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VOL. XXV, No. 25. i. J CORRESPONDENCE. News From the Seats o Neosho and Wilson Counties. Items from Other Points of Int erest Tributary to Chanute. Tntwdav March 0. 1897. F. S. WJ1 son loft Friday for Junction City where he shipped his stock of clothin and will onen ur a store. F. S. has been at the head of the firm of Wilson Bros, for thenast year and a half, and has won may warm friends. J. L. Dennison was looking after business In Chanute today. Attorney C. A. Cox of Chanute, was transacts business in the city Fri' day. Judge Stllwell returned Saturday from Yates Centre where he has been holding court. C. A. ITarcock and family returned Friday from Joplin, where they have been visiting relatives. Geo. O. Boone of Topeka, was look ing after the business interests of the capital of that city, Thursday. Mrs. Bird Wheat of St. I'aul, was called to this city Friday owing to the serious illness of her., father Capt'n Berry. W. F. Henderson returned Friday from Fort Scott, where he has been servinsr as a crand juror in the U. S, court. Eric Melecn, section foreman on the Santa Fe, will leave the first ;of next month for Sweden, to visit friends and relatives. Ira Garvin, who has been working in the capacity of station agent at Asylum Kansas, for the "Katy" for the past six months,is home on a visit Mrs. C. E. Ilarbaugh and Miss Sue Allen returned Friday from their ex tended trip to San Antonia and Gal veston Texas and many points in Mex ico, where they were in company with the Editorial Association. Philo Garvin of the Regulator Clo thing Co.. of Chanute was in the city Thursday as complaining witness in the preliminary hearing of the state vs. Davis and Daniels, the two colored men who burglarized his store a few lights previous. The Literati Society of the High School gave their usual monthly enter tainment at the the school building last Friday evening and was by no means a failure. A few appropriate talks were made by County Superin tendent Miss Frazier, Judge Denious and others. Frank II. Greene, Will Ilardman, Jack Loncor and Bert Priest, who started to Arkansas on Monday of last week, succeeded ending their way as far as Columbus Saturday, after an all weeks' travel. At this rate it will take them only twenty days' to reach their destination. MARRIAGE LICENSE. Jolyi Allstot, Shaw 57, Saar Browning " 55. S. G. Hudson, Erie 25, Ada Piatt " 21. Claude A. Gibson, Urbana 22, Christiana Meldrum " 23. I William Eeinhart, Chanute 27, Bertha Burghart " 25. NEW CASES. Maggie Peterson vs. August Peter son. Action brought by plaintiff for a divorce, on the grounds of non-support and intoxication. Plaintiff claims that time and again the defendant would get drunk and bring drunken men home with him, and that she would have to cook for them and clean ud after them. Defeneant has not filed answer. Luciu9 M. Bedell vs. Lewis Fanatia and Fannie Fanatia. action for fore closure. Consideration $924.24. R. Haines Passmorevs" Jerome Dan iels, Mary Daniels and Neosho Valley Investment Company. Action for fore closure. Consideration 1250. REAL ESTATE TBANFSEBS. New England Loan & Trust Co., to G. W. Sadler, wd, nej 28 27 20 $4000. Gust Joseph to F. C. Joseph, wd, nl nci 14 30 17 11500. Richard Palkwood and wife to John J. Ewing, wd, wl sei 23 30 19 $1550. Jap. A. Lowe and wife to Sarah E. Cravins, wd, riwi 25 27 20 $2000. Harry n. Tolk and wife to Chas. M. Phillips, wd, lots 1, 18, 19 and 20, blk 5 New Chicago $400. Shaw Town Co. to S. S. Flournay, wd, lots 16, 17 and 18, blk 8, Shaw $o0. S. S. Flournay and wife to John llar verland, wd, lots 16, 17 and 18, blk 8, Shaw $200. Chas. W. Bennett to Sarah J. P.cn nett, wd, lot 3, section 7 Towi.sliip 30 Range 21, and part of lots 9 and 10,and all of 11 in section 18 30 21, and 3 acres in nwl 11 30 21 $2000. Wm. Bushy .assignee to J. S. Shaw, Assign Deed, lots 27 and 28, blk 20; Galesburg $100. John D. Merritt and wife to J. N. Shaw, wd, sel 31 29 19 $1800. Thos. F. Jones and wife to Jno. W. MacLean, qcd, 150 acres in sei 8 28 21 $1. : Thos II. Lamborn and wife to John Docker', wd, si nel 9 29 18 $1500. J. C. rieminger and wife to G. D. Hcilmen, wd,lots9 and 10, blk 19, Eden Park $500, J. A. Wells and wife to Jas. M. Ham ilton, wd, ei nel 18 28 20 $1100. Fredonia. Wednesday March 10,1897. The dry. goods store of Young & Co. moved Monday from this place to Marlon, Kansas, and wc understand tnat Miss Nettie Chase who has been proprle tress of the same will continue in that position. There are as yet no rumors concern Ing the coming city election. Un usually quiet. W. H. Bray had a narrow escape from a runaway