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The Jasper news. [volume] (Jasper, Missouri) 1898-1924, November 28, 1901, Image 1

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nesday morning II is suffering from
the elfeots of an accidant while getting
onn train aoouplo of weeks ago II
agent several days in a hospital but had
started out on the road again when he
took a relapse and was laid up at a
town in Kensrs or the past several days
lie tlnly decided that there was no place
like home for a sick man and when ha
got able to travel be came home
A number of young men attended a
jxssnm barbecue given by Messrs Jones
and Ei ley at their camp south of town
Tuesday night Time and spaee pre
vents ns entering more fully into the
Mr Mrs Wilber Itouck visited a few
dajs last week at Mooett with Mr
George liouch and family
Brings attractiveness to listless un
eorabla girls msklng them handsome
marriageable woman Thats what
Rocky Mountain Tea will do 35c Ask
jour druggist
Now is tho timo for Pan
cakes You will find tho Wis
consin Buckwheat flour at
Thj Oil Prospect Over Three Hun
dred Feet Deep
Tho drlllmen who aro sinking a hole
in search of oil or gas on the Joseph
Uradford farm nest of this city are
making great headway Mr Jobu Fair
field of this city drove out there Mon
day and reports tho hole at that time
almost threo hundred feet deop and
the drill working in a vrry bard lime
stone They nre working both day and
night shifts and are -inking at the rato
of sixty fivoor seveuty feet very twenty-four
hours They sunk over a bun
tr -d feet the first day
The locution of the hole is a quarter
of n mile east of the Uradford cemetery
Instead of near the Cedar Ululf cemotery
us was uuuuuncod in last weeks paper
Tho company is very strict about giving
out any information ia regard to lln
drilling and all the drillings will Le
saved and kept from the public as much
ej possible
Wei Holmes Oucss on the Total
Vote o Ohio
Wesley Holmes of this city is some
what interested in the Convention Hall
Kiiesslng contest at Kansas City Tho
guessing was as to the total vole of the
-tale of Ohio at the November election
Mr Holmes guess was B273CQ and the
official count of the ballots footed up
827500 just 201 votes more than Mr
Holmes guess One man gaesod the
exact number and two came within two
of it The first prizo was 5000 but as
there -ere 131 other prizes Mr IiolmcH
is still in hopos of capturing one of
Mr Holmes also entered a contest en
gineered by an eastern newspaper as to
the total vot of Maysachu etta Ohio
and Iowa but he doesnt look or any
returns from that as he missed it ac
cording to latest figures about 75000
Bulah Ward Surprised
Mrs John Ward suprited her daugh
ter Miss Uulith in hxnor of her lGtb
birthday by inviting a number of her
young friends out to take dinner with
her lust Sunday Tho young folks con
gregated at the home o Ward
enl waited tilt Miss Wardrctutned frlm
church when they went to her home
o mpletely Surprising her All report
a splendid time Those present were
Misses Ertle Roberts Anna and Merta
Winder Fellio Laae Muttie Cor r el I
Jeonlo Teed Etnm i Ilenpricks llertba
Roberts and Lizzie Ilaylos Messrs
Mastin Busbb Hollir SpuwcTroy Mat
ters Unit Donald Charlie Laforce
Clint Teeter Claude Uoyur and licrt
In the afternoon Misses Messes Beau
lah Ward Ertie RobertsMattie Correll
Jennie Feed and Messrs Clint IVt
tir Hollio Bpeeso Mastin Busby and
Claude Borer drove over to Golden City
returning in the evening
Mr and Mrs John Fairfield very
pleasattly entertained a company of
young ladies in honor of Miss Alice
Bradford who camo up from Carthago
Saturday to visit thorn beoro going to
Colorado The evening was greatly en
joyed by all Those present were Mrs
Mont Fajrfield Mr L J PitU Mrs
II F vlltts MUuesVallie McMaban
Uertha Roberts and Ada Prick
Mrs Henderson and her Aunt Mrs
Manila Roberts from North Missouri
who has been visiting in Jasper went
down to Joplin last week to visit the
family of Of Smith
Id leave my happy and cross the deep
blue sea
Rather than ba without Charley and
my Rocky mountain Tea ajkyour
A nico lino of Outing
Flannels in handsomo colors
for fall wear at Hastings
Pllvlne euros PHm
Money refunded Ujt ever f tlU
Rev Windblgler Baptised at the
Chrlstl u Church Saturday
Night Other Church
Thsis the time of year when the
churches aro putting forth special it
fort in be Half of theunsavtd The meet
ings at the Diptist church in this oiiy
