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Volume 34! FA UMINGTON", ST. FHANCOIS COUNTY, MO., JUNE 7, 1007. Number 23 Published Every Friday by The Farmington Times Printing Company. INTERESTING LOCAL PICK Lnakruun's tor drugs. Groceries t Klein's. Guod seed ourn nt Klein's. Unlon-mado shoes nt Horzog's. Ture Goriunn millutt at Klcin'. Fresh Strawberries at Klein's. Suit meet 1 1 cents per pound at Klein Grocer Co'a. Waller Heard ol Bismarck was the guest of Forsicr Cle last week. J. K. Irvin nt Hammond Ind., is vising hid parents, Mr. and Mrs. It. Irviik Misj Chcnnultond Miss Helen Mont gomery left Wed nesiljy lor Columbia! for a summer visit. J Mr. W. J. Wood and Mr. and Mrs. K. Crump of Lead wood were Fanning-1 tou visitor Thursday. Harry Budy ol Kansas City is here visiting his grandmother, Mrs. F.dna Kudy, aud other relative. Mr. W.A. Kennedy spent several days the past week in Kansas City visiting his son and family. Hilly Pipkin arrived hoinn Monday from Fulton, whero he has been at tending Westminster College. Miss Muhel Drumclcr ol Peuora, Iowa, and Miss ('raudall of Sednlia are the guests ol Miss Florence Swink. 'lhe W. C. T. L Motherhood meet ing will bo held with Mrs. J. W. Dun- a p next Tuesday afternoon at ii:30 o'clock, Miss Stella Kiso of Illinois attended the conimcneemcnt exercises nt Kim wood last week, the guest of Miss Kd ii a Heard. H'l. Kiln Howletl of Chat lesion has beon visiting her mother, Mrs. Mc- Mullin, and other relatives here the past week. Miss Mar; Taylor, who has been altcudiog the Bandolh-Macon Woman's College at Lynchburg, Virginia, is home for the vacation. The rummage, sslob under the aus pices of the Y. W, C. A , is now iu 'progress at the Sprolt building. Go and see what you can get tor a trills. Frank Highley, Linn Bariden, Taul Williams, Kd Swink, Forsicr Cole and Lee Mitchell are homo from Jackson, -where they attended the Militnry Academy. k Misses Nellie Breckinridge and Kilns Heard, who have been attending Kim wood, left for their homes Saturda Jay; alid liss Dreckinridgo to Columbia Miss Heard to Hismarck. ' Michael Owens, of DeSolo, an old employee of the Iron Mountain rail road, died at State Hospital No. 4 this week, aged TC years. He leaves a wlfo and eleven grown childtcn. Three hundred quarts ol strawberries were gntberoh off the strawberry patch of Slate Hospital No. 4 last Monday atlernoon, and all the inmates of that institution enjoyed a least at supper time. Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Grcsham of .Jefferson C'lJ'i where Mr. Greshnm is holding duwn the chief clerkship in the Auditor's office, came down this week to attond Crlcton College commence ment. Mrs. Rradford, wife of Dr. G. A. Bradford, Chancellor ot Kpworth Uni versity, Oklahoma City, was here sev eral days the pnt week visiting the family ot her brother, Kev. I.. M. Thompson. Mr. Thomas II. Statu purchased this week from the Weinior Bros, a line registered male .Hereford calf, for which be paid 175. The Weiiuer H'os. are enterprising itoekmen, and liave some flue blooded animals. Miss Greene, the popular teacher of elocution at Carleton Collego the past year, goes back to hor home In Speor, III., to fulfill i more important engage ment raade prior, to hor connection with the faculty of Carloton. Mrs. Gray, matron ol State Hospital "Ho. 4, who hag been visiting friends at New Madrid and Slkeston, baa re turned to her post of duty, and Miss -Gladys, who baa been teaching music at Sikeston, came up with berfor 'a month's visit. Several Farmington people visited Froderioktown last week: Mrs. A. L. Orten, ber tnothor, Mrs. Jackson; Miss Mildred