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The Liberal Democrat
Entered is second-class matter Jn
nary 1911, at the post office at
Liberal, Kansas, under the Act of
March 8, 1879.
Published Every Thursday at Liberal,
Seward County, Kansas
Subscription price $1.60 Per Year
Sometimes we wonder Which is
he worst disease, "Indigestion or in.
Some people don't appreciate what
is done for them because "they
dont like to be done."
The motion picture industry of
America is obsolete. They sitll
, show bar scenes.
Much time could be saved if the
average person could say something
without talking so much.
You would not make disparaging
remarks about your family. Would
yon disparage the town where your
family lives? Speak a good word for
your home town at every opportun
ity. When the town grows and be
comes more prominent your own in
terests will advance.
Recently we read a news item which
hearlded the fact that during the pres
ent base ball season one of the play
ers In the Western Association had
knocked two home runs because the
ball he hit went through a large knot
hole in the fence which surounded the
Who said there was no such thing as
luck in the world? Why, if the God
of luck did not keep constant vigil
over some people in the great base
bal game of this life, they would
never get to first base.
But this writer never was able to
establish himself in the graces of the
God of good luck. While we have
played the game with as much tenac
ity as the average participant, we
would regret to see our bating aver
age thrown upon a screen before the
world. We would not whimper over
our losses and disappointments, ac
cusing the Great Umpire who rules
the destinies of our life of partial
ity or unjust decisions.
But every time we go to bat some
break of the game deprives us of the
coveted hit which might enable us
to' score and receive applause from
the grand stand. Sometime we con
nect with the ball, but some chesty
player invaribly idolizes himself with
the fans by making a freak stop or
catch of the drive that would have
gone for a safe it for the average
player who has god luck.
There is no such thing as a knot
hole in the fence that encloses the
base ball park of our exeperience. So
far as we are concerned if the fence
was made of net wire with a two inch
mesh and the team of this life was
using base balls the size of buck shot,
if we ever made a long drive the ball
would Mr a pnrHHon in the nettftipr
and Luuitu L.-.k into the mit of an
agile fielder. Or the fence might be
removed entirely and we would knock
a pop up only to be caught out by
the catcher. After all, some people
can only accomplish great things in
this life by great strength and awk-ardness.
Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Gardner drove
to Haviland Friday where Mr. Card
aer had his face treated, for cancer.
He is very much improved at this
New Life
YouH suspect that we used magic
to rehabilitate that old suit
You're wrong. Only the most
acientifie dry cleaning methods
expertly applied.
We add montha of aerrlee to your
clothes and there la the added sat
isfaction of having them look
fresh and new while you wear
Klean Klothes Kleon
A number of Liberal people attend
ed the big third annual Celebration at
Perryton, Texas, Tuesday and they
report a large crowd, plenty-of enter
tainment and a good time. The pro
gram of the day started off at 9 o'
clock with a gun shoot and was fol
lowed by comedy races and chjldrens
contests on the main street There
were band concerts by the Liberal
American Legion band, tournament
riding, roping and milking contests,
relay horse races, a ball game between
Canadian and Ferryton, a Dig luugnts
of Pythias parade in the evening, Am.
erlcan Legion boxing ' show and a
Those who went from here with the
American Legion Band are: E. Grove,
Almon Barbour, Lloyd Snyder, Ches
ter Wily, Bert Holoway, L. C. Cham
berlain, Roll Krouder, Bill Bartfett,
Jewel Livingston, Cecil, Pierce, H. N.
Wilkerson, Darl Chamberlain, Homer
Revnolds. Ralph Hazel, and C. V.
Kiowa county officers unearthed a
real hootch factory near Haviland
recently, acording to reports from
there. It is said that the still which
was of unusually large capacity, was
found on the farm of C. A. McAnar
ney, an old time reside'nt of Kiowa
county. The report states that Mr.
McAnamey and a man who was work
ing for him were both taken into cus
tody. About 600 gallons of "mash"
is said to have been destroyed Hutch
inson Gazette.
Jesse Christopher, a car inspector
for the Rock Island, died at the Nin
escah hospital in Pratt from injuries
received when he fell from the top
of a coach on a Rock Island passen
ger train. Christpher was on top of
the each when the signal was given
to pull olt. In climbing down, he is
said to have mised his step and to
have fallen to the brick pavement be
low. Mr. Christopher is survived by
his wife and five children. Hutchin
son Gazette.
George Bane spent Wednesday vis
iting friends in Minneola.
Miss Margaret Stoufer who has
been visiting with her brothers Eu
gene and Paul Stoufer in Chicago will
return home Tuesday. She will visit
friends in Kansas City on her way
Mrs. W. D. Connley will have
charge of the Music department in
Taylors Drug Store, which position
was formerly held by Miss Mildred
Cure, who leaves this week for Law
rence, Kan g.
Dr. and Mrs. Bland of Goltry, Ok
lahoma who are visiting at the R. B.
Ravenscroft home acompanied by Mrs.
Ravensroft drove to Perryton Wed
nesday where they visited friends and
relatives until this morning.
Mr. and Mrs, 0. T. Wood and fam
ily left this morning for Topeka, the
Misses Mildred and Ruth Cure will
acompuny them to Topeka where they
will visit a week and will go from
there to Lawrence, Kans, where they
will attend Kansas University. Miss
Ruth wil be a sophomore in the Uni
versity this year.
Lone Star Items
It is still hot and dry here. A lit
tle shower fell here last Friday after
noon but not enough rain fell to help
the wheat ground.
The baptizing at Holand's was well
attended Sunday.
Quite a number of the young folks
who have-their names on the M. E,
church book attended the dance given
at A. E. Ross's last Thursday night
There is going to be another one
there the 24th, of this month. That
is the plans at this time.
There is going to be choir practice
at the ohime of U. W. Kents Friday
night Everybody is welcome. Let
us try to build up our singing
Misses Gladys Kent and Pearl Hiatt
and Mr. J. Dietrlck were dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Holland Sun
day. Mr. Dietrlck is an old resident
of this country.
Miss Ollle Scott, who has been stay
ing with her cousins at the F. A. El
lexson home left for her home in
Granville, New Mexico. Miss Scott
has been working for the family while
Mrs. T. A. Ellexson is gone.
Frank Ellexson and children left
Saturday to visit his wife who la in
Grenvflle, N. M. He will take her on
to Las Vegas from there. Her many
friends wish her speedy recovery.
Rev. Frank Neff was a dinner guest
of Miss Dora Warren Sunday.
Ben Richardson of Liberal called at
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