Thursday, January 1, 1891
The Social World.
Where the Banquet was Spread and Society Royally Dined.
Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Teffl's hospitable board welcomed to its elegant repast a
few friends who assisted the kind host and hostess to make their Xmas a merry
one. After dinner the little guests were treated to a pretty Xmas tree placed in
the library. The guests were: Messrs and Mesdames A.J. Minard, J. Neerny, Mrs.
Chas. Sheppard, Misses May Sheppard, Bertha Neerry and Eva Valentine; Messrs.
Geo. and Ed Teffl, and Masters Fred Neerry and Chas. Sheppard.
Mr. and Mrs. G.D. Milligan celebrated the time of feasting in a most
enjoyable manner. Their table was beautifully decorated with roses and tempting
viands. The guests gleefully gathered around it in pleasure intent. Each guest
received a fragrant ______ as a favor and all ___ took with relish of the
bountiful feast. The guests at the dining were: Messrs. and Mesdames Dr.
Cleland, Jas. Abbott.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Grubbs delightfully entertained the family and friends at
dinner Thursday. The viands most excellent that composed the menu were daintily
served and highly appreciated by the guests whose memory of this Xmas will ever
be a pleasant one. Those present were: Messr. and Mesdames Dr. Clements, Ned
Grubbs, Parrish and Grubbs; Misses Lizzie Parrish, Belle Jennings, Irma and Neal
Booth and Mr. Chas Grubbs.
Dr. and Mrs. E.T. Robberson gave an elegant dinner Thursday to the members of
the family, and a most enjoyable day and a royal feast was indulged in by those
present. The guests were Messrs. and Mesdames Walter Robberson, Lee Holland,
Misses Fannie Berry, Georgia and Lydia Robberson, Masters Jamie and Lee Holland.
Mr. and Mrs. G.R. McCabe honored the day of merry family reunions with a
delightful dinner to a few friends. The day was a very enjoyable one to all
present. The guests were Messrs. and Mesdames Jo and Lou Paul and families, Mrs.
Lizzie Heffernan, Misses May and Maggie Heffernan and Mr. Chas. Thompson.
Dr. and Mrs. Ish spent our annual holiday in entertaining a number of friends
most delightfully. A splendid dinner was daintily served at two o'clock and most
heartily enjoyed. The guests were Messrs. and Mesdames John McGregor, C.B.
McAfee, Arch McGregor, Linwood Harris and Mr. Ernest McAfee.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Davidson gave a family dinner on Thursday that proved most
enjoyable to all. Those present were: Messrs. and Mesdames J.W. and Albert
Davidson, Wm. Armstrong and Wm. Buckley.
Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Doolittle's home welcomed several guests Xmas day who
enjoyed the day so pleasantly spent and a delightful feast. Those present were
Mr. and Mrs. R.K. Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Parsons.
Mr. and Mrs. W.O. Oldham most plesantly entertained at dinner Thursday the
members of the family. Those present were Messrs. and Mesdames Clarence and Guy
Oldham and Miss Lindsey and Frank Oldham.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Headley entertained Dr. and Mrs. Watson and Mr. Ed Watson
at their hospital home on Thursday to dine and assist in making Christmas cheer.
Dr. Barrett and wife invited Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cox and Mrs. Teal to assist
them in making their Xmas dinner most enjoyable and entertaining.
Mr. and Mrs. H.N. Williams spent Xmas most delightfully with Mr. Ben Grist
and wife at their handsome home on Washington avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Garwood entertained at Xmas dinner Mr. Garwood's mother, of
New York City, and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Stewart.
Mr. and Mrs. J.M. White celebrated Xmas with a good dinner. Among the guests
were: Mrs. Kirk and Miss Etta Glover.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McGregor, and son, John, dined with the family of J.D.
Williams on Elm street Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Crist dined with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crist most enjoyable in
the day of feasting and happiness.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Houston, of Robberson avenue, entertained at dinner
Thursday Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Agnew.
Mr. and Mrs. H.S. Bennett of Woodland Heights, entertained Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Bartlett at Christmas dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Kilham entertained Mr. and Mrs. Jo Hall and Mr. T.B.
McMerrick at Xmas dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Keet gathered the members of their family around
their table to celebrate the Xmas feast.
The Misses Dunklin dined with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Learch
[Leach?] on Xmas day.
Miss Laura Hadyn entertained a number of young ladies and gentlemen with an
elegant dinner on Thursday.
Mrs. Mary Crowdus, of Boonville street, entertained the members of the family
at dinner Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilchrist entertained Miss Sallie Lathim at their elegant dinner
Mr. Dorsey Denton and wife entertained Miss Hardy Thursday at Xmas dinner.
Mr. Alex Anderson is spending Xmas in St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. T.H. Riley spent Wednesday visiting North Side friends.
Mrs. G.B. McMerrick is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Betts of Carthage.
Miss Nora Richardson, of St. Louis, spent Xmas with her mother in this city.
Messrs. Henry Davis and H.S. Warner spent Xmas with St. Louis relatives.
Miss Daphne Edwards is the guest of Mrs. Skinner, of Washington avenue, this
Mrs. Skinner arrived Wednesday night from a pleasant visit to St. Joseph
Mr. Tom Barham spent Thursday most delightfully among friends in Ash Grove.
Mrs. Dr. Robberson departs Sunday night to visit St. Louis friends for a few
Miss Mary Renniker, of Carthage, is the guest of Mrs. S.M. Shideler of
Miss Adele Beland is spending the holidays with her sister Mrs. Kennedy of
Miss Irma Booth is spending a few days as the guest of Miss Kittie Evans on
the North side.
Mr. Joe Henslee is home from St. Louis to spend Christmas with his parents,
Dr. and Mrs. Henslee.
The business meeting of the Au Fait Club will be held at Mrs. Arch
McGregor's next Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Emily Olliver is spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Belle
Olliver, in Marysville, Mo.
Mr. Chas. Waite, of Kansas City, is spending the Xmas time with his mother,
Mrs. Waite, in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo E. Hopkins and daughter, Janet, of Alton, are the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eaton, of Main street.
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Jennings, who have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Bosworth, returned Sunday to their home in Brunswick.
Mr. Jack Hornbeak contemplates visiting friends in Kansas City soon. On his
return he will be accompanied by his sister Miss Olive Hornbeak.
Mr. Hugh Furguson, of St. Louis, spent this week with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. D.R. Furguson, of Washington avenue.
The celebrated Noss Family will appear at the Grand the 1st in their musical
comedy, A Quick Match. The play is a most laughable one and all will enjoy its
Many people enjoyed most thoroughly Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Heffernan's silver
wedding in Monett last Tuesday evening. They received many handsome gifts and
good wishes for many happy returns of the day.
The Stowaway, a most realistic and novel play, will be at the Grand next
Tuesday evening. Some of the scenes of the play are most thrilling and the
interest commanded is intense.
Maggie Henson, who married her husband, William M., in Polk county in August,
1876, charges him with adultery and abandonment. She asks the custody of the
Susan Davison vs W.R. Davison, divorce. The grounds are that defendant
assaulted plaintiff with his fists, threatened to shoot her and committed
adultery. This unhappy couple were married in Greene county, August 4, 1889.
Lucy Pulps, whose maiden name was Armstrong, states that she was married to
her husband, Perry, in Sharp county, Ark., February 12, 1883, and continued to
live with him until about February, 1888, when he failed and refused to provide
the necessaries of life, at various times truck her in a brutal manner, called
her vile names and abandoned her. She asks the care and custody of their
daughter, now five years old.
Was not in session last Saturday, having adjourned until court in course,
Monday, January 5th.
Circuit Court Crumbs.
Only twelve days until the January term.
Judge Hubbard is taking a much-needed rest.
The court room would be much improved by a thorough scrubbing and dusting.
H.E. Havens, prosecuting attorney-elect, will be ready for business when
Nannie Buchanan has instituted divorce proceedings against her husband, J.S.,
charging abandonment and failure to support. She asks that her maiden name of
Kissee be restored.
Agnes B. Cody asks judgment against Bunker Bros. for $2,000 damages arising
over the sale of some city lots.
The Real Estate Investment Co. have sued Haseltine Bros. for $600 damages for
failure to pay interest on three promissory notes.
Four suits on accounts were filed on the 27th inst. against Levy & Weinberg
by P. Haggerty & Son, F. Gray & Co., Warren Bros. and Rockford M. & H. Co.
Ash Grove, Dec. 31. - D.W. Bayless, the young man charged with outraging Miss
Jessie Kennedy, and about which so much has been said by the papers at home and
abroad, was tried here before R.H. Livingston and acquitted. Young Bayless will
return in a few days to his friends in Illinois, having come from there here
without a requisition to meet this charge.
T.J. Bearden, Constable of Boone Township.
Robert Harrison, an orphan, 11 years old, was arrested this morning on charge
of breaking into the second-hand store of E.A. Taylor, on College street, and
stealing two revolvers, each value at $3. Will Penrose, his companion, will be
arraigned on the same charge. The crime was committed on or about December 28th.
Justice Chinn consulted with the prosecuting attorney this afternoon, and it is
likely the lad will receive a short jail sentence, he having admitted stealing
Married in a Buggy.
Justice Chinn performed a novel wedding this afternoon on the street. W.N.
Harrington and Miss Nora B. Thomas were married in a buggy in the presence of a
large crowd. The groom is a son of Col. Almus Harrington.
Thursday, January 8, 1891
North Town Burglars.
On Saturday night some enterprising burglars entered the premises of C.P.
Ermis, the popular caterer to the inner man on Commercial street, and after
opening his refrigerator took every thing it contained and conveyed it away. The
sports eluded oysters, turkey chicken and other delicacies of the season. Mr.
Ermis had to procure a fresh supply yesterday morning for his customers.
Harry Fyan Married.
Harry Fyan and Miss Sophia Wallis were married in Marshfield Christmas day by
Rev. I.A. Thomas. He is a son of Judge Fyan, congressman-elect from the
Thirteenth district, and has many friends in Springfield who wish him prosperity
in his new relations.
Escaped from the Marshfield Jail.
