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Parafflne at Laakman's Drug Store.
A slight shower of rain fell Wed
nesday night. . i
20 per cent off oft all Low-Cut
Shoes. Farmington Mercantile Co.
!Mrs. W. T. Haile was a St. Louis
visitor Monday.
. ;Se3 the Navy League display in the,
window at Radle's Music Stores
School Supplies at Laakman's Drug
Store. '
H. W. CofReld spent Tuesday and
Wednesday in St. Louis visiting rela
tives. Mrs. Laura Rockwell, of St. Loute.
is visiting her cousin, Mrs. G. W.
Misses Emily Matkin and Willette
Haile left Monday for Columbia, Mo.,
to enter Stephens College.
' School- Supplies at Laakman's Drug
Rev. V. E. Patterson and family of
Greenville, Mo., spent the first of the
week here visiting friends.
Delos Johns and Terry Chandler
left Saturday for Columbia, Mo., to
enter the State University.
And the prices you will find most
reasonable, at Mrs. S. C. Watts. ,
Ward Fleming left Sunday for Col
umbia, Mo., to attend the State Uni
versitv the ensuing year.
Rev. Stophlet, pastor of the Flat
River Presbyterian cnurcn, was
Farmington visitor Saturday.
Latest styles in Fall Hats and
Trimmines at the Enterprise.
m. rM Mrs. Oliver Warren, of
Forest City, Ark., were guests of Mr
and Mrs. O. J. MayDerry ouimay.
Mrs. E. A. Rozier and daughter,
Miss Lavinia, returned Sunday from a
several months vacation in Michigan.
Millinery Opening Saturday, Sep
tember 22nd. Mrs. S. C. Watts.
Tom McKinney left on Thursday
morning for Fulton, where he will en
ter Westminster College for the year.
Miss Alva Marie Clay left Sunday
for Columbia, where she will attend
the State University for the ensuing
School Supplies at Laakman's Drug
Miss Bertha Spaugh, who is teach
ing at Webster Grove, spent the
week's end with home folks in Farm
ington. I. L. Page, editor of the Bonne
Terre Star, was a business visitor in
Farmington Monday and made this
office a pleasant call.
FOR SALE A good sucking mule.
E. P. White, Knob Lick. 33-5t
Miss Kate Shaw, of Farmington,
with her mother, Mrs. Sophia Shaw,
of Libertyville, left for Montana on
an extended visit this week.
Latest Embroidery Designs at the
Enterprise. .
i F. C. Irion, one of the State High
cvinnl Insneetors. was in town Mon
day afternoon and Tuesday morning
inspecting tne nig" omuui.
You have tried the rest, now try the
best Nunnally's Candy for sale by
E. M. Laakman.
Miss May Cover returned the first
of the week from New York, where
Bhe visited with her sister for several
month and took a course in reading.
Frank Tucker came in the first of
the week to spend a few days with
his parents, Judge ana mrs. xv. v
Tucker, before leaving for Yale Uni
versity. Order your Corset at the Enter
prise. Satisfaction guaranteed. Spur-
i.1 n1 non-rusting stays a specialty.
. Mrs. Oris Poupeney and little
jv,fo- r,t St.. Louis, returned home
Monday after a visit with her bro
ther, Prof. Hugh Porter, and other
relatives here.
One-third off of regular list on all
Straw Hats. 1 armingxon
til Company.
m.. t n TTiahpr went to St. Louis
Tuesday 'for the day, returning the
oironino accompanied by Miss
Susan V. Beeson, who had been there
' for several days. '
J Do you get up at night ? Sanol is
surely the best for all kidney or blad
der troubles. Sanol gives relief in
-24 hours from all backache and blad
der troubles. Sanol is a guaranteed
"' remedy. 85c and $1.00 a bottle at the
jdrug Btore.
A great crowd will be in Farming
' !ton today, for the purpose of engag
ing in farewells and God-speeds to the
boys taking their departure to battle
for the upbuilding of humanity.
You have tried the rest, how try the
ifcest-Nunnally's Candy for sale by
E. M. Laakman. . 0 I fi
W E. Crow, editor of the DeSoto
Republican, was in Farmington Wed
nesday boosting the fair which will
be held at that place next week. He
made The Times office a pleasant call
Full line of Window and Door
Screens. You should not fail to see
' and get prices beforo buying.
