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The iitat ctiJoallc duiiCe of the
season was given by lidmund Ncu
banr nt hi father's homo last Friday
night. II v.ns to celebrate Edmunds
The iliitherlii HCitre in our town Is
over as no eafces have occured In any
families beside that of Henry Hay
worth. Illn little daughter, Annie Is
recovering and the iptnrantlnc bus
Ltcn' removed and the home tlinrofgh
.Miss Dollle Krvln of Bmcrson,
loa, In visiting friends in the bot
toms near Miami, which was her ltir
Mrs. A. lteyor an aged .Miami lady
recently heramu III one night, a physl
clan ws railed hii loiind her thrent
encd Hh puumunln. he Immediately
took her i-hco In hand and slopped
the j!roiirn of her trouble .ind at
this tiiiK' sh'- is ImprovltiK nicely.
ElMX'i A'r;nan has been hnullii
coal to Aliunil from Norton. The
coal was purchased from Jack Haw
kins and Is of a most excellent qual
Mrs. May Harvey, who has been
visiting In Council drove, Kansas,
tins recently relumed to her home
Mr. Serlbner or Kansas city was In
Miami Saturday looking niter some
Dave Durruts .lr who travels for
n grocery linn in Cnrrolltou, Mo.,
was here one day last week in Inter
est of his firm.
The condition of Miss Lucy Hlslo
a former Miami girl now of Kansas
City Is much Improved and she will
be able to be taken to her home In
about 10 days. So her physicians
at the hospital states.
Chits Clrey, one of our aged Miami
an U able to be on our streets again
after quite a severe spell of rheuma
tism. John Sibley had the misfortune to
loie n very valuable mule one day
last week. The animal had the colic.
Mrs. James Allen, alter returning
recently one evening from church ser
vices, took very ill and continued so
(or several days, but is now Improv
Willie Chlhwell, a freshman of our
high school had quite a pleasant
gathering at his home last Friday
evening. There were thirteen In his
class and all present. Music games
and refreshments were thu features of
Woodson Williams, a former Miami
man, got a in day vacation from his
business in Slater, where he now re
sides and eauio to Miami to visit his
Halpli Hmniott, the little son of
Dr. Ilazald .Sullivan, has been qulto
sick for suveral days.
Clarence Kleffer, who has been
living near Marshall Is coming back
to reside on Ills father's farm near
KrlU Cain, who has been living on
the Hughes plnco near town will
etortly movo to the placo vacated by
A Eastln was ablo to bo on tho
streets of Miami again hist week
alter being sick a great part of this
Krnmett Jennings was much shock
ed recently In going Into a pasture
near his homo and finding n flno
milk cow dead. A bruso upon her
body Indicated n gun wound, perhaps
Jnado by some hunter.
Miss Louis Mnlle, who lives on
Hie river In the Biiberbs of our town
Is recovering from u recent severe
spell of stomach trouble
Russell Price has moved ills belong
ings to Mnrshall nnd will dwell in
that place in the futurt.
Miss Sue Ulsoy continues qulto af
flicted with u painful throat trouble
which Is her misfortuno to have every
Tho W. C. T. U. society will hold a
meeting In honor of Francis K. Wlll
nrd nt tho M. K. church In Miami,
February I nth ) o'clock.
Rev. c. C. Downing, our Baptist
minister, was greeted with a large
nnd appreciative congregation last
Sunday, both a, in. and evening nnd
pave his hearers much food for thou
fiht. It. W. Krvln has sold his farm In
tho bottom to a Mr. JohiiBon of Pros
Steven Farrlll lost in his suit for
possession of tho Null farm near
Miami. Tho suit yas brought against
Frank Welsh, who lives on It.
A fine baby boy was born to Mr.
nnd Mrs. Newton Chlawell nt their
homo in Mlnml on Sunda, February
Henry Waldon, who passed thr
ough Miami laat December from
Texas county on his way to Cnundn,
returned "on last Mondny va Miami
Mr.' nnd Mrs. Will Isaac and Mr.
and Mrs. .John Jennings entertained
at, their homes last week, Mr. W. I,
Mauldlng a' friend from' Helmnnn,
'iio.'kt ' ' ' .
