Newspaper Page Text
State Historical Society
MONROE CITY DEMOCRAT. Volume XXVIII. Monroe City, Mo., Thursday, March 2, 1916. Number 48 Monday, March 6th, "EYE DAY" at Bebb's Jewelry Store SHORT LOCAL STORIES I Being a Lot of Interesting Items i You Probably Did Not Know. Mrs. Pritchett White went to St. Louis Monday for several days stay Miss Bess Montgomery was a Hannibal visitor Monday afternoon. Miss Anna Finks, of Quincy, was the guest of her mother in this city from Saturday to Monday. Miss Vallie Utterduck went to Hannibul Monday for several days stay. Miss M. Wilson, of Spalding, was the guest of R. L. Wilson nnu wife Sunday aad Monday. Mrs. Scott, of Hannibal, was a guest nt the home of F. M Wilson's several days last week. Miss Emma Garner attended the funerul, of Hennunn Drescher in Palmyra, Wednesday. Mrs. Dora Davis, of Pilot Grove, was in this city Monday euroute to Quincy for several days visit. Miss Laura Bell went to New London Tuesday for several days visit with friends G Walker, of Quincy, was the guest of Mrs Stone near Warren from Saturday to Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Williams went to Sliclliina Sunday for several days visit with hfT uncles MessrsJ Frank mid Mnrtm Burkniau. The best dollar overall in all the country to be had at Hanly & Green's. No advance in price, no deduction quality. T. A. Taylor, wife and daughter, Lillian, who have been spending the winter in Memphis, Tenn, ar rived Friday night for a stay with their daughter, Mrs. Earle Bohon. Mr. Hurry Bickers and wife, of Mt. Sterling III., are spending a few days in Monroe The groom is Mrs. O. C. Webb's Bro. and we wish them a long and happy journey through life. V. C. Spalding, of Neosha Mo., was here the lut of the week visit ing with relatives mid friends. He accompanied his mother, Mrs. E. A. Morrison home who has been visit ing him the past three months. Thirty-one horses were burned to death in Brookfield a few nights ago. when a livery stable burned. Twenty-nine of the horses belonged to Geo Storms, who two years ago lost eleven horeses in a fire. The fire is thought to have been of incendiary origin. Little Miss Ethel Mae Hagati was hostess to her sewing club Saturday afternoon nt the home of her grand mother Mrs. W. R. Yates. The little folks sewed tnd played games after which a two course luncheon was served. Those present were;Dorthy Bebb, LaPearl and Lavern Buckman, Mary Dubrav, Myrtle Hoare, Bessie Mae James, Eileen McFarland, Loretta and Mary Mudd, Marguerite Pierceall, Edna and Lucy Saunders. Marguerite and Leona Pierceall, Gertrude VanMarter, Laura and Sylvia Williams and Anna Mae Vivian and Elizabeth Yates. The new long visso spring caps for the young fellows now being shown at Hanly & Green's, "cor Roll For February. First Grade Carolyn Bricker, Mary Frances Cranston, Earl Harris, Walter May, Ruth McFarland, Harold Ransdale, Charlabel Sharp. Lillian Tuley. Edith Walker. Mildred Wade. Gerald Mclntyre. Second Grade. Miles Abel. Lillian Ballard. Thel uiu Baynum. Martha Elizabeth Conway, Mary Lewis Gott, Dona Fern George, Naomi James, Eliza beth Rue Melson, Blanche Scobte, Eileen Tuley, Frances Willard, Gladys Young. Third Grade. Ada Ruth Dawson, Joe Longmire. Dorothy Jackson, Louise Riley. Fourth Grade. Mane Nash, Shields McCliniic, Virginia James, Judith Ellen John son, Eugene Jartnun, Ferul Abel, Annetta Faye Johnson, Thelma George, Harold Hord. Sixth Grade. Gladys Thrift, Russell Yowell, Bessie Dawson. Helen Capliuger, Jack Wade. Virginia Nash. Seventh Grade. Rauiutio Mclnt) re, Mabel Riley. Bessie May James, Bobs Cranston, llaitie Proctor Eighth Grade. Dorothy Bixler, Gladys Clark, Ethelyn Clitie. Helen Delaney, Marie Humphrey. Sterling Alexander. Jim Nesbit Progressives Attention! We are still in the saddle and all those in sympathy with the princi ples of the Progressive Party as stated in their Platform adopted at Chicago in 1912 are urged to show their faith and be present nt u Mass Convention to be held in Paris on Saturday March 4th at 2 p in. to select delegates to State Conven tion and attend to other necessary business. H. C. Luttiell. Chairman. For Sale Registered. Aberdeen Angus yearling bulls. -J. H. Hell. 16 Ycu will look a long time before finding as pretty u line of boys caps as Hanly & Green are showing. "German Side Of The War" In 5 nets reel genuine fresh from the Buttle fields Gem Thursday March 8 th. 10c. Mrs. D. J. Ebey was called to Elkhart III. Friday by the