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Mrs. W. II. Barber U entertaining tb Lutheran Ladles' Aid society, at ler bome thU afternoon. Mrs. John Royer U assisting. - The S. . O. club give its final dance of the tenon at the K. ball tonight A good orchestra and many couple will make the! closing Tmll a fitting climax for the season 4 About eighty-five or ninety of, the parishiners of the Evangelical church cave their new patter,' Rev, Hanne, and wife, a hearty reception In the way of a generous donation at the parsonage Thursday evening, " 60 If the new pastor will not pat ronize the grocer, butcher and baker for the next six weeks the merchants may know the reason why. The ev nlng was spent In a social way with, singing, etc. The pastor with a rew veil chosen words thanked the friends for this practical way of ex nreislnff themselves. But most of all he thanked them for the kindly feeling back of these material gifts ( The presiding elder, who accidently happened to be present, offered pray er, after which all returned to their homes. 4 Mr. and Mrs. John F. Westrup celebrated their golden wedding an nlversary today with a family 12 o'clock dinner. John F. Westrup was born in Germany Dec. 24, 1840. He ' immigrated 'to this country with ' his parents In 1842 and settled in Rip ley county, Indiana. Mr. Westrup met Elizabeth Smith, whose home -was adjoining the Westrup estate, and after two years of courting was - . f .. a married. Alter one year 01 married life. Mr. Westrup was called to war, f. where he served his country until ' the close of the war. In 1870 Mr. Westrup and family and bis brother ame west and resided in Dickinson county for. 18 years, then moved to Abilene and has devoted all of his time and -Cinergy to his large fruit farm east of the city. Mr. and Mrs. 'Westrup were blessed with seven children, six girls and one boy, all "of whom are living and present: Sophia Cammerer, Woodward, Ok. t Elizabeth Gadow, Woodward, )k.; George F, Westrup, Abilene; Mrs. C. W, Parker, Leavenworth; Mrs. 1 L T. Kennedy, Leavenworth; Mrs. Lydia Nlckelson, Woodward, Okla.; Martha Kirkpatrlck, Galatia, Colo. There are 22 grandchildren In all. The fiftieth anniversary was a great vent for, Mr. and Mrs. Westrup on account of being surrounded by their, children and grandchildren- The presents from the family were num erous and magnificent as well as expensive. The decorations were in Cold colors and beautiful. Rev. J. W. DeYoe officiated and was accom panied by his ' wife. Rev. DeYoe remarks were well received and timely and his blessings were ex tended to the old couple as well as to their children and grandchildren. ISr. and Mrs. W,estrup will enter tain their friends and netghbdrs at S o'clock , dinner. - Mr. Wes'trup's brother was a well known and pros perous citizen of Dickinson county. Wrs. Westrup'a three sisters who are Teslding in Indiana, also one brother living In Batesvile, Ind. Mrs. Wes trup's sisters were to be present with their grandchildren and grandchil dren but the recent floods In Indiana prevented their coming. ' 1 ' The - Graded Union of achool workers will meet Grace Reformed church next Mon day evening at 8 o'clock. "Plans at the State Convention" will be dis cussed. All interested in Sunday school work are cordially invited to : attend.'. "-' ' . . , An Interesting social event occur red at the home of Sam Felbush south of Acme, Wednesday evening, 'April 23. The occasion-was the nup tials of Miss Sylvia Lynn and Mr. Frank Kean. Mr. Felbush Ms a brother-in-law of Miss Lynn. There were about tplrty guests present the storm keeping many more away. Miss Goldie Lynn played the wed ding march. The bride and groom were attended by Miss , Eva Lynn and Mr. Herman Felbush and by two flower girls, Thefma and Zelma Campbell. Rev. Hugh Lomax of the Abilene Christian church performed the ceremony, the wedding taking place in the same, room in which three older sisters of the bride were married. Refreshments of -; sand wiches, fruit, ice cream, cake and coffee were served. Mrs. Kean Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn of this city. She was formerly oper ator at the Acme telephone exchange. Mr. Kean Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Kean living west of Abilene. The young couple ,wlll begin their married life on the farms of 'Mrs. Tate four miles southwest of town. '.' ". Mrs. S. A. Cooper is entertaining f t auction bridge this afternoon in It'iiCr cf I'rs. P. L. Ea?l of Dearer. 