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DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH IT IS PUBLISHED La Plata Home Press MORK EXCLUSIVE FEATURES DT THE HOME PRESS THAN IX ANT OTHER WEEKLY I'AI'FR IN NORTHEAST MI8SOCBI. , BEST EQUIPPED JOB OFFICE AND LARGEST CIRCULATION Of ANY WEEKLY PAPER IN MACON COUNTY. VOL. 63, NO. 41 THE LA PLATA HOME PRESS, LA PLATA, MISSOURI THURSDAY, JUNE 27, lillM) $1.50 PER YEAR Dr. J. F. Bulkley, 74, Dies Very Suddenly Veteran Educator and I'liyHlclun Tic tun or Heart Attack Dr. J. F. Bulkley, for 52 years a pnysician in Adair and .Macon counties died Saturday evening at 8 o'clock at the Home or a daughter In Carthage, Mo., following a heart attack. The 74 year old veteran of general country practice had left LaPlata last Wednesday for a short visit in South Missouri ana Decame in aoout o- clock Saturday afternoon. Funeral services were Tuesday aft' ernoon at 2 o'clock at his home in La- Plata, conducted by the Rev. J. L. Shoemaker, pastor of the Christian church, and burial was made -in the LaPlata cemetery. Dr. Bulkley is survived by one son Dr. C. H. Bulkley, of LaPlata, and two daughters, Mrs. Guy Vallely, Wisconsin, and Mrs. Win. Banta, Carthage, Mo., at whose home he died. He Also has 2 grand children, Cary and Nan Hopson, of Cortez, Colo. Dr. Bulkley served as president of the LaPlata school board for years and also as city health officer. He was tendered the nomination for may or by his party, last spring, but declined to assume greater responsibili ties. He was highly regarded in busi ness and professional circles not only as a physician but as a man. His disposition was most kindly. He was an ardent advocate of abolishment of any sort of corporal punishment in home or school. He taught at intermittent periods for 17 years before becoming a physician, was for a time assistant instructor in elocution at the old Kirks-ville State Normal school, and served on the LaPlata Board of Education for 36 years, most of the time as president. He secured his first school in Colorado, at the age of 17, but after that term came back to Missouri and taught in his home district at Nind. among former schoolmates for seven years. Following his venture into pedagogy, young Bulkley started to a med ical college. He soon ran short of funds and went back to school teaching and farming. In 1889 he had sufficiently replenished his educational funds to go back to his study of medicine and in 1891 he was graduated. In later years Dr. Bulkley has devoted considerable time to the accumulation of data on the Bulkley family, and has published a booklet, "A Genealogical Record of the Bulkley Family." He has traced his ancestry to Robertus Dus De Bulkley, who was born in England during the reign of King John (1199-1216). The story runs in the family that Robertus gained the favor of old King John, singer of the famous Magna Charter, by rescuing him from an infuriated bull. The record of the Bulkley family in America began with the immigration of Peter Bulkley, who founded and settled the town of Concord, Mass., in 1635. A governor of Connecticut, a judge of the supreme court of Connecticut, noted college professors and ministers are listed among the Bulkleys in America. Dr. J. F. Bulkley's grandfather was with General Winfield Scott and after one encounter, carried the wounded general off the field. Dr. Bulkley's father was named Winfield Scott Bulkley. He helped to build Fort Dearborn on the lake at the mouth of Dearborn street, Chicago. He also fought in the Black Hawk war and made a record that can be found in the Chicago library. He was an uncompromising abolitionist and fought In tie war of the rebellion for the Union. He could quote almost the entire Bible. He died in Adair County, Mo., July 13, 1904, in his 89th year. The inscription on his tomb is "The world is a stage and all the men are players. So live that when the curtain draw, you'll hear the music of applause." So avid of knowledge were some of the elder Bulkleys that the president of Shurteff college wrote of the Rev Justus Bulkley D. D., L.L.D.: :"He would work for a neighbor lady, Mrs. Gerry, one