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THE FARMINGTON TIMES, FARMINGTON,- MISSOURI THE FARMINGTON TIMES Published Every Friday A. W. BRADSHAW, Editor. EDW. C. BARROLL, Solicitor!, Telephone No. 59. Entered as second-class matter at the Postoffice at Farmington, Mo. Subscription, $1.00 a year, in advance THE NATION'S MOTTO: "Save the Waste and Win the War." OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE For the past several weeks The Times has been trying to impress up on its readers the very great impor tance of renewing their subscription now immediately as a renewal will WHAT THE BOVS ARE DOING ' AT CAMP FUNSTON 700 More Men SOLDIER INSURANCE guarantee the paper to those so re newing, for at least a year, at the present price of $1.00, even though the subscription price will probably be raised, in the not far distant fu ture, to $1.50 the year. While many have paid up their ar rearages, besides paying for a year in advance, and while we have also added many new names to our sub scription list within the past few weeks, there are many who are still in arrears on their subscription to this paper. We feel that, in many cases at least, this neglect is unintentional, and for this reason we are giving greatest publicity in this issue to all who are in arrears on subscription. Several methods are being used, so that it will be impossible but that at least one of them will catch the eye of ev ery delinquent. We are going to all this extra trou ble so as to prevent your missing a single copy of The Times, when things are appearing each week that you should know about, and which it is our earnest desire that you have an op portunity of reading in your own pa per, that you have bought and paid for, without doing as so many others are doing these days borrowing it from your neighbor. Another thing that we are trying to give you the benefit of is a subscrip tion to this paper for another year at the present price $1 the year. The chances all seem to be in favor of an early increase in the subscrip tion price of this paper, which is one - . , X nnnaiXI Ytl Vll 1 ell oA OI tne largest uuuniy in the entire State, just as most other and much smaller papers have already advanced their prices. We dislike exceedingly to drop from our list a single one of our present subscribers, but the time has come when we can no longer delay taking a pronounced and definite course in the matter. of our subscription busi ness. Even with an advance in the subscription price, it would not be fair for us to carry some, while the bulk of them paid the price. That would aimnlv be takine money from the "good ones" to pay for the "bad ones." The Times, we believe, is improving each week, and we propose to make it a positive household necessity, throughout St. Francois county, at least. Our friends tell us it is get ting better each week, and we believe they are absolutely correct. Let us try and convince you, too, of such fact. Even if you fail to be convinced that there is room for improvement in The Times, we will guarantee to keep you interested in these columns, or re ' fund the money. But from this time on the money must be forthcoming in advance on subscription. When you see the Blue Cross you must get busy and renew immediately, else the interesting stories that are ; being printed in The Times, from .i week to week, will be broken into by your missing one or more copies of this paper, which you really cannot ai- ford to do. We are puttingforth our very best efforts to do our part. It is now up to you to do a little by "kicking in" that dollar in advance subscription, whether you are' now . getting The' Times or desire that we place your name on our "Roll of Hon or." " ' , After a conference lasting more than !a month, between steel producers and the War Industries Board, reductions have been announced in the prices of steel products ranging from w to w tjer cent. This great reduction in prices will take effect January 1st, next, and will be applicable .to the American Government, the public and the Allies. All this, too, has been brought about without any- wage re the steel plants. It did not ...m .,,h a heartless task, either. Why couldn't the milk trust be de- Many of the quotas of drafted men are arriving here one or two men short, says the Globe-Democrat of September 22. Whether the men left the trains en route or whether they did not