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THE CIIANUTE TIMES.
$1.00 PER YEAR. FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1897. Local News. City election Tuesday. All tlio painters are busy. J. B. Lynch Is In Topeka. To the W. C. T. U.:votc as you shoot. Mrs. C. E. Benedict is visiting in To peka. Di. E. li. Tark went to Walnut Monday. Alt Gibson of Urbana was in town Monday. E. E. Thomas Is at home from Kan sas City. E. Franks of Indiana is visiting Mr. Griffin. All the available rigs in town were out Sunday. J. AY. Forest of Thayer called Wednesday. S. A. Wlckard is treating himself to cyclone cellar. Dr. W. II. Barnheart. of Eric, was in town Saturday. Get ready for the Encampment the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Lou Brichler of Vilas was shopping in Chanute Tuesday. W. B. Shirley of Buffalo was in town Wednesday and called. N. W. Henry left Tuesday for a trip through the Sunny South. Mrs. J.W. Pratt returned from her Indiana visit Wednesday. W. II. Wilson, of Earlton, was in town Saturday and called. C. W. Griffin of Griffin, Kansas, was in town Monday and called. Uncle DiWine is still getting better i tn 1 - - 1 .T . . . . ana win nn out in a lew uajs. Miss Anna Prange, of Erie, was vis iting relatives in town Sunday. Frank Barchvell and wife of Erie, were in town awhile yesterday. Rev. J. W. Dougherty was in Erie a day or two the first of the week. Mrs. Keifer's house in the 2nd ward will soon be ready for occupancy. Fred BaSom and wife, of Joplin.Mo. were in town the lirst of the week. Mrs. J. A. Wells visited Capt. John son and family the first of the week Miss Mabel Simmons of Vilas visited her grandfather, W. T. Teter.Sunday. W. II. Brown continues to improve and is now practically out of danger. MissEstella Ilardman, of Erie, visi ted her sister, Mrs. Art Gilchrist Sun day. Clean up your premises and the G. A. It. people will see Chanute at her best. Rev. W. J. A. VVenn passed through town Monday, enroute for his home in Erie. Attend the Eastern Star entertain ment at Masonic Hall Wednesday night. W. H. Edwards, one of our substan tial farmers, was in town Saturday and called. Fredoniahasa straight republican ticket, made up of straight republican's in the field. Mrs. S. C. Hutchison and her father Mr. Stewart, returned from Illinois last night. Ye editor is treating his house to a coat of white paint, J. AV, Sumpter is the artist. C. P. Swank, general merchant and postmaster at Vilas called Monday and chatted awhile. If you do not vote at Tuesday's elec tion, don't blame any one else if your candidate is defeated. Mrs. Gardner, of Humboldt, spent Sunday with her daughter, Mrs. L. II Isham of;this city. For fresh bulk-garden seeds go to K. C. Cash Store. 3-3 tf. John Guss of Shaw,real estate agent and general all around hustler was in town Monday and called. ! George Dornblaser of Winflcld came in Monday to meet Mrs. D., who had been visiting her parents at Pittsburg. Miss Rjimert who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Lowcy for a week, left for St. Louis Sunday. Sam Fyffe left Monday for Bain bridge, Ind., in answer to a message stating that his mother was seriously ill. My millinery opening will be Tues day and Wednesday, April Cth and 7th Mrs. C M. Hurt. Mrs. S. A. Lyen has opened up a mil linery store in the new building just completed by Mrs. Dunham. See her ad In another column. D. E. McClelland left Tuesday for Siloam Springs, Ark., to look after some business connected with a large orchard in which he has an interest. All members of Di v. No. 11 U. E. K. of P. are urgently requested to be present without uniform at Castle Hall, Friday night, April 2nd. II. P. Farrelly, Captain. II. E. Bertram, Rector. The X-Ray lecture given at the M. E. church last Friday night was quite interesting and instructive, and yet was not entirely