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mm &tmt. Published Every Thursday by The Farmmton Times Printing Company. V olume 38 FARMINGTOX, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO., AUGUST 31, 1011. Number ,35 TOWN AND VICINAGE MiM Budle Wilson hM returned from h visit tn Ohioago, Mr. Norman Klin- ol HI nflald is visitinK relatives here, Miss Anna Haw returned from a -1 n i t in Charleston. Koh Baijc Boll4op desk, cheap. Apply tn w. H . Houehlns, Miss Mary Wileon 1- vteltlng Mrs. Comlna at Flat River nine Vitriol In quantity al tii" right price Laakman'a Drugstore. Mrs Harker nl Little Rock is vis ItluR bar later, Mm, '. W. Hollli. Mix. Breathitt ol Tuacan, Arlao 11a, i the gueal ol Mra. Ben Down- 1 Off. lea Loulae Mary Taylor vlalted Miss Poaton at Bonne Terra last week . Mis Bailey ol JeBareon county ih the irncst nf her aunt, Mra C W. Hollla. Qet an Unbreakable Comb. All sizes I Be t Mil-, at Laakman'a DrOR Store. Mlaa Anna Buck will l"av r'rhlay for Louisiana, when- si will teach thi winter. Mlaa Pranoea Piowera li vielting her sister, Mrs. Loula Thomure, at Bonne Terra. Kurniehed rooma fr rent 1 iiqulre ti First nl Mrs. L. C Bar roll, or street, Parmlngton, The Ni-v-k Break Coml cannot break liv use ; 15c tn . You Me at Laakman'a Drug Store Mra. John Mnrrill ami Mlaa Min nie Blue visited Mra. Prank Hlnch at sin. Genevieve last week. Miss Robbie Pipkin has gone t Richmond. Mo., wln-r.' she will teach the coming school aeaalon. WIiimi vmi want genuine Ttirpon- Una, we have II in any quantity. I Laakman'a Drug Store. Miss Anna Ruttorfield Ims re-1 turned From u visit Of several weeks with Mlaa Canning at Aspln, Colo. Pure Leal Lard at st. Francois Hacking House at III cent per pound Pree delivery. Pboaa J01. Rev. n. B. Henry and hledaugb-l tor, Miss Luoretia, aare Farming- tun visitors lant Friday and Satur day. Mr. L. iv Paafi raealved word mix wi-.-k that his brother, Ban Poors, nf Han Attgelo, Texas, was critically ill Miss Bdlth Halle will have a die play nf bar art work In Ihe City Drug Btora window to-morrow and (or aaveral lays Miss Bmma Keller has gone to Kurt Boott, Kansas, Where sin- will, teach mualc In the public achoole the i r 1 1 1 1 u- aeaalon. Mr. M. P. Cayce accompanied by I Dr. P. I. Keith ol Klat River wont tn st. Loula Tuaaday morning in tho formor'a automobile. Miss Beba Halle, win, is taking tin- nurae'a training coaraa in the Bonne Ti-rro hospital, spont a cou ple nf days at home this wook. Mra. Hugo Jaoobaon ami bar daughter, Miss Ploronca, who have boon tho guests nf Miss Oertie Petty for the past two wookH, have re turned tn their home in st Loula. Dr. John Oraves, who is now lo cated at Bikaaton, and his wife vis ited tho family of the Doctor's fath er, Mr. F. P. f3 ravel, at Doe Run the past wook. Dr. and Mrs. .1. V. Krahaiu and little son, Holla, vilited their pa rents hero and at Doc Klin lant wook, returning to thalr home at Cape Oirardeau Kriday. The C. V. K. M. of tho Christian Church hold a meeting Friday af ternoon In honor ol Mrs. Houehlns, who is going to Coliimhia tn live. The afternoon was moal pleaaantly spent. Mrs. Houehlns and Harold will leave for Columbia Sunday. Mr. Houchlna win remain nver a few days to lie present at the meeting nf the Hoard of Aldermen Monday night. Hon. M. H Smith returned home Die iatter part of last wook from an extended trip to loutbern Texas and old Mexico and fools that be has boon much benefited in health by the trip Raymond Nixon, who is holding down a clerkship in the Post Office, will take his vacation this week, and expect to start for Tennessee to-morrow for a etay of about two weeks with relative. Mis. Nannie C. vVahet, at in- paniedbj i" r ton, Judge Kos-mii Weber, and a nurse, went tn a health resort in Wisconsin laal week Her many friends hope that her stay there will speedily restore her to health. Hon. Walter L. Henaley returned last week from Waahlngtuil with his family. They have I n reel ing tho past "k with friend- in Jefferaon county. During their stay in Washington Mrs. Henaley and the baby were in delicate health and under the care ol a plilslcian in"-! of tho time. D is hoped that with home surroundings their Wonted health will return . Mr and Mrs. W, p. Behaatlati i