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Pitted Published Every Thursday by The Farminton Times Printing Company. FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY MO.. JANUARY 28, 1918. Volume 40; Number 4 KARSCH'S semi-annual SHOE SALE Begins Saturday Morning, Jan. 25, and Will Continue 30 Days 11IQ REDUCTIONS IN SHOES for Men. Women and Children. All Hosiery ;it Bargain Prices. His Reduc duttions in Felt Slippers, Leggina, etc. Come and get your share of these bargains. TOWN AND VICINAGE Mix. Itlilni' I .a i ik v ihitor Wednesday. Dr. T. r. Wall a KiiniiiiiL'tun isid w u-- 1,'UliS llitlll til' M uiidiiv HaMlalaaobn Quarto! ui the Opera House to-morrow i Friday i nik'ht .i c. Oailoway was of Frederick town was in Pennington mi busi ness Wednesday. Miss Lorn lift- .Morrill Mas tn st. Louis to vi.u relet ivsi C'lllo (or ii couple of weeks. Dr. J ! 1 1 ti H. Ureves Iiun rented Mrs. Mollis Long's residence in Parmington and will locate In Farm in Kto n . Born, January 17, 1813, tn tha wife oi .Mr. Harry Thomure of Bonne Terra, a daughter. Mrs, Thomure was MIhh Anna Vance. Mr. V. It. WillianiM Of Route No. i wiik transacting, boainaai in town Tu esdoy and fuvored The Times witii an appreolatad call -Mrh. K. A. Ku.ler has none to 'ape Girardeau to visit her daugh ter, Mrs. Paul Lemlng, and little grand aon, Edward Roaler Laming. Reonember the Mendelssohn (tusr trt at the Opera House to-morrow (Friday) evening. The third num ber or too Lyceum Conroe, Kied Hrlicck has opened a meat hop in tlic liulldliiK next to illl ton's restaurant Everything neat, fresh and OleaO. Orders promptly Blind. Phone SB2, Mr. Jacob Kartch, who ha baan nffaringj for the last nine weeks wiih sciatic rheumatlam, left laal Sunday for Mudlavla Springs. In dlana, to try tha cur there. Miss Mary Taylor visited at Bonne Tei re lust week and was a (meat at an affair when the engagement of Miss Louise Poston to Mr. Cheater Price ui mw Vork was announced. Mr. Charles ( anterherry, one Ol Liberty townablp'a good farmer, wile had I n In Kiel River several days Fain day . M i III Kl I al I on Inn Ington lies Hi ll paaaed win he through ii' Toea- and Mr-. A. .1. .wail I' ll the ii tha week iin their new home mud Junction, t oll' Mis. wart was very much entertained by her old rrieudi while she was here. Khiei R.C.Martin will preach al Colony Church, two ami a half mile east of Parmington, on the fourth Monday and Saturday before at II hick All nri united to 'HUH only two uiarrlogi in en leaned in this past two weeks, line one on the Kith. licenses have county in i he n the nth uud I'hey were to ClaKUCe Dickey and Miss Sural: Coflel ni Parmington, and Noah kil"s uf Potosl and Miss F.lla May Willis of Lead wood, Prof. Q, W. Mnnthaii , w hose term a- Alderman from the Thira ward oxpiro in April, has been solicited tu make the race for Mayor and has nil looted in d to. Mis ontorpris lug public aplrll has served ths poo i in w. ii in tha Cltj Council, and his aniiliarit) with the buaiueaa of the city and its needa combine with his other good qualities to make him a : ii man to place al the boadoi the city govern men t , We have received Purls II and III ni the Missouri Heii Book, compiled mil pitliliNhed hy lln State Bureau .I Labor Statistic! (Austin w Biggs, Commissioner . it is a val uable and interesting record of the surplus product, resources and promises which the State holds out tn all who may BOOM within its hns I'italilo borders. The hook is hand somsly illustrated ami contains , iany feutmes of value settlnu- forth weuitn. resources ana many an-1 iaen oi the -tate m a most at- I e live larm. UOUgDI to oe wiue- h clrenlated througnOnt the Kant ami other portions nf nur country. I The MeCord stock Oo. la playing I at the Monarch Theatre ovary night liiiis woek, presenting drama, com- edy and company. atldet i II.