JAN 9, 1890
A woman about 50 years old was found in a ditch by the side of the Frisco tracks, near Lyman Station. She was taken to a farm house and shortly expired. She is supposed to be Mrs. ROBBINS, of
A Cyclone struck VanBuren 6 O'Clock Saturday night and destroyed the
In accordance with time honored custom, GEO. FRANCIS granted two Christmas pardons. The lucky men were GEORGE DEMASTERS of
Mrs. LOUISA BUFORD, wife of JAMES BURFORD, a prominent citizen of Iron County, was run over and instantly killed by the Memphis Cannon ball train at Iron Mountain on the morning of the 26th inst.
For cheap goods go to HOEKEN'S Cash Store,
This weather is bad on the Sheriff's triennial harvest.
See the bargains in dry goods at JOS. J. HOCKEN'S Cash House.
Burns, cuts, etc., can be cured by using DR HOFFMAN'S Golde’s Ointment.
WILL. P. PRENDEGRAST and ELLA BALL were the only couple to secure marriage license this past week.
For drugs, medicines, etc. go to the OPERA HOUSE DRUG Store,
If you are looking for a heating stove, go to HOEKEN'S Cash Store,
A full line of trimmed hats are from 75 cents up to $10, at MRS. PRIMM'S, Desoto.
CHRIS VOGT tells us that on New Years Day he had a find mess of frog legs.
County Court will meet on the 20th inst. At that time an effort will be made to secure the building of a bridge at
of last week carried down the bridge across
FRANK BOUGHTON will furnish beef by the quarter at 4 and 6 cents. Two-day's notice being previously given him.
three days the past week that
JOHN W JEUDE sued the BonneTerre Railway Company, for $75, damage for cutting some timber on his land, The company settled the matter without going into court by paying MR JEUDE $50 and the costs.
MR EDITOR: We desire, through the medium of your valuable paper, to extend our heartfelt thanks to the people of
PLASS has concluded to raise some good sheep instead of the common scrubs he
has been handling. Last week he received from
We have received a detailed report from the Presbyterian Sunday School of Festus. The school was first organized by Mr. George M. MCNUTT. The following are the present officers. Superintendent Florian JENNI, Assistant Ephraim WILLIAMS, Secretary Arnold SANTSCHIE, Treasurer D. HOLMES, Organist Thomas WILLIAMS, Librarian George MOORE, Collectors Charles FROST and Ed OSTERWALD. School was held every week during the year.
Mr. J.W. CANAGE, representing the White Hall Nursery of Illinois, is making a canvas of this county. He is a gentlemanly fellow.
Squire RUSTIGE sent the treasurer this week, two dollars, fines collected from Joseph SWALLER and Mike BOUDA for assaulting and beating Willie GILLERT.
FOR RENT: The E.P. BAKER farm about two miles north of
Cotter Creek, Jan 6-- New Liberty Union is progressing nicely and there is plenty of material left. Our 4 months term of Public school just closed. We have Sabbath school every Sunday and preaching twice per month. This creek was on a big bum; New Year's Day and is filling up again.
Considerable damage was done to water gates and fences. Health is good in this neighborhood so far as I know.
Labarque, December 30
came and parted. Tom WILSON gave the young folks a dance on Christmas eve, which was an enjoyable affair, and everything passed
off nicely until a late hour, when a dispute arose between two young men. For
convenience, I will call one F. and the other S. The latter accused the former
of stealing his hat, which made F. strike S. Then F’s brother declared they
would do S. up. Finally they were separated and everything went on good till
they were ready to go home when S. presented himself before G. and told him to
name his time and place to meet him, and they would have a fair fight. F. said
that he would meet him at in Mr. FLANAGAN’S orchard on
Christmas day. The time and place were agreed upon. S. went to
We were surprised to see William DETWEILER all smiles the other day, and soon learned that a little boy was at his house. Our school is flourishing under the guidance of Mr. DUNNIGAN.
Died at her home in Big River Township, Jefferson Co.,
Plenty of rain and mud again. Ben HINSON the artesian well digger, is still here, being unable to move through the mud to Pevely, where he intends to do some digging.
Our village carpenter, Mr. Robert CASTILLE, is doing some fine work in building a two story house for Mr. MARRIOTT, and is progressing splendidly.
Our neighbor, Frank STARK, has been carpentering during the summer season and is taking a rest.
BURGESS has gone to
There is a project on foot to improve our sidewalks with rock and cinders. Let each citizen of the town do his full duty.
Glaize Creek has been on a tear, and is booming for several days.
The farmers seem to be housed up, as few can be seen in our town.
It has been raining and sleeting all of yesterday. The roads are bad at present, and have been for some time.
Dan GREENE, telegraph operator, has been transferred from Blackwell Station to Jefferson Barracks, and is now on duty there.
List of Conveyances filed with the Recorder during the week ending on last Monday.
Thomas WILSON to Silas P. MAUPIN
James A. WILSON to L. E. LEE
Dow DICKERSON to Levi STEWART
R.A. MCCREERY to Fred G. HAMEL
Fred G. HAMEL to Ellen MCCREERY
M.F. HERRINGTON to Conrad KRICKBAUM
Conrad MEYER to F.A. HUBER
WAGGENER to D.
W. R. DONNELL to Gustave and Emil RAUSCHENBACH
In Memoriam – Whereas on the 17th day of December, 1889, it pleased the All-wise Creator above to call our worthy brother James S. WILLIAMS (fraternal resolution)
of James S. Williams, deceased,
Births filed with the
Dec. 19 Henry ROBERTS 71 years
Dec 27 Daniel MILLER 62 years
Oct 28 Mrs. Richard A. FRAZIER boy
Dec 18 Mrs. George William GREEN girl
Dec. 21 Mrs. Samuel HEBARTH boy
Dec 13 Mrs. K. HOOK girl
Dec 10 Mrs. Aub. CLELLAND girl
Dec. 12 Mrs. William MCCORMACK girl
Dec. 7 Mrs. Richard HENDRICKSON boy
Dec 8 Mrs. Edward HUSKEY girl
Dec 4 Mrs. T. CHRISTOPHER dead boy
Notice of Final Settlement
Elizabeth MEAD, deceased F. H. MEAD, executor
Mahala GUY, deceased P. C. ZOLLMAN, administrator
James S. WILLIAMS, deceased Joseph J. WILLIAMS, administrator
Henry EULER, deceased Maria EULER, executrix
Margaret SLATTERY, deceased J..B. BAKEWELL, public administrator
Frederick MOHRER, deceased J. B. BAKEWELL, public administrator
Thomas I. WILLIAMS and his wife Rebecca A. Elijah BURGESS, trustee
William SMITH and William MCCORMACK
Thomas C. FLETCHER and Louis J. RANKIN
Order of Publication, Probate
Estate of Cynthia WILBURN, deceased Philip Meyer, executor
Sarah I. CORNELL and M. W. CORNELL, her husband, plaintiffs against Martin U. GRAHAM, George W. GRAHAM, Mandora K. EAVES and Thomas B. EAVES, her husband, Bertha May GRAHAM, Arah Ellen GRAHAM, Mary Jane GRAHAM, Margareth V. BLAKE and Harden BLAKE, her husband, Annie A. COUCH and George W. COUCH, her husband, ? COHEN, W.H.H. THOMAS, and Leroy DOSER, defendants
William W. GILL
Henry J. GILLSDORF