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VOL. IS
MEXICO, MISSOURI, NOV. 28, 1912
NO. 2
Miss
IS FOUND DEAD
IN KIS BED
Thomas A. Anderson, about il
vi'iirs old, unmarried, im-sk I insjf
villi h im widowed sister at Wor
cester, this county, Mrs. Stoney
IJccil, was found dead in liis bed
at iilioitt six o'clock last Saturday
niorijiiiir. He liud been in liis
usual pood health ami gathered
corn in the field the day before.
II,. went to bed a little after '.)
o'clock the night Of his death but
had not gotten under the covers
It is believed he died of heart
failure,' when sitting down on the
fjpe of the bed fell over and died
without n call or struggle.
Presley A. (Jack) Anderson, n
brother, of New Florence, Mo.,
Mis. Fannie Hart, a sister, of
Ctil'H. Mo., ami II. T. Ma
hrnv and wife, Mrs. Mabry being
I sister of deceased, of Bcllflower,
Jn., attended the funeral at Wor
tester Sunday morning, which
iras conducted by Rev. M. E.
flilib, of Perry, who was an old-
time acquaintance and friend of
deceased. The body was shipped
to Hellrlower for burial.
A. C. Anderson, a brother of
deceased, 51 years old, died at
Worcester July 28, 1!11, in some
what the same way; was walking
along the road with a neighbor
when he fell dead.
RUSH HILL ITEMS.
.1. V. Coleman and daughter,
Miss May, spent several days last
week visiting friends in the King
dom of Callaway.
Solomon Fox of Mexico visited
ft.'atives here last week. ...
II. C. Carnes and w ife wore
shopping in Mexico last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alva Bethel have
returned to their home in Kansas
after having visited friends and
relatives here for some time.
The Ladies A. and M. Society
met in regular session last week
with Miss Beulah Cornet t. (Juite
a few members were present ami
also two visitors. After a well
rendered program Miss Beulah
Cornett, assisted by Mrs. II. C.
Carnes. served light refreshments.
A most enjoyable afternoon win
H'cnt. The society will meet next
with Mrs. Riley Hodges.
Miss Callie Green of Columbia
iaviiiting friends and relatives at
this place.
Mrs. J. V. Wilkins of Mexico
visited her sister, Mrs. Henry
Ernst, one day last week.
Everett Underwood and wi fl
are visiting relatives here.
Hro. Leonard preached two ex
(client sermons' at the Christian
church Sunday.
L. D. Vzzcll, of St. Louis, is
litre visiting relatives.
The tax collector was in our
town Monday. Taxes are like
everything else, 'way up.
The 1. N. A. gave an oyster
nd ice cream supper last Satur
day night, which was well attend
ed. EAST HALLSVILLE
Mrs. Herman Knigge and
(lien were Mexico visitors
ehil-
ll'St
week.
0- F. Donavan and family spent
Sunday with Henrp Allen rml
family of YouiiL'crs.
S. "Wolfolk made a business
,r' to Columbia last week.
0- F. Donovan butchered four
togs Monday, weighing from 2!'0
to :i50. That's some hogs.
Say, Old Montana, come again.
B. A. Powell, the contractor,
has begun work on the nnlc of
"ew rock road north of Mcx'uo.
Mrs. Fannie Hart, of Cuba. Mo..
visiting her sister, Mrs. Stoney
Heed, of Worcester, this county.
SKINNER PENCILINGS.
Two Big Farms Cold Hogs Dy.
in From Cholera.
Crisp, wintry weather.
Harry Householder has com
pleted his corn pen and barn .......
biued, a 50xG(J feet structure. -Alex
Carpenter recently pur.
cnase.I 2,000 bushels of good
neavy corn at 50 cents.
James It. Spurling has about
pnmTil.t.n.l 1.;..
.us new seven room
modern house. It's a beauty.
Charley Osborne is Hearing the
completion of his modern, up-to-date
house. Twill be a joy for
ever. James Curry has built an addi
tion to his barn.
J . W. Ilalloway's new concrete
arched gateway is sure a ilandv.
