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V State Historical RikUIj rrr CfflAFIJT 1 $1.00 PER EAH. CHANUTE, NEOSHO COUNTY. KANSAS. FRIDAY. JAN. 24. 1913. VOL. 4.1: NO. 19 McCune Drug Store, Wall Paper, House, Barn and Carriage Paints. Phone 828, Street No. Ill W. Main T, V ENTcRTA KING AD DRESS BY CP, JEWELL Adapted to Grade Pupils 49 Graduates. CHANGE IN C. B. C. MANAGEMENT The Fredonia Business College hn annexed the Chaoute Busl. es Col leue. The deal was made Friday whereby the proprietors Mr. Taylor r rrr ti I ... -i mi. , ... . . , ommenconent Lecture weu ",u "1ISB ooeeqy, or me reaocia Business College also became the proprietors of the Cbarute 'Business College. The college, was the pro perty of E. G. Schmidt who took It The Presbyterian church was filled over nearly two years ago. ' The c.,1- IFri. night with those anxious to hear lege at present has an enrollment of the address of Dr. Jewell and to witness the graduation exercises of forty nine pupils of the eighth ; grades in the city schools. The 'program was given as follows 'Invocation Rev. C. A. Wilson Piano Solo Alberta Reminger llssay, "Woodrow Wilson" Helen Baker Readint Catherine McCune lEssay, "Cost of War" .Alpha May Pos'on 'Girls' Trio, "The Shinners," Verde, Alcott Girls .Address, "Rich Man, Poor Man, iBeeear Man. Thief," Dr. T. R Jewell, lEmporia State Normal, "The 'Pilgrims' Chorus," Verde, ..The Class Presentation of Diplomas Dr. W.'E. Royster, President of Board of 'Education iened!ction Rev. C. A. Wilson Dr. 'Jewell is an enteitaining and humorous speaker and captured the interest of his audience from the Deginning. mis auaience naa in n uf,erc0at and bat he had purchased, many a child who attends the grade lliey agreed and be put. on the par SChOOlS . ana to mese ana 10 me Blftnt,s and -walked unman tbe street to forty-five studeoU in both the short b nd and commercial departments. Mr. Taylor will look after the In terest of both schools and divide bis time between them? Miss Bess e Clarke, who bas been one of the faculty of tbe college for several years will bave charge In tbe absence of Mr, Taylor. Miss Nellie Dyer will continue as instructor In shorthand, so there will be no change in tne teacblog force. Mr, Schmidt bas not fully decided what be will do, but probably live on bis farm near Humboldt. HE GOT AWAY WITH THE 0QJ)S A low heavy set man apparently about thirty years of age successfully forged two checks on two local cloth log stores Saturday evening. Tbe man went In one clothing store told the proprietor that he bad money in he First National bank and that be was employed at tbe Cement plant. When be offered to give them a check inpayment for tbe eigbte n dollar Broke into the Catholic Church Entered With Skeleton Key Valuables Saved by Father Nagle's Foresight The Catholic church on the cor. ner of Central and East rourth street was entered Sunday night by thieves and the oaken case where the solid gold service School Reaches Max- J THIEF GCT 'way WITH m t .m I Saturday Chutiute was strong on llTlUm enrollment trouble, besides the bogus checks cashed, South Santa Fe ave. was the High School 'Actual Enroll- sceue (,r a robbery. A thief entered . "08 r J Ci. i "ne home of E. E. Roper and after Off with 1700. ransacking tbe house got away with (1 75 In money. Mr. Roper was down ' town and Mrs. Roper was spending a High school bas 298 pupils enrolled 'ew mluutes at one of the neighbors. for tbe second teim. This Is tbe ne had left the dcor unlocked so the highest point It has reached In Its burglar bad no trouble In getting lu- history. 276 were enrolled iast fall at 8iae dresser arawers were pu.icu WEEKlr TRANSSCRIPT OF NEW CHICAGO A Copy of Paper Published in 1 8 7 1 Advertisements Are Strange. sets of the I tbe beginning of the winter term out, beds searched and every sign of eighth grade graduates did he de wote his attention, especially. He kept directly to his subject "Rich 'tnan, poor-man, beggarman, thief" throughout the address. Dr. Jewell , -spoke of the gun which exists but '.1 . m Y t Mn. Kafnaan 1 . art Abu anH 4b e' high school. "The break be- 'tween the grade school and the rn'ch -iirhnnl in as nnfireahle as thp break in the naming of the buttons, '''Rich man, poor man, beggarman thief;;" then a break, and we com itnence again -"Doctor, lawyer, mer chant, chief. Utie hrst tour art open to all, the latter four only to those who pass the break in school life and take up the high school work. I am glad pupils are graduating from tiit grades at this time rather than in the spring 'for they are much more likely to take up the high school work on the following Monday than another clothing store and repeated the performance. This time he needed only a ra'r of shoes for which he was to pay four and a half, He wrote out bis cheek and vanished. No adequate description ba been