The Monett Times from Monett, Missouri on August 20, 1915 · Page 3
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The Monett Times from Monett, Missouri · Page 3

Monett, Missouri
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Friday, August 20, 1915
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i EAR-OLD HEIFER? . MAKE MILK RECORDS University of Missouri Dairy rd Complete First Year's , Testa. I remarkable two-year-old heif-j-ords for milk and butter pro- a. have been made by two cows Lv uaujr VIIJUI LIlltJlL OJ. U:t' ersity of Missquri. , ie 01 mese neuers nas produced 1 pounds of milk for the year sing June 5, and 3S9 pounds of but- In ten months the other heifer is produced 13.5S5 pounds of milk lid '415 pounds of butter. She is a :anddaughter of Missouri Chief Jose- line, a cow owned by the dairy de- rtment of the university. which had ear's record of 26,861 pounds of milk and 965 Tiounds nf hiittur. Slio L. 'n held the world's record for milk pro- eduction over a period of six months. Missouri Chief Josephine died in 1912. f. When the record of the second heifer is completed for a year's time, it is estimated that she will have produced 15,000 pounds of milk and 480 pounds of butter. This is an average daily production)! of more than 20 quarts. These are remarkable records for ' young cows, according to professors in the dairy department. These heifers are Holsteins. A LONG VIEW FARM MARE WON, Thousand Dollar Saddle Stake at Columbia to Maurine Fisher. Columbjia, Mo., Aug. 11. Maurine Fisher, Longview Farm's sensational show mare, won the $1,000 saddle stake today over James, Houchin's great stallion, Astral King. Several thousands persons wildly cheered the winner. E. A. Trowbridge, professor of animal husbandry in the Missouri College of Agriculture, judged ,the stake. John Hook rode the Longview mare and "Splint" Barnett showed the Astral King.' It was a royal battle from start to finish. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Sheridan Wilson j. ...... Aurora Gertie JSottL . .J..' Aurora William ' -Lane T. '?..' .77 .". 7 Miller Lillie Vance ................ Miller Eugene Case Aurora Ida B. Jones ...... ... . Aurop R. R. Shoemaker Mt. Vernon Lettie Baxter Aurora ENTERTAINED AT DINNER. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Wainright and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Jenks entertained at dinner, Thursday, Dr. and Mrs. M. R. Trumbower, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Lehnhard and daughter Adelaide; W. W. Lehnhard, Miss Helen Lehnhard and Mr. Holtzsnider, of Washington, d. c. . ; --' WM. SAMPSON DROPS DEAD. Wm, Sampson dropped dead in the yard at the home of J. A. LeGrand Monday morning of heart trouble. Mr. Sampson was born in Kentucky in 1856 and came to Peirce City when a young man. Here he married .and reared his family. He is survived by a wife and two daughters who are supposed to be in Kansas City, but could not be located. Peirce City Leader. FRIED CHCIKEN DAY. Wednesday, September 1, has been designated Fried Chicken Day by the Missouri State Poultry Association. Many of the small associations will observe the day with picnics at which fried chicken, will be the main part of the eating. : '- JUNIOR PHILATHEA MEETING. The Junior Philatheas met Thurs- day afternoon with Miss Wilma Armstrong. Miss Armstrong was assisted in entertaining by Misses Grace and Wilma Smerdon. Miss Bess Russey conducted the devotional part of , the meeting. THANKS TO FRIENDS. Mrs. John Webb is very grateful to her friends who showed her so much kindness and sympathy at the death of her husband ana wishes hereby to express her heartful thanks. RE-SEARCH AT ASK CAE ENDEDBOSTON MAN GOES HOME In every part of the known world the remains of prehistoric man have been discovered. America is no exception 'to this rule, for everywhere on the western continent are found 'evidences of ancient savage inhabitants in the form of mounds, village and "camp sites; cemeteries, etc. The Ozarks present a different culture to that of other sections of America in many respects, for here are found aboriginal remains closely resembling those, of tfie paleolithic caverns and rock shelters of Europe and Western Asia. Barry county has its share of these, and one of