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El OYl BAKIW3 POWWK CO., Wf VOW. OUR COUNTY NEWSWRITERS Portland. Mr and Mrs. Donahue departed for Texas last Friday. .They will stop at Rogers, Ark., for a few das, from whence they will resume their journey. Miss Pearl Short of Fayette 111. is visiting her brother, J. E, Short, the grain dealer. A traveling photographer, named Booth, stopped in our little city for a week He did quite a nice lot of worn in his 'line, and would have done more, but as H. C. Scrofrgs has been taking pictures here, he didn't think it would be proper to try to work up much trade. The Woodmen held their regular meet ing in the hall Saturday evening. F Trebb has his buggy almost com pleted. Now, girls, which is going to get the first chance to dedicate it. Mrs. Craven of Milan, Ind., arrived here on an extended visit with relatives. She is a sister-in-law of Mrs. U V. Knapp, also Mrs. E. E. Rou. Mr. Bowennaster presented his daugh ter with a lovelv violin last week. The partv at Mr. Downey's Saturday evening was largdy attended and proved a success. The evemug was spent in games after which a Lake aU was indulged in. Bart Johnston and Miss Una Utz won the cake. Misses Br.itehers and Belle Sheppered and Ed Uratehes visited friends at Oxford Saturday and Sunday. A subscription is being taken up for the purpose of get a bell for the M.Iv church. We think it will help wonder fully and has h.-tn much needed in our little hamlet. I.et the good work go on. Mr. and Mrs. Hutchinson visited wit!: friends at Ashtoa Sunday. Misses Una I'tz, Cassie MeClusky Anna Trcbhe; Mesrs. Bart Johnston and Geo. Keowu spent Sunday evening witu Miss I.illa Kuapp. A social lime was enjoved, music being the main feature. Caldwell. Melton Cahow is in the Strip, liking for a farm, John Builta shipped a Car load of ca:t!e this week. Frank Logan and wife made a trip to Deer Creek, seventeen miles south of Ilunnewell, then on to S.dt Fofk, six miles farther. Wheat looks good. Or chards are not as good as we expected to see. Very few apple trees are planted mostly peach trees. The wolf hunt mentioned last week, in the Logan neighborhood, didn't kill the wolf, but it was a sorry time for the poor jack rabbit. Wat Rarick was shot in the hip, but is not dangerously hurt. The spelling and ciphering match at the Jordan school where Miss Clara Lo gan teaches, was well attended Friday night. Miss Maty Kelly was the best speller and Lew Harper was the cham pion in ciphering. Mother Darby gave the girls a quilting last Saturday and a party in the evening. A good time is reported. Miss Mary Kelly had a spelling Thurs day night, at No. 98. Lyceum at No. 191, every Friday night. Superintendent Massey was visiting been quite scnools in tins locality lasi wees. Samuel Fatton, will leave this week, over land, for Higgins, Tex., to visit frieuds and relatives. Oscar McClure is husking corn for Earnest Crane. He says Mr. Crane's corn is making sixty bushels per acre. Mrs. W. M. Carter returned home this week from the state where she had been visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs. Newbold of Argonia. She has been away since last September. Qeuda. Peliyed Letter. School report of the Geuda Spring. puMir school for the month ending Jan 12, 1900: GRAMMAR DEPARTMENT. Total enrollment, 23; average daily attendance, 173-20; total half days at tendance, 6S6; number of half days lost, no; average daily absence, 23. Those neither absent nor tardy are: Jennie Ault, Freddie Chambers, Lora Mitchell, l'earl Rowe, Hallie Wade, Bertie Nester. Eighth Grade, Rank One: Clara Bum gardner. Rank Two: Jennie Ault. Sev enth Grade, Rank One: Pearl Rowe. Rank Two: Lora Mitchell. A. L. Cross, Teacher. INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENT. Total enrollment, 24; average daily attendance, iS; those neither absent nor tardv are: Willie Bricker, Winnie Back er, Ada Ault, Earl Ault, Lester Ward, Harry Ward, Albert Nelson. Fourth Grade, Rank One: Albert Nelson. Rank Two, Ada Ault. Fifth Grade, Rank One: Dolly Tidwell. Rank Two: Winnie Bricker. Sixth Grade, Rank One: Lester Ward. Rank Two: Willie Brisker. Lora Ward, Teacher. 