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arm Published Evzry Thursday by The Parminton Times Printing Company. Volume 40; FAKMEBTOTOX, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY MO.. MAY 22, 1918. Number 21 mt Select Line of Edibles Fit for Summer Use rRESH things will arrive in due time, but in the interim, we can supply you with a quality of Canned Goods thai are "just as delicious." PEARS CORN wavs pleases, eat in the end. Canned T keep both color. TOMATOES Peaches are appetizing at PEACHES in summer Salmon? "swims." SALMON PICKLES CATSUPS McKINNEVS l'li. 19 TOWN AND VICINAGE I Bepalr for any M I'll a Phillip'. Mra. K. B. Buthi 'lit machine at rlunil went to St LiOUil Monday Mrs. B, a Boater spent the first of the week In st. bonis. Mia Alloa Whit, live in Potoal laal vlxlti week il at roll! Try a King' Herald olgar a 10c aigat forte. City Drug Store. Mrs. v. v. Water returned Prl day afternoon from Bt, Louie, Mound City "Horehoe Brand" Palnta and Varuiabea, -city Drag Store. Mrs. B. A, Lawrence and daugh ter, Miss Bethel, are st. Loni visi tors this week. Miaa Itutli HntT. who has bOOB teaohlng In Bte. Genovjeve, oam luime Wednesday. Mi Roberta Tetley ha been re appointed as teaeber of tha sixth grade in the Holla public lohoola, Let the good work continue, Keep the see pool and all open drain covered with I'oal oil. Ymi will llnd the beet aasortmenl ot 1913 style In men 'a straw hat at Cole A Nixon Mer. Go. 'a. Miaa Dorothy Blank, daughter of lir. c. I.. Hiank. graduate this year at tb MeXteo High School Mrs. Bamnel L. Anbury has bean visiting her daughter, Mrs. McKay, at Springfield for i couple of weeks. Next week Mlaae Metli and Beba Hail' will entertain Mlaae Mabel Jones and Gladys Si Mors of Itonnc Terre. Prof, B. J. Jennings was down from Bt, Loni a few days the past week to see his sinter, Mrs. C. V. Mollis. LoW-CUt shoes for men and women, latent shepee, black or tan, at cole A Nixon' Mar. Co. 'a. You'll llnd the prices right. Miss Mary Lang returned Monday from a delightful visit of several week with her sister, M r. John T. Burke, at Chill lesion. Miss Kntii AuBuchon, who is tak ing the nurse's training course at the limine Torre Hoipital, came down Wednesday on a visit to friend. Members of the Monday and Fort nightly Club assisted very ma terially In "Clean-np-Day " by going with the wagons to the different neighborhoods. In an entertainment given by ihe Alumae Association of Muryvllle Sacred Heart Academy last Thurs day at the Convent, the guests were entertained with a concert by the pupils. Among others Miss Lavinla Rosier played Weber's "Invitation to the Dance." If you care for something superfine in Pears give na the pleasure of supply ing your wants. We sell a very high grade Corn; al Till' 1 ivst is tin leap mat their . properly put irjginal flavor up. and and are! especially delicious this season. Oun U 111 We does in t en sell the bet Pink that OLIVES COFFEES trmm 'ton, Mi Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Hosier spell! a couple of days this Week visiting Mr. Boater' parents and other relatives at St. Mary's and Bte. uenovleve. Misses Prance Flower and Man Ledbetter, who taught at Bonn Terre tha past year, have returned hum... They have heen reappointed to the same positions. Mr. vY. H. Hunt arrived borne Tuesday evening from a protracted visit to California and Texas, look ing us brown as a berry and having largely increased his avoirdupois. Arabia James, little son of Mr land Mra. John Mclirien ol near I Parmlugton, died Wednesday morn ing. The funeral took place from the Catholic church this morning. Do you wear Black Cat Hoaiery? If not, you'll llnd it to your advant age to begin at once. They are both serviceable and satisfying. Cole A Nixon .Mercantile