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BUY BEFORE
Buy all farm tools now
Also all repaire that you may
matter of price but a matter
gorernment.
Schlyer c
MEATS AND GROCERIES
We are prepared to take care of your orders
for MEATS, GROCERIES' FRESH FRUITS
and VEGETABLES.
T. G. REED & SONS, Hays, Kansas
Member of the Chamber of Commerce
Phone 169
H. H. Winters
Riverside Ranges
Riverside Heaters
Florence Oil Heaters
Barler's Oil Heaters
Stock Tank Heaters
General Hardware
HAYS CITY, KANSAS
Reviewing a Kindness.
If you have done a kind thing, do not
spoil It by talking too much about it.
The people who an nil the time draw
ing attention to their kindness and gen
erosity, and the sacrifices they have
made, are not the ones who can expect
the most sincere gratitude.
State of Ohio. City of. Toledo,
Lucas County, ss.
Frank J. Cheney make3 oath that he
is senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing: business in the City
of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,
and that said firm will pay the sum of
ONE . HUNDRED DOLLARS for each
and every case of Catarrh that cannot be
cured -by the use of HALL'S CATARRH
MEDICINE. FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th day of December.
A. D. 1888. A. W. GLEASON.
(Seal) Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Medicine Is taken in
ternally and acts through the Blood on
the Mucous Surfaces of the System. Send
for testimonials, free.
- F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo. O.
Sold by all drug-gists. 75c.
Ball's Family Pills for constipation.
law Steam Laundry
"To Please You" Our Aim
Laundry work f rom " our Plant is like mother's
pies. There is other Laundry work like other pies
but not so good. Work called for and delivered
promptly. Phone 62. - -
lulling
Our stock of Building Material is Complete, which
incledes Sash, Doors, Shingles, Lath, Plaster and Cement.
Let us help solve your braiding problems. ..Ask us
about our Free Service Plan.
We also have Cannon Lumb, Cannon Nut, Harris Egg
and Weir City Lump Coal.
Your Order is Always Appreciated. y?
We arc'not Satisfied Unless you are.-
Citizens Lumber Sc Supply Co.
PRICES GO UP
prices will soon be higher.
need. It will not only be a
of getting them. Help the
Arnhold
De Soto's Error.
May 24 is the anniversary of the
landing of Ferdinand de Soto in Flor
ida in 1539. He thought he was on
the path to a fabled fountain, by bath
ing in which he could regain his lost
youth. Instead he found only morasses
and impassable swamps.
When Tin Decays.
The most remarkable example of
allotropic disintegration, of metals is
perhaps that of tin. The investiga
tion has shown that the disease can
only occur in a temperature not ex
ceeding G4.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Tin
decay is, therefore, most prevalent in
cold climates.
Connie Meant Business.
Connie takes very practical views of
her parents' promises. The other day.
to silence a fit of crying, her mother
promised her a new doll. "What shall
we call her-, Connie?" she said, taking
the little girl on her knee. "Never
mind her name, mamma," cried Connie,
looking at her mother out of the cor
ner of her eye. "WeJl find a name for
her when when she's buyed."
Practice of Kind Words.
Just as you now play without the
music and do not think what notes
you strike, though once you picked
them out by slow and patient toil, so
if you begin of set purpose, you will
learn the law of kindness in utterance
so perfectly that it will be second na.-
ture to you and make more music in
yourlife than all the songs the sweet
estvoice has over sung. Frances E.
WHlard.
Costly Law Proceedings.
The folly of rushing to the law to
settle every little dispute is demon
strated by an action between two pot
ters for a sum of 2. After being in
court for 11 years, it was put an end
to by being referred to arbitrators,
who decided in favor of the defendant
in the. case, and ordered the plaintiff
to pay all the costs incurred in the
proceedings, which were assessed at
1,000. London Tit-Bits.
THE HAYS FREE PRESS
A. L. CLARK & SON.
Publishers and Proprietors
Issued every Saturday, and entered
at the PostoSice at Hays, Kansas, as
second class matter.
Subscription
Per Year in Advance - -
$1.50
Established 18S2
REPUBLICAN TICKET
STATE
For United States Senator
ARTHUR CAPPER
For
Justice of the- Supreme Court
Position No. 3.
