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71 i VOLUME XXVI. HAYS, ELLIS COUNTY, KANSAS, SEPTEMBER 12, 1908. NUMBER 42. AYS JL 1 1 u J i! j 1 a LOCAL NEWS. The enrollment at the State Normal this week increased 30. The father of Prof. Beach, from Lawrence, is here on a visit. Schlyers got in another car load of buggies and Barries this week. Soda Water of Quality at Hark NE83. .28-tf Mr. and Mrs. Nick Schlyer and baby spent Sunday with relatives in EIH9. Mrs. Wheatcroft and children arrived Monday from their Lane county home. Miss Alice Freese left Saturday eve ning for her school duties at Grinnell. Miss Virmond went to Gove City Fri day evening, where her school com menced this week. It's the grocer's goods marked Lee that sell quickly. 38-tf Next Monday the Catholic school and Catholic College begin their term and a large attendance is expected. The Early' cottage in the north west part of town is about completed and make a cozy home for the family. Farmer George Hubbell left for To peka Tuesday morning with his family to attend the fair and visit friends. Exchange. At Nickles' store Saturday afternoon. The beauty and coziness of the new Shively cottage on east Normal avenue now shows up and will make a lovely home. A nice line of new fall hats will be on display Saturday, September 12, 1908 at Miss Deane's store. Fred Miller has purchased the Mrs. Kate Cavendar Zeigler cottage on west Main street, making them a lovely home. M. E. Dixon is again living at the Brunswick, the family having gone to Kansas City for school with Mrs. D as their guardian angel at meal time. So good a time was had at the Buck eye township picnic they are talking of holding another soon for the county in general, as there will be no "Old Sett lers" Picnic this fall. If you want to sell something if you want to buy something, chip in a quart er and try this paper and you will find the notice will bring results. Try it. Others have and have succeeded. Manager McLain has succeeded in making a contract to give our people an excellent entertainment in the G. A. R. Hall once a week throughout the winter. See the notice in another column. Lutheran Ghurch. C. F. WlEST. Pastor 10:00 a. m. Sunday School. 11:00 a. m. Public Worship. Subject: "Harvest Festival." 7.-00 p. m. C. E. Society. Topic: "Church Attendance." 8. -00 p. m. Public Worship. Subject: "Love Thy Neighbor." 8:00 p. m. Wednesday. Prayer Meet ing. You are cordially invited to these ser vices. Ring Lost Lost A gold ring with initials "MJ engraved thereon. Finder will receive rewara Dy leaving at this office. 43-lt The top rafters are being placed on the new mill and its height can be seen. Stop in at the EXCHANGE at NICKLES Ptore Saturday afternoon- Remember thft Dr. Browr. the eve and ear specialist, will be here next Monday. Mr. J. K. Acker of Abilene, a capi talist, was here on Friday on a land deal. Ice Cream, pure and delicious. Sodas nd Sundaes at HARKNESS' 28-tf H. S. Baker is editing the Hays News now. Wakeeney Independent. Furbeck is adding a cellar and room to his room in the southeast part of town. The Experiment Station continues to ship out lots of seed wheat all over the state. Mies Sadie Bullock, who has been visiting Mrs. Geo. Wilson at Grinnell, has returned home. Fall Millinery opening Saturday Sep tember 12, 1908 at Miss Deane's Millin ery store. The Yost elevator was not quite high enough so this week they added a bird loft at the highest point. Mother Cavendar is arranging to go back home to Wyoming with her daughter, Mrs. Zeigler. Cream at the Receiving Stations in Ellis county raised another cent in price this week now bringing 19 cents. Don't take chances on food products Use Lee Brand. 