THURSDAY, FEET 22. 1900.
tX HAPPENED AND BAPPENING.
E. E. Jones
in candidate for
Chai. Hill who was thrown from
horse near'Auxvajse two weeks
ago is able to be about again.
Wm. Anderson,. Commissioner
of Bureau of Labor Statistics, Jef
ferson City, is compiling his. an
nual report of Manufacturers.
W. H. Kennan who consented
to become a candidate for the of
flee of presiding justice of the
County Court has since with
drawn. Press of business and
considerations for health prevent
his making an active canvass with
opponents in the field. After G.
B. Moore's Announcement for the
same office Qen. Kennan has de
cided to give him a clear field.
Mra. OcUve Asbury Attacked With
Paralysis at Maccabee Lodge.
Mrs. Octave Asbury, Lady Com!
mander of the Order of Maccabees,
became prostrated last Friday
while presiding at the Maccabee
lodge at Fraternal Hall. She was
conveyed to her home where she
lay unconscious for several hours
Drs. Coil and Cave have both been
in attendance. Partial paralysis
of the brain is the. diagnosis. Mrs.
Asbury has ever since been totally
blind aud her condition is critical.
Uer host of friendB sympathze
with her in her misfortune.
ner sister, Miss Lena Gass,
of the Baptist Sanitarium, St.
Louis, is in attendance.
The Kansas University Mando
lin Club were tendered an informal
reception Tuesday night in the
oarlorB by the faculty and the
Juniors of Hardin.
The annual reception will be
given, by the Faculty and students
,of Hardin College, on Friday
night, February 23. yuite a
number of youug men from out of
town are invited.
Notice of Annual Meeting.
Office of the Uannold Hose
ling Mfg. Co.
Mexico, Mo.. Feb. U, 1906.
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Uannold Hose
Coupling Mfg. Co., for the elec
tion of directors and the transac
tion of such other business as may
come before it. will be held at the
office of the company, No. 113 E.
Monroe St., Mexico, Mo., on
Thursday, the 1st day of March,
1908. at the hour of nine o'clock
C. A. Withkhspoon, PreB.
2w A. C. Whit son, Sec'y.
J. R. Shell will have a public
sale of live stock, farm imple
ments, household goods, etc.,
Tuesday, February, 27, at his
farm ii miles uorth aud 2 miles
west of Laddonia. He will also
sell privately two fine jacks.
J. L-. HUGHES,
Undertaker. 206 S. Jeff. St.
City 'Phone, 400; Union, 34
Lost Eer Life To Save Her Chnm.
Glasgow, Mo., Feb. IV. Miss
Anna May .Digges, a popular
youug society girl of this city, was
struck and killed by a freight train
on the (Chicago and Alton bridge
this afternoon. A party of four
young women had walked across
the bridge, when an engine pull
ing a heavy coal train aud run
nina at high speed, passed over
the bridge. All reached the em
bankment except Mist Louise Ar
thur, who stumbled aud fell al
most in front of the engine. See
ing her fall, Miss Digges ran to
her aid and attempted to pull her
oft the track, when the .eogine
I truck thern.erqshinff Miss Digges'
ihrst apd killing her instantly.
Misa Arthur was severely shocked
and bruised, but escaped serious
injury. The accident could not well
be avoided, as-the train wai on a
downsraib aJ heavily leu!.:l.
Price Marshall and wife enter
tained a numbrr of their friends
at dinner Friday.
Wm. Baker of Kansas City was
the recent guest of his sister, Mrs.
About seventy-five or eighty
young people spent a Very pleasan
evening with H. T. Powell and
wife on Thursday of last week. A
valentine party had been planned
but the inclemencj of the weather
forced a postponement.
Oscar Cawthorn, wife and
daughter, Dora, of Hollinsville
were the guests of Mr. Canthorn's
Homer Roberts and wife will re
side this year At the W. D. Woods
place now owned by S. P. Em
mons. Harve Robinson the pres
ent occupant will move to Molia'o.
Owing to the absence of the pas
tor, Eld. J. F. Sutton, who with
his wife is visiting relatives in In-
diana, there were no.services at
The Patton-Mezick Trio are
billed here for Monday and Tues
day night in the interest of tem
The crap shooters have a danger
signal here. The city marshal has
it out at work on our streets.
