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THE ST. JOSEPH OBSERVER, SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1920
FROM ALL OVE L m lllrt SSOUBIi through tho 'World War, has arrived are of some other hue. In fact Uio In Newport News, Va. Ho expects to to discharged and will return to Ills home near liuneeton. Interesting Happenings Wliich Have Token Placo In tho Ureatect State ut the Union An old-fashioned raft of ties toned by n gasoline boat marked the re appearance of rafts on Missouri rlcr. In the old days, recalls tho Jefferson City IVmocrat-Trlbune, sturdy ilver mtn paddled these rails. The Product of the Scissors, the Pen and a VWy Little Actual Labor l'liitr city has organized a band of 4 ! m mbtrs, playing 16 different K i idb of musical Instruments. Tin. recent census gives Itlchmond 4.-40', ,i gain of 1.04S since the census Of lUll). Our 2M) shops and buslnesB firms In Jiilln, on the first of May adopted tin open shop" policy. a flmk of pelicans were frightened ftom tin water by a steamboat. As thov flew an oss tho bottom tho hall struck them In full fury, felling al most the entire flock. After tho hall had subsided, seVenty-flve dead birds were found. opinion Is voiced that red hair is al vvavs attrnctlvo and often beoKtlful. Now If tho Mlbsourlan will go for ward and prove the same points In faor of locks of the henna fchado tho blonde natural iuid bleached and all shades of brown and black hair a great comfort wll be conferred on humanity. The weather expert's responsibility lias not diminished now that he has disponed of the fruit crop. According to the Prookflcld Argus, there Is the Wootcn, living over on tho Missouri John Tunderburk of the Tarklo country brought In the cars of seven cubs, which he captured nlong one of the Tarklo creeks, whllo Charlie baseball fan to reckon with, not to mention the follow who struggles with an unpaid toil bill and short credit with the Ice man. rler, brought In tho scalps of 17 cubs nnd one old wjulf, which he had tapturi'd In two lots. William V. Kirk and Lewis Stov- Damnire from a hravv storm which' (its, both of Kansas City, were fined swept over the eastern end of Jat.por.J10 ooolt and costs by Judge Arba S. oouuty, nnd parts of Lawrence and an ValkenMiirgli in the federal court Harry counties l'rida is expected to J'ondny afternoon on charges of vlo make, haste in adopting It as on ei tilcm bofcro some enterprising manu facturer has the golden blossom fea tured in a trade-mark for a popular beverage. II E l'ord of Maryville has eon Fentui to enter the race for the Dem on at i nomination for state senator from tin First district. T i. .Missouri Writers' Guild voted t ini for the purchase of a ut of M irk Twain to bo placed In the lobby i I o Ncff hall. To point a moral and ndorn a tale i tho Springfield Louder mentions that boiled ham soils for SO cents a pound In Kansas City and ham on tho hoof Is selling for 12 and 13 cents In the O xarks. exceed a Imlf-mllllon dollais. The stiaw berry crop wns completely de- i stroyed In the btnrm belt nnd homy bwses were suffered on other crops, ai cording to reports from the ruiul districts. luting the mlgratorv bird act. They vile chained with shooting wild ducks dining the closed .season. Missouri's state fair week begins August 14 and cloaca the following Saturday, August 21. The early date vns decided upon as the timo when Mtmouri'a farmers nnd profei-slonal men can beet take their vacations. Mk cliangod a lot since I saw 1 i i i-t." Scott Wear was speaking ot ( motion He returned for a visit L.Ht week after an absence of forty Jl i 3 Of the Missourlans who sened in war, both on this tldo and overseas, eleven of every ono thousand were killed In action or died of wounds in Europe, according to the tnblo of "battle deaths" by states, issued this week by tho general staff at Wash ington, D. C. Tho Missourlans who Joined tho colors numbered 139,940 nnd tho battlo deaths among them was 1,637. Marines attached to the army are not Included In the tabula tion. The total of American troops Is given as 4,090,735, nnd of battle deaths as 