Jefferson County Record
March 27, 1913
~Negro Joints In Festus Raided!
Man Seriously Burned by Fire From Tobacco Pipe.
(From Regular Festus Correspondent)
C.E. GIEBLER visited in
McCORMACK visited friends in
Coroner LUCKEY went to Seckman last week to hold an inquest. He was accompanied by Dr. HARRIS.
John O’NIEL who has been in
R.G. TOWNSEND has purchased the fine black mare formerly owned by Supt. Geo. TAYLOR of Crystal City.
Thomas MANNING of
Frank SMITH visited in
Alf PORTER, Sr. who was so seriously burned by his clothing catching fire is still in a very dangerous condition. Two doctors are in attendance. He had a twenty and a five dollar bill burned which were in a pocket book and $2.50 was found.
The Catholic supper in COLEMAN’s Hall Easter Monday was a grand success financially. A large crowd was in attendance, and report a good time and plenty to eat.
Supt. R.B. WILSON was seen in town Saturday.
Some of the Negro joints in the southeast part of town were raided last week. Several arrests were made, some pleaded guilty and were fined $10 and a number of names of others were obtained. The city officers are determined that these places must go. This should have been done long ago, as it has been known that these places existed and were a disgrace to the town and cast reflections on the citizens for tolerating them.
BAILEY’s grandmother, Mrs. JENNINGS died in
Mrs. CRAIG has sold her interest in the Jefferson Hotel to Mrs. Chas. MILLER who will take possession April 1. Mrs. CRAIG will erect a fine two story residence.
The supper given Tuesday night by the ladies of the Presbyterian Church was quite a success financially and socially.
Six members of Sage Tribe of Red Men accompanied by Mr. LIGHTHOLDER went to Perryville last week and initiated 15 candidates. All report a good time and lots of fun.
A team belonging to Mr. SUTTER residing a couple of miles south of town took fright coming down the Madison Hill, ran the wagon into a ditch and broke loose from it. The boy driving jumped out. One of the horses had one leg badly cut, the other was not hurt.
PATTERSON died in
men who work at the glassworks in
Edward THOMPSON, Sec. of the Sunday League of American delivered and address on
the observance of the Sabbath, in the
Sam BOYCE of Plattin came to town Saturday, tied his horse under Waggoner's shed until after night and when he went to get the horse, he was gone and could not be found, neither could he be found at home and Sam thinks he was stolen. A gang of Gypsies encamped south of town claims one of their horses was missing the same night.
O.O. WILSON who has been to
~Equinox Brings Wind Floods and Snow~
Big River, Sand and Other Streams Impassible.
The sturdy March winds blew industriously and forcibly for days together before the advent of spring on Friday. Since then instead of wind and rain we have had tempest and torrent….
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~Mrs. E. L. HINSON Died Friday~
J. HINSON, wife of Edward L. HINSON died at her home in
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~Tried Cowpeas, Was Convinced~
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C.B. GALE to Horine Transit Co. 2 lots in Horine….$1.
Ash P. TENBROOK to Anna HARRIS, 43 a, 2991-43-6….$1.
C.E. WINER to W.P. WHITESEL, 80a, 17-39-5….$3500.
W.P. WHITESEL to Lucy BALLARD, 150a, 13-40-3….$3750.
W.R. PIERCE to Thos. RYAN, 3 lots in DeSoto….$500.
Realty Co. to Jno.
~Educational Meeting to be in Court House Saturday~
of Central Township Education to be held at
Address….Supt. FOX, Texas Co.
Willa Roberta BRUNER,
School House Decorated by Miss Mary R. SPEIDEL
School Exhibits…Supt. FOX
County Fair Exhibits…Supt. W.N. SELLMAN
Reading in the Grades…Miss Katherine WILLIAMS
Co-operation of Patrons…Miss Hazel BOYER
Beatrice LEE [sic] of
guests were relatives and close friends, among whom were a number of
Last Wednesday evening a horse belonging to Mr. J.T. CATLETT kicked on of his colts and broke one of its front legs below the knee and he was forced to kill it. Mr. CATLETT valued his young horse at one hundred and fifty dollars.
D.C. JONES and Mrs. SHELLY departed Saturday afternoon for
~Card of Thanks~
Our heart-felt gratitude is extended to all those friends and neighbors who so kindly ministered to the comfort of our dear wife and mother in her last illness and may God’s blessing follow you and yours throughout life. Edward L. HINSON and sons.
J.F. ROZIER spent Wednesday in
The members of Mrs. CRAWFORD’s Sunday School class will give a musical in the church parlors Thursday evening of this week.
JARVIS left Sunday evening for
~DeSoto Schools To Add Domestic Science~
Fair Association Committed for a Big Fair This Year.
(Regular DeSoto Correspondent)
Charles MITCHIM and little son are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. WARD at
Domestic Science will be taught in our school next year if the board can possibly arrange for it. To help this good cause along the “Monday Club” will give an entertainment at the Jefferson Theatre some time during the coming month.
