WELLINGTON, KANSAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1899.
FROM THIS DATE
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We will give a piece of
Jiitr 1 Ki
With each purchase from $1.00 and up. We have
of the PREMIUM Ware.
Our line of Christmas Goods is the
largest we have ever shown.
SEE US FOR
Blankets, Tablo Linen
Umbrellas, Kiel Gloves, Mittens.
Found Dead In His Bed.
J. A. Scandrett was fouod dead in
his bed at the iEtna hotel about 10
o'clock this niorninir. He had evi
dently died sometime duriDg the lat
ter part of the niht of paralysis, with
which he was a sufferer. The funeral
will he held from the Episcopal church
tomoraw afternoon at 2:30 o'clock,
and burial will h.'raade in Prairie
Tiu deceased was one of the oil res
idents of Wellington, anrl was lsiphly
resected by everybody. Tin- news of
bisdtdtu c:u;ssd great surprise, and
brought forth tunny fxpre.-sions of
sorrow. Mr. Scandrett was at one
time one r.t the wealthiest citizens of
Wellington. Fie built a portion of
the Press business block, and in the
early days of the county's blstnry,
dealt extensively in cattle interests,
and was identified with the Unanrial
institutions of this city. The collapse
m iLe noom played tiavocwitii bis The principal cln
u tt-i C3L3, auu (,i iaie years H hau
Uvea in moderate circuin-tanees.
Several years ago be suflere.: u stro!:e
of pirn lysis, from which lie new r er
tirely recovered. Since th;;t tiuie he
h id been in p ior health.
The deceased was a native of Ire
land. He cam1 to Welli.-.jfton from
Peoria, 111., where he was engaged ia
the dry poods business, about twenty
years ago. His only living relatives
area brother in Ireland, a sister In
law, Mrs. Elizabeth Scandrett ot Wel
lington, two nieces, Mrs. Geo. Hamb
lln' of Wellincton, and Mrs. Sadie
Frisbie of Sac county, Ion a, and a
tephew, Leslie Scandrett of Welling
ton, lie was Dever married. His life
was insured for ?l,000 in the K. & L.
of F. lodge, and the policy is payable
to Dis nephew.
As acitizen, do man stood higher in
the community than Mr. Scandrett.
His sense of honor and integrity were
cever questioned. II was a promi
nent member of the OJd Fellows ana
Knights (.f Pjthias lodges of Welling
ton. The fun-ral will bu h?U undr
the auspices of hntli lodges.
Iliichc ick arid Roberts of the Siate
Univetsity, will play with the Wel
lington foot ball team, Christmas day.
State Bank Ccm:ii!s:oner JJm W.
Breidenthal claims that the xlnU
system of state government is wrong
and if elected 2ov-m r i.'-.t V'-Jir l:e
will recommend that several i-li;ir.gc
be made in' t!ie t::te : iv tituliur,.
ge which l;e ;!ern.;s
necessary lor the Avf.;;t: m' t ; st.-iU-is
the abolishment "f t.oe Li ut:cLi of
the legislature, lie s iy- ir, is all rl'y
to have a house ai.d a seratv, and
Mi-it ine or the other ought, to be
ariolishrd. "They chini 1lm one
brancli is a check i.n the otner," said
he. "that one prevt ms tne other from
making radical laws. This is a mis
take. Thbimlywiy one clucks i lie
other is to prevent wholesome legis
lation. Two houses art? not ne"csary.
The governor h js the vjto poAvr. If
the legislature passes a bad bill, he
can veto It. The governor Is all the
A Sensible Conclusion.
Having decided that
Buttrey's Shoe Store
is the best place fcr
such things, I have
left my pack of slip
pers, slipper soles,
leggins, etc., there.
I had some extra
nice ones this year.
check tint Is necessary. It is a use
less expense to h lye two bnnchea t f
There will b a football frame here
Christmas day betwteu the Welling
ton and Pcabody teams.
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WE BEGIN MUCH NEEDED IMPROVEMENTS
mum pictociit quariers ou January isi, ana in oraer to maKe f
m room for carpenters, painters and paper-hangers to work we fl
m will have to greatlv reduce our stock. To n nnnmrilich thic wo fe
IsirsJ mnct n
year s uusmess m our msxory, we wm close it with a
This sale commences TUESDAY. DVH PR)i cnri tttHI nincn
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Q! A rpTT"D"n A V T?T7T?"TT"Tr T oniL t j.t'1
wxvxa.x xj v xvt vx, jjcu. ouiu. in mis great saie we isinu
will close out: c
I Jackets, Capes and Cloaks . . at x Price M
I One lot of Street Hats at . . . 29c I
I Trimmed Hats, Baby Caps and Hoods, y. Price
I Enormous Sale on Wool and Cotton Blankets 13
y uicao ltuuuuuuu uu vv UUltJil fr3
Dress Goods and Silks
Flannel and Flannelette Night Robes
at Wonderful Prices
Wishing you One and fill a ftay Christmas,
we remain, Yours My,
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