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The Stockton Review and Rooks County Record from Stockton, Kansas • 1

The Stockton Review and Rooks County Record from Stockton, Kansas • 1

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Death of W. A Smith. HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT. The a ecd father of Judge Smith passes away April 20, aged 80 years. Races lay Sprin Hooks Co.

Fair Grounds, Stockton, But here you get a Run for your money every day. STRAW HATS at all kinds of prices from 5 cents to $2.00. Fastest Track In the West. Will be the great sporting event of the season in northwest Kan. Our Assortment includes all kinds of styles from the Old Original Broad Brim Chip Hat to the Nobby Straw-Fedora.

Also the large shape Matched Race for $300 purse, The Stockton public schools will close on Tuesday, May 7, 1901. The flnul examinations will be the work of the last two days. The commencement exercises will be held in the opera hall on Thursday evening, May 9. There will be eleven short orations and some music to relieve the monotony. Following are the speakers with their subjects: Myrtle Smith The Three Boxes.

Grace Crandall The Puritan and the Cavalier in our National Development. Nanna Dunaway The Science of Cooking. Anna Toepffer Work. Clarence nnDyke Mugnus Crisus. Maude Hubble TheT wen tieth Century Girl.

Ward Green Our Language. Vivian Woolley Opportunities. Belle Higgins Guide your Automobile to a Star. Sam Carroll Carbon di Oxide as an Exterminator of Terrestial Vitality. Wilber Jackson Territorial Growth of the United States.

The class has issued aschool paper, No. 2 of "The Prairie Dog," which met with such signal success last year. The first copies were ready for distribution AV'ed-nesday morning. It is an elaborate publication in blue covers, tilled with halftone cuts of the faculty and students. The subject matter is composed of many humorous articles by the graduating class, together with several specimens of home-made poetry, all of which is a very creditable pieceof literary work.

Thepa-per is liberally patronized by our commercial and professional citizens with attractive advertisements, and is placed on sale at 10 cents per copy, at which price it will go like hot cakes. Copies arenow on sale at J. T. Smith's hardware. horses irom Hooks, Ellis and Kussell counties.

Purses offered for 4 Running Races Helmets 25c and 50c. and have a good time. J. Q. ADAMS.

See'y Rooks Co. Fair Association. IHIfiHrilllllr' mm For some time Mr. and Mrs. Smith, of Hunt Lynne, Lave made their home with their son C.

V. Smith. The old gentleman commenced to break down recently, and for the past two weeks it was known that the hand of the'grim reaper could be stayed but a few days longer. His visits to Stockton from time to time caused him to make quite a large acquaintance, who will long rememberhim as a remarkably well preserved, intellectual and genial person. The funeral was held under the auspices of the G.

A. B. post on Tuesday morning, in the M. E. church.

A large number of the old veterans were in town to do the last honors to their departed comrade. Uev. Harrsnape delivered the address, and was assisted in the exercises by Ilev.Tal- mage. William A. Smith, the eldest son of Andrew and Mary Smith was born at i Onondaga county, New York, on the 26th of July, 1820.

Inl83tt Lis parents moved to the then Territory of Wisconsin, locating near the city of Milwaukee. Here he lived with them assisting in clearing a farm in the wilderness until he was twenty-six years of age. At this period of his life he "took up" a quarter section of the public domain under the rules governing "thecan-al lands" of that state, in what is now the county of Washington. This land he cleared of its great growth of timber with his own hands and reduced it to a line state of improvement. Here he lived until 1806 when he moved to the County of Cass, Missouri, where he lived contin-ously until last November when he gave up his home there to spend his last days with his son in this city, C.

W. Smith. He spent the years 1850 and 1851 in the gold regions of the state of California, and a period of time in the service of his country during the late civil war. Other than these periods, his life has been spent with his family, pursuing the common duties of farm life. His army service was spent as a member of Battery First Wisconsin heavy artillery.

He was hon- orably discharged on June 26, 1805, by reason of close of war. He became a charter member of HarrisonvillePostNo. 50, department of Missouri, in 1882. He took a transfer card from this post on July 15, 1895, and joined the post at East Lynne, the place of his residence. On coming to Stockton to live he took a transfer card from the latter post A NEW -New married people will save inon- jxem88X8M ey by buying their Stove and Diehes at Hamilton's.

