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EADE COUNTY NEW M i 1 I The Oaly t)emociatic Paper In Meade County Official County Paper VOLUME XIX. MEADE. KANSAS. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. 1918. 1 NUMBER 37. PHELPS THEATRE THE 4th OF JULY In France "Snappy Devils of America" Not since the first has there been such a JULY FOURTH- The Marines who fought so gloriously at Chateau Thierry, starting the turning point of war, are there with their countenances of resolute determination. Also the 5th Division with thousands of other gallant Americans and Oh! what cheers those boys get. Then came THE FIVE HEROES sole survivors of the Poilus division of the battle of Verden They with their tattered flag were completely smothered, with flowers, red roses and white pinks Don't fail to-see this picture as your soldier boy may be there . nrr t i t-v r - tut t tt September 14th Prices 15 and 25 cents PHELPS THEATRE Prevent Disease ! The army medical depart jmcnl uses every precaution to I prevent disease amongst our I soldiers while in camp. They I cannot protect soldiers before 'call or while at home on fur ; loughs. Civilians neglect in i failing to promptly report and quarantine cases of communi ' cable disease, is responsible for j the introduction of infections ; into army camps, andjneapnei tatcs as many soldiers as Ger man shrapnel. ; Mumps, measles and whoop ingcough may seem mild dis : east's but they provide a f avor labte soil for meningitis, pneu imonia, and other serious and j fatal complications. Every con ! tagion, no matter how mild, is a source of danger and an aid J to the kaisvr. Loyal citizens j will nse every effort to stamp I'O'ut disease. j Physicians are required hy jlaw' to report and to quaran ; tine all contagious diseases. In j the absence of a physician, the householder must report all known or suspected cases in the family. Teachers are .re- Battalion Organized Commissioned officers of the Minncola, Plains and Meade Slate Guards met in Meade Tuesday for the purpose of or ganizing the 3ilh Ratlalion, Kansas State Guards. The meeting was held in the Direc tor's room of the Meade State Lank with the following pres ent: From Minneola, Capt. Win. A. Amnion, First Lieut. James M. Shiveley and Second Lieut. Otis F. Bolingcr. From Plains, Capt. J. F. Sweet, First Lieut. D. H. Traylor and Sec ond Lieut. R. A. McPhee. From Meade Capt. B. Buis, First Lieut. .1. I. Stamper and Second Lieut. E. E. Innis. B. Buis was elected major of the new or ganization. The battalion includes the State Guards from Minneola, Plains, Liberal and Meade. It Was not possible for the Liber al officers to be present Tues day, but at future meetings they will be well represented. The Minneola delegation were attired in their uniforms and carried with them the air of true soldiers. The Meade quired to "exclude all suspected j boys are now planning on their j cases from srhool. Obey the i uniforms, and about all that isj law ami see that neighbors lacking is the financial part of j obey it. report him Jo the health i the deal. Tljis will no doubt be officer if he is evading proper provided for in some way. Our quarantine or isolation, expect boys are willing to buy their him to rerwu't any neglect on 'own uniforms ii" necessary, but .your part. The man who know-! inasmuch as they give their mgly spreads contagion de-itinie to drill, and if necessary serves a ball and chain, if not j to the protection of any part of isEecdine; UUS VVUI1U. The world looks to you, Mr. American Farmer, and is will ing to pay you biff. Get out of your farm all that is in it. The extra bushels per acre are impor tant to the world and they are clear profit to you. Are your crops as big as they should be? You can get biffKcr and better crops by using uimn imus Every feed sows a measured quantity of seed. Superior Drills do not Bkip, choke or bunch; every furrow opener makes a perfect, roomy seed trench, with the seed at an even depth. Made of the choicest materials. Special features: Double run Eositive force grain feeds two feeds in one. Parallel disc earings guaranteed for life of drill. Superior telescoping steel conductor tubes non-breaknble; no buckling, kinking, bending or rnllnnsinrr Sunprinr natented oscillating rim Pa t fo- --rj MM.fermwta.dl bars insure 50 more .clearance. " m .m.u Constructed for, Use With Any Tractor C train, in 4, A, 7 ami B inch kiwi in plain ' tmia Hug fotiliMT worse. rnysicians anu nurses are diminishing in numbers. Les- iour state, it seems that it would be only a return favor if a part in least, of the cost of the urn .sen the labors of those -who are forms could be arranged for 'left and keep down the inevit- outside of the organization. ' able increase in the death rate 0 which will result from neglect , r i e c i of those instructions. Prevent- :. A" ' PiU en a.rc,:K vtr .ing sickness and waste is an act a mlc of stock in lo(b? s of patriotism. Don't spread,1 CNVR disease. Keep well. 1 Health will win the war. WILLIAM F. FEE, j County Health Ofticcr. j I Kansas Is Helping Kansas is backing in u sub- For Sale or Rent Desirable city property, fifty foot lot. five room house, south front, located in southwest part of town. Will sell this property at a bargain, or will rent to de sirable tenant. Address ELLA A. FRENCH, Eckley, Colo. Henry W. Wookcr of Grccns burg was in Meade Tuesday on business. Meade People Attend A large number of Meade stuiitiai way Hie -nimricau soi-j people went to Liberal Sunday uicis alia uieir units in uu; iig to attend the Centennary and unve mat is .mining nacK inc 1 Sunday School Institute held enemy una spceunnj uie