Barry Co., MO - Newspapers
1909 Map of Barry County, MO - Owner Darla Marbut
1913 Extracts from Barry County, MO, Newspapers
An interlibrary loan of microfilm from the Missouri State Historical Society was the source of the below given data.
Some of these papers have long black lines across the page and through many of the words.
March 6, 1913,
Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
Shell Knob News: Auseny Brock had his pension increased from 17 to 20 dollars.
Shell Knob News: W. S. Goodman has sold his farm to Dr. Glenn Salyer and will move to Oklahoma.
Mountain Home News: Ernest Clevenger is doing a very nice business with his saw mill.
Mountain Home News: Charley Hudson has sold his farm to J. E. Periman and had a sale March 1.
Osa News: Little Thelma Williams has the pneumonia fever. She is reported some better.
Osa News: Harling Wilson is not hardly able to be up.
Osa News: Uncle John Gardener is not so well at present writing.
Osa News: Miss Flossie Wilson of Aurora is at her sister's Mrs. Ben Gardener, this week.
Osa News: Mr. and Mrs. Luther Turner and little daughter, Irene, of Carterville, were visiting Mr. and Mrs. U. G. Hemphill of Osa, Thursday and Friday of last week. They then went to Leann to visit other relatives.
Flat Creek News: Mrs. Will Carney and daughters Misses Lulu and Blanche, spent the latter part of last week in Springfield visiting her daughter, Mrs. Holand Snow.
Shady Grove News: Rufus Utter and wife have gone to housekeeping on D. A. Utter's farm on Corder Branch.
Butterfield News: Grandma Russell died at Newtonia last week and her remains were brought to Russell Cemetery and quietly laid to rest to await the resurrection morn. We extend sympathy to the bereaved.
Victory News: Mr. Paul Eagerman and Miss Clara Shanafelt were married Sunday evening Feb 23, at the bride's home. Rev. Carl Fly performed the ceremony. They left Monday for Verona where they will make their home. Their many friends at Victory wish them a long and happy life and much happiness.
Wheaton News: The case in which Mrs. Grover Barnett was suing her husband for the possession of half their property was dismissed today at Rocky Comfort, as the defendant agreed to give her half of the property.
Exeter News: John Reed has been carrying the mail for Ernest Sallee during his illness.
Exeter News: Porter Gaw and family have moved to this place.
Vanzandt News: Mr. and Mrs. C .S. Arnold an daughter, Lois, spent Sunday with Wear Lee and family.
Vanzandt News: J. B. Tyler of Monett visited at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D.S. Jaques the latter part of last week.
Gunter News: Lawrence Mayhew of Monett was down on his ranch a part of last week and attended the sale of Mr. Warren's.
High Point News: Ada Rittenhouse is still very poorly with dropsy.
Independence News: Mrs. May Garner and children returned to her home in California Saturday night after a few weeks visit with relatives and friends.
Mano News: I. J. Brock has moved back to Siloam Springs north of Shell Knob for his health.
Seligman News: W. J. Apple who was hit by the North Arkansas train is improving.
Seligman News: V. F. Newman purchased a good mare at a sale in Eagle Rock.
Mineral Springs: Mrs. Philby of Columbus, Kan., and her brother, Wm. Growder of Arkansas returned home Sunday after a weeks visit with their parents. They came to assist them in moving.
Independence News: Charley Cole and son, Ralph has the fever.
Independence News: Homer Yarnall has purchased a new buggy.
Pauline Evans, who was given a two year penitentiary sentence in the March 1913 term of Barry County circuit court on the charge of running a bawdy house in the city of Monett but was released on a parole was placed in the county jail Sunday for violating her parole. She was taken to Jefferson city Monday evening to serve the two years sentence.
Allen Stubblefield returned from Columbia Friday where he has been taking a course in the College of Agriculture.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Edens, south of town received word Tuesday that their daughter, Miss Florence who is teaching near Monett, was thrown from a rig in a runaway Monday evening and received injuries but none serious. Miss Clara Edens went that evening to attend her.
Frank Young returned to Carterville Tuesday after several weeks stay with his parents near Mineral Springs.
Gertrude, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Higganbotham, has scarlet fever. The home was quarantined Saturday.
Otto Turner was given a surprise social Saturday evening , it being his 28th birthday.
Eveline, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Hailey, of near Hailey, is ill from scarlet fever.
Mrs. O. H. Thiele visited her daughter, Miss Anita, in Springfield, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Beauchamp Shore left Wednesday morning for Enid, Okla., to reside. Mr. Shore will engage in the grocery business there with his brother-in-law, Chas. Venable.
Monday's issue of the Monett Times chronicles the death of Rev. W. B. Cochran Sunday at his home in Greenfield, Dade County, after a short illness. The deceased formerly had charge of the Christian Church in Cassville and was well known in the county. He served as a member of the House in the state legislature from both Dade and Lawrence Counties. For some years he was engaged in the newspaper business at Lockwood and Aurora. His body was interred at Ash Grove Monday under the auspices of the Masonic Lodge.
Married: Mr. Floyd Inman and Miss Nellie Marshall, accompanied by Mr. Coleman Fly and Miss Etta Marshall, drove Sunday afternoon to the residence of Rev. W. M. Wainwright in Monett, and were quietly married.
Mr. Inman is a son of Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Inman of near McDowell and is a young man of energy and ambition. The bride is the daughter of the well known family of Mr. and Mrs. James Marshall of Purdy and is popular among her many associates. Their many friends extend them a life full of happiness and usefulness.
An Aged Citizen Dies: Mrs. Sarah Russell, wife of Willis Russell, died at the home of her daughter near Newtonia, Thursday night of last week at the advance age of about 101 years. Mrs. Russell was probably the oldest citizen in Barry County and had lived for a number of years in the vicinity of Butterfield. Her husband died only a few weeks ago. She is also survived by a son, Bud Russell, of Monett. Hr body was interred Saturday afternoon at the Russell Cemetery near Butterfield.
Dr. R. B. Gladden Died: After a lingering illness and months of feeble health, Dr. Robert Burn Gladden of Purdy passed away in the state hospital at Nevada for the insane Tuesday morning. His mental condition came as as result of a nervous break down from which he had been suffering for many months.
