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4 SOCIAL AND
"7- Country Club.. . ,
Tomorow is entertainment day at
he Country Club. There will be no
lostesses for the day but the usual
musements will be in order. Instead
t a supper being served the commit
b" has decided to have another foox
upper each one bringing his own
upper.' -. : "
Three State Party.
Miss- IDfmple Hacker entertained
Ipry informally yesterday afternoon
L -the Three States, cymplimeatary
her cousin, Miss Charlotte Wig-oat-
wag delightful anl all enjoyed
ho afternoon in conversation, after
hleh refreshments were served,
hose present were: Miss Charlotte
figgins, of Anna. Miss Ruth Busby,
f Chicago, Misses Helen Goose,
.ynette Greaney, Phyllis bmitn,
M'nerine Wing, Mary Butler, Elsie
reen, Georgia Perrault and Dimple
lacke,
The party was chaperoned
hn S Hacker
PERSONAL MENTION.
W. H. Krebs left yesterday on a
isiness trip,
Mrs. T. Bain has gone to St. I.ouis
r a few days.
R. Atkins has gone to Chicago for
lew days' visit.
Thomas E. O'Shea and son went, to
rieago, yesterday. ",':' . '
Mr. and Mrs. Sat.iuei( Cnild went
Chicago yestrday. ..
Mrs. Jesse Orra Hunt went to Chi
go last night for a visit.
- ,
Mrs. LloyJ Gates went to Chicago
ft night for a iittie visit.
.' ' . . ' . '
F. Von Behren went to Caieago
aterday on a business trip. '
Mrs. .Wolters and children are vis
ing relatives in St. Louis, Mo. '
Leonard '.lay returned yesterday
ini a trip through Arkansas.
Gerald Walsh left yesterday for a
lit 'with relatives in St. Louis.
Wr. Graden returned Monday night
m a, visit in Cedar Point, Ohio.
Mrs. W. R. HaKlday went to Chi
jo last night to visit her daughter.
Miss Ruth .Hurt' returned last night
mi a Visit with friends in Padu-
1? '
Vt and Mr8.Ar"Vr."VPeidon went
Chicago last uight oh the exeur-
n.- ' ;
VIC-and Mis. Otto Schih went to
lcago last night for 'a few days'
it. ,'- v
Miss Grace Cummlnga left yester
y for St. Louis to visit Miss Mabel
Fred Bradley TeturnedH yesterday
n a visit jvi,th relatives In Colum
i Ky." ,
lamuel flWWte , left yesteiy for
w t York on busiuessuanir to vjsit
atives. t ' : ,y f , .;
drs. W. p. Lippitt and Miss Alice
Jl'are visiting in StiLbuls for a
t days. ' .
di-88 Vernil Stanley, of NashviI.e,
nn., is here the. guest of Mrs. F.
n Behren.
dr. and Mrs. Hopper and children
nt to Chicago last night for a visU
thre!atives.
E. G. Franca left last ' night for
uth Bend to spend a few days
th relatives.
v.. ,, ',-";';V-.
Mrs. W. D. Lippift knd Mrs, Ailie
ill wenf to St. Louis yesterday for
WebJtfef Visit!;: . -."r:,.-''::'
rfr. an.fMr8. E, E. Cox and dau;h
; Miss . Winfred Cox went to St
uisyesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. McLaugh'in
returned from a visit in Chicago
I Toledo, Ohio.
Miss Ruth Harrin of Canter Mil's,
the guest of Miss Edith Harris, of
ventieth ' street. "'' - .
3, D. Stone and daughter, of Mil-1 , V . " ""J"
rn, Ky.. are the guests of Mr. and "' lt ' 'n the
VS'wR. Greene. c y fln a,,M'noe of several years,
ffjl - ,'' f t, He has passed Cairo many tim
T" . since then but this Is the first o;ipor
Mr. and Mrs P. T. Langan and ,,, he hag ha , Q muain fop a f(fW
ddr6nwent to Chicago last night Uvll
a few days visit.
Mrs. B. R. Thlstlewood and sister
ss uia.tys unison went to St. Louis They will sail from New York tomor
p a few days' visit. ,row for an extended tour or Europe.
'"j.., They will go to NaplesItaly, fl-st
Mr, McRrl 'i and son, of . Villa
age, were in tne city yesterday on
Bir wav to St.. Louis. .
J, Bruce Magee of the Red roan-Ma-1
Kivator cd returns to.iay from
' .
