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Oni. VOL. XXXV. BUTLER. MISSOURI, THURSDAY, MARCH 20. 1913. NUMBER 22 FOSTER. Prof. McCollum was a passenger to Rich Hill Saturday evening. Mrs. D. H. Arbogast and son Row land were Pleasanton shoppers Fri day. J. W. Dixon of Rich Hill was Foster business visitor Thursday. J. L. Bell and wife returned Mon day from Emporia where they had been visiting their daughter. Mrs. John Sparks, and family. Mrs. Mary Moore and two children of Wichita, Kansas, came in Monday to visit her parents, F. A. Scholler and wife. Jess Cobb and Will Hensley left Saturday for Seattle, Washington. O. C. Stewart had his sale of house' hold goods Saturday. Frank Speace of Colony, Kansas, was down Monday attending the funeral of Grandma Woods. The post office is now located in the rear end of the bank building. W. B. Arbogast of Knob Noster came down Sunday to see his sister. He returned on Tuesday's train. A. M. Menshew, the Missouri Pa cific agent at this place, has moved to the Mrs. Grant property, recently vacated by 0. C. Stewart. Miss Inez Cox, who has been cen tral girl for some time, has resigned her position. We are sorry to report Mrs. N. T. Badgett as quite poorly at her home on East 7th street. Mrs. E. E. Laughlin was a passen ger west on Friday morning's local to Blue Mound to see her mother, Mrs. Green. Charles Elliet, wife and son, Jake, who have been visiting her parents, N. T. Badgett and wife, departed Monday noon for their home in Kan sas City. 0. C. Stewart and wife left on the noon train Monday for Kansas City, which, place they will make their future home. At the Democratic township con vention Saturday the following named gentlemen were nominated for town ship officers: Justice of Peace, W. A. Chamberlin; Constable; Henry Briscoe; Collector, F. R. Swarens; Assessor, J. L. Belk; Trustee, Lewis . Staker; members of township board, C. E. West and John Lee. Miss Annie Scholler, who has been spending the winter with relatives in Kansas, returned home Monday. A Pioneer Gone. Mrs. Dabney Woods (nee) Smith died at the home of her son, Robert Woods, near Mound City, March 15, 1913, of heart trouble. She was born in Roan Oak county, Virginia, November 19, 1847, was married to J. D. Woods. 1865. and moved to Illinois. In 1866 she moved to Missouri where she resided until the last two years she made her home with her son, near Mound City, Kan sas. She united with the Christian church at the age of 18 years and has lived a true, devoted Christian life until she was called home. She leaves two sons and two daughters, namely, Robert and James Wood of Mound City, Mrs. James Landon of Foster and Mrs. W. L. Demott of Mound City, Kansas, be sides a host of relatives and friends to mourn their loss. The remains were shipped to Fos ter on the noon train Monday. Fu neral services were conducted by Rev. W. B. Miller at the Christian church and interment took place at the Woodfin cemetery. DINAH. On the Wing. Miss Mary Nance spent Saturday : afternoon with Miss Cornie Craven. ' George Frank is making prepara tions for farming.. ; . We understand that Bessie Bracken is very tow with scarlet fever. I - Mr. : O. W. Money bought two yearling mules from McFarland of X Butler.'; :X-h:'':' ' v'-; :-"V; '-. '; -f x-Cherry Frank and. wife went to - Kansas City Sunday to visit his sister . Ur John McWskvi n f '-v'.'tajs Serna Iforrk called on Mrs. v J. F Kance Friday on tasiness. ' DV Lemasters front town came out to shuck shock corn for Lon Dixon last week. Mrs. Lemasters and Bell Money visited with Frank Nance and family Sunday. Frank Miller and wife and son vis ited her mother Friday. N. M. the picture man stayed all night with Frank Nance one night last week. The weather looks like we were going to have some more winter. We thought spring had comethe people were talking of sowingoats. Perry Nance visited George Money Sunday. Mr. Craven and son went to Butler Saturday. Vergil Jackson is able to be up and around at this writing. Grandma Minton went to Butler to spend a few days. M. C. Sims and wife, Mertry Hugh es, wife and daughter, visited with the family of Mr. Sheslier Sunday. Next Friday night the literary at Crook school house will close for this term. . . There was a surprise given at the home of Mrs. Ruble. Those present were: Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. W. W. Park, MrsfShesler, Mrs. B. F. Jenk