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PUBUBBKD EvKKY Tlll'l(MAV in THE FARMlNGTON TIM r- PRINTING COMPANY FAKMINUTOX. MO.. DECEMBER 9, 1 90S li tbiuk i Miasm detune colsui L'P TO DEMOCIIATH in iii-1 occur lu nu) rat it V NINETY-FIVE YEARS IN ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY Mrs. Catherine K. Herod, one of oui mipsi excellent Mid ehannlnR old ladle, will have reached the close i her ninety-fifth year on January M, 1010. She til born in 8t. Francois County, Mn., January 23d, Itilfi. Her parents, William and Elisabeth Halle, earae tn Miaaourl 191(1 in IHU and lettlad al Cape Girar- dean, l-rnin tin r- they moved t-. ril iji' lM ll Ki of til V ik iin nction ; eon front 8 us While dcii politically, w This that ll Milt 'niiinm . Hull! urn i theory. in "off year" we inii-i elect ( on greaimau, a Circuit Judge, stat Senator, and moat ol our eonntj officials, among whom are somt four -year-term officers, niil thes the beat paid in the Bounty . The neit campaign is fraught with grave and perhaps lasting re mits, for ii Missouri should go Be publioan ami tba Legislature pass to the control of that party, the State would be radiatricted and gerrymandered in anofa ihape that few Democratic district would be left only where it would be im possible tn gerrymander them into Republican diatricta. The reeult wniihl be thai Missouri would elect taw Democratic Congressmen, Cir cuit Judge in state Senator there- all. i Under existing conditioni there is but one safe policy for Demo orati to pursue. That is. for them to keep down a fai ns possible any friction in tin- nomination of can dates, fin aspirant! to let personal ambition wait on the good of the party, for faction that may have existed in the party organization heretofore to get together and pool their, difference looking to part lucoe rather than factional control ol local organisations, and all work with the single view ol the party' raocaaa at the pulls. We took occasion to remark re ecntly bow the contest between the Folk ami Stone taction for United Siatis Senator in 1908 lubordi gated interest in the State and lo L-nl tickets. The same spirit III the nomination of candidate for Con-gre.-s, State Senator, Circuit Judge lie: re, III til campaign, will create more or lea bitterness, factional reprisals and discordance in the ranks. Tins must he avoided as far as poaaible, A nomination in no longer equiv alent to mi election, and of what advantage is it then tin an aspir ant to win a nomination in a hitter, personal fight tgainat a competitor only to create feeling I was named fur tier grand mother, that i almost mre to reanlt in bia Oetherine Ferguson Halle, who defeat or the defeat of the whole ,hrad '" '"' hundred and leu ticket at the general aleotiont The UJ" ,w n" 1 ""rd "! welfare nf the party is above the1,,',',1 claim or ambition of any individ-1 sl"' wnh "1,,rri"11 "' Sai" B. Herod iml in I km, unci baa survived him twen ty-seven years. She had no chil- .!...,. I.... I...- I . , .,. i, mi,, m.'i iiuill'' will, llh lieHr 1 1 st. Fraueois county Village, where the i -ketch was bom, inn cols county sin- lias life. Her father wasnf Knpllih descent, anil was born near Charleston, South Carolina, Her mother, Elis abeth ('linn-inns, was nattre ot Cbrlatian City, Ky, Mrs. Kerod The Tillies has im special favor lies. lllll II IIIMS! (li'SirCH I- the bsart of her nieces as tbelr om ' ' i' l i 1 r... it ....... : tin- vnters ill he partv. one tor ... . ., .... , .;. ' , home to them without the rcstre- wbich the partj will not have to I . , ., , . - '.