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vTbe writer tailed to show up last week a it rained au or taenews one We bad a Digram last Sunday mora ins and some hail and quite a wind. It ia reported that nut and the chinch bug are putting in food time on the wheat crop. r ; Mrs. John Stephen got a new oil atovalatt week She says the weath er ia getting too hot for Johnny to have to cut wood.. 0. W. Annentrout and family spent last Sunday at Aunt Mas Scott's. Ed Bailey shipped two car loads of cattle to Kansas City last Monday. They were the finest lot of cattle ever shipped from Amsterdam. Mrs. Ben Pickett of Nyhart is at her brother's, W, A. Crumley, who is: quite poorly, at present with . a . cancer. . . . . We had the pleasure of meeting: our old friend, Jake Green, of Culver in Butler last Saturday. t Mrs. Ed Bailey and Mrs. Zinn were trading in Amsterdam one day last week. . George Fulkerson is -out on his ranch at present trying to get things fixed up. , Miss Inie Bailey and Bessie Alien called at the home of Mrs. Mag Keeton one night last week. Mrs. Ward is reported on the sick list She has the typhoid fever. John Misner and. Jim Gregory and their best girls went fishing last Sun day on the river. It is reported that they didn't get a bite. John Stephens and wife spent last Sunday at Mrs. E. Kershner's. O. W. Armentrout and the writer took in the sights at the county seat last Saturday. There was a big crowd in town. , ' ' 'v. The German army is like the chinch ' bugs in Missouri You can't kill them Pff. ' ' - ,r ! - Usf Sunday Seifey JSbbRaybdlfri birthday his children got up a sur prise on him and prepared a fine din ner. There was quite a crowd pre ent but the writer failed to be one of the lucky ones. . The writer called on the editor while in town last Saturday and found him in a good humor. Spart Adams of Charlotte township was taking in the sights at the county seat last Saturday.. -. We would like to know what has become of Rambler and what has be come of our North New Home scribe, It has been some time since we have heard from them. . - ; -r We had the pleasure of meeting our friend, John Barts, from Prairie township last Saturday at the county W. H. Keeton and family spent last Sunday at W. A. Crumley's. . -We heard that John Halfert is talk ing of buying a buzz wagon when the mud drys up. . Mrs. Pearl Armentrout received a new cook stove last Saturday. She told hubby it had to come or they would have to quit eating. . . W. H. Hart and family took in the sights at Butler last Saturday. We think that he took in the " picture show.- JOHNNY. Merwin Items. We are having some real summer weather again. News in the neigbDornooa is very scarce this week. - Mr. Ray McMillan and Miss Bertha ' Hukt spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Goode. C. Goods was found dead Fit .day Burning. It was supposed he died 'wiStikaart failure. ' His many friends are la sympathy with the fam ' iSss Mary 7ard returned Sunday fromavisit witJ.-Uln Lexington, Several ad&e Izrtt ken added f$tofr ChrisSaa CJi earing me .icariat of fettr4jf& East Lone Oak. (Tod late for last week) - Ernest Cough will Just about finish planting corn today if it doesn't rain. F. L. Blankenbaker has a man working on his concrete porch. : A number of boys wenj fishing Sunday but dad more luck swimming than fishing. Practicing for Children's Day at Pe ru is coming along nicely. Don'tmiss it for their programs are always good. Rev Spencer filled his regular ap pointment Sunday 'night at Peru. You shouldn't miss his sermons be cause he always has a good gospel sermon for bis people. Lost, Strayed or Stolen, prayer meeting at Peru. It may have strayed off with people interested in Christian work. . Get busy folks. Bob Thomas brought his sister, El la out to Peru Sunday in his Ford. Henry Thompson and Nellie Thom as went home with Ghere's for dinner Sunday.. ' :- One of our neighbors is thinking pretty strongly of buying a car but he says it takes lots of nerve. ' H. H. Evilsizer has put up his first cutting of alfalfa. W. H. Gerkin is putting the roads in fine shape with the road grader. If the farmers are not afraid to donate a little extra work Lone Oak will have the best roads of any township in the county; t : Ross Williams has just had a new porch built on the front of his house. Mrs. Lizzie Gerkin spent a few days the last of the week visiting Miss Visa Gough. Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas visited Ed Cameron Monday. Mr. Thomas s going to do some carpenter, work in the neighborhood. Wheat is growing pretty well con OTPS FOR THE WEEK END WE ARE MAKING A SPECIAL SHOWING OF MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S SUITS MADEBY THE HOUSE OF These Suits are made up into models to suit men of all tastes. The Fabrics are Pure Wool Cheviots' Worsteds, (including Blue Serge) in a wide range of Grays, Tans, Plums, Purples, Browns, Blues, Tartan Glenurquhart Plaids. ? ;: SlfOW $1 to $4 . 3.Maatf5 SEffllSTr sidering the amount of bugs in it Virril Woods has a natch that ia head- ing out WTO CarroT plowed up his patch of rye and win plant it in corn. ' We are proud to say that Miss Fay Harper, one of the high school grad uates at Butler, is a Peru girl She Is one of our most popular young la dies and we are glad she has received so good an education. . PUSSYWILLOW. In and Around Maysburg : Harne Harness bought a hog from Tan White last week. There was no preaching at Cove Creek Sunday morning on account of the rain. R. K. Godwin visited Mr. Cannon Sunday afternoon. The fishing party which was to have been heldThursday was post poned on account of the" rain. Mrs. Will Hoover and son, Hugh, went to Urich Saturday. The basket ball game at Maysburg every Saturday afternoon is a pretty slim affair. Sometimes they have enough to play a game and sometimes they don't. Rev. McCormack is going to stay in the neighborhood a few days and get his class ready for the' musical that is to be given the last of June and to give a few music lessons. Tan White did some cement work last week. He made a cover over his well. . Cordia Simpson sold hogs Satur day. -The members of the Baptist church had their church shingled last week. Don't forget the Sunday School Convention at the Baptist church the first Sunday in June. Bring well filled baskets and spend the day. Mr. Farmer and family spent the day with Mr. Clarie Sunday. A NEIGHBOR. l n k E M(D)NEY M THE BIGGEST SUIT VALUE EVER OFFERED IN BUTLER GUARANTEED ALL-WOOL HAND TAILORED SUITS FOR.. Panama $5 and $6 Others $1 to 13.50 Outmra to The s Virginia-Grand View Pickups. "' We have been having some large rains the past week. The meeting of the W. C. T, U. Thursday of last week was postponed oni account of the bad weather. They wBl meet on Thursday of next week with Mrs. Geo. H. Thompson. ' Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Grimsley were visitors at the county seat Saturday. , Mrs. Meda Williamson and son, Le Roy, of Sedalia, cme Friday of last week for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Cuzick. - Mrs. Rosa Steele and son, Elvis, and George Burke were Butler visi tors Saturday. Mrs. L. L. Judy has been very sick the past week, but is some better at this writing. ? Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Night wine on Friday, May 21, a big 10-lb. boy. Fvelyn Grimslev spent Saturday with Florence Ayres. . Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Greenup were Butler visitors the fore part of the week. ' -v " , ' . The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett, which was born Thursday, May 20th, died Monday May 24. 0. . Oak Grove Items. Jim Harvey delivered some fat cattle to Appleton City Monday. Dan Bowman was called to Kansas City last week to see his brother who was seriously injured there. Mrs. Clara Batchelor and father, W. G. Compton, made a business trip to Butler .Thursday. Chas. Argenbright purchased sev eral span of mules in this neighbor hood last. week. The Oak Grove Improvement Club will meet May 29. TME IBANK $20 Oxforda $3 to $5 Outing Trousors rhole Family. s A. T. Keen and aunt, Mrs. Kather ine Young, were Butler visitors Mon day, r There will be preaching at Pleasant Home every fourth Sunday by Rev. Frey. .r-.v, . Miss Frankie Gragg is visiting,her brother in Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Quick are the proud parents of a fine baby girl. A. L. Gilmore has been , working the roads the past week. . . TANSY. Major Declines an Offer. Jefferson City, May 20. Governor Major stated today that he had de clined to sign