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The Butler weekly times. (Butler, Mo.) 1881-1918, May 18, 1916, Image 4

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T. Mo., m saoond-olase mall matter.
We are authorized to make tha following-
announcements, subject to tha
uemoeraue primary or Bates uountjr,
to be held Tuesday, Aufust 1. MIS.
Ceaaty Trcaswvr
Summit Township
Shawnee Township
Osage Township
East Boone Township
Jaace Coaary CaaM
North District
Mingo Township
Jaaae Ceaaty Oeart
goath District
New Home Township
Osrealt Jadce, 2Mb Jatleial Dtalatet
. Clinton, Mo.
Clinton, Mo.
Proaecatlac Attorary
Osage Township
Representative in the State
Mound Township
Osage Township
In the making of a choice of
a Governor for Missouri, and the
time is not far' off, there are many
things to be considered, but of all
the most important qualifications
are honesty, intelligence, ability,
and a technical, first hand knowl
edge of the affairs of the State.
The intelligent voter, the- citif en
with the best interests of his State
at heart will not now, of all times,
allow the issue to be clouded with
fantastic schemes and promises.
Neither is it a time for experiment
merely to gratify the ambition of
any man, no matter how success
ful or wealthy whose fitness for
gubernatorial service is an un-,
known quantity.
All the Democratic "aspirants
for governor have the first two
qualifications of honesty and in
telligence; several of them are in
disputably able gentlemen ; but,
jn the matter of the fcitiowledge of
the State '8 affairs, one man, the
present Secretary of State, stands
out as one with probably a "more
intimate knowledge of the details
of the State government and the
needs of the State, than any man
in public life.
The service he has rendered the
State is a model of honesty, effi
ciency, economy and intelligence.
He has proved his qualifications
to make good as chief executive,
lie is known all over the State,
and his fitness is unquestioned
and Missouri needs his technical
knowledge and his services. He
has not had the experience that
would recommend him as ' presi
dent of a manufacturing business,
but he is notably and indisputably
equipped by training, nature, and
inclination' to make . the kind of
public .servant Missouri needs as
governor. Voters should . and
will be reluctant to reject the em
ployment of a man whose experi
enee'and training are what the
State) needs, rather than the elevar
tion of the wealthy .and inexperi
: eneed in public service. The kind
of statecraft he possesses should
be at the service of the State.' ilf
- any man is better fitted than Cor
nelras Roach to give to Missouri
a conservative, efficient busi
ness like administration then that
maa should be chosen. The State's
'welfare should outweigh all other
J consideration, r . . ;.
Extra Values
Black Patent
Black Kid
Black and. White
For the Children .
A Splendid Line
Babies 50c to $1.00
Have you seen the
Kewpie Twins?
New Things in our
Wash Goods
Awning Striped
Long Beach Cloth
Plain Colored
.French Organdie.
Rose and Blue
Silk Striped Voile
French Linen
, Pink Blue
The Quality Store
islation, tariff hesitancy and oth
er things, lacked the 'match' to
kindle or set things off. . Big bus
iness opportunities kept accumu
lating. Along came war orders in
ate 1914 and early 1915 (follow
ing better railroad sentiment and
the federal reserve banking act),
and served as the match for the
onflagration, which' was already
waiting. And having served its
purpose, the match is practically
consumed. Today it plays . no
more part in the great materials
consuming conflagration of indus
trial prosperity in this country
than does the starting match play
ii: a huge and growing fire that
has been burning over a year.
War business? We can forget
Arrested for Bootlegging.
Sheriff Johnson Saturday ar
rested Elmer Simpson charged
with the illegal sale of intoxicat
ing liquor. There was no liquor
found on him but the officers are
convinced that they have a good
case against him. He was re
leased on a bond of $300 to appear
at the May term of -the Circuit
Court. ' 1
Marshal Bullock, Constable
Stotts and Deputy Emmett Bui
lock went out to the morning
train from Kansas City and ar
rested John Medley and a negro
named Walter Leonard who had
just come in from Kansas City
with suit cases loaded with put
bottles of whisky. Leonard
dropped his suit case and at
tempted to escape, but a shot or
two over his head caused bun to
change his inind.
They were taken before B S.
Catron, justice of the peace, who
placed their bonds at $300 to ap
pear for trial at the May term of
the Circuit Court, Leonard fur
nished bond. and. was released.
Medley' was ' unable to furnish
bond and was placed in jail Mon
day the cases against them were
dismissed and they were again ar
rested on a capias issued from the
office of Circuit Clerk llaxey and
the amount of their bonds in
creased to $500 which they were
unable to give ' and they were
both placed in jail to await trial
at the May term of the " Circuit
Court v- ": .
