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cemter, 28, 1911.
MARSHAtl REPUBLICAN I (1 ii II! ii I I I OUR LAST CHANCE! Our big combination offer closes on January 1st. make any more special offers. Send in your renewal After new. that we do not expect to OUR OFFER: One year's subscription to the Republican, one year's sub scription to the great weekly, Missouri Ruralist, published by Arthur Capper at Kansas City, Mo., and edited by one of the best known writers on agricul tural topics in the country. This is Missouri's largest agri cultural and live stock weekly and is devoted exclusively to the interest of Missouri farmers and breeders. These two papers one full year each, and a set (six) of Narcissus Silver Teaspoons, full guaranteed for ten years, and twelve highly embossed Christmas and New Year Post Cards, all at the un heard of price of $1, the regu lar subscription price of the Republican. These Spoons Free to You k i. j&s. 1 I Thift big offer is not open to those who took I advantage of our last offer. Only one 1 set of spoons to one person. I FILL THIS BLANK: MARSHALL REPUBLICAN, MARSHALL, MO. Enclosed find $1.00, for which please send me the Marshall Republican for one year, the great weekly Missouri Ruralist for one year, a set of six silver plated teaspoons and twelve highly embossed post cards. Name Town. R.F.D.... State. THE MARSHALL REPUBLICAN. ! WELL OILED ROADS STAND AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC BEST Connecticut Highways In Detter Con ditlon Than Ever for. Now Mint the touring season In at lot height the dully concern ot the touring utiiomobltlst Is about the con dttiou ot the roud. llcrcloturo at till seusou the rouds hnve begun to bow signs or the tremendous usuge caused by the passing over tbein or ttwusauiM of heavy tourlug autotno telle, to say nothing or the cloud of dost covering the foliage by the way side. In Connecticut thin year, owing to the i)lendld system ot roud oiling From "Derby to WulerTTury Is u contin uous stretch or broad oiled road, dust leas, odorless and delightfully free from irregularities. .Most of this road has been constructed within a period of three yearn. From Wulerbury to .New York by way of HrlurclIlT Manor the now stuto road recently coinnleled niouir tho Ilou-ntoulc river makes nu Important njkjltloii to the system. The routo to the Herkxhlre through the Nangatuck valley lx now In line condition from . Wnterlmry to Norfolk. I , . XZ BBkV. eesssssssssss) MBBBsPBarsaaaaaaaaaaaaarJ BBHBBBBBBBBBjfltasjsjsjsjssp"- : or ooxnaoncCT'8 vuv oiled boids. adopted by the state highway depart tent, the roads are In Uno condition mt ttno present time. The oil has not emly acted aa a duat preventive, but mm a binder as well. This is especially HOW TO START SOMETHING FOR GOOD ROADS. First. get two or three "live wire" men together. Don't both er with anybody that takes un necessarily long to say "Yes" or to say "No." Recommend the taking of action to hold a good roads conference In your town for the purpose of atlrrlng up a healthier and more definite ad vancement In your highway Im provement problems. 8econd, have a special mast ing of your chamber of commerce or your automobile club or any progressive business men's or ganization. If you have no or ganization of any kind get three or four friends together and form a temporary good roada league. Propose the Idea of holding a good roada conference In your county. Learn what can be done financially. Discuss what ought to be done. Decide what you will undertake. Stay with It Then give all the facta to the newspapers. Keep them posted at every future step. They are 90 per cent necessary to make a success of your meeting. 8tart It quick, A Child's Odd Question. Dobby (oh the train plunges Into n tunncl)-Oh. mamma, Where's all tho outside gone? Boston Transcript 300GEXS30 i m 160 Acres Fine Land For Sale V FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY I, have for sale a fine farm consisting of 160 acres adjoining the town of Mayview. Lafayette County.' Mo' at a. vftrv low price. It is a fine body of land, one of the best" in Lafayette County, and has on it seven thousand bear iaor apole trees. This is' a solendid onnnrhmifv tn . cute a grca, bargain. See me for price and terms. A. LEONARD, : Marshall, Mo. 8 GOOD WU3K IN KANSAS. 