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The Dog saves his surplus wealth
(represented by bones) by burying it.
The lowest man considers himself
above the dog in intelligence, but
how many men lay away a small part
of their incomes against a hungry
We've a place for your name on
"The Bank on Which You Can Always Bank."
Denton-Coleman Loan and Title Co.
FARM LOANS and ABSTRACTS
GRAIN IS HIGH
Mr. Farmer, can you afford to have a crop failure
with all kinds of grain so high? For the first time, you
can NOW buy an insurance policy covering your corn,
oats, wheat, etc., against loss by drought, floods, insects,
disease, ets., and this policy is backed by the "Old Re
liable" Hartford Fire Insurance Company. The cost is
ery moderate. DONT TAKE THE CHANCE, when
odds are against you.
Call, phone or write,
GAINES it HUPP, Agents
Hartford Fire Insurance Co.
Office in Peoples Bank Building Phone 33
The Walton Trust Company
Welcome and appreciates your accounts. Its extensive clientele,
developed dining more than 40 years of consistent, considerate ser
vice, to splendid endorsement of the agreeable and satisfactory rela
tions maintained with patrons.
Let yew money
of 4 per east per
while yon sleep. We pay
on Aime awpunaw
Interest at the
THIKTY YEARS AGO.
July a, 1890;
Sheriff Ewin has appointed as
deputies W. n. Kumans, constable 01
Osage township, and C. J. McDonald
n( tliic nitv lfff Sp urfll liuvi
charge of the jail and board the pris
The Chief is the name of a new
paper started" at Amoret last week by
R. J. Tnckett.
Mrs. S. M. Brown, wife of Rev. S.
M. Brown, presented her husband
with a fine baby boy Monday.
jo years ago the thermometer
stood at 96 1-2 in the shade in Butler.
Lewis A. Webb and Mrs. Annie
Hood were united in marriage Mon
day evening by iisquire JNewsome.
Mrs. Tucker, the wife of H. L.
Tucker, of Waverly, joined her hus
band in this city last week. Mr,
Tucker is the gentleman who recent
ly purchased the J. G. Walker drug
At a meeting of Bates Lodge No.
180. Monday night, the following ot
ficers were elected: W. W. Ross, N.
G.; Charlie Scott, V. G.; J. W. Reis
ner, Sec y.; S. F. Warnock, treasurer.
An exciting race took place at the
race track Saturday evening between
Sorrell jrank, owned by C a. Lewis,
and a three year old colt owned by
Henry Kaune. Hie race, a halt mile
dash, was won by the Kaune colt.
Passenger train No. 302, north
bound, and due in this city at 3:15
p. m,, met with a bad accident about
five miles this side of Nevada Satur
day last. The train was running
about thirty miles an hour when the
rail spread and the train waS thrown
in the ditch, twenty-nine being more
or less seriously hurt. . Among those
e ri .1 I. ; 1
iron, miner wno receivea injuries
were Miss Minnie McFarland, A. B.
Walker and I. D. Burner. The two
latter were only slightly hurt, but
Miss Mcrarlatul was more unfortun
ate and is now confined to her room
af tli c Rockwood hotel at Nevada. ,
It- I ... fcm c 110 Unt- Will
Uewecse was presented witn a tun
buy yesterday. . '
Thursday at high noon by Rev. A
V. Francis officiating, Mr. C. ii.
liryant and Miss.LH.lie Lamb were
united in marriage,, The happy
couple are now at home on the line
tarm 01 the bride, southeast ot town.
318 Women Delegates at Frisco
San Francisio, Cal., June 26. With
the compilation of the full roll, show-
ng the extent ot their participation
n the national convention, Demo
cratic women felt today that they had
power ant equal responsibility with
ample reason to crow over their Re
publican sisters. Aot only has-the
.National Committee agreed to give
them equal representation, euuat
power and equal responsibility With
men, an agreement that probably will
be Ratified by the convention without
serious opposition, but the conven-
feminine representation. In contrast
to the handful of women mustered at
Chicago as delegates and alternates
at the late Republican conclave, there
will be here, according to the -National
Committee's list, 41 delegates
at large, 63 district delegates, 39 al
ternates at large and 165 district al
ternates, a total of 308. Attention is
called by the women themselves to
the character as well as the numeri
cal strength of their representation.
Many of the delegates and alternates
have attained national reputations
through social, educational or club
work, and others are fast making
themselves known in their own
WX IMYITK YOUR PATRONAGE
Capital and Surplus over - - 9400,000.00
Do It Now!
Never put off until to-morrow
Insure your Ufa today
You know It!
W. L. COONROD. Diet. Mgr. for
ILLINOIS LIFE INSURANCE CO.
. . "The Greatest Illinois Cetnpany"
fee. 306 lLJIlch Si-
Return the Lowden Checks.
Mount Vernon, 111., June 26. Nat
Goldstein and kobert T. Moore, Mis
souri delegates to the Republican na
tional convention, have returned the
$2,500 each of them received to "stir
up Lowden sentiment in Missouri.
