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no other way to reach your
trade so cheaply and eiUcient
ly as through The News.
Mr. Mfirhnu; Tluro k
nootln-r n to reach your
trade so cheaply and etlicifiit
ly as through T1w'ojh.
ARTHUR V. DRAKE, Publisher.
JASl'KK, MO., THURSDAY, JKNE f. 118.
Vol. 15, o. 40.
Use the Best
You Will Get
Good Twine at u Cents is Cheaper Than
Inferior Twine at Any Price
Divorce Court Busy.
The News is in receipt of n copy
1 1 the Bar Docket for the June
term of the Jasper County Circuit
Court, which convened at Carth
age the first Monday in June.
Eighty divorre cases arc listed for
this term of court.
A Small Fire.
It was reported on the street
here last Thursday that Isaac Her
ring and wife, who live northwest
of Joplin, had lost their home by
fire. Bert Webb, who had insured
the house, went out to the farm
and found the damage to be slight.
Broke His Collar Bone.
A i o-year-old son of Mr. Tilly,
who lives half a mile south of Bos
ton, received a broken collar bone
last Friday. The little fellow was
attending to some horses in the
barn when one of them crowded
him against the manger. Dr,
Schooler reduced tne fracture.
Andy Will Probably Deny It.
A certain prominent Jasper mer
chant went out to Andy Gresh
am's Sunday, ate all the fried chick
en he could and then came back
and told the following story on his
"When Mr. Stark who lives
south of town put his hired hand
to planting corn recently the said
h. h. double rowed the corn, and
when Mr. Stark expressed his sur
prise at that kind of farming the
man said, 'that is the way Mr.
Andrew Gresham plants his corn,
and he is a good farmer.' Mr.
Stark discont inued his services just
Miss Knell Visits Jasper.
Miss Emma Knell, who has done
as much or more than any one else
to make the Jasper County Fair
popular in southwest Missouri, vis
ited Jasper last Thursday.
Miss Knell announces the ap
pointment of E. I. Lauderbaugh
superintendent of the horse de
partment of the Jasper County
Fair this year, n place that El will
fill to the satisfaction of the Fair
Company and the public.
"Star Brand Shoes Are Better."
Guy Webb With Champions
The Warrensburg Normal base
ball team, a picture of which ap
peared in the Kansas City Journal
of last Monday, includes Guy
Webb of Jasper. Guy is the reg
ular short stop for the team. War
rensburg Normal had three cham
pionship college teams this year, in
foot ball, basket ball and base ball.
L. V. Nunnelly is building an
inclosurc about the vacant lot east
of Conrad's and will install his mov
ing picture machine to that place
this week. Mr. Nunnelly expects
to be ready to start his show there
next Saturday night.
The colt show at the Jasper City
Fair this fall ought to be a good
one, judging by the young sped
mens seen on the streets here this
Thos. Seal Very Sick.
Thos. Seal an 1 wite went to Car
terville early last week fur a short
visit. For the p'tst 'ive or six days'
Judge Seal has beta confined to
his bed there and at the time of
our going to press his condition is
considered very serious. II i s
daughters, Mrs. Nunnelly and
Mrs. Fred Cather, who live here,
were called to Carterville Saturday,
but Mr. Seal rallied somewhat
Late news from Mr. Seal's bed
side indicate that he can last but
a little while. Ho is hourly grow
Tired of Traveling.
D. J. Mullen and wife, from Ida
ho, Arkansas and Kansas, drove
through this section a .few days
ago. That is, they drove as far as
Lawrence Trout's, four miles
north, where they stopped to camp
out. Mr. and Mrs. Mullen have
been traveling overland a great
deal the last few years for Mrs.
Mullen's health. Their outfit was
about worn out when they arrived
at Trout's and besides they were
tired of traveling and liked this
section of Missouri. They asked
Mr. Trout his price for his farm
and crops, accepted his offer and
paid the price. It is now Mr.
Trout's next move.
We give particular attention to the
Business of Farmers
A checking account with a Bank is a con
venience no farmer should bo without.
Our Savings Department is another excel
lent featuro. Our offices always at the disposal
of our customers.
