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10 PAGES The Flora Journal- 1 PARTdte =h. TOU SHOHtO RBAD THE JOUpNALJIEOORD ^THB NEWSIBST NEWSPAPER IN CLAY OOUfinY Etc VOLUME XII ™« 'OUBHAI.. VoL 69. NO. 49 FLORA. ILUNOIS. THURSDAY. DECEMBER 6. 1923 NUMBER 12 r ': . 1^ THE CHRISTMAS GIFT OF TllE FLORA JOURNAL-RECORD wm Ba Qtwen fir FlftMn Day*, Baglaiilng TtlAer, D«eemb«' 7th, Continotaig UMtll and Indudlnf Noiday. DMember 24th, ClurMiiMui Ere v.i_'.-." , x.v-«-"' ' ' ' tba adttor of tiM Vlora jonmal-RMord haa bean doing the best he eonld. aided by a loyal offlee tore* nad nn nggmslwa, wlda- ftwnke bnneh of eorreaptmdenta and apacM wHtorf. to gtvn tho peo»Ie ot norm nnd Clny Conaty an np-to-data bottapagat during tha fonr .yeare'-ba haa been loeatad In the matropoUa ot tha commonwealth of Clay. . "Hutt onr combined efforts bara beon appraelated ia eah- ¦tnAtlally attested by the loyal support aad patronage of the good people of this city and rlelnlty, thus maklnc the Jonrnal-Reeord ano¬ ceasful In erery sense of the word. At this seaaon of the year, when Ood'a Oreatest Olft to man was bom, and when the manhood and womanhood of the world ara glr¬ lng gifts to lored onea In apprectatlon ot the Barlor'a adrent, the man¬ agement of the Jonrnal-Reeord deaires to ahow appreciation to the people of thia community by making a Chrlatmaa gift to erery reader ot the paper and to those who do not now take the Journal-Record. OUR BPBOIAL SUBSCRIPTION OFFER Beginning with Frtday, December Tth, and continuing until and Inclnding Monday, December t4th—for 15 days, the Journal-Record will accept renewala and new subscriptions aa foUows: ONB TEAM'S SUBSORITTION gtMl SIX MONTHS' SUBSCRIPTION 78 oents No snbacrlptlons will be received for mora than ane year at theae rates from any one person. We cannot afford to handle three months subscriptions for lesa tban the nanal rate ot 60 cents. This is the tirst time In four years that we hare made a sub¬ scription reduction, and we are doing ft for tviro reasons: Namely: To make a substantial gift to erery reader, and th enable erery one who ao desires to take the Journal-Record. If yon are already taking the paper and are now paid in adranee, you are entitled to pay six months or a year more. Wishing you a Merry Christmas, aad hoping 1924 will be a pros- I>eroas and Happy New Tear, we are, Tonra rery tmly ¦ THB FtiORA JOURNAL-RECORD , By L. M. Wood, Publisher FLORA SHOB FAOTORT NOW MAKING FINI8iaB> SHOBS Tuesday afternoon Sheriff Edward; Cogswell came down Irom Lionisviile ' Last Monday afternoon Managar R. and aresied Jerry Trago and Noble B. Campbell of the International Hosklns of this place, and Andraw shoe Co. plant tn aouth Florm, pre- Speafcs of Louisville they being charg- seated the edttor of the Journal-Rec- ed with robbery. They were brought ord. as Secretary of the Flora'Com- befora Squire M. 8. Olckeraon, aad merclal Club, tha tint pair of ftnlsh the trial continued untU 9:00 o'clock ed shoes from the local factory. This Satnrday morning. Each gave bond pair of shoea wera prasented the Com' for 11,000 and they wera releaaed. merclal OInb to be kept aa a aenren- There have been aereral raporta aa ir in recognition of the Ciah'a actM' te the trouble which led to thaae ar-1 ty laat February in ralstng the booua raeta, but tue siory, as near aa woifor the factory. naa yet it, ia about as foUows: t Later on Monday the factory tin- Tom MeKinney, Jr., who had been ished their first ease of ahoee tor working at St. Lottis. had aared up shipment. Those who hare examin- aove'money and came home to rlait led the initial pair at the Jenraal- hi« father, T. A. MeKinney. It seems Record office aay that the shoea are that Monday night he got into a eard well-made and reflect muelr credit en game with othera and loat (aboht workmanship of Flora labor. The $6.00. He then quit the game and j pair is No. 7 