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' National guard troops of Ohio, Kentucky and Vermont, now in mobilization camps, were ordered to the Mexican border Monday. TIKE (CtfDdJNTY The Danish landstliing has re jected the proposal to sell the Danish West Indies to the United States, says a Reuter dispatch from Copenhagen. Horses Mares Fifteen hundred and eight guardsmen with persons depend ent on them for support have been discharged from border. duty, it was announced at Fort Sam Hous ton. AND I3bS9t Forget KATES f V 'i TP M n Mules I will be at the following towns to buy any number of Horses, Mares and Mules. , Buy Horses and Mares from 5 to 12 years old, from 15.1 to 16 hands high, from 1,100 to 1,800 pounds. Will also buy some light Driving Horses and Mares, 5 to 12 years old, from 14.3 to 15.2 hands high, from 900 to 1,100 pounds. Will also buy Mules from 14.2 to 16 hands high. Don't fail to show me your good Draft Horses and Chunks, as I buy them as good as grow and pay the highest cash price. I will make you from $5 to$207per head on your Horses and Mules, as we hold the largest Horse and Mule contract in the United States. I buy more Horses direct from farmers than anyone in the State. Will be at Rich Hill, Sept. 7 At Baker's Barn Butler, Sept. 9 At Guyton's Barn P. J. HULEN Kansas City Stock Yards Jess Haramett, a negro, was lynched Saturday afternoon at Vivian, La. Hammett was ac cused of entering the bedroom of Mrs. "Walter George, wife of an oil driller, and attacking her. An absolute quarantine barring children under sixteen who are residents of New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania from enter ing: Virginia was declared by the state board of health as a precau tion against infantile paralysis. Infantile paralysis claimed its first victim in Riley County, Kan sas, when the death of the 11-year old son of Mr. aricl Mrs. Albert Miller of Riley, twenty" miles northwest of Manhattan, was re ported to the county health offi cer Friday. Fire of unknown origin one niprlit last week destroyed several buildings on the Oklahoma tate fair grounds at Oklahoma City, entailing a loss estimated at $50,- 000. For a time it was feared every building on the grounds would be destroyed. The German Admiralty has is sued a statement asserting the losses of the British and. French navies, in line-of-battle ships and cruisers, to Aug. 1, comprised 72 vessels, with a displacement of 496,030 tons. The German losses were 25 warships, with a total of 62,667 tons. SHORT STORIES Of Local Interest Clipped From Our Exchanges. It is almost certain that Adrian will have a cheese factory,-says the Journal. The proposition to issue bonds in the sum of .H0H) to be used on the road in Hast- Boone town hip, whirh was .voted on recent Iv. was defeated. Adrian Jour nal. The City Hoard .have purchased a new electric Klaxon Fjre Alarm, juiiidi will be placed on one of the bnsiness houses and wires run to the telephone office. Montrose Recorder. Judge Wolfe received word the! first of the week that his broth-; '1 I 1L I I! .: 1 a: I V llillie ti Kill- uievi ill Mrs. Elizabeth Crowder saw a new -world Saturday says the Adrian Journal. She went to Kansas City for the first time in forty-three years and she had not" ridden on a railroad train for fifty-five years. The last time she visited Kansas City the street cars were drawn by mules. Never before in her life had Grandma seen a street car propeled by elec trieitv. When she arrived at the great metropolis Saturday she saw a new world to her. Like John on the isle of Patmos, she "saw a new heaven and a new earth." Grandma is eighty-four years old but is active as the av erage "person of sixty years and her mind readily grasped the new conditions. Among the women to register in Chicago last week was one 113 years old. She is Mrs. Harriet King, who answered all questions as promptly as did her grand daughter, who accompanied her to the registration booth. Mrs. King came to Chicago several years ago from North Carolina, where she had been a slave. WHICH BEGINS SEPT. 5 AND CONTINUES FOUR DAYS Harness Races, Running Races and Auto mobile Races. A fine display of Live Stock