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Monroe City Democrat.
VOL. 15
MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1902.
NO 2.
1
TOWN AND COUNTRY.
Past, Present and Future Doings that may
be of Interest to You.
George Moessner lias been
visiting in Louisiana and St.
Louis.
U. J. Davis, oi Emden was
transacting business is the city
Monday. While here be bought
a No 1 buggy and harness to
match it.
Mrs. Edward Moss, of Wood
land, was in the city Friday
and Saturday on a shopping
expedition combined with a
visit with relatives.
H. I. Lear missed being road
overseer one vote, but was
elected school director at Coop
erville. He has filled that very
important offiice for 18 years
and still they hold to him.
J. P. Renshaw, of near War
ren, was a business visitor in
the city Monday. He is now
taking more interest in portable
engines and threshers than tele
phones. He will make em hum.
Thomas Elzea is the kind of
farmer that does not '"went way
back and sat down." He is a
firm believer in gravel roads
and helps to get them. He
loves a neat home and blieves
in keeping his shipshape. He
is having his freshly painted.
Mrs. J. W. Whaley. well
known in this city, died at her
home in Whatcom, Wash., Fir
day. One of the sad features
is, a few hort months ago the
family moved to the far west
for the benefit of Will's health
and their friends were surprised
to learn of Mrs. Whaleys death.
Mamie Williams, fifteen years
old, for two years a sufferer
from consumption, died Friday
afternoon at the home of her
parents, Stroud Williams and
wife. Funeral services were
conducted Monday 3 p. m. at
the Second Baptist church by
Rev. J. B. Hawkins, of Shel
bina.
Carl F. Smith gave a delight
ful ball at the Smith Hall Mon
day night. There was about
thirty couple present. The
floor was in the pink of condi
tion and the music, a good Ital
ian band, that was in the city.
Most of the guests tripped the
light fantastic while the others
enjoyed the fine music. Mr.
Smith has placed an elegant
new piano in the hall.
I am out of business now. and
the next thing in order, is to
get my accounts all settled up.
I have kindly asked you who
are owing me to call and see
your account, and if correct to
settle same either with cash, or
by note, as I must get my books
settled up. If you have any
acct against me please bring it
with you as I am trying to pay
my accounts, as well as to col
lect those due me.
Respectfully,
B. O. Wood.
gentleman of her choice for a
life partner is a prominent
merchant of Monroe City.
Hannibal Journal. The coming
event has been known to Mr.
Boulware's intimate friends for
sometime, and that is what
daisy's, "Easter Li 1 lies' and
pansy's has meant in the Demo
crat.
THE CITY COUNCIL
Cruel Accident.
If Sam James is any one thing
more than any other thing, he
is unfortunate. Sunday after
noon while chopping some stove
wood, he let the ax slip and
almost amputated one of his
feet. He is not over burdened
with this world's goods and to
be laid up several months is a
very serions matter with him
and his family.
Looks After City Business
Like Way,
in a Business
A Wedding Announced.
The annouucement was made
yesterday by Col. and Mrs. J.
M. Nickell of this city, that
the marriage of their charming
daughter, Miss Edith, and Mr.
Thomas M. Boulware, of Mon
roe City, would occur during the
latter part of the month of
June. The prospective bride is
one of Hannibal's most charm
iHg young ladies while the
Morthland Hibbert.
Mr. Boyd Morthland and Miss
Lizzie Hibbert. popular young
people of this city, were united
in marriage at H o'clock last
evening at the residence of the
bride's mother, Mrs. Josephine
Hibbert, near Philadelphia. It
was a pretty home wedding and
the ceremony was performed by
Rev. Calloway, of Canton.
The bride was attired in a
white organdie dress trimmed
with white satin ribbon and
carried a bouquet of pink and
white carnations.
The groom was attired in the
conventional black.
There were about 50 persons
at the wedding
To day (Friday) Mr. and Mrs.
Morthland were tendered au in-
fair at the home of the groom's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Morth
land, at Warren, and this was a
pleasant social event. Phila
delphia Correspondent to Han
nibal Journal. The charming
young lady is a grand daughter
of Uncle Jack Mastin of this
city.
Pretty Babies.
The stork visited the home'of
V. Phelps and left him a bounc
ing boy.
Sunday Dr. Ely went over to
Floyd Carpenter's and finding a
lovely little girl in a hollow
stump left it at Floyd's and he
was grateful for the present.