- ll- ii U"v . .1 M. Bailey, with his wife at the Hospital, where she week UK", came Inline who has I i Holme Tell WIIH taken Tueaday , re turning to Bonna Terra Wodnoads.v lie reported Mis. Heiley Improving. The operation, which it was thought Would lie necessary when Mrs Bailey was taken to the hospital, area not made, and it is now believed an operation will not lie necessary. The friends of the family hope for her speedy and permanent restors tlon to health. CARD OF THANK8 I want to thank my friend, and neigh bora, and the Knight "f Pytblaa, for the sympathy, conald ration and help extended me dur ink' the last illness and death "I my beloved husband, Clara Varck. ODD FELLOWS INSTALL The newly -elected ofjloars of liancolH Lodge No. Mi were St. In-fol- O.i stalled last Saturday nlgbl as lowai T. F. Lock ridge, N. John Moore, V. li.; T. I). Fisher, R, S.; O, A. Tetley, F S.; O. ('. Lynch, Treae.; H M. Dal ton, R. s. is. U.j Joaiah Bruett, L. s. n. a.. John Kenneman, It. s. v. ).; J. B Phlllipa, L. s. V. (i ; j. a. Patrick, I C; J. K. Beard, W.; Andy Clark. I. .; J. A. Overall, It. S. S.; R, It. Olllespl, I. S. S.; and J. P. lot-1 man, Chaplain LEADWOOD MAN DIES WHILE I .AT. Ni . DINNER Wm. Fredenherii of l.eadwood, while at dinner last Tuesday, whs taken with a ehoklng spell, and before he could be assisted to the! door was dead. It is not known whethei he strangled on a plei f fond nr died of heart tlouble, ns no post mortem examination was held at the Inquest. The verdict of the jury was death from unknown cause ;He was )' veins old and leavea a mother, brother and sister m New York State. ANOTHER DEEP WELL FOR THE WATERWORKS , At a meeting ol the City Council Mmt Monday nighi it was decided to I have a third deep well bored for the Waterworks, and an advertisement to contractors appears in another i column of this paper. Tbelncreaoel iin the use ot city water makes this j necessary , as in emergencies the supply runs low, An additional well will ul ho give a better opiw tunlty lor cleaning out the present i weiis i.f the accumulation ol sand in ; ' tin- bottom. ! ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION An attempt tu assassinate John Vlsurlk, a Hungarian, was made hy some unknown party al Federal No.' U, Flat River, laal Thursday morn ' in :. Vlsorlk was in a toilet closel when he was .hoi three limes In the baok. lie was taken tu a hoapltal in st. Louis. Two Hungarians, I ,iu" Yunkosky nud John PudelakiJ were arrested as su snoots, hut there era not sufficient evidence to hold the latter ami he was discharged. Yunkosky is in )ail awaiting pro llmlnary aaaml nation , STOCKHOLDER S MEETING Notice j. hereby given that the annual nieetiiik'ol the sliarehulders of Cole A (f Ixon Meroanttle Com pany w ill he held ill the office of the company, in th city of Fnriningtoa, on Monday, Pebruary m. UB3, at in o'clock a In., for the slsOUun of five directors to inrvp for one year, and for the tf eneeotinn of such oth- i husiiiess us mm' come before the meeting, P. 8. Cout President A. T. Nixon, Heeroturv January 22, 1018, A tew months ago we gave tin- pjubltc sonic "inside information ;il unit Coffee Qualities and prices. Thse simple statements of plain ( acts resulted jtist as we had anticipa ted mort people began buying ami KX.1 lYINl 1 our Hii,rli Grade Coffees. I . n t tease your morn ing appetite with poor coffee, when the add i - tional ciist ot delicious coffee is su slight. Ask us a limit coffee. I'll ollc ll'i- McKinney's CHURCH NOTICES. Catholic Church. January At Parmington, Mass at III o'clock. At Doe It. in. Mass at s. o'clock. JoaaiPH cm. i, ins, Prleat, M E. Church. South "While Thy Servant was ttui "Is Sin I.e.s Active'.'" The above are the subjects for neat Sunday' s'Tlltuli - Hundaj Bpwnrth School League at at li 4.'. III. I. H. Jknkinh, Pasti Christian Church pastor is clad tn say laile) is sufficiently Impn w him tn in. sway from TI M Is to al thai ived her . he the lied sill service Church Bible service Vice at rii re i llli'lefi next L id's day Bclioi ai ll 7:30, I ai m a. m. Morning o'clock) evening ser- k'ive thanks tu nur Collie Ij't us God, and pral kindness. 1 f I 111 lul His lu Inc J . M . It KtUt . Minister. ADVERTISED LETTERS. I, "Iters tu the following addresses remain in tie- Farinlngtoii Post (ti ' uncalled fur. Dead Letter ll Will lie Kent tn i nr in Pebruury Slilnl (i. ll Lee ( Wm Rnnii I Ford. Rroa ii. lopeland ii llierg William.. Ilurell Chadwiel . Rid. Hawkins. Alvhi Robinson. Mrs. Verii Murde Mi" Verge! Pen id. Mlsa Mayme Brown. Mary Jonnaoh. Mis. ( Kara Roblnsnu, Mrs. i-:. Williams Miss Jenny i hompso Mr.