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MONROE DEMOCRAT. CITY Volume XXV. . Monroe City, Mo., August 15, 1912. Number 21. ABOUT THE CHURCHES , THAIS FROM FARMERS Interesting News Concerning the Different Denominations. This Column Closes Promptly at 9 A. M. Each Wednesday. ! i Rev J. W. Smith, pastor of Grace. Baptist church, went to Stoutsville Monday to conduct a series of meetings. METHODIST Preaching 10:45 a. m. Sunday School 9:30 a. m. Junior League 2:30 p. m. Senior League 8:00 p. in. Prayer meeting 7:45 p. m. Public cordially invited. GRACE BAPTIST. Prayer service Wednesday even ing at 8 o'clock. A full attendance is desired. Saturday, Aug. 17th, the District Convention of the Woman's Chris tian Temperance Union will be held in this chnrch. Mrs. Kate Newton. State President, will be present and address the Convention. The morn ing session convenes at 9:30 a. m. and afternoon at 1 p. tn. Everyone is invited to eome. Sabbath: Bible School 9:45 a. m. Preaching 11a. m. Preaching in the park Sabbath evening by Rev. H. D. Thompson. Everyone is cordially invited to .attend these services. " DR. J. W. SMITH. CHRISTIAN . , Bible School 9:45 a. m. As Rev. Alcorn is to preach at Paris Sunday morning there will be no preaching at Christian church Sunday a. m. The speaker at the Park service next Sunday at 7:00 will be Rev, Thompson. This will be the last of our park services and we are especially anxious that this one be largely attended. Come and wor ship with us in "Gods great out of doors." W. Garnet Alcorn. FIRST BAPTIST Wednesday, 8 p. m., prayer meet ing. Friday 2:30 p. m. meeting of the Woman's Missionary society with Mrs. Mark Hawkins. Miss Ella Gentry, leader. Saturday, 8 p. m., choir practice. Sunday morning. 9:45 o clock. Bible School; 11 o'clock preaching Evening service in the park, Rev. Tho mpson of the M. E. church, wil Drea ch. A large attendance is urg ed. The public cordially invited to atte nd these services. Respectfully, T. D. BROWN. DeMOSS A series of meetings was com menced afDeMoss Sunday morning Rev. Robt. Mcllvoy is assisting the pastor. Rev. Haines. Sometime Saturday night some one entered the Mission Pool Hall. To get in they broke out a glass, to get out they cut out a screen. The party took 35 cents out of the cash drawer and rand ud 35 cents. He also took some smoking tobacco and Single Binder Cigars which shows that he knows a good cigar. No clue to the burglars. Mrs. Charles Bush and two chil dren and Miss Ruby Adams, of Sbelbina spent part of the week with relatives here. X W00DROW WILSOfl Scholar and Statesman, Democratic Candidate for President The Deep Well. It is now from 1550 to 1600 feet to the bottom of the deep well and lL . k, . m. , . tha water ricoa tn hhnnt Kfl fpet nf the top. There is plenty of it 75 ! gallons per minute was pumped ! and did not lower the water in the well. The engineer and contractor are to be here today. Thursday, to decide regarding the well. The wa ter obtained is soft and nearly free from minerals. Now is the time to begin talking for water works, sew erage and an all day electric serv ice. We need it. Monroe City will be more prosperous and will in every respect be a better city. Spencer-Leake. Yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock Miss Eula Spencer and Frank Leake both of Hunnewell, were married in this city by Rev. Fi. Ryan. Both are excellent young people and well known in this city. The groom is Burlington operator, at Hunnewell. The Democrat joins the host of friends and wishes health, wealth and happiness to these youog peo ple. wTfTwill leave D. K. Yowell and this evening for a six weeks visit in ! the west. While gone they will visit Denver. Colorado Springs, Salt Lake City, Pendleton, Seattle, Port land, Vancouver Islands. Billings and St. Paul. If you are in the market for a Cook Stove or a Range don't fail to call on A. Jaeger, Jr., lie will not only save you money, but give you something special. A. L Nash was a business visitor at Hannibal yesterday. STATE PRIMARY . , - XT Many Close Races-Major Nonunat- "7 ed For Governor Will Take Official Count on Some Candidates. Returns from the primary of Tuesday of last week have been slow coming in. The candidates who in first returns appeared to be nominated have in some instances been defeated. The official vote was all due in Jefferson City yes terday. It will then be settled u to wh-j lire the nominees for the several oflices. "Uncle Tom" Gaines is Dead T. J. Gaines was born in Boone countv. Aoril 24. 