Monroe City, Mo., January 23, 1913.
-Patronize the merchants
AT Wl CAPITAL
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tion in t.ie present session of the
Geneiiil Avtmblj ;i Missouri
Seuuioi K. 3. AlcCiinuc, of Monroe
City, reyr; eiiriii,i the 13th Senatorial
District, t;.i r..;r. a nuw member, is
already nrr.ixtd as one of the
stronger,: into in rim upper branch,
and isF a recognition cf hn ability
President Pro Ifcin Wilson has plac
ed him on a number cf important
committees amouj which i3 the
committee on insurance and clerical
"j . .
lOrce, both of t.lnch tie is chairman.
Representative J. P. Boyd, of
Paris, is serving his second term in
the lower house and is recognized
as one of the leaders in the
Democratic majority. He is a mem
ber of three committees, one of
which he is chairman Railroads
and Internal Improvements. This
is one of the most important com
mittees and Speaker Hull used good
judgment when he named him as
chairman. Another committee of
which he is a member is that of
Penitentiary and-" Reform Schools.
This committee is made more im
portant this year on account of the
question of the disposition of state
factory buildings ua? .q:-2ipmsats
caused by the passage ol the Con
vict labor law at tlv la it : es -ija.
Tin i ii t
wnat is Known :. t.u oy '
bill was introduced simultaneously
in both branches last Friday morn
ing. It wus introduced in the
Senate by Senator R. S. McClintic
and in the Iloiwe by Rep. J. P. Boyd
This measure provides that before
any corporation licensed by the
state can begin the sale of stock it
must file a statement with the bank
commissioner setting forth in detail
the amount and character of its
property, its location, its total as
sets and liabilities and its objects
and purposes. If the bank com
missioner finds that the company is
., solvent and was organized in good
faith, he will furnish its officers with
a statement setting out such fact,
but explicitly stating that . he' does
not recommend its securities to the
public. On the other hand, if he
finds the concern insolvent he will
serve it wjth notice and it will be
unlawful for it to sell any bonds or
This puts a double check upon
corporations organized for business
purposes in Missouri. The secretary
of state must first be satisfied that
any company has complied with all
the laws relating to the issuances of
charters or licenses before he will
issue his certificate of incorporation.
The agents who sell the stock of an
insurance, mining or any other kind
of a corporation, except banks, trust
companies, building and loans and
a few other excepted concerns, must
take out a license to do so. These
are issued upon the payment of a
fee of $1. If any officer shall file a
false affidavit relating to his com
pany with the bank commissioner
he will be punished, if convicted by
a fine of from $200 to $20,000, or by
imprisonment in Jail one year, or
imprisonment in the Penitentiary
from two to ten years. The Republi
can state platform declared for a
law of this kind and Gov Hadley in
his final message recommended it;
It is modeled after the "blue sky
A bill introduced by Hasknis, of
Douglas county, imposes a fine of
not exceeding $50 for Sunday base
ball playing. The bill does not seem
to be in general favor but may have
more support than is thought when
put to a vote.
Of general interest to the people
of the state is a bill introduced by
Rep. Orr, of Livingston county, to
prevent the resubmission of Single
tax under the initiative aud referen
dum. It provides that any measure
which shall have been defeated
after being defeated shall not be
submitted again for ten years. From
present prospects this bill will un
doubtedly become a law.
Fire at Nolcn Home.
The home of Mrs. F. M. Nolen
and family on Monroe street, for
merly the S. S. Bassett home, was
the scene of a destructive blaze
Sunday night, catching from a de
fective flue. Mrs. Nolen discovered
the blaze about 10 o'clock, just be
fore retiring, and immediately turn
ed in the alarm. When the fire
company reached the scene
practically the entire south end of
the house was ablaze and it was an
hour before the flames were finally
gotten under control The house
hold goods were gotten out in good
shape, but the damage from water
and fire will roach $1000 with in-
ulo'X'. , Mrs. JNolen ana
family are occupying the Sanford
house on L x-!..u street until their
h r-AO nn bo repaired. -Paris
RESOLUTIONS OF SYMPATHY.
To The Beloved Children of
Mrs. Ellen K. Proctor.
