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MONRO E CIT nn Volume XXVII. Monroe City, Mo., June 11, 1914. Number 10. THE BIG MONROE CITY FAIR AUGUST 18; 19, 20, 21 DEMOCRA ABOUT THE CHURCHES Interesting News Concerning the Different Denominations. This Column Closes Promptly at 9 A. M. Each Wednesday. Rev. H. C. McPherson and son Howard of St Joseph, spent part of the week with Rev. Hubbard and "family. Revs. McPherson and Hub Ibard spent part of the week in Fay ette attending the preachers insti tute. Rev. W. G. Alcorn has .received a call to preach at the South Side Christian Church at Hannibal. His many Monroe friends are pleased to know that he i3 not going to accept but will continue to reside in Mon roe City. Rev. W. G. Alcorn went to Can ton Monday to attend the com mencement exercises of Canton University. He delivered the ad dress to the Bible Department Tues day morning. Rev. Alcorn will take his A. M. Degree this year. METHODIST Sunday School 9:30 a. m. Preaching 10:45 a. m. and 8:00 p. m. Junior League 2:30 p. m. Senior League 7:00 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday :00 p. m. Choir practice Saturday 8:00 p. m John H. Hubbard, Pastor in Charge GRACE BAPTIST. Last Sunday was a fairly good day with us in every department of our work though the congregations were not large yet good interest pre vailed. Several of our members are sick for which we are sad. Next Sunday. Sunday School 9:45 a. m, Preaching 11:00 a. m. Subject: "The Resurrection of the Body." B. Y. P. U. 7:15 p. m. Preaching 8:00 p. m. Subject: "The time of the Resurrection or the Millennium." These are great subjects and should fill the house with earnest listeners. W. D. CAVE, Pastor CHRISTIAN Bible School 9:45 a. m. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. frayer meeting wea. :ou p. m. We are anxious that there shall be a large attendance next Sunday morning, as it is the third anniver sary of our ministry with this church, we hope to give a little sur vey of the work done. May we not expect you? W. Garnet Alcorn. Park services begin June 21st. Bro. J. S. Red preached a very interesting sermon last Sunday night. FIRST BAPTIST Rev. Adolph yolmer of Shelbina preached for oui people last Sun day morning, greatly to the delight of all who heard him. We had 107 in Sunday School . v i r i f Ctr and good congregations at the other services. We trust that the Convention held here this week will be a source of great help to all who can attend it. We have on the program some of the best talent in the State and we want you to hear them The regular services next Sunday except that in the evening we shall have our annual Children's Day V . - exercises. We give you a most cor dial invitation to attend all of our services. SAM P. GOTT. Pastor. Chipman. Thomas M. Chipman died Satur- day at his home in Hannibal. De- ceased was born in Marion County in 1851 and spent nearly all his life in , that county. He moved to nan- nioal about two years ago. For the last four years he has been in poor health. He was a splendid citizen, a noble christian gentleman and was found doing nis part toward the up building of humanity. In 1879 he married Miss Ada Jarman j who with four chilJren, George E, of this city; Mrs. D. L. Feaster. of Withers Mill; John Urban, of Nel- 6onville and Clifford, of Louisiana together with a large circle o friends mourn his departure. Funer al services were conducted Sunday afternoon from the New Providence Presbyterian Church of which de ceased had long been a member. A good man has gone to his reward. Garden Party. The garden party given by the ladies of the First Baptist Church Thursday afternoon and evening on the Bull and Proctor lawns was a most delightful affair. From a social standpoint it was a decided success. The attendance was good and an excellent musical program was rendered. Delicious refresh ments were on sale, also a very pretty line of fancy articles. The proceeds amounted to al most a hundred dollars which is to start a fund for the purchase of a pipe organ for that church in the near future. Family Reunion. Sunday, J. I. Thomas and wife had a family reunion at their home southeast of town. Friday, their daughter. Mrs. Ed Miller, her hus band and children, accompanied by Mrs. Josie Kator and Harry Morton, sister and brother of Mrs. Thomas, came over from Canton in an auto. Saturday afternoon the Canton guests and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas went to Hannibal in the auto, re turning that evening with Claude Thomas and wife and Lee Hall and wife of that city. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Thomas joined the party and a very enjoyable day was spent. Making Ice. McFarland Bros, begun making ice Tuesday. They expect to have some ripe tomorrow or Friday. They have a 15 ton per day plant. It takes about 40 hours to freeze a 300 pound cake. In making ice they use distilled water thus mak ing pure ice. The can is filled and stands until frozen. Will have more to say later. Big Wheat Crop. Washington. June 81 The biggest wheat crop in the history of Ameri ca-900.000.000 bushels - is the es timate of the crop reporting board of the department of agriculture in a report based on the condition of crops June 1, as made public today. The previous high record was last year when 735,000.000 bushels were predicted. The W. C. T. U. drinking fountain is being put in at the corner of Main and Winter Streets. The Booster Club is to furnish the ice. so you can get a cool drink of pure -.1 . .! . .ill t water at any ume. , u win oe I predated by the thirsty. ap- Fir. Protection. Cities like Monroe s-hould be well equipped to fight fire. Our water works have proven a big help but x there are yet other things needed, j Chief Wilson and his assistants nave een criticised for things which j ,hey couid not help. These fire, firihtera should have' amnle eauio--1 raent Fir8t( there should be plen-! ty of water. It is being quite free- y used now, considering the quan-J titv :n tne reservoir. Something' jke 18000 gallons is being used in ; finr;nklin(i Main street, and 15000 gallons in the flush tanks, besides j whf,t ;s heind used and Daid for bv , private individuals. The flush tanks must be supplied if the-sewers are used. People who pay for water must be supplied The dust on the streets can be kept down in some other way, and as there is but little probability of the lake being filled before fall this 18000 gallons daily should be saved. For fire protec tion Chief Wilson says the city should have t least 1000 feet of good reliable 2 1-2 inch hose, a wagon, at least two chemicals ladders. Then a volunteer compa ny of at least 16 member? should be organized. It would be well to divide the city in four wards, the C. B. 8c Q Railroad and Main street be th division The the whistle could signal the ward in which was the fire. Another good suggestion offered was that all trash be burned in the morning and that there be no fires out). in the afternoon. We cannot be Uoo careful with fire this dry weather. Lee Barton's Advice. Let the winner win. Get behind your favorite democratic candidate and boost him all you can, but do it sanely and judiciously, and with an eye single to the best interests of democratic party. Don't get yourself in a muddle before the primary, so you can't work and fight consistently for the ticket at the November election. Some of us are going to lose in August. We can all win in November if we will. Now is the time to show that you are a real democrat, believe in the principles of the democratic party and want it to .succeed. Clayton Argus. Boucher's to Columbia. Supt. and Mrs. M. D. Boucher departed yesterday for Cairo where they will visit for a few days. Mr. Boucher will then go to Columbia where he will spend the summer taking special work in the Univer sity. Supt. Boucher has made good here in his school work anu both have made a large number of friends. 11 of whom will .gladly welcome their return to our city later in the summer. Pleasantly Entertained.' A number of the younger boys entertained at the home of Augus tus Jayne Jr. Monday evening in honor of their friends, Moss and Ledru Jaeger of Fayette. The eve ning was very pleasantly spent in games and music. Refreshments consisting of ices and cake were served and a very pleasant time was reported. Misses Helen and Gladys Nesbitt and Myra Aye spent Monday in Quincy with the latter s mother, Mr?. M. L Aye, who is in Blessing hospital. Mrs. Aye is improving and her friends hope she will soon be home again. JEMS pR(jM FARMERS Qf Farmers, For Farmers Pertaining to Farmers. ano Weekly Market Letter Published by Woodson & Fennewald L. S. Com. Co., National Stock Yards, I1L Cattle receipts were liberal this ; week, but bulk of receipts were half ; fat kinds and grassers. Choice corn j fed steers have held steady while medium, half-fat kinds are 10 to 15c lower. Best stockers and feed- ers are 10c lower, medium kinds 15 ! to 25c lower. Bulk of choice steers selling from $8.50 to 900 Good $8 00 to 840. Medium $7.00 to 7 50 Com mon kinds $0 15 to 685. Good to choice stockers and feed- jers $725 t0 7.G0 Medinm $665 to 7.00. Plain kind $5 25 to 6 00. Heifers 10 to 15c lower. Choice $8.25 to 875. Good $750 to 8.00 Medium $6.25 to 7.00. Cows 10 to 15c lower. Choice $7.00 to 7.40. Good $600 to 6.65. Medium $525 to 5.75. Cutters $450 to 4.85. Canners $425 .to 4.35. Bulls 10 to 15c lower. Choice $675 to 7.25. Good $600 to 6.40. Medium $5.65 to 5 90. Hogs 10c lower.