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White City Register. VOLUME XXIII WHITE CITY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1909. NUMBER 20 Mr. Dodderidges' Narrow Escape. W.

H. Dodderidge returnad homefrom Topeka last Thursday evening and went to bed at once. The ordeal of the night before in the Copeland hotelwhich was destroyed by fire, was too much for him. The smoke, heat and excitement nearly overcome him. But the next morning he was able to be up and around again.

His son, Kenneth, who was with him in the fire, stayed i in Topeka where he has a job in the legislature as page. He showed no ill effects of the experience. It was reported in some of the Daily papers that Mr. Dodderidge and son were lost in the fire and so as a result many letters have been received at the Dodderidge home by friends and rela- tives, making enquiries. The experience of Mr.

Dodderidge and, son was something awful and they count themselves fortunate to escape with their lives. In speaking of it Mr. Dodderidge says: "Our assignment was on the fourth flour. I didn't hear any fire alarm, but did hear a great commotion and on opening our door smoke and heat poured into our room. No time was lost in getting out of our room, leaving thing behind but our trousers.

But where to go or what to do we didn't know. Returning to our window and yelling for help to firemen below, we were told to go to the front fire escape. Turning we started for -well we did't know where. Didn't know how to get there everything was dark and we ran hither and thither only to be repulsed by a door or the intense heat. The smoke and heat had become almost unbearable by this time and I felt that all would be over soon if relief didn't come.

A guest in passing told us to follow him that he thought he could find the fire escape. We did so and after. bursting in a door we finally reached the fire escape and ran down. It was terrible." Kenneth showed rare presence of mind by wetting a towel just before leaving his room and used it over his mouth and nose. This is probably the reason he fared better than his father.

Running around in the snow barefooted, Mr. Dodderidge said, was not very pleasant. Attention Teachers. The county teachers association will meet in Council Grove Saturday, Jan. 21, in the afternoon.

In the evening President W. S. Reese of Campbell college, Holton' will deliver a lecture at the Congregational church. Membars of the association will be admitted free to this lecture. Those who are not a fee of 25c will be charged.

R. L. Herold, Jas. Baker and Geo. Sanford went over to Paxico last week to attend the funerel of Dr.

Hazzard, the latter being a Mason. New phones were installed in the houses of 0. Duvall and Will Gruber, last week. MARRIAGES Beason-Atkinson. One of the prettiest events of the son occurred at the home of Mr.

and Mrs. Chas. Atkinson in Burdick, Thursday, Jan. 14, 1909, when, in the presence of about seventy-five guests, their daughter, Emma, was uuited in marriage to Mr. Charles J.

Beason of Diamond Springs. Promptly at three o'clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march played by Miss Laura Trees of White City, the bridal couple descended the stair attended by Miss Agnes Atkinson, Mr. C. E. Atkinson, Miss Etta Atkinson and Mr.E.

D. Linde. Little Ivy and Violet Person preceded with a carpet of white, over which the bridal party passed to an alcove formed with an arch of white lattice work above, supported by two pillars of evergreen and white carnations with a drapery of white lace back ground. Three white wedding bells were suspended from the center of the arch, under which the happy couple stood, where the impressive ring ceremony of the Evangelical Church was performed by Rev. E.

W. Petticord of Lost Springs The bride looked very pretty in a gown of white tafetta silk and carried a boquet of white bride's roses. The bridal veil was held in place with a wreath of white narcissus. The brides maids were dressed in white and wore white carnations. The groom and his attendants wore the conventional black.

After congratulations were showered upon the newly wedded couple the guests repaired to the dining room where a sumptuous two-course repast was served, A white bell was suspended above the center of each of the tables from which white ribbons were draped and fastened with a bow at each corner. The tables were decorated with pink and white carnations and white narcissus. The bride, formerly of this vicinity and well known here, is an accomplished musician and a true type of Christain womanhood. The groom is an exemplary young man and we join in wishing these young people a long and happy married life. They were the recipients of many useful and valuable presents, the list being to long to mention in thess colums.