- Barroll Vail, of Poplar Bluff, stop-
i ped over in Farmington for a day
upon his return from a vacation visit
to Eastern points, for a visit with
his grandmother, Mrs. L. C. barroll,
:' returning home on Wednesday. .
; No matter what style you wish if
" it is new we are showing it. Mrs.
f S. C. Watts.
' E. J. McKinney is this week in
' stalling the latest up-to-date "Butter
; Kist" popcorn machine. It is operat
ed entirely by electricity, and will
prove an attractive addition to this
. popular store's service to patrons.
You have tried the rest, now try the
; best-NumiiUlv's Candy for sale by
, E. M. Laakman.
Dr. C. A. Tetlcy accompanied his
': brother, S. J. Tetley, to Pemiscot
county Saturday to look over the lat
! ter's fine farm. We have just learned
i that Dr. Tetley owns considerable land
there, which was an incentive to his
.'. going.
Houses for sale, on time payments.
; Any one who can pay rent, can own
' his home. See J. S, Clay, Farming-
ton. Mo. 3j
Miss .Bessie Riney. returned, to. St
Louis the 'first of the week to resume
her former position, after spending
the summer with her mother.
Woman's friend is a Large Trial
Bottle of Sanol .Prescription. Fine
for blackheds Eciema and all rough
skin and clear complexion. A real
skin Tonic. Get 35c trial bottle at;
h ,dnjg store. t
Miss Grace Druce returned Satur
day night from Kahokia, Mo., where
se spent several Week? visiting rel
atives and friends. " She was accom
panied home by her , sister, Miss
Blanche, who will remain for a few
weeks' visit.
Sanol Eczema Prescription is a
famous old remedy for all forms of
Eczema and skin diseases. Sanol is
a guaranteed remedy. Get a 85c large
trial bottle at tho drug store'.
Miss Elizabeth Harris, a former
resident of Libertyville, died on the
8th inst, at her home in Barnhart,
Mo., aged 72 years. Miss Harris was
a daughter of the late Thomas Har
ris, and was among the well known old
settlers of the Cook Settlement neigh
borhood in this county.
When you have Backache the liver
orkidneys are sure to be out of gear.
Try Sanol, it does wonders for the
liver, kidneys and bladder. A trial
35c bottle of Sanol will convince you.
Get it at the drug store.
J. A. McCulloueh. who was a teach
er in our public schools last year but
who is now superintendent or schools
at Crystal City, was in town Wednes
day arraneine for the shipping of his
household goods. The opening of Mr.
McCullough s schools has bn de
layed somewhat by the erection of a
new school building.
We have a quantity of Morris &
Co: and Empire Fertilizers, but you
should place your order soon if you
want any this fall, as it is hard to
get and we will not promise to supply
any after our present supply is ex
hausted. Better order now. Tetlcy-
Klein Lumber Co.
We would call attention of our mer
chants and business men, who desire
to reach the public, to the fact that
The Times is going regularly each
week into the homes of an ever in
creasing number of readers. The un
precedented crops bring assurances
that trade will be better than ever
this fall. The general public is com
ing to recognize the merits of goods
that are advertised the kind which
the merchant wants you to know he
handles the kind that he isn't afraid
to stand behind. Purchasers are look
ing for such brands of goods; if you
have them, tell them so.
You had better hand in your orders
at once for fertilizer if you want to
use any this fall, as it is hard to get.
We have some Morris & Co. and Em
pire Brands on hand as present, but
will not promise to supply any after
our present stock is exhausted. Buy
now and be sure. Tetley-Klein Lum
ber Co.
0. J. Ferguson, editor of the Fred-
ericktown Democrat-News, was in
Farmington for a brief stop Tuesday
afternoon, on Ws return fim a bus
iness trip to Flat River. While here
he made the Times office an appre.
ciated call. While O. J. is compara
tively a new man in the newspaper
field, he fits snugly into the groove
that was apparently prepared for him
in such work, and has made good
abundantly on the Democrat-News,
having built up both the newspaper
and job business in that field until he
is compelled to keep quite a force
busy on lucrative work. And he is
deserving of all the good things he is
WANTED A fine Saddle Horse.
My son has placed an order with me
to purchase a gilt-edge saddler for
park riding in New York. Must be,
stylish and sensible, 16 hands high,
five gaits, color black, dark bay or
dapple iron grey, over five years and
under seven years of age. Will pay
a handsome price if suited.
