THE CIIANUTE TIMES.
$t.OO PER YEAR.
FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1897.
Cut down the weeds.
Clean up your alleys.
Fishing parties numerous.
Organize a commercial club,
Gus Brichler is at Kechi, Kans.
Miss Alice Biggs called Monday.
Rev. II. M.Carr preached at Iola
W. R. Cline, of Erie was in town
Mrs. A. J. Bartley Sundayed at
J. B. Bonebrake went to Ottawa
Mrs. Ally Dickinson visited Ottawa
Clyde Toinlinson of Earlton was in
- town Friday.
Dan Wickard took in the excursion
to St. Louis.
J. W. Buchanon returned from Ot
R. J. Barkley made a business trip
to Fredonia Monday.
C. P. Swank, of Vilas, was intown
on business Tuesday .
Let's try to get a canning factory
here before next May.
J. J. McGowan was transacting bus
iness in town Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben D. Butler Sun
dayed with relatives at Hertha.
II. L. Reeves who lives west of tovvn
was in town Saturday and called.
Ed Mecum and wife of Canvilletwp.
were in town shopping Saturday.
Miss Emma Light left Monday for
Carthage, Mo., to visit her uncle.
P. Hurt is building a dwelling for
rent.on his lots on north High Street.
J. B. Ditmars of Earlton made us a
pleasant and profitable call Saturday.
Allie Brown attended the Steele
Simruons wedding at Vilas last week.
G. W. "Wayman brought us two
boxes of very fine blackberries Satur
day. N. Dannefer was at Chicago last
week buying goods for the Boston
Miss Lelia Light returned Sunday
from a week's visit with friends near
The male members of the Bellee
Lettres Reading Club are talking up a
Miss Edna Ililberand is home again
after an extended visit with relatives
If you do not believe horses are 10
to $25 higher than they were last year,
try to buy one.
Miss Rose Bomau took advantage of
the excursion rates and went to St.
Col. Sapphar's play, "The German
Volunteer," made a financial failure
at Iola last week.
Mrs. Winnie Gill, of Carthage, Mo.,
is in town the guest of Will Cathers
and other relatives.
Rev. B. Kelley preached at the M.
E. church Sunday night. As a preach
er Mr. Kelly is a decided success.
O. D. Coulter and wife are home
from their trip to Parsons and have
gone to housekeeping in Fourth ward.
Farmers are putting out more ber
ries and paying more attention to
their truck patches a good wav to
hasten the wave.
Electric belt men gulled a few more
of the fellows who are not able to take
their home paper, last Saturday.
There's always a few left.
'"Born, June 22nd, to Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Cathers.a girl of regulation weight
and lung power. Mother and child
doing well, and Will is as proud as a
The A. H. T. A. has its regular
meeting tonight at I. O. O. F. hall. A
full turnout is desired as a number of
initiations will occur. If you are not
a member you should be.
Jas. Mundell was in town Monday
and called. Mr. M. is the republican
committeeman from Colfax township
and says the republican ticket nomi
nated last Friday will be elected by a
Our old friend, J. Fred Gunby, of
Buffalo, was married June 15 to Miss
Frauces S. Spillman, of Coyville. Mr.
Gunby is assistant cashier of the Clif
ton Bank of Buffalo, Kansas, and Miss
Spillman, now Mrs. Gunby, the eldest
daughter of J. W. Spillman of Web
ster township. Both were born and
reared in Wilson county. They went
at once to housekeeping in Buffalo.
Next Tuesday the people of Chanute
. will vote upon the proposition to issue
83000 in bonds for the purpose of build
ing a two room two story brick build
ing In second ward. The school popu
lation in this ward is such as to de
1 mand this additional room, hence
the Board of Education decided to
build two good rooms, and to build in
such a manner as to be able to extend
the building and in time have a good
substantial four or six room building.
In another column will be found the
ad of Mrs. J. Tydeman. Mrs. T. has
been In Chanute less than a year and
in that time has built up a trade sec
ond to none. She now desires to sell
her spring and summer millinery at
unheard of prices to make room for
new fall goods.
Dr. Steele and wife were in town
Saturday; they left Monday for their
future home in Strong City where Dr.
S. has his home all furnished and
where he and Mrs, S. will go at once
Alex Flannegan of St. Louis is on a
visit to his mother, Mrs. Jane Mc
Clelland who is very sick at the resi
dence of her son near Buffalo. Mr.
Flannegan is a half brother to D. E.
T. n. Inman who went to Colorado
Springs, Col., some time back for his
health, is improving, and his doctor
says he will ultimately fully recover,
but it will take some time.
