Rankin Family History Project
Weekly Perryville Union
Perryville, Missouri, Friday, 19 August 1870
MELONS. --- Watermelons and mushmelons have made their appearance in our market, ranging in prices from five cents to thirty cents a piece, according to size.
Peaches are scarce in this neck of woods, so scarce, that not one has shown itself in our town,
however, we understand a few pecks have been grown in the county.
PERSONAL.. --- Col. R. M. Brewer visitied St. Louis on Friday, on business, and returned on Saturday.
Mr. Chester Ashley left for St. Louis on Monday last.
Registration for Perry County
The superintendent of registration for this Senatorial District, has given notice that the
registration of voters in this county will take place as follows, which we learn from a
handbill handed us: ---
"At Wittenberg in Altenburg election precinct, on the 5th day of September, 1870;
at Altenburg in Altenburg election precinct on the 6th and 7th of September;
at Frohna in Altenburg election precinct on the 8th of September;
at John Swan's in Altenburg election precinct on the 9th of September;
at M. Biehle & Co. store in Layton's election precinct on the 12th of September;
at Uniontown in Layton's election precinct on the 14th of September;
at Abernathy in Layton's election precinct on the 14th of September;
at Andre Huber's in Burn's election precinct on the 15th of September;
at James Burn's in Burn's election precinct on the 16th of September;
at Allen's Landing in Burn's election precinct on the 17th of September;
at Perry Davis' in Fenwick's election precinct on the 19th of September;
at Peter Dean's in Fenwick's election precinct on the 20th of September;
at C. J. Fenwick's in Fenwick's election precinct on the 21st of September;
at Silver Lake in Duvall's election precinct on the 22d of September;
at Joshua Bess' in Duvall's election precinct on the 23d of September;
at Silas French's in French's election precinct on the 16th of September;
at Eisenberg's store in French's election precinct on the 27th of September;
at Conrad's mill in same election precinct on the 28th of September;
at Perryville in Perryville election precinct on the 29th, 30th of September
and the 1st, 3d and 4th of October."
CORN. --- The promise for this crop was never better, it has suffered some with drought but the late rains will bring it out all right. The breadth planted is very large and the yield will, without doubt, be unprecedented.
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