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Victor Hugo Dresciiar. Good For "Buddy."
Gloom was cast ovpr the entire
community Sunday afternoon when
the sad news was spread that Vic
tor Drescher. 18 years o!d had
passed away at his home in this
city. Death was caused by typhoid
fever from which he had suffered
for about ten days.
Victor Hugo Drescher. the young
est son of Mr. and Mrs. N A.
Drescher. was barn June 17, 1900
in Marion County. The family lat
er removed to this city where Vic
tor has spent practically his entire
life. He was a member of the
Junior class of the Monroe City high
school and was well liked and loved
by all his fellow students.
Seldom has there been a death
which has brought as general sor
row to the community. Beiny so
young his death seems most un
timely. Few boy's had a larger
circle of friends as was attested by
I he numerous irquiries regarding
hia condition during his short ill
ness. Besides his heart broken
parents,- lie leaves two brothers.
Edward Drescher in training camp
at Seattle. Washington and Jewell
Drescher and one 6ister. Miss Helen
Drescher at home.
Funeral services were held Tues
day nf ernoon at 3 o'clock fcom
Holy Rosary Church, conducted by
Rev. Fr. John Ran.
James M. Moore.
The remains of James M. Moore
vho died at Albuquerque, N. M.t
Wednesday, Sept. 20. 1918, were
brought to this city Sunday after
noon from Hale, Mo, his former
home. Death was due to tuber
culosis Funeral services were held
at-the Methodist Church Sunday
afternoon at 2:30 conducted by Rov.
H C. Bolen. Interment in St. Judy's
cemetery. He was born Feb. 19,
1884. near Hale, in Livingston C ,
Mo., and was therefore 34 years. 7
months and 7 days of age. He was
united in marringe to Miss Margaret
Jones, of near this city May 25,
1908, who has been his faithful and
devoted wife until the day of his
dea'h. When 20 years of age he
united with M E. Church. South to
which he remained a consistent and
influential member until his death.
He leaves to mourn his untimely
death his faithful and devcted wife,
his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.
H. F. Moore and two sisters, Mrs.
H. C. Bedwell and Miss Maude
Moore, all of Hale, Mo, and many
other distant relatives and a world
of true frienda.
A communication from Fulton to
the Democrat Tuesday contained
j "Fultou people who place their
faith in the famous Westminster
College Blue Jay football team, year
after year, are pinning their hope
on Robert Hawkins, of Monroe City,
son of Mark Hawkins, who has
joined the blue hosed squad and
who already has borne out the
early predictions that he is a foot
ball player of class.
"Football devotees at Westmins
ter are taken a special interest in
the Monroe County boy, because
his father is a member of the board
nf managers of the Missouri School
for Deaf in this city and during hi3
numerous visits here has formed
many warm friends
"Hawkins is among the young re
cruits who will be domiciled at one
of the fraternity house, which have
been turned over to the government
as barracks nnd will be given his
meals at the college dormitory,
which is to be used as the mess hall.
The above is no'surprise to people
here who knov that "Buddy" as he
is fnmiliary known here," always
make good at nnything he under
takes football, basketball, marbles,
and is especially qualified to look
after trained nurses should the oc
casion demand-but we must not tell
Announcement of the approach
ing marriage of Miss Mildred jBuell,
of this city, and Mr. Cecil Alan
Evans, of Chicago, was made by the
bride-to be at her home in this city
last Thursday afternoon September
26. to fifteen of her girl friends.
The wedding will take place in this
city Saturday, October 12. at the
Christian Church at 12 o'clock noon.
A general invitation to the friends
of the contracting parties will be ex
tended as no invitations will be is
sued. The bride to be is the only
daughter, of Mrs. Vesper Buell, of
this city and is one of Monroe City's
best known young ladies, having a
wide circle of friends and having
taken an active part in ' the social
life here the past several years.
Mr. Evans is assistant manager of
of the Fort Dearborn National Bank,
.Chicago, at which place they will
make their home.
Mrs. Ray E Yowell, came to this
city Saturday night from Kansas
City to visit her mother, Mrs. W.
W. Longmire Mrs. Yowell is just
recovering from a recent operation
which she underwent in a hospital
in Kansas City about two weeks
ago. She is getting along nicely.
