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FAIR PLAY. STE. GENEVIEVE. MISSOURI.
Re-Mississippi River Scenic High
Way Meeting at Cape
Girarlean July 15ili.
Tins nhove meeting will consist
of 'representatives from eneli of the
thirteen counties located along
the route of the highway hotwoen
St. Louis and Memphis. Each
Uounty Court has been requested
to appoint ten voting delegates.
Those moil will determiuo the
route through their respective
This will bo the biggest good
road meeting held in this part of
the country. The niovoment to
construct the Mississippi Rivor
Scenic Highway from Lake Itasca
to the Gulf of Mexico is well un
der way and each of tho four
divisions is actively engaged in
promoting this work with gieat
Keep Steep For Profit
Sheep cannot be handled with
profit on every farm, but it is pos
sible for them to return a good
profit on most farms.
Tho requit cutouts of a farm
where sheep can bo handled with
profit are good drainage; plenty
of fresh, pasture; land that will
ptodnce clover, alfulfa, covvpeas,
or soybeans; a good water supply;
fences that will keep sheep out of
growing crops and furnish two or
three fields for frequent chango of
pasture; a shelter that will pro
tect tho flock from cold rains,
winds and storms; and an atten
dant who can give the flock in
terested and intelligent care. Crops
of corn and oats can bo used to
very good advantage, but are not
absolutely necessary. There aro a
few areas in Missouri where sheep
farming is not advisable becauso
of tho dangers of prowling dogs
The first cost of a small flock of
sheep is sufficiently moderate and
returns on wool and lambs fre
qimnt enough so that almost every
fiimier 'can afford the investment.
If interested in starting a flock,
write for Extension Service Cir
cular G7, from tho University of
Missouri. College of Agriculture,
Notice To The Public.
We have purchased the Blooms
dale Mill and will take possession
of it on tho first of June, )10.
We will buy wheat, and will have
for sale flour at all times for our
customers. Wo promise every
body who trades with us a square
deal. Your patronage solicited
and will bo appreciated. Yours
HENRY J. D11URY
adv JOSEPH JJ. HUCK
r.r.ii.n.i:M..'i.hi.ruii jujiiaiw i i mm i i i
Peanuts can bo used in place of
almonds. They aro less exponsivo
and quite as appetizing if browned
in olive oil in a slow oven.
Put cauliflower into the saucepan
head downwind and put a meat
sKowor through each side. You
can then lift it out when cooked
without breaking it apart.
If the kitchen rango has been
neglected and tho metal parts be
come brown, rub thorn with a
dampened cloth dipped in vinegar.
The discoloration will quickly
vanish and tho metal can than bo
Raspberries and strawberry
stains can be romoyed with iold
water if treated while fresh. Most
fruit stains will disappear if wet.
with a solution of one part iodide
of potassium to four parts of wat
er. Thoroughly rubbing in cold
water starch and exposing to the
sun several days will take out
obstinate lruit stains. It may be
necessary to repeat, but in that
case they should first bo rubbed
In the summer camps and bunga
low where there aro no bathing
facilities it is well to keep bits of
orange and lemon - peel in the
pitcher of water on the washstand.
It will make the water soft; and
give it a pleasing oder.
IT IS SERIOUS
Somo Sto. Genevieve People
Fail to Kealizo the Serious
ness of a Bad Bade
The constant aching of a bail buck,
Tho weariness, tho tired feeling,
Tho pains mid nelins of kidney ills
May result seriously if neglected.
Dangerous urinary troubles often
A Sto. Gunnviovo citizen shows you
what to do
Mrs. Kdvv Hunt, say: "In 11) Hi
I (list notieeil disordered kidunys
My back pained mu a lot and at tilling
I was dizzy and could seo black spots
before my eyes. I knew my kidneys
wero ittrTnult ami I not a box of Doim's
Kidney Pills for .1 trial. I used them
and thoy relieved me quickly. 1 pro
cured a f 11 i-t hot- supply of Doan's at
Ahiyur'sDrug .Store and since usiuir
them, have felt bettor iirovery way."
' Price (10c, at all dealers. Don't
(-imply aslc for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney I'ills the same that
Mis. Hunt hud. Pnster-Milburn Co.,
Alters., Buffalo, N. Y. adv
These tablets are intended especial
ly for stomach troubles, biliousness
and uoustip'ition. II' you have any
troubles of this sort, give them a
trial and realize for yourself what a
f!rt class medicine will do for you.
