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FRACTURED COLLAR BONE . The small son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Rodgers fractured his collar bone Friday when he fell from a car in which he was playing. - ' ' Mrs. H. P. Martin and Mrs. Hattie Dufield and Miss Hazel Dufield of Kismet and Mrs. Mary Elliott of Kan sas City were in Liberal Friday shop ping and visiting friends. : J. W. Tolliver of Optima was a Lib. eral visitor Saturday. . , j Eulis Landiss of Pratt was visiting friends in Liberal Saturday. - j JMra "W H SnvHpi nnA ' rfnncrhtpi" of Optima were shopping in Liberal Saturday "and visiting friends.' .Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wilson and chiU dren were over from Hugoton Friday visiting friends, to 06 Ernest Sealer returned Friday from a business trip to Wichita and Hutchinson. Mr. and " Mrs. Weir Brown tame over from Elkhart Monday evening, Your Guarantee of Service JessieHowell who is attending high school here, spent the week end at the home of her parents near Hayne. and visited several days at the home of Mrs. Brown's mother, Mrs. C. M. Cox. (First published Sept. 21, 1922.) v. ORDINANCE NO. 320 ' An ordinance providing for the issuance of bonds of the City of Lib- : eral, Kansas, in the sum of $55,- " 225.49, to pay the costs and expense of the improvements of certain parts of Grant Avenue in the said city. WHEREAS, in pursuance of pro ceeding duly had and taken accord ing to law, a contract has been let for the grading, curbing, gutteering and paving of Grant Avenue be tween the north boundary line- of Railroad Avenue 'on the south and the south boundary line of Seventh Street on the north, in. the City of Libiral, Kansas, and the total cost of said improvement has been as certained, and the portion thereof to be paid by a general tax, to be ' levied upon all the taxable property within said city, for the improve ment of the squares .and areas formed by the intersection of streets and alleys within the above defined limits, and for which bonds are to be issued, has been ascertained and is hereby determined to be the sum of $12,720.09; and the portion thereof to be paid by special assess ment levied upon the lots and par cels of ground liable for the cost of such improvement has been ascer- . tained and is hereby determined to be the sum of $42,505.40; and the last named amount has been heretofore duly assessed and appor- - tioned to the said several lots and parcels of ground , on such streets Jinblo to the payment thereof, pay able in twenty equal annual install ments according to law, and the amount of said special assessments ; for which bonds are to be issued as herein, provided, in anticipation of , the said " special assessments which ' remain unpaid has been ascertained and is hereby determined to be the I sum of $42,505.40; the difference between said last two named ; amounts having been paid by the property owners on said above de- scribed street, whose property has ; thereby, been discharged from any j further assessment for the cost and . expense of said - improvements in the amounts so paid, therefore, . , Y Ti. ! J V... iL. TIT ...... anJ Ji viuaiiieu uy bile uxayvi miu Council of . the City of Liberal, Kansas. . . Section 1. That the cost of said Street Improvement, after deduct ing therefrom the assessments here tofore paid thereon, as -aforesaid, shall be paid in twenty equal annual installments, instead of levying the entire amount at one time, the first installment to be paid with the taxes for the year 1922, and one in stallment with the taxes for every succeeding year thereafter until the whole are paid; and that for such installments there shall be is sued improvement bonds of the City of Liberal, Kansas, and the same are hereby issued in the ag gregate sum of $55,225.49, as hereinafter provided. Section 2. Said bonds shall con sist of sixty bonds and shall be num bered from one to sixty inclusive. Said bonds shall be numbered, shall be due and payable, and in amounts as follows: - Numbers 1 2-3 4-5-6 7 8-9 10-11-12.' 13 14-15 16-17-18 19 20-21 22-23-24 25 26-27 28-29-30 31 32-33 . '34-35-36 37 38-39 " 40-41-42 ' 43 44-45 46-47-48"" 49 50-51 52-63.54 65 66-67 58-69-60 Denomination $ 725.49 1000.00 ' 1000.00 500.00 1000.00 1000.00 600.00 1000.00 " 1000.00 . 500.00 1000.00 - 1000.00 . 500.00 1000.00 1000.00 500.00 1000.00 1000.00 600.0C 1000.00 1000.00 600.00 1000.00 1000.00 600.00 . 