Puraiture always nudces u.'aceepUble Oirtstmas prMeiit,'Bnd, rlfht now.K the lime to ,mske yoiir Ml«etlon. Our itock was never la flnar Bbspe to imet your taoiiday needt. New creaUon la Quarter Sawed Oak. Early Engllata flnlshes. BIrdaeye Maple and Ma- lioKany. . An unUHually wide range of denlgnit pasBesalng the dia- tinetive charadtcr neccvsary for a dcstrahle gift. A UBRMRY TABLE Makes an appreciated sift, iispful and an ornament to any room. Price $7.T£ to iSiM Only 12 more ttliopping dujM. A word of w ariUng— sliop early, arold dlBappolntmenf? Moruings this woofc will be a goad time. Your selection can be Tafd aeidc and wo will dnlivcr them as you direct. Sleeper & Son POSTOFFICE BLOCK ooooooooooooooooo o o O ADDITIONAL SHOKT STORIES O O O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Mrs. Roxton ImproTing. Mrs. Geo. Ruxton. who sufft^Veil u stroke of paralyj-is a week apo is rap- Idly IniprovlnB. To Visit Here. Mrs. IS. S. .luleson left today to viMii her son, Sidney, at lola. after which «bo wil visit .Mr. and .MrK. Franl< .lulc son at CbaniKo.—Ottawa Reixibllc. Whitlow in Pittsburg. Hiun r. \VltltI"«". who waa K'CPnily acquitted of the charge of murdering May Sapp at lola. was lu Ptttahurg a couple of days ago. He is now traveling for a Vinegar 'hoiii>e of St. I ^iitti. —Pittsburg Headlight. To Live at Kansas City. Mrs. Bert Taylor, and Mrs. H. K. Xelson who have been visiting Mrs. E. A. Smitb. went to Kansas City yesterday where they will make their home.—Ottawa Republic. Brlnas fn -lola." Tom Morrison, we should say the Hon. Thomas Morrison, will take the part of Jim .lack.son. a rich gambler coon from lola. in whose honor Hulda Hawkins pives the "Ball." He is simply great in the part, and he will add blatorionic laurels to his brow. The engagement of thi.s sterling actor Is a decided achievement on the part of the management. and u:ie which should be appreciated by the public, especially when it is stalled that be commands the fearful salary of S5.- 000.00 per performance.—Chanute Tribune. TUMBLERS ARE HERE Rniib i-'umily .Vrrited Tliiii Morulng— Fir<it I'erformunre Tonight. TIio Riibh family of tumblera and wire workers arrived this morning from Vales Center where, they fliijsh- ed two nights before' crowded houkea. .Mr. U P II. the manager of the rink at Yaie.s Center, gives the Rush family the bi'ri kind of a recommendation and they ceriaiuiy have confidence In themselves as they are wIllluK and lire iiluylng lola on ihe |ier cent plan. The family consists of the father, a It-year -old (toy ond.iwo glrU, aged 12 and 111. The learn work of the two mile ^•l^ls is wild to be the feature ofiliplr perforniaiire. The act will Eo on lonlglif at 9 o'clock. THE LOCAL MARKETS Rutledge to Lone Elm. T. J. Rutledge. desk sergeant at police headciuartcrs. was called to Ix>ne Elm this afternoon in response to a message announcing: the dea\h of an old friend and comrade. Prices Quoted by Card ft Taggurl Frodnre Company. The following local market report Is furnished by Card & Taggart Produce company and -will be kept running in The Register every day. The prices quoted at*" the prices which they will pay for poultry, eggs and butter de« livered here: Ecijs, '»ur-ent receipts per case..."6c Old Hens, fat 7c O.'d v-'ox 3c Spring Chickens 6^c Spring Ducks 5c Spring Turkeys. S-Ib 8c Old Hen Turkeys .. Sc Old Tom Turkeys 7c Old Ducks 5c Butter, less tfian 5 per cent salt...26c Pay Pipe Line Men. O. V. Lemasters and B. F. Hlldner. are down frojn lola today paying the workers on the lola pipe line. • • • Mrs. D. .r. Harris returned to lola this afternoon' after spending Sunday I with her husband here.