leave their destinations with the remainder from their districts is not known. Only in the isolated cases, however, are very many missing. One county in South Dakota sent 16 men, and only one arrived. No one knew what happened to them, and queries to their home district have not yet been answered. In direct contrast to this. Some of the boards are sending a surplus of men. One board sent seventy-five men, when their quota was only 37. "The chairman of the board told me to say that there were plenty of young men in our community, and that we probably could spare them better than some of the other commun ities, so he sent plenty of extra ones along," the man in charge of the con tingent told Col. C. B. Clark, receiv ing officer. Only about 3,000 men reported for duty today, making the total at mid night approximately 12,000 men. Sev en special trains are expected today, besides the regular trains, bringing men from Missouri, Kansas, South Dakota and Colorado. By five o'clock Monday morning all the men of the 45 per cent will have reached camp unless the plans are suddenly changed. As fast as the men are fully equip neri. either in olive drab or blue de nim overalls, their civilian clothing is sent home. Men stood all day in long lines in front of the express office here and at the narcel post window in the little post office waiting for a chance to send their clothing home. One of the officers suggested that it would be better for the men to wear nothing but old clothing coming here, be cause it would have to be wrapped up and sent back, and they might have to wear them for a day or two be fore they were fully equipped with army clothing. The week-end holiday for all the en listed men begins Saturday at noon, and from then until Monday morning they will have nothing to do except eat and keep their quarters clean. In several of the regiments the "rookies" expressed a willingness to continue with their work of drilling, for a few hours at least, because they were anxious to get well started. "We might just as well start new 1 ns nnv other time." one of them re marked, "aiid the sooner the better." The men haven't anything to do Saturday afternoon or Sunday, ex cent nossiblv read or write letters. None of them are sufficiently sup plied with clothing to go to town, and there is not any place else they can go. The buildings will be open all day. None of the companies have anything to read, either in the torm oi maga zines or books. It win oe some um before the camp libraries are run- ninrt nr.rl mnfrtlTitlPa Hr hnnk.4 JlH- diessed to any of the companies in the various regiments will reach the men. Mnnv of the officers have bought magazines with their own money, and many of the men who brought money with them have laid in a supply which the other men use occasionally. An other thing that is badly needed is dish towels. But they must be made out of old flour sacks, and hemmed. Ncne of the companies have disli towels, and dishes must be cleaned thoroughly af ter each meal. At present some of the boys are using handkerchiefs and newspapers and here and there a face towel is seen polishing up a mess kit. The men who came in Wednesday nnH Thursday now look upon them selves as veterans, and they have just as much iun with me latest arrivals as the men who have been here for two weeks had with them. There is evry little dissatisfaction among the men, and about the only thing they complain about :s the weight of the trer.ch shoes, whic'.. many of them are wearing. JNo additional blankets nave as yet arrived, and each man is using only one blanket. The first real touch of home life, as it was back in the days when the men of the National Army all wore knee breeches and filled the wood dox ev ery night, came today. And in the St. Louis contingent there were men like Harry Buckley, theatrical manager; W. H. P. Turner, clubman and society man, and many others of the same class, down on tl:cir hands and knees, scrubbing floors. There are other things in the army besides wearing a nice new olive drab uniform and carrying a rifle, the rookies learr.id today. Tomorrow comes the weekly inspection of men, equipment and quarters, and every thing has to s'.ine and sparkle like a children's ward in a hospital. There aren't any maids or hired girls, or porters in the army, and if there is any cleaning up to do, each man must do his own. That is what was going