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THE HAYS FREE'PRESS, THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1921.
LOCAL NOTES J Pharaoh was much pestered by frogs hopping around his legs and threatening to go to bed with him; but since the Kansas millers dropped dwon on us, we haven't anything on old "Pharry." The city bulletin board near the power house is still an eyesore to the town.. A friend of ours went down to Big Creek all day last Sunday and exer cised himself severely at one end of a fish pole and caught one bullhead four inches long. Deputations of the Y. W. C. A. have been busy receiving the teacher students for the summer school at the Normal. Sewing wanted. Mrs. O. F. Jones, 109 E. Evans St. Dr. Pruitt and family visited in Kansas City, last week, returning to Hays on 103 Saturday night. Mrs. Frank Bissing is visiting her mother, Mrs. J. P. Keberlein, at Sa lina, this week. Fred Haffamier has been ailing the past two weeks, from a slight attack of appendicitis. Wm. Curry, employee of the Cit izens State Bank, expects to soon move into his residence recently pur chased of Lawrence Oldham. Mrs. H. C. Pierce and son, George, went to Portis, Kansas. Her son,' Thern, is taking care of the " home during her absence. Frank W. Phillips, formerly a cit izen of Ellis, is now Vice President of the Haynes Automobile Company of Kansas City. He helped to erect the Merchants' building and the opera house at Ellis. Frank at one time was one of the live wires of Eiiis. i Now is FAN TIME and Ward & Bissing are prepared to supply the needs of the citizens of Hays with Electric Fans of any size at a reason able price. Frank Leiker recently purchased a tract of land south of Collyer in the Ellis county settlement, of Miller Brothers. They also sold a dwelling house at Catharine belonging to Alex Meis, to Walter Miles. Mr. Miles will move the building to Hays. Miss Alice McLain who has been teaching at Smith Center, returned home Saturday night. Get your auto tops covered first door east of O'Loughlin's Garage. Kafir com and cane seed and a few bushels of millet for sale at John O'Loughlin's Garage. Alva Miller's two daughters, Blanche and Ulda, of Manhattan, and Adah Miller of Salina, are here visit ing their aunt, Mrs. Fred Miller. ' The Kid Band played for Plain ville. Decoration Day. Mrs. Cummings who several weeks ago purchased the John Quint prop erty on West Normal avenue, expects soon to move to Hays and occupy the place. Now is FAN TIME and Ward & Bissing are prepared to supply the needs of the citizens of Hays with Electric Fans of any size at a reason able price. We have in the vicinity of Hays a piano partly paid for, party moving and we are compelled to take piano back. Bargain ro person paying bal ance due on it. Also new Player Piano and records. Write Means Music Co., 305 East 10th St., Kansas City, Mo. IYSTEsU Our Policy has always been to keep the assets of our insti- k tution thoroughly liquid. Our membrship in the Federal Reserve System accomplishes this I aim to a degree previously impossible. In the Federal Reserve Bank we have an unfailing reservoir of cash obtainable in exchange for commercial paper which we hold. First National Bank HAYS Philip Mock and wife of Enid, Okla, homa, was here visiting relatives and friends, Saturday. They were re turning from a visit with their son, Tom, who is one of the teachers at the Holcomb Consolidated-Schools. A hail adjuster was here this week, adjusting claims for the farmers who had lost their wheat in the recent severe storm in the western part of the county and over on the Saline. Friday morning of last week, Gay Tillotson received a check from the County Clerk of Ellis county for $54, bounty on fifty-four coyote scalps thirty-two old coyotes and twenty-two young ones. Small House For Sale. The small brown house, No. 307 W. Normal Avenue, is offered for sale to the highest bidder. Right to accept or re ject is reserved. Address G. A. Bald win, Sec'y, 205 E. Normal Ave., Hays. H. W. Fellers went to Salina, Fri day, returning on the eveningtrain. Get your auto tops covered first door east of O'Loughlin's Garage. The Bunker rooming house has been leased to Mr. Bader, traveling salesman for W. O. Anderson; and Shorty Wentworth has leased the Bunker Garage. Mares and mules for sale.. Will sell on terms to suit purchaser. John O'Loughlin. Lot. A black