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Volume 35: JtMINGTOX, , ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO.. DECEMBER iio. " 11)08.' Number 52 Published Every Friday by The Farmington Times Printing Company VNNyNoNX- -wrVV. "V-y I TtmK,IKfJ nnm.. SODDEN DEATH OF MR. BURGESS T " . Christmas Greeting I 1 We wish every one of our many friends and custom ers a Merry Christ mas and 12 months of health and pros perity during the year 1909. JUNKETING COMMITTEE HERE. Tin' ciiitmiitti'i' appointed liy (inv entor Folk tn visit uml inspect the viirimiK t'li'i'iuiixynary liiKtitiitiiuiK "f Ihi- Stall' uml ri'inirt thi'lr condi- tlllll llllli Heeds, HITivi'll here last Miiiulay inn ami were entertained a! Stulf l'nspital Xn. 4. Tl om- niiltoe is composed nf Si'iialnr A. 11. Druucrt nf Montgomery county, ; Bopresciitntives p. U. Brussllcld of ; Putnam rmiiity and Dr. J. T. Muir, i with Mr. Joseph Onldmun of Jolfer ! tiuii Cll.v iik secretary. Aflor thi-y ' wi'p- through will) their Inspection . uf Huspitul No, 4, Superintendent IlarvlHiin mi Tuesday morning took tun party nv-r tu Hat HIvit fur a ; V i M i t til till' li'lld mines. They left mi 'In- Tuesday noun train fur Cape j (iirnrdi'Hii tn vImII tin- Nurmal. Karsch's Shoe Store armington Flat RiOer 'SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT.' Merry ChrlstiiiiiK: I.ankniun's fur drugs. Groceries at Klein'. Mixed ii 11 tn and candy at Kli'lnV. Children ' Bonk Store. Ti'ddy Boars 75c and up at l'i'lty1 Hunk Stun'. Tin" hi'Ht .Vcciit cigar Is Stiekncy' "Triumph." Miss Kliudu Boise has gone to Cape Oirardcau tu visit frii'iids. Cnuntv Clerk Lawrence had husl S'u-crr Football gallic this iCIirlst niasi morning at III o'clock between tin1 ''Vdi-ral ti'inii and KuriniiiKtuii. Admission 15 cents. at Pelty's JliM.kj viss Margaret Clancy is home 'from the Stirred Heart Cniivrnt at j Festtis tn spend Christinas with her I limt'icr, Mrs. F. L. I'unle. ; M"'. W. H. Hays and rhildren j luive returned from a visit if two Plows' and Allegretti's candies ut ' w,',,hs various Southi'Hst points, Laukman's I'liarnitiry. I where Mr. Hayes had engagements us presiding elder. Mrs. Mnllie Lung um ,r i...,..!. ;MIhi ('harry of Lnnpmont, Coin., ' are lilieiulliur tlm lniliiliii.a ui wil...,- ........ 1.. .1.1 1. ! ."....in v. n "r""""'"r ton with Mrs. Long Mrs. Itoaa (iilisun of Ault, C'ul., I James Klftit'. fa vlulll.M. ..l..llAU ....nf la'aflliltt IF- '. .., n . ........ jmip. nll, MrM Jerr S. (luMsoin I"". ..r ......! 111 pnsseu TRIP THROUGH GULF C0A8T. Mr. C B. Mi'Cllntnrk returned Inline last Thursday from an ex tended trip through the (iulf Coast in Texas. After spending a few (lays at Corpus Christl and San Diego, he paid u pleasant visit to our old friend and fellow townsman, I Mr. Thomas K. Dnuthit, and brought from his and other towns samples of the products nf the country. Allium,' these was 11 largo Ponda rusa leiuuiithat measured l.Va inches in circiimlerence, a lnrir inner- rial lemon, and line samples nf lioth the Dnvat and Siitsmna oranges, whlrh are grewn to perfertinn along the must. Mr. McClintnck til sn ris lled Mr. James H. Perkins at Hons ton and spent several days looking over the cnuntry hetween thut point and (lalvestnn. with a view nf lo cating. He says If he can dispose uf his lioine lieri' In Fnrmington that he will (in hack tn Texas at once. Mr. Judge and Mrs I of Carutherhvilli' uiory 10 iiiiu 111 ire inpursi. unti arillillgton tllis week, Stopping on earth peace, good toward over a fl.w dnTB wltn frl(.mlH ,, men." . - their way to Kt. Louis. Miss Miriam Ootid in spendiiiK the holidays with relatives in St. Louis. I Mrs. E. O. Simmons was u Kt. I Louis visitor this week, returning Wednesday iiiirlit accoiutiunied liv Mr. und Mrs. Kichurd Slim-maker j Mrs. (lenevlevo Lokuii, who mine spent the latter part uf the week in i dnwn tn spend Christmas. St. Louis. i