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The Reading Herald from Reading, Kansas • Page 4

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First Soldier Dead. thicker. EMPOUfA AND LYON COUNTY NEWS. Mr. and Mrs.

Samuel Gilbert who The coal first was encountered in a i.i i i.ii. Fred Kibby Fred PiOwmaT. 'fr live six miles southwest of Emporia, was aoanuonou oecuue ui received word Sunday evening that 1 lu? ot 'rnn the oie. lne their son, Otto C. Gilbert, had (lied of i 01 considerable commer- that rno-ivr- the drillers maue care-i.

i T-ti- v-n ihn -t mi observations when the test was put KIBBY BOWMAN, Auctioneer. FARM AND LIVE STOCK SALKS A SPECIALTY. Years of Experience Always Give Satisfaction. Terms Reasonable Write or Phone at our expense for Dates. Have Sold In Twelve States.

OFFICE WITH B. F. FOWLER REAL ESTATE COMPANY, County soldier's death, lie was 2.1 Small Pox In The County Jail. Harry Cmnibine, a prisoner in the county jail, sick with smr.U pat. house in the Boat hern part of Emporia, and the jail has been fumigated and all prisoners vaccinated.

Several days ago, relatives of Stan Stevens, serving time for violation of the liquor, tried' to Ret Stevens out of jail, saying his health was being injured by years old and went to Camp Funston The log of the well shows that the drillers went into a stratum of hard sandstone, nineteen feet thick at feet, and from the sandstone into three feet of shale and slate, overlyin the coal at 711 feet. The stratum was measured carefully and the samples were analyzed. The samples showed the coal to be slightly les3 than eight Telcphon G20 EMPORIA, KANSAS. the confinement. Stevens was given a job.

as trusty nurse to the small pox in the first draft in September, He had nut been well, it is said, since arriving there, and worried a great denl about the work he had left undone at home. He contracted pneumonia about the first of the year, and his parents visited him January 15. He seemed much cheered by the visit, but grew worse after they left. The young man attended the Liberty School. He was studious and well-liked patient.

Muical Mexican Jailed. per cent moisture, 33 per cent volatil matter, 33 per cent fixed carbon and IS per cent ash. Under the coal was a foot of fire clay andi twenty feet of Antonio Elequez, who is Emporia's most musical Mexican, is aagain in the iff iff city jail. He was arrested Sunday on compplaint of another Mexican, who FORDS: fit charged that he stolen a guitar and an alto horn from a bunk car. The officers searched the Mexican quarter.

Sunday and recovered the property. Elequez was arrested several months ago for becoming mixed up with another Mexican's pay check. -Tried To Get A License From The I have one 1915 Ford touring car and one 'm 1915 runabout in good running order. For by his associates. He was born in the home in which his parents still live.

Later advices say that young Gilbert committed suicide. The details of the suicide are not known. The two telegrams received by the father are as follows: "Camp Funston, l-27-'18, a. m. "Private Otto B.

Gilbert died at 8:45 this morning. Suicide. Wire disposition to be made of remains. (Signed) "Baxter, "Fort Riley, l-27-18, 10:55 p. m.

"Regret to inform you that Otto B. Gilbert committed suicide at 6:45 a. of sandstone. According to Mr. Smith, the vein of coal is thick enough to be workable.

The Leavenworth vein of coal is found at 700 (o 900 feet, and is only slightly thicker. The sandstone and slate roof make it improbable, should the vein ever be opened, that "dead woik" would be a co3tly item. Mr. Smith says the experience with thee test well shows that considerable water troul.lt would be met in sinking a shaft. He estimates that a shaft could be sunk for.

$135,000, but these figures do not include water trouble. The Emporia coal has much the same qualities as Osage coal. The O-snge coal is found at 35 to 85 feet, and generally i3 about sixteen inches thick. The Emno'ria test also found six in- ffisale cheap. Hi ft T.

E. JONES, Quincy, Kansas. $1 m. liody will be prepared tor tniriai and shipped at government expense. (Signed) Mattassarin." Exemption Board.

A couple tried Monday morning to get a marriage license from G. A. Hege, clerk of the Lyon County Exemption Board. Mr. Hege read the pi-03pective groom a lecture upon the saddening prospect of being yanked olf to war, and almost had the couple talked out of the marrying idea before he directed them to the probate judge's ooffice.

