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MONROE CITY DEMOCRAT Volume XXVIII. Monroe City, Mo., Thursday, March 9, 1916. Number 49 When in Doubt try Monroe. The Best City on the Map I SHORT LOCAL STORIES i. . . . , , . . . . being t Lot of Interesting Items " You Probably Did Not Know. Select lo d oats Green & Toolcy. John Hiirkiiian was a Ilaunili. visitor SatarJay. Miss Bernadette O'Dnniel Hannibal visitor Monday. Mr. Sam Smith, of neur Lakenan. . was a Monroe visitor Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Henderson were Hannibal visitors Monday. Mrs. M. Blackburn, of Lakenan was shopping in this city Saturday. Miss Zilpha Lasley, of near Hun newel I, was shopping in this city Saturday afternoon. Miss Alice Fitzpatrick, of near Indian Creek was a Quincy visitor Monday afternoon. Miss Lucile Saunders was the guest of homefolksat Lakenan from Friday to Sunday. Misses Morris and Frances Boone of Ely. were Monroe visitors Satur day morning Mrs. Roy MeFarlund and son Clyde were the guests of her parents at Renselear Monday. Miss Virginia Nolen who teaches at Renselear was the guest of home folks Sunday and Monday. Be photographed this year on your birthday, tf Miss Belle Johnson. Mrs J I Thomas is spending the wiek with her daughter in Canton and son in Hannibal. Leslie Saunters, of Lakenan, was the guest of his mother Mrs. Harry Saunders Monday and Tuesday. Mrs G Ciiz iiI left Saturday after noon for an extended visit with her brother Win Roasa at Elvastou III. Mrs J H B .111111 and children, of La'ld ni l, 'vho have been the recent .gues's of in-r sister Mrs. Tony Wilson return".! home Saturday. Miss Lola I'i'-rceall, S ici ly Edi tor of the Democrat, sin nt from Satui.l iy night lo Monday with relative. and friends near Luke nan an I Shclhitia I"" i S itu:dav Marco 1 1 we will on sale all the remainder or l .1. it R ,111 1 Hamilton Brown Shies Special for (he 1i.1v $1 50 a pr. I lagan Dry Goods siore. Mrs Tom Hiicktnan returned to her hoiue in ll.inuihal Monday. She was accompanied by Misses Jennie and I, mic Carnco and nephew Edward Miles Miss Hazel Pierceall returned home Monday from a mouths visit with her grandmother Mrs. S A. Melton and other relatives and friends at Lakenan. Miss Myrtle Threlkeld wh" teaches the Yaeger school and Miss Margaret Adam, of Indian Creek, were the guests ot Miss Beulnh 1 Simins Sat unlay and Sunday. Mrs J. T. Moore departed for iHule Mo. Tuesday ufter a few (lays lisit wit li rlnliiroa hnra Slip will lifter a few days visit in Hale, go on Jo Albuquerque N Mexico to join per husband who is there for the snefit of Ins health; She was prmerly Miss Margaret Jones. Aged Resident Passed Away. : Emma C. Walker was born in ' Maryland Sept. 15, 1827 and passed son surprised their many friends by -,. . ,, . ,,., ... . .. nwnv Thiirsioiv Mnreh y 1 ill It ntli'il it. mil in hp Mplhniliet mirumuiau H!) years, 5 months uud l(i days. Her parents moved tu Missouri l()fn(,t ()(,.lt(.(, a f(mi jn Marion County and there spent by: 1 far the greater part of her life. , Anril 2(5 1873 Rhp mnrrieil Wil- liain T Payne who preceeded her I to the belter land about three years Htf0. About ten years ago Mr. and Mrs. Payne moved to Rails County making their home with Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Owen and came with them to this city a few years later. Mrs. Owen was Mr. Payne's daugh ter by a former marriage, but the deceased was the only mother that she can remember and she has as faithfully cared for her the past ten yean as it was possible for a daughter to do. There are also two stepsons. F. W. Payne, of Ft. Worth, Texas and Dr. D. H. Payne, of De catur, Texas. She united with the Christian Church more than forty years a 40 and was ever true to her profession. She was ill but a few hours. She suffered a stroke paralysis at the breakfast table Thur-day morning Sae was conscious until two hours before she 0 issed away anil did not complain of pain. She had often expressed a wish to go quietly and quickly and her Maker grunted her desire. The funeral services were held at the Christian Church Friday after noon, Rev. W. Garnet Alcorn offici ating and she was laid beside her husband in St Jutle's cemetery. News Has New Editor. W Cox who for the past J. W Cox who for the past 15 years has been editor of the Monroe City News has sold out lo Miss Anna E Noleti. Mr Cox is a splen did newspaper man and did hard work for Monroe City The News and Democrat differed on many .quartans local and political and Cell made the light fur principles 'and men which to the editor seem ed best. While there were many differences