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VOLUME XXVIIL
HAYS, ELLIS COUNTY, KANSAS, JANUARY 29, 1910.
NUMBER 11.
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We are prepared to do all kinds of
W cod and Metal W ork
Our new factory on East CraWford Avenue is now run
ning every day. We have thirty machines now operating
and can do all kinds of work in wood and metal, such as
the manufacture of doors, screen doors, shelving, corcish,
show cases, all kinds of mill work, etc. We also do repair
work of all kinds. Out-of-town work is ourfcspecialty. We
furnish estimates of all work without charge.
HAYS CITY AUTO MFG. CO.
Hays City, Kansas.
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Now that spring is coming our city
Is contir.ually full of traveling men re
presenting all kinds of business firms,
particularly implement houses.
County Clerk Cox tpent a couple
days in Topeka in consultation with the
State Tax authorities on Ellis county
taxes. While absent bis wife acted as
deputy.
Charlie Reeder established a new
real estate value on North Chestnut
street this week by selling to a Salina
man bis effice build;rg ard lot opposite
the posteffice at J1E0 a front foot. The
lot is 20 foot front nrrl font Hppiv
It is understood that the frame build
ing will be tern out and a business
place put in there.
The Kansas Farmer, editorially, last
week gives Superintendent Ten Eyck
and our Experiment Station this fine
notice and eucb notices are in all the
big papers and it is purely a good ad
vertisement for our experiment Station:
"At its meeting last week the Board
of Regents of the Kansas State Agri
cultural College elected Prof. A. M.
Ten Eyck to the position of director of
the Hays Experiment Station at Hays,
Kansas. This is the largest Experi
ment Station in the world and the
board naturally wanted a big man to
direct it. In takirg od this new work
Professor TenEyck does not sever his
connection with the State Agricultural
College. He will be professor of farm
management in the college, but his
new work at the Hays station will
probably take a large share of his
energies and time.
"In selecting Professor TenEyck for
this responsible position the board
choose a man who is thoroughly famil
iar with Kansas conditions, who is a
trained experimentor and who has a
reputation for good work in his chosen
field that is second to none. With the
strong men who now compose the
working force of the Kansas State
Agricultural College and Experiment
Station every Kansan has reason to
feel proud."
Sit Up and Take Notice
Fred Miller and Brother have something
to say that will interest you mightily:
Come to us and we will convince you.
1st: We can loan you money at the very lowest rate
possible to obtain anywhere.
2nd: We can lend you more money on land than any
otner aerency.
3rd: We can get the money quicker than any other
agency and turn it over to you on the signing of papers.
Fred Miller 8c Brother
Real Estate and Insurance
Have, Kansas. Phone 47.
v From $100.00 to $40,000
A few years ago a young business man whom we all '
know started in business with 1C0.C0 which he had
accumulated by saving a little as he went along.
To-day he is worth $40,000,
That FIRST $100.00 made it possible for him to be
worth what he is to-day. It's always the first hundred
that counts. This young man is a customer of this Bank.
YOU can do what HE did.
Will YOU try it ?
The First National Bank
Hays,
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It is told that there is bootlegging
going on in our town and also the ped
dling business and some will lively get
caught. The Internal Revenue teen
don't plav with these kind of esses.
George Brake is out of the hospital
and is feeJlrg much better. He reports
splendid treatment up there by the
nurses. Our county is certainly fortu
nate in having such an institut'on in
its midst.
Are ycu gcirg to luy a drirli? Bet
ter save your money and bey an in
surance policy on your bome of J. M.
Schaefer; he representsf companies that
are good all the time. 8-tf
Street Commissioner Troth didn't
want the ladies to have to wade over
muddy crossings in going to the party
last Saturday,- so gave the walks an ex
tra cleaning, which the ladies appre
ciated. After a careful examination of the
law, it is discovered that the 15-year
undisputed possession of land does not
give title, when it comes to land be
longing, to a corporation, so many
around -tAwn along the railroad right-of-way
And they do. not own as mueh
town property as they supposed.
The Republican of January 18th says:
A teacher is subject to a fine of $25, if
they knowingly permit a child sick i
with any communicable disease to at
tend school.
Some time ago a teacher sent one of
her pupils home, who had been sent to
school by his parents who knew that
he was not yet over a communicable
disease. The father brought him back
declaring that he was going to have
his boy go to school. The teacher
afterwards saw that she had made a
mistake in letting the boy remain in
school even at the order of the unprin
cipled parent, who certainly has no re- J
gard for the rights of others. Since
then the rest of the pupils in school
have all taken down with this same
disease and have missed more or less
school for this reason. C.
