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.... ' Urges "yes" vote on No. they excavate here the outer excavations of area In- Particularly the I M the City of time was ash when erupted in 79 udlsmrhed of ashes and not until 1748 eXCavations under- that occur- that have that (there is still of the city to have re- record of that day, the and what they that fateful day died. Much of that early and the way in a small in Italy of that n and on the inhabitants. about this be curious he learned in a small should in time. calen- ! hung on to for Would probably process phone book. would also items as our a collection (a cult, a map that in Lewis County. Also suspect would be our half a set of encyclopedia (from A to Porg) purchased at a flea market, and the three pocket calculators (only one of which works). Should it ever be unearthed, archeologists of the future centuries would probably have to spend hours deciphering a wall full of pictures and plaques of only personal interest and a framed dollar bill autographed by the Secre- tary of State. And they would probably blow their mind on the unique filing system that includes such items as "pictures suitable for framing", "Tyer information" and "Misc. Col- umn Ideas" (this not being one of them). Future generations would probably marvel at the "old fashioned way of doing things". Our new electric typewriter would have all the" charm of a quill pen, and the telephone would probably he in the same category as the ear trumpet. But fro- today, and for this person, these Items are a part of our function. Like all desks d editors, it's badly in need of a round-file rescue attempt. And should we hear about any more earthquakes in the area, or the threat of an area volcano, we'll ncaten up this desk before it causes untold consternation for future ex- orers. ,OQO0000OOOOO00000000000000000 0 0 . By Pearl Plank McCutchan and Miss Mary AGO Annetta Meeutchan attended the Missouri Presbyterial at Paris Friday. stxred _ high school 40 YEARS AGO 'raise money for The Canton Press-News was a great October 20, 1 with $125.05 for Julia were held in St. 12. Julia E. born in Canton Was the daughter Mary and a great Henderson, one of Culver- and Christian Dr. John B. of reli- at Culver- 52 young are planning time Christian graduation. For- the 52 church are mem- Church of Carrollton to the Board Culver-Stoekten is vice general roaring- Candy Journal former Lewis has been of tho new Testing Sta- of recent University of of Curators. of the new Leavitt member of the husbandry !! was ordain- Oct. 19, uinistry by the church, Allen, 7e, died in Kirkw services Mr. Kennicutt, Mrs, Rice A large force of men are busy getting the Martin building in shape for a new hotel. Another group is razing the Canton hotel property, one of the landmarks of Canton. Workmen are putting a tits floor in the Canton State Bank building. A larger group of men is working on the wall along the river front. A large part of the work is being done by local help. Friends assembled at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lillard of Williams- town to help them celebrate their 50th wedding annivers- ary. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Overton will close their cafe in Canton Thursday. Mr. Overton says they do not ever expect to go into the restaurant business again. They are both past 70 years of age and have been in the restaurant 45 years. F. S. Capps had his opening at his new store Saturday and reports a large crowd and a good business. Mr. Capps has a No. 1 Ben Franklin Store now and is very proud of it, as it would do credit to towns much larger than Canton. Dr. H. G. Pudleiner was the guest speaker for the local DAFt Tuesday at the meeting in the home of Mrs. C. S. Todd. 50 YEARS AGO The Lewis Cmmty Journal October 19, 1928 J. F. Canady of Eagle Grove, Tex., left last week with two of R. C. Glaves & Sons fine Herefords. He came here, over 1,200 miles, after the cattle and brought with him a four wheel trailer, attached to a Ford car, to take them home. The Bank of Taylor at Taylor was sQld to the First Savings Bank of Palmyra. The Taylor bank was sold because of its small volume of On Nov. 7, the citizens of the enforcement of this volun- Missouri will have the oppor- tary rollback procedure, the tunlty to vote on a number of fact that many governmental constitutional amendments, units would increase their tax Let me urge you to vote "yes" levy the next year creating a on Amendment No. 22. dramatic increase in revenues I feel it is necessary for received, and the fact that Missouri voters to approve some levies can be raised this amendment. The imrpeae without a vote of the people. of the whole thing is to avoid This last point needs clarifl- having some political sub- cation. For instance, a school divisiom reaping windfall rev- district has a tax levy of $4. enues as a result of some That district goes through i, sudden upward change in the reassessment and increases : assessed valuation of those by 50 per cent in assessed governmental units, valuation. The law requires As the present law now that the school district lower i  reads, a political subdivision its levy to $3. The following   that has an increase in its year the school board could, i i. :J, assessed valuation of more through powers granted by than 10 per cent must roll the constitution, raise the levy back its tax levy by a like back to its highest level amount or to a level to meet previously authorized without . the previously proposed bud- a vote of the people. Within get of that unit. For example, two years time, this imagin- a governmental unit has an ary school district would be assessed valuation of $I,000.