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LIBERTY VIILLE' Mi-s Corona Klnkead li v relative in t armington, Mr. ami M r. Klein "t Knti visit- tl Mr. A. B, Van Welti Lias Hun- Sunday Miss Frances Hi i-m and Lester Abernatly Frederloktown visited rriendi and n lathe- here Sunday. Mra. Bopha Bba la attending u few week- with her sick daughter, Mra. .1. n. Ballard, Jr., Fannliw- lull. Rev, Author Keselor mi l Henry MeKousin Henl Hunday and Mon day i'ii tba htfur's parents, Mr. mill Mra, A. I'.. MeKenaio, Dr. Harry Barron ol Mine La Motte waa oalled in -" Mr. John (iraham, who Ik lick will. laKrlppc; al in Mi--- Manda Hrahani. Mlaa Bertha Balkan "i thi place and Mr. vYoodbetry Bhiuor "f Mine LaMotte h-n Tuaaday for Los Ag gales, Cal., where they Intend t" make their home. Mr. Will Crow .'f Kureka ami Mr-. Jesse .I..;, lin ol Washington county returned home Wednesday after spending a few dayi with their slater, M ib. John mil. Klnesl line III l.llllklllllll nt dainty Kaater i Drag Store. rants JAYDEE. Meelng nothing In The Times for quite awhile from "hi Marion town hip, I thought I would send yon a few Itnma from one of the beat tow n hlpi in the eounty. Forgoodfarut hill and straight demoeraoj she is always in the front ranks, for she ha- only I'm lored voter, ami he votes the straight Democratic tick et. Several "f oar good farmers vis ited Farmington last week to pur ohaae seed potatoes and w in- feneing. Among them were Meaara. Reams, Pigg, Ooorge Bichardaon and v. T. Kewby. Quite a lot n( spring plowing baa I n dona in this vicinity . more than fnr several years. D has I n dry and ih' farmere have been pretty busy sowing oats, a large acroager I tax been aown this year than usual. Tiic i pif around J ay dee are well satisfied with the way our County Court dietrlbuted tlx' road funds fr .nir rook roada, ami we think thej used wi-c Judgment. Mr. and Mr-. I. mil- Bylngtotl Visited th'- family ..I Mr. Murray Inst Sunday . Mi. Crank Blgman "f near Jaydei is very sick and has been ill l"i sev eral davs. PAT. We are the Authorized Agenta in Farmington For the CELEBRATED Cooper Preparations Introduced with such remarkable tucceu ly Mr. Cooper in leading cities throughout the United States. : : : : Cooper's Ntw Discovery $1.00 per bottle. E. M. LAAKM4N Notice, Farmers! 1 ha.VC on hand a car Wire Fence, on whicl price, in order to clean it the popular nights. 24 to 72 inches, both field and poultry fence. 1 will make it t your interest il" you will call and get my prices, and will save you money. Bijc Brand Fertilizer. I have just unloaded a car of Big Iranl Ferti liser which is the kind that grows Big Crops. I will sell you ten cents worth or a car load. Feed your soil and it will feed you. Put on plenty of fertilizer and you can feed the world, if you use the Big Brand. As to Farm Machinery I have the largest slock in town, and will tell you all about it later on. J. T. CLAY WELL THE STORE THAT GROWS. xspcnbcncc ELVINS . 1 1 naton in in .1 ouesbow, reek mi buoineaa, 'renshaw waa in Kami- Mrs, .1 I .rk., tbia Dr. V ( logton on buslu Prof. Hicks Haturda . pent Haturda ami red- Sunday with hi- innm i Ik in I e rick town. s, eral ladles of Blvtn li..' tin. -ral ..I Mr-. Hobh Terre Monday. Mr. Uli nu I Keith li the Euater holidays, He Ins school at Alton, ill.. on Monday niffhl the T - attended in Honm I lot i- attl ml this year. tin- maratii resiitnatiou, Hi rt until A Mrs. Plrtle of Predericktowu wan visiting her husband, who lias work her,', ami her old friends a law day tin- week. Mr-. Plrtle expects I" move to Blvtuc as aoon as she ran. gel a houae. Arbor day was observed in the Plat Blver ami Blvina sol 1- lj the planting of trees ami w ith pro grama. Prof, Shackelford "i (.'ape Girardeau addressed th" pupils of tin' eighth and ninth grades on thi subject nt trees. Saturday mortlluil the people ol Elviha were frightened by the Rre alarm It was soon known thai Mi Perrla's home was mi flit-, hul the Are was extinguished before much damage waa done, a defective line was supposed to i tin cause. Karl llmii'"!, while playing in th" hum loft Saturday afternoon, I'll over a board that waa leaning agalnal