SHOP AT BLOCK'S YOU'LL FEEL AT HOME.
ST. JOSEPH, MO., 6th AND FELIX STS.
Members of Retail Merchants' Association. Railroad Fares Rebated.
Friday and Saturday will be Booster
Days. It will mark the opening of
the Base Ball Season in, St. Joseph.
There will be Parades, Band Contests and
other attractive and entertaining features.
Block's have prepared a list of sales this week for
Women, Misses and Girls, Men and Boys, that
will prove most inviting to the people of
this city and surrounding country.
It will afford a meat excellent opportunity
for testing the full merits of this store
as a shopping center.
You will realize what a superior selection we offer,
how far we undersell any other large storein Mis
souri, how homelike and comfortable you will feel
whileshopping here, through the surroundings and
the friendly and courteous service that you will
If you have been shopping elsewhere and shop
here once, you will shop here ever afterwards.
Women and Misses' Store Offers This Week.
for now arrivals in Spring Coats, actual $15.01) and $18.00 values,
representing tint seasons' end stock that wo bought at a great
uudorpricc from one of Now York's most promiucutcoat makers.
Tlie materials art; Kmerald Green and Bright Red French
Coatings, striped mannish effects, large Shopard checks, gray
striped worsteds, hair lino striped silks, and many fine all wool
materials. nixes tor Women, Misses and Juniors.
salt! of remarkable high grade Spring Suits for Women and
Misses Mannish shop tailored garment of the popular newest
colors and assortments, including a broad range in the much
wanted Poplins. Itcdford Cords. Sponges, Serges and Worsteds,
in the new blues, tans, Shepard checks, black and white stripes
and staph; colors. In the new nalkan Mouse olleots. cut-away
shirred back, and numerous other models.
SALIC OK IMC.MAItKAKUC KINK QUALITIES IN WOMKN'S
AN'I MISSKS' DUICSSICS. made from an unusual (imlity of silk.
This special olfer of new spring afternoon ami street dresses,
includes live remarkable styles of Foulards and Messaliues.
Copies of the much higher priced fabrics.
This is one of the most attract! veolfors of all our season's sales.
Sale of Little Girls' Tub Dresses
At 79c, 95c, $1.25, $1.50 and up to- $4.75.
They are made just as mothers would like to have them, and possess more
style and betterness than the usual store dresses. Made of Plaid and Check
Ginghams, Percales, Natural Linens, Heps, Kpouge and Lingeries, in Balkan
Blouse Russian effects, and plain tailored styles, with either gored or plaited
Attractive Sale of Men's and Young Men's Norfolk
College Models and Business Sack Suits, At
$10.00, $12.50, $15.00, $20.00.
Kvery man, young man and youth within a reasonable distance of this
Men's store, should join this opening Spring Sale of Suits at these popular prices.
At any of these prices you can have a selection of Blue Surges, Club
Checks, neat Grays, rich shades in Tans and Browns, Black and White Effects,
lively tonus in new Blues, Pencil Stripes, Black and White Silk mixtures. Also
special sizes for stout men, tall men, short men, and extra large men.
A Most Attractive Offer in Boy's Norfolk Suits,
With Two Pair of Pants,
$2.95, $3.90 and $5.00, Ages 8 to 17.
The season's newest colorings are represented in these three grade ranges
offered here. The L.'J5 and 8 ..)) suits include fabrics carefully selected for
wear and durability, lasting colors, and best adapted for boy's and children's
The $5.00 Suits are made from Men's wear fabrics, and represent the new
est weaves and colors of the season. Cassimeres, Scotches, Tweeds, in Tans,
Browns, Solid Grays, and Bluish Effects.
T. K. Tearo was In St. Joseph,
Mm. It. W. Hawks spent. Tuesday
In St. Joseph.
-Hay Hfner, and lloli King went
luck to Fortescue to work, Monday.
IM MuKarland and Will King
are visiting In Kansas City, this
Mrs. Oscar Moore has returned
I from a visit with relatives In Mound
Mr. Halter Sparks, of St. Joseph,
vWtedat the home of C. I'. Devault,
-Mrs. Nate llaker lias been unite
sick, the past week, hut Is now slowly
Mrs. Carrie Long, of Hamburg,
Iowa, Is the guest of relatives here,
tills week. .
-Neal Combs- and family, of Ore
gon, visited hi mother. Mrs. Ilesslo
(Julio a number of young people
from the country attended church
here, Sunday evening.
John Gould and wife, of the Lin
coin neighborhood, visited relatives
here, one day, last week.
