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7 v r Y "r--: jE.':Vi-f. THE DAYLIGHT STORE 7 Hart, Schaffner & Marx the best worsted silk mixtures in America 7 - Tweeds, cheviots, Scotch cassimeres, etc. r ' 030.00 to' S45.O0 x ' ,. other makes of suits $20.00 up 035.00 to 000,00 i New Spring Shirts ; . $2jOQto$7,60 ' v Caps. ... ... .60c to $2.50 Neckwear. 65c to $2.00 New soft and laundered collars Walk-Over Shoes ....... - For Men and Women $5.00 up '. -- . - . . ' t ; Stetson Hots New Spring Styles up to $6.50 Many Styles $5.00 Jr . kai American lcthinq ; "ONE PRICE TO EVERY-BODY." fioMTlaMHarttcbaSMrMtea Mouse MONEY tfACK TO ANY BODY." Alftfeinilfnoira Following our plan of assisting the farmers in Bates County in selecting their seed corn for the past few years, and always encouraging in creased production, we are this year offering cash premiums for the best ' ten ears of corn, grown in Bates County. . - Cash premiums as follows: ' White Corn (any variety) 1st premium, -$25.00; 2nd premium, $15.00 r 3rd premium; $7.50. . Yellow Corn i (any variety) 1st premium, $25.00; 2nd premium, $15.00; 3rd premium, $7.50. v Now is your opportunity to win one of these cash premiums, so selecj jpur seed corn early and get busy. . " ' All exhibit must- be delivered to the Mis souri State Banjc on or before November 1st, 1919, as the contest closes on the bove date. All corn exhibited to become the property of the Bank.' We will have three dis-interested corn ex " perts to act1 as Judges and we assure you there will be no partiality in awarding the premiums. Missouri State Bank AND :..- The Walton Trust Co. (Associate Institutions) '-. Butler, Missouri "The Old Reliable" ' Monoy Saved is Money Mado Wc can save you money on your Spring Millinery. BEST STYLES v - BEST PRICES Extra fine One Children's Hats' - Fubrmdn Ct TInol Tke Ite&Ue X2aeim. . -v Wall rjauer 20 per 'cent off till March 10th. ' Travis Miss Lizzie Ross went to Kansas I City the' last of the week to visit her sisier, .Mrs. i.tic oatscu JVMxat-IajQrJa.ve a full stock of Iranie made harness, guaranteed. ' Miss Mariam Sackett came down (rum -'Kansas City the last of ' the week to- visit Hmler relatives Largest stock of wall- papier in Hates countv. ,o per cent on. Trav 1-larrv C'tok. of the' American Clothing Mouse, is spending a week with home folks at Ottumwa, Iowa. " We have a full stock of the cele hrated A-kew saddles, $15.00 to $83.00. " We.Mott & Major Miss UuIjv llendtrson, of Kansas City, spent VV ashingWn's birthday in this city with her father, . hh Hender son. - , We offer seasonable bargains Wall paper in papering season -o per cent off. Iravis Rov Rosamond, who was called to this city by the death of his father, H. F. Rosamond, left Friday for his home at Laramie, Wyoming. Qtll'-Biid examine our wool faced collars, the best ever sow in miner. We.Mott & Major. Mr. Crawford K. Graham and Miss Ina Marie Soilhrian. both of Metz were married Tuesday at the record er s office, Justice p. r. Jeter oiti dating. Miss Xixie McLees. who has ; fine position with a large financial institution in Kansas City, came down and spent Sunday in this city with old friends. Julius Levy, of the Sam Levy Mer cantile company, eturned the last ot the week from St. Lous, where he attended, the state retail clothing men's convention. " , Miss Annabelle Thompson arrive from Columbia, where she is. a stud ent at the State University, the last of the week, and spent a few days with her mother, Mrs. J. E. Thomp son. I. P. East, for many years a rural mail carrier out of the Appleton City office, died at the home flf his daugh ter. Mrs. Jake Keaigh, at Altona. Monday of last week of heart., fai ure. , E. H. Caldwell and family will leave in a few days for Colorado where they will locate. Their many friends here wish . them the best things of life in their new home. Adrian Journal -. - Grandma Williams, one of the few remaining first ' citizens of Hume, nassed awav ouietlv at the home of her son. Dr. W. A. Williams, early Wednesday morning, February, u, iqiq, at the advanced age of $7 years and 18 days. She had ben in failing health for , some time. Hume Telephone.- : . , Emtnett Cox" has arrived from overseas service and was in. Adrian Tuesday visiting his tnanv -friends. He left New York in August and ar rivedbatk in that port January th. He is looking in the prime of vigor ous health and has no complaint to make. Emrtfett is visiting his sister. Mrs: - Charles Epleyj Adrian Jour nal. . . S ., - '- .. - We are now grinding High Patent Imperial Flour frotn the choicest Kansas hard wheat . If you prefer hard wheat flour, 'vptt will find our Imperial i equal to any flour made in Kansas and better than .some of it. as we buy only the best-wheat that Kansasprodtkfts. For sale by all local grocers, the mill and the ele vator " . c- v' BUTLER .ROLLER MILLS i 19-n. - - vaanoa twos, rrops. Get your wall paper before Mach 10th. 20 per cent otf. . f ravis. ' Seth Deems, a substantial farmer bf "route 7 was in the latter part of the - Week and made us a pleasant call.