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1 . - v - ' ''. ' Tfca Butlsr Weekly Time Battle Death Rate for U. S. 57 in Thousand. T WALKER-McKIBBEN'S WALKER-McKIBBEN'S .' Washington. D. C. Feb. aa. Bat THE ATt COUNTY RECORD "lie death rates in the American Army ASM ob Thursday o( each whL during the great war exceeded the It Will be a Joy to Select Your death rates from disease.. Gen, Marrli has annonnred in makinu Ollb 1ST. R. AI.I.BN, B4lt.r mm Kp, lie statistics prepared by the General Staff. In past wars disease killed many more men than lost their live o mtared at the Post Office of But' tor. Mo., as secoirA-claas mail matter: Thursday, February 27, 1919. $1.50 PER YEAR We are authorized to make the following announcements: For Township Collector: L. V. KEELE i We are' authorized to announce : A. C. MOREL.AXD aa candidate for County superintend ent of Public Schools. Subject to the action of the Dem ocratic party. - We are authorized to announce G. G. HKXRY aa a candidate for Trustee of Mt. Pleasant Township. Subject to the action of the Demo cratic party. Adelina Pattf, the famous opera singer, is dangerously ill at her home in Wales,' according to, the Liverpool Post. A fatal issue of her illness is feared. Little John Jacob Astor will be worth S.S.57.ooo when he reaches the age of 21. His mother. Mrs.,. Made line Force Astor Dick, has renounced the boy's allowance and will permit .his $3,000,000 fortune to accumulate Prince loachim of Prussia, youny- est son of former Emperor William, has been arrested, according to a dis patch from Munich. The dispatch states his arrest was on suspicion of his being connected, with "certain intrigues." Articles or photographs designed to incite contempt for or to defeat enforcement of the Federal prohibi tion amendment -would be barred from the mails under a resolution in troduced Friday by Representative Little of Kansas. The battle death rate for the en tire American Army-in this war was 20 per 1,000 per year! In the bx ucditionary Forces it was VT pe 1.060 per year. The disease death rate was 17 per 1,000 per year in th Expeditionary rorces. and 10 in the army at home. - Among the American forces, th taole showed, the battle death rate was only half that of the British Ex pedilionary Forces, which was given as no ner 1.000 per year. Gen. March said that the lower death'- rate from disease undoubtedly was largely due to the inoculation requirements of the army, and sec oudly to the efficient work of the medical corps, out tor tne intiu enza epidemic, he said, the disease rate would have been cut in half. The table of comparative battle and disease death rates per 1,000 per year for wars in which the United States has engaged since the war ot 1812, follows: Mexican War, battle death rate, 15; disease death rate, no. Civil War (North), battle death rate, 3,3; disease death-rate, 05.. Spanish War, battle death rate, 5 disease death rate, 26. Present war (A. E. I'.), battle death rate, 57; disease death rate, 17. Congressman Borland Dies While in France. Washington,' D. C.7 Feb. 21. Con' grcssman - William f. norland Dem.) of the Fifth Congressional District of Missouri, who lived in Kansas City, died yesterday in Army Field Hospital No. 31, .in France, from an attack of bronchial pneu monia, according to a brief ' cable gram received tonight by Adjt. Gen. larns. Harris recjuested members f the Missouri delegation to inform members of Representative Bor- auu's family. There was little information con tained in the cablegram received at the. War Department. It was said orland had been confined to . the osjrital of the' 4th"" Division from ebruary 1 to February 18. Borland went to France v.ith a patty ot Congressmen shortly alter the election 111 November. He had raveled most of. the battle areas and to. the time of the cablegram ar- ving m this country no lntormation ad conic as to his illness. Arrange ments toj the return ot the body are ow being made. Borland's term in Congress wouid tve expired .March 4 next, .life nav- ng iieen defeated tor re-eiection m he primaries by Judge William 1. Mrs. Alice Wheeldon, who in 1017 was sentenced to ten years' ' im prisonment on the charge of con spiracy to poison Pucmicr Lloyd George, but who was released after a few months on account of ill . health, died Saturday, of influenza. Ma'thias Erzbcrger, head of the German armistice commission, has been informed by the Allied war council thiil at present there, can be' no discussion of the repatriation of German prisoners of war, except of ' 1 . ' 1. ' . Force of American Troops Have Reached Berlin, London Hears. London, Feb. ' 21. American roups have arrived in Berlin ana