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.... . BAXTER MEW VOLUME XXX BAXTER SPRINGS. CHEROKEE COUNTY. KANSAS. AUGUST 24, 1911. NUMBER 30 Sr. 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 ybu 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 of 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 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. I AM WATCHING FOR YOU. .Work called for and delivered in side of city limits. Let me fix that clock for you. See my line of Jewelry. Reddy's Drug Store. Noted Rupture Ex pert Here. Seeley, Who Fitted the Czar of Russia, Again at the Connor Hotel. P. H. Seeley of Chicago and Philadelphia, the noted truss ex pert, will be at the Connor hotel and will remain in Joplin Wed nesday and Thursday only, Aug. 30 and 31st. Mr. Seeley says: "The Spermatic Shield Trusr as now used and approved by the United States government will not only retain any case of rup ture perfectly, affording immed iate relief, but closes the open ing in 10 days on the average case." This instrument received the only award in England and in Spain, producing results with out surgery or harmful injec tions. Mr. Seeley has documen tary references from the United States government, Washington, D. C, for your inspection. All charity cases without charge, or if any interested call, he will be glad to show the truss without charge, or fit them if desired, Anyone ruptured should remem, ber the date and take advantai e of this unusual opportunity. An ordinary case of diarrhoea can, as a rule, be cured by a tingle dose of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. This remedy has no superior for bowel complaints. Fcr sale by all dealers. f4ore Prizes. In addition to the prize list published for A. H. T. A. Day, Mr. Kitchen, chairman of the special committee, tells us there will be other prizes offered. In tense interest is being taken in this feature, and it will prove to biff success. If it meets the an ticipations of the fellows who are pushing it, a move will be put on foot to make it an annual affair, and prehaps state headquarters will be established. If this is done, no doubt the future opera tions of the organization will be on a nuge scale, and will take more than a day to pull it off. It could be made an interstate affair, same as the reunion. Joe' Clary Coming. The Jamison Vaudeville Comp any, one of the best on the road, will be at the reunion, and be tween acts will have a specialty feature; it being a speech by Joe Clary, the fellow who was buried alive in a mine at Joplin a few weeks ago. Clary will make a speech entitled "How it Feels to be Buried Alive." The company phoned for a contract with the reunion on Sat urday of lasr wpplf. S Well digging and cleaning by Allen Bros., Baxter Springs. There will be airship flights every day at the Big Baxter Re union. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Fribley spent Sunday with relatives in Miami. Mrs. Mollie Cox of Brownwood, Texas., is here visiting her bro ther, Henry Horton. lne weatner last week was pretty hot, for sure, but it might have been hotter. Just think of that, wHl-ytJU? - ' - - Squire and Mrs. Hodgkins and Mrs. L. D. Hodgkins and child ren left last week for points in Idaho to visit relatives. They will be gone some time. Coglizer, the tent contractor, is on tne grounds and will be mighty busy man until the big reunion is over. He has a big force of men with him, however, and win put up tne tents in a hurry. That fine rain of last Monday night has put things in a fine shape for the big reunion. It was getting very dusty, and the heat was something fierce. Now all is changed. The dust is laid, and the temperature is bearable. A few days ago, while Charlie Collins and his family were en route to Denver from their ranch, in a big automobile, the machine tipped over and the entire family was pinned under the machine. Fortunately none of the family was nun padiy, out uoilins was bruised some. ' The weather the past ten days has been fine for the soda foun tain men. And that reminds us that we read in the Kansas City Star a short time ago that soda fountains are unknown in Eng land. Seems to us it would he a good idea for spme hustling Americans to go to England and go into the soda fountain busi ness. And speaking of matters and things, it it laid there Is not such a thing as a place in New York City where a dish of chilli can be bought Carry the news to John Payne and the Shutters bays. Homer Gil more, 19 years old, was arrested by Marshall Horton the other day on a charge of taking from Polster Bros.' store pocketbook containing about forty dollars, the property of Fay Green, who works on the section gang. The money was recovered and young Gilmore will have a preliminary hearing next Satur- day before Justice Jones, St. Mark's Church August 27 will be the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity. The Coif lect is: uO God, who declares Thy almighty power chiefly U showing mercy and pity; Merci fully grant unto us such a meas ure of Thy grace, that we, run ning the way of Thy command' ments, may obtain Thy gracious promises and be made partakers of Thy heavenly treasure, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen." The Epistle it from First Cor inthians 15:1-11. The Holy Gospel is from St. Luke 18:9-14. The Lectionary: Deuteronomy 4:1-21. St. Matthew 18:1-21. The Psalter: The 126th to the 131st Psalm. Hymns 388, 143 and 779. Services for the worship of Je hovah will be held in St. Mark's church, Bakter Springs, each Sunday evening at eight. Psalm 122:1. Christian Church. Come to the Christian church for communion service every Sun day at 11 o'clock. Sunday school at 10 a. m. Preaching on the first and third Sundays of every month. Subject for the first Sunday in September at 11 a. m. "Evidence of Pardon." 