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ABILENE WEEKLY EEFLECTOS; ABILENE, KAU8AS, BECESBEtt 27, 1806.
ABOUT PEOPLE- visit Id v i;m Callahan left for Nebraska. Bev. B. E. Stauffer is np from Law renoe visiting relatives. , Wesley Smith la home from Banaaa City for the holidays. Herbert Landee ia home from Kan - aaa City for Chriatmaa. ' Mist Euby Johnta ia home from college for the holidaya. Fred Ehraam was in from Dillon . buying Chriatmaa things. ; will Pitta of Oklahoma and George ' Pitta of Dillon were In town. ". Mra. Barbara Callahan left for Hub- bie, neo., w ioi"'vo' Miaa Emma Bohannon ia looated at Kingman, Ka., for the winter. , Mr. and Mra. E. T. Motley of St. Louis are here for the holidaya. Miaaea Lois and Ruth Harger went in Dnnver to aDend the holidays. Miss Helen Hazlett returned from ' Bethany oollege for the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Boy Cramer spent Christmas with relatives at Vine. Mr. W. H. Hoon is here from i Sioux City, Iowa, visiting relatives, Frank Edwards was up from To- i pes.a lor vanBim, rovumiug vj, . Mr and Mrs. Geo. P. Wallace are here from Denver visiting relatives, Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Jeffooat of Hay a City spent Christmas with relatives ' here. . , Prof-W. 0. Steen of Solomon went to Ottawa. Mra. Steen is viBiting here. - Miss Orpha Martin came home from Kansas City, Kas., to spend tne noil. days. '' Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hodge are home from a visit to Chicago and other . points. Misses Lena Swick and Effie Martin returned from Midland college for the holidays. Miss Anna Warfield has gone to Ontario county, New York, to spend Christmas. J. M. Walters of North Buckeye haa gone to Hiawatha on a business and pleasure trip. Mr. and Mrs Z G. Hopkins of To- peka were here to spend Christmas with relatives. U- Um U P Qmattm nt f!rfnnlfl Creek, Colo., are here to spend Christ- 'maa with relatives. i Misses Rebecca Meadows and Helen Welty are here from Downs visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Bice. (Jounty commissioner ocueror m home from the Panhandle. He saya the country is a wonder. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Knight are down from Salina visiting their par ents during the holidays. Bert Chronister and his mother, Mrs. John Chronister, came up from Kansas City for Chriatmaa. Mra. J. W. Parker of Kansaa City spent Christmas with her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Hallam. Miaa Genevieve Irey who has been attending the TJrsuline Sisters' oollege at Paola came home for the holidaya, A. E. Martin ia in Chicago and writes: "Am at aame plaoe as last winter need some Reflections from Kanaaa. ' . Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Dyer of Abilene arrived today to spend Christmas here with A. D. Colby and family Junc tion City Union. Charles Howard returned to hia home at Seattle after eating Christ mas dinner with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Howard. Clarence Waring, Herbert Cowan, France Wilson, Will Eddy, Clifford Royer, Ralph Spotta are home from K. U. for the holidays. Elias Doidge waa in from Talmage and brought a new subscriber for the Ran-ICTOR. He says this haa been the Inst year In the history of north- . Wm. Campbell came ,ln from his school at Liberty Center. His school's Christmas offering was in ash and was sent to Newton Reed at the county farm. - T. D. McClellan and family of Cloud onnty, Joseph H. Sommerand family of Sooth Dickinaoa and H. A. Keller and family of Pearl spent Christmas with Thos. Humble and family. H. A. McCollough of Park Rapids, Minn., is visiting his brothers, George and Fred of this city. The three brothers will spend Chriatmaa with their lather at Minneapolis, Kas. They har not been together for fenr 1eea year. Frank Lamastr,sa old Abilene boy, ia the property ntaa el the Leaia Jmm eeRpaay that will show at Jneciioa City- Christmas afternoon and', night He arrived here yester day to visit a few days with relatives and friends. F. W. Wright, wife and Mrs. June Wright, left yesterday for Texas where they will stay a month and possibly all winter. They are think ing of locating there. We should be sorry to have them leave Hope. Hope Dispatoh. Frank D. Palmer of Rochester, New York is visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Litts. Mr. Palmer waa here nineteen years ago and with his brothei -in-law, J. D. McMaster, and G. W. C. Bohrer help kill the last deer between Solo mon and Abilene near Sand Springs, He seea many changes now. Prof. W. B. Hall and family left at noon for Kansas City, Kas., where Mr. Hall takes up his work as super intendent of the