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THE McKIBBENS STYLISH CLOAKS J We are having a great many compliments on our showing of cloaks this season. p Each garment is handsomely tailored. The cloth sponged and shrunk. Sewed with silk, and have the proper hang which is 60 necessary to the stylish cloak this 151 s. TALK OF THE O o TOWN STYLE, FIT O AND s t-j ;q year. "We show a large variety in castors, tans and blacks. We call your special attention to our BLACK MONTE CARLOS 1 AlLUnllNU ' OF THE HIGH GRADE ) ) CLOTHES We are selling at " lO to These goods are not shown elsewhere in Butler. No other dealer 6hows as high grades as HIGH ART AND 11. & m. "We carry the cheaper lines at $4, $5, $6, $7.50, $9 d $10 in men's well-made suits. BOYS and CHILD'S SUITS $1.50 to $15.00. OVERCOATS $3.50 to $20.OO. NO SHODDY AT ANY 1'RICE. o CLOTHES STORE. , 8 ONE PRICE () ocococooooooocccococoocooo Times' Telephone No. 37. Furs at McKibbens. A good cook can flnemplqjnient at the jail. Topsy Socks at McKibbepa. , TOaxted A good cook at the jail. SeMrs. Joe T. Smith. few Dip Hip Corsets at'McKib- 1)8. L. C. Johnson, late operator at vid, has been assigned to Adrian as Operator. Golf Gloves at McKibbens. I Mrs. Sam Levy eutertained a dozen pt her lady friends at luncheon Fri day evening. Pierpoiuts sell good boots at only $1.00 per pair. furnishes an object lesson in the ad vantage of good roads. Pierpointshaveafullpage"ad"in this issue. Don't fail to read it care fully. - The Thanksgiving dinner, adyer- ised by the ladies of the M. . inrch south, has been postponed. ine Kid Gloves at McKibbens. '. and Mrs. Geo. Goerner are vis- itingSMrs. Goerner's parent, Mr. and Mrs7'. P. Sevier, in Summit town hip.'; Pierpoints are always on the look out to save a dollar for their custom ers. - J. M. Courtney 1b just putting the finishing touches to a fine barn at his residence in the northwest part of town. New Dress Goods at McKibbens. Mrs. Frank Allen ind Mrs. J. S. Pierce are spending a few days in Joplin, visiting their sister Mrs. Sherwood. Mens Fine Shirts at McKibbens. Samuel A. Jackson, 55 years of agtf who was stricken with paralysis it time ago at his home in ague, died the other day. 'Extra good 50c Table Linen at cKibbeua. ,- . 1 Our old friend and longtime patron J. W Lewis, an influential citiien of West Point township, favored us tritb a pleasant call and renewal on Tuesday.- O $20, O 8 O O o o o o 8 O O o o o 8 I- ""l,.',WWSWIf ' THE GOOD SHOE STORE. o o o o o 8 o TO ALL. Clouks at Pierpoints'. Dr. T. W. Foster has just complet ed one of the bent and most complete barns in tbe .reurjal .his residence in the southest part of town to be seen in the city. Special drives in boys' suits at Pierpoints'. Mike Curry, who has been spending a week with his family, has returned to Texan, where he holds a position as'roaduiaster on the Cotton Belt railroad. John says he buys his clothes at Pierpoints, because he can always save a couple of dollars. How about you? The Democrats carried Barton county by 243 votes and elected the entire .ticket with the exception of representative and county clerk. Nice line of Dress Goods at Pier points'. Mrs. W. . Walton, who has been spending a couple of mouths in Bos ton, where she has been studying vocal music under a noted instruc tor, returned home Saturday. Regular 50c and 60c gloves only 35c per pair at Pierpoints'. Bruce Starke spent Sunday in the city. He is now located in St. Louis and holds the position of private secretary to Harry Hawes, president of board of police commissioners of St. Louis. ' Yard wide guaranteed silk only f 1.13 per yard at Pierpoints'. . An acre of ground caved in at Cliff mine at Joplin Friday, burying a wagon and valuable team of hones thirty feet under ground. The big mill was abandoned and later report ed to be sinking. Pierpoints sell good shoes for lees aeoey - tha a- raauy-chwge-y oa -for trash. According to statistics Missouri leads them all in the yield of corn for 1002. The average is put at 69 bushels to the the acre, Indiana fol lows with 38.9 bushels and Illinois is third, 36.7 bushels. Pierpoints sell goods' for cash or produce, und believe that one per son's dollar is just a good as anoth er. .... 