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fTH,J? iW -fW THE ST. JOSEPH OBSERVER, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1919 T Ttfl UUI M.VIJ11.J. 2.ixs ' "laaijiMiivaiir -'" sWMiiirwwmjmgMraaM NEWS FROM ALL 01H pruiucm .aiL1!1'!, I'H'iiLiyamiiB tu Ills house. Io Is now expecting tho ownen to call for tlio enr nml lie will leech e tlicin with open nrnn. bitere&ting Happenings Which Have Taken Place hz the Greatest State lis the Union The Product of the Scissors, the Pen and ft Very Little Actual Labor Ijt week Dalltis county votcMl $100,000 bonds to take up the indebt cdtipss thru whs contrnctcd jenrs nno to build railroads tlmt vvero never built. It fccmi llko a big price to P ly for something that the county ncer sot, nnd It Is a big price, but It Ik the least possible that the peoplo of the county enn set by with, ns those that hold the old bonds will accept no le-w. to Missouri, lie says that Hicks Is ome CO )cars old nt thi time, and that he has a wife and fhc children lhlnff. The family loft Hickory coun ty some time after tho crime was dlscoercd and Htcks became a fuel the. in count) defeated the good rr 1.1- iicmd Issue at n. (special election i.lm k by n vote of S to 1. Tin Mo College began Us JBtli year Tuibili when tho opening chipel servue was held In tho College Chapel The Nodaway county schools will h.ivc distributed anions them for then uppoit this yoar a total of J2ii5 ''If' ti4. Tin n are 223 cafes on tho Noda w.i munt circuit court docket. I'o'iri will convene on Monday, Sop (on I r 'J. l.. nd vuluoe in Nodaway county hrt iicni u4)vi!PiI at $27.03 per acre, b n vmi can't buy any for seoral t r- tin amount. Sice Vanhouten, who was acci dentally shot with a 22 calibre target tlfte on Oct. 4. 1012. li.ul the bullet removed lat Saturdn), nearly t.even )cars after the accident happened. It Was innovcd by the wrac doctor who attended him after tho (.hooting. It.rvcmuood R.i7ette. The annual reunion of veterans of the "hli, MlHiouri'H famous cavalry riRinirnt of the Civil War, was held jii Mnberly last week. It it believed that Judge Ilodetlck I' Harper of Uates county Is the old ct preiiclliig Judge of any county e ourt in Missouri. Ho 1j In his "0th )cir There nip now 22ri,a.VI motor cars nnJ tru. ks In M:-ouri. The Increase over .it jear Is 37,01-1. St. I.ouis has the largest number, the total be ing 4 2 'S3. The proposition to lno $"0,000 In boiiis for the erection of a soldiers' and sailors' Memorial Hospital in Hannilml, Marlon county, lost by a targt majority. i r m is M. Wilfon, V. S. district at iirnr Kansas Cltj, bought tho Judgo C H Norton farm of SO acres near IM.ntf 1'ity last week, posing $20,000 or it He expects to live there when e r, mi-is from public life. . i n Barnes, of Brash oar, has it i into the hall of fanio by fall- fri in the barn loft with a pocket i kbs. lie broke Ills leg but i i mash a single precious egg, I. .id that to be thankful for. i is has no edge on Missouri it I'umes to producing big sun- i--. John M. Pino of (lallatln re- u olio in ills yard that stands i t high. Is eight Inches around base with tho "blossum" 134 u rose. hi.. ir. t t K I i CL 111 firef ly A. Woodruff of Ctallatln has led his 1010 pear crop for ban $1 per buihel. Ho esti- the crop will make something i -' imo bushels. Ills orchard just i that city. Is one of the finest i "unt. i this Tloach, who recently went .i -an Clt to hoad tho newly or- i Metropolitan Hank, Monday his residence on Bast Miller t A. N. Seaber for a cash con- corn ground han he Is. He ia)n Henrj ltehm $17 an ncre for the for ty he rented of him. Ho has cracking good corn on It nnd may como out with fljtng colors. Hopkins Journal. Tho latgefct single land dcil In dol lars and cents was pulled off In this city jestcrdny when II. 11. lVil, leal estate agent, cold the Hoy Kuhn and W. II. Weightman fnim of -ISO acres northeast of tovn to 13. H lluscher of Lincoln, N'eb. This Is the old T W. McCoy farm. The consideration was $265 per ncre or $127,200. This land fold In 1017 nt $135 per ncie ami now about twenty months later Henri) doubles In value. Possession of the farm will be given March 1st Mound City Jounnl J W Aknrd, the Fairptav shrx.tiHt Is another Mls.sourian who wrupm a iilclio in the hall or fame In the amateur