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fafmiitmim mmi. Volume FA KMTNGTOJT, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO., JUNE K. 15!. Pab'ishd Every Thursday by The Farmington Times Printing Company. JNumber 24 M I mniitu a n t i t , . I 1 1 . - 11 ' I J TvIR ANU YlUlNAlii, I,aukmun's for drugs . It's fresh at Klein's. BtOOk peus l Klein's. Fresh vegetables si Klein's, 'aullflowcr ut Klein ' Saturday. Mr. Bd. Dugal of Syenite wax Pennington visitor Monday. Mrs. T. c. Young baa returoad mm a visa in r reuoricKiow n. L. H. Brannon loft the Ural of the IUI HIT' IMMIK III I lltt. 'niii. Mr. Richard Shoemaker laft Wed" I'SUJl I "I 11 niiiiii ill' ii' ...-, 1 in i . Miss Mabel Norwlne of Bonne arte ia lnc guesi im .m 1 1 nin. Mrs. K. J. If oKinney visited reuericKi own reiuuves insi ween. Minn Mary Taylor lias gone to HUuun ami Kansas City to visit Hon. Sam Byrne of Doaoto was in r i... I',. . I...,. f-..ni-t Olrenlt Court is taking a real this week, lint will begin tn Krinil a;;iin Miss Maude Montgomery of Den- on. 1 1' . as , is im' mil-si hi ni'i aiiiiL, Miss Helen ihenaull . Btufner Uoyd is at boma from ('niton where In- utteuded West minster College tba past yeut, J. C. Halfnar baa returned to his ilil position as Steady burbei on the lirst chair at the St. Kranrois lintel shop. Hon. K. a. Boiler attended the mooting of the Hoard ol Regents of the Gape Oirardean Normal Bobool last week. Mr. It. II. Tong of Taske, Mo., and Mrs. Haoeltlne Nordlne of Itishy, Ari.., Me flatting Mrs. A. Lanonrca Mr. Joseph J. Hoeken, former Steward of State Hospital No. 4, was in Kiiriningtun Tuesday attend Ing Probate Court. For the boat mi nts of all kinds and vegetable go to the Beawald Broa.' City Meat Market, on I'nhlie Square , south of Court House. Mrs. W. Q. Hourd, who has 1 n flatting her father, Mr. OoorgO Kisehberg, returned to DOT home in New Vnrk Wednesday. The W. ( '. T. I'. observed day hy dlatributing flowers various institutions tn tin plena Ufa of the inmates. Mr. Honrs Huaehle of the Rower at the great Bright Live stock Commission Company of St. Loula, spent last Sunilay with Mr. Walter I,. Heneloy. Mrs. A. V. Hulls and Miss f'.thel Howe of Carlisle, Ky., have boon the quests of Mis. H. M. Taibert, returning to their bono to-day. Mr. W, it. Hen sley of the jtright Live stock Commlaalon Company Ol St. Louis, and n cousin Mr. Wal ter I.. Henaley, spent last Sunday here. Dr. ' a. steel nf Brown wood, Texas, will deliver a lecture In Pennington ahout the middle of July on "Home Life in Dixie Dur ing the War." Miss Alma Smith hus returned from old Mexico, Where she went last fall to teach In the Mary Keener Institute, the misaiou MhOOl of the M. K. Church, South. Mr. and Mrs. V. V. Sebastian of farming! on were present on the 00 asion of the observance of Mr. flabaatlin'l mother's eightieth birth day anniversary lust Sunday, near Libertyville. Mr. L. T. McCurver of near Kred- ertsklown was in Parmlngton on business lust Monday. He bus a good furm there, and says our neigh boring town is forging right aheud in business and, population. MASON'S The business Men's Club will mei I morrow evening Friday at "still 0'cloOk, a' the Young Men's Oluh rooms, to discuss the proposed Kan orgnnlaatloni Mr. Philip Oood, the antotprlalng clKiir manufacturer of POHallngtoii, was electee aecretary "i me nouiu eust Missouri Drumroera A.ssocti Mofl at their recent annual meet. Prof. J. li . OooaVn left with his family to-day for Jacbaon, where lie has beOO elected SuM'riiiteudent Ol the public schools. Mr. and Mrs. Uondin have made many friend bore and we are sorry to lose them. Mrs. it. I'. 