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AB1LESE WEEKLY EEFLECTOS, AMIES KANSAS, M5C23J2E2 30, 1808.
; ABODT PEOPLE- E. Shaman of Detroit was a Rkvlio to caller. ) P. B. LltU went to Brookfleld, Mo., lor Christmas. - Mrs. B. L. Hammond returned to Hope after a Yialt here. ; - Samuel Eisele of Donegal waa buy ing Christmas presents in town. Tarri B Timm of Woodbine, one of utheast Diokinson's jolly farmers, waa in town. ' H. W. Jaooba attended the meeting of Isla temple, Mystlo Shrine, at 8a ' Una last evening. W. H. Dayton is home from a west ern trip on land business. His busi ness is growing to large proportions. W. G. Wyandt, John Keim and 'Wm. Miller left for Frio, Tex , in the heart of the new southwest, the Pan handle country. Mrs. F. S. Sails and daughters left far Sterling to attend a wedding and spend Christmas. Frank will have to celebrate all alone. , Dr. Bnck'a Father Dead. Dr. It. A. Buok, a prominent citizen ' of Peabody for thirty years, died at the Book Island hospital in 1 Keno, Thursday, aged 66. He was attend ing a convention of the Rock Island surgeons at Hot Springs, Ark., was attaoked with pneumonia on his way home and taken to the hospital. He waa assistant surgeon of the Twen tieth Maine Volunteers during the ' Civil war and waa a member of the G. A. R. and Free' Masons. He was the father of Dr. C. B. Buck of this city who waa with him when he passed away. The Salina Glee Club: J he Salina Glee Club is an organi on of younger business and pro fessional men of our neighboring city. The olub has been doing heavy work for some months past in preparation for this winter's concerts. The club will make ita first appearance in Abi lene at the Seelye theatre on Friday evening, the 21st, at 8:15 o'clock, under the auspices of the Lecture As sociation. This entertainment is free t the holders of season ticket to the Lecture Course. To all others the prloe of single admission will be fifty cents. There are nearly 200 seats as yet unreserved, the balance of the house being sold out for the, season. The board will be open at the theatre office on Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Rock bland Holiday Rates. For holidays Bock Island has Jmade .one and one-third rate for round trip to all points on Bock Island-Frisco System. Tiokets on sale Deo. 20th to 25th inclusive, Dec. 29, 80, 31 and Jan. 1st. Final return limit leaving destination to and including Jan. 7th, 1907. J. H. Jenness, S6-llt2o Agent Bock Island. HIGHER BOX RENTS. Postoffice Ruling Changes Abilene Charges. Postmaater Waring has just re ceived the department's order con cerning the increase in box rent rates. Abilene geta off easy with only a slight inoreaae. The present rates here are fifty and aeventy-five cents; the new rates, beginning Jan. 1, will be aeventy-five and one dollar. A uniform scale of prioes has been fixed all over the oountry, the prices vary ing in proportion to the size of the box and the receipts of the postdtBoe. A small lock box at Rice will cost twenty-five oents a quarter, at Con cordia sixty cents, at Kansas City two dollars and at New York six dollars. The boxes here will oome under the 75 cent rate, while the lock drawers will oostone dollar. Another order about box rent requires it to be paid during the ten days preceding the quarter. Failure to do so means that the box must be olosed the first day of the quarter. MANCHESTER Clarence Glenn is laid up with a severe attack of rheumatism . Esther, the little daughter of W. F. Hammond is seriously ill. , The Manchester school will close Friday for the Christmas holidays. Vacation oontlnues until Jan. 2. MIsb Florence Trott is rapidly re covering from an attact of pneumonia. A serious loss by prairie fire is re ported from northeast of town. Dr. Wm. VanScoyoo of Manchester and Miss Neva Hamilton of Clifton were married at the home o( the bride's parents, Deo. 12. The young couple 'arrived here Thursday and will make Manchester their home. The funeral of Daniel B. Gasswint, who died Dec. 12, of pneumonia was held from the Presbyterian cburoh Friday afternoon, Bev. Geo. McKay officiating. Burialwas in Keystone