lje Jasper 3Xeu0.
JASPER CITY I'AIR
September 17, 18, 19
Exhibits 'or n" doimrtnicnts invited
All cntrys I100. UedUinn nnil slull room
for stock f urnlsheil free by 1'nlr Com
JASI'UR CITY PAH?
September 17, 18. 10
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All iiirj r 1 n.. mi I 1UII r An
for utocU lurnishtu fn-i b I'air I'utu
ARTHUR F. DRAKE, I'ublishw.
JASlMSIt, Mo., TIlt'KhDAY, HKPTKMBKU lit. l!tli.
Vol. Ifi. No. :i.
IDE BROCK AGAINST SINGLE TAX
Now Is Wheat Seeding Time
Ami we want to remind you tlmt we lmmlh' tin- Superior Drill jind lisivo them in H, 10 ami li hot' or ilie diills. with or
without l'urtilicer attachments, with or without grass seeders. The fertilizer attached drills have extra heavy wheels and all
the ery latest improvements out. The Superior Drill has been -old heie for years and is well and favoiably known to you
and your friends. The prices we ale making on these drills will plea-e you.' All wo ask is a chance to show you, l'umein
bcr if you want the best on the market today buy a Superior Ot ill.
KROZIER HARROWS are the best yet to get your wheat ground ready to see. Voti can always find them here.
A CAR LOAD OF HENNEY BUGGIES. All the latebt styles, high wheels, finished in black mid browser
green, handsome buggies, with good service in them. Call and let us show you the good points in a Ileiiney Buggy.
SPRINGFIELD AND BAIN WAGONS. First .pialit) wagons that always give satisfaction. Am.thei shipment
of Springfield Wagons just in.
Conrad Mercantile Company
Sunday School Convention.
Tlic following is the program of
the Sheridan Township Sunday
school convention, to be held at
Salem Church Sunday, September
1000 Sunday school.
Welcome by Superintendent 13 rock.
Address Comparison of the Sun
day school and public school
teacher by Prof. Asendoiff of
; co Praise service led by Vernon
Song by congregation.
Address '"How I would increase
the attendance of my Sunday
school.' by H. O. Earl.
Discussion led by Harry Carr.
Address "The Superintendent,
Officers and Teachers in the Rut"
by Joseph Walker of Joplin.
Report of Sunday schools.
Report of Committees.
CREOLA PATRICK. Secy.
E. F. KARLS. President.
An all day meeting. Bring
your lunches and spend the day.
Plenty of shade. Water close by
A New Breed of Cattle.
Arthur Armstrong's herd of Gal
loways are attracting much atten
tion in the cattle department of
the fair this week. Mr Armstrong
is showing a 2-year-old bull, three
cows, a yearling heifer and three
The Galluw.-.ys were never be
fore seen in Jasper, and indeed
this is the first time that many of
our people ever saw this breed of
cattle. They are originally a
They are black with short legs
and long bodies and grow long hair
and have no horns. Mr. Arm
strong says they are by nature
very gentle and easy to handle.
They are not particularly bred for
their milk and butter, but arc a
King's Big Hog Sale.
Frank King & Son will sell on
the 38th instant about 100 head
of his famous bui boned Poland
Chinas, including tried sows, bred
gilts, open gilts and a few good
Also some horses, cattle, mules,
40 head purebred White Plymouth
Rock Pullets and 100 head of tKe
famous Indian Runner Ducks.
Don't miss this big event of King's
on the 28th instant, one mile
south and one west of Jasper.
The following products, were
shipped from Jasper, by express,
from August 1 to December 31
Butter pounds 4560
Cream J.o 6S525
Poultry do 901 15
Rabbits do 20550
Furs do 4S4
Eggs caBes 6i?
The following livo stock and
products were shipped out of Jas
per by freight during the year
191 1, and of course do not include
shipments by express as noted
Horses and mules
JASPER'S BIG SHOW.
Judge Tom Brock Writes the
News Regarding the Single
1 see 111 lat week's paper an j'
tule on single tas. the opinion t
Judge William Wallace of Kan
City, and I want to say a wor '
along this line. How many kti
that at the next election in N
ember e will vote on an ainen,!
tnent to the state constitution, to
change the law and place all th
tax on real estate"' Nothing i '
be taxid but real estate, and ti .
'improvements on the land vi 1
have no bearing. In other wor i
if I ow n a vacant lot in Jns r
utul uu own one beside me wu
5oao worth of improvements . n
it, e will both pay the same ta
1 1 .1 men linnt has a stock of n,M
'w nh Mo.ooc. and iloes not o
the i;iouml his store stands on
will i.i no tax. If a farmer o 1
'n i..rm, ho will pay abojt .s
pir cent on the actual value oi
ia:m The people who are win
mi? for this amendment ar wo'..
See Wheat's window
fruits new every day.
The Baby Show.
The Baby Show will be held to
day (Thursday) at 1.30 at the
speaker's stand in the park. Come
and bring the babies.
First National Bank
Just a comparison o annual statements for the last six
years to illustrate the progress of a growing concern
Total resources, 15)07
Total resources, 1906
Total resources, UKM
Total resources, IS) 10
Total resources, 1011
Total resources, 1912
We are Depository for Government Funds
Why Not Yours?
JCverybotly welcome to our linking rooms
the Jasper City Fair. Wo strive to plei
the year 19 1 there
carloads of freight re
ceived in Jasper, as compared to
263 cars during 1910, and the to
tal freight fot warded in car-loads
amounted to '423 cars, compared
to 349 cars in 1910, showing an
increase of.'20 cars in freight re
ceived and 74 cars in freight forwarded.
The figures above refer to car
lots only and do not include
the tons of local freight and the
many tons of freight Irom Carthage
wholesale housts.that are hauled
in by Owen's freight wagons.
