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Monroe City Democrat. VOL. 17 MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1005 NO 41 ITEMS FROM FARMERS Of Farmers, For Farmers And Pertaining To Farmers. Spiker bogs. will butcher your If you want Col W T Youell call him up at the Democrat office or Wood Bros drug store. Henry Begley has sold 5acres of laud just east of tbe city to Joseph Smith for $120 per acre. Mr. Begley has doubled his money on his purchase of sev eral acres out there, in less than tour years. Does that speak well for lands adjacent to Monroe City? Well, yes; if not, why not? Interested parties began hauling the lumber last Wed nesday for the much needed Buckraan or Carrico bridge in Indian Creek township. Mr. Carrico deserves credit tor handling tbe matter as he has. P L Hays of Abeline, Tex., an old Indian Creek boy is an up to date hustler. He has sent back to Missouri (be knows all good things are produced in this grand commonwealth) for White Plymouth Rock cocks for breeding purposes. John W White of north ot town planted 95 acres of corn and raised 3.500 bushels. He has sold and delivered 2,700 bnsbels of it at 45c per bushel. Mrs. Charles P Straub's mind and energies do not run to eggs and chickens nor to turkeys, yet she is a help mate indeed In 1904 she made, not stuff nor yellow grease, but a high grade of tine yellow butter that con sumers sought, butter tnat did not go begging on the market and she made many rolls of it, for after bountifully supplying her own family she sold 1036 lbs William Thackery sold Barg er & McClintic 46 head of good hogs Priday. J D Tully shipped 3 cars cat tle and 1 of hogs from Stouts ville Thursday. Wat Mooie, a Callaway coun ty stockman, asserts that green corn will put the fat on mules quicker than any thing. Hebe gins teediug it wliile the gram is soft and the blades green. Brown Leghorn cockrells for sale. Phone lie Garth Elzea Next spring's litter of pig are now being fed through the sows what the harvest will be depends largely on the food and care being given those sows. Ruralist. Just now is tbe season of temptation to feed the brood sows on an exclusive diet of dry corn aud water and the next litter of pigs if there is any will certainly show the ill ef fects ot it. Ruralist. Manning Elliott has bought 28 head of butcherstuff from Bailey Jackson aud 4 head from H A Warriner. BO Wood has sold tbe great est of the great mule colts to Geo Howe. It will be remem bered that the mule colt was a surprise to B O for he thought the chances good for a horse colt. - Bahser & Dirigo shipped 200 pieces of fur last week, They pay tbe same price for furs that Hannibal, Qutncy and .Mexico do. Col J W Cooper of Santa Bar bara, Cal., who used to live in Howard county, Mo., recalls the good old times by writing to a Columbia paper his recol lections ot the time when tur keys could be bought for 20 cents apiece and when you could get all tbe chickens you wanted at 37i cents per dozen and eggs at 2$ cents per dozen We notice that since the Democrat has been publishing the doings of the farmers wives, several of our exchange are asking the ladies to report their poultry and other sales. Tbe time has come when the farmers wives are successful hustlers and they are' entitled to as much space as the farmer, ought to have it and will get it if they will asist us in giving the news. Will Cranston shipped a car of hogs from Paris which he bought from Deaver & McBride. Jno L Owen sent 18 head of beeves to tbe Hannibal market Monday. T .1 Yates and JiM Proctor & Son have received a car of good calves from Chicago and dirid elthem amoag themselves. D S Sharp duriug tbe past few days has bought shee p from the following: E S Hampton, 40, Lee Ely 60. I W Mclatire 150, Ed Jackson 99, H C Hen derson 152 Dr. John Bell has bought the T P Bottorff 160 acre tarm 4 miles east of town paying (52 50 per acre for same During 1904 W V Handley of this city bandied 10 car loads of mules. HORSE MEN The time is near when you will want Hovse and Jack Bills Your friend the. Democrat would like to do the work for vou. f vou bring it to this of fice it will be done for you in first class