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TIIE MONETT WEEKLY TIMES, FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1919.
BANDITS GET $4,000 f ROM ARKANSAS BANK Two Unmasked Highwaymen Loot Institution at Sulphur Springs Tuesday Afternoon, Sulphur Springs, Ark., Aug. 19. Entering the bank with revolvers drawn and leveled and driving four persons into the vault, which they then locked, two unmasked highway men at 2:30 o'clock' this afternoon robbed the Bank of Sulphur Springs of $4,000 in cash. The bandits evidently had timed their appearance carefully, as th greater part of the bank's business for the day had been transacted, and few persons were near the institution when they approached. As the bandits stepped through the door of the bank, they whipped re volvers from their pockets and leveled them at S. O. Whalcy, cashier; Miss Mary Abcrcrombie, assistant cashic-, Judge W. D. Hawk, an attorney here and a fourth person who, had visited the bank to transact business. The command, "hands up," was given, and the four were compelled to step back from desks and drawers in which re volvers might have been concealed. Whaley then was compelled to open a small burglar proof bank in which Icept, and to unlock the institution's a portion of the bank's funds were large vault, from which a part of the loot was taken. The four victims then were compelled to enter the vault and the door was locked. After this the robbers rifled the various cash drawers in the front end of the bank, poured their loot into sacks and drove away rapidly in their motor car. ARRESTS MADE FOR SPEEDING City Marshal R. A. Gardner and Deputy Ras Matthews arrested four 3Ionett citizens for speeding, Tuesday night. They stationed themselves on West Broadway to observe the traffic, with the results above mentioned. The parties arrested paid their fines. BASEBALL GAME SUNDAY The Monett Midgets will play Selig man here Sunday, August 24. The Seligman team is one of the fastest of Southwest Missouri and a good game is assured. The Monett Midgets have reorganized under new management and will piy the best team that can be secured. We would like to have you come out and root for the home team. There is no reason why Mo nett should not support a team better, .as we have almost the best team in Southwest Missouri. We will have a fast Springfield team here August 31 and would like to have a better at tendance than we have had earlier in the season. Admission 25 cents. Monett line-up Sunday: Vermillion, first base. Fisher, second base. Folk, short stop. Squibbs, third base. ' Stringer, Left field. Feehan .center field. ililler, right field. "Garrison, catcher. Tate, Bridges and Bennett, pitchers. Mrs. A. Doennig and children are visiting relatives near Sarcoxie. O. S. Hull has returned from Columbus, Kansas where he went to attend the funeral of his uncle. Passenger brakeman Ed Maher has returned to work on the southwestern division after a brief lay off. George Reed an employe of Dur nil's D,-y Goods store, has 'returned from his vacation trip to Roaring River resort. v Miss Kathleen Norwood, of Shreve port, La., is visiting in Monett and ' will go from here to Branson for a two weeks' vacation. Mrs. O. R. Kniskern, of Century, Okla., visited friends in the city the , first of the week on her -way to -Eureka Springs, Ark. . ' Dr. M. C. Hagler has sold his cot itage on Second street to Jake Park dson. Mr. Parkison and family will make their home there. Mr. and Mrs. Jack DeWeis, of St. ',Paul, Minn., arrived Tuesday morn ing to spend several weeks with rel atives in and near Monett. '' "Mrs. Grover Garrison and Mrs. M. "E. Gillioz went to Joplin, Wednesday, to visit the baby of Mr. and Mrs. Gar rison's who is receiving medical treatment from Dr. Moody, the spe- cialist. 5 Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lane and son, ' Hal, of Fayetteville, Ark., are visit ing Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lane and fam ilv. They are enroute home from an extended visit at Grand Rapids, Mich., and Chicago, 111. About four stacks of wheat, be , longing to Porter Calton on little Flat creek, was set on fire about eleven o'clock Tuesday night. The loss was about 250 bushels of wheat. The blood hounds belonging to L. E, ' Hagler and Rath Matthews were set ' on the trail Wednesday morning and followed the trail about a mile, when they lost it and could not pick it up DAYLIGHT SAVING LAW WILL BE REPEALED Washington, Aug. 19. Repeal of the daylight saving law was passed today over President Wilson's veto by the house on a vote of 223 to 101, seven more than the necessary two thirds. The repeal now goes to the senate, where its supporters claim victory. MOVIE STARS VISIT SPRINGFIELD William Farnum, the famous movie star, visited in Springfield a short time Tuesday afternoon. He arrived by airplane on his way from New York to Los Angeles, where he is due in a week to begin a new series of pictures. He stopped in Springfield long enough to