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CITY J sk for Kansas ami v- Stamps. t is said that the mother and ms of John Collins will soon ask for a Jrdon. blark Deshler has sold bis bouss on futb Blaine street to Mrs. Carrie D. p. lor JzoO. f,v. A. Adam9 has bought 14 acres the town of. Eweil Oi wra. aiauuc wis for $800. " iMiss Maggie Renick, who teaches a hrm near Milton, is at uuwe w bend the holidays- Miss Elizabeth Clayton, wnoieacnes hool near Perth, spent Christmas ijitta ber parents here. 'Of the seven last suits filed in the istrlct court of Sumner county, six ad poverty affidavits. Try ns once ani you will come again. ' ,Ve make only the guest photos. Bald Win's Studio over Postoffice. i Even if you wish noining in our imc i.. hp rvlpntf A to have vou call on us. C-Bald win's Studio over Postoffice. Albert Anderson and Frank Hun pr. countv Drisoners. are sick in jail. Ilnderson is going into consumption. j; For Sale First class transportation on ne of the best roads running east from I hicago. Call at this office for informa- fEaid, O.T., has secured free deliv- ry. Enii's population is less man .000. Wellington's population is Miss Mary Hood, sister of Cnas. flood, arrived from Oak Park, III., Saturday evening to spend the holi days with her brother and her father, B. S. Hood of Jeflersonville, 111., who is visiting here. fcs ft ft WE OFFER SOME 1 J 1 ! SPECIAL . S 1 BARGAINS 1 ft? S3 in m 1 ,. , , I $ 1 ' 1 ,! 1 '- 1 sg .r ft cV5 s If bt wis i 1 0 $f s 1 i ' u 1 A GOOD ASSORTMENT OF I m m (PETTICOATsI 1 AT GREATLY 1 1 1 fe 1 1 ' I 1 m 1 nnmr iirxrsin i &4 15 1 1 a lit Jtio. Egoer and Mary Evans of Enid, were mairied by Probate Judge Staf f el bach Wednesday morning. Gold watches, clocks, silverware, chinaware, cut glass, musical instru ments, etc., exchanged for Trading Stamps. Notice the clubbing offer on page six. Now is the tune to renew. If these prop ositions are not good enough tell us what you want. Miss Hettie Havens and Miss Utie Kirk arrived from Kansas City Satur day evening to spend the holidays at their homes. T. C. Roup will call for your poultry and pay the highest market price. Leave JOUl UIUCI 3 ill. VJ. Jj. V U1C 9, Wyatt's old stand. Miss Mae Glimore arrived unex pectedly Sunday from Salt Luke City, Utah, to spend the holidays with her parents. Rev. T. A. West united Arhe Free man and Miss Emma Getty In mar riage at tbe home of the bride near Mayfleld Christmas eve. The poultry show is better this year than ever before, but Hubbard's Rock Island is alwavs the best place to get a good meal in Wellington. R. W. Sea came In Saturday eve ning from Chicago to spend tbe holi days with his daughters, Mrs. Cbas. Hood and Mrs. S. N. Brown. John Camp and wife came up from EIReno Saturday night to spend Christmas with Mrs Camp's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.J Newbold. I have three good barbers. No extra charge for shaving necks. Hair cutting 15c Shearman Teal, 217 South Wash ington Ave., Wellington, Kans. There is an impression that weekly papers in the small towns do not pay. Charlie Spencer is clearing 1150 a month with the South Haven New Era. You can get free, hundreds of useful articles by asking for Kansas and Okla homa Trading Stamps. Call at Harvey Coverdale's and see some of them. Bill Arnold, Santa Fe coach cleaner, found a pocketbook in a coach yete day containing nearly tlOOin money. He was given $10 for bis honesty. The court house "boys" gave Jani f ar D. C. House a fine Christmas treat Mondav, consisting of a big fat tur key, oysters, cranberries, celery, pic. Wellington laid it over tbe Win field football crowd Tuesdav by a score of 17 to 0 Half of WinQeld's team was made up of Wellington pick-ups. Dr. Greer of Milan, was in tbe city Monday and certified to the fact that M, F. Weller, one of the January jurors, was sick and would be unable to attend court. Jake Martin and Herschel Smith returned Tuesday from their bunt