McKinney; Miss Edna Soimmons, Mrs. W. H. Andrews; and Miss Verna Fontaine visited triends and relatives at Ibat place. - UPS TERSELY TOLD. Tickets for "Shore Acres" will be on sale nt r.ankmau's Drug Store next Monday morning, beginning at 10 o'clock. Get into the push nnd buy yorlr scuts curly or you will have lo take Hobsou's choice. , Look over tlio cast of characters ol "Shoro Acres" and see tho arrsy ol homo talent t lint will give you one ot the best entrrtainuients ever; then be on hand at 10 o'clock Monday morn ing at Laakmau'a Drug Sloro to get choice of seals. Judge W. S. Hurry, one ol Si. Francois county's old and substantial citizens, was in town this week. Judge Harry's linnin until recently was near DcLnus, but be spent the past winter with his daughter at Liberty, Mo., and is now with another daughter, Mrs. II. S. liltoncr, at Pilot Knob. His tunny tricmU hero will bo pleased to learn that tho Judge, though in advanced years, is hnle and hearty for one of his sge, and the same genial soul he al ways was. Our good old friend, Judgo J. (j. Mitchell of llonno Torre, was in town several days this week the gncst of his son Judgo J. D. Mitchell. Judge Mitchell is 78 years old and 71 yeuis ol his life has been spent in this county. Ho camo here from Kentucky in 183U, and grew to be one of our most sub stantial and influential cili.ens. He served several terms as Judge of the St. Francois County Court, and his record In that capacity is n credit to himself and the constituency that elected him. Mr. C. IS. McClintock of this place has received from the Slate ltnilroad and Warehouse Commissioners an up poinlment under the new State grain. weighing law passed at the regular ses sion ol the Legislature last winter thai ol one ot the assistant grain-weighers. The appointment is a good one. While ho has been a teacher in tho public schools tor a number ol years, he is also a pralicul Inrmer, and with his education, knowledge ot and experience iu handling grain, ho ought to be well equipped for the duties that will de volve upon him. We congratulate Mr. McClintock upou bis appoiutmenl. Prof. J. W. Dutilap, who has been Superintendent of the Farmington pub lic schools during the psst throe years, was, on May SO, elected to the super intondency ol tho city schools of Shel bina, Mo., at a salary of (1,200.00 per year. bhcloina is one of the best I school towns in (he Slate, employing live teachers in tho high school depart ment and articulating with tho State t'niversily of Missouri. The high school enrollment last year wa 144, and thcro were nineteen graduates from tho full course ol stud?. Farminglon's loss is Shelbinn's gain. All true triends of the public schools' in Farm ington and throughout this part of lhe .State regret lo see Trot. Dunlap leave, but wish him great success in the larger field lo which lie has been railed. Street Improvement and Sewer. There will be an adjourned session ot tlio Board of Aldermen next Mon day evening to oousider the improve ment of Columbia street and suwerage. Nolan Acquitted. Jake Nolan, whose trial on a charge of murdering Joe Knloe was in pro gress as Tiik Timks went to press last week, was acquitted by tho jury aud Nolan discharged. Are You Thinking of Building Horn in Farmington. If so why buy a lot in the suburbs of Ibis cliy, when you oan buy one ul thoso beautiful lots in Clay & Evans Addition, within tlireo blocks of the court bouse and one block of the car lino. If you buy from Clay, Buck 4 Fleming they will aid you in getting money to build a home on easy pny monts. Those pcautiful lots are going "like hot caks." - Three, have been sold within the last