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MONROE CITY DEMOCRAT.
Monroe City, Mo., May 23, 1912.
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ABOUT THE CHURCHES i
Interesting News Concerning the
This Column Closes Promptly at
9 A. M. Each Wednesday.
Fr. D. F. Sullivan's many friends
were glad to have him in our midst
Tuesday. Fr. Sullivan is one of the
most popular men ever in this city
and a warm welcome always awaits
Rev. W. P. Wynn preached the
baccalaureate sermon of the gradu
ating exercises for the Clarence
public schools Sunday. Rev. Fred
Haynes filled Rev. Wynn's pulpit at
the Methodist church at 11 o'clock.
Presiding Elder Thompson filled the
pulpit at night.
Preaching 11 a. m.
Sunday School 9:30 a. m.
Junior League 2:30 p. m.
Senior League 6:45 p. in.
Prayer meeting 7:45 p. m.
Public cordially invited.
Bev. Orville Blackburn, of Hun
newell. will occupy the pulpit at
the Methodist Church Sunday
morning. The pastor will fill Bro.
'Blackburn's appointment at Andrew
Chapel Sunday. There will be no
services at the evening hour on ac
count of Commencement services.
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
. Preaching 11am. Subject, "The
Church of Today and the Church of
Tomorrow" - '
Prayer meeting Wednesday. 7:30
p. m. Choir practice Friday 7 p. m.
The public cordially invited to
Lords Day services.
W. Garnet Alcorn.
Wednesday 7:30 p. m. Prayer
Friday 7:30 p. m. Teachers' meet
ing with Miss Ella Gentry. ' ,
Sunday 9:45 a. m. Bible School.
11 a. m. preaching. 2:30 p. m.
Meeting of Sunbeam Band.
On Sunday evening the baccalau
reate sermon for the High School
will be preached by Rev. B. D.
Weeks of Oklahoma City. A cor
dial invitation is extended to all to
attend these services.
T. D. BROWN.
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Preaching 11 a. m., subject:
"Knowing God," Phil. 3:10. Prayer
service and Bible reading Wednes
day 7:45 p. m. Subject: "The Result
of Sin." James 1:15.
DR. J. W. SMITH, Pastor.
ST. JUDES CHURCH.
Rev. Charles A. Eaton, Rector.
Next Sunday Whit Suuday (Pen
7 am. Holy Communion.
9:30 a. m. Sunday School.
10:30 a. m. Morning Prayer.
11 a. ra. Holy Communion and
Sermon. Subject, "The Day of Pen
tecost. No evening service.
Mass celebrated next Sunday at
8 am. and 10 a m.
A Large Class Confirmed.
May 2.1st was a notable day in
the history of the Holy Rosary
church in this city. A class of 86
was confirmed by the Rt Rev. M. F.
Burk, assisted by Rt. Rev. Dean
Kurr, of Quincy. assisted by Fr.
Cooney of Indian Creek, Frs. Sulli-
" B"d ,cl Fr;
Shafer, of Moberly, Fr. Bolger. of
The Bishop addressed the chil
dren before confirmation and after
ward preached to the assembled
congregation, explaining the nature (
and effects of confirmation and ob-
ligations that fell on the recipients'
of those living up to the standard. J
After High Mass sung by Fr. j
Bolger confirmation was then ad-,
ministered and then the Bishop1
gave oeneaicuon oi me Diessea
The Bishop complimented the
Sisters on the preparation of the
The Ladies Missionary Society of
the Presbytesian church will meet
at the church at 2:30 Friday.
Commencement Week Notes,
Sunday evening, May 26, bacca
laureate sermon,- First Baptist
Church by Rev. B. D. Weeks. Okla
homa City, Okla. Special music.
Monday evening. May 27, Mock
Trial and Class Day exercises. An
evening of fun. Trial. Ruggles vs
Paderwhiskie Music School. Ad
Tuesday evening, May 28, Com
mencement exercises. The class
will appear in caps' and gowns this
Tuesday evening after commence
ment, alumni rally.
AJi euapt the sermon in the
Commencement Program May 28.
Music - Symphony Orchestra
Miss Evodia Gentry.
Essay - - Miss Nora Jamison
Misses Virgie and Edna Nolen.
Miss Eunice Wattenbarger.
A History of Monroe City
Miss Virgie Nolen.
Misses Nana Hume, Lucile Hord,
Music Symphony Orchestra
Address - - "Manifestations"
Supt. E. M. Sipple.
Presentation of Diplomas.
8th Grade Exercises.