Deceased was born in Arkansas in 1854 and in that state he grew to manhood. In 1881 he graduated from the Little Rock Medical College and engage in the practice of medical profession in Sebastian and Benton Counties, Ark., until 1883, when he came to Barry County and located at Purdy. There soon became well known professionally and employed the pride of taking an active part in the civic life of the community. In 1898 he moved to Cassville and lived here until 1902 when he went to Monett and practiced his profession until but three years ago when he retired from his work on account of poor health. Since then he visited different points in Texas and Oklahoma with the view of recovering his former health but it was all in vain and he returned to Purdy some months ago to reside.
Dr. Gladden was one of the very prominent citizens of the county and was well know in the county professionally. He is survived by a wife and a son, Dr. Earl Gladden, who is a practicing physician at Kiefer, Okla.
The funeral service will be held at Seligman today, Thursday, about 1 p. m., under the charge of the Masonic Lodge.
Licenses to Wed:
Joseph S. Cecil, 35, Paden, Okla. & Pearlie Garris,23, McDowell
Floyd M. Inman, Monett & Nellie Marshall, Purdy
Benjamin A. Ellis & Myrtle Greenway, Aurora
March 13, 1913,
Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
New Salem News: Harlan Roller has his new mill house almost completed.
New Salem News: Lewis Sentor and wife are rejoicing over the arrival of a new dishwasher.
Arnhart News: Mrs. John Bowman visited John Simpson's Sunday.
Arnhart News: Mrs. Allen Baker is very low supposed to have consumption.
Arnhart News: Mrs. Mary Bowman made a business trip to Stone County Thursday and returned Saturday.
Union Valley News: Mrs. Emma Eden and daughter, Maude, visited with Mrs. Bridgeman and family of Exeter Saturday night and Sunday.
Butterfield News: Mrs. Jennie Sullivan of Kansas City is visiting her son and his grandparents, John Holder of this place.
Flat Creek News: Mrs. Mary Bowman of near Purdy visited with friends and relatives the last of this week.
Stony Point News: Miss Lona Neill of near Wayne is visiting her sister, Mrs. Tom Hall at Springfield.
McDowell News: Mrs. Sallie Miller and daughter, Miss Faye, visited at Mr. Wainwright's Saturday night and Sunday.
McDowell News: John Martin was called to Aurora last Wednesday on account of the serious illness and death of his brother-in-law, Ed Hanf. He died that evening with apoplexy. Mr. Hanf formerly lived at McDowell. His many friends will be sorrow [sorry] to hear of his death.
McDowell News: Mrs. Will Stubblefield is visiting her sister, Mrs. Burton Williams, in Springfield and other relatives before moving to McDowell.
Wheeler News: Rev. Shipley is holding a protracted meeting at Phelps.
Washburn Prairie News: Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Varner of Exeter, visited the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Varner, last Wednesday.
Washburn Prairie News: Mrs. Geo. Hall of Exeter is spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Sparkman.
Cedar Bluff News: Our school at Cedar Bluff closes Friday, March 14, and we expect to have a nice time. We expect County Superintendent W. E. Hankins down to spend the day with us.
Washburn News: Mrs. Nora Irvin is attending her sister, Mrs. Harrison Antle of near Exeter who was thrown from a buggy by a run-away horse and got her arm broken.
Washburn News: Among the number that took the teacher's examination at Cassville last week were: Amanda Burnett, Grace Journey, Joseph Rowely and Alpheus Lamar.
Washburn News: Frank Durham of Kansas City came Wednesday to visit his mother, Mrs. Sue Durham.
Washburn News: John King of Seligman delivered the largest hog Saturday that has been bought here for years it weighted 800 pounds.
Washburn News: Mrs. Lillie Perkins of Galena, Kan., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Lee Black.
Washburn News: Mrs. Dollie Hickey of Granite City, Ill, came Saturday to see her father, Taylor McGlothin, who is quite sick with erysipelas but is some better at this writing.
J. D. Riddle on Gunter was in Cassville Thursday. While in town he made this office a pleasant call. Mr. Riddle came to this country in the early 50's, and settled in the vicinity where he now resides. He tells vividly many interesting facts concerning the early growths of Barry County.
Clyde Reed, who has been manager of the Dranghon Business College at Fort Scott, Kan., came in Sunday for an extended stay with homefolks near town.
Wm. Flinchum of Monett was placed in the county jail Saturday to serve a thirty-day sentence on the charge of burglary.
Early, seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Davis of Joplin, died Thursday of last week. The remains were brought Saturday to Mano for burial.
E. C. Hessee, son of J. B. Hessee, is ill from inflammatory rheumatism.
Married: The wedding of Miss Myrtle Greenway to Benjamin Ellis of near Butterfield took place Thursday of last week at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. John Fink, near Madry, where she has been making her home. Rev. John McKinzie performed the ceremony.
Mr. Ellis is a son of Francis Ellis who lives near Butterfield but who formerly lived near Madry, and is one of this county's industrious young farmer's. The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Emiine Todd of near McDowell and is prominently known in that vicinity. Both are from families that are among the pioneer settlers of this county. They will reside on a farm near Madry.
March 20, 1913,
Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
Stony Point News: Mrs. Hester Williams is real poorly this week.
Stony Point News: Tom Hodge spent Saturday night with his sister, Mrs. Grace Antle, who got hurt in a runaway.
Arnhart News: Mrs. Ella Ash of Oklahoma is visiting her mother, Mrs. Bowman.
Arnhart News: Miss Flossie Roller is gradually growing worse.
Washburn Prairie News: Mrs. J. J. Park and daughter, Miss Gwendolin, visited her daughter, Mrs. W. B. Roller, part of last week.
Washburn Prairie News: Joe Raines and sister, Miss Ola, visited their sister, Mrs. Stella Farwell of Eagle Rock from Wednesday until Friday. She accompanied them home and remained until Sunday.
McDowell News: Dave Williams was rejoicing over a new grandson born to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Thomas of Jenkins. Grandma Williams has gone down to visit him.
McDowell News: Born to Joe King and wife, a fine boy, Saturday, March 15. Joe is still looking in the glass and saying paps.
New Salem News: Mrs. Elbert Scroggins and son, visited relatives in Seligman Monday.