WILLIAM A. JOHNSON
For Justice of the Supreme Court
Position No. 4.
ROUSSEAU A. BURCH
For Governor
HENRY J. ALLEN
For Lieutenant Governor
CHAS S. HUFFMAN
For Secretary of State
- L. J. PETTIJOHN
For State Auditor
FRED W. KNAPP
For State Treasurer
WALTER L. PAYNE
For Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion '
LIZZIE E. WOOSTER
For State Printer
W. R. SMITH
For Congressman, Sixth District
HAYS B. WHITE
For Judge District Court 2 3rd Dis
trict
I. T. PURCELL
COUNTY
For Representative, 89th District
JOHN R. CHITTENDEN
For County Clerk
GEO. H. BROWN
For County Treasurer
GEO CROSS
For Register of Deeds
LEONA M. JANTEN
For County Attorney
HARRY L. PESTANA
For Probate" Judge
F. E. McLAIN
For Sheriff
A. O. ROBINSON
For Coroner
GEO B. SNYDER
or Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion LOUIS CHRISTIANSEN
For Clerk of the District Court
GEO ZEIGLER
TOWNSHIP
For Justice of the Peace
J. H. DOWNING
COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS
Final order was made in the J. J. Both
Road case, locating said road as petitioned
for, and R. R. Burnham was allowed $54.60
as land damages and moving fence. Peter
Roth was allowed $27.20 as land damages
and for moving fence.
Hays. Kansas. Aug. 5. 1918. 9 a. m.
The Board of County Commissioners of
Ellis county met this day in an adjourned
session. Members present: Herman J.
Tholen. Chairman; John Jacobs and Willett
J. Helms. County Commissioners ; Geo. H.
Brown, County Clerk and E. C. Flood County
Attorney.
The iSoard met for the purpose of hearing
any protests against the proposed costruc
tion and repair of New Bridges and culverts
and of existine bridges and culverts during
the ensuing year, and the "tax levy made for
that purpose.
There being no parties present for protests
the Board adjourned.
Herman J. Tholen, Chairman
Attest: Geo. H. Brown, County Clerk
Hays. Kansas, Aug. 5. 1918. 10 a. m.
The Board now met as a Board of County
Commissioners in regular session. All mem
bers were present.
The following claims against the the
County of Ellis were presented, found legal
and unpaid and were allowed. lhe County
Clerk was authorized to draw warrants for
the same.
Ig Wasinger. Auto Hire for Co. R. V.
Frank P. Brown, Labor on Co. Roads
Mo. Valley Bdg. & Iron Co.. Road
Drage :
Fred Grippin. Cutting Weeds pn Co.
Roads -
John J. Roth, Dragging Roads
C. F. Erbert. Draging Roads
Floyd Grippin. Draging Roads
$25.00
46.60
50.00
3.60
5.50
9.00
12.00
Frank Walz, Draging Roads 29.00
C. F. Erbert, Draging Roads. 6.00
Jabe Grippin, Draging Roads 18.00
Company "B" Kansas State Guards
Uniforms, allowed by sight Draft 300.00
The following bills were laid over to next
meeting.
C. S hwallers Sons. Road Supplies....
Anthony J. Pfeifer, Road Dragging
Treat & Shaffer. Road Supplies
Nat'l. Marking System Co.. Road Mar
kers
RusseU Grader Mfg. Co., Road Ma
chinery Alex Meier, School Examinations.
8.70
17.00
5.00
17.40
81.63
78.00
St. Anthony's Hospital, Care of Den
nis Hailey 49.75
Wolf Binder, Repairing Windmill on
Poor Farm ... 27.80
John Degenhardt, Supplies for Paus. 23.02
Hays City, Light claim was approved
for only 17.55
All other claims, as follows, were approved
but the ' County Clerk was ordered to draw
no warrants from the General fund.
B. C. Arnoldd. Justice fees
Steve Joy. Constable fees
Martin Gross, Jury fees, J. p. Court
Gus Klug. Jury fees J. P. Court
Ger Zeigler, Jurry fees J. P. Court
Gay Tillotson, Jurry fees J. P. Court
Alex Lattigan, Jurry fees J. P. Court
B. C. Arnold, J. P. Fees.
6.50
5.15
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
2.55
C Schwallers Sons, Supplies for Co.