0 0i Sunday in the of the marriage of Ralph Spotts to Misa Delpba Johnson at Randolph Kansas. Wednesday, ' April 28. Mr. and Mrs. Spotts will be at borne at Lawrence after October 1. Ralph Spotts is a graduate of the Abilene high school and Kansas University. While at K. U. he became known as the greatest yell leader that ever led the Jaybawkers in jthelr "Rock Chalk" on McCook field. He is now doing extension work for lbe uni verslty. t)ne hundred members and friends of the Brotherhood .class of the Lutheran church met in the church parlors. last night In a reoeption to the twenty new members who were taken into the church at Easter time. The new members were in the reception line with the pastor and officers of the class and were welcomed by all thfe . members of the church as they came In. Special addresses of welcome were made by H. L. Humphrey and Rev. W. H Schrock. The following program followed the short reception: Vocal solo,' Edna Kugler; reading, Bertha Issitt: solo, Marie Royer. The Sun day school orchestra furnished, mu sic during the evening and the young women of the church presided at the punch bowl. Miss Stewart's class of the Meth odist Sunday school held a camp fire and roast at Engle's grove last night. r.:,. The Phliadora class of the Luth eran Sunday school holds Us regu lar business meeting at the home of Mrs. . Chester Hutchison tonight. .'. The Luther League baa scheduled "sack social" for Thursday even ing. Tha social will be held at the church. '.' ' 4 : -. Mr. : and Mrs. Oliver Weber of Lawrence, Kansas, announce , the birth of a ten pound son, Vergil Heldstab. Mrs.. Weber will be re membered as Miss Lyda Heldstab. Tbe father Is an attorney at Law rence. ' mr- I )4I ' St. John's Guild will meet with Mrs. S. A. Cooper Wednesday after noon at 2:30. ; 4 . Next come the freshmen ywlth their class party in the I. O. O. F. hall Saturday evening. They are promising themselves that it will be tbe biggest social event in these parts this eprliig. Details will fol low later. .., 4 . All Who are interested in the Sun day school or in the church are cor dially invited to attend the regular meeting of the Sunday School Teachers' Graded Union to be held In the Grace Reformed church this evening at 8 , o'clock. .. 4 4 4 , The fashionable skirt this spring will .measure forty-one and one-half Inches around the bottom to a yard and a half. Tailors allow for the ordinary nether garment of a man one and a quarter yards of material fifty-four inches wide. . To be. chic, attractive and altogether In mode, his wife needs but one and one eighth yards of material., .for the same width for her skirt. It will be so narrow around tbe. lower hem that she can barely walk nothing mora. It will measure forty-one and one-half around if she is to be extreme In style and If she is slender enough to fit into it But the women with even the suspicion of plumpness roust be content with skirts measuring a yard and ' a quarter or even a yard and one-half but no wider, mind you. This narrowness is essential for the last cry is draped skirts, and all the ef fect of the drapery is lost if the skirt Is tightened. But in order to permit the wearer to move at all easily the skirt muBt be wider around tbe knees. than at the feet harpely at the feot. , . . The Sunday school workers ifio did not attend tha convention at Herlngton will be benefitted by bear ing -Miss Florence Eagle's rport at the Graded Union mating to be held at the Grace Reformed church Monday evening. 4 4 4 The ladles wish to thank the Otter. Patrol of the Boy. Scout who gave them such valuable assistance in gathering for the rummage sale. Also great thanks is due Bennle White for the use of bis wagon. Tbe Epworth League puila of a "roast" at Engle's grove Friday ev ening. Members and friends of tbe League meet at tbe church at 7:30. v:v-',' 4 4 4 ;, ': ;: , : . . s - ' . i Mothers' day will be celebrated this year on 8unMay, May il. Fol-1 lowing is a little account of this day and of its originator, taken from the Woman a Home Compan ion: ' The second Sunday in May lir be celebreted for thei fourth time, and tbe white carnation, sym bolizing the purity of mother love will be worn by thousands in the United States and Great Britain. Six years ago while Miss Anna Jarvis was commemorating tne aeatn 01 her own mother on the second Sun day In May- it occurred to her that tbe day, falling as it does In a sea son of blue sky and blossoms, might well be set aside as an, annual fes tival upon which due tribute of af fection and remembrance should be rendered to all mothers. ; Though naturally a, modest and retiring lit tle person, Miss Jarvis pleaded her cause so eloquently with leading clergymen, financiers and public of- Chapman Saturday night. The U and I's extend the heart- tucked In around the front and back, and the -skirt of the coat beloW.the Deit is separate ana intact, ana nas leet of congratulations- and best sort of a ripple to it. They are fane- wi8hea t0 tna newlvweds. Mr. and Long, straight lines are imperative, per than any woman's Norfolk coat Mri Roy Qeoffroy, who were mar- ever made. But that is not the ried Monday evening. April 21st.' worst. Look at the new soft hats.! - r especially at the waist. To achieve this scant effect the material must be scant as possible. One skirt is buttoned on both . sides up to tbe knee eleven buttons inall. If the lady who wears