day in the w eek to get the privilege of reading her newspaper, the 'Saturday Evening post it awaK ened a desire for more knowledge." ROYAL NElulIBORS HOLD CONVENTION .The Royal Neighbor Convention was held In Kirksvllle last Thursday aft ernoon, the meet included twelve camps from Macon, Adair and Schuyler counties. At this meeting it was decided to hold the convention at La Plata, the latter part of June or the first of July, next year. Tbt convention was held In the Woodmen Hall and was. called to order at 1:30 o'clock by the president, Mrs. Myron Miller. The program opened with the singing of "My Country Tis of Thee," followed by prayer and address of welcome by the Rev. Dr. R. C. Gresham, of the Baptist church. Three county officers were present, Mrs. Myron Miller, of Kirksvllle, and Mesdames White and Gooch, of Elmer. A class adoption and school of instruction were held and proved very interesting, LaPlata, Elmer, Kirks-ville, and Lancaster each gave drills and the drill work by LaPlata and Elmer were exceptionally fine. Officers for the coming year were elected as follows: Pres., Mrs. Nettie Narron, LaPlata. Vice Pres., Mrs. Mary Simmons, Lan caster. Chancellor, Mrs. Will Waffle, Kirks vllle. Recorder, Mrs. W. H. Gooch, Elmer. Marshall, Mrs. Bessie Mercer, La- Plata. Asst. Marshall, Mrs. May Moore, Lancaster. Snakes-Woodchuck Thrills Are Missing Boy Scouts On Hike Fail To Fierce Wild Animals Find The "Rocky Forty" which was the destination of LaPlata Boy Scouts and their scout-master, Rev. Fred L. Hudson, for a hike and camping trip yesterday, produced no bears or wild animals more fierce than a fox squir rel to thrill the boys although a uni que animal incident occurred there, a L'ew years ago. A steel trap, set by Shorty Givens to catch a woodchucli that had been stealing his watermel ons, caught not only the woodchuck but at the same time a ten-button rat tle-snake. A fierce battle had evi dently resulted when trap and con tents were discovered, the woodchuck being dead and swollen to the size of a small bear from the poisonous bites of the snake. The mystery of how the two got into the trap at same time could not be solved. A deep, narrow gorge running through this piece of land has almost perpendicular walls of solid sand stone, the only stone of any consider able quantity in this part of Macon county, and from this Isolated chasm of rock the forty acres of land gets us name of "Rocky Forty. The fifteen boys composing the camp are Gip Hudson, John Benjamin, Elmer Gunn, Lowell Johnson, Kenneth James, Worth Lindley, J. B. Stevens, Logan and Joe Thompson, Teddy and Freddy Williams, Kenneth Finn, George Gail Heather, Leon Gar-lock and Jesse Williams. Mrs. Ashlork's Eightieth Birthday Four fenerations of the George Ash lock family gathered about a birthday cake with four candles, each representing twenty years In the life of Mrs. George Ashlock, Wednesday, June 26. 192. Mr. and Mrs. Ashlock, who are among the oldest married people in this community, had for this home-coming in honor of Mrs. Ash lock' birthday, their daughter. Mrs. Minda Horton of Chicago, her daughter. Mrs. Leta Klesner and Mrs. Kles- ner's two sons. Lee and ueorge or i-x. Madison. Iowa, thus making the four generations. Another daughter present for the anniversary dinner was Mrs. Anna Whitney and her three children from t'aney. Kan. Others from this community were Will Wright. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ctiffel and Mrs. Zada Ayers. who baked the big cake for the occasion. HmM IMnner at Crater Jcool There will be an all-day meeting at Center school boase. Sunday. Jane 30. Rer. W. O. Coram of Kirksvllle preaching at 11 o'clock following Sunday school at : Basket dinner oa the ground. Mrs. H. 8. Kciaa. superintendent. Is ex leading an Invitation to every to attend. Last year's basket dinner, there, broagbt a crowd Urge tbe oehool boas could not ac-enmaaodato IL Wabash Opeerator Tackles Occupant Of Side Door Cullman While checking freight cars on the siding at the Wabash Station yesterday morning about 4:30, R. E. Egg-bert, third trick operator noticed a car door partially open. Shoving the door