Coal 294.31
Wolf Bros., Supplies for Co. 6.70
Geo. H. Brown, Expenses to Topeka 17.48
Jacob Bissing, interperters fees 10.00
John O'Loughlm, Auto Hire 15.00
Frank Kirby, HaulingTrash 1.00
Ellis Co. News, Printing
Louis Christiansen, Postage and ex
penses Steve Joy, Bailie fees
F. Loreditsch, Bailie fees
R.S. Markwell, Supplies for Co
M. Hacamier, Repairs on Court House
Plumbing
Alex Weltz, Sheriff's expenses
Adam -Weigel. Janitor Hire
Steve Joy, Juvenile Officer
United Telephone Co., Phone Rents
J. B. Basgall, Supplies for Pauper
Annie Graff .
75.21
44.16
3.00
3.00
6.80
39.85
44.30
70.00
4.00
12.25
4.53
Anton Wasinger
14.30
20.64
15.79
Peter Rheim
Peter Rheim
J. B. Basgall. Supplies - for Court
.House 10.74
J. S. Matheson, Coyotes 1.00
Alois J. Dreiling. Coyotes 2.00
J. L. Matheson, Coyotes - 6.00
Joe EngeL Coyotes 8.00
John Karlin. Coyotes 1.00
Henry Johnson, Coyotes . 45.00
Bert Berry. Coyotes 1.00
C F. Erbert.' Coyotes 1.00
R, W. Graham, Stenographers fees 22.00
And. Miller, Money advanced tor Paus. 1.30
And. Miller. Quarantine- Officer 22.00
L Zeigler. Supplies for Pauper John
Fox, March and April 9.45
Coal for Pauper Rheim 14.65
Supplies pauper Beiker 1.20
A. A. Wiesner, supplies for Pauper
Bieker .... 17.50
Sapplies for Pauper Graff 38.75
L. O. Ackers. Pension for Blind 15.00
E. L. Wallace, Caring for Small Pox
Patient 15.60
J. E. Basgall, House Rent for Mrs.
Weigel - , 7.00
Godfried Spier. Allowance 20.00
John W. Graff. Boarding Graff Chil
dren . . ,
Sarah Pri e. Widows Pension
Crane A Co.. Supplies for Court
25.00
10.00
Honae
-47.19
5.00
Wm. Wall. . Coyote Bounty
Robt. Goetx. Supplies for pauper
Dreiling for May. June, July 58.28
On motion of Commissioner Tholen the
Board adjourned to 9:00 a. m. August 6th.
HayB, Kansas. Aug. 6. 1918,9 a. m
' The Board of -County Commissioners met
as. per their adjournment. All members were
present
The following resolution was adopted by
the Boards
C J. Lbreajtsth. CcAjnty EasTmeVr, fcirvinV
entered the Military service of the "United j
States on June 24 th. 1918, and there being
no person performing the duties of such
office in this county, and it being imperative
that the county have a county engineer at
once, it is therefore ordered by the Board of
County Commissioners that the office of
County Engineer be and hereby declared
vacant and that Mr. Willard C. Homes be
and hereby is appointed County Engineer of
this county to fill vacancy for the unexpired
term of M. C- J. Lcreditach or untill such
time as Mr. Loreditsch returns discharged
from such military servi e should he so
return before his term as County Surveyor
expires.
The members of the Board of County Com
missioners of this county, in conjunction
with members of the Rush County Board,
having personally viewed and inspected the
road oa .the County line between said coun
ties opposite the. Doer place in Smoky Hill
township, the Board determined not to take
any action in regard to relocating road at
this point, and ordered- that township offi
cers of Smoky Hill township commence
work at once to cut down hill on this road
at this point and make road passible for
ordinary trafie, and that county clerk forth
with notify them of this action of the Board.
The road petition of John J. Werth and
others of Wheatland township, having been
allowed and the road viewed as published
final order was given by the County Com
missioners, vacating same.
Final order was made in the John J.
Werth road ase (location) locating same
as prayed for in the petition.
Philip Wolf was allowed $92.80 as land
damages and moving fence.
