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HIGH HILL DISTRICT.
Mrs. Grace Davis DeadOther
Interesting Fersonal Mention.
Mrs. Laura Harnes who ha
been visiting her children hen
since Mar left Thursday for hot
home in Texas.
Irvin Smith of Arkansas lsiteil
homefolks here lust Sjitimlay and
Mr. and Mrs. Lanham vent
Monday to spend the wcrk will:
Mr. Innhniii's fathiT who is r
feeble, 'iving near Ashland.
John Kedi.er and wife contem
plate a trip to Indiana snon t
John Tot kin is completing a
barn for John (iallop and jroes
next to build one for Mrish
TJev. W. D. Pulis left Monday
for Monroe City to assist Uev. M.
1.. llihb in a revival meet in?.
Mrs. Lurk Spencer lias been on
the sick list but is able 1 be out
Isaac Dyer and wife southeast
of Mexico visited I. V. Pidis and
wife also W. D. Pulis ami family
of this district Inst Saturday and
Sunday. Their visit was much en
joyed. This neighborhood was much
saddened by the death of Grace
(Parksl Davis who had been ill
for some time of typhoid fever.
She left a devoted husband and
mother and sisters hut saddest of
all stie left a sweet little babe only
five or six months old. We ex
tern! sympathy to all and especial
ly to the mother who has been so
often called on to trivc up so many
loved ones, but may the Lord's
will be ours.
Anna (Drown) Tens of Kansas
City. fJrandma Roberts of near
llallsville. Rnbv Spotswood of
near Mexico and Mrs. John P.ot
kin and Mrs. Kdsrar Sims visited
at !iver Sims' Wednesday of last
K'-v. W. D. Pulis and family re-liiMi-d
Saturday from a visit
with Mrs. Pulis' mother. Mrs. W.
S. Kdwards. smitliea-l of Mexico.
NOTICE OF THE SUBMIS
SION of a RorosmoN TO
THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
ATTJRAIN COUNTY, MISSOURI,
FOR THE PURPOSE Or AU
THORIZING THE INCURRING,
BY SAID COUNTY, OF A BOND
ED INDEBTEDNESS. IN THE
SUM OF TWENTY-FIVE
THOUSAND DOLLARS, FOR
THE PURPOSE OF BUILDING
A NEW JAIL AT MEXICO, MIS
-0Uee is ijeieov iriven that on
Tuesday, November 5th. 1112. at
ti e Oi iiei al EleetiiMi for State and
County officers. R proposition will
be submitted to the iialifiel
voters of Audrain ( utility. Mi
souri. for the purpose of authoriz
ing the iiieuniiitr. by said fVtun'y
of a bonded indebtedness in tip
sum of Twenty-live Thousand Dol
lars, i .'!.". Oon ) for the purpose of
building a new Jail at the City of
Mexico, the County Seat of said
County, said bonds to be issued
for a period of one. two. three,
four and five years, and bear in
terest at the rate of five per cent
(o per cent) per annum the in
crease of tax levy caused by said
indebtedness, to be six (6 1 cents
on the one hundred dollars ($100
assessed valuation, ihe cost of the
building of the said new Jail not
In exceed the sum of Twenty-Five
Thousand Dollars r.2o.0iin;.
I. J. B. Craham. Clerk of the
County Court, do hereby certify
the above and foregoing to be a
true copy of the order of publica
tion as made by our said County
Court, on the 2nd day of Septem
ber. 1912. as the same appears of
record in my office.
.Witness my hand and seal of
haid Court, done at oftice in Mex
ico, this oth day of September.
(Sean J. B. Ciraham.
Clerk of the Audrain County
Fire broke out in the roof of
W. L. Kent's home late Thursday
afternoon. A small bole burn, d
thru the roof, fire catching from
A. L. Mundy and family visited
Mr. Mundy 's sistcr'a, Mrs. Lue
Iludasill, near Skinner, last Sat
urday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hersi I Davis of
near Fulton are visiting Mrs.
Davis' sisters, Mrs. Win. Asbery
and Mrs. Pih hi r, and brother,
The meeting closed at Olivet last
Mr. and Mrs. Henry liudasill of
! near Strother visited Otto I'arpen
' : r and v. lie last Sunday.
Mrs. ( lay Berry and Mrs. John
, Mundy are visiting Mrs. Phillip
1 Wedniun, of St. Louis, and also
Uev. and Mrs. Walton.
