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'1 K. !"; :til I VI I (ft J ' VOLUME I9 nONROG CITV, MISSOURI, JANUARY 24, 1907 NU B6R 43 ITEMS FROM FARMERS r"J.!!':. T;J,h.e,?'?! lAluiOT TlfE CHURCHES. Of Farmers, For Farmers And Pertaining To'Farmers. Good white oak post9 and J cord wood for sale. P. D. Proc-1 tor. tf. I For Sale ; 1 Thirty-Aye head of pood j three and four year old ewes. i R J Young, Ely, Mo. Money to loan at 5 per cent on farm security. Meriwether & Meriwether. t f Buff and Black Orpington Gockrels and some buff pullets for sale, prices reasonable Eggs of both buff and black stock iu season. Mrs E D Crawford. RPD No 2. Monroe City, Mo. Phone 1G0 E During the past tew days Barger and McClintic have bought bogs from Joe Ryan 11, 8 A Miller 78. D McGlasson 7, TClougb 13, B G Moss 1,J R Greeves 8. L Crook 13, J W Green 3. C R Evans 25. J P Longacre 5. II R Zeiger 12, H A Saunders 1, W E Gains 6, J W Smith 3. J ACritcbelow 5, W R Pangborn 3. G W Reager 12. ATm Gottman 12. J S Lyell 31. H E Gotblin 1, C P Wagner 10, . JS Pepper 7, J M Hicks 5, C E Long 5, Wtn Wbitmer 18, J B - Gray and Son 11. M Washing ton 1, L T Gupton 15, J Gupton :. 2. WC Reager32, T P La Foe : 22. O P Pepper 1, D S Wood 14 DeLashmutt 43, Jno Owen 10, E T Branct , 20, Bob Rouse '8. ON Courtney 4, W Pry 3. J W "Rouse 22. T Underbill C, A G See 1, Joe Buckman 1, Gabe John. ; : son 1, L G Gupton 30. J H Wag. nerl6 Monday Jno L Owen sent 12 head of beeves to the Bluff City market. Isaac N Melson sent 8 beeves to the Hannibal market Monday. W B Aanold has bought a mule from T J Yates, 7 head of 2 year old cattle from Bob Sn der and 6 from Joe Mayes. Hawkins and Melson have bought beeyes from Tooley and Son 3, J L Owen 3 and N Pinch 1. Manning Elliott bas bougbt cattle from George?. Schaffer 2, B Schaffer 3, W Turnbough 3 , and Reagan Bros 2 Prom 90 bens Mrs J T Helmes of Madison, sold 803 dozen eggs for $104.56 last year. Mrs J W Branbara, south of Madison, sold poultry products to the amount of 1185.15. and Mrs G W Ferreu sold produce to the amount of 1158.25. Paris ' Ap peal. R E Redman has received from Henderson, Ky a fancy O. I. C sow. Mrs J L Hayden's poultry re port for 1906 arrived too late for last week. It was-as fol lows: Sold 152 chickens for $ 41, 34 turkeys for 16617 and $38 worth of eggs. A total of 145.17. Are you a farmers wife, daughter or sister? If so, do you raise poultry for market? If you dOr wou't you please keep an account of the sales of poul try and eggs, daring, this 1907, year and report "amount lof tales and successes of the ladies are i just as Important and just as interesting to tne lady readers of the Democrat as the doings and successes of the men. Won't you kindly assist us and thereby ilet the outside world know what a fine country w liavn and that tho' our women are all nriye's, they are not all lnjt t flvs nt-.-r.-img News Concerning the Differ t ent Denominations. Wo !f and Cu minings h v' sold 7 h"ad o' ireldinys to J Geut Puqua. ' Mr Woolt sail: The price was sa high, it is not necessary to mentio i it. Pull blood Plyimuth R ck roosters for sale. J B EUiott, Phone 10B. DidK Vowell h t been strict ly in it this week He ha soid whn! s known as Hie Cirten ter If) acre farm fur Mr G irny of Illinois, to Geo U Andrrso'i. And the 160 acre trctxnorth of the city, known as the Jim Wuite farm to P C Pope of Dss Moines. Iowa. Price of both farms private. Bricker and Spiker have bought 5 beeves from Byrd Bros. C M Sullivan has sold 5 head of good horses to D D Melson. Among them was the fancy sor- rell flax tailed team formerly owned oy Mr Dimmitt. I N VI ,i l son has bought cattle from E Johnson 5. Reagan Bros 4 and 11 Williams 3 v Yaws Bros have sold the A Spalding 80 acre tract of land to Jo Dirigo. Consideration private. M.JL McReynolds baa shipped to Pearl McReynoHa ot near Palmyra, a tancy PoUnd-Chi na boar. J Gent Fuqua bas shipped car load of horses and mules Col. J. R. B. Kidd bought 4 head of cattle from W. B Ar nold. Market Report. Pur Wednesday before date of paper. Cattle... Bogs.. Sheep.. Lambs. -$3.005.00 -$3.20f6.65 ...3.00f4.00 $5.00 POULTRY. Hens. 8Ac Spring chickens pound and quarter and over 8Jc Old KnnBtprc 6C Geese , . Cc r"lra 7c Young Gobblers... lie Turkey Hens 13c Toms ; lOc Guineas, each 15c Eggs ; ; 20c Beeswax. Tallow Butter Green Hides.... Corn Oats Hay -24c lb 4c . 