THE DAYLIGHT STORE
Are at hand and you should visit this pop
ular store for suitable supplies
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and Trou- ffii e ....
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20 Off Silk Shirts
Suit Cases. Grips and Trunks
All sizes at reasonable prices
w" It Over.
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Men's Work Clothing Below Market
American Clothing Mouse
Paul Seleman spent a few clays last
week with his parents at Montrose.
1 1 r l : l .. .. l ,. i I-. 1 1-
for Warrensburg. where she is spend
ing the week with friends.-
Douglas Shoes at Black & Sons, tf
Mrs. George Kcirsey left last week
for Tulsa and Okmulgee. Oklahoma,
where she is visiting relatives.
Mrs. Sue Rhodes is a guest at the
home of her cousin, Judge J. B.
March, on East Dakota street.
L. W. Wix, of the Pleasant Gap
neighborhood, 'has bought the J. M.
Catterlin property on South Me
chanic street, and is moving in.
More Lerner Fine Silk .Waists,
$7.50 to $13.50. Walker-McKibben's.
Norton Seelinger, who" for some
time has been with th,e Missouri
State Bank, left last week for Greeley,
Colorado, where he will probably lo
Mrs. Chas. Argenbright spent
Thursday in Rich Hill visiting friends
and attending tne corner stone lay
ing ceremony of the new M. E.
Mrs. Elmer Fuller returned last
week to her home in Spokane, Wash
ington, after a visit at tne nomc ot
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ho'
lovyav, on South Broadway.
High, Art Suits at Black & Sons.
B. F. letcr returned last Saturday
from a week's visit to Rio Grande
Vallev in Southeast Texas. He re
ports a fine-trip and that the coun
try there is fast settling up.
Editor G. A. Ellis, of the Ainoret
Leader, was a county seat visitor
Shrunk White Gabardine Skirts,
sale $5.00, VValker-McKibben's.
Mrs. O. W. Hardin and son. Jack,
of Nevada, are guests at the J. M.
Graves home, west of town.
Ed Card arrived the last of the
week from Denver, Colorado, and is
visiting relatives -and old friends in
and near Butler.
Miss Beatrice Duvall went M
Kansas Citv the last of the week
where she will niake a short visit
with friends and then go to Chicagi
for a visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Lisle and son,
Denton, left last week for Waunita
Springs, Colorado, where they will
spend a few weeks away from the hot
weather of this section.
Our spring goods are here. Come
in and see them. Black & Sons. 23-tf
Minor Cannaday and children and
Mrs. Cannaday's mother, Mrs. Hope
well, motored down from Kansas City
Saturday night for a visit at the home
of his father, Robert Cannaday, re
turning to Kansas City Tuesday.
-Saturday;; SOTieimeaira the traderCntyrKansasr accept
discontinued publication, .out Mr.
Ellis hasK started it again and says
the prospects are bright for its fu
ture as the merchants and business
people of Amoret have indicated that
they want a local paper and will grve
it their sunnort.
Chat. Ray in
And a Snub Pollard Comedy
10 and isc
Dorothy Dal ton in
"THE GIRL FROM RED
' And Fatty Arbuckle in
"THE BELL BOY"
xo and 15c
' "WHEN BEARCAT WENT
And a Larry Semon Comedy"
10 and 15c
B. F. Jeter, pension attorney, has
received notice that the pension
claim of Elizabeth Hunter, widow or
Watson Hunter, had been allowed at
the rate of $30 per month from Feb
ruary 17, 1920.
Men's extra good chocolate army
shoes for July, $7.00.
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Beals and
daughter, of Hale, Missouri, spent
one day last week in this city at the
home of their old friend and neigh
bor, Mrs. Cena Sturgeon. Mr. Beals
is editor of the Hale Hustler.
moved to this
Mr. and Mrs. John Hines, Robert
Lynn and Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Culbert-
son drove to Nevada the latter part of
Rev. Chas. VV . W est, lor the past
six years pastor of the Christian
church at Adrian has resigned hi
pastorate, says the Journal.
Mrs. M. If. Spicer, of Nashua,
Clay county, spent several days.Iast
week in this city visiting at the home
of her cousin, Joe i. Smith. .
Men's extra size work shirts, $1.50,
1 he Appleton City Chamber ot
Commerce at a meeting held last
week decided to hold the usual street
fair and. stock show this fall.' The
date will be announced later.
