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Monroe City Democrat
VOL. 11. MONROE CITY, MISSOURI March 28, 1899. NO. 51. Dr. L, T. MHI shipped a car load of good cattle Sunday. Mrs. A. W. Holmes of Shel bina, spent Sunday in the city with relatives. Uncle Sam Vance well, was a visitor Sunday. . of limine in the city A letter from Fulton states that Miss Maud McClintic has about recovered trom a case of t he measles. Walter Hume came in off the road Sunday to spend a few lays with his Interestirg fain- 'y- Ori Warmer, one of the good boys of Stoutsville, spent the first of the week in the city with friends. We are ready for Imsiness in tlie Smith room under the News office until our new store is completed. A. BotTT.WARG & Son After a pleasant visit with relatives in this city, Mrs. A. .J. Kendrick, ol Shelbina, re turned to her home, Saturday afternoon. Burglars made a raid on the Short Line depot at New Lon don. Friday morning. They blew open the safe and secured sh in cash and stamps. T. H. Causlor. of Lexington, State Hank examiner, was in the city officially, the latter part of the week. He found both institutions here as solid ;is Gibralter. Rev. John Anderson has mov ed his family from Palmyra to J his farm near Warren. Their household goods were transfer red here Saturday and Monday. Col. W. T. Yowell informed us that he cried a sale 7 miles south of Perry and that every thing brought tip top prices. About 300 farmers were pres en. Co To Jail. The County Court Judges of I St. Clair county will have to go to jail for contempt of the Fed eral court. During the seven-, ties Missouri was under the Re- publican administration and tin- County Courts, like that of Ralls and St. ('lair stole every j thing In sight and out of sight, j After the people had voted . down Railroad Bond proposi- I tlOH after proposition, the bonds I were issued any way. The St. Clair Democratic County Judges have always refused to levy a tax to pay for a road which was never built, there fore, serve their terms in jail. They just jjmeet somewhere in the woods, transact other busi ness and then take their medi cine. They know their fate be fore they are elected and con sider it an honor. Russia is to establish in New York a permanent agency for the purchase ot railway mate rial. In this branch of manu facture the United States no longer has a rival. St. Louis Globe Democrat. The forego ing statement is a true one, and it shows the folly of a protect ive (Diugley) tariff for a "home market" a tariff which robs the American laborer and yet Haunts its ability to cross the seas and compete with the open markets of the foreign poten tates at their own doors, in his face. C. M. Sullivan has leased the north room under the New Mon roe Hotel. It will be remodeled, a plate front put in. steel cell' ini.; paint and handsome' furni Hire. Then he wi'l put in an up-to-date stock of Gents Furn ishing floods. To Locate In Montana. A party of about forty citi zens of this vicinity are arrang ing to leave next Tuesday over the Burlington for Chanute, Mont., where they will locate to engage in farming ami cattle raising. Those who are at the head of tin? movement reside at Clarence. Others who will take the trip reside at Palmyra, Monroe City, Shelbina Shelby ville, Macon and other points. --Hannibal Journal. Stark Nursery. Tlie largest and best Nursery in the World. If you want Fruit trees and want to do bus iness with a reliable firm, see C. W. E. Crisler of this city. They spare neither money nor pains in getting the newest and best varieties and they guaran tee trees true to their name. Tbey guarantee trees to live and their prices are low. tlie one the Cheap Kates To Pugel Sound, North Pacific Goasl And California Points Via Wabash. Commencing at once Wabash Railroad will se way tickets to points in above mentioned territory at irreatlv reduced rate-,. Rates will apply to intermediate points where tariff rates are higher. For further in forma lion, call on nearest Ticket Agent or address H. B. Watts. Pass it Tut. Agt., Moberly, Mo. Monday mornings perform ance ought to make John Elzea a red-hot -gravel-road -man. The mud was deep and frozen just hard enough on top for a horse to break through to his knees , and being a 'humane man pre- fered to walk by the sid" ol Rev. W. J. Patrick and carry his valise to putting a team or. the road. Now will you be good? Now roll up your sleeves and get the neighbors to do the same for good solid roads , 771 7 Rev. W. R. Painter, of Paris, i joiin ixoien, oi me tinge , . r. . ,. . . . . i i was lr tlie city Saturday after Indicator, came down Saturday : ,,. ,., to spend Sunday with his moth er. John and his nephew. Har ry Norman, are getting out a good, clean paper. For Early Ohio Seed Pota toes go to Jacou Rousk. noon enroute to Shelbina to till appointments for Rev. H. A. Hunt, who is holding a protract ed meeting for him at Paris. He reported large audiences, good interest, but at that time no accessions. Talk about mud; it was so deep in the Bethlehem neigh borhood Sunday that Willi me exception of font persons the entire congregation walked t services. That ought to be an eye opener on the gravel road question. For fresh dry goods go to Miss Trim: Swinkky. Something every one can at tend. Blind Hoone pleases them all. At the Opera House Tuesday March 28th. Reserv ed seats now on sale. Another cyclone lias swept across Arkansas, Mississippi. Alabama and Georgia destroy Ing a score of lives and more than a million dollars worth of property. The building on the corner, Opposite the postoffice lias been thoroughly renovated with soap water, paint and upa per for its new tenant J. li. An derson. There will be no experiments tried at the coming City Elec ! tion. The old members of both boards are so satisfactory that a change of any kind would be dangerous to the city's welfare. Robt. and E. W. Kincaid and William Davis, of near Warren, took (Jreely's advice Monday and started west. They were booked for Bozman, Mont., where they will grow up with the country. Hon. VV. 0. L. Jewett, of tlie Shelbina Democaat paid this office an appreciated call Mon day afternoon. His estimable wife accompanied him to the city and spent the afternoon with friends. Correspondents will please mail their letters on Monday instead of Tuesday unless they know of some important event to occur on Monday night. The reason for tlie change is it will give a better chance to figure on space and get them all in each issue of the paper. Two to one on the black. Tlie Monroe City Candidate for County School Commissioner will pass under the wire ten lengths in the lead with good prospect.-, of leaving the little bay in the distance. Prof. R. S. Nichols is too popular among the teachers of the county for any other result and be is too well known as an educator to need puffing. A are treat at the Opera House Tuesday March 28th Blind Boone's Concert Co. Ad mission 28 and 5)5 cents.