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BUTLER. MISSOURI, THURSDAY, MARCH 20. 1913.
Prof. McCollum was a passenger
to Rich Hill Saturday evening.
Mrs. D. H. Arbogast and son Row
land were Pleasanton shoppers Fri
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
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
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,
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
0. C. Stewart and wife left on the
noon train Monday for Kansas City,
which, place they will make their
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
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-f x-Cherry Frank and. wife went to
- Kansas City Sunday to visit his sister
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'-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
Frank Miller and wife and son vis
ited her mother Friday.
N. M. the picture man stayed all
night with Frank Nance one night
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
Mr. Craven and son went to Butler
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
Mesdames Nestlerode, Pahlman;
Henry Oldham and Mr. and Mrs.
Snodgrass called on Mrs. Grant Old
Mrs. Ada Oldham made a trip to
Mis. Geo. Pahlman and daughter,
Emma, visited G. C. Pahlman of
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
Miss Laura Jackson visited with
Miss Nola Jackson Monday.
Miss Gladys Zinn has been staying
with Grandma Minton the last few
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
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.
From the Journal.
The Christian church people of this
city, contemplate building an addition
to their church property in the near
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
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
The Homer township board was in
session Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. R. L. Nichols visited at Will
J. M. Smalley and family have the
A number of friends gathered at smaMpox four members of the family
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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
Mrs. Charley Robbins is on the sick
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The Man who
wants big clothes
values will find full
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
Mr. Farmer and Dr. Miller are buy
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
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
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
Tan White went to Butler Sunday,
Mr. Farmer and family and Sam
Staton and family visited at Mr. God
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
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
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,
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-
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,
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..
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Bertha Kelley. .
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Dolores E Reese Spruce
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