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OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Monday, March 4th
N the above date we will open our new cafe
and restaurant in the room recently occu
pied by the Kromer Bakery. The building
is now being remodeled and repaired and
will be up-to-date in every respect. We
will in the future, as in the past, serve only
the VERY BEST, and at reasonable prices.
We cordially invite you to call on us in our
new quarters, and we assure you a most
The Right Place for Good Eats
Iu view of the fact that the
government sets a minimum price
on wheat it sounds like disloyalty
to hear a farmer threaten to not
sow any wheat because he thinks
the minimum is too low. Were
you to give some people the earth
i hey would want it fenced.
Serjeant Harry Wailes, of Camp
Funston, was in Monroe City a
short time last Sunday morning.
He was on a short leave of absence
and enroute to Shelbina where he
frankly admits a feminine attraction.
Mrs. Earl Baldwin came down
from her home in Brookfield to con
duct the initiatory ceremonies at
the Rebekah lodge in this city Tues
day evening. She returned to her
Leo McFarland. son of Mr. and
Mrs. Roy McFarland was operated
on Monday at a Quincy hospital for
appendicitis. The patient is doing
very well and is expected to speed
ily recover. '
Joseph R. Gones.
Joseph Raymond Gones was found
dead in his room at the home of
his uncle J. V. McAllister at Shiel
in Ralls county at an early hour
Monday morning. His death had
probably occured early in the night
Young Gones was just past 21
years of age and was the son of
Mrs Virgie Gones of Quincy. He
suffered an attack of diphtheria
about 3 months ago and had never
fully recovered from the effects of
the disease. He came to Monroe
City from his home in Quincy the
latter part of last week to visit his
grandmother, Mrs. L R. McAllister,
and other relatives here with the
hope of improving his health by the
change. On Sunday he visited his
uncle J. V. McAllister, at Shiel. with
the intention of remaining several
days. Mr. McAllister entered his
room for some purpose about 5:45
Monday morning and discovered the
body which from appearance bad
been dead several hours.
Deceased was born on a farm
near this city and most of his life
was spent in this neighborhood. He
leaves besides his mother, three
younger brothers and a large circle
of relatives and friends. Ray as he
was familiary known was a univer
sal favorite with old and young and
and the bereaved mother and
brothers have the warmest sym
pathy of the entire community.
Funeral services were conducted
at the Holy Rosary church in this
city Thursday morning at 9 o'clock.
A patriotic program was render
ed at the Methodist Church Sunday
evening to a large and appreciative
Lieutenant Jobansen, of Bucklin
unveiled a service flag showing 14
stars, the flag being presented by
Mrs. S B Thiehoff and son, Eldred
to the Epworth League.
The musical and reading exer
cises and flag drill were enjoyed by
You should not fail to see "God's
Country and the Woman" at Gem
Theatre Saturday, March 16, Mati
nee and night. 15c and 25c,
Items of Interest About Your
Neighbors and Friends.
Mrs W. T. Rutledge spent Mon
day in Hannibal.
Omer Gosney has been spending
a few days in Shelbina.
Mr. and Mrs. P. F. White were
Quincy visitors Saturday.
We do odorless cleaning and
pressing. L L. Lane, Tailor.
Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Jaeger
were Quincy visitors Sunday.
Mrs. W. B. Spaldiug is spending
the week in Hannibal with rela
A. G. Dooley. of Stoutsville, trans
acted business here the first of the
Candidates, prospective and other
wise for county offices are passing
among the dear people
Stockpld well Wedoesday at the
Fuqua sale. One span of mules
Roy Robindon. of Quincy has
been spending a few days in this city
Mrs. S. B. Thiehoff entertained
the members of her Sunday School
class and a few friends Tuesday
afternoon. Dainty refreshments
Men who are capable of handling
horses are still wanted for the
Veterinary Corps. They must be
physically fit and not of selective-
James Smith, an honored
citizen of this city passed away
Thursday morning at 12:10. Mr.
Smith had been in declining health
for quite a whife and his death was
not untxpected. Funeral from
Holy Rotary church at 9 o'clock
this a. ni. end ii terinent at Indian
Creek ctnieiery. Mr. Smith was
born iu Ireland Dec. 24ih 1844.
hence was 73 yeurs, two months
and 4 days old at the time of his
death. At 4 years of age he came
with his parents to America and
had spent most of his life in this
vicinity He is survived by his
wife and six children, four son in
the state of Idaho and a son rind
aaugnter in tne state ot floriqa
Peace to his ashes
Mrs. E. A. Jackson went to Kirks
ville Wednesday to see her son,
Dimmitt, who is the Osteopathic
hospital at that place.
Mrs. Susan Boarman is at the
Ma jo Hospital, Rochester. Minn for
medical treatment and possibly a
Mrs. E. J. Mnjor, of Kansas City
is the guest of her sisters. Mrs F. G.
AngtjVand Mr . J. F. George.
E. 0 Hallock has returned to his
home in Topeka Kansas after a few
days visit in this city.
Canadian Officer to Spea
aergt. Ma) , a. e. Lowery, oi
Toronto, Canada will 'speak at
the Opera House in this city, Mar
5th at 1 p m. Everybody invited,
especially the ladies. Don't miss j
this opportunity to get first hand
from one who has been there. Maj '
Lowery enlisted in the First BatJ'.
talion of Canadian infantry in'.
August 1914, just 4 days after the j
outbreak of the war and entered
France in February 1915. He had I
interesting experiences in thel
trenches with gas, etc, and is able
to tell it in an interesting manner.
If you wish to be posted as to what j
this war is like don't miss this op
Miss Mollie Montgomery and Cor
poral Albert Slaughter were mar
ried in Hannibal Monday, Feb, 25, ,
1918 and they returned to this city .
The bride is the daughter of Mr. )
and Mrs. Melvin Montgomeiy of
this city. The i!room is at Fort1".
Sill, Okla. and is here on a short V
Mrs Noel Barr visited
bal the first of the week.
Look up your last summers
clothes and let us fix them for you
now. L, L. Lane, Tailor.
Mr and Mrs. Lee Stuart returned
to this city Sunday after spending
a few days in Kirksvllle.
Let us do your cleaning, pressing
and repairing. We appreciate your
business. L. L. Lane, Tailor.
Mr. and Mrs. Lonley Watts, of
Brookfield have been visiting at the
home of D. G. Watts and wife.
We do the better kind of cleaning
and pressing. Call us up. Bell
phone 49. L. L. Lane, Tailor.
Miss Elsie Simms has returned
to her home in this city after a two
months visit with relatives in Kan
A splendid picture ' God's Coun
try and the Woman" at Gem The
atre matinee and night, Saturday
In a class alone is "God's Country
and the Woman." to be shown at
Gem Theatre, Saturday, March 16,
matinee and night.
Miss Laura Horn back left Tues
day for a visit in Columbia, going
from there to St. Louis to visit her
brother, Joseph Hornback and
Saturday, March 2.
One door west of Bert Bull's Store
Pies Like Mother
Used to Make