children shoea, and the came up town. Ahout 6:00 o'clock factory was built to manufaetnre next morning some one knocked on'children's tnrn shoes. "Hie hpper la the rear door of the Schnell' bakery of patent leather, with a leather aole. bnlldlng and asked for admittance, i Manager Campbell aaya they now When the door was opened young i have 100 people employed, one-fourth MeKinney was thrust in, whfle the | of the capacity of the plant, others made their getaway. It was i Oeorge Braneh, who has been bera found that young McKlnaey was un-'for 10 weeks, installing the power «onaclouB, with a severe wound on the' plant at the factory, retumed Monday head. He was taken to the home of! to St. Louis. bis father, and did not ragain con- Accompanying the souvenir pair of sciousnesB until IVuesday afternoon, shoes, waa the foilowtng letter from when he told what had happened to Manager Camp«>ell, whieh breathes the time he was struck on the head, the spirit of appraciation and co-op- T. A. McKInney, the young man's eratlon SUBSOIUPnON COUPON Cut out thia coupon, fill In the bl^nka, attach currency, money order or cheek and mall to the Flora Jonmal-Record, Flora, IlUnols, and we will send you reeelpt tor the payment. NAMB CITY... STATB. R. F. D.. STRBBT ADDRBSS.. New Subscriber Renewal Subscription.. PARENTS OF A DAUGHTER Word reached Flora last Friday moming that a fine Itttle girl, weigh¬ ing seven pounds had arrived at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Carroll Smith In St. Louis on Thursday night. Nor. 29, 1923. The little daughter has been chrfstened Margaret Shirley Smith. "The mother vras formerly Mias Margaret Shirley. Col. Randolph Smith, t he Uttle girl's genial grandfather, is rery much elated orer her arriral. It's hard to say which is Uie happier, the father or the grandfather. The Jonmal-Record joins a host of friends in Flora and thronghont the leonnty in extending cordial con¬ gratulations to Dr. and Mra. Smith. NonoB There are a number who aigned the petition for membership In the Anto Club, who hare not paid their dues. This Club has no salaried of¬ tieers and collections in peraon takes time. Please call on L. B. Pixley, Sec., pay the annual duea of bne dollar and get your certificate. Dr. P. H. BATLBS, PreaMent. PASSED HIS FOUR SOOBB TBARS Oeneral Jas. B. Smtth and his wife of Clay City took the train here Tues¬ day enroute for St. Louis. Gen. Smith has passed his 84th birthday and is in robust health and full of rigor and takes an actlre Interest In politics and business. He' was born Nor. 26, 1839, and came to Clay City in 1867 when 18 years old and bas since called that place his permanent abode. He was with the 40th UUnois Reghnent during the Cirfl War and was wounded three times, at Shiloh, at Mission Ridge and at Atlantic, Oa. Oen. Smith has held many im¬ portant positions of trust in Olay oounty and for the state of Illlnofc and has thousands of friends throughout the state who extend eordial congratulations. FORD OARS BEING ORDERED The firm of Medley ft Son have been busy the past month writing orders for Ford csrs to be delirered to their customers. I Last week they sold and delirered a Ford coupe 1924 model to Barl RicketU. CHARGE TURBE WITH ROBBERY FINE CHRISTMAS anrr father, swore out the warrants for the arrest of the three men after hearing his son's statement. Young McKInney was dangerously hurt and became unconscious again after mak¬ ing his rerelations of the happening. It is claimed about $100 was taken from the young fellow. On Wednesday Olln Ctolden waa trted before PoUce Magistrate Camp¬ bell for running a gaming house and found guilty. He was fined $60 and costs and in default of payment, was placed in Jail over night. jerry Trago was fined $26 and costs for gaming, but made settle¬ ment. "THE BUBBLE" Flora, ni.. Dee. 8, 1928. The Flora Commercial Clnb L. M. Wood, Secretary Flora, Illinois