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The Butler weekly times. (Butler, Mo.) 1881-1918, April 25, 1912, Image 1

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Candidates are' ripe
numerous these days.
Dinah wants her Georgia cousins to
send her a Magnolia flower from
where the sweet Magnolias bloom.
Mrs. Will Finten and children of
Virden, Illinois, are visiting her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Parlier.
We are sorry to learn A. E. Per
kins was stricken with paralysis at his
home in Hume and is in a critical
condition. ,
Will Frankenfield and wife depart
ed Sunday on the afternoon passenger
for their home at Pittsburg, Kansas,
after a week's visit in Foster.
Mrs. Joe Smith, living three miles
southwest of town, was taken to the
hospital Saturday to undergo a surgi
cal operation for appendicitis.
D. L. Hughes was a business visitor
to Rich Hill Monday.
J. L. Bell is building an addition to
his residence on Seventh St.
P. L. Shelfon and family were out
of town visiiors Sunday.
Grover Arbogast returned home
from Radlev, Kans., Friday.
Ray Lockhart and wife ' moved to
Foster last week and will work this
summer for Edgar Waller.
The musical entertainment held at
Clarence Clicks Monday night was
well attended.
Mrs. Will Humphrey visited rela
tives and friends in Rich Hill Monday
and Tuesday.
Prof. A. C. Moreland visited with
. homefolks Saturday and Sunday at
. Fairview.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Bradshaw spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Loran
Bright of Old Walnut.
W. B. Hamilton came down from
the city Wednesday to visit his child
ren and renew old acquaintances.
J. J. Finten , and wife of Virden
Illinois," were arrivals Monday on
few davs visit with relatives and
Joe T. Smith is building an addition
to his beautiful country home west of
town. Mr. Smith recently moved
here from Butler onto the farm he
bought of J. 0. Shofner and is doing
quite a lot of improving this spring.
Mrs. Mark Thomas Hurt
Tuesday evening of last week while
Mrs. Thomas was in town doing some
shoDDiner as she started home the
horse she was driving, which was
high spirited one, became unmanage
able and ran. away. When in front
of the old Zeal building the horse
turned north, throwing her to the
ground. In the fall Mrs. Thomas was
rendered unconscious. When help
arrived she was taken to the home of
Henry Briscoe and medical aid sum
moned. Dr. Rhoades found, on ex
animation, that no bones were brok
en, but she was suffering from con
cussion of the brain and it was feared
she was fatally hurt. Friday she was
able to be taken home and it is hoped
for a speedy recovery.
We had quite a rain and wind storm
last Saturday night, but no damage
Harve Johnson, who wants to be
the next sheriff oL Bates county,
passed through Elkhart last Thursday.
We think that he was doing a little
missionary work with" the boys.
Mrs. Charley Spillman and daugh
ter visited at W. H. Keeton's one day
last week. v
CoL Lockeridge and wife, George
Lockeridge and wife were trading in
Amsterdam last Saturday,
A. H. Hall, made a flying trip
Adrian last Saturday in an auto and
he says the greatest sights he saw
was the bad roads.
W. C. Coberly and his, two grand
children and John Armentrout went
fishing last Saturday, but we didn't
learn what kind of luck they had.
Miss Fannie Hook's school at Con
cord closes next Friday. She had .an
eight months' term. " '
- J. H. Keeton was but buying calves
one day last week.
f- Ugp Spfllman's two sisters were
over and spent the day with him.
;, George Lockeridge and wife, and
son Lawrence,' called on Enunett
Wymer last Sunday evening.
While in Adrian we met the Mc-
Quire boys, living east of Ballard.
They have sold out but want to buy
closer to some good town.
A. Westover and wife, A. Jackson
and wife called at the home of Will
Westover last Sunday evening to see
Mrs. Francis who has been quite sick
for some time.
I see a letter in Adrian 'Journal,
wrote by W. G. Dillon in regard to
the single tax, in reply to Col. S. W.
