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Volume 34! FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO., MAY HI, 11)07. Number 22 Published Every Friday by The Farmington Times Printing Company. INTERESTING LOCAL PICK-UPS TERSELY TOLD. Laaknian's fr ilrtis. Groceries at Klein's. (uoil seed corn at Klein's. Union-mado shoes at Horzog's. I'ure (icrmsn millott t Klein's. Mrs. A. F. Bond of Ironlun is the guest of Mm. J. II. Jones. Mr. J. W. Dunlap ha returned from 11 trip lo North Missouri. Mr. H. W. l'lgg of Thorman was in town on business Mouilny. Harry Kudy of Kansas City is visit ing his grandmother, Mrs. Kdna Kudy. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Anthony were St. I.ouis visitors the lirst of tho week. Miss I.avinia Kozier is in Sic. (ieuc vicve visiting Iter aunt, Mrs. Henry Kozier. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson of Flat Kiver are the guests of Mrs. Sum Tel ley. Miss Kilith llailo is in the list of pro ficients in piano at IUrdin College, Mexico. Seymour Williams of Tottcnvillc, N. Y., is visiting his uncle, II. II Hammond. Mrs. Walter Ilensley gave a luhcli eon followed by cards Wednesday lo a few friends. Mrs. K. Kalhs and her daughter of l'ilot Knob visited Mrs. C. I.. Wanks this week. Mr. Kd 1). Turley of Coffman was in town Saturday shaking hands with his friends. Misses Klsie Kidor and Louise Huff are attending the Summer Normal at Cape Girardeau. Mr. J. L. McKarland of l.oughboro was a Farmington visitor the latter part of last week. Mrs. Hugh McGregor and children and Miss Joeie Kichrsnn of l'olosi arc the guests of Mr). I'hilip Cole Misses Mildred and Marguerite. Keith of Flat Kiver are spending a lew days with Miss Augusta Lawrence. Miss Robbio 1'ipkin has gone to Fulton to visit her brother and attend commencement at Westminster. Mrs. Harry Thomureof llonno Terro spent several days visiting hur mother, Mrs. Samuel Vance, the past week. Mr. D. C. Stevens purchasod a lot in Clay & Kv iins Addition this week and intends to build on it in a few days. On the floor now A stylish line of ro.id wagons, spring wagons, lop buggies and runabouts at Iflen- man's. Misses Kdith and lteth Haile and Saruh Waters will be home this week from Hardin College, where they spent Hie past school year. Miss Nello Taylor leaves next week for New York, whero she will take a steamer for a trip to Norway with a friend. She will be absent until Sep tember. Misses Irone and Joseph Moore of St. Louis, who spent a couple of weeks with Miss Gladys Kozier, returned to their home last Friday, after a most (lolightful visit. The 1U08 meeting of the Southeast Drummers will bn at Sto. Genevieve. Tbo delegation from that town was largo and enthusiastic and they went down with a brass baud. Mr. N. K. Tiohes of Flat Kiver, who bought a lot in Clay & Kvnns Ad ditien, is commencing the foundation to his house, and as soon as it Is com pleted 'ill move to Farimngtou. Mr. J. W. Schacffer, who went to Tulsa, Oklahoma, some time ago to engage In the crusher business, has returned to Farmington. Missouri is good enough for him. Mr. L. F. Voelkcrot Bertram!, Mo., bought a lot last week from Marvin Voting In Clay & Kvaus Addition and expects to move hero soon and will build a houTO on his lot. Jesse I. Sutherland graduates from William Jewel College commence aient June 6th, and Reginald II. Rations graduated from the State Normal at Cape Girardeau on the 22d. Oo account of the baccalaureate sermon of Carloton Collcgo, to be de livered at the M. E. Church next Sun day at 11 a. m., Rev. R. A. Brooks will not fill bit appointment at that boar, at Independenoo, but will preach there at three o'clock la the afternoon. They're Here Isenman's com f loir line ot fashionable :lgi. If you want to buy or sell real es tate, loan or borrow money, rem a farm or town residence, call on V. A. Kennedy, the real estate man, in the Lang-Holler building, I'hone 2.11, Farmington, Mo. The ladies of the Y. W. C. A. will be at the Sprott building to-morrow (Saturday) allurnoou receiving articles fur tho rummage sale, trimming hats, etc. They will be glad to have niiy ono interested to meet with them. They will also bo there Monday after noon. Miss Mary McF.lroy, General Score la'y of the Young Women's Christian Association, will arrive in Fiirmingtun to-day (Friday). She will conduct the women's