They only cost a quarter. adv
Henry IJorzog has opened a shoo
repair shop on lird street opposite
lokerst-Yealy Merc. Co., and is
prepared to do lirst-class work at
reasonable price.s. adv
9Ko aff-tf oar-round soft drink
The first man's drink was water and
grain. Bevo is ihe highest refinement
of the natural df ink of primitive man
the accepted drink of modern America-
a beverage with real food value.
A healthy and substantial drink at:
the soda fountain, or with lunch at the
restaurant , a comfort waiting for you
in the icebo at home
FARMS FOR SALE.
STU. G EN K VI 12V 15 COUNTY, MO.
204 acre farm two miles from
nioomsdatc, 12 miles north of Sto.
Gonovlove, Mu., .'(5 ucrtv bottom and
(m acres bill land under cultivation.
60 acres moro can bo cleared. Good
four room house, large new barn,
young orchard, spring and cistern
284 acre farm six miles south of
Ste. Genevlovo. DO acres cleared, .'15
acres morn can bo cleared. New four
roomed bou.se needs somo repair, fair
burn, spring and cistern water. This
land is In good condition to raise
crops. Price $18.00 per aero.
GAPE GIRAIIDEAU CO. MO.
110 aero farm one half mile from
Neeloy's Landing and Frisco Depot.
All boats and trains .stop at Neeloy's
and It is a good, trading jmlnt. 133
acres under cultivation, lio acres bot
tom land, 75 acres second bottom and
bill land watered by small creek,
well and cistern water, small orchard,
largo two story house, large barn.
This is a good grain and stock farm,
an Ideal location. Price $80.00 per
acre, one-third cash balance on time.
STODDARD CO., MO.
210 aero farm, all undor cultivation,
Two sets of buildings. All level land
except a small portion is gradually
rolling. Best corn, wheat and cloven
land. Four miles from Dexter, and
on best road in County, 1-4 mile from
graded school. Come and look over
this farm. Price ,s'S3.00 per acre.
80 acre farm live miles from Dexter
on good road. ,70 acres under cul
tivation, 10 acres in nice large timber.
All lir.st and second bottom land.
Good seven room house with col lor,
large barn and granary and poultry
house. Prico $90.00 per acre.
If any other information is desired
of any of theso farms, wrlto or coino
and sec inc.
Sto. Goncviovo, Mo.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE IN CITY
OF STE. GENEVIEVE, MO.
Four room house with ono acre of
land, extra good spring and cistern
water. Prico $1,700.
Good four room houso and cellar,
ono aero of ground, well water, on
St. Mary's road. Prico $2,000.
Four room house and collar, ''lot
10x140 feet, cistern, in northern part
of town. Prico $900.00
Also have other well improved
property that can lie bought at a real
bargain, and will pay a handsome
interest on your investment.
JOHN II 12 1 IT 12 H,
adv Sto. Genevieve, Mo.
C. A. FULDNER, OPT. D.
of the firm of KULDXHR & COM
PANY, Marina Iildg', J!0G N.
(fraud Ave., St. Louis, Mo., spec
ializing in tho correction of eye
sight, eyestrain, and the proper
fitting of glasses, will be in
Sie. GoneTiete again Friday, July 11th
at tho Meyer Hotel from 8 a.
in. to 4 p. m. Any word may be
left for him there.
Ironton Wednesday, duly !)th
at New Commercial llotol, from 8
a in. to 1 p. in.
Flat. River Wednesday, July
!) at New Hammond Hotel from
1 p. hi. to 8 p. in.
Write for information or ap
Kemper Military Academy at
Boonville has been placed s jcoiuI
on the list of ten honor schools
in the United States, by th 5 War
This ailment is usually caused by
rheumatism of th muscles. All that
is needed is absolute rest and a few
applications of Chamberlain's liiui
inent. Try it. adv
Pigs Harmed When Raisers Push
Tliem Too Bajly.
Many farmers wean pigs at (5 to
7 weeks of ago, when tho brood
sows huvo a good flow of milk and
are capable of inujutntring the
young in excollout condition and
development at less expense and
trouble than tho young porkers
could otherwise be handlud. Their
mother's milk is one of the host
feeds available for growing pigs,
and consequently it should bo
used to tho greatest extent possi
ble, tiiys tho United States Depart
ment of Agriculture.
