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BUTLER, MISSOURI. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. 1916. NUMBER-50 .- day. la and Around IZsag. Mrs. Wesley 'Dale ia'still very sick. There is not mpph change in her condition the past week. Jim White of ELDorade Springs spent Friday with his - brother, Tan White. - He is up looking af ter, his farm over on Smokey Row. - While unhitching a team last Thursday Mrs. Sam Staton was knocked down by one of the hor ses and - pretty badly bruised about the face and one shoulder. She had failed to undo all .the tugs and when sht undertook to lead the horses from the buggy it frightened them in some way Which caused them to run. , Miss Stella Ramsey visited Miss Mable Sherman last Friday night. Mrs. Sherman is a niece of Mr. Owens and is making them a visit Several expect to f ilktheir silos I ncjLl ween. 41 fi uvcau l i aiu iuu ... ii ,r jn. : t Mr. Ben Harrison expects .to re build his silo next week. It was blown down by one of the big rain 'storms we had last summer.. Rev. McCormack filled his reg ular appointment Sunday with a special sermon to the men and boys. Quite a number' of special songs suited to the ocasion were sung. Mrs. Ica Hibbs was quite poor ly a few days last week. The ladies of the Christian church cleared $32 at Mrs. Cun ningham's sale from their dinner. 1 Rev. McCormack and Mr. Ster ling Harness and family went to Mr. Sam Grosehart's after church Sunday. Mr. .Walter Staley and sisters have relatives from Illinois vis iting them. Tan White .and Sam Farmer dug their potatoes Saturday Both report a good. crop.' M. Hook came' up from Apple City -to seV aboW his farm- Fri day. Zella Dale from over near Da ton, visited home folks Thursday and attended the sale. Mr, and Mrs. Farmer took din ner at Mr. Gilbert's Sunday. .. A NEIGHBOR. On the Wing. Tinker Hedger visited McGraw up on Knabe s creek Sunday. Esq. Hedger is complaining with a very bad cold. Uncle Geo. Zinn is building a nice barn. It is shedded on the north. ' Douglass Browning and family, and Geo. "Lockridge and family spent Sunday with Ike Lockridge. W. H. Jackson has a nearly new set of double wagon harness for sale. ;.. ' Marion Hedger sold his hay press'to Fred McCall 'and Doug Browning. The road was kept hot Sunday to and from camp meeting. Cyrus Nestlerode and Grant Oldham have gone into the sheep business.. Tansy Smith commenced cut- ting corn in earnest Monday morning. The camp meeting closed Sun day night at Olive Branch. There were seveal conversions. Remember the 29th and 30th is the street fair at Amsterdam, Ma Kelly McQuire thrashed Men- Miss Clara Smith visited her grandpa, I. M: Smith, of near Spruce, Monday for a few days. Aunt Sarah Adams and Mrs Jno. Wooters are visiting . Mr. Jake Jundy this week. Mrs. Peter Denning started for Montana to visit her son, Robert, and family. " ! ' There was ' another big dinner at the tabernacle - Sunday. . Wm. Hubbard was in our midst -Saturday buying hogs and cattle. Cyras Nestlerode is -having time with sickness, v His eldest " vy was kicked in the-stomach by ) eld family mare, but is now i along fine, and we think r hreeover. The third boy has le that is juct h simply he fourth, boy and aby "ti whooping tatu -rwood was ; around iajf 7 V2 cents fr b, eoncrcie: tEojP Bark's, Vcof tke ' "jarsaele, re- turned to his home in Kansas Monday; accompanied by his wife. The porch over the Crooks school house door is a nice one. It was putcup by Geo. Jackson. Tom Sruls has just, finished his new. hQUse.' It is a dandy. The brick walls are up and ready for the roof on the Amster dam school building. Dr. Lusk had 9 phone calls last Tuesday night. M. G. Hedger , spent Saturday night and Sunday at Happy Hill ' Jno. E. Hedger has moved on the Pierce Hackett farm just west of Jim Hayes, north of Amoret. T. A. Crabtree on Butler, R. F, D. No. 2 has a Holstein cow for sale- - N. M. N. Elkhart. Well, it is not raining at this writing, and we don't need any rain just at present. . Mrs. W. A. Crumley and daugh ter visited friends in Adrian one day last week." The birthday party at Mrs Allen's, one night last week was quite a surprise on one of the boys. He didn't know anything about it until the next day when he went home. From the looks of things out in this neighborhood there is some prospect of another wedding be ing pulled off soon. Miss Myrtle Spillman has been quite sick the past week. There was two doctors to set her one night last week. She is reported better at, this writing. The high waters last week were the cause of some of the neighbors pulling out one night, last week, but everything was alright when they got back. ; v - The bridge on Knab's creek West Of Mr. Clapp is in a bad con dition. It is worn out and it is on a -mail" route. .