THE FARMINGTON TIMES, FARMINGTON, MISSOURI.
FOR YOUR OWN INTERESTS BY ATTENDING OUR
Spring Millinery Opening
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ty welcome, and good
value for your money.
Our styles are both nov
el and correct.
n Farmington Tuesday.
Miss Anna Brewer of Farmington
eturned home after a week's visit
vith her uncle, Henry Revoir, and
Louis Bourgeois was a business vis
tor in Farmington Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Honry Rroir were
hopping in Farmington Monday.
Rev. P. F. Chatman of St. Louis de
livered a Bermon at the M.,E. Church
Sunday, quarterly conference day.
:: COUNTY CORRESPONDENCE ::
Mrs. W. Bayless of Flat River was
the guest of her mother, Mrs. W.
Johnson, last week.
Bayless brothers visited home folks
Miss Concie Presnell, who has been
visiting friends here, left Tuesday for
her home in St. Francois.
Geo. and Jess Bible are visiting
home folks here this week.
Miss Mattie Webb left Sunday foi
ner scnooi at copennagen, alter a
day's visit with her mother.
Brad Parmley returned last week
A rook party was given Tuesday ev
ening at the home of Ralph Hughes.
Those present were Florence Acuff,
Mary MeFarland, Lee Vanamberg,
1 nxie Bayless and George Wallace.
A pleasant evening was spent.
Geo. Jennings was a Knob Lick vis
Mr. Kennedy, who has employment
in the Lead Belt, visited his family
here last week.
Mrs. Bird and Mr;-.. Govcro were
Farmington visitors Tuesday.
Quite a number of our High School
pupils were in Farmington last week
taking teacher's examination.
Emmett Murphy and family left
Monday for Mine La Motte, where
they will reside.
A birthday dinner was given Friday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bay
less, in honor of Mr. Bayless. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wha
ley of St. Francois, the Bayless bro
thers, Cy, Mac and Geo. from St.
Francois, Miss Vogal of St. Francois,
Will McDowell and wife of Desloge,
Jeff McDowell of Desloge, Mrs. Blanch
McGcorge, Mrs. White, Edgar and
Bon Myers and Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Matkin. A delicious dinner was serv
ed. All left saying they had spent a
delightful day, and wishing Mr. Bay
less many more happy birthdays.
Harry Hughes and Howard Bayless
were Farmington visitors Tuesday.
. Hugh McDowell is visiting home
folks this week.
James Marlow of Desloge spent
Sunday at the bedside of his mother,
Mrs. H. Marlow, who has been very ill
for some time.
James Lowe is on the sick list at
Mrs. Peterson was shopping in
Ethel Johnson left last week for a
visit in the Lead Kelt.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Benton were Fred
ericktown visitors Tuesday.
Misses Maggie and Sadie Skinner
returned Saturday from Desloge.
Quite a number are sufferng with
bad colds and la grippe in this vicinity.
Henry McLarney is advertising a
public sale for next Saturday.
Henry Kennon is the guest of his
Win. Lenz was a Mine La Motte
Mrs. Umfleet of Mine La Motte
was visiting relatives here Monday.
There was no church here last Sun
day on account of the preacher's wife
Prof. M. W. Crowder spent from
Friday evening until Monday morning
with home folks at Farmington.
Wni, Lenz and family have been on
the sick list the past week with la
'The school here is progressing nice
ly. Will Keipe of Libertyville Was in
our community one day the past week.
John A- Smith is reported to be
much worse. ''I '!' ''
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Ferguson
spent Sunday at Knob Lick the guests
of the latter's sister.
Geo. Simpson of Libcrtyville spent
last Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs.
Dr. Barron was in our community
Mrs. P. G. Keith went to Farming
ton last Saturday.
Howard Price and family of near
Avon visited recently with Mrs.
Price's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. F.
Stinhlman, of this place.
F. M. Biggs, who is doing carpen
ter work at Mine La Motte, spent a
few days last week with his family
Born, March 2nd, to Mr. and Mrs.
Ed Roan, a boy.
Mrs. Fcuder spent the latter part of
last week with Farmington friends.
Billy Brockmiller who has been sick
for some time, is not much improved,
we are sorry to say.
Ardin Sanders was a pleasant call
er in this community last Sunday afternoon.
J. Cowley passed through here last
Cleo McDuffie of Womack visited
relatives here last Sunday.
E. 0. Presnell was a business vis
itor in the Lead Belt the lirst of the
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tillman were
snopping in l-armington last Satur
D, M. Ijewis, who has been having
trouble with one of his eyes, is re
ported to have lost the sight of it.
Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Holmes visited
relatives in Frcdericktown last Sat
urday night and Sunday.
Mrs. A. J. Bell is on the sick list
at this writing.
P. A. Cushion was a business vis
itor at Lloyd Ferguson's, near Cross
Roards, last Saturday.
Frank Simpson and Albert Detring
left last Saturday to seek employ
ment. They did not know iust then
where they would locate.
Homor Presnell spent last Friday
i.ight with friends at Leadwood.
Several from here attended the sale
at Emanuel Smith's, near Avon, last
J. E. Burns spent a few hours at
his farm here last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Strahlman and
family -and Pvof. C. B. McClintock
spent last Sunday at the home
Violet Simpson returned home las
Friday, after spending a week with
friends in harmington.
Youn Cashion returned to his home
hsre lest weak, after spending the
past two years with '.lis grand parents
in Honnesey, Oklahoma.
Dr. Dillard of Farmington made a
professional call here last Monday.
M. Cox of near Fredericktown was
a business visitor here the first of the
Grandpa Johnson is quite poorly at
Henry Lawson was a Bonne Terre
visitor last Monday.
Mrs. L. Clark and daughter, Anna,
visited at the home of their daughter
and sister at No. 6 Desloge last Mon
day. Miss Josephine Penberthy spent
Saturday, Sunday and Monday with
her parents at Hickory Grove.
Elmer Clark transacted business in
Bonne Terre Sunday.
Mrs. Caroline Lalamondere is con
valescing, after an attack of la
R. M. Jackson of Flat River spent
luesuay witn nis ramily here.
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. An
dy Moyer is Quite Doorlv with ton-
Wm. J. Kcay of Elvins was on our
streets last Monday.
Mrs. Lizzie Reed spent the latter
part of last week with relatives near
Grandpa Overstreet of Irondale died
at the home of his son Thursday,
tuberculosis, paralysis and pneumonia
causing his death. Interment took
place on Friday at Hickorv Grove.
Frank Morris is critically ill at this
Mrs. Hoze Eaton spent Saturday and
Sunday in the city.
M. H. Mayberry moved from the
Mason building on Business street to
Ivan Mackey transacted business in
Bonne Terre Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Morris visited
relatives in Frankclay Tuesday.
Mrs. utiver Crump of Libcrtyville
parted the following day for their new
home near Leadington. While we re
gret to lose' these estimable people
from our community we wish them
well in their new home and also wel
come Mr. Blaylock and family to our
midst, whom Mr. Smith traded with.
One of the most successful terms of
school taught at New Church closed
last Fiday, Miss Ethel B. Rodgers
Doing the efficient teacher. Several
patrons and friends called in the af
ternoon and viewed the work of the
pupils shown while they were busily
engaged in a ciphering match, which
was very interesting and much en
joyed by all. However, owning to the
inclement weather, there were not as
many in attendance as would have
been had the weather not been so. Ev
en the elderly folks showed their in
terest by lending a helping hand in
ciphering, as well as giving excellent
talks, complimenting the work done
the past term of school along the line
ot advancement ot the pupils, which
speaks well for Miss Rodgers as an
instructor. Certificates of perfect at
tendance were awarded Perry Haney
and Miss Gladys Daineley.
SUGAR GROVE AND ROUTE 2
Many of the people of this neigh
borhood attended the sale of J. H. Or-
ten's last Friday.
Mrs. Dave Hartshorn and little son,
Glen, Mrs. John Haynes and daugh
ters, Misses Blanche and Lucy, and
Miss Nellie Byington spent last Fri
day wiht Mrs. Lucy Martin.
Harry Noltkemper was notified
Monday of the death of his sister,
Mrs. Robert Burgess, of Esther.
Misses Maud and Mabel Mills of
Farmington spent last week with the
family ot D. E. Hartshorn.
B. F. Casteel spent last Sunday
with J. W. Pinkston.
A number of young folks spent
ftunaay evening with Miss Edith
Waiss. Those present were, Misses
Verena Blomcyer, Blanche Pinkston,
Anna Niedert of Farmington, and
Helen and Blanche Haynes; Dan
Haynes, Herman Niedert, Eugene Wil
liams and Emmett London.
Miss Patlvn fl'Rannnn uV, hoc
left for her home Wednesday, after j a position at the State Hospital No. 4,
spending two weeks here with her , spent Monday afternoon with hei
Mr. and Mrs. Joe LaGrand and lit
tle daughter motored to Festus on
Mrs. John Taylor is on the sick, list
at this writing.
