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aftmttnton FA KM IN G TON, ST. FRANCOIS COIXTY, MO.. QECEMBKB 7. 1911. .Number 49 Volume 38 Ralph Bingham, Entertainer, ig Thursday, December 14 TOWN AND VICINAGE "lis- Klsie Cuyce whs a St. Louis , visitor thin week, MM. K. M. Smith Is Visiting her mhi in Indianapolis lira. M . I., ciurdy r St. Louii is visiting bers t ii i h wtdt. Misses Pearl and Myra Olardyl spent last week in St. Louis. Mth. T. I). Fisher spent u couple ol days in St. Louis this weak. Dr. unit Mis. Krimk Waiter spent I several d ay s in St. Louis this week. Mr. Naabteboan is organizing a naw dancing class, Why not Joint Mrs. V. N. Fleming SUO1 Mrs. ). A Smith were St. Louis visitors' th is weak . Mrs. U. W. Kuappof Bonne Torre visited Mrs. Laakroan the past weak. Rev, l ull oi Plal Blvei s. P. Briti of Farmington pulpits last Sunday . Ra . S. I' Brlte is attending "Man and Religion Forward mant" meetlnB in St. Louis t lit week. The v. c. T. r. will meat wltl Mrs. ThOI, H. Holman next dav afternoon. December r O'clock. Mrs. Louis TtaOUIUfe and little j daughter, Bernloa, of Bonne Terra . spent several days with bar mother, i Mrs. J. K. Flowers, V. .11 win tind tin- beat buckwheat 1 ' flour and the finest New Orleans I molasses to go with it at Cole ,V Nixon Mercantile Co. ; Dr. B.C. MrConnick and .) . I!, j spent Thanksgiving in Chicago wtth , his daughter, Mrs. Herbert Nichols. ! Mr. and Mrs Nichols arc expected lu re lot the liolidays. Mi. Naebaol n claims that it will only take from four to six pri vate lessons to make perfect danc er out of one. Write or phone See ill. Remember that Ralph Bingham, the premier entertainer will he at the Opera Houae next Thursday evening, Deoember H, under the au spices of the Lyceum Entertainment Oouroo, Why don't you get four of your friends, organise u dancing olub ami gat Mr. Raohaeboen to teach you how to da V Writ- or phone. See ad. Mr. J. C. Watson returned last, Saturday from a Southern trip in the interest of the West. Virginia J Coal Co., of which he is special! agent. The Onranlaed Charities Aaaocia- lion will i t at the Christian Church Sunday afternoon at 2:30 t receive reports and for election of oflteera. Mr. w.J. KoUmejrer of Seattle, Wash., has heeti here a OOttpla of wc ks visiting relatives and friends, Mr. Kollmeyer went from here t" Beattle about twelve years ago. Dr. W. A. Kendall ol Poplar Blufl came up from Cape Oirardeau Tues day, where he had been attending the "I ster" meeting, and stopped over iii Pennington for the night, The Doctor has had a good deal to do witli the exploitation of the min eral and cither resources of South- oust Missnurl, and Is still interested j In its development! but he is now practicing medicine ut the Hlutf. CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Services next Lord's day. We j hope to have a full attendance at Bible School ut in a. m. Let every member work to this end. The 11 o'clock service will be in the inter est of the ('. w. it. M. and every one is asked to come. Evening service as usual. The evening subject will be. "The Mad ness of the Prophet." You are wel come come. j . m . Baiunr, Paitor. UR showing of Ladies' Coats will interest They are the you. latest production and they are low in price. Cole & Nixon Hercantile Co. An interesting Christmas Letter Fakmington, M'.. Dae, 7. 191L My Dear Holuci I received your letter with ebaok inclosed bagging me (0 do your ChrUttMM shopping if I could find time from my own work. My deiir girl, I imve taken time by tin? forelock, as it were, ami tm DOW in the hands of my friends to help tliein if I cat, Then is something in this hurly-burly rush ut the lust minute that I have missed, so I'll be fjlad to experience it for you. When I Motived your latter ! planned to devote next Tues dav to it, hut happening to he down yesterday ! weut in PKL- TY's hook stork, I realised "1 same, I saw. I conquered." fn- everything was remlv for me. The first thine I II cse of Pipet and Tobaccos, to Sear old grandfather will find bran new pipe and a sack of choice tobacco in his stocking. .lust Kernel the aisle whs the Candy case, so grandmother will be delighted with I nice box of chocolates and tnar.