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rj jpm VIM Makes the food more delicious end wholesome three persons present. Iberewereno politics talked as the Republicans were so unspeakably happy. The Tops bad n thin? to say until after dinner we were all too full for uiterance. Quarterly meeting at Kin1ey was well attended last MonJav afternoon. We rolled ninety-nine votes. t COUNTRY over, the Tliank-g.v- Ihursdav, Nov. and happiness Portlaiid. .)-v t;iit the election is tipv!. in ord.T will be the mg 't-ttvities. Mr- .1. K. i-hort and baby departed last -Ives-lay for her future hon e in layctu-, 111. Her husband, J. K, and broii.er, .1 Frank Duncan, will jaa her at the iib ve mentioned place. Tlwvure makin? ' arrangements pie- Dara-ory to s'arting 2'. Mav succes attend them. Min. (). (uerry and daughter, Miss Nellie, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs Wiley Durham. II. ('. Scro'&js is a fre luentvisitor at Portland now. 1!. II. Howard is sojourning at llil- lings, k. C M. Vim of Ouelph was in our vil lage Monday. I ntle Jas. Fitzgerald is somewhat convalescent at present. Wm. Kvman of L'llyvale, okla.. is visiting with his sUter, Mrs. 0. W. Fitzgerald. Jas .lohnston, who met with quite a painful accident in having his wrist broken, being unable to work in tne stock yard's in Kansas City returned to thii vi'eii.ity a few days ag John Russell still remains at work in the Ko.k Island freight room at Kansas Citv. He accompanied Jas. Johnston to Kansas City and received employment. AT c ; Una Utz. who has been visiting with relatives here, returned to her in Wo1HnTton Tuesday, After which she will visit with Mi-s Denton nf stmitli Haven for an indefinite length of time. Miss Lizzie Bumgardner of Geuda is visiting with relatives here. Miss Lilla Knapp spent several days last week with Miss Korah Gillam of South Haven, returning home Tues day. Rev. Lowther, Jr., delivered a very interesting discourse both morning and evening to an appreciative audi ence Sunday, Nov. 18th. Miss Irene Coldwell of Oxford spent . several several days with Miss Belle Sheoherd last week. We understand there is to be a pie social at the Horn schoolhouse Friday evening, November 3D. Evaryone in viled to attend. Jas. Jenson made a business trip to Win held Monday morning, also to visit his son. who is employed as agent for the Pond Lumber company there. Mrs. Fraee is moving to 15raman, Okla., wncre she will run a restaurant lure until spring. Mr and Mrs. John Long of Geuda Springs visite I with the family of F. D. Mall and attended services at the M. E. church Sunday evening. 11. A. Young returned from Kansa-. City Friday, where he had been witt a shipment ,of cattle. Wnether he found the market to his satisfaction we are unable to say as to that ltut you will find him the same jolly squire as though he made quite a mar gin on the deal. Argonia. The first lecture of the Argonia lec ture club was given last Thursday night bv Rev. Z. T. Sweeney at the Odd Fellovs' hall. His subject, "The vGolden Age," was handled in a master ly manner and the lecture throughout was most effective and entertaining. T. J. Randolph of Wellington was a business visitor in the city Wednes day Miss Mary Hallowell was shopping at Wellington Thursday. Mr. G 11 Elder of Harrisburg, Pa., cousin of Postmaster Rutherford, was the guest of the latter's family several days last week. Among the applicants for teachers' certificates the lucky ones from this city were Perren Dunn, W. S. Zeller aad J. R. Brooks. Cards are out announcing the wed ding of Miss Pearl Morris to Mr. James Chism, both of this city. The nest number of the lecture . vurse will be given Thursday night, Nov. 22, by Dr. Kugene May. Subject, '"With a Knapsack, through Switzer- land and up the Matterhoru Moun -Aain." Mrs. W. A. Illanchard is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mevens. of Wellington. Miss Orpha Newbold attended the weddincof her cousin. Miss Minnie Newbold, and John Camp which oc curred