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ABILENE WEEKLY REFLECTOR, ABILENE, KANSAS, SEPTEMBER 6, 1900,-TWELVE PAGES.
otzoczazxx: nrr r exzeazy . v. v'' 1 k J u Dl r 1 ; Vi J a J 0 y D uL. J J. B. CASE & CO., Department Store. 000 TO THE PUBLIC: 0 u D u D U D U D D Mr. Wm. Ramsey has been a con spicuous figure before the people ot this county for the last 20 years. He was connected with the firm of Dewar Bros, in Solomon in his early life and came to Abilene about 15 years ago and has been with Case's department store the larger part of that time and is now interested in the large con cern. Nearly every man, woman and child in Dickinson county knows Mr. Kara Bey, and he needs no introduction to the people of this county. Mr, Ramsey has been in New York for a month buying goods and can tell you all about late city styles and fashions. BID IN BY THE COUKIY. Delinquent lax Property Sold Under Commissioner! Orders. County Treasurer Matteson yester day bid in all property upon which the taxes have not yet been paid, and the same will become the property of the county unless it is redeemed within three years. It is the usual custom for the county to sell the property to buyers st an auction for the purpose, but this year it was bid den in by Treasurer Matteson for the county in accordance with an order made by the county commissioners. Acoording to the state law govern ing tax sales the treasurer did read the entire list of delinquent lots, the tame as if the sale was being made to bidders, for nobody but the county was allowed to bid. Our Mrv William Rameey, one of our firm, who has been in New York for the past 30 days buying goods for our Dry Goods Depart ment, has just returned and reports that he has purchased the Larg est, Cheapest, Prettiest up-to-date stock in the history of our store. He bought them largely from brokers and manufacturers at a greatly reduced price and says that he can please both in price nd quality more people than he has been able to do before. Our Mr. Roy Weyant, who is one of the firm and manager of the House Furnishing Department in the basement, has just returned from New York and says that he has bought the Largest, Most Complete stock as well as the cheapest, and that he can satisfy the public in more new novelties and different lines of stuff than has ever been shown in Abelene. Our Mrs. Lillian Pugh, the manager of the millinery department, is in uni oago buying more pretty goods, new novelties, more rare bargains than we have ever fore carried in our millinery department. She says she will more than please all the old customers who been her true friends and cannot fail to please any customers that may come to see her. She is shipping mor e have new us invites the public to call and inspect MODEL LAUNDRY WORK. Abilene Steam Laundry Gives a Per feet Service. One of the institutions which de serves the hearty support of the peo ple of Dickinson county and of Abi lene in particular, is the Abilene Steam Laundry. Under the manage ment of Messrs. Goodwin it has be come noted for the perfection of fts work. No city laundry can do better It has the best appliances made, in cluding specially built dry rooms, etc., that give the best possble re-suits. The laundry has an expert ironer who takeB a back seat for nobody and does perfect work all the time. Everything is guaranteed. The famous pure Sand Springs water it nsed in all the work, an ad ditional guaranty of perfect work. Abilene should not tend any laundry out of town when it has such t fine borne institution. goods dai ly and this department. We heartily extend to our friends and customers an invitation to visit our various departments at any time, We want them to feel at home as we are pleased to show them goods whether they desire to buy or not. There will be many meetings of different kinds fin Abilene this fall. We extend to you an invitation to make our store your we tnank you for the very liberal given us for th-e past 26 years. headquarters . age you have pat r on The above is a photograph of Mr. Roy Weyant, of Case's department store. Ho i8 ne of the lirm. He is nowjn New York City buying a com plete stock for bis department. Mr. Weyant has been associated with this firm for the past soven years, and by his hard work and tireless energy has built ii n tliiu il unnrlmoni imitl it- L r ..vjm.1 uiuuiiu uiiini ib una mm one ot the largest, best equipped and most extensive stock In Kansas. He U is a young man of sterling qualities, faithful iiqiI clf rolinnt, and has a host of acquaintances. Thero are good things in the future for Mr, Woyantas there are for all young men who are manly and industrious. 