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TllUUSlUY. NOV. il. V.tl-J
1TUUSHKI) KVKHY THfKSDAY
JOHN BEAL, Editor and Proprietor
Enictfd t th Pl Oltict t Mexico. Mmouti
Second CUm Mallei.
$1.00 Per Year in Advance.
OFFICE-1 i E..I Jeckioii Siretl. TbrM
Doon El oi Stvingi Bnl.
THE CASE OF A BOY.
There is ii until, rrlos buy in the
county They say In- is
M'.'ll'l I l 1 I " ,'l "S "''I-
Ki ally, why is il.is l...y w hen
I,t is. iiMiniis; criminals, u liiii- and
M;n k .' It is ail w mug In confine
ji i l.ild in smli a phne. If '""
ii i it'll anyu 1, ere he should In' in
tin- liYU'ltll School.
Tlif "nr;:iaii i 'I' ,llls
si.oiiM I'niK anil inis
mi'sc i,i' lnav have to
I., is 1 1 1 1 : il Lis si llti llif
l.ut ;i rt;i n i't-1 in 1 1 1
lmy. ( M' i
slay w 1, 1 i'i
is sr! i'ii
s'::.i;.M begin ImW t" put l.lin in
s.i i , imnim lit s.
il- is ;,n i'tri,o;,iii.trv bright
:Y!niv ami n.i'.'lit In In' in school.
Hi' 1 1 . -. - ii Oiit of school l'nr
three y,ms. Tl,i Mexico public
ui v ' Lint a Lome ainl
; ;rni-ll lolil Looks ami clothing.
ir i.'-i 1 In-, am give him a taste of
what higher living nit-ans. As ii
is ti.iri- is nothing in tin- i'ii t lire
;.! him. without it is. perhaps the
- ii" i'l'innisi' oi' becoming a
criminal aiul finally finding n
in tin' Stati" ' prison
Ti.e ease of thi
ti.U community to his safe
;. haiiip ('lark's majority
iiiLM-rss in this distriet was
Ti.is is L'renter than ever
A ixva has voted ?.0i.0 to
a v. at-r works system for
v. ij. Ausvr.sse is a profrri-s-ti.rivii.ir
little eoinimmity all
Tiie, Stur treon Leader editorial
ly says: "If Mr. Wilson is wise
he will ask Wm. J. Bryan to he a
!in-:!iber of Lis cabinet and if Mr.
Bryan is wise he will not accept
s.ieh an appointment.
Th Mexico Commercial Club is
hi.kiiig uood all right. Audrain
ei'unty fanners are going to feel
t i.i-riisi lvi s under a debt of grati-
j the Club ere manv months!'-'
aw;.v for lie move in tret- ,
:l,L the In
s.-iifiois are not .
1 - of the present I
piipiii' U. in many i
is -Jo yi-ai s behind tiie
V,- l! i.ai to vole inore
,e lc-xt vi'iir ami make n.-i-d-
i'.-.iric .s' l.ool districi. vcthw. -t '
of Melieo. voted o to 7 ill f.iv 1
of a new county iail. That's
record worth while. H,i'! the.
other ,fci incts of the county dom
as wcu the pi opositioii uou
ha" carried o ru he! miiit'l y.
l'.'uf. Herbert I'ryor. '.ijieiin
tclidelit of the Mei i pul lie
schools, made an impressive and
effective tall; before the Cummer,
ial Club last FiiJay, urtrina that'
Mexico must wake Up to the ne
cessity of bclteriii!.' her .school ac
There- is talk of a bank beinc;
established at Molmo. That is it
thriving community and a bank
would doubtless be a great eoii
cnieiiee to her people. Extend
tlie electric railway and you will
M e i Lings coming out Molino
Wc notice that Dr. A. M. Un
lit i wood, who has been located at
TT1-- f. i
iioistein, .ji.i., jor several years.
has been elected vice-president of I
the State Hank of Iioistein. Hp is j
a sou of V. S. Fnderwood, of Hush
Hill, this county. The Underwood!
boys are all hustlers. j
Tin1 City Council has mh
an order that the failroails
i npi'nt all their einssings in tin"
cit . It is tit riii'iuira-'i' unite
ti.. 1 away limn hut .Ir'Vt -mi
stle. 1 i'i ossin-.;. Tin' congest inll
at .li ll'i rsiiii si feet crossing inal.i's
traxil iivi-r that way mtv ilanurr
imis at t i mi's.
