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"v i - I 'KKR.
Published by the
WORKERS PRINTING CO.
'. ii i ... ucr y.ar $1.00.
Bli month. 60c. 3 months. 35c.
Phil A. Hufner... Editor.
"nbacrlbe for the only Kicker.
VERIFICATION OF VOTE.
Jefferson City, Dec. 28. The
secretary of state has just com
pleted a verification of the vote
OMt last November. On the vote
for president the tested figures
gjjve Wilson a total of 880,740, a
loss of one vote over the semi-official
returns. Taf t loses 70 votes
tila correct vote bclug 807,821.
Col Roosevelt gained 12k, his to
tal being 124,371. chaffln reeeiv
efl 5380, a gain of 100. Hcbs re
ceived 2S.46. a gain of 511. and
Relmer, Boc.-Labor. received 177;
a loss of 88. The vote of the state
(ell 17,074 short of the total vote
caBt In 1908. Wilson lacked 18 -535
of haviug a majority.
The old couuty court held its
dosing session Monday, and .luds- .
ej) Myers and Bandy retire to be '
Shcceedel by Judges BoWtuau ami j
Last February the Klokcr filed
a bid with the court to publish
the financial statement for 25.
When 1 asked Judge Prater later
what action had been taken on
my bid he said "the other fellow
took it a dollar cheaper 1 Last
Monday your "servants," with
Imlge Frazer dissenting, allowed (
the Democrat 890 for that work.
Where is the people s attorney ',
who takes 700 a year of our
money to guard our interests'.' j
Will he bring another libel suit ,
against the Kicker for telling ,
this? Ask Judges Bandy and My- '
ers if they would have acted the .
same way if the money had come ,
from their pockets? Judge Fra
zer refused to stand for it.
Dramshop license granted to J. '
V Bandy and John W. Boyd, Chaf j
Mrs. Annie Bailey sent to Farm- '
Ington Insane asyl im and 878 ap
propriated to pay expense.
Scott County Democrat allowed
$90 for publishing financial state
ment of 1911 Judge Frazer dis
secting. Albert DeReign. attorney for
drain district 10 allowed 81,400
Allowences- Simon Weil, rent
OH building used for court. 175 ;
Wm Mobley. overseer. -48.05; W.
H lleisserer. merchandise, 248.
; Anton Legrand, work on the
well. -28 55; Sam Worley Haul
ing, -5.25; J, M. Arnold, fees,
$147 80; L. P. Sober boarding of
prisoners. ?'.'7; Lonnie Morrow,
rodman. 81.50; M. H. Fletcher,
rodman. .-7 10; . B. Willi mis
Overseer, 845.45; L. I1 Oober.fees
7 2"; Kueffel & Essner. supplies.
$14 88; Chris, lleisserer. overseei
10S 18; T. J Bonifleld. overseer.
j-218 80; Julius Misfelt. overseer,
ill 192: Joe Hutchaeon, overseer.
fi4ii; Btubbs-Marshall Co.
supplies. ;22. 11 F. Marshall Co
5 ; Jacob Koelzur. ov erseer $32 ;
R. L. Stubblefield freight. -7 03:
W R. Beardsle. overseer. 8504 2 :
Chas Bertrand, overseer. $679.80
Ambrose Bles, overseer. 213:
Joe. I'tnage. overseer. 8204.50;
Brookfield Co. road drags f233.4S
Auster-Wester Co., for giant gra
der, 1 400.77: H. K Emmerson,
Overseer. 222.04: T. E. Chewn
fng, overseer, $37.50; Chas. Slink
ard, overseer $25771; W. II. Poe
deputy surveyor, 194.10; J. E
Warner, county surveyor, 81,068.
17; Judges Myers, Frazer and
Bandy, services, 5 each.
STILL THEY COME.
You Just can t keep good people
from reading the Kicker. They
want the truth. While Sol Dle
tjold is the only hustler who has
shown evidence of activity dur
ing the holidays, yet the list
grows. Sol got In with four.
Since this was put in type Joe
Mackley of Blodgett gets In with
a couple of good ones.
