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PAIR PLAY, STB. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI.
Buy a Cleaner, Wash Machine, Iron or other
'"ftleotrie Appliance from us
not only gel an article of unsurpassed merits, but
there is a service connected with your purchase that
insures you repairs and attention, at a saving to you,
over what these items would amount to when your
purchase is made else where.
Home Light &
Saving Corn Seed.
crop is so important
, . , .
the interest of every
uiawnsuiuieiiiiuLusiui. every j
farmer tliat grows it to carefullr
select seed in the fall for the.
next year's planting, That
many farmers don't select seed
,. ., . . , , , ,. , mi. to 4 p. in. Any word may be
arelully is shown by what,,,,, fnl. liln t,
happened in a certain large corn
producing county in Minnesota
last fall. The farmers of tho
county had a splendid crop of
corn which matured well and
was put into the shock or left
standing in the Held. So cer
tain were tho farmers of being
able to select their seed corn
later that many of them did not
do so before husking time; then
came wet weather followed by a
The result was that the corn
in shock and standing uncut lost
much of its value for seed pur
noses, and. consenuentlv. when
spring came the farmers who
had failed to select seed corn at
the proper time, and they were'
in large majority, found on test-
ing that the seed corn was ,
almost valueless. In the, mean
time, however, those who had
selected seed corn at the proper
time and had a surplus had sold
it and those who had failed to
select seed were compelled to
buy it elsewhere at very high
. . , .i , ,
prices , thus practically lllustrat-i,,
ing the wisdom of the good old
until tomorrow what
nut off 1
IUU II .
Serious lie-lilts from Colds.
CJold not only cause, a tiomedous
(inaneial loss but are also a serious
injury to every one who contracts
them as they lower the vitality and
ptop.ire the system for the more seri
ous diseases. It is not at all unusual
for people who have serious Inuir
trouble to say ''I hail a hard cold last
winter." Why not take Chamber
lain's Couch Remedy and euro your
cold while you can. udy
Brazil is 2(54.000 square miles
larger than the United States,
has over 25 million people, and
produces 7i per cent of the
world's coffee and 25 per cent of
all the rubber. It is made of 21
states, one federal district and
Wholesale Distributor for Ste. Genevieve Co.
Griesedeick Light Beverage, Draft and Bottles
C. V. Beverage, Draft and Bottles
C. V. Root Beer, Draft and Bottles
All these drinks aie
Refreshing, Healthful, Exhilarating
and will satisfy the taste both in the house and at the bar
ORIGINAL GRIESEDECK BEVERAGE
Always On Tap
Phone No. 11(3 for any of the above Beverages and your
order will receive proinp, attention. Respectfully,
H. G. MSIKIVI, Prop.
Lunch Room in Connection
C. A. FULDNER, OPT. D.
of lliii linn of KUJjDNEU &0OM-
!;ANT Miimm JM,K- ;)G N.
( i rami Ave., St.. Louis, Mo., spec-
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siK!it, eyestrain, and tho proper
fitting of classes, will ho in
Sin Geneyieve again Wednesday, No. 17
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Write for inforiiiatiou or ap
pointment. Worth Remembering.
A small piece of gum camphor
in a vase of water will keep cut
Mowers a long time.
When stirring a stilT batter,
the bowl is likely to slip and
turn. To prevent this, place a
damp cloth on the table under
If you have a suspicion that
tho meat is tough, put it into a
sfcl'on"r solution of vinegar and
,ltur for a ftiW minutes before
A pinch of salt added to olive
oil wil1 do "way with the taste
thafc is so unpleasant to many.
A Reliable Ucinedy for Colds and
U would surprise you to know the
number of people who use nmi recom
mend Chamberlain's Couch Keinedy.
