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LEWIS C'OXOEKT COMPANY AT TIIK OPBKA lIOt'SK, Till USD AY NIGHT, OCTOBER 24. BUY SKAhOX TICKET FOR CXT1IIE COl'BbE NOW.
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ARTHUR F. OKA ICE, Publishvi.
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JASPER. MO., THURSDAY, OUTOBEU 24, l.li
Yol. lis, No. b.
JlillllMiaaiReaElBaiBIBBBRiaBBMHMIMHIl53BaEiaaiQ8QSQB:iJ&IISaBHiaiBHBHMHS QBBBBQaBBBBQBBSlBSISFIS Proposed Amendments to (he
m State Constitution.
FALL AND WINTER DRY GOODS
Now U tliu tinii' j on me thinking of buying your Fall ami "Winter bill of Dry (ioods and Shoe. Ni-ut in the lintoiy of this stoiv wtis our
dry goods and .lioc stm-k ho complt'te as it is this fall, lli-ie oii will lind a compli'to line of Dry (muds and Notion-, of nil kinds
Heavy tleuced underwear, either union auits or sep
arate shirts and drawers, all sizes and at the. very
Ladies' and Children's Underwear
All this reason's good-, tleeced or ribbed, good
warm union suits or separate garments. The very
best made and at prices to suit all.
All prices from 4Sc to 7.00 a ltuir.
making a leader of a (ieiman finished cotton
blanket in tan, gray or white, full size, 0(5 incliei
wide, SO inches long, good heavy weight at Dhc
a pair. ( )ther piice blankets $l.fi0, Sl.T.'i, $2.00
Shoes and Rubbers
)ur shoe stock is complete Ileie you will find
all kinds of heavy work or school shoes; drcis
shoes for men. women and children and our pi ice-
are right. In Rubber we carry the eclehiated
Ball Brand Rubber Boots, Aictics and combinations,
the best wearing rubber footwear on the market.
2 Every conscientious citizenof the
m United States is nt present, think
(I ing seriously on political questions.
, g He wishei to make hi government
H ' the best possible. Hence ho willies
. ... .I..... I..... I.n4 nrA
to vote iur must; ihwh wmw uiv
betufi' ul and to crush those that
ate harmful Hut while wo as
.in. ens nt the United States arc
thinking of our nation, we shoul 1
not forget our great state. We
s'iouM make our stale one ot tlic
leaders We should try to make
out state be designated as one fill
The genuine oiiginal guaranteed hose. Si. pair
are guaranteed to need no darning for si month.
If they should we agree tn replace them Prices
men's, 0 pair $2.00; ladies", li pair WJ.Uu. N-c them
Conrad Mercantile Company
Jasper Lady Vins Prize. .Preparations Under Way
The N'ews has mst received a! New Depot.
e'ler from Armour & Co . Cliicn-
n calling attention to a receipt;
'Hope springs eternal in the
.human breast'" And good old
(linnn irf n m.nlifi linnet ii tYt
i r Christmas cookies by Mrs J- i,edrts 0f laspcr people this week
.Marsh of Jasper. Mrs. Marsh j when bu-l iiny material was un
n a cash prize uf Sj in compc- loaded M the depot and railroad
,.,. ,n,, rBitmnnuniliPr Mis. surveyors began setting stakes
"' ' -: - "j - -- t..i -.i , :
m ladits Mrs. Marsh s rcceint ' '""""'s lu""u lll""ii"
tjnk first premium in this contest.
The receipt follow :.
Christmas Cookies Mix well
half pint of Aimour"s Simon Pure
Leaf Lard and one pint of sugar;
nJd four well beaten eggs, half
t aspoon of cloves, one of cinna
inon, half pound each of almonds
and nned nuts chopped Fine, one
half nutmeg grated, small piece of
.iron cut in tiny dice, juice of one
lemon, half cup of milk, one tea
spoon biking powder sifted with
flour enough to make a stiff dough.
Roll out one fourth of an inch
thick, and cut in fancy shapes
Better if prepaied in the evening
and spread on cloth until morning
Bake a light brown. They keep
I. r weeks
Letter from Harry E. Irwin.
The following letter, dated Oc
tober so, was received this week
from Hnrrv 12 Irwin, who with
his family recently moved to In
diana from Blue neighborhood-
Please change the address on
my paper from Letts, Ind , to
Westport, Ind.. route a
We are enjoying the best of
health and extra fine fall weather
Have just finished seeding?
The corn crop is excellent here,
estimated at from 6o to too bushels
With best A-ishes to all former
friends and neighbors. I remain
HARRY E. IRWIN.
io".ard changes in the
tracks preliminary to building a
new depot for Jasper.
The depot will be located one
block south of the site of the
present depot. The old depot is
about 1 4 by 35 while the new one
will be So feet long and about 16
feet wide with 300 feet of vitrified
brick platform around it and lead
ing to the sidewalk on Grand
Political Speaking, Wednesday,
Judge Howard Gray and Judge
Nixon, of the Springfield Court of
,- - 1 rL- o ur.u.