take the "kink" out his knees, lie said, and because he was hungry. The actor was accompanied by a pilot. He left New York on Sat urday. He and his pilot left last night on the journey to Los Angoles. Maurice Costcllo, another well known movie actor, has also been a visitor in Springfield. Last week he was in Springfield for the entire week registering at a local hotel under the name of "Harris." His real name was not known until after he had left the citv for Kansas City. He will return the latter part of this week and will go to Hollister for a weeks' va cation. BUYING GOVERNMENT FOOD The Monett postoffice force has sold about $100 worth of government food up to this time. A price list will be found at the postoffice. : i si Si' Everlastingly Good By the Rust Proof Pair foot Rust . Si ',. mm J. M. KING FURNITURE AND UNDERTAKING b he ion 0" si i .4 , iJi.t l I Yontfffl5t ; MAJOR It. S. WILKS OF VEEOXA , TO HAVE 87TH BIRTHDAY Major R. S. Will:.? of Verona will celebrate his 87th birthday on Sunday, August 24. Members of the Wilks family and relatives and neighbors will have a basket dinner at the Wilks home. Major Wilks will deliver an address on the history of Barry county and Lawrence county if his health permits. Major Wilks is a pioneer resident of the two counties and will tell their history from the earliest days. TOM MIX WILL BE THE AT TRACTION AT BIJOU TONIGHT Staring Tom Mix, the famous screen actor in "Fame and Fortune," will be the leading attraction at the Bijou heatre, tonight. "Fame and Fortune," which is described as a Western drama of tremendous power, is said to be the strongest photoplay that the eminent William Fox star has yet enacted. ENTRTAINED AT SIX O'CLOCK DINNER Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Hudson, 600 Frisco avenue, entertained at six j'clock dinner Tutsday evening, Mr. and Mrs. James Johnston, Misses Agnes and Christine Joljiston, Robert Johnston, Mr. and Mrs. Ja Johnston. BAND CONCERT TONIGHT The following numbers will be given by the Boys' Band at their weekly concert tonight. Officer of the Day, march ..H. C. Miller Gibralter, overture - Al Hayes Mt. Healthy, march Gus Beans Stilly Night, serenade Will Huff Newton, march J. F. Buhalts Magneta. overture Will Huff Go To It, one step Al Hayes Efmerelda, march -....A. M. Laurens Our Director, march F. E. Bigelow RETURN F.-.v. "ISHING TRIP Mrs. J. E. Sat .nd daughter Ruth Mr. and Mrs. Jack Donlavy and son Carroll, B. O. Short and family, of Peirce City, have returned from a fish ing and camping trip to James river southeast of Reeds Station. They caught about 75 pounds of fish and re port a delightful trip. F. P. Sizer is in Tulsa and Lawton Okla., on legal business. W. F. Durnil has returned from a business trip to St. Louis. Mrs. Wm. Hughes, of Aurora, vis ited relatives in Monett, Tuesday. Miss Ruby Lane will visit relatives in Fayetteville, Ark., for several days. M. E. Cillioz has purchased a new Buick touring car. Conductor J. D. Taylor has resumed work after a several months lay off. Leonard Gabriel has returned from a visit with friends in Oklahoma. Dr. and Mrs. T. E. Hastings are the parents of a daughter born August 17 Miss Anna Welsh, of Kausas Qity, is visiting her drother, Lawrence Welsh, aud family. Miss Katherine Bethel went to Jop lin, Wednesday, to visit relatives un til the first of September. Walter f'erry recovered his lost collie pup, Tuesday, through a "'want ad" in The Times. Mrs. Bessie Downard went to Cass ville, Wednesday morning, to make her home with Mr. and Mrs.J. A. Livingston. Misses Hazel and Pauline Pitts left, Wednesday morning, for FWdy, Ark., to visit relatives and friends until September 1. Misses Helen and Lucille Haynes have returned from a visit with their sister, Miss Mabel Haynes, at Con cordia, Kan. Misses Anna and Mary Dolan, who have been visiting Mr. and'Mrs. J. J. Maher and family, have returned to their home in Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Case and two sons visited in Monett a short time Wednesday enroute to their home in St. Louis from Arkansas. They were making the trip overland. Mrs. Grover Garrison and Mrs. W. O, Welch went to Joplin, Tuesday, to take the baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Garrison for treatment by Dr. Moody the specialist. The child was placed in the hospital. Albert F. Gaetz, of southwest of town, will sell thirty-six head of sheep and thirty-two head of regis tered hogs at a public sale at his farm Wednesday, August 27. His stock is registered pure bred. LOOK FOR THE RED BALL TRADE, MARK lfeafms 6 Ammunition ShootnfRjhr ARREST MADE IN WHISKEY ROBBERY Negro Frisco Porter Captured for Stealing Whiskey from Zaccanti Saloon. Others in Hiding. A negro porter was arrested at Nccsho, Tuesday, charged with being an accomplice of the parties who stole liquor from the Zaccanti liquor ware room, Sunday morning. John Roe and Joe Slo.