47,949, or 11.7 per thousand. The Central Missouri Pox Hunters Association will this year hold Its twelfth nnnual meet nt Chouteau Springs, Cooper county, beginning May 31, and continuing four days. Chouteau Springs is located five miles August Hchutte, 31 vc-nrs old, a former living north of Lnldonla, Was killed Thursday afternoon when was struck by lightning. lie wan le When a recent local high wind knocked man) shingles off of War- , west of Hoonvllle. four miles south of reiifdjurg houses, a most unfortunate Pilot C!roe, and about sev-n miles condition was revealed that there t from Rocheport. Tho committee on was an absolute scarcitv of shlnglo ! arrangements have prolded nearly llp nails in that icp.ilrs were held up In- everything. Although It does not spec- lOellnltely as dealers tlnd much dlf- irieally mention the number of foxes ficlilty in replenishing their supplies. I that will be on hand, wo take it that thej nre expected In great numbers. turning to his houe from the field, where he was at work when tho storm j Thc ijU,.nin. r the county poor came up. The horse he wis riding house has left an unusual problem and one he was leading Were killed ty the same shaft of electricity, Near thc rural community of Avery, in Benton county, Carl Brashears, n 14 year old boy, became to nngry Willi PS uruuien. win. wiium no "' aucUoneer, of his life. I ... . -., At.. l. ....... ... U ' worKinK in n iieiu uiui no tvsni iu 11,0 t fc 1. r the new state game law thc barn and committed suicide by hang i for fishing in rivers and other lug himself. n). nt waters with seines and ii bait is closed from April 10 l. i first home-grown strawberries marketed In West Plains by an H ir gardener, N. D. Neff. Ho re- 1 id cents a quart and a 'stick" pi ii'c In the West Plains Quill. "In the movement to bring down ti. i n o of shoes," remarks the Jef- r. in Mercer county. There was but one inmate, a feeble-mlndid old man of 90, who Is doaf, dumb and blind and who lived In the pour houe for sixty yenis. Now he ha no home. i and as there are no other county marges to look after, the authorities Capo Girardeau, tho fourth oldest city west of the Mississippi nnd the first English-speaking hettlement, will be one of tho distinguished colcbralors In the one hundredth nnnlvcisnry ofjv,ill not accent the $1,000 hat, bent Missouri's statehood which will be , to her by flvo hundred milliners of It was a singular mishap which robbed Not man I! Cloodrich. of Holl var, widely known as the silver tongue He started to drive a cow to pasture the ether ! ,,,,. . w,wt t) Uo ul)Ul morning nnu noticing an electric wire lunging down In the street, grasped The Cuntr.il Missouri farmer who It to move It out of the way. It was selected popcorn for his pilncip.il A good hotel right at the hunting grounds provides accommodations for the wives of the hunters who care to attend the hunt. Tents villi be fur nished to the fox hunters who prefer camping, but they must furnish their ewn bedding. The Trenton Times tells one of tho lust "plant a tree" stories of the sea son. Once upon a time, late In the car of 1867, one of the little Trench charged with heavy voltage, nnd his I crop found this icbtlio cereal a good boys was told to scurry down in the death Was Instantaneous. Investment. Klvo bundled und fifty woods and pick up a bushel or so of bushels brought J1C00. Since this vnlnuts to glvo their neighbor, Daniel The wife of the president of l'rnnco i ,0st seller at tho circus has risen in liintnn. who was going to Nebraska celebrated in 1921. Nothing that the request of an Illi nois woman for a ticket to the hang ing of her son-in-law was denied. City Dcmoernt-Trlt une, "we moves the Springfield Loader to re- i- .iil look for n barefoo: parade mark, "Tho world wrais to be In a r some of the streots of Jefferson conspiracy to deny all plcafeiires to . e it i mother-in-law." lli!s country. Perhaps It can bo Fold to thc wife of Koino American war profiteer, suggests the Carthage Pre-w. And perhaps American women will 1 ohsorve that In Franco Vi-iend biisbflnd , has the ilecldinir vote when it