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THE LIBERAL DEMOCRAT
VAST IMPROVEMENT Made Poiaible by the Recent Sale of Bondi of The Liberal Light, Ice & Power Company The recent installation of the new 385 H. P. Busch-Diesel oil engine increased the generating capacity to 450 K. W. or 125 per cent more than the previous rating of the Liberal Light, Ice & Power Company Central Station, and by virtue of this unit the Liberal plant now has the most mod ern and best equipment procurable, and also is the largest plant of its size in western Kansas,, even for cities of twice its population The Company hasi further improvements, exten sions and betterments' to make in or der to keep up with the demands of this growing city; such as extensions now being constructed in order to render service to many cunsumers awaiting the same, in conjunction' with the building boom which has Btarted, which will require many ex tensions, and the Company also con templates improving much of its present line equipment. They have recently purchased and installed a 25,000 gallon oil storage tank in order to maintain several months' supply of fuel on hand to insure prompt and efficient service to its patrons in any emergency that may arise, and they are at this time further improving the Central Sta tion equipment by installing a most modern and complete new electric switchboard, which; when installed, will be the, last word in efficiency and economy. r"" The Liberal Light, Ice & Power Company has kept faith .with the citizens and the City of Liberal. The general concensus of opinion con cedes that conditions have improved 100 per cent, both as to the new equipment which is responsible for the better service, and the relations between the consumer and the Com pany, since Felix L. Cadou became president and general manager of the same. It is further plunned to begin at pnee a large extension -to the ice W. E. Milan of Larned was a bus- iness visitor here thin week. i H. B. Thayer of Elkhart was a bus inet.s visitor here Monday. ake Hendiiiks of near Boyd was a j Liberal visitor the first of the week, i Mrs. Frank I'eteraon of near "ook-l er Texas is staying in the city this' week for adjustments. j Mr. anil Mrs. A. E. Pittnian and children of Gray Oklahoma were shop ping in the city the first of the week. K. D. Moore of Wichita visited with friends here a few days and attended to business interests. Oliver Two-Row Listers for Ford son or other small tractors. Thos. W. Gaw, Liberal. 34t3c i ' T. A. McCeary of Garden City visited-here a few days the first of the week. O. V. Alexander was up from Guy mon this week looking after business interests. Harry Scott visited relatives in Sa tanta last week. Miss Francis Lucas accompanied him home for a weeks' visit. C. E. Hale of Hutchinson was in the city the first of the week. Mr. Hale is with the Exide Battery Station at Hutchinson. Helen Lofgren returned from Gar t'en City owing to the illness of her her mother. Miss Lofgren is employ ed in a hospital at that place. Vance Capps, and U. J. Warren returned Sunday from Kansas City where they attended the Lumber men's Convention. They were dele gates from the Equity at Tyrone. The Important Matter of Prices! Arc you Buying your GROCERIES as cheap as we are selling them?. If you are not, it is your own fault, for we have made low prices possible for you. 1 We are still selling Sugar at $5.70 Rome Beauty Apples at $2.35 per box Nebraska Dry Land Potatoes at $1.50 per bushel These arc samples of our regular prices. Other lines priced accordingly " Remember Every Day is Bargain Day at Our Store Our Guarantee: "Satisfaction or Money Hack THE VICKERS STORE North Washington Grocery Department Phone 34 Tucker Theatre "SJi'Sf Only one Performance each producing plant and assurance is given that with this increased capac- I ity the output, of ice this coming season will be double that of any! preceding year. Liberal boosters will readily recog nize and approve this 'betterment in the Public Utility service. The Com pany also recognizes and values the advantages of having its securities owned by its many patrons and re ports the results of the bond sale during the past two months has been very gratifying. Another Drop in Ford Prices Are Now Lower Than Pre-War Prices Chassis $?85.00 Runabout, standard $319.00 Runabout, with starter $389.00 Touring, standard $348.00 Touring with starter $418.00 Truck Chassis $430.00 Coupe . $580.00 Sedan $645.00 .Tractor, (no change) $625.00 F. O. B. FACTORY Bedrock has been reached and no need waiting for lower prices. All models are on hand for immediate delivery. We would be pleased to supply you. LIBERAL AUTO SUPPLY CO. ' ' ' Largest Garage in Southwest Kansas THE RED CROSS AIDED BIG THEATRE DISASTER Immediate assistance by the Amer ican Red Cross was rendered the sur vivors of the Knickerbocker Theatre disaster in Washington on the night of January 28th, and relief and re