Mack and Robert Jordan, arrested a few days since on charge of grand larceny,
escaped from the Marshfield jail Wednesday night and at last accounts Sheriff
Hubbard had no clue. The Greene county authorities should be prepared to capture
them if they come here.
Temples Of Justice.
The recently elected members of the County Court, Presiding Judge A.B.
Appleby and Associate Judges S.M. Houston and J.D.L. Waddle, Sheriff John C. Day
and County Clerk T.J. Spraggings met this morning and inaugurated the new County
Court. They proceeded with their duties like clear-headed business men, and will
doubtless soon master all legal intricacies of their important offices and
protect faithfully the best interests of the people of Greene County, regardless
of political bias, section or religion.
Judge A.B. Appleby, the presiding judge, is a native of Greene county, and
belongs to one of the very best families in the county. He is a farmer,
prosperous and enterprising. He served as commissioner in locating the new
county jail, but is not responsible for the character of the building. The late
county court managed the construction. That Judge Appleby will be faithful,
__________ in the important office we have no doubt, and while The Leader
differs with him in politics we hope there will never arise an occasion where
that difference should be manifested. The Leader will vie with him in advancing
the interests of Greene county.
Judge S.M. Houston is not a native but has lived in Springfield long enough
to win the esteem and confidence of all who know him. He is trained in business
and has a large interest in our city and county. That he will be enterprising,
honest and capable we have no doubt.
Judge J.D.L. Waddle has lived in Greene county nearly all his life and is an
extensive farmer. He has been an active politician, but we believe this is the
first county office he has ever been elected to. He is a good citizen and
believe he will be an honest and incorruptible judge.
The following business was transacted this morning:
Road petition of W.C. Potter et al. referred to commissioner.
Road petitioned for by D.H. Merriman et al. referred to commissioner.
The report of S.A. Reed, superintendent of the alms house, shows the total
expenses for December to be $289.36. Inmates December 1st 45; admitted, 10;
total, 55; dismissed, 1; died, 3; number on hand at end of month 51 - 28 males
and 23 females. On New Year's night one of the inmates gave birth to a daughter.
Dr. W.P. Camp, county physician, certified that James McManus is almost blind
and is worthy of charity.
George C. Youngblood stated that Mrs. Martha J. Ragsdale is insane, that she
has not sufficient real estate to support her at the state lunatic asylum and is
a resident of Greene county. No action was taken by the court.
The appointment of J.H. Paine as deputy recorder was approved.
In matter of road petitioned for by Marion Davis et al., a motion was filed
by A.E. French et al. to dismiss proceedings; exceptions were filed to the
report of commissioners by A.E. French and J. Walters.
Following accounts allowed:
S.A. Reed, superintendent alms house, salary...$75.00.
Mrs. S.A. Reed, services...$15.00.
Sarah Ferrell, cook...$20.00.
Dr. J.E. Warden appointed physician to alms house and jail for one year,
commencing January 7, 1891, at a salary of $500, he to furnish medicines except
what is now on hand.
A warrant for $17 was ordered drawn on the poor fund in favor of T.F.
Spraggins, county clerk, for benefit of Martha J. Ragsdale, insane, to pay
expenses to Nevada asylum; also $65 for first half year's keeping.
Petition of J.M. Rezer et al. to vacate road in Brookline township read and
The bonds of M.O. Bedell, collecter, in sums of $200,000 each, were presented
and approved. The securities are William G. Porter, L.H. Murray, E.T. Robberson,
Lee Holland, John O'Day, E.D. Parce, T.E. Burlingame, J.W. Powers, J.D.
Sheppard, C.B. Holland and T.B. Holland - a very strong bond.
G.C. Wallis and Phillip Schneider, road overseers, were allowed $14.50 and
Valuation of personal property assessed to Ishmael Lee for 1890 reduced from
$1,145 to $385 on account of erroneous assessment.
A.P. Routh presented bond of $500 for dramshop license. Approved and license
Ordered that a warrant be drawn on the poor fund for $10 in favor of L.M.
Mooney; also one of $8 in favor of T.C. Asbridge and a similar amount in favor
of J.C. McManus.
Martha J. Ragsdale ordered to Nevada insane asylum.
George Campbell, A.J. Potter and H.W. Langston appointed a jury to assess
damages in road petitioned for by L.H. Murray et al. Said road runs along the
Petition of William Looney et al. to vacate part of Springfield and Orleans
W.P. Cook allowed $43.25, for services as road overseer of district 22.
Michael J. Weinberg vs Moses Levy, equity; motion filed by receiver to
require the sheriff to turn over surplus in his hands or show cause to contrary
to T.J. Delaney, receiver; bills of exceptions filed by Selz, Schwab & Co., and
S. Rothschilds & Co.
John McGrath vs J. Mitchell et al.; appeal granted to St. Louis court of
appeals and plaintiff given sixty days to file bill of exceptions.
Albion Manufacturing Co. vs A.S. Groves, note; dismissed by plaintiff at his
State ex rel. John Potter, collector, vs S. Alexander, delinquent taxes;
dismissed by agreement at defendant's costs.
Same entries concerning Mary E. Sherwood et al, S.M. West and one Thomas.
Belle Young vs. Christian Church, ejectment; appeal granted to supreme court
and plaintiff given sixty days to file bill of exceptions.
Belle Young vs E.L. Weaver; same entry.
Belle Young vs C.W. Thrasher, appeal from probate court; appeal granted to
St. Louis court of appeals and plaintiff given sixty days to file bill of
Same vs same, appeal from probate court; judgment charging executor, C.W.
Thrasher, with $220 interest on note of said Thrasher to estate of Henry C.
Young, deceased, which $220 has not been charged in the probate court and
judgment disallowing the $300 voucher for money paid to Henry C. Young, son of
deceased, same having been prematurely paid before an order of distribution;
motions for new trial and in arrest of judgment overruled; appeal granted to the
St. Louis court of appeals and defendant given sixty days to file bill of
The Recordership Contest.
C.L. Dalrymple, contester, vs T.S. Wilson, contestee, contest of election;
report and count of County Clerk Demuth filed; notice of contestee, T.S. Wilson,
under section 4,708,R.S. 1889, filed; protest and answer of contestee filed by
The document is voluminous. The total number of votes counted for Dalrymple
without question was 4,201; Wilson, $,315; Cobban, Prohibitionist, received 80;
J.D. Biggs and M.O. Bedell each received one vote. The number of votes
questioned is 80. Mr. Delaney, attorney for contestee, claims to have found a
large number of ballots loose in one of the boxes. Mr. Demuth, county clerk,
refuses to certify to this fact, claiming that the ballots fell from the string
after it had been cut by Mr. Delaney. The clerk also declined to take some of
the boxes into the circuit court room, and knowing his duty in the premises, but
is willing to respond to a subpoena or receive any instructions the court may
have to give in the matter.
Saturday afternoon Mr. Delaney, attorney for Mr. Wilson, filed a counter notice,
a copy of which was served upon Mr. Dalrymple, as follows:
To C.L. Dalrymple, Contestant:
You are hereby notified that I will contest as fraudulent the following votes
counted for you for the office of recorder of deeds, and that I will offer
evidence in support thereof:
Boone township - J.W. Keith, Eli Keith, D.B. Culberson.
Third ward - J.W. Hall, J.H. Paine, Wm. A. Stranges, S.A. Hamilton, E.C. O'Day,
E.T. Emery, J.O. Page, J.C. Mathews, L. Shields, W.E. Chambers, T.J. Hardesty,
R.B. Rogers, A.J. Jarrett.
First ward - A.Z. Chambers, T.M. Kinney, Jno. S. Sanders.
Sixth ward - Peter McGee, C. McDonald, T.H. Leather, D.L. Morris, B.Shobe.
Seventh ward - W.C. Whittaker, A.E. Randall, N.R. Babbitt, J. Dickens, Jno. R.
Tallent, P.H. Martin, W.H. Thompson.
Second precinct, Campbell township - John Thies, C.F. Matthis, Andrew Valhdik,
Lewis Brone, M.S. Sharp, Charles Riddle, F.W. Dietze, Jacob Brown.
Third precinct, Campbell township - S.I. Haseltine, James Patton.
The counter notice also alleges that there was not a full complement of judges
in the Fifth ward, and therefore the vote in that ward should not be counted.
The above notice was filed in compliance with the law, which requires that the
contestants shall be served with notice from contestee at least six days before
the first day of the term of court of the ground of contestee's defense.
The case was set for trial towards the end of the term, but may be taken by at
any time. The decision of the court will depend largely on the ruling upon one
or two points in regard to marking Australian ballots. The case will be watched
with a great deal of interest.
The regular January term commenced Monday and will last three weeks.
Following business was transacted Monday:
Estate of Barthelno Ballard, minor; curator ordered to pay J.W. Wier $1 for
medical service; same allowed $2.25 each against estates of Ira and Jerome
Estate of Arthur Quisenberry, minor; W.S. Vandagriff, curator, ordered to
expend $100 for tuition and board at Southwestern Business College for term
beginning January 5, 1891.
Estate of Cora Belle Bird; report of sale of real estate filed, approved and
Inventory and appraisement filed and approved in estate of J.B.F. Jennings,
Estate of George M. Cox; claim of C.B. McAfee set for hearing January 7,
Inventory and appraisement approved in estate of Annie Naughton, deceased.
The re appointment of W.L. Mack as clerk of this court was made and bond of
$1,000 approved. The bondsmen are R.E.M. Mack, W.T. Webb, S.H. Epley and J.C.
Estate of H.C. Young, deceased; appeal of C.W. Thrasher, executor, from order
of court allowing Belle Young her $400 statutory allowance granted and bond
taken by clerk in vacation examined and approved.
Estate of Madison Jarrett, deceased; will admitted to probate by clerk in
vacation approved by the court; also bond taken and letters granted to Thomas N.
Appleby as administrator, with the will annexed, approved.
Inventory and appraisement approved in estate of Peter M. Merritt, deceased.
Inventory and appraisement approved in estate of William Danforth, deceased.
