All the Newest Fads and Fancies
of Fashion are to be Found
in the most Stylish Spring Garments
here. We are ready to show them to
all comers. The more the merrier.
Our Stock is new and attractive. You will find here
many new features that combine
BEAUTY and QUALITY
"LA VICTOIRE" FOULARDS
The very newest designs in
MALLINSON'S SILK DE LUX
Indestructible Voiles and Crepes
Fancy designs in
' MALLINSON'S SILK DE LUXE
GENUINE KHAKI-KOOL. white and pink r
PUSSY WILLOW TAFFETAS," new shades
CHIFFON TAFFETAS. Soft finish and Pure dj e
PLAID AND STRIPE TAFFETAS
Sam'l Levy Mercantile Company
Good Clothes for Men and Women
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Kev. Hood tilled bis regular ap
pointment at Orchard Grove Sunday"
and Sunday night,
John Cox spent a few days , last
week with .his daughter, . Mrs". John
Little Norton Bolin Mas .been on
the sick list the past week.
Mrs. John Woodfin called on Mrs.
Ed Moore Saturday evening.
A large crowd attended the Ver
non Kama sale Tuesday
IN ANTILIQUOR BILL
House Orders Drastic Measure En-
' grossed While Wets Look on
Jefferson City, Mo., February 17.
The Missouri Antisaloon League's
dry enforcement bill, the most dras
tic piece of antiliquor legislation ever
proposed in the Missouri Legisla
ture, was engrossed by the House
-this afternoon after the severe penal
ties which the bill originally carried
had been increased to a point where
third offenders could be sent to the
Penitentiary for five years.
There was no discussion, and the
engrossment followed the perfunc
tory work of making more severe the
penalties in the bill .
Representative F, M. Norman of
Stoddard and J. C. Dyott of Powell
jointly introduced the bill. They
prepared the amendments pyramid
ing penalties. Norman said these
were intended to suppress bootleg-,
- Here are the general penalties for
violation of the law as approved ly
1'irst offense, fine of $50 to $250;
ten djO's io ninety days in jail.
Second, $500 to $1000;
months to one year in jail.
Third, $750 to $1000; one year in
jail to five years in the penitentiary.
! 1 he wets raised no oojections as
1 the drys piled up the penalties in the
bill. Some did not even take the
trouble to vote.
THE SMITH DIVORCE SUIT
K. P.s Elect Officers.
The annual election of Blue Flag
lodge Xo. if)", Knights, of Pythias,
which bail been postponed several
times on account o fthe influenza,
was held Thursday night and the fol
lowing officers elected:
T. 1.. Jteaeh, representative to - the
grand lodge. B. P. Canterbury, al
ternate. 1). Ii. Canterbury, C. C.
A. C. Burton, V. C. -
C. K. Fortune. Prelate. 5
J. F.. Harper, M. of W.
Sam V. Davis, K. of R. and S.
-4L. B. Canterbury, M. of F.
I. K. Williams, M. of E.
. Cbas. Hupp, M. at A.
George Alsbach, I. G.
Ed Smith. O. G.
Walter Barron,, trustee for three
Having sold our farms we will sell at public aution at
Herman MoehlenStedt farm 1 miles weat or Butler
and one-half mile eaat from Tygard School house on
Thursday, March 6th
Beginning at 10 o'clock a. m.
57 Head of Live Stock 57
, 10 Head of Horses ,
17 head of Cattle
7 head of Hogs '-
24 head, of Sheep f
A full line of Farm Implements'
Feed and Seed
8 tons ol ensilage. . '
' About 10 dozen-laying chickens and 5 Bronze
- turkey hens and 1 gobbler ,
" -' ' LUNCH ON GROUND . '.
C aVCoUsnS. Atact.
Mary L. Smith Granted Divorce and
$8700 Alimony. $2500 to
Trial of the 'divorce suit of A. J.
