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1 1 1 1 - mill Christmas trnain hi Pelty's Book More. Mr A. T. Nixon win on business Miitulay. Mr. Vul I f I,ou t ariiiinliiii visitor Tu MihM I. mini Hebasl week for Texas I" spcn Miss M iry Taylor la Miss latnpuetl nl Kani Mi- Adelaide Bvans visited Mra. 0. W, week. Mr. Lloyd Kergusm Lull I jhbi da ! llu onti i-1 rtaliilu Ity. M. Id II: Ills Liberty township was 1 1 j 1 1 1 1-: i ! 1 1 bu in I'lirininu'tnii Tuesdny. Dr. unci M ra, W aber returm 1 1 1 nnliiy From a short isit t" Mr Paul Laming it Cape Girardeau. Mr. Park Is quite In n', us If was iii buai lugtoti with ili- late (' hnrgfn number "f year Mr. .1. It. Hi lil. y ily is here IIiIm week, liis family all wtdl anil it ii t half now home i a recent meeting ul Dlrenton ol the County Railroad Con well kiioai I- a rin Blaeu ,i Oklahoma II, report I wail pleaaed n iklahoma . ( theJHoard j II 1'' Mil it, peny Dr. . H . Fleming w as appoiut I company phyalcian. Mr. Bd Henderson left Monday afternoon for lolutnbl . Mo., to lie preaeni at Mia funeral "i w M. Houeblna, deceased, which took place Tueaday. Winter term lietfinH Tues day, Jan. 2, 1012. President Moothart will nive additional information if desired. .Mr. Win. c. Nauhauer, managei f tli.' Leinay Perry Bealts ' 'n , ol Bt, Loula, end Mr. Oacar Grobl, dealer in monta, ioultry . Rama, age tablet, etc., were in Karnilugmu on business the latter pari "f last week. Mlaa Lillian Bimms, daughter ol Mr. C Bimms, died Wedi lay morning, December I-', lull, ai the home of hot father, ' mi lei eaal ol Karmiggton, aged twenty-two years, The funeral takei plan- this aftei noon and Interment at Hie Maeoiili' cemetery. Mr. T. '. Bwearliifteit of Bural Bouts No. one of our best citiiens ami most subatantiel farmera, made Tin. Times mi in: i' mill" rail last wed th" sal.- anil his WU twearlngen ol L, Bweariugeti Saturday srript Inn anil n : if Ilium" W . A mill "ii suns. Steel, f St. Mr in . Mn. IIS. I,, lei iapl it. hi. dl Star, ii in tins trict deputy i with Mi- itv lust Ki i - Ba il cl ay night. Mhe In th" if" of Dr. .1. I.. Baton, of Hlamarek, and a tai-j ented ami edueated woman and her si, mi addreaa tn the members mi the .Hill nl th" ordW was ul f til" must inti reatina Hint has aver bean delivered In thla city by any mam bar "f 'in- order. Frederick town Democrat Ni-ws Tin' followiliK Item is from ii W aahlngton , D C paper i "The Bujrjujfement f Mra, Mattda Bdfra? Jurleh and Mr Joaeph Lee Parks, nf New Vnrk. whs annonnoad lust week ut tlx- home nf ( apt. and Mrs. Wilduri Willing, uf Waahinifton Harraeks, whara Mrs. Jurioh is a hniis" Itueat. Mrs. Jurleli is Iba widow "I 1. 1 "ii i . Anton Jurieh, Pour taanth t'ultad Mtataa ('avulry The weddlns will take place in si. I.. mis in January." Bill Tke Cook always feels confide ni pure and wholesome I foorl when tisind DrPRICES CREAM Baking A Pure,Grape s -"-- r jr'luys'jSr iHti hi ., mm"- - KKCITAL AT ELMWOOD The Oratorical and Muaic Depart leut at Blmwnod Seminary an nul a public recital tn he Riven i Klmwond t'hapel mi Saturday rening. December Iflth, at H p. in BOH U BERT OUCH KSTKA Ci 'Nl 'BBI FH 'GUAM DEi EMBER ii i nuns March I t ' 19 t.i . ii 'hi ii . i t. . .. Han i KntftlUli Uni t nr. bestra Him Ktbel U irin i n. r - iliel Ian. 'ii-i.-iii it i ri'ti ' hi i .1 Nluasbei (U i in ind n Aluna letoi ti-'i " rl Hi'in.v an Iii s" Mum n nrj' "it r Winter term begins at Moot hart Business College Tues day. Jan. 2. 