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News From the Seats
Neosho and Wilson
Items from Other Points of Int
erest Tributary to Chanute.
Erie, Kan., Jan. 20. Marion John
sftii.wns transacting: business at Os
Dr. Lemon is nblc to bo out r.giiin.
T. B. Limbooker Is it tlie present
writing very sick'.
Mrs. J. F. Allen is visiting her par
ents at Jasper, Mo.
Mrs. C. E. Jlarbaugh was transact-,
ing business In Tarsons last Wednes
day. Bert Benedict was transacting busi
ness in Stark Wednesday as was F. II.
Greene in Kimball. .
Tlie L. A. S. of this place have been
invited to assist in the mustering of
a society at Chanute.
The Bean Club was entertained , at
whist last Wednesday night by Misses
Etta and Stella Ilardman.
Clay Allen returned this morning
from Mexico, where he went some sev
eral weeks ago with a car of horses,
Hubert gtillwcll and Walter Smith
returned Friday from Kansas City,
where the latter is being treated for
A. E. -Bonnet, one of tlie instructors
of the Fort Scott Normal school was
shaking hands with old friends here,
Geo. Gaston returned Friday from
Omaha, Nebraska, where he was call
" ed several days previous on account of
'the illness of his cousin.
Miss Mamye Limbocker, the effici
ent stenographer of F. J. Benedict &
Co, of Chanute came down the latter
- . part of lsst week to visit her parents.
A company consisting of J. M.
Thelps, C. M. Manly and C. E. John
iv has been formed for the purpose of
erecting an electric light plant in this
, While playing a game of "pull-away"
f'Jast Friday afternoon" at school Earl
liosebush accidentally ran against a
' tree and dislocated hisleg ut the knee.
Dr. Lemon was called and dressed the
MAURI A OK UCEXSE.
- Frank O. Mann ukIi. Kiie ai;ml 22
Dnssu G. Unslor, Eric " 19
Frank N. Nichols, Elk Co., Kan " 21
Eosa Wright, lliff Crock " 18
Leanna, Jan. ,10. Larkin Snodgrass
of Butler county, paid his relatives a
visit last week. Lark is as big and
handsome as ever and the chances are
that he will be one of us married peo
ple before many weeks roll around.
Anthony Alforcl lost a valuable
horse last week.
Mr. A. Mendcnhall and Miss Alice
Baer were united in marriogo- last
There is some hog cholera reported
in the country, but none in this im
The first of March will soon be here
when a number of changes in ten
nants v ill take place.
There will be a singing school or
class, organized Friday night. Prof.
Booe is the music director.
; We are glad to state that Dr. Court
'. key is some better and chances are
J ' g.fi'ood for his ultimate recovery.
' Our genial friend, Scott Hartzog is
. f at his post once more behind the count-
' cr at the store. Scott has lots of
friends and is the right man in the
AVe have failed in our efforts so far.
yj" to secure a black smith for our shop
; at this place, but we aregoing to keep
I trying until we secure the right man.
The lads and lasses are tripping the
light fantastic at Widow Browns' to
night and will assemble for the same
purpose at Mr. Baer's tomorrow night.
The mail carrier between Stark and
Chanute is having a hard time of it
this weather. He got as far as Lean
na Saturday night and laid over till
Sunday when he finished the trip to
S'.ark. He earns every cent of money
We took special pains to distribute
the sample copies of the Times sent
us by Mr. Nation, the editor and have
heard complimentary remarks from
nearly all who received a copy and sev
eral are going to subscribe at once
and others as soon as their time ex
pires to other county papers.
Miss Eflie Smith of Stark was buried
at this place Monday. Death was
caused by that dreaded disease, on
jimption She was a sister to Gertie
.mi th , who was buried on the 30th of
November. ' This makes six of the
family lying side by side in the cem
etary, nearly if not all dying of con
sumption. Tlie deceased was about
IS years old.
Florence Snodgrass' long eared cal
liope got loose last Friday and pro
ceeded to make tilings lively, lie has
a dislike for mules it seems and as
Lonnic McCracken was passing with
one hitched to a cart lie proceeded to
annihilate it witli the result that the
cart and harness were sadly disfigured
and Lonnic and his mule nearly scar
ed to death, but the ever present
Pearl Troutman rushed to the rescue
and the battle was over.
St. Paul, Kan., Jan 20. Several
of St. Paul's young men attended a
social hop at Walnut last Wednesday
liev. Father Peters is in St. Louis.
Mr. Mooney was on our streets to
day. J. James has moved to Stub City,
J. A. Ilutchings is at Waco, Texas,
Wm, Gregory, of Walnnut, was in
town today on business.