- lions of father and mother. Daartu consume all its ammunition In e ,,.,.. , ,. i ... iii their hearts to-day is the memory ol fending when it aboold be aggros- , , v. , . ., , the old stone house on the banks of lively Qgbting tin- enemy Is there ... ... , , , Hig Jtlver, with its ons verandas, Ita not some way iu which this man be . . ,,, ., , I . -,,1 i, i , , s-'- " '"i"N, nni, nun un- limine ihuieT Tbe Rspublican party . when I ....i,,,,,.! . ,, , .. in the minority, seems to understand , . ' . , and preserves, such as only "Aunt this feature of polities better than Kitty" d make. Not only was we no. am. merem lie one oi ue jt i . , .r hj g) ,,, ,,, rtch substantial links in their itrong md the poor, the high and the low, .,,.,... . IU,M, iFcuiocini- f,,,m ,, warm .. I, II,..,, We doubt if ever during her married should begin to understand and appreciate the tact that they no longer overwhelmingly dominate th politic of this county Hud the several diatriot with which it is associated, ami learn to apply tn i -noritv metbodi in the Domination ol it ticket. Special favors to powerful cor pi. rations seem to he a settled pol Icj with the Taft Administration The ship owners have the indorse ment of Mr. Taft for u ship sub sidy, and the money stagnate have ! i ,x ,. i for the day, bonesl hope tor tin morrow," through which her dome his indorsement for a central bank, hnth .f which malign schemes will he urged during the present scs sion of Congress, f the influence ot the President, Aldrioh ami Can non can force them through Con gress they Will donbtleS he passed. lu everything so far under the Taft Administration the people have suffered ami the monopolies have been given everything they asked. ine mii' ami hit nijsnaun ale a meal alone. After her husband's death she continued to live on her farm until live years BgO, when he moi id ti. Farmingtou, "Aunt Kitty" is a type of the old fashion woman, who is fast passing away; one of those dear old souls in whose soft laps you would like t.. hide your face anil take a goad cry. ami feel her gentle hand tenderly stroke your hair. She is a link thai hinds us to the sacred past. Her in.' has heen one of "honest mnest sorrow, honest work . mJSt -" ..... ,- 1; .fS " s law THIS wind-proof, rain-proof and snow-proof Overcoat is the last word in utility, prac ticability and styling. It is your coat if you want it and at a price that will make you say 1 4- : tui,wi nnirrAM js v - it ia laucicu UKirrun. In all colors, cloths and styles. $7.50 to $18.00 Cole & Nixon Merc. Co. tie virtue has shown luminous and beautiful as the evening star in the western sky. And now as the "twi light shadow s gather," she sits and watches for tin- opening of the por tals, not sad ami gloomy, but bright ami hopeful. I! H ( '. l'OKK PACKING ENTER) RISE NOW IN OPERATION. Pennington's new pork packing establishment is now in aotjve op eration. , company for this imsi-in-Hs, it will he remembered, was or ganised and incorporated last -.iini-mer by local people, and practically a lire proof concrete and hrlck build ing, cs ially adapted for the pur pose, was elected. This enterprise will create a local market for Imtrs, which will he much more eon ven lent mr our siocKinen than h Ii I j 1 1 f them to St. Louis, The company, which is known as the St. Francois Racking Company, is eompned f strong, enterprising men, with the following directors: Dr. It. Imi- gate, 1. s. ciay, J. w. McCarthy. J. W. Doss, audi,. H, Williams, Dr. Pugate I president, .1 . W. Mc Carthy vice president, J. S. ( lay Secretary and L, H. Williams treas urer. HARRIAQE L1ENBE8 The following marriage lie, uses have heen issued since our last re port : Nov. L'ith, Mr. I.ouis l.nne and Miss llattlc Olive of Blvins. Hath, 0, a. B, WhHener of Elvlos and Miss (trace K. Mutts of St. I.ouis. 28th, James 0 and Miss Nannli Lick. J.'ith, Harry N M Pelty's Book Store Affords Easy Solution of the Christmas Present Problem. There, s a pleasing, appropriat soever yon 4eh to remember. Ai a dietiuutinu-a teflneuenl that a ted. Man; people Bud PBLTT'8 the sh tiou of the Christmas problem, and you w Before yon complete your Chriatmaa list, rally attractive itoce. of which a to help you