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Illinois District. Since the rain stopped we are hav ing weather like spring. The pastures and everything have started to grow again. About half the wheat i9 sown and is up. Many fields look green. Most of the drills are stuck in the mud in the Geld?. The ground is not dry enough to harrow or drill yet. All the threing machines are stand ing idle. Some claim that the stacks will not dry enough to thresh this weik. The rains filled the ponds and streams so there will be plenty o! water this fall and winter. School began Monday with over twenty scholars. There will be about thirty when all get started. There will be communion nexl Sunday afternoon at Rome church Jessie Wakefield was visiting last week in this vicinity. Ooe who was there and counted says there were 27 persons present ai the great Republican rally at Rome last week, divided as follows: Six speakers, six Republicans and fifteen Populists. There was a petition circulated around Rome last year and sent to the president requesting him to close the saloons in the army. All know the reply that was given. The coming election will give the voters a chance to condemn or indorse the army canteen. Short Bros, have bought the Stevens mill in Wellington and will continue business at the old stand. Caldwell. Three dava' rain. Prosnects for a good stand of wheat were never bet ter, reopie are putting in wueat earlier than common. The Demo-Populist ticket in Cald well township can't be beaten. UU as follows: I. P. Dunham, trustee; James Jordan, treasurer; John Bobek, clerk. This ticket will bs elected by twenty-flve majority. Mr. Robert Algeo is visiting at Alex Caroahan's of Belle Plaine and at Wichita at present. Earl Winsor is able to get around again. His foot is about well. Caldwell was crowded with people who were all over smiles over the fine rain Saturday. Every person expects to put in wheat until after election. Wheat in suck is badly damaged on accoiDt of continuous rain, The Cliff b jys are putting out about six hundred acres of wheat. They are hustlers. Slim Davis has rented J. C. Moore'? farm for wheat; also the Sam Wood soon farm. El Ilebb is living on the Ebb Logan place. G. G. Winsor expects to move to his farm in Morris township soon. Stanfield Lambdin has gone to Kansas City to study medicine. Harry Jordan will go to Kansas City this week to attend a dental college. Success to you, Harry. Creek Township. The school board fixed up the well at the Widick school house Saturday. Dan Rinehart bought him a new rubber tired buggy during carnival week. Mr. Bland's threshing machine i9 at a standstill on account of too much mud. He has a month's threshing yet. Einy sown wheat looks well and there will be a big crop put out, but if the grain dealers double up on us next year as they did this, all the far mers will get will be the straw pile. We see by the paper that there were extra officers stationed at the joints during carnival week. We did not think there were any joints in Wellington. We thought the present county attorney had been renominat ed because of having faithfully per formed his duty in the past. Tbe mai who has been hauling the milk to the creamery has been putting two teams on the wagon duriog the fast week. We wonder if the milk wili test any better with a double header on. Mayfield. Trees and bushes are coming out in leaf and bloom since the rains. Threshing machine men have been hid off for about a week on account - of the wet weather. Tom Threlfall left for Illinois Fri day evening to visit friends. John Good has a brother and brott-er-in-law visiting him. Several of our young men have gone to Kansas City to study medicice. W. W. Wass and Miss Effie Paimf r were married on the 27th of last month at the home of the bride's parents. They left on the evening train for Kansas City to live. One or more of the expert physicians and surgeons of the medical staff of the Chicago 'A&ef can tell what vour dis ease or affliction is without asking any questions will visit Wellington, One Day Only, Tuesday Oct. 30th. Inquire at tbe Arlington House. All Chronic ena Special diseases success fully treated. Cure guaranteed. Con suction 'ree. Get Clark "s one minute Headache Cure at drug stores sample free. Commissioners' Proceedings. The quarterly reports of County Superintendent Masey, Poor Farm Sureintendent Stewart, County Clerk Wood, Sheriff Shawver and Register of Deeds Jackson were examined and approved Monday. The official bonds of F. C. Dean, trustee of Walton ena Unas, auoik, clerk of Bluff, have been approved. Thos. Collins, a shoe thief sent up from Ciln well, wis ordered released from jail when its sentence ex pires. A man named Campbell was Good Words from Cline of Conway. The management of tbe Sumner County Jubilee and Wheat Cdruiv! leierves credit for th" way in which they handled the carnival. Vo street gamblers were allowei on tbe streets inri rowdyism and rascality was nip ped in the bud wbeienr its.h'wed 'j head, every day of the carnival. No meauness was allowed on Saturday, notwithstanding the fact that tbe impression got out that "everything went" on that day. Wellington de serves commend itinn for thW show of 1 I Our Open Door to comfort and happiness