The Committee of the Fair Association is meeting from time to time to complete their plans for a successful Fair this fall.
Masons received callers from the visiting members of the K. of P. order that
attended the convention March 26, at the
The Frauline Club met with Miss Dorothy COUCH this week.
Max HACKE has enlarged his blacksmith and wagon shop, and has a good selection of wagons, etc. on hand.
Angie MILLER of
DONNELL spent Friday in
Special sermons and music were enjoyed by those who attended church services Sunday.
The members of the Monday Club were entertained by the President Mrs. Dan ROUGGLY and Vice President Mrs. J.W. BENSON on Easter Monday with a dinner.
Sam BYRNS visited her sister Mrs. R. G. HOEKEN on
Miss Gwendolyn BRICKEY who is attending school at Fredericktown spent Easter with her parents.
WILLIAMS and family of
HALTER is attending Annual Conference at
Miss Zoe BOOTH of Festus spent the weekend here with her mother, Mrs. Charles BOOTH.
Walter BLACK and wife of Silica spent Easter in our town.
THACHER and little daughter who were here Friday the guest of the brother C.T.
JARVIS and family have returned to their home in
ROUGGLY, E. KAUFMAN and B. IRWIN were among our businessmen who made a trip to
Spring began with very cold weather and plenty of rain.
One of our merchants, F.J. WHITE has purchased an auto truck. Look out for berry hauling this summer.
Wm. F. LINDEMAN and family made a flying trip to
A.A. WHITE has been doing some grading on the old state road just north of his father’s farm with his Rumely Oil Pull and has done some fine work and we must give him credit for it, as we needed grading very bad. Now if we can get gravel on it we will have almost a rock road to Maxville.
The farmers have been busy planting potatoes and peas.
Our blacksmith, Mr. SCHYTT is doing a fine business and has enough work to keep him busy.
C.F. BAUMBACH…House Springs to Anna LINDHORST…House Springs
Lucas BAUER…DeSoto to Jessie BOOTHE…DeSoto
Will of Louis NOCE, dec. probated and letters granted to Sarah D. NOCE without bond.
Lemuel F. MOORE appointed curator of estate of George A. MOORE, minor, Inventory list approved.
Will of John H. LANHAM probated. L.S. LANHAM executor without bond.
Inventory and appraisement lists in estate of George RAPP dec. approved. Administrator ordered to sell all personal property at public sale.
Executor of estate of John H. LANHAM ordered to sell all personal property at public or private sale.
Final receipt in the estate of Joseph CORROLLA dec. filed and administrator discharged.
Curators report of the sale of the estate of Walter G. WARNE and Freddie W. WARNE minors remaining on file 10 days curator ordered to make deed.
Same order on estates of Ralph WARNE and Willie BILLIE.
Executor of estate of R.A. WILLIAMS ordered to sell personal property.
Final settlement of Susan I. DOUGLAS adminstratrix of the estate of Walter DOUGLAS dec. approved and administratrix will be discharged when all final receipts are filed.
Final settlement of Sarah E. DICKERMANN administratrix est. Philip DICKERMAN [sic] dec. filed.
Will of Theodore EHRICHS dec. probated and letters granted to H.H. WEAVER and Dora WEAVER EHRICHS and their bond approved.
Last will of August FUELSCHE dec. admitted to probate and letters granted to Emilie FUELSCHE without bond.
Court orders to executors of the estate of Theodore EHRICHS to sell all the personal property of deceased at public or private sale. And further ordered to take charge of the real estate of dec. and care for same.
Court appoint H.H. WEAVER curator of the estate of Marie Minna EHRICHS, minor.
Court orders the adminstratrix of the estate of Robert M. BOOTHE to sell all the government bonds of dec.
Final settlement of A.G. MEDLEY curator of the estate of Herman DICKERMAN minor, approved and the curator discharged.
Will of Moses White McNUTT dec. probated and letters granted to Annie H. McNUTT without bond.
Will of Bernard MANHEIMER dec. probated and letters granted to Flora MANHEIMER, without bond.
Letters of administration granted to Mary McLOON on estate of Mary DONOVAN dec.
of George O. HAYS curator of the estate of
Inventory and appraisement lists in [the] estate [of] B. MANHEIMER dec. approved.
Demand of Luke E. BEQUETTE against estate of John G. BEQUETTE dec. for $71.55 allowed.
Letters of administration on estate of Catherin ERNEY dec. granted to Mary C. SCHAFER.
Last will of S.A. BAGE, dec. admitted to probate and letters granted to James A. BAGE without bond.
