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Monroe City Democrat VOL. 15 MONROE CITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16. 1902. NO 29 ABOUTTHE churcks. Interesting News Concerning The Differ ent Denominations. Rev. K. Gil! is preparing for a bicycle tour of the British Isles next summer and intends to write a series of articles to the press of tins country giving his impressions oi the people, country etc. It is possible that Jamie Proctor of this city may accompany him. Beginning Sunday, the churches of this city will be gin their evening service at 7 o'clock instead of 7:30 as dur ing the summer. Rev. P. G. Rogers, of Heath er, has been visiting friends in the city. Rev. A. B. Book has closed his protracted meeting at Ye; ger school house. The result was 17 additions to DeMoss Chapel. The Christian Church at Per ry was struck by liglitning Sun day and burned to the ground. Rev. Trower began a pro tracted meeting at Oakland Sunday. R. A. Jones, of New London, has been called by the liaplisl church of this place and will enter on his work next Sunday. Preaching at that church next Saturday evening. Sunday morning and evening. All are ' cordially invited to attend these services Madison Times. Catholic. Rev. Fr. D. P. Sullivan, of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church of this city and Rev. Pr. John Lyon, of St. Stephens Churcli of Indian Creek left Tuesday for Hannibal to at tend the Conference of the Han nibal District. Gkace Baptist. Rev. J. H. Rifle and wife, N H. MeCall and wife have been elected delegates to attend the General Association ofuBaptists at St. Joseph Monday the 20th inst. FlttST Baptist. Services by the Pastor Sun day. Evening services begin at 7:00 o'clock instead of 7;30. Rev. and Mrs. I. W. Read, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Proctor, Mrs. Susan Gentry and Miss Eleanor Scott were elected to represent the church at the General Association which meets Monday the 20th inst. at St. Joseph Methodist. There is an earnest and urgent call from the Pastor, Rev. D. P Bone, for each male member cf t he M. E Church South, to meet at the church for special business. Friday at 7:00 p. m. Please do not tail to come. Christian. Preaching at the Christian Church at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m. Morning sermon will be devot ed to a discussion of Christian Endeavor The young people of the church especially invit ed Prayer meeting on Wednes day evening at 7:15. Meeting ot the Bible School teachers af ter prayer meeting. The public is cordially invit ed to these services. Sclieetz Entered into the Paradise of Cod, at her home in Kirkwood. Mo, September 25. 11I02, Henri etta Cruger, wife of the Rev. P. B. Scheetz. in the H3rd year of her age. Born in the city of New York, I March 24, 1BHJ. rne was mar-, u.lt v. sorrel rieu io i reueric a. rscueetz, i March 8t, ihio. Immediately j after tbeir marriage. May 1410. the youthful couple came to: wh it was then the Western wilderness. and settled first near the present town of Sid ney, Ralls Co.. in company with Mr. Scheetz' sister and her hus band. In lq42 they moved to Palmyra, Mo.. where Mr. Scheetz conducted a school for several years. In 1H45 they went on a farm n-ar Palmyra, now known as the Mitchell place. In 1852 they again re moved to a farm which they called Hazelside, near the pres ent town of Monroe. Here Mr. Scheetz organised a small band of faithful members of the Episcopal church into a mission which was called St. Judes, building a small chapel on the corner of the Scheetz farm, the i ITEMS FROM FARMERS 01 Farmers, For Farmers And Pertaining To Farmers- Hon. W. S. McClintic is feed Ing 150 head of cattle. VV. A. Sullivan ha a in Marion County, to W II Trekell of Illinois W D Nelson. 160 acres notth of .Philadelphia, In Marion County, to E Division of Illi nois. P H Fisher. Ki'J atires three mnlk hiu ni.ies east of town, in Rills MODERN TELEPHONY. Monroe City Company Keep In (he Front Ranks New Instrument!. driver to J. Art County, to H II Cuddy, of Jef ferson County. Iowa. This is the second time 'hat the last mentioned land has been sold by Davenport and Lear within the past ninety days and it is for tale again. Me (son, Sapp, Raughley ard Worland were in the .city 1 hursaay and I though they hail advertised for mule colts bought none. They gave the reason. We cannot afford to pay prices asked. Market Report. Yates Bros, and Sullivan i Cattle f2.509S.