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BUTLER, MISSOURI. THURSDAY. DECEMBER 18, 1913.
Cornland and Athol Gatherings
. , First of all, we want to wish every
one of the readers of this paper a
"Mery Christmas and a Happy and
Prosperous New Year."
- Miss Wills Floyd, of near Mete, is
the guest of Sylvia Vaughn this week.
There will be an entertainment and
Christmas tree at Cornland school
house the 24th. Everyone is cordial'
ly invited to attend.
. C. I. Burk threshed for M. S. Simp
son first of the week. -
Misses Ethel Boyer and Juanita
Rankin wer Butler visitors, Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Connors, o( near
Pleasant Gap, spent Sunday and Sun
day night at the home of Jerry Cal
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Critchf ield, of
the Tygard neighborhood visited with
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Everman last
Mrs. Shay and Mrs Simpson visited
the school one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Boyer visited
friends at Virginia Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Oibbs, of the
Duvall Ranch gave a party Saturday
night was attended by .most all our
young folks and they report a pleas
Miss Flossa Medley, of Star, visited
at her brother's, Mr. and Mrs. Ila
- Medleyrf rom ThursdarJtll Saturdayr
Mr. Callahan and daughter Agnes,
attended church at Rich Hill Sunday.
Mrs. G. S. Carnie was a business
visitor to Kansas City one day last
Miss Retta Kelley and parents are
entertaining Mrs. Geo. Albin, at their
home for a few days. She lives in
the west but is spending the winter
with friends and relatives here.
Last Thursday, while returning
home from school Marshall Callahan
" had tlrtmisfertaie tobetfwt the
right eye 1w a bowind ' iinwr at
the hands of another boy, Charley
Simpson. The wound is very serf
' ous one and will require -Very tender
nursing. Dr. Foster was called and
made daily trips untill Sunday. He
rendered all the aid he could to save
the eye as they thought the boy would
never perhaps be able to see out of
the eye. Mr. Callahan took the little
fellow to Butler Monday to a special'
ist and he thought with proper care
and treatment that he could restore
its sight. 'Marshall is getting along
as well as could be expected and we
hope will have a speedy recovery.
We hope that no one will eat too
much turkey Christmas.
Virginia and Grand
... . ...
Everybody in this community is
getting ready for Christmas.
, Ovid Barr spent last week with
Mr. and Mrs. John Phibbs, of Mul
berry visited at Sam Roberts Wed'
Mrs. C. F. Lent spent Saturday
with Mrs. Tom Dunlap of Nyhart.
Mn and Mrs. Tom Constable and
family spent Monday at the home of
T. S. Grimsley. . ,
Carrie and Ralph Harper spent Sat
urday and Sunday with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Lent visited at
Robt Orear's Sunday. 1
Miss Winnie Wheeler visitsd with
friends and relatives in Butler Thurs-
Ola Ayres spent Wednesday night
last week with her teacher. Miss Lu
elk Conrad. ''
Tom Grimsley and family visited at
Sam Roberts' Sunday,
.y Geo. Butler and family spent Sun
day at Charley Wisdom's.
' K Miss Iva Ayres spent Saturday and
i Sunday with home folks,
Fred Roberts spent the latter part
of the week with friends and relatives
-near Mnlberry;' y ;
i There was ho school at Grandview
Monday, the . teacher- being : called
on the; wing.
Judge Hedger doctored a sick cow
for Sis Browning Sunday.
. Mrs. Grant Oldham, wife and
children visited at the home of Ralph
Mrs. N. M. Nestlerode and son and
Mrs. Ledic Durst and son ate goose
at Judge Hedger's last Sunday.
Miss Irene Puffer is visiting her
graudfather, T. Balgum, and her
aunts, Mrs. Alice Harper, Mrs. Eve
Hedger, Mrs. Luke Ashbaugh from
Mrs. Perry Fritts called on Mrs.
Mrs. Cyrus Nestlerode is on the
Douglass Browning and family
visited Jule Heckadon Friday.
Ross Garren, wife and son visited
with Fred McCall Sunday.
Irwin Engles came in from Fayette,
111., Tin a short visit with relatives.
There will be a pie supper at Miami
Center Dec. 18.
John Hedger lost a young horse
Mrs. Denning was shopping in
Amoret one day last week.
ine aeoate ror t naay night is,
Resolved, that a man would go
farther for the love of woman than
v 'y CTCaother. : rt;;--y.
I3t. Alfred BJarldey, of Humbolt,
'MU tri.timday'and Tuesday,
tis.X JwJ jksen wH.Mr.;.'
Ed Wigger had a very sick, horse
Saturday and had the veterinary. It
is some better at this writing.
There will be Xmas services at
Virginia at the M. E. church Christmas
Eye and Christmas night.
Ray McCann's little boy is about the
same at this writing.
There will be a pie supper at the
Lost Corner School House, y Friday
night, December 19th. The enter
tainment will be a play, 'Tor Love
or Money.' " - -. X;
Grandma Minton is visiting
daughter in Butler this week,
Mrs. Jennie Darr is not quite
well at this writing.
