More About Good Roads
The subject .of good roads is a
question every citizen ougfht to be
interested in. There is not a bus
iness man or farmer in Seward
county but would be more or less
benefited by good public roads
Last fall a' good many people were
in favor of bonding the county to
help build a railroad. Some peo
ple say we can never , have good
roads here for there is nothing to
make them of. I think we can
if people were willing to take the
trouble and would utilize the ma
terial they have. I notice that
Liberal has all of the refuse from
the stables, etc., hauled outside
and burned, when with a little
more expense it could be hauled
onto the roads. I lived in Iowa
when the country was new and
they had no roads, and the people
said the samo thing. Never would
have good roads! After they be
gan to see what was for their in
terest and went after it right,
they soon had roads. They divi
ded the districts, appointed an
overseer, levied a tax and every
man did his share. For the last
few years the work has been done
by contract, dragging and grading,
and every farmer takes pride in
keeping the roads adjoining their
farms in good condition by drag
ging the roads every time after
Now why not Seward county
fall into line and do all she can to
insure good roads. I notice that
the Good Eoads convention re
cently held in Wichita, backed up
the compulsory drag law and the
Kansas state highway engineer
gave it his hearty approval.
There is no need of starting twice.
Start right the first time by buy
ing a few town lots. They will
tell you about it at No. 9. Soutli
Last fall a man owning land
near Buhler hired a couple of Ger
mans to drill 160 acres of wheat
for him, the owner to furnish the
seed. The men went to work pre
pared the ground nicely, run the
drills in a good workman like
manner, finished the job and re
ceived $50 for their work. They
went to California the next day.
The owner of the land went out to
the field a few days ago to see how
his crop was getting along. He
was surprised to find the wheat
had not come up, neither was it
sprouted, and worse still he could
not find any seed in the ground.
He called in the neighbors and
they could not find any seed
either. While working patiently
with the drill and apparently do
ing a beautiful job of drilling,
.they were running their drills
empty and had sold the wheat
seed for $200. The owner of the
land is wiser and madder now and
the Germans are eating o-anges
and grinning. Lyons Republican.
Farm loans S. W. Smith.
Our town lot proposition is a
blunt truth, not a fairy story.
Call at Ellsaesser, Woods & Hen
The Womans' Home Missionary
Society of tte Methodist church
will meet with Mrs. C. D. Gasa
way, Thursday, February 16, at
3 p. m.
WtehworU-"Ieelare Ills prsle In the Is
Hymn, "Hark The Voice of Jesus
Bible Lesson from Isaiah 42: 10 to 12
Responsive Reading, "The Old And
Map Exercise Mrs. Moore
The Cuba of Today Mrs. Scandrett
1. The Cuban Man-Miss Saunders
2. The Cuban Woman-Mrs. Phillips
3. The Cuban Children-Mrs. Cole
Missions In Cuba Mrs. Gasa way
Spain In America Mrs. Lawrence
Reading Mrs. Dunlap
Home Mission Enigmas, by the
Reports of Department Superin
We would be glad to have all
who are interested in missions visit
our society and join with us in the
Real Estate Transfers
A. L. and Edna Bennett to H.
B. Johnson, 1 acre in block 2
Charles and Freda Schlieper to
J. J, Kern, lots 7 and 8 block 1
C. B. Annyx to W. H. Root
southeast i 32-34-32.
Gurney Ranch Co. to George
Storis, southeast i 10-32-33.
A. J. Peters to J. W. Wooden,
lots 24 and 25 block 2 old Liberal.
B. J. Winter to Johnna Winter
southeast i 14-31-31. '
Elmore and Henrietta Gorden to
R. D. Chadwick a little less than
1 acre in block 2 Wheelers Add.
M. O. Ward to Jofeph Unben
howan northeast i 3-31 31.
H. H. Stamper to Homer Stam
per, lots 21-22-23 block 6 old Lib
eral. A. L. Bennett to H. B. Johnson
lot 2 block 2 Wheeler Addition.
A. C. Olin to E. J. Longwell
lots 19 and 18 block 11 Kismet.
Speedy Relief from Kidney
"I had an acute attack of
Bright's disease with infiaination
of the kidneys and bladder, and
dizzinss.n says Mrs. Cora Thorp,
Jackson, Mich. "A bottle of
Foley's Kidney Remedy over
come tht attack, reduced the in
tlamation, took away the pain
and made the bladder action nor
mal. 1 wish everyone could know
of this wonderful remedy."