New Salem News: Aunt Elizabeth Roller and son, Robert, visited relatives at Purdy, Saturday and Sunday.
Gunter News: Jim Mitchell is on the sick list.
Gunter News: Tom Jackson, Sr., has been real sick but is better at this writing.
Exeter News: Elzy Drake of Grove, Okla., has moved to this place.
Exeter News: James Davidson left Saturday morning for California. He will probably locate there.
Washburn News: Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Hewett, a daughter, March 11th.
Washburn News: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Will Myers, a daughter, March 16.
Washburn News: Golden Lawrence died March 17, of pneumonia, at the home of his father, Marion Lawrence, 3 miles north of town, age 16 years. He was buried at Truelove. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved.
Washburn News: Mrs. E. A. Burnett and daughter, Manda, were Cassville visitors Monday.
Washburn News: Bud McGlothlin of Texas returned to his home Monday. He was called here on account of the illness of his father, Taylor McGlothin. This is the first visit he had made to his childhood home in 32.
Butterfield News: Sparlin Hinson [Henson] traded for a span of mules last week.
Pioneer News: Walta Hensely and family have moved to a place near Mt. Vernon.
Pioneer News: Will Feney has purchased Chris Harader's farm and will move to it immediately
Mano News: Died, at her home five miles northwest of Mano, March 16, Sister Susan Smallwood, age 72 years, who was married to Rev. F. M. Smallwood. she was a kind and devoted wife and mother and a Christian woman. She professed faith in Christ in early youth. Her funeral was preached at Mano Church in the presence of a large congregation of relatives and friends by Bro. M. Smith after which the remains were laid in the Mano Cemetery to await the resurrection morning. May God bless and comfort the bereaved husband and children.
Vina News: John Head is slowly convalescing.
Dog Hollow News: Nathan Thomas purchased a cow from Mrs. R. A. Moudy for $50.
Walter Higgs, age 21, of Shell Knob, Barry County and Miss Cora Carlile, age 18, of Springfield, were given the only marriage license issued Friday by County recorder W. W. McMaster. Springfield Republican.
Miss Florence Eden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Edens south of town, closed Friday, a successful term of school at Walnut Grove, southwest of Monett.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Johnson of Wheaton, visited Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. T. Bailey.
Wednesday, March 12, was the birthday of Rev. J. T. Brattin, his daughter, Mrs. Mamie Marbut, and his son Oran. Many of their friends gathered at their home that evening and gave them a surprise social. Mr. Brattin received on Thursday a post card shower in remembrance of his birthday anniversary from the members of the King Point Church in Lawrence County where he preached for a number months.
Eleazor Williamson, of Cassville and Mrs. Lucelia Lloid of near Shell Knob were married Tuesday. They are two of Barry Count's esteemed and respected citizens.
C. Vaught, a member of the petit jury of Corsicana, states that he is enjoying better health than for sometime.
Licenses to Wed:
John Martin, 31, Exeter & Maud Mitchell, 19, Washburn
George D. Edwards, 26, Monett & Anna C. Baldwin, 19, McDowell
L. Albertson, 21, Rocky Comfort & Edna Dorris, 16, Osborn, Ark.
E. Williamson, 67, Cassville & Lucelia Lloid, 66, Shell Knob
March 27, 1913,
Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
New Hope News: Joel T. Hale is able to be up again. We are glad to see him out once more.
New Hope News: M. H. Robertson and wife, J. W. McGuire, Wm. Johnson and others made a call on Joel T. Hale last Sunday.
Butterfield News: Born to Jim Kay and wife Saturday, March 22, a son.
Union Valley News: Mr. and Mrs. James Payne of Rocky Comfort spent Saturday night at Lot Sensensey's.
Dog Hollow News: We were sorry to hear of he deaths of Mrs. Allen Baker and Miss Flossie Roller. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved families.
New Salem News: We are sorry to hear of the serious illness of Mrs. Robt. Fountain. We hope for her recovery.
McDowell News: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Vern Whited a daughter, Sunday, March 22.
Milwaukee News: J. A. Baker returned Saturday from a five week's visit in East Tennessee. His health is about like it was when he went away. They have not had a snow there this winter but it rained most every day he was there.
Shoal Creek News: George Sim had a new phone put in on our new line Saturday.
Shoal Creek News: Mrs. Ann Keeling is reported some better at this writing.
Eagle Rock News: George Wilson has moved to R. W. Whittington farm near Eagle Rock.
Eagle Rock News: Abe Hall was called to Ornogo to the home of his sister, Susan Shrum, stating that she was dead.
Eagle Rock News: J. C. Whittington and J. M. Garrett made a business trip to Seligman Saturday and returned Sunday.
Eagle Rock News: R. W. Whittington and son Claud are running the Eagle Rock mill as Tom Garrett has moved on his farm.
Eagle Rock News: Mrs. Young, Mrs. Henry Skelton's and Walter Young's stepmother, was visiting them a part of last week.
Suburban News: Lloyd Clayton purchased twelve acres of apple orchard from Rev. T. F. Kennedy Thursday of this week.
Arnhart News: George Jackson and wife have moved in their new home and like it fine.
Arnhart News: Mrs. Allen Baker died March 17, with consumption. The bereaved have our heartfelt sympathy.
Arnhart News: Mrs. Mary Bowman was called to the bedside of her brother's children, James McCracken of Cassville.
Arnhart News: Miss Flossie Roller who has so long suffered with the rose cancer passed away Easter morning. The remains were laid to rest in the Arnhart Cemetery. Rev. Pryer preached the funeral. To the bereaved we extend our heartfelt sympathy.
Sunnyside News: We are very sorry to hear of the death of Walter French who died Sunday evening March 23, at 6 o'clock. He left a wife and three children to mourn his death. Mr. French was known as a good man and a true citizen by all who knew him. He was 36 years old. They took his body to Clifty, Ark., for burial. We extend our deepest sympathy for Mrs. French.
Sunnyside News: Miss Pearl Barnes and brother Willie, will leave for Iowa soon to spend the summer. We regret to see them leave.
Sunnyside News: Miss Gertie Anderson of Rock Springs spent Easter with her sister, Mrs. Geo. Roller.
Sunnyside News: John Lenox and family will soon move to the Johnson place where they will live during the summer.