The wedding bells in Leadwood arc
tuning up for a double wedding this
brother, Tom, of this place.
Miss Nellie Byington is spending
this week with her parents.
Dan O'Sullivan of Doe Run made
a business call at R. C. Martin's Fri
day. Herman Niedert and sister, Miss
Anna, ot rarmmgton, spent Saturday
evening at tne nome ot John liaynes
You are cordially invited to view this exhibit,
for seldom has it been our good fortune to assem
ble so choice a lot of wonderful creations. Not on
ly in beauty, but in variety will this display sur
pass any showing of previous seasons. There will
be hats both large and small (and fashion has de
creed that either is correct), hats for matron and
miss in all of the smart new shapes and colors in
short, the kind of hats that compel admiration.
Come, and See for Yourself
RAINS & CROFT
Miss Cora Keeling was visiting her
sister, Mrs. J. M. Brannon, of l'arm
ington the latter part ot last week.
L. V. Bourgeois and daughter, Lucy
were farmington Viators Saturday
P. P. Gruner was a business visitor
m Farmington Wednesday.
Adam Keeling was a business visit
or in Desloge Tuesday.
Dick McCleod was visiting his.bro
ther, Jesse, here Monday and Tues
Mrs. John Rosenstengel has moved
here until her school is out to let the
children finish high school.
Niek Gamble moved onto his farm
soutnwest of Doe Run Friday.
Mrs. , Martin Fleming was shopping
Mrs. S. C. Watts
Iron Mountain Stock Farm's
AT 10 O'CLOCK A. M.
Plows, Harrows, Discs,
Cultivators, Grain Drills,
Grass Seed Drill, Mowers,
Binders, Corn Shredder,
Harness, Carts, Buggy,
and other articles too numerous to mention.
0. D. AMES, Supt.
Emmett London and Elliott Mever
, called at the home of Philip Thomure
marcn is siurung in wun its regu- Saturday evening.
lar failing wind, wind. wind. Anione those who attended t,h
Born, to Mr. ami Mrs. Ed Roan, burial of Mrs. Robert Burgess at the
rriuay, reD. ana, a ooy. ; uienoe graveyard Tuesday were
R. J. Huffstutter of F'redericktown 1 Messrs. and Mesdames Harrv Nolt.
was in this community the first of the kemper, D. E. Hartshorn and Louie
week. ! Horton; Mrs. John Havnes and daueh-
Miss Mabel Heberlic is staying with I ter, Miss Blanche, and Mrs. Wm. Lon-
Mr. and Mrs. r. fit. Boyd this week. ) don; Dan and Marion Haynes and
mr. ana airs, jonnme Hnvd spent
over Sunday at the home of the let
ter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Schoff, of
Mrs. George Beard and little son.
Morgan, are visiting Mrs. Beard's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bryan, of
Miss Laura Govcreau returned Sun
day to her home near River Aux Vases
after having spent the past week with
relatives and friends at this place.
Don t forget that Saturday evening.
March 10th, is the box supper and en
tertainment at the Avon school. W.
E. Coffer, being the competent in
structor insures it to be a success. The
ladies are requested to bring well
filled boxes and the gents the cash.
Abram fannth of route 4, Farming-
ton, motored through our town Sun-
C. A. Boyd was a Coffman caller
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sheer and Mrs.
H. King were business visitors near
mere was no school at this nlace
Tuesday on account of the death of
Samuel Haney, who after a lingering
illness, passed away at his home near
Eads, Sunday evening about 8 o'clock.
Interment took place at the Haney
cemetery Tuesday at 11 a m. Rev.
Coffer conducted the funeral services.
Misses Genevieve and Martha Valle
of near Coffman 'were guests .of their
sister, Mrs. Burl Evans, and family
the public fale which wn oivon hv
E. M. Smith last Tuesday, was well at
tended, and most everything sold at
top price. Mr. Smith and family de-
Emmett London, from this district.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Short of Elvins
spent a few days this week at the
home of John Short. They came to be
present at the burial of Mrs. Short's
brother, Fred Hana.
A. M. Hanna, formerly of this neigh
borhood but now of Laporte, Ind., ar
rived here on the I. S. train at noon
Wednesday with the body of his son,
Ferd. Ferd Hanna died of pneumonia
in a hospital at Laporte March 3. He
was Hi years and G months of age.
