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AXTE1R FUNG MEW BAXTER SPRINGS. CHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSAS. JUNE 8, 1911. VOLUME XXX p .:' i ! 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 Fiower 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 of the seed used. Our stock is fresh each season, and each variety is gath rA frnm nlant of established 4 WU f merit. Every kind of seed will be found in our assortment. There's a Reason , Why 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. MKYKRDIMQ I ir I AM WATCHING FOR YOU. . Bring that watch to me for re pairs. See my line of Jewelry. Reddy's Drug Store. Plumb Dinsmore Married, in Baxter Springs on June 1st, at 5 o'clockin the after noon, at the residence of Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Plumb, Elizabeth Hayes Plumb, daughter of the officiating clergyman and John Hamilton Dinsmore of Owaton na. Rev. C. A. Harris, pastor of the Presbyterian church, assist ing in the ceremany. The wedding was attended only by the near relatives and a few intimate friends of the bride and groom. 1738 Butters. On Friday eveningof last week there passed through this city en route to Kansas City from a point ncarQuanah, Texas, eleven car jroats. Truly it was a bie lot of butters. They averaged 153 to the car. Important Notice Those knowing themselves in vuKtd in the State Line Stock Farm for colts are asked to settle on or before July 1, 1911. W. A. Douthit, Prop'r. Corn For Sale, 50c At Abrams' ranch, just west of Snnn-side. About 2.000 bushels mt nr bu. at crib. Good scales. " 1 r. Tnm TTarVwood left Mon MltB vtt " 3 r, fnr Wnf worth. Gay ujuiuiuk - Mo., to join her husband, who is interested in the mining business there. The pews at St. Mark's church, Paiter Springs, have been rear- .a Tcfad nf two &isle the pews have been so placed as to make but one aisle-in the center i .t. ,,rU more churchlv. Vultu to Other improvements are contem plated. ' Since the first of the rear over $100 has been spent in A' D" C' Dead" Baxter Springs Loses a Good Citizen. A. D. C. Harvey, a. citizen of Baxter Springs since 18S3, died at his home on Murray street at 6 o'clock Tuesday morning, fol lowing a long illness. Deceased was born in Scot land in 1835, and when only one year old came with his parents to this country. They settled in Ohio, but afterward moved to Indiana, where Mr. Harvey grew to Tnanhood, married and ac quired a competence. He came to Baxter Springs in 1883 and engaged in the furniture busi ness. In a few years he retired from the active management of the business, putting his son, A. L., in charge. Mr. Harvey was by profession a civil engineer, and for many years served the city engineer. He has also served the city on the council and as mayor. Hp 1pvps a wife and three children to mourn his death. Thev are A. L. and W. S. Har vey of this city and Mrs. Ella Jackson of Cabool, Mo. All of them were present when the end came, lie also had tnree oroin- ers. Mr. Harvey had just com pleted a fine home on Murray street, and only a Jew days be fore his death was moved to it. TTp was a fine man. a erood husband and an indulgent par ent. All in all, he was a( good citizen. Fiinpral services will be held at the home today (Thursday) . . a . t after winch interment win De mad in the Baxter cemeterv. The city officials will attend in a body. Flag Day June 14. The American Flag Associa tion has issued the following ap peal for a general observance of Fag Day on June 14: "We respectfully appeal to the President of the United States of America, to the governors of all the states of our land, and to the mavors of each American city, to herald the coming and celebra tion of Flag Day, June 14, 1911 hv nroclamation: we call upon every public officer, every teach er of the youth of our country, the editors of all newspapers, the daily instructors of the youth of our land, to call public attention, to arouse enthusiasm, and to pro vide for oubhc exercises and gen eral celebration of the day. We earnestly exhort our citizens to inin in making Flair Day an event, and its celebration in 1911, a ceneral event. Let us, lrom one end of our land to the other, fling the stars and stripes to the breeze on June 14, 1911. May it irreet the risiner and salute the setting sun, and float all day long from every church edifice, school and building, public and nrivate and however humble, through the entire land." In order to be right in line with the above. I. Chas. M. Jones, mayor of Baxter Springs, Kansas, respectfully ask that the deas mentioned above be cameo out in this city. Cbas. M. Jones, Mayor. St. Mark's Church. June 11th