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THE. DAILY MISSOUBIAH, FBIDAI EVENING, SEPTEMBER. 7, 1917.
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AFTER TWENTY YEARS
Hallsville Banker to Study
at University During His
Leave of Absence.
TO ENTER THIS FALL
Same Studies He Abandoned
as a Boy Now to Be Re
sumed by Him.
Twenty years ago, when university
educations were not considered so es
sential for future business success as
they are today, Dave B. Carpenter, a
Centralla boy, who had "tried col
lege" for a yea-or so, decided that
he had received enough training at the
University of Missouri. So he re
turned to his home In Centralia, later
to enter the bank of Hallsville. In
later jears he became the bank's
Next week, with lS-year-old fresh
men and the numerous sophomores.
juniors and seniors who come back to
Columbia, there will be waiting at the
registrar's office for enrollment
blanks, one David B. Carpenter, no
longer Dave Carpenter of Centralia,
but now David B. Carpenter, success
ful banker of Hallsville.
Mr. Carpenter's "come-back" to the
University is after one of the longest
periods of absence on record at the
office of the alumni secretary. Stu
dents have been known to return
after several years' absence, but
never before In the history of the
school has the longing for "Old Mis
sou" remained and triumphed after
Mr. Carpenter has been in active
charge of the Hallsville Bank for a
number of years, and the leave of ab
sence for one year was granted at a
recent meeting of the board of di
rectors as a reward for faithful and
Mr. Carpenter will take up the
same studies he left twenty years ago.
and, according to reports from Halls
ville, he intends to be a loyal Tiger
rooter at the football games, join in
all the mass meetings and, in short,
lose out on none of the college spirit
that he might find here.
PLANS FOE CAPITAL BOAD
Highway Commissioner Promises To
See That It Is Built
The Ashland-Jefferson City road at
last stands a splendid chance of be
ing changed from a muddy highway
into a turnpike, says the Dally Capital
News of Jefferson City. The state
, highway commission, composed of E.
L. Sanford, George McAnich and A.
C. McKlbbin, accompanied by Hugh
Stephens, made a trip over the famous
triangle road from Jefferson City to
Columbia; to Fulton and return to
Jefferson City. The trip was the first
time the new members of the commis
sion had gone over the route and they
were pleased with it. They wondered
only at the fact that it had not been
finished between Jefferson City and
-Hugh Stephens as the head of the
committee which had the construction
of the Ashland road has expended
about $3,000 In purchasing right of
ways and getting the road graded.
The members of the commission
yesterday promised to take the road
up and see that it is finished with a
hard surface. In order to do that they
hae proposed to the residents. along
the road that they form a benefit as
sessment district for the entire six
teen miles and vote $50,000 worth of
bonds. The state highway commission
has promised to set aside $50,000 out
of the state and federal funds. This
will gie about $6,000 per mile for the
entire sixteen miles.
MB. GAUNTLETT LOSES 828
Purse Mining Affor Returning' from
St. Lonls Trip.
On his return to Columbia a few
days ago from a short business trip
to St. Louis, Basil Gauntlett found
that he was penniless. Mr. Gauntlett
was one of the last persons to leave
the coach at the Wabash Station. Mr.
Gauntlett had his bill fold when he
left the car. He took a taxicab and
when he reached home he started to
pay the drher, but his purse was
A careful search of the taxicab and
the car at the Wabash Station was
made at once, but the purse contain
ing $2S was not found. The police
were notified, but the money has not
Klbot Ministry Still In Office.
By Associated Press
PARIS. Sept. 7. The resumation of
the Ribot ministry was decided upon
after a session of the cabinet today.
President Poincaire asked the premier
and the ministers to withhold their
resignations until the senate, the
chamber of deputies and the presi
dent have returned to Paris to discuss
AGAIN STUDENT HERE
Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishings, Tools, Cutlery and
Paints at Under the Market Prices
A-B GAS RANGES
in sizes and styles for all. Finished
in rustproof enamel and glass over
doors. Tested and endorsed by Good
Prices are cheaper than other gas
ranges of equal grade.
THOR VACUUM CLEANERS
take away the drudgery of house
cleaning. They are light, easy to op--erate,
use little electric current and?
do their work well.
Phone for a demonstration.
HANDY FRUIT JAR BOLDEBS
make home canning easy. Will hold
pint, quart or half-gallon jars.