prayer nieetiug at the M. K Church, South, at three o'clock this afternoon. Further services will be announced later. Arrangements for the uiu,icalc to bo given by the ladies of the Baptist Church are progressing satisfactorily, anil Friday, June 14th, has been de cided upon as the day it will bo given The program is being urrangod and will be given later on. The Icalurcs of the entertainment will be varied and cannot fail to lurnisli en joy ineiil to ell who attend. The price of oil mission wiil bo 'J6e; reserved seats 35c, tho proceeds to go to the build ing fund of the new chutch building. Badly Scalded. Last Thursday, as Mrs. S. I). F.brecht of Klvins, formerly Miss Lulu Welty, while going out of the door with a kettle of boiling water, fell and was very badly scalded on the right arm and right side. We are pleased to learn that she is getting along as comfortably as could bo expected un der the circumstailees. Memorial Day. Thursday. Mnv .'1(1, wns observed by l'irket I'ost, (i. A. IJ. and the people of F iiriiiingtoii nnd vitriuity. In the afternoon tipprnprinte exer cises were conducted at the Opera House, after which a profession was formed and with bankets of flowers; marched to the Masonic cemetery to decorate the graves, Committees were appointed to visit the other cemeteries unci decorate. The Nolan Murder Trial. The case of iho State against Jake Nolun was called in Iho Circuit Court last Tuesday, and forty veniremen from which to select a jury to try him ipiali (ied. The case then went over lo Thursday morning when the jury uf twelve was selected from the vcniic and the taking; of testimony was begun. Nolan shot and killed John Knloe on July in, I '.Hit;, at Fitgerald's saloon at Duvtuwn. Death of Mrs. Hurry. Mrs. Sarah 1'. Hurry, formeily nf this county, died May 2mh, 11)07, at tho homo of her daughter, Mrs. F. M. Crosno, in Mississippi county, aged N'J years, two months and twenty-one days. Sho wis n member of the Bap tist church, an exemplary Christian and a good wifo and mother. She leaves two sons, Luther F;. and A. L. Hurry, and ono daughter, Mrs. Ellen Crosno, Her husband died in January, 18'J2. Iler body was brought t St. Francois county for burial, and she was laid at rest in the old l'cndlcton church cemetery near Doo Run on Wednesday. Her childron have the sympathy of many frionds in their sorrowful bereavement. Elmwood Seminary Roll of Honor. KOtlllTII JfAllTK.lt. Dorothy Hgff Paul Jones Dorothy Blanks Augusta Lawrence Alice Cole Ruth Asbburn ritlMARV KKI'AltTIIKKT Gay Kloin Loura Wostover Ward Kloming Marlon Giessing Wilhelmina llerwig Park Bloeck HONOR HOU. FOR VKAR. Dotpthy Huff Faul Jones Dorothy Blanks Alice Cole Augusta Lawrence Miriam Bloeck Green B. Caser. en old and nroml. nent citizen of Frederlcktown. died suddenly on the 20th of heart disease. The Kilgore Damage Suit. The case of Faigono Kilgore against the St. Louis Smelting and Helloing Company, commonly called the Nation I, was tried last Friday and Saturday. The evidence developed tho facts that on April 10, l'.Hj;!, Kilgore was working on tho cast side of tho com pany's switch yard, and behind three empty coal curs; that about li 00 feel further wost, am! on tho main line gravity switch, the train new let three heavily loaded coal cars start down without an engine ami with but one iirakeman; that these cars became un miinageablo and could he not checked, snd ran down with great momentum and struck the three empties and violently shoved them onto and over Kilgore, and cut off his left leg above tho knee. At ihc close of the plaintiff's evi dence, the Company's attorneys offered tho usual demuTer, and the court, in handing down his opinion, stated that from the evidence it seemed thai the whole mailer was an unforeseen aooi dent for which the defendant company could not be madu to answer in dam ages, and therefore peremptorily in structed the jury to find a verdict for the defendant company. We understand that Kilgoro's at torneys have filed their motions for new trial and in arrest, and will appeal lo the Supreme Court. Brotherhood Reading Room. The u.ost entertaining place to be found in Farmington is Ihc basement of the M. F.. Church, in which the reading room and gymnasium are lo cated It was the plan of Mr. Thomp son, the pastur ot the church, and we believe he has. been ably secouded by people of all denominations in pro viding a place where men and boys may spend a pleasant and prolitable afternoon and eveiug. The last Tucs dap of each month has been given over for a 'Ladies' Night." Last 1 uesday about fifty responded to the invitation, and it was ijuitc a delight ful affair. Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Hays were lui'tetse for the evening. Miss Mildred Green, Instructor of elo cution and physical culture at Carleton, took charge of a class of girls mid put them through some exorcises. There is a piano player in the room, and this furnished much pleasute to the guests. Mrs. Thompson and Miss Wilma Penman recited; Miss Jessie Martin sang "For You, Sweetheart, and Miss Nell I'ipkin played a solo. lhere is a very good library of stand dim! works and modern liulion nnd all I lie late magazines and papers, anil ihere aie tables provided for chess ami checkers. Theie is no excuse now for boys to loaf around the streets in the hif:ernooii anil evening, for these moms an: open lo all under certain condi tions, which are easily complied with, un the last Tuesday night in June it i- expected and hoped that the attend ance of ladies will he very mateiially incieased, so that everybody may bc C'Oic acquainted with this factor for guild in our midst. Serious Accident. Last Tuesday Harvc '1 homossnn, machine boss at the Crawley shaft of the St. Joe Lcsd Company, started to walk from one ongino boilor lo another on a plank, when Iho lilank broke and be fell to the floor between tho two boilers. Ho weighs about 800 pounds, and though the distance was not ureal --' - n the impact shattered the bones of one leg from tho knee down and injured the other leg. It was thought at first that ampiilatinu of tho leg might be necessary and Dr. Keith nhnned to lr Moffatt of St. Louis to come down. Alter consultation it was decided not to resort to amputation. Are You Thinking of Building a Home in rermington. If so why buy a lot in tho suburbs ol this city, when you can buy ono uf hose beautiful lots in Clay & Evans' Addition, within three blocks of the court house and ono block of tho car line. If you buy from Clay, Buck & Fleming they will aid you in getting money to build a borae on easy pay nionts. Those peautiful lots are going "like hot caks." "Three have been sold within the last week. Apply to Clay, Buck & Flomlng. To the Clllaons of Farmington: This is lo certify that I have attendod Frof. Fuller's Writing School, and In course of 14 lessons of 1 hour each have made at least 60 per cent chanire. I consider his school all right In every particular. F. W. Kkutku. Flat River, Mo., May 27, 1907. Prof. Fullar onans a uhnnl In iha Sprolt building Monday, June 3. ELMWOOD COMMENCEMENT, Close of a Very Successful and Satis factory School Year. Tint annual commencement exer cise of Elmwood Seminary bogan with the baccalaureate sermon preached by Rev. J. Lcighton Mauzo of St. Louis, which Is pronounced by many to have been ono of the liuest ever de livered in Farmington. There was special music, both instrumental and vocal, prepared for tho occasion. Wednesday evening the small peo ple of the Seminary delighted their friends with their rendering ol the faiiy story of "Suow White." Mi"S Yiigilia Conway was very justly proud of the results of hor artislio training if the children, and sho but added lo her Isuicls as an instructor of childron. 1 he scenic effects were very pretty. The first scene represented tho forest, the decorative effect being given with abundance of red roses. 'Iho approach of 1'iincess Snow Whito to tho festival of the fairies in honor of hor birthday is announced by the enhance of the Herald dressed in while, crimson ami gold. There's much icjoiciug until the ljueen comes. The second scene is also a forest scene, when little Snow While is abandoned in the woods in meet her fate by the huntsman. The thiul sccno shows 'he home of the seven litilo dwarfs, who permit Snow While lo bo their housekeep er. The Queen makes several at tempts to kill Snow While, but she is alwuys happily rescued and niariies the Imudsumu I'rinee, who is nut in the world seeking a wife, and all cuds happily, as faiiy stories always do All the little folks covered themselves ami their teacher with glory. The follow jog took part in it : Snow White, W'ilhcliuina llerwig. Queen, Dorothy flunks. Prince, Paul