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The Omnicrat from WaKeeney, Kansas • 4

The Omnicrat from WaKeeney, Kansas • 4

The Omnicrati
WaKeeney, Kansas
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CITY MEAT MARKET, Geo. Baker, Proprietor. all kinds of fresh and salt meats, lard, fresh oysters, and poultry in season. Top price paid for fat cattle, hogs, and hides, TREGO COUNTY, Right Dress! Trego County beautifully located in Western Kansas 100 miles from the west line of the state and in the central portion north and south, A few facts to be remembered. There are 50885 acres of culti- There were over 500 car loads vated land in the county, of wheat shipped out prior to March 1St, The first of March there was over 100,000 bushels of grain in There are at present about 25, the county.

000 head of live-stock in the county, There was $75,000 worth of stock fatted and shipped to marThe bonded indebtedness of ket the last year, the county is only. $28,000, this incured for the building of a Building stone of the very court house. best quality can be obtained a- long the banks of the streams. There are 43 district schools in the county which have from four There are about 15 church orto nine months of school each ganizations in the county. year, There are three good streams of water flowing through the Wa-Keeney, the county seat, county, besides numerous tribu- is a beautiful little city located taries and some of the finest on the divide between the Saline springs in the state.

river and Big Creek, Our court house is the finest one in the state west of Topeka. Many of the visitors to our city verify the above statement, Our school house, of eight rooms, is second to none, and would be a credit to a larger city. We lead most western towns with our opera building. The Union Pacific depot is built of stone and is the finest building, of the kind, in this section of the country. A more intelligent and be found in the world, They are honest and as a sociable class of people can not than in Trego county, and industrious, rule far surpass the average.

Persons desiring a home money to a better and take a look ful county, if you decide to locate here -An elegant line of trimming silks just in. Metz and Gibson. For Sale-One $135, spring wagon, as good as new. Inquire at this office. GET a handsome crayon photograph of yourself or friend free at Bestor's.

Ask for a ticket, -Trunks and traveling bags a Metz and Gibson's. Wild cherry phosphate at Kelly's, -We carry a complete line of fresh Groceries from the best markets. Our four beats 'em all. Metz and Gibson. Oranges at Kelly's.

-The best assortment of Ladies', Gent's, Misses and. Children's, Hosiery at Metz and Gibson's. EXTERMINATE the flies. Bestors fly paper is sure death to flies. -We keep up our assortment in those elegant Silk finish Henri- etta dress goods.

Best on earth for the money, Metz and Gibson. GLENCE. Corn looks very well, Millet has been greatly improved by the late rain, At the school election in Dist, 11, G. W. Staplin was elected Treasurer.

F. C. will not entertain so many pretty, school ma' ams now, Chas. Hillman, while loading cartridges had the misfortune to have one explode injuring two of his fingers badly. There were nearly as many ladies as gentlemen at the school meeting in Dist.

11. Jacob Furbeck died at his home, Saturday at 6 o'clock after a long illness. The funeral services were held at the house cn Monday, when his remains were conveyed to Mount Hope Cemetry for interment. Anon. KINNEY CREEK.

George Bullock and Ben C. Rich were on the sick list last week. Mrs. Rich went to Topeka, last Wednesday. Mr.

Richardson of Ogallah called Thursday on ice cream business. John Bullock and John Nelson attended the dance at Ogallah, Friday evening. Al Hinshaw passed down the creek last Sunday for a visit in Glencc. Bullocks and Harveys visited in Wa-Keeney township, Sunday. Several parties went to Silver Creek school house, Sunday, supposing there would be preaching.

The house was locked and no preacher came. Alliance social next Thursday evening. For the sake of our delicale ones we speak for nice weather. Through mistake our last items stated that there would be eleven months school in Dist. 14, which should have read, seven months.

Will Caskey traded his old mules for a team of gray horses. George Musgrave got the mules. Knuzy. SALINE VALLEY. Lovely weather.

The Saline "fishing party" had a good time, but did not succeed in catching many fish. A. T. Layman has some very fine broom corn. Beckie and Maggie Walker visited friends on the Saline, Friday.

Mrs. Shorthill and daughter, Mildred, spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of Mrs. Milligan. Mrs. Summerville has been quite sick, but is again able to ride out.

We think by the way Milton Galloway is plowing up the soil for wheat, he means and expects to make farming in Kansas a success. George Cook and S. L. Shorthill have been breaking a three year old colt. S.

L. says he is not afraid of it, but we notice he does not make himself very officious, until after George has the bridle on, and the crupper securely fastened. We are informed that Mr. Kobetich has purchased a farm near Manhattan, and expects to move there in the spring. O.

F. Cheney and family have returned to their farm and added to their residence a commodious summer kitchen, Pansy. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. AT THE PEOPLE'S STORE. Spring Opening.

You will find the best line of DRESS GOODS Furnishing Goods of all kinds. Clothing, Hats, LADIES AND GENTS' SHOES. of the HENDERSON Make. Fancy and Staple Groceries. and everything kept in a first class General Store.