1000.00 1000.00 600.00 1000.00 1000.00 Amount due each year Due and payable August 1, 1923 August 1, 1924 2381.51 3000.00 2500.00 3000.00 2500.00 3000.00 '2500.00 3000.00 2500.00 3000.00 2500.00 3060.00 2500.00 3000.00 2600.00 3000.00 - ,2500.00 3000.00 2600.00 3000.00 August 1, 1925 August 1, 1926 August 1, 1927 August 1, 1928 August 1, 1929 . August 1, 1930 August 1, 1931 August 1, 1932 August 1, 1933 August 1. 1934 August 1, 1935 August 1, 1936 August 1. 1937 August 1, 1938 August 1, 1939 August 1, 1940 August 1, 1941 j August 1, 1942 j .Section s. Said, bonds shall be signed by the Mayor and attested by the City Clerk of said City, and shall have the corporate seal of the City attached thereto, and the Interest cou pons to said bonds shall' be signed by the Mayor and City Clerk, provided; however that the signatures of the . Mayor and City Clerk may be litho graphed upon said coupons, and both bonds and coupons shall be made pay able at the 'Fiscal Agency of the State of Kansas, in the City of Topeka in said state. ; - ; , Section 4. Said bonds shall be ex ecuted in the following form and shall contain recitals substantially as fol lows: - ' - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA STATE OF KANSAS -; - CITY OF LIBERAL Improvement Bond Jfo...... . ' $ . . KNOW ALU MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That the City of Liberal, Countv of Seward. State of Kansas. "for value received, hereby acknow ledges its self to be indebted and prom ises to pay to .the bearer the sum of $... In lawful money of the United States of America, on the 1st day of August 1923, with interest at the rate of 5 per cent per anum payable semi-annually, on the first ' days of February and August of each year after date until the principal sum shall have been paid, upon fhe pre sentation' and surrender of the pro per interest coupons hereto attached bearing the lithographed signatures of the Mayor and City Clerk of said city, as they severally become due, and both interest and . princical' are payable at the Fiscal Agency of the State of Kansas in the city of Topeka In said state, and the City of Liberal is held and firmly bound, and its faith and credit and all real and per sonal property In said city are hereby pledged for the prompt payment of the principal sum of this bond and the interest thereon at maturity. J This bond is one of a series of bonds of like date and tenor, Issued by the fi;ty of Liberal, Kansas, to pay for . duccv Aiuivvdiictibs in Mini iur eaiu city under, and by authority and tn compliance with the laws of the State of Kansas governing cities of the sec ond class, and in compliance . with provisions of ordinance No. 801, duly and legally passed by the Council on the 18th day of October, 1921, And it is further declared and cer tified that all acts, conditions - and tilings required to be done and to ex ist precedent to the Issuance of this bond have been properly done and per formed and do exist in regular and due form as required bv the Consti tution and Laws of the State of Kan sas, and that the total bonded indebt- sledness of said city, including this se- ries of bonds, and does not exceed any j constitutional or statutory limitations. ! IN WITNESS WHEREOF, said City of Liberal, Kansas, by its Mayor ana council, nas caused this bond to be signed by its Mayor and attested by its Clerk and its corporate seal to be affixed hereto, and this bond shall be dated August 1, 1922. W. V. GRIFFITH, . Attest L. L. Holland, Mayor. . City Clerk. Section 5. The interest coupons to be attached to' said bonds shall be substantially in the fbllowing formi - INTEREST COUPON No . $ On the first day of February 1923, the City of Liberal, Kansas, will pay tbe bearer ?. dollars, - at the Fiscal Agency of the State of Kansas, being six months interest on the im provement bond dated August 1, 1922. W. V. GRIFFITH, Attest L. L. Holland, Mayor. City Clerk. ' Section 6. That the . Mayor and - Use a gasoline that bums to the last atom that ... vaporizes to the last drop that is completely con verted into power. 