Rev. Egan Herndon filled his
regular appointments at Liberty
. I. a . : . i ,
me mini Sunday. Un coming to
church that night he was thrown
from his buggy by striking a
stump and was pretty badly
bruised on the right side by com
ing in contact with the wheel. At
first he thought he would be un
able to preach but, Christian sol
dier that he is, he rallied and
wouldn't let Teddy out do him.
Rev. J. L. Prosser filled his
regular appointment at Bethle
hem Saturday and Sunday. T,nre-e
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crowds nt each meeting.
Misses Minnie Sievers, Ola
Hamilton, Mary Stowers, Messrs
Sam Lewis and Alvin Ehret at
tended the Baptist convention nt
New Bloomfield recently. They
went as delegates from Bethle
hem.
There will be a pie supper given
at Strother school house Saturday
night, Nov. 30th.
A Thanksgiving ' entertainment
will be pulled off nt the Fox Sem
inary Wednesday night, Nov. 27.
The preceptress, Miss Mable Ma
lum, is giving excellent satisfac
tion.
Miss Mary Stowers entertained
a few of her friends Satuday night
in a very becoming manner.
A play party was given at Win.
Fisele's Friday night. A grand
time reported by all present.
Mr. and Mrs. Judge Spurling;
entertained a whole bunch of
friends Sunday at dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. DeJarnatt
entertained their children Sunday,
viz: Dr. Willie De Jarnatt. Dr.
Hale De Jarnatt and family, of
the Prairie (ueen. and Mr. and
Mrs. John Harvey Kudasill.
Miss Ola Hamilton is trying to
be a Utile sick the past week.
Frank A. Khret and J. Wntt
llolloway have shaken the dust
from their heels and bid tin' corn
field good-bye for this season.
That dreaded hog disease is still
in our midst, taking away nearly
all the herd when once into it.
Henry Yoder departed for Iowa
last week. Henry's many friends
regret to see him leave.
Clarence Berrey sold an 80 acre
farm ,to Lewis Rudasill at $(" per
acre, also David Wilson sold to
same party 40 acres at same price.
Charley and Phillip Meyer
have bought the Mrs. Belle Moore
farm of 350 acres at $02.50 an
acre.
Mrs. De Jarnelt returned home
from a week's visit with relatives
in Callaway and Moniteau coun
ties. Mrs. Hudson Dead.
Mrs. Mary E. Hudson. "'"I jea Is
old, died at the home of her sis
ter in this city last Saturday,
Mrs. K. M. Dean. The funeral
was held Sunday afternoon. Mrs.
Hudson came to Mexico from Bos
ton, Mass., 15 years ago.
Frank Sannebeek has bmighl
the grocery store and meat mark-
et he formerly owned from
f. C
jKing.
SOME INTERVIEWS.
A. D. Jackson's Riddle D. W,
Thompson's Trade "Giles"
Green.
James Lynch: 1 am a substi
tute on the petit jury lor another
man. Jury service will do in cold
weather but deliver me when the
warm days come.
A. I). Jackson: Here, Mr. Edi
tor, is an item. I got it second
hand, don't know whether a R.
publican or a Mooser is the
author. It is this: Wilson, ;
Major, 1-2; Roosevelt, 0-2-1, and
lull, 0-2-1-2. lfs a riddle, solve it
D. W. ThomiiKoii ! V,.u At,.
I ' v n, nil,
Editor, I am going to have a big
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t'.iuiic saie ine Jru ol next month
and intend to mnvo in Movi..A I
v fHAUU. J
iiave traded my 5 acre farm for
the old W. II. Keiinan property,
on North Jeff CTSOI1 Ktri'ct (Ivor
acre of ground. 1 have had sever-
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hi oners io sell it at advanced fig
ures. 1 think it will make an
ideal town home.
Giles Green: The charge by
that .Michigan editor giving cre
dence to the report that Roose
velt was shot by a cartridge load-
wilh u dried pea that the at
tack on the Colonel in Milwaukee
was arranged is very amusing to
me. I have been telling the boys
here in Mexico all along that it
was not a lead bullet that hit
Theodore. I never joke you know.
