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Marshall republican. 1
MARSHALL. SALIN'H COUNTY, MISSOURI. HKVV.
MISS CORDELL CHOSEN.
Flower Queen it Elected, Receiving 661 Votes.
Contett Not at Exciting at Anticipated.
Miss Knllicrinc Cordell, cue of Marshall's
most nttractivc and popular young Indies, as
has Intcly liccn proven In her selection as flow
er quctn.was' e'ictcd by a vote ol 66 1 Her clot
ist rival wan Ml Lcta Hancock, ol Ml. Leon
ard, with J9 to licr credit, while Mivi Clara
Irvine, of Fairville, proved a good tlilrd with
r45. These at lent are the returns, that have
li.-cn uvcived up to Friday morning, mid it Is
not cxKCtcl tl at an lliItiK received from other
parts of the county will materially change the
figures ns to the leading candidate. The pro
liahlc Maids of Honor arc Slum Hancock, of
Ml.' Leonard; Irvine, of l'alrvlllc; Murrell, of
N'apton; Martin, ol Arrow Kock; Houston, of
Malta Haul; Larue Campbell and I-'anuie Fran
cisco, of Marshall; Mattic Richardson, of Gil
liam, and Min Klchardsoo,of Kelson.
The vote by no means reached the figures
expected by many, but netted a goodly sunt
with which to decorate and pay tor the float
upon which "the elcct"re to ride In the flower
LIVE STOCK VORLD
Tom Conway, of Marshall, was on the mar
ket yesterday for the first time In several
mouths. Mr. Conway is iu business at Mar
shall, l'or several years he was In the horse
and tunic commission business on the Grand
Avenue market. Tuesday's K. C. Drovers
I'.. V. Hawkins, of Fairville, bad InOj head
1,277 pound steers of his own feeding on St.
I.onW market last Thursday, good enough to
bring (6.15, Swift & Company being the pur
chaser. Smith & Arnold, of N'apton, had in 1,255
pouudntccnsold at $5 50, la St, I.ouls Tuesday.
W. W. Crum, Malta Ucnd, marketed 1,546
pound steers at f$ Ho, In St. Louis Wednesday.
Rev. W. M. Beatly
Wcarc called on again to chronicle the death
of cue of Marshall's highly esteemed cltlrcns,
Kev. W, M. lleatty, who passed away at his
- home 011 'outh I.afacttc St., Sunday night,
Sept. 17, 1S99. after an illness ol eight days of
Deceased was born iu I.ouistown, I'euii., Oct.
-'tith, 1848, he was married to Miss Vannic
Grlcr of I'ittsburK, l'cnii., Oct 8lh, 1874.
He with his fnunlycamc to Marshall some 18
months ago and he has been pastor of the Mctlio
dlst church since that time. lie made an ex
cellent pastor, ever iu perfect sympathy with
his flock. He was an earnest consecrated ser
vant ol the Master.
As a citircu he was public spirited, liberal
and energetic The new Methodist church in
this city is u monument to his uulxmudcd en
c gy nud perseverance. A wife and one little
ron arc left almost heartbroken at the death of
this good man, while an tulirc congregation
arc left without n Shepherd, hearts heavy with
Mr. Hcatty was Inith n Mason and nti Odd
For fair Week Only.
The Maksiiam. Kr.iTiii.icAN pio- t
poses to issue Meal Tickets, goxl at any
hotel in the city, to ivtry utir ami W
tuWribtr, who pays up one year iu ad
vance. .Subscription Wksat our booth.
Kcevipts and meal tickets issued there.
77n' (1 nit opportunity of getting your
dollar's worth iu the pacr itself, and 11
square tm-alr 11 the side.
Otiikh I'i:atikks: 50 card for j.se,
red hot from the small jobber, turned
oil. while you wait. Any design, up-to-date
t)'c and licit work. Tliii i$ u tar.
jm'n, in which the customer takes the
easy end of the deal.
Ol'K KxuiANtii; Taiii.u will contain
the last iiumtiers of the mag.iiucs and
latest city paiicrs. Friends of the paper
are cordially invited to make our booth
a resting place during the week, near
the .Wfi Hi CWmr nfthe frjuart.
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Feltow. Iloth orders attended the funeral iu
a body, which took place 011 Thursday morn
ing nt 10 o'clock, conducted by Kev. W. C
Coleuriu, pastor of the Summit street church
at Kansas City.
The pall bearers were, F- A Hlghl.shoc,
James Ktvin, G. X. Hanson, Thomas lleifner,
1.. S. Chaffee and J. 11. lKOarmo,
II M. .Mitchell, Marshall, and l.ou Vctiabh)
Frank Tilton and Lena Wyant, Marshall,
S. T. Drown, Marshall, and M. I. Cougci,
L J. HAMNER.
Luther Judson Hamncr, one of the most
prominent and influential men of Saline Coun
ty, died at his home In Miami, Wednesday
evening nl 8 30 o'clock, niter a sickness of
more than a week from a serious form of atom
ach trouble that proved fatal In the end. Mr.
Hamncr had reached the age of A6 years and
was seemingly a man of healthy tcmiwrament,
with nothing of decline iu physical hardihood,
to evidence his matiiting'ycars. His death w"
not tinexccted, as his condition has been very
low, the cause of much solicitude among bis
friends ami great mixicly to his family,
A mother nud six children, two boys and
four gliN, arc led by this kind hearted and
loving htish.iud and pm-nl, to live on in the
world without the sunshine of his heart that
contributed so much of joy and comfort to a
home. At this writing, the time of his funer
al In j not been aniinuccd hero.
1, J Hamncr, bom and raised in Appomat
tox County, Virginia, was the son ol Rev. J tin.
Hamncr, n Hapilst divine, who was once In
Marshall tiirlu-st days pastor of the church
here, In the Inltirjft t of 'f6, the sou came to
Saline County, his first work here, tains as
principal of the Cambridge schools, where he
had located Mr lb inner w.ionrcn pirtrer of
1' It. Franklin in the drug business, but for
the last so. jcats has been engaged in the bunk
ing husitirs In Miami. In 1875 he was mar
ried to Miss llcltle O'ltatiuou in Miami. J. II.
Ilamner. of Kansas City, Is a brother of the
dicc-iK-d; two of his sisters are living, Miss Sal-IL-,
of Washington, 1). C, the other residing
in Norfolk, Va.
This eminently successful business man, who
leaves his family iu well-to-do circumstances,
was a man of much natural ability and iliscie
lion, which talents were supported by a strong
personality and resistless determination. It
was the honor, which he followed as a princi
ple nud uscii iu all his relations to others that
made him respected and admired by his fellow
men nud instilled that confidence in those who
knew him, that is the essential bond of true
friendship The deceased was warm and open
hearted, of jovial, genial disposition, that ac
corded well with his character. His friend
ships were as lasting ns they were quickly
made and as generous as his sense of honor was
ivsponivc to gratitude. He was truly great
Iu the virtue.) that cicatc iu man, what is to be
admired and loved, and the regret and sorrow,
his loss Decisions to many friends, is nil evi
dence of hew thoroughly the world appivci.ttcs
those qualities that make a real man. !