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FAKMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO., MA1UVII 0, 1008.
Published Every Friday by The Farmington Times Printing Company. Number 10 Volume 3: INTERESTING LOCAL PICK Laukmnn's fur diiius. t i i- i-t -f i -i- nl Klein's. Or ries "I Spmtt's. Suho Coffee al Sprott's. "It's fri-sli ul Klein's." Mason's broad nl Sprott's. II. A K. Cotfee ul Sprott's. (linden hi-imI i" bulk at Klein's. Fruit mill vegetables at Spmtt's. Postals for St. Patrick's Day at Pelty's Book Store. Ilov. Marvin T. Haw of Jackson was in town for a few days. limn, March 4, Imw, to tin' wife of Mr. Max McClnrc, a daughter. Mi,.. ViiLMiiin riarilv came down I nun St. Louis for tin' I.'ii dance. Year ItnlT Orpimrt ck i,l liftc.ii, tl.iMi. Apply for Ki'ltiiiir to Mrs. Fu Kilt''. Mr. J. . Simpson t Lihertyvilh was a business visitor in town Monday. ' linn. V. W. Wilder, State Audi- .. V.. J tur, visited stale imspimi I tliis week. I . i i ,,,L I V allien ' " " horse. Apply to J. L. Counts, Furm- inclnii, Mi. Northern seed oats, both black and white, at Farming- ton Milling Co. Mrs. I.aakiiian ami Mi Nnru I Mimiliv an' in St. Lmii ndi week studying spring styles. Itiilf Hock chicken eirirs at $I.H p. r scttinc f Apply to T. F. l.iii ki'iilk'"', Kiinnimrlmi, M. J. C. I'opin, 1'iiililiT anil itrac- tor, Funnineton, Mo., w ill undertake tracts fur all kintls of buildim.'. Mr. Theodore Ki.pc, a prosperous farmer nf Libertyville, was trans nctiiu: business in Funninctun tin' llrst of the week. Mrs. Wcs Helber "f limine Tcrre anil Mrs. I Johnson nf I.nvrl- Imrn were quests "f Mrs. V. T. Huile tin- past week, Mr. W. H. Wllliains nf I'uplnr lilnlf visited his mother, Mrs. Mary Williams, who celebrated her Nth liirtlulav anniviTsary last Thursday. Mr. I'riec Neves nf tin' Fleet ric I.iclil I'lant lias been seriously ill fur a couple nf weeks, but liis friends arc Imping now tliat In' w ill s he will. Mr. Fred Kursch, who lias boon sick some weeks w ith typhoid fever, we ari' triad to unto is conviilosciiu.', iiml hnpi' tliat I"' w ill soon In- able In he nut. Mrs. Harney I-lt- and her little sun Lawrence went t St. I.niiis Mnnday In sen Barney, whu is mi his way tn Shroveport, l.a., with the Hiowns fur a weeks t ruiiiiiiK- Mrs. Calvu Hhync announces that she will do dressmaking at ymir own limni' and solicits ymir patmn iw. Term reasonable and refer ences L'iviMI. riionc Mr. Kd Klein, who has been sick with typhnid fever fur ahmit two months, is still confined to his bed, lint we nri' pleased fo say Is able tn nit up It little. It is hoped that he will cnntiniie to improve rapidly. Miss Virii' Conway returned to Chicunn Saturday on account of the illness of her nintlier, who is in a hnspital there. The liiiiny friends of the family hope that Mrs. Con wny will soon he restored to health. I,ost-On Friday nilit, February J!l, between the residei M nf W. T. Hnile and J. M. Morris, b Russian sable fur scarf. Finder will he liber ally rewarded by leaving same at The Times olHce. Mrs. Arthur K. Smith nf Hnnne Terre Is the (!iiest nf Mrs. W. N. Fli'tiiiuic. Mention was made In The Tillies a few weeks a(.'o of the Work liehitr b'iie in Africa by the Hyim- (iunniiiheiiu engineers, and anions lhi-ui in Mr. Smith. BOX PAPER WRITING TABLETS TYPE WRITER PAPER TYPE WRITER RIBBON AT LAAKMAN'S DRUG STORE - UPS QUICKLY TOLD. Prunes, Evaporated Peaches, Evaported Apples IT'S FRESH AT KLEIN'S i Huld in Sum of $ft,0O0. i In the preliminary exiiininnl im .before Sipiire .i 1 1 1 n a 1 1 last Monday, i W. V. Holly, who killed John i Kvans at Doe Him on the '-"-' I nil., , was bound over in the sum of .,.ikhi to await the action of the irnuiil I jury. The bond was llrst placed at i