'lay lor, assisted hj ICIaa Annette Vernon und Vernon Taylor, entertain! the young crowd nt her home this evening in honor of Misses Either Marshall nnd Lorena Thoropeotl nf Charleston, who lire Hotting Dr. Vernon's family at tie' State Hospital. Prof. C. B, MoCUntoek has I n employed as principal of the Iron ton public schools, und will probably reinme his family there in the mi: J We congratulate the Profooaor ami I wish him and his school the best anoooaa. ("apt. Samuel L. Asbury, Messrs. John Horton, J. w. Blue N. it Haines. I. V. Aslihiirn, A. Knaiiss and wif' of Parmlngton ami vicinity. and Mr..!. Wesley More nf Jayde. are attending the Confederate He union at Memphli this week. Klder Thomaa H. Conrad of the I'niversity of Chicago is expected bore to preach at the Christian church next Sunday. Elder J. m. Blam, who it was announoed last Sunday WOttM he hero to preach w ill not be able to fin the appointment on account nf being detained by a re vival meeting In which is en gagod. Mr. and Mrs. Proaton Tttob r and little sou, and Mrs. Nannie and little llaOgllllll ol llonui came down lust Saturday Eaton Torre on a visit to their parents, Ml It. C. Tucker, and Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Preoton Tucker and little son of KanaaaJGity arrived Tneaday. mak Ing a genera family reunion. Two wagon loads of the young crowd enjoyed a buy ride Inst Sntur dav eVenlngi They went out to Blomeyer'i Ford on the St. Pranela river alioiit four o'clock and en joyed supper on tin- river bank and a boat ride, The party was chaper oned by Misses Mary Taylor, Nell Doss, Martha Tinsley of Mexico and Miss Mabel Nonrine of Bonne Torre. I'rof. H. W. Mooth.trt has bought of Mi. J. w. V ear gain the two aorea in (lie southwest part of town, known as tin' old Henry Hudy place, ge sides t be residence and other hulld lltga on the property, it bus a good orchard of choice fruits, i'rof. Moothart, intends to remodel the re Idenoe and make it a comfortable modern home. The price paid for tin' property is epprooxtmately 04,000. Mrs. Pngate entertained some little people Monday afternoon to meet her little niece, Almeda Hlah- ton of Prederioktown. The children enjoyed a peanut hunt. There were present Dorothy Swiuk, Virginia Mnrhurv, Mary Orten, Mary Hen derson, DeAllen McKinhev, Annette Klein, Audry Horn, Hazel Scim mons, Loona Wilson, Myrtle Na tions, Auto and Dorothy Ozoria, Ueraldine Hurks, Klizabeth Buck, wiiiette Matte and Ethel Hogan, Itev. Win. Court and ids fumilv left Wednesday for Nashville, Tenu. Mr. Court bus boon granted a va cation by the official board of his onuroh, ami will probably go to the Springs near Nashville. His fri. nils hope for u speedy recovery of his health. His address will he 1 . . I : : Hayes street, Nashville, Tonn. Itev. j. M. stultz of Potosl win preach next Sunday morning ut the church. Arrangements have been mude fur services during Mr. Court's absence. INTELLIGENTLY AND SCIENTIFI CALLY CONSIDERED Mason's bread fills every quali fication required of good, whole some, nutritious und digestible bread. It is light and clean, made of the very finest (lour, properly mixed and buked, As the bread you eat is the princi pal article of your daily food, it is of prime importance that you get the most perfect made. bakery; AMPUTATION OF FOOT HE8ULTS IN DEATH. Bmmet Buchanan, aged about fourteen, son of N. a. Buohanan, died last Priday evening under cir cumstances lor which thi' doctors cannot act ut. While splitting wood on Thursday morning the axe struck une or bis feet, cutting oft the last three toes and a part of the outer side of his foot. Dr. Down ing, assisted by Dr. Boblnaon, BBS putated the font far enough back to get a anfBoloBl layer of the akin to cover the wounded part Kmmet rallied from I he effects of the chloro form and the operation and was ap parchtlv getting along well, but Thursday night he became delirious and got up several times during the night. When Dr. Downingcalledearly the next morning to dross the foot hi' found Kmniol still delirious, with no appreciable pulse and a tempera ture of ahout log, On examining the foot there was no swelling nor in flammation, imi indications of poor circulation. The lad continued de lirious, with ooeaalonal returns of consciousness during the day, a good deal ol the time in a semi-comatose state, despite the remedies resorted to, and died Friday evening of con gestion ol the brain with symptoms of meningitis There were no symp toms of tetanus, and Indeed a subse quent examination of the foot failed to discover any sign of tetanus pois oning, inflammation or swelling. What brought on the congestion of the brain, which was a m- painod at Intervale with vomiting and diarrhoea, lapuialing to the doc tors, one suggesting that the gornis of meningitis may have h latent in the body and excited