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The Sumner County Star from Wellington, Kansas (2024)

4 LOCAL NEWS WILL PUT BACK THE HUMS CAPTAINS SEE HORSE RAGES TROUBLE III THEIRORK Trouble Brewing at Henryetta. Guthrie, Dec. 27. Telephone messages from Henryetta to the State Capi From Friday LaUy MaiL D. B.

Miller was over While the Fleet is in Harbour Officers from Ox for issourt Pacific Will not Wait to be'. it i i lour miles from this city arid citizens Compelled by Commissioners to Ke- store the Train Seice They Discontinued Governor Haskell states he has most disquieting reports from Henryetta, today on business. T. U. Andrews of Belie Plaine was a liusinessviit'jr in the city inlay.

Bert Hollingsworth of Daiton is a business visitor in the city today. The offices in the new addition to the private Topeka, Dee. 27. 'In a mes- nm that two companies of National sage received here tonight. Senator B.

guards are being in to i move to that town at anv moment. He P. Waggener, who is in St. is waiting wired request from the mayor for help which telephone communication leads him to believe will come at once. Military companies at Chandler and Oklahoma City i re in readiness to move.

Armed guards- art? patroling Henryetta streets and couries are out endeavoring to locate an armed body of negroes who were last reported four miles from the town. The Governor expects to remain in his office most of the night so that he may be in with the situation. Prisoners Refuse to Work From Friday Dally Mall. Yesterday when Al Barr went to the s-ounty jail to take the fve tity prisoners out to work on the streets, he found those gentlemen of leisure firmly set in the determination r.ot to degrade themselves by working on the city waterworks ditch. One-of them, who was the ring leader, said that he had never found it necessary to work and he did not propose to change Lis mode of 'living this in, life.

He said he meant to spend the winter in jail where it is warm. The other four were algo loud in giving their opinions of people in general who work and especially the city authorities. Barr came up town and reported the condition of affairs to City Marshal Shawver, who went to the jail with blood in hi3 eye. Wrhen he got there he found three of the hoboes somewhat weakened in their stand but the other two stood their ground and said they would starve before they would work. They were put in separate cells and will subsist on dry bread and water until they decide to be good and work like the rest of poof humanity.

The three men went to work at noon yesterday and are not liable to cause the authorities any trouble. All these men have been picked up by the police as drunks. They have been employed at the railroad grading camp3 east of the city. Santa Fe depot will be ready for occupancy by January 1. C.

F. Kern and 12. F. Shipp were business visitors the city (oiay from Seventy-six township. 1 Ralph Faurot passed through the city today on his way back to Harper from South Haven, where he spent Christmas with home folks.

The quarentine on the home of Lee Hoffman, foreman in the Mail office, will be lifted tomorrow by order of the health authorities. W. P. Hackney of Winfield and E. T.

Hackney of this city have hung out their shingle at Caldwell and will con duct a branch office at that place. The case of the state against Walter Thompson of Argonia, charged with violating the prohibitory law, was continued in Justice Garver's court today until January 3. states that the eight Missouri Pacific passenger trains which wercr recently abolished in Kansas "will be voluntarily restored on January 5. This means that the complaint of the board and the threatened suit to forfeit the Mis-sauri Pacifk' charter in Kansas will be dropped. The trains were abolished because the Missouri Pacific said that if found the 2-cent passenger fare confiscatory and that it was impossible to further operate them, except at a loss.

They included several on the Central Branch and the long run from Topeka to Fort Scott. Immediately people living en route presented petitions asking the board of railroad commissioners to act, the board had its attorney file a complaint, and prepare to forfeit the Missouri Pacific's charter. Senator Waggener went to Louis last Sunday to confer with, the officials there with, evident success. Demo-cratic Leaders in Congress are at Out and a Serious Breech Exists Washington, Dec, 26. A series breach has been created in the Democratic party by the personal en-3 mnter between Representative John Siarp Williams, the minority leader, a ad Representative De Armond of Missouri on the floor of the House several days ago.

It will lessen the chances of ie election of a Democratic president, as both Williams and De Armond have a. strong following in the House and party. During the present session oi Congress it will he necessary forboth the Seoublicans and Democrats to make the material to be used during the next iiational and congressional campaigns. William Jennings Bryan was in Wash ington when Congress convened and he liid a number of conferences with Williams, De other Democrats and plans for the conduct of the campaign were discussed and agreed upon. "Harmony" was to be the watchword and John Sharp Williams, who has been bitterly opposed to the nomi-aition of Bryan, buried hia personal opinions in return for Bryan's support In the contest for minority leader and promised to give Bryan his loyal support for the nomination and to co-operate with De Armond in providing campaign material to be used in attackirg the Republicans.