When the pigs are from G to 7
weeks old tho sow should bo on
full feed, unless for somo extraor
dinary reason tho pigs should not
be weaned until the age of ten
weeks, and in such instances it is
preferable to allow them to run
with their mother until they aro 12
to 14 weeks old. Where pigs are
weaned too early serious results
often attend, as the abrupt chango
in tho character of their ration
many times creates serious trouble.
When young pigs have access to
corn, shorts, middlings, tankago.
or fish meal, served to them cafe
teria stylo in a self-feeder where
they can eat it at their pleasure
without being disturbed by other
hogs, the youngsters can bo wean
ed at tho ago of 12 to 14 weeks
without making any very radical
changes in their daily meals by
simply allowing them to continue
on tho self-service system. If
best results aro to be obtained, tho
pigs must gain continuously and
uniformly until they are ready for
market. This necessitates an
abundance of feed as well as access
during tho grazing reason to such
valuable forage crops as alfalfa
and red clover. In sections where
theso leguminous feeds can not be
produced, rye, oats, barley, cow
peas, rape, or any other grain or
grass which will produce good
forage in the locality should be
grown for hog pasture. Hogs like
fo harvest their own feed. In ad
dition to gef.ling the feed in the
freshest possible condition, the
joiing shoals also derive benefits
from the exorcise in rustling a
part of fnit daily diet.
livery hog raiser is advised by
specialists of the United States
Department of Agriculture to
watch Ihe spring pigs closely to
see (hat they aro on their feed;
that is, that the animals have good
appetite and eat their daily al
lowanee of grain and grass with
relish and nvidity. If a pig shows
indications of being "off feed"
his owner sliould change tho ra
tion, using barley in place of corn
and providing as much skim milk
or butter milk as is available. lie
should also provide an abundance
of pure, fresh water for tho pigs
as well as plenty of shndo during
lie hot summer mouths.
Freedom from lice means hog
comfort. This can be obtained
by tho plentiful use of crude or
black oil upon tho animals as well
as in their quarters and wallows.
'Tntitral shade is always best, but
where (his is not obtainable, (em
poiary nlielter from tho sunny
smile of Old Sol may be obtained
by setting some pots to which
crosspieces are attached about ,'(
to four feet from tho ground so
that a temporary roof of straw or
grass may bo provided for the
protection of tho hogs.
Notion In lierohy given tlnit I.ottors of
Administration 1111011 tlm ostnte of Altiorl
Hlmano, ilnpitnsiKl. luivo Ituen granted to
tho umlot'HlKiieil. hy tlm I'rolmtu Court of
Sto. (lounvlovo Uounty, Missouri, lioarliii;
ilutn tlm 251 li day of J hum, lBI'J.
All purNonx hnvliiK claims nirnltiHt hiiM
iihtiito aro rciiulroit to uxliltilt Ilium to
Until Hlmano, Administratrix, tor allow,
an oi within hIx inontliH from tho ilnti
of Bald li'ttms or they may lio precluded
from any liuuo'U of suuh vntntnj anil If said
rlnlniH lio not oxhlhltod within ono year
frftm tho ilatn of tho urantlni; of lottcrx 311
said ('statu thoy shall ho forovor barrod,
County of Hto. (lonnvlovo, t MN
I horohy onrtlfy that thoro wan irrnntrtd lot
tors of administration to Ittith Htinnuo upon
tho nutate of Alliort Hlmano, docoauil, on
tho date nliovo wrltton.
In testimony wheroof, t hnvo
(HUM,) horotiulo Hot mv hand and nlllxod
tho Heal of nald Court, thin Mth
day of Juno, 11119.
, , . I'lUNICJ. IUIOK,
Jndiro of Proliato and Kx-()lllolo Clerk of
tho I'rnhato Court.
Saturday. July 6, 1IUU
No trespassing on my proporty
day or night.
adv Thomas J Roziku.
How Long Is
By BEN WIRSLOW
Kvcry liouso In the little town of Ar
deola had been willed out by a "great
conflagration." That a village so In
significant could be visited by a catas
trophe of sufllclent magnitude to war
rant an application of the word "con
flagration" may scent paradoxical, but,
In view of the fact that every splinter
of Its thirty-nine buildings was con
sumed In the blaze, no other word
Therefore the newspapers of West
vnlta chronicled tho lire that wiped
out Its little neighbor across the river
as "a great conflagration."