ins, Mrs. Zinn, Mrs. Pahlman, Mrs. Myrtle Hughes and daughter, Lucile, Mrs. Grant Oldham and daughter, Helen, Mrs. Virgil Jenkins and daugh ter, Alice, Mrs. Dan Orear and son, Ross, Mrs. L. M. Braden, Mrs. M. J. Martin, Mrs. J. M. Park, Mrs. S. A. Kinion, Mrs. H. A. Garner, Mrs. Rhoda Garner, Mrs. J. W. McFad- den, Misses Rachel Park, Ruby and Ruth Orear, Margaret. Meino, and Mrs. Lusk. A fine dinner was served by Mrs. Ruble. Mrs. Ross Garren is about the same. Mr. Liner is putting up a new yard fence. Mesdames Nestlerode, Pahlman; Henry Oldham and Mr. and Mrs. Snodgrass called on Mrs. Grant Old ham Tuesday. Mrs. Ada Oldham made a trip to Amsterdam Monday. Mis. Geo. Pahlman and daughter, Emma, visited G. C. Pahlman of Amoret Sunday. Charley Jackson called at the home of the writer Tuesday morning and purchased some oats. ' Mr. Peterson made a business trip to Butler Monday. Mrs. Carry Henderson and son, Herbert, came up from Stockton the first of last week to visit her mother and relatives. She is visiting her sister at Butler, Mrs. Mattie Fa muliner. There was a party at Charley Jack son's last Wednesday. A large crowd was present and all had a good time. Fink Hedger of Elkhart township made a business trip to his father's last Thursday. Miss Laura Jackson visited with Miss Nola Jackson Monday. Miss Gladys Zinn has been staying with Grandma Minton the last few weeks. Harry French sowed oats last Thursday, but we guess he had to quit on account of the rain. G. M. Garner on Amsterdam Route 3, has hay, corn, hedge telephone poles and hedge posts. These are extra good poles and posts. Walter Rice's baby died last Satur day. Charley Jackson signs for the com ing year. Cyrus Hedger has his phone in and anyone wanting to talk to him call Adrian, 11 on 6. Mr. Jenson and his daughter went to Amsterdam last Thursday. Mr. Smiser was telling us the oth er day that (his son, Tom, in Idaho has a job scaling logs. He makes 13.50 a day. Frank Nance and family went to G. L. Porter's saw mill. N. M. N. Adrian Notes. From the Journal. The Christian church people of this city, contemplate building an addition to their church property in the near future. A force of men has been engaged on the preliminary work of the new depot for the past month. They are laying the brick platform. If the weather continues favorable the work will probably soon be under full head way and the new building completed in the near future. Meetings were held at the Baptist church Monday and Tuesday nights to complete the arrangements for holding a Chautauqua in Adrian this summer. Four hundred season tick ets were sold which assured the Chau tauqua. At the meeting Tuesday night an organization was perfected by electing the following officers: J. E. Dowell, president; D. B. Reist, vice president; G. W. Ellis, secretary; E. Mulberry and Western Bates. Geo. T. Williams and son shipped a car of beef cattle of their "own feed ing to the Kansas City market the first of the week that gave them the honor of shipping the highest priced cattle ever sent from Amoret. The average weight of these cattle was 1286.82 lbs. They sold for $8.70 per hundred. The 17 steers brought $1,902.69. The Ladies Aid of Amoret spent Thursday at Mrs. J. R. Konx's and helped her sew carpet rags. The ladies took well filled baskets. Dr. J. C. Sageser kept batch Thurs day and reported that he washed the dishes the cat and dog not causing him any trouble. F. A. Oline of Amoret is planning tp build a new elevator this spring. Frank Hennon has the cellar for his new house dug. The carpenters will commence work as soon as the weather gets settled. Irene Ewbank visited Mary Knox Wednesday. The Homer township board was in session Saturday afternoon. Mrs. R. L. Nichols visited at Will Lopeman's Sunday. J. M. Smalley and family have the Haas, treasurer. A number of friends gathered at smaMpox four members of the family hPitirr nrnLrnn rinr or thus urnf-mrr the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stone Tuesday night to pay them a- tribute of respect before their departure for Butler, where Mr. Stone will assume the duties of county treasurer April 1st. After a very pleasant social ses sion the guests were introduced to a varietiy of pies, some open face, oth ers hunter's case. This was a very enjoyable feature of the evening. The Stone family is one of the best in the city and their departure is regretted by a wide circle of friends, but all unite in wishing them happiness and success in their new home. being broken out at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. John Dykman are entertaining a young German Ameri can gentleman, who came to their home Saturday morning. Mother and son are both doing well but John is not on the working list yet. Gardner Brothers are sawing wood for Col. W. J. Bard and G. B. Bohl ken. Mac Braden and Charley Roberts were out dragging the roads Tuesday morning. Mrs. Charley Robbins is on the sick list. RAMBLER. .