38-tf Gust. Lindquist is proving up on his homestead on 12-11-16 in the East Sa line township country near Fairport. This week we get Walter A. King the 160 aero homestead in Sec. 2-11-17 in East Saline township formerly the Finch timber claim. The Street Commissioner had a ma chine this week cutting1 the weeds along our streets much improving their1 appearance. The high price of wheat is causing the farmers now to bring in much of it even to the neglect of their plowing and seeding for another crop. Cleve Schultz, with his wife and baby arrived from their Chicago home Mon day eveni-iT to make a visit to. Papa Henry and see their many old friends. Mrs. John H. Gerken having recov ered her health at the Springs the family have moved to Lawrence where they will school their children at the University. A county's prosperity is best shown by its bank's statements and the show ing of the Citizens State Bank surely pleases our people. With only a $20, 000 stock they have deposits of $268,- 442.00, while patrons have only asked loans of $94,850 leaving them to care for their depositors uninvested $189,878 and every day thousands of dollars worth of wheat is being brought to town to sell for more eastern money. Plowing Wanted We are prepared to do plowing with our steam plowing outfit. Address E. L. WOOD, Ellis, Kansas. 44-3t Dick Finch has gone to Idaho to live. MissMary Jacobs went to Kansas City Tuecday morning. Miss Elizabeth Stover will take up her Normal duties again this term. Drink Hires Root Beer out of the keg, at Harkness' 23-tf Mrs. Grace Goodall Hubbard was here this week on a visit to her parents. As we go to press the waterworks election is taking place, those in favor of it doing lots of hustling. Cox's have much improved their feed warehouse by raising the floor so less trouble for farmers loading. Lawrence Cole has returned from a visit to relations in Colorado and re ports a nice visit. Try a little want adver in this pa per and see if it does not bring results. They always do. Many are burning their straw stacks. Don't do it, farmers. Feed . may be scarce before spring time comes and stock need feed badly. Another dance and supper will be given at Silverdale (Haddock) school house Fridav evening, September 25th and all are invited to attend. Lucius Hughes, Clarence Cristopher and Misses Ida Samuelson and Minta Oliver drove down from Ellis Sunday to visit Miss Neva BelL "If it isn't an Eastman, it isn't a kodak." Harkness has kodaks and supplies. 21-tf Will Early and Carl Holmquist at tended the Odd Fellows Picnic at Ellsworth as delegates from the Hays Lodge. This week brought quite a number of new students to our State Normal school. With the official population of 1939 inside the city limits, it gives our town about 2400 now in Hays City, while the county numbers 11,394 most of the gain being in this town. "Dolly Varden" Chocolates at Hark ness . 22-tf The new mill this week looms up higher than ever. It is a credit to the town to see the warehouse, mill and elevators of the new company, running nearly a block and looming up many stories in height. The grass is getting very dry now and the danger of prairies fires im minent. An ounce of preventative is worth a pound of cure. Better get your fire-guards plowed, and especially around your wheat stacks. Work on the new cottage of John Adkins in the south east part of town will soon commence, to cost $4,000 and Jack Wolf having the contract. The present hoise is being moved to the lot adjoining the Dickenson propsrty. With our great success with wheat this year the "Old Settlers" association should have given their picnic in the creek grove to give the farmers and their families a day's rest and chance to meet to talk over their success. McLellen of the Experiment visited Manhattan eollege Mr ZfiW and daughter Ray left for heir Cheyenne home Monday eve. Martin Stmmire proved up on hi Smokey Hill homestead last Saturday. Supt. Station Friday. Charlie Binder has bought the Mrs. Cavendar cottage in the north west part of town. Remember you are invited to the morning and e7ening service at tne Presbyterian church Sunday. One of the best investments about this time of the year is a erenerous ad vertisement in the Free Press. Pension Agent iFreese was in Gove county this week looking after some pension matters for old soldiers' widows. The shipping of so much cream by so many farmers tnis summer nas Kept the price of good butter up to 25 