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Our immense Stocks of New Christmas Merchandise are com
plete in all departments.
The tide of Christmas Shopping has set in and there seems to
be a marked tendency toward EARLY SHOPPING. We want'
our out-of-town patrons to get full choice of the new things and not
wait until the assortments are picked over as they must inevitably
be if you wait too long.
From basement to roof the store is one big Christmas bazaar,
and every section teeming with the choicest of. Christmas mer
chandise. Never before have we been so splendidly prepared to supply
your every Christmas need whether for man, woman or child, in a
range of articles, brand enough to meet the requirements of every
taste and tna demand of every packe.b3.1k. Corns early and often,
roam through the store. at will, and view these mammoth assort
ments of appropriate gift artx.es and DON'T WAIT TILL THE
LAST MINUTE, bat COM: EAXLY and get FIRST CHOICE.
New Point, and Vicinity.
WIII Aelon ami wife went to St.
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Hot kin made
a trip to Mound City Monday. ,
Mrs. Fannie Kelley In having
trouble with an Inft'CU'd thumh.
Murl Jamison visited at t Ik- cen
tral a short, time Sunday morning. I
Thnm.Kcevcs.of ForestClty.eame ,
out Saturday ti visit at thu homu of
A. M. Sloan.
Mrs. S. 1. Hershncr went to Malt.
lam) Sunday to attend thu funeral of
After a few days. Shannon Han
man will lie found In thu Dreher-Dragg-Mumi
Mr. and Mrs. (.'has. Nevlns came
down from Maltland Salurdav to visit
at the home of Will Kneale and fami
ly. Chris. Jamison and family and
Murl Jamison, of Forest City, came
out to li. J. Miller's Saturday to visit
Tht! storm king made his appear
ance Monday, and Is certainly holding
a carnival. It makes It hard on the
Mrs. (irace Hoffmann and hahy
returned homo last week, and Mrs.
Maud Shew maker and hahy returned
to her homu Sunday.
('has. Fluids and family have
moved Into the dwelling occupied hy
Messrs. Killam. Chas. Is clerking in
tliu store and driving thu teams. j
Mrs. Shan Mardman returned last I
week and Shau and father returned
Sunday from Slanfonl, Mont. Thcyi
are certainly glad to gel hack to "Old I
MI..oo." This will lie a genuine J
Thankgsglvlng for thuin. They wllli
occupy their old homu place audi
will soon hu "at homu" to their many
Napier and 'Vicinity.
L. A. Hanks butchered thogs on
I.. A. I tanks Mulshed gathering
Mlsylla.ul Kdwards spent Wed
iiesday'nlght with Mrs. C. ('. Ilrown.
- C. ('. Urown, I.en Hyrd and Joe
Noland helped Ceo. Swope thresh his
' C. C. Ilrown and sons, accompan
ied by Lee Hyrd,;were In Mound City
on business Saturday,
Steel Morgan, after a few days'
visit with his parents at Napier, re
turned to ,liis work in Kansas City
Mrs. J. II. Morgan and grandson
visited J. J. Ilrown and family Tues
day afternoon, as did U.S. Drown and
Thu box supper at the Montlcello
school house Friday night was a com
plete success, something over 130 be
ing raised. Miss Hazel Edwards is to
be complimented as a good teacher.
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i Ftlix Struts. ST. JO.EPH, MO. jj
Men's and Young Men's
these Overcoats were just the ordinary
$12.50 aod $15 kind there would be no par
ticular advantage in your spending the time to
come to us for them you can get ordinary
coals anywhere. But to get Well made, well
lined, ail-Wool fabrics in diagonals and every
other design that's in Vogue, made convertible
collar style at $12.50 and $15 is not an ordi
nary overcoat proposition.
You'll find these values will compare fa
vorably with costs you've seen at $18.50 and
$20 We haven't ofjered such values in years.
The assurance that you will save several dol
lars on every garment, together with our plan
of rebating railroad faics, ought to appeal
to event man who needs to be careful of his
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St. Joseph, Mo.
Kdgar Luniley and Lester Dlack
made a trip to St. Joseph, Saturday.
.las. Smith and Clarence Lllley
made a trip to St. Joseph, last week.
Mr. Kylu and family, of near
Rlchvillu, spent Sunday at It. L,
Mrs. James Smith and son, Den
nle, visited In K I wood, Has., Friday
Win. P. Graham and wife, of
near Fillmore, visited at John Gra
Hemember the preaching services
the second Saturday night and Sun
day of December.
Jhnmle Smith spent a few days
in Kansast, last week, with relatives
in Klwood and near Troy.