romes c"' has 23,600, to an expensive hat. tho socl.il sc.ilu to n chocolate eo.ited confortlon In a rose and gold box the price has kept pace with its popularity. St. Louis still ban the largest num 1 er of motor raw, 40.229. Kansas ind Jackson county 4 .173. St. Louis count Is third with 7 S10. Iluchanan and Jasper coun- Wlll Steele of Charleston won first 'ties are running a close race. Jasper 1 lace in the Southern Missouri Trap- j has C.BS9 nnd Huch.in.in tf,S20. Ozark The Slater Hustler tells this Incl- W. Wade Draffen. Cooper county's , shooting league contest held at Pop- ceunty has the fewest of these ve il nt ef thc recent hall storm In Sallno Uoungost soldier, who enlisted when , lar muffs, repmts Mosbv's Missouri '" les of any county In the btate, the ' Just before it started hailing, I ho wnB 1C years old and served t: HiiiiiiiiiillilMlltliillllililililililllMiiiiiillilililiiliilllililllllliiiliilllllllllllllllilillL: f ' -" r . ". j to fllo on a timber claim In the far West, twenty miles from Lincoln, Neb. Daniel tucked tho walnuts away and sehoonered out to Salt Creek. J M. Trench grew up to be a timber buyer nnd tho walnuts grew Into tree . This spring Mr. Trench bought j and shipped from the Denton timber i claim three cars of walnut logs which ' ranged from twelve to slvtecn Inches 1 in diameter. Trainmen coming west from Kansas City Tuesday morning saw men walk ing on the cars of a freight train sidetracked nt Congo. Mistaking them for hoboes they passed on The men on the freight cars were robbers. 'lhomaH H. Nesblt and Mark Twain. ! and were i.-mcil with Winchester rl TIiosb pictures are suspected of being flow. They were guarding the train ItaphMdH, or excellent copies and will while companions looted it. Nineteen b retouched at the art depirtment tars wore opened and great quantities ot Synodlcal college, according to ,r boots, shoes, clothing and eatables 5 The cow has started to pasture and i Jloil," -Missouri Menage. The paint- earried off. The robbers had big auto Meshnge. Mr. Steele broke 12 plgions 'total being SO out of a possible 125. J 11. Ituilj of Poplar liluffs won second place, hi caking 109, nnd J. L. Howlett, also of Poplar liluffs, won third place, breaking 10S. Two largo oil paintings were trought to Tulton from Home about forty vcars ago by the late Judge "Ves It's spring," agrees the Mesl i Ledgir. 'Thoy are drinking sissn- fr,is tea and talking over the fence, the dandelions occupy the lawn, the moth balls have changed lodging The ings have been stored In a vacant! building for the last thlrtv years. S places and the scieens are on si woman who bus viorn walt all winter now has her throat! muffled up In fur. Suie it Is spring.' The Uihle speaks of a blotted time CJeorgetto I cn the implements of war will be converted Into Implements of agrieul- faaa" St Jom I li a I.ut-st ,iii1 Most Hi luti'ul Department Store. Resolve to Come ! .Liciy . fine of the biggest virdirts ever i r. curded in that section of the statu ! E was awarded Tuesday at C.ill.uln ' v hen n Jury In the Divless county I I circuit court allowed $40,000 to IMhir Miller a 6-year-old child, agaitmt the Standard Oil Company. The girl was severely burned In the explosion of a I gasolinu tank at Haves, K.ik., Novem- bcr 17 when n number of persous E were killed and Injured. ture, and this has artu.il! come to pass In Missouri, said the Mosby's trucks on which the plunder was loaded. It was the work of a gang of land pirates, whose rendezvous Is In somo of the numerous caves aiound Kansas City. The scene of tho robbery was not far from tho Illue Cut, made famous by the James Missouri Message. Hundreds of army LO"' w"" wrrl ""vices in crime cum tiucks are being sent out to various ' l,nr"1 wl,h modern bandits Marce- f.rlu nf the ttnte -horo rr.iA !,. 1II1C JOlimai-.VlirrOr. tho provements uro under way by state highway board as a valuable addition to the good roads movement. Tuesday, May 25ih T itcrally Thousands of Unusual Offerings in Sca- sonablc Merchandise Will Be Waiting for You to E ( lioose. 