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r THE ST. JOSEPH OBSERVER, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1919
4 V t J. LOCAL MAT! GENE ERS OF HAL INT REST -i Paragraph;; Which Tell of the Happenings of Local Moment in Greater St. Joseph Anything Which Has Occurred Deserving of Local Notice Caii Be Found in These Columns finally gotten out of his celt In the aflornoou. nock Undertaking Co. lady at ton dan t, JIB Frederick avenue. Adv. Burglars mmlo a small haul at aiorrls ltnlch'8 store lu South Park Sunday night. ailss Vtrnn, 12. Vaught, tho twenty nlno year old,, daughter of Mr. and JIrs. G. 12. Vaught, died Sunday night. Itay Hoover of Kansas City and Ben Johnson of Tulsa, Okla., wero arrested Tuesday, charged with rob bing a dentist's offico at Topcko. Woathcr Observer llcldcn reports that the averago temperature for the Jnonth of September was 71 degrees. Theodore Tillman, tho negro ac cused of stealing $70 from Sam Tootle, was bound over Tuesday to Jho criminal court. For anything in the real estate line, see or write the Square Deal Real Estate Co., Savannah, Mo. (Advt.) 1). D. Semple, building Inspector, Sssued slxty-flvc permits In Septem ber aggregating $104,300. of the preferred, and forty-eight of tho common stock of the company. C. A. Campbell and Naomi Althouso own the other ten shares. Lo Roy Prlnz, Tiro Hetrcadlng and Repairing Hood, Fisk and United States Tires and Tubes. Main 30. (.Advt.) William Bryant, a flftecn-ycar-old boy, was run down by Henry ltcincrt's auto on St. Joseph Aenuo Wednes day afternoon, and hU right leg brok en. Ho sustained other injuries. E. AV. ailller, tho Agency banker, has bought t)io Maxwell O. Davis homo for $12,000. Tho Jury In tho Cavanaugh case tried In tho federal court returned n verdict for $500 for tho plaintiff, Sat urday night. Cavanaugh sued for $100,000. T. Moore, tho taxi driver, arrested, charging that they swiped his stuff. Ed. Merdlngcr of South St Joseph faces a penitentiary term for on Wednesday feloniously It Is charged, having poured turpentine upon a cat owned by Mrs. J. W. Lively of aias suchusctts avenue. isajiisssJCV'.mjmsziix.r.'iL&i.mtTfz James B. O'Brien wms the guest of honor at the dinner df the Co-Oper-utlvc Club at the-Hf Francis Thurs day. He was a Knights of Columbus war worker In Franco. J. P. Standly has "bought the Wit holm bungalow on Lours Lane for $13,000. Raymond Loflln was found guilty of wlfo and child abandonment In Justice Wilson's court Tuesday and fined $100 and costs. Ho testified that he made but $15 per week as a shoe clerk. Tom dregory of Moray, Kas., should not have dono It, but he did have Ethel Wceden, a negro woman. arrested Thursday, charging that she stole $7 from him. It cost Sam Ooldstoln, a South $lxth street pawnbroker, $50 in police court Monday for buying stolen goods nd falling to register them. JIrs. Eudora B. France, widow of tho late Dr. J. M. D. France, died Tuesday. Raymond C. Arnhold was elected 'delegate to tho stato convention of tho American Legion to be held at Jefferson City Monday, at a meeting of Malcomb JIacdonald Post Monday hlght. Jamleson Machine. Co., engineers and machinists' supplies. Shafting, hangers, pulleys. 215 No. 2nd. Adv. Mayor Whltsell has named Oct. 9 next Thursday as "Patriotic Fire Prevention Day" and at that time all residents of the city aro supposed to clean up their premises, and thus guard against fires. A warrant was Issued Wednesday for C. C. Noyes, charging him with passing a worthless check. Lydla Sampson wants from Ben I Sampson, dignities. a divorce alleging ln- The aiaxson's did not wait to get out of the hospital before beginning suit against tho Rock Island for $25,000 damages each. - Don Riley's Motor Inn. Storage and best repair department In city. In dies' rest room and free check room In connection. Seventh and .J.ule. Ad. Emmctt J. Crouse, circuit clerk, re ceived notlco atonday from Judge John M. Dawson of Maryvllle, who heard the cose of tho deputies In tho various county offices relatho to their pay increase, that ho would announco his decision Oct. 15, or thereabouts. One of the branches of the Lco Orunewald Vinegar Company of this city located at Falls City, Neb., was destroyed by fire Tuesday night. Tho building and contents were complete ly destroyed. What caused the blazo Is not as yet known. James P. JIcDcrmott of tho stato llccnso department was In tho city Wednesday, looking over tho egg deal ers' actions. Le Roy Shop. Prlnz, Auto Tortum Tiro Main 30. (Advt.) A very largo number of St. Joseph people attended the fair at Troy, Ivns., tho past week. . II. Allen, city treasurer, has a force of twelve extra clerks at work extending tho delinquent tax lists. Everything you need for any kind of Painting, Wall paper. Chandleo's Paint & Glass Co., 417 Edmond street. Adv. Judgo Hayncs' opinion In tho clerks salary muddlo was on Tuesday forwarded to Attorney General Mc Allister, along with tho opinion of Randolph & Randolph. All deputies at the court houso were paid Tuesday except George Al lison, deputy treasurer, and Robert L. Oeorge.