A good horse blanket for 65cts. Where? At J. L. Evans.
The Misses Cortners are at home from Quenemo.
Auction at the Furniture Store next Monday at 10 A.M.
C. W. Baxter has made several shipments of game to Chicago recently.
Mr. Jesse B. T. Nichols made a business trip to Lyndon and return Monday.
E. O. Williams received a car load of shelled corn from the west last Monday, and has been busy hauling it home to feed.
A good crowd attended the sale of Mrs. Stowels last Saturday, and fair prices were received for most everything.
George Hastings, of Topeka, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Robt. Childers.
Please call and settle your account at once. MANSON & CO.
Prof. Hicks and the weather bureau seem to have a perfect understanding with each others.
Dr. Manley, of Waverly, cousin of J. L. Evans, attended quarterly meeting here last Sunday.
A. E. Walton, who has been clerking in a grocery store at Kansas City, is at home for a vacation.
Frank McGinnis, of Burlington, is assisting J. L. Evans through with a rush of work in his harness shop.
Whildin & Tuller have placed a hundred head of cattle in their pasture south of town for feeding.
The moderation in the weather the last few days have caused farmers to overhaul their plows preparatory to spring work.
The A.T. & S.F.R.R. Co. reduced their force on the road again, last week, one man off of every section on this branch.
Mr. J. Griffiths has our thanks for two silver dollars subscription for himself and J. R. who is at work at his trade in Phoenix, Arizona.
N. G. Elder and B. F. Johnson made a business trip to Hartford and return yesterday. They report a swooping down of the authorities on the smart alecks who have been violating the liquor law in that town, just for the fun of outwitting the officers of the law. It will probably not be so funny for them before they get through with it.
The LeRoy Reporter is agitating the question of the county asking and receiving interest on its deposits. As this matter rest with the reform board of supervisors now in control of the matter, the tax-payers will anxiously look for and expect this move in their interests. You can get a fair rate of interest--will you do it.
M. M. Bush, of Blaine township, completed his threshing last week. Off of 225 acres he secured 2,817 bushels of wheat and 1,356 bushels of barley. As an example of what one man can accomplish, we might add that Mr. Bush put in his crop without any assistance whatever, uwing only three horses.--Lane County Herald.
C. W. Ransom's writing school at Arvonia is reported a grand success, with 27 scholars. They meet at the school house Tuesday and Friday evening each week. He will open another school at Barclay, Feb. 1st, with the promise of twenty scholars. Charley is a master of the art of plain and fancy penmanship, as he has abundantly proved by his master pieces of work.
The county printing dispute is in the courts, with the Republican on top, as far as heard from. Without knowing what the law is or what the custom has been, we should think that the new board would have a right to let the contract covering their own term of office. We have no pecuniary interest in the affair, however, but think that Bowman's $1,000 test out to satisfy the pig, and only throw out this feeler on the principle of "give the devil his due."
E. Foote, the Hartford Singer Sewing Machine Co.'s man, was in a few minutes last Saturday morning while waiting for J. L. Evans to repair a broken tug to his harness. Mr. Foote has been assigned to Burlington as his head quarters and took charge of the company's interest in that district last Monday. He will have three teams on the road, and says that he shall pattern after Gen. Pope by having his "headquarters in the saddle."
W. J. Bazil returned from Ottawa Wednesday.
They have a literary each week in district 44.
J. F. Kelley made a trip to Lyndon and return one day this week.
Mayor Davis made a business trip to Waverly and return, Tuesday.
Frank Colwell and wife, of Baldwin are visiting their parents in this city.
Mrs. Whildin is enjoying a visit from her sister, Mrs. Doster of Ottawa.
Not at cost--but below cost--Horse Blankets, at J. L. Evans.
Mrs. Dix, mother of Sam Dix, is quite ill at her home in South Lebo.
We must have the amount you are owing us at once. Manson & Co.
Wm. Glacken and wife spent Wednesday at Hartford, their old home.
J. Jos. Jones and Thos. Griffiths, of Arvonia, made a trip to Emporia Wednesday.
Roberts & Jones and Griff Jones shipped a car of hogs to K. C. Monday night.
Dr. Roup was enjoying a visit this week from an old friend and business partner, whose name we did not learn.
Wm. A Rulison started Tuesday to visit his mother at Burlingame and will take in Kansas City and Topeka before his return.
H. H. Middlebusher, who has been confined to the house for about a month with sickness was able to be out on the streets again last Tuesday.
The state of Kansas will be 31 years old to morrow, and the occasion will be duly celebrated by the Public Schools. Exercise in the M. E. church, commencing at 3 P.M.
Warren Hoar and wife, of Hall's Summit, were in attendace at Quarterly meeing here last Sunday and Monday. They were the guests of Mr. George Davis and family.
