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$1.00 per Year. Friday, January 29, 1897-CHANUTE, KANSAS-Friday, January 29, 1897. VOL. XXV, No. 19. CORRESPONDENCE. News From the Seats of Neosho and VVi Counties. son Items from Other Points of Int erest Tributary toChanute. Eric, Kansas, Jan. 2fi, 1897.-J. S. White was transacting business in Em poria Thursday -njin'l H. lvik went to Fort Scott Friday. J. Al. Allen and J. A. Eaton went to Topeka Sunday. W. II. Nation and John Hall spent Sunday in Chanute. Mr. and Mrs. II. II. Cambern are Btlll confined to their bed by sickness. Miss Elizabeth LaBar, of Parsons, spent Sunday with her parents in this city. Frank Greene and his surveying corps were working in Stark last week. E. W. Kingsbury, of Fort Scott, was in the city the latter part of last week. J. M. Allen returned from Topeka Friday, where he had been for two weeks. J. J. Jones, of Chanute, was trans acting business at the court house Tuesday. R. N. Allen, of Chanute, was at tending to legal matters in our city Tuesday. J. L. Denison and Frank Bardwell were attending to business In Savons burg Saturday. Mrs. Ben. J. Smith and daughter Vera, of Ava, Mo., are the guests of II. Lodge this week. Lew Mason returned Sunday from numerous points in the Territory. He has been buying bides and furs. Ed Sullivan and O. G. Elliott, of Thayer, spent Sunday with some of the feminine gender of our city. P. Foley, manager of the Foley By. Printing Co. of Parsons, was the guest of Mrs. C. E. Harbaugh Saturday. ' The L. A. S. of S. of V's of this city have been invited to assist In muster ing a society at Chanute on the 6th of February. Mrs. II. F. Hentzen entertained a number of friends last Friday night, in honor of Misses Minnie Hentzen and Birdie Miller, of St. Paul, The Litz Hamlyn Co. closed their series of entertainments here Thure day last by repeating the Cuban Trio by request. They left Friday for St Paul. The members of this troupe are ladles and gentlemen, give a good entertainment and should have good patronage wherever they go. NEW CASES. R. J. Waddell Investment Co. ts A A. Brent et el, foreclosure. MARRIAGE LICENSE. Newton Doub, Walnut 22 Myrtle Plum, " 20 W. H. Mines, South Monnd .24 Anna Brown, Crawford Co 23 PEALS IW PIKT. Real E.tate Transaction Recently pi need on Record. J N Shaw and wife to Geo. N. Beck wd swi, 28, 29, 19 2500 00 Neosho county to Isabel II Andrews, tax d. ni sel 32, 29,21 78 90 Henry II Perdue and wife to - W A Kyle wd 10 acres in s e corner nei 35, 28, 19 200 00 NancyE Clark to Johnson & Kyle wdei swi and;lots 3 4 and 5, 15, 29 20 150 00 H A Clark and wife to John son Kyle q c d same land 352 00 L S Rllbernd and wife to Ella Truitt q c d wl lot 10 blk 1 Truitt 's 2nd add to Chanute..' 100 Julia McKinney to Jas. Mc- Kinney qcd wi se 1-4 aud e 37 a sw 1-4 27, 28, 21.. 200 00 Geo C Gardner and wife to Fred R Stephenson wd nw 1-4 10, 29, 18 3000 00 Ella Trulttt & hus. to L S Rilbrend wd, lot 5, oik 1, Truitt's 2nd add toCha nute 65 00 JM Allen & wife to FN & Alice V Brelsford, wd, lota 6 and 7, blk 10 Neosho add to Erie 150 00 L S Cambern & wL'e to F N & Alice V Brelsford, wd lots 4 and 5 & si lot 3 blk 10 Neosho add to Erie . ..187 50 New England L & T Co to Perry Taylor wd nwi nwi, 18, 27, 18 650 00 ? l Roe & wife to Ed E. Dannelley wd lot 2 blk 31 Erie 25 00 Morris Donohoe to Sarali Donohoe wd wi nei, 22, . 29, 21 1 00 II Irani M lliatt ct al to John . USawycrqcdsoilO, 29, 20 Arkansas Volley Town & Land Co. to W M Ireland wd lots II and 12, blk I!) North Erie Lafayette Harper & wife to M J Ireland wd lots 13 14 hlk 19 North Erir Fredonia. 70 00 23 00 ,.400 00 Fredonia, Kans., Jan. 2(5, 1807. Jas. J; Goincs and Florence L. Bailey ob tained marriage license on the 21st Inst. Sani'l liaughman, of Ncodesha, was in town Monday. The mother of Jas. M. Kennedy of Chetopa township died Monday of this week. T. C. Copeland, the book binder of Winficld. Is doing work in his line this week. District court will commence Tues day morning, Feb. 22nd, at 10 o,clock a. m., as per statute provided. The county commissioners will meet in special session this week to receive the new jail from the contractors. The ice men feel that the accepted time has come, and are losing no time in taking advantage of the recent cold snap. The Andrews