them, the well known Ash Cave on Flat creek four miles below Cassville, has been the subject of scientific research during the past month. On June 28, the Archaeological Department of Phillips Academy at Andover, Massachusetts, established a research camp at Ash Cave, and continued the same till last Saturday, and in these weeks dug out the ash bed in the entrance to the cave, exhuming a goodly nu::.bc:' cf the implements and tools and refuse of the savage men who once inhabited the place. The expedition was in charge of Dr. Charles Peabody, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, who is also connected with Harvard University. He was accompanied by his 'daughter, Miss Peggy, and Miss Ella Mulla-ney, also of Cambridge, and Messrs. E. H. Jacobs and Rex. Kilbourn of Bentonville, Ark. Mr. Jacobs came in the capacity of consulting archaeologist and geologist, and Mr. Kilbourn as general assistant. The working force was secured locally, and consisted of "Uncle" Tom Rob-berson, Leo Robberson, Estil Bush, Mr. 'Gregory, Mr. Woods, Marion Black, Allen Bush and Ferrill Robberson. The digging continued four full weeks, and the .result was a large number .of flint and other stone implements, a few bits of very crude pottery, thousands o flint flakes and chips, the refuse from ancient industry, and numerous fragaments of animal bones. These bones were, of course, the remains from savage beastsand all the larger ones had been cracked to get at the marrow, an interesting feature that is found in the bones that are obtained from the caves of the Old World. A singular fact is that not a single bone was found that could be definitely stated as of human origin., The purpose of the expedition was to throw some light on ancient man in America; to help in determining if possible how long humanity has lived on this continent. , The cost was largely borne by Phillips Academy and the specimens will eventu ally be placed in the museum of the Archaeologica 1 Department of that school. "Jo Dill Jr. in Cassville Democrat. OILED STREETS BEST. Central avenue is being oiled t this week. This is the best street in Mo-nett at the present. Tho oil keeps the soil solid and it does not wash out in holes in a rainy season. There is no dust at any time and the property owners; along the street feel that their money is well spent in oiling every year. 1 MONETT 12; PEIRCE CITY 3 The Monett and Peirce City base ball teams played a game on East Broadway, Sunday afterncjon. The result was 12 to 5 in favor of Monett. The batteries were Turpin and Garrison, and Brooks for Monett; Kele-her and Belsh, for Peirce City. ; W. H. Floroth returned from Kansas City Friday morning where he went with his wife who is in a hospital at that place! He reports her as improving somewhat. Farm Loans WANTED I have $50,000 to loan on Lawrence and Barry County farms, at once. See me for quick service. Long time annual interest; lowest rates. Wm. Smerdon LAWRENCE COUNTY COURT. Twenty-eight yVarrants 'issued to indigent liersons as tenmorarv relief. ) " Jas..M. Sullivan of Bupk Prairie township granted quietus on poJl tax for 1912. , " ' ; Survey ordered' on road petitioned for by W. A. Southard et al. V Consideration bf new public road petitioned for by Herman Lenger et al continued, , Same 'as to road petitioned for G.,F. Holmes et al'. . Road petitioned for by Mary A. Brown et al ordered established and old road vacated. Frank Spilman et al road ordered established. T. E. Shriver et al road ordered established. ; James Murray, colored, of Halltown, admitted to county farm. Herman Lenger et al road petition dismissed. Thursday and Friday, August 19 and 20, fcet aside as good road days. Mrs. J. W. Henson, Lola Morgan, Mary Galloway and E. C. Lane admitted to the State Sanatorium as county patients. ' ' T. A. Miller Lumber Co. given the contract for furnishing two cars of Ark. semi'-anthracite coal for use of court house and jail at $5.20 per ton. Bond of Samuel Howard as constable of peirce township approved. Bond of John S. Seamans, as superintendent of county farm" in sum of $500 approved. In the matter of condemnation proceedings to change a public road in Vineyard township, new road ordered established and old road vacated. Mrs. Mandy Davis of' Stotts City ordered