-dcputy county highway com missioner. Justice Forgravo Issued a warrant Thursday for Jennie Turner of Wyan dotte county, Kan., which Instrument charges her with being a fugitive from Justice. FIRST OF ALL RELIABILITY Jack Tyler, the negro who robbed alike Garlick of $110, was bound over to the grand Jury Thursday. Tho state board of pquallzatlnn made known their figures Thursday, by " will- h It is disclosed that the property of the St. .1. Ity , I H. & P. Co. was raised from $1,522,606 90, the assessment of tho year previous, to $1,740,954.60. II. W. Schllngcr, the Atchison farm er who ran down and dangerously In jured aiaxwelt Ingram on King Hill Avenue Sept. 20, was given a hearing In Justice Gordon's court Tuesday, and hold to the criminal court In bond of $1,000. W. M. Campbell, street commission er for South St. Joseph, resigned Tuesday. Peter Van Valkcnburg, an employo of the Phoenix Foundry Co., was found dead in bed at his home, 2339 South Third street, aionday morning. Heart disease was the cause. Information reached here Monday of the sudden death of Judge Henry W. Bond, chief Justice of the ailssourl supremo court, who died Sunday of apoploy. Ho was well and favorably known here. M. J. Downey for best Plumbing and Gas Fitting. 1002 Frederick Ave. Phono 116. Ad. Gerald A. Bllley qualified Vednes day for tho position of deputy col lector of Internal revenue and assum ed the place made vacant by the resignation of F. 1J. Edmant , The negroes of the city gave a ban luct Tuesday night at Hallsoy Chapel in honor of Presiding Elder II. 1 Tyler of tho aicthodlst Episcopal church. The Louis Ilax Furnituro Co. has filed with the recorder a notice of reduction of capital stock. A state warrant was Issued Wednes day for E. II. Gates, charging him -with the larceny of a Ford flivver from Eddie C. Burke. O. W. Watklns Is the principal stockholder In tho Continental Land Co., which filed articles of Incorpora tion Wednesday. Ho holds forty-two John J. Goodrich, chairman of the Salvation Army drltc, which will open hero Oct. 8, is now arranging details and will havo his organization perfected on time. Farms for Sale 250 acres three miles from Graham, aio. Well Im proved and priced right Other good farms for sale. W. E. Freytag, Citi zens Bank, Graham, aio. (Advt.) Twenty motor cars and four trucks, tho aggregation carrying seventy-five members of the Kansas City .Motor Dealers Association, who havo been touring Northwest ailssourl, spent Thursday night here, whero the mem bers were tho guests of the local dealers. What People Expect This Store of The way In which people who bought Thrift and War Savings Stamps are cashing them In, Indicates that tho saving fever In St. Joseph has abated and that people Just must! spend their money. airs. Elizabeth Washburn, eighty- five years of age, wife of Benjamin Washburn, died Tuesday. Tho Buchanan County Teachers' Association will meet at tho court house today. When a flashlight awoke air. and airs. William Vey at 3 o'clock yester day morning In their home. 3117 Maple Avenue, they found a man with a gun in the room who pleasantly Invited them to turn over their valua bles. The couple gave up 3 diamond rings, a diamond lavalier, u diamond stud worth $450 and $13 In cash and went back to sleep as best they could. First of all they expect whatever they may require in the many different branches of merchandise represented here. They expect a hundred cents of value for every dollar of cost, and they" expect it to be absolutely right in style, quality and work manship. They expect courteous, intelligent attention and good service. They expect every statement about merchandise, either 'in print, or" by word of mouth, to be exactly as represented. They expect this store to provide their requirements at the lowest possible price consistent with quality and legitimate business. And, never has this store been so adequately prepared to measure up to these high expectations. Should this meet your gaze in The Observer, come in at any time and verify your expectations. mmM&W(Mc Member R.U1I MarchwU AmmUWos. Ftrti Bebated, Either br Tnin or Auto. The Red Cross headquarters were moved on Tuesday, from the Balllnger building to Patoc Market Claude Johns was held to tho grand Jury Thursday, charged with assault with Intent to kill Tom Hoy, presi dent of "The Jefferson Boys" when ever an election rolls around. Mrs. John E. Dolman and airs. J. W. Wnlker of this oity were