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MEADE, MEADE GOUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1900.
NO. 2 J. W. BERRYM AN, President. C. Q. CHANDLER, Zte Meade State an Designated County Depository. MEADE, KANSAS. A General Banking Business Transacted. Cattle Loans a Specialty. Every accommodation offered the business public consist- ant with safe and conservative management. REFERENCES: ' National Bank of Commerce, Kansas City. National Bank of Commerce, Wichita, Ks. Commercial Nat'l Bank. Independence, Ka. Fourth National Bank, Wichita, Ks. Peoples' Bank, Pratt, Ks.' First National Bank, Hutchinson, Ks. Look lip our responsibility and bring us your business. P. H. GRAY, Prop. 'ie k l fc Fits, LUNCHES SERVED Hot soups a Get a dish of the Famous Mexican Chih JOHN WEHRLE, ft W, Sol OUR STOCK IS ALWAYS COMPLETE. In fact we carry the largest and cleanest stock of goods to be found in Southwest Kansas. MEADE, J. ill, ft. life M flii II. II, I HANDLE GENUINE MEADE, Millinery Etc. and inspect Mrs. Judd's assorted stock in the above lines. Prices on all her goods as low as any eastern house. For Ranch Supplies we carry a complate MEADE, LINN PRAZIE FowIcp Kansas Sells Groceries and Provisions, Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps. Hardware, Barb wire, Staples, and Nails, Lumber and Posts. Canon City coal. Ill Farm and field seeds, Machinery of all kinds. Gen uine Piedmont Blacksmith coal on hand at all times. Notice. All parties desiring to make final proof on their homesteads or tree claims can have their publication made in the News by calling at the office and getting receipt for same. We have been imformed by good authority that we can publish this class of notices. ' For Sale. I offer for sale the building on the north side of square now used as a blacksmith shdp. ' See me at shop . or address me at Meade, Kas. i m J. J. Leach. V. S. EEERYM AN, Cashier. Vice-President. r is on fflis. AT ALL HOURS. . specialty. - con - Carne when you are in the city. 0. KANSAS. CANON CITY COAL. KANSAS. 0I1S, II If I For Dry Goods, Notions, and anything in the Grocery Line. In fact lim in all our departments. We have Flour and Feed constantly on hand by the carload and niake1 the lowest prices on corn by the waon load. When wanting to purchase a supply of Groceries, Flour or Feed call aud get my prices. E. W. WILLIAMS, KANSAS. Notice to Woodmen. After Jan. ist all members of the Modern Woodmen of America must pay their assessments ' promptly on the first Monday of each month. The clerk is not permitted to carry any one. Otherwise members will" be- nome delinquent. The News is sent to almost every voter in the county this week. A large number have . already.,, placed their names on our books and . we hope others will follow. Look over the News and then conclude that you must subscribe. $ i a year. Lsocal News. Subscribe for the News. Joe Martin was in town over Sun day. S. R. Peters left for Newton Fri day morning. Finley Rock, of Beaver, is in the city. Sam Bunch received a car of corn this week. Will Sourbeer was added to our list this week. W. E. Davis left for Hutchinson Saturday morning. Artist Shelley is painting a sign for the News office this week. Jess Edson informed us last week that he would shortly open a harness shop in this city. Z. B. Ragland is making an ad dition to his barn. Carpenter Woodard is doing the work. J. V. Williams and F. M. Martin handed us the necessary bullion for a years' News last Saturday We were so busy last week that the Educational column was crowd ed out. It appears in another col umn. Ned Jenkins has been visiting home folks for the past ten days. He is employed at Emporia by the Santa Fe Ry. W. S. Edwards and wife came in from Beaver Thursday night to at tend the Woodmen installation. They returned next day. Photographer Johnson intends to erect a gallery in the near future. Mr. Johnson is permanently located here and is doing considerable work. Last week we forgot to call atten tion to E. W. Williams' ad. E. W. is selling groceries cheap and in vites the public to call and see him. Last week we noticed green blades of grass coming up under the old dead grass. This will not last long as we are sure to have some winter. G. F. Gratton, left for his home Friday morning. Mr. Gratton is a pleasant gentleman, and creates a favorable impression with all whom he comes in contact with. R. R. Wells & Co. have their ad. in another column. They are selling everything in the grocery and hard ware line and will be found as cheap as any where else in town. There will be a basket social at the Artesian school house tomorrow night for the benefit of the Sunday school. Everybody invited to at tend. S. P. Bunch left Monday for Kansas City. Sam represents the Piano farm machinery, having sold a number of these machines last year. If you think there is no business done on the west side, you are mis taken. We predict that it will be the best part of the city. The News office is located on this side. We publish a letter from the Philippines in another column. It will be interesting to a . number of. readers who are not acquainted with the ways of the people of those islands. The News family are the receip- ants of several beauliful silk hand kercheifs from Ed J. Wehrle, who is with Co. A, 32nd U. S. V. Inft., in the Philippines. They are the work