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State Historical Sjclety
Monroe City, Mo., February 13, 1913.
atrerifee the liererasifs Who Advertise
ITEM? HUM FARMERS
Of Fan a: 'K ,
J-:rr :rs and
Angus bt ' .-,...
Remjrn'bcr A bell
horse, trs'ile, ca;iif
Wednofi?:y, t ':.
.nan's . big !
:. atch for
advertioe.iii.Tit f,mi hi!,-.;.
For -Yparlip? iif ort Horn
Bui), e!i;V'b!e to ropi.'rnr. Will take
$55 if taken at once. 0. V. Ham
ner, R. F. D. G, M;)f.'o Ci'y.
Don't forgot i he luiiduu;?' & Son
sale next ThutT jay.
A. C. Boarnnn is gol.V, to have
a big public si!e rwxt Wednesday
one-fourth mile west of Ely. He
will sell to the highest Udder. 33
head of good mules, 4 horses, 83
cattle, 80 sheep. Cols. W. T. Youell
and Dave Lillard are the auctioneers.
M. B. Proctor and J. M..Johnson are
the clerks. See advertisement else
where in this paper.
J. L. Hagar is going to quit farm
ing and will sell at public sale at
the J. B. Boarman farm 6 miles east
of this city and 2 1-2 miles south
east of Hassard on Monday, Feb. 17
his personal property as follows:
8 horses and mules, 3 cattle,, 32
hogs, corn, hay, farming implements
etc. Col. W. T. Youell is auctioneer
and J. M. Johnson clerk.
As he is going to quit farming
J. T. VanMarter will sell at public
sale, Tuesday, February 25 at the
John Am Hays farm, 3 miles south
east of Indian Creek and 6 miles
soujh of this city. 8, head of horses,
12 cattle; 51 sheep, 20 hogs, corn!
turkeys, farming implements, eta
Col. W. T. Youell will be the auc
tioneer and J. M. Johnson the
G. L Thrift is going to quit farm
ing and will sell at pnblic sale Mon
day, Feb. 24 his farming imple
ments, corn in crib, incubator, a lot
of selected oeed corn, 2 brood sows,
milch cow, 4 horses. The auction
eer will be Col Youell and Lee Bell
For Sale Five brood sows will
pig in April, one registered Poland
China boar and eighteen shoats, will
weigh about 100 pounds. I also
have one 5 year old draft horse
and one 5 year old driving horse
which I must sell. All this stock
is in good shape and healthy.
E. M. JAYNE.
Geo B. Anderson is gohg to quit
farming consequently will sell at
his farm between Rensselaer and
Hydesberg on Friday, February 21
bis horses and mules, cattle, hogs,
farming implements, feed. etc. Col
W. T. Youell is the auctioneer.
John and Henry J. Kendrick will
sell at public saleTuesday, February
18 at the Henry J. Kendrick farm
1-2 mile west of Hassard, 10 horses
and mules, 14 cattle, 54 sheep, 11
hog9 and $2000 worth of new farm
machinery of standard make See
bills. Col. W. T. Youell is auction
eer and J. M. Johnson clerk.
Weekly Market Letter Published by
Woodson & Fennewald L. S.
Cora. Co., National Stock
Cattle receipts have been very
. light this week and market has
been good, with bulk of steers sell
ing 10 to 15c higher. Choice heif
ers 10 to 15c higher, medium heif
ers, steers and cows about steady.
Bulk of choice steers selling $8.50
to to 9.00. Good $7.G5 to 8.00.
Medium $G 90 to 7.50. Choice heif
ers $7.25 to 7.50. Good $6.60 to
7.15. Meoiun $5.85 to 6.40. Fair
killers r.v l bef0M $535 to
5.85. Cnoice caW.8 $6 oO l.Zo. Goou
$5.40 to 3.00. Fair killers $"4.65 to
5.25. Bills, ruiihers and veals
Hog market closing 13c higher.
Bulk of iOoJ . io bttltiu. :
lo 3.40. !
Sheep mail.et lOe hig'.isr. Lambs !
and yearlings ttendy. jl)uiI: oi' cheep
$5.40 to 5.50. Yearling $7.50 to j
7.85. Wttlu.!9 fi.75 to 0.10
$8 50 to 9.00.
For Wednesday before date of
Hogs .$6.50 to 7.65
Sheep 5.00 to 7.50 1
Lambs 3.50 to 5.00
Cattle 500 to 6.00
Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 123
2 1-2 pounds
Old Roosters 05c
Turkey Hens . 16c
Young Toms 15c
Guineas, each 17c
Green Hides. 10c
Wheat No. 2 1.00
Oats- -28 to 30c
Hay $8.00 to $10.00
Baled ty"v....$9.00 to 10.00
Shipments for the week: T. J
Yates 1 car hogs and 1 car mules;
Sharp & Barger 1 car hogs 3 cars
sheep and 1 car cattle; McFarland
Bros. 1 car mill feed; Henderson &
Sons Produce Co. 1 car live poultry
and 1 car dressed poultry and eggs;
Monroe Coal & Grain Co. 1 car corn,
1 car oats, 1 car hay. Total 13 cars.