decide what to give. . acceptable gift here for whom levery art iele bnngbt bere has ill make it the better appreci- irt-cut to a liappv aoin mid doubtless Mud it so. look over our wonder e mention i"w mi reative Iii i" A Book Or Several Of Them Will Alwas Please. We have Chriatmaa hooks. the latest popular' hooks, bos hooks each one in a hand some boxbook for hoys ami book for iflrls, cook-hooks ami also cnokiiiK recipes in at tractive form. In fact, there's scarcely a hook-want that can't be supplied here. It's a HOOK STOUK and your Christmas selections are sure to he easy , economical ami sat isfactory. Cnetomoaye; "For anyone, a hook is always a safe present." Sporting Goods 01 All Kinds Make Excellent Presents. Throughout our line, kept always complete, there' many a BUggeetfve article to please a hoy or girl, Everything we sell in this line is of the befit. Bailable, standard porting good are always most satis factory. We have all sorts of thin- in sportinc poods, each tin- beet of its kind, and uni formly low Iii price. Look over the line. You may find pre olaely what yon want. Bibles unci Testaments. In blblea, testaments, prayer hooks etc., we Offer a care fully selected NKW line, up. to-date and replete with the most wanted kinds. All prices, all kinds, all bindings, all sIzch. Always an appropriate ( Ihrietma present, Pictures and Posters. In these poods you'll llml un attractive line, with many a beantlfull piece so temptingly priced you'll he surprised, Picture framed and Utifrsmed. our LIFE POSTERS are beauties popular, always wel come, ami ornamental. Don't forget PICTURES when con sidering what lo give. Post Cards, Christmas And New Year Cards. As always, this store is headquarters for Ohrietma ami New Year cards. Prom the least expensive to OBOSe elaborate desipus, we've pro vided a full slock, lu POST CARDS we oifer a surpru inplv larpe assort incut. l' 1ST CARD A I. Ill MS are als,, bete, in pleasing variety. Element Christmas Box Stationery Keaily One writing paper and envelopes, put up in attrac tive boxes, containing various quantltle and at various prices. You could scarcely select a more pleasing gift for either man or woman than a box of fine stationery. Our line this year is far superior to any we've formerly shown. Permit us to show y ou, please. What Could be Nicer than Handsome Fountain PenC We carry several kinds- all of them reliable, standard brand with a reputation be hind th. 'in. Our Christmas of fering include all kinds, from the plain, serviceable kinds to tin- most richly-mounted pens. Each pen lu a nice box, with a tiller. All prices, from 11.90 Up, Every mail needs and wants a fountain pen, and la dies are getting to Ilk.' them better all the time, a oood pen, that will write freely ami not "balk" is about as nice a Christmas present as you could choose. Purses for Ladies and Gentlemen. Elegant leather purses are included in this line at UOOOm monlj low prices. The latest ideas are shown, affording a suitable selection for either a lady or gentleman, Pursea make excellent plfts always appreciated, ami lasting, too. Office Supplies a Com plete Stock. Our regular line of offio supplies Includes about every thing needed In an office. In blank book eapeclally, we of fer an unusually itrongassort meat. This is the time of year new honks an- installed. Buy them here- and also every thing else iiii need. Our Magazine Dept Is ii convenience and a money- saver, we take subscriptions for any periodical published, Oct our prices on your cliih- bliiR offer, w. guarantee all ubacriptlon we take. Babkets- All Kinds. Wat baeketa, ornamental bankets, all kinds of baskets, A pleasing and attractive lot to ohoess from, moderately priced, . .i we believe, not ob tainable anywhere else iu town. Decorative Materials Of all kinds. Japam.se of feet, orsps paper, ornaments, wreaths, etc. Anything yon want. Complete Painting