Junes. lluiii-miin, Warden Moothart. Herald, Fisher Simmons. Wood Fairies Dorothy Huff, Miir garet Henderson, Marion liiessitig, Marion Blecck, DcAllcn McKinney, ltulh and Reba Ashburo, Louise Ford, Emily Matkin, Kdna Ford and Klk Wo'lover. Dwarfs F.ls Huff, Reuben Hays, Curtis itillterhcld, Ward Fleming, 1'aik Illceck, Willie Monlhart nnd ilernard Ford. Thursday afternoon the url studi" was open fur Ihc disp'ay of work done by the pupils of Miss Raymond, in china iainliur and water culms t er- luiuly F.lmwood Semiusty should be very proud of the display in this de partment, for on iho various tables there were al'oul three hundred pieces of china and about one bundled nalei colors. Miss Kaymond's table con tained some very beautiful pieces, among them a toast cup, set of bread and butter plates, ftuit plates, punch cups, caudle sticks, tile, jelly jar, plaeipie, salt cellars, cake plate uiid vase. I Inu o( the ipiaintcsl things ex hibited by Miss Raymond is a thiec lile piciure of a Dutch interior framed in black. Miss Pearl Clardy displays a pitcher, toilet pieces, an exquisite cactus vase and plates. Miss Florence Swiiik has a beautiful tankard, v.isc, ice cream and bread and butter plates, bon bon dish and salt cellars. Miss Kate Marks has a grapo punch bowl, ieo cieam plates and several other pieces. Mrs Chas. Bultcrfiold has a dainty nut bowl, plates and several othor pieces. Miss Alma Smith has a very elaborate puuch howl, with punch cups to match, some very haudsome plates and bon bon dishes. Mrs. l'aul Cayoe has a fern dish, orange bowl, candlesticks, punch cups and placime. Miss Mary Wilson has sumo dainty whito chiua with a heavily gildod bor der with the gold W iu tho cooler, both plates, cups and saucers. Mrs. Sam Trtley has an unusually large collection, consisting of punch bowl in an elaborate grapo pattern, with cups to match in the beautiful lustre effect, pitcher, vase, spoon tray, plates, tiles, sandwich tray and a number of small plooes. Mrs. M. F. Cayce's tablo was very full, the most elaborate piece be ing a punch bowl and cups in pea cock design with the lustre effect, a large loving cup, a toast cup, jelly jar, candlesticks, ramekins, salt cel lars and several other pieces. Mrs. Chas. R. Fleming has several very pretty pieces a rose vase, fern dish, punch cups, and candlesticks. The water oolor displays wore made by Helen Murrill, Talinage Breokin ridge, Blounie Hale, Maggie Wil liams, Misses Lillian Clark, Florence Lawrence and Anna Buok. One ot the pictures by Miss Lawrence was a pieoe of the front page of Thi Farm imotok Tims, with special news eon- CANVAS FOOTWEAR A-ll IlllH HCllSOll'w Hlylt'H fit ricM.M oiiHiiVrnll v Ichh tltnii iw iiHiinlly i i-k-'l lor tli miiiiio (futility of Mi STYLES 1 PItS fflf m WIS Extra large size White Can ..s Polish 1.0c. We also have canvas polio,, ;n all colors. J. M. KARSGH SHOE GO. HIGH GRADE FOOTWEAR. ccrntng Elmwood. The art class ate rejoicing thai Miss liuymond will re turn next year, and tbo work displayed will be the means of largely increas ing the class. The art studio was open Thursday afternoon and at nihl alter the concert. Thursday evening the department of elocution and music gave tbefollowiug program. Misses Montgomery and Clark are ileseiving of congratulations for the work done by their pupils: Swing Song Lohr Chorus Minuet. Op. So. No. lo Mozart Kdna Ford, lllonnie Hale. Dorothy Blanks, William Mootbarl Cutting Iroui Kebecca of Sunnvlirook Farm Kate Douglua Wigin Iterlha Mitchell Love's Dilemma Richardson l'.dna Heard Trirk vs Trick Klsie West Character Little Jack Horner, Kx Coxswain of Yale float-Crew I.eauua Cole. (a) To Spring (Iricg (b) Coronation March Myrrljeer Augusta Lawrence anil Kdna Heard. (a) The Mill Abt ( b) The Cricket Kroguiann Warden Moothart Dalores 1'leads for her father. .Crawford "In Tin I'alare of the King. " Ruth Huff. Springtime i Hammond Chorus. Ivldie'a Music l'raeticc Hour... Phelps William Mootbart Invitation to the Dunce Weber Augusta Lawrence, Kdna Heard, Hertha Mitchell, H.lna Ford. This (Friday) afternoon tho annual Alumme luncheon, with the faculty us guests, will bu given' in Iho dining touni. This evening at H o'clock the regular commencement exeiel-es will bo hold null tbo following progiam: Processional: Honor to Klniwood Hring Cborus 1'raver i a I Valsc Hrillante Op. 