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THE MONTGOMERY TRIBUNE
VOL. XIX. NO. 13.
MONTGOMEKY CITY, MO., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1910.
i on a nun
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Personal Mention and Local
Happenings of Intereet In
and About Montgomery
Happy Now Yoar.
John Mcnofco spent Xmas ovo
Judge L. D. EIHb epout Sunday
Lake Bcntloy vieitcU friends In
Mrs. J. H. Doyle entertained a
oard party Tuesday evening Dec.
Mrs. Jordan spent Xmas in
Troy with her daughter Mrs. S. V.
Dr. Crockett and family went to
Jefferson City to spend tho
Miss Gertrude Smith of St.
Xouis spent the holidays with her
pa renin and friends in this elty.
Miss Dora Gregg of St. Luuis is
pending tho holidays here the
suesl of Anna Bell and Alice
Mrs. Lucy Norman of near this
city sold eleven Turkeys for $36.20
They were fine Birds and brought
Mrs. McCann went to Ft. Smith,
Ark., to spend Xmas with her
children, Mrs. D. C. Smith and
Mr. Asa P. McCann.
Mr. and Mrs. L.O.Culbortsonof
Bontou City came down Sunday
evonlr5 to spend the remainder of
the holidays with relatives.
Prof. Thomas Jefferson Jaekson
Sea, the famous Astronomer, is
.expected to visit home folks und
relatives in this county Boon.
Marriodat tho'Cathollo Church
Wednesday, Father Touhyf offlo
latlng, Girard Spencer to Miss
Clara Ryen. Joncsburg Journal.
Messers Hopkins and Peun,
tinners have purchased tho . build
ing now occupied by W. M.
Smith's barber shop, where they
Will open a tin shop.
N, B. Webster of High Hill wan
In the city Friday soliciting ads
for the nremium list for the Big
Poultry Show which is to be hold
Jan- ary 11 to 14, 1011.
Tho Presbyterian Congregation
gavo a pound party Monday even
ing at tho home of their Pastor,
Bev. G. B. Duff. Every one en
Joyed a very pleasant evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Linko, of
Xirkvllle, Mo. have been the
guesta ot Mrs. Linko's parents Mr;
and Mrs. Joe Blades, and other
relative in this city and county.
Ohaa. W. Gurney publisher of
the Tribune, wife and son Goorgo
spent Christmas at Cape Girardeau
the guests of Mrs. Gurney' pdr
ento Mr. and Mrs. John 0. Evans.
Suntu Claus did not forget Rev.
J. M. Bone. When ho went home
Saturday night from the Methodist
Xmas tree he found a very betuiti.
ful set of dining room ohairr, a
gift of tho congregation. ,Tht old
book says "It's more blessed to
give than receive," but Mr. BoneV
remarks of uppreclatlou at the
sermon Sunday morning load
many to believe that soriptur
does not apply in every case.
A small Function was glvon on
' Monday evening at the homo of
.Lillian Evered. Tho following
were entertain qd: Misses Francos
Knottier. Clarice Johnson, Jeaeio
Jones, Anna Ball. Jessie and
' Mary Gupton,, Clara Vogt, Beth
Ncison, Julia Hudson, Alice Muns,
Nora Gregg, Flora Baker, Dora
'Taylor, and Mr. Seymour, ,Evl
, Donaldson, Grover Weeks, Joe
Dyson, Sam Sharp, Mont Munr,
Ed; -Graves, Mr. Sohlanker,
John Miller, Eugone Holrnon,
;V pave Ball, Dlok Appling and
r Dorsett Graves, Miss Frances
(Knofler, and Mont Muns won tho
prlseB for the gueaBlug oonteat.
tWUlUg MtUUUIUI llUWUUlUg Ul
Death of JoHh Crews.
John Crows an old soldier of two
wars died at Truxton Friday Deo.
23, Ho was 88 years old.
Crews was a soldier in tho Mox
loan and tho Civil War and when
tho United States war with Spain
broke out ho offered his services,
though more than 70 years old.
The only eorvlees In tho cem
etery, where Crews had mvra'a
grave digger for many years, was
tho planting of tho Stars and
Stripes on bis grave by Colonel L.