Tin1 public mails in ami around
.Mexico ivi'i'i' never ill a better
cnii, lit ion . 'I'lii- F.ight mill' Com
inissimi Inis been looking aftiT
Ihiin. The mads arr kept in
L'nnil condition ami besides !MI
in v bridges ami 1'iilvcrts have
been put in sim'i' tin- roniniissinn
was hi van:, '1 less than a car
Woman suffrage was adni!i'd
ill Kansas at ren lit election.
I II siill I' t In- lull lis t hi' U'HIIIi'M
Inil lii il lu ll' hats in cell oral ion
.,! Iln ir ii'tnfv. I I, at s lei w ni si
thiiii the ini'ii iisid tn iln in M
s,,:;:-i nut many d' emles sinri".
Tin' mi n l,a i- ijinl -in h fiiiilish
ai-t - ; 1 !,i' l,:i ijllil t In ir yells
a in I ImU Is niiT' i I, , I inns, t mi. '
c pi ill St. I.iiiiis. ami as tinm pl"
L'l i-si'S w i pi'i-iiiiiii' tin' ladii'S alsn
will learn simie tilings.
The r.rmisiaiia I'i", -s spr-a
truth in the follow iin; : "O'n. yes.
laek .loliMsnii is a d i -rl'.H'e ami a
ineliai'e to si ii-) t ami all that hut
laek .lohn-iiii is not a whit worse
than the white men who made
him what lie i .. .I.vl; never eonhl
have foiitrhi a while man in the
arena if the while man hadn't
fniieht him. lie iieM r eonhl hae
niarrieil a white woman it iik
white woman hadn't lnarried1 1
him. .lust put that in your white f
pipes and smoke it."
The Louisiana Times says thatlQ
the '" Philosopher" of the Press
of that eity wants the Louisiana'
posiofi'ce. Mrs. Frances Frost of
the Vandalia Leader wants the
Vandalia postolliee, ( '. Kd. May
hall of the Laddonia Herald
wants the Laddonia post office mid
Riifus Jackson of the Mexico In
t ellintreiicei" wants the Mexico
postotlice. JIoW hlllliail all these
newspaper people are. They al
ready have big jobs, as it is, what
do they want with any more
worlds to eonquor
Notice is hfi-i'liv piven that letters
of administration upon the estate of
Henrv C. Crews, late of Audrain
deceased. Iiave l,.-en
i i siin d l,v the 1 'i u
iid Audrain I'liuntv.
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J. 1'. l'OWcii'.S limiie.'lieli' IIijUSC
is lic.id'iuaru rs N''or tl.: "bi'tlc
.;: .nt " Corn l )'ii..p. ;
Moore's Air TigLt Oak Range,
the bi-t on earth, sold hy J. J'.
Slop in and in-; . t J. 1.
Powell's Farm Wapne, Harness.
UiiL'trie., and Saddles.
i . f .ii...' : : . -.. . e.:"ry '- ic
No. i. v. . . ;; ',;; . to y,V.i free
t' ci-i'.' r v ''i ' .1 p..-te n'ars u:"n
1 1: x- - i id ;. ,: i- :.:-l aiidre.s& and
t!ie name of t'as ji-.,er.
B. RILtV HAUK SUPPLY CO.
:o7 s rojum tif.fkT. si. icurs no.
Ladies and Gentlemen
I am now ready at
Worcester to do your
blacksmith and repair
work. Horse and mule
shoeing specialties. I
am not afraid of work.
