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Henry County Democrat from Clinton, Missouri • 1

Clinton, Missouri
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mu mnim VOL LV1I NO. 51 CLINTON, HENRY COUNTY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY SEPTEMBER, 19, 1029 $1.50 PER YEAR CIVIC CLUH Summary of the Past Year's Activities A BIG OPENING UNCOVERED (JANG CORPORAL EAGEN Many Visit IJcautiful Of. THE OLDEST HANK IN HENRY COUNTY 57th YEAR IN RUSINESS Aftermath "of Stealing: a Good Comedy Parts for! Clinton Car Local Actors I fice of Power Company Under the guldunce of the Lib Many hundred people were guests Founded rary committee, the fiscal year from of the Missouri Tower and Light June 1928 to June 1929, marks a per Company at the southeast corner of Built on Service Joe Price well known in local dramatic circles is going to play the part of Corporal Eagen in the big amateur show staged by the Christian Endeavor, September 2G and 27. Jack oa iod of steady growth of the Henry Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Thompson and Clarence Jones were in Spring, field Saturday, where they went to recover the Chevrolet car stolen on the public square in Clinton "some days before and found near there. It transpired that the car was stolen by a gang of young people THE CITIZENS BANK County Library which was founded in the square Monday afternoon and night, in celebration of the formal opening of the beautiful new office Security the early summer of 1927 up to date Howard ia cninc tt nt over 1G00 cards have been issued.

During the summer of 1928 a cam rooms of that company in tho re modeled Poague Building. The office rooms cover a frontage paign was waged by the Flower and Garden committee to make our city from Springfield, three boys and three girls, who are all under arrest. of two ordinary buildings on Franklin a real "Clinton beautiful." -n f'J HIP J'HIW Ut Izzy Goldstein, Eagen's Jewish buddy. These two men have been in the army only 30 days and are typ-ical rookies. Their antics, hard luck, good luck, time served on K.

P. tend to make the show a screaming success. Izzy's Jewish Papa and Red's Irish father visit the camp and fall in love with two nurses. Red's They perpetrated eight house robber- furnishing a beautiful display room for electrical merchandise, as ies in Springfield, and stofe The plans were so successfully carried out. that a more elaborate well as housing the business offices worth of jewelry from a Springfield OUR HOME TOWN program was arranged for the 1929 store, including a $2,000 diamond season's work.

ring. Then they stole a car and of the company In Clinton. The efficient lighting fixtures especially aroused comment among the visitors, The club gave its moral support to came to Calhoun, where they aban girl visits the camp and is mistaken doned it, coming to Clinton in a truck for the spy and in order to save her the merchants being especially interested in seeing how the goods were displayed and how the show windows Here they stole the Jones car and Red starts out to capture the real spy and finally after many funny the "White Way," which has recently been installed around the court yard. Also the organization unanimously favored the indirect lighting svstem which has been in use for went to Springfield, abandoning it outside of that city, expecting to have a garage firm tow it were illuminated. Each lady visitor was presented with a beautiful rose, from a big situations he succeeds and wins i promotion.

It is a scream from start to finish some time on the Court House tower, Following clues, the Springfield police arrested one of the girls, who Is good town thats why we live here you live here, and advise your friends to do like-wise. And we may be a bit prejudiced but we think that our bank a pretty good bank. Perhaps you do to, thats why you do your banking here. If you like our service and believe its the kind your friends would like why not tell them about us. We'd appreciate it and believe that they would to.

everyone will be delighted to see The re-erecting of the beautiful fountain with the added spray, to basket of flowers which Kelly Simmons claimed to have raised himself. these two men perform in these two on being questioned, revealed the names of her companions, who were arrested for the car theft. Deputy On display were electrical articles star parts. You can't afford to miss of all kinds, including: R. C.

A. and it! Sheriff Thompson was put by Spring Kennedy radios, Hot Point ranges, field officers to questioning the out SUING FRISCO Thor, Federal Spinner and Automatic Washers, General Electric and fit, and developed the facta of their ewelry and house robberies, and the Kelvinator refrigerators, Hot Point In the circuit court on Tuesday jewelry stolen was recovered from was impaneled jury to try the water heaters, Health Exercisers, Hoover, General Electric and Federal the home of one of the party. One gether with the drinking fountain, surrounded by shrubs and pernnials, and with benches and bird baths, the court yard now boasts a home-like welcome appearance, to all who view it. The society has been pleased to accepts the sponsorship for three home talent entertainments, be-sides having charge of the Fall Festival (in Oct. 1928) and general get-together time for Clinton and vicinity.