Breckinridge, Texas, an- here, Hie I gueata of his alater and niece, Mra, Winn and Mrs. Dillard. They will i tie here about two weeks, visiting relatives and frlonda In the county. Mr. Sebastian left here thirty-sin years ago and has made his home lattice than al Breckinridge, Where he is recognised as one of the lead ing members ol the Texas bar. He I. on his waj to Indianapolis In at tend the Sovereign rand Lodge "f Odd Hollows, which meets iii thai city on September 1st li. a- the Rep. reaentative of the Orand Lodge .f Texas. Mt. Ueorge M. Kraser is down from St. Louis vlaitlng hie eon John I at Flat River. Shortly after he re moved from Klat River with his family to St, Loula several month ago, h" was stricken with paralysis ; We an- glad to say that he is getting j much hotter and has no trouble in I going about, hut in conversing has lapses if memory and trouble in following out the trend of his thought! ; however, his tiiimi is .'lad- i lially Improving in this respect and' lie is hopeful of full restoration. His many friends in this county would be glad to hoar of his entire' recovery. ani .x r wkf.k i win be prepared t start any piano students i who wish to continue their musical education. My method nf j instruction is the same as that ueodl by Peaf, P. L. McKenin, fanner Dl reel.'. r of the Piano Department of j CarletOn Institute, and by Mr. C.I it. Kroagar "f St. Louis, I would be pleased if such students would phone me at No. "Jisi. 1 Km, k I.. MuKaoohn, Director of the Piano Department, Oarleton institute. CHURCH NOTCEIS Catholic Services. The services in the Catholic Church will he at euht ami ten o'clock on Bundayaandaighl o'clock dn ring the week . Baptist Church Rov, C, P. Curie, paator Kirst I (apt ist Church of Klut River, Will oc cupy the pulpit both morning ami evening, next Sunday. Rev Curie lived in Pennington about twelve years ago and lias many friends here who will lie glad to hear him preach. M. E. Church. South Rav, .1. Marvin Cnlhreth of Nash ville, Tenn., will praach next Man day morning at n o'clock, and in the evening at 7:;il) lie will deliver a lecture on " The Hoy.'' All fathers, son and brothers are cordially In vited to hear Mr. Cnlhreth at both these services, and bring their wives and daughters and sisters. Ml Church. The subject for the morning ser mon next Sunday will he "The Christ and the Laboring Man." At 7::t0 the subject. "The Pather'i Many Mansions." Tho F.pworth League meets at 8:30. YOU are cordially invited to these services. Tho pastor will preach at Copen hagen al 3 p. tn The Schubert School of Music Farmington, Mo. M KS. CO. NKl.SON, Voice. M ISS RL8IE CA YCK. Piano. OrKan, Harmony. MR. HIMJH PORTS, Violin, Harmony, Theory. THE HIZZLE -SWAIN HISPITAL MURDER CASE ON TRIAL The case of Harry Ri sale and Pate Swain, under charge of murder in ti,e second degree, for the alleged beating of J, F. Taylor, an ininiit' or State Hospital No. 4, which re sulted in his death on April -d. was lulled for trial last Monday, the jury qualified, challenge! made, and the taking ol testimony begun at one o'clock Tuesday. Proeecutlng Attorney II. H. Boyer, Charles O. Rovolle, Assistant Attorney Gene ral, and K I Pullbright, ProaecUt Ing Attorney ol Ripley county, who Was employed ill tl use by the odd Pellowa Lodge ol I Iphan to assist iii the proaecUtiOO, have Charge "f the case ,,n the part of the State, and B. II. Marhnry and Coil- greaaman Waltei L. Henaley ap pear for the defendants. Tlie case was preeented to tho jury by Mr. Buyer, letting forth the charge against the defendants; what the State expected to prove; that when Taylor wus received at tic hospital, although in a Weak condition, he was not suffering from any bodily injury or fractured hones, that the injuries from which in- di'-d were inflicted after in- wus received ,'lt tile hospital: tllilt these injuries ware the result of outward violence and were inflicted by Bis lie and Swain. tWO ol the attend ants who had charue ol him in the observation ward before in- was re moved to tin- ward for the violently insane. Mr Marhnry lor the defendants in his opening statement to the Jury said that I apected t" prove by competent teetlmony that when Taylor was r lead at the hospital, he was in a bad condition; that the condition