A. Thompson, poet adjuant of
Fred RoetherPost No. 420, Depart
ment D. Missouri G- A. R.
Crows wns tho last of tho
soldiers of these wars in Montgom
cry county. He received a largo
' blind piles yield to Doan's Olut
' laeut. phronlo cases soon rellov
' red, finally oured. Druggists all
Infanticide at YVclIsrlllc
The oltizens at "ll-viim wero
thrown into a tttato of excitement
this week when tho body of n
white infant apparently about a
week old, was found m a. -well at
the home of Eliza Craig, a negros.
The body wns iu a flour Hok and
Coroner S. S. t'ox is i.i ihv opinion
tho child was dead w .n thrown in
tho well. Ad iaqii.t conducted
Tuesday and tho vrdio(. of the
corner's Jury Is that the buby
oame to itn dcatn iu a felonious
manner. There is no dcdniie clue
as to how tho child u nuo to its
death norjho idenity or it.- mother.
DEATH OF MRS. A. P. OLIVER.
Sarah Catherine Johnson, oldest
daughter off J. BV and Dorilda
Johnson, was horn in Danville,
this county, July 6, 1842, and died
at the home of her nepbefw. and
niece, Mr. and Mrs: E. M. Oliver,
five miles west of Montgomery
City, Friday evening, Dee. 23,
1910, aged Ob years1. 5 months bmi
JTi.daya. - A v -x
' Feb. 16, 1863, she was marrjed to
Y" itl t- T f 1 J - J 1 I . T ..-
she lived "happily, sharing with
him the sorrows and joys of life
until his death, which occurred
eleven years' ago, God blessed
this union with four children, one
dying in infancy. Andrew, the eld
est son, died some months after
his marriage to Miss Delia Huff
man, aged about 23 years. Two
sons, Milton al and ismrnett D
and five grandchildren, survive
her. i 1
Sister Oliver was of a ifamilv of
13 children? seven daughters and
rdx aons, six of whom two Bisjtera
and lour brothers preceded her
o tho Great Beyond. Four is-
tcrsy Mrs. Mary Whiteside of Mid
dletown, Mrsi. C. A. Gilbert of Mid-
dletown, Mrs; D. L. Cox bf Willis,
Calif., Mrsi Maggio Oliver of St.
Louis; and two brothers, William
Johncon of ,UefferBon City and
Dr. 0. W. Johnson of La Mesa, Cal
ifornia, are still living.
Mrs. Oliver in early life pro
fessed religion, united with the
Baptist church and was baptized
by the late Rev. James N. Griffin,
and ever lived an active, conse
crated Christian life. She was a
devoted Sunday school teacher
and Worker for more than 40 years.
and "was president of the Mont-,
gomery Township S. S. Association
for several years. She was an ar
dent Worker in the cause of tem
perance and ,an active member of
the Baptist church of this city.
Sister Oliver was an Invalid for
some time before her death and
suffered a great deal, but uhe pa
tiently and meekly bore her af
fl.ctions, often expressing her
gratitude to God for her good
ch'Kren, for kind relatives and
friends who so lovingly cared for
her; and for the blessed lmemories
of the hallowed associations of
the past with a kind "and devoted
husband, loving parents, broth
ers and sisters, church and pas
tors. She leaves on ih!s side of tho
dark river, besides hsr two uons,
five grandchildren, cwo brothers,
four sisters, a number of nephews
and nieces and dear friends who
will oadly miss her smiling face.
The iuneral services, in accord
ance With her request, were con
ducted by Elders R. E. McQuie and
D.'W. Graves, on Sunday, .Dec. 25,
at 11 a. m., 'Joshua 123:14 And John
14:2 being the texts selected by
Mrs. Oliver for that occasion. tAf
ter tho services, which were held
at Now Hope Baptist church, her
Tomalnn WPro laid to rest beside
her husband in tho family bury
"And I heard a voice from Heai
von saying unto me, write, blessed
are the dead which 'die in the Lord
from henceforth'; yea, salth the
Spirit, that they may rest from
their labors; and their works do
.follow them." ' R. E.'M.
WELLSVILLE POULTRY SHOW.
