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State Historical Society
Monroe City, ' v. .UT:;A7Y 11.5.
ABOUT THE CHURCHES
Interesting Kovtt Oo.-.t erring the
Dlffer.i tt1 eni.'at?on-
This Column Closet. Promptly at
9 A. M. rTct WW..aiiday.
Rev. W illis Carlisle, a prominent
rminister of the Southern Methodist
church, ;... ruecobo.' of the Mis
souri con fereuctr, died at his home
at Savannah. Mo., Jen 2, 1913, of
Rev. R. 0. Triplet of Hunnewell
-will preach at lie- Methodist church
; Sunday. Rev. J. K. Hubbard will
hold a Quarterly meeting at Hun
newell for Rtv. Thompson that day
Rev. Mr. Britten, of St. Louis
came up Monday and took Rev. C,
A. Eaton to St. Lui:es Hospital in
St. Louis. Rev. Eaton's family is
Sunday School 9:30 a. m.
Preaching 10:45 a. m.
. .Junior League 2:30 p. m.
Senior League 6:00 p. m.
Preaching 7:00 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday
"7.-00 p. m.
Choir practice Saturday 7:15 p. m
John tL Hubbard,
Pastor in Charge.
"Bible School 9:45 A. M.
Preaching at 11, A. M., Subject;
'"The New Humanity."
iC E., at 6:30..P. M.
..Evening service at 7:15.
- ' Prayer meeting Wed., 7:00.
The public cordially invited to
-attend tne services on LaDor uay.
W. Garnet Alcorn.
Sunday school 9:45 A. M.
Preaching at 11.00 AM, by Rev.
Travis, Prayermeeting 700 P. M.
ST. JUDES CHURCH.
TheRt, Rev. F. F. Johnson of
St. Louis will hold morning and
-evening services at St, Judes Church.
Mrs. Ellen K. Proctor.
In the mighty democracy of
death there a re no favorites, and
' in spite of all that the loving hearts
and hands of faithful and devoted
children could do. Mrs. E. K. Proctor
passed to her heavenly home from
her home in this city. January 6,
1913, aged 72 years, 4 months, 6
Mrs. Proctor's maiden name was
McPike. She was born in Pike
county, Missouri, August 31st, 1840,
and in 1841 the family removed to
Marion county. On June 7,' 1860.
she was united in marriage to
James M. Proctor, and in 18G6, they
removed to Monroe county, settling
. nn a farm near Monroe Citv. This
union was blessed with nine children,
eight of whom are still living. They
are: Mrs. Ellen Brown, Thomas,
Zach T. Mrs. Anna Baker, Mrs,
Alma Vaughn, James M. Jr. Mrs.
Mattie Johnson, and David M
, Proctor. To these children Mrs.
Proctor was more taan mother-she
. was their friend, their companion,
-. their teacher, their sweetheart.
When rhe nnd came there were
. wrinkles in her brow-but they got
tKara Rnprifirind fnr her children
' The raven tresses that thrilled their
father's youthful, heart when he led
her to the altar as a bride, were
, white as the first snows of winter-
but every gray hair was a badge of
honor to a life given to her family
and her Christ. Her footsteps
faltered aud her. brow denoted care
but those irupei feet ions had come as
a natural consequence of years
bent over the cradle of her children,
leading their faltering footsteps to
the throne of God. But these
children never saw a white hair nor
a faltering footstep, nor a wrinkle
but away back in the vista of life's
youth they saw a queenly bride led
by a manly gentleman, setting up
the altar of the home to the con
secration of their coming family.
Through all the years she lived for
them in beautiful selfsacrificing de
votion, and when their father died,
the only rival they had to their
"sweetheart's" deepest devotion
passed away. Mothers never die
This mother, who watched over her
children in life, through all its
meanderings, has simply changed to
a more convenient watch-tower. I
see her now. Beautiful in her
reincarnation in the Spirit of her
Lord, she guides her children to a
better destiny. We cannot wish
them better than to walk worthy of
the honored name they bear.
When fifteen yean of age she
professed faith in Christ and united
with the Bethel Baptist church.