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Casper Middlekauff spent Sunday
evening in Ellis.
Lawrence Cole is now "devilin' " at
the 'Republican' effice.
Frank Field went to Kansas City
Wednesday on business.
Frank Mofz and Lincoln Ward went
to Ellis Sunday evening to see a friend.
Mrs. Adkins is much improved and is
able to be up and about the bouse
again.
O'Brien is putting in a new public
bath room this week at the Brunswick
hoteL
Dr. Kohl is back from his visit to
Missouri and the trip seems to have
done him good.
Court meets next Tuesday and jury
will report on Wednesday with quite a
docket of cases.
Frank Mofz leaves next week for
Lawrer-ce to resume his studies at the
State University.
Do you realize that one month of the
new year has nearly passed and that
next week will be February?
The Chapes from Ellis have moved
here and row occupy the Henrj Schultz
house lately occupied by George Grass.
Miss Harriet Bratt went to Hays
Tuesday night for a visit with her
friend, Mrs. Stedman. Russell Record.
Sunday was a perfectly beautiful
day and many were out walking, but
it was too muddy for carriage or auto
riding.
Don't fail to read the publie sale ad.
in another column if you want any cat
tle or horses as they will be sold that
day at any fair figure offered.
H. A. COWAN will pay NINE cents
per pound for live hens, four pounds or
over, for a few dajs. Bring them in
quick.
FARMERS' INSTITUTE, HAYS.
FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 4th 1910
MORNING .SESSION:
10:00 Experiences with Corn,
Preparation of land for Wheat. .
Breeding Corn and Forage Crops, ;
AFTERNOON
Experiences with Alfalfa,
Discussion.
1:30
Poultry on the Farm,
Bread Making
Kansas State Agricultural College
SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 5th, 1910
MORNING SESSION:
Effects noted by rotation of Crops.... . Prof. TenEyck
and C. C. Cunningham
Improvement in growing of Corn and Wheat Two Normal Students
AFTERNOON SESSION:
Business Meeting.
10:00
1:30
Domestic Science Miss Stone of W. B. State-Normal
Remarks prof. W. s picken
How to keep the Boys on the Farm Mrs. Alex Philip
Adjournment.
A special invitation is extended to the ladies to attend these meetings
Boys under 16 years of age who desire to enter for the Corn Contest
for this year are urged to attend these meetings and hand their names to
the secretary of the meeting.
Farmers report the roads in terrible
shaps for travel. The frost is now out
of the surface and the wagon wheeis
go down about six incheB.
Nick Gassman succeeded in selling
to the Ellis and Russell shoemakers
one of the shoe stitching machines, the
same as is doing such excellent work
in his shop.
Note the professional card of Dr. I
Neiswanger, the dentist over the Far
ley Drug Store. They say that he is
prompt with his work end it is very
satisfactory.
Dr. Marty, as County Health officer,
is acting under authority of the State
Board, and is ordering the cess pools
around town abated or else fixed up to
conform to the Health laws.
Cold weather is here. Nothing is
nicer than mince pies. We have some
elegant mince-meat at our shop oppo
site the post office. HOFFMAN'S.
Our former Smokey river farmer,
J. B. EHett, now of Oklahoma, is here
on a visit and looks as young as he did
twenty years ago.
Tuesday evening Rev. A. N. Smith
was called to the Windsor hotel, where
he performed the ceremony which made
B. A. Finley and Aldora McQuillan of
Ellis man and wife. They had driven
up from Eilis to get the license and de
cided wiiile here that a Hays minister
was good enough for them.
For Sales
One team mares with foal; one team
geldings; two teams 3-year-old mules.
Also one Sure Hatch Incubator, 200
egg size, good as new. ll-4tx
GEO. E. PALMER.
Dr. H 3 Jeisivanger
Dentist.
Expert guaranteed Dentristry
at a reasonable price. Office
oyer Farley Drug Store, - Hays.
Phone 294 for date.
Harry Clark of Freedom townshi
Bpent last Friday and Saturday seeing
friends in our city
General Manager Isaacon of the
Cement Plant was transacting business
in Kansas City this week.
Engineer McCarthv haw made a new
map of the citv with the Charlie Reed
er addition shown thereon.
