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Baxter Springs news. [volume] (Baxter Springs, Kan.) 1882-1919, October 03, 1912, Image 1

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Off For Texas.
When the Standard Land Co
train left yesterday, S. W. Cog
lizer, the agent, had with him
the following: Mr. and Mrs.
James Fallis of Joolin. Mr. and
Mrs. Wi B. Fallis, son and
daughter of Kansas City, M. h
Zrnn of Pittsburg and E. S. Black
well of Joplln. All go to buy
and at San Juan and McAllen
the best lands in the Rio Grande
Vallev. James Fallis went down
when Thompson and Rummel
went in May, and bought land.
W. N. Love has an adv. in this
Tom Lee's grocery stock is all
new and fresh. Call phone 252
for anything in the grocery line.
TheXadies of the Presbyterian
chnrch will give a bake Satur
day, Oct. 5, at Grace Perkins'
Art store.
The Ladies Aid of the Presby
terian church will meet this
(Thursday) afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Sullivan.
Notice to farmers having wheat
to sell. This is to notify you,
that we can not receive wheat at
Baxter, testing under 57 pounds
until further notice.
Willard Bros.
M. Duff has lost three head of
horses lately, last week in fact.
B. Welch also lost a good mare.
The horses were not sick, but
died in a few moments after lying
Frank Brady, candidate for
congress will be in Baxter Springs
the same day the big A. H. T. A.
doings will be held, and he will
make a speech. If you want to
see and bear the man who is go
ing to get Phi, Campbell's scalp,
come to town on that day. His
speech will not be political that
day, but you will have.the oppor
tunity of meeting and talking
with him, and you will like him,
' too.
Certainly the present city ad
- ministration is doing a lot of good
work. A lot of good street cross
ings are being 'put in, anda lot
of other street work is beingctone.
When the M. O..G. is completed
a lot more street work will be
necessary, especially on the
streets which the M. 0. G.
crosses. The grade of the .new
road is away above some of the
streets, and a lot of fills will have
to be made. Then, too, very
likely the city will order some
nice new walks to the new depot,
which, by the way, will be a very
handsome building.
The proposition to vote a lot
of bonds down in Ottawa county
for the purpose or Dunging some
twi r trpQ an A also for the buving
of two toll bridges was voted on
last Saturday ana aeieatea. ,toi
a very full vote was polled, but
the majoritv against the bonds
was a couple of hundred. Afton
and the south part of the county
voted almost solidly against the
bonds. The proposition would
have carried, however, if it had
not been for the knockers in the
county seat town of Miami. Mi
ami has some people within her
borders that seem to lack sense
than any town we know of. The
building of a lot of bridges in
Ottawa county would mean a
great deal to Miami, but the
hmmer club in that town was
out in full force, and got in its
Successor' to Dr. Thompson.
" for good and wholesome food.
Prompt attention
Quick delivery.
.Phone 251 for Groceries Flour,
Feed and Other Good Taints,
Yes, it takes a little more gas
in cool weather.
Mrs. Cbas.L. Smith visited in
Joplin Tuesday.
Mrs. L. M. Perkins visited in
Galena last Friday.
Dr. N. A. Bailey, Osteopathic
Physician. Phone 25.
Buy your fertilizer of the Bax
ter Mill and Elevator.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Morrow
have returned to Kansas City.
The M. O. G. is causing the
telephone company to raise a lot
of its lines. S
Miss Nellie Weaver spent the
week end with Miss Golden Nee
land in Galena.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kennedy of
Galena fook dinner at the New
Smith, Monday.
Will Gregory is building a
large addition to his home on
East Cedar street.
Mrs. F.M.Perkins, Miss Grace
Perkins, and Miss Pearl Mullen
visited in Joplin last week.
Don't forget that Hoods carry
the most complete line of gas
and coal stoves in the country.
Will Apple was' up from Qua
paw the fore part of the week to
see his brother, Walter, who is
Walt Apple-is still a very sick
man, his fever still being at a
high stage. He has had fever
for more than 30 days.
All members of the "As You
Like It" Club, who wish to enroll
for another vear. will meet at the
Library Oct. 7, at 2 p. m.
The second cutting of hay is
going to yt mighty light this
year. The dry weather did not
make a very heavy growth for
second cutting.
The Ladies Aid Society of the
M. E. church will serve dinner
on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Has-
kett. building, beginning at
eleven o'clock. Everybody in
Mrs. John Hackwood and chil
dren left Saturday night for Col
orado, where Mr. Hackwood is
engaged in mining. Mrs. Tom
Hackwood accompanied them as
far as Kansas City.
Mrs. Hutrh Moore and chil
dren of Union Springs, Ala.,
who havetaen visiting relatives
and friends here for several weeks,
have gone to Kansas City to vis
it before returningirome.
Governor Stubbs has refused
to honor a requisition for Luther
Grazier, who, it is alleged, made
affidavit that the girl he married
is18 years of age. The girl says
she told Tuther she was 18 years
of age. '
Wo have sold out an entire car
of Weber Wagons in the past
three weeks and another car is
en route. If you want the best
wagon that runs on wheels buy
the wagon the people are buying
-the Weber. Hood sells 'em.
