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i ! ,.r-i , $1.00 PEK EAS. CHANUTE, NEOSHO COUNTY. KANSAS. FRIDAY. MARCH 14 1913; VOL. 41: NO. 281 McCune Drug Store 'Wall Paper, House, Barn and Carriage Paints. Phone 828, Street No; 111 W. Main II mi an - -.IILm.. .ii i AGENT FOR SOUTH EASTERN KANSAS Will fee at Chanutc Every Three Weeks Farms Offered for Work At a meeting Fri. night at the City Hall, whose attendance was large enough to fill the room J. H. Milter, of the State Agricultural C IIeiie addressed the people on the subject of a Farm Adviser or as he calls them Demonstration agents. Seth J. Bailey, the presidtrat of the Commercial Club, presided at the meeting ad the audience was com posed of business men and reprc. sentatwe farmers. Mr. Wilier spoke on the subj-jc of Demonstration Agents tor an a hour and a half io a veoy interesting manner and roused tfce enthusiasm;:! of hi audience. Ke talked on the development of Agiicaltural Educ-I tion through different channels, thvi Agriocltural College, extension work end the Farm IBcmonstratioei Agcxt. The agent he maintained should be a man wcirh a thoroc!i knowledge of soils a -scientific t rant ing amd able to obsewe condition tw they really eisi. Through seveocl illustration's SKL'. Miller some-of the places i the estimation of thf farmers that demonstratnii agent'Occupits. A former in Lcarouwonh Coua:y had adairy farm oc -which he ho two (hundred cow and , sold miHom Kansas City. iHe was riwi tformed at one titae thai the could ux longer be -c aid in the di on account of its iipurity and f the igoitxis in it. Hesent for ik JLeavenworth -Deananctration Ai .and aftat three day otf woik atttte iromodellimg of his Jurms, a chaogit: BRICK HOUSE 'SENT BY MAIL TheChiioute Brick & Tile company ent by Parcel post a few days ugo a hrlck to UteCtay Products Exposi tion officials and they are one Y 'wenty-five thouenrid brick companies who will mkA bricks by parcel poit. They wll be used for erectli-g a holding at 'the Exposition atChlcucu. WomJer'riow the Chicago mail car riers rlw the sending of twenty-five nrlcks toy parcel post. Each hrlck will average 5 bounds In welgfc-t ac cording -to B. W. McFarlan, manager of Tthe'Cbanute Brick & Tlie Oo., to at a hundred pounds a load the p r cirll -servant of Uncle Sam w4M have to 'moke at least 1250 t rips to cirry t fte twenty-five thousand bricks wnlch weigh at least 12508C 'pounds. fcnCb plant was asked to send at least one sample and those eear Cbl tfO are asked to send more, 1914 CONFERENCE HIRE The South ConfereDCf cf the Metho d i church may be held here In 1!U. tlot only are the merutsers of the Methodist church ia favoTof this b it. he Business Men'sAssociation, the C.nuoierclal Club, the 'Autotuobl e I ub and the City Commissioners, all of whom wl I send Infitat.ons to the conference now oeng held In Parsons. Since the Mettodist ciurcb has bft-o rebuilt the pewple feel that thev mve ample accuKdation for those who will attend eoch wsrieelUig and would be much pieaed ta have tl opportunity to return the kmdne-s i hey have received at the bands of he. people of other towns. Lapham and Clover Mayoralty Candidates These Two Men High Wth Morrison Third--School Board Nominations The Primary is all ever and the votes were all counted by nine o'clock, the j ibs of the judges and clerks being considerably les arduous than at the fall election when all the votes weri; not counted until after noon '.he following day. A comparatively light vote was polled, there bevng a total of iq 8 votes cast for Mayor. Tliis is slightly less than fifiy percent of the votes registered., as the registra tion list included 4 71 names. A heavier vote is expected at the city election to be held on April 1st. Lapham's vote amounted to 663 and the neict best man was Clover wjth a vote of -557. J. L. Morri son, J. B. Toung and D. W. Mats ler who