at Wellington last week. Mr. P. Watson and wife returned Wednesday from a visit among friends m eastern Illinois ana western inai ana. They repo t heavy rains and bad roads in that section ot the country. Perren Dunn was a visitor at Wichl ta Saturday. The third quarterly meeting of the M. E. church for this year was held at this place Nov. ISth and 19th. Rev. A. O. Ebrieht. the presiding elder, preached at the Kingsly school house Sunday afternoon to a large and ap Dr.'ciative audience He remained in the city until Tuesday morning. Irs Hubbjrd. the minister who has hal charge of the revival at the Friends church, preached her farewell 5 jrraon Sunday evening at that place, vhe made good impressions upon many of the young people in regard to tneir past and future opportunities. Miss Ella Bay singer, the adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. Watson, disappeared from her home Thursday morning. Nothing has been heard of her thus far. She left while Mr. and Mrs Watson were both absent from home Prof Shull organized a singing 5'a5S at Mayfield last Thusday night.. Plenty of damp weather thitf Tfeefc, CaMve!l. 'rs Algeo lr.; l her wheat and corn hauled oft and soli, he cxp.c'.s to ! art tor hf.T home in Tacoraa, Wash ington, very soon. If she do-sn't sell out before starting home she will rent her farm again. James Angus had a paralytic stroke and died .unday lie as buried Tuesday in the Caldwell cemetery. He was one of Caldwell township's oldest residt nt He came here in the seventies l:e movtd to ihe Strip some five years ao and had a fine farm near Renfrow, where he died. Considerable sickness in these parts mo-tly bad colds. There is almost a coal famine at Caldwell befo e the co.d weather comes on. Two changes in our town the past week: Newhouse dry goods firm are closing out their store for g od this lime liesket sold out his givcery store to Crandal it Wo'f. Percy llebb is building a new house. Charles and William Hembro are threshing in this vicinity this week. John Pruett is working for Silas Lambdin for 17 per month. UilHe Marise is working for Dod Winsor. District 191. Cooler weather prevails as- we write. Mrs. John Rickett is on the sick list this week, Newton Thompson returned to his home at Maiysville last Thursday. Rev. Mr Curtis will preach at Cal vary church next Sunday. Mrs. J. P. Sinnett is suffering from rheumatic effects. Our Republican friends held a jolli fication meeting, or rather parade, last Tuesday evening. Mrs. Collins, who lives northwest of town, is quite ill. Mr. Lowe is marketing his wheat crop very rapidly, fearing a rupture of prices. Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Watson returned last week from a visit in Illinois. The friends and neighbors gathered at P. C Montgomery's on Tuesday, Nov. 13, to celebrate his twenty-first wedding anniversary and his forty- eighth birthday. There were sixty- one that was at um.ie m the towrsr.i ) voted. Th Republican trustee got a majority of one. We have not sent any items in for some time as we thought that there was enough polities to keen the paper ful. Some few are pa tli.gr i p hay yet. It will le used as windb-akes and to take the pla"C of barns where the landlord-, fail to furnish improvements for hieir tenanS so they can live comfortably. Mulvane. , I Union Thanksgiving services will be held in ihe U. B. church. I Mrs. Wm. II. Egan, who has been vis-j ititig friends in Illinois, returned to the I ; center a few days ago. Irs T;i1!ti A. T.r".n i vi!::n fri.-iuls TORNADO IN THE SOUTH. G:ul:i springs. gloomy weather C oudv. irloomr weather tells us that winter will soon be here. Mr. and Mrs. V. Brieker from Osa watomie are in Geuda Springs for a short stay visiting friends and rela tives. They were married at I'aola. Nov. !th. iioth 3'ourg people me well ana ;avoraoiy kwiun iwuu, umi.,. - - bavin been their former home. M rs. lley ' Mon.lay evening Trof F. M. Cruse attended to business in Wichita Wednesday. Miss Sadie Gould substituted for him during his ab sence. ' Gov. K. V. Stanley was in town for a short time, Monday morning, r-haking hands with fiiends bet Attn trains. SeveuV'f the voi:i;g piople frort; town ait th. .pel'i",;: b' at the Central school taught by Ik Elizabeth Emery. Arthur Ferguson oi our city schools car ried off the honors. Rr-v. II. A. Zimmerman cud wife en tertained the young people at the par sonage Friday evening. A goodlv num ber were pre.