The fucts, although given In painful
detail In the columns of the press the
day after the lire, were brought out
wore cntcrtninlngly during tho legal
proceedings that followed several
The people of the late Ardeola
blamed the Osage Valley roilroad for
the calamity, and they were so (Irmly
convinced that the soulless corpora
tion was Ihe cause of their loss that
thirty-eight of them brought suit
against tho railroad. The one ex
home owner who did not seek redress
nt the hands of the court was John
Lester, although his home was among
the first to go.
Lester was 11 lawyer and had been
referred to by the press on several
occasions as "promising." The other
thirty-eight losers Intrusted their case
to him, and In order that he might
go Into the battle as the legal repre
sentative of the petrple, with no Inter
ests other than those assumed In that
capacity he entered no claim against
It was a very rjenerous act Indeed,
considering that the people he repre
sented, having lost their all, could pay
no retainer; in fact, the amount he
could recover, If any at all, being en
tirely problematical, no promises of
compensation were given.
That It was to be a bitter light was
evident. The railroad company, not
satisfied to let Its legal representative
t Westvalla defend It, sent down
three of the shining lights of the law
department to assist hint. They were
on the ground the second day after
the thirty-eight petitions were filed,
whipping their case into shape for
The thirty-eight petitions were Iden
tical, with the exception of the name
of the petitioner, and they set forth
that tho Osage Valley railroad owned
a bridge extending across the Grand
river from AVestvalla to Ardeola, the
said bridge being a drawbridge, and
the said draw being operated and con
trolled by employees of the said rail
On the day of the fire In fact, nl
practically the Instant the fire start
edthe draw of the bridge, having
heen opened by employees of the rail
road company to allow the passage of
n tugboat, also owned by the said com
pany, became clogged, and by reason
of the said clogging of the said draw
the flre-flghtlng apparatus from West
valla was delayed In reaching tin
scene of the fire, the bridge being the
only means of communication between
the two towns; and furthermore, that
by reason of the above-mentioned de
lay the fire gnlned such headway that
the Westvalla fire departmeut was un
able to check it.
It was upon the focts set forth In
petitions that the homeless inhabi
tants of Ardeola hoped to recover.
The first move of the railroad's attor
neys was to secure a consolidation of
the petitions, agreeing to pay full dam
ages In each Individual case If they
lost the case that went to trial.
When Lester agreed to that propo
sition the petitioners became uneasy
lest they had made a mistake" In In
trusting their cases to the young man,
and when lie called only two wit
nessesone plaintiff to establish the
fact that the fire had occurred, and
the driver of tho fire engine to prove
that the open draw had caused con
siderable delay and then rested his
case, n majority of them were quite
sure that they had tnado a mistake.
The railroad attorneys were taken
off their feet by Lester's procedure.
They expected to seo the entire mem
bership of each of the thirty-eight fam
ilies on tho stand; but they recovered
quickly and began calling witnesses.
The only point (hey made was that
the draw was open only five minutes.
Tho operator of the draw testified
positively ns to the time, and ho was
followed by the bridge flagman with
testimony equally positive. They both
stated that they Used the time by the
arrival and departuro of passenger
train No. 05.
They testified that tho train came
Into the bridge block at the "Westvalla
end at elght-twenty-llve and crossed
the bridge at eight-thirty, and tho en
gineer, fireman, conductor and brake
man on No. 05 corroborated their tes
timony. Tho petitioners wero disappointed In
tho cross-examlnallon conducted by
Lester. The only questions lie asked
tended to establish moro (Irmly tho
fact that the draw was open only fivo
"How much time do you deslro for
argument!" Inquired tho court.
"I am satlslled with what time the
other side desires," replied Lester.
The railroad company's Westvalla
representative thought ho saw an op
portunity to gain an advantage. Ho
know Lester's blllty gs a court pn
tor, and even before the trial ho hart
IntlniKtcd to his assistant that to
choke off Lester's talk would ba a de
A hurried consultation wan held by
tho four railroad lawyers, and ns a
result tho Westvalla representatlTa
stated that five minutes was sufficient.
"I am satisfied with that, also," said
Lester, dashing' tho remaining hopes
of the thirty-eight petitioners. Thcjr
had counted not a little on Lester'
argument to the Jury, and they knew
that it took lilin moro than fivo min
utes to get warmed up.
