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WM. STRYKER, Editor tad Proprietor. TSSUED every Thursday tad entered for 1 transmission by mall at second class rates $1.00 PER YEAr'iN ADVANCE Thursday, September 20, 1900 Prof. F. E. FraokHn, a son-in-law of Rev. S. Price, has received bis diploma of Ph.D. from the Chicago university. Wm. L. Johnson has bought 160 acres of land nearGeuda Springs of Emma Syfert for $3,000. . . .J. D. beck tier has bought 80 acres of land Id Springdale township of F. A. Holden lor 850. Al Robinson, son of J. C. Robinson, will leave Seattle this week for Wel lington and will arrive here in time to attend the Jubilee. Al Is engaged in the real estate business at Seattle. It will be his first visit to Wellington in more than ten years. The delinquent tax sale this year was the lightest in the history of the county. The number of certificates issued was 186. A year ago there were 215. The average number is from 400 to 500 There are over 24,000 tracts of land in the county. The st. ike of tbe United Mine Workers ot America (coal miners) was declared yesterday. Coal mikes are declared every fall with such regularity aa to arouse suspicion in tbe most stupid. Of course the increased price of coal next winter, which was m ned this summer, win oe aue 10 the strike of tbe United Mine Work ers of America. Henry CiRy, the dairyman, and Miss Grace Phillips were marrif d at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tbos. Phillips, living on North F street, Thursday at 8:15 p.m. Kev. J. C. Hall of the Meth odist church, performed tbe cere mony, which was witnessed by only the relatives and a few of the inti mate friends of tbe bride and groom. The Galveston storm reached the Great Lakes Thursday. Reports from Crystal Beach, a summer resort on tbe west side of Lake Erie, say that every dock has been destroyed. The wind at Buffalo, N.Y., reached a vel ocity of 72 miles an hour, and des troyed the tower on oue of the exposi tion buildings in course of construc tion. Lake Mlchigaosteamerscaugbt In the storm report rough experiences. Topeka Capital: The printed des criptions of the coronation robes of the Jubilee queen of the Wellington carnival read as though they were the Real Thing.... A giri may be ever so popular among her associates, but let her be elected a "queen" of any event and appear la public in her glittering robes, and br friends will be heard saying: "Hub! Wonder if she will ever get her head down to the old size again?" A van W. Ltyne, formerly of Wel lugion, a relative of Elmer Layne, will be married Wednesday afternoon, October 3, at 4:30 o'clock, to Miss Mary Thompson of Huntington, Ind. Alvah is workiDg in a bank at Hunt ington. His future wife is one of two daughters (twins) of a wealthy banker uf Huntington. Miss Thomp son owns cnsicerable Huntington real estate in her name. Alvah's Well iiifion frier.us extend congratu lations ia advance. ARicklslaod special relief train from Chicago went through Wel lingiou al 11 o'clock Friday, on its way to Galveston. The train is carry ing -up; :ies for the storm sufferers. Ageni, Williams ret;ived a telegram las;, uight saying tuat if Wellington peo !e will contribute a car load of fo id and clothing, the train will stop and pick it up.. They cannot stop for anyihing less than a car load. The tra'ii is carrying merchandise to the sufferers free. Caldwell Advance: Miss Margie McKnit'lit began her school Monday monnng. She teaches in the Johnson district northwest of town... Wei lingtini is having a general clean up forth- Jubilee. It is a good thing there somet hing that will cause our sister city to give herself a general scrubbing for she surely needed it.... The C.iiUwell high school boys have ori-U'iiz-d a baseball nine, and have chiill 'U'i d Wellington for a game Saturn ty week at Wellington. The high school Ims some good material and we look for a strjng team. Ga'veston will never be tebuilt. This is the opinion of all who are thoroughly aware of tbe situation. People have lived there for years In fear of a tidal wave who are now ready to and willing to quit. It was one of the m st beautiful cities in thp Un,rH States but the recent horror will ntver be so thoroughly wiped out that the town will ever be built up again. The disaster to Galveston will belp Houston get. deep water some thing she has been trying for for yeais. "lany people now believe that Houston will be the future important port in Tpxhs A small wreck occurred in the Santa Fe yariis at Nardin early this morn ing. Theerglne of the freinht leav ing here at 5 o'clock for Medforrl was doing some switching and in making a flying switch the engine was acci