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Tuesday, March 5, 1918, is
AT OUR STORE
Come Early id Avoid Delays. Tell Your Nepors
For the Benefit of users of De Laval Cream
Separators we Have Arranged
A DE LAVAL SERVICE DAY
E urge that every De Laval user bring his
complete separator to our store for careful
inspection, which will be made FREE of
charge. Should any part, due to unusual wear or
accident, need to be replaced this will be done, the
only charge being for the price of the new parts
used, no charge for service. A De Laval repre
sentative will be with us and assist with this im
portant work. Bring in your separator complete,
(it is not necessary to bring in the base if inconve
nient to do so) on the date mentioned and get the
benefit of his advice on the care and operation of
your separator, as well as the free service. It is our
wish and that of the De Laval Co. that every De
Laval separator give the best satisfaction at the
least cost. Remember the date, March 5.
to Visit Our Schools. .PERSONAL POMIER
During the next week, beginning
February 25. Prof. H. L dcWilliams Items of Interest About Your
who directs athletics for men in the
Normal School at Kirksville, will
call upon the high schools and pos
sibly Borne of the rural schools of
Monroe County. It is his desire to
meet the seniors who will soon be
graduating from high school, the
teachers thruout the several schools
and as many others who are inter
ested in higher education as he can
"Curly" will present the work and
aims of the Normal School, and
incidentally, may, if pressed to . do
so, tell how he has. been succeeding
in turning out championship teams
in football and baseball. You
should see and hear him, for he is
a clean sportsman and will have an
A. JAEGER, Jr., Monroe City.
The A. F. and A M. Lodge of this
city has greatly improved its hall
by repapering. painting, changing
the light wiring and various other
minor improvements, with the re
suit that the room presents quite a
neat and cozy appearance. The
lodue has planned a full attendance
tonight (Frida) and every mem
ber is earnestly requested to be
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
B. T. Gentges. of Farmington. Mo.,
on Feb. 12th. The young man
weighed 9 pounds and will answer
to the name of Charles R.
' eanna Smith, of Hannibal
ves near this city.
According to a svstem inaugurat
ed by tbe Federal Government, the
Peoples' Mills in this city will not
be allowed to grind any more wheat
until the 1st of March. They can
buy all the grain they want to and
are getting it in all the time, but
the mill. cannot be run The reason
for this is that mills are allowed to
consume only a certain per ceut of
the wheat in their territory in a
given length of time Palniyr..
MTss Emma Bell Jackson accom
panied by her sister, Mrs Yancy
Byrd, of Hunnwell. went to Kirks
ville yesterday to 6te their hrother,
Dimmitt who is there in the hos
pital He is much improved.
me tarm tractor is coming, in
fact it is already here. Like the
motor car and the telephone they
will come into general use whether
you want them or. not. The aver
age farmer had just as well make
up his mind and arrange his busi
ness accordingly to buy a tractor.
l tie price ot toe oeel steer is so
low that feeders are losing monev
fattening it. Tne price of beef on
me diock is so nign tnat ine man
who works for a salary can't afford
to eat it. ' Ihe packers are getting
fabulously rich on tbe profits be
tween tbe two prices.
ine oacK to tne larm cry is no
longer a joke, it is a wail on tbe
part of those who have, seen the
error of their ways and w,ould be
glad to get back and find that thel
farm has not gone away ahead of
Stock Hogs-1 will sell at Garth
Elzea's sale on Feb. 26th, 30 bead
of 50 pound stock hogs.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Yates and Mr.
and Mrs. L. 12 Hagan are attending
the Missouri Retail Clothiers Con
vention in St. Louis this week.
It must be a mistake about Ok
lahoma farmers feeding wheat to
hogs. The wheat is worth more
than tbe hogs, for one thing.
Another of life a little mysteries
is why tbe price of ice should go up
after what happened in these parts
in December and January.
Mrs T. P. Middleton. of Bucklin
spent part of the week in this city
witb her mother, Mrs. Mary Rqfese
A suit with some peculiar features
was filed in the circuit court here
yesterday by Harry Newmyer, cat
tle buyer, against the Wabash rail
road for damages for the loss of 17
hogs Mr. Newmyer shipped a
load of hogs from here to St Louis
and when weighed and put in the
car here there were 98 of them.
When the car arrived at St. Louis
there were but 81. What became
of the others is a mystery,' but it
thought they were either stolen or
there was a mix-up in the cars. Mr.
