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Is Announced by the Chautauqua Committee
PRESIDENT WILSON has urged that the Chautauquas be carried on to teach
patriotism and to bring the issues of the war before the people. A master
program has been chosen for the Monroe City Chautauqua, including some
of the greatest "stars" of the platform men and women of genius and of
Every Program Will Strike
a Patriotic Note,
Lectures, musicians, orators, entertainers all will combine to make the Chau
tauqua tent a temple of Americanism, and in the words of the President prove
"that the work that the Chautauqua is doing has not lost importance be
cause of war, but has gained new opportunities for service."
List of Attractions
Captain Richmond Pierson Hobson, Hero of the Merrimac.
George Eustace Pearson, Soldier, Author and Lecturer.
The Navassar Orchestral Band of Young Ladies.
Black's European Orchestra of Master Musicians.
Dr. Jay William Hudson, just back from the war zone.
The Cecilian Chorus, in operatic gems and modern songs.
Dr. Roland A. Nichols, lecturer; "The Man Worth While."
Gabriel P. Maguire, "With an Irishman through Africa.
Pearl O'Neil, Canadian Reader and Entertainer.
Clyde Wilson Mc'Cord, Popular Orator and Lecturer.
De Jeu, Master-Magician, DeVitoe, Piano Accordaionist.
Bob Seeds, the Famous Humorist and Philosopher.
Vierra's Royal Hawaiian Singers and Players.
GET an illustrated booklet telling all about this exceptional program, and
make arrangements to lay by some of your work and enjoy every number.
A season ticket, good for twelve great sessions, afternoon and night, costs
but $2.00; children $1.00. It is the only thing that has NOT gone up in price.
Buy early and boost
THE MONROE CITY 'CHAUTAUQUA,-
August 26 to-31. J. D. ROBEY, Secretary
The Kansas wheat harvest, with
a yield now estimated at more than
106 million bushels, is over and de
spite the apparent shortage of labor
which threatened the farmers it
was not necessary to call out the
vast army of reserves who had
been solicited to sign up for harvest
work That a great many of these
reserves, however, went into the
harvest fields is conceded, but they
went along with the rest of the har
vest army, looking for the jobs
rather than having the jobs search
for the men. The success with
which the great undertaking of
gathering 100 million bu-hels of
wheat within mx or seven weeks, i
acendited to the extensive operation
of the federal employment service,
which reached out to every nook
nJ corner of the state where there
was need of harvest workers.'
We know now why these Post
masters have been resigning. They
wanted to dodge the zone system.
Linn County's first war hero to
return from the front h due to ar
rive home about the middle of
August His name is John Gullick
and he returns minus his right arm,
after serving four years with the
Marines. The Republican party has
seized time by the forelock, or what
ever you're a mind to call it, and
has nominated the soldier as a
candidate for County Recorder. Out
of the war and into politics. Per
haps the fellow who once ventured
the opinion that life was just one
darned thing after another wasn't
s ) far wrong after all.
The Missionary society of Grace
Baptist Church will meet Friday
afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home
of Mrs J. D Utterback, Mrs. Rans
dale will lead the study for the
Mrs. Dcbson, of Hunnewell spent
part of the week ia this city with
her daughter, Mrs. Orville Wilson
Three-Fourths of our Fall Goods are Ship
ped and we must have the room, consequently
On all Fine STRAW HATS
Hanly & Green.
This is not the lime to play poli
tics The momentous question is to
end the war with as little blood cost
as possible. President Wilson's
every act has proven the wisdom of
the American people in selecting
him to be President. He is today
not only President of the United
States, but is the World' Greatest
citizen. inesDiendia men id con
gress who are heartilv supporting
President Wilson should ail be re
elected in order to help him in the
great work whichs lies" out before
him. The present member of Con
gress from the Second Missouri
District, Judge Rucker, is one of the.
ablest men in Congress. He is
needed in that body for the good of
all the people. This is no time to
change to gratify the personal am
bit ion of anyone and the people of
this District are going to express
their opinion next Tuesday. The
sentiment of the entire country is
supporting the Congressmen who
have been loyal to President Wilson.
Must Extend Age Limit.
'Gen. Crowder's testimony before
the Senate Committee on Military
Affairs emphasizes the fact that in
uruer 10 increase our army to ap-d
proximately 4.C0O.C0O men by Jan
uary 1, as is now contemplated, it
will be necessary to call practically
every able-bodied man in classes 1
to 4, inclusive, regardless of de
pendents. Class 1 is practically de
pleted already, with the exception
of the men of 21 who registered
It is not expected or desired that
it e entire military burden of the
war should be borne by men be
tween 21 and 31 years of age. To
invade classes 2. 3 end 4, except to
reclassify those who have no busi
ness there, would, as Gen. Crowder
says, "create very stressful situ
ations in the field of domestic eco
nomics." To speak more plainly, it
would throw hundreds of thousands
of families of these men upon the
public for support.
