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The McCracken Enterprise from McCracken, Kansas • 4

The McCracken Enterprise from McCracken, Kansas • 4

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POINTERS -READ THEM. TIMELY TOPICS. F. P. STARRETT, Has just Received his large Spring Stock of Barb uggies, Wire, Farm ETC.

Car load of Glidden Barb Wire, Cheaper than ever, on good terms. Full Stock of Heavy and Light Harness. Set Extra Work Harness $25.00, Saddles from $12 to $25 in stock. Wild Irishman and Oasady Gang Plows. Three Styles of Buggies.

Dandy double lever Disc Harrows. Olds, Bain and Schuttler Wagons. Three styles ot Road Carts. Johnson Field Fanning Mills. A full line of Cook Stoves and Ranges.

Farmers' Friend steel wheel "ZTill tadse cstttl Four kinds of Mowers and Rakes. of tnese J. W. COUGHENOUR. --Dealer in GENERAL MERCHANDISE, consisting cf Dry Goods, Men's and Boys' Clothing, Boots Shoes, Hats Caps.

Queens and. "SSrcod.cn Tzrare, Staple and. Fancy G-zccexiesI In fact a Full and Complete Line of Everything. Close Prices to Cash Buyers. Opposite the BanlL The McCracken Lumber It egos' Little Giahts re the most effectual pitl on the mark- t.

Safe, sure and certain. Sold and warranted by A. tiobertsou. That hacking cough can be so quickly cured by Shiloh's Cure. We guarantee it.

Sold by A. Robertson. Early Risers, Early Risers, Early Risers, the famous little pills for constipation, sick headache, dyspepsia and nervousness. A. Robertson.

Why isn't this a good thiug? Dr. Peiiner's Kidney and Backache Cure is warranted to give satisfaction in every ease or money returned. Such a proposition couldn't be thoughtof if the medicine wasn't superior to all others. Sleepless nights, made miserable by that terrible cough. Shiloh's Cure is the remedy for you.

A. Robertson. Piles! Try Beggs' famous German Salvs. It relieves at once. and warrant, ed by A.

Robertson. "Late to bed and early to rise will shorten the road to home in the skies." lint early to bed and a "Little Early Kiser," the pill that makes life longer and better and wiser. A. Robertson. Thin or gray hair and bald heads, so displeasing to many people as marks of age, may be averted for along time by using Hall's Hair Renewer.

A beautiful head of hair is the pribe of woman. Any person can obtain this by using Beggs' Hair Renewer. Sold and warranted by A. Robertson. If dull, spiritless and stupid; if your blood is thick and sluggish; if your appetite is capricious and uncertain, you need a Sarsaparilla.

For best results take De Witt's. A. Robertson. Druggists say it is a pleasure to sell ReggB Family Medicines, as elery bottle is warranted for all that the label calls for, so our customers are perfectly safe in buying them. Sold and warranted by A.

Robertson. As a general rule, it is best to correct costivenees by the use of saline or drastic medicine. When a purgative is needed, the most prompt, effective and beneiicial is Ayer's Pills. Their tendency is to and not weaken, long retain their virtues. It is a fixed and immutable law that to have good sound health one must have pure, rich and abundant blood.

There is no shorter nor surer route than by a course of De Witt's Sarsaparilla. A.Robertson. The Rev. George H. Thayer, of Bourbon, Indiana, says: "Both myself and wife owe our lives to Shiloh's Consumption Cure.

Sold by A. Robertson. 1000 Dollars Reward to any one who will. furnish us a receipt' that will cure a cough, cold, or any disease of the throat or lungs sooner or more effectually than Beggs' Cherry (mgh Syrup. Sold and warranted by A.

Robertson. Why will you cough when Shiloh's Cure will give immediate relief. Price, 10 50 cts. and $1. Sold by A.

Robertson. Steam navigation was once looked upon with doubt. So was the power of Dr. Tenner's Cough Honey to relieve any cough in one hour, until thousands of trials demonstrated the fact. Equally good for horses.

Gives energy and stength. Money refunded if satisfaction not given. Bright people are the quickest to recognize a good thing and buy it. We sell lots of bright people the Little Early Risers. If you are not bright these pills will make you so.

A. Robertson. Hawkeye Condition Powders sre the betit for stock of all kinds. Sold and warranted by A. Robertson.

Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy A positive cntarrh, Diptheria and Canker-Mouth. Sold by A. Robertson. Is your hair falling out or turning grav Try Beggs' Hair Renewer. It act magic.

Sold and warranted by A. Robertson. Mrs. L. Patton, Rock ford, writes: "From personal experience I can recommend De Witt's Sarsaparilla, a cure for impure blood and general debility." A.