were eliminated in the pri mary each received the following votes Morrison 334, Young 289 arrfl. Matsler 61. There wesno opposing candidate for Treasurrer of the School Boeid Hetrick Filled With HELD ON SUSPICION Received---Band in Good Trim, T nn 1 ArTnnn ih.,ha Via14 kn fYi 11 nrrt A t Concert CroWd police force Monday nlutht who an. swred the (jiven description by the A ; Collection of $35.07 Was Tls l'fflcers of two neuroes who are wanted mere ror roooing stores. The officers of Tulaa fnfornrd the Chanute police Friday that a robbi ry had beeu committed and for them to TJe crowd which filled the Het- look out tor two r,eKroes, Kfvln(.' rici, from top to bottom Sunday description of each. Of the to were aftlriioon was enthusiastic in t eir arrested one was abe to clear himself prjse of the band concert given by the o'her Will Hale is oeing held 'he Chanute ConccTt Band under on suspicion until an officer arrives thedirecticn of Professsr.r Thurlow frt'tu Tulsa at noon. Hale has a Litftirauce. The band has been re- sister here ar.d has been In Chanu e hjavsmg regularly lately and they erore. ine oniy suspicious ininK or.. i.n tr.nijiiw trnnH tr:m found when he was seaiched was a Sevnal new selections have been burglar's saw. Hale says he Is a cook added to their repertoire part of and knew nothing about the robbery, ichich thev gave yesterdsy. Prof. T. A. Jffers made the BUSINESS MEETING OF LIBRARY BOARD 'collection speech" and called for At a meeting of the Library Board the nickels, dimes and quarters, but held Monday afternoon at Library did not mention the pennies. The Hall the various committees who wi l collection amounted to tS'l have charge of the different depart which is the largest that has ever ments of library work were chosen for been taken at a Chanute baud the book committee. Those on the concert. committee are Mesdames John Carter, F. L Breyfogle, P. Hurt, B S. SEWER FOR WEST SICE Justice and Milo Jones. The build- . .j, . iji ,v, intr and grounds committee. C. P, An ordinance pruvldinu far the s " ' rraxei, w. m. uray, a J. muey ana lavint; of a sewer called Sab Sewer .tm.i. d...nr. .nmw w Mrs. P. Hurt. Rules and regulations. and F. E. .Bodley was norained pa8sed K the meet(n(? ()f lhe b()ard ()f Mesdames Henry, Jones and Carter. KAYIE KEWAINX XATY If the present ,pians of the Kuty Knilroad In regard to the line lht Chanute i on, icutnry tbracigh, Ch- 11 1 e wlH 'have twi I'trere trains on toe Kat-y than ohey ibave now. Coming -souuh the tew taaio arrlv at Chaoti te at 4:45 nd reaches Par- in -drainajge and reotolation uoilj -uns at Un-flS. Going Durth the train the direction of the ccientificjillyj arrives from iPareow at9i!0. TliU ttained man, tne faroevs ,milk wat. wt.uid ntake ifi e trakas dally on the again accepted. Hetwy s that fcireliKat.y aod furmtsh good 1 coaoec ion three days- of the expert's sserv(c!vu n souCbern, Aorthern and eastern meant a thousand doiUars a year to hitu. A district JJiionstratioi.; Agent has been arranged fur wtioi will ha.ve ohmge of s&utheastcro' Kansas. Tnii arrangecmt caade .pxrtly because of the lack of men trateed to -carry on dexoi,sua tion wori compfctely. The ditcrict aent is Eo.uer ot Maahattaa and he will be ia Ch.a cute about once in three weeks. Farms have been offered already for demonstration p,urposS near Chanute, Csweeo, Farsons, Erie and a number of other towns. At the meeting last night A. -G. Nelson, A. S. Lapham and E. S. Myers publicly offered their farms for use. Two farms will be taken tome place near Chanute for demonstration purposes one on the east sidle and one of the west. Four thousand dollars would sup ply the county with a farm demon stration agent for 2 years and of this two thousand would come from out side sources but the other two thousand would have to be sub scribed by the county. BACK TO HUBBY Mrs. Ethel White and C. Isham were