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Allen County Journal from La Harpe, Kansas • 1

La Harpe, Kansas
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Junior Endeavor 3:00 p. m. Senior Endeavor 7:00 p. m. BAPTIST CHURCH, Sunday School at 10:00 a.

111. Teachers' Training Class 11 a.m. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Sunday School: 10 a. 11.

Christian Endeavor 7:00 p. 111. Preaching 11 a. and 8:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday, 7:30 p.

m. JOHN H. BRIGHT, Pastor. The C. E.

of the Presbyterian church considered good cheer and optimism and good humor at an interesting meeting last Sunday evening. Miss Mabel Hamilton was leader. A talk by Mrs. E. H.

Ruble was especially helpful. Something went wrong with the gas pipes at the Presbyterian church last Sunday just when the gas was needed worst- -and the consequence was a chilly auditorium for all the Sunday services. A choir for the Presbyterian Sunday school, made up of the girls in Mrs. Clair Kerr's class is an added attraction of this service. Rev.

J. H. Bright will preach at Allen Center school house the first and third Sundays in each month at 4 p. m. M.

P. CHURCH. Preaching service at 11:00 a.m., and 7:30 p. m. every second and fourth Sunday.

Sunday School every Sunday at 10:00 a. m. Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p.m. on Sundays when there is preaching; 7:30 on alternate Sundays. Rev.

G. A. LAIN, Pastor. FRIENDS CHURCH, Sunday school at 10:00 a. m.

Morning service 11:00 a. m. Evening service 7:30 p. m. HANNAH M.

HUBBARD, Pastor. METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Sunday School 9:45 a. m. Epworth League 7:00 p.

111. Preaching at 11:00 a. 111 and 8:00 p. m. In the Epworth League last Sunday night Miss Millie Huber presented the lesson, which was on Christian Service.

Following this Bro. Leighty conducted a half hour testimony service. The evening was one of profit. The Ladies' Aid will meet at the church 011 Thursday afternoon. All ladies urged to be present.

Sunday School teachers' meeting will be held in the study on Friday evening. The officers of the Brotherhood will also meet at the time in the lecture room. Sermons by the pastor both morning and evening next Sunday. The evening sermon will be the second in a series 011 Bible characters, and the topic will be "'Lot's Wife." S. L.

CHASE, Pastor. The LaHarpe Realty Agency is a new firm just organized, with rooms adjoining the State bank. Geo, G. Fox is in charge. The Journal is heartily glad to recommend this agency as fair, just and honest.

Mr. Fox is a fine judge of values and is intimately acquainted with the properties in LaHarpe and Allen county. You may rely upon his representations. Notice the advertisement of this agency in the Journal. Watson for Representative.

W. T. Watson annouces in the Journal this week for renomination to the office of Representative. Mr. Watson was faithful and most effective as a law- during the last session of the legislature, and though it was his first term he gained the confidence and good will of the entire membership of the House.

His efficiency was recognized in his appointment as chairman of the committee on oil and gas--of supreme importance to this section of the state--and to membership on the committees on Judiciary and on Banks and Banking. These two latter committees, in the order named, are, next to the committee on Ways and Means, the most important committees of the House, By reason of the radical changes in the banking laws and their administration made at the last session of the legislature the committee on Banks and Banking was during that session the pivotal point of the most important legislation of the session, and so well equipped was Mr. Watson for that particular legislation- which marked a new departure in banking laws of absorbing interest to students of finance of the nation and the world--that he was personally responsible for the introduction and passage of a measure greatly strengthening the banking laws. In recognition of his ability, integrity, judgment and backboneand the position takes backbone, for it is the point of fierce attack of every senator or representative for or against a bill -the Speaker appointed Mr. Watson on the committee to revise the calendar during the last days.

