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THE- QUITO TIMES.
$I.OO PER YEAR. FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1897. Local News. Jubilee Singers tonight. J. N. Taylor was in town Sunday. Get the water out of your cellars. S. C. Brown is at Topeka on business. S. Z. Roth is at Neodesha on busi ness. - Sheriff Prange was up from Erie yes terday. John McCowan was a pleasant caller Tuesday. J. 1 Shinn is at Topeka on busine this week. Eev. J. AV. Dougherty went to Erie yesterday. Rev. M. N. Piamsburg left forTitts burg Tuesday. Mrs. Lyen has returned from her California trip. 1). V. UJrcn backer of lSencdict was In town Monday. C. A. Cox and J. P.. Lynch left for Topeka Monday. Mrs. M. N. AVells returned f rom Kan sas City Tuesday. Miss Cora Barber went clown to Erie Tuesday morning. Mrs. A. L. Taylor visited relatives In town this week. Our wholesale grocery will soon lie ready for business. George Denney of Rest was in town Saturday shopping. W. A. Coulter has been on the sick list for several days. Miss Godden is in town, looking af ter her drawing class. J. (... Merritt went uptoKanstsCity " on business yesterday. D. E. McClelland 6pent Monday in in Parsons on business. Ptev. Bernard Kelly preached at the M. E. Church Sundny. Per fresh bulk garden seeds go to K. C. Cash Store. 3-5 tf. Will Baughman is building a dwell ing in the Second ward. Mr9. Keifer's house on west Second Btreet, is under headway. It. M. Case, of Fredonia. was In town between trains Wednesday, Capt. Apt visited relatives at Gales burg and Thayer last week. Mrs. M. Bailey returned Saturday from a visit to Kansas City. Mrs.Ed Portsmoutlivisitedjelations at Greeley, Kansas last week. C. J. Colyar, the alleged checker player, dropped in Wednesday. Eob Barkley,our genial produce deal er, is the busiest man in town. J. A. ITutchings, of St. Paul, was in town Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Boschert are at home after a short wedding tour. Miss Lora France of Humboldt Sun dayed with relatives in this city. Dont fail to see the German Volun teer at the opera house next week. G. P. AVilder was visiting old friends at Lawrence the first of the week. A. II. Turner and L. II. Johnson made a flying trip to Erie yesterday. Miss Georgia Kirk is visiting rela tives in the vicinity of Rest this week. Mrs. A. R. McLanc. of Cherrvvale. iW.isiting relatives in town at present. Mrs. S. S. Warner, of St. Paul, is in town, the guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. A, Cox. County Attorney Cline was in town yesterday looking after the Pullum case. German Volunteer at the opera house next Thursday, Friday and Sat urday. Jas. Mundell dropped in Wednesday and took a shot at the "reform" legis lature. Mr. and Mrs. Gardner,of Humboldt, visited relations in town the first of the week. Mr. Harris, manager of the lola Farmers' Friend, made us a pleasant call Monday. C. M. McGowan and G.n. Lowrance of Thayer, were in town between trains Monday. Mrs. Susan Mosle'y went down to Er ie Monday to visit awhile with C. F, Prange and family. Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Perkins left for California Sunday in hopes of benefit ing Mr. P's. health. C. W. Bennett, formerly sheriff of this county, is reported to be very sick at his home in Parsons. Lou Brickler, one of the substantial farmers of Colfax township, was a pleasant caller Saturday. Miss Lulu Orr who has been in Cha nute for some time, returned to her home near Rest Monday. Mrs. J. J. McCowan who lives south west of town was in town Tuesday and called at the Times office. Mrs. Jessie Patterson and h-r sister, Miss Minnie Dickinson, are buildinga house in the Second ward. Carpenters are at work putting an iron clad building on Mrs. Dunham's lot opposite Sewell's Drug Store. The L. A. S. of this city now has forty-one members, and is one of healthiest, organizations In town. Mrs. M. T, Jones and daughter, Birdie, and Mrs. II. P. Farrelly, re turned from Topeka Sunday. S. A. Wickard has so far recovered from his recent sickness as to be able to be down town a part of the time, Mrs. Helen Dickinson Harford has been doing W. C. T. U. work in town and vicinity for the past week or two Rev. G. W. Stafford attended the South Kansas M. E. conference at Pittsburg Tuesday and Wednesday. Artichokes for'sale: Inquire of C. O. Nelson, Neosho Valley, or call on Fyffe & Colaw, Chanute Kansas. 