cents a pound all summer. Look for the brand on canned goods and see that what you use bears the Lee Trade Mark. 38- tf Next week the term commences at the State University at Lawrence and our students will generally leave the first of the week. The South side is to have a Barber shop; the Stainer building opposite the Philip store is being fitted up for that purpose by an experienced barber. We want every item of local inter est we can get. Our telephone num ber is 12. If you have any item of in terest, call us up. Hays has not many aspirants for theatrical honors, only one applicant wanting to try at the amateurs' test at the Theatre here last Friday evening. The railroad this week hauled in several car loads of cinders and repair ed their track in our town that gave so much trouble last week during the rains. Typewriter for sale. Inquire at This Office. Buckeye and West Salino townships had their united picnic in the Haddock grove last Friday and was a great suc cess, being largely attended and many present. The ball game required 12 innings for Buckeye to win in a score of 7. to C while i'-e xiimcing- in -the eve ning was kept up until a late hour. Presbyterian Ghurch. W. B. BROWN, Pastor Sunday School 10:00 a. m. Preaching Services 11 a.m., 8 p.m. Christian Endeavor 7:00 p. m. Prayer meeting on Wednesday at 8 o'clock. Mctfiodit Church. A; N. Smith, Pastor. Sunday School Preaching Service Junior 1 .5isru Epv. orth League Preaching Service 10:00 a. m. 11:00 a. m. 3:00 p. m. 7:00 p. m. 8:00 p. m. Prayer Meeting (Wed.) 8:00 p. m. Dolly Varden Chocolates at ITark- Nss .10. and .&. tr Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Scott and son returned Fridav mnrnintr from their Colors do trip. Misses Mand Kitr a r d Genevipy Hnbbs went to RupspU Saturday morn ing to attend the Baptist Convention. It's no fault of the cook or g-rwr if vou do not specify "Lee" Brand. 38-tf The Lutheran cbnrch people and children held a picnic Thurpday after noon in the public nrV. The poort news comes that Clarp--re Clarkeon ha left. Hutchinson ann ,c home aeain on the Sline. Furrrfsthetf ffrtnms for F?nt Contrail v looked, n""" both ocbools Inquire at this ofnp. last. TnesHav with the Hornp totthM-. who bve been visitiner there for th past three weeks fbe Horn1 familv. vchn Visve be" vicsitinqr jt tVe Swires ranch -Tor last, three tpoVp. retnrreH rs tbM home in Omaha Tues-v. Wr. Wm Home enrn" to occompanv them b""lr O'lt in Gove counts. T-ben a fr" brenVc ont. the telephones til ever the coimtv fine, and everv man havicr qr auto fills it with men nr! rnphes to thn fire at full speed It. was tried (" " last week. Don't mics reading" hr ten pn''Tvia of choice matter on our inside pap-es. Kansas nrd . Washington news for the men folks: an intereFtmc story for the ladies and areneral news for all the family. The price of wheat to 92 and 93 certs last Saturday brought the farmers to town ot Mondav in droves with loads of wheat but. the Kansas Citv price had dropped four cents, but 88 cents for wheat pays a farmer nicely in this county. Harvey Reemsnyder on Tuesday took a number of his friends in his auto to the Odd Fellows picnic at Ellsworth starting here before 7 a. m. and made the run of 60 miles in about two hours returning home by moonlight. Harvey being a mnchinist, is surely enjoying the use of his auto. Domemmsf new An Automobile Bargain. A Five Passenger oVdsmobi'e Tour ing Car, Two cylinder, four cycle, 20 to 24 horse power, equipped with top, etc. Has had only 500 miles use. Call on or address The Farmers National Bank, Salina, Kansas. s 1 for Elks and Eagles. " Si K CI If you are an Elk you want an Elk Vest. Ir you are an ELagle you want an liagle 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, etc. They Are Handsome. A. M. McKIE u 8 !) .."5 ft i I THE HAYS TAILOR E ownror w r on opp. istnat. BANK. ( Mr. & Mrs. Zeigler have Been back east, visited the largest of the wholesale stores and saw beautiful goods. FT ti..iigrTii rumr fiLr 1 M ti They have bought the handsomest ever brought to Hays, all styles and prices will be reasonable. Come inspect the goods. to 3 Watch for the notice in this paper when the goods arrive and our display ready. Don't miss it. ILj Remember our store is the Largest in' Hays City, Our prices low as the lowest. Come see our goods before buying elsewhere. 