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V Iron eounty Register Entered lathe Post Office at Ironton, m. . Second Class Matter. Volume LIV. - JJUMBEB29 Ironton. Missouri. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1920 LOCAL BREVITIES. A Merry, Merry Christmas to all! These days are not cistern-filling, x The Christmas trade has been good. Grand Masque Ball next Monday night. Can you guess who is the "Phantom Foe?"-Adv.- v' Wm. Blue's new residence is ready for occupancy. Quite a rain, accompanieoTby lightn ing Monday night. ' The winds in December have been " very much like March. Work is progressing on II. L. Bell's garage and sales room. County court will meet in adjourn ed session December 31st. Will January and February even np on this so far open winter? Haveyou made any resolutions for . . the New Year? The Western Soon be here. - Union cars are still making headquarters at Sabula. . Quite a lot of beef and pork being-! peddled in town by the farmers. $5.00 REWARD Who is the "Phan tom Foe?" ' CP. Damron has acceptedtho po sition of City Attorney of Frederick town. ' t , , ' Two performances at the Academy Theatre Christmas Day. Matinee, 2:30; night. 7:45. ,. Mrs. Lulu Gross advises us that her Bon, William, is now located on a big ranch, near Mullin, Nebraska. v Collector Burnham reports that the tax-payers are coming forward quite lively these days of December. The High School Carnival last Fri day night was a success in,every par ticular. The receipts were $110. , A load of twenty-five turkeys, mar keted in Ironton last weekt brought the grower something over $100. The first Christmas card of the year has been received from our old friend, , James Laurence Brierton,of Holt, Al ' abama. This is the week that o'ershadows the school. Christmas and study! Their admixture is a juvenile impos sibility. ' A meeting of the members of the American Legion of the Thirteenth Congressional District at Bismarck next Monday. Valley dealers say there has been much inquiry from St. Louis the past week kf ram parties wanting turkey J for Christmas. Congressman Rhodes announces the appointment of Adolphus N. Lager of Lutesville as a cadet at the West Point Military Academy. Mrs. J. P. Gillam is spending a few weeks with her son, George, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Mrs. G. C. Curtis, of Poplar Bluff, is.also there. Eggs have been plentiful on the lo cal market the past week and some , have been exported. But that price keeps up to 65 and 70 cents a dozen. Mrs. Sweeney, relict of the late John Sweeney, died at her home, near Graniteville, Saturday night after a prolonged .illness, at the age of 93 years. Chas. J. Tual killed an 'eighteen pound wild turkey east of Ironton Monday. Several .other valley hunt ers are also reported to nave secured birds the past week. .The Cove Baptist Church wishes to announce that there will be Christ mas Tret. ' nd program at the Church ' Christmave, December 24th, at 7:30 p. M. Everybody invited. Elsewhere will be 'found an article, "A Ramble Among the Ozarksh" taken from Vox Arcadiensis, the bi-monthly magazine published by the 'pupils and students of Arcadia College. : All our Christmas Candies go at 25c 4 pound the rest- of this, week, v Chocolates, Cocoa Squares, Peanut , Brittle, all the same price. v Gay, & Kind ell Mebc. Co. Geo. Tullock, colored, whose house was destroyed "by fire in the early morning of December 12th, lost all his belongings, and barely had time to get out of the house before the Btructure fell. Mrs. Maggie P. . Bollinger writes the Register that her address is now Kingman, Arizona, and she expects to remain there for some time. She is with her son,, Ed, who has been located there for some time past. i The Registeb recently had a very pleasing letter from Mr. G. O. Whit worth of St. Louis. Goff is another Ironton boy who has made good. He occupies a mighty responsible position in theauditing department of the Missouri Pacific Railroad Com pany and is regarded as a most valu able man by his employers. And he's one of nature's real gentlemen. It is a genuine pleasure to know of his successt " . '. i . ' We hate lo Raise Prices Even for a Week, but We know you would never forgive us if we allowed' you to miss Mary Picklbrd's "THE HOODLUAJ", because of the few cents extra we have to charge each of you to see it THE PICTURE, OF 1000 LHUGHS - IS WORTH IT s TUESDAY,- DEC. 28. Admission, 15c and 30c Academy Theatre Mrs. H. D. Bollinger returned home this week from