1812. New classes will then be organized. Young people should plan tn enroll and get ready for good office positions, which will be furnished. Write to, or call on President Moothart for further particulars. ; Bleu McDonald waa accidentally killed wiiii" hunting neat ('ape Qlr ardaaju on the 8d. He waa 17 yaari old and hla parents live In DeBoto, of Powder CreamTartar V aBBBaar e--lBBBB- ir i HnkinnKowcer Made from Grapes v sw AT Christmastide when families are re united, when friends meet together fellowship, when hearts are warm and expressions of good will towards all then it is that ijifts come and go from one to another, and a simple gift speaks to the heart. The Santa ClausCbnstmas stocking, so appealing to the tender child suggests nothing more appropriate than "Black Cat" hosiery for men and women's gifts so easy for mailing at Christmastide. BLACK CAT SILK HOSIERY FOR MEN Box Of 0 Pair 1.50 Steinway Pi.inos .ire not sold because ol a fivC'vear guarantee; Ivory soap needs no certificate; Elgin watches need no insurance to run in elephant needs no certificate of hil size. Neither does "BLACK CAT" HOSIERY need a written promise for wear. It's loo well known. The name "BLACK CAT" It enough, They wear. When you want absolute satisfaction, buy "BLACK CAT" HOSIERY. Lot No. I) for Boys and Nos. 10. 30 or 60 for Girls, Sizes 5 i'2 to 10 1-2. for 25 Cents, are simply in a a class of their own. They are unequalled by any other. Cole & Nixon Mercantile Co. "The Store That Does Things" DEATH OF W H HOUCHINS. Our i pi" wit" grieved lust Mon day in hear ol th" death of Mi W. H, Houeblna, which occurred Sun day night at his home in Columbia, Mm . tu which place he Hint his full) ih removi',1 Irmn Karmlngtmi oral months ago, II" died m ty phoid fever, ami few if any nl his friends here knew of his slofcneux, so that th" news ut his death Was a ,;r"ut shock and surprise to all Mr. rloncblna was u man of sterling Christian character, and ha ami his lamily during their stay here nf bout aighl years had mud" many warm lii.md-. II" had Charge nf Hi" power plant at Slat" Hospital Nn I from the time nl the opening it that lliatltlltlon until a DOUple nf vi'urs ago, wheu h" realitnad to ac cept th" poaltion ut Superinte ideut ni th" Karmington B lac trie Light and Water Plant, II" resigned th" latter place last Auguat, II" leaves a wife ami nil" son tn mouril his sad and untimely death, Th" Bible Sri I ni tin- Cbriatlan Church, and th" several societies ol the Church, th" ( W. It. M. midilm King's Daughters, sent beautiful Moral offerings with massage nf sympathy to Mrs. Huuehins ami their son Mar. ild, mid I'urminirtmi Lodge Vo. 132 A. K. A A. M ., and st. Francois Lodge Nn. is i O. . K., nf which be wus a member, alsn sent floral offerings, DEATH OF J G BALLAHD, 8r. Died, ut his borne near VVomack, Mo,, December, 0, 1B11, John Gaines Ballard, aged 74 years, elphl months ami two days. He was born near t ape Girardeau April ;i. is,;;. When three years old, his parents moved tu and homesteaded the land on which the Wotnaok store and Post- OIHCS is nOW located In IHtUI he was married In Miss S. B. McDow ell. To that union were I, urn two sons Or. J . D. uf Oklah a City and. I. G., Jr., of Karmliulnn. In 1872 he WM agaitt married tu .Miss K. 1. Starhlrd uf ChOCtei . III. To this union were bom nine i hildretl J. C. of Liberty vllle, f, I. of Car bondale and w. C. of Murphyaboro, ill, i Mrs. it. MoD. Brown if Brew- erlon, ft. Y., Misses B. B, and H. V. of N. W. V., Chicsgo, III., Miss es ,. (1. and M. N., and 1'clllp H. of Cheater, ill., all of wl i, with the last wife, survive him, He also leaves ten grandchildren, Only n few days (Oct. 16) before the fatal diseuse, dropsy, developed, lie unit ed with the Christian Church and was baptised by Kid. J. it. nicks. Mrs. Claudia Hasan Millar, one of the officers of the American Woman's League ol I'niv "isltyClty, St. Louia, will visit Farmington next Monday tu consult with the members uf the League here, Mis. Miller w ill meet the llielnhers of the League at Mrs. Koxler's next Moii day afternoon ut ' o1 I members ure earnestly r lock. All in, neated to j 1 he present. I a visitor in town who happened tn hear the Schubert Orchestra prac ticing, peeped In to see where such delightful music came from, and de clared lie had seldom heard better orchestra work outside of the large cities, an that the bowing nf the vio lins wus ho unusually One that it reflected great credit on the conduc tor. So you see what a great treat Is in store for the people of Farm ington when they attend the concert next Tuesday night. BLACK CAT SILK HOSIERY FOR WOMEN Box Of 3 Pair 3.00 . ' Jit I. O O. F. DEGREE WORK. -d . Francois Lodge No. Is I . o. O. K. In-111 ii special meeting last Sat- ' unlay night for the purpose nl oon I tarring degree fur the Mlunith, Bte, 1 Cleiievieve county, and tli" Doe Bun lodgea, Quite n inn."