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The North Topeka Newsletter from Topeka, Kansas • 5

The North Topeka Newsletter from Topeka, Kansas • 5

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THE NEWSLETTER. 5 Local News. Born to Ed Sheetz and wife, Febuary a fine boy. The postoffice was closed Wednesday, because 167 years ago George Washington was born. The Juniors of the Baptist church gave a pie social Thursday evening at their church.

The Union Pacific pay car came along on its monthly errand of mercy Monday morning. Eugene Wolfe, who was deputy postmaster under Col. Jack Arnold, died Saturday from the effects of an operation for cancer of the intestines. No little amusement was enjoyed by a crowd on the bridge, Tuesday, watching the antics of a man who had lost his hat in the river. The members of the German Baptist church gave a social Monday evening at the residence of M.

A. Miler, 1322 Central avenue. Shawnee county pays one twentieth of all the state taxes. Yet, if a Shawnee county man wants a job at the public crib a howl goes up all over the state al out "hoggish Shawnee." The fire boys resembled small icebergs Thursday morning when they came home from the Palace Clothing ccmpany fire. They had to stand by the stove and thaw out before they could sit down, The special Christian Endeavor prayer meeting of the Christian church was held Tuesday evening at the home of Miss Mattie Sherburne, corner of Po.k and Monroe streets.

Senator Anderson has introduced a bill to fix salaries of Shawnee county officials as follows: Treasurer, Clerk, fees to the amount of Sheriff, fees not to exceed $3,500, Mrs. Daniel Fink, living on Monroe street, near Garfield park, is being operated upon for a cancer on her right limb The operation is proving a success and she is doing as well as can be expected under the circumstances, The reform school team ran away cn the Avenue, Sunday, about 1 o'clock, creating considerab excitement for a while. They were stopped at the Union Pacific depot. One of the horses was pretty bad injured. WANTED -A buyer for a first-class 200- egg incubator, made vy the Flower City ncubator and Brooder Co.

Address this office. The prospects now are that the building boom this spring will be greater than or several seasons. Many contractors have orders ahead for buildings that will keep them busy with all the hands they can work, for the entire season. Some of the North Topeka merchants have a tendency to complain that since the completion of the new bridge trade that belongs to this side of the river is going over to the South side. This should not be.

South side trade should be brought to this side. This can be done. Just as good goods, and just as reasonable prices, and in many instances much cheaper prices can be secured in North Topeka than is possible on the South side. If trade is going across the bridge is because the merchants of North Topeka are too sparing in the use of printer's ink. Nothing will bring the people to your store like judicious advertising.

If you are persistent in letting people know that you have a store filled with up to date oods and want them to come in and see them they will think you mean business and take you at your word. Try this plan for 1899 and if at the end of the year the results are not more than satisfactory we miss our guess. Miss Edith Faus left the latter part of the week for Chicago. Misses Gertrude and Grace Babcock entertained Tuesday evening at their home north of town. Mies Sadie Neiswender, of 813 Van Buren street, bas recoverod from a severe attack of grippe.

Mr. and Mrs. Shuff, who have been spending the winter here with their son, Rev. Schuff, left Wednesday for their home in Iowa. For fine shoe repairing, call on I.

Sampey, North Kansas Avenue, next to No. 1 fire station. All work guaranteed. Mr. W.

M. Pollom and wife, of Indian Creek, will leave on the tenth of next month for Tacoma. Washington, where they will make their future home. J. F.

Stewart, agent for the Pacific Express company, has moved his family from the South. to 1107 Van Buren street. Mr. William Lyons, who has been emyloyed in the Santa Fe shops for a number of years as painter, has moved to hie farm near Overbrook. Dr.

B. Reynolds and family will move shortly from 1006 Quincy street to the Lyman property on the Kansas avenue road, about half a mile from the Soldier creek bridge. George Pask, who has been visiting the family of Wm. Forbes for a couple of weeks, has gone to Kansas City where he will spend some time before returning to his home in Indiana. I.

Sampey attended a swell masquer. ade ball in Holton Wednesday evening. Thursday when he left for Topeka a bevy of the femene beauties of Holton were at the depot to bid him goodbye. You bet, when a Topeka boys goes to a social affair in any of the neighboring towns they are the "only things" in sight. The Shirt Factory has moved to 603 Kan as ave.

Look for their advertise ment on page five, and see what they offer you. The Grand Opera House has announce ments for the following dates: Feb. 25th, Max Bendix 28th, A Hired Girl; March 24th, Godowsky, the great Russian Pianist. The Crawford's 1'st of coming atractions as given out is as follows: -Lincoln J. Carter's Under the Dome," February 28; Merrie Bell Opera March I and Sol, Smith Russel, March 6, in "Hon.

John Gaylor in "'McSorley Twins," March "Boy Wanted," March Io; "'Shore Acres," March II. W. E. Foster, who was wholesale man for Nonken for several years has formed a company with his brothers H. R.

and F. P. Foster, and opened a commission house and feed store at 924 Kansas avenue, North Topeka. They will do a retail as well as wholesale business and we have no doubt if push and enterprise wil make a business grow they will soon be counted among the leading firms of the North Side. It Is J.

