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1 lines. arminoion FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO.. MARCH LO, 11)10. Published Every Thufsday by The Farmington Times Printing Company. Volume 37 Number 10 FIRST SHOWING OF SPRING FOOTWEAR We aro now showing the latest styles in Spring Foot wear. All tin- dainty effects in two and three hole ties, pumps, high arched insteps with the new cavalry heels. In patents, dull leather, via kill and tan. You will find main of the e Ot1 flisplav in our show windows, hut better still, step insidi- and we will he glad to have ou inspect them all even though you may not he ready to buy. Easter comes early this ni two weeks remain Easter buying. ' We give Piano Tickets with all purchases. KARSCH'S, FARMINGTON. TOWN AND VICINAGE itnik Osrden seed at Klein's. Northern Bead Oats si Klein's. Bine stationery at Laakman's. Potato Onion Bets at Fischer's. Drag headquarter a) Laakman's. School tablets al Laakman's Dros Stcirc. Northern Bead Potatoes at Fischer Mercantile Oo. Brash makerel, a for -'. at the Parmlngton Mercantile Co. Miss Cynthia Granerof near Dm' Nun was a Barmlngtou visitor last Saturday. Mr. II. ll. O'Bannon nf Byenlte eras transacting business in Farm ington Monday. nr. v. v. Beott of Bouts No. 2 was in town Tuesday shaking hands with nid frienda. Barney Blue loft fur Waco, Texas thiH srssfc where In- will play hull with the Warn team. Mr. J. a. Patrick removed with tii k family from Bonus Terre to Furmiugton this week. PUN northern seed potatoes, field and garden seeds nf all Mods at the Panntngton Mercantile Oo. Mr. M. a. Covington, one nf Perry township's wide-awake fanners, w as a Farmlngton visitor lust Saturday. The operetta tn be given hy the cboral olass of Klmwood Seminary next Monday evening at the opera House, promises to he a delightful affair. Mr. George Rooster Of KoSStCT, one of Randolph township's most en terprising young business men, was in town last Saturday uml attended the Odd Bellows meeting that night. The Carlston students are practic ing base hall every afternoon. The team ix not as good as last year's team, but all the players nre stu dents io full standing and paying tuition. Mr. Henry Herman, win. asks for re-election as Alderman in the First ward, has been on the hoard for a long time, and Shown himself a safe and conservative "city father." He is une our best and must reliable business men. Wanted- At the Furiningtoii Mer cantlle Co., 10 tons of good timothy hay. rnme in and Vieui the year, March 27th, so in w hich i do your ' FLAT RIVER. The work of sinking a deep water well at the County Infirmary was begun yesterday. It is to be 200 feel I or more deep, George W. Cunning- i ham has i in- i miii racl VOU sure w ill enjoy the operetta nf "Jack ami the Bsked-Besti stalk" by the choral elaas of Blmwood i Seminary to be given si the Opera . House next Monday evening. Don't 1 miss it . Mr. .1. It. Smith announces him self u candidate for City Collector. "Brld" is too well known to need any Introduction, and it goes with out raying that he is capable, hon est, courteous and worthy any con fidence reposed in him. At the Christian Church next Bon dny morning, Elder Alden it. Wal lace will preach on "The Need of Prayer," and at the 7tS0 evening SOTVioe on "Jesus: 'The Way, the Truth, the Life'." Sunday Si'lmol at III o'clock a. in. A cordial InvttS- ; tlon to all. ' Mr. Samuel J. Tetley who en Induneos as a candidate for reflec tion for Alderman in the Second ward, and who has served one term, has proved himself a safe man to look after and guard the city's in terests, as well as a man of Irre i proSC h able character and high stand ing. Mr. Oscar i,. Halls is a candidate for re-election to the office of City 1 Collector. He has mads a faithful and efficient officer, giving the closest attention to his duties, and proving himself worthy the confi dent f the people of the town. Mrs. Wm. Evans died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. E. Turley, in Bonne Torre, on Wednesday, .March lid, aged 07 years. She leaves a husband and five children : Mrs. Dr. Evans, Mrs. E. E. Turley, Wm. Bvans, Jr , unci Louis Evans, all of Bonne Terre. FINE ENTERTAINMENT. The Choral Class of r.lmwood I Seminary will present Frederick I Field Bollard's operetta, "Jack and the Baked-Bean stalk," at the opera HOUSC Monday evening, March 14th. Reserved seats forSS cents may be i had at Laakman's Drug Store Sut- li...u. ..!.... f I. 1 . 