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ft V MO CITY DEMOCRAT, Volume XXV. Monroe City, Mo., February 13, 1913. Number 47. atrerifee the liererasifs Who Advertise IP' ITEM? HUM FARMERS Of Fan a: 'K , ft '.' J-:rr :rs and FOSSH' ''jr 7 !vrdcc: Angus bt ' .-,... Remjrn'bcr A bell horse, trs'ile, ca;iif Wednofi?:y, t ':. rLfccH. .nan's . big ! f-cp sale! :. atch for advertioe.iii.Tit f,mi hi!,-.;. For -Yparlip? iif ort Horn Bui), e!i;V'b!e to ropi.'rnr. Will take $55 if taken at once. 0. V. Ham ner, R. F. D. G, M;)f.'o Ci'y. Don't forgot i he luiiduu;?' & Son sale next ThutT jay. A. C. Boarnnn is gol.V, to have a big public si!e rwxt Wednesday one-fourth mile west of Ely. He will sell to the highest Udder. 33 head of good mules, 4 horses, 83 cattle, 80 sheep. Cols. W. T. Youell and Dave Lillard are the auctioneers. M. B. Proctor and J. M..Johnson are the clerks. See advertisement else where in this paper. J. L. Hagar is going to quit farm ing and will sell at public sale at the J. B. Boarman farm 6 miles east of this city and 2 1-2 miles south east of Hassard on Monday, Feb. 17 his personal property as follows: 8 horses and mules, 3 cattle,, 32 hogs, corn, hay, farming implements etc. Col. W. T. Youell is auctioneer and J. M. Johnson clerk. As he is going to quit farming J. T. VanMarter will sell at public sale, Tuesday, February 25 at the John Am Hays farm, 3 miles south east of Indian Creek and 6 miles soujh of this city. 8, head of horses, 12 cattle; 51 sheep, 20 hogs, corn! turkeys, farming implements, eta Col. W. T. Youell will be the auc tioneer and J. M. Johnson the clerk. G. L Thrift is going to quit farm ing and will sell at pnblic sale Mon day, Feb. 24 his farming imple ments, corn in crib, incubator, a lot of selected oeed corn, 2 brood sows, milch cow, 4 horses. The auction eer will be Col Youell and Lee Bell the clerk. For Sale Five brood sows will pig in April, one registered Poland China boar and eighteen shoats, will weigh about 100 pounds. I also have one 5 year old draft horse and one 5 year old driving horse which I must sell. All this stock is in good shape and healthy. E. M. JAYNE. Geo B. Anderson is gohg to quit farming consequently will sell at his farm between Rensselaer and Hydesberg on Friday, February 21 bis horses and mules, cattle, hogs, farming implements, feed. etc. Col W. T. Youell is the auctioneer. John and Henry J. Kendrick will sell at public saleTuesday, February 18 at the Henry J. Kendrick farm 1-2 mile west of Hassard, 10 horses and mules, 14 cattle, 54 sheep, 11 hog9 and $2000 worth of new farm machinery of standard make See bills. Col. W. T. Youell is auction eer and J. M. Johnson clerk. Weekly Market Letter Published by Woodson & Fennewald L. S. Cora. Co., National Stock Yards, III Cattle receipts have been very . light this week and market has been good, with bulk of steers sell ing 10 to 15c higher. Choice heif ers 10 to 15c higher, medium heif ers, steers and cows about steady. Bulk of choice steers selling $8.50 to to 9.00. Good $7.G5 to 8.00. Medium $G 90 to 7.50. Choice heif ers $7.25 to 7.50. Good $6.60 to 7.15. Meoiun $5.85 to 6.40. Fair killers r.v l bef0M $535 to 5.85. Cnoice caW.8 $6 oO l.Zo. Goou $5.40 to 3.00. Fair killers $"4.65 to 5.25. Bills, ruiihers and veals steady. Hog market closing 13c higher. Bulk of iOoJ . io bttltiu. : lo 3.40. ! Sheep mail.et lOe hig'.isr. Lambs ! and yearlings ttendy. jl)uiI: oi' cheep $5.40 to 5.50. Yearling $7.50 to j 7.85. Wttlu.!9 fi.75 to 0.10 Lumba $8 50 to 9.00. Market Kenort. For Wednesday before date of ,aper. Hogs .$6.50 to 7.65 Sheep 5.00 to 7.50 1 Lambs 3.50 to 5.00 Cattle 500 to 6.00 Poultry. Hens 12c Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 123 2 1-2 pounds Old Roosters 05c Ducks 11c Turkey Hens . 16c Young Toms 15c Toms.. 14c Guineas, each 17c Geese, 09c Eggs. 18c Tallow. 04c Butter- 19c Green Hides. 10c Corn-.. 42c Wheat No. 2 1.00 Oats- -28 to 30c Hay $8.00 to $10.00 Baled ty"v....