T?:--f5?$ 'W-'-.-if l TfWXSf ;J
and ' 5S3S
mnTTAif 20FFU imrr
v rbANCES Boyd Calhoun
(Copjrriffht. by Hailly Brltton Co.)
"Yuh sho' Is sp'llod my fun," ho
growlod aa ho hustled them across tho
platform to tho waiting-room. "Dis
horn do fus' 'scurslon I been on
wldout Bukcy a-tnggln' long In flvo
year an' I aimed fo' to roll 'cm high;
an' now, 'enso o' kotchln' up wld y'
all, I gotta go right back home. Now
y' all set Jes' as straight as yer kin
set on dls hero bench," ho admonished,
"whilst I send a telegraph to Marso
Jeems darner. An' don' yuh try to
lopo out on do Uniform ncldcr. Bet
whar I kin keep my cyo skinned on J ya'a face.
yuh, yuh lime supp'ry-ciium ceis. ucn
I jrwlne to come back on' wash ycr,
o y' all look llko 'spcctablo whlto
Miss Minerva camo out of her front
door looking for Hilly at tho same tlmo
that Mrs. Oarner appeared on her
porch In search of Jimmy.
"William I You William I" called ono
that efio needed' (fie lecture, and, won
derful to tell, sho was listening meek
ly. "You have steeled your heart," he
went on, "ngalnsO Billy and against
mo. You have about as much Idea how
to manage a boy as a as a " ho
hesitated for a suitable comparison;
ho wanted to say "goat," but gallantry
forbade; "as any other old maid," he
blurted out, realising as he did so that
a woman had rather bo called a goat
than an old maid any time.
The color moanted to Miss Miner-
"I don't have to be an old maid," she
"No; and you aro not going to be
one any longer," ho answqrcd with do
clston. "I tell yoo what, Miss Minerva,
wo are going to make a fine, manly
boy out of that nephew of yours."
"Wot" she echoed faintly.
"Yes, wel 1 said wo, didn't If
"Jlmmco-eel O Jlmmeo-cc-ee!" called W"d mJr ostentatiously. "The
"Havo you seen my ncphowf asked
"No, Ilavo you seen anything of
Jimmy f was tho reply of tho other.
"They wcro talking together at tho
fenco about an hour ago," said Hilly a
child shall havo a pony to rldo and
everything else that a boy ought to
have. He is full of natural animal
spirits and has to find somo outlet for
them; that Is tho reason ho Is always
In mischief. Now, I think I under
stand children." Ho draw himself up
DMIU fill a r
aunt. Possibly they are down at tho prouaiy. wo snail oo marnca iomor
livery stable with Sam Lamb; J '11 row, no announccu, mni i may n
phono and find out." BUmc nt onco my Dart of tho PnBl
"And I '11 ring up Mrs. Dlock and blllty of Billy's rearing."
Mrs. Hamilton. They may havo gono Miss Minerva looked nt him In fiut
m ,. f.!nn nmt PrnnpPH." tcrlng consternation.
In a short tlmo both women np-1 "Oh, no, not tomorrow," sho pro-
tested: "possibly next year somo
'V..V4 V.. ...V. ia.l. ' -
"Thnv hnvo not heen to tho slnblo "me.
thls.moming," said Miss Minerva un
easily, "and Sam went to Memphis on
tho excursion train."
"And they aro not with Llna or
Frances," Mrs. Garner'a faco woro
nn anxious look, "I dcclnro I never
raw two such children. Still, I don't
think wo need worry ns It Is nearly
dinner tlmo, and they novcr mlsa their
meals, you know."