tlL'JHKl, ami then reduced. I'u ritv Khin 's. horse and cattle le.il at I Modern sevinrooin dwelling', 1 1 i I r ption hall, bath room, basement, furnace, electric lights, cistern, city I water in dwelling, yanl and lot. I food barn, garden, fruit and shaib' Itre., granitoid walks, lot liHK-.MKl j feet, on electric car line. One of I the most desirable homes in Fanii- inirton Tor sale at a reasonaMe price and on easy terms. See W. N. I'lem inr. Our stock is Ullpleti sprntl A Monday Club Election. Monday ( hit) held their I'lection hist Monday, inci the president, Mrs. M Tli. mini with 1111 tini.' It. Smith. Tl lection resulted in the election of Miss Kate Marks, presi dent; Miss Myra ( lardy, llrst vice president; Miss (iladys Itozier, s md vi president, and Mrs. James Morris, secretary. I ash paid Sprott's. for country produc ,,, I Crowdsd Out. We have received several excel lent articles from different parts of the county, all favoring and ur'inp local option, which we have I u compelled to omit on uccount of not having sufficient space for them and the time to put them in type. They show a healtny sentiment in the country for this riToriu move ment, and are a no. id Indication of how the vote will jrn to-morrow . Codfish Klein's. mackerel and herriiis' at Death of Llewellyn Evans. Mr. l.lewellvn Fvans, one of our old and well known citizens, died at his home in FnniiiiiL'toii last Sat unlay, ami his funeral took place from I. aiiK A Km. undertaking par lors on Suiiilav afternoon, thence to the Masonic cemetery. Mr. Kvans w ho was naturally a man of retir-j iim disposition, had been in poor health for some years, and but little was seen of him on our streets. He was in his Tilth year. An unusual amount of sickness is reported by every paper throughout the Southeast. Mr. Z. L. SwcuriiisTcii, who has been eiis'iisTed ill the insurance busi ness at Kl Itenn, okln., fur a couple of years, has returned to St. Fran cois county and opened a land, loan and insurance agency in the Fann ers' Hank building in Kanninton. Mr. Sweurinren is n snn nf Mr. T. V. SweariiiKen, one of our old and most highly esteemed citizens, is a yoiin' man of reliable and most en ergetic business inethnds, and we take pleasure in recominendiiis: liim to our reuilers. Kananas, oranges, and cake at Sprott's. bread, apples Messrs. V. I'. Whitworth mid John Johnson, two prominent citi zens of the extreme southeastern part of the county, were in town Tuesday traiiHuctink" business. They came eighteen miles or more, which, in the present condition nf the roads, shows that they are not easi ly discoiiraced when they have any thinK tn do. 1H lbs. (rri',i"l'l,''(l sib-'ar forlfl.tKI at Sprott's. Fifty md Ten Years Ago. These Items ill the Kepiiblic of the Ilrd concern this Boction: Fifty years ago today a ineetlnir of Demo crats of St. Francois Coiinty was held at Furiniiis'toii. Ahner Jlane waschalrman and Unfits Alexander secretary. Ton years uk F.dwaad A. Rozier was appointed Attorney and Louis''. KuhlivMarshall for the F.astern District of Missouri. I GREEN F. :i I THIHGS i The Firsi Sign of Spring A'lv.'iui'f .liipiiii'iit-iol crisp lender, toniliMime I , K I I N Til I Nt IS at r arriving 'Imh at McKlimcv's. tl -.1 wliat vnii'vi' been vcilllllllv! f"r Ilcallll ili'in;ill'U ncii tlllliy. ajipcllle di'liii.uds t;rcen tltinc,'. economy shvh recn limits for catlv spring. vVc oltcr. Lettuce, Cauliflower, Greun Onions. RudiaiioB, Spinach, Mustard OroenH, Khuburb, NEW TnmHtooH, Celery, New Slrinf; Beans, Ilnncsllv, iUic-h'I il "jti'.t tnakc utir inniitli w.itcr" to think ol limn Supremely Delicious McKinney's, PHONE 119 Farmmgton. ! lit.. i tii PRAYER AND LUNCH The Christian People will Hold Prayer Meetingi! To-Morrow and