Tor-all the Latest Styles in At the West Drug Store you will find everything that is kept in a First-Class Drug Store, Including Drugs, Medicines, Druggists' Sundries, Paints, Oil Glass. UAT "There': and Spring Millinery, call on The mechanical work was done in the Iiiscoitn office. jLliKlr reflection so itjm Wm inty, no light solC reflection i Wfe dainty, no Hghi MRS. EVA Our Prescription Department HIGH SCHOOL DECLAMATION CONTEST. charming as the mellow glow that comes from i i Parlor 1st door south of SI.

E. church OPERA HOUSE, MAY 3d. How Old Folks won the Oaks Blanche Wendover CORDOVA New Goods Arriving Daily. Has been refitted and is under the direct control of a Competent Ptiartnaclst. The Pilot's Story Bertha Wyatt Butter and are good as theCash 5 IiM Wax Candles ra Prepared in minj coloi tint iglfc -ttfl to harmoou.

witb sar- ESS" rounding. In dining Jyl Iv room, drawing room, fl VVa bedwoom or ball. Sold I gL rT? OTerjwhera. Made bf AlbS iWKj. STANDARD Call and See Us.

O. Jfinff Co. The Pharmacists. A SPRING TONIC. Everybody needs a tonic in the spring, at this time the system cravesatonic.

It is liouKHmiinc time for your body, Lichty's Celery Nerve Com pound will tone-' i up yournerves. blood, kidneys and liver, and fill yon with health and energy. Sold by M. M. Smith Co.

Vocui solo Belle Higgins Leap Year Mishaps Hattie Pulley An Unknown Speaker Iona Yallette Vocal Grace Crandall, Maude Hubble David Harum's "Moss trade with the Deakin" Maris The Black Horse and his Ho ward Ca rrol 1 Vocal solo Styles The Sergeant's Eta McCubbin The Serpent of the Nile Mend Music Stockton Male Quartet Decision of the Judges The contest promises to be thebestdis-play of home talent elocutionary ability that has been witnessed in Stockton for sometime. The selections are all of a high order, and are sufficiently varied to make an interesting program. J. Callendor and Miss Florence MeCracken are assisting in drilling the speakers. A general admission of JO cents will be charged to bear the expenses of the contest.

Any surplus funds obtained will be used for the benefit of the school library. NEW EXTENSION SCHEME. intending to present it to tne postal tuis city for entrance as a member, but was prevented from doing so by his death. In his visits here he made the acquaintance of many of his comrades whose acquaintance he esteemed and cherished very much. He was a member of the first publican state convention at Madison, and has been an enthusiastic republican ever sinne.

He was married June 1, 1847, to Harriet Lincoln, at Granville, who Hurvives him and is making her home with her son in Stockton. Ten children were born to this union seven boys and three girls all of whom are living. None of them were here at the time of the funeral except Mrs. Mary Newell, of El Reno, and Judge Smith, the others being scattered and unable to reach here in time. He was taken sick on the 4th of March and died on April 20.

Though living four score years, his fatal illness was the only illness of his life. Thoughhis SHOBS Comfort Givers and Foot Fitters! Ask your Neighbor about them! Going at half price. Come and See. Atchison, April 17. Tully Scott, the well known politician of Obeilin, Kansas, was in Atchison lust night 011 a mysterious mission.

It is understood his business here concerns a new railroad to be built between Lenora and Oberlin, Men's Percale Dress Shirts going at 45c two western Kansas towns, to connect the Central Branch (Missouri Pacific) and the Burlington road. The distance in about sixty miles. Central Branch people have long wanted a Denver connection, which this extension would give them. The understnpding is that tbeex-tension between Lenora and Oberlin will be built by private parties, but the Missouri Pacific people are said to be taking a friendly interest in the matter. Globe.

Men's Work Shirts 25c Men's Work Gloves 25c Men's Sample Hats Kansas Bulk Garden Seeds of every variety. Ladies' fast black full weight Hose 3 for 25c Vs Ladies ready made Wrappers; up-to- lb date; royal blue other dainty patterns. cut way down; ask to see them. GROCERIES. a lbs Evaporated Apples 25c.

