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lj y VOL. LI. LEXINGTON, LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 1921. NUMBER 23. Oil f i t ! 1 f i f Y.tt Private Thomas W. Potts. The body of Private Thomas W. Potts, who died in France September 17, 1918, of influen za, reached Lexington Tuesday evening. The funeral will be held at the cemetery Sunday morning at 9:30 o'clock,, con ducted by Chaplain 0. R. Sellers f the George Thomas Cullom Post, American Legion. Private Potts was born in In dependence, Mo., July 25, 1894, and was a son of Mrs. Mamie Potts, of this city. Private Potts waived his order number and went by volunteer induction March 20, 1918. He was a mem ber of the 314th Engineers, 89th Division. Fronkier-Faulkner. James Benjamin' Fronkier of Pauhuska, Oklahoma, a gradu ate of Wentworth Military aca demy with this year's class, and Miss Teanie Faulkner of Foyil, Oklahoma, who received her di ploma at Central College Tues day, were married in the Re corder's office Tuesday even . ing at 4 o'clock, Judge S. N. Wil son officiating. Engagement Announced. ! Mr. and Mrs. Stephen N. Wil Bon have announced the engage ment of their daughter, Miss Theresa Vashon, to Mr. William Henry Rothelmel, Jr., of Chica go., 111. The wedding will take place Saturday, June 18, 1921, at 5 o'clock in the afternoon, at the family home, 307 Washing ton avenue. . Schutte-Cook. John S. Schutte'of Alma, and Miss Margret Cook of Black burn, were married at noon Wednesday at the Methodist parsonage, Rev. J. E. Alexander officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Silver and daughter, Miss Mary Ellen, of Mercedes, Texas, are visiting at the home of Miss Jennie Aull, south of town. Mr. Silver is slowly recovering from a severe stroke of paralysis received sev eral months ago. Mrs. E. B. Vawter accom panied by her two children left yesterday for her home in Whitehall, III., after a few weeks' visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fisher. . City Marshall II. A. Seitz and W. J. Shinn went to Kansas City Tuesday on business. Athletics 3; Iligginsville 1. The Athletics defeated the Iligginsville baseball team Sun day in one of the most inter esting games seen here in years. Iligginsville scored their lone tally in the scond inning when Chamblin walked. He was sac rificed tc second and .scored on Hefter's double to right center. The locals tied it up in the last of the ninth when Hays, first up, doubled against the right i field fence. Holleron was safe at first when the pitcher failed to make a play for him, and Mackie singled over first, bringing in the tieing run. There was nothing doing in the tenth for either side. In the e leventh, Mackie was the first man up and was easily disposed of. Lineback next up was saved by a bobble on' the part of the visitor's second baseman, Hard ing walked, both runners were advanced a base, and then? it was that "Swig" Howe conclud ed that the game had gone far enough. He made his fourth hit of the game and brought in the two runs. . ' The features of the game were the all-round fielding of the lo cals and the timely hitting of Mackie, Hays and Howe. Odessa plays here next Sunday. CENTRAL COLLEGE FOR WOMEN CLOSES FIFTY-SECOND YEAR Marriage Licenses. Marriage licenses have been issued to the followin: James B. Fronkier Pauhuska, Okla. Teanie Faulkner .U- Foyi!, Okla. Thomas II.' Huffman Corder Leila V,. Smith .-..,.,. .C;..r.1y- Henry. J. Stelljes Concordia Maria Schlepper .'.Concordia Elmer E. Sagehorn....Concordia Blanch Brockmann ... Concordia Joe Matthews ........Iligginsville Dora Linebach ...Iligginsville John Schutte Alma Margret Cook , Blackburn The Future of tht College An- sured With the Completion of the Educational Fund. The Fifty-second commence ment of Central College for Women followed "close upon tra dition and fulfilled prophesies of other years when the events of the week carried enthusiasm to other towns and other states, and presaged interest and good will from friends, alumnae, graduates and undergraduates. The item of vital interest and importance this year was the fi nal assurance that the church f Lexington would completely meet its quota for the Educa tional Fund. Expressions of sat isfaction were continually heard and the many visitors were as sured of the committees' inter est in Central College. ' The several entertainments began with an Alumnae recep tion and Art display on Satur day. The Home Economics ex- niDition having been held a week earlier. On Saturday ev A DUTY AND AN OPPORTUNITY. Three years ago the Metho dist Episcopal Church, South, by formal act of its General As sembly authorized a movement throughout all the states of its connection looking to the im provement and endowment of its schools and colleges. More than a year