$9.00 to 10.00 Shipments for the week: T. J Yates 1 car hogs and 1 car mules; Sharp & Barger 1 car hogs 3 cars sheep and 1 car cattle; McFarland Bros. 1 car mill feed; Henderson & Sons Produce Co. 1 car live poultry and 1 car dressed poultry and eggs; Monroe Coal & Grain Co. 1 car corn, 1 car oats, 1 car hay. Total 13 cars. Miller. James B. Miller was born Feb. 9, 1879. and died Feb. 5, 1913. aged 33 years, 11 months and 22 days. He accidently tell in St. Louis last Wednesday hitting his head on a curb and dying from the injuries a few hours later. His body was shipped to this city and the funeral services conducted by Rev. W. G. Alcorn at the Chris tian church. The body was inter red in Si. Judes cemetery. He leaves to mourn his untimely death both parents, two brothers and two sisters. Hog With Five Toes. Vernie Roebuck of near Clarence butchered hogs one day last week ana among tne number Rilled was one with five toes as this was somewhat of a curiosity he brought it to this offce for the editor's infor mation. A hog usually has four toes and an editor is in luck if he gets one. Clarence Courier. Thimble Party. Mrs. J. S. Conway entertained a number pf ladies last Tuesday af ternoon in honor of her cousins, Misses Eula and Mabelle Bowles of Palmyra. The hostess served delicious re freshments and a very pleasant afternoon was spent. Do not sell corn or oats until you have seen the Monroe Coal & Grain Co. Timberlake. Jainrs Estill TinlfT'nke whs bom in Montgomery Co., March 23, 1532. ilii fatiiu r..oinJ to Hr,..,ie Co., when he v.'ns qv.he sntnll -td re grew to mcinl""or' h the ltter coun ty. At tin beginning ff the c'vil war he joined the Confederate armv and served until the 'lose of th- war. :.iinii.i-u..a ni.t.- tha siege at Vfckf butf, he rm.r- ri.J Mm J,fa.y . iwitibeth Terrill; and moved lo "..tLrioa Co -.inly where , he spent irmt ui Lir, lil'e. In the ; fall of 1D1! 1. .r.jv :d to Bedford, Cify, Ve., and the following spr.ng to Orange O.ti&ty, Va., where he died Feb 8, 19J3 Hm wife died in 1884. Early in life he joined the Methodi3t Church and was ever a faithful and consistent member. Mr. Timberlake was a man of strong personality and happy disposition. Early in life he was a student in the law department of the State University but his studies were in terrupted by the war. His life was a noble one. Funeral services were conducted at Andrew Chapel Mon day by Rev. W. M. Alexander of Palmyra. A school boy in St Louis has been left a small fortune by an old lady who barely knew his name, but had been attracted by his gen tlemanly conduct and polite de meanor. The legacy parents can leave their children is the training that develops them into ladies and gentlemen. Give a boy or girl a pleasing exterior and a very mod erate amount of industry coupled with common sense will insure them an easy -Way through life, but the boy or girl whose manners smack of the street, whose mouths are filled with slang and who mis takes rudeness for good breeding will find hard sledding when they go out to mix with the busy world in a struggle tor a living. - Palmyra Herald. Mrs. Willie Goodnight'JandJsons are the champion farmers of the Marion City bottom land. They have just finished cribbing 12,000 bushels of corn which was raised on 200 acres of land. They also have 240 acres of growing 'wheat, which is in fine condition. Next spring they expect to plant 325 acres to corn. Mrs. Goodnight, a widow, conducts one of the most profitable farms in the county. Palmyra correspondent intHannibnl Courier-Post. Every particle of progress that has ever been made has been the product ef people who have love for their work, and who, by. loving their work, have climbed above the mass, and by climbing themselves have developed power to stand. James Logan. Andrew Gice of near Ely, was in town Saturday night with a foot badly out of commission. Andrew says he froze it last winter, but Billy Hayden is of the opinion he froze it going down to Huntington to see a certain beautiful young lady. The grocery merchants who ad vertised in the Democrat last week were greatly pleased with the result. One of them told us it beat any Christmas trade he ever had. It pays to advertise. Best bread made, fresh every day at Barnes Bakery. Guy Christian and Claude Rick ard attended a sale at Stoutsville yesterday. ABOUT THE CHURCHES Interesting News Concern! t the Different Denomination. This Column Close? Promptly 9 A. M. Each Wednesday. The Missionary of Bethel Baptist Association, J. 3. Kiricy, is V(..rkit;6 at Hunnewell church. METHODIST Sunday School 9:30 a. m. Preaching 10:43 a. m. Junior League 2:30 p. m. Senior League 6:15 p. m. Preaching 7:15 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday :lt p. m. Choir practice Saturday 7:15 p. m John H. Hubbard, Pastor in Charge Mrs. Ella Pepper Garland of Han nibal, will address the mothers and daughters of Monroe City at the Methodist church next Sunday af ternoon at 2:30. Rev. John H. Hubbard, Pastor of the Methodist church will preach to the children next Sunday at 11 a. m. He desires to have them all present