1 King Dollar Will Play thc Stellar Role, which will hae much to do towards making this event The Dollar Bay of Dollar Days Big Savings Will Be Made By All Who Participate Upstairs and in the Bargain I Basement Everywhere a 1 Dollar Will Do Double Duty E at The Leader Next Tuesday Come! Meet Your Friends at This Store The handsome monument to be ilediented to the soldiers and nalloiH of DoKalb county who gave their Uvea in the great war has been placed on its foundation, suj.s thc Osborn En terprise. The granite monument Is tnid to be one of the handsomest pieces of work to bo found In the state-. The dedication will lake placo Ma 31. !rn. Ixonnrd M. Wood has lain asked to deliver thc addre-ss. Mnberlj's favorite fashion show vias put on by forty high school girls who appeared In dresses of their own do sign and make. Tho dresses cost from ?1.?5 to 10. Miss Jannctte Shew, winner of the first prize in sewing for North Missouri, appeared in the rose-colon d linen dnss, with hand embroidery, which won the prizo at j Ifctotjof. Klrksvllle as being the most attrac-lral stanzas from old-time A tombstone will mark the grave of "Polly Langston," beloved parrot of Mrs. T. J. Langston, West Plains. Tolly had to die among strangers. Mrs Langston left the house when she knew Polly was dying because she could not see her suffer. Accord ing to the Springfield Loader, Polly was .something of a linguist, speaking both Spanish and Knglish. She was one of thc few singing parrots in ex- Her repertoire included bev- ehurch tive and best made dnss on exhibition at tho contest. fcMiAssiSore r: Sliili istroi in iv n-1-nillllllllllllllllllllllll'uMlil Kt. JoKcph, Mo, 5 'miiuiimiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiimiiiiiiuuin The Macon Chronicle-Herald tells this story of feline devotion "I'on gus," a handsome blue and white tat, made a cUsporate effort to save his family of five kittens from a burning barn The flamos closed around so rapidly the kittens became frightened and ran back to the barn. Pongus escaped minus his coat of fur but he was not able to save the 15 lives of his family. The Springfield Leader announces that Springfield and vicinity has more cltlzons above the age of SO joars than any other place In America. This is, however, unavoidable as tho superb climate pf this section adds years of Ufo to any person. Had Ponce do Leon but reached tho Ozarks he might have been living yet. Persons not wishing to lengthen their natural life time Into a halo old age should live eLsewliero. The Southwest MUsonrian, editori ally speaking, scouts the idea that u-d-halrcd persona are more quick tempered, fickle or more violent in thc-Ir actions than thobe whose locks hymns. When Polly wanted to bo really entertaining sho carried on long conversations with herself In The T.xcelslor Springs Standard In which she repeated bits of talk she reporting the boxing ixhibition staged j had heard at the gatholngs of neigh by the American Ixgion apologizes bors at Mrs. Langston's home. Polly for tho whirlwind mithods of Harry ' was a native of Cuba. At thc age of WIdmcr of Kansas university In Ibis 3 she was brought to New Orleans generous tone: "Somebody said that ' where she was purchased by Mrs. ! was Wldmer's first appearance In a public ring and that he didn't know how to act. An how, those who wlt neHMMl the bout aro satisfied that ho would not make a gintle playmate for llttlu children." Tho Polo News Herald has devised this little test that may be made In fully bo said of her, Langston's father, Dr. Thomas Brad ford. Dr IJradford was killed in the cyclone at March field in 1880. Polly wan found among the ruins and sent to Mrs. Langston In West Plains where sho has since resided. She was 63 years old, loved and revered by the ontire community. It may truth- One beloved 00lffi&ty&fa40. Qut-of-Ttiwn Customers Shop Ily Mall Today Is the Last Day of Great May Sale May Sale of Men's Madras Shirts 200 Men's Tine Madras and Per calo Shirts, some with starched cuffs, others with soft cuffs, slightly soiled, sizes aro 14, HH, IB, 16H, 1H. 17. Excellent bargains, values up to $4.00; special. Hois' Illonscs, made of a