Stony Point News: Born to Roll Weatherly and wife, a fine girl, March 20.
Stony Point News: Mrs. G. W. Weatherly and Mrs. Frank Overton visited their brother John Packwood of Shoal Creek, Wednesday of last week.
Washburn News: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Williams, Mach 20th a daughter.
Washburn News: Miss Maye Hancock and father Will Hancock returned Saturday from Marlin Wells, Tex., where they have been for some time for the benefit of Miss Maye's health but we understand she is very little improved.
J. C. Tucker of Golden, while in Cassville the first of last week, stated that he had made an order for the first car load of the Indiana silo which he is an agent for. He believed that there will be a number of silos build this year in that section of the county.
Circuit Court Proceedings [Click here to read]
Licenses to Wed:
John S. Capps, 41, Exeter & Allie Phillips, 40, Cassville
Ernest R. Perriman, 24, Jenkins & Erma Thomas, 18, Leann
Robert S. Dummit, 48, Purdy & Ova Stogdale, 28, Cassville
Robert L. Hughes, 26, Beloit & Valeria Jones, 19, Pierce City
James L. Pratt, 19, Monett & Maud Rice, 17, Monett
Bert Elsey, 23, Exeter & Pearl Davidson, 21, Exeter
W. A. Davis, 53, Oacoma, S.D. & Mary E. Gray, 37, Cassville
Frank W. Jennings, 30, Joplin & Daisy Crotty, 27, Joplin
John A. Doty, 21, Clio & Pearl Seagraves, 18, Clio
April 3, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
Circuit Court Proceedings [Click here to read]
Sunnyside News: Andy and Elijah Reid visited homefolks, Sunday.
Dog Hollow News: J. W. Prier and family, R. N. Boyd and wife and father and Misses Cora and Lois Blalock visited at W. R. Crane's Sunday.
Dog Hollow News: Mr. Misenhelter and Mrs. Leni Wyatt were married one day last week.
Dog Hollow News: Levi Turner and family Granby have returned to "Old Barry" after several years absence.
Dog Hollow News: We are sorry to learn of the serious illness of Mrs. Mollie Fountain of Washburn. We hope for a speedy recovery.
Flat Creek News: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Calhoon, March 22, a fine boy. Mother and babe are doing nicely.
Seligman News: T. P. Hulsey was called to Springdale, Arkansas on account of the sickness of his mother.
Vanzandt News: Frank Overton and son, Porter, visited on Shoal Creek Sunday.
Independence News: Mrs. Rebecca Rogers who is very low with lung trouble, was moved to the home of her nephew, Calvin Stamps, at Ridgley, Sunday.
Independence News: Ira Packwood and family have moved to Tulsa, Okla., to make their future home.
Independence News: Harris Montgomery has moved to Neosho.
Bethel News: Rev. Ira Marbut and family, of near Arnhart visited his mother, Mrs. Mealie Marbut of near Mt Grove, Sunday.
Bethel News: Mrs. I. C. Inmon [Inman] of near Mt. Grove is on the sick list.
Wheaton News: Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Paris, March 21, a boy.
Wheaton News: Chas. Howard and family, accompanied by Wiley Howard, will leave Saturday morning for Colorado to look out a location.
Wheaton News: John Garber, living west of town, and a Miss Turner of near Stark City, were united in marriage last Sunday. They will reside at the Garber farm 2 1/2 miles west of town.
Wheaton News: While digging a grave in the cemetery at Diamond, Monday morning, in which the body of Rev. L. Kutsinger was to be interred Austin Sneed had his right hand blown off by the premature discharge of a piece of dynamite which he was handling.
Wheaton News: Verna Kelly, living northwest of town and Miss Pearl Duncan, living 1 1/2 miles east of Rocky Comfort, were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony, Wednesday of the week. These young people have many friends in this vicinity who wish them much happiness thru life. Journal.
New Salem News: Miss Bonnie Roller visited her sister, Maud, recently.
Rocky Comfort News: U. S. Davidson has traded his interest in the store to James Harrell for his farm.
Rocky Comfort News: J. M. Long delivered a fine bunch of hogs to Wheaton last week.
Rocky Comfort News: Chas. Lamberson and Columbus Duncan left last week for Colorado.
Washburn News: J. H. Mooney has traded out his stock of goods and gone to farming.
Washburn News: Mrs. Ol Davis attended the funeral of Mrs. G. W. Gurley at Purdy Saturday.
Washburn News: Mrs. W. O. Black of Cassville spent from Saturday until Tuesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Stark.
Washburn News: Mrs. John Frost returned home Sunday from Rogers, Ark. She was accompanied by her son, K. A. Frost and son.
Washburn News: Harold Trowbridge of Texas came in Thursday for an extended visit with his mother, Mrs. Celia Trowbridge.
Liberty News: Claud Maxwell has been pretty bad sick with neuralgia but is up again.
Liberty News: Jerry Laney filled his regular appointment at High Point Sunday.
Gunter News: We hear that Mr. Llewelyn of Oklahoma formerly of this place is on his way back here to live.
Gunter News: Frank Nickle is preparing to build a home on his father's place in the near future.
Belleview News: Mrs. Wm. Allen is able to be up after a long spell of sickness.
Butterfield News: Pauline Brattin has been sick for some time but is better at this writing.
Thomas Terry and Mrs. Ella Harris were married at the latter's home in this city, Monday afternoon. J. S. Plattenburg performed the ceremony. They will live on a farm near Butterfield.
Grover Fulton, a merchant at Washburn, was here Monday.
Miss Gladys McNally is teaching a spring term of school in the Vanzandt district.
F. R. Dummit, a prominent farmer on King's Prairie, was in attendance at circuit court Saturday.
H. E. Gooch, a teacher in the Cassville High School, spent Saturday and Sunday in Springfield.
Will Lathim spent Friday night in Cassville. He is teaching a spring term of school in the Lion School District in Lawrence County.
J. C. Lowe took charge as superintendent of the county farm Tuesday. J. F. Jordan, who has been superintendent of the farm for the past three years, has moved to this farm near Butterfield.
Jas. Roller of Rock Springs locality, south of Washburn, was here Saturday. He stated that the wheat in that section of the county was making a fine showing lately and promises to be an excellent crop if nothing inures it later.