Dooley, who seems to be in favor of
the single tax. Come again Will,
your letter was all 0. K.
It was reported that there was a
meeting at Elkhart Saturday night to
forma "No Tax" club against the
single tax, which seems to be the talk
among the boys in this part.
George Fulkerson was trading in
Butler last Tuesday, buying tools to
farm with this year.
The writer and Charley Spillman
made a trip to Adrian one day last
week and took in the sights. About
the greatest sights were the bad roads.
It has been a good while since we
were over to the little burg, and it is
coming to the front. They have put
up some good buildings and still more
are going up. We had the pleasure
of meeting a good many of our old
friends and talked over old times.
We called on the editor of the Jour
nal and his two sons, who were hard
at work.
The Elkhart court met last week
and swore in the road overseers, Os
car Hand, J. M. Chambers and J. B.
Clements. New, we expect to see
the dirt fly and have good roads.
The writer is keeping batch a part
of this week, as his wife has gone to
Drexel on a visit. I guess that she
will find things in a good shape when
she gets home.
While in Adrian last week I met my
old friend Mr. Frazier, who was
elected mayor on the Democratic
ticket, while the town is Republican.
We wish him good luck in the dis
charge of his duties as mayor of that
Miss Flossie Fritts left last Satur
day for Bison, Kansas, where she
will spend the summer. JOHNNY
Julius Heckadon, wife, son and
daughter of New Home, were the
guests of J. H. Park and family Sat
uay night. They 'took dinner with
Geo. Crooks Sunday.
A great big Democrat boy first saw
the light at Roy Jandy's Friday.
Misses Mattie and Edith Park of
Mound ville, Mo., who have been
teaching school near Warrensburg,
stopped on their way home Saturday
to visit their aunt, Mrs. G. W. Park
and other relatives for a few days.
Mulberry and Western Bates.
The Mulberry school closed Friday.
The mothers sent well filled baskets
of good things which the young
Americans like so well, and a great
many heads of the families went along
to see that the children did not eat
too much. Miss Inez Beck and the
pupils had a good program to enter
tain the visitors. There were four
pupils that had not missed a day
Johnny Dykman, Fayette Stillwell,
Nandy Williams and Harry Porter.
The Homer township board met
Mrs. 0. M. Drysdale and son of Amo- j Wednesday and appointed Fred Rog
ret, brought them over Sunday, land ers township clerk.
they and Mrs. Park and family din
nered with D. C. Wolfe and family.
Elder J. W. Rogers filled his ap
pointment Sunday.
Mrs. Frank Zinn of Minden, Mo.,
came Sunday to take care of her
father, William Oldham, who has
been sick. He is nearing the 80th
milestone and has been quite
for some time.
The Mulberry school board had a
meeting Thursday night and engaged
Miss Inez Beck as instructor of the
young hopefuls for next year.
Irene Ewbank visited with Pauline
Terry Saturday.
G. B. Bohlken, one of Homer town
ship's leading farmers, renews for
m a
ieeme , Times. Uncle George has been
a reader of The Times for a long time
Miss Beulah Wallace of Kansas City ; and could not get along with the
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. ! news.
C. A. Wallace, and her sister, Mrs. Henry Dykman hauled a big load
Wm. DurSt. nf flov tn RnHoi- CatnrHoir
Miss ' Bonnie Wolfe closed her
school at Grand View last Friday.
The following pupils attended every
day during the term: Rannie Butler,
Ola Ayres, Ethel Grimsley, John
The lightning struck a cow shed
of R. Bohlken and made quite a blaze.
There has been a tribe of Indians
camped north of Amoret for several
Burge, Lizzie Butler and Linnie Cra-daand.bother.,theJfarm,ers,tluite a
I thi riHo VifiH rrnf fnn mnnli "V,arlAr-
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. 6 , j. ' corn and it was an outrage to be
ing up now are of a new wedding ; . . . .
