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title: 'Monroe City Democrat. (Monroe City, Mo.) 1888-1919, December 01, 1898, Image 3',
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Clara '"I saw m.h.p funny
looking mugs In a window on
Pi fill avenue Hie other day."
Cora "What elttb was it?"--Yorikers
what lit you
f Jr. ice Hut
mean by Maying Mr Daiiliaway tbHorbs and
is such a ladylike man. d'-ar?"
Flo "Hi- cant raise a mus
tache.' World's (Tunic
Mrs. Hoyle - "So, your si r
Vant lighted tin? tin.- with kero
sene and suffered tin- coimequen
Uses of Charcoal.
Foul water is purified iiy it.
Tainted meat can be swget
'lied by its use.
No better known disinfectant
can be used.
Charcoal is so porous that it
STATE ELECTION RETURNS.
Secretary Lesueur Announces
Official Figures for a Few
L'K Secretary of Stat; Lesueur
has announced the following S
official returns of the last elec- Q
tion: ; fj
For Juilire of the Supreme iflJ
1 Sharp & Donley 1
Strewn over the skins of birds
and annuals it will prevent alj ; Court, long term Marshall,
unpleasant odors. !S.H.r.,770: Plnkeinburg, 265,4241
A teaspoonful added to a half Vorie, 9987; Robinson. 2988;
a glass of water is a remedy for ! Sanderson, lf)4f: Custenborder,
ces? Mrs. L" yle "Yes, the acidity of the stomach and ottetl 1056i scattering. 54; Marshall's
mean tiling. It wasn't her day relieves sick headache. plurality, 80,872.
out."- - Town Topics.
First Jury man "What did
ft absorbs the gases and re
For Judire of tin
lieves the distended stomach Court,
pressing against the nerves
which extend from the stomach
to the head.
vou think when the iudlfe Com
mltled Dobson to prison for
contempt of court?'' Second
.Juryman - "I was glad he wasn't. Charcoal laid on a burn cans
a mind reader." Green Hatf. es the pain to abate immediate
.. ... i : . l l :
:.: :i iv. iiiii uv ICU6WIIIK iin: uimiii
lwiwvc bi. - . ( Schools (Jarriuirton, 287.218:
kHhllll Tllll IIWUI HIIU VMIV iv-
is nut , i, -in .-. few dttVH. Kirk, 2o4 268; Brown, W5d8;
"No. said til
J will never ii-mvseii down 10 :
one man" ' 'Per liana." he re-
plied, sarcastically, "if 1 organ- Philadelphia Record.
ize a syndicate you will con- Senator Matt Quay is 65 years
aider our t-ffer.''- Philadelphia old and has held and resigned
.North A merica u.
short, term Valliaut,
288,186; Hlgbee, 258.178; Liv
ingston, H7."2: Orr, 2871; Hoebn.
1081; Cunningham, 1084; scat-,
terlng, 65; Val Hunt's plurality.
For Superintendent of Public
Thank you for Past Patronage. They have Taken
IRA, P, STEPHEN
0 In as a partner in their Grocery House end the
j NEW HFM
SS Sharp, Donley & Stephens
X Have Purchased the J. W, BUPDITT
1 Butcher Business
And ask you for the continuance of past favors,
"J see that they art going to
play frolf ou Sunday in Chicago."
"Well?" "it doesn't seem quite
rlifht to trive un Sunday to or-
dinary .'-ports." Why, bless I
your heart, golf Isn't '- sport."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Hicks "It is hardly possible
that a marriage should come out Us all in the family
of it between two such persons." no dif. because
Wicks "1 don't know. He is a
regular sdck, and she has (jot
enough brimstone in her to ma ke
a match."- Boston Transcript.
Whan do they call the mi
crobes that breed diseases.
Bond, 2812; Kendall, 1046;
Kaucher, 1021; Carrington's
I plurality, 32,950.
for Railroad and Warehouse
Commissioner McCully, H7.-
002; Hathaway, 254,495; Hillis,
9685; Williams. 2828; Klorz.