forward to close it, Eggbert was greeted from the interior with a volley of domestic and foreign cuss words as to why he was disturbing the occupant. With considerable dar ing and undoubted pluck, Eggbert jumped in the car and confronted a good big husky young hobo whom he ordered to get out. Gabe Gilbreath heard the altercation as he was on his way to open his cafe, and called the night-watch, George Mikel who took the "Bo" to jail despite his vigorous resistance. Before Police Judge Reed the gentleman of leisure announced he did not want work, but wanted three meals a day. He was promptly sentenced to act as chauffeur for Marshal Milt Chadwick's wheel-barrow and shovel until $8.20 worth had been worked out under Milt's watchful eye. Macon County Holds A Unique Museum New Cambria Physician Has Private Collection north Seeing When 'Mr. and Mrs. Frank Robert son of the Macon County Press Asso ciation entertained the organization with a picnic dinner in the New Cambria city park, last Friday, they also planned an excursion to the museum owned and collected by Dr. C. O. West. Dr. West has built just back of his nice residence a special building 10x12 to house his wonderful collections of curios. The ceiling of this building has been papered with old United States postage stamps numbering more than 40,000. The side walls are papered with rotogravure pictures from the metropolitan dail ies. The walls can hardly be seen however, for the splendid collection of old fire arms consisting of almost every imaginable kind of gun used since gunpowder was invented. There are 10,000 Indian arrow and spears heads of every size Chipped from ev ery kind of stone susceptible for their make. Some 100 Indian pipes, stone hatchets and tomahawks go to make up the wonderful collection that is enhanced in value and Interest by old clocks, spinning wheels, spooling wheels, wind-blades, loom shuttles, hemp and flax hackles, carding boards for making wool rolls, reels for wind ing wool hanks, birds of many strange and native breeds, eggs from most of our American birds and an ostrich egg of enormous size. He has many old land grants made to his father, signed by presidents Zachariah Taylor, Millard Filmore and Tyler. His father, a doctor, kept a perfect set of books dating from 1838 down to his death and in these ledgers are recorded every visit, his charge for medicine and credits for payments made in money, cattle, hogs, farm tools, bacon and all kinds of meat. One man's account is credited with so many dollars in payment on his account and a balance of $28 is credited by "dying insolvent." Altogether, Dr. West has the largest and most interesting collection of antiques to be found in north Missouri or any other part of the state as far as any of the visiting editors knew. A splendid welcome address was given to the editors by Rev. H. M. Gardner, pastor of the Federated church at New Cambria. William Schneider of LaPlata talked on dairy-' ing to the farmers and business peo ple in aitenciance, and Dr. J. P. Foster of LaCrosse talked on the develop ment of the community spirit. Dinner was served by the ladies of the Re-bekah lodge, for Mr. and .Mrs. Rob ertson. Resolutions were adopted in mem ory of Mrs. L. Sagaser, who had passed away since the press meeting three months ago and which she attended. An invitation extended by Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Danford of the Bevier Press Appeal to meet with them Sept. 13, was accepted. Our Golden Wedding Group Of Friends MR. AND MRS. JAMES MAITLAND Almost fifty-five years ago, October n, 1874, Mr. James Maitland and Miss Adah L. Stark were married at the nome of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Stark in Sycamore, 111., and there they made their home through their first 35 years together. They have been residents of this community for 20 years, coming here in March, 1909, and buying their farm five miles north of here. Mr. Maitland is 80 years of age and 'Mrs. Maitland is 73. Mr. Maitland has been a member of the Odd Fellow fraternity for more than 56 years and has retained his membership in the Sycamore lodge of which he was a charter