1'KIMARV D HP A RTMK XT. Total enrollment, 35; average attend ance, 2S'. Those neither absent nor lardy are: Jennie Bricker, Harley Da'is, Lewis Smith, Ella Malone, Warren S'okes, Charlev Conlev, Alvin McCall, Gertie McCall. ' Third Grade, Rank One: Jennie Bricker; average, 97 1-6. Rank Two, Harley Davis; 97 Second Grade: Rink One, Warren Stokes; average, 922. Rank Two, Charley Conley, average, S7. First Gaade: Rank One, Lucy bars'.; avarnge, 89. Rank Two, Ernest Bum gardner; avenge, S4.-L.vrRA Long, Teacher. The pupils and teacher of the Primary grade were pleased to welcome Miss Rosa Wolf. Mrs. Dr. Davis, Mr. Tidwell and Mrs. McCall, as visitors of their de partment within the last month. ?diss Rosa Wolf, Mr. and Mrs. Ward, visited the Intermediate grade. The pupils and teacher of the Gram mar grade were complimented by a pleasant visit from Noah Barnhart. Blaine Rowe enrolled with the Sev enth grade pupils this month. The small-pcx scare kept several out of school this month. Nina Bumgardner and Kittie Gabriel were absent several days on account of sickness. II. E. Pratt went to Wellington lion- day afternoon to take his son up to his uncle s. A few country boy were visiting Dan Prat Sunday afternoon. Council Hill. lDelaye.1 Letter We visited the high school last Satur d iv. Everv time we look in on the suc cessful institution we notice a marked advance in the school. The teachers and pupils both are earnestly at work. Miss, Myrtle Henderson of Argonia, is spending a few days at Council Hill. II. D. Crocker, the inventor of the Air Gun Clothes Washer, visited at Coun cil Hill last Saturday. Tom Owen has a very sick horse. Dr. Stevens of Wellington, was called to treat it last Saturday. Wheat is growing this fine1 weather. This, too, is good weather for stock. Mr. Ashmore of Prairie Garden, got the largest checks given by the Kansas Creamery Co., for butter fat in the Wichita district last month. Hukle. We have a new grain buyer at Hukle, Mr. McCullough. Chas. Bull commenced threshing Monday. He will have about Uo week's threshing to do. Ollie Bull has the spinal meningitis, in stead of the malarial fever, as reported last week. She seems to be improving. Miss Minnie Burchell, the teacher of the Ohio Ctnter school, is quite si.k. She had to close school. Miss Minnie Davis, teacher at Argyle, was home over Sunday. Misses Delia and Minnie Bruncher, Henrv Wright, and Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Sadler were guests at Mr. Teachout's last Sunday. G. Morgan is visiting his son-in-law, R. C. Not 1, for a few days. The Tleasant Valley school is taking a general review. Several of the students are expecting to take the January ex amination, E'en. (Too L ite for Lat Week.) The Calloway school w ill give a spell ing match Thursday night. Charlie Booth of i)eer Creek, O.T., visited with Thomas Burford last week. Quite a number of young folks from this vicinity attended the dance at Con way Springs Thursday night. The literary at the Mead school was reorganized. A good program is being prepared. Everybody is cordially in vited to attend. Frank Mercer threshed wheat for T. J. Burford, Tuesday. Frank lias several jobs to thresh before he can "anchor" for the season. The famous Eden township sportsmen, who killed so many rabbits in their grand hunt last year, have decided to try their luck again Wednesday. It is evident, however, that they will not be as suc cessful tins year as they were last. Rab bits are considered quite scarce here. A very pleasant and enjoyable time was had at the home ot Mr. ami Mrs. Mort Ilandv Friday night. Ouite number of their neighbors and friends I nuiily gathering at their result, nee to surprise!, r ,tt. t,ji inisiuav c .1 'IMin.. o.f,,! TM.,,1' :" - ;.. ' 1 .1 nick.l.' v . 