obtained of him from either of the clothing stores, but tbe general ap pearance seemed to be enough alike to warrant tbe supposition that the s i me person forged both checks. The name signed to tbe check was J. H. Hll. WROTE "PIECE OF MS MIND" Because be wrote "Billy" Barkley an employe on nis Jasper uounty Tex., farm, a "piece of his ruino that these when be thought Barkley waa taking timber from tbe farm and selling It to railroads, Raymond Pntcbett of Kansas City was arraigned before (Jutted States Commissioner Harry L Arnold Monday on a charge of church are kept, was broken into with a blunt instrument. The val uables had been removed by Fathe Nagle early in the evening, accord ing to his practice of late, to hi home next door, so that nothing was taken. The police have been working on the case after they were notified of the attempted robbery by Father Nagle Mon. morning but so far bave no clue. It is evident from the fact that neither the doors or the heavily screened windows were dis turbed, that the church was entered by means of a key to the back door, runner the robber made a very good guess ak to where the service was kept for after failing to open the stout oak case, which contains the valuables to the amount of five or six hundred dollars, used j! ramie on the door. Mot success ful with this, the panels of the door were battered in with some blunt instrument, only to find that the case's contents bad been removed. During the past few weeks there has been several differei t chur robberies committed and because of reading of tbem Father Nagle decided to take no risks and nightly carries the service to his borne and locks it in his safe. The general opinion is that a number of thieves are working the town. ithty would if the break between sending Improper matter through the jjrar1 anH hi oh srhnnl were emnhi- I mull r - sizea by a summer vacation. rritcnett plead guilty aoa was re- It is largelv "up to you" in this leased on a $500 bond to appear before life as to what you will be or not be. tbe federal grand jury on April 28. It is true that the Lord furnishes The arrest was made by Postofflce plenty of water but you must cut Inspector Frank L Sharon. the ice. The wrinkles for your brain are for sale at the high FINED FOR DISTURBING PEACE i . ... I school ana you must Know mat tne Ed Van Auldstein, a glass cutter at only difference between the men tne chanute Window Glass Cora who labor without intelligence and pany8 pant wa8 Monday arrested is the number of their brains.. Dr. tf"t wrinkles in Jewell closed with a plea for the break of "Rich man Poor Beggarman Thief. man TEAM EXPOSED ALL NIGHT A team of horses stood behind the Christian church all Sunday night without blankets. Several phone call seached headquarters, coming to II. I. Randall, Commissioner I. N, Johnson and Chief of Police Grady. In each instance however, the person phoning bung up before be could be asked where the team was. Some of the employees of the" Chanute Grain company blanketed the team in the morning, as they seemed half frozen from standing several hours in the cold north wind. The driver evident ly believed in taking good care of his team.; Miss Jessie Pegg and Miss Edna Thomas of Iola were Chanute visitors ' Saturday night. on the charge of drunkeness and dis turblng the peace. The trouble came up Saturday night in a pool hall but the warrant for his arrest was not sworn out until Monday He" plead guilty to the sarge before Justice B. F. Nye who was acting as Police Judge in the absence of C. E. .Dun ham and was fined five dollars which was promptly paid. FUNERAL SERVICES The funeral services foi Alvin Mills son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Mills, were held Friday afterdoon at three o'clock from tbe Presbyterian church, by Rev. J. R. McFadden and Rev. Cbas. Wilson Interment was made In tbe Elmwood cemetery. J. A. Osborne, advance agent for A, p. Delaniaters production of Freckles, was in town completing arrangements for tbe production at Hetrick theatre Monday Eve, Jan. 27tb. Mr. Osborne wishes to state that this Is the No. I Company and is makiog a big success all over. NO INAU6URAL BALL This is the official verdict. The time honored bal, the climax of the deremonise incident to the inaugura tion of the presidents of the United States will not be given this year. Tills is in compliance with the ex pressed wishes of Governor Wilson, Governor Wilson suggested a public reception instead but the committee decided that this was not within their jurisdiction and if this is done it will be arranged for by the joint congres sional committees. It is the wish of Mr. Wilson that his wife and daughters should not be expected to attend a public reception on March 4th in the event of its being given. In regard to the inauguration Mr, Wilson says "I hope that it will be as simple as