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READ THE ADS
IN TIII4 PAPI2R
For Bargains in all
lines of merchandise.
READ THE ADS
IN 1 HIS PAPUR
For Bargains in all
lines oi merchandise.
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JAM'kli M). Nil HM)AY. JANTUiY 2. HUH.
Ul. lA.Xo. 18.
rJgL4) I'tWWLL'IMMtHJB I 'IMHULT!ll,VligMBJrW5
a Two Well Known Jasper Couples
I N V O
I N G
Married During Holidays.
mm IS S M Pa fii m
This week Vve are taking stock and getting' ready for our new Spring goods, Still we have
plenty of time to take care of your wants in DRY GOODS, SHOES, HARDWARE, DRUGS,
GROCERIES, Etc. When in Jasper make our store your headquarters. Have the folks at
home phone you at our store. You are always a welcomed visitor here and the latch string
hangs on the outside of our door.
Conrad Mercantile Company
Did you hear that lecture on steel posts? If not come in and let us explain tho advantages
of steel posts to you. They are not expensive and they last a lifetime.
Mi.nnn Hiis and II. Beall
.n (. j'ti.4(c last Sat
, ly Uev. Van Wng-
i the Presbyterian
ur ' . i
ner, i u
Mr Hi '1 , well kiinvn real
ev.it- ti .!i i i Javier ai 1 Mrs.
1) i. ii i- .i .j luliur of A.J I law-
sen il. '1 wile V lio lived Ul t I re-
tenth in t tie Blue Star tuftibir
hf , , ndMi- Daws ha been "
sidin ' with them since 1 1 1 I.
ban I b d uth -f i ie year:, i Vr
He dl a wife died some t tarc
I'liends ot ti e duple
, uli illy unprepired for tl
riai,e. but lhe did nc l,n
when it wib to be. I jw
ire cry bus) this v K
r n t
, i li y
Ill R H k, the will ktv vvn
St I.oui- wcat'iet prophet, pr mises
plenty of winter neither btfure the
blue buds come again.
I'rof Hicks says n storm of rain,
sli et and snow will pns over the
country, from west to east, begin
nig on or about the 31! Sleet will
Ije atiurkid fcilurc of these storms
in tentr.il and not Ihern regions.
Another storm period sets in
about the 7th, bringing a prolonged
pi II ot heavy storms and hard win
ter w.ather. Much the same cha
ra.'ter nf weather at tin pcriml
mil p cv oi throughout January
an T Feb. nary.
lie predicts a great blizzard
ab .ut the 13d, swetping the coiin
ti y fiom uorthwcbt to far into the
south, m dulatiug ironi hij,h gale
in the north to rain in the south.
Dr Hioks has been studying
weathor indicitions the past 25
yc irs and has become an expert,
and when he says "Don't be un
prepirol for vicious winter storm
and weither," we suggest that our
readers fill un the co.d bin and
make all preparati ns for keeping
eomfurtable under adverse circum
Trades day Sale Postponed.
The December trades-day s.de
previously annnnced for the 28th
has been postponed to Siturday,
January 11 Parties interested will
list their stud with .Mr. Rex by
January i so that it may be prop
Chinch Bugs Still Near the Top
Prank Si.d, a tram .lu.'itor fir
the Missouri Pacific Railioad,
stopped off in Jasper last week to
see his father. Mr Spiralled on
The News while lure. Mr Seal
travels nil over the Missouri Pacific
sjstem and while on the Om di.i
division tho other day he says tl e
farmers were complaining of the
chinch bugs working in the field as
late as Dtcpm'er20 That truli
ib s th it the weather up there has
bet n -is mild as here, but wc have
not heard of the bugs moving
about here the last two months
Right now. while the weather is
mild, is the time to burn out the
fence corners nnd brush piles, and
get as many of the bugs as possi
ble before they go deeper,
I wish to thank all those good
friends who have so generously
helped to lighten the burden of my
misfortune 111 which I lost my
shop tools by fire, nnd I assure
them all I will never forget their
1 trust that thne who are indebt
ed to me for work will see me at
their parliest convenience.
