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State Hick bracts THE LURAY HERALD E. BURLIN, Publisher LURAY, RUSSELL COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1922 VOLUME 90 NUMBER 33 SHORT TERM Grain Insurance AGAINST FIRE FROM ANY CAUSE 2 months costs 33c per Hundred Dollars 3 months costs 44c per Hundred Dollars 4 months costs 55c per Hundred Dollars 5 months costs 66c per Hundred Dollars Covers grains of all kinds, growing, shelled or unshelled, threshed or unthreshed, cut or uncut, on cultivated land, in dwelling house, barns, bins, tanks granaries or cribs-or any place on your place. Rate is cheap considering the protection. We write the policies here- and they take effect at noon the day they are written. The lightning we have had during the past week is a warning that we should protect our year's crop.

Stop in and we will write your insurance for you, or phone us and we will take care of you promptly. Our service in settling losses is the very best. On the Hail Storm of June 28th, we made settlements on June 30th and paid by check in the field the minute the adjustment was made. A good strong prompt paying Company coupled up with our Service makes a combination that is hard to beat. "EVERYTHING IN THE BANKING LINE.

The First National Bank of Luray PUBLIC NOTICE! Beginning July 1, 1922 the mail from train No. 133 will be distributed in the evening during the months of July 'and August. Clarence L. Gray, Postmaster. 32tf U.

B. S. S. NOTES. The attendance was very good last Sunday considering harvest work.

The lesson was very interesting. The question "Do you believe in dreams, fortune telling or the real truth, Jesus Christ?" was discussed The attendance in Mrs. Nile Cook's class is increasing. Some of the older and adult scholars were absent Sunday owing to having a tired feeling in the morning. A good place to rest is in your place.

at church or Sunday School. Try it once. The picnic that was to be held July 4th was postponed until after the busy work is over and then a more extensive program will be prepared. M. E.

CHURCH NOTES. Services for Sunday July 16th. Sunday School 9:45 a. m. Wm.

L. Bunten, superintendent. We had a "hot weather" Sunday School last Sunday. There were 136 present and the offering ran well over the six dollar mark. That's fine! Epworth League 8:30 p.

m. Choir practice every Tuesday evening. Mid-week worship each Thursday evening. At Happy Hollow and Vincent for preaching services next Sunday. The harvest is nearly over now and we have kept up well both in numbers and interest.

Keep up the good work. We welcome you to all of our services. A. M. Perrill, Pastor.


M. M. Stolz, wife of Rev. M. M.

Stolz, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Walmer, Tuesday evening at 9 o'clock. She had been in very precarious health for a number of years and her death was not wholly unex acted. Mrs. Stolz Was known to many people in vicinity, by having visited here numerous times and by the connection she and her husband had always had with the M.

E. church. She was a grand old lady and her life has always been a strong evidence of the real helpfullness of the God she SO faithfully and worshiped during a long and useful life. Mrs. Stolz was the writer's grandand leaves besides a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, her husband; daughters, Mrs.

Joseph Walmer of Luray; Mrs. E. 0 Allen of Portland, Oregon; three sons, W. M. Stolz of Atlanta, Georgia, A.

J. Stolz of Salina, Kansas and Ralph Stolz of Chicago. Funeral services will be.held in Salina the latter part of the -Lucas Independent. We are very thankful to all those who so kindly helped us by their gifts flowers, words, of sympathy and help in our sorrow. May God's choicest blessings rest upon you all.

Gratefully REV. M. M. STOLZ MR. AND MRS.

JOE WALMER -FOR SALE: One 7 foot Tandon Disc. Chas Lorenc. 33tf Earl Glaze has started up his restaurant since the building has been repaired. It is quite an addition to that side of the street. DEATHS Jacob Kenneth Gross, the little son of George and Mary Gross was born in Waldo, Kansas July 23, 1918 and died July 6, 1922 at 3:30 a.

being at his death 3 years, 11 months and 17days old. He was loved by all that knew him. There was always a smile on his little face for every one he met. He was a little beam of sunshine in his home and he will be missed. not only by his own immediate relatives, but by all those that knew him.

