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SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 1911.
We wish our patrons a Happy
and Prosperous New Year.
Bank will be closed all day
Monday, Jan. 2nd Legal Holiday
Boone County National Bank.
Losses Paid by Insurance
Companies Here Exceed
POOR SERVICE THE CAUSE
Agents Say Additional Equip
ment Necessary for Ade
- quate Protection.
START THE NEW
BEGIN TRADING AT
N. EIGHTH STREET.
A HAPPY NEW
YEAR TO ALL.
Tliero has been about 60 per cent
more property destroed by fire- in
Columbia in 1910 than any jear pro
ceeding, according to the testimony
of local insurance men. Upon inves
tigation of the insurance records, it
was found that the property loss for
$70,000 was paid by tho insurance
the ear just ended is aiproimately
$100,000. Of this loss approximately
Fuither, the early insurance prem
iums paid by property owners of Co
lumbia is from $10,000 to $30,000. It
is seen then that the insurance com
panies are putting moro money into
Columbia than they are taking away
as premiums on policies at lea this
is true for the jear 1910.
Thero hae been about forty-fhe
nres within the city limits in the last
twelve months. The ftro that de
strojed the Tandy block was the most
Uestmcthe of the jeai. Other large
fires were those that dcrtrojed the
residences of V. B. Now ell and E. A.
Robnett, the Morris Ice 1'laut, and
the West End Hotel.
Two reasons are assigned for the
heavy property loss by fire. The un-'
usually dry weather that has pre-
ailed this fall has resulted in several
big fires that would not otherwise
have happened. The other reason,
according to insurance men, is that
the town has not the fire equipment
that it should have. Insurance merr
say that additional equipment at a
central station or the establishing oj
a station in another part of the towa
would do much toward lessening tbt
loss by fire. .
lunibia and Stephens Store. They arc
correcting in some way the previous
survey that has been made.
Tho survey follows a general easter
ly courso toward Stephens Store, run
ning about half a mile from the town.
Tho preUous surveys missed Fulton,
and the citizens of that town are en
deavoring to hae the line changed.
The route northwest of Columbia
begins at Eighth street on Mooro's
bouleard and runs directly west to
tho Girard Robinson home. From
there it runs to the Michael Cromwell
place, crossing Percho creek Just be
low the McBaine bridge. From there
is goes west to Arrow Rock, where it
croses the rier.
Columbia Cafe Open.
I wish to announce that I hae pur
chased the Columbia Cafe and will
continue the business at tho old
stand. Tomorrow I will sero our
first Turkey Dinner.
I solicit the patronage of the peo
ple of Columbia.
20 tons of bailed timothy hay and
20 tons of balled doer hay, also 20
tons of bailed clover and timothy
F. C. BRADFORD.
Or Phono 17C.
COMPLETING FIRST SURVEY
Preliminary Line of St. Louis-Kansas
City Electric Being Corrected.
Surveyors of the St. Louis- amLKtjiv
sas City Electric Railway Company
aro working on a survey between Co-
Important changes in time of
trains taking eftect January 1st,
Ask the agent for infnnnition
and aoid an error.
Following are the changos in
leaving time of trains at
No. 41 will leave at S:2" a. in., in
stead of 7:43 a. m.. as before.
I No. 43 will leao at 1:00 p. m., in
stead of i:2o p. in., as before.
No. 303 will leae at 3:00 p. m.
t No. 45 will leave at 11:28 p. in., in
stead of 11:29 p. m., as before.
ASK THE AGENT FOR
I DESIRE TO THANK THE GOOD
PEOPLE OF COLUMBIA AND .
BOONE COUNTY FOR THEIR FA
VORS DURING THE PAST YEAR,
AND HOPE TO HAVE THE PLEAS
URE OF SERVING THEM OFTEN
DURING 1911. MAY THE NEW
YEAR BE ONE OF HAPPINESS,
PEACE AND PROSPERITY TO ONE
J. L. MOUNTJOY.
We desire to express our appreciation
to our patrons for their liberal patron
age during the year which closed yes
terday. We ask yu to remember us during
the ZACcu) Year whn buying your
23 N. 8th Si.
A HARDWARE STORE THAT HAS MADE GOOD
Among the many new firms opened in Columbia
during the past year is the Payne Hardware Store
AND THIS STORE HAS MADE GOOD!
The doors were opened for business early in the spring
and day by day we have added new patrons to our
list. Are you one of them? If not, join us during the
new year. We have a complete new stock to select
from. We carry everything usually found in a first
class Hardware store. Our prices are - positively the
lowest. We want your patronage and will treat you
Yours for a Prosperous New Year,
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