Whereas, it has pleased God in
his divine love and wisdom to take
from the earthly home on January
6, 1913, your loving mother, and
has left to you the inestimable
heritage; the echoes of her motherly
voice, the footprints of her Godly
walk, and the stamp of her beauti
ful Christian life, and
Whereas, we, the members of the
Woman's Missionary Society of the
First Baptist Church, cherish the
fond memory of her as our senior
member whose unselfish life of
service and . triumphant death at
tunes our lives and gives us grace
to try to carry on the work that
was dear to her heart. We extend
to you our sincerest sympathy,
humbly bowing to His will, realizing
that she has passed from her labors
among us to her heavenly home of
which she loved to speak so freely.
Miss Ella Gentry.
Mrs. Bert Bull.
Mrs. Mark Hawkins.
At the last session of the legislat
ure what is known as the Mobile
bill was made a law in Missouri
This law made it practically impos
sible for Fraternal Beneficiary socie
ties to do business in this state and
prevented thousands of worthy men
from making provision for the fam
ily should death remove him. The
law was not for the best interests
of the middle and poor people.
Hon, J. P. Boyd has introduced a
bill repealing the obnoxious Mobile
law. Every one interested in insur
ance for the Masses should get busy
and work for the passage of the
Boyd bill repealing the Mobile law
ITEMS FROM FARMERS
Farmers, For Farmers and
Pertaining to Farmers.
Lewis Lundberg lias sold his farm
i mile southeast of this city and is
going to quit farming consequently
he will sell at the farm on Monday,
Feb. 3, his personal property as fol
lows, 5 good horses, 2 Jersey heiferst
some hogs, 550 bu. White Swedish
oats for seed, this yielded 92 bu. per
acre. 50 shocks fodder and corn,
hay and straw baled, farm imple
ments, etc This sale begins at 10
o'clock. Col J. R. Kidd is the
For Sale 2-year-old Hereford
bull. ' J. A. Bixler.
H. V. Meeker received 2 cars of
fine yearlings from Kansas City
FOR SALE Pure bred Aberdeen
Angus bull calves. Dr. J. H. Bell.
Tony Meyers has decided to move
to South Missouri and is therefore
going to sell at public sale at his
farm 4 miles west othis ' city and
3-4 mile north of Buckman school
house on Thursday. January 30, his
personal property as follows: 11
horses and mules, several head of
cattle, farming implements, cream
separator, some household goods,
hay. corn and many other things.
Col. W. T. Youell is. the auctioneer
and J. M. Johnson the clerk.
Weekly Market Letter Published by
Woodson & Fenncwald L. S.
Com. Co., National Stock
Cattle receipts have been light
this week and market was held
about steady with last week's big
decline, which was 35 to 40c on all
good to choice steers and heifers.
There has been very few good cattle
here and nothing choice. Bulk of
choice steers selling $8.25 to $8.75
Good $7.50 to $8.00. Medium $6.75
to $7.25. Choice heifers $7.00 to
$7.50. Good $6.50 to $7.00. Medium!
$5.50 to $6.25. Fair killers and
stock heifers $5.25 to $5.75. Choice
cows $623 to $7.00. Good $5.25 to
$6.00. Fair killers $450 to $5.00
Bulls. Milkers and veals steady.
Hog receipts light Market strong
Bulk of good heavy hogs selling
from $7.50 to $7.65. Good mixed
$7.40 to $7.50. Lights $7.25 to
$7.40. Pigs $6.50 to $7.00.
Sheep steady. Bulk of choice
lambs $8,75 to $9.00. Yearlings
$7.50 to $8.25. Wethers $6.00 to
Market Reoort. ,
For Wednesday before date of
Hogs .$6.50 to 7.10
Sheep 5.00 to 7.50
Lambs 3.50 to 5.00
Cattle 500 to 6.00
Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 11;
2 1-2 pounds
Old Roosters 05c
Turkey Hens 16c
Young Toms- 15c
Guineas, each 174c
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, Sharp & Bar
ger, one car sheep, T. J. Yates, one
car hogs and one car sheep, J. Mars
tin one car hogs. Mt?a.land Bros,
three cars flrur and one car feed,
C B. Gookin one car hay, Hender
son & Sons Produce Co.. one car
live poultry, one car eggs and dressed
poultry, one far geese.
Friday night the officers of Mon
roe City Camp, No 2236, M W. A.
for the ensuing year, were installed
by C. L. Drescher as follows:
R. L. Armstrong, V. C.
Orville Wilson, W. A.