Headlight overalls will outwear
two ordinary pair. Black & Sons. 23-ti
Word was received in Butler Sat
urday of the death of Mrs. Emmrt
Stewart at her home' at Commerce
Oklahoma, after a long illness. She
is a sister of George Dixon, of this
Special lot 18x34 Turkish Towels,
45c, Walker-McKibbcn s.
Mr. OHie Robinson, of Kansas City,
and Maude Rapley, of lopeka, Kan
sas, were united in marriage at the
Presbyterian manse in this city,
Thursday, June 24. Rev. J. B. Clyde
35c part Linen Harvest Crash
sale 28c, VValker-McKibben's.
judge II. E. Sheppard and family
went to Kansas City Wednesday
where they attended the marriage of
his sister, Edith, to Mr. frank Lee,
of Montana, which was solemnized
On account of - the rain
cream supper of the Home Makers
Club, that was to have been he'd ai
the home of E. E. Morrilla, southeast
of town, was postponed until
Mrs. Maude Keinheimer has sold
her residence property on North Del
aware street to C. H. Clouse, of Fos
ter, who will take possession about
December 1. Consideration $6,800.
The deal was made by J. P. Hart.
with the Logan-Moore Lumber Com
pany, has moved into the Mrs. Levi
Covey residence, 403 North Water
Newcomer We would appreciate
your acquaintance. Black & Sons. 23U
Mrs. Kate Daniels, wife of Leonard
Daniels', of the Sorague neighbor
hood, died in Nevada, where she had
been taken for treatment, Wednesday,
June 23. Funeral services were con
ducted Thursday afternoon by the
Rev. Blalock, according to the Rich
Muchniore & Crutsinger made a
deal last Saturday by which they sold
their bakery and restaurant business
to Mr. VV. A. uroutscn ot cutler.
The new management took charge of
the business Monday and promises
good service. Adrian Journal.
$1.00 16-inch wide black Taffeta
Silk Sale, $2.48. VValker-McKibben's.
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Holloway and
twin sons, Jackie and Junior, came
down from Kansas City Saturday and
are guests at the home of his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Holloway,
on East Dakota street. Mr. Hollo
way is convalescing from a recent op
eration for appendicitis. .
Buy Stetson Hats at Black ft Sons.
The infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Fox, formerly of this city,
died in a St Joseph hospital Sunday
night Mrs. Fox is still in the hos
pital and according to word received
by Butler relatives Monday, is in a
critical condition: Mr. Fox's mother,
Mrs. A. F. Fox, went to St Joseph
the last of the week.
Big Variety Children's Socks, 35c
to 60c Walker-McKibben's.
J. Mark Graves went to Maryville,
Missouri, last week and looked over
one of the finest Shorthorn herds In
the state. He was so well pleased
with the stock that he ordered two of
them shipped to Butler and he will use
them on his fine farm southwest of
town as a nucleus of a herd . of . his
own. " 1
n Tfade at the Younff
Men's Store, Black ft Sons. a3-tf when burning refuse.
Young men Trade at the Young
Men s Store, Black & Sons. 23-tl
Squire B. F. Jeter returned Satur
day from a trip to the Rio Graa.lt
Valley country, in Texas, with a par
ty of land buyers. He reports an en
joyable trip, but does not say wheth
er or not he invested in J exas real
The fire department was called to
the corner of Ohio and Water street
during the rain storm Tuesday night,
when two electric light wires rubbed
together and started a small blaze,
which was extinguished with small
Best Apron Ginghams for 30c.
The Suburban Motor Transfer
Company of Kansas City, Mo., has
extended its route to include Harri
sonville, and the first trip to this
city was made today (Thursday.)
Other towns in Cass county on tne
route are Belton and Pleasant Hill.
The large motor truck will "make.
Harrisonville every day. Cass Coun
All good colors permanent finish
organdies, $1.25 and $1.50.
Friday afternoon sparks from a
pile of burning trash in the alley back
of Lee s grocery store, on tne west
side, set fire to the shed in which was
the coal oil supply of the store. The
fire was' blown under the floor of tne
main- building and for a time it
looked as though a serious confla
gration might result, bift the fire de
oartment soon had the flames under
controL . With everything so dry. as
it is the greatest care should be takeu
W. R. Braden, wife and two sons,
William and George, of Kansas City,
were the guests the first of the week
of his cousin, R. L. Braden and fam
ily, and of his mother, who lives near
Amoret. Mr. Braden was born and
raised in the western part of the
county, where he has many friends.
He has a position with the Irving
Pitt paper company.