But tho noo hour camo nnd with It
no hungry llltlo boys. Then, Indeed,
did tho relatives or tho children grow
uneasy. Tho two telephones woro kept
busy, and Mr. Oarner, with several
other men on horseback, scoured tho
village. Not a soul had seen cither
At three o'clock Miss Minerva, worn
with anxiety nnd on tho vergo of a
collapse, dropped into n chair, on her
veranda, her fnlthful Major by hor
side. Ho had cbmo to offer help and
sympathy ns soon as ho heard of hor
distress, and, finding her In such a
oftcned, dependent and roccptlvo
Mrs. Trav Spenser, son Charley
and daughter Corlne returned Fri
day from Columbia, where they
attended fhc funeral of n near re
lative. Born to Mrs; S.L, Mc-
Occ Sunday morning, a son.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. C. V,
Stodhmairfc April 25-i boy.'-
Born to Mr. and Mra. 'W4. L, Sher
man near Mount Horeb, April 26,
a son. C. II. Tucker and fam
ily and Chan. Steele nnd family
went to Kansis" City Wednesday
and drove homo In Mr. Tuckcr'o
new carj l0&tmalex Alex
ander tolls' u tint his so.i Claud
who hnft been auperlntemlent of
schools at Hlbblng, Minnesota, for
the past two yearn has been rc
cloctcd nil rtVwlnry of W,Cf)0. Ho
will attend Chicago University a
galn this rjnuner. Mr. and,
Mm, O.W. Lewis were made happy The smokc-fta-ck for
. . .. a I . . ' t . . A f . - 1. I . I
05;ar Cross purchased the con
fectionery nn-l grocery store of
ft. M. Abingto.i Wednesday, tnk
ing inrvmcilato 1posi?ssloni Mr.
AblngtTa has been In th? busincAR
almo:' since the bsginnlng of tha
Jlown a.v.l his mr.iy friends nrc
,etorry to on h'tn from the busi
ness but wish Mr. Cross tha bsst
of success In h'.s new Ventura.
U'mer itevl of SsdilU nnd
s.3 Annla A.idrews of .Sweet
jSprlngs wcro married Sunday
.cvcnr.ijc In Scdalia. Mils Andrews
taught thj Br6wnl?3 siIiojI tin
past term nnd white hsrs mido
many frloyJ?. She Is tlu ni?co
oK W, . ail -3. B Thomp:o)of
near here. IMr. Ricd 1j nn. encr
gottc young man,' of Scdalin and n
grandsx.i of J. H. HlJ.lle of near
here. Their many friends extend
.congratulations to the newly-weds
and wis.i them mush lnpimicrs.
porter Harris, wife .anJ little
daughter of Kingfisher, oMa., n-J
rrived Monday and nre vis'tinc
Relatives hero and at New Home.
The Hatley School report for
tho month beginning April the 1st,
and ending April 28tl, 1913, Is as
follows; Enrollment 18, total num
ber of days attnsdertSo by all iu
pl'jo for Itho month 2B5, average
dally attendance for the month'
it. number casis of tardiness 1.
Tho following have not mlspcll
cd a word during the entire term;
John Jackton, and Evcrettc Logs
don Stella Cook misspelled only
two wordi durlnj tho term, and
a number of others did excellent
work In spelling.
Nolle O. Washburn, tca:li3r.
last week by the arrival of a
on the 26th. Slater Ncws
A Great Building Falls
when its foundation is undermined
nnd if the foundation of health
good digestion is attacked, n
quick collapse fo'lows. On the
first signs of Indigestion, Dr.
King's New Life Pills should 1)3
taken to tone the stomach and
regulate liver, kidneys and bowels,
Pleasant, ccsy, flnfo nnd only 25
cents at P. II. Frank:ins.
Ice plant is very much in cvldcnco
.these- days. It will b? 75 feet high
when com plated, and is being
built four square of rod brick."
Rose Hroj. ars th? bul'dcrs.
Prof. Pn'm. Ol New Orleans, La.,
arrived here Friday to tnk"! chnrgcj
of tho P.aro:fhYil s:horJl of the,'
Lutheran Cross church co'.igrcgT
Hon. Sweet Springs Hera'd.
F. J. DUNLEAVY.
Compressed Air Systems
Inltiitiilr Clicerfnlty I'lirntalied.
3 )oors South of Southwest Cor
nuc uf Square.
One of the Most
lions of the State
Will make the season
Harry Axtell is a bay horse
15.3 hands high, weighs about
1200 lbs. His colts are all
round good business horses,
fearless ol any object. His
smaller colts are picked up
readily for cavalry remount
at a good price. They have ,
early and extreme speed.
TERMS. $15. Write for
abulated pedigree. Address
(. W. m Oirnett Correll
"Tomorrow," reiterated tho major,
his whlta mustache bristling with de
termination. Having at last asserted
himself, ho was cnJoylnR tho situation
Immensely and was not coins; to give
way ono Inch.