1. r after which refreshments were served. They departed at a late hour with a plot to "try someone else." TUB WISDOM OF AGE. Prairie Centre. Very fine weather for mid-winter, and prosptfts for an immense crop of wheat are flattering. Mr. Curry has begun to plow for spring crops. Lester Curry and Will Snyder have bought themselves a fine new buggy. Now girls, you will not have to walk to Sunday school. Rev. Simpson of Anson, delivered two very interesting sermons Sunday, at 11 a.m., and 7 p m., at the Center. late Valley school gave a box supper Wednesday evening. Ed Ilickey who is sick at Mrs. Child ers, is reported some better. John Dolson is making in the wav of a cow stable. Sheldon's Religious Daily. Atclilson Globe. llev. thtrles M. Sheldon will cor djct the Topeka Capital for a week in March, on lines laid do n in bis book: "A I at Would Jesus Du?' We might imagine that SlieHon's locil columns will read something like tins; Si-t e" Raeliael Smith went to Kan ii Cltv today, on No. 1, to attend a ruSMinary meeting. i'he L rd olessed limther Em mud Jims lat niflit with a girl baby. iJ:i'-st'd b thf name of the Loid. tl ;rk, 32.-x.x-2 ) D ui't. f..ii to attend preaching on t'.e L Td's dav, ill the services. 1 iv y'.u sutiscripttvt. 1 1 the va; i us c ill ifb fu cK fl-tneinber, lin-tlin-n, tie Loni lows a eb'crful g v. r. ( C, 3:1:2-8) Drnti.er Samuel Kent f X v Y.i k Jii, is visiiinf Ins utic.e, 1 1 - f 1 1 - - J.spli Thompson. ItMtlnr Km a)r. p irts the L'ini s work progr.-!. : g in Sew Y.'fk. Ain-i ! Go 'itiuiic ruck.!.''- of y.tr'i n S'-id ns 1- c-iv.d ! d ,y Tom Mrot Ur 'un i, - iiuA in ,.-iiiiij:i(i!i, rt 1 i 1 1 1 ( r tr 1 !sdulii a congic-Miiciii. M iv i' t lj ir 1 si-nd Ml' run 1 11 i Ml; sn . '0 1 mi ike T ti iu prove l -i iU "Wot silly things children are, Willy. Ver remember how seeart w e uster be of dat school-teacher wen we wui kids?" N. Y. Journal. POINTED PARAGRAPHS Tin- fine wt ai her-fur 1 1 e pi-l k a- hro'.igM t! e U-U..1 large i r .. .i .y lie Baldwin ial erv win n- the lit. st i .ctfis in Si'!iner f 'Uin can c oh allied v. r Firtners Bank, Wiiing 1. n Kans is Funriv f Iks nf W I ington, whc thev tied old -li "'. rib1) m", "-i a trunk, thought. ..ire decurating the property of a y ih'l' married ci. nple but they made a mistake. Thev tbd the jui.k to a tiunk belonging to the Pern The literary society has broken up for awhile, on account of the s nall-pox. Rev. Denton of Sonta Haven, preach ed at the Union chmch last Sunday morning and evening. t Charlie Iddings a:nl Gail Webber were out on their wheels Sun lay afternoon. p treats of t!if yi'Un.' huand. Tl is improvements practice of decorating trunks is almost as had as the tim ' li .rior'(1 ".shiv:n... " We understand that the Seventyix l( u as 8, , .. , n, . . literan-has been closed on account of so , , ' much sickness. eit-ment of hoodlumisra. Topeka C-if- Mr. and Mrs. II. Yandeubun: of it"'1- Lovett, visited Monday with Mr, Mrs. E. M. Hale. and A letter received i.m B. F. Eiupie this niomirg rflate tuat, his wife .j.x.-m... .. vu """'wt.keiM.ut of the hpi. Hi was in our midst Thursday. i t"" "-"'"iS and U--,eiritf BjT(.n D.X.Caldwell was looking after his ! Christian Science tr-al tiii'iif. She Inis real estate interests in our community ; improved, t he leMrr states, and was .Thursday. . ib e t-i i up estpr,1;n. I TM. I f il.. TT.1. 