Tho poultry show as Wollsvlllo
Dec. 12 to 15 was ta very successful
affair. Tho Wcllavillo Star gives
tho premium awards as follows:
Mrs. W. Roberts, Auxvasse, 1st
cock, 1st hen, 1st pullet, 2d pen.
C. C. Custer, Warrenton, 2d cock.
W. A. Davidson, High Hill, first
and second cockerel, 3d pullet, 1st
Mrs. D. Porter, Vandalia, third
W. E. Huestis, Wellsville, 2d nnd
3d hen, 2d pallet, 3d pen.
F. M. BranBtottcr, Mt. Cnrmel.
1st and 2d cock; 1st, 2d and Bd
hen; 1st, 2d and 3d cockerel; 1st,
2d and 3d pullet; 1st and 2d pen.
W. A. Hintz, Wellsville, 3d hen.
E. L. Utterback, Gazette. 3d pen.
VV. V. Branstotter, Wellsville, lBt
and 3d cockerel; 1st, 2d and 3d
cock; 1st, 2d and 3d pullet; 1st,
2d and 3d hon; 1st and 3d pen.
R. Hughes, Wellsville, 2d cock
erel, 2d pen.
and 2d beat pair young Lurkeys.
Mrs. M. B. Travis, Wellsville, 1st
anu 'ia best pair.
L. H. Mueller. Wollsvlllo. 1st and
2d best pair; 1st and 2d wild geese,
1st anu m China geese.
O. E. Buchanan, Wellsville, 1st
best pair; L. H. Mueller, iWcllsvllIc,
za dosc pair.
INDIAN RUNNER DUCKS.
Roberts & Hamilton, Auxvasse,
1st best pair; Robert Gooch, Mid
dletown, 2d best pair.
A. S. Bowles, Wellsville, 1st best
Chas. Fredenberg, Wellsville, 1st
best pair; Clyde Miller, Wellsville,
2d best pair.
F. M. Bramtettcr, Mt. Carracl.
Won the $2.50 prize offered by the;
wcusvHio jiank for the highest
scoring pen in the show on his
N. B. Webster of High Hill was
awarded tho silver cup offered by
Abe Stephens, Troy, 1st and 2d i Hnm riSff of Bellf lower for the
cockerel; 1st hon, 1st pen, first 1 highest scoring cock, cockerel,
cock. I hen and pullet. Competition was
Mrs. H. P. Middleton, Vandalia, ' lbnted to1 th,B pounty.
ou KUBKuroi ; isc, anu Bd pullet,
3d hen, 2d pen.
R. E. Duffy, Wellsville, 2d hen,
3d pen, 2d cock.
T. P. Jones, Wellsville, 3d pen.
Roy V. Ellise, Wellsville, 'first
cockerel; 1st, 2d and 3d hen; 1st
liarns Maunin. Mant?nm
City 1st cock; 1st cockerel; first
hen, 1st pullet, 1st pen.
Mrs. Foster Mudd. Bellflower.
1st cockerel; 1st. 2d and Bd linn?
2d and 3d pullet; 1st pen.
w. w. lewellen, High Hill, 2d
pen, 1st pullet, 2d cockerel.
R. Gooch. Middletown. 3d cock
Fred Schmidt, Wellsville. first
cockerel; 1st pen; 2d cock; 1st pul
E. h. Utterback, Gazette. 2d and
3dlt cockerel; 1st, 2d and, 3d hen;
isc -:ocic, pen..
W. B. M. Cook, Montgomery City,
2d nd 3d pullet.
R. C. REDS.
E. C. Ooffman, High Hill, first
cock, 1st cockerel, 1st pen.
Mrs. C S. Bohrer, Bellflower,
E. B. Delamater, Wellsville, -third
cock; 1st, 2d and 3d hen.
D. C Lehnen. Wellsville, 3d cock
erel, 2d pen.
W. B. Douglass, Wellsville, 2d
cockerel, 3d, pen.
J. 8. Delamater, Wellsville, 1st
and 3d pullet. .
Mrs. Q. W. SnodgraBs, Montgom
ery City, 2d pullet.
