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Minneola Record from Minneola, Kansas • 1

Minneola Recordi
Minneola, Kansas
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MINNEOLA. CLARK KANSAS. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1912 NUMBER 10 VOLUME Earn Burned Tuesday. A very costly fire did some very Association Formed. The following article appeared in the last Saturday's" issue: of the Hutchinson News Minneola, Nov.

16 Because of thp good crops in this part of the state M. F. Priie raj traded his interest in the Statton hotel for a runabout automobile. He traded with traveling man. Bob Gum is advertising a sale of personal property at his farm 4 mi.

south 4 mi. east for next Wednesday He had intended to tuild Minneola and move from Lirned look after affairs here but cir I have the tax rolls. See me and pay the taxes Roy Beard FOR SALE Bay mare 4 years old for particulars see A. F. Coll.

Geo. Noland advertising a clos-ing out sale of his stock; of; groceries. His purpose is to quit business here and go to his farm in New Mexico. Mr. and Mrs.

Joel Weaver arrived here from Casey, 111. last Sunday to Local Items I. B. Keller was at Stafford last week on a property deal. Roy Twist was over from Meade Saturdaynisiting a few hours with his friend, 'J.

Follick." Watts Neal last week sold quarter section of land out in the Bloom neighborhood to Mrs. Adella Connaway, of Hutchinson; A. Smith is at Kansas City this week buying some more winter drygoods." C. Roberts and his mother returned frm their, visit to Missouri last Friday. Miss Fay Burkett, of Greencastle, cousin of the former, returned with them and will make her home with them.

Rev. Stipe is at Bucklin still aiding in the protracted meeting, after the close there, which will probably be next Sunday, he will begin meetings at Bloom. Mr. Shiveley arrived here Sunday from West Virginia to visit his wife destructive work at the home of Joshua Owings, southwest of town mile along the railroad, The fire was discovered about two o'clock Tuesday morning but the fire was too far gone to save anything at all. Besides the feed, harness and buggy, four horses and two, cows perished in the flames-A granary, containing 2.000 bushels wheat was cn entire loss.

They saw the barn was gone and atten tion was given to saving the house. Neighbors were called by phone and rushed to the scene. It wa3 with difficulty that the house was saved. Some chicken houses near were on fire at times. The origin of die fire is'a mystery but is thought to have resulted from a spark from on engine or a tramp as they often sleep in the barn as it is heaf the track.

Mr. Owings has his houses and cows insured but the big granary of wheat had no insurance. Mr, insurance on the buildings. One oUhe torturous scenes that of the horses and cows perish ing in the Mr. and Mrs Owings asked us to thank their friends who gave such good aid in helping to -save the house as in the excitment cf the hour they forgot to do so at that 7.

Padden, the inudc tracer 0 Tf UQ thc fA rAii l5: Pecemlvr. Fltose hnva 'wot got thoir mimical instruments r4et them and on Dec. bunch biniiLrs to avoid get poliii .1. Soine ji.ars ago wai a rail road bond (lection dovn hi Berber county. oje of ti tovnihips the opp was strong but the advocates of tho bonds were put ting strong fight.

They had howrvcr so reck with one important matter. The hading opponen; of the bond iue he'd managed to get h'u kif chc-i-on a.i one of the judges of the election and handled the bhllotc as they were presented. With remarkable deftnus augSEefXivo of thc fact that he had whiled jway considerable time in the seductive game of draw poker, the judge managed to exchange ballots for the bonds for ballots previously prepared against the bonds. His work was so smooth that it was not detected by the friends cf the bonds. "When the box was opened however, and the count, commenced the epmewhat remark fact was discovered that there were practically no voter at all for tie bonds! When 'the counts were finished and the results announced, an old residsnter who had worked hard and faithfully for the bonds looked hard for the talley ruefully and then exploded in wrath.

cripes" heyelled'thcie'isonie-thing rottea about this deal. Why dodgait my hide we lack as many a3 forty votes of havin' as many votes we bo tght and paid for aid I saw delivered. If we can't have no purity of elections I'll be da i tinged if this here democratic form of gyernmr.t isn't a fail a in to as find ihe steady influx of strangers, the business men have formed this week a retail merchants association. Its purpose is to look after public matters in which' the people of the community are interested and to supply information to the large number of prospective purchasers of property here and in this vicinity. The officers chosen are: President S.