on all day today. It didn't r-.pply on ly to the quarters, but to the personal appearance of the men as well. It is pretty hard sometimes to show up nice and neat in a pair of blue denim overalls and a hat cord, but the men succeeded very well. One of the uses to which it is pro posed to devote part of the proceeds of the Liberty Loan Bonds is to af ford to our soldiers und sailors life and indemnity insurance and to pro vide for allowances to their depend ent families while they are in the ranks. On this point Secretary Mc Adoo of the Treasury, whose plan of insurance for our fightmg men was en dorsed by President Wilson, and is now embodied in a law pending before Congress, says: "Every soldier and sailor who serv es his country in this war will earn everything the proposed war insur ance bill provides; to be a beneficiary of the proposed law will be a badge of honor. "When we draft a wage earner, we call not only him but the entire fam ily to the Hag; the sacrifice entailed is not divisible. The wife and chil dren, the mother, the father, are all involved in the sacrifice they directly bear the burden of defense. They suf fer just as much as the soldier, bu: in a different way, and the nation must generously discharge as a proud priv ilege the duty of maintaining them until the soldiers and sailors return from the war and resume the respon sibility. "We have drawn the sword to vindi cate America's violated rights, to re store peace and justice, and to secure the progress of civilization. We can not permit our soldiers, while they hold the front, to be stabbed in the back by uncertainty as to what is be ing done for their loved ones at home. Our tomorrows are in their hands theirs in ours. The national conscience will not permit American soldiers and their dependents to go unprovided with everything that a just, generous and noble people can do to compensate them for the sufferings and saenhces they make to serve their country." AN OLD APPEAL One of the bravest and most gal lant struggles for national liberty in all the history of the world was the war for the independence of the Neth erlands against Philip II of Spain. William of Orange William the Si lent led his people through years of war to ultimate victory, though he did not live to see that great result. In unselfish devotion to his people and his country, in courage and ability, he stands in the annals of his country as Washington stands in our3. Of him it was said by Motley, the histor- ian, "When he died the little children cried in the streets. The great and powerful United States arrayed against Germany is in no such condition as was the JNetner- lands Confederacy arrayed against the power of Spain, yet the Prince of Orange's appeal to the Dutch people to eive financial support to the cause of liberty possesses a timely interest ber pettis, Bonne Terre (Continued from Fourth page.) Nick Noyer, Flat River Harry Brown, Flat River Tony Nyszyg, Leadwood ,'' Buffert vandergriff, Esther Harley Thurman Vount, Elvins Andro Potocnac, Bonne Terre Benjamin Rosco Forshee, Leadwood Roy H. Akins, Desloge John Grevash, Bonne Terre William R. Collins, Elvins Mike Mortynev, St. Francois George Washington Helms, Leadwood Alonzo Pettus, Bonne Terre Tony Frkovich, Flat River Frank Elish Lock, Halifax Stephan Motykac, Flat River Harry Stephens Horton, Elvins Robt. Evert Ragsdale, Flat River Jesse Degonia, Flat River George Earl Hart, Desloge John Selby Dempsey, Bonne Terre Francis Marion Richardson, Bonne Terre Jesse Lee Franklin Miller, Knob Lick Alfred Olan Gibson, Desloge Benjamin Francis Declue, Bonnne Terre Albert Edward Nash, Elvins Rendall Edward Holland, Farming ton George W. Weible. Cantwell John C. Link, Elvins R. F. D. 1 Knowles Klob, Farmington Saunders Goodman, Flat River Samuel Milton Long, Bonne Terre Jesse Carl Duncun, Flat River Aaron Paul Turley, Flat River George H. Hollinger, Knob Lick Charles Labudde, Irondale John Machakavich, Flat River Mike Thurman, Farmington Paul Patrick, Bonne Terre Howard Downing, Flat River Noah Robert Hibbitts, Knob Lick Walter D. Pinkston, Desloge Henry Charles Herbst, Farmington Kacho lvanott, Mat Kiver Charles Frederick Gunther, Bonne Terre Leon Biliecki, Flat River Arthur Forshee, Cantwell Michael Rosnock, Bonne Terre Pete Svable, St. Francois Orian Barker, Esther Zeo Jennings, tarmington Joseph Franklin Robinson, Esther George