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Single Tux Exposed.
P. lb Silvers a speech at
1 ho Mexico court house a few
Weeks ago iv:ainst tl e Single Tax.
"William Tri Moti 11 ill mal i s reply
1o him as follows. (The Mcs-;i'.'i
prints tliis by rcoiicst :
Mr. K. P.. SiK. i - I. had ili.
.nisiortiino to v 1 ite a Imnk
"Oli! th.it mine
i IH'IMN Wollli;
write a hook ! " -a i
;t iTe.il T 1 1 : 1 T I
In thi hook. Mi. Silver-t-t
j I . ' '! idc;l ' 1 1 i 1 1
luxation ' 'Lri'iati il in tin- r ! -
oMl in!! tlial eaeli .'It i.-li i. unlit
to I'litjtriliKli I'ljiial'y t" 1 -i: I -p,
rt . "! tin' iv i-i nm. M : ili
I 1 1 T' Words, thilt ill'' people
; i m ' 1 1 1 1 1 1 : -i -i i - iii' o a jr. voni
) ii-i 1 a 1 1 1 v "iiM j.iiii an i 1 -
1 -. c HM l:l a- P i'i !! ellll '.
; : . 1 1 el rl . fa olie roli-
lt. if.-l In- -liar.' to it Mipporl
This ,- a pleasant .Irenni. ''lit
li' foiind.lt ioii in I'art.
st" 'o! v t-!N ii a fix different
: v 1 1 taxation m ii:iiiatiiiL'
o " 1 1 1' -I . and ln'it'ir i"-tal'-
1 l. 111.' -W..I.I.
,' "t'.irilU'l S ol t he revenue"
' the i ..! !i. st tax Ll'al l.el el s.
' ' vr ! ; ! I t a x a oroviii-e a -
1 P. th
lio i t'i el'eil till'
ami 'hen this
!'V. t ile" V I III Id
e cpe-S pI'OV-
a- nnieli a he
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1 '. . . .
It anyone was sns
I of ha ins.' hidden I'l-op-
tle-v would torture him
- !' ) ep.
- -.yViu el "laril;.Ts ot
' 'ine'' was e'eiieral lint i "
'1 1'p to t lie present
"m k-v. I'i i sin an
l it liee (.
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. Si:-. .T. it- that il.e
:- '!;' ''.; daitiejitiil unit
' t:i svst. 1J,. m-hii- p,
!is-f':il!y uhawa.w that ilie
or hea.l tax u;,s ..rieinaily
levied iie-ain-t tl..- t'euda! lord,
J,e. . -dil.fr to the lilillil .! of
s.-it- he had under him. ju-l
the -a'lje as lie vvj.s taxi d so
JVlieh a ll' iid on the numhei of
eattle, heep. Ill-- or other
iollie-tje iinUlJi-1- li"' poeicd.
idlV, ther fel'-. tl
w a a jii-t lax. tor ii i
1 kv ih.- f.-nd: 1 ..,d
-e ! e was profninsr
f t he -ei I - lin.i.-r
1j ' e.
m. a- Mr. Sil-
a lelie of K.'ir-
survival of the
thi- r.-a-oii it
I-- ii -sel t
rk a fr--.
1 n aholi:
rat ion i
- li -e and i!
;! the only p
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1 1 :oh
I. -in tl'.
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. i! tax is -'!!! lei.d
.' it iU-e li'e.-:-ii',
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ll.e ,M 1 1 1 1 1 ' 1 1 1 1 1 1 ; i n li-ay a-;,-...te
ii..- K'.ran. tl.'-i in
t';.. I'.il.l-, 'orliieS'i
Pi lelC'llliee "Pie'. I.
l' v.--tv "' by llelity I ii
Tin Ii "li i''v "' "y
liiany pe! -.'! who c!;i.!ii
.SillL'lelii V T.- l eliontil e I
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Price Without Quality is a Poor
Argument for Trade
At (liis st( re you always find greater quality for the price
lhati risi where'. This fact alone has been one of the Keys to our
success since established in Mexico.
Our Line of Dining Tables
cnn.-ui-tine; of the best known makes are produc tions of real merit,
of clean cut and perfect construction that will beautify any home.