Mr. Stansbury was selected by the
railroad attorneys to do their talking,
and he devoted his five minutes to
driving home tho fact that the draw
had been open only five minutes, and
that five minutes was too short a time
for the fire to gain enough headway to
bo beyond the control of the fire de
partment. Therefore the totnl destruction of
the town must have been due to other
causes with which the railroad com
pany had no connection. Though short.
It was a splendid argument, delivered
in Stonsbury's most captivating man
ner, anil it carried conviction to the
minds of the Jury.
Willie the railroad lawyers were con
gratulating their orator the eyes of the
petitioners were on Lester. It was his
turn to talk. Staasbnrry's masterful
argument would be picked to pieces
and his laurels dragged in tho dust.
Lester rose from his seat, and with
the customary "if the court please,"
and "gentlemen of the Jury," he ad
dressed them from his place at the
"My friend of the other side, with
eloquence that would move an Image
of stone, has convinced you that the
draw of their bridge was open only
five minutes, and that in that short
time the fire could not have gained
sufllcicilt headway to be beyond the
control of tho lire department when
It finally reached the scene. Will
one of you gentlemen kindly tnko
out his watch?"
The juror on the left end of the first
row produced a large silver time
piece. "Now," continued Lester, "will you
kindly call time when my five minutes
lie parted the tails of his Prince
Albert and sat down.
The petitioners were panic-stricken.
Was the man mad? He was wasting
valuable time. Why didn't he pitch
into Stnnsbury's argument and tear
It Into shreds as he did the arguments
In the debate last year7 Why didn't
.ho soy something? But Lesisr' settled
himself comfortably In his chair, closed
Ids eyes and idly twirled his thumbs.
The Juror holding the watch low
ered his hand to rest in on his knee,'
and tlie court crossed and recrossed
Its legs. The railroad lawyers were
nettled. They scented danger and put
their heads together for a whlspertd
Tho other jurors craned their necks
to see the watch. The Juror holding
It looked it in the face with a puzzled
expression on his own ; then he put It
to his ear to see If It was running.
The judge uncrossed his' legs and
tilted back In his chair, and Lester
continued to twirl his thumbs.
Tho silence became oppressive. All
eyes except Lester's and the timing
Juror's were fixed on the big clock over
the bench. Surely the juror's watch
must have stopped. He examined the
second-hand closely to satisfy himself
that It was Uirnlng. It was moving,
but so slowly that he thought the
watch must be running down.
He wound It Industriously, and the
noise, magnified by the deep silence
of the room, resembled the clattering
ratchet on a slacklng-off windlass. The
spectators began to get fidgety, pierc
ing the silence with heavy sighs, nerv
ous coughs and much nose-blowing.
Finally the Juror called "time," and
the court led a concert of sighs like
escaping steam. Lester came to his
"Now, gentlemen," he remarked dry
ly, "you know how long the draw was
open. It Is for you to decide whether
or not live minutes was long enough
for the lire to get beyond control."
In considerably less than another
live minutes the Jury was in with
verdict for the plnlntlfT, awarding; ev
ery dollar demanded. Thus was slleaca
Origin of Household Words.
Anyone Interested In the history of
dress might find amusement for many
an idle hour simply In searching out
the meanings of many of the words
used by dressmakers and haberdash
ers. Take the simple word corset. You
will find that It Is a diminutive of
"corse," or body a word which we
still have in corpse and corps. And It
was early used in the plural, as we do
now, first to Indicate an entire gar
ment, and then merely the stay portion
of such a garment. Similarly "bodice,"
which has recently been revived as a
substitute for the overworked "waist,"
Is merely a plural for body, the term
originally being "n pair of bodies."
Ben Franklin's Advice.
"If you would bo wealthy, think of
saving as well ns getting. Let us Uwn
he up and doing, and doing to the pur
pose. Ono Joday U worth two tomor
rows. Never leave that till tomorrow
which you can do today. We may
niako theso times CTcn better If wo
bestir ourselves. Industry need not
wish, and ho that lives upon hop
will dlo fasting." Benjamin Franklin.
The Race's Need.
Tnko tho human race aa a whole, Ita
chief need Is not more land, but more
sense, moro Industry and a more intel
ligent use of what It has already..
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