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The Journal from Willis, Kansas • 1

The Journal from Willis, Kansas • 1

The Journali
Willis, Kansas
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ii tit Mmj4Mifh4to WILL THE 7 4 NO, 13 WILLIS, BROWN COUNTY, KANSAS, SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 1898. If. you need Boots. Shoes or Overshoes, "Willis Mer.

just received a new lin at very low prices. ill NEW FALL ST YLES' I dan Measure Your As accurately as a tailor or dressmaker can measure you for a now suit, Understanding the eye thoroughly, I allow no muscular action or reflex ncryoui. condition to deceive mo, 1 don't fit glasses by guess work, hut guarantee ever glasw I lit to bo absolutely right, CEYES TESTED JULES A. BOURQUIN, Ophthalmic Optician and Doctor of Refraction. Graduate of the Omah: Optical Institute.

BOURQUIN SON, Watchmakers, Jewelers and Opticians. North Main St. Hlprton, Kansap. Woodman Supper. The Woodman cainp at this place gave a surprise on Win.

Steadw'eil on Wednesday evening. Mr. Stead well recently sold his farm and leaves this week for Ohio where they will make theis future home. A large number of the members of the Woodman and prospective members together vi.h their families drove out to Mr. Stead-wells and spent the evening.

Oyst er were served and everybody had a good time. I 1 1 1 IN MILLINERY, A ncy lot of Sailors have vist been received. Sec those lovely Pattorn Hats that just arrived this week. Come in and got my prices and he convinced that I sell cheaper than any other Millinery house in the count. Finest assortment of Ribbon in town.

A large line of fancy feathers, all colors. I have the '98 improved drees charts for We would like to MISS J. E. ERICKSON. 0 i i TO MY CUSTOMERS.

Having returned from a months vacation I have opened the drug store and ready to supply the wants of all my old customers. DON'T FORGET that I carry all kiuds of drugs and Patent Medicines, Notions, Candies, etc, SCHPOLICIILDREN the cheapcst'plaeejn town to get your ''ablets, plates and Pencils is at SCHOOL REPOET. Of Willis Schools for month ending September 30, 1898. Total number enrolled in grammar room 23. Average daily attendance 20.

Those neither absent nor tardy: Carrie Lonberger, Alice Williqit, Edith Wilhoit, Annie Ruby Koger, Emma. Armstrong, Joseph Wilhoit, John Davis and Volney Martin. Those making an average grade of 90 per cen or above in examination at the close of the month: Alice Wilhoit, Edith Wilhoit, Lenora Bucknerand JfeHie lUickner. A. Weaver, Teacher.

I'UIMAltY DEPARTMENT. Average daily attendance 25. Total- enrollment 31. Those neithe absent nor tardy for the month are: Er ancis Wilhoit, Eoremau Uodkey, Maudie Tinsley, Maudie Proctor, Katie Lonberger, Harry Armstrong, Mabel Armstrong, Lawrence Gafford, Esther McKinley and Sylvester King. Olie Wauoh, Teacher, A BAD WRECK! Two Men who were Stealing a Wide were Killed.

Customer of ours and in or ier to get your trade we are going to offer you oods at such low prices that you cannot afford to go away from home to trade We are making a SPECIAL DEIVB. On Ladies Oxfords and Misses and Boys shoes. It will pay you to examine these shoes. gee those Ladies dxfords that have been selling- everwhere for $1,10 now they go at 80 cents. Misses shoe formerly $1,50 now going at $1,10.

Keys sjioes formerly sold for $1,30 now going at one dollar. These are all good values and you will be convinced of the fact by seeing them. We are now receiving our FALL and WINTER STOCK Of Boots and Shoes Ali lines complete in every respect. John Lorimer MRS. S.

P. RODKEY'S. Remember Jfcjurph.y has a large supply of School Slates which he is selling at Live and Let Livis prices When in Atchison pall at the Ne Itestaurant and Lunch House at 714 Commercial Street and get a good dinner for 20 cents. Neatly furnishetj rooms in connection. Ed Heinz, Prop.

A Change in Business. Mr. Rope, of Kverest, has pur chased the lumber yard of A. Johannes and will soon become a cit izeti of Willie. We welcome Mr.

Rape to our city and (trust he will find it both pleasant and profitable here. Mr. Johannes who retires from the lumber business has made manj' friends who will regret to learn that he has decided to go put of business. LOCAL NEWS. Mrs.

F(jiitpr icj quite sick this week. M. G. Ham and wife, of Hiawatha were Uje guests oi' Mrs. Rodk Sunday.

A new line of Glassware and Crockery just leceived. Willis Mer. Co. Mont Devine, of Severance, was Visiting theLonberger family, a few flays this week. Dr.

and Mrs. Comer, j. B. Hazelett and vvifc, Mrs. Lonberger and Mayme Beall, leave tomorrow for Omaha, to spend a few days at the exposition.