-J BmiMinim MHllnm iiimTIiii ihihii iril'mmni The Man who wants big clothes values will find full measure here GurSpringreiothes-are truly in a class by themselves. They are exclusive in style, perfect in fit and way beyond the usual in quality. Kuppenheimer Spring Suits $15 to $25 . All wool Suits $10 to $15 We've got the goods. Come and see them In and Around Maysburg The rug tacking and quilting at Mrs. Farmers was well attended last Wednesday. There were 16 women present. They tacked 14 pounds of rags and quilted 1 quilt, besides, what a good dinner they got to eat. Mrs. Joe Jacobs had a rag tacking Friday. There was not quite as many present as there were at Mrs. Farm er's, but they tacked 25 pounds of rags and enjoyed a splendid dinner. Mrs. Sterling Harness has had some of her house papered already. It looks by that as if spring may be coming. Mr. Farmer and Dr. Miller are buy ing calves. Mrs. Miller is quite poorly. The directors of the Hackler school had the new bell put up last week. The teacher, Miss Guthrie, bought the bell with the proceeds from a box supper. Riley Gilbert has been quite sick with grippe the past week. He was having his hay bailed and worked when he was not well and got too warm and took a severe cold on his lungs, He is improving at present. The pie sunner at Freezeout did very well as it was not a very nice night. They made something over $11. Ben Harrison got the socks. Tan White bought two nice gilts from Jim Ewing last week. Mr. Warner and his gang of wood sawers donated and sawed Mrs. Dud ney's wood for her last Wednesday. Mrs. Dudney's neighbors bought a nice hog and butchered it for her a while back. If the weather permits, Rev. Shel ton will preach at Cone Creek the fourth Sunday in this month, which will be Easter Sunday. Measles and mumps are the fashion over east of this vicinity. Tan White went to Urich Friday. Jim McClenney went to Urich Sat urday and got the rest of his furni ture. They got quite a number of nice presents at the housekeepers shower which was given for them a few days ago. Some of the farmers got part of their oats sowed before the snow. Cordia Simpson expects to start to California Tuesday. Tan White went to Butler Sunday, returning Monday. Mr. Farmer and family and Sam Staton and family visited at Mr. God win's Sunday. Minnie Dudney took dinner at Mr. White's Sunday. A NEIGHBOR. Along the Miami. II. J. Martin has Thev are 11 on 14. his 'phone in. Saturday 22d Sales Day Specials Men's 50c work shirts at 2000 yards of apron check gingham 1000 yards of 10c shirting at.. 100 pairs ladies' fine shoes, $3 value anno OQOD Levy 35c 5c ....6Jc ...$1.35 THE OBCSSBrTTCR5UTMY-LCSS CLOTHIERS J. L. Fisher made a business trip to Kansas City Saturday. R. D. Bond's telephone has been in for some time. Their new number is 9 on 14. Mrs. H. J. Martin enjoyed a visit at the home of her son, Dick Martin, Sunday. Lyle Fisher has been unable to at tend school for several days on ac count of an attack of lagrippe. Miss May Martin entertained Misses Emma Howe and Ethel Fisher Sun- djy Ray Newell is visiting his sister, Mrs. Ed Culver, while he is recover ing from his late illness. Miss Ruth Smith who has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. D. Chap pell, and family for two weeks re turned to St Joseph Sunday for a visit there, after which she will re turn to her home in Stewartsville, Mo. Henry Martin will start Friday for California. .He is making this trip in hopes of benefitting his health. A little girl arrived at the home of Dirk Martin Monday night.. , MIAMI. Marriage Licenses. G W Keener... Bertha Kelley. . BS Payne Mary Chapman. S H Conner. . . . Lota Bright.... ..........Rich Hill, Rich HilL . ..Kansas City, Ma, Rich HilL Foster, ...Foster." WO Snodgrass.... Spruce, Dolores E Reese Spruce ' ' '. ' '