-George Trauh and Boy Aehworth
say late corn Ik alright, but It Is a
mighty cold time to gather it.
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Hoy Colhour and Piestou Krutyeri
and lllauchu Jeiinhis, of this neigh-j
iMirhood, attended the party, Friday i
night at I!. T. Chllcoat's, of Noda
way. Those who spent Sunday at Clar
ence Lllloy's were: ('barley Flint and
wife, of Andrew county, Grace and
Donald Graham, of near Fillmore,
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-The Ladles' Aid Society, of the!rl:MBCo 0,h anfl 0Qth 1Q1,
Presbyterian church, gave a farewell btMBtK ",n ana IVlt.
reception to Mr.andMrs.J.S.Cuniilng. 2 ', I DAYS ONLY I '. 2
bam on Tuesday night of this week at
the church. A nice program was For which I will pay following prices
rendered, consisting of speeches and j 1,1 CASH, Craws to lie Kmpty:
music, after which dainty refresh-' nmk 7 l-2c
ments were served. Mr. and Mrs. All Young itoosters 7 l-2c
CunnliiL-liam leavejiext week. Wednes-
day, for Scotland, where they expect
to 8pend'thu-Ohrlstman holidays; af-
i.. uii'iti.ii niiffl'i;m,,n!!,'!. - 'r, - ,.' - tc,.Ui
Africa, where they do mission work. '
Judge Porter's court was
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business Monday; last weejrf 'flalsliKMowtav,
Ing sdme unfinished business, carried
over fwno f lit nreylous wfwk!; j 1; v
Hellex ('uujiltiglism as.ijtlrijlfll.stra,
tor iniuic tier nnai semcmem in the
Monlmla Cooper estate, showing a
balance of t'JIl.si), which was ordered
distributed to Wit). F. Cooper. Ilelhv
Cunningham., till.! each: to KhnaAl
kite and Leila Frakcs, Mii.w each.'
The administrator was ordered dis
charged. W. A. Drowning was appointed
guardian of the Annie II. LoiuUm c'
M.C. Ilrumh.tiigh llled his ilth set..,
tlcment, s guardian of lluel Kver-
hart, showing balance of flntd. ':!.
nora (.uoperldcr ttled demand
against the Ida Frailer estate, for the
sum of "MuM, for be, days' service for
nursing and housekeeping for thede
ceased, at W per day. Judge Porter
ordered a Jury, which was composed
of :llurry Kreek, Sid. ttussel. Chas.
HarMam, C.-li.yMiint). Chas. Knock,
Hobyrl Hatch. They gave a verdict
for the plalntlir for the sum of Iihhi.
II. ')' Alkltc epresflitetl the plalntlll
and Frank I'etiee the administrator,
15. V, innmhis. The defendant tiled
nnllcAnt appeal to the clicult eouit.
A collateral Inheritauci' ta was as.
se4sl (in the estatu of .lami's K. No
land: leal estate valued. at 4s.
, li.tm.ViMs of KWlfer Son lor il'.V
4ii: W s. Ilodgln for ttl.ju: Hr. J. L.
flit Weie tiled against the Sarah A.
The following demands were Mini
again! the Ida Fra.er estate: (!. W.
Illtt.-'xi: lr. W. C. Prniid. Mr.
.1. M McClanah.in. tIJ.
C. (i. Ilosiw Ick, In charge of the
Win. Ilsley estate, uiaile his tlnal s(.
tleiiieiit: balance, 7:(.l
P.riii'st Kiilleiibach, as executor of
the John Kalteuhach estate, made his
llual settlement, showing a balance ol
fiiini.L'o. which was nnlcied ilM rlliui
ed eiiallj to John Kinesl, Fred and
Geo. Kalteuhach: Mrs. Kiniiia lleaton
and Mis, ChiMlna llurger. each
The will of Cordelia ( i lilt- was ad
mitted to piobate November 'Jl. W.
K. Stuhlis ami C. H. Thomas wit.
tiessed the will, which was executed
hi Ilioil. She glu.s all her personal
property to her nephew, Gen. oilu.
and all real estate to him during life.
M. E. Church Notes.
Theie were three accessions to t i
chinch hy letter Sunday morning.
F.ycry teacher and oitlcer with nm;
exception were present ai .NHiiiaili
school and the attendance was safely
above the red line.
The young people's choli added very
much to the inteiest of the prayer
meet Ing Thursday night. The mid
week prayer service Is one of thcuinM
helpful of all the church services.
Come and enjoy it with us.