Farmington, Mo.
Col. Charles L. Woods, editor of
the Rolla Herald, and recently ap
pointed Deputy Oil Inspector, under
State Oil Inspector Omar D. Gray,
arrived in Farmington last Thursday
afternoon on his initial visit In an
official capacity, remaining here until
Friday morning, when he caught the
local to Fredericktown. Col. Woods
is an old-time friend of The Times ed
itor, and we were especially pleased
to welcome him to this city. This was
his first visit to this city, and he was
most favorably impressed with the
appearance of Farmington, as well as
the wonders of this county, hereto
fore unknown to him, principal among
whieh were the enormous mining in
dustries of the Lead Belt. He prom
ised to come again, and often.
FOR SALE Farm. 68 1-2 acres
located one mile north of Knob Lick
6-room house, log barn, good well and
fine spring on the place. Bearing or
nhard. Also 3 head of mules and one
mare, 8 head of hogs, farming tools,
etc. . Sale or trade for good town prop
erty in Lead Belt or county. Price
very reasonable for quick sale. Come
and look it over or write to owner.'
Wm. Randall, Knob Lick, Mo.
The editor of Tho Times left Tkurs
dnv mornine to attend the annual
of the 'State Press Associa
tion, which convenes in St. Louis at
the American Hotel the same day.
A very attractive program has been
mapped out, which includes, aside
from the business meetings, an auto
tour of the various points of interest
in tho city, a day on a river steamer
Friday, ending with a visit to jencr
Barracks to see the soldiers pa
rade and drill and supper with them
olittle later, also possibly an excur
sion to Jefferson City baturday lor
an inspection of the new capitol build
ing. This latter is not a certainty,
however, as it will depend upon
whether the Missouri Pr.cific will have
a train to spare from its work 'of
moving the troops at the behest of the
the Times
on its full armour for the
good of this community .
' Tntr Srctro una nf ihn Wiinfl-nrinns
fr6mvFlatr jRiyor wn0 was .charged
with highway robbery, attempted to
commit suicide in the county jail
Tuesday, about 3:30 o'clock by .jump-led
ine off the top of a cell onto his head
On tne nOOr. xie was unconscious iur
nearly two hours after his attempted
suicide, until about 5 o'clock. I
Upon examination by Dr. Robinson
no fracture of the skull was found.
but two soft spots on each side of his
head were the only injury, notice
able. This testifies to the . '""-that
Tony is rather "solid-headed.
There is no reason evident why he
should attempt such a rash act. He
had been acting rather strangely for
several days before, and it is possible
that he was temporarily insane at
the time.
He is one of the four who broke jail
recently and who was captured the
next day.
Peter Zolman and Marion" Haynes
have started their molasses mill this
John Haynes of this vicinty, who
is carrying mail on Route 5 from
Farmington, tells us of a fine water
melon which was raised by Mrs. Jack
Ball on that route. It measured 36
inches long, 30 1-4 inches around and
weighed 46 pounds.
Mrs. Will O'Bannon and children of
near Esther spent Sunday with Tom
O'Bannon here.
Mrs. Edward Perkins and Mrs. Wm.
London were euests of Mrs. R. C.
Martin Tuesday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Louis Horton and Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Perkins visited
Bazil Zolman of Route 3 last Sunday
Miss Mary O'Bannon visited her
mother near Knob Lick Saturday and
Mrs. Richard Thomas of St. Louis
is the guest of her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Fmkstort, here tnis weeK.
Those from this vicinty who at
tended the services of the I. B. S. A
class at Electric Place Sunday and
Sunday evenine were: Mr. and Mrs
Howard Haynes, John and Stanley
Haynes and Koscoe .oiman.
Henry Nicdert and family attended
the funeral of Henry Hermann in
Farmincrton Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. London spent
Sunday at the home of Harry Nolt-
Mr. and Mrs. Will Niedert and lit
tle riaue-hter. Bernice. of Elvins, were
euests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henrv Niedert here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Parks and
tinus-liter of Esther and Rev. and Mrs.
R. C. Martin visited at the home of
J. Y. Gossett Sunday.
Mrs. John Maynard of Farmington
spent last week-end with her sister,
Mrs. Peter Zolman.
