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Published Every Thursday by The Formington Times Printing Company. FA UMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY MO., NOV. 21, 1912. Volume 39: Number 47 ANYTHING SUGGESTED BY THE THOUGHT OF YOUR THANKSGIVING DINNER In planning your Thanksgiving Dinner, you will naturally think of McKINNBY'S 8tore. The fol lowing items will assist you in completing vour list c4 (rood UiniLr: Fresh Oysters They make th" Turkey dress iiiK batter, r fesUcloua anyway you me tin-in. Celery Oun Is fresh, atul w have aplenty of it. Pickles All the famous, choicest Brand at your service. Cali. 119 fob SEASONABLE FRESH FRUITS McKINNEY'S TOWN AND VICINAGE Dec 7 i Seven Cent Day. Mrs. Blta Buck Is seriously 111, I'ure Linaeed Oil 7f cents per gal Ion at Mell A Phillips'. Mrs. Jones McKinney visited re latives in Kredericktown Inst week. Everything from every where, at Pelty'B. Mrs. H. L. White of Washington OUIinty has been visiting relatives here. Miss Maggie Mene visited the family of Itev, S. P. Brite in Da Soto last week. Miss Mary Koaar of Frederick town is the truest of Miss Hess Mr Hrien this week. Mrs. J L, Qofl and daughter, Miss Olga, of Deslnge, visited Mrs. J. H.Jones Wednesday. Mrs. Kli.aheth Ward of Denver, Colo., is here visiting her niece, Mrs. Robert A. Swink. Mr and Mrs. Max McUlure and children have none to Oklahoma to visit relatives for several weeks. Vouag Johnson have sold a third interest In their new and second-hand furniture store to Kd. Brewer. Jtio to the Opera House on the af ternoon and evening ol December ' and find out the meaning of a 7-cent baiar. It will be interesting. Mis. a. R VenBlokle of Liberty- ville left this week for Los Angeles, Cal, to spend the winter with her daughter. Mrs. K. W. l-unk. The foundation of tb new Tetley building is finished, the brick and lumber are on the ground anil hrick- laying will lie began at once. At the State Teachers' Associa tion just held at Springfield, Mo., Prof. Loilll Thieluian of Bonne Terre was elected first vice presi dent. Listen to the jingle of the belli It means the Harhain wagon full of good things is in the neighborhood and you can select what you need at once. li you have any furniture that needs repairing or overhauling, re member that yon can have it done in Brat-olall order at Young A John son's furniture store. M 1. and Mrs. John McBrlen and little daughters, Gladys, Anna anil I'rsala. and son Archie, are visit ing friends and relatives in St. Louis this week. Vou will need paraflno paper to wrap ii' candies and cakes, now that the holiday season approaches. Oel a nice big package for a nickel at Petty ' Hook Store. QUI 0. Nations, who has been Of fice foreman of the Arcadia Valley Knterprise, at Ironton, the past lew months, has this week bean promoted to the position of manag ing editor of that paper. Former State Senator John I.. Bradley of Dee lege was in town Tuesday. The Senator is an appli cant tor the position of Stale Labor Commissioner, which be hopes to iret when Uovernor-elect Major Is installed, and In- will have some in fluential back in. in Ms quest. Coffees Tin- hetter the Bfter-dlnner Clip of Coffee, the hetter the dinner un.v Dinner' Fruit Cakes The highest-grade material, and no end of pains on the part of the Maker, make our Fruit Cakes as good as the Host. McKinney's Bread Ideal for Thanksgiving Dill" Fine line of Juvenile Hooks at I'elty's. Make your selection at onoe, While the stock is fresh You will he sure to find what you want, and if you don't Hud It, it will I r- dered for you . The Junior Missionary Society of the M. K. Church, South, will give a baaar and social in the Sunday School room of the church on the evening of November J7th. Kvery hody invited. The Times wants a live corres- pondent in every town, poet ofBce and rural route in the county to chronicle the happenings and per sonal matters of Interest to each. We will try to make It worth while to such correspondents. Write us and learn what we have to otter. Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Delauey and Miss Nettle wont to Kredericktown Wednesday afternoon on account of tin- death of Mrs. Delaney's father, Mr. William T. Mounce, who died Wednesday morning from heart fail ure, age 7h years. He is survived by his wife, who is 73 years old, and two children. Henry Moiiim 1 Kredericktown and Mrs. I). L. De aney, The family has the sym pathy of their friends. "Kvery thing from everywhere" is the l'clty slogan this year. If you don't believe it, just take a look at the windows and counters See ing is believing. Bhop early for Christmas! and do it at 1'elty's. FOR YOl U Thanksgiving DIN N 10 K fJOLE A NIXON MKKCAN T1LK co. UFFBB Vol BOMB RARE DELICACIES. Pint, leave your order with us EARLY for a TUR KEY. Fruits Uallfo Lemon (Ming Peaehee, sljced, per can 39e Oallfo Apricots, pei- can . iUle Uallfo White Cherries, pr can 30c MariOhlnl Cherries, per bottle Hie Pride Of Hawaii Pine Apples, per can 25c and Loganberry Preiervei, pr hot. Olives, plain and stuffed, 10 4 Kancy Evaporated Peaches Prunei , per pound Ralllni and Currants, per lb. Cranberries, the uloe RKD kind, J quartt for Kresh Krults at all times. ;l.'.c aoe 'JoC v.t 10c Vegetables Califo AapgragUI Tips, ' can, :mi Delicious Corn, '.'cans for 2fic iiood Corn , .1 cans for 20a Standard Tomatoes, per can, 10c Kancy String Means per can, lllc Seine's Cork and Beam Hie Pumpkin, S cans for 111.- Cole & Nixon Mercantile Co. Phon I'hone HK8 ARNOLD CONFESSES SHE AND DR FRE8NELL HELD FOR INFANTICIDE. Mrs. Minnie Arnold last Tuesday made a full confession in connec tion with the body of the baby found near town on the jith Inst., an ac count of whtch was given in The Times last week, in which she im plicates both herself and Dr W. R, I'resnell. who are now In jail held on a charge of murder in the first degree. Suspicious circumstances led to the arrest . i f Mrs. Arnold and Dr. I'resnell tin' latter part of last week. The woman was placed In jail and Dr. I'resnell was released on bond. On Tuesday of this week Mrs. Ar nold the whole story to the Proae cntlng Attorney hi the presence of Wltneeses, the result of which was that Dr. I'resnell was re arrested and placed in jail on a charge of murder in the first degree. Mrs. Arnold, whose husband has been a patient at State Hospital No. 4 for several years, was working at the st. Francois Hotel Bhe became pregnant and privately consulted Dr. I'resnell. The child, s rding to the woman's story, was born in the room she occupied at the hotel, Dr. I'resnell alone attending her. After the babe was horn it was placed in a trunk where it was kept for a week before an opportunity presented itself for the body to be taken away secretly and hidden un der a log near the Delusler branch bridge just west of town. It was first discovered by sonic little col I ored boys, who carried it out to the , road and left it, where it was shortly i afterwards seen hy some one pass j ing and reported to the authorities. I The tests made at the Inquest ' showed that the child had been horn ! alive. The woman says she did not touch it alter it was horn. Mr. It. A. Swink, who has been 'retained to defend Dr. i'resnell, i when seen stated that he hud noth ing ut this time to (ive to the pub I He, but that he had examined into the evidence to some extent and was sure that the evidence on the trial of the case would fully exou , eraie the Doctor and that he would l,e acquitted. AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT NEAR FLAT RIVER An automobile accident occurred ! on the rock road near Klat River Tuesday afternoon In which Michael ; J. Oil! of St. Louis, Democratic ' nominee for Congress from the ' Twelfth district In the recent cam paign, was badly hurt. In the party besides Mr. Oil! were J N. Shan non of Blvina, Henry Davis and William Romlne of Homo Terre, i Mr. Romlne, to whom Ho- machine belonged, driving, They were go. ing at a pretty lively clip, when the machine skidded and tumbled into a ditch, throwing them out. Mr. Hill struck a telegraph pole, badly ' wrenching his hack and bruising his i body and legs. The other three, fortunately, were only slightly in jured They telephoned from a , near-hy Ionise to Klat River for a I doctor and a rig, and Mr. oni was I hurried to town, where his Injuries I were found not to he as serious as : it was first thought they were. He ! was able to return to St Louis ' Tueeday evening, and if he were not I internally injured hy his impact : with tiie post will probably be all right in a lew days. The ma chine was badly wrecked TUBERCULOSIS LECTURE Dr. George Dock of Washington I University, st. Louis, win deliver a ! lecture nn Tuberculosis at the opera ; House lii Klat River at s o'clock on Friday evening, Nov. 22, Every- . body is invited to attend this enter ! estim; free lecture, given under the I auspices of the Mother's Club of I Klat River, Doctors In the sur- rounding section are especially