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The Butler weekly times. (Butler, Mo.) 1881-1918, August 13, 1914, Image 1

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Robert Grant has ch'arge of the de
pot at this place.
Johnie Allen and wife of Arkansas,
are here visiting their brother-in-law,
Jim Miller.
J. W. Darby spent a few days in
, Butler last week.
Fred Livengood and wife were Rich
Hill shoppers last week.
W. G. Huff, an old land mark of
Fosjter, has sold his city property and
moved to Joplin.
- Mrs. Susan Morris of El Dorado,
is visiting relatives in Foster and vi
cinity. Robert Eastley and wife returned
" to their home in Lexington, Mo.,
W. J. Parlier, A.' H. Lloyd, D. H.
and H. E. Arbogast were business
visitors to Butler Thursday.
T. S. McHenry came down from
the city Thursday.
Jacin Woodfin arrived from Idaho
where he had been a guest of health.
cu, VUiusuu anu uiiii vaugiiu were
Butler visitors Friday.
Dr. Liisk of Virginia, was in Foster
Saturday on a brief visit.
J. Y. Smith and wife of Chula, Mo.,
. and daughter, Mrs. C. C. Fisher of
Gart, Mo., are visiting their daughter
and sister, Mrs. 0. J. Scribner of the
country north.
John Heckadon, wife and son Frank
and wife, visited Sunday with their
uncle, D. H. Arbogast and family,
Grandma Miller and two sons, Will
and Gum of Knobnoster, were called
here Wednesday to see their son and
brother, Jim Miller, who was hurt in
Tuesday's automobile accident.
- -John Frankenfield who recently
purchased a second-hand car, was
trying it out Tuesday evening. . The
machine balked on a hill in the south
part of town,, but after considerable
coaxing it finally started. In remind
ed us of Abe Lincoln's story of an old
steamboat that run on the Illinois
River. It had a six foot boiler and an
; eight foot whistle, and every time the
whistle blew the old boat would stop.
Two Homes in Sorrow and Tears
Is the result of Tuesday's accident,
when Big Watson, Mart Biggs, Jim
Miller and Andy Eastly made a flying
trip to Rich Hill in the former's car.
On their return, when about three
miles west of Rich Hill, and running
at a high rate of speed, Mr. Watson
lost control of his machine, which
turned turtle into a ditch and, as it is
generally in such cases, the occupants
were caught beneath the wreck and
in the twinkling of an eye the soul of
Andy Eastley was plunged to death
Eastley's neck and Miller's back were
broken and Watson, the owner of the
car, and Mart Biggs were badly
fcastley leaves a wife and seven
children, all grown except one boy,
and Miller has a wife and three small
children. Miller is at the home of his
father-in-law, Alex Goodwin and is
paralyzed from his chest down, and
no hope is held for his recovery.
The families are highly respected
people and have the sympathy of the
community m tms tneir dark hour of
trouble and bereavement
Andrew Jackson Eastly was born
in Ash countv. North Carolina. June
8, 1848; died August 4, 1914, age 66
years, 1 month and 27 days.
He moved with his parents to Texas
when a child and later to Tennessee
where be grew to manhood. He was
united in marriage to Miss Armedela
E. Roberts in 1884. To this union
seven children were born, five boys
. and two girls, who with the mother
remain to mourn their loss.
The funeral was preached by Rev,
W. B. Miller at the Salem Chapel
, Thursday and the remains laid to rest
in the Salem cemetery. -A
Birthday Dinner.
1 August 9th at the city home of Mr.
. and Mrs. c. H. imel a dinner was
. given & honor of Mrs. Win." Webb of
Lamar, Mo., and her twin sister, Mr.
C R Imel of this place, it beW
their fifty-second birthday .anniver-
Tne day wu enjoyed by eating ice
vcream aa melons. . Those present
ww tsf.V. Ehdock of llama,
r-r. U D. IHr cf swJSona,
S. McHenry of Kansas City, Mrs.
Prudence Woodfin, Mrs. Belle Davis,
Mrs. Amanda Webb, Mr. and Mrs. E.
