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RICH HILL MISSOURI,' THUFDAT, SEPT. 3 1,3
VOLUME 1 8
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Rich Hill at University.'" ClBV,!;!' l!jr"cd "
Sevtntcta Rich Hill Coys an3
Girls will be In Columbia
Rich Iliil will, this year, prob
ably boar the distinction of ha
ing more of her young people in
the University than any twn o
twice its size in the state. Seven
teen Iiich Hill girls and young
m n will be at Missouri this year
ifcThisiaa Rood record for the
city and would be a pood record
for a county, and shows that the
people of Rich Hill are alive to
the advantages of the University
Of these seventeen two have
graduated and hold positions as
Fellows and assistants.
Ilesides these there will be
several attend other colleges in
Missouri and Kansas three that
we know of.
Can any city of 5000 inhabit
ants e'iual this record?
An Omaha woman, says an ex
change, is suing for divorce from
her fourteenth husband. Nine
of the conjugal partners are still
alive. She got her last man in
January by advertising for him,
and that shows what advertising
will do. If a woman 55 years
old can win her fourteenth hus
band by advertising for him, it
is pretty good argument against
tho virtues of printer' ink. But
the fact is also brought out that
the advertiser should deliver the
goods as she promised, which
this one failed to do. Sho was
0 mean to the old man that he
thought thatlbe had ought to
light oat. Her system for get
ting them is successful, but she
has a streak of yellow that pre
- tents her doing what sho adver--iisca
imr Day Prcsrsm.
program for the Labor
Diy QjAbration has been pub
lished ana i an interesting one.
In the morning at 10:30 the
parade will take place and will be
. fcood. Several prizos have been
offered for the Nt
In the afternoon there will be
gpeecheaby Mayor J. K. Martin.
Hon. i. I. Sheppard, of Ft, Scott
Hon. W. O. Atkesoa and other
well known orators. Como to
Iiich Hill next Monday.
a U'antu editor, throueli
bad break in choice of words.had
to move, A temperance lecturer
had for Ms subject, "Rum." la
wriiinc It nn tlia editor eaid. "he
was full of his subject"
Paints and Oils
Stoves and Stove Repairs
I handlo tho Best Paints on tho Market
and guarantee to give satisfaction.
While my present stock lasts I will sell
at less than cost at Wholesale in Kan
sas City. It will pay you to call at
once and solect your paint for fall
Remember my motto:
THE BEST AND CHEAPEST
nil is - a.
Mr. Perry Jennings and Mi.s
Cara Havely. of Foster, were
united in marriage at the M. K.
parsonage in Nevada on Wedno.
day, August 2Glh, by Rev. W. T.
McClure- They were accompan
ied by several friends who wit
nessed the happy event. The
bride is a daughter of Mrs. G. V.
Havely of Foster, and a neice of
Mr. II. II. Havely, a prominent
resident of that place. The
groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs
Frank Jennings of Ft. Lupton,
Col., who formerly resided at
Foster. The bride was attired
in a dress of chiffon batiste, trim
med in valenciennes lace, while
the groom wore the conventional
black. Although the bride has
resided in Foster only a short
time she has won many friends
by her gracious disposition, who
will join a wishing her a happy
and prosperous life. Butler
Un- UcMartrj Dsai.
Mrs. Arthemesia McMartry,
wife of Robt. McMurtry died at
her home in this city, Thursday,
August 27th, 1908, aged 56 years.
She is survived by her husband
and eight daughters.
Mrs. McMurtry had been in
poorlhealth for some time and
death waa not entirely unexpect
Funeral services were held
from the home Saturday morn
ing conducted by Rev. Hargrove,
after which interment was made
ia Green Lawn Cemetary.
lo Rosn4-cp the Panther.
Quite a number of Homo's
crack huntsmen went over on the
Marais des Cygnes this (Thurs
day) morning to help round-up
a panther, or some other kind of
varment that has been running
around over there at large for
Haven't you heard about this
wild animal? Ask some one to
tell you about it. It's too long a
story to print. Next week we
will tell you all about how his
pantherBhip was captured
A visitor at the Cass County
Fair last week said that Homer
Spencer was sweeping every
thing in the races he entered.
Mr. Spencer has the horses and
knows how to drive them.
W. W. Jamison and wife' spent
Sunday with C G. Weeks and
family ia Butler.
nich urn, no
you properly. Let us
D 0 mj--l
Alrnaa McCarty Injnrei.
Four boys were ridinsl'oicycles
around Central Park Sanday
nifrht when they met the carriage
of W. W. Fergason and the boys
divided, two on one side and two
on the other to pass. The horse
became startled and made a
lunge, the shaft striking Alman
on the collar bone, breaking it.
lie was also bruised in bis tumble
but not otherwise injured.