Price, 10 Cents Each t
NATIONAL METAL, WEATHER
reduces your fuel bills and keeps out
dirt and coal smoke.
Let us measure your windows and
doors and give you price installed.
Columbia references furnished.
WE SELL AT ONE
PRICE AND OUR
GOODS ARE ALL
MARKED IN PLAIN
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are the result of much study and
work, coupled with skilled labqr
working with best materials, to pro
duce the best and most convenient
kitchen cabinet. They are compact,
well made and will accommodate the
kitchen utensils and supplies for the
ordinary family. They are an orna
ment to any kitchen and the prices
Priced $30.00 and Upward
STEALING MAZDA ELECTBIC
in sizes from 7 fb 750 watts.
Replace burned-outl'carbon lamps
with Sterling Mazda Lamps and get
greatly increased light for less
The Vnlcanlzer which meets present day re
jnirements-economy of time and money and
strict utility. with
Low 5 Minute
Vnlcanlzer you jet
better service at
less cost than with
ury other. Take
less time, and yo-i
can do it yourself in
five minutes. No
trouble and abso
FLAME and vulcanizes perfectly. Patented.
Ynlcanizer and 1 dor. Patches . $1.50
Extra Patches with Heat Units, dot, $1.00
Jacks, Tire Tools, Pressure Gauges,
Vulcanlzers, Repair Cement, -Vulcanizing
Rubber, Valves, Valve Cores,
Johnson's Wax, Johnson's Carbon Re
mover, Mud Hooks, Tire Chains,
Blow-out Patches and Hook-on Boots.
Firestone and Gordon Tires to fit
For a short 'time we are selling
both these tires at a substantial dis
count from list prices.
OCEDAB MOPS AND OILS
We sell and recommend Ocedar,
Wizard and New Way Mops and Oils.
Liquid Veneer, Blue Ribbon Metal
Polishes, Stove Polishes and Enamels.
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COOK STOVES AND BANGES
A large showing of Bridge &
Beach and Round Oak wood, coal, and
three fuel Ranges. Owing to our
early and large purchases of these
goods we are enabled to sell you
these highest grade stoves at the
price of cheaper made ones.
The Fuel Economist
Elgin Ovens are placed
on top of gas, gasoline, oil
or alcohol stoves. Soon pay their
cost in fuel saved in baking.
Redact Yoar Com BUI
Durablv made and hand .
sanely finished. Bake perfectly
on both shelves Just the rilht heig-ht
from floor. No stooping to watch pro
sjrese of baking-. Me, to last In erery
detail. Easr-Slida Racks. Brass hlng-es
on doors. Variety ot sites lists or
metal doors. Call to act the EUio
THOB, ELECTBIC WASHERS
will launder the finest lace as well
as the coarser linen, without the least
They are guaranteed for five years, ,.
are economical to operate and are
great labor savers.
We will be glad to demonstrate
them for you.
We are showing Electric Grills,
Toasters, Curling Irons, Percolators,
Sad Irons and Chafing Dishes, Snap
Sockets, Plugs, Drop Cord, Switches
and Light Shades, Ever-Ready Flash
Lights and Lanterns.
wi "r '--T-fi-Ti "sit
THE STORE FOR
In order to make room for winter
goods, we are offering our entire line
of high grade Leonard Refrigerators
and Ice Boxes at one-third off the
regular prices. Get your refrigerator
before the assortment is broken.
NEW PEBFECTION OIL COOK
in one, two, three and four-burner
sizes. Buy one now before the 1918
advance in price.
Oil and Gas Heaters
PAINTS AND VABNISHES
We carry a large line of Paints,
Varnishes, Stains, Japalac, Alabastine
and Floor Wax.
Let us help you select your paints
and varnishes for autumn clean-up.
PBEPABED BOOFING -
In one, two, three-ply and mineral
surfaced. Better and cheaper than
Estimates cheerfully furnished.
A large showing of newest
patterns of Oneida Commun
ity Ware, guaranteed from
ten tq fifty years.
Carving Sets, Butcher
Knives, Paring Knives, Food
I Choppers and Kraut Cutters.
ALUMINUJI AND ENAMEL WABE
We carry a large line of Wear
Ever Aluminum and Vollrath White
Enamel Ware, each the best of its
Tinware, Copper Nickel-plated
Ware, Garbage Cans, Trash Burners,
Mop Buckets, Oil Cans.
WATCH OUR SHOW
WINDOWS FOR DIS
PLAY OF NEW