D. 7. .c.tland r.s In Marshall
A. ' ttl -e t Monday for a
business trip in the.Ozarks.
Mr. and Mrs. Tagtmeyer were call
ed this week to Strolber on account
of the death of a relative.
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Kales snno.ince
the birth of a son, Sunday, I'sbrnnry
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. T. Plattner enter
tained their friends at n dance Fri
Miss Clara Wlndmoyer left Tues
day for New Haven, where she will
visit her parents for several days.
The W. C. T, XL ladles held their
regular bi-monthly meeting at the
Christian church Wednesday nlter-t)(5on.
Miss May Mnhtemon is quite sick
at the home of her sister, Mrs. Lou
Miss Jnnle DeMoss, who teaches
near Iloonvltlc visited home folks a
few days this week.
Mr. F. C. Mcltnynolds Is still
.Mrs. y. McCallaway lc.'i Thursday
for Davenport, Okln., where she will
vlilt her da'ijhter, Mrs. O.tcar
.Mrs, Ilert Price was shopping In
Mr. and .Mrs. Henry Nenlc an
nounce the birth of n daughter, Feb
Clarence Humphreys nnd sou Hoy
were In Marshall Saturday.
.Mrs. McDougnl of Knnsas City Is
visiting her brother, I.on Davles, nnd
John ami Merrill Hurruss from
near Cnrrolltou spent Saturday and
Sunday with their brother, Sewnll
Lawrence Ilutlon was In Marshall
Mrs. J. M. Uelhiney left for Kan
sas City on last Wednesday morning
having been called there on account
of the serious Illness of her mother,
Mrs. Dellnnioy write that her moth
er', symptoms are htlll very unfavor
able. Mr .and Mrs. .1. T. Wilson returned
on Tuesday night from n weeks vh.lt
to Mrs. Wilson's mother, Mrs. Ileit
llo and other friends In llarrisouville.
Mrs. O. K. Shnukllu returned lu.me
on Monday night from a several days
vMt to relntlvxcs In Mobeily.
.Mr. Chat.. Maker or the Mt. Olive
iielu'liborhood came on riut.irdiy lor
n week-end visit to his little daugh
ter, Miss Cathrlno linker, who makes
her home with her aunts the Mlssos
Wheeler or Sweet Springs.
Thu young people of tho Christian
Kndenvor society of the Presbyterian
cli inch gave a social on Tuesday
night or this week nt the home or
Mrs. D. K. Slmrall on Locust street.
Mr. nnd Mrs. l.ouls Walliaus en
tertained a number or Indies and gen
tlemen on Monday evening or lust
week, to celebrate their wedding an
niversary. I.ast Tuesday was Missionary Day
in Sweot Springs nnd from two o'clock
tho streets were filled with ladles
coming and going. The Presbyterian
society mot with Mrs. W. W. Gcorgo,
the Methodist with Mrs. John Ilngan,
the llaptlsl with Mrs. F. II. Norman
and Hie Christian with Mrs. .1. K,
Hooker. Knch society had an Intel
cstlng progrnm curried out.
The two literary societies of our
high school will hold their first an
nual dobato on Thursday night the
tilth In the high school auditorium.
The Income tax question Is the sub
led to be discussed.
Mr. Jnmes Hall or Kansas City
came In on Saturday morning and ro
miilued over Sunday the guest or the
Inmlly of Mr. W. C. Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Bnrboiir left on
Tuesday tho llth for. n visit to rela
tives and friends In Louisville, Ken
tucky, C. C. Drake, who Is compiling the
nllno county directory, being publish
ed by the Domocrat-Nows, spent the
week In Sweet Springs.
HALT im.lXCII XKWS
Miss Kthel Hnatrlght spent Satur
day and Sunday with homo folks In
Kdwnrd nnd Wallace Williams nre
on the sick list.