- receiving 25 per cent more _ 000. Through reassessment or money than it was prior to the some other development of reassessmen.t. the valuation increases to Amendment No. 22 will give $1,105,000. The law now calls the General Assembly the   for a voluntary rollback of power to require this inmgin- i' ! that governmental unit's tax ed school district to lower its levy by 10 per cent (from levy to the proper level. It will $4.05 to $3.60) for example, or provide a means by which the to the point where it would General Assembly can keep produce the revenue needed to those governmental units that meet the projected budget. A would reap windfall revenues proposed budget that had from doing so. included a 6 per cent increase On November 7th, support would only mean a 4 per cent Amendment No. 22 with your This week's photograph, as proprietors, rollback in the levy. vote and encourage your provided by Kathryn Brown of Perhaps some alert reader The problems created by friends to do the same. ------mw------m--.r ImUMl--ImCanton, lacking any identifi- will be able to identify'the current law have to do with FII00'I'UKP. cation, except the faded sign location and personnel in this mmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm that indicates it is a carriage photo, which is believed to .................. "- " r ..................... =" -  with Crutchfield and have been taken in Lewis shop, (unreadable name--Nicely?)stones County... The DeCoster Report business ann not because it and they were unable to save be collected: peach or -mm.t & was insolvent. The Taylor anything from it. seeds, apricot vits, prune pits, bank was under the direction this life -- shells,plum pitS,walnutOliveshells,pits,(Englishdate t   ', BY RJ4meldment, PT Os_A of c. w. Dearing. It was- Henry Schaller, 76, departed seeds, cherry pits, Brazil nut organized by farmers and Oct. 15 at his home in numoermg merchants in and near Taylor Maywood. and native), hickory nut CANTON. ' in 1912. The First Savings -- shells, butternut shells. THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 1978 Several have inquired about Amendment No. 1 and Pro- Bank is an institution of long 60 YEARS AGO -- the numbering of the comtitu- position No. 1, or between standing and a leading bank The Lewis County Journal The commanding officer for of Marion County. Dr. S. Oetoher 18, 1918 the Student Army Training OATS BUS Schedule tional amendments to be Amendment No. 2 and Pro- voted upon ht the Nov. 7th position No. 2. At Secretary Sanford is the president and J. James W. Jenkins, 26, died Corps of Culver-Stockton Col- election. You will note that Kirkpatrick's suggestion, E. Anderson is cashier. C.W. at his home near Williams- lege has arrived and will Oct. 19, Lewis and Knox they start with No. 6 and run numbers 11 through 20 were Dearing will now devote his town Oct. II. proceed at once to induct the counties to Kirksville. through No. 10, then skip to reserved exclusively for statu- time to his mercantile busi- _ men into the service. The Oct. 20, Lewis Co. to Quincy. No. 21 and on through No. 23. tory changes, "Proposition". I hess and farming interests in Robert A. Baghy, 88, a fficer assigned is Lt. Jon A. Oct. 23, Lewis and Knox Secretary Kirkpatrtck ex- don't su anyone t the Taylor community, former resident of LaBelle, Heist of the United States counties to Ktrksv/lle. plains that the changes in the there was likely to be more -- and for four years postmaster Army. Oct. 24, Lewis Co. to Quincy Constitution are designed as than 10 constitutional changes That the people of Ewing . at that place, died at the home by Canton. and vicinity were much of his son, Robert, at Gulfport, 90 YEARS AGO Oct. 25, Knox Co. to Nauvoo. on"Cnstitutinalthe ballot andAmendments"that changes is.in oneFiveYear,werebutvotedin 1978uponthereat interested in the coming of the Miss., last Sunday. The Lewis County Journal Oct. 26, Lewis and Knox in statutory law are designat- the August election and there Soil Dividends train last week -- October 19, 1888 counties to Kirksville. ed as "Proposition" on the are eight more in November. is evidenced by the fact that The angel of death has Will Watson weighed one of Oct. 27, Lewis Co. to Quincy. ballot. When both