death of her broth' r in-law, Htnry Staid Mrs. Slahl died last October For Sale 5 spun coming 4 year old mules. Also some White Seed Oats. E D Crawford Rt. 2. Mutual Phone, Monroe City. Mo. 3-9 U D C Notice. The John L Owen Chapter of U. D. C. will meet with Mrs. Carroll Jackson Monday March the 6th, instead of Wednesday March 8th. "Graustark" with Francis Bush man In 6 acts, Hitchcocks 2 reel comedy 8 reels. Friday March 10th. Gem 15 and 25c. Secure your seats now avoid the rush many seats spoke for. Matinee 2:30. Nite7oclock. J. C. Piersol returned Sunday from Rochester Minn, where he has been treated by Mayo Bros. The surgeons did not deem it wise to operate at this time. Mr. and Mrs Piersol will leave, probably next week, for Wenachee, Wash, to visit bis son Robert Piersol and family. Birthday Party. Class No. 8 of the Methodist church were pleasantly entertained at the home of Miss Margaret Smith Friday evening. The occasion be- ing in bonpr of Miss Smith's and Miss Mar Kelley's birthday. The house loosed pretty Id the class colors of freen and white with their initials of L F. banging from the chandeliers. Fifteen members in cluding their teacher Miss Etta bodkins were present and spent the evening in a social way including games, music and a guessing con test Misses Smith and Kelley were presented with a band painted plate as a token of remembrance from the class. Miss Mary Lucy Hornback presented the gifts with a poem, Miss Etta Bodkins respond ing with a verse of her own com position. Delicious fruit salad und cake were served. Little fla 's of patriotic colors were given as favors. An enjoyable evening was spent . School Notes. The regular meeting of the Hiah School Literary will be held at the Auditorium. Thursday Mar. 2. ai 8 o'clock sharp The pr agr-un will h music by the Orchestra and a play by the Juniors entitled "Lost A Chaperon." Cast of characters are: George Higgins, Host of BoV Camp - Paul Maddux Jack Abbott - Eldred ThieholT Fred Lawton - - Monroe Jet' Raymond Fitzhenry, Travis Willis lom Crosby "rfurry Hedburg Dick Norton Russel Longmire Marjorie Tyndull, Hostess of the Girls' Camp Alice Bennett Lois Carr Frances Rouse Agnes Arvella Bates, Jessie Shank Ruth French - Lucille Forsythe Blanche Westcott Mary Dirigo Mrs. Higgins, Lost Chaperon Ethel Batty Mrs. Sparrow. Vegetable Vender May fiiriibull Mundy and Lizzie Sparrow Alpha Elzea, Helen Moss Sparrow Twins Aleen Orr, Aurelia Ely Synopsis Act 1 Girls' Camp at Sherwood, Me. Great consternation prevails because Chaperon fails to appear on time. Act 2 Boys' Camp same place on opposite side of lake. Girl's visit camp in hopes of inducing boys 'to play pranks on other girls who are not scared without chaperon. Act 3 Girls camp. Prank played. Unexpected results. The Radio Club has been receiv ing the time and weather reports from Arlington Virginia which are posted daily in the study hall. Results from numerous Basket ball games have also been received. Everett Lawson has rented the business house just south of the First Baptist Church. He has a splendid line of electrical supplies and is reaay for business. He has ! had training and experience in this work and is ready to do satisfactory work. For Sale. Several good residence properties at bargains, good terms. A. S. Jayne &. Son See Green A Tooey before you buy your Clover and Timothy seed Bobs Cranston, agent for Weems Laundry. Leave at Hanly &. Green's store. Shipments Monday night 3-2 Celebrated Washington's Birthdfy j Miss Ste) Lawson was hostess ,0 tne members of the Senior Epworth League of the Methodist church, at her home Thursday , evening. The house looked beautiful, being decorated in flags and other patriotic decorations a cherry tree with a large wooden hatchet formed a most attractive centerpiece on the dining table. A short business session formed the first part of the evening opening with a song followed by a scripture reading by Mra. Node Green. Following this there was a musical program including several selections on the piano. A George Washington play which was given under the direction of Miss Carolyn Larson proved very interesting. Several contests were also indulged in and created a great deal of fun. The guests were then invited to the diniiu room where the hostess served delicious cherry ice. wafers and mints There was some sixty guests present and when they departed for their homes at a late hoar they dHare i Mis- Lawson un ideal hostess. Euchre Party Mrs. Thomas Mendenhall Boul ware has long been noted as a hostess so it was with u thrill of pleasure mid the knowledge of a jgood time in store that each of the ;u"S's .