I We close at 7:30 o'clock Saturday nights.
We have only one price
A SEMI-ANNUAL EVENT AT WALKER-McKIBBEN'S
This is the regularly recurring event that takes in every section of this store.
Clearing from our shelves and counters unsurmountable amounts of merchandise
Merchandise of the high standard always maintained throughout this house. Broken lines,
odds, and ends of our stocksoffering countless numbers of chances to save materially on
things to be bought for present and future service.
Beaafltfoffonfl SiiflEs HDiresses
Taffeta, Satin, Georgette, Dark and Light Colors -
Nigh-Grade Silk Skirts, white and colors
SALE HALF PRICE
A Pew Fancy Spring Coots at HALF PRICE and LESS
1000 yards 35c Dress Ginghams for 28c
150 Pairs Ladies $7.50, $6.50, $6 Pumps and Oxfords for $4.75
$2.00 grade 33-inch Pongee Silk Sale. .
-8e-JWide-4i'aTierrVoHc8, Sale L
$3.00 grade 36-inch Guarantee Black Taffeta Silk Sale 2.48
$3.50 grade 40-inch Silk Poplin, sale 1.98
Childrens' $2.48 and $2.98 Gingham Dress sale. 1.48
35c Part Linen Harvest Crash, sale 28
Ladies $3.50 Silk Hose, Black, White, Brown, Gray, sale 2.80
Ladies 90c Lisle Hose, Pink, Lt Blue, sale 50
25 Dozen Ladies Summer Vests, sale .15
Ladies 75c and 85c Black Silk Gloves, sizes 6 and 6 1-2, sale pair. .25
25 dozen Ladies Fine Sheer Cotton Handkerchiefs, sale. .10
Ladies Shrunk White Gabardine Skirts, sale. 5.0a
Remnants, Curtain Nets greatly reduced.
Special low prices on Congoleum Rugs.
50c Wide Fancy Voiles, sale 28
60c yard wide Colored Beach Cloth, sale. 45
50c Colored Crepe, sale 43
60c White Linen Finish Skirting, sale 48
Men's $8.50 and $7.50 Silk Shirts, sale 5.00
Men's $5.00 Silk and Wool Shirts, sale. , 3.30
Men's $1.50 extra grade Big Buck Shirts, sale 1.35
Men's 25c Cotton Flannel Gloves, sale so
Men's 25c summer socks, sale.. .20
Men's Harvest Handkerchiefs, sale 15
Men's 40c Silk Pad Garters ,sale , 25
30 pairs Men's Chocolate Army Shoes, Good Year Welted, Genu
ine Oak Soles, Oak Soles, English Back Stays, July only. . . . 7.00
Assorted lot Men's Work Shoes Below Manufacturer's Price.
Store will be closed all day Mon
day, July 5th, to celebrate In
ADDITORIAL It has been said, "By his seasonal clearances shall a merchant be known. The real merchant quickly clears his
stocks, relying on low prices plus quality to do the work. He will get in money to reinvest in goods for the next season." The above
quotation tells the story. New goods for fall will soon arrive. We want to clear our stocks of broken lines. The price reductions are
drastic to insure a rapid clearance. And practically every department has many items it wishes to clear immediately, articles you
are using now and will use for another two months. These goods you can purchase at such savings as will warrant you in buying a
supply and laying it aside until next season if you cannot use it now. Everyone in the store will be on tip-toe and keenly alive to
serve cheerfully and promptly. Come early and choose early.
m 1 -
A Fine Stock Here
The styles are different
THE QUALITY STORE
VISIT THE REMNANT COUNTER
The Butler Weekly Times
THE BATES COUNTY RECORD
Printed n Thursday of each week.
HOST. D. ALI.RN Bdltor and Mar.
Bntered at the lost Office of But
ler, Mo., as aecond-class mall matter.
Thursday, July 1, 1920.
$1.50 PER YEAR
We are authorized to announce the
following candidates subject to the
action of the Democratic Primary.
For Representative in Congress for
the Sixth Congressional District:
CARL J. HENRY
ror Representative in the Fifty-first
H. O. MAXEY
For State Senator, 16th District:
L. O. HOLMAN
H. D. CHAMBERS
Deer Creek Township
For County Treasurer:
JEFF S. TAYLOR . :
J. W. BAKER
MISS RACHEL TINGLE
For Prosecuting' Attorney:
HOWELL H. HECK
nun 1 aMtniB
Judge County Court, North District:
W. J. M1DDLETON
Mingo Township "
Forjudge County Court South Dist.