H. Foucht, North Topeka, that makes the prices--see them: Fine Top Buggies $40, $50. $65 and $75. Buggy Harness, single and double, from $5 to $20. Best John Deere riding 16-inch plows on earth $30 to $40.

Leavenworth Steel Ranges, best made, from $23 to $40. Best Farm Wagons on earth-Beggs and New Moline. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS. Major Jenkins and wife spent Sunday in Kansas City. Miss Margaret Summers will visit in Kansas City next week.

Wallace E. Taggart, of Meriden, visited Topeka friends Sunday. Mre. Ferguson, of Valley Falls visited North Topeka friends this week. Mrs.

Faus left Sunday for Iowa to be with her aunt who is seriously ill. Mrs. J. L. Osborn left Sunday to visit her parents in Bloomingdale, Wis.

Miss Hallie Hamrick is visiting in Kansas City and St. Joseph this week. Misses Hattie Greenway and Lizzie Conkling visited in Grantville Tuesday. James Smith, of Fairview, who has been ill for a year, is reported some better. George Clark, of Shorey, visited his brother in Kansas City a few days this week.

G. G. Petro left Monday for a week's business trip to the northwestern part of the State. R. E.

Jones went to Willard Monday to attend the funeral of his nephew, Leander Jones. Miss Lillian Papin, who has been visiting friend in Kansas City returned home Tuesday. V. B. Kistler, of Oklahoma City.

visited his family at 1117 Van Buren street, this week. Justice and Mrs. F. Grover, of Ozowkie, spent several days in North Topeka this week. Mr.

Green came up from Ottawa to attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs. Sarah A. Mitchell. Mrs. Sarah Eggle: ton.

of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, is visiting Mrs. Kate King, of 115 East Gordon street. J. E. D.

Williamson, of Louisville, spent Sunday visiting the family of William Finch 1113 Monroe street. Miss Margaret Casey, who is study ing law at the State University, came up from Lawrence Sunday and visited her parents. Char'es Schilling came up from Pine Bluff, Ark, Saturday, where he is in the lumber business, and visited his parents this week. Social. The M.

K. club met Tuesday evenlino at the home of Miss Cora Baker, corner of Seventh and Polk streets. After the degular business meeting the club paper, the M. T. K.

Journal, was read by Miss Reka Yonkers. The Ladies' Duplicate Whist club met Monday afternoon wity Mre. Mark Putnam. Mrs. E.

S. Gresser substituted for Mrs, A. W. Parks. During Dent Mrs.

A. Rowley will play for Mrs. J. Campbell and Mrs. A.

M. Petro for Miss Martha Kimball. The W. T. K.

club met Tuesday af ternoon at the home of Mrs. Gonder on Jackson street. The club is studying Frence history this winter and the papers" were by Mrs. A. M.

Petro and Mrs. Fred Tompkins on "'Louis the Fourteenth and his Court" and "Madame Maintenon and Madame Pompadour." Misses Gertrude Myrtie Palmer were the hostesses Wednesday evening at a very pleasant tacky party at their I home on Central avenue, north of Soldier creek: Prices were given to the couple whose outfit was considered the tackiest The ladies' prize, a silver pin tray was won by Miss Lillie Wellman. Will Cowdrey was awarded the gentlemen's prize, a silver paper weight. Those present were: Misses Lillie Wellman, Mollie Beeler, Bessie Wise, Ina and Jessie Parish. Nora Ztarbird, Dora and Anna Murphp, May Bernard, Edith Dudy, Ida Waldman, Cicely Johnson; Messrs.

Max Johnson, Walter Graft, Charles Matthews, Ben Fowler, Alpha Robinson, Clark and James Wellman, Clarence Waldman, Sames Patterson, Will and Ed. Cowdrey. DEATHS. The infant child of Mr. ard Mra.

Stark died Saturday at their home, 1328 Van Buren street The remains were taken to Perry Sunday for burial. Daniel Murphy, a carpenter, living near the bridge, died very suddenly Tuesday morning. The remains were taken to Wamego for interment. The four year-old son of James Dereney died Saturday at the family home near Meriden. The funeral was held Monday and the burial was in the Catholic cemetery.

Mrs. Mitchel died suddenly Saturday at 1 o'clock at her home on Holman street, Holman's addition. The deceased was in her usual health Friday and pertook of a hearty supper that evening but taken seriously ill in the She leaves one child, a son who is now in Colorado. The funeral of Mrs. Sarah A.

Mitchell, whose death occurred suddenly last Saturday. was held Thursday morning at half past 10 from the Kansas Avenue M. E. dburch. Mre.

Mitchell was 63 vears old the 2nd of this month. Her only son, Mr. Hill of San Diego, arrived Wednesday morning and accompanied the remains of his mother to Illinois for burial. Shirts to Order That Dress Shirts Negligee Shirts Flannel Shirts Satisfaction Guaranteed. Phoenix Shirt Factory, D.

ROTH, Prop. 603 Kansas Ave. Topeka, Kansas The Home Bakery, GEO. MAYER, Prop. 810 Kansas Ave.

North Topeka, Kan. I challenge competition on any of my goods. Try the Home Bakery Goods And you will always come back. We use nothing but the best material. We challenge the world on price and quality.

GEO. MAYER, Prop ha Riverside Coal Telephone 482..

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36
Years Available:
1898-1899