trap&hoot m ti urnimn' at Clilcngo the other day ho was one of the three high men, nil three scoring 190 hits out of n posslb'le 200. The" mone priKes were divided but on tho shool-ofi a man from Now Yoik won. Mr ami .Mrs iiarvey Wells who a j car ago Ut JInich gained possession of the Oeorge ftilfrank farm un the ISock 1'ort-ljngdon road, having bought It nt $200 per acre, lapt week closed a deal with Don' Clocpfll whereby tho latter btijs their 1C0 acres for $60,000, or $312.30 per acre. Not a bad profit, with two crops thrown in. The farm of Lewis 13. White of thirl -one acres, two miles noithuest of Marjville, wss sold a few lajs ago to Trancls Derbln for JG0O an acte This Is the highest price jet that has been received for farm land close to Maryville. The farm of Mike Sturm, consisting of 13S acres, was sold to Sylvester lioMe 'for $2C5 an acre. Governor tinrdncr has granted paroles to Rllzabeth Kelly and May Hstcs, two Kansas City slrls who were convicted in April, 101S, of job bery In the first degree. Bitch was sentenced to tho penitentiary for fho J oars. Hllznbeth Kelly Is paroled to Itev John T. Wulsli of Slotouk, Ok., nnd May Hstcs to a Mrs. Vonapullar of Kansas City, JCas. Oovernqr Oardner has appointed Lee Dunlnp of Kansas City to the of fice of stato Industrial "inspector for a period of four years from August. 1019. Tho last legislature changed tho name of thu state factory Inspec tor to slate industrial inspector and Increased the Hilary from $2,000 to Seslalla Is ni'ilutninlng her reputa tion for kicking up u row about most everv thing. Chief of l'ollce Marks bury was nceused by certain promi nent clll7ens of various Iriegularitles In office. He had a hearing befoie the Chamber of Commerce nnd was acquitted Now he has filed hUlt for $100,000 against his accusers, come of Sedall.t, best known business men, including W. II. Powell, C. H. lloth vvell, II W. Mcubchke nnd others. Joseph Cnntrclt, 10 cnis old, son of William Cantrell, a Webster coun ty fanner living two miles cast of Springfield, was Instantly killed when ho fell into a 40-foot well that had Just been Hug. The jouth had been lot down In the well for the purpose of cleaning out the bottom As he v.-as being diawn back he tried to change positions of Ills hands, his bold broke and he fell Ills skull was crushed and his neck broken. "A pln through the country the other daj brought to light" the tact that not man of the ginln binders have been put under cover since the Cialn was cut," lepcuts tho Pickering cortespondent In the Hopkins Journal. "Very few Pickering farmers will bo able to hoist of n record llko Uncle Il as Hams' In consequein i 1 ! Pleas has a binder thai h. use lor iwentv -seven years urn' t is apparently still as good as ion. ttje puint not even being worn rt it VKo the- canv.ijs that en mo with it is sun being used to protect It, nnd this year It cut and bound fifty acres Just ns if It had newly arrived from tho store." Tom Gorlcy, nn cx-conlct, who has chaigo of tho state park, Is wor rying tho prison board. Under tho merit rules his term of Imprison ment expired two weeks ago, but ho has no home to go to and does not want to leave the pork and his pets there. Ho has been allowed to stay at the park and draw his rations from the prlon, but ns be came from one of the Southwest Missouri coun ties nnd never had a legal residence there. It will require a pardon fiom the governor and restoration of citi zenship to permit him to remain lie says he never had such a good time In lil life nR since he came to tho penitentiary for a minor felony, and that If he Is forced to leave. It Is probable he will commit n small theft for the purpose of being sent bark. He Is a gloat favorite with the chil dren, who swarm in the park, nnd it Is expected the governor will be ask ed to adopt such steps as will permit hlni ta remain there. . Adjt. (Jen Harvey C Clark has Is sued an official e ill Tot the fhst an nual state convention of tho Ameri can Legion to convene In Jefferson City October C The selection of4Jef fcrson City was the re-suit of n vote taken by the various posts The basis or repirsontntion Is fixed at ono dele gate for each post and an additional Jdelegato for eich ono hundred mem bers. Seventy-three posts have been chartered and applications