They are priced from $5.00 to $50.00.
In pato' ninety, Mr. Silvers
;. : "Ineiei,.,. i,e taxes on
lie- lot ami von uierease the
Ulollll'l lent." lie repeats this
t'oiir t ime on a"e ninety, four
times on ).a;:e ninety-l'oiir. ami
,'U.t II on paL'e ninety live. Net
n:i.r. vi ctit V-liilie. he llil'l
-j i i 1 1 1 1 . t the Si i: -.'let ax wouhl
i l.-s1 toy all laml values. Now,
these two opposite statements
e.iltnot both .he true. Put ill
the top of tliis same pay;.'
e ent -nine Mi Silvers siiys
lh.it any im reaseil tux wouhl
eoui,el a rorrespoinlinsr rise in
When we I'm. I any statement
in this Look that we h not
au'lee w.th, a! We hilVe to h is
to read a lithe lartlier to timl n
oi.tiiidiep ,1 l.y the author
liniself. We may then quote
S; vers a:', nisi severs, on
many pa !' he ,;is that the
Sintrle'iix A'oulil le equivalent
pu'teie ownership of all land;
.. it !;
.-. i y i 1 1 u'
. A'l l i'l'.-
Mi" tarther we trad lillu
that it would eatis.
iii , f a'l land to Ik
eoueentrati d in the hands of a
few very rieh private indivi
duals. After t'-lliii"; us that it will
ruin all our farmers ami make
tannine; unprolitaLh-, we find
;,iui, on pare ninety-three,
-iiyiii,' that the market priee of
th" lai ni'-i s' produets wouhl he
L-reatly I in -l eased. He had Let
T 'l- not pi.-aeh that nt in the
- .liiitry di-triet.s of Missouri,
or he will have the farmers i
j t '.ml'linix ov.-r e-iieh other to
U,,!i. fur the taxation amelid-
! ,:,.-nt- to th- Mi--' uri 'ollst'lUl.
1 t !ol.
)ne may not he surprised,
tii.-iefoi-e, t find him sayint,'.
t hilt .the Shijrletax will prevent
:,u:d from l.einir put t its hest
i.-e, in sj.ite of the fact that the
vteat' -t iuiproveinents on land
i.i-e made by leses of ground
l,.s-,.,.s wlio piiy all the taxes
and i.'i he !.". "!i:idr"t!' besides;
in o her words, w,,o pay the
lllll eeolio'uio relit.
Mr. silvers .-ay- Unit Uie yeii-
l:d property tax s.V.-Ulil which wi
have in Mi-soiiii i- the proper and
ju-l ,-y-t. in. ";m .-pit" "f tl." fact
that lii''-t ivilied imti.'li have
, 1.1. f I .. I. .n '
..- i v i !
l,e I llii- s,sl' 'ii "i i.v.Mii"ii.
( :ii-;l ha- joined the other
i ! nation- in aiiolishint,' the
eel n-r.l I
.1. . e rt.v t:..
, Mr. Silvers .-ay- that
! ..,.1 f i -4 :in llill".!i-lc value on.
i ii, 1. 1 ..in. an w.i ir.'Ul tlie in
!i .' iti! ion" b.-ciUi-e ii man could
nul,,' a liv ing on it by hi.- own
,c.,,r. Ill thU .itat'-inent he
;.'.,ii!',i-,-i utility value and value
in c.c!mii-e. or price. Let him try
I" -ell that land to anybody
' . , ii I i l...t li I...
hi, 1 ae .-.111,1,1 liit-1 in. ii i '
ceh:iiieiii.ic value whatever no j
mice that he could realize for it (
and h would ciiMnue to
echangcal 'le value ii i it i
have 1 1 1
lii'.-an to ci'owi
(1 around it and a'l
tub tin' free land ol' e.pial ipiulity wa
b nrv occupied. Then it would ben'm to
A a at..
lin;.' prn e would steadily inereuse
in population heeuine morp dense
iind pressed more and more on the
mean of siilisi-tenee. This selling
pi ice of land measures iicciirntcly
the eeolioinic :idv;iiil:i''e of the
owner over the landless people
ironii'i linn. 1 1 also measures hc-
i-.uralcl.v the value conferred on
the hind by the pressure of popu-
ition. The user of the land will
not he ahle to rai-i' any more bush-
Is if wheat or corn or produce
n Ui" hind scllinir for if oo nn ucre
than he did when it Wits worth
not hill";, and he will continue to
.iise just us much on it when this
lliier price has lieen decreased to
u certain extent l.v taxation m
other words, vh"i) a part of this
value w hich has I it-en conferred on
the land by the pres-ure of popu
lation has lieen tr.in-fcned to the
Stale to be u-cd for tic- benefit of
all the people iv Iii i have created it.
