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I will atart anew this mornlni . There la no dearth of kindness ' . In this old world of ours. Only In our blindness - , ' 'We gather thorns for flowers. , "Wont power is greater than will power. Hard work kills time, but it cures grief. ir dlfflultles trip you up fall accross them and get up on the other side. The state Superintendent writes us that the classics specified for the coming year are: "Evangeline", "Rip Van Winkle" and; "The Legend, of Sleepy Hollow." ' Mrs. McGregor and son of Stevens county made us a busineis call Tues day afternoon. Mrs. Nichols, mother otPr. Nichols, who is visiting her children and friends made us a pleasant call Tues day morning. She says she expects that she will haye to stay In Manhat tan long enough to get all her grand children through the Agricultural college as Doctor says all his children shall graduate therefrom and Schuy ler says his little girl "shall do the same. There Is no school In the TJ. S. equal to our state Agricultural col lege. Miss Lottie Henline of Arkalon came to Liberal Thursday evening to help us with the special examination Friday and Saturday. Who wants a nice young boy to stay with them and work for his board while attending high school? We know of just such a' boy and will gladly give Information- to any one Interested. Come and see me or call phone No. 4324. We are glad to state that nearly every rural school in our countv is going to begin September 11th pe? re quest of the state superintendent United we stand, divided we fall. We are glad to have our friend and brother, Bay Mlllman, call in to see us again. He always gives us new inspiration so that we are ready to work harder than ever. Mr. Freifertof district No. 20 called Monday Unqualify as clerk of his dls trlck. We appointed three before . we succeded in getting Mr. Preifert to take the olllce and help us to com plete the organization of the Board in his district. The fact that people fall to appre ciate us at what we take to be our real wortli is no excuse for deslstence from constant effort. "AH at it and all the time at It that Is what counts" Last week we had as dinner guests two of. the fairest, weightiest and brainiest ladles of Liberal. We. never enjoyed a meal better. The wit and fun of these two ladies Is "par excel lence." We received the following postal ' this week: Dear Friend: s How are you? I am in St. Louis and will return soon. Marian Joslin. Little Marian promised to write us when she went away, and we thank her for her promptness. Teachers, what, can you do to in crease the efficiency of our schools the coming year? We want the Course of Study followed, we want a mini mum of truancy, we want every boy and girj of Seward county between the ages of 8 and 16 in the school " room every day, we want the attend ance to be regular no good work can be done by a pupil who does not at tend regularly, we waut every one of school age (at least of compulsory age to be present every day of every month. We have some beautiful new . ... i ... uipiuiuaa lur yeritxt auenriance WHS year. We hope every district will re ceive more than one this year. Some districts have never received these attendance diplomas through their pupils. Let every district get sev eral this year. We have enough to go round., It is to be hoped that the school boards will co-operate with- their teachers the coming year to make the school the best ever held in their district. Let us not be satistied with anything but the best and all work toward this end, As soon as contracts are made out the school board should not forgeft to mail a copy to this olllce. District clerks, please do not forget this. We have sent you the proper blanks. Please till them out and sendihem to us as soon as possible. Agriculture will be taught In all the schools or Kansas this year. Ru ral school or town school It makes no difference, if It does not put In a orl mary course It will be lonesome. Eighty-live Kansas county superin tendents who have been In confer ence at the Kansas State Agricultur al college the first week in August have pledged themselves to do all they can for this new branch. . Mrs. Eva. Dodd made this ofllce a pleasant cair Monday morning. sShe has no school yet and does not par ticularly care if she does not. Mrs. " Dodd holds ji splendid certificate and is a good teacher. A story Is told of a little girl who said to her mother one evening: "I was a peacemaker today." r "How was that?" asked the moth er."