17c J-i: 8iC 40c 30c .9.00$10.00 Shipments for week fai r. J H McClintic 1 car of hoes: FUr. ger ind McClintic 8 Icars of hogs; Pond Poult-y Co 1 car tviu'trv and eggs; Henderson and Sou 1 ca poultry and eggs and 39 bdls hides. J. Gt Fgqua 1 car; of horses and raule Total 12 cars. Bert Bull is visiting the home. folks at Kahoka and Memphis this week. It ia his firat hnm a lslt la four years and vou know b e is eajoylag it to the fullest. I nis -linn Closes Promptly at 9 a m Wednesday. Don't Forget It. I E. McNair was called to K .. -y Friday night to preach h . leral of H. Scudder. 1 I W. Read spent Friday wi . brother in Qmncv. R j Fr. Jno J. Berns assist ant ic iest at the Cburcbof Im- micuUte Conception, died at the home of his faiber in St. Louis, Saturday afternoon. Rev. Fr. Cunningham went to St. Lduis Monday morning to ittend the funeral of Rsv. Fr f. J. Brus. The Baptist and Christians love oodles of water and got it Saturday. The Methodist and Episcopalians love a liitle but kfot oodles of it. Monday the tire engine pumped tbeirfuraace rooms dry. 1 PliESBYTPRtAN. Preaching Sunday raornincj 11 a. tn. and evening 7 p. in. Sunday School 9:45 a. m. Womans Mission Society will neet with Mrs. W. T.lR-itledfce Friday at 2:30 p. tn. Mission Study Class meets with Mrs. H. C. Fuqua Moaday 7 p. m. Christian. Bible School at 9:45 a. tn. Ftue school last Lords day. Let is strive for 150' next Lords lay. Services at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m. to which you arejjmost earn estly invited. Christian Endeavor at 6 p. m All young people are invit ed to unite with us in this service. . Good singing at each service. You arc invited. Methodist. The usual services will be held during the week and on bunday. Preaching at 10:45 a. ra. and 7 p.m. A Bible Study Class has been organized for ;tbe purpose or studying systematically tbe Word ot God. Meetings will be held on alternate Monday evenings. Next meeting Jan. 28 at 7:00 p. m. A.II who desire to increase their knowledge of the Bible are invited to at tend. . First Baptist. Rev. J. C. H. Read, of Rock Island, 111., brother of Dr. I. W. Read, will conduct morning and evening services Sunday. A cordial invitation is extended to you to be present at one or bjth services. St. Judk's Church Rev H. G. Limric. Rector. Septnagesima Sunday. Holy Communion. 7:30 a. m. Morning Prayer, 11:00 a. m. Subject of sermon: "Disappoint ments of Religion." . Evening Prayer 7:00 p. m. Subject of sermon: "Why are so few men religious?" Sunday Scbool:45 a. m. Friday Is . the Feast ot the Conversion of St. Paul. Holy Cemmucion 9 a. m. Friday 7:30 p. m. Litany and choir practice. A cordial invitation is extend ed to all to attend these ser vices. Grace Baptist. Preaching ai tbe regular hours morning and evening on: Sunday. ' The Lords Supper will be ob served at tbe morning service. Tne church is expecting to begin a series of revival serv ices in the near future. Tbe Sunday School work is prospering. A good "Home Department" class is establish ed and the teachers meetings are proving to be ot great inter est and assistance.' E'der Laughlin has closed his work with Hurdland church. TELEPHONES. Independent Companies Hold Meeting At Hannibal and Organize bastern Star School of Instruction. Mrs. Genevieve Wyatt, grand lecturer ot the Order Eastern Star of Missouri was here Wed nesday and conducted a school of instruction. She was assist ed by District Deputy Grand Matron Mrs. .Anna Munch and visitors were prespnt from Mon loeCity, Hunnewell and Ciar ance. About forty five mem bers and visitors participated in the exercises Wednesday af ternoon and evening and at the latter meeting refreshments were