"Wo will bo married tomorrow
"Next month," sha suggested timidly.
"Tomorrow, I tell you!"
"Next week," sho answered.
"Tomorrow! Tomorrowl Tomor
row!" cried tho major, happy as a
"Next Sunday nlcht after church,"
pleaded Miss Minerva.
"No, not next Sunday or Mondny or
Tucsdny. Wo will ho married tomor
row," declared tho dictatorial Confcd
nilly's aunt succumbed.
"Oh, Joseph," sho said with almost
a simper, "you aro so masterful"
"How would you llko mo for an
undo?" Miss Mlncrva'a afllanccd asked
Rill, a few. minutes, lator.
Only a Fire Hero
but the crowd cheer jd, ai, with
burned hands, lis hsld up a small
round box, "Fellows!" he phoutcd,
HLACKHURN fyllim ""CKion's Arnica oajvc i noiu
Mfs: T. 11. Trent was stricken Mm everything beat for burns."
with paralysis Wednesday after- K'Bl't! a'sj for bolls, ulcers, soics,
noon and White it was a light at- plmptea, ocarina, cu.s, tpr.ilns, mid
tack It ihns confi.iid her to the bruises. Surest pile cure. It sub
bed. Wo hone that hi will re- ducft Inflammation, kills pain. Only
cover rapidly. S. 13. Dowdcn, ,.?5e nt P. II. Franklin's,
of pecu!iar, Mo, arrived Monday
Biooi,. the Major bad remained to try
to oh Mr her up.
Mr. and Mra. Oareer were also on
the porch, dttcusslng what further
tops they could take.
lit Is all the fault of that William
of yoWrs," snapped one little boy's
mother to the other little boy's aunt.
"Jimmy Is the best child In the world
when he is by himself, but he la easily
let inta mischief."
Miss Minerva's faco blazed with In
dlgnation. "William's fault indeed!" sho an
sworcd back, "There never was a
Bwoetor child than William;" for tho
lonely woman knew tho troth at last,
t At tho thought that her little nephew
might bo hurt, a long forgotten tender
ness stirred hor bosom, and she real
ized lor tho first tlmo how the child
had grown Into heHlfe.
The telegram came.
I 'They are all right," ohouted Mr.
Career Joyously, asjMt quickly opened
-and read the yellow missive, "they
went on thfr excursion and Sam Lamb
Is. bringing them homo on the accom
An the major, short, plump, rubl
cand, Jolly,, and Miss Minerva, tall,
allow, angular, solemn, were walking
to the station to' neet the tra that
was brhiglng home the runaways, the
elderly lover knew himself to' be at
ktet'ioakeriof the ItuaUea: "
. ''The trouble with WHy " he eesea,
mlaolec ,wlk. lX "i- ' r
fWIIHesishe correeted; faintly.
'?Thf irohle:'wlttiWUy repeated.
ner. ewiT' nrnny,. n;, miss ue
trled te.,ke' a girl- Out of f healthy,
hlrtHyMrtted hoy;' yoy heve''t itve.
llm. theVtfTaii'd- p!aytb)B , fcy
ehoule hjiTeyyou; have.aot vea , stye
thehUueoseseeft uJeve ess) ttttDjUitf
Tine an7 3ady,'rwas the answer,
aa the child wriggled himself out of
his aunt's embrace. -The enthusiastic
reception accorded hiss, when he got
off tho train, was almoet too much for
the Uttlo boy. He gazed at tho pair In
embarrassment. He was, for the mo
ment disconcerted and overcome; in
place of the expected scoldings and
punishment, he was received with
caresses and flattering consideration.
He could not understand It at all.
The major put a hand on the Uttlo
boy's shoulder and smiled a' kindly
smllo into his big, gray, astonished
eyes as tho happy lover delightedly
whispered, "Your aunt Minerva Is go
ing to marry ins tomorrow, Billy.''.
"Pants an' all?"' asked William
SUTztiMA CAN HSfOUKBO TO 8
whan I My cured. I bwmi tut wbatl w;
daetar bMO told jtm ttut rM
att I Mk la Ml chaccn to
WW I Ml WUOf abODL
BAY, I MS MM TO I
ud not mntr p(cb d(i lor awult. w rttari
worw HH.nnn,, imm ir a niiimi nnag
tMMWBtnr pUiu tea ink ol aur MaM on UU
oao amenta andbaiidanf In tb minanaia Wrtai
ol a mlMoa cum of ttiSi dreadful laSt? Mow. 1
do not aara what all jon bara utML Mir bow taan
vmm m oecgraa'
a aa x anim
ALol lor mtld.