Drop in and bring your
' rM IF. oprn fire.
' ' Jvi'A fni' L ling log
""' '' y ron"l'nR chrt
1 t -.Vv i ,j'., (lie jingle of
A V I. ;t'l, brlli, tKe
' n o w man lied
T ! rU livrboarJ
- j r.llf t linen
ll;( quaint, oM
r).i:ia, llic family
'! "r lno:i,;lil liorn
;. ' Uccl The
in dial tilvctl
An ) row your
f. ;!y nlvn Ii it
'.1 tlic hnlixic old
t n ol Nrvshury-
i il! If o, you
' . e r'jual pnJc
r,-llrrn in Sterl
ir.g Silver te
li il-. alllliccourt
lv iace and dig
, ' v v. : s liii.h
,ir frfal-tf at
,, i .'di e Ird the
c iii'Iion or dis
' ..it i the hospi
a! : s of the (call.
Aie yuu pre
pa" for your
I Miii iy curving)
W'c prupiiie a i
I.inl trl in tin
C.,! .nhr for1
; , rr cwn tec, ot
r. an acccplable
g l!. Made in a
STEP IN AND
On the Corner
A C :. ere Trait.
A New W k i: 1 1 marries a China
man "'to bjo : o hrr parents." True
Chinese Eplrit. When a Chink wants
revenge he hangs himself on hli
anemy's front ijorch.
Mrs. Fannie A. Huberts, south-
' 'II ' I 1.1 L ' I i -M I '1, "S ' II' 1, l 11 I "
I a sample of Florida beans she
!trrew this season. The pod is Hi
inches lotifi the whole looks like
a riant hutteibeaii. It is ipiite a
curiosity for this climate.
Mo Guess Work
Men feel differently about different
things. But no man can feel other
wise than perfectly satisfied when he
buys a bill of lumber from us. He
may know nothing about the grade
of lumber, but he does know that he
gets exactly what he buys, and sees
it before he buys and pays for it-big
item, isn't it? Should a mistake
occur it is cheerfully corrected. Our
grades are right and our prices are
right. There is no bill too large for
us to handle and none too small to
receive our most careful attention.
Our motto is, "A satisfied cus
tomer is the best advertisement,5.
Tlie finest jewelers don't
sell lietler silverware, the
hirers! dealers don't sell it
i hi-aper than wo do.
Fur almost a iiiiu ter of
u century, wo have boon
selline; silverware for the
h tines of this cominumty,
and today that silver is prized
for its lieiiuty and its good
ness hy the owners.
Our St, Regis
Finest silver pinto, chtssie in
ilesiyn and lrirht in finish
is ideally pit id for home use.
Tea spoons S2."."i tl set.
Uesei t spoons !.". 00 tl set
Till ill" spoons: $t'i.(HI a set.
Knives and Forks li.TtO.
Ice tea spoons, salad
forksJ cream ladles, surar
spoons, Imtter knives and all
other pieces in this pattern
are in our stock at the most
In Sterling Silver
We .show the beautiful "Col
onial," the nearest to per
fection of all solid silver pat
terns. The illustration shows
the desiirn of the Colonial,
but does not show its e!e
tranee. We carry a complete
chest of Colonial silver and
II sinedo pieces from 50
cents to Sln.tM) cm h.
Your name it initials
enjiravcl on each piece free
On" silverware makes
the ii i-t acceptable and last
inj; Christinas (iifts.
Miss Sue Logan, teacher in the
Mexico High School, visited
friends in Columbia first of the
LESSONS IN PATRIOTISM.
Tlie Mlsnomian who hasn't
enocKh in itio to want a part iu the
laiildiiiK of the new oapitol for the
vtule he long, should Uk a few
lessons In patriotism aad cultivate
a spirit of appreclatloa for the civ
ilization he enjeye.
niii' n i mynm
COUNTRY LIFE INSTITUTE.
