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7J. J&KaaaVfiea M UMU WHU ONU UBMU 1MJ URMl) (SMU UMMO gMJ UMMU IMU UMMU UtMU PU UMMU WW (M UMMW W i, ere is si r ra C ii in arwa "I and before baring any Jtm ought to find out what it Is. lathis dvlliasd day aad age It would hardiy seem aeoeasary W tell eallghtoaed people to beware of cheep jewelry. It wool khL ltLTm-UjXet something for nothing and th. moaey tawetod In cheap Jak jewelry the name as banding mooey ever to e highway robbm-. Reoplo who handle tl ! ZLZZL. 3ito put any kind of a guarantee on H that (he cuitomer wants though If the customer would stop to thiak tb guarantee Isn't worth th breath it take to My would ocean that everybody ought thhi tort of atuff wiU usually U it. Many fake Jewelry hoaaet print written guarantees wi put them hi the back of their wtch eases. The g l. flooded with cheat) jewelry to catch the wicker looking for "bargain." inch a the nana tee Un't worth the aaap -of rou. finger. These people have ao reputation at (take a4 hotoe nothing to lose aad the market i are to be found hi maacropnkNW aarenuememu of aaatrapuiew dealers. Bur Jewelry of a jeweler the same a roa would. bay . , Anrt. n, advice of a lawrer. It takei rears to learn the jewejry Duaineas mm n is to nogm uuj uw.wwrnoiiw " J"- i- " 1 1!rJrnUdn. a wel than they about regulating the weather.. Our special Ua of cut glass, dilna, watches aad jewelry are made for Jewelers only. They are the top notch 1 artistic I:. "I CUT GLASS r 1B1 J ii ii , , ....... Our specialty is the famous IJBBV line. Ask anyone who knows anything about cut gU and they will tell you that this Is the best line la the world. In this line we hare Beautiful Salad Bowl, from - 15.W Sugar aad Cream Seta from W.00 to 11.00 We also hare a large assortment of good cut glass in cheaper grades. SILVERWARE We hare the Towle, Gorhnm, Alvln, Reed and Barton, Hockford and other lines, all first class. We hare Sterling Tea Spoons from $3,150 up. Plated from 1.25 up. . . Buying a watch is the thing yoa want to be most particular about. . Common snaps should tell yon that It never pays to buy one of anybody bat a regular Jeweler. We recommend the Hamilton, the South Bend or the Howard and we handle all of them. We also handle the Waltham aad Elgin aad can sell you a watch In any kind of a case you want from $1.00 to $75.00. ' V . Our line of jewelry for the holiday trade is the largest we ewr had. Our huge assortment of Rings, Chains, Broochs, Fobs, Toilet Seta, Hand Fainted China aad novelties makes this aa excel lent place in which to do your Christmas shopping. Come in early while the assortment la complete. We engrave any article free of charge. We will lay your purchases away for you. First Door East of Postoffice on Third Street, Abilene ALFRED m llll B IIH 1 1 1 1 1 : '. . ' ' ' " ' l' ' " Pioneer Produce Co. We want your poultry and eggs. Always pay the highest cash price. We have several hundred barrels of Jonathan apples in storage which we will sell at per barrel. AUTOMOBIiE SCHOOL HERE. Instruction to be Given in Operation an Construction of Motors. An innovation that will be much appreciated by the motorists of the county is n Automobile School be ing established by E. E. Coulson Co. The first class will begin work Monday, Dec. 20 and the course will extend over about five weeks. As expert automobile mechanic will be In charge and every part of a car will be studied and students will be qualified to make repairs of all kinds, to run any kind ot a car and to un derstand the operation of every part ot the machine. The tuition will be $25 and It will be worth many times that to the man who wants to under stand his car. Besides it qualifels young men for the position of chauf feurs or garage men, an employment much In demand. , RECENT REFLECTIONS , - x New books have arrived at the library. Have you sjeen the candy Racket Is selling at 12c per lb.T the wit Born, December 1, to Mr. and sirs. J. 0. Engle of Acme, a son. If you need a heating stove you can save money by buying at Hodge Bros. i 8dwlt Lyon knd Snyder of Sallna have the contract for the sewer No. 6 for $466. Special sale at the Racket Satur day. ' wit More toys, dolls and gifts than you ever seen in Abilene at one time may be found at the Racket. wit Vndersheriff Jeffcoat Is on the sick list. Mott Thayer Is acting as Sheriff Young's assistant. J. W. Asltng Is moving back to Abilene