MS -WIN caavlBca jo
taroaa aha ceaM la
atlod and dlaaoaraaad.
aa will aalav aura raal smb.
fcrttaaaUamNMUfM tm world hold fat
cvcnln'r ut ton lite to s?e his
mother niivc.-: Mr. U. A Sell
and children of Strout, III., came
Monday nftcmoon being called
here by the lvt illn?s of her
mother, Mrs. Henry Dowdcn. Rec
P. Q. Sullivan is mourning tho
Iom of hU flna asparagus vi:l
strawberry beds. Ho "Jilred i
colored man to plow his garden
preparatory to planting nnd the
negro plowed up everything in
sight. An effort is to be made
to organizo a local b tan oh of the
Women's Chrittlan Temperance
Union in Miami in the near
future. Parties I from Malta
O. 3. HIII koM hir. interest in the
(till fi Richard&on m.it market
Inst ThurH'.lay to'R. S. Dais. Deis
& Rithardf on will coiHinuz in I lie
buulnesa at th? old ttand. S?v-
cral munibirs of tin Slater High
School were in town Monday nf
'tornoon advertising their class
I'play to tnlto pbec Miy 17
Horn to Mr. and Mrx. J, L Dutii
can, iVjirll 21th, a girl. Ml si
8nllle Hcberllng 'has nccsptcd
position nt to teach a rural
school near Olasgow thu coming
ii mi i ii i m ii ihii ii i in ni ii i ii t i' miii i 'i in in
J. T. FISHER L. W. VANDYKE U
VANDYKE & CO.
Lowest Rates Easiest Terms
Office: Between New York Racket and Bank of Saline
tSoCXSESOOrX r-l-' XJU TnOOCSBE3030C
gnnt -i-J n -i-u. mtir -j-i- Bnr
Establish wl 1874
WOOD & HUSTON BANK
rt -'- ru luanerif -i- KnmflOL-l-- Ktmr -i- tinr
City Sued for $10,000
Sheriff Hcl Hayiitc was In town
Bend wlU bo hero for that pur-,,aBt W(M?k and s;rvcd papers on
pose about May 15. Gcnnls tho SJayor and Hoard of Aldcr-
Lankford, co'., wnn arrested bylmcn in which the city of Slater
Ponstab o-A. 8. Tnv or Fridnv . ,n "UVM " w.vwv UuiiiaKi.
and brought before Squire Web
ster, charged with nwinult. A fine
The -suit is brought by Flaurnoy
& Flaurnoy of Independence for
of $7.50 was imposc-d. The of fens. Tliompson, By his father
was committed Jn February when "'V
tho negro had difficulty with I Tho roll lor damigc growa out
Adolph Royar about a cow. bufnInK of the boy by an
Tho. petition ullegcs that two wires
wcro negligently strung through
-Jt..l n ...a .
.... a nniiai irnn n i ni at m i tm vn
L. Ayrca, Accompanied ncr ror ai , :, v,, j" '"""" v" ' ,
short vUU. Mrs. Mary E, Nuili0"5 yed, Ihit h? wires
C. . l'A;H. Chairman of llir II... rU
.1. 1 Hl'STON, I'rr.Urnl W. S. IIL'STO.N. C.l.lfr
.1. C. I.AMICIN. Vlen-I'rrfttdrnl l'.C.II.VItNHII.I..AaI.Cnh.
1 I It HCTO It S'
;.!. paiik c. m. ih'(!km:ii j. v.. i.amkin
A.M.CUTIIHIIV I.. U.MUIMIHI.I. W. S. HUSTON
AIICII (illlUiOllY I.ICON SMITH J, I. HUSTON
nrrr-inorr-)n -fryfymr-m thr,crrrn m-Y---rn rY-srrnn
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT
Ample Capital. Equipment First Class. Best Service
ir -i. rir i-ntrTsnrrt-.-nnnri.