Pete Weiss and family of Doe Run
visited Mrs. Weiss' parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Short. Sunday.
Ed Ake and mother have returned
to the home of his niece, Mrs. Dave
Hartshorn, after a visit in the Lead
Miss Blanche Haynes was the
guest of Miss Anna Niedert Sunday
afternoon. I
Miss Dora London and father, Mr.
and Mrs. Luke Mouser and children
of Flat River and Mrs. Herman
Shroeder of St. Louis were guests of
Wm. London and family Monday eve-
mnK- ...
Mr. and Mrs. tla Williams and
daughter, Miss Fannie, spent Sunday
at the home or Thos. tiigniey on ..
R. No. 4.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Morton of Un
ion. Nebr.. who have been visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Hunt,
of this neighborhood, Iclt Wednes
day for their home.
Miss flellie iSyington returned to
the home of her father Sunday, after
short visit with Mrs. Dave Harts
J. F. O'Bannon of Esther called on
relatives here Saturday evening.
Those who spent Sunday at tne
home of L. T. Hunt were: Mr. and
Mrs. Elbert Hunt of Farmington,
Misses Bessie and Stella Cunningham
of Flat River, and Mr. and Mrs. E.
Morton of Union, Nebr.
Ed Ake and mother left here Wed
nesday for a short visit in St. Louis.
Miss Augusta Schilling of Farm
ington spent last week-end with her
parents here.
Miss Emma Bowling, who has em
nlovment at State Hospital No. 4,
spent Saturday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. dames cowling.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harter and
family motored to Farmington Sun
The Chestnut Kidge school Degan
Monday with Prof. Young as teach
er. Mrs. Ed Bloom and children spent
Sunday with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Wampler of this route.
Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Vaugh and
sons, Allen and Paul, spent Sunday
with her brother, Joe Watts, and fam
ily. .. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Lang and
children of Flat River spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Miller and
family of this route.
Miss Elvie Wampler and brother,
Noah, who have employment at State
Hospital No. 4, are spending the
week with home folks.
Alvie Wampler of Flat River spent
Saturday night and Sunday with rel
atives on this route.
"Grandma" Watts is spending the
week with her son, Joe Watts, and
family of Clearview.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Loker and
family of Valle Forge spent Satur
day night and Sunday with her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. James Bowling,
Miss Mamie Counts spent Sunday
with her friend, Miss Elvie Wampler,
Tuesday, September 18, 1917, Jus
tice Good united in the bonds of wed
lock Ed Sirclum and Pearl Umfleet,
both of Mine La Motte. Peter Sir
clum was eroom'sman and Viririe Sir
clum was bride's maid. The newly-
weds will make their home in Mine
La Motte, where they have a host of
- The departing of many of our firfe
i young people of ' Farmington for
; school in the last few days has remind.
The Times of the unusually good
representation Farmington has in the
uuul - uuuiihi iiiaiiiwiiuiio
and elsewhere.
The large number of "seekers after
knowledge" from this place testifies
that Farmineton is thorouehly wide
awake to the needs and advantages of
college education. ,
Many professions are being trained
for by our Farmington young met
and women. Some are preparing to
bo able to take upon themselves the
responsibilities of a teacher and to
instruct our school children over the
land. Some are preparing themselves
to become lawyers, some physicians,
and still others are preparing to be
come engineers, miners, ministers and
other professions in life.
The representatives ot i-armington
at the different schools are: Miss
Edith Davis at the Cape Girardeau
Normal; Ward Fleming, Terry Chand
ler. Frank Lodbetter. Delos Johns
and Miss Alva Clay at the State Uni
versity at Columbia,, Mo.; Carson and
Kunson Morris, at the Missouri
School of Mines at Rolla, Mo.; My
ers Mayberry and Opal Evans, at
William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo.;
William Huff and Miss Doris Swink,
at Drury College, Springfield, Mo.;
Tom McKinney, at Westminster Col
lege, Fulton. Mo.; Misses Dee Allen
McKiney and Virgina Sutherland, at
Synodical College, Fulton, Mo.; Miss
es Virtrinia Marburv and Alma Wil
liams, at Lindenwood College, St.