for slty flvo additional havo been nppreived, making the total number already or ganised one hundred and thirty -eight. It Is expected there will be at least two hundred posts fully organized by the time tho convention Is held. Despite the fact that It 13 cummer and all well regulated wolves should be willing to retire to the backgiound In fnvor of news about crops and the heat nnd storms, the wolves In Mis souri seem as avid for publicity as they were In cold weather, Judging by the number of new wolf stories ap pearing in the state press. The Spring field Leac'er publishes the latest "One day recently Walter West of the Hunlce neighborhood In Texas coun ty had rather an exciting experience With wolves Ho was plowing when he heard some young pigs squealing 1 "'" '" 1 md vent to see what .rs the' matter. He discovered four wolves helping themselves to plu. He picked up a stick, but the wolves were not the least frightened and defied him. com lng toward him until they were with in fifteen steps of him. showing their teeth nnd ready to pounce Only when he bejnn yelling did the beasts lun." no. r .11.111 of $10,000 Cole County $5,500 a yoar nnd longthoned tho K 1--.1 l'h. . ontract was let nt Waston last es tor a system of water works for .1 uy Tho new improvement la term two years Dunlap himself in tho office. succeeds A farmer named Harmon waltod until water melon ewlpers drove up tc . 01 t A grand Jury investigation of the lynching of Jay Lynch In front of the courthouse at Lumsr last May was begun Wednesday under orders from Judge 15. a Thurmnn, circuit Judge of Harton county. Lynch was hang ed by a mob after ho had boen ghon a sentence of life imprisonment for the murder of SJioriff John Harlow and his son, Fred li. Hallow, while making his escape from Harton coun ty Jail Judge Thurman, In charging HlllllMlllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll IMnHIIIIIIIHIMimillllllllllllu! .".'",,,.., , ... w...(t.ii-u ..em 4i iiiu iiuur 01 jihe courthoUKc, and it didn't matter EWho the victim was. It was a gross uct of lawloi-nnei,s" Judge Thurman said It was the duty of the urand Jury to indict any man against whom there was sufficient evidence of his paitlclpution in tho lynching. .si $25,000 and tho contract fori"3 began plugging tho fruit In his ing the new system has been ifle,tl noar Excelsior Springs one night 11 i Ureen 01 Purkvillc. lai!t wek. then fired a few blanks In- to the air. Some Intruders reached w 1 Hurst wonders 'f anyone In one car and spo-i away, tho farmer ' ' lllU is piying more rent for reac bed the other car and drove It up Tho preliminary hearing of Augut Wlofcsciucl. who was arrested at Kansas City Saturday for making threatening remarks about President Wilson, was held Saturday before Harty L Arnold, United States com missioner He was bound over to the federal ginnd Jury and committed to the Henry county Jail in default of $5,000 bond. According to the gov ernment officials WIessensel is Ger man born and came to tho United States twenty-fout years ngo. Ono yoar ago lie was Interned at Fort Leaenworth. Ka., be lng sent theie by Judgo K. M. LamlU of Chicago, where ho lived. Ills sentence was for ten years, but was commuted. He had Just been released and was pass ing through Kansas City on his way home when ho was ai tested. When in the City Follow the Crowd to ? Rettig's Grill and Cafeteria .SMUMKM 1'l.UK IN TOWN. WONDLRI'TL FOOD AT POPULAR PKIChS. 1'XCFLLEXT MUSIC. T. J. Pcnlsten of Maryville 1ms add ed two cornstalks, one of them thir teen feel tall, to the museum of Nod away county products in the office of tho Maryville Commeicial Club Ptoni tho ground to tho fiist ear on tho waller stalk Is seven feet. The variety is known as 00-day white cap corn. Tho celling of the Commercial Club office Is thirteen feet from the floor. as tho corn fits perfectly up and clown on the wall Mis. Luella Itciach, aged 59 years and 11 months, was struck by light ning Wednesday afternoon during tho rain storm at her home two and one- half miles south of Milan, on the III owning road, and instantly killed. She had gone to the pasture about one hundred yards from the house and was found by her children lying noar the gate In the pasture. The bonnet she was wealing was torn to pieces, tho right eye and breast