L. Clute; vice president, John Snyder; secretary-treasurer, Fred Gray. The nape ofjthe new organization is the Minneola Retail Merchants association" This has reference to the meeting at the hall Thursday evening of last week. The article in the main is correct as far as the officials are concerned but the purpose as stated i3 not very clear. A3 we un derstand it was for getting a closer business relation with each other and to take such tep3 as to Icrsea the loss of accounts by soiling cn uccouct to those who will not pay.

is not intended to pufevcrytbing on cash basis but credit will be extended 0 3 heretofore to those who are reliable -but the person who buys a3 fang as he can here i nd as long as he can thre an. 1 will pay liGv.hcre, such will toe cn a list in ihe hands of liuJ said persons have to pay cash for the goods they get, Fowler has such an 6rganizr.tb;i and On 'merchants cf the two towns help each out to a' irtain extent along tins tmv The Kansas teachers ill hi held at City o'i Nk. 23 a-iJ 2. Ti as- -'ion comprises ihe courtks routli of a Una of Hclgf; c-f the east line Pawnee to the s'ate lino. Anange- have been mad-i for one of the gatherings ever held in thc ilk'Azl right is Cneklhi is this yaar'a president.

A strcne effort will made- to bring next year's meeting to the' growing town of Bucklin. Kriir Vs. Corn. The fore-going head appeared in The Kansas Farmer for November Following the head was the in quiry: "What do you think of ka-fir?" And again: "Should Kansas dant mora acres of -It is to be hoped that more wise men will see the wisdom of uniformity in referring to this plant as kofir. word' adopted by the United States Department of Agriculture and by most oi tne agncuuur colleges.

It is not kar corn, kafSr-corn or kafir-corn It is kafr. Corn a wholly different astrialist Don't buy aliuminumware fron a when you can get the gen uine polished ware from your home merchant. S. Clute Co Attr nd Bloxsom's sale of 16 milt cr-vs at the stockyards in Minne- I cumstances were bo that he could not at this time and hence the sale he could not see after things this winter. The editor of the Gassoday Times has concluded th.t under present circumstances' he dosin't want the job of postmaster anyway.

He Im been looking up this new. parcels post law and arrives at the following conclusion: It is going to be possible after January 1, 1913, to lend by mail crowing roosters, cackling hens, eggs of any age, butter of any old strength, turnips, onions, and almost anything and everything. Postoffices will no longer be dull. There will be little time left for reading the postal -cards and similar extraordinary duties. -What with hunting for the stamps on pecking roosters, collecting extra postage on over-age eggs and extra athletic butter, the job of postmast er will no nnccura.

Irving to sort jam out of a of dill pickles ar.d turnips i3 likely to prove exhausted labor, too This parcel pott thing you see, is likely to drive tame (A our oldest postmasters in-ro ro.irrrnvut, aud the i.y something totally unexpected. -x Capital, Intelligent Kansas and Election KetuniQi ranks as fourth state in RgrK'idture, b'H about forty-eight in igenco. It i3 disgvai. for sacu a state to ba the sluggard in tl's respect. The election is no worse than the local is as bad os.the'o'! it that vvc.ore WA in f.u?p,at;t?- three or five day5 aid sonietiroes ion.gcr, dofiiiito ciion ir -w? While wo are figuring and upon election of a con-gtnble, get;" positive information the remit of the dbt for president of the United States down to the town councilman of New York, shall expect the Democratic legislature to shame the Re-pulican legislature of the past fifty years by ig us a system by which she result" be known before midnight of tire day in which the ballots are cast.

Your ediior-ial on this matter on last. Friday's issue was to the point" I hope it will have its effect. Telephones and telegraphs, motorcycles and autoracbilcs nrd flying machines by the tlfoucands in Kanaas, and yt the elowest chj ox-team can convey the news of (lection more expedi tions! then nowor' have been i 'nco was founded been to receive', it. The linotypes ire ready and clamping their tits in' eagerness to do their part, but so far a3 early elections news goes the machine operator might just as well turn of the gas and the press man paraffine his press to keep it from rusting. Letter to Topeka Capital visit with the letter's brother, S.

