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Atchison County Visitor from Effingham, Kansas • 1

Atchison County Visitor from Effingham, Kansas • 1

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Mom County mUqt (Entered as second-class mail matter April 14, 1905, at the postofflce at Effingham, Kansas, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879.) Fir5t Volume. EFFINGHAM, ATCHISON COUNTY, KANSAS, FRIDAY, AUQUST 11, 1905. Number 23. An Old Settler Gone. Lucius Hazen Bishop was born Jan R.

F. D. Carrier, Scott Hall, of Farmington, spent Sunday in Effingham with friends. Scott gives patrons of the Farmington route first-class uary 6th, 1824 in East Randolph, Orange county, Vermont. In June 1833, his parents moved to Allegany county, New York.

He was married January 16, 1851 to Betzy M. Wilson. To them were born four children, two sons and two daughters, all of whom are living. In 1857 he came to Kansas, the fam ily following the next year. He Mr.

Conway's team of broncos ran away Wednesday. They made things hum until they struck A. A. Amend' cornfield, and then they were soon swamped. One of them struck a big corn stalk and was knocked unconscious and when he fell he struck another big stalk of corn which broke at first joint and fell on the other pony which it pinioned to the ground.

When crazy broncos can't run through a Kansas cornfield our eastern friends can imagine what a jungle it is. The Thomas grain disc-drill has no superior. Some of its good points are. It is the best alfalfa and clover drill, the best oiler for disc journal one oiling does for the season. No weight on horses necks.

It can also be used for planting corn, beens and peas at different distances apart. They can be had in different sizes. Only for sale by Cavanaugh Kelly. It is positive force feed and the only drill that will sow a sufficient quantity of oats. Mrs.

C. L. Cummings and her two and today for Excelsior Springs, to spend a short time visiting relatives and friends. I III ft A. W.

Mulligan, who recently purchased the Benjamin barn will give you fair treatment. If you should need anything in the way of livery give him a call. Mr. Kemper, a traveling man, has moved his family into the residence recently vacated by Fred Heimbach. Fred Heimbach has moved out on the farm east of town with his father-in-law.

T. J. Bohanuon left Wednesday for Portland, Oregon, to be gone two or three weeks taking in the sights at the exposition. He drove to Nortonville and accompanied Hon. A.

J. White and daughter. 4 W. II. Tucker made a business trip to Atchison Tuesday.

E. Martin made business trip to Kansas City this week-. For Sale Nice Bailed clover and timothy hay. A. V.

Loy. Geo. F. Cress went to Whiting on a real estate deal Wednesday. E.

P. Walsh made a business trip to St. Joseph, Wednesday. The very best country lard always on hand at Richter Keplinger's When you want to take a nice easy ride, get Mulligan's rubber-tired rig. Prof Loudenback is the pianist in charge of the chorus at the Wathena Chautauqua.

Prof. Sprong returned last week from his vacation at the quiet little burg of Potter. F. A. Remington, of Hutchison, visited his brother M.

in this city last Thursday. Don't forget that Cavanaugh Kelley are headquarters for wind mills pumps and tanks. A car load of Salt just received at Eymann in barrels, and in 100, 50 and 25 lbs sacks. James Miller, of Hamburg, Iowa, was here this week looking after his farms in this locality. A.

P. Burdick, the smiling editor of iu. TJpws. crave this office settled on a farm near Monrovia, which became the old home-stead. Here he lived until May 1, 1904 when he and his wife moved to Effingham.

The death angel summoned him home Wednesday morning August 9. He united with the Methodist church in Monrovia, November 1903. The wife, four children, four brothers an aged sister Helen, survive him. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at three o'clock from the Monrovia church, conducted by the pastor Rev. C.

E. Taylor. The sermon was preached by one who knew him many years, Rev. Z. S.

Hastings. The pallbearers were A. S. Best, D. G.

Wilson, Jacob Royer, Richard Gerety, P. J. O'Mera and G. W. Sowle.

A. V. Loy's team ran away last Friday and struck a guy wire hitched to the smoke stack on Hendrickson Sharpless' elevator and down came the big stack. It was a big job to get it back up in place. On last Sunday the Christian Sunday school decided to have a picnic Wednesday in Bishop's grove near Monrovia.

Two or three hay wagons, buggies and a few surreys conveyed about seventy-five persons to the grove. Croquet, swinging boatriding, a tub race in the water were the principal amusements. The writer was on the south' ling at the dinner, and had it not been for the presence of L. A. Vandervort, Wm.

McLenon and a fe'w others there he would have stood a pretty good show as a champion food killer. All those indebted to Dr. J. F. Preston or the firm of J.

F. Preston Son, are requested to pay at once as we need the money. Lost. Lost a new pair of gold-rimmed spectacles on the road between "town and Fred Schureman's. Finder will please leave at this office and receive reward.

W. A. Meador has purchased a half section of land near Bogue, in western Kansas and left for there with a car load of farm implements Wednesday to put the most of the land into fall wheat. He shipped from Valley Falls. While in Kansas City on her way home from Tescott, Miss Sally Ellis had her voice tested by a celebrated vocalist and was advised to continue the culture of her voice.