W. H. LOWDER
CUMMINGS KEYNOTE CALL -
Chairman Cummings' call to the
militant Democracy of the country
will meet with ready response from
every red-blooded Democrat. There
was- no pussy-footing, evading or
double meaning phrases, but a clear
cut, positive declaration upon .every
public question before the people to
day for settlement and a ringing defy
to Lodge's keynote address, of a
personal fight upon President Wilson
and all that his administration has
accomplished and stands for.
He championed the League of Na
tions covenant as the "Monroe Doc
trine of the World," and of the peace
treaty's defeat by the Senate he said:
"No blacker crimes against civiliza
tion -have ever soiled the pages of our
history." - He characterized the Re
publican platform as "reactionary and
provincial." "Filled with premeditat
ed slanders and vague promises, it will
be searched in vain for one construc
tive suggestion for rue reformation or
the conditions which it ,critizes and
deplores." "The oppressed peoples of
the earth will look to it in vain. It
contains no message of hope for Ire
land; no word of mercy for Armenia;
and it conceals a sword for Mexico."
He declared that the peace time
record of the Democratic party from
March, 1913, to the outbreak of the
world war has to its credit more ef
fective, constructive and remedial
legislation than the Republican parry
had placed-upon' the statute books :n
a generation." -
In speaking -of-the League of Na
tions, he said: ."What nations ttaud
outside? Revolutionary Mexico, Bol
shevist Russia, unspeakable Turkey
and the United States."
"Let the true purpose of our party
be clearly understood," he said in
concluding his address. '"We stand
squarely for the same ideals of peace
as those for which the war was
fought. We supoort without flinch
ing the only feasible plan for peace
and justice. We will not submit to
the repudiation of the peace treaty or
to any process by which it is whittled
down to the vanishing point We de
cline to compromise our principles or
pawn our immortal souls for selfish
purposes. We do not turn our backs
upon the history of the last three
years. We seek no avenue of re
treat. We insist that the forward
course is the only righteous course.
"We seek to reestablish the fruits
of victory, to reinstate the good faith
of our country and to restore it to its
rightful place among the nations of
the earth. Our cause constitutes a
summons to duty. The heart of
America stirs again. The ancient
faith revives. The immortal part of
man speaks for us. The services of
the past, the sacrifices of war, the
hope of the future, constitute a spir
itual force gathering; about our ban
ners. We shall release again the
checked forces of civilization and
America shall take up once more tne
leadership of the world."
NOW AND THEN
Next to the deadly parallel column,
is the digging into old files of news
papers when a man becomes promi
nent enough to' be nominated for
president by one of the -great political
parties, and especially is that so
when the candidate happens to have
been a newspaper man and editorial
writer. This is what has happened to
Warren G. Harding, Republican nom
inee. In 101a Senator Harding then,
as he docs now, owned the Marion,
Ohio, Star. Naturally as an old line
Republican he was enthusiastic for
Taft, the regular Republican nominee
and very bitter against Col. Roose
velt. One of his editorials headed
"Aaron Burr, His Protype," says:
"In seeking a prototype for Col.
Rooseyell.among jmbiic men of the
country one finds the closest re
semblance to Aaron Burr. The same
towering ambitions, the same over
bearing disposition and ungovernable
temper, the same ruthlessness in dis
regarding the ties of friendships,
gratitude and reverence, the same
tendency to bully and browbeat, and
finally the same type of egotism and
greed for power and the same men
tal tendency generally.'' During the
whole of that campaign hardly, a day
passed but what the Col. was shot
full of editorial holes, among the
shots being that "Tie (Roosevelt) was
utterly without conscience and re
gard for truth and the greatest faker
of the time." The Star also referred
to Col. Roosevelt as a Benedict
Arnold and to .Hiram Johnson as
"both a faker and a black-guard."
These editorials were written by
Mr. Harding and would make mighty
good reading to Col. Roosevelt's
friends, and we have no doubt Sen
ator Johnson and his friends would
peruse them with much interest and
no doubt they would enhance the en
thusiasm of those .gentlemen in Hard
An interesting fact in this connec
tion is that the copy of the files of
the Star for that period has disap
peared from the office of the. Tri
bune, a business and political rival
of the Star.
