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a XJ.li r' - .,5 BAXTER SPRINGS. CHEROKEE COUNTY. KANSAS, OCTOBER 31, 1912. NUMBER 40 VOLUME XXX UJf i 1 '.I ,1. . 1 r :'i-.iJ-v 1 V ,. ; . .f7 PI Baxter Lyceum Course; I9I2-19I3. Meeting the request of some of the citizens of the town and filling a want, which was expressed to some connected with the school during the last year, we will this year have a Lyceum Course of four numbers. This talent is being furnished by the famous Redpath-Central Lyceum Bureau, of Kansas City, Mo. Some of the local people, with the aid of the field agent, picked the talent, who will give us the four numbers of our course. The numbers as chosn will give us a series of programs of variety and will be highly entertaining as well as cultural. In the four numbers there will be two musicals, one program of music and reading combined, one lecture and this is" to be entertaining as well as in structive. We appreciate the hearty co operation of (he school patrons in helping lis make the last school year so successful, and feel that every citizen wants this year the best in the school's history. We are depending ' on your help in making this course a success and if all work for the interest of higher education ' and better school privileges, there is no rea son why Baxter should not have a school system whose work will rank with the best in the state. Are you going to do your part? In a few days someone will ask you to buy a season ticket for this series, and remember that your aid is needed in this work. The price for all four numbers is only $1.00. Single admission to ach number will be 50c You can not afford to miss this series; be sure to buy a ticket and at tend each number. ONLY $1.00 for all four numbers. Watch This Paper For The Announcement Of The First Number. Mrs. Alichener Dead, Miss Jennie JftaerScofHwas born in Aberdeen, Scotland, July 22, 1859. Upon her marriage to Geo. F. Smith in 1875 she and her husband immediately came to the United States, settling at Union City, Indiana, where they lived until they came to Baxter Springs, Kansas, 24 years ago. Two children was the result of this union, a son, John, who died about sixteen years ago, and a daughter, Jennie, who sur vives her. Three years ago she was married to E. M. Micbener of this city. After a lingering illness and much suffering she passed away at Kansas City, on Saturday, Oct. 26. Those who knew the deceased best loved her most. She was a very fine woman, a consistent christian, and a good worker for. her church, the Presbyterian. ? he remains were . brought to this city, and after services Mon day afternoon, they were interred in the Baxter cemetery. The bereaved husband and daughter have the sympathy of the entire community. . School Notes. The organ at the High School has recently been repaired and tuned. .This is an improvement for the music of the school. Two months have now passed, concluding half the term - before Christmas. ' The work' has all been good, although the second mnnth showed imorovement over the first, owing to the interest of the pupils on account or me The Athenian Literary So- ciety held its first program, r ri day afternoon, the twenty-fifth. "solved. That the Immigration of Foreigners Should Not be Kesmcrea r rom iuc tt-:- Rt.Mw and n interest- UUivua , ... iug journal composed by Sybil Nichols and Vera Justice were the principal features. There is universal and wide soread regret in the United - States that the report of Jack Johnson being killed did not prove to be tr&e Geo.' Connor was here from Fontana Sunday to visit his children. Miss Reba Tuthill has gone to Los Angeles. Cal., to live. Her mother and sister are living At that place. Baxter won the football game at Galena last Sunday, the score being 13 to 0. A big crowd was in attendance. Mrs. Chas. Nichols and, son, Charles Alton, have returned to Independence, after a visit here with relatives. The G. A. R. and W. R. C. will give their quarterly dinner at their hall, Monday November 4. Everybody in ited. Will the weather be fair or otherwise in New York next Tuesday? Or will it make any difference, anyway? John M. Cooper and John I. Cooper went out to their lakes near the Neosho river Monday night and in a couple of hours killed thirty ducks. 'Pinafore", one of the -finest English cantatas will be present ed at the X)pera youse Friday evening, Nov. 8th Home talent. Tickets will be on sale at Grantham's. Miss Grace Thomas returned to her home in this city last Wednesday after a two months pleasure in the east. Miss Grace was accompanied b y Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Chambers of Oklahoma. Miss Nova Justice entertained several friends last Wednesday night for Miss Reba Tuthill who left that night for Los Angeles, Cal., to make her home. Cards were the diversion of the evening. Refreshments were served. Well, next Tuesday is the day. and from the present outlook it is verv likelv the Democrats are paint? to take everything in sight. "There is'pdsitiveTy too . ,; ' .L. fflucn auarreun? imune iuc im position to keep the Dems from winning. Phil Camobell. Tom Botkin, County Chairman Morgan and all; of the Republican county candi dates were here Monday after noon. Speeches were made in the Haskett building, and the house was quite well filled. From here the bunch went to Lowell, where short talks were made. They then went to Galena, where a meeting vas held at night. A very prominent stand pat Republican, a Taft man, of course, told us one day not long ago that Thompson, the Demo cratic candidate for United States Senator, will