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The Liberal democrat. [volume] (Liberal, Kan.) 1911-1924, December 15, 1911, Image 13

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We have opened our store in the Ward Building with a complete line of New Season
able Merchandise. We invite you to come in and see our new stock of goods
Wool Serge in the latest shades and stripes. A nice line of Silks and Velvets.
As pretty a line of Gingham as was ever shown you Kiinona and Bath Robe
Materials, some very pretty styles.
For Women, Misses and Childreu to select from. Ladies Underwear, both in
Knit and Muslin.
We carry the celebrated lines of Peters and Hamilton Brown shoes which are
both standard lines and every one being acquainted with the extra wearing
quality of both lines, it is useless for us to say but just come in and let us fit
you with your shoes.
A nice line of neck wear. A nice line of Gents Hose in silk and Lisle. A
nice line of Dress Shirts to select from. Night Robes and Pajamas.
We extend a cordial invitation to the public to visit our store and allow us the pleasure of meeting you and at the
same time allow us to show you through our lines of goods and get our prices. We will please you in every respect.
We have arranged a nice and complete Ladies Rest Room in our store and wish the ladies of Liberal and
vicinity to feel themselves at liberty to use it at all times and make this your meeting place.
In The Ward Building
New Railroads v
There have been few develop
ments this week in the railroads
projected and building into this
section of the country. The Santa
Fe engineering.,, party this week
found aud surveyed their crossing
of the Cimarron river. They will
cross the river in the southwest
part of Haskell county, and the
road will go into sectiou 1 in the
northeast corner section of Stev
ens county. The Stevens county
boosters are very iinthusiastic over
the progress of the road up to
date. There is probably no man
in this section of the state who is
bette- posted on the Santa Fe than
John Kelley of Hugoton, who was
in Liberal the first of the week.
He says that the new road will be
built within a mile or two of the
present site of Hugoton. If this
is the case the county seat of
Stevens county will not be moved
from its present location. The
Hugoton boys have offered to se
cure the right-of-way, and it is
said that all of the right-of-way
in Haskell county has been donat
ed with the exception of that re
quired on eight quarters of land
It is expected that these will be
donated or condemned by the firrt
of the year.
The Wichita Falls & Northwest
ern have been gradually working
contractors this way as the work
was finished, and it is now said
that there are more than three
hundred men and teams in and
around Gate, which is near the
east line of ; Beaver county. The
contract work is being pushed as
rapidly as possible, and it is ex
pected that there will be trains
into Beaver county by the 6rst of
July 1912. Mr. Kell has not yet
made a proposition to the people
of Liberal, and probably will not
do so, until the construction now
contracted is completed.
- Special Christmas Prizes
A beautiful locket and chain,
Which is now on display in the
windows of C. S. Jarrett's jewelry
store will be given on December
27, to the candidate in our big
contest, who has made the greatest
gain in votes between December)
18, and December '27. All winners
of previous prizes are barred from
competition for this prize. To
the contestant who brings in the
greatest number of votes from
Taylor's Dr;ig Store, we will give
and handsome leather covered
writing set. To the contestant
who deposits the greatest number
of votes from new or renewal sub
scriptions to The Liberal Demo
crat, we will give a beautiful gold
and pearl trimmed fountain pen.
These greatest gains in the votes
in the classes above mentioned
must be made between December
13 and December 27. The last
two prizes will be given to the
winners in these classes regardless
of whether or not they have won
prizes in this contest before. This
makes it possible for every candi
date to win a special prize, besides
making a nice gain, in the contest
for the big piano prize, which will
be awarded at the final count. Re
member the color of the votes will
change the first of the year, and
all of the votes issued prior to
January 1, 1912. must be placed
in the ballot box before the first
count in February.
Be sure and visit Eidson's candy
store before you buy your Cfcrist
mos candies. First door north of
the NatioDft! hotel.
The receipts of broomcorn here
have been light for the past three
weeks, yet there has been more
brush on the market than the
present, price would seem to justi
fy. There is much talk now of a
raise in price after the holidays,
and it is probable that there will
be no advance before that time.
There were 1C cars of broomcorn
shipped last week, making a total
of 347 cars for the season. The
price has been only fair this week,
the top bt-ing paid on Tuesday,
when a small' quantity sold for
$125. The price has been as low
as $G0 in some cases.
The rain Saturday was fine for
the wheat.
Charles Tils is building a new
Mr. Taylor and family and Mr.
and Mrs. Detmer took dinner at
the Tils home Sunduy.
Sam Dodd called on Henry Det
mer Monday.
Jim Calvert is soliciting for the
Hayne Christmas tree.
Guy and Alice Taylor were in
Liberal Tuesday.
Oscar Staker and Dora Swan
spent Sunday evening with Anna
Mr. Swan went to Minueola last
week and met his wife and daugh
ter. They are now residing on
his farm.
Mr. Taylor took a load of corn
to Liberal Tuesday.