Whoop a-la, get out of the
way, for pap's comin' and Joshua
Jarman is a crandpa, Josh, of
infant industry fame, is said to
have been a faithful watcher
and when the (vent came off
had jiminy and several other
kinds of happy antics. His sou
and better half brought the fat
man uf the Little Kingdom the
gjeat joy.
Clar de road Dinah," for the
Kansas babe is not in it with
the ten-days-old boy over at
Henry Hardwick's. It is said:
"The mother was very ill when
the infant was six days old and
the physician was sent for. Af
ter he had examined the mother
she asked: Doctor, what can
you do for me? He looked at
her and said: Nothiug, absolute
ly nothing. Then the baby
looked him square in the face
and said: Nothing, absolutely
nothing."
The City Council met in regu
ar session Friday ' evening
April 4, 1902.
Aldermen present: D. D. Mel
son. J. W. Bell, D. A. Ely. J
H. Grady, J. S Scott, W. T.
Rutledge. D. D. Melson acting
as mayor pro tem.
Minutes of last meeting were
read and approved.
claims ALLOWED,
G. D. Barnard & ( o. Poll
Books $ 8.40
J. B. Anderson 3.65
L. C. Saunders ,.. .50'
W H. Wine supplies 1.25
Dem.Prt. Co 2 25
M. C. News . . 4.25
W. N. Maddox wind mills 2.00
Hayes & Son supplies .. .'1.1U
A. Boulware 18.20
G. W. Tompkins 20.25
K. S. McClintic 12.50
Fish Collector $2500.00; J. M.
Johnson Jr. Treas., will give a
$5,000 and could fill one for five
times the amount.
Streets Opened.
The Street Commissioner was
ordered to open Park, Capalle,
and Berkley Streets.
Options.
The Mayor was authorized to
select locations for an Electric
Light Plant and to get options
on same.
The City Attorney was auth
orised to effect settlement
on Sharp tax bills.
Light Plant Estimates.
Through Mr. Boulware, Mr.
HELD UP.
Why Was It The DEMOCRAT Did
Have County Election Returns?
Not
Last Thursday the question.
Why is it that the Democrat,
claiming to be a first class
country newspaper, has not a
tabulated report by School
Districts of the county election
held the Saturday before? Was
asked hundreds of times.
Tuesday the Monroe City
Democrat and Monroe City
j News arranged to get out a
tabulated report and to that
I end the Democrat furnished
! the News a man and printers
News could get it
ri1 , ,. 7 ' . I supplies to work with so the
of the probable cost of a first - , . i1
class Electric Light Plant. At
torney McClintic authorized to
open correspondence with Ru
bell and Wells on same subject
W. H.
J, W.
D. A.
J. H.
D. D.
J. S.
J. W.
J. A.
It. W
Wilson Chief F. D. .
Bell
El
Grady
Melson
Scott
Stephens
Hickman
. Bell
7.50
9.00
10.00
8.00
15.00
10.00
32.50
15.00
4.00
W. S, Turner rent 15.00
Balzer & Dirigo supplies 65
Sharp & -Douley " 2.30
J. H. McClintic 2.00
w. T. Rutledge 5.00
R. Leake St. Com 21.00
Grand Festival.
The Catholics will give a
grand Festial and Dance at the
Opera House Monday night 14th
inst. Special music furnished
and a good tirtoe in store for
all who attend. For benefit
of the School. AH interested
in the school should be there.
Total 1239.40
COLLECTORS REPORT.
Revenue $76.05
Taxes 12.50
License 17.00
Back Tax 23.40
Penalties 4.80
Total 133.75
4 per com 5.35
The City Hospital was de
clared vacated.
On motion of Aid. Scott the
council adjourned.
New Board.
The Council re-convened.
Aaron Boulware was sworn iu
as Mayor, oath administered by
J. W. Bell, J. P. Mayor Boul
ware then swore in the follow
ing aldermen, D. D. Melson and
D. A. Ely re-elected and J. H.
McClintic new member, J. W.
Stephens, reelected Marshal
and W. B. Stevens re elected
Police Judge
New Board Organized.
The new board was then or
ganized as follows: A. Boul
ware, J. W. Bell, D. D. Melson,
D. A. Ely; J. S. Scott, W. T.
Rutledge, J. H. McCliutic and
proceeded to transact business.
On motion of J. S. Scoft,
George W. Tompkins was re
appointed City Clerk for the
seventeenth term, J. M.John
son Treas., R. S. McClintic
City Atty., for the second term
and W. H. Wilson Chief of F.