MrSJTItllS of ' Mounds, whn wan
PERSONAL
terday underwent a surgical opera
tion. Mrs. Alice Lee and daughter Miss
Zora,Lee went to St. Louis yestetday
for a visit with friends.
Miss Minnie Lancaster went to
Chicago yesterday to visit Sier sister,
Mrs. George B. Osgood.
Mrs. T, J. Walsh and Mrs. -L O.
Zimmerman went to Chicago last
night for a few days' visit.
Robert Goldsmith left last nijjlit
for Chicago. From there he will go
to Elk'.iart for a few days.
Mrs. Lucy Coffee and Miss Bugg,
of VViekliffe, were in the city yester
day on their way to Chicago.
Mrs. W. M. . Hurt and daughter
Mis8 Rutn leave t0iiay for thpir fu.
ture home in Indianapolis, Ind.
Miss Clara McDonald returned last
night from , a several weeks'' visit
with relatives in Maryville, Mo,
Mrs. C. L. Martin went to Chicago
last night. From there she wdl .go
to Michigan for a few days' visit.
Robert Greene' returned yesterday
from a two weeks' visit in Crys'ftl
Beach, Ontario, and New York city
.Mr. and Mrs. -Thomas Mc.ParJand
and daughter Evelyn left last night
for Chicago for a visit with relatives.
Dr. J. E. Strong and daughter Mi?s
Margaret Strong left yesterday' for a
visit with Eugene Strong in Chicago.
Frank Martin has taken h's old
position with the Blue Front Restau
rant, after being away for several
we-ks.
, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Smith left last
night for Chicago. From there they
go to Milawukee and t'.;en an east to
Buffalo.
Mrs. E. G. Pink and s-ster, Mrs.
Sutton and; d.mgater. Miss Lauia.
left last night for a few days' visit
in Chicago.
Miss Cade, who has been visiting
her brother C. C. Cade, the Florist,
returned yesterday to her iionie in
Baltimore, Md. .
R. W. Aydt.and family returned
Monday from n two weeks' visit w.ih
relatives at Dahlgren, III., the old
heme of Mr. Aydt.
s Anna Lreusnaw, or ciiar.es-
ttrf, Mo., 'Who Vas tlie guest of i:er
sister, Mrs. Harris Wearen, left last
night for Chicago.
Wilbur ThistlewooM returned yes
terday from Chicago and Lake Cora,
Mich. Mrs. Thistlewood will remain
there for a longer visit.
P. E. Powell returned yesterday
from a week's business trip In Mis
souri and Arkansas for. the Weber
Walker Dry Goods Co.
Mrs.. Walter Wood, and children
left yesterday for northern .points,
wiiere they will join Mr. Wood, who
is ther fur his health.
Mrs. W. H. Sutherland and dauph-
iter Miss Maude Sutherland, left yes
terday for Chicago. From there tiiey
will go to St. Joe, Mich., for a few
days' visit
Mayor rurrymnn and Mr. Mathews
of the Wright-Dalton-ISell Anchor
Store Co., both of Poplar Bluff, Mo.,
were the guests of W. J. Johnson yes
terday on their way to Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Mitchell of
Sikeston, Mo., were in the city yes
terday and last night en route home
from Creal Springs where they so
journed for a week or more.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Terrell and son
Clinton returned yesterday from
Lake Cora, Mich. Mr. Terrell, who
was injured while diving is minti
better, although still confined to his
bed.
C. Sumner Bourque and j. Fr.'berg
Held will make a trip through soulh-
least Missouri leavinar here on the
Iron Mountain this morning. They
are going on business and will re
turn home Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. D
B. Levis, ff C 1-
rago, left for New Yerk yesterdav.
and then to Paris, Franco. Mrs.
i evis is a sister or Mrs. J. w. wen-
eer.
FOR REKT XUtT JolT lsf.l
Slorcro n lo Opera House Block,
nm storeroom in the cily.
laanlre of First Bink and Trnsl
CITY NEWS N BRIEF
Has a New Position.
Tenny Goldsmith is acting second
assistant city engineer during the
absence of Charles Quellmalz who is
in Chicago.
Now In Ireland.
Rev. Father i Downey of St. Pa
rick's church who has been "on a tour
of Europe for some weeks is now vis
iting his mother in Iceland. He will
leave there Sept. 11 for home. He at
tended he t'. iassion Play! at Ober
anunergau. ..''
