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I nrgcst Circulation in
Sprnrue and Vicinity
i. o. o. F.
Hprnmie T-o.lc N" 2'- !
m-eta every Tmc-iIii.v nlutit. .1.1".
n.ivSia N. (.. i. Honey. Kt'.V.
M. W. A.
M W. A, C(i'"J meet every second
n.l fourth Thnr-lny ntcht eneli
n moAloc.ro Kill V. C. D. M
. IViHe S -hool every Lords ly
.-,,,. 1! . Mnx.y Sunt.
PrcncMmr Service every beeond
Kiel fourth Lord l.v inench month
U.lWil in. nn-1 p. Also Sat
urday before t 7:3 p. in.
Ii. II. h.OClcl
M. E. CHURCH, SOUTH.
Pdble Helmol every Sunday at 10 a.
iu. D M. Crlwmmn nupt.
Prenehtrir service third Sunday of
each month 11: " n'"1 7:31 v In
J. K. Spccr
NOTHING BETTER MADE
Snecial Discount on
FENCING, WIRE AND NAILS
FARM IMPLEMENTS A SPECIALTY
Frisco Time Card
No. 12, rtuweiiKt'r 11.30 a. u
No. ISO, Mixed
4.00 p. m.
No. IS'1. Mined 10.10 a. in
No. l-il. Pimm-niter 3.30 p. in
No. 1S2 U'avliiK t 11 30 a. m.
iiiakci ronntfttoii nt I.I u ton for
polat north und itoutli. UomI train
for Tt. Ki-oot; l'Utbburi; Jopllu uuJ
No. iM leaving at 4:00 p. in. on.
tictaat l'leajnuutoii wltli KauhaClty
trulu aud u u trulu for I t. Hiott
Arrive ut KaiifMi City V.'do p. lu.
Arrive at Ft. Scott b:30 p. m.
(Ito U. t'O.VOVKJt Ajft
M.00 per .'ear.
(). T. Holland shipped two cars
of very line fdie p to Kansii City
Goorgo. McCn.y wont to Kan
sas City last week. He will be
Kone several days.
II. F. Potter and C- 11. Ward
were nt the county seat Monday
on legal business.
If you want to be healthy,
wealthy and wise, you should in
your home paper advertise-
Mr. Clove Tlenlov left Satur
day for bcdalia, Ma, to visii ner t
father who is quite ill at his home
in that city
Stanley Ferguson and wife
have at last moved on their farm
just east, of town, and they never
said a woi d to i. i about it for
three, or four days.
Conyers & Conyers were in
the sample rooms at Rich Hill
Monday buying iheir dry goods
for their general store which
they have just completed,
t 1 o Tribune,
20 inch, 12 inch stay - 19c
20 inch, 0 inch stay 25c
20 inch, 12 inch stay - 23c
26 inch, 6 inch stay - 28c
47 inch, C inch 6tay - 43c
IGxG Poultry wire, (16
cables, good) 37 12c
100 Rods or More-
Missouri Pacific Time Card.
KOBTH UOlD. T. LOl I AND K. C
No. 208 Iavt-a llu'Sa. tu
Xo. 1'10 IeuToa 10 : p.tu
No. 208 Iaveii 6;40 a ni
WEUT UOUND. KT. mTT CK.VTUAU
No. 407 Leavea 1:45 p. ra.
Vo. Itkvt 6:50 a. m
Vo. 2it Arrive 5 .SO a. id
Vj. 207 Arrive 1:0 p. u
Vo. 2!5 Arrive 10 f0 v.u,
KAT BUINI), TV. :OTT OCNTHAI..
No. 408 Arrive 11:45 p. id.
.. 41') Arrive 10:07 p. Ji
lt. A. llAIl.KT, Ag
R T. (Janlt nnd wife left. Mon
day for th' ir home hi Pueblo,
Colorado. W. think Kd. will
move back htro in the near
future nnd make old Missouri
Deputy Sheriff A M. Wallace,
of Duller, was in our town Satur
day subpoenaing witnesses; to
appear before the circuit court
in tho R. A. Robinson case, set
for Tuc&day May 2o.