H. Lloyd, Mrs. A. H. Lloyd, Wm.
Neice and family, and Harley Imel
and family of Foster. .
All departed for their home in the
late evening wishing Mesdames Webb
and Imel many more such days.
. . DINAH.
North New Home.
Jack Skaggs and Henry Ehart were
Rich Hill visitors last Wednesday.
Mrs. Bert Galvin was a guest of
Mrs. John Ehart one day last" week.
Mrs. Lon Smith and Mrs. Fred
Medley visited at John Ehart's last
There was a large crowd attended
the show at Nyhart Tuesday. Wed
nesday and Thursday nights.
Mrs. Jack Skaggs and children
visited at Lon Smith's one day last
Homer Linendoll and wife spent
Sunday at Lewis McKibben's( near
Milt Reeves and wife, Clif. Ehart,
wite and little son spent Sunday at
the home of Fred Medley.
f-1 I n a n ..
iwrs. cnen tsracKen or Butler, was
a guest of Mrs. John Phelps from
Tuesday till Friday.
Malone's threshed for Milt Reeves
John Phelps, wife and grand
children, Thelma and John Richmond
visited at Frank Miller's Sunday.
Lon Smith and wife spent Sunday
at Bert Galvin's.
Orval Pickett and wife spent Tues
day at the home of her parents, Ho
mer Linendoll and wife. '
Brick McCoy is putting up hay.
Henry Herman hauled baled hav to
Butler Friday, i
Jack Skaggs and family visited at
Henry Ehart's Sunday. COR.
Virginia-Grand View Pick-Ups.
A good rain would be welcome in
this vicinity as the crops are begin
ning to show the drouth.
Mrs. Hill and daughter, Miss Their
ma, of Butler, who have been visit
ing Mrs. T. S. Harper and family,
returned home Thursday of last
- E. E. Eggleson purchased a four j
passenger Ford car of Norfleet &
Ream one day last week. I
Monroe Burke has been on the sick j
list. I
Mrs. John Turner is visiting with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Major of
Miss Maude Burke visited last
week with her sister, Mrs. Herbert
Steele and family of Adrian. .
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Engdhardt,
two daughters, Ida and Elsie, and
son, Willie, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Leo. Gebhart at Adrian.
Mrs. J. W. Greenup and daughter,
Margie, were Amoret visitors Mon
day. ' o.
Mr. Emry and family of Harrison i
county, Mo., are visiting his uncle, I
John Emry and family.
Mr. and Mrs". Ernest Nightwine
and Willie Simpson spent Sunday
with Miss Olive Nightwine.
How about attending the Chautau
qua at Butler this week? Something
Eastern Bates.
A. M. McCracken is suffering from
a brocken rib, the result of a barn
! striking him one day last week,
j Chas. Rich has been at the bedside
i of his father in Rockville for several
! day. Mr. Rich is very low from
' dropsy. '
I The ladies of the M. E. Church
doing every day.
Misses Carrie Harper and Thelma ! f atthe election at Spruce
Hill spent Wednesday of last weekjAug4- The net proceeds amounted
with Miss Margie Greenup. 0 -
Mr. and Mrs. S. Nightwine and ! Born to Mr, and Mrs. Homer Clark
Anu d m.. d....i. i a fine boy Sunday, Aug. 9.
Eneelhardt and children, and Mr. ! WaIter Craig's baby got the endai
Mrs. Jesse Fleming and baby spent ! one of its fibers mashed offSatur-
Sundav at the Jim Coutrhlin home of aay morning. Ur. r letcher was called
near Amsterdam.
Warren Ayres and daughter, Ola,
John Harper and daughter, Mary,
took in the sights at Mt. Zion, Hume,
New Home and Foster Monday;
Misses Ruth and Jessie Badgley of
Kansas City, are visiting with Miss
Amy Eggleson.
