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VOL. 11 MOXUOE CITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1890
Report of M mroe OUy
lic Sch.nl for the mouth euding
Jan. 27, IM99.
ROLL OP HONOR.
High School. Rosa Smith,
Lucille Bell, Grace Turner,
Catherine D m! well, li y Mel-
Tiie Dis ast?Qis Fire.
VVhitecotton and Economy.
Tht UMMDbar from Monro." I fifed thi?
Stat lldtttf Uy mtttnif through n
raaolutlua making tho i;vy A eon , At 11:08 Monday night the
mitt M olurki ditto from the ora-anUs Am i.ll eii:it.-i....i tha -it;...,,w
of Monroe from the afmi of
morphoua and tiurrled them to
lion uf the mil. inst. lid "f from
MM (N'lfanUtalioM of the Hons.'. II
believes tin' little leaks an well M th
! Iiy PBtil biioulcl ho .shut olf.
very Blight. The Postmaster of Monroe City will always feel
I moved everything out, and in
' again, and did not lose ;i piece
of mail or a penny. The John
j sou Loan Co. and D. R. Da ven-(department and engine were
port moved everything in their already to load, when she was
gratefi 1 to that burg for her
hearty and prompt reply to
I their first cry of distress, Her
the scene of the most disastrou
The above clipping occurred conflagration th
son, Ethel Roberts, Ellen Walk-1 in the items 'furnished the
Mercury from Jefferson City.
The correspondent seems to
have overlooked some very
(ira-J.- 7. Eugene Bell, LIUie important news notes. We will
niviof. Diith Rmwn mits'ihoth ladd a few that the aforesaid
Grade 8. Ruth Hawkins, Co
sie Bortorff, Pearl Bohrer.
correspondent seems to have
offices at little l--s. The mil
linery stock of Mi:-.-. ISvaus was
city has ever moved by friends (she being in
in Illinois) and replaced. The
The lire originated and was
discovered by J. A. Hickman,
on the second floor of the Mc
Party block, in a room which
effects of the Misses Nevens
were taken out of the building
while Dr. P. S. Turner and wife
fairly scampered with his office
Geotte, .Jim Kent, Walter Mey
er, Jessie Moss, Qui die Roberts
Grade 5. Llda Lane. Rebecca
u;,i,,- Tandv :,-. rv. ' tiu"" providiug for the printing
. " .i n , of SOU copies of every bill Intro
T , . iduced, uud toereoy eutailiug an
ware, Bugeue Brown, J. D. Mel c ... . ,
' " , . . extra exneuse of from D to 20
son, .John Jayne, Lena Jayne, . J .
Harry SI ream Mar' Wads wort it,
Lola Walker. Lillian Metfutt.
Grade 3. Elma Smith, Ada
liride 2. Ellis Brown. Katie
Bruce, Sa villa Haw kills, Ray
Hand ley, Nina Megowu, Cleo
Patton, Calisty Tooley.
thousand dollars upon the tax
payers of the state, whom he so
loves to defend.
Tile member from Monroe in-
wired "danger past.'" Hen
Night Watchman, .Toe A
Hickman, deserves special men
tion because he lias proven his
title to the Lynx' eyed watch
man by saving the business por
tion of the city from being de
iy lire twice in H
Here is to .Joe and his
advancement, because we think
him worth v.
Tc Ouc Patrons.
was occupied by the L. T. Bell fixtures, etc. The Hello Central Utroved
Clothing House. The engine was badly torn up in the hurried J inog
and lire laddies were soon on ! move, but was ready for duty
trom Mouroejtlie ground read ,-, willing, but j by 0 p. m. Friends took charge
Nettle Gordeo, John 8UPl,orteu UlL' 8late we80""' unable to fight the Are which I of Miss Belle Johnson's Art
I.;..,.'..-.,-,..,. I 1 .,, . . , . -. . mi . m .
