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title: 'Monroe City Democrat. (Monroe City, Mo.) 1888-1919, December 15, 1898, Image 8',
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V IE DEMOCRAT
w. . rouse,
R. F. HIXSON,
MONROE CITY, MO.
The Milliner - Tudie Hwinkey
Goto R. ManntngWalker'
cr IMv wedding rings.
J amen Spalding of Hnnne
Well, was transacting businetl
in the city Friday.
Miss Bessie McCHntic has
been visiting her sister, Mrs, E. 1
P. Mclson, in St. Louis.
Sen int; Machines $22,50 best
in the world.
R Marking Walker,
Grover Cleveland is not "ai, j
ex confenerate fosil," but he op-1
poses expansion just the same.
Secy. Gaffe says the war tax '
must stop. You bet it must, so
tbe Dingley deficit will not show j
!t is a -in to steal a pin. Hut
to steal the Philippines is dif
ferent. That is "national" expansion.-
K. 0, Times.
The M jnroe City D3M03Jt T
wants a whipping pont estab-
lisiied and ives good reason-,'
for it. StoutsviMe Banner.
i he big cut price sale still
Weyler had a good tiling out goes on by J. B. Anderson.
of Colonia I Governorships, prob
'i'', . La .tmiilvr tii i -i l ,'.nir- nllanllnn f,.
m ,. . . . 1 1 . j v . v... . . , v iitii.iivivu i. j
i the place where you can lind what you may
Itffl nfr fnr n
As Usual it is at the
! "1 Reliable Drug House" i
IB. O. WOOD I
Samuel Cleaver, of Brookfield,
'was attending; to business in
the city Thursday.
Wall paper the latest styles a
the lowest prices at
Raney & Saunder's
A. (.'. Spalding of Hunnewell
was in the city Friday looking
after his mule interests.
Home r Eastern money to
loan on good larnii at 7 per een t
interest and no commission
Johnson A Davenport
The Battleship New York was
the first American war ship to
enter the Havana Harbor after
the destruction of the Maine.
Government expenses were
larger than the revenue last
year, -Globe-Democrat. Com
ment is unnecessary.
j In his message to Congress,
I i,.. r ..... :,i.... c,.. i 4..
luu i. icaiucui, iuiuui lu leier
to "Bro. Abner" and his fat
Joseph A. Hickman found a
ladies pocket book containing
army contracts he will locate money at the H. & St. Joe de-
them. And that pension claims I"Jl ,ilsl " euuesuay evening,
shall not be railroaded through. ; Rau iur the Burlington R. R.
It has given the Monroe City
ably that is what the adminis
tration wants With the island.-,.
FOR KEN T.
120 acres of good corn ground,
4') acres will have to be plowed
By hi own request Gen.
Wheeler is to be relieved from
-active service unless war is re
newed. Hut he will be kept on
the active service list.
The Little Giant" Geo. (',.
Vest fears the expansion theorv
will convert the American peo
ple into a nation of warriors in
stead of traders.
Some one wants to know what
the iron and sieel situation is.
Iron is all right, but you will
have to go to Washington to
find out about the steal. Kan
bas City Times.
Senator Vest has served no
tice on the Republican party
that if there lias been fraud in
Sewing Machine oil and need
les at Walkers, the jeweler
J. B. Anderson is still giving
away suits and overcoats.
Wall Paper never so cheap
Hanky & Saunders.
Rev. C, Or Christian, pastor
of the Presbyterian church at
Shelbitm, was in the city Thurs
day enroute to Paris. Paris is
thecounty seat and there are
some pretty and lovable f,rirls
up there. Lookout for wedding
Formerly there were L'OO Span
ish employees in the Havana
Electric Light and Power Co.
an order for an arc light. It is
to be placed at the east end of
the platform at the H. and St.
Joe depot It is for a double
purpose. It av ill be a great
I'M . - I ti 111,. J i .-lii..
. w v ,H i.iuvii i i i '
pers at the yards as they do;
most of their loading after dark
and it will also light the ap-
a. . ,, , ,i proa dies to the depot from
postoflhee and it was open each I ' ' '
alternate dav. Now there are ,, ,. 4
i MA...U..U.11 i,.,ii and from Winter Street on the
only 20 American .Mail handlers
in it and it is open for business! '
For Guns and Ammunition
call at A. Jaeger's Hardware
Investigate the merits of the
Monarch Mixed Paint and you
will use no other. For sale by
Raney & Saunders.