proposed To many people today 46 samples of soil were visited our midst again and his short horn cows here last Oct. 30, Hostel House eve- amendments and statutes ap- change is a virtue in itself. brought to the train to be taken our friend and neighbor, Saturday and she pulled down ning. peared on the same ballot, Change for the sake of change tested. This is more than at Mrs. Birdie Lemmon. Just a 1520 pounds. Oct. 31, Knox Co. to Cannon there was confusion between is a sign of progress. I any town along the line of the few weeks before, death -- Dam. certainly agree that there railroad for the week. Lewis- claimed their youngest child T.A. Stephenson and E.A. could be no progress without town was second with 35 and has called the mother Dowell are to address the Parade change, but vigorously dis- samples. The 46 samples home to rest. Democrats at Gilead at their II=T' I_OOK AT IT agree with those who feel, that brought in to be tested -- pole-raising on 0ct. 20. BY Time all change represents pro- represented 579 acres. Four Mrs. Margaret Dehoer For- -- gross, inflation is the result of hundred and twelve persons guson, formerly of near Coming from their home to TIM BLACKMORE change. Increased unemploy- visited the train (at Ewing) Canton, died at her home in Willlamstown last Saturday, A testive time of the year is once again upon us in ment is the result of change. during the forenoon, before Alexandria Sunday morning, the team of Mr. and Mrs. Canton. Cuiver-Stockton's Homecoming celebration is little Illness and catastrophe are the departure for Maywood in Spanish influenza attached -wart ran away and threw over a week away and various civic groups over the county the result of change. There is the afternoon. Ewin8 her Friday and gradually rs. Ewart out of the buggY, along with the numerous campus organizations work to virtue in stability. There must -- grew worse. She was about 26 mrting her so badly that she prepare their entry in the parade, or participate in other be caution that change design- With temperature ranging years of age and was for as since been unconscious, various acitivities that will be going on. ed to correct an immediate, from 88 to 91 degrees the past several years a school teacher -- --0-- problem does not so under- week, all warm weather in this county and was The Democrats of Steffen- While every homecoming is a gala event, we all should be mine stability as to contribute records for October have been teaching near Alexandria this viile will raise a liberty pole a little more excited since this year will mark the 126th to the collapse of the whole. broken. The weather has been winter, at that place on Oct. 27th. anniversary of our college. Well, we strayed a little ideal for road construction _ The speakers for this occasion ---0-- from the numbering of pro. and much work which other- Earl Primrose of Maywood are T. A. Stephenson, F.L.  I think all residents have many fond memories of posed amendments, but I wise would have been post- died last week of pneumonia Schofieldand H. P. Tate. homecoming. I can remember as a "little one" inching my would urge you to consider poned until next spring is following influenza. -- way to the front of the crowds that lined the streets to get a each of the eight November going on in full force. Ewin8 _ Hon. F. L. Marchand, who better view of the colorful tissue-covered floats or watoh proposals carefully and vote -- A.P. Wallace and wife of has been hard at work for the the seemingly countless bands as they marched down our for only the ones you feel are A daughter, aged 9 years, of LaBelle received a telegram Democratic ticket in the streets, really needed and are likely to counties of Clark, Scotland --o-- _ make real improvement. You' WilliamstewnMr" and Mrs. Frankvicinity,LillardpassedOf Homer(Stating)E., thatwas amongtheir son,the and Knox, for the past month, But I think nothing matched the excitement of being old will find each of the proposals away Friday. She had scarlet missing from the crew of the has returned home and will enough to march with the Cub Scout park in my first printed in full in last week's wind up with several speeches appearance in the parade, edition of this paper. fever, and pneumonia devel- U.S. Steamship Westgate, in Lewis. --0-- People are always asking, scarletpod" MondaYfever developeda new eaSeat thef 7.whichIt wasSanksupposed in collisionthatonheoct.has -- But, as with so many other things as you get older, it "What can I do?" The same Oard home in Williamstown T.S. BurneR, esq., returned gets easier to say no to help with an entry. After all, it is a persons often say, "My vote vicinity. Deer Ridge given up his life for his to Monticello Wednesday from lot more enjoyable to stand and watch the parade than doesn't county anyway." I've _ country. _ a ten day trip through the spend two or three nights up until the wee hours ,of the often, said, not completely A message reached this counties of Scotland