Opera Co. played to a crowded house last Friday night. This excellent compnny always gets a crowd In Fredonia. The selection of the new United States senator seems to meet with the general approval of the populists and democrats, and the republicans say that If he must be a populist, none would suit them better than W. A. Harris. There are 81 cases on the docket for the coming February term and are thus distributed: "Foreclosures 25, divorce 18, recovery on note 10, recov ery on account 8, criminal 6, quieting title 6, railroad 2, settlement of estate 3, partition of real estate 2, reduction of taxes 1. The new county jail will be turned over to the commissioners by the con tractors this week, and Wilson county can then say she has a jail that is not surpassed by1 any other county in the state. The work has been well done and the plans and specications care fully carried out. The following cases have been re cently filed in the district court: J. M. Adair vsW. A. Aronhalt et al; R. N. Allen, of Cha"nute, attorney for plaintiff. Knox College vs George C. Barber et al, with Amos & Amos, of Hum boldt, attorneys. Madison J. Francis vs Catharine Francis; action for divorce. Leanna. Leanna, Kas., Jan. 26, 1897. A sing ing class of 20 members was organized at the church last Friday evening, Otis Smith spent Sunday with friends in Stark. The fire in Chanute, Saturday night was plainly visible at this place. There will be a spelliug school next Thursday evening If the weather per mits. Clint Scanlin visited his sister, Mrs. Ed Kelly and family near Chanute last Sunday. Will Holsten and Florence Snod grass were transacting business in Chanute last Monday. A Mr. Rowden, of Arkansas, brother-in-law to B. F. Dunagan, has rent ed the Beatty place and is occupying the same. Hanson Bros, have sold several hun dred bushels of corn to John Kelley and are hauling the same while the roads are solid. A Mr. Sauer, who lives north of Leanna, has a public sale next Mon day and is, we understand going to re turn to the Hoosier state. Geo. Boomhower, of Moran, an old time friend of Florenee Snodgrass, has been paying him a visit the past week and returned to his home Sunday. Capt. Gibson and son Mark shipped four loads of cattle and hogs to Kan sas City last Monday. ' They loaded at Savonsburg and had a choice lot of stock. The Baer boys gave a dance to their friends last Friday night, about twen ty couples being present and all en joyed themselves to the fullest extent. Supper was served at midnight. Dr. Reynolds, of Savonsburg, was called to see Grandma Wheeler this week, Dr. Courtney being sick. Mrs. Wheeler has been confined to her bed all winter and there is little or no hope of her recovery. The nights are mrde merry by the laughter of the skaters as they glide over the ice with no thought of the future, until their fi.'et go heavenward and they suddenly realize that life is not all joy and sunshine. Fred Haymaker, of Strung City, paid liis father n visit last week. Fred is agent for the vUa, Fargo Express Co. at Strong City but is talking of resigning his position to move on his farm and try farming awhile. Will Holsten is putting in his time in the blacksmith shop this week. Will makes no pretentions to being a smith but does good work all the same and merely as an accommodation for h is neighbors. We still want a black smith. Grandma Itecd has in her poscssion a looking glass over 100 years old, and It is still in good condition except the glass which Is becoming somewhat blurred. It was bought by her great grand mother when the latter went to house keeping. Dr. Courtney is stillja very sick man and his friends are becoming alarmed at his condition. No one In the com munity is more missed or more need ed than the Dr. and all unite In the hope that he may soon be restored to his family and friends. Protracted meeting commences next Sunday night with Rev. Saunders, of Erie, in chrage. Mr. Saunders is well liked by our people and prospects are good for agensral awakening all along the line and sinnens brought to a real izing sense of their condition. Old Mr. Wisberg is lying at deaths door. He has been bed fast for the greater part of two years and has been a great sufferer all of the time. There is no possible hope for his recovery and he is waiting for death to end his