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The Dexter Newsi
Dexter, Kansas
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State pictenied See achy The Dexter Netos. WE BOOST WHILE OTHERS KNOCK NOT A POLITICAL PAPER BUT A NEWSPAPER Volumne. III. DEXTER, Republican Meeting The republicans held a meeting Monday night at the opera house which was fairly well attended. Miss Boylan, of Arkansas City, gave some whistling solos that were out of the ordinary in the way of entertainment and were excellent.

The Republican Glee Club also gave some good quartette numbers. The first address of the evening was made by J. E. Torrance, of Winfield, and was in the main applied to the Republican county candidates Mr. J.

T. Lafferty followed with the main address of the evening and confined his remarks generally to National issues and -conditions with the proposed republican remedies. Mr. J. A.

McDermott, candidate for County Attorney, followed with a few remarks in answer to some charges made by Mr. Hines, of Arkansas City, who spoke here last week. Birthday Party On Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. B.

J. McDaniel gave a party in honor of their daughter, Marie's 16th birthday. Nearly forty guests were present. The evening was passed very pleasantly in playing various games. Refreshments consisting of fruit salad, two kinds of cake and cocoa were served.

The rooms were decorated with roses and pot plants. Many nice presents were received by Marie. Winfield, Oct. 27, 1914. I have known Judge Swarts for over thirty years and I know of no man who commands or deserves more respect in the community or in the state than he.

Being my neighbor I have observed with special pride and pleasure his career as Judge of this district, more than once. I have been in his court as tator and as juror, and regard him as the very best judge I ever knew. He is careful, honest, clearbeaded, and judicious, and it is seldom indeed, that his decisions are reversed. Judge Swarts is a gentleman of such high ideals that he cannot condescend to a politician's electioneering practices. No right minded citizen can but admire this trait of his character.

He is entitled to the highest honors it is in the power of this judicial district to bestow. J. S. Mann, 1205 Millington St. (Adv.) I have known Judge Swarts for the last thirteen years; he is a christian gentleman of irreproachable character.

As a judge I have known and watched Judge Swarts for the twelve years of his occupacy of the high office of District Judge; I have served upon several juries under his jurisdiction and consider him the best judge I ever knew, he is a lawyer and judge of the law of high ability, best of all he is honest and has good judgement. Judge Swarts lives a life apart from the entanglements of the ordinary movements of society and business, he has no enemies to punish and no friends to reward, he is gifted with the judicial temperament. Judge C. L. Swarts is an ideal judge.

C. T. Franks, 516 E. 11th Ave. Winfield, Kansas.

(Adv.) COWLEY COUNTY, KANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1914. The Evangelistic Meeting A good number have been in attendance at the Baptist Church the past week with some conversions. You are missing much if not there. Many questions you are interested in have been answered. Can a man be saved without being baptized or joining the church? Can anyone know he is saved? Who made the devil? Can a great man be saved? And many more.

The following subjects will be presented in the coming days: "Our Worst Enemy." "Our Best "Gain of accepting Christ and Loss of rejecting Him, or God's balances and "'Can a rich man be saved?" There will be a special service for the men Sunday 3 p. m. Subject; "A Square Deal." All men invited. Come and bring your men friends. No slang or abuse.

Staying away from the meetings is only kind of devils soothing plaster on the soul; it Desa't care. Iconly heals the outside, to break out again. Come and hear and be saved and healed. HE UK Given Away Free! A 40 Pound Pumpkin 08 At the EAST SIDE GROCERY Saturday evening at 5 o'clock. E3 Come early and get the particulars.

3 J. H. Radcliff, Prop. 38: SEX C3 KEY XXX F. R.

Wagner returned Tuesday from Pratt county where he had been trading and working the past five months. We are informed the address of Arthur L. Crookham, the author of a letter concerning 0. P. Fuller which was published in last week's issue of the News as political advertisement is 1301 E.

7 ave, Winfield. Kansas. The new seats arrived for the school Monday and were put down in the primary room Tues. day afternoon. The other will be put in as soon as they can be assembled.

Leland Taylor came in from Garfield, Tuesday, where he had been working in the wheat harvest and thrashing. Mr. and Mrs. B. R.

Day and Mrs. Day's brother, Dan Richardson, of Mitchel, visited at Dexter Saturday, returning to Arkansas City Saturday evening. C. C. Pritchard bought 38 head of cattle from Sen.