The road petition of J. A. Husted and
others of Riverview township was presented
found legal and proper and the prayer-for
view granted. Herman J. Tholen. John
Jacobs and Willett J. Helms were appointed
viewers. "
The Road petition of Corneil Stecklein
and others of Buckeye township, iraying
for the vacation and relocation of a section
line road, was presented, and rejected for
the reason that everything requested in
said petition had recently been done and for
i'urther reason that petition was not in
proper form as it asked for a vacation and
relocation of the same blank petition.
The raod petition of John A. Y eber and
others ' of Herzog township was presented
examined and laid over.
The bridge petitions of J. J. Husted and
others of Riverview township was ordered
filed and was passed until Commissioners
could view proposed bridge site.
The Bond of C. A. Beeby. Abstractor, was
presented, approved and ordered filed.
The Board of County Commissioners, hav
ing met to hear protests against the pro
posed construction and repair of bridges ar
culverts and there being no protests against
the proposed construction and repair of
bridges and culverts, orddered that the fol
lowing repairs be made and the following
new bridge ompletions and new culverts
be constructed:
New Construction
1. Five new spans to Yohe bridge, on
Saline river, near center Section 9-11-20.
Each span 33 feet steel Girder type, re-enforced
concrete piers and one new abute
ment, re-enforced concrete floor. 18 foot
road way. Estimate cost $7,500.00.
2. To complete briddge on Golden Belt
road just west of Ellis city limits, between
sections 5 and 8 in township 13. range 20.
30 foot Luten design bridge, estimated cost
$3,500.00. Appropriated last year. $2,500.00.
Necessary for .completion $1,000.00.
3. To omplete King bridge, between
sections 10 and 11 in township 13. range 20.
16 foot re-enforced concrete slab bridge.
Estimated cost $1,500.00. Appropriated
last year $1,000. Necessary to complete .
$500.00. " I
4. Culverts on Golden Belt Road: . j
(1) One 24 in. gaL iron culvert 22 ft. long ,
80 rods east of n.w. corner of section 7-14-j
17 concrete end rails. Estimated cost $175. !
(2) One 30 in. gaL iron culvert 22 ft. long ;
80 rods east of Toulon, south of R. R-. Con- ;
crete end rails. Estimated cost $200.00. !
f3) One 18 in. gal. iron culvert 22 ft. long i
80 rods west of section line between sections i
8 and 9 in se tion 8-14-17. Concrete end
rails. Estimated cost $150. '
4) One 30 in. culvert 22 ft long, con-
crete end rails. 40 rods west of Toulon. ,
south of R. R. Estimated cost $200. Galva- ;
Tiized iron. '
(5) One 18 in. gaL iron culvert 22 ft. j
long, concrete head rails. 40 rods west of j
section line between sections 9 and 10. twp.
14 in section 9-14-17. I
6) One 18 in. gaL iron culvert 22 ft. j
long, concrete hear rails. 40 rods west of
section line between sections 10 and 11 in !
Section 10-14-17. Estimated cost $150. j
(7) One 30 in. gaL iron culvert, oncrete '
hear rails. 80 rods east of section line be- .
tween sections 10 and 11 in section 11-14-17 !
Estimated cost $200.
8l One SO in. eaL iron culvert 22 ft.;
long concrete head rails. 80 rods west o
n.e. corner of section 14-14-17. Estimated
cost $200. '
(9) One 18 in. gaL iron culvert 22 ft.
long, concrete head rails 200 feet west of
above culvert. Estimated cost $150.
10) One 18 in. culvert. gaL iron. 22 f t.
lone. oncrete end rails, just north of n.e.
corner original town of Victoria. Estimated !
cost $150.
(11) One 21 in. gaL iron culvert 22 ft.
long, concrete rail heads, just west of n.e.
corner section 2-14-16. Estimated cost $175.
(12) One 30 in. gal. iron culvert 22 ft.
loTlO-
concrete rail heads, 60 rods east of
n.w.r corner of section 1-14-16. Estimated
cost $200.
fl3) One 24 in. gaL iron culvert 22 ft.
long, con rete rail heads. 80 rods west of
n. e. corner of section 1-14-16. Estimated
cost $175.
a. Following culverts on the Zeigler
County road:
(1) One re-enforced concrete culvert 24 in
i tt. concrete ga. rails on nan section line :
SO rods north of s.e. corner of s.w. 'i of
section 33-15-18. Estimated cost $200.
