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,-wro-rA4iAT,Ti nnrirnuaCN' i.kttkrs to maxta clack Dear Srintn: I rihi tC Ilttlo girl 1 1 yearB old and, nm In tho fifth grade. Pleaso bring mo n black board, 2 by 2 feetand a string of beads nnd nomo candy nnd nuts nnd bannnaii If you nnvo thorn and don't forgot lntor Dear Snntj Clous: 1 llko you. Please bring1 mo a doll with rod hair; n doll buggy, a box with handker chiefs, somo rod stocking, and a lit- Una and mamma, nnd nana and mv tlo suit case. 1 live In a yellow house ' school teachor, L. K. Stroblo. From FLORENCE YOWELL ( GEOROIA, hK. .Lick, Mo. Ito yon a, letter nt you to bHnjt t somp hair rid- uannnns 1 1 1 . Doan-SMatB Clatt1" 'Pleaso btlnjt ; ' Doahflnta: me a blicfdoll, a'jlifan' treo anil,,' ,j6,cl fdijfi story bi7M(ia doll buggy With a toiniortm txmon., nnd soimi'klndorgailcn sclssors'ViffitVVra'lM! I candy, lister with curly Hi j : 1 il whi bring Rosomary a big ball and a dog , nnd 1 want n baby nnd a, picture book, Wo will go to "nlr "r I get lonoHOiim nR I nm tho bod early on Xmas night and yoiij011!)' Ilttlo girl mamma has got nnd como flarly. MARGIE YOWELL. don't forget my brothers. I have . ) five so It will take a good deal of Dear Santa Claus: Tho wind Is I cntnly and nuts. Don't forget nana howling tonight and makes mo think n,"l mamma, from your Ilttlo of Christmas so I thought 1 would friend, ALICE ELLEN PARKHl'RBT ' wrllb 'and 'lei'yoif know whdl I want! ' Vou'lrf bring' Inp. lnn a Ilttlo boy Denr Santa: 1 nm n little boy nnd teij years old mid nm'tfolhg to school i X, . .1 " I run. I want every flay, rain br shine. Now, Doarj y01' 10 "ring me some enndy, nuts, 'p'ifitai jvKAt yoVrto'rlng mo,an,nlr oranges, n Utile tin horsn nnd n red, gun, a itnlfo, 'somo' candy, oranges i wagon so good byo. Ilrlng Ph solno and nuts, and pleaso don't forget my I thing too. Your Ilttlo boy, ISAAC big brother. Ho wants n gold watch, j HCGH PARKHCRST, U'rlng my papa a box of good cigars. ! Now Santa don't forget to como ns 1 1 ,)rnr Santn: I nm a Ilttlo boy 8 will go to bed nwful early, so I re- ars old. I want it corduroy cap tr.uln, your friend, FRED LUDWIO, n, oranges nnd somo candy FARM PROBLEMS WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. C David F. Houston, Secretary of Ac rlcutt'uro, spoko on "Tho Orgnnlzn Hon of American Arlculturo" boforo tho forty-seventh annual session of tho National, Orange of Pntrous of Husbandry at Manchester,, N, , Houston Jjjated Hiatal wns tlmo that off, inlojIjgciU people puj'lhelr ea,ds together to consider rural conditions. Ilfd fi, box 38, Marshall, Mo. Dear Santa Claus: I am a Ilttlo boy four years old. Now Santn pleaso bring mb somo candy and oranges nnd bnnnnns and n drum nnd nil kinds of nuts. 1 remain your lit Ho boy, RAYMOND D. KEITH, ilfd 0, Marshall, Mo. nnd u pair of skates nnd don't forget my Ilttlo cousins, Clara and Lconln Turner, their papa Is dead, nnd don't forget my grnndpn nnd my grandmn, Edmnn, Mnrshall, Mo. Dear Santa Claus: 1 nm n Ilttlo girl eight years old and go to school every day. Santa, nlcasc bring mo u doll buggy nnd a locket and chain J1""' and bring romo candy nnd nil kinds of nuts and pleaso bring mo somo bananas nnd oranges. 