Samples of coal from the vein that of coal at 265 fect an(j another six inches at 690 feet. underlies Emporia are being shown by City Engineer Alva Smith. The coal was taken from the ill-fated oil and gas test well whic the city drilled on Home From California. George Washhington Chandler, an 1 I THE FARMERS AND BANKERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY lot 50, Congress in 1914. This lot is aged and retired Friends minister, who located a few feet south of the Santa preached in Emporia for a number of Fe 0f way.

years, who has been living in Los The coal was found at 714 feet, and Angeles since November with his son, I according to Mr. Smith's published $221 quality Rfoai you have to Si'ii is ium to tame pcapia all tad all ol tria ci tr.e but John M. Chandler, was tal on his accoUnt in the proceedings of the Mia 1- lorenn Chandler, a craned nu'so, tj i) mh.p, Monday to r. with l-daughter. Mrs.

Lonn II: n'is. Mr. II)" a. also, is a Friends Kansas Academy of Science for 1905, the thickness of the vein was 28 inches. Drillers who workcl on the well estimated the vein to be considerably fl Have written more business in Kansas for 08 Seven consecutive years than any other uiimr-icr.

M.v Cnaniiler will be 80 years old February 22, the birthday of t. i orge Washington, for whom he was na-Y i.d. He been a minister sinej he was 21 years ill Mis who has been caring for him in Los Angeles, accompanied him to Emporia. Mr. Chandler's home is on a farm east of Olpe.

company. If you are thinking about taking a policy, why not get the best? Wrfte or particulars to E. E. SMITH, General Agent, Jay Building, Emporia, Kansas. Over Archer's Music House.

Held Up. C. G. Stone and Miss Effie May Bold-en, both of Burlington, were arrested in the probate judge's office at the court h6use at 2 o'clock, Monday afternoon as they applied for a marriage license. The arrest was made at the request of Sheriff Bert McClintick of Coffey County, who phoned to Sheriff Tom Owens of Lyon County to hold the tuple until he couid get to Emporia.

According to Sheriff Owens, the warrant asking for the arrest af the two people was sworn out by the parents of the girl. Stone was accompani that about three inches of snow fell on 'he level, and there was no drifting. The theremometer stood at two degrees below zero between six and seven o'clock Monday morning, "I have no thermometer, so I can't tell you how cold it was out thre Monday morning, but I estimate that the snow averaged about four inches on the level," said Teter Garret3on of ed to Emporia by his mother, Mrs. The Snow And The Wheat. Lyon County is covered with the second big snow of the winter which, according to the farmers, will greatly benefit the wheat, 'as it did not blow'off the fields as did the snow of a few weeks ago.

The depth of the snow was estimated Monday at from two to five inches on the level, with little drifting. There was but little wind at any time during the sonw-fall. The snow be-ian as a fine sleet Saturday night, 'i he ground was covered Sunday ri (iT.ing and tlej fall-ji the greater pur of that day. The County roads i re in fairly rood hape. The farmers agree that the wheat was incalculably helped and that the snow came most opportunely.

The Clara Stone, who had signed a state ment of consent to the marriage of her LET face the facts. The war situation i3 critical. Un1.ua the Allies fljrht as they never yet have louffht, defeat threatens. Hungry men cannot fiajht at their best; nor hunjry Franco, England, and Italy are going hungry unless we feed them. Wheat Sarin They mii4 have wheat.

It is the best food to fight on. If i3 the easiest to ship. We alone can spare it By savin" just a little less than a ijuarter of what we i las. year wo can support, those who ar3 fijhtins battles. And we can do it without stintii: ourselves.

We have only to substitute another foou just as bjod. The Corn of Plenty Corn i3 that food, There's a surplus of it. Providence has been generous in the hour of our need. It has ijiven us corn in such bounty as was never known before Tons of corn. Train-loads of corn.

Five hundrp'1 million bushels over and above our regular needs. .11 we have to do is to learn to appreciate it. Was ver patriotic duty made so easy? And so clear? America's Own Food Corn! 's the true American food. The Indians, hardiest of races, lived on it. Our forefathers, adopted r' and conquered a continent For a great af our country it has jDlong een the staff of life.

How well the South fought on it, history tells. Now it can help America win a world war. Learn Something Corn! It isn't one food. It's a dozen. It's a cereal.