George McClelland got a message Fri
day stating that one of his children
was seriously ill and left for home at
once. We understand the child is now
out of danger.
R. Dove has bought the W. C. Os
burn livery stock and will continue
the business at vhe old stand. Mr.
Dove is an experienced liveryman and
D. T. Boner,of Parsons, was in town
Sunday visiting his brother. He at
tended the graduating exercises at
Big Creek Chapel Monday night.
T.Matthews.of Vilas.passed through
town yesterday enroute for Brazilton,
where he will have charge of the sta
tion as agent and operator.
A fourteen dollar (good as new) feed
cutter for five dollars at the Rustler
Second Hand Store. Other goods at
less than one-half value. (i-25
J. P. Shepard, of Tilot Grove, Mo.,
was in town the first of the week visit
ing his mother, Mrs. nattie M. Shep
ard and other relatives.
Miss Etta Boerstler came down
from Iola Sunday and attended the
commencement exercises at Big Creek
Chapel Monday night.
W. O. Thomas finished an elegant
barn for Cap. Gibson in Big Creek
twp. last week and is now home to
W. II. Wilson of Earlton was in town
Saturday. Mr. Wilson is a lover of
fine horses of which he has a number.
Miss Minnie Stafford is doing the
book keeping for Volk & Miller during
Miss Myrtle McCune's absence.
J. Hudkins went up to Iola Monday
and gave the Iolaltes a few lessons in
the art of checker playing.
Misses Etta and Vesta Boerstler and
Misses Clara and Hattie Rush were
pleasant callers Tuesday.
M. C. Cowdery, formerly one of
the leading citizens of Buffalo died at
Tulsa, I. T. last Friday.
S. A. Wickard is building an office
just north of the Bacon block where
he is now located.
Mrs. C. C. McCune returned Sunday
from an extended visit with her
parents at Girard.
The S. of V.'s and L.A. S. had a very
pleasant picnic at Garoutte's grove
Henry Simmons and wife and daugh
ter Miss Mabel were shopping in town
II. L. Freeman is at Chicago this
week, buying goods for the Mammoth
Mrs. G. W.Farrelly is attending the
Chautauqua Assembly at Ottawa this
Senator Farrelly and J. F. Roe were
up to Kansas City on business Satur
day. Rev. N. L. Vezie and Dr. Jones, of
Earlton, were pleasant callers Tues
day; Frank Juleson and wife are visiting
in Ottawa and taking in the Chautau
qua. Rev. G. W. Stafford and wife went
up to the Assembly Wednesday.
Mrs. Clay. D. Herod of Erie is visit
ing relatives in town this week.
Mrs. P. Tharp is at Ottawa this
week attending the Assembly.
Thad Watts and wife Sundayed
with relatives at Earlton.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Miller returned
from Ottawa Wednesday.
Miss Edra Portsmouth returned
from Colony Sunday.
Mrs. C. E. Conklin returned from
C. A. Cox made a business trip to
Oswego this week.
Mrs. Mart Lee is attending the As
sembly at Ottawa.
See Dawdy's fine sewing machine for
J22.50 spot cash. tf.
Mrs. A. E. Timpane is visiting at
Frank Hardesty is down in Texas
W. C. Osborn left for Coffeyvile
S. C. Poppino was a pleasant caller
Children's Day at the M. E. Church
Saturday andSunday were scorchers.
Ice cream soda at Burch's.
Col. Carpenter returned yesterdaj'.
Fredonia has organized a gas com
pany. Dr. U. G. Iloshaw, office in Jones'
Dr. Carr is attending the Assembly
Prescriptions carefully compounded
Tlios. Marquund has returned from
Miss Sallie Farmer is visiting rela
tives at Erie.
New goods received daily at the K.
C. Cash Store.
Mrs. John A. Carter returned from
Mrs. Harry Volk left Wednesday for
Mrs. Will Coulter la visiting rela
tives in Pittsburg.
Call at Burch's, the west side drug
gist for pure drugs.
W. T. Peter is visiting his son nt
Winlield this week.
Farmers we want your produce at
the K. C. Cash Store.
Books, envelopes, paper, daybooks
and ledgers at Burch's.
Chas. T. Burch made a business.
trip to Erie Wednesday.
The Junior League picnlced at the
fair grounds Wednesday.
Attorney T. J. Hudson was in town
two or three days this week.
C, V. Dennis and wife visited rela
tiues at Humboldt this week.
Just received a new and complete
line of stationary at Burch's.