6. (1) One 8 ft. concrete slab bridge
on Zeigler road 30 rods south of the n.e.
corner of section 8-18-13. Estimated cost
$4.00.00.
1. Following culverts of the county road i
north and south of Victoria: j
( 1 ) One 24 ft. re-enforced concrete. 2 ft. I
gd. rails. 40 rods south of n.e. corner of j
cestion 1-14-17. Estimated cost $200.
(2 One 18 in. re-enforced concrete. 2ft. I
gd. rails. 30 rods north of s.e. corner of
section 1-14-17. Estimated ost $200.
(3) One 4 ft. span, concrete slab culvert
3 ft. high. 2 ft. concrete gd. rails, 80 rods
smith rt i, w oni-noa- .vtinn 31.ll.1li Flsti-
mated cost" $150.
(4) One 4 ft. concrete slab culvert 3 ft.
high, concrete gd. rails. 80 rods north s.w.
corner section 6-15-16. Estimated cost $150.
(5) One 24 in. concrete ulvert, concrete
gd. rails at s.w. corner of n.w. 14 section
36-15-17. Estimated cost $200.
8. Following culverts on the Kutina road:
( 1( - One 24 in. culvert re-enforced concrete
concrete gd. rails, 40 rods south of n.e.
corner of section 20-13-30. Estimated cost
$200.00.
(2) One 24 in. re-enforced concrete, con
rete gd. rails, 60 rods north of s.e. corner
of section 20-13-20. Estimated cost $200.
(3) One 24 in. re-enforced concrete culvert,
concrete gd. rails, 50 rods south of n.e. cor
ner of section 24-13-20. Cost $200.00
(4) One 24 in. re-enforced culvert, con
crete gd. rails, 180 rods south of n.e. corner
of section 24-13-20. Coct $250.00
(5) One 24 in. re-enforced eon rete cul
vert, concrete gd. rails at half section line
between section 22 and 23-13-20. Estimated
cost $250.00
(6) One 18 in. re-enforced concrete culvert,
re-enforced gd. rails, 90 rods south of n.e.
corner of section 5-14-20. Cost $175.00.
(7) One 24 in. re-enforced concrete culvert
con rete gd. rails. 80 rods south of n.e.
corner of 8-14-20. Estimated cost 200.00
9. Following culverts on Hamilton road
north of Ellis:
(1) One 18 in. re-enforced culvert, with
concrete gd rails, 40 rods north of s.e, corner
of section 32-12-20. Cost $175.00
(2) Six foot extention. re-enforced concrete
with 2 ft. guard rails to present culvert, 60
rods south of n.e. corner of section 5-13-20
(double arch ulvert 7 ft. high) with wing
walls and gd. rails, cost $300.00.
All galvanized iron culverts to be corrc
gated type and set in concrete heads wit!
concrete guard rails extending two feet
above top of culvert. Concrete culverts to
have two foot guard rails. All guard rails
on both bridges and culverts to be painted
white. All culverts to have a clear roadway
of twenty feet, and grade approaches shall
not exceed 5 per cent uniform grade. All
bridges to have 18 foot clear road way.
- All bridges and culverts to be onstructed
in accordance with the Kansas Highway
Commission's Standard specifications.
Repairs.
1. New floor and stringers for the Wash
ington street bridge on Big Creek in north
part of Ellis. New floor to consist of 3 inch
Oak or other Standard bridge plank. New
stringers to be at least 3x12 standard bridge
timber. Estimated cost $500.00.
2. Bridge on Spring Creek due north of
Ellis near Mike Irion place, repairs to con
sist of two new re-enforced concrete abate
ments with wing walls, and superstructures
of od bridge now on Golden Belt road just
west of Ellis city limits to be moved and
placed on said new. ahutements. Total esti
mated cost $600.00.
3. Culvert on Golden Belt road one mile
east of EHis. repairs to consist of making
ulvert 10 feet longer, two new ends, with
two new guard rails, all re-enforced con
crete, total estimated cost $256.00.