-hmnl-low . Yam father is such a busy man that I thought i' would be . a good idea for bin to have a Magazine, so I chose what 1 al ways call the busy man's magazine. "The World To-Day," ami I put it in combination with "Good Housekeeping" for your mother. The pleasure from these lasts throughout the year. For Vnur ailler, Bella, who is going to louver to visit friends, I chose n nicely fitted little Hand Hat; for 18.00, and while 1 was in that department I also selected one at 11.00 for your little maid. .Line, whose mime you had on the list. For your brother Tom. who is ("till so full of his college Spirit, I chose several Pennants and I think the colors will har monize nicelv with those alteioh on his walls I patticiilarlv edmirc that High School one. Then for his sweet heart, dear little (trace, 1 was tXtreVagSnt, because he can only give her flowers, candv, or a book, so ibis book, "A Onllery of Oirls." iSl go ''(I. For vnur bum. who is so soon Flunk Lee, I have chosen a bonk can puss i; around among some o put ill some of their favorite recipes four brother will enjoy the 'Boy Seoul, 1 who is anxious to be a box scout. Boy Scouts," which cost L'.'i cents; Frances and Frank. I bought thos buy and a girl. Then you asked me to select something for your friend, Mrs, While, who is such u "'bridge' fiend." I am giad you mentioned that fact, for here is the dearest little score pad in a binding and with a pencil always ready. I had a dollar left from your check, so indulged in some trimmings for the Christmas tree you always have, These nre so pretty that I could not resist them. Vtt the tinsel like the tree in the Home .lournal . Instead of spending a day running around from store to -tote, 1 do not suppose the whole purchase took an hour. I found all attendants so ready to beip select that the shopping was a real pleasure instead of an ordeal. Command me again if you want me, for I can go Strsigbl to PELTY'8 and fill your order, for there Ian 'I anything you can't Slid there, for men and boys, women nnd girls -and babi.--. Lots of love front JANKT. f UIERSE KELLER. Mr. Frederick. I. Oierse and Miss Bird Keller, both of Pennington, were married Wadneaday noon, Da oember 6, 1911, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Keller, Rev. Weidman, pastor of tM Lutheran Church, officiating, H wus a quiet home wadding, only the Immediate relatives and friends of the families being preneiit. The happy young couple left on the af- tern OO II train for a short trip, and will he "at home" to their friends after the Uth. The groom is one of our most popular young business men, being the Junior member of the Oierse Itros. tailoring firm, and the bride Is one of Farmlngton's most charming young ladies. The Times joins their muny friends in wishing them the full realization of their fondest anticipations. LICENSED TO MARRY. Nov. Mi John S. Turner and Miss 1 Bllsa Tills of Leadwoud. 27th, It. II. Marks and Miss Mat lie V. Parks of Farmington. Sth, Joseph Pratt and Miss Neb ! lie Peterson of Bonne Terre. JSili, F.dward Powers of Hismurck and Miss Maggie McHrlen of Kami- i i lugton. Sgth, Pater Rurlbaw and Miss! ' Edith Korber of Funnlngton. Motte and Miss Mary J. Towfall of Prederlektowon. Jd, James Scott and Miss Nora Ann Smith of Womack. otb, tyarvln Rudy and Miss Maud Laney of Flat River. filh, Frederick J. Oierse and Miss Bird Keller of Farmington. Mrs. Lucille Dumphy of Cadet died on the 25th ult., aged ii. yean. to marry that delightful ooking for ir friends oil tm and for Jim. I have selected th. 'Game of and for the little twins, cunning Baby Humps a ORGAN RECITAL. large sndlence greatly enjoyed an organ recital by Prof. Bdgar L McPadden, director oi piano and theory at Curleton College, nl the Southern Methodist Ohttrch lust Thursday night. An excellent pro- I gram had been arranged for the oc- jcasion, and each number was thor- onghly enjoyed und appreciated, es- pecially a compoattlon by Mr. Mc Padden entitled " Melodic. " The following numbers made up the pro gram : Prelude itead At Twilight Btebbins Hymn of the Nuns Lefcbure-Wely Selection from "The Pilgrim's Song of Hope Batiste Melodic McFudden Adoration from "The Holy City" (.Bill At Evening, Op. B2 Dudley Buck Hnmoreske, Itll, No. 7 Dvorak March from "Alda" Verdi The lie Roto Republican sc.ys that most of the paces of iniallpoa proved to be chiokanpos and quarantine lias been lifted. Our Cigar Department is com plete with the best line to be had. Spe cial box prices. LAAKMAN'S Drug Store o . o ;. o , a. o o o o ' o o o o Christmas Headquarters Come to headquaters ,-jbIbV jjjjvSi, tor your Christmas 'r'i 'XWjv Footwear. We have 'Mr -rW!l 3 variet.V of styles JL-'Jr "3 and our stock offers jjfjt j0 Christmas shoppers, tes:a-ie!!? For Men For Children For Women. .siiiuiher Sox Ific and Me Moecaelna, all colors We to jjfe Blnmber 80s 16c and 26c Sort Sole siloes l'.u to ,iiic , , un. . u ... . Fancy Carpet Slippers 40c Bad Fur-tri d I-a,,c C arp, slippers Mo I.. I,' . -- . . il no Jersey I., .'