Bert Smithson of Exeter is now a mail clerk. He was successful in his examinations and has been directed to assume his duties at Kansas City as headquarters.
T. M. Bayless, north of town in the Shady Grove locality, received word Tuesday from his brother, Fred Bayless, of Maple, Ind., stating that two of his three brothers who live at Peru, Ind., have been rescued there in the flood. The information stated that one brother and nephew were rescued in a public library building, another brother and neice [niece] were rescued in a public school building and his other brother had not been found. The city of Peru is situated on the Wabash River, a tributary to the Ohio, and is badly damaged, the flood having swept over the entire city. Later: Mr. Bayless states that he has received further information from Peru stating that all three of his brothers were safely rescued.
Call on W. W. Witt for the celebrated Old trusty Incubators. The best made.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Ault, Monday, March 31, a daughter.
G. A. Crane closed Friday a successful eight months school at Butterfield. Mr. Crane is recognized as one of Barry County's successful teachers.
About 2 o'clock Tuesday morning the fire department at Perice [Pierce] City was called to the burning residence occupied by W.W. Johnson and family on Ford Street, which resulted in the death of Mr. Johnson. His right arm was burned off at the shoulder an both limbs just above the knees. Mr. Johnson had been confined to his bed for some time with the pneumonia fever and was unable to escape. A lamp explosion is said to have caused the fire. Monett Star
Licenses to Wed:
Aaron Misenhelter, 60, Cassville & Leni Wyatt, 44, Cassville
Thomas M. Terry, 39, Butterfield & Ella Harris, 25, Cassville
W. C. Dunbar, 66, Monett & Mary Knee, 48, Monett
April 10, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
Gunter News: The infant babe of Alfred Terry died Sunday, March 30, and was buried at New Church.
Gunter News: Levi Turner from Granby is moving to Mr. Roller's farm which was vacated a few weeks ago by Ab McRay. We welcome Mr. Turner in our midst.
Dog Hollow News: Alva and Mary Crane spent Thursday night with their uncle, J. T. Pryor on Roaring River.
Vanzandt News: Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Journey of Washburn visited the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Weatherly, Sunday.
Vanzandt News: Mrs. W. E. Bell is very ill at this writing.
Suburban News: Mrs. F. S. Lovell and daughters, Lydia and Verna, spent Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. T. F. Kennedy.
Suburban News: Mr. William Carterman and Miss Lenna Britton dove to the home of Rev. Henry Beck Thursday afternoon and were quietly united in marriage. Their many friends wish them much success and happiness through life.
Cross Hollows News: We are sorry to hear of so much loss of life and property by tornado in Kansas and other states last month.
Cross Hollows News: J. E. Widders and family of Gunter visited his son, Noah, Sunday.
Rocky Comfort News: Jack Patterson of Powell was looking after business interests her Tuesday.
Rocky Comfort News: W. M. Spurlock, agent for the Baker medicine company was here Friday.
Stony Point News: Charley Weatherly and wife was called to Webb City last week to see their daughter who is very sick.
Shady Grove News: Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Reed and Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Ruddick spent last Sunday with Charley England and family of Doss.
Seligman News: Dr. John Sparkman of Springdale, Ark., was here Friday and operated on Crystal Mahan for an abscess. The operation was successful and the patient is doing fine.
Seligman News: W. J. Apple has sold the Linden hotel to his brother, George, who has taken possession.
Washburn Prairie News: Drs. and Mrs. C. M. Sparkman and grandson, Milton, of Cassville, visited his parents, M. B. Sparkman and wife at this place Sunday.
Washburn Prairie News: Mr. and Mrs. Jake Pickens and son, James, of Neosho came Friday to visit their uncle, Wm. Varner and family. Messrs. Pickens and James returned home Monday morning. Mrs. Pickens will remain a week or more.
Washburn Prairie News: Mr. and Mrs. J. Pickens and son, James, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Fulton and son Eugene, J. S. Varner and family, E. W. Daugherty and family, R. L. Dunn and wife, J. A. Baker and wife, Mrs. H. J. Hopkins, Mrs. J. A. Longley and children, Mrs. F. A. Weston and children and Nana Hopkins visited at Grandpa Varner's Sunday.
McDowell News: Mrs. Lockhart of Crane visited her daughter, Mrs. Ira Hemphill, this week.
McDowell News: Mrs. Suda Martin and sons, Ralph and Glenn visited at Jim Todd's Sunday.
McDowell News: C. L. Dyer and wife visited their daughter, Mrs. Claud Maxwell, Sunday.
McDowell News: Will Stubblefield and family was called to see his brother, Charles of Joplin who is at his mother's, Mrs. S.S. Ruddick. He is low with consumption. His sisters, Mrs. Anna Ervin of Springfield and Mrs. Clumm Ellis of Crane has been with him. We hope to hear of him getting well as Charles is a good boy and loved by all who know him.
Mano News: Amos Fowler and wife visited their daughter Mrs. Nora Stephenson, Sunday near Mineral Springs.
New Hope News: J. C. Tucker and others around are talking silo.
Oak Ridge News: Mrs. Fred Anderson of Hungry Hollow is staying at Cassville so the doctor can see her regular. She has been in very poor health for the last year. We are glad to say she is reported improving.
Farmer Ennes and Miss Vesta Ryan, both of Mineral Springs were married Sunday. Mr. Ennes is one of Barry County's successful school teachers. They both come from two well respected families and are well known in the community.
Anita Mitchell, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mitchell, has been very ill of scarlet fever.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Arnold of near town and daughter, Mrs. W. R. Hale of this city, left Wednesday evening of last week for an extended visit at Sommerset, Kentucky, the old home place of Mr. Arnold. He had not been back there for 20 years.
John T. VanHook Dead: John T. VanHook, a well know citizen of Cassville, passed away at his home here at 5 o'clock on the morning of Monday, April 7, 1913, after an illness of several weeks of stomach and bowel trouble.
John VanHook was 63 years, 7 months, and 1 day old and was born at Berryville, Ark., Sept 6, 1840. He was the son of Benjamin F. and Mary A. VanHook, who when their son was a small child moved to Round Rock, Texas, and were among the early settlers of that county. His father was killed there by the Indians in 1860. About 33 years ago he and his mother came to Cassville where he had lived until death. He was married to Miss Emma Hensley in 1893, a daughter of J. F. Hensley of Mt. Vernon. He is survived by his wife and four children, Herman, Julian, Mary and Ernest VanHook and two sisters, Mrs. Caldonia Sallee of Oklahoma, Mrs. Gilberta O'Neal of New Mexico and a brother, Ben VanHook of Claremore, Okla.