II. P. Farrelly and G. P. WTilder went
to Erie on business yesterday.
Mrs. Mena Greisel of Dildine was
shopping In Chanute Wednesday.
N. W. Henry has moved his office to
the rooms recently vacated by Dr.
Call at Burch's and inspect his stock
of drugs, patent medicines and toilet
John F. Roe and wife went up to
Ottawa last night to get a glimpse of
W. J. Bryan.
Mr. Geisor, of Neodesha, who i's
working with the Forest Oil Co. was
The Epworth League will give a
lawn soeial at the residence of C. Ruff,
Miss Maggie McCain, of IV-nedict,
visited AmosColaw and family Wed
nesday and Thursday.
Col. S. G. lsett is at Ottawa today,
assisting Governor Leedy in enter
taining Hon. W. J. Bryan.
John Myers, one of the substanclal
farmers and Btock raisers of Colfax
twp. was in town Wednesday.
Robt. Barkley leaves today noon for
New York in the Interest of John F.
Barkley's mammoth poultry business.
E. Brown brought to this office
Wednesday, a potato that looks like a
human hand with all the fingers
bobbed off close up.
Burch carries a full line of Crown
paints, and High's best line of pre
pared paints in the market, at the
lowest market prices.
The members of the Fruit Growers
Association are making an effort to
find a market for their surplus fruit
and are succeedinu admirably so far.
J. II. Sperry, of Thayer, who used
to figure in politics somewhat, return
ed from Kansas City yesterday whith
er he had gone with a car load of
Don't fail to read the advertisements
in the Times; ic will pay you, and it
will pay you to trade with Chanute's
merchants,asthey buy in large quanti
ties and sell on very close margins.
I have been appointed a justice of
the peace for the city of Chanute in
the place of J. W. Buchanan, resigned
and respectfully solicit a share of your
business in my line. J. B. Beatty. tf
The Forest Oil Co. are drilling a gas
well on Lee Prunty's farm near Bene
dict. This well is one fourth mile
northeast of Jthe Cauble well from
which the gas is being piped to this
There is a shooting scrape reported
from the Newland-Winnlnger neigh
borhood in which Mrs. W. figures as
shooter and one of Newland's hired
men as shootee. The trouble occurred
about a few blackberries.
W. H. Powell is in the city looking
for a dwelling. Mr. To well will be
united with D. E. McClelland in the
real estate business after July 1st.
Mr. McClelland will take a trip
through Arkansas and Texas about
"Say, Wife, the next time you go to
town, be sure and stop and see the
goods for sale at R. M. Kime's Rus
tler Second Hand Store. I was in his
place while in town today and was
tempted to buy all the goods he had,at
the prices he gave me." 6-25
Dr. O. Leary has been lecturing at
the opera house this week, nis sub
jects is the care of the eye, ear and
skin, but his talk on phrenology is the
most interesting part of the lecture.
He has the house well filled each night,
and has concluded to remain another
We want your hens Tuesday,
July 6. tf.
Bloomhkart, Wright & Co.
A Pleasant Surprise.
A very pleasant surprise was plan
ned aiidcarrled out Wednesday eve on
Mrs. J. II. MahalTy, at her home south
west of the city, it being the occasion
of her 26th birthday. Several car
riage loads quietly drove up to the
door and as Mrs. MalmiTy came to the
door and gazed out in surprise, there
was a chorus of laughter and shout
ing rang out which completely pros
trated that estimable lady and be
tween the jolly hand shaking and
laughter and Mrs. Mahaffy's attempts
to laugh and cry together, it was
quite evident she was for onco sur
prised. A most delightful evening
was spent in music, games and de
licious refreshments, after which they
departed for their homes wishing
Mrs. MahalTy many happy returns of
the day. These present were: Mr.
and Mrs. Plummer, Bodle, Arthurs,
Neyhard, Chas. Phillips and son, Vic
Phillips and son, Franks and daugh
ter; Mrs. Davidson and son; Misses
Cook, Lundeen, Jennie Arthurs,
Ethel Edminston, Bertha Bodle,
Grace and Lizzie Neyhard, Edith
Davison; Messrs Roy Griswold, James
Arthurs, Walter Bodle, Elmer Ney
The common school graduating ex
ercises of Tioga, Big Creek and Erie
townships were held at Hig Creek
Chapd Monday night. There were
five graduates as follows: Misses
Hattie Rush, Ellu Cuappell, Katie
Stoelzlng and Vesta Boerstler and Mr.