The accident happened at the
point where the store building of
Alien "Wright cuts off the light
from the nearest arc light and
where there is a dark place in
the street for perhaps fifty feet
Several similar accidents have
happened at this place in the last
two or three years.
Two Left Born la 1329.
Only two senators of the
United, States Cullom of Illinois
and Stevenson of Wisconsin, were
born in the same year, 15C9, as
was William B. Allison, the de
parted Nestor of the senate.
There are fourteen senators who
were born seventy years or more
ago, and the terms of six of these
will expire next year, while the
terms of six others will end in
1911, and the terms of only two
of these elder statesmen, Sena
tor Cullom of Illinois and Senator
Frye of Maine, will run the
ength of the administration of
the nexi president of the United
States. L C. Journal.
Ntw Postal Order,
A new order in the postoffiee
department went into effect last
week. By its term a defaced
stamp hereafter is worthless
Should a corner be torn off, no
mailer how small, or the stamp
is mutilated in any way, it can
pot longer be used. AH letters
bearing such stamps will be held
at the postofilce two weeks for
recovery and at the end of that
time, if not claimed, will be sent
k the d.ad kltcr oSicc. Another
phase of the order Is also Inter
esting. Permission is now given
individuals to perforate the stamp
they use with a reasonably small
loatruuieut for identification pur
poses, bucn a step is inienoea
to prevent the sanding of anon
yinous U'tteror tho theft or the
mutilation of private mail of any
Kl Still Earnlnj,
There is still a great deal of
fire In the Lemar mill which
burned last week. The great
pile of "grain Is still burning and
when there i little wind, the
smoke covers the entire city. A
fire of this kind burns along
time and it is almost impossible
to extinguish it.
Allen, the Luid ruan, of Adrian
was in llith Hill Friday selling
hi id in tho llriiics Valley, in
lYxis. A number i'f llu-h llil
nartits have U;u"--toJ ia this
In Fitting Trusses
Has leametl us how to fit
I - Silver Metfal Ccstesl.
A silver medal contest was
given at the Christian church last
Thursday evening under the
auspices of the "W. C. T. U. A
good crowd attended and enjoyed
the excellant program given.
Claude A. Brown was awarded
the medal and Miss Laura
Coughlan second. The program :
Piano Miss Harriet Cole
Song 6 small boy 8
Recitation Grace Foster.
Recitation Ivor Williams.
Quartette Mrs. Johannes,
Miss Gertrude Cheverton, Sey
mour Williamson, Carl btone
braker. Reading Fannie Hook.
Reading Claude Brown.
Solo Mrs. Minnie Royce.
Reading- Miss Belle Watson.
Reading Laura Coughlan.
Mr. JohnWinburn was trag
ically killed, while carrying the
mail last Thursday, Aug. 0.
His horse is supposed to have be
come f righened somewhere near
the Hotwater schoolhouse, for
Mr. Winburn was found hanging
in the cart in the stable on the
M. D. Maloney farm. . The gate
being open, the horse ran into!
the barn and was found there
hitched to the cart. He was
buried in the Virginia graveyard !her cl4,!E9 or 4rl increase of her
Friday, the 21st. He was born! Potion, which U new only $12
in Kentucky." He waa about Eo
years old. He was married to
Miss IdaCusick abost four years
ago. lie was a quiet citizen, lov
ed by all his neighbors. It will
never be known how he was
thrown out of the car. His foot
caught between the spring and
box and hung and he was found
there, poor fellow. No one knows
whether he was killed suddenly
r his life dragged out. Virginia
Items, Butler Times.
Cash la kin::t.
By January 1st webne to have
the Tribune book in lo run
a strictly cash in advance busi
ness, and U d. this we mustj
collect fnm delinquents. If you
get a statement from us please
attend to the matter at onco.
is a business matter and should
be attended lo in a business Lke
Where we send a statement
and receive no reply, we will be
compelled to send the account to
a collecting agency. This applies
only to those ho have absolute
ly ignored our letters. Please
attend to thia matter.
A. D. Pontius ia at Baxter
Springs attending the great an
nual encampment of G. A. G. at
that place. Mr. P, is one of th
Tribune's pi.xuvr readers, lie
always takes in these big an
nual gatherings of the boys who
wore the blue, and, upon Ira i e-
turn, will no doubt give throug'i
our columns a full and complete
account hi trip, which is i f so
much interest u the V.J Wy"
Cpcra Drcj E;:se C;titi
The Opera Dreg House, owned
by D. II. Ilickey, w robUd
some lime l.t laxt VTtdr.day
tiifht. The robbers crawled in
J ; a back window In tbe wre hous",
:t.en pried ojx-n a wjcJajw ir.to
the store proper. Ahxut $15.00
was taken from the cash register
which was open, two razors were
' 1 , , a .
were Uken out of the ca.se, a few
out of each box
It fme that about err
thirty days home store i rotU-d
here in almost the saixe way and
the otily rln- loft i few f'r t
prints where the robbers escap
ed. In this case, the lights, which
Mr. Hickey leaves burning, Lad
been turned out and th3 work
done in the darkness.
