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OPERA DRUG AND
Optra ttoasc Eldg Clc Kin, Mo.
C G. Harnett (pent Sunday
with his lamily.
The Carbon Center postoffice if
repotted discontinued and its p
trcm will be supplied by V. V.
Houghton, carrier on Route 4.
The Nevada Choral Club, com
posed cl 60 people, will appear at
the opera house nest Monday even
ning. io grand musical enter
We are pleated to note that the
little daughter of Mr. and Mr. Si
mon Loeb has entirely recovered
from ber recent attack of diphtheria
without any seiious rcutts,
Mr. Geo. Wilkison of the Arthur
neighborhood wt in the city. Mon
day and favored the Tdibuni office
with pleaant call. Wilkinson it
a worker that never let up.
Curt and Chas. Burrows have
purchased the grocery atore cf A.
It. llolloway and look charge of
the atock Moodiy morning, under
the firm name of Uurrowa Bros.
Mat Is Is Become cf the Con.
jtantly Iscreaslrg Knrr.ter
of Drug ictlms?
Can They Be Cored?
ThU queeUon (n nxttuic Hie
inlud f the beat lutuUtrra, doctor,
itnd thinking men of today. Therv
art over a million drug uwratnthe
Culled Ktatea nl.HK, nnd the nuiulor
In rapidly lmrvn!nK. All unite In
ttntf that a rvlluble rurv lathe only
anlvnlton. ThU I 11 a ordinary dl-
r,iM and j Wlda to no ordinary drugs
or method of treatment. W DO w
offer our tretttnirnt which we guar-
a 11 lee will cur any caaoof Morphine,
t iptuiu, Jjiudununi, (Wniue or other
drujr linutt or refund your money.
To nny -rou uttering from this
dreadful dleue we w 111 wild a trial
pavkuK of our treatment atutolutcly
free. Write today, All rorrvaiHind
rmv atrUtly confidential U plain ru
vvlojx. Addre, Mauhitttan Tln'r
jsiniulh! AoUtlon, lh ('t B., II ii
liroadwny, crr oraCKjr
LOCAL liltlEtU g
JuMlce Tatter, of Carbon Cen
ter was in the city, Monday.
Mr. Geo.O. Circle has been buy
ing more Hates county real estate.
Mr. Wm, Minton't eldest daugh
ter i reported quite tick with fever.
Cba. Chance the bakery aupply
man tpent Sunday with hi family.
Special tale of Ladle.' Summer
Underwear at the Bazaar next week.
Don't miss it.
C. R. Walter wat in Joplin,
Sunday visiting hia father-in-law
Dr. Fleming, who 11 very sick.
Rev. C. C Jame ia quarantined
on account of acarlet fever of hit
little daughter, Ine. There are
teveral catet in the city.
Don't forget the fact that at the
entertainment by the Nevada
Choral Club, nest Monday night.
the curtaia raises promptly at S
Now is the time to subscribe for
the Tribune and get any one of
half dozen papers as a premium
or any you want at reduced clubbing
Geo, Bailey, from Yale, Kan.
wat in the city Tuesday, looking af
fer some business matters, lie
looks healthy, as though Kansas
water agrees with him.
The Daiaar will have a special
tale next week that will be of inter
est to the ladies. It will be a sale
of Ladies Summer Underwear.
This will be your chance to lay in a
supply. Tbey have alt kinds.
We have heard from our good
old friend, Locien Green. He
wants the Tauaux for many months
to come and join the procession
with an advanced subscription.
Bates county has no better men
than Lucien Green.
Mr. L. Fornshell came in Mon
day and enrolled bis name on the
list of subscribers to the Tribune.
Other good republicans are follow
ing his example and more ought to.
Mr. Fornshell it one of our success
ful farmers and a mighty good Re
publican. Pott master Martin went to Green
field, Monday as a member of the
Republican District Congressional
Committee, to represent the Interest
of the Republicans of Bates county
in that convention. The committee
wll fix the date of the Concession,
al convention fur this dittrict.
An effort will be made to-day
(Thursday) to have a census taken
of Rich Hill with special relerence
to some facts for the churches. It
it hoped that each family will aid
in every possible way to make the
information as complete aa possi
ble tod as correct as may be made.!
Rev. F. U. Snelson, presiding el
der of the A, M. C church for the
Kansas City dtttrict, lectured at the
tchoolhonse on North 6th street last
Thursday night to an appreciative
audience. The subject of hi lec
ture wat, "Native African Institu
tions, Mytteiies, Laws and Cus
toms," with illustrations.