Miss Kill.. ...,d Kills Mayherry ,.f! The Moothart BusinesB Col Due Hun spent last Sunday eveniiiK , le88 does the work gets re in KarniiiiKtun. suits quickly. Its graduates Mr. and Mrs. it. a. Nichols of st. j are in demand. Louis Is spendinjr the liiilidavs with ! ... , ,, , .. ,, . . . ' 1 Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McCliiitnrk Trim ,"'r' are down from St. I.ouls, and Elmo .miss crazier ot l. i.oiiih lias , McClintnck from lieen the (,'Uest uf her culisin, Mrs. K. J. Mc Kinney. Misses Anna Buck anil Until Swink are home from Cnlunihia to Hpeud the holidays. Mrs. Win. Court has returned spend rents, tuck. ituck from Morehouse, to the holiday with thler mi- Mr. and Mr. C. It. Uct'lin- Mrs. Lillian (iillesnle ofCl.nks- : ville, Teiin., and sister, Mi Mnti- L'le O'Sullivan. of Ciinitlieriville. 1 rum a visit 01 several wcckh wun , are home to spend the holiday with Mislivllle relatives. ! their parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Mr. Lloyd Kerirusnn uf the smith- O'Sullivan. eru part uf Liberty township was in town Wednesday. i Mrs AT THE M. E. CHURCH 80UTH. The annual Christmas exercises nf the Sunday set I will lie held next Sunday nlifht, Decemher ITTth, at 7::l at the Church. There will he a stereoptiron lecture on The tlirouph Life of Christ, showing the scenes in our Master' lift" with beautifully colored slide. Thl will ho made Impressive further liy soups appro priate to the tiiemorahln epoch of Christ' earthly life and experience. "The Holy City" will he sum; hy Mr. ('has. Nelson, director of the choir. Vou are cordially Invited. The offerliiK f the evenlni; is tn represent "A Birthday OlferiiiK to Our KIiik." The Sunday school and Church membership are asked tn keep this in mind and come pre pared tu shnw the measure of our hive to Him who has (riven us all. I'nless otherwise directed the ofTer Inc will iio tu tlie worn-nut preuch ers and widow and orphans fund of the M. K. Church, South. He inemher, "Inasmuch us ye have dune it unto one uT the least uf these my hrethereii ye have dune it uiitn me." Jii'V. W. H. Hays, the iiresidimr elder, will preach at the iiiurnim; hour. SUDDEN DEATH OF MR. BURGESS Mi.Oillum Washington lluiyess died M ry suddenly at his I in Kai'iniui.'tuii at II o'clock on Mon day, Di niher '.'I, IIHiS, aped years, six mouths and tweutv-threc diiys, Mr. Iluipi ss had been sunn -what feeble for tpiite u time, but mi Monday Inorninp was feeljui; very well and ale a pond breakfast. Dur- Inp the iiiorninp lie ki ked arnuiid the yard for awhile, fecdinp the chickens and lonkinp after other little mailers, (iuinp ioto the house he sat down in a chair near a win dnw, us was his wont, loukinp nut in a ineilitiil ive way. Mrs. Muipess was in the next room luisyinp her self iliuiit hnusi'hohl alTairs, when she tliuupht she heard soiuethiup tlrnp, and stepping In the dour spuk" to her husband. He did nut make any reply, and unticinp that his head leaned over to one side she 1 j stepped up tn him uml discovered I (hut he wits unconscious or tlylnp. I She hustelled out oil the porch to Jcall for help and send for u ilurtor, I but the p I man was beyond the I need uf physicians-his spirit had; quietly loosed itself and pone tu that Physician whose healinp touch pives life eternal. ! Mr. Hurpess was horn in North 'Carolina May 1!S, lv.1i. From there lie went In Tennessee, where nn June III, ISoti, he was married tn Martha A. Brantly, who with their first-burn tiled in Is."i7. On Septem-. her L'll, IK'iil, he vi as mai ried tu Amau da K. Dycus. The same year he removed tn Missouri and located In 1 Ste. Oc'ieiiow unty, and worked at Valle Korpe for a nuiuher of I yeurs, after which he devoted his time tu farininp, until abnut two years npo, when he reniuved tn Karmiuptuii. He joined the Mis- sitmary Baptist ( hurch at Chestnut i Uidpe uhniit forty year apo, and ha been