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THtfe FARMINGTON TIMES. F ARMINGTON, MO.
PAGE FIVE lnl l lm LOCAL MENTION Mrs. Barry Phillips is visiting in St Louis. Mr. M. P. Cayce was a St. Louis visitor this week. Peagreen Alfalfa Hay at the Farm ington Mercantile Co. Have you seen the New Spring Hats at the Enterprise? Field Seeds of all kinds at the Ffcrmington Mercantile Co. The little daughter of Mrs. Vernon Taylor is seriously ill. Garden seeds of all kinds at the Farmington Mercantile Co. Three lurmsned rooms to i cn. Appiy to Miss Mettie Kuuy. "Lmn-Ctun'' sailors, the latest hat for senool wear, at tne Enterprise. Miss Emma Lang is visiting her sister, Mrs. John T. Burks, at Charles ton. Latest styles in spring millinery. Where? At the Enterprise, of course. Mr. and Mrs. Vest Burks are visit Big his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jasper N. Burks. FOR SALE Buff Orpington Eggs, nfl-centa sottino" 13.00 npr 100 Mrs. Wm. Good. Miss Lurene Tetley closed a very succesful term of school at Liberty ville last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Byington have returned home from a visit to their son, Ollie, in St. Louis. Miss Ezelle Howlett of Charleston is spending the week with her aunt, Mrs. Jennie Gruner. The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. Wm. Black on Tuesday, March 7th, at 2:30 o'clock p. m. Mrs. W. E. Matkin attended the funeral of her aunt, Mrs. George Towl, at Potosi, last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Dietrich of Car thage are visiting the letter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. O'Sullivan. When in need of Egg, Lump or Soft Coal, you should not fail to call up 162. Tetley-Klein Lumber Co. F. J. Eastin, representing the Gra ham Paper Co., of St. Louis, was here Tuesday interviewing the trade. Come in and see our spring line of Ginghams, Kindergarten Cloth and Galiteas. Farmington Merc. Co. The most elaborate children's play given in years will be at the Muimii.ii March 10th. Watch for the notices. Fifty Men's Suits odds and ends mostly in small sizes, at half price at the Farmington Mercantile Co. Miss Dana Byington and nephew, Foster Byington, of DeSoto were vis iting relatives here the first of the week. For Sale, a Vose & Sons Up tight Piano. Call up phone 92, or call at the residence of Mrs. T. D Fisher. You should bear in mind, when you need Egg, Lump or Soft Coal, that the Tetley-Klein Lumber Co. handle the best. John T. Burks Of Mississippi coun ty is here buying mules. He says this is one of the best mule markets in the State. Mrs. Merrill Pipkin will return to day from a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. A. J. Duhn and fam ily, at Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Ewdard Eversole, who had been the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Jen nie Forater, returned to her Potosi home the first of the week. Miss Rose Cunningham, the popular saleswoman of the Farmington Mer cantile Company, visited her sister in St. Louis the first of the week. Be sure and see the Pied Piper and the tiny children of Fairyland at the Monarch March 10, under the auspic es of the ladies of the Christian Church. Mrs. M. P. Cayce entertained very informally with a bridge on Tuesday with Miss Routh, who is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. B. Smith, as the honor guest. Geo. Goeltz of Bismarck, who was recently appointed postmaster at that place, was here in attendance upon the Democratic Committee meeting Wednesday. R. A. Swink suffered a loss of sev eral hundred dollars in broken plate glass by the dynamite explosion at Maplewood, an account of which is given on page 6. Real winter weather is yet to come, and you should lay in an additional supply of coal before you actually need it in the stove. See Tetley Klein Lumber Co. In renewing his subscription, A. S. AuBuchon, of French Village, Mo., writes: "Feel more like renewing this time, for you have built it up to a pretty good standard." All kinds of field seeds, such as Clover, Timothy, Red Top, Orchard Grass, Blue Grass, Alfalfa, Sweet Clover and White Clover at the Farmington Mercantile Co. Bud Perry, who is now engaged in the Miami, Oklahoma, mineral fields, with O. M. Bilharz, was here this week looking for experienced American Miners to take back with him. Mr. and Mrs. James H. Shaw of Blooming-ton, 111., have been the guests of Mrs. Frank S. Weber. Mrs- Shaw lef for home Thursday morning but Mrs. Shaw will remain longer. Remember we are offering hundreds of dollars' worth of seasonable win ter goods at almost your own price, as we must have the room for our spring lines that are now coming in. Farmington Mercantile Co. Wm. M. (Billy) Pipkin writes his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Pipkin, that he wil be home for a brief visit the last of this week. His Iiost of friends in Farmington will be delight ed to sec him again, after an absence of about two years. Alderman Gus Schliesser is a can didate for re-election as Alderman from the First ward. Mr. Schliesser has made a conscientious and public spirited "city dad", and asks the vot ers for the indorsement of