some condensed, from copies of the Monroe County
Appeal of three or more generations. They will bring
back memories and tell the continuing story of
closing exercises of the Madison school Tuesday
night, the medal offered for the best oration by a
male member of the graduating class was awarded to
Jas. Baker. The medal offered to the young lady
who delivered her essay best was won by Miss Ruby
Webb and Miss Lizzie Burgess were married at the
home of R.M. Burgess in Paris, Wednesday afternoon,
Eld. Briney officiating.
fell from the top of a 16-foot ladder at the George
Bassett home, Wednesday, when a step broke under his
weight. Although Allen weighs around (200)
pounds and landed (rest of article is missing).
street fair was the biggest kind of a success,
although the weather was very unfavorable. The
crowd on Saturday was so large that standing room
was almost at a premium. The exhibits of both
livestock and farm products were numerous and of
fine quality. The success of the fair should
encourage the citizens of Madison to organize and
make it a permanent institution.
Davison, teacher in the Anderson district, wanted a
dictionary for her school. She gave a pie
social and raised the funds, then let the patrons
decide who was the most beautiful girl and most
homely man in the district. Miss Lillian Bran-
(rest of article missing)
Vandeventer, south of Florida, was in Paris Tuesday. He
reports considerable hog cholera in his vicinity. Fred
Utterback has lost about 100 hogs, and others more
or less. Mr. Vandeventer says that experience
has taught him that the best remedy for the disease
is to roast the hog which died with it and feed the
meat to the ones that are sick. He can’t
explain the philosophy of this remedy, but has tried
it with success.
Curtright’s big chicken house just south of town
is nearing completion. It is 135 feet (rest of
Harry Burks and Claud Bodine are in Montana buying
sheep this week.
of What Cheer, Iowa, is overhauling the Meyers
building on Caldwell street and preparing to open a
first-class steam laundry. He expects to be
ready for business next week. The plant will be
under the management of Jay King, and experienced
near Evansville, attended the meeting of the central
committee at Paris Monday (rest of article missing).
statistician, after figuring up the number of feet
which the Paris girls baseball team ran last week in
scoring 86 runs against Middle Grove finds that the
team ran a total of approximately three miles, that
McGinnis, near Paris, is mourning the loss of a
dollars worth of coffee. He bought it in Paris
recently and took it to the care he thought he came
to town in. Later on he found he had put it in
the wrong car.
of Paris, is featured in an article entitled,
“Dirt Saved With Terraces Makes 60 Bushel Corn
Yield”, in the November issue of Capper’s
Championship Battle at the fairgrounds park this
Sunday, Nov. 3 will be between the Moberly All Stars
and Paris (rest of article is not readable).
really changed, Eathan Gallop remarked Monday. A
month ago he was notified he had a big roast left
over at the Paris locker and finally got around to
getting it Monday morning. Twenty years ago,
said Eathen, if he’d been notified he had a roast
coming, hed have walked to Paris to get it at once
if he couldn’t have gotten here any other way.
of Milnes Feed & Produce Co. is featured as an
“All-Star Dealer” (rest of article missing).
Mr. and Mrs.
Porter Wilson and daughter of Lockport, Illinois,
and Mrs. Nancy Hess of Chicago spent the week end
with Mrs. W.J. Wilson.
of Shelbina, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dutch Studer of
Paris is stationed at Camp Polk, La., but expects to
be sent overseas soon. He has just returned
from a ten day furlough he spent with his wife who
is in Texas).
of Holliday left Sunday for New York on a business
and pleasure trip. Hill, tap terminal
superintendent of the Sinclair bulk plant east of
Mexico, will visit Marvin Gosney former Paris man
who is now executive president of the Sinclair
Holsheiser, Loy Hollingsworth, and L.W. Pelsue
partners in the Pelsue Shoe Store at paris, attended
the shoe convention in St. Louis Sunday.
the Branham Club, are Mrs. B.G. Smith, Mrs. J.L.
Carpenter, Mrs. Elwood Holohan, Mrs. A.E. Elsbury,
Mrs. W.C. Hewgley, Mrs. Gerald Garnett, Mrs. J.K.
Enochs, Mrs. Donald Garnett, Mrs. J.T. Garnett, Mrs.
Logan Webb, Mrs. R.B. VanWinkle, Mrs. Curtis Dixon,
and Mrs. R.L. Davenport. The Branham Club is
one of more recently organized clubs in the county.
president-elect of the Paris Rotary Club, (rest of
article is missing).
Newspaper articles from unidentified Monroe County
sources dated 29 Apr 1976, 27 Oct 1977 and 3 Nov
1977; submitted by Judy Baker Barklage.