Published Every Thursday by The Farmington Times Printing Company.
FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO.. DECEMBKB .21. 1011.
B flRcrrv Cbrietmae
To each and all our custo
mers; may the patron Saint
of the season be good to you
and fill your stockings with
all that your hearts desire.
Only two days more Friday and
Saturday in which to make your
purchases for Cliristmas gifts. We
haw n lot of nice things which have
been overlooked in our advertisements that will
make the choicest kind of Christmas gifts. Come
and let us show you.
The daintiest thing yet, just received this
week-a line of beautiful AUTO HOODS
something new and unique. A most de
lightful article for a Christmas present to
sweetheart, wife or sister. Don't fail to
Cole & Nixon Mercantile Co.
THE CONCERT WAS JUST FINE
Paraungton put Itaelf on the map!
Tuesday night ai 1 muilcal center,
fur tin- work uf the Schubert Or- Will b.
cheatra under the direction of Mr.
Hugh Porter liai never 1 a mh
celled in the Opera House. The or-
chest i compound of Mr, Hugh
I'nrter, director, .Mr. Paul Jones
and Miss Natti Dalaaajr, violin ;
August Beoge, baaartol) Mr. Oil vat
dwardi, cornet : Mr. John Robin -son,
trombone; Mr. Cbartaa MaOar
Hqr, clarinet, and Miss Bthal Mor
riH, plana, Mr. Torpln of Bonna
Terra manipulated the mare and
...-K. I. rani
TOWN AND VICINAGE
M. Doss is
M rs. J11I111
Mra. Philip Good is flatting frlanda
in Si. i.iMiis.
Mr. Paul Oavoe wasT in St. Louii
on business this week'
Mr. Bb Cole "i Blaokwall aii 1
Fariiilngton visitor Monday.
Horn, December U, 11)11. to the
wife of Mr. JelT Oar aid, a hoy.
Mr. I). J. Hunks of Hismarck was
a Furmlugtnn rleltor Tuesday.
The local hanks will all he closed
Christmas and New Year's days.
Miss Clara Frey of Cape (iirar
dean is visiting Mra. M. K. Smith.
Horn, December m, 1111, to the
wife of Mr. W. H. Agnow, a daugh
ter. Wrs. (). W. Bleeek has returned
bona from u visit to friends in St.
Mr. T. H. Whitworth ol Hismarck
was transuding husiness in Farm
Kok Hknt t)ne large room with
alcove, heat, electric light and hath.
Address I'. 0, Itox KB.
Mr. Kennett Uillospie of St. Louis
visited his parents, Mr and Mrs. K.
B. tlllleHiiie, thin week.
Miss Alma Smith entertained for
Miss let t rude McCormick last Sat
urday with a 'inen shower.
Mr. V. H. Morris left this week
for Campbell, Mo., to spend the hol
idays with his son, J. B. Morris.
Minn Hertha Spangh, w-lio has
been In St. Louis under medical
treatment, Is expected home this
Mra. Horace Mhaw and her little
grandson, Horace, are here visiting
Mrs. Shaw's sinter, Mrs. U. V.
Kern McCormick, who is attend
ing the State University at Colum
hia, will he home this week to apend
Mra. Mollle Lung, who haa been
at Hot Springs for aeveral woeks
had gone to Sikeaton to visit friends
for several weeks.
.Mra. (banes r. Clurny and son,
Biffin, came up from Nevada, Mo.,
to spent the holidays with her moth
er, Mrs. A. J. Leathers.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Hellmau and
their daughter, Miss Hazel, of
Springfield, Mo., are aponding the
week with Mrs. J. H. Jones.
Found Near residence of Mr. V.
S. Miller, a scarf pin, which the
owner may get hy calling at The
Times office and descrihlng im.
Deputy Grand Master George H.
of the Masonic Grand Lodge
was here Monday inspecting and
approving the new Masonic Temple.
The local Organized Chairty Asso
ciation are considering the practica
ahil'ty of starting a wood yard, to
glvt employment to persons out of
Lieut. Alex Wilson of the V. 8.
Army will spend a ten-days furlough
will; his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. M. Wilson, during the holidays
Misses Kmily Mntkiu, Dorrll
Swink and Mary Henderson go to
Charlaaton to spend the holiday!
witli their, friend, Miss Baalle How
Mrs Qanaviava C. Logan, who
has baan in New Orleans visiting
her sister, Mrs. B, G. Simmons,
for several weeks, will he home mi
Miss Maud Montgomery, teacher
of modern languages at the ( ape
Olrardeau Normal, will spend the
holiday! with her sister, Mrs. W.