But the fisticuff between the two Seaders has upset all these plans and during the session they wili be working at cross purposes. Efforts have been anule to adjust the trouble, but withoutsuccess, both the belligerents refusing to be friends, placing he blame lev the trouble on each other. Enjoy Themselves at the Races. Pert of Spain Dec. 2M.

Th captains of the American battleships and; staffs were entertained a4- luncheon today by Sir Henry Moore Jackson, governor of Trinidad, and later were the guests of the governor; at ithd horse races. The weather was ideal and the race course was thronged with officers and men of the fleet, together with the holiday crowd from the city. American horses carried off. the honors, being winners in.nearly all the races, and the visitors gave themselves over to applauding these victories in an appropriate manrcr. Owing to the fact that the ships will have finished coaling by tomorrow noon thousands of the blue jackets' will be given ehore leave.

Most of them undoubtedly will find their way to the race track, where the contests have been more than ordinarily exciting. The tender Yankton, of the auxiliary division, having taken on supplies today, will leave for Rio Janeiro tomorrow in advaric -rof the fleet. The collier Marcellus, which arrived here "December lBifrom League Island navy yard, will start on her return trip tomorrow. A Birthday Party. From Friday's Dally Mail.

Miss Dorothy Owens gave a birthday party yesterday, being twelve years old. Everything was done by the dozen. Twelve numbered the party; twelve bisque cupids were placed on the table, which was tastily decorated in red; twelve German place cards accompanied the'eupids. These two latter were procured by Mrs. Owens during her sojourn in Europe.

Many juvenile games were played and each child's future was vividly pictured by the enchanting fortuneteller who appeared quite mysteriously during the evening. The refreshments, which were' served at the right moment, lightened the hearts of and pleased all the guests. The invited guests: Misses Gwendo They Worked After All. From Saturday's Daily Ua.lL The two prisoners who refused to work on the city ditch yesterday changed their minds after a day of solitary confinement. The fare of bread and water got rather monotonous after the first meal and the gentlemen asked permission to work their fine out eo that they can get away from a town where blue blood is not appreciated.

They were taken out of the jail under heavy guard this morning and will worked each day until their fine 3 are. paid in full. All hoboes hate wxrk and if this town can get the name of being a hard one on ns tramp visitors it wili be so much better for the community- Major Harrelson has left for Chick-asha to resume his duties in the Ams-den lumber yard. Mrs.1 Harrelson has gore on to Wichita for a short visit with friends there. District Clerk W.

W. Welter was called, to Oxford last night by the ill- Byron Sees the City Belle Plaine News It has been some time since we have been to Wellington and as Friday of tast week was a likely day Mrs. Cain and the News man went down. Going we noticed the big change ness of his brother, Frank, the Oxford in the grade the Santa Fe has made postmaster and editor. Frank had over Cicero hill and into Wellington.

Barely two miles of the old road bed will be used south of the river. Arriving in Wellington we could not help but notice the great changes which Thank The Wellington Board of Associated Charities desires to thank the good pep pie of Wellington for their generous response to the appeal for donations for Christmas dinners'. We thank the churches for their loyal support in every way, the mills for donations of flour, the merchants for donations of provisions and the many individuals who helped add to the Christmas cheer. Thanks are also extended to the various newspapers of the city for their kindly interest and co-operation. Thirty-eight families were each supplied with the substantial and delica cies of a complete Christmas dinner.

By all working together the Christmas of 1907 was made a good one to have took place in that city. The new Belle Plaine News: Taylor Short returned last week from Bay City, Texas, whe.re he and his brother Ira have been threshing rice. He says Ira returned as far as Quannah, where he and his family are holding down a He reports the heavy rainfall in Texas very damaging to the rice crop. Many planters will be almost completely ruined. He brought a lemon with him that weighed 1 lbs.

Its a buster. Harvey house at thej" depot attracted our eye at once. We saw too the big building being put up by the Stewart estate is rapidly assuming shape and has already been advanced far enough to enable us to see that it will be the finest building in the city. The new city building is rapidly growing to completion and will be worthy of the serious attack of acute indigestion. The sheriff of Garfield county, Oklahoma, came up last night and took Alva Neff back, with him.

Neff was arrested here and must answer to a charge of grand larceny. He used to live in Wellington. Capt. and Mrs. F.

