BUTLER, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1903.
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MISS CCNCVIVC MAY.
HUH OF STOMACH
ISTORY OF CROOKED DEAL-
CURED IV PE-RU-NA.
Mtaa Oenevlve May, 1817 S. Meridian
8U, Indianapolis, Ind., Member Second
Hlch School Alumni Ass'n, writes:
-Peruna la the finest regulator of
rfhnnferMf mtomach I have ever found.
It certainly deserve high praise, for It
la iKUiiuuy prepared.
I wu In a terrible condition from ft
neglected case of catarrh of the stomach.
My food bad long ceased to be or any
riwid and only distressed me after eat
ing. I was nauseated, bad heartburn
and headaches, and felt rundown com
pletely. But in two weeks after I took
Peruna I was a changed person. A few
bottles of the medicine made a great
change, and In three months my sunn
ar h was cleared of catarrh, and my en
tire system In a better condition."
Write Dr. Hartman. President of The
Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, Onio,
tor free modieal advice. All corros-
ponwn heM utrictly cnnndnnHal
W. J. PARLEIR.
Doing a General
Corn, Hty, Chop Feed, Poultrj rood, stc
i onaiei sna ugars.
1 FOSTER. MO. 34-Amt
Itttntf HIOIOIMHMIII I
la Bates county one term (or a
lour year county office has become
an unwritten law, and It ia neid
sacred by the almost unanimous
consent ol voters. Long lease of
official life, Bates county voters con
tend, breeds contempt among the
holders and has a tendency to cor
raptlon in high places. Besides, It
keeos eood. competent, deserving
men out of official place, to which
they are In every wayas much en
titled as those who are gorging
themselves with official gain, ltota
-tion In office has worked well in
Bates county. It has stopped deep
seated greed for the best offices of the
"countvThonored more men with place,
strenethened the Democratic party,
and because of more frequent final
settlements, has protected the coun
ty against loss by defalcations.
Nevada Mail. '
IHBS BY CASHIER OF
SALMON INSTITUTION AT
CLINTON AS TOLD BY
Clinton. Mo., June 29. The man
ner In which the Salmon & Salmon
Bank betrayed, cheated and robbed
ita bast friends Is shown by th fol
'owing Incidents, the truth of which
are vouched for by R. u. Cook, the
State Bank Examiner, who Is now
finishing an examination of the
Two years ago when George M
Casey, the short-horn cattle king of
America, failed for a halt million
dollars In this county, the Salmon &
Salmon Bank was embarrassed by It
and Thos. M. Casey, a son of Geo. M.
Casey, undertook to help out hU
father, who was threatened wlthcrlm
Thomas M. Casey went to W. W.
Adamson.a rish farmer and a lifelong
friend, and asked Adamson to go
with him to Kansas City to Indorse
some paper upon which Casey hoped
to borrow money to tide over bis
father's trouble. Adamson could not
go with him to Kansas City, but, at
the suggestion of Casey, he Indorsed
three blank notes, which Casey was
to take with him to Kansas City
in case he needed them to deposit as
collateral security lor a loan. Later
when Casay bad returned from Kan
sas City, he told Adamson that It did
not become necessary for him to use
the notes, and that he had not used
them. Adamson asked him to re
turn the notes. "I tore them up,"
Since the failure of the Salmon
back. Mr. Cook found these notes
They were filled in by Casey for sums
aggregating $17,900 and were hy
Dothecated by him aa follows:
One for $9,800 in the hands of the
Commonwealth Trust Co., of St.
Louis; one Is In the hands of Wiley
O. Cox. Kansas City State Bank;
one for $4,100 is held by Parks Ball,
a bookkeeper of the bank, who paid
that much In cash for it at the bank.
An Obsrlin College Speecb on
Oberlin. O.. July 1 James B.
