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DR. A. T. WADDILL,
MONROE CITY, MO.
tO . Main St. Bath PIimn
"Back to School."
The Children's Bureau of the De
partment of Labor is now urging
children of school ape to go back to
their books. A great many of them,
tempted by high wages, quit their
courses of study during the year.
When the work was so badly needed
to help win the war, people hated to
The young folks who have sud
denly found themselves able to earn
good money hate to quite. It seems
so pleasant to have the easy dollars
rattling around in their pockets.
They can't see why book educa
tion is necessary, as so far they
have got good jobs without knowing
muchhi8tory or geometry or civics.
Conditions will change soon
The soldiers will return and claim
many of these jubs. Employers
will pot take boy and girl labor if j
they can get more matnre help, j
Boys and girls that left school at
fourteen and fifteen will have to!
takesimple positions that cull for
no brains and originality, and which
in normal times give poor pay.
These young people, in so far as
they can reasonably be spared frcm
positions where they are now work
ing, would better get back into
school before the year is farther ad
vanced. If thty s-tay out till next
fall, they will find it hard to go back.
Their former classmates will have
moved on. and trey will feel humili
ated at having to drop buck wiih
The government iJi -cour les child
ren under 16 fn in haying sehool
Committees are to be organiz'-d all
over the ec uniry the Child Con
servation Stct'uiii of the Gumcil 'of
la four months of coirinitops
fighting the commander in chief of
the allied am ies did not rn-ike a
single mistake. Can any other
military commander in the his'ory
of the world t-how such a record?
Gov. Gardner will ask the State '
Legislature at its coming session for '
appropriations of $25,000 each for
tb ree monuments one to the -135,
000 Missouri boys who served the
nation in the war. one to Gen. Persh
ing and one to President Wilson, ac
cording to the Governor's program
made public this week.
He also will ask money to enable
the State to present each of the re
turned soldiers and sailors with a
medal, and a law permitting soldiers
and sailors to vote in ell primary
and general elections.
According to the Governor, the
1917 revenue measures yielded such
returns that the public schools of
the State last year received $360,000
more than in any previous' year
Allowances to the State University
and the State normal schools also
will be increased, if Gardner's plans
are approved by the Legislature
Other features of the Governor's
program include: Appropriations
for the Home Guards; recognition
and appropriations for the Missouri
Council of Defense; laws making
final naturalization paper sessential
to service in the State Legislature
by foreign-born citizens; a constitu
tional amendment for woman's 6uf
Irage; a workmen's compensation
act a children's code for child wel
fare and a revision of the civil and
Iu the Federal Court in Kansas
City a slacker defended himstlf
against a charge ihat he failed to
register. He refused to take legal
advice and tried his own case. In
the counse of his speech to the jury
ne said: "I was born of the spirit
and not subject to human made
laws. You men of the jury are of
the earth, and have no riht Jto sit
in judgement on a son of God.'
Vv'bai relation to theK'dser wca this
As a hfhstiuite for the oldest in
habitant the 0:ik Ridge correspon !
ent of The Shelbina Denv.rra
claims to bo acquainted with ty,i
older-t cat I? is a Maltese Tfaom.is
cat. tie property of William Kii
well, and first looked upon the
world nine dnys more than 18
'The Store of Quality"
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BJ?hst& "Store of Quality"
$17.95 COATS $9.75
AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE IN OUR BIG
ECONOMY BASEMENT . ',
These coats are made of all wool velour, i
fall and-winter shades, newest styles, feat
uring good workmanship and surprisingly
high-class values, specially priced for a.
few days only. The values C -
are $17.95 and the sale price Vy
-Regular $19.75. suits, fine tailored effects,
blues and other beautiful shades, good
quality serge, specially priced A
for a few days only. . a Py
Be sure to make the Big White Store
your headquarters. Just come and see the
big assortment of toys, games, useful ones,
novelties and ( x
JThe Thrift Car -
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The Armstrong Harold notes that
as soon as th soldiers return it will
be possible to reorganize the band
which was broken up by the draft.
and the same, no ddXibt will be true
in other towns. Whether this is. to
be regarded as one of the blessings
of peace depends on the band We
have known bands that could only
be ranked with the horrors of war.
To Try Cardui Proved Sound. Ter
rible Suffering Relieved.
Albany, Mo. Mrs. Lillian Akes, of thic
place, writes: "I think Cardui is a great
medicine. I suffered terribly for four
years with weakness and different female
troubles. I took different kinds of med
icine and was doctored by our family
physician all this time, but did not get
any better . . : A friend of mine recom
mended Cardui, so I decided to try it.
By the time I had taken one bottle, 1
was so much better that I continued right
on taking it until I was feeling fine and
able to do all my work, and take care oi
my baby. -.
Before taking Cardui, I was in a very
weak condition ... I also suffered with
awful sick headache and dizziness. 1
was notable to do anything ... But since
taking Cardui, I am a well woman and
have no more trouble."
Card-u-i, the woman's tonic, has been
In use for over 40 years. . Its ingredients
have been known and used by physicians
for female troubles for hundreds of years.
If you suffer from symptoms of diseases
peculiar to your sex, and feel the need ol
a eood strenpthenine tonic medicine, try
According to The Lewiston Rec
ord, there is a man in Gorin who is
advertising for a carload of cockle
burs The man who advertises for
old false teeth has been explained,
but so far as we know, the only use
made of cockltburs is by those who;
maintain that the cocklebur is a
sort of vegetable weather prophet.
Thursday night the clothing store
of Yates &. Hagan was robbed con
siderable merchandise was taken
alo the money in the cash register
Entrance was made through the
rar door. No clues leading to the
guilty parties have been found as
Raymond McGee son of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred - McGee came Monday
from Camp MacArthur. Waco Texas
He is the first Monroe City soldier
to be discharged from the U. S.
Army Camp under the demobiliza
tion orders now going forward.
Miss Elina Aken and Mr. Cicil A.
Armstrong surprised thtir many
friends by going to Palmyra Thurs
day, Nov. 21. 1918 and getting mar
ried. The wedding took piace atS
o'clock athe home of Mr. ana Mrs.
James J. White. ,fhe couple left
bn Burlington train No. 16, Friday
morning, for a few Ays' stay in the
Oza.ks. The bride, a mo3t accom
plished young lady, is the daughter
of Mrs. Maude Aken. She had been
making her home with her mother '
and grandfather, W. H. Black well in
this city for the past year or more.
Mr. Armstrong is the son of Mr.
and 'Mrs. Armstrong of this city,
and is a most excellent young man.
They will make their home at
Lentner at which place Mr. Arm
strong is employed as thirdtrick
operator for the Burlington. ,
j ...Eat it On
All of the BfeSTI
The BEST of all!
1 Card-ii-1. Get a bottle from your drug