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00stcrn 00tar LVIII OFFICIAL CITY PAPER COLDWATER, COMANCHE COUNTY, KANSAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1941. OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER NO. 5. 00ephew of Mrs. Lockas ,. ,,,[Killed in Accident _-|Y's Father Badly Injured 1When Run Over by a Combine t. /! Roy Lowe of Liberal, Kans., a lolhe:ter f, M 3 H::reelk;:r: f ald his eight year old son, Duane, S i:l wick. :I Mr. Lowe was driving a tractor, J ladling a combine along a road 18 lvlles southwest of Elkhart. Duane Was riding on a fender of the trac- --:t when one wheel dropped into  ahole in the road and he was ,J tllrot off. Mr. Lowe tried to : eaeh the boy and also fell from F: ttie tractor. The combine ran ove er v ! of them and dragged them ,J fW about 50 feet. The tractor left i the road and stalled in a ditch. i| Duane received a broken arm, a broken leg and severe back injur- He died the following day. Mr. LOWe was badly crushed in the hips and an arm and three ribs broken. He is now in a vet- cleans ' hospital in Amarillo, Texas, Where he will probably need to for six months. $2s. Lowe was following the COmbine in a ear, and saw the ac- Cident. Mr. and Mrs. Lockas went tO Liberal last week--she on Wed- nesday and he on Thursday. ' O-O STILL HANDLING CATTLE I have some cattle at all times for Sale. List your cattle with me. ROY MeLAUGHLIN, IK21. Protection, Karts. " O-O' Ilave Teachers as Guests, The Coldwater Lions Club had as their guests at the luncheon on yednesday in the dining room of the l>resbyterian church all of the of the Coldwater schools-- in number. It was a pleasant for all present. This CRIPPLED CHILDREN CLINIC A free diagnostic clinic for crippled children will be held at Dodge City, Kansas, Friday, Sep- tember 12, 1941. The clinic is be- ing sponsored by the Ford County Medical Society and the Kansas Crippled Children Commission. The clinic is for crippled children of southwest KanSas and wilt be held in he basement of the Methodist Church, 721 First Street. It will begin at 9:00 a. m. and continue until 3:00 p. m. The clinic will be conducted by two orthopedic surgeosDr. C. B. Francisco of Kansas City and Dr. F. E. Coffey of Hays. All examinations, advice, and diag- noses are free, these being pro- vided for by the Kansas Crippled Children Law. For further information see your family physician or call or write your county chainan, Ward Butcher, Coldwater. O-O" FUNERAL OF M. L BAXTER A large crowd gathered at the Methodist church in Protection on Thursday afternoon of last week to attend the funeral services for Marble L. Baxter, who died in the A, shland hospital on Tuesday, August 26. He had been in failing health for about a year. Mr. Baxter came to Comanche county in 1885, in the early settl ment days. He homesteaded a place southwest of Protction, and later moved to town. He is survived by Mrs. Baxter, by a daughter, Mrs. T. A. Myers, and a son Lewis Baxter. Baxter. Mr. Baxter was laid to rest in the Protection cemetery. -- Ct-O " A FAMILY GATHERING Last Sunday a number of rela- tives gathered at the A. J. Six home in this city. Those present were: Mrs. John T. Six; Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Six and daughter. Marie; F_A Fleming and fanily, all of Coldwater; Charles Six and son. Donald, grandson, Donald Six More Weddings During the Past Week - o-o-- rs. Owen Osbourn returned evening from a visit in She went Monday of week with her son, Russell Oabourn, of Cimarron. They visit- With relatives in Salida and City most of the time. A Macksville man s going to 'i get into deep trouble if he broad. :::easts more stuff like this: Edison : did not make the first talking achine.--AIaclsville Enterprise. r Max. Min. Rain Thurs., August 28 92 61 .00 i., August 29 96 69 .00 tL, August 30 96 72 .00 StUL, August 31 95 70 .00 ]n., Sept. 1 ...... 100 70 Tr. ues., Sept. 2 .... 98 . 69 .00 Wed., Sept 3 ...... 100 74 .00 ! 