When the First Baptist Church of
Monroe City was organized, she
and Brother Proctor became
charter members, and through all
the years of its history she has
been its unfailing friend. She loved
her church and gave to it the best
of all she had. She was loyal to
its peculiar doctrines, as she was
loyal to its ministry. She was the
pastor's true friend. When others
criticised and found, she was true
with never a word of unkind
criticism. To the very last she
manifested the keenest interest
in the church and all of its work.
leaving to it an interest in her
estate. One of the last acts of her
life in the evening before she passed
away was to send some money to
the , Woman's Missionary Society.
She loved her church as she loved
her family. She did not neglect her
family for her chulch, nor did she
allow her home duties to prevent
her work for her church. A Christian
she was, of unselfish life and un
selfish life and unfaltering faith.
Like every good woman she can
never die; for evermore she lives in
her children, her church, her com
munity. There was nothing in all
the years that I have known her
that was mean or low, or sordid, or
selfish. She was the most unselfish
character I have ever " known.
As a woman she exemplified all
that is womanly in life, and the
cause of womanhood is better for
her life A Southern woman of
the old-school, she knew her sphere
and filled it in a way worthy of the
name she bore. She was indeed a
wise and womanly woman. Not
only a worthy woman, but a gentle
woman, such an one as must be
born, not made. As I think of her
as a wife, mother, Christian and
friend of all, as she towers in her
superb strength above all surround
ing humanity, she seems to me-
"Like some tall cliff, which lifts
its awful form,
Swells from the vale, and mid
. way leaves the storm;
And, though round its breast, the
rolling clouds are spread.
Eternal sunshine rests upon its
(Continued on page 8)
Missouri's 34th Governor was iiaa trtid at noon, Monday
Other State officers were also sworn in and 'most of Mis
souri's officers arc now Democrats
Mrs. Emma E. Cain. District
Deputy President, of Hannibal,
assisted by Mrs. Elizabeth Thomkins,
Grand Warden; Mrs. Eva Biown..'
Grand Secretary; M"- Gussu; C zad.
Grand Treasure:; 1 D iis Screan,
Grand Marshal; Mr?. Kjrharine.
Rouse Grand G-iardn-, i 'alled the
following offl'-ers of Monroe Ril'ekah
Lodge Tuesday evrni;t-'.
Miss Etta Bodkirs. N.G
Miss Viviia V'.iel', V. G.
Miss Fannie J ine, R . ;vc
Miss B-Ttha Dierk-, Fn . Se
Mrs. liatiie K'ir, i'reas.
Mrs. Nola Wdsor, V;r.
Miss Lelia J -y;i , voc.
Mrs. Hallie Stnr -v. C'linp.
W.J. Roue R. S. N. G
Mrs. Eva Dmwm.'I.S. N. C.
Mrs. Laura E'neoon, R. S.
Miss Delia Smi'fc, L. S V. U
Miss May Johns n, I. G.
Mrs. Charlotte Green, O. G.
This lodge is i;i n mi st M ms i
condition and ihe i. r n j'jst i.
has been a si.ieslu! one
Lena Wunch ih-? rnirin;4 Nni;
Grand is to be inngratuliite 1 on i,i r
John Blue S tde led Tues.i.iy at
the home of his nn. J hn Sett Io i
St. Louis. Mr. SfUle wrts over 62
years of age and more ilm:i t Ol
those years were spe;it ii ami '.i.r
this city, he was u t,ood ciiiZi-n,
a christian gentleman. His wife
preceeded him io the other worid
about two years. Iha lemahis were
brought to this ci y yesterday
Funeral at Methodist church at 2
p. m. today, Thursday.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank our many
friends and neighbors, who so kind
ly administered to our wants in the
last sickness and death of our Be
loved son J. D. Yowell.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Euimett Yowell.
Mrs. A. S. Jayne returned Tues- Mrs. Kerr, of Potosia spent sever
day evening from a two weeks visit al days last week with her friend
with her son John in Hannibal. Miss Lizzie Dalton.
James I Howedied al Hunnewell
, Monday. Funeral services were
held Tuesday by " Keys, Scott and
lnplett, at the Hunnewell Methodisjt
Churcu vi hicii.--tiec cased was a
member. Ha was a Mason aud was
bu'iel from the fuaeivti rites of that
"or.!ir.': 'AH widW i tha Editor , of
V'.e Grnpliu: iind has the sympathy
u; .id i.i iier s;id oeieavement.
: iiejc Ole, iti sou Mr. and Mrs
J t... Oie. i i.iinni'.tea suicide at
A.o uLivce, idiiiiu sota.. when he
.i. .i.rKii.i ;u .oreiiian for R. A.