E. P. Green, near Arkansas City, last Friday. Ernest and Cleo Treadway, of Burden, spent Saturday night and Sunday with the family of Earl Burrell. J.

B. Radcliff and son, Eslie, Jesse Love, Merle Treadway and W. R. Maurer and son, Chester, were among the Dexterites to attend the wrestling match at Cambridge last Saturday night. J.

R. Day and family spent Saturday night and Sunday, the guests of Lee Lefler, 41-2 miles east of town. Number 29 Es J. A. McDermott Republican Candidate For County Attorney.

To the Voters of Cowley County: I am the Republican nominee for County Attorney, and would greatly appreciate your support at the polls. It is my purpose if elected to use my utmost effort to protect the county and the taxpayers in their many interests, and to see that the criminal laws are enforced to the end that we may have clean towns and a clean county. shall give the taxpayers of Cowley County as economical an administration of the County Attorney's office as it is possible to do and give efficient service. I shall give the county, if elected County Attorney, the best there is in me. It is with such pledges and under such conditions that I ask you to give me your favorable consideration at the polls Tuesday, November 3rd.

Respectfully yours, J. A. McDermott. 1202 East 12th Winfield, Kansas. Obituary William Davis was born in Granger county, March 7 1845 and departed this life Oct.

23rd, 1914, in Cowley county, aged sixty nine years, seven months and sixteen days. On June 10, 1863, volunteered his services as a soldier in defense of his country, joined company Eighth Tenn. Cav. serving until the close of war being honorably discharged. On Nov.

30, 1858 was united in marriage to Miss Melissa Northern, of Tampiaco, Tenn. to which union nine children were born; only two of which are now living; seven of them having preceded him to the Glory World, three of them dying in early childhood, the others having professed a lively hope in the blessed promises of our Lord and giving evidence of accepting him as their Savior. He leaves a wife, two daughters, one brother and a number of grandchildren to mourn his loss. In early manhood he gave his heart to God and united with the Baptist church. In 1869 he moved with his family to Davis county, Ky.

removing from there to Mo. and was there ordained a minister in the Baptist church and served for a number of years as pastor to a number of churches; he also served as associational Missionary for several years. Removing from there to Kansas in 1898 where he was actively engaged in the ministry; but while he was still in work his voice failed him and he was compelled to cease active service in the ministry but his life has been a living example of his faith in God and his love for the cause of Christ. And he will long be mourned as one of Gods children whose place can never be filled. He will be missed as a loving husband, an indulgent father and a kind and obliging neighbor.

0. 0. Day came down from Hutchinson Monday for a short visit with relatives in this community. He reports business pretty good, though a little quitper than usual in that section. Wrestling Match The wrestling match at Cambridge Saturday between Clay Smith of Cambridge, and Jack Ingalls, of Greensburg, Kans.

was not as hotly contested as had been anticipated but was a good bout, Smith winning the first fall in 19 minutes with a head scissor, and the second in one minute with a hammer lock. Mr. Ingalls had sustained an injury lately which forced him to work on the defensive entirely and made it much easier for Mr. Smith to win. The preliminary between Merle Cunningham, of Burden, and Malcom Gardenhire of Cambridge, was fast and furious throughout.

Mr. Cunningham was a little heavier and older than Mr. Gardenhire but the boys were as well matched as it would hardly be possible to get them and they worked all of the time and gave a good exhibition of the sport. Mr. Cunningham won the first fall in 36 minutes by a full Nelson hold and the second in 11 minutes by a head scissor.

A fair crowd was out to see the bouts. Judicial Contest Warm O. P. Fuller is stirring around a good deal in his race with Judge Swarts for the honor of presiding over the district court having made an unusally active campaign. O1 is a pretty good chap and the advertisement may help him in his practice, but he will be a long ways behind when the votes are counted, if Cowley County is anything like Sumner.

