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The Axtell Anchor from Axtell, Kansas • 1

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Axtell, Kansas
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sure. Goo Martin, see His Soolotv The Astell Anchor. OUR MOTTO: Advertising is to Business What Steam is to Machinery-The Grand Motive Power." Fly-Net Season is Here. GET READY! DO IT NOW VOL XXV AXTELL, MARSHALL COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1906. NO.

32 ANSWERS DEATH'S Come in and look over our line of Summer Goods, consisting of Heavy Leather Team Nets. Round Leather Buggy Nets. Mesh Nets of All Kinds. Hard Twisted Cord Team Nets with ble leather bars. Lashes stapled between bars with a rust- copper staple.

Ventilating and Netting Fly Covers. 90 inches long, extra heavy, closely woven. Burlaps, the fly-proof horse covers, Cooling Blankets. These blankets are all wool filled; full measure and weight, complete with straps and buckles. A full line of Lap Dusters.

Mud Robes, several different kinds. ME 00 9 ERE C. L. LASE. The Harnessman.

A Good Rain. 27 Ma 2 4,5 We are all more than thankful for the good rain we receiyed last Sunday night and Monday. Almost two inches of water fell in the Axtell vicinity and it certainly was greatly appreciated. Corn will now boom. A smile is on everobody's face.

The rain was a general and liberal The pastures will take on a differeut look. The bountiful rain was badly needed. The farmers are all happy -and so are the business men. Joseph Koelzer, of the St. Benediet vicinity, reports that his corn is in as five condition as he ever saw it and that his wheat crop will harvest thirty bushels to the acre.

DR. F. C. WAHLENMAIER the well known Kansas City Eye Specialist. Will have office in the parlor of the Hotel, Axtell, on Friday, June 20th Hours, 1 to 4 o'clock p.

in. Examination and consultation made FREE OP CHARGE. sure. Do You Save Anything? It is easier to earn money than to save it. The man who claims he cannot save anything often draws a larger salary than the man who saves a little each week or month.

The reason so many fail to get ahead is not because of a de sire to spend every cent they have, but because they fail to understand the value of small economies. Save a little. Save it regularly. Open a savings account with us and before you know it you will have a good bank account, Citizens Bank. Deposits June 7, $133,667.61 Capital $25,000.00.

With a Moral to It. Old fashioned item: During the last rain storm, a Potter man was caught in the woods on Stranger creek and crawled into a hollow log for shelter. The rain swelled the log SO that the man couldn't gret out when the ntorm 008890 He let in his prison and yelled for help, but night was coming on, no cue liable to find him, and in his imagination. he thought he was a goner He began to reflect on the things he had done in his life, when the suddenly struck him that be had paid for his home paper for the years. The realization of this fact made him feel SO small that he backed out of the log without any trouble and sent $3 to the editor that night.

Card of Thanks. The children of Nancy Montague wish to extend their thanks to the friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted them in the recent death of their mother. The Rathbone lodge, Temple No. 71, and the K. of P.

lodge, of Hiawatha, nt beautiful floral decorations as a last remembrance. CREAM MORNINGS AT GAYLORD'S MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS No. 1. 18c No. 2..

146 ANSWERS DEATH'S CALL. Michael Shaughnessy Passes Away at the Age of Eighty-One. Death claimed another one of our old and most respected settlers on Wednesday evening, June 13, in the person of Michael Shaughnessy. who died rather suddenly at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Barney Myers, south of St.

Bridget. Mr. Shaugbnessy apparently enjoyed good health until a few hours before his death, when he seemed to suddenly collapse from a weak heart, the result of old age. The funeral services were conducted at the St. Bridget Catholic church on Friday morning at 10:00 o'clock.

Requiem High Mass was. celebrated by Rev. P. R. Sullivan.

While delivering the funeral sermon Father O'Sullivan took occasion (for the benefit of the living) to speak in the highest terms of the integrity, kindness and great christian charity of his former friend and parishoner. Interment was made in the St. Bridget cemetery beside his beloved wife, who preceded him twenty years to the home beyond. Deceased was born in County Galway, Ireland, in 1825, and came to the United States in 1849. He was married to Miss Ellen Ryan in Madison, in 1852.

To this union eight children were born. The eldest died in infancy, and Edward, who was one of the foremost citizens of St. Bridget, died about eight years ago. The remaining children are: Michael Shaughnessy, of Kansas City, Mo; James Shaughnessy, Mrs. Barney Myers, Mrs.

Patrick Lynch, Mrs. Wm. T. Gossin, all of St. Bridget, and Mrs.

Patrick Loob, of Axtell. All the children of the deceased and their families and the family of the deceased Edward, including all together forty two grandchildren, attended the funeral which was one of the largest ever witnessed in St. Bridget. Mr. Shaughnessy, like many other hardy youngsters of his time, who were full of energy, hope, ambition and indomitable courage, took Horace Greeley's advice and came west.

