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The Breeze from Bartlett, Kansas • 1

The Breezei
Bartlett, Kansas
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subscriptions are payable in advance. A blue mark here indicates that your subscription is due and if not paid, the paper will be stopped within a reasonable time. THE BREEZE VOLUME I BARTLETT, Still Prices Go Down and the way new customers come proves that they know they get bargains. During this sale we sell Lyons' Best Flour per $1.40 3 lbs fine raising. 25c l'elegraph Flour per 1.35 3 lbs cleaned currants.

25c White Shorts per sk. 1.25 3 cans best sugar 25c. Bran per sk. 1.10 3 cans best 25c Cane sugar, sk 5.10 Crackers by box for SaturColorado Spuds. by sk, bu.

85c day. per lb 5c Best bbl. salt in town, as 8 bars Lenox soap. 25c fine as table salt, per bbl. 1.30 3 lbs new Holland dates.

25c 20-lbs cane gran. 81.00 3 lbs fine prunes. 25c 3-Ibs choice peaches 25c 3 pks seeded raisins. 25c Maple Leaf 22c A few ladies' cloaks, while they last, 20 per cent off Childrens' cloaks 15 per cent off All 50c underwear, while it lasts, at 45c Bargains all through the line. Watch the window for display of clocks and silverware to be given away free GET ONE OF OUR PREMIUM CARDS BRING US YOUR CREAM.

HIGHEST PRICES PAID Highest prices for produce: It will pay you to trade at Dowell's Bartlett, Kansas Store Local Happenings Joseph Smith is hauling wood from Hackberry this week. John Smith was a visitor with friends of Edna Sunday night. Mr. and J. H.

Peever are visitors with friends of Carthage for a few days. S. B. Richardson is moving this week to the farm vacated by 0. E.

Romine. Mr. and Mrs. D. E.

Haage left last week for their future home in Vinita, Okla. Winters' Bros. from east of Chetopa will occupy the farm vacated by- Mr. and Mrs. Haage.

J. D. Simpson was a visitor in independence last week, returning home Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs.

J. W. Singleton will occupy a part of the Peever residence, as soon as Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stephens, get moved into another house.

Oscar Dowell spent Thursday in Coffeyville on business. Will Jackman, carrier for Chetopa route 1 is getting out a telephone directory for the Mutual phone sysems of Chetopa and surrounding country. Mrs. Maggie Perry and children are visiting this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Hi Robinett. Eldon McPherson returned last week from Newton and other Western Kansas points. For Sale. -One Trusty incubator used for one hatch only; 1 sanitary folding couch; 1 machine. See J.

HI. Tullis at residence. Union Christmas tree and exercises to be participated in by the churches of Bartlett, will be held in the Methodist church Christmas eve. An elaborate program is beiug prepared and an invitation is extended to all to take part. CHETOPA'S BEST Dry Goods House Within the next TEN DAYS you must do all your Xmas shopping, and we are prepared to make this easy for you, BECAUSE, we have a well selected stock, Let us call your attention to the following, a most beautiful selection of Gents' Neckwear Knit Mufflers Lined Kid Gloves Smoking Jackets House Slippers Plush Caps Ladies' Silk Scarfs, 75c to $2.50 each Kid and Worsted Gloves Hand Bags Fur Sets Extra good Blankets Beautiful Rugs Merry X'mas to All of You Sig.

Lehman, Kansas. Chetopa, BARTLETT KANSAS THE PAPER THAP WILL MAKE BARTLETT FAMOUS As A TRADING POINT Watch the Advertisements of Our Up-to-Date Merchants LABETTE COUNTY, D. C. McClelland and H. L.

Bendure transacted business in Coffeyville Thursday. Elmer Emert passed a satisfactory examination for rural route carrier, and will take Will Jackman's route in Cherokee county, Jan. 1. Ernest Thompson spent Thursday evening and Friday in Altamont. C.

B. Fritz received a carload of furniture last week and is engaged this week in putting it together. A pie supper will be given at the M. E. church Thursday night for the benefit of the tree, and all are requested to take part and a good time is assured everyone who attends.

