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Monroe City Democrat.
VOL. 17 MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 22, 1904 NO 38 ABOUT THE CHURCHES. Interesting News Concerning the Differ ent Denominations. This Column Closes Promptly at 9 a. m Each Wednesday. Don't Forget it Rev. John Proctor and family have returned to the city and will spend Christmas with his father, D. M. Proctor. Rev. and Mrs. G. A. Lehnhoff returned Thursday afternoon from Marceline, where they had been on the sad mission ot at tending the bedside and funeral of their mother, The ladies of the Christian Church at Huutington will give an oyster supper Monday Dec. 26, 1904. The revival in the Methodist Church, South at Jefferson City has just closed with seventy six additions, and the church now claims to have the largest congregation of any Methodist church in Missouri south of the river. Kansas City World. Most people think that Rev. Brown's name is Sam, b'lt it is Rev. Sandford M Brown. He is expected to begin a protract ed meeting at the First Baptist Chutch in this city Jan. 15, 1905. Rome, Dec. 17. Pio Centra, the faithful attendant ot the late Pope Leo. died here today of apoplexy, thus fulfilling his own prediction that he would .soon follow his master. ST- Jude, St. judes Church Calendar for Dec. 1904. Sunday's. Dec. 25. Christmas Day. Holy Days. Dec. Monday 20th, St. Steph en, Martyr. Dec. Tuesday 27th, St. John, Evangelist. Dec. Wednesday 28th, The In. nocents. Services Holy Communion Each Sun day at 7:30 a. in. 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 each Wednesday and Ember Day at 7 p. m. BENJ. E. DiGGS. Rector GRACE BAPTIST. There will be Sunday School at the regular hour. No preach ing as the Pastor is away from home engaged in a protracted meeting. The protracted meeting con ducted by Rev M. L Bibb, of Liberty, closed with four addi tions to the church. Thf Sunday School will have its Christmas tree at the Conrt of Honor Hall. CHRISTIAN. A ' Santa Claus Shop' will be a feature of the Sunday School Christmas services Saturday at 7pm AH are welcome. Sunday morning ubject: "A Modern Christmas." Evening subject: mas" Presbyterian. There will be pervices at the church next Sunday both morn ing and evening. Morning sub ject: "The Birth of Christ." Music by the choir appropriate for the day. Tbe public cor dially iuvited to all services. Sunday School meets at 9:45 a. m The Christmas entertain ment will be given at thecburcb Saturday at 7 p. m. The Woman's Missionary So ciety will meet Friday at 2:30 p. m. with Mrs. Fuqua. This being fbe last meeting of the year will be of special interest and a full attendance is especial ly requested. HOLY ROSARY. First Mass Christmas morn ing will at 6 o'clock. Second will follow immediately after it and the third will be High Mass with special program of music. Rev. H. E. Ball was a Quincy visitor Tuesday. Rev O. B. Holliday, of Pal myra, was in the city Tuesday. Elder Edward Redd, of St. Louis spent the hist ot the week in this city having been called hereby the death of his sister, Mrs. Jacob Earhart. First Baptist. Dr. Read is expected home from the Pacific coast Satur day. If he arrives, he will con duct services Sunday morning. There will be a song service in the evening. Tbe children are requested to be present at the Christmas tree by G:o0 p m. Saturday. There will be appropriate services in connection with the tree and distrioution ot love tokens. Hi Tin ITEMS FROM FARMERS Any article of merchandise bearing this label Of Farmers, For Farmers And Pertaining To Farmers. means your dollars worth or your money back. Wm. A. Sullivan, Cash Clothier. Methodist. Services at the Methodist Church as follows: Choir practice on Thursday evening at 7 o'clock. On Saturday evening at 7 o'clock there will be a Christ mas tree for the children ot the Sunday School. Preaching by the pastor on Sunday morning and evening at he usuil Hoar. The 1st Quarterly Conference for the year was held on Tues day morning. Rev. O. B Hol liday of Palmyra presided. BOHRER PARK Cards have been received here announcing the marriage of Miss Pearl Bohrer. the accom plished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bohrer on Sunday, December 18. to George Brown Pirk. They will be at home, Alvarado, Texas, after the 25th The bride has many warm friends here and all join in wishing a long and happy wed ded life to Mr. and Mrs. George Brown Park. We believe that a man should be as honest in his methods of advertising as in anything else. We believe that a merchant should have sufficient confidence in his buy ing ability to stand behind his goods. We want it distinctly understood that we stand be ; hind our label or any goods that we recommend. If you get anything that is not worth the money it is our mistake not yours, nor do we try to saddle it on to any Jew in Chi' cago or any other city in the United States for the privilege of advertising that special Jew's label, Wc have a perfect sys tern of book keeping, and our books show that our business has nearly doubled in the past year and it has been done with' out employing any cut price methods, grab bag schemes, green stamps or any other mis leading consideration, which are nothing in the world but well made dough ball baits for suckers. The clothing store is not only growing in business but it is growing in capacity. We are now negotiating for more permanent room ana when completed and our new spring stock is received it will doubtless be the largest and finest clothing store in this part of the state, stocked with world renowned clothing and fur nishing goods. We desire to thank our friends and custom--ers for their patronage in the past year