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ARTHUR I DRAKE, PnWWiw,
.IASIKIt. MO., TIIl'lWDAY, JUNE 18, l'.tl'J.
Vol. 14, No. i
CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE.
Sheriff's Office Most Popular,
With Eleven Candidates.
Following is the list of candi
dates lor county office as shown
by the filings made in the office of
the county clerk of Jasper County
REI'KUSEN'TATIMS FIRST DISTRICT.
Republican Ernest A. Hart,
Carthage; B. H. Esterly, Carthage.
Democratic W. H. Phelps, Car
thage. " Socialist John A. Pierce
Prohibition U C. Autcn.
RBPRESn.VTATIVE jd DISTRICT.
Republican C. F. Lyon, Webb
Democratic Thomas J. Roney,
Webb City; W. R. Shuck, Webb
Socialist Charles C. Davis.
RUPKLSCNT.IT1VE ,3d DISTRICT.
Republican Charles W. Fear,
Tonlin: Grant Emerson, Joplin.
Democratic D. M. Roper, Jop
Socialist W. J. Edens. i
ASSOC1ATB JUDGE, EAST DlbTIUCT
Republican F. W. Rumble, i
Jasper; George W Hough, Reeds
R F. D. No. 1 ; George B. Lowry, '
Union township; J. A. Wright.1
Democratic Perry Brock, Car
thage, R. F. D. No. 7
Socialist William Patterson.
CONRAD MERCANTILE COflPANY
We Sell Deering Mowers & Binders
Wo huve the exclusive wile of these eelebiated Mowers Juiil
Hiiidei'H for Jasper and vicinity. The are thoroughly inspect
ed and tested before they are placed on the market and the
Deering name on each and every machine .stands for quality
and service. If you are contemplating buying a mower or
binder this oenboii call and let us show you the Deering. the
best machine on the market.
-Mrs. II. L. Tallman had Ticket Xo. 704!) that drew the Silver
-Made by the Plymouth Cordage Co., guaranteed to run perfect
and will average about oUU feet to the pound. We ask you to
call and make arrangements for the quantity of Hinder Twine
you think you will need this season.
A Oar Load of Salt.
Just received a carload of Michigan salt in barrels and bags.
Also Rock Salt in any quantity you may want.
Conrad Mercantile Company
DR. McCOY FOR CORONER.
Carthage Republican Announces
Dr. E. McCov. of Canhai'e. is n
associ.vtl ;udgl, west uisTRUi. candidate for the Repub'ican nom-
Republican II. L. Chiekering, ination for coroner of J. isperCoun-
Joplin. . ty, and his announcement appears
Democratic J. E. Lee, Joplin; m this issue of the News.
M. P. Myers, Joplin. ; Dr. McCoy has been a Rcpubli-
Socialist J. R. Ristine. can all his. life, having cast his
prosecuting attornuy. nrsl vote for Abraham Lincoln at
, ,. r w frnvf,i,.r the age of 1 8 when he w as a soldier
Republican G. W. UovvUcr, . . IT -,. c, . , ,.. ... .....
r-it. t II It., .inn U n' ill mi; Ullinu UMIS1 .Ullll HI niv
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Chas. S. Walden, Joplin
war of the rebellion. He spent
three years in the service of his
country. Although he has been
since he cast his first vote a con
sistent working Republican he has
never before asked for any offifj of
Dr. McCoy has been a resident
of Jasper County for 30 years, and
has been for many years interested
in trie mining business-. He .is -a
Democrati.- F. M. Cummings,
Joplin; S. W. Bates. Webb City;
Horace Merritt, Joplin.
Socialist Charles E. Brown.
Republican James W. Mere
dith, Carthage; Charles E. Ralston,
Carthage; S. E Wheeler, Carthage;
11 P. Wnnrlin. Webb CitV.
Democratic Leonard Meares, ; candidate tor tfie ompe o coroner
Carthage, R F. D. No. 3; Clark E. t because ho needs the place.
Royer, Carthage; Robert L. Marrs, He is an honorable man and is
Carthage; W. P. Grisham, Car- in every respect well qualified to
thnge, R.' F. D. (5. t0 fill this position in a manner to
Socialist-Mrs. Hope H Berry, give satisfaction to the citizens
,., , and tax payers of Jasper County
Coroner. He will be unable to see all the
Republican- Dr. U U Yk'i Republicans of the county personal
WebbCityiDr.E.McCoy.Carthage. iy. Uut will be very thankful for
Democratic A. R. Snyder, Jop- their support at the primaries on
lin. B. M. Henry, Jophn; Alonzo August 6
L. Carpenter, Joplin. 1 vjr, McCov and Mr. Bucher were
Socialist Ritchcrson . ai-jn jasper Tuesday making new
ker. . , friends and greeting some that he
Prohibition -' Dr. k. Kear had known before. The Doctor
Carthage. I was well pleased with his reception
lin Jasper. He believes that he
can be elected to the office he
Chas. E. Baker for Sheriff.