-etit and a very enjoyable erening spent in games, etc. Rtfresh- j rients were served after which the guests departed at a late hour, having enjoyed the evening to the utmost. The C. L. C. met at the iiome of Winter."C)C'.on; on Lower Mississippi Kills L &U.111 aiij Ljjrci Mjv 1 Bricker is a daughter of Mr. ( oulson. Their many friends wish them a pleas ant voyage through life. Mrs. Snyd.T, daughter of Mr. and M-s. jtiner, has been visiting in Geu da, the pa 4 week. Mr. Crinilde is building a new house for Mr. Nevitt near Oxford. Miss Laura l ong visited f iends near Ddlton last Saturday and Sunday. Mrs Tid well, w ho has been sick for some time, is now convalescing. j The Christian Endeavor rnd Ep-1 worth Li ague -oined in a union ser-1 vice last Sunday evening. " The'total enrollment in the Geuda Springs school at present reaches thirty-nine in the primary department and thirty-six in the grammar depart ment. School wib dismiss for Thanks giving and the day following. , White School. j. B. Erummett spent Sunday at home. Mr. and Mrs. John Long were visiting the latter's parents Sunday. Misses Anna Trcbbe, Anna and Cora Bowermaster were the guests of Mrs. John Leigh Sunday. Carl Young spent Sunday at home. Miss Elsie Behimer visited Misses Mabel and Bessie Zaring Sunda. R. H. Behimer has bought 2000 bush els of corn near Ashton. H. J. Donahue is talking of going to Port Arthur. Robert Thorpe returned from Billings, 0. T., last week. Miss Mabel Zaring visited Mrs. John Long of Cleardale the latter part of the week. AskJ. B. Brummettif he ever saw a horse wear a necktie. Opt. John Logan is able to be out among friends again after his recent in disp'iiion. M. D. Canadv has put in a brick side walk in trout of his lumber yard. Mrs. E. F. Emery and Mrs. E 1 Fin ney visited friends iu Ilunnewell one d.-y hzi week. Wm. Stewart, brother of James Stew art, is here from Illinois at the bedside c :' his mother, Mrs. Mary Stewart, who iveiylow. Mrs. Stewart is the eldest l tdy in town being 101 years old. Gto. T. Woolley has resigned his position with the American Cement Co., and now h is a position as traveliiiz . salesman. A lofuad Gii.uge, Tt!U i:.e I.. 11 of L.. 1. 1 jleiti Miss Mamie Hatchett is visiting friends ia Kingman. S 11:1 McCullcugh has moved back to Mulvane from Rose Hill. Dr. S. T. Shelley attended a meeting of the Southern Kansas Medical society iu Wichita kst week. Cuo. Sheriff Shawver received notice by wire Tuesday m imini? Sara Stuiih's death. It was front Warden Tonilin son, and rend as follows: "Please ask Sam Smith's wife what we shall do with bis remains. Think she is in Wellington." Mrs. Smith wanted tne remains brought tn Wellington for intprraent, but bpr father, Tom Hicks Wright, said tobury bdm there and bis word goes. W. II. Burns, better known as Ddd Rum, acMnbuctoron the Wichita & Western, was married at Kansas City vesterdiv to Miss Ashhv of Wichita. Miss Asbby lives t 419 East Third Street and Mr. burns lives at the Manhattan hotel. He is 50 years old and she is 24. p:n i:- ti.i- r. t-r n niuay in l'a. t t'.e c. ::.i.x , . v.i i.'.n , n-: n 01. o;i y oti;; 1 i.U'ju ,s L. 1 -i.iu.t.,: 1.1 t'.tttwt. 1 tie stin-'x ;ir n trid w itli lll-jiltb. iso, .1, mip.w d iiii,iu.'iu, nieici.ar.fliM, te i).r pi: h (1 iiqinic i'tN iliirl p .it . m-v.t.ii 1 ft ..!.? art (letd ..11.1 Vkuii:a.eu. X ;.c lb wtie ir jured wore or less . ri..Ur ly. ar.d'ieu b'l-ijess pi;.c ere lota. I d.-siioyid T.ie Mel I10 ii$', t 'stand IVesov terian churches weie demolished. The reside! 