-': . -. :- . "I knew something that I did not tell," was the unexpected reply. Oh! that we all could be such peace makers. The many friends of Miss Alice Smith will be interested In this post al "Dear Mrs, Todd: Here I am at Salt Lake. City, just having a glorious time. Visited the Morman temple and tabernacle today and went to a pipe organ re cital at the temple. I have learned much about the Morman faith, his tory, etc. Send my certificate to Potlatch, Idaho, in care of Nell. Went in bathing Id Salt Lake too. It was immense. Lots of love Alice Louis Smlth.' Miss Smith will teact in Potlatch this year, we think, and she and Nell will spend a happy year together. Foley Kidney Pills will check the progress of your kidney and bladder trouble and heal by re moving the cause. Try them. Sold by all druggists,. Pleasant Valley. ' - Go to the Hunt Sale Tuesday, August 29th. ' We have had some very hot weather of late, guess it won't last much longer. Another fine rain fell in this vicinity thefore Dart of this week. A good many farmers in this neighborhood are pulling broom corn these fine days. . ' Henry Berg of the Hitch ranch has had several bands pulling broomcorn the past few days,' " Messrs. Ed. and Dane Scott were county seat visitors last Sat urday on business. Tom Taylor 'was trading in Lib eral last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Freeman and Mrs. Freeman's mother visit ed with A. M. Barker and familj last Sunday. Willis Jones was in town last Saturday on business. Jacob Hoover was at the connty seat last Saturday. Charley Fawcett was in Liberal last Saturday after supplies. - Ray Gutridge was in Liberal last Saturday. . Bob Hall is pulling his broom corn these fine days. His crop is good this season. T" 'Messrs. Fuller and Heath were county seat visitors last Saturday. Barker Bros, and Co., will start to seeding their watermelons soon, Do not allow your kidney and bladder trouble to develop beyond he reach of medicine. Take Folej Kidney Pills. They give quick results and stop irregularities with surprising promptness. - Sold bj all druggists, . y, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Mann and and their two grandchildren, Le- land and George returned home Thursday morning from Pratt, where they visited several day with their son T. 0. Mann. They took in the Fair at Pratt, viewed the great air ship, etc. They re port a fine time. He who is firm in will moulds the world to himself. Be firm to day and buy one of our $25 town lots. Well located, high and dry. Ellsaesser & Henry, Hello 46. Miss Freda Harris is visiting friends at Guy mon this week. Huiskamp's Calendar Shoes ThAn mhnm Maj i . , . nt styles to ult evry faney.x Thy !ifot.,?2, ''lceable (tell for $3.00 and $3.60 for ladies'. $4.00 lor n1 i equal to any $5.00 or L?. Bhot? on th market To test the tWVIttJt t hair b-Ia . . . i . . lni ii ' u i nana iy yow will ftnd maU calendar attached U warn uown me aay you oe Bran tr vao.i hBM i .... count the days. You will be urprlfw; nd more -than satisfied and you wiV Hulalump's Calendar &boea. r 7 Harris Dry Goods Co. -Harwood Items Go to' the Hbnt sale next Tues day, August 29th. . The ball game again resulted In a victory for" theIngle men. Pat Jones and Alvlo Hyde gave a dance Saturday night at the Jones home. Quite a crowd attended and a pleasant time was spent. Mrs. Nellie GUstrap and children started Wednesday for Clayton, New Mexico. She was accompanied by Mrs. Arte Evans who Intends to make a few days' visit , Poor jAlf has to batch again! Randolph Wallace and" wife and little Dorothy spent .Wendesday af ternoon at the Patton home. J. 6. Patton has gone to help pitch wheat for the Simpson thresher. . Merle Anderson and family visited at B. L. Jone's Saturday. . Dick Jackson and wife, and sort Ralph visited at Harwood Patton's Sunady. Miss Mabel Jackson visited Helen Rhiness Sujiday. J. H. Burr and family called at the Mattheson home Saturday. Mr. Mattbeson expects to go to Mt. Hope, Kansas, this week. ' A. C. Evans was theTguest of Ran dolph Wallace Saturday evening. Mrs. Antrim went to Plains Satur day. Mrs. Jones and children, Harwood Patton.and family, A. T. McCormlck and family and J. B. Patton were Harwood visitors Thursday. Abe Shahan called at Harwood last Thursday. , - Haven't you a small fund start ed to buy a home with I Come let us show you what we have to sell in the way of a home, We will furnish all the material, paint, heating plant, etc., if you have the money to pay the contractor for his work. Ellsaesser & Henry, Woodsdale Route 1. Attendee Hunt sale Tuesday, August 29th. r .. James Lahey and Frank Fleming transacted business at New Ulysses Thursday. Mesdames McClure and Fox spent Wednesday at W. G. May's. v 1f Matt. O'Dea departed Monday for i visit with his brother at Des Moin es, Iowa. . Roy Harrison's smiling face was Men In this vicinity last week. ; A. Wilson is at Lawson this week painting E. O. Stewart's house. , Quite a crowd gathered at the Kapp school house Sunday, but' were disap pointed as Bro. Murphy for some reason failed to fill tils appointment. Sam Gilbert and wife came out from Liberal Sunday to stay awhile on the ranchu ' Wm. Hall has been doing some car penter work for James Lahey this week. Jim Dacy came in from Ft. Stock ton, Texas, the first of the week. , Several of the young folks of this neighborhood went to the north fork ot the Cimarron Sunday to bsh. They took their dinners and spent the day and returned home rejoicing over four fine strings of mlnnons and several nice crawfish. Obern Observing. 