Phillip Rettig. Miss Boerstler received
the highest average in Neosho county
and will receive scholarship in Wash
burne College, Topeka, Kansas. Miss
Rush ranked second and MissChappell
fourth an excellent showing for this
nart of the county. The Chanute
High school Mandolin Club and Big
Creek Chorus furnished the music.
County Superintendent Frazier was
present and presented the diplomas in
a neat speech. D. T. Boner, of Par
sons, was also present at the exercises.
From now on until my stock of mill
inery is gone, will give you my goods
at your own price. I must and will
close out my entire stock of goods,
hats, flowers, ribbons.tips, fancy feath
ers. Come early before the stook is
too much broken. S. A. Lyen. 7-2.
John Thorn, who lives in Pleasant
Valley twp. near Altooua was In town
yesterday and called. Mr. Thorn has
100 acres of very fine corn, GO acres of
which is beginning to tassel.
I have removed my dental office to
the rooms over the First National
Bank, recently vacated by Dr. Ilostet
tor.Iwhere I will be glad to meet my
old friends and many new ones when
needing work in my line.
Dr. J. J. Mokfitt.
A. M. Sailors and wife were called
to Stark last Friday on account of the
serious illness of the former's mother
Reindeer and Diamond llourare the
best brands on the market.
K. C. CAsn Stoke. tf.
The First National Bank received a
bran new screw door time lock safe
yesterday. It is a beauty and re said
to be absolutely burglar proof.
Mrs. B. C. Bond and daughter, Miss
Maggie, returned to her home in In
diana yesterday after visiting her
mother at Oswego, and her brother.
C. A. Cox of this city.
Young People s Society of Christian
Endeavor, San Francisco, California
For the above occasion, M. K. & T.
Ry. will sell one way tickets at the
low rate of $22.50. Tickets on sale
June 29th, 30th, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Stopover at and west of Colorado
Canon points allowed. Tickets on sale
east bound at above rate, July 12th to
17th, also on Mondays and Thursdays
as follows; July 19, 22, 20, 29th, and
August 2nd, 5th and 9th.
B. D. Bkownell, Agent.
Miss Bessie lsett is at Ottawa, at
tending the Assembly.
Fredonia as well as Neodesha will
We carry Mason's fruit jars.
K. C. Cash Stoke. tf
A. O. Young, of Pleasant Valley
twp., was in town yesterday.
C. C. Boman.of Earlton.was in town
yesterday and called.
W. R. Roberts, of Carthage, Mo., is
I will pay you the follow
ing prices for poultry:
Spring chickens, - "c
Hens, ... 4c
Ducks, ... 4c
Geese, - - 2c
Turkeys, hens, - 4c
Toms, - - - 4c
John F. Barkley.
Place your order for Capon
Izlng Tools with me now.
Has encouraged us to help
same, by furnishing you all necessary vessels, etc., at prices &
below anything you ever knew,-even when fruit was scarce.
You see our system is different from most other systems. We
furnish you the goods when you most need them, at the
least possible price. Convince yourselves by examining our
Tin topped jell glasses at 20 cents per dozen,
Mason's quart jars, tops and all, none better made,
only 50c per dozen .
' Mason's half gal. jars, none better made, only 70 cts.
Tops for Mason's jars, 25c per dozen.
Double seamed, labled top tin quart cans at 33 cents
per dozen .
Half gal, 48c per dozen.
Jell strainers, ro cents each.
Fruit canner or funnel, 5c each.
The best cherry seeder made, only 72 cents.
Preserving kettles of various sizes in copper, at from
33c to 74c each.
In granite at from 15c to 55c each.
In tin at from 10c. to 25c each.
All the above is evidence that we
For Spot Cash.
THE MAMMOTH RACKET.
I H. L. Freeman Owner.
WHEN people read the papers, they form
some idea from the different advertise
ments, of the class of merchants who are
the most progressive, and at the same time carry
the largest stock and offer the best inducements
SHOE & CLOTHING HOUSE
of Chanute are that kind of people and if you are
in need of Clothing, Shoes, Hats and Furnishing
goods, you will do well to make them a call .be
S. A. WCI(AIP,
Gpoin, Seed and (Joal.
We always have the best grades of coal.
Desiring to close out my entire stock of
Summer Millinery, I will, for the next
thirty days, sell hats for about one-half
the former prices. Come early and get
MRS. J. TYDEMAN.
Up stairs at Mrs. Lyen's old stand.
gall and Roller Bearing
is the lightest running machine on the market. I al
so handle all kinds of FARM MACHINERY and
v wagons, Siiii Alii ciii-UK-ii cu hl.
I H. B. BELL, Chanute, Kansas.
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