3-19, '97. f. IT. Ash ford returned Saturday from a week's stay in Ft. Scott, where 1 1 o had been serving on the U S. Grand Jury. The Alumni Association met at the Oriental Parlors Tuesday night to make arrangements for their annual banquet. Frank Cor roll and wife have quit house keeping and are boarding with Mr. and Mrs. rJ II. Ashford in the Third ward. The cn.it for the "German Volun teer" is now complete, and is a dandy. Don't miss the play at opera house, 18, 19. and 20th. . Jir. ann Mrs. J. w. kowey went up to lola Sunday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Reimert, who died at that place Saturday. S. M. Smith, of Fredonia, was in town over Sunday, the guest of J. L Orr. Mr. Smith served in a Tennessee regiment during the late war. The fiends - who robbed Mrs. Green street have not yet been apprehended It is too bad that such crimes can be committed and the perpetrators es cape. E. J. Valentine, of the Santa Fe depot, will move his family to Waverly Kau., in a few days, having accepted the position of station agent at that point. Prof. U. G. Robinson gave a very fine entertainment at :he Baptist church several nights the first of the week He used stercopticon views to illus trate his lectures. ' We learn through the Neodesha Derrick that there will be an editorial excursion to Neodesha on the seventh of April. All right Brother Akin, we will be on hand. usner isros., me maroie 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. A meeting was held at P. Hurt's of fice Tuesday night, at which a com mittee of three was appointed to ar range for the organization of an A. II T. A. at this place in the near future Chas. E. the three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Bardwell of Long ton, died at that place Wednesday forenoon, and was brought to Erie and interred in the Erie cemetery yes terday. r Don't fail to see me before securing your flax seed to sow anq get our terms. I will sell or loan llax for less price and better terms than ever be fore given, 4-16 . A. Wickard. Next Tuesday eve, the 16th, will be the regular meeting of the Neosho Valley Fruit Growers' Association. Business of importance will come up All those interested in fruit growing should be present. D. R. Chappel, Corresponding Secretary. The produce and poultry business of Jno. F. Barkley has grown to such mammoth proportions as to compel him to enlarge his quarters; he has therefore rented of Jones Bros, the building on Fourth Street occupied by the Bryan silver club last fall. S. P. Pullum was arrested Wednes day night, charged with burglarizing the house of Mrs. Greenstreet on the night of March 3rd. His trial came on before Squire Buchanan yesterday, and he was bound over to district court, and his bond fixed at $700. w. A. drowning inrorms us that he has tried the hog chol era remedy published in the Times a couple of weeks ago and that it is O. K. A number of others have told us the same thing. If you failed to save the paper containing the rem edy you can get a copy at this office Farmers wanting flax seed can call on my agents as follows: C. P. Swank; Vilas, Kan.; R. V. Myers, Earlton, Kan.; Will Flinn, Urbana, Kan.;C. R Fanatia, Shaw, Kan., for terms and prices and see sample of flax, as we have the choicest seed that can be had in any market. 4-16 S. A. Wickard. Mrs. Joe Sewell wa9 the hostess at a very enjoyable meeting of the Belles Lettre3 Reading Club Wednesday af ternoon. An interesting program on Grecian history was listened to with great interest. Luncheon was served at the close of the meeting. All mem bers of the club were in attendance. The Nebraska Wesley n University Quartette gave one of the finest enter tainments at the opera house last Fri day night it has been our lot to attend for some time. The music was excell ent, and of an elevatingcharacter,and the readings splendid. They were greeted by a good house and the order was all that could have been desird Should these people come to our town again, the opera house would ba crowded. Owing to India's famine, and the Argentine Republic's failure, there will not be one-fourth of a crop of flax seed raised. The northwestern states, the Dakctas.Minneasota and Iowa -will not seed one-half their usual acreage on account of the price of wheat being higher than that of flax. America will not have to exceed one-half a crop and there, will be but a small surplus. The price of. oil is advancing, so flax seed will be much higher than last sea sou. call early ana leave your order for choice, clean seed on better terms than you ever had before. For sale or loan at the old reliable office, Bacon Block. S. A. Wickard. 