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Volume XXV.
Monroe City, Mo., January 9, 1913.
Number 42.
Patronize the Rflerohanfts Who dlwertls
ABOUT THE CHURCHES SePten'b" clear days. 8
partly cloudy days, 7 cloudy days.
Interesting Now- Concerning the '
Different Denominations.
This Column Closes Promptly at
9 A. M. Path Wednesday.
Rev. J. H. Hubbard was sick Sun
day and not able to fill his appoint
ment. He is up aoin aiid expects
to be able to pret.ch next Sunday.
Sunday School 9:30 a. m.
Preaching 10:43 a in.
Junior League 2:30 p. m.
Senior League G:00 p. m.
. Preaching 7;0i) p. m.
Prayer meetin Wednesday
7.00 p. m.
Choir practice Saturday 7:15 p. m
John II. Hubbard,
Pastor in Charge.
Rev. John Frank Smith of St.
Louis, will preach Sunday morning
and evening at First Baptist church.
Bible School 9:45 a.m.
Preaching at 11 am. and 7:15
p. m. C. E. at 6:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday 7,
followed by Teacher Training Class.
The public invited to attend the
services on Lord's day.
W. Garnet Alcorn.
Bible School 9:45 a. m. Preaching
at 11 a. m. and 7:15 p. m.
Prayer service Wednesday 7. m.
Choir practice Friday, 723 r n
" "'" All are cordially invited to attend
these services.
Dr. J. W. Smith.
Lucinda Greeves departed this
life Jan. 4, 1913, aged 87 years and
23 days.
She was born in Virginia in 1825,
and came with her parents, Wm. C.
Greeves and wife, to this state while
a child, and lived in Ralls Co. 80
years. Was merried to Wm. 0.
Greeves 1851, who preceded her to
the other world 17 years.
To this union were born two
daughters and five sons, viz: Hanna
L Pendleton, of Ralls Co., and Mary
A. Sutman, of Munougahela, Pa.;
Charles D. and Edwin M. of Ralls
Co.. W. C. and H. R. of South Dako
ta, and R. 0. of Visilia, California.
She was a kind and affectionate
mother and a friend to all who
knew her. She joined the M. E.
Church. South, in early life and re
mained a consistent member to the
end of life.
Funeral services were romlucted
by Rev. F. P. Hayncs pnd interment
at DeMoss cemetery, Monday. Jan. 6.
October had 21 clear days, 5 part
ly cloudy days, 4 cloudy days.
November had 22 clear days, 4
partly cloudy days, 4 cloudy days. ,
December had 24 clear days, 2
partly days, 5 cloudy days. !
The average temperature during
1912 was 48 degrees above zero. j
The coldest day was the 12th of
January 1912. That day it was 26 i
below at 6 a. m , 7 a", m. 25 blow, 8 '
a. m 24 below, 10 a. m. 22 below.!
12 noon 20 below, 8 p. in. 17 below. I
The warmest day was the 8th of
July, 1912. That day it was: 6 a. I
m. 72 above zero. 8 a m. 78 ahnvp !
9 a. m. 85 above. 12 noon 94 nhr.vp '
2 p. m. 98 above. 3 p. m. 100 above,
5 p. m. 92 above, 8 p. m. 83 above.
There has been but two clear
14ths of the month. They were Oct.
14, and Dec. 14. Five rjartlv cloud v
14ths and 'five cloudy 14ths. The
unlucky day of the month for clear
The worst electric stoma for years
happened the night of June 15th,
1912. The storm lasted from 6 p,
m. to 2 a. m the morning of the
16th. Formed in Texas and ended
in Ohio. 27 people were killed in
Missouri and 35 in all.
Snows of 1912: Jan. 2nd, 8th.
Feb. 1st, 3rd. 25th. March 2nd.
27th. April 17th.
Rams of 1912: Jan. 18th. Feb.
24th. March 14th, 27th. 28th. Ann
1st. 13th, 19th. May 1st, 2nd. 10th.
June 4th,
18th. 20tb.
July 3rd,' 12th, 14th. August 1st,
3rd, 5th. 6th. 7th. 8th, 9th. 12th,
13th, 15th, 20th, 26th. 29th. Sep
tember 14th, 20th. October . 3rd,
10th, 11th, 21st. 31st. November
5th. 6th, 12th. December 16th.
There has been 26 clear Sundays,
14 partly cloudy Sundays and 12
cloudy Sundays during 1912. Artie
Danner of Center, in the Perry En
11th. 5t2Vh. 26th.
l4th,15tb, 16th, 17 th,
History of The Weather During 1912
In Northeast Missouri.
The month of January, 1912, had
11 clear days, 8 partly cloudy days,
12 cloudy days.
February had 6 clear days, 11
partly cloudy days, 12 cloudy days.
March had 10 clear days, 11 part
ly cloudy days, 11 cloudy days.
April had 11 clear days. 11 part
ly cloudy days, 8 cloudy days.
' May had 12 clear days, 14 partly
cloudy days, 5 cloudy days.
June had 8 clear days, 14 partly
cloudy days, 8 cloudy days.
