.ate Historical Society
Volume XXV. Monkoe City, Mo., Octoeer 24, 1912. Number 31.
Scratch "YES," Leave "NO" on Amendments Number Six and Seven
ITEMS FROM FARMERS
Farmers, For Farmer and
Pertaining to Farmers.
We have on hand one eight
foot galvanized dipping tank. If
taken at once $5.
L M. WOOD.
Last summer W. D. Hamner's
noted Shire Stallion died. While at
theBushnell, III, horse show the
other day, Mr. Hamner saw a very !
fine Imported Shire Stallion and he
bought it. The animal is a very
fine individual weighing more than
a ton. Mr. Hamner expects it to
arrive sometime this week Shire
horses are the kind Mr. Hamner
most admires. He says they will
sell for the most money.
Weekly Market Letter Published by
Woodson & Fennewald L. S.
Com. Co., National Stock
Cattle receipts have been liberal
this week and all kinds have sold
lower. There has been no choice
kind here. Bulk of good steers sell
ing 10 to 15c lower; medium , kind
15 to 25c lower or 50c lower than
10 days ago.
Bulk of choice to prime selling
$925 to 10.80. Good $8.25 to 9.00.
Medium $6.50 to 7.25. Fair killers
$5.50 to 6.25. Good choice cows 15
to 25c lower. Canners steady.
Choice cows $6.25 to 675. Good
$4.75 to 5.50. Fair killers $4.15 to
4.65. Canners $3.25 to 3.50. Heif
ers 15 Id 25c lower." Bulk f choice
heifers selling $7.25 to 8.25. Good
$6.00 to 7.00. Medium $4.85 to
5.25. Eair killers 4.50 to 4.75.
Hog market 15c lower. Bulk of
.good hogs selling 8.75 to 9.00. Lights
and mixed 8.00 to 8.50.
Sheep 10c lower. Bulk 4.25.
Lambs steady. Good to choice
lambs 6.50 to 7.25. Top 7.40.
For Wednesday before date of
Hogs .$6.25 to 8.00
Sheep 3.00 to 4.00
Lambs 3.50 to 5.00
Cattle 700 to 9.00
Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 10c
2 1-2 pounds
Old Roosters 05c
Turkey Hens 10c
Young Toms 8c
Guineas, each 17ic
Green Hides. 10c
Wheat No. 2 1.00
Oats.. -27 to 28c
Hay $7.00 to $8.00
Baled nay $8.50 to 10.00
Shipments for week: I T Yates
1 car sheep and 1 car hogs; V L
Short 2 cars cattle; Henderson &.
Sons Produce Co 3 cars poultry and
1 car eggs; Monroe Coal & Grain Co
1 car oats and 2 cars hay; Ed Long
mire 2 cars hay; McFarland Bros 1
car flour. Total 14 cars.
At 1 o'clock Friday afternoon
Oct 25 Arthur M. Hyde the Pro
gressive Candidate for Attorney
General will speak at the Monroe
City opera house. Mr. Hyde is
said to be one of the best speakers
la the state and should have a
ABOUT THE CHURCHES
Interesting News Concerning the
Woodrow Wilson has refused emphatically to accept contributions to
his Campaign Fund from the Interests, from corrupting influences, from
any questionable sources.
He has given us, the Democratic National Committee, to understand
that he will go into the White House with clean hands or not at all.
Who Is Getting The Money
of The Trusts?
So sure has been Wilson's stand, so well known his incor
ruptible purpose, that no private interests have dared to
approach either our candidate or his committee.
We have not been offered a penny by the trusts, and
we certainly have not solicited a penny from them. The
money of the Interests is being spent against Wilaon. No
matter for whom we need not discuss that here it is now
common gossip that the money power of the nation is being
used in an attempt to defeat Woodrow Wilson.
What Is a "People's Campaign?"
We are addressing ourselves to the real freemen of
America, the upright, Progressive Voters of the country
who are doing the work of the nation and not the work of
trusts and bosses.
We realize that the salvation of every righteous cause
rests with you.
Often this cry of a People's Party or a People's President
is raised by the very forces we seek to defeat and whom we
must and will defeat. But look to our standard and our
standard bearer and decide yourself as to which is the
People's Campaign and must, therefore, be fought with the
Woodrow Wilson Has Clean Hands
Woodrow Wilson is the cleanest man in national politics
He came of illustrious forefathers, who laid by blood and
heredity the foundation of a future President through gen- ,
tration after generation of upright record.