L. Li kmmerson, Lowden s cam
paign manager, made a statement last
night saymg that he had received
checks from Goldstein and Moore,
"two or thrte days ago." He refused
to say who had turned the checks
over to him. Emmerson said he did
not care to say anything further than
that he received the money and con
sidered the incident closed.
In their testimony before the sen
ate investigating committee Gold
stein and Moore admitted receiving
the money and said that they would
return it if Governor Lowden failed
to get the nomination.
Railroad officials intimate that car
shortage is not the only, or the prin
cipal reason for the present slow
freight movement, but inability on
the part of the railroads to employ
competent labor to handle their
A Tmmmrrmw AMghi
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TRAVIS DRUQ HERC. CO.
In three years. Now, before the harvest is over, is your chance to get your FORD. For as soon as
the wheat and oats begin to cash m you will have the same long wait to get a Ford. Phone,
write or come at.once. We can make immediate deliveries for a short time. Owing to the crop
failures of last year in some parts of the United States it is impossible for some agents, to move
their allotment of Ford cars, and we have a chance to get a few extra cars. Dont put this off, but
get busy now, tomorrow may be too late. - t , . .
Also the FORDSON TRACTOR for immediate delivery. The season is here; never has
there been a time when we could supply the demand in July, August and September. Why not
place your order now and get ahead of the fellow who does not look ahead? At present we can
get the tractors. If we get orders now we can place the orders with the factory and get the tractors
in before the other customer realises he needs oneet your ground plowed early; the eatra yield
of wheat will pay for the tractor. You know the Wly plowing gets the crop, and yon can't da It
with horses, it will be too hot Stop and consider this and you will agree with us. We must have
the orders to get the tractors. We also have all the tractor equipment, such aa Plows, disc Plows,
cultipackers, disc harrows, seeders, binder hitches and tractor oa, the best made, the oil nine tenths
of the factories use. If it is good for them it'la good for you.
USED CARS We have on hand some used Ford cars, Ford trucks, and Fordson Tractors
taken in on new ones: " .
One 10,14 model 5-passenger Ford, overhauled .$175.00
One 1918 model 5-passenger Ford, a bargain . 350.00
One 1918 model 5-passenger Ford, good condition ae&oo
One 1918 model 5-passenger Ford, first class condition 335.00
One 1919 model 5-passenger Ford, extra good. 350.00
One 1919 model 5-passenger Ford, extra good 375.00
Two used tractors, completely overhauled and painted. Will
sell at bargains.
One No. 7 Oliver Plow, used one year, good as new except
shares which show a little wear z 10.00
NEW TIRES Largest stock between Kansas City and Joplin. All standard makes. As soon
as this stock is exhausted we will have to get the new prices.
30x3 Smooth Casing, 6000 mile guarantee,, selling at $11.60, will be . .$16.65
30x3 Smooth Casing, 6000 mile guarantee, selling at $12.35, wMl be 15.30
30x3 Smooth Casing, 6000 mile guarantee, selling -at Sia.oo will be 17.75
30x3 i-a Smooth Casing, 6000 mile guarantee, selling at $15.10, will be.... 30.65
30x3 x-3 Smooth Casing, 6000 mile guarantee, selling at $16.80, will be. . . . 31.15
30x3 i-a Non-Skid Casing, 6000 mile guarantee, selling at $18.00, wfU be., ao.65
30x3 1-3 Non-Skid Casing, 6000 mile guarantee, selling at $20.00, will be. . 33.50
Good Stock of Largo Size Casings All at the Old Price
Two car loads of automobile, tractor and steam engine oil at prices as cheap as some, cheaper
than others. We nave two of the best grades of oil manufactured.
Don't forget our WHITE CLOUD hign test gasoline. It costs no more than the cheaper
grades. We sell if at 28 i-ioc, subject to market changes.
THE PUBLIC GARAGE
Home ot Best Values in the Auto Line
NO RELEET y REAM, Props.
FORD SALES AND SERVICE STATIONS AT BUTLER AND ADRIAN, MO.
Insist on Genuine Ford Parts
Sheriff's Sale in Partition.
Fames Paddock, James Miller,
Ethel Carrick, Mauud Belt, Claude
Miller, Frank Miller, Edith Miller
and Minnie Miller. Plaintiffs,
William Paddock, Mollie Paddock,
Bertha Paddock, Maude raaaocte,
Griffin Marshall, Ralph Marshall,
Henry Gorton, Orville Gorton,
Louis G. Gorton, Sarah Gorton
Avery, Martha Paddock Gorton,
ElmerJrink and Fred Brink,
In the Circuit Court of Bates Coun
Rv virtu and authority of a. de
cree and order of sale in partition
made by the said Court, in the above
entitled cause and of a certified copy
l.a A a W
thereot, dated june 5, 1920, 1 win on
3atnrflav. lillv In TO20.
k.rivn tliA Vinura nf nin n'elocle in
the forenoon, and five o'clotk in the
afternoon of that day, at the bast
front door of the Court House, in the
ntv rt Rntler in Rarea fnuntv Mis-
souuri, sell at public vendue to the
nignest Diuuer, tne louowing ue
scribed real estate, viz:
Southwest yuarter (.1-4 ot tne
North East Quarter Ci-4) of
Section Seven (7), ownship Thir-
ty-eight (38), Range Thirty,
(30). Bates jounty, Missouri;
also Lot Twelve (12), Block
Seven (7), Town Company's Ad
dition to the Town of Rich Hill,
Bates County, Missouri.