in- I vi ted to h- ai the lecture, Kriduy even ing, November '."J, at the Opea House In Flat River. Subject. Tubercu losis. UNION THANKSGIVING SERVICE AT M. E CHURCH The Union Thanksgiving will be lo-ld this year at the Methodist I Bplaoopai Church, the sermon be ing preached by Bev. J, at. Bailey of the Christian Church, and the I music being in charge of the coin- I hiued choirs of the participating I churches. The service win begin promptly at 10:90 and close not later i than UlifO. NOTICE TO HUNTERS. Banter are hereby notified and 'warned uol to bent on my farm. 1 1 K. K. STKAl LiHAN. CALLED HOME EARLY Willie Maker, son of Mr. and Mrs (I. N. Baker, passed into rest Sat urday at i n, November 16, 1912. Willie had been sick I'OT several days, hut was not thought to be seriously ill, until Friday afternoon. It was then decided that an Imme diate operation was necessary, and J Dr. Morfll of st. Louis came by the night train ami performed the opera tion about 1:30 a. ni Saturday. Af-j ter lingering a few hours in great j suffering, he quietly fell asleep. Willie gave bis heart to Christ j about two years ago, and has always been a true and loyal worker for his Master. He was always found in bis place in the Hlble School and church services, and tried to bring ; some one with bin. His Bible School and Church will greatly miss htm, but we realize that our loss Is his eternal gain . The funeral services were con-i ducted by his pastor, from the I Christian Church Monday '1 p. in. Interment in K. of P, Cemetery. He leaves, to mourn Ids going, a! father, mother, brother, and many relatives and friends, and his family have the deepest sympathy of all in this dark hour Farewell little friend, you cannot come to ns, hut we can BOOM to vou. KM I'AMTDK. DINNER THANKSGIVING ONE DOZEN ( M tlic good things which vou will want to keep in mind while planning your ThafnkBgh ing 1 tinner: l- CELBBY ! LETTUCE 8 CRANBERRIES 4 o bang eh 5 MAX AX AS (i CALIFORNIA tiliAI'KS 7 DATES FKJS These are not the broken and crushed kinds, hut the solid oval halves of excellent quality. 9 LEMONS 10 lLK APPLES, BUCBO 11 WELCHE'H urape JUICE 12 POULTEY, Ai.iv oi Dmmmcd Canned Tomatoes This is a special To good quality which soiling cheap; a largi Prl inly 10c. are ran Snider's Catsup All Who have used it "There's none bett Lars bottle, price o.'h-. Pickles We are prepared to fill rders, and till th 'in to perfect satisfaction, in you r your Itber l i I. I., S W K. K T or HOUR PICKLES Apples We make it a point to keep plenty of (iOOl) Apples in -tuck Call 80 fo. apples al ways. Klein Grocer fa ADVERTISED LETTERS. i Remainlg in Farmlngton Poal Office and it not called for before Dec. M will be sent to the Dead i Letter Office: I .I.C. ItllSSel. Ah en Dato. Ralph Austen. Louis W. Hughes. 1 1 T. Robinson. L. A . Town send, John Boosting. Mr. Oaae. s. c Ramsey. Miss. Lena Meyer. Miss. Maud Hudson. FERGUSON BURKS. Mr. Kltner W. Ferguson and Miss Hint R, Burks, both of Farmlngton, i were quietly married at the home of ! the officiating minister, Bev. J, M. Bailey, Saturday. Nov. Id, at 7: HO a. 111. After a few days abSOUOt the; I will make their home in Farming I ton. Their many friends wish them j a long and bappy voyage thri ' life. Food Demonstration 11 KR. G. W. BARHAM takes Dleasure in announcing to the people of Farm ington and vicinity that he will have a Food Demonstration at his Sanitary Bak ery and Store on Friday and Saturday, No vember 22d and 23d. The celebrated Curtice Canned Fruits and Vegetables will be shown in all their va riety. The H einz products 57, count 'em will be on display and to sample. Sunshine will fill the room where the Loose-Wile delicious Cakes are shown, and Norwine's celebrated coffee will be furnished free, as everything else will be. Everybody come! Friday and Saturday, this week, and not only taste all these things, but find a souvenir waiting to carry home. Don't forget the days. MRS WOOD DIES, AGED 87. Mrs Martha Wood, who made her I ie with her daughter, Mrs. Ken,, Hayless, at Knob Lick, died No vember I'J, IBM, aged 87 years, II months and IS days. She was born in Severe county, Teun., November -7, MM, and came to this State with her parents at the age of seven years, Bits was llrst married to Reuben Harpes in IfMV, and to this union were horn two sons and three daughters HeorgO RafaeS Of Knob Lick, Martin Harnes of Klat River. I Mrs. Josephine Mlddleton of Flat River, Mrs. Mary Williams of In. logo, and Mrs. It Hayless of