James B. Miller was born Feb. 9,
1879. and died Feb. 5, 1913. aged
33 years, 11 months and 22 days.
He accidently tell in St. Louis
last Wednesday hitting his head on
a curb and dying from the injuries
a few hours later.
His body was shipped to this city
and the funeral services conducted
by Rev. W. G. Alcorn at the Chris
tian church. The body was inter
red in Si. Judes cemetery.
He leaves to mourn his untimely
death both parents, two brothers
and two sisters.
Hog With Five Toes.
Vernie Roebuck of near Clarence
butchered hogs one day last week
ana among tne number Rilled was
one with five toes as this was
somewhat of a curiosity he brought
it to this offce for the editor's infor
mation. A hog usually has four
toes and an editor is in luck if he
gets one. Clarence Courier.
Mrs. J. S. Conway entertained a
number pf ladies last Tuesday af
ternoon in honor of her cousins,
Misses Eula and Mabelle Bowles of
The hostess served delicious re
freshments and a very pleasant
afternoon was spent.
Do not sell corn or oats until you
have seen the Monroe Coal & Grain
Jainrs Estill TinlfT'nke whs bom
in Montgomery Co., March 23, 1532.
ilii fatiiu r..oinJ to Hr,..,ie Co.,
when he v.'ns qv.he sntnll -td re
grew to mcinl""or' h the ltter coun
ty. At tin beginning ff the c'vil
war he joined the Confederate
armv and served until the 'lose of
th- war. :.iinii.i-u..a ni.t.- tha
siege at Vfckf butf, he rm.r-
ri.J Mm J,fa.y . iwitibeth Terrill;
and moved lo "..tLrioa Co -.inly where ,
he spent irmt ui Lir, lil'e. In the ;
fall of 1D1! 1. .r.jv :d to Bedford,
Cify, Ve., and the following spr.ng
to Orange O.ti&ty, Va., where he
died Feb 8, 19J3 Hm wife died in
1884. Early in life he joined the
Methodi3t Church and was ever a
faithful and consistent member.
Mr. Timberlake was a man of strong
personality and happy disposition.
Early in life he was a student in
the law department of the State
University but his studies were in
terrupted by the war. His life was
a noble one. Funeral services were
conducted at Andrew Chapel Mon
day by Rev. W. M. Alexander of
A school boy in St Louis has
been left a small fortune by an old
lady who barely knew his name,
but had been attracted by his gen
tlemanly conduct and polite de
meanor. The legacy parents can
leave their children is the training
that develops them into ladies and
gentlemen. Give a boy or girl a
pleasing exterior and a very mod
erate amount of industry coupled
with common sense will insure
them an easy -Way through life, but
the boy or girl whose manners
smack of the street, whose mouths
are filled with slang and who mis
takes rudeness for good breeding
will find hard sledding when they
go out to mix with the busy world
in a struggle tor a living. - Palmyra
Mrs. Willie Goodnight'JandJsons
are the champion farmers of the
Marion City bottom land. They
have just finished cribbing 12,000
bushels of corn which was raised
on 200 acres of land. They also
have 240 acres of growing 'wheat,
which is in fine condition. Next
spring they expect to plant 325
acres to corn. Mrs. Goodnight, a
widow, conducts one of the most
profitable farms in the county.
Palmyra correspondent intHannibnl
Every particle of progress that
has ever been made has been the
product ef people who have love
for their work, and who, by. loving
their work, have climbed above the
mass, and by climbing themselves
have developed power to stand.
Andrew Gice of near Ely, was in
town Saturday night with a foot
badly out of commission. Andrew
says he froze it last winter, but
Billy Hayden is of the opinion he
froze it going down to Huntington
to see a certain beautiful young
The grocery merchants who ad
vertised in the Democrat last week
were greatly pleased with the result.
One of them told us it beat any
Christmas trade he ever had. It
pays to advertise.
Best bread made, fresh every day
at Barnes Bakery.
Guy Christian and Claude Rick
ard attended a sale at Stoutsville
ABOUT THE CHURCHES
Interesting News Concern! t the
This Column Close? Promptly
9 A. M. Each Wednesday.
The Missionary of Bethel Baptist
Association, J. 3. Kiricy, is V(..rkit;6
at Hunnewell church.
Sunday School 9:30 a. m.