He leaves to mourn his loss, father, mother, two sisters and two brothers besides a host of other friends. God called our little lamb to be in his keeping, so while we miss him we know that all is well with him. Funeral services were held Friday at 10 o'clock. Services were in charge of Rev. F.

B. Cunningham. Burial was made in the Grand Center Advocate. M. Langley of Beaver township committed suicide last Saturday, June 24th by shooting himself through the with a 32 caliber revolver.

He was found by his son about 11 o'clock Saturday morning lying near the house with a bullet wound in his head. Dr. O. E. Smith was called but was unable to be of any assistance for he found the wound to be a fatal one, the bullet having passed entirely through the head and Mr.

Langley died about 2 o'clock p. m. without regaining consciousness. He had been in poor health or rather despondent and apparently depressed for more than a year. He made a trip to visit his brother at Luray, Kansas last winter and on his return appeared to be much improved, but gradually became worse again.

Mr. Langley was an honest and upright man. He had been a hard worker and an exceptionally good farmer. He was quiet and unassuming in his manner and his friends of whom he had many, regret very much his untimely demise and sympathize with his relatives in their bereavement. Malachi Langley was born in Chippenham.

Cambridgeshire, England on 28, 1867 and departed this life June 24, 1922 at the age of 54 years, 8. months and 4 days. He came to this country in 1887 and settled in Osborne county, Kansas, He moved to Wichita county in 1888 and since that time has made this country his home. He was married to Ellen Clara Godchild September 25, 1904 and to this union four children were born. He was a member of the Protestant church of England.

He leaves to mourn for him a wife and four children and three brothers in this country, an aged mother, one sister one brother in England, also a host of friends. -Taken from Leoti Standard. He was a brother of Hosea and Ephraim Langley of this place. John Conway of Twin Creek was a Sunday visitor in Luray. Frank Jenkins came in from Elizabeth, Colorado to harvest.

A good rain Sunday night which stopped the harvest for a short time. of H. W. Nuswanger and son of Osborne passed through town Wednesday. Miss Genivive Shull spent the first of the week with home folks at Osborne.

Carl- Strecker, who has been ing the week harvesting, returned to school Sunday. Mrs. Fred C. Lawrence spent a part of last week with friends and relatives at Russell. Mrs.

Fred C. Lawrence left Wednesday a. m. for Wichita where she will take medical treatment. B.

Chas. Lindquist and J. F. McReynolds of Lincoln attended the SemiAnnual bankers meeting here Wednesday. of W.

P. O'Brien, who had been on 8 business trip to Sharon Springs and other parts in western Kansas, returned Friday night. E. 19. Miss Nelle Massey of Lucas and Milton I.

Cooper of Hoxie were marbe ried at Osborne July 1st. Miss Massey be attended central here some two years for ago. Mrs. C. H.

Florea and children left for Canon City, Colorado to spend the summer. Mr. Florea took them as far So- as McCracken where they will spend a short time at the Jno. Duwe home. Dr.

and Mrs. J. E. Tibbetts, Mrs. F.

and Horn of Russell, Mrs. F. W. Williams and son, Gale, of Topeka, Mrs. Bell Tibbetts of Edwardsville, Ill.

were guests at the Fred C. Lawrence home last Sunday. Mrs. F. L.

Elliott and daughters, Tuanita -Naomi, of Plainville. Kansas, had been visiting Mrs. and, Elliott's brother at Waldo, Kansas, Mrs. came down to Luray for a week's visit with the writer and boys. Those who attended the Russell County Bankers' Association from here were Mr.

and Mrs. W. IJ. Bunten, Mrs. J.

S. Michael, Jno. Poppendorfer, suc- T. A. O'Leary, La Donna Jones and en- Genevive Shull.

W. W. Bomen, Secy. of the Bankers' Association, gave the address. Look For This CASH This denotes Quality, Service and Prices.

We try each week to give you more for your money. No off brands in our line. No old goods. No old prices. We keep our stock low.

