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MuiSttuE MOCRAT. Volume XXV. Monroe City, Mo., January 30. 1913. Number 44. Patronize the merchants T oil. 1 who Ad ITEMS FBOM FARMERS Of r tr 'ntrt, t r Via-mers Pertaining to Fcrmers. end Lewis Lun Jberg has sold his farm i mile southeast of this city and is going to qui;, farting consequently he will sell fit the farm on Monday, Feb. 3. his personal property as fol lows, 5 good horses. 2 Jorsey heifers some hogs, 550 bu. Wbite Swedish -oats for seed, this yielded 92 bu. per acre. 50 shocks fodder and corn, hay and straw baled, farm imple ments, etc This sale begins at 10 -o'clock Col. J. R. B. Kidd is the auctioneer. For Sale 2-year-old Hereford bull. J. A. Bixler. t FOR SALE Pure bred Aberdeen Angus bull calves. Dr. J. H. Bell. Tony Meyers has decided to move to South Missouri and is therefore 4?oing to sell at public sale at his farm 4 miles west of this city and 3-4 mile north of. Buckman school bouse on Thursday, January 30, his personal property as follows: 11 'Iianm onH mulAS QAVPrnl head rt cattle, fanning implements, cream separator, some household goods, bay, corn and many other things. CoL W. T. Youell is the auctioneer .-and J. M. Johnson the clerk. Weekly Market Letter Published by Woodson & Fennewald L. S. Com. Co., National Stock Yards, 111. Cattle receipts have reen moder ate this week and i arlu:t hus held about steady on all medium steers and butcher stuff, while beft steers are selling a little lower. Bulk of choice steers selling from $8.25 to $8.85, good $7.C0 to $8 00. Medium $6.75 to $7.50. Choice heifers $7.25 to $7.65. Good $6.50 to ,$7.00. Me dium $5.60 to $6.35. Fair killers and stock heifers $5.25 to $5.75. Choice cows $625 to $7.00. Good $5.25 to $6.00. Fair killers $4.50 to $500. ., Bulls, milkers and veals steady. ' Hog receipts light today, market 10c" higher. Bulk of good heavy hogs selling $7.60 to $7.70, mixed $7,40 to $7.60; pigs $6.50 to $7.00. Sheep receipts liberal. Market 15 to 25c lower. Bulk of choice lambs $8.50 to $8.75.. Yearlings $7.25 to $8.00. Wethers $600 to $6.25. J. H. McChntic shipped in a double deck car of sheep for feeding. Market Reoort. For Wednesday before date of paper. Hogs -.$6.50 to 7.10 Sheep 5.00 to 7.50 Lambs 3.50 to 5.00 Cattle --- - 500 to 600 Poultry. Hens--' 114c Spring chickens 1 1-2 to His 2 1-2 pounds Old Roosters 05c Ducks-: He Turkey Hens 16c Young Toms 15c Toms.. f 13c Guineas, each 174c ueese. ' w Eggs. 18c Tallow. 04c Butter-- 20c Green Hides. 10c Corn 40c Wheat No. 2 ......... ...... 1.00 Oats.. ..27 to 28c Hay $7.00 to $8.00 Baled nay $8.50 to 10.00 Shipments for the week: Sharp &. Barge'r 3 cars sheep and 1 car. hogs; T. J. Yates 1 car hogs; Wade &. Dawson 2 cars cattle; Henderson & Sons Produce Co. 1 car eggs and ' dressed poultry; McFarland Bros. 1 car flour and feed. j The Death of Tandy Gentry. j On the 21st of December Tandy C. Gentry, formerly chief clerk to F. E. Hollingshead, local agent of the Burlington, left Hannibal and ' went to Phoenix, Arizona, for the benefit of his health, he having been granted a year's leave of absence. Monday night a letter was read in Hannibal Lodge No. 188, A. F. &. A. M., of which he was an honored member, from the secretary of the Masonic Lodge at Phoenix stating that he was getting along nicely and that his health seemed to be improving. Yesterday morning the secretary of Hannibal Lodge receiv ed a telegram from the secretary of the Masonic lodge of Phoenix con veying the sad intelligence of his death, he having passed away Mon day night. His wife who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kaup of North Seventh street, re ceived a similar telegram. The deceased had' been afflicted with tuberculosis for some time and more than a year ago., had one of his limbs amputated just'above the ankle, tuberculosis having develop ed in the bone. His wife had about completed packing her goods pre paratory to joining him in Phoenix and expected to start the latter part of this week or the first of next week Besides his wife he leaves one child, a boy About three years old. The remains will be brought to Hannibal for interment and will arrive here the latter part of this week, the exact time not yet known. His wife and other relatives have the sympathy of the city in their sad bereavement. - Hannibal Jour nal. Tandy was reared in this city and was a most excellent young man who numbered his friends, by his acquaintances and all are made sad by his untimely death. The sympathy of all go out to his be reaved wife, son, mother and sisters in their hours of sadness. Obituary. Maurice Regan died Dec. 22, 1912. at 1:30 p. m. at his home 8 miles Southeast of Monroe City. He was born in St. Louis County, Sept. 21. 