Oentlemen— I take pleaaura In presenting to the Flora Commercial Club the first pair of shoe* completed fn the Flora factory by rfora operaton. We look forward to the day when six thonsand pairs of these shoea will be tumed ont in this plant dai^ and I am sure that it will mean a great deal to the people of this com¬ munity as well as to the members of the Commercial Club. We appreciate your past jcobpere- tloD and solicit a continued eoopera- ition from you, and I can assure you that the Company will reciprocate in The Bubble", by Edward Locke,! f^^ '^^^ possible, as our interesU is one Of the greatest comedy 1° 1„ 1,'**;'?P ""* *"^ """" continue achievements of recent years. Louis Mann starred for one whole year on Broadway In this production. This great metropoIiUn success will be staged here on the . Lyceum course Thursday evening, Dec. 13 by a cast of New York actors. "The Bubble" reveals the age-old) ——.» story of cierer sedui^tre money- I The body of Mrs. O. S. Wolfe was making schemes and a gullible brought here last Frtday for Inter- publia. Many who have plunged' ment. Mrs. Wolfe, aa»d . aaraatf into the whirlpool of hasty specula- yeara, passed away at her home In tlon have emerged richer In wtsdom, St. Louis Thursday. She formerly but seldom in gilt-edged securities, i resided in Flora and was known to For that reaaon, they appreciate the older residents as Mfss Libble Oyler, varied eompllcations Into which the who was a primary teacher In the elderly proprietor of a delicatessen ; city schools here about forty-fire store, his better-half, their daugh-, years ago, white the late Oeo. W. ter and a rery likeable, young news-. Smttb was princtpla. Mra. .Ouy Keith and Mra. Max Landia wera occupants pf an anto^' mobile la St. Louta Saturday night which knocked down a man and hia death waa caused trom injuries ra- ieelred. Mra|. Keith and Mra. Landia wera enroute to the depot to catch train No. 12 orer the B. A O. raUroad for this etty. A few blocks trom the de¬ pot the ear atmek the man who stepped Into the street directly lta the path ot the machine. The ladiea were deuined for the , coroner'rlnqueat at whloh the drirer waa releaaed and exonerated. Mrs. Keith and Mra. Landls were visitors in St. Louis Saturday to see "Lightnin" whloh was beltig shown at the American theatre. to be mutual. Yonra very truly, INTERNATIONAL SHOB CO. R. B. Campbell. FOBMBR FLORA TBACHBR PASSBS AWAY paper reporter found themselves after meeting with a sleek and high¬ ly successful promoter of oil stocks. Uproarious laughter characterizes The body, aeeompanled by the be¬ reft husband of St. Loula, a niece. I Mrs. Wm. Fossdlck, of Madison, and Mr. and Mrs. Sypult of luka, arrired the entire play. It has been termed , on No. 2 and wag taken ot the H^n- a great laugh contest with every¬ one a candidate.'' At Library Hall Dec. 13. NOTICE TO LIGHT AND WATBR PATRONS AU light and water bills will be payable on the first day of each month and must be paid on or before tbe 16th of each month at the Ctty Hall. Parties who have failed to pay their bills upon receiving notice, It will be the duty of the snperlnten¬ dent to discontinue their serrlce until all bills be paid together with tbe cost of reinstating serrlce of $1.00. Effectire Jan. lst. This rule will be strictly enforced. . . By Order of the City Council. CAUGHT AT ST. liOUIS Dan Behl Who made his escape from Xenla, after harlng been ac¬ cused of stealing eggs from the F. O. Meyer Co. there, was captured by Sheriff Cogawell and brought here Monday night. Before Squire Camp¬ bell on Tuesday he gare bond for $1,000 to answer to the grand jury at next clrcnit court. A more ex¬ tended account of this matter ap¬ pears In our Louisrille correspon¬ dence. cock funeral home where funeral ser rfces were held at 2:30 o'clock Fri¬ day afternoon, conducted by Rer. W. T. Terhune. pask6r of the First