E. E. Jones, Mexico's Mayor,
was on our street last Wednesday
and Thursday shaking hands with
friends. We would like to see him
elected collector at the April prim
The farmers were in town Sat
urday looking about the farm im
plements they will likely need this
The school entertainment last
Friday eve was a success: our li
brary will be helped about $35 net
and the minstrel took the cake.
But all the exercises were fine
without an exception. Laddonia
is proud of her schools.
We expect quite a number from
Laddonia to attend the Good
Roads meeting next Thursday
at Mexico. You can look fo
Mrs, M. Jackson and daughter,
Miss Leona, of Mexico were re.-
cent guests of .Mrs. G. E, Sims
Miss Lou Allison of Mexico
visited Mrs. R. S. McConnell first
of the week.
Rufus and Joe Davis and Wil
Pulis left for Colorado Tuesday.
Mrs. P. Hogerty and daughter
Marguerite of Kansas City are
guests of M. Duggan and family
Miss Ola Parks of Centralia
the guest of Miss Lucy Parks.
Mrs. Joe Considine spent Mou
day at Centralia.
Mrs. E. F. Elliott' returned
from Kallsville Monday accompan
led by her mother, Mrs. W. H
Gant & Considiue bought of T
B. Ridgeway 29 head of cattle
Cbas. Brooks sold to Joe Consi
dine a fine team of mules for $400.
Cbas. Brown Bold his farm con
sisting of 208 acres to G. E. Sims
at $12,750. We are pleased to
know that Mr. bims will stay
for a short visit.
Roads very bad.
M. N. Powell, sold a 4 yr. old
horse to Robert Randall for $100.
jyj;r8, Wm. McMurtry entertain-
ej relatives last week of near Con-
Wm. Mason is clearing his pas
ture just south of the Carter
School house for corn this year.
J. P. Powell sold several year
ling calves last week to John X.
Brown, tor $27 per head.
Robert Randall sold a horse to
Mason & Carter for $100.
Several are putting numbers on
their mail boxes this week. A
good plauT. .
At Dilliard, of near Ladonia,
visited relatives here last week.
Miss Lida Powell spent Satur
day uight and Sunday with her
rarects Mr. & Mrs. T. J. Pc well-
Rev. nook will preach nt the
Christian chnrch on next Satur
day night, Feb. 24.
Wallace Rogers is in Faris.Mo.,
Casper and Brown shipped sev
eral oars of hogs to St. Louis last
Mrs. A. L. Yarnell and her sis
ter, Miss James, will go to St.
Louis Wednesday. Mrs. Yarnell
will buy part of their spring stock.
Bro. Bell will fill his regular ap
pointment at M. E. church Sun
Mrs. Wallace Rogers and Miss
Margaret visited in Mexico Fri
day and Saturday.
E. M. Crooks was in Kansas
City buying cattle.
Thos. Roberts has traded for the
farm south of town that he used to
own. JUr. Adams ot Illinois
bought the farm about five years
The soeial at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. I. Maxwell on Satur
day evening was very much en
joyed. Mr. aud Mrs.
will leave in a few days
sas to reside.
Miss Calla Green of
spent a few days last week visit
ing her mother here.
Miss Claire Tucker has been
chosen principal of oar school.
Miss Effie Bruce, former princi
pal, has been sick or pneumonia
for several weeks and all were sor
ry to learn that she couldn't re
turn to finish the term but has
gone to Colorado to regain her
health more rapidly. Miss Claire
Tucker was teacher in No. 2 and
Miss Pearl Tucker was choseu for
Warm weather for this winter.
Muddy roads the cry.
Mrs. Clay Berrey and
grandson spent several days
week with her daughter, Mrs
Mrs. Theodore Barnes has
at the bedside of her brother
Paris over two weeks, lie is
With sorrow we chronicle the
death of Rev. Wm. Craig. This
man was one who was loved by
everybody, a man 'who has done
much good; has served the Loug
Branch church as pastor for
nearly 30 years aud served Mt.
Ziou fseveral years. Comments
heard even by men that have never
confessed Christ, " Bro Craig was
a good man; I am sorry to hear of
his death. We will all miss him
very much; he has doue a great
work in the country." He died last
Wednesday, the 14th. 1906, mid
night, and was buried Friday at
Paris, Monroe Co.
