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(IRew0; Remember. . . k That the News office is pre- W k3 pared to do all kinds of job y . work. Give us a trial. Nlf you want all the news from kj all over -Meade County Jfou y y should subscribe for kf 1 HC IMDWd. YOL. I. MEADE, MEADE COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1900. NO. 9. BSeabe .4 5 3. W. BERRYMAN, President. C. Q. CHANDLER, Vice-President. Cbe TOteade State SBanb, 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 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. f7h 0 bib I CARRY ALL KINDS OF FANCY LUNCH GOODS, Soups. Tongue, Cheeses, (Swiss, Limberger, Y. A. etc.) Uneeda Biscuits, Oysters, (Barr's Extra Select), Oranges, Bananas, Nuts of all kinds, Druggists' Cigars, Grand Session Cigars, Fancy Sauces and Chillis, All kinds of Candies and drinks. Give Me a Call and Learn My Prices No Charge for Accommodations. GRAY'S PLACE. B. I Mill. Clothing, Gents' OS cSHOB 7 Esse et etiam MEADE , X B Sawyer Flour We handle as good brands of Flour as will be found in the west. Try it. Satisfaction guaranteed. Butter and Eggs. . - We pay the highest market price for clean butter and eggs. Bring your 7A produce sir: I I ! i i mm I have a complete stock of everything in S j.1 -y i tt -i the. Grocery and SneclQ Prices Nothing but the best quality of goods kept in stock. ' N Your Money's Worth, No more, No less at 9 WILLIAMS' i WILL SHELLEY, Artistic Sian AND DECORATOR. MEADE W. S. BERRTMAN, Cashier. I Furnishings. WE HANDLE. The Celebrated J. 6. 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. Celebrat. ed "Perfection Clothing." McDonald's "Red Seal" Overalls. Headquarters for the best Corduroy clothing, Model Steam Laundry, Hutchinson. Kans. videri Shirts KANSAS. Goods. Carries a complete line of Groceries, Flour, Feed, Provisions. Tinware, Notions etc. to us. Feed line. KANSAS. Orders fainter a The train was quite late the first of the week. Henry Danks was a caller at this office Saturday. Sunday and Monday the wearher was very disagreeable. H. E. Snyder is down on his claim in the strip this week. Mr. Dan Straeher, of Minnesota, is visiting the Rosenberry family. Robt. Loofburrow, of Beaver, was in the city over night Monday. Mr. D. L. Baker, of Nye, was in Meade Saturday and called on the News. Revs. Robinson and Gay came in Friday evening to attend the services Sunday. Coal arrived Monday night and Jim Wood is dishing it out in small quantities. D. B. Stutsman returned Monday night from a visit to his old home in Illinois. Geo. Maffitt, of Wichita, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Boyle, of Sand Creek twp. Teachers' Association was held Saturday and a number of teachers were present. Revs. Robinson, Gay, and Gor den went to Carmen Monday to hold services. Sam Myers was in town Wednes day with H. Brinkman hauling lum ber for sheds. Messrs. W. S. Berryman and Paul Woods made a business trip to the Cimarron Tuesday. Tom Denneny is again in Meade county, having been in Seward for the past few months. Roy Twist came up from Beaver county Friday. He has been absent for about two months. Rev. Thompson and family moved to Dighton this week, where they wiil remain for the present. Miss Ethel DeCow is home again after a year's stay with her grand mother at Bartlett, Kansas. L. F. Parsons and B. F. Bisbee were in town Saturday, returning to Plains on the train that night. John Stalder moved Mrs. Williams house from the south . side to her farm south of Meade Tuesday. M. W. Free called at the News office Tuesday and ordered the pa per sent to his daughter, Miss Hat tie Free. The Meade crowd returned Satur day night from Garden City, where they had been as witnesses in the Beaty case. The Christian Endeavor will give an entertainment in the near future. The proceeds will be used in finishr ing paying for their organ. Jack Roberts has purchased the barber shop from R. P. Smith and can be found there ready to accomo date all customers. See his ad. in another column. We will print the court docket this week. There are 21 cases in all, only 1 criminal case, 4 divorce cases, and the others are miscellan eous civil actions. We were informed by some of the parties who went to Garden City last week that Mrs. Emmert, who formerly lived here, was recently married to a respected citizen of that piace. E. V. Koons, accompanied by two gentlemen from Iowa, came in last week. Mr. Koons lives in 'Sand Creek on the old Ben Buck place, and the other two came with a view of locating. Will Totheroh, a former