Mrs. G. W. Wright returnod Mon
day after a few days visit with her
Mother and sisters at Hlgbee.
Miss Mamie Lewis visited relatives
and friends Inst week in Marshall
Severnl from this neighborhood
attended , the Campbell sale Thurs
Miss Besslo Williams Is on the sick
list this week.
Miss Flora Hickman tins been on
the sick list, but Is ablo to take np
her school work again nt Mo. Valley
Mrs. J. C, Scott nnd daughter
Stelln was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
.1. O. Wright Tuesday.
Claud Nichols moved the first of
tue week to the farm of Dr. McUulic
west oi tov.n.
L. C. Heumon of the county was at
tending to business here Monday.
George Glesler and wi.e of near
Concord were trading with our mer
George Glesler nnd wife of n.r
Concord v. ere trading with out mer
IJert Klchman, who has been at
tending school this winter at Colum
bia, returned home Inst week nnd
will assist his father In his store.
W, H. Kdwards fell from the cen
tral office porch last week nnd
sprained his ankle and has been con
llned to the house for several days.
Lawrence Kdwards niter n few
days' visit with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. 11. Kdwards, left Friday
morning for his home In Marshall.
Simon Davis nnd little win of the
county were among tho crowd In
town Friday afternoon.
Henry Hitter has been sick for
toveinl days at the home of Frnn'x
Brockway tifsr town.
Mrs. Kdwnrd Gibson Is on the sit !
Mrs. Lelnnd Green, who hns been
n guest of Mrs. Karl Ureen since the
fire, came In Saturday nnd will bo nt
the home of her son Dave for n whll".
Gcorgo Thomas nnd wife of. Nel
son and William Worts nnd Jnrk
Sims of Cooper attended the funeral
Win. Suppe had n sale of his boil"
hold poods Thursday nnd he nnd
his wife will soon lenvn for Nnpeis
vlll. III., to reside.
Mrs. John Reynolds nnd Mi's
Julia Turiey of Cooper, were caller"
of Mrs. Harold Turiey Saturday nf-tirnoon.
Miss Knm Tuttle of Nnpton war a
cuest Suturduy uud Sunday of Di.
Tuttle nnd family.
Charles Sliepard who lias been in
tending business college nt Kansas
City Is spending n few duys with hh
.Mrs. P. A. Fulkerson was In town
a short while Saturday enrouto to
Lester Woodsmall of Marshall was
on our streets Friday or hist week.
Miss Irene Flyuu of Kausns Clt
is u guest this wool; at tho home
Mrs. J. J. Robertson hns as hoi
surrt Miss Aunettn Wlneniaii or Kt
Miss Francis Wellsh, who lir- tv
In Dakota for tho past few mouths,
returned after Mivoral weeks' villi
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jnme
(. L. Grimes, teacher or tin
Prairie View school, hud parent
day at his school on Friday or lar:
week. Tho parents proved theli
appreciation, nil being prerent will
the exception or one, and nil enjoyed
seeing the pupils In their work. A
ter studies, a short uud luterestltr.
progratn wns. rendered by the pupils
which was enjoyed by all.
Mrs. M. G. itray left Weduesdu."
for u visit with her dnughter, Mrs
.Maurice llray of Oninha, Neb., and
Mrs. Snm Dowden or Kansas City,
The Mt. Leonard hotel was vacat
ed on Mondny or this week. M, G.
Kleen, who has formerly occupied It
moved to his residence here In town.
Miss Flossie Bishop, teachor of
Pleasant .Grove school has promised
nor pupils a Valentine party and n
pleasant time Is anticipated.
Mrs, Leo Keehnrt and Mrs. Thus.
Zimmerman spent Friday arternoon
with Mrs. N. J. Wood.
Ross Jones, who has been quite
sick with a severe cold, Is1 reported
Mr. mm Mrs. Mort Donn and Mr.
and Mrs. George Deal spent Sunday
nlternoon .with Mr. and Mrs. T, II.