Jim Robinson. A. Scott Thomp
son, Geo. Coleman and Ralph
Tuthill, all of Miamle, haa busir
ness in Baxter Monday. After
dinner at the New Smith, one of
the party remarked that Miami
just had to have a new hotel
that the New Smith is just like a
city hotel first class.
'of course, bad sloppy weather
has not yet set in, but it will be
fore long, and then people are
going to appreciate the new
walks and street crossings which
the city administration has had
put in. Basides, the streets of
the city are in much better condi
tion than usual at this time of
year. Let the good work go on
lots of it. ' - .
J. TOi Cooeland. of Dayton.
Ohio purchased a bottle of Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy tor nis
boy who had a cold, and before
the bottle was all -used the boy's
cold was cone. Is that not better
than to pay a five dollar doctor's
bill? For sale by All Dealer.
Oct; I2,jlie Date.
On That Day The town Will Be
Filled With The Antfs.
One week from next Saturday,
or to be exact, Saturday, Oct. 12,
the town of Baxter Springs will
be filled to overflowing with
members of the Anti-Horse Thief
Association. No, they are not
coming to plan the capture of a
horse thief, neither are they go
ing to hold a contention here.
They are going to have a sort of
reunion, coupled with a very in
teresting program, and a big
basket dinner. There will be
contests of different kinds, speech
making', drills, and a big parade.
The committee having the matter
in hand have worked hard, and
assurances of a big crowd have
been received.
Hon. F. M. Brady of. Oswego
will make a speech along A. H.
T. A. lines, and Col. L. C. Hock
er of Springvalley will also de
liver an address.
A list ayproximating 100 prizes
will be given for different feat
ures. The list will be published
in these columns next week.
' There will be a tug of war,
foot races, sack races, peanut
races, and a big lot of the human
race in Baxter Springs. Make
your arrangements to be here,
and you will have the time of
your life.
Baxter Springs expects you to
come and partake Of her hospital
ity. Prizes for the Antis
The Hood Implement Co. offers
the following prizes for A. H. T.
A. Day, Saturday, Oct. 12:
Dining room heating stove
(coal) worth $6.50, for the Anti
with youngest baby.
Wonder washing macnine,
worth $8, for the lightest weight
wife of an. Anti. . Husband must
accompany her.
Pair best leather baiters, your
choice of our stock, worth $3.70,
for the heaviest draft team,
owned by anybody.
Hoods will carry Ford automo
biles in Baxter Springs. If you
are wanting a car that has abso
lute! v made cood. price and
quality considered, buy what one
third of all the automobile pur
chasers in the United States
have bought in the past twelve
months, which is the Ford. The
Ford output during the 1912
season numbered -upwards of
75,000 machines. There has
been in the neighborhood of 145
PTird machines sold in Joplin
alone this year, which is more
than all the rest combined sold
in that town.
Ti ta of the country are
A W VW -
turning toward Baxter Springs
again. The building of the M.
O. U. into tms. city set peopie
over the country to talking, and
that big mineral is being found
just west of the city, more talk is
being indulged in. ui. xouse
builded better than he knew when
of town; The Joplin operators
are daily visiting the scene'of the
strike, and are after leases. 01
is making his terms for. leases
rt liberal and this Will result
in quick development and steady
operation. Tbe tact tnai sucn
men as Chapman & Lennon and
01. Sparks are taking leases from
Mr. Youse augurs well for.Baxter
Springs, , and insures quick de
velopment of the new find. ( The
people, of Baxter Springs must
see to it that a good road is' made
out to the new district, and that
soon The haul to the railroad
will be five miles, and a -good
hard road is going tp be ,y?ry
necessary. , , . " i . .
Accordin g to press reports, the
Quapaw Ga? Company, which is
the company that sella gas to the
Baxter Gas Company, has sold
out. lock, stock and barrel to a
new company. The new . com
pany, it is believed, is headed by
Henry L. Doherty.of the Empire
District Electric Company;
Farm help is veryscarce now.
Lo&feri are rather scarce, too. '
The season for kodaking is now here.
We have a full and complete stock of everything (J
: made by the Eastman Kodak Co.
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sCome in and let ns show yon how easy it is to
take and make pictures.
We, will sell you an outfit on very easy payments. J
:j. w. grant.!
Pianos, Organs, Kodaks, Phonographs.
The j Baxter
National Bari'k
v5t- tfiprjfyr fjhhw &
" " ' TTe refer those Trio; have not'-haalcit-';;iiriih .us
' to those who II A VB. Wo are here to merre our
pattxtnsi and are xrillihg, at an timei to 'advise
those who need help 'or advice. u .go to the
doctor when you areM, you gro tojhe lawyer to
' miraighten out your, legal difficulties j when you
are "in i financial perplexity why not go to the
' BA2SIC? y The bankeris the one man who gives hla
advice free and cheerfully.
, : : i jfr Do yo Uic oaniang wi in a a.
The Baxter
Sick headache is caused by a
disordered stomach. Take Cham
berlain's Tablets and correct that
and the headaches will disappear.
For sale by All Dealers.
State Bank.
LT D. Brewster is building an
other big barn on the site of tbe
one burned a few weeks ago, and
also on the site of the one which
burned before that.
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