Miss Zoe Jarrett returned to Bartlett the latter part of last week, from Beloit, and Kansas City, where she has been for the past two weeks, and will be home until after January 1, A carload of guaranteed lump coal just received- -15c per -E. Bourquin. Lloyd Carr of Parsons will be reader of The Breeze for a year. Mr. and Mrs.

John Johnson of Rd. 1 left Tuesday for an extend ed visit of a month or more in Northern Arkansas points with relatives and old-time friends. Chas. Thuma is now in charge of the furniture department for C. B.

Fritz. Will Bendure visited with dear friends of Chetopa, Sunday and Monday. A. A. Firkins of Smithshire, is in town with a pure- bred, black Percheron, and invites everyone who is interested in good stock to come and see the horse and, investigate in every the claims made for him.

way Mr. Firkins is an importer and breeder and has the horse for sale. See him at Eckelbarger's. At the duck and goose shoot in Betson pasture Saturday, given by Emmet Graue and Harry Bartlett, was well attended by local shooters, also a number from Craig county. Twelve geese and twenty ducks were shot off, and a number of homes that had figured on hog and hominy for Christmas will have roast goose and duck.

A dance was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Singleton at the old home place Friday Right, on which occasion a large number attended and spent a pleasant evening, with nothing to mar the evening's enjoyment. Good music and a general good time was prevalent throughout. Elmer Price, living west of Welch six miles, was instantly killed Saturday afternoon by an explosion of 25 sticks of giant vowder, and George Zellars sibly has lost his eyesight, although the doctors have some hope that it may not be so bad as at first appears.

The two had drilled a with George's drill but the flow of water was not satisfactory, so they arranged to shoot the well, putting the 25 sticks of giant powder in a bucket and attaching a 3-foot fuse and THURSDAY, DECEMBER cap on one of them and proceeded to lower the bucket in the well. The bucket stuck about five feet from the surface and Elmer attempted to dislodge it with a 2x4 scantling, and was still busy with it and leaning directly over the well when the charge went off, throwing him 50 feet in the air and falling nearly 200 feet from the scene of the explosion. He was terribly disfigured, blowing the top of his head off entirely, and otherwise literally making shreds of the upper half of his body. George was standing about 20 feet away when the charge went off and was thrown to the ground and the dirt and gravel thrown into his face, which added to the force of the explosion, has possibly maimed him for life. Elmer and George were both pioneers of Welch and are well acquainted in Northern Craig and Southern Labette counties.

Elmer leaves a wife and six small children. Funeral took place Monday. DEATHS. Aurena Jane Braford was born March 31, 1850 in Stockwell, Ind. Was married at the age of 17 to M.

Ramsey. To this union was born six children, two of whom are now living, Clarence and Elijah. Was married to Peter Brillhart in 1887, and has been a resident of this vicinity for many years. Died Saturday, Dec. 10, aged 59 years, 3 months and 29 days.

Was buried Monday, Dec. 12, in Williams' cemetery. Mrs. Brillhart was a true and consistent member of the United Brethren church, and had hosts of friends who unite with the sorrowing family in mourning their irreparable loss. John Lane Jones was born Jan.

24, 1831 in Terre Haute, Ind. Died Dec. 12, 1910, at his home three miles southwest of Bartlett, aged 79 years, 11 months and 12 days. He was married July 7, 1867, to Mrs. Harriet Jones, at Springfield, July 7, 1867, moving to Labette the following year and located on the farm upon which he has lived ever since.

To this union was born two sons, William and Howard, of which two Howard is still living. Mrs. Jones died May 31, 1881. Mr. Jones was captain of Co.

17th Indiana volunteer infantry enlisting in 1861, serving five years, and was a member of Chetopa G. A. R. post, He was a member of the Protestant Episcopal church, joining it at the age of 18, and was a true and consistent member of the same. He was a charter member of Lodge No.

