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mmmmmtmmmammgmm I I Monroe City Democrat VOL. 16 MONROE 'JOITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1904 NO 4tt ABOUT THE CHURCHES. Interesting News Concerning the Differ ent Denominations. This Column Closes Promptly at 9 a. in Each Wednesday. Don't) Forget it- Rev. G. A. Crouch, of La Orange filled appointments at Warren Sunday. Rev. T. G. Atterberry, of La Grange delivered good sermons at the Grace Baptist Church last Sunday morning and the First Baptist Cburch in the evening. Rev. R. M. Inlow, raised at Philadelphia, Mo., and well known in this city, now has charge of the Sunday School work in Nortbeast Mo., will hold a Sunday School Institute at the First Baptist cburch in this city Feb. 23. Not only the Baptist, but those of other de nominations are cordially invit ed to attend. Rev. Inlow is an artist in tbe line of Sunday School work and it will be both interesting and instructive to be present. Remember the hours, 9 a. m., 2 and 7:30 p. m. DR. READ ENTERTAINS. One of tbe most pleasant social functions ot the season occurred at the home Dr. I. W. Read, pastor of the First Bap tist Church, on Thursday even ing Feb. 11th, from eight to eleven. It was in honor of Rev. H W. Starr and wife who leave Monroe City this week for their new home in Council Bluffs, Iowa, where Rev. Starr Mas been called to take charge of a large and influential church. This worthy minister and his estimable wife have made many friends in tbe city, not only among bis own church members, but among all the churches and their pastors. It is needless to say to public that those present enjoyed a delight ful evening with the cultered pastor of the First Baptist church and his wife, for their reputation as host and hostess is well known to the many who have had the pleasure of even ings in their Leauiiful home. Tne guests, consisting of the local pastors and their wives With a few representative lay uitn from the churches and their wives arrived at tbe usual hour and were warmly welcom ed by the Doctor and his wile, ably assisted by Scudder Mad dux. Marian Read and Mrs R '.id's mother. Altera social hour pleasantly spent in conversation the guests were ushered into Hie dining room wiieie eleaan' rt fresbments were served. Bi fore leaving the dinint; room Dr. Read pro posed several toasts in a very pleasing and humorous manner. He announced that "One of the youngest, handsomest and most elegant ministers present would kindly respond to the toast of 'The Minister and the Home.' " He referred to Bro. Bone of tbe Methodist Church. Afterwards llic its: "T.ie Minister and his Wife," ' The Minister and the Length of His Pastorate." and "The Pew from thePulpil" were responded to by the other pastors. Editor Cox spoke on "The Pulpit from tbe Pew" and we have heard that tbe preachers were not in it at all witb the Editor when it comes to toastB. Rev. Starr then spoke on "The Minister and His Leave Takiug" in which he paid high tribute to Queen of the Prairies and her people and wished that he might take them both away with him. At a seasonable hour tbe guests de parted, th'j ministers regret ting that tbey must lose Bro. Starr and bis wife from their midpt, the laymen feeling that preachers were great yarn spinners and all feeling indebt ed to Dr. and Mrs. Read for their tboughtfulneps and hos pitality. CHRISTIAN CHURCH. At tbe Christian Cburch next Lord's Day; morning sermon, "A Christian's Creed." Even ing sermon, "True and False Culture." Normal Class in the Life of Christ after prayer meeting. Prayer meeting sub ject tor Feb. 23rd, "Missicnary Heroes in tbe Bible and Out of It" (Acts. XVI 19-34; II Cor. XI 24-28.) First Baptist. The Womans Missionary So ciety will meet tomorrow after noon at 2:30 at tbe home of Mrs. Mark Hawkins. Regular services Sunday by the Pastor, Rev. Dr. I. W. Read. Subject of morning dis course: "Where is Zbidees." Evening: ' Nine Men Wanted." HOLY ROSARY. Rev. Fr. D. P. Sullivan de livered his farewell address to his people Sunday morning. It was a pathetic and sympatbet ic scene, one long to be remem bered, for it brought a lump to tbe throat and tears to the eyes of the congregation, which be loved and in turn loved bim. It was tbe severing of close ties which had been growing and binding closer and closer each to the other for sixteen years. He spoke feelingly of the as sistance given him by outsiders and tbe newspapers of Monroe City. PRESBYTERIAN. The usual