The ladies of Aooleton Citv have
organized a cemetery association and
Tuesday the following from that city
were in town consulting with the
ladies of the local association and
looking over the cemetery to get
pointers. Mrs. Tom Payne, Mrs. Wm.
Burns, Airs. Gertie Williams, Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Myers', Mayor Ellis, and
Chas. Overturf. Mr. Overturf is to
be the keeper of the cemetery.
We sure can save you money on
your work clothes. Black & Sons. 23-tf
GusKihart has bought the Ed.
Dickison farm 1 1-2 miles east of
Spruce , and 8 miles west of Mont
rose, paying $125 per acre. It com
prises 80 acres, and one-half interest
or 16 acres in the old Oliver Stephen
son feed lots. The improvements
are all up in good shape, a modern 7
room bungalow and basement, 40x48
barn, and the entire tract fenced and
cross fenced hog tight By this it will
be seen that Gus and his estimable
family have abandoned going to
Idaho. Good! Montrose Tidings.
Save money by trading at Black &
Sons a!! this year. Start today:
AUCTION SALE Household
Goods, at .5 o'clock p. in., Saturday.
July 10th: 2 Solid Oak Bedroom
Sets; 1 Extra Commode; 1 Oak Side
board; 1 to-it. Solid Oak Extension
Dining Table; 9 Solid Oak Dining
Room Chairs; 1 Carpenter's Bench
with Vise; 1 Folding Wire Cot; 2
Flower Stands; 1 Mahogany Table;
some good Rocking Chairs; 60 Glass
Fruit Jars; 1 Marble Top Table; I
Walnut Bureau; 1 Walnut Foot Rest;
and other useful household articles.
Deacon Bros. Residence.
'Southwest corner Ft. Scott anil
BABY WEEK COMING
Shorthorn cattle sales held at Marys
ville last week and purchased two i f
the choice animals 111 the oflering,
"Cruikshank Violet" cow with calf by
side, which he selected trom the her
of JJr. Xauman. Mr. Graves informs
us that tlie five sales totaled in the
neighborhood of $300,000.
merchants in the area
Rhine, occupied by the
recent'" held a meeting
to reduce their prices
per cent, alter the army had placed
twenty-eight stores in the district
"off limits" for American soldiers,
because of profiteering by the pro
prietors. J he army authorities, in
an investigation, conducted recently,
found that the pTofits in some stores
were reaching 700 per cent. In con
sequence of the meeting, there was a
reduction of so per cent in some
articles over night.
Have received through land trades
the following properties which 1 want
to sell this week:
Five room house with three lots,
on West Ohio Street.
Choice vacant lot on West Fort
Scott Street, sidewalk, curbing, sew
er connection all paid for.
One new and two used touring cars,
one used Ford delivery truck.
I'.ight yearling mules, tour of winch
are the fancy kind, one black mare
mule two years old.
Also have a number ot Bates Coun
ty farms ranging in size from eighty
acres to half sections, which 1 am of
fering at attractive prices.
Jesse b. Smith,
38-it , Butler, Mo.
Special July sale Ladies Oxfords
Butler Afflicted With "Tent Shows."
Some time ago a so-called "tent
how" spent a week in this city and
lespite the fact that, as some ex
pressed it it was so bad that it was
really funny," managed to do a fair
ly good business. It was demon
strated that Barnum was right when
he said that "the .American people
like to be fooled. On one occasion
the management announced that 011
certain night no one under 10 years
of age would be admitted and hinted
that something naughty would be
pulled off. Result another goo
louse to see a very tame "show.
Then it was announced that a wed
ding would take place on tlie stage
011 a certain evening. Another good
house and, of course, somebody
"backed out" and there was no wed
ding. At the end of the week the
"show" lacked its tent and went on
to its next stopping place and Butler
heaved a sigh of relief.
But the worst was yet to come. If
that show was rotten, words fail
when it comes to describing the ag
gregation that opened here Monday
night for a week's stand. After tne
"show" Monday night one man was
heard to say that it was possible
that some members of the company
might be able to earn their board
shocking wheat but as actors they
Wby would it not be a good plan
for the city council to pass an ordi
nance requiring alleged snows 01 tnis
kind to pay a good stiff license? if
this ' and other towns would follow
that plan it would not be long until
they would be broken up and the
actors forced to make a living in
some useful occupation.
A Fine Rain.