Charles, Mo.; Misses Willette Haile
and Emily Matkin, at Stephens Col
lege, Columbia, Mo.; Ewart Crowe, at
Central College, Fayette, Mo.; Miss
Frances Flowers, at Kirksville, Mo.,
Normal; Miss Georgia Bailey, at
East Kentucky Normal School; Leon
Haile, at St. Louis University, and
Homer Clay, at Washington Univer
aitv. St. Louis. Also. Farmineton -is
represented in Yale University by
Frank Tucker. Clyde Gale will also
leave soon to enter some college.
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"In as much as ye have done it un
to one of the least ye have done it
unto me."
Are vou a Red Cross disciple?
No Red Cross service of any sort
or nature is obligatory. Willingness
to help where one can is our motto.
AWAKE! and give aid. through
the Red Cross to our boys who are
leaving us, "destination unknown." to
fight for a world peace and YOU.
More sewing machines are needed
by the sewing units. Have you one
to lend?
"Tag Day" has been changed to
Saturday, 6ctober sixth. Count the
cost anil give what help you cau.
Prepare for it. Tho Chapter hopes
to enlarge its treasury so as to car
ry on our work in this section.
"Wp would like the name of every
man,, woman and child in tnis com
munity , on the Red Cross roll. The
mcniberships are as follows: Red
Cross .member, $1.00; Subscribing
member, $2.00; Contributing member,
$5.00; Sustaining member, $10.00;
Life member, $25.00; Patron member,
The local Chapter received this
week a liberal contribution from our
Congressman, Mr. Hensley.
Mr. Trauernicht has some beauti
ful Red Cross pins that you can buy
for 25 cents each. The little but
tons are given when you become a
member. ,
Two million "Comfort Kits1' are to
be made at once by the American Red
Cross for the army and navy. They
are to be made under the direction of
the St. Louis Chapter. One million
of the "Kits" are to go to our army
and the other million to the Russian
army as a token of cheer.
,Tha Red Cross Commissioner in
France has advised about comfort
kits as follows: "They should contain
nine and tobacco pouch, heavy socks,
handkerchiefs, wash cloths and soap,
mouth organ or game, pencil, writ
ing nancr or pad, and envelopes, and
if possible sincle-bladcd knife and
You will notice in the stores in town
"Gift Baskets" for our soldiers, plac
ed there by the Red Cross Chapter.
Their purpose is to receive any small
donation such as may occur to you
while shopping. A package of chew
ing gum or candy, cigarettes and ci
gars, pipe and tobacco, handkerchief,
tooth paste, or a bottle of refresh
ing toilet water, anything you think a
man would like. These will be col
lected and sent by November, in time
to cheer with a remembrance at
Christmas time.
Not every woman may become a
Red Cross nurse, for certain experi
ence and training are necessary to
qualify for the position, put every wo
man, of whatever age or condition in
life may help the Red Cross move
ment. The best way to do this is to
join a local working unit, to make
hospital garments for the parent so
ciety. Every man can help by join
ing his local Red Cross Chapter, pac
ing for his membership $1 and up, as
much as his purse, generosity and pa
triotism suggest.
"Greater love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his
friend." Our. soldiers are placing their
lives upon the altar of our country.
Let us show our appreciation of the
great sacrifice they are making by
helping on the work of the Red Cross,
whose ministering love and care may
be needed by them in the hospitals at
the front.
The first contingent of our home
boys leave today for training in our
great national army. Every mem
ber of the Farmington Red Cross
Chapter should therefore feel a per
sonal interest in the American Red
cross society, wnose mission is io
care lor ana nurse tnose wno may
be wounded or taken sick. It is a
great humanitarian as well as a pa
triotic work. By contributing to it
you are contributing to the comfort
of our home boys, on the land or on
t.ie sea.
All the news $1.00 the year
Buy your shoes, piece
goods, China ware, school
supplies, dolls and tojs at
and save
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1 Church Notices
Christian Science.
Subject of lesson sermon: "Matter."
Golden text: Psalms 136:1,16.
Services are held each Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock and Wednesday
evening at 8 o'clock, in the News
building. The Wednesday night meet
ing includes testimonies of healing
; relation Kronen. A free miblic
Reading Room and Lending Library,'
maintained in the same ounuing, u.
open on Monday and Thursday after
noons from two to four o'clock.
A cordial invitation is extended to
all to attend these services and visit
the Reading Room
Presbyterian Church
Robert S. Boyd, Pastor.