The manv friends of Miss Lwv Pnv
der were glad to see her out last Sat
urday and lookinsr well again.
Fred Miller & Brother are having
cloth sifims stuck dp all over the county
telling of their loan business.
The terrihle rod have knocked on
the automobile business and the liverv
stable s are having a long inning of
trade.
Covotes are not yet all gone over
in the bills of the Reservation, but can
be heard howling mornings or after
their chicken prowling.
Tom Carter has returned with his
car of household goods from his short
time home in old Missouri and has rent
ed the King house in the north part of
town.
It has been such nice weather this
week that the mechanics a round town
are getting ready for their spring work,
and lots of lumber and rock are being
hauled.
The weather chart tells of a cold
wave for this Saturday and Sunday,
and then nice weather but cold for a
week. It may be wrong, but it will be
no harm to prepare for it even if it
don't come.
D. W. Nickles has gone into the real
estate business and has his office over
the post effice. This week he sold to
Charlie Reeder the George Hubbell
farm in Buckeye township, the south
east quarter of section 32, township 12
in range 18. Good for Dave. '
..Mr. Jerry Fellers
.Mr. Konrad Krueger
,: Piixi E. H. Webster
SESSION:
Mr. J. H. Ward
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Miss Francis L.
Moore
Brown
Glass Pin Lost.
On last Sunday afternoon a H. H. S.
class pin of '04 was lost. Finder will
be rewarded by returning it to Miss
Henrietta Meyer.
The Ellis County Teachers' Associa
tion will meet at the schoolhouse at
Ellis, Saturday, Feb. 5th at 8 p. m. '
Mrs. M. D. Chase, who lives in the
Schultz property, has brought her
cows to town and will be pleased to
supply sweet fresh milk to all who de
sire. See her or;drop her a postal.
John and" Conrad Krueger were ud
from Freedom township on Wednesday
and report that they never knew the
roads to be muddier than now. There
seems to be no bottom to the mud and
teams cannot get off a walk in travel
ing. Schwaller's this week got in a car of
Coalettes, for our people to try. This
is the fine coal from the mires. After
being sifted it is put through a process
of adding coal tar and compressed into
forms about the size of an orange, and
makes a hot and lasting fire. It will
make a use for this fine stuff that was
formerly wasted.
The play of "Faust" at the hall
Wednesdav night was the finest enter
tainment ever given here. Every actor
did splendidly. Each carried out his or
her part to perfection. . The electric
part was carried through skillfully and
everybody came away feeling that this
time they had received their 75 cents
worth. A large audience vi'nessed
the performance.
Trees! Tree si
Only a few weeks more remain for
taking orders for Nursery Stock for
Spring delivery. Better place your
order with J. C Westbroox of Has.
If you can't see him phone No. 12.
Pon't put it off until it's too lite.
The ground is in wonderful shape for
tree planting tnis sprirg. I have
everything in the line of trees and
shrubbery at reason ibie prices. -J.
a WESTBEOOK.
Mrs. I. M. Yost of Kansas City was
here this week on a visit to her daugh
ters.
Judge James H- Reeder and family
are now nicely settled in Kansas City
and have a lovely home on Troost ave
nue. Bert Martin, formerly of the Plain-
ville country, was here this week get.
ting ready for his esses in our term of
court next week.
The Methodist people are anxious
that the weather should get pet tied so
thev can begin . work again on their
church improvements.
The comfort of a long or fhort drive
can be had by buying a Fnr or Plush
Fobe, a Storm Front and a Foot Heat
er at SCRLYER & ARNHOLD. 9-3t
The Alois Weipner cottage on North
Cheptnut strppt about completed and
in on of the fcandpome pbow residence
in our citv. The r?esin i exceedingly
neat and attractive. When lit up t
nitrht. bv electricity the house look cozv
and homelike.
Farmers should bear in mind that the
Farmers' Institute have a meerinc
hpre next Fridav and Saturday. Read
the program and arrnce to come in
and attend. The addreppps cannot
help but be interesting. Prof. TenEvck
the new Superintendent of the Experi
ment Station veil! give us something
instructive. So do not fail to give a
day or two to this meeting.
TbeLsdies party given last Satnrdav
afternoon by Mesdames Ward, Hall.
Rea and Madden at the Hotel Bruns
wick was a grand affair as was expect
ed and the dressing was the finest ever
seen in our city. It was a beautiful
afternoon and about fifty attended and
enjoyed the lovely dinner furnished by
Mrs. Field.