July had 18 clear days. 9 partly
cloudy days. 6 cloudy days.
August bad 9 clear days. 15 part-
ly cloudy days, 7 cloudy days.
Missouri Legislature.
At noon yesterday the Misssuri
General Assembly convened at
Jefferson City. James H. Hull of
Platte County, will be Speaker of
the House. 0. D. Gray of Boone Co.,
will be the Chief Clerk. Francis
M. Wilson will ne President pro tem
of the Senate. Monroe County and
the 13th Senatorial District will be
ably and honestly represented by
Sen. R. S. McClintic and James P.
Boyd. It is supposed that Hadley
in his last message will advocate
many things which Democrats have
advocated for years and Hadley
knows that the Democratic legisla
ture will pass and that Gov. Major
will approve. Heretofore the Dem
ocratic legislature could pass bills
good for the people but when they
got up to Hadley, he would veto
them. Now Missouri's officers are
the friends of the masses.
Mrs. Mary E. Woods brought some
beautiful pansies to this office Fri
day. These flowers had grown and
bloomed out of doors, which goes to
prove that this part of the country
is a good place to be as flowers
bloom out of doors on Jan. 3rd.
Mrs. Woods had some apple trees
to blossom in July and from these
late blossoms ripened fruit. She
also had a second crop of grapes.
Mrs. J. L Hayden has returned
from a visit with her son Melvin in
Texas. She found more winter in
the Lone Star State than in Mis
Mary Ellen Melson was born in
Clay County, 111., Sept. 2?. 1816; re- ;
moved with her parents to Ap-i
ponvose Co. Iowa, in early child- j
hood. United with the Christian
church when about 16 years of age;!
became a member of the M. E. j
Church, South, some thirty years;
ago. Was married to Joel Lafayette
Melson Aug. 5, 1865. Died Dec.
26, 1912
The deceased is mother of eight
children, two of whom with the
father and husband preceded her to
the better world. She leaves one
sister. Mrs. T. B. Mitchell, of Grove
land, Kan., two brothers, J. V.
Killim of Eminence, Kan., and T. W.
Killim, of Moulton. Iowa, with two
daughters and four sons to mourn
their loss.
Since the death of her husband
in 1906 she has made her home
with her son. Roy G. Melson, south
of this city.
Funeral services were conducted
by Rev. Haines and Rev. Hubbard
Dec. 28. after which the remains
were laid to rest in the family lot
in the DeMoss cemetery.
Those from a distance in attend
ance at the funeral were: Mrs. J. N
Wilson of Garden City, Kan., M. Lee
Melson of Osawatomie, Kan- and
Mrs. T. B. Mitchell of Groveland.
Her death marks the passing
away of one of our oldest citizens
and makes a vacancy in her home
that cannot be filled.
ITEMS FROM FARMERS ratlier than reSpond ,0 ,he
of law and governmental decorum?
The inference must be that the
ghost that haunts Mr Rockefeller 13
the fear of self-conviction or, per
haps with him, worse yet the ex
posure of Standard Oil business
methods that would at nnrp lpnri tn
Weekly Market Letter Published by a curtailment of the revenues of
noodson & rennewald L.
Com. Co., National Stock
Of Farmers, For Farmers
Pertaining to Farmers.
For Sale 2-year-old Hereford
bull. J. A. Bixler.
Yards, 111.
that flltirfrvTirnic sipt-vcc-i !. . n tU. .
( congressional action. The already
j ill repute in which the Standard Oil
Company is held is strainedly pro-
! nniinPPfl anH mitef nmna frKrt
Cattle receipts have been liberal Mr. Rockefeller only hesitates to
this week and market declined 10 (lrive the final nail.
to 15c on all good to choice steers. r , ,, , , , ,
.u i ,- . . l , Regardless of Mr. Rockefe ers
while medium steers and butcher : ,K ,
o. ft v, ia i . . j r, . , aesire in the premises, however, he
stun ned about steady. Bu k of u u u u
. ... : y , ' should be brought to the congress
choice steers se ing from $8.50 to :i u . r ,
$6.75 to $7.25. Stockers and feed-
Saline Towabkip Items. '
Mrs. Ruth Ryan, son and daugh
ter are visiting her brother near
George Lowery made a Lusiness
trip to St. Louis last week.
Miss Daphne Crawford returned
to her school work at Columbia.
Monday, after spending the holidays
at home
Mrs. Everett Johnson's brother
and sister spent the holidays with
Tom Yager and family visited his
brother near Palmyra during Christ
mas week.
Alva Berry has rented the Melson
farm for the coming year.
Christian Luth, Billy Berlin and
Ed Kieffer went to Monroe on busi
ness, Thursday.
Mrs. Becky Huff and daughters
tiave returned from their visit at
Brookfield and Brunswic k.
Mrs. Alice Huff and son, Joe.
went to Hannibal Thursday.
Clarence Huff and wife visited at
Alfred Huffs New Year's day.
Ed Moss is having a deep well put
Miss Nell McGlothlin has return
ed to her work in Kansas City after
spending the holidays with home-folks.
