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MARSHALL, SALINE COUNTY, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27,1912.
FRANK A. BENEDICK died in
St, Mary' infirmary in St. Louis
on Saturday, Sept 21t, At 5.49 a.
in. or pneumonia following an
operation. His death occurred Just
a month after he w.w taken' to the
Mr. Benedick was born in Lor
raine, Germany, May 0, 1837. being
"5 yearn, 4 months and 12 day
old at his death. He came to this
country in 1851 and settled in St
Clair county, III. In 1860 ho was
married to Miss Maria M'uench. T6
this union nine children were born
lour of whom survive Mrs. Louisa
M. John, wife of Christ John, of
311. Leonard; Mrs. Nick Stcdemof
west of town; John P. Benedick
of east of town, and LouIj E. Bene
dick, the Marshall real estate man.
Ills first wife died Jan. 31, 1031. He
was married again AprlLSJ, 1001, to
"Mlas Martha Muonlc, who survive!
Mr. Benedick and family moved
here from Bcllcvillo Fob. 2, 1883,
nnd purchased a farm of 450
acres southeast of Marshall. Hern
he showed his fine ability on
farmer and stockman and also
business man, making a big suc
cess of the farm that hid not been
making it owner money before.
lie was a life-long member of
tho Catholic church nnd i good
Christian. His life was .in active
and clean one. Ho feared no ono
and was always a friend of tho
In 1001 at the time of his second
marrlago ho still felt strong and
actlvo and decided to nuke anoth
er atari, in n new country and
again nude a success in his venture.
Mr. Benedick spoke French, Ger
man and English, but was always
partial to his mother tongue,
After a severe illness on Aug.
SI, L. E. Benedick brought him to
St. Louis, whoro his wife had Just
undergono a successful opcratlapt
On hla death hln remains wore
taken to his old homo in Belleville
and his many friends given an op
portunity to view the remains.
Funeral serviced were' held In
St. nenry'a Catholic church in East
St. Louis and then the body was
brought to tho homo of tho son,
L. E. Benedick here, In chargo of
Undertaker Walker, until tho fu
neral Wednesday morning. Fath
er O'Neill conducted tho services
at St. Peter's Catholic church .md
a large number were present to
pay their last rcipccts to this
Tho pall-bearera were James J.
Mitchell, W. E. Williams, Jerome
B. Prior, Wm. Schepers, Albert J.
Brown, E, W. Brown,
Among thoae from a distance
-were the widow, Frank Gruenc
wald of Belleville, a brother-in-law.
Also a niece and nephew,
Miss There and Frank Beckerer.
WILLIAM E. BERRYMAN died
In the St. Louis City hospital Sun
day evening alter, a .long illness,
aged 48 years. Mr.'Berryaian was
a on of the late Mr. and. Mrs.
J.;R. Berryman and waa a former 'nromUn.
burial. The parents have the com
munlty's sympathy In the sad loss
of their bright little son.
. . .
ANNIE LAURA WRIGHT tho
only child of Mr. and Mrs. narry
Wright died at the homo of her
parents, west of Malta Bend, Sun
day Sept 16th, 1913 at tho ago of
three yeans and ton months. She"
was sick only a short tlmo and her
life was short horo on earth but
she was dearly loved by all who
Tho funeral sen-ices wero held
from tho home, Monday, Sept. 10,
m'i conducted by Rev. Leather
man of the M. E. Church. Burllal
Iln the Malta Bend cemetery.
A loving ono from us Is gone,
A volco wo loved is still
A place is vacant In our 'home,
wmcn never can be filled.
JETT GILES, col., died at tho
home of his father near tho North
senooi building on Sept 19th, of
consumption after n lone illness
Ho came homo from Kansas City
two months ago and has been verv
low since. Ho was 21 years old and
single. He was an excellent In
uuau-ious young man and a mem
ber of tho U. B. F, Lodge; which
had chargo of his funoral Sunday.