M. B. church. Burial wae made In the Oyler family lot tn BImwoOd ceae. tery. PROMINENT FARMER DIBS Godfrey Faderer died at the Olney sanltairium last Wednesday. Mr. Faderer, a leading farmer of Blalr township was taken to the Olney san¬ itarium on F'riday prior to death, and operated on and it was found be was a sufferer of cancer of the stomach. He was borri In Oermany. Funeral serrices were conducted and he was burled In the Old Union cemetery at Hord on Thursday after¬ noon. (X»NGRBS8 ORGANIZED Xmas Cards and Folders |sat.,Dcc:8| ONE DAY SPECIAL [l^MDecS We have the largest stock of Cards and Folders in Flora. Now is the time to make your selection 2000 Cauls Ic, 2 for Sc and 5c, Saturday Special at Ic Each 2000 Folden Sc, 10c, 15c, 25c, Saturday Special at 5c Each 1000 Package Seals, Sc, Saturday Special 2 for 5c MAAS VARIETY STORE Seventeen Insurgent Republicans held np organization ot the Nationai House of Congress for two days, but an agreement has been reached and Speaker Olllette was reelected. The Seiute was organised with the same offlcera as last session. President CooUdge delivered big message today (Thursday) in person. SAMPLE SALB Schlffman's are now having a sample sale of coats and dresses. He was fortunate In getting for his store five different fine of sample from New York and a saving of 40 to 60 per cent can be saved on all purchases, whfle this stock last. CLIPS OFIP TIP OP FINOEB Lost Monday while L. B. Keith was operating a sausage mill at his store, the machine caught the Index ftnger of the right hand and almost severed the first joint, and Dr. Campbell had to finiah ihe job and dress the wonnd. BLECTION NOnCE Margaret Morrisey Lodge No. 486, Auxiliary of the B. of R. T. will hold annual election of officers on Thitrs- dsy. Dee. 13. A good attendance la desired. Myrtle Caldwell, Secretary. FLORA K. OF P. LODGE GROWINO a. The membere of the Flora K. ot P. lodge on Tnesday night Initiated Sam Hemphill to the rank of Page and Lowell Wells was glren the proven rank of Esquire.' In this Issue of the Joumal-Reeord aweara the two-column announoe- ment of the big subacription pritee re- dnetion tor 16 days from Frtday, Dee. 7th, to Monday, Dec. >4th .this being the Journal-Record's Chrtstmai gift to ererybody niw taking tho pa¬ per and to all hew aubaertbera. Read the offer and aet within the time Um* tt. Aad we oan thitak 0fj|o other (ttt that would be inore MiHVclAt** than for you ttt aend the Joarnal-R«eord to a friend or ralatlre, either hera. or to oome ona who forararly Ured here, but haa gone to some other elty or state. Por GS weeka in 1»4 there wonld be a coasUnt reminder ot your friendshipi and they would be deeptr interetted in the gwwa from "home". For $1.60, w,.f teiU ptti'week, yoa can do this durtllt the IS days. tWajL SBDRBT OF WBODDENG MAN SUOOCKB8 FROM INJUIUBB--DIIIVKR FRBBD SISTERS ARE HOBiPITAL OASBg Miss Bthel Huff, one of Clay coun¬ ty's efficient school teaehera, la a patient e^ Dr. Campbell's emergency hospital In this city, harlng under- gone a surgical operation last Wed¬ nesday. She had been affUcted with chron¬ ic appendicitis for some time and an operation was finally necessary. , MUm Huff's jiister, Mra. Winnie WIgand, of St. Lonls, Mo., was here visiting relatives when she was sud¬ denly taken ill and was removed to the same homiital on last Saturday, where she unYerwent an operation for hernia. The ladies are raported as hariag stood the operation niqely and are on the road to recorery. ARRImVb FOR HTKAMWG CAR Wednesday night Sheriff Oogswell arrested Oeo. Cummings and Oeo. Barnes ter stealing jack Morris' Dodge car. the Sheriff intercepting them on their way toward the Na- tlonaj Trafl hard road. They are be¬ tng tried this afternoon. The former came here from Baat St. Louis and the latter from Seymour, litd. It is said another charge will also b« filed against them of violating the dry law. TOOK THIRD DBGRBR C. 