- The people of Butler and Bates
county have shown by their votes
that they want the ' county and
city dry and the officers are de
termined that it shall be dry and
frost this time on this will be. a
mighty unhealthy place for boot-
Fine Bleaohed Muslin
Good Apron (Blocked Gingham
Big Assortment Fast Color
Zephyr Ginghams
- 8 lo yard
12 l-2c Unbleached Crash
10c yard
16c Tissue Voiles
27-inch fast colors 10c yard
11.00 Auto Linen Extra Wide
65c Bleached Mercerized
Table Linen 50c
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A Limited Number of Table
Linen Remnants at a
Nice Saving
Standard Unbleached Muslin
6c yard
Col. Porter, Breeder of Fine Live
Col. J. Harlan Porter of West
ern Bates, was a Butler visitor
Saturday and as is his custom
called at the Times" office. He
told the editor that on Tuesday he
received an extra well bred Ches
ter White gilt from the Thos. F.
Kent herd of Walnut, Iowa. She
is sired by "Iowa Progress" a ret
served son of "Combination" the
greatest living Chester White
boar. Her dam is "Iowa Lucile"
she by "Iowa Protection." She
is bred to "White Elephant" a
son of "Sweepstake" that fam
ous 1260 pound hog that won
champion at Des Moines, Iowa, in
With the breeding behind this
gilt and the hog she is bred to
Col. Porter certainly has the foun
dation for a herd of big time Ches
ter White hogs and with- the
surplus in ilk the big Holstein
Friesian cows, which he recently
purchased in Kansas, are furnish
ing at the Rambler farm there
should be some good show pigs for
the Butler fair this year.
When Col. Porter goes in for a
thing he goes for all he is worth,
He had the finest chickens in
Western Bates, then he went over
to Kansas and bought some fine
cows, and now he has embarked in
the hog business.
This Missouri Boy a World's '
He 's just a big good-natured
Missouri country boy from Bos-
worth, but when he dons a track
suit and steps down a cinder
track he makes the whole world
take notice: "Bob" Simpson is a
world's champion track star Re
cently he equaled the world s rec
ord for the 120-yard high hurdle
race at the Penn Relay Games at
Philadelphia, -a wonderful per
formance, considering ' that the
race wm run on a grass track in
stead of a cinder one. Simpson is
a junior in the University of Mis
souri at Columbia. He is study
ing agriculture.
Sermons for Young People, i.
We desire to announce a special
series of sermons for young men
and young women to be delivered
on Sunday evenings at the Chris
tian church. The subjects and
dates follow ;
"The Crown of Courage," May
21st. -- - ,.v r,--:
"The Power of a Prince," May
Here are Savingo for You
Room Rus at Old
A CHOICE Selection. It will pay to
The Quality Store
Mrs. L. J. Clapp Dead.
Mrs.- L. J. Clapp departed this
life at the family home north of
Hume, Missouri, May 4, 1916. The
funeral service was conducted by
Rev. O. R. Sides, of the M. E.
Church, Friday, and burial was
made in the Independence ceme
tery. :. Martha Ellen Causey was born
in Clark County, Indiana, June 8,
1848. In 1865 she was united . in
marriage to Lewis J. Clapp. To
this union seven children were
born, five of whom, with the hus
band and father, survive. They
are Mrs. A. L. Thompson, Kansas
City, Mo. ; Mrs. Frank Denney,
Kansas City, Kas. ; W. M. Clapp,
Bristow, Mont. ; Mrs. Dessie Nor
bury, Hume; Mrs. J. A. Rogers,
Butler, Mo. Besides her own fam
ily she leaves, three sisters and two
brothers, a host of nieces and
nephews and friends to mourn her
Being reared in a Presbyterian
home she remained faithful to her
belief, expressing herself as will
ing and ready to die when ..the
summons should come. She was
a kind and dutiful wife, and affec
tionate and loving mother, and an
ever ready friend to all her neigh
bors in time of sickness and
trouble. Border Telephone.
Austin Postoffice Robbed
Sheriff Johnson was notified
Sunday that the night before the
postoffice and store at Austin,
Cass county,, had been . robbed,
Two safes were blown open with
nitro-glycerin and from the post
office safe $145, was secured end
about $355 from the safe in the
store. The work had the appear
ance of having been done by ex
perts and four men who had been
camping on the railroad right of
way near Archie for several days
are suspected. They were, last
seen Saturday.
; Entertained for ZSrs. Eats. :
Monday afternoon Mrs. A. : C.
Coberiy entertained the Wesley-
ian Guild of the Ohio Street M. E.
church, in honor of Mrs. C. W
Hess, who was soon to take her
departure for Kansas City where
she will make her -: future , home.
Mrs. Hess was presented with a
fine piece of cut glass in recogni
tion of her fine work in the Guild
f which she was one of the -moat
loyal members.
$2.00 Extra rise Black
Taffeta Silk $1.69
This is in great demand for Coats,
suits and skirts
Lot $155 Voile Waists
;, 75o .
