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I.OO PER YEAR. FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1897. Local News. E. P. Bodle called Monday. Keglster If you want to vote. March came in like a lamb. . Art Gilchrist Sundayed at Erie. Lots of chicken stealing going on Farmers are getting ready for spring work. H. N. Filson made us a pleasant call Saturday. Only about six weeks till the en campment. Mrs. W. Coulter returned Sunday from Pittsburg. Miss Ada Mylor spent Sunday at Humboldt, her home. One of the plays talked of by local talent is a bloomer drill. Shall we have a republican city tick et in the field this year? The Hardesty Drug Co. has a new sign on the west window. J. E. Dahlstrand, the tailor, has an ad in this Issue. Read it. Editor Allison, of the Sentinel, went up to Kansas City Monday. Our old friend Ed Thurstin made his regular call last Saturday. . Miss Minta Snyder is recovering ' 1 a long and severe illness. Miss Jessie Leonard, of Earlton, vis ited friends in town this week. Judge J. B. F. Cates went to Fort Scott Monday on legal business. Mrs. I. Hatcher visited friends in Cherry vale the first of the week. Conductor Farnk Barnett removed with his family to Colony, Monday Grant Brown and wife, of Altoona, were in town Wednesday shopping. Mrs. C. S. Nation went to Oswego Monday to visit friends in that city. Dora Herod will remove with his family to Chanute in the near future. Mrs. J. W. Lowey made a flying trip to Iola last Thursday, returning Fri day. Eev. Dr. II. M. Carr went to Pare ons Monday morning, returning at night. The Daily Meat Market is now in the new building one door east of the old stand. The Elite Pleasure Club closed their series of dances Monday night with a calico ball. . " A Miss Bartlett, of Kansas City, is in town, the guest of Prof. II. C. Ford and family. W. II. Purdy Is putting up a small building just east of the Times office, for a shoe shop. J. W. McCullough's family hare about all been down with la grippe. but are better now. W. Geer, a brother of Mrs. Ed. Ports mouth, a Santa Fe fireman is working out of Chanute at present. The Sons of Veterans have engaged headquarters at the Morrill Hotel for the G. A. R. encampment. Erick Nelson, the handsome shoe maker at the Racket store, attended church at Vilas Sunday night. Mrs. George Dornblazer of Winfield, passed through town Saturday.enroute for Pittsburg to visit her parents, The Board of Education met in reg- Vilar session Monday night and allow ed bills to the amount of about $800, The K. C. Cash Store has a new ad in this issue. Mr. Bowman, the pro prietor, solicits a share of your patron age. A fine son of regulation weight was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ovid Elliott Tuesday. Mother and child doing well. Jas. McKeever purchased Mont Mit chell's restaurant last week and will continue the business in the same place. "Penelope or the Milkman's Bride" wa's given at the opera house Tuesday night, and those present say it was all right. JoeStonerand wife returned Sun day from a two weeks' visit with rela tives at their former home at Gales- burg, 111. Elmer Gray is at home after an ab sence of two or three months. He has been advance agent for an opera company. Rev. B. Kelley will spend the whole of next Sunday with the M. E. church here, it being the last Sunday of the conference year. Miss Addie Cole is in St. Joe getting the latest styL of trimming. She will be found with Mrs. Lowey during tne spring and summer. Sheriff Prange was in town Monday and right here we want to say that C. F. Prange is one of the best sheriffs Neosho county ever had. Mrs. nelen I. Harford, of Oregon, national organizer of the W. C. T. U., has been in town this week talking temperance to our people. Miss Minnie Watt, aged 18, died at the residence of her uncle, J. W. Me Cullough Sunday night.and was buried Monday in Elmwood cemetery. Read the ad of Jas. Trultt & Sons in another column. It will pay any one in need of nursery stock to buy of home dealer?, where you see what you are buying. ' Rev. B. Kelley will preach at Zion Saturday afternoon and -evening and will furnish a supply for Sunday, that being the last quarterly meeting on the Chanute circuit. Seth G. Wells, of Erie, foreman of the Record, was in town Saturday and called. Mr. Wells is one of the active young republicans of Neosho county, and will be the next postmaster at Erie. Notice: There will be a meeting of the Alumni of the Chanute High School at Oriental parlors, 8 p. m., Tuedsday, March 9th. All members are urged to be present. By Order of