8 p. m. "Unpardonable Sin." Come and hear the special songs and ser mons. W. C. Willey, Pastor. The Frisco is going to render excellent service next week on account of the reunion. Special trains will run right into the grounds. Next week the farmer will have a market for every chicken, every pound of butter, every gallon of milk, all the fruit and vegetables he can spare, and at good prices. Is the big reunion appreciated as it should be? The News has not been up to its usual standard of excellence the last three or four weeks, but the News man has his hands full looking after the interests of the big reunion in the capa city of privilege manager. As soon as the reunion is over we will get things back into the first class stage again. Buffalo BUI And Pawnee Bill, with their shows, will be in Jop lin September 7. The writer is personally acquainted with both of these gentlemen. In private life Buffalo Bill is Col. W. F. Cody, and Pawnee Bill is Major Gordon W. Lillie. -Cody has a big ranch in the northwest and Lillie has a big ranch out near Pawnee, Okla., where he has lots of cattle and several hun dred head of buffaloes. He is also president of a bank at Paw nee. The big bills advertise that this is Cd,ys, farewell tour. me management oi tne re union has sent passes to all the newspaper boys in this section of country. The newspaper men, as a rule, have been might good to the reunion. And we want to assure- them right here and now that their good words are appreciated. It is not an easy matter, by any means, to pull off an affair as big as the Baxter Reunion, and it is only with the help of the newspaper boys, who, as a rule, are the best fellows in the world, that a suc cess can be made of anything. The News man was up to Ne vada, Mo., . last wek attending the reunion at that place. At the entrance gate is a sign read ing "A small toll of five cents is charged. All receipts go to the improvement of the park." And they charged an entrance for teams, too. And on top of all that the old soldiers have to pay for their tents. What are you kicking about, anyway? Don't jcu know wten yea axe well el? Everything Ready Everything is in readiness at Camp Logan for the Big Reun ion. The water system has been renovated and connected up, tne grounds nave been put in order, a new roof has been put on the speakers' stand, the tent contractor is on the grounds -with more than a thousand tents and in fact everything is ready. The reunion this year ought to be a big one, judging from the applications which have been made for accommodations. The old soldiers of the country have asked for more tents than for years, and the citizens have made heavy applications for place, too. The speakers have been se cured, notwithstanding Congress is still grinding away, and the amusements contracted for are of a high order. Get ready for a big time next week, for it is coming to you. Library Notice. The library will be closed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs day of reunion week. The Librarian. Mrs. W. J. Clinton is recover ing from an attack of appendi citis. The Carthage fair is going on this week, and the attendance is said to be large. Leslie Meyerding will run a jewelry and engraving stand at the Big Reunion. T. C. Weaver is home from a visit to points in Illinois, where he attended a reunion of his old refciment. h. W.Morris of Oklahoma City, wao Els been at the reunion with rl tfhss for the past nine years, will be here again this year. ' The hay men have certainly had a fine lot of weather for put ting up hay. But the price has been going off, and they mourn because thereof Edw. 0. Polster has gone west for the benefit of his health. He l . . - - ... . aas oeen in bad taealtn lor some time, and a change was neces sary. His many friends hope for him a speedy return to good health. Electric road matters are look ing up. The Chicago parties who have signified a willingness to furnish the money are getting ready to do so, as soon as some more preliminaries are attended to out at this end. The Anti Horse Thief people all over the country are making preparations to be here on Friday of reunion. The day will be full of interest, not only for the mem bers who participate, in the do ings, but to all who attend. ne Jf lttsburg reunion is go ing on this week, but the attend ance is hot what it should be. But Pittsburg never did have much of a reunion. There are too many factions in Pittsburg. People there do not pull together. Mrs. Theo Shutters has return ed home after a four weeks visit with relatives and frienda in Indiana, she reports a good time crops are fine and aa abundance of fruit goinsr to waste. Miss Oma Shutters returned with her to see the big reunion and to visit her brothers. There will be the biggest yield of corn in Cherokee county the county has ever had. We meas there will be more corn gathered. The yield may be light in some fields, but the total numbef of bushels is going to be large. Some of the fields, in fact most of them, are going to make big yields. There are a whole lot more weeds in town that ought to be cut before reunion. Have you' &ne your part. Lir. Citizen. Just a Few More Ot those fine hammocks for sale at low prices. All cut glass, silverware and china ware at 20 per cent discount for next 30 days. Come in vyhile bargains last. Wm. A. i The Baxter capital, S25.00Q-00 surplus, .5.000-00"' DEPOSITS 3 Per Cent Interest on Time Deposits, :::::::.: A WISE OLD OWL Said Shiftless Sam ; "It is easy enough to make money if you have money to make it with. I see chances every day to make money if I only had a little stake to start with, but a fellow that has no capital doesn't have a fair shake in this world." Said the Wise Old Owl : " You never will have a stake until you start. Stop your spending and try saving. Pinch out a little of your earning and start a bank account, no matter how small. Add to it. The longer you put it off the longer oppor tunity will give you the cold shoulder." Which one was right, Sam or the Owl ? r The Baxter State Bank o 0 0 b Pi M '6 o :::::::::: irocery rueaoparters 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 is kept neat, clean, appetizing. LOOK TO US FOS YOUR FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. When we sell you anything, it must Ftcis jour wait ta 197. JIM HAHMOTJ, Kisr. Rational Ban): GUARANTEED. be just as represented. That's fair enough, isn t it? . o Q O O ' "0 'o o 6 o o o o b' '