Mr. Silvers --ay s on pajjv fort.v
thivo '"that every recipient of the
heiietits of the "overnnient should
pay therefor in proportion to his
ability to pay and the material
henelits he receives."
These two propositions of tax
ation are contrary in principle and
mutually destructive and irreconcilable.
FREE! FREE! FREE!
At tlio iii'o'ent request of inanv, who for various
reasons could not sou liim List month iind to rive all a
chance to jet well,
The Famous Specialist of Chicairo will give
On His Coming Visit To
Mexico, Mo., Ringo Hotel
Tuesday, Oct. 15,1912.
0 a. in. to 1 . in.
Patient Required to Pay Only Co.-t of Tre-.iiinent I'.sed
Returning Every Four Weeks.
Young, Middle-Aged or Old Men
riie from Nf-nrf-usnci., Dlzzlnrs, Cenfnsion of ideas, Aversion to
'y, Defective Memory, . rv.,us Uoiiility, Stoeplinesn, Weakness
'xli.-ui -tion, in-atf'l Ly tat.-st n.i-tho'!.-. a'c' ."ire.
Al! C'.iicnic end Nervous ripeatts Treated
SS tT VM'N fRrKJMi f ONjJM NTIAi.
-,..inli -ice ! ; d ami nywj torn l.lai k on application. Address
faili.il li an i
To pay in proportion to benefits
received is the basis of the Single
tax and b the principle embodied
in the amendments proposed to the
P.ut to pay in proportion to ubiLj The Hon. Geo. Fallon, Pres. of
it.v is unknown as a taxation prin- Missouri Anti-Single Tax League,
ciple outside of (he ransom ,eoi- vvill speak in the Court House in
let ted by robber chiefs from the Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 5, at 2:30
friends of the captives. 'p. m
The only readuMe passages in; A large attendance is expected
the book are the extensive yet as the meeting has been an
irarbled extracts from I Ienr.v 1 nounced in every section of the
George. county. The officers and commit-
tecmen are requested to meet at
Mission meeting at ivang. o:00 p. m., in order to complete
Church at Bean Creek. arrangements for the campaign
There vvill be a mission meeting 'and every member is requested to
at the fft-iinan Fjvang. church at foe present.
I tea n Creek, on Oct. 6th. Theser- Audrain County Anti-Single
vice will commence at 10 a. in. Tax League.
and will be conducted in the ficr- Alex Carter, Chairman; R. K.
man lamruage. The afternoon Race, Sec. ; Rufus Jackson, Treas.
service vvill commence at 2 :'Q and' - -----
will be conducted i'i the F.nglish
language. Rev. Frank Frnnkeie
('.Id of St. Charles. Mo., will lead
Collection taken for missionary
dinner served on church
y round ; everybody welcome.
Geo. Orlowsky, Pastor.
In a fr;ntua:(! r tic Coll. iff of I'hulclIiR
and Furjrrons. Knv Vnrl. City, on. of th.
rnuHt notable r,f its l.inJ In America. Th.
iIk lur huh !.! fj icinl cnuriwa of study In
EVi:. NOSK. THKOAT, CHRONIC and
NEKVOCS lil.SKASKS. n th. great Bel-l.-iue
nn.l t hnrity Ilostiitala of New York
The ! ii.r : li nt the aummer of 1909 In
K r p. . hire he did Hpecial work in London
v. l it .1 ,fi. r vinltinir the larice hoi-pitala
..f . Merli!,. Kdinhurifh and other cities.
liK ; ::KA I Catarrh. Rinninjt in th.