&0 have handled the following Hogs -f6.00f6.50 real estate in thepast few days, j Sheep t8.00t8.50 John Elzea 80 acres. John Lambs 4.00(5 00 Holandsworth 80 acres to P. P. j Chickens 'Jc Sullivan. And 151 acies Jno. jTurkeys 7c0c Kierulfl and E. A. Gordon, of I Ducks 06c 1 ronized the c impany Oceola. Iowa. Also 100 D. Geese 5c ter than could hav Arnulty to J. M. Crooks, ot Eggs 17c ( peeled at the lmi Clark County, Iowa. They al- Shipment are still running so sold what is known as the light Balaer and Dirlgo 1 car Lovel Rouse r sidence property .,0ul try and etfffS. A. H. Green Londborg to John Yates, e cats of hay. Boulware and Pinks :! P.ar of .tm Tula ! 1 i) Tlie Monroe City Telephone Co. is at work putting in a new 200 line capacity Stiom berg Car I son switch board, It is eased in quarter sawed oak and Is a beauty, but better than tl.is it is a modern up t j-date switchboard and svi enable the company to give its pat rons better service than they have in the past. This is spy. ing considerable because there is no city even much I irger than Monroe City which r has had as go ul telephone system ;,s have M e patrons of our ho.ne com pany. The people for L Consideration in all the deal? phones were put in. company has given vice. Now we are m i of cur sister towns tral office is to be in i lave pat nuch bet been ex ihe first and the good ser ictl ahead The cen eu trom private. car8, W H. Elliott sold for J. H. i Elliott 100 acres of land toll lirst place for religious service for many miles, in 1807 as tiie small mission had so increased in members, a more central place of worship was deemed advisable and the present St. Judes church. Monroe was built and Mr. Sceeeiz with his family removed to Monroe City to take charge of it. Here he and his wife labored until 1881. when they removed to Kirk wood, Mo. where the remainder of Mrs. Scheetz life was spent. In every relation of life she was ever found faithful. "Her chil dren arise up and call her bless ed, her husband also, and he praiseth her." Sh: leaves "two sons and four daughters one daughter died in 1872 nine grandchildren and rive great grand children. As a ministers wife, she had few equals, no superiors; refined, courteous and tactful, she was an ideal hostess and many of the o der citizens remember the old time hospital ity Ot Hazelside and the Rectory at Monroe. Prom early youth she was a member of the Episco pal church, and for mor . than sixty years she labored faith fully by her husband's side to build up the church in the dif ferent towns of this vicinity. Her loss will be felt by many outside her own family, for her influence was far reaching like the pebble dropped in the pool, which spreads it's waves in ever-widening circles to the margin. She went to her rest '-having the testimony of a good con science, In the communion of the Catholic church, in the con fideuce of a certain faith; in the comfort of a reasonable, relig ious and holy hope; in favor with GoJ and in perfect charity with the world.'' 0 Benson, of Illinois. J. M. Proctor and Son have a sow that is a good one, one that trues on the nriucioal of re uleuishint: the earth. In less I tl,e l'a8t two year8 from l)ara'-v than a vear she has Had Lear. Robert E Lear's short but useful lite t rminated Sunday at 5 p. m.. Oct. 12, 1902. Mr. L;ar had been a sufferer during ov r the post office lot room over Moessuer rant. The switch l ta rd vided with all the mo ! pliances and will central g'.rl to do eas'.er and will be i factory by the patr le trout pro rn ap twosis. For more than a quarter pole lightning arre f i tbie the her work mind satis ms. Cable lers will be pigs that Clarks thread 2 spools for 5c. Levy's litters of head. I. M. Proctor and oon have purchased 8 head registered Rambonillet sheep. Two rams and U ewes. The R. V. Sullivan sale was a big one and the following prices prove a good oue ling steers $31.75; two and 3 year olus .jiI.oU; sucking calves $20; yearling $28 50 to tf29; yearling til ley $75. Hogs at fancy prices, but cows went at fair prices. Col W. T. Youell cried the sale. Turk ys are now brought to this market wagon load. W. Hamilton Bird 1705-i oushels of wheat on 01 acres of ground. He has sold it for 58c per bushel. counted 35 ! of a century he had been one ot used in the future and the wires I the most prominent and popular