-. Bits Deitch. Mis. Nora Vanbeak. M i-s Paonle Willisin Die Southeast Missouri Pythian Association will meet in Do So to on i Monday, March loth, and a big time s expected. Paul P. Minchey, secretary of the Assooistlon, Ik busy j getting oul nuUoea ni the meeUiig ; uud expects 11 hie crowd of dele iratcs. Itnyal Arch Loilfre No. 47 has never undertaken anything thai did not "pan out," and the oomlng : event will he no exeeitlnn to tile rule.-Detfoto Repnblloan. ' Joseph T. Kaucett, sgsd s:i years, died ut the Itoine of hia daughter, j Mrs John M. McC'ray, at Orcin , ville on the 10th. BOLDINQ COMPANY TO OPI KATE.8T JOE AND DOE RUN COS AND M R B. T RY. N.-M Vork, Jan 11). The organisa tion "! s holding corporation to take over i: peratlnn ol the line Run Lead pany, the felt. Joaeph Lead Company and the Mississippi River and Nonne Terra Railroad Company ami subsidiaries will he proposed at a ii inn; here to-morrow ul a roor ganisstlon committee representing a nsajority of the ilockholdars. The oompsules involved ha a a eombined Oapltal "f mure than (30,000,080, I The i " iimittee recently appointed through t. I. mils and New Vork flaancial interests, consists ol At torney Thoe, De Witt Cnyler "i i Philadelphia, director in the Peiin i sylvauls Rallroadj sx-Oov, Bdward 'urti- sinitii ,,f st. Albans, Ver mont; Clinton H.Crane, New Vurk, I maHm engineer ot Tans, LaMolne A Crane; Charles M . Chapln, Bar- 1 nardi Hie, N. J .. capitalist . John f j Bbepley, vice presldenl st Lonls Uuion Trust Company, and Max Koaany, broker, St. Louis It I- proposed in the nru.iliizatlnli of the le w holding copulation to re duce the ooet of operaUon ol the Companies, all ni which are owned by the same interests, An elimlna Moa ni duplicate salaries ul officers, the personnel of which is almost identical iii iiii tbn ompaniea, la I one of the thine, to result from the! re,iiK'imlzHtfmi. The present ofllcers "f the three) companies are; Dwlghl f. Jones,! president, New nrk: H It. S. Par-1 sons, vice president, Bonhe Terre, I i Mo . Hugh n Camp, treasurer, New I ! Vurk; F. I'. Uraves, sectrotary, Due! It Mn. i The present plan for reorganise ' Imii la .aid tn he the direct result ni charge made prior tu the animal I 1 1 ting of stockholders of ti nn- panics last Novombei hy Robert Holmes of si. Louis, a minority! stockholder it is understood thai Mr, Holmes and those aeeoclated i with him have agreed to tin- pro- 1 1 d plan ni reorganisation, pro i vided the details are latisfaetory. Die method ol organisation and the basis of exchange ni securities in the proposed new holding com- pany are to be worbtd onl hy the 1 committees here to-morroa . Master Sunday Kastel Sunday will fall oil an earlier date this year than it ha. Since KM! and earlier than it will appear again for another century. lie earliest date un which Faster Can fall Is March 22, hut that hasn't ; happened since ss. Tills year it will he March 1, the Name date on which it fell in 1830 and 1st,",. The Re . Martin s. Rreunan, a noted si. Louis astronomer, told a Poat-Dlspstch reporter Monday thai tallies computed hy mathematicians bavi nut been carried far enough to show hi si how long it will he before Kaatar again falls un su early a date, inn thai it win noi occur until some- tin.' after the J ear 3000 The rule f,,i dxing tin date "t K ! iter originally waithat it was the Sunday after the first lull moon fol lowing lie Spring equinox. Tlia equlnos telle March 31. According t" a rule uf tin- iouncll ..; Nice, ll March '.'I is Saturday and there i- a full moon on that day, the following da) will h. Baater. This year March L'l will he Friday and there will he a full moon Saturday. Post Din natch. 1! your children are lubjscl to at tacks nf oroup, w atch f ir the first symptom, hoarseness, Dive Cham berlaln's Congh Remedy as sunn s the chid hecomes hoarse and the at tack ngy in warded oil Pol sale by all dealers adv. When you want a reliable niKili cine fur a OOUgb or cold takl ( hum berlasB's Cough Remedy, li can al ways he depended upon and is plea sant and safe to take. Por sate bj all dealers. adv. THE Modern Methods of Food Can ning are highly sanitary and whol ly scientific. Canned foods of good qual ity are both wholesome and delicious. SUCH CANNED GOODS WE OFFER FOR SALE CORN, three cans for 25c KIDNEY BEANS, throe cans for 25c LYE HOMINY, three cans for 25c VAN CAMP'S BEANS, 3 cans for 25c PUMPKIN, three