C. C. Purvis has accepted a position as electrician in the asylum at Osawatomie and has moved there. Farmers, why not join the Farmers Union and get nearly everything you eat and burn at cost. C.

S. WALKER. Harry Kelly had the pleasure of a visit from his brother of Marion, Sunday. Tied, Gagged and Dead. WICHITA, Jan.

9. -Charles Johnson, at Harper, Kas. was found dead this morning by neighbors, who broke down the door. They found the body lying on the floor. The hands and feet were tied and a gag made of rags was in the mouth.

It is reported that Johnson kept a great deal of cash about the house. -Clipping, It endangers your life to let the report get out that you carry money on your person or keep it secreted about the house. Almost every daily paper reports robbery and often murder under circumstances similar to the above case. Simply for protection it would pay to carry a bank book and make a little effort to let it be known generally that your money is in the bank. We are fully equipped with screw door safe, fire proof vault, burglar and hold-up insurance and invite you to make the fullest use possible of our service.

Farmers State Bank. More Money In Shortfed Cattle, From the Drovers Telegram. J. R. Blythe of White City, who marketed at $6.55, a string of steers yesterday that had been fed over 4 months, thinks there is not enough difference between the long and the short fed steers when they are sold on the market, to pay for the extra feeding.

"The man who feeds over 90 days wiil lose out," said Mr. Blythe. 44T believe that most of the shortfed steers being marketed now are paying a profit. They were bought at a good time along early in the fall when cattle were cheap. But if these steers are held too long they lose out.

The tendency of the whole feeding plan is to, make the feed just as short as possible. The men who bought lamds and other sheep early in the fall and fed them 60 to 90 days made money at it. But the sheep proposition is just the same as cattle feeding; the fellow who hangs to them too long will be a loser. In studying the whole feeding plan we find a general tendency to do the work in a hurry. Very often steers fed but 3 months will sell right with those fed over 4 months.

Then the other change along with feeding is that of marketing stock at a younger age. Now we find most of the steers sold between the ages of 2 and 3 years. Formerly they were 4 to 6 years old. And when we look at hogs we find the same conditions prevailing. Now hogs are marketed at the 10-months age' while in former years they were held till they were a year and a half old.

Perhaps this accounts for the extraordinary number og hogs we have in the country. We have almost 2 crops now in the length of time it required to produce one crop a few years ago." Geo. Hanford, a former White City boy, now at Phoenix, Arizona, in advancing his subscription, to Jan. 1910, writes us that his health is very good now and that he has a good position in a furniture store there. George says he "can't spare The Register." He has been away for five years.

Otho Strahl's family are, we are glad to state, rapidly improving. Otho is a little nervous for fear the snow will make a get-away before he is able to get out to bag a few rabbits. Rev. Mayor is in Herington this week assisting in the Methodist revival. He wishes to announce that he will be here Sunday to fill his appointment.

Typewriter For Sale. We have a right new Commercial Visible typewriter for which we will take $18.00. C. C. Miller has been laid up for several days with cold.

He is up and around again now. Miss Carolyne Peters was down from Junction City Sunday. Dr. Hazzard Dead. Dr.

D. H. Hazzard died at the hospital in Topeka yesterday morning, after an extended sickness, aged about 75 years. He was well known in Alma, Paxico and Alta Vista, having lived at all these places, but for several years had been in the Soldiers' Home at Leavenworth. He leaves three daughters, Misses Clara, Bessie and Florenca, who have the sympathy of scores of friends.

His funeral will occur at Paxico this (Friday) afternoon at 3 o'clock -Alma Enterprise. Dr. Hazzard sold out and left White City last fall for the soldiers' Home. Only a few weeks ago he was back here on some business matters. He had become very feeble.

He was a member of the Christian church at this place and a splendid man. A Daily for 1909. Subscribe now for your daily newspaper for the new year. Keep in touch with the daily affairs of your state and country. The regular session of the Kansas legislature convenes in January.