J. AV. Huffman has moved into the
old Billy Bryan property,
Tlie A. II. T. A, of this city have
purchaseed two blood hounds.
J. W. Biny and U. S. Snider were in
Girard on business last Tuesday.
Charley Cooney and Charles Morar
ity were up from Parsons last Sunday.
Mrs, Wenthug, of Neosho Falls, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. J. AV. I lack-
Died, at his home in East Missouri,
Jan. 13, Morris Donahoe, after a long
Logan Hunter has gone to Burton,
Mo., to act as agent for the M. K. &
T. R. R.
Charles McKicrnan has purchased
Dr. Smith's property north of the new
Miss Anna Neighbors has gone to
Wcatlierford, Texas, to visit her
sister, Mrs. Dan Heartnctt.
Emery Cutler returned to Kansas
City last Sunday where he will com
plete his course in dentistry.
The board of trade of this city pave
their first annual banquet at College
Hall last Monday evening. A sump
tions supper was served after which
a number of toasts wore responded to
by prominent members of tlie board .
Tlie billard and pool rooms were open
ed and the people told to enjoy them
selves. It was a success and every
body reports a splendid time.
Shaw, Kans., Jan. 19. Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Colaw entertained a number of
their friends at dinner on the 17th.
W. II. Cline of Erie was calling
on old friends here Monday.
Frank Hill went to Chanute on
business and pleasure the first of the
. Mr. and Mrs. Josh Colaw of Chanute
visited relatives lwre the first of the
Miss Maude Eldridgc and Mrs.
Frank Harbaugh of Erie visited in
this vicinity recently.
Urbana, Kan., Jan. 20. The pro
tracted meeting at tlie U. B. church
closed last week on account of bad
Dr. A. F. Neely is having his mill
overhauled and repaired.
John lies and C. R. Noble went to
Erie on business last week.
Mrs. Richman has been very sick for
the past week, but is new better. ,
Comrade J. E. Noble has purchased
the O. C. Bell property at this place.
Mr. Londerbeck, of Osage county, is
in the neighborhood looking for a lo
cation. The stores here report a good busi
ness for last week. The grain business
has been light.
A. F. Neeley will ship a car load of
young mules from herein the near fu
ture and also a load of hogs and cattle.
Mr. Haskinson organized a camp of
Modern Woodmen here last week. The
camp elected officers and applied for a
Dave Shull and II. C. Drydcn re
turned from Topeka Saturday. Mr.
Shull took sick whilo away and is still
confined to his room.
Thayer, Kan., Jan. 22. The first
snow of tlie season In this vicinity
commenced falling the 19th and has
covered the ground with its beautiful
white mantel to the depth of four
Friday, January 22, 1897 CHANUTE, KANSAS-Friday, January 22, 1897
The moist weather of the past Week
has put thcronds in vevy bad condi
tion making traveling very uncomfort
able. Samue? Morse, a vol ran of the late
war and an old resident of. Chelopa
township, died at tlie Soldier's Home
recently of cancer of the stomach.
Tlie remains were, received here
Sunday and burled in Harrison ceme
tery. The new otlicersof the G. A. R. post
here were installed on the 9th. Com
mander, J. E. Payne; S. V., G. S. El
liott; J. V., Phill ()sborn;Chap., D.U.
Commons; O. D., W. W. Lcwellyn; G.
Jas. Adair; Q. M., A. AVhittaker; Adj.,
C. II. Ryder.
Memorial day services by tlie Thay
er Lodge of Ancient Order of United
Workmen, which were held at the op
era house on the 18th, was largely at
tended by an appreciative audience.
The program consisted of music, re
citations and short talks. Remarks
appropriate to the occasion and com
plimentary tothc order were made by
Master Workman V. Monyharn. It
was expected that an address would be
given by a noted guest, who was un
able to com c.
Pursuant to the advertised call, the
republican patrons of the post office at
this place assembled in the G. A. R.
hall, Saturday, Jan., 10 and made the
necessary arrangments for an election
at which to select a candidate for ap
pointment to that cilice whenever a
vacancy occurs cither by resignation
or the removal of the present incum
bent. The call for the meeting was
signed by n large 'number of such pat
rons, but the inclemency of the weath
er interfered with the attendance.
O. B. Lukins and E. L. Payne were
announced as candidates. Thos. Mc
Nulty is a candidate fortliC office, but
proposes to make his efforts for the
appointment in some oilier manner.
