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V ' M VOLUME XXVI. HAYS, ELLIS COUNTY, KANSAS, SEPTEMBER 5, 1908. NUMBER 42. i i 1 A i ! A LOCAL NEWS, f Dr. Griffin was down from Ellis last Friday on business. Millinery Opening September 10 and U. Miss Markey. Hugh Braley accompanied his father home last Friday for a visit. Agent Noble is back at his railroad work after a pleasant vacation. John Schlyer is having a new shingle roof put on his implement house. Another fine rain wet Hays nicely during Thursday morning. Soda Water of Quality at Hark hess'. 28-tf It's the grocer's goods marked Lee that sell quickly. 38-tf Misses Maud King and Genevieve Hobbs of Turkville have enroled at the State Normal for the fall term. John Troth stopped over a couple of days this week with his family while on his way from Jamestown to Quinter. Miss Angie McLain moves to the Ad kins house on East Juniata street lately occupied by Mr. Hickman. The term of the State Normal com menced on Tuesday with a good at tendance, many new scholars enroled. T. A. Hickman, our jeweler, has closed his business here and with his family moved to Missouri Our citizens regret to see them go. Miss Kinkaid, who worked in the Republican office, secured a school near her home in Phillips county and left for there Monday. Many of the country schools will have eight months, are generally pay ing the teachers $45 a month and will commence within a couple of weeks. " W. H. Snyder left Tuesday, Septem ber 1 to begin his work on his Ellis Re view.Headlight. The papers of the west are giving him nice notices of his purchase. The mother of Mrs. A. N. Smith arrived this week on a visit to her children. She brought with her a fine baby boy and Mrs. Smith and the baby are doing nicely. Lee's Merchantile Co. of' Salina now furnish their solicitors with runabout autos and they make their points rapidly. On Wednesday one of them left La Crosse and was in Hays by nine in the morning ready to hustle. The Hays Public School commences their term next Tuesday morning (Mon day being Labor Day and a legal holi day,) and promises to have a larger at tendance than ever, so many new child ren having come into the district. Demonstrations of The Great Majes tic Ranges. During the first week of September we have served coffee and biscuits baked brown on top and bottom in three minutes in The Great Majestic Range. To-day, Saturday, is the last day. Come see. Geo. Philip & Son. Colts are bringing very high prices this summer in this county. Weisner got in biir steel fe thi8 week to nee in his ptore. "Dolly Varrter" Chocolates t Frk PP"'. 2?-tf Mr. Tim Tcan lf t on Tuepr?av eve nire for hor Denver hnrr". E. S. Peach ard wifp rftnrnpd Tuea dav from th;r vacation trip in Colo Miss Odppman and hor brother re turned to their home at St.Mary'a or Saturday. O. F. MrOnrrv, .Tr nf Morrill. Kansao waa lookirtr after r; lard busi ness here this wepV. Don't taVe chances on food prorlncts Use Le Brand. 38-tf Miss Markev will have her fall mil linery 'operire Tburpday and Friday. September 10 and 11. Mr. McVey and his two sisters came back on Wednesday to eain attend our State Normal. The father and mother of Mrs. J. C. Farley left for their home Tuesday, after a nice visit here. Miss Lydia Samuelson of Ellis, spent a couple of days, visiting friends anrf relations here this week. Look for the brand on canned croods and see that what you use bears the Lee Trade Mark. 38 tf Mrs. H. A. Cowan and little son left Tuesday night for Kansas City and other eastern points. She expects to be gone a month. Miss Jessie Underhill came down from Ellis, Thursday morning to attend the Return Leap Year Ball at the Es sex Hall that evening1. This office has received a very hand some and complete catalogue of the State Normal at Emporia of June 1908 which is overflowiner with statistics. C. W. Miller has the honor of being the first in Kansas to send in his con tribution to the Taft fund an is shown by a letter from treasurer Grimes. The Telephone Company is gettinp out a new directory that will last n year. If you are figurine: on putting in a phone best notify Central at once so you can get in the printed list. J. C. Farley moved to their new home in the C. W. Reeder cottage, Charlie Miller Jr. getting his own house (the Yost) and then Fred HafFamier moved to his own residence, the Lester. Ring Lost Lost A gold ring with initials "T J" engraved thereon. Finder will receive reward by leaving at this office. 