faithful service which a re-election would im ply. FARMERS You will need seed Potatoes and seed Oats. We have just unloaded a car of very fine seed pota toes right from Minnesota, such as Red River, Ohio, Red Cut Rose and Triumphs. We also have both North ern and White and Black mixed oats. Farmington Mercantile Co. Wouldn't it be a good idea for the City Council to republish the chicken ordinance and penalties, so as to re fresh the memories of those who de sire to raise chickens in town and for the protection of the gar dens of those who do not, as garden making will be on us in a short time? Attorney Morton Jourdon, Robert Holmes and King Fisher of the Fish-er-Semple Brokerage Company of St. Louis, were here last Friday and Saturday attending our Circuit Court, representing the plaintiff side of the interesting law suit over certain shares of capital stock of the Doe Run Lead Company. Misses Willa and Anna Buck left Wednesday for Columbia, Mo., where Miss Anna will take an additional course of treatment in the same hospi tal where she was operated on some time ago. The length of their stay will depend on the success of the treatment. Miss Willa will remain with her sister. Mrs. Sam Isenman was hostess at a delightful little evening party on Friday last for Miss Verna Routh of Virginia. Those present were: Mos dames M. P. Cayce, Genevieve Logan, Frank Weber, Walter Morris, James Morris, John Graves, Will Lang, J. B. Smith, Will Harlan, Robert For syth, Miss Vcran Routh and Mips Bess Noland. Martin L. Alexander and family have removed to Sikcston, Mo., where he has employment with a machine company. Mart's many friends wish him the best success in his new field. Jerome Politte of Blackwell, one of our most substantial farmers and stockraisers, and a Democrat of the right sort, attended the Democratic Committee meeting here Wednesday. Our genial friend, Dr. J. L. Eaton, made The Times an appreciated call while here Monday. He accompanied Miss West to the Hospital here to be operated on for abscess of the inner ear. The Doctor, who is President of the Board of Managers of the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium, is one of St. Francois county's most enter prising citizens and foremost phy sicians. Prof. W. L. Barrett of the Cape Girardeau Normal was in Farming ton last Friday and spent the morn ing visiting our public schools and the several rooms in the High School. He was highly pleased with the thoroughness of the school in its va rious departments and spoke very highly of the teachers. The Times is indebted for a call by Prof. Barrett and County Superintendent Clyde Akers. Miss Leta West was brought to the Hospital here Monday by Dr. J. L. Eaton of Bismarck, where she was operated on for abscess of the inner ear. Drs. Smith and Watkins were with Dr. Eaton in this important and delicate surgical operation. Miss McDill arrived the first of the week to trim for the Misses Den by at the Enterprise. Miss McDill formerly worked with Mrs. -Laak-man, to whose patrons she gave uni form satisfaction. N. A. Zimmerman of Desloge was a Farmington visitor this week and made The Times an appreciated call. Mr. Zimmerman is one of Desloge's most enterprising and prominent bus iness men. He was one time Chair man of the Democratic Committee of this Congressional district, and con tinues to take the most lively inter est in the party and to keep abreast of all public questions and affairs. We were glad to meet him and hope to get better acquainted with him. Program for Baby Week Wednesday, March 8, at 3 p. m., at the Monarch. Solo Sweetes' li'l feller, Mrs. Nelson. Lecture Miss Hildegard Kneeland, B. A., Vassar. Reading, selected Little Miss Louise Lang. Talk by a local physician. Baby Lung Motor Demonstration. Reading Master Joe Swink. Solo Sweet Little Baby of Mine., Mrs. Nelson. HAPPY BIRTHDAY GATHERING On last Saturday afternoon from 2 till 4 o'clock Mrs. Firmin O'Dell en tertained for her little daughter, Le anna, a few friends at an informal birthday party, it being the ninth an niversary of this charming little hos tess. Mrs. O'Dell was ably assisted by her sister, Emma V. Hough, and their program of entertainment and suitable refreshment features could not have been more pleasing under any circumstances than it was to the little girls and boys that were for tunate enough to be present on this occasion. Suitable decorations were provid ed, pink being the main color scheme, and was evidenced in every depart ment of the entertainment. Inter esting games and other suitable fea tures of enjoyment for the children were engaged in and fully relished, in fact the spacious commodious rooms of the large Moothart residence were thrown open to the guests, giving freedom and liberty necessary to en joy themselves to the fullest extent. As the time allotted began to draw to a close those in charge served a most inviting luncheon, consisting of ice cream, cake, home-made candies, etc. After the joyous little group -had spent mcst pleasantly every mo ment of their time, they very gra ciously thanked the good hostess, wishing Leanna many more pleasant anniversaries, bade her an affection ate good-bye and returned to