Her sister. Emma also returned home with her last week. Sunday School Convention. The Benton Township Sunday school convention convened in the M. E.

church at Monrovia, August 5th with W. P. Heffelfinger in the chair and Mrs. W. T.

DeHaven secretary. The weather was excessively hot, yet there was a close adherence to the program and a good interest manifested. Both Mr. Heffelfinger and Mr. Coleman conducted their class recitations in an able and practical manner, using the question method.

As a matter of course the two Giant Sunday School workers were there. What would a Sunday school convention in Atchison county be, with neither Isaac Maris nor Z. S. Hastings in attendance? Silas Warner having been continuously Superintendent of Maple Grove Sunday school about twenty-nine years ought to entitle him to some prestige but Capt. A.

S. Best having served the M.J2. Sunday school at Monrovia as Superintendent, about forty years, puts Mr. Warner in the shade. P.

Heffelfinger, was elected president, Z. S. Hastings vice-president; Mrs. W.T. DeHaven, secretary and treasurer.

The several Sunday school superintendents compose the executive committee. Subscribe for the Visitor. The young men's meeting to have been held last Friday evening at C. L. Cummings home was postponed on account of C.

T. U. lecture. The young men will meet at the park this evening for the purpose of completing the organization of the "wide awake" club. Hammock's at Cost.

In order to make room for our fall stock, we will sell our remaining supply of fine hammock's at cost. J. F. Preston Son. Methodist Church- Sunday is (Quarterly Meeting.

Sun day school at 9:45 a. Sermon at Miss Ethel Beck, of Republic City, Kansas will spend a few days this week with her cousin Helen Tucker. They went to see Mrs, Maude Killey Thursday. Of course they drove old Jim. C.

D. Walker' automobile has not the reputation that old Jim has for traveling 11 o'clock, by the pastor; communion at the close of the sermon. The second quarterly conference will be held a social call last week. The Lutheran Sunday school will hold an ice cream social in the park, Saturday night August 19. Homer VanWagoner and wife of agency are visiting his parents Tib Van Waggoner and wife.

J. E. Stewart, the barber can now be found in the rooms formerly occupied by the Citizens Bank. Miss Speer and her mother returned home last week. Miss Speer has been attending Summer school at Emporia.

Misses Bessie and Mildred Robert son, of St. Joseph, are here visiting their cousins, the Misses Louisa and Edith Walsh. Tib Van Waggoner intends to go to Excelsior Springs, next week to see if the water there will not benefit his neal; Eymann Brothers have just received a car load of Beloit flour made oat of this year's wheat. It is better flour and lower in price. Mr.

Eymann and Professor Wilson, drove to Muscotah last Sunday to attend the memorial services in memory of Stelle Cortelyou. The Methodist Sunday schools of Effingham and Monrovia have selected Friday August 18 as the day for their annual picnic. P. Killey and wife returned from their Colorado trip Thursday of last week. Mr.

Killey was much benefitted in health by the outing. A. F. Heck, of the Atchison Business College was in this city on business this week. He is pushing the institution which he represents.

J. G. Wolverton and wife left yesterday for Mendota, 111., where Mr. Wolverton will attend the reunion of his old company at that place on the 16th and 17th of this month. Monday morning at 9 o'clock.

Dr. Alderman the Presiding Elder, will be Those who have rooms to rent or expect to board students should send complete information to the principal at once. State whether room is furnished or unfurnished, price, etc. present for the Conference. Notice.

Those who are still indebted to the firm of Woodard Richter are re-quested to call and settle their accounts, either by cash or note by August 10. After that date all accounts will be put in the hands of a collector with instructions to collect them. D. Richter. The wagon box Cavanaugh Kelly sell for $12 is the best for the money ever sold in Effingham.

'For Sale One good, pedigreed Red uroc boar. Enquire of A. V. Loy. The Effingham Ladies Sunflower Band goes to Helena, August 12.

to play at the Odd Fellows picnic, The services of this band are in great demand. They have done much to advertise Effingham. Oley Weaver, who has Ibeen holding a position at the Soldiers Orphans Home at Atchison for the past nine months has resigned his position and returned home for a short vacation. He will enter the State Agricultural College at Manhattan when the school term begins. During the nine months Oley was at the Orphans Home at Atchison he only lost two days work.

The farmers are all busy these days. Fall plowing is now the order and to do this work with a good plow not only saves time, horses, harness and temper but money too. Cava-naugh Kelly have fixed for you with five different styles of standard makes of sulky plows which they sell as low as $26. It will pay you to see them if you need a plow. v.

Bessie Hicks, '01 has been stenographer for the W. L. Arnold Storage Co, St. Joseph Mo. She will return to Muscotah about the 12th of this month and Bessie will enter the State Normal at Emporia.

Emmet White says he saw a pine log used as a flag pole at Portland that was 187 1-2 feet high and only 28 inches in diameter at the base..

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