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VOLUME XXVI.
HAYS, ELLIS COUNTY, KANSAS, SEPTEMBER 5, 1908.
NUMBER 42.
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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
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(Biiestnut street, Hays.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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