If you are a Kansas reader you need a Kansas daily. Subscribe now for a good one, and thereby get the news of every character: state, foreign, religious, politial, sporting, railroad, good markets and special news of interest to men, women and children. Full Leased Wire Report Associated Press, the greatest telegraph news service in the world. The Topeka Daily State Journal is published at the State Capital. It is the only Kansas newspaper that prints it's comic pages in colors on it's own press.

It is the official paper for Kansas, printing the supreme court syllabi. The State Journal does not go into guessing contests or premium schemes of any kind to increase it's circulation. We solicit your subscription solely on the merits of the paper. It's subscription rates by mail are: 90 cents for 3 months, $1 for 100 calendar days, $1.80 for 6 months, $3.60 for 1 year. Cheap enough for everybody, good enough for anybody.

Sample copy free. Address: TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, Topeka, Kansas. Don't Get A Divorce. A western judge granted a divorce on accaunt of ill-temper and bad breath. Dr.

King's New Life Pills would have prevented it. They cure Constipation. causing bad breath and Liver Tronble the ill-temper, dispel colds, banish head-aches, conquer chills. 25c at the City Drug Store. Have you ever run a furnace through the dark and still night? Have you sought to poke and stroke'er in your nighty? What a sight! Have you paddled down the stairway on the cold and shiny stair with the sleep-ticks in your peepers and the tousles in your hair? Have you bumped your toe agin it -that their cussed rocking chair? Have you? well of course you didn't -er-hum, that is, you did't swear? Have you tiptoed in the basement where the floor is cold as ice and discovered to your horror that the fire is out? How nice! Have you stepped upon a clinker on the calmy cellar stair and just turned a little handspring in the vapid midnight air? Have yon hit in forty places ere you found a place to light, falling madly down the bumpers in the cold and stilly night? Have you shivered by the furnace with the pin.ples on your flesh big as berries on a platter and a deuced sight more fresh? Have you daubed your nice white nighty with the coal soot and the grime and just frozen stiff and hoary as you watched the flight of time? Have you raised your voice in anger and just swore saying: Ah.

I py thought you must have said it, in your anger. So have I. So Have I. Elect Officers. The two banks of this place elected the following officers, the first of the month, for the year 1909.

First National -E. C. Jenkins, pres; H. Simmons, vice pres; J. M.

Baker, cashier; H. A. Dodderidge, asst. cashier. Farmers State Bank -W.

R. Bigham, pres. Geo. A. Brittain, vice pres; A.

R. Wallace, cashier; G. B. Sanford, asst. cashier.

In both elections all the old officers were re-elected. Arthur Slaght has enstalled a new telephone in his house. A. E. Nelson attended the implement mens' Convention at Kansas Citv last week.

For Sale. R. 1. R. Cockerelo, butler strain.

MRS. LIZZIE PAIGE, WHITE CITY, KAS. A Farm Loan. We can give you better rates, easier terms and better options on loans than anywhere in Morris county. Call on us.

JOHN TAGGART SON. President Helps Orphans. Hundreds of orphans have been helped by the President of The Industrial and Orphan's Home at Macon, Ga. who writes: "We have used Electric Bitters in this Institution for nine years. It has proved a most excellent medicine for stomach, Liver and Kidney troubles, We regard it as one of the best family medicines on earth." It invigorates the vital organs, purifies the blood, aids digestion, creates appitite.

To strengthen and build up thin, pale, weak children or run-bown people it has no equal. Best for female complaints. 50c at the City Drug Store. 1909 Officers: At the annual meeting of the stockholders of this bank, which occurred the past week, the following were elected directors of the bank for the ensuing year: E. C.

Jenking, J. R. Blythe, D. B. Jenkins, C.

C. Blythe, H. Simmons, Ghas. Kneible, M. W.

Baker, J. M. Baker. It has been the aim of the Officers of this bank in the past to keep in close personal touch with its patrons and the same policy will be followed in the future. The First National Bank,.

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