-Hide! their way to the beautiful home Wednesday after where a Military Euchre was given in honor ol Mrs. Aaron Boulware and Murk Hoblett of Lincoln III., Mrs. Amundson of Rose Bud Mont., and Mrs. C. S McKinney of St. Louis The house was a mass of potted plants and spring blossoms. Carna tions, Sweet peas and Jonquils in every nook and corner made you forget the snow outside and imagine spring had opened her portals and brought perfume and flowers to welcome you. And would you be lieve it the son was there at least Mrs Ainundson's son w is there to make his first bow to Monroe's four hundred who received him with open arms on account of his ('harming mother who was Miss Elizabeth Boulware before her marriage. The ladies played the game with reol sport until Mrs. Boulware served a delicious luncheon need we say they did it justice and proclaimed it a feast fur the God's. Tennyson has said "A thing of beauty is n jay forever" after attending the party we agree with the poet. Each of us departed with regret that it was so -non over. But in memories casket we will drop aim' her gem Mrs Ba.il.vare conquered all by her gracious maimer and genuine hospitality. The things cf life Are made worth while By the glad hand shake And a welcome smile. . Select Iowa seed oats for sale Green & Tooley. Harry Fumia of Nash, Okla., visiting his parents Mr. und Mrs G. Fuqua by E J. McCullough has been ap pointed division linemau at Macon for the Bell telephone Company. The Young ladies of the Methodist Church will have a bake sale Satur day March 11 th. at Wade & Dawson's Store. Foxall James Foxall an old resident of this vicinity died at his home last Friday. Feb 23, 1910. at the age of 95 years. Deceased was born in England in 1821 and came with his parents. James and Mary Elizabeth Foxall to America when 9 years old. On April 21st. 1975 be married Sarah Dery. Four children of this union survive, nnmelv: Henrv. Clarence. Dora May and Elizabeth McKee. Deceased was converted in 1841 and became a member of the Methodist Church. In later years he became a member of the Church of Jesus Ctirist. Funerul services conducted by Rev Sam P. Gott. at Mt. Vernon Sunday afternoon after which the remains were laid to rest in Mt. Vernon cemetery. Notice To Teachers The regular tescher's examina tions will be held at Paris High School Building March 3rd and 4th. The ordir of subjects will be giveu to the teachers mi the morning of the 3rd. Lh D A-.;;. C ;mt Si.,1'1 ,,f Vhrcls. Ked.iU'i-T U'ey The weddiinj oi Mus Rath Tuley and Lloyd R d nati w is solemnized at the Metludist p.ir-omge list Thursdiy af:eraoo., .11 1.:)) o'clock. The wedding is the col iiina;ioii of a rom.inc winch started during their thildh H l Only the memhe. of ihii immed iate 'mu.'liis w 'e iificn: to witness thecercmu.y. The bride is the d inciter of Mr. and Mrs Eli is Tuiy of near this city She is of a swe-t disposition and charming personality, is a graduate of the M -irjj City Mijti School and an active member of the Methodist ehur.'h. She was dressed in a hndorne suit of Copenhagen blue, with accessories to match, and wor- a b iquet of white carnations und ferm. The groom is the sou of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Redman. living south of the city, and is a yo mg mm of sterling character, upright and industrious. They will go to housekeeping on the Hugh Ford farm southeast of this city. Select Iowa seed oats for sale b) Green & Tooley Our spring Stetson's will arrive this week Belter have yours put asine (or you now - Hanly &. Green. We have not advanced the price on the best dollar over ill in the country. The I. akin MeKeys are here in all sizes at $1.00 - Hanly St. Green Rev. R O Triplett underwent on operation in the hospital nt Keokuk Monday This is the third or fourth operation in the family in the past three years. We trust he will sion be entirely recovered. Mrs. R O. Cranston underwent an operation at St. Elizabeth hos pital in Haiiniuai yesterJay morn ing. Dr. Pipkin was present and ine says Mrs. Cranston is getliug 'along nicely. Her friends hope she i will soon be able to return home. Marvin Yowell and wife returned Sunday from Virginia, III. where they visited Dr. Bert Yowell and family. They expect to commence housekeeping on the Wm. Young farm near Sliarpsburg the last of the week.