was burned and a hole was torn in tho shoo on the right foot She very probably did not know when or how she died. That terrapins live for years In two or three ncre plot of ground Is vouched for by II. D Pealer. Mr. Pealer bald the other day that wher. he was a boy living on his father's farm, he and some other boys found a teriapin In a woods pasture. They cut their Initials on the terrapin nnd turned It loose. Fourteen years later, In the same woods pasture, Mr. Pealer found a terrapin crawling on the ground. On Its back were .his Initials and those of the other boys. Tho same terrapin had been In this four acre pasture for fourteen years. growth quite similar to tho domestic sweet potato, but Is moro woody In uubstntico nnd unfit for food except for hogs, which are said to thrive on It." A robber got Into the residence of W. II. Todd at Sturgeon nnd stole a $50 watch, $20 In money nnd a boiled hnm. Tho hclnousness of this of fenso centers on tho hnm; the other Items are nugatory. Ono can always get watches and money thee times, but a hnm a boiled ham a ham one looks forward to In reverential an ticipation Is acquired only by scads of money and Mlchncvellan cunning. Then to have It stolen, filched, pil fered, pinched It Is enough to bring tears to the eyes and rage to the hearts of the most nmlnble petson between the two poles The sympathy of the community goes out to the los ers nyc, the sympathy of the entire congressional district a sympathy rqualled only by envy of the guy who got It Moberly Democrat. pull Hi rfr"' m -1 &$ffi&Ety&4& SIXTY-FIVE YEARS That Is tho Trim of Wedded Life of Mr. mid Sirs. 13. W. llnllcy. The nvcrage person of the present time Is thtough dead and burled at G5 years of nge, therefore when It Is recounted that In this territory- there now icsldcs a couple who are hale nnd hearty nnd have been married for shty-flve yeirs the story may be leeched with Inciedulity yet never theless It Is true and Mr and Mrs K W Hnlley of Weston, both ex- liemely well known In St Joseph, are the couple. In Its last lsue the Wes ton Chronicle says: "I'rlduy was a happy day for Mr nnd Mrs K. W. Italley, for on that elite slty-five years ago they were united In the holy bonds of matt I mony. To mnny couples has been given the honor of celebrating their golden wedding but to very few comes the gieat pleasure of observing the anniversary fifteen times again after the golden milestones have been pass ed. They were the honoied guests at a six o'clock dining at the home of their daughter. Mrs John 11 Har- desty. Dcsldes tho bride nnd groom ot three score nnd five yens, Ihoso seated about the festive board were .Mr. and Mrs. D M Ilalley of Kansas Cltv, Mr. and Mrs John II Hardest)'. Mr. and Mm, Charles Styles, Mrs. Jule Shortrldgo nnd Miss Hnima Italley, the last two guests being present at the wedding sixty -five years before. "Mr. and Mrs Italley aie yet active In their dally pursuits, ho going to the bank for a part of each dav. while she takes charge of the home and slights neither tho inside nor the outside. Their hundreds of frien.u extend congratulations and the kind est wishes. The duv was nlsn tho Mtmber RtUll Mr. Ain. Rilreil and Automobll Farci Rtlntnl. A Little Money Goes a Long 'Way Now in Our Curtain and Drapery Department The Fall stock of Curtains and Draperies is larjje and embraces many of the richest novelties which have been created for beautifying-the home. These are quite reasonable in price and in addition there are equally artistic designs in more medium priced grades. No matter what you may need for decorating the home this Frill, you will find it in our Curtain and Drapery Department, priced at the lowest figure possible for goods of such excellent quality. During the month of September we will make up Free of Charge, all Curtain and Drapery Ma terials Selling at 49c a yard and Upward. Buy Curtains Now, during this Sale and have them made up at no extra cost. w I Jy TUBES $1.00 Buys a Guaranteed Inner Tube with Each Tire Purchased of the Same Size Tako advantage of our special offer ns It lasts for a short time only. Our Tires arc absolutely "I'lRSTS" Tlqual to any 4,000 mile guaranteed tire on tho market, but are being sold at exticmely low prices without the guarantee. Sizes Tires Tubes :tov3 $ oso $1.00 :tox:t!