Prof. II. O- Maxey attended
the assessors meeting at t h e
court house at Butler last Satur
day and went to Johnstown t
visit his lather and mother over
Sundav, returning home Mon
V. II. Gen'zler is doing quite a
deal of impiovinsr around his
residence, he ha grndod up his
yard, built a good solid concrete
fence and a tine concrete cellar.
Wnen he gives the house a
good painting he will have one of
the Dicest residences in town.
Iet the pood work go on until we
become inoculated with the im
CRAFT IN REALM OF SULTAN
Wfirdt of Warning for American Who
May Be Thinking of Investing
Those who have been realing the
reports of our consuls in Turkey
concerning the chances for American
capital nnd enterprise in that coun
try under the new regime would ln't
tor plance at tlie puLlitluxl rriviris
of Sir William AVilleocks, the Eng
lish engineer who is leing employed
at prent to do for Turkey what he
did for Egypt in the matter of irri
gation and water supply. Sir Wil
liam warns capitalists and contract
ors against the extraordinary amount
of graft and corruption which is to
le found in tho provinces among all
the minor local authorities. Many
of the old restrictions have liccn re
moved, hut the Turk has not yet rid
himself of that wonderful 'hahit of
looking at his own poekct twice be
fore he thinks of honesty. Sir Wil
liam WiUcfHks is the ensinivr who
built the As-Mian dam and bad
charge of public works in India and
Egypt for respective jw-riixls..
HUNTING WITH LIGHTED CRABS.
A gnnp of clubmen, seated about
an odorous cedar lire, taH.iil of luint
'Once I hunted m it h lighted
eral.s. anl an ex-consul. "It was
in the desolate region of France
called Iji Vcndi-e. There is no limit
ing there but seagulls, which t lie
French adore to duxd. aixl rabbit.
It was to get the rabbits that we
used the crabs. We caught wiine
doens of small, lively fellows, fast
ened on their hail. lighted candles
and shoved them down into the raU
bit holes. The rabbits,' scunil to
death by tbo-M' strange lmoing
light?, rushed forth frantically
forth into the very muzzle of our
4Thii bounds rather fri-ky, per
Imps, but it is a Vetidcan cuMom
84 w idesprcad toon bunting in the
MAINE TOWN SNOWED IN.
Snowdrift IS feet high are not
often been on the main street of a
Maine village, but tlmt wu the con.
dition that existed in l'lullip re
cently. There was five fe t of mow
on tho level, where the hurricane did
not blow it awav into the mlid drift
that made traveling by any method
The only way to get around with
ny degree of case or comfort was on
mowi-hocs, and as many people in
Phillips o n llie-. articles, no neces
sary on a day like this, they were in
pretty general use by those who were
obliged to be out.- 1'angor t'ommer
HtDtKMtNQ A BOY.
The riiiladelphia Mothers' club
decided to iuuk itwlf responsible
for the ilucation and maintcuuuee
of one lxiy, and took a 12-year-old
inenrriible. Ho is now on a farm
Ix-longing to a member of tho club,
ami it is said is dcnlomri'' into mt
what the mothers would l.ke him to
V. II. (Jentzler is 1 i n f r quite
a deal of improving around his
residence, he has graded up his
yard, built a good solid concrete
yard fence, also u fine concrete
cellar. When he gives the house
a thorough good painting he will
'nave one of tho nicest residence
in town. lift the good work go
on until wo become inoeulcted
with tho improvement fever.
It pays to strive with main and
might; to look alive and I e polite
It pay to work to try to rise!
It also pays to advertise.
It )ays a man to be well bred.
It pays to plan a bit abend.
It pays to pattern from the
wit ;doas they do, and adver
A few papers are ai ding that
u-ithotnto wide pro!; oi'ton the
tax payers would have to make
up the dehcli caused l.y the. loss
of licenses. Rut who gives the
saloon men the money to pay the
license with? Nn't it the tax
payer? Why not pay the money
direct into the state treasurer,
ONE CLIMATIC EFFECT.
"As t came up stairs." she raid to
the artist. "I met a man who looked
like you, only he wa not so tall and
a little older."
''That was my father," the artist
aid. '"You s e in me the cITih t of
the American climate on the Teu
ton. I am half a head taller than
tnv father. 1 was lrn lure, you
know. It is a xi. otitic fait that
the (brman-Amcricisn grows taller,
lias coarser hair and a shorter neck
than his am-oSors who were born on
HIS IDEA OF SITCESS.