23 miles Northwest of Liberal. Go to the Hunt sale Tuesday, August 29th. v .Weather rainy. ; Many farmers in this yicinity are pulling broomcorn. Mrs. W. R. Mixon has been seriously ill but is safely recover ing. W. T. Wear visited at home Sunday. Mrs. B. F. Brown was in Lib eral Saturday. - John Schallert spent Sunday at borne. Henry Whetstone and family and Mr. I. J. Ogborne and family yisited with Horace Downing and family, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Brown spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Sessler, near Traver. Mr. and Mrs. Levi Davis and Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Brown , spent Sunday with John Ragan and family. . ' , . . N" , Good prospects for a bumper corn crop. It is' past roasting ears now. Kaffir and maize also looking fine." . . Sunday was the hottest day re corded here this summer which was fierce on crops. Pleasant View ; Go to the Hunt sale .Tuesday, August 29th. j A fine rain fell Monday night and Tuesday which was appreciat ed by all.. . ' , r Miss Mae Garrison from Liberal spent the latter part of the with Misses Pearl and Mamie Warten bee. Earl Galusha was cutting millet for C. E. Seward, Monday. 7 , John Greea from New Mexico, an old time friend of J. W. War tenbee, visited him Saturday night. - Allia French and wife visited C. E. Seward and family, Sunday. Alex Briles and wife of Nabisco and J..W. Wartenbee visited with J. H, Herold uid family, Sunday. Mrs P. A. Delay visited with Mrs. Lowe, Monday. : - v J. H. Herold and son attended sales day in Tyrone, Monday. .; W. B. Lowe and Chas. Prather are harvesting their corn crop. A number of the neighbors are enjoying watermelons and can taloupes Tjf jate. Duerson & West have been in this neighborhood threshing wheat and are now on their, "way south ward to' their home. This is their third year to thresh in this neigh borhood and everyone says that they can come back next year again. Mrs. John Fraser left Wednes day for a brief visit at Wichita. Bluebell Gossip . Nice rains again will make late crops eoods and also be good for pasture. The rains were welcome and came at a good time. Henry Hammontree and George Sharp were in Liberal Saturday with a load of melons. They, were fine, the largest . weighed Hi pounds. . Mrs. Henry Biglow, Jessie Pou ting, and Henry Hammontree were in Liberal, Tuesday, witB melons. Mr. Jack Land was in . Liberal, Monday, with a load of melons. . The' Neff boys have had several hands pulling broomcorn. They have a nice lot of broomcorn gathered up. - - ' Messrs. Will Hammontree and LeeJones have been pulling broom corn for the Neff bovs. Lee Jones was the guest of the W. P. Davis family, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Burns and little' grand-daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hammontree and chil dren, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Pon ting, Mrs. Henry Ponting and Mr. Wheeler were the guests of the Henry Hammontree family, Sunday, and all enjoyed an excel lent time - eating ice cream and water melons. . The threshing : machine was at Mr. Fincher's, Saturday and will be in this part soon. Brother Lathrop will preach at Bluebell next Sunday at 11 and Sunday School at 9. Everybody welcome. The Best Cream Separator Is the BLUEBELL Every part of the Machine ia Guaranteed. . You" may take one of the Machines out on 3Q v days trial . without Z- . o -. , paying one cent down. We Lave ther goods ' . ' ' ' . and can show you." , ' 5 Gal Cream 'Can weight 13 ' lb. ' ' price, . . $2.25 EzraShorb, Liberal. - . Kansas. SpeaaiSargaiii; Vanilla Extract - $ .06 Lemon Extract .08 Rex Lye, per can " .07 Lewis Lye, per can .08 7 bars Laundry Soap .25 Star Tobacco; per lb. . 43 Horse Shoe Tobacco, per lb. c ' . 43 Calumet Baking f Powder, 25c can ,17 THESE ARE ONLY A FEW BARGAINS AT OUR STORE ':: COME IN AND SEE FOR YOURSELF New Furniture I , I I; . L-JZT '"--Vrhis 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 entire family. " ' - Let Us- Show Them to You. l-r 1 1 -. W.H.FE Liberal - - V Kansas ' When You Buy a Piano. Be sure you get Piano value. Don't' buy a name, or pay for somebody else's 1 . influence, or put up for some -slick-tongued sales-man's talk and expense. . Wten you buy an Emersbn, a Chicker- ' -ing Bros., Baldwin, or Hamilton Piano" you have a maker's reputation to rely upon, you have our guarantee not only for to-day but in years to come. Hear the latest hits in New Music, eyery thing new from everywhere. Come in and let's talk it over.. CHAS. TAYLOR & CO. PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS Phone 107 . Liberal, Kansas Arcade Barber Shop Harry lloon, Clean . - : - Comfortable v Only Skilled Workmen Employed Ladies' Rubbers ' $ .49 Gents' Night Robes . 55 Pajamas, per suit ;86 "Easg Flow" Oil Tanks t) gallon size, r $1.00 10 gallon Bize, 1.37 Talcum Powder, .06 Kid Curlers, per doz. . 04 50 lb. sack Salt, " . .19 Proprietor,