admitted to county farm. , Ordered by the court that the road selected by the County Highway Board as the inter county-seat highway between the county' seats of Lawrence, Jasper and Greene counties, be approved and recommended to the Stafe Highway Commissioner for his written approval. Survey ordered on A. C Arney and Mrs. W. R. Rose road, If petitions for G. F. Holmes et al deposit $50 damage to Arch L. Sims road and agree to put road in good traveling condition, the court will or der survey; ' In the matter of the improvement of the Midway Special Road District, the court finds that no protests have been filed; that the road is legally established and that proper notice of proceeding given. No reason is shown why the road caniwt be improved and the costs thereof charged against the land; that the petition is signed by the oxrners of a majority of the acres within one-half mile of the road. Improvement is ordered aid made a lien on the land, payable in installments. Cost as approved by the State Highway Commissioner, placed at $5,7t!0, besides further sums for expenses and emergencies totaling nearly $1,-000.4-Mt. Vernon Chieftain. LAWRENCE COUNTY PETIT JURY The following are the jurors for the September term of circuit court: Aurora Geo. JIcKinley, Wm. Patterson. Buck Prairie ;S. R. Allen, Blurton. Turnback Ira Parker, Wes Jones. Ozark A. G. Samuels, C. P. Can-trelL . ..-.,' Lincoln Frank West, B. F. Ruark. Greene Charles Tarter. Red Oak James Robinson. Vineyard Oss Hoshaw, Less Jones. Mt. Pleasant Frank ' B. Spilman, Theodore Harris. Peirce J. T. Johnson, Will Rhea. Spring River, John Knaublaugh, J. F. Lee: Freistatt Theodore Doss, Albeit Baugh. ), Mt. Vernon J. K. Matthews, W. G. Moore. STONE COUNTY WILL VOTE ON COURT HOUSE BONDS Galena, Mo Aug. 12. Following the presentation of a petition signed by many voters of the county, the Stone county court has called a special election to vote on a $50,000 bond issue for the construction of a new court house. The election was ordered held on October 23. LAST CIVIL WAR i OFFICER RETIRED Colonel John L. Clem Ran Away When Ten Years Old to Become Drummer Boy. ; Washington, Aug. 13. The last officer on the active list of the United o-uitii ai.iiy.ho liuw service in the war between the states was placed on the retired list today when Colonel John L. Clem, quartermaster's department, reached the age of 64 years and wound up his official duties. He retires with the additional rank of brigadier general, in accordance with the act 'of congress. Colonel Clem is commonly known as "The Drummer Boy of Chickamauga," because, as a lad of ten, he ran away from home and attached himself to the Twenty-second Michigan infantry regiment and beat the drum in some of the bloodiest battles in which that organization participated. He was wounded twice at Atlanta and was made a sergeant for bravery. President Grant appointed him a second lieutenant in the regular army in 1871. ! KINGS PRAIRIE. The dry spell is damaging a good a good many fields of corn on the. Prairie. The rain Monday and Tuesday will help. Fall plowing has egan for another crop of wheat. The wheat grain is showing considerable shrinkage since harvest. Too much rain before. Aunt Font Jackson and Aunt Sarah Carter visited Mrs. Stribling last Saturday evening. Mrs. Minnie Alexander came down from Springfield Monday to visit relatives. Major Moss, at his home on the east side, is very low and but little hopes is entertained for his recovery. We would be glad to hear the whistle of the threshing machine on the Prairie. Next spring the price of wheat will be $1.25 per bushel. Homer Collar and wife, Edna, formerly members of New Liberty Sunday school, attended the school last Sunday. Their home has been in Colorado and Kansas for the past two years. They will return, in a few days. Mrs. Collar, who has been quite ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lillie Hultgren, is improved and most of the children have returned to their homes. Mr. Fletcher, of the Liberty class, brought his singing class over Sunday afternoon and gave us some excellent music. Rev. M. J. Combs will preach at the church Sunday and Sunday night. Some of Andrew Jackson's relatives and friends took dinner with him Wednesday, it being his 51st