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MONROE CITY DEMOCRAT.
Democrat Printing Co., Publishers Devoted to the Interests of Marion, Monroe and Balls Counties. VOL. 12 Subscription, $1.00 Per Year. MONROE CITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1899 NO. 17 MONROL CITY LIBRARY. The ladles of the P. E. O. So clety have for several weeks been working for a public libra ry in Monroe City. Up to this tune they have about sixty vol- ON THE LAWN. Tuesday afternoon the P. K. 0. society and all of their chil dren drove out to the pretty su burban residence of J. M. Proc tor and wife and there on one nines. They have been buying of the largest and most perfect the best late.st books and have cause to be proud of the success they have made so far. They are working enthusiastically and it the citisens do their duty they will soon have in Monroe Citv a public library of which we will all be proud. Then let us one and all aid in the cause. Donate one or more books and take as many tickets as you possibly can. For the present, at least, the books will be kept in Drs. Norton, Brown & Ely's new office in the Kaney & Saun ders building. MissCallie White ...ill 1,. It I ... , ! fl M fPl,. lilirnrv will probably be opened one or n , , ' - , ... as Proctor. Consideration un- t wo afternoons each week alter . . . , , .. known, bill it is sale to place it Aug. Hh. In the meantime! 1 , , r .1 i- ; nt s.i..)()0. Mrs. Proctor will Vhnl i . 1r wits i. i ,l , , i immediately clean the Diarv ana rememoer u m a sun- , lawns in the county proceeded to have a royal time. The la dies lesser halves, their hus bands, joined them about 6;80, i that is they arrived on the: scene about the time the tables were spread. There were about one hundred ladies and gentle men present and none but they j know what a delightfull time they had. FANCY BUILDINGS. The burnt district will cease to be an eye sore. Monday. Judge C. P. McCarty transfer red the two lots on Main St., debris III away and erect two store rooms with office room: above. Then once again Mod elegant stautlal way. A library in our city will encourage the reading ..I' innrt. rind I : li-r ii-titi-. :iml .... ... I., i ... -i roe City with pride can point to will be of incalculable benefit i ' . J to manv young neonle as well as older ones. It matters not four of the largest sin trie busi- i ness rooms in the State. Mon roe does not kick nor cry about i hard times and dull times but forges ahead. "Somout it be." Judge N. L. II u ne made the trade. RANEY & SAUNDERS Have Moved. We have moved to our new and spacious build SSfe ing 1st. door south el Post Office. We wish to thank the people of Monroe City and vicinity for their patronage and kindness during PSi the past eight years We will say we are now better prepared to serve you as we have a much larger room and larger stock to select from. We have secured the well known and experienced C3--EJO. "W TOMPKINS to assist us, and we jointly ask the public to calf and see us. OUR GOODS ARE RIGHT AND PRICES THE LOW EST. Don't forget the place '3 bow many books you may have in your private library, do imt fail to take a ticket in the nub-1 lie library- Every citizen should j become interested in this move ment calculated to be of great S12 CULTIVATOR, benefit to our city. See Mitt Tlle casu (lf the (St;ltt. of j Callle White, the librarian, or Missouri vs. Lenoard Higgs, any of ti e ladies of the P. E. O. I H v Weaker prosecuting wit- i society ana yet a uorary wcsei I1CSS was ;i farCtfi TlR. ury re. turned the verdict of not guilty. ! Meaker charged Higgs with ' stealing a corn cultivator. valued at 812. Hi (TITS was a I 6t bv poor man. 1 clean record or donate one or more books. TWO NARROW ESCAPES. Tuesday evening Miss Pay Melson was out driving with her little niece, Francis Rags dale. The west bound Denver coming in at 6:87 p. m. did not miss them two feet. That caus ed the horse to bolt down Davis Street and after running A block -..,.1 o -.! karniH . I.-t). I viously and jammed the buggy SUNDAY FIGHT, against a post at the corner of! Charlie Caldwell the colored Davis and Dover streets. They shoulder hitter was thoroughly were thrown out on the paved ; thrashed by Stroud Williams, streets and badly shaken up. (col) wear the old mil! Sunday Miss Pay was not only bruised, morning. There was two "nit the left wrist broken and rounds, W. W. Handly acting one ankle severely sprained. ! as refferee. First round Stroud Little Miss Francis received j ix locked Charlie down and THE DRUG STORE 1st. door south of Post OfHce. School books 1st. of the Sept. Raney & Saunders, Props. but established a Meaker saw the result and pulled for home be- j jfor the jury had a chance to say guilty, R, L. Woodsou and A. D. Bell appeared for the de- fence. i 70 BOB NGERSOL Rob't Ingersol died at hie home in Dobbs Perry, N. V