0 ! pon i-ni or the town BiSO suffertd Ucuvy loss, several build ups beitik.' couip'ptelv fltuimished and -i n'fee ticin i"r d iuia,'ed. A 1 effect fit Iue of tain was .'alliug when Hi c clone came, but 11$ advance was foretold by a roarin;, rushin,' sound followed l;y quic, lienvy ;eports which gave the luliahiMMs waruimt and they lushed out from tl.e f-;! iig bail. ill. gs. Megre reports 'from t iw'ns along the line f ti:e Illinois L'cnin! rail road i:i North Mi-sisS'np! state that the tirnid'i wroni t much Invuc. Thirieeii tjersiins are rep.rted killt d between L ive Station and Coldwattr. The tornado matin irs appearnnce at abiut3:30 o'ch ci aid wet every think' in its path. Trees were up routed and ftn:es and (uithouses were leveled to the. u'roui.d. Telegraph and telephone wire are down, and details are lacking. At Colnwater several houses were destroyed, and two persons were seriously injured. A negro child was killed three miles north of the town. Toe cyclone passed from southwest to n"rtheast, aod ttruck Bitevitl!e about 4 o'clock. Several house were demolished, and several persons wero mure or less in jured. The Methodist chutcb was unroofed. The Nashville and Cliattanooga station aud eighteen other houses were demolished at La Vergne. More than a mile of telephone and tele graph wires were destroyed and de tails are meagre but it is known that a man and his child were Instantly killed and one injured. There I another break In the wires at West, Harpeth, but no particulars can be learned. avenue, died Saturday eVeiing pneumonia. The funeral wn-i heir . Monday afternoon, Consulted by Uev. J. C. Hall, pastor of t.ie Metht-rji-t cturcli, and HileiiDci t was made in Prairie Liwn cemetery. Mr. M-ttiioe ji ;.n niLi,,re at the jSmu iV roiinil In. use iii Weilingti n, 1 . 11 1 is a bruther n.-:d t.f J.mti Tbrm -I kul. Ili.v, tiie SiViii year nid mil of Mr. and Mrs. S h. U'o .dnnn. died at bis I :rn s' lii meinSou ti K htreetSuri jti.iy, "f scjritk fev Iutvimmr, i was made in Prairie Lawn c mettiy n x: ifiern ( p.. R'-. Ua'l 1: .relucted ja r-htit r.-ligi- usS'ivica over the rc 1 ni.iin-at t he gr v. Mr. V--oJrn.i u is utiJ 'M a ker.fnr FrpTn-h S: Hitclv -o1'-, mid liw tn c. 0 d G 0. H. liioi m risidi '-c1. Two 1 Iit I'liildnn In the fMUiiiv have scar't fever, but they are nfarlv well. Thoplice hab"en quarrnliifd fur some weeks, and no exposures have icjurred. Dr. W. NM. Martin has returned froai the Cumanc! e and Apache coun try, where he wmt. a few days ago with Will Mvers, to look over then 'w country which will be opened tor Btt tlemcnt simr. lie reports a great many of the. on rue stone missing, and says it will be hard fur a ptTMiii unacquainted with the ciuntry to lucat;, on account of the missing stones. New railroad surveys are being made in the reservations, and Dr. Manin predicts a treat boom fur that, country when if. i thrown open. He thinks tbcrj will be some good to vn the-e also. 'but t 'icy hava not vet b'en It cited, lie says he cou'd not rind out much about the 1 woik of tlie alloting fgent, a the surveyors as well as other pei ple 1 here evade answering question, lie thinks the country might be ibmwn opn in the spring, apd that tlie surveyors and others may he trvtnr to keep the fact from the public Will Myers is drivlrg through, and will be bic! Wellington the latter part of weeK or the first of next. Deaths. The three year old daughter of Mr and Mrs. Monroe, living the first house south of the Smith Impliment Co's. building, on South Jefferson ck In At the Lamb's Club, the other eyc nlon, 1 met "My Daughter's Hus band" and s'raightway fell into an argument witi him, as to which of us had seen tne largest pic-e of candy. Thinking to settle the argument.! told him that last Christmas, I saw a piece of caudy made in the shape of a walking stick, that weighed 84 lbs. That's nothing he replied, I saw a colored woman weighing 213 lbs., washing third story windows, the sash gave way and she fell to the ground. In amazement 1 exclaimed, "What has that to do with our argument of which