-!!- ,lc Fleeoe-llned LaggHna Me, Tea Jui.ets roc to SUM pu allots, Fur-trluiined II.O0 Felt Silpper. '.Ik- to SI., VX'-t Hi'sU,,.. I'd, Comfy Slip- Black and Tan Kid at M.BOtoRi.AO pern I1.1G to I1.B0 Slippers M.MtoMMK) Boys' HLtop Tan, Velvet and many Hi-top Hoots $i.nn to ss.iut si s f-'.isi to gB.M other styles Ei.00toM.00 And Let Us Help I 'ji Pllli tiit on. o o o . THKKE DEATHS IN ONE FAMILY THE SAME DAY MOTHER, SON AND CHILD Robert I Smith died ut his home jin Liberty township about six o'clock last Sunday morning (Da camber 3, 1911) ol septic poleon, the Ifeeull of a severe spell of typhoid I fever, aged 16 years Mi Harriet Smith, his mother, I years, win. made her home linn. a summoned down Iruni her room, and ufter how d ' With dan III- awliilw 'e -.lit. 1 1 ilcad lioily ol tier son, complained of feeling sick, k 11, lll, VI 'III I'll, . M s I ami a ai sesleted i ' sin laid down mill to a chair, Later mid about ten o'clock tiled of soinetbillK like opoplexy brought on hy the shock Sf bar SOn 'I death. Ahout four o'clock in the ufter- .noon, Claud, the youngesl child of i Mr. and Mrs. Robot aged three yt-urs, die t Lee Smith, il of malarial I fever. 5 , "J Btnltb was the willow of the IUIC J mi. i two vhib i who llvi ale Judge,!. A.Sinltli. and leaves lldren, Judge j. Mac8mlth in Colorado, and Mrs. Monroe Lewis of Liberty township. Robert Lee Smith, besides his be reaved widow, leaves one daugh ter and four sons, one brother and one sister. In this triple death three genrra I Ionia cf the family are represented C nous j The 1 term film rul took place Monday af- I0n, and the bodies were all liild til rest ut the same time in the obi Alexander cemetery In Liberty township the father and llttb hoy ex- in the mum casket. Much sympathy is fall and ex pressed by the neighbors and all who know them for the stricken laiufly in their sorrow and bereave ment. COMMERCIAL CLUB On account "' failure of a quorum to attend last regular meeting no meeting was held. This brings up (or the meeting next Monday, Dec. II, all mutters thut should have bean disposed of last month. Some of the important ones are as fol lows: Amendment to by-laws re ducing dues and consideration of payment Ol a bonus lor the erection of the first silo in this vicinity, At (he meeting next Monday It Is de sired that as many as possible at tend fur the Important matter of publicity for the Drummers' Con vention will he brought up along with other business. DEATH OF J D. BRAY. Mr. J. I). Bray died Saturday, De cembers, I'.Ul, at his home on the old Heck farm, now owned by Mr. J . C. Alexander, near Copenhagen, aged about seventy-two years. Mr. Hrajr came to Missouri from near Knoxvllle, Tenn., about thirty years ago. He whs a man of modest, on asaUmlUg ways, honorable and up right and a good citizen. His wife died Some years ago, and he leaves one son to mourn his death The ' funeral took place Sunday after ; noon, and his body was laid at rest ,in the family cemetery on the J. C. Alexander farm tieur town. Mincemeat thut can not be excelled at Cole A Nixon Mercantile Co.'s. You will be delighted with It. main more useful and pleasing gifts. You Solve the Christmas-Gift Problem. KARSCH'S, o o a o -a- DENNIS ADLKR UKT8 JUDOMKNT FOK $4.00C Tin en r w. i. Adier agalnal the .let Whit.- Laundry Company, in which tic plaintiff asked for MO, 0M damages for injuries received while working for the laundry last Februarj , and closel Jury, aftel returned :i aaaaaalng It Will h ers of The can Y bal to trial dueaday lg out a ii Tueiday nooil. The tew hours. erdlet in favor of adler, lis damagea at M,080, rentamberad hy the rcud- Tunes thai M r. Adler, on the nth of last February, while work Iiik in the laundry, was cuuulit hy a ball and 10 badly crushed that ii was thought fur a while lie would not recover. The hones of his body ware broken in eighteen places. In the trial the plaintiff contended I that ha waa directed to work at and near dangerous and uiik'uarileil ma ; chinerv : thai in Dlllna the l-iis lank he was compelled tn throw the dnv er belt on the blower. Tin defend ant contended that Adb-r hud been given specific Instructions not to handle the belt , hut to stop