! Mrs, J. N. Koe, Veroun, I'm, writes
! "Cluimborlniii'M CouKh Remedy has
. been used by myself and husband tor
nmnbei. of YUill,s for eoimhs mid
'colds. I also cave it to my little grand
diiUL'htor three: and a half years of aye
when she lnul croup last winter, It
broke up the attack at once. I have
recommended this remedy to many ol
my friends and neighbors who have
also used it with good results." adv
Canada is to have two new
stamps one of 111 and one of 15
cents. Since Canada's registra
tion fee has been increased from
u to 10 cents, the combined post
age and registration fee from
Canada to the United States,
Great Britain and certain other
countries is 13 cents; to most
foreign lands, 15 cents. That is
the reason for the demand for
the two denominations. Mean
while it is said that the 7-cent
stamp is in use comparatively
little and will be withdrawn from
ii J pj pj
THE REVERSE SIDE
By JACK LAWTON.
(Copyright, 1920. Wi-ntern Nc-YpIsr Union.)
Stephen sat wljh brooding eyes look
ing over' his meadows. To Stephen,
the spreading fannlaiid which lie In
herited was the most beautiful thln
In the world. In It he found his life
work tuitl his Joy. To wntelt the grow
ing nud plentlliide of the labor of his
bunds nnd brain, was to him n great
wonder and satisfaction. And it was
his misfortune that love, coming later
than It ciiniu to men who sought out
their eiiicrialiiinent, .should como In
the delightful but unsuitable person ot
llildegard Vmie. llildegard was-born
and raised to an environment very
different from Stephen's meadows,
llildegard had known luxury and noth
ing but luxury and Its benelits. That
he should have found her at all wns
Inconceivable. A relative Vane had
purchased as a toy a certain farm In
Stephen's vicinity, and under this
Vane's Midas touch the farm turned
out ns prolltably as Ids various other
Investments. So to the big remodeled
country house on tho hill, ho invited
occasionally city friends for week
end visits, and Ids favorite niece
llildegard was one of the most fre
quent visitors. At length, after a
winter season of gnyoty, It was thought
best by the family physician that
.Miss llildegard go to her uncle's rural
estate for a prolonged and restful
stay; and so, riding upon her pony
one day. llildegard had found Ste
phen's farmland, and cantering down
the tree-lined avenue, asked the favor
of a drink of cool water. Just at first,
the girl had taken Stephen for one of
the usual helpers. When he responded
to her request In his' deferential cour
teous way, she became Interested In
Ids personality, and questioned the
elder Vane, upon her return, concern
ing, "the big good looking, farmer."
Her uncle laughed as bo made reply,
"Look out for your heart, Hilda. A
mail like Stephen Strong might do
more damage to a girl's heart, rough
clad, than any drawing-room Idol."
Hilda smiled retrospectively, "He
looks like his mime," she said, "strong.
Tell nie about Jiim."
"Keglsterlng Interest already," her
uncle remarked. "Well, all 1 can tell
Is from reports, lie's a college man
agriculture; capable, successful, hon
est. Wedded to country (c.
"He would be," she mused, "or lie
would not devote himself to It."
The proper Introduction had come
about quite naturally. As Hilda wns
driving one evening with the elder
Vane, Stephen approaching, stopped to
give greeting. After that the girl met
him frequently, and later accepted
vnrious gravely offered Invitations to
Inspect the Strong farm, or to drive
through the hills at Stephen's side.
Stephen had not realized that In this
proximity n hopeless love might come
to him; friendship, pure and helpful,
he had thought of as a possible and
pleasant result. But love came. And
such a love as only a true nnd simple
heart like Stephen"! could know, j
Now that she wns going bnck to
the city, nud autumn lay upon the
farm lands, Stephen told himself cru
elly that he might have won her love
If he had stooped to that selfishness.
There was no vanity In the thought,
only sorrow nnd a knowledge of the
sweetness of her nature. Hut lip was
allowing her to go without a word,
without n sign. Her lovely eyes had
been wistful nt parting with nn appeal
she herself but half recognized.
