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THE MONETT WLEKLY TIMES. FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, VAZ.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH PICNIC Several of the members of the Episcopal church enjoyed a picnic at the Peirce City lake Tuesday. In the party were Mrs. W. S. Taylor, Mrs. Chas. Frear and. children, Mrs. Fred Frear and children, Mrs. A. W. Nel ison, Mrs. Hal Kirk, Mrs. Perry and son and Edward Smerdon. IN MEMORIUM Thomas R. Price was born at Keosauqua, Iowa, February 20, 1864 and died at Monett Missouri, August 16, 1919. He was married to Miss Hanna. Green, of Rogers, Ark., May SO, 1887. They had eight daughters and one son Mr. Price is survived by his wife and six children, who are Edgar M. Price, Mrs. Harry Osborn, Josephine and Margaret Price, of Monett; Mrs. F. E. Harvey, of Tulsa, Okla., and Mrs. Clifford Purdy of Peirce City. Mr. Price also left three brothers, F. M. Price, Burlington, Iowa; B. W. Price, j Indianapolis, Ind.; W. J. Price, Ames, ' Iowa, all of whom were with him for , wo weeks before he passed away. . j i Mr. Price was connected with the Railway Mail Service for twenty-nine years. Mr. Price and his family mov- j ed to Monett twenty-nine years ago in j November and lived on North Fifth street for many years, where most of the children were born and grew up. ! A few years ago he purchased his , home on County street where the family now reside. j Mr. Price was a devoted husband, n loving father and a Christian gentle man. He had the love and confidence ! of all who knew him and he will be ( sadly missed not only in the family -circle, but by his large number of friends. J Mrs. Wessell, of Peirce City, who was taking medical treatment at Dr. Wests hospital, returned home Sun day. A. T. Higgins, of south of town, who has been taking treatment for an infected hand at Dr. West's hos pital, is improving slowly. His gener al health not being good has made his recovery slow. Ccnit: ttHV Certain r. This is a "big" week the country over a week especially set apart by Certain-teed dealers to assist you in properly starting your new home and in setting your present house in order for the fall and winter. Every home and building needs Certain-teed extra quality roofing or paint; possibly the interior wood ia R3p"n8 SALZER'S ! PUBLIC SCHOOL FACULTY CHOSEN Superintendent Guy H. Capps an nounces that all the teachers for the public schools have been chosen with the exception of one teacher in the Central school. F. E. Engleman will be principal of the high school and the other teachers are Alice Burnham, Latin; Mary Criss, History; Nellie Mills, Commercial subjects; - Sallie Brown, English and Carrie Given, Science. Miss Mills is the only one of last year's faculty who will be in the high school this year. Daisy Johnson will be principal of the Central school. Other teachers are Grace DeBrosse, Vera Feist, Jes sie Burgess, Julia Campbell, Beulah Mooney, and Blanche McClure. Mrs. Olga Galloway will serve again as principal of the Plymouth school, with Lena Combs, Helen Haynes and Lucille Haynes as the other teachers. In the Forest Park school the teachers, will be Demmah Hamilton, principal, Marguerite Burg, Ruby Lane and Mrs. Ida Wilhelm. Miss Kate Mooney will be the head of Marshall Hill school. The other teachers aie Demmah Palmer and Pauline Pitts. School will open Monday" morning September 1. The prospects are good for an excellent year for our public schools. Mr. Capps is a young man of energy and ability and will keep the school in the first class. His assist ants have been carefully selected and are all well qualified for the positions they will occupy. FOR LUCILLE BARLOW Miss Marie Campbell gave a picnic party Tuesday in the Peirce City park for her guest. Miss Lucille Bar low, of Neosho. The guests were Jessie Bridwell, Marie and Buster Campbell, Mary Helen and George Howard Wilhoit, Josephine Martin, Edna Flaherty, Gertrude Ruscha, Dorothy Dewine, Mary Bell Wagnar, Maude and Ethel Campbell, Mrs. Fred Campbell and Mrs. George Wilhoit. L. R. Cypert, shoe salesman at Damn's store, is taking his vacation. . 