He, in company with bis young wife, settled on a farm near St. Bridget fifty years ago, when that part of the country was a howling wilderness, with all kinds of native wild animals "and treacherous Indians roaming through at will. In this wilderness there was at that time no railroad. no town, no school, no church, no doctor nor resident cler. gyman.

nearer than the Missouri river. It was under such adverse circumstances as these that he and; his estimable wife raised a good, christian family. The sacrifices of personal comforts be made and the bardships of the pioneer life, which necessarily bel endured for more than 8t quarter ceutury, white contributing the flower of his manhood in helping to convert this part of Kaneas from the wilderness that it was to the garden spot that it now is, with all its modern conveniences, can never be realized by his grandchildren and the modern settlers. Mr. Shaughnessy was noted for his integrity, industry, kindness and charity His word was his bond By frugality and good business judgment he succeeded in securing a goodly share of this world's goods.

liis geberous belping band wus never closed aguinst the needy, refused assistance 10 any worthy cause or request, and was often extended voluntarily where he an ticipated it would do good. He died full of years and honor, beloved by all who knew him. May he rest in peace. The Ball Game. The ball game last Thursday afternoon between the married men and the Axtell Blues was another featured performance.

The home team were considerably stronger than in the first game a week ago, and the married men were somewhat weaker in support. Nevertheless the old-timers played some ball and it took the youngsters eleven long, tedious innings to administer defeat--and then only by 8 score of 16 to 14. Everyone present enjoyed the game and no doubt the attendance will be larger at the next game which will decide the supremacy. NOTES. No kicking.

The rooters were there. The "also rans" didn't score. The boy's were kept guessing to the last. The married men have no kick to register. The contest now stands game and game alike.

The pitchers were so were the "fans?" George Delaney kept up his invincible record on first, It was a good, friendly and hard fought game--and well we all know it. Ed. Hanna was certainly there with four good hard- earned scores to his credit. Dr. Young umpired a good, clean game with fair and square decisions at all times.

Only one accident happened. Phil Hynes had his left foot broken just below the instep in the second inning. Two home runs were recordeda fair and square one by Clark and all inside diamond run by Ted Sharpe--but then Umpire Young didn't notice the short cut he took. OBITUARY. Mrs.

Dwight Montague died at the home of Peter Godbout northeast of Mina, Thursday, Jaune 14, of heart failure, caused by dropsy. She had been a sufferer for a number of years, and yet when death came the family were not expecting it. She was talking to them about what they were to have for dinner and dropped her bead to her breast and was gone. The funeral was held at the M. church in Axtell, Saturday, June 16, by Rey.

W. D. Harrilton and interment made in the Ax tell cemetery. Nancy McNulty was born in Adams county, Ohio, September 24, 1841, was married to Dwight Montague in 1857. They moved to Holt county, in 1889 and to Kansas in 1881.

Mrs. Montague with her family has lived in and near' Axtell for, 22 years. She leaves five, sons and one daughter: Mrs. Mary C. Long, of Salina, Daniel and Charles Montague, of Beattie, James, of Hiawatha, Edward, of Reserve, and E.

D. Montague, of Washington, Kan. She also leayes a brother and sister. The brother lives at Mound City, and the sister, Mrs. Temple, mother of John Temple, lives with her sou in Axtell, She buried two sons in infancy and a few years ago a grown son, and eleven years ago her busband.

The deceased was a member of the Christian church for 30 years. The family have the sympathy of the entire community. Street Fair and Carnival at Hiawatha. For the above occasion the St. Joseph and Grand Island railway will sell on June 26-30, inclusive, round trip tickets to Hiawatha at low rate.

Tickets good to return July Hid Her Face. A dispatch from Winfield appeared in the dailies last week to the effect that friends of Miss Delia Gero re ported to the oldtimors there that she had just died at her home at Axtell. "Her death has served to bring forth the mystery of her life. Although nearly fifty years old, 110 one has seen her face for the last tweaty-seyen years. She was jilted in her youth by a young 1010 who was going with her, and since then since then she has refused to see any of her old friends and acquaintances She locked herself in a room and re.

mained there all the time." At one time Miss Gero was resident of Winfield and was a reigning scotal belle. Married. Wilson Smith, of Baileyville, and Miss Ethel Osborne were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph on Clear Creek, at 5 o'clock p.

Wednesday, June 20, by Rev. W. D. Hamilton, pastor of the M. D.

church, of Astell. After the ceremony an elaborate supper was served by Mrs Osborne. The wedding wits a beautiful and quiet ceremony with none present but the Immediate family and 0 let near friends. The new couple will make their home in Baileyville. We con gratulate them.

Appreciation. I take these means to thank all those who so generously assisted me in rebuilding iny ice house. I also extend my appreciation to those who also assisted me through the sub scription donation. I. F.


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