The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on December 9, 1912 · Page 2
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 2

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Monday, December 9, 1912
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PAGES TtyQ. USEFUL W& GIFTS -^that will please "him" best Suits Overcoat. Sweater Shirts Hats Cap Ties Hoie Bath Robe Suit Case Club Bag Slippers Toilet Articles Combination Sets Etc. We're always glad to show you— -AT— a HE JERKED MOST CORN The Corn Shucking Champion' ship Goes (o Hallcnbcck, McPherson County Husker, Who Pulled 150 Bushels in 10 Hours. SOME OTHI-R (1001) RECORDS Several Reno County Farmer Boys Ocl Mention For Swift Work-The Endup ance Honors to Stafford County. 2H CARNEGIE HOLDS IT UP. Cooper College Must' Walt a Little Longer for n Bequest. Cooper college;, the United Presbyterian school at Sterling, eunnot get that {2(1,000 bequest from Andrew Carnegie yet for awhile. IIr. Carnegie had offered the school this gift If Die college would raise $G0,000 more, making an $SO,000 endowment. The school has been working on this for some time and finalty raleed the nuiount. Now the word comes from Mr. Carnegie that the money will not. he paid _Dyer until some old subscription pledges which Ihe college had never collected In are realized on. O. S. Johnston, president of the Suit City Business College, Is a member of tho hoard of tho college. If you are troubled with chronic constipation, the mlUI aiid genllo effect of Chamberlain's Tablets makes them especially suited to your case, For sale by all dealers. After a spirited rivalry for the'eorn- shucklng championship of Central Kansas, tho honor has been awarded. Hay Hallenback of McPherson county Is the 'champeen" and his record Is lf>0 bushels In 10 hours, the best day's corn husking reported tilts season In this district. To decide the matter Hallenbeck, tho judges, clerks and witnesses proceeded to the John Moore farm, sevon miles southwest of McPherson. While tho judges wnlohed a'nd held time on him, and the clerks carefully checked every bushel, Hallenback sailed In and jerked corn. In. ten hours' time, according to the official count, ho had picked six wagon loads or corn, shoveled It Into the bin himself, scoring a total of IK bushels. During his week's run Hallenback made a daily average of 130 liii'liels per day. Other scores made in the corn- j shucking contest aro as follows I Chester Truilt. of Langdon lown- | ship, Heno county, 110 bushels in one jday; Edgar Witt, same township, KiS | bushels; Fred May, Haven township, | Heiio county, dally average of 105 I bushels for five days; S. McCullum,' i same towushin, daily average of 1.00 ; bushels for eircht days; Arthur Prof- Tilt, Aldnn, 103 bushels; Will Smith, Haven, !iC bushels in eight hours. An Ptidurnnco record was made by "Teddy" MeSmith, while shucking corn northwest of Stafford. He averaged 80 bushels a day for eighteen days, hauling a mile to crib and shoveling out his own loads. Nels .lohuson, a McPherson county busker lays claim to an even better endurance record. He claims an nvJ erage of 101. bushels per day for 2S days straight! work; going 2 J ,-i miles to the field, hauling tho corn tho samp distance and unloading with a'shovel by himself. •.•:v.-i>.-.' j The "old age" record Is claimed- by C. W. Holden, of Ohio township, StaT' MONDAY, DECEMBER 0, 1912, ford county, who although 01 years of age, Bhucked ah Average of 60 bua .li els a day for thirty, days straight. WALKED ACROSS THE DESERT. Tho Walking WOOHV- Have Finally RencheB 8an Dlefl6. Mr. and Mrs. D. II. Woolf, who siylo Iheriiaclves Ihe "Walking Woolfs'.' who passed through Hutchinson Mils summer, walking from Kansas' City to tho Pacific coast, have filially reached their destination, San Diego, Calif. , Speaking of lltelr arrival there 1 , the San Diego Tribune says'; "Walking down Fifth street about 10 o'clock Hits morning a man and n woman, both brown as berries mid dressed In khaki on which the alkali dust clung in spots, came, head up rtiid chest out, one on eaoh side of a. horse that was nulling a wagon plastered with cards and inscriptions of alt sorts. The dog came trotting- behind. They were Mr. and Mrs. 0. Hi Wool?, of Kansas City, Mb., Molly tho horso who has tramped twelve Ihoiig- i'and mllfcs, and Don, the dog. They are known as tho "Walking Woolfs." When asked about his trip arid object of It, Mr. Woolf said it was inalnly for health. Wo left Kansas City May of this year," Sir! Woolf said. "Wo Walked across tho.Utah desert two hundred miles with great difficulty. When In the middle of the desert We smashed a wheel, which could not be remedied, and there we stuck for two weeks. We were beginning to get. worried about