Newmyer is asking $575 for tbe
loss of the hogs. Judge C. G. Bus
ter is attorney for the plaintiff
The latest in food conservation is
the talk of a potato week; If this
is actuaiy necessary to conserve
the wheat, just let it come. The
people of this country are willing
and ready to make most any
sacrifice to win the war but this
potato week talk sounds mightly like
it came from speculators who have
large quantities), .spuds on their
hands. Is there a nigger in the
Mrs. Chris Boehringer was ar
rested at Shelbina last Saturday,
by Deputy U. S. Marshal W. B.
Fahy on a charge of "giving utter
ance to certain words to cause dis
loyalty in the military forces of the
United States." The prisoner was
arraigned before U. S. Commission
er at Hannibal and released on a
$ZUUU.UU bond lor ner appearance
oo March 13.
Test your seed corn. It has been
thoroughly demonstrated that corn,
like many other things, is not al
ways what it seems. Planting seed
at haphazard has gone out of dapl
because the up-to-date farmer has
found out that not all corn is good
for seed, although . it may look
W. M. Adcock and Judge S. P.
Beaven. both of Fulton, are here to
see after the income tax and they
are busy people. Judging from the
time required to determine the in
comes of some of our citizens it
will surely require a month to com
pltte the work in Monroe City.
A Pie Supper will be given for
the benefit of the Red Cross at the
Hassard school house Saturday
evening Feb. 23, 1918. Show your
patriotism by your attendance.
K. M. Noel, of Madison, has ac
cepted a position in Southern &
Spalding's drug store. Mr. Noe
comes highly recommended and
from appearance the firm is fortu
nate in securing his services.
Stock Hogs I will sell at Garth
Elzea's sale on Feb. 26th, 30 head
of 50 pound stock hogs.
lhose woo are downneurted on
account of being compelled to eat
bran and ' shorts and war flour
should cheer up. Spring is coming
and with it will come green grass
and sheep sorrel and greens.
Neighbors and Friends.
Mrs. B T Whirton went to Paris
Wm. Young spent Friday in
Miss Nell Landers spent Satur
day in Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Be3hears spent
Saturday in Quincy
A local option campaign is brew
ing in Marion county.
Mr 8. R. L Young is visiting at
the home of C. A. Lawson.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom VanMarter
spent Saturday in Clapper. I
Mrs. Albert Bixler, of Ely was
shopping in this city Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Will VanMartox-
were Quincy visitors Friday.
Mrs. Geo. Robison is visiting rel
atives in Shelbina this week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B Williams are
visiting in Clapper this week.
Rev Lee R. Sparks transacted
business in Palmyra Monday.
Mrs. Frank Potterfield returned
to her home in Ely Saturday.
Mr, and Mrs. H. C. Corder. of Ely
were shopping in this city Monday.
J. C. Gillam is buying and ship
ping walnut timber in this vicinity.
Miss Bess Wharton .went to Co
lumbia, Saturday for awo weeks
Miss Claudia Greeves left Satur
day for Quincy where she will visit
Mrs. C. L Carpenter.
Mrs. Harold Ballard spent Satur
day in Shelbina with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas. I
Mrs. R. F. Stoddard went to)
Palmyra Monday for a visit with her
daughter, Mrs. Cliff Jacobs. (
Mrs. Herb Oldson returned to her
home in Hannibal Monday after
several davs visit in this citv.
Miss Ruby Bess Jackson who at- i 1
tends school in this city spent from S
Saturday until Monday in Ely. j
Mrs. W. Watson has been visiting
at the home of her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. D. H. Cranston of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Junes White and )
his sister, Katie White were Hanni- ,
bal visitors the last of the week. j
Mrs. Anna Lee and Miss Sallie
Thurman were the guest of friends
in Palmyra the first of the week.
Olee Johnson left Monday for
Camp Funston where he will enter
tbe quartermaster corps as a special
Mrs B. H. Stevenson returned to
her home in Palmyra Monday after
a visit of several days with relatives
in this city.
Roscoe Dooley of Stouts ville who
was in Co. L 354th Infantry j at
Camp Funston has been transferred
to the 12th Engineers. -
Mrs. E. T. Griffith and daughter
Miss Helen returned to their home
in Quincy, Monday after several
days visit with relatives in this
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hagan re
turned to their home in Vandalia
Friday after several days visit in
this city with his father, George
See the many attractive new
Spring novelties in ladies' stylish j
ready-made dress-skirts in both silk 1
and wool at Kespohl-Mobren-l
Mrs. W. J. McGarland has been I
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Turner of this city. Her
Bisier, Anna oeu turner eccom
panted her to her home in PAris
for several days visit.
Private, Bernard McKey was
rested at his home in Hanoi
luesaay, charged with desertion
from the army at Camp Funston.
The specific charge was leaving
camp without leave.