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I m 'THE DAYLIGHT STORE." i for ffieimtllemen Overcoats, Suits Neckwear, Shirts Gloves, Handkerchiefs Shoes, Bootees and N Felt Boots REMEMBER OUR ODD END SALE WILL SAVE YOU MONEY. AMERICAN CLOTHING HOUSE The One Price Store. ON THE CORNER CENTER OF TOWN. Merry Christians Blk & Arnold Clothing Co. Mr. and Mrs. C. A Wallare. of Amorek, Mo., transacted business In ibis city the first of the week Stephen Coalu committpd suldde at JehVrson City Inst week, as ttie re salt of 111 health. H was treasurer of Henry county fur two terms. Clyde Harper, attending dental college in Kansas City, came home to spend the holidays with his par ents, Hon. Thos. L Harper and wife Mlas Leah Welner is home from Hosner Hall of St. L;juis, spending the vacation with her parents, Mr and Mrs. Max Welner. Miss Eula Weeks and Miss Irene Shafer, University students, are at home for the holidays with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Shafr have le-1 sued tuvitatioas for a youug peoples prty,on Christmas evenlnir in honor j of Mies Irene. j Frank Price a son of Allen Price formerly of this county, now of Broken Arrow, Oklahomii, is visiting friends and relatives in this city. B. E. Parker, traveling representa" tive for the Sedalia Business Colltge spent a few days the first of the week with the family of Mrs. Parker near Anioret, Presiding Elder Rev. W. G. Heasley will preach at the M. E church South on next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. M. A Carroll favored us pleasantly while in the city Saturday. A. M. Ettrsom, of south of this city, was In town on Monday. P. C. Carpenter and John Fugate spent Monday in Kansas City. Judge B F. Jeter made a business trip to Kansas City Saturday. Dr. W. E Huffman, at Lhizelton, Wyoming, is a new subscriber. Oliver Mghtwine left for Oklahoma the first of the week to make bis homo. W. S. Mudd orders his paper changed from Escoudldo to Uemlt, California. The Big Reduction Sale on Suits and re oafs live IS GETTING THE BUSINESS NEVER COULD YOU BUY ncLlADLc OLUinina -SO CHEAP BEFORE! oe Beyer THE CLOTHIER W. M. Taylor of Summit township made a trip to Ardmore, Mo., on business Friday. Di VanHoy, of Deep Water, was a county seat visitor on Tuesday and favored us with a call. John D. Powell came In from Chi cago to spend the holidays with home folks. Mrs. Powell came a week ago. Col. Clyde Robbins, the popular auctioneer, of Amorett, was a But ler visitor on Saturday and called to nav his resnects to The Times. ' 1 I I - i. t, 0..4. 1 ' piettsaut uauer -uu otnuruu airs. tranK oration ana uaugnier favored us with renewal. Miss Nelsle, of Stafford, Kan., are visiting her mother, Mrs. Adam: Robert Guyton left Monday for Brlxner and sister Mrs. M. A.Carroll ; Buckner, Mo., o visit his sister, Mrs. j T. L. Beach. Dr. John W. Crabtree has moved ' to Butler from Spruce, and secured! J- W. Hull, of Knob Noster, Mo., rrhPs over the Bennett-Wheelor came In the first, of the week to visit Our old friend B. F. Shouse was a and store, northeast corner square. It was very commendable In the light committee and our obliging su perintendent, Capt Harry Cannon, to give Butler a day current during the holidays. 1 1 is convenient to the merchants. i his brother, Doctor J. T. Hull. The I'ilk expect to have a good tini' at their "open session" on next Tuesday night. Invitations are out for a ball at the Fraternal Inn on Christmas night. Black & Arnold Clothing Co. Mrs. James Wettfleld, of Los An geles, Cal., is visiting Mrs. W. V. Uibeon. Mrs. Emma Smith called and had The I imes sent io br daughter Mrs Ada Cluypool, Kahepell, Montana. Mr. and Mrs. J E Arnold and (laughter, Mrs. T. A. Black, left Moo day lor Cairo, His , to spend Christ mas with their daughter, Mrs George Louu. Mrs. A. J. Srelloger, who has been visiting her pa-ei.ti and trleuds In thin city tor several weeks past, will depart for ber home In (Jralntield, Kansas, next UiiUay. Tue. ut. w firm of Garrett and Hens- ley live t lock dealers, sbpped a car load of tenty tlireu choice cattle to Kansas City Monday. Get our prices before you buy Black k Aruolu tlothliig to. The walling up of the new city well at the litrbt plant was commenced the first of too week. The well now about 04 feet deep. W. I Marriott, a prominent citizen 'if Rockvllle and Pat Shay, deputy buerui, were in uutier luesday as witness)! in the Bradehaw Insane trial before the county court. We acknowledge a pleasant call and re newal favors from Mr. Marriott. Air. and Mrs. J. E. Arnold and aaugnter, Mrs. i. a. Black, are making an extended visit with the family of G. W. Logan, of Cairo, 