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Items of Interest About Your
Neighbors and Friends.
Go to Jim and Guy for the best
there is to eat
W. L Longmire was a Hunnewell
was a visitor in
Mrs. Dave Cranston is visiting
relatives in Hannibal.
Evan Smith was a business
tor in Hunnewell Saturday.
Misses Hazel Pierceall and Hattie
Tewell were Hannibal visitors Tues
day. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Ridgeway of
Mexico have been visiting his father,
C. H. Ridgeway.
Mrs. Mary E Woods returned
Saturday from Vandalia after a
visit with relatives.
W. C. Morse, of Clinton, III. is
spending several days visiting
friends in and near this city.
Mrs C. L. Carpenter and son,
Geo rge, of Quincy spent Friday at
the home of W.J. Rouse and family.
Mrs. Marvin Lear returned to her
home in Madison Sunday after a
v isit at the home of Mrs. W. H. Hib
bert. George Catron, of Hannibal at
te tided the funeral of his brother,
W m. H. Catron, here Monday after--Boon.
R. L Wilson was in New London
Monday to attend the funeral of R.
C. Glascock which was held at Bark
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Thomas of
Shelby ville spent the week-end here
w ith their daughter, Mrs. H. R. Star-
rett and family.
Paul Maddox returned to his
duties in St. Louis after being called
here by the death of his grand fat h
er. Wm. H. Catron.
Dr. Lee Bell, Leo Bell, George
Turnbull. A. E. Berry and P N.
Jones were in New London Monday
on various court business.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Harrison
and two children spent the week
end in Hunnewell with the laters
parents Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Cox.
Mrs. R E. Smith and son, Eddie
of Kansas, City are the guest of ber
mother and brother. Mrs. Alice
Fahy and C. E. Fahy ofnear Shiel
Misses Alpha Elzea and Frances
Rouse returned yesterday from Ful
ton where they have been attending
William Woods College for the past
Mrs. J. n. Kice, ol Ljuincy, and
niece, Miss Judith Booth, of Camp
Point, III., have been visiting their
parents and grand parents, B. H
Welsh and wife.
Miss Ava atnbling after a visit
with her sister, Mrs. I. C. Yates, ac
companiea by ner little niece,
Martha Jane Yates returned to her
borne in Clarence Saturday.
- The W. C. T. U. ladies have the
thank? of the Democrat force for a
beautiful bouquet of roses they
kent to this office Tuesday after
noon by Miss Frances Willard.
Miss Rebecca Megown returned
last week from Thurman, Iowa
wnere sne nas lor tne past year
been principal of the High School
at that place. She has accepted a
similar position in Randolph, Iowa
at a salary of $110 a month.
Sen. R. S. McClintic was in St.
Louis Friday where he attended the
Democratic rally held under the
auspices of the Democratic League
of St. Louis. E. T. Fuller of Paris
was named Chairman of the Mon
roe County Democratic Committee.
R C Glascock
R. Coleman Glascock, a prominent
farmer residing about three miles
outhwest of Rensselaer, was struck
by lightning and instanly killed
riday evening, while standing in
the bern lof?
His death was witnessed by his
aged father, Nimrod Glascock, who
was also in the barn lot getting a
norse in tne Darn, and his wire
and 16 year old daughter Elizabeth
who were standing in the yard
They immediately rushed to his
side and extinguished the fire. He
was sturck in the head, his shoes
torn from his feet, his bat badly
burned and his clothing set a fire.
The deceased was born in Ralls
County and was 47 years old and
has spent mort all bis life on the
farm near Rensselaer. Funeral
ervices were held at the family
home at 10 o'clock Monday morn
ing, after which the remains were
taken to New London for burial in
Barkley cemetery. He is survived
by bis wife, Mrs. Mollie Glascock,
two daughters. Elizabeth, who was
member of the 1919 Senior Class
of the High School in this city and
Charlotte, father. Nimrod Glascock,
two sisters, Mrs. Amy Medcalf and
Mrs. Rose Longmire, of near this
city and four brothers, Price, Wash
ington, Dean and Harold, all of
whom live at a distance.
On Monday congress tcok its first
step toward a solution of the rail
road problems when a bill was in
troduced by Chairman Esch of the
commerce committee. This bill
would give greater power to the in
terstate commerce commission, af
ter the roads are turned back to the
companies, which provides:
Consolidation and pooling of
freight and passenger earnings un
der rigid federal control.
Joint use of terminals and equip
Maintenance of practically the
presuent level of rates.
Complete federal control of stock
and bond issues.
Federal supervision of road ex
tensions and additions.
Banning of interlocking directo-
Definition of jurisdiction between
state and federal governments.
Federal division of rates between
Development of inland waterways
The Esch Bill places wire and
wireless companies under regula
tion of the Interstate Commerce
Mr. Charles Reign Scoville and
his Evangelistic party who have
just closed a two weeks revival
meeting at Lakenan will come to
this city today (Friday) where they
will hold a two weeks revival. The
first service will be held Sunday
afternoon in the north park under a
large tent if the weather is favora
ble and if uot the meeting will be
b eld at one of the churches. Won
derful results have come from the
meeting at Lakenan. Up to Sun
day 250 persons had been convert
ed, in several instances whole fara
ilies making the confession. This
effort to secure Dr. Scoville to con
duct a meeting in this city materi
alized following the memorial serv
ices conducted by him here Friday,
John T. Gentle, a Vandalia, Mo
druggist, who was indicted by the
G rand Jury, charged with failing to
file prescriptions with the County
Clerk and with violating the local
option law, appeared before the
Audrain County Circuit Court late
Monday evening and pleaded guilty
to both indictments and paid a fine
of $4,000. The first indictment was
brought for failure to comply with
the law in filing prescriptions with
the County Clerk. There were 12
counts against him in this indict
ment, and bis fine was $125 a count
or $1,500. Under the second in
dictment of violating the local op
tion law, there were eight counts
and his fine was $3,500. He paid
the total fine of $4,000 to the court
following the sentence.