Mrs. Floyd Rogers, who has been
visiting her mother, Mrs. Brooks, at
Harrisonville, returned home Sun
day. Mr. Brooks and wife accom
panied her and spent the day here.
Mr. and Mrs. Isenberg drove down
from Kansas City Sunday in their car
for a few days visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Engelhardt and family.
' and dressed the injured member.
Four students of the Morrisville
College rendered an excellent pro
gram at the M. E. church at Spruce
Sunday morning. Rev. Chapman
filled his regular appointment at
The net proceeds of. the ice cream
supper, held at the Presbyterian
church at Spruce amounted to $40.
Frank Allen is building a new silo
on his farm.
Mrs. Frank Proctor is on the sick
Mrs. J. E. Kretsinger, who hss
been very sick for some time, is con
valescent at this writing.
Mrs. Minnie Butler and little daugh
ter, who have been visiting her two
sisters, "Mrs. I. E. Beard and Mrs.
George Fisher, left Tuesday for their
home itrMoundville.
George Black, A. M. McCracken
and J. H. Baker have purchased new
Ford automobiles.
Hon. Lucien Baskerville motored
to Butler Sunday.
Mrs. Mollie'Ayhart of Henry coun- j
ty, spent Saturday with her sister.
Mrs. Mark Young, and father, John
There will be a clearing of High
Point cemetery Saturday, Aug. 15
Everybody cordially invited to help,
Those who attended the Sunday
School Convention at Adrian were
Mrs. Gather, Mrs. B. Barickman,
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Young, Ed Dicki
son, Bruce Odneal, Misses Stella
Ritchey, Ollie Simpson, Ethel Mc
Cracken, Ethel Baker, Alice Tillery,
Golda Young, Everett Hill, Ray
Young and Ira Baker. .
Misses Cora and Mary Harvey
came down Saturday from Kansas
wity to visit R. B. Keeble and family.
Mrs. Flickenger has returned from
a several months' visit in Oklahoma
and Kansas City.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Trokell and
sister of Illinois, are visiting relatives
in Dade county. LIBERTY.
Coming Events.
Butler Chautauqua Aug. 10-18.
Good Roads Days Aug. 18-19.
Sheldon's Qld Settler's Picnic
August 27-29.
Vernon. County Fair Sept. 1-4. '
Adrian Street Fair Sept. 2-4.
Bates County Fair Sept. 8-11.
Hume Stock Show Sept. 17.
Pleasanton Stock Show Septem
ber 23-24.
State Fair Sept. 26 to Oct. 2.
General Election Nov. 3.
Prepare for
Pry Goods, Clothing, Shoes
New Silk Poplin, just received at... ..$1.00 yard
New Silk Crepes, just received, at .. .$1.50 to $2.50 yard
New Roman Stripe Silk, just received, at . .$1.25 to $3.50 yard
New Wool Crepes, all shades, just received... $1.00 yard
New All Wool Serges, just received... 50c yard
New Campus Serges, just received 15c to 25c yard
New Dark Colored Ginghams, just received 10c and 15c yard
- New Percale. 36 inches wide, just received 10c yard
New Phoenix Hosiery, just received t... .... ."35c to $1 .50 pair
New Trunks, just received. . ........ .c. ..'.7. V. .$3.50 to $15.00 each
New Suit Cases, just received.. ..$1.00 to $10.00 each
New R. & G. Corsets, just received. .50c to $5.00 pair
New Dress Skirts, pleated tunic effects.. . ., $5.00 to $15.00 each
New Ladies Fine Shoes, just received. .$2.00 to $4.00 pair
New Misses School-Shoes, just received .$1.00 to $2.50 pair
New Trimmings and Allovers the Latest Novelties.