John S. Bybee. 1 was raised in
Howard county. Later I came to
Audi ain, because 1 thought 1 was
coining to a better county, and 1
have lived here long enough to
have been well "shown." - About
CO years ago I remember to have
seen a drove of 25 big fat deer
within five miles of Mexico. They
were bunched and grazing near a
big boulder on the farm now own
ed by Mr. Ilebel, near Molino. At
that time this farm was probably
owned by Bill O. Johnson, later
owned by John M. Beagles now
living near Sedalia. That boulder
is still there; it is near the electric
railway right-of-way. Joe Hardin
and Abe Tinsley were candidates
for the Legislature from Audrain
at the time 1 refer
to.
liar
.I'll
heat Tinsley three v.ites. Mr.
Hardin was a brother of the late
Gov. Chas. II. Hardin.
WEST DULY.
R. M. Dakins and family are go
ing back to Boyle, Miss., to their
old home. Sorry-they don't stay
here. Twenty-three members of
S,in Rise church surprised them
Sunday by going to the Dakin
home taking their dinner. All
enjoyed it very much.
Rey. Taylor preached two good
sermons at Sun Rise, morning and
night.
George Spender of Cent nil ia
made a visit in this vicinity to old
neighbors and friends last week,
Saturday night, the 7t!' of Dee.
there wll be an agricultural lect
ure at Sun Rise church. It will be
the beginning of a y :; of
lectures.
N. Hill of Centralia is drilling
a well for W. W. Polloek on what
is known as the B. F. Orear place.
Henry Rudasill rnd wife and
daughter, Mrs. Platte, sper.t Sun
day at P.. Morrnll's.
Ed. T. Sims, out beyond Gaul,
subscribes for the Mess-air". Mr.
Sims and Ed. Mayes brought 4(H)
bushels of I'pples from Auxvase
to Mexico recently and retailed
them out.
Mr. A -a M. Ku.vl
Yai.da'ii
and Miss Lucy J. Bratc'ier, of
Curryville, were married in Mex
ico one day last week. Rev. W. A.
Shullenberger officiating.
ELECT OFFICERS;
XMAS TREE
The Senior Class at the High
School has elected the following
officers: Ray Miller, Pres.; Ben
Locke, Vice Pres.; Julia Cave,
Sec'y. ; Lena Lou Lawrence,
Treas.j Calvin Tilton, Att'y. ;
Russell Moore, Sergeant.
The Juniors have elected the
following officers: Geo. Irion,
Pres. ; Horace McGee, Vice Pres.;
Mildred Pearl, Sec'y. and Treas. ;
William Greer, Sergeant-at-arms.
The Juniors are getting ready for
Christmas they will treat the
school to a Christmas tree.
LADDONIA ITEMS.
Mrs. Elmer Akridge and little
children went home Sunday from
a few days' visit with her daugh
ter and mother-in-law, Mrs.
Frank Akridge, here.
Laddonia was made sad again
Saturday morning when death
came ami released Mrs. J. II. Cou
ncil from her awful suffering she
had endured for many months.
Mrs. Council was a good woman,
broad-minded and a true friend.
In her death we nil feel we have
lost a great friend. A short, piiet
funeral service was held at the
home Sunday morning, at 10:30.
favorite poem of hers was .cad
by Mr. E. C. Kennen, and
Scripture reading by Rev. Camp
bell and a few special songs were
sung. Mrs. Council was a mem
ber of the Universalist church.
She leaves to mourn her death
some nieces, two of whom attend
ed her funeral, Mrs. Graves and
husband, of Vandalia, and Mrs.
Thurman and husband of near
Vandalia, and Mr. and Mrs. !'. II.
Derrick and little son, Ralph, the
latter having resided with her for
years, Mrs. Derrick and Mrs.
Connell having been in the mil
linery business here a goort many
years ago. We will all miss "Miss
Joe," as she was usually called.
Mrs. Woods who has had
charge of the hotel moved to the
Wilder property Monday and
will run a private boarding house.