1640; Andrews, 10.".!); scattering,
58; McCully's plurality. 82,507.
every office in Pennsylvania,
except that of Governor and
U. S. Senator. If'" is a past
master in politics and bossism
having learned it from Simon
Cameron, lie is now cm trial
for What is more dear to him New York society iias picked
than life, political prestage. It up the gauntlet and Is making
is a flirht to the death between it hot for the investigating com
be and Wannamaker and as it
it makes tion and it is a pertinent one.
"Incompetency is not the only
J. H. SIMPSON,
Watcliim alter mil Icrweleia
1EAI.,KI I IV
PWfcy-, iwi I have had 40 years experience in the optical
!gfeS& business and will test your eyes as good as any
irsSC so-called o t ician. Satisfaction jivi a or n oney
rE3HN5 FEE v wu be refunded. I have attended the optica
lectures and have the exj ennce In fitting glasses.
WATCH REPAIRING A SPEIALTY.
"Willie run ttie White House.
Vice l run the bur,
Waunlo runs tho Sunday School:
And d m, it hero w a are."
A nice kettle of lish from
point ol view.
mittee. Society asks this ques- Arriving at tho now camp lnt Mon
day noon, I founu it situatoa in an
old cotton Held on tho outskirts of
town and twenty miles from the loot
i of tin1 mountains.
reason for soldiers complaint.
See the books. Yours is tin
duty to lix the responsibility.
itt i , i . . . . 1 1 et. i
I U L I ' ' i i .1 j.t-j.jv.'. u im win ihiiii.i
received?'' Pointed questions,
grumbling and kick
band for they wero
John?" "Please, sir, germs."
Correct and what do they
call the people who know diow
to handle germs In a scientific
r"'"Please, sir. Germans.
Grant C. Gillett, the bio-
and charging rottenne
Kansas cattle feeder, is missing, the witnesses and commission
His paper is scattered from dare give honest answers? The
Frisco to New York. He left people know, ?nd the comniis
10,000 cattle In a feed lot on slon and its bulldozed witnesses
First Girl "1 was in front
last night, dear, to see you play
Juliet." Second fJirl Yes. 1
which there is
$208,000 and lit
i mortgage of
had 6,35)0 in an
other bunch on lull feed and
they also carry a heavy mort
tratre. ft is thouirht that his
know you were; but you needn't cattie wlu considerably more
. A II 1l J ll.il I. "
nave miiteo so louu an ui. ou , , ,ls ndebte(lnesg, U
my best .cenes. First uirl
! it from the people,
in the name of God
the humanity come
"Oh, but you must be mistaken,
dear; it c luldu't possibly have
been . 1 never talk in my
The following is a Dakota
paper's account of a cyclone:
A southeasterly wind hurled
tumble weeds and Russian this
tles through the air at a fifty
mile !,rait and the gate went
too. Many stoves were drawn
out of the chimneys; the strong
wind bleW down the neck of a
bottle and tore the bottom out.
Nebraska wagon tracks passed
through the town by thousands,
The strain on the wire fences
were so.great that staples were
drawn (mi on the north side of
the posts. A kerosene barrel
Btandlng In front ,.f a grocery
store was. sucked out of the buiitf
hole and turned inside out like
a lady's slipper. The dirt flew
from a post hole on a hillside
and left the hold Sticking out
about two feet, with, no dirt
around it. Old cellars tumbled
and rolled up against the hill
and will be a total loss to their
Owners unless they can be cut
up and sold for post holes.
Everything was more or less
whaken up. "
Money to Loa
We have plenty of money to
oan on any and all kinds of
first class real estate security.
Our rate of interest is us low as
the lowest. Call on us if you
desire a loan or wish to renew
the one you have at a lower
rate. Pay your interest direct
to this office.
J. A. Mki.son & Co.
(Successors to Melson & R ,,;
Is strange that man will let his
ambition lead him Into trouble.