--. - v Grab it now. Wall paper 20 per cent off till March 10th. Travis. Judge W. W. Denney, Of Thayer, Mo, one of the many old time friends of The Times favors us with a-renewal this wglr '. You must buy wall paper before March Kith to get 20 per t,-ent off at Travis. - Mrs. Melissa Cooper and son, Howard, arrived from Kansas City the last of the week and are visiting at ,the home of Mrs. Cooper's daugh ter Mrs. F.d Hawley. yyA. J Wright of Kirk, Colorado, in renewing for Ihe limes reminds us lhat while he has been away from the county twenty-two years he can t get along without the paper. High " grade bUiegrass, white clover, timothy, red clover, alsike clover, sweet clover, red top, alfalfa, millet, kaffir corn, rape, sudaii gass, onion sets, at D. O. Deacon s. Captain Geo. L. Caruthers, who lately returned from France, where he served with an antP-aircraft ma chine gun battalion has received an ionorable discharge and - returned ome. 1 ""Mr. and Mrs. J. W. ' Stubblefield, who lia-e been visiting at the home of Mr. Stuhblcfield's sister, Mrs. W. W. Henry, left Monday for Parker, South Dakota, where they expect to make their future home. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Flesher. came up from l.atnar one day the first of the week to visit their daughter, Mrs. Ed Ray. and meet their many old friends. The Fleshers were residents of Butler many years ago, Ma- Flesh er being engaged in the mercantile business in J.utler in an early day. . Have purchased from the govern ment at Washington a large quantity of war garden books to distribute free to my customers. Contains di rections for planting all kinds of seeds, hut beds, insects and how to ddstrox them, how to keep vegetables over wfrrtrr; Free for-the asking at my store. D. O. Dea'con. II. ( ). Maxey,, representative of Bates county, lias returned from St. Louis, where he delivered an address, on matters pertaining to legislation before the Missouri Clothiers' con vention. Mr. Maxcy's subject was. "Taxation" and there can be 110 doubt but that he handled it in a sat isfactory manner, lie is one of the new members of the House that is making quite a reputation. -Capitol New-. (Jefferson City.) , Don't let the war critics make you believe that all of the ,15th and Ttyth division were killed in France. The truth is the losses of the 1st, Jiid ,rd with the marines attached, 20th and -i-iiui or Rainbow were nuich greater. There is no discounting the bravery of any of our gallant boys they all fought like heroes and most of them are coming back. Gov. Allen of Kansas to the contrary notwith standing. Capital Xcws. Among the bright, clean and cap able members of the house this ses sion is the Hon. H.0. Maxey, of Mates County. He is one of the in fluential minority, members. He is intellectual, a fine speaker and a cul tured, christian gentleman. Mr. Maxey is one of the prominent lay men of the Christian church in thU state. He and Kelly Pool make a great team, both of them are a power for good in any community. Democrat-Leader (Fayette, Mo.) I am se Ming seed peas and beans at .;oc quart or 25c pint, which is about .Hi" per pound. The mail order houses seem all to have a fixed price of 50c and 60c per pound and as a quart weighs about 1 pound and 10 ounces it means 80c and 03c per 'jiiart. I am selling Red etters lield onion seed at 20c ounce: Prize Taker at 2Sc ounce:' red and white Globe at .toe and Crystal White Wax oc ounce. You should include this last in your order. It is very mild and uearlv as early, as sets. V D. O. Deacon. - Thursday of last week A. Hender son, who operates a coal mine north west of town went to Rich Hill and returned on the late train that night vVith a supply of dynamite, fuse and powder which he intendetf to use in Lis mine. . - While waiting for the train to''pu'll out he laid the bag down'on the walk at the north end of the depot and in a few minutes when he went back to pick it up he found that some one had beaten him to it. The officers were at once notified and a search for the sneak thieves commenced and the following morn ing the sack with its contents was found in an alley near the Washing ton school. It was evident that as soon as the. thieves found the dan gerous nature of their plunder they disposed of it as soon as possible. Friday evening when Frank'Vance went home from his work at the West side barlfer shop he found the house dark, but thinking that per haps 'Mrs. Vance was at some of the neighbors he walked in and turned on the lights to find himself sur rounded by a house full of his friends whom his, wife had invited in to help celebrate his thirty-second birthday. Surprise parties are sometimes not surprises, but this was an exception. as Mr. Vance had even forgotten that he had a birthday and the sur prise was