43-lt Lost Blue enamel Swastika pin from watch fob. Lost on streets of Hays Monday eve. Finder leave at this orace. 43ltx Geo. Philip & Son's Hardware store is having a large attendance to witness and partake of the Majestic lunch this week. Ore of the novel features was n large Majestic Cake baked and on Tuesday afternoon about fifty ladies of Hays came to stand on a platform built to place upon the cake. About twenty-five of these ladies put their weight on the cake which no doubt flattened it. After the weight was re moved the cake came almost to its original height, then the cake was cut and served to all present. This cake was baked in the Majestic oven which is air tight. Your kitchen would be complete with a Majestic Range, then you would have Majestic cooking, a Majestic wife and a Majestic husband. Dog Lost. A large red setter dog. White stripe in face, white paws, short tail. A re ward paid for information sent to P. J. Dean. Hays Ks. 42-lt Mirs Edith Freeland returned Satur day evening from her visit to the et. See Miss Markey 's fall mi!'ery! Something new. and novel in veilings. Fall Millinery opening Saturday Sep tember 12, 1908 at Miss Deane's Millin ery store. Ellis county schools this quarter gret $1656 from the state school fund, to be divided among them. This section seems to be blessed now-a-days. Another hard shower came this way during Sunday night. Quite a number of our young men and women are arranging to attend the Kansas University this winter. Our city is now well stocked with fruits of all kind, every train bringing it in by the dray load. Drink Hires Root Beer out of the keg, at Harkness' 23-tf Miss Markey will have a special sale on school hats, commencing Saturday. September 5. Misses Alpha and Margaret. McVey returned Monday morning to take up their studies at the Normal. The Chicago students of the Normal faculty came back Saturday night ready for their school work. It is stated that most of the wheat stacks south of the track in this county have already been threshed. The Experiment Station has been shipping out hundreds of bushels of seed wheat the past few weeks. September, the first of the fall months, has arrived. The year, so far, seems to have passed rapidly. q Farmers are very busy plowing and a larger acreage of wheat is foretold this year than ever, even with seed wheat worth 80 cents to n dollar a bushel. Peter Johnson's have added a new cream separator to the pleasures of the dairy department of their extensive farm south of the Reservation. Last Saturday, the Clerk of-the Dis trict Court issued naturalization papers to Herman Scully, a native of Ireland, who came here eight years ago. A visit to Hays on Tuesday show our reiehboring city improving rapidly. Lots of building going on and the town is evidently booming. Ellis Headlight. Base Burner Wanted. A subscriber wants to buya small base burner. Notify this office. Baptist Church. Sundcy School. 10:00 a. m. Preaching. 11:00 a. m. Subject: "A Forward Movement" B. Y. P. U 7:00 p. m Preaching 8:00 p. m. Subject: "A Call to Conquest." "I was giad when they said unto n let us go unto the house of Jehovah." Prayer Meeting Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. Come end worship with us. A. E. Goodman, Pastor. Lutheran Church. C. F. WlEST. li&i 10:00 a. if.. Sunday School. 11:00 a.m. Public Worship. Subject: "The Other Sheep." 7:00 p. m. C. E. Society Consecra tion Meeting. 8:00 p. m. Public Worship. Sulj.ct: "The Duty of Self-love." 8:00 p. m. Wednesday. Prayer Meet ing. You are cordially invited to these services. A nice line of new fall hats will be on display Saturday, September 12. 1908 at Miss Deane's store. A beautiful big "Northern" Auto passed thru our city, on Tuesday, bound for Colorado. Dolly Varden Chocolates at Hark ness'. .10, .35 and .65. 