week. Apply to Clay, Buck & Flomlng. Vegetables Almost every kind and . they're fresh, too. EVERY MORNING. Klein Cro. Co COMMENCEMENT OF CARLETON COLLEGE The School Year Closes with Interest ing Exercises tnd Banquet by the Executive Committee. JlltSIC AND HI.IH1 TIONAHT HM'ITAI. The departments ol music and elo cution of Carleton Collego rendered their annual recital at t lie Opt ra House Thursday cvi'iiing, Mity 2'.). Notwith standing the lact that the weal her-iuan seemed to be working against them an iipprcriiilivo audience greeted each number with npplnusu The program was given as ndvrrtia ed, and the manner in which the pu pils did their parts shows l'rol. McFer nn and Miss Greene to be very pain staking teat-In is, untiring in their ct lorls lo gel the very best results. 'l he elocutional y numbers were un- usully Interesting and praiseworthy, i each showing csrclnl preparation Miss Moore's leadings have been very pop ular all year; the deserves special com mendation on her work tlinl evening. Miss Kl he I Cliiindlet ' clever reading ol " The Absent (iuesi" brought a ripple ol laughter again and again. Mr. t 'offer delivered " The Hoy Actor ol Xepala t.ily" with dramatic ability. Miss WiluiH I )tri in n n rend a subtle picca of humor. The dramatic selec tion given tiy Mrs. I pilikc showed no little talent and ability. Tiie cutting from "DnvliI Hnium," a lino example of Yankee huninr, whs read by Win. itlavkledgc iu a very creditable man ner Miss Hciilnli Covington n Flatliivcr oossesses uuiisal musical ability ; ber rendering ni the "Spiing Song" by Mendelssnhii-l.i.-l was rvllnvd and In telligent, and she delivered the '-VuUe Impromptu" by Half in an offer' ive manner. Mrs. Harry Shaw gave lhe difficult Chopin "Polonaise in C sharp minor" '.villi much power and briliancy showing admirable .-kill as apcrfoinier. The nveilure, "On tho Beautiful Blue Danube" by Strauss, was well given as n duel by Misses Giessing and Miller. This number as a solo arrangement is now a standard concert number on the program ol leading pianists of America aud Kurnpo. Prof. McFerrin is ever a favorite with bis audience, and the manner in which ho rendered "Tho Staccattu Cnprico," by Vogrich, shows him do serving of all praise, nnd also that he is master of his chosen profession. The closing number was a readiug of I'oe's "Bells" by Miss Greene, with musical qccompaniment, played by Piof. McFerrin. This Is by far the most dilliuull selection of lis kind ever given before a Farmington audience. Miss (ireeno allowed excellent voice Benefit of the Town Clock Shore Acres A Melo-drnmn. depicting Hie joys nnd non-own of quaint New England People in "The (iooii Old Times." OPERA HOUSE, TUESDAY, JUNE II BY LOCAL TALENT CAST of CHARACTERS. Nathaniel Berry, (An old bachelor nnd veteran ol civil war).... Dr. Barrow 'Martin Berry, (Owner of "Shore Acre9" and keeper of the Kerry Light) John Doughty Joel Gates, (Grass widower) J- W. Dobbins Josiah Blake, (Post Master and Store Keeper) .Robert Forsyth Sam Warren ( a young physician) Fielding McCormick Capt. Ben Hutchins, (Skipper of the "Liddv Ann.") Kmmett Asbiiry Dr. Leonard, (Village Doctor) '. Arthur Calvird Squire Andrews, , Kd. C. Barroll Young Nat Berry Ruffner Lloyd Tim Hays, (chore boy) John Hopkins Ike Richards. " Dave Doughty, Jr. Lent Connant, ) ("Kind'er" work around) John Hopkins. Oabe Kilpatrick, I I. Arthur Calvird. Bob Berry, (Martin's son) J. R. McCormick Ann Berry, (Martin's wile) Miss Alma Maguire Helen Berry, (Martin's daughter) Miss Florence Lawrence Marv Berry, ( " ) Rachel Murrill Mill'v Berry, ( " " ) Marie Bequette Liddy Ann Nye Miss Ada Wood