'B. Stnrm, a former newspaper man of Flpra, was mada a Master Mason in the A. F. A A. M. Lodge on Monday night last. The degree waa conferred upon him at New Vienna, Ohio, where he now resides. B. « O. OFFICIALS HERE WEDNESDAY Righ officials of the B. A O. railroad, including President Daniel '9. Willard rislted the railroad shopa here Wednesday. They were en¬ route from St. Louis east. HAVK BABT OIRL Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Ambrose are the parents of a 9 1-2 pound baby girl, born Saturday, Dec. 1, 1923. Her name is Violet Florence. BAZAAR-~OAFBTERIA The ladles of-the M. B. ehnrch will bold a basaar and cafeteria (dinner and supper) In the church base¬ ment, Wednesday, Dec 12. BUY DODGE COUPE The Young Motor Co., dealers for the Dodge automobiles hare reeent¬ ly dellverad a 1924 model coupe to Dr. B. A, Hopkinaon. Frank Ohaney and Miss Clara Har- graree hotli ot thla eity. ¦urprhMlK theif trienda when they annonaoad their marriuro at Mt. Vernon on Mo»- day, Oee. •. The eeremeay waa por> formed at Ue M. B. parsonace at ¦oon, Rer, Peterson, paator aXMbatr tng. Mr. and Mra. Chaney hare jnat re¬ turned trom their weddinc trip. Mr. CI|iuiO)r)»A partner In the Chaaer Broa.^t«||imrtiw ead dry cleaal^r f*" taUla&ment. > The Mwlyveds hare a eulte of rooma («nito|lod at the home of the hrtde'g nothor, Mra. Mary Har- ¦rarwk wkore thoy Immedlatoly vent tp hoviokoeplnf. I^AWMnrOa OOUNTT MIDIiAlID nun ooNtRAcv uRmra ThQiWtay aftornoon W. B. HarrU ealle4 ua Vg trom Olaey aad aald tlioy had jost rooolred a Unitod Pro^ Dto¬ patch to the Dally Matl that tho State Highway Department haa ot- tlelaUy aanouBoed that on Friday, Deeember Hit they wonld reeeire bide for Section One and fwo. Route 12, (MKUand TraU), 1I.4A miles, running ftom Lawreneerllle to the Riehlaad oonaty line, throngli Bridgeport and Sumner. The settlemeht of the ronte through the two towns remores the last obstraotton to Oor. Smali'a and the state OeiaiaiwtoB'a' pledge to plaoe the Midland Trail under con¬ tract this year throngliottt. BAgHMTOTIWDR NHW CHURCH OOMPIiBTBD The hnetUac congregation ot the United Brathrfn church are now re¬ joicing oror tbo eompletion of the baaement.tor titetr new ehnreh edi¬ fice. Tho eompletion of the ehnrek buildlnc will be In the early spring. ^ The bull4lnK Is to be 80x80 and the intarior will be modern. The old charoh Is too amall for the growlnf attendanee and the capacity of the new churah will raliere the crowded wondition. Any assistance in this worthy effort whieh la being handled by tho organisation will be greatly appre¬ ciated. BRIDGBPORT AND SUMNER OBT MIDLAin) TRAIL ROAD When the hearing was held at Salem Ip 1921 as to location of the Midland Trail hard road. It waa de¬ elded to leave the State road west at LawraneerlUe and go throntk Brtdgeport and Snmner. This yoar the State Highway Oommlaalon grant¬ ed a rehearing, whfeh woe held In October- Official daqlslon has just been made by the State Commission aUot- Ing the road to those two towna, with a proriso that they obtain the right- of-way Wltkln «0 days. TWO MORB OPBRA'nONB Dr. O. W. Campbell on Tuesday op¬ erated on Misa Helen Douglaa for ap¬ pendicitis and removal of tonsils And she Is doing nicely. Last Friday he remored iSrerat Oross' tonsils. Clarence Elliott is recovering nice¬ ly from his recent operation. W»W P. O. BQUIPMBNT Poetmaster Wm. M. Karr and How¬ ard Patton were ahowing us a new mail sack rack which they had'^oat recetred from the U. S. goverament, and it has been needed for a long time. They said it would be a great help during the holiday rnsh. NBW TELBPHONB MANAOBR Herman Aper of ladhtna. Is the new manager for the Commercial Telephone Co. In this city, and wtth his wife Is, now rooming at J. A. Mann's. He was with the comj^oy here about fonr yeara ago.
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