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THE MONTGOMERY TRIBUNE.
VOL, IX. MONTGOMERY CITY, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, lOOO. NO. 11. DEATH 0I! U. J. HIHUERT. Benjamin J. Illbbert Pound Dead In Ilia Room Yesterday. Benjamin F. Hlbbnrd, n swltch mnn, Xi years old, committed sul clilo between 11 o'olock Snturdny night mid 3 o'clock yesterday Audrain's must successful farmers, afternoon In a room at tho Windsor ! who Is well known In Montgomery hotel on sixth street. When his body wns discovered nt 3 o'clock clenched In tils right hand was nil empty bottlo labeled morphine. Illbbard hnd been rooming nt tho hot.' (or several months, mid (or tho past two months ho had been comptnfnlug of feeling HI. lie suffered conslderablo pain during tho past month and used morphine to alleviate his sufferings. About 0 o'clock Saturday night ho retired apparently In good spirits. About 1 o'clock yesterday after noon 'in chambermaid wont totho room occupied by Illbbard (or hu purpose o( cleaning it. She knock ed on the door but receiving no response, left, nnd started on her other duties. At U o'clock ho again wont to tho room nnd re ceived no responses to her raps sho repo-fed tho matter to tho clerk. He went to tho room but repented knocking (ailed to bring an an swer. Then n Indder was procured and James Mo.ore, a bell boy, climbed to tho transom. Ho saw Hibbnnl lying on tho bed, appar ently asleep nnd called to him but rccloved no response. Then ho climbed th.ough tho transom and golng-to tho bed (ound that Wo, burd was dead. Tho body was removed to tho morgue. Illbbard left nothing which would glvo n clow to the cnuso of his act. Mon day's Globe-Democrat. Tho rcmnlns of 11. J. Illbbert were brought to this city and taken to -tho homo of his father, Joseph Illbbert, Monday evening. Tues day morning nt 10 o'clock tho funeral services were conducted nt tho houso by Itov. Graves, after . whlchjhq remains, . wcro laid . to "rest In tho city cemetery. By thoso who know Mr. Illbbert It Is hardly thought probnblo that ho took tho drug with sulcldo In tent, but bellevo that ho simply took an overdose. to alclvo pnin. The Closing of the Century. This Is tho lat week of tho cen tury, n contury reveling In tho be nign kindness and mercy of Ood full of tho products of tno energy of brains of man. When wo think of tho wonderful progress of tho 10th century It is impossible (or us to nnticipnto tho climax o( tho 20th Ceutury. Tun elosing'yeur of tho contury lb tho grandest of them all. Its In fluence will be for reaching in guid ing tho dealing of tho greatest na tion on tho globe. May- tho Ood of our Fathers guldo tho workmen on tho Ship Stnto so that they will uuuu wisely nnd well nnd thoroby insure to our posterity tho immeasurable bless lngs wo have bo long enjoyed. As tho stroke of twclvo drnws near wo doslro to thank most cor dially thoso y have been with us and encKKgcd us In tho pro yress of our labors hero. From tho Bfc,Uie paper was enlarged words of encouragement commenced to como in oven moro nnd stronger now than at first. Our subscription list grows larg or day by day. '"Tno futuro takes on a roscnto huo for Tho Trlbuno Is hero to stay. Wo aro making the pnper better ovory day. Our readers nro Invit ed to visit our oftlco nnd seo how busy wo nre. With gratified hearts for many favors received wo pray that tho futuro may have even moro In storo for you.than'tho-past. J. Q. Crano of Williamsburg, wns on our streets Friday. Mrs. A. B. Lall camo up Sunday nnd will romaln hero visiting her parents, John Ham andwifo. Mr. Mlddlcknmp of Bolloflowcr, wns on our stroets Saturday. John W. Davis nnd wife, of Bcllflowor, camo In Snturdayto spend Xmas with tho latter's par cats, A. C. Logon nud wife. I. J. SIMS DEAD. They had been friinds at college, One of A Sad Story of a Prominent Audrain, thcllt WHS Working his Way, teaching (lining Parmer. j vacations 1111(1 doilltr wairu hvinirinir work in Tho following Is taken from tho mI,Ht!o1 , hUh ,,,.; , , , Mexico Intelligencer relntivo to ,. . . " tho denth of Mr. I. J. Sims, one of J he "other liinl apparently unlimited rcsourse was the hoii oi a iinil(iiiiillioii;iirc-:iii(l spent enough on trifle each year to have paid the first man's expellees.. But both wero Ameri cans and became the warmest of friends. That was a quarter of a century ago, 'While they have met since, their liven have been a long different lines. Tho son of the Croesus tcrduy, puld liis tuxes, cnatted, Has met with reveisos and is to-day omploy chcurfuily with his friends, bought ed at 11 salarv in n lurim iiict-o.