Estate of George Thorne, deceased; appraisement of personal property and sale
Estate of Hartwell Ivey, deceased; report of sale filed, approved and deed
Estate of W.S. Tinsley, deceased; W.T. Sloan files receipt of Amanda Hardin
for $17, J.H. Tinsley and Angie Tinsley $17 each; administrator allowed $1.83
for extra services; final receipts in estate of W.S. Tinsley filed and
First annual settlement approved in estate of Edward C. Cloud; balance due,
Estate of James W. Inman, deceased; will admitted by clerk in vacation
Estate of Zeda A., William P., Ada E. and James W. Burrow, minors; report of
sale of real estate filed, approved and deed ordered.
Final settlement filed in estate of Fred D. Lindenbower.
Estate of W.G. Hobbs, deceased; petition for sale of real estate filed and
publication ordered; proof of publication shown and land mentioned in petition
ordered sold, either at public or private sale; final settlement continued to
July term, 1891.
Estate of Ozias Bailey, deceased; will admitted to probate by clerk in
vacation filed; William Goodlet appointed administrator, with the will annexed,
and ordered to give $8,000 bond.
Estate of Grant Marley, minor; annual settlement filed showing balance due
estate of $28.10. Approved. Curator ordered to turn over said amount to ward and
administration discontinued, as said ward is capable of taking care of said
Jane C. Cutter allowed $608.33 against estate of George W. Bennett.
Final settlements filed in estates of A.J. Goodin and George Vandiver.
Estate of James Murphy, deceased; John C. Murphy files bond, with James B.
Evans, Henry White and J.H. Patton as securities, in sum of $250. Approved and
Estate of James M. Murrell; deceased; continued to April term, 1891, for
Estate of J.B.F. Jennings, deceased; application of widow for $400 statutory
Estate of William Kelley, minor; petition filed to vacate order appointing
W.T. Chiles guardian of the person and estate of said minor.
Estate of Nancy Fondren, deceased; objection to final settlement filed.
Estate of E.P. Hine, deceased; claim of Ozark Lodge No. 297, A.F. and A.M.,
for $77 allowed on note.
Estate of George Murrell, deceased; will admitted to probate; Martin S.
Murrell, W.F. Long and Richard H. Snider, executors, not required to give
security and letters issued to them after giving an indemnity bond of $20,000.
The will is dated July 26, 1890, and the attesting witnesses are A.S. Cowden,
J.S. McAllister and W.H. Cowden. Deceased recently died at Fair Grove and first
provides for the payment of all just debts; second, bequeaths to his
granddaughter, Emily Tracy, $125; third, to his grandson George Wommick, $125;
fourth to his granddaughters, Eula and Tititha Wommick, Nancy Minor, Julia
Tracy and Louella Wommick, $125 each; fifth, to his grandson, Wesley Wommick,
$125, his other granddaughters, Louisa, Clara, Cora, Dora, Lula and Maggie
Murrell each get $125, as also do his remaining grandsons, Alpheus, George and
Thomas Murrell and Alvin Bates; sixth, all the remainder and residue of the
estate is bequeathed to his wife, Emily Murrell, for the term of her natural
life and in fee to his son, Martin S., and daughters, Elizabeth Hartley, Lane
Hartley, Rosena Snider and Clementine Long, share and share alike, provided the
said parties are empowered to dispose of any of the real estate at any time they
shall see fit, my wife consenting; seventh, he appoints his son, Martin S.
Murrell, and his sons-in-law, W.F. Long and Richard H. Snider executors of his
last will and requests that they be not required to give security.
Estate of William Kelley, minor; petition to vacate order appointing W.T.
Chiles guardian and curator withdrawn and proceeding dismissed.
Estate of J.P. Moore, deceased; ordered that 4440 be distributed among the
Estate of John A. Patterson, deceased; ordered that Mrs. Sallie and Dan
Patterson, widow and son, be required to appear and qualify as administrator of
Bond filed, approved and letters issued in George Murrell estate.
Estate of W.H. McAdams, minor; ordered that C.H. Goffe, curator, file an
additional bond of $2,500.
Estate of P.A. Danforth, deceased; final settlement continued to next regular
Edward Christian, who was indicted in this city about two years ago on charge
of cutting timber unlawfully and jumped his bond, was captured on the 3d inst.
near Oakland, Ark., on the Missouri line, by W.H. Thomas, deputy United States
marshal, and will be taken to the Carthage jail this evening, Judge Philips
having ordered all prisoners arrested on capiases to be confined there.
Defendant has been hiding in the Boston mountains a long time and is now willing
to have the case settled as soon as possible.
Samuel Beets, formerly of St. Paul, Ark., was arrested by Mr. Thomas today on
charge of selling liquor at Chadwick without license. He will be examined
tomorrow afternoon by Commissioner Howell.
W.S. Hawks, who was arrested by Deputy Marshal Thomas recently is having a
preliminary examination before Commissioner Silsby on charge of taking money
from a letter between Springfield and Memphis. About twenty witnesses are to be
examined and the case will probably not be concluded today. Defendant is
represented by J.C. Cravens and C.D. Rogers.
Cruelty To Animals.
J.A. Frink, secretary of the Humane Society, this morning swore out a warrant
against Grant Boswell for general cruelty to animals. He is the owner of three
horses and two cows, and it is alleged that he is abandoning them, causing
them to starve.
A Sensational Arrest.
Constable Shackelford yesterday afternoon arrested J.W. Fuller, engineer at
the Metropolitan electric motor power house, on complaint of his wife, Blanche,
who alleges that he married her in Kansas about eight years ago and she has
since learned that he has a wife living near Troy, N.Y. Defendant gave $500 bond
to appear before Justice Fath on the 13th inst. J.A. Frink is his attorney.
Charged With Slander.
Jefferson Brock, of Ash Grove, will be arrested on complaint of William N.
McCall, who alleges that Brock slandered him by circulating a report that he
burned the Flat Rock school house some time ago. The warrant was sworn out
yesterday before Justice Fath.
Barry County News
Seligman, Mo., Jan. 6. - Weddings have been numerous throughout the county.
Albart Stubblefield, of Kansas City, has been visiting his relatives at
Prof. H.M. Massey, of Seligman, is teaching a class in penmanship down in
John Stubblefield, of Kansas City, has purchased a farm near Exeter.
Jo W. Chaney, of Lamar, Mo., is spending a few weeks with relatives at
Charles Ellston and wife, of Mammoth Springs, Ark., will make their future
home in this county.
A crazy man has been at several places in this county, having fits on the
streets. His name and whereabouts is unknown.
Charles Jones, roadmaster of the Monett and St. Paul division of the Frisco
line, has been visiting friends at Seligman.
Dr. A.A. Johnson, of North Missouri, has been visiting relatives at Washburn.
T.H. Baldwin, of Cain, Iowa, is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Jo. H. Towles, of
O.D. Harbush, formerly a citizen of this county but now of Texas, is visiting
Lum Chad, of O'Day, was run over by a runaway team last week which resulted
in breaking his leg.
It is a current report that S.B.M. Holmes, of Seligman, is soon to receive
$15,000 as a draw from the Louisiana lottery company. If true it will be the
first handsome draw that has been made in this county, while there has been
about $50,000 or $60,000 paid into that lottery from this county.
Barry county mines are developed more and more each week. Better signs of
lead and jack appears in larger quantities. There are many new prospects now
being made in the north part of the county. There has already been several
shipments of jack made from the Purdy mines and others. Without a doubt
Barry county will soon be developed into one of the best mining counties in
John F. Bigbee and wife contemplate leaving next Monday for Buford, Ga.,
their future home. Mr. Bigbee is a native of Springfield and his host of friends
regret to lose him and his amiable wife. John will devote his time and attention
to looking after gold mines in the Blue Ridge regions, and The Leader wishes him
prosperity and hopes he will return in the near future.
Thursday, January 15, 1891
Valuation on personal property assessed to A.R. Fearn for taxes of 1890
ordered reduced from $1,130 to $630 on account of erroneous assessment.
William W. Johnson loaned school money to amount of $200. His securities are
John A. Cline and J.H. Bouslog. W.W. Johnson and wife file mortgage, duly
executed, on lot 72 in Queen City addition to secure said loan.
Following accounts were allowed:
C.C. Hill, coal...$85.42.
Gear Bros., labor...$3.40.
J.F. Russell, labor...$8.00.
King Bros., merchandise...$48.61.
A.T. Weir, insurance...$7.00.
Road petitioned for by Joe Mullings et al. ordered opened at expense of road
district through which it passes.
Road petitioned for by E.B. Putman et al. ordered changed at expense of
The petition of A.C. Persing et al. to vacate a portion of the Springfield
and Melville road was granted.
Following accounts were allowed:
W.W. Donham, fee bills in criminal cases...$937.70.
E.H. Lair, services...$2.50.
Eugene Jones, road overseer...$12.50.
W.P. Patterson, witness fee...$2.00.
J.W. Williams Hardware Co., merchandise...$15.05.
Samuel Woods, treasurer...$125.00.
L. Sutter & Co., merchandise...$8.50.
J.M. Tune & Co., merchandise...$12.75.
W.M. Armstrong, feed...$1.80.
S.A. Brown & Co, lumber...$13.00.
A.Y. and J.B. Ross, merchandise...$ .90.
John S. Gridley, beef...$6.40.
E.E. Colby, city map...$25.00.
Same, services as road commissioner...$83.55.
Same, office supplies...$2.05.
Thomas Goodman, services...$1.00.
Headley & Dunphy, merchandise...$38.73.
Ordered that John Chenoweth be notified to appear and complete his abstract
for loan of school funds on his bond of August 18, 1890.
J.W. Waddle borrowed school funds to amount of $300, with C.C. Waddle, M.A.
Waddle and M.M. Waddle securities.
Road petitioned for by Marion Davis et al.; leave given A.E. French et al.,
objectors, to withdraw motion to dismiss and also their objections to report of
Road petitioned for by James Pickering et al. ordered opened at cost of
Ordered that the county clerk publish a notice that sealed proposals will be
received up to noon on first Monday in February from banking incorporations,
associations or individual bankers in Greene county for the deposit of county
H.L. Gamble and H.S. Mason, road overseers, allowed $18 and $44.68 for
A warrant for $5 was ordered drawn on poor fund in favor of Lee Brown.