-ser, who were with the negro, matio their escape. Deputy Sheriff Joe Jackson, W. Zaccanti and Henry Dietorich were on the trail of the robbers, expecting to find the stolen liquor but having lit tle hope of catching the robbers. The robbers were .in a car headed for Muskogee, Okla., and the officers ex pected to apprehend them when they reached their destination. Finding that they had not arrived at Muskogee they decided that they had had trouble Goinit to Neosho, Henry D'ecerich walked into a garage and was much surprised to see the three suspects sitting in a car. The men recognized Mr. Dieterich and made a quick get away. The other Monett men then went in search of the Newton county sheriff to make arrangements for the capture of the men. Later in the evening, the negro came back to the garage and was arrested and brought to Monett. The other two men escap ed, but their capture in a short time is expected. The garage man at Neosho said he was summoned by the men from ten miles out in the country to come and get them as they had engine trouble. Mr. Jackson went to the place where the car broke down and found fifteen cases of whiskey which they had hid den. This was only part of the liquor stolen. PICNIC SUPPER AT PEIRCE CITY PARK The following party motored to Peirce City Tuesday evening and en joyed a picnic supper at the city park. 'Misses Hazel Harrison, Margaret Lopp, Edith Kelley, Merrah Kahn, Anna Cunningham, Mae Randolph, Fairy McCormick, Jessie Christian, Francis Lewis, Clarabelle Kersey, Mrs Pearl Lewis, Mrs. Kersey, Mrs. W. F. Dumil and son Billie, John T. West bay and Mrs. Kelley and son, of Mc , Alester, Okla. MOTHER KILLED BY TRAIN L. B. Christian, an employe of the Frisco car department, received a telegram Tuesday evening stating that his mother was killed by a train Tuesday at her home at Hugo, Colo. She formerly lived in Monett. Mr. Christian left Wednesday morning to attend the funeral. Mrs. Ross Stuckey, assistant book keeper at the First National bank is spending her vacation with her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Livingston at Cassville. . LUCKY STRIKE cigarette It's toasted to in crease the good, wholesome flavor of the Kentucky Burley tobacco. A regular man's smoke and deli cious BRAY DOUGLAS The marriage of Miss Edna Bray to Glen Douglas was quietly celebrated Sunday at Carthage. The ceremony was read by the Rev. Swift, pastor of the Christian church, at his parsonage Miss Grace Hughes, of Carthage, was the bride's only attendant. The couple spent the day with Miss i Hughes and returned to Monett Sun day evening. The wedding was kept a secret until Tuesday evening when they announced it to their friends. Mrs. Douglas is the daughter of W. C. Bray and has grown to young womanhood in Monett. She is a graduate of the Monett High school. Her husband is the son of Mrs. W. W. Douglas, of Lincoln avenue and is an automobile machinist at the Reinsmith garage. The couple enjoy a large circle of friends who with them happiness. SOCIAL AT BAPTIST CHURCH The Baptist Ladies Aid Society will have a social Monday evening, August 29, at the church basement, everybody is extended a cordial invi tation to attend and have a good time. Mrs. Elsie Cooley and children of Neosho, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Drew Taylor. Mrs. Alta Goddard, Frisco tele- J graph operator, spent Tuesday visit ing in Springfield. i A King and wife have returned home from a two weeks' visit with relatives in North Missouri. 1 Amon Hagler has bought the Creed Lewis property, on Euclid avenue and will move there in a short time. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Buckley and Mrs. Frank Buckley have returned from a vacation trip at Branson, Mo. ! Hiiiiueiiiiijiiiiiiieiiiiiiiiifl G. H. GARNER AUCTIONEER Nine years experience on the bloch and in the ring, Breeder of Shorthorn cattle and Duroc-Jersey hogs. Head of Newton County Farm Bureau Live Stock Department Wire for dates at my expense at PAIR VIEW, MO. !lilllli!i!!l!l!l!!!i:illllll!!ll!lll!U!!l!lll!!!!!l!lll!i vt.H.:.HiHfr Enterprise Granite Work Manufacturers of Marble&Granite Monuments F. M. CLASSEN, Prop. Phone 217 k. - tv BOSTON BUYS WILHOIT FROM WICHITA TEAM Boston, Aug. 19. The Boston American league baseball club has closed a deal with the Wichita, Kas., j club of the Western league for Joe j Wilhoit, who leads that league in bat j ting. In addition to a cash payment for Wilhoit, Musser, a pitcher, has been loaned to the Wichita club for the rest of the Western league sea on. Wilhoit will report in Boston on September 15, Pitcher Bill James has been releas ed to the Chicago American league club on a waiver claim. Farm Loans WANTED I have $50,000 to loan on Lawrence and Barry County farms, at once. See me for quick service. Long time an nual interest; lowest rates. William Smerdon E. T. Beaty West End of Broadway General Blacksmithing Wagon and Carriage Work HORSESHOEING A SPECIAL! t RUBBER TIRES FITTED . ONLY BEST MATERIAL USED WAGONS AND CARRIAGES PAINTED TO ORDER annuo m Marble and Peirce City, Mo. ;sgain.