Foley Kidney Pills are a reliable
remedy for backache, rheumatism
and urinary irregularities. They
are tonic in action, quick in results
and afford a prompt relief from
all kidney disorders. For sale by
all druggists. -
Most men have a hobby; you.
know mine snaps in town lots.
Cost of Bad Roads.
"A Country Missourian," writ
ing to the Kansas City Star, calls
attention to the difference in the
cost of transportation by rail and
by the public highway. A freight
shipment of 125 miles to Sedalia
on the railroad cost less than the
six mile haul to the farm from
Sedalia. It cost more to haul a
wagon load of wheat from the
farm to the railroad than it does
to haul it to the markets after it
reaches the railroad. And it costs
just twice as much to haul it to
the market over bad roads as it
costs to haul it oyer good roads.
Farmers of the middle west should
begin a movement for the regula
tion of freight charges over the
country highways. Stock Yards
Starting right is half of life's
work. Buy a town lot of Ellsaes
ser, Woods & Henry, and it will
start you on the road to fortune.
Mr. Kahn was in town Tuesday
with a load of fine corn.
Mr. Ed White had a hog killing
Mr. and Mrs. Stout attended
the funeral of Mr. Root at Hayne
Bennie Smith was absent from
school a couple of days this week
on account of sickness. .
Mr. and Mrs. Bush attended En
deavor at Hayne Sunday night.
Charlie Russell was in our little
city Sunday evening. What attrac
All were sorry to hear of the
death of Mr. Root, the family
have the sympathy of the entire
Mrs. N. A. Smith received a
telegram Thursday telling her of
her father's death in Missouri, but
too late for her to get there to at
tend the funeral.
Jessie Brewer spent the night
with Bessie Smith Wednesday
night and attended the party
at Mr. Taylors.
There was a large crowd attend
ed the dance at the hall Wednes
Gold and silver faced house
numbers for sale at from six to
twenty cents each.
C. E. Stinson.
' Liberal School Notes.
The enrollment of the grades for
January was 31)8 quite an increase
over January of last year.
Owing to the crowded condition of
the lower grades it lias been arranged
to have haM day sessions In the first
primary. The sessions will be longer
than before. The girls will come in
the forenoon and the boys in the af
ternoon. We are confident that bet
ter work can be accomplished under
this arrangement, and trust that par
ents will understand this plan adds
to the efficiency of our primary de
partment. Visitors this week have been: Miss
Ada Hobble, Mrs. Schneider, Mrs.
Shumate, Mrs. Todd, Mrs. George,
Mrs. Kellogg, Mrs. Miller, Miss Stout,
Miss Ona Dye, Mrs. Roberts of Min
neola, Hugh Jarrett and Mary HofT.
Prof. Rindom will attend the South
West Kansas Teachers' Association at
Dodge city Thursday and Friday.
Those who have been absent on ac
count of slcknessare: Carl Jones, Lova
Montgomery, Chester Brewer, and
Report of the 3rd grade for Janu
aryEnrollment 48, average attend
ance 45, teacher Mrs. LaDelle Ander
son. Those perfect in attendance
May Etzold, . William Ekison,
Helen Glenn, Russell Harrison,
Macie Harris, Floyd Randolph,
Ruth nolt, David Greigo.
'alias Mann, James Glenn,
W. Tate Rhea, Edna Shorn,
Esther Shorb, Cecile Smith,
Anna Wright, Ada Miller.
For the big mule and horse
sale at C. D. Gasaway's farm
five miles northwest of Liberal.
The last of February."--
Weather Fine, fine for colds too.
No one seems to escape, easy to
get but hard to get rid of.
We are glad to welcome F. A,
Smith and family "as neighbors
again. No friends like the old
Geo. Treat is working with
Geartson for awhile.
Will Campbell is making quite
a showing on his 'farm since his
change of location. Look out
gitls! Will don't like batching.
Mrs. T. White and children
have been quite a siege with La-
gnppe. l hey are better now.
We understand a protracted
meeting has begun at Ervm.
Quite a pleasant surprise at El
mer Arnold's Thursday night, it
being their wedding anniversary.
About thirty five were present and
all enjoyed a pleasant evening. It
is hard to find a host and hostess
that can excell Mr. and Mrs. Arn
old at entertaining All departed
about midnight wishing them
many happy returns of the day.
See Brewer & Sutton for paint
ing, paper hanging and decorating.
We sell wall paper, paint and
picture frames made to order.
2nd door west ot Postoffice.
Shipped First Brush
The first-broom corn brush to
be grown and shipped from Kansas
was grown by F. C. Hawkinson,
who lives at Linsborg. In 1870,
41 years ago, he and his brothers
raised and shipped two carloads, of
brush to the east, and the first
from the state.