Reunion Today.
Judge and Mrs. Comings are at
Windsor, Vt., where today they will
attend the big family revnion. They
stopped for a time at Easton, Pa.,
where they visited Rabbi Sadler and
wife, formerly of Cairo, whom they
found well anil happy.
Refreshment Stand Started.
w. k, l'woiiey nas 0ened a-re
freshment stand in the Arcade btiiWl
ing on Eighth street. His specialties
will be ice cream in cones and floss
candies. The manufacture of this
eajidy is quite interesting and is done
in view of the public.
Kick on Garbage Man,
Some of the residents os lower
Railroad street complain that Tmc
garbage man does not attend to bus!
ness properly, although they have
complained about him to the author!
ties. Garbage Is left to stand in the
street for weeks at a time.
About the New Fire Wagon.
The firemen at station N'o. 1 arc
patiently awaiting the arrival of the
new hose - wagon. It was ordered
many months ago fro'n a firm in
Columbus, Oliio. It Is understood
that the wagon has been shipped and
ought to arrive here within a week
Back From Michigan,
C. C. Terrell returned home yester
day from the Michigan resort where
he met with the accident recntly, aid
is confined to his home with malaria.
The injury to his head is hea'ed. but
he will bear . a bad scar to remind
him of his narrow escape the re
mainder of , his days.
Red Buggy Has Arrived.
Assisla.it Fire Chief Peter LInd'f
new buggy has arrived, but has not
been unloaded ' font the car. This
buggy is painted red and will b
used by Mr. Lind while on duty
which is supposed to be all the time.
The buggy was ordered through the
Willimi Oehler firm.
To Save His Hand.
A. G. Cattlett came to Cairo Fri
day from Kewasee, Mo., with a b.d
ly lacerated hand, the result of be
ing caught by a small circular saw.
He was an edgeman at the mill o
the Fisher Lumber Co. Tiie ope a
tion was irformd at St. Mary's
Infirmary a few days ago and Mr
Cattlett feels certain that lie will
save his band as well as a couple o!
finger.
Body cf Drowned Negro.
The remains of the young negr
Leslie Dumas who was drowned Sun
day in Cache river, were found yes
terday, and Deputy Coroner. E. A.
I'ui'ke held an inquest, in the ab
sence'of Coroner McManus. Thf
jury's verdict was that Dumas camr
to his ileath by accidental drowning.
Deceased was about lit years old a id
a son of Floyd Dumas who reide in
the Drainage DittricL '
Attended Funeral of Two.
Edward .1. Maley returned las'
evening from New York City where
he went to attend the funeral of r
sister whom he ha 1 not seen for
more than twenty years, not know
in? her address. When he arrived in
New York at his sister's name hr
found her seven year old son als
dead, having died about the same
hour the mother died. The remain?
of both mother and child were
buried in the same grave
Three doses o
cur3 chills.
3 Chill Remedy
LIGHT DAY IN GRAIN
Chief Inspector Powell Reported On
ly 30 Cars Into Cairo Against
95 the Day Before,
Yesterday was "Sunday" in the
alro Grain Inspection bureau, It be
ing one of the lightest on record,
while the day before was the heavi
est. Receipts and shipments were
both light yesterday, as follows:
Receipts Shipm'ts
Wheat 1 2
Oats 27 0
Coin 2 2
Total 30
The day before ftl cars
were
.reived of which CO were
oats,
wheat nnd 13 corn. Shipments wer
35 yars.
FOR RENT MltT July lsl,
slorcroioi In Opera Bouse Block,
finest storeroom In the city!
Ioaulri ot f irst Bank and Trust
HARMONY
CORNERS
By M. QUAD
Copyright, 1910. by Associated Lit
, erary Press.
i Harmony Corners consisted ot a
store, a postofflce and a blacksmith
shop. Moses Stblff ran the store.
Jacob Schlff the postofiu-e aud Peter
Schiff the blucksnilt shop. Then there
was Philetus SchiiT. Aaron Schlff. Atlin
iron Schlff, GooUheart Schlff. Thurs
day Schlff. Godfeur SchiiT and Elijah
Schlff, all fanners, within a radius of
two miles. Each Schlff was related to
nil the other Sthiffs by blood or mar
riage. It was a settlement of Sc biffs
alone and had beeu for fifty years.
No strangers were allowed to butt In.
