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 - the following historical sketch of Mr. Geers as...
the following historical sketch of Mr. Geers as found in a copy of the history of South Missouri counties at this ollice: 'John Geers is a prosperous stockman stockman and farmer of Texas county, Mo., and is the third of tive children born to the marriage of William L Geers and Desdemona Higglns, natives, respectively, respectively, of Kentucky and Illinois They were married in the latter state and settled in Madison county, where they were engaged in farming, and where the father died in 18411. His widow is still living (l!i; and Is considerably considerably advanced In years. John Geers was born in Madison county, 111., March 20, 1H41, and was reared mi a far,tn, receiving acoinmon-school acoinmon-school acoinmon-school education. In August, 1W2, he enlisted enlisted In Company C, One Hundred and Seventeenth Volunteer Infantry, United United States Army, and was a faithful fctipporter ol the 'Stars and Stripes' fo three years. The battles in which he took part are as follows: Pleasant Hill, Nashville, Fort Spanish, Fort Blakely and several others. lie was never wounded nor taken risoner, and after his return to Illinois was married, February 27, lHtti, to Sarah their grandmother, Mrs Kit..geru id, and attended church a" Mew Hope George Brown and wiv visited at Gid Harmon's the last ot Ui J. F. Smith lost a calf last wi-ek. wi-ek. wi-ek. Most everybody in thru part an through haying Mrs Mary Mckinney and Mrs. ;ie Smith spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs, Elizabeth McKinney. The threshing machine is in this neighborhood this week. Mrs. Einmett Evans visited at Uncle Uncle Alfred Blankenship's last Monday. Frank and Jesse Smith went to Houston Friday. Novella Blankenship is still on th sick list. Marion and Jesse Erwin have Been taking care of James Pennington's hay. (Mlss Delta Gibson is staying at Walter Lilly's. Mrs. Ida McKinney and children. Mrs. Frank Smith and children. Mrs Albert Smith anil children, and Miss es Ethel and LI..le Smith visited at Mrs. P. P. Smith's Sun fay. Hello, J. A.S.ofO. W;n and also R. S., of M. W., we are. especting It'tttr fioui you. SIX AIRSHIP FLIGHTS AT OLD SETTLERS REUNION: their children children as they stand around the tomb of a man tell in more thundering tones of the worth of that man than t he roaring of the cannon of the battlefield battlefield or the eloquence of the silver-tongued silver-tongued silver-tongued orator from the rostrum. Such was the beautiful life ol Mr. Kabler that be merited and received such a demonstration at the grave when ids mortal remains were lower ed to their last resting place. Thou art gone, our precious darling, Thou wilt never more return, Thou wilt sleep a peaceful sluinU'r, Till the resurrection morn. We shall meet to part, no never, . By and by, by and by. We shall meet to part, no never, In that home beyoiiij the sky. We will miss you, precious darling, ' When we gather round the hearuh, For we know you're gone forever, Never more to meet on earth. Hut we'll meet to part, no never, By and by, by and by. We shall meet, to part, no never, In that home beyond the sky " W. H. iMillKI.N. One lot $7.50 suits 4.65 9- 9- 1 n. Granite pie pans 5c 10-In. 10-In. 10-In. " wash pan 5c 1 &. Vi Qt. pudding pans 5c 2-Qt. 2-Qt. 2-Qt. -Granite -Granite Coffee Pot 19c 10 to 14 Qt. Preserve Kettle 25c 17-Qt. 17-Qt. 17-Qt. Dish Pans 30c 14-Qt 14-Qt 14-Qt Anti-Rust Anti-Rust Anti-Rust Bucket 21c We are now selling $20 SUITS FOR $12 Each person buying one of these suits can also buy any one pair SHOES AT ACTUALLY HALF PRICE Great Reduction on Articles Jewelry Bar Pins, Rings, Ete. .HIGHEST PRICES PAID You will find on display many more space to mention. Be on hand early and the lines are broken. This will be a great proposition to you, as we must have instant cash LILLY'S GOLDEN Just West of Court House,

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  1. The Houston Herald,
  2. 05 Aug 1915, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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