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BLA H Voliimn 29, Number 40 LACLEDE, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1919. $1.00 A Year in AdveEce BE -.3JE TOWN AND COUNTRY About Local People and Events and Other Matters of Interest Granulated or brown sugar 11c the pound at The Home Store. Columbia No. 6 ignition batter ies 45e each at The Home Store. Evaporated apricots 20e the pound while they last. Store. The Home Two extra good milch cows with calves by side for sale by A. B. Henderson, route one, Laclede. T,onnt, nrpfilr snhool hnnaA preaching next Sunday afternoon at 2:30 by Richard L. Stratton. No. I cans B. B. B. B. pork and beans 15c the can. You should jump at this special. The Home Store. Extracted honey in pint Mason jars for 50c. This is home grown honey and of fine quality. The Home Store. ' Roy Crist fiom near Linneus has rented the Raloh Eichman farm of forty acres southeast of Laclede at $375.00 cash rent. Miss Ella Stark broke the re cord in the chicken market here Monday when she sold one hen that brought $2.02. Kerson seed oats, the variety recommended for Missouri by the Rtate experiment station, for sale in any quantity by Z. R. Kling. If you heed any farm impliments this spring better get my pi ices before buying. Agents for John Deere and International lines. The Home Store. Wm. Tharp, who bought the Brockman farm a mile southeast of town, arrived Tuesday from Kansas with two cars of stock and farm implements. Lyman Jones of Laclede and J. B. Jones of Chillicothe returned Wednesday from spending a few days with their sister, Mrs. Blanch Brendel and family, Omaha, Nebr. The Royal Neighbors will meet in regular session at the borne of Mrs. A. V. Moore Friday after- noon, marcn z, at as many as can should be in attend ance. The case of state against W. W. Auamus was tried in the circuit court at Brookfield last Friday, the defendant convicted and his pun ishment assessed at one dollar and costs. House of eix rooms, good well and cave, coal house and small barn, very desirable location, for sale at an attractive price and terms if desired. Inquire at this office. We will pay a straight salary of $35.00 per week for man or woman! with rig to introduce Eureka Poul - try Mixture. Six months contract. Eureka Mfg. Co., East St. Louis, I Illinois. I t tt p.k yesterday from Adrain and took possesion of their new 'home, the W. S. Savage property. Laclede welcomes this family back .u ' LU I Lin old home town. J. A. Watson and F. E. Lisber, farmers on the National Trail, were in town Friday taking out a supply of floor and feed from the Co-operative store, They were visitors to this office, Mr. Watson depositing a dollar and adding his name to our rente one list out of Brookfield, Mr. Lisber already being on that list. - The Colonial Tea The Colonial Tea given at the home, of Mr. and Mrs. Clay last Saturday afternoon and evening proved to be a most enjoyable event. On arriving each guest was met with a courtesy and presented with a hatchet by Misses Lois Gould and Georgia Louse Welsh. The children's hour was a de cided success, the favorite piece on the Edison beins The Sailor Boy,'' by Harry Lauder. A sure enough sailor boy, Clifford Shell, a musician on the battleship Delaware, was present and played tnc cornet while the audience sang The Stai Spangled Banner and! America." lhe house was profusely decorat- ed with flags and bunting, but the dining room came in for the most compliments. Around the walls were the flags of the allied countries. The centerpiece was a minituie George Washington, standing with his axe in hand where he had just felled the cherry tree, while at the table sat a number of young ladies who gracefully served the plates.' Mrs. Layton, who represented Martha Washington, wore a dress more than sixty years old, and her makeup was Colonial, even to the beauty spots. Gean Brown and Wayne Shell, as Patsy and Jack, the children or the beautiful Marina uurtis, wore costumes in keeping with the day, while the greyhaired hostess with velvet bodice and a smile for everyone moved gracefully from room to room and gave a welcome to all. During the conversation it de veloped that the was a real de scendant of George Washington present iD the person of Mrs. Mary , Burke who can trace her ancestry back to the Father of His Country. Wearing a fichu which' came from India and with her hair powdered and curled, she was entrusted with the money box. ine evening program was wen given. Mrs. . VV. Burke sang My Rosary" accompanied by the tidison. As a closing number while the Edison played softly Georgia Louse Welsh danced the minuet as our grandmothers danc ed it years ago. ine out or town guests were Mrs. A. L. Loom is