I Knob Lick. She also leaves a sis ter at Ironton. Kor about seven years she bad been helpless Funeral services were conducted at the Knob Lick Church hy Klder (Jeorge C. Moore of Doe Jt ,ft,,r which iiiierioe,,, was mane m t be Knob Lick cemetery. CIVIL 8ERVICE EXAMINATION An examination for clerk will be held at the post-ofllce in this city on Dec. IS, UU2. Age limit, IS to tfi years, on the date of the examina tion. Married women will not be admitted to tl semination , This prohibition, however, does not ap ply to women who are divorced or those who are separated from their husbands and support themselves. Applicants must he physically sound, and male applicants must be not less than G feet -I inches m height without I ts or si s, and Weigh not less than I2u pounds with out overcoat or hat. For application blanks and lor lull Information relative to the examin ation, uualifloationa, duties, aalar les, VHcatioim, promotions, etc., ad dress immediately, K. Itayinoiid Nixon, Secretary Board ol Civil Service Examiners, Post-offlos Farmlngton, Mo. ELM WOOD NOTES Miss Itose QlbbS Visited l I II 1 1 v in Kestus last week. The Faculty will be at home to their friends next Kridav aft moon, Nov. '.".I. 'lb.- V. w. 0. a. wlllpreeent Miss "Fearlees and Co." in the ehapel Dec, I" Watch bir further an nouncements. Misses Charlotte Martin and Emily Hull will represent the V. W. C A. at the conference which will he held Nov. L'J-'J-I, at Lebanon, III. Mi-s Mabel Powell Shine, tl x- pression teacher of last year, vis ited the sol I last week. Miss Winn ai mpanied her to st. Louis Saturday. The V. W. C. A. observed the week of prayer the past week. A joint session of the Carleton and Klmwood Associations was lo-ld on Sunday afternoon. There were pray er meetings In the Klmwood Ll liVaiv every evening. SEVEN-CENT BAZA R Tin Voung Ladles Aid Presbyterian Uburcb will Seveu-Ceii! l'.azar at the Bottse D ce:i. hi r 7th. Never. 1 h.. m .-. who rood out of the bold a Opera to meet take the ibl ' ver happens to CHTfRCH NOTICE8. M E. Church, South The Sunuay School will hold a Special Rally Day Servh i next Sunday morning at Biifi. Special Program. Kvery church m her is Urged to attend the Kally Day meet Ing L. It. Jknkinh, Castor. Christian Church. Services next Lord's day as us ual. Bible School at in a. tn. Re- mber it is the annual offering for Home Missions. Lei evsry clasM be present with its fun apportion ment, Sermon II a m. and 7::) p in. Every ewe invited to be pre--ent. The Missionary Society will ob serve ('. W. H. M. Day the first Sunday evening in December. There will be an (nSsrestlne nrwram am i are cordiall v i n v ited to attend the I services. All members ot the s., lety are ri que . M ited to be Bailky, present Minister Methodist Episcopal Church. Much interest will center in the i Sunday School because of the cam : paign to reach an average attend j anee Of tWO hundred ami fifty for the bale f 101 No doubt every teacher Is determined to see that th quota assigned to bis or her class is reached, and every member of the School who was absent last Sunday DUghl to do his best to be on hand, not only for his own good but to aid his sclo ml in achieving what It has set out to do. The Bpwortli Leag it this church will he host to thu other young people's societies of the town at the devotional n ting hour next Sunday, (i ;iu p. m. Tin- young pie of tin churches not liBViug such 'an organisation as well as those j who limy not belong to the organ iSS I tion In their church, are also in I Vlted I ne. Tb titlg will ho held in the new basement audltor llum, entrance to which may he had at both the Kast and West doors of I the church. Preaching service will he held as usual at the morning hour, but the evening service will give way to a union meeting atoning the week of observance of Home Missions, as planned for this time by lb- inter- d minatlonal commission, notice of which will he found elsewhere in (his paper. J. w. Borah, I'astor. Resolutions of Sympathy. Since the all Wise Father in His kind providence has seen fit to call to Himself the sou of Mr. and Mrs. 0, N. Bejfcer, we, the members of the faculty of Carleton College, do extend our sympathy to the be reaved family. And in this their time of intense u-rief and sorrow we commend them to the comfort and sustaining grai f Ood who stone is able to give strength and support N . H . CONSKN AVBR, C. V. QfUattetMBi Committee. FOR SALE HOME GROWN TOBACCO R. .1). N. Ii Plv Farmlngton u i- Mo.