Miss Kstelle liickok of Columhla
will arrive here Saturday to spend
the holidays with her mother and
brother, Mrs. M. H. Hohnett and
Rev. C. B. Hickok.
Mrs. J. K. Swink, Jr., of near
Llbertyvllle, was in town this week
visiting her parents, Judge and Mrs.
Jeff i). Mitchell, and doing her
Hev. C. K. hickok has been ap
pointed District Deputy Lecturer of
the Forty-eighth District of the Ma
sonic Grand Lodge. This district
embraces about fourteen lodges.
The recital hy pupils of the music
and expression classes of Klmwood
Seminary Inst Saturday evening
was an enjoyable anair and was
well attended hy friends of the
Miss Theressa Coleman of Old
Mines will he here to attend the
wedding of her cousin, Miss Ger
trude McCormick," next Morula-. .
also Miss Kinma Haunell of Spring
Mr. Philip Pipkin and Mr. Fox of
St. F'rancols came over Tuesday
evening to the concert accompanied
hy Miss Olga GofT jf Desloge and
Miss Hlanche Hllharz of Kiver
Miss Lavluia Itozier will he home
this week to spend the holidays
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. K
A. Kozier. Mr. and Mrs. Paul H.
I. tiling will come up from Cape Gi
Judge Harold H. Smith of Ta
looga, Okla., whose marriage with
Miss Florence McCormick is to take
place next Monday, arrived here
Tuesday and Is the guest of his
brother, Dr. O. A. Smith.
Mrs. Florence Nichols of Chicago
is here and her husband, Mr. H. N.
Nichols, will arrive Saturday, tu bo
here at the marriage of Mra. Nlch
ol's sister, Miss Gertrude McCor
mick, to Judge Harold H. Smith on
The pupil of the collegiate depart
ment of F.Imwuod Seminary enoyed
a pleasant social tea Tuesday after
noon and evening, and the primary
department one Wednesday morn
ing, before leaving for their hotnei
for ther holidays.
Messrs. W. C, Eaves, Clios. F'ran-
risco, Newt Stone, Milt Spaugh and
Dr. C. A. Tetley went to Honne
Torre last Monday to attend a de
groe meeting of the Royal Arch Ma
son?. Mr. Francisco and Mr. Stone
and Mr. Spaugh were inducted into
the mysteries of the Royal Arch degree.
Home Oafltiag March
in future "lulu ol llouUjil
Xha Laaoeol Kaaaaa rii i.i trauma
Mua nym luiiard
VUlon ot sleep lvalues iliilil l.ellwl
t ry or liaclu'l. Muij I nne r suiter
M i 0, Nelion
eieaaaSar laatnat aaad irriaaSeiNb
Ooacmrta la u Minor, up. to,
NO. I, Hr.l MOTIBUBti .llitna IniMnltvIn
Mtin tthel HarMi
Accoinnniileil mi aeeond puno Uf
Him Nettle llelimey
Willow Urovt March K. lorentlao
overture, poet and Ptesent rraai snipe
sanllfbt Harriet W are
Mrs.t ii. Nelson
i, ramie T'TTttlB "Babll In
Toy land" Victor Htrben
,i i slumber soo Bear? Van Dyfee
(to The Wiad non
Mtta arrd Dlllard
Atl Alone Harry VoaTUmf
NEW MASONIC TEMPLE
TO Bo; DEDICATED DEC. 30
rk on the new Masonic Temple
unpleted this week and the
Farmington LoSga win move into it
Friday, December gjth. At that
M me the building will be dedicated,
th" lodge cotiaecrnted and formal
posiesilon taken by the local lodge.
A large number of' visitors are ex
pected front the neighboring Masonic
llodRes throughout the county and
tin- Masonic district.
The but fating la two stories with
hbaiemenl for holler room. The en
! tire structure will he used for. Ma
sonic purposes, t. fli-Ht Hoy being
(given over to social life ana recrea-j
lUon It consists of u large room
It! fin open lire nlace. clonk itml
I rooms and kitchen.
program opened with the
Coming March, anil from
that tin each number was so hearti
ly applauded that an encore was
given The unusually dtSHoutt ovar
tnre, "I'oel and Peasant," was giv
en with a vigor and expression that
delighted muafaj lovara, and hut
added to the laurel already won
earlier in the evening.
M rs. C. o. Nelson, (lyric . .prune,
gave the "Cry of Kachel," respond
ing to tbi' encore with a bright little
song, und later In the evening,
"Sunlight," ad In a manner to dis
play the wonderful range of her
wonderful voice. Mrs Nelson's
friends are always so glud to hear
mug, ior sue never iiisaipoints , cloaatl
tbem iii u great pleasure.