and Knox morning stuffing Kleenex into chicken wire. accurately, that the only vote place Thursday that scarlet Up to Thursday Dr. Knight, where he has been making  that doesn't count is the one secretary of the Board of Democratic speeches by order fever had developed in Nich- College officials continue to work hard to drum up that isn't cast. Whether and ols school about 3 miles from Health, reports to. us 175 cases of influenza and 15 cases of of the State Committee. He enthusiasm for the parade, but each year fewer of the how you vote in November Williamstown and that doctors pneumonia, and 5 deaths from yet has several appointments grand floats appear, will make a difference, and were quarantining all who had to fill in Schuyler and Shelby. ---0-- ' when it's on a change in the been exposed. Deer Ridge pneumonia. _ -- But with the college's anniversary this year, why don't State Constitution, it may well Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Ander- The following boys have The enthusiasm of the we give a little extra effort and put together that make a big difference for a been released by the Local Democrats of Salem and " award-winning float this year? After all, there is a new long time. Highland Townships is run- bunch of youngsters just itching at the chance to be able to Mrs.Sn attendedsallie McRobertsthe funeralheld atf Board since last week's paper nlng high. They are organiz- take part in a parade and I will guarantee they get Just as Child abuse Canton Monday. Mrs. McRob- places:t entervanS.A.T.C.LesteratAnderson,Various ing all along the southern half. big a kick out of showing off for the home folk. .ALl._ erts passed away at the home Loule Felgar, J. Russell Ellis, At Argola they recently --O-- WOrUn0p TOpiC of her daughter in Flora, Everett Rufus Vaughn, Paul organized a club called the If your goup has not received an application for an Saturday. Virgil Sellers, Newell Allen Salem and Highland Cleve- entry, why not contact the college. It would seem to me Following is a list of Lewis Zuspann, Earl Smith Geige- land Club, which numbers 75 they would welcome your addition to the parade. rich, Paul Morris Ross, or 80 already and only -..0-- Countiaus who are students at Burrell Knight, James Ed- organized two weeks ago. The Also, this is one of our opportunities to show off our officers of this club are Reeso community to the surrounding area. Let's not let them go thecolumbia:Universityjesse of w.MissuriDennis-at wards, Carlyle C. Little, Jones, president; William home remarking that this year's homecoming wasn't ton, Walter H. Van Osdol, Farris W. Zuspann, Roger Wallace, vice president; D.J. nearly.as good as last year's. Canton; Jeanette A. Sand- Bronson Binger, Charles Vir- Glaves, secretary; J. L. --0-- knop, David M. Wilson, Jennie gil Shanks, Norman Dailey Cason, treasurer. Last Tues- If you can't field an entry in one of the activities D. Wilson, Lou E. Wilson, Coder and George Sommerse day they raised a large liberty scheduled, homecoming would be an excellent time to do LaBelle; Finis H. Piper, Johnson. _ pole 75 feet high, from which that sprucing up of your storefront or yard that you've LaGrange; Archie H. Glaves, A nationwide campaign for floats a nice new flag, a big been wanting to do all year. A general clean up of our Eldon B. Nichols, Lewlstown; the collection of certain fruit Red Bandana and on top of streets and sidewalks would add to our city's general Martha E, Clark, Maywood; and Mada MeCutchan, Monti- stones, fruit pits and nut which is fixed a large rooster appearance while we are in the tri-state area's spotlight. shells must be vigorously of sheet iron, painted red. We can show the returning Culver alumni that Canton is cello, carried on immediately. There was a good turn out, a the same neat, clean, friendly little city they remember large number of ladies also when they went to school here. -- These materials are urgently Addle LillartL living east of needed to make carbon which being present. After the pole --4)-- town, had the misfortune to is to protect our men overseas raising, Hon. F. L. Marchand Let's all join in to help Culver celebrate its 12Sth lose a large barn Monday. The from German poison gas. The made an able and convincing anniversary with one of the biggest and best homecomings barn was struck by lightning following are the materials to address of an hour and a half. ever seen in Canton. "Who would abuse a child?" will be one of several topics covered in a two-day work- shop on child abuse and ' neglect Thursday and Friday. ', Nov. 2-3, at Northeast Mis-  sourb State University, Kirks- ville. Registration for the work- shop will be 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Activities Room of the Student ! Union Building. Professional who deal with i the problem of child abuse will participate in the work- i shop. They will discuss "De- fining Child Abuse and Nag, lect," "Legal Aspecta of Child '  Abuse and Neglect," and "Abuse and Neglect Lo .... ' Urges "yes" vote on No. they excavate here the outer excavations of area In- Particularly the I M the City of time was ash when erupted in 79 udlsmrhed of ashes and not until 1748 eXCavations under- that occur- that have that (there is still of the city to have re- record of that day, the and what they that fateful day died. Much of that early and the way in a small in Italy of that n and on the inhabitants. about this be curious he learned in a small should in time. calen- ! hung on to for Would probably process phone book. would also items as our a collection (a cult, a map that in Lewis County. Also suspect would be our half a set of encyclopedia (from A to Porg) purchased at a flea market, and the three pocket calculators (only one of which works). Should it ever be unearthed, archeologists of the future centuries would probably have to spend hours deciphering a wall full of pictures and plaques of only personal interest and a framed dollar bill autographed by the Secre- tary of State. And they would probably blow their mind on the unique filing system that includes such items as "pictures suitable for framing", "Tyer information" and "Misc. Col- umn Ideas" (this not being one of them). Future generations would probably marvel at the "old fashioned way of doing things". Our new electric typewriter would have all the" charm of a quill pen, and the telephone would probably he in the same category as the ear trumpet. But fro- today, and for this person, these Items are a part of our function. Like all desks d editors, it's badly in need of a round-file rescue attempt. And should we hear about any more earthquakes in the area, or the threat of an area volcano, we'll ncaten up this desk before it causes untold consternation for future ex- orers. ,OQO0000OOOOO00000000000000000 0 0 . By Pearl Plank McCutchan and Miss Mary AGO Annetta Meeutchan attended the Missouri Presbyterial at Paris Friday. stxred _ high school 40 YEARS AGO 'raise money for The Canton Press-News was a great October 20, 1 with $125.05 for Julia were held in St. 12. Julia E. born in Canton Was the daughter Mary and a great Henderson, one of Culver- and Christian Dr. John B. of reli- at Culver- 52 young are planning time Christian graduation. For- the 52 church are mem- Church of Carrollton to the Board Culver-Stoekten is vice general roaring- Candy Journal former Lewis has been of tho new Testing Sta- of recent University of of Curators. of the new Leavitt member of the husbandry !! was ordain- Oct. 19, uinistry by the church, Allen, 7e, died in Kirkw services Mr. Kennicutt, Mrs, Rice A large force of men are busy getting the Martin building in shape for a new hotel. Another group is razing the Canton hotel property, one of the landmarks of Canton. Workmen are putting a tits floor in the Canton State Bank building. A larger group of men is working on the wall along the river front. A large part of the work is being done by local help. Friends assembled at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lillard of Williams- town to help them celebrate their 50th wedding annivers- ary. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Overton will close their cafe in Canton Thursday. Mr. Overton says they do not ever expect to go into the restaurant business again. They are both past 70 years of age and have been in the restaurant 45 years. F. S. Capps had his opening at his new store Saturday and reports a large crowd and a good business. Mr. Capps has a No. 1 Ben Franklin Store now and is very proud of it, as it would do credit to towns much larger than Canton. Dr. H. G. Pudleiner was the guest speaker for the local DAFt Tuesday at the meeting in the home of Mrs. C. S. Todd. 50 YEARS AGO The Lewis Cmmty Journal October 19, 1928 J. F. Canady of Eagle Grove, Tex., left last week with two of R. C. Glaves & Sons fine Herefords. He came here, over 1,200 miles, after the cattle and brought with him a four wheel trailer, attached to a Ford car, to take them home. The Bank of Taylor at Taylor was sQld to the First Savings Bank of Palmyra. The Taylor bank was sold because of its small volume of On Nov. 7, the citizens of the enforcement of this volun- Missouri will have the oppor- tary rollback procedure, the tunlty to vote on a number of fact that many governmental constitutional amendments, units would increase their tax Let me urge you to vote "yes" levy the next year creating a on Amendment No. 22. dramatic increase in revenues I feel it is necessary for received, and the fact that Missouri voters to approve some levies can be raised this amendment. The imrpeae without a vote of the people. of the whole thing is to avoid This last point needs clarifl- having some political sub- cation. For instance, a school divisiom reaping windfall rev- district has a tax levy of $4. enues as a result of some That district goes through i, sudden upward change in the reassessment and increases : assessed valuation of those by 50 per cent in assessed governmental units, valuation. The law requires As the present law now that the school district lower i  reads, a political subdivision its levy to $3. The following   that has an increase in its year the school board could, i i. :J, assessed valuation of more through powers granted by than 10 per cent must roll the constitution, raise the levy back its tax levy by a like back to its highest level amount or to a level to meet previously authorized without . the previously proposed bud- a vote of the people. Within get of that unit. For example, two years time, this imagin- a governmental unit has an ary school district would be assessed valuation of $I,000.