was taken by the Educational 'Commission in find ing out the needs of the sever al institutions, and, on the pub lication of its findings, a hear ing was called in Nashville, Ten nessee, at which appeals from its findings' were heard and de termined. The revised findings were formally approved and the church was called upon to raise the gross sum' of thirty- three millions of dollars to be distrib uted to this cause according to the pre-determined needs. The past four months have been spent in a preparatory educa tional campaign in the pulpits Death of Mrs. N. B. Payne. i Mrs. Alice Temple Payne, wife of Dr. N. B. Payne, died Wednesday evening about 4 o' clock at the home of her son, Dr. B. T. Payne, 1401 South street, where she had gone a bout 10 o'clock in the morning to spend the day. Mrs. Payne had been a sufferer from heart trouble for some time, and her death was sudden. The deceased was the daugh ter of the late Dr. Peter Tem ple, and was born on a farm near Iligginsville, January 3, 1855. She was married to Dr. Payne at the home place, Sep tember 28, 1881. For eight years following their marriage they I lived in Kentucky, then came to Lexington, where they have since lived. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Dr. B. T. Payne, and one daughter, Miss Lucy May Payne, both of this of the connection, and the past 7" x'""1- , , , ', . , . Chandler, of Kansas. City, also waalr h o a hann fha or.nmnf oH J 1 week has been the appointed time for subscribing the fund. The results in the several states are not yet known. In the states in which the Metropolitan press eninsr Murrell Auditorium was! filled with an appreciative audi.jlent reasonable assistance Tex ence for the occasion of the a9' Louisiana, Florida, Virginia, Grand Concert. Sunday morn- and Possibly some others it is ing the Baccalaureate sermon lbelieved that the apportionment was reached bv Dr. Rdmnndi w11 be found to be fully sub- F. Cook of Kansas City. Its con tent was peculiarly adaptable scribed to the day. In other states the accomplishment may to graduates of a Junior collesre. be de,ayed weeksj or even carrying a note of cheer and n,onins helpfulness. The graduating ex ercises were on Tuesday morn- According to the findings of the Educational Commission, Cen- inz. Dr. Luther Todd of St. tral CoUeSe of this, city should Louis was the sneaker. lreceive 8 minimum of $350,000, -witiJUJnuin vi mis, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. English of Salt Lake City, Utah, an nounce the birth of a daughter, Carol Gene, Tuesday, May ..51, 1921. Mrs. English was former ly Miss Josephine She It on, daughter of J. C. Shelton of this city. Mrs. W. A.- Connell and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bolen of Ka'nsas City, and Mrs. Reid Moreland of Cleveland, Ohio, are visiting at the home of M. C. McFadin in this city. giplgSIMrf t? fcpfaj. a lis nsurel Bank Checks which protects a gainst loss in the event of alterations Lexington Savings Bank tea. A Ml, . -t" ------- Mo. The class was composed of the following: Idle Elizabeth Barnes, New Hampton, Mo. Hal Jeanne Blocker, Tishomin go, Okla. Evelyn Boydston, Dearborn, Mo. Vertie Lucille Boydston, Dear born, Mo. Claire Fanning Campbell, Pat- tonsburg, Mo. Thelma Ann Cotton, Van Bu- ren, mo. Bonnie Day, Lexington, Mo. Mary Langley Dunn, Sherman, Texas. Teanie Faulkner, Foyil, Okla. Mary Monima Green, Kansas City, Mo. ; Holly Hamilton, Gallatin, Mo. Sue Finley Hicklin, Lexington, Mo. Helen Frances Hinesley, Lex ington, Mo. Martha Elizabeth Holland, Ed gerton, Mo. Angela Domenica Mautino, Lexington, Mo. ' Margaret Elliott Nixon, Boon ville, Mo. Neva Dean Peterson, Haskell, Okla. Catherine Clementine Roan, Tishomingo, Okla. Dorotha Vivian Wade, Hart sell, Ala." James R. Moorehead, Jr., was operated on Saturday at the Research hospital in Kansas City for appendicitis. He stood the ordeal splendidly and his rapid recovery is anticipated. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Russell and two daughters, Misses Frances Marie and Mildred Lee, of Odessa, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Wuddell, in this city. Mrs. Fred Campbell, accom panied by her two children, left Monday for Billings, Montana, to join her husband, "who located there several months ago. Miss Lulie Chambers left Fri day morning for Los Angeles, C;:lif., to spend the summer. survives her. Mrs. Payne was a member of the Christian church, and a woman beloved by all who knew her. The whole community will mourn the passing of so splen did, a character and extend to the bereaved family the sincer est sympathy. The funeral services conduct ed by Rev. Baxter Waters and Rev. R. B. Briney will be held at the Christian church this morning at 10 o'clock. of course, conditional upon the success of the