Oran Chas. Schott. Chas. Hal
ter, Lawrence Grojean. John Mor
rle, Wm. Schott, Louis J. Legrand
John J. Klipfel, A. 8. Pchlosser. B.
Jochim. E. C. Bowman. N. Dan
nenmueller. George A- Legrand,
New Hamburg. Leo Cosine. Jr.
John Stlke. John Bcblitt, Louis
Goetz. B. Pcnuemer, Martin fjlas
tetter. Martin Blscher.
Commerce. E. Magnes, Isaac
Ross Geo. Glueck.
lllmo. Aug. Elfert, Geo Ruth
Chaffee. Joe A. Legrand, A M.
Morley Ed. Snider. Fred Wil
liams Randies. Joe Schlosser. Frank
Bleda Joe Hahn, Wm. Oosebe,
Benton. G. W. Mlnter. Henry
Samples. Chas. Harris, J. A smith
fl. T. Todd.
St. Louis.-B. J. Enderle. Mrs.
Lena Reubelke. Miss Lizzie Ai
t) i(h h t
Blodgett. R. 1) Puckett. J, T.
Fornfelt. CaBper Elfert.
Slkeston. Mrs. Mary MaHterson.
W. H. Tanner.
Cape Girardeau. W. B. Ross.
Vanduser. J. A. York.
Kelso. Emil Ledure.
H. P. Beanblossom, Mauckport,
lad. ; J. A. Sllnkard, Zalma ; W. F.
Koch, Jacob, 111.
You get the cook, and S- B.
Boanlman at Fornfelt will fumiidi
your bouse- He sells and buys new
and second-hand furniture. It will
pay you to see him before going
elsewhere. Adv. 3-2t
If you want lands for invesrt
tisent or for a home, see or write
W. E.Ward, Gregg building, Jon
flOboro, Ark. Mr. Ward lived in
Commerce for 80 years. 51-tf
Get a 1013 Kicker calander.
I THE BOtTTHTCAST
The system is turning out boy
burglars as well as millionaires
Sid Sparks, aged 10. or Maiden,
and Earnest Goodnight i of Spi Ing
field, 111., aue l 18. are In the S.od
dard county Jail. They were
caught burglarizing the store of
Oscar Thompson at Hell city one
night last week. Mr. Thompson
had seen the young men hanging
around and his suspicions became
aroused. After closing his place 1 east papers Is of robberies and
for the night he quietly returned hold-ups. At Poplar Bluff Mrs. J.
and secreted himself in the store I a. Baker was going home when a
and awaited developments. The foodpad snatched her purse con
young nfD effected an entrance ' talnlng 818,80. In the same town
and after they were in the store ; the produce house of Goodwin A
Mr. Thompson confronted them Jean was entered and robbed.
with a revolver, having made a
light, and ordered them to throw
up their hands. They demurred,
as each of them had a 38 calibre
pistol, but Mr. Thompson disarm
ed one of them and then turned
his attention to the other who
who was also disarmed.
Jackson Item. Thursday morn-1
ing when the family of Ex-Judge
Jacob Eggimann. living about a I
mile north of Dutchtown wns
about to arise they noticed fire
at the barn. Rushing out in their
bare feet, they Just succeeded in
liberating the horses, but saved
little else. The fnrm machinery
was In a seperate building, ex
cept a corn checker, which was
destroyed. In the barn were
about 25 tons of hay. The build
ing was a large and gix.i one.
The property was Insured in the
Farmers' Mutual, and the direct-!
ors went down there Friday and
adjusted the amount of insurance
to be paid him at ?777. The loss j
Is fully twice as much or more. I
but Mr. Eggimann, for instance. !
Carried insurance on only 400 j
bushels of corn.
Returning home from Dexter
three farmer boys Carl Vaughn
and Tom and E. H. Ross, were I
held up near their home by three
man. After some "preliminaries j
the three men legan shooting at
the boys The Bloomfle id indica
tor gives this account : The boys j
stood their ground until the men j
all of whom were shooting at
them, were close to them. Carl
then ran down the side of the
dump and fell, as he rose he w is
shot in the right shoulder, the
bullet ranging downward into the
breast bore. The men ordered
the boys to throw up their hands.