This cart of Missouri was blessed
by a much needed rain Tuesday night,
which did much good to the corn
crop and especially to. the gardens,
which .were beginning to suffer from
the dry -weather. Reports from other
parts of the state indicate that it was
fairly general, extending as far cast
July 13 to 17 Inclusive at The Health
We wish to announce to the Bates
county mothers that Baby Week will
be conducted at the Health Center
July 13 to 17 inclusive from 10:00 to
12:00 a. mr and 1:00 to 4:00 p. 111.
daily. A complete examination will
be given free to every child under
school age by doctors who have vol
unteered their services.
We want every child of Bates
county to have the advantage of this
examination. All physical defects
will be brought to the attention of
the mother and she will be instructed
to consult her family physician in re
gard to the correction necessary,
i'roper diets will be advised for under-nourished
children and instruc
tion in child hygiene will be given
the mother. Alter baby week we ex
pect to establish clinics at Rich Hill,
Adrian and elsewhere, if advisable.
Miss Barnett will be glad to meet
with any group of six or more moth
ers anywhere in Bates county any
day to explain more fully the work
we expect to accomplish. . Telephone
379 and ask for Miss Barnett.
Bring your babies to the Health
Center on the following days as
nearly as possible:
Northeast section Butler and Bates
county, Tuesday, July 13.
Northwest section Butler and
Bates county Wednesday, July 14.
Southeast section Butler and Bates
county, .Thursday, July 13.
Southwest section Butler and Bates
county Friday, July 16.
If impossible to come on the above
dates, come Saturday, July 17.
Every normal baby born in Bates
county has every right to become a
healthy, normal man or woman. If
not; why not? Treatment will be
furnished those who can not afford
to pay a private physician. Mothers
of babies suffering from contagious
diseases such as whooping cough,
chicken pox, etc., are requested not to
come to clinic during baby week.
.Mothers, please bring a baby blanket
Elsie' O. Barnett, R. U.,
Bates County Nurse.
The Coon Dog Profitable.
The story goes the rounds that a
farmer living near Warsaw had a sale
tlie other day, where things went
only moderately . well, the best 01
three 110. m uiuiging $35. But he
hail lour coon dugs, uiiu some neigh
bor suggested, "Why don't ye sell old
Sport.' Sport was known as th;:
best coon dog in that part of Benton
county and when the owner decided
to put him up, there was a lively bid
ding the colonel finally getting $5-i
for him. "Put up old King," urged
another bystander; and King was
auctioned off lor $40. "Let's hav
Towse next," came from a chorus oi
neighbors, and Towse was sold for
"Guess 1 Kant do much with only
one coon dog," said the farmer "and
I mout as well sell ole Duke too.
Here Duke! He's gettin ole, but fel
lows, he's a putty good dorg, any
how." The auctioneer put out hi:
line of talk and Duke brought $35
the poorest dog bringing - the same
amount as the best horse.
And to make the story complete the
man who paid $53 for old Sport went
hunting that same night,- and caught
$65 worth of fur. Henry County
Twenty-Ninth Annual Convention of
the Carthage District to be Held
in Butler July 6 and 7.
The twenty-ninth annual conven
tion of the Cartilage district Epworth
League will be held at the Ohio
street M. E. church in this city Tues
day and Wednesday, July 6 and 7.
An interesting program covering the
two days has been prepared? Rev.
Rector Green, district president, as
well as the other officers will be pres
ent and make addresses. The best
musical talent of Butler' have volun
teered their services and all in all the
meetings will be well worth attend
ing. The convention will open with a
song service Tuesday afternoon after .
which there will be welcome ad
dresses by A. 11. Culver, secretary of
the Commercial Club, Mrs. A. R.
Guyton and John Miller. The re
sponse "will be made by Rev. Rector
Green, district president. At 8:00
o'clock there will be some good music
and an address by Dr. George E. Sat
terlee, 01" Pittsburg, Kansas. Wednes
day morning at 6:30 there will be a
watch meeting presided over by Rev.
H. A. Mitchell. At 2:30 there will be
an address by Rev. C. A. Gilbreath
and at 6:00 o'clock there will be a
banquet for the visitors at the church.
The final sermon will be by Rev. W.
R. Nelson at 8:00 that night. Be
tween times there will be meetings of
committees and talks by the officers
of the League on the work of the
League. It will be a busy, interesting
meeting and well worth attending.
The people of the city have shown
their hospitality by opening their
homes to tlie delegates from other
Butler Presbyterian Church.
Cor. Pine and F'ulton Sts. -Rev.
J. B. Clyde, Minister.
104 S. Delaware. Phone 441.
Services Sunday, July 4th.