T3EGINNING on this date and thereafter, we will deliver ice from our wagon
only to customers who provide themselves with a coupon book. No money
will be accepted by the drivers under any consideration. We are striving to
please our customers and furnish them ice cheaper than it is being sold in any
other town in Northeast Missouri, and we need your assistance to enable us to
do this. The coupon books cost you less than when you pay cash at the wagon
and saves us extra work and sometimes loss. These coupon books may be
bought and charged, if desired, though they will be sold a little cheaper if paid
for at time of purchase.
No Delivery will be Made of Amounts
Less than Twenty-five Pounds
Monroe City, Missouri
Y. W. G. A. UNIFORMS
Suits Worn by War Workers Will
Be Given to Penniless Stu
dents in Switzerland.
Official uniforms of the Young Wo
men s unrisiian Association uiuiun
the Blue Triangle, the Association in
signia, will bo worn next winter by
women students who have been strand
ed In Switzerland during the war and
who, because of lack of funds. Inabili
ty to re-enter their native country, a
desire to finish their university courses
or because they have no family to
which to return, will remain there next
Kllznheth SI. Clark, who has been in
Switzerland for ten years under tho
Worlu Student Christian Federation,
hns appealed to the National Student
Committee of the T. W. C. A. for cloth
ing for the 300 foreign women stu
dents in Switzerland. The scarcity of
dothlng Inst year among these almost
refugee students made it necessary for
two girls to share one coat so that
only one could go to classes or go out
of doors at a time.
Four large packing cases of all
kinds of used clothing, save hats,
which Is in good condition, have been
collected hastily from women college
6tudents In the New England States,
Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania,
Maryland and Delaware by the Stu
dent Committee of the National T. W.
O. A. to be sent ove in response to
Miss Clark's appeal. This clothing will
be dyed, cleaned and made over in
In addition to the clothing collected
from students In colleges nearest New
York a case of uniforms, which have
been turned in byY. W. C. A. secreta
ries who did war work, and the official
gray uniform ulsters Is being sent. As
uniforms are being turned In by war
workers they will be claimed by tho
Student Committee, which will remove
the Insignia and prepare the uniforms
so that they may be worn by these
women who have been forced by world
events to remain In Switzerland for
QUEEN MARIE INVITES
Y. W. C. A. TO RUMANIA
Extends Invitation to Overseas Work
ers In Paris.
Paris. Anril 21. Queen Marie of
Rumania, following a conference with
representative committee of the
American Y. W. O. A., Tield at the Rltz
Hotel, Paris, has invited the American
Toting Women's Christian Association
to come to Rumania and open work
under her patronage.
Anions the representatives of the Y
W. O. A. present at the conference
were: Miss Harriett Taylor, head of
the American Y. W. O. A. work over
seas; Miss Mary Anderson of Hudson,
Wis. ; Miss Mary Dlngman, head of
the Y. W. C. A. industrial work in
France ; Mrs. Margaret B. Fowler of
Pasadena, Cal., and Miss cnariotte
Niven, head of the Y. W. O. A. work
in Italy. A notable guest at the meet
ing was Mudame CatarJI, wife of the
secretary of the Rumanian legation in
WE DO GOOD JOB WORK
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ANYONE WOULD KNOW THAT.
The Camp Visitor What's the
meaning of this here taps?
The Bugler That means 'lights
out, go to sleep."
The Visitor Of course. I see.
Taps on the point of the jaw will do
that every time.
OF COURSE NOT.
"What is Miss Sereleai's age?"
"It's very uncertain."
"She won't admit that she has
rer ridden on a horse-drawn street
car." Birmingham Age-Herald.
"T used to make a lot of money
y reading fortunes in people's
"T suppose those were your palmy
FIRST APPLICATION OK RULK.
- Eve settled the question. .
"Since there is nobody to fight
but me you will vrotk" th an
nounced to Adam.
For Infants and Children.
Mothers Know That
Honored Soldier of Hannibal
Mr. and" Mrs. J. W. Smiley of
Hannibal have received word that
their bod," Lieutenant Alvin Smiley ,r
will sail for the U. S. next week.
Smiley gained considerable recog
nition as one of the first six Amer
ican soldiers to receive the Croix de
Guerre from the French government
in 1917. His battery of Artillery
also bad the honor of being the first
Tl mru ohmnv. w o cmr
Americans to fire on the enemy.
While a private be was decorated
for bravery for carrying messages
through enemy barrage.
Lieutenant Smiley is only 19
years old. He was wounded severe
ly during one of the great drives but .
in bis letters to his parents be says
he, expects to remain id the army. .
He is now with the first division.
Mrs. J. G. Wade, Mrs. W. T. Rut
ledge, Mrs. Lamar Wood and Miss
Edna Vaughn went to Fayette Wed-
nesday to attend the State Conven
tion of the P. E. O. The Convention
which opened Wednesday will close