which hinu boen iu propus for the past
three weeks caine to a clutu last Friday
night Thu meetings rrsulttd in several
conversions The pastor Rev Palmer
has labored faithfully throughout tlie
m etlogs unci no doubt thu church has
reciived a spiritual uplift
A series of meetings begin nt the
Christian church in this city list Situr
day night The pastor Rev Johnson
gavu a short discourse after which Rev
Jasper Windbigler the former Metho
dist minister wuo recently joined the
Christian church was baptised by im
mersion according to thu usual custom
of that church Rev Windblgler
filled the pulpit of thu church Sunday
evening The house was filled to uvor
flowing us it was understood that he
would preach He will assist Rev
Johnson in the mootings
Ror Rurnham closeJ a successful
tbreo weeks revival mooting at Mt
Moriah last week He reports eleven
conversions and tho church sriritually
J C Miller of southwest of town
is holding a series of meeting at the
iletbel church northnent of town ilu
nill probably be aasistcd by Ruv Harney
from Barton County
The meetings which were conducted
by hlder Hnldenmn at the Dunker
church olo rd last Sundiy night The
mootings closed soooor than was exjeot
cil on account of Mr Huldeman being
called nwny The moetipgs were well
attrnd d Mr Uess Shoeiipker nas
baptised at Possum branch Sunday nf
at lREflro s
The Meeting which lire being conduo
td at the lresbytoriau church nt
Preiltin by Dr Junkins of Carthage
aid Rev Hamilton of Carl Junction has
developed Into a evnuine revival The
atteudnnco and interest increases at eich
HUcesiv meeting and the outlook is
bright indeed for tho church and coinm
unity in spiritual thlngx Many are
under conviction and on on night ten
came forward and mails known their
cesireto become christians
Sunrise Prayer Meeting and Preach
ing at Eleven Oclock
There will boa sunrise prayer meeting
at the ME Church South on Thanks
giving morning at 030 oclock at which
everybody Is Invited to uttend especial
ly the young people o all te churches
At ehtvet oclock on Thanksgiving
morning there will be thanksgiving fr
vices at tho M E Chunh South Rv
Ujrnham will prsch aid ttft Phillips
and Ialner will aslstiuths service
All aro oordially laviul to attejd
170 acres stock for sale Mlder good
fence plenty of living water six miles
wast o Jasper on Prick farm
J H Joiei
Look Out
For 30 days 1 will sell my
Entire Lino of pants at
cost J D Haimiuk
We have just rocoivod a cur load of Hard Wheat Flour Do you appreciate Nice Sweet Whito Light Broad If you do dont fail to try
a Back of tho CELEBRATED CHEF Made from Kansas Hard Wlioat
We are Going to Sell it at 200 Per Hundred Weight
And remember that every saek is GUARANTEED Dont forgctthe Brand CHEF Northo price 1 a sack Special rates onfiOOlbs
Several Tarmers Olve their Views
t the Fair rteeUng Held at
Carthage Last Sat
Th meeting wblcb was hold nt Car
thago last Saturday or the purpose of
considering tho matter of organizing a
n w air com an and giro Josper coun
ty an old fashion agricultural itir with
the emphasis on the agricultural n as
iuite woll attended by the armera and
business meu interested in the project
A number of the farmers present gave
their views in regard to th matter One
aid he thought it was to thu intorest of
cry fanner and every property owner
to push the matter to a successful com
pletion lie felt that all should pull to
rether ks it not an individual mat
ter at all No one conld bo harmed by
the rote rpr oe and m iuy coi 1 1 1 e b no
nuu He thought it would do more to
mlvertlse southwes Missouri than any
thing eUe the ieople oould do lie was
nUoof the opinion that the farmers
ought to hare acoutroling Intereat In it
Another tuner said bed talked with
V ral other f arniers and aovmed
to think it wan a speculating scheme or
the purxH of getting thu farmers to
f urniib the ctpital for a few individuals
Ik nialte money out of lie thought it
ought to be so arranged in the conatitu
tiun and by laws that a dividend of only
tn per cent could bo declarod tho root
o tLe money to be paid out lu premi
J VV Layne said an agricultural fcir
wu positive benefit toaoyouinmunity
II n suggested that a committee be solicit
fain of stock after the stock had all
been taken up then call a miefng and
orgiulze A air atiruvUles tulrat in
a better production o live stock better
ciops herald and affords on opportu
nity or farmers to study advantages in