Mrs. Aondrews, (Tbe Squire's wife) Mrs. J. W. Dobbins Mrs. Leonard Miss Alma Smith I'earlv, (Mrs. Berry's hired girl) Miss Ilertha Mitchell "Maridy" Gates, (Joel Gates' daughter) Harriet-Tetley Musical Director Klmo Mason. Pianist Miss Ethel Morris. Everybody is interested, or ought to be, in tbe movement to get a town clock, aud bete ia a rate opportunity to enjoy yourself and belp on tbe enterprise at tbe same time. Crowd tbe Opera House. - TICKETS ON SALE NEXT MONDAY MORNING At Laakman'i Drugstore, beginning: at 10 o'clock. Get your seata early nd don't miss out. control, bringing out the rhythmic beauty ol tho piece in a very artistic manner. Prof. McFerrin is a rare iccompaninist, entering into tho spirit of the piece and aiding materially In iis interpretation. OUATOIIICA-I CONTEST The First M. K. Church was crowded to its utmost capacity Monday 'evening to enjoy the orlnrical contest. The con testants and tbeir subjects wore: Miss Belle Notlbush,"The Progress of Woman." A. B. Garrison, "Lord Shaftsbury." John Hopkins. "The Age and the Opportunity." . M. Humphrey, "Tho Mission ol Man." Heury Gordon, "Not Conquest, but Liberty " II W. Baker, "The Supreme Test." The production ol each ot tbe speakers gave evidence ol earnest thought, familiarity wilb tho subjocl in hand, cureful study and literary re search, and choice diction. Tbe do livery of all was good, each having a characteristic style, tho ono different from I lie, other, but all commendable. Tbe commilteo evidently had no easy tusk in deciding to whom to award the beautiful gold metal offered by B. II. Marbuty, K., as the decision de pended upon points in which there nppourcd to he no wide or pronounced difference in cxi'llcnec. All tho con testants urn ocrlaiuly lo be cougrniu- lated on llteir effotls, aud as lhe med al font, I gu to but one, it may be said thai the others were close seconds. Tho committee aivaidcd t lie medal lo Mr (i irii-on, and gave the place ol second honor to Mr. Gordon. The couiiniltou nn thought and com position was composed ol Dr. D W. Crow of Jopliu, Kev. Kli 1'. Anderson ol St. Louis and l'rol. Arlhtit l.awson ol FcsIik. The eomuiitteo on delivery Were Dr. W. T. Wright ol Kansas City, Judge G. O. Nations aud W. 8. Anthony, K-q., of Kurmiiigton. The presenlntian ol tlio medal was made by Mr. Fisher. CUSIMKNCKXIi.NT KXKHUISKS ANII BAN tjl'fcT. Commencement exercises were held In the M. K. Church Wednesday eve ning, lhe principal features of which were t lie address by Dr. M. L. Curl of St. Louis, nnd the prcsonloiion ot di plomas by this venerated fou.idcr ol the College, Miss Carloton, whose long life has beon consecrated to Iho cause ot education, and who is held in the hiirhest esteem aud affection by all wlio know of her sacrilicing devotion to tlio work of her lile. Tho address ol Dr. Curl was admirable in every way, uud it would bu impossible to do it ju-lioo iu n brief synopsis suitable to our limited snaco. An nfferloire on tho organ by Prof. McFerrin, aud a vocal solo by Trot. Taylor wore pleas ing features of the occasion. Diplomas in the following degrees were con ferred : Master ot Arts, 1'roL It. W. Lawson. Bachelor ot Music, Dr. J. B. Graves. Bacholor of Arts, Carl A. Steven son and Miss M. Ktta 1'erkios. Cortilicnto for completing first year, Harmony, .Miss Beulah Covingtnn. IIASyl'liT. At the close of tho commencement exorcises a number nt our business and professional men were the gnosis nt a hsnquot givco in the basement ul the church by lhe Kxccutive Committee of tho Collego. A splendid dinner wns spread tor the refreshment ol lhe inner man, and nflor justice bnd beeu done to the several