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VOL. XXVII. BUTLER, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, JULY 20, 1903. NO. 5- I I II .Willi. ml Must go at Any Kind of Plices to Clean up Before Fall Goods Arrive. All 50c Bummer goods go at - 25c All 35c summer goods go at - 18c All 25c summer goods go at 12 l-2c All 20c summer goods go at - 10c All 15c summer goods go Good outing flannel at - 5c Standard spool cotton at - 4c 100 yards spool silk at Gc White canvas shoes for ladies $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 White canvas belts 14c, 24c, 84c and 50c Big Job in Ladies, Misses and Childrens Hose 50c quality 35c ; 35c quality 24c. Misses 25c quality at 15c, strictly a job lot and will not last long, 90 dozen all told. UUIB. C Coffee 15c 2 lbs for 25c, as good as any one sells at straight 20c lb. Fine blended Yale coffee 19c, 3 lbs for 50c ; better Yale coffee 24c lb 3 for 65c ; the best Yale coffee 39c, 3 lbs $1.00 Power Bros. Flour. Royal f 1.50 per saek. Queen . 1.40 " White Rose 1.85 " Star 1.25 " Corn chops 1.25 per cwt. Five year old cider vinegar 20c per gallon. Complete stock of new fresh groceries. We will treat you right on groceries. Come In and see us. Want your eggs, bstter and chickens, for cash or trade. ft i Our line in fancy PARASOLS just in li $1.00 to &8888888888888088888888881 Amsterdam Happenings. From the Enterprise . The Business Men's club at a meet ing elected the following officers for the coming year: C. A. Emerson, president; J. W. Hall, secretary; E. P. Hawkins, treasurer. 6. C. White and a force of men have opened up the Green coal mine on the old Lamar place, two miles south of town.B;-(h-informs -us thatrbe has ' plenty of coal oat, and is looking for a good trade this fall At a meeting of the Amsterdam Business Men's Club a movement was started to give a pumpkin show In September. The show was to have been given last year, but owing to the excessive rains, resulting in a short ago. of crops, the project was aban- doned. This year there are prospects for excellent crops and in all proba bility our farmers can make a grand showing.' The pumpkin shows riven In this town heretofore have been very successful, and It is intended, if the show is given this fall, to outdo all previous ones. ' Adrian Clippings. from thi Jouratl. A young lady in Adrian who has more ingenuity than desire to work has revolutionized dishwashing by oslng the cream separator. Charles Arganbright sold twelve bead of work mules this week at about $200. per head. They were Ml at 7 l-2c J $3.48. fine animals and sold at top prices. Adrian Lodge I. O. O F. Is in ex cellent condition. There are 75 members in good standing; the lodge has 11,300 invested in interest bear ing securities and $256 in cash on hand, besides an investment of $500 in lodge property. Walter Haggard brought a cab bage snake to town yesterday and put it on exhibition- It la a long slender reptile with a body no larger than a cambric needle. They are deadly poison and the fact that one has been discovered will probably reduce the consumption of cabbage Coal. Threshing coal at Hunt's bank at T cents per bushel. Respectfully, 34-tf C. O. Hunt, Appleton City, Mo. Gem City Business College. Quincy, Illinois. , Write loday for our beautiful 64 page Illustrated Catalogue FREE. It contains school room vfews.groups of students, portraits of students in positions, testimonials, specimens of Enmansnip, graduating class and t of. 1400 students in attendanee. This elegant Catalogue also eon tains rates of tuition, cost of booki, board, etc., with much valuable in formation for young persons dselr ous oi preparing lor a situation as stenographer or bookkeeper. Address D. L. MU6SELMAN, Pres's. 83 81 . Quincy, Illinois. Yinginia Items. Willie Whlnery was not so well last week, but he is up and around. A lanre number of ueoDk attended the preaching at the Christian Church last Sunday. They took their din ner in the trove, and bad plenty to eat, and many of the older ones en- oyed themselves. Tne older ones wt re raised to attend the social gath ering of this kind, but commercial- hiiis nave got bold of the dear people, and nodal qualities of the neighbors bare leit only to return, when selfishness take wings and fly way. The dear people are talking about m irrlage soon, not very far from irulnla. Mrs. John Ferguson died at the asylum in Kansas last Thursday. She was buried list Saturday in the graveyard north of Virginia. Her husband died three years ago last June. She had been in the asylum since last spring. She was seventy J ears old Her brothers, Merrit and oho, of Kansas, attended the fun eral. Mrs. John Woody celebrated her fifty-seven birthday last Wednesday. Ten of the Virginia people were pres ent to help unload the table that taxed It to hold up under the load of eatables. Elder Ishmel. who Is hold ing the meeting at Virginia, was present. He Is physically qualified to enjoy an occasion of that kind. There were twenty-five people pros ent. Many more wanted to be there, but they could "not leave the hay