of Meadville; Mrs. Deardorf and Mrs. Slater of Hale; Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Alex ander, Mrs C. V. Sidner and Mrs J. W. flaight of Brookfield, and Mrs. Harry Barber of (juincy. Stockholders' Meeting A meeting of all stockholders of i the Laclede Co-ooerative Company i .... t,as been called for Saturday, Marph 1. at whinh time the n neat-1 ion of incorporating will be taken up. The meeting will be held on ,he same day as the' public sale. There are about 150 stockholders and everyone possible should at- tend the meeting. The company ;a airoav Hnlnir a d hnsinps and there are many reasons being advanced why incorporation papers The meeting should be taken out :n vw. ,m ;mm,ofai-. .ffa- Will LTD UC1U A LU UJLU1U VV 1V I - dinner which will b served by the ladies of the Baptist chnrch. Baptist Ladies to Serve The ladies of the Baptist church will serve lunch for the Co-operative Sale Saturday, March 1. Through the kindness of A. E. Johnston the serving will be from the south porch of the Henderson Produce Co. Please send all supplies to the produce house. ON LOCAL SUBJECTS Local Items and Interesting Bits of News of All Sorts James W. Perry from the inter nal revenue ornce at bt. Liouis is spending this week in Linneus and will be in Brookfield the first four davs of next week and Fridav and Saturday of next week at M-arceline. Those needing information or in- structions in regards to making their income tax returns should see him, 4 Th flraf am.nnnal nnWi( salo under the management 0f the Laclede Co-operative Company L,;n v.a u0i-i Rnhirdnir Win. n:n at 10-00 o'clock The sale wjjj be held at the Power, livery ha v,- 0wartv,in ;n iu arraneed as comfortable and con i uui u nuvio v v va j v4 u it in I vpninnt nosjibl Col Wm. Turner is the auctioneer 4 r j peaeher and son Grover 8Dent Wednesday on the stock market at Kaneas City and while tj,ere bought 41 head of White pa?e 8t0c cattle for their farms northeast of town. The Peachers ara nnt nni farmora hut Lood feed er9 and bought the best mora nn tua rryaya TVio cattle came in yesterday. 4 Bert Johnson, who sold his farm near Rothville and recently held a big sale, has moved to the Ransom farm east of Forker and is now a patron of route one, La clede. Mr. Johnson bought the Ransom farm, comprising 440 acres, rrom Urinneli colipge. tie is a breeder of Shorthorn cattle and already has the farm well stocked. The assembly room at the high Lcnoo building was filled to capac- jty aat Friday afternoon on the oeca9ion of the urogram riven bv the grade pupils foi the benefit of mn f,,n ho; aiaa.1 in tha nam. paign to chicfeenize devastated France. The little folk all did fine and their efforts netted about $18.00 for the Pershing chicken farm in France. The township election will be held on the last Tuesday in March at which time a full set of town ship officers are to be elected. The present officers are Geo. W Anderson, trustee; C. A. Read and L. T. Rowland, members of the board: Carl F. Savles. collect- ... - ' - or and constable; L. B. Welsh, clerk and assessor: E. K Welsh and J. T. Cushing, justices of the the peace. The annual school election will be, held on Tuesday, April 1. Four members of the board of directors are to be elected, two to succeed A. Brendahl and J. B. Carothers whose terms expire and a successor to J. Paul Jones who rMiVnorl whn b mmnTod from - - w - - w j:: x .. nr s c .,. has removed from the district hel' L1IB U1HLI ll'L BI1U n M WW 11. kiaiDKC I is no longer eligible to serve and will no doubt resign. E. Thurman is now serving in the place of Mr. Jones, having been appointed by the board. Incubators are selling fast. If yon haven't placed your order for one better do it at -once. The Home Store. I Centenary Convention A convention of group three and five of the Brookfield district of the Methodist church in the Centen ary work was held in Laclede Tues day afternoon and evening. A num ber of delegates were present from other towns. A business session was held at the church in the afternoon and at & o'clock a men's banquet was held at the Rest Room, covers I hp i tip laid for sixty-two. The banquet was prepared and served by the Ladies Aid Society, and on this occasion the ladies not only maintained the splendid reputation gained on former occasions but raised the standard both in the 'Composite of the menu and in the Preparation and serving The serving force of twenty ladies dressed in white was or- ganized by and under the direction ' Mrs. Layton and the service was so oromnt and with such ' military precision as to evoke many com pliments from the after dinner speakers, the out of town guests declaring it surpassed banquets of a similar nature they had attended in