Carl put up his left and told them
he could not raise his right as
they had shot him through the
shoulder. They came tip to the
boys and went through their pock
ets but round nothing. They the;:
asked the boys '.heir names and
where they lived and told them to
Hold-ups are not confine I to the
cities 'Civilisation" Is spre ding
to the country. The Campbdl ci
tlzen si ys: C.C, ' ashley and Kel
ly Willams. of Paulding, Mo., were
iiei i up and robbed of their money
last Friday night between th;.t
town and Boynton, rk. Lashley
lost abo it F9 1 ai d Williams abo t
G5. Mashal Hardin, of this
place, was called by phone that
night and early next morning ap
peared on the scene with hi
hounds The dogs failed to run
down anyone, but followed the
tracks of the thieves to where
they had hitched their horses. By
examining theborses tracks, offi
cers later located one of the nni
' mals. then the man who rode him
that night. Still later three men
were arrested and put in the Ken- j
Cape Republican. The supreme
court en bank will now pass on
: the case of Louis Houck and oth-
ers to restrain the Little River
darinage district from collecting
' a special tax of 25 cents an acre
' on every acre of land in the dis-
I triot til meet Contingent expenses
One commissioner of the court
i had decided that the special tax
I was constitutional and must be
paid. The Houck attorneys tnen
' appealed to the entire court to
pass upon it. This is the case
that has caused many landowners
to withhold this special tax and
since the one commissioner passed
favorably upon it the collector
at once published notice that the
tax must be paid.
Cape Republican. lulien A. Fox.
a Socialist lecturer connected
with the National Ripsaw, deliv
ered a lectur illustrated with
stereopticon views to an audience
of 30 at DeRay school house last
Friday night. He took a number
of subscriptions to the Rir Paw.
It appears that one campaign is
hardly over until the Socialists
begin another. Such a persistent
propaganda is bound to produce
some kind of results sooner or la
ter. Edwin Farrnr. a 1 6-year-old
bov of Advance, and a cornpan
Ion went t the woods
Irate Christmas. They
! fire, tapped a jug of whiskey and
proceeded to get drunk. Later a j pood farm.
man passing in a buggy heard Harry Banks, who has been ab
groans and. on investigation, scent for some time, is again be
found the Farrar boy ly ing in the. hind the counter at Banks store.
edge of the fire with his ciotnes
partly burned off. He was sever
ly burned, but will probably re
covera cripple for life. Much
of the flesh of one leg was burned
Theo. Mueller, cashier of the
Campbell bank, was found short
some $80,000. He was released
on $10,000 bond. 1b It not a lit
tle queer that a man who takes
it by the thousands can give bond
while the fellow whose necessity
forces him to take a little food
or clothing always goes to prison?
If a worklngman pets enught, all
of the workinginen cry "crucify
him." If a capitalist gets caught
the capitalists sttmd by him.
"The icfrtiess spirit is coming
upon many of our citizens, and
they will wonder nvv y to seek
other and more acceptable loca
tions." snys the Pemiscot Argus.
It Is always so nbout this time of
the year In communities where
landlordism has developed The
poor tenants move from place to
place In the hope of doing better
but landlords are landlords.
Much of the news In the South-
Near Kennett Hardin Victor
cut his fathers throat dangerous
ly. It seems that the old man at
tempted to assault the wife of
the eon. Too much ' Christmas
Mrs. Dora Kromann died last
week at Appleton. Cape county,
aged 86 years.
HOW ABOUT THIS?
New York, Pec. 28. Yale has
the banner eh ipter of Socialism,
according to reports made to the
annual convention of the Inter-,
conciliate Socialist Society.
The annual report states that
twenty undergraduates and two
graduate chapters were added to
the Sociaty thisyetr.
Clifford Smith, Morley;
Miss Maggie Patterson, Vand'r.
Porter Wilson. Vanduser;
Miss Rosa Cartwright, Chaffee.
Jack Allen, Vauduser,
Miss Mamie Cartwrlght.Vand'r.