is consistent with the dignity and order." CIVIL CASE CONTINUED The case of V. R. Ratheoey who hopes to get judgement against C. B. Jackson for $43.40, was postponed until the sixth day of February at the agreement of tbe attorneys Matbeoey claims that Jackson owes him 143 40 for work and bay, Jack son said that Matheney never worked for him. Tbe dispute will be settled in court February Gib. 20 or 25 of these dropped out but the thorough overhauling of the bouse enrollment" of 42 from the trrarluatfia was evident. A Spitz dog, it Is from the eighth grade will raise tbe thought saw tne mao on the back enrollment for tbe year to 325. . porch for he made a good deal of dis- The assembly room contains scarce- turbance to which tbe two ladles p i ly a hundred teats so most desk are little attention. A neighbor boy, Eail dow the property of two pupils. The Hudson, who Is ' about six years old Freshlea are the only ones eaeb of Bays be saw a man standing on the whom gets a whole seat and desk., back porch and that he had a blue Those in tbe middle and south sec 8Ut on. This is tbe nearest to a tlons of the room are distinctly description that has been found, crowded op. Five suspects wtre arrested but Tbe grades enrolled Friday for the nothing was gained from them and coming term and tbe reports from tbe tbey re turned out at various various school shows that 1700 grade times, tbe last one Sunday afternoon pupils took out their enrollment ' with instruction to get outside tbe cards on that day. A few more ap- Clt,v limits In ten minutes. One of peared Monday morning but tbe ex- the suspects arrested bad in bis pock- act number is not vet koowo, Tbe ets a number of letters addressed to enrollment Friday was as follows for H. J. Hill, and tbe same initials, tbe various buildings: Webster 242, . Alcott S. E. Beach bas lateiy contributed to the Historical collections of Cba- uutu a copy of j Tbe New Chicago Trauscrlpt published on Saturday January 14th, 1871. The proprietor of the paper was George C. Uicviher and the paper was a four page publi cation. The ofllcea were on tbe noutb cf fourth street between Junc tion and High btreeis. To Judge from tbe advertisements Fourth sireet was tbe real broadwap and High and Junction streets marked !n:ortant coruers. ZJAoy and compaoy were tbe bank fcs who patronized with advertising, The Transcript. Luther Cone now living at 915 South Central carried on; of tbe Transcripts professional cards. Ciucery advertisements announced iu big letters that they, carried all klcdi of vegetables and groceries to gether with complete stocks of wines aud liquori for family use. B.lllard Hqll advertltments announced as one of tnelr drawing cards a well supplied br.r. The paper was a strong booster for CLuuute and I he editorials were written with the idea of giving Cha- """ ; nuto a good send off. JAIL FOR THE KISSING KID I M n tf . . , . Mrs. C. T. Beatty who has done Oliver Smith the kissing boy from ' toward8 getUn? preaenfc only reversed that were signed to the 436, Murray checks given to the clothmg stores. I The police thought at first tbey had . caught their man but tbe facts in tbe I case did not bear out tbe supposition and tbe check man and tba boue breaker are yet at large. . Hill 455, Cross 567, total 170o. WHICH ROAD IS THE BEST? , Whether the Earlton road, the west road, the northwest road, the , southeast road or the east road has j been kept in the best condition is. the question the members of the automobile club are supposed to Turner, who escaped from the To-lf0,Wtion t0ffether wnich Is at tbfi answer. Cards were sent to each peka loauitmai tcnooi lasv weec of the members Teho- are to return' twenty' minute after he- had" been them after signifying which road taken there to begin serving an Inde was in their estimation in best con- terminate sentence, was arrested in dition during the season. The Kansas City. secretary of the automobile club,1 ne suffered for two years from a Jesse Ward, has rece vsd a large peculiar desire to kiss the girls of M number of these cards but some mile home town of Turner, ne was votes are yet out and he is hoping paroled one time on his promise to these will be turned in soon in refrain from the klssincr habit and was order to get a dtfinite idea In the doinir nicely until Christmas eve future as to which road deserves when he got in trouble by touching the shade prize offered by the club. It has off a boys hair with a lighted canlle j been the plan of the Association to at a church Christmas tree and then give a banquet the latter part of offering to lick the deacon whoob the month, at which time the jecJed to his performance. He said farmers who have kept the roads in jt wa8 not his present intens on to good condition are to be tbe guests serve his sentence at the Industrial of the automobile club and at this hnni time the prizes will also be awarded. 