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Haggard tits glasses. . ' The Big Band Tournament Septem ber 28-29-30. . Several cases of drunkeness have been noticed of la,te. The finest wedding stationery can be obtained at this office. For Sale: Ten good milch cows. Inquire of J. E. Griffin, Naponee, Neb. C. M. Arnold drove up to Long Is land Tuesday for a visit with his parents.. Ladies fine black underskirts at the Shimeall Clothing Co's. store from 50c to $12 each. Harry Eoot of the State Journal was an interested visitor at our re union last week. Wanted: A girl for general house work in small family. Inquire at once at the Herald office. B. F. Wallace who lives li miles from Jewell City has struck a 31-lnch vein of coal at a depth of 202 feet, If you are not a Herald reader, you should be. Subscribe and get the best only one dollar a year in ad vance. Oberlin has a real estate company with a capital stock of $7000. Wonder why a bank would not work on the side? For Sale: One car load of work horses' and fillies at my farm sevei miles north of Phillipsburg. J. II. Murphy. Mr. Dillon of Jewell county, a mem ber of the Dillon Nursery Co. of Mc Louth, Kansas, was in the city during the reunion. H. C. Bufflngton of the Logan Re publican attended the reunion the last day. He reports a prosperous business in Logan, "The Gem of the Prairie," a four column folio issued by E. M. Sinclair with L. C. Chase as editor has been printed. at this office. Phillips county will have a good representation at the colleges this year. This is the best possible in vestment for surplus cash. For Films, Dry Plates, Developing powders, etc. etc. in addition to an assorted line of Kodaks from $1.00 up, call at news stand book store. Ex Commissioner C. E. Braisted of Towanda came up to the countv seat Sunday and remained in town for two or three flays visiting with old friends Fine Gothing at Shimcall's. nap Closing Out to Quit Business , LJ1HU tjfl on account of failing health i will close out my entire stock of general mer chandise at once; all those indebted to me are requested to call and set tle the account. T 1 U R ) Poling, l ; PHILLIPSBURG Kansas. i Ed Baum Is seriously 111. Our old druggist H. Harmon is here on a visit. All kinds of cooling drinks at the Blue Front. Miss Gaumer, a sister of the editor, is attending the city schools. Too much copy this week compels the omission of several good items. School began Tuesday with a good attendance. A successful year is cer tain. Mae Seavey has been visiting for Several days with the Richard fami ly in Sumner township. R, K. Allen of Crystal expects to leave in a short time for Washington or other western country. Fifty five new readers were added to the Herald list this week. This indicates a healthy growth. The Shimeall Clothing Co. have bought large quantities of tine cloth-ing-this year. Call and see them. The frost Tuesday night was quite severe, but corn is not entirely ruined some of it in fact, is not even dama ged. Charlie Gray has returned from Denver where he has been receiving medical treatment. He is much im proved. Anyone desiring anything in the line of sign writing, paper hanging, carriage painting, etc., inquire at C. E. Stearns' barber shop. ' Jeff Hatfield departed Tuesday morning for a months visit with his parents in Ohio. He has not seen them for nineteen years. For Sale: Teams and farming tools on time with privilege of house and grain lease on farms near city. Inquire of Phillips County Bank. 2w Charley Kelley is here on a visit. Mr. Kelley now has a good position as manager of the circulation depart ment of the Daily Journal in Burling ton, Iowa. Eugene L. Morgan departed Satur day night for Topeka, where he will attend a medical college. Ills sister Kate resides in that city. Mrs. A. L. Tromp of Almena visit ed in this city from Thursday till Monday. Her daughter Tilda return ed to this city for the purpose of attending the city schools. The Shimeall Clothing Co. Is giving a Souvenir to each lady visiting their store. It is a very useful article and we only have 500, so don't fail to call ror one as they won't last long. The ladies aid society of the M. E. church met at the home of Mrs, W. W. Drlggs yesterday afternoon in honor of her birthday. Refreshments were served and a general sociability enjoyed by those present. Charles McCoppIn left Friday for Kansas City where he will take a three years course in a vcternary college. Mr. McCoppin is preparing to enter the government service. John Lowe has been trying to fit out a car of Phillips county products for exhibition in the eastern states but owing to a scarcity of cars the Rock Island cannot furnish a car for this purpose at the present time. Judge