-? y it and Goat Our SUITS and COATS are selling rapidly, our garment makers Evidently hit the mark this season. Our.Suits and Coats struck the public fancy as never be fore. Some of the nattiest garments are now on display and were never lower in price here. Bear in mind that our label in our garments is a pledge of satisfaction and style. - " . . . n . "' Wonderful Values in Smart Styles of Women's and Missos' Suits $10, $12.50, $15, $20, $25, $30 . - Ladies and Misses Coats Garments of style and comfort, in the deep rich tones of brown, green, navy and fancy . mixtures, also black, specially priced $7.50, $10, $1 5, $20, $25, $27.50 3QISD- Serges, Taffetas. Velvets, Crepe. Meteor' and Crepe de Chine ' : 05. 010, . 015, 920 Cjkl ONE L0T OF plush r"t i o c? n Special c!agflsg,.gl3.50 A ta fci ct CSSel b a creel rafcr cf ps Will and Boyd Kershner are putting in a concrete bridge on the .head waters of the Post Oak, which was very much needed. If it don't rain all weeS the street fair at Amsterdam will be pulled off this week. . Mrs. Ed. Bailey and Mrs. Allen took in the sights at Amsterdam one day last, week and got some apples. Mr. McDaniels and wife of Granville, North Dakota, are here on a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Fred Armentrottt. W. H. Keeton sohi a mare to the horse buyers at Amsterdam last Saturday. Mrs. Mary Stephens was quite sick last week. She is some better at this-writing. We haven't seen Col. Lockridge for some time. We hear he is at tending the big tent meeting at the Crooks school house. The hog cholera is around once more. Turner Henderson has a sick hog and his father has one sick hog. CoL Lockridge has lost the most of his hogs. . JOHNNY. Merwin Items. Mrs. Maud Owen and two chil dren left-Monday morning for Chanute, Kas. James Haves Jr.. of Kansas City spent Saturday and Sunday with home folks. Alamo and Isabel Aurnutte spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Joe Braden. Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Corbin of Kansas City spent Saturday night and Sunday with Joe Johnson. Mrs. Clyde Patterson and Mrs. James H. Hayes have been on the sick list. Remember the Amsterdam street "fair .Sept, 29 And, 30.. VERGINIA. Busiest Foster Newt. On last Thursday morning the Mo. Pac. Ry. agent was found dead at his station. His death was due to heart failure. He was buried at Pleasanton, Kansas. Tb funeral was conducted by the Masonic fraternity of which he was member here at Foster. Tina nf IV. ,(,... U,tc rtlt WUC UJ. UUI 1' UUJ9. VIC Gpy, was given the position as Agent at 'woriana on account oi thje agent 's death over there. Ole hi s the best wishes of his many frfends here, to success in his new p s it ion. Miss Grace Brown, the primary te n-her herev spent Sunday at her h( me at Walker, Mo. jMr. and Mrs. A. G. Metzler left Sunday, for Stdalia where they w 11 attend the State Fair. A social dance was given by Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Dunsworth atj their home east of town last Saturday night. Everybody re ported a good time. 1A good oads meeting was held m town last Ssaturday tor the purT pqse of seeing what could be done about fixing the road across the river bottom by the way of the Nyhart bridge. Mr. J. L. Bell made a business trip to the county seat last Sat urday. . J.J. Morehouse of Worland spent of last week with his son, L, J. Morehouse, of this place. Several of the boys and men have been enjoying the fruits of the forest. They have been cut tin'g bee trees, and all say , that there is plenty of honey in the trees and a few stings to keep you on your guard. -: Mrs. Neil of Kansas City, who owns the place where Henry Dun lap lives is down visiting with old friends and neighbors. "Mr. and Mrs. Lewis "Lent are prOUd parents of a new baby girl, born September 26. r IMews Department CLOTHING Joe McCall and family spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. .McCall, of this place. SLIM. Summit Happenings. Fisher Lacy went to Bates City Saturday for a visit with his par ents, returning Monday. Mr. Rankin and wife came in Saturday with their goods. We Summit neighbors give them a hearty welcome. We can't say we like, to give up our