prlzo winners at tho Amateur Garden Fall Festival held at Kansas City last week. Tho funeral of airs. Emma C. aielerhoffer occurred from the home of her daughter, airs. Robt. G. aiax well, S15 North Twenty-fourth stroet, Wednesday. The death of airs, aieler hoffer Is deeply deplored. A. Sowoll of Wallace was relieved of $110 and Ed. Cunningham of this city and. Lee aioek of DeKalb of $3 each by a negro brigand aionday night. The hold-up occurred at Eighth and Patee. ai. Heckel, William aialehl, O. I. Garrett and A. D. Glnter contributed $10 each In pollco court aionday for motor crazed speeding. Follow the Crowd to Webster's Cafeteria Largest, newest and best Every thing new and clean, an entire new system In every way and ono that you will enjoy. This modern Cafeteria has be come the most popular place In tho city for the bet home-cook-ed foods. We employ only tho best cooks, chef and bakers that can be found. Everything pre pared under expert supervision and sold at prices surprUingly reasonable. Our Soda Fountain Is a wonderful addition, ety best equipment featuring tho most popular sodas, sundaes, matted milks, etc. Try Web ster's Banana Speclafbr our Lo ganberry Sundae. Very best musto furnished during luncheon and dinner. Service hours, 11 a. in. to 7 p. m. Webster's Pride Coffee served from out of $1,000 coffee urn. WEBSTER'S 70? Felix Street. Melerhoffer Undertaking Co. pre- eints character, servlco and consider ation. Ninth and Felix. Fhone M, 3CS. Adv. P. P. Buddy's motor car skidded at Noes Boulevard and Union streets Sunday morning, nnd overturned and air. Buddy, airs. Buddy, Frances Bud dy, air. and airs. F. B. Edrnan, Harry Taylor nnd airs, alary Hamlet all re ceived moro or less brulsos and other Injurios. Your future foretold. Send dime, age, btrthdate for truthful, reliable. convincing trial roadlng. Hazel Hause, Box 215, Los Angeles, Cal. (Advt) L. L. Lajson of DoKalb on Monday night rait down Henry Posneck, a ten yoar old boy, at Tenth and atossanle, and broke tho boy's loft leg. Ewlng Herbert proposes to give his friends "something to talk about" when ho throws open his new home in Hiawatha next Friday night. In an old fashioned "housewarmlng." ADMINISTRATRIX NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Letters of Administration, upon tho estate of David W. Sher, deceased, hate ben granted to the undersigned, by the Probate Court of Buchanan County. ailssourl, bearing date of tho 30th I day of September, 1919. All persons having claims against said estate are required to exhibit, 5 them to me for allowance, within six I months from date of said letters, or E they may be precluded from any ben- 1 s fit of such estate; Riid If said claims 1 bo not exhibited within one year from ! s tho dato of the publication of this notlco, they wilt be forever barred. A true copy. Attest- SARAH R. SHER. (Sal) Administratrix. Tred M. Wanger, Clerk of Probate. llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll S IS YOUNG AT 90 Blrks Harris Says TluU firtmlng Old Is But u Condition of Mind. The mental alertness of Blrks Har ris of Greenwood, aio., now In his ninetieth ear, when on tho witness stand early this week In the circuit court, caused much comment among attorneys. Jurymen and wtiectators. Heirs of hU brother, the late John mer' ho Pcnted "Is children and whoso descendants, numbering more than six hundred residents of Jackson county, hold a fajnlly reunion and fish fry at Lees Summit each year, air. Harris owns a fine farm near Greenwood, but he has retired to the town to make his home. Never having been an Idler during his long life, air. Harris still carries on his chorished occupation of gar dening and farming In a small way. Fifty extra fine watermelons, the re sult of a part of his work this sum- eason s Millinery Tho pall bearers at the funeral of, airs. Emma aielorhoffer Thursday were all St Josoph undertakers. Tho annual convention of the ails sourl Stato Nurses Association will bo hold hero Oct. 23.30-31. E. L. Piatt sent a statement to tho News-Press In whloh he wrote that of thlrty-fivo casas of Influenza In tho Sheltering Arms last yoar "only ono" resulted fatally. It camo out In tho paper that "every ono" resulted fatal ly. - Ben II. Loflln wants a divorce from tils wife. Myrtle aiay. The Marconi Club was reorganized Sunday, with P, K. Porta -president; L. P. Funzo, vico president; Samuel Commcllo, secretary-treasurer, and Samuel Ponzfno recording secretary. When Duke Stevenson was called to appear in police court aionday to answer to a charge of drunk, the Jailor could not unlock the door of tils cell, and Judge Alleo after wait ing for some time, dismissed the cnarge against him. Htoveruon was Harris, were suing to break the will which left to a daughter eight) acres of