The Ep worth League topic for Dee.
21 is, "How can I Make a Glad Christ
mases for Those who Made Many
Christmas Glad for Me." Miss Ida
Dollie Oldham and children visited
Mrs. Ada Oldham Tuesday.
Miss Olive Judy is preparing a pro
gram for Friday Dec. 19. All patrons
of the school are invited.
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Pleasant Valley Items.
Yes, Pleasant Valley is still on the
map, but we have been keeping mum
for you know the tax collector is
abroad in the land and we thought
he might overlook us, but alas, not
so. Mr. F. Blankenbaker is a jolly
good fellow, but that is one visit we
do not look forward to with great re
joicing, especially we Riverside farmers.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Eckles are re
joicing over the birth of a son and
heir December 12, 1913.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wix and son El
mer of Lanark, Montana, visited his
sister Mrs. D. G. Smith and family
over Sunday. They are here for the
winter after a seven years' abscence
andrehoroiighTy ehjoying their
visit among their many friends and
Mr. N. M. Nestlerode of
was in our midst Thursday and
day taking pictnres and delivering
finished ones. The post card pic
tures of the Pleasant Valley scholars
and their teacher were real good.
There will be an entertainment and
Christmas tree on Monday night De
cember22ndat the Pleasant Valley
school house. ?
granddaughter of Peru, called upon
Pleasant Valley friends Thursday af
ternoon. They expect to stay among
us until spring if Mr. Lyle's health
permits. They have many good
words for their adopted state of Colo
rado but we believe Bates county is
"Home Sweet Home" to them still.
Mr. John Cameron is moving out
from Butler to his country home re
cently purchased of Mr. Ed Powell.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Walker hope to
get settled in their new home before
Christmas. They have a commodi
ous cottage and no doubt are looking
forward to spending their first holi
day since their marriage under their
own "vine and fie tree."
Ralph Snelgrove and Fred Har-
court have begun their Christmas
shopping. They have each purchas
ed a goose and Ralph carefully carries
his to roost in a safe place each night
for fear of those hungry wolves.
The wolf chase of Monday was a
wild goose chase it seems. Remem
ber the old adage, hunters, "If at
first you don't succeed, try again."
The wolves are getting quite num
erous and bold.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Bolin spent
Saturday night and Sunday with W.
H. Smith and family in Summit.
Mrs. Harry Latham and Mrs. Will
McGuines called upon Ned . Eckles
and family Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Visa Gough is in Kansas City
taking treatment of a specialist for
throat trouble. Her relatives and
friends surprised her with a birthday
dinner just before her departure to
the city and all hope to have her with
them again for the holiday season,
much improved in health.
Prentiss Bolin delivered hogs to
the Butler market Monday. He re
ports the stock yards full of them.
Messrs. Homer Jenkins, Grover
hauling shock fodder from the Bolin
farm last week. Getting ready for
winter which will surely come soon.
Mt Zion Gleaming.
Mr. Rhodes was a Butler visitor
Wednesday of last week.
Mr. Sylvester's sale south of Wor
land was well attended last Wednes
day. Mr. Jessie Detty of Kansas City,
and Miss Maud Bowers of Worland
were married Tuesday December 8th.
Mr. Coyet Mullies and wife spent
Wednesday night and Thursday with
Mrs. Chas. Rankin.
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Brayton were
in Amoret shopping Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Myers were in
Mr. Shirley Board called on Toney
Dolbow Wednesday evening.
Mrs. W. S. Mullies called on Mrs.
G. L. Brayton Thursday.
Miss Eva Spence called on Miss
Edna Brayton Sunday.
Mr. L. S. McCall marketed turkeys
at Hume last Tuesday.
Mrs. Sarah Farrell called at the
Denny Bright home Wednesday.
Mrs. Raleigh Farrell came to see
her mother and from there went to
visit her sister in Sprague last Thursday.
Mr and-Mr M. R. Lyle and 4ittle.McCoy and Charley Walters were
There will be a Christmas tree and
program at the Mt Zion school house
Christmas eve. Every body invited.
Miss Iva Ayers and Miss Connie
Rankin called on Mr. Lawson Bray
ton Saturday morning.
Mr. T. B. Jones took a load of hogs
to Pleasanton last Wednesday.
Mr. Hedrick shipped three car loads
of cattle to Madison the past week.
There will be a pie supper at the
Worland school house December
19th. Everybody invited.
The Most Satisfactory Answer to
Of what to give them is found in this store.
Please them with a gift .of something to wear.
Twenty-five per cent Discount on all Fine Furs.
33 1-3 per cent Discount on all Ladies and Misses
Coats. One-third OH on all LADIES SUITS.
Kuppenhelmer Fine Suits tor Men $15 and up.
All Wool Overcoats Men and Young Men $7.50 up.
All Linen Table Damask 50c to $2.00
Phoenix Guaranteed Silk Hose 75c to $2.00
Boys Overcoats $2.00 to $7.50
Leather Shopping Bass 50c to $5.00
R. & G. Corsets 50c to $2.00
Doileys 25c and up
Ladies Kid Gloves $1.00 to $3.50
Mens Cashmere Hose 25c and up.