Thos Mi Simmons. Benton ;
Miss Mina E. Jacobs. Benton.
J. C. Deardwell Moroeto. Indian
Miss Bessie Randolph. Oran.
Oscar Parker, Morehouse;
Miss Jennie Mabrey, Morehouse.
Thos. M. Ferkins. Cape Glr.
Miss Delia Ives. Chaffee.
Wm. C. Tomllnson, Morley;
Miss Nalia Bryant. Morley.
R. H. Thurmau. Torham. Ill :
Miss Maggie Kenon, do
Nathaniel Dabbs. Morley ;
Mrs. Mary F. Reeves. Morley.
Henry Banks, Oran;
Miss Millie Reckons. Asherville
J. E. Wallace. Canalou;
Miss Dora Behtinger, Canalou.
HERE AND YONDER.
A. J. Patterson and J. A. York,
of Vanduser. were here Thursday.
They told of an automobile acci
dent iu which Mr. York's car slid
into Little River near Harbison.
In the car were Mr. York and wo
sons Hobart and Lloyd. Marshall
Patterson and .lo'in and Zeno Kin
ley Marsh ill h id three ieeth ex
tracted, and Hobart pot his i.o?e
skinned and a leg hurt. The ear
was gotten out of the river by
the Butchason brothers.
Esra Samples came up from Ca-
ruthersviile to spend the holidays
with home folks near Benton.
P. R. Williams and Nathaniel
Dabbs of Morley township, were
here Saturday and Mr. Dabbs
got the papers." On the day
following Mr. Pabbs was married
to Mrs. Mary Reeves at the home
of Walter ri llngham SquireGup
ton officiating. Mr. Dabbs is 72
years young and the bride is 62.
D. J. Bonnifield of Blodgett. Joe
Hahn of Bleda and W. H. Tanner,
of Sikeston were here Tuesday.
R A. Butler and son Robert, of
Commerce township and Carter
Foster of Hickory Grove were in
ivn ton Tuesday
t M. Simmons of Sandy woods
and Miss Mina Jacobs, daughter
cf ur. an(j Mrs. j. y Jacobs cr
nenn Ellis, were married at Oran
iat week. They will make their
j home in Sandywoods.
Fu pnwt IV, ',,.! nnrl inn T"lTTnr
and Leslie Dennis, of near Bleda.
A. A. Evans, of Morley and L. 0.
Williams of Vanduser, were Kick
er callers Tuesday.
Mary Gangle will find her purse
at this office. It was found by
! a. A. Ev nns and W. H. Tanner.
i Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Branam of
Vanduser. spent Tuesday night
j with the Kicker family.
Mrs. Sam Worley and daughter.
Miss Bessie, spent the hloidays at
Mr. and Mrs. Zollie Glenn of Or
an were in Benton Friday and
visited the Kicker.
T. J. Huey. of Oak Grove called
OR the Kicker Monday.
Oet a 1013 Kicker calander.
Frank Legrand of near Kelso
was in the Dirnberger neighbor
hood last week buying cattle. He
intended to ship to St. Louis, but
learned that river traffic had wns
over for the winter and sold to
Roscoe Steck at Benton.
Barney Seitinan. who has been
in Illinois on legal business con-
to cele- cerning his father s estate re
built a ! turned or. the 24tb. I!n t-oiirt he
pained a suit that involved a
, Uncle Billy Jehlin of Sanclv-
woods and John Blattel of Kelso
were here Saturday.
John Hofer took bis wife to the
Farmington asylum and reports
she is getting better.
John A. Scherer of Schererville
and Louis Berger, of Fornfelt,
were here Monday.
Paul Rolwlng of Charleston is
visiting the family of Louis Pfer
ferkorn. A eon was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Wammack on the 10th.
Otto Pfefferkorn, of Chaffee,
spent Xmas here with home folks.
The fhaffee Ice Co. will put in
a depot here
Ed. L. Miller was at Benton
A. Misplny was at Benton Monday.
FROM NEW HAMBURG
Sol I Heboid went to Benton, 111.,
to partake of a dinner given In
honor of Thos Swafforda 41st
birthday anniversary, which was
on Saturday, Dec. 21. But Mrs.