Dill, of New York, In the course of a
speech to the graduating class of
Oberlin college, gave a scathing
rebuke to men who misuse positions
oi honor and trust for the purpose ol
personal gain. In urging his hearers
to sro "back to beginnings, Mr. Dill
contended that "grafting," which
was foreign to the true American
character, had been developed by the
mad rush for wealth and the recovnl
tion of false standards by educated
men in the competitive struggle for
business power and social promt
nence. lie said in part:
A large part of our modern pros
perity is to a perilously large extent
bottomed upon an overproduction of
fraud and sham. The crisis Is acute.
A feeling of distrust Is growing
throughout the country. Many
branches of financial business have
been In one way or another taken
possession of by the unscrupulous for
ths purpose of deceiving the unwary
Trust companies have been made the
mediums of the flotation of specious
and fraudulent promotions.
Some companies in the field of hie
Insurance, the highest and, In a sense,
a sacred form of Investment, are, as
we all know now, conduits through
which the savings of the policy hold'
ers are diverted Into operations for
speculative purposes. Credit and
good faith, not money, are the basis
of business. Good, or bad, our mod
em prosperity is founded on public
confidence. Take that away and the
whole fabric tails. Now whose fault
Is this? It is ours. It is the fault of
public opinion, and public opinion is
our opinion, yours and mine jours
of me, mine of you, ours of all the
rest. Right and honesty will triumph;
a saturnalia of "graft and an eraot
grab will find itself short-lived, speed
ily to be ended by the uplifting influ
ences of educated men and women of
Mr. Dill advised social ostracism
of "grafters" as one remedy for
nee?, whips and lap
ducters are match
ed to suit the taate
Keep in stock everything that horse owners need. Double wagon harnets from ?10 to MO. Single bar.
nees $7.50 to $25. Second hand harness $3 to $15. Saddles ol all styles aud prices from the cheapest to
the steel fork cow boy and sole leather spring seat saddles. Lap robes, horse blankets, dusters and fly
nets, harness oil and soaps, liniments for man or beast, coach oils, axle grease, tentj. wagon covers,
trim buggy tops new and repair old ones. Bring in your old harness and trade them for new ones.
We have the largest retail haress and saddlery store in the southwest aud our harness are all made at
home. Sole agents for the Columbia and Sayer and Scovllle buggies. We also carry a lull line of bug
gies, Surries, Road and Spring Wagons, in cheaper grades. See us before buying.
South Side Square,
At Portland. Oregon, the National
Good Roads Convention deposed
President Moors and Secretary Kicn
ardson and placed the affairs of the
association in the hands of Vice
President Mann, until the association
shall meet In St. Louis next year, at
which time there will be an election
of officers. President Moore has been
with the association from its organ
lzation and much of its success is due
to his untiring and intelligent effort.
It is to be regretted that differences
arose in the body, bat it is not be
lieved that it wiU in any way retard
the great work it is meant to per
form. Moore and Richardson were
elected life members of the executive
A desperado by the name of Wil
liams escaped from Constable Dun
nlngton of Coldwater township the
other dav under peculiar circum
BtSfices.-" Williams had attempted to
kill a young woman to whom he bad
been paving attention. Dunnlngton,
who had Williams under arrest,
deputixed a neighbor to guard ths
prisoner lor awnue. During tne con-
tble's absence Williams broke from
and ran over Into Kansas.
bullied the constable into
removing his handcuffs and made
his escape. Williams had fired
blank cartridge into the young wo
man's face and shot at ber again as
lahe ran. He was also accused of
selling liquor illegally. Cass County
a I stable's i
ty Then be
s I, nmaTfni
The teamster strikes for shorter
hours, the minerrsmorjay,
the mason and thecarpenter demand
an eight hour day. The section
hand throws up his job, the factories
are closed, and everybody else, it
seems to work Is Indisposed. But
atill the farmer never kicks, he plants
unt anffa Ann nlnws: he works till
dark and then goes home and miiKs
ten head ol cows. He never asks lor
shorter hours, he stops not to com
plain, he's up at four o'clock next
day and milts the cows again; men
to the field he hurries forth and sings
hismsrry tune, and wonders what
the price of hogs is going to be next
C ASTOR I A
Tor Infants and Children. .