from Enterprise and will re side on East First street ABOUT PEOPLE. Heating stores at prices at Hodgs Bros. "over-stock' 8dwlt The RacMet wl)I sell jar'denlers worth from 60c to tt.it for tic Saturday, one to a customer . wit Driving Hare For Sale. Brown, good driver, good looker, safe for anybody, city broke, auto mobile proof. Also Stanhope phaeton, harness and net C. H. Harger, Abi lene. , , wit J. 0. Engle, the auctioneer, has purchased the bungalow recently built by E. S. McCormlck on West Fourth street tor $3000. Lease Duck- wall has rented the place and will move Into it this week. A letter from Santa Claus to the Racket says that he is on his way and will make his first appearance In Abilene about Saturday the 18th. ,, wit Ben Gary had a runaway this morning. He was getting a load of coal at the Badger yard and the mill whistle frightened the team. The wagon was demolished and the coal scattered several blocks. ' ' Mrs. Mary J. Broughton, who broke one of her arms Thursday by falling down the back porch steps at her home on East Enterprise street, is resting nicely. Mrs. Broughton Is ii years old and two bones above the wrist being broken makes it quite painful for her. , . Special low prices on heating stoves at Hodge Bros. Idw-lt Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Dewey hare returned from Chicago and are staying at their ranch south of town where Mr. Dewey is preparing to kulld a handsome country place. In eluding a bungalow, stables and tene-i ment house. The buildings will be bulk ot cenjeut. Manhattan Mer- enry. 7o Know Vhat You Want - - j - ...' ,..,...-. ; In the way of wire fencing. You are look ins for a good woven wire strong enough to turn stock yet with wires at bottom close enough to turn small chickens, well galvan ized so it will hot rust in a year or two, and will keep its position when stretched. All of these features are found in the AMERICAN POULTRY and RABBITFENCE. We have it in large quantities and the price is reasonable. .; O. A. Rogers returned from Kan sas City. Henry Kleopfer was up from Hope on business. Miss Marie Augustine returned from Talmage. Ed. Kropp was down front Man chester on business. , " James Haley of Hope was transact ing business In town today. Mrs. H. Frazler left for Brook vllle to reside during the winter. B. F. Jury ot Newburn was trans acting business in Abilene today. J. J. Hartlett, general agent of the U. P., Leavenworth, was in the city. - Albert Knopp, one ot the leading farmers north of Chapman, was In the city. . Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Sherwood of Excelsior Springs are visiting relatives. T. C. Henry ot Denver was here on his way home to Denver from Kansas City. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Fry leave to morrow for Fairfield, Pa., where they will reside. Harry Picking and Jos. Cress left over the Santa Fe for Miami, Flor ida, to look at lands represented by C: H. Sllfer. A. Reynolds was up from his fine farm near Navarre buying Christ- mas presents and of course made the Reflector a welcome call. M. Dllllng returned from a busi ness trip to Oklahoma. He saw Franc Jaymes, a former Abllenelte, nho Is now farming and doing well. George Markley of Brooktield, Mo., returned home after a week's visit with his aunt, Mrs. E. J. Wlnsler ot Buckeye, and other relatives. H. F. Janke was up. .from Chap man and inspected tne tteiiector plant which he pronounced up to date. The linotype was a great attraction for him. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Frey returned from Colorado where they have been visiting their son, John. They made a few farewell calls here before leav ing tor Pennsylvania where they ex pect to make their home and also take care of Mrs. Frey'i father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Kagler, who are quite aged. Mr. Kugler is about 00 years old and la in poor health, Mrs. Kugler It 84 years ot age. Christmas Slippers See our Christmas Slipper display. : Don't know of a good style of. slip per we are not showing. 