j Win a )e put jnto a cable. figures in the commercial, social and religious life of this city. T.ie funeral services were con ducted Wednesday 10:30 a. m. at St. Judes Episcopal church This will be mu'!i as thev have been pany iter in in 'i:e com is showing llllicll enter prise and deserves the patron age of our citizens because of by the Rector Rev. Walter i its excellent service. Pleasant Year ! Mitchell assisted by t be former courteous and accommodating peop Rector Rev. Dr. W. A. Hatch, of St. Louis. Asa token of re-j their Company hiefers sPect t0 tne deceased, the May tral. or issued a proclamation clos i ing all business houses during I T.a8t the funeral hour. The sympa th es of the tntire community was given to the bereaved ones left behind. The parting is only for a short while. An extended obituary will appear in the next issue of this paper. e are the onlv kind which keeps at Cen- being by the raised C. G. Hampton, Dentist now in possession the Foley Settle evening at rt: at the home of Mr. J. B. Settle, occur re ding of their daugl and Mr Berschei Rev. W M. Waiting! bina, a cousin of officiated. Miss May me L ss Lohengrin's Weddii 1 o'c ock and Mrs. the wed- ter . Cora Foiey. if Shel bride, tillered March J. L. Owen took 19 bead of latest and most approved meth of Tall Story James Hickman who resides south of the city comes to the front with a tall story. He says; One of our Guinea hens ' stole her nest" in a field and when she hatched out and came to the bouse with her brood she brought a small quail with it and now that it in grown it stays with them and is as gen tle as the balance of the brood butcher slut! to the Hannibal; od of taking the impression market Monday. J. W. Settle delivered 12 head: of cattle to the Bluff City butchers Monday. J. H. Jett has purchasad a car load of thoroughbred Shropshire sheep at Corning, Iowa and had them shipped to his farm south west of the city. Slock sold well at the Lake; Monroe County Odd Fellows. Bros, sale near Ely. Tuesday j The Odd Fellow- of Monroe Wilson Bros , the Short Horn County will hold t rlr County iand during the ceremony, she softly played the mouth for making artificial teeth. Both uper an a lower sets tit perfectly solid. If your artificial teth rock or become loose, don't fail to see Jr. Hampton. He will guarantee perfect fit or no pay. No plaster paris used in taking impres si cms. 10 23 'Remain I ler Me."' Immediately following the cer emony, refreshments consisting of ices cake and prepared dates, were served in the dining room. Only a few friends nf I lie con tracting parlies were present. The house was prettily decorat ed with red llils and (lowers ' I I . . 1- . . - , F I . 1 ilk .. The bride was becomingly dressed in brown anil carried white carnations and tube ross. During the evening a duet breeders (sold two registered bulls to Ed Webber of Audrain County and oue to Thomas Simmsol Monroe County. They report the denund for Short horn bulls greater than the supply. The Rett: Estate and Loan firm of Davenport and Lear re port recent real estate sales as follows: Madison lo day. j was rendered by Mi v. of the Monroe 1 1 end. will be given by re union at Several mem1 City Lodge Degrp" v, teams a& lv M: Initiatory by Madison. First by Shelbina. Second by Paris. Third by Monroe City. Fancy Jewel Prtnlice A Oldham will have Clau- J A Bethea, 240 acres three miles north of town, in Marion j a special sale of their fancy and County, to J C Snank. erf Ne we" selected stock of Millinery braska. j Saturday. A Paucy Jewel Hat OCCassady,2) acres about ! Piu wUl 'Ven 5 each "e two miles south of Hunnewell in Monroe County, to Mrs. Skidmore of Iowa. making a $2 50 por. base Dr. and Mrs T. A. Bull, of iKahokn. Mo., spent the latter JDBallou, 847 acres about; part of last week in the city three miles northwest of town with their son, Bert Bull. delle and Gayneli Settle and a reading by Miss Ora Foley. Mr. and Mrs. Folev will make their home for the present at the home of the groom' moth er. Good For GeorfC. Just about once a year the Joe depot or the Ageut J. L. Lyon sends out into the world a young man from Monr e to fight the battles of life. The last one is George Chipnan. After acting as cub for about 18 months he has been given a a permanent position ax night operator at Buck in George has never been a smart Alex, is quiet. Industrious and moral hence will succeed.