W. C. T. U. will Serve Lunch. The Christian peopl of r'uriiiinc, etins at the ton will bold pravi r n M. F.. Church to morrow i Local Option election i at 7 and !l o'clock a. tn. and every hour dining the day, and the church hells will be runs' every hour, cnllini.' to prayer meet ills'. The V. C. T. I'. will serve fie., lunch to the voters, bes'iuiiink' at II o'clock at the following places: the old Mason Itakery, west side of sipiare; the old Autsen meat mar ket, south side of sipiare, and the old Itook and News stand, east of Tclloy's Jewelry store. The people of the colored churches will serve lunch to the colored vo ters at the Montut.' buililiiiL', re cently occupied hy the telephone 11 1 1 Ml 11 . KEEP EM GOING- Jinn't let vour clock or watch stay out of fix. Let Stcinhcri; fix 'cm. STEINBERG, The Jrwnler. K A ICM I MiTIIN , .MO. Fount) Dead in Bed. An old man by the name of Freer, w ho has been here about a year and occupied the Nichols property next to Dr. McCorinlck's, w as found dead in his bed Wednesday morning, hav inir died of heart-failure. He has a son in Cleveland, Ohio, and a sou and daughter in Maplewood, Mo. His body was shipped to St. Louis for interment. White Wyandottes, Dewey's strain (direct). Mature stuck. Fertile cues. UNI per l.'i - Mrs. Jennie Heidleluirj:, I" 1 1 r 1 1 1 i 1 1 ir t 1 1 1 , Mo. Since so many prisoners escape easily from the Kutler county jail, there is a movement on foot to se cure a new jail with better facilities for holdiiisr prisniiers. ."fHFFR IIP". GascaFamels WILL MAKE YOU WCLL AIDS DIGESTION. CURES CONSTIPATION, Does not I'urtre or (Iripe, hut Kftlitly stimulatcH the stoinaeh, liver and bowels to naiiral uc tion. 25 CASCARAMELS 25c FARMtNGTON. MO. HA 11. OltDKKS IIKI.IVKHKH l'IIII.HITI.V FOR SALE BY U'HI S1B':CK M EccairoI7o Albert Walien, While SittuiB or Ly- iiiK' on Track, Struck by Fender 1 and Seriously Injured. Last Saturday uiuht between nine1 and ten o'clock as 1 1 b clric car Ifrmn Flat Hiv.T "as makini: its run 1 juut towards In Lnssiis, wIumi in ! ifrnnt of M r. build's place the fen- I ,dcr struck Albert WuUen of I : S Kun, wiu was sittiiis' on one raiL j hunched up, ki kinir him clear of the track and iuflic tini; serious if, iimt fatal injuries. The ear was im ! tni-diately stopped, the man who I was unconscious lilted on to it and hr..iu'bt hack to town and I'r. Rob inson summoned to look utter his I injuries. An .'xnininat ion showed j that all the ribs on his left side were 1 broken, there was a cut on the back of his head about two inches lonu, a I sculp Wound over the riirhl eye about an inch buif, holh lips badly cut and I some teeth knocked out, undone ;h,.i f his riirht forearm broken. I There w as concussion of the bruin, 'but not what the doctors term com- plosion, lie was taken to the San itarium, and Ins mind cl. areii anoui eighteen hours after the accident oe ciiir.il, blithe does not recall any thing' that happened, how he came be there, whether he was Silt - on the track or had fallen where he was when the car struck him. There are several reports about a couple of other men who Were seen llinllills' out of the way of tl ar, but not 1 1 i ti tr was seen of tb. in afterwards, and Wallen does not recall w hether an body w as with bhu just before the accident hap pened, lie is presumed to have been intoxicated. NOTICE TO ROAD OVERSEERS. In accordance with the Statutes of Missouri the Iload Overseers of St. Francois County are hereby called to meet with the County Highway Fnuineer al the Coiiil House jii Fai iniiiL'tou, on Saturday, the I4th day of March, at 111 o'clock A. M., to discuss plans for working and iniprovinir muds, collect hit and expeudiiis' road funds. THUS. II. HOI. MAS, County Iliirhwuy Knuiiicor. To