1 remain your Ilttlo girl, 1IEHTHA ELLEN KEITH. It'fd C, Marshall, Mo. Dear Santa Claus: 1 nm live years old. I live at Cambridge.' I want you to bring mo a bracolot, ring, n doll that will say mamma, dolt cradle, nuts, rnndy, oranges, bamtnns and raisings. Don't forget mother and father. I will look for you on birthday. Front LOUlSE 01 VAN. (Jllllam, Mo., Ilfd. 1. Dear Santn Clnus: I am six yonrs which presented not n cla'sn problem, but n national problem, nffertlng city nnd rural populations alike. Ho said, In part: "A iiohIIoii fro fluently asked In Washington of those connected with ngrlculturo Is whoth er wo have reached tho limit of our supply of tho necessaries of life, nnd whether or not anything enn bo done to decrease tho cost of living. 1 hnvo sptomatlrally refused to deal off hand with this vastly Important prob lem, as so many of tho Interviewers npect. "It In one .of vnst Importance and complcxlly. There nro many nvenuos of npprnncli to It; many controlling- (actors nnd no slmplu remedy. Hut I nm not unn of tlio pessimists. I do not entertain tho thought for n sec ond tlmt wo hnvo nppnxlmntod (he limit of our output from tho noil. As n matter of fact, wo hnvo Just begun to attack tho problem. Wo haVo" not oven renched tho end of tho pioneer ing stage, and hnvo only In n very few localities developed ' conditions whero maximum returns may bo so- cured. "Hut wo have unmlstnknMv reach Oil tho period whero wo must think) nnd plan nnd work, avo can tto longer roly on tho bounty of natures. There nro evidences that Prdvldonco Is couslng Its protective supervision of fools nnd Amoricans. Conditions aro 0!snai m m 1 m - F ji i i lull I ! or Christmas ! ra m , IF you catft tell just what to" get, COME HEREt Men are such mat 1 ter of fact creatures that they do not seem to enthuse over fanciful things, but you want to please them. That is the whole spirit of Christ mas Gifts. We have made a study for years just what men want and should have. We have nothing but practical, fashionable and suitable things for them, and it is very likely that we know the very one you are trying to please, and we can help you. Here we mention some of the practical gifts worth your consideration and inspection : A nice Overcoat, Suit of Clothes, House Coat, Shoes or Slippers, Travelling Bag, Suit Case, Umbrella, Gloves, Neckwear, Mufflers, etc. We have a big assortment of Shirts, Cuff Buttons, Sweatcro, Handkerchiefs, Bath Robes, etc., and our Hosiery display is at its best, which means THE BEST YOU CAY BUY. We have dozens of other good suggestions as you look around OUR BIG HOLIDAY DISPLAY. COME IN. You will save time and monev IF YOU GET IT HERE ! DeacfUalBL Claustt I will wrlto to Old and go to school. IMenso bring omoralnc which. If not finnlnmi-Mifil mo n story book, ring, brniPlot, harp.jly dealt with, will lend tis Into ror-v.-ntch, wnson, doll Hint goes to sleep, ilnus embarrassments. It Ih well for oranges, hnunuau, - nuts, mid candy, tin to fnco tho facts nnd cet our henr.i you nrrVUril ynu what I would llko to,'non't 'forcl "amma andpipa plcaud. ings," ' havo.fwjXass. I. nm a little girl ?'t Kwt' my coulni.or dny of-'- .Vj . ' ... . . it j i i nt ii 1 1 f i it nir Htti .hnfti ' ycaraoiK'iuiri i ko 10. icnooi nenrn pycry dxn I llko tojgo end nm In tho ! J"1,, WrUidoy. ll Mllllll l'cmt'f6u My nsino IK Jill. fourth .erndo nnd try, to, bo a good hui hicmjaiIi, 1 iivn" on girl. IMoano bring mo a story book',' ,tu,ft Hwcul WUw, Mo.' stnio drawing colors and cnudy, nuts! nnd oranges nnd bananas, your little M' l)cnr 8an,a Uihh: I thought girl, MYKTLE OSHOIIN. ' ' W0U,'I wr'l" '0' Hrlnj? my brothur ' I a rocking horso, bring rao a big and 'Dear Santn: I am a Ilttlo boy &",e ,,0- TI,oy 'ut avo sohio jnr old. I guess I nm n prntt,y i "MC" ' no- "ring mo a rod nnd good boy. 1 do not eo to school vet: ltt'whlto dress and a bluo dress; bring 1 kuow my lolturs and can rood u lt-t ni rt Uo" ,,UBI!y nnd l,len,i0 ur,lB ' uvnllnblo. It nppoars tlmt tho total Ho. IMenso bring mo a picture booW,!0,"or uro,or nu ior n cap nnd somo toys un.l soma candv. huts nnd klrt (and u pencil nnd n tablo please. hranro. 