1 Hen's Slippers in Seal, Kid, Tan, Fansts. Nullifurs and Romeos at 1.25, 1.80. $1.7S to $2.60. Women's House and Dress Slippers Ties, Pumps,, Sandals, etc, Cuban and French Heals. , Prices $1.25 to $8.00. Come to our Christmas Slipper Show. Maple drove School, Dist, No. 51. Following Is report for month end ing Dec. 6: Number enrolled 88; boys 20, girls 18. Number of cases tardiness 8. Average daily attend ance 35. Those neither absent nor tardy are as follows: -1 Minnie Hill, Oscar Brubaker, Hasel Smith; Ray mond Brubaker, Cora Krause, George Smith, Nola Brubaker, John Smith, Ruth Zook, Clarence Krause, Melvln Wolfe, Carl Smith, Eva Brubaker, Thayer Smith .Charley Baxter, Ruth Brubaker, Ruby Brubaker, Ray Oar rett. Those absent but sot tardy: Albert Krause, Vera Haywood, Ar thur Brubaker, Sylvia Smith, Bessie Brubaker, Earl Zook, Ray Haywood, Dorothy Brubaker, Gladys Smith, George Baxter, Lawrence Smith, Har ry Zook. Tardy but not absent:' Francis Smith. Number of visitors 4. Come and lee our work, Katharine -Stewart, teacher. 1 SEE 0UII BEAUTIFUL t t U 1 1 1 I II 1 1 1 1 U U If I U J 1 11 i Brown Building Abilene, Kas ' DAVIS HEADQUARTERS AT PRESDER- OASTS FOB EVERYTHING. Note the following prices for holi day goods: Candy 19 to 50c Mixed Nats 15c Family afaw Tomatoes $1 per dosea. Family stae eanafe corn fOe per Bast faaatly Soap f&M par k Pocket Knives from B8c to $8,00. Carrmg nets $140 to $&0t. Chafing aad Serrtag Dishes $&M to $low. , Ameriraa Lady aad Aawrinaa Peat, the aeatost fHUag aad beat wearing shoes sa the world, to $3.00. A eaperb Ma of alaia aad faaey pattoraa la drees goods aad sflks S5e to $1.T5 per yard.' Handkerchiefs 6c to $140. Ladlea' aad Goat's faaey Neck- Ties, Game, aad Belts from 10c to $1.00, Faary Combs aad Handkerchiefs pat an ta ChrUtaaaa botes frost 10c to S. 00. We waat all yowr poultry aad arm prodacto tor aU of which wo positively pay yaw the bigheat sur- ket price. , PP.EKEERGA9TS. awJtlUlt - Toll of Now Ideas, Coming Surprises, Happy . Hits, Novel and desirablo Feature l'ou can not find a better place to get Just the right thing for everyone. The right present for the right person at the right price. Our dolls are too best that money could buy.' Do not fall to see our splendid assortment of HoUday Goods. , Oar stock is complete. We also have a large stock of HANDKERCHIEFS, NECKWEAR, GLOVES AND MITTENS. RUGS- UNDERWEAR, OVER COATS, DUCK COATS, LEGG INS GIVE ME A TRIAL - , t t t t t t A MOTHER AT REST. Mrs. F. W. Wright of Ridge Passed to Bettor World. Another of the noble women who helped build up Dickinson county was laid to rest In Pilgrim's Home cemetery la South Dickinson Wed nesday. Mrs. Frank W. Wright, one ot the early residents ot Ridge town ship who died Dee. I, was thea bur led, Rev. George McKay of Hope officiating and a large number ot friends aad neighbors being present to show their respect aad sorrow for the family. Louisa H. Boats was bora la Nap- lea, Ontario county, New York, April I, 1141. 8he moved with her par ents when flTS rears old to Jackson. Michigan, where she grew to woman hood aad was married to Fraak W. Wright July I. HO. In February. 1870, with her husband, she moved to Cass county, Missouri. la Aug- est, 1811 they came to Dickinson county where they have slsee resid ed op the farm where she passed ewsy A son, F. W. Wright. Jr., aad a daughter, Mrs. Ernest Tilton at Eayle Lake, Texas, and a daughter. Mrs. Edwards ot Ridge township are left with the hesbaad to mourn the loot ot a Christina wile aad motirr. a good aeigoDor. a me mm u all. They have the sympathy of an who knew her. . . Broadway, Abilene, Kas. ' ' ; a Public Bale I will aell at public suction at my farm IV, miles west on Enterprise, 3 H miles east and 1 H miles south of the court house, Abilene, Kansas, north of the river. - , Wednesday, Dec 15th commencing ht 1 o'clock sharp, the following property, to-wit: t.., 4 HEAt) OF HORSES 1 matchel team ot browa geldings, (and I years old, weight Hit, extra good workers aad drivers. I brown gelding 4 years ow. 1 yearling draft colt 13 HEAD OF CATTLE - 1 Registered Shorthorn tow iFrlncess Msry) Wltn infl calf at foot,; sired by C M. Garrer'a f SO Double Cftampioa. i yeaning aeuer, oam. Priaosss Mary, sire. Royal Glostor. I mncn cows, some giving bus, i yearling steer. 1 yearling Shorthorn auiu 40 POLAND CHINA. HOGS 4 yearling sows aad two spring gilts all bred for early farrow. . I large, strong spring boars Ot for service, t alee summer gilts, ll early fail plg weight about 10 pounds, all bred aad thrifty. TERMS: AS sums under lit cash. On sums over $10 a credit of t months wiU be given, purchaser giving approved note at 1 per cant in terest, bat if paid wbea due, only ( per eeat Interest wUl be charged. L. D. ARfJOLD J. K. BUBTCH. AortiM9r. C W. RENAKSS. CiefE.