President. C. C. Boman, one of the leading school teachers of Neosho county, was in town Monday and called. Mr. Bo man has a week's vacation, and will then teach a spring term. Mr. B. says the Times is all right. W. J. Smith, of Shaw, was in Satur day and planked down the collatteral for a year's subscription to the Times and carried away a Farmers' Account Book. Mr. Smith also ordered the Globe-Democrat and Kansas City Star. Newton Smith, one of the substan- clal farmers of Colfax Twp., came In Saturday and gladdened the heart of ye editor with filthy lucre enough to buy a sack of flour, and we now have "wheat bread"three times a day, at our house. Two of the men who robbed Garvin's store were captured near Erie by Sher iff Prange and are now in jail at Erie. About $125 worth of goods was also recovered. When we get the blood hound we will have these sneak thieves hiding out. Speaking of the Fisk Jubilee Sing ers, the Daily Telegraph, Melbourne, Australia, says: "With a full recol lection of the three finest choirs in Europe, Mr. Henry Leslie's late choir; the Dom Choir of Berlin and the Papal at the Slstlne Chapel, we assert, that in matter of absolute accuracy of into nation, and finished graduation of tone, Loudin's Fisk Jubilee Singers mav tnlrp t.Vialp nlnpA VkasMA t.Vipm " OAJUJ k I 1 ' J.UV UJlMU bllMUll For eighty nights in succession they sang in that city to immense audien ces. Hear them March 12th, at opera house. A fellow was arrested here last Sat urday with quite a lot of diamond (?) pins, gold (?) rings, etc., in his posses- sion, but not until he had disposed of some of his stock to several of our cit izens on the strength of giving them a bargain, etc. lie was thought to have been the fellow wanted at Oswe go for a Jewelry robbery, but a .local jeweler examined the goods, pronounc ed them worthless, and he was turned loose and warned to get out of town Some people will learn more by an in vestment of this kind than by whole volumes of reading on the subject, ne was just simply a traveling educator of "suckers." Fredonianerald. One of -the pleasantest social events of the season was the party given at the residence of Jesse Parsons, south of town, last Friday night. The guests were from the younger crowd and all dressed as boys and girls and played little plays and had a good old fashion ed time like we used to have "back in Indiana." Those present were Misses Georgia Bartl, Jessie Wells, Mabel Henry, Ethel Southard, Lizzie Cun ningham, Emma Slack, Maggie Cun ningham, Nettle Dewey, Mayme Lim- bocker, Lottie Liggett, Lou and Alice Parsons, Pearl Hunt and Messrs Roy McCune, Ernest Daniels, Harry Hel ler, Dan Wickard, Carl Roth, Lute Weiser, Dix Stevens, Mike Cunning ham, Harry Wilson, Milo Jones, Edgar Freeman, Walter and Charley Parsons Died: Widow Mary Dutch, at her residence N. W. of Vilas, Feb. 22nd, 1897, aged 69 years 10 months and 12 days. Her madam name was Kohl She was born In Cologne, Prussia, March 31st, 1827, and came to America In 1846, was married In Niles, Michi gan in 1849,and came to Kansas in 1879, Her dear Savior was a comfort through out her great suffering, and gave her a good hope of a better country. She was tenderly cared for by her children as sisted by kind neighbors. Her funeral services were held at Rest M. E, church. She was laid beside her hus band in the cemetery near the church where her body will rest until the resurrection. She leaves six children, two in Montana, and other relatives to mourn her departure. Services con ducted by Rev. Bayless. Mrs. II. P. Farrelly and Miss Birdie Jones went up to Topeka Wednesday, This morning looks like spring. City Council. Monday night was the regular time for the city council to meet, but the roll call at eight o'clock showed only Mayor Biles and Councllmen Balrd, Boschert, McConnell and Coulter pres ent. There being no quorum pres ent, no business was transacted. It Is unfortunate for Chanute that this Is thus. Those present adjourned till next Monday night. v Flax Loan. OUU SOWING FLAX IS NOW HE. FOB DELIVERY, AND WILL BK PUT OUT ON VERT LIBERAL TERMS. We HAVE CnOICESEED, AND INVITE FARMERS TO CALL AND EXAMINE IT AND GET OUR TERMS. OUR STOCK OF GARDEN AND FIELD SEEDS IS QUITE COMPLETE. 