cans for 25c OYSTERS, three cans for 8 c I s t s Yl' This i thf Lartsingburg Apple. Every one i- sound ami appetising. Pleattc urder while the ore fresh. Price, per peck, only 30c Cold M.m311 I l,,, Kverywhere famous because alvvavs reliable. Kl kin's i- tin- Gold Medal Flour Stor, that'seasv to remem ber. Gold Medal Flour, per 100 pounds, $2.90. Phone 80 Jffofa fCrk Phync Won't Do in Arkansaw. Kansas City, Jan. 17. lie Was a philosopher In homeepun and to reg istered as "Artenius B, Pritchett, Arkansaw" al the Hotel WhHe. He confessed i" being In the hardware and Implement business and begged the privilege ot saying a word for the uid fashioned plow of the fathers! "I just oame up here to tho con vention I" See SOma of the new wrinkles," said he, "and I'm ready to admit iiun the gasoline plows ami the steam intuit plows, and 1 1 fee other modern Improvements are great things fur a Mat. character!)! country like Kansas or Oklahoma, when look tl ye of ! link - iii ii isjts tired without aeein' h as a clump u trees or a hill tk the soulkllllu1 mountouy. hi things on a hin seal it .mil gang plows 'ire all right. III hi They there Hul not for u- down in Arkansaw nut yet . "OoWU there in my hill country , the land has character, It's got the kind "' character that goes with hill- an' valleys uu' Mint the kind o' character tbal makes big red apple- anil grape and the Hueel peaches in the world, And we stir up thai laud with t Id-faahloned pli There ain't room foi a plow Si ul! nudum -. And Wu flk'lit 'k an' the StUttlpS hand to the inll uud muds. Vi.u i at ii' ill i dc that uu arldln' plow, You've ' get Vim, lues miIi. the dirt. iii t," ttln' "ni toes into the loreover, I don'i know any bet moral discipline than 'drlvin' a t'i mule team (. a i i v through stump land withoul swear In' Ifyouoau do that, you can die an' go to hea ven, wbleh is the next best place tu A rkanaaw." ST FRANCOIS COUNTY STUDENTS AT CAPli NORMAL Pauline r.nn : . Parn ugton Arlh' i II issie Myrtle vin ( '. M i, (' lliil.ro, . st. r, I Ul Hiver; Praucl, Bonn Terre ; Laahley, Plal Hiver; Mar Legget', Bismarck) Lydia V. Bouno Terre; Mvrtle l''r- donia Modd, Bonna Torre) Mathilda Bchaefefi Don Ran) Buls gprott. Plat River John O. Watson, Due Hii". i 'iiiieeH K. Hoord, l'urinlng tom Lucy McLaren, Syenite. K $1,080,000 corporation has been formed for the jmrpuse uf lighting and furniehing electric power tn a I string nr Houtheaet Missouri towns. Already local lighting plants uf sev eral towns have been taken over, including those uf Charleston Slkeston, lilmu and Pornfelt, Now If the guveriilng minds of this cor poration could be Shown thai Cur rent Hlver could be geared i" for- jnish the power for the central plant I oi this hiy enterprise, and at a low or cost than ii could lie gotten any I olher way. n i- decidedly probable that tin proposition would he ac cepted, li' re is wii'i, tut ti,,. Doni phan i imorelal club. Donlpnau Pro) t-News. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS, DEEP WELL. Sealed hid- will In- received bj the Uiideralgned, up tu 0 o'clock p. tn., February .;, lul l, al the city of Pennington, St. Prancnla County, Mlaaourl, for sinking, constructing and npletlug a Deep Weil, not ex- ding 1,500 leet deep, i i,,- work In he done ami completed according tu the stieclflcatiaua adopted hy the ( Board ol Aldermen uf said City, a i certified check in the sum uf yjuo.OU payable to the City uf Parmington, muet accompany each bid as svl I donee of good faith. Specification : on die in H e lit ( llerk'M offlee, unit 1 will he furnished mi application, i i anuary ill, mi ;. s. I.. ASBl'HV, ity Clark. ParKilngton, Mu Notice. I am offering my entire Kouaebold land Kitchen Purnlture fur sale, be ginning a! mice nud OOlltinuing until every article is s ild. Coi arly ; ami L'"i cimi if the (-rout bargains you will find. J. h. short, Knob I. irk. Mn. WANTED Resldeui manager fur Midland Caeualty Co., Libera) and attrac' tive contract in capable party. Write us al mice. Chas, P. Whit- bread .v Co., state Agents, Pieroe Bldg., st. Louis, Mm STRAYED. Prom my farm, two 2-year-old red steers, marked with crop ami over bit in left ear and UIHtel hall crop in right ear. Reward for information leading n their recovery. J. LV TllOMAHON, iiox 441, Frederick town, Mo.