member. Mrs. Maitland has always been an ardent church woman, active in the work of the M. E. church here, and in the W. C. T. U., only giv ing up her active participation when ill health prevailed. Their only son is Dr. E. P. Maitland, formerly a practicing veterinarian here but a deputy game warden in the state department since his appointment under Governor Hyde. Dr. Maitland's son and daughter, Howard and Adah are the only grand children of this couple. Both are graduates of LaPlata high school and are students jn college. H. H. Stark is an adopted son. Rev. Hcaion's Child Healed A letter received today from Rev. C. F. Heaton, former pastor of the M. E. church here, tells of the successful operation for healing his little daughter, who will be recalled as wearing an ankle brace while living here. It may interest those who know my crippled child Eunice to know that we placed her in St. Luke's hospital. Kansas City, May 23rd. On May 24tn he doctors operated on her and she was under the anaesthetic (ether) 1 hour, 20 minutes. Again June 12th. they operated on her, 1 hour and minutes. She is now reported to be recovering so that some time in July she can leave the hospital. We trust the Lord and the skill of the surgeon to heal her." Rev. Heaton is pastor at Bethel. Mo. Here on Honeymoon Mr. and Mrs. Lester Earl Hall, who were married by Rev. W. E. Akers at the Methodist church in LaBelle, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, came here in the afternoon to be with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Hall for a few hours. They left that night for Salt Lake City, and will go to Cali fornia, take the ocean trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles and San Diego, and return via Fresno and the Grand Canyon. They will visit in Topeka on tbe return trip, then will be at home to their mends in f ort Madison, where Mr. Hall is conductor on a passenger train for the Santa Fe. Mrs. Hall was Miss Zeima House oi LaBelle. Hoar (omiar at Illinois Read Next Sunday Is Home Coming Day at Illinois Bend. All near by churches are Invited and a large crowd is expected. There will be all-day serv ices with a basket dinner at the noon boar. Every one come and enjoy tbe day. Baby Xaarktoa A baby girl weighing tea pounds was bora Jane 24th to Mr. and Mrs Aldace Naaghton. Tbis is their aec- iad child. Mrs. E. O. Jones returned Wednes day from a tea days' s-ay la Raaa 1ty with Mr. Jones obo baa been uere on legal business. Attend Mrs. Gilbreatb's Funeral Doctors Perry and Everett Gilbreath of Kansas City and Mrs. Myrtle Brown of Richmond who were here last week attending a family reunion at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Gilbreath, were called back, Saturday by the death of their aunt, Mrs. Laura Gilbreath. Other relatives who came for the funeral were Mrs. M. Sue Piatt and daughter, Helen, of Grand Rapids, who will remain here for thd summer, Mr. and Mrs. Fred M King and son Billy, and Miss Lena Goodding of Kansas City, and wm Gaines of Cairo, Mo. MA CON-LA PLATA ANNUAL SOCIAL AFFAIR TODAY About fifty women from .Macon and LaPlata enjoyed a buu'et luncheon and garden party at the home of .Mrs. R. E. Goodding in LaPlata, this afternoon, when the LaPlata Friday Afternoon Circle eiuertained 26 members of the Circle from Macon. .Madonna lilies featured the table from which the luncheon was served. Mrs. J. J. Leaverton, president of the Macon organization, and Mrs. E. O. Jones, president of the La-Plata circle, geve greetings. A musical program was rendered in the afternoon, the orchestra from the Christian church playing, and Bethana Johnson. Irene Cole, Margaret Wilson. Bobbie Miles. Mildred Epperson. Mildred Shulze, Marjorie Cochrum, Louise Sewell and Martha Davis giving musi cal or reading numbers. Miss Ruth Klepper, instructor in music at Little Rock, Ark., sang a group of songs ac companied by Martha Davis. Annual visits have been exchanged by these two Macon and LaPlata societies for several years. ! Mrs. Nora Lou Dodson (iilbrtath I "So when life's sweet journey ends, j Soul und body part like friends No quarrels, no murmurs, no delay; A kiss, a