Every cattle king, corn king,
(iood, good for morality,
good for the sports who put up
their money, good for the
toughs who got it in the neck.
Harry Beecher, Bporting editor
cotton king and wheat king that for the New York Journal fore-
jtliis country has produced, has
Hone down to ruin.
""All kinds of strange tales are
coming from the U. S. soldier
boys at Porto Rico. They are
charging the officers with starv
ing them and with having them
pegged to the ground in the
mud and water for the slightest
en fractions of the rules. "A
humane war." It seems that
the only thing that seperates
, American officer from the Amer
ican Indian of thirty years ayo
is, the Indian staked his victim
and then built a slow fire on
his stomach, while the officer
omits the tire.
FOR California" TOURISTS.
The Burlington Route lias
weeklv tourist sleeper excur
sions, personally conducted (by
a BurlillgtOU Route Atfenl
every Wednesday from St
Louis, and Thursday from Kan
sas City and St. Joseph to Los
Angeles and San Franscisco.
The route is via Denver, Scenic
Colorado, Salt Lake City with
98 per cent, sunshine through
out the year. Ask Ticket
Agent or write,
L. W. WAKKLBYi
General Passenger Aent.
St. Louis, Mo.
J. A. Crank and Miss Mollie
McGill were united in marriage
at the lluptist church at Stouts
ville Thursday evening, Rev.
J. E. Travis, of this city, offici
ating. The De.MOUHVx' exteuds
told the result
it came off
of the Corbett-
j The boys wei
, Ina to beat tin1
till on traveling rations and no paj
for last month, consequently there
lias been more? ''mooching" foraging
dona this week by the 4th Mo. than
I ever. Turkeys, chickens, ducks, sweet
potatoes and pei'sii ns constitute
our side dishes and our "moss" of
I eight has the imputation of being the
I best rustlers. We are very well pleas-
od with our winter quarters though
i they are not quite complete, mess halls
for each company are being built, tho
cook shacks are finished and the camp
' is beginning to assume a comfortable
and almost cheerful look.
Discipline has slackened several de
grees and Arllllng has not yet begun,
itlll, notwithstanding all privileges
and decrease In actual duty, there is
more discontent among the men than
at any tlmo before,
Tho prospect f going to Cuba Is
never discussed and the mere .mention
The real object of pledging
the United States not to annex
Cuba was to give Cuba an in
; terval In which to issue bonds
j which would go to par when
Cuba was ultimately annexed.
This was the scheme: The
I United States pledges itself to
let Cuba establish its oven gov
ernment; a war fo free Cuba
from Spain: a large bond issue
j by the Cuban government; sale
of bonds at a low price, and a
.free distribution of the bonds
, among Congressmen, and ti"01"
"bond ring" politicians. Final
ly, in a year or two it will be
I discovered by these bondhold
ers that the Cubans are incapu
ble of self government, when
the United Slates will annex
Cuba and pay the worthless
. bond. There are millions in
sight for the rotten Administra
tion and Radical Congressmen,
i Benton. La., Banner.
An Iowa farmer of near Web-
it. the night before of garrison duty brines a shower oflsterCity ought to be credited
And in doing SO epithets upon the speaker. with being the meanest man on
lie said: "It is a put up job to
give the fight to Sharkey on a
foul in the ninth round. I now
make this prediction before
witnesses." If true then Mc
Vey Corbett's man sold out.
But that is neither here nor
there. The LT. S. people have
conniption fits over a Mexican
or Snanish bull flffllt. where an
armed bioed of the
species fights a bovine that has
only natures arms and talk
about 'Humane" acts
Thoro are two distinct camps here, In earth. He kept his wife on a
all about "000 men, the remainder of straight corn diet tor ten years
the corps is scattered over this state Um, w,m,j ot
ana liuorgia win nvivuituarw .v
Warm dnvs and cold nights with
rain last ween: tin- air is pure and
in vlgoratlng. To make quarters com
fortable for the winter three tents arc
joined, two bunks or eon are made in
the end tents, which we call pullman's
human I and tho Center or drawing room has a
hole cut In the Door or stoves, wlucn
are now at the Commissary. We use
siiimII ;il stoves for private oooklllg
Which Itllltlll Ill-All m.I set for healinir dish water
is the most reprehensible of the etc. Hydrants giving a good How or
a a ,,-. fi... r ... nnA nKiwllant water are placed convenient-
you will solve the problem.