9:30 Sunday school and Bible
classes. Special missionary programs
led by Missionary Superintendent,
Mrs. Agnes Walker,
1 1 :oo divine worship, followed by
Sermon by pastor, "The Lute That
Union Endeavor and Union ser
vices in evening at Christian church.
Lome and welcome.
To Close Monday.
We, the undersigned merchants of
Butler, Missouri, feel it our patriotic
luty as American citizens to close all
day .Monday, July 5th:
nays & Zwahlen,
Lon Ray Grocery Store,
A. D. F'ortner,
James T. Hull, Mayor
Geo. VV. Lee,
T. L. Pettys,
Gench Bros., except repairs,
U. Li. Llcacon.
Golden Rule Grocery,
C. VV. AnderMni.
Welton Jewelry Co.,
T. L, Beach,
N. B. Jeter. -
Butler a; Ft. Scott, 0.
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sum uui vy iiic uuuer team on 111c
local grounds Sunday afternoon in
one oi the snappiest games ever seen
on the local diamond. Butler tried
out a new pitcher, Nelso:i, and if his
work Sunday was a lan sample ot
what he can do heis some pitcher as
-rtrrj twu hils were made by the '
heavy hitting Kansans. Third base
man Kooney being the only man to
connect saiely, one going to the
hedge in right center in the third in
ning and the other a fly close to the
right field foul line in the ninth.
Nelson was never in any great dan
ger except in the eighth inning when
with the bases full and two down it
looked bad, but he tightened up and
struck out Squibb for the third out.
Aloore, for Ft. Scott also pitched
some air tight ball, Jimniie W illiams
and Nelson being tlie only ones to
secure hits off him.
Butler's runs were made in the first
and fifth inning. In the first Lus-
comb was safe on Lassman's throw
to Drummond. He immediately stole
second and scored on Jimie W illiams'
sharp single. Walter Williams scored
in the fourth, getting a life at first
when Drummond messed up Kooney 'a
poor throw. He also stole second
and scored on Nelson's two-base hit
to the hedge fence in center field.
The addition of Flulse on first
Next Sunday the team will go to.
Rich Hill and that afternoon and
Monday will play the strong Rich
Moore, H., c
Moore, G., p
AB H R A O E
400 1 80
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Williams, VV.. .?d
lilack, ss, ll
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AB H R A O
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baits Rexroad, Hoy,
hits: Nelson, Williams.
Stolen bases: Luscomb. Williams.
Black; Keichel, Hoy 2, II. .Moore 2
Double plays: Black to Rexroad;
llulse to Rexroad; I false to Williams.
Time, 2:24. .
Public Health Service Physician
Visit Bates County.
Drl C. C. Knight, surgeon in charge
of Child Hygiene Investigation- De
partment of United States Public
Health is expected to be in this city
some time within the next few days
in connecion with the Baby Week,
which the Red Cross Health Center
proposes to hold during the week of
Speaking at Cnmpton School House
George A. Sunderwirth will speak
at the Cumpton school house, three
miles south of Sprue., on the sub
ject: The Bible in American His
tory. The speaking to follow the
Sunday school and to be a part of a
prepared patriotic program. Every
one invited to come out and hear a
good speech and enjoy an interesting
Ball Came and Ice Cream Supper.
Ball game at Spruce Saturday after
noon, July 3. - spruce vs.- oauara.
Admission to ball game free.
Ice cream supper at Spruce in the
evening. very body come.
Big Fourth of July Celebration
The committee having in charge
the Fourth of July celebration have
completed their arrangements and
Frank Koontz, who was in the city
Tuesday, says that it will be one of
the biggest affairs ever pulled off in
that city. The Fourth falling on Sun
day the celebratiou will be held on
Monday the 5th.
There will be a flower parade at
one o'clock in which there will be a
number of beautifully decorated au
tomobiles. During the day there will
be all sorts of amusements and en
tertainment. Three bands, th Hur
ler band, the Rich Hill band and the
Butler Saxaphone band will furnisb
the music, for the occasion. During
the afternoon there will be a base
ball .game between the Butler and
Rich Hill teams which promises to. be
one of the best of the season. At
night there will be a fireworks display.
The speaker of the dav will h
Hon. H. O. Maxey, of this city.
Mr. Daniel A. Heiser. of Cnlwr.
Ind., and Mrs. Mattie V. Fox, of Rich
Hill, were united in marriage at the
recorder's office Wednesday noon,
Judge B. F. Jeter officiating. The
couple will spend a short honeymoon
in Indiana and then return to Rich
Hill, where they will make their fu
ture home, -v -
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