Co. sells this! brand, Miss Beba Haile, who is taking the nurse's training at the BOUU Terre Hospital, alter spending sev eral weeks iii the St. Louis Hospit als, is at home now for a vacation of tWO weeks. We want everybody t ime in and see mil splendid assortment of rugs, mattings and linoleum. We have the articles thai will please yon and the prices, too. ( Nixon Mer.Co. ReV, Mr Lang I ry of Clayton, Mo., will preach the baccalaureate Sermon tot Blmwood Seminary at tb Presbyterian Church next Sun day morning. Re will also preach lit the evening service. B. A Lawrence, proprietor Of the St, Francois Hotel at Farmiiigtnn, visited Ins daughter and sun In law, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Btallonp, latter 1 uirt of last week and the of this week. Slkeston Herald. Mr. and Mrs. Blllotl Klein turned Sunday evening from the (list I'e Hl. Louis, where they had been visiting; friends since their marriage last, w k, and will be at the home of the bride's parents until they go to their , ranch in Arkansas. M i s. Samuel J . Tetley is attend- j Ing tb" Orand Lodge of the Daugh- ters of Itehekah, which is In session With the 1. O. O. K. Orand Lodge this week ut Excelsior Springs, as aj delegate from the Faruiiiigton Lodge! of Bebekah. Miss Gertrude Couant, former teacher of domestic science ut Lenox nan, win nave Bhangs of that da pnrtmeiit of the Flut Itlver public schools next year. Miss Conaiit visited Mrs. Fisher for a day this week and inspected the building at Flat Kiver. Paris Oreeu, Slug Shot and Arse nate of Lead for spraying at City Drug Store. H1CKOK CLARDY Rev. 0. I. Htokok and Miaa Myral i "lardy mn married Wedoeaday l Mny II, IU8) ut noon nt the Clerdy Farm, in the presence of only the family connection and a few inti mute friends, Bev, u. w. Harlan performing tntMrwnony. They i ft on tbe afternoon truiu for Bxoelalor Springe, .Mn., for a few days, baton going to their future home iii Hot Springs, Ark. The lirida waa mar-' rled in a taMorod mil of blue whip ci(l with iiut in ma toll. She is thai aooad daughter of Hon, H. L. L'lardy and baa a ureal man; frlonda 1 1 1 wih bar and bar hnaband a very happy life. Among tboaapta ant from a diatai eora Mr. and Mrs. M . L. Ulardy and daughter, M las Virginia, Mr. and Mc. Gordon I Krieraou and Miaa Betelte Hiekok. DUNN l'IPKIN. On tdiit (Thursday morning! at I I tin- residence iif the bride'. Daranta. Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Pipkin, Prof I Jamea A. Dm f tha Cape oirar-' dean Normal waa married to Miss! Robbie Pipkin, the ceremony being aid by Rev. Wm. Court The bride I wore her traveling tailored gown of tan olotli with hal to match, Only tin-family ami a few Irietidi were preaent, and Mr. and Itra. Dunn left mi the noun train for their home 111 Ca e Girardeau, where their houaa i already fnrnlahed waiting for n i, j Mr. Dunn laaprofeaaor at the Cape I Normal and tbe bride lathe second I daughter ! Mr. and Uri Merrill Pipkin ami is a very ebarmlug girl, j Their friend wlah them bappneeal mid prosperity, WEDDINO ANNOUNCEMENT. Last Saturday afternoon Miss Berths Mitchell Invited a feu- of her girl friends to bring their needle oi-k end spend the afternoon with ; her. The time was s,eiii very plena- antly, and when they were seated at the table Tor refreshments, Mrs. Sam Tetley came in with a kodak, end after posing the group for pic-1 tines retired I Iplete them. In a little while she returned with dainty bend-painted gossips, two Bgore feeing each other busy tell. Ing the news thin was in the little black retieul that bung at the side, With the announcement of the ap proaching marriage of Mr. Taylor Smith and Miss Berth Mitchell,' June H, Mr. Smith recently bought the Ql sham place on College avenue and is having u entirely renovated for