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V Monroe City Democrat. VOL. 16 MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1903 NO 21 ABOUT THE CHURCHES. Interesting News Concerning the Differ ent Denominations. About 1 a. m. he woke up and there sat a man on a chair bending over and Charlie think- ' ing a burglar was going through his breech a loons and getting his hard earned lie loped Miss Anna Armstrong, secre out of that bed like a cata tary of Woman's Southern mount and on to Lee Stoddard's Board, and Miss Uransam. Mis-1. back. Lee was busy untying ionary in Cuba trill be in this , i,js shoes preparatory to going ITEMS FROM FARMERS Of Farmers, For Farmers And Pertaining To Farmers- city ar.d meet the the First 8. would be pleased to ladies of the city at Baptist church Sept. R7. J. H. McClintic, of Shel bina, is visiting relatives in the city. Rev. Brown, cf Louisiana, filled Appointments at Bethle hem Saturday and Sunday. Rev. E. II. Do'bear, wife and daughter, of Griggsville, III., have been the guests of Rev. and Mrs. P. Boyd. Rev. J. H. Oolvert will preach at the Stone school house at 4 o'clock Sunday afterijoon. Everyone is invited t: attend. Sunday school at 3 o'clock. Rome, AugURt 15 The Rev. J. J. Harty of St Louis was to day consecrated ris arebbtsbop of Manila. Philippines. Cardinal Satolli, the former papal delegate to the United States, and Cardinal Gibbons of Baltimore, conduced the ceremony, which lasted four hours. Skcond BAPTIST. Saturday the Second Baptist church of this city gave a pic nic. At 4 o'clock in the afternoou Prof. E. H. Border, of Western College, Macon, delivered an addreii: "Condition and Reme dy of the Negro." At 8 p. m. Rev. P. J. Knott, pastor of Second church, Paris, introduced by ex pastor W. A. West, who spoke to the ques tion: The Negro Problem. Each of the speaiters dwelt largely upon industry, economy, moral culture and i he education of the race. Sunday the church wound up its social and educational whirl with a Basket Diuuer. The proceeds, which were for church purposes, were: From the pic nic, 16 and the basket dinner, $18. When it comes to taking up a collection DookJordonis some. Rev. .J. A. Black well preach ed Buuday morning. Prof. E. H. Bordin in the afternoon in place Of Rev. West, who was ill, and at 7:30 p. m. Rev. J. A. Black well delivered a rousing ser mon. St. Jude. St. Catherine's Guild will give a musical at Mrs. H. Levy's this evening. Miss Geture. the noted contralto of St. Louis will um1. Admission 10c. Methodist. Sabbath School at 9:45 a. m. Preaching at 11 o'clock a. m. Jr. League will meet at 8 o'clock p. at, Sr. League meets on the B jour n men t, of t':e Union ser vices in North Park. to bed with Charlie without waking him and he was as much surprised as Charlie was fright ened. Lee had come in from his home, Avon, 111., and the next time it is safe to bet Jie will waken Charlie before eutering his room and also-safe to wager that Charlie will not tote 2,100 again soon. Folk Palmyra Upon going to the Burlington R. R. depot Saturday morning we found a surprise party awaiting us One hundred and nine tickets were sold to Palmyra, one and one third rate, free fish and free Folk buttons await'ng them at their destination. In that crowd there was from twenty-live to twenty-seven gentlemen from Monroe City. Curiosity caused us to poll the Monroe delegation and we found that nearly every man over 40 years of age was going down "to see, to hear Senator Cock rell." Three fourths of the crowd were Marion, Ralls and a spi inkling of Monroe County people. We were surprised because the winning card of the Monu ment Association was billed Joseph W. Folk and no man ever spoke in either of the three counties that was as persistent ly and well advertised as what his backers term "the next governor. " Badly Frigitleued. Last Weduesday night Charles Sharp went home with $2,100 iu his jeans and after throwing his breech a loons on a chair, rolled into bed and the arms of Morpheus aud dreaming the dreams of young bachelorhood, forgot all about bis money. A Judge Resigns. Jefferson City, Mo., Aug. 15. Judge Robert D. Rogers of Mexico, circuit judge of the eleventh circuit, handed in his resignation yesterday to Gov ernor Dockery. Judge Rogers was appointed to succeed Judge Hughes about thirty days ago, being au ac -tive