was rapidly naming Headway. HtualO ana lairlv made nega
account of intense cold. They tives. pictures, etc. iinifie. The
did all that mortal man could minor losses will probably foot Several hundred people owe
do. The vast volume of smoke up $500. including the Electric the Democrat from $1.00 to
drove them out of the hallways Light Co. The total loss is W0. 00 each on subscription. To
as fast as they would go in to, 971,500 and insurance $48,000 each one of these debtors the
them, which was time and leaving a net loss of from $22,- amount they owe is .small
main, ju a lew moments cue 000 to K24.UUU.
trod need a resolution in person fire waB , tbe roof and out of
giving to each member of the! the windows, the water f reeling
House, except chairman of 1 tu the hose and
committees, a clerk at a salary
Ol $2,00 per dav for sixty days,
Grade 1. Lena Bets Asbury. an,j tuen, moved tc table his
glne while everything was put
ting on a more terrible aspect
and the courage in the hearts
From The Fire.
They all mean a large sum of
money to US. Are VOU one of
those Who OWe US? If so please
place yourself in our position
Everyone thought the entire amj vve are confident that
block would go. jv.iii malfe you fe0 jke you
It was funny to see the fire should pay. We do not have
Richard Asbury, Fannie Jayne. own resolution because he sawnfa nu-e the mercury In the j engine in the postofflce Tuesday the time to see all personally
Myrtle Meyer. Irene LiOSSOii, gturm comiuvr and wanted to
Lottie Montgomery, Stella keep in the dry. This measure
Overly, Margaret Patton, Ruby I would have made it necessary
St reas, Mamie West huff, Carrie Luat ine state expend $12,000
Wright, Eddie Thomas. extra Jor the accommodation of
High School had the highest the members and their families,
per cent of attendance, Grades 8 The member from Monroe
and 2 on liues, and Grades 7 and I introduced another resolution jTliey swept the entire uppet'lng
5 had no tardtes, truants nor I that has been commented Upon floor i0 a') minutes and were! At midnight Monday oe half
corporal punishments during the a great deal by the "Globe then licking up the A. Bottlware 0f t)e dtlieus of the town were
month. Democrat" against w hat is drv scoods house, one of the fair-Li n, kt ttr.. -.,t in.-.. n,
I Ilk ktIV, lw III V. , IIUM fcllV.
At a recent meeting the called "double pay
Board of Education decided to time expended by the House I plate glass windows were blown ! ue comfortable
raise the requirements for pro-: discussing this question 'before outward by the heat with great 1 0h ,n)t ,Ul1,-t tj,e fire (ie.
motion of minus. Pupils will i u unany passeu cosi tne state , force, scorching builiiiiijfs on
be required to make a general $. 000. fhe amount Mr. White- the east side of Main St. J. B.
average of 85 percent with no ' cotton ought to save the state Anderson's big dry goods house
average below 75 per cent on was
bull), kept falling, for the opin- morning, it was placed mere or write those we cannot see
ion of all was tin; linest block to thaw out. and hope you will call prompt-
in the city and its contents were I The switch board of the Hello ; ly and et yourself square on
doomed to destruction. The Central was on a tare and staid 1 our books,
flames rapidly ran through the ' out all night. It was seen lean j After February I; 1899, ac
hallways and down the stair-ling against the wall of the Mon- counts over $2 will be turned
.way into the clothing house, i roe City Bank Tuesday morn-; over to The Newspaper Collec
tion Agency, of Chicago. This
is not done through fear-that
the accounts are not collectible
otherwise, but from the Simple
arge of it.