Swofford set the dinner on the
following day, Sunday, and had
Invited Mr. Dlebold. Mr. Swaf
ford did not know of this arrange
ment and when Mr. Dfebold ai riv
ed he was met at the train by
Mrs Swafford and the children.
When Mr. Swafford -same home
he was much surprise 1 an.' It whs
a happy meeting of friends Mrs.
Swafford had prepared an excel
lent dinner of the best the mark
et affords, and 28 persons, all
relatives except Mr. Dlebold, en
Joyed the feast. Mr. Dlebold was
seated between T. W. and J. M.
Swafford and asked to consider
himself a Swafford for that day.
Besides these there was pres
ent Mrs. Anna Drummon, Mrs.
Sidney Sanders, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Smith, J. P. Jones. J. M.
Swafford. Leslie Ramsey, Randle
Smith and their families all of
Benton, 111., and Mrs. L. A. Hen
cy. of Oran. Benton has a popu
lation of 8,000. Is the county seat
of Franklin county and has three
railroads, six churches, two pub
lic schools, one high school that
cost 45,(101, a flouring mill, two
coal mines that employ 15 0 men
and an automobile, stove and
pump factory now under con
struction that will give employ
ment to 1,000 persona The city
has electric lights and water
works, and a $150,00 coke and
gas plant Is to be put In opera
tion during the year. What at
tracted Mr. Diebold most was the
sociability of the people. He says
everyuoay spotce 10 nim ana ap
peared friendly and not stiff
and selfish toward strangers as
in most places. He enjoyed his
John, Wm .Nick and Albert Hal
ter, the Oran butcher boys, came
over to take Christmas dinner
with their mother and sisters.
And how those butcher boys can
eat when they get over here
Where we have something good
Jot Hahn hae put in a tele
phone from Kelso and Celestine
Is flgerlng on extending It to
Benton. He says he can tell it
be.ter over a telephone where no
one can see him blush.
While on their way to Benton j
, to pay taxes Friday Jacob Uie-
doio ana oaugnter. miss uiemen
tine spent Friday with his son.
Often farmers are heard to say
It is harder to get money now
than ever before. Why is 1. so? Is i
It because you are getting your '
A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. I
Wm Legrand and wns christened
Monday. Albert Legrand and sis
ter. Miss Coletta. stood sponsors.
Otto 1 Heboid spent the holidays
with his cousin. Celestlns Hahn,
Anton Glueck and August Wel
ter of Kelso, and Lawrence linlii,
of Fornfelt. were here Christmas.
Albert Legrand and Celestine
Hahn took Christmas dinner with j
Mr and Mrs. Joe Compass. It
is reported that Celestine foun
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schwartz
and baby spent Christmas with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis i
Chas Selitt and daughter. Miss ,
Dina, visited his daughter, Mrs.
Anton Glueck, at Kelso last week.
A very large crowd helped to
celebrate the birthday anniversa
ry of Mrs. Louis Westrich Xmas.
Miss Clara Halter of Oran vis
ited her sister, Mrs. Joe Pfeffer-
: korn, Christmas.
j Miss Mary Reigert spent the
holidays with her brother at
Miss Josephine Schott and lit
tle sister of Chaffee were here
Charley Schoen came down from
Cape to spend Christmas with his
Let nobody head off that Wil
son prosperity. We farmers need
.Tfthn nnrl inrlv Hnchpp nf IVin.
! jar Bluff came home for Xmas.
yr an(j jarB. Phil Harnes of
Chaffee were here Christmas,
a daughter was born to Mr.
ar xi ..lop nackfish and wns
christened Christina Reglna. John
Graeser and Reglna Wledfield ac
ted as sponsors.
Adam Reigert, wife and babies
of stumptown spent Christmas
with bis parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Last Thursday we had our first
snow of the season, and some of
the young folks were out sleigh
ing. Nick Scherer and family of forn
felt spent Christmas here with
i her mother. Mrs. Marv Groiean
Owing to bad weather Sunday
the attendance at church was
Mrs. Martin Biseher and daugh
ter were in Benton Tuesday.