Prunes, 5c per lb. Dried Apples 5c per lb. Sour Pickles per gallon 25c. 4 lbs White Fish 25c. Heinz' pure Cider Apple utter 10c per lb.

Heinz' Mince Meat 10c per lb. Heinz' bulk Mustard 10c per pint. 4 lbs Soda Crackers 25c. 4 lbs Oyster Crackers 25c. Pure Cider Vine ar.

Try Jackson's Crystal Pancake, Sweet Cake and Golden Crown Flours; they are in the lead. Look at bar ai ii8 in Extracts. 0 oz bottle Lemon Extract 10c. oz bottle Vanilla Extract 10c. Flake Rice, something new, cooks immediately; try a package.

2 packages Vitos 25c. 2pkgPettijohn'sBreafast Food 25c. 4 lbs Pearl Barley 25c. 1 lb good Soda 5c. One'25cbox Shoe Blacking Oe.

1 qt can Maple Syrup 30c. 0ranges20c. California 25c can Peaches at 18c 2 for 35c; 1 doz 2 doz $2.75. Good 3 hoop Pail 20c. 6 bars Fair White floating Soap with one beautiful picture 25c.

5 lb pkg strictly pure Flake Oats with one beautiful flowered nappie dish only 25c. 2 cans of Apples only 15c. 4 cans Apples only 25c. Nice Mackerel only 15c a lb. Large can Oysters only 15c.

Try the Wizard Plug Tobacco. as good as Horseshoe, and a great deal cheaper. Pie Peaches only 10c. Corn Starch 5c' Silver Prunes 4 lbs for 25c. A full line of Tiuware and Racket Goods.

Ask your neighbors CLEMENS IS WEARY. last days were days of suffering he bore them with fortitude and resignation. About one week before his death in sleep he was heard to say, "Here are father and mother and brothers and sisters and I am coming. I shall soon bid farewell to earth: I am ready and do not fear to "go." While professing no set religious creed he lived a life full of deeds of charity and love, of honesty and fidelity to every human duty. When mediatating on the great overmastering problem of life he was accustomed to exclaim in the language of Alexander Pope: "Teach mr to feel nnothw'ft woe.

To hide the lault I Hee; That mercy I to others show, Thnt mercy show to me. If I am thy grace Import, Still In the right to ntnr; If I am wrong, teach my heart, To find that better way." about our Shoes; going at half price. Ladies' Muslin and Knit Underwear; full and complete. Lace Curtains, newest designs. Ladies fine Dress Shoes newest patterns in every description.

The three strap Sandal in child's misses wear Don't fail to see them. 0. C. Clemens, the Topeka socialist, takes mighty little stock in the imperialism talk. And he hasn't much patience, either, with the man who doesn't holler for Punston.

In an interview recently he said: 'Bryan makes me, so wenryl His senseless clatter about empire is disgusting to one acquainted with modern history. Hecannot over Aguinnldo's capture. 'We cannot govern an oriental empire and renin in republic at says this grandiloquent hns-been, alluding, in his grand way, to a few lonesome islands as an 'oriental Never were Englishmen so free never did England become so nearly a republic as since Great Britain began her government of that vast empire of India. When British 'imperialism' in India began, only a few Englishmen could vote. Manhood suffrage has been won under 'the But Bryan be hanged.

I feel good over Funston's exploit. All Knnsaspeoplees-cept Bryahites feel good over it, and Bry-anites are growing scarce." PtRflCES, LOW, LOWER, WHEN BABY HAS THE CROUP. How many nnxions hours are spent by mothers when baby has the croup. And how many times the anxiety and the tender care go all for naught, because the treatment given is not right. Thoughtful mothers know the worth of Bunsen'e Pine Tar Cough Honey in cases of cold, croup or pneumonia and prefer it above all others.

Price 25 and 50c Smith's. LOWEST The Colorado Copper-Gold Mining Co. is a new organization composed of Bcloit people. Our old citizen, L. 0.

Smith, is fiocretary. i mum STYLES. DIKE i near Dovyns, was killed in a. railroad wreck at'Peru, Indiana, the day before he was to have been married. Call on us for Hall Insurance.

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