. . .. . j pestered by such a gang,
contract being made. ' ., .
, , , ,. John Dykman and family, George
Emanuel Nestlerode was hauling . - . rnMhan ,r!c;faH at
Dykman's Sunday.
Henry Gardner sawed wood for W.
were visitors at the R. L. Nichols
home Sunday.
Ed Rush and family of Bmsterdam
are visiting at the Dr. J. C. Sageser
John H. Braden spent Sunday with
home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Mager of Amoret,
are enjoying a visit from their daugh
ter, Miss Gertrude, of Colorado.
East Lone Oak.
Rev. Forepaugh filled his
appointment at Peru last
F. L. Blankenbaker and
$10,000 Increase.
Our trade is increasing all the time.
We are starting out this year to make
a substantial gain of $10,000. As ,an
inducement we are going to give to
our customers $500 of our profits.
Be our customer during 1912 and save
money, Black & Arnold Clothing Co.
bottom hay Monday that he bought 1
in Parktown. He said the tariff
should be taken off of hay.
Miss Bonnie Wolfe took Misses
Mattie and Edith Park to Amoret
Tuesday where they took the train
for their home.
Claude Jundy and wife were sere
naded Monday nigh
Another one of Young Aaron's pre
dictions came true:
A Home Wedding.
Mr. Claude Jundy and Miss Eva
Darr were united in marriage Sunday
evening at 5:3U o clack at the bride s
home in Virginia, Rev. J. W. Rogars
of the Christian church, officiating.
Relatives and a few friends were in
attendance. They will reside north
east of Virginia.
Mr. and Mrs. Jundy are two of our
most highly respected young people,
and Young Aaron joins a host of
friends in wishing them success and
a happy journey through life.
J. Bard, J. H. Leiner, Ecke Taute,
John Dykman, John Taute and Rev.
T. taschoff last week.
. John T. Hensley shipped a car of
fat stock to Kansas City Monday.
The one month old baby of Mr. and
I Mrs. Fred AUman died -Tuesday and
was buried Wednesday in the Jack
son cemetery. They have the sym
pathy of their many friends in the
loss of their dear little boy.
1 Deputy Sheriff A. M. Wallace of
Butler, was in this section Monday.
Mrs. Tom Grimsley and two sons
were trading in Amoret Monday.
Robert Elkin and Tom McChessna
were callers at the Frank Depero
farm in Willow Branch neighborhood
Chas. Good and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Good of Amsterdam, I
visited E. A. Gough and family last
Miss Lyda Faulkney of Excelsior
Springs, after closing a successful
term of school at Happy Hill, left for
her home last week, accompanied by
Miss Edna Thomas, who will remain
there for some time for a visit with
Steve Thomas happened to quite
an accident recently. He was visiting
at the home of Jobe Utleys and when
he was ready to leave he was too slow
getting in the buggy and his horse
went away and left him. When he
caught the horse it had demolished
the top and broke several spokes out
of the wheels. Steve you will have
to hurry faster next time.
The rural examination for the 7th
and 8th grades was held by Charles
Earsom at Peru. Those who took
the 7th grade subjects only were
Elsie, Hart, Gilbert Blankenbaker,
Mae Belt and Jennie Walters. Those
who took both 7th and 8th grade sub
jects wert: Vera Requa, Susie Har
per and Nellie Thomas from Peru,
also Alice Baker, Edna Dillon and
Mary Hall from the Double Branch
Mrs. Geo. Thomas underwent
surgical operation last Wednesday at
the Delamater hospital in Rich Hill.
At this writing we are glad to note
she is getting along nicely.
Julian Gough of Pleasant Gap town
ship, was in this neighborhood Sun
day evening.
John Walters of Butler, is working
for Marion Thomas.
I. W. Thomas is building a house
for Monroe Laskey in Pleasant Gap
township. PUSSY WILLOW.