Robertson. Weakness of sight is frequently the result of general debility. When the Wood is impoverished every organ and sense suffers. As an effective, powerful, and economical tonic-alterative, Ayer's Sarsaparilla may be relied on every time. lasting and fragrant perfume.

Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by A. Robertson. It is a truth in medicine that the smallest dose that performs the cure is the best. De Witt's Little Early Risers are the smallest pills, will perform the cure and are the best.

A. Robertson. Dark, yellow, greasy skin is a symptom of disordered Kidneys and Liver, and unless treated promptly may result in dangerous- disease. One bottle of Beggs' Blood Purifier will entirely remove the cause and leave the skin clear and transparent. Sold and warranted by A.

Robertson. For lame back, side or chest use Shiloh's Porous Plaster. Price 25 cents. Sold by A. Robertson.

We truly believe" De Witt's Little Early RiRers to be the most natural, most effective, most prompt and economical pill for biliousnesness, indigestion and inactive A. Robertson. A nasal injector free with every bottle of Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy. Price 60 cents. Sold by A.

Robertson. Dmwrvlng I'rnlie. We desire to say to our citizens, that for year we have been selling Dr Kings Xew Discovery for Consumption, Dr. King's Xew Life Pills. Buckleri's Ami-en Salve 'and Electric Bitters, and have never handled remedies that sell as well or that have given such universal satisfaction.

We do not hesitate to itnUm tlwm every time, and we stand Dr. Ferguson was up from La Crosse The threshing machines were laid up yesterday. Prof. II. Barrington was in town Wednesday evening.

Heavy coats and wool hats were quite comfortable yesterday. Emby Shepherd's youngest child has been quite sick this week. Newcomer's threshing machine startup at J. J. Oliver's Monday.

Dennis Trostle hauled out lumber for a new granary Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. Rasor will leave in a few days to visit relatives in Ohio.

F. L. Snodgrass loaded two cars of new wheat Tuesday and Wednesday. Postmaster Anderson, of Browuell, was in the metropolis Sunday evening. Fifty-two cents has been the ruling price paid for wheat in this market this week.

Mr. Drollinger is the new agent to take the place of J. Rasor during his absence. J. M.

Arnold, of XesB City, was in town on business with our cattlemen Saturday. Henry Schwenek sends us a dollar this week to renew his subscription. Many thanks. One of W. T.

Ryan's children has been quite sick the first of the week but is recovering. The creamery was disabled the first of the week on account of the smokestack going to pieces. Cal Irviu started his threshing machine Wednesday afternoon at his home place south of town. Haag got in the first green apples of the season yesterday. Apples are very scarce in Kansas this year.

We expect to resume the "rural rambles" next week. That is if the boy will consent to our absence. W. W. and Ed and Len Temple finished up harvesting Wednesday night.

They ran 19J days cut 467 acres. A number of good brood mares to sell os trade for cattle. Will sell on short tiriie. B. II.

Hick. T. W. Harris has a little daughter at his house which arrived Tuesday morning. Tom is getting to be quite a family man.

There will be no morning service at the school home Sunday as Rev. Bell will be absent, but preaching as usual at night. Dailey, McGaughey Co. took out their horse power thresher Tuesday and will go right to work turning out the golden grain. J.

L. Chapman, agent of the Austin M'f'g. of Chicaoo, who sold Hampton township their road grader, was in town the first of the week. A number of those who held their wheat last year are going to try it again. They think that the low price lightning can't strike twice in the same place.

Fok Rest: My farm of 250 acres one-half mile west of McCracken. House, stables, pasture, etc. P. A. Huddlkatox.

Mrs. F. P. Starrett and children and Mrs. L.

J. Starrett and daughter, of Brownell, returned from their visit with relatives in Iowa Sunday night. J. J. Oliver had the first load of new wheat of the season in town Monday and sold to F.

L. Snodgrass. It was line and plump and brought 52 cents. E. T.

West purchased a new steel windmill off. C. Ritter this week. He intends to pump water to bis house from a distance of nearly half a mile. The Pacific house is doing an immense business now-a days and the house is full every night, besides having a large transient custom for meals.

W. V. Kelly's little grandchild which we mentioned last week as being quite sick at Fredonia is recovering. Mrs. Kelly will not return, though, for some time.

We would like to see those in the vi-who are not already subscribers hand in their names. It only costs a dollar and after taking it awhile you will not do without it. A. J. Patrick, a Pueblo newspaper man, who has been taking a vacation and helping J.

B. Ryan, of Waring, through the wheat harvest.was a pleasant caller Tuesday. W. F. McCracken and family left Wednesday morning for Howard, Elk county, where they will remain for some time, and ordered the Enterprise sent to him there.

Taken Up; One brown mare pony; 10 yrs. old or more.no particular rnkrks or bronds. Owner may have her by proving property 'and paying costs. W. T.