The remains woro laid to rest in
Tho forty-second annual meet
15 of tho Southwest Missouri Con
fcrenco of tho Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, cloned Monday with
tho reading of tho appointments
of tho ministers by Bishop Collins
Denny of Richmond, Va. Tho con
fcrenco waa ono of tho .most buci
ceaaful In tho history of tho body,
Tho appolntmonta for tho Marshall
district aro ns follows:
W. M. Rader, presiding elder,
Marshall, Mo., Arrow Rock. G. B
Bnapp; Bell Air and Bethlehem. T.
A. Hufflnc; Boonvlllo, J. W. Smith
Bunceton circuit L. L. PInnell ; Cal
ifornia, W. H. nargrovo- Chamois
circuit L. B. Edwards; Gilliam, H
P. Jones; Jamestown circuit, L
N. Pollock (supply) $ Jorff onon City
F. M. Burton; Linn, n. D. Puffine;
Malta JJend, Powel M. Cain, Mar
shall, A. It, Faris; Miami wid Mt.
CarraeL, W. P. Barrett; Pilot Grove
nd Pleasant Green; Lawrence Orr.
Russellvlllo circuit, R. W. Shcm-
wcll; Slater, W. n. Hester; Smith's
Chapel And Shlloh, S. G. Wellborn ;
Versailles, 8. P. Clayton; Vienna
circuit A. C. Clendonlng.
Circuit court has boon In ses
sion last wook and this with
Judgo Samuel Davis presiding. Tho
case disposed of to date axe as
Louis H. Haesomelcr vs, El'eabeth
Bozarth, quiet title, decree for
Geo. FcnwJck va. Raphael Thomp
on, damage for ahoootlng the
plaintiff's dogs. $15 awarded Fen
McKlnatry vs. C. & A., damages,
J. W. Day va, C. B, & Q Ryi
damage, settled and dlsaaissed.
Geo. T. Jenkin vs. Geo. Alex
ander, damage, settled by corn-
drug gist of this city, and of Sweet
Springs. At the time of his death
he represented a New Orleans
wholesale, drug house. Mr, Berry'
M. F. Blxler va. H. B. Dingier,
damage. Jury awarded. Bhler $0j.
Hugh Hayee et al vs. D. F. Man
nlng et al, time for filing bill of
B0n o !rSve? r ""J ,ier' exceptions extended to Nov. 7th.
asx. o. iiiHHw, ui inn cuy, xa TJu j5 u,e Cumberland Preaby-
whoe home the remains were'tu, cnurcn au(t
ought Tuesday morning; He F 0naa. R whlto Vfl n. N T,ns.
" i,,,f.XCel,a0UDB. m4n ' ley, quiet title, decree granted
fine ability: Hit-' funeral occurred i,intm i"
at the Hunter home Tuesday at
1.30 p. m. after which the remains
were laid beside the parents In
Ridge Park, cemetery.
BDMUND RANDOLPH, ion of
Mrs. James Randolph former Mar
nhall residents, died at Hutchinson,
Kansas, Tuesday Sept 17th, iat the
age at 34 years, after along Hi
ve' of consumption. His remains
iyere brought to Marshall and 113
to rest In the family lot in Ridge
'?? cemetery Friday.
., JOHT FOINDIXTBR, the Uttla
I'.'f. . ion of Mr, a4 Mrs, Joseph Poln
U A "lexl,, fUedi' t tfye'Jei' otf f h'l
.WWtiiti. on iNorth BruBs'wick-TiW,
WWW?X t the, age of four
jrm;-jiM'Ux- 'months, a the
'om br Biennis
. i ..k.: w .1- ar
' . ' V . HL - A. 1 '-f
ii ttt:Vwiiievimw -the
Leonard VanDyke va. George A.
Phillips, quiet title, decree granted
Lee P. 'Viley vs. H. L. Peak, de
cree granted for order of, sale.
Geo. R. Crockett ve. L. C. Elgin
sheriff acknowledges deed.
J. P. Thompson vs. unknown
heirs of Perry Crew et al, decree
tor plaintiff to quiet title.
Samp Wltcher vs. L. J. Rasse,
Jr. t al equity. Plaintiff permit
ted to sue 's .poor, person.