of the Filipinos, being beauti fully embrcideried on both sides. Fitz and Corbett fought about a round -last Saturday night. Fitz landed - with a left which resulted very disastrously to his fingers. Corbett ducked and used his legs to good advantage, thus escaping fur ther punsshment. Referee declared a draw and all money was pulled down. In another column will be found a notice to stockmen. A meeting is called for Jan. 27 at Meade. We are pleased to note this move on the part of the stockmen. An organiza tion of this kind is of the utmost value to cattlemen. It is what has long been needed in Meade county, and this being a state organization only makes it stronger. All stock men of Meade and Beaver counties are requested to attend. Subscribe for the News, m. O. Danks, of Nye, was in town Wednesday. W. W. Green, of Fowler, was in town Tuesday. Rev. Robinson returned to Dodge City Monday. R. T. Worman is in the butchering business this week. v J. C. Kilbourne, of Liberal, is visiting his brother, E. C. Revival meetings begin at the Methodist church next Sunday. W. F. Castcen is in Kansas City punchasing goods this week. Henry Burford, of Fowler, made this office a call lasfweek. Rev. Enyeart and wife returned from Liberal the Jirst of the week. E. P. Boyle branded about 40 head of fine calves the first of the week. The weather has been so fine that "Crackerjack" has turned to spring poetry. J. R. Griggs left last week for Hardesty, Ok., to work on the Herald. ; There will be services at the Catholic church Jan 24 at 9:30 a. m. Rev. Jas. Donohue. Dennis Barragree, of Byers, was in the city W ednesday transacting business. Tom Hotz and Chas. Young are out at John Frame's putting down a well . ; . i Alf. Siegel and R. A. Harper j have added their stock brands to the ads in the News this week. W. J. Stagg left Monday for his home in Topeka. Mr. Stagg is always a welcome visitor in Meade. W. C. Osgood Jr. is ornamenting the walls of the office of E. F. Rie man & Co. with paint and paper this week. Dr. and Mrs. Simpson are now at the Meade Hotel. The doctor is prepared to do you first class dental work. Linn Frazier, the Fowler merchant, has an ad in the News this week. He invites the people of his section to come and see him. Will Shelley made this office a present of a beautiful pad calendar which he recently received from England. Sam Ncwby was down from Lock port last Thursday and made this office a call. D. M. Mackey, of Nye, Ok., was in the city trading last Tuesday and Wednesday. Roy Twist was up from the Cim marron last Thursday night and at tended the installation. John Graves returned Tuesday night from McPherson where he had been buying cattle. The Woodmen of Fowler will give a dance and oyster supper at Fowler Jan. 25, for the benefit of said camp. John Randolph was a caller W ed nesday and conrgatulated us on the last News. He was added to our roll. Jack Roberts was appointed Con stable of Meade Center township by the County Confmissioners at their last meeting. Wm. Bunyan, of Fowler, was transacting business- in the city Tuesday evening. PI is name was added to the News list while here. The Hardesty Herald is the first exchange we have received. It is a 6 column folio and overflowing with advertisements from Liberal, Beaver and the entire west end. Remember, the News office is prepared to do all kinds of job work letter-heads, bill-heads, envelopes, sale bills, cards in fact anything from a calling card to a newspaper. The Christign Endeavor subsbrip tion met with good success. Nearly enough was raised to pay for the organ. Miss Winnie Bonham and Mrs. Fred Gray deserve credit for the amount solicited. Some persons seemed slighted be cause they did not get a copy of the News last week. We intended that all should get a copy, and if you did not it was because we did not have , your name. - We can't think of everyone at the same time. The Woodmen Installation. On last Thursday night the Wood men and their families gathered at the hall to witness the public instal lation. , The night was an . elegant one and a large crowd was in attend ance. About 9 o'clock thev guests took their seats and the installation was begun. Deputy Edwards was the installing officer and the follow ing officers were installed for the ensuing year: J. D. Wehrle, V. C; O. Hamilton, W. A; Geo. B. Cones, Banker; John Elliott, Clerk; R. T. Worman, Escort; F. M. Rosenberry, Sentry; F. I. Bennett, Watchman; F. W. Fick, Manager. - After the installation ceremony the guests were invited to be seated at ;he banquet table. About 300 plates were set and a sumptuous feast was served by twelve waiters. The supper was under the super vision of Mr. Clark Williams and was one of the best ever served in Meade. The Woodmen are a unit in tendering to Mr. Williams their appreciation of the excellent manner in which he prepared the banquet. In fact credit is due to all the Wood men who in any way assisted to make the affair a success, and no one shirked any responsibility Quite a number of the invited guests commented on the supper very high ly. It has so inspired the the mem bers that hereafter it will probably be a yearly occurance. At the Churches. Sunday was a beautiful day and the people turned out en masse and attended church services at the Methodist church in the morning, also Sunday school. Rev. Robinson preached at the