0 . v. ...iw v ci! knuvi. in this city.
i i - V i4 I' 'ij V' I.1 1 1 CiC I i'T tilt d builder of
i i.ot' tK valors, ae. For several
c.i J...1.1..NI lias been foreman of
niu- 'i mi Oiits feangs. He had
i'tii uiaiK.uri ioi u lew weeks and
ivii. Uic Kit hail iu charge of a
pi, j liic ; sician left the
HLiii. Latest ii;:s iiy got up, shut
i .i ...jjf ...i i locKe l u and then
l;iiCi-eued to cut his throat and
u.t. uj;u i.ie Uutiy und into the
Uuvveis witii a .azoi. This he did
Juitiiorj l&i. lie lived uuli; the
ii.t , . tie. i ite u,v.'J tils s.sier und
her nuso.iiid u-,a the re.nains to
ilu.tio.i. lex. i , lor interment.
Li.aesc bp jut. .iu eaiiy lite here and
iniu iiij.iy ir.i.is oil uf w.iom regret
l't L'alli O.
M;si-. Liiui. Smith, iormerly of
this my ana Oiei ii Brier, of Bright
on, IvWu. were u allied last Wed.
at Siouisvide l.y Rev. R. T. Colborn
at his luiuence.
The t;room holds a responsible
pusiuoit witit the Bell Telephone
Co. li t bride has many feiends in
tins city, who with the Democrat,
vudi tliem a ha ny and prosperous
D. V. MorthlJnd, wiie and son
of Warren, went to Palmyra
ITEMS FROM FARMERS
Of Farmers, For Frmer
Pertaining to Farmers.
For Sale 2-year-old Hereford
bull. J. A. Bixler.
Weekly Market Letter furnish
ed by Woodson & Fenuewald
Lt ytock Coimiiission Co., Na
tional Stock Yards, 111., January
14, 1913. Cattle receipts have
been liberal again this week and
choice steers are closing 10 to
15c lower, or fully 2.1c lower than
10 days ago, while medium steers
and stoekers and feeders have
held steady. Good to choice,
heifers 15 to 25c lower. Cows
steady, There has ben no choice
steers here this week. Hulk of
choice kind selling 3.50 to .D.OO.
Good 7.00 to $8.25. Medium $6.75
to $7.25. l'uk of choice heif
ers $7.25 to $7.75. Good $G.50
to $7.00. Medium $5.50 to $6.25.
Choice cows $6.25 to $7.00. Good
$5.25 to $6.00. Fair killers $4.50
to $5.00. Dulls, milkers and veals
Hog market closing about
steady' today. Bulk of good
butchers and heavy hogs selling
from $7.25 to $7.40. Good mix
ed $7.15 to $7.30. Roughs and
lights $6.75 to $7.00.
Sheep strong. Bulk of choice
lambs. $8.75 to $935. Yearlings
$7.50 to $8.30. "Wethers $6.00 to
For Wednesday . before date of
Hogs - .$6.50 to 7.00
Sheep 4.00 to 500
Lambs 3.50 to 5.00
Cattle-v. - 500 to GOO
' - - Poultry.
Spring chickens 1 1-2 to
2 1-2 pounds ---.
Turkey. Hens 16c
Young Toms 15c
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 the week. W. W.
Handley 1 car mules, J. G. Fuqua
1 car mules, J. M. Proetor, 1 car
butcher stuff. I. J. Yates 1 car
hogs, Henderson & Son Produce Co.
1 cor eggs ' and dressed poultry-
C C. Lewis 1 car hay, McFarland
Bros., 2 cars of flour and 1 car
The mail who was captured at
Stouisville the night of the post
office robbery gives his name as
John Fisk. He has bevn indicted
aud his bond fixed at $3000 so he
will probably spend some time in
Misses Cordelia and Ruth Hoar
Lula Hays, Messrs Edward Spalding
W. E. Caldwell, Tom Montgomery
Oscar Pike, George Grimm, J. B.
Hagan went to Hannibal last Friday
to attend the Bohemian GirL
The Rebekah sisters will hold
their social meeting with Miss Lena
Wunch next Tuesday afternoon.
Master Casey Spalding returned
to his home in Hunnewell Tuesday.
He is attending school in this city.