Dr. II. W. Lancaster departed
Sunday, for Rotwctl, New Mexico
where he will stay, for a short pe
riod to tee if he can recuperate bit
health. Hit health has been for
some lime not very robutt and the
conttant wear ot his extensive prac
tice has left bim but little opportun
ity to recover from his recent severe
illnets. So. he hat concluded, Iq
fake a long needed rtl away from
There it a regular epidemic of
measela raging at this place and
aa a consequence the schools clot
ed Wednesday, to re-open on Mon
day, February 5th. According to
reports there la hardly a family cf
children in the town but what has
one or more esses, or expect to
have from known exposures. None
ot the cases are at all severe and
there it no apprehension anywhere
la fact, these are the measles the
small boyt likes just enough to
close the school and not severe
enough to make him nnsi a tneal
Cast Cuuoiy Newt.
Attend the special sale at the 12a
zaar next week,
The I'ott Oft'.ce at Delmsr. Hen
ry county has been discontinued.
W. O. Jackson, a lawyer fiom
Butler, was in town Iat Friday.
The post-ofiice at Virginia hat
been discontinued and mail for thtt
ollice goes to Amoiet.
II. P. Robinvn wat in Liutier,
latt Friday, attending a trusted salt
of properly in bprague.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Royce (rum
Kansas City, are visiting parents
and friends in this city.
The result ot the fire store case
was a hung jury. The case will
probably be settled out of court.
Mr. Morris Clifford, of Reavly
was in the city and added his name
to the growing lint of Tkibvm sub
scriptions. E. R. Williamson attended the
meeting of the South Wettern Lum
berman's Association at Kansas City
The city financial statement for
January shows a balance of $111.15
in the treasury, a good beginning
for the new year.
Mrs. May . Smal'ey and Miss
Nellie Cunningham, from .Hume,
were in the city Tuesday, calling on
their numerous friends.
Mayor Reed, of Kansas City, it
to speak in Rich Hill, Saturday,
Feb. so in advocacy of his nomina
tion for Governor by the Demo
crats. The Henry county republicans
will meet iu convention at Clinton,
Feb. 17 to select delegates to the
State and Congressional conven
tions. Scarlet fever is all the rage just
now. Untess you have a case in
the family or are fixing for it you
are all out of fashion. Like all
other fa is it will soon pass away.
It will pay you to spend all your
money in one place next week, at
the Bazaar. They will have on
sale a nice line of Summer Under
wear for the ladies. Call to and
see what tbey have.
Miss Minnie Shedrick, of south
wet of the city is very dangerously
ill with scarlet fever. She is to be
married soon, so report has it, and
her friends bope she will recover so
as to meet the engagement when
the day arrives.
Mits Lula Hagan daughter ol
John Hagan while on ber way to or
trom school, Monday tripped and
fell on a defective tidewalk and cut
her lip so that several stitches bad
to be taken to bind it together and
otherwise bruised her face quite
W. L. Whitney will take charge
of the Talmage hotel, February 14.
Tnis will be good news to the trav
elling public. Whitney is a born
hotel man and if Mr. Knoepkerwill
treat him hallway right he will
make a success of the Talmage no
tel business and add to the value ot
Dr. J. II. Fleming died at Joplin,
Mo., Monday night and his rem tins
were brought to Kich Hill by Mr.
C. It. Walters, his son-io law, for
burial. Dr. Fleming was jne of
the early settlers of Rich Hill and
lived here number of years. He
was a genial jtentleuien, courtly in
his bcanrg, warm hearted and true.
