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Hon. J no. P. Gordon and Hon.
John M. Atkinson Speak in Butler To-day. Hon. Jno. I Gordon, State Audi tor of Missouri, and Hon. John M. Atkinson, assistant attorney general of Missouri, will siwak at the court house in this city this afternoon at 2 o clock, and sverv Democrat in tl county should make every effort to be present. As State Auditor, Mr. Gordon has saved the State of Mis souri many thousands of dollars through his careful attention to detail in auditing accounts and claims against the State, and in more than one in stance has detected and exposed petty attempts upon the part of Re publican office holders, to pad their expense accounts. Mr. Gordon is a fluent and logical speaker, and is thoroughly conversant with the finan cial affairs of the State. Hon. John M. Atkinson, as one of ; Attorney General Major's staff, has built for himself an enviable reputa tion as a lawyer. Mr. Atkinson has successfully handled some of the most iniMrtant cases which have passed through the of fice of Attor-' ney General. He is an orator of; Statewide reputation and one, fully competent to discuss clearly and ! convincingly the issues of the day. ' These gentlemen will speak at Rich' Hill to-day at 8 o'clock, p. m. 1 Stanley Ketchcl Killed. Stanley Ketchcl, middle-weight champion pugilist, was shot and kill-' ed by Walter A. Dinley, a deserter ! from the U. S. Navy last Friday. I The shooting took place on the ranch of 11. 1'. Dickerson, a friend of Ketchcl, near Conway, forty miles east of Springfield. The remains will be buried on tlu 2(Xku're farm which he purchased for his parents, near Belmont, Michi gan. His estate will amount to about $10,000. On next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock there will he an old people's meeting at the M. K. church, South. Old time songs will be sung, "old time religion" enjoyed and an old time experience meeting engaged in. Everybody invited and all old people urged to attend this service. FOSTER. Mrs. B. B. Wort left Sunday on the noon passenger for Butler, where she was called to the bedside of her sis ter, Mrs. J. R. Ford, who is critically ill at that place. Mk M m Pnhh fH l:it iok for Parsons, Kansas, where she will en- Luther Grant arrived Sunday from Colorado, where he has been spend ing the summer. j Mrs. A. J. Webb returned last i week from Auburn, Illineis, where she had been visiting relatives for the , last month. i D. 11. Arbogast and N. T. Badgett ' went to Hume Saturday to hear Con gressman C. C. Dickinson, who ad dressed the Democrats of Howard township on political issues of the day. Willie Webb, who has been visit ing his brother, Delmar, and sister, Mrs. Lee Shclton, returned to his home in Moberly last week. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shofner were shopping in Rich Hill Saturday. Barton Briscoe and family Sunday ed with Mr. and Mrs. Andy Tickle, of Old Walnut. Delmar Webb and wife spent Sat urday night at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shofner west of this city. D. H. Arbogast and D. W. Steele came in on the Comet last week, where they had been visiting rela tives in Johnson and Cooper counties and viewing the sights at the State Fair. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Bert Webb returned i Sunday from Moberly, where they j had been visiting her father. i Mr. and Mrs. Luck Crawford spent! Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Arbogast. A Good One on WarrensburK. I We were amused on our return i home from the State Fair last week. ' Two drummers occupied the seat across the isle, one asked of the oth er, the population of Warresburg, j which the other one replied: "Just I wait until the train pulls up to the depot, then you can see," (as they i will all be there). Judge So Urns to Move to Texas. Judge John H. Sullens sold his country home, east of town, to James Vaughn. He and his estimable wife will leave shortly for San Antonio, Texas, their future home. Judge Sullens is eighty-two years old, and is very feeble. And it is with deep regret, the people of Foster lose these TKxt o u Deoule from their mulstft. le