and you are hereby notified that you are appointed permanent chairman of a com mittee of neighbors to buy all the goods from us that you can next year and demand that you get full value received or your money back. For Sale or Trade A good wood stove. Inquire at Demo CRAT. Spiker will butcher your hogs White Plymoutn Cockerel? for sale. Apply at Democrat If you want Col W T Youell call him up at the Democrat office'or Wood Bros drug store. His family is off ou a visit and no one is at home to answer phone calls. When you make a difference in cattle, you inuie a vast dif ference in price. For instance; J M Proctor & Son shipped 7 cars of fancy yearlings to the Chicago market and received $6.25 for them. H vj Clark's 10 loads shippen it the same time and to the une market fetch ed, stags $3 40. steers $3 80 i iiiev were rex is siuii wnue the Proctor cattle were Missou ri goods. Now deduct freight from Texas here and the differ ence is greater than the above figures show. Br the way. when people leave Missouri lor Texas, Ind ian Territory. Nebraska, etc , they forget to figure on, first freights eating up profits, taxes to improve country to bring it up to Missouri standard and the loss of schools, churches, socie ty and friends Joseph Schott of Chicago, who owns three farms north and northeast of town has been down to look after his interests. Thursday afternoon we saw George Hampton taking a new wagon home. It had wheels with 3i inch tires on it and that started this thought. Why is it that all larmers do not to a great extent solve the "good roads'' ques tion by using th-t class of wag ou.-,. They uo not cut up the J. Gent Fuqua shipped a caf of good mules Monday Mrs. Sam Scobee recently ,bo't 6 hens and a rooster from a Quincy party for $17. Since March 4. 1904 her cbickensbave brought her enough m mey to buy all of the eatables and clothing for her family and has banked 214.28. She wonders at people leavingMissouri when they Con do as well as she has. Mr. Scobee says he should have a little credit as he furnishes the teed for the chickens which is very essential. Perry Enter prise F. M. and Clay Davis deliv ered 107 head ot ewes Monday to D S Sharp at $6 per head. Tuesday ve met Mr. and Mrs Jas. T. Umstattd and when we asked "What did you bring in?" Judge James T. answered, "Oh. hogs and sheep." Then to the query "How many hoys?" He said -One." "How many sheep?" and the answer came "One " Then his wif- had ber innings for she said, "Hogs and sheep are not in it. Why, I brought in 25 dozen eggs and received 26 cents a dozen for them." Buckman Bros., of southwest of the city have one of the larg est and best stocked farms in this section lite country They are now feeding 200 head of cattle. 135 head of mules,;200 head of shep and 250 head ot hogs. Any man wro settles in eastern Monroe county, Mis souri, may not be in heaven tut he is in God's country. Dan S Sharp has sold 107 head of good ewes to J M Proc tor & Sou for $700. J. D Kobey received a fine red hog from Shelbina Tuesday. Market Report. For Wednesday before date of paper. Cattle...... $3.005.00 Hogs .3.20f4.10 Sheep 3.004.80 POULTRY. roads nor the meadows like tbe narrow ones, but now heed, Spring Chicks your team can haul more load on a broad than a narrow faced wheel, your heavy load on that kind of wheel rolls and solidi ties and makes the roads better than before that load passed over it. while on the other hand Some tiling New For Monroe City will be a gymnasium to be opened tn a few weeks. It is intended tor the physical improvement of young people. One afternoon and evening each week will be reserved for tbe young ladies only. Miss Elisabeth Boulware, a student of St. Mary's, Knox- AnOld Time Christ-1 ville, III., returned home Sat urday for tbe holidays. Thanking you one and all for your interest and kind pat' ronage in the past year, we wish vou a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year and that we may see you very often at our store Very Respectfully, Wm A. Sullivan. Hens . - 7c . .. 7c Roosters 4c Ducks tie Young Turl eys 11c Old Toms - 9c Geese f :nd ff ;c ach 20c he narrow faced wheel with a lesser load cuts the road into ruts and holes. On the toll roads ot Virginia the teamster with broad taced wheels pays just halt the toll that is exacted trom the team ster with narrow tires, alt be. cause one wheel cuts the turn pikes into ruts and the oilier rolls them solid and helps lo preserve them. Thomas Proctor arrived from Chicago Saturday with a car of tine calves ior J .VI Proctor & Son. Melvin Nolen delivered 22 head of good sheep to D. S Sharp Saturday afternoon. Stray Hou I have a stray shoat at my place. Owner can have same by proving property and paying for keep. C. R. Evans. Al Yates, T A and J T Spal ding delivered 23 bead of cattle to Tho Yates Sunday. y-v . a. i r 1 J f The Exclusive Cash Clothier. beeve;1 to tne Hannibal market Guiueas Kggs 20c Beesw ;x 25c 16 Tall" 4c Butter - 14c Green Hides 7ic t li irn 43c Oats 30c Hay. 10. 00(397 0 Shipments a little slow this week. VV W Handlev 3 cars of cattle; D S Sharp 2 cars of iieep; Barker and McCliutic 2 o.rs of bogs; H W Wood 2 cars f cattle; T J Yates 1 car of cattle; J G Fuqua 1 car mules; Boulware and Finks 2 cars of pileing; Selby Poultry Co 4 cars poultry and eggs; Balzer and D rigo 1 car poultry and eggs. ( CONTINUED. ) 1 Monday. One Hundred Monday. M B. Garner, com monly called Dr. Carver, hied himself to the William Huner wadle farm south of this c.ty and after setting a permit to pop cotton-tails started in to make fur-fly all day. At sun down he was at Henderson & rabbits to show for day's sporktf and when he left the poultj house he was sby on rabbits St had a check for 95.