The funera I services were held
in the rrekbvterian church by
Hev. W. B. Chancellor, after which
the remains were buried ia Grecu
Owing to the (ct that Judge
frayes (s engaged, in the trial of
Rne of the boo J la cases the regular
February term of court has been ad
journed over until Monday the Slh
iutt. There are ap cases docketed
of which 114 are state or criminal
catcs of which $7 are for violations,
in One way and another of the liquor
laws. There are alto a6 divorce
cases. Theie are aUo 16 divorce
esse in Vernon county, making 51
in the two county, enough to make
moil any pesiiUt dispair ot future
family relationship of the country
Uut the optimitt will think better
the separation of 5 mUsmaled cou
pics than the continual jangling in
tj families and the resultant io-
duction ol ciimiusls and ditor
Hnmu.W IVii.i.'X j-'it ti- j
H.'i. finvl, 1A a- M'-fi.'jfJt (mil1
Ii-IkMmi tux.",, w .i h tbilr t
Jn'lij" Mai-h f-rit I ; 1 4 v ilvn
Our 'Uh!r T, li. Jim, Un-
Un rict-l t run f'r ti'inUti
fr eluTlff Auir;r our ffc rntK j
frVmJ., T. H. I- ut.-.ut t!- l-t fi.Mti J
,ior j. !'. nti-or-sjui; i "'ir J'ri.,- ;
I Hu nt. lwit n (.'! B-nV t
and n ohMing ! ! i-n. li- U rV-t J?
alive ti)tir-w ntan iiitl Ht;
Uw oftiiv with eitt-rpy ftii l ftl-iiit v.
The J-liOK lat!j at
wiioot tioawe Friday j!!it. wan a
decided auccHt. Cj'iit. n crowd ws,
in ttrli'lHiirrt aimI tli"r v p'JO'l
order throughout. N -!!: M;wli '
won tlx; houor in rj-liiij aud ilir
IVa Tllwin won lu tin -iiib-rin;r
match. The way J1U J'-a tii-ln-T
A certain boy told a yonus la'" T at
the hpliingxbool r'ri'Ixj uihl Ihnt
Kite ruuxt not taW! Curk-y. or
would ml a ride hoiu-.
Meiwra. Flemin? and Tarwr old
three apana of work muVn lat
.Mr. Llaa Htultx rvtcrm-d from
Johnson couGty Thuixlav of lat
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Tourtil'ott were
present at the wid'l!iiff of a wiee,
near Cornland, Wednesday ot laat
j Harry Woodard, of Vernon coun
ty, ha been vWttng hU inh-r. Sir.
Nona Harkinn, tbe past two wo-ku.
Alva Louder U breaking a stjlli-h
younjf honw. Some of onr youns
ladk can expect tome swift bujry
rides in the Dt-ar future.
Enquire John I-augtake, of I'ana
ina, was a baMne calkr fa our
Oelghborhoad last week.
We wih to aay a few words con
cerning our nchool wtith ha Jut
closed lta fifth month. ur prlnci
pal. Prof. Creisap, haa isucceedfd .a
peaiDff the patrons in aliuot every
respect. Hit mode of t'tl;ln the
pupils of both r.ni !nln;r. hH
been very pk-arinjj not orly to the
children, but. rbelr part'DU al.
Through the kindnewi ol a frU-nd we
have ixn g-iven a lit iA the name
of puplla whose d-poruoent ha
100 the pant month. Wc alo en
cloae a compiwliion by a 7-year-old
tot in the primary department,
Harry tax.ir. Harry LKuh!!oo,
I'rtah Ayer, Jr., Ethel Heckadon.
Myrtle loton, Julia beatk-y,
Ooldle WheatWy, Eila (liflord.
Nellie Ayer, KatUel W llo 1.
Josephine Ayer, Martlia lt..m,
Youmrr IKnaldM.u Stay lKn,
Erva Urip. Loin M-rullix.b.
Selena Mrt'ulb-x-h, I.ueyMril.
llarol 1 Joiie.
Who pKoka the China I'rr. hi k?
Once upon a time It wati a odd
nlht. The warou wheel creaked
aa th'y went orer the kmuii'I.
There waa tnnv on the ground.
Evn the ititton Kxtked frtwlk", Katt
I the irirl'a ntiute. Her mother i.id
to go up flair and empty the pitch
er. Rate ald, lu a tiiluuto. Jut
then Jamie came in with hi rtea'
akatea and Kate aniuwd at
looking at them he forgot nil almut
(fuiiiK up tai. to e'upt r tle pitch
er. Her tuotiier and MUier h id t-n
tttlng by the nrw. Her mother tad
beeu pultblK the IwiVj to kvj and
now nhe had t"iH- to put It ia I;
crlii. TU' tv.il out .1..1 ... Kle
aud aald, "I luuvt pum-li tii.il litlie
ho he i j;an t boW, fir.t he r;ime
to the kitchen a here ll rt wa a
hot flrv. ''That iau't the pi ne fir
me," he aaid. Tta-n l wetit on bk
In Into window afu-r a iudoa-. un
til at lrut lie came to a room lu re
tberv waa r.o fire and It wnaoild.