If Wilson is to be elected it must be by clean money and
there is only one source of such money from the voters of
the country who realize the importance of having a govern
ment uninfluenced by the almighty dollar.
Wilson's hands are clean.
Will you uphold them?
How Much Money Will You Give?
How Much Can You Raise?
There are big campaign expenses to be met if we are to
win on Election Day in November. We must tell the voters
of the country about Wilson, what he is, what he has done
We must show them his record. We must show them his
platform. We must point out to them the features of his
platform which mean so much to this nation. This great
work will cost a lot of money. . We must meet the usual
heavy toll necessary to present a platform and a candidate
to a hundred million. '
Your dollar, your $5, your $10, your $20 is needed. And
don't mistake we want the man who can only afford the
one dollar. We need him. We need the woman who can
only give one dollar. We believe in this kind of loyalty
it's the kind that wins.
Let every one contribute to the Woodrow Wilson Cam
paign by the first mail. Let's have as big a fund as the cor
porations can supply the other parties. For the people are
mightier even in money than the Combtnationi when they
A Call To Those Who Will Club
No live progressive voter can do more for Wilson's cause
than to head a list with his own contribution and then to
have his fellow-workers and friends swell the total with
their names and money.
If you work in an office or factory, mill, warehouse, on a
railroad, ranch or farm, start the ball rolling. Line up the
Wilson men. Sign up as many contributions as you can,
And mail to us.
How To Contribute To The Wilson
Sign the Coupon in this corner and fill in the amount
you give. Then attach your money to this Coupon and
mail today to the address given on the Coupon.
lame all check, money order and address all contribo
tions to C. R. Crane, Vice Chairman Finance Committee
Democratic National Committee, 900 Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, I1L - -.' . . . ,
t- ... '
Then write a letter to this paper giving your name as a
contributor and stating your reasons why you believe
Woodrow Wilson should be elected President of the United
States. In this way you will be listed as a Wilson contri
butor. A Souvenir Receipt, handsomely lithographed, well
worth framing, will be sent to you. Your letter will help the
fight by encouraging your friends.
Woodrow Wilson Campaign Fund
To C. R. CRANE, Vice Chairman Finance Committee.'
The Democratic National Committee, 900 Michigan Avenue,
As a believer in the progressive Ideals of government repre
sented In the candidacy of Woodrow Wilson for President of the
United States, and to the end that he may take the office free
handed, untramiueled. and obligated to none but the people of the
country, I wish to contribute through you the sum of $
toward the expenses of Gov. Wilson's campaign.
R.F.D State .V....
This Column Closes Promptly
9 A. M. Each Wednesday.
Sunday School 9:30 a. m.
Preaching 10:43 a. m.
Junior League 2:30 p. m.
Senior League 6:45 p. m.
Preaching 7:30 p. rn.
Prayer meeting Wednesday
7:30 p. m.
Choir practice Saturday 7:30 p. m.
John H. Hubbard,
Pa9tor in Charge.
A district meeting of the Mis
sionary Societies of the Methodist
church will be held at the Method
ist church in this city October 28
and 29 to which the public are cor
dially invited. Mrs. McBane and
Mrs. Stephens, of Columbia two
state officers will be in attendance.
Friday afternoon at 2:30 a call
meeting of the Missionary ladies
will be held at the church.
Wednesday, 7:30 p. m., prayer
and song service.
Sunday, 9:45 a. m. Bible School;
11 o'clock preaching; 2:30 p. m-
Sunbeam Band; 6:15 p. m., B. Y. P
U.; 7 o'clock, preaching.
You are most cordially invited to
attend the Gospel services begin
ning Sunday, Oct. 27. Rev. J. Hart-
well Dew will be present on Sunday
morning and will preach the open
T. D. BROWN.
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Service at 11 a. m. and preach
ing at 7:30 p. m.
The morning hour will be taken
up by the presentation of a report
of the national convention just
closed at Louisville, Ky. Every
body is cordially invited to be pres
ent. W. Garnet Alcorn.
j to come to Chicago and confer with j
: him, the result of which he was
employed as Credit Man and Audit
or of this concerns business in that
city. For several weeks h's health
had been impaired and about 5
weeks ago he cime to Monroe to
recuperate, his faithfulness to duty
wouhl not let him remain at home
but a few days, and he returned to
Chicago, was stricken with typhoid
fever returned to this city two
Victor Francis Spalding.