1 1 AND BLACK JACKETS We have given especial atttention to the selection of these, and you can depend upon them being good. Another important thing the prices are KIGII V. We do not sell you at one price Bid your neighbor at another but put the fairest and lowest price ever put on good first-class cloaks. Our line of FUR SCARFS this season is extremely good They are new fresh goods direct from the factory and are marked very low for the grades offered. The prices range from $ 18.00 down to 9Bc. WALKING SKIRTS. More new walking skirts received, made right, cut right, with the right cloths m them and the right Produce buys all kintlH of goods nt Pierpoints'. R. L Brnden, one of the staunch and true Democrats of Homer town ship, gave Tim Times a pleasnnt call Saturday. He wa elated over the sueeess of the ticket. Do you need a new carpet? If so, see Pierpoiuts. . - Mi 8. Green Wulton was agreeably surprised Saturday by the arrival of her brother, John Etzler, of Breckin ridge, Col. Mrs. Walton is his twin sister, and he came to spend their birthday together. Pierpoints are head to foot outfit ters. Give them a call. The football game advertised to come off at the race track in this city Saturday between the Butler and Harrieonville Hiih School teams was postponed on aecouut of the bad weather. In St. Louis Friday, Judge Adams, in the federal court sentenced J. W. Hallock, a farmer and alleged pen ron agent, to ten years imprison ment in the penitentiary for making false pension affidavits. Three masked men entered the home of W. S. Miller, three miles east of Mansfield, Mo., Friday night and relieved Mr. Miller of $490.50. Miller had bought a threshing ma chine last Beason and had collected this money to make his first pay ment Saturday. Sheriff Greer, of Har. ville, Mo., was in Richards, Vernon county, Satur day, having in charge John Bailey, who was suspected of being connect ed with the bank robbery at that place a short time ago. When ar rested Bailey had bills on his person that corresponded to some of those stolen from the bank. The Clinton Republican has bitter ly assailed Congressman DeArmond for years without ceasing. It is but a natural consequence that Mr. De Armond should poll the largest vote and the largest majority of any can didate, state or local, on the Demo cratic ticket in Henry county. Clin ton Democrat. G. M. Ballew, of Deepwater town ship, was in town Monday and had sale tills printed tomhe Batedf Slot of personal property at his home Nov. 26. Mr. Ballew has sold his farm in Deepwater township, and bought another near Deepwater, Henry county. Mr. Ballew is among our beet citizens and his neighbors and many friends will be sorry to see him leave the county. Fob Sale: One big team of black work horses and one Bradley hay pre, new this year. G. I. Lyxch. hang. At $7.50- $5.00, $4.00, $3.50, $3.00, $2.50. We want your business. Come and sec us. n it u III Every thinjr nt Pierpoints. V. F. Joiiph, a prominent citizen of North Hates, favored us pleasantly and had l is dates set ahead. Our old friend and patron B. F. Glover fuvored us with a pleasant call and had his dates set ahead. Just as we go to press we receive n well written obituary of Mrs. Eliza beth Alexander which will appear in next. Mrs Grant, relict of ex-Premdent U. S. Grant, is reported very low and not expected to live, at her home in Washington City. W. G Cope has his paper changed IrojnJGrealev, Col , where ha haalmon- engnged in mining for the past few years, to Butler. Reuiemlier the proceeds of theeven ing's entertainment Friday night goes to assist the unfortunate of the city and attend. Mrs. Zera Rayburn, of Jefferson City, came up the latter part of last week to spend a few days with friends in the county, and paid The Times a pleasant call Saturday. Jack Spicer, popular deputy sheriff and jailer under his uncle. Joe Smith. favored us pleasantly and renewed for The Times he is Bending his home folks in Nashua, Mo. Col. John T. Crisp, Democrat, who was elected to the legislature from Jackson county, received every vote at his home in Lone Jack precinct. The above is thought to be without a parallel case in American politics. -Ex. Pierpoints sell groceries cheap. J. R. Johnson and wife left Wedne" day for Butler, where they will spend the winter. They will take charge of their son, W. T. Johnson's, house, during his stay in Texas, where he has gone' tor his health. Richards Progress: Pierpoints Bell good table linens. A protracted meeting will be begun at the Cumberland Presbyterian church next Sunday. The meeting will be conducted by the Rev. Mrs. Woolsey,-of Kentucky. This lady is an ordained preacher in the C. P. church. She is represented to be a lady of fine ability and not a sensa tionalist. Attend the meetings. Pierpoints pay 20c for