MEADE, MEADE COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1900a
J. W. BERRYMAN, President. .' W. S. BERRYMAN, Cashier.
C. Q. CHANDLER, Vite-resident.
Gbe limeade State Batth,
Designated County Depository.
A General Banking Business Transacted. Cattle Loans a Specialty.
Every accommodation offered the business public consist
ant with safe and conservative management.
national Bank of Commerce, Kansas City. National Bank of Commerce, Wichita, Ks.
Commercial Natl Bank, Independence, Ks. Fourth National Bank, Wichita, Ks.
Peoples' Bank, Pratt, Ks. First National Bank, Hutchinson, Ks.
Look up our responsibility and bring us your business.
I CARRY ALL KINDS OF FANCY LUNCH GOODS,
Cheeses, (Swiss, Limberger, Y. A. etc.)
Oysters, (Barr's Extra Select),
Nuts of all kinds,
Grand Session Cigaas,
Fancy Sauces and Chillis,
All kinds of Candies and drinks.
Give Me a Call and Learn My Prices.
No Charge for Accommodations.
and inspect Mrs. Judd's assorted stock in the
above lines. Prices on all her goods as low
as any eastern house.
1 Xo Be Sawyer
"We handle as good brands of Flour
as will be found in the west. Try it.
Buffer and Eggs. .
We pay the highest market price for
clean butter and eggs. Bring your
produce to us.
For Ranch Supplies
we carry a complete
3Wt axvi 5 ee&
R R. Wells & Co. will
sell you as good flour,
feed, groceries, seeds,
barley, cane, hardware
and implements and as
cheap as any house in
southwest Kansas. Cal
and examine our stock.
.For Dry Goods, Notions,
Carries a complete line of Groceries,
Flour, Feed, Provisions. Tinware,
and anything in the Grocery Line. In fact
line in all our departments.
We have Flour and Feed constantly on hand by the carload
and make the lowest prices on corn by the wagon load.
When wanting to purchase a supply of Groceries, Flour or
Feed call and get my prices.
E. W. WILLIAMS,
Subscribe for the News.
Rev. Robinson left Monday for
his home in Dodge City.
N. B. Peck, the R. I. agent, went
to Topeka last Friday. He return -ed
R. E. Steele returned Friday from
Hutchinson, where he had been vis
iting his family.
Rev. Eschbach left Saturday
morning to fill his appointment in
Mrs. M. A. Williams went to
St. Joseph Monday to purchase a
spring stock of goods.
We notice that Gray's ' Place is
making a run on fancy lunch goods
See his ad in another column.
W. P. Bunyan was a visitor in
the city Friday night, returning to
Fowler Saturday morning.
Claud Ragland is now a resident
of Meade, occupying the house , west
of the schoolhouse with his father,
If you have cattle of any kind for
sale send description and price to
G. B. Allen, as he has a number of
X. B. Sawyer, the cash grocer,
has another word to say in another
column. See him for groceries
flour, feed, etc.
The Executive committee of the
Live Stock association meets in this
citv next Saturday, at 2 p. m. at
Judge Smith's office.
The Me de State Bank has added
new curtains to an its windows,
which adds greatly to the already
well supplied furnishings.
Co. Treas. Cones was confined to
his room the last of last week and
the first of this with dysentery. At
present he is able to be out again,
A letter from C. D. Elliot, Jasper,
Mo., encloses a dollar for the News.
He adds: "I here can no more
pleasure give, than the little paper
from where we used to live."
Dr. Fee was called to J. G. Clark's
Friday to set a broken leg for Mr
Clark, who had been unfortunate in
having a horse fall on him while
chasing a. jack-rabbit.
Louis Boehler returned Friday
from Greensburg, where court was
in session. The term was adjourned
until a later date on account of the
absence of some of the attorneys
Quite a number of Fowler people
were attending tne btocfc men
meeting last Saturday, among whom
we noticed a. X. Cox, Andor JMia
son, W. W. Green, and 'W. T. Miles
We desire to call the attention of
our readers to the new ad. 01
Wehrle's in another column. They
are receiving tneir spring goods
and invite all to come and inspect
Tomorrow afternoon is the regular
shooting contest of the Meade Gun
Club. All members are requested
to be at the grounds on the south
side of the square promptly at 2
W. J. Woodard and Ed Elliott
manufactured a wooden wind mill
wheel for Tohn Frame last week,
inese gents can manuiacture any
thing made of wood and this mill is
a very good sample.