old neigh bors and wish Mr. Tyler well in his new home. Mr. Leslie Clinkenbeard, Mr, Jim Thomas, Clarence Bolin and Robt. Sturgeon motored to Kan sas City Sunday, returning Mon day. Mrs. Oscar Price and daughter, Florence, spent Thursday after noon with Mrs. Robt. Sturgeon. Mr. Wayland was called to Ar kansas City last week to be with Mrs. A ayland, who is not so well. Fisher Lacy and wife were en tertained at Dr. Norris' home Sunday. Percy Tyler and wife spent a couple of days at his father's helping to get things ready for moving. Mrs. Robt. Sturgeon and daughter, Eulalia, were visitors at T. C. Jones Sunday. Mr. Hyatt returned Monday from his western trip. Mrs. Morrison of Kansas City and Mrs. Clarence Bolin of But ler were visitors at Jim Thomas' over Sunday. SUNSHINE. Cattle For Sale. 800 head young Angus cows, bred to registered bulls and 200 head calves out of same. Delivery Oct. 25 to 30. '' MeFarland & Sons, 49-2t Kress, Texas From Mt. Oarmel News. Mr. and Mrs. Mason B. Darnes returned Tuesday night of last week from a week's visit with relatives near Harper, Kansas. Larris Wheatley delivered hosfa to Butler shippers Monday. Mrs. D. C. Wolfe of the Virgin ia neighborhood arived at Nyhart Monday from a several day's vis it with her son W. J. and wife near Blue Mound, Kas. Mrs. John Huffman has been spending a week with her sister, Mrs. Albert Silvers, at Spring field, Mo. McCann brothers purchased some calves from Joe Piggott one day last week. Mrs. Let M. Hardinger was on the sick list Sunday. The ice cream supper at Mt. Carmel was about froze out Wednesday night. Lee M. Hardinger and brother, Elmer, went to Altona and Adri an Sunday afternoon and night in the interest of the county C. E. work, of which Lee is president. Mrs. Daniels ot Nebraska, spent last. week at the home of her brother, Mr. G. W. Jarvis, and family. Mrs. Loo M. Hardinger is the owner of a new seAving machine. Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Burk and son, Glen, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Drysdale Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brayton and son, Derrell, Mrs. W. M." Hardinger and daughter, Ruth, Mr. and Mrs. Lee M. Har dinger of this neighborhood and iir. and Mrs. J. T. JVlcJSIroy ot near Butler surprised W. A. Mc- Llroy in Butler Monday, it be ing his seventy-sixth birthday. W . . Osborne of Butler visit ed over Sunday at the homes of P. H. and W. E. Osborne. Rev. Spencer preached his fare well sermon at Mt. Gamel Sunday morning. Mrs. Rosa Steele, who lives one HnH three nnnrtei- mi leu smith nf Virginia will have a sale Tues day, October 5th. J. E. Leonard cut corn for W. M. Hardinger the first of the week. UNCLE HENRY. Orchard Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Steele and family spent Sunday at the home of Mr. Lafe Cassity. Mr. J. v . Isley spent Monday with her. sister, Mrs. M. E. Stont fer. Miss Pearl Tharp visited Sun day at the home of her brotlvr, Mr Alilll.ilTl Thovr. -"- a 1 M -M. 1111 J. . Mr. and Mrs. Lee Scifers spent Sunday with Mrs. Scifers' par ents, Mr. and Mrs. 1. F.'Elliug-"-ton. Miss, Emma Wix, who is attend ing high school in Butler spent tlie week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wix. Mr. and Mrs. V. I). Ball are rejoicing over the birth of a fine . baby girl, born Wednesday. Most ot the fanners are sowing wheat in this section. Mrs. Frank Feely gave a de lightful party for the young peo ple at her home Tuesday evening. About forty of the young folks were present and a most enjoy able time was spent. Pottenbarger and Herrel, the insurance men from Butler were. out in - this neighborhood last week. Mr. Carl Welliver is in Kansas City taking a course in iiutomo- Dile repairs. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gordon spent Sunday with Mrs. Gordon's par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Connor. Master Frankie Feeley is on the sick list. Mr. Welliver and daughter, Miss Nellie, spent one day last week at the home of Mr. Clvde . Welliver. APPLE BLOSSOM. '; ' Spruce ; " Mrs. Iraads and children are visiting relatives in- Kansas Citv this week. ' Mr: annd Mrs. O. J. Radford spent a few davs in Sedalia. tak ing in the State Fair. Mrs. Nell Minan and children. of Los Angeles, Cal., are visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. O J. Radford. Messrs. Ambrose. KWn anil Sam Young snent a few davs at the State Fair. Rev. C. C. Miller will fill Rev. J. O. West's pulpit Oct. 1, at Ap-- nleton City. '