Handley & Willis sold a car
load of good mules to Pennsyl
vania parties Friday. They
were shipped to the eastern
Chas. E. Purnell, of Kansas
City, traveling agent for the
P. G. R. R. spent the latter
yart of the week in the city
with old friends.
J. L. Lyon, agent at H. &
St. Joe depot lias quit, his kick
ing. A nice soft, warm cushion
has been placed in his office
chair and he is now comfortable.
Kid McCoy and Sharkey are
matched for a fcl'O.OOO mill be- I
fore the Lenox Athletic Club
earl)' in January. The winner
will then challange Fitzshn-mons,
If you want to rent a good
gun go to A. Jaeger.
j All dress goods go at leas
i than cost. J. B. Anderson.
When the officer who was
I sent by Secy. Staunton to se
cure the hoopskirts and water
proof in which Jefferson Davis
had been captured, made known
his errand to Mrs. Davis, she
replied. "Certainly, sir, cer
tainly, and any other of my
cast off clothing which Mrs.
Staunton may need. National
The A. F. &A. M. lodge have
held their annual election and
had a jolly good time. The
was some heavy trad-
rJc-,,ir.l ht, 1 IVumin
ii . i.ii.i.- v y .i 'in. in. r .1 l
Another great discovery has too '"C the latter part of the week,
made, and that to, by a lady iu thill S. B. GiUUand traded the Gem
country. "Diaease fastened it City Pharmacy in Quincy to Dr.
dutches upon her and for seven yearn Qeo t Turner, of this citv. for
the Withstood iu severest test, lut'.. Klla,Ma ,wlm ,llv. ,"1
her vital organ wen; undermined audi '
death issued imminent. For three) Dv tl,e rurner Drug Co.. and
nonths she coughed InoMtSBtly, and' the brick at the corner of Main
eould not bleep. Shettiinlly discovered and Summer Streets, know at
a way to recovery, by purcnasin' or ; the Bouhvare building, and OC-
A. Burnett, of Bell Flower,
III., was in the city Thursday,
looking for a location. He was
pleased with this country and
when he left for .home thought
it more than likely that he
would return and become one of j the lowest
What will the President do?
It was reported, by the daily
press Friday, that Japan had
offered Uncle Sam $800,000,000
for the Philippines. If the report
is true, it would be a good
thing to let lose of the tail
hold and let the Jap's have it.
Yellow Jaundice Cured.
j following officers were re-elect-ed:
J. L. Lyon, ,W. M. ; J. H
McOllutic, S. W.; W. C. Van
Glahn, J. W. ; John Jarman,
Treas. ; W. R. P. Jackson, Sec
retary and those appointed
were B. O. Wood. S. D. ; Geo.
Settle. J. D ; and H. S. Willis,
I - . ., ..
j Could anything be more iron-
icle or contemptuous than this:
I The message is a good document
to keep handy on the literary
reference shelf. Globe Demo-
Icrat, Dec. 7. When a message
of a Republican President is too
weak for the Globe-Democrat
to laud to the skies, you can bet
your boots there is nothing iu
Mon ey to Loan.
We have plenty of money to
oan on any and all kinds of
first class real estate security.
Our rate of interest is as low as
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. Mei.son & Co.
(Successors to Melson & Rag-
HI a hottlo of Dr. Kliitf ' Ntw Dis
covery for ConHumptton, and 'wan ho
relieved on taking1 flrnt done, ihut he
cupied by Williamson & Rags-
dale. Mr. Ciliiland then turned
naosoiuMJiycur'.ii. xmr nuinu-i ji. tr. .iJ ifS'iu lor ipo.UUU. I lie
I.uthe. Lutz. ThuH write W. : Gt.m City Pharmacy will be
nich & Co., ot Slielhy, N. C, I nlove,l t(J !lis dity and op,.Jld
ttlM free at B. O. Wood's ..... I . , .