While there are husky bachelors,
and men without dependents, be
tween the ages of 31 and 45, it
should not be necessary to call the
younger heads of families. In order
to reach these men it will be
necessary for Congress to amend
the draft law. As the need for
men as well as the facilities forget
ting them over are increasing
much faster than anyone dreamed
a few months ago, it would seem
the part of wisdom to pass the rc
quired legislation quickly, so the
men can be classified and examined
Congress is, of course, waiting upon)
the War Department, but from
statements made by Secretary Baker
and Gen. Crowder, we know the
time cannot be long deferred when
the older men must take up the
butden so far borne only by thosel
between 21 and 31
Mr. Boyd has in the past been
ambitious to serve the people on
many occasious. In every case,
herfctofore, the Democrat has been
for him. because in our opinion he
was better fitted for the place to
which aspired than was his oppo
nents. In the present instance the
Democrat is for Judge Rucker be
cause it believes that his ability, ex
perience, honesty, knowledge of the
duties, just what to do, and his
willingness to do hard for the good
of his constituents in particular and
the United States and the world in
general, make him the man best
qualified for the place.
Miss Mary Scott, of St Louis is
the guest of her friend Miss Judith
THE STOCK MARKETS
Furnished Weekly by Wood-son-Fennewald,
Cattle receipts have been heavy
this week, market closing 75c to
$100 on medium and ail light
weight steers, whfle choice heavy
cattle have held steady.
Bulk prime steers selling $17.75
to 1825. Choice $16.50 to 17.50.
Good $14.50 to 15.50. Medium.
$11 50 to 12.50. Fair killers $1000
Choice Blockers and feeders
steady, medium kinds 50 to 75c
lower. Choice feeders $11.00 to
12.00. Good $9.50 to 10.50. Fair
$825 to 925 Choice jstockers $90O
to 1000. Good $800 to 875. Fair
$7.00 to 7.75. Common kind $650
Choice yearling steers and heifers
steady. Prime 51575 to 1625,
Choice $14.00 to 1500. Good $11.50
to 12.50. Medium kind $9.25 to
10.25. Fair killers $8 25 to 875.
Choice heavy cows steady. Light
weight cows and medium cows and
canners 50 to 75c lower. Choice
heavy cowe $12.00 to 1275. Good
$9 25 to 1050. Medium $7.25 to
775. Fair killers $650 to 7. Can
ners $5.50 to 600.
Choice bulls steady, others 50c
lower Choice bulls $10 to 1100.
Good $8 50 to 9 50. Medium $7.00
Veals $1 00 lower. Choice veals
$14 to 15. Medium $11 to 12.00
Choice heavies $9 to 1050. Fair
$7.00 to 8 00.
Hog market five to ten higher.
Bulk good hogs weighing 180 to 250
lb $1900 to 1920. Good pig's $18.50
to 1875. Packers $1725 to 1750.
Sheep receipts 6000, sheep steady
lambs 50c lower. Good to best
lambs $1625 to 1675, Medium
kinds $14 50 to 15 75. Cull lamb
$9 to 1200.
Farm For Sato.
234 acres 3 1-2 miles north of
Monroe City, Mo., known as the'
Jackson farm. Level to slightly
rolling; improved. Inquire for price
and terms of R. H. McNulty. Spring
. Positively A Bargain.
4 room, house with 2 lots, has
cellar and electric lights. Cost
$1000.00." Price $450
A S Jay pe & Son.
' The people of St. Paul, near Cen
ter, are .making elaborate prepar
ations for their annual picnic to be
held on August 15
If Congressmen were elected sim
ply to satisfy personal ambition,
then the Democrat would not be for
Judge Rucker, because he has .had
that honor. We are for Judge Ruck
er because at this particular time it
is the duty of each end every Con
gressional district to send the man
qualified. Judge Rucker is that man.
A letter received yesterday by
Mrs. Effie Kirts from her brother,
Marion C Aylor, announces his
safe arrival "somewhere in France."
For Sale Two good .;" Holstein
cows giving milk. Ed Kiefftr,
Monroe. City, Mo., Route 2,
Sunbrite Cleanser, 6 cans - - 25c
Peaberry Coffee, 5 lbs- 95c
Golden Grain Coffee, lb. 30c
Corn, 2 cans - 25c
Syrups, per gallon 75c
Macaroni, 3 packages - - 25c
Asparagus, 2 cans - , - 35c
Baking Powder, 3 cans, - 25c
Pure Lard, 3 pounds - $1.00 -
RAMPS (ASH STORE