Belleview," where she has been for Borne time at the home of her daughter, Mrs. David Lasater. She reports Mrs. Lasater much im proved in health Greenville Sun. Recorder Hawkins has issued the following marriage licenses the past week: Maynard E. Pryor and Mary- Lucy Anderson of Middlebrook. Andrew Horn and Calsenne Parker of St. Louis. Elvins correspondence in Flat River News: "Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Yount of Ironton spent Saturday and Sunday here, guests of his sister and her hus b3nd, Mr. and Mrs Jas. G. Newman. Mr. and Mrs. Yount are newly weds, hawing married a few weeks ago." Desloge correspondence in Flat River News: "Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Macklcy and daughter,. Miss Ann Elizabeth, returned home Friday aft er having spent two or three days in St. Louis on a pleasure trip. They made the trip in their automobile." Strayed From the range near my farm on Marble Creek one black two-year-old heifer, and one red year old iheifer both marked with smooth crop and split in the left ear; also label in top of left ear. Will pay for information. W. L. White, Arcadia, Mo. The Register is indeed sorry to hear of the serious illness of Mr. Wil ey M. O'Neal at his home at Irondale, who is suffering with a tumor. Mr. O'Neal has been under treatment of St. Louis physicians . for several months past but does not seem to improve. We hope to hear of his be ing better soon. Piedmont Journal-Banner. 'Dr. J. L. Hickman went to Mill Spring Mon day to investigate some disease among their hogs there. The doctor had the misfortune to have his car catch on fire one night last week while on aJ call to the McCormick farm on St. Francis river. The damage amounted tp about $100.00. " , The following is reproduced from a recent issue of the St. .Louis Times: "Lyle Akers, age 19; son of Mr." and Mrs. H. F. Akers, formerly of Iron county, now of 1451 Chouteau ave., St. Louis, was knocked 'down at Fiftaenth street and Chouteau ave., by an automobile driven by William Reith of 230 Victor street, He ' was taken to the City Hospitai suffering from a crushed skull." As will be seen by an extract taken from last Friday's St. Louis Globe Democrat, Senator Burton is still try ing to secure a parole for Amalek Brooks, who is serving a life term in the penitentiary at Jefferson City for the murder of John Clemonds at Graniteville in August, 1905. Senator Burton was in the jail here at the same time Brooks was and has taken interest in the case, ever since. We were told yesterday by persons who ought to know that there would likely be a definite announcement forthcoming in the next few dayB re garding the sale of the 111. So. Ry. to the Lead Companies of St, Francois county and its operation by the M. R. B. T. Ry. Co. W,e are of the opinion that the sale will be approved and the new road put in operation very shortly. Farmington News. A eight not often witnessed any more in these days of modern trans portation was an eight mule team drawing a log-wagon which passed through town early last Thursday morning). The outfit was conveying a large steam boiler for the Welch Stave Co. from Quaker, " in Harmony township, to Northeutt, in Johnson township, where the company Is put ting up a new mill. Potosi Journal. The editor was quite pleased last week to hear from his old friend, Rev. Joel T. Mitchell, former paBtor of the Ironton Presbyterian church. Mr. Mitchell writes: "La Harpe is our home for the present. La Harpe is near Iola in Southeastern Kansas. This was, onoe, a smelter town, while the gas flow was sufficient to supplv industrial interests. It is iiow suffi cient for domestic uses only. .Tell the Register to come on here.". Following a tip reoeived, Sheriff Clark went to Fletcher Monday and located a still in a cave not far from the town. He arrested Henrv Wvl mann of Fletcher, who confessed thai he was the proprietor. Clark says he had to crawl nearly 200- Met from -Adv. the entrance of the cave to where the stu was located. Here tne cave was wider and almost high enough for one to stand upright. Some corn and wheat mash and a part of a barrel of molasses was found but none of the finished product. HUlsboro Demo crat, i Taken Up At my farm ten miles Bouhi of Ironton, on Marble Creek, a red Heifer, year old, with horns, marked with a swallow fork in the right ear. and overbit in the left. Owner can have the animal by pay ing expense. W. L. White, Arcadia, Mo. "Mrs. Clara G. Delano nd daughter, Miss Flora, who have beeu living