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ROE CITY DEMOCRAT,
Volume XXV. Monroe City, Mo., February 20, 1913. Number 48.
Patronise the Rfler&hants Who Mdweiritise,.
ITEMS FROM FARMERS
Of Farmers, For Farmers
Pertaining to Farmers.
For Sale Milch cow with young
calf at her side.
Chas. L. Elzea.
A Lee Ely. realizing that it pays
the farmers to raise the best in
horses and ' mules, has bought an
Imported Percheron Stallion, an an
imal of good breeding and a splen
did individual. Mr. Ely has three
good jacks, including Ely's Rajah
Jr., less than four years old and
weighs 1175. Mr. Ely is now in Kan
sas City taking a course in scientific
breeding. He intends to offer the
services of this excellent stallion
and good jacks to the public.
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
south of this city, 8 head of horses,
12 cattle, 51 sheep, 20 hogs, corn,
turkeys, farming implements, etc.
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 public sale Mon
day, Feb. 24 his farming imple
ments, corn in crib, incubator, a lot
of selected seed corn, 2 brood sows,
milch cow, 4 horses. The auction
eer will be Col Youell and Leo Bell
J. 0. Cozad is going to sell at
public auction at his place in the
southwest part of town on Thursday
Feb. 27 personal property as follows
11 good horses and mules, 6 cattle,
buggy ' harness, farm implements,
some; household and kitchen furni
ture. Col. H. E. Clark is the auc
tioneer and C. M. Sullivan the
Geo B. Anderson is going to quit
farming consequently will sell at
his farm between Rensselaer and
Hydesberg on Friday, February 21
his horses and mules, cattle, hogs,
farming implements, feed, etc. Col
W. T. Youell is the auctioneer.
J. D. Brandmeyer refilled his silo
last week. He used corn and fod
der and is greatly pleased with the
feed. Silos are proving more profit
able and popular every day.
Weekly Market Letter Published by
Woodson & Fennewald L. S.
Com. Co., National Stock
Cattle receipts have been light
week and market has been about
10c higher on all best beef steers
and butcher Muff. Very few good
steers here and nothing choice.
Bulk of choice steers selling $8.25
to 9.00. Good $7.75 to 8 25. Medi
um 80.75 to 7.25. Fair killers $6.75
7.15. Stockers and feeders 15 to
25c higher. Bulk of good feeders
seHing $7.15 to 7.40, Good stock
ers $7.00 to 7.25. Cows strong.
Choice $6.75 to 7.25. Good $5.75 to
&25. Fair killers $4.75 to 5.25.
Bulls, milkers and veals steady.
Hog market closing 10c higher.
Bulk of good heavies selling $8.45
to 8.55. Good mixed $8.35 to 8.45.
Sheep steady; lambs 10c lower.
Bulk of good native sheep $5.50 to
5.75 . Lambs $8.25 to 8.85.
1 For Wednesday before date of
Hogs..... ..$6.50 to 7.65
Sheep 5.00 to 7.50
Lambs 3.50 to 5.00
Cattle 500 to 600
Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 11 2!
2 1-2 pounds
Old Roosters 05c
Turkey Hens 16c
Yoing Toms 15c j
Guineas, each 17c;
Geese. 09c j
Green Hides. 10c
Wheat No. 2, 1.00
Oats ..26 to 28c
Hay- $8.50 to $10.00
Baled nay $9.00 to 10.00
Shipments for week very light
James Masterson 1 car hogs; Hen
derson &. Sons produce Co., 1 car
live poultry and 1 car dressed
Care of Ferns.
The best soil for ferns is a light,
poms loam or leaf mold, half mold
not too freely broken nor sifted
and the other half well-rotted ma
nure and sharp sand, equal ptirts,
and well mixed. When potting
drainage should be provided for by
filling in first with charcoal, broken
pots, coarse gravel or something
similar. -Remember that ferns ob
ject to stagnant moisture at their
roots. The soil must not be kept
constantly soaked, though they re
quire a, soil kept on the moist rath
er than the dry side, therefore pro
vide good drainage. Give the plants
plenty of light, a moderately warm
and moist temperature, and they
will soon adapt themselves to the
A number of Mrs. Earl Baldwin's
friends planned to give her a sur
prise party. Last Monday evening
about eight o'clock they arrived
without ceremony. Mr. Baldwin
had been notified of their coming
and had ordered refreshments sent
down. These arrived a little ahead
of time. Mrs. Baldwin told the
boys there was a mistake and would
not receive the things. Mr. Bald
win had to quietly slip out and
overtake the boys and stand guard
on the outside until the arrival "of
the guests. It was a good thing for
him the weather was pleasant, but
they surprised her all right.