-iiittlit li.mai. n bottlo of morphine, returned to ,,.:. ... i ii.,ti . i r 1 l. , , . ... , 1 . , earning loss annual y I an o formerly snout li s beautiful country homo near , v t .... "vj om. mommy extravagantly. The young man who worked his way throijgh college has.profitod by the lessons ot thrift and economy learned in those early days and is now one of tho wealthly men of the city. They met yestcr- fhosowho know him best, wuro, day on equal terms, at the door of a poor family whom both had known in better days. There was tho same hearty handclasp, the same affectionate grouting, that marked their relations in the collet;!) days. It was an illtis- itr'itimi nf tin. f.w.f- f K .i ,i',,.ilfli (Vint.... .... months nnd was recently unable to j sleep wellat night. Ilo had talked 1 1,1 America partieularyly Christmas tune ; the to his wifo last Monday night! spirit of the holiday crowns rich and poor n- about taking morphine that ho like, all are eciual when following the in- C3 I cepts and doing tho work of him who brought Mr. I. J. Sims, one of Audrain coounty's mos successful farmers and stock raisers, nud for many years a promlncntllghtin the Pop ulist party in this part of Missouri, is dead. I "Mr. Sims camo to Mexico yes- Thompson Station, retired about H o'clock to tho upper south room, took a dose uf tho poisonous drug and died tbout 0:30 tills morning. " Whether ho took tho (Irug pur posely to ond his life Is not known acquainted with his strong charuc tcristtcs, nro Inclined to the opin ion that ho took tho drug timply that ho might rest easily. It Is an undisputed fact that ho had been 111 moro or .less (or thu last three Protracted Meeting. Tho members of tho Christian churcli of Montgomery City. Mo., will bold n series of meetings, beginning Sunday, December .'10, 11)00, and continuing indefinitely, Tlioir pastor, Elder J. II. Uryan will preacli. The sermons and addresses for tbo 11 rot week are as follows : DKCBMIIKlt. With, Sunday a. m. Prepare Ye the "Way of -J , tlie Lord. " Sunday night, The Heart's Desire. Hist, Monday night, A Mother'8 Mooting, JANUAltY, 1st,' Tuesday night, What is the' Church For? 2nd, "Wednesday night, The Woman, She Did It. lid, Thursday night, The .Journey of Life. 1th, Friday night, Why am I a Protestant'; oth. Saturday nijrht. Difference Montgomery and Heaven. All are codially invjjed. might get better runt, nud It is her theory thnt, not knowing how to ndmlnlstcr tho drug, ho simply took too much." to men tho message of good will. c.i:vi:i.ANn, o., December 2o. Senator Hanna was informed to-day of a statement that there was a powerful lobby in favor of the subsidizing of America shipping at the Philadelphia convention. He saia there v'as no lobby at the Philadelphia convention. lie added : "Tho subsidy bill is a good measure. There is no desire to force it through Con gress. AVe want it to go through on iis mer- Doath of Thomas Korwin. Thomas Korwin, a son o( Xed Kern in and wlfo, died nt Albu querque, Now Mexico, Wednesday Dec. lijth, of consumption. Young ICerwln had been In Now Mexico about three months, prior to which tlmo ho had been under treatment in St. Louis. His sister died of consumption about one month nirn. nnd it was renortcd t1...r (lint Tnm nrutlil nnf lllrn liU It llMtt Imitll !1 1 U (111 A Oil f flill i m .iu rPlw. much longcr.-Hls renins Wichil?-, this place lust Sunday afternoon ;f f .,....;' i. lm..1Hm,. ,.,.,1 it Ilov. Father . " , , . . . " . ' . I viewed was made a plank in tno at. Louis piatlorm nnd wero taken to Grosso's where they by his father, mother nnd other'and the Philadelphia platform. Tho details relatives. Tho burial ceremonies;.,, c.ft to congress to work out." wero conducted by Father Grosso at tho church, after which the re- ' mains wero laid to rest in tho If anyone who is a member of one of Cathollo cemetery. Mr, nnd Nrs Kcrwln deslro to thnnk their friends who kindly ns slsrcd nt tho their son. Knox District. Christmas has como but with llttlo prospect for snow nnd jing ling of sleigh bells. Mr. Itobert Browcr and family, Mr. Duko l'nto and family atlcnd cn tho Oyster Supper nt Danville, Thurs day