1 . . b2lM b7o,rreT, - Look for Sale Bills-A. , 1 , . , , , orate banquet Wednesday evening, the 1 . . . A few of the members of the H.T.D.A. ; I7th i)v a,l Mrs Ti,i5a V Ti;1?rw f LOJZan. administrator. The Presbyterians will hold meetings . met at Wellington and held their regular , the c;ty t Pg Five ITllleS munion services on Sunday, the 28th. Mayfield. Joe Wade is quite sick with bronchitis. Miss Clara Ilolliday visited with her parents at Belle Plaine, from Friday an til Sunday morning. Mrs. Lacy is q.iite sick, at this writing. Miss 1ni Bvbee of Wellington, v.h. visiting her sister, Mrs. Gee, the lat'.e part of last week. Uncle Dick Lamb and family, and hi. son-in-law, Mr. Eastus aivl wife visited relative in Wellington, Li t Sund ay. Rev. Denton of South Haven, will fill the pulpit at the Baptist church next Sunday morning and evening. Some of the children in our commu nity are having a tussle with the chicken-pox. W. A. Wilkinson has a fresh cow for sale. Rev. Aidridsre did not fill his appoint ment at the C. P. church last Sunday, as lie was emratred in a meeting at his other appointment. Mr. Crisler, father of Terry Crisler, left Friday for his home in Nebraska. He was accompanied by his grand daughter, Miss Belle Crisler. The K. of L. installed officers in their lodge last Friday night. The C.R.I.K ...ilr. much from Port'i. Dan Fair is r; fro'. ness. : I is not shipping the Strip 0:1 busi- POSiTlONS SECURED. VV;ii l th wh) want 0,)vpmmnt Positions. R.-..OUplnf fls under HvllS any iii D.tititnioiils. I'n niircs hv in.ill for il m... ... .1. . F.Botkinand sister of the city spent5 half SOUth Of Welling- i SK.V. ..li,,i?VlYrSTf, tt-W'Sr '2' Sumlay vising the family of 'Am t?n. A gOOd Variety Of ; lV" soweshnn,,;,,. . stock and 100 acres ! ' ! in course-,0 k p , t,v . i v t ! ' Harry W'ynn and family have moved 'pncf nrif4 fwo onrl Charlie Iddings w.nt to el.mgton 1 to their new home in the Strin CiXSl tlua IWO Qna One- Every cloud has a silver lining so lawyers say. The ignorant are more skeptical than the knowing ones. Nothing so completely takes the cour age out of a man as pity. Man is compelled to work for wha some other animals get free. Even the oldest inhabitant Las t4 bow to the will of the youngest. There is no question about tears be ing the crying need of humanity. Remember Samson's fate and be very careful how you use j our jawbone. It's only half as bad to make a monocle of yourself as it is a spectacle. Good qualities are jewels that onl good breeding can set o!T to advantage About all some v ea'.hrr prophets can truthfully pr?dict is Monns of indignation. The fisherman sometimes makes tha mistake of baiting Lis breath instead of his hook. .Marriage is responsible for the great est human hr.ppir.t r.lso for the greatest human misery. With all the gold we are sending abroad just bow we are sending people who know how to distribute it. Some men ea'n rv.ake a iittle money go a long way. A mechanic recently drew a copper cent out into 5,700 feet of wire. A woman who werps is not a pleasing object, but it must be consoling to some husbands to know hat women who ure addicted to the tear-shedding habit never throw flatirons. Chieagj Daily News. Stoves,$toves Case's Second Hand Store .ins just received the only line of Look Stoves- and Ranges witn heavy STEEL OVENS. niethinir new and ud to date. Win bake biscuits from 4 to 8 minutes, rail an-1 see them before you buy! e aiso nave a gooa stock or House Fur nishing Goods of all kind So trouble to show our goods. Case's 2d Hand Store GO TO , . warn For Groceries Wooden and Tinware. Salt, per barrel, 80c i no lb sks Salt 40c; co lb, 2 fa 5c lc 75c (lootl California Prunes Cabbage, per 1 Greeley Potatoes, Kraut, per qt, Onions, p r bushel, Syrup, per gallon, wenuine Countrv snro-rnim per gallon, 50c Pure Buckwheat Hour, lb, 5c 1 am making a special drive on Ini.k c, ITtes and teas. C. W, MILNE. 5c 25c AN N.li-sevintl piTsoni for district oltice inimiiKcrs iii tbls utatoto repw-k sent me In th, ir own and siirronndlnif eoun U' s Willing t, ,)(,y y(.riy payable v.'oikl. . IicMrnliUM inploynient w'tn iiiiumu . pi'iiitiiniil.-. licfireni-es exclmnxcd. En ri.,M. M-ir-.i(!(lipi.