It is altogether likely that a number of entertainments will be given our people this fall and winter- by a Home TalentClub. Thi will no doubt be appreciated by the people as there has been i lack of amusement in Will is. heretofore. M. Ham, of Muscotah, was vis Uihg his sister, Mrs.

S. F. Rodkey. Wednesday. A bad wreck occurred on the Missouri Parfic three miles north of Baker on Thursday morning.

It was caused by a flange breaking on a wheel on a box car. Eleven cars, some of which were loaded with grain were derailed and thrown down an embankment about fifteen feet high. Two men who were stealing a ride werp killed. Au insurance policy issued to Thomas Jlohr, was found in the coat pocket of one of the men and by this it is expected they will be identified. Both men were fairly well dressed and did not present the appearance of the professional tramps One of the men, whom we would judge to be about 38 years of age was not dead when taken from under the debris, but did not regain conscious List of Patents Granted to Kansas Inventors this week: R.

H. Fenn, Leavenworth, sasbf holder. H. Kaemmerling, Girard. furnace for smelting are.

A. A. Wise, Peabody, rotary engine. To Whom It May Concern The books and accoimts of J. Q.

Overman have been left at thi3 office for collection. All parties knowing themselves indebted to Mr. Overman will please call and settle at once. JUST RECEIVED! Another ca? load of the famous Beloit flour at John Lorimer's. Is your name written there on our subscription book? If not it ought to be.

I hava few Ledgers suitable for armers and stockman, which I of fer at cut-rates. -L- Q. Mm-pliy. After this issue THIS JOURNAL will be published on Friday Avery successful grain farmer was asked the key to his success, He said; When it is wet I plow until it is dry; when it is dry I plow until it is wet." Another when asked how he got such a large farm Said! "I got that half over there by attending to my own business and It is not the intention of this paper to injure anyone, biit we want it also understood that we don't intend to stand around and let anyone tread on our corns without registering a slight kick. We are informed that we have been censured of late quite harshly for some small item that appeared in our columns.

It is too bad that newspaper men were not all born to be perfect, but there are others, If the pariy who has assumed the duties of critic will pause for a moment and think the matter over he will probably find a 'few" people whom HE fails to please. This great moral weekly will be issued hereafter just as though nothing had ever happened. You notice that the moon continues to shine after the dogs bark at it, and just like the" moon, we will continue to shed our ray of light abroad in this community at the rate of one dollar per year. Now is the time to subscribe! S. We also do job work at the lowest prices possible.

Arthur Huff, will return to his home at, Sunday. His company leaves Holtou next Thursday for Ft. Leavduworth and they will probably be mustered out in a short time. I got this half by letting other When you want Photographs of any kind go to Shellabarger, Horton, Kansas. All work strictly first-class.

ness and died in a vhry few minutes The other man who did not look to bo over 25 years of Age was probably killed outright as his skull was crush- ed lust above his right eye. The bodies of the unfortunate men were I placed on a Hat ear and taken to Hia- watha. A wrecking train came up trom i Atchison and by noon the track was I cleared so trains could pass. A number of Willis people drove up to see the wreck Thursday. Miss.

Ola FFa ugh now makes the round trip drive from home to her Bchool daily Qttite a company of oiu estimable citizens take in Missouri day at the Omaha exposition next week. Mr. and iHrs. R. T.

Wangh left for Kansas City on the train to take in the K. K. ostensibly to Visiting his son William, who is sick there. Rev. Sands found a fascinator on street between the resicemeo of Huston and Mr, Olson.

Owner can have rame ey calling ibis oflice and p) ing for this notic Miss Xora Davidson begun work in the Millinery Store Monday morn ing. from Albert Lorimer was down Granada, a few days this week. people's business alone." A young bachelor, who was be. set by a sewing machine agent told the latter that his machine would not answer the purpose. "Why," said the agent, with voluble praise, "it is the best on the market in every respect." "That ma' be," replied the supposed customer; "but the sewing machine I am looking for must have flaxen hair blue eyes." A new line of Dry Goods, Notions Closks and Capes, Clothing, Furnishing Hats and Caps.

Boots anil Shoes, Trunks and Vali sea, Groceries and Oueetiswnre received at the Willis Mercantile Cos. John Lorimer is in Kansas City this week on business. L. O. Murphy, has purchased the ore room and stock of goods of Hodges and took possession of the same last Friday.

We extend the right hand of fellowship to Mr. Murphy and hop he will be success in his new undertak-iig. He i ov. haulins anil BrrailtfiU the goods in a manner to suit his taste, and is read)- to do business. Sheriff Rooinson of Dickinson county, was here one day last week to sunnuous Grant Calloway to appear in the district court in Abilene as a witness in a case of harness stealing.

Grunt left Monday for that place. Mrs. S. F. Rodkey returned last Saturday morning from a months visit at her old home in Kentucky.

She says she had a good visit, but was glad to get back home. F. P. Lonberger and son Nobis, returned from a nfOfitliH vis-it in Pennysivania, Sunday. Oscar KJk-intou wiio went to New York, i same time aliwi returned..

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