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1" 13 Off! Every Article at Cost. Men's Suits, PANTS. Youths' Suits, Men's Shirts ofevery descrip tion, Trunks Valises, Shoes, PHI'-LIPS3URG HERALD. Phllifsburg, - Kanus. ESTABtrtHaD, 1877. Published every Thursday at Phillips burff, Kan as, and entered at te pojtoflice aa second-claaa mail matter. . TERMS. p?ld m Editor nd Pfoptlator. Leading Paper of Phillips County. Congress is aain in session bating couvencd Monday. A man whose success In business depends upon success in politics never knows how soon be will fail. , Congressman lieeder Is on deck with a bill providing for the retire ment of aged government clerks at half pay. If you doubt a woman's ability to complicate matters when she is so disposed, read the Chadwick dis closures. While the big "guns" are bunting the big Jobs, we notl:e that the little fellows are not unmindful of the smaller ones. Theodore Roosevelt Is the first man who after having been elevated to the presidency by death of the chief executive was elected by the people to serve a second term, and that too with one of the most phenomenal majorities on record. Dryan.Tlearst and Watson are said to be organizing a new party to' be called the JefTersonian, under which "name they expect to win in 1908. The organizers will probably not eihlblt any of tbo peculiar qualities of states manship that made Jefferson great but they believe tbey have made a lucky hit In the choice of a name and ,onc that will appeal to the popular prejudice suBlclently to give It con :.ide;rablo prestige. The fostal authorities have ruled -BCit Hie advertising of guessing contests, boldly that they are lottery .rievj,ces. The Kansas City Journal re "marks that decision probably does .not, hdoIv to the publication of the government weather forecasts, and we ' wonder whether It applies to the ad vertlslng of the giving away of artl ,cle when the conditions for winning depend upon the drawing of a lucky liumber. .Respectfully referred to rostmaster Royce for consideration. Tim majority of the people of Kan sas pay tax on less.-tban $1,000 as sessed val uatlon. I ndeed. the average of the amount of assessed valuation to each one of the population Is only about 18ii. The total tax for Uwome or general malntalnance asked for by the University of Kansas for the next ijleanium would be about sixty-five ent for each person taxed on an as csn valuation of $1,000. The same .person would pay per year for all pur poses about one dollar toward Univer sity expenses. The wealthy man who mays taxes un an assessed valuation of 10,000 would pav on Income to tbe I'nlverslty about $0 50, and for all pur poses about 110. per year. THIRD NUMBER OF Herbert L Willett, 01 Cbki lilvertlly. ' A SPLENDID ENTERJAINMENTI Presbyterian Church, ADMISSION SO CENTS. Tickets f-r tbe remnining three numbers of the course only $1. On sale at McCORMICK'S. Boys' Suits, Will COUNTY NEWS. Crystal. Miss Barnett of Klrwin, youngest Ister of Mrs, P. . Snow is visiting with her this week. kiiii MfKnzl went to Woodruff Friday to attend the family celebra tion of bis father's birthday. He re turned Sunday. Arthur Johnson went over to Earl Larkin's Sunday after bis aunt, Isa Johnson who bad been visiting there for a few days. J. B. Elrod, the Baker medicine . .( i I 1 1 kU. man was tnrougn mis vicinity ue first part of tbe week. i.hii rhance shelled corn for Ilais- ler. Abbott, Lapham and Carroll last week. Henri.' A TTeaton arrived last Tuesday -irrh from lowa and will work for his. uncle, J. L. Ileaton during tbe winter. Everybody remember to come to church every Sunday. Rev. Tanne- hill will be there. He only naa me prlvelege of preaching to four or tire last Sunday. k i Minion left bis team bitch ed to a hay rack while he went to the house for a few minutes, oaiuruay ev ening. The horses became frightenea and started to run. He caught them by a hitch rein and succeeded in stop ping them but not until they passed over the water tank, broke the tongue and lamed hi ankle. Logan. fri.. H-of ,nn nf t he season began ill. lilOM DM"" f.ii c.inrHif nioht and continued U I an utt.iv.j all day Sunday, making fine sleighing and hunting. Pennington Bros', new store build ing, made of home-made brick, is nearlng completion. Ilunslngcr & Hill have started a new meat market. They ocenpy the bulldjng lately vacated by Mr. Oth waite. The Drown Drug Co. have moved to their new building. Mr. Othwalte occupies the building they moved out of. Ward Clark Is now" a cripple the r suit of stepping oft a rusty