and Agricul tural products. We have many interesting things with which to entertain you. School Children free September 5th. Fine music every day by the celebrated Butler Band, under the leadership of Chas. Fisk, one of the best band masters found any where. Free attractions full of comedy and fun Come and meet your friends and help boost Bates County's Biggest Institution C. H. ARGENBRIGHT, Pres. GROVER GILBERT, Sec. home in Munsey, Ind., Sunday at the age of 81 years. ." months and 5. days. Adrian Journal. Prof, and Mrs. C. Ii. Biggs, af Ut a short visit with home folks, departed for St. Louis. Monday, where be has been elected to the superintendency of the Univer sity City public schools. Hume Telephone. Dr. Thos. B. Tipton, of Hume, has received an appointment as State Deputy. Veterinarian by the -Kansas Live Stock Sanitary Com mission. This will enable him to inspect live stock in Kansas. Hume Telephone. .Wednesday night the large gasoline engine at the. ice plant and bottling works popped so loud it blew up, scattering pieces about the engine room and put ting the lid on the business for the night. Merwin Sun. Major A. V. Adams left Wednesday morning for (lie Mex ican border. Major Adams is in charge of the commisary depart ment of the Missouri National Guard and has been stationed at Nevada since the call to arms was made. Adrian Journal Talk about there.being no corn this year. Why, Gay Williamson was in town Monday morning with several ears a foot long, and Guy says he, has thirty acres of 'em. It is claimed that several fields on Sugar creek will pro-: dues over thirty bushels to the ften.-Uerwin Sun. iSpring Duck Shooting Barred in i Missouri. Xew York. Aug. 27. Spring duck killing in the States of Illi nois, Iowa, Missouri.- Nebraska, and Kansas hereafter will be pro hibited, it was announced by the Federal Advisory Comittee to the Department of Agriculture, which for some time has been holding hearings in this city. Sportsmen all over the country, it was said, hava been up in arms, because a concession was recom mended which gave the sportsmen of these states a special fall-shooting season with., an additional spring shooting season lasting from February 10 to March 10. Every other state was given, under the recommendation, a sin gle open season, with spring shooting barred. Saturday Night's Bain. A most welcome rain visited Bates county Saturday night which will be of inestimable value to the farmers of the county. Some parts of the county report as much as three inches of rain fall, -which will help the corn a considerable and put the ground in .shape for fall pfbwing. At Hume and Foster there was con siderable hail . which did some damage to the corn. The rain was accompanied by a severe thunder and electric storm, which, so far as we have been able to learn did no damage. " Parties who motored to Kansas City Sunday say that the rain did not extend north of the county line into Cast county. The Twenty-second Battalion, Sonora Infantry, was practically annihilated after it had been am busheil by Yaquis near Batamonte in the Alamos district, about ten days afro, according to reports brought to Douglas, Ariz., by ar rivals from Sahauripa, 2")0 miles south of the frontier. United States army ordnance experts are at work on designs for huge field howitzeils, as larsre or larger than the German 42-ccji-timeter suns which wrecked Bel gian and French forts early in the war. They will be atjeast lfi-hn-h caliber, with a range of twelve to fifteen miles, hurling a projectile weighing more than a ton and car rying a -huge quantity of high ex plosive. . Chicken raisingr may prove to be a very profitable business, ac cording to J. G. Dyke, of Sterling City, Cal., who has found several gold nuggets in the gizzards of chickens killed lately. One nug get worth $1.15 was obtained and later two small ones were recov ered. The chickens were raised in town. SeveraL local prospect ors are planning an. investigation and it is though.t they may find a pocket. ' --" considered insignificant and neg lected. Later it became infected and his r.rm swelled and physi cians say only a miracle will save the arm from amputation. The New