the water and provisions when members of the Utah- Construction company rescued us. "When we leave San Diego we go to bos AngelCB, San' Francisco, Seattle, and then back to Kansas City, via Yellowstone Park." A NEWiUNE That's What Rock Island Will Have Next Year When New Construction Work In Arizona >is Completed. IS GOOD FOR HUTCHINSON WEAK WOMEN [ get new Hfe and vigor by' taking Scott'a Emulsion after every ttieal. It revitalizes the wntcry btobtl and furnishes Nature with new nourishment to make rerf, active, ntatlhyUotut andfoiJs tht iterpff ccnttrt. Scott's Emulsion strengthens the . bones and clothes tlicra with healthy /rush. . Scott's Emulsion assimilates so quickly it conserves energy and compels 'health, Scott ft Nowhe, Bloom field, K. J. J2 -7* For it Will Make Rock- More Important Island As a Transcontinental Route, and Add <o Business Here. Wo wish to call your attention to the fact that most infections diseases such as whooping cough, diphtheria and scarlet fever are contracted when the child has a cold. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy will quickly euro a cold and greatly lesson the danger of contracting these diseases. This remedy Is famous for Its cures of colds. It contains no opium or other narcotic and may be given to a child with Implicit confidence. Sold by all dealers.. THE PLANS SENT BACK. State Engineer Returns Sewer Specifications Without Approval. The plans of the sewer laterals now being installed In the north part of the city have been returned without approval by Prof. G. It. Jones, state sanitary engineer, He makes a written report to City Engineer S. h. Mi-Lane, in which he says It would be Inconsistent, for him to "O. K." the piano as long as the city does not comply with the order of the state board of health to quiet emptying sewage juto Cow Creek. You will find that druggists everywhere speak well of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. They know from long experience In'the' sale'of it that lit cases of coughs and coldB it can al-; ways be depended npou, and that it Is pleasant and safe to take. L'or sale by rtirdealers.- • ' - >•-.'••.---•• ; Banker Sullivan on Trial. - Mrobklyn, -\'. Y., Dec. 9.—David A. Sullivan, indicted as a result 6f. the Union Hank failure here, was,put on trial here today in. the Supreme Court. It is reported that the (rial will bring out many disclosures of high finance: The Gift of Gifts—A Pianola Piano Railway construction work, now In progress down in 'southern Arizona; means that by next summer the Hock Island railway will have a now short lino to tho Pacific coast, S3 miles shorter than any 1 transcontinental Una has now.. And It means that Hutchinson will get a lot of more trans-continental traffic through here, for it will make' the Rock Island a stiff compotftor : of tho Southern Pacific for transcontinental business now kept by the latter road. Tho EI Paso 'and Southwestern extending from Dawson, N. M. 464 miles, east of El Paso, Tex., to '.Benson; Ariz., 29G miles-west of that point, with a uuraher of branch lines to timber and copper fields in New .Mexico- and Arizona, la now an intermediate carrier of transcontinental business between the Rock Island nt Tucunv carl, N. M, and the Southern Pacific at El 1'aso, Tex., a distance ot 331 miles. An extension, of this road from Fair- hanks, Ariz., 05 miles west to a new connection with the Southern Pncific at Tuscon, Ariz., 341 miles we3t of EI Paso, will be completed by the end of 1912, making It possible to handle through business from Tucumcnri tq Tuscoh, 672 mllos,' an increase oyer the present haul from Tucumcari lo El Paso of 341 mites. ' - ' Work Is'to be, resumed at once on the construction of the San Diego and Arizona railroad, ^'nd. 1,000' men aro being employed oy'.'lhe company to push the construction of the line," '. The work haSibe ^n condu&tet) In an, indifferent way .(qj; M s ,e .Yer,al' ..months, owln« .,hosl^llJt !e's ! ,.qn. the, bor-t der. section, .but it .Is. unxiejstood that the lino wIU be rushed' from now;,'on to link San Diego with! Yuma by a direct route of 190. miles. ', . ,. j : It, has been a foregone conclusion that tho San Diego and. Arizona lino would furnish the Rock. Island a, con: neetiou with the coast when that road extends westward tq Yuma from its preBent- terminus at .El Paso, This would give the Hock Island an advantage, of S2 miles In transcontinental distance over al! other railroads. didn't find one, but that the next time I went to Africa J wouldn't come back without one, . "And the next time. 1 am going to havo tho boys rldo tho buffalo, giraffes, zebras and, about every thing else 1ve catch. I am thinking of going back again, mid when I do 1 will cqma back with Oven better moving