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Friday October 1, 1915
L. Kent, a farmer residing south of Mexico, sold his
apple crop on the trees for $3,150.
James T. Lloyd has named E.W. Jewett as the next
postmaster at Shelbina.
Jennings Pappademanakakoopounious is the title of a
young citizen of Kirksville
are three divorce cases on the circuit court docket of
Shelby county, which begins October 1.
meeting in the interest of the proposed
Keokuk-Jefferson City electric line was held in Paris
forty-second annual meeting of the Missouri State
Grange will convene in Kirksville Tuesday, November
30, in four days session.
Dumba, the Austrian Ambassador, has been
unconditionally recalled by his government, and will
sail October, 5. Next!
thousand, nine hundred and seventy-eight Russians were
taken prisoners by the Germans in the fight at
Earle, owned by Mrs. R.A. (Cleck) of Shelbina, won the
Missouri Futurity at the Missouri state fair, Monday,
time 2:15 1-4. This is the best time this annual race
was ever made in.
German losses in the fight in the Western theatre
since Saturday when the Allies began their huge
drive,, are placed at (120, [xx]). An agreement among
the Central Powers has been perfected, under which
Bulgaria will enter the war on October 15.
retaliation to the girls of Kirksville who recently
signed a pledge not to associate with young men who
use cigarettes, the boys have formed a club (not) to
keep company with girls who powder, paint, or wear
hair (rat) or chew gum.
the 114 counties of Missouri, 115 were represented at
the state fair at the Boys’ State Fair school. The
Monroe county representative was Eramet Ripley, of
Madison. Marion Kizer, of Palmyra, and Ephis Wood, of
Warren, were in attendance from Marion county.
Orleans Damaged by Storm. The most severe gulf storm
in the history of New Orleans swept over that city
Wednesday night. Five persons were known to be dead,
many injred and a property loss reaching into millions
was entailed. A gale with a velocity of 86 miles swpt
the city at six o’clock, demolishing scores of
building, stripping the roofs from hundreds of other
structures and strewing the streets with broken glass
and debris. Mobile, Ala., was also struck by the storm
but no so severely. The business section of Biloxi,
Miss., was under six feet of water.
Miss Maurene Clough and Mr. John C. Burditt, both of
Warren, were married in this city Wednesday evening at
the home of the officiating minister, Rev. Sam P. Gott.
They departed on Burlington train No. 56 for a few
days stay in Quincy. The contracting parties are well
known and popular young people in their community. The
bride is a daughter of Mrs. Valeria Clough and the
groom, a son of Mr. and Mrs. D.C. Burditt. They will
reside on a farm near Warren.
and Patient. At the trial Wednesday the court room was
packed by men who braved the heat and foul air (also
questions and statements on the part of one of the
lawyers) and stood from one o’clock to six, and from
seven to ten, without a murmur, yet many of them would
complain if you offer them the best pew in the best
church in town and would not be willing to sit there
an hour. This fact was called to the attention of one
pastor who remarked. “Yes, and I see one member of
my church whom I have not seen at church for a
Agnes Irene Mudd, aged 26 years, died at her home in
Hannibal Monday, September 27. Deceased was born near
Indian Creek and spent most of her life in that
vicinity. Death was due to tuberculosis from which she
had been a sufferer for four years. She is survived by
her mother, Mrs. Rebecca Mudd, two sisters, Alice and
Hattie, and three brothers, Wilbur and Marion, all of
Hannibal, and Thomas Mudd of Oklahoma.
for the City. There was a trial of law in Judge
Green’s court Wednesday, the nature of the case
being the city of Monroe against Sewell Griffin who
was charged with keeping a bawdy house. Some sixty
witnesses, all told, were summoned and perhaps only
one half that number were examined. Robert S.
McClintie and Jas. P. Boyd were counsel for the city
and (Heather) & Henwood of Hannibal, represented
the defendant. The case was called at one o’clock
and the case was given to the jury at 10 o’clock
that night. Being out about thirty minutes the jury
returned a verdict of guilty and assessed a fine of
$200 and costs against the defendant. The lawyers for
the defense hint at an appeal but it is not believed
an appeal will be taken.
Newspaper article from unnamed Monroe City source,
dated Friday, October 1, 1915.