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ASILISE XTJXZIJ EHILECTC2, ABILENE, KANSAS, 19 1907.
Glclost and Dost U Cooley, the Jeweler t - 27 Years in Abilene. j We have a imputation for i giving the best values and this Christmas can surprise you I with manj pretty things for ; Watches, - i Clocks, s Chains, r Charms, ' Hat Pins, Jewel Cases,. ,v Cut Glass in abund ance, . Lockets,.; Rings;!.::... .t; -Etc., Etc. Beautiful collection of every thing that is found in a First- Class Jewelry Store. Repairing Our Specialty, 17, L, COOLEY Third St., Opposite PoetofBee. CHEEVEB Scott Ayres ia spending few weeks in Colorado. Mies Lizzie Kreider is sewiag at Gish's tiiis week. Mrs. Robertson and son returned home a short time ago after several months' visit in eastern and western Canada. They report a fine trip. Mr. Molntyre and Mr. Greenough made- a business trip to Manchester Monday. Misses Gladys and Evelyn MuBtard spent Monday with their grandma. $10 Reward. It is unlawful to kill quail after , Dec. 14th. A reward of 110 anil be paid to anyone who will furnish evidence that will lead to conviction ' of anyone shooting qnail out of sea son. 95-2t2c C. Stevens, Game Warden Dickinson County. Tour Christmas Baking Will Make or Mar Your Christmas Happiness. - LEE BAKING POWDER ' Will make your baking A Perfect Success. . - It is Pure and it makes all four foods pure, wholesome and delicious. ' .The light and tasty cakes made with it speak .Tolilmes t.r its purity and t"&z&' TflE BIG AND BUSY STORE. Prendergast's Is Overflowing with Bargains. With the clo. of another year there is a pleasure in noting the advance ment of the old reliable department store of J. T. Prendergast A Co. This firm has dnring the past year done a largely increased business and has taken a position thai entitles It to more than special mention. It has so increased its capaoity and Its various departments that now It ranks with one of the state's biggest stores and deserves the honor. ' . During the year It has built a large oarriage warehouse where the finest line of buggies in the city is displayed on the "round floor behind wide plate glass windows. Its dry goods depart ment Is in charge of experienced sales men and salesladies and has every thing from the daintiest trimmings the most serviceable of staples. The line of cloaks and ready-to-wear gar ments is large and complete. In the fancy hardware depailment is a splendid line of guns and ammu nition, one that will appeal to the, hunter and there Is a new line of cutlery, etc., that will make the best of presents. The stoves and ranges need no men tion for it is well known that no better stock can be found anywhere, You will be surprised at the bargains found here. The annual inventory is between the holidays. Until then there Is chance for the best bargains in every denartment. Come . early for this store Is very busy every day. Masquerade Ball A grand masquerade ball will be given in A. 0. U. W. ball on Christ mas eve. Deo. 24. Miller's three-pieoe orchestra will furnish fine music and rood time is assured, All are in. vited to come and enjoy it. CHAPMAN. - Rev. Ludden of Lincoln, Neb., de livered an interesting lecture at the Lutheran church Monday evening, C. A. Soberer left .Wednesday for the Panhandle country with a party of land seekers. A number of local sports attended the dog races near Pearl Monday. Frank Childers and wife went to Wamem Tuesday for a week's visit with friends. Patrick Ryan was an Abilene visitor Tuesday. Dr. Oollv has leased the Deeves hotel aad wilt take pessession in few days- Wm. Karl e Detroit was a business visitor ia towa Monday. Mise Nettie WhiSehair returned Saturday froaa a twe months' visit at Kansas City. T. W. Weddick asade a business trip to junction City Wednesday. Georire Holland of Denver arrived Suaday and will spend the holiday with his parents. WORD FROM FLEET.! DILLON. by Stevenson left for his home at Durham. Born. Sundav. Dee. 15, to Mr. aad Mrs. Talbot, girl. Mrs. Anderson of Hope was visiting in Dillon a lew days last week. J. M. Moslejr was in Hope Saturday on business. Ed and Kama Berteobinger took dinner Sunday with F. W. Bertscbing- er and family. Rumor says that wedding bells will i rinrinir in our town in the neat future. A Tillman Resolution Adopted. Washington, Dee. IS. Senator T11V man Tuesday Introdnoed a resolaUon Instructing the senate committee en finance to report "whether It la prac ticable for the national government to discontinue the Issuance of permits to retail liquor dealers In states, coun ties or municipalities where local option prevails, prohibiting the sale of Ilquers." Senator Allison suggest. that the government merely col lected tax on liquor and does not con trol Its sale. Mr. Tillman replied that the government In collecting the tax permits the sale of liquor and Issues a permit for that purpose. The resolution was adopted. A Veteran River Pile Dead. It Charles, Mo.. Dee. H. Captain Edward L. rulkersoa. aged Tl