- receiving 25 per cent more _ 000. Through reassessment or money than it was prior to the some other development of reassessmen.t. the valuation increases to Amendment No. 22 will give $1,105,000. The law now calls the General Assembly the   for a voluntary rollback of power to require this inmgin- i' ! that governmental unit's tax ed school district to lower its levy by 10 per cent (from levy to the proper level. It will $4.05 to $3.60) for example, or provide a means by which the to the point where it would General Assembly can keep produce the revenue needed to those governmental units that meet the projected budget. A would reap windfall revenues proposed budget that had from doing so. included a 6 per cent increase On November 7th, support would only mean a 4 per cent Amendment No. 22 with your This week's photograph, as proprietors, rollback in the levy. vote and encourage your provided by Kathryn Brown of Perhaps some alert reader The problems created by friends to do the same. ------mw------m--.r ImUMl--ImCanton, lacking any identifi- will be able to identify'the current law have to do with FII00'I'UKP. cation, except the faded sign location and personnel in this mmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm that indicates it is a carriage photo, which is believed to .................. "- " r ..................... =" -  with Crutchfield and have been taken in Lewis shop, (unreadable name--Nicely?)stones County... The DeCoster Report business ann not because it and they were unable to save be collected: peach or -mm.t & was insolvent. The Taylor anything from it. seeds, apricot vits, prune pits, bank was under the direction this life -- shells,plum pitS,walnutOliveshells,pits,(Englishdate t   ', BY RJ4meldment, PT Os_A of c. w. Dearing. It was- Henry Schaller, 76, departed seeds, cherry pits, Brazil nut organized by farmers and Oct. 15 at his home in numoermg merchants in and near Taylor Maywood. and native), hickory nut CANTON. ' in 1912. The First Savings -- shells, butternut shells. THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 1978 Several have inquired about Amendment No. 1 and Pro- Bank is an institution of long 60 YEARS AGO -- the numbering of the comtitu- position No. 1, or between standing and a leading bank The Lewis County Journal The commanding officer for of Marion County. Dr. S. Oetoher 18, 1918 the Student Army Training OATS BUS Schedule tional amendments to be Amendment No. 2 and Pro- voted upon ht the Nov. 7th position No. 2. At Secretary Sanford is the president and J. James W. Jenkins, 26, died Corps of Culver-Stockton Col- election. You will note that Kirkpatrick's suggestion, E. Anderson is cashier. C.W. at his home near Williams- lege has arrived and will Oct. 19, Lewis and Knox they start with No. 6 and run numbers 11 through 20 were Dearing will now devote his town Oct. II. proceed at once to induct the counties to Kirksville. through No. 10, then skip to reserved exclusively for statu- time to his mercantile busi- _ men into the service. The Oct. 20, Lewis Co. to Quincy. No. 21 and on through No. 23. tory changes, "Proposition". I hess and farming interests in Robert A. Baghy, 88, a fficer assigned is Lt. Jon A. Oct. 23, Lewis and Knox Secretary Kirkpatrtck ex- don't su anyone t the Taylor community, former resident of LaBelle, Heist of the United States counties to Ktrksv/lle. plains that the changes in the there was likely to be more -- and for four years postmaster Army. Oct. 24, Lewis Co. to Quincy Constitution are designed as than 10 constitutional changes That the people of Ewing . at that place, died at the home by Canton. and vicinity were much of his son, Robert, at Gulfport, 90 YEARS AGO Oct. 25, Knox Co. to Nauvoo. on"Cnstitutinalthe ballot andAmendments"that changes is.in oneFiveYear,werebutvotedin 1978uponthereat interested in the coming of the Miss., last Sunday. The Lewis County Journal Oct. 26, Lewis and Knox in statutory law are designat- the August election and there Soil Dividends train last week -- October 19, 1888 counties to Kirksville. ed as "Proposition" on the are eight more in November. is evidenced by the fact that The angel of death has Will Watson weighed one of Oct. 27, Lewis Co. to Quincy. ballot. When both proposed To many people