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Monroe City Democrat. VOL. 14 MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1902. NO 61. FINK'S PUROS. ONCE TRIED NEVER DENIED. A GOOD TICKET. Named By Democrats at Opera House Tuetday livening. Monroe City democrats nom inated their city ticket and named the men who will be in charge of municipal affairs, at the opera house Tuesday even ing. The house was filled and there was considerable enthusi asm considering t(he fact that for one office only (alderman from the 1st ward) was there more than one candidate. The nominating speeches were short, good and well received. The applause at the mention ing the name of ex-Mayor North by R S McJlintic in his speech nominating A Boulware for Mayor shows that Mr North was faithlul in the dis charge of his duties and has a warm place in the hearts of Monroe City people. The ticket selected is composed of honor able, enterprising businessmen and the interests of the city will be well cared for. K S McChntic placed A Houlware in nomina tion for Mayor; W T Ragland nominated J W Stephens for Marshal; H W James presented the name of J E Fish tor Col lector and Dr 8 M Brown nam ed W B Stevens for Police Judge, These were all select ed by acclamation. In the first ward J II Mc Olintic and J II Grady were candidates for alderman. J. H. McClintic won out. In the sec ond ward D A Ely was nomi nated for alderman. The third ward nominated for alderman D D Melson and recommended Dr W T Uutledge for unexpired term of A Houlware. Central Committeemen were selected from the various wards as fol lows: 1st, C P McCarty and VV J Rouse; 2nd, H M Clark and J G Wade; 3rd, W T Ragland and D R Campbell. Some Chance. At a meeting of the city cuuti cil Tuesday evening A. Houl ware, alderman from the third ward and Mayor protem resign ed. D, D. Melson was elected president of the board and Mayor protein. Dr. W. T. Rut ledge who had been se'.ected by the citizens of the third ward as the successor of A. Houlware was sworn in as alderman. Big Sale. John It. Carrie will have a Hale on the farm he sold 5J miles southwest of this city and L'i miles northwest of In dlan Creek, March 27, 15)02. Among other things there will be a lot of extra fine young lock. Col. Will T. Youell, will be the auctioneer because lie is a dandy. It is worth rid- iug mills to hear him for he Ms fully equal to the Old Georgie Minstrlls, where he is, there fun is to be found. Young Thieve. The notorious Jim Shivers and Tim Sanders have been in devilment again. Last Friday they stole two backs of flour from as many different parties and some chickens from the third party. They were prompt lv arrested, locked up and th Proscutlng Attorney notified, but he was so busy making his canvas for re election tiiat lie could not come down and pros ecute the niggers. The next best thing wa resorted to; hev were turned loose under . .... promise to skip the town and stay out of it for six months. Those boys have been in devilment of one kind or an other since they were kids and have cost the town and county as much as two likely niggers would a southern planter in 1H(J(). Their case is one where the whipping post would be just the fit, and it ought to be used. Public Sale. Z. Young will sell at public sale at his farm 7 miles south f this city and 4 miles west of Joanna on Wednesday, March 2(1, several head of cat tie, including some thorough bred Herefords, horses, hogp, sheep, etc. Card of Thanks. We desire to extend our grateful thanks to our neigh bors and friends who so kindly rendered us assistance during the recent illness and death of our husband and father, J. H. Elliott. We assure you your kindness will never be forgot ten. THE FAMILY. ABOUT THE CHURCHS. Royal Present. Dr. Thomas Proctor has made his son Frank D. Proctor, who resides 2 miles north of the city on the gravel road a royal pre sent. Frank owned a tine tract of 150 acres but it made an un handy plot. Tuesday his father bought 100 acres that fit in and squared out the farm making it 250 acres and presented it to him. The land was purchased from Elizabeth and W. W. Moore at 935 per acre. Judges Primary Election. The Democratic Committee have appointed the following gentlemen to act as