111. They expect to be away from home (or about six weeks. Mrs. Ed. Ray of this city who has been in bad health tor some time is improved sufficiently to get around She will speud the holidays with her parents Mr. and Mrs. U. U. Flelsher, of Lamar. Invitations have beon received by friends lu this city to the marriage of John M. Campbell and Miss Aupper le, at Sauta Cruza, Cal., on Decem ber 30th. Mr. Campbell wa located at Butler as telegraph operator for a number of years, and very popular wltn our young people. County Clerk Woks has received from the Secretary of State, com mis stuns for all the county officers elet ed at the November election, all of whom will be Installed about ttietirst of January except Treasurer elect Coleman, who does not take charge until the hrstif April. 8. P. Howell, private secretary to Congressman D. A. DeArmond, de parted Monday evening for Wash ington, D. C, to resume his duties Ills departure has been delayed on account of the condition of his moth er, who has been seriously ill, but who at present we are pleased to state has gained her usual health Appleton llty Journal. Mrs. Elizabeth lrvin, nged 70 years died of dropsy at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lee Ratekln. of one mile north of Rich Hill, on Wednes day morning, December 1(5, 100H She was the mother of twelve chil dren, seven of whom survive to mourn their loss. The remains were Interred in the Green Lawn cemetery Our etle tied frl'-ud Hub Smlzer, and A. M. Wallace, deputy sheriff, has J j i i a 1 1 a. I c I residence property on Mechanic , Jj us w1,h street. Mr. Sese and family will oc cupy a suit of rooms over his meat! Elder W. B. Miller, of New Home market. tnwushlp, was at the. county seat on business the first of the week. Clirislis tals 3V2 TONS OR 7,000 POUNDS. i We willjquote you a few prices: Good mixed candy 5ctt Elkhprn stick candy 8Sctt Sweetheart pure sugar stick candy 12'iClii. 3lti for 35c Broken taffy candy 2 In 15c Zig-zag mixed, a fine candy for deeorating, only 10cl Peanut candy at only 10clt, regular price 15c Peanuts we roast ourselve and you can get them fresh in quantities 9c lb Pure cream mixed candy at 10c Ih Scotch balls candy 12',ctt Honey-Comb chip candy 1 2 Scrt Nut wafer candy 12'jC Butter fish candy 12',c Burnt peanut last year we sold at 17jcnow 12',cH Teddy mice candy 12,c Chocolate cream wafers 12',c Assorted Cocoanut Bon-Bons 12'jClb. regular price 17'c Candy covered dates at 12'jCll, regular price 20c Assorted Ice Cream Kisses, like your girl likes only 12',c Fig carmels only 12 ', cm Oucen Jellies 1 2 'ctt Fruit, California apricots 12'jC Starlight kisses only 12',c tl - We have many other kinds. If you can't come, send us 10c postage for sample assortment especially for school teachers. We will fix you as sortments at 7,'jC straight through, or S'jO-lOc will give you the finest assortment you ever gave I your pupils for 12'2c. Some fancy. Call or write us. batisiaction guaranteed. We will have 75 boxes of oranges, every size grown, and of the best quality. All kinds obtainable and prices you can't get elsewhere. Farmers' mixed nails, just the thing fur the farmer, per cu t $ 1 .50. 2-Ui can oysters, 15c can. 18 II. s best sugar, $1.00. j peck matches, 10c, Best Navel Oranges from le each to 50c doen . Special prices to Sunday Schools and Teachers. See our Candy Corner. Yours, Meet learn A dwelling house on one of the Scullev farms, about tive miles west Kd. Ovens, of the Altona neighbor- of Passaic, was destroyed by nvehoo.i, was a huslre-s visitor to tne early Monday morning. The place j county seat the Urst or trie week was occupiea Dy waiter loung I whose household effects were a total i loss A telephone message to Rev. Vlvion from Rev. - Lincoln McConnell on Monday announced the death of Mr. McConnell's sister at Liberty, Mo. The remains will be taken to their old home at Maryvllle, Tennessee, for burial. Mrs.W. D. Klersey, of Spruce to wn shlp, was In Butler on Satur day trading, called on The Times and renewed for her paper and for her two brothers, N. S. Cole, Fresno, Cal., and C. B. Cole, Coats, Ark. Saturday was sure a red-letter day In Bntler from a business stand ftoint. Every body with the whole amily were In town and all purchas ing holiday goods. At night oar merchants were tired but happy. The big drainage bp it working on the laterals In the Miami river dis trict north of Rich Hill, which was Idle nearly all summer on account of the dry weather, has been busy since the late overflows. Rich Hill Review. Will and Dwight Hartwell came down from St. Louis last week and spent Thursday and Friday In the fields with their