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LN THE INTEREST OF THE PEoVlE "AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY.
ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR IN ADVANCE.
2 JJ. F. LUSK, Editor.
JACKSON. MISSOURI, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1901.
Jht President's Message.
Theodora Roosevelt, president
y the United States, sent to con
gress on Tuesday, December 8,
his first annual message. He
opens by leeiing references to
: i' to tho assassination of President
' KVIcKinley, praise of the great and
', .kindly qualities of the murdered
. ' president and vigorous denuocia
; tlon of anarchists. He recotn
' nends drastic measures along the
line of repression and deporta-
. a . i J f
, ... ;.uon oi mis aaDgeruus nu unmi-
iwfl class of men, branding them
M murderers ana as representing
In no sense any creed of social
: A section of tho message is de
voted to industrial combinations
so-called trusts. He depre-
ites violent and ignorant attacks
growing out of envy or malice,
but suggests intelligent control
and regulation by federal power
where there are interstate fea
tures. fiTho president urges the im-
Importance and propriety of ample
i:'rrtflrt.inn for thn Inborirjcr inter-
. ' ests of the country calling at
' tcntlon in this connection to the
question of convict labor and the
:"; necessity of amending the irarui
K The present tariff system, sub
ject to amendment from time to
time, as trudo conditions change.
la .ninmanflil Thn nraciditnt
g y,., nuuuuuura uia uuuei m tins )'tm
. . . rciple of reciprocity in dealing
T 3 with foreign countries.
f - $ Much space is given in the
; message to the subject of forestry
t and irrigation. The president
;y ; ' urges strongly the necessity of
'. V,; i preserving our forests and the
' importance to tho west of a
t t proper conservation of the vast
j amounts of water that now an-
t nually go to waste.
The presidont adyises congress
that nothing better can be done
for the Philippines than throw
ing them open to industrial enter
prise by granting limited fran
chises under proper safeguards.
A reduction in turiff duties on
Cuban imports to the United
States is recommended, and home
stead laws are suggested for
The attention of congress is
called to the crying need of a
Pacific cable, and in 6otting forth
tho successful negotiations of the
isthmiau canal treaty with Eng
land, President iloosovolt ex
presses the hope that work will
The Monroe doctrine is defined
as simply a step toward insuring
the world's universal peace.
A greater navy is recommended
as the best guaranty against war
and the cheapest ac J most effec
tive peace insurance. '
President Roosevelt consider
tho army large enough for pres
ent needs. In reaching the high
est efneioncy bo advocates tho
process of elimination of officers
in the service uulit to command.
The civil seryice system is
again indorsed as tho best method
of securing honest and eflieient
President Roosevelt calls the
attention of congress to the con
sular service, which is found in
adequate. In discussing Indian affairs the
president says tho time has arrived
to break up tribal government.
Tho president requests con
gress to cordially support the St.
Louis World's fair; aud, after
referring to affairs on tlio Pacitic,
in which he says tho "opnn door"
policy in China is advocated, with
all that it implies, he close by
reverently thanking the Almigh
ty that wo are at peaco with the
nations of mankind. State Re
publican. EditorLynch of"Daily Post'Thil
lipsburg,N.J.,bas tested the mer
its of Folcy'slioocy and Tar with
this result: ' I have used a treat
many patent medicines in my fm
ily for coughs and colds, and I cua
honestly say your honey and tar U
the best thing of the kind 1 have
ever used and I cannot say too
much in praise of it." All dealers,
Foley's Kidney Curt
DUN itaneys ana oiaaaor njnu
"We Need Gumshoe."
The following from the Joplin
News-Herald is worth careful
perusal. The record of Stone Is
of great interest at this time,
for, while bo may nover be sena
tor, he may help make i republi
can senator, or rather bis candi
"We are interested in Stone's
candidacy for tbe senate. We
can't help it We foel we should
do all in our power to keep him
in tbe race, for his candidacy is a
greater handicap to his party than
that of any of tho other men
mentioned, and whenever we can
handicap the democratic party
we feel obligated to be on hand.
Whenever Stone ' has appeared
before tbe people as a candidate
ho has been an exceedingly weak
one. When he was a candidate
for congress this County gave a
majority to the republican slate
ticket of 423, while tho republi
can candidate carried it over
Stone by a majority of 9S7. The
records show these figures.
When Stone was the candidate
for governor he ran behind Cleve
land in the state by 11,000, or to
be strictly accurate, Stono carried
the state by 26,061. while Cleve
land carried it by 40,754.