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 Base Burner Wanted. A subscriber wants to buy a small base burner. Notify this office. Pigs for Sate. We have some young pigs for sale at our farm south of the Reservation. Phone 614 or see M. L. Moore. 44-3t Baptist Church. Sunday School. 10:00 a. m. Prechi!g. 11:03 a. t;i , 8 p.m. B. Y. P. U 7:00 p. m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday at 8 pm Come and worship with us. A. E. Coodman, Pastor For Sale. One Lnkcside Organ for sale cheap. Good as new. Apply to C. W. Bell, Htj f, sr.fas. Goods as cheap as have been in ten Years. 94 Bleached Sheeting at 25 cents, Lawnsdale Muslin at 1 0 cents. Fruit of the Loom at 1 0 cents. Amoskeag Ginghams at 7&1-2 cents. American Prints at 6&1-4 cents. ostonian Sbtoes, 3.SO Our Fall goods are now in. M For Sale. Three 5 room cottages; Tv o 3 room cottages; One 5-acre lot close io town. For terms seo John C- Adkins. 23-tf vu Do You Want to Sell Your Farm? If so kindly send me a full description and jour 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. Address O. H. McQuary, Jr. & Go., Real Estate Loan & Investment Co., Morrill, Frown Cotjnty. Kans. Kays bity .sundry FRED ILIFF, PROP. OPERA HOUSE. MAJESTIC SPECIALTY SHOW. Weekly Visits A Great. Treat, For Our Amusement. Lovers. Commencing on Wednesday evening, September 23rd. and on each Wednes day thereafter, during the coming win ter, Dr. H.' E. Merkel, an old time theatrical manager who has made Ells worth, Kansas his headquarters for the past year, will bring his MAJESTIC SPECIALTY' SHOW to the Opera House. . The two and a half hour entertain ment will consist of Short Comedies, Singing and Dancing Acts, Novelty Acts, Latest Songs, beautifully illus trated with colored Slides, and at each performance will be presented 2000 feet of the latest and best Life Motion Pictures, through the aid of his new Majestiscope, which is the very latest invention of the Wizard Edison, and which is absolutely free from all flick ering and glare. Each week will see" an entire change of program and different performers Among those engaged for the open ing week is Little Shore Acres, known as the "Boy of Mystery, Mirth and Marvel," in his wonderful Yogi Indian Box MYSTERY. His number, alone, is worth the price of admission. ' The management of the Opera House has decided to present this series of entertainments at prices that will not only appeal to, but will be within the reach of all, viz. General Admission 25 cents, Reserved Seats--35 cents. Reserved seats are now on sale at the usual place. 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. IS. the place to buy 3'our School Books and School supplies. About one ton received this week. I have the County Agency for State Text Boo! cj Also handle ALL the Books and Supplies for both the Normal School and Catholic College. Don't forget the Place. First door north of Post Office. Phone No. 96. J. H. SPRATT iy jp TO LOAN Farmers if you need any money for Harvest Expenses' don't fail to call on the CITIZENS' STATE BANK, HAYS, KANSAS. (Shestnut streei, Mays. ALL WORK FIRST-...CLASS... We also do chemical clothes clcanTng. . . . Work called for and delivered. &j ' Phone 62. WANT ADS. 5c. Per Line. Eye and Ear Surgeon. Dr. M. Jay 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 A'e iv HI eat Market I have opened up the Johnson Butch er ehop on north Main street and will sell you the best of meets at the lowest prices; See or phone me. 37-tf Headquarters for- l Drugs, Toilet Articles t AND SUNDRIES. i . ; Prescriptions carefully compounded I day or night. nWe do not substitute.11 a (JIT .We have a large and complete stock of Stationery, Sporting A Goods, Fishing Tackle. Pipes, Cigars and Tobacco. - X . ; 7 : - : : " . . Lowney's Chocolates arid Bbn-Bdns. - - v Ho? Thomas.