David Reeder 'va. O. W. John
ston, damage. Plaintiff., , takes
by O; W. JolwtWat ttyf Catho
lic church Whenhe WM .hwrt by
nonwwlt raeaaa practically dls
nOaMl of ..tbe -.wue. $U,M 'waa
aaked for. f.fi a
".'. ins 1 1 r , 4
A Bad Accident
John Hunt drove a team pf
mules and a wagon off a steep
embankment next a tin bridgo o
tho Sweet Springs road Friday-
I hoy wero coming homo from
the Sweet Springs Street fair
when the accident occurred. The
placo is at the, edgo of- the "bot
tom" road along Blackwator.
The night was very dark and
the fill next the bridgo where tho
mishap occurred is vory narrow.
The wagon slid over tho edire
of tho bank carrying with It Mr.
and Mrs. nunt nnd three small chll
dren and J. W. Wilcox, who was
riding with them.
Tho wagon overturned on tho
occupants and tho mules followed
the wngon, and added to the mix-up.
All of tho occunants luffnrncl
scrattches and bruises, Mrs. nunt
seeming to havo been tho worst
sufferer, ns she was pinned un
derneath tho wagon.
Ono of tho mules was quito bad
ly crippled, also.
ine place where tho accident
occurred Is very dangorous, es
pecially on nbad night, and it is
fortunato that tho Hunt family
nnd Mr. Wilcox escaped without
Good Times in Germany
Before ho loft for Germany sev
eral months ngo, we asked Chas.
Nlomoler to Investigate conditions
there as regards tho averago man.
Mr. NIcmelcr returned last week
and Informs us that compared to
some forty years ago, conditions,
havo Improved thoro very much
nnd tho average man Is comfort
able nnd contented, although hW
lot Is far from that of his Ameri
can brother. This year of course
Is a bad one on account of the
heavy rains and storms, which
have ruined crops nlmost entirely,
and winch Mr. Niemclor thinks
will causo. wheat to advanco in
Salaries In Gormany are now
doublfrlhe former wages. A labor
Ing man earns about 75c a day. On
tho farm where ho gets his meals
he gets about 50c. Bricklayers get
ji.75 a day. The poor man has
Anti-Single Tax Convention
Tho county convention of the
L it Ml A ...
Anu-singio xax Association was
held at the court house Monday
morning, Every township was
represented nnd It was a very en
, iir. al. T. Chastaln was elected
Chairman and H. W. Mertens scr.
tary nnd tho Marshall editors as
tut- - . .
no various townships were
asked to name ,t member each
on tho committees on Credentials,
Order of Business and Resolutions
Om't roll-call tho fnllnurlno. wnnn
- " " " " O TTW
nmcd In their respective order:
Arrow RockA. .T. rinvin. n v
Baker, Sam B. Thomnson.
Blackwater R. A. Tussev. S. If.
Cambridge-G. E. Wllmlne. Itobt
ntLand, Com P. Storts.
.. Clay-Orson King, E. L. Fields. J
Elmwood-J. J. McKeoVcr, Will
Lemmons, M. p. Cnrmcan.
.urnnu i-nss-II. O. White, D. F.
MOreland, Aug. Rokor.
Llberty-G. T. Reld, S. M. Leon
ard, A. L. Aulgur.
Mnmhnll Wm VtlMnn n r.
igney, D. D, Dugglns.
Mlaml-J. M. Parks, W, B. Mul
llns, G. N. Jackson.
Salt Fork-S. B. Cochran, Goo.
Leaton, W. L. Abnoy.
Salt Pond-Win. Illnkley Wm
DIcrker, John L. Goggln.
Following tho nnnolntmont of
the committees Judge A. H. Wall
er of Mobcrly mado a good talk.
are to bo voted upon at the com
ing November election and are
designated as the sixth and seven
th Amendments. ' '
state In attempting to make a con
stitution for Missouri. We hold
and claim that the people of Mis
souri are able to draft a suitable
And whereas, in said tlxth amend constitution without such Inter
ment, at la intended to exempt
from taxation all personal nroncr-
ty of every kind, Including money,
notes, oonus and other securities;
and it la also Intendod, therein to
exempt from taxation all buildings
and other improvements and place
tho whole burden of state, county
school and municipal expenses up
on tno land nnd town lots, with
out considering the improvements
And whereas, it is also Intend!