& 12.75 l.oo .12x3 i.i l.").2." 1.00 Sll 20.3." 1,00 32 I 20.85 ,00 33x4 21.90 1.00 344 22.tr. 100 S.-ixlJS 30.00 1.00 30x4 4 31.2T. l.oo 37xf 3S.50 1.00 MAIL ORDHUS PROMPTLY FILLED Aniser Mercantile Co. 607 So. 7th St. St. Joseph, Mo. Main 1051 birthday anniversary of Mr. J. II. Hardest)', so tho porch party that evening for him Included the same guests with also Mr. and Mrs. M. S. , Hardest)', Mrs. Lou Hardest), Mr. and Mrs E M. Hardest)', Mr. and Mrs. Mayo Hardesty " I For over half a century Mr. Italley was the active head of the Italley & Hro. bank of Weston. The contract for the new Grant City school building was let Friday night by tho school board to G. A. Hector, contractor, of St. Joseph, for $21,70. uutiiMNiniuiiiiiiuiiiiiniitiiitiitiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiHUiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiHituiiiiurmiininuiiiiiiimiiiiiniiiHtiHiMiiiiiiiiu Our eptember Sale I Featured by a Rare Transaction in AXMINSTER RUGS I Ouvcnior Gardner has Issued a icquieltlon for tho return to Hickory county of Itobert Hloks, who Is under indictment for the murder of his eighteen year old daughter nearly a quarter of a century ugo, or to be ex act, the cilme was committed Decern ber 7th, 1894 The girl was strangled to death and her body hidden in a dense woods. Hunting dogs discov ered It some days later. Hicks, who "tag a farmer In Missouri, Is stated to oti under arrest at Chehalis, Wash., According to tho Carthage Press, Charles Sanders, a resident of Car1 thage, has an Iron kettle that has an Interesting history. It was used to bake bread for Ocn. George Washing ton nnd his army during the severe winter at Valley Forge. The kettle was given Mr. Sanders by his mother. It li the heavy Iron type that was used for biking before, the appearance of ovens an 1 cookstoves. Mrs. William Satterfield used it when she was living at Valley Forge In 1776. It was later given her daughter, who used it until her death, at 110 years of age, when It was given to Mrs. J. V. Sanders, the mother of the present owner. "An enormous specimen of a pe culiar vegetable growth known as a wild sweet potato was brought to this city a few days ago by Thomas Gor don on Route 2," reports the Caruth ersville Democrat. "It Is said to have weighed forty-five pounds when first dug out and it was a half day's Job to dig it out and even then a part of the Seventh and EcJmond. St. Joseph, Mo. has admitted his identity to them. Sheriff John P. Cafin of Hiokorv 5 county has left Missouri, with the nillllllllllllllllllllllllll!llirill!ll"ll!MIi:i!i:i!IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIinilln'ei-y papeis to bring Hicks back r and the officers there state that he root was apparently cut off and left under the surface. The wild sweet potato belongs to the warm climate ani jnmly soil of the Southern states Their "Value" Patent to Experienced Shoppers Hundreds of deep pile rugs, both seamless and seamed, woven in America, of the best wool yarns available; rugs in Persian and Chinese designs the col ors as exquisitely blended as in their Oriental prototypes. A broad selection of patterns and colorings, adapted for living room, dining room, bed room, office, hotel, etc. Prices arc unexpectedly low, in view of the continual advances that arc current. I 22ix36-inch Axminster Rugs, $2.75 27x54-inch Axminster Rugs, $4.50 36x2-inch Axminster Rugs $8.50 7.0x9.0 Axminsters 527.50 9x12 Axminster Rugs at $40.00 and ?59.00 6x9-ft. Axminster Rugs at t. .$25.00 ) 8.3x10.6 Axminsters $35.00 11.3x12 Axminsters $50.00 and $60.00 Important Announcement We have bought the stock and good will of the Lyon Furniture Company and this Furniture is now displayed on our floors at "special reduced prices. You all know that Mr. Lyon handled nothing but first class goods and tasty'styles and those who were his cus tomers we invite to transfer their account to us, assuring you the same generous, courteous and fair treatment that you received in the past, - . . r We Open Charge Accounts With 30, 60, 90 Days' Tune. JSJSga VMiall). It has a vine and tuberous .v . 3T. JOSEPH'S PROGRESSIVE FURNITURE AND CARPET STORE 5W-511 FELIX STREET ST. JOSEPH, MO. MxW tWtifl Umluli' AstccUUea. 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