1867. At his death he was 45 years, 3 months and 1 day. He lived on the farm, where he died, his entire life, coming here an in fant. He was loved by all who knew him; was survived by one brother and two sisters who mourn their loss. He was buried in Indian Creek on Dec. 24, 1912. Funeral conducted by his pastor Father P. F. Cooney. A Friend. City Election. At the April City election the only omces to oe nued are one alderman in each ward. Should Dr. J. R. Dawson remove from the Second ward there will have to be two elected from the Second ward. Up to this time there has been no election talk. Hannibal vs Monroe City. The match debate between the Hannibal High School Debating clubhand the Monroe City club will ir.: -..-:, t., o i uuuui uiiruuuy evening, oaii. 01, and the boys who represent Hnnni- j bal are working diligently to win in the contest. The subject chosen is. "Woman Suffrage." Several debang club yells have I been received in response to th offer of a free ticket to the debate j to' the person suggesting the best j yell, and opportunity for the prac- tice of them was given at Tuesday's Hssemmy uieeuiig. vJUi;ii eiuiiusi- i asm ana interest mtne deoate nave been aroused. The recently organized Alumni association will attend the debate in a body, and extend their hearty support. During whatever intervals occur and at the close of the debate, the domestic science girls will sell ice cream cones - Hannibal Journal. We hope that every one who can will go from Monroe and do their best to encourage our debaters. Euchre Party. Mrs. T. B. Hayden and her sister, Mrs. Dick Pierceall. entertained at cards at the home of the former last Monday evening. More than fifty guests were present During the evening delightful re freshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. Will Drake proved to be the most successful players and Mes dames James Smith and Butler Yates well they had a good time if they were not so successful. A very enjoyable time was re ported. Royal Neighbors Install. The Monroe City Lodge of Royal Neighbors installed their officers for the ensuing term, Saturday, as follows: Mrs. C. L. Drescher, Oracle Mrs. Mabel Morse, Vice Oracle Mrs Julia D. Leake, Past Oracle Mrs. C. R. Evans, Recorder Mrs. J. O. Cozad, Receiver Mrs. Edna Whitten. Chancellor Miss Agnes Leake, Marshal Mrs. Lottie Umstattd, Assistant Marshal. Mrs. Mollie Baldwin, Inner Senti nel. Mrs. Nellie Swearingen.. Outer Sentinel. Symphony Orchestra. The musical given at the High School Auditorium Tuesday even ing by the Symphony Orchestra was well attended. To those who have ever had the pleasure of hearing this orchestra it is needless to say that they presented a splendid pro gram which was greatly, enjoyed by those present. Not So Bad After All. Is the title of a farce comedy to be put on at the Monroe City opera house next Monday evening y home talent. Father Kimmon is the instructor and the play will be put on in a way that will please all who attend. J. Henderson and wife, Jamie Proctor and wife, Misses Agnes and Laura Bell, Miss Cordie Hoar, Messrs Carl Sharp, Charlie Sullivan, Ed Jayne, Monroe Anderson, George Grimm, Will Baynum, W. B. Cald well, Leo and Lewis Bell, attended The Spring Maid, Monday evening at Hannibal. ABOUT THE CHURCHES Interesting News Concerning the Different Denominations. This Column Closes Promptly at 9 A. M. Each Wednesday?" . .. M . . . According to the Si. Louis Re public of Mordayi Rev. B. D. Wefcks ha3 been cnl,d t0 the pastorate of lheCompton Heights Baptist church of St Louis Should he accept they will have one of the ablest young ministers to be found and are t0 be congratulated. METHODIST Sunday School 9:30 a. m. Preaching 10:45 a. m. Junior League 2:30 p. m Senior League 6:00 p. m. Preaching 7.00 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday 7O0 p. m. Choir practice Saturday 7:15 p m John H. Hubbard. Pastor in Charge CHRISTIAN Bible School 9:45 a. m. Pleaching at 11 a. m. Subject: "Old Testament Beatitudes. The Blessing of Obedience." C. E. 6:30 p. ra. Preaching at 7:15. "Joab: the Man Who Knew no Mercy." Prayer meeting Wednesday 7. Teacher "training at;7:45. The public cordially invited. -W. Garnet Alcorn,. UKACU BAPTIST. Bible School 9:45 