therein to absolutely destroy and
wlpo out tho present constitutional
limitations nnd restrictions unon
And wheren in the seventh pro
Ana whereas In the seventh mm.
posed amendment It Is In'cndoO.to
abolish tho present stato board of
equalization, and In lieu thereof to
create n so-called tax commission
to be composed of three members
to oo nppointcd by the Governor
nt a salary of not less than three
thousand six hundred dollars per
And whereas, said amendments
are now being urged by tho Joseph
Fels Fund Commission of America
a commission created by one
uunepn i-ois, a soap maker of
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, nnd is
now engaged In scndlne Its hlrid
men, with oily tongues, Into the
cities nnd throughout tho stnlo.
to deceive nnd mislead the voters
Attorney D. D. Dugglns closed
the session with an eloquent and
after which adjournment was tnk-f tho ,tato by Proclaiming that
en. ' ,n Btr,kIiK nil theio groat values
At tho afternoon session while' " ncmcnt of property that
waiting for tho committees to re
port F. E, Rlgnoy, Jr., made n
strong address against tho amend
ment. Mr. Rlgney was rather too
aovcre on tho Socialists. While
tho" amendment Is of n Socialistic
naturo and approved by most of
tnxca will thereby be reduced
And whereas, we believe tho vdt
era of the, -stato are overwhelming
ly opposed, to such amendments,
yet tho nppathy, heretofore shown
In voting mpon constitution
amendments, renders it necessary
To Vote Own Convictions
Jefferson City, Mo September 21
Gov. nadlcy has made It clear
to all of his appointees that they
aro free to support whatever can
didate for the presidency thcyde
slro and that they are In no senso
obligated to pursue the same
course he does.
This became known to-night co
incident with the report that Col.
Pierce of Maryviile, of the Board
of Manngers of the St Joseph Asy
lum, had joined tho now party.
Pierce had been on the fence since
tho Chicago convention, being ono
of tho few appointees of the gov
ernor who has not announced for
Gov. Hadley next Thursday will
announce his position upon presi
dential candidates In a speech nt
tho Republican state campaign In
When asked tonight about the
reported release of all appointees
from obligations to follow him.
Gov. nadlcy snld no ono by reason
of holding apolitical Job under
him waa under nny obligations to
support the presidential candidate
for whom ho nnnounces unless' of
their own free will.
but little, prospect excopt KJrfa10t,L
work. As a result of tho low wage
ana nign cost of necessaries, tho
entire family must work-father,
mother nnd children.
nogs aro selling there now at
08 "gulden" or $17.00 a hundred,
and cattlo the same, which shows
clearly how much meat the aver
age family can afford.
forvta.kidBei i asdympathyjl
Real Estate Transfers
R Flnloy et al to Elizabeth
Robertson lots 6, 6, block 42
Marshall ... &$W
Clara E Shellenborger to W H
Rigglns and William Land 30-40-21
Mary E Brown to Louis King
150' ft off 300 ft Browns lot
sweet springs 1795
Same to 8 C Nealo 150 ft samo
lot aweet Springs 1675
Ruth V Bush to G V Bush 100
acre H-5I-31 10MI
G V Bush to Ruth V Bush, 22
acre in i-5i-ai mt
Chas H. Keller to F. W.
Benning lota 7 and 10 block
3 Millers add Sweet Spring: 2251
same Jlaughton et al to Robt.
Campbell lot 10 block 6 En-
gusn aua Marshall 30
h A Doughty to Roy Burgard
iota lis, 114 Henrys add Mar
snau ...... ., 109
T C Raney to John and Sam:
Bobbins 20 acre 14-151-21
John Bobbin et al to R H
Dugglns 80 acre 14-51-21 l
R H Dugglns to Geo V Bush
w acre in i-l-2l 350
C J Wheeler to Geo. V Bush
20 acres In 14-51-21 igj
Jennie Bobbins to Geo V.
ovsi zo acre in 14-51-21 600
C fJ ClarW to J M Walker 40
acre In 2-48-21
C Jj .Elgin by sheriff (to W B
Elgin 40 acre In 7-49-10 ...