Ryan. Prairie chickens will be very numerous this year when they get large enough but most of the young ones are small yet, and anyone hunting them before the law expires should be prosecuted. The warm Texas zephyrs of the past few days have been disastrous to some of the earliest com, but yesterday's shower and cold wave came in time to save the most of itfor the time being anyway. A yotung man no't more than a dozen miles north of town, when visiting at bis father-in-law's recently, was asked to say grace, and this is how he did it: "We thank thee, Father ilaag, for the many things we have received from thee in the last two years. Amen." And this is no lie.

-DEALERS IN Lumber, Coal Grain. F. SNODGRASS, Manager. and seat Drill. in.

trad. for any BOOTS SHOES. You cannot find bet-selection for less money anywhere in western Kansas than at Stone Store. Have ree'd another invoice from St. Louis and Chicago.

Come and see them. We can do you good both in quality and price. Jno. Rixon hauled out lumber for a granary Monday. Buggies and carts for sale on six months' time at F.

P. Starrett 's. Two teams of good mules for sale. J. R.

Edsall. J. W. McCormick, of La Crosse, was in town between trains Wednesday. Machine oil at Starrett's from 20 cts.

per gal. up. A good a gal. can with oil at 50 cts. Purcell Bros, have GOO acres of stubble ground to plow; will pay $1.25 per acre, cash.

B. E. Newton, a young man from Marshall county, is visiting at J. W. Anderson's.

J. C. Ralston, auctioneer, will cry sales in Rush and adjoining counties. Terms reasonable. Thomas Pumps, the best double force pump on earth, for sale by F.

P. Starrett on good terms. Those wanting gang plows this fall will do well to see Starrett and give order for a Casady, the best made. For sale or trade for work: My 16 in. 3 wheeled Hapgood sulky plow.

W. L. Kino. Go to the McCracken Lumber Yard for No. 1 steam coal.

F. L. Snodorass, Mgr. Mrs. G.

W. Fear and children left Saturday with her father, N. A. for an ejctnndod visit in Ness county. F.

A. WiiiN'X, the does all kinds of watch, clock and jewelry repairing on short notice. All work guaranteed. Harvest and thresher goods; blankets comforts, gloves, overalls and blouses of all description at Haag's. Uarneiw! Harnvitft! Good heavy factory harness, blind bridles, round side reins, 1 flinch tugs either slip or stationary, only 822.50.

Guaranteed oak tanned leather. Same kind they pay 826.00 and 828.00 for at other places. Set light single harness for 85.00. Wool faced collars 83.25 per pair. E.

McGimsey. The farmers of this vicinity are forming a stock company to operate the Big Timber Mills. The mill will be operuted on the same plan as the farmers' mill, owned entiiely by the farmers and now in successful operation at Lamed, For full particulars, those desiring to take stock in this enterprise should see Messrs. Scott and Jeflcries. the proprietors.

Have you seen our new stock of Hats Caps just received for, our fall trade. They are best for the money ever purchased. Haag's the place to find what you want. Ferris Edwards started up their steam thresher the first of the week in north Waring. The Rush county towns are somewhat divided in politics.

Rush Center is a howling republican stonghold. McCracken leans strongly toward democracy, and La Crosse people are mostly "mugwumps." Starts' thresher-outfit started up with a full crew at Andy Kerr's plaee Monday, and as' usual started ont with a big run. Many a thousand bushel of grain will go through Uncle Jimmy Start's machine before the season is Now for the Bovs! Go to Haag's and get Cleveland and Harrison Campaign Caps only 13 cts. The wheat is yielding much better than expected so far as the threshing has gone, several pieces threshing out from five to ten bushels more per acre than estimated. The grain, too, is better than last year, weighing from 60 to 62 pounds.

Andrew Kerr was in town Tuesday morning with three loads of wheat. He had threshed put his poorest wheat and a little over twenty bushels to the acre. Ile. thinKs the greater part of his crop will go to thirty. Andy is a good farmer and has good wheat when there is any in the country.

We can discount any house in the county in price, on Boots, quality considered. HAAG'S STORE. Barr A Reams fired up their new engine Monday evening in the presence of quite a crowd and Tuesday pulled their threshing outfit out to W. W. Brigg's, north of town, where they commenced threshing.

The machine did excellent work, cleaning the grain well and taking it all from the straw. The Geiser separator is a new one in this vicinity, but it is getting an excellent reputation. They expect to make a big hole-in he grain stacks before snow lies. A Fatal Avcidrnt. The two year old son of J.