1 ' .--.v i on: Public Library, say a . that in her cp nion. this torn and patched news paper is oue of the best articles in '.lie collection. I According to weather reports In this publication tbe middle of January j weather differed slightly in 1871 from uhe weather of that same month in '1913. On January the 11th, 1871 ?hermometers registered 73 degroes in nnw tiiiTii vVl it . . .. nnniulMftrp Enthusiastic Meeting at City Hall Banquet Mart V 4th , The board of city commissioners met Tuesday afternoon and tbe first business taken up at the meeting was the ordinance introduced by Coojmis sloner Sains providing fur tbe Issuance of bnr.fls In pnynjent cf the edit of 'paving South Highland from Tenth HER ESCORT WAS TIMID A few evenings ago a young, man 8treet to Fourteenth. and a girl friend were sauntering up . . ... I The ordinance nrnvlrl n; fnr t.he rrt, r . ' ' i Main street, fairly well absorbed in a. ' .... , The Democrats are nMnniii? . to r.nnslruct on of a sewer runninc from i u . n u .t r'i. . discussion of some interesting nature, . t celebrate March 4th in Clyannte in. Olive street and North Santa Fe, . It i v uu on v buuuviii nunc rov auuut fitting manner, as well as in . Washington. Here there will be a t . . . . , , . . ,, ., . sireei, a noarse uuun uuuk was big banquet. The date is all that ' has been definitely ' arranged. The committee for the banquet will be composed of a lady and gentleman who Is ' slightly timid in regard to ! automobiles any way, leaped forward from each precinct and they will be , ft vv . , . . . . i . Blue naia as uio ivucu uj j.uo in charge of all of the arrangements , . young lauy was ici euauuuu in mo 6R0CERY BUSINESS HAS ATTRACTIONS Charles Shirley who has been a stenographer for three years under Tirr Cunningham, for the Santa Fe has resigned his position to go in the grocery business with his four brothers. Shirley brothers have two stores and Charles is the fifth to enter into the grocery business: Miss Lael Gardner is back at work at Kress' after having been confined to the house since Chanute with an injured knee. Miss Gardner slipped and tore the ligaments of her knee. Howard Williams of Fort Scott pent Sunday In Chanute witb his parents J, C. Wllllami and wife. The meeting, over which John Gray presided as chairman, was nished with discussions of , plans for the city Democratic organiza tion. Mrs. J. A. Woosley returned Mon day afternoon from numboldt where she bas been to attend the funeral services of her uncle. Mrs. L. O. Holland of Kansas City Is visiting at the borne of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Snyder. Until Christmas to Mulberry, thence west to Forest bui-ii ouumu uu w t w kkJ'J uatrl bO till 6 starting place, was placed on second reading and advanced to third and final passage. It was declared legally passed by tbe Mayor. Bids will be advertised for immediately. The sewer will be paid for by the owners of the real property in three annual payments. RemoDstraoce was received against the paving of West Sycamore street from Santa Fe to Grant. This was WEDS JOPLIN BRIDE reported to have been signed by an Raymond Cofer of Chanute and insumceni numoer or resiaent pro- Miss Jaunlta Drye of Joplln. Mo., 'perty owners to over rule the petition were married at the;bome of Miss ' t0 Pave and 80 West Sycamore will Drye's pareuts Monday. The young j be one of the streets to begin work oupIe then went to Oklahoma and on early in the spring as the weather are expected in Chanute within the. conditions permit, course of a week and will be at home middle of tbe street until the car pasted on. We wonder bow he quares himself. time Mrs. Holland responded to the at 202 South Lincoln avenue, Mr title Miss Margaret Snyder. Mrs. A. E. Currle Is daughter, Mrs. Thomas Topeka. NO FEAR OF TURKEY TROTTERS Cofer Is a brakeman for the Santa Fe j The report has been circulated that and is one of the popular Santa Fe President Elect and Mrs. Wilson have visiting ber boys. not been in favor of the usual ln- Gardner in MIgges Bessie Ebert and Genevieve augural ball for the reason that they Ellio.t were the Chaoute representa- j feared tbe epidemic of "turkey trot- Hamilton re- tlves to a meeting of the Sons and i'D8. -iney took occasion to deny Mr and Mru R P turned -Sunday to Cherryvale after ' Daughters of Justice In Iola Tuesday lbese reports Tuesday and said that visiting Mrs. Hamilton's mother Mrs. night. Tbey report an enthusiastic . thelr chief reason for not favoring Alma Perlgo for several days. Mrs. W. E. Barker returned Sun day noon from Springfield, Mo, meeting and good daoce. Mrs. S. M. Bell of Tulsa is visiting ' ber grandson C. F. Bell aDd family. thelnauuural ball was Its Indirect cost tn the government. Governor Wilson will continue to act as Governor of New Jersey until March 3.