and in the matter they repre
sent us. They act for us as
though we had hired a book
keeper to look after this branch
rue Mt in the State. The Iimvv n..... i..... - ,i, ... tact that we hav
... j BSUlVHIUilll, I UQV bll 'oc v . . - . i . - . . ti, ,
Agency to taite c
was the next to suffer. A por
mi. la .. ,ii ....ii f.,,-1 xt i,.ai,,i .. .r.,. ,f ,i,u -.,.-ir , .. , . i , u'u-o
iny aiuu). a iit3 n in luu iv, i nujrvuc o.i.- kjii ij i lici i bivu v. i vn owv-i v-, . s""1'0 " v 1 siiew witer
i it j : .rt.. ,i i i i I .. ...I u., , , . 1 ,, '1
ciosei aiq)i icaiiou on me n l : to tne recorus to suosiaunaie i ':iuo eu uul mv- iu.-n im
partment work, until old Jack
Frost got in his work and froze
their pretty and serviceable pet
engine up so tight it couldn't
of those students who are not 1 all of the above. And this is driven out. r he room became
doing good work iu school at the kiud of economy campaign : so heated that the front win
present. Respectfully. . I the worthy gentleman has ! dows were blown half way
It. S. Nichols. Supt. entered upon. What say you .across
the street. The Hanni-
Bible Institute at Palmyra.
Elder B. F. Hixon attended
of our business. U is not a
bad debt" agency but a legiti-
1 KM fllfl ivim 1 n M M nnr mo-m 1 i
ESveryone was willing to work . . 1 - .
! cicl n.iu'.'ii'i nor m.in i n nlf amI .
buildings but tne banks L ,l 1 ,
; Hit t, fl Kr in.- i ..I f nnf nffi wu
of clouds wouldn t let em. ,
that is so often sadly neglected
Fire Chief Wilson deserves-. .,u .,' ,'
vrvauRC tut: i una tiv.'.
honest toilers of the farm to bal Fire Department had been praise for his work and tlie f,ine to solicit the pay men
this land of legislation. Is it! appealed to by wire and was
of accounts. Hoping you will
k m i r iii . t t wuat yon want? Jt is an ex lloaded on a car to make the Did you see them rolling the reCeive this notice and the let
tne uetnei uioie institute ueia LapHfication of fte old proberblrun to the scene of destruction, four heavy, hot safes out of the . ters of our representatives in
in palmyra last inursaay aim ..s t a d BWallow ibut the light breeze changed to ruins next morning? the kindly spirit in which they
m :.i .1 , i,i ,,-.
TlT , Tni t J 'a caramel. the north and the cry went up, Conductor Plumb was scared are sent, we are vours.
1 . .. , , But a greater insult to the saved, and Hannibal was wired out of his wits during t he heat DEMOCRAT PRINTING Co.
cai meeting ot tne I'aimvra rT .. , . . .
' .. ..... c. ...,, I worn an rock ribbed democracy I not to come. of the tire. He pulled bis train
1.I lUai llHIK.ll Ull OUIIU.U , KSl ,
the eight living ex-pastors, Uvo; of the County ot Monroe is the
- , !in mi'lHss coiini-'iii'"- with re
were present, ttev. a. r . uixon. i . ,
who served in 18lis
But a greater insult to the Saved, and Hannibal was wired out of his wits during t he heat
At the present writing ( Wed- through within fifty teet of it.1 DOi IngerSOl.
nesday) the losses and insur- Que car in the train was loaded Ever since Bob Ingersol wa
,Ri 0 'publicans being done at Jetler- UWCe is as tollOWS: li. I. tSSH I with powder. bounced out of politics he ha-
' ' ' ni... l.. u. u?i. ........ f.ltflnt'liiniir s:toc!r S17.0P0. insur-I 1? Rnrln0 th kimtHnor c,,..,,t -i I n-.... iuwHn nt tt
I B wnson wiio served in vuu jiy oy w. n nhcvwivu aw , - - v. ... .... .-.i:v .w., .w. ,ivn ...
taan Th. -'imr-h h-k r,r, 'the sole purpose of satisfying a! nce $12,000; A. Boul ware stock photographer, drew his camera time trying to couvlcce tl:
S? In liftl Vndl ha. hid tnv Peiwnal grudge against the 126.000, insurance $17,003; J. B. on the ruins early in the morn- people that h 11 was a myth,
iaed in and has liait twenty i m T4 . 4,. And.nnn'a stock la hndlv diim. ln r ,.. 11 tnklmr a shot n. ,i. .,...-,
,f.- Vli. .,Ur 1, .,tt,,r. governor. iow, wuil uu mc vwrv
lie that of Rev T R peopleof this couuty careabout gi It was valued at $10,000. at a handsome corp3e.