cemetery. Mr. Gasswint was 55 years old and is survived by a wife and three ohildren. B. B. George is the proprietor of the Manchester machine shop He and his family arrived from Winfield last week. ' T. S. Lacey, proprietor of the Man chester hotel, has been commissioned justice of the peace by Gov. Hooh. For Tour Far Away Friends. Do you know what your friends at a distance would appreciate aa a Christmas present, especially if they ever lived in this countyP A year's subscription to the Weeklt Befleo tob, 12 pages or more every week will cost'only II and we will send it until Jan. 1, 1908, for that amount, also writing a letter telling from whom the subscription comes. Try it. CLEANLINESS HEADQUARTERS Abilene Steam Laundry Closing Successful Tear. - Abilene should be especially proud of possessing so well managed an in stitution as the Abilene Steam Laun dry which ia closing the year with a record of increased business and a wider field because of the recognition of its good qualities. -. The people of Abilene and Dickin son county appreciate having a laun dry that, using Sand Springs water and the latost improved methods, is giving a service equal to any in the in handling thia big ' business sys tematically la highly oreditable to the establishment. It la a suooess of which anyone may well be proud. See the new rocking elephanta, cats, dogs, horses, eto., at The Backet. Just the thing for the little fellow. i Merrifield Sells "Lee's" Pure food produots. The man buying the most Havana Puff wrappers by Jan. 1, 1907, will be presented with a box of olgars at Nnsa's. 96-lOtao KEYSTONE. Santa Claua will appear on the roof of The Backet Saturday afternoon and throw toys down in the street to the children. Local Markets. Bator food 8 Bggs pa, dos Baas Ducki and eaara ' rkmr per 100 lb. tCftlw Bop pat MO IU Potato' i He Whea Ho. I " Wheal Ho. I WbaHo. WbMtracud flora (Orala aarket corrected every Thandei awrelnf by W. . Oil, mla aad ooaLi atnraa auaaa. IPrleM for emmrj tmtft at acta aamtd (or mk wdlnf today. Ilehlsi smut prloa IH mw iMa.thaa Ha fork IX una 1m tbaa Ooleafo.) Kaxas Out faacy separator M '"St'o2S-raiei7 Met dairy, 10 017c ! Caarinaaata CaslUitaarr. Plttaburg, Deo.' 14. Clifford Hboa, the negro coachman ooovlctsd tr perjury ia connection wit a de position mads br aim before the Hart position mad br bun baton the Hart ) dlvors trial was refused a aw trial Thursday and sentenced to pay a His at fifty dollars aad th costs of the soart trial aad t Imprisonment tar six years. Boo was taken at th paaJtsBtiarr. xaa sa Causa alias Teheran, Psrats, Da li-Tn ooe twos f th shah took ' a decided tan far tks worse Thursday. Ha lost usisiiiiusneas at aa early now sad s SIM saMswokwa. Bis nav paatra soadltlon Is new retarded as bataf saors srttoal tbaa at say tint eta ale iUassa Nasi rUJ Sw. Ji nm laf V - '-' 1 1 - CABINET CHARGES. Osaar I. Straaa Haw Member aad Other Ammmmt Haw Plaoas Ailm Than. Washington, Deo. 18. Oscar B. Straus, of New York, Monday was inducted Into ths offlc of the secre tary of the department of commerce and labor in pursuanos of th rear rangement of the cabinet recently made by President Roosevelt T. L. Weed, on of th department clerks, has been select by Sec retary Straus to be his private sec retary. Leon A. Clark, who has been private secretary to Secretary Met calf, will continue with Mr. Metcalf In a like capacity in ths navy de partment. Secretary Metcalf arrived at th navy department with Secretary Bonaparte at 10 :U. Th oath of offlc was administered by Solicitor Hannah of ths navy department In ths presence of Assistant Secretary Newberry, Rear Admiral Rixey, sur geon general of the navy; Assistant Secretary Murray of ths department of commerce and labor, and. the bu reau chiefs of that department who went to the navy department la a body after Mr. Straus had been In troduced Into offloe. At U o'clock Charles J. Bonaparte, the retiring secretary of the navy, took ths prescribed oath as attor ney general and entered upon bis new duties. Ths obllgstion was ad ministered by Mr. Sornberger, tha sppointment clerk of ths department of Juslloe, In th presence of Mr. Bonaparte's