lies in the saving of money we enable you to accomplish. Without thrift there can hardly be hap piness. We make you happy by encouraging thiift. Linings 25 cents spun glass linings 19c 3 yards of 10c Salisia 19 3 yards Cotton Canvas i9c Linen Department 15 in. Crash Tolling, 4 yards 19c 6 red fringed Napkins, worth 30c, for 19c 32 Turkey Red Table Da mask 19c 24c Linen Towels ' 19c Notion Department 25 papers of pins for 19c 26 good lead pencils for 19c 1 oz fine perfume for 19c Mennen's Talcum Powder 19c 119 Slate Pencils for 19c Fine Celluloid Combs 19c Box Writing Paper for 19c 24c Hair Brush for 19c Cuticura Soap for 19c 1 Ribbons GoodGrade Plain Taf f ita It needs no introduction, it i i was srcoa several years ajjo i l and is gosd today. No. 2 WIDTH 2jc yard No. 5 4c yard No. 7 5c yard No. 9 6 c yard No. 16 12c yatd Satin Ribbon Leads them all. Soft and smooth as a lady's cheek and in colors like the rainbow. No 2 WIDTH 2-icyard No 5 scyard No 7 Tc yard No 9 9c yard No 12 10c yard No 16 12c yard Ladies Hose Ladies' hose in common and extra large sizes. Regular 24c and 29c 19c 2 pairs of Ladies rtose, double heel and toe 19c Do your trading at the Racket n 0 decency ...Nearly everybody who was at Wellington on tbe day the vrizes were awarded for the best wheat no exhibition say that the best grades of wheat to be found in the count were not there. A sample of the first prize wheat has been examined by many here and they all agree that much better wheat in every way could have been taken from this carter and Mie prize easily captured by one of our farmer. As a matter of fact, the best wheat is raised in this corner of the county and it is surprising that some nnnun u u , u u ULUU L rv c October 6th. and lasting till Saturday night, October 13th, we will hold a 19c sale. Our 9c sale last year was a decided suc cess and we have concluded to raise the limit a little this year in order to give a wider range of bargains to our customers. This is what we call a great clearing out of goods and no bargains like these will again be given this season. We do this in order to make room for our immense tall stock. Watch the daily papers for particulars. 1 ATXJRBAY Saturday afternoon beginning at 2 o'clock end last:ng until 3 p.m. we will sell you 9 yards of 6c Calico for 19c We cannot quote all our prices in this advertisement. The center tables of our Dry Goods room is loaded dowu witu bargains greatly reduced in price. The Men's Furnishing room, the Grocery room and ' 0 is now 20C OFF n 1 ii nh ftj y oj JULJUUUW-L WELLINGTON, KANSAS. of our wheat raisers did not go aftir that prlz; and get It. Allen O. Myers of Ohio, one of the bigget Democratic guns In the na tional campaign, will speak in Wel lington on the afternoon of the 16th inst He will speak at Caldwell the day Mor. Topeka Capital: Wellington people chipped in and raised over 1100 for a former re-idrnt of that town wh-. lost everything he had In the G lvei too storm. RDAY 1 r7 the Hardware room, each have m 011 during ON THE Tbe Caet Dein Relief Fond. Wellington people have responded liberally to the call for money for the relief of Cuet Dean and family, who lost everything they had In the Gal veston storm. At the hout of going to pre the subscriptions amounted to 1108 50 The gratify log feature of the movement U that nearly everyone to who.n the paper was submitted has given something. SdtunUy 144 per sons gave money, In amount ranging from 10 cent- to ilO. One lodge gave 510, one person gave $o, another lodge IS 111, BALE! special bargains all week October: DOLLAR gave 15, two persons gave 12, twty two persons gave tl each, forty.four gave 50 cent men, sixty-seven gave 25. cents each, and six gave sums ranging from 10 to 30 cents. The total subscriptions Saturday were $.80. Clande Djvi, ttie fusion nominee for congress, will speak at the opera house a wee froa tomorrow. Fred Smith Is playing with Caman's Winfleldband at the Wichita carnival today. n 0 On Saturday Given Away A beauiful pocket mirror. You Had Better Hurry, If you Want to Get One. : -W Hardware Department 29c dish pan, 10 qt 19c 29c pocket knife 19c Best Butcher knify 19c 4 boxes Dimond axle grease 19c Double zinc wash board 19c 6 inch alligator wrench 19c Best 44c Baggy whip 19c 5lbs nails i9c Our leader tablespoon 1 set 19c Men's Furnishings 3 pair boys' 10c suspenders 19c Men's work gloves 19c Men's tan or black hose re gular 24c for 19c 2 pair mens heavy 10c socks 19c 2 linen collars, four ply 19c Men's work shiits 19c Men's regular 24c ties i9c Grocery Department 1 gal can N. Y. apples 19c 2 boxes imported sardines 19c Jib Japan or Imperial tea 19c 1 can Van Houton's cocoa 19c 1 can grated pineapple 19c 2 cans apple butter 19c 1 can 23c peaches i9c 2 cans peas , i9c 1 can 23c cherries 19c 5 boxes sardines i9c 3 packages Velvet starch i9c 2 cans 12c corn i9c 2 cans 18c Ox heart cherries i9c All Week ' 4 yds good outing flannel i9c 3 yds flannel 32in. wide i9c 5 yds black and white prints 19c 3 yds of Lonsdale or Fruit muslin 19c Notice IN A FEW DAYS we will receive a standard line of French flannel, wool flannel and satin shirt waists. Latest designs from the largest manufactury in New York. Do your trading at the Racket HA Plfkfe UwU J also ordered released from Jul.