1 WItMBJ i. l"l ill OK. ..Iltli-M UHn. Wo snve you money on onion sets at Klein's. Clover, timothy, red top and blue grass seed at Klein's. i jsfk sfls sfV sCe j sO. Mrs. l. m. Laakman Announces EASTER DISPLAY of Fine and Fashionable HILLINERY Sat., March 19th ft as B a a S si Correct Coneenrions I SOUTHEAST FAIR BOARD ELECTS NEW OFFICERS. Tli.' board of director! of Km Si. ntii. list Missouri Mr Association "f st. Brancols county mot in Penn ington last Monday and slectsd the following namsd niembersns officers f. r tin- ensuing years J. s. Clay, president ; N. A. Klnkead, vice presi dents B. M. Talbert, secretarj ; s. J. Tetley, ir.'iiKiir.'r. iiml .1. S. Clay, M L. Olardy, Jr., B. B. Swink, N. . Ktukeadand S.J. Tetley, as Kxe eutlvc Committee, it was decided to hold ti' neat fair soma Mm in Scptoniber, probably about ill.' mid air ..f tli.' Month, I'm before tin- ex act date, i named no effort will be made to form s circuit with other fairs tn be held in this section ami Southern. Illinois, The board Is de termined tn make the next fun one of this best ever held in the part of tin' Slat.'. J B Smith's Agency Phone Nn. 16. Vines) li f dainty Bsster cards a Laakman s Drug Store. MR. I, R. DAVIS MEETS WITH SERIOUS ACCIDKNT Last Friday afternoon Mr. J. It Davis Started down the steps ol the dinning room porch of his residence mi West Columbia street for the pur-' pose of exercising a little around the yard. The porch tloor is about four feel from the ground, anil as he stepped down on :n the Brsl step his leg gave way and he fi ll t" Ihe ground striking mi his right side. His right arm was broken at the el how joint and it is though! that his right hip is broken, as it causes him gnat pain and he is not aide to stand. Mr. Davis Is in his Kith year, and owing to his old age and feeble ness, his injuries arc far more seri ous than they would he if he were a younger man, and it is feared than he may never he aide to walk again, lie is an old and well known cltlson ami his many friends throughout the I county w ill he sorry to hear of his misfortune. All kinds of hulk garden seeds at ! Fischer Mercantile Co. Don't miss seeing our new Embroidery, Lace and All Overs. They are beaters and cheap. Cole & Nixon Mercan tile Co. BTOPPED HIM WITH A BULLET Last Monday Constable Jesse Dean arrested an Italian miner named sieve Lesnol at Flat River on a charge of assault with intent to kill Ins wife, and took him before Bqufre ;. W. Eraser. Just about that time Deputy Sherrlfl Jake Schsefer stepped Into the office. Con stable Dean went to the phone to Call up Prosecuting Attorney Hover, and while talking to him the Dago watched tor an opportunity and leaped out of the backdoor and took leg ball. Deputy Schuefer with Con stable Dean a close second, started after him. As the Dago reached the railroad trark the constahle fired a shot in the air, hut that only Stimu lated the fugitive, whn threw oil his co.'u and (lew down the track, with the deputy and constahle in hoi pursuit. When near the trestle he ran down the embankment, and the deputy and constahle both fired at his feet, inn thai didn't stop him, and they fired a second time with similar result. Deputy Sherrlfl Schai ferbad no idea of letting him get away, so lie aimed a Utile higher, ami caught the flying Italian just above and in rear of one knee, and he toppled over. It was only a slight flesh wound. Tiny took their man hack to the Justice's Office, and he is now In jail. Box Stationery Sale Satur day, march 12 at Pelty's Book Store. Jack and the Baked Bean Stalk. To lie presented by the students of j Blmwood Seminary on next Monday jeveiiing at the Opera House, is the old, old story of "Jnck and the Bean Stalk," a fairy tale in two ucts, modernised and set to music. You I will certainly enjoy It, so don't miss it. Reserved seuts 