St. Louis and Kansas City. Dr. English, superintendent of tDe Brookfield district, was master ' ceremonies and short addresses we made by Dr. Chas. Davis, a returned missionary from Borneo and the IeaI minute men, Wm. Kraft, a. i. u. White and c ' Welsh The evening program at toe churcb included short addresses by r. English and the minute men, a solo by Mrs. F. W. Burke and an illustrated lecture by Dr. Davis, which was not only interesting but instructive. Odd Fellows to Meet Here The fifth meeting of the Linn County Odd Fellows Association will be held in Laclede on Friday, March 7. Two sessions will be held. The business session will be held at Odd Fellows hall at 3:00 o'clock and an open meeting to which the public is invited will be held at the opera house at :30 At the evening meeting Mr. Fred Burrell, of Trenton, will speak for the Odd Fellows while Mrs. R. S Katban of Bucklin, will ipeaK for the Rebekahs. Rev. J. D. Mend enhall of Brookfield is county president and A. A. Couch of Linneus is secretary. Won State Medal The medal for cattle judging at Colombia last week was awarded to Thos. Wade of Laclede. A large number of students from the agricultural college took part id the contest, lhe cattle were a nne bunch of Shorthorns and White Faces. Younsr Wade's many friends congratulate him on being able to carry off the honors in so important a contest as this. roultry Uemonitration A representative irom the state poultry experiment station will hold la demonstration next Tuesday Kald 3ust west of lown. to which ail wno are mieresiea in pouury I i 5 a : & ire inviiea. ah exuerimeui. oiai ' to be established here. Hedge Fence Posts Have a quarter of a mile of hedge in which there are many good pofts. Will give the posts for trimming the hedge and burn- ling brush. Also have 150 bushels Early Jane oats for sale. Mbs. Mollcs SESSDfTATFAB. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS Brief Mention of Those Who Come and Go During the Week A. E. Johnston was in Macon on business Wednesday. Dr. F. W. Burke was in Kansas Citv Monday on business. Miss Esther Rowland visited over last Sunday with Miss Lena Mendenhall in Brookfield. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Frake9 went to Kansas City Wednesday to attend the automobile show. Mrs. W. S. Cotter and Mrs. H. M. Anderson and daughter were in Chillicothe Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Watson of Kansas City are spending the week here with his mother, Mrs. Wm. M. Watson. Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Weaver visited over Sunday until Wed nesday with Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Weaver southeast of Brookfield. Mrs. F. F. Pratt returned Tues day from spending three weeks with Mr. Pratt at Frederick, Okla., and is again on duty at the post office. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Peaeher are now at home on route three, hav ing rented and moved onto the Bloyce Deininger farm southeast of town. Mrs. Bert McKisson and two little sons return to their home at Adrian today after spending two weeks here with relatives and friends. Wade Patrick was Over from Brookfield Wednesday afternoon. Wade is still on crutches being unable to put his right foot to the ground on account of rheumatism. W. H. Moore has been here this week from Ohio visiting his brother, A. C. Moore and wife. He will visit his niece, Mrs. Wise and family at Tarkio before re turning to his home. John C. Brown came in Monday night from an extended business trip through the southwest, re mained witb home folk and look ing after business here until Wed nesday when he left for Florida. J. L. Welsh was down from Chillicothe Sunday. He expects to leave for Denison, Texas, this week to establish heaJquarters and organize a sales force for the American Calculator for which he is state manager. Mrs. Cady returned to her home at Utica last Sunday after a visit with her father, J. Kuight, and her sister, Mrs. Nora Kubn. The latter accompanied her home for a visit and will also visit another sister, Mrs. Kent, at Osgood. Rey. J. D. Mendenhall aud John Howe were over from Brookfield Saturday and met with J. P. Harter and E. Thurman, the local committee, and made a program for the meeting of the County Odd Fellows Association to be held here on Friday of next week. Frank Weaver arrived home last aturday on a temporary release from the army hospital at Des Moines, Iowa, having reached New Yotk from overseas with a casualty company January 30. While serv ing as a dispatch bearer at the front in September he was wounded and gassed from which he has not yet fully recovered. Accompanied by his" wife he went to the home of bis parents southeast of Brook field, Sunday.