then home alter then marriage. The guests present were Misses Bdna Ware, Lora I Mnrrill, Lean Cole, Both Spaugh, Alma Smith, Bill and Augusta Lawrence, Alma Swlnk, Anna Craig, Nettle Delaney, Btbel Morria, Isabella Waide, Emma Gieselng and Mr. J. i:d Bwiuk. Eight weeks' Summer School begins at Moothart's Business College, Farmington, Morday, June 2d, and closes Friday, July 25th. Tuition one half regular price, or ten dollars for the eight weeks. Books e at College Office. Common branches will be reviewed, and ull of the regular book keeping and shorthand sub jects taught. FOURTEEN ORADUATE AT HIGH SCHOOL TO-NIOHT The commencement exerolai of the High School take place to-night (Thnraday, when fourteen pupils Will receive diplomas. I'residi ut Bovlngol Westminster College, Ful ton, Mo., win deliver the commence ment address. The following pupils graduate i Joseph AuBuchon, Frank Ledbetter Leon Hade. Lawrence Smith. Warden Moot hart, Karl MoCliutook, M isses Jeaale Akers Dorothy Dsorlo, Edith Davis. Alum Watts Oruce Dennian, Bdna ituiiey. Lou Welly. May Cover. The school Is enjoying the annual picnic ut woosiand I'ark to-day, at which various athletic contests 'take place. B18MARCK LADIES TO GIVE ENTERTAINMENT. The Presbyterian Ladies Aid of Biimarok Will give an entertainment Tuesday evening, May 'J7, at the Opera House In Bismarck, when "Scene in Union Station" will he presented Proceeds to he tiled in procuring church supplies. MONDAY CLUB LUNCHKON. (twin m tha ahennm of Mrs. dene- vievc I . Logan, president of the i Monday I'lub, who i h in New York, the annual lunebeon was given with Mrs, J 1 i . Jouoo, and was, aa uaual, a very enjoyable affair, In addition to tin' feast of good thing there waa alao a "How ol tool." Mra, Philip 8. Dole's re- Nioiini' was to "Tin' Nrw President." Mrs Hleeek responded to "Oar President of Yesterday;" Mr, M, , P, Oayee to "Our Have-been, Ate, nows and May lies;" Miss Beth Hail hi "Good Fellowohlp, Mia Beeaon tu "Our Hnabanda, God Bleat 'Km; and Mrs. Bias Cayc Forsyth la "(ur Abaanl Onea." Af ter whicl they sang "Auld Lang Syne," and the .Monday Club MB loa ot IU12-18 was ended. The Kai 10 Corset, the moal satis fying, graceful and atyllah on the market Particular ladlea wear the Ksbo. Vou will llnd them hiiIy at Cole A Nixon', BbMWOOD COMMENCEMENT The twenty-fifth annual pom-1 menoeiiieni exerelae of Blmwood Seminary begin Saturday night, .May 24th, at eight o'clock, with a gradoati recital ol the Music De partment Bundaj innrnins tha Baoculaureate term on, preached by Dt, Laugtry ol Clayton, Mlaaonrl. Bnndaj afternoon at four o'clock Vesper service of theVoungWo-j men's I'hrlitain Aaaoclatlon. Monde) night at eight o'clock, Senior 1 'lDay Bxerolaea, Tue.s.l.n nlghl at eight o'clock the Annual Kecitsl of the Department ot Music and Kxpreaaloni followed by an Ice cream and candy sale, green by the V, w. c. A. Wednesday night, eight o'clock, the closing exerciaee, Dr. Slophletl of Fiat Bli r will deliver the address. The In, nils and patrons ot Fine wood Seminary are cordially invited to at'eud these exercises. . Nothing adds more to COHfort than neat lilting underwear, and this the While Cat brand always Is You win llnd tids brand only at Cole a Nixon' Mercantile Co. 