The Valley Falls Vindicator from Valley Falls, Kansas on September 30, 1921 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO THE FARMERS' VINDICATOR, VALLEY FALLS, KANSAS Fridav, September 30. 1!21 - r TIIE FARMERS VINDICATOR Official County Paper I'Dbllohril WrrUlj Bt BARMAN 11 HIlmilNU COMPANY Entered an nerond clnnn mutter mt the noaturrice of Vallry Falls, Kariaas, oilier .rt of March S. 1H72. Suliarltlua price $S prr rT la dn. ADVr.KTIKINO RATES Plii'lny, transient Mr .-r In'h pii(1fra. inr Hup I'' KraOni. dlaplaTrd, per line I""" art at Than kit - Me l'oetry, per line 1'' I'nqucRtlonnhly had the Versailles treaty anil the League of Nations been ratified by the Senate when presented by the ('resident the condl-tlon of discord and dlsseiiHlon would never have materialized. The malcontents In the Senate, led by that arch conspirator, Lodge, would have seen that this country go down In oblivion If by so doing they could discredit President Wilson; und tills Is the legitimate result. As a sample of the eronoinv practiced by the present state administration which has levied almost twice the previous tax on the people of the state, we quote the following from the state auditor: "We have at this time in the state house a stenographer for the medical board of registration drawing a salary of $1H0 a month who does not have to exceed one gooil day's work a month; who could handle the records of all ten boards and there Is not the least reason In the world whv this econ omy should not be Introduced at once." At Kansas City the other day a local prlntshop was raided bv the authorities and the property confiscated on the charge that It was printing lewd, salacious and obscene matter In a publication called Spotlight; and In the trial of the case the attorney for the defense placed ilWlfl M fffi&' ' 1 Battery Truths That Willard Threaded Huh-ber Insulation can be depended upon to outlast the battery plates. Knds the expense of wood-separator replacement. That wwid separator may seem cheaper at the beginning but insulation Is always cheap er In the end. That our responsibility to you lasts as long as your battery Is In service. That the Willard Threaded Rubber Battery is the highest point In battery achievement. We're here to tell you about It the only battery with Threaded Rubber Insulation. Olden Buick Co. Valley Falls, Kans. Willard Batteries witnesses on the stand and made them admit that the Star, Post and Journal, printed Just as lewd, lascivious and obscene stories In their news columns as the Spotlight had been arrested for, but they were not about the same persons. If one Is looking for lewd, Inscivlous and obscene stories he need go no farther than the average big dally papers and the bigger the dirtier. Just as a sample of the sort of government the republicans under the leadeivhlp of Henry Allen and his political henchmen arc loading on the taxpayers of the state we call attention to the fact that the entire cost of the Slate Supreme Court with Its seven Justices and eighteen employes Is $H8.7tlO while (iovernor Allen's pets the Industrial court and public utilities commission brought Into existence for the sole purpose of making soft berths for the Governors pets has seventy employes and an appropriation of $21!. 418.5.'! almost u quarter of a million dollars and did anyone ever hear of any good thing coming out of either of these political hotbeds-their ex-lutnneo hufl heen marked bv an in crease In expense for whatever they touched, is It any woncier laxes are the highest ever known with all political debts to pay? Governor Allen told a Minneapolis audience one truth nt least when he was discussing the question of Capital and tabor, and In referring to the oft repeateil lie that labor (of course "union labor Is always meant) creates all wealth, called attention to the fact that If this were true China would be the wealthiest nation on earth for thev had about ten laborers to any other country's one. The fact of the matter is that wealth the big things of earth would never have been created had It not heen for the brains of the men who are listed as capitalists big business employers the men who had the vision of big things nnil were willing to risk their all of capital and