- 4. Bridge on Big Creek about Vi mQe
east of Munjor, repairs to consist of two
new wing walls on east side, re-enforced
concrete, making new dirtt approach on east
side and rock ripraping same, eost $800.00
5. One section of sew rail cn Lynn
briddge, new railing on Rathlxms bridge all
around, two sections snd a kIf of new rail-
rag on Overfcoiser fcridre asd a section and a
half of sew ruiliag po bridge, all 2 inch
gas pipe railing. AUasid Vr:res on -the Sa
line river, total et-rnjtd ct of all $300,00,
S. New ayvToacii -cn roufh sfde of CVrte
bridge on the Saline riTer. Approach to be
roc k spswls overed with dirt on too. total
cc-5t S1003.00.
Total cost of repairs - $3,450.00
Estimated cost of New bridges:
z. Eztention Yohe bridge $7,500.00
b. Completion bridge on Golden
Beit road west of Ellis limits 1500.00
c. Nivr bridge on Zeigler road 400.00
Tctil cost of new bridge workO.400.00
Est:m-:?J cost of new culverts :
- Gold-n B. road. gal. iron S2.275.00
b. Zeigler road concrete 200.00
rlctoria north and south, Co.
roa. x concrete
d. Kutina read concrete
c H-im'iIton road, con rete-
875.00
1.475.00
475.00
Tot-jl cost of new culvert
Es I. mated cost of Repair
.15,300.00
.$3,450.00
rl.T3i.t?d total for both new con-
itruition and repaira318.150J0
tc -t:r.iierst fond to make 20 per
cer,-. ca hnd , 3,620.00
Grand total
.321.770.00
Recommendation of Coutr rnrininr
It i hereby recommended that all of the
repair herein mentioned be made; that the
Golden Belt bridge" veit cf Ellis and the
Kinz bridge, which were planned last year
bat not built on account of insufficient ap
propriation for each, be built this year, new
estimates being made and balance of above
amount of last years appropriation herein
recommended: that all new culverts herein
described be built, galvanived iron being
spe ified for all Golden Belt road culverts
(set in. concrete ends) on account of proba
bility of changing or paving of that road
in a few years; all others being concrete.
It is also recommended that m new exten
tion of five spans to Yohe bridge be built
provided that satisfactory arrangement is
made -with the Missouri Valley Bridge ft
Iron Co. to replace span lost in recent hiirh
water as per their guaranty - bond. The
river bed is so very wide at this point that
there ought to be that many new scans
added to make that a really substantial, use
ful and enduring bridge. All other bridges
covered by the report are recommended to'
be built as herein set forth. A levy of one
mill is recommended to raise funds to cover
this budget.
Resje.ti"ui'.y submitted
COUNTY ENGINEER
The board now took tip the matter of
taxes and levies for the ensuing year and
--ubrr.it tod and determined the amount of
money to Le raised for all County purposes
and all othe.- rurposes which they are re
quired to kr;. The following are estimates
for county purposes:
County Oiiice.-s. Deputies and Clerks $17,000
Distri
Court expenses
4.000
Paupvrs 5.000
Coyote -r
500
County nl J0b printing
1.200
Fuel and Lights 1.200
Insane, zn-i Inquests
200
300
100
300
School Examinations
Truancy and Probate on Officers
Freight and Express
Roadt and Danrages 2.000
Assessing 2.500
Books and Stationery
Furniture. Rents and Repairs
Phones .
Boarding prisoners and Jail Guards
Quarantine- Olficers
Liver Hire
Incidental expenses
1.500
200
150
600
200
800
500
1.000
300
Sheriff's Traveling expenses
I l-"a:r Association
.
Total County Current 39.550
County bridge 22.000
County Road 11.500
Sinking Fund 13.000
Interest Fund 2.000
Time Bridge Warrants 9.000
Total to ho levied 97.050
And tho Board of County Commissioners
mtide the following tax leveies :
County Current 1.81 Mills
County Bridge 1.00 Mills
County Road .52 Mills
Sinking Fund .60 Mills
Interest Fund .10 Mills
To take up time bridge Warrants .40 Mills
Total levy 4.43 Mills
The following levies for cities, townships
and school districts were approved:
Tax levies for Ellis county. Kansas, for
! he year 191.S.
