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Weekly Perryville Union
Perryville, Missouri, Friday, 03 Jan 1873


THE CISTERNS have been replenished hereabouts by the late rain and thaw.

THE HORSES, in these parts, are getting bravely over the epizootic, so we learn.

THE OLD YEAR is numbered with the things of the past, and the new year commenced its career at 12 o’clock on Tuesday night.

THE RIVER at Chester was froze hard and tight last week, and teams crossed over and back without any accident. The present weather may break up the ice.

THE WEATHER has moderated since our las[t] issue. The snow has all disappeared. We were favored with a heavy rain on Monday night and it was m[o]st thankfully received by everybody.

HON. SAM COLLIER died at DeSoto, Jefferson county, on the 22d of December, 1872, in the forty eighth year of age. Mr. Collier was born in Macon county, and resided in Fredericktown, a large portion of his life. In the early days of his manhood, he taught school in his native county for a livelihood, we having been one of his scholars. Later in life (he was a graduate in the English language) he was married to a Miss V..urs?, and applied himself to the study of law, which profession he followed up to the day of his death...


of GEO. B. SAWYER for sale, known as the Caldwell farm - 700 acres, 5 miles from Ste. Mays, and 8 miles from Perryville, in Perry county, Mo., 250 acres under cultivation an fence. Price $7,000. Apply to Gregory Brewer, Ste. Marys, Mo.


Notice is hereby given that the undersigned curator of Caroline Thorp, has just made a true exhibit of his accounts between himself and his war, and filed the same with the probate court of Perry county, Mo., for final settlement of his curatorship and that he will apply for his discharge as such curator, at the next term of said court to be holden [sic] at the court house in the town of Perryville, in said county on the first Monday in March 1873.



Notice is hereby given that the undersigned public administrator of Perry county, Mo., by order of the probate and common pleas court, took charge of the estate of Pretonella Sutterer, deceased, on the 6th of December, 1872. All persons having claims against said estate are required to present them for allowance with one year from said date or they may be precluded from any benefit of said estate, and if such claims are not presented with two years from the date of this publication they will be forever barred.

JAMES L. CROW, Public Administrator.

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