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From: "B. Warner" <>
Subject: Plattin News - Oct. 8, 1887
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2004 22:27:36 -0500
Someone loaned me this newspaper clipping. I do not know what newspaper it
was published in, but it is dated Plattin, Oct. 8, 1887.
Our teacher, Mr. Boyer, seems to be getting along nicely with his school.
Miss Pidgie McCormack has gone to spend the Winter with her sister, Mrs.
Mitchell McCormack is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Cynthia Perkins, in St.
The long-expected rain has come at last, and once more the farmer is happy,
and making rapid strides toward completing wheat sowing.
Mrs. James A. Williams has moved on the old G. W. McCormack farm, owned by
W. S. McCormack. They are delighted to get back to the country, and did not
like living in town.
Wesley and Ross Shannon are attending school at Columbia, Mo., - the State
University. They are both missed by all their friends. The "West" one is
sadly missed by one of the belles of this neighborhood.
John Scaggs and John Holman were well pleased with that part of Arkansas
they visited lately. They will move on one of J. H. Scaggs' farms, at or
near Noble Station, on the Iron Mountain railroad, for which place they will
leave about November 1st.
P. B. McCormack, one of our most enterprising citizens, is moving the
building, known as the old Marsh house, on the Plattin Mines farm. He is to
rebuild it near the first house built by M. McCormack on that same farm.
Perry must give possession of the house he is living in, as he has rented
the farm to a young man who, rumor says, will go to keeping house about the
Plattin, Oct. 8, 1887.
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