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WORK SHOES THAT WEAR $2 up. American Clothing Mouse The "Sleeth" the Insurance Man. 18-tf Mrs. M. E. Dixon is visiting at Mi ami, Oklahoma. Lumber for sale. Inquire of Logan-Moore Lbr. Co., Butler, Mo. Brack Willard was a business visi tor to Nevada the last of the week. Miss Nixie McLees has returned from a visit with friends at Lamar. S. H. Hendricks is visiting his brother at San Francisco, California. Mr. and Mrs. Nat Whioole have re turned from a several days' trip to' Kansas City. "Sleeth" the Insurance Man. 18-tf Mrs. A. W. Wemott, accompanied by her son, Sam, is the guest of rela tives in Kansas City. John Boulware is recovering from a severe two weeks' illness and is able to be out again. Mrs. C. A. Allen has returned from a visit with her sister, Mrs. John Watts, in Kansas City. George Ford, of Anadarko, Okla homa, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Ford, the last of the week. Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Mulkey, of this city, are the proud parents of a fine boy, born Wednesday, October 12, 1910. Earl A. Steward attended the Con vention of the Missouri Photogra pher's Association in Jefferson City the last of the week. Mrs. H. M. Cannon, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Dorothy, went to Independence the last of the week for a visit with relatives. Mrs. Ben Wilson, formerly Miss r i.. Dlr AiaA at Vior bnmA at Loyalton, California, of typhoid fever, Wednesday, October 12th. Mrs. Wilson was a sister of John Rook, Of this city. , Mrs. Mary Yaple, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Anna, and son, Arthur, is visiting with Henry Yaple, who is in charge of the Park Hotel at Eldorado Springs. . "Nick" Longworth the little bald headed fellow whom Alice Roosevelt married is coming to Missouri to stump for the Republicans. The quarantine law against Texas ticks ought to be amended so to cover things like that Fayette Democrat Leader. : Overcoats for Men Overcoats for Boys Overcoats for Children At prices to please your pocketbook Come in and take a look JOE MEYER THE CLOTHIER . "Tlie Daylight Store. Many New Tans, Browns, Greys, Etc. IN ALL WOOL-THE Best Made Clothes in America $18 to $25 CHEAPER MAKES $10.00 UP The only store in Butler carrying a complete line of high grade goods for men from head to foot. If you don't buy SHOES us W8 both ,08B FLORSHEIMS , WALK-OVERS $5.00 $32 to $4 Home of Harl, Schaflner 4 Marx Clothe High Art Suits Black-Arnold. Grady Smith has returned from a visit to Kansas City. ; New tailored shirt waists. Walker ; McKibbens. ! Guy Wilhite returned Monday from a trip to Kansas City. ! Ask for munsing velvet the best. Walker-McKibbcns. Walter Ives has returned from an extended visit to Kansas City. j i Flannelette gowns for men, wo-j men, children. Walker-McKibbens. j Gennre Herrell of Adrian was a I business visitor to this city .Monday, j Sweater coats for 50c up. Walker McKibbens. ... . Clarence McGovern returned home Monday after a visit to Kansas City. Kid gloves, silk gloves, wool gloves, leather gloves, cotton gloves. Walker-McKibbens. j Mrs. O. W. Jenkins has returned from a business trip to Kansas City. A great school hose topsy brand 15c Walker-McKibbens. T. N.. Jones has returned from a visit with his son, Robt. Jones, at Joplin. Room axminster 10 per cent off during October. Walker-McKibbens. Mrs. Frank Craven and Mrs. Thornton Kelley are visiting in Kan sas City. Special values in skirts at $3.98 and $5.00. Walker-McKibbens. Mesdames J- C Graham arid J. S. Amyx of Amsterdam visited in this city the first of .the week. Childrens dresses $1.48 to $2.25 fast colors. Walker-McKibbens. Chas. Huggins, of Grove City, Illi nois, is ths guest of the families of 0. A. Heinlein and J. A. Wear. Wool suits in all shades $10 up at Black & Arnold. A. G. Metzler of Foster was a busi ness visitor to the county seat the first of the week. Overcoats ready for you $5 up to $20. Black & Arnold. Mr. and Mrs. M. Burke have re turned from a visit to Kansas City where they attended the stock show. COfTttMt lilt Marriage 99 Fabrics in I Men's suits $5 to $25 new goods at Black & Arnold. I Ben Ireland of Johnstown was a business visitor to the county seat ; Friday. j Heavy underwear, wool or cotton, sizes to 50 Black & Arnold. Mrs. O. L. McCann and son are visiting with her parents, Mr. and ; Mrs. I). Ayers, near Rich