We cordially invito tho farmers to make
this their banking home.
First National Bank
Eastern Colleges arc turning out
some very lughly trained young
ladies these days. One of these
"sweet girl grads" the other day
broke all former records throwing
a hammer mind you not a tack
hammer, but a big. heavy iron
sledge hammer. And this week a
dainty maid out in Vincennes
jumped 2i feet roj inches, an inch
and a half farther than any other
girl had ever -'.one, so far as records
show. What are these ladies
training for, any way? One of
these girls might be able to whip
her weight in wild cats, but the
dhances are she would not know-
how to build a strawberry short
cake or fry bacon.
Former Jasper Girl Married.
.Miss .May Watson, one time a
clerk at Webb Bros, store, was
martied Saturday at Carthage to
F. W. Williams of Hugoton, Kans.
Mr. Williams formerly lived near
Nashville, this county, and is now
a lumber merchant in the Kansas
Martin B. Roberts Here.
Mr. Roberts, an old-time Jasper
boy, is visiting his relatives and
friends here Mr. Roberts is now
a successful contracting builder at
Richmond, Cul., near San Fran
cisco. He has been in the west
about three yeras and is enjoying
his visit herr. among his old friends.
Tom Hardaway and family vis
ited friends at A'ba and Carthage
' Ice Cream.
The ladies of the Christian
church will serve ice cream and
cake Saturday evening, June 7, in
Webb Bros, building. Everybody
The following births were re
ported to The News this week:
By Dr. Knott
To Harris Coleman and wife,
eight miles northwest, a girl on
Friday, the 30th ultimo.
A Washington dispatch says the
new' buffalo nickels have been
called in and new ones will be
issued with the "five cents" show
ing more plainly. There was no
need of it, for no coin as ugly as
tt is would pass for more than
five cents anyhow. Koshkonong
Miss Mahan Dies Suddenly.
Miss I'armelia Mahan, a W. C.
T. U. woman of state and national
reputation, whose home was at
Carthage, died of heart disease
last Tuesday in. Chicago.
Miss Mahan was well known in
Jasper, having made addresses here
at different times.
Band Concert, June 7.
Winning Fight Holzman
Silver Threads Among the Gold
Around the Town Huff
The Only Tune the Band Could
Play was Aud Lang Sync Hayes
V. Matthews, Director.
Miu Ln 1 Davis.
AIkc Teii.plm has gone to Jaiol.,
Ill , where s'ie wni spend the sur
mcrwith her sister. Ed Dah
and wife sptnt Sunday in Cnitn
age. Mr ! W. Hill W returned
to St Luis utter a tw . i.i'
visit with l.a parent". Vi ., 1
Mrs Temp' n Charley LV1 .. i
wife spent hun lay 111 C.rui
ILuel an 1 Anna luted ., ..
spending a tew Jays, at Mr Lui
Harley Gurm and wife . ,,
Sunday with l!un lpa and dr m
,111a Bay m. 11 ir Wanij l.i ..1 1
witc visiud in CailhageS.it.. ,
land Sunday. Johme Clow
been spt-nd.i 1, 1 ie days v t 1
grandparents ,n Jasper, 1
, Kirk and daughter, Gertie, spu
few days with Chas. Earle .1 !
family. Gran ima M-.Chnto k 1 ,
, been sick the past week.- c
very much surprised to tin 1 i
Conrad and W C Thomas 1 l.i
in the dirt Sundiy night in. 1
rnilro.nl crossing I etw er. I .
and Carthage. Harm jn V,
and Charley I'utterson iitnti
Carlotta Pontiac at the College
of Agriculture, University of day with Uasi1 MtClint ek
.Mcunuock ana ramny 01
Carlotta I'ontiac is the name of
City and Will MiClmtoi k .ii.u 1 1
ily visited Grandma, Nel! . .
the greatest Holstein cow in Mis-, McCUntock SunUav.
souri today She is owned by the
Missouri College of Agriculture.
Last year she produced 22,000
pounds of milk which contained
827 pounds of butter. She is the
greatest cow owned by the college
since Josephine, in milk and but
ter production. She is producing
daily at the present time 90 pounds
of milk which is 10 gallons. This
remarkable cow will be one of the
chief exhibits at the great Annual
County Fair given by the students
of the College of Agriculture dur
ing commencement week.