W. II. Pratt, accompanied by Frank Strain, made a trip up Into Sumner yesterday. Their destination was the residence of J. E. Griffin, and they expected to spend the night at the home of J. D. Mattcson In Crystal. The surviving Bcrrys, Roy and Beach have been arrested on a charge of stealing cattle from the Rockefeller ranch in Cheyenne county. At the preliminary hearing they were bound over to the district court under bonds for $1000. Mrs. T. J. Loar arrived Tuesday eve ning from Monroe, Iowa and will make a short visit here. The remains of her daughter, Stella who died here about fourteen years ago will be re moved to Iowa and placed beside those of her father. The members of the Presbyterian church are reminded that next Sun day morning the regular Communion service will be observed. The offering taken at this time will go to the sup port of the college of Emporia. John II. Lamii, pastor. A smooth game has been worked on hundreds of lean, lank, Iowans. In response to an advertisement, "how to get fat for $5," they were told to "goto the butchers." After getting what they had bargained for, some of them caused the arrebt fcf the Inform er. If you have pictures to enlarge don't ntrust tnem to strancrs. and. nerhapes never see them again. L. E Uiuntryman candles the bestlneto. he found anywhere. You always know where to find blm. and if the work is not as represented, you will get your money uaeK. For Sale: A choice farm In Beav er township, six miles from Logan, six miles from Prairie View. Well Im proved; timber and living water, 100 acres under cultivation, 10 seeded to alfaita. A good, bantam for anvone desiring a home. For further parti culars inquire ao mis omce. The custom of signing blank mar riage licenses and delivering same to other officials who could fill them out for whomsoever they chose, whlcb has been followed by the probate Judges of several counties has teen declared Illegal by a construction of the law by assistant Attorney Gener al Close. Wedding Bills.' Married in Phillipsburg on Sept. 9, 1903, at 6 p. m. at the residence of A. Bennett; Miss Lillian V. Bennett to Mr. W. E. Crider, Rev. G. II. Wood ward officiating; also at the same time and place, Miss Ida M. Bennett to Mr Phelix L. Crider. The brides are both daughters of a well known' townsman, Mr. A. Bennett, and the grooms are the sons of W. II. Crider, one of our most prosperous farmers. The con tracting parties aje all members of the M. E. church and stand high in the estimation of all who know them. The presents were many and costly. The dinner was bountiful and would tempt an epicure. G. II. W. Last evening at seven o'clock, the ceremony uniting Dr. William R. Aid- rich, of Norton, and Miss Ida C, Townsley In holy matrimony was spoken by Rev. Theodore Bracken, in the presence of only the immediate relatives. The groom is a successful young man of Norton and is highly esteemed by all who know blm. The bride is a young lady who h?.s lived near Phillipsburg nearly all her life, and her friends are limited only by the circle of her acquaintances. The Herald joins with a host of friends in wishing them a prosperous and happy career. Married at the bride's home, north east of rhlllipsburg on Sept. 2nd at 12 o'clock, Rev. Ilassard officiating, Mr. Bert W. Edwards and Miss Goldie M. Jackson. Mr. Edwards is an industri ous young man of excellent habits and moral worth, and the young lady, whom he has selected for his compan ion is both beautiful and accomplish ed. Both of them are popular young people among a large number of friends who will unite in wishing them a long and happy wedded life. Omitted by mistake last week. Kodaks and Kodak Riinnlles nr. the Book Store. The most delicious Inn rrp.-im run hp. obtained at McKay's. Mrs. Rltner and Mrs. Dcmpsry Smith are visiting with the family of E. E. Smith in Salina. Lunches and short orbers arc given special attention at the Blue Front Restaurant. Meals 23 cents. Rev. J. II. Lamb, of Gaylord, a pioneer settler and county clerk of the county In an early day, visited here during the reunion. Probate Judge John Blssell died at his home In this city Tuesday night of Bright's disease. The funeral oc curs tomorrow at, two o'clock from the Baptist church, and will be under me auspices or uic aiasonic order. For Sale: A good nine room resi dence, fitted with furnace, has good well and a hundred barrel cistern and connection for city water, corner loca tion with many shade and fruit trees, For price and terms see John Ilahnen- kratt or this city, or address L. W, French, Holton, Kansas. A serious brawl occurred Friday nignt at JacK s place, between C. U, Nippsand F. A. Dixon, In which Dlx son was severely Injured by a blow from a nottie wan its contents. Nearly