a devout Christian ever I since. Beside Ills bereaved wife, he leave six Hon und two danph ters to mourn the death of a Inviup husband and father: Ktipene, Cor nelius, Walter, (leurpe, KI.U and Alsic, and Mr. Delia Lurby and Mr. Kute Wilidlsh. The funeral took place Wednesday mornlnp ut Chestnut lllclpe Church, und he whs laid to rest in the Chest nut Ithlpe cemetery. K if i For the Finest Christmas Candies go to I LAAKMAX'S j I)Kl.T(i ST()UE Cut of George A. Trauernicht, graduate Farmington Moothart Business College "yHK above iiHineil voimp iiuin !, Iieinp run (trutuliited by his frienils who have heard of his sei unnp such a ile-intble. lucrative posi tion in the oflii e of the I),,e Bun Lch'I Co . t Doe Bun. M.i. Mr. Triiueruiclii is to enter iij.,.n his imp irtaiit uHice tin ties on the New Year. I'.'iW. an. I we predict for hint a h.i iully bright future. It is in order to sav that Mr. Trailer, nicht has been a pntdiiate of the Mootliarl Bnsi Hess Collepe only n little more limn a year, hav inp done sleiiopritplnc ami ii.HiKkeepiup work for the (tisslin I intiii Co., at ( 'liarleslon. Mo . which hisitioi lie has just lesipne.l. The iindeisipned does not wish to pive limine proininen. e or t.si much praise to any one student. Hrause Die Montluirt Krdtliites may is numbered by the score, those who are today holding hjph salaried re "I ,l'1'' l""lioiis us liookkeepers and Hleiii.KraplierN; many of them draw-nip salaries raiipinp from 7.-. Inn to jy:, month twelve nths each year, hut coiisiderinp the huiiteil amount f l,. ,.h,,l y,;, Mr Trmierniclit had done before enterinp upon his business course, it is cer lainly a pleasure l direct the attention uf the yuunp people of this com inunity tn a yoimp man who has merited this rapid promotion: hut, what Mr Trauernicht has Hrcoinphsh.il. others have and mar tic, .plis'h and hence we extend a special invitation to all yotmp hu b. as well as vounir women, w ho desire positions paying from 7:. to floil n,,,,,,!, within a year or two after their prailiiation, t loll with us on .laiiuiirT I. limit or !! soon thereafter as conditions will a all permit ' '' Do not reason that your enrollinp is for the dir.i t Unetit nf the M.H.thart Collepe; we shall appreciate your patronape. and in fact need it. hut. we want you to feel selli-h in this matter and realue that it " " personally than to us. When vounp ,de l.pi t reason thus, there will Is. more of th-in enroll with and start on the road to certain success, and within a reasonable nmnlsT of mouths sue t ecu. proviuinp r course, y lo yur whole dutr while in .u.,i school. ItementlH'r. npaiu. Any other information w ill Is- KV Sohcitnip your patronage. I out of ur tuition rate is ,1ns v..r nmu j, (.V(,, u. to those interested remain. Vonrs for "Business Kducatioir PRESIDENT. CHRISTMAS AT THE CHURCHES. , CHRISTMAS SCHOOL HOLIDAYS. First M. K. Church Christmas j 'urlctnn cullepe fiom Wetlne proprain Thursday eveninp, the ' nnirnliip, Der. Z, tn .'I'uesdav -'4th. I mnrnlnp, January .I. Baptist -An interesting program j M nut hart's Business cullepe from was carried out Wednesday evening, j Thursday at noun, Dec. to Mou the Kid. l' morning, Jan. 4. (lerinan Methodist, at Cupcnhageii i "annlnptun Prhlic school - from Program by the children at 7::l' Tuesday afternuun, Dec. '."J, tu Mou lin Christum eve. Iiiy morning, Juu. 4. Catholic - Muss nt 11 u. in., high', Klmwootl Seminary -from Tnes inass with hcrinuu at III u. m. Mi.ss i ',n.v '"' noon, D,.r.. -i 'I' t, . hcIi v Mrs. O. J. Washburn uf Denver, Colo., is here to he iiresent at the Harry Thomure of Bniuie marriage of her mm, Huward Wah- Terre apunt everal day here with Iipt innther, Mr. Samuel Vance. Mr. and Mr. Ed Zeller are spend Inp Christmas in St. Louis with Mr. Zeller' sister, Mr. Bueliler. Mr. V. H. Kuttger Is spending Christina in DcSnto with her pa rent, Mr. and Samuel Yuiifdcklc. Dr. I'rlel