5 - iced - ill jMX&m J X This is Certain-teed Week August 18 to 23 work needs touching up a bit, or the floors need a coat of wax or varnish. You will find it to your advantage to visit your Certain-teed dealer this week and learn from him hjow your can carry out your plans at the least expense and with the best results.. Your Certain-teed dealer will advise you in making the selection which will best fit your need. And whenever you have painting or roofing work done, make sure to specify Certain-teed. You will then be assured of the best and most lasting results. Certain-teed Products Corporation Offices and Warehouses in Principal Gries WEST BROADWAY EDEN A rain is badly needed in this part. J. F. Wormington is reported on the sick list. On account of the dry weather there isnt any plowing being done for wheat. John Smith and family visitpd at Ellis Wormington's Sunday. E. G. Henson has bought the C. C. Mills place of Paul Block and will not move away. v Sherman Rhea and wife visited his mother Mrs. H. M. Rhea, Sunday. Mrs. J. F. Wormington quietly pass ed away at her home near Purdy Tuesday, August 12, after a linger ing illness. She leaves a husband, three sons and one daughter and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her departure. Interment was made in the Walnut Grove cemetery. SOUTH MONETT NEWS Mrs. W. W. Spain left this morn ing for Picher, Okla., where she will visit her daughter, Mrs. Tina Moss. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Marshall and children, Mrs. C. W. Vaughn, Miss jAudna Swearingen and Harry Swear- ingen motored to Jolly, Sunday after noon. Mr. and Mrs. Will Johnson and children of Sawyer, Kan., who have been visiting W. W. Spain and family left yesterday for a visit with rela tives near Exeter. Mr. and Mrs. John Linebarger and thi-ee children spent Sunday with rel atives near Exeter. W. E. Cochran and Miss Clara Vaughn spent Sunday visiting in Springfield. I ENJOY PICNIC SUPPER I AT BRITES SPRINGS A party of young people from ! Monett motored to Brites' Springs Sunday afternoon and enjoyed a pic !nic supper. The party included j Misses Winnifred Taylor, Jessie Bell i Wilson, Johnnie Lucille Ferguson, of : Springfield, Cleona Fink, of Cai-thage; j Messrs. Wade Thompson, Leroy Pip ! kins, of Carthage, John Jones, of Sen eca, and Hiram Bradford. PHONE 300 BUSINESS MEN OPPOSE U. S. RAILROAD OWNERSHIP Washington, Aug. 18. Business sentiment in the United States is. unanimous that government owner ship of railroads must not prevail, Charles A. Post, chairman of the rail road committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce, told the house interstate commerce committee today. I Sentiment as shmvti hv tests mnfle by the chamber is strongly, even overwhelmingly, against proposals of States and Canada in a proposed the kind, he declared, because of the scale adopted in Cleveland yesterday experience with government opera- by 300 general chairman of the Broth tion during the war. Other reasons erhood of Locomotive Firemen and against it, he contended, were heavy , Enginemen. costs and the necessity, therefore, of j In addition the conference adopted financing government expense a body $f standard rules which calls through congressional appropriations for the installation of automatic stok with consequent subjection to politi-; ers coal passers, grate shakers and cal influence. i 're door openers. These will cost at Likewise the organizations of rail- wnv emnWea. it ,l!v v:,' a controling influence upon nat7onal-'5ncfeas; the operating expenses of politics he said 1 rnilroads m the United States close to ''' . '. j?$70,000,000 by a very rough estimate. . ENTERTAINED 'This estimate, however, is based on the assumption that the 100,000 fire Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lassiter enter- men ;n the United States work eight tained a number of their frienr-at hours a day for 300 days a year, their home 09 Hickory street, Tues- !:where as a matter of fact their hours day evening. The evening was spent i are 0ften irregular and include con in playing games and music. Dainty ' feiderable overtime. refreshments were served to the fol lowing guests. Misses Lola Richardson, Edna Tim mons, Pauline Kirby, Lulu Schafnitt, Clara Vaughn, Hazel and Pauline ipenses. Pitts, Anna and Letha Walton and j While this mechanical equipment is Grace Parker of Granby; Fred Lock- j being installed, the firemen demand wood, Sidney Timmons, Dewey Cress, I that on locomotives of 100 tons or Raymond Lipe, Jack and Paul Kirby, ! more, two firemen be carried on ac Folice and Clarence Schafnitt, Ted ; count of the heavy physical work of Koss Walton, Mr. and Mrs. Davis Walton and Mrs. John Walton. PICNIC AT BRITES' SPRINGS The following party picnicked at Brites' Springs Tuesday: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Guinney, Mrs. Dan Guinney, Dan Overton, of