"I hauled the first load of broom
corn into Salina with two yoke of
Texas cattle, walking the whole
way. about 30 miles, and fording
the streams," said Mr. Hawkinson.
Mr. Hawkinson, incidently is
much opposed to the idea sf the
state engaging in the broom man
ufacturing business at the Hutch
inson Reformatory. Hutchinson
Kansas is the greatest college
state. One out of every 122 resi
dents of Kansas is in college;
Iowa is next with one out of every
171; then comes Illinois, Olfio,
New York, Massachusetts a n d
Jack For Sale.
1 black jack good size. 7 years
old. Is a good breeder. Might
trade for other live stock. Inquire
of D. M. Haynes, 11 miles north
and 3 miles west of Liberal, Kan
$100.00' ReWard. "
I will pay the above reward for
the arrest and conviction of any
person or persons illegally hand
ling, driving off and disposing of
or butchering any of my stock.
C. M. Light,
30 head of calves. 20 yearlings.
C. A. Grimsley,
Rt. 4, Liberal.
A well equipped stock ranch in
C. L. Grigsbt, Woodsdale.
Taken Up .
A gray mare, weight about '900
pounds. Owner may have same
by proving property ' and' paying
cost of feed and this advertiement.
Call at my farm 4 miles southwest
of Liberal. Earl Galusha ,
A responsible party desires to
rent an improved farm not more
than 6 miles from Liberal.
Call or address this office. '
L. A. Cole & Son.
For all kinds of shoe repairing.
Neat and good work guaranteed;
East side Kansas Avenue,
C. V. MAN ATT
LIBERAL - - KANSAS
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DR. E. F. PELLETTE,
Graduate of the American School of Osteo
pathy of Klrksvllle. Mo.
Post Office Bullriiug
Office Phone 257 Res. Phone 262
Just a little journey
and the going is a
pleasure in itself.
Spend a few weeks this
winter in California. Visit
the old missions bask in the
bright golden sunshine breathe
the sweet summer breezes
revel in a bower of roses and
an atmospheie of romance and
enchantment. The de luxe
trains of the
make the trip to California a
real joy. Every moment one of
happiness amid the environ
ments of superb Pullmans, cozy
staterooms downy berths, a
chef whose dishes are a delight,
good books and a journey that
will interest you.
Fast trains daily via two routes
LI Paso and New
Mexico alone the bor-
dersot Uld Mexico and l(V7?S
through Scenic Colo- f H
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Ask Rock Island
About a Trip to
Polly - of the
Under Auspices of
Liberal1 Woman's Club
Assisted by Home Talent
Mass Rubie A. Simon
Impersonator and Dramatic Reader
; Rev. John Douglas
Bijr Jim, a canvas man
,, Deacon Strong
Miss Perkins, a spinster
Uncle Toby, a clown
TIT A IT ' ' a ' ' 1
ruAjd jiiasMnan, a wwn in tne Middle w est.
AUT I. Pastor's study; night. - Circus performance going on.
Much can be seen and herd from study window. The accident.
ACT II Early next morning. Bedroom above pastor's study.
Polly awakens in a new world.
ACT III. Afternoon, eleven months later. Rear garden of
parsonage. . Polly well again. Jim's return. Polly shrinks in horror
at thought of return to old life.
ACT IV. One month later. Circus again in Eastman. Behind
the scenes adjoining the main tent. Circus lot after performance.
At The Opera House
Or umi IrnraYAr vaii
w jvm aa.aasvv juu vuia. JJ vuilliwu
fruits cheaper than you can put
them up yourself?
We make a specialty of canned
goods, the finest on the market.
Enterprise Mercantile Company
Thia is the time of the year
when everyone should look
to the comfort of the home.
We have nice rockers, book
cases, writing desks, sofas
and many other beautiful
pieces of furniture which
will add comfort to the home
and be appreciated by the
Let Us Show Them to You.
W. H. FEATHER
Liberal - Kansas
THE MEW WAY OF SMOKING MEAT
B applyms; two
directly to the meat with a brush after the meat has gone
through the salt. It will be thoroughly smoked, will have a
delicious flavor and will keep solid and aweet and free from
Insects through the entire summer.
III ft liquid smoke and
by burning; hickory wood. It la put up In square quart bottles only, each with a
metal cap. NEVER BOLD IN BULK. A bottle wilt smoke a barrel ot meat
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GEO. 5. SMITH & BRO.
Mandy Jones, a colored servant
Mr. Barker, proprietor of circus
Mrs. Willoughby, leader of choir
Hasty Jones, a colored servant
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