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The Journal from Willis, Kansas • 3

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Willis, Kansas
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in! Snow! GREAT EXCITEMENT Everybody come at once to examine FREE! FREE! the new goods of all kinds comes 5 yds Skirt lining at 5c per yd that to our store daily. We yds waist lining 15c per yd have compiled here with great care and energy mer- A set of dress stays chandise necessary to the comfort of Hooks and eyes and will be yours at every person Thread prices that Defy Competition. yards binding 5e per yard This store has the Economy can Biggest Stock of Fash- practiced right ionable Dress Goods ever brought to Willis, and in order to encour- Fall and age the sale of these goods will give away ter Capes all next week to cash Jackets just buyers: ceived at With each worsted dress pattern be given from 35c to a $1,35 cts per yard will Prices, Willis LOCAL NEWS. 9 Read all the ads. Bring in your job work.

Patronize the advertiser. Nearly everybody is coughing. Bad colds are fashionable now. Corn husking has commenced. Putting up stoves is now in order.

No more dust for a while at least. Subscribe for THE JOURNAL. Everybody is happy over the nice rain. One week from next Tuesday is election. What has become of the anonymous letter writer? Somebody bring us a load of cobs on subscription.

The Atchison Daily Champion is offered for sale. Andy Ammon, of Hiawatha, was in town Monday. There are a number of sidewalks that need repairing. "Confound it, shut that door!" is a very common expression now. Fifty thousand feet of corn crib lumbsr.

all lengths, at Johannes'. The pay car went over the road distributing thousands of dollars among the boys. Storm Coming! AT 25. 23. 15 5.

4. 23. be here. Win- and re- low 2505 Buckwheat flour is on the market. Jack Frost has made his appearance.

J. D. Harpster transacted business in Atchison last Saturday 'The city council has not had a meet. ing for over two months. John Overman and Will Peckham were in Horton, Monday afternoon.

Miss Ida Berridge, of Everest, spent 9 few days with friends in Willis this week. The two year old child of Theo Hansen fell in a water tank Thursday and drowned. Miss Emma Rushfelt went to Hiawatha Wednesday, where she will all winter. Mr. McDaniel the new blacksmith, moved his household effects from Netawaka to this place Monday.

The Lorimer building is nearing completion. The shelves are being put in and the interior is being painted John Lally who worked in the blacksmith shop at this place until a couple of weeks ago is working in a shop at Sabetha. He is in town today. There has been a change made in the time of the west bound passenger train in the evening. It is due here.

at 7:10 now instead of as heretofore. THE WILLIS MER CO. We know it will pay you to Women's and childrens SHOES. shoes Buckle or Congress, will be kind that other stores are selling Creat Special For the next week Mens all wool at $7,00. We have Overcoats wear for men, women and children.

Special Shoe Sale. carefully look at our new line of Mens Mens and boys solid oil grain sold all next week for for $1,50 Clothing Sale. Suits cheap at $9,00 next week that will please. All woolen under- Cloves and Mittens for everybody. Good things from different departm'ts Dress Trimming, Laces, Blankets, Comforters, Hosiery of all kinds.

Gloves and Mittens, Hats and Caps, Table linen and Towels. Our Crockery and Glassware Departm't is now complete. -A staple stock if Groceries constantly on hand. -We sell the best Flour in the world. If you have friends visiting you, or have sickness in your family, or a birth, death or marriage, tell us about it, it is news and that is what we are after.

Dave Kesslar, a former resident of this place was here a few days this week shaki hands with old friends and acquaintances. He will leave in a few days for Salt Lake City, Utah. County Attorney Woodsworth has issued an order for Seneca merchants to keep their places of business closed on Sunday. He will prosecute all churches that take up collections on Sunday Don't go chasing away from home to trade, you won't make anything by it. Stick to your home merchants and they will use you right, and you always know that when your home merchant tells you an article is good, it is.

He could not hold out long by deceiving his customers. The stingiest man in the world lives in Mocksville, N. C. He not only refuses to take the local paper, pastures a cow on the grave of his grandmother but keeps a sponge in the house and when one of the children cries the tears are caught and boiled down te get the salt out of -Ex. Since McKinley's election every time a little red faced, squalling brat is born in a family the local paper speaks of it as a Prosperity item," and gives McKinley credit for it.

We weuldn't be surprised if Mrs. Mae sued for a divorce. -Huron Herald. 00 A 52 Died. Ernest, the 5 year old son of Mr.

and Mrs C. T. Sharp, died Tuesday morning, of diphtheria. Funeral services were conducted at the home on Wednesday afternoon and the remains were interred in the Kennekuck cemetery. Mr.

and Mrs. Sharp have the sympathy of the entire community in this their great sorrow. A man named Moon was presented with a daughter by his wife recently; that was a new moon. The old mau was so overcome with joy that he got drunk; that was a full Moon. When he get sober he had but twenty-five cents left; that was the last quarter of the full Moon.

But when the old lady met him with the rolling pin there was a total eblipse of the Moon- with myriads of stars in the scenery. Many of the old soldiers who attended the Leavenworth reunion are sore at the treatment they received while in that city. It was simply anything to rob the old soldiers and other visitors. The town was full of fakirs and swindlers of all kinds, and to cap the climax the hotels raised their rates. The $2 per day houses raised to $2,50 and everything else went up in proportion.

We have heard a number of old soldiers talking about it and they are unanimous in condeming it. Leavenworth will never get another G. A. R. reunion.

Geo M. Pullman, builder of the Pullman palace cars is dead, he died Tuesday morning of neart disease..

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