dentally turned onto fbe wrong track by the brakeman, resulting in a col lision with some cats and a general smashing un of parts of the engine The yard eneine from here was sent over to haul the train on Into Medford A relief engine was ordered from Wellington to do the yard work here until the mutilated engine can be eent to the shops for repairs. Black well Spoon. Belle Plaine New: The "S. M." club bad a meeting Tuesday night at the home or Miss Lvdia Forney and put In the time making sunflowers for the GuarcU for use during Jubilee wrcl:. The boys were permitted to attend and proved themselves very adept with a fan.... Here is a good wheat item: E. Howard has finished threshing 360 acres of wheat which mile bet ween j and 30 bushels to the acre. It is an excellent Quality, The Jubilee attracts considerable at tention this week. ...It will not be the fault of the Voice if Welling ton is not attractive. It has been al most personal in its requests to clean ap the yards and store fronts for MAP OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN TAKU, TIEN From TVu to Peking is 101 Biles; from TUn-tsin to Peking COUNTY NEWS. H. M. Maguire, an old settler living near Mulvane, died last week. The Arabian concert company has planned a week's siege at Belle Plaine. A Belle Plaine surgeon advertises a "modern surgical operating chair, which must be used to be apprecia ted." Ed Howard of Bslle Plaine raised 9,516 bushels of wheat, this year. His wheat averaged over 25 bushels to the acre. A. B. Stocker, the Mulvane broom maker, lost his barn, with bis broom making machinery, broom corn, har ness, etc., by fire Saturday. The Mulvane cement fact ry ex pects a temporary boom In business, as a result of the destruction of the b;g cement mills at Quanah,Tex.,by the storm. Marriage Licenses. J. A. Richmond, 38.... South Haven Minnie Gough, 30 South Haven l Wm. Peters, 25 Ashtoc Clara Wentworth, 22 Ashton IC. W. Woolsey. 27 Milan ( Edna Haynes,27 Milan Argonia Ciipppr: It's all the talk now. What? The Sumner County Jubi'ef and Wheat Caruival. Every body and their dogs are troini? frrm i hi- end of the county V'ssps Mary nd Stella Kerr went to Wellington Friday to rent rooms and mike other arranzements preparatory to attend ing tbe County Ilinh school. AN ECLIPSE Of the Sun throws a dark shadow on the earth. So it is with the human body when disease shuts out the Jight of health and happiness. PRICKLY ASH BITTERS Ts an antidote for all disuses whkh sttsak the hdoeys, Uw, Stomach or Bowels. It drives out constipated conditions, restores functional activity and regularity. Part Blood, trong NervM and Cood Dlgtttiot. People who have used It .say it b their main reliance for keeping the body healthy. OLD AT ORl'CCIITt, Prtc. $1.00. araausow. rmarukmm ittnt' iawMahaMaini. r - hi Him" aawMnii nif n t. Anderson Gets Mae Years. "Slim" Anderson, alias Emerson, whn was arrested for robbing Foitz Bros.1 store at Belle Plaine last Sat urday night, plead guilty beforeJudge McBrlde Thursday and was sen tenced to nine years in the peniten tiaryseven years for burglary and two for larceny. The Frank Sones affair at Conway Springs was settled by Sones paying a fine of $50 and agreeiog to ray the CJStS. Married. Wlllard 0en and Miss Maude Sims of Welling'on, .-m married tue 9th by Probata Ju lge Staffel- oach. The Krn'uii is a ion of Geo. R. Uwen, the feed store man, and the bride isa rtaumter of Mrs. Wm.Sims. Mrs. Nellie huliiwaager and son' ana Verne Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Jackson, returned from Coiura i-i Fiiday night. Verne slept pat Wellington, arjd went on to Cald well, and returned next morning. A Powder Jlill Explosion Removes everything in sight; so do drastic mineral pills, but both are mighty dangerous. No need to dyna mite your body when Dr. King's Xew Life Pills do the work so easily aud perfectly. Cures Headache, Constipa tion. Only 25 cents at F. 15. Snyder's Drug Store. C. A . Gam brill returned this morn ing from St. Louis, where he had been purcoasing t'oods for his new general store, which will open up for business about October 1. Will Stotler arrived frcm Empo ria Saturday to visit 9ister, Mrs. H. L. Woods, over Sunday. He is police court reporter on the Kansas Citj Times. Editor's Awful P'isrht. F. M. Higgins, Editor Seneca (Ilia.) News, was afflicted for years with Files that no doctor or remedy helped until he tried liucklin's Arneca Salve, the best in the world, ne writes, two boxes wholly cured him. Infallible for Piles. Cure guaranteed. Only 25c. Sold by F. B. Snyder, druggist The several Wellington churcnes will collect donations at the morning services tomorrow for the Galveston