FJatlrr Vica Two.
FeopIe ia beaatlfulCtctral Vixx,
The picked team from the I athletic sports, game and res
three grammer schools easily ds jtimes wi 1 be ir-djlged ir, Irte
feated the RichHiU boys in a ! att ractior.s wll be jurtiihed,
double-header at the Play School ; and the people thor&ugh'r co-
grounds Friday afternoon. But
ler went down to defeat at Rich
Hill last week but thfy more!
than evened up matters yester-
day. The first game was the
best ol tne two and was charac
terized by some clever bits cf
fielding and heavy stick work by
the Butler boys- Both Dan Tal
bot and Buz Ellis got a home run.
The for the first game was 12 to
6. The second game w as rather
ragged at times but the home
boys took the lead and stayed
there, the final score being 14 to
5. Butler Democrat.
M rs" Nancy Cox, widow of John
Cox, a soldier of the civil war,
died in lfOS, arrived in Butler
Wednesday morning accompani
ed by her stepson. Dr. J. W. Cox
and her daughter, Mrs. Lening
lu,n 01 AOWa' na miners o 1S-V
j before Congressman DeArmond
m W . i .1
Pr monia. .Mrs. cox is neany
W years of age. Bntler Times.
The Schell City street fair is
in session and a number from
here are in attendance.
A large number of Rich Hill
"tins" took in tho Archie Rich
base ball game in
The Sells Floto
draw a Urge crowd to Rich
Wm. Minea, of Jacksonville,
III., who bad been the guest of
his sister, Mrs. Dr. Geo. Lane,
returned home Friday.
Miss Julia Connelly left lust
week for Clunook, Montana,
where she will ten h this year
ph(J WCRt to gu Tui(i EnJ
take a steamer from there to St.
Paul, from there gving West.
Will and O'zz McMurtry. of
Kansas City, were ia
Rich 11 11
Ust week, twin called here onl Clias, lAce, who rcctrtly
account of the death of their JvWted Vice President oi th
mother, Mrs. ibt. McMurtry, ; new Pcopl.es lt.n:k i littler, la
mention of which is made !:' purchased prt'rty t'jera k-J
where ia thi pper. I lu moved to thit p!iro.
To trauo vritii Tnbuno adver
tisers. Tiiey cro all rcliablo
firms and worthy of your
trade. Look theia up vdien
you arc looking for barsains.
Read hz Tribune's Advertisements.
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Two Weeks Attractions
Hates Coar-tf will tez'.a a two
weeks erUlncet, the nt
fK!! .,(, ' oi ..;.!.-
by Rich IJ.fi ad AdraJ
M:dar. S-ru 7 pJd. E2 wI2
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show vi.,:v,-rs a gvr.i tine. Great
irilj.0C4 La.- Irera JU-AI-s
ar.l a g .4 u'-e jg i!!3:?i A
l.g parade -f crz-zba tev.r,
artlsiicaSy d g-ed s e:c
w;:ibe the feature f tie re-
music througr. out tL dij.- Ia
the a!tm---3 a ta Ver cf rrcx
iaect speaker will afires the
tertained from early
late at c:ght. See
Early Tuesday co-rn'.rg. Sit,
tt) tue preat W.l-Hoto circs
will arrive in Rich HiJ over the
Frisce, and give two performan
ces, afternoon and night. Be
sure and see this big show.
Wednesday begins the Adrian
Street Fair. The main diEcuIty
the marajemect of this fair ha
to overcome is the fact that they
do not have time to put oa a!l the
shows. The attendance lait
year averaged 130 people daily.
The week following this the
big Bales County Fir takes
place, and on Sept. 17, the same
week, the Heme Snk Show Is
dated. This is one of the best
stock shows in Southwest Mi
souri Any man can take a news
piper. It is the cheapest thing
he can buy.. Every time a hen
clucks and has laid an ej:g, his
paper is paid for that wet. It
costs less than a postage stamp
less than to send or receive a
letter. It comes to you every
week rain or shine, calm or
stormy. No matter what hap
pens it enters your door a wel
come friend, full of sunshine,
cbt-er and Interest. It c-peas th
Shows wlHjdoor of the great world and puts
you face to face wiih ita pec pie
and its great veats. It short
ens the long wider nights. It
is your adviser. gvsi;.er and
friend. No man is just to his
children who does xxd give then
the local papr. No man i gHKl
U himself who dovs nvt tak-j
Mis Nannita Faddin, cf I.ia,
Kansas, wSm had been visiting
relative and frendia thlittty,
r lurius home Saulij .
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