28-tf In Ellis this year they have a school tax of only A mills and a city tax of 2 mills. Ben Hopper seems to be in the lead this year on the Saline in raising mel ons. He has a splendid crop. Walter Ward leaves next week for a winter's course at the business college at Quincy, Illinois. Phil Mock drove in from his Saline farm Monday to bring his son to the State Normal. Monday our streets were again crowd ed with wheat wagons full of the gold en grain. A car load of Eastern melons were brought in this week but plenty of home grown supply the market. Typewriter for sale. Inquire at This Office. The Philip hardware store had some early visitors Monday who wanted the free lunch of hot biscuits and coffee. A. L. Clark of the Winona, Kansas, Investment Co. was here on Monday looking over our city and was much pleased. Our o'd time merchant, L. W. Per ham, now of Iola, Kans. visited friends here this week lookircr as hearty as ever. A very extensive display of Majestic ranges was made by the Philip Hard ware store this week and many of them were sold to make home a pleasant place to gro for meals. J. D. Anderson, Cashier of the Se curity National Bank of Kansas Citv Missouri, with his family and Fritz Rayfield passed throuiyh here Wednes day in their -auto on their way home from a trip to Colorado Miss Marie Pelzel came from Denver Thursday rornintr for a visit to old friends and relations. Reports. Mr. and Mrs .Tjc Reeder well and happv in tbeir new home. He bought the Adkins cottage .rorih of the Court House. The frame of the new elevator being" completed and work progressing on the inside, the mill frame is being pushed and is up the four of the five stories, and when completed will be higher than the old elevators nearby. They are giving work to a big force of men. Co. Supt. Grabbe has received the good news that because he was chosen representative, he would not have to resign hi.-? office as Co. Superintendent as the two offices do not conflict in their duties and he can put a deputy in I bo fRn the two months he is away. Thi l-ts 1 im be Co. Supt. until next June. Hays Wins from Haskell. The Haskell Indian Baseball Club came in from Russell Tuesday evening ; nrd played nsrainst the Hays club Wed nesday afternoon. After a hird fought battle royal, and no mns made by tither side up to the seventh inning the Hays club finally won out in a score of 2 to 0. The Indian hoys were a finer bunch than our former visitors and the large audience was much pleased with the game and their playing. Goods as cheap as have been in tan Years. 94 Bleached Sheeting at 25 cents. Lawnsdale Muslin at 10 cents. Fruit of the Loom at 10 cents. Amoskeag Ginghams at 7&1-2 cents. American Prints at 6& 1-4 cents. Qstoma.li SHoes, 3.SO & 3 Our Fall goods are now in. J. Ell s Co. Next, to Top. Secretary of Agriculture Cohurn has published his official table of wheat yields in thi3 staN: this year, judging from the thresbi g reports to August 20 and shows that Ellis county stands second in the state in yield. Acres Yield Barton 265.703 4,251,000 Ellis 187,358 2,810,000 Pawnee 212.174 2,758,000 Stafford 177.820 2,667,000 Pratt 157,762 2,524,000 For Sale. One Lakeside Organ for sale cheap. Good as new. Apply to C. W. Bell, Hsjf, srfas. For Sale. Three 5 room cottages; Two 3 room 't: r.c- o r.-n-re V; close to town. .r !. m - sr.- .5rj;v C .ATKLVS. 23-tf n V UO (Biiestnut street, Hays. SEE Do You Want to Sell Your Farm? If so kindly send me a full description and your price." " have buyers here in eastern Kansas whom I am bringing to your country every two weeks and selling land, I have im mediate buyers for quarter sections. and one-half sections. Don't wait but send me a description of your land to day. My commissions are reasonable. ABDtBESS O. H. 31cQuary, Jr. & Go., Real Estate Loan & Investment Co., 1 ok mix, Eeown CorNTT, Kans. Mrs. Wm. Bolster of Gove county, is here visit ir g her old frienc Miss Boyce. Be sure ar.d read what McKee tells you in his new advertisement. Ice Cror.rs pure and delicious, Sodas ar.d nrdaes at HAFKNES?. 28-tf Lard Apent Freese secured a home stead in Saline township, l.ipt -eofr. for Herman Scully. Prof. Hass. formerly of our rmblic school, has been employed as Principal of the public school at Shpron Sprinc. Commrincr Sept. 6 ihe Pudav din ners at the Windsor TTotel will be 35c. till further notice. ?