SUM Hynl Dlllard made ber bow
to a Farmington audfamoa as a
reader, and won her audience nt
once by her graphic rendering of
the "Lance of Kanana," with Its
pathos and tragedy. She responded
to the very hearty encore with a lit
tle selection. In the seoond part ot
the program she had two numbers,
Vim DjrkVa "Slumbar song" and
"The Wind," which were delight
fully rendered, showing rare gift of
Miss Bthal Morris presided at the
Th" second Moor designed for
lodge purposes has the lodge room,
n ssary ante looms and it large
storage room. The lodge room is ,'il
by 33 feet and will he lighted by
forty electric lamps. Two large or
MUnental beams give a finished ef-
j feet to this room.
The woodwork is finished through-
out the building in a dark olive
fjreen. The furniture of the lodge
Its' il, some of which has already
Ibeeh received, wiil he finished in
old Kngllah and harmonise! nicely
with the woodwork.
The program of the dadleatlon
Mnrelaaa will ba published next
week It is expected that some of
j Mm offloara of the Grand Lodge of
.Missouri will D8 Bbta toba present.
"UNCLE BILLY" EDWARDS DEAD
Mr. Wm. Fdwards, lamillurly
known as "UftOl Hilly," was found
dead in Ills bed Wednesday morn
ing, December L'U, by his housekeep
er, lie had been up town Tuesday
afternoon, and she said ha had been
unusually Wetlvi during I ha day.
Bel retiring in the evening she
went into his room and he was ly
ing across his bed, asleep
To our Friends and Customers, pres
ent and prospective, we extend the
We wish to remember and remind
all that our interests are inseperable
and that in serving ourselves we help
each other. And so we trust to in
crease friendliness with all and wish
each and every one a Merry Christ
mas and Prosperous New Year.
Farmington. Flat River.
CHRISTMAS CHURCH AND
SUNDAY SCHOOL EXERCISES.
Mi V. Church A Christmas tree
and program ol approprtata music
und recitations Monday night
M. K. Church, South- Interesting
program by the children and a
she i Christmas tree Monday night
put some coul in
piano as accompanist in her usual , stimulation
efficient manner. During the even
ing sue gave a Kublnsteln Concerto,
accompanied on the second piano hy
Miss Nettle Deluuey.
Both Mr. 1'orter and his orchestra
ure to be congratulated on the mag
nificent manner in which they ac
corded throughout this very dlfllcult
program, and we hope to hear more
of them later.
the Itors and went to her own room
upstaits. W ednesday morning, on
going t, his rOOBI) she found him
lying in the same position, and mi
examination found that he was
Il is supposeil (hilt lie muv
have been dead the evening before
' when she thought him asleep. "I'n
Jcle Hilly" was about HI or No years
of age. His wife died some years
, ago, and he leaves no children. Af
, tar the death of his wife he removed
. from his farm to Farmington and i
i bought a home where he baa since
I n living. An impiest was held!
over bis body and the verdict of the I
jury was t hut ha died from unknown
OaUSaa. He was In the habit of I
drinking quite freely ai times, and
Ibis sudden death may probably have
resulted from old age and over-
Klein Grocer Co,
The teachers of Elmwood Semi
nary go home to spend the holidays
Miss Winn, president, to St. Jo
seph, Mo. Miss Slane, teacher of
expression, to I'eoria, 111.; Miss
Dickson, matron, to Independence,
Mo. Miss Haugaii, musical direc
tor, to Wisconsin! Miss Gibb, teach
er of mathematics, to Columbia.
Mo.; Miss Kelso, Instructor In lan
guages, will apend the holiday! with
friends in Farmington and Freder
"MY LADY OK THE NORTH."
This thrilling "love story of a
gray Jacket" has to do with the civil
war. The first chapters appeared in
The Times last week, and will con
tinue from week to week till fin
ished. It lias already excited the
interest of some of the reader of
The Times. Do you like a good
story? Then read this one it is
worth the price of the paper. If yon
ure not a subscriber of The Times
subscribe now, und we will send
you the paper with the beginning of
the story, so that yon will not miss
any of It.
THE KROEUER RECITAL.
It was announced In the papers
veral weeks ago that Mr. E. K.
Kroeger would give a piano recital
ut the Farmington Opera House
some time during the present month.