services will be held next Sunday. A full at tendance is very earnestly re quested. The public cordiallv invited. There was no services at the Presbyterian Church last Sun day, caused by the death of Robt. M. Donaldson at Stouts ville. Mr. Donaldson was 79 years of age, an old resident ot Missouri and for in my years a consistent member of ihe Pres byterian church. Dr. McNair preached the tuneral. Methodist Prayer meeting Wednesday at 7 p. m. ied by Bro Ria. Sul livan. Let all the church rally to the prayer meeting. Jr. League will meet at 2:30 p. m. Sunday and will oe led by Mrs. James Gray aud Miss Davie Eoey. The pulpit will be filled morning aud evening by Rev. Joseph M. Bone, son ot tbe pas tor. The pastor left Tuesday to help bis son in a revival meeting at Lathrop, Clinton Co., and will be gone two weeks. The Sr. Epwortb League wll meet at 6:80, (as tbe public service will be at at 7:30 p. m.) and will be held by Bro. D. S. Sharp. We shall take it as an awakening duty to see all tbe Leaguers present Sunday even ing. D. F. Bone, Pastor. (continued on page 4) Oil! Tit Any article of merchandise bearing this label- 7o', col our clothing store is chuck full of nice new goods, consisting of everything to be found anv where in a clothing store. Goods of the right kind at the right price. WM. A. SULLIVAN, Cash Clothier, Now, brother, don't take the song and dance or what we have been, and how long we have been at it for an asset, but ask the question what are you now? The result will be that we will get your business. Now. consider this prop osition and flgu.-e with us on the next bill of clothing. WM. A. SULLIVAN, Cash Clothier. New pants received this week, New suits received this week, New hats received this week. New Neckwear received this week, New shirt received this week and We expect to receive a call from you soon to Inspect these goods. WM. A. SULLIVAN, Cash Clothier. Our books will show that we or dered over one hundred garments at an aggregate cost of over 1 1 1 from Meek Brothers, Bonaparte, Iowa, wholesale Tailors. We made no mistakes and the gar ments have given perfect satisfac tion. The wool is bought, the cloth is made and the suits tailor ed under the same roof. Weguar antee these garmeuts to be the very best produced. If you want a suit made to or der come in and let us show you. WM. A. SULLIVAN. Cash Clothier. Make up your mind to buy your clothing right Start in to inves tigate this matter and inform yourself. Take no man's word, but be as business-like in this matter of buying goods as in oth er matte.-s of business and see if you don't drift to the exclusive cash clothing utore. WM. A. SULLIVAN, Cash Clothier. (continued. ) Chas. Sharp went to Avon, III., Monday to buy two car load of sheep. The people of of that section do not seem to appreciate sheep nor grass as do tbe Missouri farmers. Manning Elliott has bought 10 fat lambs from Homer Trues dall, 10 fine fat black heifers of Benj. McElroy and one iat heif er from Cecil Dawson. Chickens are chickens Just read this. Saturday C. B. Crawford sold Balzer & Dirigo 107 chickens which fetched him 103. If you need timothy or clover seed see A. H. Green. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1904, Col W. T. Youell will cry a sale at tbe Norm Goodnight farm, for W. M. Galvin. There will be 6 bead of cattle, 61 bead of bogs and a lot of farm implements for sale. See big bills gotten out by the Democrat. Market Report. I Cattle 2.50a4.50 I Hogs $4.00$5.00 Sheep n f3.005 .00 Hens 9ic Turkeys 12c to 13c Ducks 8c Geese 6c Eggs 2c Corn new 35c Corn old 40c Oats 35c Hay $6.00$7.50 Shipments for tbe week, slow. Barger & McClintic 3 cars bogs, McFarland Bros. 2 cars sheep, Hays 1 car lambs, D D. Melson, 2 cars hay, Ed Long mire 1 car bay, Boulware & Finks 1 car ties and 1 bard lum ber, W T C'ark 1 car registejed bulls. Total 12 cars. VALENTINE RECEPTION Given By Chapter H.. P. F. 0. Friday Evesinf, A Delightful Affair. ITEMS FROM FARMERS Of Farmers, For Farmers And Pertaining To Farmers- Registered Short Horn bulls for sale Geo. W. Tooley & Son. The Selby Poultry Co. are doing business again. John Geary has good corn for sale in any q l mtity. 2-5 For clover or timothy seed go A H Green Chas Sharp sold 114 lambs to E. E Yates. W T. Clark shipphed 1 car of registered imi is to iVxas Thurs day. Benj i rain Hind ley has grown tired of K in-1 City and return ed lo hi- f ir n north west of th is city and is building cosy cot tage on it to live in Col. W. T Y uiell will cry a public sale f r Felix B C.irrico on wliat 1-. known as the Os Mudd farm. 11 miles south of Monroe and 6 nileseastof F lor ida, BVb. 18. 