Gilmore received as a Christmas present i'rom their daughter, Mrs. T. C. Cairns, of Birmingham, Alabama, a large picture containing several different poses of the three Cairns children. The picture is a very pretty one and the Captain is very- proud of his grandchildren.

Kent Kise came down from Belle Plaine this morning. Kent has received word from the New York house by whom he has been employed, that owing to the decrease in demand for electrical goods they have suspendedbusiness, until the market improves. He hopes to be able to resume, work in a few wreeks. Teachers Association Closes. From Saturday' Dally Mall The annual meeting ot' the state teachers association closed at Topeka last night.

The attendance' of the meetinc: was the lowest it has been in jears. The decrease has been attributed to tha anti-pass lavs winch have gone into ffect during the last year. J. E. Boyer, county superintendent of Kingman cdunty.

was elected president of th association for 1908. Prof. E. G. Kelley of the high school was selected as a member of the auditing committee.

line and Edith Milbank, Mary Myers, Kathrina Engle, Mildred Schwinn, Helen Finch, Blanche Lingenfelter, many. admiration of every citizen of our county seat. The I. O. O.

F. lodge THE BOARD. Ruth Winger, Fay Faulders, Catherine Barbour, Marjorie Herrig. Caldwell Advance: A letter from Roy Macdonald informs us he will take full charge of the Cordell Beacon the first of the year. With all due respect for Mr.

Burnetto, the owner, we will say that in placing Roy in the editorial chair, he will give the Beacon such a boost as it has not enjoyed for a long time. Mrs. Henry Donahue returned this morning to her home at Herington after a week's visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.

J. Hackney, has put up a neat two story building and of course the Antlers hotel is the pride of the city. We don't like that name but as it was none of our doing3 it is not for us to find fault. Miss Grace Loper, deputy county clerk, has finished attaching the penalties to the 1907 tax roll. The University of Kansas has for distribution several hundred souvenir phamplets containing a larg number of pictures of the University campus; equipment and buildings.

These will be mailed with out charge to any citizen of the state requesting the same. L. B. Warlow has sold his merchandise to Thomas Evans. Mr.

Evans will occupy the same building, on North Washington. Mr. Evans has had experience as a dispenser of eatables and will use the same in praising the class of the old firm. Agnew Roy Carrington and Theodo the in are making 'an extended visit Peerless Princess. 3 -S i 1 5 Mill fH 1 fll cm tj-- Xm LJ fu -i i ilf ml i I' Li Li Li -1 us, ii'U LID This sacrifice is made to close out the entire line and you are to get the benefit of the unmatchable bargain prices -jr We have on hand 85 Ladies', Misses and Ghildrens new up-to-date cloaks, all latest models, which we'll close out at O.OOOOOOQOOOO(DOO.OOOOOOO OP S3oooooooeooooooo0o ft.

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SPECIAL NO. 2 Extra heavy 12-4, twill back, extra heavy, fleeced cottonf SPECIAL NO. 1 Large 11-4' size Cotton Blankets in gray, extra heavy- Ot i weierht, beautiful borders, regular $1.50 values for ulal 5C DianKer, iancy Doraers, gray ana tan, values ior Olgii Hundreds of items will be sold throughout our entire stock at Half Price and Less Than Half. Come to this store during this sale and you will be delighted with events mirMirw i lm fLj-imj iwm l.i mi bwu m-mmmm-m--mm-m--mmmmmmmmmm--mmmmm-m-mmmmmmmmmmm. 1 'i Si i Is I i uj i li Ll Crx li if 1 1 i V' Ml I 3 JJ 3 4 1 iJ 5 ooooooooooooooooooooooooocoooooooobooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooococo.

The Sumner County Star from Wellington, Kansas (2024)

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Wellington is at 37°16′2″N 97°24′0″W (37.267289, -97.400061). at an elevation of 1230 feet. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 8.50 square miles (22.01 km2). Of that, 7.61 square miles (19.71 km2) is land and 0.89 square miles (2.31 km2) is water.

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The county is made up of eight cities, including Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, Millersville, Mitchellville, Portland, Westmoreland, and White House. Sumner County is 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Nashville, Tennessee.

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Portland is a city in Sumner and Robertson counties in Tennessee.

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Sumner County was founded in 1871, and was named for Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner. Senator Sumner was most famous for being severely beaten for his beliefs. The county struggled in it's early days. Indian territory was just to the south, and there were no railroads or immigration companies in the county.

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