silk messaline skirt, supposed to have been lost on East Juniata street. Finder please leave at this office. We are pleased to note the im provement made in the Hays Free Press since Bro. Clark changed the make-up and added some new pages. A little more" of the good work will make the Free Press a choicy sheet. WaKeeney World. Everett McVey and Fayne Smith are in Kansas City, Kansas, with the Chamber of Commerce of that city, selling the Knox Salesmanship, and are doing a good business. Lost. On the streets of Hays, Sunday morning, a lady's seven jewel Elgin gold bracelet watch. A re ward will be given for its return to this office. Miss Annie Hopkins who has been teaching in Chapman, has returned to Hays for the summer. Mrs. F. A. Simpson and son of Turkville, visited in Hays, Sunday and Monday. y Miss Frieda Wagner visited last week with her sister, Mrs. Hnery RiefF, at WaKeeney. Postmaster B. M. Clark and wife and baby visited at Tirrkville, Satur day night and Sunday. Harry M. Stock and wife are home from Concordia, where they have been teaching school. They have signed up again for the same posi tions for next year. Mrs. Edna Fulton of East Normal avenue, finished her school work at Ellis, and came home with her daugh ter, on Friday. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Pierce, who have been spending the winter in Florida and other points east,are expected home in about two weeks. Lots of bouquets were taken to the G. A. R. Hall this Decoration , Day, and placed by the committee on the old soldiers' graves. Mrs. Alex Philip and Mrs. Chitten den will entertain the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid Society, Thursday, June 9th, at the home of Mrs. Philip. About 100 Catholic Sisters came in on 103 Monday night. They will at tend Summer School at the Normal. KANSAS For Sale. Iceless Refrigerators, National steam pressure 'cookers. Agents wanted. -J. F. Jordan. Miss Alice Craig who has been teaching in Concordia, the past year, returned home Tuesday night. Paul Pfannensteil and wife were here Sunday from Salina, visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Miller of Ellis, spent Sunday and Monday in Hays, visiting relatives. Wanted. Two or three rooms on quiet street where there isn't much dust. Apply at this office. It is told that Gay Tillotson and several others are arranging to take lessons at one of the "Correspondence Schools" and each will buy a type writer, and several agents have been here this week soliciting sales. Nearly a dozen may join the school. The city is full of strange faces, many young ladies and gentlemen be ing here in attendance at the summer .term of the State Normal. Th pros pect of a poor wheat crop has brought quite a umber who had arranged to remain in the home neighborhood to help in the harvest. Prof. W. D. Shewman delivered the Decoration Day address at Collyer, Monday. A large crowd was present. Lost. Lower part of Waterman Fountain Pen,' at the Normal or east from Normal on Juniata street. Find er please notify Mrs. J. F. Jordan. Lost. A diamond bar pin between the Normal and town. Finder return to 430 Juniata street and receive re ward. An old Tabby cat at the Normal has a litter of several kitten's, and she has also adopted a baby squirrel which seems perfectly satisfied and happy with its foster mother, v , . Mrs. Brown left Friday, for her home in Lexington, Kentucky, after several months stay with her son, O. J. Brown, of East Normal avenue. Mrs. J. P. Callahan and little son, Robert James, returned home from the hospital, Thursday. Miss Pauline Herl has returned home from Lincoln, Kansas, where she has been teaching in the city schools. Miss Lavona Kraus who has been teaching in Marquette, returned home Tuesday night. Miss Evadna Kraus who has been teaching in Conway Springs, Kansas, has returned home. Miss Christine Harder is visiting relatives and friends in Nebraska! D. A. Fults came in from Sedalia, Mo., Saturday nighty for a short visit with relatives. He left Monday night for Sedalia, accompanied by his daughters, Gertrude and Ruth, and his son Daniel, who have been making their home with their grandfather, F. E. McLain. Mr. and Mrs. John McMahon and daughters, Elizabeth, Florence and Mary, came up from Dorrance, Satur day night, and are visiting at the Isaac Zeigler home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Motz were