courses, Dr. Curl, as toaatmaster, called on several guests to respond to toasts. President Thomas, with a map allowing I be lo cation ot tbe different colleges ot tho State, pointed out the splendid unoc cupied territory contributory to a good college in this section, nnd suggested that this territory would be industrious ly canvnssed lor students by the min isters ol the M. K. Coulcrenco to which Carleton College belongs when tho buildings and requirements were suflicicntly extended lo accommodate them. This would mean much lo lhe malciial as null- as educational ad vancement of Fnruiingtou. Dr. W. F. Kubn, Superintendent of Stale I Ins ula! No. 4, made tin admirable talk along the line of the advantages ol a well equipped college to any town, its moral, educ.itioiia! and material up lilting. Mr. S. T. Grcsham gave an interesting talk along the same line, aud was I ullovrcd by Mr. F. P. Graves, Superintendent ol the Doe Kiln Lend Company, in n reiiiiuisccuce ol his til si visit to Curlcton Institute at (he place ot its birth, out in the woods sonic eight or ten miles north of Farming- ten. Knch speaker paid a feeling tribtito to (lie splendid woman. Miss Klitca Carleton, now in her eightieth year, who laid the foundation of lhe school aud has devoted her means. her talent and her whole lifo to its success. The seuttment of all present was that our people should contribute ol their means and endeavor to make Carleton College what it should be, ouo ol tho largest and leading Institu tions ot the Stato. KAl.TI.TV FOB 1907-08 Tho F'.xccutive Commilteo ol the College met Thursday nnd elected the following faculty : Prof. (i. 11, Thomas, President ol Faculty. Prof. B. C. Glover, Mathematics and Scieuco. Miss Lusclln Sowers, a graduate ol linker 1'nlversity, Kansas, History, Philosophy and Literature. Miss Flora A. Knglish, Latin and Greek. Prot. A. B. Gatiison, Assistant in Mathematics and Kuglisb, Prul. Paul L. McFcriiu, Piano and Organ. Miss Kuth Adams Wood well of New- burg, Mass., Oratory nnd Vocal Music. Miss Woodwcll is a groduato of Kmcr- soti School ot Oratory, Boston, Mass., and has bad fivo yoars experience us a teacher in Virginia. COI.I.K.CK IIA9K IIAl.l. (tAME. Tho present students of Carleton delcated the former students at base ball on Monday by a score ot G to 5. The present students mado all their runs on errors, whllo tho furmer stu dents uindo theirs on clean and se quential billing. Xbo feauturcs of the gamo were Powell's pitching, Den mail's lidding, Hunt's second base playing nnd batting, getting 3 hits, tho work ol Blue and Kvnns nt short and second, and Asbury's baiting getting 4 lilts out of 4 times up anil bringing in 4 rnns. lhe lineup: FORllKB STUDENTS 1'RHSHNTJiSI DKNTS H. Asbury catcher pitcher 1st base 2nd base short stop jd base right field center field left field K. Hunt Powell Gordon Cora Grunea Kvnas II, Blue K. Blue DeGrant Dcnman Lorcnz W. Hunt ArnoMt Mi'I.arncy llcnricli niarkledge Scbupp Notice police is ncrcby given that any person caugbt trespassing upon any of the school grounds by ball playing or by putting on the grounds any garbage or filthy stuff, or tin cans, or anything in the shape of trash, will be proseou tod to the extent ot the law, The City Marshal and his deputies are re quested to report any violations within tbeir knowledge to the board. Done by order ot the Board this May 23d, 1907. O. J. Matdkrht, Pres. W. H. Young, Seo'y. Program of Baptist Ladies' Muaictle. Arrangements have been finally per foeted lor giving tho musicale which is planned to be given by the ladies of the Baptist church. The proceeds will be applied upon the now church build ing. The