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Santa Claus will Arrive Friday, December 15 fleet Him at PostOffice Corner. Santa Clans will come to ETartnington on the 15th on the 3:45 car, Ho would like to have all the children meet him at the Post Office Corner ami pi with him to his Headqutarers. He has a letter tor every little boy and j,rirl. and he would like to hear from them, too, COMMERCIAL CLUB HAS INTERESTING MEETING There wen' over twenty memben of tiM Commercial Club present at the regular meeting loel Monday night, and several matters of Inter est (Fere discussed, a request of the American League of Association in the clnli (i enter a proteel against propoaed pareeli I'OKt legislation was turned down j as wus aUn u reoneol of the Lake Muliiiik Oonferenoe mi Interna tlonal Arbittatlon for an Indoraemenl of pending Arhitiation treaties arltti Qreat Britain and Prance. The atraat oar edvertlaing commit tee reported Hint tli" UNI nf twn spaoes had beeo donated by Hit- Un ion Htreet Cur Advertising Company fur one yiai, mill the advertising committee win Instructed tu have sards printed for tbaaa spaces ed vertielng the Drummera Association Convention to be held in Panning inn next iprlngi in' such other fea tures iih hiIl'IiI he suitable. A OOmtnltt) f live was appointed t draw ii i a suitable program rela tive to the Drnmmera' Convention! ami to arrange for a full attendance nf all the bustnees men of the town at Hie next regular meeting nf the clnli. Meaars, Shew, Jonee, Burin k, Plscher and H, W. Qiesstng were appninti'il mi Hik I'uiniiiittee, Meocrs, Lynch Harry Denman and Moraey were appointed a com mittee t report at the next regular meeting aome practloal plan for the eatabliehmont a public reading and rest roOUi Maaara, Caihion, A. K. Davis and By The Farmington Mercantile Company You will find any number of articles thai will delight your friends for Christmas Gifts, because they are of that pleasing quality of which one never grows tired and are lasting. We make a few suggestions for the mother, the wile, the daughter, the father and the son, or other friends but come and see, there are lots of other things which it wiii be a pleasure to show you. For Ladies and Misses Men and Boys In Our Grocery Dept Blagant Table Linens Men's Neat Fitting Suits ym, w jn,i everything for the Silk and Woolen Shawls ioY' Nobby Suits Christmas Dinner from the Tur- Head Scarfs Children's School Suits key to the daintiest delicacies, Table Covers and Squares Men 's ( Ivercoats and all kinds of Fruits nnd Nuts Women's Belts Hoys' Overcortl an,l Relitdie. Beautital Dress Patterns Sweaters and Mufflers Cloaks and Coats Dainty Neckties Kid and Silk Glovefl Boys' and Men's Cloves Bring us your produce, tur- Silk Scarfs Caps, Toques keys, poultry, hatter, eggB, and Silk Stockings Traveling Bags, tfcc get the top price. Farmington flercantile Company, The Store that Always Satisfies. V Mayberry irere appointed a commit tee tn aeoeftnin whether the alio 'erected by Mr. J. ('. Alexander ; meets the requirements (if the elttb iii offering a bonui of t.'i for the Hist alio erected, and report at the next meeting. By unanimous vote article one, aeotion three, uf the by-lawa was amended to read: "Each member, unless otherwiae excused, shall pay tn the aeeretary mi or before the I first duy uf January, April, July and October nf each year, quarterly dues in the sum uf one dullar and fifty cents. It was decided to bold the club meetluge at the Court House at 7:30 p. m. hereafter until further change CARD OF THANKS We wish tu expreai our heartfelt thanks tn the many friends wlm ' minlatered to our wants In the dark eat