The funeral ceremony was held at the Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. After an appropriate sermon was delivered by Rev. C. M. Smith, of Exeter his body was laid to rest it the Oak Hill Cemetery.
J. T. VanHook was a man of strong convictions, with the courage to express them. He was tenderly devoted to his family and his love of home and companionship of his children was one of his marked characteristics. The deceased will be missed especially in Cassville where he has lived so long.
An Aged Citizen Passes Away: Mrs. Rachel L. Dotson, wife of the late George Dotson and one of the community's respected citizens, died at her home in Cassville, Tuesday afternoon, April 8, 1912, aged 81 years and one day. Her death was due to old age. She had been in poor health for several weeks and her death came as no surprise to her many friends.
The deceased was born April 7, 1832 in Indiana. In that state she grew to womanhood and was married to George Dotson in 1849. Within a few years later they came to Missouri and settled near Washburn. Some years later, they resided in the Pasley locality until moving to Cassville. They were among the pioneer settlers of this country. They were blest in marriage by the birth of three children all dead except a son James Dotson of Shawnee, Okla. She is also survived by 4 grand children and 14 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the home of Rev. E. A. Frost and interment made in the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Dotson was a member of the Christian Church and her Christian life gained the respect and esteem of her acquaintances.
Ray - Mitchell: John Ray and Miss Mary Mitchell, both of Cassville were married at the home of the bride, Sunday morning at the hour of nine. Rev. Yarbrough, pastor of the Christian Church of this city solemnized the ceremony which made the happy couple man and wife. The wedding was a quite affair, only relatives and a few close friends of the family were present.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Mitchell and is a young lady of many accomplishments and culture. She is popular with her associates and her friends are numbered by her acquaintances.
The groom is a young man with an ambition to make a success and is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ray. For some time he was a traveling salesman for the Hagen Paper Co. at St. Louis but is now associated with the Cassville Democrat.
The Republican joined the many friends of the young couple in extending congratulations.
After a lingering illness from tuberculosis, Harlin Wilson, died at his home near Osa, Sunday March 30. Deceased was born in Tennessee and was 61 years old. He has lived in Southwest Missouri since early childhood and leaves a wife and five children, all grown but one, to mourn his death. Interment was made Monday at Osa by the Masonic fraternity of which Mr. Wilson was a member. - Crane Chronicle.
Licenses to Wed:
M. W. Larid, 42, Mineral Springs & Josie Duncan, 17, Cassville
W. M. Carterman, 23, Cassville & Linnie Moore, 17, Cassville
Edward G. Wood, 50, Colorado & Fannie Keetor, 29, Ashville, NC.
Charles W. Baird, 23, Monett & Loise Kelthly, 20, Monett
Hugh A. Miller, 21, Monett & Lula Miller, 21, Monett
Roscoe C. Carlin, 19, Monett & Alla Browning, 19, Monett
Edward M. Walton, 23, Purdy & Maude Williams, 24, Monett
Farmer Ennes, 23, Mineral Springs & Vesta Ryan, 19, Mineral Springs
John P. Ray, 21, Cassville & Mary E. Mitchell, 21, Cassville
[Research Note: Roscoe Carlin was a grandson of William Marshall and Nancy (Haddock) Carlin, and a great grandson of Charles Haddock Jr. and his first wife Sarah Collins.]
April 17, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
Flat Creek News: The little infant babe of Vick Calhoon's died Monday, April 7 and was buried in the Carney Cemetery.
McDowell News: Misses Clara Hemphill, Emma Bowers and Lulu Pearl with Opal Griffith of Cassville attended church at McDowell Sunday and visited Clara's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hemphill.
McDowell News: Will Dyer and wife visited Mrs. Dyer's sister Sunday and Sunday night. Her nephew, Charles Stubblefield living here is very ill.
McDowell News: Uncle Jim Wilhite and little grandchildren, Maurene and Charles Stubblefield visited at John Martin's Sunday.
McDowell News: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Thomas of Jenkins visited at Mrs.. Thomas' fathers, Dave Williams Sunday.
McDowell News: Mrs. C. L. Dyer is on the sick list for the last week. Also Mr. Dyer was very sick and Dr. Robertson was called this morning, Monday.
McDowell News: Grandma Osburn is very feeble and is not able to be out.
McDowell News: Little Morris Dyer, Glenn Martin and Chester Neil were among those little friends that were invited at Clint Marbut's home Saturday evening in honor of his little daughter Marsell's 8th birthday. Refreshments were served and all had a good time. She received quite a few nice presents.
New Hope News: Mr. and Mrs. A. L. McCracken visited their son, James of Purdy, Friday night.
Clark News: Ollie Burton's child died Saturday quite suddenly and was buried Sunday. They have our sympathy in their sad bereavement.
Suburban News: Babe Black's baby has been real sick with pneumonia fever the last few days.
Suburban News: Mrs. F. S. Lovell has been suffering severally this week from an attack of neuralgia.
Liberty News: Mr. Curr moved his saw rig and engine home Saturday. [Carr?]
Butterfield News: Rev. G. A. Ferguson of Centerville, Kan., has bought the M. E. Gentry stock of goods at his place and has gone into business.
Rocky Comfort News: Mrs. E. I. Carter has traded her town property to E. E. Frank.
Shell Knob News: Mrs. Anseny Brock was quite sick last week but is better now.
Wayne News: Miss Maye Hancock died at her home near Washburn Saturday.
Washburn News: Sam Woodruff has bought a lot north of the bank and is erecting a building for milling purposes.
Washburn News: Amos Burnett is spending a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Burnett.
Washburn News: Harold Trowbridge, returned to his home at Kennett, Saturday, where he has a position with the Frisco telegraph system. He has been visiting his mother, Mrs. Celia Trowbridge.