( statuprd envelope, g. A. Park. .1(41 Thxioii Huilditiir. CblcHjo. G. E. Sommerville, 1HE LEADING GROCER. id Fancy Groceries, Queensware, China, and Glassware. Highest .Market Price prid for Produce. Wejlington, Kans. Sfeple ai Some parties are buildine a new barn , on the old Rissel farm. of growing wheat. Bureau of Civil Service Examination, Washington, D. C. 0 A' v 4i Try One Month at Hanlin's Cash Store and you will be surprised at Our Low Prices. SPECIAL NOTICE Every article sold in our grocery department is the finest of its kind made, and we want it distinctly understood that not one single item sold here that is not fit for the finest king in the land. Trash is dear at ary price, and it is strictly beneath the sound business of this store to handle anything of a trashy nature. Familiar articles and unfamiliar prices. PJTATOES. jNUDAVENE. 300 bushels, extra good po-J Xudavene flakes, the best tatoes. They cost you 8oc brand, per package, wide a every wheic. Wide-a-wakeJ wake price 07c per bushel LAUNDRY SOAP Fine laundry so?f, beater '.4 bars for Milan, O.T. The roads are good again and with beautiful eveiiiniis and pleasant, we can attend the meetings at the Trairieviewi school house, which are very interesting. ltierenas never uccn a piw.,to iwiQTi p n- Panto wheat in this neck of woods since the.O liUS IUr &D IrollLS Strip opened that excelled the present one. . L. B. Keiffer, the Timberlake mer chant, has a talking machine in his store which affords considerable amusement for his customers, as it sings songs and speaks pieces. The friends of Earn Crane will be glad to know that he is gradually recovering : from his serious illness. He has been sick for about three months, witi a com plication of diseases. He is well known 1 in this vicinity, having lived here ever since the Strip opened, and is an honor able and uprigkt citizen at all times. The school board in the Hulsey school district, has employed Miss Dora Thomas to teach a tkree month's term of school, commencing February 1st. Nick Hunsinger will leave b a few days J to visit his parents in loiglas county Kansas. Mr. Scott and family, and nephew, 10 barrels very best navy beans, no sand, no diit, but good, clean stuff for the money, 8 lbs. for 25c Hero Is a Honoy. f our packages, pound in pack, Arm and Hammer soda, guaranteed the best, 4 pounds for 24c 70c ORANGE? We have 10 "boxes oranges worlds l!e our competitors sell for 25c' 25c pe. doz. Hanlin wide awake prie 12 and. 15c SORGHUM. 5 bis. fine Iowa sorghum, finest in the land; Han'in,s price per gal. 30c TEA DRINKERS. Here is where we shine. Basket fired, uncolored Ja pan and Imperial, match it for 60c; Hanlin's price 44c TOMATOES NO. 1 ioo cases ol the vety best tomatoes that ever came to town, if not as represented come back and get your money, 3 for . 24c Gen. Arthur Cigars. A ioc ciar. Our price ever and always for 06 C SODA CRACKERS. The best crackers made, guaranteed not made by the trust, at Ilanlin's 7c COFFEE, LISTEN. We offer 1 pound of Com rads Gee Whiz coffee, a regular 25c coffee, Hanan's price 14c CRANBERRIES. Fresh, clean quality, no dirt, no sand, no mud, full b;g quarts Our price 08c BAKING POWDER. O.ie pound Royal or Price's baking powder, sells it at 50c, H mlin's price 40c TOMATOES NO. 2. 25 cases of nice, good to. mitoes, 6c per can or 4 for 23c PARLOR MATCHES. . 12 big boxes to package, of Anchor matches. Our com pel iter's price 200, flinlins price 15 c Figs, per pound, 10'c RASPBERRIES. Best evaporated, lb, 17c The ctbrated Crawford peach es, other stores ask 20c, Haniin's pi ice 15c Bakers chocolate, half pound cake 10 quart tin pail J;ippancd coal hod 2 quart tin coffee not Galv. wash tub, heavv. T. .11 1 J 17c 12o 24c 12c 59c Washboard, 25 and 20c Wire eeg beater Coal oil per gallon 3 pint cups Wire clothes line 100 ft. 10 quart galvanized pail Good hand saw 02c. 15c 05c 21c 21c 49c THE HANLIN MERCANTILE CO. Department Stores: Wellington, 'Newton, McPherson and Wichita, Kansas, and Medford, Okla.