birth- LA IT A RET CUENDET Miss Alice Cuendet and David Laut-aret, of south of Monett, were married at 2:"0 o'clock, Sunday afternoon, at the home of the bride's parents, Mt. and Mrs. Ami Cuendet. The Reverend Mr. Woods, pastor of the Waldensian church oftieiuated. Only relatives and a few friends were present. The bride wore a beautiful wedding gown f white crepe de chine. Fol lowing the wedding ceremony dainty refreshments were served. The newly wedded- couple left on the afternoon train, amid a shower of rice, for a wedding trip to St. Louis. These are popular young people of their community. They will make their home on a farm south of Monett, belonging to Mr. Lautaret. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Wainright, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Wainright and Chas.King, of Purdy motored to New-tonia, Sunday and visited Mr. King's sister, Mrs. E. M. Weems, and W. M. Wainright's sisters, Mrs. John Boston and Miss.Mattie Wainright. Though living so near Mr. Wainright had visited his sisters but twice before in eleven years. They reported a hard rain at Newtonia, Sunday, lasting three hours. ' Mrs. Bob Jenkins and daughter, of north of town, j were shopping here, Saturday. OUR LOCAL PICKUPS. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Moore, of Phelps, Wpre in town Saturday. G, W. Miller,, of north of town, was in town Friday. John Moran and Joe Wimsatt went to Granby Saturday. ' Mr. Silver's little daughter, of Webster Grove, will make him a visit Monday.. Miss Bess Hoover went to Spring field Saturday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Jae Hoover. ' Joe Wimsatt, of , Kansas City, is visiting relatives in and near Monett. Miss Lelah Prndergrass returned Saturday from a week's visit in Mt. Vernon. William McCullough, who has been visiting his gradmother at Vin-ita, Okla., has returned home. F. S. Eldred and Mrs. Maybelle Tanler were in Aurora Friday even ing. Mrs. L. Monett and daughters, of south of town, were shopping here Saturday. ' J. W. Beatty and family returned home Saturday from a visit at Cassville. The directors of the Verona school have added another year to their high 'school course. C. Clark and daughter, Clara, of Tononto, Kan., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Spencer. M. C. Shipley has -gone to Detroit, Mich., for a visit. His wife has been there for some time. Mr. and and Sirs. H.E. Collar and baby, of La Junta, Colo., are visiting relatives here. Mrs. George Miller and son, George went to Springfield Friday to attend Ringling's circus. G. W. Ratliff, of Denison, Texas, chief clerk of the Railway Mail Service, is in town on business. Ralph Clark, clerk at the parcel post terminal became very sick, Saturday night, and was taken to Dr. West's hospital . Mrs. Anna Hawk returned Sunday evening from Cassville, where she visited relatives and attended the reunion. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. E. Mansfield, and daughter, Hildreth, will leave to morrow morning for a two weeks' vis it with friends at Mena, Ark. Misses Minnie and Sadie Ethridge have returned to their home, north of town, after a week's visit with their cousin, Mrs. Charles Taylor, of Alta-mont, Kansas. Miss Hazel St. Louis, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. James Wells, returned to her home at Aurora Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Short returned to their homo at Pittsburg, Kan., Smda, after a visit with relatives at Monett and Peirce City. The Association at Cassville estimate there will be 40 car loads of peaches shipped from that'poir.t this season. Those who attended Ringling's cir-uus at Joplin Thursday report a line time. The tents were crowded to their capacity and the show was splen- did. Miss Frances Kniskem returned home Friday night from Eureka Springs, Ark., where she visited a week with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Jeffries and daughter, Gladys, Miss Fern Jones and Ira Crawford have returned from a fishnig trip to Camp Shoal. Miss Nolle Mayhew, who has been visiting her cousin, Mrs. John Pruitt, has gone to the country to visit Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis. Cecil Lemon, of Wyandotte, Okla., arrived Saturday to spend a few-months