Judge Drescher Critically 111.
Judge William B. Drescher is
critically ill at the home of his son,
W. H. Drescher in St. Louis. He
suffered a stroke of paralysis Thurs
day afternoon and was unconscious
for hours and since that time has
only rallied a moment at a time to
recognize those about him. There
is little hope that he will recover.
although he was in usual good
health at the time that he was
stricken. He is nearing his eighty
ninth birthday. His faithful sons,
Will, Edward and Warren are at his
bedside. The condition of Judge
Drescher will be learned with sin
cere regret hy his numerous friends
in Hannibal and this section of the
state. He is a grand old man.
Special Sale of W. B. Corsets
Feb. 22 at Shearman &. Gottman's
from 50c to $2.00. .
W. C. VahGlahn Dead.
William C. VanGlahn. aged 66
years, ditd last Friday at 2:30 p. in.
of diabetes, at the home of Mrs.
Coburn, 569 Spokane Ave.
Mr. VanGlahn's health had been
steadily failing since last spring, but
he was confined Jo his bed oidy a
short time. His wife died a little
over a year ago and he has no sur
Mr. VanGlahn was a pleasant,
companionable gentlem'an; a Mason,
an Odd Fellow and a member of
the G. A. R. Post and Circle. The
funeral was held at the Crematori
um Sunday at 1:45, conducted by
the Masonic order.
His residence in City View Park
was willed to the Sellwood Masonic
Lodge and about $10,000 cash, a lot
at Rockaway Beach, and some other
property was left to Mrs. Coburn,
who cared for him during his last
He will be missed by a large cir
cle of friends in the community,
where he has resided since coming
from his native state New York.
The (Sellwood) Bee. Portland, Ore
gon. William C VanGlahn spent sev
eral years of his life In and near
this city. He was a man of many
noble traits of character and had a
large circle of Mends here. Peace
to his ashes.
Rev. Painter Dead.
La Grange. Mo.r Feb. 17. Rev.
William R. Painter' died at bis home
in this city Sunday afternoon, aged
almost 75 years. lie was born in
Warren county; Virginia, in 1838,
and came with his parents to Mis
souri in 1841. Rev. Painter was
chaplain of the 10th Confederate
Infantry under Gen. Sterling Price
during the Civil war.
Since the war he has served as
pastor of Baptist churches in Saline
and Howard counties and was pas
tor also at Warrensburg, Higgins
ville. Paris, Lamar and LaGrange.
He was chaplain of the penitentiary
under Gov. Folk during which time
he became afflicted with rheuma
tism and remained a helpless in
valid until his death.
He had been senior editor of the
LaGrange Indicator for a number of
years, the ownership and manage
ment being Painter &. Sons.
Funeral services will be held in
the First Baptist church in this city
at 2 p. m. Tuesday.
Cincinnati, Feb. 17. Following a
scathing arraingnment of the busi
ness methods of the National Cash
Register Company of Dayton, Ohio,
Judge Howard Hollisterin the Unit
ed States District Court, today sen
tenced John H. Patterson, 68 years
old. president and general manager
of the corporation, to one year in
the Troy, Ohio, Jail, and to pay a
fine of $5000.
Correspondingly heavy sentences
were given 27 others, present and
former officials of the concern, con
victed of violating the Sherman
anti-trust law. Only one of the de
It will make you hungry just to
look at the tempting bread, cakes
doughnuts, eta, at Barnes Bakery.
, T. E. Earhart spent Saturday in
Henry Durst and wife were here
shopping last Saturday.
ABOUT THE CHURCHES
Interesting Nows Concerning the
This Column Closes Promptly at
9 A. M. Each Wednesday.
Dr. Truex of St. Louis, preached
at the First Baptist church last
Sunday morning. I
Sunday School 9:30 a. m.
Preaching 10:45 a. m.
Junior League 2:30 p. m.
Senior League 6:15 p. m.
Preaching 7:15 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday
7:15 p. m.
Choir practice Saturday 7:15 p. m
John H. Hubbard,
Pastor in Charge
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. Subject:
'The Manifestation of Jesus." C. E.
at 6:30 p. m.
Preaching at 7:15 p. m. Subject:
"Don'ts for Young Men."
Prayer meeting Wednesday 7.
