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tertity Libtl try VOL. XXXIII. BUTLER. MISSOURI. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 27. 1910. VIRGINIA. Clyde Wheeler, of Joplin, Mo., is visiting his uncle, and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. John Foster. A fine boy arrived at the home of Erastui Smith Friday of last week. Geo. Zinn's daughter, granddaugh ter and great granddaughter, of Okla homa, are visiting him. T. J. Jackson, who was reported badly hurt, is improving. His son, Geo. Jackson, is visiting in the State of Washington. Walter Wolfe, of Blue Mound. Kan., who has been visiting his par ents for over a week, returned home Monday. , Frank Blough and wife visited kin folks in Butler Saturday night and Sunday. We wonder why the serenaders did not serenade one night last week. Some of our young people attended the meeting at Ml Zion church Sab bath night Ed. Foster's new buggy is a win ner. .Elmer Simpson, of Butler, was in this vicinity last week buying cattle. Miss Merel Hensley is on the sick list. Andrew Simpson and family visit ed his brother, Matthew, and family nearCornland Sabbath. They took in the sights at the Duvall ranch also. Lost, in Butler Tuesday of last " week, a shepherd dog, tan and white colored. Anyone knowing of such a lost dog please report or return to Young Aaron. Leelson entertained thirty of his young friends Wednesday night of last week. The evening was spent in games. Light refreshments were served, after which all departed for .their home reporting a good time. . Mr. Herman and P. H. Englehardt returned Monday from Oklahoma, where they have been visiting their old friends Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Bate- man. We notice that Lee Ison has him a new buggy. Tommy Flanery is visiting a few days of this week with relatives. Miss Bessie Minor, who has been Lsidlites visitine with relatives In Lexington, Mo., returned home Thursday. Willie and Elsie Englehardt enter tained a number of their young friends Friday night Lisrht refresh ments were aerved at a late hour. after which all departed for their homes, reporting a good time. Those present were: Ada Craven. Edna, Maud and Belle Burk, Louise Allison, Anna, Nannie and Ruth Nestlerode, Maud and Olive Nieht wine, Edna Fleming, Ivah Avers. Minnie Smith, Bessie Minor, Ernest Nightwine, Perry Burk, Francis Stelle, Courtney and Euel Minor, Jess and Clarence Fleming, George and Earle Burk, Ralph Warner, Arch Louis, Walter Wolfe, Clarence Welch and Oscar Craven. Mrs. Corlett, Mrs. Eggleson and two sons left for Oskaloosa, Kansas, Wednesday of last week to visit Mrs. Eggleson's sister. Mrs. Mathews, of Lafayette countv. has been visiting at the home of Sam Minor. There will be speaking at Mt Car mel church on Statewide Prohibition by Rev. J. M. Carter, of Butler. Sun day night, Oct 30. Everyone within reach should come and hear him, as he is a very forceful speaker. Rev. Stille filled his regular ap pointment at Mt Carmel Sunday morning. Elmer and Arthur Hardinger SDent Saturday night with their uncle, Everett Drysdale, and family. Rev. William M. Mayfield. of But ler, will speak on Statewide Prohibi tion at Virginia Sunday night, Nov. 6th. Every voter should hear this talk. Miss Bessie Minor came home from Lafayette county, where she had been visiting relatives, Thursday of last week. '''' ' From The Bates County Record of last week: "Let well enough alorfe; the voter, who is inclined toward State wide Prohibition, should think care fully before he finally makes up his mind to support the measure. Let us stop a moment and count the cost in doing this. ' Well, Bro. Austin, let us see what it will cost a voter to vote Statewide Prohibition. It will cost a Cp)Site9 Sanite and ILDiresses Nowhere in the city will you find such styles as these SPECIAL VALUES IN SUITS FROM $11 to $3 SPECIAL VALUES IN COATS FROM $.50 to LADIES $13.50 DRESSES-SPECIAL AT $nn.M 50 CHILDRENS SAMPLE COATS . X REGULAR "The Uouso cf dry vote instead of a wet one. It will cost good business houses instead of saloons. It will cost soberness in stead of drunkenness. It will cost sober boys instead of drunken ones, proud mothers instead of broken hearted ones. It will cost the younsr ladies' sober husbarfds instead of drunken ones. It will cost a dry Mis souri instead of a wet one. It will cost respectable cities instead of dis- respectable ones. It will cost all the blessings that liquor cannot produce instead of 'all the misery, crime and sorrow liquor does produce. It will cost less tax to run a dry Missouri than it does a wet one. It will cost Missouri a sober name (the world over) and in heaven instead of a drunken name (the world over) and in the lower region. It will cost "for whatsoever a man soweth that shall he also reap." YOUNO AARON. Ballard. The meeting at Fairview closes to- right after about two weeks' session. There were several additions to the church and a good manifestation shown by the good people about the church and vicinity. The new bridge