'Vonr Ilttlo friend, AUClf. I "r,"B'n,fc",'l"lt of b' Irussos' nnd n 'wiffHlflHllliaJtlil.Mn"!'"". Mq. "-of chairs and a doll bed and hoiuo fondrJana nutk nnd, oranges and an hm'H lltitn ulrt. nnl" nnd peanuts. From KATHEIt- uch LlitiirNof riulirovrd. 'WIlK a luiillil.llnn t tnJuttii... nC.OOO.ftnb of pe'opld living on mom ilinn '.l.'OOfl.nno Winnro miles, It In ridiculous to spc'nk ns 1f olr terri tory hud been morn tlmn pioneered. Tho population per siiunro inllo In tho Union does not exceed thirty-one, tlnd ranges "from sovcn-lMitlnt of 1 per cent In Nevada to HOR In. Rhode. Ihlund. According to tho best statistics I H tnhnr SMttti: 'lAIni W'mlnV, l1 RVJullll am glad Christ-' IN0IIHE.7 020 E. Waslilngton. in us Is coming. Aro you coming to otir houso on Christmas? May 1 toll Dear Santa Claus: I am n little you what 1 want for Christmas? Now, I ,,c four yarB ol'l n"'l ' vo In Sweet Hnuta Claus. bring mo a dol and u slr,nK8' Mo- 1 wnnl to ' what doll buggy, omo candy nnd nuts und 1 wnnt 'ou ,0 br,"& mo for 'a I hnvo got two Ilttlo brothers and. 1 ,,k'a8 br,n ni a aM n a ' 8wnta. iiIcqbo kIvo thorn somo llru "u "ruuu' unu c'wim. a ii u uook, n crackura and a, horn and other nice toys you liavo got to sparo and some candy nnd nuts for them and that will be all From LOUISE WILLIAMS. Ilttlo glass and lots of nuts and can dy, pleaso como boforo I go to sleep ami don't forget I hnvo somo Ilttlo cousins too. I urn your Ilttlo friend, OltVILLE MAItHIS, Sweet Springs. Dear Santa Claus: I am a Ilttlo , cfrl tlxlit vars old! n nlco little clrl "our oanin: I am a IUUO uoy. 8 ndi.n nn.l-mammi av. I llvn In llnr. 1 y'nra 0,d VO 8 lllllos SOUth of demon and want you to bring mo lots , Mhall with grandpa and' grandma of rmulir. nut., ornnncg ami bananas. ' '" I want n Ilttlo ball nild a I want a .nice gold ring with my namo In' It. Ho suro to bring Ilay pi'ond and Leon and grandmn some thing iiice', so good byo. From MILDRED ANN HARVEY. ' Dear Santn: I, am a Ilttlo girl 0 years old)( I go to. school and am in III. i'v tiAhs fdurih:,.. srndo. Bants, nlenso ilU. fc. ii J.,n,.nU.l .bll ilVtiVi rr rt "f'KlJPrBWHSMisonpaianu mam- mii JU JlM' ""Avonh forget inr tMiHipr1.iIH. A8oblojjror. ho W a H ti.V PtljlU fcJUV4 SMM . WALK, Uluo Lick. Mo. ii i .Patroqlto our advertisers. y 4 , ooup, tr: Chilli, .v.. . horn and a steam cnglno nnd a Ilttlo toy train nnd a toy soldier with a gun nnd n sv.-oid and n sled with bright shinning runnors and all pointed rod and a Ilttlo automobile horn nnd don't forgot my Ilttlo watch nnd candy oranges, bananas and nutu. Don't forgot Aunt Lena, bring hor something nlco and my undo floorgo and Aivut.earntrbKlii!Ji.tlinm 'all sorno ortuln(nbnJdi n!orrJKmawdflomintJr overybodyiiiawtftoo IriWi : KoataiW Lcatly jmiLctuta sleep. Irnrii ynlh; Ilttlo frjend, DAI.D.nAVlfNl'OirtTiD fl 'i i l Doar Santa: I am a Ilttlo girl 0 years old, I live 8 miles south or Marshall with my grandparents. I go to school every day that I can. My mamma got me now shoos and over shoes to woar to school. I want you to bring mo a pretty dolly with 0 mlno, that Mid Iptf of other food Gifti3HfsKi:i3i: I M 'iff., . J IT ycIow curloy hair II m W5MB!