Mrs. Alva Berry and Miss Fay
McGlothlin were trading in Monroe.
Mrs. Christian Luth has been very
sick but is better at this writing.
Yager Grange met Friday nteht.
State Master C. 0. Rein and State
Secretary Miss Lula Fuqua, install-
new officers: R. R. Greeves. Master:
C H. Huntly, Overseer; Miss Claudia
Greeves, Secretary; E. T. Johnson,
A card from J M. Freeman un
der date of Jan. 2, says that thev
have arrived at Shreveport all 0. K.
He promised to write further after
he gets settled down.
ers steady. Heifers strong. Choice
$7.50 to $8.00. Good $6.50 to $7 25.
Medium $5.50 to $6.40. Cows strong.
Choice $6 25 to $7.00. Good $5 25 to
$600. Fair killers $4.50 to $5.00.
Bulls, milkers and veals steady.
Hog market opened 5c lower,
closing 10c lower. Good butchers
and heaviers $7.50 to $7.55. Good
mixed $7.35 to $7.45. Roughs $7.10
to $7.20.
Sheep 10c higher. Lambs $865
to $9.00. Fat ewes $5.00 to $5.10.
Wethers $5.35 to $5.65. Yearlings
$7.50 to $7.90.
Market Reoort. '
For Wednesday before date of
Hogs .$6.50 to 7.00
Sheep , 4.00 to 5.00
Lambs 3.50 to 5 00
Cattle 500 to 600
Hens 11c
Spring chickens 1 1-.? to 10 2
2 1-2 pounds
Old Roosters 05c
Ducks He
Turkey Hens 16c
Young Toms 15c
Toms.. 13c
Guineas, each 17 1 c
Geese. 10c
Eggs. 20c
Tallow. 04c
Butter.. 20.
Green Hides. 10c
Corn-. 37t
Wheat No. 2 1.00
Oats.. .27 to 28c
Hay $7.00 to $8.00
Baled nay $8.50 to 10.00
Shipments for week: J. H. Mc
Clintic 2 cars cattle and 1 car hogs;
T. J. Yates 2 cars hoils: Henderson
&. Sons Produce Co. 1 car dressed
poultry; Monroe Coal &. Grain Co. 1
car hay; C. C. Lewis 1 car hay; Mc
Farland Bros 1 car Hour. Total 9
understand that with all his mil
lions of wealth he is not big enough
to evade the process of law in this
country. In the forthcomingissue
of Mr. Bryan's Commoner will be
found the following comment:
"Dispatches show that when thir
ty two representatives of labor were
being sentenced to prison upon con
viction of complicity in dynamite
outrages, federal officials were mak
ing organized search for William
Rockefeller, the Standard Oil mag
nate. Rockefeller has successfully
evaded service, and his friends ap
pear to regard it as a joke It is
not a joke. It is plain defiance of
Never was truth more plainly ex
pressed and thequickerSRockefeller
be taught the lesson hemust be
made to learn, the better. Hanni
bal Journal.
What Must We Think of Mr. Rocke
feller? What must we of this country
think of Mr. William Rockefeller in
the light of current events his per
sistent evasion of the serving of a
subpoenae issued for him by a com-
mittee of the congress of the United
Pray, what has any honest man
to fear in appearing before a con
gressional committee of his country
men-a committee inquiring into
economic conditions affecting the
welfare of the nation? Should it not
be a pleasure to such men rather
than a duty to be shunned as one
would shun the poisonous adder?
What class of man is it that will
ingly and persistently places him
self in contempt of his countrymen
and the law-making power thereof
Proposes U. S. Farm Loans.
Washington. D. C, Jan. 4 Gov
ernment loans on farms mortgages
at low interest rates was proposed
in a bill introduced by Representa
tive Batherick of Ohio.
The plan outlined is to attain the
same object as the "rural credits"
system proposed by President TafL
The bill would provide for the es
tablishment of a bureau of farm
loans in the Treasury Department,
with a loan commissioner appoint
ed by the President.
The Secretary of the Treasury
would be authorized to raise funds
for loaning to "bona-fide tillers of
the soil" on farm mortgages, by the
issue of Government bonds at not
to exceed 4 per cent interest.
The loans would be made on
farms on which at least one-half
must be under cultivation.
Application for loans would be
made to the Commissioner, who
would certify to the value of the
property, to be ascertained by the
appraisers appointed by 'he Com
missioner, to the Secretary of the
Treasury, who would loan not to
exceed 60 per cent of the value of
the land on a mortgage made out
to the Secretary of the Treasury, at
not more than 4 1-2 per cent inter
est. The bill would exempt both mort
gages and bonds issued under the
act from taxation, and proposes an
appropriation of $100,000 for the
installation of the plan.
Miss Bertha Yancy, the daughter
of W. H. Yancy, postmaster at La
Belle, was struck by a passenger
train at LaRelle. Thursday evening
and was ground under the wheels.
No one witnessed' the sad accident
and it will never be known how it
Pay what you owe the Farmers &
Merchants Telephone Co. at once.

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