Haw uf Commerce, with his two little sons, have hern up (isitlng hi father, Dr. J . L. Haw, Rovj W. It. MeCormack und hi daughter, Mi (lertrudo, are spend ing Christina with Mr. MeCorm ack parent in DeSotu. Mr. M. It. Smith went to St. Louis Monday to meet Hun. M. It. SStuith, who I returning from Wash ington for the holiday. Mr. W. It. Lauff subscribed for The Time this week for hi sister, Mrs. Val Oldeon of Ogtlen, I'tah, as a Christinas present. Miss Kinma Cornman and her brother, Ira and Miller, have pone to Pennsylvania to remain until March viRitlng relatives. At a meeting of the Curleton Col lege football team last Saturday evening, Philip Pipkin was elected captain uf next year' team. Mr. and Mr. J. W. Dobbins of Kennett are here to spend the holi d'iy with Mr. Dobbins' parent, Mr. and Mrs. James Dubbins. V. A. Kennedy thi week closed the sale of the John Boon farm, six miles niith of Kiirmlnptim, to John Chutinmi; consideration $1,400. j burn, to Ml Maev Morris, which takrs plum on the .'Kith Inst. Shi experts to remain several week. Mrs. O. N. Baker of Liberty, ! through the Hendermin Mercantile Company, sold to a firm in St. Loul 4'J of her fine bronze turkey, fur which he received a check on the tilth fur iflHI.Ii,-,. She still ha a flock ot i.i nn the farm unsold. Thl I answering the ipiestlen, due poultry (ay? Mr. K. T. Noland and daughter, Mise Mary und Margaret Noland, went to Charleston to attend the wedding of .Mr. (lurland Noland to Miss Mabel Drano. The young la die served Miss Drone n hrldes muid. The wedding wu quite a large affair and there were a great many handsome wedding presents of cut glass, silver and rhlna. Mr. und Mr. Noland will live in Poplar KIIIII. AND ( i KT WEDNESDAY NIGHT, DEC. 30 The ( atle Square Kutertainer' will appear at the Opera House under the auspice of the Loral Kn tertnlunient Course. Till is a firt class male uuarted with rxcellent solo voice. Their repertoire I ex tensive, and comprise selections which have won favor from musical critic and from popular audiences. A number of humorous song en liven their program, which is replete with quartet, duo, trio, solos, whistling solo, reading, Irih monologues, etc., making a great variety of entertaining specialty features. Punt mis hearing them. ORCHESTRA ORGANIZED. A number of tho musician of Karminpton met last Wedneday eve ning ami arrangements were made to organize an orchestra. The or gunlziitlon, which will be known a the Carleton College Orchestra, will include some of the het miislcluns of the town, and will he under the direction of Prof. C. K. Chase, in Btructor of violin at Carleton. A colored woman named Klizu betli Hind, known to he 105 years old, died at Cape (iiiaiileuu lust week. JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE. Albert Young, who shot and killed Ilrockle Canter and wounded Jim Klher ut a Leadwood dance on the night of the Dth Inst., was dismissed as to the charge of murder on pre liminary examination before Sipiire Adam last rrlduy. The testimony or several witnesses was to the ef fect that Canter was the aggressor and was trying to cut Young with u knifo at the time t,f the shooting. Fisher was a by-stamlor and Ti'as shut aeridontlly. Young however plead guilty to two charges of curry ing concealed weapons, ami wits fined $100 and sentenced to three month In Jail. T11K BKST Young people of Farinlng ton, what of your futureP Take a course with Moothart ard you are sure of a good paying position. THE IRON MOUNTAIN STOCK FARM 8ALE The first aniiuul sale of the Iron Mountain Stuck Farm, which came oil lut Tuedity, i reported to have been u great success. Mr. W. H. Smnllinger several yeurs ago bought a large truct of land at Iron Moun tain and converted it into a fine stock breeding farm. Mr. Smullite ger has been raising blooded ruci stuck for a gnud miiiiy year, und knows a good horse when he sees