Smith vs. Mary L. 'Smith was held
Friday, February 21, in ..circuit court
before Judge C; A. Calvird and plain
tiff A. J. Smith's petition for divorce
was dismissed and defendant Mary
I.. Smith was granted a divorce.
Following is a copy of the order
of the court:
"Plaintiffs petition for divorce
dismissed and defendant granted a
divorce on her answer and cross bill.
Defendant granted judgment for
$8700 and it is further ordered that
plaintiff pay to guardian or attorney
for defendant for benefit of Lucile
Smith, minor child of plaintiff and
defendant $2500.00. ypon payment
of above sums, notes of plaintiff held
by defendant to be returned to plain
tiff. Payment of said sum of $8700
to be in lieu of all her marital rights,
and the $2500 is for support of said
child. Defendant agrees to support
Miss BeulahN Brown spent Wednes
daynight with Miss Georgia Bassett
' Several of the men of this neigh'
borhood were out 011 a wolf drive
last Thursday. -
Bill and John Conn attended the
party at the Dock Bolin home last
Tuesday night'. .
Will Brown -bought a cow at the
Lonnie Grag sale'Thltrsday. ' -
SeveraLfrom this . neighborhood
have been attending the protracted
meeting at the Apostolic church the
past two weeks
Pete pabriel Is visiting at the Bill
Moles home this wek.
Albert Brown sawed wood at the
John'tord home Monday.
Misses Lula Hell wig, Fay and
Rosa" Carroll spent Sunday with
Misses Beulah Brown. Leo Mor
rilla and Ola Compton and Messrs.
Enunett Ford and Joe Morilla at
tended preaching at the Aoostoln
church last Tuesdayi night.
Joe Brownfield, of near Adrian.
visited friends in this neighborhood
Wednesday and Thursday.
Misses fern and . Irene Moore
pent Sunday with Edna and Oletha
Lost A gold link .friendship
racelet belonging to Beulah Brown
between neasant Uap and the fcw-
:ig Kassett home. -. Finder . please
eave at hwmg Bassett s store. -
'Fair Mount News. '
At present we arc having a spell of
Most all the men around attended
e L. Graig sale last week and ev
erything sold well in spite of bad
minis nad weather.
.Miss I.ydia Rapp spent last
i ulnesclay wit hher sister. Mrs. V.
'ogt and baby.
.-Lewis- Fleischer killed hogs" last
cuncsaay. . ,
:irs. F. C. Vogt, Jr., spent the day
l; st J Itursday with her mother, Mrs.
c. :.r. Rapp, . ,
.-.Miss Katie Schaplef, Len and
l. Vogt and 'their fattiilits and
Misses Lena and (lsii,. vlci.
ml n ... ,1. .. C A t 1 '
Frank' Rapp and fainilv and Arthur
racner and Chas. Munsch of St
1 oms ate dinner Sunday and spent
me nay witn joe Hracher and fani
11 i . e ,t . ..
iran 01 me young to Iks spent an
enjoyable evening Sunday at the Joe
All the children of .Mrs. Louisa
l ischer gathered at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Johnie Maronardt.
where shy' is -staying, to celebrate her
Mrs. Wm, Bolte. daughter. Klla
and son, Frank, went to Franklin
county Saturday to attend Grandmi
Bolte s funeral.
Johnnie. .Nora. Hilda and Valt
Rapp, Arthur and Oscar Bracher and
t-iias. Munsch spent an enjoyabl
evening .Monday at the C. M. Rapp
Mrs. Frank Fix had the misfrirttrrn.
Monday to cut her hand nretfv fi.-irl.
ly. but Dr. Reynolds fixed it up so it
soon ne alright.
" IJttle Roscoei'urner suffered a
broken collar, bone at school Tuesday
afternoon, y 7 . r
Fred Wright has purchased the
place where- he lives from Drr J. T.