in Laurel, Mississippi, for almost a year past, were in Ironton a few dayB last week. They came here from Parsons, Kansas, where they spent several weeks with Mr. Frank Guild and family before coming here, and are now in Bonne Terre with Lewis Delano and family with whom they will visitfor a while before returning to Mississippi. ' Mrs. Delano, we are glad to state, is enjoying much better health than she was when Bhe left here. , Farmington News: "Dr. W. E. Aubtichon, of Frankclay, was in Farm ington Tuesday to secure, if possible, authority to enforce more stringent quarantine regulations against the spread of smallpox in that town. He said the disease was now vin eight 1 families there and that a score of .persons outside these families had been exposed to it. ' The schools there have been closed and Dr. Williams, of Flat River, the County Health Physic ian, is going over there to day to as sist in establishing a more rigid quarantine in the hope that the dis ease can be stamped out before it gets any further headway in the com munity." n Piedmont Journal Banner: "The trial of William Johnson - held in Justice Young's court Wednesday re sulted in a dismissal of the suit on the motion of the prosecuting attorney Sheets. Insufficient evidence bad been procured by the state to sustain the charges that Johnson was one of the three who held up and robbed the ocoupants of the Missouri Southern officii recently. Johnson, it is eaid, had secured an abundance of evidence to prove that he was in. Piedmont at the time the robbery was committed. Johnson was recently under arrest charged with assault upon Herman Hillis and had been out on a bond of 9500. It has since been ascertained that another man by the same name washe one- tyho committed the as sault and Johnson was released from this charge and his bond refunded." Greenville Sun : . "Preliminary steps toward the actual organization of the six-team baseball league were taken at the meeting held at Turk's Hall in Williamsville, on the afternoon of December 12, and much real progress was made toward the contmmmation of this project, which hits been the subject for live discussion among the local fans for the past several weeks, and in view of the progress made at this initial meeting, a bosh league for this neck o' the woods next year seems an assured thing. Strong dele gations of fervent fans were present from five of the towns comprising the proposed league Des Arc, Pied mont,' Leeper, , Williamsville and Greenville. Annapolis was not rep resented at the meeting, and the question of whether Annapolis, Pat terson or Ellington should be taken in as the sixth member of the league was left open for future discussion. " ' Evidently the Mine, La Motte do main is going to pass into other hands. The Democrat-News was notified yes terday that the first notice of sale will be published next week and that the date of sale ia fixed for January, 20. The Bale notice will appear four times in this paper prior to January 20th. The sale Is held under a decree of foreclosure entered " in the Federal cohrt in So. Louis last week, and in cludes the Mine La Motte. domain of over 27,000 acres, v the Hiokory Nut mine and other property east of town amounting to about 1200 acrer and about 24,000 acres of wild land scat tered throughout the southern part of the county. Whatever may be the value of the property as a mining proposition, there is no doubt but that It haa a great value as agricul tural land. There are now ISO farms leased and about 8000 acres of cleared, tillable land. Soma of that land is as f good as the best in the county. The land lying in the southern part of the county has only the value of wild land. Fredericktowu Democrat News. , Strayed About the 15th of August from my farm on Tom Sauk, six miles west of Hogan, a dark bay year-old-past horse colt, with4wo white Lind feet and a small spot in forehead; when last set n had a bell with small collar. Please notify, Harry Middle ton, Pinkley, Mo. Poplar Bluff Republican: "The Lakes-to- Gulf marked highway was routed through Poplar Bluff from St. Louis to Little Rock this week when the Board of Directors of the Associa tion met here with delegates from a number of towns between here and St. Louis. The Highway starts at Chi cago, and comes through Peoria and Springfield, 111., to St. Louis, over a paved state highway the entire dis tance with the exception of about thirty miles. Then from St. Louis to Poplar Bluff over the st,ate highways that, will be built in