Ladies Collars 25c to $3.50
Emery Guaranteed Shirts $1.00 and up
, Childrena Overcoats $2.00 and up
Silver MeshQags $2.50 to $6.50
Umbrellas. Gold Handles $2.50 to $7.00
Childfens Fur Sets $1.50 to $5.00
Misses Golf Glomes 25c
Fancy Suspenders 25c to 75c
Ruching 25c yd. ' ' rr . ' ' -.' '
Mens Guaranteed Work Shirts 45c
Extra Heavy Black Messaline $1.00 per yd.
Mens Phoenix Guaranteed Socks 25c to 50c
Ladies Silk Scarfs 50c
Melba Face Powder 50c
Mens Mufflers 25c and up
Boys Sweaters 50c
Room Size Rugs $10.00 to $35.00
Ladies and Misses Dresses one-third off
Manicure Sets $3.50 to $6.00
Bar Pins 10c to $2.50
s Ladies and. Misses Sweaters One-third off
Lunch Cloths 50c to $4.00
. Mens and Boys Caps 50c to $1.00
Mens Flannel Shirts $1.00 to $2.00
Ladies and Childrens Handkerchiefs 5c to 75c
Sweet-Orr Corduroy Pants 50c to $3.50
Mens Initial Handkerchiefs 10c
Superior Union Suits, Mens and Boys 50c to $3.50
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Pleasant Gap Items.
George Makinson returned to his
home in Rich Hill from Idaho Mon
day. He is helping W. A. Baker
shuck corn this week.
The box supper and spelling match
at the Pleasant Gap school house Fri
day night was well attended. Miss
Heelia Deffenbaugh got the cake for
the most popular young lady. The
net proceeds were a little better than
$29. The money will go for library
books and a dictionary.
Mrs. Dan'l Stubbs and daughter.
Nellie, and son, Clee, returned home
from Kansas City Wednesday. They
have been visiting her daughter, Mrs.
C. M. McGrew.
Lena and Sallie Wix visited their
sister, Mrs. Claudie Baker, Sunday.
Jess Brooks had several loads of
hogs taken to Butler Monday.
Jim Merchant has sold his place to
John Lee and bought the Old Cox
farm. They are both making prep
arations to move by the first of March.
Lee Baugher sold his driving horse
Wednesday to Mr. Thomas.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Merchant and
little daughter, Iva Cloe, were Butler
Mr. and Mrs. John Lee and little
son, Walter, and little daughter, Liz
zie, were Butler visitors Monday.
Misses Sylvia Merchant and Myrtle
Stubbs and Mr. Lee Baugher attended
prayer meeting at Grandma Diehl's a .
week ago Sunday .y ' ;
North New Home.
Our friends and neighbors have
missed our scribbling. We are glad
they .appreciate our writing and will
Wm. Sproul and family left for
Montana the first of December for
their future home.
Mrs. Ollie Conley came down from
Kansas City last week to visit her
sister, Mrs. John Ehart and family.
E. C. Trahoun shipped a car load
of hogs from Nyhart to Kansas City
Several of the neighbors butchered
hogs last week.
There will be a pie supper at Lost
Corner school house Friday, Dec. 19.
Everybody invited to attend.
Mrs. John Phelps spent the first of
last week visiting her brother J. C.
Bracken of Butler who has been in
poor health for some time, and is
growing weaker. Smith See is stay
ing there and taking care of him.
Mrs. Lamasters moved back to her
farm from Butler one day last week.
Mrs. Brick McCoy and children
visited with Mrs. Linendoll Thursday
Will Thorp left Saturday for a few
days visit with his brother east of
Bailey and Snider the Butler tele
phone linemen worked on line 29 two
days last week. They have the line
and phones in better shape than ever
John Jones hauled hedge posts
from Mr. Linendoll's Mondav.
Mrs. Perry Osborne was shopping
in Butler last Thursday.
Lon Smith and family spent Sunday
at Jim Bradley's.
Homer Linendoll and wife visited
at Mr. Craven's Sunday.
Henry Ebart and wife, J. W. Jones
wife and son were Butler visitors
Mell Campbell visited with home-
folks Saturday night and Sunday.
Mrs. Orval Pickett visited her Dar-
ents, Homer Linendoll and wife,
John McKissick was helping Walter
Strein haul logs Monday.
Cliff Ehart, wife and son, Milt
Reeves and wife spent Sunday after
noon with Mr. and Mrs. Keeton.
Cliff Ehart and Mr. Keeton went
to Amsterdam Monday.
Mrs. Joe Mye and daughter returned
to their home in Butler after visiting
a few days with her parents, Mr. and
Mr. Sherman is bailing hay for J.
S. Pierce this week. COR.
ityr "M:; tTedaesday
We wish yon all a "merry Chrkt-
mas and a happy New Year.' y
PlIO and TODIES.
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