their various homes, with pleasant mem ories of the time spent. Many useful and pretty presents were presented to Leanna for which she very cordially thanked each and understand that she prized thern all most highly. Those present were, Mary, Lu cille and Carina Williams, Frances Mitchell, Dorothy Robinson, Helen Eiayer, Mamie and Thelma 1'rey, Helen Hough, Emily Kate McKinncy, Barbara Caroline Tullock, Elizabeth Gould, Alme Coffman, Virginia and Maxine Byington, Jimmie Watson, Paul Coffman and Firmin Hough. Baby Sunday The beginning of Baby Week will lie observed at all the churches Sun day, March 6th. Special programs will be given in the Sunday schools. Efforts to secure new names for the "Cradle Roll" will be made. CELEBRATE THEIR 32d MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY Last Monday, February 28th, was the thirty-second anniversary of the marriage of Judge and Mrs. Jeff D. Mitchell, and they were honored on the occasion with a family dinner at the home of his son-in-law, Taylor Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Swink and their baby and other members of the Judge's family were present, and pa ter and mater were made to feel that it is good to have loving children and grand children around them. The Times congratulates them and wishes piem many happy and joyous returns of the day. LITERARY SOCIETY MEETING POSTPONED Owing to other entertainments to night (Friday) and the inability of several members to serve, the fort nightly meeting of the Farmington Literary Society which was to be held tonight has been postponed until next Friday, March 10th. A specially good program i3 being arranged, which it is hoped may be published in this pa per next week. FARMS WANTED I have a buyer for a 40-acre well improved farm, located on a rock road. I also have a buyer for 160-acre farm, located within five miles of Farmington. Address, WM. O'SULLIVAN, Phone 134, Farmington, Mo. The Times management will greatly appreciate it if you will give us any news item you may have in mind. Or, if you will telephone it to this office it will be thankfully received. Call 59. Fairyland ,The "Pretend-Land,, that even the grown-ups love, will make you for get care. At the Monarch, March 10. I imiHiimiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiiiiiiiiimM Church Notices IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIHIIIIIIi:ilHi Christian Science Subject of lesson sermon: "Man." Golden text: III John 1:11. Services are held each Sunday morning at 11 o'clock in the new Tet ley building in the halls of the Schu bert School of Music. Christian Church Services will be held next Lord's day as follows: Bible school at 9:55 a. m. May we not hu c a full attendance next Lord's day. Preaching and communion service at 11 a. m. Morning subject, "The High and Lofty One," Isa. 57:15. Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p. m. Preaching at 7:30 p. m. A welcome to all. J. M. Bailey, Minister. The Presbyterian Church Warner H. DuBose, Pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a. m. Morning worship, 11 o'clock. Christian Endeavor, 0:45 p. m. Evening worship, 7:30 p. m. We cordially invite you to worship with us. St. Paul's Lutheran Church H. Hallerberg, Pastor. Sunday Quinquagesima. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. German preaching service at 10:30 m. No service in the evening. The Berea Bible class meets Wed nesday of next week at 7:30 p. m. Subject of lesson : David and Jona- titan. FLAT RIVER Miss Audrey Skaggs spent a few days in St. Louis this week. Mr. and Mrs. John Lane of Grand Rapids, Mich., are staying at the Ho tel Parkin during their canvas of Flat River and vicinity for a picture house of Chicago, which they and crew of three represent. Miss Lydia Palmer of Desloge vis ited in Flat River Sunday and Mon day of this week. Mr. W. A. Gillam of Ironton, Mo., is spending a few days in Flat Riv er. Mr. Gillam is an expert at tun ing, revoicing and repairing any and all makes of pianos. Mr. J. W. Leach, proprietor of the White Kitchen restaurant, left Thurs day afternoon lor bt. Louis tor a short business trip. W. D. Fahland sold his property on ! Bottom Row and is now disposing of his household goods. He will move to Hazel Green, Wis., where he has the promise of employment. Oscar Phillips of Graham, Va., vis ited the past few days with ljis bro ther, J. W. Phillips. Oscar is return ing from the Hawian Islands, where he spent a year or two in the service of Uncle Sam. Mr. G. Hirsh returned to Flat River Friday from St. Louis, where he spent the last week on business. Mr. Giessing, proprietor of the theatre, had the piano tuned and re voiced this week, Mr. Gillam doing the work. Hotels and boarding houses of Flat River have been doing capacity bus iness for the past month and still con tinue to do so. CORRESPONDENTS WANTED This paper wants a good, live, en ergetic correspondent from each school district in St. Francois county, to send in good local news from each community each week. We will be glad to pay well for service rendered. For further information, call on or address A. W. BRADSHAW, Editor The Farmington Times. No wonder Billy Sunday is