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Monroe City Democrat. VOL.14 MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1902. NO 52. FINK'S PUROS. ONCE TRIED NEVER DENIED. ABOUT THE CHURCHES. Interesting News Concerning The Differ ent Denominations. Elder E. G. Merrill of Rutiue well, who has been called to tbe pastorate of the Christian church of this city for the 3rd and 5th Sundays preached two forceful sermons Sunday, it be ing his first sermons here since his acceptance of the call. Eld er Merrill made a very favora ble impression upon the large audiences present at both ser vices, and promises to d a good work here. LaGrange Indica tor. Rev. W. R. Painter of Paris, who was recently called to the pastorate of the First Baptist church hei'e began a meeting at the church Monday evening and will continue it indefinitely. He is a man of much ability and is preaching some strong ser mons. LaGrange Indicator. Rev. E. P. Little, pastor of the Trinity Episcopal church, has been appointed dean of the Hannibal Convocation to suc ceed Rev. Hatch, formerly pas tor of the Monroe City church, who resigned and moved from the convocation. Hannibal Journal. It is said that the aged pope contemplates the institution of an order of literature, open to the writers of all nations. As Leo XIII is himself a scholar, a philosopher, and a poet, he would be well fitted to be the founder and first head of such an order. St. Stephens Church. Holy services today and Fri day, morning and night. Sat urday services 7 a. m. Easter Sunday, mass 8 a. m., High mass 10 a. m. The ser mon will be by Rev. Fr. Wil liam Lyon, S. J., of St. Louis. Benediction of the Blessed Sac rament after the last mass. Rev. Fr. Lyon, S. J., will ar rive Saturday afternoon. The choir has prepared spec ial music for the services Easter Sunday. The Ladies Sanctuary Socie ty of the church will give a pro gressive euchre party followed by refreshments and a dance Easter Monday, March 31. A number of valuable prizes will be given. Among them a gold coin. The games will be open at 8 p. m. A good time is an ticipated. Holy Rosaiiy. There will be services today, tomorrow and Saturday at 8:30 a. m. The decorations and services Easter Sunday will be elabo rate. Easter Proukam. Mas a Kyrie Mozarts XII Gloria Millard OfTotoiy. Easter Hymn Lambillotte Credo Millard Sanctus Millard Benedietus Millard Agnus Die Millard Christ Has Hisen From The Dead. Male (Juartette Benediction. Solo O SalutarU Solo and Chorus Tantum Ergo Laud Ate Acpt. Violin and Organ Grace Baptist. Regular services Sunday. Presbyterian. The Presbyterians will have an Easter Service Sunday morn ing at eleven o'clock. The choir are preparing spec ial easter songs, and the chil dren are being trained in song and recitation. Every body is cordinlly in vited to be present. W. R. Anderson will preach at Philadelphia next Sunday morning and evening. The Ladies' Missionary Society of the Presbyterian church will meet at the home of Mrs. Henry Fuqua Friday after noon at 1 o'clock. This is the regular monthly work meeting All the ladies are urged to attend, bring your needles and thread, also all the quilt pieces and carpet rags you have. The W o m e n 's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian church met last Friday with Mrs. J. M. Johnson Sr. After devotional exercises and the usual routine of business, a short program was given on the topic for the month, Mexico. Mrs. Poage gave a brief hist ory of the Mexican missicu. Miss Daulton described some peculiar features of the papal religion as found in Mexico. Mrs. Rutledge read an excel lent paper on the work of the native pastors, and interesting letters from the fisld were read by Mrs. Fuqua, Mrs. Green and Miss Nellie Jarman. Ministers Association. At a regular meeting of the Ministers Association Monday morning, Dr. Hatch and Rev. R. B. Briney, in view of their leaving the city, offered their resignations as President and Secretary of the Association. Rev. H. H. Johnson was elect ed President and W. R. Ander son Secretary. Steps wer al so taken in view of placing the organization upon a more sub stantial basis. Christian. Regular service ay the Pas tor, Elder R. B. Briney, Sun day morning. The church will be prettily decorated and spec ial music prepared. The