—Chanute Snn. v:/ •— 11.1,. - ,, rikE COMPIXT ipUDEBS TO GITE ' VKW YBiLVS BALL. THECOMMITriis Al^tNTEO HCHOOL WILL BE DWXIWED DEC. t4 rOR HOLIBAT VACAnON.. lUrr} Howell mui hf UUteawafM- EadMiTor to BegBla PmwMRlon of PrnoBal Propertr—PenoMln. At a meeting of the members ol the Gaa jbity (Ire department, it was decided to give the annual New Year'a ball and^ capimlttees to arrange tor the eyent have been appointed. The af- " r la to be a masquerade and will ubtless be a social and financial B doubtless Would Regain Their Propertr* Complaining that Fort Scott officers wtio relieved them of personal prop- pon their arrest for the alleged g of special agent C. W. Webb, he Frisco railway, have not returned it, Lee Gillenwater and Harry Howell, of this city, will go to Fbrt Scott aird endeavor to regain possession of the articles taken from them. •JThey say that Chief of Police Mendenhall, of Fort Scott, promised that he 4 'ould return their belongings in the event of their acquittal but that he has uot done so. It will be recalled that the rasa against Gillenwater and How e)l was dropped several days ago on iccount of the lack of evidence. The men had said that they could prove an -illbl and a large number of witneases rmiii (;a8 and La Harpe had been summoned. To BMt the Advance. lieJievIng that the price of (lour U soon to advance, J. E. Hunter yesterday placed an order for a car load of a standard brand. For tlie ChrivtnaH llolldajra^ The Has City board of education haa decided to dlsml!js school-on December 24 for the Christmas holiday. School will reconvene on January 4. fhe pupils of all the rooms are preparing Christmas programs which wil] be given on the afternoon of Diecem- ber ',14. IViU UoM a Basiar. A meeting of the Ladles' Aid society of the Presbyterian church Is being held this afternoon at the home of Mrs. Joseph Coman. Plans for holding a holiday bazaar are being discussed. .Voving (barcb BuUding. Workmen yesterday begaii moving the Presbyterian church; building from its present site to thei new one, opiKislte the Methodist church. Wben the church building has been placed in its new; location, the work of moving the manse will l>egin. Only Kontiae Bnsiness. At a meeting of the Gas City board of education, only routine businose was transacted. The usual monthly bills were a'dowed and the holiday vacation term decided upon. Penonals. noyd Elliott was In lola yesterday on business. Thomas Smith and Harry Catlln, of Bartlesvllle. who have been yislting old friends here for several days, returned to their homes yesterday. L. n. GilAKin Is In Brunson on a bUKiness trip. Mr. and Mrs. John Foster spent ypsterday in lola. Dr. Hawkins, of .Mildred, made a brief visit to friends in Gas yesterday. The doctor waa enroute to .Mound Valley where he may conclude to locate. I. M. Strawder. of LeRoy, was a business visitor yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Kamme't. of Bron- Bon, are guests at the home of L. Mooifiey. Mrs. W. H. Carter, who has been ii: for some time, is reported as improving. A NEW DIRECTOR CHOSEN J. A, Spangler Now With lola Mpsh- raom Company. The lola MnAroom and Production company met in the ofBce of E. W. Uyler last evening.and elected S. A. Spensier aa. a Erector to fill the va- csney of Oeorge W. Harris, wbo has severed his ooaaectloB with the com- paay. Althoufb the flnal arrange- Bients have not l>een completed P. A. HoMen will In aU probablUty have aaahroom beds. Mr. HoldeB ia thonmihljr.tBiBatar with th« sniw.Uic| of maahmpoM and tta eanvaay; lata 'initiB- aoenrfnir bl* m BLoi ^-pr EAST 'foai/ink STABTB TODAY. > AGENT MULLEN TO EUREKA PROBABLY BE CHECKED OCT O^K XEXT 8ATURDAT. Qaanuitlaei WUto Away oa a Tiali- Woods-Bowlas Got a Mmall fiaiscr —La Hanie Ponranals. Bnrlal of Ue Peal^o. Infaat. An infant child of Mr. and Sirs. Thomas Penlan nfled yesterdaji' and was burled in.the La Harpe cemetery. Mrs. Penlan Is quite 111. 