The eighth grade exercises of the
public school will be held in the
Auditorium Thursday evening, May
23. "The Masque of Columbia,"
a charming play will be presented.
costumes representative ot n
times will be worn. This w be
good. Admission only 15c.
Friday will be field day for the
High School. All kinds of athletic
events will be held. Every one is
invited. No charges.
The Missouri Grand Lodge of Odd
Fellows and Rebekah Assembly are
in session at St. Louis. The report
of J. W. Wilkerson, Grand Secretary
of Odd Fellows, shows a member
ship in Missouri of 63,960 and that
7.487 new members were admitted
last year. Mrs. Allie E. Poundstone,
Grand Secretary of Rebekahs, an
nounced that that branch of Odd
Fellowship has 29,461 members in
Missouri. Grand officers for en
suing year are to be installed to
day. Chas. Tewell marketed 65 fleece
of wool here yesterday which av
eraged 8 1-2 pounds to the fleece
He topped the market by receiving
24 cents per pound.
ITEMS FROM FARMERS
Of Farmers, For Farmers
Pertaining to Farmers.
for Sale 5 male Duroc Jersey
hogs. 1 3-year old and 4 yearlings,
b. P. Rock eggs for sale. 40 cents
per setting. F. & M. Phone G4D.
Mrs. Hattie Wilson.
For Sale -Indian Runner Duck
es 75c Der 13
Mrs. Hattie Wilson.
Farmers wanting premium mules
should see Joe Simmons before
breeding. LEO BELL.
Hugh Ford finished planting
corn luesaay morning. He nas
part of his corn plowed over once
He says that it has come up very
For Wednesday before date of
Hogs .$6.25 to 7.00
Sheep 3.00 to 4.00
Lambs 4.00 to 4.50
Cattle 3.50 to 7.00
Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 22c
2 1-2 pounds
Old Roosters 05c
Turkey Hens 10c
Young Toms 10c
Guineas, each 17c
Wheat No. 2 1.10
Hay $12.00 to $18.00
Baled nay $18.00 to 22.00
Shipments for week: Sharp &.
Barger 1 car cattle, 1 car hogs and
1 car sheep; J M Proctor 2 cars
cattle; Monroe Coal and Grain Co 1
car hay; McFarland Bros 1 car
flour; Henderson & Sons 1 car poul
try and 1 car eggs. Total 12 car
Weekly Market Letter Published by
Woodson & Fennewald L. S.
Com. Co., National Stock
Cattle receipts were light Monday
and market strong on all kinds, but
receipts were liberal today, and
"'bile best steers and cows were
steady, medium light weight steers
and heifers 15 to 25c lower. Top
on steers this week and so far this
year is $9.15, for one load of 1577
lb steers, which we sold yesterday.
Bulk ot good choice steers $8.25 to
$885. Prime kind $9.00 to $9.25.
Medium to good $7.00 to $8.00.
Fair killers $0.00 to $6.75 Bulk of
good choice heifers selling from
$7.50 to $8.15. Medium to good
$6 25 to $7.25. Fair killers $5 25 to
$6.25. Choice cows $6.75 to $7.25
Bulk of good cows $6.25 to $6.75.
Medium $5.25 to $6.00. Fair kill
ers $150 to $5.25.
Hog receipts have been light this
week and market has held about
steady. Bulk of good heavy hogs
selling from $7.75 to $7.85. Good
mixed $7.50 to $7.75.
Sheep receipts moderate. Best
sheep and lambs 10 to 15c higher,
half fat kind steady.
Mrs. Mary Norman
is visiting in
Grateful to Business Men
The members of the Monroe City i
Banddesire to express their thanks j
to the business men of Monroe City j
for their donations to pay expenses j
of concert on street Saturday even- j
ings Six dollars more also guar
antees one concert in each park
each month. The band thanks the
following named for donation:
F. & M. Bank, Monroe City Bank,
E. A. Thompson, McFarland Bros.,
C. L Carpenter, A. Jjeier Jr.. Pike
Bros.. Southern & Spalding. Bert
Lull, Sullivan Clothing Co., Stanley
8: Shaw, Robey-Robinson Lumber
Co., Anderson &. Mudd, Gem Thea
ter, M, C. Hawkins, L. M. Wood, R.
i Bebb, E. L. Anderson &. S n. Drs.
Turner &. Turner, Yates &. Hagan,
T. M. Boulware, Crystal Bottling
Works, Wade & Dawson, Mike Rud
dy. Conway &. Proctor, Baldwin &.
