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MES. THE $1.00 per Year. CORRESPONDENCE. News From theeats of Neosho and Wilson Counties. Items from Other Points of Int erest Tributary toChanute. , Erie, Kan., Jan. 12.- Bert M. Ed wards, son of L. Edwards living soiith of this city, and Miss Anna Osborn, daughter of A. II. Osborn of this city, were united in marriage in Louisville, Kentucky on the. Cth inst., after which they departed for their new home in London, Kentucky. Miss Mamie Jcssup is visiting in Chanute. J. L. Denison was transacting busi ness in Chanute Saturday last, Judge Stillwell returned Friday from Iola, where he has been holding court. Clay Allen, who went to Kansas City some several days ago is now in New Mexico. ' Miss Rosa Bell of St. Taul, was vis iting her brother, J. E. Bell, clerk of the court, the first of the week. Miss Ida and Avice Miller went to Kansas City Saturday to visit their sister, Mrs. R. C. Henderson. Tillman C. Foxworthy and Millie Nafus were married last Thursday evening at the home of the bride's par ents. John Ilall has sold his bottom land west of town, consisting of four hun dred acres to a Mr. Prange, brother to C. F. Prange, sheriff. . John Ilall, J. M. Allen, C. E. Allison and Alva George are taking in the sights in the state legislature tbis week. The latter having been ap pointed stenographer of the senate. Quite a change took place at the court house Monday. Henry Mills took charge of the probate judge's office and with the assistance of J. W. Anderson, who is an ex at ahe busi ness is learning to tie knots. O. TAnlmi9 is a trentleman of leisure at present. J. E. Bell assumed his posi tion as clerk of the court and J. F. Roe went to Chanute where he took charge of the Blade. S. C. Brown packed ihis grip and left for Chanute, and W. R. Cline after a few minutes hard work managed to squeeze through the door into the county attorney's office. The G. A. R's, S. of V's and L. A. S. helh their annual installment at the Masonic hall last Thursday night. J. A. Wells acted as installing officer of the G. A. R's and installed the follow ing officers: II. Lodge, P. C; Wm. ru C If . A r Klinrr. J V Ofn. W. Wagoner, Q. M.; W. P. Oliver, O. D.; Isaac Mills, O. G.; J. Lemon, S. and B, and A. B. Spring, Chap. 0. A. Lodge filled the position of in stalling officer of the S. of V's and in stalled the following officers: Seth G. Wells, Capt.; F. O. Lodge, 1st Lieut.; C. S. Denison, 2nd Lieut.; Jesse Deni qus, Chap. Hubert Stillwell, Harry Garvin and Perry Mills Camp Council, after which Seth G. Wells assumed command and installed: John .M. Reynolds, 1st Sergt.; Chester A. Lodge Q. M. S.; L. II. Wells, Sergt. of Guard; Harry Garvin, C. Sergt; W. II. Shell horn, Prin. Musician; C. W. Steven son, C. of Gaurd. Mary Mills install ed for the L. A. S. and installed the following officers: Mayme Reynolds P.; Millie Foxworthy, Y. P.; Fannnie Borror, Ella Wells and Bell L. Har baugh, Trustees; Mary Wells, Chap.; Belle L. Ilarbaugh, Guide; Chloe Huff man, Asst. O.; Anna Denison, Inside G.; Winifred Stelnberger, Outside G. This concluded the installation and they then proceeded with their enter tainment, which consisted of sweet strains of music rendered by the Sil ver Bell'Orchestraandthe High School Quartett, and appropriate speeches made by several of the old comrades. The following are the delegates and alternates to the division encamp ment to be held at Chanute in April. G. A. R., L. Stillwell, delegate; J. A. Wells, alternane. S. of V. R. R. Rey nolds, delegate, Harry Garvin, alter nate and L. A. S. Gertrude Limbock cr and Cora Anderson delegates, Fan nie Borror and Rena Callahan alternates. MABRIA6K LICENSE. T. C. Foxworthy, Erie Md 25 Millie Nafu, Erie " O. A. Moore, Plttabunr, Ken " 30 Maggie Brady, Pittaburg, Kan " 21 NEW CASES. William TV. Lyen vs. Birdie Ljeo, divorce. Kelsey and McKay vs. C. F. Prange, replevin. wm. May vs. J. uyrnc er ai. recovery V UiUllCJ Beckham, McKnight & Co. vs. G.W. Grigsby, abstract of Judgement Iroui J. P. The Bank of Commerce vs. Seth Friday, January i5, 1897-CHANUTE, KANSAS-Friday, January 15, 1897. VOL. XXV, No. 17; Nation et nl., temporary injunction restraining the collection of certain taxes. nr.Ai.s ix i) hit. Alfred Moore and wife to Mar garet Reynolds, q cd., lot 17, block 22, and lots 3 and II, block 27, Catholic Mission.. $ 25 00 Wm. M. Nash and wife to Ben jamin Warner, w d., lot 7, block 3, Allen's Addition to Chanute 125 00 Mary Williams and husband to RuTus Bennett, wd., und. 1-0 lots 1, 2 and 3, block 4. Eby's Addition, lots 19, 20 and 21, block 5, Stark, and lots 5 and 6, block 1, Iler ron's