complete. Mrs. Vance had nrepartd refreshments to which the following guests' did ample justice: Mr. anil Mrs. Walter Barron ana son, Lester: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Keeto and daughter, Pauline; Mr. and Mrs. Rolls Brooks; Mr. and Mrs. iom Vanes; George Berry hill; Carrol BerrvhilhtMr. and Mrs. fc A. Har din) r Mr. and Mrs., Dclbert Morgan and little too, Allen, f Travis, where thinsrs happen, are selling wall paper 20 per cent off till March 10th. Butler was well represented at the motor and tractor show in Kansas Citv the last of. the week. Mrs. E.' T. L'etton, who had been visiting at the home of her son, H. C. Letton, returned to her home in Nevada Friday, , Otto Snnderwirth, of the Denton- Culeman Loan and Title Company, spent Saturday and Sunday with home folks at Rockvillc. 'Urintr in vnnr harness nnd have ' j --t them repaired and oiled before the spring work opens up. . weMott & Major. W. A. Clatinch has purchased from L. A. .Barber the home on Fast Ft. Scott street that he has been occu pying for the last several years. Mrs. Ike Howard went to Kansas City Monday to be with her husband who is in the Wesley hospital, where he had undergone a severe surgical operation. Eggs for Hatching: From finest bred S. C. Reds. Only $1.00 per 15 Put in your order early. Mrs. J. B. Houhvare, .312 Harrison street, Phone 126. io-.t Roy Coonrod . and sister, Miss Flossie, came clown from Kansas City and spent the week 1 end with their""sister. Mrs. Lloyd Gaines and Mr. Gaines. When in need of a hafter remem ber the Chicago rawhide halter, if you break one within a year of day of. purchase we will replace it with a new one. WeMott & Major.. M. F. Perry, of Shawnee- township, has purchased the W. VV. Trabue place just north of the city limits. .Mr. Trabue will move to theRosier place on West Dakota street. J. C. Wilson, who last fall bought the Sturgeon place, in Summit, has purchased the 100 acres lying just east of it at $jo per acre. This will make Mr. Wilson one of the finest farms in this part of the country. Scott Newsome, who was recently discharged from the ammunition tj-aia -o L-tli e-Jiaiubow.-. division, and has been visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Xew some, in this city, left the last of the week for Kansas City. , Down she goes N'o. I, No. 2 and No. .? galvanized wash tubs 05c, Si.!.! 'and Were $1.35. $i-' and S1.H5. Galvanized buckets. 10, 12 and I - quart, 40c, 45c and 50c. Were f'Oc. i;c and "oc. . D. (). Deacon. Henry lltrrell. who left Butler with Company li. but who was soon after transferred to the quartermas ter's department, arrived in the city Tuesday from South Amboy, New Jersev. and is spending a short fur lough" with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John llerrell. V'ernie Daniels, who has been serv i" in the engineering corps of the U. S. army has received his discharge and returned home Saturday. Dur ing his service in the army he was stationed at Camp Ftinston.' Kans., Camp Mills. New York, and Camp Humphrey. Virginia. Dr. T. V. Arnold attended the an nual alumni banquet of the Western Dental cortege, which was held at the Hotel lialTtmore, in Kansas City, Friday night. There was also a clinic" and all the newest things in dentistry was .demonstrated for the benefit "of the visiting . dentists. Claude Shankjin. Rich Hill's con scientious objector, who has been serving a (10-day sentence in the Bates county jail for failure to regis ter for the selective draft has served his sentence and been discharged It is said that Shanklin had exemp tions that would have kept him from going to war if he had registered. Mr. and MrsF. M. Wheeler of the Sprague neighborhood, have received the satt" news of the death of their son, Frank Wheeler, who has been with the V. S. army in France since August. They were notified of his death- by his nurse who said . he passeT away .lamia"- 10th and was buried in a beautiful ' tittle cemetery in France The parents have not as vet been notified by the War Depart ment. .Mr. ami Mrs. wneeier anu family have the sympathy of all in their sad bereavement. Rich Hill Review. J-ridav night the members of Car nation Rebekah lodge 1. O. O. F.. met at their hall in the Inn building and marched in a body to the home df Mrs. Xafus, on the west side of the square, where they surprised that lauy by presenting her with a silver spoon. ' The Xafus family expect to move in a short time to El Dorado Springs and as she had always been a very active worker in the order the members of the order took that oc casion to show that her work had been appreciated and that she would be missed. Butler Council of the Knights and Indies of Security tendered Judge and Mrs. W. T. Cole of this city a most delightful surprise Tuesday night in the way of a celebration of the fiftieth wedding anniversary of this charming couple. Dainty re- (rrchmrnKwerr served and lUdRe and Mrs. Cole were presented whh many pretty remembrances. Judge and Mrs. Cole have foir a long time been members of the Knights and Ladies of Security and for nearly twenty years the former has faithful N served as financier of the Council William T. Cole and Miss E. K. Milliard were married at Dover, La fayetto. county- Missouri, February 25. 