ing trip in Arkansas. They killed a deer and a lot of wild turkey, and any amount of small game. Wanted Reliable salesman to sell complete line of Paints, Lubricating Oils, etc. Liberal terms and good position for man of ability. Address, The Atlantic Refiaing Co., Cleveland, O. 50. Coach 101 of the Scrautoo school of correspondence arrived in Wellington yesterday, and will remain here for a few days giving instructions to some of tbe local Santa Fe employes. The Grant county county seat con test is up before the court at Pond Creek. Five hundred witnesses have been summoned. The election re turns are being spened up and eiam ned. Lewis Chambers, a bother of Smith Chambers, of the B'ackwell Sun, mysteriouslv disappeared from botup Monday and is thought to have g ne to California, as be had tbe Cali fornia fever. m Fight1 Your Liver If you want to. But look out, or it will get the start of you. If it does, you will have dys pepsia, indigestion, biliousness, sick headache, poor blood, con stipation. Perhaps you have these al ready. Then take one of Ayer's Pills at bedtime. These pills gently and surely master the liver; they are an easy and safe laxative for the whole family; they give prompt re lief and make a permanent cure. Always keep a box of them in the house. 25 cents a box. If your druggist cannot supply you, we will mail you a box direct irom this office upon receipt of the price, as cents. Ad dress, J. C. Atbr Co., Lowell, Mass. Caldwell is after the Oklahoma Kansas Mennorite college, which is yet to be located. Conductor II. A. Garfield of Wel lington, was married Sunday nijht to a Wintk-ld lady, whose name we have not learned. She Is a cousin of hi." first wife. They have not yet return ed to Wellington. The A. F. & A.M. )ode reelected EmilRoseras VV.M. Mimday night. The other officers are: J. B. Lime barjrer. S.W ; G. O. Wakefield, J.W.; M. K. McLean, treasurer, and C. . Flandro, secretary. The Red Men's dar.ee Tuesday nijfht was one of the social events of the season. Prof. Blume's orchestra of Wichita, furnished the music. Tbe attendance was large and the occa sion delightful in every way. Henry Fisher, father of A. C. Fisher, is here from Crescent, O.T., tosoend a week. Mrs. Fisher was unable to come, not being well enough to stand the overland trip of 10 mnes ntcessary to reacn the rail ioad. Wichita Eaele: It Topeka succeeds n getting a $250 0C0 additional state bouse appropriation, a 1300,000 appro priation for ner celebration, and II. 000,000 more for the same purpose from cookiress, there will be at least one town lo the state fixe J for some time to come. Wellington merchants have enjoyed an unprecedented Cnris'ma trade. The 'weather wa tine and rountry people arid town people crowded the stores from early till late. A . Voice reportr-r made the rounds Tue-diy and found every -t(r' crowded and every clerk buy. Every body seems to have money, and they are spending it. George W. Friend, aged 62. of Dicern and Mrs. Frankie Eckel. 35. of Ednaburg, III., were licenatd In Wich ita yesterday v marry. Friend Is well known in Wellington, and gave bis residence tithe prcb it e Judge as Wellington. He b.ts purchased the property on North B stretl n;jw oc cupied by E. O'Brien and tbey will make Weilingtjn their home. Immediately after the Christmas exerdes at the Lutheran church the pastor, Rr. E. E. Stauffer, was presented with a handsome work bag containing a purse. The church was crowded at t he exercises. The Christmas exercises at all the Wel lington churches were largely attend ed ,and tbe programs were unusually interesting. Tom Roup has succeeded in secur ing permission from the owner to have the roof of the opera uoue fixed, when the plastering on the celling will be repaired. The opera house ceiling is in bid shape, due to leaks in the roof. Mr. Roup has been endeavoring to have the stage re modeled so as to allow special scenery of theatrical companies to bs used, but the