8tart Smelter Block Today. One block in the east sntelters will be started up today. Twent>'-four men will be given work. As soton as sut- ficient ore arrives, the remaining blocks in the plant will be tired. XuUen to Eureka. C. D. Mullen, agent for the Missouri Pacific in La Harpe. has received word that he is to be transferred to j Eureka, Kas., next Saturday. Mr. Hal lett Is very popular with the i>eople of: thU city who will regret his departure. His family will remain here foi the present. It has not been learned who will succeed Mr. Mullen. Qnarantlaed Away PromHoue. AVhlle on a visit to relatives in Emporia, two children of Mrs. A. J. Baker were stricken with scarlet fevei and were quarantiqed by the health officials. The [ little ones recovered recently sod Mrs. Baker, accompanied by her children and Mlsq Gladys Hungerford, a shiter, has returned to her home in this city. Woodmen Have Oysti'r Feast. The local camp of-the M. W. A. held a business and social session in the .Maeonio itall last night. After the lodge work was concluded an oyster supper was ser%'ed. The oysters were served at the expense of John Padgett and his crew of men who lost In a contest with another teaAi of Wood- tnen In a Thanksgiving day hunt. OSTEOPATHI- DB. W .B. ALBlutfHV. Begtstered Osteopathic Fbysiciao. Bute Bank Olds. Phone 14S. Only Osteopath In La Harpe. Bores to Springfield, Mo. John Connett who has been for some time past employed in the IJougherty barber shop, has ck>sed a deal for a shop in Springfield, Mo., and accom- lianled by his family will leave for chat city today. A C. E. SociaL On nest Friday night the Christian Endeavor society of the Christian church wil] give a "Kansas Silver Social" in the church building. An entertaining program will be given ana refreshments uplll l»e served. \ silver offering to assist In supporting a deli worker will be taken. Woods-Bowlas (let Small Ra-sspr. A small gas well was brought In yesterday on the Woods-Bow lus lease on the Ward farm, near La Harpe This well is the smallest so far brought la in that field. Three other wells in that vicinity are good (or a capacity of about 3.01)0.000 cubic feet daily. Installed Offirers. The recently elected officers of the local camp of the M. W. A. were Installed at a social session held In the Masonic hall last nIghL C. A. Clary Here. C. A. Clary, one of Fort Scotfs: prominent business men, was here yesterday transacting business G. B. Hanna. with I« Barpe People Kaew Him. .News of the death of Nelson F. Acers. one of Allen county's pioneer citizens, will be received with regretful interest In La Harpe. He had many friends here who were intimately acquainted with him. Funeral services will be held at the family home next Saturday. Dr. S. S.. Hilscber, pastor of the PresbyteriA chiirch, will conduct the service.' Passed Each Otker OB the Way. A4 Breanan, of this city, apd Sam Eilia, of lola, are the leaders of the Triplet, foot ban team., composed of players from lola. Gaa and La Harpe. The Triplets are anaioiiA for a game and yesterday Brenaan wishing to saa diarge of the work olT overseeing thelif any/nrangementt had been maifa started (or lola to seo Ellis. At the aama time Ellis boarded a X A Harpe ear to goto ara BroBaan. Wbea^ B MB . 