.Mrs. MeGulreand Nate llaker are
entertaining their father, Mr. llaker,
of Nodaway county, at present.
-William Waddle, who has been
lsltlng his brother In tnlsclty, has
returned to his home In Littleton,
Mrs. Llge Hopper and daughter,
Miss IMna, also Miss lleltlu Heeler,
were shopping In St. Joseph, Satnr
day of last week.
- Uncle Simp Notand, who has been
very sick, is slow ly convalescing. Ills
many friends hope to see him In hit
usual health soon.
Dr. Kdward Thompson, of St
l.ouls, spoke to an attentive audience
at the M. K. church, Monday evening,
on "The Observation of Sunday."
- Karncsl l.uusford and family, of
Mallland, were guests of relatives
here, several days, last week, called
by the sudden death of Mrs. John
Mr. Truman I'arrlshaud Miss Ida
Kline, of Falls City, Neb., were mar
ried April .", llil.'l, at the M. 1 1, par
sonaeo.by Hev. C. C. Miller. Mr.
1'arrMi Is a brother of Mrs. I.. I
-The protracted meeting, which
has been continued the past two
weeks at the Haptlsl church, closed
Sunday evening, and we are Informed
l!ev. Stllllon has accepted work. else
where, lie has many friends here
who regret his leaving, but the good
wishes of all go with him.
-This is the last week of school.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday even
ings will be devoted to the programs.
There will he nine graduates on Fri
day evening, Max J. llucher, llcrulcu
E. Hullock, Catherine it. Dawson,
Arlie II. Ilawley, Opal (i. Haw Icy.
Sam II. Ilulatt, Hoy ('. Mills, Ella L.
I.. Waddle, Maude M. Stallard.
Napier and Vicinity.
(Delayed correspondence, April 11.)
An awful rain vIsltedthlHvicinltYi
lames llyrd visited with his sister,
Miss Kthel, Sflnday.
Mrs. Louie Fields visited her
mother at Fortescue, Wednesday.
F.d Scott, agent at Napier, pur
chased a cow, one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Case visited
her parents, Jack Ogden and family,
Will Nclghcrhouso and mother
spent Sunday with O. O. Brown and
Miss Kthel llyrd and Mrs. C. C.
Hrown visited at the Jack Ogden
Jack Ogden received tliosadncws,
Sunday, of the death of his brother,
John, at Fortescue.
Mrs. George Swopoand Mrs. Klmer
Swopo and daughter visited Mrs. Jack
Ogden, one day last week.
Mrs. Jack Ogden, who has been
sick for some time, Is reported better,
but Is still confined to her bed
Lee llyrd returned homo Sunday,
after a few days' visit with his uncle,
Frank Miller and family, near Forest
John Hook came Sunday to visit
his daughters, Nell Hook and Mrs,
Ezra Martin, and to look for a location
FOREST CITY OPERA HOUSE,
Friday Night, April 25.
SEAT SALE AT ALKIRE & ALKIRE,
Price, 50 Cents.
Henry Ford has built more
automobiles than any man
who ever lived. He knows
how. That's the reason he
can build "The Universal
Car" at a wonderfully low
price. Better get yours
now-ii' you want a Ford
Our great factory has produced nearly a
iuarter of a million Model T's. 1'rlces:
Runabout, f.VJ.'i; Touring Car, ;oo; Town
Car, MK)-f. o. h. Del roll with all eiilp
inent. For particular gut "Ford Times"
an Interesting automobile magazine. It's
free from Keeves Cook Auto Co.. Oregon,
bottom is the saint1
ter used on tuts nrii
s behiK used by the U. S. ioviriimeutaud Private Projects
with such wonderful results- at Carlsbad and lloswell, N.
This is the laud that produces the famous IVa Crecii al
alia that, tops the markets of the world.
This is tin1 hind that holds intact nature's riches, never
laving wasted by erosion. This is the irrigated laud that is
selling at an extremely reasonable price for a short time.
Call at my oflice for Descriptive Literature and Terms.
R. C. BENTON, Oregon, Mo.
Real Estate Mimeograph.