0 DAY'S NOTICE . If you have old tractor ] ri.s at my shop, please get of all that are left. ANK HOLIA)WAY A Total of Fourteen Marriages in This County, or of Comanche County Couples During the Past Three Weeks Crawford-W'all. On Sunday afternoon August 31, 1941, at 4 o'clock p. m. a very pretty wedding took place when Miss Evelyn Wall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Wall, was united in marriage at the Wall home in Wilmore with Keith Crawford of Garden City, Karts. Baskets of peach gladioli and asters adorned the improvised altar where the marriage vows were exchanged. Rev. F. R. Pitt- man of the Wilmore Baptist church officiated. The double ring ceremony was read. Preceding the ceremony Miss Sibyl York, cousin of the bride, sang "I Ive You Truly" and "The Sweetest Story gcer Told." Mrs. Lynn {Russel, the groom's sister, played the traditional wed- ding .march. ,The bride was attired in a street length dress Of pecan brown and wore a corsage of pink carnations. She was attended by Mrs. James Williams of Wichita who wore a dress of navy blue  and a corsage of rosebuds. Wallace Wilson of Garden City served the groom as best man. -- Following the ceremony a re. ception was given in the home. Centering ,the dining table was a three-tiered wedding .cake decorat- ed with a miniature bride and Vance-Richardson. A very pretty home wedding took place last Saturday after- noon, August 30, 1941, arc 4 o'clock, at the Roy Richardson home a few miles southeast of Coldwater. when their daughter, Miss Made- line Richardson, becar0e the bride of Jack Vance, son of Mr. and Ms. Coy Vance of Coldwater. The marriage lines were read by Rev. Geo. H. De Boer, the single ring ceremony being used. The vows were spoken in the presence of only the immediate families of the bride and groom. The ,bride's dress was blue, and she wore a corsage of gardenias. The ,maid of honor, Miss Myra Boisseau, wore  dress of brown, and her corsage was of peach gladioli. Merle Richardson, broth- er of bride, acted as best man. Following the ceremony the bride's parents gave a reception to the relatives present. The bride was born in this county and has spent her entire life here. She graduated from Coldwater high school with the class of 1939. The groom has lived here for about 10 years past. He also is a graduate of C. H. S., with the same class as his bride. ,The groom is employed in the Peoples State Bank in Coldwater, and the bride is continuing her groce and flanked on either side work in the A. C, A. office here. with tall pink tapers in crystal The many friends of these holders. Refreshments consiating of brick ice cream, cake and punch were served the guests. The bride was graduated from the Wilmore high ,schooL She at- tended the Venus Beauty School in Wichita and is employed in Miladys Beauty Shop in Garden City. The groom is a graduate of the Garden City high school and at was taken by the club to Led Smith, and Mrs. Sylvia Con- present is employed at the SaLver new members- ,-2' of NeWton, .s.; Mr.' Cleaners. the faculty to our city. and Mrs. Henry Six and daughter, The bride and groom left Sun- day evening for their home in Garden City where the many friends wish them years Of much happiness. ----u--- Doolin-Mark and Grimm.Mark. Last Sunday afternoon, August 31, at four o'clock Judge M. M. Cosby performed a double wed- ding at the court house in this city. Walter C. Doolin and Pearl Lucretia Mark of Protection were one couple and Dallas O. Grimm and Mary Katherine Mark of Pro- tection, were the other. The women are sisters. n n GROCERY CLOSES OUT The Yours & Mine Grocery and Market in this city, which had been mangaed by Oscar Carter for the past eleven years, quit busi- ness last Saturday. Mr. Carter will work in the Anderson grocery for a few weeks until other plans are completed. Quaffs Looking for Hunter. A covey of quail visited Cold- water on Thursday of last week. They lit on the roof of the Brew- er drug store, but failed to find cover there and flew on to green- er pastures. O-- Mrs. Jess Lockert Of Caldwell came to Coldwater the latter part of last week, and on Saturday took Miss Betty Harbaugh to Clearwater, where she will teach in the high scaool. Jack Allderdice and Miss Rose- mary Mulvihill, who had been visiting in Coldwater with Jack's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. All- derdice, returned to Ohicago last Thursday. Work has been begun on 600 feet of curb and gutter on the west and south des of the block containing the school buildings in Coldwater. Ma's. Mary Goetzinger and daughter Grace, of Beaver, Okra., visited in Coldwater last Sunday with Mrs. Goetzinger's daughr, Mrs. Kenneth Blrdong. Hueston Cline and family of Wichita visited With relative in Coldwater last Sunday. Read the Star ads. Telda Ma.e, of Hudson, Kans.; Miss I:tamaris Mac Hagerman of Stafford, Karts.; Mrs. Cola Mc- Donald and Miss Wanda BOgner of Las Animas, Colo.; and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Six of Hutchinson. Kans. Mrs. John SIX is the mother of Charles, Henry and A. J. Six and of Mrs. McDonald. Mrs. Six had been visiting in Coldwater for the past six weeks. She went to Los Animas on Monday with Mr. and Mrs. McDonald. --0-O Mrs. Lloyd Holmes came over from Dodge City last Saturday evening and spent a couple of days visiting with her sisters, Mrs. Winnie Parcel and Mrs. Hazel Brumbaugh, and with her mother-in-ltw, Mrs. S. E. I-Iolmes, here. Mrs. O. M. Poer went to Dodge City Saturday evening to join her family. She had stayed until then working in the office of 13-. J. Herd. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Marley returned Saturday evening from a week of ight seeing in and around Canon City, Salida and Denver, Colo. Foster & Bleecker Salesman, E. I-I. Cutter, Will call during next 10 dys and will sell at the same old prices. Pay Cash and Save. Plymouth Ch00:rr00let I Used Cars Montgomery Ward Tires, Tubes and Batteries. Available for all models of cars, trucks and tractors. Battery. prices, $2.98 and up. J. J. Darroch Motor Co. Coldwater, Kansas young people wish them well as they enter upon life together. mson.Patee. Ralph Hanson and Bonnie Patee, both of Ctarden City, Kans., were married last Monday, September 1, 1941, at the Christion pa2son- age in that city by the pastor, Roy. Pierce. The groom was born in this county and lived here until the family moved to Pawnee Rock, Kans. He returned to Coldwater in 1937 and attended school for two years, graduating with the C. H. S. class of 1939. For the past two years he has attended the Garden City Junior college. He is now taking training in an airplane construction school in Wichita, and he and his wife plan to live in that city. ---o--- Ivenscroft-lvenscroft. Lennis W. Ravenscroft and Kathryn C. ,Ravenscroft of An- thony were mrried in Coldwater by Probate Judge M. M. Cosby at hi office last Saturday, August 30. This was a re-marriage. NEW WELFARE DIRECTOR On Monday of this week Mrs. Nellie G. Cossman became Direc- tor of Social Welfare in C6manche county. Mrs. Cossman came to ts county from Abilene, where she had been working during the past two years in welfare work in Dickinson county. Previous to that time she spent two years in Pratt county and three years in Hodge- man county in welfare work. Mrs. Cosmnan's husband, Fred Cossman, is a farmer in Iodge- man county. He is a cousin of" Floyd N. Cossman, Ashland at- torney. Mrs. Cossman and two sons, Fred Jr., age 14, and Don- ald, age 12, have moved into the house formerly owned by Mrs, Wm. Brumbaugh. Miss June Blount returned last Saturday from a Dodge City hos- pital where she had undergone an appendix operation. She asks us to express through 'the Star her appreciation for the cards and flowers sent her by friends here, while she was in the hospital. Frank Holloway, commander of the Coldwater American Legion post, went to Topeka to attend the state Legion convention held there ,'the first of this week. His son, EdWin, "acccawpanied him on the trip. Tom Curry who lives in Los Angeles, Calif., was in Coldwater one day last week, while on the way to the Lookout neighborhood to visit his father. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Osbourn are receiving a visit this week from Mrs. Os' sister, Mrs. Alice Ammon, of Alva, Okla. VOLUNTEER TOMATO PATCH One of the largest tomato patch- es in Coldwater was not planned nor were the plants set out by hand. Last spring some soil was hauled from the sewage disposal plant to fill in at the city park. Water from the swimming pool at the park is used to water the trees near where the dirt was hauled, and it was discovered that hundreds of tomato plant, s had come up from seed there, Each time the trees have been watered the tomatoes have received plenty of moisture, with the result that the vines flourished. Almost every variety of tomato can be found in the patch. There are large ones and small ones, round ones and flat ones, red tomatoes and yellow tomatoes, Many bushels of them have been picked at the patch. O -(3" PUBLIC HEALTH NEWS Diphtheria---Smallpox. These two di, seases are con- tagous but can be prevented. Dr. Shelley and Dr. Wright of Cold- water now have materials from the State Board of ,Health and will give them at any time. Diphtheria toxoid is given in two doses a week apart. Smallpox vaccination is given with the first dose of the diphtheria toxoid and observed by the doctor at the time of giving the second "dose of toxold. Children from he age of six aaonths to adults of any age may take these. The cost is very low--that is fifty cents (50c) a dose. The Crippled Ciildren Com- mission will hold a free diagnostic clinic at Dodge City on Septem- ber 12 in the basement of the Methodist church. RUTH BOTTS, Public Health Nurse. SHOPPE LOUISE MOVED Mrs. Louise Birdsong moved her stock of ladings ' ready-to-wear the first of this week from a room in the Kurz building to a larger room next door in the same build- ing. O-G NOTICE The Writers Club will meet with .M. A. L. Parsons, Friday, Sep- tember 12, at 2:30 p. m., for the first meeting of the new year. --O-O Mrs. Paul Beitler returned last Monday from a two weeks' trip to California, She visited in Los Angeles with her caughter, Mrs, Ruby Buckley, and in Fullerton with a sister, Mrs. Lloyd Batch- man. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alkler- dice Jr. and daughters started last Monday on their return to Chi- cago after spending their vaca- tion in Coldwater at the home of Charles' parents, Mr. and Mrs. C, E. Allderdice. Frank Kimple Jr. and faanily of Conway Springs were visitors at the Frank A. Kimple home Sunday, August 24. Mary Mar- garet returned with them to Derby, Kans., where she will teach school. Dick Willard spert the week end visiting h, is parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Willard, and friends. He returned to Wichita Monday day morning. He works in the Beecheraft airplane factory. M. E. Haun went to Lberal last Sunday to bring home Mrs. I-Iaun and their sons, Gale and Gary, who had spent a week visiting with relatives and friends in that city. John Pdchard Hilt Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hilt of Cold- water, has been notified by the Kansas Crippled Children Com- mission to enter Wesley hospital in Wichita for treatment. Renous Allen, who had been clerking at the Allderdice store, is now working in the Kopke groc- ery. Renous' place has been taken at Allderdice's by Raymond Cline, who was employed by the Demuth Ice Co. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Taylor and son, Max, can out Saturday morning from their hme at Ft. Scott, Kans., and spent the week end and Monday at the Oscar Taylor home. hey were ac. oompanied by a young man, a friend of Melvin, from Ft. Scott. Total Enrollment Up In Coldwater Schools Seven Less Students in the Four Upper Grades This Year School began in the Coldwater district last Monday with a total enrollment of 386. The enrollment by grades was as 2ollows: Kindergarten: 14 girls, 7 hays, total 21, same total as last year. Frst grade: 14 girls, 10 boys, 24. Last yea 25, Second grade: 7 girls, 11 boy total 18. Last year, 28. Third grade: 17 girls, 12 boys, total 29. Last year, 21. Fourth grade: I0 girls, II boys, total 21. Last year, 25. Fifth grade, 10 girls, 17 boys, total 27. Last year, 26. Sixth grade: 14 girls, 12 boYb total 26. Last year, 32. Seventh grade: 17 girls, 17 `boys, total 34. grade: 9 girls, 19 bo.s, total 28. Ninth grade, 20 girls, 18 boys, total 38. rrenth grade: 20 girls, 20 boys, total 40. Eleventh grade: 19 girls, 24 boys, total 43. Twelfth grade: 15 girls, 20 boys, total 35. Post graduates, 2. Grand total, 386. The enrollment in the six upper grades this year totaled 220. Last year the total was 212, but in the four upper grades the enmltment this year is only 156, compared with 163 last year. O-O NEW PASTOR COMING Dwight E. Lewis of Wllseyo Kans., has been chosen as pastor of the ColdwatCsr Christian chttr and will move to this city about September 10. Mr. Lewis has been pastor at Fowler, Syracu, se, and other cities in this state. Mt and Mrs. Lewis have two children, Phyllis, age 11, and Lyrm, age nirm. -o-- The editor of the Wilson, sas, World says he and ClureJll have one thing in common, stool ed shoulders. Churchill's :being from the affairs of state, the editor's from the state of affairs. i I CASH MAneT PmCes Top cash price for produce and wheat In Coldwater Thursday afternoon were: W4eat .......................................... 97c Heavy Hens ................................ 14o Light Hens .................................. 11c Heavy Springs ............................ 13C Light Springs .......................... 11e Roosters ................................... 6 Eggs ............................................ 2Ae Cream ........................................ 34O No. 2 Cream ............................ 31c Hides .......................................... 7e Public Sale As we are moving to Wichita, we will sell our fmiture at public auction at the former Aitken Lum- ber Co, office in CoIdwater on Saturday, Sept. 6 beginning at 4:00 p. m. Blue Divan and Chair Occasional Chair Upholstered in Gold Coffee Table Twin End Tables Dresser Bed Cotton Mattress Two Sets of Springs Three Piece Bedroom Suite Innerspring Mattress Dinette Set Gas Kitchen Stove Apartment Size Two Bathroom Heaters TERMS: CASH All this furniture was bought new less than two years ago, and is in perfect condition. Virgil Mdntyre