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AltTHUlt F. DRAKE. Publisher.
JASl'ER. 310.. THURSDAY. APRIL 0, 1014.
Vol. 1G, No. i
Beginning Thursday. April
9, and Continuing Until
Thursday, April 16
BURBANK POTATOES per bu. 90c
25c PACKAGE BIG HORN OATS 20c
23 Lbs. GRANULATED SUGAR $1.00
12 1-2C RED SEAL ZEPHYR GING
HAM, per yard - - lOC
The biggest "dress-up" occasion of the
year is Easter and the correct shoe for
the Indies new Easter gown i the
Julian and Kokenge.
Our Easier showing in the dress goods
department is very complete including
crepes, rice voiles, ratines, voiles in all
the newest combinations of colors,
per yard 15 and 25c
Also wool serge-, crepes, reps, all the
newest materials and shades, per yard
75c to $1.00
R. L. Roberts & Son
Hen Smith is advertising a pub
lic sale at his farm five miles' cast
and two south of Jasper on Fri
day, April 1 7, at which time he
will sell two horses, two good cows,
and a lot of farm implements and
We have just received a large
shipment of Salvct, fully guaran
teed and for sale at Jackson Bros.
Services at Baptist Church.
Vocal and instrumental music
will be a special feature.
Morning sermon -subject
"Christ's Sepulchre " text, "Come
see where the Lord lay.
Evening sermon subject, "The
Devil s bieve
A cordial welcome awaits you.
I- T. Osuorn. Pastor.
Fresh fruits everyday at Wheat's
Cash Store. 2ftf
The Jasper Election.
The Jasper election was as quiet
as an election could be Two
councilmeu And a police judge
were elected, ms follows:
Wm Stonehookcr was reelected
and received 85 but of S8 votes cast
for police judge.
For councilman, east ward. Bert
Webb was reelected, receiving 36
votes out nf 37
For councilman. wet ward, W.
C. Thomas receiyed 37 and C. E.
Teeter 13 votes, giving Mr Thomas
a majority of 24,
F. F. Follmer and J W Brown
were reelected school directors.
The 60 crnts tax lew and nine
months' term proposition earned,
there being but two votes against
The Friuleing, n club of young
Indies, were entertained Tucsda
night bv Misses Jumita Hendricks
and Mar Drake at the home of
the latter. There were no men in
vited to this ptrty and to mal.e
up for their absence pictures of
men cut from magazines were hid-1
den about the rooms to be search
ed for Miss Peterson found 24
and was awarded a beautiful nun
itoll Miss Cords found but six
and took consolation in a homely
doll of the masculine gender.
Another part of the entertain
ment was in the millinery line,
whieh proved a very agreeable oc
cupation for the Frauleins. Each
w;in given three sheets of colored
tissue paper from which to form
and decorate a hat. A man hap
pened in about this time, and be
tnre he could escape was forced to
act as judge of the millinery dis
play. Miss Whitsctt was awarded
first prize in the millinery contest.
Other games were played and
music interspersed during the
evening. A dainty two-coursp
lunchcn was a pleasant feature of
The Budding Time.
Following is part of a recent
editorial in that excellent paper,
the Sarcoxie Record'
"It is a joyous thing, this spring
time now dawning, yet with all ;he
joy that it holds in store, free for
the asking, there are countless
thousands who disregard the de
lights of the woods and fields, stay
ing cooped up in apartments in
Mrs. Will Tabler Very III.
Mrs W. S T-Uder hxs been lying
very ill with typhoid fever the past
two weeks and as we go to press
her condition is reported to be no
better, but a change is hoped for
in a day or two.
Mrs. Hoover Stricken..
Mrs. W. II. Hoover suffered a
paralytic stroke last Thursday and
lies at the point of death. She is
past 82 years of age and her rela
tives and friends are apprehensive
as to her condition.
Mrs. Henry Wise Dead.
Mrs. Ilenrv Wise, aged about 38
years, died nt her home about
eight miles southeast of Jasper,
Sunday night, and was buried in
the Brethren Churchyard on the
baseline south of Jasper Tuesday.
