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iYlonroe City Democrat.
VOL. 17 MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, DECEMBER I, 1904 NO 35 ITEMS FROM FARMERS Hayden. To Farmers. Mrs Eva P. Hayden died at Of Farmers, For Farmers And Perlnininjr , the home of her daughter. Mrs. Geo. A Hawkins, Friday morn ing. Nov 2") The last Sunday in October, deceased fell to the floor in her room and fractured her hip. On account of her ex treme age, the shock to her sys tem and the suffering caused a gradual wearing away of the strength until death ended the suffering. Mrs. Hayden was born in Bourbon county. Ky., March 21, 1823. She had been twice mar ried and leaves one son, P T. B Ragland, and two daughters, Mrs, G. A. Hawkins and Mrs. J. W. Johnston to mourn their loss. She had lived in this place since 1867 and was a charter member of the Christian church here, haviug first united with that church when 18 years old. Funeral services were held at the home where she died by Elder J. C. Todd, and six grand sons acted as pall bearers ABOUT THE CHURCHES. (Jreek at 9::J0. at Brush PIANO CONTEST Corn is plentiful. For Sals or Trade A good wood stove. Inquire at Dkmo CRAT. Spiker will butcher you bogs. Farmers are busy gathering their raamoth corn crop. White Plymouth Cockerels for sale. Apply at Democrat Jersey Cows For Sale. I have for sale 7 Jersey cows some giving milk, 2 with calves by side, others will be fresh soon. 12 29 J A Bixler. Se big bills gotten out by the Democrat for G W Tooley & Son's sale on December 1st. They will sell 7 bead of hoises and mules; 15 head of cattle, 56 head sheep, 78 head hogs, im plements, household and kitch en furniture. My car of Extra Fancy North em Potatoes is now btre. See me before you buy your winter's supply. J. L. Evans. W. S. Wilson attended the S. P. Emmon's Short-Horn sale at Mexico and bought a Scotch Orange Bull for A V. Young, of Palmyra,, and a Scotch Top ped Adelaide heifer for the herd of L. O. and W. S. Wilson. Both are well-bred animals and are good ones. Market Report. For Wednesday before date of paper. Cattle 3.00f5.25 Hogs $4.00f4.20 Sheep 3.003.50 POULTRY. Hens 8c Spring Chicks 8c Roosters 4c Ducks 8c Turkeys. 11c Young Turkeys 14c Geese f and ff 64c Guineas, each 20c Eggs . 23c Beeswax 25c lb Tallow .. 4c Butter 13c Green Hides .. 74c Corn old . 55c New Corn 40c Oats 25 to 26c Hay- 6.007 50 Shipments lor week: Selby v Poultry Co. 2 cars poultry and eggs; Barger & McClintic 6 cars bogs. Interesting News Concerning the Differ ent Denominations. Gilson. Thursday morning at 4:30 the spirit of Mrs. Jno, Oscar Gilson took its flight to that bourne whence no traveler has returned Susan Elizabeth Christian was born in Marion county, Aug. 22 1866; married to J. O. Gilson, Jan. 26, 1898. To this union 2 children were born, Neva Van and Elvvn Oscar. Deceased spent almost ber entire life in in Monroe City add numbered her friends by her acquaintences She had been in poor health tor some but'death was unexpected. Funeral services were conduct ed f rom the Methodist Church Saturday afternoon by Rev. G. A. Lehnhoff The entire com munity sympathize with the bereaved in their great loss. This Column Closes Promptly at 9 a m Ksch Wednesday. Don't Forget it. lit v. A. F, Jenkins' who was pastor of the A. M E, Church here for five years wasin the city yesterday. He now has charge of the A. M. E. Church at Elsberry with a membership of eighty members. During his stay Rev. Jenkin's made many warm friends here as he so con ducted himself as to merit their confidence. St. Jude. St. udes Church Calendar for Dec 1904. Sunday's. Dec. 4, Second Sunday in Ad vent. Dec. 11, Third Sunday in Ad vent J Dec. 18, Fourth Sunday in Advent. Dec. 25. Christmas Day. Holy