Old Moses, who ran the store with
the help of a son, was the patriaivh of
the flock. He was adviser. Judge and
Jury In all matters. There bad never
beeu a case for the lawyers in that
i-ommunity. If there was a disagree
ment It whs taken to Moses. He said
do this or do that, and It was done.
People said that Harmony Corner
was a living, breathing example of the
morality and unselfishness of human
nature.
t After all that half century of ponce.
Industry and good will God fen r SchiiT
;wtis the one to produce discord. It
was another proof that there's not hint;
Ju a name. It was seldom that nny
thliig called a Schlff away from home,
but on an occasion Godfcar had to
make a. journey to Pittsburg, eighty
miles away. It was a serious event,
jit called for serious talk 11ml many
prnyers. ne might return alive, but
the chances were very much against
it. His will had been made for years,
nnd be rend It over, fed the cows nnd
departed.
Godfear reached the Smoky ity
right end up, much to his astonish
ment. He saw bouses and stores and
factories. He saw a spwins machine
io a show window, aud as be stood
looking at It n "barker" pulled bim in
nnd the merits of the machine were
explained. He thought well of it.
There were seven children in his fami
ly and much sewing to do. Not n
Scuiff bad n labor saving machine of
any sort, not even a corn shetler or nn
npple parer. As their grandfather-!
had lived so were they living. God
fen r was in town three days. He call
ed to Inspect that sewing machine six
different times. At last he drew a
long breath and deckled to take the
chances and ordered the thing sent on
to bim.
The Schlff 3 never dealt with pod
dlers nor ngents. The very same ma- !
( bine could have been bought at God-
fear's own gate nny day In the week.
, Moses sat on that machine in a Judi
cial capacity for a week and then de
cided that it must be given up. It
v.-as witchcraft; it was an innovation:
1t would break up the long prevailing
harmony of Harmony Corners. God
fear bucked. The Invention had been
tested, and it would do more sewing
In a day tbnn bis wife could do by
hand in n week. There was no odor
of brimstone about it. It ate no hay
or oats, and occupied but a small
vpaceT Some of the other Schiffs. and
particularly the wives', backed him up.
Of course, the news that Godfear
Sehiff had "broken out" was passed
nround the country, and the immedi
ate result was to bring a swarm of
sewing machine ngents down on the
Sehiff tribe. They hod 'sewing ma
chines that would tuck, hem, ruffle,
braid, embroider, patch, sew on but
ton, rock the baby, cburn the butter.
feed the hens, sort over potatoes, build
the fire nnd nil that, and they came
nnd talked and talked. Then the tin
peddlers and parlor organ men came.
Moses Schlff saw the cloud no bigger
than a man's hand, and he called a
fathering of bis chin. He was heeled
with statistics to prove how greatly
those Inventions of Satan had increas
ed the wickedness of the world. Thou-
hands of murders, burglaries, horse
thefts, elopements and so on could be
directly traced to them. Did they
want to find themselves on the gal
lows? Did they want to know that
their children were in state prison?
In fact, did they sigh to meet Satan
face to face aud be caught up and seut
down to the hot place by rapid transit?
If they bought parlor organs and
tewing machines, what nest? Why.
brass bedsteads, china ware, furs, new
hats, corn shelters, carpets nnd stuff ejj
chairs would be sure to follow, , nnd
then farewell to the harmony of Har
mony Corners. With tears in his
eyes he besought and wrestled, but a
number of the Schiffs had got started
on the downward rond nnd wouldn't
hold up. It was only four days after
the meeting that one of them bought
n egg beater nnd the click of the
spoon ngalnst the bowl would be heard
in his family no more. Then camo a
ilolhir alarm clock, and this was fol
lowed by n set of enne seated chairs.
Satan had got bis grip.
, In one year from that visit of God
fear's to Pittsburg the leaven was
working overtime. The Schiffs were
jat odds; they were bringing lawsuits
tagalnst each otljej; they were puttinj
down ingrain carpets in their parlors;
they were buying patent churns; the
men no longer went to church bare
'footed and in their shirt sleeves. Old
Moses called another fathering and
threatened nnd bulldozed, but the cy
clone had got started and the only
(way out for him was to commit sui
cide. Two years later half of Har
mony Corners was owned by others
than Schiffs, and the harmony of ball!
a century was harmony no more. And
then Us name was changed to the one
It bears today Hardscrabbla ,
Shos Towns.
There sro more than a Hundred cities

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