night. Olio Knox, who Is attending our evangelical churches believes that card playing, moderate drinking, attendance upon funeral services of ' balls and dancing is not death to Christain piety and church attendance, ho need not go far to secure the proof that his belief is wrong. The ministry is about if not quite as strong.as it over was, but the number of empty pews is far greater now, in most of our churches than over before. Odleers and ministers in our churches seem to bo, to a large extent afraid or else powerless to rid the church of. Christ hf this "dead body" school at Sodalla, camo homo to U,nt i,.,s fa8teked itself upon tho very vitals j m ! ... ...u. 1,1., ..,tl,.- 1 J spend Christmas with his mother, Llttlo Miss KvungelinoAsbaugh, who has been visiting in St. Louis, tho past threo weeks weeks, return ed homo Saturday. Mr. Taylor Poto was Iri Mont gomery, Thursday. Our school dismissed Friday un til Mondny December 31st. Miss Cora Moorchcad, of Mont gomery City, camo down Thursday and visited Mrs. Cunningham un til Saturday. Mr. Miles Johnson Is digging n well on his place. Mr, Hlchards and nlcco, Miss Sarah Gregory, passed hero. Wed' ncsday on tholr way to Now Flor enco. Miss Blunche D. Baskctt went up homo Friday, to visit her par ents and spend Xmas. Tho Montgomery High School Foot Ball Team went up nnd piny jd tho Centrnlla Team Xmns day whltch resulted In 32 to nothing in favor of tho Centrnlla boys. Honsloy Bro's, Inst week bought 0 head of good mules lorn Whito & Sturgeon. Prlco not learned Walter Hogsott of Gamma bought a cholco 'span of mules from tho'HonsloyBros.,of this city last Monday, of the sanctuary of God on earth. If tho Republican party desires to win in 15)02, it should do all in its power to ex tend tbo circulation of Republican county wipers. Tho Titinu.vi: has enlarged to meet the demands of its renders, and now we would like to have every reader try to get us one more cash subscriber for 1901. Remem ber this paper gives tho news from practical ly every town and neighborhood in the coun ty, aim when you pay one uonar lor tne Tmiiunk you get all the news nil tho time. Tho candidacy of Frank James for thopo sition of doorkeeper of the Missouri houso of representatives dosen't strike tho Carthago Press at ajl favorably. "It would bo just like tho gang who ushally hang around tho state capital as tho alleged representatives of tho people", gowls the Press, "to elect .lames to this position. It will bo a disgrace to the state if they do," AYould the peoph of Montgomery couiv ty put a man on tho police forco who had miiHi been accused of robbm" a-house? Seo (J y V ' tholatest'dovolopinentii, under tliui now. police law of St. Louis. ' Retween A OR EAT MODERN NEWSPAPER. When all that portion of the United" Stales west of the Missouri and Kaw rivers was u trarjkless wilderness, nearly half a century a go, the first issues of the world's greatest newspapers appeared. St. Louis which was then a more overgrown town on the western frontier of civilization, has developed into a great commercial metropolis, and that great modern newsgatherer, the St. Louis (Jlobe Democrat, has kept pacts with tho progress of its city and scetipn. It has been, from its first issue to the present time, tho children's tutor, the youth's counselor, the woman's companion, tho farmer' instructor, and friend Its Circulation extends to every state and ter- Xmas With the Churches. Monday eve, nearly nil tho churches In Montgomery Kayo Christmas candles, ornngci', ban nnns, etc to thn S. S. childron mid n general linpjpy lime wa.i experi enced by Ioth old and young. At tho First I'rcsbvtcrlan churcli tho distribution of Christmas gift was under tho niporvi.,ioii ,( Col. Warner Lewis and Mrs. I. C. Up- tegrovo assisted by Miss Kclllo Powell, Herman Willi nnd Walter Ball. Mrs. L'nteLTovc had chr.rco of tlw literary program which was good considering that it was rot ten up in so short notlco. Tho Ourlstmas Carroll by n class of IltUsirIs led by llttlo Miss .Mil dred Scott in a Ivxiutiful solo which sho sang very sweetly. Lit tle Misses Scott urid Crnn- dnll rendered interesting recita tion iW did Ml - Crandall. Tho solo by Miss Knoefier was most appropriate and well sung. Tho entire school then by a ris vote extended their thanks to Miss Loniso Atwood who provided the Xmnstrcnt (or the Sunday School. niter which nil wont homo