"Stone's subsequent record has
not increased his popularity. Ho
Iium been a free silvcritu of the
most radical stripo ready to fol
low the sacred ratio as far and
faithfully as was Ruth to follow
Naomi, lie has also been willing
to shove the sacred ratio in the
background, to regard it a
secondary, llo has been an im
perialist. He has been an anti
imperialist. He has posed as tho
enemy of corporations. Ho has
made a fortune in the service of
the corporatious. Ho has howled
against the lobby at Jefferson
City. He has been one of the
most obnoxious and persistent of
lobbyist who ever visited the
capital. In short William J.
Stone has carried wator on both
shoulders and would have carried
it on a third had he-been so
anatomically constructed. Ho is
scold, calculating hypocrite and
recognized as such.
"That Stone is an ingrate is
also known. When he Tan for
congress and when 'he made tbe
race for governor he was callod a
corporation candidate, for it was
said that in both instances be
owed bij nomination to Dill
Phelps. Bo that as it may, the
following story by R. C. Friend,
who was democratic manager in
this coutny tboyear that Stone ran
for congress, shows Stone s in
debtedness to Phelps. Mr. Friend
states that .the county committee
assessed Stone HOC as his share
of the campaign expenses, which
Stone refused to pay, aud at the!
last meeting of tho county com
mittee held before tho election to
arrange for printing the ballots,
the committeo decided to lea ye
Stone's name off tho ticket. Ac
cording to Friend, Phelps paid
the assessment himself, and thus
saved Stone. If Stone's friends
would like to know whother or
not he ever paid Phelps, they can
easily ascertain the facts. We
all know, however, how Stone
returned those favors received in
tbe early days of the Stone
Phelps partnership by bis ulti
matum of a year ago that Phelps
should not bo a delogate at-large
to the national couvention. Sonio
of us heard that fatuous speech
of Pbelps' when he christened
btoue the shcll-hidcr, about as
appropriate an epithet as was
ever coined. And tbogh the
squubblo was none of ours, we
watched it. with a great deal of
curosity, and we realized that it
was the ingratitude of Stoue, as
much as the power of Phelps,
which enabled the latter to Carry
the east district of Jasper county
by a unanimous vote when tbe
issue was presented, Phil pa or
"So wo want to keep Stone in
the race. Ilia senatorial cam
paign is of vast service to us.
llu is one of the conditions neces
sary to keep the democratic
i trouble pot boiling, aud he's
I doing it."
Southeast Missouri News.
The Morehouse Post came out
last week double its usual sice.
The electric light plant at Far
mington is giving good service.
Mr. Roy, of the Bonn Terre
Democrat-Register, baa sued for
libel Mr. Page, of tbe Bonne
E, II. Smith, of tho Benton
Record, has bought out the Nows
Boy. The two papers will be
consolidated Into one the Record.
The men on the section and coal
chute at Piedmont struck for
higher wages December 1, and
after nix hours' tlmo they got
Groye McCallum, 8 years oil,
was accldently shot by bis 12
year old brother on November
29, Tho ball was taken out by
his father, and tbe boy is doing
A teacher who cad out rud n
train certainly should have his
name placed on the roll of honor.
It is etatad that Prof. McCarty,
of Caruthersvllle, boat'the Houck
train to llayti and then took it
and attended tho teachers' asso
ciation at Fartnington.
The case of Mrs. Fannie E.
West against the Cotton Belt
railroad for $10,000 damagos for
permanent injuries sustained by
getting off the train was decided
at Kennett last week. Tho jury
gave Mrs. West $5,000 dumages.
Ely & Kelso represented Mrs.
West, and W. H. M'ller repre
sented the Cotton Iielt. Tbe caso
will go to the supreme court.
The Southeast Missouri Teach
ers', association held a meeting in
Fartnington hint woek. Tho
association will meet at UeSoto
next Thanksgiving. M. J. Arm
strong, of Poplar Bluff, was
elected president, and Miss Li da
Swink, of Farmington, secretary.
Cape county had one lady teacher
of the normal present. We note,
as usual, the greater putt of
those on the prosrnuu were like
the fellow's corn come up miss
ing. Why don't those teachers
who accept a place on program,
got As our brothers of the
Farmlngton Herald say, teachers
in these associations ri too
theoretical. We hay koown
teachers in .association to discuss
for a whole sessioa something
that would be harder to Uach in
a common school than it wc uld
be to carry, water in a solve.
Conokess bas ..met and tbe
democrats can' t" agree among
themselves as to their policy,
hence are in a row.
well has sure stirred up trouble
in tho democratic ranks by his
attack on the legislature.
In looking over the record of
U. C. Kerens, we see nothing for
which he should be turned down,
hence wo hope to see him win.
Cut and dried thiugs will not
go in the republican meetings
his year. The people are eoing
to ta.'lO things in hand, hence the
bosses od either sido may not get
in their full work.
Sam B. Cook acknowledges
that the democratic campaign
Tund received $0,000 from the St.
Louis Transit company, a big
corporation. Yet the duinocrats
pretend to tight corporations.