ag ony, lie is a native or bweaen. Regnlar preaching service at the Chnppel last Sunday morning but. on acconnt of the severe cold weather, it was decided to have no evening ser vice and the pastor went to Chanute to assist In the protracted meeting at the Methodist church at that place Fred Cation and Miss Myrtle Sniff were married last Thursday evening They are among our most popular young people and begin life with the wishes of their many friends. Several Invited guests were present and after the wedding all were invited to par take of a sumptious wedding supphr St. Paul. St. Paul, Kan., Jan. 27. Henry Ashford is working in the printing office this week. Miss Mary Heffley went to Glrard today. Skating is good and the boys are happy. C. S. Nation was down from Cha nute Monday. D. Zehner is visiting his daughter in Galena this week. Mrs. C. A. Cox, of Chanute, v.'slsed her parents, Sunday. J. A. Hutchings, who has been in Texas has returned home. Rev. Mellows friends gave him a pound party last Friday night. Mrs. F. ' A. Norwood is visiting Mrs. Ella Mowry, of Cherry vale . W. W. O'Brien shipped a car load of cattle to Kansas City Tuesday. Bird Miller and Mamie Hentzen were visiting friends in Erie one day last week. The Litz-namlyn Dramatic Co. went to Chetopa last Sunday and will play there. G. K. Warren Post, No. 144 G. A. R, of this place installed offlsers last Sat urday night. , J. W. Huffman has received a fine music box which he will give to the customer who buys the most goods in a certain length of time. The Litz-IIamlyn Dramatic Co. played at Koenig's hall last Friday and Saturday evenings. It'is a good company and their plays were appre ciated by everybody. Galesburg. Galesburg, Kan., Jan. 27, 1897. Dr. lies, of Urbana, was in town on busi ness Monday. F. E. Enlow was reading the signs in Parsons Monday. J. E. Majors, of Indiana, Is visiting in this neighborhood. G. M. Coffman, our genial postmast er, made Parsons a business visit Sat urday. Addisons Scientific Electric Belt en tertainers are billed for one week, be ginning Wednesday night. The Selact Friends will give an ent ertainment next Friday night. Oys sters, cake and coffee will be served. W. C. Lane has returned from Lou isiana, where he has been with a loa,. of horses. He reports a fair market. The Brethren are holding a series of (Continued oa ichth pace) D. E. McClelland, Keal Estate, Loan -AInsuranco Agent. Notary Public. Insurance written at lowest rates, collections made and se cured. Your patronage solic ited. Ofllee in Kramer block. Mif Winter pilLLINERY must be sold during the next "VSToola: s4 to make room for my SPfIOG GOO05. Mrs. jr. W. Lowey, Go to J. Hudkins VOR A First class Shave or Hair Cut. Ladies hatr dressing a specialty. Raz ors honed and sharpened. First door west of Tups office, Chanute, Kansas. Aijiericai) Laliijdrijl SOUTH MAI1T STBIET. We do all kinds of work in our line on short notice and guarantee first-class work. Goods called for and delivered W. T. SMITH I SONS, Props. J. II. HUFFBRD, Successor to J. B. Trammoll, keeps on hand all kinds of fresli cs salt FtfEATS bologna sausage and oyst ers in their season. , Opp. nysinger & Rosenthal N. W. Henry & Co. Real Estate, Loan and Insurance Agents. Will loan money on long or short time. Money paid when papers are executed. First door west of First National Bank, Chanute, Kansas. Roomer's Meat lvianez. -m. mr - j THE OLD RELIABLE, Nice clean shop all kinds of fresh and salt meats always on hand. 27". Zloemer. H. E. Conldin, .Ipwplru and -yV AUU1IU11 U U11U ' aiiwwam Repairing a Specialty! When in need of anything in my line call and see me. 1st door east of Postoffice. Citi) Lalii)dri). 000000000000 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 work. Give us a call. . 000000000000 STEWART 1 CARROLL, Proprietors. Ml at very interesting reductions. Many have not as yet purchas ed their WRAPS, and can now save Several Dollars on each wrap. SO per cent discount on all Japanese wares until further notice. Goto Hardware, Pumps and for 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, 1807. H. 33. 23 Oil. 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 $1.50, 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. Dannef er. For toargftlniB lxx Capes and Jackets Go to KOCH BROS; WesHttistreet.