Outfits These outfits come in differ ent sizes, for all aires. They're complete, and contain excel lent materials, with which Brat class work can he doue, Make admiral. le presents for the yoiiup lolks. This is Headquarters for Qames. All the old standby, like checkers, chess, dominoes, t lie card panics, etc., as well as the newest ami most llp-to-date ".un." that have appealed lately. All prices. When you think of panics, think of Pet ty 's. Ink Stands for Office, Home or School. a beautiful line, embracing nice lines lor any price you wish to pay. Make excellent present, Pyrotrraphy Outfits And Wood To Burn We carry a full line of pyro graphic materials, Including the stain for burnt wood. Wood blank In an attractve v ariet v. PELTY'S BOOK STORE Mil. Cleric of DeHoto B. Curry of knob I.abrier and Miss Hie A. Lewis of St Krnnnnla L'.'ith, Albert Link and Miss Sophie Hrockciikamp of Houno Torre. 28th, Jake H. Slovensky of Steel vlll and Miss Susie J. Cash of Welngarten, 26th, Win. F. Hrnoks and Miss l.tzie h. Davis of Kredericklown. Jlith, Hert I. Prattc nnd Miss Stella A. Doe of Hazel Hun. 27th, Finis C. Clay of Flat Kivor and Miss Lulu trunks of Piedmont, '.'7th, ('has. M. Taylor of Elvins and Miss Sarah J. Beloher of Bis marck. Mth, Thus. H, Henshaw of Doe Kun and Miss Addle O'Connor, SOth, Bobb L. Hubbard Provi dence, Ky., and Miss Llda M. Ilurko of lola. Dec. 2d, James U. Graham and Mrs. Martha A. Hart of Farming ton. th, Walter J. Richardson and Miss Mattie Jucksou of Elvins. 4th, Marvin Mllliolson and Miss Rlioda Hudson of Klvins. For Eczema, Tetter and Salt Rhoum. The intense itt-lifup ohaaaoteriaaia of these aliments is SlmuUnatantly allayed by Chamberlain's Salvo Many severe cae have been cured by it. For aale by E. M. Laakman. HUCK CANDIDATE I OR CIRCOIT JUliUiS. The Ste. Genevieve Pall Play says: "We an- pleaeed to state that the Hon. I'eter H . Huck of Ste. (iene vieve County lias concluded to ou ter the contest for the judgeship of the 27th judicial circuit. He is well qualified for the position; he was admitted to the practice of law in ls'.H, served four years as prosecut ing attorney and ten years as a member of tin- Missouri Legislature, during which time he was a member of the revision committee of the statutes of UN, His honesty both in private and public life has never been questioned, and his reputation, as a member of the Legislature, for dealing (airly and honestly with all persons and interests, Is state wide. We know him to be eminently qual ified in every way, and we believe he is the stronpest man the Democrats could possibly select as their nomi nee for this office." CHANGE IN SCHEDULE. The car which connects with the St. Louis Iron Mountain A South ern train from St. Louis, arrivinp at DeLassu at B:43 p. in., will in the future leave the Kloetric Railway Depot for DcLassiiH at U:1U p. m. everyday. This is a matter of In terest to all parties ftoinp south over i the Iron Mountain. Loander Cote of Washinpton county lost IS.' tons of hay on the j-t!i nil. by fire. It ia mippoaed to have been the work or aome Are hup, and efforts are being made to appre hend the guilty party. Here's a Holiday Goods Snap You Can't Afford to Miss. Last year we discontinued "Holiday -Goods" those numerous Sauta-Claus things that don't belong to the fancy-grocery ami confectionery line. .lust a few were left over. So uutil Christmas, we offer A Small Lot of Toys, Fancy Goods, Games, Etc., at YOUR OWN PRICE. Nothing the matter with the goods, hut want to olose 'em out quickly and completely. You'll be surprised to see what a wealth of Christiuaa cheer a dollar will buy for your youngsters here. Hotter snap up aome of these hargaius EARLY, before they 're gone. We'ell not make a Christmas display this year, as in former years. We've quit the Holiday-Goods business for good and all. HcKINNEY'S, Phone 119, Fartnington. -. - ,t:; - ..