Baptist church morning and evening. Christian Endeavor was well at tended in the evening. The M. E. congregation went over to the Baptist church as Rev. Enyeart was absent and there was no service at that place in the eve ning. The Epworth League was held at the usual hour. Rev. Robinson preached an ex cellent sermon in the morning on "Sowing and Reaping". In , the evening "The Great Arbitration Case" was ably handled. A large number from the country attended services both morning and evening. "Send me" is the subject for the Christian Endeavor next Sunday evening at Baptist church. Epworth League meets next Sun day night at m. e. church. Subject, "Send me." Sunflower Dance. There will be a dance at city hall, January 29 Kansas Day. A prize will be given to the best representa tive of this Kansas flower Com. In Justice's Court. Business was not so brisk in this court this week, only one case being on the docket. The case of Geo. DeCow vs. Thos. Blake and Sarah" B. Blake, action for collection of money, dis missed by the plaintiff. Notice to Stockmen. There is an effort being made to organize the stockmen of the entire State of Kansas into an association for their mutual protection. It is desired by the State association that we, of Meade county, meet in Meade, Saturday, January 27, to organize so that we can lend our aid to and share in the benefits of the organization. Everybody come and show that we are willing to help those who are fighting our battles. R. E. Steele, Committeeman. Hides. Will Dalgarn will pay the highest cash prices for hides, pelts and furs of ail kinds. im-pd Harness Repaired- I will repair all kinds of harness. Can be found at D. Gerow & Co's hardware store. Roscoe Gerow. Fresh Oysters! WHERE??? at Gray's Place, of course. , Get them any time. 8. S. H Clothing, Gent's Furnishings BOOTS & SHOES, We handle The Celebrated J. B. Stetson & Co. Hats. . " "" : We carry the celebrated line of Hamilton Brown Shoes. A fine line of Cowboy boots.; ; Murphy; Bros. Leading Tailors. Also handle a complete line of the Friend Bros. Celebrated "Perfection Clothing." McDonald's "Red Seal" .Overalls. . . Headquarters for the best Corduroy clothing.' Model Steam Laundry, Hutchinson. Karts. . '. Esse ef etiam vldcri Shirts . . ... . . MEADE, - . - Si urn iciuii jm, I MAKE A SPECIALTY OF RANCH SUPPLIES. x- ...-.: - - My prices will always be found the lowest. I make" the lowest possible prices on large orders. MEADE GROCER Y, .8. P. BllNGH. MEADE, WILL SHELLEY, AND D5COKATOK. MEADE Go to X. B. Sawyer for the best flour made west of the Mississippi river.- New fhinSc GJean fhints mmmmmmmmmmmnmminimmmfnmmmmmii! H R. Wells and Co. will sell you as good flour, feed, groceries, seeds, barley, cane, hardware and implements and as cheap as any house in southwest Kansas. Call and examine our stock. uiiiiiuiiiiuaiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiuiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiaiiuiiiuiiiiiiis: Subscribe for the News. The Meade County News, Vol. 1, No. 1, is our latest exchange. It is all right in .every way except its politics. Hardesty Herald. Don't worry about the politics , Bro. Quinn. Lost. One note of hand, dated Sept. 23, 1899, given in favor of R. R. Wells for 600, payable Nov. 1, 1900, signed by A. V. Angel and E. J. Angel. All persons are hereby warned against buying or selling said note as it was not indorsed by owner. R. R. Wells. The place to buy carpet warp the the cheapest is at sirs. Judd's. She has any color you want, on spools. Call on her before sending your car pet to the weaver. Great redactions in millinery at Mrs. Judd's. The Woodmen, at their last meeting, pass ed resolutions thanking their wives and sweet hearts who in any manner assisted ta make the supper a success. The Sand Creek correspondent made some charges against some of the county officials in the Globe last week. Now how can a sheriff serve a warrant for the collection of taxes until he gets one to serve? Sheriff Judd has never failed yet to serve all warrants placed in his hanis and we know a tax warrant would be no exception. HATS CArS ETC. - KANSAS i Prosrieiur.. KANSAS, aimer KANSAS; X. B. Sawyer will show you the nicest and cleanest stock in Meade. New ar rivals of goods from three to five times a week. X. B. Sawyer will pay the highest market price for good, sweet clean butter, also fresh lard and clean eggs. Sforeman Glean Gg&s Eggs should be gathered ev ery morning and if any are dirty they should be thorough ly washed and dried and car fully put away in a dark place and then marketed every week. - Such eggs will always bring the highest market price at th2 store and thestoreman can sell to a better advantage. A little more pains taken with eggs would be an advantage to the farmer and also to the storemam. X. B. Sawyer. Home-made comforters at lira. Judd's as cheap as you can buy the goods and cotton, to say nothing of your work. Mittens, hoods and winter under wear reduced to cost at Mrs. Judd's. - When you want to buy Dry Goods Notions or Millinery, the best for the least money, go to Mrs. Judd. Remember, her stock is all new. Notice. J. m. Wood says he has received four or five cars of coal and lumber lately and that he must have some money to pay for the same, so re quests everybody that owes him to please make a financial call at the ! yard when in the city.