valuable land. The attack was mado on tho ground that It wxs a deathbed will and the maker not In a proper Btato of mind. Uirks Harris told the Jury that in his opinion tho will should stand. And the Jury bo decided. Blrks Harris does not believe in growing old. It is his opinion that this Is a mental process as much as a physical one. And while a patriarch In years, mentally and phjsically ho still Is a man of middle age At his advanced ago he does nm use glasses. ho walks erect and without tho use of a cane; he grew a bumper crop of watermelons this year; he Is a skillful fisherman and challenges any young ster in ailssourl at a game of marbles. air. Haarrls was born in Virginia and came with his parents to Missuurl friends. air. and Mrs. Harris In Greenwood E llv within lMlnhonrt Mil of their ten ' living children, svon sons and three daughters, all of whom aro prosper- Ing, due to naoits or tnritt acquired 1 from examples set by the parents. Tho pollco summoned by a hurry- up call from the rosldonco of Mrs. Nellie Reardun, failed to catch a burglar who was attempting to effect an entrance Wednosday night Agents wanted for one of the most Important discoveries of the age; millions aro suffering with Rheuma tism; an Herb that actually drives the what 111: worm- have dove Ben Foster was noted for his shift lessnoss. If It hadn't been for his wlfo he would have allowed his farm to remain Idle and become worthless. It was all his wife could do to get him to work, as he preferred to sit and read all day One evening after he had been road lng French history with deep interest ho closed the book and said to his wife, "Do you know, aiarla, what I'd done If I had been Napoleon '" "Oh, yes, I know," his wife respond- Step in and see our beautiful assortment of AUTUMN MILLINERY, which is cer tain to satisfy the most critical taste. We offer you hats of the best workmanship. All our patrons are treated courteously and po litely. You will receive durable service by buy ing our MILLINERY, and you will also save money purchasing hats with us. We, have all colors and patterns able to be constructed by the most gifted milliners, priced at: ed. "You'd have settled right dotv when a babo In arms. M,t of his life on a fBrm ln Corslca ani1 e' " run to has been spent In Jack county, a ruln' anJ Ulen Brumb' about hard few years being spent In Clay and , work-" 1 E lUtescountIos. Ho was one of the Argonauts from M!souri who crossed tho plains In '49 a'nd the early '50s, making several trips to California and return. - air. Harris la the onI surviving member of the fifteen children of battle, and, In some manner, your moot stubborn caso of Rheumatism 'W,,llam Rhoda """is. who set-en should be scattered oter a terrl-, i.,J .. . ' .nv. A K0........1 mIIa. linn. ...... .1.4 ..... f? neu on a jarra near Blue springs and p"" v .-. " j"u .. collect them?" E I "Well, sub," answered the prospec- E '-'! $5.00 $6.00 $7.50 $10.00 $12.00 HE KNEW HIS .MEN IE A colored aspirant for a commission 'E was being examined. E "And supposing you were In com- E mand of a regiment on the field of and, In some manner, ! might - ee d entirely out of tho system; many peo ple have written us and say they arc astounded at the results; the effect on the kidneys Is simply marvelous; you bathe your feet In It for 15 min utes a day for 10 das; agents are coining money; price 72c pound, post paid. Rheumatism Herb Co , Santa Monica, California. (Advt) Third and Francis Streets. In the Wholesale District. Henry P, Rose of Trenton, Jla, came to town Wednesday, and that night he took n ride in n taxi with ilay Iloldon. When they roturned hU pocket book with $0, a twenty dollar ijhevk, and a $100 liberty bond was m Using, and he had May, and Pearl ST. JOSEPH PLEATING AND BUTTON CO. HonistltcJilns mill Pl'ol lodging, lioatlnsr. Oolh Cut mil Buttons Prompt service in all dep vrtments. Orders received one dav w ll be re- turned the-riext Write for stales. It is free. 212 North SptenUi Struct St. Jiweph, 3lo. tlve, as he scratched his head, "I think I'd take out a pa 111 ob dice and hollah, 'Who's goln' to fade dlshere one dollar bill''"" niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinmiiiiiiin aesEOKHKsaaai uvwa.it ;t .pmn " IT WAS NO NOVELTY "So our eimugHinent Is at an end?" said the blond joutli. "It is certainly at an end," replied tho fickle brunetts. "I suppose yiu will return the en gKempnt ring!" "I certainly will if you call around somo night and pick it out" iL fWe will loan you money on the monthly payment plan to help purchase that home or to build one. HWe will pay you 5 per cent on your idle money. The Provident Buiidingg Loan Assn. 619 Edmond Street Phone Main 660 iwnwwnrgqj WJrr,vTrrKrrjsi 1 , -- r " i ij " mwirtrr-; - --- ' . w. -, .'ikUM.