That committee says what bills shall be considered and the order in which they shall be taken up. After the proposition had been repeatedly defeated Mr. Watson finally introduced as a provision of the miscellaneous appropriation bill (and secured its passage) an appropriation of $10,000 per year to the state board of health for educational purposes, which made possible the effective campaign now being waged by Dr. Crumbine against tuberculosis and other diseases. Allen connty is indeed fortunate to have had one man to fitly represent her in the state legislature, and from remarks made by many the Journal takes it that Mr.

Watson will have no opposition in his candidacy for the nomination. C. Olson provided spring clothing for a large family last week. The clothing was of gunnysacks and the family consisted of grape vines, fruit trees, and other vegetable members of his family, Mmes. H.

G. Ridgway of Iola and Chas. Wheeler of Oil City, Pennsylvania, visited their sister, Mrs. C. H.

Olson, a couple of days last week. It is probable that Mrs. Wheeler will locate somewhere in this western country. Miss Lois Wilson went to Pittsburg last Thursday for a brief visit with her sister, Miss Emily, who is attending college there. Miss Lois returned this week and reports a very pleasant visit.

She went through college while there, but did not receive a diploma, Mrs. J. A. Sloan, of Columbus, visited her parenis, Rev. and Mrs.

S. L. Chase, Thursday and Friday of last week. This will be the last visit to her parents Mrs. Sloan will probably make for some time, as she and her husband go at once to Pennsylvania for a stay of a couple of years.

Another Joyous Marriage. Frederick Birden Allen and Gladys Rosybelle Burchett, both of LaHarpe, were married at the home of the bride's mother 011 South Broadway, Thursday evening April 14, 1910, Rev. S. L. Chase officiating.

Only the immediate relatives were present. After the ceremony an excellent wedding dinner was served. A number of beautiful and appropriate gifts were presented to the young couple, Their home for the present will be in LaHarpe, as Mr. Allen has work in the smelter, Many friends rejoice with the two made one, for both are well known and popular. Some Road Aphorisms.

City No farming section which has once had good roads would ever go back to bad roads. High freight rates are not nearly as heavy a tax on the shippers of stock and other farm produce as bad roads are. Only a very rich county could afford the tremendous financial drain of bad roads. A good road is to a country district what a paved street is to the city property that adjoins it. It makes business for that neighborhood A farmer living on a good road is a free man.

He is not dependent on weather conditions. He is able to sell his stock and grain and fruit at the best market prices. The railroads have to serve the man who can get his stuff to a shipping point any day in the year. Money spent for good roads is as good an investment for improving the farm as is money put into stock sheds, grain cribs, fences, seeds, or anything else that makes the farm pay. The LaHarpe Journal felicitates LaHarpe upon the fact that the Lanyon Zinc company, the Cockerill Zinc company and the Middle West Cement company are getting ready for bigger business.

The Register has already jingled the joy-bells and the Gas City Herald may be expected to claim them for its own. But the beauty of it is that the improved conditions will benefit all three towns. Register. And it makes the Journal and the LaHarpe people glad to know that Gas City and Iola will share to some extent in our good fortune -for we are all close neighbors and all in this good county of Allen, having much the same interests. LaHarpe is unselfish in her prosperity.

The members of the embroidery club and a number of young men who are in the good graces of the club were entertained by Miss Edna Tredway last Friday evening. The LaHarpe Rebekah lodge initiated two members at its regular meeting last Friday evening. After the work was finished light re. freshments were served. Prof.

C. V. Holsinger, assistant in horticulture in the extension department of the state agricultural college, and S. V. Smith and H.

W. Gore, senior students of the college, to illustrate modern and methods in spraying sprayed the orchard on the farm of Judge Tredway near LaHarpe Thursday of last week. The demonstration was witnessed by a number of interested persons. A comparatively small amount of money and time invested in intelligent spraying will bring large returns in increased yield and sound fruit. Bob Taylor on Ingersoll.