today 46 samples of soil were visited our midst again and his short horn cows here last Oct. 30, Hostel House eve- amendments and statutes ap- change is a virtue in itself. brought to the train to be taken our friend and neighbor, Saturday and she pulled down ning. peared on the same ballot, Change for the sake of change tested. This is more than at Mrs. Birdie Lemmon. Just a 1520 pounds. Oct. 31, Knox Co. to Cannon there was confusion between is a sign of progress. I any town along the line of the few weeks before, death -- Dam. certainly agree that there railroad for the week. Lewis- claimed their youngest child T.A. Stephenson and E.A. could be no progress without town was second with 35 and has called the mother Dowell are to address the Parade change, but vigorously dis- samples. The 46 samples home to rest. Democrats at Gilead at their II=T' I_OOK AT IT agree with those who feel, that brought in to be tested -- pole-raising on 0ct. 20. BY Time all change represents pro- represented 579 acres. Four Mrs. Margaret Dehoer For- -- gross, inflation is the result of hundred and twelve persons guson, formerly of near Coming from their home to TIM BLACKMORE change. Increased unemploy- visited the train (at Ewing) Canton, died at her home in Willlamstown last Saturday, A testive time of the year is once again upon us in ment is the result of change. during the forenoon, before Alexandria Sunday morning, the team of Mr. and Mrs. Canton. Cuiver-Stockton's Homecoming celebration is little Illness and catastrophe are the departure for Maywood in Spanish influenza attached -wart ran away and threw over a week away and various civic groups over the county the result of change. There is the afternoon. Ewin8 her Friday and gradually rs. Ewart out of the buggY, along with the numerous campus organizations work to virtue in stability. There must -- grew worse. She was about 26 mrting her so badly that she prepare their entry in the parade, or participate in other be caution that change design- With temperature ranging years of age and was for as since been unconscious, various acitivities that will be going on. ed to correct an immediate, from 88 to 91 degrees the past several years a school teacher -- --0-- problem does not so under- week, all warm weather in this county and was The Democrats of Steffen- While every homecoming is a gala event, we all should be mine stability as to contribute records for October have been teaching near Alexandria this viile will raise a liberty pole a little more excited since this year will mark the 126th to the collapse of the whole. broken. The weather has been winter, at that place on Oct. 27th. anniversary of our college. Well, we strayed a little ideal for road construction _ The speakers for this occasion ---0-- from the numbering of pro. and much work which other- Earl Primrose of Maywood are T. A. Stephenson, F.L.  I think all residents have many fond memories of posed amendments, but I wise would have been post- died last week of pneumonia Schofieldand H. P. Tate. homecoming. I can remember as a "little one" inching my would urge you to consider poned until next spring is following influenza. -- way to the front of the crowds that lined the streets to get a each of the eight November going on in full force. Ewin8 _ Hon. F. L. Marchand, who better view of the colorful tissue-covered floats or watoh proposals carefully and vote -- A.P. Wallace and wife of has been hard at work for the the seemingly countless bands as they marched down our for only the ones you feel are A daughter, aged 9 years, of LaBelle received a telegram Democratic ticket in the streets, really needed and are likely to counties of Clark, Scotland --o-- _ make real improvement. You' WilliamstewnMr" and Mrs. Frankvicinity,LillardpassedOf Homer(Stating)E., thatwas amongtheir son,the and Knox, for the past month, But I think nothing matched the excitement of being old will find each of the proposals away Friday. She had scarlet missing from the crew of the has returned home and will enough to march with the Cub Scout park in my first printed in full in last week's wind up with several speeches appearance in the parade, edition of this paper. fever, and pneumonia devel- U.S. Steamship Westgate, in Lewis. --0-- People are always asking, scarletpod" MondaYfever developeda new eaSeat thef 7.whichIt wasSanksupposed in collisionthatonheoct.has -- But, as with so many other things as you get older, it "What can I do?" The same Oard home in Williamstown T.S. BurneR, esq., returned gets easier to say no to help with an entry. After all, it is a persons often say, "My vote vicinity. Deer Ridge given up his life for his to Monticello Wednesday from lot more enjoyable to stand and watch the parade than doesn't county anyway." I've _ country. _ a ten day trip through the spend two or three nights up until the wee hours ,of the often, said, not completely A message reached this counties of Scotland and Knox morning stuffing