pictures than the first ones." A Des Moines man had an allack of muscular rheumatism In his shoulder. A friend advised him to go to Hot Springs. That meant an expense of $160 or mol-e. He sought for a quicker and cheaper way to euro It and found It in Chamborlaln's Liniment. Thrert ttays after the first application of this llnlnient he WBB well. For sale by all dealers. VOU will FIND a large assortment of those ELEGANT -ALL WOOL SUITS and OVERCOATS here to pick frtjm REMEMBER OtTR PMC ES ARE $10-$15-$20 Satisfaction Or Your Money Back 17 S. Main St. The State Exchange Bank Hutchinson, Kansas. CAPITAL $100,000 SURPLUS $ 30,000 O. H, WELCH, President. P\ W. COOTBR. Cashier. RATS UNDERMINE WALKS ALONG HUTCHINSON STREETS LEARNS ENGLISH AT 75. HE'S UP IN ALBERTA. Mrs. Holsworth Wants to be Able to Write to Grandchildren. . Although she is 75 years of ago, "Grandmother" Holsworlh, a . former resident, of Hutchinson, and now of McPherson.,, Is learning to write in English, so that she can correspond with her grandchildren. Mrs.' Holsworth is the mother of Ed Holsworth. formerly with the Rock Island In Hutchinson and now agent at McPherson, and she lives with her son. She lias a splendid education in German, but has never known how to write In English. few months ago she decided to learii, and ahe now can write a letter that would , put many an American school girl to shame. When you have, a bilious attack givo Chamberlain's Tablets a trial. They are excellent. Fbr'salo by all dealers, HAVEN FOLKS CAN'T AGREE. Over Whether There Should Be Water Works In the Town. There Is a contest on at Havqn over whether the town should vote bonds for, a municipal water works, plant. The. city council Is,,favorable to tho waterworks, and Is taking the preliminary steps toward submitting a prop, osltlon at. the spring election to vote waterworks .bonds. •Engineers are 'now propping .sped; ficatipns and estimates of cost. of. in' stalling a plant. " i There is opposition,'however, and a remonstrance ^as liecn filed signed by fifty-three citizens, Borne of them the heaviest taxpayers In tho town. A mass meutlilg will lie called i soon to discuss the 'proposition'. Brick Walks in Business Districts are Damaged by . the Rodents. Rate aro damaging a lot of brick walk In the city ot Hutchinson. Commissioner of Streets Frank Ale- Dermed,..wbo knows all about streets and walks, Is authority for the statement. The trouble occurs mainly on the walks along tho sides or fronts of bustnesB buildings. "The walk is generally laid on tho sand," explained tho commissioner. "The rats burrow under tho walk through the sand, and soon the bricks cave in, and dangerous holes aro left." So much tronblo was given by the rats on the walk In trout of the Rock Island block on South Main street, owned by David Taylor, that It had to be torn up and relaid with a concrete base. Tho walk on tho south sldo of Fourth avqinio weBt, along tho Sliunk building Is full ot holes from the same reason, rata having hurrowod under tho sand base, and this Is now being repaired by the city, and will bo charged up to tho owner, J. P. Shank. Frank MeDerined had similar trouble with the -walk in front ot hla building on gouth Main, and had to relay the walk with a cement base. clpnl was nliotit the tho teaching staff. whole thing ou ARE THERE TWO SANTAS,. Or, If Not, I* It Possible Children are Seeing Double? Hutchinson boys and girls*— thoea who know really, for sure, that thcra Is a Sautn ClnuH, rubbed their oyou amazement, Saturday evening win! down town. l^or there, just as certain as they wore looking, were two Santa Clauses In Main streot between FlrRt and Second. One was In front, of Itorabaugh- Wlley's, and the other In front of tho Grand. Now every hoy and girl knows that there couldn't be. two Santas. And yet there they wero, Just ajj much •alike as two peas. "Maybe Santa's got a'twin brother and Just brought lilm along this year to let him see the country,", suggested ouo five-year-old tot. And so, maybe, that's It. IT WAS HUTCHINSON'S PRIDE. ^X<' Here is the Piano that gives joy to everyouc, .because it is .the 'Piano, everyone' call play. It throws open to young and old alike, -the 'e-ntire field.-of ' music,, .Chil* dren and parents alike can play their favorite selections with as. much skill as the most masterful musician. . ' The remarkable popularity of the Pianola Piano is being demonstrated this year as we have sold more ,of them for Christmas presents than ever before. We sell a genuine Stiiyvesant Pianola Piano for See the Harvyood Player Piano we sell for •.. : -mt,«.- $550.00 $450.00 'IF' YOU CAN'T CALL, WRITK.