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MONROE CITY DEMOCRAT.
Monroe City, Mo., September 17, 1914.
Read What Our Advertisers Say. It Will Pay You.
ABOUT THE CHURCHES
Interesting News Concerning the
This Column Closes Promptly at
v 9 A. M. Each Wednesday.
The Presbytery of Palmyra met
Tuesday evening at Hannibal, in
-conjunction with the Presbytery of
The union tent meeting which is
to be conducted in this city by Rev.
John B. Andrews, will commence
next Sunday. Rev. Andrews comes
, highly endorsed.
Preaching next Sunday morning
t 11. We will unite in the after
noon and evening in the union serv
ices at the park. Sunday School
'9:45 a. m The public invited to
The Sunday School last Sunday
showed a healthy increase and it is
hoped that every teacher will be in
place next Sunday 'after haying
spent the week trying to increase
the attendance. Let us all use our
energy to build up the school. As
the church voted last spring to take
no part as a church in the tent
meeting, unless there is some un
foreseen change, there will be the
regular preaching at Grace next
W. D. CAVE. Pastor.
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m.
Boys Club at 6:45 p. m.
Please remember that next Sun
day we begin our tent meeting.
Don't fail to attend. If you sing
find your way into the choir.
W. Garnet Alcorn,
There will be services at the M.
E. Church next Sunday at 10:45.
Preaching by the pastor, Rev. C. I
Hoy. Further announcements at
The Sunday School was the larg
est last Sunday for several weeks.
Things are getting better. We shall
have our regular preaching service
at the eleven o'clock hour next Sun
day, but we shall be at the tent
meeting in the afternoon and even
ing. Sunday School is at 9:45 a. m.
Let everybody try to come next
SAM P. GOTT. Pastor.
The Woman's Missionary Society
will meet at the home of Mrs. John
Overly Friday afternoon, Sept 18th
at 2:30 o'clock. It is earnestly re
quested that all the members at
tend this meeting.
Virginia Byrd Reifel.
On Friday. Sept 4, the sad news
,W98 receivea here that Virginia
Byrd, the little daughter of Mr. and
"Mrs. Frank J. Reifel had passed
away at Oden, Mich., to which place
she bad gone a couple of months
ago with her mother to spend .the
hot weather in the summer home
of Mrs. Reifel's sister, Mrs. C. S.
McKinney, of St Louis;, The little
one's death was the result of troub
le that was caused by a severe cold
after an illness of just a week. The
remains were brought to Red Oak
.-Saturday eight and funeral services
. were held at the home oa Sunday
THE KINDLY WORD
Loving words will cost but little,
Journeying up the hill of 1 fe,
But they make the meek and weary
Stronger, braver for the strife.
Do you count them only trifles?
What to earth are sun and rain?
Never was a kind word wasted!
Never was one said in vain!
afternoon, conducted by Rev J. K
Driver, of the Presbyterian church.
Mrs. R t). Morris, unaccompanied,
sang. Those who acted as the pall
bearers were Ashby Nlckell, a broth
er -of Mrs Reifel, from St. Louis,
Wright Clark.C. H. Hall and Karl
W. Boll. The floral offerings were
child of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J.
Reifel was born July 12, 1913 in
Red Oak, making her age one year,
one month and 20 days. She was
an exceptionally bright and lovable
child and her passing saddens the
hearts of many, who extend sincere
sympathy to the sorrowing parents
and relatives. Ihose who came
from a distance to be in attendance
at the funeral were Mrs. Reifel's
sister, Mrs, C. S. McKinney, . of St.
Louis,- and Mrs. ;T. M. Boulware, of
Monroe City,- Mo ; Ashby Nickell. of
St. Louis; and Mrs. Ivan Ellwood, a
sister of Mr. Reifel, from Des Moines.
The (Red Oak. Iowa) Sun.
Benjamin Newton McElroy was
born in Kentucky, came to Missouri
with his parents when a boy. When
grown he with his brother, Black
McElroy, made a trip to California.