80 cents, on sale ; at Laakman's Drug Store Saturday morning, March IJ. Call up 1114 uud have the Ladies' : Aid make your spring aprons or do any plain sowing you need. You will he pleased with the work. NOTICE. The Mothers' Club of Elmwood will have an important business meeting on Friday, March 1, at four O'clock sharp. Every member is re quested to be present. FOUND DEAD IN HIS BED AT DESLOOE Jack Bterrett of Desloge was found dead in bed by bis wife last Tuesday morning when she went to call him for breakfast. Mrs. Starred awoke about Bve o'clock nod arose rery quietly so us out tn disturb her hus band, thlnklns hs was asleep, and busied herself about the house net ting breakfast. When u was ready shs wi m in call him, ion In' not re sponding, and no examination II was found thai hs was dead. Mr. ster r.'tt was nlioiiNt prostrated by the Shock Slid With grief, and was nut able to in' present at 1 1 - Inquest, which wa li.'ld some hours later by i lorom r Bnglish. The erdiel of the Jury was 1 1 n t deceased came i" his desth from In-art falluro. He was about l i years of axe and was employed as pipe setter hi the Dee- III!.'. Lead '". machine hops, Be liis srlfe In' leaves set eral ohll- sides I dran i and in them. mourn Ids untimely death, h sympathy is expressed for We have just opened up our spring line 1. 1 wirlt. Ooods, Olngbams, etc. Plauu tickets with all cash purchase- Fischer Mercantile Co. ADUI.l BIBLE CLASS LUNCHl-ON The luncheon given by the Adult Bible classes ol the M . R, Church Tuesdsj evening was successful In every respect. The menu was unique, the service perfect and the luncln oil delicious. Be , Dr. .i . n. smith. President of Carletoti College, presided as toasi mastei II" -aid that the adult move: i. nt w as a great movement in tlnii it brings lie- parents to the Bunds si'i i us well as the chil dren. He Introduced M. H. Lion- liter, l D., pastor of Maple An- nue M B, Inurch, Bt . Louis, Dr. Llohlltor spoke mi tin "Possibili ties of the Adult Bible Class." He said that the Adult Bible class would bring aboul the reorganisa tion Ol the family altar, that it would promote a more Intelligent study of the Bible and Hint it would mean the ultimate amalgamation of nil BrotestaUt denominations. Tin- nexl speaker was S. Q, lim y, D. l., oi Bt. Louis, Superintendent of the Touchers ' Training Depart ment of the Missouri State Sunday School Association, also pastor of the Grand Avenue Presbyterian church. Dr. Huey congratulated the local organisations upon their smvess and efficiency. He gave a clear account of the Adult move ment throughout the State, and spoke of the tremendous signifi cance of the increasing numher of adults in the Sunday School, Oilier speakers were Judge Clay, Superintendent of the Adult Move- ment iu the local Christian Church: Mr. Harlan, Superintendent of the local Presbyterian Sunday School, and Mr. Nelson of the Bap tist Sunday School on "How to Hold the Boy." Professor Chase and his well trained violin quartette were pros cut and rendered two selections. The members of the quartette were Miss Lots, Misses Delaney and Mr. Paul Jones. Miss MoClanahan, teacher of expression ut Csrleton College, also read two selections in her usual entertaining and fascinat ing manner This luncheon was the largest ami must successful of its kind ever at tempted in Pennington, lis object was to arouse interest in Sunday School work, not only in the Metho dist Church, hut in all churches and denominations, and to unify the forces of righteousness that they may more effectively resist the well equipped and well united forces of evil. It Is hoped that the influence and inspiration of the gathering may he lusting and far-reaching Attendance 285, Caterer, Mrs. Dlttrleb. INSURANCE J. B Smith's Agency. Phono No. 16. CITY JDDOES OF ELECTION. Tim Board of Aldermen al their ii ting lust Monday night ordered a city election for Tuesday, April Stli, uud appointed the following named persons as judges of election: First ward Peter Bchmitt, M. C. Zlmmer, August Menge and Bmils W.ile. Second ward O. J. Mayberry, M. , L. Doughty, A. I.. Orten and Jos tali Bluett. Third wurd- P. S. Cole, J. B. Hlghley, 