days ni mil lives when death claimed three members nf our fam ily -when our huaband ami tether, mother-in-law and grandmother and little huh and brother were called away in a lay by the death angel, and two more uf oar member were lying mi fiedi of ilekueaa, and an other just recovering from a long illness. ThoOfl were trying times fur us; those were times when we i (led sympathy and help, ami this' we got from our friends even tn the extent of fllianclal aid, which un asked was needed and gratefully re ceived, anil has done much tu dispel the clouds and make the future look , hrighter tn iih Mtm, B. L. Smith ash Children, County Cottesponbence BISMARCK. J eess Hu.vx of C3eledonia visited friends hers Kriilay. Dr. afoGoraiiok of Karmlugton was here 11 (aw Ik n rs Monday, Mrs. ('. H. liQggSlI visited rela- 1 1 lfl.l.ll..l I. ',' .1.... Iiiik.Siiw.vit f rui'lii reel two rllis .las. Murphy and J ii". Fitzpatrlck were Parmlngton viaitora Wednes day. Mra, 0, M. Lucy was elected Worthy Matron of the Baatem Star Lodge hern Friday evening;, i Id. Monger of Piedmont and s. . Nipper nf PotOBl were iiinoni.' the prominent politicians here thliweek, Win. Wallen Is putting in a foun dation lorn buoluess houae mi the old I. (). t). F. lutH on First street. . joint public Inatatlation of the newly eteOted Masonic and Kustern star officers win he held here De cember Nth. Lmils Prussia is quite sick with pneumonia, Or. Btatntner is at tending him and reporti his condi tion critical. City Marshal Pitapatrick wai sick Saturday evening and several holey Qt-of-tOWn characters took advan tage of his Illness to make them el es eontplououB, our efiicieni Poatmaater, s. D, Bryon, retires in March, after l.'i years of faithful service. No town, big or little, has had a better post master all these years than our re tiring and respected citizen. ESTHER. Or Plemiug of Parmlngton was in town profeeelouaily the Bret of the week. BeV, Win. Tallcy of Frederick town was In Bather mi business Wedneeday . Tomy, the four year old ton of Mr. and Mrs. J It. Patton, was very ill the flrnl uf the week Hev. John Dickey of Orenlte City, 111., Ih viaitlng his cousin, Mr. Frank Center, this week. Mr. and Mrs. John Trauemlohl utertained quite a ttnmber of friendi ill a birthday dinner s lay. Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Kickus uf Parmlngton apanl Sunday in Bath er the gueat of Mr. and Mrs. Ben nett Dobbins. a lurprisn party was given al the hon f Mr. and Mrs. Oliver John son Saturday night, in honor of M i-- Myrtle Thompson. Miss Bvelyne Cbeme, mualc di rector in tin Dealoge public schools ami Miss i.eah Oieaalng of Dealoge apetll Sunday afternoon with Miss Anna Nlehol, A stmk stopped in Bather Sun day, the 10th, unit left a line Kill at the Inline ol Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jmies and a line huy at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. KIiiiiuIh. Every family has need of a good, reliable Liniment. Por sprains, hruises, soreness of the and rheumal Ic pains then heiicr than Chamberlain 'a. City Dun; Store. muaclea is none Suid by BONNE TERRE. (ii nrp" Kak.' wan in Karmingtea last week. Krinmi Hail,, m jn st. Louis liiNt week. Mr. Leon Hnyder was in St. Louis I last wi ' h i Jeff I ton was in Herciilan- viUa l.'i i spent Wed- ncsday hi Elvlna, Minn Irene Hadle was in limine Terre this week. Miss Myrtle Long was home from her school Sunday. Mr. Q. S. Paraona spent a day or two In tin ulty last week. Mr. Prltl Wolf was In Farming ton last vv nek on luislness. Chan. Piatt of Flat River wan a Bonne T rre isltor last week. MIhh i . .mile Kngan returned to hat ho Flat Blver Monday. Kv. ii. i. Hartwell