D. Roach, Farmington Eugene J. AuBuchon. Desloge George Englebcrt Beck, Farmington Marcus Ira Hughes, Mat Kiver Roy Samuel Walsh, Bismarck Sundy Liolios, Farmington George Milburn Whaley, Elvins Edward J. Boyer, Desloge George Willard Wilson. Leadwood Thomas Henry Slade, Bonne Terre Oscar Franklin Keck, Bismarck Delmer Richard Wade, Flat River J. H. Skagg, St. Francois Sammie Taylor, Frankclay Stephen Rikroski, Esther Frank A. Riney, Flat River Joseph Levi Hudson, Farmington Compare Compare construction Timkcn axles front and rear. Timken bear ings all around. Multiple dise clutch, genuine Honeycomb radi ator, are but a few of many equally good features. Compare power What better can you obtain than the Velie-Conti-ncntal unit power plant silent, supple, adequate to every road and grade? , Compare luxury See and try the Velie deep-tufted genuine leather upholstery. Roomy, streamline body mirror finish, 20 opera tions deep. Compare equipment with the Velie's highest grade complete equip ment Remy two-unit electric system push button starting everything. VELIE Quality is insured by the great manufacturing organization which has made VELIE Cars synonymous with power, beauty and strength for so many years. THE LINE IS COMPLETE: t Touring Car, $1085; 4-Passenger Companionable Roadsten $1085; 2-Passeng?r Roadster, $1065; Coupe, Town Car, Cab riolet, Sedan, and a larger 7 -Passenger Six, at $1550, We are pleased to demonstrate and prove our claims. when the United States Government is asking the American people td give their financial aid to their government in this war for liberty in the world. The Prince of Orange in his address to the inhabitants of the Netherlands used these words: "Let not a sum of gold be so dear to you, that for its sake you will sac rifice your lives, your wives, your chil dren, and all your descendants, to the latest generations; that you will bring sin and shame upon yourselves, and destruction upon us who have bo heartily striven to assist you. Think what scorn you will incur from for eign nations, what a crime you will commit against the Lord God., what a bloody yoke ye will impose forever upon yourselves and your children, if you now seek for subterfuges; if you now prevent us from taking the field with the troops which we have enlist ed On the other hand, what inex pressible benefits will you confer on your country, if you now help us to rescue that tatherland irom the pow er of our enemies." GARDNER WILL NOT LET : ' STATE PAY HIS 'EXTRAS' 1 Jefferson City. Sept. 26. (Special) The discovery was made in the au ditor's office today that in more than seven months Gov. Gardner has been in office he has not charged the State a cent for current expenses. He will not even se a. postage stamp from his office supplies without accounting for it, nor will he permit a telegram or a telephone charge to be put against the State unless it is directly State business. , The State appropriated funds for the UDkeen of the Govern or's automobile, but he will not touch mis money. ' . .- . y , ' .Neither has the Governor charged the fctifte for traveling or hotel ex penses, although he Mrs made several trips on purely State business that could properly have been charged to the State and saved him several hun 28 CENTS A DAY FEEDS SOLDIER 0. J. Mayberry Farmington, Mo. V' CD. TO FIND YOUR BUYER, MAKE IT EASY FOR YOUR BUYER TO FIND YOU You have property to sell. You "TAKE KIM AND WELCUM" Uncle Sam has written generous menus for his fighting men on land and on sea and if the regulations which he has prescribed are followed his soldiers and Sailors need never go hungry. He provides approximate ly 26 cents a day to buy iooa lor eacn one of his soldiers, and a like allow ance is made for his sailors, says Popular Science Monthly. To the housekeeper who has to contend with war-time prices of food stuffs this sum seems entirely inade quate, but it must be remembered that Uncle Sam buys his supplies in ton lots and not bv the pound. . The fixed allowance or portion of food furnished a soldier or sailor each day is called a ration. It consists of specified components or substitutive articles. There may be an over issue of any' ration component, provided there is an under issue of equal value of other components; but the total cost of man's rations at the end of a month must not exceed the average of the daily' allowances for that pe riod. In garrison or permanent camp, a soldier's allowance of food consists of the following components and quanti ties, or specified quantities of substi tutes: Beef. 20 ounces: flour. 