of his hones and ribs was due to internal Bkuceea and no el tela, and that he never was beat tan by the defendants. Luther Qlbaon, the night attend ant at the observation ward al the time Taylor was r Ived, wus the first wttn-ss eatled by the State, ami his examination took up the balance of the afternoon Tuesday The testimony of liibson tended t show that the next monaiatg after Taylor's arrival at the hospital, when lie was leaving his watch and tin- defendants were nino; on theirs, ho hoard defendants tell Taylo, to get out of hod ami when lie did not do so they each grabbed him by an arm and threw hhn down on the floor; he did not see them Strike him, but hoard him cry out "Km Hod's sake, boys, don't kill me." H- also testified that Taylor told him that defendants I, ad beaten bin, Yesterday only four or five wit nesses' were examined, ull for the State, a good deal ol time being taken up by erg ume 11 1 of the coun sel on each side as to the admissi bility "t certain points of evidence which the Mate was endoavoriug t" gel before the jury. During these discussions the jury was taken out of the court room. Iloth the State and the defense ere con teetlug every point and making a strong tight. There are a large number al wit- n-sses yet to be examined, and at noon to-day i Thursday 1 tin- State was not through) no witnesses for the defense have yet boon called to the stand, and it looks as if the trial might last the balance of the week Among tl xpertsand physicians listed as witnesses are the following Prof. Tlademan of Waehlngton Uni veralty and Dr. Henry Lloyd of st Loula; Dr. J. T. Red win of Doni phan, Dr. Harry Poaton ol Bonne Torre, Drs. J. H. Kngllsh, K. M Branlng and K. s. Weber of Kami Ington for the State. Kor the de fence, Dr. R. H. N Hradwohl of St. Loula, Drs. II. P Haw unci S. .1 Wade of Benton, and Drs, McCor mick and Herwtg of Kannlngton, besides all the other witnesses. A night session was hold last night al which the direct testimony of Dr. Tledaman was taken, and he was called to the stand again this morning for cross examination. LOSES FINGER IN ACCIDENT Mart Alexander met with a pain ful accident unci the loss of a part ol the index finger of his right hand last Tuesday evening, While moving a threshing machine along the road with a portable engine as a motor. be started to oil tl nglne, when the wheels dropped into u depression or rut in the road, jurring him, and his hand wus caught in the machin ery, with the result tliut the end of the forefinger was cut off and the middle finger badly maahed. The Injury will disable him for work for quite a time. CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPENS SEPTEMBER 3th. j Studies Will be resumed ill tile: Famtiugton Catholic School Tpea .day, September ftth. Ihe work "fj tliis year will Include the studies of j the ninth grade. OET $l,Mo FOR RIGHT OF WAY in ti e right of way condemnation 1 proi lings of the Saline Valley; railroad againal w. N. Fleming and j Mt- I W. Buek, which came to ! trial laal Saturday in the Circuit' I Court, the Jury awarded damages to defendants to the a nl "f ll,)MtV The matter had formerly I n be- ' fore .1 Commleelou appointed by Judge Huok I" adjudicate the an m ol damages, and the coni- I Imlasl is by divided vote agreed' upon inn. The railroad was not ' satisfied and took the matter to the court. The trial of the "ause was' before a jury, and the verdict ol the I Jury was tor the amount given j abo. . TH. 3CH UBERT SCHOOL OF MUSIC Tl lily school in Southeast Mis- aouri Which is devoted exclusively' to ti . study "t Music, will be opened j , about September Ist, in the building formerly known us the Berryhlll Studio. The institution, wind', will be kii" i, the Schubert School of I Mush-, Is founded by Mrs c.o. Nel-I I son, teacher "t Voice; Miss Blslel Cayce, teacher ol Piano, Organ,! Harmony and Theory, and Mr. I Hu-'i Potter, teachel ol Violin, I Harmony ami Theory . I'll" lower (loot ol this building has been leased by Mr. .1. R, Sprad- ling, wh,, will us.