Etherton Family move from Spearsville Kinsley Graphic -14 Sep 1916, Thu - pg 9
GRAPHIC, THURSDAY, SEPT. 14, 1916 all night, and Saturday Mr. and Mrs. May Schulte, left for Ellinwood Sat-Bartlett Sat-Bartlett Sat-Bartlett and daughters, Florence and urday. The two former returned Agnes, and Mr. and Mrs. Tew went Monday. over to Ness City to see the country Mr. and Mrs. F.' J. Yung and sons and visit Ernest Tew, who is work- work- were among those who celebrated I Mrs. Dan Weyrich, Sr., birthday mg there. Maudie Arnold visited at Mrs. L. A. Williams's from Thursday until Sunday. Golden Valley. The rain Sunday evening and Monday furnishes plenty of moisture moisture for our busy farmers to finish their fall plowing, and sowing will begin in a few days. M. C. Trotter is the first to commence sowing. O. I. Dugger and Everet Nichols and families were attending the Cattlemen's Cattlemen's Carnival at Garden City last week. Cy Norris has just finished painting painting his house and windmill, and is now painting his granary, and expects expects to paint his barn in the very near future. Most of the ladies were attending a 'quilting party at I). King's last Thursday. Robert Trotter, of Kinsley, died last Thursday evening, and was buried here in the Trotter cemetery Saturday evening. He was one of the first and early settlers here, and owned, as his homestead and timber claim, the land here of which he gave a part of it to be used as a public public burying ground, which has always always carried his name. Oscar Madden is sporting a new Studebaker automobile. Ovid Woods is sporting a new Hudson automobile. Daniel King was a Kinsley visitor last Thursday. Sheriff Maxey was transacting legal legal business in the valley last Thursday. Thursday. Mrs. O. Woods returned last Wednesday Wednesday evening from Wisconsin, where she had been spending the summer for the benefit of their daughter's health. Roy Gilley, who had been working working for M. C. Trotter all fall, left for .Plains, Colo., the first of the week to harvest his $000 broomcorn crop. R. G. Snyder, of northwest of Dodge City, was here the first of the week looking after his interests and preparing to move more of his things west. Miss Ruby Mrs. Clarence week. Several of our people were attending attending a ball game at Lewis last Sunday. Quite a number of our farmers are preparing to attend the state fair next week at Hutchinson. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence King were visitors in Lewis Sunday. Mar. anod Mrs. L. E. Freeman were in Kinsley the latter part of last week and the first of this week having their daughter treated for some throat trouble. Robert Rumsey and Zimmett Bros. were in Wichita this week on busi ness. Ira N. Rumsey and familv visited O. B. Strawn and family Sunday. Miss Jessie Robbins left Sunday evening for her school in Kiowa County. Robert Rumsey is erecting a new steel windmill and tower on the Bear ranch. Philander Crawford is working i for Henry Boyer, and was visiting Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lauber and daughter, Lola, motored to Charleston Charleston Sunday to look after their farm interest there. Peter Fox and family, Conrad Brehm and family and the young folks of Herrmann's spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hogan. IIiYgo Werner purchased a new Reo Saturday. The Etherton family, of north of Spearville, moved their goods on the Jensen place, formerly occupied bv Ed Burkhart. A number of young folks attended the picnic dance for the St. Joseph's church Monday evening. Mr. anil Mrs. Michael Stumps, daughter Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. John Stumps and baby motored from Claf-llin Claf-llin Claf-llin Saturday to visit over Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hogan. Mrs. J. W. Richie and son, Byron, returned to Spearville Saturday after after visiting a week with the Peter Fox family. Mrs. Hugo Werner went to Zenda Tuesday to attend the wedding of her niece. Miss Ella Werner. Frank Fox left for Gray County Monday, after spending a few days with home folks. Mrs. Mat Weber was on the sick list the latter part of the last week. Mr. and Mrs. J. U. Grice, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Neuman went out to Garden Citv Thursdav. the Snyder was visiling King the first of the South Brown. After more than sixty davs heat wave seems to be broken. Beginning with Sunday night we have had a litttle more than two inches of rainfall, and the ground was loo heavy to work for a time. Some farmers are already sowing wheat, while others are still busy cutting down ridges and otherwise preparing their ground. J. S. Craft was filling his silo last week. The feed has been doing well since the rain, and the supply will be umndant if well, taken care of. Our schools all opened their fall mu winter term .Monday under favorable favorable circumstances. Rev. Harry Fisher preached at the Bethel church last Sabbath morning and evening. A Dangerous Corner? B. J. Bower had his bicycle badly damaged and was himself slightly injured Saturday when, at the intersection intersection of Ninth Street and Marsh Avenue, he was unable to avoid a collision with a westbound automobile. automobile. The inability of each driver to see the approach of the other, owing to the number of trees on the corner, the failure of the bicycle brake to work, and the fact that the driver of the automobile was too surprised to act with decision, all contributed to the accident. The next day, on the same corner, Morris Lippoldt had his bicycle demolished by a car but escaped himself without without serious injury. In this case, as in the accident the day before, the failure of the bicycle-rider bicycle-rider bicycle-rider and the automobile-driver automobile-driver automobile-driver to see each other in time was the principal cause of the mishap.