will be Trinity Sun day. The collect is: Almighty and everlasting God, who hast given unto us Thy servants grace by the confession or a true iaitii to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity and in the power of the Divine Majesty to worship the unitv: we beseech 1 hee that Thou wouldst keep us steadfast in this faith and evermore de fend us from all adversities, who livest and reigneth, one God, world without end. Amen." The portion of Holy Scripture appointed for the Epistle is taken from Revolation 4: "Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power;' for Thou hast created all things and for Thy pleasure they are and were created." The Holy Gospel is from St. John 3: "Jesus answered, 'veri ly, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of uod. Services for the worhip of Al min-htv God accordincr to the Bi Me and the Book of Common Prayer will be held in St. Mark's church. Baxter Springs, on bun Hit even in it at 8. Psalm 122: 1. Dr. English. These 1S3. A Big Store. Polster Bros. New Store About Ready for Occupancy A Big Line of Goods Will be Carried. In 1S67 John Polster opened up a mercantile establishment in this citv. It was a small store, tn hp sure, as all stores were in those davs. but it did business, and made money. Mr. Polster died in the seventies, and his familv carried on the business. It afterward was taken in charge hr John T.. a son. and when his brothers. E. G. and C. F. were older they became associated with him. The business from its start bv the father was carried on in a frame building, which is remembered by a great many people of this city and vicinity. After awhile it was decided to move the frame building and put up a brick store building. This was done, and the new building was 25 feet wide. This soon be came too small and a larger building was put up. This was a nice building, and the boys were doing a nice business. But on the morning of March 7, 1909, fire broke out in the drug store of Campbell Bros, to the south of them, and not only burned the drug store; but the Polster hotel, and Polster Bros.' store were al so destroyed. Not daunted in the least the boys took their goods, practically all of which were saved from the flames, and rented a couple of rooms and con tinued business one of the rooms being used for the men's store, and the other for the ladies store. They held their trade and planned for the future. In a few days, now, they will move into the finest store room in the county, built especially fnr their lines. The new room is 75x100 feet, and is fitted up in La modern way, with modern fur niture; it is well lighted, and will contain all modern conven iences not only for merchandis ing, but for the patrons. ' The south side of the new store will be used for the men's lines of goods. Clothing, shoes, hats, underwear, ties, in fact it will be a ceneral haberdashery. All the fixtures will be up-to-date. The ladies' section, or rather the middle part of the store, will he used for drv goods, piece goods, misses,' ladies' and child ren's shoes, ribbons, and every thing of a nature to interest the women. An immense hosiery section will occupy the front part of the middle section. In the middle section, where will be kept the dry goods, the shelving has been built along late lines, l. e. it is not high, like the old time shelving, but the base shelf is only about twelve inches from the floor, and it is deep, so goods can be put in endwise. The shoes will not be kept on shelves, but will be in Innhle cabinets, back to back. In this way it is easier to take care of stock, and the goods are easier shown. Over in the men s section the hats will be kept in a long rod- ded case, and not in boxes, as is the old way. : In the north part of the build ing will be a variety section, where will be kept everything llv carried bv racket stores. In this department will also be found trunks, sewing machines, washing machines, iron and brass beds, springs, mattresses, curtains, shades, wallpaper, paints, carpets, rugs, garden tools. A nice line of millinery will be put in, and a special place will be set apart for it. A candy department will be in the building also; and also a line of perfumes and toilet arti cles, including rubber goods, soaps, creams, powders, etc There will be a men's dressing room, with lavatory, for the use of all people, whether they buy goods or not, and the ladies will have a rest room wittf lavatory. In the rear of the room a bal cony has been built for the cashier, and a cash carrier sys tem will be installed. All thrnun-h the fixtures are sanitary, in that they ire off the floor so that sweeping can be done under them. A