19J4. That will be the place to go to buy 6 head of good horses 3 extra cows, 11 head of hogs, a Chester White boar, 7 doz chickens, 200 bush els of good corn and a nice line of farm implemdnts. See bills gotten out by the Democrat. Geo. Hays has sold a cow to Thomas Byuum for $40. For Timothy and Clover seed see McClintic & Donley. McFarland Bros, have ship ped a car load of extra good sheep. John L. Owen sent 16 bead of beeves to tbe Hannibal market Monday. Dont. V C. Spalding has returned from bis swiug around tbe circle and has formed a poor opinion of Oklahoma. His opinion of the country is that it is pretty to look at, but! Aud when a but is put in that way, look out for breakers. His idea is that it is a specu lative country, money worth j 25 per cent, often hard to rind a place to sleep and it is the place par excellence to blow your money, for it costs double to live there as one lives here and then is shy on school and cuut ch conveniences He will not oreak bis neck to go back Ran tor Inperial Missouri, Grand Old Missouri of low tax es, low interest m mey aud of good old Democratic govern uient. Miskell Finnigan. William VisKeli and Miss An nie Fmnigan were mtrried at high mass by R-v. Fr John Lyons at St Stephens Church on the 10th inst Mrs. John Williams rendered the weduiug march Alter the ceremony they were dined at the home of the bride. They then took iu the ball at Indian Creek that night. The attendants were Miss Mamie Carrico and John Camp bell. They were at home to their many friends at Mrs. Kate Mc Ne lis-Thursday aud aft ei wards. Sunday tbeyw drove to this city and had their pictures took." The ladies of Chapter H., P. E. O. entertained the brothers-in-law and a few friends at tbe home of Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Henderson, Friday evening. It being a Valentine reception tbe house was attractively decorat ed with hearts not bums hearts only but card hearts as well and also the flower of tbe order. The ladies sustained their previously earned name of being excellent entertainers. Shooting at Cupid on tbe wall with bow and arrow furnished amusement part of tbe time but tbe little God himself was pres ent and doing bis duty it could not be otherwise where sa many charming young Udietf and handsome young men were present, especially on such as occasion. A pleasing feature of tbe evening was tbe recita tions and music, there being present a number of talented readers and musicians. De licious refreshments were serv ed and tbe table was particu larly attactive. Each guest was presented with a beautiful souvenir. In every respect tbe reception was a success and all guests Praise Every One of the P. E. O. ladies. WAR NEWS. For days the news from the seat of Russian-Japan war h as been like that of the late un pleasantness, of the grape vine order and unreliable. Mines in Port Arthur harbor have blown up two Rjssian battleships and the forts h ive destroyed, through error, three of their torpedo boats. Tbe Japs have taken five Russian merchantmen heavily laden with stores. Tie fortificrions on Golden Hill, Port Arthur, destroyed by an internal explo sion, cause unknown. The Russian started to rob, burn aud massacre Japanese at NewObwang, out the U S. consul made -uch vigorous pro test, they were Sived. Six hundred RusiidQ troops , . ve been frozen to death on Lake Baikal. Tue Japs hive destroy el or Captured the lirer porti .i of Russian 11 'et at Port Aitiiur and Vladivostok. Japan las landed dJ.O 10 troops in Cores, and seems to oe gaining the uest positions for battle. Fra nce is hunting trouble. She is viu at ing neutraln y I i ,vs by alio .s ing Russian Mediterranean squad ron to remain days instead of hours at Jebjiie, Freuch So maliland. A decisive battle may be ' fought at any time. The Japs think tbe war will be over in tbree months or less time Emmet Haliock Jias secured a good position -with the Mouti cello Journal, Mouticello, Mo. He is a good fellow, good work man and we wish him well. lia. ma Dead. M. A. Hanua, the brains of tbe Republican party, after a short illness, died in Wasingcon D C. Monday evening. Tbe body lies in state in the Capitol of the Nation and will later be taken to bis home in Cleveland, Ohio tor burial. What bis death means to tbe party and who will be bis suc cessor, is at present unknown.