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Semi-Weekly Star from Williamsburg, Kansas • 1

Semi-Weekly Star from Williamsburg, Kansas • 1

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SEMI WEEKLY STAR. VOLUME XVI WILLIAMSBURG, KANSAS, FRIDAY AUGUST 13, 1909 NO 31. Dr Mitchell here August 26th. I will pay you cash for all of your old papers. C.

A. Grippin. Dr. W. G.

Longwood, the Dentist, will make regular visits to Williams. burg on Wednesday of each week. Ollice with Dr Reed. Chas. Gregg came in today nocn from Garfield, Kans.

Charles Trabert is busy putting a cement fioor in the new city hall. Earl Gates was taken to Topeka Tuesday to have his eyes treated. Earl Rozelle came down from Homewood Thursday evening. Mr. Hjort of Ottawa came down on the freight Wednesday morning.

Harry Thomas made a trip to Ottawa Tuesday. Sam Ashton returned to Ottawa Wednesday evening. Miss Lena Nelson was a caller at this office Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. W.

Stuckey spent Tuesday visiting at the Nelson home north of town. Luther Diestlhorst returned from Colorado Thursday evening, where he has been visiting the past month. Mrs. Bowers of Topeka came in Wednesday night to visit with relatives here. Mr.

Curtis Hastings was a passenger to Kansas City Wednesday morning. The many friendsof Mrs. W. M. Stuckey gave her a pound party last Wednesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs M. DeVore left Thursday afternoon in their automobile for a trip through the south. J. C.

Horning, of Ottawa passed through here Wednesday on his Motorcycle enroute to Waverly. Miss Lola Cramer, who has been visiting at Rautoul, returned home Wednesday evening, accompanied by Miss Pauline Forbes. Mr. and Mrs. Hawley who have been here the past two weeks returned to Kansas City Wednesdav morning.

Mr. Earl Cook, of Ottawa, better known as "Fat" came down on the local Thurday morning to visit friends at this place. Mrs. Maggie Long who has been visiting friends and relatives here the past two weeks, returned to her home in Kansas City Tuesday morning. LOST- One tuning hammer between Williamsburg and Agricola Wednesday morning.

Finder please bring to the Star office and receive reward. Every kid in town that is big enough to carry a paddle is busy fighting bumble bees. The bees seem to have gotten the best of some of tnem. WILLIAMSBUR C. CITIZENS LO! RED TAPE AND ONE RED INDIAN.

What is "The Indian' doing now? The story has as many chapters as there are Indians. Miss Laura M. Cornelius, an Oneida, studied law at Leland Stanford. ('heif Rogers is president of a bank in the Indian Territory. Tom Longboat, a Canaadian journeys to Europe to contest the Marathon prizes.

Mrs. Eliza Albertz shows a family circle more kindly diverse than that of Dr. Johnson; this womar, a full blooded Cherokee, has adopted and reared twenty-one red orphans. Many Indian agents in 1908 with a sartor resartus" joy reported to Washington D. "All my Indians 011 this reservation are civilized; they have discarded the blanket and wear white men's Yet, that all have not with the blanket, put off the Indian habits, would appear in the story of This Minnesota sport claiming to be 122 years old, was the joyous owner of a $3,500 auto.

He made a bet with his grandson, a horse jockey, that his machine could beat any horse in a 100 yard dash with a standing start. Result: Collision. horse killed, auto wrecked, and old Ben Hur dies of his injuries. One little Wavaza boy wears the uniform of a government school but has not yet learned to appreciate the Thanksgiving turkey. When asked what part of the bird he liked he replied eagerly: tail make RANSOMVILLE.

Mr. J. H. Ransom was doing business in Ottawa Monday. Mr.

and Mrs. J. Simms spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Will Blair.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Norton and Miss Pearl Shaffer are visiting the latters sister near Ottawa this week. Mr. and Mrs.

Earl Kline called at C. Kline's Friday afternoon. Mrs. G. Broyles and daughters Misses Edna and Jessie, came home Monday from LeLoup where they have been visiting a few days.

Miss Velma Smith came down from Ottawa Monday morning to assist Mrs. Ransom with house work. Mr. and Mrs. J.

H. Dugger and daughter Pearl were passengers to Ottawa Wednesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Willus Bunyan and little daughter Helen were Williamsburg callers Sunday evening.

John Norton returned home from vliceville Monday. Miss Katherine Bennet ofOttawa is visiting at Ransoms this week. Quite a numier of young people from here attended church at the Burg Sunday night. O. Temple is assisting Jim Cook with his haying this week.

Miss Pearl Shaffer was the guest of Dott Dugger Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Will Brindle who have been out 011 their farm a few days have returned to their home in Ottawa. Mr. James Decker was doing business in the Burg Monday.

FOR have two Buick Automobiles for sale which will be sold at a big reduction, these 1118- chines are in first class condition both are 22 Horse Power 5 Passen, ger, speed 45 miles per hour, I am going to sell them and sell them quick if you want a bargain come and see me and you will certainly get it. M. F. Getchell. A SURPRISE.

A most enjoyable surprise was given to Grandma Herring 4 miles south-west of Princeton on her 68th birthday August 11th 1909. when her neighbors took possession of her house. One of the neighbors had asked her to take dinner with her and when the rest were all bled they sent for her and it is needless to say that she was surprised, she received quite a number of nice presents. At twelve o'clock they all sat down to al splendid dinner which the ladies had brought with them, the tables were decorated with Carnations and Asters. Those present were; Mesdames, H.

