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FROM THE FILES OF THE DEMOCRAT NEWS 100 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 12, 1918 Henry Knox of the Missouri Mining Corporation announced arrangements to open the fine tungsten mine at Silver Mine. Madison County has gone “over the top” on Salvation Army War Fund. The full quota of $1,000 has been sent in. A marriage license was granted to H.L. Clifton and Miss Etta Ruth. 75 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 9, 1943 The Fredericktown Lumber Co. sold its machinery and went out of the manufacturing business after 53 years, Manager Frank DeGuire said. Two 17 year olds from near Fredericktown, Clarence Eugene Owens and James P. Jewell, joined the naval aviation service. The Fredericktown schools opened Tuesday with 270 students at the high school on the first day. Brought to you by... www.ellisbatteries.com 6764 Hwy 67 • Fredericktown, MO 573-783-7963 50 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 12, 1968 The figures for Madison County show local farmers had a gross income in the past year of $1,996,000. The first 11 persons to send in their membership to Fredericktown Country Club are: Bob Saling; O.B. Ferguson; Rich Ferguson; G.W. Johnson; Glen Ruth; Wayne Hovis; Dr. William Bryson; H. P. Wayland; Ivan Barnhart; Dr. E.W. Delezene and Jill Johnson. 25 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 9, 1993 The home of G.W. and Rose Johnson, 405 Marshall St., was chosen for Yard of the Month. Second went to Jr. and Leota Reagan at 202 Lee St. Fredericktown Lions Club President presented a check to Assistant Superintendent Kelly Burlison to purchase red ribbons for Red Ribbon Week. The Blackcats football team won 14-7 at Perryville, Friday, as Mike Umfleet, Chris Rice, and Chuck Underwood each had interceptions and Rice and Brian Fingers led the defense in tackles.