Km. Ii-une.. I)iflaea of the Eye. Ear,
N.'. . 1 i r. I.untra. Stomach, Heart, Liver,
K ' .: . H w ; and Bladder, Nervous KU
" l i '-iev (Fito. Rheumatism, Blood
antl Skin T.o'il.les and all Femal. Diseases.
Farmers Take Notice.
The niiniuil meeting of the
PimiiciV & Laborer 'h Co-Operative
Insurance Association of Au
drain Co. will he held at their
office in Mexico, Oct. 8, VM'2, 10 a.
. ... . t :
iii. nnu i n. ui. iiiiporiHiii ousi-
ness will coaie before the associa
tion. Asidi from the regular an-l
li Hit t election several changes in!
the constitution and by-laws will
be voted on, among which are the
following: 1st. (living the di
rectors authority to levy assess
ment for all indebtedness of the
company nnd as much ns they
deem necessary to pay losses for
the following year, not to exeecd
one per cent. 2nd. The Presi
dent, Secretary and Adjuster may
settle all claims for loss when they
nnd the insured can agree.
Farm implements, vehicles, ma
chinery, harness, grain and feed
may be insured in any insurable
buildings on the premises. Arti
cle 7, Sec. 9. changed to except
automobiles. Article 8, Sect. 13
'prohibiting the use of stove-pipes
ns flues above the roof. Art. 8,
Sect. 14, add acetyaline light
plant as prohibited. The consti
tution and by-laws shall be made
to conform to these changes.
E. B. Norris, Secretary.
, Anti-Sintrle Tax Mass Meetinir.
John Burgess gives notice to
the traveling public, the farmers
and others, that he will open the
'City Hotel for business on Oct. 6.
Mr. Durgess has moved to Mexico
. from Molino and says he is going
to conduct a good, clean hostelry.
'The hotel has been redecorated
and refurnished. Rooms ' and
board will be furnished at reason
i Are you going to '; California?
: Do you want to be extra comfort
able on the trip at no extra cost.
j Would you like to have a first
rale, good nutured, thoroughly
competent and well informed con
ductor go through on the trip with
you, a mini who is specially sel
ected and paid by our Railroad
Company to look after your com-
Such a man goes through with
each of our "Personally Con.1
ducted" parties. We chose men
specially fitted for -thin work.!
j Men who are courteous and kindly, !
jwho have made the trip many
; times and tin. roughly un.lei t.tnd
j their busine.-.-i. '
I It" you can arrange t leave be-j
, t.veen September l'." and Octol er
let me know tpiickl.v, :n l Ii
can save you a con.MKiertiDie, sumi
of money, as duriii; that period ,
, tickets at reiitly reduce,! rates '
i vvill be on sale to all points in the,
; far west and northwest. Iii-lit !
now is the time for you to berin!
. to yet ready. Don't leave youri
arranjrements until the hut ruin-1
Please call tit my oflice or write
an I tell me on what date you can
yet away, how many there will be
in your party, a id I vvill make all
arriinjrement.s for you and take'
t'l.i details otr your mind. T. L.
Marshall, Ticket Ajrent, Hurling-'
i ii 1 1
R. 0. McPHEETERS
Licensed Kmluilnier. Eight
Years Experience. Work
(iiiarnnteed. Complete Line
of Undertaking Goods.
Phone, Store 5.1
NiRlit Phone, 78
Azdell Furniture Co.
rLlBwellyn & Sonsl
WEST SIDE SP&E
THE HOME OF
PARMA WOOD VIOLET
See Our Line!
, J. E. Lowry
Sheet Iron Worker
S UTH F POST OFF CE
Dr.C. M. COWHERD
Office, Farrill Livery Barn
Oltice Plione.Cit.v 108 Mutual T
A. Jri.. T. A.
OF RUSH BILL, MO.
Meew Monday night on or
iH'forn full moun In em-li numth.
Hedgeda'e School House.
D. KOljEltS, President.
VAL ELDEL, JR., Sec.
CLARENCE A. BARNES
Southern Bank Hiilldlng,
I Imvo miint-y to I oh n on
farms and town prop
erty at low rates and
best of terms. Call or
write. , , ,
Alonzo C. Whi tson
Notary Public . .