C. L. Drescher. Banker.
A. Grimes, Clerk.
J. O. Cozad, Escort,
F. M Rohr. Sentry.
Mat Losson, Watchman,
Dr. J. N Southern, Camp Physi
cian. Robert Menwether, W. E. Shear
man and L. Tuley, Managers.
. There was a good attendance and
a royal good time was in store for
all members. Those who were not
present missed the time of their
lives. After adjournment all pres
ent greatly enjoyed the oysters and
other refreshments that had been
provided for the occasion. The
Woodmen are good fellows and be
lieve in providing -for the loved
ones when they have crossed to the
great beyond. Many widows and
orphans are left in comfortable cir
cumstances by the husband and
father having been a Woodman.
Last week and this week the Dera.
ocrat has been issued under great
difficulties. Only one of the regul
ar force being able to work. We
greatly appreciate the kindness of
friends for many favors and greatly
appreciate the same. We are under
special obligations to the News force,
Mrs. Grace Johnson and R. A. Kirby
for their assistance. We have done
the best we possibly could under the
circumstances and feel sure that our
readers will overlook our short com
ings. Next week we hone for bet
ter things. If you know any item
of news we will greatly appreciate
you phoning the office.
Sale of Household Goods.
At the residence of the late John
Blue Settle in this city on Saturday
the 1st day of February; all house
hold and kitchen furniture and
equipments will be sold for cash
This includes furniture, carpets cur
tains, beds and bedding, dishes,
cooking utensils, garden tools, and
all his collection of shop tools.
Everything movable on the place
will be sold to the highest bidder.
Rock Island, Jan. 21. Advanced
schedule of insurance rates will not
be put into effect. This was decided
by the executive committee of the
Modern Woodmen. The next head
camp, which meets in 1914 will pass
on the matter.
Gingham sale now on at Shear
man & Gottman's. 25 cent goods
for 15 cents, 15 cent for 10 cents,
12 12 and 10 cent for 7 1-2 cents.
ABOUT THE CH13CHES
Interesting Nevs flanesnvln? ths
This Column CIusis Promptly at
9 A.M. Each Wednesday.
Rev. Tt. John Icy.ii -pent pari of
the week in St. Louis.
Sunday School 0:30 a. m.
Preaching 10:43 n. m
Junior League 2:30 r- m.
Senior League S CO . ni.
Preaching 7:09 p. ra.
Prayer meeting Wednesday
7:00 p. m.
Choir practice S it jrd iy 7:15 p. m
Johu Ii. Hobbard,
Pastor in Charge
Bible School 9:45 A. M.
Preaching at 11, A. M..
C. E., at 6:30 ,P. M.
Evening service at 7:15.
Prayer meeting Wed., 7:00 follow
ed by Teacher training class at 7:45
The annual financial report read
to the church two weeks ago show
ed that financially we are in a
healthy condition. That report,
however, did not tell the whole
story of sacrifice and devotion to
Gods great work on the part of the
whole membership of the church.
During the year the church in all
its departments, Eib'.e school.
Christian Endeavor, C 7.' I
local benevolences. Iv'' ,:
world wide interest?, ' ! :i
handsome sum of $4 331 ,0.
In the same LM.ith of time there
were 39 additions to me church
mostly by primary obedience. The
facts should be known to every
member as they indicate achieve
ment and its joys should be shared
by all. who by their prayers and
toils and sacrifices and faithfulness
have made it possible. We have set
our own standards, by your unstint
ed generosity you have set them
and by the same spirit we will main
W. Garnet Alcorn.
John Blue Settle was born in
Ralls County. Missouri October 13,
1830. Died at the residence of his
son in St. Louis. January 14 1913,
aged 82 years, 3 months and 1 day.
He lived in the immediate
neighborhood of where he was born
until 18t)7, when he moved . to this
place. He was married to Mildred
Ann Bannister in May 1S37. She
passed to her reward but two years
ego last August. To this union there
were born uine children, two
daughters preceded their father to
the other world. Rev. J. M. of Cali
fornia. J. W. of this place, A. P. of
Kirksvill, J. C. of St. Louis. C. W.
of Topeka, Kan , Mrs. Eva Keath of
Arkausas and Miss Leona remain to
mourn his departure.
While a young married man he
professed religion and joined the
M. E. church South at the old Ml
Pleasant church some ten miles
south of here. He remained a mem
ber of said church until he moved
to Monroe City, he then removed
his membership to this church and
has since been a consistant member
of the same.
Don't forget Vaughn &. Utterback
when you want Clover Seed.
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