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BAXTER MEW VOLUME XXX BAXTER SPRINGS. CHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSAS. MAY 4, 1911. NUMBER 14 A. J. Thompson, D. D. S. Phones 261 and 90. phone It's time to Plant If you expect pretty flowers and choice vegetables this season. If you have not decided on what to plant we would be pleased to show you our assortment of Flower and Garden Seed. We no doubt can assist you in making a selection. The garden or flower bed depends for its sue cess on the quality ot the seed used. Our stock is fresh each season, and each variety is gath ered from plants of established merit Every kind of seed will be found in our assortment There's a Reason Whv our business has doubled trebled quadrupled and you do not Have to be a college graduate to figure it out. We simply "make good." Dent's Cash Grocery Phone No. 5. For food things to eat 259. Pkbkticb & Co. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Micheneron Saturday, April 29, a son. We understand the Baptists are going to try to build a place of worship in this city. Mrs. Lou Cardin and Mrs. Joe Vincent visited their sister, Mrs Rowe, in Columbus Monday. What has become of the idea of cleaning up the trash? This is a matter that should not be overlooked. .4' I AM WATCHING FOR YOU. Bring that watch to Ae for re pairs. See my line of Jewelry. Reddy's Drug Stcre. For Aged Peiple. Old Folks Should bt Careful , in Their Selection c Regu lative MedicinA We have a safe, dependable and altogether ideal renedy tbat is oarticularlv adaptd to the requirements of aged people and persons of weak costitutions who suffer from constpation or other bowel disorders. We are so certain that it wil relieve these complaints and gi e absol ute satisfaction in everj particu lar that we offer it witLour per sonal guarantee that it shall met the user nothing f it fails to substantiate our clahs. This remedT is called Rtxil Order lies. Rexall Orderlies havi a sooth ing, healing, strengtheing, ton ic and tegulative actionapon the hftwels. Thev remove ll irrita tion, dryness, soreness nd weak neas. TheT restore te bowels and associate organs, to more vigorous and health activity. They are eaten like endy, may be taken at any time vithout in convenience, do not:ause any griping, nausea, diafcoea, ex cessive looseness, flailence or other disagreeable efct. Price 25c and 10c Sold tlj at our storeThe Rexail Src M. E. Redlj. - For Sale A fiveoom house, corner of Lincoln and North streets, 100-feet ftd, house in extra good conditii, gas, city water and cistern vier in bouse, property under goofence. Price C1.C0O, half down, xr.s en' tal- Wanted 10,000 bushels o corn at 45c per bushel. Will buy in car load lots at Quapaw. Baxter Mill & Elevator. Dr. J. W. Morrow, who has been here for the past three weeks visiting his brother, T. J. Morrow, left this week for his home in Portland, Oregon. A couple of peripatetic Ital ians with a performing bear were in Baxter Springs Tuesday. They put on a show on Military street, much to the delight of the crowd. J. J. Fribley has just finished a- nice addition to his Military street property. He has moved into the property, and is now filling the yard and getting ready to build walks. This is the last week of school, and the kids are happy. The graduating class is not big this year, having only four members, Misses Mabel Rumtnel, Lizzie Fehrenback, Hazel Goodwin and Ninella Norman. Juocal news is as scarce as hen's teeth this week. We could launch into a defense of Presi dent Taft's ideas on reciprocity with Canada, but iearing that we might get into deep water and not know how to get out we will just stay out. We are satis fied the water is fine, however. The new Episcopal church at Joplin, St. Philip's, is nearing completion, and will be dedicated in a short time by, Bishop Mills- paugh. The new edifice is a fine one, and will be when completed one of the nicest in Southwest Missouri. Rev. C. A. Weed is the rector in charge of St. Phil ip s. lie used to nave a charge of the parish here. Mrs. N. A. Christolear, an aged and highly respected lady, died at her home in the north part of the city on Tuesday morn ing of this week. She had been an invalid for years, and a short