The American army authorities
have informed the mayor of Cher
bourg, France, that the port ot
DoHghmet will be the port of embark
ation for the shipment of American
dead to the United States, beginning
in September. The bodies will be
placed in hermetically sealed metal
caskets, protected by heavy boxes.
The town of Equetxe ville-will be the
assembling point from which the
bodies will be taken on board home
ward bound American steamships.
LETTER BY FORMER GOVERN
OR PROVES THE BIG SEN-
SATION OF "HOUSE
ignations of Babler and Cole De
manded as Result of Their Con
nection With Slush Funds
Sedalia. Mo.. Inne 26. The much.
advertised Republican "house-cleaning"
has been pulled off here as sche
duled but Jacob L. Babler, Republi
can National Committeeman from
-Missouri, and W. L. Cole, Chairman
of the Republican State Committee,
still retain their posts and show no
signs of intent to resign.
Sonic of the delegates in attend
ance were inspired with honest nv.
tives and were seeking only new lead
ership while others, according to the
gossip around the meeting, want a
new regime because they behove- they
will fare better in possible fed-oral
patronage if Babler and Cole are
ousted. Feu- were- nrenareri fur hi
thunderbolt hurled from the Wcs: by
former Governor Herbert S. Hadley,
now living in Colorado, who sent a
letter to the convention saying- that
slush funds were nothing new in Re
publican circles in Missouri that
they had been used in the campaigns
of 1908, 1912 and 1916.
Hadley s revelations were not
startling from a news point of view
as nearly all Missourians who have
followed politics can testify to huge
sums of Republican money dumped
into the state to carry-elections but
they gained added import because of
the high position of the man who
made them. Hadley's letter was car
ried throughout the nation by. the As
sociated Press, thereby adding to the
shame of Missouri. Hadley bluntly
made the assertion that unles Repub
licans "clean house" they might as
well abandon all hopes for carrying
Missouri this falL
"This meetinr was railed f t,m
purpose of making fight on commer
cialized politics and commercial pol
iticians," said Col. W. C Pierce of
aaaryvine in opening the meeting.
"b.verv four veara antne mmlu
of our nartv seek in
M ' j taw wmj
to sell and deliver the Rennhlioana f
miasoun as 11 iney were mere chat-1
icis; rour years ago senator Weeks
was the victim. You all remember
eight years ago when ball-bats took
the place of ballots in the Third Dis
trict, raising a. stench from San
Diego to Boston, all this from these
same men. We must purge the party
if we are to win in November. Let
Pierce reviewed the history of the
Lowden scandal in Missouri as a re
sult r kT file 1ircirlntial na nAlAa f ec.
manager giving the combine $38,000
for the nnrnosp nf "inflnen.-incr" dele
gates to the Republican national con
vention to tavor . J-owden for tne
Following his address Matt G. Rey
nolds, of St. l.ouis, was selected as
Revnnlils in his cnooi-h aairl- "Thin
is the first political convention here
1 have attended in 20 years. Those
days we had honorable leaders."
The lengthy resolutions adopted by
the meeting demand the resignations
of Babler and Cole and threaten legal
action against them in case they do
Hail stones as large as apples
crashed through roofs of Hillsdale,.
twelve miles from Cheyenne, Wyo...
Thursday, and reduced two farm
buildings to kindling wood.
Governor Roberts, of Tennessee,
Saturday telegraphed President Wil
son he will call a special session of
the legislature to oass on the ratifica
tion of the suffrage amendment The
governor informed the president he-,
is heartily in favor of ratification.
, Women's hats, plain or adorned
are necessities of life under the-,
meanings of that term, as used in the.
Lever act, Howard Figg, special as
sistant attorney general, ruled. Mr
Figgs ruling was in reply to an in
quiry from the National Retail Mil
liners Association as to whether
women's hat come, within the range'
of the act under which the depart
ment of justice is authorized to pros-"
ecute for profiteering in necessities
Application for injunction by the
Sr. Av Week Co- nd the Sultzbacb.
ciotning company, both of Buffalo,.
. to restrain the department oE
lustace from fiirtliM.
- - - - - invicvuuifq un
der the Lever act, has been denied by
juaircc mr 01 tne 1 imt,j .
preme court, the department of jus-
--- - L "r w ncinr.
-, vs. .-.isciuaj 01 tne injunc
tion leaves the deoartment of mmtii-.
tee to proceed under the Lever act
with prosecutions of profiteers- : - -
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