Balls and Banquets – I give special attention to Ice Cream Orders; Best prices on Bread and Pies – J.M. CHRIST, DeSoto
People’s Bank of DeSoto…
White Patent Flour Good as Gold! The Family Flour Barrel is the standby of the
housewife…-DeSoto Roller Mills,
How About That New Hat? – Julius A. KOHLER, at Antonia
and Fancy Groceries and Dry Goods of All Kinds at ECKLES,
GERARD – Manufacturer of Flour, Meal and Feed, Dealer in Lumber and Building
those indebted to the estate of the late John GONZ are respectfully requested to
call and pay his widow, the undersigned Mrs. John GONZ,
Daffodils are a bloom, in the snow.
D.D. McLANE of DeSoto was here Monday, and yesterday.
The Easter program of the Sunday School was pleasing and appropriate.
ZIPP and Albert ROSENHAUER of
J. F. WALTHERS, W.A. COUCH and Dr. JONES and families, J.M. ALLEN and wife were among the DeSoto people who attended the funeral of Mrs. E. L. HINSON.
G.W. ELDERS and wife of Ware and numerous other friends from
Have your watch repaired by M. ZIEGLER, the Kimmswick Jeweler. Only first class work done. All work warranted to give satisfaction. Respectfully, M. ZIEGLER
George F. BOOTHE, and Arthur M. BOOTHE sons of the late R. M. BOOTHE were in town Monday on business pertaining to their father’s estate and are having a plat of real estate holdings made.
ECKLE who went to
their old home town, they have engaged the Record to follow them.
Glass Company has taken out its articles of incorporation the stock in 3500
shares, amount to $35,000. The
Share holders are Ed KERRUISH, John LEBOUBE, C.C.
W. RAMSEY, president, Jas. E. THOMPSON cashier, and H.C. GRIDER assistant
cashier of the Bismarck Bank arrived in town Monday night. Each of them was riding a new R.C. Hupp
automobile which they concluded to try out over the roads between
THUMEL and Clarence HOUSEMAN of
BOYER went home to
Mrs. James T. OGLE is recovering from an attack of sickness.
R.B. WILSON and Miss Birdie were in
MARSDEN, Horace FRAZIER and Sam ECKLE spent Easter in
Mrs. Virdie HERMAN of DeSoto spent Sunday here with her relatives.
Misses Birdie WILSON, Kathleen REPPY and Legia HILL, DeSoto students were home for Easter.
The suit of Augusts SCHROEDER against Richard, in replevin set for trial Saturday was dismissed by Mrs. SCHROEDER.
The Masons had a big meeting Saturday night followed by a dandy spread at furnished by the Commercial.
Mrs. Sam BYRNES of DeSoto made an Easter visit to her father here, James H. MOSS and to her sister, Mrs. R. G. HOEKEN at Goldman.
unlawful detainer suit of Cynthia FREDERITZI against Harry FREDERITZI to have
been tried here Saturday before Justice STONE was taken from here on a change of
venue and sent to Justice SCHOFIELD at
Martin W. REITER Jr., Jacob T. HAEFNER, Jacob FRANKENREITER and Oscar NEUGEBAUER were in town Saturday to attend a Trustee’s Dale of the land near Kimmswick. The land was purchased by James MULLIN for his son, Mathew MULLIN, holder of a second deed of trust on the property.
– Girl for general housework for family of four. Mrs. Chas. HEMME,
your Seed Potatoes at Wiley Mercantile, Sixth & Boyd
Ladies – Get your Easter Hat at Kohler’s,
for Hatching – S.E. Brown Leghorns, $1.00 per setting….Henry RUNGE,
Watches, Clocks Jewelry, Silverware, Spectacles, School Books, Stationery, Musical Instruments and strings, at lowest prices. "The Kimmswick Jeweler" - M. ZEIGLER
to Oscar TAUBOLD Kimmswick,
The other trotting bred. Both good breeders, can clear them in one season. Would sell on time or put out on shares to a responsible party. I have four stallions, use for only two.
Notice is hereby given that on the 1st day of March 1913, the OERMANN Mercantile Co. of Oermann, MO. sold their entire stock of goods, wares, and merchandise to Jesse O. CRAIG, who assumes to pay all the outstanding debts and claims that may hereafter come against said company for collection….John H. POERTNER, President, John WEBER, Secretary.
Easter was a rainy day.
Charles F. WOHLBOLD visited his son, Henry and family on Easter.
Sowing oats was all the go last week.
Henry WOHLBOLD has his new barn completed and before the big rain.
Miss Lizzie BECKMAN was a caller here.
Robert WOHLBOLD made a trip to House Springs Saturday.
Hog buyers are plentiful in this vicinity and shoats are selling for a great big price.
Frank YENICEK explains his big smile by saying, “Another boy arrived on the nineteenth”.
Miss Mary McNAMEE spent Easter at home in Pacific. She is teaching us a fine school.
This entertainment will be given at the Hall Saturday night. You will want to see and hear what happens. It is funny and you will enjoy it. Admission ten and fifteen cents. Refreshments served after the show. Come out and contribute to the Church by spending a pleasant evening.