Stephen stubbornly Ignored their np
peal. This was the only life for which
he was lifted, the only life In which
he might earn n measure of success,
but to tie llildegard Vane to Isolation,
to take her from the court where she
charmed nnd fitted well, he wns un
willing to accept the grent gift of her
renunciation. The, uncle had hinted
of a millionaire back there, who wait
ed her favor, llildegard should not
be templed In an hour of sympathetic
feeling for himself, from her millions.
So. politely, coldly, Stephen bnle good
bye. One comfort he gave hlmse'f,
the sending of n basket of selected
fruits to her nt ho.- uncle's, a fme
wcll gift before her coming departure.
And now ns he sat, be held her foriwil
"Jhank you" note mi his big brown
iTnnds. A square white card, gilt
edged nnd of brief wording. Stephjn
held the card penny, and turned It
slowly about, his very touch, a caress.
Suddenly he noticed that he had neg
lected to rend tho reverse side of he
card. There was writing here. Hilda
womnn-llke. had added a postscript.
Then his eyes racing on to the words,
he renllzed that thfs wns no postscript
which she had written, but a complete
note to her sister Kllznhcth, evidently
In the city. Often the girl had spoken
to him regarding her married sister
Hess, her mother, nnd their aspira
tions. Hilda laughed lightly, he re
membered, ns she bewailed her dif
ference to the wotneii of her family.
"Dearest Boss," read Stephen. "I
am coming bnck to you, don't worry.
The ccllpso which you fenr for mo Is
not to happen. But honestly Bess, I'd
rntheT live here forever and ever with
my ninn qf the soil, thnn do anything
else In the world. Ho Is true Bess,
and Strong thnt'a his name "
A blot ended tho message,
"Thnn anything tlso In tho world,"
be murmured Joyously.
"Oh I little girl of mine, you are go
lox to have your choice."
Enough of It.
"Tou'to cot to get a Jack to hold up
"I hope not tho kind oC auto jack
that held me up in lt" j
WATCHES GIVEN SEVERE TEST
Bureau of Standards at Washington
Will Give Certificate of Accuracy
to Any Timepiece.
Comparatively few people know
that any person can send his wntch to
the bureau of standards at Washing
ton for testing to nscertaln If It qual
ifies ns a timepiece of the highest
grade designated as "Class A."
The privilege Is used chiefly by
watch manufacturers, the Illustrnted
World tells us, who accompany each
tested timepiece with a government
To ascertain tho nccuracy of a time
piece It Is placed In a large glass-front
refrigerator, equipped with automatic
devices that keep tho temperature at
a fixed point, In which the wntch
"runs" for stnted periods at vnrious
degrees of bent and cold. When the
regulator has been set, the flow of cold
air from the Ice chest nhove the wntch
chamber Is controlled by n thermo
static device, and, when necessary,
wnrm air la Introduced from the out
side. Tho three temperatures nt
which all watches undergoing the test
are kept are 4o, 70 and 05 degrees
To qunllfy In "Class A," a watch
must not vary more than four or live
seconds from correct time, nnd, in
addition, it must be able to repeat Its
performance la a variety of positions
and under varying conditions. In all
there are eleven specifications In the
test, some of them Involving technical
Any variance made by the watches
under test from correct time is re
corded by means of a chronograph.
HUGE PYTHON "RAN" SHIP
Little Doubt That Reptile Was In Su
preme Command, at Least for
a Few Hours.
How a huge python took possession
ot tho British steamship Bolton Castle
for a brief period during her recent
trip from Singapore to Victoria, H. C,
was related by ofllcers nnd passen
gers of the vessel on her arrival at
the Canadian port.
Three of these monster serpents
were being shipped to the Bronx zoo
In New York, nnd in some unaccount
able manner one of them managed to
make Its escape. The whereabouts of
the snnko was a matter of anxious con
jecture among the crew for a
couple of days, until in the early hours
of the third day out tho quartermas
ter was precipitately driven from his
post at the wheel by the appearance
of the monster In the pilot house door
way. The v.cssel wns allowed to drift for
a couple of hours, until, armed with
every available weapon, some mem
bers of tho crew undertook a stealthy
raid, arriving Just In time to see the
snnke leave the pilot house and glide
Into the sen. The creature was said
to measure 30 feet In length.