of ibis character the Democrat regrets to see Mr. Cjx re tire from the newspaper field in Monroe City The retiring editor docs not know in what business he will enpige. Su cess to linn in 1 any undertaking j j I lie new editor and ro,iri 'Uii, : Miss Anna F.. Nolen needs no in , i troilnclion to the people of Monroe j :('ilv. For several years she has, been local editor nf the News and' has proven her ability as a worker! in ihe newspaper Held She is a ' splendid young lady, energetic and ; will hustle for business. TiieDem-; ocrat bespeaks for the News a splendid success under the new ! management.. ! Paul L Cox will assist the new editor for several weeks. Will Buy Registered Stock Emmet AlexanJer and George Tomer left Soiiilnv night for Ft. Atchison Wisconsin. Mr. Alexander: will bring back n number of line Mr liaiii oniuu Mr Titnipr will purchase a number of registered r.eri'sev cows and with the snlendid Jersey cows now owned by Turner and Sin will run n dairy. Tlify ext.ect to have about 20 cows and will breed fine stock. There is . . , 1 ... ... ...:n. always a ueiiiiiuu 101 oou onm uud thoroughbred stock. Evans-Jackson Miss Willie Evans aod Earl Jack- Tuesday evening and being united in marriage. The ceremony was nerformed bv Rev. C I. Hnv at 8 0V1m k. The bridal couple were attended by Miss Emma Bell Jackson uud Everett Tuley. The bride wore a blue suit with hat to match and her attendant wore a green suit and hat. The bride is the youngest daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Evans. The groom is the youngest son of Mrs Emma Jackson. Both young people have spent their entire lives in or near Monroe City where they are well ana favorably known. They are spending a few days with bis brother in LaGrange. They will be at home to their friends on the Jackson farm north of this city. The Democrat joins their many friends in wishing them a bappy and successful future. Fahy-Smith. At the seven o'clock mass at Holy Rosary church Tuesday morn ing Miss Grace Fahy and Russel Smith were united in marriage. Rev Fr. John Ryan officiating. Miss Fahy was attended by her cousin. Miss Josephine Hancock and the groom's attendant was his cousin, Edgar McCann. The bride wore a t' v suit while her attendant wore a suit of green. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Anna Fahy and the granddaughter of Mrs Frances Hagar. She has been a popular clerk in Sonnenburgs at Hannibal for some time. She is a charming young lady and numbers her friends by her acquaintances. The groom is the son of Edward Smith of Quincy He has a splendid position in Kansas City where the young people will reside. The yaung couple departed on No. 12 for a short visit with relatives in Quincy. going that evening o their home in Kansas Cily 1 lie Democrat txtends best wishes for a happy future. Democratic Mass Meeting A mass meeting of the democrats of Monroe Township will be at the council room 011 Saturday nficr 'loini at 2 o'clock to elect delegates . to the county convention at Pons Every Democrat should make it his busintss to be present 1 Make Assignment Bristow & Longuure have 1111 assignment for the benelit of their creditors Their assets are ! about $.1500 and liabilities about $1500. They hope to be able to re sume business again in a short lendid workmen time. They are spl . . ,.,!, ! ,i, arc m ill!) mi" in,, j . ! will soon be in u prosperous busi ness. Consult Mayo Bros . Bvrn MeFarland i.cx-ouip .uieu V ' "m"" 'm leu auiiaay i 'OF Kocnesier mum., wnere uie f""er " 8"U Br'f M Farland has been in poor health ' fr about ,wo vears 8t,,("1 ,he 1 i.ln am nil Tki uii 1 1 nesrn man rta "- " me exi..i.,......o . eM , ...-. """" " " ""' "c "" """ davs nerhnin b"fore the doctors . . Ml l. . 1. - t : can report. ABOUT THE CHURCHES!0 !,is D'vi'-" ' ,2 2" and I wint to siy tl.at I have two more gospel message have no interesting flaw Concerning thi.jm ,,, . i,r, ,.. , ,, ... .lime to throw nva. on any nag Different Denomination. . . , , ' else. I know tier arc pf,.j.li. . ho do not b-lieve in a Ji.t m,-i li.yj This Column Closes Promptly at 9 A. M. Each Wednesday. PRESBYTERIAN. Regular services next Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday School at 9:45 a. m. Christian Endeavor at 6:00 p. m. Prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public cordially invited to all services. CHRISTIAN Bible School 9 45 a. m. Preaching at 11 a. m. and at 7:30 p. m. Boys Club 6:15 p. m. At the morning service we will extend the hand of welcome to all who have been baptized as a result of the meeting. Mr. H. D. Walker, of Macon will sing for us next Sunday. In