1869 and about, ten - years . later they came to Bates county and lo cated near Johnstown. They have made. (heir home in this city for .the past 'twenty-eight years. - ,1 - John vV. Jamison is a Worthy " Democrat Hon. John-W. Jamison, the farmer banker, of Rich Hjll, hi Bates coun ty, is being mentioned around the' Legislative Halls as a Democratic candidate far State Auditor at the next primary election. . t He -is being urged by his many friends, from all parts of the state, to enter the race, but has not, as yet, indicated his intentions in the, mat ter. Mr. Jamison is one of the foremost Democrats of the state, having been for two years one of the - able and vigorous men who, have fought Jhe battles of Democracy and raised Mis souri to a most enviable position among her sister states, hut he has never asked for public office. He has devoted his time and ener gies in business to his farm and the building up of (Hie of the most solid and successful banking institutions in Southwest ' Missouri. Mosby's Missouri Message, Jefcrson City, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. VV. H. Charters spent the first of the week at the automo bile show in Kansas City. A marriage license was issued Tuesday to Clarence E. bearce and Miss Katherine M. Fleisher of Rock villc. Circuit Clerk C. C. Swarens went to Kansas City the first of the week for a visit with his daughter, Mrs. Eugene Casebolt. Our good friend W. C. Iildridge ti"jc ,,. tli.. Sfcf ti ttip vvnpL Mneir.0 . 111 lV . ' ' . ' ' ' - - v . up the F. VV. Eldridge estate, of 1 . 1. 1... : .. 1 - w hich lie is auiiiiuisii aiui . Please arrange your numbers for the new directory as early as pos sible. 20-lt The Butler-Rich Hill Telephone Co. t.t,, htrrA ti.Qc nHiii.tcrfrl incan" Tuesday at a special meeting of the county court and ordered sent to the State Hospital at Nevada. I.'i 1 rm ,1 Arl'-iir iiliclr.T rt cr fnr the Walton Trust Co., spent Sunday in lll!llO!l, I Cllll lllllgf. 111 i.i-'iiijrmj' niui Mrs. Adair. They expect to make their home here; The "residence of Jim Welch, east of this city, together with the con tents was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Welch were away from home at the time and the origin of the fire is not know 11. The loss is partially covered by insurance. 1 T l.'nv 11 'liv lit til.- old fc- Conre'll place southeast nf this city, IS all eiilullsl.tsilL I'Ulllllv l.tir-ui anvi has kept an accurate record of his re ceipts and expenses in connection with his chickens. (.in a twelve mrmilis' tp;i i jo Rrovvn Leghorn hens have furnished Mr. Fox with eggs and poultry for honie consump tion, paid tor tneir upweep and snow a net profit to him of $31X1. Net re ceipts were as follows: F-ggs, $257. poultry, $4.3". Mrs. DeWitt Chastain has received a cable from her husband, Lieut. D. C. Chastain that he had sailed Sun day, February 23. from France anil expected to arrive in New Vork in ten days or two weeks. Mrs." Chas tain expects to leave Sunday foi; New York to meet Lieut. Chastain upon his arrival. Lieut. Chastain has been serving as ai) instructor in artillery at the service school at Saumur and has been highly commended by his superior officers for his ability and efficiency. ' After an overseas service of a&out six months. Lieut. Leslie R. Choate arrived ihome Monday morning. Soon after war was declared Lieut. Choate volunteered his services and was sent to Camp Doniphan for training and Where he was soon made a sergeant in the ordnance de partment, lie was later transferred to a camp in Georgia, where he re- ceivtd his commission as a lieuten ant and after a few months of inten sive training was sent to France. On his arrival in France he was for a time inspector of machine guns in the aviation section of the army and Was later instructor in an artillery school. His last active work being in charge of the salvaging of war ma terial on the battlefield of Chateau Thierry. He received his discharge in Washington a few days ago and at once started for home. He has trav eled" over a large part of Fran -c, es pecialfy the north part and has seen much of the ravages of modern war and is glad to get away from it all aud settle down to the more prosaic duty of every day business life, YES We sell glasses to see with. When you get glasses, get them from a man who understands the science of refraction. I am a graduate and understand the art of fitting glaaes. ' Hun dreds of Bates count people to refer yon to. If yon are needing glasses call and see me. x T. L. BEACH Jeweler and Optometrist South .Side Batter. Mo. r.yi 1 ' ' - I '.i 1- i .. - . - -. v--V;.v'- ''