shape and we will ap preciate the work. To our friends and farmers generally permit us to say that every item of news pertaining to agriculture or stock given to the Democrat enhances tbe values, through advertising, of of your great natural advan tages and values of your lands. We want no pipe dreams, but do want records, when obtain able, and if not records, then honest estimates of anything and everything produced in this section of the country. Remember the DEMOCRAT would like to print your Horse and Jack Bills. W G Barger sold to Barger & McClintic 20 hogs of his owu feeding which weighed 7,785 lbs Uarger& McClintic have bo't hogs the past few days from the following parties: C E Lew is 14, J A Hays 7, R Manning Walker 40. J W Hardesty 2, W J Dinwiddie 3, J S Lyell 38, W C Gupton 9, J T Greeves 9, R Greeves 4. W Thackery 86, Ira Crook 6, B E Mortbland 6, O Paul 8. J W McClintic 13, W C Hillery 5, A J Shepard 9. W H Kliffmiller 8, H G Hayden 12. J Walker 2. H R Zeiger 21, Jim Gordon 5. W G Barger 20, Dr. Terrili 10. t Corn for sale. H. I. Lear. Tbe otber day we met a bash ful mule buyer. Wben asked, "How many car loads of mules did you buy lnJ1904?" be answer ed, '! would rstber not give it to you for people would tbink I was boasting." Some seem not to appreciate the fact that an answer to our question would have advertised, not the man's vanity, but his business capacity and the country where he makes bis living and owns real estate. J G Fuqua shipped a car of good mules to St. Louis. Tuesday F E Orr and A H Green received a car of shelled corn aud divided it. Mr. Orr got his to feed and Mr. Green got his to sell. D S Sharp shipped 7 cars of sheep the past week. Col W T Youell has been busy disposing of the H M Clark calves. He sold 2J head to Dr. S Maddox of Ely. 20 to John Lake of Ely, 12 to Ed Lake. 12 to James Ryan, and 10 to Bony Lawrence. John Kendrick shipped 3 cars of hogs and a car of cattle from Hassard. John McClintic of near Hup newell has shipped 1 car of hogs to St. Louis. Market Report. For Wednesday before date of paper. Cattle $3.00f5.00 Hogs 3.205.00 Sheep 3.005.00 POULTRY. Hens 9c Spring Chicks 9c Roosters 5c Ducks 81c Young Gobblers 13c Turkey Hens . 14c Old Toms 10c Geese f and ff 6c Guineas, each 20c Eggs ... 23c Beeswax 25c lb Tallow 4c Butter 15c Green Hides . 7c Corn 43c Oats 30c Hay 6.00$7 50 Shipments for weeit ending at noon yesterday were: Barger & McClintic 9 cars hogs, Dan S Sharp 7 cars sheep, J G Fuqua 1 car mules, Selby Poultry Co 2 cars poultry and eggs, A H Green 4 cars hay, D D Melson 1 car hay. Boulware & Finks 1 car R R ties. Total 25 cars. ABOUT THE CHURCHES. Interesting News Concerning the Differ ent Denominations. One Boy. Wm. Kline is rejoicing over the arrival of a bouncing boy at his happy home. A Big Thing. We al ways like to bear of citizens of the Qaeen of Prairies doing well. Monday morn Dr. G. L. Turner showed us the pa pers granting him a patent on a metal fence post. The post is a tube with a large disc at the bot tom, which will prevent the frost trom spewing it from the ground or getting out of plumb. There are ratchets on the sides of the tube for hold ing wires in place and slots in the side of it so stringers can be used for pickets or for bract at tbe corners. The principL of the post is a correct one and the model of it shows it to be tbe most perfect fence post yet de vised. Now if tbe Doctor will get tbe railroad people interest ed Id a good thing for them, be has or will have more money th in be will know what to do with. Some of the most novel and interesting specialties ever wit nessed will be seen in "Tbe Mis souri Girl" which comes to tbe people Opera House, Jan. 14. This Column Closes Promptly at 9 a. m Each Wednesday. Don't Forget it- Moberly, Mo , Jan. 9. Fire last night destroyed the First Baptist Church. The property was insured tor 5.000, which with a building fund of $11,000 already on hand, will enable the congregation to rebuild, which they will do at once. St. Jude. Calendar for Jan. 1905. SUNDAY'S. Jan. 15th, Second Sunday af ter Epiphamy. Morning Prayer at 11 o'clock. Evening Pra er a l 7 o'clock. Jan. 22nd. Third Suuday af ter Epiphamy. Morning