Mrs. l'Unt of near llallsville
lli.ls been i.sitillg he!' hOll, Dr. J. F.
I'lxnt. for the last two weeks.
Mis. Forrest Clements of near
Vu'lioine. Mn., is the guest of her
M,ter. M I S. 1,'illiel t M lllel .
Winston Miller of Memphis,
Trim., who has been seriously ill
m tvphoid fever for some lime, is
thought to be u little better so the
last letter states.
Kev. A. K. liiireh is expected to
commence a protracted meeting
tomorrow (Tuesday) night.
F.vcryoiie is cordially invited to
Those repairing their homes are
Jno. Cawthorn, Forest Berry, Wm.
Sneed and Felix Martin.
An Optical Plant for Mexico.
Another enterprise that will be
of great benefit to the residents
of this community will shortly be
established by one of our most
prominent business firms.
Mr. W. 1). Hunter, of the Merry
Optical Company, yesterday
closed a contract with the It. R.
Worrell Jewelry Company, for
the installation of a complete out
fit of automatic lens grinding ma
chinery, including cutters, edgers,
polishers and drillers, all to be
operated by an electric motor.
Mr. Worrell stated that the
growth of his firms optical busi
ness in the fitting and repairing
of plasses necessitated the instal-
ation of modern automatic ma
"We will carry a complete
lock of lens in the rough state,"
said Mr. Worrell, "and cut any
size or shape in both inserts and
rimless that a customer may
"This will enable us to supply
a cylindrical or compound lens in
a few hours and will eliminate the
upleasant delay made necessary
by having to send to the factory
to match or replace a broken lens
There will be no necessity for
anyone going to the city to get
their glasses, as wel will be able
to supply not only our own cus
tomers. but also the oculists and
opticians in the surrounding ter
"Optical machinery is very ex
pensive and the large additional
stock we will carry means quite
an investment, but we believe the
reputation of The House of
Quality must be maintained by
keenine up to date in every de
Statement of Ownership
Of Mexico Missouri Messagp.
published weekly at Mexico, Mo .
required by the act of Congress.
A n (rust 241912.
Name of editor, publisher hnl
nwner, John Real.
(Sipned I John TWI.
Sworn to and subscribed be
fore me this 28th day of Sept..
(Seal) Jno. W. Howell,
My commission expires Nov. 1.
NOTICK OK FINAL KETTLKM KNT.
Notice i- hereby tfiven th:it final
settlement of the estate of M. H. Mc
i 'hp. deceased, will l.e made at the
November term of the l'rolnite Court
of Audrain County, Missouri, on the
ecind Monday in November, 1912.
W. 11. McCue.
Oct. :i. VA'l.
I Money to Loan.
I have a large sum of money to
loan on farms at low rates and on
j easy term. N
J. TV- Howell, Mexico, Mo.
J. P. POWELL
Horse Blankets, Lap Robes,
Harness, in fact all kinds of
Horse Apparels. Also a nice
line of Gasoline Engines.
J. P. POWELL
East Side Square
S. D. Stocks made an anti-single
tax speech at Benton City
Tuesday night. Hons. E. A. Shan
non and A. C. Whitson made
speeches against the single tax at
Laddonia last Friday night.
FREE! FREE! FREE!
At the urgent request of many, who for various
n.-aHoiiH could not bee him last month and to give all a
chance to get well,
The Famous Specialist of Chicago will give
On His Coming Visit To
Mexico, fi1o Ringo Hotel
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1912.
9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
Patient Required to Pay Only Cost of Treatment Used
Returning Every Four Weeks.
Young, Middle-Aged or Old Men
Suffering from NorrousnesB, Ditzinens, Confusion of ideas, ATersion to
society, Defecti8 Memory, Nervous Debility, Sleepliness, Weakness
and ExhauiMon, treated by latest methods and cure.
All Chronic and Nervous Diseases Treated
CONSl'ITATfON FREE AND CONPinRNTIAI.
Correspondence solicited and symptom blanks on application.
Dr. Prstlyman ,11 Chicago, Illinois.
Everybody's cloin' it. WHAT?
Going to the
ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
Opens October 4. Closes October 12
Low Hates And Special Trains
TO AM) fuum
CHICAGO & ALTON
"The Only Way" to "The Only Fiir"
THIS YEAR'S FAIR will be the very best Fair ever held
The attraction far exceed any previous years. Monoplane
and Biplane Flights. Mile. (; arm of Havana, Cuba, rides
down an inclined plane in an Automobile, and turns a triple
somersault. Baloon Ascensions with Parachute Drop.