across Sapo o o , . , , Branch is completed, all but the fills which is to be done by the road boss. - , ' or the township. She is a daisy good one put up by Col. Wimsatt, of your town and he knows his business to a IiniSh. After Old Jack Frost visited us Frl- day night, the people got busy look- ing up stove pipe elbows, last stoves, old coats and jumpers. Some of them started to the coal bank to get coal, while others said, "it will t turn warmer in a day or two. and v- . " ' shivered it out over the cook stoves, while the good women prepared their If voters are as hard to get at the November election as coal and timothy seedhere will be a falling off at the polls at Ballard, for they cannot be had in very big quantities at present, but we hope there will be enough votes to go round on the Democrat side any way and enough coal to warm u.uuf uiuicii uuiy. nsiouieseea, we will have to trust to Providence forthem- PRICE LccdcrcuM If you have any fat heifers. Criss ureer wants them to butcher for the good people around our town as meat is out of sight and beef is all the go now for meat and Criss is willing to furnish them every Friday at a fair price, so you see he is all right, and the people are sure to get some meat Go after them in earnest, Criss. There seems to be quite a boom in real estate around our little town. Farms are changing hands and rent ers are looking up places to rent. Five or six northern men in one vehi cle stopped in at the Ballard Hotel Hurt last week, enroute for Mr. Rank's farm containing 1,000 acres east of Ballard. Mr. Rank's land is cut off in farms of about 160 acres. We didn't learn whether they pur chased anything from Mr. Rank or bis agents, who were escorting them over the farms. R. 0. Hill, of our community. bought a farm over north of Urich in "e".c.ouny Ior Per acre- Al Henry county for $65 per acre "lU80iaf rarm recently for f50 per fcre. east Ba lard- We earn he "as DC.en om.rea re for his land tna" tnf ,Purchase pnce by $5 on the acre' If J want anv land in Bates . u l- 'K"i away, uuys. one s com- i tJ 3 whom - 'n , a i ..v.iv hie uu lilt U" fJUULHC going to who are having so many sales over the county? Along the same road every morning you OPn nwoataA ...UU I. km tv,0 a- :., ...uu Bates countv. the best countv thev 0r fond. There is as much corn, wheat, timothy, potatoes, sorghum, I irnr mm nnH tc -.if t u wv. v.., ui.uf till VM till I oui ia tit I'uiva viruiujr ua ally LWUIlly j in the State of Missouri. That is a hi acortmn h.,f tn mv j view the farms along the hbhwavs! After they have moved to some other country and spend a good part of their money and make some failures, they will be coming back to old Bates and renting some of Sculley's farms and probably willing to stay as long luuuuij wining iu siay aa iwiiy as they can rent such land for $2.50 an acre as good or better than they can rent in other states for $4 per acre. A FARMER. I i West Drepwater. Will Herman has his phone back in on the Ballard line. We are glad to learn that Mrs. Lewis Hill is up and around acain. and also, Mrs. Visa Reece is some better. Mr. Frvd F.ads and Miss Pearl Kimble were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Kimble, Wednesday, Oct 19, at 7 o'clock. Rev. Hanriss officiating. Only immediate friends and relatives were present. At 7 o'clock Thursday evening the groom's parents gave an infair supper and following the supper they were sere naded. These younir neonle are well known and highly respected and their niny friends wish them much joy and success as they journey through life. Mrs. W. E. Vansant and daughter, Miss Ada, were shopping in Johns town Monday and visiting friends. ' Chas. Turpin of Summit was haul ing hay Monday that he purchased from his uncle. W. C. Turpin. Mr. and Mrs, Lon Troope are the proud parents of a bin boy born Sun day, Oct. 23. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Compton, of near Aonleton. a big boy born Oct. 21 Joe Wix and family and llarrv Padley and wife visited Sunday at the home of James Cox. Mr. and Mrs. Cox and grandson intend to leave the last of the week for Stephenson. Cali fornia, to spend the winter with their son liary for the benefit of Mrs. Cox's health. I. M. Kretinjer and J. II. Baker attended the Ker sale at Appleton City Saturday. Mr. Baker brought back a fine Short Horn calf which he purchased near Appleton. Dm Ruell has his new barn al most completed. Mrs. Isaac Rarnott was taken seri ously ill last week. Mr. Bamett was in Kansas at the time looking at the land and was hurriedly summoned to the bedside of his wife. We are glad to learn that Mrs. Bamett is better. J. E. Kret2im;er has been busy this fall making molasses but is almost through. Several delivered hoirs to Butler the first of the week. The price paid was from 8 l-4c to 8 l-2c per pound. Rev. L. L Wix preached at Star church Sunday and Sunday night. M. V. Carroll of Sedalia visited one day last week at the home of his pa rents, Uncle Philip Carroll and wife. Rev. Hargiss spoke on the intem perance subject