what was expected in that no experiments were made. The , Epworth League made $15. TheF. J. Benedict grain Co. at Cha nute, has adopted the Fowler Elevator and Car Loader System and will begin ( the erection of several of the machines ( as soon as the weather will permit. Walnut Advocate. i Resolutions of Condolence. W. C. Nixon Lodge No. 270. Chanute, Kansas, March 31, 1897. Whereas in view of the loss we have sustained by the decease of our friend and brother associate, George II. Mateer,and of the still heaver loss sustained by those who were nearest and dearest to him . Therefore be it, Rksolvet, that it is but a Just trib ute to the memory to the departed to say that hi regretting his removal from our midst we mourn for one u iin was in evcrv wav worthy of our resncct and regard. Audboit Resolved, that weslnccrely condole with the family of the deceased in the disnensation with which it has nleased Divine Providence to afll ict them and commend them for consol tion to him who docth all things for the best and whose chastisements arc meant in mercy. Therefore be it further Resolved, that this heartfelt tea timonial of our sympathy and sorrow be forwarded to the family of our dc parted friend and brother by the sec rctary of this meeting. Gone boforo us, our brother To tlio Spirit Land. Vninlv look we for another In thy place to stand. Alex Ckoss, Secretary, B. of R. T.. 270. 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 nrices and see sample of flax, as w have the choicest seed that can be had in any market. 4-16 S. A. WlCKAKD. List of Jurors. The following persons have been drawn in Wilson county to serve as jurors for the May term of district court: Tcter Reck, Fall River. M. Gadberry, Verdigris. J. E. Clark, Fall River. II. C. Poison, Newark. S. G. Maffatt, Pleasant Valley. W. T. Stewart, Center. J. II. Stallings, Verdigris. Win. Leaver, Newark. J. A. Augustine, Center. A. J. Orendorff, Guilford. E. Gimlin, Neodesha. ' W. A. Prior, Talleyrand. James Williams, Talleyrand. Isaac Harris, Clifton. M. II. Hudson, Neodesha. Henry Owen, Chetopa. T. Slielton, Pleasant Valley. Torturing, idling, scaly skin erup tions, burns and scalds are soothed at once and promptly healed by DeWitt's Wicli Hazel Salve, the best known cure for piles. Boschert & Williams. Real Estate Transfers. Mary C. Howell to First Presbyteri an church of Chanute, wd lots 10 and 11 blk 10, New Chicago $900. R. Whitaker and wife to J.N. Hard- man, wd 10 acres in nel 13 30 20 $ C. M. G. Gray to B. F. Miller et al trustees wd lots 15 and 10, blk 5, Eden Park add to Chanute $125. Mark Parker and wife to Win. Braughton, wd si sci 5. 23 21 $1800 J. II. Waite and wife to Barse Live Stock Com. Co., wd 80x120 rds in nwi and lots 1 and 2 and n. 20 ac, lot 3, 22 29 20 $1 Marion E. Mock to Win. J. A. Wenn, wd, und 3-5 swi swi 23 29 20 $350. Wm. Relihan and wife to Mary E. AValwarth, wd si sci 15 28 18 $825. Samuel Bender and wife to Dennis Simmons, wd lots 5, 0 and 7 blk 4 Dal- ton $200. F. N. Brelsford and wife to Lewis McCrary, wd lot 7 blk 12, Erie $50. C. A. B. Jackson Gdn., to Jacob J. Burghart, gdn. d nwi nei 35 27 18 $105 The open meeting of the Belle Let tres Reading Club met with Miss Nin on Bartl Wednesday night. An ex cellent program was given, consisting of readings, dialogues, music, etc. Re freshments were served. Byaunini mous vote, it was decided to continue the open meetings during the summer months. Usher Bros., 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. The Chanute Building and Loan As sociation will loan you money at a lower rate of interest, at less expense and in a shorter time than any foreign association. Investigate your local association before making a new loan or renewing an old one. Funds now on hands. A. N. Allen Secretary at First National Bank. 4-9 The Neodesha Sun came out last week with an