Statvj Fund 1.17 Mills
County Current 1.81 Mills
County Road fund. .52 Mills
County bridge fund 1.00 Mills
Sinktng Fund 60 Mills
Interest Fund 10
Timj Fridge Warrants .40
Total for County and State 5.60
j Cities Mills
j City of Hays. General fund. 3.50
! City of Hays. Street Improvement 1.50
i Ci'.y of Hsys. !rterest on Bonds 2.50
J City of Kays. Sinking fund 5.00
City of Hfcys. Street Lighting 1.00
! City of Kays. Water fund 1.50
! City of Hays. Library .40
t Total for ".Tie City of Hays 15.40
City of Ellis. General fund 3.00
t Citv of Ellis, street improvement 1.00
.City of Kl;i. Street lighting 1.00
t sty o. r.iw csre department .50
t i ty oi c..ns inttrest on ttonas z.7i
! City of EIHs. Sinking fund 1.00
j City of Ellis. Park Contingent
i
Total for the city of Ellis
City of Victoria, General Fund
i City of Victoria, Street inprovement
j Total for the City of Victoria.
i Townships
.25
9.40
i Township General
Road
Mills
.50
1.10
2.00
2.50
.70
1.80
.70
.90
1.30
1.10
1.50
.80
.80
.70
.50
Total
Mills
Big Creek 50
Buckeye - .50
Mills
1.00
1.60
2.60
2.80
1.00
Catherine . 50
Vtllis 30
rreedom 30
Hamilton 20 .
Herzog 50
Lookout .20
Pleasant Hill 50
Riverview 20
2.00
1.20
1.10
1.80
1.30
Saline 10
1.60
j ..
SmoUy Hill .20
1.00
1.20
1.40
1.70
Victoria 40
Walker ... .70
Wheatitind .20
School Districts
' risi. No. Gen. Int.
Skg.
Mills
.70
Total
Mills Mills
Mills
6.60
1 5.20
Un 1 l.fO
2 2 6.30
Un 2 1.60
.60.
.50
.60
7.40
Un 3 ....
.It 3
4
2.10
.70
Un 4 ...
1.90
.40
.90
3.30
.50
2.40
5.60
2.50
3.20
l.fiO
2.70
1.60
2.20
2.60
8.20
1.90
1.20
1.80
2.00
8
9 . ..
10
12
-3
15
76
17
JS
-9
20
21
22
24
25
27
28
25 ..
Jt 29
?0
21
32 ..
33
34 ..
25
36 ..
37
38
39
40
42
43 ..
44 ..
45
49
50
52
53
54
.20
1.20
3.00
.70
1.80
2.90
. 180
1.90
2.50
4.20
2.00
'4.40
4.60
.90
4.00
200
1.90
2.60
2.20
3.80
. 250
4.40
2.70
4.P0
4.00
4.00
4.30
.40
.50
.40
1.10
5.90
.40
.60
2.90
.30
2.40
c.sa
56
57
58 .
Jt 60
Jt 91
Jt 107
Jt 10S
In addition to the aoove School District
Levies a levy of .10 mill is added to the
General Fund for the purpose of creating a
Tuition Fund. Ihis additional levy does not
effect districts having a High SchooL
On motion of Commissioner Jacobs the
Board adjourned sine die.
Herman J. Tholen. Chairman
What She Wanted.
"My iderl hesband," said the girl
who liad been reading cheap novels,
must be a strong, silent man, frill of
grit and able to bear the heat and
burden of the day without flinching
one who will not hear a word said
about ice and who will not ntter an
rmtind word hinusrlf." -"What yon
want is a deaf and inmb coal heaver,"
murmured her friend.
BUY A
Henry Ford & Son
TRACTOR
We have a Henry Ford & Son
coming. Can be seen at our garage.
What tractors we get this year are to be
sold at actual cost. Agents receive no com
mission at present.
So if you want a Henry Ford & Son Trac
tor come in and place your order. We will do
what we can to get you a tractor.
John O'Loughlm
fee
sries
Fresh groceries and fruits of all kinds always on
hand. Vegetables and fruits in season.