Ynn are invited to attend services
here Sunday. Morning hour, 11
nVWk! evening. 7:30 o'clock. Thai
Senior meets at 6:45 p. m. Sunday
school at 9:45 a. m. Prayer meeting,
Wednesday evening at 7:30. Teacher
training immediately after at 8:15 to
9 o'clock, no later. Y'ou are cordially
invited to come to any or all of these
services. The pastor will occupy the
pulpit next Sunday.
Cottage prayer meetings are tam
being held at 9:30 to 10 a. m. every
Wednesday morning. Attend the one
nearest you. They are worth while in
such an hour of sorrow as we find our
nation and our homes. Our good
wishes, our daily prayers shall follow
"The Boys of St. Frapcois County"
who leave for training camp today.
We will not fail you!
M. E. Church
H. A. Mitchell, Pastor.
Sunday school at 9:30, prompt.
Morning worship at 10:50. Illus
trated sermon to the children, follow
ed by sermon on "Enlarging the Hor
izon. Junior E. L. at 2:30.
Epworth League at 6:30,
Gospel Team at 6:30.
Evening worship at 7:30.
A welcome to each service.
Lutheran Church
H. Hallerberg, Pa3tor.
Annual Mission Festival. Wheat, per bushel . .?2.06
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Flour, per 100 tbs...$5k90 to 6.10
German preaching service at 10:30 j,ieat unbolted, per bu 2.50
a. m. Sermon by tho Rev. C. . -Meal, bolted, per bu 2.55
Drewes, Field Secretary of Missions Mixed feed, per 100 lbs... 2.25
among the Colored, of St. Louis. I Ship-Stuff, per ' 100 lbs 2.75
English preaching service at 2:30 Brani per 100 )t,s 1.95
p. m. Sermon by the Rev. J. Frenz,: Corn, pet bushel 2.20
of Festus, Mo. i Corn, per bushel 2.40
Illustrated lecture by the Rev., gutter, per pound..., 35
Drewes at 7:30 p. m. Subject: "OurE(,g3i per tozcn , 35
Missions Among the Colored in North chickens, spring, per lb. 20
Carolina." , I Hens, per lb .18
A special collection will be lifted ; Ducks, per lb ..1 .18
in all services of the day for the ben- i Bacon, per lb :30
efit of missions. j Hav. nor ton $17.00 20.00
A cordial welcome to all. " "
The Berea Bible Class meets next e , T
Wednesday evening., Subscribe nOW 3)1 the year
Choice Timothy
Red Top solid seed
Orchard Grass
AlMfa native
Rye, $2.10 per bushel
Elein Grocer Go.
An efficiency campaign is being
conducted in the (Baptist church by
Rev. C. C. Cunningham, of Marshall,
Mo., son of Pastor O. H. L. Cunning
ham. Rev. C. C. Cunningham is effi
ciency expert for the Saline Asso
ciation of North Missouri and has
been conducting efficiency campaigns
all over the State.
In the afternoons he lectures on
the organizations, activities, equip
ment and finances of a church and in
the evenings he delivers sermons.
The meeting started Sunday and
will continue two weeks. So far a
good crowd has been in attendance at
all services, and much interest has
been shown.
The annual mission festival of St.
j Paul's Lutheran congregation will be
( celebrated Sunday. Lutherans of
Flat River, Bismarck, Pilot Knob and
other points will participate in this
celebration. Three services will be
held. In the morning at 10:30, Ger
man services will be held; the Rev.
C. F. Drewcs, of St. Louis, will preach
the sermon. Rev. Drewcs is the Field
Secretary of the Lutheran Missions
among the colored people of this
country. He will, therefore, have a
special message to bring to all who
will come to hear him. In the eve
ning at 7:30, Rev. Drewcs will give
an illustrated lecture in English, show
ing the mission field among the colored
people of North Carolina.
In the afternoon at 2:30, services
will be held in English, and the Rev.
J. Frenz, of Festus, will occupy the
pulpit. There will be special sing
ing by the children of the day school.
The church choir will render spe
cial music in the morning and evening
services. The collections lifted in the
services are for the benefit of mission
ary work. During 1916 the Synod
with which the local Lutheran congre
gation is affiliated, raised $889,505.91
part of this money is raised at the
ennual mission festivals celebrated by
almost every congregation of the Sy
nod. '
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