excellent write up of Neodesha, her resources and business men. It is an excellent aa verusemeni of our sister town and her advantages and reflects much credit uponChas. E. Cowdery, the Sun's editor. The A. II. T. A. met again last night and took in seventeen new mem bers. This order is now about 150 strong and still growing. C. K. Smith and wife who have been visiting the family of Joseph Smith for some time, returned to Arkansas Wednesday. My millinery opening will be Tues day and Wednesday, April 6th and 7th. Mrs. C. M, Hurt. I An Itemized Statement. The Finance Committee report pro gress on the subscription for expenses of the entertainment of the annual en campment of the G. A. R. at this place in April, and give below the names of business men and other citizens who have agreed to the estimate as made by the committee, and will pay the amounts as set opposite their respect ive names below. Only a part of the business men and citizens have yet been called upon, but the committee will call upon the remainder very soon and trust they will respond witout any delay in amounts equally as liberal as the citizens who have already agreed to the subscriptions herein given. R. N. Allen Chairman. Subscriptions and amounts already recieved arc as follows: D. II. FL-her S 50 CO Boscliort & Williams 25 00 R. N. Allen 25 (K) Hiinlesty DruK Co 25 n J. L. So well 25 (Kl liloomheurt.WriKht&Co .... 25 (X) L. B. Koifor 25 00 Hysinserfc Rosenthal 25 (X) ILL. Freeman 25 00 CI. P. Wilder 25 00 Bridges & Bauer 20 (X) E. Francis 15 00 C.S. Nn tion 15 00 Mont Mitchell 15 00 Clnrk & Tutchcr. 15 (X) J. F. Hoe 15 00 G.M.Dewey 15 00 Brown Sisters 15 00 J. J. Hurt 12 50 C. F. PraiiKo 1" 00 J.P.Bowman .' 10 (X) W. E. Barker 10 00 N. Dnnnefcr 10 00 P. Tharp 10 HO L. II. Cole 10(0 Jno. A. Carter 10 00 Koch Bros 10 00 T.C. Jones 10 00 L Miller 10 00 J. B. Lynch 10 00 M. T. Jones W 0U John Kuelmer 10 00 J. H. Rickul 10 00 James McKeever 10 00 S. A. McKord 10 00 J. L'. Barnes 10 00 Geo. Orebo 10 00 Usher Bros 5 00 Morey & Wiufleld 5 00 F. M. Dawdy 5 00 II. J. PrauKo 5 00 R. C. Prange 5 00 S. L. VunSnndt 5 00 M. E. MafcT-Sinith 5 00 N. W. Henry : 5 00 II. E. Couklin 5 00 C. Hninbach 5 00 D. M. Kennedy 5 00 A. X. Alien 5 00 D. E. McClelland 5 00 W. II. Deer 5 00 J. L. Lyen 5 00 Amos Colaw 5 00 S. C. Brown 5 (X) A.P.Gibson 5 00 Fred Cone 5 00 T. J. Whisenaud 5 00 Cates Shinn 5 00 C. A.Griiliu 5 00 F. J. Benedict 5 00 McCuno Bros 5 00 E. E. Ward 5 00 Dr. G.H.Brown 3 00 J. B. Beatty 100 S. C. Manutt 2 00 A. D. Toland 100 John Gray 2 50 L. S. Rilbernnd 2 50 Josee T. Leaso 3 50 I. F.Yockey 2 00 W. A. Gilchrist 1 00 II. B.Bell 100 I want at once a first class married man to work for me on my farm for one year. Can live in tenant house and board himself. 3-20 tf. J. J . McCowan. Rawlings' Platform. The following public letter from R. C Rawlings, independent candidate for Mayer, will indicate to the people his stand: To the Citizens cf Chanute: Having bcem urged by many friends and citizens to be an independent can didate for mayor, I wish to say that I have agreed, after much hesitation, to do so. This being the case, I will state: 1st, That I am an independent can didate, subject to nor controlled by no clique or faction. But free from any pledge or promise. 2nd, If elected to this office, my ev ery action shall be controlled by a de sire to act solely in the interest of ev ery citizen of Chanute. I shall recog nize no East, no West, no North, no South, but Chanute as a whole. Her interests shall be mine. In conclusion, will say that on the above platform I stand or fall, prefer ring to go down in defeat, rather than be elected by a string of pledges which if carried out, would be detrimental to some portion of our citizens or city. R. C. Rawlings, Independent Candidate for Mayor. Don't fail to see me 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. Sunflower