it. The sule lust Tuesday comprised colls, mostly by Echo Bell, said to he "the best bred stallion on euith." More than a hundred prominent stockmen from various parts of the Southeast were in attendance, and several one and two-year-old colts went as high as $500 and $700. The Price Bros, of near Farmlngton bought a fine two-year old hay stal lion by Kclio Bell. The following stockmen from here attended the ul: Will Martin, ('has. and Linn ('lardy, Win, Har lan, W. B. Ituriden, Dork Muckley, O. J. Mayherry, Dr. Scahuugh, Hew ard and Paul Price, Duck Mey er, Oeorge Mansfield und Kd Lntz; also P. L. Keith of Libertyvlllc, Jiitni'K Ballard of Hark and Jim Hlghlcy of Desloge. Mrs. M. K. Scott of Mulden hit a plate which was bought in London in ltil.'l, uml hit descended in u straight line tn her from her ances tor, John I! '!fe, v.'l o married the Indlun pi InecsH, Pocahontas. at Doe Hun nt s a. m. Christian 'hitrcli M tisic, recita tions and distribution of presents Thursday eveninp, the 'J4th. M . E. Church SuiithStereuptieiiii lecture representing scenes in the life of Christ, with appropriate snugs, Sunday night, the 27th. morning, Jan. , Lutheran-from Wednesdiiv ufu-r-"oon, Dee. '.'!, to Monday inorhinp, Jan. 4. Cutholie Parochial -from Wednes day afternoon, Dee. :(, to Motitliir nilng, Jan. 4. Esther Puhlie-fiom Wednrsdav Lutheran Senium by the pustur I afternoon, Dee. 2:1, tu Monduv iinirii anil special music by the choir at 10 J"K, Dec. 2s. o'clock Christina morning. Pro gram by the children und tree at 7 o'clock Christinas night. Presbyterian Church A cantata prepared by the pastor Iter. C. K. llli kok, will be given by the Sun day school Christmas night. It I styled "An Old-Fashlnned Cbrlst miis," the old hymns und melodic being used throughout. Doe Run. Oerninn Methodist Sermon ruid Christmas program on Christinas morning. Methodist Kpiscopul Program by the Sunday school on Christmas eve. Flat River 1 Lutheran Christmas exercise I Sunday evening ut 7:110 o'clock. Missionary Buptist Christmas exercises on Thursday night. Christian Christmas exercise on Thursday night, Christmas eve. Smnk 'Triumph," Stickney, latest and best 5-cent cigar. STORE BUILDING FOR RENT. On account of the ill health of my family I will rent my stnre build ing, on the northeast corner of the Public Hipiare, in Farmlngton, and will sell my stork of goods if renter wishes tn buy same; but will rent regardless of sule of poods. This is a good opportunity for some live young business man. The building is nni) of Hie best adapted store buildings in Furiiiington, and ha a wi II arrang. d Hiiite of family room for a man with fuinlly. For terms and particulars, npply to A. Kl'OEL. Due Hun Public-from Thursday afternoon, Dec. 21, to Monday iniirn ing Jan. 4. Flat Biver Publlc-froin Friduv, Dee. IS, tn Mnmluy, Jan. 4. REAL ESTATE SALES. J. S. Clay reports the following sales of real estate: To W. H. Young, purt of Wiggins Place, SS ucres for $1,;(20. Tu Hulmnii Jtnbertsun, 40 ucres, part uf Wiggins Pluce, fnrl,()00. To Lawrence Nuegcr, .'(5 acres, purt of Wiggins Place, fonfSOl. To J. W. Buck, lot in Electric Place for $250. In John K. Mnure, house and lot In southern part of Farmlngtun fur $1,000. FARM FOR SALE. I have an HO-acre farm for sale, with good house, ham, orchard and fine water. Sale must li made he fore Jan. 20. 1'MKi. Cull and see tne at once if you want a bargain. Ed. Byinuton. SPECIAL NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS. There will be a penalty charged nn all tuxes not paid to the Citv Collector before January 1, Iihio, us the low directs. Citv Ciii'ncij.. NOTICE. The County Court will receive un- plicntlnn for the position of janitor at the first term of Court in 1U0U, be ginning oh Monday, Jan. 4th, Ultiu. ny order or the Court. J . A. L,VKi:xei:, County Clerk. A lucnl option election will lie hold in Misissippl couuty Jau. IS.