the mo tor. The Jury were taken down to the laundry by the Sheriff to lns t the machinery in question FAITHFUL ATTENDANT Little Virginia Mar.burv. nine years old, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs. B. II. Muibiiry, has a I Sunday School record thai Is re-i markaMa a faithful attendance of six consecutive years without nils- : sing a single Sunday ami without; being turdy a single time, while she 1 had reasonably good lessons on each : Hnnday during that time, she waa nine years old .November 18th, and on the following day Mrs. It. C. Tucker .Superintendent of the Pri mary Department of the Southern Methodist Runday Bchool, promoted her to the Intermediate Department. Mis Tucker ami hoi teacher, Miss Prankla Aslihurn, presented her a Bible, and sent with bet photograph u commendatory notice to Rev, k. It. t 'happen. D. !., Sunday School editor Of the Publishing House, M. E. Church, South, at Maslivllle, Tenn.) to appear In "'The visitor.") Her father, who attends the tame j school, and her mother, who has lor I some time been the regular p r- ganiat, naturally feel very proud of , the remarkable r rd made hy their daughter, Carleton Collage Notes. President Qllliland, after ipend log Thanksgiving at home, returned to St. Louis, where he Is industri ously laboring in th- interest of ' Carleton. Miss Carleton attended chapel Tuesday and took part in the devo - lional exercises. It Was the Hist tune Miss Carleton lias been to 'chapel for several months. Dean Smith has been givlug chap el tulks on current topic: . These talks are intereiiiug and espsolalty beneficial to u bod of young peo ple. 'The Dean has a way of mull yalng events so that they ut once have a greater significance. The OarletOnUm appeared this week. It contains u highly inter ' 4ry about a Southern "D r - s Religious Hperlence," jw 11.0I1 by Miss Newell. I ' I : l I t i V. o o o o o WILL SET ASIDE Mud interest waa manlfoatod Ina sun before the Circuit Courl ol this county, which was called for trial last week and did not close until af tor The Time bad gone to prc-s, to establish tiie laat w in ami testament of the late James t. Stewart. His sister, Mrs Jjennatte Thomaoaon, whs made the sole baneffolary ol the will und executrix Without bond, but when it catne to be filed iii the Probate Court the Judge ol that Court refused to establish the will because of doubts raised in his mind as to the soundness of the testator's mind ut the time tin- win whs made, Mrs. Thomaeoon, the beneficiary, then brought suit before the Circuit Court to establish the will, and the testator's only brother ami the children of a deceassd sister appeared us contactors or defend ants. The estate is estimated to bo worth about 116,000, The evidence on the purt of the plaintiff, Mrs Thomaason, was, that James T. Stewart had for years i intended to leave tier bis property , that he hud lived with her for years, that friends came uud went, and considered him of unusually good ' mind i The defendants showed that the husband of plaintiff drove him off the place about two years before his death; that he went to Toxus for his health) thut on bis return be wus in the lust stages of ConCUmp tlon Hint had to be given powerful drugs, and his attending physician testified that at the time of the exe CUtlon of the will be was not calla ble ol knowing and lully compre bendlllg what he was doing. The verdict of the jury was I against plaintiff, declaring the teat- I ator, the bite James T. Stewart, to have had no testamentary capacity ! at the time of the execution of the I win. Messrs. E. a. Rosier, J. P. Oayce and B. H , Buyer repreeented I Mts. Tbomaaaon, and Messrs. B. I H. Marbury and Walter L. Benoloy represented the tieirs who "broke j the Will." strayed From Range In south part oi BJti OenevleveCOUnty, six bead of steers. mostly white faces, labia In upper purt ,,f rif,Ut ,.ar wth"K. B. Swlnk, Kurinlngton, Mo.," and hog ring in upper part of left cur, also light brand with letter ( on right jaw. Any Information of same will he gladly received. E. B. S W INK THE BEST TRUSS world is the Sponge Bubbel In th Pad. Never slips; comfortable to All sizes mid stvles to select. 1 wear from at the MANUFACTURER'S SUPPLY BOUSE, Blemarok Ho. FOR RENT Five-room house with two porches, liar. summer kitchen, fruit trees und good garden, In Pennington . Price fh.no per month. Els a Burosms. FOR BALK One horse, double set of barnesa and one spring wagon. Apply to Dr. R. Fugate.