th" wall ami broke his arm. His arm having bean broken at the same place once before, tin- fracture is much worse than th" Ursi was. J B Smith s Agency ladlea and gentlemen who ware pros Phone Nil to. lent. The moat Interesting number KNOB LICK. Dr. i. N. Bbannoti is moving out t,i his farm. W. r. Barrotl "f South Dakota Is a new oltlaen. Mra. John Turin visited Farm ington this weak. .1 . I'. Allan was In st. Louis on buslneas this w,"k. Mr. I)i"k"V hinks "aiT"-s tin way" with sadneaa, "Bill) " Vanbaek wont i" Kreder lektow n this ""!. Lee Laird sited the Lead Belt Friday ami Baturda) J, M. Turpi u received a "ar l"iul ..I ihnir, etc. mi Monday. "Itilli"" Green "I 1 Bun was I h"iv fur a short visit this week, Arthur Oreen moved from the Lead Bell home to hi- farm this I Mra, Radadale spent Sunday with her daughter, Mrs. Rd. Clemona, In the l. ad Belt. I Mlas Pearl McDowell returned Sunday after a vlsll "( two w,'"k I ill th" I. "ad Belt. (Iharlie Boot! received a "fmir luiss" load of fencing this week, ni si., a new lawn swing. Beveral ol our young ("Iks are taking inusir lessons on the violin ami piano with Miss Wilson "f Farmington as teacher. The beat architects, painters and contractors "i H mntry nw Mound Olty Houae Paint Drug Store. Horseshoe llratid exclusively, city Old sofas, oloth -covered chain and all o loth -covered furniture em, he lllllile I" l""k like new by naintina the cloth Ith a h"t toln Uon of PriNAM Fadili Dyb. load ni Barb and Woven 1 am making .1 very low all up by April 1st. I have FLAT RIVER. A Hungarian miner had lili iverel.v mashi l it t Dm' Itun Kvi li Mime ,i DeSoti Mill"!' till i ii i r. D. Plaber ami Bherlfl irnilnirton wore in lown i.mid f 1 Baturday. A number of Bebokahs attended th.- funeral "f Prank Orlmahaw at t lantwell Baturday. formerly omploj "ii in ml Merchants Bank, lent ai b law school, Plat Blver a i.w in ami an Amcrlcai Federal shaft No, M was severely inmr"l ami v. ill n The Ulrls' Baaknt Ball h am played HeHol i Hie DeBoto grounds Baturday and weredeffeated bj a score ..t 16 i . I'J. li waa almoal entirely a game ,.f fouls, Plal Blver making 1 and DeHoto 21. The imils ii Plat Blver were mostly on the llii" and I'liuhl not i"- disputed by the Plal Blver official, however, the decisiona were unantiafactory, Inns much as there were no linemen present for Plat Blver and Plal Biver bad been heretofore especial ly strong in not making line fouls. game win Plat Biver ; the lei plonahip of Imhl) D"- OUS Ii -Ollt Ii. be it", inn list d at whit th.. chaui Miaaou ri . Arbor day was observed in a dr part men! "i the Plal River schools Friday, and at Central Building the Mothers Wub had arranged for quite an extensive program, nie pupil. gave several Arbor day reciutiona and readings which, with some ap- propriate Arbor day shul'-, very much deliahted the large number "f .if the program, however, was an addreaa on "Conaervatlon" by Prof, Hhackleford "f Cape Girardeau Nor mal. Il talked In the law BUdl em t stUfl were assem SeliiM.i room the beauties He proved ti cultivating gether gave that showed with nature. nils ami patrons, who lied in the two High for "ver an hour on of nature ami foreata. , us the importai of -had" trees, and all" us an llltereatlng talk he was in cloae touch Ii is certain that such talks cauuot fail to make the poo- more wouaimui oi m u"" I.. ...nt imm il I. iiine, ami dial niiien amm in if cultivating shail" trees result. After the address .1 planted tree In the ml ami ira" ii an appro- Ue nf some great man III i .day evening the ladies "f the I . I', u'.'ive a medal contest at tylor Ai enue M . R. Church, All am propriate program had been ;ed, the choir rendering special amir. K. N'orwilie and D. S. Brown -ii There wet Rll ins am following priihihitimi contestants olos. frmn Plal River, k'iimr the lections: Miss Kstelh ( arr. "The LaSl Plea;" Miss Pearl Keay, "The II, 'fence of the Allium;" Miss Effle Watson, "The Children's Pleat" Miss Kllona Finley, "The Bridal Cop;" and Miss Audra Thompson, "The Factory Chimney," They were all prohibition or temper- ! am recitations and wi re especially i weii rendered. The judges were I Rev, Wm t'..iiri ..I Farmington, I Mr. Arthur Trotter of Dealoge and Mlaa Alice Klrknatrtck "i Bonne Terre. While they were out maklns their decision tin choir sang "Mis souri's going dry." The medal was award) d to Miss Blloua Finley id Blvitis and waa presented by Rev, Whitfield, who alao gave the otlu i contestants a W. C, 'I mark a- an appreciation I . lunik f t heir ser LIOEHSKD ro MARRY March 17, Julio Totten and Mis- Minorca Kay "f Baal Bonne Terre. huh, Wm. II. Brown ol Doe Run ami Mi-- Sarah B, Mead of Bt. I Francois. 