The city of Lebo is about to close a bargain with the Town lot company for 12 acres of ground west of the city taking in the pond, for a park. This is a move in the right direction.
A large number of drifts are being started in the coal banks north of town and the coal, it is said is gotten more easily and consequently with more profit to the miner than by the process of stripping.
W. H. Arnold is able to be on our streets again after quite a siege of sickness. We are indebted to him for subscription favors, a pleasant call and a refreshing interchange of thought on living problems. Thanks for all.
Niclas Ddu and Hwntw, a couple of our valued correspondents, who have "crossed pens" in prose and poetry in the columns of the ENTERPRISE, were welcome visitor one day this week. This was a case where "Welch met Welch," an event of far more significance in literary lore than the historical one of where "Greek met Greek."
We have made arrangements with the branh house in K. C. to print a series of twelve articles giving full instructions in short-hand writing, now coming so much in use among all classes of business and professional men. These lessons will be sufficient for any scholar who will take the pains to try to learn the accomplishment without further instruction. The articles will commence in two or three weeks, and we would like to see as many as can take advantage of the opportunity for instructions and amusement.
Grandpa Blue, of South Lebo, was made happy last Sturday by the assembling at his house of the boys, John and Jim, and their families, and a few other kinds friends, to celebrate his 73d birthday. About 15 or 20 in all were present, bringing presents of various kinds and value, including flowers and boquets, to attest the love and esteem in which he is held by those present and in fact all who have the pleasure of his acquaintance. A bountiful repast was spread, a general good time was had, and none enjoyed it more than he. May his joys increase as the years go by, and his countenance continue to reflect that peace and contentment begotten only of the consciousness of a life well spent, is the wish of all.
Coal oil 15 cts. at
Lessons in shorthand.
Mrs. John S. Jones has gone on a visit to Emporia.
Lebo merchants report a big trade last Friday and Saturday.
Quite a number of strange faces about town nowadays.
Mrs. Fred Copeland made a short visit to Olivet Tuesday.
Geo. Reid has shipped in a car load or corn for his own use.
Lyman Elder, of Olivet, brother of N. G., was on our streets to-day.
Rev. D. Todd Jones was making pastoral calls in Lebo last Friday.
Miss Laura Evans visited in the coutry a couple of days this week.
A. M. Blair & Co. received another car load of flour this week.
A case of diptheria is reported in the family of Mr. Wilhoite.
J. L. Evans made a business trip to Burlington and return the other day.
J. H. Peters, our new county surveyor, is doing a job of work for the city west of town.
Attention is called to the advertisement of sale of David Moses, in another place.
A little son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilhoite, living east of town, is quite sick with diptheria.
W. E. Samuel and Joseph Challand went to Emporia to-day on a business trip.
Mr. Jacob O. Jones, of Emporia, called on W. E. Samuel last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Johnson are enjoying a visit from Mrs. J.'s nephew Mr. Horace Lane, of Indianapolis, Ind.
Dr. Lusk was driving his young blooded flyer the other day. He's a gamey little piece of horseflesh and a genuine delight to a horse fancier.
Mrs. Saul Hunt, living about four miles south east, left for Illinois Wednesday to visit her parents--her father being quite ill.
Mrs. J. A. Dailey returned Monday from a visit to Mr. D. at Ottawa. We were sorry to learn that Mr. D. was about to loose the sight of his right eye. He goes to Topeka for treatment by a specialist, and it is to be hoped he may recover entirely.
Hugh F. Jones has sold his resident property just west of the M. E. church to Lawson Thomas. Mr. Jones will move on his farm recently purchased from David Moses, and Lawson will _________, _______, well maybe we had better not tell.
An appropriation has been passed by the House of Representatives to cover the cost of allotment of the Indian lands in the strip to the tribes entitled to allotments, and it is thought the territory will be thrown open to settlement by April 1st.
Gomer Jones stopped off at this place over Sunday, being on his way after some cattle up in the western part of the state. He has heretofore been such a fimiliar figure on our streets it seems odd to be without him, Gomer has hosts of friends here who wish him unbounded success.
The ENTERPRISE sanctum is now equipped with a bran splinter new No. 10, 6 shot, silver escapement, breech loading, backward firing, stem winding, Winchester shot gun. It was purchased for the purpose of affording a little innocent recreation for the editor, and is loaded for advance agents, dead beats, and scabs who haven't got sense enough to know it is to their own interests to patronize home institutions.
Penfield Lodge I.O.O.F. No. 116 held their installation exercises last Thursday night, having a supper and lecture by Rev. J. R. Ramsey, of this city, on the program. N. G. Elder, J. H. Rice, B. F. Johnson, J. M. Manson, R. C. Smith and Rev.Ramsey and brother went from here, and a goodly number from Melvern were in attendance. They boys got home about 1 o'clock next morning, and report it as being a grand success financialy and otherwise.