Friday, September 23, 2011

Jeannette Scahill - Prank Backfires - Historical Newspapers - The Maryville Daily Forum, Maryville, Missouri

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The Maryville Daily Forum is a daily newspaper in Maryville, Missouri that is owned by GateHouse Media.

The paper traces its roots to the Nodaway Democrat published in 1869 by future Missouri Governor Albert P. Morehouse. Morehouse had in 1865 published the Maryville Gazette which was just a list of taxes due. In 1869 he launched a more ambitious newspaper.

Name: Jeannette Scahill, who rooms at the Dowden's home. A trick being played on her backfired

Newspaper: The Maryville Daily Forum, Maryville, Missouri

Event: Spoofy's Well of Fun and Fancy

Venue: Dowdens home

Date: 14 February 1953

Allan Scahill

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