W. S. Berryman, cashier of the
Meade State Bank, went to Elk
City, Ks., Saturday on business and
pleasure. This is Mr. Berryman'i
first vacation since opening the bank
The Blair Moving Picture Co
gave their entertainment at the City
Hall Saturday evening. It consisted
of moving and stationary scenes of
the war and also some comic ones
A good sized crowd was present to
We sent out notices last week to
a number of persons to whom we
had been sending sample copies of
the News. We heard from a num
ber and would like to hear from
more. If you want the News please
tell us so, for we are going to stop
the sample copies next Week. If
we do not hear from you we will
assume that you don't desire the
paper sent you.
District court convenes in Meade
county Tuesday, March 20.
For late Congressional and state
news see the inside pages.
Alf Siegel is looking', after his
cattle in the Artesian districtthis
N. J. Kyger was transacting busi
ness in tne city luesday and Wed
nesday. Mr. and Mrs. Busing, of Cimar
ron, were in tne city luesday and
Jacob Heape was a caller at this
office Tuesday and subscribed for
Will Wehrle has recovered from
his sprained ankle sufficiently to be
in school again.
A. J. Byrns and son, Myron, are
in Woodard county building a' house
on Myron's claim.
We welcome "Dutch" from Odee
this week and he will continue his
(or her) weekly visit.
Mr. CrackerjacK uses some very
arge words m tne rowier items.
He seems to be "on the prod."
Louis Boehler is attending to the
affairs of the Meade State Bank in
the absence of Mr. Berryman.
J. E. Roberts, of the Fick-Roberts
Mer. Co. went east Tuesday to pur
chase goods for the new store.
Sam Givler was a caller at this
office Tuesday, and reports every
thine lovely in his part of the
Among the latest additions to our
subscription list are N; M. Ellis,
Todd Brown, W. F. Boyle, M. B.
Baker, and H. A. Busing..
A party was given last night by
Annie Jenkins, at her home, to
number of her young friends. A
pleasant evening is reported.
Wednesday was Valentine day
and a large number of these mes
sages were sent tnrougn tne post
office. In fact they, commenced
Monday and have continued all
In another column is a letter
from W. C. Ellis, who is in Co. G
44th U. S. V. Inf., in the Philip
pines. It will be read with interest
by Will's friends, as it is written in
his usual humorous manner.
A letter from W. S. Edwards,
Beaver, Ok., says he will organize
a camp of Modern Woodmen ot
America there in about three weeks.
The team of the Meade Camp will
go down to instruct them in goat
Dr. Fee was called to the home
of'john Riley,in Odee twp, Tuesday
night to set a broken limb for Mr.
Riley. He was riding after a buuch
of cattle, when his horse -slipped
and fell on him, breaking his leg
just above the ankle.
J. C. Fry returned to Meade Mon
day night and is again working on
the ex-county treasurer's books in
Mr. Wiley's behalf, for use in the
case of the State of Kansas vs. Geo.
Wiley, which will come up in the
district court next month.
The following is a list of jurors
for the March term of the District
court: T. E. Chilcott, Jacob Heape,
Claus Cordes, John Keith, W. E.
Carr, W. J. Harbit, W. W. Ward,
C. C. Callahan, John Norman, A.
K. Chilcott, R. A. Brannan, A.
Mrs. R. T. Worman met with a
very serious and remarkable acci
dent Tuesday. She was hanging
out some clothes, when a sand burr
blew into her mouth, lodging in her
throat: Dr. Fee was summoned and
triea to remove tne oDstruction in
the usual manner,, but was unable to
do so, having tc perform an opera
tion by cutting into the throat. At
present she is improving.
Tom Johnston brought to this
office last week a valuable and inter
esting relic, it being a copy of the
pictorial edition of Brother Jonathan,
a paper published in New York,
dated July 4, 1045. it contains a
fac simile of the original draft of
the Declaration of Independence
and also a full page picture of the
storming of the castle of Chapultepec,
Meiico, by General Scott's army
Sept. 13, 1847, during the Mexican
Subscribe for the News.
. The dance "Feb. 22 will be a mask
Jay Ellis informed us that he
thinks he is the only practical Wood
man in the Meade camp.- . He says
that a Woodmen has to show his
ability at sawing and chopping, and
consequently had to go to Woods to
A. W. Callender desires to call
the attention of the News readers
to the fact that he can be found at
the old Baxter blacksmith shop
fully, prepared to do blacksmithing,
horseshoeing, painting and wood
work on short notice. He has had
40 years experience and can do you
first class work while you wait.
See his ad in another column.
The "Pcarletto Call.'
As promised last week, we were
to have something regarding the
first Meade county paper, we failed
to get the necessary information
this week, but , next week we will
have a complete file of the paper,
and will report some items of int-
At the Churches.