dale has been fixed as Fri day night, Juno 14lh, at tho Opera House in Farminglon. Tickets will go on sale at Lank man's Drug Store on Thursday morn ing, .at nine o'clock. Keserved scats will be ,'5c, nnd Iho remainder of tbe liouso 26c. Tho talent represented insures a lirst-cbiss performance which will delight both old and young, while the variety ot tho program is certain lo afford something pleasing to all musical tastes. riUMillAM. Opening number (selected) Mrs. Bright, Misses Duncan, Ilaile nnd Morris, Messrs. Edward C. Barroll and Klmo Mason Piano, Violin and Trombone. Vocal Duct, (a) "Oh. That We Two Wcro Maying," by Klhelhert Noviu: (b) "Sweet Maid ol the Mill," by Max Spicker Misses O'Sullivan. Piano Solo, "Vnle Impromptu, " Opus 13, by Frederick C. Baumann Miss Ilaile. Vocal Solo, "Love's Old Sweet Song," by J. L. Molloy Mr. Curran McCormick. Beading, (a) "Noah's Ark" (Irotu Helen's Babies) : (b) ' .Moo, Cow, Moo," by Vance Cook Miss Pipkin. Piano Solo, (a) "Noettirne-'Love's Dream,'" by Li.l: (b)"KnCour- ant," by Godaid Miss Duncan. Vocal Solo, "Fiddle and I," by Mrs. A. (iootllve Mi,s Beth Ilaile. (Violin accompaniment by Mr. Hurroll) Piano Quartette, "Hallelujah Chor us" from "The Messiah," by Handel 1st piano, Misses Morris and Buck: ad piano, Misses Gi.-rsing and Cover. Beading, "Aux ltaliou's," by Bul- wor Lytlon Miss Florence McCorm ick. Musioal accompaniment bv Mcsirs Fielding and Curran McCorm ick. Beading, "Kddic's Musio Practice Hour," by PbuMiio Phelps Master William Muoihart. Vocal Solo, "Love's Bosury," by Spenhammcr Miss Surah Waters. Violin Solo, "Overture from 'Poet and Peasant,'" by Sinmc Mr. F.d- ward C. Barroll. Yawning Chorus," by T. W. Part ridge Done by Iwcnty-fivo sleepy lit', lo boys. Program subject to change. The Town Clock Movement Tlio voluntary subscriptions to the town clock fund at the bunks havo not progressed lo any appreciable extent. This is not because our people are not interc-tud In the movcmeul, lor they nrc doing a lot of talking they aro just wuiting for a onmmitlte to cul! around with a euli-ct iplion, and we understand that they will shortly bo accommodated. The County Court has under inspect ion plans for a lowei to the Court Houso in which the clock will bo nluecd. I'll plan Is n hnndsomo one, nnd will add bcauy and slu'eliticss to that struc ture make it look more like a modern publio building. Every town of import ance kits its iown clock, nnd Farming ton ought nut lo lag in this mnttor. The delightful melodrama of Shoro Acres," to bo giveu at the Opera House next Tuesday evening by homo talent, is lor tho benefit of tbe town deck enterprise The expense of putting on the play is small, nnd nearly every dollar taken iu for scats will go lo the clock fund. Other plays may be given for tho samo purpose, but we cannot depend alone upon the time and labor of our homo talent to do it all. Send Iu jour subscriptions to tho local banks, and don't wait for the subscription committee to eall around. Moothart Business College Incorporated Pnpers of incorporation were Hied this week of the Moolbnrt Business College Company. The schools are located at Farmington, DeSolo, Cape Girardeau nnd Sto. Genovieve. Tho capital slock ot the company is 10, 000, and the headquarters will be at Farmington. Notice to Teachers. Notice is hereby given that tho Board of Education of District No. 4 (Dent's School) will, on June 22d, elect ono teacher. Length of school term six months. Applications with salary stated can bo filed with 8. W. Cooi.nr, Clerk, Bismarck, Mo. For Sale Several bugles and a surry, which will be sold cheap. Apply to Mayberry & Byington Bros.