beat Stubbs, the Bull Moose candidate. ' He also says Hodges is going to beat Capper for governor. We do not for a minute Question bis lude? ment in the matter, for if any body in the state has a good idea about it our informant has. He says the cards are all cut. We hooe the voters will not forget our old friend, R. O. Thomas, next Tuesday when they go to the polls. -Mr. Thom as is one of the most solid men in this country, takes a deep in terest in matters educational, as all bis friends and acquaintaoces know, and if he is elected high school trustee this part of the county will be represented on the Wrd bv a man who will at all times look to the interests of his constituents. Last Wednesday night Mr. t.i.11 Vf rVmiwr ntrt 9 tpA ahnut JUUU w - twenty-eight young people in m . A J L. honor 01 nis son ana u&u.mci, mv mttA Mr. John L Conner, the nrru nn beiner Mrs. Loopers iu... ' ' , . hirthdav anniversary, waist ? niavtd d urine the evening. The first ladies' orize, a beauti ful doily, was won by Miss Grace T-v;o Sh nrtsented this to Mrs. Cooper. The first gentle man's prize, a cigar cutter, was wonbv Mr. Vale Smith. The f J rn rrt r wa won t)T Mrs. M. E.. Reddy. Lovely re freshments were scrvca. l'iyrick-Smith. Mr. James Smith of this city and Miss Jessie , Wyrick of Ot tawa county, Okla., were mar ried on Friday of last week at Bentonville, Ark. It was a runaway match, and the young folks, were mighty i smoom aDoui maucr. de velopments go to show that the young lady left' the home of friends in this city on Monday afternoon, Oct. 21, and went di rectly to Rogers, Ark., an i vine there about 11 o'clock that night. The young matt left Tuesday night, saying ha was going to Illinois to visit tx. and Mrs. Ed. Hendrix, who were here a short time ago visiting relatives and friends. The young man went to Missouri, where he stayed un til late Thursday night, when he, too,, went to Rogers, Ark. The next morning he met the young lady, and securing an automobile they went to Benton ville, where they were married. On the way from Rogers to Bentonville the automobile turned over, and both the young folks were bruised and skinned. It was indeed fortunate that the accident was ho worse. They say the road bad been newly graded, and the machine, in turning out to let a wagon load of apples by, turned over. The bride is slaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Wyrick, very fine people living in Ottawa county, Okla., and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. L. Smith of this city. Both the bride and grooni are very deserv ing young people, and they are now receiving the congratula tions and well wishes of a large circle of friends. A Card. To the Voters of Cherokee County : I have accepted the nomina tion for high school trustee from the Third DiRtntct. I, have beep, a oatron of the high school ever since it was opened; f five of my children have finished a .three- year course, and the sixth one will finish this year. I think the high school is a exeat institution, for it gives the common people a chance to get a high school education at small expense. If I am elected I shall endeav or to serve the people with pleas ure and to the very best of my ability. I will appreciate your support at the polls. Very truly, K. U. Thomas. A Fine Depot. We had the pleasure a few evenings ago of meeting Mr. Brown, who builds the M. O. G. depot buildings. He tells us BaxterSprings is going to have a mighty nice depot. It will be built of brick, and will be plumbed throughout, not only for water and gas, but will also be fixed ior sewerage, and com bination licrht fixtures will be installed. As soon as steel is laid to the station site work on the building will be commenced, and hurried as fast as possible. Public Sale. On Wednesday. Nov. 6 begin ning at 10 o'clock W. L. Bram ble will sell at public sale at his nle one mile and a half south of Lowell and a mile and a quar ter east of Baxter, a quarter north of Star school house, five head of fine horses, eleven good cattle, nine good hogs and a lot nf farm imolements. on ten mos' credit H. L. Wilbur will be the auctioneer and Floyd . Sim mons wilt clerk. Lunch will be served on the grounds. Presbyterian Church. Rev. J. R. Wilkie of Galena will preach Sunday morning, November 3rd, and the pastor. Rev. Clarance Stewart, will preach at night U C this cSce for sale bills. ODM The season for kodaking is now here. We have a full and complete stock of everything made by the Eastman Kodak Co. o Come in and let us show yon how easy it is to take and make pictures. We will sell yon an J. W. Pianos, Organs, Kodaks, Phonographs. Tfie Baxter National; Bank INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS. UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY. ft. T : u . A :-llUiu. '" FIRE! FIRB! It yon hear this alarm, and your house is on fire, you are apt to be mo exoited that, even though yovt hare the time, you jrill rush out. and leave behind, to be burned up, YOUR WILL, " valuable papers andjexsrels. Put them into one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES in our fire and burglar-proof vaults. A private box will oost you only 81.00 or.up, per year. Do YOUR banking with US. ' , , The Oaxtef State Bank. ' Sick headache is caused by a disordered stomach. Take Cham berlaiil's Tablets and correct that and the headaches will disappear. For sale by All Dealers. TIME. f outfit on very easy payments. TW.'ii This office for sale bills. We deliver the goods; - - Don't forget that Hoods carry the most complete line of gat and coal stoves in the country, v - 3 .