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From: Linda Reichert <>
Subject: JEFFERSON DEMOCRAT May 29, 1890 Part 6 volunteer transcription
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 08:36:29 -0600
Jefferson Democrat - transcribed by Linda in MO
Thursday, May 29, 1890 part 6
De Soto, May ??th - De Soto Democratic Club held another well attended
meeting at K. of P. hall on Saturday, May 2??. Forty-three good solid
Democrats signed their name to our membership roll making ?? ?
membership of one hundred and more to follow. WE are to have our
Representative Mr. C??? here at our next meeting to speak on ??? ??? ??
the ??? interest of the industries, business and farmers of the county.
J. J. McC??????
Seckman ? [cant read this]
Sealed proposals too carrying? the United States mail? from House’s
Springs ?? Belew’s Creek and ???? Mo. to Hillsboro, 14? ???? ??? ???? a
week each way, by a schedule of ????? hours [can;t read the rest]
A meeting will be held at the school house in Hillsboro at 2. p.m.
Monday, June ??? for the purpose of taking steps to establish a High
School ?? Academy. Addresses will be delivered showing the necessity
and benefits of an institution of higher education in our county. All
friends of scholars are earnestly requested to attend.
High School Notes
Hard work is the order of every day.
The Algebra class will ???? simple equations this week.
Two months is a short time in which to revise the common school ?????
Notice of a meeting to be held June 9th?, in the interest of the High
school, have been sent out. a large attendance of the friends of
education is expected.
Questions on Current Topics
1. What ????? recently happened in the s???? “??? of ????”
2. Financial condition of A????? Confederation
3. State facts as to Stanford;s? bill authorizing Government ??? ???
4. State facts ????? ???? Survey of Missouri
5. ?????? of discontent in New????lan about French? fishing privileges.
By De Sotoan
Memorial services held in all the city churches on Sunday, and the
attendance was very good. On Friday, the graves of all the soldiers
will be decorated with flowers.
The public school picnic was held in the hotel park on Saturday, but
the rain and bad weather prevented any large attendance of scholars.
Dr. C. C. C????? formerly of De Soto, is here with his wife, visiting
his sister, Mrs. B????, and many old friends. He is now located at
Laredo, Texas, where he is practicing his profession and establishing
an extensive ??? business. He has completely recovered his health, and
is very enthusiastic in his praises of the great southwestern city
where he is located.
Prof. SCOTT, at the public schools, is involved in law. On Saturday one
of his boys engaged in a fight with a young son of Peter BERG?, and
young SCOTT was on the under side?. Some one cared word to the
Professor and he went to the rescue of the youngster. In separating the
boys it is said he administered several vicious blows to the young
tailor?, which enraged the parents, Mr. and Mrs. BERG, and a warrant
was issued for the arrest of Prof. SCOTT. The trial is now pending. May
List of Conveyances
Filed with the Recorder the week ending on last Tuesday
Philip WORTHEN? to Sam BYRNE, 40 acres, section ? tp 41 range $???
Bernardt? SCHNEIDER to H? BELUSTEILLER?, lot in Victoria $?
J. L. BOYER to John C. CONRENS? ? lots in Festus
J. L. BOYER and John C. CONRENS? to H. C. LaROSE? 25 lots in the Town
CONRENS? & LA ROSE? to J. L. BOYER, 23 lots in Festus
Wm H. POWERS to C. H. A????, 41 acres, section 25? tp 42 ran ?
William TOWL to Henry M. CAPE?, lot in De Soto
Lizzie E. GREEN to J. ALTHOFF, 40 acres, section ?? tp 41 range 2
Bridgett HEERY? to William and Kate GHERKRANMER, ?? ACRES IN SECTION
34? TOWNSHIP ?? RANGE
John D. PERRY to Mary MERCER, 40 acres, section ? tp? 39 range 4?
Mary MERCER to Chas. B. MERCER, same land
Joseph BRADFORD to same, 3 acres, section 8 township ? range 4
Phoebe TUCKER to Geo. H. TUCKER, 32 acres, section 1 tp 35? range ?
B. McMAHON to Joseph HAMILL ?? acres, section ? tp?? range?
Smith KIETCHER? to Maude C. ROUDEBUSH?, two lots in De Soto
Maude C. ROUDEBUSH? to Eliza A. FLETCHER, same lots.
C. W. CHARLEVILLE to Wm. SCHNEIER, lot in Festus
S. T. WAGGENER to J. S. LILLY, lot in survey, 1818?
At Net Cost!
All goods in my store will be sold at net cost, on account of change in
business. HAMEL, De Soto, Mo.
Farm for Sale
Suitable for dairy or gardening. This place is located just outside the
???? of the City of De Soto and on the front of Mountain railroad. Will
sell cheap and on easy terms. For further information call on , or
address, John M. HACKE?, Hillsboro, Mo.
Crystal and Festus
A sad accident occurred last Saturday evening at Crystal City, which
created general sympathy for the unfortunate lad who drowned in Plattin
creek, and for the grieved? father who came? down from St. Louis,
Sunday, to receive the corpse. ???? sevenly? young? ????? from the
M???/ ?????? school? ? ??? home came down ???? ?? [.....?...] the
Crystal Glass Works. The event??? were guided by ??? ????? and
[.....?...] ??? morning the father and brother came down to receive the
??? for the ?????with and took the corpse to their home in the evening.
Some of our citizens are ?? ????? Prof. WOODWARD because he left for
home and would not ??? ??? of the poor lad’s ????? friends to stay
until the body was found. His ???? appears ???? but considering other
More fatal accidents have happened on Plattin creek, at Crystal City,
in the last few years, than at any other given point between St. Louis
and Cairo? People ought to show the treacherous stream.
Have you heard the news? We will have the ??? celebration of the
memor??? of the Battle at Paris and we will celebrate it in Festus,
too, for the ????. Grand preparations are being made by our French
citizens to make the ??th of July a holiday. On that day in ??? the
????? of Paris captured the Bastille, the famous ??? ?? ???? ??? and
???? then on a new ??? of ??? reigned in France. The French brethren
are fully organized and full of ?????? for the ???? and ??? out only
their own ????? but all nationalities? to ??? ?? justice with them and
????? the ??? of July will be a grand ??? for th ??? cities. [just
can’t read the rest, there is a list of names] The predictions are that
the affair will be a great success.
The old veterans of this vicinity have been ???? ???? of late. A new
???? of sweat the boys to blue. ?????? of WHITEHEAD Post, of Victoria,
and Plat? or ???, of De Soto, with a full drum corps, will be present,
and the old grey bears will ????? a brotherly hand once more before
they lay down their arms. All those who have signed and who wish to
sign the charter, are requested to meet at the residence of F???? ????
on Saturday evening, May 31st?, where the p?????? f??? full ????? and
future course will be discussed and decided.
Some sympathetic friends ??? of Peter BARLEN, who ???? regrets his ???
in jail at Hillsboro, are trying to raise, by subscription, the amount
of $100? ??? imposed upon him at last Circuit Court. The parties
interested ought to ???? that such things will not ????? in a community
that wants to purge itself of ????? Hands off? please.
On account of lengthy ??? this week, and the serious ???? of most of
them, I must refrain from all ??? ??? and the ???? whip-crackers this
week. Your readers will know why.
May 27th, 1890
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