brains and time to make this come true us opposed to the men listed as laborers who desired a sure thing ", a few hours on the job and a sure check at night. And this willingness to take a chance on the tmrt of the malorltv of the people of this I'nlted States Is what makes it the a-reatest nation on earth to-day; but If the ' labor unions have their way about It all will be reduced to the present condition of Russia and China. There is a great commotion over the country about the five or six million unemployed about the lack of purchasers of coal about the short age of freight shipments etc.; and conventions are called and commit tees appointed to "Investigate" the conditions and suggest remedies. "What fools these mortals be." If the people who are out of employ ment demanding two to ten dollars a day will get busy at whatever they can find to do, at whatever wage thev can get; If the coal operators will bring down their prices to some thing like before the war: If the rail road will cut their rates to corres pond with the cut In wages; then and not tell then will the country got back on an even keel. Rut Just so long as walking delegates of la bor unions maintain their attitude of the dog In the manger so long as big business refuses to make the needed concessions so long as every last "son-of-a-gun" of the entire population wantH the "other fellow" to be the goat, present conditions will continue. Order of llusliiess The Hoard of County Commission ers of Jefferson County will meet In regular monthly session on Monday, October 3rd, 1921, for the transaction of all business which may come regularly before them. The W. M. Shortall road case will be heard at this time. Miscellaneous business will be heard at this time. Miscellaneous business will be taken up from time to time. By Order of Board of County Commissioners Attest: W. 8. Daniels, Clerk. Manager Hauck and force are busy getting ready for the big Pair. Miss Ruby Burkert, of Topeka, where she Is employed aa bookkeeper, spent last weekend at home here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Burkert Tllf: TOWN UOSSIP IT IIAPPKNKIJ at. THE ELECTRIC theater. A FEW NIGHTS ago. WHEN A large, determined. WOMAN APPEARED at the door. AND WALKED up to. a HARLEY TROTH. WHO HAPPENED to be there. AND ASKED him. IP HE had seen her husband, a - a AND HARLKY smiled. a IN HIS best manner, a a AND TOLD her he. a a DIDN'T KNOW her husband. AND THE WOMAN asked. a a IP HE wouldn't page him. a a AND HAULEY said. a a HE DIDN'T THINK. a a HE WOI'LD like to do that. AS MANY persons. a a OBJECT TO being made. a ooNSPiccors. a a IN THAT manner, a a AND THE woman then said: a a "WELL, I know, a a "HE'S IN this theater, a a "AND I AM ready to go home, a a "AND I want him to go." a a AND THEN her face, a a BRIGHTENED I P. a a AND SHE said: a a "DO YOU care If I go. a a "TO THE door and whistle?" a a AND HARLEY thought, a a SHE WAS Joking, a a AND HE smiled again, a a AND SAID: a a "GO TO IT!" a AND THE woman walked, a a RAPIDLY TO the door, a a AND STUCK her head in. a AND LET out a shrill whistle, a a WHICH startled the quiet audience a a AND IMMEDIATELY, a a A MEEK little man. a a WHO SAT well down front, a a DARTED OPT of his seat, a a LIKE A weasel, a a AND BOLTED for the door, a a AND THE last time. a HARLEY SAW him. a a HE WAS walking along, a a IN THE wake of a large, a a DETERMINED-LOOKING woman, a a IK)WN SYCAMORE Street, a a I THANK you. Cherry Trees In Bloom Rev. Chas. H. Kimball reports that three of his cherry trees are now In bloom a pretty but rare sight. The trees, which In the early spring had suffered from a visit by Jack Prost, had dropped their leaves In mid summer, as In the Pall, are now, since the late summer rains have become dressed up In a new garb of leaf and bloom, creating quite a surprise In the orchard. The trees may have made a nils take In the season, as nature did last spring, and fall a victim to old Jack again. But anyhow they are in bloom again gentle Susie. QKUTCOLUMN Evterybody has a knock for the man with a pull. Rub This work Is an awful grind! Dub Well, the boss Is a crank! The automobile gets many people out of doors and Into the hospital. Chronicle "Why doesn't your car run faster?" "Well, you see, the