has spent forty-five years of his : life in bates county, and was twice i elected Judg of our county court and served the people well and faithfully in , that capacity. Judge Sullens is one of the old settlers that helped to pave the road to settlement that put Bates ! in the front ranks of counties of our great State to-day. Long live, the I..J I If .L - L , ;uuge umu mrs. ouuens, is uie wisn of their many friends. DINAH. Along the Miami. Professor Allison visited Bethel school last Friday. Miss Dollie Martin spent Saturday and Sunday in town with Mrs. Grace topeland. Mrs. Carrie Brown and daughter, Miss Irene, of Deepwatcr, have been visiting at the home of Mrs. Brown's sister, Mrs. Herring.. They left for Rich . 1 1 ill Sunday evening to visit friends. Mrs. R. D. Bond attended the meeting of the La Palma Christi class of Bible School workers held at Msr. Jackson's Friday evenintr. John Clark started for Washington f: j 1 1- a j i i i iusi rriuay. we expecis to ao DiacK- smith work there with his brother. MIAMI. Dolliver, Iowa's Insurgent, Dies in Doctor's Arms. Fort Dodge, la., Oct. 15 United States Senator Jonathan Prentiss Dol liver died of dilation of the heart, caused by an attack of acute indiges tion' at his residence at 7:30 o'clock tonight, while being rubbed by an osteopathic physician. Senator Dolliver's demise was wholly unexpected by his relatives and close friends, who thought tha he had almost entirely recovered from the attack of indigestion from which he had suffered for a week. Senator Dolliver was one of the ablest men allied with the insurgent wing of the Republican party. W. W. Cannon Purchases All Cannon-Weiner Elevator Co. Slock. The Cannon-Weiner Elevator Com pany, a corporation, one of the strong est business institutions in southwest Missouri, changed hands last week, wnen w. w. cannon, becretarvan Treasurer, pnrchased all out standing siock ana oecame sole owner of the business. Mr. Cannon informed, a reporter of The Times that it is the intention to dissolve the corporation and to con tinue the business under the name of the W. W. Cannon Elevators. The transfer includes the plants at Foster and Nyhart. Mr. Cannon first became connected with the Elevator that now bears his name, at an early age as bookkeeper. In 1901 Mr. Cannon and Mr. Weiner. as the principal stockholders, incor porated under the name Cannon Weiner Elevator Company. Mr. Wein er serving as President and Mr. Can non, Secretary and Treasurer. In 1905, in order to accommodate their large volume of business, it be came necessary to re-build the Dlant at Butler. The new elevator, which was erected on the site upon which it now stands near the Mo. Pacific deK)t, together with the adjoining grain sheds and warehouses, extends over more than a block and is 90 feet in height The elevator. broDer. and the office buildings are iron sheathed and are practically fireproof. The power house is constructed of brick. 1 he present capacity of the d ant is 25,000 bushels. Mr. Cannon is a native of Bates coun ty, having been born in Butler in 1874,. and received his education in the public and High schools in this city. He is a self-made man in every sense of the word, having attained his present standing through his close attention to business, and his strict integrity in all his dealings. 'TIS TIME YOU WERE THINKING OF THAT mm TE'it T'f.'rP Daily, from October 25th to April 30th we will sell round-trip tickets at greatly reduced rates Alabama Cuba Florida, Georgia Louisiana Mexico 1 1 Mississippi New Mexico South Carolina '. Tennessee and Texas Kindly ask our nearest agent for information regarding mese trips, or write , tne undersigned. ,v:v:' C.C.Carson, Dist. Pas.Agt JOPLIN, MO. 3 mm . Ml III Double Branch Church. Sunday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p. m. special prohibition meeting. Address by win. Mayfield of Butler. Good mu sic appropriate to the occasion. The community is urged to attend. Emily Blanche Williams. Emily Blanche Williams, dauchter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Boyd Williams, was born in McLean county. III. Oct. 28th, 1882, and died at their home near Butler Oct. 