19th, Joseph Wlthrow and Miss Amanda Barlow of Lead wood. v 19th, J. W. Jacobs and Mlaa A.N. Harper "i Farmington, Jist, .liiim B. MeCarran and Mlsn Jeflery M . loalberl nf Blvlns. 'Jlst, Prince Allien Husking ami Mis- Julia May Dale of I! Terre. Jlst, Wm. ti. Hawe t Flat River and Mi-s I.ydia Spray "I Mine La Motte. 21st, Edward B. Dugal "f Farm ington and Mi.-- Nannie Wood of Doe Run. 22d, Elmer Critser and Mi-- Llllle Boyd of Blvina. Vicli.r tii"-ii"l ami wile .if l-'arin- Ington spent several days in our city thla week the 'uestH nf Tom Lalu mondtere and family and Mrs. Mary K. Lalumondlere. Ste. Genevieve Fan Play. Finest line of dainty Easter cards at Laakman's DrngBtore, WallmW r Baking p CAPTAIN THOMAS PGKTKH. Tin runeral "f Captain Thomas Porter, mention ol whosi death waa mad i lu The Times last week, took placi from the Congregational Church ai Bonne Terre last Batur - j day afternoon. Ai I for tli" d nucd, w i a mark nt respect 1 rk at the St. .1"- septi t lompauy 'a mills was suapended ; "ry for the governor t' frnm eleven o'clock till after tin'" 1M"' from the oppi funeral, ami was largely attended by party, hi in -iuls arc e employes of the company, who heW I httu In the highest eateem, by the odd Pollows and people generally of I lt,n Torre. : Captain Porter waa a native of Virginia, having i "n born In Wythe mty, vs., In IfW'J. He learned the mining business with hi- father in the mines nt Virginia, and at the ,,M1(r nofthec,v ,u,odin t))S , ,,,,.,,,.,.. krmy , ntty. , ., i-inrn. r iinri,,L- -. w,,s promos ,., Lieutenant nf his company, in isi.i In' was made a prisoner at Waynea- hnrn xiri hold in nri-.iii imiil th.. Iliuil surrender of the Confederate forces, In iwil he was married to Miss Klisalieth Bowers, who survives him, together with six children! Mrs. i('ha-. Vogt, Mrs. Chaa. (iarpenter, .Mrs. John Mcffenry, Mrs. R. Uol- I SOU, Mr-. -I. .1. Croke, and Miss I Rate Porter. in Uffil he removed wftlt his family it,, Missouri ami found employmonl at Bonne Terro with the si Joseph Lead Company, ol which be waa mail" Mill" Captain, ami held thai position until a short time ago, when I hla condition bueMne aueh Unit h ., - ,,,,.,,,,1 ,., tia Atttli.m He was ii man Who had great influ ence over the men under him andre- it.i ii then confidence ana reaped in a remarkable degree. Among the nUier officers "f the company ami the people generally "f Bonne Torre li" was held in high esteem as a man and oltlaen. For more than flirty years he was a mentberjof St. Francois Lodg I ,,i Farmtngto harshin hi No. 4M 1. o. I). F, having held his . after the inatltU' t inn of Hi-n mi I lee at Bonne Torre, perhaps on account of the ; xistitu; between bert Telley and cordial friendship ! him and the late It othera of the older members of si. Francois Lodge. He was a Invlug and dev. ilcil hn-haml ami lather, ami the sympathy "i large circle ni friends go out t" his bereaved family in their deep sorrow. KE80LUTI0NS OF RKSPKCT Whereas, il ha- pleased the .su preme Architect "f the Universe to call from labor i" real our nearly be loved brother, Rdmund Beard, there fore be ii Reaolvod by Bt. Francois Lodge N". i'H A. F. v a. M-. thai In the death of Brothet Beard Ids family have hist a de "I' M father, the lodge a faithful and useful member and I he (- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 , ored iti."i V an iliH'ilthl ami h"ii Raaolved, Thai we will ever bear in ramembraucc the seal ami fidelity with which rtrother Heard discharged all his Masonic duties, ami will try t" imitate his devotion to the grand lirlnclples "f our fraternity. Raaolved, Thai we tender our heartfelt sympathy i" the bereaved