The great comet created a furore
last week and was generally comment
ed on, as it is an unknown comet and
was unexpected. It was first seen in
Africa Wednesday night and in America
Thursday and on clear evenings since
in the southwest sky. It is very plain,
and the tail points up instead of out as
is usual. This is not the famous Hal
ley comet that is expected here next
month and in May.
The Council are having lots of meet
ings now on the subject of the Health
ordinance. Crumbine has got them
going and now the town will die in
twenty minutes unless they do some
thing. Yet we have got along all right
for years and doctors say there is less
sickness than ever, in fact they are
starving to death for want of patients.
But there are untold millions of micro
bes lurking around awaiting victims.
Still Wanting More Land.
For years R. B- Thomas has bean
kept in 'hot water' and law suits de
fending his rights to his property on
South Chestnut street, adjoining the
Reservation, and finally won out and
proved his rights. He willingly gave
the required land when he was paid for
it, as he had a right to be, the earns
as any other property owner.
Now he has got another snarl on
hand. Last Saturday two Topeka law
yers, state employees, were here in tne
interest of the State Normal on the
reservation, that ia not satisfied with
3800 acres of land, but is determined
that he shall give them a tract on his
southwest corner, contending that he
don't know where his line is. The Nor
mal want some of his land as well as
some of the Mrs. Ryan and Charlie
Reeder tracts to they can get to their
land and school without going down in
the creek bottom, as the road runs
now. Instead of buying the needed
100-foot right of way it seems it is to
be secured by a new survey line. But
as the Ryan Reeder fences have been
there on that line 'close to the creek
for a score of years, it seems hardly
possible that any new survey now will
change it and a purchase seems the
onlv proper way.
Mr. Thomas offers to treat tbem
fair if they meet him half way. The
Reservation when laid out was War
Department Government land. He of
fers to have tha Government, it still
being Government land, to send a
U. S. Surveyor here from Ft. Riiey,
one who ia working for the Govern
ment and knows NO individual or in
terest, lnen let mm go soatn 10 a
known comer store and survey to a
known corner stone north of the i:ity
and aHde by that line and survey, for
the old government records are on file
and can be secured by that Government
Surveyor. That would settle the qi:c-a
tion whether the rock in tha hedgerow
is a corner stone or not.
m Walker.
Having bought out Wm. Schrenk!er
we wish to let our patrons know that,
we have on hand a good supply of soft
coaL We also have five cars on the
road so we wiii therefore be in position
to supply all demands. Give us a call.
. NICK DREILING & SON,
Successors to Wm. Schrenkler,
W A LEER, .KANSAS
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Save Your Pennies
The dollars will take care of them
selves. Start the New Year right
by opening a bank account with us
and keep a secret record of your business. Every
successful business man or woman realizes the im
portance of giving a check for every bill they pay.
In doing this they are able to get a receipt each
time and saves them the trouble or embarrassment
of asking for one.
Come in and see us and let us explain it to you fully.
Citizens' State Bank
Hays City,
jgsft sSt
Mrs. America Burnham of Freedom
townsl ip left this week for a visit to
her father and otler relatives in Iowa.
If you want to make a loan on your
farm, see J. M. Schaefer; he can beat
any other rate made by any other
agent.
John Dawson, Attorney for the State
Railroad Board and candidate for At
torney General next fall, with Asst.
Attorney General Shukers were here
Saturday on business that they have in
our next term of court.
The eighth graders in the Grinnell
schools are conducting experiments in
corn growing under the direction of
Prof. Charles Wilson. They have corn
planted in the basement, using differ
ent methods of cultivation. E'mo
Sprague has about the best looking
corn at this time. Grinnell Record.
There are certain young married
men in Hays who are well known,, who
have been making a practise of going
around evenings looking in the windows
of some of our residents. These young
men are so well known it would hardly
seem possible they would etoop to any
thing so low.
They Have the 200 feet,.
Railroad surveyors created conster
nation in our city last week by measur
ing 100 and 200 feet on each side of
their track from the center, where it
passed through the town proper, its
additions and adjoining lands. Under
the late decision of the U. S. Supreme
Court in a question of their right of
wav it was finally decided that the
railroad bad a right of way of 200 feet
on each side of the track from the
center of the main track where the
land had not been homesteaded PRIOR
to the location of the survey of the
road. So people who have encrouchecJ
on their right of way will be given
D'ain notice that the railroad OWNS tfce
lav.d, but they will not be disturbed
until the railroad r.eeda it, so no one
can claim it by right of long continual
possession.