Mr. O.vcn hauls about an aver
age of ten loads a. week the year
round from the Carthage whole
Delayed a Day by Rain, but the
' Quality Was Finer Than Ever.
A Big Crowd Today.
The Fair was practically rained
out Tuesday, rain falling nearly all
day. Toward night the sky clear
ed and Wednesday was a beauti
ful clear day. The rain of the day
before aid not interfere much with
the bringing in of all kinds of ex
hibits, from a peck of lla seed to
a herd of cattle and everything
was ready Wednesday morning for
the big show.
Everybody came to town bright
and early Wednesday except a few
farmers who remained at home to
prepare their wheat cround, the
rain having made the ground just
right to work.
In spite of the day's delay every
body is in good spirits and Jasper's
fair is the biggest event of the
year And its worth anyone's
while to make the rounds of the
It would be practically impossi
ble to describe the various exhibits
that attract and hold the atten
tion of the crowds There are
many dainty and beautiful things
in the Domestic Science depart
ment. In the Farm Products de
partment the fruit, corn, potatoes,
a 53-pound watermelon and many
other wonderful products arc to be
The Poultry department was
an excellent snow itselt. ine
sheep department exhibits the
Lincolns, Shropshires, and other
The Swine department is a sight
worth seeing and Jasper County
hogs are always worth that. The
Cattle department is tpoktn of
eisewncrc anu is an euucauon in , ,, i,i
llse"' I system, an I he s
The Horse department has as , man who owns ,, ,
hnc specimens of horseflesh as one rcnt ftl u ,
would wish to see. from the big lovernment. n,
uyucs and l'ercnerons to tne '
in Jasper Cuum
. 1 i
sum luuiuu urmug a'-lcent on the
One of the prettiest things tarm , ,
in mis ucparuneni is a marts rer- nler.is n t ,
cheron colt weighing 750 at sii,n,i jn jjiso n
months, and there were others j one j,a( 1U ,
probably as good. , half the asseis, .
It seems needless to mention f rjountv js ,
the mules, and perhaps they are The a)ue q( ku
not receiving the attention that curjtjM o tne COl,
their tine quality deserves Mis-, tat down in 1.
sourians are so'accustomcdtogooJ wc are nolth that rauth . s .
mules that it takes a mule.that is my ,udgement. if this ptopo-i..
a mule to attract otten'ion. .carries one half tlie banks in 1
The fair is worth the cost, nl- Ltate o Missouri will go to t
though the cost in -money andjwall and the renter on a ,..
time is not properly distributed, .vouid ilave to pv two-third- t
and the tendency of it all is to in-1 the anlord instead of ont-tln ,
duce and encourage the cultiva- ( T understand that Englan I
tion of hner and better stock of all 1 un(jer tms gystem 0( governm w
kinus. mciuumg every prouuci 01 1 and laboring man gets about
the farm, and that is always worth 1 ,. fora dav's 0T
Marks and Remarks.
The Xews subscription list is
kept by a card index system, each
subscriber having1 a card in the
case with his name on it and just
what he has paid and when he
paid and to what date
In a list as old as that of the
News there are bound to be a few
who are hard to irollcct from, and
it seems that some one of our pre
decessors has g jnc through the
cards and marked on the backs of
them his opinioi 1 of each one in
dividually. M iiny arc marked
' OK." some r ire marked -.'slow"
and others are .marked otherwise.
In the year v have been here we
have discovi ;red that whoever
marked thes e cards knew the
parties fairly well and those who
arc not mar ked favorably will be
taken from the list between now
and Octob- r 15.
It is exi pensive to publish and
mail a pa per such as the News is
and wc r oust collect Si a vear for
cach'one". s'ont'ouY or lose money.
No Fair Friday.
An erroneous idea has gotten ,
abroad that the Jasper City Fair
will be continued through Friday
on account of the rain Tuesday.
The fair will dose Thursday
The undersigned desires to an
nounce to the public that he has
opened an office at No. 315 Miner
Bank Building. Joplin. Mo., for the
general practice of law Special
attention will be given to Corpo
ration and Mining Law. 5-11
PAUL A. EWERT.
Your neighbors read the News,
why do you not F
The people of this community
have learned where
to go for
also a complete
line of everything to bo
found in a first-class drug store
we like to live there? Let u .1
about this until elec tion day
vote against the amendment
JUDGE TOM BROCK
US. Hatfield Loses Good Mare
I Sunday night an accident
Icurred near the Garrett 1
I north of town that resulted m '
loss of a good mar; to V fc 11
field. Arthur Hatfield, from K r
City, is visiting hi parent- . n
yesterday drove up tow.ir.i
mar to soe some friends 1-''
mu about 11 p. m., rain was
ing in a mist and it was ver
At the point stated Frank
ton and Mr. Hatfield met an I
horses ran face to face into rj
other, the shaft of Jiaston b bxt
gy penetrating the throat ol Hat
field's mare. The marc drupi .d
in her tracks dead
Churches Receive New Members.
As a result of the recent series
of union revival services about ho
members were added to the var
ious churches Sunday, the M D
Church receiving 12. M. E. Chur h
South 9, and the Presbyicnn
Church 5. Next Sunday ban";
the regular preaching day at the
Baptist and Christian Chunlns ;t
is expected that members will
then be receivedinlothosechurches
Boston Odd Fellows Celebrate.
The Boston lodge of Odd Fel
lows held a big meeting last
Thursday night. A class of three
were initiated and a banquet fol
lowed. Sixteen Odd Fellows frcn
Jasper attended and several frur,
Anybody having any of the son
books used at the tent mcctinp
will kindly leave same at the New
office or with me. .
A. K. GURLEY. '
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