Mrs Simon Blattel was a visitor
Henry Welter went over to
Prof. Sehulte left Thursday for
Le oGrojean is suffering with a
FROM BUGG RIDGE
The young folks gathered at
the home of Mr .and Mrs. W. B.
Dillingham Sunday before Christ
mas to enjoy themselves. Pres
ent were Bryan Meyers, Charles
Speer, Claude Reeves, O. Dilling
ham, and the Misses Eunice Dil
lingham, Hazel Tlmmons, Verna
Lisle, Myra Myers, Bertha Reeves
and Luda Dillingham.
During the holiday vacation of
school our teachers, W. A. Crltes,
principal, and Miss Beatrice How
ell, assistant, went to their homes
to spend Christmas.
Our Sunday school is petting
on well. We have prayer meet
ing every Wednesday night and
Bible reading Sunday nights.
We have had some Christmas
here, but not so much as An cell.
At hat pi tee In saloon of George
Rodemyor was blown up with dy
namite a few days before Christ
mas. Laborers are camped near
there in tents who work at double
tracking the Cotton Belt rail
road. Among them was one Pat
Powers, who has a record as an
ex -con vlct and who had trouble
in the afternoon with the saloon
keeper and Is said to have threat
ened to blow up the place. After
supper there were several laborers
in the saloon. Also Judge Thom
as. About 7:80 a terrific explos
ion occured and all was darkness
The shock extinguished the llght
Moans and groans told that some
were hurt. The explosives had
been put under the building di
rectly under the bar, but fortu
nately Mr. Rodemeyer and his bar
tender, Mr. Lalamondleur, had
Just stepped from behind the bar.
Charley Ash and another man
were standing at the bar drinking
and were painfully hurt. Three
others were hurt. Judge Thomas
was blown up against the celling,
but was not hurt. Neither was
Mr. Rodenmeyer, theflntended vic
tim. The bar fixtures and build
ing were wrecked. The building
was a good, two-story, about 24x
50 and belonged to Peter Welter.
Some of the floor Joist were found
in the attic. Some of the Injured
were sent to the hospital In St.
Louis In a critical condition.
That so many escaped unhurt
Is a merlcaL
Pat Powers has not been heard
from and has, perhaps, made good
his escape. His victims are re
ported as all getting along nicely
and It is thought that none will
lose their legs although several
had severe fractures.
C A. Fink of lllmo and Miss Jen
nie Drury. daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jules Drury, of Cape Girar
deau, were married by Squire L.
Dannenmueller. The couple spent
their honey-moon visiting In St.
Louis and elsewhere and will
make their home at lllmo. where
Mr. Fink has a position as tele
Frank Sharp of Tine Bluff was
here visiting his brother, Bert,
during the holidays and has gone
to Poplar Bluff to bring back
Mrs Frank Sharp, who was for
merly Miss Shlfton. They will
make their home here and Mr.
Sharp will work at carpentering.
Mrs. Louisa Rubel is very sick
with lagrlppe and other ailments.
Her daughter. Mrs. Emma Light
ner of St. Louis, is with her.
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Steck return
ed Saturday from their Holiday
visit in St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Koch of Ja
cob. 111. were here last week. Be
cause he is a non-resident Mr. K.
was disqualified as executor of
his father s will and Emil Steck
appointed by the probate court.
Tom Davis, a Cotton Belt con
ductor, died at Texarkan hospital
and his remains were taken to
De'roit. Mich, for burial. He was
well known here and had many
J A. Finch went 10 Ctr ffee Sat
urday as attorney for the plain
tiff in the ease of Beggs vs. Ap
plegate. which resulted in a ver
dict for the plaintiff fo 100 60.
The Misses Freda Altenthal and
Knelbert of Jackson were Forn
felt visitors during the holidays.
place, was here last week among
friends. He had just returned
from Canada, where he says it Is
too cold to spend Christmas.
Claude Binkley. formerly of this
August Eifert. Charles Will and
Casper Elfert were at Benton
J. T.White has installed an elec
tric piano in his pool room.
