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Read! Notice! Come!
arc going to close out at once our Ready-to-.
Wear Department. The high cost of materials, the
scarcity of goods, the help situation being so scarce,
we have decided to give you the benefit of the
greatest values ever offered during these war times
Ladies' Coats, Suits, Skirts, Waists,
House Dresses, Bath Robes
Are marked in plain figures with the special price
showing what each and every garment costs you.
Mothers, this is ypur time to buy children's coats
at your own price.
Special 20 Wool Serge Children's Coats, choice $288
Special 11 Wool Serge Children's Coats, choice $1.25
Special 11 Ladies' Wool Suits, choice - $11.65
Wc mean every word we advertise. Come in and see.
Red Cross linen shower this week let us help you with handker
chiefs, towels and sheets for the soldier boys this is the
Government's request, so "do your bit."
State Poultry Show.
The twe ntysixth annual Missouri
State Poultry Show will be held in
the Auditorium at St. Joseph, Mo,
December 3-7, inclusive. 19J8.
The Missouri State Poultry Board
was fortunate in being able to locate
the 1918 state fhew in St. Joseph
and to secure one of the best build
ings in the state for a show the size
and character of the Missouri state
show. The bonrd was alio fortunate
in securing the services of th; fol
lowing well known judges-: E. C.
Branch, Lees Summit, Mo. Walter
Burton, Arlington, Tex, and D. T
Heimlich, Jacksonville, III. They
will not only place the award?, but
will remain during the entire show
and will be at the service of exhib
itor's and visitors who 8re interested
in poultry, and will be pleased, to
give instruction and advise relative
to mating, breeding, feeding and
Entry fees have been reduced to
50 cents for singles and $2 for pens
for the large poultry and 25 cents
for singles and $1 for pens for bant
ams, which should bring out the
largest entry in years. .
Cash premiums offered are un
usually attractive. Liberal special
prizes will also be offered.
Premium list will be ready Oct
ob r 26. Entries close November
26. The list and further information
may be obtained frcm Fred Crosby
assistant secretary, Mountain Grove,
Miss Beulah Simms entertained
about fifteen girl friends at her
home Monday evening with a mis
cellaneous shower in honor of her
friend, Miss Alma VanMarter whose
marriage to Gregory Buckman of
near Shelbina took place yesterday
morning at 6:30 at Holy Rosary
Ch urcb A salad course was serv
ed by the hostess The guest of
honor was the recipient of many
useful and beautiful gifts
Miss Helen Southern who teaches
school at new Bloomfield spent
from Saturday until Sunday with
' her parents Dr. and Mrs. J. N
Southern. She was accom pained
v borne by her friend Miss Ida Bell
' Richmond who was tlso a guest at
the Southern home.
1 Miss Mattie Bess Shearman, who
teaches in the grade school at
Macon spent the week end with
relatives and friends in this city.
About IN Cords.
The branch i f service to which
soldiers belong may be told by their
hat cords The key to the military
color scheme follows:
Red and White Engineeriugcorps
Pink and White-Signal corps.
Blue with red tassels Machine
Green - Service corps.
Orange Quanermaster's corps.
Plum and Bluck Medical corps.
Dirk Red and Black Ordnaiice
White band without cord Avia
tion training corps.
Blue and White Reserve militia
and volunteer training corps.
Regular army men are to be dis
tinguished by the plain U. S. on
their collars, while members of the
National Guard have a small N. G
after the U. S, and members of the
National army a small N. A.
P. N. Jones and Mrs. Layson Tuley
went to Hale Friday, to meet their
bister, Mrs. Margaret Moore who
was accompanying the remains of
her husband, James Moore, from
Alberquerque, N. M. The remaines
were then brought to this city Sun
day afternoon for funeral services
The remains were accompained
to this city Sunday by his wife Mrs
Margaret Moore, Mr. and Mrs. H. F,
Moor, Mr. and Mrs. U. E. Beddell,
Mrs. H. C. Beddell, Miss Maud Moore,
and George Webster, of Hale.
Contracts just closed with manu
facturers of corncob pipes in Wash
ington, Mo., will provide the mem
bers of the military forces of the
United States with 1.750.COO corn
cob pipes. The Government con
tracted for 1.500.0GO pipes and the
remaining 250,000 were ordered by
the Knights of Columbus. The fac
tories with the contracts have a
capacity of 40.000 a day and will
run full forces for some time in
filling the orders.
Miss Mary Finnigan who has held
a position as saleslady with the A.
A. Melson D. G. Co. for the past two
years has resigned her position to
accept a place in the postoffice. She
entered upon her new duties Tues
day. Please bring the little tots in the
MORNING. Miss Belle Johnson.
Go to Miss Belle Johnson for
high grade enlargements.
Mifs Edna Nolen spent over Sun
day with friends in Shelbina.
Miss Archie Clark spent Sunday
at the borne of her aunt in She!
Miss Ruth Wilson is home from
Chicago where she has been the
past several months studing music.
Mrs. A Lee Ely and Miss Dilola
Jones attended the funeral of Mrs.
Ada Turnbull at Waverly, III., last
Mrs Lawience Leggett has re
turned to her home in Palmyra
after a weeks vi&it at the home of
her aunt, Mrs. C. A. J,awson.
Miss Gertrude Tonsor left Satur
day for a several weeks visit at St
Peters, III , Her father, H. J. Tonsor
accompanied her as far as Hannibal.
If vou want trees that will live,
see J. C. McAttee, our agent. Any
goods that dies will be replaced
free of charge. Rochester Nurs
ery Co. 4t.