1836 and moved in infancy to Randolph count where he lived in early manhood Departed this life July 30. 1912. Hi was married in February 1856 to Jane Ridings, and to this union two children were born, one dying in in fancv and the other, Mary Gaines who was known and dearly beloved ! b ail Uved. t0 be their com1fort ',d stav until six years ago, when she too was called to the better world For ten years uncle loin was an -invalid and for the past five years has been compelled by his affliction to remain at his home, and although a sufferer for so long he was never known to complain nor murmur that he was thus af flicted but remained patient to the last. He united with the Methodist church in early manhood and with strong faith iu the heavenly Father newen.coout uoing gooa ana as sisted in every way to further the i i i cause ( f Christianity. Besides an aged wife, he leaves tour I rot hers ana one sister to mourn his departure. Funeral services were conducted by Rev Hill at the home in Holu- d.iv. fitter which his remains were h.id to rest by the side of his daugh r in the cemetery at that place. The Ltartfdt sympathy of the en tire community goes out to the aged wife in this her hour of loneliness and sorrow. Matron Times. McClintic's Majority 2306. Following is the official vote of McAllister and Hays at the prima ry Monroe County: McClintic, 2363, Hiys Wo. McClintic's majority 1758. Marion County: McClintic 1575, Hays 1776. Hay's majority 201 Randolph County: McClintic 2206 H tys 1G64. McClintic's majority 542. Ralls County: McClintic 999, Hays 792, McClintic's majority 207. McClintic's total 7343, Hay's total 5037. McClintic's majority 2306. Bob has good reason to be proud of this vote and the voters will never have cause to regret that they have elected him to be State Senator. At all times he will be found standing for his constituents and there will be no man in the Senate who will do more for his constituents than will Bob McClin tic. Dr. A. B, Montgomery departed Calmer, HI. Tuesday for Of Farmers, For Farmers and Pertaining to Farmers. The rains have delayed threshing and spoiled the nubbins. Farmers are plowing for corn. D K Yowell has had a car of powdered limestone shipped in to be applied on his farm. He will use about 500 lbs per acre on wheat and. It does good wherever used. Market Reoort. For Wednesday before date of aper. Hogs .$0.25 to 7.75 Sheep 3.00 to 4.00 Lambs 3.50 to 5.50 Cattle 400 to 9.00 Poultry. Hens lOic Spring chickens 1 1-2 to "14c 2 1-2 pounds Old Roosters 05c Ducks 09c Turkey Hens 10c Young Toms .. Toms.. Guineas, each- Geese Eggs. 8c 08c 17ic 06c 15c, Tallow. 04c Butter.. 18c Green Hides. 08c Corn-. 65c Wheat No. 2 1.00 Oats.;- ..25 to 27c Hay-- $7.00 to $8.00 Baled nay ! $10.00 to 16.00 Shipments light. J M Proctor 1 car cattle; Monroe Coal Si.' Grain Co 1 car oats; Henderson & 'Sous Pro duce Co. 2 cars poultry. 2 cars flour. eggs; McFarland Bros, Total 9 cars. 3 cars A Sudden Death. Tuesday evening the sad news' came to this city that Mrs. D. D. Boyd, nee Miss Myrtle Settle, had died suddenly at her home in Cot ton Plant, Ark. Deceased was the, youngest daughter of J. Blue Settle of this city, and has been living at Cotton Plant since her marriage about three years ago. She was a most excellent young woman with a kind word for all. The body is expected to arrive here today. Thursday. Funeral from Methodist church at 2 o'clock today. Something Must Have Happened. A Swede was called upon to ap pear at the investigation of a rail road accident and the judge told him to tell all about it iu his own words. So he told as follows: "Ole and I was walking along th e track and I saw a train coming, so I got off and waited about ten min utes and then got on the track and walked along for a while and I saw Ole's arm and went on a bit farther and I saw one of his legs, then an- ! other arm then another leg, and after a bit I came to Ole's head ly ing by the side of the track, and I said to myself, "Something must have happened to Ole!" - Exchange. G. M. Nichols and wife speut part of the week with friends here. Mr. Nichols is now doing well in the furniture and undertaking business at Plymouth, 111. They had been to Excelsior Springs for a few weeks and were traveling in their car. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Jayne and son, Gus are visiting at Memphis.