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Monroe City Democrat. (Monroe City, Mo.) 1888-1919, November 28, 1919, Image 7

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MONROE CITY, MISSOURI
W,R.Dierks,D,V,M,
VETERINARIAN
Office in C. S. Jackson's Drug Store. -
Office Phones, Bell 356; F. & M. 214
. Residence, Bell 300; F. & M. 148
My Shop is Open to My
Customers and Friends
MATT LOSSON
Farmers' Week at U. of M.
' Farmers' Week at the University
of Missouri College of Agriculture
-will be January 19 to 23. Into the
five days of this mid-winter short
course will be crowded an extensive
series of lectures, demonstrations,
reports, meetings, and entertain
ments for the benefit of the farmer
and hi3 wife or anyone else inter
ested in practical agriculture.
"If all farmers of this state could
be reached with an invitation set
ting forth the good things in store
for . that week," says Dean F. B
Mumford 'we would have an attend
ance of more than five thousand."
And Dean Mumford is not promising
a week's program "better than ever
before," altho he says there will be
aonre demonstrations greatly superi
or to anything previously offered in
their respective lines. He says the
usual high standard will be main
tained in all departments thruout
the week is a promise sufficient to
those who have attended other
farmers' weeks at Columbia.
Missouri to Exhibit.
Ten head of fat steers of the
Shorthorn, Hereford, Angus and
Galloway breeds will be entered by
the University of Missouri College
of Agriculture in the International
Live Stock Exposition at Chicago
November 29 to December 6 A
herd of twenty Poland Chinas and
Duroc-Jerseys comprise the bog en
tries of the College. Some of these
live stock entries have won prizes
in the show ring and are expected
to repeat. Other animals will be
priipe t c.tre and protection of all
firm (oris. If the nr-ictune must
be txosod io llie weather, a coat
ing of paint will lessen the damage
resulting. '
Breeding Ewes. (
Experience has shown that ewes
should always he healthy, have
liood teeth and be strong and vigor
ous. They should enrry a moderate
Htiiouot of flesh and it is essential
t!i4t they he so cared for that they
will oot lose weight during the
winter. Well fed ewe are most
likely to fcive birth to stroug, vigor-'
otis lambs. Ewes that are ia good
condition will be more liberal milk
era and thus better mothers It is j
during the suckling period that the
greatest demands are made on the ;
Mrs. T. V. Sams Dead
Mrs. T V. Sams passed away at
her home in Warren Friday morn
ing Nov 21, 1919 after a few days
illoess from peritonitis. The funer
al services, were held in the Baptist
Church at Warren Sunday morning
at 11 o'clock and the body laid to
ret in Andrew Chapel cemetery.
Mrs Ruby Ssnn lived a consistent
Christina life and will be greatly
missed in the different departments
of work in her church.
shown for the first time.
A stock judging team of students
in the College of Agriculture and
several of the College staff will at
tend the exposition.
Hogs Feed Themselves.
Wherever labor can be saved on
the farm and results accomplished
just as satisfactorily, by all means
save the labor. Results of experi
ments at the University of Missouri
Collegs of Agriculture Jwith self-
feeders for fattening hog3 show that
those eating from a self-feeder gain
more rapidly than those depending
on the hand-feeding methods. The
amount of feed necessary to pro
duce a. pound of pork remains
practically the same, but the
amount of labor is usually reduced.
It is this decrease in labor which
enters as a factor in cheapening the
cost of producing pork.
Shelter Farm Machinery.
"Many thousands of dollars are
lost every year thru rust and neg
lect of farm machinery. Rust is
the beginning of the, .end and an
implement or machine which is al
lowed to get rusty will sooa Ueak
or become useless. The best steel
cannot withstand the inroads of
the elements without surface pro
taction. Be sure to put your farm
machinery under cover this winter,
and before doing so, clean well and
give it a coat of surface Jprotec
tion." This advice by the paint and
varnish dealers meets the approval
of the University of Missouri College
of Agriculture which. purges the
ewes and in order to have the ewes
in condition to stand this drain on
their system it is necessary for us
to see to it that they are in good
condition of flesh prior to lambing.
To be sure to have them in proper
condition we must begin in the fall
and feed them properly thruout the
winter, according to D. A. Spencer
of the University of Missouri Col
lege of Agriculture. This cannot
be accomplished in just a few days
or even a month.