4-2 Chanute citizens are figuring with ;e Forest Oil Co. in regard to the furnishing of gas to that city for fuel and lighting purposes. It is said the gas will be piped from the Guillford field. All the towns in the gas field will soon have cheap fuel and lights. Humboldt Union. The ; ;;uve is true as far-as the figuring is concerned, but from present indications, we must be content with figuring while other towns get the gas. The thing for Clia nute's tax payers to do is to figure on a city council that will meet and tran sact business and possibly we will be able to do something besides figure. If some corporation would spend $20,000 putting In gas our working men would have work to do, and our citizens be enabled to have cheaper fuel. It is not 'figuring" we need, but a city council that will meet and do business. For Sale or Trade. I have a first class fanm 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. II Riley. Gales Durg. Wednesday, March 10. Chas. Mortz and Lew Thompson have leased the Rosa farm for a term of five years and began keeping batch last Mon day. We surmise one year will end the batching. Ora Boje was at-Parsons last 'Wed nesday. Mrs? .1. C. Hell and daughters Ruth and Lucile are Visiting relatives and friends in Erie and other points this week. Mrs. Fannie Thompson, of Parsons came in Sunday to visit for a short time. D. E. McClelland of Channte, was with us again Monday. Ed has some paying deals down, sure. W. N. Rodman shipped another, car of hogs to Kansas City Monday "night. Billy is one of our rustlers and always pays the best prices. Miss Edna Sailors closed a six months' term of school at Maple Park last Friday. Rev. J. R. McNabb started to con ference yesterday. O. Denious came in yesterday on business. IToze.ldell Dist is furnishinir the sen sation in the Justice of the Peace's court at Thayer today. Mrs. Josie Schoonover is in Titts- burg this week visiting her sister and attending the M. E. conference. Mont.B.Fairfield was in town today Leanna. Wednesday, March 11. The Grady school closed Friday last, and the ev ent vwas celebrated Saturday night with an exhibition. Dr. Courtney is a4) last on the road to recovery. A. D. Reed was in Chanute las Monday on business. Tom Scantlin has rented a farm near the Garfield school hpuse. The Scotland school and the school at Odense close this Friday. There was a masquerade dance at Will Baer's last Tuesday nitrht. The singing class meets Monday and Wednesday evening of each week at the church. Mr. Osborne and family have moved in with Davy Campbell; they will farm jointly this summer. A Mr. Finley, a school teacher of Goodland, Sherman county, Kans., is visiting the family 6f Mr. Mills. nenry Richardson has rented his farm to Grant Henry. Will Holsten is occupying the houue vacated by Mr. Henry, and Mr. Carpenter, the black smith has moved into the house va cate! by Mr. Holston. So the world moves. Married. 1 At the residence of the bride's moth er, Mrs. M, L. Longwill, 1)08 Indiana street, on Sunday, March 7. 1897, at o'clock p. m., Mr. Chas. E. Cowdery and Miss Elizabeth Longwill, Rev. W. E. Tanner, of the Baptist church offi ciating. Only a few immediate rela tives witnessed the brief simple cere mony. The bride is one of Neodcsha's fair est young women, was educated in the city schools, and has, since early child hood, been identified .with the Baptist churth, Sunday school, and young peo ples societies. Being endowed with a cheerful disposition, and the graces and charms of youni' but mature wo- mandood, she is in every way qualified to make life and home happy for the fortunate young man of her choice. The bridegroom Is one of the editors and proprietors of the Wilson County Sun and Buffalo Advocate, a young man of talent and energy, a business man . and journalist of ability and In tegrity, and in every respect worthy of the winsome bride. Here's congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Cowdery,' the latest firm in social circles and who today look up their abode in their future home at Buffalo Neodesha Derrick. Flax-Loan. OUR SOWING FLAX IS NOW READY FOR DELIVERY, AND WILL HE PVT OUT OX VERY LIHEKAL TERMS. WE HAVE CHOICE SEED, AND INVITE FARMERS TO CALL AND EXAMINE IT AND GET OCR TERMS. OUK STOCK OF GARDEN AND FIELD SEEDS IS QUITE COMPLETE. 