children and commend them to the care of that (bul in whom Brother Board trii-b ii. Raaolved, thai a copy "i these resolutions be spread upon our rec ords and an engrossed copy be sent tu the family nf our deceased brother- Brother Beard's ag was one hundred and at hi- (h ath ie years und four days. It. P. Bbbabtiam, (i. W. Skiiahtian, L. J S l'l ltl.KHH, Commit! Mrs. Justen, wife of J.J. Justen, who wns recently reported sinnth erad to death in a folding bed at Walnut Ridge, dot not believe he met his death in that way. She ...I.I , I ,. .....i ..i., .. . ......ri...l lievaa he was killeii by some one kimwiiiu' nr lUSpeoting lliis fact, and wants an Investigation. Fifty Years the Standard Dr.PRICrS CREAM Its use a protection and guarantee against alu: 1 Dr. .1 I,. Kilt on nf lllsniarel In Potoal the latter part of !at and made the Journal office a "' The Dr. Informed ni there would probablj be a chat t Dot the board of management of thi hospital for tuberculosis p Mount Vernon, and us it h for th place, Df fH a keen Interei Kn and was one w.-ll as m board Journal. i its earl Of III" n "I man tales if its Notice 10 Bridge Contractors. OontyHlghwai Rnglneer offlce rartnington, ho., up to 10 o'clock a. m.. April 14th, 1910. r..r th.- con- ;?;ii;::;:,;;:;,:C::;lro: )rj,K,, ,,f u.tn-r, .. it span with ;i:hi t""t "i 1 1- m 1 1 , and one bridge "f 100-foot span. Plans and spi-eilleatlotts are mi til" in tl tile" "f tin ( lounty aceom- hv Ber irder "I Clerk. All hids must h. panied by a oaah depnali o me ,i check, payable to th" the County Treaaurcr, in the sum nf ten per cent of the amount of the bid The riu'iit la reserved to reject any ami all hids. Tih im ah ii . Holm ,n . County Highway Engineer Butler county has voted to bond itself fur ' ,,i M H I o hulhl a new jail. OSCAR L. HAILE & CO., Farmiuo-ton, Missouri. f OFPICE IN FARfllNQ ION neRCANTILB CO. BLDO., N. V. CORNER PUBLIC SQUARE. . . PHONE NO. 219. Rents and Accounts Collected. To Farmers i MANUFACTURE and sell in hulk a Stock Medicine not a food of bran or '-"iiml corn cobs. This Stock Medicine of mine can loughl in any quantity, and is guaranteed to be meet ; unima ret uircmcnt s For Is. nf your money E. H. LAAKHAN, Druggist. iililllll'WIi 'BBillllil1 1 1 i Capital $30,000 I ST. FRANCOIS i'arminpjton, Mo. " General Banking business. ijSafe and conserva tive ban kin f methods. Everv facility possible for the accommodation ol its patrons. K Time deposits with interest. Excellent facilities for handling foreign exchange, We solicit your business. I 1 i Insurance against Burglary, Fire, Accident or other disaster. Officers Titos. B. BTAM, Prsaidsnt 1-:. E. SWfNK, Vice Prss't z j j M I Jk-V. V,i M a A OLBVSa a BRAVOBU1 NT "I paint cans ami appropriate ad vertising mat. rial form the basis il an exeeodlllgl) attractive wind' In K. M. Laakman's store Hiis week. A special feature "f the display i- a -"t "i "hi weather beaten carriage spokes with hall "f the turfs f tin spokes treati .1 i" one coal "i Acme Quality Carriage Paint -each s.nk" ahowlt.g a different color of tin painl . 'li.. following state nt i- made on one "f the display cards; "Y..U ran make Vnuruld lui'.,'- look W l"i a il,. Mar I' I In With this suggestion and the Very mi all outlay nooeaaarj we are sui" thai all of th. shabby vehtelea in this territory will Immediately ink" on a new appearance. Beaidea being good for all klnda ol vehiclea, attractive display signs il lustrate in eolora a great many other u-es fur tin- wonderful paint In ami about the home, Th" display i- a eredlcable one ami well worth In specting.! The Federal court and post office building at Cape Olrardeati i- com- pleti best Stat A I Up . rid d, and i- said ti. he "lie "I the government buildings In the ild she w"ii, measuring si and four inches frnm niise t" f tail, was killed ill New Mad Dunty last week. REAL ESTATE. iNSURANCE. LOANS. ABSTRACTS NOATRIES PUBLIC and CONVEYANCERS. Irr. tornado Plate Glass and Accident Insurance. and Stockmen the ifferent ailment- of refunded, I'll i Surplus $10,000 COUNTY BANK, Directors THOS. If. BTAM. K. K. SWINK n. I. MORRIS. J. M. MORRIS. W. T. HAILE, J. W. KAR8CB J B.l.TBTLRY.