As a natural out come from this affair, a fine spirit of team work grows among the people of Clinton, who have our city's insterest at heart. I piece of the stolen jewelry was damage suit of W. M. Crowder against the Frisco The trial of the case commenced Wednes CITIZENS BANK sweepers, and hundreds of other smaller articles. found in the car they abandoned at Calhoun.

Among the visitors was D. W. Sny- day. The Oldest Bank in Henry Conmty der, of Kansas City, president of The plaintiff owns a 90 acre farm Mr. Jones' car was considerably damaged by the gang which took it, as it will take about $100 to fix it the Missouri Power and Light Com pany.

This was his first visit to near Brownington adjoining the FTisco track, and for his cause of action alleges that the railway Clinton and he was very complimen tary of the city and expressed great up again. AT BUZZARD'S ROOST predictions for its future. As a result of an organized mem bership drive beginning January 1st, bridge, embankment, and abutments divert the current causing his land to become overflowed and that over six and a half acres have been washed away from three to nine feet. He asks $3,000 damages from the railway for damage to his land. GIFTS TO SOLDIERS A meeting of the Clinton Busi 1929 the club now boasts 162 "paid up" members.

ness and Professional Womans Club This organization hopes that dur at the McKee bookstore Monday Light and ing another winter season there may be a genuine charity department, in order that this most necessary work BLUE PRINTS night was devoted to making com fort bags for soldier boys in for County Engineer Thomas B. Parks is this week laying off a park tract for cabin sites at the well-known Buzzards Roost on the Osage river southeast of Clinton. For many years this has been a favorite place for outings for many Henry county people who knew of it. A Kansas City man who owns a large tract of land, has derided to lay out 200 lots for camping sites and cabins and has christened his resort "Minnesech Park." Compact be properly carried on. eign ports to be presented through the Red Cross.

The bags are neatly Because of the sponsoring of the Bird House Building contest in the 6022 made of pretty cloth and are filled From the office of the architect, N. E. Peters, Kansas City, Murl Crofford, superintendent of the new hotel building operations on Wednesday received a large roll containing the complete blue prints of with useful articles, each neatly spring of 1928 the club was able, un wrapped in a Christmas package. der the competent instruction of a PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS special committee to assist the child PASSED AWAY This is the nearest Osage river ren of the grade schools in showing a wonderful improvement in their abil the new structure. The excavation work for the basement is going along rapidly, and camping site to Clinton.

To reach it, one goes from Mount Zion south Mrs. G. F. Foley, whose home has ity top rovide proper homes for our feathered friends in the spring of been five miles southwest of Clinton, to the county line, then turns east about 100 yards to a road with a gate, it is hoped that the actual work of building can be commenced toward the end of next week. 1929.

and on three-quarters ot a mne Last but not least in inportance of south to the river. this socitey activities was the or died on Tuesday morning at 4 o'clock in the Windsor hospital. She was G3 years old, and leaves a husband, three grown sons and a grandson to mourn her loss. The remains will be taken to Sedalia for interment. ATTENDING ARTILLERY SCHOOL ganizing of a "Vacation Reading Club" for the youngsters of the 3rd The October Opening of the Chilli- Typewriters all kinds to rent or sell Complete service at McKees Book Store cothe Business College is set xor Msnday, October 7th, when new IN TROUBLE AGAIN to 8th grade inclusive.

The response from the children was most gratifying and on Saturday Sept. 14th the youthful members of this literary club will be given a party, classes will again be organized and many new students will enter. Captain Harry Tooley, of Battery is in Fort Sill attending the Artillery School, the leading school of its sort in the army service. It will require Capt. Tooley's absence for three months, and he is the only Missouri artillery officer taking the Archie Short, 17, who stole a thus bringing to a happy ending.

Note books will also be judged and bicycle belonging to Arthur Lindsey, in Clinton, some months ago, but was not pi-osecuted, is in more LONG-LOST WATCH Twentv-five years ago, Walter course. the winners announced. Not only is the Civic Club show' trouble. TTill. then a boy of 14, was dig to Several nights since, the store of ging worms in the horse lot at his John Cook, in Deepwater, was enter ing a wonderful advancement in material ways, but it is with pride that, the organization i3 able to ed by burglars who stole cigarettes Calhoun home preparatory to going fishing, and while thus engaged lost his gold watch which fell out of the and other articles.