Suffering humanity should he sup
plied witfi every 0)0 SRI possible for
its relief. It is with pleasure we
publish the following: "This is to
certify that I was a terrible sufferer
from Yellow Jaundice for over six
months, and was treated 'by some of
the best physicians in our city and
Senator Dodge, of Ohio, paid
I the Great State of Missouri
i this compliment. ''Missouri is
exceptionally fortunate in
that there has been no decrease
in population among the rural
communities of this state. In
Ohio fully one third of the
Counties have lost in
population on account of the
agricultural de:esssion, and in
illlionds, Indiana and in
slept nil ni-ht: and with two bottles i the two store rooms over to W.
has liem absolutely cured. H.ir name I R. P. Jcks n for $G 000. The
Us Miv. Luther I.utz.
. lin 1 1 n ri vn nrp .'4 re w:i .n r t 1
1..... si f.ii... I4sii ila .'il L rtnif I " I' ' ' 'm " ' - ' ' " -
h.11 l,i no MVH.il. Dr. Mrlt. ftur druir
dst,rejomm.indedKleotrie Bitters; and nearly all the other states,
after taking two hottles, I wasentirely ! conditions are the same." Rah.
cured I now tako great pleasuru iu j or Missouri she leads them all
recommending them to any person , an(j i1Hr uuances are in
suiterlng uon this terrible malady.
I am gratefully yours, M. A.Hogarty,
I;xingUin, Ky." Sold by B. O.
good shope as her agricultural
affairs and her taxes are lower
Y. M. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jaeger
cave a theater party to the
Young Married Club Thursday
evening. After attending the
plnj "Mu'ls Sacrifice" by the
Jack Potts Comedy Co.. the
quests were taken to the Moess
ner restaurant where an elegant
oyster supper was served. The
party was composed of C. M.
Sullivan and bride. Walter Mos
and wife. J. Ragsdale and wife.
W. A. Williamson and wife. J.
A. Melson and wife. W. M. Med
calf and wife. Wm. WesthotT
and wife and B. (!. Moss and
wife. Taken all in all it was
one of the social events of the
season and a very pleasant one.
This is in up-to-date paper
and we want its patrons, sub
scribers and readers to think
and feel that we want every
scrap of news that is fresh and
of interest to them. But on the
other hand, well knowing that
they do not want clippings that
are ten days old to read, nor
matter that has been published,
we say please do not request us
to do it. for that class of mat
ter will kill any paper, and be
lieving that our interest is your
interest, knowing that your in
terests are our interest we feel
safe in declining and believe
that yon will not ask us to
break the rule.
Through a mistake but never
theless an unintentional over
sight we neirlected to ask Clao-
per and Stoutsville to join in
the Rabbit Hunt, but now do so
cheerfully. Come, join in. and
though the invitation was one
j week late wt hope that instead
j holding a grudge against us you
will bring just that "many more
rabbits in to make us feel boll)
good and bad at the same time.
Harper's Weekly presents
figures to show that the expan
sion policy we are embarking
upon will cost us over $200, 000,
OOii additional expense each
year, and that the returns there
from will make a sorry show
ing on the other side of the
ledger. If this be true it is dif
ficult to see where the profit to
our people comes in. We doubt
if our people are willing to pay
this price for an opportunity to
civilize a lot of half savages.
When the Senate convenes next
month and the question coimvs
up for discussion, the real facts
and truth in regard to these is
lands will probably be made
known. It is to be hoped that
this question may receive full
and fair discussion in order that
the people may have sufficient
data to form an Intelligent judg
ment. It ought not to be made
a question of party politics but
decided upon the facts and what
is best for all the poeple of this
country and no other. The
Anglo-Saxon disposition to ac
quire lands may lead us into
dangerous experiments and
some allowance should he made
for this inherent disposition.
If the parties are to follow
their tradition, the Democratic
party would be for expansion
and the Republican opposed:
but the out-look is that the
Democratic party will refuse to
go beyond the Western hemis
phere. Let our Senators rise
above party and be statesmen,
at least on this issue. Let them
cast their visions over the held
of the present and as far info
the future as their prophetic
eye can scan, and settle this
question right. This country
has never undertaked anything
in which it did not succeed and
if we take charge of all the ac
quired territory we will govern
it, but it may be an expensive