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MONROE CITY DEMOCRAT.
Devoted to the Interests of Marion, Monroe and Balls Counties.
Democrat Printing Co., Publishers
VOL. 11 MONROE CITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 1808
Subscription, $1.00 Per Year.
The exports from the Philip
pine Islands for 1907 was 941,
842,280. P. K O's. will meet with Mrs.
Fred Hush Saturday afternoon,
Hundley it Willis shipped a
mixed load of good horses and
A. C. Spalding, of Hunnewell,
was in the city Tuesday buying
Mrs. Delia ven, of Hunnewell,
was visiting her daughter, Mrs.
C Davis. Tuesday.
A. E. Mudd, a leading busi
nests man of Clapper, was trans
acting business in the city
Eld. .1 .1. Evans, a Monroe
City boy, is now pastor of the
First Christian church at Sa
lem. Oregon. The DEMOCRAT
i.s always pleased to note the
success of a Monroe City boy.
J. M. Johnson was attending
to business in Palmyra Monday.
J. B. Gray was looking after
stock interests at Ely Monday.
I. P. Stephens was looking
H l I r.riH'ith I
. ' , rhe Big Hunt.
Haydeu D. Griffith, who was
well known in the city, died at T,lc b,K rilbbit nun is booked
St. Joseph. Dec. 3rd. His re-forDec' 21st and "nd so tl,e
mains were brought to this citvibunni,scan be delivered to a
and then interred at Andrew representative of the Democrat
Mr. Fiuiey, of Atchison Co.
Mo., is the guest of Mrs. G. W.
(Jreen and their parents.
Misses Ida Clayton and Ell a
Kestner were the guests of P.
M. Bower and wife, of near
Warren Saturday and Sunday.
Geo. II. Davis, of Quincy,
was looking after the Burling
ton's interests in this city Monday.
services conducted by the pas
tor. Three years ago Mr. Grif
fith was partially paralysed and
at times was better but never
fully recover. He was 48 years
old, left one son. William, and
a daughter, Cora. His broth
ers, T. J. and Price Griffith re
side in this city and his sister.
Mrs. Ellen Williams, near Mt.
Zion, Elected Officers.
At the regular meeting of Mon
itor his hualnena interests i! Chapel Sundav. The funeral ! at t,,e Hannibal and St. Joe de
pot as early in the day ot the
-Ird as possible, so they can be
shipped out that evening, then
they will arrive at the Provi
dent Association in St. Louis
early Saturday morning (Christ
inas eve) for distribution to the
worthy poor of the great State's
Metropolis. The kind-hearted.
generous farmers of this sec-
The gentlemen who have the
care of the city's welfare met
in regular session Friday, Dec.
2, 1808. Mayor S. North filled
the Chair and Aldermen J. H.
Grady. D. D. Melson, J. S.
Scott. A. IJoulware aud W. W.
Handley were present.
Minutes of last meeting were
read and approved.
Claims committee reported
and on motion of J. K. Grady
all bills were allowed and war
rants ordered drawn.
On motion of J. S. Scott, fees
tlon, assisted by a very few of j In Police Court in the Dell and
the town people, gave a warm J Turner cases, with the excep
meat dinner to .r),()00 of the poor j tio" wf t,,e Marshals mileage
of that great city last year. in serving subpoenies on wit-
Dr. Coriey, of I ndian Creek, roe City Gamp M. W. A. held Those who took part in the newes n Kails county were al-
passed through the city Tues- Friday evening, the following hunt one year ago and the Dem- lowed and warrants for same
to ' officers
were elected: Pete IOCRAT, which lent its aid. again
V. C; C. E. Wesley.
On motion of Alderman Houl
Kf elfin lev s war litess.i ire was
: a c..n: cel..
received in silence by Congress "' ' oaic
hut when Maj. Gen. Wheeler, Puud L,,e Association sales
of Ala., came in Congress rose P"1 was looklnff :ifter the in"
to the occasion and never before terests of llis company at Pal-
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was there such an ovation hv ! wl i
day eu route to Silex, Mo.,
pay a visit to the liomefolk. I Werner, V. C; C. E. Wesley, cordially invite You to take part
Edward Lake aud wife of W- A ' w- J- Bdtae, Clerk; J. in this hunt thereby doing n ware, Jno, S. Jarman was ap
Ely, were the guests of his par- D- Elliott, A. Chirk; P. W. kind deed, doing as your Father pointed to oversee the wind
nt t. .-..,., T.ni.-,. nmi wiiv h, J Myer, Banker; J. D. Rohr, Bs-1 wishes you to do, help the belt) mills (there are six of them) at
lirst of the week.
oort; Dr. A. Wr. Ely, Physician; ! less. Remember the greater '; a salary of 4.00 per month.
james ivenneay, waicnman; portion ot tnose people are:
COLLECTOR S KKI'OKT.
both sides of the house.