big lot of fine floor casehave been bought and will be used for the display of such lines as are usually car ried in show cases. Other lines of goods to be car ried will be a big stock of jtw- elry, also aluminum ware of all kinds. There will be a hard ware department, too. The firm is figuring on -putting in a soda fountain, but as the season is late already it will not be put in at this time. The room is the largest in Cherokee county, as we said be fore, and is certainly a credit to the city. The boys expect to be in the new room by the next Booster day. It is only a question of catching up the odds and ends, now, and carpenters are working long hours to get things done as soon as possible. The room will be lighted with 12 big gas arcs, and will be as light as day. Outside there will be three gas arcs. The store will be a regular de partment store, and it is the in tention of the proprietors to keep it right up to the minute with goods the people want. We believe it is a safe asser tion to make that it will be the aicest store for a town the size of Baxter Springs anywhere in the state, or surrounding states. Another Bad One. Geo. Hope, From Texas, Steals Watch, Knife and Other Things From Geo. Schmidt. A couole of weeks ago a young fellow named Geo. Hope arrived here from Texas, and having nothing to do, some people busied themselves and got him a job out on Geo. Schmidts farm, northwest of town. The boy, (he says he is 18 years old; did very well, and Mr. acumiui rather liked him. However, a few days afterward Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt drove over to Galena, leaving the boy at the place. When they got home he was gone, and upon investigation Mr. Schmidt found that his watch was gone, too, and a good knite, some clothing and other articles. He apprised the omcers ot tne turn affairs had taken, and a search was made for the boy. He was found in Columbus, and was arrested. Being brought to this city he was arraigned before Jus tice Jones, and committed to the county jail. The next kid who worjes ior Geo. Schmidt will have to bring lone string of recommenda tions and references. Will Build Distillery. Joplin People to Build a Distillery Just East of Galena. Big Jasper county is to have an other distillery. It is to be built just east of Galena, just across the state line and in Jasper county, Mo. The distillery is to be built by Joplin people, and will, we understand, have quite a large capacity. A contract has been let for a-deep well, and surveying has been done for the buildings. ' And thu will another means of getting something to drink be brought very near to the door of Kansans. . M. E. Church. Sunday June 11, Childrens Day Services 11 a. m. A splen did program will be rendered. The Sunday School at the usual hour 9:45. , ,. , Miss Minnie Pike of Fisk Training School, Kansas City will spend a week visiting Rev. r,A fru Phnades. Miss Pike is a Deaconess, and is one of the teachers in the school for Dea conesses. She will speak Sun- day evening, no conecuon. The M. E. Sunday school win unTA it. nimie at the Reunion grounds Friday, June 16. Please , . m Jl - , remember the aaic, ana arrange to go. , Lavn Social. The ladies-of St. Mark's Epis copal church will give a lawn social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John I. Cooper tm East Sheridan street this (Thursday) evening, and you are invited.. It is a pleasant place to spend the evening, and the ice cream is go ing to be mighty good. "Corn is looking remarkably well, considering the weather this section of the footstool has teca rtccmnj lately. This Hot Weather of course turns you toward Ice Cream and Cold Drinks. Don't forget that at our place of business you can get these things, and they will be of the best. . . 'For your edification, education, pleasure and comfort we carry all the latest MAGAZINES AND PERIODICALS. 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. Te Baxter i CAPITAL, - SURPLUS, 5.000-00 DEPOSITS GUARANTEED. J Per Cent Interest on Time Deposits, :o:o:o:d:o:: o o The Baxter State Bank Baxter Springs, Kansas. CAPITAL 25.000. DEPOSITS GUARANTEED BY THE BANK DEPOSITORS GUARANTY FUND OF THE STATE OF KANSAS. b o ' 0 ' Pi 3 PER CENT INTEREST ON TIME DEPOSITS. o ::::::::: 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 15 A SANITARY STORE, TOO. Everything is kept neat, clean, appetizing. LOOK TO US FOR YOUR FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. When we sell you anything, it must be just as represented. That's fair enough, isn't it? Fto5 your wants to 197. Jlhl HARMON, Hor-tr. . M 2 national Bant 5.O0O.0O i O O b P. b b b 'P. b b P: o utifying the church."