The Jefferson Democrat
October 5, 1887
~List of Conveyances~
Filed with the Recorder during the week ending on last Saturday:
Malcomb Miner to Geo. A. Ditch, 90 Acres, Section 26 TP 40 Range 5, $3,500
Ash P. Tenbrook to Anna B. Tenbrook, interest in lands of John Tenbrook, in survey 2991 $3500
Fr W. Mott and L. J. Rankin to Klaussmann Brewing Company, lots in De Soto, $450
Mott and Rankin to John Hopson, 2 lots in De Soto, $100
Jesse O. Clark to R. G. Hoeken, 110 acres, section 9 tp 40 rang 4, $750
R. G. Hoeken to D. B. Venzey, same land, $900
Joseph Turley to Philip McGuire, 100 acres, secs 3 and 10 tp 38 ran 5 $1
Albert Bisch to Joseph Turley and Philip McGuire, 200 acres, sections 3 and 10 tp 38 range 5, $580
The Joshua Herrington farm on Jones Creek: 312 acres, 60 acres in cultivation in bottom and 17 on ridges 10 acres more good land, and plenty of timber on the tract: 87 bearing apple and 60 peach trees: good dwelling and all necessary out-buildings, and whith one of the finest springs in the county. Terms-half, cash: balance on time, For [crease in newspaper] J. L. Herrington, Morse's Mill. sep28-3m
Items of News - DeSoto
by De Sotoan
The following is a list of deaths filed with the County Clerk the past week:
DATE NAME ..AGE
January 26. Eliza GILMORE .79 years
..Charles HONIG .12 years
..Willliam HONIG 5 years
DATE ..NAME OF MOTHER ..SEX
Sept. 12. Mrs. R. A. FRAZIER .boy
26 .Adam POPE girl
25 .John F. JOYCE boy
3 .Hermann STUDER .. ..boy
21 .Mart ROBERSTON .. ..girl
12 .Michael BURK girl
16 .David JOHNSON boy
16 .James GRAY boy
7 .H. P. GRAHAM .boy
8 . John WALTHE .girl
15 . William MCGRATH girl
10 .Charles EDWARDS .girl
22 .William MAHN ..girl
7 .George BOYER . ..boy
17 .Brooks COLLINGS .boy
3 .Thomas JOHNSON ..boy
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Andy FRECK has opened a feed store on
Mrs. W. F. EDINGER has gone to
Albert HAMEL, lately with AUERSWALD and GORHAM, has gone to
W. F. EDINGER sold for John I. SCHWINK a house and two lots on
Dr. DEADERICK is getting a good share of the medical practice in the city and vicinity, and will erect a residence for himself and family.
John F. WALTHERs residence was entered by burglars, last Thursday night, and sixty dollars taken from a bureau drawer without awakening any of the family.
George CAPE, who went to California two months ago, is so much pleased with the country that he has sent for his family and will make his future home there.
Petitions are in circulation asking the city council to submit to the voters of the city the question of prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors. The license men will use every effort to carry the day, but the fight will probably be hotly contested. The city would miss the revenue contributed by the saloons.
S. W. CRAWFORD, Gust and Herman HAMEL, James HOPSON, Otto HERMAN, D. M. PARK, O. M. MUNROE, B. E. ZORN, T. A. JAMES, Ward CUNNINGHAM and F. C. SMITH are the gentlemen who purchased the fair grounds. It is their intention to improve and maintain the grounds as a permanent and convenient public resort.
The public school report for the month ending September 30th shows the schools to be in very prosperous condition. In the primary department there are enrolled 110 scholars, and the board made it necessary to employ another teacher and open another room. Other rooms are as well tilled as it is desirable to have them. The total enrollment during the month in the central school is 565, and in the colored school 41. The pay-roll of the school for the month amounted to $413.
Pride of the West, No. 6, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen,
Items of News - Hillsboro
Dr. Mockbee got among a gang of wild turkeys, last Friday night, and shot three of them.
~Licensed to marry~
John A. BYRD
Walter E. DICKEY - Millie C. RANKIN
ARSHAMBO - Mary MAHAR.
Capt. James ALLEN of
Mr. SHELTON is building a new stable, and Dr. BREWSTER has commenced on sidewalks around his property. Thus the hub progresseth.
There will be a basket picnic at the Sunny Side church house, on Saturday, October 8th. Refreshments for sale on the grounds for those that do not bring baskets.
John SHEEHAN was sent to jail, by L. K. WATERS Esq.; of Kimmswick, for 40 days, in default of fine and costs imposed on him for assaulting and striking two colored citizens.
It is said that one of the biggest things
The conductor of the
George FREEMAN, who was a resident of this county some years before the war, came down from the encampment last week, on a visit to his oll stamping ground. He visited Mr. R. P. STEWART.
Henry HURIGEN drove one of Dick HOEKENs horses and buggy to
The plan adopted by Collector BRACKMANN of checking up his book so that he can tell at a glance whether or not there are back-taxes due on a tract or lot of land, is a good one, originated by Tommy MOSS, and Moss is entitled to the credit of it.
Mr. James WALKER of
Michael BOHNE of Crown Pint, Ind., who was a member of the 99th Indiana Volunteers, and attended the Grand Army Encampment at St. Louis, came down and spent two or three days with his brother, Jacob, near this place. They had not seen each other for 18 years.
Rev. S. FRAZIER has been carrying on a protracted meeting, at Glade Chapel, the past two weeks, and much interest has been manifested. There have been several conversions. The parson baptized twelve of the new converts, last Sunday, in Belews creek, and a large crowd was present.
We heard a G. A. man remark last week: if the weather happens to be fine next week it will look like
Mrs. WELSH went to St. Louis yesterday morning, to meet her husband, and we may hear him sing Home, sweet Home, or Hold the Fork, Fried Ham Coming, or India, Fill up the Bowl, this evening. We will be glad to stake the wanderers fist, and had we known that he would return so soon, wed have kept our calf another week, and had a prodigals return dinner.
Edward DUGAN and Jack MANESS; of Frumet, leave to-day for
Miss Lula WHITEHEAD came up from
Circuit Clerk VENZEY has collected of the State the costs in the case of State vs. WHEELHORN, that had accrued up to January term, 1887, and is ready to pay those entitled thereto. The costs in this case for the term at which it was tried are not paid, and will not be until after the Supreme Court affirms the verdict of the Circuit court. The amount paid is $180.10.
Married, at residence of the brides mother, Mrs. C. S. RANKIN of Pevely, on Thursday, September 29th, Mr. W. E. DICKEY of
Last Wednesday evening John A. BYRD of Mississippi county, Mo., and Miss Iva E., daughter of Thomas L. DONNELL of Platting township, were united in marriage, at the residence of the brides father, by Rev. J. A. GREEN About 60 relatives and friends were present to bid the happy couple God-speed on their entrance on lifes journey and partake of the splendid marriage feast which was spread. We learn that the newly-married pair left at once for their home in
Dr. MOCKBEE was called out to the old HAMRICK place, last Monday morning, to hold an inquest over the body of the 19 year-old son of Justus MARTIN, who is living on the place. The boy had gone out into the field, Sunday morning, and covered up some potatoes that had been dug the previous day with straw. After this nothing was seen of him until Monday morning, when diligent search revealed the lads body suspended to a tree about three hundred yards from the house. No reason has yet been given why the
boy should have desired to end his worldly career.
Mrs. Catharine COE died, at
Gus ARMSTRONG arrived here Saturday evening and will remain a few days with his former neighbors. He speaks in the most flattering terms of his new home-
James WELCH died at his residence in
In company with a great many other citizens of the county we went to