Tears, who bad been a pilot on the Missis sippi river since he waa It rears old. died here Thursday from malarial fever. Ba was familiarly known by nea from St. Urals to New. Orleans, and was the oldest pilot oa the river ta point of years of service. Captain rulkersoa waa one eg the pilots selected to steer the steamer oa which President Roosevelt ande his recent trip down the .river to Memphis. Messages Caught By Wireless Station v at Savannah, Ga., Shows All Well Aboard Battleships. Savannah, Ga., Dec. 19. The Sa vannah DeForrest wireless , station Wednesday afternoon was In commu nication with the flagship Connecti cut, the Georgia and the -Minnesota of the battleship fleet Many official and private messages being sent to Norfolk, Washington and New York officers and correspondents with the fleet were caught. 5 " , The messages showed that the' wire less telephones are being used on the trip and are proving successful. .The ships In the squadrons carry on con versations and receive orders for for mation by wireless telephone,: J At 8 p. m. the fleet was reported a communication with the wireless sta tion at San Juan, P. R, . ' The following message was caught at the Savannah station: i, '.. 3 y "Wednesday noon, 240 v miles course remains southeasterly; fleet 550 miles southeast of Jacksonville at noon Evans signaled double col umn, Interval 1,600 yards; well exe cuted; special flagships signal "well done Louisiana.' Beyond gulf stream, moderate swells; day perfect;.' magni ficent picture blue water two lines white ships, crew white dress; squad rons early shaken down; keeping per feet distances. ':. Will Enforce the Law. Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 19. In a for mal opinion filed In answer1 to a re quest from Gov. Sheldon, Attorney General Thompson Wednesday.' held that under the provisions of the pure food law all food packages sold In the state must be branded to Indi cate contents and net, weight or measure, Manufacturers of package goods have been objecting to the statute. Gov. ' Sheldon announced that the law would be strictly forced. , ' Steel Mill Starting Up. ' Pittsburg, Dec. 19. The American Sheet Steel & Tlnplato company has received orders necessitating 1 In creases In Its working forces and out put. At the STonessen plant, near here, consisting of 28 mills only 13 have been operated since early In Oc tober. Eight more mills were start ed Wednesday and announcement was made that all others will star! the first of next week, employing at full time the entire force of 1,400 men. ' Railroad Official Acquitted. New York, Dec. 19. Alfred H. Bmlth, vice president of the New York Tjemral Kallroad company, was acquitted Wednesday of a charge ol manslaughter, brought In connection with the wreck of the Brews ton ex press at Woodtawn, last February, la which 24 persons were killed. Jastloe Kellogg directed the verdict Printers hi a Conference. Iirflanapans, Ind., Dec. 19. The national board of arbitration In which newspaper publishers and the Inter toatlonal Typographical union are la terested began a session In Indianapo lis Wednesday. One vt the question which the board is here to discuss re lates to the printers' scale In of. the taTger cities. Major Corry Killed. Atlanta, Ga., Dee. 19. Major Manly B. Corry, paymaster of the depart ment f the gulf, was killed Wednes day sight by being thrown from an automobile while on his way to the terminal station to catch a train for Macon. A Missouri Legislator Dead. Joplin, Mo., Dec. 19.W. Ed. Pear- ion, well known business man, demo cratic politician member of the state legislature, died at his apartments at the Lucerne at 5 o'clock Wednesday morning, aged 42 years. Bright New Holiday oods are the kind we are selling the people of Dickinson county. Our stock is larger than ever. You'll miss seeing the largest and most complete line of Holiday Goods in Central Kansas if yon fail to visit Ask anyone you meet where to find Santa Claus Head quarters. Watch for the big sign, follow the crowd, trade where your neighbors trade, get in the band wagon, and you'll buy your gifts at ; .'.THE'': A. L. DUCKWALL, Prop. SUMMONS FOR CORTELYOU Secretary of the Treasury Cited to Appear in Court. Hs la Accused of Having Allotted Panama Bonds to Low Bid ders Contrary to Law. Telephoned 200 Miles by Wlralei Copenhagen, Dee. 19. It was an nounced here Wednesday that wire; less telephonic messages were tran mltted 200 miles between the Weis- aen Zee wireless station at Berlin aad the Langby station, near this city. MARKET REPORTS. Live Stock. Kuuu CHr, Dee. IS. Cattle Natives: Mm S4.M0l.7i; raws ana hclf.ni. SI M es.oo: stockm ana ftedera. 12.0004.40: western atoms, tl.MC6.lt. Hon Bum ales. S4.tS04.4S. Sheen Muttons. S4.OS04.SO; lambs. S6.i60i.lt. CMcaco. IMC l. cattle natives, f 1 06.11; cows and h.lfera, 11.1604.60: tockers and foodere, lt.SS04.rt. Hno Mind and butchers, S4.I604.U. hep. $2.4404.60. Lamb., ft.760t.2t. Bt. Louts. Dee. it. Beet aims. 43 w 04.00: atorken and feeders, S2.2604.il; cow. and iMtfen, 22.M0I.OO; Tewaa Mw lt.ei0S.ie. Hon Pie and lijt.u, 4.tof 76. 