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W. . ROUSE, - Editor R. F. HIXSON, - City, Editor MONROE CITY. MO. trorir Hl ICI? apply to J W 8tpli MM. Telephone Mw 74. For good ice go to J. VT. Bur dltt. Dr. Hortiback, Oculikt and Auriat. Hannibal. Mo. For delicious Ice Crearo goto the Christian's Cafe. Miss Effie Baxter, of Hunt ington, lias been the guest of her sister. Mm. V L. B nd. For a good Luncheon or First Clamn Meal the place to And it is at Christian. When the younu ladies leave the city on a shopping tour, iodic out for orange blossoms. Farm Loans at 6 Per Cent Wejiuvo- prr-pureo to lonn mud ' of "atl.OOO or more on ftood Im : proved farms in Monroe Count , I nt A per cent f ntcrent with unmll coninilMHioti, or II per cent witn i out eommtawlitii J. 1 M1LS0N & CO, x Monroe City, Mo. Dan K. Yowell week mining, well Dan (ell you what. s)ent last we will let Col. A II- Warner is looking after his interests at Cleveland. Ohio A. E. Mudd, of Clapper, has sod out his business at that point tr Hayes Bros. .Mr. Mudd may locate in this city.,. Wilson Bros, sold their tine The little birds continne to w!iisper. I For the best Ice Cream Soda I go to Cliristain's Cate. V. Marion Nolen has laid down the cold coin for the Dkmockat. Many thanks. Mrs. Mary Oresham, of North rin Kansas, has been the guest of her kinsmen, J. T. Christian. E. Movers is building a pret ty cottage home on his farm north of the city. BIANO FOR SALF. A good si 1 nan- piano for sale cheap. Enquire at this office. Isaac Melson. of Stoutsville, was iu this city with his many friends Friday. i- When it comes to pretty Mis-.svi'.i-ied-- --apple's, ' Sam'l Sparks know,9 how AJ grow them. At Try and keep cool through this little hot spell. It will not always be this way, In the meantime remember the "OLD RELIABLE" b always ready wHh a full slock of DRUGS AND MEDICINES PAINTS, OILS AND WALL PAPER. Mottoi "The best goods always the cheapest." B.O.WOOD. wnso.. nni, so,,, u,,c least he. a-.ve. several" preitv Shon horn bull for 205 at bafti iTOeYcii piieTuirs- Kutisas City stock sti lei last , .tvsm:j E ' Tt-i-i-l.- .- - iatfi : , The befct fresh artow cured the dear youngglrU. of Shiel. neats utile citv a well as a i ,, ., ,r mi- ..", 1 c 1 was 111 thecuKx witlf teHfives nil hue.,,! staple and fancy I, . , 2Jrl 1 Fr day. Tiii roceries are earned bv I meats in 1 he I t Sharp & Donkey. Miss Goldie AlexatidettrBfe' of the pretty and retijijed yoaVfg ladies of Spalding, has been the guest of her brother. E. J. Alexander, WP EVERY WEEK It you sell Stark TyKKM . . . - - . ww W I DAV Hecnrd. outfit Khke yKi-iT llUiK.etu II C A CU M'le for then, to V J M. S Km i, l'.yex.etr ftec FPFICiHT lie lor tlien, to May" - - w. STARK NUR5ERY, Louisiana., Mo. HIDES. We want your Hides. We mean Cattle not human Hides. Will pay Highest prices for them. Sharp & DoNMSY. J. W. Gosney. of Shelby County, was the guest of his brother the latter part of last week. offers one J years subscription , free, as- a premium to tile corn raiser woo bring, in "five of the best ears of corn between tTtts"-daffe and Qct. 8l8t. The judges will' be com J posed of Corn raisers and the different lots of corn will be numbered so a show -for your white alley is guaranteed. Don't forget the date, corn, or a try for the premium. Saturday Benj. Handley was on crutches. He took a tumble out of wagon and sprained his ankle. Three little boys in St. .Louis have' learned to' '-burgle. The eldest is only ! I years old.' Tl-ey ought to be set on -a hot shin gle'. The House of correction would merely graduate' tlieni .in crime. WATK1 SICVKKAI. UlilOHT AND HON-' KBT persons to ropreaun't u a Managers Ip . this aud olono by montlo. Salary'!) a year and expenses. Straight, boim tide, a raoui.- n leas aalary- Portion permanent.