- Bulk of the good butchers and heavies $8.10 to 8 20. Good mixed $8 00 to 8.10 Sheep and lambs 15 to 25c lower. -Bulk of heavy sheep $400 to 4 25 Lights $4 85 to "5.00. Clipped lamOs $? 50 to 7 75 Choice spring lambs $9.00 to 9.35. Good $8 00 to 8 75. Market Reoort. For Wednesday before date of aper. Hogs .$6.00 to 8.25 Sheep 3.00 to 6.00 Cattle 600 to 8.25 Poultry. Hens Ill Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 23c 2 1-2 pounds Old Roosters 05c Ducks 10c Turkey Hens 12c Young Toms 10c Toms.. 10c Guineas, each 174 c Geese. 07c Eggs. 15c Tallow. 04c Butter.. 14c Green Hides. lOt Corn new-.. 75c Wheat No. 2 90c Oats.. 35 to 3(-c Hay $10.00 to Sl2.ii!; Baled nay $15.00 to 18.00 Henderson &. Son sl.ipptd 4 cars eggs and 1 car poultry. Wool Season The wool season is over in Mon roe Citv and our buyers have all sold and shipped their wool out. The prices this year have been a surprise to both buyers and wool growers as it reached 23 cents ' under the free trade while last year under the protective tariff the high est was 18 cents. Not as much wool was marketed here this year as usual on account of there being a shortage in sheep as a large per cent of farmers sold off their sheep last year on account of the drouth. "Win. Buckman was the largest w(,ol grower this year, hi3 clip net ting him about $1,000. Get a Palm Beach suit at Hanly &. Green's. An Average Crop. j Farmers are feeling like all is to 1 be well in the end. They are work ing iust as though the season was ! favorable and there were no army worm, hessian fly or any thing else working with might and main to crops. It is trying on the faith but j our farmer friends are doing their j part and trusting to providence for the accustomed yield. Sometimes the way looks dark but to every ciouh there is a silver lining. It wuj be so in this case, lhe army worm. flv. etc... have about done their work, mmmenreH Wheat harvest has Always the people feel that they are hurt more than they really are. The farmers are hopeful and most of them are look ing for at least a good average crop. Wet and Dry. Webb City, Mo., June 9.-After being four years the largest dry city in Missouri, Webb City today re-entered the wet column by vot ing for the licensed sale of intoxi cating liquors by 1.435 to 821. Sikeston, Mo , June 9. The drys gained a victory in local option election to-day by a majority of 163 Five years ago the wets won by a majority of 167. Strean-Longmire At nine o'clock Wednesday morn ing at St. Jude's Episcopal church, the prettiest wedding of the season was consumated. Promptly at the appointed hour Miss Lena Green sang "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden" in her pleasing manner, and at the close, Mrs. Hoover, who presided at the organ, played the wedding march and the wedding party took their places at the altar where W. L Longmire and Miss Ruby Strean were united in marriage by Rev. Hoover. The bride was attended by her cousin, Miss Mary Keifer, of Moline, Kan. Hunter Anderson was grooms man. The bride was becomingly gowned in blue moire taffeta with a picture hat of tulle. Miss Keifer wore a tan brocaded silk dress with hat to match. The church was beautiful ly decorated with crimson ramblers by friends of the bride. Immediately after the ceremony the young couple left for St. Louis where they will be until the last of the week. They have leased the property just west, of the Methodist cnurch and have it ready for occu pancy. The bride is the younger daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. John btrean and the groom the oldes: sja of W. W. Longmire The Democrat joins their many friends in extending congratulations and best wishes for a bright and happy future. Mrs. J. E. Keifer and daughter, of Moline, Kans.; Mrs. Elizaoeth Strean of Paris, and Mrs. Bert Whitten of Belton, were the out of town guests. 100 Degrees and Over. From 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon the standard thermometer at the Farmers & Merchants bank regis tered 103. At 7 that evening the thermometer had fallen to 97. At 10 o'clock yesterday morning it had again reached the 100 mark. J. L. Ross and wife who have been guests of B. T. Welch and wife left Monday for San Fransisco for a short visit before going to their home in Washington.