Flowers for Heroes.
In this country the long-lnsllng little
flowers called "Immortelles" are com
paratively little known. In France,
however, they are grown In enormous
quantities for the decoration of
Nearly all of tho Immortelles pro-
duccd In France arc grown In the
neighborhood of the village of 0111
oules, which Is In the South, not far
from Toulon. The harvest begins in
Mny and last tea days, a period call
ed the "decade of the Immortelles."
They have to bo picked very early
In the morning, when hnlf-open, lest
they wither. Usually they are sold by
weight. Tho war has brought pros
perity to the village of Ollloules, be
cause of the Increased demand for Im
inorlelles for the graves of soldiers.
Where Sliver Is Plentiful.
Tho stnndnrd of value in Potosl, Bo
livia, for everything from sweethearts
to cities is the Silver hill of the Thun
derer. Willis Knnpp Jones in Travel
gives a picturesque history of the won
derful TlollvJnn silver mine nnd the
town which spent 510,000,000 celebrat
ing the coronation of King Philip II
of Spain. As the legend goes, when
tho early Indians stnrted digging there
for silver tho mountain shook and
thundered: "This hill Js not for you.
It belongs to a race which will come
later." In this strange town sliver
wns more plentiful than bread.
Are Women the Stronger?
That American women have tho true
sporting spirit nnd arc learning to ask
no favors In the game of life Is shown
by the comments made by several of
them In regard to tho recent demand
of the women of Paris for separate
cars In tho subwnys. One woman, and
this a dancer by profession, says that
,sho has never hnd a scat In a subway
In New York city, where she lives,
nnd that she really enjoys standing up,
as It gives her n feeling of superiority
nnd of being nble to stand on her own
feet nnd fight her own battles In
the world. Pittsburgh jpispatch.
Not Safe Any More.
Harry camo homo about Ave o'clock,
and his bands nnd face vero very
clean, and his hair stood on end. Ills
mother took ono look and exclaimed:
"Harry, I told you not to go swlinmln
with Bob Ross."
"How do you know thnt 1 have been
swlramln?" asked Ilarry.
"Never mind who told me, but I
know thnt you have been swlmmln',"
replied his mother.
After a while Harry said : 'Til Just
bet you anything that Mrs. Ross was
over hero tills afternoon and you and
Mrs. Ross bad that oulja board oat,"
Triie Southeast Missouri
State Teachers College
A.L Cape Oituriltmii, Mo
wili open its fall term Monday, August HO, 1920. Students
should bo rouislored for entrance on Friday and Saturday,
August l27 and 28.
Tho outstanding fact in regard to this College is thnt
in addition to tho ordinary collegiate and educational
courses it offers full instruction in Agriculture an Animal
Husbandry; has a well equipped Department ot Mechani
cal Arts and Trades under a competent instructor; find
offers a full course in Domestic Science and Art. The
College diploma has the force of a life state certiiicate to
teach in the public schools. There is no charge for tuition.
Write for blank form and report your high school record.
For further inforiiiatiou and catalog, address,
W. S. DEAR MONT, PRESIDENT,
Ou South last Missol'ui Statu Noumal School.
Official Court Director.
Circuit .ludgo IVter it. Iluck
Presiding Judge Tlios. 15. Straiigliiin
Associate Judge. Dist. 1
Lawrence A. lleiv.og
Associate Judge, DM. '2
Recorder of Deeds
Felix J. Uigdon
Keilx J. HiKdon
A. llaiungartner ;
Frank J. Duck I
.James K. Horry !
Win. P. luck '
Leo P. Fallcrt
Joseph II. Robin j
(.!. J. Stanton
County Supt. of .Schools
.Mi.s.-, Vivian Gaty
Co. Surveyor Win. II. lilaekledge!
Coroner ji,n Haslcr1
Public Administrator Leo S. Veal.v I
Judge Juvenilo Court Geo. Stoigle
ClucuiT C'OL'itT, meets on fourth Mon
day in April and October.