P B. DUNNING.
The Nevs staits the new year
full of confidence and hope for the
f'lture Jaspers future and Mis-
F. B. Dunning Burned OlI.
I" B Dan .r. sb'i smith and
wagon sho, bun, c 1 u t! p pr.und
Monday mi.tmiu s'n it! after 4.
The source of the h.e is unknown, sourt's future, as well as that of
but it evidently itat Ud in tl s north the country at large. The Netvs
end of the shop where the wood has gained much in the confi
work was done N'vhtwatcbmin jdem e of the people during the past
Porter says he passed the shop ut year. This is plainly attested by
.1 10 and su.v no sign of (ho !thi constantly increasing subscrip-
Dick Hern, who lives two bfocks tion list. It is the purpose of the
southeast , taw the fin' first and 'present publisher to make The
gave the alarm Mr. Horn got itj) 1 News such a paper that every
nt 4 o'clock to fee 1 Tom KunUer's 1 home in the community will feel
mulis, which tiuy were getting the need of it.
ready to ship en M nday.
By the time Mr, Dunning and
others arrived ult il at could be
done was to try t o tave Hammond's
H-ive you n iticed
our piper lately?
the label on
Is youi sub-
The News is now the best ad
vprtising medium Jasper ever had,
because it goes into more homes
and reaches more people than it
mill and corn cril-s which stood 25 ever did before.
feet west ot the thup Mr Ham-1 Advertisers can'reath the homes
tnond'i pro-petty -..uvd by ftsrd 'in this community and that means
work on the part of the ciowd of
Mis-. Ave Ph
bus. Kans . '
Results of Prohibition.
N me people ar'iio t1 .it tl.tre i
n irt.iif. in T1r.1h1l.tt i n Hilt.pn
sus tigurcbshow tiia' the (.unaump-1 " " ,
.: ft .. 1 :...!.. .0 Mrs S
ll"U 01 ilijuui 10 iuuus is uuiy 40
cents per capita while in tl e entire
UnitaA Silnlnc Tl- is uttvn Cimnit grew 11 1
$24. Almost one third of the en
tire population of Kansas is enroll
ed in school and colleges, and
illiteracy has dropped from 49 pr
cent to less than 3 per cent.
Eighty-seven of the 105 countie
have no insane, ttfty-four have no
feeble-minded, and ninety six have
no itipbttatps Thirtv pkht nijfir
fiamic hnvi. iminmnlM anil thrf tfi
1 muntty to r
ter of V 1
Wide 1 1R '
iritnit) " '
man c f - 1
,of V i -
j Dewey u- u
.'their h m -
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i in t
r 11 :
to 1 ,
Readers of The News will re
member that the parcels post rate
of postage increases with the dis
tance between sending point and
destination, and that means that it
is ihcaper for you to buy goods in
Jasper than in Kansas City and
The trades day sale has been
postponed to Saturday, January 11.
men and boys Mr. Hamt'ion 1 had
just put acar-of corn in the crib
and part of it in the mill, tnd he
C ime verv near 1 sing it all
Mr. Dunning 's loss i about $400,
including tools and material. This
is a heavy loss for him ni he was
just getting on his feet agiin after
coming back from the Dakotas
about a year ago
The building was the property of
T. II. Hammond and was valued
S C. Davis lost a buggy which
was being repaired nnd D V
Teeter lost S73 worth of tools.
There was no insurance on the
building or contents.
most of the homes in a radius of 10
miles of Jasper and some as far as
12 or 15 miles cast and west at
less expense and more cfhcicntly
through the columns of The News
than by any other means And
the aiHeriisers who now recognize
this fact arc reaping the benefits
Card of Thanks.
I desire to express my hearty
thanks to all who aided in any way
in protecting my property from
fire Monday morning. If my
friends nnd neighbors had not been
so prompt and worked so hard my
loss would have been considerable,
and I thank vou.