Thos. Donaldson and family at Paris Jan. 10th
W. It. Newell. Seutrv: A.! women and children, mane ot
y ' w I
Grimm, Manager for 3 years: whom once had comfortable To the
Peter Werner snd W. J. Rouse homes like Yours, but through Board of
were elected delegates to the misfortune are now destitute
County Convention which meets and hungry. Assist in this hunt, turn report tor
Hon. Mayor and
Aldermen: I here
with submit my month collec
Thr. l-i -I- tift"- rwriiir f'T and James Lewellen and family dox and J. D. Elliott
.... . , nave concluded that Welch, I. elected alternates
mill k asj 1 h.r- I ilc..' n-iv.ii mmiiain,
, T., is not in it with Monroe
W. N. Mad
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en agemeius at tne opera nouse r, r , . I 1Hl"JU'
. , ,, . . County of the Grand Oil State ... . . . .
to-night. They are giving ex- , . . . i Cattle $4.005.80
.. . .. - . . :of Missouri, so have returned. ..
cellent satisiaction aud are!. . ., nogs ip'.70Cr8.1a
l til 1 i '.IVHI 1 1, OV IIVCV. IV. Ivll 11,11. j -
are !m... . . Hogs
, , l in1 wiiMouuA r welcomes tuem ,,.
said to be the best troops that , , , . .,. . , Sheep-
, at , back to their first love. , ,l
lias been here for years. Shel- Turkeys
Bovs and Girls.
Was in St. Louis and he went to
bin a Democrat.
New York was treated to a! We W,U cheerfully publish
i.:.- . n. i A.i..,., . Santa Glaus letters from the
lii.ii i .a .mi Jfimrs 1 Ac utr dnz . 1 he I'rovident Assi ici:i t inn rooms
.... i . i mi... i.:.. ,.i. i it e uovs an "insnexi uiura- - - - i- - -
i;:iil. i nc uin miv J
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i'i ((. I'l mi UaVi wut. iiiu tiuvi -mi. iiil
do the best You can and Your , Dec. . IS8.
heart will be light and You will ! Revenue...
enjoy Your own sumptous Xmas Uicense -
dinner by knowing that You Back Taxes
have helped one or more to get !
a dinner who would otherwise j
have gone hungry. A short Four percent com
time ago Judge John D. Fields Qne
Pucka ;ac (the big-hearted fellow who
Qeese oh . lirst proposed the hunt last year)
BWOr"n w . . .. ... , . mg weanesuay 7th, were, over ducted and
w . , . . , rt. . l'i. I l ill In 1 1 ll ri ( noil miK hi- . . . . . J . . miui u, .11111
uroaaway were giuiea. rue " t " the liurlinglon ii. li: tSnarp iv
firemen were helpless. Tlie " eniiu uray. J cars ol nogs ami 1 ot
PfMtal tlirrai.li oftu-es. Dome ! o'clock each Monday morning cattle.
T.ifa Tnu rti, mnn-l.i-rtnfofflrrta I before the 14tll aild
Shipments for the week end-' to see just how things were con-
the more he saw
and learned of its workings the
better lie understood what it 1 ItFPOHT OF STREET COMMISS'B
On motion of Aid. Doulware
the collector's report was re
ceived and - warrants for com
1 I.. H im, 1 lu .V Villi 1 ,-:ir
write VOUrr i miiU. in a..
hi iiumco nuu niuim. .1 . ... 1' u
Yates. Barirer & Mr-
21st or Clintic, 5 cars ot cattle and 7 of meant lor our people to send u
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. . .. K..,,.i,t t Hii-ii..,,o,.ii n.i,. i holts. rraiiK 1'iocior. i car oi a car loan oi raoou.-s. iumjiiu
wen hi cue Hottest oi it anu tue w...v..
naners lost were of untold Now ,ltt,e friendl
value. The total loss will letters ana tney wm oe piucea qUa i car 0( mules. A. H.
amount to at least 1 500,000. Where Old Kris Krinlcle, the ; Green. 0 1 car baled bay. Over
' friend of all good boys and the M. K. it T., Scott '& Tooly.
j.uc opuiusu Muiuicra in vuviu jr-j dg yf see them ;i cars oi nogs. rs. p: uornoacK,
S cars ot cattle. A total lor
the week of 25 cars.
Notice to Tax Payers.
I wish to call attention of tax
payers to the fact that taxes
; fbr 1898 are now due.
there and watch the ragged
women and children, with their
pale, pinched faces, an hour.
would melt a heart of stone.
This year the hunt will be a ;
bigger one than last year, this
year there will be a bigger (to
them) feast by and through I
Your kind act, than last year.
The bunt must meet with sue- 1
are clamoring for their pay anil ; -transportation
to get out of the ! Sduo1 Board
country. They say there is no) The School Heard met in
future for them In Cuba and regular session at 9 a. m. yester
that they must have money, day- Warrants were ordered
They declare that the Cuban Uv drawn for the teachers salaries
surrectionists have taken au and for the janitor. The semi
oath to assassinate them at the annual interest on the old
first opportunity, and that their bonds. The incidentals and
lives are according in danger, physical lahratory were also.