York City News As sociation quotes an officer of the British merchant marine, who ar rived aboard - the White Star steamship, Baltic, as authority for the statement that the German submarine Bremen has been cap tured by the British and thirty three of her crew of thirty-five made prisoners. The Bremen, ac cording to the account, was cap tured in the straits of Dover in a steel net on August 2. Two mem bers of her crew lost their lives. . The . strong right arm that knocked out Bob Fitzsimmons and James J. Corbett . and made "Jim"-Jeffipes champion heavy weight boxer of the world, may have to be; amputated. Word: from Jeffries' ranch, where the cxehampion has been hunting, : said .he cut : his band recently while ia the woods. The cut wti ACT QUICKLY Delay Has Been Dangerous in Butler. Do the right thing at the right time. - Act quickly in time of danger. In time of kidney danger Doan's Kidney Pills are most ef fective. Plenty of Butler evidence of their worth. Mrs. II. II. AYetls. 309 E. Dakota St., Bntlr. s;iys : '"Different ones in my family have used Doan's Kidney-Pills - with excellent reH suits. For kidney trouble I don't think there is anything . their equal. I gladly endorse them as a good medicine for weakness of the kidneys and bladder and sharp twinges in the back, which accompany kidney disease." ( Statement given November 30, 1908.) On April 28, 1916, Mrs. Wells said: "I have recommended Doan's Kidney Pills to so many and have seen them receive bene fit such as I had, that my regard for them has even been in creased." Price 50e, at all dealers. Don't simply ask for s kidney remedy get "Doan'a Kidney -Pills the same that Mrs. Wells has twice publicly recommended. Foster Milburn Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y. 46-2t To the Farmers and Stockmen The business of every man, whether he be a banker or a day laborer, is to render service: and he who, by reason of special fitness and experience can render superior service, is the one who, in striving for success, usually succeeds-he wins be cause he deserves to win. Our reason for this little preamble is to call your attention to our special fitness to carry on our Medicine t0"wlt: that of tne Draclice of Veterinary We have had twelve years of successful practice Two years in the largest Veterinary hospital in Kansas City We come to you. therefore, offering you the benefits of our vr i study and practice of medicine and feel q uaHfied to sc"ent?fcallv -yrexj H. E. 1 U L K E Y Veterinary Surtfeon Butler, Mo. ; lolweTol 0,,iCC HSPU" Guyt0n'S Barn' Well Known Financier Dies on Golf Links. St. Joseph, Mo., Aug. 26. Louis C. Burnes, president of the Burnes National Bank and a widely known financier in the Middle West, died suddenly at the Country Club golf links near here at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Death is believed to have been due to heart disease. Another Ensilage Cutter Accident Last Wednesday as Elias Har per, a prominent farmer of Lone Oak township was feeding a silage cutter at the farm of Ed Eckles, a neighbor, a piece of corn stalk got jammed in the machine and in frying to remove it the first finger of his right hand was caught in the machine and the nrst joint sliced off. Kansas City, Mo.. March 22. 1915 The Old Lin Bankers Life Insurance Co., Lincoln; Nebraska' Gentlemen: Your Mr. Miller handed me to-day a paid-up policy far SI.OOO.OO. and check for $421.56. ' in full settlement of policy No. 3477. on which I paid . . the first premium March 21. 1895. This was a 20-year . return premium policy, and while at times it seemed , difficult to secure the money to pay the premiums. I , feel very glad new that the policy was taken out In "year Cssapsay. - , . The settlement made Is satisfactory In ' every f ' ': sped, v - - . . ' Tours truly. . : : V v ' ROT C SHOEMAKER. BEN B. Twenty Payment Life Policy ! Matured In the OLD LINE BANKERS LIFE INSUR ANCE COMPANY 4 of Lincoln. Nebraska S;e,v -"or C Shoemaker Residence .......:..KensaaCuy. Mo. Amount of poUcy..... -. ...... ..,..000.00 Totslpremisms.v........ S554.00 ' - ': SETTLEMENT i: ".V Cash paid Mr. rimemsfcei msijmt Mlrtto3etlsv.pecy 1 .000.00 J iYMii'fc-ioiii fit' Vi'