4th, 1910, aged 27 years, 11 months and 6 days. She had a quiet, gentle disposition, and had many friends amonp her acauaint- adces. She united with the M. E. Church at Hudson about ten years ago, and has lived a consistent Chris tian life, always enjoying all church privileges. She suffered very pa tiently and was ready to go, when the call came. "Lo, I am with always even unto the end of the world," was a precious promise to her. Wants More of Barn- hart's Horses. J. W. Barnhart, proprietor of the Mound Branch Stock Farm, received the following letter from a horseman who attended his Percheron sale, and who is more than satisfied with his purchase: Dear Sir: Arrived home Thursday with my horses. Got through with out a scratch. Put a new brass trim. ea set or harness on them this morn ing, hitched to a new wagon and drove them up through town. They went alone like old horses. Whfn I took them up town this morning they fathered a crowd equal to a funeral, hey are the first pair of thorough breds in this county. We expect to be at your place eariy in tne spring tor a stallion. I i " " """ ' ' : ! IHIDLL THEME The Home of Good Goods. The House of Low Prices There are lots of good reasons why you should trade with us-besides you have a chance every Tuesday at 2:30 to get a 42-piece Dinner Set FREE, and 10 votes with every dollar bought on the $400 piano to be given away to the one receiving the highest number ot votes. You Get the Most for your Money Here Every Time nnfafulvhwj!S 0uti,5 Flannels, a Cotton Flannel, all Cotton Batting direct White Wool Flannel Mercerized Table 12 l-2c Dress Ging- 10c .Air Float Tal- $1.25 Shirt Waists 12 l-&, o price . big line, at grades, specials from the factory fine and wide, Linen, 64 in. wide. hams, special cum Powder new fall styles, per yard 5c, 7,'c and at at per yard special price per yd, per yard 'for only 10c 10c 10candl2&c BARGAIN PRICES 25c 50c 10c 7c 08c Peters' Shoes Have the Right Stuff in Them. Try a Pair. Take a Peters shoe to a shoemaker and he will tell that A it is MADE RIGHT and that it has the RIGHT STUFF in it&m & When we sell you a Peters shoe we can recommend it to wear and hold its shape. The Peters Shoe Co. make more rob? 4-' as the best that can be made for anything like the price. If fine shoes than any other house in the west and their shoes M J you will try a pair of Peters shoes you will find that they are distinctive, not merely for their style and snap, but be- ' IV bear out eveOr statement we make of them. Come in today cause they have the wear in them-the right kind of stuff. fH and try on a pair of some of the ' . ' Peters' Shoes Save you Money Jk New Styles Just Received Very wide all silk 75c Auto Scarfs all New Trunks and Specials in childrens Infants Shoes Childrens School Childrens fall and . Ladies Dress Shoes Womens new fall Ribbons, fancy shades, special Suit Cases Splen- Underwear 10c. 16c. Sho winter Union Suits 1 fiolo EfcriSr - 0rP'a,n 3t did suit case Only $1 Special value . $ifSo 5.10andl5c 48c 98c 6c to 50c ' 75c.$1.00 Peters' best 25c to 50c Peters' Specials 25c to 50c Our Ready-to-Wear Department is Full of the Latest Styles in Suits Skirts. Kimonas. Aprons. Waists. Muslin Underwear. Petticoats and Ready Trimmed Hats for Women, Misses and Children NEW FALL DRESS GOODS Newest Fabrics-Choicest Styles-Lowest Prices-AT OUR STORE Book fold, 54 inch es wide, staple shades, big bargain, per yard 68c Womens guaranteed Kid Gloves, black, tan, gray, white only $1.00 Book fold in various shades, very fine and wide, newest goods, per yard 75c Book Fold. Plaids and Stripes " Book Fold in all colors, newest weaves and patterns, choicest from all the fac- ' tories, worth $1.25, our price . 98c to $1 , Book Fold, 36 inch es wide, new fall styles, per yd - 25c Book Fold, new shepard plaids, good value, 38 in. wide, yd 35c Book fold, new wide wale in diagonal serge, 38 in. wide, peryard - 50c SPECIAL SALE-Thursday, Friday arid Saturday MM 50c $1.73 Tailored Shirt Waists. Special this week $1.39 See our 'New Voile : ; Skirts at ; ' $2.98 to $7.98 UV7 . ' V - . , . . ...... ' 1 The Women's Store The Store for Bargains Butler, Missouri skit"-