The party at Mr. Harvey
ell'6, was well attended and
body reports a good time..
Born, to Mr. and Mrs
Lipp the 13th inst. a sou.
Little Ivy Matthews is
Mrs. fllartua Jveiiernals and sou
George spent part of the
weeks visiting relatives
Mr. Hibbard moved his family
to the Norhuburg farm last week
Johu and Ed Brinker hav
moved to A. J. Cole's farm.
Francis O'llearn of Laddonia
visited her grandmother, Mrs
Gibbons Saturday and Sunday
j. u. ocott s team became un
ruly xthe other day aud crushe
him against the wagon breaking
one of his ribs, which is causiug
him considerable trouble.
Stock at Jeff Alllison's
sold very high.' One horse
for $180, a two year old colt,
aud a Jersey cow, $48.
j.j. Aicuuuy nas recently em
ployed auOold aud well skilled
painter of high taste who
charge of the painting department
ne solicits your patronage in that
line. . .
Luthe Bentley of near Laddo
ma was iu the neighborhood Sun
Roods are bad but candidates
very thick the past week.
Feeders pay 45 cts. per bn. for
James Ilnll marketed a fine
bunch of hogs Monday.
Andy Hunter of Wellsvllle has
the Will Fields farm this year.
Interesting item from Cuivre
will appear next week. .
L. II. Jasper has traded his 400
acre farm here for Wm. Mason's
farm of 320 acres located iu Co
manche Co., Okln. Jasper gets
$35 per acre, Mason getting $23.
C. C. Bybee returned from Okla
homa last week. Missouri people
here whom he taw Jure a 1,1 doing
ell; healthy, happy nnd content
Mrs. W. E. Edwards ot Colunr
ia returned home Saturday after
spending a week with her fister,
Mrs. Maggie Freeman.
Eld. W. Hook filled his appoint
ment at Brunswick Sunday.
It is rumored that Sam Harper
ost a valuable diamond ring at or
near u. r. stickles' tne night oi
Mrs. Nell Carnes has returned
from Paris. Her brother John
Woods, we are glad to learn, has a
chance for recovery.
The Central Baptist says of
Rev. J. A. Riuey, known to many
reauere, mat ne assumed tne care
1 A 1 A " . I
of the first Baptist church of Weir
City, Kan., Aug. 1st, 1905. is do
ing a good work, 'rightly divid
ing the word of truth to saint and
Chas. Martien and wife visited
relatives in Monroe Saturday and
Sunday. Mrs. Martien's grand
momer, Mrs. Diary Jones, was
considerably hurt by a fall against
a hot stove.
Rev. S. S. Keith of Columbia
was iu Mexico Monday ou the way
from Carrington, Callaway coun
Rev. E. 6. Gibbs has accepted
the care of Hintou Baptist church
in Boone county and he now has
fourjj appointments each month
Charles Daniels left for Touka-
wa, Ukla., luesday to visit a sis
ter, Mrs. G. W. Porter, whom he
has not seen for a number of years
they having lost all knowledge of
each other's whereabouts. The
sister seeing an account of the
brother's visit to Mexico, in the
Message, wrote him and now they
once more enjoy Fweet communion
Garl Loekridge, Jr., has rented
liis farm for one half the crop and
sold off his persoual property and
will spent the summer with his u
le Garl, nt Clarendon, Texas.
Chas. Tanner has moved to Skin
ner. Lhas. Leeper occupies the
Jack Alleu farm.
THE GRIM REAPER
Enoch Heltzel, 75 years of age
died of pneumonia ut the home of
Mr. Jasper near Molino Sunday
Mrs. James Daymude, a daughter
lives near Mt. Ziou, and the fu
neral and burial were at Mt. Ziou
Mouday afternoon. He leaves a
wife aud seven children, five
daughters and two sons, to mourn
The fuueral of Mrs. John C.