Chapter Order ot the East ern Star will give an entertainment In Masonic hall Wednesday evening, April 7th. The programme will repre sent Friday afternoon in a school of fifty years ago, and will consist of mu sic, recitations, dialogues, reading etc., and will be both interesting and highly amusing. Each member of the order will be dressed in the style of our grandparents. Supper 10 cents. Admission 10 cents. The public is cordially invited to come and enjoy a good laugh. X. The Sons of Veterans will meet at P. Hurt's office at 7:30 Saturday night. C. S. Nation, Captain. Rail Road Time Table. SAXTE FE KOUTH. MAIN LINE-Qolnn North. No 202, Mail and Express, depart 12 50 p m " .'ill, " " 2 15 a m " 216, Freight, " I) 00 a m Goino Sm th. No 201, Mall and Express, depart 2 55 p in " 8H, " " 2 30am " 215, Freight and Acc'n arrives 2 45 p in CIIAFUTE & BENEDICT EXT-Golng East No 210, Mail and Express, arrive 12 20 pm " 218, Freight and Acc'n " 0 15 p in OOINU WEST No 200, Passenger, depart 3 05 p m " 219, Accommodation 9 00 a in GIRARD BRAXC1I Going Wot. No 211, Mail and Express, depart 3 (X) p m " 217, Freight " 8 10 a in OOIXO EAST No 212, Mail anil Express, nrrivo 12 10 p m " 218, Freight " 5 30 p m MADISON BRANCH. No 209, Passenger, depart 3 05 p m " 273, Mixed " 2i(pni " 210, Passenger, arrive 12 20 p m " 271, Mixed " 12 HS p m C. B. YoL'NO, Agent. M. K. A- T. R. H.-Goimr Forth. Xo 10, " 58, Passenger 4 30 p m Local Freight '.. 9 50 a m liOINU HOLTlt No 9, Pnssengen 11 00 a m 57, Locul l'reight 5 3.1 p ni ii. D. Bkownkm., Agent. Flax Loan. om sowing flax is now ready for delivery, and will be tut out on very liberal terms. we have cnoice seed, and invite farmers to call and examine it and get our terms. Our stock of garden and field seeds is quite complete. 2-2()tf ' MOREY & WlNFIELI). Program. Program for Neosho County Teach ers' Association to be held at Erie, Saturday. April 10th, 18!7. On nc count of the township examinations, the time has been changed from April 3d to April 10, 1807. Music. Roll Call : Quotations ; authors to lie guessed. "Tim social side of a toucher's life with pupils and patrons." Mary Ferguson. "How to induce patrons to visit the school and results to bo obtained," Kate Doyle. "Lessons Learned from Visiting Different Schools," Lepha Fouto. Recitation, Etta Snyder. Debute : "U State Uniformity of Text Books Desirublo ill Kansas?" Aflirmntive, Prof, H.C. Ford, J. D. Brudshaw; Negative, David Bonor, A. M. Sailors. Rocess. Music. "Queer Q iories," Fannie Wiman. "Do Our Schools Meot Reasonable Expecta tions?" Elmer Walker. Papor-"Child Study," 0. S. Shanklin. Recitation, Chloe Huffman. "How to Punish and yet Retain thoGood Will of the Offender." E. L. Rosebush. "Cosmopolitican News." Will Xewoll. Recitation Ida George. Adjournment O. H. P. Bowers. Maby F. Mills, Secretary. 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. Stark. Tuesday, March 30. School was out last Friday, The pupils have made enough at their entertainments to buy a nice library, which they have or dered. New doctor in town. E. B, Rail, of Kimball, was in town Saturday. Several of the Savonsburg girls were in town Sunday. J. F. Cooper was home the latter part of last week. Mr. Smith shipped a car of stock the first of the week. W. V. Kennedy was in Parsons the first of the week. Mr. Barnett will not move, as the mail route will not change. Sam Ecreat has bought the - meat market, and will run it as usual. Miss Green and Mr. Nation, the teachers, went to Erie Saturday. There has been a change in our preachers since last writing. E. T. Everet will be our preceher for the coming year, Mr. Hubbard, of Blue Jacket, I. T., was in town Sunday and Monday preaching. He has been preaching to the Indians for many years. Flax Seed To Loan. This will be a good year to sow flax. For choice seed and best