1 v nrtiu' the kit. 'hen of each t'o.
V. M. U. A. tent has follOW63 us and
The Semi Weekly Itepublio has so i will soon be ready for tin' soldiers,
many advantages as a new gatherer so take it all In all. Camp Wetherill
that no other paper can claim to bo j is not a bad place to spend the season,
its equal. The whole Held of news U j Ili name has two origins, fll'St, after a
eovered thoroughly. The special I brave young offldOl' who was killed at
features and illustrations are always I Uantlogo, then the boys think U an knocked
. , . .. , ,... i
l.sl More noted writers con- , appropriate name lor reason .h 111
tribute tO Itt columns than to any i hard rains they had to contend with . j
permit her to have the farm
and to cap the climax be tried to
kill her Saturday night. Nich
olas Casey is his name and lie
is Wealthy, li that had occurr
ed in Missouri his neighbors
would have attended his funer
,tl and there would have been a
Uncle Sam launched another
battleship Saturday morning at
San Francisco. Miss Kli.ebeth
Stephenson christened it. The
Wisconsin is the largest battle
ship built for the Unitet State
by the Union Iron Works.
Little Miss Lucile Gage,
daughter of the Governor-elect
the last chock out
that sent the beautiful vessel
,.1 miuK rif its e ass. It IS I he U'sl ew .lays nere. -some wi ,n-m
II.llUI CM' '
published especially to meet tho wants j substitute "ho" for "i." The town
of that large class of readers who and oountry near is typically South
have DOt the opportunity or cannot 1 ern. the. chief products being eotlon
afford to read a daily paper. I and nlggorst the colored people ore
....,.! 1 ....1.1., .!.. vnitv ualUa and (five little trouble in
1 ie li ,'L'l .vie, ... v. j .
..( ,1... ti,.,,,illie has never been eaual-1 this section
Wl fcliv v' I '
od in the history of .lournalisru in
this or any other country.
The Semi-Weekly Ropubllfl has a
1 irjfur circulation now than any other
news weekly or Sfrml-weekl) .
Beml-Weekly ItepubllOi one year $1.00
Ukm )i;uA,r, one yoar 1.00
Both one year b"j
Address all orders to
UliMOCUAT 1'ltINTINO CO.
Monroe t ity Mo.
of the state, but there
have been several important murders
amon the whites the past few days,
lt-ulmuntal picket duty Is disp isel
with, hut a heavy prove guard" 'a- j
trols tho streets of the near by tow p.
The only Information 1 can K"t mi
ri'eard U..lack-on is that lie wax s ul
to a Lancaster hospital, jlie w.ll I
probably be homo on a furlough,
RnBV, C UANSTON. j
Co. Wi tth Missouri, Croenvill
S vjt 'Jilli I.
w.vNT:-':p-..;.,nt, ror"iilitory oftboSpsa
I th AiasrlMN Wiir," iiv Unit. Uiiiry Wntor
I Mm. a smaUsts snthsiiUo bUtofyi IUustmt
1 ,',i with over W fuUss bslftonoi ami uihii,
rich MtUNd pIMUMS, Ljlrgti tovhI oMSTe
volume. INpSfb eutlit, postpaid fr only M
ofiit (sUuepi isktM, Moil libers Isnts siv
imi. TU fsstsl opportunity "f too ysst, Ad-
.lri",: fM Wl.KNKR COMI'ASY, Akn.r,
i'he eastern society belles
have concluded that "Society
does not need more sleep and
that social functions ought to
end at midnight."
G. P Muld took iu the