Moore was held at Lick Creek
church, south of Perry, last Sat
urday by Eld. Reavis, Elds. Greer
of Laddonia and Ilarbord of Van-
dalia assisted. She was about 45
years old, aud was a daughter of
the late Johu Nichols. She was
first married to Bert Crockett, who
only lived a few years. To this
union was boru one child, Bertie,
uow Airs. w . ti. isoyd. bhe was
married the secoud time to John
v.. Aioore, ana to tnis union was
born three sous, Oland, Glen and
Garrett. The last named died
in Laddouia when about four
years old, haviug 'accidentally fal
len iu au abaudoned cellar aud
was drowued. A husband and
two 801183 brothers and 2 sisters
-Hy uear Fraukford, Wm. near
Perry, Mrs. Aunie Young, Laddo
uia, Mrs. Minnie Strickler of Ful
tou, and Johu Nichols of Perry,
survive her. Three sisters, father
aud mother died some years ao.
Noilco Is hereby given that letters of
administration upon the Mtato of Karl
F. ICrippondorf, deceased, havo boon
granted to the underpinned by tho Pro
bate Court of Audrain county, Missouri,
bearing date of February 17, 1900. All
persons having claims against said es
tate are required to exhibit them to me
for allowance within one year aftr-r the
date of said letters, or they may be pre
cluded from any benefit of such estate;
and If such claims be not exhibited with
in two years from the tlmo of the publi
cation of this notice, they will bo forever
n. L. KRIFl'ENDORF,
Dr. and Mrs. n. K. Hinde are
visiting their daughter, Mrs. E. N
The Patron-Kezick Tri favor
the Mexico public four nights this
week commencing Wednesday
night. II. p. I'atton, of Pa., i a
forceful speaker, logical and con
vincing. You should henr Prof.
Mezick and his sister, Miss Ella
Mezick, in their "campaign
songs." r ree admission.
Bishop E. R. Hendrix of Kansas
City will preach at the Methodist
church here Sunday morning and
Rev. II. E. Truex
Friday to Hiawatha, Kansas,
the death of his mother. Rev-
James Bradley occupied the pulpit
of the Baptist church Sunday in
Rev. Cnrlysle of Central College,
Fayette, delivered a most excellent
sermon at the Methodist, chnrch
here Sunday. Central' celebrates
its 50th anniversary this year. Its
promoters aim to add $500,000 to
its endowment fund to honor the
Rev. R. Finley Smiley, of Kan
sas City lectured at tne Eagle's
Hall Sunday afternoon on "The
Land aud Age in Which we live."
At night he preached at the Chris
tian church his theme being "The
Story of the Word." Mexico Aerie
955 Fraternal Order of Eagles nt
tended church in a body. Rev.Smi
ey is eloquent and held the closest
atteutiou of his hearers.
We have decided to sell to the people of Mex
ico and surrounding country Flour that is man
uf actursd out of th B st Wh at that is raised
in Missouri and milled by a Mexico institution
for the following low paices for cash:
0. K. PATENT, $2,40 per cwt.
Straight Patent, $2.30 per cwt.
Baker's Standard, 2.20 per cwt
Will deliver the goods anywhere in the city
limits and guarantee every sack to be as good as
any Hour that is on the market. Try .a sack
and you will be convinced. . Just call by 'phone.
Phone, No. 112. Goods
Mexico Roller Custom Mills.
A. C. WHITE.
Glasses fitted and all diseases
By the latest aud most scientific methods.
EYES TESTED FREE. . v
Ofllee over Morris & Abbay's Store, Mexico. 'Phone ICG.
The Union Literary and Excels
sior societies of the High School
joined in a mock trial Saturday ale
ternoon. Rolla B. Finley wa
tried for murder in the first degree
with Orval Tucker as accessory.
The creature killed was Fido, a
dog belonging to Sallie Kaiser.
The trial lasted long after the us
ual dismissal hour. The jury
brought in a verdict of life im
prisonment in the laboratory. Geo.
Coakley, Otto Knnkel and Ray
Triplett were the learned counsel
in the case.
Wc are agents for OLD
and BROODERS ; we think
none better ; can hatch much
cheaper than with hens, and
they can be kept laying; we
i have a machine in operation
THE MODEL COOr lor
HEX and BROOD; RAT,
CAT and "VARMENT"
proof ; have shipped them in
to 10 different States; try
some of them.
"We have a few yet for salej
Black Langshan Birds ; eggs
for hatching, $1.00 per 13;
2.00 per 30.
Descriptive circular of all
the above free. x
J. W. ROUSE & CO.,
B, EDWARDS, M. D.
mil Bnaf MI
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