it needs Just a lit tle extra room for walking she un buttons two or three of , the lower buttons. ' ir she is walking fast two or three more are loosened. To climb into a railway train shV unbuttons It up to the knee and, presto, her limbs are free to move as they war? la the days of crinoline. v A third model has hot buttons at ail. In stead of buttoning, it. is slashed , at the bottom half way up to the knee, one side straight and the . other scalloped.' When the wearer walks the skirt gives enough to allow per fect freedom of movement. Wheft she is standing still -'milady looks like a pel. These marrow effects are heightened still more by long lines, by pleating the tMrt ovr the hips, by shirring In, by mats cot away iti strtlsH l?et sal sot la flclala that on -Mar 10. 1910 Moth ers'. Day 'was celebrated,. 10 1-only in Philadelphia, hef home city but also in many other places through out, the Uion. Special copimemora t'ive' services were held in the Phila delphia churches and Miss" Jarvis personally arranged for the convey ance of the old and infirm to their houses of worship. Besides devot ing much time to correspondence, Miss Jarvis has made several Mips abroad spreading the cult of Math ers' Day in Europe. - ,..i' : , 4 4 4 ' -The Ladles' Aid society of the Reformed church will meet at the home of Mrs. Fritz, East Fifth street, Thursday afternoon. ,.4,4 4 The Missionary meeting of the Brethren in Christ church will be held at the church tomorrow after noon at 2:30. r ' ' . 4 4:4- . The Philadoras '. met with Mrs. Chester Hutchison last evening In their regular business meeting. They decided to hold ' a pure food sale to. replenish the treasury. Refresh- ments were served. " 7, 4 4 ' ... Mrs. O. A. Sterl Is entertaining the West Side Sewing club at her home this afternoon. r "', (;:,'4 The B. M.'s will meet with Mrs. Ira Johntr tomorrow afternoon,', ,4 4 4 .A i.-- In ail the worid there Is nothing that delights a man so much as to take a fling at the latest styles for women. There is something In that subject that seems to stir him all op and no man can talk five minutes without becoming, well, to put it mildly, warmed to his subject. But the day approaches when the fair sex will no longer have a monopoly on all the little vanities, which make up a woman's toilette. A" glimpse of the spring styles for men will tell you that. For Instance, look at the new Norfolk coats. They are not satisfied any more with two! single pleats down the back and a belt around the waist, far1 be There is only one way to w in a 1 nun s confidence: And that is just what we arc doing here eyeiy .dayrwha.t we will (do iii yoim case top if you will but give us the opportunity this, is not merely a clothing : store; it ife rather a clothingome a place where you stiould ; ieel : free to:' .come for -ladviqe as to what you should wear to best express your personality. : . ' . .' ...''' ' "' ' We offer Kuppenheimer Clothes because we believe in them; because they measure up to the staa- dards we have set and be cause their style originality, pure woolen quality and satisfaction-giving .workman ship makes it possible for us ; to. easily earn your confi dence and future patronage. iti . ... ., - if J J: ' IIJI 1 n 1 '-. ' 4 Spring Suits wmw C. LITTS Abilene's Fashionable Clo'hier and Hatter 'V '.; V 1 I! TJ AND I DOINGS. J, M. Fengel, and family motored to Woodbine Sunday. , J. E. Taylor and (family and Miss Alice Taylor spett Sunday at D. W. Taylor's north of Detroit. ' ' Mrs. ; John Holryod who was so very seriously 111, is able t6 walk around,' , a fact which her many friends will be glad to know. Mrs. Henry Stevens Is the posses- or of a fine new buggy. The new son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Grlce which was born April 9, has been named Kermit Everett. The new daughter of Mr., and Mrs. Albertus McCulloh which Was born April 20, has been named Donita Pearle. Ed ear Lamlnsr and Ernest Lahr There are a half dozett little Pleats , attended the-8enlor class play , at CLARK FOR STATE RIGHTS. California's Stand Supported, by the Speaker of the. House. Uew. York, April 30.-1 am very strongly, of the opinion that Cali fornia or any other state has the right to .regulate the ownership of property wlthiu its borders," r. was the answer of Champ Clark, speaker of the house of representatives, to a request last night for a statement on the Japanese situation Mr. Clark, who was the guest tt William Randolph Hearst, last night and left f gr Washington at midnight, was emphatic In defining his atti tude.' ' While unwilling to " discuss Secretary - Bryan's mission to Caii- Percelve the position of the bow. READY TO TURN ON THE JUICE It .is directly In the back. Nowev-t , - - , -j. t V- ery woman knows tnat It is but a short step from bows in the back to something worse; tiny bunches of rose buds, .for Instance, or a grace ful little plume. Alas. Alas. Will Solomon Light Plant Prepared lor ' t Booster Day. . ( C ' Solomon Is to celebrate with Boos- .vn tJ nrtvllpr of tha ballot make ter-Days May E and 6. Fine pro- i,n t vnmon tnr th loo nf tha grams have been arranged and one .ii.eioa .icht in wo.. tia feature will be the turning on of and suits? Wichita Beacon. WILL RETURN POSTCARDS. New Order-J-f Isdlrected Messages to Go Back to Sender. the electric Juice at that time. .The new plant has been completed and the engines are being; Installed to day. The poles, have been set over the town and most of the houses are wired.