was In Farm I iujft in laal Thursday on bualnaaa, H. D. Kvaua and family returned I Friday from a visit to Parmlngton. There i- -ome talk of a gym nasi-1 um in the natatorlum for the High lobool. Lyman II Howe's moving pic ture allowed to a full hooae and ev eryone was satisfied, Mr. i.. o. Will lame ami daugh ter, Miss Nellie, are viaitlng rela tlviiH In the city now. Mr. Mart Hclher ami Leuard M were Parmlngton viaitora last Saturday and Sunday. Mr. ami Mrs. Henry MoParland were tin lii. sIs of Mr. and Mis. B. Williams at LeadWOOd Sunday. The local Dramatic club win put on the play, "The Man mi the Box," some time in the near future. The First Annual Poultry Show was a great meeeaa, The achoola of Bonne Terre made a splendid ahowlng The Bonne Terre Scouts last Saturday again suffered defeat at thu hands of the Parmlngton Bcouta, this time w ith a score of Qfl to tl. The Home Culture Club Will have the picture show at the Lyceum fur the hem fit of retains, funds for an other clean nil dav in limine Terre. Mra, Lewis Baumeater and two children ,.f Fast Si. Louis spent I from Thursday until tsnnday here as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Woods. The revival at Centenary Church eontlnnes with Inereaalng interest, it seems to have increased tin- at tendance at all the ohurohes in town last Sunday. The seatings al Can tennry have heeii increased p.'.'i, and at every nluhl servic es standlnu room is at a premium. Tin opposi tion to revivals on the part of the select has given way and many of them nre earnest workers. Four score and three have been convert ed or surrendered anew to the Lord, among whom are Home of the most Influential men of the town. Bight surrendered to the Lord at the men's service Sunday afternoon. The SWEETEST OF ALL See the New Lines of Pennants, Hand Bags Sofa Pillows, Etc. Suitable for Xmas Presents PEUTY'S BOOK STORE. 2 pounds for 25c in u o (A T3 C 3 C C CANDY! Nine different O c 3 kinds. All ab- S solntely fine. g It's a Candy n w bargain. Klein Grocer Co, church was peeked Tuesday night and ten conversion occurred In spite 01 tan fact that the .yman-Mowa picture show was nl the Lyceum. JAYDEE. Beams Pin haa bean mi the nick liisi lor several days but lasome bet tor at present. The public Hale at the farm of the laic t. p. Bnokner was well attend ed hint Saturday. Rev. J. M BsMMrii filled his regu lar appointment at Aulabury Chapel laril Sunday ami Sunday iin-'.t Mr. Thomas Pigg and wife of Ha zel Kim vlalted Ilia uncle, W. ('. Pigg, last Saturday and Sunday. The Aulabury Sunday School will have their closing concert and treat mi Christmas day, which will eloae the Sunday School until the lll'Ht of April next yenr. Van OunniaetMun happened to a had accident one day IiimI week While he and Robert Hood were working on Vnu'H new haru the scnffol mi which he wax standing gave way and he fell In the ground, breaking one l above the ankle. Hi Kvaua of Bonne Torre Ih at tending mi him. Several of the boys around .lay- dec have gone with Pete polk of Bonne I'errp on a deer hunt in the hills of Ste. DenevleVS county. Those From Jaydee are Jafl Pinks lon, Oeorge Riehardson, Welby Mo dreary, Mart AuBuobon, Bll By Iniftmi and Howl Bylngton, We wish 1 hem BMoena, Ueorge LRtoh of Washington county loal two children, aged two and four yearn, who died ol wl p- Ing cough and pneumonia mi the 3d Notice in Bankruptcy. jlii the District Court of the Culled I StatcH for the KiiHtern Division of the Eastern Judicial District of i Missouri, Iii the Matter uf J.C. WKSTOVKK, Haukrupt. 