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The Dighton News from Dighton, Kansas • 10

The Dighton Newsi
Dighton, Kansas
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'The Dighton News Supplement June 1, 1916 CREIGHTON McKINNI.S The remains of Creighton1icKinnis, head of the McKinnis family, pioneers of Lane county, were shipped here Wednesday and funeral services were held at the Dighton cemetery. Mr. McKinnis who was about 80 years old was stricken with paralysis at the home of his daughter Mrs. Benson, in Snyder, Oklahoma, and died. He leaves survivors in Lane county- and Ness.

all of whom are known and loved by Lane county folks. Creighton was a good father and friend. P. E. Crabtree of the college extension department was at the Commercial hotel Tuesday.

John Jewett went to Wichita on business this week. Mrs. Rachael Brown, a sister of Mrs. Harve Yates writes that Kentucky is in the grip of a drouth and that crops look bad. Caleb Dagg has gone to Hutchinson on business.

PELTON-LAWRENCE William E. Pelton and Bessie Lawrence stole a march on their relatives and friends and came to Dighton Memorial, and repairing to the residence of Judge 0. D. Bates, were united in the holy bonds of matriThey were alone when marmony. ried and the Judge's family was called to be the witnesses.

After the upon waddling the couple went to the home of the groom, we are told, and there celebrated the event, The bride who is a charming girl is the daughter of Ernest Pelton and her family, like the groom's is well known in Lane county. cts. will bring you two copies 10 of THE Phrenological ERA (each worth a 25c lecture), "key" for reading your photo, a book catalog, and circulars of the Tope School of Phrenology--a chartered institution that awards fine diplomas to students. Address 8c Prof. M.

Tope, Bowerston, 0. Star. eth so poor as he was born. CHOW WAH A vegetable novelty brought from China by the U. S.

Department of riculture plant explorer and now under experiment is a radish with a root as large as a child's head. This is somewhat courser and inferior in flato the small radish, though the vor Chinese co it much like turnips and also pickle it in strips in brine for use a8 a relish. Optimistic Thought. Fear not indigence, since no man liv- METHODIST NOTES "If you talk about your troubles And tell them o'er and o'er; The world will think you like 'em And proceed to give you more." Sundayschool at 10 Preaching at 11 and 8 p.m. Midweek servi.

each Wednesda evening at 8. Put on vour hat and meet me at the Methodist Church next Sunday. Church going is a means of grace, and civinely appcinted. It is helpful and restful. A line investment of your time.

It develops the best powers of the man. But, bow easily neglected. Absence from next Sabbath's services will make it easier to stay away the next week. The sligtest irrrgularity in attendance will work serious havoc with a good habit. Then we reach for an excuse.

We shall find a plenty except good Ones. Most excus anal zed simply I ont wish to If you will attend church regularly one quarter, you will continue. Try the remedy. Begin next Sabbath if you have not already begun. We shall look for you.

If you are with out a church home we can help you. If you are looking for church work you can help us. The Subject for next Sunday mornings sermon is "Pharisaic Righteousness." Text Matthew 5.20. The lesson will be found in the 5th. and 23rd.

chapters of Matthew. FARM TARIFF IS SNARE Congressman Collier, Democrat, of Mississippi, arguing for a retention of the duty on sugar, for revenue purposes, declared that the tariff on farm products is a delusion and a snare. Then he proceeded to compare imports of farm products in 1913, with 1915, the latter year being influenced by the war in Europe. If he had been fair enough to use a period of time prior to the outbreak of the war, he would have found that imports of farm products under the Democratic tariff amounted to nearly 000 in a corresponding period under Republican tariff rates and were a danger to the American farmer. Perhaps That's Why He's Boss.

"Everybody in our office has the grip except the boss," says T. Bone Rayer. "A typhus plague might come along and sweep down the whole force, and the boss wouldn't be two minutes late the next -Kansas City BILLY SUNDAY IN KANSAS The following from the Elk Connty Citizen: After Sunday had made his address Sunday, Mrs. Billy, made a short speech. She told about spending three months in Kansas thirty ago.

Mr. and Mrs. Sunday had just been married and they came to Horace Greely county, to spend their honey110011 with Mr, mother' Mrs. George Stowell' who lived there. Billy spent most of the time hunting jack rabbits.

He was not a preacher at that time but had been converted. He would give his testimony in prayer meetings, The editor of this paper was running a paper and was postmaster at Horace at the time and remembers when Billy and his pretty bride made the visit described by Mrs. Sunday. Some of the old residents may recall George Sto-vell, the butcher, near Hoarce in the early days. No business house or concern can have the interests of the community at heart when it fails to reasonably support the county papers.

Cobbler Turned Doctor. A cobbler unabie to make a living ay ais crane, rendered desperate oy poverty, Degan to practice medicine in a town in which he was not known. He sold a drug, pretending that it was 121 antidote to all poisons, and tained a great name tor himself by Long-winded putts and advertisements. He happened to sick himselt of a serious ilmeas on which the governor 01 the town determined to test his skill. Vor this purpose no called for and while doling at with water, pretended to mix poison with the cobbier's antidote, and commanded him to drink it, on the promise of a reward.

The cobbler, under the fear of death, confessed that he had no knowledge of medicine, and was only made famous by tne stupid clamors of the crowd. The governor called a public assembly, and thus addressed the citizens: "Of what folly have you been guilty? You have not hesitated to entrust your heads to a man, whom no one would employ to make even the shoes Tor their Aesop's Fables. John Helsby and E. C. Helvie are building a garage for John's new Ford.

When they get the building done they will go fishing. Keep a Little in Stock. Patience and perseverance are such good things that it's a mistake to use your entire supply on your golf game..

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