Call and see our BARGAINS. WE can PLEASE you. One Price For All SQUARE DEALING IS MY MOTTO. H. SHULTZ.

FARMERS EXCHANGE. Farmers wishing to dispose of live-stock, wagons, plows, harrows, in fact anything in the farm implement line, are requested to call and place their name on our exchange list. OR IF you are in need of anything in that line we will try to accommodate you. For further particulars inquire at this office. C.

C. BESTOR. STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES. Sole agent for Chocolate Cream coffee and the Celebrated Plat canned goodo. The best values in ladies and gentlemens fine shoes.

We meet all competition. All city orders promptly delvered. F. C. Swiggett, Merchant tailor.

All work warrented. Satisfaction guaranteed. Prices reasonable. A complete line of samples to select from. Opposite the old Land Office rooms.

OGALLAH STORE. DEALER IN General groceries, Hats Caps, Boots Shoes. MACHINE OILS. Give me a call. I can save you money.

GEO. HUNT, PROPR. C. J. FERRIS CO, Dealers in all kinds of furnature.

UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING All calls attended to day or night. JONES GIBSON Dealer's in Drugs and Lubricating Oils, Paints, Brushes Lamps And a full line of FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES. Agents for WHITE and DAVIS sewing machines and all kinds of machine needles PERSCRIPTIONS accurately and carefully compounded at all hours of the day or night, County. Representative. H.

Blair County C. A. Hoar W. G. Marshall Register of W.

Cross County Superintent. S. Peacock County Attorney W. E. Saum Sheriff.

Theo. Courtney Probate M. Welch Clerk District Court. W. Nutz County purveyor, C.

J. Ferris P. Lawrence First Warne Commissione Second Cipher Third District. City, A. L.

Gleason A. Hoar J. H. March Councilmen. P.

Lawrence Schmitt G. W. McMichael Police Joshua Groft Ed. Chalk CHURCHES. ME.

E. Church: -Sunday School at 10, A. M. Preaching at 11 o'clock, A. M.

and 7:30, P. M. Class mecting at 12, M. General Prayer meeting, Thursday at 7:30, o'clock, P.M. Ladies Prayer meeting, Wednesday at 3 o'clock, P.M.

A cordial invitation is extended to all. G. W. Winterburn, Pastor, SUB ALLIANCES Cockran Alliance No. 1882 meets every Thursday evening of each month, G.

W. Tunnell, President, J. T. Ford, Secretary. Kinney Creek Alliance No.

2105 meets on the Thursday evening on or before full moon. J- A. Rich, President, Jennie E. Rich, Secretary, Banner Alliance ----meets on the last Saturday of each month. Thos.

Toole, President. Word Carson. U. S. Land and Pension Atty.

Real Estate agent. Wa-Keeney, Kan. E.Saum. W. ATTORNEYU.

S. LAND ATTORNEY, Gives special attention to the collection Real Estate mortgages for castern investors. Buys and sells Real Estate and makes farmoans, etc. T. W.

Bundy. WINDMILLS PUMPS PIPES FITTINGS All work done promptly and in order. Office in old World building. THOS. NESBITT, BOOT SHOE MAKER.

Wa-Keeney, Kans. Repairing neatly done. DE Office 3d door south of Deibold's feed store. Do you taice the FARMER? Way Every form. stock orchardist, duiry.

man, gardner, poultayman, their wives and the boys and girls, will find it full of helpful information. It is practical, honest, able: it is a- dopted especially to Kansas: it comes every week in the year, with sixteen or twenty pages of valuable information. Sample will be sent free, if you send postalcars request to KANSAS FARMER Topeka, Kan. could not spend time and advantage than to come at our beauti- and you will be WELCOMED. RIVERSIDE.

It is getting a little dry again. J. R. Tunnell and his better half are both on the sick list. Loiza Ford had a serious accident happen her and came very near getting a leg broken a week ago.

Several of our neighbors are plowing for wheat and others will follow suit. There were several from Riv. erside in Wa-Keeney last week. District 40 voted to have seven months of school, also a 7 mill tax. Gritty, -Remember.

Our stock is all new. No shelf old style goods to push off on our customMetz and Gibson. SILVER'S CHAMPION. The Rocky Mountain News. THE DAILY--BY MAIL, One Year $6.00 Six Months 3.00 Three Months 1.50 Ono Month .50 THE WEEKLEY-BY MAIL.

One Year, in Advance, $1.00 THE NEWS is the only great daily in the United States that is identified with the Populist Free Coinage movement, and should be in the hands of every voter, north, south, east, and west. Send in your subscriptions at once. Address, THE NEWS DENVER, COLO, Vegetables, at all kinds Kelly's. -We keep up our assortment in those elegant Silk finish Henrietta dress goods. Best on earth for the money.

Metz and Gibson. I have the best line of straw hats in the city. My prices are below competition. H. Schultz.

-Trunks and traveling bags at Metz and Gibson's. A marriage license was granted to Edgar S. Brown and Miss Ovie Pugh, August 7, We are compelled to refrain from publishing a contribution from Banner, this week,.

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