apolexy Friday afternoon oi apoiexy, One of the brightest minds of I this age passed away when I Dob's candle of life was snuffed out. The most dangerous man to young America has gone where the problem of the future will be solved without an ad- given in honor of her friend Miss Ada Landcraft of Qnincy. There were twenty-five young i ladles present and a good time many scratches and bruises, when lie scrambled to his feet ! mittance fee of one dollar, but none of a serious character, i )e took refuge on a load of bay When Ingersol delivered the though at first it was feared j where there was a pitchfork, j oration at his brothers grave, I that her bead was almost crush-1 Second round. Stroud could I years, ago and aa!d; "If there j ed. They were carried into not get on the wagon so prompt-1 is n a God I will meet my i Mayor North's where Dr. Ely I y, he brOUgt his coon off of it attended them. Yesterday with a Well aimed brick bat. morning both were doing well. Charlie Cook to his heels and ever delivered. Mr. Ingersol's i has not been seen since. Some father was a Presbyterian GTl BAND. lone had been Stealing Mr. Hand- minister. Bob like other Fourteen of the young gentle-1 ley's corn and the fight grew preachers sons, was a bad boy. brother." That sentence killed every infidel lecture he had they all had. Miss Anna does not believe in i doing things by halves and though she shut the young men out of the garden of ESden, Monday afternoon, she made up for it in her gracious manner Tuesday eve, by inviting quite a number of them over to see her lady friends. The lawn was prettily decorated with Japan ese lanterns and the features of the evening were lovely ladies, gallant young men. converse, dancing and refreshments. The word delightful does not express it. i out of charges charges. and Thursday of last work ol the man With highly developed mu sical talents met Monday eve and organised themselves into a The De:nocratic National Bratt Band. It is composed ot 1 Cmmnittee ,ldd a meetluis ttt t'has. ami Henry Ketmnck. .v . ISA .l BUI. wuey, i,iw a u WWru - ,u week . t,le Carl, AJtreO jr. aud Mmima anna 1DW V. tl 111 I '.I I II. . . . .wv was placed in charge of affairs during the absence of Chairman Jones. The meeting was har monious and profitable. The proposition of establishing a daily Democratic newspaper in Chicago was discussed. WHITECOT I ON'S COLORE! SUPPORT. Why Jo the colored foia COine to us so often and asli w hat uoes .Mr. u nuecotto i (Hon. J. II.) want and how is hi going to rim':'' As there Ul' only two Democratic colored voters in Monroe City and Mi Wbitecottou is supposed to be Democrat, the question comin; from the colored Republican . to say the least of it. ic is . qaeer one. What started them to asking the question? Who started them? Where is the Nigger in the Wood i'ile Let up "folkses" it won't do i little bit. Some one is prep... ing to burn their lingers. Urea ; even, don't trade. PICNIC RAILROAD RATES. August ; the Grand Picnic be pulled off at Monroe laeger, T. M- Dojilware. Ed vard Zeiuer, Harry Jarman. V. T. Barry. Tip Marshall and El jner Evans. We prtdict a bright future for the baud be cause it has the material in it to nake a tirst class one. counter 1 Bob tried to break Into politics, but found the bars greater than will bis strength, when he took up! City. The Burlington will sell Tom Paynes works and was I tickets from Quiucy and Ilauni foolish enough to try to light bal and intermediate points and the Almighty. The Father. from Macon City and interme Bon and Holy Chost still hvesjdiate points for one and one while the worms are making a third fare. The M. K. & T. will noonday meal of Bob, his soul i sell tickets to the picnic from is where? 1 Hannibal and intermediate . 1 (points and from Fayete and Intermediate points to Monroe for one fare. Missouri gets forty-two pos itions 111 the census office. They are worth fro n 00 to 125 per moiilli. In excavating for the founda tions and furnace room for the Baptist church there was 730 yards of dirt taken out. A BEVY. One of the largest and pret iest bevies of young ladies ever ' Row F. Marvin, of Mexico, on one lawn were the ones who Mo., a former pastor of the ; enjoyed the hospitality of Miss , Anna Boulware from Q to.') Mon I day at'lernoja. Th; t'ete was Methodist church in was here Monday jrieud.s. this city. with old Admiral Bewey is quoted declaring himself for McKlnley for president and says: "No Bui plfe for America, JMaxmiliaa fate was just.'' It is a pussier 1 for one to understand how the Admiral can stand for McKiu ley and against Empire. No known body has ever been1 ! known to occupy two positions' at one and the same time. Tin Monroe county Christian Convention will be held at tin" Oak Ridge church 4 miles SOUtU of Paris Aujfust 15. 10 and IT:;' An interesting oroj-iam has bevJl ' prepart'd for the occasion