I sat in the great theater at the national capitol. It was thronged with love and beauty, old age and wisdom. I saw a man, in the image of his God, stand upon the stage and I heard him speak. His gestures were perfections of grace, his voice was music and his language was more beautiful than any I had ever heard from mortal lips. He painted pictures of the pleasures and joys and sympathies of home.

He enthroned love and preached the gospel of humanity like an angel, Then I saw him dip his brush in the ink of moral blackness and blot out the beautiful picture he had painted. I saw him stab love dead at his feet. I saw him blot out the stars and the sun and leave humanity and the universe in eternal darkness and eternal death. I saw him, like the serpent of old, worm himself into the paradise of human hearts and by his seductive eloquence and subtle devices and sophistry inject his fatal venom, under whose blight its powers faced, its music was hushed, its sur shine was darkened and its soul was left a desert waste with only the new made grave of faith and hope. I saw him, like a lawless, erratic meteor, without an orbit, sweep across the intellectual sky, brilliant only in its self-consuming fires generated by friction with the indestructible and eternal truths of God.

That man was the archangel of modern infidelity, and I said, how true is Holy Writ, which declared, "The fool has said in his heart, there is no God." Tell me not, oh Infidel, there is no God, 110 heaven, no hell! Tell me not, oh Infidel, there is 110 risen Christ What intelligence less than God's could fashion the human body? What motive power is not God, that drives the throbbing engine of the human heart, with ceaseless, tireless stroke, sending the crimson streams of life bounding and circling through every vein and artery Wherice and what, if not God, is this mystery we call mind? What is it that thinks and feels and knows and acts? Oh, who can deny the divinity that stirs within us? God is everywhere and in everything. His mystery is in every bud and blossom and leaf and tree; in every rock and hill and vale and mountain; in every spring and rivulet and river. The rustle of his wing is in every zephyr; its might in every tempest. He dwells in the dark pavilions of every storm cloud. The lightning is his messenger and thunder is his voice.

His awful threat is in every earthquake and 011 every angry ocean. The heavens above us teem with his myriads of shining witnesses. The universe of solar systems whose wheeling orbs course the crystal paths of space proclaim through the dread halls of eternity the glory and power and domain of the all wise, omnipotent and eternal God. L. P.

Coblentz, cashier of the LaHarpe National bank, was here Wednesday on business. week the Cement Company put a force of men here to start the foundation for another plant the size of the present one, and the work is being rapidly pushed. A 1200 horse power engine will be installed, and the company is eager to get it installed and running next month. When in full operation it will require about 300 employees to keep things moving. That will mean that Mildred is growing, and before another year is born the population will be right around the 2,000 mark -Mildred Ledger.

Some Frost. Five days of unusually cold, windy, cloudy weather culminated in a sharp frost Tuesday night. Potatoes, beans, tomatoes and other tender vegetables suffered considerably, but it is believed that fruit was not materially injured, though at the time of going to press- Wednesday morning -it was difficult to determine. S. H.

Weith, an experienced fruit grower southwest of town, who has a large orchard, said he thought fruit was not materially injured. But the continued cold killed the fruit in many localities, Nebraska, Iowa, Northern Missouri and Northern Kansas being heavy sufferers. The Brotherhood will meet again at the Methodist church next Sunday afternoon at three. It is expected that the session will be one of much interest. All who care to attend will be cordially welcomed, Aa this organization is entirely for the betterment of LaHarpe and her people all interested in our town should attend the meetings.

Miss Edna Tredway goes this week to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to assist one of the pastors there in church work, and may remain there for some time. All LaHarpe greatly regrets Miss Tredway's departure. She is a singularly capable, cultured and conscientious young woman, of unusual spirituality. The Master will abundantly bless her work for Him. G.

C. Parlasca is having his building just east of the St. James hotel, formerly occupied as a pool hall by C. H. Bornholt, fitted up for a short order and rooming house, Mr.

Parlasca tells us that as soon as his lease of the St.James expires, about the first of June, he expects to open up the short order and rooming house and run it in a way to please and satisfy all who give him their custom. His long hotel experience will enable Mr. Parlasca to properly care for his customers. F. E.