- it us headquarters j i for hi. stock ol piuuos and piano- I players. Through the courtesy of I Mi Hpradllng the studios oi tho I Schubert School will be lurniehedj and equipped with new piuuos. a small auditorium has been arranged. in winch it is intended that numer ous recitals shall be given during ; the season, thus giving the students I of tin- school opportunity for ap- peanug nerore an auaien n vari ous occasions Th" teachers of this school are each specialist, in his or her par- tfeularllne, ami, whii Meliorating for miituul benefit, and for the bene Ht of their pupils, they wish still to preserve the principle upon which they have worked hitherto, i. e., the Individual development ol the talon! ol each pupil, rather than to ubserve any fixed method or curriculum. With this end in view they hope to present in the community musicians ol u high order of merit . The full term ol the Schubert School will begin as soon us the building can he gotten in readiness, F.n rollment may now lie made by communicating wit!, the teachers concerned. PXA1SES OUR COUNTY ROADS correspondent to th- ronton Regletet narrates hi. automobile trip from St. I is ., Arcadia re cently and bus the following good words for St. Francois county muds "Hut one must sutely admit thai tic twt unties thai participate in the improvement and partly new creation of this road deserve the highest credit and praise Thai part of the road which belongs to St. i Franooli county is so far ahoad n or the corresponding ol Jefferson : county, that one can recognize very : distinctly the borderline between the two counties. Ihe aut'.mobilist s mind is ut nne seiled by a sense of assurance which, markedly sup ported by the tine roads from Ronne Terra to Parmlngton, makes the continuation of the trip more like ., trip over a royal highway than over a country road. I would not liber ate my conscience sufficiently from my feelings of gratitude towards St. Francois county would I not un hesitatingly state that the high roads from Bonne Terre through the mind elevating, heart-inspiring, life-pushing Lead Holt to Parmlngton are next to the beautiful roads around J op tin, the best in th- State of MIs OUri, not excepting the roads in St. Louis county. ' Miss Hello Beunetl of Richmond, Ky., will visit the st. Louis Confer ence of the M. R. Church, South, In November, and will be present at the Joint meeting ol the Home and Foreign Missionary Societies al Karmington. Mrs.C. M. Hawkins, and Mrs. W. K. droves of St. Louis and Mrs. W H. Hays of Ferguson are the oommitta who are planning Miss Bennett 'a visit. They ask that the mission workers begin now to pray, talk ami plan for a good at tendance and enthulastlc reception for Miss Bennett. 1911 Fall Styles IN FOOTWEAR THE FIRST SHOWING V art; now Knowing the new iVall Stylet! Knot wear for Men, Women ami Children. THE NEW FEATURES Arc distinctive, not faddish, an- refined, not flashy. THE MATERIALS Arc always the best, am! this season includes Suedes, Patents, Tans, Velvet. Cravenette, Satin. Vici Kit!, ami I i ut! Metal. THE PRICES A low an consistent, quality ami workmanahip con- SMh'tVi Inspection i ou are cordially invited to call ami inspect this at tractive line of high ifrade foorwear, even though not frail KARSCH'S, FARHINGTON, DATES FOB TH Y. UNION ENTERTAINMENT COURSE The following assignment ot dates for the I nnm Butertalnment t'ouree at the Opera House haveboen flvd Spanish t ireheatra, tot . in Hulph Parlette, Oct. in Balph Bingham, Doc it. Litehlteld i rin, Jan. Hi Weatherwaa (Quartet, Fob. s Dunbar Orchestra. March III It you haven't secured season tickets, it would he well lor you to see Or. (' A. Tetley or F M . Kiirsch at "nee, as re agreed s-uts will be ariaiu."'d shortly. RECEPTION TO MRS WEBER One ,f the most dolfirhtfnl social aflTalri of the season was the recep tion .-I'"' Tuesday afternoon by Mrs f. a. Boaier and her daughter, Mrs. Paul Leming, tor the pur. pose of Introducing Mrs Prank s. Weber to their friends. I he decorations were particularly artistic in design , late summer flow ers and vines being used, while cle matis ami purpl" wistaria mingled iii the hall and up the stairway The dining room was in pink ami adilte, festoons of clematis, rosea and pink mallne gauae made a eharmlnii ef Tic receiving liu mai Rnaler, Mrs, Webei I Alice Cayce and Mrs. Lemillg Phe tfllests Were s. l"d With -.llad III the library. Mrs. M. P. Cayce and Mro. Walter Morrla aerved at ihe punch howl. At the beautifully d rated