It therefore romains- to be seen
whether the desires expressed by the
republioan patrons, through an elect
ion will be heeded, or other influences
pervail. The election will be held at
the opera house on February, Cth., be
tween the hours of 9 a. in. and 5 p. m.
Vilas, Kan., Jan. 20. Mrs. Addie
Mathews, who has been visiting rela
tives and friends at her old home in
Illinois, rctnrned home last Saturday.
The snow arrived today.
E. L. Taylor came home Saturday
from Neosho county.
W. P. Wilmoth is shippinga car of
stock from here today.
Mrs. S. N. Lines is visiting relatives
in and near Fredonia this week.
Magnus Spong, died Monday from
jhe effects of a cancer in the throat.
Mr. Spong came here from Sweden
about I.'j years ago. He was a faith
ful christian and a most excellent citi
zen, lie was buried today in tlie
swede ccmetary. He leaves a wife
and three children to mourn his death.
Mrs. Mollie- Smith, wife of
Newton Smith, died last Sunday at 10
p. m., caused by the rupture of i
blood vessel. Mrs. Smith was a de
voted christian, a kind mother and
was highly esteemed by all who knew
her. She leaves one sister, a husband
and seven children to mourn her lass.
Earlton, Kans., Jan. 19. The U. B.
Sunday school was held last Sunday in
the Evangelical church and will be
held in the same place next Sunday
as their church is being painted. The
Y. P. C. U. will not meet next Friday
evening for the same reason.
Grandma Sagner is on the sick list
for the past few days,
Ed Lamm came in from railroad
work Saturday morning.
Madam rumor says Earlton will have
four new houses next spring.
Mrs. Richman has been somewhat
indisposed for the past week.
Mrs. Carrie Twiss is visiting her
parents Mr. and Mrs. Adams.
Tat Daley returned from IMttsburg
Saturday, where he has been working.
James and Bert Adams have gone
on a trip to Jefferson Kansas to visit
Mrs. Lamborn returned Wednesday
of last week from a visit to relatives
at Yates Center.
Howard Twiss and Jim O'Connor
started for Kansas City Monday night,
' in search of a job.
AVe understand Mr. Hubbard of the
Abbott neighborhood will move to
Parsons in the spring.
Luella AAlman came down from Cha
nute AVednesday and spent thev re
mainder of the week with her sister
Miss Fannie, returning Monday to
her work in Chanute.
(Continued on eighth page)
D. E. McClelland,
Rear Estate, Loan
Insurance' written at lowest
rates, collections made and se
... cured. Your patronage solic
ited. Ollicc in Kramer block.
Ladies, Misses, Chil
dren! I anr closing
at unheard of prices.
Mrs. J. V. Lowoy.
Go to J. Hudkins
Ladies hatr dressing a specialty. Raz
ors honed and sharpened. First door
west of Times office, Chanute, Kansas.
SOUTH MAIN STREET.
We do all kinds of work in our line Oh
short notice and 'guarantee first-class
work. Goods called for and delivered.
W.T. SjMITOSONS, Props.
J, II. I1UFFJ3RJD,
Successor to J. B. Trammell,
keeps on hand all kinds of
bologna sausage ana oyst
ers in their season.
Opp. llysinger & Rosenthal.
AT. W. llcnrv & Co.
Will loan money on Ions or short timo. Money
mid when pniwrs nro executed. Firt door
west of First National Bank, Chanuto, Kansas,
THE OLD RELIABLE.
Nice clean shop all kinds of
fresh and salt meats always
II. 23. Conklin,
Repairing a Specialty!
AA'hen in need of anything
in my line call and see me.
1st door cast of Postoffice.
We have opened a laundry on
East 4th street and are prepar
ed to do all kinds of laundry
work on short notice. We
make a specialty of short order
1 r work. Give us a call. .
STEWART 1 CARROLL, Proprietors,
w ay lJtt!
at very interesting reductions.
Many have not as yet purchas
ed their WRAPS, and can now
save Several Dollars on each
SO per cent discount on all
Japanese wares until further
L. B. KEIFER.
go to HE. BET iT
Hardware, Pumps and
AATecarrya complete line of carriages, buggies, wagons, carts, etc. We sell
Garland Stoves & Ranges.
Also the AAliitc sewing machine, tlie best on the market.
Chanute, Kan., Jan. 1, 1897. . 3E3C. 33. Bell.
The mild winter has left us
overloaded with goods that
Must foe 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 $1.50,
all go at $1.00 per pair.
Felt boots and overs $1.75.
Nice standard prints, 41c.
CLOTHING MUST GO
for want of room.
For Taargains in
GO tO KOCH BROS; West 4tl street.
VOL. XXV, No. 18.
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