S. C. REDS,
J. R. Knight, Montgomery City,
1st cockerel; 1st and ri,d pullet;
1st hen, l3t cock, 1st pen.
D. C. Lehnen, Wellsville, 2d cock
erel ; 3d pullet ; 3d hen ; 2d and
3d cock; 3d pen.
Sam Evans, Mexico, 3d cockerel.
E. C. Coffman, High Hill, 2d ben,
S. E. Adams, Wellsville, 2d cock
erel. Jas. Berry, Middletown, 1st cock
erel; 1st and 2d cock; 2d hen.
Geo. Obersmith, Bellflower, 3d
cockerel; 2d and 3d pullet; 2d pen.
F. C Came re r, Gazette, 1st and
3d hen, 1st pullet, 1st fen.
S. C. BROWN LEGHORNS.
N. B. Webster, High Hill, 1st, 2d
and 3d cock; 1st cockerel ; 1st and
2d hen ; 1st and 2d ipullet ; 2d and
L, H. Mueller, Wellsville, 2d cock
erel, 1st pen.
Eller Si Steele Mexico, 3d cock
erel, 3d pullet, 3d hen.
S. C. WHITE LEGHORNS. I
W, H. Turner, 1st cock, 1st cock
erel, 1st hen, 1st pullet.
Lv ,H. Mueller, Wellsville, first
cockerel; 1st and 2d pullet; 1st
Mrs. C. S. Bohrer, Bellflower, 1st
hen, 1st cockerel,
Eller Si, Steola, Mexico, lit cock
erel; 2d and 3d pullet; 1st pen.
" Mrc. .W. Roberts, Auxvasse, 1st
pullet, Bd cockerel.
W. T. Wilkerson, Mexico, first
cock; 1st cockerel; 1st pullet; 1st
hen, 1st pen.
Mrs. W. A. McMain, Wellsyille,
1st cockerel, 1st pullet.
4R. J. Gillliand, Wellsville, 1st and
2d pullet; 1st and 2d hen, '"
C. D. Reed, WeHaville, 1st and 2d
M. B. TURKEYS,
J; L. Komp, Bachelor, 1st beat
paif old turkey.
L. H. Mueller, Wellsville. 2d beat
pair' oia cursoys.
F., M. Brartstetter, Mt. CarmeUlst
"I'll never be without Dr. King'H
New Life Pills again," wrltoH
Sohlnjteck, 647 Elm St., Buffalo,
If. Y. "Tlioy cured mo of chronic
coimUpatlo-i when all others
failed." Uuequaled for Bilious
ness, Jaundice, Indigestion, Head,
ache, Chill, Malaria and Debility.
5c at Crump & fCid wl I' a.
METHODIST CHURCH NOTES.
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.
Preachuig at 11 a. m.
Subject, :"Desirable and Undesir
able Visitors," Rev. 3:20.
Junior League at 2:30 p. m.
Senior League at 0:15 p. m.
Preaching at 7 p. m. Subject,
"A Thankful Heart," Ps. 119:62.
Prayer meeting Wednesday at 7.
Quite a large audience gathered
at the church Saturday night to
enjoy tho Christmas exercises,
which cpnsisted o music, both 'vo
cal and instrumental, and recita
tions. The Christmas tree was very
artistically trimmed and lighted
with electric lights. Old Santa
Claus was very much in evidence,
to the delight of the children, and
made them a talk about Christmas,
after which he helped to distribute
the presents and the treat, which
had been so generously provided
for each member of the school.
Plans are being .prepared for a
revival ecrvice in March. The con
ference evangelist, Rev. R. P.
Campbell, with two lady singers,
is to assist in the meeting.
The official board will meet Bun
day at 4 p. m.
Tho public is cordially invited
to the services of this church.