It's a vegetable. It'i a bread. It's a dessert. It's nutritious; more food- value in it, dollar for dollar, than meat or eggs or most other vegetables. It's good to eat; how good you don't know until you've had corn-bread properly cooked.

Dest of all, it's plentiful and it's patriotic. Corn' Infinite Ve.riety How much do you know about corn? About how good it is? About the many delicious ways of cooking it? And what you miss by not knowing more about it? Here are a few of its uses: i Ther are at least fifty ways to use corn meal to make (rood dishes for supper, lunch or break-f3t. Here are some suggestions: son, who is under ago. It is also understood the girl is under age and was unable to get the consent of her parents to the marriage. Chicago Mound.

"We are on upland ground and have no wheat, but this snow ought to benefit the wheat." "Our thermometer registered two degrees above zero at bix o'clock Monday morning," said Fred Fowler, who lives four and one half miles southeast of Emporia. "The snow came in lnio to help the wheat and averaged about two inches on the level. It didn't Horse Killed By Auto. A horse ridden by Charles Evans, colored, who lives ti mile east of to-vn was killed Saturday night, when it was struck by a car driven by two young men, George and Fred Cook of Hutchinson. In the sheriff's office in the courthouse Monday morning, Evans' father said the car was being driven at a rapid rate on the wrong side of the road.

Charles Evans was bruised in the accident but was not seriouly hurt. blow away as the last snow did. I have forty acres of wheat." Emporia And The Coal Situation. "We have the usual Monday accumulation of coal," said George Dumb, county fuel administrator, in discussing the fuel sisuatio'n Monday. The Emporia street cars again were pulled from service Saturday night.

Morris Dunsworlh, manager of the electric light plant, said Monday the discontinuance of the service was because of a shortened fuel supply. He then estimated that he had enough coal to run him until noon Tuesday. He said that two cars of coal which were then on a siding at Chanute. Mr. Duns- ground was dry, as the only considerable moisture for several months was proceeding snow.

The snow of the first, of the week was a wet snow, and means thousands of dollars to the farmers. "The snow which fell the first of the wjok, certainly helped my wheat," said J. W. Hickling, proprietor of the Clear View Stock Farm, who has about J25 acres in wheat eight miles north-cast of Emporia. "It i wet inow, aiiout four inches on the level, and did blow away aV the last snow did.

There was no wind. This snow came in a good time, as the ground was getting dry. The temperature was about two below early Monday morning." The Cook say the horse was being ridden at a gallop and only with a halter, and that the rider was unable to control it. They still were in F.mpov ia Monday and were showing a dis DESSERTS position to make a settlement if they were at fault. They say tney were driving slowly and had driven to the HOT BREADS Boston brown bread.

lloecake. Muffins. Kiscuits. riddle cakes. Corn-meal molasses cake.

Apple corn bread. Dumplings. i imarerbrfad. Fruit gems. worth said that he did not expect to side of the road to avoid the horse, "This second snow didn't blow officii1; the street cars into service again miUI the coal situation became easier.

but were unable to avert the collision. The Cooks say the windshield, radiator and lights on their car were ruined. The young men are nephews of Mayor 'red Cook of Hutchinson. Evans claims the horse was worth Waffles. HEARTY DISHES Corn-meal croquettes.

Corn-meal fish balls. Meat and corn-meal dumplings. Italian polenta. Tarnalw. Th rtcijiea ara ia Farmers' wllkut 6i, "Cm Meal as a Food and Ways of Using It," free fre the Department of Agriculture.

the. fields, "said Grant Benedict, who lives northwest of Olpe. "The wheat is pretty dry. I huvc only ten acres in wheat. The temperature wus four decrees below early Monday morning.

I believe i.bout. two indies of snow fell on the level." "Th inow will help the wheat, indeed," Mid Perry. Edwards of Rinker. Us has fouiteen acres of wheat. "1 thhink there was no wind.

I would say HOLSTE1X FOR SALE. FOR SALE: Holstein bull calf, one month old. His grand Dam has rurd of "8 lbs. of butter fat in one week. I Albert Dieker, Olpe, Kansas.

FARMERS, IXK4SK TAKE NOTICE That Jemien Bio. always pay tin and highest cush price for eggs, poultry 212 Commercial Emporia, Kansas..

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