ave been quartered in different ho ls, says a dispatch to the Exchange clegraph from Copenhagen, quoting e hxtrabladt s iSerlin correspond ent. I lie troops are said to belong to the 13th New lork Kegiment and their duty will be the.j)rptection of expected transports ot lood. Washington, D. C, Feb. 20. War Department officials tonight were unable ' to identify the American troops reported in a Copenhagen dis patch via London to have arrived in1 Berlin. The designation of the troops as the "113th New Vork Reg iment" puzzled officials,' as there' is ho such unit of Xevv York troops in the army. wounded ottsly ill men or men who are. seri it , K T Sixty-five- thousand, eight hundred dollars was the price paid for 54 hogs .,. by breeders from all parts - of th United States who attended the sale at Springfield, Ohio. Jackson's Top King, a boar, brought a top price m Jf 1 0,500, going to F. G. Goodbar of Tennessee. - The Wheat Guarantee Bill, author izing the President to use existing agencies or create new ones to buy v .wheat of the 1918 and 1919 crops at .. the government guaranteed price and dispose of it at market prices was -passed Saturday by the House by "vote of 277 to 15. 7 ' 1 v Miss Edna Goodrich, . fourth wife of Nat C. Goodwin, will contest the actor's will. Miss Goodrich says she possesses a will made in 1908 in t 'Vwhich -Goodwin left her all he pos ,-sessed, with the exception -of. a pro vision for his aged, parents. The es ? tate; is valued at $300,000. The -taking of moving pictures to be sed in jhe Liberty Loan drive ' yg?ni. .stopped last week at Camp Dix I 1 whan the soldiers who were being nael in the play absolutely refused to f take the .part of the Bocbes. Finally -Vi ""professional actors were' employed y "to asaatne the objectionable roles. Tne Senate Saturday adopted the , i Conference report on the bill author . .izinx mes) discharged from .the mili- tuf service to retain their unuorms mmi allowing them five .cents a mile rj-tor travel to their homes from places v - ot cjscnarge. 1 ne Mouse is expected T fa' take similar action within a few iMion Mil was passed by the house 1TrT0SMf 7 to 1$. The bill pro V Jo: Oat anroaviatkta of $750, .' . so as receatly asked by Director TtJ 4 railroad Crimes, to add I t ttUms foad of tJosMBjaoo " ader,adaral ceav I. W. W. Plot to Cripple Railroads by Making Rolling Stock - Useless. v x . Chicago, Feb. 21. Railway offi cials are today investigating what they believe an I. W. W. pldt to crip ple railway service of the country. Late last night Theodore Kutz was arrested when caught filling journal boxes of railway locomotives . with sand. He is believed to be an agent of 1. W. W. plotters arid is (held for violation of the sabotage act. When tjiiestioned.Kurz refused to implicate others but said it is being done m jthers ill par rts of the country." 1 A Lodge Contest The members of Butler Lodge of Knights and Ladies of Security are just now in- the midst of a- contest for new members, and muct interest is being taken. The . contest will hclose the last meeting night in March. ' The winninor side " will be guests at a banquet to be 'provided' lv tne losers. We Sell, at Only One Price ' IN THIS STORE ' .',.'..1.:.'" - . v. .v .1 .j.. . The Styles; are beautiful - The Clothes are the populaweavs ' Suits . .... ... . $25 to 950 Dresses . $15 to $30 Coats... . . . .$17.50 to $50 Skirts. . ... .$7.50 to $18, ''''' ' ' . : - ' - ' ', ' ""'' '- ' - . . " .' . .. .'''- ,t ' . - , - ' -v Specialale three styles of the unequalled Warner's Rust Proof Corsets. Spring models, good material medium ' bust low bust topless ' Each Corset Warranted not to rust break or tear LOO ' Other Warner's Corsets in Stock from $1.50 to $8 .t WE OFFER (CDinie: IBozini lSoinra Kiuicfis SIZE 9xl2-FT. AXMINSTER Conventional, Oriental, Medallion and Floral Patterns (We Show Room Rutfs up to $75,00 , ALL SPLENDID VALUES) Special Cash Price IS39.il New Quaker Craft Curtain Nets and Curtains Come and See them 35c yard up. Curtains $1.25 pair up. C U R T A I Vr ARE IN. N S ' Etra Vaflones deb StfapBes v You will always find here the best grades of staples such as Muslins. Sheetings. Shirtings, Crashes; Ginghams and the like. Unbleached Muslins...... 20c and 25c Best Shirtings... 30c' Apron Ginghams.. .. 19c and25c Heavy Crash. allJinen. . ..30c and 35c Part linen .,20c Dress Ginghams (Zephyr) 25c. 30c. 35a Beat Dark Outinga..-......,....