Hi KL-J Yea Hara AIxeji Ecught
Rockefeller Gives Yale"
One Million Dollars.
New Haven, Conn., July 1. When
Frank B. Brandegee, the newly elect
ed United States senator from Con
necticut, yesterday said in Yale class i
reunion that there was virtue in Yale
to cleanse all the tainted money in I
the world, he probably knew that
John D. Rockefeller had given the
university $1,000,000. News of the
gift was not formally told to the
alumni 'till the general meeting to
day, when President Hadley an
nounced it as the main feature of hid
address. The 12 hundred alumni in
the room cheered wildly. They
doubled their cheers when President
Hadley told them that, aside from
the Rockefeller gift, $1,250,000 1 more
had been raised tne present spring,
largely through the tireless efforts
of Anson Phelps Stokes, Jr., the uni
versity secretary whp has canvassed
the friends of Yale with a flue-tooth
comb for three months.
G. A. R. Honors Chief
Of Confederate Veterans.
Chicago. 111., July 1. For the sec
ond time in its history, Columbia
post No. 700 G. A. R. has given a
campfire in honor of Gen. Stophrn D.
Lee of Yicksburg.commander-in-cbiet
of the Confederate veterans of the
south. All of the confederate or
ganizations of the city joined in the
event. Addresses of welcome were
delivered by General John Corson
Smith, department commander of
the G. A. R. for Illinois; Junior Com
mander Patten of the National G. A.
R .and by other prominent veterans.
The feature of the bivouac was an
appeal by the Southern soldier of the
return of the tattered flags and ban
ners that adorn O. A. R. trophy
rooms, to the men from whom they
were won during the struggle of the
In referring to the recent action ol
Congress, providing for the return of
the flugs now in the war offices at
Washington to the confederate
soldiers. General Lee said:
"I am glad the wound has healed
so that the these flags can be return
ed before those who loved them and
bled for them are all under the sod."
; J V, .' Bears th ' vZr rS&Tri
1 1 v I " Cjaatars of CVVX
Workmen Mustn't Swear.
Logansport, Ind., July 8. "fimok
lng, drinking and swearing positive
ly prohibited on this ditch. Violation
nf this order k cause for dischargs."
Signs containing this warning con
fronted the day laborers and others
who reported for duty on ths $150,-
000 sewer now being constructed ror
theeitT br Dennis UhL Ths signs
ware erected every lew feet along the
St. Louis Bankers
Plan Trust Company.
Clinton. Mo.. July 3. Already
plans are on toot to establish a bank
ing institution to take the place of
ths Salmon & Salmon Bank.
Representatives of banks from sev
eral different cities are on the ground
prepared to take advantage of ths
There is a well-founded report that
men who are prominently interested
In the Commonwealth Trust Compa
ny and the National Bank of Com-
merceof St. LouTs are prepared to
Invest heavily in the establishment
of a trust company, which would be
gin operations in the banking house
lsed by the Salmons
There is to be a meeting to morrow
or Saturday of local capitalists who
will discuss this proposition.
R. P. Stone Demands
Jefferson City, Mo., July 3. For
mer Prosecuting Attorney Stone, of
Cole county, coiniaomad suit in the
Cole County Circuit Court for $5,000
damages from R. Dallmeyer, Irl
Oliver, B. W. Lausdown, A. H. Gleb,
Eugene Thompson and W. N. Ward,
all prominent business men or farm
ers of Jefferson City or Cole county.
Thn rWnnriAnta were members of
the special grand jury which indicted
Senator Frank Farris and Charles
8mith for boodling, and Stone on a
charge of accepting $.'100 from Lee
Trueblood, of this city, to dismiss
certain criminal proceedings.
In addition to indicting Stone tne
six jurors united in a recom
mendation to the Circuit Court to
disbar the attorney. The other eix
members of the jury declined to sign
the recommendation. Stone was
tried on several of the indictments.
The others were dismisHed as ground
loss and he was rectored to his office,
from which the court had sunpended
him pending trial.
Shot a Missouri Farmer.
Stricken With Paralysis.