1,. J. Cundifl and John Bickus. Fourth ward- F.. C. Holler, Jo. Isenman, F. K. Coffman and c. A. Tetley. Special Embroidery Sale on- Sat urdav, Hondav and Tuesday, March 12, i4 and 15 We will offer all 10c, 15c, 20c, 25c and 30c Em broidery at All 2.v, 3ftc and 50c Corset Cover ICmbroi- den at . MRS. J. W 0 T. V. MEETING As announced lasl week, the dele gates to the annual meeting of the Sixteenth district ol the W. I', T. I . arrived rTitirsda at noon last week, ami were entertained al lunch eon at th" home nt tin local presi dent, Mis. w. N. Plaining, The first meeting was held in tin- Metho dist Episcopal Church, South, and was largely attended. After devo tional exercises, led by Rev, S. IV Brite, there were addresses nf wel come by H". I. M. Thompson and Prof. O. C, i.y nch, representing the church and Hie school, sad hy Mrs. L. M. Thompson and Mrs. W. N.Fleming, Mrs. Mae Baughernf Sullivan. Mo., responded to the sd dresses iii a fitting manner. Mrs Belle Kimball of Kirk wood is th" district president, and she Intro duced those who were to talk in charming manner. Mrs. Ma" Kirk ham, the siate Recording Secretary , mad.' the address of the evening. During it veiling, Miss McClana- han oi Carleton college recited, and the violin quartette nsistlng f Misses Blanch" Hate, Alia and Net tie Delaney, and Paul Jones, de lighted tin audlenes with some beau tiful music on Friday morning ami sftertioon, tin sessions were held iii the Chris tian Church, and matters ol much Interest were discussed. Friday evening, the Methodist Episcopal Church, SOMtb, was crowded After the invocation hy Rev, Win. Court, the Loyal Legion, conducted hy Mrs. L. M. Thompson, sang several songs. Then Mrs. Kate Newton of Carthage, the State President, was Introduced hy Mrs. Kimball and gave a most Interesting ami dramat ic account of the recent local option victory in Jasper county. Judge (1. O. Nations, treasurer of the State wide Prohibition Association, deliv ered ati Interesting address on the "Situation In the Stale." The sing ing was led hy Mrs C.O.Nelson, ami in addition to Hie stirring "Glory Hong" with temperance words, "Dixie" and "Bringing In the Sheaves" have had new words attached to them expressive of the prohibition movement, ami these were sung With vigor. The usual resolution of thuuks were passed, and thus closed one of the best meetings of the kind ever held here. Those in attendance from ahroad besides Mrs. Newton of Carthage, Slate president , and Mrs. Kimball of KlrkWOOd, district presi dent , were Mrs. Mae Klrkham of St. Louis, State p rding secretary, Mrs. Baugher of Sullivan. Mrs. Henry Tetley of Flat Rivet and Miss Briekey of PestUS, press re porter. i Millinery SATURDAY, tut We have a splendid assortment of splendid values in hats hats that are suitable lor immediate wear, and will be serviceable throughout the seastm. : : : : : m rrs. S. C. Watts. 10c 19c WEILE. SEED OATS White and Black Seed ( ;itv Thes6 are good oats and we believe them to lie fertile, hut cannot guaran tee .same. FARMINGTOM MERC. CO. LICENSED TO MARIIV March James W. Bchulte and Miss Mary .1. tlruell n( Leadwood. 4th, John Ynkymtne and Karl wyna Kwarvyss "i Desloge, 4th, Frank Wilson and Miss Bessie Hani- of Leadwoodi 4th. Arthur Harris and Miss Depli enej Bai f Load I 4th, William Boyd and Miss Ruth Gettluger of i Run. Northern Seed Potatoes Direct from Minnesota. They're Cheap, too, at- KLEIN'S. FATAL ACCIDENT AT GUMBO. Joe Hicks, a Biissian working un derground at Gumbo, was instantly killed about noon Wednesday, hy a fall of loose "hack." His body was completely crushed, not hardly u hone remained unbroken. He was uhnut ffi years old and lived at the "Buck house" between here and Gumbo, His body was buried yes terday, in the Itusstan Catholic Cemetery. Desloge Sun. A beautiful lino of new Spring Dress Hoods just received at the ParmlngtOC. Mercantile Co. Ths Comedy "Me and Otis," is to lie given this evening (Thursday) at Doe Bun. The play is given In the interest of the Athletic Association of Carleton College, and this is the second performance. INSURANCE J. B Smith's Agency. Phono No. 16. Opening MARCH 19th.