Over Savingi Bank.
C. A. WITKERSPOON,
MEXICO - Mo
OKco: South SiUo uf Square
5. D. STOCKS
Attorney-at-Law and Notary Public
E SIDE SQUARE, MEXICO, MO.
The Farmers' Town Mutual
Fire Insurance Co.
Every dollar kept in circulation
in the community helps increase
property valui-s. Every dollar
sent out ot this community, that
could as well be spent here, hin
ders the wheels of progress and
helps build up some other com
munity at your expense.
Have Your Property Insured In
This Home Co., both in Town
and County. Tire Lightning
W. L. FOWLES, Sec'y.
Cool weather. First fr0t f
the season Friday hiorning
temher 27th. ' '"
Mr. and Mrs. Milford berry ,
tertained their uncle and aunts In
...... w i.i.. uuuii vj. 1'OVVCll (if
Carlisle, Ky.; also Mrs. Icrrv'.
parents, brother and sisters. Mr,
Tom Powell, of Auxvasse, spent a
few days in this vicinity. H m
been a reunion most every (;iv
since. It has been nine jt'iirs
since J. G. Powell visited Missouri
and we are sorry his stay in thin
vicinity was so short.
Mrs. Clay Hamilton, of Nebras
ka, Mrs. Wallace Johnson and
Miss Lena Hamilton spent Friday
with Mr. and Mrs. Scott IlainTT
ton, west of Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. James O. Dow.-ll
are spending a week on Long
Branch visiting relatives.
The Willing Workers of Rising
Sun church took In $37 at Mr
King's sale last week.
M. N. Powell
uncle, J.TJ. Powell, to Holliday
A few in this locality have com.
menced to cut corn.
George Eewis threshed s,.i,.
timothy last Saturday which was
Mrs. Tom Powell of Auxvnss.
will entertain relatives Monday in
honor of her brother, John v,
SANTA FE ITEMS.
Mrs. Sarah Crump is visitin.r
her daughter, Mrs. W. S. n.-am
and family, of Hannibal.
John Booth and wife spent Sim
day with J. C. Wilson and wife.
The Rusy Bee Sunday School
clans gave a pie social at Mrs. R.
L. Yowell's Friday night. Pro
ceeds, $7.10. ' This is a working
class of young people.
Mr. and Mrs. .7. R. Smiley re
turned home Saturday after a viv
it with friends in St. Louis.
Mrs. Wm. Dunlap and children
spent Saturday with Mrs. II. T.
The Rehckah Lodge held their
annual assembly Thursday ev, .
ing and night. Mrs. Susie' Kolh
meyre, State Vice-president .,
Jefferson City, was present ; .il-o
visitors from Paris, Perry and
Hannibal. A delightful supp. r
was served, at six o'clock, on.
sisting of boiled ham, chicken,
salmon salad, fruit salad, escallop,
ed oysters, pickles, coffee. eak
and ice cream. The assembly will
meet at Hannibal next year.
Money to toan.
I have a large miiii of money to
loan mi farms at low rales and mi
3m J. W. Howell, Mexico, Mo.
$7.00 to Springfield, 111., and Re
turn. On special train leaving Mexico
Wednesday, Oct. !Kh. arriving at
Springfield p. m.. (load to
return on special leaving Spring
field, Oct. 11th, 8:;t0 p. ni.
For further particulars sec T.
Dr. W. H. Hickman, Osteo
pathic Physician, Pas.pjetli Hl.lg.
Missouri State Fair.
The Chicago & Alton Railroad
will sell round trip tickets to Sc.
dalia, Mo., Sept. 27th to Oct. :ir l,
B"l" i muni UJ lO VCl. Mil, l"l
only $2.95. For further informa
tion see T. L. Marshall.
MONEY TO LOAN
On good Real Estate Security
Reasonable Rates and Easy Terms
LAKENAN & BARNES
HO yars in the Business here.
Smith & Barnes Pianos 1
I. N. Cannon
Tuning and Ituiii'in duneaUu
All Work Guiirnntecd.
ocoi'j; -'; wuik on tue
-Lbject. have u
jcilin price, and that
jton Poute. Mexico, Mo. jg