'a store. WILL UEMAIN A CITI ZEN OK FARMINGTON Mr. J. it. Allen, who recently bought a stock of merohandlae at Kill , wus here this week packing und storing bis furniture Wl he lirst bought the stock of goods at Fulton and ordered The Time sent to t.iui there, we thought and said thai lie WOUld make t hut city bis hone . but m i . Allen tell us that we were mlataken In that, He ex pecU to remain a Oltlaen id mir town and will return here in the fall and elthei build ur buy property. He owns two Well slocked farms just ovei tha line in Bte, Genevieve Count) , which he has u superintend ent 1 'king aft-i , and he seems to think i but Karmlngtoii I a good place io niak his homo, We are gold to hoar tliis, for .Mr. Allen is tin tori of man that helps a town, Summer School starts at the Farmington Business College Monday, June 2d, and lasts 8 weeks Tuition one half reg ular rate. For further infor mation see or write to G. W. j Moothart, President, Farming ton, Mo. I DECORATION DAY Friday, May 30, is decoration day and will be observed locally by Picket Post No. 315 G A. It., with I the riles of the order at the Opera House Mayor It. H. Hoyer wilL deliver the deooration addraaa, The memorial address will i de livered by Hev. L, K. Jenkins at the M, UhttTOh, South, next Sun day momlBg at 11 o'clock. Everybody j invited to tuke part und oriiig Mowers for decorating gnu - JOHNSON'S TOILET AND BABY POWDER BEST FOR BABY AND ; 'BEST FOR YOU Th. Pun Tolet Powder'lke SjH For sale by E. M. LAAKMAN 1 Mp'tiM n Do You Know Klein's Store 0( course, you know that lor more th.in ,1 generation we have, been selling the people of F.irmington liigh'd.iss Groceries. You know thai we .ire the only exclusive Grocery House in Farming!, in. We buy all our staple goods in large quantities, thereby getting belter prices. Our patrons share this advantage! VCc make a specialty of thai class of high-grade foods such as are nationally advertised. If you arc in doubt about being able to get such goods as adverlised in your favorite magazine, please phone 80. Every salesman in this store knows and feels the advan tage of a "satisfied customer;" and we want you to know tli.it we not only stand prepared to give you better goods for less money, bul we also stand ready to give EVERY CUSTOMER .1 fair, square deal EVERY TIME. We want you to know our motto: "It's Fresh at Klein's." We want you to know and remember our phone, No. 80j Vein GngmGk CHURCH NOTICES. M. h. Ohureh, South. itihlecl i for next Bunday i Hernia II 11. 11 7 4,"i "' II i "In Menmrlam." 'The Beauty ol Onea' own aa." Boilii i.. it. jRttgmn, Paetor. Christum Cnurch. itegular services Sunday. Wanted -One hundred and fifty in tin- Bible School and all pews mis, i at other services. The pastor is at Predertoktown holding a series ol meeting, so Judge G. Nation will nil tin' pulpit. Come tu these services they w ill do you good Mallindlat Eui.copal Church The morning services will ,,""""'""' tut liner had n to F.I- omitted next Sunday as the loroe V,,1K where t,,.v "tanked up" Ireely of our church und Carleton College and started hack to Plat Blveraboul will join those of the Presbyterian 0 o'clock. Near tie Intter plaoe church and Fluiw unit In the huoctt- ' ..,,,..,, , , , lauretteaerv .for Blmwood In the ' -x aaparated Inl uada, aome Preebytorian ehurcb, going to the "Blue (loose'' saloon, All the other services of the day I and Win. Dees and one ol two of w ill he belli iis usual S lay school 1 the DOttS went to Tavlortown Ihnnl at 0:30. Kpworth Leagui at :00 und evening worship ai BtOO. Theme for evening sermon, Wise Trader." ,i. w. Borah, Paeti 'A f llaptist Church. Text next Lord Day inoriiin. Meditation of Him Shall he S ill the evening We Will hV( ui'irliil sermon. ' Mj !'t." visited Beve. Foster and Buinmei us last Sabbath evening, and Broth I er Foster seemed some money tori tbe new Itllptlst " - . ' I ' i 1 1 1 1 n III St Louis to the amount of about KEI.Ou. Several delegates returning from ib" St. Lmiis convention worehiped With us last Sabbath. The pastor expects to visit Iron County the latter part of this week. The pastor and deacons F.uves and Zolinau ex i io go to Bonne Terre Thuraday, May .".nil. iis mem bers ot aii ordaining COUIiall '. B pATTEttsoN, Pastor. SCH 0 11KRT SCHOOL RECITAL. The third recital of the Schubert