Dubuaue. Ia.. July l.-D. II. Hen
derson, former speaker of the Nation
al House of Representatives, is con
fined to his hotel apartments sui
fering from a slight stroke of paraly
sis. His right side is affected. While
he is im proving, it is said that his
condition hwerlous. Hopes are euter-
tained that he will be able to leave
his apartments in a few days. A re
Dort that Mr. Henderson had suffer
ed a second stroke is denied by rela
The Rush to Europe.
From ths Boston Uersld.
Thla anmrcer's rush of Americans
abroad is unprecedented. All pre
vious records are already surpassea
bv thousands. It is figured that
from New York alone the number of
hooklnM thus far is 80,000. By the
close of the season the total will have
gone beyond the 200,000 mark. The
trans-atlantic trade oi tne Boston
lina hoa increased In like ratio; and
Philadelphia, Baltimore and New
Orleans steamships are having their
proportionate share of the prosper
Macon. Mo.. July. l.-Ado!phus
Cox, a young farmer, was shot and
mcrtaly wounded this morning by
Allen Teeter. Cpxjrasjwing Teeter's
grindstone; his wife was with him.
Teeter came up with a shotgun and
complained about some wire he bor
rowed. Cox said the wire was in the
lane. Teeter threatened to shoot,
but Mrs. Cox grabbed the gun. Cox
offered to fight Teeter with his fists.
Teeter again leveled his gun and Cox
started to run and Teeter shot him
in the back. Several shot entered
his lungs. The sheriff arrested
Here's Revenge For Myra.
Arkansas City, Kans., July 3
This place is facing another law suit
for damages. Since Mrs. Myra Mc-
Henry, the temperance agitator, wa
released from jail, local attorneys
have discovered that a police judge
in a city of the second claes in Kan
sas cannot fins a person for contempt
of court. She waa fined $100 by the
police judge here and wan kept in the
city jail for two weeks, Doing reieasea
by the mayor.
Jackson County Collector says he
will refuse licenses after July 1 for
( operating billiard halls and saloons.
Democrats to Open
an Early Campaign.
Jeffersou City, Mo., July 3 The
special subcommittee of the Demo
cratic State Committee met in one of
the Senate committee rooms at the
Capitol behind closed doors.' Those
in attendanee, besides Judge W. N.
Evans, chuirmau of the committee,
were Bright, of Boone county, Bell,
of Callaway, Russell, of Laclede, and
Winans, ol Jefferson.
The subcommittee was appointed
last January by Judge Evans to con
sider the matter ol party welfare be
tween campaigns. The meeting was
for the purpose of considering and
making plans to this end.
Though no information was given
to the public, it is understood that
the Democratic campaign for two
years hence will be quietly set in mo
tion long btfore the date at which
the State campaigns usually begin.
Too Kind For Her Comfort.
New York, Junt :50 Through the
operation of the immigration law
which prohibits the landing of any
alien suffering with trachoma, and
which stimulates that any such alien,
if uader ur;, mu:-t be sent back in
care of a relative or guardian, a wo
man who as a matter of kindness,
acted as guardian to a Hebrew . boyt .
has been ordered to return with him
to Europe. The boy's father lives In
America. Ha arranged with a woman
in hlH home town to bring the son
here. She did so and acted as his
guardian on the voyage. His de
portation will be the result.
She Fell With a Lantern.
Palmyra, Mo., July 3. Mrs.
Sweeney Bates, wife of a young farm
er, who lives three miles west of here,
was burned to death. She had start
ed up a stairway with a lighted lan
tern. One of the steps broke and she
was thrown to the floor. The lantern
fell on her and broke and the oil
saturated her clothing, which Ignit
ed. Her housekeeper, Mrs. Erdman,
went to her assistance and was so
badly burned that she will be a crip
ple for life. Mrs. Bate s body was al
most Incinerated. She lived only
seven hours after the accident. She
was 20 ysars old and had been mar
ried only tour months.
One white man and seven negroes
are lynched by a mob of white men at
ditch. ' ;
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