He returned to Missouri. He was
married to Miss Eliza Foreman who
with one daughter, Mrs. Jasper Mc
Clintic of this city, and one son,
Benjamin, who resides at the home
Deecased was 87 years, 8
months and 18 days old. He died
Sept. 14. Mr. McElroy was a mem
ber of Big Creek Presbyterian
church at Rensselaer. Funeral serv
ices were conducted at that church
yesterday morning. Deceased was
a well known and highly respected
citizen and had a large circle of
Our Position Sound.
No nation's finances were ever
stronger than ours are today. And
those who administer them will
work in concert to see that every
man, woman and child in the union
is faithfully served.
Our position financially is sound.
Our position industrially is sound.
Our position agriculturally is
Our position socially is sound.
Our position politically is becom
War in Europe cannot bankrupt
America. Rather will it increase
the market for our products, raise
the financial status of the country
to unmeasured heights among the
nations of the world, impalt an im
petus to our aborning mercantile
marine and quicken the whole en
ergy and conscience of our people.
New York American.
Big Time In Hannibal,
The live wires in Hannibal are
ever doing something to boost their
rown. iney now nave on a
Free Fall Celebration on October 6-
1U. I hey promise many fine at
tractions and they will deliver the
goods as that is a way the people
have of doing - They want to show
the people and ask that you arrange
to attend the Hannibal Fall Cele
Susan Henrietta Kendrick was
born in Ralls County, Sept. 28, 1834
was married to Stephen B Elliott
Feb. 14, 1859. To this union was
born ten children: Mrs. George
Deters, of Quincy; Mrs. John Simms
of Shelbina; Mrs Edward Campbell
of St. Louis; Mrs. William Cranston.
of East St. Louis. III., Mrs. Philip
Arnoldy of near this city; Miss
Belle Elliott of this city; John B.
of Murphysboro, 111.; William and
J. J. of near this city; Eugene died
in 1899 and the other died in infan
cy. Deceased lived almost heren
tire life in Ralls County, having
lived there until she moved to this
city about twelve year ago. Her
husband preceeded her several
Mrs. Elliott was a devout member
of the Catholic Church. She passed
to her reward Sept. 1. A good
woman has finished her work on
Mass was held at Holy Rosary
Church in this city by Rev. Fr.
Ry an after which the remains were
conveyed to Brush Creek and there
laid to rest.
Chautauqua Next Year.
The Committee have selected a
splendid program for the 19J5
Chautauqua, The time to com
mence boosting for it is right now.
Of course all numbers will not be
just what you may most prefer, if
they were the Chautauqua would
be a" total failure. The program
must be made up to suit all the
people, well balanced with music,
lectures, entertainments. That is
the kind selected. No better com
mittee could be found to make the
selection. They have studied
Chautauqua programs and the one
selected will be the best obtainable J
at anything like the price.
Will Remain in Monroe.
It will be good news to the many
friends ' of Miss ' Belle Johnson to
learn that she is to remain in Mon
roe City. She has disposed of her
interests in Kansas and will spend
the winter in her studio here. Miss
Johnson is one of the best photogra
phers to be found anywhere and is
quite popular in social circles and
we are fortunate to keep her
ITEMS FROM FARMERS
Of Farmers, For Farmers ano
Pertaining to Farmers.
Colt Show Sept. 19
All parties having colts sired ry
my horse Merlin, and mules sired
by my jacks should have them at
my barn at 2 o'clock p. m. Satur
day, Sept. 19
Buckman Bros., bought and
shipped out of Clapper two loads
J. H. McClintic shipped in 2 cars
of sheep from Omaha for feeders.
t Monroe is quite fortunate to have
here tuch a stallion as Silver Grat
ton, owned by James Nickell. Sil
ver Gratton is of the highest type
0f breeding and his colls are spleii
o'Sidid individuals. At the Palmvra
fair his colts have the distinction of
being winners for four successive
Weekly Market Letter Published by
Woodson & Fennewald L. S.
Com. Co., National Stock
Cattle receipts have been liberal
this week, but the bulk of receipts
have been half-fat kinds, with an
unusually small per cent of good
cattle. Top today was $10.75 for
24 yearlings which we sold for
August Zelmar & Sons of Palmyra.
Ill , which is the' top for any cattle
sold on this market this year. In
fact, the highest-priced " load of cat
tle sold on this market since Oct.