si.h, and so away." Thus ended the earthly life of one dearly beloved. Nora Lou Dodson, daughter of George R. and Louisa Dameron Dodson, was born in Randolph County, Mo., March 29, 1862. She fell asleep June 20, 1929. She was the sixth child in a family of eight children. Of the brothers and sisters who survive her, there are, L. Taylor Dodson, Bell-ingham, Washington; Joseph E., Thomas J., and George A. Dodson, all of LaPlata, .Mo.; Mrs. T. F. Gilbreath, LaPlata, and Mrs. M. Sue Piatt, Grand Rapids, .Mich. One of the older brothers, who lived in the West, died a lew years ago. On February 17, 1881, she was married to Hugh P. Gilbreath. Into their home were born two children, a son, who died in infancy, and a daughter, Mrs. W. O. Daniel, of LaPlata. Her husband preceded her to the eternal home four years ago. Mrs. Gilbreath, in her early girl hood made confession of her faith and united with Shiloh Presbyterian church where she remained a member until about 1900, when she with her hus band and daughter united with what is now the Community Presbyterian church. She loved her church dearly, and was identified with many forms of its life. She was a member of the Class of Esther, an organized Bible Class, for a period of more than ten years. For a like period, a member of the Woman's Missionary Society. Most of her life was spent in this community. When she was two years old her parents came to this county and settled on the farm south of La-Plata, where Mr. Thomas J. Dodson now lives. When Mrs. Gilbreath was fourteen years of age her mother died and as she was the oldest daugh ter at home, she assumed the respon sibility of being mother to the brothers and sisters at home. And thus she has continued to live for others, and still lives in their lives. Funeral services were conducted from the Community Presbyterian church on Sunday afternoon, June 23, by her pastor, Rev. Fred L. Hudson, after which the body was laid to rest ia the LaPlata cemetery. Well may we think upon the words which were used at the service conducted in her honor: "Eye hath not seen, ear heard, neither hath it entered into the heart of man the things the Lord hath prepared for them that love Him." A poem that hung on the wall of "the little church of flowers" in Glen- dale, Calif, was sent as a comforting message by -Mrs. Florence Davis in memory of "Our Nora who was crossing over a little strip of sea into the Beyond. Beyond It seemeth such a little way to me. Across strange country; The Beyond. For it has grown to be The home of those of whom I am So Fond. And so for me there is no death, It is but crossing with abated breath, A little strip of sea. To find one's loved ones waiting on Wayne Swearingen Drowns In Lake Hud Clone To The Pond With Four Other Boys For A Swim Wayne Swearingen, eighteen year old son of .Mrs. Edyth Swearingen was drowned in the Santa Fe Lake about eleven o'clock Thursday night Young Swearingen, in company with Leslie Stevens, Oren Russell Kenneth Yates and Luther Longfield had gone to the lake for a swim. It is thought as he reached the diving Doard his feet slipped and he fell into the deep water. He could not swim. His companions after an unsuccessful attempt to rescue him, sent word to town for help. His body was found about twelve o'clock by August Prash who had gone out with others after the alarm was given. Joseph Wayne Swearingen was bora in Locust Hill, Knox county, Match 22, 1911, and came to LaPlata when small, his father died in 1923 after an illness of a few days having contracted pneumonia after working during the fire when the south side of the square burned. His mother is proprietor of a beauty parlor here. He also has one brother. Jay, and a sister, Mrs. Waneta Williamson and little nephew, J. R. Williamson, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jeffries of Locust Hill and Mrs. John Davis of Hannibal and other relatives and many friends. Wayne was a senior in the LaPlata High School, having finished his junior year in May. He was a member of the foot ball team and other activities of the school. He had planned his studies for next year. He was a member of the Methodist