every tooth in the unDer law was loosened or knocked out, and a doctor s services were required to re store conclousncss. Only reports of tne auair are ootainaoie. Rev. Lamb will soon leave Phillips burg for Lyndon where he has accept ed a call to preach. Rev. Lamb states that he likes this country and the people but that his health does not justify him In staying. Mrs. Lamb will go from Long Island to Hastings for a short visit, from there to her old home, after which she will loin her husband at Lyndon. Rev. Lamb Is not going into a strange country Friends here will wish him well In new location. Frank Richard of Sumner who re cently returned from a visit In New York and ot her eastern states came to this city Thursday aecompained by R. A. Porter. The boys took In the reunion, visited with their numerous friends hero and returned to their home Friday night. While In New ork. city Mr. lllcnard called on Frank Pratt at his offices with the Western Newspaper Union in that city. He still desires to enter the journalistic Held and Is only waiting lavoraoie opportunities. Notice: At the Baptist church next Sunday morning, subject, "The nationality or Keiiinon." evening, "Evangelistic Preaching." Sunday School at 10 a. m. R. Y. P U. service prccepfllnif the evening Rervlcn at 7 n. m. Special music and other features will be Introduced at all our services Our aim Is to preach the Gospel of Christ. To Interest. Instruct and en tertain those attending our services. Our heating stoves are up. If thp weather Is cold the house will be warm. Our stereopticon services of Discourse and .Sons will swn be re sumed. We pTtend a cordial welcome to all. U. J. Ilassard, pastor. The Independent, of Pittshnrir, Pennsylvania, In Its Issue of the 12th. ffivps nn extended write-up of the Automatic Straw Binder Invenfpd by William I)ou','las, awell known form pr resident of this place. Mr. Done l.i!s has perfected this machine after elehteen years of most, arduous labor and It Is now surpassed by no other lahor-savlne Invention. A company with a paid up capital of f-20,000 has been Incorporated under the laws of Npw .Tervey for the manufacture and sale nMhe new binder Various tests of this machine have been made and It seems to work pertprtly. Many of t.ia old resident of the county will remember n'Hne the first modeU of the Straw Binder In his shop In Phil lipsburp. and also his attpmnts to op. prate his machine. All will be glad to learn of final success, The Reunion. The three big days of the old sold iers and sailors reunion are past and were more successful than was at first expected. Inclement weather and the failure of tents to arrive until the close of the first day materially lessened the number In attendance. Never-the-less a good crowd was on the grounds early on Thursday morn ing and remained till late at night. On Friday the crowd was small, as the weather was very disagreeable. Department Commander, iA. W. Smith was here on Wednesday and addressed his old comrades. On each of the two days following, E. W. Hoch, a general favorite in this part of Kansas, delivered one of his most interesting addresses. On Friday Rev. Lockwood also entertained the aud ience with an address which received many complimentary remarks. Rev. Woodward of this city addressed the assemblage on two or three occasions, For music the girls band of this city was the leading attraction. They were on the grounds every day and played at intervals as desired. A colored male quartette was in attend ance during the three days and sang quite frequently. On the evening of the last day, the Arion Male Quar tette of this city sang a few of their favorite selections responding to en cores several times. The grounds were remarkably free from the numerous games of chance and other grafts that so frequently attend gatherings of this kind, At the business meeting, it was vo ted to hold their next annual reun ion at Kirwin. Is Dolrfc Business The farmers Cooperative Live Stock and Grain Shipping Association is not at work. A board of five direct ors consisting of Frank Strain, J. R. Breakey, E. C. Whltten, Geo.Cnurch 111 and F B. Cannon was elected at the meeting last Saturday afternoon. A committee of three, Frank Strain, J. R. Breakcv, and E. C. Whltten was elected to draft a constitution and by-laws for the association. It Is probable that the company will be incorporated and an elevator put up in the inear future. Another meeting will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 and every member Is requested to be present. Obituary. Sarah E. Cary was born in Erie county, Ohio, Sept. 22. 