- Our ref ( Mtm any bank In any town- It is mainly unite wort condiictod at uonie. KeferD,ee. Enclose self-sddrossed . stamped envelope. . Tin. Dominio Company. Dept. S, CMcago.l-21 A Narrow liscape. Thankful, works written by Mr., Apa ti, Hurt. ofGroton, sf D.' '"-Was takori with h bad cold wiijivlrftttJl-d'tri her luns: oougb si-t in .tul tltially terminated in Consumption.; ,Koir' DoL-tors gave me up, Biytngs I ould live but a slioi-t time. ' 1 gavt myself, up to my Savior, (Uteimi'iied ifl uotibl not live with my friend's on earth, t would meet Jniy absent, us above. My husband was advised .to get Dr. Kiug'd Iuw Discovery .for Consump tion, Coughs ami Colds. I gave it a trial, took in all eight bottles. It haa cured me, and thank (iod I am saved and now a well and healthy woman.''' Trial bottles free at U. O. Wood's Drug Store. Itegular size iUc and UN. Guaranteed or price rofuUden i)a ine M)un ljp..r'JJiJt'Otlu'h Tr?Hv;is t be . guest; of-his .Vrteod.hrVV-ood" audi familv.tbe la tto,rrt"Vf last week. TO CURE L. A GRIPPE Ilfl TWCL l8. Take I.axATivjf .' Baoio- QtrtJiim! TAni.ET.-,. All drugRlstJi refund the money if it fulls Iq cur. E..W, Qnovt's signature gp4B4Ub)paJ0 - ...rfN-s:st . 2U,n a si-P" The Dkmociiat We learn that W. Harrison Boarman. of near Huntington, has grown tired of the farm and will lire a locomotive on the Burlington. R. R. Harry Jarman returned -Thursday from- La Grange w.here he bad been to visit relatives. While there he assisted the band to furnish music at the Celebration. . 1 i. : -'-;r:-, -..' (jjapton.- Miss., .Oct. .20, At at.. Aune, Leake county, twen ty miles east 'of here yesterday, Mr,s. J. H. Grambrallv, 'and 'four children were burned to. death In'a ufe .which destroyed their home.':'" . ... , .. 1 1 ' ' ' ' '" ' . SY -7T--;.C, Dr; J. H. Garrisop, editor of the Christian ISvangelist in St. Louisl has .resigned his posi tion! He had .beep editor of the' Evangelist and tU paper that preceetled it for more than thirty year's. , MARRIED MEN. ' Whenever a' married man shows up on the street with a black "eye or skinned nose, they give one. and only one excuse for it. Prank Orr came to the city last Friday with one dis colored optic. He had been splitting wood. They do say that quail are thick and plenty in this vicinity and many of them are as large as a Prairie chicken. Boys don't shoot until tlie closed .season is out. I ; , . , .. ..y Uncle Billy (Jones IVk-' corkei if he ip an extra! ' good ':farmer. Saturday he brought in a.jiock: et fullj-of fancy lo6VfHng 'hickory nirfs bpt every last'; One 6T them had a hole in it. He has taised some fine corn anft will be in the Democrat contest. To be a rebel you must, .first be a subject. But just the same, the so called Plri'l ippi no rebels never, impose 6r ' G'en. Otis. When t4iey feel ' like' lighting tliey goown to the suouros or Manila Vid call Otis Out, have a brush inc then retfeat. Otis then censors the news and wires Washington another victory. See. Nit.e iu H. Groves spent Sunday the citv with friends. Hal Scheetz. of the Line, came in-, Sunday to visit his sister, MissRetta. Rev. G. V. Buckner, of A Paris young man advertis ed for a wife under'an assumed Louginame and lis sister replied, arso unaer an assumed'' name. The nllOtrHT.-l nlis-werp yHi:i mr. i o I , . ed and the sister felt "so humili;, ttted that she told lV rnotbpr Clarksvillei Mti., was in the., TnVb'ld lady .broke. thte ne-wo" city wwnrtenus atonmp ..pap- wliq ,.ic aiiti' said ' Mr.loharles and Miss Miu- j "Mother, it seems pretty hard nTe Kitig, of -Haiinib.il, spent to have two dam pliools in the SuiuTavl in thecity with friends, f family but it seems' t'u'at we've Mrs. Thornton Marshall and i 'emi'VMftdison Times. ' -children, of Quincy, came over! DEMONSTRATED.. Saturday to Visit the heme folk. , Americans havi again dein- ' onstrated the fact that' 'the old UI) lO lilftV OillUIUU)' V ,.' .1 ?' Tomnkins. of near Sharpsburg, ! auage a no History-arenot cor L , , a, , had cribbed 100 barrels Of line solid corn. R. T. Robinson at orte time editor of the Lincoln County News has leased the Appleton City Herald. Mr. Robinson is a tirst class gentleman and a good newspaper man and will certainly make the Herald hum. Success to you Bob. Elsbery Gazette. Mr. Robinson was formerly the editor of the Mouroe City News and is well known in this section. POSTMASTER IN TROUBLE. Postofrice Inspector Moore has discovered that Millard P. Cox, postmaster at New Lon don, is short in his accounts to the amount of $407. -The office was turned-over. to Gox's bonds men, J. E. Megown,. John ' B. Briggs, P. J. Lyug and Henry Bramkdettv and Prank" Buch anan was placed in charge of it. Cox .is unable-to account for the shortage. Arrests-Bwiy'trrTlow. rr-Haawibal -Journal.