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The Butler weekly times. (Butler, Mo.) 1881-1918, June 22, 1911, Image 2

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Unexpected
Guests
The farmer and his wife were about to sit down to a
cold supper when they saw some old friends drivings
towards -the house.
The good wife was equal to the occasion thanks to
her New Perfection Oil Cook-otove.
She had it lit in a moment, and her guests hardly were seated
on the porch before a hearty hot meal was ready (or the table
sausages and eggs and long rashers of streaky bacon, and rolls just
crisped in the oven and fresh coffee and the hostess herself as cool
and neat as if she had not been near the kitchen.
She never could have managed it
The New Perfection is the quickest, mo:
on the market
New PerSet ion
Oil Cook-stove
with an old-fashioned range.
st convenient and best cooker
Made wHK I, 2 ind 3 burnerc. with
long, flurquoue blue enameled chimney.
Handfromely finiihed throughout. The
2. and 3-burner atovetcan be had with or
without a cabinet top. which ia fitted with
drop ihelves, towel racb. etc. (
Dealeraeverrwherei or write (or de
scriptive circular to the neareit agency
of the
Standard Oil Company
(Incorporated)
No More Whisky Advertising.
The Twice-a-week Republic of St.
Louis, Mo. , makes the announcement
that no more whisky advertising will
be printed in its paper. This will be
good news to most of our readers.
The Twice-a-Week Republic is the
oldest, biggest and best metropolitan
semi-weekly newspaper in the United
States, and by cutting out this line of
advertising it should greatly increase
ts circulation i n this community.
The subscription price is 50 cents per
year, but for a short time only they
will make a special rate of three years
for one $1. Be sure to take advan
tage of this liberal offer, and by . all
means advise your friends and neigh
bors of the fact that all whisky and
liquor advertising has been discon
ued and that $1 will pay for a three
year subscription. Write for a free
sample copy. Send orders to the
The St. Louis Republic, St. Louis,
Mo. 20-tf
Star Church.
Sunday, June 25. Preaching at 3
p. m. by J. R. Lamb of Butler.
How To Avoid Replanting Corn
Sure Way to Increase Yields 1
By J. C. Hackleman, Assistant in
Agronomy, Missouri College
of Agriculture.
How. much of your corn are you
going to ivplunt this year':' Why not
determine now not to do any replant
ing or planting over, ami lupin imme
diately to get the seed- ready? To
prepare enough seed for fifty acres
and have seed that will grow ia a task
which will not take more than two
days now, and it may save many
times that amount or even a whole
torn i cop later.
It if quite generally understood
that corn which is gathered in the
fall and thrown -into the i ib in large
quantities often has its germ injured
and therefore Its germinating power
much lessened. Even if this treat
ment does not kill the germ It will
injure it. and this means a weak stalk
in the field next summer and a rtih
bin at husking time.
.Many farmers claim that they de
termine the germinating power of an
ear of ecru at sigh: by simply exam
ining ihe germ, htu while this is a fail
test it is not accurate and often is
ery n isleaillng. Experiments havo :
:roio:l that corn stored in a heap in I
a crib ur.d allowed to freeze before j
becoming thoroughly dry is materially
weakened and will often fail to ger- j
mil. ate even where the germ has the.
weak ears 10 be readily i'ecied and
thrown out.
The geniiinalor may be prepared by
making a box two feet by three fefl,
and three inches deep ( oic! pieces ol
two by four scantlings make a good
outside frame). The box is then rilled
with sand and holes are bored through
the sides or nails driven in the sides
about 2Mj inches apart smil string
stretched back and forth across the
box. These strings will divide the
box into squares into which the ker
nels ate to be placed.
The ears of corn tire then laid out,
and five-or ten kernels, preferably
ten, are taken out of eat No. 1 and
put down in square No. 1, kernels
from ear No. 2 will be in square Xo.
2. and so on until all the ears are
tested or the box is Ailed. The sand
is then wet down, ihe box placed in
a warm room and kept moist until
germination is complete, an examina
tion being made daily, it is always
best to begin, at the left and number
from left to right, as in that way no
risk is run in getting the ears and
their corresponding space mixed.
This process, so simple 'hat it can
be performed by any boy twelve years
r?"
o
(J
Germinating Box for testing 120 ears of Corn.
ging tbe ears.)
(Note the method of tag-
appearance of being alive 'when exam
ined. It is, therefore, evident that
the best and most accuiate method
of determining the actual germinating
power of your corn is to use some
such germination box as shown in
tbe illustration.