that can possibly be there. The Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist church was very pleasantly entertained at the home of Mrs. Harry Jarman on;last Friday afternoon. An interesting program was prepared by the lead er. Mrs. Umstattd, and a number of leaflets were read on the subject, The Negro in His Native Land and in Our Native Land." The Society is moving off in a most satisfactory manner at the beginning of the year, having already raised more than half of the money pledged for the year. We hope to add many new names to our list this year. CHRISTIAN Bible School 9:45 a. m. Preaching 11 a. m. Subject: "The Blessedness of Trials." C. E. at 6:30 p. m. Preaching at 7:15. Subject: 'The Abnormal Man." Prayer meeting, Wednesday 7. Bro. C. E. Benlebi delivered a very interesting lecture at the church Sunday night and one which was enjoyed by all present. W. Garnet Alcorn. PRESBYTERIAN. Preaching at 11 a. m. Sunday School at 9:45 a. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday 7:15 j p. in. GRACE BAPTIST. The attendance and interest are increasing at each service. Three united with the church last Sabbath. We will begin our revival service next Sabbath. Bible School 9:45 a. m. Preaching 11a. in. and 7:15 p. m. by the pastor. Preuching Monday 7:15 p. m. by our Evangelist and every evening during the week. We still request the united prayers of our members and friends that God's blessing may attend our efforts in the salvation of many precious souls. All are cordially invited to attend these services. Dr. J. W. Smith. FIRST BAPTIST Rev. H. D. Truex will preach at the First Baptist church Sunday morning. ST. JUDES. Bishop Johnson of St. Louis will conduct services every Friday even ing during Lent at St. Judes church. Birthday Dinner. W. E. Shearman and wife, G. W. Howe and wife, S. P. Griffith and vifc attended a b'rtaday vrr.i r at .f. J McDonald's at Hnnnibid, this, Wednesday, being his birthi iy . T. B. Arnold ard wife of Palmyra joined them there. It is the. custom to celebrate this event every year, so rotruary 12th is u it J Ht r ('ay with the family. Seventh Birthday. The U. D. C's. held their regular meeting with Mrs. H. Levy yester day afternoon. It being the seventh anniversary of this Chapter and also so near St. Valentine day the hostess com bined the two. She had a birthday cake decorated with the proper number of red candles. The dining room was decorated with red and white hearts and cupids. Valen tines were given to each guest, also red, heart shaped bonbon boxes filled with sweets. This Chapter is in a flourishing condition. May it celebrate many more birthdays. W. C T. U. Meeting The W. C. T. U's. held their an nual meeting at the home of Mrs, Will Ely last Tuesday afternoon. As each member had the privi lege of inviting a guest, quite a number of ladies interested in tho work, but not members of this earnest band, were present and en joyed the excellent program. ' It was a Frances Willard Memori al service and tribute was paid to that wonderful leader of the tem perance cause. At the close of the meeting delicious refreshments were served. Church Officials Entertained. Rev. W. G. Alcorn and wife en tertained the official members of the Christian Church and their wives at a six o'clock dinner last Saturday evening. Twenty-two guests enjoyed their hospitality. A six course dinner was served which was a gem ia the culinary art. Mrs. Alcorn was pronounced an ideal hostess. She was ably assist ed by Misses Geo and Margaret Patton. The evening was certainly enjoy ed by all present. Stephen D. Ely Dead. Mrs. Alex Boren received a long distance telephone messaje last evening from VaiuUia, Au.irain county, containing the sad news of the death of htr uncle. Stephen D. Ely, which oceured at his home in that city yesterday morning. The deceased was aged 75 vears and had been , in poor health for several years. The funeral services will be held at the family home some tima Wednesday. The direct cause of h's death was pneuinonia. Mr. Ely was well known by all the older Ha nnibal citizens. He was for many years engaged in the mer cantile business at Cincinnati, Ralls county, and did a tremendous busi ness. Some thirty-five years ago he sold out his business at Cincinnati and located in Vandalia. He dealt largely in real estate and in the course of a few years made a for tune He retired from active busi ness several years ago. He was pro bably the wealthiest man in Van dalia and was one of her most pro gressive citizens. Hannibal Journal.