Miss Maud Scott and friend Miss
Cecile Coffey who are attending
Gem City Business College spent
from Friday until Sunday at the
borne of Miss Scott's sister Mrs. W.
Complete returns from the recent
registration in Missouri were re
cieved by the provost marshal gen
eral. The registration was 421,056
or nearly 25,000 more than was
Miss Bess VanMarter who is in
training in a hospital' in Kansas
City for trained nurse came home
Thursday night to be present at the
marriage of her bister Miss Alma
Mrs. Con Lyons, of Moberly is
visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs.
Jno. Overly. Mrs. Lyons will visit
here until the 15 of this month when
with her husband they will leave
for Seattle. Wash .
Mrs. Ed M. Jayne and Miss' Fan
nie Jayne who were called to Great
Lakes about a week ago on account
of the illness of their husband and
brother, Ed M. Jayne, who was criti
cally ill with pneumonia following
an attack of Spanish influenza, re
turnfd to this city Monday night.
Tbey report his condition as much
improved which bis many friends
in this city will be glad to hear.
THE STOCK MARKETS
Furnished Weekly by Wood-son-Fennewald,
Cattle receipts have been light
er this week and the market is 15
to 25c higher, on the bulk of the
good steers and butcher stuff, while
the medium kinds are about steady.
Bulk of the prime steers selling
from $18.25 to 19 00. Choice $1725
to 1800. Goo.d $1425 to 1525
Medium $10.75 to 11,75. Fair kill
ers $8 75 to 9.75.
Stockers and feeders steady.
Choice feeders $11. 50 to 12.50. Good
$10 00 to 1 1 00. Fair $9 00 to 9 75
Best stockers $900 to 1000. Good
$825 to 900. Fair $725.jo 800.
Common $625 to 7.25.
Yearling steers and heifers steady
Prime $16.00 to 1700. Choice $14
to 15.00. Good $11 to 1200. Medi
um $8.00 to 900. Fair killers $7
Cows 25c higher. Choice $12 to
12.50 Good 875 to 950 Mid. urn
$7.50 to 800. Fair $650 to 700.
Canners $550 to 575
Bulls steady. Choice $9.50 to
$10.50. Good $800 to 885 Medium
$6 75 to 7.25.
Calves $200 lower. Choice veal?
$ 14.00 to 15 CO. Medium $10.00 to
12.00. Cnoice heayies $8. to 900
Fair $6 50 to 7.50.
Hog receipts 15,000, market clos
ing 40c lower. Good hogs $19.45 to
19.60. Heavy pigs $18 to 18.50
100 pound pigs $17 to 1740. Pack
ers $17.75 to 18.00.
Sheep receipts 1800, market
steady. Fat sheep 10 to lOic.
Lamb market steady on best very
dull on other kinds. Choice ewe
wether lembs $16.00. Bulk of the
iambs $1500 to 1550. Cull and
throwout lambs $800 to 105(1
Goat market demoralized
Anything to Serve.
Everybody knows about the big
things the overseas. Y. M. C. A.
workers do for the boys in khaki.
but not everybody knows of tba
smaller services that gladden many
a brave soldiers heart.
"For this man," recently said a
"Y" worker in a hospital service
abroad, "I'm going to write a letter
to the sweetheart with whom he
quarreled. I'm going to write to
the mother of another lad who is
not well enough to write himself
the surgeons say he will not recov
er. For" still another I'm ' going to
buy some fruit. This fellow here
wants his back pay, and a near by
neighbor wants a night shirt and
some talcum powder. Another
neighbor wants cigarettes, and so on,
"I'm broke myself, now. having
spent $200 of my own money for
such purposes 6ince I came over,
but 1 know an American man who
will be glad to help out and I've
written him for aid."
Horses, Mares and Mules
I have orders for all the fat, pretty mares I can buy
from 4 to 20 years old, weighing from 800 to 1200 lbs.
I ship to several markets and can pay as much as any
buyer you know. I also have an order for 100 geldings
from 4 to 7 years old, from 15 to 15.3 hands high, must
be bfeedy looking and weighing from 800 to 1100 lbs.
Will buy 50 plug mares from 4 to 8 years old that are
fat and have shape. Will be at Yates & Yates barn in
Monroe City on
Friday, October 11
CARPENTER & NEUBURGER
National Stock Yards, 111.
Colorodo, the Rocky
Estes Park, Yellow
stone National Park
Glazier Nat'l Park
and all the other
National Parks and
Monuments in the
West, Black Hills,
Buffalo Bill Country,
Big Horn Mountains,
North Pacific Coast
and California, now
on sale. Liberal,
stop-overs and long
S. B. THIEH0FF, Tkt.
Tully Wins Suit. .
Mat Tully, of Stoutsville, was
given a decision over the heirs of the
Dooley estate by the Federal Court
last week, that court reversing the
findings of the lower court and
ordering that all costs be assessed
against the plaintiffs. The suit was
instituted by the Dooley heirs in
which they endeavired to have Mr.
Tully declared a bankrupt.
Mrs Mate Proctor has returned
to her home in Chicago after a visit
here with her parents Mr.and Mrs
H. C. Scheetz. She wa9 called sev
eral weeks ago'here by the serious
illness of her mother, who is very
Misses Lucile Proctor, Ruth Hoar
and Bess Montgomery returned
home Friday from a "several days
visit with Miss Margaret McCarty
Mrs C. R. Tenaty and baby, of
Palmyra are visiting her aunt, Mrs