Mrs. J. n. Noonon rcturixi to
hor homo in Excelsior Springs
Saturday. ner cdstor, M!rs. W.
arrived, at home Tuesday evening
from southern .California, where
sho had pent tho winter for the
benefit of her health, he seems
to bo enjoying very good health
now. Mra. Frank philips of
Sharon is ncriously ill at her home
She was taken kk Friday and
her condition has been critical ever
sinco that time. Born to Mr.
and Mra John L. Williams, at their
home in Miami, Tueeday, April 30,
191?, a son. Rom to Mr. and
Mrsj. W. R. Utz at th-ir home
near Fnlrville Wednesday, April
54, 1912, a sn. Haiold Gwlnn
and Miss Edith Leonard, both of
Slater, were granted license to
wed at Independence Tuesday.
Tho bride is tho youngest daugh
ter of ,Mr. and Mra. L. K Leonard
of Uda placd and the groom is well
known in tlwr community, ho hav
ing lived on tho Frederick farm
near Sn ino po'nt 'o.-u.voral yet rj.
F. H. Tick lvaa mado arrunge
menta to erect a grain elevator in
Houstonia, and construction work
will bo started soon, Tho eleva
tor will liavo n capacity of 15,009
bushels and will be modern iij
qvery particular,. Tho constructlog
of this elevator; will fill a icing felt
want in Houstonta. &L D.
Pile, of north of Lpngwoqd, whoso
barn was atruck by lightning last
Saturday nigJit, suffered ,a mvicb
heavier toss, than was first ronortr
ed. There Were valuable mules
andone horns burned to death
and four other horM badly burn
ed wfclch say dU Mr. e was
qoke badly buraed. trying to save.
the animals. T,fo, ytilh total
A! W3i iH toiurance?
.-iMWWMMaB. 'T ,
were sixteen feet from the ground,
that one wlro was attached to
said treo and that tho Insulation
was off both wires.
It will be remembered that tho
boy climbed into the treo for bird's
nest and fell on tho wires severe
ly burning ono leg.
The family now Uvea at Inde
IXrtvdeiicxt. Slater News. "
A Cheap Way to Store
ICING CORN SILO
REAL ESTATE BARGAINS 1
Wo havo tho finest farms in Salino county listed. Also
many Dno investments in Southeastern Missouri and Eastern
Arkansas, ranging in price from $33 to $75 an aero, which
pay 10 per cent cash rent. Will grow tho finest of corn, wheat,
cotton, alfalfa, oats, clover, timothy. Special rates every 1st
and 3rd Tuesday. Join us ou our next trip.
ELSEA & HA1NS,
330-331 FarmeraSavinti Bank Bids. Phone 124. ManhaU. Mo. 35c
m mi mjuuiiii im um mi iAAf nil uu mi laai mf lau uu mi mi uuimun uu mm
S HH HI m m m m m m m Bn m m mMMmimmimWnmmmws
M We have several varieties, both Yellow and M
S White. Early, Medium Early, and Late Matiir-
S ing. Our corn will germinate 90 to 95 per
S cent or better.
S COW PE'AS-Fancy grade. g
g SEED OATS Texas Red Rust Proof.
Millet, Cane, Kaffir Corn, Rape, all Grass Seeds j
LEONARD SEED CO. I
S Marshall, Missouri
18 A SCIENTIFIC METHOD OFTREATING
ALU CLASSES OF DISEASES BY COR
RECTING ANY AND ALL DEVIATIONS IN
THE BODY MAKE-UP. THAT EACH AND
EVERY PART OF THE BODY MAY DO ITS
WORK AND HAVE A NORMAL'BLOOD AND
NERVE SUPPLY, QJg
MARSHALL BLDO. NORTH SIDE SQUARE MARSHALL
County eourtiiia .in'uMMtlon.. this
FREE TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO ..
-" riurinor the PANAMA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL KXPnKl..
TION, IncludlHfi first-class transportation, Pullman double bertb, two; -weeks
In modera botel, adwlssloa to exposition grounds anil twenty special
attractions, slght-seeisg trips la and aro8d San Francisco. J
- will be aiyea iaveiHra' lor.sotae uieuswHi wotk aunng your-leisure
Mrite at oace, Blvlngefreaces. A. D. HAMILTON, S4at Mmitv,
" 1HH( Jtr7aatJtM4.,-Ktwu t)Hr. n-
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