field. Those present enjoyed eating dinner with her on her birth day and wishing her many more such dinners. Her children were all pres ent except Mrs. J. J. Wolf. Mrs. Woody has always been a bard worker. Mrs. Woody always believ ed in a good living; that can be Been by looking at her husband. In the afternoon some of the women tried jumping over the rope. They sang many old cnurcn songs. Mrs. Will lamson and Mrs. Cox presided at the organ, after which they had an ice cream luncn about lour o clock when they all returned to their home. Mrs. Aaron brought Aaron a nice piece of cake to eat. How much bet ter the world would pe off if more of the neighbors would get together ottener and have dinners like our lathers did. The neighbors would get acquainted with each other. Mrs. Wm. Pyles, of Marlonville. is visiting ner mother, Mrs Washing' ton Park, for a few weeks. Her hus band. Rev. Pyles, was a delegate to the Epworth League Convention at Denver, Lolo. Mrs. Andrew Simpson was taken sick last Saturday morning. Dr. Zey was called. Tuesday morning she was reported much better. There is but little sicknsss around Virginia at present. Corn looks now like it would be the largest crop ever raised in this sec tion. There Is a larger amount planted than we ever saw before, and we have lived here since the fall of 1876. Hay is not heavy. Oats is better. Everybody have plenty of potatoes to eat at present. Many have roasting ears to eat and soon look for Blckness. Apples are scarce. Aaron. South of Spruce Items. E. L. Shlllinger made a business trip to Appleton City Saturday. Misses l,ula and Nellie Hector visit ed at Mr. Hustlers baturday. Little ueorge Atcheson met with a very painrai accident wednes day. While playing with the lawn mower, he got his thumb cut off near the hand. He was taken to Ur.r ewers for treatment, and is now getting along nicely. "Hay hands" seems to be the cry of all the farmers. Quite a crowd- war out at Spruce to the meeting Sunday nlgbt. Mrs. Leila Shlllinger and children, of St. Louis, are visiting at the home of her mother-ln law, Mrs. M. E, Shlllinger. A little son came to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. Anderson Satur day. Mr. Martin made a business trip to Amsterdam one day last week.-' Trave Tayne, the book agent, was seen over In our midst tnrway. Jim Lawson called on the Messrs, Mistier Sunday - Mr, and Mrs. Martin spent Sunday at Appleton tity. Mr and Mrs. Charley MoComb vis ited at Mrs. SMUlnger's Sunday. Miss Emma Ruff man, of St. Louis, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Martin Esenborth. ' Belle A Guaranteed Curs Fsr Piles Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protrud ing Piles. Druggists refund money II pazu ulyiilljyi.' ratis to cure any case, no matter, of how long standing, in C to 14 days.- First ap plication gives ease and, rest. 50c. If vonr druffirist hasn't it send 50c in stamps and it will be forward' d post paid by rana Medicine to. ,bt. Louis, MO, Ml Zion Items. The weather is extremely warm this week. We regret to relate the sad news of the death of James Hough's young eet daughter, who was burled Wed nesday. Frank Hammond is suffering from the tff acts of the whooping cough. A.Callahan left for Chariton, Iowa, Monday. He, sold his place near the iron bridge to I. Beshor's son-in-law and bought a 40 acre farm In Iowa. They are doing well. Mrs. Kennedy. Lawn Ltneinirn and wife left for Cass county Friday to viit their brother and father. Ernest and Arthur Baki rare sick with fever. JohnRupard and family, of Rich Hill, were the guests of Geo. Wine Inger and family tor Sunday dinner. we made a mistake last week. W e said Grandma Hartman had a dislo cated hip. which she has not got. It is a bone fracture In the hip. Rh is slowly in; proving. Uaylnir is the principal occupation at prrfetnt Thre was a larire crowd at the church Suniav, morning and night, and uro. Murphy preached two fine sermons, and I talking of coming back in the near future. We are sure he will be welonnwl back. Daisy. Fight Will Be Bitter. Those who will persist in closing their ears against the continual recommendation of Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, will have a long and bitter fight with their troubles, If not ended earlier by fatal termination. Read what T. R. Beall of Beall, Miss, has to say: "Last fall my wife had every symp tom of consumption. She took Dr. King's New Discovery after every thing else had failed. Improvement came at once and four bottles entire ly rnrnd hpr. (iiiArant,uri hv Prank t. Clay, Drumrist. Price 50c and 11. Trial bottles free. Mrs. Bond is Drowned. Nevada, Mo., July 18. The body of Mrs. Bond, wife of the Reverend H.P. Bond, of Fayette, was taken to St Louis for burial in Bellefontatne Cemetery. Mrs. Bond was drowned in thehke here. She was a daughter of Bishop Marvin. She had been in the sani tarium here several months. She was missed by her nurse and after a search it was found that she had walked into thehke. She was dead when the body was found in the lake. Agonizing Barns are instantly relieved, and perfectly healed, by Bucklens Arnica halve, t. Rivenbark, Jr., of Norfolk, Va., writes: I burnt my knee dreadfully; that it blistered all over. Bucklen's Arnica Salve stopped the pain, and heeled it without a scar." Also heals wounds and sores. 