An Impartant Gathering To Be
Held At Vandalia.
Dr. Warren II. Wilson, of
New York City, semis tlie, Mes
sngotlio. folloviiiK iniportniit nn
The soeinl ami economic in
terests of country life will Le
discussed nt Ynmlulia, Mo., ly
iiotnLle speakers, on the last
lay of November and tlie first
two days of December. Country
school, country churches, ool
roads, farm cooperation and
better crops will he the theme
of the three days. The meetings
will be held in the I'aptist ami
The speakers are to be the
President of the State I'ni
versity, Dr. A. K'oss Hill; the
tamotis preacher, 1M. Closes
Breeze of Wisconsin; 1'iof.
Harold W. Koght of Kitksvilie,
Missouri, the author of "The
American ltural Scliool", uv
Clarence K. llatlidd ofilol.org,
'-iissotiri and K'ov. ('has. King
ol 'Louisiana, Mo. Dr Warren
II. Wilson of New York will
preside. It is hoped that Gov
ernor lladley will speak, and
Mr. Iv W. Stephens of Colum
The Chairman of the Com
mittee is Judge Guy McCtme
of Yatnlalia, and other members
are Dr J. C. Danish, Mr J,
Frazor Coontz and other lead
ing citizens of Vandalia. Tin
purpose of this mooting is to
advocate better country lite am
to discuss the use and improv
inent of country churches am
country schools in the interest
of the people that live in the
V. C. Azdell is completing
concrete culvert in the road near
his home. It makes an improve
ment in the appearance ot our
Joe Cal'er has returned to work
lor ij. Ai. Crooks. He occupies
the Dr. Cornett place.
Mrs. uaither Berry and two
children, Martha and Henry
Gaither, visited hoinefolks Sun
B. F. Shulse made a business
trip to Henry county last week
We hear he has traded his farm
the Atkinson place, for a farm in
that county and that they will
move there in the near future
Sorry to lose these good people.
E. M. Crooks and family visit
en ai roresi weavers ot iu',ir
uev. ii. a. nice linen nis a:
pointment at Liltleby Siiiulax
also preaching Monday night.
The protracted meeting a
I nity church closed last Fridav
Mrs. Denham is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Jim Denham, m ill
Quite a number of children, as
well ns the older folks, are sufur
mg with sore throats. Hope it's
WANT ITEMS. J
Old papers for sale at this offi
S ce. tf.
For Sale. 10 room dwelling
house. Convenient to the Public
Square. A bargain to somebody.
Address Message office.
For Sale: Brand new, eight
room residence, barn and other
improvements, together with 86
acres, more or less, at a bargain.
Or, will sell 83 acres without the
improvements. For mice and
i . ,--.
terms, write or see . J). Fon
viLle, Mexico, Mo.
FOR SALE: Fence posts,
gate posts, corner posts, 'phone
poles, props, etc. Will work tip
h lar? lot of tfood timlicr this
winter. Si huh sonsonod posts
now on hand. Writodimontions
and amount you need. II. I
Warden, tt. V. I ). .".
Inspect J. P. Powell's Harness
Mrs. Briscoe Dead.
Mrs. Lydia A. Briscoe, for
many years a resident of Monroe
county, near Santa Fe. died last
Saturday at the home of her Mis
ter, Mrs. Lady I'dakey, in Lincoln
county, whence Mrs. Briscoe went
about two months ago, intendim;
to spend the winter with her sis
ter. Her disease was tumor. She
was born in Lincoln county April
12, 1845. The husband died a
number of years ago. Four chil
dren survive her, as follows :
Brady Briscoe, of Oklahoma ;
fesse Briscoe, of Los Angeles,
Cali.: Albert Briscoe, of Zion
City, 111., and Mrs. Annie L. Mor
gan, of this city. She was a mem
ber of the Methodist church;
burial at Old Alexanuer.
Miss Nellie Morgan and J. E.