The Stato Historical society of
Missouri held its first armual meet
ing in the academic hall of the
State university at Columbia last
Thursday and Friday. The ob
ject of this association is to collect
and preserve and place on exhi
bition publications and materials
of historical interest.
Let us lino up our republican
friends in this county aud have
ono primary election to nominate
county officers. No honest office
seeker who believes in the will
of the people being the supreme
law of the land will object; that
other kind of an office-seeker is
the one who needs his political
neck brokf ti.
Up to date lap robes. Woltera.
The difference in
cost between an alum
baking powder arid
cream of tartar bak
ing powder would nit
amount for a family
supply .to one dollar
Dr. Price's is tnc
standard cream of tar
tar baking powder. It
makes the food de
licious and healthful.
KoTB. ou cannot, It yoii
value good health, afford to
use cheap, tow-grade, nlum
baking powders. They are
apt to spoil the food ; they do
endanger the health. All
physicians will tell you tht
alum in food is deleterious
Tftii citizens of the Cape should
have mail boxes. They should
have a hurtling postmaster like
Wh'.ch way did you intend 'lor
That joke to work f - Progress.
Works just like it Mutes.
Jackson's postmaster went after
mail boxes and got them. The
Cape postmaster can also get
them if he will, but you will re
meteber that in yjur town if a
person wants a 'thing the btfcer
opposes unless he is of the same
ST01S THE COLOH AND WOKKS
Oil The Cold. Laxative Bromo
Quinine Tablets cure a cold in
one day. No euro, no pay. 25c.
Are You in a Quandary as to
What to Give at Christmas?
Here is a Ready-Reference List of a few items of my Stock to assist your
halting decision. See the beautiful Christmas-y things now on display at my
New Store. The goods themselves will argue to your appreciation more eloquently
than the cold type could hope to do. We have
Watches, Silverware, Novelties, Clocks, Jewelry, Chinaware, Etc.
Wt doi you i Kip.d?
wierN fell .you. ffaf lie
world fiiiy) J 17 jeweled
iirWi.tcKf ) &r? iKe very ber Mtckfcj
n2kde.- Wetw tKen-Alo fire
This la a gold-fllled
Watch guaranteed for
15 years, fancy dlnl,
to Wear -iWJ -tZ ,J?fl?
Hunting case with El
Napkin Rings at
25c, 50c and $1 each.
A nice line of solid gold, gold
filled and plated ltrooclies,
riiatalaiiM, and Stick l'im.
Unit you seeh
the -i.fin Watch!
Atomizer, 11.50 to f.'i.oo.
TliedniKSiHt will m il you
Cutfit and collar boxen
$1.75 to 10.00
Smolctnir net.... 75c to $5.00
MiTKi'liiium pipe $7.00
Shaving cups and bruimaH. .
75o to $5.00
75e to $3.00
Match imfes 75c to $2.50
Ink stands 2.5c to $4.00
Fountain pene. . .00o to $5.00
Neoktio boxoii SI. 50
Mustache cups 75c
And If ho belong! to the
Woodmen lodgo, A. O. U. ty
or Masonic get him a chain
with the charm representing
tho order. Knruvc name free
IiruHh Mb) $2.00 to $0.00
Jewel boxes 75c to $5.00 "
$2.00 to $7.00
OIH clock .... $5.00
Sterling silver mounted
pocket-book . .$1.50 to $3.00
New style purse $1.50
Bookmarks 25 and 50o
Powder boxes, picture
frame, mirrors, nut picks,
garters, gold pons, bonnet
Call curly and select your
presents. Come In whether
you buy or not, all are
Rings, solid gold 50c
Bracelets, solid silver . . . ,75c
Pins and necklaces.
Knife, fork and spoon sets
25o to $1.75
llaby rattles and bib pins.
Brush seU $1.&0
Sterling Silver haudle Null Files. Tootli JirusK-s,
Nail Brushes Erasures, Paper Cutters.
(lood (Sold Plated
Chains for gvutlo
men and ladies,
$3.00 to $rt.00.
Cheaper ones ut
Wgh. Il!44t. do.
Solid gold rings,
extra heavy ones
at $1.50 j nice set
rings at $2 00 to
ttentlemen's gold-fllted Watches
at $10 to $15. Ore cases Klgin $7.
Boys' Wulchn-i at $1, $1.51 and $3.50.
mother with a
nice solid gold
will St tho
ttlnsse to suit
Solid Silver tn nftpr
Stamp Box, ,
Nice clock tor X-ma'. Klght-day parlor
clocks at $1.0U, CIO.00 and $M.00. Good eight
day oak at $3.50. I have a Westminster
chime, quarter-hour strike, clock, the only
one in this county. I hi ju want it? Com
'u and Roe.
E.". C. HA
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