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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
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
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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.
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
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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
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 ,
New books have arrived at the
Have you sjeen the candy
Racket Is selling at 12c per lb.T
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
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
Heating stores at
prices at Hodgs Bros.
The RacMet wl)I sell jar'denlers
worth from 60c to tt.it for tic
Saturday, one to a customer
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.
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-
7o Know Vhat You Want
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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
Henry Kleopfer was up from Hope
Miss Marie Augustine returned
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
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
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Fry leave to
morrow for Fairfield, Pa., where they
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
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.
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
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,
SEE 0UII BEAUTIFUL
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Abilene, Kas '
HEADQUARTERS AT PRESDER-
OASTS FOB EVERYTHING.
Note the following prices for holi
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.
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 - ,
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
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.
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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
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.
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