i time ago was stricken with pneu monia. Ueing weak and in an enfeebled condition she could not withstand the ravages of the disease. Mrs. Christolear was, we understand, quite -well-to-do. The big rain of last Saturday night and Sunday was a fine thing for this section of country. wheat and oats needed rain bad y, and the corn need rain to bring it up. The rain was a heavy one, ana will go a long way toward making the wheat and oats crop. Grass was bene fited, too. Stock ponds were re piemsnea, ana everything was helped. ' Marion Dungan, St. Mark's Church. May 7 is the third Sunday after Easter in the church calen dar. The collect is "Almighty God, who showest to them who are in error the light of Thy truth, to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness: errant unto all those who are admitted into the fellowship of Christ's religion, that they may avoid those things Don't Forget Date. Saturday, May 13, Will J Boos ter Day in Baxter Springs. Saturday. May 13, will be Booster Day in Baxter Springs, and the way we understand the program of events to take place is that every up-to-date merchant k Baxter Springs is going to make leaders for the day. As AJ LA. V LAA that are contrary to their profes- we understand it, one merchant mm I i I sion ana toiiow an sucn inings win maice a leaaer oi some ar as are agreeable to the same; tide and some other merchant i through our Lord Jesus Christ, leader of some other article, and Amen." so on down the line. In this The Epistle is from 1 St. Peter way it will be possible for the 2: For so is the will of God, merchants to get the business that with well doing ye may put distributed around over town, to silence the ignorance of fool and all do a big business, and at ish men." the same time give genuine bar- The Holy Gospel is from St. gains. And bargains are what John 10: Your joy no man the ordinary man or woman is taketh from you." hunting in this day and age. Service for the worship of AM Booster Days in Baxter Springs mighty God according to the are good for various things. One Book of Common Prayer and the of the most pleasing things about Bible will be' held in St. Mark's a Booster Day is that it brings church in Baxter Springs, Sun- a big lot of people together, and day evening at 8 o'clock. makes a sort of reunion for them. You are specially invited to I They have a chance to meet new these reverent services. Each people, renew old acquaintance, one is asked to take part in the and have a general social and evening prayer. The church is good time. for all those who are struggling We trust there will be a big toward God in spite of the sins lot of live stock and othr nmn. us. lertv brought in on Hi a, mm - w tton't be Fooled by a lot of claptrap about cheap pianos, organs, phono graphs and talking machines, but come to us. We will sell you these instruments just as cheap if not cheaper than the other fellow, and our terms are SCANDALOUSLY EASY. Speaking of winter and other things, don't forget that HOT CHOCOLATE is both invigorating and warming. For your edification, education, pleasure and comfort we carry all the latest MAGAZINES AND PERIODICALS. i s ft J. W. GRANTHAM. Headquarters for things that please. - ( P. S. No matter what has happened to the other fellow, you can get wholesome drinks at our fountain. which do so easily beset Blessed are the merciful! Pay Your Dog Tax. Notice is hereby given that if l he crowd will be very large if the weather is good, and the ser vices of auctioneers will be pro vided free of charge. It will not met ttl ABH nf Um 4Via rrt An To ',A I w"-v I.UV. tlUfClljT f Ha nrcr will Ha imnnntiriAi ai I . after is held three days it will be killed. If the dog is impounded there will be a fee ot fifty cents charged in addition to the license due on the dog. If you want to save your dog, get a tag from either the city clerk or the undersigned. Henry Horton, City Marshal. Honors to Baxter. Miss Swannie Smith, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Cbas. L. On the back page of this paper will be found a list of the prizes to be given away, and it costs you nothing to get a chance on them. Don't .forget the date. Come to Baxter Springs on Saturday, May 13. May Weather. May will be noted for its sud den changes in temperature. Vegetation will make rapid and satisfactory progress. 