Muskogee, j Okla., Mrs. T. E. Austin and children. Mrs. H. M. Gray and two children ; are visiting relatives at Butterfield. ! Tim Dorsey, of Aurora, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Carl Utter, and her !husband. Mr. and Mrs. Buford Thompson and two children of Seneca are visiting relatives in Monett. Mrs. Earl Spain and children, Mrs. Earl Smith and children left Sunday evening for Enid, Okla. r Mrs. A. A. Britain will entertain the "Count On Me" class of the Meth odist church this evening. Mr. and Mrs. Lock Dayton, of Aurora, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Johnson, Sunday. Mrs. George Williams of Wheeling, is the guest of her friend, Mrs. I. L. Mace who had not seen her for eleven years. Mr. and Mrs. Drew Taylor and chil dren spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Pete Exposito south of Berwick. Miss Mae Randolph, saleslady at the Durnil Dry Goods Store is enjoy ing a vacation. She will visit relatives at Tulsa, Okla. Philip Davis and family returned home, Tuesday, from a pleasure trip to Eureka Springs, Ark., and NoeL They report the roads in that section in excellent condition. Mrs. R. E. Hoover received the announcement of the marriage of her brother, Jesse Dehanas of Miami, Okla., to Miss Ruth Buffalo of that place Monday which took place on Tuesday, August 12th, at Carthage, Mo. IF WOMEN ONLY KNEW What a Heap of Happiness it Would Bring to Monett Homes. Hard to do house work with an ach ing back. Brings you hours of misery at lei sure or at work. I f women only knew the cause that Backache pains often come from weak kidneys, 'Twould save much needless woe. Doan's Kidney Pills are for weak kidneys, . Read what a Monett citizen says: Mrs. N. H. Tracy, 710 Scott street says: "We have all used Doan's Kid ney Pills and have found them fine. I get them at Cox & Co.'s Drag Store and wouldn't be without them. By using a few whenever my kidneys have been out of order, I have kept in good health. Before taking them, I could get no relief from a steady dragging backache and from bladder disorders. I felt tired and -worn out and was nervous. I had frequent spells of dizziness too. When I have had such results from Doan's Kidney Pills and have seen them so highly recommended by others I can certainly endorse them." Price 60c, at all dealers. Dont simply ask for a kidney remedy get Doan's Kidney Pills the same that Mrs. Tracy had. Foster-Milburn Co., FIREMEN ASK 50 PER CENT RAISE Rail Employes Decide on Demands to Be Made to U. S. Railway Administration. From the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Wage Increases averaging 50 per cent, are demanded for locomotive firemen and hostlers in the United least $200,000,000, it is estimated. uranung me iun aemanas n i.; ii j l! i , would Director Hines was not in , Wash ington yesterday and no official could be reached who could estimate the ' probable increase in operating ex- ! stoking them by hand. There are about 40,000 locomotives of the 100- ton type or larger, not more than 5,000 of which are equipped with the , ' nnft . , .,' . , temporarily required The brotherhood chairmen, in con tference here a week, adopted the re port of the sub-committee of twelve men on wages and standard rules, with some changes. The report was presented Saturday morning, but on account of discussion the conference was unable to adjourn Saturday eve ning, as officials had expected. The session yesterday lasted from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., after which the delegates scattered to their homes. Acting President Timothy Shea, who gave out the report, said the pro posed increases in pay would estab lish standard rates throughout the United States and Canada for the first time in history. . The standard rules or "working conditions" is also to be made uniform for the first time. $164 A BUSHEL PAID FOR CORN Carthage, Mo., Aug. 21. Many farmers would like to sell corn at this figure but the Carthage Fair does better than that; if you have the best corn the fair association will pay you at the rate $164 per bushel and let vou keep the corn. In each department tlr's year, the Carthage j fair offer? larger premiums. The fair j is held each ycr.r to create interest in better farming and stock raising and although it has never paid a cent of I dividends in a direct way to the public j spirited citizens, who made the fair j possible it has put much wealth into Jasper and adjoining counties. You learn while you p'ay at Miss ouri's greatest county