Same .to Margaret A Elgin '&
Viola ,G B McCoy 40 acre
the city members, tho country So-lV? ca.1.1 tho nttcnt'n of the voters
ciausis uo not favor it. ......, importance 01 vot-
Tho report of tho credentials ,nff .N0 upon tho 8amc' n 'all
committee was then read and ap- I"? Voto thorc00" moans ono
proved. Tho following Is the com a, voto for thc 8C"mc.
plrtc list of delegates, as reported i n'11wh questions In
by the commltteo: volved nro non political, but tovery
Arrow Rock townshlp-L. Potrv. 1 uw,,,n a nomo,.or who
tnas. uanor, John Dakor, A. J.
Davis, Frank R. Brockway, S. B.
Thompson, Arch Giegory. L. E.
Marshall, We. July II, 1IR
Corrected weekly by.-the Marshal
Rgga..... lie dei.
Heas , 1 l.aelb.
Roosters . ie
Qeese 5c "
Butter ...... 17c
Turk.vs..- .....-.. 10c
Cambrldgo townshlp-Com. P.
Storts, R. H. Kerr, T. F. nupp, O.
n. Wplfsklll, G. E. Wllmlng, Dan E
McCorralck, 0. A. Jeter, T. R. Nor
veil, Ed Cheatham proxy M. L. Gil
Ham, R. n. Land, L. M. Thompson,
Ormund Hupp, Joseph Llnoberry,
J. C. Oroar proxy Ralph Dugglns.
Clay Township-Frank Lclnkuhl-
er, A. B. Sopor, Travis Spencer,
Luclan Field, Orson King, O. P.
Grand Pass township D. T. More
land, Aug. Reker, H. G. White, S.
M. Callaway, J. D. Price, M. W.
Walker, C. F. Yancy, Fred Pitt
,man, Geo. Nye, J. W. Cochran.
liberty townsh!p-J. n. Lakln, A
L. -Aulgur, O. T. Reed, T. C. Dennis
T. J. Johnsoa, C. R. Elliott, S. M.
Leonard J. M. Henley.
Marshall townshlp-M. T. Chas
taln, A. J. Haynes, Geo. Ohlendorf
L. V. Caldwell, Wm. Kllngcr, I. M.
Dawes, Stephen Keehart, F. E.
Rlgnoy, Jr., Geo. Weber, T. C.
Jones, R. C. Winslow, W, S. Newell
J. A. Walker, G. A.- Radford, J. M.
Terrlll, Jacob VanDyke, A. M.
Quthrey,, D. D. Dugglns.
Miami Townshlp-R. M. nuyett
J, W4. Blackburn, A 8. Taj lor proxy
W, B. Mullens, R. C. Banna, W. A.
8. JJyland G. N. Jackson, J. C.
Haynio E. W. Hawkins, Geo. Hol
me, J. M. Parks, n. W. Mertlns,
Blrawood township M. F. Car
mean, R. B. Wright, A. H. Orr, J.
H. .Deal, J. J. Robertson, Joe
Mlkels, J. J. McKeever, W. n. Wil
son Lewis nerrlng, Joe Flair.
Salt Fork townshlp-W, L. Ab-
ney,, B. D. Cochran, Geo. Leaton, T.
Salt Pond township J. L, Gog
gln, Qeo. King, Wm Dlerker, Wm.
haa a cViim to own one. hownvpr
so humble. Is dlroitly and vitally
Interested In defeating ouchnmend
Therefore bo It resolved "that this
convention this day assembled, at
Marahall, Sairno county, Missouri,
that wo emphatically and uncon
ditionally condemn such measures
as unjust, Inequitable, Iniquitous
That said amendments can not
bo supported upon any moral or
equitable ground whatever.
That said amendments arc intend
ed, under tho teaching of nenry
George, to absolutely destroy the
title to real estate.
That -wo do not bellovo in the
teaching of nenry George, that It
is a crime to own real estate.
That the adoption of such amend
menta would place additional bur
dona upon tho real estate wwhich
result In confiscating land and
absolutely destroys all land val
ue. Be It further resolved that no
man, outeldo of the Stato Lunatic
Asylum, would make such a con
tract In dealing with his fellow
man, ,aa the voters of this at
are naked to make by Agreeing to'
pay ,tne tnree commissioners not
lea than $3,600.00 per. year each.
m tho appointees of the Governor
without any limitation as to tho
amount they are to receive.