15 o)nH1 1 C 3 C The IHJiigBi- (Sraflfe (SasoBiaw You will get greater mileage per gallon and you will foul fewer plugs. Red Crown is real Quality gasolina Its use will contribute more real pleasure to your motoring, ' winter or summer, than any other single factor. At the Following Standard Oil Service Stations: South Kansas and Rock Island 4th and Kansas And the Following Garages: Overland Motor Company Barksdale Mercantile Company Standard 01! Company Liberal, Kans. - SOME GUN PLAY . " AT TYRONE, OKLA. . Tuesday 'afternoon Elmer Huber came to town loaded with an oversup ply of hooch and started a gun play. His- first adventure was in the tele phone office where he scared, the op erator -with the display of his gun. It is reported he drew his gun on sev eral citizens and the town marshal. His gun .was finally taken away from him and he was lodged in tfie town jail. He was taken before Jus tice Mathes Wednesday, and given care by Dr. Davidson, and were back in school the next morn ing. Guymon Herald. . j SEEMS TO CAUSE TROUBLE THERE The following notice across the bottom of the front page of a re cent isesue of the Hooker Advance is self explanatory: Notice: Believing that the present controversy between the Ku Klux Klan and the anti-Ku Klux Klan is wherp ha a detriment to the town, and if con- Clerk are hereby authorized, without pieaded guiity to two charges, one tinued will endanger the peace and unnecessary tieiay, to prepare and ex- - T ,,.irnr nt ,. .;n,n. - , ecute said bonds, as in this ordinance Ior c"-y.ng ea'y weapen, a..u .e . .;"' - "" " life of the community, the Advance has resolved not to ac cept for publication any matter per-, taining to either organization. Hooker Advance. provided, and that when executed said other for being drunk and disorder bonds shall be registered by the City ly. His fine amounted to $50.00, to Clerk of Liberal, Kansas, and with gether with the costs, which made a the Auditor of the State of Kansas, as total of 357 10 required by law, and shall be by the ... , ' , . . , m 1j a A..-- j-i! j 1 . - After he was released by the city contractor constructing such improve- Deputy Sheriff Locke took charge of RAISp A CHECK menrs, provided nowever, mat said mm ana toon mm io uujmon wuero bonds shall not be sold or delivered he was lodged in the countv jail, pending developments of more ser ious charges. Tyrone Observer. . rtTOM $5.00. to $45.00 to said contractor at less than their par value nor -in a greater amount than the whole amount due and owing him under his contract; or the Mayor and Council may sell the bonds at not less than their par value, and out of the proceeds" thereof pay -said con tractor the amount due him, and that the Mayor and Council shall artnually SCHOOL CHILDREN . GOT SCARED UP The school wagon belonging to J. John Weathers, who left this part of the country two months ago, came j back the first of the week and Dep-1 uty Sheriff Dallas Lewter picked him ' up Monday morning and he was lodg ed in jail. Before leaving here Mr. Weathers was given a check for $5, ' r? .. i al - l:i make provisions for the payment , of. 111. . "u" i . J! 11 8eems- ni when St PPeed at the OIIU the ni1nino1 on1 -Infa in matA bonds as they severally become due.1 Guymon, where they attend school, by levying an assesment and tax on ?was badly wrecked last Friday morn, the property liable therefore. . -1 1ng, and two of the occupants, grand- Section 7. This ordinance 'shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication in the official city papers. '. Passed by the Council Aug. 5, 1922. Approved by Mayor Aug. .6, 1922. Attest' - - Mayor. children of Mtv Ferguson, .were con siderably scarred up, but not seri ously Injured. ..The team being driv en by the young lady, got beyond her control, running quite a distance and overturning the wagon in a ditch at one of the railroad crossings near (Seal) I L.L 'HOIJNPV.Cify Cterktown.- The children were brought in bank n which it was written, it had been raised to $45, and bore his en dorsement. - Then he went away, and either he must -. have forgotten or thought the other fellow would Guymon Herald. ;o . , , Mrs. L. J. Woodward of Havila'nd was in Liberal Friday and met her little grandson from Elkhart, who re turned with her Friday evening for,. a several days' visit. ' y ' Used Trucks! We have and offer for sale at very reason able prices 1 Sampson 3-4 Ton Truck, 1 Reo 1-Ton Truck ' 1 Velie iy2-Ton Truck, used but one season. Also several Implements, Disc Har rows, Disc Drills, Etc. If in the market for a Truck it will pay you to see what we have and the small price it will cost you- Big 4 Machine Shop : Liberal, Kansas ' - Tom Porter was over from Hugo ton Friday visiting friends and at tending to business interests. Mrs. H. J. Thompson returned Fri day to her home in Albuquerque, N. M., after visiting several days here at the J. W. Mahan home. . ' Mrs. B. B. Kemp and children of Perryton, Texas, were visiting at the A. A. Mitchel returned Monday to his work in the Rock Island ticket office after a two weeks' illness in a local hospital.' ; . ; "