^ v J. W.JENKINS' SONS MUSIC CO. ••Hutchinson, Kansas 122 N. Main Sj;. A Reno County Farmer Writes of Northwestern Canadian Country. Cliarles Cline, of near Lerado. who is now located at Ppnoka, . Alberta province, northwestern Canada, In a letter home says: . . "April f, I left for Dayton. - Wash., where I landed the 7th, wlUcn was Easter Sunday. There I met my old friend Jess Mahan, whom,I.was glad to see, Mr, Mahan is we)j known in Penalosa and I.erado. Ho belongs to Lerado 1. O. O. F„ Nq ,-287, "Washington is a fine ••fliato and some parts of It—Dayton, WBlla Walla, and Eureka—can't bq.- beat for good land but awfully rolling. They farm hills and all. I could not BOB how they could harvest over, those hills, font this Is the way they, fixed their wagons and barges; Thoy, made tho front axle the same as any wagon and tho rear axle IB tea feet wide, and they can't hardly tip them oyer, I saw several combined harvester. There are plenty of them.arqwid Walla Walla. Wages are good. I got HO per month and $3.00 net,-'{toy. Jn .harvest.' Deep Creek is a, rough place (T mean a rough country). „aw(ully rpeky, but good crops and Rood peo-; pie have, made a good cpuntry., "I left.Deep Crqek October, i and, arrived in Ponoka, Canada, Saturday, 'the Bth, and I liko tbis place Jlno. This Is a good farming country and la not rough and there Is eomo timber hero, but not much right at this placo. There is fine wild bay, -and grain grows ns high as,, my, head and" so thick you can hardly get through it. T saw a turnip tlt^t my father raised that was 34'/4 luchea around and weighed lMi pounds.' It was the largest; I. over saw. The weather is fine. WageH aro good here, being from (40 to %50 per month' and J3.50 to »3.00 per day. IS G0IN6 TO AFRICA AGAIN. "Like other lazy men, I get 'a good deal of fun out of procrastination, tho well known thief of time."—Rufo Hos- klns. The Old - Opera-'Ho'iwe, Thirty' Vearr Ago, Wiai' Plnest Structure Ever. Dr. Gedrgq W. Wlnans stood watching the" excavation for the now Rora,- b.augh-Wlley block at the site of the old qpera hquso. . '"Thirty years ago tonight I attended a play by Hi Henry 'a MinBtreis In the old opera house on this site," he remarked. "Wo wero proud of the old opera house in those days. It was the finest building In the town, or In this, part of the Btato, for that matter." ' Dr. Wlnans is one of the older residents ot Hutchinson. He camo hero In tho early '80's as principal of the city schools at a time when the prln- WILL GIVE SILVER CUPS. Half a Dozen of Them, and Also Gold Badges for Chickens. There will he half a dozen silver cups, several gold badges, $1,000 In cash,, and a large number of other special prizes and regular premiums awarded at the Arkansas Valley poultry show to" be held In the 'Hutchinson Convention hall next month,:; " Tho'cxBcutlvo committee Is now pro- parljg tho premium list, anil it Is a very attractive one. •.'""Wo will have prizes sufficient to draw the finest exhibition of poultry ever shown in HutchliiBoh, not qven excepting the stale fair poultry exhibit's," 'declared ri: E! Fortrj-l!je',' i see-< retary of the association." '• J ' TURON VOTES TOMORROW. A'special Election to Vote Bonds for^ "•„.'••• Waterworks »nd Lights. Turon will hold a special bond election tomorrow, for the purpose of voting on a $20,000 bond proposition for a municipal waterworks mid electrlq light plant. There was a had fire not long ago In Turon, which wiped out a row of business buildings, and the town was arouBed to the need of a waterworks Plant., "•uffslo" Jones to Return to Wilds for Mors Animals. "Buffalo" Jonea, the former Finney county rancher who now makeB a specialty of catching wild gome In Africa, la preparing to return to Africa for some tuoro. of them. According to the Garden City Telegram "'' Jones tills time will get an Atfricim buffalo, 'an elephant, and a Kprlllc—ciUchliig 'qui, of course, with a rciutv • ' •• ,"And j am KQ IIIB ," bo Bays, "to yqko up a buffalo with'ouo of'tho p>; teams and drive 'him to u wagon into Nairobi. Whan r. got back from Afilpu, Mr, Ropsorelt asked me )i\! bad gotten an African buffalo, and-J told him I The Winter Breakfast • ••••-•• ' i Which Includes Grape-Nuts - and Cream Will have one dish that has both engaging flavor and true nourishment —the strength-giving, life-sustaining factors which^ristjn^ barley, stored (there by^'Sumnier^s sun for Winter's comfort. \ And Rememberr -Grape-Nuts food is more than "something good to eat." It is a brain and body builder—rich in the vital phosphates so essential to the daily rebuilding of the tissue cells of Brain and Nerves. • ^ Grape-Nuts carries in most dldeitible form the food elements that make muacle, vigor and nerve. "Theve'»& B^m^tm Grape-Nuts Ppstum Cereal Co,, I,td., PureVood Kactorjes, Bnttlc Breek, Miclt. EwssEfesaai

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