Preaching 10:43 a. m.
Junior League 2:30 p. m.
Senior League 6:15 p. m.
Preaching 7:15 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday
:lt p. m.
Choir practice Saturday 7:15 p. m
John H. Hubbard,
Pastor in Charge
Mrs. Ella Pepper Garland of Han
nibal, will address the mothers and
daughters of Monroe City at the
Methodist church next Sunday af
ternoon at 2:30.
Rev. John H. Hubbard, Pastor of
the Methodist church will preach
to the children next Sunday at 11
a. m. He desires to have them all
present that can possibly be there.
The Woman's Foreign Missionary
Society of the Methodist church was
very pleasantly entertained at the
home of Mrs. Harry Jarman on;last
Friday afternoon. An interesting
program was prepared by the lead
er. Mrs. Umstattd, and a number of
leaflets were read on the subject,
The Negro in His Native Land and
in Our Native Land." The Society
is moving off in a most satisfactory
manner at the beginning of the
year, having already raised more
than half of the money pledged for
the year. We hope to add many
new names to our list this year.
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Preaching 11 a. m. Subject: "The
Blessedness of Trials." C. E. at 6:30
p. m. Preaching at 7:15. Subject:
'The Abnormal Man."
Prayer meeting, Wednesday 7.
Bro. C. E. Benlebi delivered a very
interesting lecture at the church
Sunday night and one which was
enjoyed by all present.
W. Garnet Alcorn.
Preaching at 11 a. m.
Sunday School at 9:45 a. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday 7:15 j
The attendance and interest are
increasing at each service. Three
united with the church last Sabbath.
We will begin our revival service
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Preaching 11a. in. and 7:15 p. m.
by the pastor.
Preuching Monday 7:15 p. m. by
our Evangelist and every evening
during the week. We still request
the united prayers of our members
and friends that God's blessing may
attend our efforts in the salvation
of many precious souls.
All are cordially invited to attend
Dr. J. W. Smith.
Rev. H. D. Truex will preach at
the First Baptist church Sunday
Bishop Johnson of St. Louis will
conduct services every Friday even
ing during Lent at St. Judes church.
W. E. Shearman and wife, G. W.
Howe and wife, S. P. Griffith and
vifc attended a b'rtaday vrr.i r at
.f. J McDonald's at Hnnnibid, this,
Wednesday, being his birthi iy . T.
B. Arnold ard wife of Palmyra
joined them there. It is the. custom
to celebrate this event every year,
so rotruary 12th is u it J Ht r ('ay
with the family.
The U. D. C's. held their regular
meeting with Mrs. H. Levy yester
It being the seventh anniversary
of this Chapter and also so near
St. Valentine day the hostess com
bined the two. She had a birthday
cake decorated with the proper
number of red candles. The dining
room was decorated with red and
white hearts and cupids. Valen
tines were given to each guest, also
red, heart shaped bonbon boxes
filled with sweets.
This Chapter is in a flourishing
condition. May it celebrate many
W. C T. U. Meeting
The W. C. T. U's. held their an
nual meeting at the home of Mrs,
Will Ely last Tuesday afternoon.
As each member had the privi
lege of inviting a guest, quite a
number of ladies interested in tho
work, but not members of this
earnest band, were present and en
joyed the excellent program.
' It was a Frances Willard Memori
al service and tribute was paid to
that wonderful leader of the tem
perance cause. At the close of the
meeting delicious refreshments
Church Officials Entertained.
Rev. W. G. Alcorn and wife en
tertained the official members of
the Christian Church and their
wives at a six o'clock dinner last
Twenty-two guests enjoyed their
hospitality. A six course dinner
was served which was a gem ia the
Mrs. Alcorn was pronounced an
ideal hostess. She was ably assist
ed by Misses Geo and Margaret
The evening was certainly enjoy
ed by all present.
Stephen D. Ely Dead.
Mrs. Alex Boren received a long
distance telephone messaje last
evening from VaiuUia, Au.irain
county, containing the sad news of
the death of htr uncle. Stephen D.
Ely, which oceured at his home in
that city yesterday morning. The
deceased was aged 75 vears and had
been , in poor health for several
years. The funeral services will be
held at the family home some tima
Wednesday. The direct cause of h's
death was pneuinonia.
Mr. Ely was well known by all
the older Ha nnibal citizens. He was
for many years engaged in the mer
cantile business at Cincinnati, Ralls
county, and did a tremendous busi
ness. Some thirty-five years ago he
sold out his business at Cincinnati
and located in Vandalia. He dealt
largely in real estate and in the
course of a few years made a for
tune He retired from active busi
ness several years ago. He was pro
bably the wealthiest man in Van
dalia and was one of her most pro
gressive citizens. Hannibal Journal.