Prayer at 11 o'clock. Evening Prayer at 7 o'clock. Jan. 29th. Fourth Sunday af ter Epiphamy. Morning Prayer at 11 o'clock. Evening Prayer at 7 o'clock. HOLY DAYS. Wednesday Jan. 25tb, Con version of St. Paul. Holy Communion 10 a. m. FAST DAYS. Each Friday in the month. WEEK DAYS. Litany each Wednesday at 7 p. m. Sunday School Alfred Jaeger Jr., Supt. 9:30 each Sunday morning. Benjamin Evans Diggs, Rector. christian. Morning subject: "The Re lation of the Cburch to Our Colleges." Evening subject: "Debts." Christian Endeavor at 6 o'clock before tbe evening service. Subject "Am I My Brother Keeper." At Hassard. Preaching at the Hassard Church in tae afternoon by Eld. J C Todd of Monroe City. All welcome. Methodist. The usual services will be held during the week and on Sunday. Every body invited. Presbyterian. There will be services next Sunday at Pee Dee at 11 a. m. and at tbe church in town at 7 p. m. Public cordially invit-id. HOLY R03ARY. There w ill be regular services at 10 a. m. Sunday by Rev. Fr. John Lyons. First Baptist. Regular services by tbe Pas tor. Rev. I. W. Read. Subject of morning sermon: "Center Shots.'' Evening: "How to Please God." The Womans Missionary So ciety will meet with Mrs. Hat tie L. C. Vaughn at tbe Parson age. The cause ot the meeting being one week ahead of tbe usual time is, tbe church ex pects to be engaged in a pro tracted meeting next week. Skating Party. Roy Woods, who resides three miles southeast of the city gave ft skating party to his youne friends Saturday evening. He took them a "Hay Ride'- for a chariot, and took Misses Pearl and Ruby Forsytlie, Lillian Ely. Bessie Marshall. Frankie and Margaret Hawkins and Messrs Andrew Robertshaw. Jamie Proctor. Arthur Ely, A Johns ton, E 1 Spalding and Clarence Smith out where tbe ice was bard and slick, and where the games in (he parlor near the roaring tire, and where refresh ments that young people from the frosty air love, was served. Most of the young people would have wanted to return the next ce had it not have been Sun day. Will Be Married. Cards are out announcing the nupti;i!s of Miss May me Lisson and P. Yancey Thiehoff, at 1:30 on the 18th iust. Not to know Miss Mayme, one of the most popular young ladies of the city, is to argue yourself uuknown. Mr. Thie hoff, is a trusted employee of the Burlington, being yard- m r. stir at Mexico. Who Will. Tuesday a merchant of this city found a circular from tbe Gem City Fruit Co. "If not married please write to Miss Mary Wertbman, 1450 S. 3rd St. St. Louis" writteu on pink pa per. Tne note or request was handed to the bachelor editor to answer. The ocly reason why we haven't answered it, is tbe same reason why, we are a bach elor, too bashful. Mr. ;md Mrs. Hal Courtney left last Thursday morning for Columcus, O. where they will make their future home Their many Iriends in Missouri will mis- both of them If you are a lover of Sorghum molassas, you want tbe purest, tbe best, then go to Williamson, Hawkins & Yates. Judges Pine aud Aibertson of Marion county were in this city Fnday euroute to .Stephens f'rd o.i North river to inspect .vork done on the n?w bridge aud to see about having stone wings built to the bridge. Auction sale next Saturday, north end of towu. Clothing, Girls and Boys' Coats, Caps, Dry Goods, Men's and Boys' Overcoats, Lace Curtains, etc. Bitf Stock. All to be sold. Begins at 1:80. Be there. Forty Nine Years Daniel S. Sharp ,of this city and his twin brother, David S. Sharp of Eraden celebrated their forty ninth birthday, Friday, at the home of Dan. The day was Joyfully spent iu goiug over and renewing tbe pranks of thetr boyhood days aud telling yarns on people who were al ways taking one of the boys for another one. The natal day al ways calls for a bounteous din ner and tbe companionship of a' few choice friends. Mrs. Sharp supplied the first and Mr. and Mrs W. R P. Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Scott. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Landrum and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cox the second. David is tbe banker and post-master at Emden. Dr. L. T. Bell was a business visitor in Keoauk. Iowa, Sat urday.