Hull, of Butler. r-
Gns Soderstrom has Durchasedkn
eighty acre farm , just north of Ty
gard school house. . ' . .
rred Medley is moving to ytne
Mitchel place. ' " -r
P. I. . Turner, wife and"
and four sons, Harold and Ralph
Sims, and Roy Morrison attended F.
C. Sarius sale near 4etz Tuesday.
Mrs. Dunbar, of Longton, Kansas,
left Tuesday for a visit with her son
111 New York after spending the win
ter with her daughter, Mrs. M. S.
A number of the young people
were at the dance at the Jim Morris
home Wednesday night.
Kov Jdornson purchased a tine
stallion, of Mr. Ison west of Butler
last weeK. .1
Mrs. McClintic and granddaughter,
Sylvia Vaughn, and Mr. and Mrs.
Isaac Lingenfelter spent Sunday at
A. W. Shay's. '
Airs. II. L). Mall and two children
left Thursday morninir for her new
home in Arkansas after spending a
couple of weeks with her sister,' Mrs.
Sylvia Vaughn spent the day Fri
day with Mrs. P. Turner and
daughter, Beth. '. '
Mr. and Mn. Fred Wright and
son. Kenneth, spent Sunday at New:
Mrs. A. W. Shay has the first little
chickens in the neighborhood, 10.
Rhea Turner took dinner at J. J.
Spiers Friday and reports them well
satisfied with their new hoine.
Oran for Sale.
Organ for sale, in excellent condi
tion. A bargain. I no 11 ire at Sam'l
Levy Mercantile Co. 20-it
v. On the Wing. ;
I understand Dr. Foster of Sutler
took 1. H. Howard to Kansas City .
for an operation, for appendicitis. '
They found he had '-cancer of the J
stomach. His brother. John, came 4BS,
out in his auto and took him to the
train at Amsterdam. ...
' The West Bros, have olentv pf
coal out on A. Westover's.. 4 miles .
north Qf . Virginia., yuite a few are
wanting coal. ' ' . ' ' ;
frank iiedger, in France, is on a
furlough of 7 days looking at parts
of Germany, which he had not seen.
Albert Zinn, of Kansas, bought the
Jno. Zinn property' Tuesday of this
week in Virginia. ' ,
Win. Hockett, of Washington state
spn xf T. J. Hockettt is. here visiting
relatives and old friends. He's been
gone 28 years. He sure favors the
Hocketts. . ,
' John Foster, Jr., on John Harper's
river farm, has work mare to trade
rfor a cow.
W e don t want to rent our So acres
southeast of Butler. If I did I would
put an advertisement in The Times;
It will sure rent, sell or buy your
land. It beat all agents.
John E. Hedger and family spent
Sunday with John Hamilton in Vir
ginia. - -
Uncle John Hedger wife and
daughter spent Sunday with S. Har-
haugh and family.
A. Otto and family are visitinir hi
wife's relatives in Dade county for kls
to days. -rom there he will go to
California, where he expects to iiiitr V
Ed Haynes has a yearlinsr mule he
wants to trade for a cow on Route
Harrv French's sale, went off UL-.
hot cakes prf the 22nd, x
L ticie bod Mcuail is a very sick
man. He has the hiccoughs. Dr.
Chastain was called Tuesday.
Jake Mitts wife and family is. in
Fpster with' the flu. She is at her
brother's P.rowning. They are try
ing to get Jake word. X. M. X.
England Don't Want' Prohibition
Washington, Feb.S. 21. England
has filed with the state department a
peremptory objection to- the issuance
of passports to any ' temperance or
prohibition advocates from1 the Unit
ed States, to any part of the British
dominions. "Prohibitionists keep
out" is the meaning and effect of the
This fact became known in con
nection with the refusal of the state
department to issue passports to
Miss Anna Gordon, national presi
dent of the W. Q T. U. and Rev. D.