guns and dogs. Abont eighty cotton-tails and large number of quails fell before their on erring aim. Piano For Sale. I have one that cost f 325 In good order. Will take 60 for It. Edith Vattghan, 8 2C Bntler, Mo. SelfTaiing 7li AConklin Christmas- Conklin's Self-Filling Foun tain Pen happily solves the perplexing holiday question "What to give." Forever useful to all who write. It is the perfected fountain pen and will prove a source of satisfac tion to the user for years to come. Filled and ready to write instantly by dipping in the nearest inkwell and press ing Crescent-Filler. " Nibs to suit all" hands. In Xmas Boxes. Book & Stationery Store Fraternal Inn Bids. Around Cone'- if John Armstrong and a force of assistants loaded a flue drove of hogs attho.Vlo Pacific stock pens this morning: In t he lot were some from the farms of John Marx, .las. Stalkup, John Gordon and W. C. Iii'dden. There were few heavy wtitthrs, the bulk ranging from 100 to 27." pounds Rich Hill it 'vlew. I. U Koblnsnn, who nan th?eome an expert map man, and been with one tirm for the past twlve years : and has worked in nearly every state In the union, Is back In HaWs county to spen l the holidays, tie Is stop ping at his old home at Spr-igne. and was in Butler Tuesday and com plimented us. Mr. Robinson's lateet assignmenfrims in St. Lonis county. The little friends of Miss Beatrice McGuire gave her a very enjoyable surprise by gathering at the home of her foster parents Mr. and Mrs J. B. Duvall, on Saturday last In com memoration of her tenth birthday. It was a complete surprse to Beatrice, but she proved a charming hostess and they all had a delightful time. Our old friend Joseph Smith, for merly of the Sprague neighborhood, but who has been a resident of Pueblo, Col, in writing to renew for ; bis paper, wants to be remembered to all theold Bates county boys. He deplores the defeat of Bill Cowherd, but rejoices In the success of Bill Stone. Says he has never learned the art, if it is an art, of scratching ta Democratic ticket. Points with 'pride to the success of the Democrats in Colorado. Bill Emery (Colored) was arrested on Monday on a charge of conduct ing . and maintaining a gambling house in this city, and was arraigned before Judge Hemetreet. Be was released on bond, signed by two oth er negroes. On .Tuesday, he was again arrested, this time on a circuit court charge and taken before Judge Denton who fixed his bond at 400. Emery was unable to furnish eu,ety in this amount and was taken to jail to await his trial at the next term of the circuit court. Honey For Sale. New Super Comb Honey 11c per lb - Matt Adams, 7-3t Nyhart,Mo. Phone 144 The Only Independent Grocery and hardware Store, ?IL BUTLER. A0 ft VT Cat OIUG JUUOI K - - "V - - e. Christmas is Coming Which Should Remind You that You need several presorts for your Wife, Sweetheart, Relatives or Friends ami this is the place to tiud them. We have all kinds of Fancy China, such as Plates, Chop Dishes, Salad Dishes, Dinner Sets etc. Don't foriret wo are heiulnuarters for llav'laiul and Versailes China and our prices are right. Wo also have a large line of Carving Sets, Silver Knives, Forks. Spoons etc., which would make a nice present and something useful as well. Stoves and Ranges Why Not Buy a Malleable or Round Oak Sleel Ivai.ge for your wifi You couldn't 'got anything1 that would bo imre upproei:U"d, or if vou don't need a Cook Stovi , huy a iu.uml Oak Heater which are the bos' hosiers mad" for coal aud will keep tire longer than anv oiher make. It' you want wood stove buy a Wilson Heater. They ca.;'t b; hea for woe.d and will last longer than any air tight 1. cater made. Candies, Oranges etc. Don't Forget that we are Headquarters for all kinds of Candies, Nuts, Fruit etc., and will - ' sell you a treat for your School or Sunday School cheaper than anyone iu Bates county, quality taken into consideration. We baven't a car load, but have plenty to sup- ply every school in reach of Butler. Buggies Wagons We Handle the Best Makes on the Market and will make you some special prices on buggies this month. We handle the Velie and Morris Woodhull Buggies and they are good ones. In Wagons we have the Mitchell, Bain.Moline and Bible and they are all good ones. We are also Headquarters for all Kinds of Hardware, Groceries, Field Fence, Feed, Har ness, etc. Thanking You for Past Trade and Wishing You a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year WTe are f Yours truly, Bennett Wheeler Alerc. Co. P." S.: Remember we buy all kinds of country produce and pay the highest market price in cash or trade. Bring us your Turkeys, Chickens, But ter, Eggs etc.