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Abstracter tad Ntiitor ot Loaat,
Transfers tor week ending April
Battle P Thomas to John II
Gentry, 2 tracts sw 21, (II, 38..2,000
Clara Wlcklser toChas A Dough.
ty, lot 20, block 14, Craig 1,(100
ltobtS Dowel) to .Ino Wehrll,
w2sw.1l,ti:i, .IS 8,4(N)
.Ino It Carter to Ilallle I'Thom-
as, tract In tie (l, (II, 38 2,400
Wm II Noland and wife to Geo
Watson, their Interest In two
tracts In ne 29, UO, 38 58.1.78
T O Ward to .1 T Carlton, lots 4
and 6, block 1, T B Ward Add
T B Ward to Claud Yandall,
lot . block 1. T B Ward's
Add Craig 200
Guv Strlckler to Mary J Moser,
n2 nw nw 31, 02, 38. 0,000
.1 E Chunlng to Felix Gambrel,
a2 s2 of sec 11 7,000
Mary uonan, et ai to uoy w
Wehrll. lots 2. 3. 4. 0. block 8,
Mound City Ex Co Add 2,000
Ida D razer oy Aamr to ueorge
Watson, her interest in Dart
ne 29, 60, 38 3,018
David Ogden to Wm Ogden, s2
frl sw 12; w2frl 13,60, 40. 1
Anyone who hasn't contracted a
good case of spring fever this week Is
not in the fashionable set sure. Derr
Uussel and Watson have It bad
neither able for duty In the garden
but will be O. K. for the garden truck
by and by.
Ezra Folton.who makes his home
with Earl Uenton, live miles south of
town, came up Tuesday evening and
staid over nlgnt, and nest day plowed
Mrs. It. O. Benton's garden and truck
patches for her. Mrs. Benton said
that formerly "R. C." would do such
little Jobs like that, but some way she
catft get hiss "nitchad up" aay asort.
I have a proposition and Literature you should read con
:crniug irrigated land in the Pecos Valley. Texas. Thewa-
i Pecos Riven which
New Point and Vicinity.
There Is a great deal of sickness
here now, but nothing serious.
-Mrs. Kate Kearney went to St.
loseph, Friday, to visit, her daughter,
Hazel, and other relatives.
Mrs. Kayhlll went to Oregon,
Monday, to help her daughter, Stella
Kneale, while Tom Is sick.
-Mrs. Orcn, Minnie Kramer and
F.lsa Hardman attended the funeral
of Mother llornecker, Monday. I
-Thos, Cain iceelved the message
Thursday evening, that his nephew,
Ed. Cain, of St. Joseph, was killed by
.lames and Thomas Cain went to
St. .loseph, Friday morning, to at
tend the funeral of their nephew,
Mrs. Illoomer received word
Thursday, of the death of her father,
Mr. Sloan. Ills body was brought
back from Exeland, Wis,, to Forest
City, Mo., to bo burled.
Many of the old residents will re
member John Carson's daughter.
Ills daughter, Mrs. Mary Turney,
died suddenly In Forest City, Wed
nesday night of last week. She leaves
a husband and two children.
and Mrs. Lena Fox visited Monday at
Sherman's I'rolllt s,
-Ida (iarner, who Is working at
Italph Markt's, visited home folks,
Saturday night and Sunday.
Albert Wilson and family, of An
drew county, and Mrs. John I'.uter
sou spent Sunday at Joh Chllcoal's.
-(race and Valeda Smith ami AuN
Hughes vMt d Saturday night and
Sunday at Clarence 1, 11 ley's, near die
-Those that spent Sunday at Wm.
I'. Graham's were, George Graham
and wife and Winnie, of near Fill
more, and Tom Hughes and wife.
Nellie Luiriloy spent Sunday with
Mrs. Frank Col hour spent Sunday
afternoon with Mrs. Addlngton.
Harry Lllley and wife and Mrs.
Raines visited at 8. L. Karr's, Sun
day. Sam Bollars and family, of near
Amazonia, visited Sunday at James
Mrs. R. L. Hushes and Anls.Mrs.
James Smith and valeda made a trip
to mimore, Monaay.
Mrs. George Hughes and children
Preaching Sunday night,
.lames Donovan was visiting
St. Joe, over Sunday.
A number from the Grove attend
ed the Andes sale, last Friday.
-Charlie Fuhrman and K.raSmlth
were calling on friends up north, Sun
-Mrs. Hoy Hardman and children,
Lillian and Don, of Kansas City, are
visiting In the Grove.
Frank Hunt, and w ife, of Mound
City, were visiting relatives in the
Grove, Saturday and Sunday.
.-Mrs. Kllle achmau lead the V. I'.
A. meeting, Sunday night. Karl Ste
phenson Is leader for Sunday night.
Subject Is, "Mission Work at Homo
and Abroad," Acts 17:1-12.
Hugh F. Ruley, who returned
from the Hlgglnsvllle Confederate
Home, last week, where he had spent
the winter, has sold his home here,
lot 1, blocks, Western Addition to
Oregon, to Ralph O, Moore and wife,
forl615. R. O. Benton made the sale.
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