state institution for the blind. They still call Abilene their home and they have a host of friends here who wish them much prosperity. BECOT REFLECTIONS. C. S. Crawford and family are oc cupying the Burton residence. Wanted, dining room girl, National hotel. " 97-8to Thirty teachers of the oounty and city are attending the teachers' meet ing at Topeka. A. M. Moore, a Shawnee insur ance adjuster well known here, died at Atchison this week of cerebral hemorrhage. " Miss Clead Coombs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Coombs, formerly of Abilene now of Chicago, will be married Deo. 26 to A. N. Sudduth of Colorado. Smoke Havana Puffs and save the wrappers on sale at Nusz's. Marriage lioenses: Miss Emma A. Kneuther and Albert 0. Kelley, both of Herington; Miss Presta I. McRevnolds and Warner W. Warden both of Abilene. - The person who took some cement stone from Harvey Focht's on West Sixth may think he is not known but unless he returns the same or settles for it he will find the sheriff on his trail. The Dickinson K. U. football team will play the Abilene high school team on New Year's day. In the evening of that day a reunion will beheld in K, P. hall. Carl Jeffooat, aged about 10 years, while catching a ride on Brown's oil wagon last evening fell and was run over. He was painfully hurt but Is resting easily today and will re cover. Boys snouia oe more careiui The Hill Plumbing Co. team ran away this afternoon, starting from the U. P. ireight house and racing up Broadway. It smashed two buggies but got home without killing any person. The Lutheran Missionary sooiety has issued in a pamphlet an address by Bev. Fuller Bergstresser of this city, "The Marching Order of the Church," a plea for for more vigor ous missionary efforts. The Belle Springs company dis tributed some beautiful oalendara to day, about the handsomest of the season. The company remembered the newspapera with packages of butter for Christmas gifts. McPherson College News: The students of the dormitory miss the kind words of their matron whioh heretofore have . greeted them at Chriatmas time. Although Mrs. Stauffer has a higher position as di rector of the Model school, at present the students wish the faculty had not promoted her. However we wish her a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. . METHODIST PRAYERS LIKELY, Rev. E. R. Browa Receiving Sup port for Senate Chaplain. Rev. E. B. Brown ia a candidate for chaDlain of the state aenate and is receiving the su ort of many sena tors. The probabilities are tnat ne will be chosen and will offer aome good old Methodist prayers for the senators during the session. The chances are that they need It. Mr. Brown ia an old soldier, an able Dreacber and deserves the honor. It is hoped that he will win. Eiltht Christmas Presents. Marriage lioenses were leaned today ss follow: C. F. Bnmold, Berea, Ky., and Sarah E. Newcomer, Hope. Oliver B. Eller, lola, Kaa., and Pearl Rose, Abilene. B. J. King, Hoiaingtoa, Kas., and Els Beemer, Dillon, Kas., Boarded by Judge Eankia. Alex Too tig, A Ml ens; Minnie a Loeisbarg, Jamestown, Kas., married by Jae Rankin. 1 CASE'S, Abilene, Kansas ! Commencing Largest Store in Central Kansas CASE'S, Abilene, Kansas ridav Eilprning at 8 O'clock An After Christmas Basement anil Other Sales Mvl but we've been busy in this Big Storel Looks as though "Old Santy" hadn't anv other store to go to. We know he hadn't any stock so big and fine to draw on. Very many of the Toy. Doll. China, Millinery, Cloak and other stocks are now in ha "almost" class almost sold out. Lots of others we want to close out, hence, we start a sale reducing them from a third to a half to make sure none will be left. Sale Continues Until Saturday Night, January 5th, 8 Days. Eight-Day Sale of Dolls. JfBSawaasjaw $x s" . - . DO 29 1 1.48 Drums for 2.46 Drums for 2.45 .74 48o Bag Dolls that talk 98c Biso Dolls for -66 1.48 Biso Dolls for ..... 3.45 Biso Dolls for 98o Kid Body Dolls for. 1.48 Kid Body Dolls for 98 4.45 Kid Body Dolls for -8.45 85o8hoo-Fly Booking Horses... .65 98o Shoo-Fly Booking Horse .... .75 1.26 Shoo-Fly Booking Horse 1.98 Shoo-Fly Booking Horse 75oToy Trunks .45 9.00 Automobiles... .W 8.00 Automobiles 6.46 6.95 Automobiles 4.96 1.48 Sunning Mechanical Trains on Track . . . 2.48 Trains for . 86o Walking Toys tJ 75o Mechanical Autos ........ r 86o Drums for 76s Drums for. 1.! .96 1.46 ; .19 -.89 .19 .46 26o Toy Stoves for 15 48o Toy Stores for 98c Toy Stoves for -9 1.25 Toy Stoves for 89 25osetToy Dishes 16 48c Toy Dishes 76c Toy Dishes 8 1.48 Toy Dishes 89 1.48 Doll Furniture Sets for. 76 69o Magic Lanterns for .99 75c Magio Lanterns for 48 4.48 Magio Lantern for S-96 76u Doll Go-Carts, all wire, in destructible, for 48 1.25 Go-Carts for 89 2.25 Go-Carts for 1.76 76o wood Go-Carts for 48 1.75 Folding Go-Cart ..... 