Appeals, ami inas o. iiuiuuii,
candidate for prosecuting attorney,
will address the people of Jasper
on political issues and the single
tax at the Upera House, weiines
day, October 30.
These prominent speakers will
be accompanied by a colored glee
club and an entertaining evening
is promised to all who attend.
John Ward got out on the street
again Monday after being in bed
about a week with broken ribs,
the result of being thrown from
his buggy. Mr. Ward says that's
the longest time he has spent in
bed for is years.
Persona Ron Gratia.
It stuns that the editor of the
Oklahoma Free Press, published
at Pawhuska, is not making a
"hit" with nil the people in his
community He found the follow
ing note ginned on his ollke door
the other day
' Editor Tree Press We hereby
notify you in leave this county
right away Your d paper is
against our friends, and if you
don't get we'll get you."
It must be hard lines to be pub
lishing a paper where your efforts
for general uplift are not appre
ciated. Revival Services.
On Sunday, October 3. a series
of revival meetings will be com
menced at the M K Church, South,
by Rev J. A Reid, the pastor
The public is invited to keep this
matter in mind and give the meet
ings the benefit of their support.
i Real Estate Transfer.
I Will Holdeman traded his 8o-
acre place 5 J milts southeast of
Jasper last week to S R Templin
for the R L Robirts place in the,
northeast part 01 town .Mr noi
deman has a splendid piece of
town property in his newly ac
quired property. Webb Bros, con
ducted the deal
Card Club Entertained.
Anderson Lear and wife enter
tamed the Card Club Monday even
ing The threatening weather in
terfered considerably with the at
tendance Those who braved the
weather and enjoyed the hospital-
of Mr. and Mrs. Lear were i.
H. Laughead and wife, C
Thomas and wife, the l)rs. Gceshn,
and O. E Roberts and wife
Lewis Concert Company Tonight
The following paragraphs ap
peared in the papers of Yates Cen
ter'and Cimarron Katis , recently
on the appearance of the Lewis
Concert Company at said towns.
From Yates Center
"The Lewis Concert Company
gave us a fine program. We con
sidcr them a strong company, and
they will no doubt make good
wherever they go "
"The Lewis Concert Company
ere wiih us last evening and gave
a program that pleased everyone "
Taka Club Meets.
The Taka Club met with Mrs
T. II Hammond on the 16th in
stant, with full membership in at
tendance and Mrs G M. Schwend,
Mrs. F. .L Geeslin, Mrs. O. E.
Roberts, and Mrs. Haverly as visi
tors. A very delightful afternoon was
passed in fancy work and social
entertainment, A very unique
game was introduced called "pro
gressive bean picking, ' in which
Mrs I.ear excelled, obtatnine a
beautiful hand painted picture for
first prize. Mrs. Laughead was
the recipient of the booby present,
which we will not attempt to de
scribe A two course luncheon completed
the entertainment, in which the
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men And to do thi. we must
not let unjust laws be printed a-,
amendments to our constitution,
but instead, we mint make these
amendments such as will elevalt
the standing of our citizens and
contribute to their happiness. T
tairy out these ideuls there il out
law tbpeaally that should U
truhed and another that shoul I
rttene the support of every loul
u' tr Then; laws are respectivelj
iht single tax, which should W
i rushed and the mill tax whitl.
should oe carried. Since all seem
unnninious in crushing the sm;li
tax, 1 wish to show oniu ot tlu
merits ot the mill tax.
High School Notes F,rst. what is this tax? It is .
The program 1 ivm by the Jun tax of one mill on the assessed
lors and Seniors Friday evening ' valuation of all property. Tlu
was very good Among the good money derived from this tax is foi
numbers werethe debate, "Re the betterment of school oon'i
solved that foreigners should be tions throughout the state. Is it
prohibited from entering the more than right that we shoul 1
United States'" paper by Geneva pay the one thousandth part ot
Hubbard; stump speech by Lester our assessed valuation to the sup
Goddard, 'single tax," and the' port of education.'
story by Prof. Hurt on his "Child-j This is purely an education tl
hood days." measure, drafted and pushed by
The Freshies are getting so that j the prominent vuducators ot our
thev can point out places on the state Not only the educntors,
map without making a mistake but also all progressive, up-to-datt
Joe Edwards was absent f rom ' tcaeners are uiick 01 mis stmpiy
school last Friday. because they see tnut to unng out
Prof Cline gave a very interest-' l" ",B "' V r,7,fn
ing account of his visit in Saint be" ,sstenlt f flcd"cat cn.
Louis while on his wedding tour. ' ? '" we not have as goo 1
,. , ,- , 1, 1.1 I a school system as Ohio, Wiscon
Rev. A K Gurley addressed the i.m ,,,, , nthnrlt of ..... 1U!.,,.
iuesday morning in us Kr, Bfatev. vtPr
m1..I In.- 'I'llnjlilfi4l 4 Vk4ivmirXV.
stiiuuiiasi lunuuvuiuiuiuciuiH hnrmi ctatPs- Voters, hv voui
first assembly. , laid on this question, you can do
Belle Dunning quit school last lnofe good for your state than by
Thursday at noon. j any other one stroke.