The membera of tho Isabel Arnold
missionary society held their regular
meeting Thursday at tho home of
Mrs. A. J. Henegur. This Is one of
the months devoted to home mission
work mud a number of outsiders
were present, there being twenty
one In nil. A Brent deal or sewing
wns completed, and n short program
was rendered nt the latter pnrt or
tho evening. Selections were rend by
Misses Jones, Wood and Henegnr
Refreshments were sorved consltJiiR
of chocolate, vanilla wafers and
Mr. and Mrs. George Denl and
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Keehart wore oil
tertnlned nt 0 o'clock dinner by Mr.
una Mrs. J. v. Tinneii.
Teddy Henegar, who. sustained a
rrnctured collnr bono while playing
at school rocently Is Improving rapid
ly nnd Is able to attend to his
MI.NUTKS OF COUNTY COURT
Of Saline For February Term, 1111.1.
All Member Pieent. Sut
Selon Mnrch :t.
ItKVIVAft AT 11LUK LICK
Rov, T. 13. Mounts Inrorms us that
ho and Rev; T. II. Houhvaro will bn
gjn a rovlvnl service at Blno Lick on
Saturday evening, February 22 nnd
continue nightly, Wo hope fhoy
will meet with proper encourage
ment from tho good people of Blue
Lick and have a successful service.
Court convened In resulnr nensloi,,
with nil members present.
Josephine Durrett, Clerk, flies ab
stract of assessment books for the'
year 10 1 It, which Is by the court ex
amined and approved.
Criminal cost bills uggregatlng tho
mm of $1,031. OS, nre presented and
uliowed, and warrants drawn In pny
mput of same.
F. :,. Latimer, surveyor, files his
c.l lal bond In the sum or $1000,
and Is by tho court approved.
In the matter of petition of J. V.
Terrell nnd others, to vncnto ro.i':
Petition filed nnd read In open cour.
and entire continued lo Mny term, lot
the poM;ic o' notice, etc.
In tin. ::imtrr or petition f .1. F
i-nrmer nnii omita for nv c
petition lib . nl proo n ;ic ,y.
notlcea mad. ' ' oir ' now
comes June K. .'''in i-' .s nnd
Hie remonstrance, uud the court sets
Mnrch mm, to hear said eare.
In the matter or petition or G. A.
Sturke nnd others, ror new road:
commissioner files report, nnd the
court appoints j, l. Goggln, W. A.
Smith, Den Scott, commissioners, to
Dr. G. S, Hardin, appointed nietn-IS
her county bonrd of health, for term
or 2 years.
The county court nnd the city nnd
town council n the various special
road districts, appoint the followlnir
commissioners for a term of :i years:
Arrow Rock Speclnl Road District
-Stephen Crnlg; Gilliam John lieu
man: Malta Hend F. W. Baker,
Marshall C. M. Slier; Shackelford
Ml. Leonard A. II. Orr: Hlackhurn
Klmwood Amy Loper; Sinter .1. S.
In tho matter of petition of Levi
Smith mid others for new roiid; com
missioners given till Mnrch term to
file amended report.
In the matter of widening Malta
Bond nnd Grnnd Pass road, twp. SI,
innge 2": court declares the widening
of snld road a public necessity; en
gineer directed to make survey of
Court selects grnnd Jury for Mnrch
term of court us follows:
J. W. Ainlek, Arrow Rock town
ship; J. ('. Shackelford, lllnckwntet
township; John Heiimnn, Clay town
ship; Joseph Llneborry, Cnmbrldge
township: Samuel Fulkersnn, Kim
wood township; John Curry, Grand
Pnss township: L. A. Ilarger, LllierO
township: Geo. Huhii nnd J. K. Swish
er, Marshall township; Jnmes Ilnyule.
Mlnml township; K. ). Shannon, Salt
Fork township; Fred Dlekers'on, Sail
Court selects petit Jury for Mnrch
lerm criminal court us follows:
Krnmett Dnvls and O. C. Brown.
