A bit of interesting information on the writer of the check, Kathryn E. Spangler (b. 8-Aug-1882; d. 5-Mar-1963). She graduated from the University of Missouri, was a local high school teacher and later was the Henry County, MO Superintendent of Schools in 1921.
Kathryn E. Spangler never married but was a Past Grand Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star (1933) and was buried at Englewood Cemetery in Clinton, MO:
(By the way, she was the daughter of James M. Spangler, who was President of the People's National Bank of Clinton, MO, the bank from which the above check was written.)