"I have demonstrated to i v ix r
Fonal satisfaction that wireless tel,g
raphv is a succos," said the nun
who butts in.
"I have fixed up an apparatus that
creates general coiifu-ion nmn the
rMiile who are tning to t-il olli-
IN HIS LINE.
Miss (Jo'.densti-in' (the banker's
dsughtcr Umd't my batter veary
you. Mr. (irahU'iihcitucr
Young tlrablM-nheimer (raj-tur-
oulv) I touldt listen ! your
vordts all dav mit compuind in-dtcn-tt!
A SORDID SOUL.
"You think February is an nn-
"Yes," answered the pligl.il su
"Hut think of the great men who
were born in that month."'
"Tin y are worth onsidei ing. F.ut
think of the short time hcluccn the
first of Fehruar and the liM of
Mnnh, and the monthly bills coming
in just the miiio V
NOW OPPOSES THE CORSET.
Carmen Slva, pni-n of l!ou-
Linania, has done a great many god
things, but now she nvms t- have
started out upon a very foolish am-
paign to exterminate the tor-et. Nha
nsks women und (firl of F.itrojK to
Irfneott cornets, wbiib, she s.is, dis
figure the natural l auty and injure
ILe health. Hut che is not likely to
have many converts.
MISSION OF A HYMN.
There is no mure popular hymn in
the English language than Curdinal
N'lwni.in's "lad, Kindly Eight." It
lias soothed thousand of hearts l
iloudcd by burrow, and inspired
hojx when faith had vanished. A
few days ago it once more performed
its ls-autiful task of lifting despair.
A disastrous explosion occurred in
mine near Durham, England, im
prisoning 150 miners. One of the
o'2 men recovered from the living
tomb was a.-ki-d how be pasd the
lb hours lie was burs.-d in its dark-tu-t-s.
Ho replied that he nnd bis
companions bang a great deal.
Further questioned as to the songs
ho nnswerisl : "Five or sii hymn.
I don't remeiiil r them nil. There
was IYal. Kindly Eight.' We satig
that a gixvl many times. It belji-d
to keep our bpirits up."
instead of payii.g it. .through 'he
saloon men's IuiiuIh? Which Is
the most t quinoiniciil?
Road tho Tribune
Miseries cl Ye Country fdltor.
Caller "Seems to mevoiir pa
per's been ruther dull I.ttelv and
so 1 dropped in to give you some
local news. Loe i news is what
the people wants you know."
Countrv IMitor "Yes indeed:
and I am always erateful for as
sistance in that direction- Have
a cigar. Have you written the
Give J. H. Raney
MADE EXCITEMENT IN TOWN
Escaped Steer for a Tim Furnlahad
Good Target Practice for
A big Texas ttc r that, was to have
been i-LMivcrted int., tenderloin", por
terhouses nr.d mi. h like at Henry
Ealzcr's slaugi,!. r hoiiM- in Hchnonl
avenue, Newark, X. J., found a jn
d.xir open nnd barged out v.jiou the
avenue, f r". It idcbratcd its es
cape with a long, defiant U llow,
then trotfcl briskly eouthwanl.
Slaugliter bouse men with pitch
forks and clubs ran afur it; pedes
trians t.xik to h.dlw.us and base
ments and then joined in the chaw
after it had passed.
"Wild bull! I.k out for tho mad
bull!"' they Jelled.
The ftter lowered its head omin
ously nt a handful of over-brave
men nnd lvs who tried to o!op it,
nnd s.ated them awav. Some ran
into their boin.s and took up the
ihnx' urine. I with revolver. Within
a half mile of the btart there were
nearly .'O't hunters after the steer.
It kept on its way until it crossed
the wc-tcrn end of the town nnd
got into the pr.-tty soiitbe.-t resi-d.-ntul
s.ition. Nearly a l;undn-l
bullets w.ie fr.,1. Koine of theiii ta
king cflVt I, but the animal didn't
drop until he plunged info a ditch
ami was drowned.
MONEY HIDDEN BY PRISONERS.
"I would ctiture it as a ba fe as
sertion that there is every cnt of
-.." n in ia;di bi bb u within the
walls of lbi pri-in," said Col. H. E.
Mudd, the warden.
