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THE INTELLIGENCER Mexico, Mo.,
Thursday, October 21, 1920
Audrain Hospital Notes
Guy Woodson of Williamsburg who has been a patient in the
hospital for the past two weeks, returned to his home Tuesday.
Alexander Wayt Arbuckle, of Green Brier County, W.Va., and
Miss Carrie Botts, of Mexico, were issued a marriage license
Tuesday afternoon by recorder, Mrs. Nettie Stephens.
Mrs. Geo. Younger is visiting her dauther, Mrs. Noah Nichols,
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Boyd of Auxvasse were Mexico visitors
ENLISTS IN NAVY
Homer S. White, 18 years old, enlisted as a machinest in the
United States Navy Tuesday at the local recruiting station. He
went to St. Louis Tuesday afternoon to take his final
examinations. He will probably be sent to Hampton Roads Training
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given, that the undersigned, Fred B. Kent,
Administrator of the estate of Julia A. Bryan, deceased, will
make final settlement of her accounts with said estate as such
Administrator at the next Term of the Probate Count of Audrain
County, Missouri, to be holden at Mexico, Mo., in said County,
on the 8th day of November, A.D. 1920. FRED B. KENT
Attested by me, this 6th day of October, 1920. BESS WOODS,
Clerk of Probate Court.
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given, that the undersigned, S.D. Stocks,
Administrator of the estate of J.W. Beatty, deceased, will
make final settlement of his accounts with said estate as such
Administrator at the next Term of the Probate Court of Audrain
County, Missouri to be holden at Mexico, Mo., in said County
on the 8th day of November, A.D., 1920. S.D. STOCKS Attested
by me, this 6th day of October, 1920 BESS WOODS
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, W.M.
Duckworth, adminstrator of the estate of John F. Truitt,
Deceased, will make final settlement of his accounts with said
estate as such administrator at the next Term of the Probate
Court of Audrain County, Missouri, to be holden at Mexico,
Missouri, in said County, on the 8th day of November, A.D.,
1920. W.M. DUCKWORTH
Attested by me, this 22nd day of September, 1920. E.A.
Shannon, Judge of Probate Court.
Miss Pearl Barnes of Vandalia was in Mexico a few hours
MORE FINAL SETTLEMENTS: (If you need more info, please
Sula Pilcher, Executrix of the estate of Mark Pilcher.
John Bunch, Administrator of the estate of Pleas Bunch.
Jas. I. Heaton, Administrator of the estate of James
Fannie G. Ricketts, Admintratrix of the estate of John T.
HOUSE ON DEAN BROTHERS FARM DESTROYED BY FIRE.
The large house on the Dean Brothers farm, five miles
southwest of Mexico on the Mexico-Columbia highway, was
destroyed by fire about 11 o'clock Thursday morning. A
defective flue was the cause of the fire, it was said. The
loss was partly covered by insurance.
OFFICE FORCE AND JAZZ BAND WELCOME 'BROWNIE' BACK HOME.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Brown, who were married last Friday
night in Kansas City, were given a royal welcome by the office
force of the A.P Green Fire Brick Company, Monday night on
their return to Mexico. The groom himself having been guilty
of misdeeds on similar occasions found the revengeful 'army'
awaiting him and judging from the celebration that followed,
all accounts were squared.
The unlucky, but happy couple, were 'kidnapped' at their
home and hurried to the brick plant in an automobile where the
crowd and a colored jazz band awaited them. After discordant
selections by the dusky musicians, 'Brownie' supported by
three sturdy men, made his speech of acceptance and was then
driven thru town, accompanied by more music and the unruly
As a trying climax, 'Brownie' was forced to open his new
home 'The Dove Cote' to the revelers, and after ceremonies
there they left him trembling on the doorsteps.
His wife, who was before her marriage, Miss Bernice Farley
of Long Beach, Calif., stood the ordeal much better than Mr.
Brown, but she is reported to have issued instructions against
any more night work at the plant.
Mr. and Mrs. George Puls, also newlyweds, participated in
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jones returned from St. Louis Tuesday
night. They will be domiciled at the Jones residence on South
COURT HOUSE NEWS
Nine divorce cases have been filed with Circuit Clerk
E.F. Elliott for the November term of the Audrain County
Circuit Court. They are:
Leona Capps vs. John Capps
Ener L. Riley vs. Russell Riley
Earnest Pierce vs. Cora Pierce
Pearl Curray vs. James Curray
Lillian Wingo vs. Emmett Wingo
Anna Hutcherson vs. Joseph Hutcherson
Laura Jeffries vs. Roy Jeffries
Ed E. Jackson vs. Nellie Jackson
John D. Durgridge vs. Ida Burbridge
The following cases to perfect titles to land have also
been filed with Mr. Elliott for the November term:
Pearl H. Henke et al vs. Henry Henke et al.
Nettie Stephens vs. Benjamin Ely et al.
J.W. Smith vs. Unknown Heirs, et al.
Alva Black vs. Unknown Heirs.
Elmer Ray et al vs. Samuel Jeffries, et al.
Wallace Bassford vs. Joseph Pearson, et al.
J.H. Lane vs. Unknown Heirs
The case of the State of Missouri against Ed Wilcutt,
charged with grand larceny, was filed Monday.
W.D. Fitsgerrell filed a suit against the Walsh Brick
Company Monday for damages for personal injuries.
In the case of Dr. F.M. Moore against the Chicago &
Alton Railroad Company the jury was unable to reach a
R.O. Ritter was fined $5 and costs Saturday for speeding.
In the estate of Amanda M. Sweet, receipts for the
Inheritance Tax has been filed.
In the estate of John J. Pulis, a petition was filed
Saturday for specific performance of the contract of the sale
of the real estate.
E.F. Sheley, colored, was arrested Sunday n ight, charged
with drunkedness. He was arraigned before Judge Weaver Monday
morning and fined $5 and costs.
Get Marriage License -
Otis S. Williams of Audrain County, and Miss Alpha Lena
Beshears, of Pike County, were granted a marriage license
Friday afternoon by recorder, Mrs. Nettie Stephens.
Statement of Ownership: Gale Johnston swears he is editor.
He then swears as to the employees, ownership etc.
Order of Publication: Anna E. Hutcherson vs. Joseph R.
Notice of Final Settlement:
C.T. Skinner, Administrator of the estate of Laura B. Fowler.
F.A. Sannebeck, Administrator of the estate of Katherine
Letters of Administration upon the estate of John A. Morgan
have been granted to Geo. W. Morgan.
Letters testamentary upon the estate of Laura M. McEthiney
have been granted to Rosalee Farrah.
Another nice rain Sunday afternoon and Monday morning.
Mrs. F.B. Cook's mother was called home on account of her
husband's illness in Des Moines, Ia. Mrs Cook went home with
her and spent several days; her father was much better when
she returned home.
A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dudley, October
19th. The baby lived only a few hours, and was buried in the
cemetery at Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. Burdett are home after spending several days
in Murray, Iowa, with Mr. Burdett's mother and other
relatives. They had a splended visit.
We are sorry to hear that people can't get hard coal this
winter, but glad that wood is plentiful if labor is scarce.
Mr. and Mrs. Milford Berry will leave for the convention
Thursday and will attend church in St. Louis Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Floyd spent Sunday with M.N. Powell and
Mrs. Lewis had her house covered recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodson are entertaining Mrs. Woodson's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peyton, of Shamrock, Callaway County.
Mrs. Wick Mason has moved to the home of Mrs. Butler
Guthrie on Whitley street.
E.F. Hollingsworth of Vandalia made a business visit to
this city Wednesday.