Dr. W. T. Rutledge attended- a
meeting of the Program Committee
of the N E Missouri Dental Asso
ciation in Q itncy, Friday.
The formal opening of Monroe
City free Carnegie Library was held
Thursday afternaon and evening.
Toe library looked beautiful in its
decorations of Autumn foliage
Punch was served by Misses
Lucile Hord and Nana Hume.
Mrs. D. R. Davenport, Chairman
of the committee had charge of
the opening with Mrs. W. T. Rut
ledge and Miss . EUa Gentry the
other members. Miss Fay Delaney
is. librarian and books may now be
taken out by complying with the
rules and regulations.
The people of Monroe City and
community should be very proud of
its free library. It is made of Grey
Roman brick. Oae side of the room
being the adults reading room and
on the other side toe childrens
reading room Book cases are
ranged along the walls of these
rooms and a larg: number of books
are already on the shelves and more
are to be added from time to time.
Among these books is a complete
set of Woodrow Wilson's History of
the American People in ten vol
umes. These were presented to the
library by M. B Proctor.
The floors of the rooms are cov
ered with cork carpet to eliminate
sound. The wood work is all of oak
with a grey finish. The basement
contains a lecture room on the
north with an outside entrance
from the north as well as one
from the floor above. On this
8 line floor is located the library
storage room, coal room, boiler
raom, eta The building was de
signed by H. W. Underbill,. Co.,
Architects of Kansas City.
Mrs. T. E. Hardesty and daughter,
Davylee returned to their home in
Hannibal after a visit with her
mother, Mrs. Maddox. She has also
been visiting friends in Shelbina.
Mr. and Mrs. Hardesty arid daughter,
who have been living at Salisbury
where Mr. Hardesty held a position
with an Insurance Co, has resigned
his place there to accept a position
as salesman in Richards Clothing
Store in Hannibal.
The P. E. O's. held their first fall
meeting at the home of Mrs J. N
Southern, Saturday, September 28.
After the regular meeting a splen
did program which 'Mrs. D R
Davenport. Mrs. Jasper Henderson
and Mrs. N. B. Barr had arranged
was much enjoyed by the large
THE AT to
MATINEE AND NIGHT
The Beast of Berlin
NOT A DRAMA OF THE BLOODY BATTLEFIELD
But a dynamic, f mashing, tremendous classic that strips naked
the soul of this appalling savage who plunged a peaceful world into
the most horrible conflict of all times in his lustful, ambitious at
tempt to win for for himself a place in the sun.
5000 PEOPLE! 8000 FT. FIL.V3!
The Kaiser ill His Bunch o( "Yellow
Dofs" who Invaded Bclpi mi! ffflite
A Tear, a Prayer, a Thrillin Every Scene!
The invasion of Belgium, the outrages committed against the un
offensive people, the burning and plundering of Louvain, the incidents-leading
up to the destruction of the Lusitania, and Ambas
sador Gerard's heated argument with the Kaiser, are but a few of
the stirring and amazing scenes in this remarkable production.
The German's Mr) pi
Most Astounding and Inspiring Spectacle!
See with your own eyes what this beast has done seduced Rus
sia, ravished Belgium, strangled Serbia, murdered innocent wo
men and children in Paris, destroyed the peace of the world. See
the yellow dog of Europe who set the world afire. See the Kul
tured arch-fiend who murdered babies. See the mouthpiece of
heaven who raped Belgium. See all this and you will learn what
America and the civilized world is fighting for.
BUY LIBERTY BONDS!
and furnish shells for our boys who are now bom
barding Metz preparatory to a march to Berlin!
SYNOPSIS Did you know that the kaiser wears many brace
lets and feminine rings? That he has 360 full dress uniforms?
That he was twice a king, twice a -grand duke. 18 times a duke,
twice a prince, nine times a count, besides being a Bishop?
To miss seeing this picture is to miss the most wonderful oppor
tunity to see as he really is the personality of this arch enemy
of mankind, "THE BEAST OF BERLIN!"
....REMEMBER THE DATE....
TUESDAY, OCTOBER .8
Matlneo 2:30; Night Show 7.
Admissions, 25c and 35c