A warrant for $10 was ordered issued to T.E. Spragins, county clerk, for
benefit of Bertha Matlock, a patient at Missouri School for the Blind.
Williams Hardware Co. presented a receipt for $6. The money was ordered
turned into the treasury, bill having been paid twice.
Before adjourning until Wednesday the following business was transacted:
H.C. Ausburn borrowed school money aggregating $335.
Bond of James Beverly in sum of $600 for building approaches to Sac river
Road petitioned for by J.W. Owen et al. ordered opened at expense of road
district through which it passes.
M.A. Waddle borrowed $200 school funds, with J.W. Waddle, F.E. Sheppard and
N.J. Waddle securities.
G.W. Gaddy also loaned $100. Securities: M.A. Waddle, George W. Wyatt, Daniel
Hendrix and S.M. Erwin.
M.M. Waddle loaned $100 school money with C.C. Waddle and J.W. Waddle
J.F.F. Cunningham allowed $15.31 for repairs on court house.
Valuation on W.W. Jeffries' property, assessed for 1890, ordered reduced from
$2,100 to $1,865 on account of erroneous assessment.
Valuation of lot 10, Ramsey's addition, assessed to G.W. Nichols, ordered
reduced from $150 to $100 - erroneous assessment.
Valuation on lot 18, block 1, Emery & McCann's addition, assessed to T.G.
Goldsmith, ordered reduced from $200 to $65 - erroneous assessment.
Following accounts were allowed:
P.J. Smith, services...$5.00.
M.C. Vinton, merchandise...$4.75.
E.A. Taylor, work...$4.25.
C.B. Sanders, treasurer of lunatic asylum No. 2, St. Joseph, be paid $129.50
for expense of keeping the following Greene county patients: T.J. Henslee,
Catharine Mosier, Florence Samuels, M.P. Collier, S.M. Prophet and J.N.
Road petitioned for by G.W. White et al rejected on account of irregularity
Road petitioned for by Frank Helbig et al. set for hearing on the 21st.
Hugh Boyd loaned $300 school funds, with James E. Decker and J.R. Bates
Estate of Asa Lyman, deceased; final settlement continued till October term,
Estate of John Hulse, deceased; final settlement of Pairlee Bringleson
(formerly Hulse) administratrix of said estate, filed, approved and ordered
discharged upon filing final receipt of her successor for $93.80.
Estate of John W. and M.C. McCrosky, minors; thirteenth annual settlement
filed and approved.
George F. Killingsworth allowed $9.25 against estate of Margaret Hamilton,
Inventory filed and approved in estate of Rachel Edmonson, deceased.
Estate of John A. Patterson, deceased; Frank Tilley, by his attorney, E.C.
O'Day, asked leave to withdraw his application to enforce administration on said
estate; also his demand for $52 filed against said estate, which is ordered done
and further proceedings thereon discontinued.
Estate of Josiah G. Danforth, minor; ordered that curator pay Dr. Bartlett
$40 for one brace bought for said minor.
Estate of James W. Inman, deceased; James E. Inman appointed administrator
with the will annexed and bond of $500 approved.
A.B. Appleby files his resignation as curator of the estates of Josiah G.
Danforth et al., minors, which is accepted and his discharge ordered when he
makes final settlement and files receipts of his successor.
Inventory and appraisement approved in estate of Madison Jarrett, deceased.
Estate of George Ruhl, deceased; Sarah Ruhl, widow, ordered to give $1,800
bond, after which letters of administration will be granted.
Estate of L.A. Grubbs, minor; annual settlement approved; balance due estate,
Estate of M.A. Grubbs; same entry except that the balance due is
Estate of Nancy Fondren, minor; ordered that John L. McCraw, curator, pay out
of any funds that shall come into his hands and belonging to said estate $100 in
the purchase of one-fortieth interest of Josephine Caldwell in and to the real
estate described in the petition filed for said purpose by curator.
Estate of Robert Fondren, minor; same entry in regard to the interest of
J.C.T. Wood allowed $41 against estate of Mary Gorman, deceased.
Estate of Hugh F.B. Farmer, deceased; ordered that the administrator use for
repairing buildings on farm of deceased the lumber mentioned in inventory,
appraised at $1.50; ordered that administrator be credited with one bee hive,
appraised at $1_ the same being the property of J.G. Bingham; ordered that
administrator be allowed $2 per day for five trips to farm in looking after same
and his expenses of $5.10 in said trips.
Estate of William E. Witherspoon, deceased; report of sale of real estate
filed, approved and deed ordered.
Estate of John Hulse, deceased; court finding that Prather Hulse,
administratrix, with the will annexed, has since her appointment remarried and
letters heretofore granted ordered rescinded; A. Bingham appointed administrator
de bonis non and ordered to give $500 bond.
Partnership estate of Murrell & Long; W.F. Long, one of the surviving
partners, granted letters and gave bond of $12,000. His securities are G.D.
Milligan and T.E. Burlingame.
Estate of Joseph M. and Edwin L. Newberry, minors; second annual settlement
Estates of William S., Bentley I. and Virginia E. Newberry, minors; second
annual settlement approved.
Estate of George W. Jones, minor; ordered that curator be allowed $118.10 for
support and education of said ward; settlement filed showing no further assets;
administration ordered discontinued and curator relieved from further liability
on his bond.
Estate of Clara R. Jones; final settlement filed and approved.
Stancil & Moran allowed $1.25 against J.T. Hubbard estate. They were also
allowed $2.65 against M.B. Loyd estate.
Final settlement of curator filed in estate of William L. Coombs, minor.
Estate of H.C. Young, deceased; motion heretofore filed for distribution
Jake Rothschild allowed $23.25 against estate of W.D. Pickel, deceased.
Estate of James Buford et al; John Buford, curator, pays into court the fees
in full and ordered that he be discharged from further liability on his bond.
Estate of Joseph L. and Walter W. Burnett; J.H. Aikin files report of sale of
real estate to E.R. Redfearn and others filed.
Estate of Rosa M. Buckner; curator allowed $20 for services; White & McCammon
allowed $10, attorney's fees.
Estate of Walter S. Buckner, minor; curator allowed $35 for services; White &
McCammon allowed $10 attorney's fees.
Estate of Giles T. Newbill, deceased; final settlement filed and approved;
balance in administrator's hands, $138.02; ordered that administrator pay in
full all second-class demands allowed against said estate and pay balance on the
fourth-class demands of McCormic Reaper Co. and be discharged upon filing
Estate of Walter S. Buckner; final settlement approved and curator
Settlement approved in Rosa M. Buckner estate.
Springfield White Lime Co. allowed $28.08 against estate of S.H. Welsh,
Depositions were filed in partnership estate of Bray & Cravens.
Sixth annual settlement filed and approved in estate of J.A. and William C.
Annual settlements approved in estates of Aubry Thackery and Clara R. Jones.
The curator was discharged in latter estate, having filed final receipt of ward.
Estate of William Klein, deceased; settlement continued till next regular
Estate of P.A. Klein, minor; same entry.
Estate of J.M. Jarrett, deceased; petition file by administratrix and order
of publication made.
Estate of Joseph L. and Walter W. Burnett, minors; reports of sales of real
estate to E.R. Redfearn, J.W. Frame, Mary J. Firestone and David Gouty approved
and deeds ordered made.
Estate of Kindred Rose, deceased; final settlement of J.E. Winfield,
executor, continued until April term, 1891, for final settlement.
Estate of John S. Waddill, deceased; continued to April term, 1891, for final
J.W. Beerhaus allowed $3.32 against estate of John W. Hulse, deceased.
Estate of Jerome C. Kinney, deceased; continued to April term, 1891.
Settlement in Julius Kassler estate continued until October term, 1891, for
Estate of Cora Belle, James and Katie Bird, minors; deed acknowledged; J.L.
McCraw, curator of estate of said minors, in open court asked deed to certain
real estate to P.C. and Drezella Lillard.
Settlement continued till October term, 1891, in Mamie Genong estate.
Estate of John J. Kassler, minor; final settlement filed and approved.
Same entry in Fred Kassler estate.
Estate of A.C. Conley, deceased; annual settlement filed and approved; there
not being enough personal assets in hands of administrator to pay all debts
allowed against said estate, it is ordered that administrator sell at public or
private sale 80 acres in 19, 30, 20, subject to the homestead and dower of
widow, and that he report his proceedings at the next term of this court.
Sweetzer, Pembrook & Co. and Wright Bros. & Co. vs Delaney and Dodson,
attachments; separate answers filed.
J.J. Boyd vs Springfield and Connecting Railway Co., damages; stipulations
Frank Cunningham and Jacob Albert vs Frisco Railway Co., damages; motions for
costs (sworn to) and answers filed.
Head & Johnson vs A.C. McKnight, equity; demurrer filed.
H.D. Frink vs A.B. Norton, attachment; orders to file petition and issue
Amanda Cornelison vs Frisco Railway Co., damages; set for trial by agreement
February 3, 1891.
Frisco Railway Co. vs J.M. Weine, foreclosure; evidence heard and judgment
for plaintiff for debt and damages, $227.71; land ordered sold for debt.
Same vs Charles Schmuckel; same entry for $450.04 damages.
Same vs J.H. Russell; same entry for $193 damages.
Ozark Land Co. vs Gustav Newman, foreclosure; same entry for $101.85 damages.
Frisco Railway Co. vs Allen Abby; same entry for $239 damages.
Same vs Daniel Walling; same entry for $475 damages.
John T. White, to use of White & White, vs James Whittaker et al. note;
dismissed for want of prosecution.
Julia Lambeth, administratrix, vs M.L. Hoyal, note; trial by court and
judgment for plaintiff; first count, $89.55; second, $15.95; judgment against
each party by agreement of parties for one-half costs.
James G. Gaines vs D.S. Dorrell, appeal from justice of the peace, debt;
motion to affirm judgment sustained; against appellant and securities for debt
Michael J. Weinberg vs Moses Levy, partnership; motion filed by Glacer Bros.
for investigation as to assignment; motion __ __ Walker Dry Goods Co. for
investigation as to assignment.