'o the Creditors uf J. ('. Weatover of Blvios, County ol St. Praucots, state uf aflasourl ami Dlatrlet Hfiirenaid, Bankrupt: Notloa is hereby given that on tin- 7th day of November, A. D. mil, said J. O. Weatover wan adjudicat- I ed Duo k nipt and that flrnt i in,; 1 of his creditors will he held at the 1 office of the uudersiKued Keferee In ! Bankruptcy, Room 41(i Kecuritv I ItuildiiiK, aW North Koiirth Street, j In the city of Ht. Louis, State of 1 Missouri, on the jMd day of Decern !lier, A. I). I8U, ai o'clock in the forenoon, at which time the said creditors may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine I the bankrupt and trsnsact such i other business us may properly ! come before said meeting. WALTKR D. COLES. BEICH'S Chocolates are coated thicker than Others, and the interior is so creamy it just melts in the mouth, We have from half-pound si - op to five. and not ton much ribbon or flowers just neat enough to make a -pell Xtnas prev ent. For sale at only ex clusive confectionary in tow n. O.F. ROTTGER stt - Carleton College Notes. J. B, Rymor lands the Bpworth Leak'iie next Sunday at Bt3B. The I'hl Chi I'si Society and the Sioux Literary Society are holding regular weekly meet Inge, I The young men have recently I taken to playing the old sty is root I hall gnmOf known as Boeoointlon Foot hall. .1. W. Karnch Visited the Chapel 1 last Tneaday ami addressed the itn denta, Mr Karaeh ia a member of the executive colllllliltee. The v. m. ami v. v. . a.'s. are both In nourishing condition Mr I Tremayne Is preeident nl the Y, at. C, . and Miss Chandler i presi ! denl of the v. w. c. a. while making chlorine in the lab oratory last week Paul June was 1 ho overcome by the Fumes that he was obliged to dtocontinue work For the remainder of the daj , i it teas announced Last week that j Christmas vacation would continue . two weeks Inatead of one as cata I logued, This action moves the dates For commencement exercises forward to M ay L'!i j une fi, 1 At tin Parmlngton Dlatricl Con ference of the M. K. Church Which : has been in session rrom Tuaadajr until Thursday, the Fullowiui; teach ern and students have hevn on the programs, r resident cniiiand, ad dress; Dean R M, Bmlth, address i Prof. B, C Qlover, add rose j Prof, Mead, soiil' service; ProF. McKad- oen, organist ; mihh noraaoa kfor riKH, vocal toloa; ti. v. Hueted, ad dress ; a. Treimiyiie, addreaa) w. T. street , addreaa i .1 . .1 Prultt, choriH- ter and addre-s; and of the alumni C. II Deniiian. Itev. T. J. tildcon. ami Be M. o. Morris had ad dresses. Also Itev. W. T. Wright, of st. Louis, president of the board of trustees, sp.,ke Wednesday night, A Christmas present of a six mouths' neliolarship in the Moothart Business College wili be one 01" the most valu able and lantiiip presents any parent can give to a son or dau pliter. When your feel are wet ami cold and your body chilled through and through From expoaure, take a bin dose of Chamberlains Cough Rein ed..', bathe your feet in hot water be fore going to hed, and you are ! most certain to ward off a -even cold. Kor sale by City Drue Store. Auction Sale or high class Poland China Hugs al the Andrew Wilde; hum, STK. ( i K x EV I E v E, Missouri, on Saturday, December 23, 1911, Twenty-fin- head nt gnwl Individ uals of fashionable breeding ser viceable young Hears, ttnd Bows and (lilts, reproaentlng the hesi and most fashionable blood lines known to the Poland China Family. IF you are in need of something good in the line nt hik'h class hogs, do not fall to attend thiH sule. These hogS will go to the highest bidder without reserve or iiy-bidding. The sale starts at 1 o'clock p. in. sharp. W. K. HCHADE, GEO. K. HEIBERT, Jackson, Mo. Thus. It. Straugbau, Auctioneer. I Referee in Bankruptcy.