evening service will be a Union Service by the pastors of the protestant churches of the city. Eld. R B. Briney will start for his new field of labor, Meri dian, Miss., Monday. While pastor of the church in this city he has become endeared to a large number of the citizens as well as church people. Methodist. Fair and Supper. Tbe ladies of the Methodist church will hold a sale of work and serve dinner and supper in the Carson store room on Sat urday, March 29. Aprons, Handkerchiefs, Sun bonnets and many useful and fancy articles will be offered for sale. Regular Meals, Oysters, Lunches, Ice Crcm and Cake will be served from 11:30 a. m. All are invited to patronize them. There will be a special Easter service at the M"hodist church on SuinlVr..i i.tiif. Su!n-c4 nf Sermon, "Christ is Risen." At night the congregation will unite in farewell service at the Christian church in honor of Revs. R. B. Brinev and Dr. W. A, Hatch. ' The Hannibal District Con ference of the M. E. Church, South, convened in Arch Street Church Hannibal, on Tuesday, Marcli 25. The opening ser mon was preached that evening by Rev. J. J. Reed, LaBelle, Mo. Dr. A. P. George, State Superintendent ol Missouri S. S. Associationdelivered an address at the Methodist church on Monday evening. An effort will be made to hold a County S. S. Convention later. Rev. H. H. Johnson attended the Missionary Board meeting at Moberly last week, and from there he went to Huntsville to visit frieivls. Rev. H. H. Johnson, wife and Master Leslie, Rev. A. B. Book. Rev. C. Lewfllen and dele gates, John W. Cox and D- S. Sharp attended the District Conference at Hannibal Tues day. St. Jude. Preaching at St. Judes church to night 7:30. "Do tins." Good Friday. Morning Ser vice at 10 The ;'jree hours de votion, the seven words on the Cross 12-3 p. m. Evening Service 7:30 Bishop Tuttle will preach and admin ister Confirmation. Saturday morning Holy Eu charist 7 a. m Morning Pray er8:15. Evening Prayer and Sermon, "With the rich in His death." Easter Day, Holy Eucharist 6 a. m. Morning Prayer and Sunday School 9:30. Holy Eu charist and Sermon 11 a. m. Sunday School offering 3 p. m. Evening Prayer 4 p. m. The Music at the Morning service. Processional 5:14. Iutroit, Easter Anthem. Com munion service in B Hat. (Read) Nunc Dimithis Gregorian. The church will be beautifully decorated. Rev. Dr. W. A. hatch, form erly Dean of the Hannibal Con vocation and Rector of St. Jude church in this city has accepted the charge of the Holy Inno cence church and parish of St. Louis. After his fifteen years service in this city he will be sadly missed by his many friends. He will take charge of his work April 1st but will not move his estimable family for several weeks. First Baptist. Services by Rev. Dr. I, W. Read, Sunday morning," subject "A New Day Dawn," The church will be beautifully dec orated and the choir is now preparing a feast of music. The church will be closed in the evening and join the Union Ser vice at the Christian church. The Woman's Missionary So ciety met Friday afternoon at 2:30 with Miss Elizabeth Arnold. Notwithstanding the rain, quite number we.-e present. After the business meeting, conducted by the President, the Mission ary program was taken up by tbe leader. Mrs. Vaughn. Short V.kB tv re made on ta. follow ing subjects: Work and Work ers, Self Denial, Mormons and Indians. Miss Scott rendered special music. It was a pleas i ant and profitable meeting After adjournment dainty re ' freshments were served by the hostess and a social hour was enjoyed P. E. 0. Meeting. One of the best of the many interesting meetings of Chapter H. was that held last Saturday I March 22. at the home of the retiring President, Mrs. Dtlle ! Rutledge. Two new members ' were initiated. Misses Eleanor j Scott and Rena Gex. New otti I cers were then installed, these j were Mesdames M. B. Scott, I Pres; S. E. McFarland, Vice 1 Pres; Pearl Williamson, Coi . Secy; Nellie Wade, Treas; EUa Wine, Chaplain; Effa C. Read, Journalist; Allie B. Wood, Guard. Rec. Secy; Miss Allie Wine could not be present and will be installed at the next meeting. The annual report of the President was very gratifying indeed, she reviewed the work from the three standpoints, Numerical, Educational and So cial, Seven new members have been