Missouri became a state on Aug. 10, 1821. It had been part of a larger territory and parts of it were still known as Missouri Country until 1854
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Jefferson Democrat, Hillsboro, Jefferson county, Missouri
WEDNESDAY, 3 OCTOBER 1883
WEDDING BELLS - Mr. Henry HEIDBRINK and Miss Maggie FOREST
were united in marriage, at the residence of the bride's
parents on Belew's Creek, this county, on Wednesday evening,
September 26, 1883, at 7 o'clock.
Everything was tastefully arranged for the
occasion, without any
extravagant show. At the appointed hour the bridal party
entered the parlor, led by Rev. FRAZIER. The bride and
groom preceded by Miss Maud McLEAN and Mr. Harry DAHL, the
bride's brother, as best man.
A rich substantial wedding supper followed the nuptial
rites, and the
evening was spent in pleasant conversation, with
instrumental music, furnished by young gentlemen friends of
the bride and groom. Friends and relatives mingled together
with delightful informality. Of course, there was the usual
array of pretty country girls which add vivacity to the
naturally joyous occasion.
The wedding was indeed a brilliant one, and the
newly-married pair have
a truly bright future before them. Long life, happiness and
prosperity is the wish of their many friends. The happy
couple will take up their abode two miles east of the brides
parents' residence, near Glade Chapel. A Guest.
WEDNESDAY, 3 OCTOBER 1883
TRUSTEE'S SALE - WHEREAS, J.H. INGALLS and P.J. INGALLS, his
wife, by their deed of trust, dated September 2, 1881, and
recorded in the Recorder's office of Jefferson County,
Missouri, in Trust Record book No. 12, at page 192, conveyed
to the undersigned, as trustee, the following described real
estate, situate in Jefferson County, Missouri, to-wit: The
east half of the southeast quarter of section two, and the
northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section
eleven, in township forty of range three east, containing
one hundred and twenty acres, which conveyance was in trust
to secure the payment of a promissory note therein mentioned
and described; and, whereas, said note has long since become
due and payable and remains unpaid - now, therefore, at the
request of the legal holder and owner of said note, and in
pursuance of the authority to me given by said deed of
trust, public notice is hereby given that I will, on
Saturday, the 3rd day of November, 1883, between the hours
of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., at the courthouse door in the town of
Hillsboro, Jefferson County, Missouri, sell at public
auction, to the highest bidder, for cash the real estate
above described, to satisfy the said note and the expense of
executing this trust. Austin WILLIAMS, Trustee,
October 4, 1883.
'Squire P.J. TAFFE of St. Louis, was licensed to practice
law, after an examination in open court.
Mr.L.H. LEE returned last week from a protracted visit to
his nephews and nieces in Wayne County, Mo.
Mrs. Ruth LORD and family have gone to Albuquerque, New
Mexico, where she will run a hotel. Her many friends here
wish her abundant success.
Henry HURTGEN has another new blacksmith. He arrived last
Saturday night, but declines making a hand in the shop for
the next twelve or fifteen years.
George F. REPPY of Denver, Colorado, was visiting his
parents, in De Soto, last week. He has not gained any in
size, but looks otherwise as if the climate agreed with him
CIRCUIT COURT NOTES - John SMITH, who was sent up from
Crystal City for stabbing a man, was found guilty of assault
and fined one dollar. The fine was commuted to one day's
imprisonment in jail.
George DONALDSON and George ROOKER - the men that robbed Mr.
HEATON at De Soto - plead guilty and were given two years
each in the penitentiary.
Mrs. GORDON's fine was commuted to ten days in jail.
Alex. CALAHAN explains the usual industry now displayed by
Samuel COLLINS He says that Sam's wife has presented him
with their first born, a 10-pound girl, and that Sam
recognizes the necessity of raising more wheat next year to
supply the wants of his increasing family.
Asa BOOTH will again resume his studies at Ann Arbor,
Michigan, this week. He is one of the best, as well as
brightest young men in this county, and will, no doubt,
stand a good examination at the end of his term, and return
home a full fledged M.D. Our best wishes for his success
are with him.
LICENSED TO MARRY - Henry LEUTZINGER and Sarah R. TRIMBLE,
George POPE and Jane MANESS, Henry BENNER and Rowena
HERRING, Oliver HUNOT and Mary HINKLEY, M.V. JOHNSON and
Mary C. KYLE, L.J. GROSSGLOSS and L.A. BECKERLEG, Gus. M.
SAPPER and Minnie C. BLANK, Charles BECKER and Kate M.
BLANK, H. HEIDBRINK and Maggie FOREST, Jesse TAYLOR and
Algonia SANDERS, Felix BURNS and Irene VINYARD, John H.
CRULL and Angeline LEE.
Mrs. Christina CUMMINGS, nee WOBBLES, has lost her husband,
George CUMMINGS. He left home on the 10th of July last,
promising his wife to return that evening, and she has not
heard of him yet. As he had staid away from her a time or
two before, nothing strange was thought of it for the first
few weeks; but Mrs. C. has since written to the points where
she expected he would be likely to go, and received no news
from him. He left a little boy, six years of age, and a babe
of only eight days.
Sheriff WEAVER last no tine in ridding our county of the
expense of keeping the convicted men in jail. Court closed
last Thursday and on Friday morning he started, accompanied
by Jesse WAGGENER, Lausen FRAZIER and Jesse CLARK, as
guards, taking George ROOKER, George DONALDSON, Wm.
MITCHELL, Luther McVEY, Charles MILLER, Fred. BROWN and John
MARSDEN to the penitentiary. They are sentenced to two years
each, six of them for grand larceny and one for felonious
assault. Of the seven only one was a citizen of this
county. This is the largest delegation ever sent up from
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