Ferris & Cunningham were on i
the market last week with a car
of mules. Cunningham brought
a ear of cattle back. I
Homer Azdell and Miss Julia
Faires of Washington were mar
ried last week and came home
Saturda.y Mr. A. is our hustling
furniture man and undertaker,
while Miss Faires is a noble young
woman who was raised here but
has made her home in the West
for several years.
Miss Geraldine Smith visited
her sister, Mrs. Ray Landrum in
St. Louis, last week.
Dr. Harrison Dead.
Dr. Albert Perry Harrison. 4l
years old, son of Mrs. Mary Belle
Harrison, south of Mexico, died in
a hospital at Wichita, Kan., a few
days ago. lie had been in failing
health for some time. Bis home
was Ooldwatcr, Kan. He is sur
vived by a wife and two children
The children are Minerva, aged
six, and Midora, aged three. Be
sides the mother, two sisters and
nine brothers survive him: .Mrs.
A. II. Schopp and Miss Esther
Harrison, of Mexico; Dr. Emmett
P., Abe, Wallace, and Dr. Kelly,
or Kansas City; Sims, of Sweet
Springs; C. I., of Strother; Pool,
of Fulton; James ami Clark, who
make their home with their moth
er. The body was brought to Mex
ico for burial. Funeral at the
home of Otto Schopp, conducted
by Rev. A. A. Wallace, burial in
El m wood.
John S. Bybee is a new Message
subscriber.
SPECIAL MENTION.
Eddie Johnston Married That
New Preacher Mr. Duty
Dead.
Mrs. J. H. Thomas, 51 years old,
who was raised in this city, died a
few days ngo nt the home of her
daughter, Mrs. J. C. Lenoir, in
Fulton. Mrs. Thomas had just re
turned from a visit to relatives in
Colorado. She was a sister of
Mrs. T. M. Gill of Mexico. The
body was taken to Woodville, Ky..
for burial.
George Todd, 21 years old, a
nephew of Mrs. O. Holliday of this
city, died at liis home in Louisiana
Wednesday of last week of ty
phoid fever.
S. 1). Fairchild. a son of John
II. Fairchild, of Littleby Station,
this county, was elected recently
State Senator in Idaho on the Re
publican ticket.
Mr. Eddie E. Johnston, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Johnston of
near Santa Fe, who, also, is the
grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. N.
Boatman of Mexico, was married
the 15th inst., in Belize, British
Honduras, to Miss Gladys Antonia
Rice, a highly accomplished
young lady of that city, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Rice,
formerly of New Orleans, La. Mr.
Johnston graduated from the
Mexico High School several years
ago. He is an exemplary young
man and is in the lumber business
in Belize. We congratulate him
upon his marriage and wish him
and his bride long life and happi
ness.
Rey. W. F. Dunkle and wife and
two small children, Margaret and
William', arrived here last week
from Altus, Okla. Mr. Dunkle is
the new pastor of the Mexico
Methodist church, appointed by
Bishop Mouzon to succeed Rev. J.
II. Jackson here, resigned. A lit
tle daughter has been born to
Rev. and Mrs. Dunkle since their
arrival in this city. Mother and
child getting along splendidly.
Three year sago W. II. Morris,
Circuit Clerk of Audrain county.
made a check for $2h'l0 payable'
to J. C. Foreman, of Rowena, Mo..,
the money being deposited by J.;
C. Morehcnd to satisfy a deed of
trust. Foreman never called for
the money and Mr. Morris on his
retirement from office passed it to
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vOUR Thanksgiving Dinner ia no doubt being planned. You
" are rejoicing that oncea2ain the entire family is to gather
about the festive board. : : ::
Tf!rf AVE you thought about the dining table. Does it need
replacing? Would a new set of chairs or buffet add to
the pride you will teke in the reception. : ::
Hanson Rft ' Guaranteed
NON-OIVISING j; y j DINING TABUS
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HODERN UNDERTAKING DEPARTMENT.
PRESENT DAY METHODS IN MORTUARY WORK
LATEST EQUIPMENT SATISFACTION GUARANTEED SUPERIOR SERVICE
McPilEETEMS BltOS.