Addition 145 00 E. E. Ward and wife to Albert Brown, w d., lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, block 21, Eden Park Addi tion to Chanute 100 00 Geo. W. Wagner and wiio to E. L. George, w d ., lots 1, 2 and 3, border block 8, Erie, and 164x184 feet in nwi nwi S 32, T 28, R 20 300 00 Wesley M. Phillips and wife to H. J. & R. C. Prange, w d., si lot 2, block 67, New Chi cago 775 00 C. 0. Boyer and wife to Peter War J, w d., lots 14, 16 and 18, block 16, St. Francis.' Ad dition to Mission 55 00 G. W. Grigsby to Anna M. Grigsby, w d., nwi S 30, T 29, R 20 4000 00 G. W. Grigsby to Annie M. Grigsby, q c d nwi S 36, T 29.R20 100 Sheriff Neosho Co. to Michael Seips, s d., nwi S 12, T 29, R " 18, ex. 16 A. in se corner 1510 00 Andrew Lortz and wife to Hi ram Humphreys, etal., w d, 1 A. in ni nwi S 30, T 30, R 20 1 00 Frank E. Kellcy and wife to C. R. Snyder, w d., lot 8, blk 2, Royster's Addition to Cha nute 150 00 Peter Ward and wife to C. 0. Boyce, q c d., lots 14, 16 and 18, block 16, St. Francis' Ad dition to Mission 55 00 Clemence Lake and husband to Sarah Ryan, w d., w 100 ft lots 1, 3 and 5, block 24, Mission 500 00 Augusta Wimer to Alma Phil lips, w d., lot 1, block 1, Wi nter's 3rd Add. to Chanute 145 00 J. L. Roe and ' J. E. Ogden,. Admrs., to Andrew Baird, admrsd.,lot3, S23, and lot 2. S 26. T 27. R 18 525 00 J. W. Adkinson to John Ilick ey . q c d., all block 6, less lots 1. 2 and 3. Catholic Mission 25 00 Ruth R. Snyder and husband to Wm. Hogan, w d., si sei S 29. T 29. R 20 1000 00 II. C. Hodgden and wife to Anna R. Massey, w d., 40 A. in nei S 24, T 28, R 17 800 00 Anne R. Massey to Barclay Mundy, w d., 40 A. in nei S 24. T 28, R 17 650 00 Art Allen and wife to John C. Guss, w d., nj lot 15 and lots 16 and 17, block 2, Shaw. . . . 225 00 FREDONIA. Fredonia, Kan., Jan.14. n. II. Pey ton and W. R. McDonald are the new ley appointed associate examiners un der Geo. B. Sipe, the new superintend ent. J. D. Allen and wife are visiting in Coffeyville this week. O. L. Jackson, Paul Sutton and Fred Mooney of New Albany, were in town Monday. P. C. Young, ex-county attorney is in Arkansas this week looking after legal matters. J. T. Cooper was at Topeka this week attending a meeting of the State Board of Agriculture. Mrs. Lenora Lee of Newark, twp., asks for a divorce from Fredrick Lee at the coming term of court. J. B. F. McPherson, the retiring probate Judge, has gone to his farm in Duck Creek twp. to make his fu ture home. Simon Coats fiiles his petit'on for divorce, against Martha Coats in the district court, with Cates & Shinn of Cbannte, as his attorneys. R. A. Mead is away at Topeka at tending the inaugural ceremonies and Incidentally looking after his chances under the new administration. LEANNA. Leanna, Kan., Jan. 13. The Rev. Ramsburg preached at the Chappel last Sunday evening. There was also a meeting of the Epworth League. Mrs. John McCraken still continues sick. Mrs. John Blair Is very sick with erysipelas. Grandma Reed returned Sunday from her sojourn in Chanute. Miss Anna Mclntyre of Scotland, is visiting' with the family of Larry Harding. E. V.. Reed visited his son-in-law, Doc Cunningham, near Humboldt last week. Wm. Huffman has built a new barn, which ts attested by the increased speed of his horses. An effort was made to organize a singing school at this place last week, but the effort was a failure. The Woodmen met in regular sess ion last Thursday night' and install ed officers for the coming year. Van Dennis and Wilford Campbell whiled away some leisure hours last week by working up a horse trade. Mr. Wells of Stark, was in this vi cinity last week transacting business. He is engaged in the grain and lum ber business. J. S. Ohm and U. G. Noble have mirchased a meat market at Buffalo and will run it in connection with the one at this place. The United Brethren have com menced a revival at the Scotland school house, with Rev. Kirkpatrick at the Gospel helm. The dance at Henry Angels last Saturday night was not very well at tended, by the ladies at least, but those present report a good time. The Hanson Bros, are shelling tneir corn for feeding purposes, claiming it is the better way to feed corn. Capt. Gibson and other feeders have done like wise. II. A. Richardson, Leanna's old and popular merchant was around looking after business matters last week. We understand he is about to sell his farm ht this place. We are sorry to chronicle the fact that Dr. Courtney is very sick with pneumonia. We trust his recovery may be rapid and that he may soon be one of us again. Miss Ida Richardson leaves in a few days for Siloam Springs, Ark., where