Days. Dec. Wednesday 21st, St. Thomas, Apostle. Dec. Monday $6th, St. Steph en, Martyr. Dec. Tuesday 27th, St. John, Evangelist. Dec. Wednesday 28tb, The In. nocents. Fast Days. Each Friday . Ember Days same being Wednesday 14tb, christian. Morning uhject at the Chris im Church next Lnrd's Day. ' Women of the Eible.1' In the evening a program will be pre sented by the local Christian Woman's Board of Missions Auxiliary, The first Sunday in December is international C. W B M. Day for the Chris tian Church. Everyone invit ed to worship at these services. Many Ballots Cast- Interest Growing Help Your Favorite At Once- Linwood Links. Thanksgiving passed off very quietly in this vicinty. Mr. Robins, of Hannibal, who is the guest of Frank Herron, ia reported quite ill. F. S. Alexander and daugh ter, Alma, of New London, spent Tbanksgiving with friends in Hatch. Mrs. Clark, ot Quincy, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. P. A. Sbulse and family hear Ariel. C. E. Myers and wife will this week for Fresno City, Gal., where they will in the future reside. The revival at Ariel is pro pressing nicely. At tbis time there has been no adiitions John Murray and wife, of near Center, visited relatives ' near Linwood Sunday. Lester Roaser and Mis Strode . preaching s ai ivnei Pike Eutered into rest on Thurs day Nov. 24 at 4:10, Agnes, be loved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Pike, at the age of 13. Fvuneral services were held Friday at 9 o'clock from family residence to Holy Ro sary Church where mass was celebrated by Rev. Pr. Lyons, thence the Holy Rosary cem etery. Though she had been suffering with dropsy since Aug ust ber death was a shock to ber many friends and heart bro ken parents, brothers and sis ters. However through the sorrow which has fallen like a pall over all who knew and loved ber shines the bright consolation that she was an exceptionally good child both at hon.e and at school. The Master strolling 'mongst Hii flowers, Espied a lily fair, transplanted it to Edensbowers, To bloom forever there. it T Yosag. Racbael, the infant daughter of Grafton Young and wife, died Nov. 24th. Age three weeks and three days. I take these little lambs said ,He; ' And lay tbera on lay breast Protection, they shall nd In me , And wVfce ever Menaed GO to a Spaldings Paints and Oil. Friday 16tb, Saturday 17th. Services Holy Communion Each Sun day at 7:30 a. m. Each Holy Day at 10 a. m. Second Sunday in Advent and Christmas Day at 11 a. m. Other Services. Morning Prayer on 3rd and 4th Sundays Advent. Evening Prayer Each Sunday 7 p. m. Sunday School Alfred Jaeger Jr, Supt. each Sunday 9:30 a m Litany ea;h Wednesday and Ember Day at 7 p. m. Benj. E Diqqs, Rector Methodist. Services at the Methodist Church for the week as fol lows: Tuesday evening Epworth League business meeting. Wednesday evening, prayer meeting. Friday 2:30 p. ra. meeting of Woman's Foreign Missionary Society in Pastor's Study. All members urged to be present. Friday 7 p. m. Cboir prac tice. Sunday 9.45 a. in. Sunday School. 11 a. m. preaching fol lowed by communion service 2:30 p. m. Junior League. 6:15 d. m. Senior League. 7 p. ui. preaching. A cordial invita tion is extended to the public. First Baptist. Rey John T. Proctor, a Mis sionary to Obina who is visiting his father, D. M. Proctor, will preach at toe iri uapusi rcb next Sunday morning J . i All I 1 evening, jk.ii me luiuiiij ted to attend the services. Institute, Ruckmin School. The following program will be delivered atBuckman School Dec. 2 and 3. Friday Nigiil-. Welcome address M. R Wil liams. "Ideal Teacher and His School," J. B. Rogers. Recitation. Solos by Misses Mary and Fannie Wimsatt. Recess. Debate: Resolved, "That Compulsory Education is Bene