D. for theninth'term.
Standing Committees.
Finance: Scott, Rutledge, Mc-Cliutic.
Streets and alleys: McClintic,
Melson, Ely.
Claims: Bell, Scott. Melson.
Nuisances: Rutledge, Bell,
McClintic.
Relief: Ely. Scott, Rutledge.
Pk Comiss. : J. H. McClintic.
Bd of Health: Dr. S. M.
Brown, Dr. G. L. Turner. A.
Boulware.
Bonds Approved.
The following officials are re
quired to give bond and did so
as follows. J. W. Stephens,
City Marshal $600.00; J. E.
J. H. McClintic was authoriz
ed to employ a man to look af
ter the wind mills at the vari
ous wells.
On motion ot Rutledge the
council adjourned to meet April
14, 1902.
By that time it is hoped that
the Electric Light Plant pro
position will have reached the
stage where the council can
take the legal steps before or
dering a special election tovote
for the issuance of bonds to pay
for plant.
There has been considerable
talk of a favorable nature for a
City Hall. As the days pass
by the sentiment seems to grow
stronger and greater every way.
What Will The City Dads Do
About It.
out for both
i papers.
I Wednesday afternoon the reg-
ular issue of the Democrat was
ready for the mails and was
held up for the purpose of
supplement that
the election re-
getting out ;i
i would carry
I turns.
! We surely regret that the
I tables were pied in the News
j office more than any of our sub
scribers possibiy can.
At this late date we will
only give the correct total
result of the election, which is
as follows:
RESULT BOILED DOWN .
W.
U. S. Senator.
Stone
Good Money.
W. S. Turner thinks he has a
fancy Jersey. From April '01 to
April '02 she furnished milk and
butter for a family of two and
the surplus sold amounted to
185.45. For three weeks of that
time Mr. and Mrs. Turner were
away from home and there was
no record of that time.
Mark Hoblett after a visit
with the home folks at Lincoln,
III , has returned to his farm
near Huntington. He was in
the city Friday preparing tor
spring work. While here he pur
chased four sets of harness from
Chas. M. Sullivau, to put iu 150
acre corn crop and 50 acres of
oats. He showed us a beauti
ful span of three year old draft
horses. The Democrat will
post him on current matters.
Dr. Joseph Hardy came up
from St. Louis Friday night to
see his father. Judge George L.
Hardy, who has been quite ill
for some time. His sister, Miss
Antonella, of Nennx, Ky.,
accompauied him. He reported
his father as being better, in
fact sitting by the window and
enjoying watching the grass!
grow.
Charles Hunter, of Southern
Oklahoma, spent a portion of
last week in this vicinity with
old friends. He reported the
season there as being far ad
vanced when compared with
this vicinity and yet one could
readily see that there was a
hankering" after Old Missouri.
Lost Last Monday evening
at Smith's hall, a pair of ladies'
kid gloves. Finder please leave
at this office.
W. H. Wallace
CONGRESS.
W. W. Rueker
REPRESENTATIVE.
J. H. Whitecotton
TREASURER.
Meteer
JUDGE EASTERN DISTRICT.
Clapper
CORONER.
Dixon
Shearman
COLLECTOR.
Crow
Yates
Rodgers
Baker
COUNTY CLERK.
Mugruder
Guthrie
CIRCUIT clerk.
Hill
Smock
SHERIFF.
Clark
Burton
Wooden
Melson
Nolen
Allen
Adams
PRESIDING JUDGE,
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY.
Boyd
McAllister
PRORATE JUDGE.
CruU'her
Reynolds
Woodson
Farrell
JUDGE WEST DISTRICT.
MeGee
Arnold
Kngle
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Long Branch
Green Wood
Clinton
Granville
Spencers Chapel
Ash
Madison
Holllday
Middle Grove
Tulip
Indian Creek
Monroe City
Lees burg
J S Jennings
John Treadway
J O Rich art
Dr W T Bell
W M Farrell
Hie Yowell
W H Scott
John McGeo
Dr Drake
Jack Davis
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Mat Grigsby
T J Byars
J J Padget
B F Dry
Greg Glascock
E C Brooks
Dr E W Johnston
Joe Carrico
J W Johnston
Dr Kpperly
Bert Bottorff
visitor Friday.
was a Quincy I Feed of all kinds at Sharp
Patterson's

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