3 M H Fine Buggies by the Carload. The people of Dickinson county have an opportunity of purchasing the finest buggies, road wagont, etc. lor the money ever offered and one that will be appreciated. Prender- gast has just received a carload of the newest, handsomest and most at. tractive vehicles on the market which he is offering at remarkably low rates and it will pay all to see them. These buggies are up-to-date, stylish and attractive. They will please yon Call quick and before the assortment it broken. 62-2 Prendergast, Hardware. Towne Coming Sept. 24th. The fusionista have made a change in dates and Congressman Charles A. Towne, recently the Populist nomi nee for vice president, will speak in Abilene Sept. 24th. ' 5otie. All those having due bills against ns are requested to present them at our store by September 15, 1900. UC NOTTORF 4 LOYD. To Be Harried in November. Kansas City Star, Sunday: The engagement ia announced of Miss Lain Hal lam, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. t. S. Hallam of Abilene, Km. and Dr. Ma Watts Parker of this city. The marriage will take place in November. - " Bewail Ii Dead. Special to the Reflector. Bath, Me. .Sept. 6. Arthur Sewall, Democratic candidate for vice presi dent in 1896, died at 8 o'clock this morning. RECENT REFLECTIONS- ABOUT PEOPLE. Hunter and wife left for z T. C. Maley favored the Reflect or with some fine peaches from his place on west side. The (J. P. gang of track men Is working in town, lowering the track in the city about 14 inches. No wonder some stores are fre quently burglarized. Night Watch Sauer found the doors of two busi ness houses unlocked last night, In a few days J. G. Brookings & Co. will start a new dairy with Mrs. S. A. Dodson as manager. The best milk and cream at lowest price will be furnished. Give them a trial. 8-4tc The annual county convention of the W. C. T. U. will be held in M. K. church, Abilene, Sept. 10. An in teresting program ha. been prepared. Iliff-Jonei. At the residence of the bride's par ents in Flora township Miss Belle E. Iliff was united In marriage to Mr. Cloyd R. Jones of Cbeever, Rev. C. G. Bear of Green, Kas., officiating, Only the immediate families of the contracting parties were present. Mr. and Mrs. Jonee are of the sturdy reliable class of young people who command the respect of their many friends. All of these friends join in hearty good wishes for a long nd prosperous life. Shifting Soil. BealEaut. Transfers Be ported by Abbe Ellison, Abstracter!. U P Ry Co to I Smith It 46 n side 3rd it Solomon, ibv. . , B L Kirkpatrick to C H Grasi ej nwl 20 and ie oi sw ii-ii-o, t. , , Dickinson Co to W Hampton I ( ac It 1 Vine it L'l 1st add, (10. -C H Gross to R L Kirkpatrick sw 84-13-J, II. ' C. M Canada. Wm. Mustard left for Lawrence to attend K. S. U. A. L. Vickers came back from the Chicago G. A. R. meeting. Judge Moore went to Marion to bold the fall term of court, Miss Edna Anderson returned (rem her visit In New Mexloo, Miss Anna Warfield returned to K S. U. to resume her studies. Miss Rea Wilson left for Lawrence to attend the State University. MiBS Ethel Giles returned to K. S. U. to continue her college work. Thomas Prendergast left for St. Mary's to continue his college work. R. J. Brock, secretary of the Fifth district Republican committee spent Sunday in the city. Miss Pearl Johntz has returned to Lindsborg college. This year com pletes her course there. Walter Meek and Hiland South- worth returned to .Lawrence to con tinue work in K. S. U, Will Amsden left for Lake Forest, Ills., to attend the Lake Forest acad emy during the coming year. Mrs. R. N. Coggeshall and Maude, Myra and Ames Roges returned from a summer outing in Colorado. Miss Florence Hawk returned to her home in Lawrence after a visit with her sister, Mrs. Paul Hurd. Mrs. J. W. Felty and children left or their home in Hartford, Conn., after a visit with Abilepe friends. John Makins went to Topeka where be takes a fine position in the office of the Shawnee Fire Insurance Co. Miss Anna Johnson left for Emporia to continue her work in the State Normal. She graduates next June. J. M. Gleissner went to Lawrenoe with bli ion Bruce who enters the pharmacy clasi in the state Cniver-.ity. Miss Mary Lesher returned to her work as teacher in the Lincoln, Neb., schools. Her siBter Bertha accom panied her. b, A. Leonard, one of the wide awake and prosperous farmers of Lo gan, was In town. Ous has lots of friends in Abilene who always wel come him. lit r !. n.