Items of Interest Gathered From Oar
Justice W. Y. Broughall tells
the Star he received a letttr a few
days ago from John I Fulton oi
Brahdon, Colo., in whloh Mr,
Fulton said thoy and all the for
mer Wellsville people in that part
of the state were well ami happy
Two young men of pleasing ad.
dress recently "gave away"
several town lots to Montgomery
City people. A charge of 80.75
was made, howover, for each deed
and about $200 wan gathered in
Tho lots are said to bo in Fertile
City, Texas, but a quiet investiga
tlon has led sumo to believe that
they are lu the air. Several in
Wellsville were also "given" town
The Wellflvillo High.Schoolnow
boants of more approved work
than any other high school in
Montgomery county. Under Supt
R. V. EHIho this school has made
vaft improvement. Ono annual
feature is a declamatory contest
by representatives of the different
classes. At the ono recently held,
the bonoru were won by Clay
Hudtton, a sophomre, with a
A Good Position.
Can be had by ambitious young
men and ladieo in the flold of
"Wireless" or Railway telegraph
Sinoe the eight hour law became
effective, and slnoa the Wireless
companlos are establishing sta
tions throughout the country there
is a groat shortage of telegraphers
Positions pay beginners from 370
to $90 per month, with good chance
of advancement. The National
Telegraph Institute operates bIx
official institutes in America,
under supervision of R. R. and
Wireless Officials and places all
graduates into positions.
It will pay you to write them for
full detuilrf at Dayeuport, Iowa,
Cinolnnuti, O., Portland, Ore., or
RAPT1ST CHURCH. ,
Services next Sunday as fol
lows: Sabbath ochobl at 9:30 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. Subject,
Young People's meeting at 6:15
Preaching at 7 p. m. Subject,
"The Abundant Life."
The pastor desires to- see many
of the members at theso services
who havg not yot attended during
the present pastorate. Visitors
and friends cordially welcomed.
The monthly business meeting
of the church will beheld on Sat
urday afternoon next, commenc
ing at 2:30 p. m. Seme important
business, which cpneerns all of
the membership, is to be discussed.
As many as possible are urged to
be present. As this is the last bus
inesis meeting of the church year,
'all .members who are behind In
their yearly pledges1 are kindly re--quested
to band the same to' tho
treasurer not later than Friday,
that' iWe may be able tot cloa. th-a
iycarwtthouc a deficit. T v
Rev. Bromley, - who has been
conducting a meeting at the M. E.
Church. South, returned to hiB
homo in Georgetown, 111, Monday.
The rneeting is now in the hands
of Rev. May an will be continued
ioj anotner week. There were.
seven Additions to the curch.
Everyone is invited to ditend.
OnlDocember 13, 1910,. a births
day dinner was given in honor of
grandma Custman's 78th birth
day at the homo of her daughter,
Mrs, J. Ho&ton. All of her child
ren were present, the following:
J. A. Cushmanl of Parsons, Kans,
Mrs. Alice Utterback of Gazette, J.
W. Cushman of Walnut Grove
neighborhood and Mrs. J. I.
Middletown has had the appear
ance of a regular corn center the
past woek. About twelve wagons
hauling 'on an average of fifty
bushels of oorn have passed
through here daily. We are fol
lowing the names ol gentlemen
west of town who have sold corn
to men in this community. Wm.
Chandler to Ben Strank, 800 bu;
Chas, Vogt to Chas Butler 60 bu;
Ralph House to Lcverett Bros.
300 bu. Mr. Butler has also con
tracted for 400 bushels of corn
from A. T. Lansing, to be de
livered in the near future.
W. L. Bean and wife and child
ren of Prosser, Wash, are here on
a two weeks visit to relatives west
of town. He says that corn cobs
sell fortwo cents an inch out there
and coal, for 45 cents per bushel.
He. gave us the following informa
tion about that country : Wheu he
left there a snow had just fallen to
to the depth of eight inches; snow
usually falls to the depth of five
feet in November and stays on
the ground until April. There is
scarcely any sioknosa in- that
region. The mercury gets dotfh
to 82 degrees below zero. A flue
wheat country, practically no
other grain grown; and lastly,
they have about ten days of wam
weather, and that Is during
Wollsvlllo Optic-News. ,
Theo. Berwanger died at his
home In this city last Friday agod
W. J. MoWhirt has filed suit in
the Audrain county circuit court
against the Chicago & Alton R. R.
Company for $25,000. MoWhirt;
was struck by a train at Vandalia
last May and lost a limb.