M. Gandler. head of the California
Dry Federation. Miss Gordon had
been requested by the organization
of which she is president to go
abroad and to address temperance
gatherings in several foreign coun
tries. Dr. Gandler was planning ar
lay oeiore tne peace conference 1 a
general scheme for world prohibition.
Missouri and Kansas Troops
, . Coming Horn. ,
k The- war department has an
nounced that the 35th division will
leave France for' the, United States
some time in April, arid that the 80th
division will start home sometime in
June. A large part of the boys frdS
this-county are with one or the other
fo these- divisions. The 35th is made
up of national guard regiments and
was trained for service at Camp
Doniphan. The 89th is a' selective
army division and, was trained at
Camp Funston. 1. '
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111c rcu iross laaies ot unit A
met with Mrs. Coletmm Snoderass
s r J r -
.nuuuay anernoon. iliose present
were: Mrs. George Vanhoy, Mrs.
Dan Russell, Mrs. Lee Reese and
Misses Elsie Russell, Delia" Smith.
Christy Sargent and Gladys Barnes.
Mrs. George Vanhoy spent Tues
day atternoon with Mrs. Del Lutsen
Mrs. Mattie Hill and Mr. and Mrs.
J,im Jones spent Tuesday with Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Hill.-
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mi a. ecu oaricKman aalied on
airs. l-Yank Rich Wednesday after
Mrs. Mattie Hill and daughter,
airs, jim j ones,, spent Wednesday
wirh Mrs.' Lee Reese.
- Miss - Christy Sargent ' spent Sun
day with Miss Gladys Barnes."
Mrs. Mattie Hill and Mr. and Mr
Jim Jones spent Sunday with Mr. rfnd
Mrs. George Vanhoy.
Mrvand Mrs. Louis Hill spent Sun
day witn Mr., and Mrs. Carl Hill.
v x , .ROSE.
Clean, white cotton ' rags
at this office.
WHY SUFFER SO?
Why suffer from a bad back,-from
biihoiiiib iwmges, neaaacnes,
ukziiicu ana aistreasing urinary
iiisr ouiipr people recommend
poan S Kidney Pills. ' Could you ask
for stronger proof of merit?
, Mrs.' Chas. R. Smith, 801 W. Pine
St.,"Butler, saya: "I had kidney
trouble from the time I was a child.
I had a -bearing-down ache through
my back day and night When at
work it seemed as t houghs I couldn't
Keen on. 1 could iinti nn
which I could rest at night and morn-
Higs wnen i got up 1 could scarcely
move, I was so sore and lame I was
nervous and run - down and of tea!
black specks .came before my eyes
and . sometunes I could hardlf "raad
because of dizziness, v Mjr kidneys
acted irreffulaclf. im. I tmt nnntw
of boxes pTPoan'a Kidney Pitta frofft
uac umraa Mrav oy ana tnejr gave
w - -i . a
XT - y fun wsnvrts sawi. a ihte . axsmsi
T VCaTZ. mar t :". I 1 a 1tsta1laul mim Mlr . I J - - " " r y v - i- 1 . f . , . v, t j- m
warn v A:r 1 ,i; j.r a:-m r f irm ; ?
,.V -A4 ..-jj gbrtetricfc T Office at Cottage Ret V -avtSV ',k-4. Xrr$Z?--1 T" -Z3-i -V:-V'..-5V. ' .r
AS I haVe decided tO til! f 9rminff A VrslMHttrallir T "...ill atl .4 1..M
oaie at my residence. 10 mile eat nf iririan m;t.. .Ak... t
Altona, 2 -t miles west of Aaron, 10 miles south. Garden City, on
Tuesday, March 4, 1919
beginning at 10 o'clock a. m. the following property
59 HEAD OF MULfiS: This is the best lot of Mules ever offered at
public sale in north Bates county." The young ones are extra good. One
span of gray horse mules, 4 and 5 years old .broke; span of mules, mare artd
horse, 5 and 6 years old, broke; span of, mare mules, five years old and well
broke; pair of black horsevmules. four vears old: nair rra man. .i. .