Tbe time required to test enough
ears to plant fifty acres has been
found to be not over two days, and
this time divided among five or six
days will scarcely be missed. The
test la very simple. By placing a
mail peg in tbe butt of tbe ear and
placing the number of the ear on tbe
peg, tbe record of each ear can be
kept accurately and the test will be
very , valuable, allowing ail dead or
old, is of almost untold value to the
farmers of the state if they will only
place it in operation. It lias been
estimated that the corn nop of Mia
souri is out short by a least 20 per
cent by poor seed which this germina
tion test would positively detect.
If this is true that a 20 per cent
loss is sustained each year, and it
seems from tests carried on at the
experiment station at Columbia this
year, that that Is a very sate estimate
tbe value of these little boxes would
be almost inestimable. With the acre
age In corn that Missouri had last
year this germination teat would save
more than $25,000,000 for the farm
ers of the state in a single year. '
BATES COUNTY SCHOOLS
AND TEACHERS
By supt. P. II. Allison.
So many inquiries are coming in
concerning the new certificate law
that I have decided to give through
these notes the opinion of the At
torney General which is as follows:
County Certificates issued priorto
January 1, 1912, are not subject to
renewal after that date, but are valid
only for the "life of the certificate,
since at that date section 10942 R. S.
1909 ceases to be a law and there is
thereafter no authority for the re
newal of such certificates, except that
section 10942, Session Acts 1911, pro
vides that any teacher who has had
five years' experience in teaching
and is employed at the time of the
taking effect of this act shall have his
or her county certificate renewed an
unlimited number of times on condi
tion that said teacher continues in the
same position (in employment of the j
same board) and is faithful in the
performance of his or her profession
al duties.
"All county certificates issued prior
to January 1, 1912, are valid only in
the county in which issued and can
not be endorsed in other counties.
"Under Session Acts, 1911, County
Superintendents have authority to
endorse only second grade certificates,
issued after January 1, 1912. Section
10943.
"All grades on a valid third grade
certificate may be transferred to a
second grade certificate. Section
10943.
"Under Session Acts, 1911, County
Superintendents have authority to en
dorse only second grade certificates,
issued after January 1, 1912. Section
10943.
"All grades on a valid third grade
certificate may be transferred to a
second grade certificate. Section
10943.
"All scholastic grades for a first
grade certificate must be certified
from the office of the State Superin
tendent of Schools. Grades from a
second or third grade cannot be
transferred to a first grade certificate
unless the papers for said certificates
were graded by the State Superin
tendent or were made in an Approv
ed Summer School.
"According to section 10947 all
grades made on papers graded by
the StateiSuperintendent are valid in
any county in any state, when prop
erly certified from the office of the
State Superintendent of Schools.
"In the Session Acts, 1911, there is
no provision for the transfer of grades
from a certificate issued prior to Jan
uary 1, 1912, to one issued after that
date."
In regard to the professional duties
the State Superintendent has ruled
that this shall consist of all Reading
Circle work, attendance at all teach
erf ' meetings held and the reading of
good school journals.
The above is not what the school
people of the state were asking for
but one thing commendable about it
is that it will not lower the standard
of qualification for certificate and the
best teachers will be pleased with
that feature of it at least.
Most of our schools are taken and
each and every one should help to
to make their school the very best
possible. It matters not who your
board has employed, they may not
have the teacher you wanted most,
but they have a teacher and that
teacher will and should be yours for
the best school possible; so now in
stead of pulling back and putting in
the way,S get in line and push for a
good school and you will have a bet
ter one than by any other way you
can try.
The Reading Circle books for 1911
and 1912 have been received and I
am quite sure we have two books
worth the time and trouble of all
teachers to master. One is on Peda
gogy and is "How to Study and
Teaching How to Study," the other
is on reading "Reading in Public
Schools." An outline is furnished
with each book and teachers who are
not in Summer School will do well to
read these before taking up school in
September and then be ready for
better work when the regular reading
circle work does begin. These books
We fflave IDecnded tfo
(Kflve
to the Bates county boy or girl fifteen
years of age or under who writes and
compose the best essay on
"Why Has the Peoples Bank of Butler Succeeded9'
Five dollars ($5) to the one having the second best; three dollars ($3),
third; two dollars ($2), fourth; one dollar ($1), fifth. The essays must not
contain over three hundred words, be enclosed in a sealed envelope together
with a seperate sheet of paper bearing the name of the writer, and left at the
bank not later than July 1st, 1911. They will be passed on by disinterested
persons. The essays of those receiving the prizes will be printed in the news
papers published in Butler.
In addition to the above offer we have decided to give ten dollars ($10) to
the Bates county boy or girl fifteen years or under who grows the largest
watermelon; five dollars ($5) to the one who grows the next largest; three
dollars ($3), third largest; two dollars ($2), fourth largest; one dollar ($1) fifth
largest. The watermelons grown for the contest must be delivered not later
than September 1, 1911, at a place designated by the bank.