1st to 2d bmith of this city, is attending clearing, 3d to 4th pleasant, 5th the county high school at Col- to 6th hot and sultry, 7th to 8th umbus, and on Monday of last thunder storms, 9th to 10th very week she phoned her parents pleasant. On the 11th a hot that the honors of salutatorian wave will advance from the Pa of the 1911 graduating class cific coast. 12th to 13th hot and had been accorded her. sultry. 14th to 15th showers. And the Smith family is all 16th to 17th pleasant. On the swelled up in consequence. 18th a storm will advance from tliA Pacific -met IQth n 'YAtl. L WSS LOnrirmeU. showers, 2lst to 22d pleasant, to 74th warm and rlnnriv. T..i f.-n v. r il. J! I w--,, . , . . - I VSU 4UC WtU m DIVI Ul Will tUlkUWC cese or nansas, was in tnis city woo was a heavy loser in the cyclone which swept over the country west and northwest of here, was made to eel the good qualities of his neighbors last week. Mr. Dun gan lives about a mile northeast of Melrose, and lost his house, barn, implements, and in fact everything he had except his and. Last week about thirty of the good people of that locality got together and plowed his corn ground, harrowed and disked it, and planted it for him. That is what might be called true chris- unity. IIow cany socaIIc3 on Monday evening of this week and confirmed a class at St. Mark s church. At the present time Bishop Millspaugh has charge of the Missouri diocese, and will continue in charge until a new bishop is chosen for Missouri. Dr. David B. Morgan The celebrated veterinary sur geon and dentist, will be at the Bischofsberger barn in this city Wednesday, May 10, for that day only. Be sure and see him at that time. On Tuesday night of last week, after the folks had gone to bed, the friends and neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Sparlin, to' the from the Mississippi valley. 26th to 27th thunder storms, 28th to 29th cold wave, 30th to 31st warm and pleasant. Attention Baptists All members of the First Bap tist Church of Baxter Springs and all other Baptists in or near Baxter are requested to attend a meeting to be held at the resi dence of G. E. Rucker on Mon day evening, May 8, at 7:30. This organization has been maintained for years, but has not had sufficient strength to do much work. This meeting will be for the purpose of finding out how many Baptists there are and to formu late a plan of action if sufficient number of about one hundred strength should be shown. ana tweniy-nve, came to ineir Every one interested be sure farm home four miles west of and come. R. O. Thomas, this city, and gave them a fare- J. H. Ballard, well party, as they are going to G. E. Ruckbx. move into town on Friday of this week. There were twenty two families represented at the party, and every family brought along something to eat, and in the eatables were twenty-two cakes, to say nothingof the num erous other good edibles. The self-invited , guests stayed until a late Hour. But they bad a Co3 tine vrhV.z there. Ju:t t .t Mr. and Mrs. C. C Sparlin of Springvalley will move to town on Friday Of this week. -They have bought the Fribley place on River street. Ed. Swalley is having a deep well drilled on his place west of town. He has grown tired of be ing short of water, and is deter- r'r.ri to ?- tffr rlrrty cf it. pile Baxter national BaBl; CAPITAL, surplus, DEPOSITS GUARANTEED. 3 Per Cent Interest on Time Deposits. I mil i i hi mi i ti lit ii t - :o:o:o::o:::::::::ai:::o:o:o:p. p. Q 0 ' o 0 d ' o o o The Baxter State Bank Baxter Springs, Kansas. CAPITAL DEPOSITS GUARANTEED BY THE BANK DEPOSITORS GUARANTY FUND OF THE STATE OF KANSAS. 3 PER CENT INTEREST ON TIME DEPOSITS. P. 9 o I o b 8 t t 1 8 Q :o:o:o::::o::::::o:o::o:o::o:o:o:cP. Grocery Headquarters -is at. Cooper's. Everything in the way of eatables, and all first class. We are after your business,' and if the best of everything, sold right, will get it, it's ours. OURS IS A SANITARY 'STORE, TOO. Everything ii kept neat, dean, appetizing. LOOK TO US FOR YOUR FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. When we sell you anything, it must be just as represented. Tilt's - fair enoch. isn t it? r I?! v."