a. m. Preach ing at 11 a. m. and 7:15 p. m. Pray er service Wednesday 7 p. m. The Woman's Missionary Society will meet with Mrs. M. P. Nolen Friday, Feb. 7th at 2:30 p. m. Lead er, Mrs. W. H. Wilson. Subject: "South America." We will have he election of officers for the en suing year at this time and we re quest that every member be pres ent Choir practice Friday 7:30 p m. All are cordially invited to at tend these services. Assisted by Rev. G. L. Hale of Hannibal, we are intending to begin a series of revival services some time in February and would ask for the united prayers of our members and friends that God's blessing may attend our efforts in the salvation of many precious souls. Dr. J. W. Smith. Obituary. Ivy, Lindsay was born in Marion Comity, near Maywood, Mo., on June 16. 1877 and died January 17, 1913, a!ed 33 years, 7 months and one day. In her death the community has lost a good woman, the family a devoted member and the husband a loving wife. Prior to her marriage she was a public school teacher and taught for.eleven years in her own county and was considered one of i the leading teachers in her county Her success in this work qualified her so that she became a teacher in the Sunday school, a work in which she delighted to engage and to the profit of all whom she taught. After her marriage, on May 6th, 1906 to Mr. William Corder, she left the scenes of her childhood days and went to make her home with her husband at Moberly, Ma Here she remained, until it was discover ed that the desease with which she died, had made serious progress. From this place she moved to Den yer, Col., in search of health. It was found thit even here there was no recovery for her. Another move was made in Colorado, tho young husband fighting to envo his com panion, but the desease stubbornly resisted and she returned to her parents in Marion county her mind fully made up to meet death calmly. As a young womi bl.e was of a deeply religious uriure and when but a girl of 13 years wus converted and united with tho Sunrise Chris tian Church. She later removed her membership to Mbeily Mo. Such was her religious Mture that she feared not the approach of death and even made ail arrangements for her funeral, even to the selecting of the beautiful hymns used in the service. Among tho choice hymns selected was "It is well with my soul" and Does Jesus Care?" both of which with others indicated her calm repose. - She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, father and mother, five brothers and three sisters who were with her at the last. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. W. G Alcorn of Monroe City. Sleep on Beloved, sleep and take thy rest. We loved thee well, but Jesus loved thee best, Goodnight, Goodnight. . Entertained. . Mrs. W. G Williamson entertain ed last Monday afternoon in honor of her niece Miss Marie Ragland of TParisr - About adozen young ladies were present. The time was pleasantly spent in sewing and playing canls. The hostess served delicious i : h ment. Mrs. Herman Levy and daughter. Mrs. Carrie Diinmitt enter:nio,id the Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon. Re freshments were served and a de lightful time reported. Miss Lilias Haney entertained the Sewing Clnb last Friday. Miss Haney is an ideal hostess and those present will remember the occasion with pleasure. Smith After a long illness Peter Smith died at the home of his son Joseph, in thU city at six o'clock yesterday morning, aged 73 years. He leaves one son Joseph of this city and one daughter, Mrs. II. T. Boone of Mid land !x is. and many friends to mourn his dentil. He was a most excellent citizen and many there be who will mourn his departure. FuiktjI services at Holy R.isary church at 11 a in today. Thursday. Williams. Tho. nas Williams die 1 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Omaha, Neb., and the remains were brought back here to his old home and laid to rest in St. Stephens cemetery, Indian Creek. He has spent the last years of his life in Nebraska but made frequent visits to his old friends here.- De ceased was single. Many friends mourn his departure. Ray Yowell has sold his interest in the Gem Theater to Oscar Haw kins. Both gentlemen are courteous and accomodating and under the management of the new firm, Kirby & Hawkins will maintain its usual standard of entertaining. The Gem ranks with the best of this kind of shows in this country. Miss Bertha Jaeger will begin teaching in voice next Tuesday.