S. C. Rhode Island Red eggs
setting, 75c for 15 or $4 for 100.
25-4t -:- Mrs. Lenard Turpin,
Phone No. 15 on 7. Butler, Mo,
You are anxious to make every
dollar do its greatest duty. By all
means don't miss these extra special
values then. They're unusual, they
are important to you.
NobbyJBlue Serge Suits J5,00
Nobby Tan Suits at SIO.oo
Nifty Hats from ...98c to $3.50
$2, 32.50, $3
$3, $3.50, $4
In our exclusive Men's Clothing Department
Dctlcrs in Reliable Merchandise since 1876
North New Home.
Frank Smith left the last of the
week for the West where he will
work this summer.
John and Cliff Ehart bought conr
from Mr. Hill last week.
J. F. Kern of Butler, was in North
New Home Saturday.
Mrs. John Ehart was painfully in
jured Saturday. She had returned
home from Butler and went to drive
across a ditch, when one of the horses
jumped and then both stopped sud
denly, throwing her and the baby
out of the vehicle, breaking her collar
bone and hurting her back and shoul
der, but the baby was not hurt. She
is getting along very well at this
Several from North New Home was
in Butler Saturday.
Bob Sproul and family spent Sun-i
day at E. E Eggelston's.
Jay Bright and wife of Butler and
Cliff Ehart and wife spent Sunday at
Henry Ehart's.
Sidney Zeiler's brother-in-law and
family of Passaic, visited Saturday
and Sunday with him.
M. C. Pickett and family were in
Butler Thursday.
Mrs. Maggie McConnack spent
Saturday with Mrs. Cora McCormack.
There was a good crowd at Sunday-
School at New Hope Baptist church.
Everybody is invited to come to Sun
day School and join either the Red or
Blue Union.
Mr. and Mrs. Linendoll went to
Butler Tuesday.
Most of the farmers have (turned
their stock on the pasture.
Sidney Zeiler has subscribed for
The Times.
Frank Miller has planted some
Mell Campbell was in Butler Satur
day afternoon and Sunday.
Wm.. Spronl and son, Eugene, were
fixing fence Monday and Tuesday.
Cliff Ehart helped his father fix
fence Tuesday. COR.
On the Wing.
Ed Bonner was a county seat visit
or one day last week.
Col. Lee Browning visited William
Durst Sunday. He rode over on his
fine Arabian horse, and he is certain-
a nice animal.
George Jackson and wife made a
business trip to the county seat last
Walter Henderson was a caller at
Ike Dawson's last Suuday, but Mr.
Dawson was gone.
Abe Zinn left for Colorado one day
last week. We understand that h
went to visit Mr. Dubes.
The surprise on Miss Laura Jack
son last Saturday night was called off
on account of the stormy weather.
Joe Goss and Jim Norman have
their new threshing outfit at work
threshing cane and kaffir corn.
Leonard Bernhardt visited his un
cle, William Durst, last Sunday.
J. B. Martin bought another team
of horses and is going to roll the dirt.
He has got all of his oats and flax
Mrs. Sarah Finn came in to visit
her father, Wm. Oldham, last Sunday.
Dave Orear on the Miller farm says
he has flax up.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hedger visited
with their daughter, Susie, Sunday.
Ralph Hught became worse Sunday
and Dr. Lusk was called.
There was a surprise on Arthur
Browning Saturday evening, it be
ing his 27th birthday. Those present
were: Mrs. Wm. Durst and family,
John Hedger and family, Fred Mc-
Calfard and wife, Edna and Jim
Browning. Ice cream and cake was
served and at a late hour the guests
departed for their homes.
Ernest Jackson and brother visited .
Claud and Dodgen Dawson Sunday.
A note was found in a school boy's
tablet engaging his best girl's com
pany next Saturday night to a hop at
In addition to the ice cream, a
splendid supper was served at Arthur
Browning's one night last week.
which was good enough for anybody.

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