Hill. Boys' suits, shoes, underwear, caps, Black & Arnold. Charley and Walter Henry attended the stock show in Kansas City, the last of the week. Sweaters for men 50c to $5 all colors Black & Arnold. ' s& Mr. and Mrs. George Black, form erly of this county, now living in In diana, visited at the home of John Henderson, of Merwin, last week. Cravenettes are selling more than ever Black & Arnold. Mr. and Mrs. Hennigh of Freeman visited at the home of the latter s pa rent's, Mr. and Mrs. George Wil liams, ot Merwin, last week. Boots, rubber boots, shoes, rubber coats black-Arnold. Lloyd Ford arrived home from Or egon Sunday on account of the seri ous illness of his mother, Mrs. J. R. Ford. Rev. W. C. Hill, of Carthage, Mo., is expected here in a few days to as- , sist in the revival meetings at the M. n. cnurcn, bourn. Mrs. E. P. Speelman has returned to 'her home in Kansas City after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Clay. County Highway Engineer Ed Bor- ron, accompanied by his wife, visited with relatives at Foster the first of the week. A revival meeting is in progress at the M. E. church, South. Services every evening at 7:30. Several have already united with the church. The attendance and interest is increasing daily. J. S. McNamara, who for the past ; few months has been employed as 1 cashier at the Missouri Pacific depot, has accepted a position as operator with the company and will be sta tioned at Poplar Bluff. He left for that city Friday, accompanied by his I family. tT Ml. BATUMI t MCMtl C.J U tlWl HHIHI license free with Wedding Suit Mr. and Mrs. John Harper have re turned from a visit to Kansas City. Douglas Shoes Black-Arnold. M. and Mrs. Sam Walls of Adrian ! visited in Butler Wednesday. ' Browns, tans, blue serges and pray ! suits Black A- Arnold. ! Mr. and Mrs. William Nord. of Hume, are the proud parents of a daughter, born October 9, 1910, DeWitt C. Chastain went to Jeffer-! son City Tuesday on legal business I before the Supreme Court i Mrs. R. M. Duncan ad daughter, j Miss Gertrude, of Hume, have re-' turned from an extended visit inj Pennsylvrni, Illinois and Iowa. j Ross Curtis has returned to Los! Angeles, California after a visit to this county during which he was engaged ! in settling up the estate of Mrs. Cur-' tis grandfather. I Mary Frances, the beloved wife of John Robert Ford of this city, aged ; sixty-eight years and five months, de- j parted this life at her home in this j city Wednesday, October 19, 1910. j i Congressman James T. Lloyd, . chairman of the Democratic Congres-, sional Campaign Coramitte, predicts i a Democratic majority of at least thirty-five in the next House of Repre sentatives in Congress. Martin Gwin, special agent for the .Missouri Pacific Railway Company, l with headquarters at Carthage, was in Butler Wednesday on business connected with the pullman robbery at Rich Hill Saturday night. i Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Duval! left ! Tuesday noon for Pomona, California, i where they will visit with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Duvall ; will visit the principal cities in Cali- i forma and expect to spend the i winter there. i Mines. W. W. Graves and Perry I S. Rader have issued invitations for ! an "at home" next Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 at the hitter's residence. The guests of honor will be Mines. J. W. Folk of St. Louis and Matt W. Hall of Caline county, who will ar rive this week to visit Mrs. Charles Hough. Republic. Chas. W. McFarland, of the firm of ; Me Farland & Sons, returned Friday morning from Kitnsas City, bringing w ith him a new Buick 17, which he sold to C. A. Allen of the Walton , Trust Company. This car is one of the fastest and handsomest in this section of the country. A runaway, which might nave re-' suited seriously, occurred in this city ! Monday when a team of mules be-, longing to. We U Bannon became frightened on Pine street and ran away. After running a short dis tance the mules broke loose from the wagon without much damage having been done. Although several ladies and a little child were in the wagon, no one was injured. Mrs. James Drysdale, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Cora, has re turned from a two weeks' visit to Kansas City. The voters of Southwestern Bates should not forget to turn out and hear Hon. Peyton A. Parks at Foster next Monday night, October 24th, at 7:30 p. m. Don't miss this great speech. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Angel and daughter have returned to their home at Tarkio, Mo., after a visit with rela tives and friends. They were ac companied as far as Kansas City by ; Mrs. J. C. Vantrees. j Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Cannon and Mr. and Mrs. R. U. Lotspiech spent the last of the week in Kansas City ; visiting relatives, making the trip in i Mr. Cannon's Rambler. They re-! turned Sunnay evening accompanied j by Miss Carrie Hulse, who will visit here with relatives and friends. If you are going to Kansas City to ! attend the State Poultry Show Nov. 29-Dec. 3 why not take out a State 1 Membership, which will cost you no j more than your entrance fee to Con- j vention Hall. You can help make one i of the 20 members the county needs to get a silver cup for our January Show. ' Nego Robs Pullman. A Pullman sleeping car attached to Mo. Pacific passenger 210 north bound which is due here at 11:06 p. m. was entered bya robber orrobbers at Rich Hill Saturday night and a coat and a Pair of eye glasses belonging to the ullman conductor were stolen. William Fine, a negro claiming to be an employee of the M. K. & T. at Walker, approached freight conduct or Avis at Rich Hill shortly after the robbery and asked if he might be per mitted to ride. He was wearing a pair of glasses and a Pullman con ductor's coat Mr. Avis consented to allow him to ride, and telegraphed authorities at Butler to meet the train and take the negro in charge. The negro after a tussl e with con ductor Avis, esccped from the train just before it reached Butler, but he was recaptured by Sheriff Bullock immediately, although, minus the coat and glasses. Arrrigned before Judge Jeter Wed nesday, the negro denied any knowl edge of having committed robbery, claiming to have been too drunk to remember any thing except having a tussle over a coat He waived preliminary hearing and his case was bound over to the cicruit court, his bond was fixed in the sum of $500, in default of which he was committed to jail' "The FREE" the Now SOLD AS LOW AS $1 A WEEK A Newly Invented Sewing Machine Is Now On Sale 30 DAYS TRIAL The Inventor Mr. Free, Doesn't Want The ' Low Price Told Many people have wondered why we have used such enthusiastic lan guage in endorsing that new and "dif ferent" sewing machine, The FREE. Simply because we feel enthusias ts to our finger tips about "The FREE". Why, we ire ao convinced about th absolute superiority of "The FREE" over any machine we have ever seen or heard about that we don't even dare tell vou the price. It it too A TJT rTTT J. 1JL. Vi J JLi Judges of Election. The following Judges of Klection have been appointed by the county court for the General Election to be held Novembers, 1910: Mingo T L White, L Cunning-! ham, II B Chelf, Mart Warner, Guy Miller, Jno Ernest. j Grand River Ed Cummings, G Stiffe, A S Gloyd, J E Greenwood, D Anderson, H S Howe. Deer Creek C E Wolfe, Wm Baie, : John Stone, G M Jackson, Ed Hess, i Wilson Adams. I East Boone E L Johnson, Henry. Roach, W J Herdman, Geo Hill, 11 Pi Edwards, Will Dalgetty. , West Boone Nathan Groves, Wm ; Berry, Chas Long, W II H Franklin, , J J Lacey, W I Lewis. ; West Point Joe Braden, Frank ' Ennius, E A Erickson, Ben White, Fred Kershner. Elkhart Peyton Nafus, Chas Hen derson, Frank Chrisman, Thos Roach, j Wm Keese, Geo Fenton. ' South Mound Jno O'Dea, L C; Eichlcr, E L Rosier, .las Brown, Jesse Moles, E Snyder. North Mound Geo Moles, Chasj Jenkins, V L Garrison, E C Wright, J C Baum, A J Gash. j Shawnee Jake Green, Geo Evans, ! Hick Ray, J. P. Herman, John Nig-! ley, D A Gephart. i Spruce Johnstown J E Coleman, j Chas Ireland, Jr, Luther Poindexter, Ben King, A Shelton, David Stubble- j field. j Spruce Ballard J S Blizzard, R P Schuyler, Leslie Warford, R O. Hill. N Vork. Henry Stroble. Deepwater I M Kretsinger, Jas! Hill, Dan Russell, W A Eads., T Day, Jas Stephenson. ! Summit B P Powell, J W Barnett, ; W B Welch, Jno Seelingcr, Robt Stubblefield, A L Pit. South Mt Pleasant Cyrus Ward, G G Henry, Jas Brown, Ralph Hart-! well, 3 F Vandruff, Arthur Burton. North Mt. Pleasant: Henry Boy les, James Angle, W S Ferrell, Henry j White, J H Bratton, Chas Henry. j Charlotte: J E Leonard, J W Por-! ter, Vane Walker, C A Wort, Peter Denning, John Huffman. Homer: P B Hayes, W F Stillwell, J W Rogers, Jno Hamilton, David Clark, Cal Brown. Walnut-Foster: J L Bell, H W Seig, J