Rev. Robinson preached at the
Baptist church Sunday morning and
evening. Rev. Thompson also
preached during the evening service.
Miss Eva Bonham was taken into
the full membership of the church
at the close of the morning service.
Rev. Eeyeart preached at the M.
E. church morning and evening.
The Epworth League was held at
the M. E. church in the evening
and the Christian Endeavor was held
at the Baptist church at the
The subject for the Epworth
League and C. E. next Sunday eve
ning is "The sin of liquor selling;
how end it?" Hab. 2:1-15.
Rev. Self, of Garden City, will
lecture to the Endeavor.
Among Our Exchanges.
The Meade Co. News is the latest
visitor on our exchange table. It
seems to have push behind it and is
clean typographically and otherwise
If it proves a "long felt want" by
wrestling twelve months with starva
tion as required by the Kansas law,
it will win a permanent place in the
homes of its patrons. One non
partisan newspaper, such as the
Ashland Clipper or the Coldwater
Star, is worth more in actual value
to any county than half a dozen
half starved partisan papers, and
this may be the object to be attain-
by the News. -Woodard News.
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Campbell
gave a dancing party in nonor or
their sons, Robert and Charles, las-t
Tuesday evening at their beautiful
home in Riverside. The house is
one of the most elegantly finished
dwellings in the state, and for this
oceasion it was artistically decorat
ed and thoroughly lighted, and the
appearance of the rooms was truly
magnificent. It is the first time the
entire family have been together for
five years, aud the dancing party
was given partly in celebration of
the event. The front hall, the par
lor and the library were used for
dancing, and in the pretty tower
room was placed a mammoth punch
bowl. Th e function was one of the
swellest things of the season and
was greatly enjoyed by those pres
ent. Wichita Eagle.
All kinds of customers, big
and little, male or female,
rich or poor. WHERE??
Washington's Birthday Ball.
There will be a Washington's
Birthday Ball at the City hall in
this city February 22. Marshalls
will furnish the music. This will be
a Mask ball. - Com.
Great reductions in millinery at
Mittens, hoods and winter under
wear reduced to cost at Mrs. Judd's.
When yotf want to buy Dry Good
Notions or Millinery, the best for
the least money, go to Mrs. Judd.
Re member, her stockis all new.
The place to buy carpet warp the
the cheapest is- at Mrs. Judd's. She
has any color you want, on spools.
Call on her before sending your car
pet to the weaver.
I MAKE A SPECIALTY OF RANCH SUPPLIES.
My prices will always be found the lowest. I make the lowest
possible prices on large orders.
. 8. P. BUNCH. Pfgel. -
MEADE, .... KAJNfc,
Home-spun Dress Goods,
Silk Waist Patterns,
Toile du Nordes,
Corded Novelties etc. at
Rents collected and taxes
Agent Fop . . .
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Niagara Fire and 'Tornado Insurance Co,
iEtna Life Insurance Co.
MEADE, - - Thoroughly
Have You a
op Spring Wagon?
Does it require extra washers to hold
the wheels close? If so, I will dress
up the spindles, straightetr up the
wheels take up the lost motion and
put them in good running order, mak
ing them almost, if not quite as good
as new, all for the sum of $2.00.
Satisfaction guaranteed or no charge.
A. V. Callender,
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,
Clerk Elliott informs us that a
number of the members were delin
quent last month and requests them
to be prompt this month in paying
Fresh Oysters! WHERE???
at Gray's Place, of course.
Get them any time.
Lot 2 & sw ne, lot 3 & se
nw)( of section 3, township 33,
ranee 26 west. For price and fur-
her purticulars, call at thi oftke.
MIL. - .
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 handla
a complete line of the Friend Bros. Celebrat.
ed "Perfection Clothing."
McDonald's "Red Seal" Overalls.
. ' ' '' '
Headquarters for the best Corduroy clothing.
Model Steam Laundry, Hutchinson. Kans-
paid for Non-residents.
Reliable. - - jvaxnsao
A riew' Royal Sewing;
Machine cheaper than,
Have your meastlfg
taken for a tailor-mad ff
suit. Guaranteed to'
We have a complete
line of Groceries, Nor
tkns. Hardware, tiriP
ware, Flour & Feed,
FRAZIER & BURFORD,'
1; Pin GQiieiy,
Q. & JOHNSON, Artist.
Platinum or" Gold Tonesy
Gloss or Matt Finish.
Viewing and Interiors-a Specialty,-
Home-made comforters at Mrs
Judd's as cheap as yofc can btfy the?.'
goods and cotton, to say nothiag vf
! your work.
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