A. Stateler. It has been twenty seven year3 since they had seen each other. They left for their home Thursday-morning, Mr. Stateler "accompanying them as far as Pratt.

A couple of colored men were in town Monday night arid gave a show to a record breaking crowd. The chief attraction was "Sykes" Pigh whoso part was principally to do the wind work for the corapany. He formerly. worked south of here on the farm of K. Ellis for sonic five years and is well known around here.

His friends turned out a big house. The other colored man wat the class of the" shv.v and he did some goo 1 work on a harp, f-lc. "Sykcs" did some (lancing and ciujiag. Tlic Balkan Trouble. The Bnlkan peninsula in joiit! Europe includes about 1:00,000 square miles, and is abov.t as big as Texav 'The small countries en grged in war against Turkey are: abcut an aVca of fa-iO "r-q.

foh bou: the nz, of New York; Bulgaria he- about 32 millions of people and area of sq. about il of ThrD-mube runs bc lwcen fwo countiics Servia has HOOO.u.lO inhfbitnntf in a country c( nrDsing sq miles; Montpneat iaalitt1- country on'v four as as Meade cmnty, but hrw 250,000 Greece, 20,000 milf.iof lend tcrface, has about 103 neole to thc T'iQ inhabitants if these' counties ai'c nearly all Grsek, Catholics and the larks nre- Mohammedans. The dihcrence in religioa has much to do in causing hatred of Tnrfey and animosity has always fostered' and incited by' Russia, nnoient enemy of Turkey, who has trh at interva'b during the past two hundred years to acquire Constantinople, the Turkish capital, in order to have a seaport on the Mediterranean. In the war which has been in progress fjr the past month, the Turks seem to have received the worst of the struggle in neaily every encounter and the war will coon be over unless the 'powers' become in volved. Servian troops crossed Austrian territory after having been warnednot do.

and should Austria attack them, it ha3 beensaid: "In defence of Servia, Paim will at tack Austria. In aid of Austria iermnnv will strike at Russia. Ar Russia's ally, French will attempt an invasion of Germany. As 8 member of the German-Austrian- Italian rl, Italy will declare against the French. In support if Russia and Fngland's navy will undertake destruction of Germanys end Italy's fleets, and send troops to fight the forces of the triple "alliance wherever they may be needed most." Plains Jcur of it and sen "and look some busi ness connected with ths store here in which he has an interest.

Chester Young, of jlpra, has pur-the place now occupied by Hajtoa from' P. F. White, of Con-Way prmgs. He will not move cn it until next fall. Art Strides: into the 1 r' telc'r-v-by at Kansas City to return here id lakj up a as operator.

for the Rock Island in bout two weeks. Fred (If.r, warmer of the-Mc-Meel furnish' beg-h to unpack the stock of gonds last Saturday. 'A traveling man made the first purchase it being a pair of The e'erbs of meetings at the church closed la.t Sunday Seven were rade to tfe church. Bro t.reached btrong sermons rA fi'ioind wes ably crnductcd r. and Mrs.

Zimmciman, of A-iU'and. Measles and scarlet fever have made their appearance in town lihiricura reports a c'nild of the family in the rear of tho Record ofTice as having the measlev and two of Jim Pitman's children as having the scarlet fever. Th. latter were "quarantined Saturday He-ry Bloxsom i3 advertising public sale of jrilk cows at the tcck yards here on Saturday Nov. 30.

Some are giving milk and others will be fresh "in a abort time ncy arc a good class ot stock and will bo bread cud. butter getters diriag the winter. last turday was not a veiy a 'trecaWcday and ihe attendance at nrArization meeting ot the, tlnphers of division 1 of Clark Co- was not very well attend nPrfPf'tPO ftll Or- dacizaticn and made an outline cf Ihe work of the next meeting on Dec 7 A Hays was elected chairman and Miss Josie Walker secretly Teachers should by all means tn attend these meetings. Tie n-o-r'm wil be announced scon each teacher is expected to rm-no with his part of the pro It ure. Tom McNeil. oil Saturday, isov. oif. gruui..

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