Later, young rightly feel that it is gradually win Short and a companion of the same pocket of his shirt. You can imag nine the faith and support of the age, Oliver Alexander both of Deep ine the erief of a lad that age on community at large. water were arrested in Osceola, for this theft and also for taking an automobile from Deepwater, and riding to REVOKED PAROLE Sheriff Kincade, of St. Clair county, passed thru Clinton today on his way to the penitentiary, having as his passengers two Clinton boys, Johnny Wees and Jesse Burton. They were arrested at Osceola, charged with stealing chickens.

On ascertaining that they were already under parole from a penitentiary sentence received in Clinton, Judge Bumey immediately revoked their parole and they were taken by the Osceola Sheriff t0 the pen to serve cut their Henry county sentence. SPOKE ON CONSTITUTION Osceola, where they were captured. CIRCUIT COURT losing his chiefest treasure. His day's fishing was entirely ruined, and he looked every place for the watch except in the right place. Time went on and with the seasons, the horse lot became the family garden.

A few days ago. Walter's father, Geo. Hill, digging in the garden whether for fishing worms or not, Walter does not say. He turned up UNUSUAL DOUBLE CATCH Monday, September 1G James E. Keith vs.

Nannie Keith. Double eatche3 on artificial baits Decree of divorce, defendant to have are not so common now as tney minor child. formerly were, but the most unusual double catch we have heard recorded for some time is credited to that Russell Beal vs. Flora Mae Beal. Decree of divorce and defendant's sterling fisherman, Ted Montague, globular chunk of earth which he had difficulty in breaking, and examining it found his son's long lost watch.

The case was in good condition, but the seven jeweled movement was naturally damaged beyond repair by its long lying in the earth. of St. Louis, who fishes in the Nian-gua with Clinton anglers. maiden name of Flora Mae Sidwell restored. Chas.

J. Woflf vs. Marland Refining Jury failed to agree and was discharged. Anna M. Hawkins vs.

Jas. II. Ted was casting a plug with lit I CLINTON, j) InS NATIONAL 1 II I I I BANK I 11 Where Banking Jy The difference between the clerk I I Jj woh spends all his salary and the pi clerk who saves a part of it Is the tle success when diversion offered itself in the head of a turtle down Hawkins. Plaintiff awarded divorce ROAD MEETING stream. "Watch me sock that old boy," said Ted, who prides himself on his bait casting abilitiy.

Zowie went the bait as the hooks sank into the turtle's neck. A mighty There will be a road meeting at and $25 temporary alimony. State vs. Ernest Martin, laceny. Tlea of guilty and sentenced to two years in penitentiary.

Paroled to Mrs. Frank Snyder. the oommunity hall in Jbiiard, Tues day evening September at 7:30 in the interest of the A. t. L.

High Floyd Sperry delivered a very excellent address at the high school assembly Wednesday morning on the Constitution in connection with Constitution Week. Mr. Sperry gave much interesting history and interpretation of the constitution, which was presented in a most interesting manner. The students listened with close attention and testified thefr appreciation by hearty applause. Every year the American Bar Association asks that the people of the United States observe the week in which September 17 occui'3 as Constitution Week.

On September 17, 1787 in the city of Philadelphia the Constitution Convention finished its work and submitted the result to the Thirteen Colonies. way. All interested in tins roau are invited. battle ensued and the fisherman at last hauled in not one turtle as he had expected, but two, one turtle holding on to the other's leg, having it nearly bitten thru. To make it still more unusual, one was a soft BEGIN EXCAVATING difference, in ton years, between the i owner of a business and the man out I I l'N2 Of a job.

No b0V PVflr Wnma I'l'iJ I CARD OF THANKS shell and the other of the hard shell variety. Without showing the least sur- rri 1 1 i It A 1 Ifjyj as a man who did not in hj youth 'm( h' 'If loarn t0 save- Pirn I II I'M John Wanamaker I jl his The work of excavating the north end of the lot for the new hotel commenced on Tuesday morning. F. II. Wight, President of tho constructing company, was in Clinton on Tuesday and while here took out the building permit for the consruc-tion of the hotel, complying with the city ordinances for the construction of new buildings.

prise, leu Doasteu, "Any uarn iuui can go out and snag a turtle, but it takes a real guy like me to snake out a soft shell and a hard shell We desire to thank our friends and neighbors who assisted so graciously and ministered so kindly at the death and funeral of our dear beloved wife, mother and sister. Ellis Smith Ralls E. Smith Mrs. Carmen M. Wilson Courtney Lee Smith, Forty more typewriters were purchased by the Chillicothe Business College last week, these in addition to the forty-five bought last nionth.

with one bait." And his friends ad mit that he has a record that is like ly to stand for some time. C. B. total typewriter equipment exceeds 450. Mrs.

W. C. Hendrix.

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