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Mrs. Rosa Burton returned from Bethany Monday.
Source: McFall Mirror, McFall, Mo., Feb. 16, 1894

Local papers announce that Mrs J. G. Clines, living in Gentry county, had reached the top mark in turkey raising by selling $600 worth during the last season. It is now claimed that Mrs Harry McCambell, living near Gentry in the same county, sold turkeys to the amount of $1,237.16, besides keeping forty-six birds and selling a few to her neighbors.  [St. Joseph Observer; January 21, 1922; Submitters Name:  Terry Dicken]

Wm. Horney and daughter, Miss Clara, of Grant City, are visiting with Ira Horney this week.
Source: McFall Mirror, McFall, Mo., Feb. 16, 1894

Ferry Kier of Gentry enjoys local distinction by reason of his having brought in the longest stalk of blue grass in that section. The exhibition stalk on which honors are claimed is exactly five feet in length, seven inches longer than its nearest competitor. Mr. Kier also is credited with harboring in his barn the largest rats in Gentry county. [St. Joseph Observer; July 21, 1917, page 8; Submitters Name:  Terry Dicken]

Last Year’s Graduate Will Teach
Miss Belle Mayer of King City, Mo., who was graduated from the University last year, has accepted a position as head of the home economics department of the King City High School for next year. [University Missourian; June 9, 1915, page 4; Submitters Name:  Terry Dicken]

Miss Eva Rockwell returned to McFall from Alhambra, Ills., last Sunday.  We understand that she will remain here during the summer.
Source: McFall Mirror, McFall, Mo., Feb. 16, 1894

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