applicant for the place. His resignation yesterday came as a surprise. Governor Dockery will appoint his successor in a few days. , W. T. Clarit has returned to his ranch near Midland, Texas, where he resides in a dog tent, does his own cooking and has no knives, forks or dishes to wash. He lives on heaiis, ba con, crackers and coffee, and when he diinks up all the coffee he washes his hands in the pot and hangs it up to dry. That is light housekeeping with a vengence. J M Proctor and Sin have shipped their blue gr.tss seed. Two thousand and sixty bushels or 2 ordinary car loads. Sharp and Gray slrpped in from Kanas City morning 2 car loads ot Angora Goats. They were beauties. Minneapolis, Aug. 14 "Dol lar wheal" was at least seen on 'change t; day for the first time since the Letter corner in 1898. It was cash wheat and there were sales at that figure. Later 11.02 was asked and $1.01 bid with no sales. September op tion touched 85. the highest point in 14 years. Jno Greathouse, of Shiel was a pleasant caller at the Demo crat office Saturday afternoon. He has been quite bu-y lately with bis threshing ouittt. Charles Lafever, of near; Hatch, was iu the city Saturday i and told us: We had a line rain this morning. The branches ran kuee deep and 1 think it wilt make thecorn. R T Kendrick. of Vandaiia aud F H Kendrick. of Shiel. were welcome visitors at die Democrat office Saturday af ternoon. RKsaid: Eicti week the Democrat is like a long letter from home. Grant See said to us: When I got my Democrat Thursday, I kuew that it was Nel Asbury's shoat that was in my pen. So that's t'ue way it goes, lor the Democrat serves warm stuff straight from the bat. Look at the bills gotten out by the Democrat for the Jnoj T Moss sale Sept. 1st. Bight miles northeast of the city and ten miles south west of Palmyra. He will offer to the public a nice lot of cattle, good horses, fancy sheep, old corn and hay. 40 acres of good growing com farm iinplemeuts etc The Great and Only, Col W T Youell will cry the sale. Rube Douglass is one of the farmers that believes in long as welt as short sweetning. lie has cut four bee trees and will cut five more if the pesky sling ing things don't swarm JnoL Owen seut 20 head of beeves to the Bluff City market son is on 10 but the spring season will be '15 as in the past. Last day of fair 15 will be awarded best colt. John Boarman has bought a nice black mare from Preston Handcock. Node Green has closed the following deals: House and 4 lots on corner of Park and Mon- Saturday re streets from the bstate to Annie Fie Id a sideration $800. GRAVEL ROAD Meeting Will be Held at Monroe Democrat Office Saturday, 22nd inst. City House aud two lots on corner of Lawn aud Washington Streets from Mrs O W Hawkin., to David C Clark of Ely. Con sideration 350. House and two lots on corner of Summer and Monroe Streets from Rosa B Sharp to 0 H Wil liamson. Consideration private. Cotswoc! liuk for sale. W 0 Wieshar L. Milton Piiilltpa, of Eineivon, brought over and shipped a car load ot sheep Tuesday. McClintic aud Donley have bought Timothy Seed from the following gentlemen in the past Thursday F. D. Proctor, Geo. Howe. J. J. Rogers. Samuel Sparks and others, met at the Dodd Democrat oflfice to devise means Con 'for nutting the Warren and Monroe Gravel Road in good or first class shape. Between then and Saturday 22nd inst you need not be sur prised if Mr Howe calls on you with a subscription paper, for the gentlemen concluded that some stone culverts were badly needed, culverts that once put in would practically last for ever. The present wooden ones during the past ten days have been mashed and smashed by portable engines that pay no more attention to the law in regard to culverts ami bridge than if it had never been enacted. It goes without saving, the few day .: J B Thomas 15 1 1 time has come when the Warren bushels. W S McCiintic 223. Juojroud must be cared for. or what Carr 10. T J Janes 230. j there is left ot it will be beyond Withrop 42. Jno Sullivan 109, J repair and lost, lost for the M Procter and Son 218, W H want of a little care. Remember oaunuers lou, a a jacmon au, you must grease a wagon to Chas Jordan 162, Ed Naeglin o'J ; m.ike it run Htfbt and lasi. You J B McClinlic 25, Barger, Gen try and Gosney "00 bushels. In another column you will find the adv announcing the fall season of the great Stallion of R H Simmons. It you want fine stock take advantage of reduced rates. During the past few days Barger and McClintic bought lugs from the following farm ers: T V Thurman 8 head, Carrico 4. C Tewell 5. 