W Darby, Geo Hartsock, M Harmer, Ira Craig. Walnut-Worland: Tom Board, J S Franklin, Leo Gritton, T J Harris, C B Click, K Johnson. South New Home: T L Fleming, Joe Donaldson, Robt Goodrum, W II Fraze, J Q A Cope, Jno Heckadon. North New Home: W S Chandler, C A Lusk, J A Patterson, Mat Simp son, A A Malone, H C Herman. Lone Oak:-Will Carroll, Neff Blough Sr, E E Eckles, W HGerkin, T J Morgan, Lew Smith. Pleasant Gap No. 1: Henry Nafus, Alex Moore, Jno Ferrell, D D Bas sett, Chas Kisner, G W Wolfe. Pleasant Gap No. 2: J E Hall, Walter Nafus, John T Baker, Henry Thomas, J W Adams, E E Morilla. - Hudson: Chas Hunt, Chas Kinder, Famous Sewing Machine low. We and Mr. Free both realiie that if you were told the price without string the machine you would not be able to appreciate the fact that The FREE is the only perfect 20th Cen tury Sewing Machine. Instead of adverting the price we prefer to make it easy tor )ou to own a "FREE" by ottering it at your own terms as low a $1 a week, and above all we would like to hate "The FREE" a 30 day trial in your own home. Try this machine test it sew with it on all kinds of material if you then are not entirely satisfied if you are not convinced that it is the best machine you have ever sewed on themot improved the most up-to-date - if the low price does not con vince you that this is the biggest bargain you have ever bought, rrturn the machine to us and we will refund your deposit so that the trial w ill not cost you one cent. Wr know rhat a inal i iht brtt tar to Mil The KRKfc bftau are ure ihai no wi'tnan ill he illirtf 10 gr along vnhout tlif S ut Hill Itrarinis Iht "RVihiIIo" Movement. Ihr K'rmb l.tt lirtign, ht Shuule I lethtt, tnp Kourv ShI I'm, Auli'fflatic LtKkin( Drjurr. Aut made Tui'if-n Rplri.e. Auit-mauc Thr..l Cinmi Irr and Imn'ovrd Hral l.auh af'ft enjuyluf Ihf m lor da on " Thtr l-'KI K". SeeTEcFREE tomorrow and let us send it right out to. your home. Come tomorrow. 7T:D Furniture V JU IX- Company Jas Wilson Sr, James Padgett, John T Mock, E W Gilbreath. Rockville: George Brown, J W Sunderwirth, Theo Maniuardt, Louis Fleisher, I) Hornbuckle, .lack Evans. Prairie: Jno Bartz, W O Griffin, M L Ralston, Herman Steiner, John Hammers, Frank Strickland. South Osage: Ed Hodden, Joe Lewis, W W Balfinch, J Ed Jones, Geo Page, C B Spencer. North Osage: Ben Rand, C F Parrv, Seymour Williamson, Carl Oench, M L Fry, C H Tepp. Howard-Hume: T J Ferrell, J (1 Holland, Jeff Herndon, Jno Biggs, Mr Charles, J H Williams. Howard-Sprague: T J Hutchinson, A Wel.lon, J W Badgett, F M Wheel er, Ed McCra, R I. Porter. Merwin Mention. F. P. Ludwick returned from Kan sas City last week. He reports the real estate business a little bit slow just now. A "Holiness" meeting began last Friday night at the Christian Church. The services are concluded by Bros. Lacy and I lainey. Mr. Lacy formerly lived in the north-east part of this county near Mayesburg. The Ladies Piano Club have moved their piano from the College Building to the Directors Room in the rear of the bank building. S. E. Smith attended the teachers' reading circle at Amsterdam' last week. Violet and Mabel Stitt have gone to Oklahoma to make their home with relatives. The Ladies Aid Society will give a box-supper at the Christian Church on the evening of Oct. HI. Every douv come. The West Boone Teachers' Reading Circle met in Merwin last Saturday afternoon. All teachers in the town ship except one were present. E. E. Skockey'sand Frank Taylor's spent Sunday afternoon picnicing out on Sugar Creek. Guy Metcalfwent to Austin Monday for a few days visit with relatives. Fred Witter is progressing rather slowly with his silo. The carpenters have been working two weeks and it will take them at ieast another week to complete the job. Miss Bertha Cheshier went to Am sterdam last Saturday evening to vis it her sister. Miss Elsie Williams who is teaching near Amoretcame home last Saturday for a visit with home folks. A party of young folks met at the home of Ed Vvard last Friday night and spent a very enjopable time. Dr. Sparr, E. E. Shockey, W. I. Lewis, and Fred Witter went to Am sterdam Monnay night to attend the K. P. Longe meeting. They went in Fred's-automobile. Misses Elsie Silvers and Amner Bullock delightfully entertained a number of their many friends at the home of Miss Silvers on South Me chanic street last Wednesday evening in celebration of the birthday of Miss es Silvers and Bullock.