State Historical Society
MONROE CITY DEMOCRAT.
Monroe City, Mo., Thursday, March 2, 1916.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Carolyn Bricker, Mary Frances
Cranston, Earl Harris, Walter May,
Ruth McFarland, Harold Ransdale,
Charlabel Sharp. Lillian Tuley.
Edith Walker. Mildred Wade. Gerald
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,
Ada Ruth Dawson, Joe Longmire.
Dorothy Jackson, Louise Riley.
Mane Nash, Shields McCliniic,
Virginia James, Judith Ellen John
son, Eugene Jartnun, Ferul Abel,
Annetta Faye Johnson, Thelma
George, Harold Hord.
Gladys Thrift, Russell Yowell,
Bessie Dawson. Helen Capliuger,
Jack Wade. Virginia Nash.
Rauiutio Mclnt) re, Mabel Riley.
Bessie May James, Bobs Cranston,
Dorothy Bixler, Gladys Clark,
Ethelyn Clitie. Helen Delaney, Marie
Humphrey. Sterling Alexander. Jim
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.
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
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.
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
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
Agnes Arvella Bates, Jessie Shank
Ruth French - Lucille Forsythe
Blanche Westcott Mary Dirigo
Mrs. Higgins, Lost Chaperon
Mrs. Sparrow. Vegetable Vender
Mundy and Lizzie Sparrow
Alpha Elzea, Helen Moss
Aleen Orr, Aurelia Ely
Act 1 Girls' Camp at Sherwood,
Me. Great consternation prevails
because Chaperon fails to appear
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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 &
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.
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.
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
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
They will go to housekeeping on
the Hugh Ford farm southeast of
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.
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
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