The people over here have nothing against Fuller, but they are just simply going to vote for Swarts, because they are satisfied with his work. A strange fact in connection with the race is the fact that every lawyer in Wellington (except those running for office) is supporting Judge Swarts. Rather a neat compliment, considering that for a dozen years they have most of their practice with him. Quite frequently, when lawyers lose cases, they blame the judge but in this case they concede that he has always been fair and they do not care to make any change. -Wellington Daily News October 26, 1914.

work that his health gave way because he was compelled to seek rest, but he has fully regained his health now and his work is done by him with great vigor and exactness. Judge Swarts has the heartiest support of the bar of his district in the manner in which he conducts his court and pushes cases with all the speed which the law will permit. His justness as a judge is recognized by all soberminded men. Judge Swarts should be sought by right-thinking persons to seek the place again. His services to the district are too valuable to lose.

He is just and upright judge. -Winfield Free Press, Jan. 1, 1914. County Secretary R. C.

Toombs County Treasurer J. H. L. G. Wilkins, County Clerk Bryan, Register of Deeds Mills G.

Voris, of Winfield, C. H. Quier and A. L. Skinner of Burden, candidates for Probate Judge and Sheriff, and John A.

Boylan, of Arkansas City, candidate for representative of this district attended the republican meeting at Dexter Monday night. 0. N. Club The O. N.

Club was entertai ed last Saturday night by and Mrs. J. B. Adams whic event also celebrated their 21 wedding anniversary. The eve ing was spent in games of va ious kinds.

A two course lun was served, consisting of san witches, pickles and coffee, ar peaches with whipped cream ar cake. The following guests we present: Messrs. and Mesdam F. B. Radcliff, G.

L. Branso: Frank Sandstrum, L. M. Dulai ey, H. H.

Marsland and Mrs. F. Day. of Fullerton, Neb. pleasant evening was reporter Democratic Meeting The democratic meeting hel at Dexter last Saturday afte noon was pretty well attender The College Glee Club some good quartette music.

TI meeting was addressed by Jol: H. Wagner, candidate for Lie tenant Governor whose remarl were confined principally landing the democratic state a ministration and criticising republicans. There were a nun ber of county candidates pre ent who were loaded for speech but Mr. Wagner consul ed all the time and they did get to demonstrate their orate ical ability and outline their pc cies in County Governmen They will probably hold anoth meeting for the county can dates. Child Poisoned J.

W. Ghram's little girl har narrow escape from serious po oning last Monday evening. ate some tablets which contain some poison and was very SI for a few hours. An was given and the child is almost fully recovered. Brooks-Powers Winfield people have received announcements of the marriage of Miss Edith Brooks, of Portland, Kansas, to Dr.

J. H. Powers of Pueblo, Colorado, which took place Tuesday at Wellington, Kansas. Mrs. Powers graduated from the Winfield Hospital Nurses' Training school a year ago and has been doing special work since.

Dr. Powers was connected with the Winfield hospital, also, for some time until early last spring when he dissolved, partnership with Dr. F. R. Smith and went to John Hopkins university at Baltimore where he took special work in surgery.

He has recently made Pueblo his home and he and his bride left for that place by automobile shortly after the wedding. The best wishes of their many Winfield friends go with Dr. and Mrs. Powers. Free Press.

Our District Judge When the times comes to seek out men for public office next year Cowley and Sunmer counties should not forget the importance which attaches to the position of the judge of the district court. For this position this judicial district has been favored above many others in Kansas in having as presiding judge a man like C. L. Swarts. His service on the bench has shown to his constituents that his scholarship, ability and integrity are beyond demands of the office.

So conscientious has he been in years past, and so heavy has been his Adenoids and Tonsils Removi Last Friday Dr. Hawkins a Mrs. H. E. Clemmons took Ma ta Clemmons to Winfield whe Dr.

Snyder removed her tons and adenoids. The operati was successful but quite serio the child not being able to tal any nourishment since on a count of the throat being so so: and badly swollen. Fell On Nail a I of to C. Little Wayne Lefler, son Mr. and Mrs.

Geo. Lefler ha quite a serious accident la: Tuesday afternoon. While OU playing he fell on a nail whic had been driven into a board the nail head passing throug the skin on his forehead, glanc ing off from his scull bone an passing out again, making difficult to get him loose fron the nail and board. Dr. William: was called, and dressed th wound and he seems to be get ting along very well.

We publish in this issue a statement from Chas. Quier, republican candidate for Probate Judge. Mr. Quier is an old resident 01 Cowley county, is a man of good morals and good business ability, is well qualified for the of fice and should receive the sup port of every republican in thi county. Elmer Sanburn returned Sun day from Garfield, Kansas, where he had been working the.

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