They ask for transportation to Bids for stoi m doors on the
Africa and South American ' south and west sides of the
countries where they will seek j building was asked for. The
to earn a living. .schools will close for the
J. W. Clark was boru March V2. St-" holi.d:i's- Thursday
. . Dec. -2nd. aud open Tuesday
18illJ, in Orangeburg, Mason Co., i January Brd.
Ky. : moved to Missouri March
I, 1801, aud professed religion! Let it In.
Church, South, and lived a WW you let Kl OT Une OI ID e ,,eiirt ,or toe destitute. Slllcl, j Loss
. :i iniisr -iiiiii el i :i in iieriei-1 1:1 r 1 1 v l ' ' 1 1 " liiih --
mi i i i - i r
The sidewalk on Da vis streei.
Peirsol addition, lot 9, block 4.
was ordered put in good repair
Also the side walk abutting lot
12, block 19, in Pelrool addi
tion. And the waik abutting
lot 20 In the Bush and Bailey
tract on the east side of Main
Accounts allowed and war
rants ordered drawn were as
and will cess because it means dinner or
ask VOU to please co ne forward no dinner for those women aud ! C O. JorOan 20 loath of gravel ;c. pU
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rhildren. ll- "l wn"
1 j, 8, Jarman :t day work on
troot crotaingi t''
One day on bell towet 8.W
and pay before Jan. 1st as the
law requires a penalty to be
added after that date,
j Any one remitting by mail
will bear In mind that no check
lean be received for taxes unless
; the revenue stamp is attached.
Q. W. Waaler, Coll.
Now Warren, what are you
iniine; to do for Marion County?
Saline Township, what are you j i:sJ mM nutlw
going to do for Kalis County r
Indian Creek. You represent
Monroe County and we will de
pend upon You for 1200 cotton- Credit by Hill tax
tails. Hunneweil. the corner of ! Credit by Geo. thaw Foil Tax
i Shelby County, did well last
s. r. Veager to laying t 1 feet r
tonoatreet erlng I.W
There will be a call meeting , yar and we tl,ink there is sUU Monroe City Eloctrle Light &
I ii7 .IH'
consistent christian life
ever made City on the 28rd inst. It is for
Huntington. Hussard and Kly
the time ot his death which oc-1 v"i.u.s wpivwuii 1 will roll nn their old time Demo-
i hi. i. i. n.HMik.i is the Jackson Ha v Loader. purpose oi licensing uev. r- ,j
Dec. 1, 1898. For several years Practical men and expert ti
be has been sufferinir from a 8Ug salesmen pronounce
.T. O. lieavis to the mlntatrv craws, wuuuF, v qnaui . -j
H I and to receive Rev. J( W. Lew- woald do the,r Part tl Pfrtec"
i in i lain. . . i uiitii i -s
tomnUMtlnn hf iltiMHi nmv. MThe thing for the purpose
log hia unfeigned faith in God There is money, big money in it care. Rev Lewis will reside
k ner .-.mnrmi.r in all I, i J f or t he men who will nut OP a Florida, Mo and preachto
J I i ii r . . a . ii I rtti 1 i'l i Knr i mi j'li'i nfti; '"Pli a Trc '
suffering. He leaves a SOU aud lewoouars anu mauuiaciure ui m - -
to daughters to mourn his death 1 1 this city and place it on the j bytery will also take action on
.. -I...:-.:.... i ..f 4i m:irlfpt Prom ;i nione v si .1 nil t lie M ission ca use
Willi it CllllSll.lll IIUJJC UI llllWC j -
that die in the Lord." He j point, trom a labor employing
was married to Miss Ella Jones, j stand point, in fact from any
of Ralls (Jo., Aug. 15, 1875, liv- point of view it is jusv what
ing In the happy bonds of mat-1 tM city needs audit means a
riinony until June 22. 1892, wheu. fortune to the men who will
she was called to her home i handle it right. Form a stock
akove 1 company aud go ahead sy we
G. C. Btimpson, formerly ot
this city and then of Chillicothe.
writes us to change the address
of his paper to Hilbbing, Minn.
lltM. was also atone time one
of the Indian Creek boys and
a i'ond one ;it that
Hereford. Buckman and the
balance will all join hands and
hitch up the sleigh or wagon,
not to take a ride, but to bring
the rabbits to the depot. Do
not draw the rabbits.
"As much as you have donn
unto one of the least of these
You have done unto me."
S. B. Gillll.ind and Dr. Oeo.
L. Turner were transacting bus-
lues in Quln vesterday,
BVevent Uarabal :WA
Utetoan Special Polto ttS0
5. Linn eaah advaacae B. t.
Long mi ball tower tn.w
Williamson & Ragadale to
Hour ami meal S. Miller 8.10
Monroo City New Plir. Co. IM
!:. Long the oiling wind nulla uw
Work on mill '-
I "as t i njr for pUBip rod
Two gab aiacMna oil
HoCall Coal Coks Co.
V. M. Kolir toliaulinn for rit.v
S. North i cash. taM to
blaa for a wotaan