team Monday, resulting in a sprained ankle The public school closed at Coyville last week and will close this week at Altoona and New Albany. W. T. McMackin of Tleasant Valley Twp. tiled his suit this week for a di vorce from Jane McMackin. C. S. Reed and family are preparing to move.this week to Sandusky, Ohio, where Mr. Reed has formed a law partnership. The breeders of poland china hogs have formed a county association with II. E.Bachelder as president and E. E. Wait secretary. Harry Richardson, aged 15, son of F. E. Richardson was adjudged insane last week and was this week taken to the asylum at Ossawatomie. T. J. Hudson is spending most of his time at Lawrence. He expects soon to return and occupy the law office for merly occupied by C. S. Reed. The local talent play triven last Thursday and Saturday nights at Hill opera house" was well rendered and was given to a crowded house both even ings. E C. Tliorne has purchased the Whitebeck residence in the east part of town and will shortly occupy the same as a home. Mr. Thorne is to be congratulated on securing this com modious dwelling. MAliniAOE LICENSK, Geo. II. Flaherty, aged 31, Clara B. Potter, " 20. Chas. Hunter, aged 22, Millie Bauman, " 19. Chas. E. Cowdery, aired 28, Elizabeth Longwell, " 22. Harvey Sliarl, aged 31, Lilly Read, " 22. rank Milligan, aged 24, EttaKnoles, . " 19. Chas. J. Coleman, aged 24, Annie Leeper, " 25. , NEW CASES. The following cases have recently been filed in the District Court: Flora Kepley, vs. Charley Kepley Action for divorce and alimony, with C. A. Cox of Chanute attorney for plaintiff. W. T. McMackJn vs. Jane McMackin Action for divorce and settlement of property rights, with T. J. Hudson attorney for plaintiff. in Marriage Licences issued February. During the month of February,1887, marriage licenses were issued out of the Probate Court of Wilson county to the following couples, the figures rep resenting the person's age: OskerDrow, Neodeaha 20) Emma Oarber, " 20) Nathan E. Pickup, Altoona 23 ) Stuie B. BeU, Ward lgf C. C. Auldridjre, Benedict 35 I Mrs. Ida Harrei, " 2tff W. H. Leetwr. Benedict 22 ) Gertrude bpngg, Fredonia i 19 Benjamin B. Bryant, Busby 22 ) Pheba Wheeler, Busby 20) Chas. K. Eklund, Vila 25 Amanda T. Peterson, Ridse.... 18 J Chat. K. Murphy, Oak Valley 2 ) Florence uarrey, t-ut uity li ) C. J. Blass, Fredonia 25 Laura M. Mellen, Fredonia It J Harm N. Offenbacker. Best 2f Ora K. Cusey, Best 26 f H. H. Blood, Benedict 82 Mary Brans, " 22 Walter Koch, Fredonia 30 Maud Carlisle, Geo. A.Chawshaw, Fredonia 22 Ida E. Nee, Buxton 20 Ner Powell, Altoona 20 Sateria L. Smith, Fredonia 30 I 18 f ReRlans Q. Brown. Altoona 30 ) Charlotte E. Smith, Altoona 23 ) Josse W. Coats, Fall River 24 Jessie M. Slaton, Fall River 17 ) Ernest D. Potter. Mndford.Okla 25 I Estpr S. Smith, r rodonia Zi ) Chas. A. B field, Cosfe-llo 28 f Delia Vinson, La r on tame j Fredonia Citizen. bly not us great as the flood of olllce seekers in .Washington since that time. . u Al Shepard is sick again. Mr. Gill Is running a poultry wagon James Neeley was home on a visit Sunday. Dr. Neeley went to Tarsons yester day on business. Harrison Williams is shipping a car of hay this week. .Sam Winfiela and C. A. Cox were here on business last week. Ed Houston.of Sliaw.passed through here today on his way to, Oklahoma. Will Milkin, an old resident of thi place, is here visitintr friends and ret atlves. Comrade S. E. Noble who has been on the sick list for some time, is able to be out again. Mrs. Sweeney, who was paralysed last week, is still in a critical condi tion with little or no improvement. Claude Gibson and Miss Christine Meldrum were married last Sunday May happiness and longlivesbe theirs, Comrade Lawson Williams was in town yesterday. . Mr. Williams is a veteran of two wars, having served in the Mexioan war and in the late war, He is a native of Kentucky. As an evidence of better times, there was quite a large crowd at Tom Mor rison's sale last Saturday,and property sold for good prices. Tom has traded for a stock of goods ?n Missouri and has left us for good. Died, On March, 4, 1897, John P, Lyons, cause of death unknown Death occured sometime between four and eight o'clock a. m. He had called his son to get up and make fire; that he was suffering pain. But before the young man could get ready! he told him that he felt better, and soon afterwards went to sleep. As they could hear him snore occasionally, they supposed he was sleeping.and did not disturb him. About 8 o'clock they found that he was dead had passed away without a struggle. Mr.