rubber tires." The Cape Girardeau Mlssourian declares that fall Invented the loose leaf system. The biggest home-town knocker home, oftlmes Is the biggest hometown booster when he's away. Usually when a woman la ordered to make a change In climate by the doctors there is a consultation of dressmakers. Bobbed hair dates back to 1620, says an exchange. But they called it scalping in those days, didn't they? Buffalo Express. Old-time mosquito to Young Mosquito "And to think that when I was your age I could sting girls only on the face and hands." A gang of girl burglars has been operating In a Kansas town, and Pat Gray suggests that home-owners should keep a mouse instead of a bulldog. The sweatest meat I ever eat While visiting or at home Was that meat that ran on two feet And grew on a chicken bone. John Hammond A Pltsburgh man has been found with two wives who sav that they have been held In one room through fear of their husband. We know a lot of brave men who wouldn't attempt to do that with one wife. Smith Center, Kansas., As officers were hunting for home-brew factories at Gaylnrd last night, they ran across a keg of liquor In the cemetery. On looking over the keg they found It labeled, "spirits for the departed." Capital. When sentence of death was pro nounced on the Chicago gunman. O'Connor, the other tav for Bhoot-ing a policeman, he railed it a "bum rap." L. D. Dolph says It occurs to him that It Is not only a rap but a cap and a trap and a drap. Teacher, after reading the poem "The Landing of the Pilgrim Fath ers: "Now, as a drawing exercise, I want vou each to draw a picture of Plymouth Rock." Willie: "Please ma'am, do vou want us to draw a hen or a rooster?" "Three drinks of this stuff." said the wllv bootlegger, "and you'll hear the little birdies sing." "Not today,' said the cautious citizen. "I had a friend who tried that prescription and it wasn't long before there was singing all around him, but he couldn't hear It." The other night I went to the theatre With a low-brow friend And the orchestra plaved "The Little Brown Jug." And he thought It was the national anthem And stood up And I did, too. R Is a violation of State law to kill squirrels in Incorporated cities any time ot the year. Caspar Steln, as representative of the local lodge, attended the Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias at Hutchinson this week, returning Thurs day. Mrs. Alice Gardiner Sennrlch, rep repentatlve of the local Temple, re turned home this Thursday morning from Hutchinson, where she attend ed the Grand Lodge of the Pythian Sisters, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Lochart, of St Joe, who were called here last Sat urday to attend the funeral ot their friend, Eugene '"""r, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Lnag ston. Mrs. Lockhart and Mrs. Lang- ston are sisters. For dinner Sunday the tour were entertained at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Will tangston. Special! For- Friday & Saturday Sept. 30, Oct. 1 JAMS AND JELLIES Quart size Jam, assorted flavors f3c per Jar Quart size Jars Jelly, assorted flavors .. 4Sc per Jar 16 oz. Jars of Jelly oc Smallest size Jars Jelly jg It is to your advantage to buy a supply "of Jams' and iellies ' now! KAUFMAN'S "THE QUALITY STORE" TELEPHONE 26 VALLEY FALLS VISIT OUR STORE DURING THE FAIR Something on Special Sale everyday during Fair. Special for Saturday 12 quart Dishpans 19C We have just received some Double Human Hair Nets of fine quality to sell at 15c each. Also many other new notions that you will find on our conveniently arranged tables. Teach Your Dollars to Have More Cents WAGY VARIETY STORES Valley Falls, Kg. Frankfort, Ks. Centralia, Kb. Adrian, Mo. -Mct'lures at Home Again Mr. and Mrs. Bert McClure are at home from a month's motor trip and visit In Colorado. Thev spent most of their time with their daughter, Mrs. Rov Nichols and Roy at Elizabeth 47 miles southeast of Denver and with them In various motor trips visited the Capital City, Its beautiul parks and other places of Interest, more than a mile high, old Pike's Peak loomed up in the offing some ten thousand feet higher. Other cities and places of Interest were visited; but the high altitude did not agree with Bert. On their return they called on Walla Thornburg and bis sister. Nannie, at Utica, where they located from Winchester 33 years ago. Bert bad joined them but a couple or so years there were enough for him. The Thornburgs "stayed" through hard times to prosperity and are still doing well. Walla's Catalpa and hedge groves are beauty spot on the prairie. The trees have grown to fence post size and larger, one hedge measuring 364 Inches In circumference. Bert says, eastern Kansas for him and his. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Hatleld, of St. Joe attended the funeral of Eugene Miller Saturday. While here they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fount Hurst, and called on other relatives, 30 PEOPLE 30 NORTH BROTHERS STOCK COMPANY 30 PEOPLE 30 VALLEY FALLS 6 NIGHTS STARTING CTOBEf. 3 NEW PLAYS New Vaudeville and Orchestra BIG TENT on FAIR GROUND "SPORT" NORTH and FRANK NORTH in the cast with 28 others. A city Stock Company of high standards, 27 years without closing. Showing five years in Topeka, two years at Wichita, two years at St. Joe, three years at Oklahoma City, two years tt Fort Worth, Texas, two years at Omaha, and 20 weeks at Lincoln, Nebraska. Opening MONDAY, OCTOBER 3rd, in a High Glass Comedy-Drama, entitled: "The Man Worth While" PRICE: Children, 9c. Adults, 50c. War Tax added. NEW PLAYS and Orchestra BIG TENT on FAIR GROUND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 All Children admitted FREE to North Bros., Matinee-FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 Killed By Lightning The community was shocked and saddened last Friday attereoon when the word was phoned ia that Carl McCoy, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Will H. McCoy and brother of Clarence McCoy of Valley Falls, was killed by lightning that morning while In the field drilling wheat near Nortonville. Three mules and one horse were hitched to the drill, horse and mule alternating. Two of the mules were killed, the horse between them and other outside mule escaping. McCoy's clothing was torn from his body and he was severely biraed from the throat downward. Torn Into shreds his clothing was thrown twenty yards away in every direction. He was lying on the muddy ground with one foot caught on the drill. Ralph McCoy, a brother of tie ead man, and Curtis Classen, who, having been at work in an adjoining field had pulled out when his horses had become frightened at the severe lightning, found the body at 12:3 o'clock, as they were driving along the road, when they noticed, frem a certain point in the road, the four animate piien up at the drill ia the middle of the field. Something had happened to Carl. Curtis ram oat in the field and found the situation as above described, while Ralph drove his car around to a more convenient point. One of the horses hud aretes loose the harness having beea torn to pieces, and the men fried the other. The hungry animals soon found a grazing place. The electric storm which mnsed his death occurred about 10. 3 it was believed. The coroner. I. J. M. Marks, was called to view the body, and finding the cause of death to be from lightning, decided that an fnquext was en-necessary. Obituary McCoy Curl McCoy was born near Ner-tonville May 16, 1882, and died aear place of birth September 23, 121, aged 38 years, 4 months and 7 days. He grew up on the farm and wtw married to Marv L. Miller of Nortonville, October 8, 1:101. To this union three children were born, Mrs. Wm. Hoffman, and sons. Barney and Pern, who survive. He is bIho survived bv hie parent. Mrs. W. H. McCov. brother C!nrer and sister Mrs. Melvln Stafford of Vallev Falls. His older sinter, Mrs. Kd Eliinn and brothers Ralph and Fred of Nortonville. They have the deep sympathy of everybody. The funeral was held at the heme Sunday afternoon In the preeenre of a large assembly. The burial was In the Nor.w.ville cemetery. Oscar Simmons, of Los Angeles, Calif., who attended the funeral of Mrs. W. A. Clark at Winchester Saturday, with them, spent last weekend here at the home of his conela, B. H. Hlnchman and family. Mr' Simmons, the well known banker, is on a business trip at Atchison aid other eastern Kansas points.

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