Monday nicrht at Compton school house to a good audience. Mr. and Mrs. Clav McKinlev intend to leave soon for South Dakota, and gave a farewell party Saturday night for the young people. Those present were Misses Etta Stiner, Minnie and Stephen Varnes, Edna Thomas and Mabel Vanhoy, Delores Reece. Kate and Wilmet Pilaris, Dora and Alta Beard and Ethel Baker. Messrs. Claud Thomas. Clarence and Talmage Rayborn, Louis Varnes, Louis Stein er, Everett Hill, Francis Beard, Pete McCook, John Vanhoy, Charley Pharis and Messrs. Minnus and Brownfield. Mr. and Mrs. John Compton cele brated their golden wedding anni versary Oct. 21. About fifty friends and relatives were present and all enjoyed the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Compton received several fine pres ents. Uncle Beny Young and daughter and Master Robert Furgeson arrived here Saturday from a visit in Ken tucky and stopped over till Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Furgeson. From here they will go to Centralia, Okla.. to visit with W. B. Young and fami ly. From there they will go to their home in New Mexico. Mr. and Mrs. Coach, of near Col umbia, Ma, will arrive here for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hub bard. Mrs. Coach is a sister of Mrs. Hubbard. W. C. Turpin is building a corn crib and shed. Farmers are busy gathering corn since the recent frost Hubbard Bros, threshed millet and A state wide prohibition association has been organized at Spruce. All of the good citizens are taking an active interest in the prohibition amend ments to be voted on at the coming election. Let every husband and father and noble young man step out on the right side election day and vote that I am going to help make Missou ri go dry. Then all the sin and t or row that is caused from liquor and its traffic will be done away with in grand old Missouri. A Birthday SurpriHc. A very pleasant surprise was given Mrs. C. W. Done at her home last Tuesday, Oct. 18, in honor of her 32nd birthday. A splendid dinner, which had been prepared by her many friends and neighbors, was served. The surprise was complete and enjoyed very much,. She re ceived some presents and a good many postcards. Those present were Mesdames L A. Belt, Ollie McCoy, Jennie Booth Frances Evilsizer, Maisie Walker, D. Griffin, Nettie Keeble, Minnie Beck ham, L. H. Evilsizer, James Requa, Ft. Scott, Kansas, Geo. W. Latham, Rich Hill, Ada Stokes, J. J. Walker, Mary A. Brown, Maggie Baker. Dora Smith, Margaret Thomas, Bertha Wil liams, Hattie Requa, Lizzie Blanken baker, Edna Sly ter, Ella Thomas, Visa Gough, G. W. Thomas, Visa Eckles. Messrs. L. H. Evilsizer, C. C. Blank enbaker, C. M. Thomas. Misses Minnie McCoy, Myrtle Walker, Ethel Helt, Ella Thomas, besides a host of little folks. Everyone seemed to enjoy the day, which was spent in conversation and music on the piano, rendered by Miss Ethel Belt and Miss Visa Eckles. The singing, too, was appreciated very much, but we would make special mention of little Miss Frances Slvter. aged three years, who entertained with her little songs. She indeed has a beautiful voice. In the even ing all returned to their homes, wish ing Mrs. Done many more happy re turns of the day. One of Them. FARMER JOHN. Orchard Grove. Mrs. T. B. Leeper, of Pleasant Gap, returned from Kansas, where she had been on a visit. This community was well repre sented at the Fat Stock Show at Kan sas City. The drill team of the "National An nuity" of Pleasant Gap was in at tendance at the reception in Butler Friday night, was hospitably enter tained and was appreciated and fully enjoyed by all. We are requested to announce that the date for the dedication of the Baptist Church has been changed from the 5th Sunday in October to the 1st Sunday in November at which time a protected meeting will begin. John Wix and E. E. Morilla deliv ered hogs Wednesday. $8. 25 to $8. 50 were the prices received. Hogs are getting to be scarce in this vicinity. Prof. Theilman, of Appleton City, delivered a fine discourse on Prohibi tion and gave the large audience sub stantial reasons and arguments. Why they should vote for Amendment No. 10. Bro. Mayfield will preach on the 5th Sunday this month at the usual hour (3 p. m.) Stock water seems to be getting low. Quite a number are hauling al ready, and some are digging wells and putting in cisterns. We are just in receipt of news of the death of Mrs. Jno. Maxey, which occurred in California to which they had gone some years ago. Mrs. Maxey's maiden name was Louisa Cassity and a sister to the Cassity Brothers, formerly of Butler, but now of Eldorado Springs. The Maxevs are old-time Bates county people. A good crowd of interested voters were present Gap to hear the Dolitical issues discussed by Hon. C. C. Dick inson. His discourse on the tariff question was able and convincing and listened to with marked attention. FLAG. Breeding; Ewes For Sale. I have over 100 fine breeding ewes, bred which I desire to sell at once. J. L. Jones, Butler. No. 6. 52-4t k. m a -- ...... clover Tuesday.