a contract for Chautau qua lectures this summer. The con tract was sent to him some days ago with a very good offer for a series of lectures running through-the summer months. He expects to spend the summer in Missouri and at Jefferson City for the most part. Possibly, he said, he might return to visit the San Francisco Exposition late in the sea son when he will be free from of ficial duties. Wasp Sting: Proves Serious A wasp stung Mrs. Carrie Hudel- son on the left hand last week, at .first little attention was paid to the in jury but soon her hand and arm be gan to swell and became so painful that she was unable to sleep day or night for several days. The poison has been checked and Mrs. Hudelson is again in her normal condition. Adrian Journal. Some Good Yearling Calves. Joe Freraris sold sixty head' of yearling.calves to Palmer & Lawson Monday that averaged 791 pounds and netted $65. 15 per head. This is an excellent record both as to weight and price. Joe had them in prime condition and they looked worth the money. Adrian Journal. Hinhtops vD $3 to $5 White Flannel and Serge, also , Stripes in Worsteds and Flannels... $3.30 up On the Wins Will Durst and Peter Jundy, Jr., hauled corn to the Boiler jnarket Saturday. The river was out over some of the bottoms the first of the week. Charley Wolf has hay for sale. Douglass Browning and wife spent Monday in Butler shopping. Uncle Charley Wolf says he wants to sell his property in Butler as bis wife wants to move to the country and be with her children. Uncle Jim Strain wants anybody who has pasture for stock to write to him. His address is Butler, Ifoute & - Marion Hedger has native lumber for sale. Harry French sold nearly $400 worth of hogs Monday. Walter Strain has some yearling heifer calves to trade for steers. They are fine stock. Mrs. G. W. Chaney and children went up to Culver to see her daugh ter, Mrs. Jessie Knowles, who has been sick for some time. John W. Nance of Drummond, Okla., went to California 'two weeks ago. John was. born near Virginia. J. W. Porter went to Nevada a few days ago to see his daughter, who was very sick. A 12 pound boy was born to the wife of J. F. Norman a few days ago. Geo. Crooks has corn for sale. N. B. Barry has his job of carpen ter work in Butler about done and is now building a barn for Dick'Medley. Rev. L. W. Keele has theLost Corner school for this winter. We think the directors have made a good choice. , . James Strain, who has been so sick for some time, is not much improved at this writing. The daughters of Russell and Thomas Lewis-are down from near Merwin visiting their aunt, Mrs. W. S. Chandler. Mr. Craven and two sons went to the river fishintr Sundav and rennrt a light load to take home. J. W. Skaggs has built a nice hen nery and buggy shed combined. Wm. Lancaster is out on the Miami building his mother a hen house. Jackson Knowles of near Pleasant Gap, while moving and putting up a house on his farm, fell from the roof and broke his collar bone and some of his ribs. Dr. Compton told the neighbors to go and fix the house for Mr. Knowles and he would doctor him without charge as Mr. Knowles was a nice old man and a good work er. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Oldham have a Miss Myrtle McCann will teach the Olive Branch school this winter. Judge Hedger delivered hogs in Butler Monduy. Mrs. Tanzy Smith is a great deal better now. She is able to be up and around. Mrs John Hedger visited home folks Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Mentry Hughes and daughter, Lucille, visited J. R. Hughes Sunday. Mrs. Henry Oldham visited her mother one day this week. John Foster moved Mrs. Izatt to Mulberry, Kan., Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Oldham were in Amsterdam Tuesday. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett died Monday and was buried Tuesday at the Virginia grave-' yard. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the entire commun ity. H. M. Meinen, road boss No. 1, . was out Tuesday making arrange ments to put in a culvert over Huff man branch. Judge Hedger brought a load of furniture from Butler Monday. N.M.N. Attention Bates Lodge No. 254 A. F. A A. M wQl confer the M.. If. degree Satur day night, ttay 23, at 7:SX Mtttfonaiavitad. . "v 1 A. H. Culver, See?.