- delegation of ' vialtora from each nf these lodges was present. The Kirst degree was conferred mi Melvln .Matthews nf Doe Bun, and tin- Second and Third degrees on Win. Yount of the Mln I nlth Lodge, a,fter the degree work the visitnrs were invit'd Into the Bauquet hall In partake of an oya- , L i stew, ooffee and olgara. The boys then returned to th" lodge room, ami at tli- request of the vis itnrs, a demonstration nf he Ini tiatory degree wus given, it was ni 'clock Sunday morning before the enthusiastic Odd Fellows separ ated In take up the journey tn their respective homes, the Mlnnith boys having about twontyflva miles tn go, Among Hi" visitors were: From Mlnnith B. I tofTmun, Henry Botley, Itlalr Dalton, ('. W Purl v. m. Dalton, K. it Boland, Hen M . Unison, ami Win. VoUOt. ('oilman 11. a. Medley. Charles t'l.ttnian, Andy and Carnill Itnyd. Avon Edward Boyd, C, A. Boyd ami Win. ttodKers. In." Run K. J. Allen, Dan Smith, Henry Nauman,Jobn Boawell, John Hagberg, Adolph Halm, George Hawn, W. 8. Turpln, Henry Brewer and Mel in Multliews. WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT. Last Saturday morning Miss Oei-I trade McCormlck entertained a num-1 hei ,,i her friends at luncheon, which was delightfully served In seven j couraea. Hand-painted Cupid sards designated the plates Of the guests, who were Mrs. Florence Walker, I Mrs. Walter Morris, Mrs. John Mc- Oormick, Misses Mary Taylor, Neiil Dues, Hess Cover, K.dith Halle, AMa Ototta, Alma smith, Florence Lawrence and Miss Campbell of j Kansus City. Pink carnations with their greenery, to which were lied curds, announced thai on December i", Miss Oertrnde McCormlck would he married to judge Hnroid H. sin it ( of Talooga, oki. On Munduy ufternoon Miss Kdilh Huilc entertained very Informally smne of Miss McCormlck '8 friends. On Tuesday, Miss Marv Taylor had the same crowd to a sewing bee, all of which whs very much enjoyed. Don't delay until the last few days before Christmas tn send your Christmas mail packages if ymi want them to be delivered by that day. At Christinas tints the Post Offices an- greatly burdened with packages mailed by people Just two or three days In tore Christmas, su thai ii la almost Impoeelbie to handle ami deliver them mi time. Salt! PLENTf OF IT NOW -IN SACKS OR BARRELS Klein Grocer Co, in good prevail directly - hearted real silk Circuit Court Proceedings Hanli'V A Ki-iisilla ( ' s. J. J. Coriicau, m int; Judg ment by default for M'7 7s against defendant and his sun-tics Bolens, a. c. Crews, suretle pi'lll. Charlotte Anderson vs. Ward, account: Judgment by .1 K, in SP' A. .1 di'lanlt fur IMI. Batata Tlinmaa Williams, E. O. : Williams, trustee, vs. Eatate W. II Young, Mary Young, curator, linai settlement) plaintiff files objections tu i, mil settlement, Defendant Dies j reply . John itced, vs. American Express I'n., appeal from J. I' : jud.'ineiit lor plaintiff fur K21.30 and costs. Abe Gordon vs. Chas, M. Taylor, Judgment by default affirming judg menl of J . r. The,,. Anderaoa Mlaaourl Granite Co., damages; defendaut filed motion fur new trial and in ar rest of judgment, w. D. Adler vs. Jet White Lann-1 dry, dauuigi's; d-fendiint Hied mo- I Mom lot new trial ami in arrest of i Jiuik'iueill. The Court set aside Wednesday, , December 13, as memorial day on i the death of D. I.. Bivera, former member of the har. On