preJeoeesor, William H. Moody, th assistant attorney general, th solicitor general and th other principal officers or ths department of Justice. Mr. Moody waa the first to offer congratulations. Mr. Bona parte declared he would be guided In th performance of his duties by ths example and ooonsel of his prede cessor. Vim It,i la TmMmry. rrt Smith, Ark, Deo. 14. About seven e'elock Wednesday evening aa explosion took place In mlna No. 1 f the Sen Bote Coal company at Chant, L T, resulting In th death of three persona Th bodies war recovered early Thursday aaornlnc A tew minutes Mora th explosion fully one hundred miners left th sals tar their nomas. iJnaoa, Dee," J."' Ores Britain. Francs and Italy nave alined aa ar raacasasat with ths approval of Msa rtt. Hag of Akysetnle, tor th niela. Uhlans of the tataartty of Asysatsls aad ntwsertbtiig th eonunon notion of Cat tars powers Is an futar eon tLagaaeles eoaceralaf Oat esnatry. Stock Sale. I will sell at publlo auotlon at my farm 11 mllea south of Abilene and ft miles north snd 1 east of Elmo and miles east and f south of Holland, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, . oommenolng at 10 a. m. sharp, ins following property: S Head of Hone 40 Head of Cattle 15 Head of Hogs TERMS: All sums of $10 and under cash; sums over 10 a credit of 8 montba will be given on note with, approved security at 10 per oent In terest; if paid when due only 6 per oent interest will be charged. No property to be removed until settled lor. 1 per cent off for oash on sums over 110. Free lunch at noon. JOSEPH M. 8AIER. J. N. BURTON, Auctioneer. H. E. MANGOLD, Clerk. Waat to Know Aeaat laad. Washington, Dee. 14. The House Tuesday adopted a resolution 'calling upon th secretary of ths Interior for a eomplet description of all publl land which have been withdrawn or Mwved from entry sines July 1, 190tV tot-ether with ths reasons for such ac ion. The resolution also calls for efc. tabulated statement of the areas with drawn for various purposes In eadat. publlo land state snd territory snd, . ths total areas withdrawn In all of j ths publlo land, states, and territories. . . Th Information Is desired that eon grew u7 ymam wu r. ommendatlona for the withdrawal of the eoal lands. uli t raw) tka Haaarr. ernment has purchased six miUioai btwhele of grain In western Siberia trt haa been a big grain ker I r at comparatively low, pru.. ftrsin will be healed'. Into th .inoatrlckea province with all poaalbl deapatca. - Ska CIalae Tfcrtwa mi Cfcra. Victoria, B. C Deo. V.k Victoria woman, n Mkncha Banner woman, married to aa Bnsuabmaa who was aa effloar of Oordoa's army, which suppressed th Talpang raballloa, has nud claim to th throe of China. Th lady, ua willing to maks public bar Bam lest relative be aaaaaatsa. tad at Peking, has addressed petlticaa to the British gorarajneat aaklag that W cJ!a t tH?n y Y'-'t V J. R. GOODWIN. west. More than that, it is s home institution and with its branches which are established in other towns of Dickinson oountv should be given the support of the people throughout the county. Home industry is something which in the past has not been recognized by home people as it should be and Mr. Goodwin riohly deserves the pa tronage of the borne people. Ihe workmen are all masters of their trade and are very careful to give the best satisfaction. Along with all the other things which go to make this business so perfeot is the prompt ser vice. Telephone calls are quickly answered and everyone promptly waited upon. Anyone may go and inspect the laundry and the methods used at any time. J. B. Goodwin, proprietor and man- aeerofthe establishment, is a man who is deserving of trust and will do other people's work as -well as nts own, whioh means a great deal. He thoroughly understands the work ana is making a deserved success of his business. He has developed the laun dry from a modest beginning until it gives employment to a large number of people and is recognized as one ot the leading business institutions of the oounty. The shipment of clothes from neigh boring towns has muoh increased In the past year and the success attained CHRISTMAS