-' . . i u a i"- The .Sure LaGnppe Cure? 1 There ia no use suffering -fron this" dreadful malady, if yon willotily' m the right -remedy. Yo,i, are haviug pain all through yoift- body, your liver Is out of order, have uo appetite no 11M or ambition, have a bad cold, in fact are completely used up. Klectric Bitters la :the only remedy that will give you prompt and sure relief They act directly on your Liiver. Stomach and Kidneys, tone up the whole system and malto you feel like a new being. They are guar anteed to cure or -price refunded. For sale at B. O. Wood's Drug store only 60 cents per bottle. 1285 vs $47.50 makes i dandv comparison, does it not? gliomas Eizea and his friends and neighbors south of the city say the gravel road must be finished not only toSa't River but to Centre. Good for their pluck, push and energy. They are now working ten teams. The English-Transvaal war will cause a stringiucy in gold in London. The average week ly shipments of gold from the Transvaal to London for sev eral years has amounted to 400.000. OUR LATEST MUSIC OFFER. I'lease send na the names and ad dresses of three music teachers or performers on the-piano or organ and twenty-five cents in silver or postage and we will send yon all of the fol lowing now and most popular pieces full sheet music arranged for piano or organ. -'The Flower that won my Heart" now belijg sung by the best known singers in the -country, "Ma trai, OHtourke" the ' laltest' popular wn.lt. song, "March. Manila Dewey 's March Twor-fStep" as play ed,,bi .the famous U ,S, Marino Hand, of Wash lnh' DyC'. andv'6 other pages of popular 'mdsie. 1 1 . , ft I.I ' .. 1 tmm m.i. i ...i;.. lia. rect. England is not "The mistress of the seas." 'Iri every contest with her Yankee con cerns she loses out. In her bat tles England has lost. In every friendly contest England ' Has lost. Friday with a fifteen mile wind the yacht Columbia de feated the . Shamrock for the third time and woo the race. The English-American yacht contests began in 1854. Brigadier Gen. Fred Funston. Don't he make you tired? Do you know how to swim? If so, you know that it is a physical impossibility for a man or com pany of men with woolen clothes, leggins, shoes, rifle and belt full ot cartridges to swim a stream. It matters not wheth er they are under a Hail of shot or not. It is a pity to K nock the romance out of the Ameri can , Volunteers, but ft7' is folly to try to perpetrate ' that piece of nonsebse on the pe'd-"' ple. It is one thing to admpre'ta man andf an other o "bring; his services (already paid for.)tduvn to a commercial basis. Chi- indlanapolisf ind. fcago will give DeWey an ele- ; ..ONiWHtsgLS.,'.,, . -The roughest, ' totgUesp- and cutest things that" ever struck' tljjs.city. on wheels was Thurs-1 ican neople are the' most sen (lay;; V.Of teaatng.w.agon uaa a rqujjj) draft of the U, S-..A. '"on it and was labeled from Seattle to New York. They,, claim to ltA'tt been live years bn 'the .road- .They were neat and cleat),' but teams aud, wagons w-re.worn out.. They claimed to be Lasley's, related to the Lesley's of near Hunnewell. Hix son, of the Democrat and Col. N. 0. Borders of the Burlington i iilroaddid not have any fun out of Miss .Susie Andervn be- use she was one too many fo em. ganrsuver sejrvice. lr lias a t'eiidencv to make .true, tieisin chhi'p.'Just lik?. old clothes on a lifie. Pitty 'tis et& ThV Amer- slble pole pn. earth, but when . Oiev start in to.jnake- "ih6o&' ' of themselves tdiew-atvs' trr'n rer tliati the greatest. SAD. v ' The death of Eugene EUio'tt ' Saturday was a sad one. He was a promising youug man. A little more than a year ago he married Miss Hartigan and in the Hey day of wedded bliss wss cabled hence to leave her and a .bright babe. Rev. Fr. Shiel delivered the fuueral oration at Shiel Sunday afternoon.