In another column appeals the
formal announcement of Charles
E Baker of Webb City, for the
office of sheriff of Jasper County,
subject to the Democratic primary.
Air Baker is especially well
known in the central and south
parts of this county having resided
in that section the past 18 years,
coming to Jasper County from
Neosho, his native town
Mr Baker is practically a self-
News From the Files of This Pa
per in May, 1901.
This was a week of runaways,
Thomas Vaughn. Theodore Under
bill. II. 0 Earl and Mr. Barrett
each having an experience. At
Mr. Earl's the team wrecked the
washing machine and tubs and
scattered clothes all over ihe
jjlace, the women folks in charge
just navmg time 10 run 10 sneiier
Mr. Barrett from east of town was
starting lioinn Tucs.lav evening
1 ,. - , .. ,...... - : j . . ."
maue man, 1 living uy muusiry iw,cn his horse ran away, the bit
anu naru work auvanccu from a
laborer at $1.20 a day to the po
sition of road master of the South
west Missouri Railway Co. He
has occupied, respectively, the
positions of 'ection hand, mcrtor'
man, conductor, claim agent, and
superintendent of transportation.
In an interview with the Car
thage Democrat Mr. Baker says
''In as much ts the administra-J
lion Of-publrc affairs-is paramount
to personal ambition, I hold that
it is not only n privilege but the
imperative duty of every qualified
elector to turn the searchlight of
truth upon the lite, character and
qualifications of every man seeking
public recognition, and I am no
exception to the rule, as 1 w ish to
stand squarely on merit."
Mr. Baker and his friends be
lieve that he uill be elected if he
receives the nomination
Uoimhlicin Georee W. Max
well, Carterville; A. Wolf, Joplin.
Democratic Simpson S. Mix,
Socialist- -J. E. Fcrrier.
Republican Guy T. Humes,
loplin; H. W. Alilligan, Joplur
j. M. Lamb. Carthage; A. G Bar
ton. Webb City Henry W. Pyatt,
Webb City; Henry G. langner.
Democratic Ld Ingle, Carth
age; P. E. Burress, Joplin; Charles
E. Baker, Webb City.
Socialist-Oliver P. Twigg.
Republican William Kohlraan,
Socialist Golie Paxton.
Republican R. N. Alexander,
Better Advertising Medium.
The News is steadily adding to
tp its subscription list, and the
new subscriptions ic
pycry case people living in Jasper
and the surrounding county
people who are interested in this
section of southwest Missouri and
particularly in Jasper; therefore
this paper is becoming a better
advertising medium every day.
Of course we are losing a sub
scriber occasionally, but. on the
other hand, they are nearly always
ucople who nave raoveu
never lived here and consequently
i. r, interest in the community.
t ., . so far as we know,
have we lost a single subscriber on
account of dissattsiacuou w, y
. However, we don t de
lude ourselves with the idea that.
we are simply aeiigiiuus s.sij
Udy wc know better
seeks if nominated.
E. L. Scott and wife entertained
at dinner Sunday, H. Q. Earl and
wife, Fred Earl and wife, Mr. Ridg
ley and wife, and George, Lester,
Chauncey and Lcland Earl.
A mad dog got on a tear out
about Don Bedell s the other day.
It bit Bedell's dog and then es
caped toward the south with about
a dozen farmers on the lookout for
him. According to the last re
port the dog was at large and go
ing toward Carthage.
Prof. A. C Moon and wife of
Clinton, came in Saturday for a
short visit with Mrs A. R. Bowers,
Mrs. Moon's mother.
First National Bank
We, invite your patronage
broke itujwo pieces and the hoise
had his own way and succeeded in
wrecking the buggj and Bayne's
A wagonette party consisting of
Mrs. R L Roberts, Mrs Mont
Fairfield, Mrs. Hi Hendricks, Mrs
Minor, Mrs. Leiss, Miss Bertha
Roberts, and Nathan Patterson
drove to Carthage Wednesday
jevening-audL .attended the school
ot instruction 01 tne eastern aiar.
Clint Teeter went to Indiana
this week for an extended visit.
Piclures of Misses Minnie Cather,
Charlotte Stratton and Kathleen
McMalian appeared last week in
the St. Louis Star as contestants
in the World's Fair beauty con
test. Ira Griffin was badly injured at
the stock yards this week when a
ga'tu fell on him as they were load
ing cattle for llarve Griffin.
, big crowd ot friends of in.
Casebolt, who lives south of town
four miles, surprised linn by bring
ing their dinners and visiting him
in honor of his sixtieth birthday.