13 ounc es; baking powder, .08 ounce; beans, 2.4 ounces; potatoes, ZU ounces; prunes, 1.28 ounce; coffee, 1.12 ounce; suear. 8.2 ounces: evaporated milk, 5 ounces; vinegar, .16 gill; salt, 64 ounces; black pepper, .04 ounces; cin amon, .014 ounce; lard, .64 ounce; but ter, .5 ounce; sirup, .32 gill, and fla voring extract. .014 onnce. A number of substitutive articles are provided for each of the ration components. For instance, instead of the 20 ounces of beef, a like quantity of mutton may be supplied, or 12 ounces of bacon, 13 ounces of panned meat. 14 of dried fish or other "meat substitutes. Instead of the bean com ponent, 1.16 ounce or either rice or hominy may be supplied. Prescribed quantities of dried ap ples or peaches or of jam and pre serves may be substituted for i the prunes. The reserve ; ration is less varied. j A moral victory is alwavs welcome but it has to be backed with- cold steel George Herman Trauernicht, Farm ington ( Snmuel Georcre Yount. Elvins Arthur Clarence McCain, Leadwood 1 Aubrey N. Norwine, St. Francois Maik Karokoradz, Flat River George William Smith, Bonne Terre Thos. Franklin Simms, Flat River Raymond Chester Graham, Liberty ville Juleks Domeluk, Flat River Leonard Cleveland Beck, Bonne Terre James Thomas Shelton, Elvins Bernard C. Mansker, Desloge Nikoloi Mortczysczyn, Flat River Lee Jacob Pettus, Bonne Terre John Bryski Flat River Marvin H. Henry, Elvins Henry Albert Harris, Elvins Leonard Laws, Flat River Frederick Eugene Rice, Bonne Terre Elmer Johnson Robinson, Flat River John Marion Sylvester Usher, Elvins John Wicakarsski, Flat River George James Cash, Bonne Terre William Perry Lynn, Rivermines ' William Neubrand, Bonne Terre . John L. DeGrant, Desloge Frank Louis Jackson, Leadwood Steve Nickar, Flat River Homer Coffield Inman, Flat River James Delbert Bowers, Leadwood Emerson C. Colson, Desloge William Golden, Elvins Oliver Sikes. Valle's' Mines Sylvester Alexander Patterson, Bonne Terre Alonzo Swearingen, Flat River Joe Jarkin, Flat River Louis Zanoni, Flat River Louis H. Klinzing, Bonne Terre William Wilson. Bonne Terre Sunc Smaecl, Flat River Rnv Meacham Green. Farmington Mojitie) Alexander Edmonds, Elvins Herman Drury, bt. M-ancois Henry A. Nabors, Elvins Wilson Bell, Uoe Kun Rwnn Tanihazak. Flat River John Franklin Motley, St. Francois Putt Darder Haley, Elvms Grover Franklin Westover, Desloge Mike Faclina, Desloge John Lawrence Vineyard, Flat River Howard Browning Blanton, JMvins Clifford P. Seaton, Cantwell i Ernest Aly, Blackwell Eugene B. Papin, Flat River Monroe Lrewis, AnoD uck Howard Smctch. Flat River John Clander, Elvins William otuvuu, A-.oi.irci John Advent. Bonne Terre i Benjamin Blaine Haywood, Bonne Terre finnro-e Bertram Meyers. Bismarck George Elles Straughan, Farmington Marion William mil. rarmington a. F. D. 6 Little O. Shanks, Elvins Roy Gilbert Ward, Bonne Terre Andrew Harrison Marroh, Bonne Terre Norman Jenkerson, Desloge Maruam Cuslik, Flat River Peto Rondek. Flat River Lonzo Franklin Ditch, Farmington R. F. D. 6 tfnrl Harrison Hall. Flat River Harry Andrew Schilling, Bonne Terre Utto Andrew vanaergrixi, uu " Ed Smith, Esther luan Wililnm RppVPS. LfadwOOd Lucien Politte Wigger, Bonne Terre Walter Oliver Thude, SV Francois This is going to be a good winter t&r successiui experiments wim less furnaces. Russia is longing to call Field Mar shall Winter to its assistance, as here There is one chance in a million that i ngnt ana nis eyes continually Eougjit tin mav hanDen to find out about me iar oiue nins as ne toiu uj. ins your property through somebody else, know that somewhere in the city is a i rifle, man to whom that property would appeal strongly. Perhaps there are manv such men but in the group of "possible buyers" lor your property there is ONE MAN to whom it would h psneeiallv valuable. To this man it would represent the successful end of his search. It is what he wants, what he needs, what he is going to keep on looking for until he finds it. If you knew wno tnis man is you could make a prompt sale of your property. But you don't know him. You have no clue. So far as you are concerned he is lost in the crowd The wav things look now, Neb Wil kinson of Palmer, Mo., will have to don a suit of