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The Evening News from Council Grove, Kansas • 1

The Evening News from Council Grove, Kansas • 1

The Evening Newsi
Council Grove, Kansas
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THE EVENING NEWS EDMOND T. JACOBS. Publisher "Entered as Second Class Matter, November 3rd, 1915, at the postoffice at Council Grove, Kansas, under the Act of March 3rd, 1879." DAILY THURSDAY EVENING COUNCIL GROVE, KANSAS, DEC. 23, 1915. THURSDAY EVENING VOL.

1, No. 45 LEASING THE LAND OIL COMPANIES TAKING LEASES AT GOOD FIGURES IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF COUNTY Will Put Down Holes Soon -Prices They are To Pay Indicates Good Faith on Part of Companies-May Start in Spring. A week ago The News contained a story to the effect that two oil companies had their representatives in Morris county and that they were leasing considerable land. It now de velopes that three oil companies have had men surveying districts in the county and that already thousands of acres of land are under lease. The men have been quietly at work fo: about a month.

Yesterday T. W. Whiting, Cart Feigley and Newt. Dilley, three Council Grove men, leased their farms which lay north west of Counci: Grove about ten miles, to the Roxanna Potrolium of Tulsa, through O. Goldrick, a representative.

Urder the terms of the leases they will re- Girl Wanted at Launday apply at once. Come in and make arrangements for your Xmas order of Home Made Candies. Woods' Kandy Kitchen. Leave your order now for your Christmas Turkey. Pullins Markets.

ceive 50 cents per acre for this year and if by January 1st, 1917 they nave not drilled for oil they will hav: to pay $1 per acre per year to ld the lease. Heretofore all the leases which have been made in this county at been made on a basis of nothing the first year and 25 cents per acre per year to hold the lease. Mr. Goldrick, the representative who leased the land north west of Council Grove said that they expected to put down a well next spring. He stated that his men were well satis fied from the survey that they would listrike it and that- they had never seen better surface indications than in this district.

He said that the only reason that they would not contract absolutely to come here in the spring was because it was always that some better field might open and they did not want to be tied up in that way. Incidently he is the first man who has ever invaded this territory and coughed up the cash in advance for his leases. He paid out over $3,000 in Council Grove yester- day alone. Two other companies have their representatives and surveyors busy in the south part of the county. One bunch are surveying and taking lases on Four Mile and Spring Creek and the others are working on Diamond Creek.

One of these companies has it's headquarters at Elmdale and the other at Peabody. POOL'S STORE CLOSED I will be closed all day Saturday to give my clerks a well deserved rest. G. W. POOL.

GASO TONIC Will soften carbon, eliminate its bad effect and keep the motor clean. Will increase your Horse Power. Will increase your mileage 25 per cent on the average, and reduce the cost of your fuel materially. With gasoline going up it will pay all automobile owners to investigate FOR SALE BY R. V.

SNIDER or CENTRAL GARAGE Farmers' Feed Yard Drive your team into the BURSAW BARN when in town and let him feed and care for it. We have served the public for years in this line and you know what our service is. J. L. BURSAW AT OLD GOOD LUCK STAND SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mr.

and Mrs. Cart Feigley will spend Chirstmas in Emporia with Mrs. Jennie Harvey. F. A.

Robbins is reported to be much improved today. Mr. Robbins has been bedfast for over a week with rhuematism. Miss Edith McConnell of Emporia arrived today for a short visit with relatives. Miss Agnes Francis of Wilsey, who attends the Normal at Emporia was in Council Grove today, on her way to Wilsey, where she will spend the holidays.

P. L. Barber of White City was in Council Grove on business this morning. Mrs. Hugh Strieby and daughter Marabeth went to Cresent, today to spend Xmas with her parents, Mr.

and Mrs. W. O. Munkres. GERMAN STOLLEN CAKES 15c and 25c TODAY AND TOMORROW CRIPE'S BAKERY School Closes Tonight.

The Council Grove City schools will close tonight for the Christmas vacation. The vacation this year is about ten days, school starting again on January 3rd. Stillman-Grey. Miss Ruby Stillman and William Grey were married yesterday at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Ray Stillman, in East Council Grove. Miss Stillman is one of Council Grove's popular and accomplished young ladies, and a graduate of the Council Grove high school. Mr. Grey is a young farmer living near where they will make their home. Dr.

Elwood Sharp of Kansas City will spend the holiday swith his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Sharp, in Council Grove. Turkeys At Pulling Markets. Dressed Turkeys, Geese, and all kinds of Poultry for your Christmas L.

Pullins Markets. GET OUR PROFIT between now and Xmas eve. OFF FOR CASH. B. P.