G. Hubbard miles north of town, while playing in the house Saturday morning got hold of a cup' strong lye and drank a part of it. Mrs. Hubbard was out on the prairie milking and when the child got hold of the cup his little sister, a couple of years older, ran out to tell her, but be lore Mrs. II.

could get to the house the child had swallowed someof the lye. Dr. Trigg was at once summoned but the lye had gone down into the child's throat, burning its mouth and throat fearfully and no mortal means could save its life. It died after much suffering Sunday evening. The remains were interred in the McCracken cemetery Monday afternoon.

The accident was a sad one and casts a gloom over the household. They have the heartfelt sympathy of the community in their bereavement. Now comes the time for fine Dress Goods. The HAAG Store is prepared, having pur chased from one of the leading houses in Chicago, we can show you many new styles at prices that will surprise you. Our goods Jyill commence coming in by July 29.

Do not- fail to look through the immense stock at HAAG'S. Xext week McCracken will have four wheat buyers and if the weather is favorable the grain will come in next week in great shape. A farmer with two thousand bushels of 60 pound wheat his credit is in pretty good shape, yet there are many of them in this vicinity who can double that amount. The farmers are "nearly' all getting gang plows this summer. It will not be their fault if the wheat is not good next year, as they all intend putting their ground in good shape.

There was quite a crowd out to the school meeting yesterday, an account of which appears appears elsewhere. We are glad to see an interest taken in the schools and trust it will contin- Stiiayed On last Monday a small black colt, white star ou forehead and white spot on nose. Last seen near Durbon's following two boys in a road-cart going east. Reward offered for its return or any information leading to its recovery. Mrs! E.

C. Bntn. Mills place, 5 mi. north of McCracken. The large force of harvest hands which have been at work here during harvest began their march home this week with a nice sum of money as the result of their three weeks' work.

A great many will remain though to help through threshing, and the machines have no trouble in starting up full handed. Roadmaster Stout was in town Wednesday. He is engaged in trying to rustle section men, but finds it hard work. Nearly every section boss on the division is going it alone. To obtain hands he authorizes the foremen to pay seven days' wages for six days' work, equivalent to SMC per day, but even at these wages there are few takers.

Married: July 24, 1892, at the residence of the bride's brother, W. J. Wilson, Leroy C. Ward and Miss Minnie C. Wilson, both of Ness county, Rev.

J. M. Bell officiating. The young people just starting out in married life have our best wishes for their happiness and succsss. May they never know sorrow and may all their troubles bo little ones.

Joseph Jennings begins threshing his "Farmers' Trust" wheat this week. He sowed his whole crop of this kind of wheat last fall and will have a large crop. He intends selling it for seed and parties wanting to purchase should see him or send in their orders soon as it is in great demand. We will have more particulars, price, in these columns next week. The general merchandise stores of H.

S. Haag and J. W. Coughenour present new advs. to our readers this week.

These houses are rustlers and are not sparing in their use ot printer's ink. Their blow isn't alone on paper either as they do more business than any two other stores in the county. The Mc? Cracken people point with pride to our general merchandise stores, and they have obtained a reputation for mauy miles around for having the goods and selling them at living prices. The secret of their immense business is in haying what the people want at prices to suit them and in their not hiding their light under a bushel. While Mrs.

F. P. Starrett was visiting in Iowa her sister's child was taken ill with diphtheria, and little Claude, their youngest child, was exposed. He became sick there, but grew better, and supposing that he had recovered, Mrs. Starrett returned home with the children.

He grew worse though on the road and upon arriving home doctors were at once summoned who pronounced it a case of diphtheria. At present writing he is not dangerously ill and is improving. Only one more case has developed so far. Ralph, the next oldest little boy, i taken in the same way yesterday. Precautions have been taken to prevent the spread of the disease and the doctor does not think it will become general, bnt people cannot be too careful in taking cure to prevent its spread.

We hope to be able to announce next week that all danger from this dread disease has been passed. I'AitrEXTKR Tools. Carriage Bolts, Screen Doors. Screen Wire. ix General Hardware, Stoves, Cutlery Reliable Process Gasoline Stoves.

Washing Machines. Churns. Wringers. TIN WARE, BARB WIRE, Nails, Wooden-ware. A.

ROBERTSON, Granite Wakk. Japanned Ware. Lantern's. Bird Cagrs. Hollow W.irk.

Oils. Oasoi.ixk. Glass. Hove. LUMBER -PKALKR IK- Drugs, Medicines, Stationery.

Toilet Articles and Druggists' Sundries. PAINTS, OILS, AND LUBRICATING OILS: Blank Contracts, Mortgages Deeds, etc. THE RYAN DEALERS IX Builders' Material, Lumber, Posts and Coal. Call and See us when you need Anything in our line. G-.

M. RYAN, Manager. ready to refund the purchase price, if satisfactory results do not follow their use. These remedies have win thPir popularity purely on their merits. A( RnpKKXSOV, Druggist..

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