Judges of the Primaries to be held March 20 in the following districts: IJUCKMAN DISTRICT. A. C. Meyers James Tewell. TEWELL, DISTRICT. John Tewell Mart J. Pendleton. NOEAND DISTRICT. J P. Bush M. A. Hornback. MONROE DISTRICT. C. P. McCarty J. J. Brown. Real testate and Personal Property Sale. Davenport & Lear, Real Estate and Loan agents, report the following recent transact ions in their line: James A. Jones' harness stock, etc. to Stoddard & Sharp, in exchange for an BO acre farm in Marion County, about 5.1 miles north of Monroe City. Stoddard & Sharp, sale of stock of harness and saddles in Monroe City to Charles M. Sul livan for cash. John A. Mills, sale of an HO acre farm southwest ot here near Indian Greek, to John R. Car rlco for $1500.00 cash. A progressive euchre party will be given Monday evening, March 81, at Indian Creek under the auspices of the Ladies Sanctuary Society. A pleasant time Is promised those who at-end. Interesting News Concerning The Differ ent Denominations. Rev. W. R. Painter, of Paris, has accepted the call to the pastorate of the LaGrange church. Rev Oliver Webb, of Hanni bal, tilled appointments at the Second Baptist Church in this city Sunday. Rev. William Calloway tilled appointments Saturday and Sunday at Warren. Sunday will be Palm Sunday and the following week Holy Week. Elders J. M McManaway, of Fayette and G. W. Ellison, of Shelbyville, were in the city Thursday with friends. Rev R. B. Patrick well known in this city of Duluth, Minn., has been appointed chaplin of the navy. Rev. J. R. Pentuff will till appointment at the First Bap tist church in Paris Sunday. Would not the following sug gestion be a Christian Duty as well as a Christian Privilege for our churches of Monroe City? Suppose on Monday March HI st the treasurer of each church i in this town be in structed to turn over to one of the banks the previous days collection from his church, to be sent to George H. Morgan, secretary of St. Louis Mer chants Exchange for the bene fit of the sufferers of our state in the drought stricken district. The combined collection from all our churches will amount to considerable. Then each church may feel she has helped to some extent to relieve the suffering in her own state. "Every little helps." Also let the Sunday School children and Christian Societies of our churches hclo in this work. It will require many a dollar's worth of food to keep the peo pie of ten counties in our state until they have an opportunity of raising something this sea son. Each of you imagine, if you can, how you wonld feel were you in the place of some one of these hungry people. M y ! Itis terrible to think of this want in our own state. "A friend in need is a friend indeed" Let us remember this and let us do what we can for the cause. Grand Rally. Palmyra. Mo., March 14. Bethel District B. Y. P. U. met at the First Baptist church yes terday evening. Rev. E. A. luce, D. D . of Quincy, preach ed an able and interesting ser mon last night, his subject be ing "Elements of Success in Christian work." The exercises throughout were interesting. The Junior Society of Monroe City, were in attendance to day and listened with great attent ion to Mrs. I. W. Read, state junior leader, while she il lustrated "Junior Work." Mr. W G. Tywer is conductor of song. "Loyalty to Baptist Tenets" was the subject of an able sermon by Rev. J. J. Porter, D. D of Mexico. Han nibal Journal. The First Bap tist Church sent a delegation ! of forty to Palmyra. Twenty five of whom were members of the Junior work. Bethlehem. Rev. Wiley J, Patrick filled appointments Saturday and Sunday at Bethlehem church. On Saturday the Pastor assist ed by Rev. T. C. Carleton. of St. Louis, ordained Cecil Daw son as a deacon of the church. The Womans Missionary Society of the Frist Baptist church will meet with Miss Elizabeth Arnold at 2:80 p. m. tomorrow. Grace Baptist. There will be regular services next Sunday. The protracted meeting of nearly five weeks duration, con ducted by Elders J. H. Riffle and J. H. Terrill, at Clarence, closed last Friday. There were two accessions to the church. Holy Rosary. T" . 