- The-managers of the 1 plant said today that they expected ' 1 , f ' . I to be able to turn on the electricity ' The postofflce here received or- by Sfay 6. " - : ., .? ders this morning from, Washington . The business men of . the city that all post cards and postal cards, made a booster trip Monday, visiting mailed here to persons la the city all tbe towns in western Dickinson and .misdirected, may be returned and the eastern part of Saline. The to tbe sender, provided his address trip Was made ia autoniotlie with a is shows' oa the card. Heretofore good baad at J ttscy rtl-'-'J a'k'g f'r-f r ; - '-srij ta?e not been t- fce'-h cf er.iv -V V.?? r record as a believer in the right of the state , to work. out Its own prob lems.' .... , "My attitude is consistent with the policies I always have .advocat ed," he said, : "since I always have teen , In favor of - reducing Asiatic Immigration to a minimum. It wav I who? perhaps more than any other, helped to shape the last Chinese ex clusion law. I .fought the. fight of First published ln.,the Abilene Weekly Reflector April 24, 1913.) NOTICE OF ;': BOARD OF EQUALIZATION1. - ' -r-:: To Whom lt'kay Concern Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Dickin son county, Kansas, and constituting; the Board of Equalization of said county, will meet at the county clerk'a i ------ -- nviiouc, vui til. third Monday in May, 1913, being 'May 19, and sit, not exceeding: ten days, as a board of equalization, - to hear and determine all-matters pertaining; to the assessment of personal property in said county for the year 191a. AH persons feeling- themselves ag grieved by the, action of the city or township deputy assessors may appear i ". v. v. lilt . c o.it ci i uio . in valuation of their DTODertv cor-' lected as justice and equity may de- iiiunu. rtv cnuntre in Vli.lllfltlnn urtll maae aner saia Board of Equallza- tfnti hi, a4m.pnA . ... fornia. 'he put himself clearly on Wltn ' mv hffn; mnA tnia izna oay oi ADrlL . 1913. i1 tjL ' Vv. KINO, W3td2t ' County Clerk. First published in the Abilene Weekly itenector May 1, . 1913.) PUBLICATION' NOTICE. . W. Barber: will hereby To 3. Im Porter and M. Tou and eachi of you take notice that you have been sued in an action now pending- in the dls- ' trlct court of Dickinson "county, Kan sas, in which i-atrick Kelley , and the. Caltfornlans - then, and the be-!in?mas kKeVey ar plainV"2 . you lief I. then held has not been chang ed. ! it's a . delicate situation that now ' presents itself in California, and I should not. be surprised if it became even more, delicatev ,'It was a question whether the national government baa a right to negotiate treaties which Interfere with' the "undeniable right of the state to regulate ownership of its land. That point depends on inter pretation of the constitution, but to my mind California Is within ' its rights in fixing whatever reasonable restrictions she deems necessary up on the ownership of land by aliens." -; Lorewwm's Barter Chop. . Is the place to go wbea you are looking for first class larber work. Tr? rfoT tarfce'-. Tit$ fa f"a- that unless you answer or otherwise v plead to the petition of the plaintiff now on file in said court on or before'' the 13th day of June, 1913, said peti tion will be t siren as trite -and iudg- , ment rendered as prayed for In said petition forever quletinir the title of the plaintiffs In and to the real estate therein described, to-wlt: The east 'half of section seventeen (17), township . twelve (It), range four M), Dickinson county, Kansas, adjudging- and de- . creelngr that a certain written Instru ment recorded In book of the mort- . gage records at page (ZS In the office of the register of deeds of Dickinson . countv, Kansas, he annulled, canceled and discharged of record and further " adjudging and decreeing that you nor -either or you or any person claiming by. through or under yon have- anv right, title, lien, claim or Interest In and to ati premises or any part there- of and forever, barring. restraininr and enjoining you and each of you and . all persons clslmlnsr bv. thmneh or tinder- yon or either of you from set- ting up or proeecutlng any right, title, , interest or Hn In and to said premises or any pert thereof and for txtrh othT and fm hr reMrf an plslntlffs mar b en I' i4 ti Including the costs of - this action. . . 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