habilitation measures will be con tinued by that organization as long as necessary, according to an official communication just received from headquarters by Rev. Thos. F. Bar rier, chairman of the Seward county Chapter of the American Red CrosB. Within an hour after the roof of the theater caved in, the Red Cross workers from the District of Colum- 1 bia Chapter and National Headquar- I ters had relief measures under way. Warm gloves, blankets, woolen socks j and sweaters, were collected on Sun-' f day for the use of the firemen, police- j g men, soldiers, marines, and other f workers, and a canteen service was 1 set up in the rear of the theatre un-1 j der the direction of the District 1 1 Chapter. llltllllll!llllllllllllllllllllllllllll!!lllllll!llllll!IIIM THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH Contest record for last Sunday: Liberal 363; Garden City 358. Liberal is still ahead 186 points, but we're giong to have to do better to stay ahead. Garden City began a revival last Sunday. They made a gain of 78 points over their previous Sunday record, while Liberal made a gain of but three points. Come on, let's go. We want 75 women and 50 men. Next Sunday is Boys Day; let's make it 150 boys. John D. Zimmerman of Topeka, will preach the evening sermon. You w'll enjoy hearing him. All are invited. Money is the Driving Power cf Burinws letyourMoney accumulate inOcrBatik Everybody can have money if they will open a Bank Account and regularly depoiit a pert of the money the earn from their work or butinete. Come In and trt Bank Account today and accumulate money it mean PROGRESS and POWER for you We Will Welcome You v The Peoples State Bank C. F. Hall of Kansas City was a bu iness visitor the first of the week. Little Ruth Fixer is reported very P at this time, "er many friends hope "or her spe' -uy ecovery. . K Frisen o' Meade, was in Lib el a! oonsrlting physicians the first of the week Henry Classen of Meade, was in Ijthe city the fin'. of the week, con sulting pnysicmn.i. Mrs. R. H. Mayer of Hooker was a 1 iheral shopper the latter part of the week. ;,!;. E. B. Clark and Mrs. R. F. liakei 'f Hooker were Liberal shop pers this week. Miss Jane Rice is expected Sunday to open up the millinery department at Gormans. H. E. Moore and C G. Howard were up from Texhoma over the week end visiting relatives. miiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiM I FARM LOANS I 1 We are mafting them right along 1 Get Our Proposition Prompt Inspection Quick Closing j Moore & Franklin I Smith Building fliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim Phone 102 1 9 IIIIIIIIUIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Pennington and children spent Sunday with friends and relatives near Hayne. Loyal Patten was unable to carry mail on his route the latter part of the week on the acount of illness. Mrs. C. G. Howard was away from her work a few days this week on ac count of sickness. The germ that causes the swell! head usually lodges in the one that. has the empty parking place. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Martin, par ents of Miss Katie Lou Martin of this city, moved here from their farm near Elkhart, the first of the week, and will make their home here. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Spalding vis ited at the Fred Wettstein home last Sunday, in the Rose Valley neigh borhood. W. F. Duckwall of Great Bend was here a few days this week looking af ter business interests and the opening of the Duckwall Store which is to open in the old Grcenberg building. Ralph Bailey of Satanta, was in Liberal the last of the week on busi ness matters. Mrs. Maude Dubois of Meade, was in the city Saturday, consulting phy sicians. W. F. Hart of Spearman, Texas, was a business visitor in Liberal the last of the week. W. M. Palmer of Meade, was a business visitor here ;the last of the week. Mrs. Dick Overton arrived in Lib eral the last of the week from Wich ita, where she has been in a hospital. Mrs. Dudley Pellette left for her home in Monroe, Louisiana, the first of the week, after several days visit with her brother and family, Dr. E. F. Pellette. Miss Maude Lake left Friday for her home in Detroit, Michigan, after visiting at the home of her cousin, Mrs. Curtiss Newman in the Eureka neighborhood. Miss Mary Hitch of Guymon, is assist'ng at the Cox Sisters millinery while Miss June Cox is'away to mar ket Miss Hitch will probably remain with the shop during the spring season. Misses Laura Barrier and Velma Printz is assisting n the Summers store during the sale. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cassidy of Moscow, and Ray Cassidy of Lo rena, are here this week visiting with ther mother, Mrs. Cassidy, who is in a hospital. Mrs. J. M. 'Griffith returned to her home in Coldwater, Friday evening, after visiting here for sometime with her daughter, Mrs. Clayton Malone, ' and with her sons, W. V. and Lewis Griffith.