Vote on Ixcal Option Apiin. Dunklin county bus been lind the local option law since P.HI.'I, and on petition of of one-tenth of its qualified voters is to Vote on the proposition au'iiin on the 21st lust. The Kennet Democrat says: "I'ntil the polls close, there is to be a warm liirht for the continuance of the present lit ion of Dunklin county. It adopted local option in Ails-list, I'.HKI, and since D mher of that year, there has not been an open saloon in Dunklin county, ami not many cases of violation of the provisions of the law . It is a fact that whisky lias not been sold, in the county, for four years. In a few instances, a poor substitute for beer has hi en sold, hut with no par ticularly bad results. Those who have felt that they must have intox icants have ordered from other places. As a trcneral thinu, the musses are in favor of local option heiiiK continued, and unless we are trreatlv mistaken, in the election, on theLMst of March, the majority for its continuance will be greater than was the majority for its nriwinal adoption." A Musical Event. Lovers of yield music will he pleased to hear the announcement of u concert to be (riven at the Opera House March l!ith by Mrs. M. ('. Kalis. Mrs. Kalis possesses a nie7.o-sopraiio voice of rare strength and ttiality us is well tememhered by those who have heard her on previous occasions. She will be ably assisted by her former conserv atory instructor, Mr. Herbert W. Owen, a tenor of exceptional (pial- I ity j iilso Mr. K. ('. Harroll, wliom ! we all know us a llrst class violinist ; I Mr. Klnioie K. Mason, director of the Kclipse Orchestra, who will ren I der a euphonium solo, and Miss F.thel Morris, who will perforin In ' the capacity of accompanist. The i pros-raminc will be announced in our next week's issue. A man in I'oplar Klutl lias just completed 11 table on which he has lieell Wol kinir for three years. There are nine hundred pieces of wood in it, comprising all the kinds of wood crown in this section of the country. There was a double weddinc at the I'oplar KlulT Court House on the '.Till tilt. The brides were sisters, and one was lirteen years old and ho other was sevetitcou. CONCERT ;i i:x nv MRS. M. C. KALIS. Soprano. III:RIU:RT : MR. i:iiY.KlC. 1:.U1)L1. Violin. MK. lil.MoRi: ,'. MASO.X, i:iilmnitini. MISS irnii:L MORRIS, .ccom,;,nit. THURSDA V, MARCH 19 8 o'cock p. m. For City Collector. Oscar I.. Ilaile authorize us to aiinoui him ns a candidate for re election isccniul tenni for City Col lector at the municipal . lection on April ,tli. NEGRO ORATOR SPEAKS FOR THE LIQUOR INTERESTS rims. II. T ly, the neirro politician of SI. dressed the colored p. red population at!"'"'" and the, rly ventilated last Tuesday i lt I t (sl-epii partll. lts of the pe of the Opera Hons. with a vic Vole "Wit. tilled whit f inlbieni'inu' t hem to A crowd of ;ood na. oil olie side of the bouse and huinorous blacks oiithe other were much amused over the fact that no m mid be induced to lit rodlicc t he speaker. A voice trout the rear culled out: "(let the w hite man who secured the Opera House for him, he will intro duce him." Another said, " Yas, yas, he was 'round all day wid 'im, han' in ban'; 'cose he will." Still another suirirested, "Call "ii de Mavor, he's wet; he's jes outside de do. " Arnold (Hover, one of the sub stantial colored men of Kariuinirton, finally accompanied the visitor to the platform and introduced him with t hese w ords : Mr. C. II. Tandy has come to this tow n to-nii.'ht to deliver an ad dress, and there seems to be a little confusion. He is a man I believe j will eive you what he knows. Ile is a man that I really believe is as competent as any colored man or as any common w bite man. of course, 1 my attention