Mr. Davis was a Liberal visitor
Ralph Erlewine started to school
Special prices on candy to
schools and churches. Eidson's
candy stortfi
The editor of the Holy rood ban
ner doesn't want to discourage
any young moulder of public ooin
ion from running a newspaper
in s small town but he wants to
give them fair warning. He says
"My son, don't you remember the
Ayers' Almanack fthat Used to
hang up in Grandpa's kitchen up
in New Hampshire? And don't
you remember the poor chap that
always stood in the center of the
first picture of the page, with the
fish and the scorpions and the
bulls and the twins around him)
And don't you remember that he
was naked and that he had noth
ing in his stomach to speak of)
Well ron, that poor fellow user
to edit a newspaper."
"Yankee Peanut" and "Butter
Scotch" 15 cents a pound at Eid'
son's candy store Saturday, De
cember ICth.
" x Obern Observings. -
23 miles Northwest of Liberal.
We enjo.) ed a nice shower Sat
urday evening. The fine weather
Mrs. Claude Davis received the
news Saturday that her brother
had been thrown from a horse and
that he was in a critical condition.
She left immediately for Cowley
county. Mrs. Davis has the sym
pathy of the entire neighborhood.
A number of our young people
attended the literary at Moscow
last Friday night.
There is Sunday School at fhe
Golden Plains school house every
Sunday at 10 a. m.
Remember the Christmas enter
tainment at the Golden Plains
school house, December 22nd.
The "Eureka Vaudeville" at the
school house Monday night was
well attended.
Herbert Brown made a trip to
the county seat Tuesday.
Mr. Stevens and W. T. Wear
from the Hitch ranch were in this
vicinity Monday evening.
. Walter Whetstone and Macie
Jerman called at the Obern store
Tuesday night.
Opal Rowan Is working at Mr.
Red fern's.
"I tell you I won't have this
room," protested the old lady to
the bell boy who was concucting
her. "I ain't a-goin' to pay my
pood money for a pigsty with a
measley little foldin' bed in it. If
you think that just because I m
from the country" Profoundly
disgusted the boy cut her short.
"Get in, mum. This ain't your
room; this is the elevator."
The poultry men have been very
busy the past week buying, dress
inff and shiiming poultry for the
holidav trade. It is estimated that
there will be several tons of chick
ens and turkeys shipped from Lib
eral this month.
Attorney Scates of Dodge City
is her this week attending court
10 miles east of Liberal
We are having good health and
line weather in these parts.
Saturday we had a nice shower
that was fine for the wheat.
Neff Brothers seeded broomcorn
for J. 11. and Will Hammontree
Jesse Ponting and wife spent
Sunday at Henry Ponting's.
Mrs. J. II. Hammontree and
Miss Rose Hammontree went to
Liberal Tuesday and returned on
Everybody is expecting a good
time at Bluebell Christmas.
J. H. and Will Hammontree
took a load of broomcorn to Lib
eral Tuesday.
Robert Burns and wife spent
Sunday at Will Wightman's.
Mrs. Jesse Ponting is on the
sick list this week.
The revival meeting began at
the school house Sunday night.
1. N. Zink and family started
this week for their home in Okla
John Prefert and family and
Mr. Sewell spent Sunday at J. A
' Charles Sealey and family at
tended church at Superior Sunday
and took dinner at W. G. Ham
den's. '
Mr. and Mrs. Nemnick are mov
ed onto Mrs. Nemnick's claim this
Mrs. W. E, Carson called on
Mrs. L. N. Latainore Thursday.
Mr. Fraim is listing this week
George Jennison is visiting home
folks. Opal Davis started in to
school Monday.
Grace Sewell spent Thursday
night with Blanche Jennison and
visited Superior school Friday.
The furnace at the Christian
church was tested out this week,
and found to be-entirely satisfac'
Basket Ball
a basket ball game will be play
ed at the opera house Saturday
night, December 16, between the
Texhoma and Liberal high school
boys. Admission 25 cents. Game
called at 8:30.
A fine line of box candies for
Christmas at Eidson's candy store.
Any price you want.
Tom Porter of Hugoton was
here this week receiving some
Harwood Items
One little shower visited this
locality Saturday, and the weather
lias been warm most of the week.
J. H. Burr was very sick last
week but is better at the present
The threshers went to work
again last Monday.
Bern Patton was a Thursday
caller at Harwood.
William Hyde was a business
caller in this neighborhood Tues
day, Mr. Kephart spent Saturday
night at the James Burr home.
Mesdames Johnson and Simp
son were callers at Harwood Mon
day. Mr. and Mrs. Harwood Patton
and children were visitors of J.
H. Burr and family Sunday after
noon. The family of W. E. Burr sflent
Saturday with Mrs. Burr's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lamber
4on. Lamberson's held a family
reunion. They have sold their
home here and expect soon to go
to Oklahoma to live. They are
old settlers of Seward county and
are well known and will be missed
by many in this county.
Two fine teems, a dandy saddle
horse and an extra good eombina
tjon saddle hors and single driv
er for sale. Leslie McRao.
Tama fuh (a dqep ea fiih put up iu
oil) excellent for taladV At Corf e'i.

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