The public invited to all services
W. Garnet Alcorn.
FIRST BAPTIST ,
Mrs. Frank Proctor will entertain
the Missionary society of the First
Baptist church Friday afternoon.
Rev. Samuel Gott of Liberty has
been called to the pastorate of the
First Baptist church. He will com
mence his work the First of the
month. ' " ' - - '" '
We had a good revival service
last evening. God is blessing his
people. Let us pray for showers of
blessings that God's kingdom may
be built up His name gloried.
Prayer service at 2:30 p, m. and
preaching every night at 7:15.
Sabbath -Bible School at 9:45 a.
in., preaching 11a. in. and 7:15 p. m
All are cordially invited to at
tend these services.
Dr. J. W. Smith.
Some County Court Items.
Jas. C. Major was reappointed
superintendent of the county in
firmary at a salary of $1100. Dr.
H. C. Payne was appointed county
physician- and his compensation
fixed at $2 a trip. M. W. Caldwell
was reappointed highway engineer
at $1200 a year. Assessor Noel
settled with the court for making
the last tax lists. His compensa
tion, half of which will be paid by
the state, amounts to $82,111.18. J
H. Brayton's settlement as superin
tendent of the gravel road showed
an expenditure of $1.92882 for
grading and gravel. Clara Ed
wards, a negro woman who had
been distitute and a charge on char
ty all winter, was sent to the in
fimary at the request of the local
relief committee. A poll tax of $2
in cash was levied on all able
bodied men between the ages of 21
and 60 years, and 50 cents on all
over CO. Appeal.
Money to loan in any amount
Office over Wood's Drug Store,
tf. A. S. JAYNE.
Mrs. Chas. Lasley. daughter, Maty
and son, John, of Los Angeles, Calif,
are visiting her parents, J. B. An
derson and wife.
Newspaper Changes Editors.
Dr. N. M. Baskett who for the past
five years has been editor-in-chief
of the Moberly Monitor, has sold
his interests in that paper to G. F.
Rothwell. As yet Dr. Baskett has
not decided on plans for the future.
He is an able man, pleasant and
congenial and under hi3 editorship
the Monitor has been one of Mis
souri's best newspapers. The new
editor is also a man of ability and
will keep the Monitor up to its
present high standard. Success
to the retiring and also to the new
' Jed" Griffith Dead.
Word was received here Tuesday
that "Jed" Griffith died that morn
ing in Denver. "Jed" went to Col
orado with his parents about 17
years ago. His mother lived only
a few months after going to Colora
do. Jed was 29 years of age on
Oct. 6. 1912. For many years he
has been a sufferer from consump
tion and for the past six months
has been very sick. At the time of
his death he was so reduced in
flesh that he weighed only 85
pounds. He said that he was not
afraid to die and go to his God.
Miss Ida Robbins and A. Lester
Dowell, both living west of Stouts
ville. were married at the Methodist
parsonage in this city, Sunday af
ternoon by Rev. John H. Hubbard.
They are excellent young people
with many friends. All wish them
a happy journey down the stream
The E. A. Thompson Dry Good s
Co. has succeeded E. A. Thompson.
The new company is incorporated
for $30,000 and is composed of the
following gentlemen: E. A. Thomp
son. A. A. Melson, and W. M. Pat
terson. All are pleasant, courteous,
business men and as they are all
hustlers, they are going after the
business and ara going to get it if
fair treatment and up-to-the-minute-goods
ot the best quality will
get it. The people are acquainted
with all these gentlemen and as
they have found them to be square
dealers they need no further intro
duction. Changes In Realty.
Ed O'Daniel sold his 321 farm 10
miles South of this city to Del
Crigler and Norman Brothers for
$17655. Mr. O'Daniel then bought
the Steve Seward farm of 304 acres
3 1-2 miles Southwest of town, pay
ing for it $19,400. Mr. Seward takes
the O'Daniel property in the Sjuth
east part of town at $3100. This is
all good property. Mr. O'Daniel
will move to his new farm.
Harry Fuquaof ManroeCity came
in Sunday morning and has entered
up as a student at Westminister tor
this semester. We are glad to learn
from him that the Westminister
boys gave him a hearty welcome and
he is well pleased w ith his first day
in the city. We have known him all
his life and are glad to see him in
Fulton and in Westminister-Fulton
Try a sack ot McFarlan 1 Bros
ship at $1.20 a sack in quantity.
Mrs.' John McGlasson went to
Quincy yesterday house hunting.
They expect to locate ther3 in the