While it is necessarj to keep the
ewes gainiog during the winter and
up until lambing time and they
should receive liberal feed during
this time, yet a large portion of
their rations may be made, up of
cheap feeds of little commercial
value. On most Missouri farms
there are pastures, stubble fields
and corn stalks to be utilized,
tiluegrass and timothy pastures
may be grazed much of the time
during the fall, but it is safer not to
depend on these as the only feeds
at this time. They should be used,
but not as the sole ration.
When the ewes are in thin condi
tion, it will be advisable to begin
feeding grain along with roughage
soon after the first of December.
Uuless the ewes are very thin in
flesh, it is not necessary to feed
more than a half pound a head
daily for ewes weighing 150 pounds.
A good ration consists of equal
parts of oats and bran or two parts
of oats, two parts bran and one
part of corn. Where available, it
may be economical to feed one half
to two pounds of good clean corn
silage per ewe per day and about
the same weight of clover or alfalfa
hay. . Where a good legume, such
as clover, alfalfa or soybean hay
makes up the major portion of the
raugbage, it will v i. bly oot be
necessary to give ewes that are in
good condition any grain until
about six .weeks before lambing.
At this time, it may be well to feed
the ewes a little grain, about one
quarter pound a head daily of equal
parts of corn and oats. In any
event, in compounding rations the
farmer must realize that economy
and efficiency should be the watch
words and feed enough to have the
ewes gain from 15 to 25 pounds
each during the winter.
No greater mistake could be
made than to place in the bauds of
the government such lines of public
service as railroads, telegraph and
express, where an abundance of
red-tape and a lack of individual
responsibility has completely de
moralized the service, followed by
utter disregard for the public wel
fare and a general depreciation. Un-
i der governmental control there is
j no encouragement for initiative or
individual enterprise The result is
too often inefficiency, dissatisfac
tion and a general lowering of bus
iness standards. Glasgow JMissou
rian Mrs. Fannie Sechrist, of Tyro,
Kas, who has been visiting rela-
I tives in this vicinity for some time,
went to Palmyra Friday for a 'few
days vUit with her cousin, Mrs.
t Margaret Hayden.
J Victrola Records, big uupply now
on sale at Walker's Store.
Mrs. Lee Michaels and little son
Georg Andrew; G. W. Rmsdell and
wife; G. W. Lucus wife and children;
all of Moberly. and Mrs. C. C. John
son, of Chicago, vho has been visit
ing at Moberly, went to Palmyra
Friday to be present at a family re
union, on Saturday at the home of
Edward Ransdell.
Mrs. Walter Haao and little son.
Willie, went to Hannibal Saturday
to spend the day with Mrs Hagan's
brother, Ivan Yates and family.
TRUSTEE'S SALE
Whereas, J. William Paul and Es
telle Gibson Paul, hi wife, by their
certain deed of trust dated the thlr
tlcth day of October, 1914, and duly
recorded in the recorder's office of
Monroe County, Missouri, in Book
51, at page 36, did convey to the un
dersigned the following described
property, situate, lying and being in
the County of Monroe and' State of
Missouri, to-wit:
An undivided one half Interest in
all that part of Block 15 of the Origi
nal Town now city of Monroe de
scribed as follows: Beginning at a
point on the West line of Main Street
at the center of the North wall of the
Monroe City Bank Building 40 feet
more or less North of the Southeast
corner of Block 15 in the Original
Town now city of Monrue, Missouri
thence Westerly along the center of
said wall 40 feet, thence Northerly at
right angles with said wall 10 feet
thence Westerly parallel with and 50
feet from the North line of Winter
Street 27$ feet, thenoe Northerly at
right angles with said line 241 feet.
thence Easterly parallel .with and 75
feet from North line of said Winter
Street 73i feet, more or less to tbe
West line of Main Street, thence South
along the West line of .Main Street 35
feet to the place of beginning, which
said deed recites that it is intended to
convey thereby all theundlvided one
half interest of said J. William Paul
in all real estate owned by him in said
Block 15 of Monroe City, Mo., intrust
to secure the payment of a certain
promisory note in said deed of trust
described, and whereas default has
been made in the payment of,said note
according to its terms and the terms
of said deed of trust. Now, Therefore
I, the said trustee, by authority of
said deed of trust and at the request
of the legal holder of said note, will
sell said property to the highest bid
der for cash at the west front door of
tbe Court House in the City of Paris,
the County seat of Monroe County,
Missouri on the 12th day of December,
A. D. 1919, between the hours of nine
o'clook in the forenoon and five
o'clock in tha afternoon of that day.