GeI(aformer pastor of the tW. private grievance of White- Jh.Hi J' PorUr Patto a"
..,..... ...UHiJi .!, served cotton. They have sent him Senator J. C. PiersoU law of- t jon of Uncle s,,.s
church in this city) who served
from 1851 to 101. He also
therefor other business. This ce was on the ScColil1 floor' took
He lost his librarv. and as bis
in Carlinville last week, and
d his sec the manager. L. II. Pranke.
business said to have played Bob a dirt .
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run an i got as iar pr.inu o ruiiuiuu uu uimn e
' ibli. t I : ' He st Ills lDrtrV. aiut as ills .. . ,i. ..,. .....ii ..f . ,, . M.,,,r.,., r...-,.inis nil ii.iw rhfl ..-mwl
served the church in 1862 audi " uucwiiuu-cvvu. .vuu . - -- - ..,. v. . .. -
latonrh In t ie nostr s or all ion- wuiwi huui c uu; ui nitv Hank, where tliev re-Lea :iv: "i nave .mv.iv s.u.i tiiei
The meeting was '.
a love feast for the older est democrats and we do hope jafe they were to o ed. No ttntU mornlllf .
.ers of the church and one tfct. in the interest of a long ra . toj $8.000 . Hon. K Yowe,
... ....... Jaufferintr nnhlic the renresenta-1 W. T. Ragland s law office Was A. mk.v i, nt ,
again in 1969.
that was enjoyed to its fullest suffering public the represents-
extent by the younger ones.
After The Fire.
The fire Mouday night de
Stroyed our stock, but our books
were saved and will be found
at Boulware & Sullivan's Tailor
shop. All owing us either ac
count or note will please call
there and settle at once. We
need our money and trust you
will be prompt in settling.
lost his wits
I Or rather he got so badly rat-
is noli 11, but in this c.is-. i
think there should b. o:i?
That is as bad as another or
of his breaks: he admitted th. !
- - .1 i i 1 1
live of the neonle ot Monroe ' " -" , ,,sl ,-oin-,,,;
County will apply the soft pedal I literary and everything except o( ,lis safe :uul couW BOt there was a fraven at I
to himself and let us have peace. 1 contents of safe, the loss being o()t brother's grave, when he don!
Hi r...nnl .-ilrnailv bail ' $2,000, itisuiauce ip.'.O. Mc-; ed his OWn proposition. ill sa ill
J , I kmMn :.. i JOtinSOU i.IVCllUUili "lun.i ..... - - ,
enough wituot adding any more "y .uw i, ... e - it -re ue nv.
surance po,UJU. ine insurance: : meet !:nn tltere.
... . ,,, ,; : , k were back iu their old quarters
Kill LlIC U JU.MU ov. iiuivu jj
J. B. Anderson will cover loss
es. J. A. aiei sou J.c.ai:s. loss
Card of Thanks.
We return our heartfelt thanks
n, I w
! before breakfast Hon. W. T. Rigland and .1
Whoopee! But didn't Dr. P. S. Art Melson will be found at t!
for the kiudness shown to us by $fi0$. The poultry bouse, owned (Tamer grab his pill bigs and DEMOCRAT Office Until suit
our friends of Monroe JCity and
country iu the death of oar
Burditi' Baos. a:u Families.
and occupied by Jasper Hender- scurry auoss tue siieet. annosi oace roams can be htteil up t
son was on tire 85 times but was under bare poles. , them, south of the F. M
saved. The following parties! Who sai l there w is no Ure Bank, which will be about t n
had to move but their losses aro'engiue in Hannibal" Tiie people weeks.