into activity by the shock sustained from the ac cident to the foot and the ampu tation. BOY ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS HIMSELF. Henry l.alomondier. aged about seventeen, accidentally shot him self last Thursday evening, inflict, ing a wry serious wound. He bad hoi ut shooting with a small rifle and bad returned home. While standing on the steps carelessly leaning on the gun with the muzzle against his left side, in some way the load was accidentally discharged the ball entering nenr the tenth rib nnd ranging Upward, penetrated the lung. Henry, much frightened, started on a run for Dr. English's omce, it ii (i when in- arrivea mere Was expectorating blood. Delicate prnhinL' was necessary tn locate the hall, and Dr. Knglish advised his father to take him to a hospital in St. Louis, which he did the nexl day The ball was located ill the back m ar the shoulder blade, hut WOK not extracted. At last inlor matlon the young man was getting uIoiil' very well. CELEBRATES HER 80th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY. A very notable birthday was cele brated last Sunday at the beautiful furm home nf Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sebastian ol near Libertyville, it being Mrs. Sebustlun's eightieth birthday anniversary, and an enjoy able lime was spent by the imme diate relatives of the family. Mr and Mrs. Sebustiun still live on tin- furm where they went when they were first married, having lived there almost fifty-six years. Mrs. Sebastin was bom in Knglaud and came over to this country when only six years of age. Mr. Be baa tain. Is almost eighty-one years old and en joys fairly good health. At the noon hour a sumptuous feast was spread and ull did ample Justice to the good edibles. At a late hour nil went home wishing Mrs. Sebastinn niuny happy returns of the day. "Bloaalngl bright as dew from heaven Kail upon your way, Life's best gifts to vu'ii be given This glad birthday." There is some talk of Organising a Southeast Mlsssouri basehall league to be composed of the towns of Ken nett. Cariithersville, Charleston, Bikes ton, Poplar Hlutf, Prederiok town, Parmlngton, Flat Hiver, Bonne Tom nnd Do Soto. This ought to make a Bond circuit nnd n paying one, us nearly nil tboaooMoa nre good ball towns. The Kenuett newspapers nre handling that end of the project. Demon rat News, Prederioktown. A (armet of Dunklin county re ports peaches, raspberries, dewber ries and blackberries ripe at his place. BOND ISSUE CARRIES 60.000 for High School und to Re build Colored School Two Thirds out Some Vote to Spare. At the special school election last 'I'm -day Parmlngton Bobool District voted to bond itself for $.V1,(MNI for the purpose ot erecting a high school building und rebuilding the colored school house recently destroy hy fin- The vote stood '.tt!) for, and Ml against. Theqneation of u site for location of the high school building is to he voted on, und we suppose tin- school board will proceed at once to secure options on sites and submit them to a vote of the district. Or the 190,000 we understand thut ahum 1,900 Is to be used fur the purpose of erecting a two-room brick building fort be colored school. The remainder to be devoted tu pur chasing a site, erecting a high school building ami equipping same. This amount ought to give Parmlngton one of the best high school build ing in tlie State outside the larger Wee. A good high school is something that Parmlngton bus long needed. We have bud a high school in name, in w hich some of the higher public school branches have been taught, but wliile the tOaO hen have been oapable and efteient, lack of room ami proper equipment crippled the work so thai the best results could not i htained. Km eeide from its Importance In furthering tin- educa tional advuiitages of our town. It will add much toother Inducement for people to make their homes here, help t" build up our business inter ests, and in many ways prove a u good investment for the district. CONWAY-SHOENBEROER Mi Barrett Conway, formerly of Parmlngton, wus married on June list to Miss Louise Shoenberger in Chicago. The wedding took place in tin fashionable St. James Church 1 at S o, clock. The bride was attended I by her