T. H. HAMMOND.
only one pauper to every 3000
population. Over half of the coun .
ty jails have no prisoners and in a 1 ti
dozen others the iron door, stand jjrs jj.t ' r a
open nearly all tho year round jCoiner bli; 1 I. an' .1
Grand juries are almost unknown; day m. ! icr
crime has been reduced to the wih ut the
minimum Exchange 'friends tr.m
lOnly tin nv '
Several parties of young folks ' tl,e Lm ' K kt
gathered at different places Tues- Merit
day night to see the old year out. I Mis. Umwi is uau,
The Iipworth League met at the ioe and wife and wa, t
home of John Ward, the card club ,f Perr' Coiner, a brutl . .
with W C. Thomas and wite. Mrs. 8roonj- Sne is a W0!,t l1
Harbur's Sunday School class at ,ung lad), well known un 1
the Harbur home, nnd quite u-ramonga large arc...
crowd at a dance at tha opera ,"' the community.
house. ! Mr Coiner-" Harve. - e
j best known in Jasper- 1
Rev E V McCracken ha closed j dutnoub young farnui n i' !
his meeting at Wtiitwcrih and will Star neighborhood, when ' j
commence a revival at the 'Possum his bride will reside.
Trot school house as soon as he re-1
First National Bank
Agogas Entertain Amomns
The Agoga class of the Baptist
Sunday school entertained the
Ainoma class at Hammond's hal!
Christmas night. The gentlemen
decorated the hall with holly and
other seasonable decorations and
"Arkansaw ferns." Dear readers,
an "Arkansaw fern' is a bunch of
cedar or pine branches put into a
nail keg or lard bucket, the recep
tacle neatly covered with paper or
cloth, and there you are. The
floors were covered with rugs and
the hall was altogether very taste
After playing pngressivo hearts
until about 11 the doors of the
front rooms were thrown open and
the boys served n dainty course
luncheon, much to the surprise and
gratification of the girls.
T. II. Hammond announces that
he will immediately rebuild the
blacksmith simp which burned
Monday morning. The building
will be of brick and Mr. Dunning
will occudy it and be ready for
bit kin ess as soon at he can get into
the new building.
Mrs. George Masters, Mrs. Willis
Means, and Misses Ethel Masters
and Mamie Tabler. of Jasper, were
guests at Prof. G. T. Masters, the
first of the week. Purcell Leader.
covers his voice, which became interstate
hoarse from his efforts at Went-'
worth. Sarcoxie Record.
Jophn Business College versus
Jasper High School, at the Jasper
opera house, Friday night of this
Corn and Poultry
The Second Annual In'er an
Corn and Poultry Show w . 1 !' 1 J
Have you noticed the label on!8t the Stat Manuai Traimr r
your paper lately? Is your sub Pittsburg. Kin I -ouurj
scription paid? Ul" , ,
, 1 29 to xi. 10 bvervthn. . be-
. jone to make this sh n 1 iv lar
' I gest and best ever held in '1. ac
tion oi the eountry and 1 should
roeeive the hearty supp i ' ir
i corn and p .jUi gro.M1 u. na
I southwestern Missouri an J north-
.ern Uklaiioiua. inrougi. me w
1 opeiation 1 ! our business m. n we
are able to offer over 5;c- m sh
or its equivalent as p'i?es At this
ime there will also be held a Far
mers' Institute. There will bo
I lectures and round tables on stoek
feeding, eorn growing, soil fertility,
fruitgrowing and poultry raising
We will have with us able agrn ul-
, tural speakers from our Agrieultur-
1 1 Colleges and the U S Depart
ment of Agriculture Nothing has
been spared to obtain the best agri
cultural talent in the country for
1 this occasion -
Prof. B. W. SCHEIB
and Druggists Sundries
Stock foods and regulator.-, paints nnd
oils, a iino lino of jewelry, silverware,
and cut glass, toilet articles; in fact a
lino htock of the best gyods to bo
found iu a drug store.
ub, 1 ve been sued for fci 2; fur
I 1 J iL. neB
my personal iax, unu im, .vi,-
it.. i-l. O - -- llnttA
bring the total to $4 99
City Tax Collector
I'av vour taxes
'Star Brand Shoes Are Better '