church and was a good Christian boy. His grandfather and grand mother Jefferies were here at the time of the tragedy, having driven over for the evening and was the first time Mr. Jeffries had been at his daughter's to stay over night since she has lived here. The body was taken to Locust Hill to the home of his grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jeffries and on Sunday the funeral was held at the Locust Hill church at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. John Lane, who conducted the baptismal service when he was a babe. I.F.OLA LYNCH IS MARRIED TO FAIL BISSF.LL Paul V. Bissell and Miss Leola Lynch were united in marriage at the M. E. parsonage in Kirksvllle, Fri day evening at 6:30 o clock, the Rev. W. R. Gattis officiating. Henry Fick-el was best man and .Miss .Mary Elizabeth Reno bridesmaid. After the ceremony the pair left for Ethel for a visit with the bride's parents. Mrs. Bissell has been teaching in Detroit, Mich., and arrived in Kirks-ville Friday. She is a graduate of the LaPlata High school and has attended the Northeast Mo. Teachers College. Mr. Bissell at present is employed in Hamilton's grocery. He has been a Teachers College student and a member of the debate team. Mr. and Mrs. Bissell will live in Kirksvllle. More beautiful, more precious than j ?. continue his work there this fuiiuiicri ctiiu .tl i a. uis.trii ill iravu tu before. J. D. Dnll and Family Oa Visit SupL J. D. Dull, who Is attending Missouri t'niversity, spent the week end at hia borne in Otterviile. Mrs. Dull and children. Joe Delbert and Dorothy Jean accompanied bim on bis return and will spend this week in Columbia. Mrs. Dull will attend a series of lectures given by her brother, A J. Tbrelkeld. at the university. Mr. Tbrelkeld ia a former superintendent of the Bunceton schools and is no superintendent of tbe public schools in Denver. Colo. Bunceton News. ThaaLs for Inerrie When the editor arrived at ber drs k. one day last week, there was discov ered a very artistically packed box of tbe finest and larrert cherries sera in this territory. They were present ed by Mrs. W. W. Self and were muc h appreicated. lavish To LaPlata Eastern Stars are lartted to be meats of tbe Maenn chapter. tomorrow meat, wbea tbe grand autre, grand lerrarer and district deo-aty oiil be official visitor. KFX, HANDSOME 101 II K DOG DISAPPEARS ENKOITE TO KAN. The mystery of "where, oh. where is my little dog gone." remains unsolved through tbe years and so do the where-abouts of "Rex." the handsome police dog belonging to Wayne N. Shinn of this place. Rex was shipped to I. G. Wilburn. Parsons, Kan., about ten days ago in a heavy, native lumber crate. Mr. Shinn has received word that the dog had not been re ceived and investigation found the empty crate in Kansas City with one of the strong boards off. No further trace of the dog has been found. Rex is a highly bred dog, exception ally beautiful in conformation and color, a worthy prize for a dog lover and might well arouse the cupidity of a dog thief. While the pecuniary loss is great, Mr. Shinn is more concerned with knowing what happened to his dog. ITAN WATERS AND MAKI.EKY SHFF.ST HID The marriage of Miss Margery Sweesy and Ivan Waters, both of La-Plata, took place Wednesday evenint. June 26th at 1:00 o clock in tbe t ora-munity Presbyterian Manse. Re. Fred U Hudson, pastor of the church officiating. They were attended by Herbert Groxs and Mirs Miles. Mrs. Waters is the eldest daughter of Mr. Frank Seev and Mr. Waters is the son of Brooks Waters. eaot of LaPlata. and is one of tbe proprietors of the Bruce & Waters cleaning and pressing establishment here. After a two eeks auto trip to uea- ver, Colorado Springs and otber points ia tbe weu they will be at borne to tbeir many friends ia LaPlata. .oet la l lsT Hw Vrs. Alexander Ferguson of Gold- field. Nevada, arrived Wednealay la La Plata and tbe Wabash to be a r of Mrs. Robert Rversna In E'mer. Mrs Ryeraon and ber fa'ber. E I Dor bass dnvlac over to meet h-T Dr Robert L R versos of Oakland. 