so ram pantly pro-ally he's just heard that Berlin is always on a Spree. In time of peace prepare for war, and the chances are you'll not get it. Funny none of those "accidental" (ires ever occur in the brewery. W. A. GILLAM : : Expert : ;: PIANO TUNER, Voicing and Repairing Hotel Parkin Flat River, Missouri Phone 506 $9 flmm are said to have first invented the doughnut, now popular throughout the entire world. Our Doughnuts are famous throughout this entire community. Our customers tell us they are "like those mother used to make," and that is the best recommendation a doughnut or any other article of pastry can have. Quality and cleanliness are the twin mottoes of this bakery at all tones. PRIMROSE Rev. R. G. Ramsey of Flat River filled his appointment at the T. M. B. Church Saturday and Sunday. Morris Jones transacted business in Bonne Terre Friday. Mrs. Harvey spent last week in Bonne Terre visiting rfiends and rel atives. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Pettis of Bonne Terre spent .Saturday and Sunday here with friends and relatives. Those who attended church at the T. M. B. Church from Prospect Sun day were: Misses Myrtle and Lulu Cole, Clara Whaley; Messrs. Louis Holdman, Roy Derrickson, Ervin and Marvin Whaley. Mrs. Pettis was the guest of friends and relatives in Bonne Terre the lat ter part of last week. Wm. Snyder made a trip to Bonne Terre Saturday. Miss Grady Wheelehon of near Valles Mines attended services at the T. M. B. Church Sunday. Arvip Rane, who has employment at Crystal City, is at home on a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Rane. Finton Rawson was the guest of his grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rawson, Saturday night. Several from here attended the box supper at the Prospect school house last Tuesday night. Miss Annie Moon was a guest at the home of Wm. Rawson Monday. Less Cash was a guest at the home of his uncle, John Cash, of near Big River, Saturday. Miss Esther Rawson was a guest at the home of John Pettis Monday. Thomas Douglas and Miss Ella Iahn of Desloge were united in mar riage at the home of the former's un cle, Jacob Matthey, Sunday morning, Rev. R. G. Ramsey of Flat River of ficiating. Mr. Douglas is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Douglas, deceased. Miss Iahn is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Iahn of Desloge. Those present at the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Iahn, Mrs. Janey Taylor, Miss Stella Douglas, Robert Kerkos kie, Mr, and Mrs, Jacob Matthpy and Rev. R. G. Ramsey. Several from Big River attended church at the T. M. B. Church Sunday. Your sheep, hogs, cattle, horses and mules are subject to deadly attacks of worms; These ravenous pests multiply by t'i rj-lliona, starve your stock, keep them pour, weak, and out of coriaition. 5AWYET The Great Worm Destroyer and Conditioner 1 a medicated stock salt that will rid every animal on your place of worms quickly end keep them worm free end healthy. No pay if it fails. No dosing, no drenching. Just put it where all your stock can run to it ft eely. They wil) doctor themselves, thrive fatter, and put on money-making flesh. Sal-Vet is not expensive. We cany it in six streo feent 75c up. Come in and get a package to try. You will ftf leiwt wKft the results. Wo guarantee It. For E. M. LAAKMAN. Drusririst THE Germans, even centuries ago, were famous all over Europe for their ability as bread and pastry makers. They I SUGAR GROVE Had a good attendance, as usual, at Sunday school last Sunday. Rev. Mitchell wasn't there, but Mr. Gunette said he was to see him last week on a chicken deal and said he would come next Sunday, the 5th. Everybody come to Sunday school. We have our old faithful superin tendent, Mr. John Pinkston, back. We appreciate his service very much. Mr. Andrew Young If getting en thusiastic over the red hogs. He has a nice lot of thoroughbred Durocs. He is building a fine 40-foot hog house this week. Mr. Charley Myers and family at tended Sunday school at Sugar Grove Sunday. The Taylor school will close the 1st of March. Mr. Linn Horton was late for Sun day school Sunday. We will have to mark him up tardy. Mr. John Williams will have to be careful this week or this weather will get some more of his goats. 'mere is a good deal of sickness in Sugar Grove neighborhood. Mrs. John Gossett was sick last week. Mr. Peter Zolman is on the sick list this week. Harry Noltkempcr and wife have la grippe. There was a singing at Mr. John Haynes. We had a nice time. Miss Nell Zolman has recovered her good health and returned to her po sition in Flat River. Mr. O'Bunnon lost his dog last Monday at Sugar Grove. He took a different route home and the dog missed him. We hope he has found him. The school children can enjoy themselves snow-balling this week. THE SECOND HAND STORE Carries a full line of furniture and stoves, which we will sell for V to 1-3 the price of new. We do furni ture and stove repairing, and uphols tering of all kinds. We also carry a line of good composition Roofing, Bam and Roof Paint; Roof Cement for patching all kinds of roofs. We solicit your patronage, tf., S. P. COUNTS, Manager. Sate hf