'mw arrtr^la tola ha waa t<*l tluij Why these grapes ? Because from die heali^ifnl grape comes the chief ingredient of Royal Baking Powder, Royal Grape Cream of Tartar. Ahra-pltaspfaste powders ve'maife with hanh minenl aadi- lad most be avoided. So the' fool ball leaders did • not get together yesterday and the prospects of a game next Sunday seem somsr what remote. An effort will be made, howevei, to induce Galena to come to lO'a for a game. If ihct team will not lo this, the Triplets may go there. .\ BEBCTLDPrC THp CAB BABIT. Meeba'nics WIU Begjhi the Work To. morrow Morafng. ' The debris in thaibamod car ban* at the power house ot the lola Electric , railway has been removed and the ac- conference snd practicn of tl^e play^ work oC rebolldlng wUl he commenced tomorrpw. A large quantity will be held Thursday evening at Electric park. Personals. Mrs. Albert Brown, of Hurrlsunvllle, M«.. Is the guest in the home of Oeurgc A. Cowdon. C. L. Evans spent yesterday in lulu on legal biislneKs. Miss Alice Porter, of I'ort Scott, who has been Ihe gnei -t of SlrA J. T. McOlll for several days, retuined to her home Ihisi afteruoou. Add Brcnnan was in lola yesteMa^ to see about arrangements tor a tout ball game for next Sunday. THE RIX; CONTEST. Big Crowd at Rink Last Meht and Nearly Four Hundred Voles Put Out. The riuk had one of the best crowds 3t the season last night and they were aearly all skaters. The diamond ring contest started out in good shape and fhree very j)opuIar young ladies re- :eived a good per ccntuge of the votes cast. Others will doubtless be entered by their friends and the contest promises to get pretty lively during the week. Friday night the tacky skate will draw a large crowd and many votes will be cast. The result of the week wKI jirobably be published Saturday. of material was delivered at the power house today and the cari>euters and workmen will be able to rush tli« work from this time ore. —See the Our Way window. Great* Western Lan4 Co. . Want: One dozeu farms to rent next week, 25 persons to hiiy tickets In the old country. To Exchange. Good 5 room residence! and elevati .T. feed mill, for lola residence; property. 4 room house, barn with 2 acres land. JoininR tola: tlil.^ will make a 50od chicken farm: wlli rent for $100 cash in advance. One of the best improved farms in Allen county of 160 acres, near lola; only |50 per acre. 80 acre farm. Neosho county, well improved,- large house and barn, lots if fruit, a good home. Price $3,000. We have land in western Kansa.s to trade or sell, also irood irrigated laud in the Larrlmle Valley, Wyoming. See us for all kinds of real estate deals. We are not the only, but doing buji- ness over the Palace Sho* Store. J. 0. Tttom Pmhitmr mmd t^utmr Hmisgar Estimates rheerf '-tlly; given on all work Phone 819. Resi, ll«9 8. Buckeye. OeiRM of Worry About that Christinas present by b-vitig now beloro the articles are all picked over and the choicest gone. It's bard to pick after other people h^ve seen the good?, DO IT NOW. Lofffor, iho Jowolor Thmre is Only One ^^Bromo Quinine'' Thai l9 LB^^thfB Bromo Quinine aacB mc -mHUB ovai TO Always remember the fall name. Look "for this signature on every ijox. '25c: oom m omr^ OAT. THOS. H. BOWLUBi PraaWenL 4. P. SCOTT, Cashier. ALLEN COUNTY STATE BANK , Capitar ^0,000.00 DIRBCroRS: A. W. Beck. L. & Baatty, A.^. fulten. W. J. Evana. J. o. Rodfler*. W. L. Bartica, Thoa. H. Bowlus. wttMWM ouH pwK atiAm am jui pomwm • BAPCTY DEPOSIT'BQXEa TOR RENT FROM STTO «B PER YBAR. ^ • •• UilTERKBT PAIIM>N TIME DKPOSITa.
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