fair and in ad dition to seeing the best pure bred live stock, and farm products you will be royally entertained, Harness and running races will be held' each day and this years entry list is the larg est since 1914. Then on the closing day, an exciting auto and motorcycle ace program will be added to the horse race program. In between the races, visitors will be entertained by the free attractions the stellar attraction of the 1919 fair will be the free elephant and monkey circus act ,this is one of the highest priced acts ever brought to the south- west, don't fail to see Little Hip the wise guy" e'ephant he will surely make you lauh. There will be a dis play of daylight fireworks each day and Dunham's Baby Deers will be ex hibited and are sure to please the lit tle folks. Good water, plenty of shade, excel- races and exhibits and free attrac tions are what the fair association will ions are what the fir association will offer to visitors when the gates open August 26th for a four day session, Plan to be there. SHOPMEN'S STRIKE " A THING OF THE PAST Washington, Aug. 18. The rail road administration was notified to day that the strike of' shopmen was at an end and was asked to take up wage demands immediately. QUALITY SHOP OPENED Mrs. Rose Miller, of St Louis, the new owner of the Fifth street Quality Shop, arrived Saturday and has open ed the shop for the season. She is showing a beautiful display of fall HEREFORD ASSOCIATION ELECTS OFFICERS The Barry county Hereford breeders met in annual meeting ,at Cassville and elected the following officers for the ensuing year: Acea Beck presi dent, Cassville; Dr. L. D. Freeman, vice-president, Purdy; T. B. Yarnell, secretary-treasurer, Cassville. 600,000 RAIL WORKERS ASK BIG WAGE INCREASE Detroit, Mich., August 19. General chairmen of the United Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employe and Railroad Shop Laborers today ap proved a new wage and working a greement already submitted to the railroad administration, calling for an increase in pay of approximately $1 per day per man; time and a half for overtime and promotion by seniority. The demands, it was said, affect all railroads in the United States, Can ada, and Central America, and in volve about 600,000 workers. Half of that number are members . of the union. A referendum now being taken is returnable August 24. Union officials declare 99 per cent of the men favor the proposed schedule and a general strike of all Maintenance of Way 'Employes if their demands are not met. O. C. BOTTS NAMED HEAD OF MISSOURI ELKS' LODGE Kansas City, Aug. 18. O. C. Botts of Sedalia, was elected president of the Missouri B. P. 0. Elks at the an nual meeting here today. Other offi cers elected were: Sam Byrns, Mexico, secretary; W, S. Bowers, Mobeny, first vice presi dent; P. H. Schorr, Kansas City, see. ond vice president; H. R. Garrison, Warrensburg, third vice president; 0. M. Stewart, Springfield, tyler; C. C. Bowlus, Kansas City, sergeant at arms; the Rev. H. E. Martin, Sedalia, chaplain; W. W. Garth, Columbia; W. Hemp, Rothwell, St. Louis, and Gen eral Emmett Newton, Springfield, trustees. Next years meeting will be held at Columbia. James Nordin is reported ill. M. E. Gillioz was in Oswego, Kans., Tuesday, on business. Guy H. Capps, superintendent of schools, is visiting at Anutt, Mo., for a short time. A birthday dinner was given Sunday for B. E. Williams. The immediate relatives were guests. Mrs. Arthur Nordin returned homo Wednesday morning from a visit wii her mother at Rogers, Ark. Theodore Alvord, of Peirce City was in town, Tuesday, attending to legal matters. Leon Wainright returned Wednes day morning from a buying trip to St. Joseph. Mrs. O. B. Chamberlain and baby, of Peirce City, left Dr. West's hos pital, Sunday. Mrs. Lyra B. Hudson has been ap pointed truant officer for the Neosho city schools. , Fred L. Jones of Xeosho, visited relatives here from Saturday until Monday evening. Oscar Broeeard, of Rolia, Mo., who has been visiting Mr. ar.d Mrs. M. E. Gillioz and family, left Friday morn insr for Oswego, Kan.-., to visit other relatives and friends before return ing home. He was recently discharg ed from military service. V5f V to V 4t i s w vv VHf f' ''- J4i The Petrce City Marble and Granite Works has satisfactorily served its customers for 17 years and 13 well prepared to do so in the future. Call at shop or notify us and we will call on you. ' A. CRAMER, Prop. Peirce ity, Missouri $2.75 $3.25 $3.57 Mfgrs., Buffalo, N. Y. millinery.