-....28Xc K v-. Special Long Cloth, yard wide .29? Ladies' Fine Shoes, Dressy Styles Black and Brown, Sale S5.D0 Ladies' $1.25 Silk Hose Special lot on sale $1 Best Army Shoes $6.50 ' v , THE QUALITY STORE MAIL ORDERS CARFULLY TILLED LiveryBarn to Rent. This barn is large and is within 1-2 block of sqoare on Chestnut and Delaware streets. Fair . condition, lots, of good stalls. Call 37 or see me at residence; 1 06 South Mechanic street, Butler, Mo. , Enos Cannaday. LIST OP DRAFT DESERTERS IS READY FOR PUBLICATION All Evaders Warned- Avoid Hn mUiatkm of Arrest by " ' Sorrtadatiiic. i ' ' ' ' y. Camp fiunstoa, .Kas Feb. .21. The Provost Marshal j. General is about to' publish a .complete list-of all draft deserters in the Unked The " f7SOxxi,ooof railroad' , appro-latent announcement, to aid local po- nee officials in apYeheadtagT these men aad sendiosr them Co camps. It r . . m . ... SoTve? zx-t7ryj r' ffsj? f-aj mssns. i-0- dii.vint w: asv wideswreswj. charrtd with draft A supper wffl be held at Lost retry fl tiss hbaro. E. Ilarter. A '!mltim7tedtr fAr trfcoaed SZhitfL;! desertioa slKld awtm-jrola Cor yt tM iracai - , wis movemeat o fJt to srfy thooiaad i irtShTaiMlS fl at the nearest catap post or sta- toio. Evmkody come, , f t ty ue i.ect of F.tRe.m.1. ft ? eWimatea from ttlJZ,J? SlSxf? l Out of Army Now, 1,338,833. Washington, Feb. 23. The week! interview with General March, chie of staff, having been deferred be cause of a holiday, the War Depart ment made public today the usual statistical review of the progress in demobilization, showing that a total ot 714,313 officers have either re signed or bcendischarged from the army to date, while 1.)4,518 men have been released. The review showed that the two hundred and Jorty-nine thousand men listed as .returned from overseas did not include fifteen thousand com missioned officers; but did include 57,500 classed as sick and wounded. Call' for Township Convention. The Democrats of Lone Oak town- ship will hold a mass' convention at rem rnoay feoruary as, 1010, at 2 o'clock p. M-. for the purpose-of electing 4 delegates tp the county convention to be held -in Butler March J. ioi&j- -. . Fred Gilbert. . Democrats -of Mt Pleasant Town- f ship. Attention! ticef is hereby given there - will be a primary election held in Butler at usual voting place on Saturday, March. 4? to nomina'te the following candidates for1 township offices for Mt. . feasant township. Polls will remain open from 12:30 until 6:30 p. m- '"'"' .- x Trustee.. ' s . .'assessor.' , , - - Collector. . Constable. ' ' . ' Three' Justices of tne Peace. -Two members of township board. .Persons desiring to become candi dates before . above primary will please notify the undersigned. V . i .' ( . W. R.fMorrison, : " V; V . Township ; Committeeman.' y- i' 1 . .' ' v' . F. C staua. School Dfaactoc. L" The 'deaartare' fromvihe dtV'of 1 LA-'Cbambera, who left for Montrose. where Jie expectr to make his iuture home; left a isacahcy la the board of at a aaeedag held in the .oCke of sec- u 4 .V. T 1 . XW Ream is a hustler and he will make a valuable member 'of the boardof cuueauon. . . - Elmer Apgar Dead. -r Elmer Apgar, formerly editor and puDiwner ot the Amsterdam- Enter prise, died at his home in, Neosho Friday, February 21, according to in- ormation received here by friends. Mr., Apgar was a young' man of high, character and possessed ability 10 a mama aegree.t curing his resi dence, in. this county he made' manv warm friends who will mourn his un timely end. Funeral services were held at the First M. E. church at Neosho.' Eight German Line rs WU. S, Boston: Feb. 2a Eiirht lam Ger pnan liners, now at MamDurg, inclad- m tne imvcriigr, - nave - oecn as signed to the United States' tinder I aiiocanon oa, n. eu sonic tonnage, tne War Denartsnent wumncA tmlav. - If. An' inspection' board is now at I BreAea and the allocation -of other liners ps hsmiaent - ". . ; -v An arthnate-Lct aach " for- trao movement o( fifty, to sixty thousand a saoafV'-is : estonated from this Opposes the Dry Amendment. vw. pposuion .to ' the prohibition constitutional amend ment wasvoiced by Jame M. Beck, former assistant attorney general sof ' ; u"ked States, in a Washington7 Bicthday address aelivered here to- i day. - . - -" . Evolutionary changes itf the life of -the republic have maue certain adapt n ations and amendments to the con stitution necessary, he said, but ho' ' pointed out that a public sentiment ' mnst be kept alive to the fact that its ' basic laws must not be impingefup ob seriously. . v- - . - K T, : eceMy.,' he said, "to . I! wnouy me oastc principles of the constitution--speciallv S that f home rule, for if th. hWnZUi.. t home rule be very seriously impinged -ufcon it will inevitably lead to a spirit ? Cl?a frife" " Possible ulmate ' ' ... ' ' r'- : .: . '.'.-'-..- 2. In respoase to letters and netitW' V nc Kiui vgncaitarri -Commt arproriatioa prtmdie . for aLr k tiOB."