CAKES AND CHRISTMAS BREAD Will not please you unless made with good flour. u ' Good at Christmas and Good all the year round. TRY A SACK ABILENE MILLING CO. The meetings at Keystone olosed Tuesday night. Euber Dleffenbaugh received a broken rib while feeding cows Sunday morning. Mrs. Burger and daughter Nettle were Abilene visitors Monday. Miss Maggie Todd of Wells spent last week with her brother Frank snd family. - John Underhill and family of Tal- niage spent Sunday with F. Todd. DETEOTTi7F7D72. Edward Leach gave a dance In his new residence on the 15th. A large crowd was in attendance and a good time was enjoyed by all. Henry Kenney of Chapman was visiting friends Saturday and Sunday. Born to Mr. and Mrs, Peter Sohnei- der, a boy. Mr. Bugh Is delivering mail on this route. Merrifield Sells "Lee's" Pure food products. Picture Framing for Christmas. We have all sizes of frames ranging from 1 to 1 inohes in width. Mats In all oolors at all prioes. We frame pic tures on short order and use the best workmanship. The work is all done in our shop by skilled workmen. We cafry the only line of oval hames to be found in the city and a new assort ment of oval styles will be here this week. Call at our undertaking par lors and be convinced. car H. K. Eicboltz. FLORA Born, to Mr. and Mrs. John Bees. Deo. 4, a daughter. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Mathews, Deo. 17, a daughter. Mrs. Hal IlifT Is on the siok list. Mr. and Mrs. Berry have been quite siok with grip. , J. I. Watt sold his home farm and is erecting new buildings on his farm south of Talmage. Daniel Gasswint of Manchester died last Wednesday of pneumonia. Mr. Gasswint has lived in Dickinson ooun ty for many years and was much re- loected. He leaves a wife and three ohildren; Mrs. Orie Jones lives in Abi lene, and the others are home. Charlie Simpson who has been in Dakota for some time Is here visiting his parents and friends. ft JOIIiJ H. GLEISSflER. X - asa a. rwt I I Ghristmasi Gloissncr's DRUG STORE A Few Suggestions to Christ mas Shoppers. The best time to buy Is now. This gives the early purchaser the opportunity to make a good selection. Our line is praotioally unbroken. Buy a better quality. We . have the quality. Come snd see for yourself, no trouble to show you. We have the largest stock of fine Leather Goods in the oounty. This inoludes Ladies' Shopping Bags, Pocket Books, Card Cases; Gentlemen's Pocket Books. Purses and Bill Books; also Traveling Casea for Ladies or Gentlemen. Buy something in this line, it is useful and sure to please. The styles in Lowney's Candles are new, original and more beautiful than ever. We are exoluslve agents for this line in Abilene. Lowney's is always right. Perfumes and Toilet Waters put up especially for gifts. High grade Brush and Comb Sets in Ebony, Rose and Mahogany woods, In latest shapes and styles, at all prioes. If you wish them separate, we hsve Individual Brushes, Combs and Mirrors for Ladies and Gentlemen. Our stock is unusually large in this line. Manicure 8ets for everybody, especially for young Ladies. You will make her happy if you buy one of these. We also have a nice stook ot separate pleoes in this line. Military Hair Brush Sets, ranging in prioe, style and finish to suit your purchasing power. We would suggest this for a man, it's always In good taste. Our China is going at halt prloe. to olose out We have some pretty pleoes left in this. A Smoking Set or a Shaving Set isn't bad. Cigars In very small and large boxes. If he smokes you can't make a mistake here. We sell nothing but standard goods in this line. We have some very pretty things for your best friend's baby. You may wish to remember the baby snd please both. ... J You will not waste your money if you hand her a bra of fine stationery. She'll use it and you oan see a sample of it later. ; If you will remember our line is unusually large, well selected and of good quality and we have a hundred and one artioles suitable and useful that will be appreciated for Christmas. We believe it will be to your Interest to come in and see us when passing onr store. We will try and help you make a selection. II