Mexico Ledger Page #1, 3 March 1952

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Mexico Ledger
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3 March 1952 - 13th Birthday Thirteen silver dollars from 13...
13th Birthday Thirteen silver dollars from 13 Centralia friends are presented to Archie Comstock (left) on his 13th birthday Feb. 29. The presentation is made by Frank Steckdaub (right), one of the thirteen. Mr. Comstock, who has been living on a farm south of Centralia, is moving tills week to a form north of Mexico, by Powell's Ford. He was born Feb. 29. 1896, and lost one birthday at the turn of the century leaving- him 13 instead of 14 for his 56 years. He was eight years old when he celebrated his first birthday. At one time Mr. Comstock lived in Mexico working at a brick plant. He served as sheriff of Monroe county later, from 1933 to 1936. He has one daughter, Mrs. Foy Potter, who with her husband, live on the same farm with Mr. Comstock. The thirteen friends in Centralia who made gifts of the 13_ silver dollars include, beside Mr. Steckdaub, Carl Squires, Earl Forrest, Palmer & Kllis. L. C. Henderson, John J. Warwick, Uena's Dress Shoppe, L. W. Angell, Charles B. Cox, L. T. Skaggs, "Western Auto, Produce Grain Co., and Stuart's Cafe. ,

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