table in the dining t torn, Mrs. (lena Vleve F. Logan, Misses Roth Hallo, Virginia IHardy and Lavinla Boalar ; served ice cream, cake and bonbona, Over a hundred liuests responded to the invitation In the hours from four io six. among the out-of-town quests were Mrs. Felix Thomure and Mrs. Harry Thomure ol Hon lie I'orre, Mrs. ('. H. Adami, Miss I Presnell, Mrs H. C. linoss. Mrs Comlna of Flat River, and Mrs Po litte Blvlna of Blvlna. ROZIER-NIDELET I he St. Louis Republic last Sun day made tho following aniiotiuce- ment. Mr. Rosier is quite well known hare: "An engagemenl extending over a period of eleven years will end next Tuesday whan Edgar Roaier of No. 44.il Westminster place will lie mar ried to Miss Mary Nldelel of No. ;ixiii WasiiiiiKtou boulevard. Their I'liuatfoment was announced eleven I years ago, but they decided to wait until they were sine that they ware adapted to each other, "It had been planned !!it th.. Wedding should take place yester day, hut it was neoeeear) t" have the bans read in church and in order t imply with this rule nf ' ,. Cath- lolic Church, it was necessary tn 'postpone ti,,. wedding until Tuoo Idsy, The i rein ony will be per- formed at st. Pranoli Xaviar's Catholic ( 'hurch. After the woddlni; they will ton,- Canada and the Fast on their honeymoon. Mr. Rosier is president of the V He-Rosier Real Batata Company, v Stdelet Was graduated in the INK! class at Visitation Convent." FLAT klVrik. RAILROAD SPECULATION I'he su aafol placing of two and a half million dollars ol gold bonds it the Mississippi River and Bonne Torre Railroad laal Thursday ban started considerable speculation an to the purpose of leaning tbeeebonda l b.- M. H. A R, T. railroad is one of the beel equipped hurt-line rail mads in the State and has paid an annual dividend on its stock of & par ' t since USUI, and 7', per Deal torthe year ending Juno tl), I'M I . i There is no debt on the road To whut us.- is the tSl,9t8,000 realised on BH Londs sold last week to be put? The road belongs to the st Joaeph Lead Company, capitalized at MO,' 80,0t0, and I, "shies tl,,. road and equipment th" bonds issued are further secured by a not" of this company tor Ki,flW,000 It is tho concanaua of opinion thai those bonds are for the purpose of aecurlng more direct communlca tion with the coal fields of Illinois for the si. Joseph Lead Company ami other l"ad industries .,( the Lead Holt district, and it has bean rumored that the St. Joe have in view the branch ol tic noia Southern between Ste. vleve and Bismarck, ami whit connection, win, the M . ; A lie I! H at Flat River and Blvlna, This, ol course, is outside speculation, as the public has no information on the subject. As the bonds have been placed, and as tl... M It. ,t H I . people would most probably iiavn already entered into contract foi the purcha f the Illinois South ern, if that wore its purpose, before disposing of tho bonds, there would seem to he no reason for withhold Ing the transaction from the pub lie Another theory that has been ad , vanced by those on the outalde, bul Which, too, Is only speculative, in I that tin- M. R, A I T. people may have In vieer the purchase of tin. Saline Valley railroad, which Mr. Houek is now enitaired in extending from Coffman to Parmlngton Thin road, extended on to Plal Itiver, would ulve a better connection with ! the coal fields of Illinois than th Illinois Southern, for the reaso i that it has a bridge crossing a Thebes, on the Mississippi rivr, i wlillo there Is only a ferry rrosains ! for the Illinois Southern at Ste. I Genevieve, and freight traffic is I frequently interfered with in suu- Imer by low water and sandbars, and in winter by ice. Bt t it is also rumored that tho Fiisco has some interest orprospec live interest in the Saline Valley rail mad enterprise, and when the ex- tens is npleted to Parmlngton Hint it la to puss Into their hands. 'Those interested in these enterprise,! 1 are not taking the public into their confidence, and all these observe tiona are mere rutnoror speculation, and tile people will have to await , developments before they can know anything definite. Claud iambi-, aired 17 itn ... , killed In New Madrid county on tho 19th by being atruck by a limb of a ' I tr which wan twitiff cut.