125 decades ago, 1896 Fulton Gazette
There is now a new ferry in the vicinity of the mouth of the Auxvasse that can cross two wagons at a trip. You can now go from Fulton down the Mokane highway to Jack Bartley’s farm and by using the still left hand highway have a excellent generate to the new ferry, cross and you are at Steedman and conserve 4 or 5 miles travel in excess of the old route.
Died, August 7th at this home in close proximity to Hatton this county Claiburne Cheatham aged about 88 years. He came to this county from Montgomery County, Kentucky in 1835. His initially wife was a daughter of the Late Thos. Smith who settle Mokane in 1818. His second spouse who died a couple yrs ago, as Skip Martha Ratekin sister of Choose advertisement John Ratekin. Claiburne Cheatham was for a variety of a long time a single of the main sellers in livestock in this county. He was perfectly readup and was in his palmy days the ideal school residence debater in this nation. He was a single of Raccoon Smith’s converts to the Christian or Campbellite Church. He was a good gentleman, usually affluent, energetic and thrifty and amassed a good estate which was divided amongst his little ones before his demise. Burial at Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Hatton.
100 decades back, 1921 Missouri Telegraph
Can you picture fifteen small children about a few many years of age at a social gathering, all obtaining a superior time with toys, if so you have an plan of the party which was entertained at the household of Mr. and Mrs. Sam D. Ellis, on Grand avenue, Friday afternoon, in honor of the third birthday of Nelson Dedmen Ellis. The Youngsters seemed to have a huge time and the developed people current absolutely enjoyed the sight as a lot as the kids maybe could have relished the game titles. Refreshments of ice cream and cake have been served.
The Henderson-Maulden Company has included yet another airplane to their hangar, buying a two-seat plane at Boonville this week and bringing it to Fulton Monday afternoon. This gives the Fulton aviation company two planes of the similar kind for professional provider. The Boonville plane was owned by a company arranged there a year ago and which experienced dissolved and stop organization. The Fulton aviation field had callers Monday when two planes from St Louis landed in this article and took on supplies to continue on their journey. They have been enroute to the Condition Truthful at Sedalia and stopped to get gasoline and oil. These planes are stationed at Forest Park in St. Louis and were being in a method returning a connect with manufactured by the Fulton airplane some months ago when Boulware Jameson flew to the Metropolis on business.
75 several years in the past, 1946 Missouri Telegraph
Fulton is a single of the several towns in this area which is not getting ice rationing, Marvin Corridor, manager of the Fulton Ice and Storage Company reported. The ice marketplace is getting one particular of the most demanding seasons it has at any time encounter, Hall said, but spelled out that ice sellers could not establish the explanations. Columbia went on Ice rationing Friday and a 25-pound limit was imposed on buys at the Columbia Ice and Storage Enterprise plant. Hall claimed he considered that Fayette and Boonville were also to be rationed. Fulton plant’s daily capacity is eighteen tons of ice, and the corporation does not acquire from other plants. It does not source everyone exterior the town, other than a modest amount of money to a retailer at Kingdom Metropolis.
Boys Scouts of Troop No. 77 won a lot of honors at Camp Buzzard Roost t Mark Twain State Park close to Perry which they attended from August 1 to August 6. The scouts from Fulton’s only Negro troop, handed additional checks than any of the other troops at camp. Just about every of the five boys passed 4 assessments, making a overall of twenty. They have been very first in the fourteen-mile hike, returning very first whilst they were the fourth group to depart. The very best report from a camp tent group was received by Clifford Scott. Arnold Roy McBride was judged the best scout in camp. The Fulton boys who attending camp were Woodrow Ellington, Jr., Homer Richmond, Jr., Edward Harris, and Clifford Scott. McBride was the chief. Wardell Van Buren is the scoutmaster.
50 a long time in the past, 1971 Kingdom Day-to-day Information
Two Westminster College professors, Dr. William E. Parrish and Dr. Joseph E. McClary, have been picked out Excellent Educators of The united states for 1971. Dr. Parrish, who joined Westminster’s school in 1955, is professor of background and chairman of the record office. Dr. McClary is a professor of biology. Both guys gained their Ph.D. levels from the College of Missouri and will be highlighted in the 1971 version of the nationwide awards volume “Exceptional Educators of The us.”
25 years in the past, 1996 Fulton Sunshine Gazette
The 1885 Haynes vehicle, presently on screen at the Kingdom Expo Center, is shining as the centerpiece at the Concourse de Class in Rochester, Mich., Aug 2-6. The Hayes was produced in Kokomo, Ind., and came out about the time that Henry Ford arrived out with his to start with automobile. This Car was the oldest U.S. Created car or truck in personal hands. The only other a single is in the Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C. As part of Delco Electronics Centennial Celebration, 100 vintage vehicles and their house owners have been invited to acquire element in the celebration. The Haynes, owned by Bill Backer, is the oldest and will get component in a parade, as nicely as be shown and highlighted as the Delco star guest. Unable to attend the celebration, Mr. and Mrs. Backer presented to lend the Haynes to Gary Dickinson, CEO of Delco Electronics, a personal pal of Monthly bill Baker. When it is returned to Fulton it will resume its spot in the entrance row of antique autos in the Expo Center(Car Museum).