good gra.de of percale, stripes dork and light, also solid uiue enrvm- bray; at the special price of t . $1.45 75c May Sale Ribbons 9-Inch Sash or Cnmlsolc lllhhons of beautiful changeable f.iillo. In ?alnrdk'.b.Ii:c,..ir.cc.n:....S2.49 100 Pieces Wide Taney Itlblmns of beautiful changeable, QK per yard 0jj Most of thom were made to sell for much more. They aro especially good for halrbows, sashes, camisoles, bags, vestecs, etc. to 014 -Inch IUblxms, AQkn In this big lot are pretty hair bow and sash ribbons for tho little tots In both dark and light coloi.s checks, stripes and floral patterns. Turkish Towels rialn white, 23x46 Inches; extra heavy weight. Jl 00 QSSn value Ma sale, each. .. .OtC 1 Children's Princess Slips Sizes 8 to 10 Ye-ars. Child's Princess Slip Pink ba tiste, narrow ruffle on skirt; trimmed In Val. Insertion nnd edgo yoke; Val. lnser- (f QQ tlon and medallion. . eBZutO Princess Mlp Good quality nainsook, trimmed In neat em broidery edge at neck and arm, narrow embroidery' (I?" A(L ruffle on skirt DJL.:7 Child's Princess Mlp In fine nainsook, deep flounce, trimmed with Val. lace and Insertion, yoke of Val, lace and medallions, under nounce (I- QQ trimmed tDLt(J Children's Sleepers Sizes 8 to 14 Years. IJIlllo Iltn-ko Style In white, fancy material trimmed, solid bpLk.!?? $1.98 Children's Dimity Sleeper .-snore sieeves, rancy braid trimmed Children's Ilatiste IVijamas nil llo Burke style, sleeveless model, narrow lace fj- QQ edge d)X,J0 $1.49 Children's Draweis Sl7c 8 to 12 Years. Children's Drawers Good qual ity muslin, trimmed with QQ,, cluster tucks iitC Children's Drawers Knicker bocker stile, hemstitch At ruffle 'itC Children's Drawers Knicker bocker style, cmbrold- KQ ered ruffle OitO CJilllren's Knickerbocker Draw ers Trimmed In fine embrold cry and Insertion; also Val edge and ribbon QQ beading iCL- IITfTTfg 9 tho privacy of your own homo. No Income tax collector need know. What are our feelings when you read this description of the day of the .Lord's w rath josslp lias gone from our midst.' Hut let him say Sam Jones did somothing he didn't do, or Mrs. Van They shall cast their silver j Smith Brown said something sho In the streets, and their gold shall be removed; their silver and their gold shall not bo able to deliver them in tho day of the wrath of the Lord, Kzeklel vll, 19." A Cape Girardeau man comes to the Southeast Mlssourian with the sug gestion that tho dandelion be made the state flower. The little yellow blossom has become so popular since prohibition was ndci i d that Mis souri ot mi) other f , e will have to didn't sayi Everyone in town takes a whack at html This Is one reason why all newspaper men go to Heaven they get their share of hell on earth. Gower Enterprise. 1870 Half a Century 1920 U. Schneider General Insurance Real Estate Loans Schneider Bldg. 1870 Half a Century 1920 J.G.Schneider No Losses -."i . A New York policeman used an airplane in making an arrest of a bad check man. Perhaps the bad check business will take a slump, now that there la a way to deal with check klters on their own plane,- Kansas City Times, Ladies' Petticoats Muslin and Trimmed Lsdlcs Ultra Quality Muslin Petticoats Deep embroidery flounce, under flounce (J- AQ regular size tBl.eO Inelles' Muslin Petticoats Em broidered flounce, also deep flounce with Val. Insertion and edge, several models (prt QQ to select from tD.tO Ladles' Handsomely Trimmed Deep riounce lingerie Pcttlco.its With fine laces, medallions and organdla QA QQ bands, from .... tBi.tO t'p Tailored Petticoats Ladies' WlUte Cambric' Petti coats Double yancl, (g A QQ scallop edges DJbi0 -Ladles' White Sntccn Petticoats Double panel, hemstitched hem, scallop edge or (prt QQ pleated flounco. . tDJ.iO Ladles' While and Pink Cham cuK'tte With luster of satin, deep riounce, pleated .$1.98 Graham-Stringfellow Implement Co. DEALEHS IN SEEDS, FARM IMPLEMENTS and WAGONS 7S1 SOUTH FPUIiTH STItEBT, CORNER MARY . --. ..-.-. ...-..... Tho work on the .new St, Jor ,'t iv. n' snon be completed, despite publlo elevator is progressing r.ip'JIy " i securing material. HZ -v -'. V -.