31, No. I. .Chopin (hi Sprine Son is Mendelssohn Augusta Lawrence Irish Folk Song Arthur F'ootc Mrs. J. W. Dniilap Address Hon. T. K. 1. Kly, Kennel, Mo. A May Morninc, I.. Dena Miss Margaret Nolaud Presentation of Diploma My Own I'uitcd States Kdwards Chorus lleuedictiou, Here is Your Chance for a Home. Smith-13 leeck-Forster Land and Ab stract Company have adopted a now plan to supply iho growing dc-,d for homes in Farmington. We will sell you a lot iu any he following choico locations and fntuMi you the money lo build your hoti a aui accept pay tor same at rate of " to t20 per month, or about wh.it you pay for rent. Only 7 lots left in Carter Place, convenient lo car line. VI lots in Lang Place, conven ient lo car line. Glenwood Park ru""t be seen to bo appreciated. This is the old Fair Grounds. We are offering lots here from 91. SO to $5.00 per front font, any si.c lot you want, ll' ro are the fine big forest shade trees and heavy bluo grass turf, nothing like it to be found elsowbere Iu F'armingtou. One of these lots would bo a grand thing to have in the family. Wide granitoid sidewalks all way to center of town. F:ioolrlo car line passes this property. Come In and talk to us about real estate. Shitu-Blkbck-Fohstkr Land & Ab stract COMPAHT. Upstairs in Koalty Building. A full line of vehicles at Isen man'sEach one a winner for style, durability and price. I FARMINGTON. MO. CARLETON COLLEGE NOTES. As this is Hid lasl issuo that will reach Iho reader before the coiumanco mcnt exercises are over, special at tention is called lo the following an nouncements : Friday evening. May 111, Hie annua! program of the Carleton Literary So ciety will be rendered. Saturday afternoon and evening, June 1, Iho Students' Reunion will take place. Kememher the game of ball between the former ahd present stu dents. An admission fee of 'Joe will be charged, Ihe proceeds to go to the improvement fund of the school after the expenses uie provided for. In the evening tho social reunion will be held, to which only present and form;-' students aic invited. Sunday morning, June 2, Dr. Wright will preach the Haccataureatc Sermon. Monday evening, dune 3, the contest lor the Marbury .Medal will be hold. The medal will be presented by Mr. T. D F"her. Tuesday evening, June 4, the dc partmonls uf Oratory and Music will render a joint program. Wednesday, Juno A, the Commence mcnt Kxercises will be held, and Dr. M. L. Curl will deliver the address. Following ihis, bnmpiet wMI be given in honor of tho trustees and a number of invited guests. All these exercises will be held in the Methodist Kpiscopul Church, ex cept the Students' Reunion, which will be held in Ihechapel, and will begin each eveningat M:;io o'clock. I'rof Arthur W. L.iw vin, who f,,r the past two years has been superin tendent of the Festus school.,, hns been elected superintendent of t1L- city scnoois m 1 ,,,c tiiianleaii. I'rof. Law-sun is graduate of Carleton Col lege, and is certainly proving his bil. ily and the conlidence which the school had in him when they conferred 011 him his degree, which was merited bv his hard work as a student. Hon. T. J. Swc.ea, a former siu dent of Carleton College, and at pres scnt the representative from Knvnnl.K county, has won a desiiablo placo in 1110 estimaituu 01 the citizens of his county by his record in tho Legisla ture, where be stood loyally fur the best measures thai cumo un r,ir sidorution. Basket Dinner. Uev. W. B. Ilavs. irn.i,li ni,i- will preach Saturday, Juno 1st, at 7 : 45 p. m., at the church near C.iffm.n aud on Sunday at 11 a. m. and 2:30 p. 111. I hero will ho a basket dinner, and the people conerallv am invited m conic, baskets in hand, and enjoy the Krviccs aim social privileges of the occasion. Lusi.ik II Dv, 1'ustor Ste, (icneviove. Notice. Notice is horebv piven H.-t n person cought trcspnssiug upon any of Ihe school grounds bv h.ll ,,i...i . by putting on the grounds any garbage im iiuujr ,iU, or tin cans, or anything in the shapo ot trash, will ! tir.An,." ted to the extent of the law. The City Marshal aod bis deputies are re ctnested to report anr vinUtinn. wi,hin their knowledge to the board. ione oy order ot the Board this May 23d, 1907. O. J. MAruEititr, Tree. VV. H. Young, Sec'y. New Madrid bovs art hainir innk.j up under the ourfew law. New Madrid has Joined the town which will not permit street fair.