Gentges, Democrat Printing Co.,
News, Yowcll Saddlery Co., Monroe
Coal & Grain Co, Meriwether &
Meriwether. D. H. McHugh, J. W.
Strean & Son, Monroe Cigar Co., J.
5. Harris, Lambert Lane. C. C.
Schafer, W. B. Vanmarter, Wm.
Asbell, Calvert & Son. E. T. Griffith.
Oscar Hawkins. R. Leake, Vaughn
& Utterback, M. Landers, Pierceall
6. Drescher, Henderson & Sons Pro
duce Co., C. F. Dierks, Maude Evans
Etta Bodkins, Geo F. Solan, Daw
son & Settle, Elliott & Buell.
The first concert was given Sat
urday evening and was greatly en
joyed by a large number of people.
The crowds will increase from week
to week as the concerts always
please. Don't forget the concert
next Saturday evening, and also
tell your friends about it.
Boost Home Enterprise.
That is what every citizen of
Monroe City owes to himself, to his
town. Always patronize a home
institution in preference to a big
concern in some other town. That
is the only way we can expect to be
a prosperous community. Keep
our money at home by patronizing
home enterprises. If we stand to
gether business will be batter for
all of us but when a large or small
per cent of the peiple patronize a
foreign institution in preference to
the home institution we do not
prosper as we should. Then let us
all resolve to get into the right line
by patronizing home institutions
If one telephone is in your home
or place of business, let that phone
be a Farmers , &. Merchants. And
by the way the company is going to
get out a new directory. See that
your name is on it as a Monroe
Fire started in the residence of
S. H. Threlkeld at Lakenan last
Monday morning. The residence
and part of the contents were de
stroyed as well as two stores near
by. Owing to the high wind pre
vailing at that time there was little
chance to save the buildings
and the fire fighters bent their en
ergies to save the contents. A
greater part of the goods were sav
ed. No insurance on buildings or
Mrs. Margaret Dooley, mother of
Frank Wright and Mrs. J. C. Ensor
is in a critical condition at her
home with Mr. Wright in this city.
Mrs. Dooley, who is the widow of
the late Judge Dooley of Stoutsville
was paralyzed some time ago and
has continued to grow worse until
the family have little hopes of her
UNCLE SAM AFTER
Subscribers More Than a Year De-
linquent Must Pay or Be
Taken Off List.
I The Times and other country pa
I pers find they are up against a hard
I proposition just at present, and are
I liable to find ourselves in serious
i trouble just on account of being a
I little lenient with some of our sub-
Some time ago the postal depart
ment ruled that weekly newpsapers
should not be sent to subscribers
after they become one year in ar
rears. The Times has tried hard
with kind words to get its subscrib
ers to keep paid up within this
limit, but without entire success.
Many of them, people of wealth,
have not given heed to our call to
pay up. But the day of reckoning
is close at hand. All country pub
lishers the past week received from
the postal department, a letter call
ing attention to the law, and asking
for a report on every copy of their
paper, in which, the publisher must
state under oath how many copies
he is mailing to subscribers who
are a year or more in arrears, and
on which one cent postage should
be attached each week. This rate
of postage as everyone knows, is
sufficiently high to prevent the pub
lisher from complying without a
direct loss to him, and the matter
adjusts itself in the solution that
the only thing to do with these
people who are either awfully neg
lectful or else expect two or three
years' credit, is to drop their names
from the list, rather to suffer the
consequences of the postal laws.
Consequently the letter received
from the department, means "the
parting of the ways," and as much
as we would like to go on extending
credit to subscribers to whom we
please, we can not longer do so.
Please remember, this order must
effect all alike, whether you are rich
or poor, and Uncle Sam is behind
the gun. He tells us what we must
do. Now do your duty, and do it
quick, if you are one of the neg
No doubt many have not taken
the warnings given heretofore in
earnest, probably thinking that it
was a plan on our part to get the
dilatory ones to be more prompt. If
so, we hope the reading of the above
will show our sincerity in the mat
ter. Look at the tag on your paper
or wrapper and the date stamped
thereon tells to what date your pa
per is paid. Winchester (111.)
The Democrat has not yet re
ceived the notice above referredto
from the Government, but suppose
it will be here soon. Please hee
that your subscription is paid at
least to sometime in 1912.
have no option as
credits. Uncle Sam says we must
have cash. You will take due notice
thereof and govern yourself accord
ingly. Next Thursday, May 30, is Me
morial Day. Several who were
soldiers in the Federal and Confed
erate armies have answered the
last bugle call and now sleep in the
quiet city of the dead. Let us hon
or their memory and also that of
other friends who have gone to the
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