-rV yna pe (nanus. lay hor Uown fa Bot 'ot little vh'Atri -and Isom ltatrrfllv Iiutsiaiidicoco-. n't forget niyi Bring1 him little brother, Harry, seme thing, don't forget grandpa and grandma, and my mamma; bring thpm all something, Oh, yes, Santn. don't forget to bring my little watch and, a dolllo and an iron bed stod. Don't forget anybody Santa, for I don't Ilka1 for any and to get disap pointed. From your little, friend, VIRGIA DAVENPORT, 1 Dear Bantu. Claus:!""! am nnlv n Wftle'"$oy. 'two ywifs old and donl twkti to bring; mo lots Bf. toys, nyts eni andt'oranses, 1, 'alse Ka,vei a lit tfa )Mi, trotljer, dosi'tfof gt to bring; nrnblo land In tho Union Is npproxl inntMy fl.in,0(in,(ino ncres; tlmt only nbiint Ino.nno.nni) of thiH'ls included In furnif and lmproTod;" that orrr inn.dOO.OiJo Is unimproved nnd lint Included In farms nnd tho remainder It Unimproved lands' Includdd In farms ., . .... . . i . Accuruiiig in inn ucsi Auessos i can ffcuro, It uppcurH thut less than to por cent of tho lund Is reasonably well cultivated, nnd less tlinu 12 per cent of It Is yielding maximum ro turns. "Tlmt wo havo practically roitchod tho stago where wo hnvo censed to bo an oxportlng nation of food pror ducts nnd aro becoming dependent on foreign nntlons for tho necessaries, of life, is a sad commentary upon our iibo of tho opportuntlcH bountifully bestowed upon us. Wo had bettor frankly; faco tho fact that wo -aro re latively Inefficient, tako stock of our shortcomings and earnestly seek the tomody. "That wo aro suffering tho penal ties of too great ensa of living nnd, of making a living over too long n pnrlod Is obvious. Wo havo followed Ihu coursa of least roslstunoo and hnvo followed It to tho limit,, Wo. must now faco tho problem of plunnT lug, of tho systematic direction of, out norRy,nnd:tof .tuvoklnn. tho uld .. . i j.. Wf noieiicq ond.Uf'tlio Affhniuij-fll dovioca: it. is; not, fllngulanilUcflr ItjtitlftitiKe sliould find. oursdYes, in our present plight. Recklesmps; and wtsta - havo. , beon Injlcnt to, our, bioathlcss conquest of a continent, and wo hnvo had our minds, too ex clusively dtrectod to tho ostapllsJlu mo nt of Industrial supremacy n tiio keen raco for competition with, fore ign nattotjs. "Tho problom of tho Individual farmer has received scant enough .lyntematlc: ntteptlqii4.ul itho prah: Jem- ofi lruralrllpa:fljvJAlol,Ua81jUn.l ;H,rccpa,tix.-jften;yracuca)iy lnQrc5f 4 f"rr-r.--vj-,i ui, I - friend,. -bu.oeEa STOUif Rtj, inngs, .mo. ii . h The' Big Shoe and Clothing Store. Want Column FOR HAI.H-fTwoi Khurt Horn bull rnlvi'snrd t iio;iIIih., M. L Any dor. It. F..I). I. MxruhnllrfMHoll iilmno ' -tl r-h- -f -LOST , groy eont turdoy belwoeli Btoneirnll school and Marshall oh Mnrshnll nnd Sweet Hprlngs' road, leiivu nt this offlcu or call Henry Hhel lon, Herndon; plionu 100. STOCK FARM FOR HALE Honue county, Mo L'lC ncres on rock rond :iij miles from city of U',000, sent Statu University, Agricultural college, two Indies' colleges, ono ncnilemy. (treat dairy and prpduro market. Flno location, well Improvod. Snlo to dls fcolvo partnership. L. K. Ollne, R. 7, Columbia, Mo, FOR PALE: A Model No. , Smlth Promler typewriter. This much no has boon used very Ilttlo nndls in iplondld condition. Tho typewriter inuy bo soon nt tho Republican office. . (tC) FOR RALE 1 havo somo good butchor hogs to sell. FRED LUD WIO, Rfd. 5, Marshall, Mo. deep.) Dear Santa Clnus! I nm a Ilttlo boy 0 years old and I wnnt yqu to bring mo a train, somo candy, pea nuts, a pony Blod and don't forKvt.tq bring mnmma soma candy -md, don't fcrpu Ilttlo Virgil Bbprt., J.QHN LESTER; MARSH, P. 2, Marsliall. t ADDITIONAL LKTTKRS T NT,V Dear 8nta ClauBt I am v Jlttlo boy 3 yearn' old. I waat -you- -to bring; B6ne' candy nud.an.indKu .. . . . . f.f' 1 s" sun nna a nam and sguicajatlJPig and a bldolP, that Kf 11, FOUND A strayed hog nt my ifeWtiiUJIlva wmtwflst ofjMilJshalU Irt 0V riM-v-tt3jn.D"Dr.r-n-fi-l,:iir 1 : STftSV.PPmAu1JtfHi lKJ. tax pn cpllai; kW'Mf!: nnn0.