-Lyons was born in Kentucky about 08 years ago,moved from there to Illinois when a young man. In 1878, he moved to Iowa, and from there he moved to this county in 1883, where he has since re sided on his farm. Besides leaving a widow, Mr. Lyons has four sons and one daughter living in the neighbor nooa, wno with many friends, mourn his loss. The deceased has a brother living in M issouri'Who was visitinghim when he died. We tender our condol ence to the bereaved relations. On March 5, the remains were laid to rest In the Galesburg cemetery with im pressive ceremonies. Peace to his ashes. Eest. Wednesday March 10, 1897. Spring has come at last. Farmers fixing fen ces and getting ready for farm work. Muddy roads at this writing. John Tharp IsmovingonMr. Perry's farm. hogs with Urbana. Tuesday, March 9. We had quite a flood here on the 4th of March; proba- Geo. Denny Is losing his cholera. Jack Warren is cutting hedge for his father. We hear that S. G. Mofflt has plan ted potatoes. The side track question Is aboard, but no sidetrack. Guy Riley sold some cattle to Geo, McFadden last week. John Campbell is getting well from an attack of Pneumonia, Rev. Wallace Is going to break some prairie for Mrs. Kirk thlt week. Tom Green is working for Mr. Roney after all his trouble to get a job. Will Powell ha3 gone to Warrens berg, Mo., his mother being sick. Geo. Tern pieman sold all of his cattle to Ed Colaw some time ago. Archie Parker has a new buggy, Watch out girls, he will be around. Does the city mayor allow the chickens to run at large in main street? Will Stevens has moved on his farm worthwest of Rest, and is fixing up in general. Homer Maxwell is going to farm next season; he gets tired clerking all the time. Sam Givens is expected home Sun day from Topeka, where he served as sergant-at-arms. There was a trial at Mr. Stevens' J. of P. office last Tuesday. We didn't hear particulars.. The hardware merchants of Rest have on some implements now. Come to Rest before buying. The school at Mound Springs is out Thursday, L. L. Hcighes being teach er. G We hear that he had very good success." C. M.- Carpenter has moved to Leanna, where lie is biacksmithing He gave excellent satisfaction in Rest. Wish we could have kept him longer. D. E. IlcClelland, . Real Estate, Loan -AMnsurance Agent. Notary Public. Insurance written at lowest rates, collections made nnd se cured. Your patronage solic ited. Oillce in Kramer block. My Winter JWILLINERY must be sold during the next - 4 Week & 4 to make room for my 5PfIDG GOOD5. Mrs. J. W. Lowey. Go to J. Hudkins FOR A First class Shave or Hair Cut. Ladies hair dressing a specialty.. Raz ors honed and sharpened. First door west of Times office, Chanute, Kansas, Aipericai) S tea 171 Lalii)dri)i - 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. SMITH i SONS, Props, W. H. PURDY has opened up a SHOE SHOP on Eust 4th St., Opp. City Laundry. He desires a share your patronage. of W. Henry c Co. Real Estate, Loan and Insurance Agents. WUl loan money on long or short time. Money paid when papers are executed. First door west of First National Bank, Chanute, Kansas. HE w GOODS for Early Spring Uses. 0-0000000000-0 Carpet Department. 2,000 yards of Straw Mattings at 12Lc to 60c per yard. Choice new colorings and strictly fresh made. This is a good bargain come and see us. 000000000000 Seven different makes of Standard Prints. 1,000 yards of dark percales, louisianes, woolenettes, eastlake cheviots, etc., etc. in great variety. L. B. KEIFER. Gold Dust, Buffet and Little Jewel MANUFACTURED ONLY BY I v The largest and best hand made five cent cigar on the market. For Salo at all Cigar Stands, he B oston tore is snowing tne most complete line of Spring Dress Goods in the city. Also the most complete line of Laces and Embroideries, Lace Curtains,Window shades, Notions of all kinds and Kid Gloves in all the leading shades. We are the acknowledged Roomer's Meat Market. THE OLD RELIABLE. Nice clean shop all kinds of fresh and salt meats always on hand. 27". 3EI.oe3a3.ex. H.E.Conlelin, JpwpIph nnrl y yuuiiuiiu unu A mi diiiferwarei Repairing a Specialty! When in need of anything in my line call and see me. , 1st door east of Postofflce. Cih) 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 shon order work. Give us a call. 000000000000 STEWART 1 CARROLL,' Proprietors. Leaders ii) rflLLftfERY. We are offering full standard prints at 4c per yd. Outing Flannel 6c per yd. 36 inch new style Dress Goods in all the shades at 91g per yard. Our Shirt Waists at 48c are a great Bargain and well worth $1.25. Cash Talk 5 and we save you at least 25 per cent on every thing you buy. Respectfully, N. Dannef er. For lDvisa,lx2.s GO tO KOCH BROS; West 4th street,