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This is the world's most pow
erful low-priced car.
It is fundamentally the same
car that year after year for many
years has enabled Overland to
lead by a wide margin, all cars of
such comfortable size.
Power! Comfort!! Economy!!!
These advantages in true bal
ance, as combined in this Over
land, give unmatched satisfac
tion to the man who owns this
overwhelmingly successful car.
Come to our store get yours
Monroe Overland Company
W. B. Pike, Proprietor
F. O. B. TOLEDO.
Prices will advance April 1st
without further notice.
The United States Food Adminis
tration has issued the following
rules and regulations which are in
immediate effect: y
Farmers who exchange wheat for
flour at the mill are permitted un
der the new rules and regulations of
the United States Food Administra
tion to secure at one time not to ex
ceed a thirty-day's supply but not
more than one barrel. When farm
ers exchange wheat for flour they
are not required to purchase substi
tutes, or sign a certificate that they
have substitutes on band In special
cases and for extraordinary reasons
the County Food Administrator may
permit farmers living a great dis
tance from the railroad to secure as
much as one barrel of flour at one
time. Farmers purchasing flour at'
the mill 'or of a dealer are subject to
the same regulations as other purchasers.
A strike of 600 caulkers in the
Baltimore shipyards, delays ship
building just that much. This time
the workers demand $10.56 per day.
There should be reason in all thiDgs
but this demand is about as far
from reason and justice as one
A good many potatoes have al
ready been planted but what we
need is a good rain. Very little
rain hasjfallen here in the past six
months. ' '' ,
The fact that Vincent Kerens is
an officer in the United States air
service in France, which he entered
after taking a private course at his
own expense, is urged as a reason
why the son of a former Ambass
dor to Austria-Hungary should no
longer be deprived of the control of
his inheritance, amounting to about
in the case shows that
the elder Kerens changed his will
se veral times, finally leaving Vin
cent's share in charge of a trustee
with instructions to pay him $500 a
month, because of his "unfortunate
YoungtKerens is one of many,
Doth in this country and Europe, to
whom the war has given an op
portunity to prove their worth.
Some who were in disgrace and
even with criminal records have
been able to "beat back" and win
imperishable glory. Many afflicted
with the same "unfortunate habits"
as this heir have shaken them off
in the face of danger and under the
stimulus of patriotic duty.
The courts will, of course, con
strue the will in accordance with
the law, but those who knew Col.
Kerens can imagine what pride be
would have taken in knowing that
his son had by individual effort won
a Captain's commission in the most
perilous service of his country. Republic.
Salient Points of tiie New
1 Applies alike to autos, horse
drawn vichicles. motor-cycles,
2 Drive and park on right; signal
for stops, turning or backing.
3 Do not park on railway right of
ways, street intersections, or side
walks. 4 Do not turn cn railway right of
ways, or at any place except
5 Keep muffler closed: signal ap
proach to any pedestrian, other
vehicle, or street intersection.
6 Light moving motor-vehicles at
Say neighbor! Any of you old
substancial citizens who feel that
by virtue of the fact, that you have
always been true to your party and
never missed a chance to boost its
interests you should be entitled to
some state or county office; you
had better get busy. Pretty soon
the boys from the trenches will be
gin to return (every one a hero)
and it is not hard to guess the rest.
Wm. Pike, agent for the Overland
car reports two sales of Overlands
this week. Ed Keifer a Uodel 90 and
Senator McClintic a "Willis Knight."
Springs Newest Millinery now on
display. McAllister & Lee.
W. N. Adcock, the income tax
man was here the first of the week
Saturday night March 23, a select
ed Vitagraph picture 10 and 15c
Let us save you from 50c to $1.50
on that pair of work shoes. A. A.
Melson D. G. Co.
Mr. Rex Durr, formerly of Clarks-
ville. Mo., but now foreman at the
Monroe City News office and Miss
Ruth Scobeei of this city were quiet
ly married at the home of the bride
at 5:30 p. m Saturday, March 16,
1918, Rv. J. C. Cook of the First
Baptist Church nrficintiiig. These
are deserving voong people and the
Democrat unites with their numer
ous friends in wishing them a pros
perous and happy married life.
- Mr Harold Davenport and Miss
Berta Nolen. populur and well
known young people of this city.
were married at Knrsas City, Feb.
21, 1918, greatly to the surprise of
iriends The wedding was not 8r
nounced for several days after the
event which added a romatic feat
ure to the occasion. Mr. Davenport
and his bride occupy prominent po
sitions'iiin social circles 'and their
marriage was an event of much in-
est to their large circle of friends
I and society in general. May health.
and happiness attend them.
Mr. Edgar Davenport and Miss
Mabel Ha kins were joined in mar-
riage-at 6 p. m., Saturday, March
16, 1918. at the home of Mr and
Mrs. Henry Green in Pattonsburg.
Rev. P. A. Smith officiating. Mr.
Davenport is a popular salesman at
Hanly &. Gretu's clothing store
while Miss Hawkins is the popular
and efficient teacher at the Nolen
school. If good wisnes gets people
anywhere ttiese young people are
destined to bask in the suoshine
of perpetual happiness
H ALU WOLF.
Al the residence of ihe officiating
minister, Rev. L R Spurts on last
Sunday afternoon uecnrreci the mar
riage of Mr Harry Hull, i.f Macon
and Miss Elsie Wolf of i his city.
Tuey will nuke their home at
Death of Frank Abbott.
Frank Abbott died m Ins home
in Artesia, N-w Mexo. Monday
March 18, 1918 at 1 a. m and the
body was bronchi b his ife to
Monroe City for uinal arriving on
No 14 Vediie.-d.iv. Funeral serv
ices were commend o Rev. W. P.
Wynn. of Hanmbil a' 10 a. m. yes
terday from the residence of Evan
Smith in this city. Mr. Abbott
formerly resided here and was well
known and a highly respected citi
zen. He was born in Washington,
D. C, about 63 years ago He is
survived by his wife and three
children The childen , ire, John
Abbott, of Quincy, M, M irioii Ab
bott, of Artesia. N M.mvl Mrs. V.
C. Shearman, of Hannibal. H- was
a brother of Mrs J VV. S-ttles, of
B. D. Neal of Hannibal was a
Monroe visitor Trtursd a
G. M. Cattron of near Hannibal
was visiting bis brother W. H. Cat
tron, of this city this week.
Buy work shoes from us at last
years prices. We mean what we
say. A. A. Melson D. G. Co.
A splendidly diversified showing
of the Season's New Styles.
McAllister & Lee.
George W. Thrift moved his family
to Quincy this week where they
will make their future borne.
Saturday March 30. Big High
Class Special "Womanhood The
Glory of a Nation," 8 reels 15 and
Just as we got to press we learn
that Monroe Anderson h&s sold his
interest in his grocery store to bis
partner, Earl Mudd, who will take
"Pearl of the Army" is one of
those Patriotic serials founded on
facts, with Pearl White opens at
Gem Wednesday, March 27.
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