here for Decoration, Day, as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Downing. Frank is now running a paper at Downs, Kan sas. Dick Carter and wife from Clay county were among the Decoration Day visitors, who came over to decor ate the family graves. The Methodist parsonage adjoining the church has been fixed up as class rooms and on Sunday the different classes hold services there. Th battle scarred old veterans, Jim Craig, Geo. Foreman, E. T. Tourtil- lotte and Wm. Hopper were able to be with the old boys at the cemetery Decoration Day. All the old soldier boys were taken out in autos. Word was received Wednesday, from Mrs. A.'A. Wiesner who is with her husband, who is in a hosptal in Peoria, Illinois, that he is consider ably better and there is hopes of his recovery. Att'y C. W. Burton and family of Syracuse, Kansas, were here, the past week, visiting his sister, Mrs. Rardin, at the Brunswick Hotel. They came over in their auto. Mrs. Jas. H. Reeder is here visit ing at the home of Mrs. Alex Philip. Miss Dorothy Voss left Saturday night, for her home in Arizona. She was acompanied by her aunt, Mrs. C. F. Wiest and children, who will visit with the Voss family there Mrs. Wiest expects to visit relatives in California, before returning home. Prof. J. M. Pimienta, while going to Kansas City recently, had the mis fortune to have the window glass of a U. P. car window fall on his wrist, badly cutting his wrist. Several stitches were taken in the injured wrist, and at present it is getting along nicely. Mrs. Keough of Hays, visited her j son, Jr. Keough, Wednesday. She had been to Dodge City to visit j another son, and stopped over here. j .ucLracKen enterprise. Miss LoRee Cave is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Shiney, hav ing concluded her work as teacher in the Normal at Hays, for the year. McCracken Enterprise. Do not forget the Sunday School Convention in Ellis M. E. church, June 12. One specialist in Adult work and one in Primary work will be present to give expert help. Look in next week's papers for complete program. Helen and Dorothy Pischke left Thursday morning for North Bend, Nebraska, for a three weeks' visit with their aunt, who lives on a farm at that place. James Shutts came up Sunday on the noon jitney, from Salina, to visit his parents, returning on the jitney Monday, at 11:11. Mrs. DeWitte C. Nellis of Topeka, came Tuesday for a short visit with Mrs. and Miss Leahy. Charlotte May, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Dinges, of this city, died of bronchial pneumonia, Thursday, May 2Sth, and was buried Friday, the 27th. Dr. Anders is visiting relatives in Alabama. W. J. Madden went to Nebraska, Monday, on business. John H. Wood was down from Monument, Sunday. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nel son of Minneapolis, Kansas, Monday, May 23, 1921, a daughter, Dorothy Rosalind. Mrs. Nelson is a daughter of Peter Johnson, Sr., of this city. . Mail Route two from Hays post office has .been extended on the south end and forty more people are being served with daily mail. Dr. Daniels and family have re turned after a week's visit with friends at Natoma. Mrs. Daniels is now enjoying a visit from her sister, Mrs. Banks, who lives at Imperial, Nebraska. Rev. Gerrit Snyder has returned from Winona Lake, Indiana, where he was attending the annual meeting of the Geeral Assembly of the Presby teria church. He will preach Sunday. Over an inch of rain fell Monday night, which extended pretty well over the state . It was badly needed, especially in Ellis county, as the fields and gardens were dry and dusty. Hardly a bit of moisture could be found. The wheat was heading out the straw was short and the heads were also short. This will help all the fields and the late wheat, it is ex pected will be greatly benefitted. The Annual Epworth League Con vention meets at Ellsworth, June 12 14 with a fine program including Bishop Waldorf on Tuesday evening. The program of Monday and Tuesday forenoon will be especially for Leag uers, the program of Wednesday for church officials and workers, and the Tuesday afternoon program for all. The Catharine band was in Hays, Wednesday, advertising for a band picnic vwhich occurs today (Thurs day). The boys put on quite a show. A waltzing horse with lady rider, dancing colored gem'n, a rope juggler and several sure-enough comboys, with