Moton ule and Autoinojiile Knees, and hundreds of other
attractions, all in addition to the immense exhibit of Horses
Cattle, Sheep, Swine and Poultry. '
THE CHICAGO 5c ALTON will make very low rates to
Springfield from all sections of its line in Illinois with liberal
limits. You can't afford to miss this j ear's State Fair.
For rates, time of trains and other information consult
T. L. Marshall, Ticket Agent, Mexico, Mo.
D. It. Sticklin and wife, C. T.
Jesse, Mrs. Marshall Faddis and
P. T. Bruce attended the Baptist
Association at UdIou, 10 miles
southeast of Mexico, as delegates
from Bethlehem. i
la iradutu ot th Collmtr of rhysirians
nd Surtteons, Nw York City, on of the
m.. lit notabla of IU kind In Amrrica. The
doctor has had special courses of study In
EYE, NOSE. THKOAT. CHRONIC and
NERVOUS DISEASES, in tha srrat b.l
lnvua and Charity Iluspitals of Nw York
Tha doctor spent the summer of 1909 in
Europe, where ha did special work in London
hospitals, after visiting the large hospitals
of Paris, Berlin, Edinburgh and other cities.
l:K TREATS Catarrh. Rinsing in th
Ear. Deafneaa. Disease of th Eye. Ear,
Nose. Threat. Lunrs. Stomach. Heart Liver,
Kidneys. Bowels and Bladder. Nervous Dis
eases, Epilepsy (Fits). Rheumatism, Blood
and Skin Troubles and all Female Diseases.
Notice of Final Settlement.
Notice is hereby Riven to nil
creditors and others interested in
the estate of Sarah A. Basket t, de
ceased, that the undersigned
executor of said estate intends to
make a final settlement thereof, at
the next term of the Probate
Court in the County of Audrain,
Missouri, to be holden at the
Court House in the City of Mex
ico, in said County, on the second
Monday in November, 1912.
T. J. Baskett, Executor of the
estate of Sarah A. Baskett, De
ceased, .1. P. Harper visited his daugh
ter, Mrs. E. G. Koch, at Moberly,
last week. Mr. Koch is an em
ployee on the Wabash railroad
between Moberly and St. Louis.
19 the name of the big fifteen
thousand dollar serial story
which will appear in The
Weekly Kansas City Star soon,
for the. newspaper rights of
which the author received $15,
000. The story, pronounced
the greatest this popular novel
ist has written, will not be pub
lished as a book until it has run
serially in this newspaper.
The theme is the Italian
Mafia, and against that sinister
background the author has
thrown the softer colors of an
absorbing and fascinating love
story, The story, while tragic in
tone, has the humor, spright
liness and action that have
characterized his previous sue
"The Net" will be continue
in liberal installments each
week, with fifteen poweifu
illustrations by Howard tliles
The subscription price of The
Weekly Kansas City Star is 25
cents a year.
Subscribe now and avoid
missing a copy.
The Weekly Kansas City Star
Kansus City, Mo.
$7.00 to Springfield, 111., and Re
turn. On special train leaving Mexico
Wednesday, Oct. 9th, arriving at
Springfield 12;.J0 p. m.. Good to
return ou special leaving Spring
field, Oct. 11th, 8:30 p. m.
For further particulars see T.
Are you going to California?
Do you want to be extra comfort
able on the trip at no extra cost.
Would you like to have a first
rate, good uatured, thoroughly
competent and well informed con
ductor go through on the trip with
you, a man who is specially sel
ected and paid by our Railroad
Company to look after your com
fort? Such a man goes through with
each of our "Personally Con.
ducted" parties. Wo chose men
specially fitted for this work.
Mon who are courteous and kindly,
who have niado the trip many
times and thoroughly understand
If you can arrange to leave, be
tween September 25 and October
10, let me know quickly, and I
can save you a considerable sum
of money, as during that period
iicKeis at greatly reduced rates
will be on sale to all points in the
far west and northwest. Ki'ht
now is the time for you to begin
to get ready. Don't leave your
arrangements until the last min
ut. l'lease call at my office or write
and tell me on what date you can
get away,- how many there will be
in your party, and I will make all
arrangements for you and take
the details oil your mind. T. L.
Marshall, Ticket Agent, Burling
ton Route. Mexico, Mo.
R. 0. McPHEETERS
Licensed Kmbalmer. Eight
Years Experience. Work
Guaranteed. Complete Line
of Undertaking Goods.
