Hon. J no. P. Gordon and Hon.
John M. Atkinson Speak in
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
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.
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
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
Delmar Webb and wife spent Sat
urday night at the country home of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shofner west of
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Daily, from October 25th to April 30th
we will sell round-trip tickets
at greatly reduced rates
Kindly ask our nearest agent for information
regarding mese trips, or write ,
tne undersigned. ,v:v:'
C.C.Carson, Dist. Pas.Agt
3 mm .
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
"Lo, I am with always even unto
the end of the world," was a precious
promise to her.
Wants More of Barn-
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
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.
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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,
Kid Gloves, black,
tan, gray, white only
Book fold in various
shades, very fine and
wide, newest goods,
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 -
Book Fold, new
shepard plaids, good
value, 38 in. wide, yd
Book fold, new wide
wale in diagonal
serge, 38 in. wide,
SPECIAL SALE-Thursday, Friday arid Saturday MM 50c
$1.73 Tailored Shirt
See our 'New Voile
: ; Skirts at ; '
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The Store for Bargains
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