Mfssouri within the next few years, some of which are already built, notably in Wayne county. The route has not been es tablished between here and St. Louis but will come to De Soto and down through the Lead Belt towns. Then either to Farmington or Frederick town and to Greenville or from Flat River to Bismarck, Ironton and down to Arcadia Valley. This routing will be worked out as the road construc tion proceeds. There has not b een agitation for the location south of Poplar Bluff and it is not known what route the road will take from here to Little Rock. Of course it ' will be routed south from Poplar Bluff to the state line over the surveyed and proposed state road to Neely ville." PERSONAL. S. W. Andrews arrived from Poplar Bluff Monday. Mrs. E. A. Jennings of Enough was in Ironton Friday. A. P. Schaefer spent a couple of days of last week in St. Louis. Capt. James D. Edgar is now sta tioned at Camp Pike, Arkansas. Mrs. S. W. Andrews and Miss Marie Gratiot were in St. Louis last week. Dr. F. W. Trauernichtand family of St. Louis will spend Christmas in Iron ton. Rev. Fathers Wernert and Blanke meier were St. Louis visitors last week. Mr. and Mrs. JaB. G. Newman and sons of Elvins were recent visitors to the valley. Mrs. Crescendia Hitzemann of Bis marck was an Ironton visitor last Thursday. Herbert Kaths, wife and baby of Kansas have arrived at Pilot Knob to spend the holidays with relatives. Mrs. Frank Carroll arrived from Poplar Bluff Sunday to spend Christ mas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.H.Fisher. - k The Book That Sings it sounds rather impossible, but see the Bubble Book for kiddies, with its nursery rhymes, prettily illustrated, and just at the right section where the jolly miller begins,his song a small record is enclosed, and one may read the words in the Bubble Book while the record is being played. See these books at the K ANDY KITCHEN. , Presbyterian Notes. The services at the Presbyterian church were real good on our last day. We had qoite a number of visitors with us and we are very hopeful that they who enjoyed the services will come again and often. The regular services will be next Sunday as follows: Sunday School at 10:30 A. m ; Preaching services at 11 A. m. and 7:30 p. m. After the sermon at the morning service the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will be adminis tered. - All Christians will be invited to take part with us in this delightful service. Every body come and let us have a real good day serving the Lord. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for Brethren to dwell together in unity, it is like the precious oint ment upon the beard, even Aaron's beard, that went down to the skirts of hia garment. Come all and enjoy' the services with us. R. W. Stanfield, Pastor. Have you a farm to Sell? Write, or call and see us. Iron County Realty & Abstract Co., Ironton, Mo. Des Arc Item. Our road work has been suspended for several weeks but will start again in the spring. It is very expensive to 6uild roadB in the winter and labor may be cheaper by spring. The road, however, 1b open to Roberts school school house and teams .are traveling!" over it. Mrs. Dolly Jamison t nd children are visiting In St. Louis. Rev. Alcorn preached here Sunday evening. It was everybody's meeting and some of ' our good folk shouted and got very happy. It was ja glori ous meeting. May Qod bless Bro. Al corn and help him In his go od workl Academy Theatre "Ruth of the Rockies"-Final. "Snub" pollard (Jomefls PATHE NEWS THURSDAY, DEC. 23. Admission, 10c and 20c Indisputably the Greatest" All-Star Cast in the History of the Photoplay, Each Selected for His or Her Personal Fitness and Histrionic Ability to Depict a Particular Character in this Powerful Drama . ANITA STEWART "Her Kingdom of Dreams" From Louise Provost's Stoiy in the People's Home Journal. Directed by Marshall Nellan SATURDAY, DEC. 25. MATINEE AND NIGHT Matinee, 2:30 P.M. 10c and 20c. At Night, 7:45. 