Phone, Store 5.'J
Nlifht Phone, "8
Azdell Furniture Co.
THE HOME OF
PARMA WOOD VIOLET
See Our Linel
I . J B. Lowry
Sheet Iron Worker
S UTH F POST OFF CE
Dr. C. M. COWHERD
Office, Firrill Livery Barn
Oltlce l'hone.City 108 Mutual 7
A., ir-i. T A.
OF RUSH BILL, MO.
Meet, Monday night on or
ber0re full moon in nrh month.
Hedgeda'a Sohobl House.
D. L. ROGERS, President.
VAL ELDEL, JR., Sec.
CLARENCE A. BARNES
Southern Bank Building.
I have money to loan on
farms and town prop
erty at low rates and
bent of terms. Call or
write. . , .
Alonzo C. Whitson
Notary Public . .
Over Savings Bank.
C. A. WITHERSPOON,
MEXICO - Mo
Office: South Side of Square
MalMMMaMa IftraraM a m H amm
S. D. STOCKS
Attornty-aMaw and Notary Public
B 8IDE SQUARE, MEXICO, MO.
The Farmers' Town Mutual
Fire Insurance Co.
Erery dollr kept In circulation
in the community htlpa increase
property valu.. Every dollar
sens out of this comoiunity, that
could as well be spent here, hin
ders the wheels of progress and
helps build up some other com
munity at your expense.
Have Your Property Insured in
This Home Co., both in Town
and County. Fro Ligbtnino;
W. L. FOWLES, Sec'y.
An Appeal to Democrat.
St. Louis,' Mo., Oct. 2. The
Democratic National Committee
has called upon every state to
contribute its proportion to ,.
fund for carrying on the National
Campaign, and has asked Mis
souri to contribute Fifty Thous-
and Dollars. The City of St.
Louis will raise Twentv-fiv
Thousand Dollars of this amount
and the remaining Twenty-five
Thousand Dollars has been np.
portioned to the one hundred and
fourteen counties of the State.
A Chairman of a Committee to
raise its allotment has been no-
pointed in every county in Mis
souri and the name of the Chair
man of your County appears be
The success of the National
Ticket can be assured if the
National Committee is provided
immediately with the funds nec
essary to pay the legitimate ex
penses of the campaign.
We appeal to Democrats thru-
ont the State to aid in this work
and we ask every Democrat ie
newspaper to give as wide pub
licity as possible to this matter,
and to aid the Chairman of the
County Committee iu getting up
his allotment. Will you kindly
respond to this call and mail to
this office a copy of whatever you
publish in this connection t
Relying upon your fidelity to
the cause and believing that v.e
shall have your support, we await,
with confidence your favorable
consideration and immediate
action. Sain Locke, Mexico, is
your County Chairman.
Jno. C. ifoberts, Chairman.
New State of
New Mexico Needs You
Thousands of groat opportuni
ties are going to waste for lack
of people to embrace them.
The Pecos Valley is the most
favored spot of the new Suite and
of the whole southwest.
Farming by Irrigation
Means all risks eliminated. oN
drouths, no floods, no crop failure.
Do you want 'to better your
condition? If so, let me tell you
more about this land of sunshine,
the glorious climate, the wonder
ful opportunities. Act at once
before the glorious opportunity
passes! Investigate! Ask me.
I know quite a lot about this
country and will tell you the truth
in regard to it.
B. W. HALE
Lake Arthur, New Mexico
Dr. W. II. Hickman, Osteo
pathic Physician, Pasqueth Bldg.
NOTICE OP PINAL SETTLEMENT.
Notice is hereby ylven that lin.il
Ntt foment of the estate of Jhiiics
Ufodsoe, ileooiiNHd, will lie mnile at llm
November term of the l'rolinte Court uf
Audrain County. Missouri, on the sc
ond Monday In November, 1012.
K. O. McCreery and Ella Bledsou
Sept. 2l, M2.
Missouri State Fair,
The Chicago & Alton Railroad
will sell round trip tickets to Se-
daha, Mo., Sept. 27th to Oct. 3rd,
good to return up to Oct. 7th, for
only $2.95. For further informa
tion see T. L. Marshall.
MONEY TO LOAN
On good Real Estate Security
Reasonable Rates and Easy Torras
LAKENAN & BARNES
30 yar in the Business here.
Smith & Barnes Pianos
Is tN. Cnntioti
Tuning and Repairing done also
All Work Guaranteed.