George W. Erskine vs D.E. Morrow, injunction; motion to require security for
Indianapolis National Bank vs J.H. Reynolds, note; time to plead or answer
extended till January 19, 1891.
In re application of W.T. Davis, attorney's license; applicant examined by
the court and license granted.
W.P. Morgan was also examined and granted license to practice law.
J.W. Richardson, ex-policeman, appointed deputy sheriff.
W.S. Myrie vs J.C. Edmonson et al, replevin; motion for costs filed.
A.H. Julian vs John Harshbarger, attorney's fees; deposit made as tender to
the amount of $30.
John C. Maus vs City of Springfield, $10,000 damages; proof of notice of
intension to apply for change of venue filed by defendant.
C.L. Dalrymple vs Thomas S. Wilson, contest of election; deposition on part
of plaintiff filed.
Sarah Hurst and her husband vs City of Ash Grove, $5,000 damages; mandamus
dismissed by plaintiff at their costs.
P.B. Perkins vs C.K. Dyer, appeal from justice of the peace, subscription;
continued by agreement.
John C. Maus vs City of Springfield, damages; by agreement of parties
judgment for plaintiff for $1,000 damages.
Answers were filed in six tax suits.
F.E. Headley vs H.L. Buck, rent; dismissed at cost of defendant by agreement
J.J. Boyd vs Springfield Connecting Railway Co., damages, dismissed at cost
of plaintiff per stipulations.
James H. Reynolds, vs Polly Reynolds, partition; alias writ ordered to
sheriff of Christian county to bring in Samuel Haguewood.
M. Steineger vs J.E. Wood, Springfield Grocer Company, garnishee; motion to
W.C. Kelton Stove Co. vs same in two cases; same entry.
Answers, demurrers and pleas in abatements were filed in over a hundred
Judge Wallace, of Lebanon, heard the following motions:
G.A. Ramsey vs Thompson Manufacturing Co., bill in equity; stipulations
P.B. Perkins vs Headley Bros., contract; stipulations filed on motion for new
Judge Hubbard then resumed the bench and closed the September term by
disposing of the following cases:
Sterling C. Robinson et al. vs J.K. Gilmore, bill in equity; motion filed by
plaintiff to exclude a certain part of the defendant's evidence overruled;
judgment for defendant; motion for new trial filed by plaintiff and hearing of
same continued until next term.
Clay Roberts, for contempt of court, paid the clerk $20 and satisfaction of
judgment was ordered entered.
Court adjourned until next Monday, 12th inst.
Grand and Petit Jurors
The following grand and petit jurors were drawn for the February term of
Campbell township - D.D. Berry, J.M.O. Car and John McGregor.
Boone - Joseph Keith.
Republic and Pond Creek - T.J. Sparkman.
Franklin - Jonah Wickersham.
Brookline and Wilson - J.N. Hosey.
Clay and Washington - J.L. Hollingsworth.
Jackson and Taylor - S.M. Braker.
Walnut Grove and Murray - H.H. Neaves.
Robberson and Cass - Isaac Robberson.
Centre - Samuel Blackburn.
Campbell township - George Rutherford, F.M. Donnell, Ellis Paxson, A.S.
Justis, C.A. McBride and Hayes Carter.
Boone - Barrett Lemons and W.C. Crane.
Republic and Pond Creek - Albert White and James Decker.
Franklin - M.D. Wood and Benj. Alsup.
Brookline and Wilson - E.B. Moore and Joel Phillips.
Clay and Washington - J.H. Jenkins and George M. Campbell.
Jackson and Taylor - Jacob Long, Henry Potter.
Walnut Grove and Murray - T.B.S. Denby and Riley Hindman.
Robberson and Cass - A.S. McCline and W.H. Payne.
Centre - J.R. Douglass and Prior Squibb.
Dennis Tucker and Peter Sanders, charged with intimidating a homesteader
named James M. Lowe, were taken to West Plains last Friday night by W.H. Thomas,
deputy United States marshal. Commissioner J.F. Williams bound them over to
appear there for trial on the 19th inst. on account of the prosecuting attorney
not being present.
Mat Sanders, charged with cutting timber on government land, was also taken
to West Plains at the same time by Mr. Thomas. After an examination he was
Robert Ellis, who was arrested at Mansfield last December by Mr. Thomas is
having an examination before Commissioner Howell on charge of impersonating a
deputy United States marshal.
A warrant was sworn out against Hugh McDonald today by John M. Chester,
step-father of Cal Green, who was hit with an iron bar in the moulding room of
the Springfield Car and Foundry Co., on the 12th inst. charging him with
felonious assault. Defendant was arraigned before justice Chinn this morning and
required to give $500 bond to await a preliminary examination next Saturday. If
not furnished by tonight he will be committed to jail. The wounded man is still
confined to bed.
Thursday, January 22, 1891
John and Mary Fulton by next friend, B.U. Massey, vs Amanda and B. Stark,
ejectment; continued for revival.
M.H. Merriman vs S.W. McLaughlin; dismissed by plaintiff at his costs.
W.W. Whaley vs W.J. Walker, note; continued by agreement of parties.
W.P. Stewart vs W.F. Holliset et al., note; indemnity bond in the sum of
$250, with plaintiff as principal and John R. White and F.E. Headley as
securities, filed and approved; default entered against defendants and judgment
for plaintiff for $180, debt and damages.
J.T. Gray vs William Tyree, landlord and tenant; ordered by the court that
the appointment of T.E. Burlingame, receiver set aside, as it appearing
unadvisable to have a receiver in this case; ordered that he be discharged as
such; motion for an order for plaintiff to turn over property to receiver
S.W. McLaughlin vs M.S. and J.B. Ketchum; amended petition filed and time
extended till January 26, 1891, to file answer.
H.M. Simcox vs F.E. Atwood, note; motion for judgment notwithstanding answer
Bunker Bros. vs John A. Dygart et al., account; motion for rule on garnishee
to show cause why he should not turn over property filed.
George W. Erskins vs D.E. Morrow, injunction; obligations for costs filed,
examined, and approved and defendant given ten days to file answer or demurrer.
John Goodin vs W.W. Coover, note; judgment for plaintiff for $400.63, debt
Charles Lawson, administrator of W.S. Ryan, vs Charles O'Connell et al.,
note; default entered against defendants and judgment against them for $403;
executions ordered to sheriff of Greene county against Eaton and to sheriff of
Lawrence county against O'Connell.
C.B. Holland vs J.P. Edwards et al, note; general judgment against defendant
Edwards for $400, debt and damages, and special judgment against O'Neal, to be
levied on the property of said defendant O'Neal that has been attached in this
Bunker & Bunker vs J.W. Randles, ejectment; dismissed by plaintiffs at their
T.J. Smith vs W. Crothers, specific performance; bond for costs approved.
City to use of P.H. Martin vs J.M. Adams, special tax bill; judgment against
defendant by default, on evidence of plaintiff, and judgment declared a lien
against land for $46.72, debt and damages.
First National Bank of Quincy, Ill., vs Springfield Furniture Manufacturing
Co., G.B. Ramsey and C.H. Goffe and judgment for $410.30, debt and damages.
J.M. Keesler et al., vs J.H. Bouslog, equity; demurer to amended petition
overruled and plaintiff given twenty days to file amended petition.
State ex rel. and to use of John Potter vs David Powell et al., tax bill;
judgment by default against defendants and land, for $7.01 taxes and interest
and costs, and same declared lien on land.
J.T. Gray vs William Tyree, landlord and tenant; T.E. Burlingame filed bond
and takes oath as receiver; motion for an order to turn over property to
S.W. McLaughlin vs William J. Stone; account; demurrer overruled and time to
answer extended till January 21, 1891.
Same vs George D. Houston, mechanic's lien; trial by court and on evidence of
plaintiff judgment for plaintiff for debt and damages, $519.18, and same
declared lien against property.
Same vs J.B. Ketchum et al., mechanic's lien; demurrer overruled and time
extended to file answer till January 19, 1891.
J.R. Core was examined, admitted to the bar and permitted to sign the roll of
G.D. Milligan & Son vs G.W. Robinson, account; trial by court and judgment
for plaintiff for $103.94, debt and damages.
Same vs J.W. Doyle, note; judgment by default for $554.96, debt and damages.
A.F. Shapley Hardware Co. vs H.E. Craig & Co., attachment; plaintiff
dismisses as to H.E. Craig; default entered against S.A. Baker; trial by court
and on evidence of plaintiff judgment against S.A. Baker for $445.38, debt and
Susan Davidson vs W.R. Davidson, divorce; trial by court and decree for
plaintiff on payment of costs.
W.P. Gibson vs Tilmore Nicholson et al., libel; alias writ for defendants
directed to sheriff of Greene county.
Max, Judd & Co. vs Springfield Dry Goods and Clothing Co., attachment on
account; orders to file petition and issue process. The account is for $337.60.
Hamilton-Brown Shoe Co. vs same; same entry. The account is for $135.
In re assignment of R.E. Beasley, F.S. Heffernan, assignee, assignment; F.S.
Heffernan ordered to turn over to Clerk of Court 91 cents due on assets;
Commissioner S.W. Massey files report, which is approved; final settlement of
assignee approved; application to be discharged heard and assignee discharged on
payment of costs; ordered that assignee be allowed $100 for services. S.W.
Massey allowed $10 for examining and reporting; order to assign judgment against
------ Dixon to all creditors.
Ella R. vs L.V. Mack; partition; dismissed for want of prosecution.
John Heckart vs L.M. and S.M. Biggs, attachment; continued by agreement.
Andrew Farrow vs Catherine Jefferson et al., to quit title; decree as prayed
for in petition, on default of defendant; suit ordered brought next term of
court or be debarred.
Frisco Railway Co. vs S.T. Kaggs, ejectment; dismissed at cost of plaintiff
for want of prosecution.
Jake Lothschild vs Ralph Wingo, appeal from justice of the peace; dismissed
by plaintiff at his costs.
G.M. Smith vs T.C. Herman et al., appeal from justice of the peace; judgment
against defendants and security, J.B. Mackery, for debt and costs, $173.50 note;
damages on protest and costs.
Lindla M. Flanery vs George Flanery divorce; proof of publication filed.