Be It further resolved that we
condemn the said amendments for
the reason that tho adoption of
the- aame would destroy the con
stitutional .limitations upoa the
rate of taxation.
Reeolved further, that we hore
and now pledge ourselves to use
all honorable means to defeat such I
measures by erasing the word "yes'
and voting 'W upon such amend
Reeolved further that the dele?
Tho Missouri Stato Fair opens
tomorrow with fine prospects.
Daniel Mooncy, 50 years of age,
fell under n moving train Satur
day while attempting to board It
and had a leg cut off.
Miss Lucille May, n young act
ress of Paris, Mo., was shot at
Vlnccnne. Ind Siturday night by
n rejected suitor who then com
Onco In awhile tho fool gets his
Just dues. Wallace Spurgcon, a
nineteen year old boy was ''show
ing off" with an "empty" revolver
at Klrkwood last Saturday by
pointing It nt other nnd snapping
It no tried tho trick on himself
nnd was killed Instantly, xi car
tridge being In tho cylinder un
known to himself. No more np-
luujniuvv I-IIUIIIK CUU1U D(J WISnCU
Cards of Thanks
Wo desire to extend our heart
felt thanks to our relatives and
friends for tho sympathy and beau
tltul floral offerings. Also to Rev
Smith for his consoling words.
Fannlo Wright and daughters.
County School Superintendent J
S. Lynch has Issued tho schedule
of local teachers' meetings for the
vear as follows: Miami. Scntember
21; Sweet Springs, October 5 Sla
ter, October 12; Stonewall, Octo
ber 19; Malta Bond, October 26;
Napton, November 2; Herndon,,
NovemberlO. Teachers are requir
ed to attend two of these meet
ings In order to get proper cred
its on their certificates. Slater
Louis Weber, Louis Meyer. T?n.w JfIi0''
be Instructed and urged to bys
tematlcally organize their rospec
tlve townahlps, by school dis-t
trlcta and' see that every voter
therein fully understands the
questions submitted and also un
Louis Eckhot Herman Stelnkuhler
August Plnkepank, Wm. Blnkley.
Blackwater township W, P le.R.
A.,Tuaey, John Walker, B. Taylor
Thomas Stone, R. L. nandley.
The report of the committee on dertand the manner of IndiPiMn
permanent organization and order .how to. vote, thereon.
Resolved that we recommend
that "Bureau of Information" be
established at some convenient
place to the polla, at each precinct,
and that full information be given
upon election day to any parson
asking for same,
.Reeolved further, that aa Mis
sourlans, we denounce the Inter
ference ot noareetdeats of thlt
of business was adopted as read.
Also the report of the committee
on. xeaolulons. The resolutions
were as follows.:
TWherea, there have been submit
ted .to the votora to the state 'of
Mlaaquri, trough the initiative pe-
Alas . . . . . -
uuon, two conatltuUonal amend
.wenta; 4n; reference, to Revenue
and i Taxation, which amendments
S. M. Witt of Miami and Miss
Minnie Yunker of Sedalla wore
married in the parlor of the Ruff
Hotel Saturday by Rov. Thos. L.
Powell. L. C. Gaunt and, J. 'S. M.
nuff were witneases.
Letcher Wood, Slater
Florence Bond, Slater
Albert Parker, coL, Arrow Rock
Mildred Edwarda, coL. Arrow Rock
Nelson Chess, col. Marshall
Jennie Jone, coL, Marshall
Cha. W. Hlncher, Blackburn
Maude Harris, Blackburn f
S. W. Witt, Miami
Minnie Yunker, Sedalla t
Andereon Payne, coL, Slater
Oletha Harris, col. Slater
Armatead Fcater, coL. MarVii
Bebecca Booker, col., Marshall
Wax Boyd, coL, Marshall
BetUe Hlncher, coL, Marshall
Isaac Freeman, coL, Marshall
Georgia Carter, col, Sweet Sprlaga
Otis Savior, Knobnoster
, Stella Canada Sweet Springs