hats, quirts and shaps complete. A number of Hays citizens attended. H. C. Markel, the photographer, has recently purchased an airplane camera. Perhaps he may never use it in taking pictures from a plane but he says he can put it to good use in taking street pictures. It's quite a curiosity. Mrs. Sarah Bartholemew has re cently sold three lots adjoining her lesidence on the east to Mrs. G. R. Bullock, who has broke ground for a four room residence. Mrs. Bullock is the mother of Mrs. Milton Luce. In a copy of the Yocemento Star, dated August 1, 1907, suspended sev eral years ago, we find the following: "E. F. Madden was in Topeka the latter part of the week. The State Journal reporter got hold of him and sized him up as a sort of 'David Harum' in Friday evening's State Journal. The interview was in part as follows : " 'But you can't call me an elevator man,' he said earnestsly. 'Why, I own a little measley old $50,000 worth of bank stock in a sickly little bank out there, and some people try to call me a banker. I'm not a banker. I'm a farmer. I own 26,000 acres of farm land, worth $500,OOQ. That's why I'm a farmer. I didn't intend to tell that but it kind of slipped out'. " "People who know "Madden say that his David Harum character ex- Fior Sale - A number of high grade and pure bred Percheron hroses, 3 to 5 .years old. Time given.-Geo. E. Palmer. q&O83O!0eQ3O&& M .Pi m Commensurates with the growth and import ance of Hays, and in line with the commercial activity of this prosperous section, this bank has maintained a service to meet all demands. Make this bank XOURS. ' ' 0 HAYS, tneds to his business affairs. He is a man who can be depended upon to crry out a contract, but watch out for him when it comes to a sharp trade." A Robbery Th Free Press is late this week, owing to several things which the majority of printers can understand, it happens with all printers. However, our coming out late enables us to re port a robbery which otherwise could not be reported until next week. Bissing Bros.' Shoe Store was broken into last night Thursday, June 2) and about $60 in cash, a 22 revolver and half box of 38 caliber shells and possibly several pairs of shoes were taken. The yeggs broke a plate glass window in tne back door of the build ing, which enabled them to turn the key in the lock. The Citizens Lumber Company's office was also broken into and about $15.00 in cash taken from the money drawer, and a $4.00 gold pencil. The robber must have been a small man as he gained access to the lumber office through a window 12x14 inches. The window was about six feet from the ground and a ladder near the window showed how it was done. The money drawer had been broken open with a hatchet or some other sharp-edged instrument; check receipts and other papers were strewn over the counter. The robber or rob We. lave Time For M The man who is willing to give voir his time is the one who invariably gets your busi ness. The officers and employees of this bank are ready and willing to give you their time and advice on all financial matters it is your business to take advantage of the service we offer. Come and see us. I FAErlERS STATE BANK 1 I Capital and Surplus $60,000.00 KANSAS bers must have been old hands at the business as uncancelled checks to the amount of $170 were not taken. Among the Bunker folks who left for Hays this week to attend sum mer school were Misses Ferol Miller, Edna Fairchild, Gertrude Rohe, Ida and Clara Trapp, Clara Haton, Clara Morton, Elsie Doyle,v Ruth and Marjorie Best, Mabel Gross and Eliza beth Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Markley and Horace White. Bunker hill Advertiser. Kitchen Range. For sale, a Ma jestic range with warming oven. In fine condition. Can be seen at old Methodist Parsonage, 205 E. Normal Ave. Phone 190 before coming. Methodist Church. FOR SALE Bargain Wheat farm,, well improved. .320 acres in Rooks County, Kansas. 245 acres' in cultiation, 75 acres in pasture. Mod ern house, 9 rooms in fine shape. Good cement cellar under house. Good barn 36x50, good implement shed 48x48, fine garage and hen house with scratching shed, 2 gran aries., cattle shed, washhouse with , shed arch cave, 2 good wells, wind mill, some trees. Four miles to good railroad town of Palco. 225 avres in wheat now and 20 acres in barley. Price $60. per acre. Good term3. Owner Frank Schlyer, Zurich, Kansas.