'lt'.. m also vUiung his mb. Rvn Ryeraon aal wife. I Kirksville People Nnlm at LaPlata Kirksvllle persons are enjoying bathinu. fishing and boating facilities at the LaPlata Santa Fe lake this vear, according to Carl Warner, secretary of the LaPlata Boating and Fishing Club, and warden of the grounds. Membership in the club this year has not reached the high figure of 200 attained last year but it was believed there would be a pick up in membership with the coming of hot summer weather. Approximately 140 members are now in the club, 50 of which come from Kirksville. Ten or twelve Kirksville lads have regularly hitch-hiked to LaPlata every day for a swim and have found no difficulty in picking up rides Mi Edna Deuel Weil Cards have been received here an nouncinz the marriage of Miss Edna Deane Deuel to Reverend Thorpe Bauer, in Kirksville, June 25. at the home of her aunt. Mrs. Frank L. Nor- ris and Doctor Norris. Miss Deuel was a teacher in LaPlata schools for several years, and Rev. Bauer was formerly pastor of the M. E. church South. In Kirksville. Their home will be at The Mayfair Hotel In Kansas City after July 15- HOW MNY .RNIPARENTS DO VOIR BABIES HATE I Ronald Blaine and Shirley Ann Greer, children of Mr. and Mrs. W ilsie Greer, can boast of having six grandparents living, now. four of tbem on their mothers side, the grandparents being their great-grandfather. William H. Lowell, their great-gTandmother. Mrs. G. W. Mercer, tbeir grandparents, Mr. and Mr. Henry Mercer and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Greer. .ib Maa lajarrd Marion Stotti of Gibhs was kicked by a horse Tuesday moraine while bringing them in from the pasture He riding one and the other was niacin and plating and kicked at tbe horse, strikiaa Mr. ftotts on tbe foot breaking tbe skin under bis toes which is sjuite painful. No boes were broken. Detroit again next winter. Mr. Bissell will enter college again next fall, but has been engaged to teach in Detroit as soon as certain requirements in college hours are met. Frank Coppes Injured That the spirit of the kindly Samaritan and the Golden Rule prevail in spite of the present need for time devoted to one's own affairs was well demonstrated when the farmer neighbors dropped their own heavily overcrowded work and plowed ground for Frank Coppes, Monday. .Mr. Coppes was injured, last week, when a horse trampled on him after throwing him off. His ribs were torn from the breast bone and his kidneys injured. Late rains had already delayed his corn planting until only roughage crops could be planted. Several acres were made ready for soybeans and millet or cane, when Cecil Magers, S. C. Bruce, Albert Brokaw. Henry Brokaw, C. E. Sanders. Ferris Fowler and Dick Jones contributed oue day'a plowing. To Chooe State Fair Boy Superintendent ( has. A. Powell announces that on Wednesday, July 3rd. examinations will be given at his office In Macon to pick a boy as a representative of Macon County to the State Fair. The examinations will be in Arithmetic. Geography, and Agri culture: the examinations will begin at 10 A. M. The winner gets a free trip to the state fair, all expenses paid. A bov to be eligible must live on the farm, must be under 16. at the time of the examination, a member of a boys club, enrolled in an elementary or rural school. Mer anio "N Brarc Among the many relatives wbo survive Mrs Mary J. Braag aad who are ot raeatioed in tbe obitaary are ber b-others aad sisters. Walker aad Markkas Barren of Edatm. Kv. aad Mrs. sa. Poiato- of Pjca'ello. Idabe. Midaiirat Shot Hit Car A car belonging to Ernest Power wbo arrived at the W. Z. Tucker borne. yesterday, was parked in front of the Tucker home near the Santa Fe de pot. About midnigbt Mr. Powers board a shot Tired and apoa investigation discovered a ballet bole In tbe windshield of his car. Mr. and Mrs. Powers and daughter drove from Arkansas City. Kaa, and are rnests ia the borne or Mr. and Mrs. Tucker. Mr. Powers is a so of Frank Powers who drove tbe bas here, for years. I troth of Mix Was. CorWn Puaeral oervbros were be Id this afternoon at 2 o'clock at Moore's CbapH for Mrs William Corbia obo-o dear oc rared at 12:)9. Tveaday. following a i'ag lilaeaa.

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