8haw,nee Count:- Raises Road. Tax .and WTirPush" improvement Plans. Topeka and .Shawm-e county. Knn.. have taken mi Interest In good roads work. Thirty township road overseers and trustees met ilt the court houso and discussed good roads troubles and tho poll tax dllhVultles. IMnns for u uniform good roads campaign In the rural districts nud n fow suggestions wero sent to the board of couuty com missioners. Tax lovles for the greatest good roads campaign ever Inaugurated In tho county have been mado by the various townships nud the men who attended the meeting will discuss the way to spend tho money with the lurgest returns to their road districts. In mauy of tho townships a road levy as htgh us three mills has been levied. This is permitted under a new law enacted by the 1011 legislature, it enabled the several townships to double their road levying and next year will witness more road work in the county than ever before. Almost every township has a levy of not less than two mills, while several others went to the limit of three mills. Th county board has offered to allow the townsnips to uso the steam road grad erat S10a mile. A GOOD ROADS EDUCATION FOR NATION'8 CHILDREN. Along with educating our young people to get the most out of farming, good roada are the most Important thlnga to devel op In this country, There Is only one way to get them, and that Is to tax ourselves for them. Build good bridges. The stone and concrete brldgee are the only ones that are really economical to build. Iron and wooden brldgea are too short lived. When thlnga get adjusted the motorcar will take an Important f laco In the work of the nation, t la a good roads advocate. Farm Progress. Novel Quids System In West A guide system has been adopted by the Omaba-Uenver Hood itonri u. toctotlon. .Near a turn In th m,ni wnlto bands are palmed on trees, fence posts or other exposed objects; sbout twenty rods rrom railway cross Ings or other danger points red bands lighteen Inches wide are painted on telegraph or telephone notes or an rwwtu especially set for that purpose. Model Road In Alabama. A "model roud" haH been provided for by the county commissioners ot Madison county. Ala., under th r. rently enacted state nld law. The n-ad will he about four mile long and ei I tenu rrom uuutavllle to the vlllugi formal. CONSTRUCTING ROADS BY 1 PUMPING IN NEW JERSEY Holly Beach Turnpike Rsolaimeel Frem Sandy Marsh' Land. A novel method of roadiceaainsctlnn was adopted by tbe read supervisor ot Cape May (N. J.) county ta tutu In constructing what Is known aa tint Body itteacb turnpike. Holly Heaeti. Wlldwood and Angeisea are) separated from tbe mainland by meadows which ue oftta coitesd .nkh naier at 4ga ASPHALT ON MACADAM. New York Highway Commission to Improve Newburg Roads. At tbe annual session ot the Mew burg board of supervisor last De cember tho New rk state highway commission submitted u proposal tur paving Cochecton turnplka with brirk ut tho Jolut expenso ot tho state and county. This method of Improvement was 8trougly urged by County l-.wsi-ncer Hmltb. The supervisor deetuwi, however, that In view of the state ot tho county's finances wllh ivspevt in good rouds they could nut nlTora iti obligate the county for hair the cost of brick paving, and accordingly iiiey tabled tbe communication from the stnte commission. Now the state authorities have d elded to wait no longer for the co operation of the couuty In Improving the rojid. The state tiighwuy commis sion has prepared plans tor macudniu Izlng two or more miles ot the turu- piue in tne toiacuham section, where , the condition of tbo thoroughfare Is j worst. I Tho macadam will be given an asphalt surfacing and the result will be a lino stretch of road. The Im provement may be later extended and a tine roadway provided all the way between newDurg ana Montgomery. Bad Roads Expensive. Bad roads In tbe average Ufa ot a farmer are far more expensive tksa fee roads ever will be. In Mlsaoarl set lesaT.ago a maa told hta farm te cawe')ita neighbors aaa Toted to baUd a r&fcroad In fronts It, whtck sreaM torimUm to kave. Ua botf akai. . , Sure to See It "W Was It who saw tbe band wrlfiag oa tbe wall. Freddie?" asked ttta Sunday school, teacher. "Tbei'laudlord. ma'am," quickly rr plleo; llttlo boy who lives la a Oat. aV 1f VoRkers1 Statesman. j - - Some are an-hungered, some athirst Some are borne down with heavy woe. Some are of sin and shame accursed, But in the Eve-star's heaven-glow All are befriended, each has heard Messages that bid him rejoice. We are the ones that speaK the Word Brother, my brother, it is His voice. We go a-shuddering to the door Sorrowing over all the want, ' Giving the gifts brought of our store 4 Into the hands by pain made gaunt ? Nay, 'tis not ours that find the way Into the darK and noisome street, Bringing the cheer of Christmas day Brother, my brother, it is His feet. Child lips to laughter alien-strange Show us a miracle in this while, When over them there comes a change When for the once they Know a smile. Baubles we bring are jewels fair Found in the distant wonderlands. ThinK you 'tis we who bring them there? . Brother, my brother, it is His hands: Pulsing to us through the centuries Murmurs forever in one deep Keys "As ye have done it to one of these So have ye done, it unto Me," Give as we 6an, khd gladly, too Out of the soul does the impulse start - What is the throbbing in me and you?' ' 11 I "1. 'V "to Horses arid Eggs. Tloi-sf! ace like eggs. It Is.lsapoisH W to tell -what's la theai ntU. tWey ire broken. 1 -tt'l 'fASW, '. V'&-&VJ A