Mrs. CiiARr.fcs Ei nv
Mrs. Brown of Lamai vi&re . -
eral days with her dai hUr .''li
Thco. Mitchell and Mr Ch..s l.u
zard. Mrs. Tom War 0 w - 1
Jasper visits S.tti da. "r-
Link Milton spent Thi m! , n., ! t
in Jasper visiting he skin.
number from uur nughl oil.oc 1
attended the -a.iul at I ynnU. ' -
Mr. Mosier, who has be -n si U r
some time, is no better anil wnl be
i taken to Joplin thisw-ck lm an
"The Clansman," Thomas Dix- 'operation.Miss Gracs Guh i.
on's great drama, has been aptly a Carthage isitr -satiird.'--
cancel tnc soutniand s own play.
Tfr it t .(n... nf Cn.illin. nAnnln i
for Southern people, and was writ- i wa.s l)r(?cnt at tl, ,ent
Most of Diamond Sui lay
enioved it j-ieatly. riuri
250 in Sunday scho wl.i '.
very good. It being oar;n
the church a great r any 1.
outside. Remember! .ecL. 'ui
ten by a Southern man. It is the
champion of the South, having
successfully and forcibly answered
"Uncle lorn s Cabin, which fa
vored the North. "The ClanS
TTinn" will ttp cprn irt Tncnpr Wrl
ncsday. June it. in a large canvas ,' service at Dianioi d iux
theater j day night. - Mr Thio. i - '
. , land family attended ehur h at
Hi Hendricks is having the ,, , c . . . ,. u .
. ", 'Bethel Sunday evening - .
ftnnr-i limicn mtilmnfr rnnmrnn ntlil I
,..... b -I'"" ,r nn nnrf hr , e of larti...f no
greeting friends here Sund iy
Will Holdeman and wife are vis
iting friends in Ohio.
fixed up generally. The partition
wall on the ground floor dividing
the Chandler store has been re
moved, and brick piers will take
the place of the wall. The piers
will be set in a solid cement foun
dation which will retnoTC all likeli
hood of danger from overweight
on the opera house floor.
The First National Bank front
was neatly painted this week in
olive green with a dark green trimming.
Paint and Jap-a-lac
For outside and interior work both
these articles are widely known on nc
count of their high quality. Paint is
like anything else in that it does not
pay to use inferior quality. Sewall's
Paint lasts longest and in tho end is
cheapest for that reason. Jap-a-lac is
easy to apply and will give the inter,
ior of your homo aud all furniture
that lino now finish that cheap mater
ial will not produce.
Drugs and Druggists Sundries
Cam Wardlow and w.fe i.d! 1
Mr. Mosier s Sunday evtn.ni,
A number of men of our ne-.h r
hood spent Tuesday night tisl in.
J. F. Gulick bought his 'augl tei
Frances a saddle pony list week.
Mr. Pope and furnily idled .t
Mrs. York's Sunday evening It
you happen to see Mrs. John Buz
zard running across ymir tarm
waving her donnet in a franti
manner, djn't be alarmed Ke-t
assured that she is only after a
swurmof bees. Shehasimet.l-d
in getting two swaru.s in l-i
and has seen several ohtheis
iChas Elting oiptured one ll.uu
day, and one lady slid Sun l..y he
had hived four !ar swarm-.
They all seem to be the 1 tali w - e
J. Bee Cline, Apiarist.
A swarm of bees left their happy
home somewhere in the ntight r
hood last week and have taken
possession of that of J B. Chne
and wife at least they settled in
the chimney of the Cline home and
and J B. don't know what to Jo
about it. Every member ot the
First Settlers' Croituet Club has
offered him more or less valuable
advice as to how to t;et rid of
them, but most of it carries with
with it a large chance for embar
rassment on the part of Mr. Cline.
However. Mr. Chne desires to turn
the bees over to some one else and
offers to give them to anyone who
will take them away.
The fine rain east and southeast
of Jasper Monday night set the
I farmers from that section all a
faifrtofo'"' ; --