Washburn News: H. D. Westmoreland died at the home of his son, Seaton Westmoreland, April 11, 1913. He was born in Stokes Co., North Carolina, Aug 8, 1825. He was married, when young to Miss Marshall, and was the father of twelve children, two sons and seven daughters survive him. His wife preceded him to that better world seven years ago. He was a member of the Methodist Protestant Church and was an old citizen to Barry County having lived in and around Washburn forty years. Funeral services were held at the residence at 2 o'clock Sunday by Rev. W. P. Wardell and interment made a Washburn Prairie Cemetery.
Washburn News: Miss Maye Hancock, daughter of William and Alice Hancock died at her home one mile north of town, April 12, 1913, of rheumatism and pneumonia. She leaves one sister, Mrs. Curtis Martin of Joplin and four brothers to mourn her death besides her parents and a host of friends. Funeral services were conducted at the residence by Rev. Eli Stephens and interment made at Maplewood Cemetery. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones.
Miss Mae Hancock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Hancock of near Washburn, died Saturday, age 19 years. Her ailments were rheumatism. She had lately retuned from Marlin, Texas, where she had been for treatment. Her body was interred Sunday at the Maplewood Cemetery at Exeter.
Prof. L. E. Pummill, a former teacher in the Cassville High School, has been re-elected principal of the Crane public school.
Married: Sunday, April 6, 1913, at the home of W.R. Browning of Kings Prairie, occurred the marriage of his daughter, Miss Allie Browning to Roscoe Carlin of Stones Prairie. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlin and is a prominent young farmer. The bride is the daughter of W.R. Browning is well known in the vicinity of Monett. She always has a pleasant mood and has many friends on account of her pleasant companionship. the mother having died when Miss Allie was a child, when was performed the duties at the home for this character of her life she deserves much praise. Their marriage unites two of the most highly respected familiar of this section of the country. After the wedding ceremony was performed by Rev. W. M. Wainwright, refreshments were served to the following guests: W. R. Browning and family, E. E. Eagle and family, J. M. Eagle, Mr. and Mrs.. W. M. Wainwright and granddaughter, Walter Anthony and family, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Browning, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Bolten, Mr. Porter, Delmer and Bold Browning, Homer and Harrel Ash, Misses Mable [Mabel] Eagle, Neoma Eagle, O'Deltha Carr. A friend.
Means Ray, associate editor of the Cassville Democrat has resigned his appointment to the position as deputy Inspector of Petroleum Olis [Oil?] and has accepted the position as chief clerk of the state Insurance Department at Jefferson City. Salary $2,000 per annum. He assumed his duties this week.
Ep Northcutt of Ridgely has found to have smallpox, Thursday of last week and County Physician Rawhouser placed him under quarantine. He is reported to be doing nicely.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sparkman, Saturday, April 12, a son.
J. W. Turner has moved to the Arch Hessee property, formerly occupied by Ross Stuckey.
Wm. Henley has received a nine dollar increase to his pension. He will now draw twenty-four dollars per month.
Mrs. Addah Longley, of Washburn Prairie, closed a successful term of school at Mendon in Lawrence County, Friday. This is Miss Longley's third term at Mendon.
A. L. Galloway and Fred Williamson have traded their mill property at Bolivar for a 440 acre farm in Laclede County.
Walton - Williams: Sunday, April 6, occurred the most popular wedding that has been known on King's Prairie for some time at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Williams, their daughter Maud, being married to Edward Walton. While the wedding march was being played by Mrs. C. A. Dummit the birde and groom marched in the best man and bridesmaid. Rev. Wainright performed the ceremony. The bride was dressed in a beautiful cream serge and carried a bouquet of bridal roses. The best man was Onas Williams. The bridesmaid was Miss Margaret Williams was dressed in white and she also carried a bouquet. Mrs. C.A. Dummit, the pianist wore a whit silk gown and the flower girl Miss Ida Dummit was dressed in pink silk. After the ceremony was preformed the couple received the hearty congratulations of their friends. A bountiful dinner was spread which as enjoyed by all.
The friends and relatives present were Rev. and Mrs. Wainright of Monett, Mr. and Mrs. Onas Williams of Monett, Mr. and Mrs. Wade, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Dummit and family, Mr. and Mrs. Sturgis of Monett, Mr. and Mrs. Tillman Henderson, Mrs. Amanda Mayfield of Plymouth, Ill, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Exposito and family and Miss Lois Wainright of McDowell. They received many beautiful presents from their friends.
The groom is a prominent young farmer of near Purdy. The bride is an up-to-date young lady of King's Prairie. May their lives be bright and sunny and may God's rich blessing rest upon them. Communicated.
Chas. Baird of Stotts City came down Saturday and visited his brother, J. H. Baird, and family till Monday.
Lizzie Christine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pleasant Carlin, died Monday at 8 o'clock, after an illness of a few hours. She was two years old. The child's death was caused by poisoning and is it believed that eating some canned good caused ptomaine poisoning although the other children ate the same food and were not affected. Funeral services were held at New Site Church Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock and Interment was made in New Site Cemetery. Monett Times [Research Note: Pleasant Vernon Carlin was married to Charlotte Tennessee Russell, a Zachariah & Chloe (Albritton) Haddock descendant. Pleasant Vernon Carlin was a Charles & Sarah (Collins) Haddock, Jr. descendant.]
Mrs. J. K. Northcutt died Tuesday, morning, April 15, at 12:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Inman, of Webb City. Mrs. Northcutt was in her ninetieth year, and up to the last few months had been strong and vigorous for one of her advanced years. Her death was caused by a general breakdown of he whole system. She was the mother of Mr. S O. Barker of this place. Monett Times. [Research Note: Juanita Turner Parks was the wife of Joseph Kennard Ellis Northcutt. She was born Oct 12, 1823 and was buried at Pierce City Cemetery, Lawrence Co., MO. Chloe Louise Northcutt, mentioned above, was married to Henry Inman. Also among her children was Mintie Ellis Northcutt the wife of William Sherman Carlin, a Charles Haddock, Jr. descendant. Other children were Mary Ann Northcutt who married Newton Cannon Charles; William Northcutt husband of Mary Ann Gowen; Benjamin Franklin Northcutt husband of Mary Miranda Rogers; Frances Ellen Northcutt, wife of Andrew Alexander Denton; Carrie P. Northcutt, wife of Penell Samuel Pitman; Elizabeth Parlee Northcutt wife of Albert Wesley Bethel. She died in 1897; Joseph Buchanan Northcutt who died in 1887. ]
Teachers Employed of the School Year of 1913-1914 [Click here to read]
Licenses to Wed:
Harold P. Aydelott, 20, Monett & Lucile Taylor, 19, Monett
John Long, 24, Monett & Mary Nickerson, 22, Monett
Jacob Zinn, 32, McDowell & Birchie Hoggett, 17, McDowell
Thomas C. Coons, 19, Flat Creek & Lula S. Rickman, Aurora
April 24, 1913, Thursday, Cassville Republican, Barry Co., MO
Seligman News: Winter Frost of Boise, Idaho, is here spending the summer with is brother, Will. W. E. Frost, who has been attending school at Pea Ridge, Ark., is also at home.