arrested about midnight Satur day nlgbt on the complaint of a local hotel man They were takeD to Jail and about five o'clock next morning put up their watches for appearance bonds. They were scheduled to ap pear In police court this morning but neither showed up. The woman who gsve her name as'Vrs. Ethel White and said she bad a husband la Bur lington took the first tram out for home and hubby. Charles Hays has returned from Wichita Falls, Tex., where he has been working at the carpenters trade for some time. He says there Is plenty of work to be done there aod expects to return later. omuls, by jolnc to Parsons. Tbe niuraiing itraln ftoni toe north comes lnt Cbanute at -6:55, (ie one in the at th aC il:aO and the ufi er ,r.-'0 train f ruiii the north 1:3.'!. vvYib the iwMIMob of .another train L'ofeig north at :l.20 and one u.'olnir - (uch at a-Aii in the t-veuinr the People In the towns near C'hanuto on ttie r.aty would bare a good half day to do their suoppiiii; it Chae.ute and make It much ajore convtnbeDt than tUe present service. for that ptiace, Fortifce Members of School Bonrd there wiffiibe D. M. Kennedy, H. K. McCill and W. M. Barber 'C. E Rvmbday came next to the com. inctteeM (candidates in the matter of vtes. Tiiese three men who vere do , in ale tl are the choice of the Gwmaniititse who are working on the Ifhygb Soisool proposition. The vote for school board an ni ters was as follows: VV M. Bar bee, t$gg; D. M. Keanedy, iei36; EH Leslie, 339; H. H. McCall. 980; C E. Rumbley, 55; aad W. B Te (registration bots are ;gaiu open and will remain o ueii' ten da.y llxef ire Tuesday, April Mi the idaiteof tbecity election. Commissoners Tuesday, The sewer runs in the alley south f Main street Massey and Gr& from Alien to Rutter Avenue and also south from Main to First street in the alley between Atfen and Rutter Avenues. Bids will be advertised for immediately. WILL IMPROVE VfELST THffiD The ordinance for ibbe ,lmropve ment of W68t Third street from Soutk Forest to Kansas avenue was placed 00 first readtog at the meeting of the Board of Commissioners Tuesday afternoon. Wfcether this will be im proved with bricic or some form of cormrete has not yet been definitely settled. The paving will be about thirty feet wide, and will probably be commenced as soon as tlie weatlier permits work if the red tape part of the deal is through by that time. STREET REPORT APPROVED The Mayor and Commissioners at their meeting Friday afternoon ap proved the report of Street Commis sioner Lofsren. According to this report $213.81 have been spent on the cleaning and repairing of streets. This aiso Includes the salary of the commissioner, $75, and the labor em ployed. The total for repairs aod cleaning without labor amounted to $43 65. The streets are in good con dition and work is going on steadily without any noise being made. THAY3 TAKES WE SAME I'D l6e (rame with Timer Saturday eve.n'MHf at-Ttiiver the Chanu he bos tout 'by a xcore of 38 to 8 tfle-wever Chev iMd not iice to the Second team s Thaler. When the Ctianut team ej.wu potxy- of ieMoldt, jReuiir tud, WCKt'T(im, Boe and Ht ard M.iiler, tccitt, thexs they looked bU; for the Thayer second team wbieh has small boys for players. The itret teamt of the Association Uieti took then 011 tor a geme and took the game 38 to 0. Thtyer put the sa.e A.O. U. W. 60 LCDGE The Grand Lode of the A. O. U W. In meeMoK In Aik-msns City this week. They bold (fraud Lode every two years aod wake I', tin occasion la Lodge tife. in ir rem-uiberpd. In lirefi wml 1 Uij ieleiinl.e frolri lie lnci u.u "d awionif hi her who tire i'MecMn Hit; week'-1 -hkii n ne W. V. Ai'e, Ii. C Bufiljy Hi.d Charles AlUMrta. Negro Released VTiU flale the iero who In company with another were arrested bv the city fi jliee from a dei-crlption by the Tu'sa efficers hae bot h heen released. Ooe wa-i released Tuesday luofuii.tf ana the