khaki and shoulder, a But Neb is still wondering why the Draft Board of Washington county, sitting at Potest, rejected his plea for exemption. When he was drafted last week he passed- a fair physical examination, being found sound in wind and limb. Except that his molars were pretty well ground off from eating parched corn, and his heels showed fresh stone bruises acquired from hiking over Ozark hills, he looked able to carry a rifle. i Eyes Sought Blue Hills. But he evidently didn't want to It is too long a chance. YOU MUST FIND HIM. He reads the real estate advertise ments of that you may be sure. He may have read an advertisement oi YOUR PROPERTY but failed to having identified it as WHAT HE IS LOOKING FOR through your own failure to describe it adequately. You can find him by making it easy for him to find you. It will not be easy for him to find you unless you tell him all about your property an swer, in your advertisement, .al( of his probable questions about it.!-If you do that, m your advertisement, you will find yourself in DIRECT COMMUNICATION WITH HIM. Poplar Bluff Citizen-Democrat. ROAD DRAG INSPEC TORS AT wuttrt Road Drag inspectors report to the Rtoto Hicrhwav Department that many of the inter-county seat roads are being neglected, and that the money appropriated by the Legislature to improve these roads has been allowed to accumulate in local uhiiks wnuc the roads remain in very bad condi tion. These inspeetors are mstructea by the State Highway Department to report lauure to arag or umerwioe improve inter-county seat roaus; aiiu it is the uurpose of the department to withhold drag funds from any coun tv in which the county highway board fails to provide for the improvement of the inter-county seat roaos, A natient world is waiting for the moment when Russia shall exclaim, "Oh, what a headache I" Perhaps that farthest north site discovered by macaiuian was merely old Doc Cook's training camp. Nothine else in this world hits the pro-Germans outfit so hard as the plain, coia iacts. Glosing-Out SALE -Df- Spring Trusses Makmjan's DRUG STORE patch and his wife and family of sev en children dependent upon him for support. The chairman or the board at last told him he must have a letter from his wife stating the condition at home.. bo the next day Nob hove in sight over the hill road bearing a missive written on wrapping paper with a. lead pencil. . The chairman called his colleagues about him, and one by one as they read the setter they turned. their backs and walked hurriedly away. 1ms is what they road: Neb's Wife's Letter. "Dear United States Army "My husban ast ma to rite you a reckmend that he supports his family. He can t read, so don't tell him. Just take him. He ain't no good to me. "He ain't done nuthin', but drink lemmin essense an' play the fiddle sense we married eight year? ago, an' I gotta feed seven kids of hissen. Maybe you km git him to carry a gun. " He s good on squirels and eatin . Take him and welcum. I need his grub and bed for his kids. Don't tell him this, but take aim. "MARY JANE WILKINSON." HOW TO SEND MAIL TO DRAFTED MEN IN CAMP Camp Funston, Kans., Sept. 10. Conscripted men from Missouri and other States who will train here, will be grouped by States and counties, ac cording to Major Leonard Wood, camp commandant, who explained now mail should be addressed recruits. In addition to the Camp Funston address, the State and county from which the men came should be writ ten on the envelope, General Wood said. For instance, if a person wishes . to address a letter to "John Smith" of Farmington, Mo., it should be ad dressed, "John Smith, St. , Francois County, Missouri, Camp1 Funston, Kans." LITERARY SOCIETY MEETING CALLED FOR FRIDAY EVENLNG The members and others interested in the Farmington Literary Society are called to attend the annual meet ing for election of officers, this Friday night, at 8 o'clock, at the High School Auditorium. The work of the so"? iB to be continued this year, and a full attendance is earnestly requested.' A new president, vice president, secre tary, program committee and two ser geants at arms are to be elected. Be on hand with your vote and your en thusiasm and help make the society a success this year as it has been for three years paBt. - J J. CLYDE AKERS, J . " President. ......fa.w-...,-,..,,,!.- .. . ; t i JUr-BUUUUC I. dred dollars... ' to impress jtAe wche. t. tofore.