Miss N'ora Beal, living five miles
northwest, and Harry McCune of
Duval, were married at Lamar
last week. B. F. Keyser, from
Letz. Iowa, arrived a day or two
after the wedding and the news
of the same was a shock to him,
as, according to his statement, he
had come to claim Miis Beal for
A Carthage negro named Skid
more strayed into Jasperlast week
and expressed the opinion that he
could eat 24 bananas. The bojs
agreed to furnish them it "Skiddy"
would eat them at one sitting.
He was s-x n getting along so well
with the job thai somebody slip
ped eight more in the bag. He
ate the 3a bananas, but he has
lost his taste for the luscious fruit
Fifty thousand 10 day old bass
were, "planted" in Dryfork last
J. C. Webber brought in straw
berries this week so large that 12
of them filled a quart box.
Wes Spaid and Bloomer Batch
enjoyed a feast -of frog legs last
Jasper Fair Committee to Meet.
President N. H Patterson "has
called a meeting of the Jasper
Fair Committee, at the Farmers
r& Merchants Bank, Saturday,
June 15, at 7 p. m.
Every week several subscribers
come in and ask for their papers
before the edition gets to the post
office. They generally apologue
for doing so. Apology is not at
all necessary in such cases. A
newspaper man invariably feels
complimented when his readers
show such lively .interest in the
Miss Aretha Uaird relumed
Tuesday (rem a trip to Joplin,
Webb City, Carthage, and Lake
side, where she visited friends the
Cum Grano Salis.
El Lauderbaugh Say, lume ere.
Editor. D'ye hear about the snake
I killed the other day? It was
this way: A lady drove up to my
house and said a MUtkc as big as a
fenceposi had one 'o my sows by
the nose and was carry in' on to
beat the banJ down in my hog lot.
1 went down to see about it, but
tlmt ole sow had et Mr. Snake up
by that time.
News man Thought you said
you killed a snake.
El Laudcrbauuh . lhataint the
one I killed. The snake I killed was
a water moccasin that had a cat
fish in him three tunes as big
around as that snake's mouth was.
Reckon he must have swallowed
that fish when it was little.
Amanda Pike Insane.
Amanda Pike of Jasper was de
clared to be of unsound mind by
a jury in probate Court Wednes
day. R R. Larrick was appoint
ed guardian of her estate. She is,
at present an inmate of the hos
pital (ui thu insane at Nevada
Her property constitutes a house
and lot in Jasper.
itneist in the cuse were Dr.
J. K. Schooler ami J. Wesley
Spaid of Jasper. The jury was
made up of J. W. Chapman, Joe
Boyd, lames Lamb, S. E. Wheeler,
J. D. Carter. L.- L. Dennis, A. C.
Miles Jack lurner, H. T. During
Marian, John Koontz
Pleased With His Property.
R. II Hoi to n of Carthage made
the News a pleasant call yester
day. Mr. Holton bought the
Lonway place last tall, lie owns
considerable property in southwest
Missouri and (Jklalioma, and tie
says the better lie becomes ac
quainted with his property near
Jasper the better lie likes it.
Mr. Holton is making many
improvements in the way of build
ings, drilling wells, etc., anu
when he gels this place tiNcd li
suit him he will put in s. ir
thoroughbred hogs and cattle
The Women's. Home Mi-Mjnn v
Society of the M. L. Chun. 1 tin f
with Mrs. J. R. Bowirs Tuesujv
afternoon. An interesting meeting
was held. The follow in' progr.it 1
Prayer, scriplure reading ai. J
MormoniMii, Mrs N A. Ma. ki
Chtibtiau conserution inactici.,
Mrs. J. K. Wells. -
The signal ot warning, Mrs J.
The alien and how to reach hint,
Mrs. G'is Campbell.
Election of officers President
Mrs J. B.Thomas, vice-president,
Mrs. M L Arner, recording secre
tary, Mrs. Gus Campbell corres
ponding secretary, Mrs. J. Good,
treasurer, Mrs. Dora Seal, mite
box secretary, Mrs. Jennie Bayne
Vest Cearnalaltcndid c liuh in
J iper Sunday evening Ik loft
his driving horse at Cairs feed
barn, and when he went U hitili
tip. the Horse was nut wiiere lie
left it. Vest thought lr .ivlnlc
that he was victim ot Uuit,- llnec
but the horse was found at D.nis i
stablu Monday inor.niu,,. Mr Carr
thinks somebody untied the horse
probably for a joke.
Lst Saturday the Baptists ot
Jasper voted against retaining
longer their paslor of the past o
months. Rev. C W. Sample Wu
believe the people of Jasper h.ivo
found Mr. Sample a faithful,
earnest Christian gentleman, and
if he and his family leave here
they will take with them the best
wishes of the community at large
Miss Vivian Edwards is the Jas
per agent for an interesting and
attractive book of 350 pages, nuc
ly illustrated, giving an account
of the wreck of the Titanic, which
she sells for St and Si 50 accord
ing to the binding selected
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