If there is any change in prices you get the benefit of it. We have had a fine Harvest business and assure you we appreciate your trade. Bring your produce here. We pay market price in trade or cash. For the last of this week we will have BLACKBERRIES PLUMS BEANS ORANGES CANTALOUPES LEMONS APPLES PEACHES CUCUMBERS CABBAGE NEW POTATOES ONIONS TOMATOES CURED MEATS Hams, Picinc Hams, Bacon, Frank's Sausage, Lunch Ham, Try some of our Army Bacon at 20c per pound.

Cash FREE DELIVERY Phone No. 15 BIRTHDAY PARTY. Last Saturday evening, July 8th from four to six Mrs. George Schurr gave a party in honor of her little son's ninth birthday. The Misses Wanda Fritts and Charlotte Hackerott assisted in the games.

Refreshments were served consisting of ice cream and cake. Those present were Georgle Schurr, Clifford Patterson, Clifton Pangburn, Rolland Schurr, Athol and Dick Cullens, Lane and Lewis Joy, Loren Walmer, Darrel Porter, Wilbur Laird, Dannie Shaw, Dee Dragoo, Everett Elder, Leo Misemer, Ella Mae Schurr, Grace Hiler and Pauline and Nadine Schurr, M. E. S. S.

NOTES. The attendance is coming up again. There were 134 present July 9th and the collection was $6.24 with one tenth of it from the Cradle Roll class which had 24 present. The Home Department people will be supplied from the regular quarterlies this quarter and those who have requested the papers will be served. The Target and Portal did not arrive for July 9, but may come this week.

Sam P. Jones gave quite a stirring address Sunday and told of a few instances in this and other states the workings of the League he represents. The Epworth League and church services were combined for the evening services. The literary program consisted of patriotic songs and readings and was conducted by Mrs. Perrill.

The W. H. M. S. met on the parsonage lawn with a good attendance of the Auxiliary and the Junior children.

A good patriotic program was conducted by Mrs. Perrill assisted by Mrs. Elder, Mrs. Madison and Mrs. Fritts.

At the business meeting the election of officers was as folMrs. J. Walmer, President; Mrs. Perrill, Vice President; Mrs. Grammon, Recording Secretary; Mrs.

Florea, Corresponding Secretary; Mrs. F. Walmer, Treasurer. Punch and wafers were served. A called meeting was asked to meet with Mrs.

J. Walmer Wednesday night of this week. The Ladies Aid meet Wednesday next week. The Ladies Aid Society will meet in the primary room of the church Wednesday afternoon, July Mrs. Daniels, Mrs.

Nelson, Mrs. Ida Hubbard, Mrs. Ben Williams will hostesses. All ladies are urged to present as we want to make plans our bazaar. The C.

I. C. class of the M. Sunday School will hold a food sale Saturday, July 22nd. The Woman's Home- Missionary ciety was entertained on the parsonage lawn last Wednesday evening.

The lawn was beautifully lighted and decorated with flags and bunting a good patriotic program was given by the young people and children under the direction of Mrs. Perrill, after which the election of officers was held. Mrs. Joseph Walmer, Mrs. Perrill, Vice Florea, mon, Recording Mrs.

Florea Cor. Mrs. Fred Walmer, Treas. Called meeting to be held next Wednesday evening at the home of Joe Walmer to open the mite boxes to pay the pledge to the Deaconess Home Building Fund. After the business Mrs.

Pangburn and Mrs. Dreher served punch and wafers. Many thanks are due Mrs. Perrill, Mrs. burn and Mrs.

Dreher for a very cessful evening which was much joyed by the large crowd in attendance. INSURE YOUR GRAIN! Bank FARMERS at The STATE BANK TENT SHOW COMING. Miller Bros. "Cowboy Girl" show. which is to give one preformance their big tent in on July 20th, is not a moving picture show as many people might think from the title of the show.

But there are no pictures connected with the show as it is a real Western show, put on by real live actors and actresses and lasts over two hours. From their advertisement carried in our columns we gather that the show has a band which will play a concert in front of the tent before the -performance starts at night. DIED FOLLOWING OPERATION. (The following was taken from the Sylvan Grove News. Mrs.