had seen the largest piece of candy." "My Dau;uler's Husband" replied that that was the biggest chocolate drop he ever saw. Anyone having seen a larger piece of candy, can open up the argument with "My Daughter's Husbflnd," at the opera house November 28. Anyone with the least bit of observation cannot fail to see who is doing the Dry Goods, Grocery, Hardware and Shoe business in Wellington. Did. you ever notice how onewagon follows in another's track. Same thing hap pens when out for the best goods, for the least money. Every week the track to the Racket store is increased with new customers that are attracted to this house through the great bargains that we offer three hundred and sixty-five days out of a year minus the Sundays. Stop in and see our three large rooms with an array of goods stacked to the ceiling, with a large army of obliging clerks to wait on you. Combination Sale of Dry Goods and Groceries GROCERY DEPARTMENT OUR PEICES MAKE THE CASH CARRIERS HUM. 18lbs,not 17 J not I7i, but 18 lbs of best granulated Sugar $1.00 Ralston Pan Cake Flour, per package.! . : 8c 9 bars of White Russian Soap for :. 25c 'Barrel Sorghum, strictly pure, guaranteed, per gal 6 lbs of hand picked Navy Beans for A good 30c Broom for- A 5c bar vi Fairy Soap for . A 10c bar of Fairy Soap for One bar of Toilet Soap, White Ash, for , Kramer's High Patent Flour, per saek Hunter's Cream Flour, per sack Pure Buckwheat Flour, per sack .45c .25c .25c .03c .05c .01c .85c .85c -05c Pure Cream Cheese, other Groceries ask 20c,our price,per lb 17c Brand new smoked Halibut, per pound. Good Lard, per pound Best Mince Meat, per package Best Louisiana white Rice, per pound Nice Prunes, this season's, crop, per pound Plymouth Rack Gelatine, j er package bait, per barrel, io. 1. 25c .10c 0Sc 05c 05c 13c .$1.35 California Peaches(this year's crop)extra fine, per pound10c California Evaporated Apricots, extra fine, per pound 12c Price's Baking Powder, per pound 39c Royal Baking Powder, per pound : : 39c Sugar, per' sack ; f5.90 Eternal Hustling Its the "git up and git that en ables us to sell you goods like these at such ridic 'ulous prices. By selling more we can and do sell cheaper than any store in; ton. Welling- FREE Trade with us . to the amount of $30 and get a nice flour Bin' or Bread Box free. DRY GOODS Here is your chance to buy a nice winter dress. 20 pieces at one-fourth off to select from. We also carry a big line of Storm Serges, Camel's Hair, Serge, Astrachan Suitings, Worsted Suitings, Henriettas and Jamestowns. All Calicoes, 5 Cents a Yard. The regular-50 cent turkey red table Damask, as long as it lasts, per yard .: : 29c Best Amoskeag ginghams sell for 7c and 8c. Our price '. 5c Cotton crash : T.3C yd Linen crash from 7ctoi2evd Aurora Bell corset, pink, light blue, drab J Lonsdale and Fruit of the Loom bleached anu wnue worm 75c. wur pm-c.j musi,n ; ; 8c yd Unbleached Muslins, per yard 5c, 6c and fc We are using the knife on our linen towels with fringe 2 1 and 24 cent towels for ; .15c 16c and 1 7c towels, size 32x20 for V ;.. iIC . . . 1 1 - i ' 12c loweis, s:ze 31x17 iur . gc Souvenir towels, plain waite pictured with Landing of the Pilgrims, the old Independence Bell and the state house wonh 24c, closing price, each 1 r'6c We just received another shipment of petticoats this morning by express. You cannot buy them any cheaper than right here at the Racket for 9SC, f 1.48, $ 1.98, 2.24 and $2.98. Good Heavy Canvas JUttens 5c pr Men's Jersey Shirts worth 75c, our price 49C Men's all-wool Double Mittens.... 5c pr Men's all wool Socks 14c and 24c pr Blankets We are selling you blankets at last gear's prices. . '. ; ....49c, 59c, 98c, $1.24, $1.74 and $t'. Comforts Our Comforts are" like our prices can't be beat at....:... . $ 1.24, fi.49C, i.74, fi.92. $2.24, ' '249 Here is our ladies' competition Under wearLadies heavy fleeced lined Vests and Pants, elegantly made. Just like the underwear that you jay 50c Our price '-J4c I L1CHTY BROS. . J.HE RHCKET LICHTY BROS. .