other o Will Hale, ws held until word w reeved frotu the Tulsa tiulcialti that he was not the man they were looking for. was released Tuesday afternt on. Auditing committee, Messrs Bodley, Entertainment, Mrs B- S Justice, Mrs Milo Jones and S. J. Biiley. The constitution and by-laws of the Library Association were revised in a few instances. The report of Miss Ada Allen, Libraiao, for the month of February was read approved. It was as follows. Books exchanged, juvenile fiction 532, non-fiction 311, adult fiction 1748 and the total is 2591. Four hundred and forty books were purchased during t e month, part of which have never been on the library shelves before and others of thein were purchased to take the place of worn out copies. RECEIPTS GREATER THANDISBUilSEMEflTS City Finances in Good Shape According to City Clerks. Report. He HEtlRY TRELOGCEN DEAD G, G. TreloKen received word Sun- team in ttw field that they did nut day from Lu"berton, New Mexico, year when they played Chanuu5'scltj: tbat nenry Trelougan had died, team here. I IIenry Treloggen Is a brother of G. G. FINAL ESTIMATES OF CDST J The final estimates of the coC of two lateral sewers constructed b Contractor Tdylor were received j Tuesday from the City Engineer : Charles Pratt, and will be paid iuj- tueaiateiv. u ie estimate is for b it. 'eral No 1, Main District No 3 whicl there is 635 feet. The amount, rtii" ; Mr. Taylor on samj Is $1)8082 The other sewer is Ssuo Sewer "Q" Main District number 2, of which there Is four hundred feet with $374.42 yet due on It. The February report of City Clerk Amyx of the financial stand ing of the city of Chanute is out: today and shows a total income for the city of J 15, 1 13 44, while the total disbursements for the ran-th were bu-, 9755.12 leaving a gn"w inn the treasury of nearly five thousand' dollars. A little less than five thcusauv? dollars were spent for the purchase of gas this month and the collec tions were a little over ten tbonsirw! dollars. In February the consumer pays for the gas that the city has purchased in January as the con sumer is given until the twt&iLetVi of the following mnth for payrntnl of h:s gas bills. Salary and lab'-r-have been kept to a minimum this, month, the labor bill being slightly small on account of the month being shorter and having, one. rW;; day in its twenty eight days".. An unusually small num r -f water leaks have been reported in spite of several days of culd w..Ltr and the expense of lot.riu lie lines last fall before fre weather has ben made back trc rimoo nir in, o m , n.ca -it rna r. ink tlillo In A.n 110 . p.n .,r!,l lk.n . rft ulna, ill vuuipai lauil Willi I ,v i-if, u. iaai wiiuci. rvcuaiis ia- water - iun. the month of February amiMintet?. to $3 besides the labor, of wUith-w-separa e account is not sho.n 1 in the monthly raports. The Public Utilities funds show nice banV balances this month. Oaa with lowest with an eleven handrerl balance. The total bank balance of the city at the end of February was $73 559 56. Mr. W. S. flam of Iolii and Mrs. V. Frash of Indiana went to Iola Tnes day after visiting here for a few day with Mrs. w. s. Micheneu $4520.1 1 FOR FEBRUARY GAS The Board of City Commissioners allowed the eas bills Friday for gas purchased by the city during the month of February. The bills were as follows. L. L. Marcell, $867.87; P. C. a Oil and Gas Co., $98.98; D. H. Fisher, 13553 26, the total Is $4520.11. OlATHEIQ BUILD LIBRARY ' aDd 14 ' Probable that the body will Olathe, Kansas, March 11.-At a !,be laken t0 tne old h0jne ln IlliDol9 ovaetlng of the board of directors ot "for burial. If this Is done Mr. Tre- the city library .