In hehair or the ladles, of the Kns.
woith Hospital Ladles' Aid Society,
we wish to thank those who made
c. ml rlhut Ions toi their annual ha.ar
The League service was lamely at
tended Sunday night. Mis. Minnie
Mooruled anil made the subject of Home
Missions and our duty to the ast
number of foieigners coming to this
country most luteiesiiug, hy Inciting
a most animated discussion among
the young people as to how best
Americanize them. It was the gen
eial conclusion that it was the duty
of the church toghe them the gospel
as the greatest agency In making
them desirable eltl.ens. The topic
for next Sunday night Is, Ueproduc
Ing the Mode'." Kph. I: I Mil,
LIVE : POULTRY !
Wanted a Car Load of Poultry to he
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I'OIIKST CITV, JIIHSOUIII,
THURSDW and FRIDAY. OE
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'Turkeys'1'!,' !.'!"!' !'!'.'.!!'!
Old' ItfwsTers, . . . .
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W. ill. XL 1U net hi X ,
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. .!,, A. Lease visited in Jo-tcue,
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-Philip Shull, t MoumlUty. wts.
,,lti this city, Monday, i u
-i-MIss Mttrle. Maker vKlted' ih
Mound City, Tuesday. '
- Sam ltanrlall and family, visited
'FatliCr and Mytlu'r, Hois, Sunday.
Mr. Alberts, 'who has lieeti very
low with pneumonia, Is slowly recov
- - Mrs. IrWue Mathers and children
visited relatives In the country uler
, - Henry Hlobards and Peter Gal
hralth, of Oregon, were in uurelt on
-Mrs. D.ie Wallace spent several
days with her daughter, Mrs. Fraler,
near Curon, this week.
Miss Grace Kollmer attended a
party out at the Fuller home.ln Kim
M'.v district, Filday exeiilng.
Mrs. Margaret Secnst left Satur
ilav to visit at the home of Mr. Hut
ton, In the Denton neighborhood.
lohu'.McMullen and family. Miss
Jessie lloy.l, Will Thomhlll and wife
Were the guests of relatives, near Or
Mrs. Maty Haley returned fioin
Klrksville, and will remain several
.weeks, assisting In I he business atlalrs
at the Homo, Hank.
Joe l.owry, who has beeuUite
feeble the past few Weeks, Is slowly
convalescing, and hW friends hope to
see 1 1 1 1 1 1 out again soon.
Mi. iiml Mrs, Hoy Anderson, of
Kimsey neighborhood, attended
church, here, Sunday morning, and
weie guests ol relatives the remain
der of the day.
Mis, Tim nt.maurk'c went to
Kansas City, Saturday, to visit her
husband, w ho Is In a hospital there.
Their many friends hcic hope to hear
of Ids speedy recoveiy.
J. II. Lucas, wife and daughter.
of Toukaw a, Oklahoma: David l.oucks,
wife and little Miss Alice, of Mound
City, spent Tuesday in our city, the
guests of their uncle, Henry Actou.
Mis. Combs entertained hermoth
er, Mrs. David Cooksey. of Denton
neighborhood, Sunday: also her broth
ers, Joe, Fred and their families, and
her sou, Neal, wile and daughter, of
(Jultc a number of our young peo
ple attended an oyster supper at the
lllulf City school house, Friday eve
ning, while another crowd went to
Montlcello to a Imix supper, the same
Mr. Smallwood, of St. Joseph, was
In attendance at the iiiarterly confer
ence Saturday afternoon, remaining
until Sunday evening. While here,
he, with Dr. Dlggs, were at home at
Mr. and Mrs. William Kollmer
entertained at a Sunday dinner last
Sunday. The following weie guests:
T. C. Fuller and wife. Mr. Acton.
Miss Irene Fuller, Miss Nellie Acton
and Mrs. Apgar.
Wednesday being a birthday for
Mrs. Albert Kollmer, a number ol
fi Idles sui prised her hy gathering at
her lioiue before she lei urned Irom
praver meeting, and, as usual, all re
port a good time.
i ur city was thrown Into a small
storm of excitement, Saturday alter
noon, when it was teamed that Kd.
McKiieu, a recluse, had been found
In his home In a dying condition. He
was removed to the County Farm,
where he died the following day.
Dr. C. II. Dlggs, or St. Joseph,
transacted the business meeting lor
the llrst iiiarterlv coufeieiice ol the
year at the M. L, church, Sal unlay
afternoon. Dr. Dlggs delivered thiee
excellent sermons while heie. Satur
day at II a, in. and at 7::iu n. in. and
Sunday morning at II o'clock. He
made many 1 1 lends while here.
Delivered at car at depot, Forest
City, Mo., on
Weduesday, Dec. 6,
Thursday, Dec. 7, until noon,
For which we will pay the follow
ing prices. Craws to ho empty.