2-2itf MOREY & WlNFIELD. The Encampment. Preparations for the coming G.A.R. encampment continue. Everything points to the biggest meeting in the history of the order. Chanute whl give the u. A. K. and .kinarta organization a hearty welcome. Am ple preparations are being made to comfortably entertain all who come. Neosho Valley. Wednesday March 10, 1897. Farm ers are getting anxious for good weath er, as oat sowing time is now here. J. F. Brinnegar has moved to the Swanson farm. Alfred Lawson having moved from the same to Allen county. A. F. Blackburn returned Saturday from Ft. Scott, whither he had gone to serve as a membe of the U. S. Grand Jury. Mr. Ranbcrg, a former resident of the Valley.but for four years past, far ming near Savonsberg, bats moved to the Stone farm on the river. Tom Ellis, one of the Neosho Valley boys of years past, who has farmed northeast of Humboldt for several ears, has rented the Dearborn farm and moved to the same. Wonder if our citv treasurer is go ing to make a report? if we are cor rectly iufcrnn-d, the statutes proviso for a printed report so that we may know where the money comes from, and how it is expended. Wanted. Wanted: One thousand bushels of cane seed in ten days. Bring seed or sample. Highest market prices paid. I have millet seed, timoty, clover,blue grass, Johnson grass seed, flax seed and castor bean seed. Call and see my seed and get prices before buying. 4-2 Office, Bacon Block, S. A. Wickard. On account of having to clear the ground, parties wanting four or five hundred apple trecsthree or four years old, can get them at the Neosho Nur series, one and one-half miles west of Chanute at $4 per hundred, and res ponsible parties can have all the time they want. Any quality at five cents each. All kinds of slock for sale.don' wait too late come in March. 3-26. Henry Clatfelter's sale will be on Tuesday, March 10th, next, and with his consent, other parties will also sell at the same time and upon the same terms, a full line of farm implements. stock, and other articles too numerous to mention. D. R. Chappcll, Auct ioneer. The Farmers' Account Books are going like hot cakes. Any one who has paid $1 on subscription this year is entitled to one. Don't wait till they are all gone and then kick yourself for having put it off too late. The JSeodeslia oil refinery is in course of construction and Neodesha- ites are just proud of their good for tune. I have an excellent small farm for reent. Call at my blacksmith shop. 3-15 tf. Alex, Baird. Progress, Early Kansas, Older, Gregg and Nemaha Raspberry plants for sale at prices to suit the times. Humboldt Kansas. 3-26. J. A. Heath. Don't fail to hear the Flsk Jubilee Singers at the opera house tonight. POULTRY I will pay you the follow ing prices for poultry: Chickens, Hens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, hens, " young toms, . " old toms, John F. Barkley. 4ic 41c 6c 5c 7c STriinks, Valises, Telescopes and Grips If you want any of the above goods, you will save money by investigat ing our goods and prices. We sell you an iron bottom,iron bound trunk, with tray and hat box, for $1.50. An ox-blood grip of good size for 90 cents. A convenient sized telescope for 38 cents. ... Clothing Our men's and boys' suits have arrived, and you must see them to realize the great bargains now within your reach. Men's suits, icoat, pants and vest, $1.98. Boys' two-piece suit, 63 cents. Better goods at equally low prices, because we ! Underbuy and Undcrsc FOR SPOT CASH. The Mammoth Racket Chanute, Kansas, H. L. FREEMAN, Proprietor. We have something new in the Queensware! I have purchased the Mitchell Restaurant and lunchroom and will con tinue the business'at the old stand. I respectful ly solicit a share of your patronage. Jas. McKeever. line. See our window for a very handsome dinner set. ceived a choice lot of Jonathan and Winesap Just re- Try our shredded wheat biscuits. MCCU3NTB BROS, Chanute, Kansas, February 26, 1897. 'ulator gu SHOE & CLOTHING HOUSE are now receiving their new spring goods and are offering the best line of suits, both in black and mixtures, for less money than they were ever bought for before. A number one black suit for $8. All wool guaranteed. Anew spring style plad suit for $8. Latest out colors guaranteed. Give us a friendly call and look us over. O. 3P- Grarvin c&? Oo- 0000000000000K0 S. W. STURDEVANT, President. J. h. LYEN, Cashier. The Qan of (Jomrriepee, (incorporated) (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 banking ex tended to patrons.