Boys School Suits Selling at a Discount of 25
Mens Suits are Selling at Clearing Sale Prices
. " -. .... , o
Thompson and Crawford Fine Shoes for Fall are Just in
MEN'S STRAW HATS this season's style 92.00, $2.50. $3.00, at 98c
SamnniDoD Levy IvflFciiutfnIl Cd0
Mulberry and Western Bates.
Messrs. Fred and Will Meints left
Wednesday morning for a visit with
relatives at Sterling, Neb.
Fred Barton, the Amoret Cash
Store nian made a business trip to
St. Joseph Wednesday.
George B. Bohlken and daughter,
Sena, returned from a two . weeks'
visit with friends at Lodge Pole, Neb.,
Saturday. .
Mrs. J. Harlan Porter, son, Charles
V., and daughter, Elizabeth, returned
Saturday from a two months' visit -with
relatives at Portland and Hard
man, Oregon, also Boise, Idaho.
M. E. Purcell of Kansas City and
Mr. Gray of Omaha, Neb., were
guests at the Clyde Gray home Satur
day and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Cahman and
daughter, Minnie, of Block, Kansas,
are visiting at the R. Bohlken home.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Bohlken and
daughters, Minnie and Eanny, Mrs.
I' red Meints and children, Chris.
Ed, Anna and Margaret Meints were -visitors
at the Frank Bohlken home
Mrs. Lizzie M. Braden and son.
Mac, were county seat visitors Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hedrick and
daughter, Carrie, Mrs. Pascal were
trading in the county seat Monday.
Harlan Porter was home froni Kan
sas City Saturday and Suntlay.
The Misses Nellie Cramer and Car
rie Cheshier are guests of Miss Laura
Master James Porter was on the
sick list several days the latter' part
of the week.
Mrs. J. H. Leiner returned Tues
day from a month's visit with old
neighbors at Lodge Pole, Nebraska.
H. K. and John Dykman and their
families spent Sunday at R. Bohlken 's.
Frank Depuy left Tuesday for Clar
inda, Iowa, to visit relatives.
Along the Miami
Mr. and Mrs. K. T. McGuire of
Morgan county, Kentucky, arrived in
Butler August 5 for an extended visit
witn their two sons, Miles and Kelly
McGuire, west of Butler, and daugh
ters, Mesdames S. P. Adams and Ben
Craft south of town. They expect to
spend some time with Mrs. McGuire's
sister, Mrs. K. M. Couch.
R. A. Piggott and family returned
Sunday from Illinois where they had
been visiting.
Miss Vivian Wolf spent Sunday
with Miss Marguerite Wright.
Mrs. Wm. Newell went to Kansas
City Saturday for a visit with her
daughter, Mrs. Paul Preston, and her
sister, Mrs. Tiffany.
Wm. Jackson and family, George
Lee and family, J. L. Fisher and fam
ily and Gordon Chappell attended the
Sunday school picnic given at Chris
ty's lake Thursday evening of last
Misses Myrtle McCann and Zola
Jackson attended the County Sunday
School Convention at Adrian.
Wm. Jackson, wife and daughter.
J L Fisher,-wife and daughter,
George Lee and family. Misses Mag
gie and Myrtle McCann attended the
Mt. Pleasant township Sundav Sehool .
Convention Sunday afternoon.
Hiram and Ronald Jackson were
guests of Lyle and Walter Fisher
J. D. Chappell. and family visited -
at the home, of Mr. and Mrs. John
Shipp Sunday.
Miss Maude Burk attended the con
vention at Adrian.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Allison and
Roy Burk and family spent Sunday
with their aunt, Mrs. Frazee.
C H. McGuire Dead
Christopher H. McGuire, aged 64
years, died at the home of his brother.
Jake McGuire, near Culver Saturday,
August & Mr. McOuire had been in
failing health for several months. He
was unmarried and a native of Smtt
county, Indiana.
Funeral services were hnkl at th
residence Saturday afternoon and in
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terment made at BaBanL

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