too growth of cerealsvatock fruit etc
And it is a good thing or tho rcsidvnts
of tho neighboring cities to get together
once a year to observe thu pn
grrrs of the county Energy U the
rmtive lower of success said he
rud he though the managers of the fair
should b young men men of high
moral character so as to shut out nil
gambling devices ano make th tir a
place where every onu would fel their
children and themselves would de res
from contaminating Influences
It was decided to nppoiqt three prom
inent farmers in each township to solizit
sale of stock and go over the articles of
th filr association nlth the farmers
Came Home Sick
Ralph Fairfield came borne elck Wed
Died Very Suddenly In Far Away
The many rieds of Mrs J W Dry
den who formoly lived southwest of this
city v ill be pained to lesrn of her sudden
death which occunud nt Calnxico Cali
fornia on November ID whore ah hud
gone with her husband and two litllu
sons on n long overSaud trip for her
health Sho had been improving nnd
was feeling particularly well n few hours
before her death which camo with
scsrcoly a moments naming
As tbey were one hundred miles from
tho nejirt st points at whloh ah embalmer
ooulilbo reached il was cou idred lin
poratiru to bury hnr n hen she diisJ and
ihn nas conseiuently laid to res in the
vnlley at Catexicn lu Snn Dugo coiiuly
-being tho first white poiboa to bu
burled thuro so far ns knovtu
Mrs Drydon was formerly Miss Lncia
Cone of Preston and was comparatively
a young woman She nnd her husbaud
lived southwest of Jasper where both
ero well known and were the unws of
death will be received with gcjuine
sorrow During their long overland
journey Mr Drydeu has kept thu readers
of the News Posted as to their progress
with very interesting and entertaining
letters Mr Drydon nnd his two Iwm
will remain lit Calcxico for the present
but will probably return to their home
near Jasf er before long
Took Jllace at Lamar Tuesday Af
Mr O Thompson nnd Miss EffleWccd
drove to Lamar Tueedsy afternoon
where they were united in matrimony
by Rev Covper pastor of thu Muthodist
churb at his homo in that city
Mr Thompson is tho well known mule
bii er who has boen making his head-
qunrturs in Jnsper for omo time past
Miss Word is thu da lighter of WmWei d
proprietor of the St James hotel and is
an oxcullent young woman Tbey a ill
mako their home in Jasper for thu pres
The News loins with their many
friends with congratulations uud well
A Misleading Name
Tho Carthage Press commonts on the
Possum Creek Protective association
us follows
Tho fanaers In Sheridan township
have alio organized against promiscuous
hunting on their farms and have adopted
the usuul resolutions requiring hunters
to have permits
They named thsir organization the
Possum Crurk Association Robt
Gresham was tlectod presideut and D
Reploglu secretary It will oumplnto its
organization at a meeting tu be held next
we k
From its narao ona might infor that
the organization was for the special
protection of possums but th opposite
is said to be the cuse those dissembling
varmints being much in disfavor on
account of their tendance to commit
poultry depredations
Albert Nett the prurament farmer
living northwest of the city left Wed
nesday for Iola Kansas where h will
visit bis son John Nott for several
month He expects to visit another son
in that stato deforo be returns
There will be no school on Thursday
and Friday on account of Tbankegiving
and the teachers will attend the teachers
association meeting at Webb City Fri
day and Saturday
Homer IJayn is visiting his grant
morher Dear Baxter Springs this week
Wo havo the host under
wear on earth for 80 cts per
suit and some extra value for
U5 cents per suit
Now Sorghum Molasses at
On Account of Rumor of a Law
Which Was Said to Have
lone Into Effect Last
There was quite a stir among the mer
chants who havu kept cignretto papers
in stock last Saturday ou account of a
rumor circulating on the streets to the
jcllcct that n now law agsinst thn salu of
those articles would go iu effect on thu
21th Consequently there whs a gener
al destruction of tho pesky liitlu things
mill it is now Impossible to buy them
nny placu in town
It is not known how tho rumor started
or whether it is founded on fact The
dealers themselves do nut know any
more about It than what they have
heard on tlirt strets but they intend to
be on thu skfu Bide nnd ho dustrocd
what they hiul in stock with a feeling