uinc wneii the viciuiy Wui ue com plete. in a report which was sent oui Iro'm me iieauquui itia oi It will pay you to use this Drill because its effective and economical sowing will bring you greater Srofita in increased crops, uperior Drills are noted for lightness of draft, ease of operation and unusual strength, I i ?wFTtflWlliM mm M T'lM" mmm mwm mtm " nam mww.l f?.. nmu-sm m m mmm wmmj W.F. CASTEEN & CO, THRIFT- SERVICE We give the best of service in charging and repairing Storage batterys, Electric starters, and Generators. Official WillardServire Station FOWLER GARAGE Fowler, Kansas MOVED Am now located in the building formerly occupied by Sourbier Bros. Before you consign your old cas ings to the scrap heap bring them to me. A re-tread may make it as good there. Among those present were : F. H. Stabler and wife, Mrs. J. J. Stabler. Mrs. Arthur Love, Miss Ola Granger, Dr. J. R. uie auonal SV ar Savings Amnhlett and wife. Mr. and ; Committee, ivaiisas is piaceu us Mrs. F W. Curl, Mr. and Mrs. ; uiiiu among uie states ui tne ! Uiuuil la casii taies oi v ar sav ings alio iiiiiii oiamps. neie is uie onler m which uie uirce iop states stanu in suies jy postoiuccs ami uaiiKs: jutes iJer vapita Nebraska tI6,i4J,-n.-t4. -fi i .6 lowa . . . z,ou4,ioa.y; j. io haimas .. i , 000,00. o j.u.j f. v. Uoljjci, staie unecioi, has received congratulation nom Nvasmngton iur uie peo ple 01 Kansas oil mis line miosv ing. A mucli netier snowing, however, is expected at tne end ot the present monili, as re j ports liidicate heavy sales thru- jout the state. The people ' are redeeming j their pledges made on June 26, i but the amount added to the sales does not bring up the full quota of Kansas. More work is j to be done in many counties which will sell their full quota ' by the end of the year, in order j to make up for the shortage in 'counties that have suffered I most by the drouth. as new. F. O. BROWN The Tire Repair Man The News 1.00 a Year Take it ! -NOTICE All farmers wishing, to apply (for the Government seed wheat j should sec their bankers at once itnd make out the applica- lion as the lime for making out the applications are limited to I the twentieth of this month. ; Those who receive the loan will , notify the County Agent as soon as they have planted their wheat so he may issue the cer tificate of planting as soon as the ground can be inspected. Willis Wolfe. Mr. and Mrs. R A. Hrannan, Rev. and Mrs. Geo. A. Kraft. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Mc Cay, J. M. Kelley, Mrs. R. M. Judd. Misses Kitty Ellis, Ruth Fee, Helen Fee, Madge Elliott, Winnie Thompson, Pearl Hughes, and Messrs. Earl Plush and Carl Howard. Francis Ftihr is home from Hutchinson where he has been for the past few months. Mrs. F. M. Paul, Miss Lynch, Mrs. Katie DesMarias, Miss Florence Ellis, Anna I)ivo,s, Diora and Mary Huglies, Iluley Woodruff, Wain Alexander, Owen Paul, Virgil Keown, Chas. Kraft, Lee Stabler, Minn Illair and Jennie Stabler also attended. With The Color Word from Harry Finkle savs hi has arrived safe across, left Meade May the 24th. Floyd and Roy Marlow The Way To Win Life without a purpose is little better than mere existence. The way to win is to make a. definite plan, and having made it, work for it, live for it, SAVE FOR IT . Those who are wasteful and extrava gant must always struggle to make ends meet Those who are prudent and thrifty need never struggle v We pay 4 per cent interest on time deposits FIRST NATIONAL Meade, Kansas BANK REGISTRATION DAY Kreat to hanff the Kaiser upon Hy F. s. Sullivan an apple tree, and as he kicks This is ibe day we register! j and paws the air we'll sing" in He are now 'Somewhere in France" and and John is , 'somewhere in the United States." Mr. and Mrs II G. Marshall have been advised that Den has arrived "somewhere in Fiance." ' The rain which visited this section last week has been of great value, and the work of preparing the ground for fall seeding is now on in full blast. A large acreage will be sown this fall, and in the opinion of those who have studied the sit uation, a big wheat crop is due Meade county next year. We're thirteen million strong, groinc for. the Kaiser's goat, and we'll have it before long. The young- boys and the old boys, the short ones and the, tall, have signed with Unci? Sammy and agreed fo give their all. The lean ones and the lank ones, the fat ones and the plump have guaranteed to take a hand at making Heinie jump. The boys with down upon their - cheeks, and those with whiskers long will soon enlist with Uncle Sam, and then we'll sing this song: "It's a long, long way to Berlin, it's a long way to go; it's a long, long way to Berlin to the Kaiser we hate so.. So goodbye easy living, farewell easy chaif, it's a long, long way to Berlin, but we are going there." O, it's great to be a soldier and battle for, the right; it'sj great to know you've taken part 'n helping- win the fight; 'twill be harmony, "'Twas a long, long way to Berlin, 'twas a long way to come, but we had to get the Kaiser and put him on the bum. So goodbye Hohenzollern, fare well Hapsburg too, 'twas a long, long way to Berlin, but it's worth it to g. t you." Mr. and Mrs. Guy Folks and child, of Lawrence, Kansas, are guests at the H. Llewelyn Jones home. They arc en route home from Colorado and stopped over for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Taylor spent a part of this week with Mrs. Taylor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Frame. ' There' a picture of you in your soldier's momory, but he is' expecting a new one, as you are to-day, to take its place. See Backe at Meade. He makes the good kind.