M. Morrow vs Enoch Plummer; motion for new trial filed by defendant.
C. Bocklebrink vs Pat Hayes, equity; dismissed by plaintiff at his costs.
James Weller vs H.C. Sprinkle, damages; application for continuance sustained
and case continued, costs to abide events of suit.
Belle Young vs city of Springfield, ejectment; case set for January 26, 1891,
Margaret I. Dyer vs Frisco Railway Co., damages; continued for revival.
J.C. Zink vs Elizabeth J. Zink, partition; dismissed at cost of plaintiff for
want of prosecution.
James A. McDaniel vs City of Springfield, damages; case set for trial January
National Exchange Bank vs A.M. Hadwell et al., note; petition sustained and
time shortened, by order of court, until January 29, 1891.
F.M. Goddard et al. vs City of Springfield, damages; time of commissioners to
report extended until January 26, 1891.
A. Vaccars & Co. vs J.F.C. Kinney, account; motion to advance case on docket
Annie L. Haines vs J.H. Haines, divorce; judgment set aside, having been
granted prior to expiration of time to plea; default entered against defendant;
decree for plaintiff on judgment of costs and custody of children
C.L. Dalrymple, contestor, T.S. Wilson, contestee, contest of election;
motion to advance case on docket sustained and same set for trial February 5,
H.M. Simcox vs F.E. Atwood, note; judgment for plaintiff by default for
$1,074.95, debt and damages.
Ezra N. Kukham was granted a divorce from his wife, Jane on payment of costs.
Bunker Bros., vs John A. Dygart et al,. account; motion for J.J. Hibler to
turn over money sustained.
G.D. Milligan & Son vs Payton & Son, note; motion to require plaintiff file
instrument sued on sustained and instrument filed.
Hagardine, McKittrick & Co. vs Springfield Dry Goods and Clothing Co.,
account; motion for an order to sell attached property sustained; sheriff
ordered to sell attached property as under execution.
Sarah Owen et al., ex parte; decree on hearing as prayed in petition; order
of sale of land by sheriff same as under execution, to report at present term.
State ex rel. and to the use of John Potter, collector, vs W.E. Staley,
delinquent taxes; dismissed at cost of defendant.
In re assignment of J.W. Swindler, assignment; A.T. Weir assignee; Scott W.
Massey appointed commissioner.
P.B. Perkins vs Headley Bros., contract; motion in arrest of judgment
continued by consent.
Same vs O.M. Headley, contract; continued on stipulation.
A.W. Lincoln vs Thompson Manufacturing Co., to rescind purchase of stock;
continued on agreement.
E.W. Williams, F.H. Shipman, John E. Phelps, A.B. Pierce, W.L. Atkisson and
J.W. Jones et al. vs same; same entries.
T.A. Layton, administrator of Jane Herrell, deceased vs W.P. Hensley, et al.,
venue from Taney county, replevin; judgment for plaintiff for possession of
property in controversy.
M. Morrow vs Enoch Plummer; trial by court and judgment for $517; motion for
new trial overruled.
Greene County National Bank vs Irwin W. Jenkins et al., note; dismissed as to
G.G. Campbell and judgment for plaintiff nil dicit against defendants for
Eagle Machine Works vs W.H. Pursley, contract; obligations for costs of
Massey-Herndon & Co. vs M.C. Elliott & Co., appeal from justice of the peace;
judgment against defendant and securities for debt and damages, $90.30.
Annie L. Haines vs. J.W. Haines, divorce; decree granted on payment of costs
and custody of Pearl C. Haines, infant, awarded to plaintiff.
Mary Kraft vs. Bruno Kraft, divorce; trial by court and decree for plaintiff
on payment of costs.
City of Springfield to use of Seth Tuttle, special tax bill; time for
defendant to plead extended until Saturday, January 17, 1891.
C.L. Dalrymple, contestor, vs. T.S. Wilson, contestee, contest of election
for recorder of deeds; motion to advance on docket filed.
Michael Weinberg vs Moses Levy, bill in equity to dissolve partnership and
for appointment of receiver; motion by clerk for security for costs filed.
Alvin W. Barry vs Lizzie Barry, divorce; trial by court and decree for
plaintiff on payment of costs.
George Burden vs Leonidas C. Crutcher, damages; motion for costs sustained
and plaintiff given ten days from date to file bond for costs.
J.M. Keesler et al., vs J.H. Bouslog, equity; demurer sustained and leave
given plaintiff to amend petition on or before the 19th inst.
State ex. rel. and to use of John Potter vs J.H. Bouslog, delinquent taxes;
dismissed at defendant's costs.
C.B. Holland vs M.F. Hedgpeth, note; continued by agreement.
City - to use of Hinckley vs H.H. Oneal, special tax bill; dismissed by
plaintiff at his costs.
Ada Morton vs James Morton, divorce; trial by court and decree granted on
payment of costs.
J.F. Gray vs William Tyree, landlord and tenant; T.E. Burlingame appointed
receiver to take charge of property and ordered to file $500 bond.
Jack Rice vs Emma Rice, divorce; answer and cross bill filed.
Central National Bank vs B.T. Bristow, note; dismissed by plaintiff at his
Brown Jones has instituted divorce proceedings against his wife, Sophia.
Sarah Davis vs Thomas McCowan, ejectment; bond for costs filed and case
continued by consent.
Eli Walker Dry Goods Co. vs S.B. Means et al., account; plaintiff takes non
suit as to Thompson E. Mason; leave for sheriff of Taney county to amend return
on summons to conform to facts.
Sterling Smith vs John Davis et al., to reform deed; dismissed by plaintiff
at his costs.
F. Burnes and husband vs L.A. Robertson, ejectment; judgment for defendant by
agreement and consent of parties.
Mary Blackburn vs John Blackburn, divorce; stricken from the docket, same
having been erroneously docketed.
T.H. Garlick & Son vs A.W. Swain, attachment; appeal from justice of the
peace; case remanded to the justice on motion of plaintiff and costs of this
court taxed and adjudged against plaintiff.
Scudder, Miltenberger, Reidhault & Co. vs A.W. Swain, account; default
entered against defendant, evidence heard for plaintiff and special judgment for
plaintiff; first count, $306.36; second, $292.80, to be levied of the property
attached, to wit: Lots 23 and 24, block 4, Hobart's addition.
A.D. Murray loaned school money amounting to $150, with J.K. Douglass and G.W.
Snyder as securities.
Gott & Murphy granted dramshop license for six months.
The remainder of the business transacted was allowing accounts.
Road petitioned for by J.W. Wharton, et al; J.D. Headley, W.P. Cook and
Porter Freeman appointed a jury to assess damages.
J.T. Kelso, road overseer of district 8, allowed $10.75.
Valuation of F.E. Merrill's lot reduced from $800 to $100 o account of
Following accounts were allowed:
Springfield Gaslight Co...$57.75.
D.D. Sheppard & Co., merchandise...$1.30.
M.T. Drake, keys...$3.00.
John D. Peers allowed...$37.50 to be used by the Board of Associated Charities.
A number of warrants heretofore issued to read overseers were ordered
canceled and reapportioned.
The court has ruled that all costs in opening and changing roads must be paid
by the petitioners.
In the matter of school loans the following parties were required to give new
bonds, the old ones being insufficient: B.R. Cannefax, J.T. Farrow, Elisha
Bridges and D.B. Savage.
Valuation of lot 20, block 25, assessed to J.A. Grier, ordered reduced from
$6,400 to $1,400, on account of clerical error.
L.P. Martin required to give a new bond for loan of school funds.
Ordered that W.C. Crane be and is hereby appointed commissioner to sell the
M.M. and H. Hay property in Ash Grove.
Estate of James W. Inman, deceased; widow files relinquishment of right to
administer; letters issued to James E. Inman; Dr. G.P.S. Brown allowed $7.50 for
Estate of J.P. Moore, deceased; third annual settlement approved and further
settlement continued until first regular term in 1892.
Estates of Allen and Virgil Edmonson, minors; I.J. Edmonson, appointed
curator and bond of $250 approved.
Susan Downs allowed $6 against estate of Hester Weaver, deceased.
Estate of Nathan Cox, deceased; settlement approved; balance due executrix,
$49; all the personal assets being exhausted, and no claims allowed in this
court, administration is ordered discontinued.
Estate of Effie M. Keesee, minor; Samuel M. appointed curator and bond of
Estate of Mica N., Samuel B., Henry M. and Charles R. Keesee, minors; same
Estate of Elizabeth E., David E., Mary G. and William M. Allen, minors;
annual settlement approved; balances due in each estate, $61.91.
Estate of James Stevenson, minor; final settlement approved and curator
Estate of Josiah Zink, deceased; final settlement continued till next regular
Estate of Mary Jones, minor; annual settlement approved; balance due estate,
Estate of Robert L. Fondren, minor; ordered that curator be allowed $5 for
Estate of S.R. Bridges, deceased; report of sale of real estate approved and
Estate of William S. Butcher, deceased; William Mayes filed certified copy of
his appointment as guardian of Ada N., Laura L., Ono J. and Fannie O. Shaull,
minors and heirs of William S. Butcher, by the probate court of Washington
county, Ark., and the court found said appointment is in due form of law;
ordered that the administrator pay to William Mayes, guardian of said minors,
the sum of $125 each as their distributive share under order of distribution
made in 1890 in said estate wherein order of $500 each be paid to each heir.
Estate of C.W. Aiken, deceased; on petition executor ordered to surrender
bond for deed to real estate and take up note given by deceased for full
purchase money thereof, there being no assets with which to redeem; Reed &
Barrett allowed $7.20 against the estate; report of executor as to his
proceeding in the surrender of bond to lot 5, block 6, Strafford, filed and
Estates of Emma, George, Baker and Harry Morelock, minors; curator ordered to
pay Arabel Morelock, mother of said wards, $8 out of each estate, to be used by
her to extinguish deed of trust in real estate belonging to the estate of said
Estate of John Morelock; final settlement approved and curator discharged.
Estate of Veda Phillips, minor; annual settlement approved; balance due
estate, $547.41; report of money loaned approved.