with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kinger, at Freistatt and attend school. Those' who heard Congressman Peri D. Decker fit the Cai'sville reunion speak very favorably of his most excellent address on what had been done by the National Congress. Mr. Decker's ability as a speaker is known everywhere and he is always sure of a large audience and a careful hearing ' Mrs1. J. E. Sater entertained at dinner, Saturday, in honor of her daughter Ruth's ninth birthday. The guests were Mrs. John Short, of Peirce City, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Short, of Pittsburg, Kan., Mr. and Mrs. Jack Donlavy and son. Miss Mary Birkehbach , went to Springfield Friday. . ( ,C. N. Jayne and son, of Washburn, were in town on business Friday. ; Mrs. W. H. Wormingtonj of Purdy, was in town Friday. " Mrs. R. B. Glalden, of Purely, was shopping here Friday. Mr., and Mrs. C. A. Bainbridge went to Springfield Friday. Mrs. L. F. Tucker and daughter went to Springfield Friday morning. Warren Kerrigan Gem Saturday in "The Oyster Dredger," in two reels. Chas. Frear and family motored to Jopliry Thursday. Mrs. Allsup and children ' spent Thursday at the reunion at Cassville. F. R. Moffatt and S. D. Sparkman, of Washburn transacted business here' Friday. Elmun Thomas' little daughter is entertaining a few of her friends at a party today. Mr. and Mrs. Osborn, of south of town, left Thursday night for a visit with relatives at Charleston, Mo. Mrs. Chas. Buckley, bf Springfield, is visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Mills. Kenneth Wright went to Springfield Friday to attend Ringling's circus. Mrs. Wm. Henry and Miss Kath-erine Henry went to Springfield Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Bierman and Mr. and Mrs. Roschke, of Freistatt, were in town Thursday. Drs. Jones and Ferguson, last week, operated upon Miss Clarice Dickerson for diseased tonsils and adenoids. Edward Harvey is expected home from Marshall this week. He spent the summer there with relatives. And a man named Campbell has opened a soft drink emporium at Monett Neosho Democrat. Mrs. ' J. J. Cooper and Mrs. F. T. Watson went to Eureka Springs, Ark., Friday. R. I. Allgood, of Springfield, visit-eel W. M. Wainright and family Thursday. Miss Pearl Chappell, of Peiive City, visited her sister, Mrs. E. P. Bridwell, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Cole have returned from a visit at S J i! water, Okla. , The Marshall Hill base ball tearrt went to Butterfield, Sunday and won the game from their opponent's by a score of 4 to 2. Harriet and Paul Wilson are spending the week in Mount Vernon. Their father, George Wilson, will go over after them Sunday. Mrs. O. H. Lane and son, Harold, returned to their home in Jopiin Friday after a visit with" Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Wood. Mrs. Lillie Anderson, daughter Lora and nephew, Eddie Patterson, left Monday morning for Ma,minotfr Springs, Ark.,, where they w(tl visit friends and attend the reunion. John T. and Junior Westbay will leave tonight for a visit with their aunt, Mrs. T. M. Ilerron, at Mattoon, III. - The County Court of Lawrence County has proclaimed August 10 and 20 as Good Roads Days and requests that the citizens under the direction of the :--oad overseers give personal attention to road work on those days. A Eureka Springs barber, after recovering 'from an attack of ptomaine poison, resulting from eating canned sardines, went down on the crick and caught a 21-pound catfish. It is hard to guess what he would have caught had the whote family been sick. An Iowa man was up before the court and it was shown that from May 4 to July 4 he had ordered ten kegs of beer of eight gallons each, a case)' of beer and a quantity of whisky. He claimed that his wife was not in good health and he had ordered t!e liquor for her use. Must have been real sick. A country storekeeper drove to Carthage one day last week and went into an office to transact some business. He forgot to hitch his Ford and the animal becoming tired of waiting deckled to go home alone.. If it hadn't colided with a building that was carelessly left in the line of travel the machine would probably be still on its journey.

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