Mr. and MJrs. W. C. Arnold spent
Christmas nf Charleston.
Mrs. J. A. Finch spent part of
last week in St- Louis.
The Misses Gladys Held. Anna
T. Anderson and Georgia Hutton
and Hugh Blaekledge. who were
away attending school, came
home for the holidays.
The Misses Ella Moore. Luey
Ferrell and Annie Haw of Farm
ington were here for ihe holidays.
Mrs. Conzada Clymer and daugh
ter, of Charleston, were visitors
here just before the holidays.
Miss Bernice Johnson, who is
teaching at Morley, spent last
week at her home here.
Mrs. Rose Myers and son, Cecil,
were holiday visitors at Anna, 111.
Miss Mary Beardsle of Blodgett
spent Christmas here.
R. W. Flnley of Chaffe wns here
a few days this week.
Mrs. Berie Davis of Cairo vis
ited here this week.
Miss Daisy Leedy of Benton was
Mack Jenkins and family, of
Parma. Llnson Dabbs and family
of Morley were visitors at J. M.
Spradlin's a few days last week
Otto Springer, who has been in
the Cairo hospital for the past
two weeks returned home Friday
Ray and Harlln Payne, of Forn
felt spent a few days last week
! with Chas. and Dewey Garvey.
Miss Mae Daugherty spent a
few days with ber grand-mother.
Mrs. Nancy Greer, last week.
Mrs. Albert Ancell and children,
of Kelso, spent a few days with
P. Williams last week.
Miss Linnie Garvey, who spent
the summer In St. Louis is visit
ing home folks.
Ed. and Ray Eifert, of lllmo,
spent Sunday with Fred and Otto
Grover Newell spent Xmas with
home folks at Marble Hill. 1
Pascal Greer and family spent
Monday at the Cape.
Miss Daisy Hpradiin is visiting
at Morley this week.
Miss Mena Bles is staying at
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Mr. and Mrs. A. Felton, and Mrs
August Lux and son Fred and
Hsnirhlnr Mlu Alvlnn and John
Relnagle spent Thursday with
the family of George uiuok.
With the passing of Leap year
the Kelso boys are all smiles, for
they will soon have a chance to
talk to the girls ngaln.
Miss Lulu Dumey, who has been
staying with the family of Jos
Scherer, near Benton, returned to
her home Christmas.
Neighbors gathered at the Do
nat Scherer home Thursday night
to remind him of his birthday.
All had a good.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Seyer of 8t.
Louis spent the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Glas
tetter. Little Theon, son of Mr. and
Mrs. A. Martin, broke an arm last
Thursday while playing in the
Mrs. B. Fullenwlder and daugh
ter, Miss Cora, spent Wednesday
With the family of Joe Welter.
BenJ. Dohogne, who attended
school at Qulncy, HI., spent the
holidays here with home folks
Mr. arid Mrs. Alfred Chatman
spent Christmas with her parenis.
M. and Mrs. Donat 8cherer.
Ben Enderle of St. Louis sent a
box of Christmas presents to his
brothers and sisters here.
Joe Ressel and a friend from
Minnesota spent Christmas with
the family of Frank Ressel.
Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Bollinger of
Benton spent Christmas with her
mother, Mrs. Louisa Logel.
A Jolly crowd gathered at the
home of Phillip Hahn Christmas
and had a good time.
Miss Ruth Kaffenberger. who Is
attending school at Jackson, was
home for Christmas.
Terry Baker of Vanduser spent
part of last week with his sister
Mrs. C. Fullenwlder.
Miss Katie Blattel spent a few
days last week with her sister
Mrs. A. Martin.
The marriage of Jos. Seyer and
Miss Paulino Dohogne was an
Willie Scherer and Albert En
derie were at Phil. Westrlch s on
Earnest Ross is visiting friends
.Tru Ki hlnsHcr. Aucust Halter
and Henry and Frank ThomaB
were at Benton last week paying
taxes and complained that taxes
are high but not as high as the
new court house.
Uncle Joe Pobst. our boss car
penter, who worked steadily for
five months, decided to spend the
holidays with old friends at Oran
and B'leda. We hope he won t
stay loo long.