1.19 2.26 Folding Go-Cart 1-26 Ankle Length Cloak Sale. My ! but we've been busy in ' "' " this Cloak Section. Looks as though "Old Santy" didn't have mmmm any other place to go io. Our uoaks are now in me "almost" class almost sold out. A few left we don't want to carry ' s3 over. Hence these reductions con tinue. Come and see the bar gains. 5.00 Cloaks for- - 3-25 6.50 Cloaks for 4-25 9 00 Cloaks for 6.50 10.00 Cloaks for 7.25 12.50 Cloaks for 8-95 11. co Cloaks tor 9.50 1 coo Cloaks for. 10. so Cloaks for 13-50 mm 1 ' ifi T AT; v-v:.:v:::-:.vvv:wi-: 25.00 Cloaks for . -10.95 -1350 -17.95 Basement Toy Town Reductions. 10c Mechanioal Tops for. . . 60 19o Mechanical. Tops for ...lOo 2.95 Bubber Tired Veloci pedes for ..1.96 98o Croklnole Boards for. . . 69o 2.48 Croklnole Boards for. . .1.98 25o boys' Tool Boxes for. . ,15o 76o boys' Tool Boxes for. . . ,89c 1.48 boys' Tool Boxes for 98o 1.48 small Desks for 76o 75o Black Boards for 69o 85o Combination Money Banks for 48c S60 Money Banks for 19o 85o Toy Merry-Go-Bounds. . . 19o 98c Toy Merry-Go-Bounds.. 69o Countless other reductions in the Basement Section too numerous to mention. Millinery Sale. A big clean-up sale of Millinery in which we put all Hats at ONE-HALF PRICE. Sale of Napkins. FORTY per cent reduction on a big lot of slightly soiled Napkins ranging in price from 2.00 to 5.00 per dozen. An Almost Half Price Sale of All Furs. You know the value of the Case Fur Store. You know when you get Furs here you get real Fur value for - 1 t your money, rurs picicea Dy men who know their worth. We have had a big Fur Season. What we have left will go at these remarkably low prices: All 4.00 Furs or sale for ,.. 2 .50 All 6.50 Furs on sale for 3-75 All 7.50 Furs on sale for 4-00 All 8.50 Furs on sale for 6.00 All 10.00 Furs on sale for 6-25 All 15.00 Furs on sale for 9-60 All 16.50 Furs on sale for . ...10.50 f Cloak like illustra tion, regular $15.00 values -.$10.95 1 ABILENE, KANSAS. PARK BONDS ARE SUSTAINED. Judge Moore Upholds Lffalityof Issue. Judge Moore of the district court today denied the injunction asked for against the Issue of 16,000 park bonds and declared the bonda legal. The bonds were Toted at the spring elec tion and the city hall block was con demned after appraisement Some of the property owners contested the sppraisement and aaked Injunction tgstnst the issoa. Judge Moors holds that the procedure was ia harmony with the spirit and letter f the law sad that ths proceedings to this date it regnlar and legaL j The ty will now go oa wua um nark and it ia expected that the Carnegie library will be placed near the corner of 4th and Broadway. They Are Happy. J. H. Dary of Herington and Nellie Taylor of Bucklin were married this afternoon at the Continental hotel by Bev. E. N. Evans. Bock bland Holiday Bates. For holidays Bock Island baa made one and one-third rate- tor round trip to all points oa Bock Island-Frisco System. Ticket oa sale Dec. JOth to 15th Inclusive, Dee. S9, SO. SI and Jan. 1st Flaal retura limit leaving desUnaUoa to and Including Jan. Tth, 107. J. H. Jnnfcss, M-lltafe Agent Book Ialaad. PRAISE FOB ABILENE WOMAN Mist Rom it; Commended for Her Work for Library. In an article on the suocess of the Downs librarian in the Sunday Star Is this concerning Abilene's library as sociation and Its competent librarian: The women of Abilene have done heroic work- in buUding a library. The members of four literary societies la that cityetartod a library three years ago and from the start they have rented rooms, paid a librarian and janitor and bought books for the public. Now they have 1,700 volumes not cheaply bound, but good books actional bookcases to pot than la, s gift of t?00 from the commercial j "Reductions on countless other arti cles of Holiday Nature in the Basement sec tion. We have quot ed but a small part of the many reduced things. Come in and see them. club, and a promise of 115,000 from Mr. Carnegie for a building. It la encouraging to watch the slow but certain progress the women of Kansaa are making as builders et libraries," said Miss Uda Bomig of Abilene, president of the Kansaa Library association. "From every part of the atate cornea the cheering news of earnest, patient, self-sacrificing work of women in this grand work, which, to my mind, is one of the greatest factors In education to day. More books are being read by Kansaa people than ever before, and it is a source of satisfaction to know that, through the Influenoa of women, there is a growing demand lor a bet ter and more wholesome literature.