Kleenex into chicken wire. accurately, that the only vote place Thursday that scarlet Up to Thursday Dr. Knight, where he has been making  that doesn't count is the one secretary of the Board of Democratic speeches by order fever had developed in Nich- College officials continue to work hard to drum up that isn't cast. Whether and ols school about 3 miles from Health, reports to. us 175 cases of influenza and 15 cases of of the State Committee. He enthusiasm for the parade, but each year fewer of the how you vote in November Williamstown and that doctors pneumonia, and 5 deaths from yet has several appointments grand floats appear, will make a difference, and were quarantining all who had to fill in Schuyler and Shelby. ---0-- ' when it's on a change in the been exposed. Deer Ridge pneumonia. _ -- But with the college's anniversary this year, why don't State Constitution, it may well Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Ander- The following boys have The enthusiasm of the we give a little extra effort and put together that make a big difference for a been released by the Local Democrats of Salem and " award-winning float this year? After all, there is a new long time. Highland Townships is run- bunch of youngsters just itching at the chance to be able to Mrs.Sn attendedsallie McRobertsthe funeralheld atf Board since last week's paper nlng high. They are organiz- take part in a parade and I will guarantee they get Just as Child abuse Canton Monday. Mrs. McRob- places:t entervanS.A.T.C.LesteratAnderson,Various ing all along the southern half. big a kick out of showing off for the home folk. .ALl._ erts passed away at the home Loule Felgar, J. Russell Ellis, At Argola they recently --O-- WOrUn0p TOpiC of her daughter in Flora, Everett Rufus Vaughn, Paul organized a club called the If your goup has not received an application for an Saturday. Virgil Sellers, Newell Allen Salem and Highland Cleve- entry, why not contact the college. It would seem to me Following is a list of Lewis Zuspann, Earl Smith Geige- land Club, which numbers 75 they would welcome your addition to the parade. rich, Paul Morris Ross, or 80 already and only -..0-- Countiaus who are students at Burrell Knight, James Ed- organized two weeks ago. The Also, this is one of our opportunities to show off our officers of this club are Reeso community to the surrounding area. Let's not let them go thecolumbia:Universityjesse of w.MissuriDennis-at wards, Carlyle C. Little, Jones, president; William home remarking that this year's homecoming wasn't ton, Walter H. Van Osdol, Farris W. Zuspann, Roger Wallace, vice president; D.J. nearly.as good as last year's. Canton; Jeanette A. Sand- Bronson Binger, Charles Vir- Glaves, secretary; J. L. --0-- knop, David M. Wilson, Jennie gil Shanks, Norman Dailey Cason, treasurer. Last Tues- If you can't field an entry in one of the activities D. Wilson, Lou E. Wilson, Coder and George Sommerse day they raised a large liberty scheduled, homecoming would be an excellent time to do LaBelle; Finis H. Piper, Johnson. _ pole 75 feet high, from which that sprucing up of your storefront or yard that you've LaGrange; Archie H. Glaves, A nationwide campaign for floats a nice new flag, a big been wanting to do all year. A general clean up of our Eldon B. Nichols, Lewlstown; the collection of certain fruit Red Bandana and on top of streets and sidewalks would add to our city's general Martha E, Clark, Maywood; and Mada MeCutchan, Monti- stones, fruit pits and nut which is fixed a large rooster appearance while we are in the tri-state area's spotlight. shells must be vigorously of sheet iron, painted red. We can show the returning Culver alumni that Canton is cello, carried on immediately. There was a good turn out, a the same neat, clean, friendly little city they remember large number of ladies also when they went to school here. -- These materials are urgently Addle LillartL living east of needed to make carbon which being present. After the pole --4)-- town, had the misfortune to is to protect our men overseas raising, Hon. F. L. Marchand Let's all join in to help Culver celebrate its 12Sth lose a large barn Monday. The from German poison gas. The made an able and convincing anniversary with one of the biggest and best homecomings barn was struck by lightning following are the materials to address of an hour and a half. ever seen in Canton. "Who would abuse a child?" will be one of several topics covered in a two-day work- shop on child abuse and ' neglect Thursday and Friday. ', Nov. 2-3, at Northeast Mis-  sourb State University, Kirks- ville. Registration for the work- shop will be 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Activities Room of the Student ! Union Building. Professional who deal with i the problem of child abuse will participate in the work- i shop. They will discuss "De- fining Child Abuse and Nag, lect," "Legal Aspecta of Child '  Abuse and Neglect," and "Abuse and Neglect Lo