The Seniors outside reference for 'What are some of the benefit
this quarter is the book Genesis, to be had from this tax' In tin
and that of the Juniors is the book ltst ph,ce, the linger of scorn
of Esther should be pointed at any stau-
The star players in the girts bas- whose luws are such that we dis
ket bill team arc Leah Arner, criminate between the boys an I
Beulah Patterson. Geneva Hub- girls of our land, an 1 say that s"ii
bard, Rutk Gurley. Eula Weston ot thtse can have an education
and Clara Hubbard. while others who, though they ar
Prof. Clinc told the Freshies a I equal, being less favorably-situated
vcrv interesting story one day last must sit back and watch their fel
week entitled, "What is a scout " h who probably have less natu
Two Freshies got to visit the , rnl anility ana w nose cnaracier 1.
hostess was assisted by Mesdatnesl Junior room Thursday for playing not one whit the better, sum.
IUI..HJU miu abbut.t ww
Cozatt, Deardorff, and Ilardaway
fiporcre Whitesel left Jasper last 'AV
week for an extended visit in Illi
nois Mr. Whitesel says he voted
for Zieharv Tavlor in 1848 and
he has not missed a chance since changes at the Opera House,
that time to vote for his choice 1 6 , , ,
for President Manager Lauderbaugh is putting
lor 1 re lutnt electric lights at the opera house
this week, and sandpapering the
floor and giving the place a thor
ough clean up
The first entertainment will tic
tonight (Thursday) The Lewis
Concert Company will give a good
show under the auspices of the
lncal lvceum committee and a
large attendance is looked for.
Letter from Mrs Kerfoot.
The News has just received the
following letter from Mrs Anna
Kerfoot who now lives near Ho
bart, Okla. Mrs. Kerfoot former
ly lived about three miles south of
Jasper where Wm. Bryant now
The letter is dated October 14
and is as follows
"Please find draft inclosed to
pay our subscription to the News
a year ahead and one year's sub
scription to the Missouri Ruralist.
We can't get along without the
"Wo were victims of the terrible
cyclone that passed through here
the 37th of April last and had
nearly everything blown away,
and I received a serious cut on my
MRS. ANNA KERFOOT.
Several young ladies in the com
munity appear to have been in
dulging in cigatctte smoking, judg
ing by their finger tips but ap-
Clearances in this case are as mis
eading as they are sometimes in
other cases. The ladies referred
to have only been hulling walnuts.
By order of the circuit court of
Jasper County, Sheriff McDonald
is ordered to sell to the highest
bidder, at the court house in Jop
hn, Saturday, November 9, tight
acres of well improved land just
east of Jasper, including good 6
room house, barn, and other im
provements Said sale is the re
sult of a cause brought by 15.
Burns against M. W Cloyd and
M. L. Cloyd. 8-3t
with each other,
Estey Busby went to Carthage rcspett of all good
1'hursday to hear Gov. Hadloy, this the case? It n
. .. I is. Arc we placing 1
The gills played a very interest
ing game of basket ball last Wed
nesday, the score being 10 to 8
The debate Wednesday was very
good The debaters being Agnes
Urow, affirmative, and Grace
Gieenwood, negative The ques
tion being "Resolved that Jasper
high school should have a system
of student government." The
question was decided in favor of
The people of this community
have learned where
to go for
also a complete
lino of everything to be
found in a first-class drug store
placing at the door of
our country boys and girls even a
hrst class rural education r iou
will all agree that, inmost cases
the rural education is somewhat
lacking Wc should have our
state filled with approved mral
schools, so that boys and girls i.m
have time and apparatus to do
first class work. This can not be
done unless the state can have
money to contribute wherever and
' whenever nteded. Of course there
are a few excellent rural schools
j but there are many that can give
the'Students but a six-month term
and this without proper material
books and apparatus to make the
work interesting and profitable
. You will all agree that the farm
'community is the great reservoir
I from which most of our men of
'note have come. This class of
people has the brawny muscle and
the energy and of course when
they are financially uble. they rise
to prominence Now, since this
is the case, should we not, even
though it be somewhat indirectly
bq raising our citisens to the plac
which they justly and rightfully
doierve, by contributing toward
their elementary education? Tl. s
can be done ,by money from the
milt tax. An approved rurd
school can be placed in very nearly
Again, if the city voter helps tl c
farmers gain this end, he is direct
ly contributing to his own city
school me conauion 01 our cuv
schools, especially ome schools t
the smaller cities, is somethm,
dreadful. We lack money to equip
our schools for first claw woii
Wc lack teaching force. The iV
maittl for' fuller, broader courses of
study are continually coming on
us. We are expected to turn out
a finished product in too short a
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