FURNITURE CO. 000000 The Miracle of Life A Sensational Problem Play IN FOUR ACTS PRESENTED BY MARGARITA FISHER and JOSEPH E. SINGLETON Thursday, Dec. 23 A PLEA FOR MOTHERHOOD Produced by the AMERICAN FILM Inc. APPROPRIATE All Holiday Goods at Reduced Prices GIFTS DIAMONDS TOYS AND DOLLS AT COST VICTROLAS CUT GLASS We must raise money to pay paving tax and are selling our entire stock at reduction.

Look CASSEROLES here before you buy. BOOKS BUILDING BLOCKS TOYS What is more appropriate for a Christmas present than a gold Bracelet WATCHES FOUNTAIN PENS Watch. Every person needs as reliable time piece---only a few can get DRESSER SETS along without them. The world moves by them. Bracelet watches are but SILVER TRAYS SALAD FORKS a single item of our appropriate articles for Christmas.

Look over the list DOLLS to the left, where some of the most popular ones are noted. There are STICK PINS BRUSHES many others and all at popular prices. COMBS BROOCHES May your Chrismas be a Merry one, and the EARRINGS Coming Year a Prosperous and Happy one PINS SOUVENIR SPOONS GEORGE METHE SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Dilley's bread and Pastry at Pullins Markets. W. F.

O'Donell returned to Hoisington last night after a short visit here. Mrs. W. H. White, who has been quite ill for several days is reported much improved today.

Mrs. Arthur Heiss of Salina is here spending the holidays with her grandmother, Mrs. Geo. Nixon. Ross Matkins arrived last night from Los Angeles, and will be here during the holidays.

Mrs. Glen Young of Herington arrived today to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Flynn. Mrs.

V. B. Ward and little son went to Lawrence yesterday to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dumas.

WE HEARD HER SAY: "So happy I will be if Hubby gets me that" FURNITURE CO. Dr. Emmett Stewart will arrive tomorrow from Kansas City to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Stewart.

Our store will be closed all day Saturday, on account of Christmas. Palace Grocery. DON'T FORGETYour fruit cake for the Xmas Dinner. Ours are the best in town. Dilley Bros.

Bakery and Pullins Markets. FOR SALE Store building on Main street. This is a good investment- 10 to 12 per cent on the money invested. A bargain for somebody. Inquire at this office.

FOR SALE--Red Duroc Boar Hog. Inquire of J. F. Fisher, Mutual phone 3-121, Route 3. BIG BUSINESS AT POOL'S We have simply been rushed to 0: full capacity this fall and Xmas wi'h twelve to fourteen clerks it has been almost impossible to handle the big crowds as we did just as I advertised -sold goods cheaper than you could buy them for any place.

G. W. POOL. CHRISTMAS TREE COMMUNITY EVERGREEN WAS PLACED THIS AFTERNOON AT 2nd AND MAIN STREETS Celebration Will Be Held Christmas Eve in Charge of Council Grove Ministers--Leave Gifts With The City Clerk. At three o'clock this afternoon a large evergreen tree, the tip of which touched the ark light at First and Main streets was put in place by the members of the Ministerial Alliance.

The Community Christmas tree celebration is to be held on Friday night, Christmas Eve, at half past six o'clock at the intersection of Main and First streets. Rev. John H. president of the Ministerial Alliance! will preside. The program is as follows: Music, Council Grove Band, E.

D. Scott, leading. Invocation, Rev. G. H.

Cotton. Hymn, Joy to the World, the Lord is come." All people singing. Greetings, Mayor Shamleffer. Address, The Christmas Message, M. E.

Leatherwood. Hymns, (a) All hail the power of Jesus name." (b) Praise God, from whom all Blessings." Benediction, Rev. Harry J. Hart. Music by band.

Gifts for the poor of the town may! be left at the office of the city clerk and all such gifts will be distributed by the ministers on Christmas day. Dressed Poultry of all kinds, Celery, Oysters, Fine Cheese, Choice Cuts of Beef. It's no trouble to find what you want for your Christmas dinner at the Pullins Markets. Will Whiting's first present from the Roxanna Petrolium consisted of a check for fair Christmas present, was it not NO PAPER SATURDAY On account of Christmas coming on Saturday, there will be no News issued that day. POOL'S STORE Is closing out all toys and Xmas goods.

I am the cheapest place in town. Better come to Pool's and see what I have left. G. W. POOL.

Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Clyborne and Miss Dorothy will spend Christmas at the home of Mr.

and Mrs. Van Scholes, in Russell, Kansas. FREE! To you 'till Christmas Our Profit goes with every Gift B. P. FURNITURE CO..

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