2-26tf . . Morey & Winfield. Good Crops. Good crops usually follow a wet win ter, and If this season does not prove an exception to the rule, we ought to have excellent crops this year. Let every man who can, put out some corn, flax, potatoes onions or something. It may not make you rich, but It beats doing nothing all to pieces. It is said the world owes each of cs a living; well lets go to work and take it out of the world's hide. They art. Coming. The original Fisk Jubilee Singers, originated In 1871, sang $150,000 into Fisk University, and then made a six year's tour around the world with un precedent success. They are now re garded equal to the finest choir In Europe, and superior to any concert company in America. At the opera house March 12, 1897. Plat at Rosen thal's, reserved seats 50 cents,, general admission 35 cents. The Encampment. The encampment committee'is hard at work and everything is going along finely. The cast is about made up for the German Volunteer, and on the 18th, 19th and 20th inst. the people of Chanute can witness one of the funni est soldier plays on the road. W. D. Saphar, the originator of the play and the principal character in the same, is a whole show in himself and to assist him will be the best local tal ent in Chanute. Don't forget the dates, March 18th, 19th and 20th. Married. I. D. Boschert and Miss Ella Huey were quietly married Tuesday fore noon at the home of the bride In the Oriental block, Rev.' H. M. Carr of Grace Episcopal officiating Mr. Bos chert is the senior member of the firm of Boschert & Williams, is a member of the city council, and one of the lead ing business men of Chanute. Miss Huey. now Mrs. Boschert is one of Clia- nute's fairest and most accomplished young ladles. Mr. and. Mrs. Boschert left on the noon yaln Tuesday for a short wedding tour. Lenten Season. Last Wednesday was known in the calendar of the church as "Ash Wed nesday," the beginning of the season of Lent. This season extends through forty days, and Is a celebration of the anniversary of the Saviour's fast and temptation in the Wilderness. Its ob servance Is strictly enjoined by the Protestant Episcopal and the Roman catholic churches as a period for ab staining from' social and worldly amusements, and to be devoted to charity and good works. Lent ends with Easter Sunday, the day of the resurection. the Biggest Bargains in these lines yet offered! No. 8 Tin Wash Boilers with galvanized bottoms, 69c. 10 Quart Pails, 13c. No. 8 Tin Tea Kettles with copper bottoms at 25c. 3 Pint Tin Cups for 5c. Granite Iron Wash Basins at 15c. ' Nickle Plated Copper Stew Kettles from 33c to 73c. Chicken Wire Netting, any width, at prices that we alone can make. The best wire stretchers for stretching barb wire, 35c. Nails, 10s and above, 2c per pound. . Well wheels, 28c each. Wooden well buckets, 28c each. . Plow Double Trees, Single Trees, Trace Chains, Hames, Collars, Team Lines, Collar Pads and Halters all at those fyiet Ppies! Don't fall to read all the advertise ments In the Times. Chanute's mer chants want your trade and will save you money if you patronize them. Flax Seed To Loan. This will be a good year to sow flax. For choice seed and - best terms call and see me. 4-18 S. A. Wickard. Don't fall to go to the opera house tonight and hear the Nebraska Wes leyan Male Quartette, under the aus pices of the ladles of the Presbyterian church. Usher l5ros., the marble men can and will sell you monuments cheaper than any traveling agent, and you can see the work at their shop. No guess work about it. 3-5 tf. C. S. Reed, of Fredonia, one of the brightest young attorneys In Southern Kansas, has concluded to move to San dusky, Ohio, to practice his profession. lie will return in May and finish up his matters in the district court at that time. For Sale or Trade. I have a first class farm of 200 acres well improved and well watered, one- half mile north of Rest, Kansas. Will trade for stock or Chanute town prop erty. Rest Kansas. 3-12. W. H Riley. C. C. Shoemaker of Freeport, 111. has an ad In this issue. Mr. S. has as fine chickens as any firm in the coun try. Read his ad in another column. I have an excellent small farm for reent. Call at my blacksmith shop. 3-15 tf. Alex. Baird. Mrs. Chas Walker is in St. Louis learning the new style in millinery. She will be found at the Boston store during the spring and summer. Don't rail tr sue mo before securing your flax seed to sow and get our terms. I will sell Or loan flax for less price and better terms than ever be fore given. 4-16 s. A. wickard. H. A. Richardson who has been one of the clerks In the hardware depart ment or the Mammoth Racket for a few months, removed Tuesday with his family to Savonbuig where Mr. R. will engage in the hotel business. The people of Savonburg will find Mr. and Mrs-Richardson excellent citizens. Artichokes for sale: Inquire of C. O. Nelson, Neosho Valley, or call on Fyffe & Colaw. Chanute Kansas. 3-19, '97. 