Wood went Wednesday morning to Lone Elm to take the place of cashier of the Lone Elm state bank temporarily, the cashier, J. D. Wilson, being in ill health. Mr. Wilson expects to rest for thirty days.

Fred has made good in the First National here and trusting him in this position is a gratifying mark of confidence in him. The customers of the bank at Lone Elm will find him ever courteous and obliging. He will add to his large number of friends during his stay at Lone Elm. While watching the ball game, Tuesday afternoon between the Moran and Gas City high school teams, Eva Hurley, who was sitting in the east end of the grand stand, that part which has no cover over it, was struck 011 the head by a ball some boys were using to play catch. She was hit on top of the head, just above the forehead, and nearly knocked unconscious.

The injury has been giving her some trouble ever since, but it is thought will not be Dorsey Cramer, one of the younger daughters of J. H. Cramer, was playing with the head of a hatpin, last Friday. She tried putting it in her ear to see how it fit, and after successfully removing it, tried it again, but this time it had gone in so far she could not get it out. Drs.

Lambeth tried to remove it, but could not, and Saturday the junior doctor went to Iola with her, and, with the assistance of other physicians, it was removed. -Moran Herald. Roosevelt. Roosevelt will meet the German emperor at Berlin as the guest of his household, and will unerringly select the right spoon from the assortment at his plate while he delivers a scientific lecture on great navies and large families. He will spear his oyster as deftly as he has shot his lion.

Through Europe he will be a king with kings and a Ph. D. before savants and college professors, as he has been a good elephant killer, and a pleasant surprise party to popes and Methodist ministers. Mr. Roosevelt was born in the neighborhood of Fifth avenue, and reared on a sterilized atmosphere of wealth and refinement.

He is one of our best broncho busters and amateur prize fighters. He runs congress and gives law a little better than any one else who has been 011 the job lately, and his advice on babies should be in every home. He has written more books than anybody except Murat Halstead and the author of "Dora Thorne," and his opinions on the higher sciences are standard. He wears a dress suit in the presence of a king easier than the average of his countrymen wear a hard shirt at a neighborhood card party, and he is said to play a stiff game of seven-up around the camp fire at night. Everett Ketchum fell off a haystack the other day and sprained one of his arms, but is getting along all right.

M. A. Straughan of Arkansas City, who sometime ago purchased the Freeman residence property, sold the dwelling and moved two smaller ones onto the site, was in to see us Monday. He is getting the dwellings put into fine shape and will probably have them rented before they are completed. Dr.

and Mrs. Wm. Milroy of Omaha, Nebraska, arrived in LaHarpe last Saturday and visited until Monday afteruoon with their cousins Wm. Donnan and Mrs. C.

H. Hackney and families. They were greatly pleased to note the many improvements in the town since a previous visit some years ago. J. 0.

Ferris recently went to Wichita bunting a dwelling. He sent word to Mrs. Ferris and Miss Hattie to come, so they went to Wichita Thursday, returning Saturday evening, though Mr. Ferris did not come till Sunday. They found a residence property in Wichita they liked and purchased it, and expect to move there in about a month.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lenhart and daughter Ruth visited several days this week with Mr. and Mrs.

O. D. Hartley and other La Harpe friends. They went Tuesday to Bridgeport, Alabama, where they will reside in the future. The Dixie cement company have moved their headquarters from Iola to Bridgeport, and as Mr.

Lenhart retains his position as bookkeeper for that company it became necessary for him to move there to live. They produce many queer things in Oklahoma, one of which is Governor Haskell, But it was in Oklahoma that a jury decided, the other day, after carefully considering the case of the school teacher who had been arrested for whipping a pupil, to recommend that the teacher go back to school and whip the pupil again, whenever the necessity arose. The occasional places where it sticks out show that there is plenty of good sense down under the surface of Oklaboma. -Ottawa Herald..

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