eggs. F. M. Wyatt, stricken with paraly sis sometime ago at the home of his daughter, Mrs. A., Lindsay, at Par sons, Kansas, at last reports was no better, and, the probabilities are he will not recover. Mr. Wyatt former ly resided in this city and has many friends here who deeply regret his sad condition. i rsk ra rs m. Tim Ti.mkss acknowledges favors of John I). Woody, one of Bates county's most successful business men and influential citizens. Mrs. J. X. Brown was summoned j iu uuiier .uoiiday morning Tonueihi the bedside of her sister, Mrs. Jake llerrel, who is reported quite serious ly ill -Rich II ill Review. ' As Tiik Timkr went to press yester day evening, there was no material change for the betterment in the con dition of Judge Booker Powell, who is regarded us dangerously sick. "I am going to marry jrdur da ugh ter, sir," said the positive young man to the father. "Well, don't come to me lor sympathy," replied the father; "I have troubles enough of my own." Ex. J. B.-Albin, an old citizen and suc cessful Tarmer of West Boone, was a pleasant caller on Monday and fa vored us with a renewal. He recent ly sold his farm near Merwin, for which he received $40 per acre. Mrs. Ella Kennett remembers us with a renewal. She with hercharni ing daughters are living in Kansas City. They were great favorities in Blltler nnd have ninny fripnita aim are always glad to hear of their health and prosperity. James L. Shubeit favored us pleas antly and renewed. He has sold his fine farm in Summit township, and bought another in Cass county. He says that while he regrets leaving Bates, he is going to a county where they have substantial democratic maj ority. The proceeds of the elocutionary and musical entertainment to be giv en at the opera house Friday night by Miss Estelle Christy and others goes to the poor ohthe city, and the entertainment should be well attend ed. Henry Fatten, residing on West Pine street, was stricken with paraly sis at his home Sunday. The entire right side is effected, and at last ac counts he was speechless and in a dangerous condition. . Mr. Patten is well along in years, is one of our best citizens and in his affliction the fam ily have the sympathy of the com munity. ThTdeci8l6irbrthesupreme court on the whisky tax cases is a victory for Judge Graves, of this county, whose original decision was thereby sustained by the higher authority. Judge Graves has been uniformly correct in bis rulings, and this latest one (involving an intricate question of interpretation of law) being so un animously sustained by our supreme court, puts an additional plume in the Judge's turban, of which his friends may well feel proud. R'u-h Hill Review. ( V An 1 WW llrj 5 drawn drop Sewing Ma chinos only .?12-."ii, while they List at l'ierpoint'. Tin re gular i?ll 1.00 vii lues. The Ministerial Alliance of Butler join wit h his many fii-mls in wixhing the Rev. T. ('. l'tirfcptr, a fellow mem ber, suci-ess in his coiiN-m f. ,r the Chaplaincy of the House of Repre present a lives of Mo. Admiring his , ability, confident of his Christian integrity, appreciating his culture, refinement and generous heart, we feel that he is in evcrv wav urtlivoi the distinguished position he seeks, and shall heartily rcjojee if the honor ' - - 1 1 is tendered him. W.M. F. Jones, Secy. 1 he .Ministerial Alliance lias com pleted arrangements for the Thanks giving service. Dr J. E. Chaiiililiss, pastor of the Baptist church, will preach the sermon. The service will be held 10 o'clock a. m. in the Cum berland Presbyterian church. The annual collection for the poor will lie taken. A relief commit teecoriMst ing of one lady from each' church will be appointed. We trust that nil Chris tian neonle and all who nre fi-ntefnl to God for the blessings of the year will manifest their gratitude by at tending this meeting. W.m. F. Jones. See'y. DON'T BE PERSUADED. Don't be fooled by advertise ments of women's shoes which are "euperelegant,'r,'Bculptur ed," "dainty," "architectural" and "statuesque." Use a good, honest Saxon word and ask if they FIT! There's the point! There's the rub! There is one shoe for women that has built' itself up to the top-notch of popularity on FIT. That shoe is the "QUEEN QUALIFY." If you want to see your foot look a full size smaller; if you want to epure yourseli half of - your -daily fatigue? ft -yotr-want to own shoes which w ill . be a constant delight and last longer because they tit accur ately, buy a single pair of "QUEEN QUALITY " Poffenbarger & Miller, Sole Agents.