458, 1.0.0.F., and of MISSOURI PACIFIC TIME TABLE BARTLETT, KANSAS EAST BOUND 308 psgr, Sedan-Nevada 7:42 a.m. 310 psgr. 6:10 p.m. 696 local 8:45 a.m. WEST BOUND 309 psgr.

Nevada- a.m. 307 psgr. Nevada- 5:27 p.m. 695 local 2:40 p.m. Ask for Rates and Connections.

J. W. Arnold, Agt. S. Whiting, Staple Fancy and Groceries I have also made arrangements to serve Chili and lunch of all pies, cookies, cakes, etc.

Give us your order for Christmas groceries, ples, cakes and any thing needed for the Christmas dinner. handle the best of teas, coffee, spices, etc. Don't forget Sunflower flour, $1.35. 15, 1910 We have had, and have as yet, got more and a better assortment of TOYS than any store in town. Toys and Christmas Goods are going lively, so you had better come early or you will not have much to pick from.

One year ago I sold lots of toys and Christmas presents, but I have sold more of them in the last two weeks than I did the whole toy season last year, so come early and Get What You Want At LUGEANBEAL'S Rebeckah Lodge No. 323, and according to his request was consigned to the earth in Cecil cemetery according to the ceremony of those organizations in the presence of a large concourse of sorrowing friends most of whom had known him for a lifetime. The sympathy of all are with the son in this hour of darkest sor-1 row. Ida May Crewes was born in Calhoun, January 4, 1874, and died in Bartlett, December 13, 1910, of endo-cardites, aged 35 years, 11 months and 9 days. She was married January 14, 1904 to Jas.

H- Holstine, who still survives her. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, father, mother, three sisters and four brothers, all being present but one brother. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 in the Christian church a. Cherokee, Rev. -Yard offi ciating, and the body was laid to rest in Cherokee cemetery.

The sympathy of the entire commun ity is with the husband and rela tives in their deep sor 'ow. MILLINERY. NUMBER D. All trimmed hats and a great many of them. Prices cut right in two at Mrs.

Ingles', Chetopa. fourth door east of postoffice. F. M. Brown Bartlett, Kan.

Oklahoma and Kansas Dirt Farm Ranch and Oil land of every description on our lists. We can satisfy any land seeker on earth. President Vice President Cashier R. M. Moble Sam'l Graves F.

T. Stephens OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF THE CITIZENS' STATE BANK Bartlett, Kansas At the Close of Business, on the 23d Day of November, 1910 RESOURCES LIABILITIES Loans and discounts Capital stock paid $10,000.00 Loans on real estate. 5,705.00 Surplus fund. 3,500.00 589.75 Bank building 1,700.00 Undivided profits 1,305.80 Furniture and fixtures. 1,600.00 293.38 Expense 68.47 Exchange 28.55 Bonds and warrants 126.00 Individual 32,366.63 Guaranty fund with St.

500.00 Certificates of deposit. 7,142.51 Cash items and clearing Liabilities notenumerhouse 4.00 ated 100.00 Cash and sight le- Overdrafts on other gal .15,074.63 banks 25.54 Total. $74,762.41 $74,762.41 State of Kansas S9 County of Labette F. S. Stephens, cashier of said bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true; that said bank has liabilities, and is not indorser on any note or obligation other than shown on the above statement, to the best of my knowledge and belief, 90 help me God.

F. S. STEPHENS, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 281h day of November, 1910 J. H.

SMITH, Notary Public, Commission expires on the 29th day of October, 1914. Correct, Attest R. M. NOBLE SAMUEL GRAVES C. J.

BISHOP -Directors We have funds at all times to accommodate our customers, and we will consider it a favor to be of service to you in supplying your wants. We want your money when you don't need it, and want you to have ours when you can use it. We wish to thank our customers for their liberal patronage in the prst, and trust we may continue to serve you in the future. If you have any papers you wish to deposit in our Fire Proof Vault, you may do so FREE OF COST. Come In- -Let Us Talk It Over, and we are confident can be of dervice to you.

F. T. STEPHENS, Cashier..

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