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The Tampa Star from Tampa, Kansas • 1

The Tampa Stari
Tampa, Kansas
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VOLUME ONE TAMPA, KANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1912 NUMBER ONE IN COURT CORRIDORS April 10- County commissioners met in regular session. A rebate of $150 was allowed to C. W. Bragonief of Peabody on account of double assessment. More claims were allowed.

Harry Rogers was employed to give the dials of the court house tower clock a coat of paint, he to furnish the material and do the work for $10.00. April 11- J. J. Koelsch was allowed a rebate of $800, on account of a double assessment. The State Bank of Ramona brought suit against J.

S. Strickler for the collection of a note of $200 and interest from Jan. 7, 1911, at the rate of 10 per cent. D. W.

Wheeler is attorney for plaintiff and H. S. Martin for the defendant. Mrs. Savage was brought down from Durham, and tried Tuesday in the Probate court.

She was pronounced insane. Application has been made to the board of control for a room for her in one of the state institutions. -Marion Review VITAL STATISTICS LAW Some of our readers are still not familiar with the new vital statistics law. This law went into effect last August. According to this law every birth and every death in the state of Kansas must be reported to the proper authorities.

Failure in doing SO is punishable by law. Every doctor and mid-wife must report every birth they attend. Every doctor must report the death of any person he attends. Where no physician is in attendance, be it at a birth or at a death, the householder is held responsible for making report. The city clerk of each incorporated city has a certain territorgr dear which he is to receive these a.

not, liv The townships of Blajne and Logan must report to the city clerk at Tampa. Colfax township must report to Ramona. A RUNAWAY ACCIDENT A horse driven by Mrs. Ira Kline became frightened at an automobile Tuesday afternoon and ran away. Mrs.

Kline had just started to drive from in front of the Home Mercantile company store when the car drove up behind on the other side of the street, The horse wheeled overturning the buggy and throwing out Mrs. Kline and her two year old child. Except for a few bruises they were uuinjured. 671 81 no SCHOOL MEETING CALLED A special school meeting has been called for District 110, Marion county, to be held in the school house in Tampa May 3. This meeting is for the purpose of having the school term extended to nine months.

SMILE! Smile and the world smiles with you, "Knock' and you go it alone; For the cheerful grin Will let you in the "kicker" is never known. I Where Joe Huffman of College Hill transacted business in Tampa Monday, A. F. Krause 'of Hillsboro was on duty in the Tampa Barber Shop during the absence of P. B.

Wohlgemuth. Rev. Charles M. Sheldon of Topeka, who has some original ideas about the conduct of a daily newspaper which he put in practical operation for one week on the Topeka Capital a few years ago, has some wholesome ideas on marriage and he has announced that he will perform no ceremonies until the applicants have certificates from reputable physicians. -Salina Journal.

W. H. Hawkins was the guest of J. B. Bender Sunday.

Tom McLain transacted business in Tampa Monday. Mrs. H. Peters came down from Herington, Tuesday to visit her parents. Miss Smith, who teaches the primary room, spent Sunday with home folks in Ramona.

Harvey Crist and Wm. Costello visited with friends south of I town Sunday. Mr. Rogalsky of the WallRogalsky Milling company was tin Tampa Monday. M.

J. Rhodes is drilling a well at Chas. Pray's farm this week. T. Williamson of Hutchinson was in Tampa Wednesday in the interest of the Savation Army.

Frank Kern is intending to have a dance Thursday night at his home three miles west of Tampa. Ed Assmann and sister Miss Edith, Prof. and Mrs. Harrison, Dick Costello, Chas. Kiser, Miss Gertie Hackler, Miss Mabel Sowers, and Miss Salome Socolofsky attended the track meet in Marion last Friday.

The Tampa State Bank OF TAMPA, KANSAS Capital and Surplus $21,000.00 Your Deposits Protected by the State Guarantee Fund Your Patronage Solicited OFFICERS J. M. RHODES, President THORNTON COOKE, Vice President P. H. MEEHAN, Cashier TAMPA COMMERCIAL CLUB A meeting was called among the business men last week for the purpose of organizing a commercial club.

Although this is something new for most of the Tampa business men the first meeting was well attended, and the Tampa State Bank, in which the meeting was held, looked the next morning as though a body of railroad officers had held a smoker there. Officers were elected and a committee was appointed to draught by-laws and call another meeting when ready to make their report, which is expected to be about next Monday night. The following officers were elected: President- -P. H. Meehan; Vice President- D.

C. Harrison; Secretary- -Harry Huge; TreasurerGeo. Rumold. FRANCES WEIBE DIES Frances Weibe, aged two years and five months, a niece of Mr. and Mrs.

P. B. Wohlgemuth, died at the home of her parents in Hillsboro Friday evening at 7:30 from an affection of the bronchial tubes. About the first of March she had an attack of measles from which, to all appearances, she had recovered. Two weeks ago she relapsed and after much suffering succumbed to the complications.

The funeral services were held in Hillsboro Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. NO MORE COAL "Coal already is a relic of an age that is gone," says Dr. C. Maclaurin, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The doctor thinks that with the recent inventions in electricity, the discoveries along the lines of conveying current hundreds of miles with but little loss from leakage and the ability to harness the numerous streams and convert them into electrical power, the construction of power houses and dams is all that is necessary to drive coal out of use as a motive power.

R. I. INSPECTION TRAIN A general inspection train passed through Tampa early Tuesday morning on an inspection of the Rock Island lines and the country tributary to them. General Manager Sweet and General Passenger Agent Stewart were the officers on the train..

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