(h- W DooUio. . Fjndor.tL'ephpiuu,Jlorul9n phono 700, Rfd 3, Mursimll, Liberal toward for return. G. W. IIOOTHE. heme this winter Wo i.ll wish them gopd luck. T. M, Ehlur mill sous, Henry nnd Ui-rnmn ami Tieorgo 1'ourton, Jr.. re liniinl ntlor A weeks hunt down the .Unsrgjindv Hlvnr, Mm. Ehlur killed two wild turkeys. i Mr. Olio Olondorff cnllod on 1)1 buit.iRlrl KiimUy evenliiK nonr Llttlo Reck. Mr. Rlderhush or near llluml, Mo., wuh hero Saturday with Mr. Dan A THjYAK WONDER Tho TexnB Wonder cures kidney and bladder troubles, dissolves grav ol, cures diabetes, weak and lame backs, rheumatism mid nil Irregulari ties of tint kidneys and Madder In both men mid women. Regulates bludder troubles In children. It not sold by your druggist will bo sent by mnll on receipt of $ 1 .00. Ono small bottle 's tuo mouths' treatment and uoldom fulls to perfect n curt-. Send for Missouri testimonials. Dr. E. W. Unit. 202C Ollvo sticet, St. Louis, Mo. Sold by druggists. ndv-tf Hitler looking over somo farms, am'jon tho north side. This big storo Isi In line with a liaudsonin stock of Christmas goods und their decora Unn are among tho prettiest on thr siiunri1. Iinnt cs nro that ho will soon move up heio. T. M. Ehlur has sold the Abo Rom Incr inrm. ' ' . Wright Lloyd entered upon his wcrlt with Loylia-Downlng nnd Co., Oscar Funic enmo In last Friday fo n vlrtlt with relatives and friends, cc-'-i-Ta -ri- xkc J. VANDYKE OOG DOEQOfi-ocT-ajocagJou-giuxxio!; J. R. VANDYKE VANDYKE & CO. Farm Loans Lowest Rates Easiest Terms Office: Oetween New York Racket and Bank of Saline MARSHALL. MISSOURr n f-WH-HHHH-H-i-I-l-l-l-l-l-WH-r-W-l-l-I-l-l-l-l- I 1-lM M l -fr-fr iarri.E ROCK Mr. Allen Loggett nnd molhor and sister, Mrs. Pearl Kchonrt spent Sun day with Mr. nnd Mrs, Ed. Thornton und will Mepnrt for San Antonio-. ToiSs.- wnpro tfle' wlUmnko lf'thdlr .D.HIX1STR.1RI. XOTIt'E Nottro Is hereby given that letters udmlnlMtrutlon on the estitto of Tlium us M. Fitzgerald, deceased, were grunted to tho undersigned, on the -'ltd day of December. 101 3. by tho I'robato Court of Sallno County. MU- fHUM eStrftb"iiro rotiulrt'd Ho oxhTu'lt,'S"1 lhum'''tH nio for nllov.nIlce.! wlthin'Mx monlhVnltoi4 tho ditto of'snltl'lbttdr's. '3 or IhVmUV'Vo iircbludi'd from any T benefit or such estate: and If such Claims' bo. not exhibited within ouo year from the date of tho last Inser tion of tho publication of this notice T tnoynhull uo forovor barred. ! - ROSA LEE FITZGERALD, j Administratrix. vFlrs( Insertion, Doc, 5, 1913. iFollrlli'lnBiirtldhV'Dectf ', 1913. 14- I 'i . M .1 a . - i .... . , ... i . . . -i k...l.ll....l .o-. ' ....... .r,. I WOOD & HUSTON BANK i ' mm .- v i . a l. li-i. Capital, $100,000 Surplus, $120,000 (rgtggararrsitrrrciSTn CCX) 0C3B33O C. a. lAUK,,CUiilrmn t thallaarj J.. IH1HTON, l'f.Uu , ' V. . HUSTON. C.hUr I'.CllAnNIIU.UA..I.C..I.. -ihh?cxo;kis- i tl 1.1 If). iSi Iirl . ll' CI . V id ,' :.' j MI'f.f With ca.vXaK A. M,UITIIKHY AKCM.UKKGUHY C. flt. MUCKNKK L, 1, MimKLL, LUUN SMlTlt l W.R, HUSTON a.r.HVsroK S A F E:T,y DEPOSIT OXCS;FOR RENT est ocrvic tor Ample Capital; Euipmnt jfir&Cjas. Bcs Gas! .Z1 Miim. Kan tithing; ' too, Yonr 'little !B8 WtvVrahfniiloM Bt-JTMHttli, -H-HHHilllUUltUW v! I ,'(1.,U.