-af Olatlw, this after i ogRen will go to Illinois. noon, the contract for the erection of 1 a gbi.GOO Carnegie library was let. It DtAIH Or Mi, CLUUB is to be completed by August I. The lrs. Emma Cloud, living seven site, given the board by thelty, is on miles northeast of Chanute died at North Chestnut street just outside ber borne Sunday morning at five-, the business section. thirty at the age of seventy-seven A tax fur the support of the tibrary years, three months and seven days, bag bee a levied and IZ,200 Is rxlsed The fanily has lived for many years S. AND D, OF J. HOLD CONVENTION Pittsburg Kansas, March 11. The national convention of the Sods and Daughters of Justice, a fraternal TreloKgen His mother was with him organization, opened a three days' each year thereby. near Chanute and previous to that made their home near Piqua where the husband was buried five years ago 6RAND L006E AT HUTCHISON The A. O. U. W. Grand lodge which ' Is now meeting in Arkansas City will AN EARLTflN PINEER IS DEAD meet next year at Hutchison, Kan. A. F. Heilman a Kansis Pioneer The officers for the next two years 'are who has lived near Earlton for many nominated and a part of them have many years died at the home of his been appointed. Several Chanute daughter, Mrs. Milton Clemens 2, men are attending the , sessions. miie3 east of Earlton Mon. morn- Among them are Ira Greenwood, W. jog at two thirty. F. Allen, Harold Bodley and Charles - Allison. ELECTRICIAN'S BOND APPROVED Mrs. L. H. Cole went to Pittsburg The bond of J. B. Donivant, elec- Monday to attend the National Con- trician, for one thousand dollars was vention of the Sons and Daughters of approved at the meeting of the Board Justice. Harry Young, president of of City Commissioners Tuesday. It thelodge here is also attending the gives him the right to wire and in- convention. stall electric fixtures in this city. session bete today. Two hundred delegates from different states are In attendance. The installation of ofllcers will take place Thursday afternoom .MOVING TO WESTERN KANSAS E. H. Kinderdick and family are making preparations for moving to Western Kansis from Petrolia. Mr. Klnderdick was formerly one of Petrolla's general merchants. He ex pected to return and work there after seeing bis family settled in their new heme. - Card of Thanks We wish to thank the Elks, the Ladies Aid Society of the Christian Church, ueighbors and many friends for their many kindnesses and their beautiful floral offerings during the illness and at the time of the death of our mother, Mrs. Louisa Lester. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. F. Boehm. S. Grebe has returned tn Mnrai, Ia, his home after visiting' w5trs Georce Grebe an1 family,. Mr. J. A, Hodges spent Tuesday afcernucn in Iola. Mrs. N. F.Edwards of Bird City who has b ei visiting her niece Mrs W. F. Hartwiif is spending a few t3ays In Rest. I. J. Edwards and wlfearrlved from Iola Tuesday and expect te live here and have a rooming house. William Stewart, wife and Myhew Stewart left Tuesday for Fruita, Colo.. where they will spend the summer. Mrs. Chester Hill of Pocasset, Okfi. and Mrs, Mary Hill of Lawrencebaie gone to Lawrence after visiting here with i.e. Blankenchip and fatr.iJv, Mrs. Sarah Mclntrye left Monday for her home In Lomax, III., after coming here to attend the funeral of her mother, Mrs. Charlotte Smith. Mrs. Mclntyre has remained for a two weeks visit with relatives. George Bowen returned Tuesday night to Independence after spending a few days here on business. Mr. Bowen Is a member of the Indepen dence Torpedo Co. that drilled in bu oil well on the Krueger lease south east of town and shot It Monday- W. C. Balslnger, who has taken the place of H. A. Hatch as DivigioD Ki gineer Is moving his family here from Topeka and they will make their home at 626 South Highland. 7r. natch was transferred to the roast dlvlson of the Santa Fe some weeks a,;o. ' James McCranabau and family vt AltooDa who formerly lived ln Cha nute will return here to make thir home sometime this week. Mr. Tr Granahcn has purchased the dairy of H. J. Hackney.