campaign in Mis souri, where the Metropolitan press has ignored the great ef fort of a great church in a great cause. But if the church in Mis souri is. successful in raising its apportionment, what will be the duty of Lexington and vicinity as a community without refer ence to church affiliation? We! ties all know the cultural value of our educational institutions re flected in the homes, the social life, and ideals of the communi ty. We all know that these in stitutions do more to advertise Electric Consumption Large, Figures show that the aver age person now uses more than 12 times the amount of electric ity that he used' 18 years ago. An army of 1,400,000 men and women are owners now of stocks and bonds of the electric com panies and more than $300,000, 000 of public funds' in the hands Lafayette County Cows in Cow Race. Missouri oairymen in March monthly contest of the Cow Race exceeded every production record made up to this time. In all 92, or practically one-fourth of all cows on test, produced a bove 50 pounds of fat or more. Two cows owned by E. F. Ro- dekohr, Corder, won places on the honor roll for March. They are: Lottie Finderne, 1938.5 pounds of milk and 65.424 pounds of fat; and Molly Hen gerveld Model De Kol, 1747.9 pounds of milk and 60.673 of fat. Another Cut in Prices of Ford Cars. Another cut of $15 to $50 has been made in the price of all Ford cars. Touring car with starter and demountable rims is $588 delivered, war tax paid. The local Ford dealers, John Morrison & Sons can make im mediate delivery on any model. New Grocery on Franklin St. George A. Parks & Son have opened a store . on Franklin street near the corner of 12th, and will carry a full line of gro ceries, fruit, vegetables, and cured meats. Patronage of the public is solicited. Miss Tona Griswold left Thurs. day evening for her home in New York City, after a two week's visit in this city with rel atives. Mrs. Leo M. Torrence of Ar rington, Kansas, arrived Friday evening for. a visit with her par ents, Mr: and Mrs.AV. F'Hinw ley. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh C. Rag- iers announce the birth ot a daughter, Mary Elizabeth, Mon day, June 6, 1921. Cowhide Half-Soles One Shoe. of insurance companies and $1,-1 Harold Witten tells the Tren 700,000,000 in bank funds are ton (Mo.) Times about bring- invested in public utility securi-jing a hide of a grown cow to Trenton and selling it the other day for 84 cents 42 pounds at Frank Slaughter, who was op erated on' for appendicitis about two weeks ago at the Christian hospital in Kansas City, return- two cents per pound. On the same day he paid $1.50 (at this time a very reasonable or com mon charge) for half soling a pair of shoes. That cowhide ed home Thursday evening and Lexington favorably in the sur-j has almost fully recovered. He 'paid for half-soling only one rounding states than all our other interests combined, send ing out tons of printed matter, always boosting, never knock ing. We know that they are fi nancially ' helpful, bringing in from outside our retail trade ter ritory a half million dollars a year. We know that they have outlived scores of industries and enterprises that have flourished and passed away here and that their product is an unchanging need of every generation. What then, if the Church is success ful in its enterprise, do consid erations of gratitude and self in terest suggest as an appropri ate reciprocal action on the part of the community? Who says a dormitory to house a hundred girls, or an administration build ing, or a library? was accompanied by Mrs. shoe, and left a margin of nine Slaughter and daughter, Miss' cents to begin work on the oth Elizabeth. ; ! er shoe. !3 Hey There! Lumber Buyers! Owing to illness in Judge Iiieh's family, . Judge Samuel Davis of. Marshall, is presiding over the criminal court today. Richard Cavanaugh returned to his home in Kansas City Tuesday evening after a week's visit here with relatives. James A. Rankin left Friday morning for his home in Clare mont, Calif., after a few weeks' stay here on businoss- llarvey Mavel and Lucien Vo cat spent Thursday in Kansas City on business. let thin cold fact ring in your cars licit time you want Lumber or liuilding Material of any kind: no matter where you live even if this in not the handiest Lumber-Yard to you the auprcmcly high inality of our itock will make it well worth your while to to quite a bit out of your way to buy here. if you are unfamiliar with the prime factor of thia Lum ber Yard's popularity no much the worse for you, this U a thing you should knjw. come in aad Rot acquainted. v no matter what you want nor what the extent of your needs, your trade will be appreciated at "THE YARD TI1AT SAVES AND SATISFIES" LAMBERT L1TMUER COMPANY JOHN J. PRICE, Manager. H.