-rrLi?OY Pro? The Rov.inon Nerrrsl clnb is al ready jollv with n fp ctot( or stn dents at table three times a da v. Don't fail to read Henry Wirter new advertisement. He has bis store crowded with fall ard winter good? now. An inspector from the U. S, Dnirv Department of the Government at Washington visited our Crean- shipping stations this week. We wsnt everv item of local inter est we can t?et. Our telephone num ber is 12. Tf you have any 'tern of in terest. o?11 us up. Prof. Beach on Tuesday began hi work in the Ercrlish Literature depart ment at our State Normal, this beirjr his first term here. The statement of the Citizen' State Bank in another column shows up fiVe for this eountw's prospr-rity as well a3 that of the bank. Adie Crispman ard wife of Buckeve township left Tuesday, on a vacation trip to their old home and friends in Pennsylvania. The attendance at the theatre 'Mon day evening was quite largre and as the acting- was excellent those present spent a pleasant evening. At the Presbyterian Church Sunday services will be held both morning and evening, and everybody, old and young, is invited to be present. Other serv ices as usual. Gentlemen who visited Angeles north o f Grinnell, where the colony from Walker located, report they have ra:sed h grood crop of wheat there thi' year, being practical farmers. Mr. Martin of 'Lojran county has moved into his, the Henley, housr oi Juniata street, and already has it filled with Normal students. Jos. Legf e of the McCracken neigh borhood, is arranging to move to Hays with his family, letting the boys run the farm. Rev. Hobbs and wife were in town on Wednesday to place their daughter, Genevieve, in the State Normal. Her sister will teach the Turkville school this winter. Mis'ses Edith Cross, Isabelle Leisen ring, Grace Houston and Charlotte Hussey, of Ellis, "spent the day last Friday with the Misses Cave and all enjoyed a picnic at the Normal. Mule Taken up. A stray mule was taken up at my place last Wednesday. Owner can have by proving property and paying for this notice and keep of mule. 43-lt John Gatewood. Putting into practical work what they le arred at the State Agricultural Col lege last year, the Feitz boys have suc ceeded in raising a better crop of oats this fall than anyone else in that neigh borhood. Good for them. To Keep Salt Dry. "To prevent salt in saltcellars from becoming damp and lumpy, when fill ing them put in ten to twelve pieces of rice," says Woman's Heme Companion for September. "This will not come through the holes in the cover of the saltcellars, but will break the lumps of salt and gather the moisture; thus the salt is always dry and fine." Lots of people have visited the Philip Hardware store this week and inspect ed the Majestic ranges on display and enjoyed the coffee and hot biscuits. It is surely a splendid range ar.d many were bought. Remember to-day, Sat urday, the exhibition closes ar.d after that the $7.50 extras will not be given free. Go see them today sure. ii it isn t an r,astman, it isn t a kodak." Harkness has kodaks .nd supplies. . 21 -tf WANT ADS. 5c. Pep. Line. Eye and Ear Surgeon. Dr. M. Jayv Brown, the Salina eye and ear specialist will fill his regular monthly date in Hays on MONDAY, SEPT. 14. Will be at the Brunswick HoteL . 34-2t New Meat Market- I have opened up the Johnson Butch er shop'on north Main street nhd will sell you the best of meets at the lowest prices. See or phone roe. 37-tf RoyTeosias. Something new for Elks and Eagles. $ If you are an .Elk you want an Elk Vest. If you are an Eagle 3'ou want an Eagle Vest. They are all" the rage amongst the members of these Orders. Call and see them. q HAVE YOU SEEN my new fall line of Suit ing and Overcoating, ect. They Are Handsome. A. M. M c K I E THE HAYS TAILOR FHONE PiO. SO OPP. 1ST NAT. BANC Mr. 6c Mrs. Zeigler V t r--T" Soi- visited the largest of the A wholesale stores and saw beautiful goods. i i 1 UULL.Ui Ul They have bought the handsomest ever broi to Hays, all styles and pi will be reasonable. Co: inspect the goods. Watch, for the notice Jy in this paper when the goods arrive and our IT display ready. Don't miss it. IPL Remember our store the Largest in Hays C. Our prices low as the low Come see our goodc be' buying elsewhere. aysAity tsooK store is the place to Buy your School Books and School supplies. About one ton received this week. I have the County Agency for State Text Bco1 -J Also handle ALL the Books and Supplies fcr both the Normal School and Catholic College. Don't forget trie Place. First door north of Post Office. Phone No. 96. J. H. S PR ATT TO LOAN Farmers if you need any money for I Harvest Expenses ; don't fail to call on the CITIZENS' STATE BANK. i HAYS, KANSAS. If you have a house io sei or rent. If von have a far? to rent or sell let me find you Believe customer. mm 1 1 f y ucniu w w u u a r7Vjrfrn m l '