First annual settlement in Charles Altinger estate approved.
A number of accounts were allowed against the estate of J.B.F. Jennings,
having assigned to V.N.A. Mason.
Estate of John B. Saunders, deceased; final settlement approved and ordered
that executor pay to Mr. Calhoun, legatee, $2,272.85 and be discharged.
Estate of Junius M. Rountree, deceased; final settlement approved and
Estate of D.S. Holman, deceased; claim of Mack & Co. for $6.70 allowed.
Estate of James W. Inman, deceased; claim of Ely Paxson for $16 allowed;
ordered that administrator turn over to Sarah A. Inman, widow, all the personal
property mentioned in inventory and appraisement and take her receipt.
Estate of Cordelia A. Baston, minor; curator ordered to lease on usual terms
20 acres of land belonging to said minor for mining purposes, with stipulations
for leeses to fill up all shafts dug in the event of failure to find paying
Estate of Hattie Smith, curator, ordered to pay ward $3.10 for clothing;
settlement approved, showing nothing in curator's hands; ordered that
administration be discontinued and curator relieved from further liability in
his hand upon filing receipt of ward for $5.10.
Hursh, Southworth & Mack, allowed $7.85 against estate of James W. Inman,
Third annual settlement approved in estate of George E. Baston
Estate of Cordelia A. Batson; same entry.
Estates of George E. and Cordelia A. Batson, minors; report of money loaned
Estates of Frankie, Leah F. , Felix G. and Anna Firestone, minors; second
annual settlements approved.
Inventory and appraisement approved in estate of D.S. Holman, deceased.
Estate of J.W. Clements, deceased; order appointing Margaret Clements
administratrix of said estate rescinded for failure to give bond required. The
estate was ordered into the hands of John L. McCraw, public administrator.
Estates of Katie, Cora B. and James _. Bird, minors; curator ordered to pay
Sallie J. Bird, their mother, $10 out of each estate for food and clothing.
Estate of George W. Bennett, deceased; real estate ordered sold.
Estate of Mary Walter, deceased; final settlement next regular term for
executor to sell real estate under provisions of will.
Estate of William S. butcher, deceased; ordered that administrator expend $65
in putting tombstone over grave of deceased.
Sarah Phillips allowed $54.55 against H.F. Johnson estate.
Annual settlement approved in estate of Frank E. Anderson, minor; report of
money loaned approved.
Inventory and appraisement approved in estate of Samuel R. Danforth, insane.
Stancill & Morin allowed $6.70 against estate of D.S. Holman, deceased.
Estate of George Long, deceased; ordered executor be allowed credit for $40,
one colt having been killed by lightning.
Settlements were approved in the Quisenberry estates.
Estate of Nancy Fondren deceased; ordered that administrator proceed to
collect notes on T.B. Ward and James Danforth at once, and that he bring suit
McCluer Bros. allowed $3 against estate of J.t. Hubbard, deceased; first
annual settlement approved; balance due estate, $197.92.
Mrs. E.B. Pickle allowed $300.75 against estate of W.D. Pickle, deceased.
Estates of Charles Quisenberry et al., minors; report of money loaned filed.
Estate of Cora Bird et al., ordered that curator pay to O.M. Headley $10, __ing
$3.33⅓ for each of said minors for house rent from august 14th to December
14, 1890, and that he take a receipt for same.
Inventory and appraisement filed and approved in estate of James W. Inman,
Estate of J.A. Brackett, minor; second annual settlement approved; balance
due estate, $209.
First annual settlement approved in estate of Orin P. Gray.
Estate of Martha A. Campbell, deceased; first annual settlement approved;
balance due estate, $62.16.
Final settlement filed in estate of Lulu Adams, minor; balance due estate,
Same entries in estates of Bernice, Claude and Waldo Adams, minors.
J.R. Bartlett allowed $13.50 against George W. Bennett estate.
Estate of John Kincaid, deceased; final settlement filed; balance due estate,
Thursday, January 29, 1891
J.S. Bettis vs Cunningham & Profett account; orders to file petition and
In re assignment of John N. Webster, George N. Webster assignee, assignment;
inventory of stock, assigned filed; Andrew Myers and C.L. Merry appointed
appraisers and file oath.
G.D. Milligan & Son vs Co-operative Association of Springfield, note;
dismissed by plaintiffs at their costs as to Co-operative Association; judgment
against Parker by default for $472.04.
Lucinda Phelps vs Perry Phelps, divorce; trial by court and decree for
plaintiff, who is awarded custody of child, Anna.
Exchange Bank vs Jennie L. Boarman et al., note; set for trial February 7,
Bunker Bros. vs John A. Dygart et al., account; order for garnishee to turn
money into court set aside; bond of garnishee approved; plaintiff given thirty
days to file replication to answer of J.J. Hibler and to answer of insurance and
Sarah E. Elder vs Jesse Ballard et al., equity; demurrer overruled and leave
granted Mrs. Ballard to answer. Mrs. Ballard and Arthur Ballard file answer
originally filed in this case.
Exchange Bank vs Irwin Jenkins et al., note; judgment by default for
plaintiff for $338, debt and damages.
Jake Rothschild & Co vs W.R. Badgett & Co., attachment; dismissed at cost of
plaintiff for want of prosecution and judgment against plaintiff and securities
Eli Webster & Co. vs Thompson Manufacturing Co., account; obligation for
costs filed, examined and approved; continued as to F.E. Atwood to abide
petermination [determination] of case against James Abbott now in St. Louis court
J. Lagowitz & Co. vs same; same entry.
August Pollman vs same; same entry.
Satter & Brick vs same; same entry.
Koch Sons & Co. vs same; continued on agreement as to Abbott; continued as to
F.E. Atwood to abide determination of Abbott case in St. Louis court of appeals.
Rogge & Koch vs same; continued by agreement.
Missouri Glass Co. vs same; continued to abide by St. Louis case as to Abbott
Field, Thayer & Co. vs same; continued as to Atwood to abide St. Louis case.
King Manufacturing Co. vs same; same entry.
Welhouse & Son vs same; continued as to Abbott and Atwood to await result in
St. Louis case.
A. Vaccars & Co. vs J.C.F. Kinney, account; motion to advance case on docket
and same set for February 16, 1891.
Ramson Cody was granted a divorce from his wife, Julia, on payment of costs.
Bunker Bros. vs John Dygart et al., contract; case set for trial February 14,
C.B. Holland vs J.P. Edwards et al., note; special judgment against J.M.
Oneal set aside and general judgmenta against J.P. Edwards set aside; general
judgment against both defendants for amount in old judgment.
In re assignment of J.N. Webster, G.W. Webster assignee for $4,000 filed and
State ex rel. John Potter, collector vs A.A. Lindley, delinquent taxes;
dismissed by defendant at his costs.
Same vs Scott Investment Co.; same entry.
Ella R. Mack vs L.V. Mack, partition; judgment of dismissal set aside and
case stricken from docket.
A.R. Prescott vs Mary A. White et al., account; trial by court and judgment
against defendants for 499.25.
State ex rel. John M. Wood attorney general et al., vs M. Bowerman et al.,
judges of the county court et al., injunction; demurrer sustained; plaintiff
refuses to amend and judgment for defendants on demurrer and bill dismissed.
This suit is on account of building the new jail.
Milligan & Son vs Silas J. Hendrick et al., account; default entered against
defendant; trial by court on evidence of plaintiff and for special judgment for
plaintiff for debt and damages; first count, $343.78; second, $113.90, interest
6 per cent. to be levied and made out of the property attached.
Mollie J. vs James H. Rollston, divorce; interlocutory judgment.
G.D. Milligan & Son vs Payton & Son; defendant given until 26th inst. to make
answer more specific.
Nancy vs J.B. Snyder, divorce; trial by court and decree for plaintiff, who
is awarded custody of child, Bessie.
L.C. Lee vs M.N. Gillett et al., mandamus; orders to file petition, docket
cause and alternate writ ordered, returnable January 26, 1891.
Final naturalization papers were granted Ole M. Gunderson on testimony of W.T.
Hankins and T. Thorson.
State ex rel. Potter vs M.D. Wood, delinquent taxes; dismissed by plaintiff.
John H. Huggins vs Harvey Murray, appeal from justice of the peace, contract;
issue joined, jury trial and case not concluded.
B.F. Mellstead vs Equitable Mortgage Co., note; stipulations filed and case
set for trial Monday, February 9, 1891.
Bank of Springfield vs R.L. McElhaney, note; case set for trial March 26,
S.C. Lee vs M.N. Gillett, et al., mandamus; petition and affidavit for change
of venue filed and sustained; C.V. Buckley, special judge, files oath of office.
S.A. Haseltine et al. vs G.A.H. Clark et al; partition; S.A. Haseltine
appointed guardian ad litem of Chauncey H. and Clarence Clark.
Frisco Railroad Co. vs William E. Aushenbank, foreclosure of contract;
continued on application of plaintiff.
Same vs Joseph T. Bagby, Fred Miller, Will C. Sherman, Jesse Hall, W.C.
Garner, G.M. Young, John Stacy, M.P. Samuels, George Wagner and B.H. Wilson;
Belle Young vs City of Springfield, ejectment; demurer to petition filed by
F.M. Goddard vs City of Springfield, damages; commissioner's report filed.
T. Doolin vs R.S. Nelson, replevin; jury failed to agree and were discharged.
State vs J.K.P. Duncan, contempt; ______________ment for defendant for not
answering subpoena to testify as a witness in the case of John H. Huggins
against Harvey Murray.
State vs D.C. Allen, contempt; same entry for not testifying in case of T.
Doolin against R.S. Nelson.
J.H. Huggins vs Harvey Murray, contract; J.J. Gideon special judge; jury
trial and at close of plaintiff's evidence defendant filed demurrer which was
sustained and plaintiff took non suit with leave to move to set same aside and
Elissa Austin was granted a divorce from her husband, Green, and custody of
child awarded her.
Additional bond filed by assignee and approved in the Webster assignment
State ex rel. John Potter, collector, vs James Barns, special tax bill;
dismissed at costs of defendant by agreement.