was called simply on i the dry side and I can slate my ; reason why. I have been liearini: i one side all the time and they havel lint me somewhat enthusiastic, lur. some way or another to-uitrht I want to hear the urtriiinonts on two sides, ami now we will hear Mr. Tandy." Mr. Tandy, a white-haired ne(rro of 72, arose ami heir. in his aru'iimeut , which was intended to show the benefits of the "regulated saloon," throwlmr in u few referei s to the "white s'etnmens" who had ad dressed the colored people the nitrbt before. He said they spoke so feel imrly of their "ole bb'.ck mammies," but as for himself he "used no such slunk" asdat" in speaking of men and women; he called his brothers and sisters "ladies and gentlemen." He proi (led to nive the m irroes a lot of advice which they did lo.l seem Inclined to follow, for after about fifteen minutes talk some of the leading ones left, then others followed, but thi' speaker kept on talking. At last he came to the "Father of His Country" and to Abe Lit In, and in the midst of an artriimeiit to the eirect that they i were opposed to local option, the hearers sTiidually llled out, leiivjnuj Hon. Mr. Tandv alone in his (.dory, i I Ashby mid Walker, the two Charles-1 ton boys who started out to see the 1 world on $1,11111 stolen money and a! if IT.'i diamond rin(, are back in , Charleston at'uin, havlni; I n , brought from San Francisco hy the Sherill of M ississippl county. They j are now under bond of 1,.'KH1 until ! their trial. They had spent a trreat j deal of the money while they were. in New York. The Salvation Army at DeSoto 1 has a Sunshine Society composed of! cnildreii who spend a little while af- , ter school each day in learninir the path to rik'ht liv im.r. Try uur Sabo Cutfee-L'tic per lb Sproott A Co. MARCH 19 i:X atSl. l.(,ui. Tenor. OPEN AIR BEST TREATMENT Or Eaton Discusses Tuberculosis Cure Before Physicians. Mount Vernon, Mo., March .1.- In an address before the Southwest Missouri Medical Association here to-day, tr..l. L. Katon of Kismurck, Mo., president of the Hoard of Mine Hirers 1,1' the Missouri Stale Sanator- .11 known ''el that the spread of tu l.ouis ud-j'"'"'"' was because of the lack the present treiieralion. The best white phlL'll ill llcfellsjv met hod of Ik-Mint the le, Dr. Futon declared, is i e rut her than otb nsi v . Tin- fresh air habit i the w al tar weapon," he sa "Sleepilin out fresh air is puss in all climates. of doors or in the ihlc and beneficial The person who does so does not catch cold, but on the contrary becomes almost abso lutely immune from colds. "Whoever heard of u trump bav ins' tuberculosis'.' His beil is a slab r an old railroad tie in t! pen. How w e recall the In, ill by , massive, runted pioneers of this country, When open lokr houses Were ju ou'lle, the open floor-, the loose planks lot a loft above and nature's ventilator, the hiu' fireplace, made pneumonia a seldom occurrence and tuberculosis was praet ieally unknown." DRINK" OTJR 20c COFFEE IT WILL PLEASE YOU KLEIN GRO. CO. Important Notice. The undersigned desire to un nounee that they will discontinue the free use of sacks to (he farm ers, as practical heretofore, hut will sell their Imps and also alw ays have on hand hairs for sale at actual cost price. Kirst come will have llrst choice. FA KM I N( ITON MILLINO CO. The canninir factorv at Campbell paid out W,-li'-'..'i7 for produce last year, and the directors are making piuiis lor the cominif season. Two callous coal oil Sir at Sprott's. The First Dose will ease Lb YOUR COUGH KALIS' Balsam ot Honey and Tar The Guaranteed Cure for COUGHS. COLDS, GRIP, Hoarseness, and all in flammations of the lungs, throat and bronchial tubes 25 DOSES 25C KALIS'! DRUG STORE I" FARMINQTON, MO. I