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his successor, E. F. Elliott. J. ('
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i-oremau died a lew weeks ago
and last Friday his administrator,
Xam Foreman, endorsed the check
for payment. The check will not
be paid until Mr. Foreman comes
into Circuit Court and explains
the long delay in presenting the
check, also proving his appoint
ment as administrator.
Circuit Court opened Monday
afternoon. One of the first eases
disposed of was the State vs. Ira
Ellis. Ellis plead not guilty and
his bond was fixed at $1,000 and
his trial set for the February
term of court.
'Thomas Duty, "7 years old, one
of this city's most revered citi
zens, died last Monday morning of
pneumonit and other complica
tions. He came here from Illinois
some years ago and for a time
lived at Laddonia. The wife and
six children survive him. The
children are: Mrs. W. II. West
rope and John Duty, of this city;
Willis, Edward, and Charles
Duty, residing near here, and Mrs.
Nannie Goacher, of Roodhouse,
111. Funeral service was held
Tuesday morning, conducted by
Rev. Royal Jesse.
OAKLAND STOCK FARM.
Weather tine. Grasshoppers
hopping and (lying around like
spring last week.
Rev. W. O. Rice and wife spent
one day last week with Theodore
Sell) and family.
J. J. Quinlan's hen roost was
rahled several weeks ago and
a number of perches left vacant.
Mrs. Will Morris and daugh
ter. Miss Edna, Mrs. Charlie Mor
ris and Mrs. Ed. Dermody, visited
J. J. Quinlan and family last
week.
The Auxvasse Review thus re
fers to one of Mexico's most
valued citizens: Prof. E. E. Shay
and son, Edward, visited his
parents Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday was Master Edward's
birthday and his grandiuol her
Shay's birthday came on Monday,
so they celebrated the event on
Sunday, and had a joyous time
and a big dinner.
Cecil M. Bask.tt, formerly o!
the Mexico Intelligencer, now of
St. Louis, seeks to become Stat.
Game and Fish Commissioner.
Mrs. T. L. Simpson renews for
the Message.
yrX VE have on cur floors a grcot
line of dining room furni
ture for your inspection. Ycu
will be pleased with our exhibit.
WERE WEDDED
LAST WEEK
Mr. Adam C. Barnes, one of
this city's most progressive and
substantial citizens, a member of
i he real estate firm of Lakennn &
Barnes, and Miss Martha Cau
thorn, one of Mexico's most popu
lar young women, talented and
accomplished, beloved by all who
know her, were united in mar
riage last Thursday afternoon at
the home of the bride's mother,
Mrs. Elizabeth Cauthorn, Rev. W.
.V. Shullenberger officiating. Mr.
and Mrs. Barnes left on an early
train for the East nnd will visit in.
New York, Washington City and
other points of interest before re
turning. They will be at home to
their friends here after the 15th
of next month.
Our congratulations and best
wishes extended them.
HIGH HILL DISTRICT.
Thanksgiving services at New
Hope church Thursday.
Rev. Maxey, the new pastor,
filled his appointment Saturday
at New Hope. Protracted meeting
there dosed a week ago with five
addit ions by li.ipt ism.
Ray Miller is hauling corn to
Centralia.
Our school is progressing
nicely. Miss Grace Smith is our
efficient teacher.
W. D. Pulis lately bought a
thoroughbred duroc jersey sow of
S. A. Pulis.
I'rby and Lillian Lanliam hil
ed their uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Adams, last Saturday
night.
Mr. Sam Musick has been on the
sick list but is better at this writ
ing. Willie Wills bought two hng.s
from Mr. Dalby at Ki.10 per
head.
A little Wood row Wilson came
to the home of Mr. and Mrs. ('has.
Camel recently.
J. E. Lanhaiu delivered a fa.
hog to Centralia Thursday,
v.-e'ght 5-10 pounds.
Mexico Savings Bank
i Coital StKk, XI5a.CC0.D0 ?
Jt 43rd Year in Business.
4 W. W. KUY, rr-w.icnt.
SAM LOCK K, Cashier.
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