15c and 25c. The Wildest, Most Harum-Scarum, Joll'est and Pathetic Character of the Screen is Mary In Her Second Picture From Her Own Studio 66 The HOODLUM" Successor to "Daddy Longlegs" 10 Mary Pickfords You Have Never Seen In This Story of the Adventures of a Spoiled Little Heiress Who Goes to Live in the Slums. The Picture of 1000 LAUGHS TUESDAY, DEC. 28. I am in receipt of a letter from Mr. Wiley M. O'Neal of Irondale who is in a bad condition. He has been tak ing treatment in .St. Louis but it does not seem to help him.' May God spare him a while longer. Mrs. Len Morris and Bertha return ed to St. Louis Sunday. lam afraid we will lose trains Nos. 31 and 34. Travel is so light they are not making expenses. Thos. Lovelace and Art Wallis ship ped in a second car of horses last week. Lots of corn and hay is being ship ped in from Sikefcton and Williams ville. Isaac. Farm For Sale. 3o acres under fence, 4 room log and cement house, just been built, log barn and chicken house, fruit orchard, two milch cows, 3 calves, one saddle horse, two mules, plenty of chickens and ducks and plenty of feed for the winter. Price, $1,000. Inquue W. W. Wagner, Clover Valley Farm, Pilot Knob, Mo. Belleview News. A Merry Christmas, a happy and prosperous New Year to the Register and its many readers! Miss Nova Stephens spent several. days the past week with Miss ora. Bell in Ironton. E. M. Logan was a St. Louis visitor the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Stuart had as dinner guests last Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Russell, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Russell and little daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Russell and baby and Mr. and Mrs. Don Russell. Fred McColl of St. Louis spent Sun day with his home folk. Mrs. A. A. Meador of Flat River was a visitor here last week. The pupils of the Methodist Sunday School are preparing a program to be given in connection with the Christ mas Tree on the evening of the 25tb. Alpha. STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING. The annual Tireeting of the stock holders of the Belleview Valley Bank for the election of directors to serve during the ensuing year and the trans action of all other business that may come regularly before said meeting will be held at the Bank in Belleview, Missouri, on Wednesday, January the 5th, 1921, beginning at 10 o'clock a. m. S. tn. isur uKij, rresiaenc. O. F. SHELTON, Cashier. Elvins Woman Diet Suddenly of Apoplexy. ; (Plat River News.) Mrs. W. O. Wren died Thursday evening at 7 o'clock, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Russell Depew, in Elvins, having died suddenly of apoplexy and cerebral hemmorrhage. She was 41 years old. She Is survived Pickford Admission, 15c and 30c by a husband and five children. One son, Robert, is a private in the United States army, and is stationed at Camp Pike, Ark. He came here for the funeral of his mother. The Wren family had made their home on a farm near Arcadia, for a number of years, but sold out and went to Iowa, three or four months ago, expecting to make their home there. Tbey did not like Iowa, and came to Elvins, about three weeks ago. expecting to remain in that town at least until spring. Until they tsould secure a house they had decided to stay with Mr. and.jvirs. Depew. The three young children are with them. A funeral service was held in the Depew home Saturday afternoon by Rev. H. W. Doss, pastor of the Elvins Methodist church. Interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery. Strayed Last June irom my fartr, near Enough, a black mare, 6 years old-, 16 hands high, small white spot in forehead, some white on one hind leg. WT11 pay for information leading to the animal's recovery. M. L. Maxwell, Enough, Mo. Neal's Creek Items. We are having nice weather for the month of December. Mrs. Henry Sumpter is visiting ter son, P. H. Sumpter of Sligo. Miss Maggie Clements visited Mies Lola Trollinger last week. Miss Mae Crocker visited her cous in, Miss Rebec5a Stricklin, Sunday.; Mr. and Mrs. W. A. White visited Mrs. White's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Stricklin, Sunday. Mrs. Emma Shipp, who has been ill for two weeks, is able to be out again. Frank Crocker is on a hunt fcr Christmas apples to-day. The Burgundy school will soon be out. Along vacation for the child ren. , DewDeop. I will furnish, -on order, costumes andmasques for the Masquerade Ball. Please apply in good time, so that there may be no delay or disappoint ment. Come to the Kandy Kitchen and make your selections. , J. E. Ghandhomme. To GetN?id of MHdew Stain,T" Mildew Is an obstinate discolora tion, but will yield if rubbed with lemon Juice, followed by salt, nnd exposure to the sun. For mildew on other materials than Htfen a mixture consisting of two tablespoonfuls of tur pentine, blended with the juice of a lemon, Is recommended. Clothes pressed and cleaned, fatr isfaction guaranteed. Phone 192. Geo. Tullock. Warrantylind Trust Deeds and Chat tel Mortgages for sale.at this office. '