She leaves a husband and three
Easter will be observed next
Sunday at the M E. Church be
ginning with the Sunday school'
exercises at o 45. Ihe pastor will
preach a special Easter sermon at
11 o'clock, and theannuil Easter
exercises by the Sunday school
will b given at 8 p m all invited
AN IMPORTANT MEETING
County Dairy Association to
Hold fleeting in Jasper Next
A meeting of the Jasper County
Dairy Association and all larmers
and their families who arc inter
ested in the nims and purposes of
this organization will be held in
Jasper at Hammond's Hall, Satur
day, April it, at 2 p. m.
Business of importance and of
great interest to farmers will come
before the meeting and a large at
tendance is desired.
Commission Goverment Wins
Hugh Mclndoc was elected Jop-
lin's first mayor under the com-
mission form of goverment He
Osborne, who is
term, by a ma-
Death of Well-Known Farmer.
William H Smith, aged 56 years,
residing 0 miles southeast of Jas
per, died of pneumonia at his home
last Friday night and the remains
buried nt Mitchell Cemetery Sun
day Henry Sunderland, an elder
in the Church of th Brethren,
conducted the funeral rites at Zion
Church in the presence of relatives
and many friends. Mr. Smith
had been living in this bection
many years and had many friends.
A widow and one son survive him
defeited Jesse F
serving his third
jority of 537
J. H Suley.
Home Missionary Worker Here.
Miss Schwartz, a Home Mis
sionary field worker, will speak at
the M. E. Church next Tuesday
evening, April 14. at S o'clock
She comes to us with fine recom
mendations as a forcible and
pleasant speaker, picturing the
work in our home land and its
possibilities of development for
the advancement of the Kingdom.
W. II. M. S.
An article elsewhere in this issue
amounts to more than seven billion
in one season." If this be true
the offspring of a married one
would be something fearful to
contemplate.- -Sheldon Enterprise.
towns and seeing only bricks, j says "the progeny of a single fly
mortar, smoke and grime There
be some who cannot very well get
away and these deserve the sym
pathy of the rest who can, but to
those who can get into the fields
and yet choose to remain in their
grimy environs, what may be said?
"Let us be charitable to the man
who cannot or will not appreciate
the glories of the woods in spring
time. Perhaps he was rcated that
way and knows no better. Let us
leave him to his city pavements and
his cheap vaudeville entertain
ments while we ol greater vision
go out in the fields and enjoy the
concert of God's orchestra, in which
the birds sing to the accompani
ment of the breeze among the
leaves and grasses, speaking peace
to the tired mind and reminding
it that these things were before
his time and will continue after
his mental or physical trouble have
passed with his body into tbo dust.
"For there is sermon, inspiration,
exhortation, rest and peace in the
woods during the spring season
and he is foolish who refuses to in
vite his soul to the enjoyment of
these things. '
elected mayor of Carthage by a
majority of 58 Republicans
elected city marshal, attorney, col
lector, assessor, treasurer, and four
countilmen Besides iho mayor
the Democrats elected two coun
crimen. Quits Bell and Goes into Busi
ness. H. O. Cord, local superintendent
of the Bell Telephone Company.
purchased the general mercantile
stock of Chandler & Sun, at Jas
per, some days ago The stock is
a large one, it is declared, for a
town the size of Jasper, imd thsi
firm enioyed a good busincw.
Mr. Cordz resigned his position
as manager of the Bell Wednesday
evening He will take charge of
his new business immediately.
Mr Cordi came here some years
ago as manager of the old Laync
or McGilvray systom.
When the Bell tool; the latter
over, Mr Cordz was continued as
manager He has been in charge
while the company was putting in
one of the finest plants in Missouri.
Mr. Cordz is a young man of re
cognized business and executive
ability. He has made n great
many friends in Lamar. -Lamar
The question is often asked,
"Does it pay in dollars and cents
to go to colleger" Well, a bull
calf sold for 350 in Kansas City
this week after having attended
the Missouri Agricultural College
less than a year. Drover's Telegram.
We Now Have in Stock a Full Line of
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