(In oecount of various reimoiiu b..
was unable to come ns early as ex- j
petted, but will bo here Monday,
January Skfa, when It Is hoped our
people WfU avail themselves of the
opportunity to hear this great pian
ist. Mrs. Claudia Haaan White, form
erly regent for California of the;
American Woman's League, hut
now connected with the department
ill I'lilverslty City, St Louis, was
here Monday and met the membari
of the League at the residence of
Mrs. F;. A. Hozier. She gave a very
etlt raging account of the outlook
for the League, now that Mr. E. A.
Lewis has won all the sillts brought
against him, and his own suit
against the Host Office Department.
Mrs. White left Tuesday for Honne
Terre, where they have a chapter
bouee and a large membership.
Hog! ore dying of cholera in Hlod
dard county, one man having lost
hog worth f200.
Haptist t'niiich Christmas enter-
lalnmanl by the Sunday School
I Sunday night Christmas Bve.)
Christian Church Literary and
. musical exercises by the Sunday
School in which the isiiUdrsn will
take u conspicuous part Sunday
night Christinas Five... after which
there will he a distribution of can-1
dies and fruits.
Lutheran Church The Children
of the I'urocbiul and Sunday schools I
will give an entertainment with an.!
propriute program, to be followed 1
with distribution ot presents from
Catholic Church High mass at
ii u. m., low mass ut H"a. in., and
high mass ami sermon by Father
Scbnetz of St. Louis I'niversity at
10 a. m. Christmas day. Children's
exercises at the school this Thurs
Presbyterian UtlUTOb BzarclMI
Oh) istmus Eva 0lnday evening I of
musical and literary numbers com
posed by the pastor, Hev. C. K.
Hickok. Also an enierluinuieu'
and Christinas tree on Tuesday ev
ening, December LHith. Both pro
grams will be given by the young
people of the Church and Sunday
HOLIDAY VACATIONS AT
THE LOCAL SCHOOLS
K Imw I -Wednesday noon, Dec.
SB, to Wednaaday morning, Jan. 3.
Lutheran Friday afternoon, Doo.
SEi, to Tuesday morning, Jan. I,
Catholic - Thursday afternoon.
Dee n, to Wednaaday morning,
Oarloton Friday noon, Dec.
Tuaaday morning, Jan t,
Mootbart's Friday noon,
'.'J, to Tuesday morning, Jim 2.
I'ublic Friday afternoon, D
to Tuesday mowing, Jan 1!.
i Winter term begina Tues
day. Jan. 2, 19i2. President
Moothart will give additional
information if desired.
trr m r
LICENSED 10 MARRY.
Dec I, Frank Vivod and Mary
Jamuleky or Bonna Terre.
Uth, Frank McFnrland and Misn
Boulah v. Praanoll of Knob Lick.
14th, William H. Waddle and Miss
May Cook of Dee Hun.
14th. W. C. Hoyd of Desloge and
Miss Maggie Johnson of Jaydee.
ltith, Oolloa Hardy of Desloge and
MisB Millie Hunt of Ksther.
Kith. J . H. Hertz and Miss Nellie
sisk of BlamaMk.
Ilith, James Pookatt, and Miss
i nil a Campbell of Desloge.
Ilith, J. Davenport of Frederick-
town and Miss Ksther I'lumer of
loth. Lottie Keagnn and Miss
Mary BowUu of Fiat River.
Uth, Milton B. Lavy and Miss
Moggie M. Cameron of Fiat River.
19th, Casper B. Kindle of F'.sther
and Miss Kthcl Oibion of Farming
ton, Itth, Sum Chamberlain and Miss
Mpry Adam of Flat Rlvef,
Winter term begina at Moot
hart Buai2B8 College Tues
day. .'an. 2, una. New
classes will then be organized.
Toung people should plan to
enroll and get ready for good
office poBitlona, which will be
furnished. Write to, or call
on President Moothart for
Many cattle all over the State are
reported al dying from eating dis-
REDUCED HOLIDAY RATES
ON H. R. ,v B T. R R
During the holidays, from Dec
'-- !. SI inclusive, and from
Dec. 31 to Jan. I, inclusive, tickets
will he sold on the M. H. A II. T.
Railroad between all points at one
mid one-third regular fare lor round
trln, protecting tt minimum of 25
cents and adding sufficient lo make
all rales end in 0 or 6. The same
basis will anply between all station
on the Missouri Pacific, St. L. I.
M. A H. -xept Ht Joseph) and be
tween .i points on 8t. L. I. M. A
S in MUsourl, Arkansas and Louisiana.
Department is com
plete with the best
line to be had. Spe
cial box prices.
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