served ani a general soci al time enjoyed. Tne visitors tr im Monroe City were: Mmes S tllie Jackson, Minnie Yowell, Nsltie Wade-a-nct Mis AJa Mc Clintic. From Hunuetiell: Mmes. Alice Carr, Nettle Paint er, Myn Gibbons. Ollie Brown and Miss Nannie Carr, From Clarence: Mmes. L McClintic. Oilman, Burnett, Hamrick. Wright, Gassley, Mtss Gilman, Mr. W. L. Uamrick. Mrs. Munch accompanied Mrs. WyatJ , to Ms.con Thursday and assist d her there Thursday ntght. Shelbina Democrat. North River. Went on a royal tear Satur day. pliff Courtney told us: I have llYedt . tiere for thirty years and never ?aw the stream so high before. Ed B.ross Inst some of his fodder, Frank Bowers lost con siderable corn. So did Wm. Wbitmer, Mr. Branch was also in the nver as u loser. God frey Discher played wrong when he left goo I stutf on the oottom and then there was a long list who said doggon it with a will. The south approach of the New Market bridge was cut through by the torrent and temporarially made useless.' James J. Hill., the great rail road magnate has let the cat out of tbe bag. He says: Bus iness bas outgrown transporta tion facilities, and that fl.000 000.000 a year for five years is needed to rectify the shortage. Or in other words, the railroad people have kept abreast of the times in nothing but watering their stock. Rev. J. E. Hampton . of St. Joseph, spent jyesterday ln tbe city with bis father, Samuel Hampton, who ia quitesick. '. . Mr. and Mr B, ,6, .Wood have been on he sick jiiltj A meeting of tbe Representa tives of the various Independ ent Telephone Companies ot Marion. Ralls, Monroe and Pike Counties was held at the Court House in Hannibal, Mo., on Tuesday of this week for tbe purpose ot t ffecf.ng an organi zation for mutual protection against tbe encroachments of the Bell Telephone Company. The following Companies were represented: The Bluff City, by J F David- son. Ex-Representative of Mari on Co.; Miller Township lines by Judge Pine, ol the Marion County Court; Palmyra by Judge Pine and L. E Frazier; Farm ers and Merchants of Monrce City, by J. A. Yates. W. H. Elliott and Robt. Meriwether; Monroe County Mutual, com posed of tbe local systems at Stoutsville. Goss, Granville, Madison, Holliday and Paris, by J. F. Smizer; New London by A. P. Matson; Center by J. S. Keilhley; Perry by Wm. Stehle; Hannibal aud Ralls Co. Company by Hon. J. F. David son; Frauktord by A. C. Miller. A strong anti-Bell feeling was shown and a permanent organi zation effected with A. P. Mat son of New London, as chair, man and L. E. Fraz'er of Pal myra as Secretary. A Board ot Arbitration pro vided for to be appointed later? A constitution was adopted setting forth tbe purposes. St. Louis May Have Soldiers' Memorial Building. Jefferson City. Mo , Jan. 22 Representative Theron E. Cat lin, of St. Louis, introduced a bill in the House to-day to ap propriate 100,000 loathe erec tion cf a soldiers' memorial I building in St. Louis He stated that the purpose of tbe bill was "Hpiupnaie me amount irom tbe Civil tfar fund which was received from the Governmeut last year, and. by adding a sim ilar amount by appropriation Irom the city treasury of St. Louis, a magnificent memorial building could be erected, in which could be kept the many relics of the Civil War now dis tributed in various parts of tbe city. The intention is to erect the building in Forest Park, should tbe appropriation be secured. Overflows and Drowns Sheep. Mexico, Mo., Jan. 2. W. W. Johnson and James G. Craw ford, stockmen of this countv. are heavy losers from the high waters Saturday night. . To gether they lost 840 head ot sheep. . The animals were pastured on Ytung's Creek, which overflow ed and drove the sheep to high- er grcund. When discovered Sunday morning by the owners. 1 bey were huddled together. completely surrounded by water. Out of a flock of 1.500. Crawi ford lost 680, and Johnson 160) out of a flock ot 600. r .- Dr. W. T. Bell of Stoutsvill- ' wia4 th V. 1-11 . l . ... ' Ot V vw iux. uuujciuiia toe laiieir part of last week.