It is with sadness we chronicle
the death of this young man who
died October 20. 1912at the home
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B.
Spalding in this city. Victor was
bom in Hunnewell, Mo.. March 8,
1885. graduated from High School
at the age of 16, graduated in the
courses of Bookkeeping and Stenog
raphy at the age of 18, secured
position with a large Wholesale
Coal Co., at Centerville, Iowa, at the i weeks ago, but the dread malady
age of 19, was afterwards transfer
red to Chicago by the Head of this
Company and remained ther until
the death of his sister, Lena about
2 years ago, when he returned to
this city at the earnest solicitations
of his parents, for their conso
lation, formed a co-partnership
with his brother Edward and Dr. J.
N. Southern of this city and engag
ed in the Drug Business under the
firm name of Southern & Spalding,
was in a short time ready to receive
his examination in Pharmacy in
which he was proficient. But where
honor, integrity, accuracy, energy
and faithfulness exist, the possessor
of these characteristics is always
sought. His former employer hav
ing become manager of The Buick
Motor Co., of Chicago asked Victor
had to firm a hold on his constitu
tion. His father, mother, two broth
ers and two sisters, all his relatives,
in fact all who knew him mourn
his depaiture. He was a sincere
Catholic and Knight of Columbus.
His funeral was held at Holy Rosary
Church Tuesday morning ai 9:30.
Rev. Fr. Ryan was Celebrant at
Solemn High Requiem Mass, Rev.
Fr. O'Neil assistant. Rev. Fr. Kim
mons Deacon. As was stated in
Fr. Ryan's discourse on death and
the utterance of all who knew him
best, Victor Spalding was a most
exemplary young man.
The floral offerings were symbol
ical of the esteem in which he was
held. Practically all the business
houses of the city were closed for
the hour of the funeral Requieseat
in pace. A Friend.
Odd Fellows Reunion.
The Monroe County Odd Fellows
held their annual reunion this year
at Holliday on Tuesday. The at
tendance was not so large as it
would have been had all known the
meeting was to be held. It had
been called oil on account of not
being able to get special train.
Later the train was secured and
the meeting held. Grand Master
Rev. A. Sterling, J. P. Boyd, E. M.
Alexander and others made talks.
Stoutsville put on the Initiatory and
Paris the First degree. The meet
ing was a good one Stoutsville was
selected as the place for meeting
Hon. Paul Prosser of Fayette, will
speak at the opera house at 2:30
next Saturday afternoon. Mr. Pros
ser is an eloquent speaker and those
who hear him will hear a fine
speech. Republicans and Bull
Moosers should by all means hear
him. Ladies especially invited.
The U. D. C's... will hold a bazaar
at Monroe City Dec. 6 and 7. Full
The P. 0.'s will meet Friday
afternoon at the residence of Mrs.
J. W. Cox.
Miss Lucy Watson was born in
1855 near Millersburg. Ky and died
at the home of her sister, Mrs. Mo
Nutt. on Sunday, Oct. 20. 1912.
At the age of 14 the deceased
united with the Christian church at
Minerva. Ky., later removing her
membership to the church in this
city. From the time of her enter
ing into the church to the present
she has been a devoted christian
and lover of the Church of God.
Her constant desire was to go to
the house of God, and she was al
ways in attendance until sickness
made her presence impossible. She
was, however, one of those choice
souls, who though absent in body
was present in spirit. Sickness de
prived her of what was to her one
of the happiest moments of her life.
The hymns used at the funeral
service were among the so.igs she
loved so well and each one indicat
ed the reaching of her soul after
All that could be done by loving
and skillful hauds was done to re
lieve the sufferer, but disease claim
ed its victim. The end, though long
expected, came with all the pain
and sorrow of the unexpected to
those to whom she was dear.
Though unable to fill a public
place in life yet her quiet unassum
ing, patient, trustful life won for her
a place in the hearts of all who
knew her. The bereaved family
has the sympathy of a wide circle
of friends. Funeral services were
conducted Tuesday 2:30 p. m. by
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