resident of Meade county, who has been liv ing in Illinois and Indiana for the patt ten years, is again in Meade county. He expects to remain per manently. Paul S. Woods, Assistant Cashier of the Stockgrowers Bank, of Ash land, was in the city, the guest of W. S. Berryman, Cashier of the Meade State Bank. Mr. Woods is a cousin of Mr. Berryman. Sailor hats at Mrs. Wehrle's Inspect Mrs. Williams line of spring millinery. n The members of tne gun club did some poor shooting- last Friday. For novelties, lace, etc., Mrs. Wehrle can show you a complete line. ; v Fred Judd left Monday morning for Hutchinson, to attend the meet ing of the Congressional" committee at that place. f .v The Meade HCptinty Cattle Asso ciation will meet next Saturday.- All members should be present. The snow ploi came through Friday about noon. " About another day would have melted all the snow, so it hardly needed to come. I have on sale a line of ladies' ready made wrappers and shirt waists. Don't bothe to make them when you can buy them so cheap at Mrs. Judd's. R. M. Painter called on us last Friday and explained the perform ance at Beaver week before last. He desires it understood that he is not regularly, in the, "show" busi ness, but did not inform us where his next stand would be. Call in, ladies, and see my stock. If I can please you I shall be very glad, and if not, it will be all right, it is no trouble to show the goods, and perhaps I can assist you in making a selection Mrs. R. M. Judd Geo. W. Potter was circulating a petition to Chester I. Long, Con gressman from the 7th district, to use his influence against a bill which is now before Congress, authorizing the lease of all government land that is open to settlement. He had a number of signers. Last Friday when the snow plow went through Jasper the engin6 set the prairie "afire, and it burned for nearly two miles over and around snow drifts. Messrs. Wells and Dahmer spent most of the afternoon fighting it. It is rather remarkable for the prairie to burn when there are snow drifts from one to four feet deep all over it, but it did, as can be seen by the burned spot. A. W. Callender desires to call the attention of the general public to the fact that he can be found at the old Baxter stand at all hours, prepared to do blacksmithing, wood work, painting, and practical horse shoeing in a first class manner. I ask your patronage and thus assist me, our town, and yourselves as well. Give me a trial and be con vinced. All work dond on short notice. A. W. Callendar, Prop., Meade, Kansas. The belts are new, and novel indeed, still the ribbom belt with the fancy buckle has its place. I have a fine assortment of both kinds. Come and see them. Mrs. R. M. Judd. I have, adjacent to the city of Meade, 250 acres of land, broke, 100 acres of which I desire to lease for spring crop, on very favorable terms. For particulars inquire of W. C. Osgood Sr. For Sale. Lot 2 & swj ne, lot 3 & se of section 3, township 33, range 26 west. For price and fur ther purticulars, call at this office. Loat- 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. Angell 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. Wasted. . The undersigned desire to buy a few good, gentle, young milk cows. Parties having cows of that descrip tion for sale will please address us giving description and prices. Robert & Weaver, : XI Ranch, . Byers, Kans. Wanted!! All kinds of customers, big and little, male . or female, rich or poor. WHERE?? ; At Gray's. At the Churches. The ordination service was held at the Baptist Church Sunday despite the disagreeable weather. Rev. Thompson was ordained into the Baptist ministry according to the rites and ceremonies of that de nomination. Rev. Gorden, of Englewood, Rev. Gay, of Dighton, Rev. Robinson and Bro. Porter, of Dodge City, were present and took part in the-'services. Rev. Thomp son has accepted a call from the church at Dighton, Kas. Services were held at both churches in the evening. Rev. Thompson spoke to the C. E. The subject for the meetings next Sunday evening is "Rejecting Christ" Mark 12:1-9. Rev. Robinson will preach next Sunday morning and evening. Rev Enyeart, of the M. E. church at this place, will attend the district conference at Wichita, this week. We presume that he will be returned to Meade for another .year. We have heard a number of the members of that church express themselves as being satisfied with his work since he has been here. That Party. Last Friday night a party was given at Mr. Barragree's, the oc casion being the last day of . school