Several will get the money we are offering. Try to be one the number
"WHERE THERE IS A WILL THERE IS A WAY"
PEOPLES IBANK
BUTLER, MISSOURI
will sell at the usual price of one dol
lar each at the office or one fifteen by
mail. We are counting on the most
successful year of the reading circle
work since it began.
Wins Fight for Life.
FREEZER TIME
b taken by people in tropi
cal countries all the year
round. It stop wasting and
keeps up tbe strength and
vitality fat summer as well
as winter.
ALL DRUGGISTS
It was a long and bloody battle for
life that was waged by James B. Mer
shon, of Newark, N. J., of which he
writes: "I had lost much blood from
lung hemorhages, and was very weak
and run-down. For eight months I
.was unable to work. Death seemed
close on my heels, when I began,
three weeks ago, to use Dr. King's
New Discovery. But it has helped i
me greatly. It is doing all that you 1
claim. " For weak, sore lungs, obsti
nate coughs, stubborn colds, hoarse-!
ness, la grippe, asthma, hay-fever or j
any throat or lung trouble its su- j
preme. 50c and $1.00. Trial bottle;
free. Guaranteed by F. T. Clay.
Passed Away.
K xi r ' rMiAH ,j I
this life May 9th from her home in
Sta Barbora, Cal. She bore her long
illlness with great fortitude and
patience; was a good conscientious
christian for many years. She real
ized the end was coming and made
all due prepartions, exhorting her
family to meet her in the better land.
She selected the scripture to be read
at the funeral, 14th of John, "Pre
pare to meet thy God," from which
she requested the minister to preach
a sermon to all unsaved people who
might attend the funeral. Her choice
songs were: "Home of the Soul,"
"When My Life's Work is Ended,"
"We'll Never Say Goodbyel in Heav
en" and "God Be With You 'Till We
Meet Again."
She leaves her husband and five
children; five sisters and three brothers
and a host of friends to mourn her
loss; was the third daughter of the
well known "Uncle Billie" and M. J.
Griggs, so long residents of Bates
county, but late in life came to S. B.,
both having died in this city. Not
six months ago she laid the mother
away to rest until the ressurrection
morn. 4 X
If yon use PUTNAM FADE
LESS DYES and are not satis
fied, we will refund your money
or eive you free enough dye to
make your dyeing satisfactory.
Mombob Drug Go.,Quincy,IIL
Archie 12 Butler 8.
The Archie base ball team defeated
the Butler team at the fair grounds
Sunday afternoon by a score of 12 to
8. A number, of errors were made
on both sides. Batteries: Butler,
Rice and Wright; Archie, Stansbury
and Hayler; Umpires, Bell and Ker
sey. A large and enthusiastic bunch
of rooters accompanied the Archie
team and cheered them, to victory.. .'
See Hayden Ray, tinner, south side
square, for Moore-Bros'. Soft Cable
Lightning Rods. 10c to 20c per foot,
mounted, according to quality. - 334t
Dina Ice Cream Freezers the best made.
Freezo Ice Cream Freezers are good makes.
Ice cream Jello, all flavors, only 10c package
Crystal Flake for ice cream 60c pound
Junket tablets 10c each; 3 for 25c
FLAVORING OF ALL KINDS.
Loose-Wiles cakes of all kinds for lunch.
Loose-Wiles cakes of all kinds to serve with ice cream.
Loose-Wiles crackers by the box, 6c pound
Polerine Automobile Oil the only oil that is frozen to take
out the parafine. Not only as good as others, but the
BEST MADE 55c gallon
Castor machine oil only 25c gallon
Grocery Department
Post Toasties 2 for 25c
Cream of Wheat 2 for 25c
25c package of Oats only 20c
Grapenut 2 for 25c
Oats in tin cans 2 for 25c
3-lb can baked beans 3 for 25c
3-lb can beets only 10c can
3.1b can pumpkin 3 for 25c
3-lb can kraut 3 for 25c
2-lb can string beans 3 for 25c
Can tomatoes 10c can; $1.10 dozen
Can corn... 3 for 25c; 95c dozen
OLD GLORY FLOUR, old wheat, only $1.30 Sack
Indian Girl Hour, old wheat $1.30 sack
Perfection flour, old wheat $1.25 sack
We have a sood supply of new and old potatoes and can save you
money on what you buy.
Yours,
fafleettteam
Phone 144 TheOnly Independent Orocery and nana ware Store.
White Front
Wet Side Square BU.TI.ER. MO.
Tfidrfofl Repzcting Shotgun

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