Havens was at one time a resident of this place.) Mrs. Lydia Havens, formerly of this city, who was told of in last week's News, died following an operation for gall stones. She regained ness a little while after the operation but was not able to withstand the shock. She took sick June 20th and lied at 8:10 o'clock in the morning June 26th, passing peacefully away. She was buried in the beautiful Fairmount cemetery in Denver, beside her little grandson, Havens, who was on only Jimmie, week before her death.

The funeral services were conducted at the Huffnan Funeral. Parlors. All of her children in attendance at the funeral. "prey are: Mr. Everett Havens of near Denver, Mr.

Jesse Havens, Robert Carr of Kansas City and Albert, Harry, Gordon and Mary Alice of Denver. She is also survived by her husband and two sisters, Mrs. Hays William of Sylvan Grove and Mrs. Marion Wells of Denver, Mrs. Ben McCormick of Hartford, Kansas and Mrs.

Vint Williams Colorado Springs. Mrs. Havens was born in Franklin county, Illinois, and was 49 years old at the time of her death. She lived near here with parents at the time of her marriage to Mr. Havens in the fall of 1891 and was a citizen of this city.

W. D. Glasgow was in town Saturday trading. A little son was born to Mr. and Mrs.

W. A. Bright of Plainville July 5th. Many people will remember Mrs. Bright as Bessie Elliott who lived in Luray when a little girl.

She is also A sister of the writer. STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE COMING TO OUR FAIR. Russell Included in a List of Four Towns to be Visited by State Board this Fall. The Russell county fair is to have an, added attraction next fall of a unique character, in a display showing the activities of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture in its more than fifty years of service in upbuilding and promoting the industry. In connection with will be farming, given practical demonstrations, of grain grading under the States Bureau of Markets, which is cooperating with the Board.

The Board's fair booth this year will be along somewhat the same lines as last year, but different in several important features: It will be an attractive exhibit, with sharp contrasts of black and white, the general color scheme, making all details stand out clearly, and most of all it will be highly educational in character. Any one after visiting the booth, will know a whole lot more than he did about the state, its productions, and possibilities, no matwell posted he might, have considered himself. A rack containing specimen of the board will be exhibited indicate something of the vast lot of work the Board has been doing for sixty years. There will be such reports on "Alfalfa in Kansas," "Hogs in Kansas," "Wheat in Kansas," "Sheep in Kansas," "The Beef Steer." "The Helpful Hen," and many others covering a multitude of subjects relating to the farm's prosperity, on display, as well as a full set of annual and biennial reports, embracing a complete, uniform and authentic agricultural history of Kansas for sixty years, and such perhaps as no other state possesses. -Russell Record.

Mrs. Earl spent the week end with home in Natoma. Porter, Mrs. Steele, and little son, Jack, returned from the country Saturday, Mr. and Mrs.

Frank Pospishil arrived Friday evening from Abilene for a few days' visit. Chas. Cheney of Lincoln county was in town Monday. Chas. came up to see about the threshing of his wheat on his farm north east of town.

BIDS FOR FURNACE ROOM, SCHOOL DIST. NO. 11. We are duly authorized to have a furnace room built and will accept bids on same received before 6 p. July 15, 1922.

Specifications may be secured of W. E. Wing. We reserve the right, to reject any and all bids. By order of School Board, Dist.

No. 11 Attest W. E. Wing, Director. H.

S. Dreher, Clerk. Frank Taylor of Twin Creek was in town Monday. F. B.

Mcintire, teacher of vocal and instrumental, Phone music, 45-17 twenty years Cheyenne, of Kansas. 31tf L. M. Noffsinger and family of Osborne county was in town Sunday. L.

M. has one of the finest herds of shorthorn cattle in this part of the state. W. H. MORRIS EYESIGHT SPECIALIST GRADUATE AND REGISTERED OPTOMETRIST.


L. St. Aubyn's Jewelry Store, RUSSELL, KANSAS. Phone 212. Home Phone 213.

CITY DRAY TRANSFER LINE. Phone No. 116 All business entrusted to our care will be promptly attended to. A. G.

COOK, Proprietor.

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