Arrow Hock township; J. 11. Mnrr
nnd Lester Jenkins, Blnckwnter town
ship; Otto Ruppcrt, Mnl Miller nnd
Daniel Brlghtwcll, Cambridge town
tlilp ; Richard Brown and Anthony
Huff, Clay township; Lovorett Runs
berger nnd Henry Brlggs, Klmwood
township; Lawrence Houston nnd
Herbert Wilson, Grand Pass town
ship; G. T. Held mid John Henley,
Liberty township; W. P. Booker,
Frank L. Brown uud A. W. Clnugh,
Marshall. township: W. A. Cable nnd
II. O. Gudlmrry. Miami township; M.
C. Snyder nnd Phil M. Smith, Salt
Fork township; John Wollett nnd It.
L. Wall. Salt Pond towiiBhlp.
F. M. Latimer appointed county
highway englneor for term of one
Miscellaneous accounts presented
nnd nllowed and warrants drnwn In
payment of same,
K. J. Craddock nppolnted Jnnltor
for court house for lerm of two years.
J. F. Colomnn, treasurer, mnkea
regular February settlement, nnd the
enmo Is by tho court examined and
Sheriff directed to destroy paper"
n fllo moro thnn flvo years ns provid
ed by section 37.15 Ttevlsod Statutes
of Missouri, 1000,
J. H. Auer, collector, flics state
ment of collections for month of Jnn
nr.ry, also quarterly stntement of col
lections, both of which nre by the
In tho mnttor of petition of L. G.
Thompson jwd others, to vncate pub
lic road; proof of posting notices
made In open court and court orders
The court appoints the following
rond overseers to servo for one year:
Jphn IT. Forbes, Bond District No.
1J W. II. Lynch, District No. 2; H. B.
Maupln, District No. 4; William Lnn
gewjsch, District No, 0; L. S. Fnles,
District No. 5; V. C. Huff, District
No, 7; LobIIo Johnson, District No.
K; .1. H. Jobe, District No. :, ,L 10.
Buli. DJstj-jct No, 10: Walter .Brown,
District No. Ui O, G, Mooro, District
No. 12; Jesse Honslok,. DiBtnoi .no,
13; J. IL.McClaJn, Dtsfrl?t No
InMie)matter; of Gilliam LaketDra
Jnag,eutrtQt-;No.il,;W. U. Swttclr
requires practically no
The occasional disconnect
ing of on empty bottle and
the counectiui; of a full bot
tle of gas is absolutely the 9
only worit necessary to iceep
your plant in continuous
There are no Interruptions
the lights do not po out,
even when changing bottle.
The man of the hou can exchange thise lollies; the wife can do it if .he
4 nwA.v; or what varx mer almpls. mhm on turn
uff tho empty bottle and turn on the full one In
Half n. mlnuta, Anv member of the family tall enough to reach four
icci on ;iu , ii iniii enn no ll.
Bluga3 Comes Already Manufactured.
It expands, of its own accord, In the cabinet, frotr i ln.-jld to a vapor, an
is put into your house pipes always nt an even pressure.
Approved by the National Board of Fire Underwriters.
The Perfect Lighting
and Cooking System
Southwestern Blaugas Co.,
KANSAS CITY, MO.
court, together with nil paiiora here
tolore sent to said court In the npciit
of W. N. nnd C. K. l'nlmer, excceit
tors; nnd the court now orders this
cause to proceed In conformity with
the snld mandate of said circuit court,
Court proceeds to innlto levy of
lf.no poll tax on all nblu bodied mnlc
eltlzeim between the anes of 'i uud
.( years rcsldliiK lu common road
districts, mnl u levy or oil cents on
nil able bodied mule citizens over t ie
:iku of () years, residing In such dis
tricts. lu special road districts tho court
inukes levy of $2.00, on nblu bodle.l
mule citizens between tho urcb of 21
and no yearn nnd u levy of ."0 cents
on nil other male citizens over the
ngo of 21 years.
Tho court innUes the usunl appro
priation for road work nnd for rond
dnmuKcs lu tho vnrlous common and
special road districts.