25c at Frank T. Clays, druggist. Kills Himself Because of Tobacco. Pes Moines. Io.. Jnlv ia.-"Tobac-co has driven me to this. It has eat en out the walls of my stomach and made me a physical wreck. I could live only a short time, but doctors' bills would be expensive, and there is no use. Tell my boys the cause of my fate and warn them never to use tobacco or Intoxicants. Good-by " After penning this note to his wife, Gill Neal, formerly a robust black smith of this city, shot and killed himself. Revolution Imminent A sure sign of approaching revolt and serious trouble in your system Is nervousness, sleeplessness, or stomach upsets. Electric Bittrs will quickly dismember the trouble some causes. It never falls to tone the stomach, regulate the Kidneys and Bowels, stimulate the liver, and clarify the blood. Rnn down systems benefit particularly and all the usual attending aches vanish under its searching and thorough effective ness. Electric Bitters is only 60c, and that Is returned if it don't give Krfect satisfaction. Guaranteed by ank T. Clay. Druggist. He May Have Been Murdered. Leavenworth, Kan., July 18. The body of a floater, a man apparently near 70 years old, was taken from the Missouri river here this afternoon. Nothing but a pair of shoes was on the body and it was badly decom posed. The body had been In quick lime, some of jwhich adhered to It An examination showed that the man had not drowned. It is the belief of officers that the man was murdered and an, attempt made to consume the body In quick lime. Hot Weather Talk by DEACON BROS. &. CO. He who whispers down a well About the goods he has to sell. Will never make the golden dollars, Like he who climbs a tree and 'hollers 1905 New Crop TURNIP SEED. Purple Top Strap Leaf. Purple Top Globe You are sure to get u good stand We sell the LIGHTNING FREEZER because it Is a full trlpple motion has a cedar bucket and round, electric longer than flat hoops and costs but GOOD That's the name of It. The best riding plow nimle. It costs r.o more Dm-, the old style plow. Huy it. Try it. And when your fall plowing i you will say GOOD ENOUGH. bAnuAINa ifi SHUVtLS. Long and Short Handles, Round or Squ re 1' int. e.ili l tee full pollnhe.7 first quality Shovels and Spades at. piitb l A SNAP ON STEEL SQUARES. First quality No. 14 solid steel carp-uter squares worth ?1 our price. . T:. First quality steel draw knives P. S. A W. make sell regular for 73c U 8aws for sawing iron or bone, only a few' of these left. mx Uf, SAY BOYS- We've got that little two blade Cattaragtis pocket knife again. They so fast we can hardly keep them In stock, Cocoa or Ebony handles, crotuw finished, each j-.. Also larger knives, brass lined, two blade, stag handles, each .:AK Also larger knives, brass lined, three blade, stag handles, each 7,'v.- SHEARS AND SCISSORS. Every shear or scissor marked CLAl'83, warren ted to g!v- atihf.ictlci o money returned. EVERY THING ON WHEELS. Studebaker, Konturky and Mandt Farm Wagone. Bnirgicc. Carriage t . Spring wagons, etc. Delft A Robins egg enimeled ware. We want you to tw this splendid 1 Hi r the prices are very low, quality considered. DO YOU LIKE GOOD COFFEE? Once try Chase & Sanberns fine coffee at 'the same price that you been paying elsewhere, and we will soon have your ci ffee trade, 'ur Grocery trade has doubled that of last year, we have a larger stock uxcA greater variety than ever before. Our goods all over the store are mar fct.'. in plain figures. WE WANT- Butter, Eggs and Poultry In trade for all kinds nf Merchandise, a: a times. DEACON BROS. & CO.f BUTLER, MISSOURf- icccomiiMMMmccooMmcccoa BARGAINS! If you need a SULKY OR bbWii r v Mil ll, uori t ffirow any ffione seen me. I have them, and good ones too. and MUST SELL THEM. If you havn't the money on hand I will take a GOOD SHORT TIME NOTE. I have lots of other seasonable goods on hand, such as scoop boards, corn sheelers, feed mills, swep rakes, farm wagons, road wagons, harrows, seed sowers,. wagon, harness, -buggy - harness,- eollars, bridles, whips, wagon boxes, sideboards, extra tip tops, buggy and spring wagonpok'i and shafts, double and tripletrees, mower knives and binder sickles, galvanized and wood pump tubing, all kinds of pump repairs, mower wheels; bolts, picks, shovels, hay knives, storm aprons, bog fence and lots of other things, and all at your own price. I MUST CLOSE OUT, don't wait, or yon will lose some big bargains, as I have only a limited amount left. Come now while I have them. Wheat drills $35, sulky plows $28.50, corn shel ters $5.75, Bain wagon $G1.00, bull rakes 11.00, lal li o wagon boxes $12.00, and Z.J.Williams. ' y m ww Iccooiiiiaiiisii If you buy your turnip seed of : welded hoops which will last oueb little more than poor freezers. ENOUGH. BARGAINS! 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