naif. The Ruble Theater Cotf&y will be here six nighti commencing Decern ber 12th. Mf. Crookbam his sold out his farm near here and will move to Phillips Durg where be will work at the ear penter trade. Mr. Scott of the Solt fAch shipped six carloads of cattle Monday. Miss Gertie Vosa spent Sunday at her home near Dentmore. Mr. Yoe Is working at Palmer's liv ery born. Belmont. December 3th, 1904. There was a coro buskin bee at the home of Mrs. fraisy Sebeliua one day last week la which about seventeen took part and buaaea out about 1000 bushel of corn for M" Stbellus. jmi Shearer is at how pa a vaca tes':-ne does not Intend to start traveling igalu until arter unnsimss. The box supper jjijen at the Pleas aat Hill school house by the school LECTURE COURSE January 2, 1905, ,' ' ,.,,!,,! !. m 1 1 hi.1 1 )! . ..." HI. i 'I ' "i. i mi i M. . i.l I... I JL llllL.-,.J.il YOU SAVE 13 And Have a Better Line Ladies' Fur Sets, Ladies' Jackets, Misses 'Jackets, THE SHIMEALL Quit Business as Soon Fridav night. December 2d, was not o well attended on account of bad weather and only $7.10 was realized, but that was quite a sum considering the night. Carl Sebeliua who has been doing carpenter work near FhilUpsburg, Is at borne now, his work there being finished. Tbla vloinity wu visited by quite a snow Saturday night and about two Inches of snow fell. Swanson Bros, bare a new corn shelter and are doing lots of shelling Mr. Atkena Is going with W. M McDonald's corn shelter. Stuttgart Band Boys will give a box supper at Silver Light school house next Thursday night. Freedom. Hello, winter Is here with ber coat of white. Tbe ilt'ging school is progressing nicely. Mr. Sarely of Republican City, pur chased a span of mules of Mr. Whit ney one day last; week. There Is talk of a telephone up In this Heck of the woods. Burt Hull Is busking corn for Archie Wherry. There will be a box supper at La belle, December th. Bert Barker busked twra for Mr, Sarely list week. Bert Van Horn is putting the Dn lshlnr touches to Mr. McAuleys house this week. Winter wheat Is looking fine In this section. . Corn husking Is progressing; rapidly about here. r T. Nelson is through husking.'1 1 Robert Nelson busked corn for' Burt Van Hoti last Saturday. Mrs. tana Is visiting at Mr. Whit ney. -; ; .Clyde Simmon shelled corn fir diaries Hull Monday. Jayiuwkkr. Perhaps the reason for those fre quelUsTwpeka trips by Mr. Royce is fdlbe purpose of working up a "stand iff" with the antl machine senate. It would be something or a joke if he should sand an appointment then fill to be confirmed. A man Is in a hard way wben those who have been bis friends and would excuse or defend hli shortcomings If tbey could, dare not in justice to themselves, extend aid or sympathy In his trouble. Such seems to be the fats of Senator Burton. TO SELL YOUR FARM YOU NEED THE SERVICES OF A SPECIALIST. Every month several owners of farms find purchasers through me. Finding prospective buyers is my bus iness. Perhaps that farm that you have for tale would be Just what some of these prospective purchasers want, nadn't you better see? It will cost you nothing, to call. I Jiave buyers wilting iij farms plre to Phillips- burg, as well aa. those farther away. Jee roe soon. Better to-daj than to morrow. J. F. MORSE, AGENT, Office in Phillips County Bank. Phillipsburg, Kansas. I lh ttatrlct aaartnf Phillip (qinlf, Kan'ta. Bf Wrrr C. Vf y. PUIot'l. . tmi RitriK I Maarataa r , DafaMant Te Taa Bratrlea Mortaa lomnj, tha abatra vtm4 dttvndtit. Tn r krivhy HflMt that th runt talmlir, Da Will . W-rt, did tk ilM Ati Nnh.f. I In tk rfllr of Ih elrrk n' thatknT rt teart. kit prtilc iratn that kl WW la 4 f Ik Kf lil'o''h, Ho.ili Rwt Vrt" "t Bartlna Twa Z. tnd Ik Nnrlk llair nf ' Nortk Bt Og.rur nf IWtloa Elrr III., la Tnwn.klp f t K.ntti nf Rtnr Nln tailt) Vfraf Ikaamk PilnalnM MirhMaH. ' alklatl. in B.-flaJlf -Ib. rv. Va n rvaalrrd to aaM r ttw aa r krfl Dnvaihrr t9t i JaHtr- awit will k raaxlarad la famf nf p'atitl. qa lac kla I It la a prarrj for ia kit ptlltok, t4 fgalatt tat cava r. A. Irwia, Alloraty for plaintiff rirat prt Ik4 Nov St. Il GASH for Tnar raa aatatf a baalaaa ayakara ol caaaall R I (via H H i aa1 tlaa ta tot YOUR MONEY of Goods to Pick From. Over Coats, Hats, Gloves, underwear, CLOTHING CO. as the Stock is Closed Out. IN THE W00O3. How 8ome College Men Ekt Out Thslr Expentes. "In quick nesotiablo value," saw Forest Commlssioaer Edgar Rlns, "tbe timber standing on the wild laM of Mains Is worth more. than all the ether holdlng3 la the state," says an Oroao (Me.) dispatch to the New York Sun. , "We have mora than 2;,00,000.00J board feet of spruce, which should bo worth at least 14 a thousand on tbe stump. Then we have millions of feet in second growth pine, some of which is very large to say nothing of the hemlock and hemlock bark. "To this we must add the . young timber which Is not yet big enough to cut but which is coming on bo rap Idly that In many townships It Is mak ing for Its owners from 6 to 8 per cent every year. Now if you will add to these tbe vait areas of bard woods many of which ar very valuable for flooring and cabinet work you have a combined vaulatlon that will nearly pay off the entler government debt." It is In realization of this fact that l leading owners of forest lands tr give more and more protection Iron) fire to their holdings. Several of the men who have large holdings In wild lands have contributed to hire met) to patrol the woods constantly from fata In May until the fall rains ct is. . The average pay for these patrol men is about 11.50 a day and all found. , The outdoor life and the strange scenes have induced college students and. students ot natural history top ics to seek this kind of employment so that instead of having Frenchmen from Canada or Indians from Old Town oi duty, the fire watch of Maine is composed of young men ct education, Now end then an employe grow-3 weary of the solitude, and gives up 4Jj job on account of homeslcknesi, but a majority are delighted with the work and they say they are the only per sons in the world who receive pv while enjoying an outing. It Is iwy ahead of gymr-asium for keeping a chap in training." oali an athletic under graduate from Har vard. "No man can do his duty aa a fire patrol and keep any flesh on bis bones. "1 am carrying a ax, a big blank et and five or sis days rations on tny back most of the time, and when ( do not cover my thirty or lorty miles a day I am called for loafing. " find that elmple foods stand by m much better than the chicken fix It gs you buy In the restaurants. Ba con, eqrn bread and tea are my stand ards and when 1 can not find bacon, strips of raw salt pork that are (at and sweet will serve as well "Wben one has to lug his grub on his back for four days at a time be becomes cautious about faking on a big load. A half pouml of bacon and a pint of commeal the tatter to be (ooked on a strip of bark or a flat stone like a hoe cake will stand by me longer than a meal at Toung's or 1'irk'er'i These two, with a big dipper i? lot ita that Is strong and uied without milk or sweetening, will put one in slape to win rxcdali or moat anything." Do yon want a small house In towo? All nf tbe property for sale Is not s bargain, mis is. A well built snail house, lew, one lot, small out build Intra. A dandy well and the price If ttV). ir ym want to see this, come to Pratt U Mills. .Oir MailDrcczl Ladies' Skirts, Under Skirts, JUL Shirtwaists, Everything carried in a Cloth ing and$Furnishing Store. 1 The Completest Stock of, HARDWARE and LUMBER in Phillips County is whatwe aim to carry. We also have a . splendid line of Farming Implements, Harness, Stoves and Ranges. Give us a call when you needt anything in our line. THEO. SMITH & SON Ph'llipsburg and 000KKXX Livery, Feed and Sale Barn. KYSAR BROTHERS PROPRIETORS. Successors to C. J. Fleming. Wc arc putting1 in sou'jj new equipment and respectfully solicit your patronage. Prompt attention day or night. Phone no. 6 0. N. AND JO Cents a Copy, $1 per year. ' . McC LURE'S MAGAZINE is "the cleanest, mjst stimalatitr,'. meatiest general magazine for she family," says one of the million who read it every month. It is without question "The Best at Any Price" Great features are promised for the next year six or more whole some interesting short stories in every number, continued stories, beautiful pictures in colors, and articles by such famous writers as da M. Tarbell, Lincoln Steffcns, Ray Stannard Baker, John La Farge, Wm Allen White, and Chas Wagner. Get it right into your lome by taking advantage of this SPECIAL OFFER end $1 before January 31, l'KiS, for a subscription for the year 905 and we will send you free the November and December num ers of 1904 fourteen months for $1 or the price of twelve. Address M CLURES, 48-56 east 2M Street, New York City. Write for agents terms. TURKEYS WANTED! See me before You sell. M. S. COUCH. East Sid: Square. I Ltave your order for lob 13 Off! And They arc Going Fast. HE os Marvin, Kans. S. C, KAYSR. :l 3S2 Work at The Herald 3d! Subssribs for th: H:rild. W,I MiTB"KurMCIt;,Xii.