8hp Natives, f3.W0t.ee. umu St.OO0l.S6. a rain. Kanau Cltr. Dm. It. Com. Wheat If 1 to hitrber. Mar. ttc: Julr. we; mh. No, t bard. S60HH.: Ho. t, Met7e: He. I roe. NtNiie; No. a. tltiestc Com He to lttc klaiMr. Mar. Me; Julr. iic; eub, No. I nixed, 4!4IH s. 8. tl ua tic: no. 1 wniie. tic no tiuauivc. Oau uncnaane. ne. 1 white. 61e: No. 1 mixed, 604e. Bt LouU. Dec, is. Close, wntat- mttirea weak. Track No. t rod, cook. O1H01 St; No. t hard. II eoei.ss: Mar 64.: Julr. He. Com Wook. Track No. t, oart. 6l064He: Mar. Ue: Jol. 6e: No. I wblte, 66066c Ooto-Wok Track No. t, tut. SOHci Mar. SSttc. ioir. 46H: No. t white. 6K. CMcaeo, Doc is. cms. wmh- 0416: Julr. ssc com atar. www Uc: Jul.. 6!Uc oato Mar. okl a r. ue; July. eM. la- o. , rraevce. city. rc I Rrr. tc poi Poultry liana, te; oprtw. 7f tnrrr. So. BMr Cmemerr. tie nc: im. paeame mimm, 'W rMKi 10076 per ka. Washington, Deo. 19. Justice Gould o( the district supreme court Wednesday cited George B. Cortel- you, secretary or the treasury, 10 appear In court January 3, to show cause why he should not be enjoined from turning over or delivering the balance of the (21,450,000 ol the Panama canal bonds to certain banks and persons to whom he has announced allotments. The citation Issued by Justice Gould Is based on a petition Bled by George w. Austin of New York, who describes himself as a taxpayer and property owner In the United States and who declares he made a proposal to purchase bonds ' of the advertised Issue of the face value ot 13,000,000. He avers be had agreed to pay at the rate ot 103.375 and accrued Interest per J100 and on notice of the acceptance of his subscription stands ready to de posit the amount with the assistant treasurer at New York. Ur. Austin Informs the court that he has heen advUed through the pub lie DreBS that In direct violation of the statutes and In absolute disregard of the treasury department circular, of the 125,000,000 of the bonds allot ted only (1,000,000 were allotted to natural persons, who were Individual Waders, and who. In accordance with the statutes aad said circular were given equal opportunity to aubscribe therefor; the remaining 124,000,000 were allotted to divers national banks and only $3,550,000 of which were al lotted to batiks which had offered a higher price than (hat bid by him. In hla petition Mr. Austin also re fers to (he bid of one George A. Romar, of New York City, who had complied with the terms of the secre tary's circular in every particular but whose bid was Ignored. It Is stated that Mr. Romar offered bids lor 11,000,000 at 1.03, (1,000,000 at 11.03, $1,000,000 at (1.03 and $1,- 000,000 at (1.04, and that a further bid for (4,00,000 waa made by Mr. Bomar at a price of (1.036tf- Christmas Apple: Our Apples are all firstclass Winter Apples and are good keepers York Imperial Baldwin None Such Golden Pippin York Stripe Ben Davis Winesap Black Twig 'Buy a barrel of Apples, a present the whole family can enjoy. SHOCKEY Ik LA1ES ABILENE, KANSAS The petition concludes with the declaration that by reason ot the sec retary's having Ignored these rids, "the United States and the cltlsens thereof, Irrespective of the right of aald bidder, had been deprived of and will be deprived and defrauded ol several hundreds ot thousands of dot lars." Thsy Will Remember Whlttler. Amesbury, Mass., Deo. 16. The 100th anniversary of the birth of John Qreenleaf Whlttler will be observed here Tuesday and also at Haverhill and Danvers, Mass., and Center Har bor, N. H., where the poet live t part of the time. Banquet for Porto Rico's Qovernor. Ban Juan, Dec, 16. Americana and Porto Rlcana gave a banquet Satur day night in honor ot Regis H. Post, governor ot Porto Rico, who was re cently renominated for that office by Presjdent Rooseyjlt. ' Insurance Commissioners Meet. Louisville, Ky., Deo. 1. A meetlni ot the National Association of State Insurance Commissioners, having foi Its object the drafting of uniform state laws governing the taxation ol Insurance companies, was begun her Wednesday. Nearly all the state com missioners who are members ot the body and a number of representatives of the Insurance companies wers present when the meeting was called! to order by Commtsslonper Henry B Prewltt of Kentucky. Jobss Goss to Kansss City. Wichita, Kan., Dec. 19. A. C. Jobes president of the National Bank ol Commerce of this city and a diree tor of the Atchison, Topeka ft Sants Fa Railway company, has been elect ed vice-president of the First Nation al bank of Kansas City. Mr. Jobei will retain bis position with thi Wichita bank, but be will move tl Kansas City.at ones. I. S. HALLAM, President. J. L. KRUGER, Vioe Pres dent. JOHN A. FLACK, Cashier. M. PRENDERGAST, Ass't. Cashier. The Abilene State Han Extends Christmas Greeting And Solicits a Share of Your Patronage L 8. HALLAM, DAVID MATTESON, DIRECTORS: J. L. KRUGER, JOHN A. FLACK.' E. H. FORNEI,