received, and as many lost recently by dimit, yet these are all actively engaged in the work in other chapters, of this Chapter H. is very proud. The Library has not received as much encouragement and sup port from the public as could be wished and expected, yet we are not in any way discouraged. The Lecture Course in which the P. E. O's. had a joint inter est speaks for itself. Socially, several very pleasant evenings have been spent and the repu tation of P. E. O's. as entertain ers fully sustained. At the close of the regular meeting all were invited to re main for a social hour, as the guests of the retiring officers. Cream, cake, chocolate and wa fers were then served. A unique guessing match was introduced which afforded much pleasure and amusement. A sentence descriptive of each member was read, the first letter of each word being her initials. Much Beloved Sister could be none J other than our new president and Seldom Ever Missing her 1 able vice-president. The prize a P. E. O. souvenir, was won I bv the sister who Brinirs Much Joy, our etti:ieni ex-treasurer. Mrs. Eva M. Hickman, Every one Missed Her, was elected i the delegate, she, with the president who is exofticio dele gate, will attend the State Con vention June 1012, at Hamil ton. The coming year promises to be a very successful one. The worthy aims and and lotty am bitions of the society makes it a Peculiarly Enduring One and gives it an enviable place among societies which isattain ed by no other, Success to Chapter H. and the sisterhood everywhere. We want your eggs and to the customer bringing us the most Eggs during tbe months of April and May we will give a Large Banquet Lamp Free. W. Gv WlLWAMSON'S. Rogers Williams. Prof. J. B. Rogers, of Stouts ville, and County school com missioner and Miss Jessie Wil liams of near Mt. Carmel. were to be married at 8 o'clock and we think they were last even ing at the home of the bride. May their pathway through life be strewn with tlowers. On The Move. C. B. Clark and sisters are moving this week from North Main St. to the corner of Vine and Summer Sts.. the cottage vacated by Mr. and Mrs. 6 Harry Parks and the Misses Nevins are to occupy the cot tage vacated by t :e Clarks. E. Stork Boulware has mov ed to what is known is the Emery residence in the south east part of the city. Program Band Musicale April 1st. l'ART I. March "Silver Trumpets.' Ban J . Vocal Solo Selected. Miss Adelaide Lear. Piano Duet Fanfare Military. Misses Scott. Violin Solo 'Lilly Dale'' Fantasie. Miss Ruth Brown. Vocal Quartette Messrs Jarmau, Fink, Forjytlie and Marshall: PART II. Overture 'Turco In Italy" Band. Vocal Solo Selected . Miss Minnie Finks. Baritone Solo "Surf Polka. Prof. Buttz. Vocal Solo 'Angels Serenade,' Miss Carolyn Rogers. Mixed Quartette "Annie Laurie." Miss Lear Mrs. Stevens, Messrs Jarman and Marshall. Serenade "Love's Old Sweet Song." Band. Seats on sale Saturday. March 1'J. Prices 2Sc and ate, Billy's Shoats. It is hard to tell whether the Cooperville farmers are long on corn or have not a grain of the cereal. A few days since Bil ly McCloud, you know. Billy, big hearted laughing jolly Billy, well, a few days since he bought halt a dozen shoats, bought'em cheap or he would not have got'em. and when they weie delivered to him, where in the world do you sup pose he put them? Why in his corn crib. He must have been in a mighty hurry to fatten them or else he was short on corn and there was none in the crib. Most likely the latter reason is the correct one. No Use Talking. There is no use talkiug, you can't keep a good niau down and no one doubts Joseph San difer's jgooduess. Cooperville has unanimously decided that the judgeship of the Western District of Marion county ought to belong to it for once and that Joseph is the man for the place, because he has all the attributes thatgo to make a man the proper caliber and straight timber to till the chair with eclat to himself and friends, who seem to be in dead earnest about. the matter. If he should ueed any letters of approbation we can give him one that will fix things so be can read his title clear. Cane Seed, Millet and Clover. Sharp & Patterson. Bro. Alexander, of Pans Mer cury, was in tbe city with the candidates Tuesday. Jack Blantonof the Appeal bad been with them the day before.