sister-in-law, Mrs. BdWiO i Shoenberger, as matron of honor and four bridesmaids, Misses Nina i McNallV, Delia C mover, Muriel Walte and (iladys Sllsbee. Mr. E. I V. Conway was best man. A re ception was held ut the family reef- dei nfter tin- wedding. Mr. ami Mi. Conway left Wednesday morn ing for a western trip of several ; weeks, after which they will occupy apartments at MB North State st. Misses Nellie and Vtrgte Conway, i tin groom's sisters, who went up to Chicago to attend the wedding, left Thursday morning, the former for St. Louis county to visit relatives ami the latter for Kl Paao, Texas, i to visit Mrs. George J. Cole, COUNTY COURT The County Court met last Mon day pursuant to adjournment with i all Hie officers present . li. Bi I'ease was committed to State Hospital No. ) as a county patient on account of insanity. Dramshop licenses were issued to : F. 1'. Kennerof Blvlna, Joe Hughes ; of Blamarek, J. w. Matkln of Bio- marok, Virgil Bomlne of Bonne Term, Carter Ashlock of near Des- loge, and H. N. Bono of Doe Bon, There are severul more petitions I for dramshop licenses before the I court, und as it takes about a day I to examine each petition court will j probably be in session until Tues- I day . WARRANTO IBB USD. T. D. Klslier, Treasurer State Hospital No. 1, support H. li. I'oase tu.OO Drs. Fleming and Boblnaon, examination H. H. I'ease . fi.OO j Win. London, nurse hire, clothing, etc., for Ouy Lay- iimu, and deputies nt Bonne Terre 111. tin Wm. London, hourd of p-is- onera 'JlfT.OO I Wm. London, sundry expense 1L'..'!I) Mrs. L. K. Beabaugh, board etc., for Quy Laymon 38.00 'John V. Bell, Treusurer State I Hospital No I, for support of It. H. Thomson und Hur- ry Jones 120.IK) J. A. Lawrence, foes 17B.7S en. c. Courtney, temporary relief 111.0(1 Tlmei Printing Co., publish ing financial Statement '27li.OO L H. Highlev, support of John Hatler "'.00 Mr. T. H. Vlnyard and Miss Myrtle Lindsay, both of Piedmont, Mo., were married in (St. Louis on June 'Jd. Mrs. Vinyard is well known in Parmlngton, having at tended Klmwood Seminary, and her many friends here wish her much happiness in her new Kfe. THURMAN ACQUITTED Tie trial of Bofi Thurmaii of Bonne Terr u ohargo of mordei in the llrsl degree for the killing of Hubert Smith on June JOth, IIKIH, nenr the Wilkson saloon, closed Inst Friday evening, the Jury BOqUlttlng the defendant after lining out about an hour. It seemed from the evldenoo In troduced on the part of the State that the ti tf of the plaintiff waa that Thunnan and one "Nosey" Jones were ut the reur of the sal building and were drinking, Thur maii being armed with a revolver; 'hat be hud exhibited it curlier in the day and discharged loud, leaving three loads; that Hubert Smith and bis bulf brother, Hoe Matthews, weri' ulso ut the sab a greater part of the day ami were, at the time of the killing, which took place between -I and (:90 in the afternoon, considerably under the Influence of liquor; that Smith enme along by Tburman ami Jones on two different occasions ami "butted in" to their conversation, und then asked each of them if they were "sore," o which they each replied thut they WSTO not) thut the third time Smith "butted in," Matthews was with him, and again he asked Thurmau if be wore "sore," Smith using a very vile epithet and curs ing Thunnan, mi which Thunnan told him that he wus "sore," and got up and began to buck oft; (hat Smith and Matthews were standing, and without prOVOCBtioU Thunnan drew his gun and fired twice at Mat thews, wounding him in the right band and left arm, and then shot Smith in the In-east, from which wound the latter died then and there, The defendant's evidence tended to prove thut at the third "hutting in" Smith ami Matthews advanced on Thunnan, each attempting to draw a weapon, and that Thunnan shouted "Stop: stop! stop? Hob Bmlth, don't draw thut gnu:" und us each wus pressing upon him he Bred the three shots, with the re sult proven by the Stnte. The de fendant further showed that Smith wus u very powerfully huill man, being five feet and eleven Inches In height and weighing something over BO pounds; that both Smith ami Matthews bore bud reputations us lighters, es tally when together; that between the I md and third "butting in" Smith and Matthews had hehl tWO different consultations, and agreed to go back und "do Thunnan up." The case was Ignrouoly contested on the part of the State by Prose cuting Attorney It. II. Hover, as sisted by former Prosecuting Attor ney Qeorge M. Wilson, andjual as vigorously opposed by Messrs. Marbury a Henaley, each or whom wen- formerly ProaoOUtlng Attor neys. It was another case where whisky and the carrying of concealed weap ons are responsible tor the tbodding of blood. FAIR MOVEMENT A SUCCESS Forty-four shares i$4,-IOtli have been subscribed towards buying the grounds for a Fair, nnd severul more persons have suit! they would tuke shares. The success of the enter prise is now assured. His Kick. "I do wish," .ii.l Mrs. Stiles, ihat you'd try to keep yourself neater " "Hut, my dear." protested her hus band, you're not so careful " 'I'm not? I'm certainly more oartfol of my clothes than you " "That's lust It. You shoeld be more careful of me." SWINK BROS. REALTY CO. 7389 MANCHE8TJJR A.VE. MAPLEWOOD, MO. Are offering Farm Lands for Sale in the Qreut GULFCOAST COUNTRY OF TEXAS, NEAR VICTORIA. Land Level. Fertile and ready for the plough. From two to eight crops a year. High Bobool, Churches and Lodges. Transportation facilities unexcelled. Climate ideal. (Jood place to regain health. SEE AND BE CONVINCED. Writ "CTs for Particulars. JUNE 1J IS FLAG DAY. And tlie Star Spangled ba r, Oil, long may it wave, O'er the land of the free And the home of the brave, FARMINOTON H INDIANS 3. Farmiigton defeated the Okla homa Indiuns in the first gaOM TueadaV by the seire of H to 3, In a poorly pluyed game. There are about four full-blooded red men on the Indian team and the rest are half-breeds or white men, mostly white men. Parmlngton made ."1 runs in the second on triples by Moore and Hunt, Adams' sacrifice, singles hy Qordon and Fivans and errors by Hillary nnd Wabnuin; one in the third on singles by Blue and John son and a wild throw by Wabnom; and two in the eighth on Blue's triple, Hunt's single and Hough's double. Hint), Hunt and Moore did the best bitting, the two former each getting tin hits out of four times up, and Moore two out of three. The Indian made one in the sec ond on Hough's error, a walk, stolen base and Hillary's single; and two in the firth on a walk, a wild throw and three singles. The game Wednesday was postponed to this Thursday after m. The score: Fnrnungton. AH It II 11 A I Moore, c. f. J 1 I 1 1 Porater !M b, 10 13 10 Blue, 3d b, 4 I 3 10 1 It. Hunt, s i. I ; 11 Q Johnson, 0. 1110 1 0 Adams, ss. A II u I fi l Hough, I. f., 4 11 1 I 11 1 Gordon, p. 411 11 1 Bvana, r. f. 3 11 0 0 I Total :u s 1:1 : Ill Oklalioiun Indians. AH B II l A Plata, 1st b. a 1 u 1 1 0 u Hunt. 3d b. B 1 1 3 1 I Mshlekteno,e.f. 3 0 I 11 u 0 V each, p. 4 0 11 it 4 it Wabnum, e, 1 u 11 4 :i 1 Crasy Bnake, 3d 110 3 n 11 I'ete, I. f. II II I II f H lllary, ss. toil 1 Carnal, r. t. 4 II '.' II II (I Total M ;i M I :i F.nrni'd runs, Furmington ,'i, In dians I ; a bas.- hits, Moore I, Hluo I, H. Hunt I: 3-baae hits, It. Hum I, Hough I; huso on balls, otl Veaeh I, off Gordon B; bit by pitcher, Pete; struck out, by Hordon li, by Vouch 4; left on buses, Furmington 3, In diuns 7; stnb n buses, Hillary, Hunt, Porster, Johnson, umpire, Rosier. BOARD OF EDUCATION The Parmlngton Board ot Edu cation met last Tuesday night and cast up the returns from the eel I election to bond the district for 080,000, the result I tfUWing M votes in favor "f the proposition and 131 against. A commit) mposod of Charles Glossing, it. I'. Taylor ami J. P, Cayce was appointed to secure op tions for a site for the proposed . high sol I building, to he sub mitted to a ote nf the district. Bd, Klein, John Murrill and J. T. Hurks were appointed a committee to look after the construction of the colored school building. No principal for the high school has yet been selected. The St. Francois bounty Hank was awarded the depositary for the district school funds. The congregation of the Christian Church at Slkeston expect to build a church to cost 06,800, Bennett hoys have organised n swimming club und will build u bunt bouse oo Varnor river. Mr- Jaoob Joerger, aged 07 years, died near Welngarton on the 90th ult.