motion uf it. H. Marhurv, ( has. Demeron ami w. B, Bdgar, Jr., wore enrolled as asembers ol the St. Krsncois county hur. St. e'nincnis Cunotv Itsnk vs. J. uj, Turley, note: trial hy Jury and verdict for defendant. I'lalntifl filed uuuiuu i"i u" uiai. K. B, Antolne vs. George Bum ford, account; Judgment fur plain tiff fur till. John Moyea s. John Marshall, damages ; trial liy Jury and verdict for defendant . William rk-gi" vs. John Hewlett, mil"; trial by jury and verdirt for plaintiff fur BKi. Ethel o. Hammock vs. Deulogs I. "ad Co., damages; disinissi'd at cost of defendant mi stipwlatlaaa, Bonne Tarn Lumbar Co. vs. Mc Carthy Conatructlea Co., aeaanat- lug; judgment fur !t V for pluin- tiff and T. C. Young allowed ITS as I fees hs referee. It whs ordered hv th- Court that the Clerk hunch, encase in suitable wra rs, label and reindex the pa - rs In the eases remaining on lie I in the Office of the Clerk of the fir- cult court, th- cierk t receive ; cents for each case so hunched, la - heted I .. ' . ,' , ,, . Grand jury ordered by the ,,rt and drawn by the leanty Dean on i the 4th were sworn in on the ttth, land P, Klepsattle whs mde fore- i man State vs. rreit Klok, cuncealeil weapons; stay ol execution of Bne until May l )B12, on conditio! that defendant pay at least fit) a montb or more, so thut the entire amount nf IBM he paid before t tint date. County Court Proceedings Additleniil proeeediug h.-r term : il Decern H. K. itrown presented tin- Coun ty Treaanrer'a receipt for ITJ.iU suli scribed lor Improvement of tin IMuckwi'll and land road, and the court appropriated a like amount lor same purpose, t. . Kiciiant sun was arpolnted superintendent uf expenditure uf same. in. MeMahoii waHgranleii urani shop license for saloon in f arming ton. Petitions for dramshop lioenae of L. M. Hill at Kl vini and Win. Bomlne at Kogytown were dismissed at rcqoeat Of appllcanU. m Hie following erroneous ussess- incuts were certified to the collector for correction : M0 off the oasesacd valuation of Mrs. .inn iiiniiui mi i.lu. l! rwtiir.i,ir lot l block l.l of Cantwell, assessment to WOO; WO off the, as- ;, saaaed valaatlon of W. M. Dalton on lots III, I'll, L'l and CantWell. reducing assessment to t300; pni added In assessment of ('has. Lo- reps; asaeaament agalnal Ernest Hichman made tn rend Ernest wiohman ; assessment mi personal property of ('. it. Boot! made tn read school district Nn. ;,i Instead ul 47; BUS omitted from peraonal property of M. P. Cayce ordered entered on tax Imnks and that State Auditor and County Collector be notified; sssessment on property of ha-. Kollineyer made to read school dls trict Nn :jn Instead of 20- Sjjj ,j. ducted from valuation of personal property ol Mrs. N J. DeGrant: BW nif of assessment nf A. .1. scheii ; ami Boo of! real aetata of C, 1'.. Andei'snn. John I). Kion made settlement nf expenditure of money sabaerlbed ami appropriated for Improvement nf Farmington and Knob luck mad. B. I'. Hebastian itlad i d as su- perintendenl of money subscribed ami appropriated nf Ruob I.ick and Llberiyvine road, After aaaminatlnn by Drs.j.H Bngliah ami F. M. Braning, Mr Mary Anmld wus adjudged insane ami ordered committed to Btate Hospital Nn. 1 as a OOUnty patient. The Court, In the presence uf p. Gieaaing and M. Lalumoudier, de atroyad by Ixi ruin in th" boiler room nf th" Farmington Milling Co., the ballots chsi iii the general elec tion November s. i:i(it as provided i fur by law. PUBLIC SCHOOL NOTES Christmas vacation begins Friday, '!''" r at 4 p. m. and ends rueaday morning, January 2, at n o clock. It fs iiTged that all pupils I remain In acbool until vacation be gins and be ready to begin work ut i tin- does .,f vacation. The ch.se uf Hi" term is the middle iif January. Yminn children wl.n I are Just entering upon their school career should start then rather than just aft-r ti lose nf the Christmas : vacation, Bev. Jenkins