at Byers. Several young people from outside the district were pres ent. Ice cream, cake, popcorn etc. were served and everyone had to quit before the supply was exhaust ed. The music, both vocal and in strumental, was enjoyed by all. Rather early Saturday morning (about 3:30) the last of the guests had gone, either home or to bed. Altogether the evening was an en joyable one and will be remembered by all present. B About Frauds. It is too much like the pot calling the kettle black for a man like R. W. Griggs to have another man ar rested for being a fraud. It has not been but a short time since a prom inent citizen of Meade said he would give $25 to have Griggs leave town and never return. The citizens of Meade Ho not need, nor do they ap preciate, any such guardian (?) to protect them against frauds. Men usually forget that they should clean their own door-step before they be gin on any other. A man named Messersmith was taken into custody here Thursday night by Sheriff Judd, of Meade county, charged with the theft of some cattle in Roberts county Texas. He was turned over to the authorities here to await the arrival of officers from Texas. Garden City Sentinel. FRESH FISH at Gray's Place. Trout and catfish. A girl baby was born to Mr and Mrs. Chas. Cooper, Tuesday. I have a new lot of Percale rem nants, only 1000 yds., so come early and get your choice. You all know what these are, so don't wait until they are picked over. Mrs. R. M. Judd. Fresh Oysters! WHERE??? at Gray's Place, of course. Get them any time. For Sale. I have 175 feet of 2-inch galvan ized well casing for sale cheap if taken at once. Wm. Siebenthaler, 8 3t Fowler, Kansas. Feed and Pasture for Sale. I have about 400 acres of pasture that has not been used, with water, that I will rent. Also about 40 or 59 tons of kaffir corn and cane feed that I will sell. W. A. Burford, 2w-pd Fowler, Kas. Milliuery. Mrs. M. A. Williams returned from the east last week and brought with her a complete line of the lat est styles of. ladies' and children's millinery, all kinds of flowers and trimmings. In fact she has a com plete line of everything for ladies and misses' spring wear. Call and examine them. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmnmimmmnife: A Carload of shipped into the tzz We handle a full stock of Dried fruits, and we Zz: .. guarantee them to be g Fresh and CIean g andvbur prices are reasonable. We have a nice line of Coffees, Teas, Sugar, E Spices and Meats of all kinds, also Potatoes 5i We carry the Celebrated Flour which we guarantee to be first class. I COME And ols i k lis, c AND GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS. S .'' We have just opened a large line of Men's jS Spring and Summer Suits, also Children's j Clothing. Our line of Shoes is first class. S We have a large stock and we sell at low prices. s g Yours for business, ; g Pick-Roberts Mer. Go. Piiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiuiuiuiiiiuiuiiiiuiiiiiiiiuuiuiiiiuiiiiiiiuii Home-spun Dress Goods, Percales, Silk Waist Patterns, Draperies, Toile du Nordes, Corded Novelties etc. at WEHRLE'S. (A mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmnimmmmmmg 1 When You Want . . S Staple and fancy Groceries, provisions, flour i5 S and feed, you will save money by calling and 3 getting my prices. I will give you the lowest Eis EE rates on everything. When you want a large 3 r quantity I will offer you special inducements. 23 E We take great pleasure in filling large orders. , g Call and get my prices. i3 ! MEADE GROGERY,f g S. F. BUNCH Proprietor. iiiiiuiuiiiiiiiiiiuiuiiiiuiiiiiiiiauiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiuiiiiiimuif mrnmmmmmmmmmmmimnmmmmmmmm ' R R. Wells & Co. will ZS SZ sell you as good flour, g feed, groceries, seeds, ZZZ barley, cane, hardware and implements and as cheap as any house in southwest Kansas. Call and examine our sIock. aiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiuaiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii For children's hats see Mrs. Wehrle's stock. We will get you the Topeka Capi tal during the Sheldon week for 20 cents. - Envelopes with your name and address thereon, at this office for 40 cents per hundred. the Finest Groceries ever country. t.! see our Fine stock of si m Mrs. Wehrle has received her spring stock of millinery, where you can find a complete line of ladies' and children's hats, etc. Ladies, you never have had since you came to Meade county, such an assortment of embroidery to select from as you will find at Mrs. Judd'.