County Cooht. meets on first Moniln v
in May, August, November and Fob- i
PltOHATi: ComtT, meets on 2nd Mon
day in May, August, November and
CITY OFFICIAL DIKHCTOKY.
Mayor, F. A. Wciler.
AJdermon 1st Ward, Renin rd Gric.s-
hnber and fniyy Rehin.
Aldermen 2nd Ward. Simon DuRocber
Leon C. Vorst.
Aldermen 3rd Ward, Georgo StumiY
and Gottlieb Relmi.
President of Hoard Gottlieb Relmi.
Cleric, Henry Ro.ier, Jr.
Collector, John Ilerter.
Marshal, Robt. Abernuthv.
City Attorney. C. J. Stanton.
Board's regular niuetlnj,', second
Monday of each month.
For a Disordered Stomach.
When the stomach fails to perform
its. functions the bowels become de
ranged, the liver and kidneys eon
jested. The important thint; is to re
store the sioiuaeh and liver to a healthy
condition ami lor this purpose Chain
beilaiu's Tablets are excellent. Give
them a trial. They only cost a quar
ter. . ,uiv
When in need of cut flowers for fu
nerals, weddings, parties or decora
tive purposes, we will furnish them
in any desnrii desired. Prices always
reasonable. I'honu lf!).
adv Lko C. HASliKlt.
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Of ill Hinds
Sowed Copl over tlie Bar or Delivered
by tlin Case at ycair home
Sole agent in Ste. Genevieve Connfy
for Lnliexxser-IBusoli's celebrated
Malt Nutrine is a strengthening tonic which hdps
build up ones system.
Telephone jSTo- 06 and ypur order will
be promptly delivered
FRANK T. G-ANAHL
Opposite Court House
FARMS FOR SALE
I'2 acres of laud two miles Soulu
ol Ste. Ceiiovieve on Main Public
Highway in the county. 75 neres un
der cultivation, 77 acres in liiruii oak
limber estimated to saw from 7.0i'()
to 10,000 feet of lumber per acre, i II
tillable land when cleared. No rocl.s,
limestone, soil, considered the bi .t
timber laud in the county. No wasto
timber. Timber can be sawed into
lumber and cut into cord wood, himI
can be sold for the hiirhost nutria t
price within two mile of laud and no
waste land. Price reasonable anil
ensy terms on part. Will subdivide
info two tracks are sell the whole. No
buildings. L'all on me nud I will di
rect you how to Hud laud.
ILLINOIS FA KM FOR SALE.
ol.") acres, nil Mississippi river
bottom land, in Randolph County. III.,
opposite Ste. Genevieve. Mo.', tftn
miles from Modoc, irood trading town,
two miles from Iron Mountain It. If.
Depot, one milt, from school ,')7."i
acres under cultivation, in alfalfa,
wheat, timothy and corn, some in pas
ture, All tillable laud when cleared.
No i waste, land. Four sets of modern
buildings in fir.st-ebiss repair, well
ami cistern water and some fi nit with
each set of bnildinus. Houses have
five and six rooms. Lnrjro barns
anil liirjrH Iiav barn. Is ou
main public hii'hwnv in nouiiU-
hxcellent shipping facilities
road and boat. This
located ill tho A nieiieiin
Worlds riches iiiriii-iilMirnl
Corn and alfalfa never. fails.
an opportunity to buy it good farm at
a reasonable price nud pnrl on easy
terms. Will subdivide laud into four
farms This laud is owned by mi
estate and they have put a low price
ou this laud torn rpiick sale. Call ou
on mo and I will direct you how to
adv Ste. Genvievove, Mo.
Notice To Hunters
On account of having my stock
disturbed by hunters and dogs,
no hunting will be allowed on my
land inside of inclosure, either
cleared or timber land.
L. V. E. Hkhman,
adv Brickey's, Mo.
IE It Is a Bilious Attack.
Take threo of Chamberlain's Tab
lots and a quick recovery is certain.
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