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Mrt, Ragsdale's Will.
! i We quote tlic following para
graph from the Taris Appeal:
All the real estate, consisting of
592 acres of very fim? lnn.l it)
South Fork township and the res
idence property corner of Cooper
Avenue and Seminary Street in
Faris, belonging to Mrs. Clnrfnce
Ragsdale was bequeathed to her
two sona, Dr. Geo. M. Ragsdaio
and Lester Ragsdale. All the per
sonal property is to be shared
equally between her husband and
! i two sons. This will was tiled for
! probate at Paris, Inst Friday. The
r two sons were named as exceu
j tors.. Lester Ragsdale gets the
3"2 acres on which the house is
M located, the only condition liein;:
I. that he pay to his father $l'o0 .1
year as long as he lives. The 210
; ' acres given to Dr. Ragsdale 1
part of the same farm. The resi
dence property he gets in Paris is
1 the place he now occupies. Should
? hehavenoliving child at his death
! : his share of the estate is to revert
to his brother. The will was made
at Paris the third day of July.
1911, and was witnessed by E. K.
'; Stone and J. N. Magruder.
Some Tewts of a School
A member of a Board of Education
ftuggests th following question for
the inspection of schools.
Is the ventilation good?
Is the floor free from dust?
Are there any mars, stains, pencil,
pen or knife marks on the desks?
Is the room neatly decorated?
Is school work placed neatly
correctly on the blackboard?
Is the apparatus and furniture in the
schoolroom In good repair and free
Does the teacher seem to have the
confidence of the pupils and do they
bave confidence In her?
Are the pupils attentive in their
work at their desks?
Do the pupils look up when a per
son enters the room, and remain idle
most of the time during the visitor s
Do the pupils work quietly and move
quietly about the room?
Does the teacher allow more than
one to speak at a time?
Does she allow a loud snapping of
Is there a great deal cf whispering?
What do you 'observe as to the num
ber leaving the room?
Are the pupils in the cla-s interests
ed In the work of the recitation?
Do the pupils move quietly to and
from classes and a!so quietly as they
pass through the halls at recess time?
What do you observe as to the conduct
of loys and girls on the play grounds?
Does your teacher take any interest
in the games?
Do vou see pencil or chalk marks on
the walls of the school building?
The Western Teacher,
For the assignment of Reading Les
sons by E. M. .Sherry. For teachers
who think it necessary to give long
reading lessons, the following will
prove very helpful; as well as to all
others who desire to do more thor
1. Head the lesson carefully for
2. Close the book and tell yourself
what you read. Tell it in your own
words. Try to get it all in the first
reading, but read rapidly.
3. Read again, listing the trouble
4. Study these.
5. Read the first paragraph, close
the book and reproduce it. Do this
with each paragraph.
6. Write the first two paragraphs,
underlining the Important words. Read
from ,your writing, bringing out
strongly" these important words.
7. Read from the book the same,
watching your expression.
8. Iook through each paragraph
noticing important words, then read
each paragraph twice, the very best
9. Write two ood questions on
each paragraph, such as cannot be an
swered by yes or no.
10. Write a synopsis of each para
graph, using but few words for each.
A number of church people
went to the county jail last Sun
day afternoon and held religious
services with the prisoners, Kev
W. F. Dunkle, pastor of the
Methodist church, made an ad
dress. The prisoners joined in
the songs and three men asked for
prayers. The priioners rver?
courteous and seemed most
thankful to be remembered by
Three Churches Unite.
Champaign, 111., January 10.
The Presbyterian, Baptist and
South Side Christian churches of
Tuscola will unite Sunday and
become one church, to be known
as the United Church of Tuscola.
Tli is will be the first experiment
with the plan which is being tried
in other state and will be watch
ed eagerly by other congregations
in Central Illinois.
Notice of Final Settlement
Notice is hereby given to nil credit-it-
unci others Interested in the estatt
if Andrew Jackson Pierce, deceased,
tliat the undersigned administrator, of
said i-sta'e. intends to make final set-
nient thereof, at the next term of
tl, IVokitc Court, in the ( ounty or
Audr:tin. Stite of Missouri, to ie
liolden at the ourt House,, in the 1,1 ly
if Mexico, in said county, on the sec
ond Monday in February, Ptl.'l.
M. T. PJKUCK. Administrator.
Rev. Greer Hits 'Em Eight.
Rev. J. D. Greer, of Mexico,
writinar the St. Louis Star under
date of January 8, 1913, in reply
to a question, "What would you
tlo with $1,000,000.00, if you had
"With $1,000,000.00 I would
help to support some of the inno
cent victims of the human vul
tures who grow rich and live on
the cream of the land by creating
poverty, misery and sorrow.
would help endow some of the
struggling church colleges that
are trying to build up the waste
places of our society, made waste
lareelv. bv these same vultures
who hate the church, hate reform
and sit up at night to hate law
enforcing officials, but whose lives
and business corrupt and blight
innocence, purity and integrity. I
would use for myself and family
a small portion.
J. D. GREER,
Farm at Auction
"What is known as the "S.
M. Stokes Farm," of 80
acres, two miles south of
Rush Hill, will be sold at pub
lie auction to the highest
Saturday, January 18
at the east front door of the
Court House in Mexico.
This faim is well improved
and is nicely located; has
good house, barn and out
buildings ; well fenced ; good
orchard and is in a fine neigh
borhood. The legal descrip
tion of the land follows:
West half of the Southeast
Quarter of Section 19, Twp.
51. liange 7.