ficial." Affimative J. F Rog ers, G. A. Montgomy, Miss Veal Negative: Marion Nolen, M. B. Vaughn, A. L. Abell. Adjournment. Saturday Morning. "How to Beautify Our Coun try School Yard," Miss Cbat man. Song, Swinkey School, Miss Mary Wimsatt.. teacher. "Value of Nature Study in a Rural School.'' Miss Marie Saunders. "Requirements Necessary for a Good Country School," Miss Ella Gentry. "The Progess of Educational Work in Monroe County," J. B. Rogers. "Practical Teaching of Geog raphy." Miss Alice Wine. Noon. Saturday Afternoon. "Necessity of Algebra," Miss Edith Nichols. Discussion by B. E. Cowherd, J. F Crow. This hns been a week of changes. Misses Nolen. and Willis and Mrs T. B. hay Jen each have at some time in the week been first but when the time to count for the week came Miss N len leads with Mrs. Hayden and Miss Willis not far behind. However some one be sides these three may be the winner. Who knows? Takes some work and the one who works hardest and gets her friends to work faithfully will capture the ra tgnificient pi mo. To the friends of the ladies in the list, let us say: Pay up and help your favorite, or to those not subscribers, subscribe for the Democrat and receive full value for your money and at the same time make some heart glad for the interest you take in its posessor. Handsome Pianos are not picked up every day, nor secur ed for a small service. Every lady on the list is truly deserv ing and if you are a friend of one of them, show it by assist ing one of them to the goal. Don't wait a minute longer but go to work to help your fa vorite win the magnificent Ad am Schaff piano which the Dem ocrat is going to give away. Remember any respectable white lady is eligible and if the name of the lady whom yon wish to win does not appear in list of contestants you should enter her name at once. It is easy to get votes and the piano will go to the lady who assisted by her friends does the most hustling. No lady married or single can afford to let this great oppor tunity pass, and you should help some deserviug friend. Some have been working but they are not enough in the lead to keep anyone from winning if you will get out and hustle. To get votes requires an effort out the prize is worth working "Value of School Library," j foc. and then lf vou tail to se cure the first prize you have an opportunity to win other val uable prizes to be announced later. No ballots given on advertis ing or job work, unless work is paid for not later ttian the lOch of month following that in work was done. Following is the relative standing of the candidates as we go to press: Miss Anna Nolen Miss Bessie James 'Retrogession of Spelling in Our Country School and Why," Miss Fannie Wimsatt. Declamation. "Practical Arthraetic," C B. Hugley. Discussion by J. F. Painter, Miss Elsie Sohlinger. Querry box. Farewell address. for fltwr ioes at HWy JRowj at Qtolck neat Sea All interested in scbool mat-1 ters are cordially invited to at i tend especially those patrons having children attending any of the schools represented. A sumptuous feast will be prepar ed to feed the hungry, by tbe people of that neighborhood. Every one knowing the peo ple of this neighborhood know that this part will be well done. Rev. Younger Bead- Rev. W. H. Younger, who was pastor of tbe Methodist Church here about ten yean ago, died Nov, 1, near Gran ville. North Dakota, where he had gone fox tfce benefit of his health. Rev. Younger was an able, tearless minister and -bad Mrs. T. B. Hayden Miss Bessie Willis Miss Juliet Maddox Miss Minnie McKnight Miss May Lear. Miss Glessie Herron Miss Claudell Settle VOTING COUPON. Not good after Dec. 8 '04 Tbis coupon is worth 25 votes and is hereby cast for RlM Of Mt ftkYort te. ) i a V ,., ,;,,,,,,; , ft A