. Boyce, John Collins, Commissioners. Some sections of the country have suffered severe .damage within the past ten days from hail storms and winds,' but this section has passed through un scathed. For all of which we are truly thankful. An electric line project, backed by local people, is on tap in this city. It is very likely we will be able to tell the whole story with in a very short time. - The pro ject is to build a line from this city to Lincolnville, the line in this city beginning at the Frisco station. Considerable encourage ment has been met with and it may be that the project can be financed all right. OUTING DAYS ARE NEAR Have you planned jour sum mer trip? If not, let ns for nish yoiT our literature that may be of value in helping you to decide; whether it be Nearby Woods SoodIo Golorado Yellowstone California or Seattle we can give you some infor mation yon will appreciate. Ask for full information. C. C Carson, D. P. A., Joplin, Mo. . . Excursion Rates via DEGGS' CHERRY. C0UGfflre2SoajaJe.iat?5- SYRUP cores coasts tx4 Round trip fares $50 to Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, Cal. Account conven tion of the U. S. National Guard Assn (Los Angeles) May 17-19, 1909. Benevolent and Protective Or der of Elks (Los Angeles) July 11-17, 1909. National Encampment Grand' Armey of the Republic (Salt Lake. Utah. Auir. 9-14. 1909. Dates of sale May 6 to 13 June 1 and 2, June 24 to July 10 in clusive, July 27 to Aug. 6, 1909. Final return limit Oct 31, 1909. ing, D. C. Account National So ciety Daughters of the American Revolution April 17-24, 1909, Date of sales April 14, 15, 1909. Return limit April 28. 1909. C. S. Roberts, Agent, . Baxter Springs, Kas. , FARMERS' LIVERY, , FEED and SALE DARN, DtrJtRT A BE ATTIC, Prop to. Good Rigs, Careful Drivers, Best of Service, Reasonable Rates. Hones and K'ulss Bought and Sold. Street's Old Stand, East of Baxter National Bank, Baxter Springs, Ks. phonk set. CITY BRAY HUE, ED. COVEY, Proprietor Freight, Household Goods and ar tides of all kinds hauled at reas onable rates J. W. GOOE Groceries, Flour, Feed. Home Phone 88. Mutual L BAXTER LIVERY BARN. Oldest in the city. Established 30 years ago. Good service and I BISCHOFSBERGEK, Propu