storm sufferers. The Ladies. The pleasant effect and perfect safe ty with which ladies may use Syrup of Figs, under all conditions, makes it their favorite remedy. To get the true and genuine article, look for the name of the California Fig Syrup Co. printed near, the bottom of the pack age. For sale by all druggists. The Voice Free for Six Months. We will give a whip such as ordinarily sells for 50c to any one bringing in a new six months subscription and 50c. Get us a subscriber and yourself a whip. The man who bought tbe efreta ments stand privilege near tbe Mid way entrance, paid 1100 cash for it in advance, How's This? We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward (or any case of catarrh th.it can not be cured by Hull's Catarrh Cure. F.J. Chkset A to., rrops.. Toledo. O, We the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney for the last fifteen years, and believe him perfectly honorable In all business tran. tactions and financially able to carry out any obllpstlons made by their firm. W rsT & Tbcaju W holesals Druggists, Toledo Ohio. Waldiho. Kissas A Mi avis, Wholesale DTUpgistt, Toledo, Ohio. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is" taken Internally, acting directly upon theMood and mucous surfaces of the system. Fries 75c. per not tie. Sold by all dru?etsts. Testimonials free. UaU s Family Phis are the best, , - TSIN AND PEKING. Is T wile.) MAFFUNE WAX Will krp them abtolntAly moutnra and acid proof. Paraffin Wax n lao naofnl in a doian other wayaahootthr boot. Foil direction! in cn pound paclug. Sold ertrrnbm. 8TAN0AR0 CtLCO. FARMERS TE Lave the material on hand for- OQ all white pine going fast. Secure yours before too late. We lean figure cheap beds also. See us at once. Rock Island Lbr. Co. S. N. Bnows, Agent. On Eighth St., west of Washington Are. Chester White Swine. I have a good crop of pure bred Ches ter White pigs I will sell. Call early and get choice, or write me and get terms. H.A. n TER, Eiverdale, Kansas. FARMERS yon can save ten dollara per cow per year by using a CREAM SEPARATOR Yon can make more and better bntter and raise better calves than is possible with any other system. preserves and pickles, spread I a thin coating of Mfln4 I llllllill For further particulars see or write D. F. GARNAND, "SSff' LOOKP R THE BIG HAND y IT WILL ALWAYS DIRECT YOU RIGHT' ELLWC WITH A VElTGEiLNCS Started this week and s already the talk of the entire town. The most interesting, absorbing, over shadowing topic of the day. n oar effort to clear out this mammoth stock We have cut Prices Lower than you have Ever known before Men's Suits, Youths' Suits, Boys' and Children's Suits, all wool, latest fabrics, latest stylish patterns, lowest prices. Our stock is matchless, but it is certainly matchless for the money. sand IVID .en have been added and their sales are wonderfal. No wonder we've got the crowds. Watch all the im press wagons and you will see daily the tailor-made suits delivered to our door for our army of customers who wear special, tailor-made garments. We repre sent the largest establishment in the world for mer chant tailor-made suits. Give us a Call, Look our Clothing Over, 1 See for Yourself we save you Money Come to us and investigate closely. We n vite the shrewdest, closest buyers as we do businbss with a small profit, thereby enabling us to do the vol ume of business and save you dollars. Join he throng. I Bi F. SPARK Clothier, Shoer and Furnisher Special Portrait Offer to i I S3 ESI Voice Subscribers We have just splendid portraits representative, mr. Li. o. coyer. rcy are first class injevery way. A ib- stantial and elegant gilt or oak frame aiil a perfect likeness in crayon finished with (oil. Can be cleaned when soiled and will last for years. Samples can be seen at the Vbice office. By a special arrangement with the Great Western Art Co. we are abt to make this remarkable offer. To Old or New Subscribe the Voice one year Portrait and Frame Remember we durable arid first A solid gilt or oak frame 20x24 incles. This is an elegant and appropriate ornarkent J for the walls of any room. Come in and see Our Samples of some of those who lave ordered and see for yourself. Any photo- graph or tin type may be used. Do j not say this is some cheap and inferior thing be- cause the price is so low. It is well worth sJS-oo. h in Hi Ask Prices at the ROCK ISLAND Tomatoes, the best, per White Russian Soap, per bar Syrup in Gallon Buckets, per bucket AND THE Best Meals in Wellington for 15c Boys Shoes! received a shipment oj 30 to fill orders taken by bur f- t 11 n nrtj t rs guaranthe this woik to be - class in everv mrticukr. Gill can : 9c -3c -34c Jubilee week.