8th, 1912, when we sold 2 loads at
$10.80 which are the highest priced
cattle ever sold in the history of
Bulk of the choice cattle selling
$975 to 10.75. Good $8.50 to 9.50.
Medium $7.50 to 8.25. Fair killers
$6.75 to 7.40.
- Best stockers and feeders steady,
others 10c lower. Choice $7.50 to
7.85. Good $6.90 to 7.25. Plain
kinds $5.50 to 6.25.
Choice light heifers strong, others
10 to 15c lower. Choice lights $9.00
to 9.50. Good $8.00 to 8.50. Medi
um $6.75 to 7.25. Fair killers and
stock heifers $5.75 to 6.40.
Choice cows steady, medium cows
10 to 15c lower, canners 25c lower.
Choice $7.00 to 7.50. Good $6.00 to
6.50. Medium $5.00 to 5.50. Cut
ters $4.75 to 4.90. Canners $4,25
to 4.50. Bulls, milkers and veals
Hog receipts liberal, market 10 c
lower today. Bulk of best butchers
and best heavies $9.10 to 9.20.
Good mixed $8.90 to 9.00. '
Sheep receipts light, market 15
to 25c higher. Best fat sheep $5.25
to 550. Bulk of the good lambs
$7.75 to 8.25.
Market ReDort. .
For Wednesday before date of
Hogs .$8.25 to 9.00
Sheep 3.00 to .700
Cattle 600 to&25
Spring chickens 1 1-2 to 12k
2 1-2 pounds ' '
Old Roosters 06c
Turkey Hens 10c
Young Toms 10c
Guineas, each 17$c
Geese. ; 07c
Eggs straight.. . 20c
Corn .'. 80c
Wheat No. 2 90c
Hay $8.00 to $10.03
Baled May $12.50 to 13.00
Shipments for the week: Mc"
Clintic &. Yates 1 c hogs: Dawson
&.Shirp 1 car hogs and cattle; Hen
derson &. Sons 3 cars poultry and 2,
Owing to the rainy weather the
reunion of former citizens of Illi
nois and their families was post
poned from Thursday until Satur
day. The weather that day wa3
not very favorable for picnicing
but by noon fifty people gathered
around a bounteous feast at the
fair grounds. The day was very
pleasantly spent in getting acquaint
ed an ! all enjoyed it so much they
organized, elected officers and hope
to make the reunion an annual
The following officers were
W C. Morse, President.
M. N. Bricker. Vice President.
Mrs. W. J. Rouse, Secretary.
T. E. Willard, Treasurer.
All former Illinoians enrolled.
During the afternoon Miss Belle
Johnson made several pictures.
They are all proud of the fact that
they were from Illinois but think
Missouri is a good place to live.
Democrats Win In Maine.
Wilson policies, were endorsed by
the voters of Maine. Indications
are that Democrats elected the
State ticket and held their own in
The fifteenth annual picnic to be
held by Warren Camp of Modern
Woodmen of America will be held
at Warren today, Thursday. Those
who go to the Warren picnic al
ways have a good time as the
people are splendid entertainers. '
An excellent program has .been ar
ranged. Six Missouri counties, to wit:
Duuklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid,
Stoddard, Butler and Ripley will
harvest this year about 65,000 bales
of cotton. Dunklin county holds
the world record for production of
cotton per acre and it was awarded
a premium at Omaha, Portland and
Buffalo expositions and also at the
great Worlds Fair at St. Louis. The
slogan should be "Buy-a Missouri
Bale of Cotton."
Mrs. Vesper Buell returned Thurs
day from Colorado where she has
been for the past eight weeks. Her
daughter. Miss Mildred stopped in
Kansas City until Saturday to visit
Miss Velma McMasters. They en
joyed their summer in the moun
tains very much.
Mrs. J. S. J. Lyell is packing her
household goods and with her son.
Van and daughter, Vallera will
leave the last of the week for
their new home in Arkansas.
Harry McClintic's many friends
here are pleased to hear that he is
rapidly regaining his health. He
was able to leave the hospital Sat
urday and expects to be able to re
turn home, in about three weeks.
Neal Jackson and family have
moved from the farm to this city.