The title is good. Will
make terms. For further par
South Side Square
DELEGATES TO ROAD MEET
ING. George Robertson of this City,
president of the North Missomi
Cross-State Highway Associa
tion, has appointed the following
at Jefferson City, January 28: II.
V. Johnson, Montgomery City;
Frank Everett, Wellsville ; J. X.
Stephens, Martinsburg; J. AV.
Dowell, Benton City; X. S. Mey
ers, Mexico; E. D. Graham, Mex
ico; W. M. Pollock, Mexico;
Joseph Considine, Thompson ;
Arthur Bruton, Centralia ; Ben
jamin Canada, Sturgeon ; Judge
Z. T. Chilton, Renick; II. Frank
Holman, Moberly; John X. Ham
ilton, Iluntsville; Senator John
Morton, Richmond; Kit Gardner,
Richmond ; Webster Withers,
Liberty; Lieut. Gov. Painter, Car-
rollton ; Senator Busby, Cai roll
ton; Judge Fred Lamb, Salis
bury; Eli Shire, Salisbury ; J. A.
Whereas, Nevil C. Heckle.? and
Mnyme Hell Hockley, hia wife, by
their certain deed of trust, dated the
10th day of May, 1912, and recorded in
tho Recorder's Olllce within and for
Audrain County, Missouri, in Hook
3! for recording trust deeds, at page
K!5 thereof, conveyed to the under
signed trustee the following described
real estate situated in Audrain Coun
ty, Missouri, to-wit:
Lots numbered one (I) and two(j) of
Block numbered two 12) of South Jef
ferson Addition to the City of Mexico:
as Kr plat of said Addition of record
in the otlice of the Recorder of Deeds
within and for said Audrain County.
In trust to secure the payment of
live certain promissory notes with the
interest thereon in said deed of trust
fully described and set forth:
And whereas, said deed of trust pro
vides that if default 1 made in the
payment of said notes or int.,orany part
thereof, then lioth principal and in
terest shall become due and payable;
And, whereas, default lias lecn
made in the payment of said notes and
interest and tho same remain- due
Now, therefore. I. W. Hardin Hixey,
the trustee named in said deed of trust,
at the request of the legal holder of
said notes, will, on Friday, the 7th
day of February ll'l.l, In-tween the
hours of l o'clock A. M. and five
o'clock P. M. of that day, proceed to
sell the alove described real estate,
at public vendue, to the highest bid-
der, at the east front door of the
Court House in Mexico, Missouri, for
cash, to satisfy said debt and the
costs and expenses of executing this
W. HARDIN RIXI'.V,
Miss Lady Fonville has return
ed from a visit to relatives m
Did You Ever
Spend a Winter
In the South?
Did you ever visit the many
delightful resorts along the
Did you ever go motoring
along Florida's beaches?
Did vou ever iro tounncr
through scenic Cuba?
Have you ever enjoyed the
many delights ef a trip thru
Have you ever traveled
through Old Mexico where
the cold northern winter is
turned to balmy summer?
Why Not Go
There are special winter
tourist rates to till principal
points. The cost is low. The
climate is positively ideal.
The resorts are numerous.
The hotels are good. The
opportunities for all forms of
outdoor sports are almost
without limit. And the trip
will bring the most pleasure,
if you go via the Burlington.
Come in and let's talk it
over. If I haven't detailed
information about the at
tractions of the particular
place you wish to visit, I can
and will get them for you in
T. L, Marshall, Agt.
C. B. oc Q. R. R.
Dr. W. II. Hickman, Osteo
pathic Physician, Pasqueth Bldg.
MEXICO, SANTA FE & PERRY
Leaves Mexico Leaves Molino
7 :00 a. m. 8 :00 a. m.
9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 4:45 p.m.
Leaves Mexico Lejivea Molino
9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
3 :00 p. m. 4 -.00 p. ra.
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Tkt. Agt., Mexico, Mo.
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Den and Clyde Young, of Santa
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Hides, Furs, Feath
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Mrs. C. II. Wales has been very
Notice of Final Settlement.
Notice Is herohy jjivon to all credit
ors nnd others -interested in the estate
of V. E. Sumner, deceased, that the
undersigned administrator, of said es
tate, intends to make a final settle
ment thereof, at the next term of the
Probate Court, in the County of Au
drain, State of Missouri, to bo holden
at the Court House, in the City of
Mexico, in said county, on the second
Monday in February, 1!1.J.
I. P. DVEU, Administrator.
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v. i-i. -r. s..
OP BU8H HILL, MO,
Meet!) Monday night 011 or
before lull mown In eucli luoiitli.
Hodgeda'e School House.
I). I.. UOOKKS. President.
VAL KMiHI., Jit., Sec.
Southern Hank Building.
I Imvn money to loan on
farm and town prop
erty at, low rati-s and
linxt o terms. Call or
write. . , ,
S,D, STOCKS, Ke:ic9,Uo,
Alonzo C. WhltSon
Notary Public . . .
Over Saving! Bank.
g C. A. WITHERSPOON,
MEXICO - Mo
Office: South Side of Square
S. D. STOCKS
p Attorney-atlaw and Notary Public
K SIDE SQUARE, MKX1CO, MO.
The Farmers' Town Mutual
Fire Insurance Co.
Deifan business June 1st, 1U01
with 1,"J'0 In assets. It had
Dt .11, 11112 $11,2011.80.
IIlIji to ImilU tip a company of
your own. You jret the hest in
surance. It does not cost you
any more than in companies that
drain the money out of your town
W. L. KK.NT, Pres.
S. J. UL'C'KNKll, Tiea,,.
W. L. FOWLKS, Sec.
GLABENGE A. BARNES