Flat Creek News: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Foster are the proud parents of a fine girl.
New Site News: Again the death angel has visited our neighborhood claiming of his little Lizzie Christine, the two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pleasant Carlin. Christine was ill for only a few hours and all that loving hands and doctors skill could do was done for her. But he deadly poison which she had secured in some unknown way did its terrible work and her spirit was called home leaving only the house of clay. She was laid to rest in the New Site Cemetery after services conducted by Eld. C. M. Smith. The sorrowing family and relatives have the deepest sympathy of all in this their time of trouble. But little Christine has gone home to the Savior, making one more link in the chain which binds us to Heaven and gladly will she welcome parents, brothers, and sisters when shall come their time to go.
Suburban News: Mrs. Lula Ruddick died April the 19th, at the home of her father, Jim Beck, two miles northeast of Cassville. She leaves a father and a mother, three brothers, two sisters besides a husband and little child to mourn her death. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. T. F. Kennedy and interment made at the Horner Cemetery. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones.
Arnhart News: Grandma Bowman and daughter, Mrs. Ella Ash of Oklahoma visited with friends and relatives in Lawrence County last week.
Arnhart News: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Carney are visiting their daughter, Mrs. C.C. McCracken at this wiring.
High Point News: W. P. Hayworth is able to be up again.
High Point News: John Simson [Simpson] went to Monett Saturday on business.
Gunter News: Tom Harris and family visited at John Simpson's last Sunday.
Gunter News: Bud Reynolds has moved on Tom Harris' place.
Oak Ridge News: Born to Geo. E. Brown and wife last week, a girl. Mother and babe are doing fine and that grin on George's countenance is only measured by the length of his face.
Stony Point News: We are sorry to hear of the death of the little daughter of Cliff Burton. The bereaved family have our sympathy.
Stony Point News: Miss Minnie Feeland of Mt. Sinai has our school for next fall.
Stony Point News: Miss Gladys McNally visited homefolks from Friday until Monday.
Cross Hollows News: Loren and Elvie Land visited their nephew, Leonard Widders, Sunday.
Washburn News: Amos Burnett and sister, Miss Lydia left Sunday or Colorado Springs where they went for the benefit of the latter's health.
Washburn News: Morton Fuller had the misfortune last Wednesday to get his hand badly cut while grubbing. He lost the index finger and two more are badly cut.
Washburn News: Doe Burke and family moved to Kansas last week.
Washburn News: Ernest Mosely of Monett visited his sister, Miss Mamie Mosely, from Monday until Wednesday of last week.
McDowell New: Mrs. Dave Williams and daughter, Miss Leila drove over to Purdy, Monday morning.
Shell Knob News: Silas Cottrell and family are getting up again from their attack of he measles.
Sheriff Connell made a trip last week to McAlester, Okla., and accompanied J. O. Sparks to the state prison, where he has been sentenced to spend 90 years for the murder of R. L. Cares at Grant in July 1912. Hugo Husonian. Mr. Cares was a son of J. F. Cares of near Hailey and formerly lived in Cassville.
Chester Collins, merchant at Mineral Springs, has his new business house completed. Mr. Collins intends to handle a general line merchandise, which will be of much convenience to the people of that community.
Ben Johnson shipped three carloads of hogs to Kansas City Saturday.
Mary Ellen, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Burton of near Exeter, died about 12 o'clock Sunday of scarlet fever. Mary was 3 years, 11 months and 24 days old and was ill only a few days. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the residence and interment was made in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cassville.
John Cullop, a well known citizen of this county, died Sunday at his home in Exeter, age 80 years, 2 months and 10 days. His death was due to complication of diseases. The deceased was born in Kentucky, Feb 10, 1833. He had lived in this county for a number of years, having resided at Purdy, Seligman, and at Exeter. He is survived by three sons by his first wife, deceased. They are: Ed. of New Mexico, Thomas and John of California. In 1877 he was married to Elizabeth Curry whom he is also survived. After short funeral services were conducted by Rev. Moses Smith of Exeter, his body was laid to rest in the Maplewood Cemetery at Exeter. [Cullup]
Clearance Hankins is at Springfield taking a professional teachers course in Draughton business College.
Mr. and Mrs. George Callaway are the happy parents of a son, which arrived at their home in Carthage on Wednesday, April 16.
W. P. Jones, of Pioneer, was in Cassville, Monday.
Mrs. Ruth Wilbur of Arabia, Neb., arrived Tuesday to visit her brother, H. F. Strang of Clio. They had not seen each other for 20 years.
Mr. and Mrs. Ora H. Hudson visited Sunday Mrs. Hudson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson at Monett.
J. A. Higgs, an old time resident of this place, but now a resident of near Cassville, is here visiting his sister, Mrs. Julia Ann Brite, who is now over 92 years old and very active for her age. Peirce [Pierce] City Leader.
Licenses to Wed:
Allen Wagoman, 38, Wheaton & Nellie Roten, 23, Fairview
Chas. Iden, [Eden?] 32, Monett & Josie Davis, 29, Monett
Rupert M. Beight, [Bright?] 22, Newtonia & Ethel Ash, 20, Purdy
Dayton Brattin, 24, Ridgely & Cora Ruppert, 18, Wheaton
H. Mank, 37, Verona & Dora Craig, 38, Verona
Randall T. Judd, 50, Alba & Frances Granger, 26, Monett
Chas. A. Johnson, 62, Seligman & Flora A. Johnson, 56, Seligman
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