School was given lust Thursday evening and was a decided success from every point The following took part In the very attractive program: Misses Norms (Messing, Lenin- Nelson, Martha Haines Vir ginia CaaUotnaU, Jessamine Haile, Bowena Gllieapie, Hah Smith, Bun nil Bmith, Piorence Mitchell, Nola Spradlittg, F'rai Jenkins, Mary Henderson, Irina Berry, Trixie W il liams, Alma Williams; in the violin department Fester Bylngton, Dick r iiiirtneiiter, ttoDen Lluyo, Home Clay, Fred Fuhniielster, Misses liar- bare! aniline Tullook, Hat tie Bmith ; and Ida Abshire, Flat Kiver; voice -Misses Leone Itadle. Delia Hess, Bdytti .Mitchell, Wilma Den man ; und Misses Virgil Murrlll, Anna Niehol, H. Ramey, of Flat River. Louis HigglnbOthsm, one of tin oldest colored citizens of the county died at the home of his son In thl city on last Saturday. He was ml years and 2 months old, and was highly respected by all who knew blm. The funeral services took place on Monday and was largely attended. Mr. Higginbe" un was for many years a slm ,d could tell many interesting ItOiiea of those days. DeSoto Republican. One man from Black Kiver brought 4011 lbs. of rhubarb into I ronton lust Wedne ,o it was probably the biggest iol of rhubarb ever brought to fronton by one person In the liis ury of the town.--lronton Register. EAKMINUTON LODGE NO. 132 A. F A A. M. A Special Communication of this Lodge will he held Friday, May 23, 1913, at H o'clock p in Work M . M . All Master Masons are In- V degn vlted 0, W. Blbbck, Secretary. JUSTIFIABLE HO Mil IDE Lust Tuesday about midnight Herri of Taylor town shot killed Wm. L. Dees, who With otbei men, was trying to tons entrauc into ins house. The Fd and two an ' of tl"' hoy and some other pai midnight Harris heard some one at !us front door, and getting out of bed and looking out saw three men trvillg to force Ihe door nl 14.. Bred two shuts through tbe door, when tbe men stepped quickly to one side. Hart is then jerked the door open, jumped out ami began si ling Dee l"ll near Ihe stops; I 'h other two men ran, mid he Bred twice at him, H one 11 1 Is I them couldn't I were. hut milled tell who the Coroner Kn- . ' " "" g""'' held an Inqueil over tin omlttg when tin body fore was jury Wedliesihl k going amoug elicited Iii. was luatltlabli tliet detail irdlcl of ihe imieide, TIMES HURALIST CONTEST The Time Rural!! i teat, with prizes of automobile, motorcycle, piano and diamond ring, is off so far as this county is concerned, as no one seemed disposed tu take bold of It, and it is now too late rm- any one to take it up and have aii equal ebon of winning the prises witli Hie contestant in other oountlei, as tin- award- will lie made June II, only three week uwuy. Tii" pro position was liberal one, for an; active solicitor, offering two a i papers for the price of one and re solving HO per cent commission, at which h ight to have been able to make good w ages, could in a coun ty the size ,,f this have secured I ''"""k'h subscrlptlona and renewal to have won one of the prizes. Bui be could hardly do It now, there be ing only three weeks left for him to work at it. However, we will make this proposition. We will furnish The Times and the Mis souri Roralist, one of the best agri cultural papers published for Mis souri farmers, for jf 1 .00 u year for tbetwopaperain clubs of from three to live for a limited time. Dr. A. H. Meisenbach of St. Louis wns culled to Farniingtou last Satur day In consultation with Dr. Kiuil Herwlg over Mr J. M. Doss' case, nud was entertained by Dr. Herwlg at a luncl n with a few friends Sat urday night. Mr. Dass, we ureglad to say, is Improving, und it is hoped that he will bo able to be out again In a short time. FARM HELP WANTED. Oood wages will be paid for com petent hand. Apply to E. C. McCokmick.