183(i. was mar rled to Thomas Kearns on Sept. Hi. 1803. She moved with her husband and family to Kansas in 1871. When they came to this state they were members of the Christian church, but later Joined the United Brethren church in which she remained faith ful until death came by heart failure, Sept. 12, l'J03, and she was at rest. She leaves five sons and two daughters to mourn her loss. The funeral was conducted by the writer at the M. E. church, Sept. 13, 1903. "Clod knowetb best, he leach the way, lio iruldt ui with unerring hud, boiueday with clearer illu will o, And thuu, th then, we'll unduntand." -II. P. Man. Card ok Thanks: To the many kind friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us In our great sorrow in the sickness and death of our be loved mother, we desire to express our grateful thanks. L. L. Kearns, J. W. Kearns, C. F. Kearns, Mrs. Emma Smith, Mrs. Rose White, Ben and John Kearns. Colonist Rates to California. Another period of low rates to C-il I fornia has been arranged for by the Rock Island System. The first selling date Is Sept. 15th, the last Nov. 30th The rates are the same as were In ef fect last spring. $33.00 from Chicago. $31.00 from Peoria and Rock Island. $32.00 from St.Faul and Minneapolis. $31.70 from Cedar Rapids. $2'J.2.'i from Des Moines. tr.W from Missouri River points. Corresponding reductions from all other Rock Island stations. 'Tickets are good in tourist sleeping cars. Go ow before the rush uogi ns. There will be no reduced rates to California during the winter. The Rock Island System offers two routes to California "Scenic" and "Southern." Ask nearest Rock Island ticket agent for folder 'Aeros the Conti nent In a Tourist Sleeping Car." It gives full Information. A. E. Cooper, Topeka, Kansas. Manager Wanted. Trustworthy lady or irentleman to manatfc business in this count v and adjoining territory for well and favor ably known Hons j of guild financial standing. I.M.00 straight cash salary and expenses, paid each Jlondiy b) check direct from headquarters. Ex pense money advanced; p ltlon per manent. AddrehR, M A AGEli, 610 Monon Uli., Chicago, ill. 43-18 I have a few nets of irood cloth In 17 samples that, 1 will sell for quilt pat terns for $100 iud 1. 21 a pattern. QonoDoaesononononooononooo o o S3 10 o o o o D o n o o o m m i IUULLL0. II lip n 1 r sjes 1 iP) ft .svjfs ' isss I 1 A Jv p 1 10 I lJ Lx XT,. ocoonoDcaoaonoconoaononooo HARD Is what you will get for your POULTRY, EGGS and BUTTER. J J. D. COUCH, Furniture and r , : The price of Material is higher and Labor has advanced and Goods arc decidedly high er in price, but we bought before the present advancement & J & . Two Car Loads of Goods With discount taken off, that wc will sell during September ONLY at the old prices. Buy while you have an opportunity to save money, j ji, I Have All Kinds of Furniture Come in and sec it and get prices. My UNDERTAKING LINE I S COMPLETE, and I give it my own special attention, JAMES WOODS, PHILLIPSBURG, KANSAS. (00000KOWHK)KKK)H0 Up-to-date Livery I am now located in the Grant Taylor Livery and Feed Stable. The very linest In tho Northwest, and solicit the pat ronaw of all when In need of FIRST-CLASS TEAMS AND CARRIAGES. Good drivers accompany all IUks when desired. Drives are madu to all adjacent towns at the lowest prices con sistent with best service. THE CITY BUS LINE. The Hus meets all Trains and all' culls d ly or nirfht. I) m't, forget this when you want to catch a train without fail. TH2 PI IILLIP33U.1G -MARVIN STAGE LINE. Stage mikes dally trips each way, leaving Phillipsburg at 7:10 A. M. and returns from Marvin at 11 A. M. Special Attention Given JAHES BUCKLEW. O-OO OOO OOOOO .4-. Mini fl ft H ti ii fl 1 J tl flr-ST w l--1- X Larccat nuncrieg in tha world 4.10 acrt. Cnibd ftork $1,000,000. Millhni of troei ar.d vine, Applfl, reach, Hum, Tear, Cherry, Grape. tc, the largest, finest atork and h;- t bo: Li ever offered hr anv norierr. Oar men aoeeead whm othera fail. Write to-day for trm etc B?.AciiE3: Atlantic, la., Faytttoville, Ark., -$ The Phillipsburg Herald, 3fs- Four Months for O o IF YOU CELEBRATE g a o You'll want to do it right. You'll not care to be ham pered in your enjoyment of the occasion by clothes that do not fit you or be come you you'll want the kind that add to your enjoyment. It's the dres sy kind of clothes that you'll find here. It's the kind that bring1 you com fort in the wear and in the purchase. Jt. J- Tailor-Made Suits, $9 up. o n o o o o o o o .. M. A. Spaulding. q CASH rhillipsburK, Kansas. Undertaking O 5 feOo& -nAil rii ni Mi 1 to Commercial Trade, OOOO liome and traveling; uMpmnim everywhere to -ll Stark Tree. iVp PAY fASII Weekly, girt i ht.Hl CONTRACT. "e I3" oV prices, bkpt iToci, and PKKPAY FREIGHT. STARK BRO'S N. & 0. CO.. Lonlslina. He. Lasavillo, N. Y., Portland, N. Y, HonUriUe, Al only Fifteen Cents.