Johnnie Grosclose spent Xmas
right at Allenville. The girls up
there must be very attractive
Leo Schlitt. wife and baby
spent Christmas with relatives
near New Hnmburg.
Robt. Patterson and family
spent part of last week with
relatives at Perkins.
mioh rtnrn Seabouzh. our teach-
' er. spent last week with home
j folks at DeRay.
Leo Schott of Oran bought 40
acres of land from Charley War
Iner for SI .900.
Wm. Baker has gone to ArKan
sas to spend the balance of the
Dr. Fakes and E. L. Blont of
Gosham, Ilk, were here on a busi
Curtis Hunt and Rhody Baker
were married at Allenville Xmas.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schaef
ot hnvo moved to the hills.
.Tnhn Dirnberger of New Ham
burg, was here last week.
Mrs. Joe Bradsnaws orotner oi
Bell City is visiting ber.
Barney Jochim of near DeRay
was here Saturday.
Otis Groscloee was at the cape
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Miss Dixie Hi pVedeTtaktowl
tending school ''E5Suyi,
came home for the hriB
Miss Lllllam JgjKtStOm
beea atteadlng sch JBl 1 nc
is here visiting relatives.
"Henry Daugherty, who Is WOT
Ing at Morehouse visiteo
folks last week. fl,keston.
Miss Maggie Sh mK, oi n
It visiting her sister, Mrs.
HMnr.erB.le and her daughter.
Waited at Tux co las tween.
I. visiting Miss Ruth
Mrs. May Norman, of Bell city,
la visiting relatives hereHkegt0
Miss Sallle Swain, of Slkeston,
la visiting friend her
John Greer and family have
ISAii?. of Canalou.
JnlBS liinni "Vrt
visited here last week.
Mrs Mary Laflure la visiting
relatives In St. I-1.
Miss Stella Bray visited at Hen
ton Wednesday. n
Miss Lilly Bynum wenttoOrao
MMrsa Alice Perdue went to Oran
TLlUleyGeorge Ford is sick.
Mrs. Cora Boyett and little
daughter. Gentaline er
parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. toy
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gffitSS daughter. ta.jjj
ited at her mother s. Mrs. Lucy
ett last week. .
Mr. and Mrs. Mauchen vis te.i
relatives at Vanduser Saturday.
Carl Wisdom, who has been at
tending school at Vanduser. ha
been at Crowder the past week.
Claud Reeves, of near Oran, visi
ted relatives here last weelt.
Mrs T. V. Moulder. Of Morley
visited relatives here last week.
Mrs Rcna Pratt, who was tak
en to the hospital is reported no
Joe Marshall of Butler county
has moved back to Crowder.
Will Ellis, of Harnersvllle visi
ted friends here this week.
Dick Whltsell has moved to thf
t ! rT-ln whn has been vist-
Iltlng relatives here returned to
his home at uaiven uyi
Sunday , .
Miss Rebah Walker spent Xmas
with friends at Charleston.
j. L. Btrayhorn left last wees
Jim Mltchcl. wife and daugh
ter Miss Mary, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Dill Sell-.oi
c w. Dotler and family, of Old
eon. Mo., spent last week with W,
D Hampton end family.
The pound supper at Mrs. .!,
Hutchason's Friday night wai
Robt Brown and wife, of Last
Prairie, are visiting relatives end
Grandma Collier, aged 86, died
Friday and was buried Baturdny.
Ray" Wilbur and Miss Myrtle
Lam lej were married last wesk.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Twlol visited
relatives in Morley last week.
During the holidays the press
announced that Carnegie would
give twenty-five millions to char
ity. If Carnegie and his kind
would quit robbing the workers
there would be no need of charity
They take a dollar from a work
er and toss back a penny and call
Mrs. Mary Saben died in Saint
Louis Ilecenber 23, aged 04 yeara
in mmlni! to America from Oer-
Imany In 1818 her parents were
i shipwrecked on the Azores Island
where Mrs. Saben was born. She
I came to St. Louis in the year of
jthe high water, 1844, and lived
' ever since.