1 L Owens 11, J 1J Gray and Sou 10, O o Sharp 8. Phillips 10, J W Lear 47, Taylor 5, S Taylor 20, H Gieeuweil 12. W Rogers 12. M Wood 3, S R Orr 12, J Steven son 3. Wiilis 5. H Couch 23. S McParlund2, E Wood 10. Long 0, Co! vert 8, O Miiler 1. 0 L.ei' 13. W Gibbon 8. H Durst 72. A. Cassadj 4. D Phillips 23. S Able 7. N Harris 2. W T Olartc 1. Grant See 2. Ed Sjckson 1 Sharp and Gray have bpugoi limbs of J T G liti-s 3. J S S nit It 10. A Sch after 2, Jno Jordan 7. S U Davis 18. must keep a gravel road in re pair or lose the benefit of a gravel road. The gentlemen who met at this office last Thursday are very desirous of a laive aud full attendance of people who use that road, at their next , meeting August 22nd and if the citizens along that road do uot want to be left away back ia I the old ruts by the citizens south of ti.e city, they will get j a. hustle on themselves, im j prove the road, make it belter i than it ever was and thereby (enhance the value ot every acre I of farm land within two Guiles Of it. i Remember, Democrat office. Saturday afternoon. Don't Coffee.- fail to try Diamond J. H. Woodward. Miss Fannie Schofield return ed Thursday evening from a two weeks visit with friends in the Bluff City. J. T. S. Hickman was raised to the sublime degree ol Mas ter Mason' at the meeting of Monroe City Lodge No. 64 A. F. & A. M., Saturday evening. Misses Mary and Lizzie Teason, of Shelbina, spent Sun day in this city, the guest of friends. .Market Report. Cattle J8.BOV3.00 Monday. Henry Durst is one of ihe HogS - .0otfa.00 forehanded farmers near Ely. Sheep -. ...fS.OU q I 3 50 i .. i... a i io ET- U. ..... hja mtafMA uauiuM - - -v Lie uaa jut Hf va - - that will average 3 tons per stack, is feeding 54 head of cat tle, sold to Will Barger 72 head of hogs and well, maybe Mr Durst had better tell the story on the lone pig. Dan K Yowell and Frank D Proctor have each t ugbt a car load of brush exterminators, the noted Angora goats. George Hays has bought 3 calves from Will Hays for $45. Vint Spalding has sold Frank Bottorff 3 yearling mules. Harry Goeus sold a pair ol 2 year old mules to S'one for $195 and a sucking mule for $45. Will Mudd has sold a sow and pigs to Sidney Mudd for 127. In another column all lovers of good horses will find au adv that will interest them. Re member that Patlniers fall sea ,9c Hens Spring Chickens - 9c Turkeys Uc Ducks '7o i) rus - - 1 2c I Cora -' - 6c Oats - 28c Hay b50w 7.5 ' BbipmtOtS f r tllO week ending I noon yesterday were: Barger and McClintic 3 cars of llOg; Sharp and Gray 1 ear of siieep; i Proctor and Son 2 cars ot li uj ,rr:i"s seed: Yates and 0rei cur ot catie; McClintic Donley 2 car of Timothy seed; Milt Phillips 1 car ol sbeep; Monroe City Milling Co 1 car of Hour. 1 ot com. lot wlr.vl; Sel- by Poultry Co 2 card poultry and egts; Balzer and Diiigolcarj of poultry and eggs; A H Green 7 cars of hay, 1 of corn and 1 ol oats; P W Hus'on 1 car ot luin her. Total 25 cars. Sharp and Gray sold a car load of sheep to Dan Phillips. The Constitution of the Flag It has been fully Settled ly the decision, tive to four, of the ! supreme court bench, that the constitution of the I'a'ted Slates does uot follow the Hag 1 the enaign ot the national I authority, That settles th fact .that we have a dual form of government half republican .uiiu had iuiperia ,.,. I'oraai and half allifc.it i i way we tu u I Conviction tne ' "stare decisis,' en 1 aiVl or." Whichever to escape that case is labeled ' for under tne majority rule tive judges make as binding law from the su preme bench as the entire nine Could make iu conceit. Another and higher question 1 is whetuer the constitution re mains with tne tl ig at home? j It is notorious with all men who observe and thiua that there ! publican party has as little re gard for the limitations of the constitution here in the United States as it has for it when appealed to by the Porto Ri , cans or the Fll'pinos. Atlanta i Constitution Tne Qumcy Herald quaiutly says: "'A. whole lot of folks are at Palmyra today besides Joseph W. Folk." So you see Joe W. Folk is ouly one folk, while there are many other folks.