ns one of them expressed it thnt if
there wasnt n law against their silo
there ought to be
As to the truth of thn rumor no are
uunblo to louu A number of persons
I are quutud ns having declared that they
uau read nltout It in thu papers At
any rain thn probabilities are thnt there
will be no muni cigarette papers sold in
JasT ns thero is not one thing that
cau ho said in nor of thn oigsrntte
However the smoking of thu cigarette
will continue as before we fuiras man
of the boys hato laid In n supply for fu
ture use
High School Notes
Thanksgiving We as a School
shnuld hit thankful fr our cemf irtable
scboolhouse which tho citizens of this
town have prepared furus for our bssocj
latei anil for tlw privilege of being able
to attoud School and thereby prej are
ourselves to fight the battles of lifu sue
ces ively
Charloy Kerne is in School again this
Tho interest in School is increasing
dally and wu ham had excellent work
this week
Th A Grade is on the homestretch
in Algebra
There will be no School inxt Friday
as the teachers wish to attend tho Tosch
Alta Catbsr has quit School because
of ill health
The A class are revolwlng Civil Gov
ernment and History of Missouri
The High School ismaking a Special
elToril to have a less number of tanlivs
Each pupil will only have to see that he
is never behiid time and we will hnvn
a clean record IUtter ba half an hour
early than one mlnuta late The tnn
most important things to guard against
in School are whispering and tardiness
Th II class is wrestling with Anual
Interest problems in partial paomrnt
as used in Vermont
Mr 8 pa lil will sat turkey in Carthage
ThanksgivinK und go from there to the
Dlstrick Instltut In Webb City
Rev Phillips visited the Orimmcr
Ddpartemxut Friday and gave a gix d
The teachers will go to the Institute
Friday morning
Mrs A F Runyon who has Ix en
visiting her son Frank for thu past three
months returned to htr homo nt Sabtila
Iowa last Mouday
Cow For Sale
A good milob row fresh for Sale In
quire of D 11 Wampler ll l
Dont forget wo are Belling
our host unhleachod C cents
domestic for 5 cts
J D Hauuuu
NO 12
In Honor Of OttU Crandalls l8th
Mrs Asa Crandalt very pleasantly en
itertaned a number of young people at
her home on Grand Avenue Isst Friday
night iu honor of her sou Ottls it being
his ISth birthday The evening was
spont in music and games oro of thn
features being tho dismtangling of n
quantity of Print rs Pi that the
cards were distributed containgfllflaren
letters which when properly arranged
spelled out th title of six books Miss
Emma Hendricks received a prise of a
ropy of Beside the Bonnie IlrlorUuh
for being th first to Properly fill out
the cards captured the Ixjoliy prize- A
boek of childrens poetry which he prizes
very highly Ice cream and cak weru
served ftd refreshments
After supper Miss llalliu Phillips on
tertained tie crowd with a couple uf
recitations which wero greatly enjoyed
Those prosont wero Messes Maude
Hershej Kathleen Mo Mahan Liztia
Hilled Lizzie Lawson Valley Mc Mahan
Elfiic Witten Hallie Phillips Jenni
Peed Mattiu Correll Kminrt Hendricks
Ruth limner and Ross Dodd Walker
and Tom Hurdaway Clint TeeUr Claud
lioyer Art Tubler Itoy Wells Frank
Farmers Southeast of Town Com
pletes an Organization
Tho fanners living southuast or th
city met at tho 8he iilin edbool hous
last Thursday night for the purosn of
organizing a protective assnaiatiou
Tho orgeuuatiou was christened The
Farmers Protective Association uf Pus
sum Creek Robert Grosham was
chosen as president and Dan Keploglc
secretary Thu organization will take
In the t rritority lying between Coon
Creek and Dry ork and join the Dryfurk
association on thu west
Auotcer meeting of thu association
was held MunJay night at which many
new members signed the roll Tho asso
ciation will follow l ins similar to thn
Dryfork association Notices havebeei
printed and distributed to the member
for the purposo of wsting them up on
their forms
Will Hove a Venison Dinner
Tho family of D 11 Wamnler of the
Sheridan neighborhood oxpects to have
on venison dinner for Thanksgiving this
year Mr Wamplers nephew of Webb
City bus just returned from a hunt iu
Hie Indian Territory Tho party killed
nine deer and he sent Mr Wampler
nurd that he had some doer meat for
him If he would send down for it
Havo a complete New stock of
Will Always Pay the
Highest Market
Price for Produce at
R L Roberts

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