she will likely make her future home. Ida is one of our best young ladies and we are exceedingly sorry to lose her from our midst. Some of the boys of the west side organized a hunt last week, dividing into two squads, the side killing the least game, to sell all the game and with the proceeds gfve a supper to all the participants. One side killed 12o rabbits and the other 110. A good days work as well as sport. ST. PAUL. St. Paul, Kan., Jan. 12. The gym nasium rooms at.the college hall are opened up every Wednesday and Sun day. Some of our boys are gettihg to be pretty good boxers. This weather is too good to last, Dr. McNamara was at Erie last Wednesday. S. S. Warner made a trip to Erie last Friday. A. R. Dolittle of Galesburg, has moved to St. Paul. Miss Maude Long Is taking music lessons at the convent. Clyde Patterson has returned to his old home in Indiana. Mrs. Denny returned to her home in Texas last Saturday. Mrs. C. F. Null has purchased the Jennings farm north of town. L. J. Beagle was transacting busi ness in our town last Wednesday. Miss Mamie Duncan of Lebanon, Ind., is visiting her uncle, J. Burnett. Mr. Green, who was injured at Alt house's windmill is able to be around. Lon Wortman and Rolla Showalter drove to Walnut and back last Sun day. A surprise party was held at the home of Mr. Schulls last Saturday evening. All report a good time. Clarke and Cloughly had their new steam wagon out on the streets for the first time Sunday. It runs well. Mrs. Feilding Scott was called to Greenfield, Indiana by a telegram an nouncing the serious illness of her brother. The I. O.O. F. and Rebecca lodges had a joint installation here last Tu esday night. Mr. Colaw of Chanute, was master of ceremonies. An oyster supper was given after the installa tion. SHAW. ' Shaw, Kan., Jan. 13. John Spring er's baby died Sunday and was buried Monday in the cemetary north of Shaw. Alf Gibson was in town Tuesday. John Parsons went to Chanute Fri day. Literary at Valley school house Friday nignt. Deamer and Fanati shipped a car of hogs this week. Henry Hardman and Harrold Roe were in town Monday. (Continued on eighth page) D. E. McClelland, Real -Estate, Loan yInji,urance Agent. Notary Public. Insurance written at lowest rates, collections made and se cured. Your patronage solic ited. Office in Kramer block. Atfioifppiee! Ladies, Misses, Chil dren! I am closing out my CUIDTG millinep9 at unheard of prices. Mrs. J. W, Lowoy. Go to J. Hudkins FOR A i First class Shave or Hair Cut. Ladies hatr dressing a specialty. Raz ors honed and sharpened. First door west of Times office, Chanute, Kansas. Aijiericai) Latnjdriji SOUTH MAIN STREET. We do all kinds of work in our line on short notice and guarantee first-class work. Goods called for and delivered W. T, SHITH I SONS, Props. Successor to J. B. Trammel!, keeps on hand all kinds of frceli cto sctlt Meat s bologna sausage and oyst ers in their season. Opp. Ilyainger & Rosenthal. Way Off! Capes and Jackets at very interesting reductions. Many have not as yet purchas ed their WRAPS, and can now save Several Dollars on each wrap. 20 per cent discount on all Japanese wares until further notice. for go to 3E3L 33. s-i-ST ,T , Hardware, Pumps and Agricultural Implements. We carry a complete line of carriages, buggies, wagons, carts, etc. We sell Garland Stoves & Ranges. Also the White sewing machine, the best on the market. Chanute, Kan., Jan. 1, 1897. H. 33. Sell. N. W. Henry & Co. Real Estate, Loan and Insurance Agents. Will loan monoy on long or short timo. Money paid when papers are oxocutcd. First door west of First National Bank, Chanute, Kansas. Roomer's Meat Market. THE OLD RELIABLE. . Nice clean shop all kinds of :. fresh and salt meats always on hand. JPm Hoomor. H.EConklin, Jewelrij. and Silverwarel Repairing a Specialty! When in need of anything in my line call and see me. 1st door east of Postoffice. Cifci) LaUi)dri). oooooooooooo We have opened a laundry on East 4th street and are prepar ed to do all kinds cf laundry work on short notice. We make a specialty of short order work. Give us a call, oooooooooooo 8TEWART 1 CARROLL, ProprjelorJ. yOKMXKXHW The Boston Store's Inventory Sale! The mild winter has left us overloaded with goods that Must be Sold to make room. Large line of nice SHAWLS at a great barg ain. Cloaks at Less than Cost of making them. Heavy all wool flannels at 18c. Heavy woolen blankets at $1.27. Men's arctics, worth $1.25 and $1.60, all go at $1.00 per pair. Felt boots and overs $1.75. Nice standard prints, 41c. Ginghams, 4c. CLOTHING MUST GO for want of room. N. Dannefer. IPor toarsoins in. GO tO KOCH BROS; West h street.