QUICK
Carl Leiker (L Son
Phone 267
(First published August 22, 1918. in
the Hays Free Press)
ROAD NOTICE
State of Kansas, Ellis County, ss:
Office of County Clerk
Hays, Kansas, August 20, 1918
To Whom it May Concern: !
Take Notice,, that a legal petition !
signed by J. A. Husted and other ,
householders of Riverview township,
in said county, has been presented to
the Board jof County Commissioners,
praying for the location of a section
line road, as follows, viz:
Beginning at the south west cor
ner of section 18-11-17; thence west
40 rods, more or less, on the section
line, or as near as practicable, De
. ' i? Ja o. ; t'
v;
ship 11; Range 18. There to connect
with laid out Road number 295.
And that said Board has appointed
Herman J. Tholen, Willett J. Helms
and (John Jacobs, viewers who will
meet at the place of beginning of
said road, as petitioned for, on the
12th day of September 1918, and
proceed to view said road as the law
directs, at which time and place all
persons interested may attend and
have a hearing. In case said Viewers
fail to meet on the day designated
they meet on the following day, as
provided by law, without further
notice. -
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.
Witness my hand and official seal
of said County, this 20th day of Au
gust 1918.
Geo. H. Brown, County Clerk
(L. S.) L. M. Jantzen, Deputy
Changes in Modern Face.
The tendency of the modern face,
according to Prof. James Keith, lec
turer on anthropology at the Royal
Institute, London, England, is to be
come wedge-shaped, with a longer, nar
rower and more prominent nose. Prom
inences above the eyes are disappear
ing, and the brow is becoming smooth
and" of an even contour. These changes
in the human face, declared the scien
tist, are due to changes In methods of
mastication from the earlier days of
the human race.
C. Schwalier's Sons
DEALERS IN
Lumber, Shingles,
BARBED WIRE
, Cement, Coal, Etc.,
HAYS.
Member of the Chamber of Commerce
Isaac Zeigler
DEALERS IN
Groceries and Coal
A Fresh Line of Groceries always on hand. Also
Fruits and Vegetables in Season. FreeDelivery.
Phsno 1 - Hays, Kansas
Member of the Chamber of Commerce
Tractor
a Q0tfii
DELIVERIES
Give us a trial
(First published August 8, 1918 in
the Hays Free Press.)
? Publication Notice
; In the District Court of Ellis County,
; Kansas.
1 Katherine Brungardt, Jacob P. Arn
. hold, Mary Pfeifer, Anna Riedel
1 and Antone P. Arnhold, Plain
tiffs,
vs.
; Katherine Elizabeth Arnhold, De-
fendant.
No- 6573
State of Kansas to Katherine Eliza
beth Arnhold:
You are hereby notified that you
have been sued by Katherine Brun
gardt, Jacob P. Arnhold, ilary Pfei
fer, Anna Kiedel and Antone P. Arn-
I hold aas heirs at law of Philin Am.
iuu , j c
hold, deceased.
I This summons is to require you to
answer the petition of these plain
tiffs now on file in the office of the
Clerk of the District Court of Ellis
County, Kansas, on or before the 18th
day of September, 1918, or the same
wil lbe taken as true and judgment
! hf rendered decreeing that the
said Katherine Brungardt, Jacob P.
Arnhold, Mary Pfeifer, Anna Riedel,
and Antone P. Arnhold are each the
owner of an undivided one-tenth in
terest in and to the southwest quar
ter (SW) of Section 30, Township
13 smith. "Ran rro 1Q wprt nf tVio fith
that you the said Katherine Elizabeth
Arnhold is the owner of an undivided
five-tenths interest in and to the
above described real estate, and a
further judgment will be rendered
partitioning said real estate among
the said parties, plaintiffs and defend
ant accordng to their respective in
terest, also to require said defendant
to account for the rents and profits
arising out of said real estate; and
for such other and further relief as
may be just and equitable.
Witness my hand and the seal of
said Court, at my office in the City
of Hays in he County of ElUs, this
5th day of August, 1918.
1) ' F. B. Miller,
J. P. Shutts, Clerk
Att'y- for Plaintiff.
(By Jacob Bissing, Deputy.)
For Sale: Bicycle in good conui
tionT Inquiry at Free Press office-
Lime,
Etc.
KANSAS
Son
ng

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