Dr. A. K. Ooro appointed phyalclnn
for county home nnd Jail, for a term
of two yenrs.
W. N. Wilson reappointed Btiperln
endeut of the county homo for n term
of one yenr.
ImiucHt papers lu tho matter of
William Ilnrllue, deceased, together
with statement of Ices, presented: and
ordered certified lo treasurer for
W. N. Wilson, superintendent coun
ty home, flies report for month of
.Innuiiry nnd Is by tho court npproved-
Tho court tnkes up tho mnttor of
tho nssessmnut of tho various rail
rond, toloKraph and telephouo com
imnles, nnd orders them cortlflnd lo
the statu auditor, an corrected.
Highway oiiKliH'er directed to view
and report on 211 cttlvortB and two
Court ndjoumed to meet March
Tho resldcncobn John B. Smith's
farm near McAllister Springs cnught
on fire from n dofcctlvo flno Inst
week and was destroyed, Wnlter
Smith and family woro living In tho
house and they succeeded In saving
tho greater pnrt of tho furniture on
tho lower floor.
Miss Frances Nnpton, who has a
position In n school for tho blind In
St. LoiiIb, Is pleased with hor work
nnd will probably bo there for jome
S, D. Cochran of Nnpton was bore
Monday attending to business.
At thu meeting of tho commercial
club Tuesday night a committee wbb
appointed to go to Columbia Wednes
day to atom! a conference that will'
llscuss tho proposed electric lino from'
Kansas City and St. Louis.
The gentlemen nppolnted were, P.
H. Hen, I C. Barnhlll nnd C. M.
This action upon tho part qt tho
Marshall Commercial club wna In res
ponse to an Invitation from tho com
mercial club nt Columbia to send re
presentatives to this meeting ivlthr
referenco to the electric line.
Representatives from HlgglnsylUe
wlll also bo there.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
For the above the
CHICAGO :& ALTON R. R.
will sell, on Feb. 27th and 28th, and March
1st and 2nd,
REDUCED RATE TICKETS,
good until March 10th. t Apply to C. & A.
3; J.H.McCUn Dlsfrlgt Ko, $f
Q. E;HAWThORNE, NarslwN Mo.
suit cfrlrmet mandate of-the circuit yyrim'rmmmrmmmmmmm-m-mmmmmmmmrnrvvwmi .,,1
Several front this vicinity attended
Mr. Carter's sale on Mr. George Lank
fords farm near Orearvlllu Tuesday.
Mrs. Itobt. Irvln of Mnrshall uud
.Miss Mnrgcrltc Irvine of Kalrvllle and
three Misses Dyers of Sinter, were
guests of Mrs. Jack Ilnwklns Thurs
day. Tho sale of the Into Vest Bush was
well attended though thu weather
was unfavorable. The snlo amount
ed to seventeen hundred and fifty
Mrs. .loo Hedges went to Mnrshall
Wednesday nnd returned homo Fri
day evening, accompanied by her dau
ghter, Miss Mary, who lu atteudltit;
thu high school.
Mr. Gcorgo Bray moved from neat
Marshall to a tennnt houso on Mr. II.
II. Swlnhers farm near Norton Turn-
Messrs John VanWlnklo and Mr.
LP. Tnblcr.wero passengers to Mnr
Tho Wednesdny club met with Mlsu
Mnrtliu Dawes Inst week.
Mr, J. 8. Wilson wns a pnsBongi'r
lo Blackburn Thursday.
Mr. l'hllllp Sheer, who Is traveling
for n grocery house, whb nt Norton
Mrs. Otis I'cmbcrton was In Slater
Mr. Joo Hedges was lu Marshall
The doctor was called to sco Vir
ginia Pombejton, who Is Blck, Mon
Messrs Hnrry Hickman, Kdwln
Young, Dance Ancell, Misses Daisy
Ancell, Alleno Swisher, Cuddle Lylo
nnd Mnry Hedges, nttended MIpb
Frnncls Ancoll's party at Marshall