'The Nebraska Wesleyan Male We have Something new in Quartette have fine voices. They Tinware & Hardware! which are pleasing to those who buy, for we Underbuy and Undersell for Spot Cash. The Mammoth Racket Chanute, Kansas, H. L. FREEMAN, Proprietor. the Burglary. Some time between three and four o'clock Monday morning the store of C. P. Garvin & Co. was broken into and robbed of clothing and other stuff to the amount of $200 or $300. Blood hounds were sent for and put on the trail, but there had been so much mis cellaneous tracking around that the dogs failed to locate the perpetrators. What we need is a first-class blood hound right here in Chanute, and when a robbery occurs, get the dog on .the trail. Corn, wheat, harness, chickens, clothing, and in fact almost anything that is loose is being taken with impunity. Let's make a great effort to get some of these fellows. Oil News. A. H. T. A. All ex-members and others interest ed in the urbanization of an Anti- Ilorse Thief Association are requested to meet at Tleas Hurt s o!!I.i in tlio Orienial blick, Tuesday night, the lah inst., as preliminary arran tu.nts for organizing a sulwirdcr t Chanute will be made at that time. If you are Interested in the prevention of crime and the prosecution of law breaker?, don't fail to he on hand. J. II. Fertlg, who formerly directed the Forest Oil company's operations here, is In Calcutta this week, as we learned by friends here who had a let ter from him just before leaving Paris a couple of weeks ago. The Standard OH company has fields in India and Mr. I ertig will probably he In Slam for several months. Neodesha Der rick. W. J. Young, of Pittsburg, Pa., Vice President of the Forest Oil Com pany, and O, A. Evans, Manager of the Kansas Division, for the same company, were in Humboldt Tuesday, To a meeting of our citizens Mr, Young announced the conditions un der which his company would furnish natural gas to our people. In effect this is the proposition of his company: A local company to be formed which is to pipe the town, make the connec tions from the mains and put pines in to the houses of those' taking gas; the home company take charge of the en tire business in the city. The Forest Oil company is to furnish gas to the mains In the city, and will agree to furnish an adequate supply of natural g.is to be uscd as fuel for the homes of our citizens, for manufacturing and lighting purposes. The latter corn- piny to have GO per ccut of the receipts. Humboldt Union. For fresli bulk garden seeds go to K C. Cash Store. 3-5 tf. harmonize beautifully and are well worthy of large audiences." Chaplain McCabe. I will trade a good mowing machine or buggy for good young work horse For particulars call at my home one mile west of town. J. M. Cooper. 3-5 In most towns the size of Chanute, candidates for city offices are anoun- clng. Progress, Early Kansas, Older, Gregg and Nemaha Raspberry plants for sale at prices to suit the times. Humboldt Kansas. 3-26. J. A. Heath. The open meeting of the Belles Lettres Reading Club met with Mrs George Brown Saturday night. The program was an interesting one. Re freshments were served. Wanted, Fat Heifers Will pay 3c per lb. W. Guinane, Chanute. 3-5 T. II. Ashford has removed with his family from St. Paul to Chanute and occupies the house In the Second ward recently vacated by A. Tully. Mr. and Mrs. Ashford are excellent people and made no mistake when they conclud ed to locate in Chanute. For Sale or Trade. I have a house and lot in Thayer which I desire to sell or trade for live stock or Chanute real estate. Call on, or address me at Chanute, Kansas. 2-26 tf. J. W. Dougherty, Queensware! line. See our window for a very handsome dinner set. celved a choice lot of Jonathan and Winesap ! J ust re- Try our shredded wheat biscuits. MOOUNE BROS. Chanute, Kansas, February 26, 1897. POULTRY I will pay you the follow ing prices for poultry: Chickens, - - 4c Hens, - - 4jc Ducks, ... 6c Geese, ... - 5c Turkeys, hens, - 7c " young toms, 6c " old toms, - 6c John F. Barkley. I have purchased the Mitchell Restaurant and lunch room and will con tinue the business at the 1 old stand. I respectful- gross iy solicit a share of your patronage. Jas. McKeever. XKKaOC We are too busy opening up new goods to write an ad this week. Look for our ad next week. O. P. GARVIN & CO. XKKK0KXKX00 J. L. LYEN, Cashier.. S. . STURD37ANT, P.ihit. The Qan of (Jomrnepee, (iXCORPOBATEn) (Jhanute, Kansas. A general banking business transacted. Always con servatively managed. We solicit your patronage, promising the best of care for your interests, Every favor consistent with good hanking ex tended to patrons.