years old, well matched, broke; span brown rhare mules, 3 years old, broke;
. c. 2 " oroae; one sorrel mare mule, 3 years old, broke ;
pair black mare mules, with white points, broke; seventeen three year old
mules, about half mares; pair black mare mules, a years old, as good as
grows; span of mare mules, two years old; pair of mare mules, a years old
gray and black; span of bay mare mules, 2 years old; span of mare mules, a
years old, black and blue: oair of two vear old mules mar. mi Va.
horse mules, best pair jack mules in Grand River tnwnahim
yearling mare mules; eight yearling, mules, half mares.
nunans:-apan ot gray geldings, 4 and 5 years old, weight 2800 lbs;
gray mare, three years old: bav sreldine: three va M- ki-b m9P.
ld,!eight isoo lbs., family broke; 1 good horse pony.
CATTLE: Thirty head of rood vaarlinir
yearling heifers weight good milch cows.
HOGS: TwentV-tWO Red brood SOWS unit form.,. 1.. of M.L . iUrm
black sows, will farrow in March; these are good sows and in good shape;
twenty-five ahoata, weight 140 lbs. . -
FEED: About aooo bushels of good white corn; 100 tons of good tim
othy hay in bale, y ,
IMPLEMENTS : Gasoline Missouri -FT
Cormick mowers, 6 ft. good as new; a sweep rakes': five cultivators: three
14-inch breaking plows; a good harrows; end gate seeder; Black Hawk corn
planter; Schuttler wagon; Avery corn planter; set work harness; a discs: 300
frT&orKS?' 5 PASSENCER FORD TOURING CAR, 1918 MODEL.
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TERMS; AH sums of Sio and under easH. Over lia .miah. . - -
of 10 months will be given, purchaser to rive bankable note t. tt n r
interest from date. 8 per cent charged from date if not paid when due. a
per cent discount for cash. ;No property to be removed until terms of sale
are complied with.
Lunch by Ladies of Altona Red' Cross.
J. C. CHATTY & SONS
CoL Ben Harrison, Auct Geo. L. Argenbright and Ira Deardorff Clerks
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On account of failing health I will offer at PAiSSZZZMuZ
property at my farm 7 miles east of Butler and 5 miles weat of Spruce, on
Sale to Start at 10 a. mf
k,i.HEAD OF "PRSES-Bay yearling colt; bay mare o years old. aood
brood mare; sorrel cominsr a-vealoM k ' " ' f r1.0 AT
foTbvS LirZ 0W tVickT biacrncomfagTrc
foal by jack; gray mare cominsr 0 vears old f.mii. ' 3 '
til HEAD OF CATTLE sRAod f - . .
eraeyVow. 5ears old. riving rJTAZ ' oio, "eaaaoon;
soon; short horn cow. 6 vearT AHTLST
af by side, good m7; rtvon ZZBTZL
good milte. fresh soon; SwtaT and JerseTcow, VUMAttjSi'
Swiss and Jersey cow 8 years old, fresh sion, ex jiSf
W L; horn heifer, a'yeaVoff f'woR
hambU,ayea old,ea5good one. ' omi, iresn soon, osn. aJnrv
5 HEAD OF SHEEP4 Shropdur. ewes; t ilsnipahire' back.
idoo as new: ctf acm uni
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uis tnm iiiim. aruoa one: uumi n.iii-.. 1 i .
MAMfCT Obod set of heavy breeching harneaal itT' K.r.
1; 3 extra ooQara and pads. . Ir? ""
JS00085- flosar chest; "m4
raf Pair of whita China, geese;ome gl
T?r ?ksr tbingB too naaaeross to snantiaat.
ib&wSJS? tk MOT sola
waW safe; 6
pfctan friin; s
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