W. Lemon, Henry Bair and, daughter, Verna, M. L. Robison and two children, E. T.

Baldwin, W. M. Yarham, John Newton, C. C. Meyers, Bert Starks Hankin and three children, Carey and three boys, Claud Smith and two small sons, Myrtle Lynch and two sons, Ollie Herring and G.

S. Graves. Misses, Lizzie and Lina Shearer, Joe Cary, May Meyers, Elba Herring and Florence Mosely, of Ottawa. At four o'clock the guests departed wishing Grandma many happy returns of the day. A Guest.

The Williamsburg Base -Bal team is certainly up against the real thing what they call "Hard Luck" at the present writting. They received a slight shock when Howard Bogert, their pitcher and John McConnell, short-stop left them and joined a show, but they thought they had a tight hold 011 Bruce Scott for a pitcher so they worried little. But last Monday morning Bruce left them and went to work on the Western Union and now they are with out a pitcher and have just three players left out of their team. But these three say they can play the whole game theirselves if they can get the game to play. Forest Young, the Blind Orator and graduate of the Iowa college for the blind will deliver his famous lecture on at the Methodist church in Williamsburg Kansas, Tuesday evening.

August 17 at 8:30 o'clock. No admission will be charged but a free will offering will be taken after the lecture. We have been requested to remind the business men of Williamsburg to keep their walks in front of their places half way cleared so people with-out sight can pass with-out breaking their necks. Messers. Getchell, Mergendollar, and Price.

Misses Marie aud Jennie Roberts autoed to Ottawa Thursday evening. We hive observed that there is a needle in the counter in the depot agent's office. We have found the dictionary good reading but the subject changes too often. A IN DEAN'S STORE: Located 011 the south side of Main street. An up to date well conducted store where you get the Bargains.

THE WILLIAMSBURG STATE BANK: One of the best little banks in the country, with R. C. Clevenger as cashier. who by the way is one of the most accommodating and oblig. ing cashiers that you meet.

Deposit your money in the Williamsburg State Bank. HOMEWOOD Sarah Jane Sterling, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A.

Sterling was born 31st, 1897 and died Aug. 7, 1909 aged 11 years 9 montls and 25 days. Patient, cheery and good natured, she was beloved by all who knew her. During her 18 months of illness she was never heard to complain, but the master called and the child voice answered where," leaving her par: ents two sisters and two brothers, besides scores of friends to mourn her loss. Interment in Highland cemeterv.

Mrs. Robin is entertaining rela: tives from St. Louis this week. Paul Read called on Claud and Fred Funk Sunday afteruoon. Mrs.

A. M. Hills is quite sick. Miss Winnefred Gardner returned Saturday from a visit with friends at Kansas City, Mr. and Mrs.

P. J. Fredricks, of Pomona were visiting triends in this vicinity last week. Miss Edna Slater, of Kansas City is visiting her friend Mabel St. John this week.

Mrs. C. W. Greene and daugliter Beulah left Saturday for Petersburg where Miss Beulah will give readings at a Chantaqua, Mr. W.

S. Brown says that at one time we could hear the buzz of the loom in the house and now its the tinkle of the musical instrument Tra la la la lido. -Western Publisher. "Fame has taken men from the forge, the plow and the carpenter's bench, but she was never known to reach over a picket fence and snatch a dude out of a It certainly is disapointing for a young mau to get his arm around a girl who is bound so tightly in stays that it feels as though he were trying to squeeze a tubular boiler. A crazy woman fell from a second story window lit on her head and was cured of insanity.

In California a cripple fell down stairs and was cured ot his rheumatism. They are both dead now. "Oh mamma, do bears grow I'd tucked my little rogue to bed And heard prayers. No I replied, "What put that idea in your head? "Why don't you know, when church let out, The preacher said a little prayer? And don't you know he told about The heavy burdened cross I'd bear?" WATER DID IT. Miss Nell Scoville was the all night guest of Blanch Gardner Saturday night.

Maggie Adams entertained Ma bel Whitsitt Sunday. Everyone is wishing for an electric fan these warm days. Dr. and Mrs. Hepler of Wilsey came in last week in the auto to visit relatives here.

Commissioner Seiler is at the Semple Sanitarium at Ottawa this week suffering from sciatic rheumatism. Miss Finley of K. C. is visiting Miss Winnefred Gardner this week. Miss Anna Caldwill came over from Princeton Wednesday evening to attend the C.

E. social and remained for a few days visit with her aunt Mrs. W. E. Masters, Mr.

and Mrs. Geo. Gardner entertained Mr. and Mrs. Jno.

Tyner, of Norwood Sunday. The musical program given by the Christian Endeavors Sunday evening was enjoyed very much by those who heard it. Especially well rendered was the quartet "Arise" sang by Mr. William Fredricks bass Fred Funk tenor. Mrs.

Fredricks alto, and Miss Grace Funk soprano, and the solo "Abide with Me' sang by Miss Blanch Fredricks. In the absence of our minister the pulpit was filled by Bro. C. A. Mitchell whose sermon was splendidly given.

A committee sent by the state board of health last week investigated the water supply of Waverly to discover the cause, if possible, of an epidemic of typhoid fever that ha's resulted in about twenty becoming ill in a few weeks. It was found that water from a marshy place nearby dripped into the reservoir of the town's water supply. Waverly has a well equipped water and light plant, and pure water IS supplicd from a spring. Steps were taken to stop the drain into the reservoir. As far as can be learned only one death, that of a young man who took sick in Waverly and died in Baldwin, has resulted from the epidemic and the situation is well in hand.


Finley Dr. G. K. Janes W. M.

De Vore E. A. Chambers R. C. Clevenger.

So This bank has conformed with all the requirements of the Bank Depositors Guaranty Law and ALL DEPOSITS WILL BE GUARANTEED 1431.

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