Terms of sale as follows viz:
Cash in hand.
35-4t . J. W. BAKER,
Sheriffs Sale la I'srtlUoe
James Paddock, James Miller, Ethel
carricK. Maua ueic, uiauue Miliar,
Frank Miller, Edith Miller and Min
nie Miller, Plaintiffs,
William Paddock, MoUle Paddock.
Bertha Paddocx, atauae rsaaoca,
Griffin Marshall, Ralph Marshall,
Henry Gorton, Orville Gorton, Louis
O. Gorton, Sarah Gorton Avery,
Martha Paddock Gorton, Elmer,
Brink and Fred Brink, Defendants.
In the Circuit Court of Bates Coun
Rv virtus and anthorltr of a decree
and order of sale In partition made kr
the sera couru in tne aoove enu ia
oauae and of a certified copy thereof,
dated June S. HZ. I will
Saturday. July 10. its,
between the hours of nine o clock la
the forenoon, and five o-eleek la the
afternoon of the ear, at the Beat
front door of Use Court House, la the
Cltr of Butler la Bates County, Mis
souri, sell at publla rendu to the
highest bidder, the followin desert b-
. real aejiaia, Tiar
Southwest Quarter (1-4) ot the
North East Quarter ' (1-4) of Sec
tion Seven (7), Township Thirty
Blent (S), Baace Thirty (IS),
Bates County. Mlasoasi; alee
Lot Twelve i). Blook Be van T.
Towa Company Addition to the
Town of Rich Bill, Batee County,
Terms of sale aa follows vis: Cash
la hand. . . -
M-at J. W. tar,
Services at New Hope next Sun
day, July 4th, ioao.
. Business meeting at 9:30 a. m. Sat
- Sunday school at 10 a. m.. sunaay.
Followed by sermon.
- On account of being away Sunday
afternoon, baptismal services will be
held following the morning service.
Sermon Sunday evening at 8 o'clock
oa-Hre-auejeet,- saved oy Orace.
A cordial welcome. - ;i
. -r L, W. Keele.
W. F. Duvall, President Homer DuvalL Cashier
O. A. Heinlein, Vice-Pres. H. H. Lisle, Asst. Cashier
Capital $50,000.00 ...... Surplus $50,000.00
OF BATES COUNTY, BUTLER, MISSOURI.
We have just received another shipment,
of NEW SAVINGS BANKS. It requires only
a One Dollar deposit to obtain one of them.
TRY FARMERS BANK SERVICE.
Undivided Profits. $20.000.00
We pay interest on Time Deposits and
OP DATES COUNTY -
DUVALL-PERGIVAL TRUST GO.
CAPITAL and SURPLUS and UNDIVIDED PROFITS M&ooo.
FARMERS BANK BUILDING, BUTLER, ICO.
FARM LOANS We have money to loaa oa real estate at a low rate
of idtercK with privilege to pay at any time.
.ABSTRACTS We have a complete act o' AoatrVOt fftnln and will
fantish abstracts to any rtal estate la Bates Cooaty
and examine and perfect titles to same. -v .
INVESTMENTS We will loaa yoar idle money for yon. securing
. you reasonable interest oa good security. Wa pay
interest on time deposits. - .
W. F. DUVALL, President, J. B. DUVALL, Vice-President, .
ARTHUR DUVALL, Treasurer. W. D. YATES, Tola Exaauaar.
Prattt Kas June a Two efforts
have been made to lynch Harvey
Lilly, the negro who yesterday con
fessed to the killing of Mrs. William
Bryant in this city. Lilly was caught
in a wheat field north of the city
and take nto the county jaiL
At midnight two hundred men sur
rounded the jail .and demanded Lilly.
Sheriff McCool met them and told
them of the consequences if they fol-
towed out their : intentions. They
then dispersed. At -11 o'clock today
three hundred own, led by William
Bryant, the husband of the murdered
woman, again surrounded the jail,
Bryant carrying a rope. Several dtp-
,.t a.L-.iXst --a - . . a a
uit aiicn in arew uiir m inn
McCool talked to th men. -
-"T"U a e a
. American i-egion was caiiea
upon and responded and ex-soldiers
now are petroling the courthouse
square. No one is allowed 7oa the
square unlets he gives good reasons
for being there Fifty men will pa
trol the jaa grounds tonight in kha--
ki.-Tbe officers are determined that