Augustus S. Jayne, Trustee.
Rural Carrier Exam.
The United States Civil Service
Commission has announced an ex
amination for the County of Mon
roe, Mo , to be held at Monroe City
and Paris, on Dec. 13, 1919. to fill
the position of rural carrier at Moo-
roe City, and vacancies that may
later occur on rural routes from
postoffices in the above mentioned
county The examination will be
open only to citizens who are actu
ally domiciled in the territory of a
post office io the county and who
meet the other requirements set
forth in Form No 1977. Admis
sion of women will be limited to the
widows of U. S. soldiers, sailors, or
marines, and to the wives of U. SL
soldiers, sailors, or marines who are
physically disqualified for examina
tion by reason of injuries received
in the line of military duty. This
form and application blanks may be
obtained from the offices mentioned
above or from the Uaited States
Civil Service Commission at Washv
hg'on, D. C. Applications should
be forwarded to the Commission at
Washington at the earliest practica
ble date
Peter Chapman
Peter Chapman was born Jan.
9, 1854; died Nov 20, 1919, from
injuries received ou vlonday when
tbe team be was driving'Jbecame
frightened and ran away, throwing
him from the wagon. He leaves a
wife and six daughters to mourn
his death. Funeral services were
held at the Methodist church in
Hunnewell Saturday morning at 11
o'clock.
Mr and Mrs. S. W. Clark returned
to their home, Friday after attend
ing the reunion and birthday dinner
at Fred Gosney's, near Ely.
Miss Laura Hornback came in
from Turney Friday where she has
been visiting her brother. Rev. JL
M. Hornback and family.
Miss Velma Janes, of Lakenan,
who is attending school in Monroe
spent the week end with Mr. and .
Mrs. J. D. McMillin.
Dr and Mrs. A E, Ely and daugh
ters. Misses Bessie, Marguerite and
Mary visited over Sunday in Pal
myra.
Mrs. C. A Evans, of Chicago, has
returned to her home after visiting
with her mother, Mrs. Vesper
Buell.
Mrs. Bmma Bush went to Hanni
bal Saturday to be the guest of her
son, Ed Bush and family for several
days.
Misses Aleen and Mary Light-
body, of Ely, visited here last week
with their aunt. Mrs. Joe Smith.
Miss Dorothy Fisher, of Hannibal,
returned home Saturday after visit
ing her sister, Mrs. C. A Noland.
A TEXAS WONDER
For kidney and bladder troubles,
gravel, weak and lame back, rheuma
tism and irregularities of the kidneys
and bladder. If not sold by your
druggist, by mail $1.25. Small bottle
often cures. Send for sworn testimo
nials. Dr. E. W. Hall, 2923 OH vest.,
Louis, Mo. Sold by all druggists.
Wanted: Men or women to take
orders among friends and neighbors
for tbe genuine guaranteed hosiery,
full line tor men, women and children.
Eliminates darning. We pay 50c tin
hour spare time or 124 a week for full
time. Experience unnecessary. Write
international Stocking Mills, Norris-
town, Pa.
FRM WANTED I would like to
hear from owner of small well-improved
farm, wanting to sell for oaah.
Ross Hallock, 1422 MoCausland Ave.,
St. Louis, Mo.
J. R. B. KIDD
Expert Auctioneer!
Monre City
Will get you more money for your
sale, and no it in less time. Ask
anvone for whom I have worked.
We both lose money if you don't
employ me. aJtS3 a
Miss Dorothy Jackson spent Fri
day and Saturday with her sister
Mrs. Yancy Byrd at HuaaewelL
For Sale Ford touring car, 1919
Model, good cia iicion, fiae engine
W. J. Hill, Withers Mill. Mo.
Mrs. Fred Moyers, of Quincy, re
turned home Friday after visiting
home folks for several days.
Mrs. John L Sharp, and daugh
ter. Miss Nora, of Hunnewell, were
shopping in Monroe Friday.
Mrs. Sarah Swisher went to Pal
myra Friday to visit her nephew.
Hugh McCloud and family.
Complete line of Victrolas and
Victrola Records will be found at
Walker's Jewelery Store.
Mrs. Homer . Harrison went to
Hunnewell Saturday to visit her
mother, Mrs. M. M. Cox.
Jack Conway, wife and children
and Wilfred Scott Dawson were in
Hannibal Saturday.
Mrs, W. S. Truett returned home
Saturday after visiting at Princeton
and Dixou. III.

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