$1.00 Satine Petticoats-
,;::v 69c ,
Lot' $1.00 and $1.25 Lace Curtains
Quaker Style
62 l-2o
Lot Bed Room Curtain Nets
lOo yard
44-inoh Wide Curtain Nets
19o and 25o yard
Bed Room Carpetings
29c yard
Bed Room Rugs 9x12
buy NOW
Origin of Bates County.
The Missouri State Historical
Society recently published an ar
ticle by David W. Eaton, giving
the origin of counties and places
in Missouri and how they are
named. The following extract
will be of interest to -Bates coun
ty readers:
The county was organized Jan
uary 29, ,1841 and named for
Frederick Bates, second governor
of the state, who died Aug. 4,
1825, before the expiration of his
Butler, the county seat of Bates
county, was laid out in 1854 and
named in honor of William O. But
ler, of Kentucky, an officer in the
Mexican war and candidate for
vice-president on the democratic
ticket in 1848.
Aaron was a family-name.
Adrian was named for the Ro
man Emperor, Hadrian, or
' Altona was named for a Prus
sian town hear , (all too near)
Hamburg, which was just across
tne line in Uermany.
Amsterdam, named for a city in
Fosteri a family name.
Hume was laid out in 1880 by
Noah Little.
Johnstown was surveyed; in
1854 by John Herbert and the
name tormed irom his given name.
Pleasant Gan was laid out hv
Joseph Smith and so named by
him because of its pleasant situa
tion in a gap. v ; ;
Rich Hill was so named on ac
count of the rich land surround-"
Rockville Was laid out in 1868
by William L. Hardesty and so
named because in the vicinity are
quarries of excellent white lime
stone. - .
Sprague was laid out in 1880 by
a. Diaser ana named lor Chas.
Sprague, a merchant . . ,
s 'A Ford Gets Two.
Monday evening as Claude Mc
Combs was attemntintr to crank a
refractory v Ford; at , Newlon's
Uarage the v machnie "kicked"
throwiUat him across the room and
breaking both bones in his right
' Alfred Newlon anminnnd1 ia
physician who dressed the injured
arm. iitwwa wok nun : 0 - ma
home in another ear sn mi V.
turning to tiie garage he conclud
ed to try to erank the mankiuer
when he too waa 'ldeked".bad.
ly bruisittg his arm, but fortunate-
. - ' . . at .. . . .
ry preaaTB$isV. !&j
Choice Lot
Ladies and Misses
Tailored Suits
on Sale
Choice Lot
,t Spring
, on Sale
All Sizes .
Palm Beach
on sale
Other Wash Skirts
$1.25 up
The Quality Store -
Notice of Sale Under School Fund
Notice is hereby given, that,
whereas, A. C. Tefft, did, by his
mortgage deed, dated on the 30th
day of April, 1910, and recorded
in Book 120, page 600, of the of
fice of Recorder of Deeds of
Bates County, convey to the
County of Bates the following de
scribed real estate situated, lying
and being in the said County of
Bates, in the State of Missouri, tor
wit: ; .-,
All of lots' one (1) and two
(2) m block one hundred fif
ty (150) in Rich Hill Town
Company's second addition
to the city of Rich Hill, Mis
souri. : r
And. whereas, said morteaire
was executed to secure a bond
for five hundred dollars, duly ex
ecuted by the said A. C. Tefft to
the said County of Bates for the
loan on, moneys belonging to the
school fund of said County ;
And, whereas, default has been
made in the payment of the prin-
uiai ouill T- ( ,
Now,' therefore, I, the - under
signedSheriff of said County , of
Bates, having been thereto direct
ed by an order of the County
rt..M n x ti .
vuui i vi oaiu yuuuijr ... oi oaies,
entered of record on the 3rd day
of May, 1916, will proceed to sell
the above described premises, or
such part thereof as may be nec
essary, at the East Front Door of
the Court House in the city of
Butler, in said County of Bates on
the 10th day of June, 1916, be
tween the hours of 10 o'clock in
the forenoon and 5 o'clock in the
afternoon of said day, said sale
to be at public auction to the
highest bidder for cssh.-
31-4t - , Sheriff of Bates County.
Martha' ft TavIa (La T.
Anrenbriffht: 4fl .
Shawnee $2072.50. . "
Leslie Valde to W. A. NnFtnn
200 acla Wtttinn ' H Ohmrin.
$1200X0. ;
C.-F. Chanin to J. E. nrnmsn
184 acres section 1 Hudson $1.00.
J. E. Herrman tA C V f!hsnin
et al 184 acres aeetiAn 1 fTnAann '
Bromel Cooper to W. F. Baaore
1a4s Oil C J A II a aa mi '
Hfll $1.00. -X-tf: x
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