-.. , . . mini junme outier nas taken up ner studies at Lindsborg. She took her piano with her and will give special attention to muslo in which she ii very gifted. G. W. Clark, pharmacist at the Palace Drug itore, left for his home n Great Bend. He Ii luocieded hi R. I, Woodi who takes a permanent position as prescription clerk, Orapei, one and one-half cents per pound. 1 R. GurriN. Fine Millinery for Dickinson. Mrs, M. C. Jolley has just returned from Chicago where she has been for three woeks buying a full lino of up- to-date millinery for the fall trade. Miss Davidson, an expert milliner who taste ia well known as beyond question of the most perfect style, accompanied hor and aided in the se lection of these good. Mrs. Jolley was tbe first to market and is the first home, having selected the choicest of the offerings of the teaion. Ibis millinery itore is deservedly popular and hai alway given perfeot satisfaction. It will pay all to call and see the handsome stock there on exhibition. tao For Sale. For sale, a fine Shorthorn bull (registered) color red. Inquire at this office. (2-2 China Has Fallen Into the serious mistake of defying civilization. You will never fall Into tbe mistake of using in ferior paint if you use Devoe's Mixed Paint. Why? Because it ii tbe best on earth. Any other reason? vou pay no more for It than for any other paint Ul guuu quaiuj. But Devoe'i Mixed Paint Is not merely good, it is ' the best. Now when you pay for good atd get the best you are paying a low price. Where can this paint be found? Ring up central, ask for 'phone No. 150 and you will find out all about it from tbe Palace Drug Store. TWO BRANCHES SOLI). Solomon and McPherson Linei Be come U, P. Property, The Solomon and MoPherson branches of the Union Paoifio were both sulii undur the hammer yester day. Both of these lines have really been Independent railroads, leased to the Union I'acilic company, but in this sale they wore bid in by the Union Paoifio interests and are now a part of the road. A special train bearing the special master, Charles E. Clapp, and the Union Pacific representative, W. R.' Kelley, of Omaha; the laltor'i private secretary, F. J. Mledlng and N. H. ' Loomls and R. W. Blair, the Union Pacific attorneys of Topeka, made the Bale. The sale cf the Solomon branch was mode at Niles in accordance with the deoroe of the federal court on July 30. It was bid In by Mr, Kelley for 1400,000, The Mol'horson branch was sold in the same manner at Ae- siiria under tho same court ileoree and for the Bame consideration, 1100,000. T, P. 8. C,E.0SVENTI0y. Societiei of Diokinion and Geary at Solomon Sept. 13 and 14. Program of the Y. P. 8. C. E. con vention of Dickinson and Geary ooun- ties to be held in Solomon Thursday and Friday, Sept. 18 and 14: , thiiiisuay ArraiiimoK. Welcome addrem Mr,, Klmmerly """P"""" Mr. Fettle I'rake service. For Christ and the Church Mr. Blair The Endeavorer, Whi He Should Be, Know and Do Mr. Thommoii Christian Courage ; Key, Hope Al"ln' E.F,W,lt THUBAUAY fVIHIMI. Bong service. Adrtrewi Her. Ilarihaar riiiDAr mmniNO. Hunrlae prayer meeting.,. .Mlas Woolverton Devotion and pralne. Rusineei hour. Methods of Improving local Societies.,., llev, Kankln, Mm. Bt. Araand NtiiiAr ArraKooa. Hong ori Labor and Reward of a Faithful Endeav or1' Hev. Zumwalt Needs of the Hour Hor. Vincent Kocewt, What It your Aim, Endearorer?..Geo. Allen Come, for all Things aro now Heady Rev. McCulloch Advertised Letter. The following is tbe list of tin. claimed letters remaining in the Abi lene postoflice for the week ending Sept. 1, 1900. Have your mall ad dressed to your box number and it will be promptly delivered: (lEKTIMAN'S MKT. Berxer, Geo L Bell, Burton Cooler, Piwtnr Elyii, Uuy (2) rentuMMi. nan liralium, Jason Kauffman, B Link, C A i Maine, J B Minor, Thou I'elemon, Leonurd Welgle, H II Whaley.Jown Whltuhlll, Frank Fouler, Alfred E (foreign) LA DIM' LIST, Bell, Mm Annie Herman. Mlw Blanche lilteh, Mm Wm .Indlcduc, Mm Maud Jones, Mrs F C One cent will be charged for all ad vertised letters. Persons calling for the above will please fay "advertised" giving date. Richard Warino, P. M. Today'i Weather Report. Reported tr W- P. Oullck, Druggist, Signal Service Agent. Indication! for Kansas for 24 houn beginning at noon todav: Fair and cooler in east portion. ' Today: Temperature, low 70, high 100. Fair.