This means that in OLD HAYS Origi
nal it is 100 feet on each side of the
track, which takes in from the Mill
west to the Krc-uger Reeder corner,
but in the Hill Wihon and Joe W!soj
additions eaHt of the mill and froan the
Section line along the Charlie Reeder
land west to the bridge and on west
they have the 200 feet on each s?de.
This decision takes in several houses
and many used Jots along the track on
both sides but settles that long dis
puted question, sy those who have re
ceived Warrantee Deeds for that land
are out in the cold as to title, as the land
i3 railroad lands and not for sale.
Public Sale, Tuesday, Feb. 15
I will sell at Public sale at my farm 9 miles south of Walke
5 east of Pfeifer on old Beach ranch, beginning at 10 A M:
2 Cows with calves by side. 3 Cows, fresh soon,
5 Two year old heifers 4 Cows ,3 rar oU
1 yearling heifer. 8 yearling Steer j
1 span gray Gelding, 8 & 9 years old. weight 1350
1 bay Mare, 8 years old, weight 1200, in foal with Jack j
1 bay mare, 7 years old, weigh 1300, in foal by Jack. :
1 Bay Team, 4 and 3 years, weigh about 1 100 each. j
1 black Horse, 9 years, weigh 1200 1 bay pony, weight 900 !
1 Span Mules, about 14 hands high. 1 roan horse, wt 1 i- j
1 bay pony, weight 1000 (Weights above approximate j
New Yankee Gang Plow. John Deere sod cstter and drill j
A Jisc sharpener 2 rowed disc Com Cultivator Forj-e I
One rowed om Cultivator. 10 disc wheat Drdl A waj;o ,
Canton 4 wheeled riding Lister 2 s-ts work harness j
Bradley Riding Lister, nearly new. 1 2 foot ?teel Harr- j
An Omega Cream Separator, good as ne Other thin r j
TERMS: All sums under lO. crvsn at ra . -
Over that a. credit of 0 months at S per c
interest. 2 per cent discount for cash Notes to ha, ,
approved security. Free Lunchat noon.
CHARLES FUNK, Owner.
M. J. HEIL Auctioneer C. A- Krueger. Jr CLERK
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Next Friday is Feb. 4th and is pen
sion voucher day again for the old sol
diers. Picture Shew.
This Saturdav ever ire Georee Cox
will have his picture Fhow going at the
Elite Theatre back of tbe Posteffice
for the pleasure of our citizens. The
pictures shown last Saturday evening
were s musing and instructive and well
worth the ten cents charged for ad
mission.
Old Folks Concert.
At the Lutheran church next Thurs.
day evening, Feb. 3rd, they will give
an Old Folks Concert, to which every
body is invited. Tickets 25 cents. This
is promised to be one of the choicest
attractions in the entertainment lins
ever presented in our city and you
should attend and enjoy it.
Note the adver of Henry Reemsny
der in another column. He represents
several large insurance companies. that
pay losses promptly. In the official
list of insurance issued last year by the
McPherson company, while a Jackson
county agent wrote policies for over a
million dollars, Mr. Reemsnyder wrote
in this little county over $141,900 in in
surance for that company, standing
23rd out of 224 agencies. He invites
your patronage.
Former Agricultural College students
here are interested in a class fight or
hazing affair which occurred at the
College last Monday night. Some stu
dents caught a 2nd year man named
Foster, took him to the city park, cut
his hair off close, except one tuft on
the crown, and then painted a big K
with iodine on his face and on the top
of his head. It was laughable, but the
boy had to hunt up a barber shop to
change his looks. The President or
Regents have made no fuss over the
pranks of the boys. These little af
fair make lots of fu:i and good natured
rivalry among the students. Down at
K. U. thay often catch a fellow and
duck him in the city fountain.
Watch JLost.
Lost on the streets of Hays this
week a watch. The finder will
be liberally rewarded by leaving
at THIS OFFICE.
Eye and Bar Surgeon
Dr. M. Jay Drown, the Salina y ?
and ear specialist will he at the Bru i
wick Hotel, Mondfiy. FEB 7th, 1PH,
At WAKEENEY, Tues'i FEB. 8 h;
At ELLIS wedne1ay FEB. 9th.
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