Jaok Phelps, waa shaking hands
with his many friends Wednes
day. Ho dame in from Nebraska
Tuesday night. He left here'ia.fc
March, but like all aensiblapaople
who leave here came back.
from Honry Nebraska' lr Tu cu
flay night to spend Xrnasr with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Olarl;
son of the place. Jack says every
thing is prosperous out west.
Kw Florence Leader,
Born to Mack Coleman and wife
Saturday December J17 a line boy.
Nevton Auhuchon is moving to
tho Dyson farm near
burg this week.
Justice Burgess and Lee Powell
have pulled a couple of opticians
the past week for selling goods In
the county without a liconse.
Earl Powell will come in from
Old Monroe tomorrow to spend a
few days with homefolks'. Ear) has
a good position und likes his work.
Roger Hatchert who has been in
New Mexico the past few years
oame in Monday morning on a.
visit to his mother and inter, Mrs.
H. O. Hopkins and A)ra. Robt.
Irons. He will remain until after
When John Knox awakened
Mondoy morning1 he saw h light
shining under the dour in anotner
room and on investigation the
floor wad found to he on Hie. caus
ed by a log rolling out of the fire
place. It was put oui before any
damage was dono but it was a
close call. Hale was sleeping in
the room but it takes more than a
little fire to wake him when ho is
Margaret Lackland is visiting
her relatives near Mexico. -
ST. LOUIS MARKET.
National Stock Yards, 111., Dec.
.Cattle receipts 4000. Steers
selling under $5.60 fully steady
with yesterday, but anythinzKood
enough to command above .hat
figure 10c lower. Nothing cho ce
here. Top $6.35. Butcher stuff
Hog receipts- i000. The market
opened ;5c to 10c higher; closed
with part of the advance lost. Top
3.10; bulk of all the hogs C$7.90
to $3.05; good pigs $7.90 to 65.00.
Sheep ana Iamb receipts 3,000.
Market 10c to 15c higher. Top for
Colorado lambs $6.b0; top westerns
$6.40 ; top native lamhs $655, year
lings up to $5.25. Western sheep
$455 ; native sheep, $4.
Nat'l.Live Stock Com. Co.
Koilce Is hereby given I'r. Letters of
Administration on the estnu. n( Louisa Stuck
deceased, we granted to tbo undersigned by.
tho Probate Court t'f Montgomery County,
Mo., at Moutcomery City, Mo., on the 5th day
of December, 1910.
All persons havlnj? pUlms ar-Jnst said
estate aro required tu exhibit tho s;.me to the
underslcued for &1107UDCO within one year
after tho date of suld letter, ur they my be
precluded frort any bout lit of sn Id estate ;
and If such claims bs not exhibited within
two years from tho nitoufthU publication
thuy will be f orevw Uirivi.
AU-urt Stuck, admr. estate of
(FsU Inst Dec. vth mtU
Judge and Mrs. H. C. iBauer cele
brated their 25th wedding anni
versary last Tuesday, Dec. 27fl910.
About fifty guests were present
to participate in the joyous occasion.
At one o'clock the bride and
groom oi 25 years marched into
the parlor in response to n beau
tiful wedding march played by
their daughter, Miss Clara. This
was Immediately followed by a
congratulatory address by Prof.
W. P. Hupe, ,a poem in German oy
Mr. Rock, and vocal solos oy Miss
Virginia Bauer and Miss Blanche
At two o'clock the guests re
paired to the dining room where
a most tempting dinner had been
The bride and groom certainly
anneared their best and seemed
as young and happy as on their
first wedding day. They were the
recipients- of many fine silver
The occasion was a very pleas
ant one and all very greatly; en-
Joyed it and appreciated tho hon
or of attending tho sClver wedding
of these excellent people.
Their many zriends trust that
they may live to enjoy many more
such happy anniversaries,
Clarence -W, Poo. of Martlnsburg
and Miss Ethel F. Hampton of
Hampton of Benton City were
united in the holy bonds of mat
rimony athe home of the bride'
brother in this elty last 'Saturday,
Dec. 24, Rev. Percy G. Carter offi
ciating. Tlie aappy couple left
Monday to - spend. ,thir .honey-
' . . -ill
(5 . "it