owner sat down on tbe scLeme. A fast freight on the Snta Fe met with amishno at Lake View at an early hour. Tuesday morning, which delayed tne fast mail for a couple of Lours. While going east at a good clip ene of the wheels under a freight car broke and the car dropped to the tracks. It slid along about 500 feet before the train could be stopped. None of the other cars were derailed and no particular Injury was doge. County Superintendent Massey has discovered a child prodigy in the per son ofEmll Osborne, living half wav between Wellington and Mayfleld. Tbe boy Is 8 years old i;nd has been going to school only ten weeks, yet he writes difficult sentences from dicta tion, punctuating and spelling with precision. The boy attends school lo the Diamond district, taught by Miss Evt Hibberd of Wellington. Clearance Shoe Sale. The following lota of shoes, except number four, are all solid and firsi-r1a They will givt good service, They are not me latest aiyies ana tor tnis reason I make the following remarkable reduc tions in prices: tot ONE. Misses and Children'! Button trWl shoes, sizes 8 to II. fl.21: sizes u to j fi.50. Allforfi.oo. LOT Tw o. A lot of ladies' eocd. heavv bnttnn shoes, sizes 4 to S, f 1.85 and $2.00 go for j 1. 00. LOT THRHE. A lot of odds and tnJs in ladies misses and children's shoes on Bargain counter, (1.65 to $2.00, go for 88c and i.co. LOT FOUR. A lot of misses and children's shoes. Tf Blow Up a Hotel. A desperate attempt was made to blow up the Farmer' hotel at Alva Monday night. Tbe thimble of a wagon wheel was filled with giant powder ann placed under the corner of the building. Be fore the burning fuse renched the powder the thimble turnej over and rolled a little to one side. The result of this fortunate occur ance was that only the poicb ef the hotel was blown to smithereens. ' Some of the boards were hurled 150 feet skyward, leaving do doubt that had it not been for the accidental overturning of the loaded thimble the entire building would have been wrecked. A great deal of the glass of tbe hotel was shattered. A young working man named Elliott was arrested for the offense. Hints are thrown out that the affair will have a sensational out come. Market Quotations for Wednesday A Iter 000 a Wellington Wheat 4 0'nw test Corn 23 10 29c Oats 20" Hogs $4.40 Cattle Beef, 13.00 to $3 25 Butter 14c Eggs ne Hens, 4c Broilers 5c Turkey hens 41c Ducks.young 3J- Geese 4c Chicago January corn closed at 36 January wheat closed at 70i Kansas City cash 65 to 67 January wheat closed at62J January corn, Kansas City 32!. mi 25.000 Smnnu nri ..Ublv ur HAVING LEASED THE ARLINGTON CORNER ROOM Will Occupy It Jan. 1st Only Four Days More of This reat Removal Sale This sa is a great saving for the people who wish to purchase their winter clothing. Come early in the mornings all who care to purchase so as to avoid the rush in the afternoons. BEN SPARR Wellington's Greatest Clothier rlltAllttiAiUUltAIIMIUtUAUiiiliAtAiiiAtJAltlitlitiliiAAllilAillinuiniltlUliilillUllltl WRif 8 of spending good hard cash for some thing that don't exactly please when you an pick from: 40 different styles of bed room suits 30 extension tables 25 latest styles of dining chairs 100 rockers 30 iron beds 24 chiffoners Two dozen side boards and at prices low er than the lowest AT LUENING'S TRADEMARK: SSI'ls Big Shoe Store Just received a fine line of $3 00 ladies lace Goodyear Welt hoes,latest 8tyles,all sizes, which we will sell this weee for only V 24 Also a let of Boys lace Kan garoo Calf, worth f 1.50, go this week for - $1.00 Our bargain counter contains many bargains in small sizes iu Ladies and misses shoes. THEBI6SH0EST0RE Geo. B. DEAN For Sale One international dictiona ry. Enquire at this office. See that handsome gold watch you can get w ith Trading Stamps. nil 03 r.3 r.3 A3 it. a r.i C'J Y1 ra oa CJ r.a r 1 r,a the Use MM 3 a a sizes 8 to 11 and 12 to 2, go for 50c. GEO. a. jjeax, At the Big Shoe Store.