Nannie Buchanan granted a divorce from her husband, J.S. Buchanan on payment
J.A. and Martha West vs D.B. Gates, due bill; by agreement and consent of
parties A.W. Weir appointed referee to take evidence and report finding to this
Andrew Peirce et al. vs Elijah Osborn et al., equity; plaintiffs dismiss as
to certain defendants; judgment by consent and agreement of parties for
plaintiff for $600 and decree foreclosing the equity of redemption of both
parties, plaintiffs and defendants, but on payment of the judgment and costs the
plaintiffs to convey the land to defendant Osborn by warranty with the usual
covenants and the release of dower, excepting home, taxes levied and assessed
since March 26, 1884, and contracts held by plaintiffs to be transferred to
defendants; stay of execution for thirty days.
Bunker Bros. vs John A. Dygert et al, account; plea in abatement withdrawn by
defendants and attachment sustained and by agreement and consent of parties
judgment for plaintiffs against defendants Dygert and Green for debt and
C.L. Dalrymple, contestant, vs T.S. Wilson et al., contestee, contest of
election; motion filed by county clerk for an allowance of fees.
Road petitioned for by Frank Helbig; further hearing continued till February
Bette and James Woodard loaned school funds to amount of $300.
The following parties were required to give new bonds for loan of school
funds: M.L. and N. Ausherman, Mary S. Boyd, S.M. Chittim, J.P. Comstock, M.A.
and L.M. Campbell, J.S. Cravens, John W. Hall, S.C. Haseltine and S.A. and S.C.
The judges spent this morning in examining school loans and the following
parties were ordered to pay interest on borrowed funds: J.W. Kelley, jr., Henry
M. Langston, Thomas McKinney, C.B. Ramsey, trustees Fast Avenue Baptist Church
and Willis Toland.
Ordered that the order of sale of real estate of Laura A. Lee, made December
17, 1890, be and the same is hereby rescinded.
The court visited the alms house yesterday on a tour of inspection.
Valuation of Irwin Adams' personal property reduced from $970 to $20 on
account of clerical error.
O.E. Derouse relieved of penalties on taxes for years 1887, 1888 and 1889.
The following accounts were allowed.
T.F. Spragins, services...$65575.
J.C. Day, services as sheriff...$40.00.
A.B. Appleby, services...$20.00.
J.D. ______, services...$20.00.
M. Houston, services...$20.00.
Some old warrants were ordered canceled, after which court adjourned until
next Wednesday, 28th inst.
The merchant tax of M. Keener was ordered reduced from $2,700 to $25--
William Putman was appointed road overseer of district 30, township 30, range
20, vice A.J. Shiel, resigned.
Estate of Karl E., Cora E. and Hosea A. Gurley, minors; fifth annual
Estate of Lewis S.D. Patterson, minor; settlement approved; administration
discontinued for want of assets.
Springfield Hardware Co. allowed $11 against estate of Lulie Merigold,
First annual settlements approved in estates of Barthelow, Ira, Jerome, Otis
and Ella Ballard, minors.
Estates of James W. and Mary E. Simpson, minors; ordered that the appointment
of Rose A. Langston as curator be rescinded, she being married.
Estate of Emily Shepherd, deceased; will admitted to probate upon duly
authorized copy from probate court of Carroll county, Ark. Deceased bequeathed
to her husband, Allen M. Shepherd, the proceeds of all her property as long as
he lives. After his death she directs her executor to turn over $500 to her son,
Henry T. Shepherd, the remainder of the property to be divided between her sons,
Henry T. and John T. Shepherd, but if the latter is not living it goes to her
grandson, Charles A. Shepherd. She gives nothing to her daughter Marion A.
Houston, as she has had her part. William Jumper, is appointed executor, but if
he be not living, or otherwise unable to qualify, she wants her son, Henry T.
William Jumper the executor, gave $8,000 bond, which was approved and letters
Estate of George Long, deceased; receipt of Elizabeth Long for $31.55 filed
and executor ordered discharged upon filing the receipt of heirs.
Estate of Solon Wright; J.A. McConnell, curator, files receipt in full from
said Wright and is ordered discharged upon paying into court the costs of these
Estates of George W. and Fred W. Tinsley, minors; Thomas J. Tinsley selected
curator and ordered to give $25 bond in each estate; bond filed and approved.
W.W. Blackman allowed $20 against James Russell estate; first annual
settlement approved in said estate.
Estate of A.J. Goodin, deceased; ordered that final settlement be approved
and that administrator be discharged upon filing final receipts of heirs.
Estate of D.S. Holman, deceased; ordered that administrator turn over all the
household and kitchen furniture to widow; she also gets her $400 statutory
First annual settlement approved in George Stones estate.
Estate of Shadrick Taylor, deceased; claim of Jesse A. Taylor for $8.30
Estate of Edward Sherman, deceased; ordered that curator pay to Mollie P.
Aldrich, mother of ward, $22.35 for support; annual settlement approved; balance
due estate, $22.35; ordered that administration be discontinued for want of
assets, and that curator be discharged upon filing receipt of Mollie P. Aldrich
Estate of [Martha A.?] Campbell, deceased; claim of N.F. Howard for $20
Estates of Austin, Millard W. and Lettie F. Denny, minors; settlements
continued for one year.
Estates of William J., Alvin W., John W., Jerry M., Laurena E. and Mary R.
Wommack, minors; first annual settlement approved.
Estate of James A. Wommack, deceased; R.J. Wommack, administrator, filed
final receipt and is discharged.
Estate of Harry Farmer, minor; curator ordered to pay to Mrs. H. Grant,
mother of said ward, $5.05 for the purchase of school books.
Estate of Edna Bryan, minor; settlement and report of money loaned approved.
Same entries in estates of C.G. and Daisy J. Bryan.
Estate of George C. Watson, minor, first annual settlement approved; balance
due estate, $162.05½.
Estate of J. McCord Watson, minor; same entry except that balance due curator
is $6.05 and $209.75 on note.
Estate of C.B. Kitchell, deceased; third annual settlement approved; balance
due executor, $8.15; executor ordered to rent farm for one year for $100.
First annual settlement approved in estate of L.V. Watson, minor.
Inventory and appraisement approved in estate of James Clements, deceased;
widow's $400 statutory allowance granted.
Estate of John B. Cox, deceased; continued till next regular term for final
Estate of Maude Sperry, minor; first annual settlement approved; balance due
Same entry in estate of Ernest Sperry, minor.
Estate of D.A. Claywell, deceased; final receipts filed and administrator
Annual settlement approved in estate of Johanna Stacey, minor.
Inventory filed and approved in estate of Emily Shepherd, deceased.
I.N. Rogers allowed $12.50 against James Russell estate; Rogers & Hornbeack
Annual settlement approved in estate of H.M. Goodrich et al., minors.
I.N. Rogers allowed $30.85 against John Owen estate.
Estate of Mary C. Massey, insane; annual settlement approved.
Inventory approved in estate of Geo. Murrell deceased.
Springfield Water works allowed $6 against estate of Emily Shepherd,
Estate of Kate Hardin, minor; settlement approved.
Estate of J.C. Montgomery; same entry; balance due estate $2,046.35.
Partnership estate of Murrell & Long, inventory and appraisement approved.
Same estate; petition for sale of stock of goods approved at $6,863.90, sale
to be private.
Estate of Josiah Zink, deceased; executor ordered to pay widow, E.J. Zink,
$50 in addition to amount already allowed, as balance of first year's support.
Estate of Mary Kolendorfer, insane; second annual settlement approved.
Clement Jaggard Dies at Altoona, Pa. - John Rogers No More.
On the 26th, inst., at Altoona, Pa., Mr. Clement Jaggard, former partner of
Major R.J. McElhany, died of pneimonia. A few days previous to his death he
returned from a trip to St. Paul, Minn., where he had been to witness the
marriage of his son, Edwin A., and contracted a severe cold.
The Altoona Tribune of the 27th inst. contains the following sketch of his life:
Clement Jaggard was born in Woodbury, N.J., February 10, 1822. He was a merchant
and had during his long lifetime engaged in that occupation in various Western
towns - at Springfield, Warsaw, Joplin and Rolla, Mo., at Leavenworth, Ks., and
in Altoona. His wife, who survives him, is a daughter of the late Archibald
Wright, of Philadelphia. Ten children were born to them, of whom seven are now
living. These are Clement Jaggard, of Jaggard, Kan.; Clara, wife of Charles E.
Pugh, general manager, of the Pennsylvania railroad, of Philadelphia; Dr. W.W.
Jaggard, of Chicago; Edwin A. Jaggard, Esq., of St. Paul, Minn.; Arthur W.
Jaggard, of Philadelphia; Hebert A. Jaggard, of Baltimore, and Archibald W.
Jaggard, of Jaggard, Kansas. One sister, Mrs. Harriet Miller, of Philadelphia,
and one brother, Robert, of Jaggard, Kansas, also survive.
The deceased came to what is now the city of Altoona about the year 1851. Then
there was no city there, nor a town, and scarcely a village. Messrs. Archibald
and John A. Wright, of Philadelphia, had purchased the major portion of the land
on which the original town of Altoona was afterward built and Mr. Jaggard acted
as their agent and continued to do so until he died. He also engaged in the
mercantile business, retiring therefrom in 1882. For years the house located at
the northwest corner of Eleventh avenue and Thirteenth street was occupied by
his store. He was also interested in the Altoona gas company and was the owner
of considerable property in different parts of the city.
He was for years a member of the Eighth avenue Methodist Episcopal church and
was ever attentive to the duties which thus devolved upon him. Death removes
from Altoona in the passing away of Mr. Jaggard, one of the oldest as well as
one of its most unassuming citizens. The body will be taken to Philadelphia on
Monday morning and the interment will be made in Laurel Hill cemetery in that
John Rogers, son of the late C.W. Rogers, died recently at St. Augustine,
Fla., of consumption, aged about 23. The remains will be shipped to St. Louis
and interred in Bellefontaine cemetery by the side of his father. He had many
friends and acquaintances in Springfield.
Microfilm, Springfield Weekly Leader; Nov. 6, 1890 - Nov. 12, 1891; The Library Center, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri; obtained
November 4, 2005.