was present at the morning exerciaes of the High School Wednesday morning and I gave the students mi Interesting tall-, upon the subject of "Pleasure and Its t lost." The Orchestra. COmpoaod exclus Ively nr the High Hoi I, and di rected by Prof. McFadden of Carle ton College, will give an entertain ment in the High rlchool Auditorium Friday evening, Dee. 22, at 8:16, Ad mlssinn cents. Tickets may be secured from th" students nr at the 'I ' the evening of the entertain ment. The" orchestra is making good imiM,, and we believe yon will not he disappointed II you ootnc to hear them. I in Grade teachers are taking up the study of "Studying mid Teach ing How to study," by McMarry. We had a very ieteresting discus- siim on the subject last Wednesday "V"iiiin:. The ffigliBehool teachers are reading and discussing "Youth, is Education, Regimen ami Hy giene." by g. Stanley Kail. Mr. Hall is a recognized authority on the ds mid dangers uf this period, and we ar" anticipating must excel lent returns as u result ,,f t:,IH study. An Interesting departure from the regular literary snemtv work la the "Mock Trial." You will find it amusing and interesting. This will take place In the Auditorium Fri day afternoon at :i o'clock, visit urs re welcome tn this unci nil other phaaes el mir school work. Tin: B V PMUNTBK DKKT. BUSINESS COLLEGE NOIEo. Miss Qeasrievs Price has written Pro) Moothart a very interesting and appreciating letter, stating that she is now with the Weal Virginia Coal Co., Huildiiig. St l.oniv Miss Price ns an erL'lleiit studanl n,l since going out into the active otiice world sn: "I m,,rc fnip, appreciate VOUr tlinrongh courses of studv, the talks, ur lectures, given by my instrur I tors, from thus lO time.' It does us g "od, indeed, Ul have graduates write us epreslng their bssft-icit apprecis Hons of WOfi we helped them to do, while tliev were in ,cr school. Prof. Wiiiri Aaluchon, now ariaei- . pal ol ,,ur Dexter College, is a graduate ! lhat e have every reason to he proud of. Mr. AuRuchoa took charge of the noui iii uevier last Marcli, after i; . I pesaecsaor baa fsilsd to conduct Use (SCBOOI satisfn, tnrilv, nnd ever since L A,""ucl."'" " I'fence in Dealer the ,,,, ,,t'" 'a'll,n-v, '""'ding up. 1. ' B ,c ',rT".1 '','m '" Cf,ff S Li ilsiV!"1! ''ro,c:lv fiiu tt'e, LTi' , , . "'' ll,e C""C?S 'U !SJi!S!!,i.?lLe,tpr,JtBelI 1 ! " ! x": a ,h.e Il!"t,,rln, wor,k I vgy taat Mr. AnBucbon baa displayed nprely, s young mao of such habits sad illt.., ,,f industry is deserving of .pecial f-faTcssfaai. Judging from present iniuirics, and iuv luwiesi in iniiesteu liy Our prerent u.ieius, e expect tu enroll quite a "f10 of new atudents at the befia 1 B"I our winter term, Tuesday, Jan I ft? ")" Mow is the time lor the I ciHaeus of Farmiagtoii and tritmts of this school to speak a word in our le- Kll, urging young people to take up til! one in iraming, so as to prepare I tot tlie unknown future, which I to bring lo all of us the stern sure relative ol tile a One of OUT questions in i-.nglijli on our lust examination was, whether we , shall say: Bdvs ll.ao a "sitting" or a "setting." President Moothart oscfdea j mat ii snoma Dei Hi.oo , or the, "si:- a scuiug is wrongiv use i in lh.it expression. Some tt-uehers i have taken exceptions ti ttiis, hut up has been pro I dale n good evidene ducell L.'shuu I. ill u-lx.1 sitting has every preference in the sentence. Tliis lm - I . , . ... - - 1 is a goou. practical a ,s , l-.sju. T.rsi llC.ll uur-,tlin ftr nitr - public school hoys and girls, as well as I all others hatsrsatsd in oorrect apeaking, j . r, , i,.r ,..:, , ,,,, Preein "Ihnt now Menrap r' t (IM)kker,wr in the office of the Doe Run , i.ead Co., at River Mines, slates that he is pleased with his work and sur I routtdiaas awaiallv. Mr i.,.-, ,,., line oi our country hoys, ol good liahits 1 nt.,1 1,1 Li'. 'j - ' " i"."" " mmmrn a nigii grave omce as- sisiant.