1 1 1 T I til I I xruim ounuay. iranns win in blessed at 10:00 a. m. Holy Week. There will be services Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:00 a. m. Good Friday. There will be services at H:00 a. m. 7:30 p. m. The Easter services will be elaborate. Methodist. Rev. H. H. Johnson will preach on Sunday. Morning subject; Christ's idea of Glory. Evening, Christ on the Cross. All are invited. The Hannibal District Con ference of the M. E. Church South, will convene in the Arch St. church Hannibal on Tues day March 25 at 2 o'clock Rev. E. K. Miller D. D. will preside. The delegates from the Method ist church here are Rev. H. H. Johnson, W. R. P. Jackson, Robt. Meriwether, D. R. Camp bell and G. W. Tooley. Sale op Work. The Ladies of the Methodist church will hold a sale of'band kerchiefs, aprons, suubonnets and other useful and fancy articles j in the Carson Store loom on Friday afternoon, March 28 from 2:30 till 0 o'clock. On Saturday March 20 they will serve dinner and Supper in the same room. Regular meals, oysters or lunches, ice cream and cake will be served. St. Jude. Services at St. Judes church during .Holy Week as follow Holy Eucharist every morning at 7. Morning Prayer 8:15, Wed. p. m. 4:15. Good Friday 10 a. m., 12 to 3. evening 7:30. Preaching every evening at 7:30. Palm Sunday 23d. "Art Thou a King." Monday evening "The Voice of the brother's blood." Tuesday, The Pierce ing Sword. Wednesday, "Is it I." Thursday, "Do this." Good Friday Bishop Tuttle will preach and administer Con firmation. Saturday evening. With the arch in His death. All the people are earnestly Invited to attend any or all of these services. Rev. W. A. Hatch, pastor of St. Jude's Episcopal Church at Monroe City, has resigned. Mr. Hatch is well known in this city, and was pastor of the church in Monroe City for fifteen years and is one of Missouri's most eminent divines Mexico Ledg er. Christian. TheC. W. R. M. will hold an open session Sunday evening. A special program has been prepared and some interesting Missionary papers willberead. Regular services Sunday morning by the Pastor. A lengthy church news letter was received from Clarence, Mo., Tuesday afternoon The want ol space prevented its publication. Thomas E. Fitzpa trick has unloaded his white elephant, the soda fountain that has passed through many hands. A. R. Saunders took it to his place of business up to the Sac charine village Monday. This city has out grown that calibre of fountain. Mrs. Annie Powers and son Robert Spalding returned from Denver, Colo.. Sunday. After spending several month's there they concluded that after all there was no place like Mis souri. We were sorry to learn that her nealth had not improv ed as she and her friends baa hoped for. City Democratic Ticket- For Mayor Aaron Boulware, For Marshal J. W, Stephcna . ' For Collector J. . Fish. For Police J ml tie W B. Staves. For Alderman, 1st ward J. II. McClintic For Alderman, 2nd ward D. A, My. For Aldorman 3rd ward D. D. Malson City Election. Notice is hereby giTdi that the regular geu erl election or the (Jltyof Monroe, Ma, will be hold op Tuesday April 1st 1803 Offlceis to be elected arc Mayor. Marshal. Collector, Police Judgo and one Alderman from each ward. Voting Places First Ward llanley House. Second Ward Creamery Mills Third Ward Rees' Lumber Office D. D. MELSON. Acting President or the Hoard or Aldermen and Mayor pro tem. Monroe City, Mo., March Juth 19ft.'. JI'DGKS OF ELECTION First Ward-A. B. Seymour, J. H. Finks, F. W. Myer. Second Ward W, S. Turner , Juo . T. Christian, C. L. Drescber. Third Wurd-R. F. Hixson, T. 1. liaiues, Geo. Balzer. Young--Mewell. A pretty but quiet wedding occurred at the home of Mrs. M. Newell. Sunday at 2:30 p. m. The contracting parties being Grafton Young and Miss Lillie Newell. Rev. Dr. I. W Read performed the ceremony in his happy manner. The ceremony was followed by a wedding sup per to wnicn a tew intimate friends were invited. The fol lowing day a dinner was given the bridal couple by the groom's parents. The young people were raised in this city and are popular. May their pathway through life lead through the sunshine. The L. T. L. will have an egg rolling on Saturday before Easter Sunday. They will meet at Mrs. Crisler's home at 2:30 p. m. then go to the hill north of her borne for the roiling. It is supposed to be "lots of fuu.