nnd bnng their et(icl:fhgs up (or Santa Claus to Jill with toys and candles. AT V. V- C1IUUCK. A treat was given tho Sunday school. A small tree wns erected nnd beautKully decorated and il luminated with wax candles. San ta Claus, having tho mlsfonuno of upsetting his sleigh oil tho road nnd was delayed nwhilo, but "to r Uncle Fuller"-got there JUst tho same, nnd In time tool-tribute tho candles, uuM and oranges nmong the children. Owing t tho unavoidable nbsonccof the pastor nnd Superintendent, thcro' wna no literary -program reliiderecf. Tho house was well filled, und 'nil en joyed the occasion. CHRISTIA'S Besides thu usualjrcat of oranges, u 1 1 -11 1 1 lore 1 rcndcfTidflnd eiefelltf iloJlieTTo atuitcn. ritorv 111 the union, th Cmh:i.1i i'iwV: hd to' evei:v nirt "of tlieTvorld where . . . . . .... . ffninh thn (milliM i nfrrifriri- flu. are readei-s ot tlie Jin-nlsii fanruau. it , " , , . , , . , i , , . , . ruirm ox innsi. ino uecorauon OUgllttO 1)0 III your Home (Hiring llio coming consisted of a manger nnd hay year, per. See advertisement elscwhrc in'this SANKEV'S FORTHCOMINa BOOK. Ira D. Sankey has returned to this coun try to devote his time to a book to be called "The Story of the Hymns." lie has been nine years collecting material for it. "I propose to make a tour of tho country," said Mr. Sankey, on his arrival from Eng land one day last week. "I want to discover if snnicient interest can be gotten for a new trainining school of gospel singers which I have in view. I want to get men who can sing church music successfully, and after I locate them, to establish headquarters in Xew York. Colored School Entertainment A number of old people will hold a Tench- era' Institute at tho opera house, Friday ev ening, Dec. 2Sth. This promises to be a very interesting and amusing entertainment. Papers dealing with educational subjects will be read and discussed. There will be plenty of good music. AH are- cordially. invited to attend. Admission, reserved seats, 20c. General admission, 15 cents. Young Cudahay's papa will doubtless keep better tab on his luckless son in future. Tho best way to keep children from getting Kidnapped is to mrke homo so pleasant they won't want to leuvo it or if they do want to leave have tho door securely,, lo.cked. Of course we know tho young man was sont on an errond but it might haw happen ed oven if he had bceh out on a lark. In spite of his screams, a Missouri maiden of thirty summers dragged n 19-year-old lad over iuto Brown county tho other day mid married him. A local, liaper speaks of it ns an elopement, -though euchta" earless .Jjojn poundiug witiiAljduftUoiV'is riot ,t'o--bo,np-- proved. i -- - rack, and above them 'a largo star. Tho songs, recitations nnd concert eicrcl1teo',werb at"hpprop:Iato the occasion. WORLEY-BOROEAUX. Nat Worloy nnd Miss Hose Bordeaux -wore married at tho homo of tho .bride's mother, Mrs. M. A. Bordeaux, in Now Florence, Tuesday Dec. 25, at seven o'clock p. m, Itev. James Bell of ' ilont gomery'Clty, performed the .'cere mony. Quito a number of relatives and friends of both ' parties' wero pre sent to witness tho happy event. A number af .nlcq, .presents were received.. . , After tho ceremony, the bride and groom ,le(t fot-tho homo ot the groom rjear . , Nw, Florence, where they will go.tp houso keep ing at once, . . Tho happy couplo start put with tho hearty congratulations of a wide circle ot, friends. Tho brido had been employed In tho Tribune onlce since last Aug ust and was a-most valuable and worthy compositor, Tho TniUUNE extends hearty congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Worloy. We nro glad to know that the closing uays oi mo jMnciecuiu Century nnd tho closing days of tho Twentieth Century witness the United States under Republican rulo. It means that tho; United States will still stand triumphant among tho nations of tho earth. Mr. J. C. Lowls, ofthoJ.CLowls SI Plunkord Co., is a Phenomenal Whistler, and his whistling spec ialty is rcciovod with wonder and admiration. Ho does not uso hU i fingers to whistle, which makes his whistling more wonderful. 1 Tho consensus of opinion nmong v our merchants Is that their tall business has been heavier than It hus been for years, nud somo poa- pie tolls us there la no money lrf the country. 1 ' Wpn'dcr'whnt tho Missouri logls . Uturo vlllvdq .(or, ho so called de-. cailent counties. ' I