as much as our meetiog is closed I wish to express my appre ciation to all who help with the success of our meeting from the men who seated the people up to those who by their special music instrumental and vocal both in our church and belonging to other churches and there were many of those belonging to other churches. Then also to my own faithful choir uud organists and conductors You have my sincestest thanks. Then besides to those who complied with my tequests relating to social functions I appreciate more than I lean tell you your abstenance. You have made first things first. I may never know how tinny of you did this but there is one who does know and before whom your con science is very clear Besides you may never know yourself how great an influence lor good yaur action has been. I can only tell you how tn. 1 !i I appreciate it an I ciraaiend :-tun to others of my 1 11 i 111 1 y in all which the are Hi. 1. Slnrpe did us gi d work :n.i In- h is been liner i;h. .n.ir.vi it ed Indeed your uppreei-riou of him is a compliment to your own d: cp spiritual insight For spiritu al things as Paul tells u- ire ; drit unity discerned Let us now take li il l -f mr w ork with renewed vigor Let u push the Bible School We In I I SI last ,Sou:lay Let us exceed ill 1' m xt 'Sunday Don't fail 'o b' 1' the ; service next Sunday model W Garnet Alcorn, I'-.tor 1 ui--rn.i nsr Los' Miiulay iiionii'ii ua an 111 spiiatiou il one to us 21') 111 S. S ami a large congrcgi'ioa at the 'Morning worship, in f j is: a bout as large nS lieird Dr. Pa ll Lian. The mule quartette gave us an inspira tional song, and then 1 to show that our char ii something' A man o-k a'tempted -lands for me "If 1 1 was doing to nreneh 'he g sn "'I , wm rt ilh m, m ia-er that ............. lf 1 a, 111' pr-Midl a ,,,.vni ,.,, then there are 110 preached, if the us Christ and His ; gospel sermons i -.....i nl,,.K 1 ... Holy Word. Sniidav niorning I ex aecl to 11-e this 'heme "Why Praver I N"' Answentl." Sunday eveain.: I ex pect es" t'tis '.'i"ui "Th" O'vil ' bur f ha' If t y thing, for Jesus believed in one, and met him. cicmm-rcd him in every contest 1 h -heve in a per sonal devil and 1 am going to 'ell you why. 1 believe in a devil, for I have met sour- of his children and met him myself, personally There will be music by the ladies quartette in the morning and by the male quartette at night. The special music will be worth your while to come out. The League will meet at (:30 in the place of 6.00. as it has been meeting and the evening service will commence at 7 30 I want to thank thejpeople rfom other churches for their pres ence at the morning services, and extend an invitation to the public to worship with us. C I. Hoy. FIRST BAPTIST We are sorry that so many were disappointed last Sunday, because we had no service, but we want every one who can possibly do so to come next Sunday We have our Sunday School at 945 a m. and we should have 130 next Sunday. Let every one come and if possible bring some new scholar aloni We think our meeting h else will look mighty nice when Mr I moan and Mr. Hume get through with it. W'e shall h ive oar or.?. .-Mug services at 11 a. m and 7:1) p m The B. Y.PU will inc-i . i M p m Mrs. Gholson will It- ill t!i meeting The subject is "flie i'au-s of Failures in Life." The Scripture lesson is Prov. in We five the public a most cardial iiivl' itmn to wor ship with us i I". r...,..:. ST .lUDK'S. Lenten s-mot - St every 1 15 ' afternoon i and also Wind I'll I: i On I'.. be a sii- . 1 ev at v ::!U Wi.hi..'-.; Ml' en. Ill Tlier'1 i i li-- - ' Weiliie-ii.iv and I ri I hope 'ae ' vi-; church .!! ware l.l.ire .1, . i! tell r ' cert 1:0 ti lies 1 n lend the 1.1 1 larity h ive church ana Ji ll lo There he . II 1 ii-a li Si. ('a:hi riiii ' t. the ch.uiea l-'ridoy . ill ,:c! .t u r - r u m.i n - 111 ' el mrne- Won A::otliL-r Tiiz Mis- Belle John- 11 was noiihcd T1iesd.1V that she ti 'il been a.v .rd el the ir go-en h- the C .a.cra Craft, a ohoto 'r.:inc I. . g izine ill San Fr 10 .-co for tit :. s! picture for a cover p .-je f, r a f ir-n j rarnal. A friend h el written to her for picluies i f I 1 a life and had en- ,,,re, t tic-:n n tier l ame an I the re su( w,,4 ii-n he wa- awarded (he prize Foot mi: of t a , Ive shown as the best el 12'Hl entries were the wr, ,,f ii... .I .l r.son I'he prize u ii, Mi" ,, -ir :o . for 11. cash Miss j,,im,n s w-rK 's know n a1! over t. country an I ' c are proud of the fact that M o re City has such a spl -ml it I .oil-: W'e carry "i" nia-t pipu.ar mo ll is of 'he l .i v 'i n Hr.i si-re 50c and up. vi-it siorc and ask to sec them. Hngiu Jii u jjJ Sioie.