Rev. J. N. Sitton held a short fune
ral service at the grave. Interment
occurred in the Woodman cemetery
north of F'armington. A. M. Hanna
and family are well known in this and
Ste. Genevieve counties. This is the
second son Mr. Hanna has buried
here within the last two months;
William, aged 8 years, was burled
Jan. a. Another one of his children,
a daubhter, is in a serious condition
at present with pneumonia.
Jo!in Wampler made a business trirj
to Flat River Tuesday.
Lucy and Mary Bowling spent the
week-end with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. James Bowling.
Noah Hammors made a business trip
to Flat River the first of the week.
Wimple and Elliot Gordon were
pleasant callers at Oak Grove last
Harve Bowling of Flat River spent
a few days with friends and relatives
of this route recently.
Mrs. Mary Wampler, who has been
sick for some time, is improving slowly-
John Wampler is on the sick list
Don't forget the box supper and en
tertainment at Avon next Saturday
night, March 10th. You are prom
ised a jolly time.
ber of fine cickens from the Wm. Wat
Tom Pritchett is recovering from
the grip. . .
Alvin Korber, Jacob Werner and
H. - C. Sutton last Tuesday choppctl
down a big oak on the side of the road
near J. W. Hopkins. The oak was an
old landmark and measured four feet
across the stump.
J. A. Ball and daughter. Mary Kate.
are spending a few days with the
former's brother, Wm. Ball, of Rey
0. R. Mills of Farmington and
Frank Barton of Route 2 snent Tues
day night with the latter's lather, T.
M. Burton, who has been confined to
his bed the past four months with la
Winifred House who has been ill
with pneumonia, is better at this writ
There was a spelling match and box
supper at the Prospect school house
Saturday night. It was given by the
B. Y. P. U. at that place. It was well
attended, considering the weather con
ditions. Lass Cash of Bonne Terre was here
visiting friends Sunday night and
Ellis Moon and Lawton Crossman
attended the spelling match and box
supper at the Prospect school house
Will Dickerson of near Melzo has
purchased an automobile. We have al
so been informed that W. A. Jones,
merchant and postmaster of Melzo,
has purchased one.
Samuel Jones and Elmer Rawson
were visitors in Bonne Terre one day
Lawton Crossman was a visitor at
the home of Wm. A. Moon Saturday
Miss Grady Wheelehon of near Valle
Mines and Edwin Murphy of near
Big River attended the spelling
match and box supper at the Prospect
School House Saturday night.
Firman Moon was a guest of Law
ton Crossman Sunday.
Jake Moses made a trip to Bonne
FlnvH T.nwunn wia a i ... 1...
inome of his grandoarents. Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Lawson, Sunday evening.
Ernest Meyer of Bonne Terre, Jake
Murphy, Jr., of near Big River and
Arnold Pratte attended the spelling
match and box supper at the Prospect
school house Saturday night.
We are having some cold weather
at this writing.
Robert Jones, who has employment ,m
at Herculaneum, -was here visiting Jfl
friends and relatives the latter part M
of last week.
FOR CITY OFFICES
Luke Jarrette. who has been con
fined to his bed for three weeks with
la grippe, is able to be up again.
Alvin Korber and A. T. Clark of
Farmington spent Sunday with H. C.
Eli and J. W. HoDkins attended the
Clark sale near Doe Run Saturday.
Henry Tawfall was shopping in
The saw mill at Edward Dugal's
is ready to operate.
W. G. Watson transacted business in
Mrs. Samuel Crawford, who snent
the past week with her daughter, has
Joe Clark has removed to the Lend
Belt, where he has secured employment.
The Burch school is eettine ready
for a small entertainment to be given
at the close of the term.
Mrs. Mattie Tawfall. who has beenl We are authorized tn mnminra
quite ill, is speedily recovering, ad ' following candidates for City Offices
t is hoped she will be home soon. J at the April election, 1917:
Joe Clark and W. G. Watson
the guests of their friend, F. .W. Rob-' ' """''
Mrs. Jetta Watson and MissTishie
Moore were guests of Mrs. Iona Wat
son this week.
Henry Tawfall has procured a num-
L. W. BLOMEYER.
Mrs. John Wampler and son, Noah,
spent several days recently with
friends and relatives in Flat River.
Mr. ana Mrs. R. P. Loker of Valle
Forge spent Sunday with the latter's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Bow
ling, of this route.
Born, Feb. 28, 1917, to the wife of
Bill Bowling, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Hcndrix are
the proud parents of a baby girl, born
March 2, 1917.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard , Wampler
were greatly shocked. Saturday piorn--ing
ny finding their thre-weaks old
baby dead in bed. ,.,
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