terms call and see me. 4-16 S. A. Wickard. Fred Jenner and Miss Clara Seery were married yesterday afternoon at 2:30 at the home of the groom's father George Jenner in the First ward, the Rev. G. W. Stafford officiating. The young couple have rented a house in the Second ward, and will make their home in this city. The young folks gave them an old fashioned chivari Monday night. A few good horses and mules wanted at once in exchange for nursery stock. Jas. Truitt & Sons. POULTRY I will pay you the follow ing prices for poultry: , Chickens, - - 41c Hens, - 4ic Ducks, - -fie Geese, - - - 5c Turkeys, hens, - 7c 44 young toms, 6c " old toms, - 6c John F. Barkley. Some . Interesting Prices to, to, iti iOJ So; 7' ALL package coffees, 124 per package K. C. Baking Powder. 25 oz for 25c, only 17c per can. Diamond Joe Baking powder, 25 oz. for 25c, only 15c per can. Full pound Racket Baking Powder, 10 cents per can. Dunham's shred cocoanut, 8 cents per package. Pint bottles very fine vanilla and lemon extracts. 25c. per bottle. This is a first-class article, and is worth double this money. Heinz' pint bottle catsup, 20 cents. Peacock Brand crackers, best on the market, always fresh, as we sell lots of them and get tljem often. Davis Cough Drops, 5c size; 3 boxes for 5 cents. Martin Wagner's canned blackbertes 5 cents per can. Prairie Flower canned corn 5c per can. 14 bars extra nice soap for 25 cents. California Apricots, extra nice fruit, 10c per can. B. B. Flour is the winner, always. i 'X; & to, $ hi Hi j ix Hi Ix Ix Some interesting prices on Crockery and Glassware, because we Underbuy and Underse FOR SPOT CASH. The Mammoth Racket Chanute, Kansas, H. L. FEEEMAN, Proprietor. CONDENSED STATEMENT OF THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF THE Bank of Commerce at the close of business on the Oth day of March '1S97, as made to the State Bank Commmissioner at the last ollicial call. RESOURCES. Loans and discounts $11,811 66 Real estate 100 00 Overdrafts 56 s4 Furniture and fixtures 447 00 Exigence 312 79 Cash and sigotexcliange 18,870 09 Kil.604 3H I RESERVE, 74 We call your attention AOOOUntS J, Ollicial statement of the financial condition of the CHANUTE STATE BANK, at Chanute, Kansas, at the close of business on the Oth day of March, 1897. RESOURCES. Loans and discounts on iersonal and collateral security '817,323 18 Overdrafts m Furniture and fixtures 6J1 52 Expense account J Cash and sight exchange 19.177 26 Total WW1 m tate of Kansas, Counly of Neosho, ss: I G N. Lindsay, cashier of said bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true, and that said bank has no liabilities of any character what soever not set forth in said statement. q LINDSAY, Cashier.. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 24th day of March, 1897. B. F. Shinn, Notary Public. (seal) Commission Attest" PAINT J You Pay for When you buy of us. We don't add 20 cents per gallon for the reputation of the house. We will guarantee every gallon. . The J4opdest9 Bpug (Jo, I Have Just Received a Fine Line of MeV Spring Miilinerrt consisting of Pattern Hats and Bonnets and everything usually kept in a first class millinery store. 11 i My Trimmer, Miss uaeii is nrsi latest novelties in trimming. Tlease prices. tatlSTactlon uuctreiuccu. LIABILITIES. Capital paid up ? 5,000 00 Surplus 500 00 Undivided profits 594 77 Deposits : Demand 24 029 61 Time ..: US0 00 $11 604 38 PER CENT. to our strong condition. JSOAlCXTOCt. L. LYEN, Cashier. LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in. Undivided Profits Interest 5,000 00 2S6 12 . . 268 93 54 87 Exchange . Individual deposits 20,075 07 Time certificates 2,017 00 Total v)l 99 exp'res on the 20th day of May, 1893 J. II. Light, 1 GMIWDwTlliams, Dh-ectors. J. B. F. Cates, J PAINT the Paint On oas, aim m suuv juu call and see our goods and get hi (PR5- J- TyoefjiflD.