(Joodrieh, both of Mexico, the lat
ter having married a daughter of
leceased, Miss Bel lie Briscoe,
now tleceasetl, atteiideii the
We Are The First
to ship a car load of steel IVnct
posts jSce tlit'in.
Ferris & Cauthorn.
The New State of
New Mexico Needs You
Thousands of jjreat nppnrtuni
ties are gome; to waste for lack
of people to embrace them.
The Pecos Valley is the most
favored spot of the now State and
of the whole southwest.
Farming by Irrigation
Means all risks eliminated. oX
drouths, no floods, no crop failure.
Do you want to better your
condition? If so, let me tell you
more about this land of sunshine,
the glorious climate, the wonder
ful opportunities. Act at once
before the glorious opjiortunity
passes! Investigate! Ask nic.
I know quite a lot about this
country and will tell you the truth
in regard to it.
B. W. HALE
Lake Arthur, Xew Mexico
A Thing Of Beauty
is a lino of steel fence posts
every one alike, will not rot
will not rust, will stand any
Ferris & Cauthorn.
To Points in
Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma and many other States on
sale, first and third Tuesday of eatdi month, ttetnrn limit
2 days. Liberal Stopovers.
For completes particulars call or address,
I. M. RICHARDS, Agent Wabash,
On the First Tuesday of Each Week,
Chicago & Alton Railroad
Will sell round trip Iloineseekers tickets at reduced
rates to many points in several of the Southern, Southwest
ern and Western States.
Also on every day Kound Trip Winter Tourist tickets
to points in Florida, and to Havana, Cuba, Mobile, Xew
Orleans, Houston, San Antonio, Corpus, Christiand Browns
ville; and to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle,
Ta co in a and otlior points on the Pacific Coast.
For full particulars and rates call on or write,
T. L. MARSHALL, Agent.
The Chicago & Alton R. R.
BENTON CITY ITEMS.
Mrs. Vi Wright of Mexico was
a guest at Aunt Sarah Tratchc s
Win. Day and family of Hunts
ville visited friends here Sunday
The ladies of the Preshytei );,
church served dinner at Then.
Kellerhalls' sale Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Owen visit
etl in Mexico Saturday and Sun.
Mrs. F. E. Okey was the guest
of Mrs. Hobt. Oll'utt Sunday.
-Mr. Hay ward, of Boulder
v oio is the guest of Ins daughter
Mrs. W. II. Coil.
Elwood Douglass entertained
ds little friends at n birthdav
party Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Maggie Romans of Colin,,.
hia and Mrs. Jno. Wayne of M x
ico visited friends nere Suudav
evening between trains.
The Bible Class Social of the
Christian church will be held at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Davis next Thursday evening.
Frank Miller was operated on
for appendicitis Tuesday morn
ing. Dr. Moore of Mexico did the
operating, assisted by Drs. Cor
net, Douglass and Gibbs. Mr. Mil
ler's many friends hone for l,w
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Coil ami
I he hitter's father. Mr. Havwanl
visited at Al. Coils, near Venice.
Fire last Tuesday at noon
caught in the rear of the Colli, i.
Lumber Company's plant, at the
side of the railroad, ami wrought
a damage to lumber stock of
about $400. The fin- department
prevented a big blaze.
U'. 60 YEARS'
quickly lurnrttihi our opinion fra tint her u
iiiTenilon ts prntifiMy pmeuinhie. (Nmmitinirn
li.niiKtrloily rontitionHiil. HANDBOOK on I'ntnta
unt free. Olilmt unite? taf ecurl( patent n.
I'meum taken tlimuirh lunu & Co. receive
9pciai notice, without chence, lu tb
A Yiandaomelf lUnotnitM week If. T.nrreit rlr
ru latum of efiT rlentldo lmtrna.1. Term, t'-i 4
AnronenenrllttK nkHeh mid ctoacrlptton mar
venr: four months. U Sold by all newsdealer
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