"ThU U tle place. I Eiie"ln' si I.
Then he felt arouud and t raitx to
airarklii the uiiil iw. "Here." bet
.".id, tle'U lit. got lu and ftUroud
ie cam to r!e h!ii in 1. Tin n
ho Rot up and tln-re w a ll-e pi t-UT.
1 lieu he bejfan to sprvad hi ky
flag'n over the aater and ! In
fan to ftveav H. It aald. 'e are a!l
tunilnj to little chrt.tSe." Th- it
froa nivr. O, ikid t:' pUv!r,
lultour pulln:. you m.tke
uk braktv" "Wo cau't k Ip It," .4;d
tlie water, "we liae to bae m -re
rvKHU." Theocriuk went ibe piti h-
r. Tlwu Coia iul ovil linii ai.ti
loet Jafk Erot aud went tlaueln j
oft. while Kate a iu i.l iln'n.iirs
that tirandin.Va pit.-tier v.-i oa brr
usotlKr a orgau danclu
Writ. C. Wnitne, Sc. it Ny
Jannj C'cUnd' tstt .l..i.iot
tioU, was npciaied 00 fiK ai ;r:i.lj.
Citus latt Situidiy ai-.d 11111 i..)t le
coer. as cMip'.icaiKu (ie nt
(in, Mr. Wlittitj tas since 4. id.
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IVl V.'f l wr,t to Men !M( J ly
t.sll At Mr. A. .rfffrt.
M,.r..tw-,' y anl II r,.r 1,.-; ,.wJ wm?,
.ea 1.. t , ..t fcw day. t-Vs'.htHa0 Tii t , t i3Jk ,,e ,mt
ttl'""r wh" ' ;Wftni I. si t-t r.t,!.
)l!CIU r t" e;,t Vf rrivm. I . - . . .
Mr. '.f"';'i l Jf v a v ry jr: j eait Uilt m'Jl fa aess Ia?.
w.-t-r pr:.-:-ii,.?or lit Jf.ir. m 1rf9UT ;iir I, it I
" n" donbt M li Ki vi,, Tim- Ul. to z , i.iw JL
day, ai l-..k out f'r u 'rr... !
... . ,, j 3. A- Bittjj, ?r fcsji Ja It!'
won-U-r if -uTT Hrer ir L -
rttm nr with bi tfrJ, thaa It waaj anaa. it. li. wit Uf to-w
'ttir:ff a:i uhn l-p'.cg tsj Er--; l'rtlaj to a Jew tay.
bi ifVr'i flower wofeiJVt; Mr. Was. WV!r rnri fv
lrt-i t1 - ,vl Mo'Jjiy 'a-t- x t ,.,t
Oneoflk,Ike Neaf. j 5.1
cave ferra a h'.z eaaoVr lit Xaux j w z't It vr-vsisa f c
!!c.-r, bnt l"u Ik- didn't kU L!;ia.!l,l tr f e hnL It m -vi to t.".
and be La a'st tviwiudwd to k-o U' sr'r vvt ",'i'rl
t h uri,,. ... i , - , : tal l(li asd i sal v a t u
t winder aul I try a patefc t jai;i th. east fcor w i. asi
Ti eaa'yn. Tb crasder t t;.'tvL hmlih-r: p"as.r yn-.r
I'.Rjf all tU !us;i Uy ia lit tA&r ' ' tna. 1 t.tr a;5V,wt rz
i.ra-1 aor.i- Eitron an3 yerr . JfcTwiscnt.
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GRIFFITH CnOCERY CO.
Get Our Prices
on all kinds of groceries, feed, tin
ware, queensware, etc. We knor
we can save you money. Give us a
We want your produce of all kinds,
and will pay you the highest market
price for same in cash, trade or a dry
We keep our meat market clean as a
pin, and do not handle anything but
the best of meat and guarantee to
give satisfaction. Give us a trial
Yours for business.
Griffith Grocery Go.
Upon taking our annual invoice. February 1st,
we found we had a few snore liens' Winter Suit and
Overcoats, than we need. Do yea ceed them? It
ou do you can can then cheaper tbaa we do. 'e
don't want 10 carry a one till next seasoa.
Here are a few slashed" prices. Tbia tt !! ior
new up-to cuts gacd.. No oJJ stotu aaitis wrvr
iATi mdse at the DIG STORE.
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