He then explained that the eon
vi. ts bid.- t!:e moii.y in a'l sorts of
p!.e s, run to buning it in the
yard. They will bide it in cracks rn
tb.eir el!s and in the .hops, fre
ipiently (bang n it t that the other
convict ciiniiot g.t bob', of it. A
convict complained to the warden
recently that he bad loi) hidden
under the window sill in one of the
bhops and that it bad Wen stobn
from him by anoil.ir i 01 i t . This
bhows how mui Ii nemey gets into
the j'rifsiti from time to lime nnd is
not di-covcred when the g. in ral
sen r.h in made. The couiits ar
not allowid to biiu- money ill their
por-! ssiolt, ulthoiigh ibey may keep
it with the prioti ib ik. Win n the
search was made recently mi old
neyro v.i forced to lough up b.5
cents, which he luid in pennies nnd
n'nkels concealed in his month.
Frankfort 01 ti -pondeiu o Eouia
HOW IT HAPPENED.
"So you've Ik'cii lighting again,
Hiik!"' t-Mlaimed the empb.u r of a
little darky of nine years, as the lat
ter reported for duty one morniDg
bearing the ci!cnc-s of a fnnguiii
ary conilii t.
"Yessah," re.-jionded Ditk.
"And 1 supporo thut, im .usual,
your brothe r llctiry has given you
that bla k ie?"
1 ii k's countenanco gavd expres
sion to a bi. kly grin. '"No, ah," he
lidded, d.-ci-iwly. "1 (loliO had d3
eo ulready; but Henry ho done ly
on do coler, all ric'ht!" llupcr'a
J. II, Rainey
Callei "No, I ain't no report
er; you can dress it up to suit
yourself. Just say in your pr
per next week that ou r cetcrpris
in' citi7.cn, Mr. Jacob llayson
Coldcash (that's me yu Know)
what lceeps the old reliable dry
goods and Grocery store ni tho
corner has gone to the city to
buy a new stock an on his re
turn he'll show his customers
the finest lot of Dry Goods an'
Groceries they ever set eyes on.
Prices low as tho lowest, good
day." Country Editor, (to himself)
Thank fortune the cigar I cave
him was one of those left by a
dramatic agent; it'll kill him.
Its up to You
todecide where is the btst place
in town to buy your groceries
wH try J. C. Taylor then you will
know and you will come again.
Shoe-strings, Polish, Brushes.
South Sixth Street.
Melrose ' 5c Cigar
Heck & Ruble
When in town
SHIP AT Tin:
Oppos'-te Talmage House
24 Pest Cards free.
Here is an opportunity for antone
to obtain n lisnd-ooitl v colored
ouvrnir iot caid for Hot lii nj; and
i;rt hi iluoce ot tbre dikcitnt
kinil, im.iiely; jj Comic Curds, 2
I'lovver t.'siiU nnd ii stl ol J cards
entitled L.-mcuaKe of the
Floweis." In rsch wit f tlies
( tture ate 3 bigt.ly coluicd
souvenir I'nst Caul. All u have
'o iId to chtnin them it to trnd 15c
(or a years iubcnp!ion tu the
Kansas Ciry Weekly J0.n1.4l and
trll tliroi wliub set nu want Up
on receipt of your mil tcriplion
tor The Kaiik City W'rrklv Juurn.
il ibe n,r-,,fi' orMtpaprr uf lt;
Suutliwot )Oi vull I c n-iil oliso.
lutrlv (ice the at Fot Cauls wl.iih
you select. He 1 111 r to specify
ibcllicr )ou wsnt thr jj Comic
Csrds. the i Flower Curds or lite
2) Lsnguage of the Flower
We know that you will be highly
pleskrd with thmr 00U cid. The
Comic CsriU aie vriy 'fanny", the
Flower Cauls cotrust of ibe principal
(lowers ate all in bt-nutiful colon;
the "Language of the Flowers''
cards are all in beaulilul colon and
have nioitoes which uive you the
ten'tmrnt of the tlowr.
Kemembet for the nuall sum ot
15 cents you receive The Kns
City Weekly JoimiihI for a full ear
-ml get ;our choice of any one of
the sets ot pi t card. Send i
ctnU nnd ad.itcsa
Ibe Kansas Ci iv VbKi v Jock
nal, Kansas Citv.Mo.