Old Roosters 03c
Geese 06 l-8c
Shumate & Butler.
" (Delayed LctteY.i
i - Mrs.V(k-8.' Lease iVs'fbcen'(i1llt'e ill
for the past week.
n M,"Mltitorr made' a" trip to"1
Mound City' last we.
J. K. Slater made a trip to St.
Joe one day las iwcek.
- K. K.'llnyd and wife visited II, It.
Stuart and wlfe'Slinday.
We arc still having pretty weath
er, which e Very 'one Is enjoying.
Miss Maggie Martin visited her
brother, Wuu Martin, last week. ,
-The L. II. M S, held the social
meetlngtlasi, week. All report a good
Nellie Whipple went to spend the
winter with her sister In Iowa last
Miss Helen lllnkle has gone to
spend some time with relatives Inthu
Miss Nellie Million and escort.
vMted relatives near Forest City lat
Mrs, Geo. Dixon ha returned
home after a vMt with her mother,
Mr. and ('has. Williams went lit
litllo last week to see Mr. Nolalld.
who Is very low at this writing.
K. L. Craig writes us that he Is
much better, lie says he helluvesthu
Southern climate agrees with him.
Miss Stella Dutrlck letiirned to
Itulo, Neb,, Sunday after visiting
with relatives. We understand shu
Is teaching school at the Indian tes
ervatlon. Quite a crowd attended services
rendered by the new pastor at the
brick church last, Sunday. We were
Informed there would lie services
again next Sunday, held hy a Dev.
Quite a number of our merry
young folks loaded In a wagon and
went to the box supper last Friday
night. We are sure they enjoyed
themselves, for we rarely hear birds
singing at midnight unless we are
happy. We aie glad to see our young
folks he so sociable, but it is rather
unpleasant for the older ones to hu.
disturbed from sleep at thu hour of
Precious goods are 'always ill
parcels. Of such Is the little town of
Portfscuc. Although It l-smn.ll, It Is
a bumper, for the past three weeks
Win. Hill, the elevator manager, has
taken In at the average of M loads of
corn per day. Talk about work hu
has It to do. And line corn! Oh,
my! the Fortescue farmeis have it.
One day he look In X' loads, another
day in. Can It he heat by any other
town of its sl.e In Missouri?
M. L. P.hcrt Is In' Hiawatha,
Kali., and will spend the winter with
his sou, Sid Lewis,
No Hunting. Trapping or Tres
passing on my premises will he per
mitted. 1 1 i:n itv Wisi:.
The following names were Inad
vertently omitted last week from thu
list ofdouotsto the Mum show haaai:
Mrs. Stella Zachinau, Dovina, Texas;
Mrs. Matilda llariuon, lllawath, Kan
sas; Mis. A. It. Cohiiru, Chllllcothe,
Missouri, and Mrs. Maude llltihanl.
Not many mouths ago one of our
eltleiis was given a Jail sentence for
a minor otlense, and on promise of
good behavior was paroled. Hi- took
a notion mil to report and "skipped.''
thus v Isolating his patolc. A few
days ago Sheriff McNuliy received a
letter fioni him, staling that he
wanted to come hack, and make his
paiole good. That he would lather
"come hack loOlil Holt and serve his
time than be fiee in Nebraska."
Woaicsorry to leaiuth.it Mis.
LiuiNc ricuetihaiim, of Wathcua,
Kan., had a stioke of paialysls,
Thiiisdav morning of last week. Nov.
:';t, and Is now in a seilous condition,
not much hopes being elitellalued for
her lecoveiy. This will he sad news
to hoi many fiiemN in Oiegon and
vicinity. She Is the wife of Dev. F.
. Fiegeiibaum, formerly pastor of
the German M. P.. chinch, of this
city. She Is ueaily Su years of age.
Mis, Nella Johnston, who has
been In the hospital at St. Joseph,
under treatment, was opera :cd upon
Monday of last week by Dr. Daniel
Moiion. who removed a hVlh tumor.
She is resting as comfortably as con Id
possibly be expected under the Irving
clicumstances, and unless unforseen
complications arise, we may look for
her back home hi the course of a cou
ple of weeks. Her many friends hope
so, at least.
We are Indeed sorry to learn that
T. P. Fltzmaurlee has been compelled
to go to a Kansas City hospital whoro
he will remain a matter or threo
weeks or more, very probably having
to undergo an operation. We trust
hu may rt turn homu Indue time com
pletely restored to health. In tliu
meantime, thu work of overseeing his
large farm falls upon his wife, who
last week personally superintended
tho Milpplng of .'1,000 bushels of
wheat and thu haulliig of 4,(H)0 hush-.
els of corn.
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