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BOYS! ykLL of your friends read or at least they should read The Monhoe City Democrat LARGE I because it gives the church 1 SMALL news" 'ode news, the so- cial news, the local news, the You Have Always WANTED A Serviceable f ! I ! t domestic news and the political news. It tells of friends absent, of friends who will be absent, of strangers coming in whom you will ,be interested in. It gives the marriages, the births and tells frequently of the loss of a friend It works for every interest of Monroe City and vicinity, therefore for your in terests. It is your friend 'in health and happiness and your friend when you are in sorrow, with you through life and leaves you onlv at the grave ' and then with a gentle kindly remembrance. When you don't subscribe, you are depriving yourself of a greater bene fit than $1 can be to the editor. Get eight (8) new sub scribers to the Democrat, bring the names and money to this office and the watch s yours, if you get delinquents to pay up arreages and one year in advance, these will be accepted tin-same as new subscribers Watches can be seen at the Democrat office. Now is the Tim to Get a Good Watch. Sample Copies of the Democrat Sent on Application. HERE IS AN OPPOR TUNITY TO GET ONE Democrat Printing Co,, Monroe City, Mo. i f i ft 4 4 J Gift From Rockefeller. Cochran Pleads For Boers. President J. P. Greene, of Washington, D. 0. Tie William Jewell c o 1 1 e g e, j most eloquent appeal c.'iVl located at Liberty, Mo , has an-; made in Congress for the cause nounced that John D. Rocke-jof the Boers came from the lips ieller, the oil magnate, has of-i of Representa'.i ve Cochran of fered to give $25,000 to the en-; Missouri dowment fund of William Je-j "We have ignored the rights well college. The offer is of those republics." he said, made through the American ! "and we have trampled upon Baptist Educational Society the law of nations in doing it. We have an Anglomaniac in "Follow The Flag." THE BANNER ROUTE and is on condition that $75, 000 more be raised this year William Jewell's endowment was increased 1-)J,000 last year, A. D. Brown, of St Louis, giving s?2.j,000 on the same con dition as the Rockefeller offer. The college now has an endow ment of $300,000. This institu tion of learning is well known to Hannibal citizens, it jiaving in its limits several who graduated therefrom with dis tinction and honor, notably, Attorney C. E. Rendlen, Rev, Everette Gill, Rev. J R Nevins and Rev. H. H. Hulten. Miles Says He'll Resign if Root Bill is Passed. Declares proposed law for or ganization of a general staff is framed for no other purpose than to permit Secretary of War and adjutant general to promote their favorites says it would disorganize army, and he would not Countenance it, even by retaining his commis sion. Possibility that he may be disciplined for statements. the state department, who could see nothing in the cause of the Boers and everything sacred in the unlawful preteu sions of Great Britain. (Demo cratic applause.) . .T .1 .1 .. .1 1 A 1 t. . 4.1. An ueeu ami u. iruiu, at me . New York, Detroit. Des Moines very outbreak of this war, ad St. Paul and Omaha; and every question oi miernauo.i.n gt Lou)s tQ QblcaffO, Buffalo. .... FOR . . New York, Niagara Falls, De troit, Toledo, Omaha. Council Bluffs, St. Paul and all points north, east and west. Though Chair Cars (seats free) and Buffett Sleeping Cars, Kansas City and Moberly to Wo, the undersigned Draft Horse Co., hav bought this great Imported Draft Horse aud placed him In our community for the purpose of producing for ourselves, our neighbor! and friends a better class of draft horses and we respectfully invite you to call and see him. He is a Great Horse of His Kind. He is 6 years old, a Jet black, 17 haad and one inch high, is a horse of groat substance, closely coupled, short legs, clean bone and of wonderful symmetry style and action weighing about 2110 pounds. He has an excellent eye, a splendid foot, a finely proportioned body and is au easy and graceful mover. If Like Begets Like he Will Surely be a Great Producer. This horse will make the seaion on B G Moss' farm 41-2 miles northeast of Monroe City, Mo., and will serve mares at fl2 00 to in sure in foal (money due tvhon fact is ascer tained) or tin. 00 to insure Hvicg coll. In all cases the colts will be held for the service fee. If the mare is dispose of after servlco is rendered, service fee will be due and payable, with out any exception. Care will be taken to prevent accidents but we will not be responsible should any occur. Marcs from n distance pastured at (1.50 per month. If you want t raise some horses that will sell quick for good money try the great Draft Horse, 8olide. Warren Township Draft Horse Company. STOCK HOLDERS. Wm. Gottman, President. Mike Madden, John T. Moss, iBsac Mclntyre, Treasurer, B. B. Swigert, Eugene Mastou. B. G. Moss, Secretary, K. A: Jackson, A. F. Griffith. P. S I have two line young blackjacks of my 0WB raising with which I will serve a few mares at (tt.OO to Insure in foal. B. G. Moss. SOLIDE. I tsi iVJ REMEflBER! f f, We Have Plows L Buggies AS WELL AS HARDWARE. If you want an enoV gate seeder see us. V Come and see our mail boxes. They are cheap and good. R. MANNING WALKER. til Cheap to Calfornia. Every day in March and April, via Burlington Route, Scenic Colorado and Salt Lane. One way Settlers' rates to Cali fornia terminals from St. Louis, $30.00; trom Kansas City and St. Joseph, C$25.00. Prom in-te-mediate territory, propor tionately low. Through Tour ist Sleepers personally conduct ed to California frequently each week. X X X X X rxxxxxxxxxxxx?xxxxxxxxxx CPS SMS bi mm 0 H you want the chc ARE i THE B EST THAT CAN BE GROWN : choicest vegetables or most beautiful flower you should read BURPEE'S FARM ANNUAL FOR 1 902 well known M th " Leading Amei lean iced Catalogue." It I mailed FREE to all. Better send your addrea TO-DAY. W. AT'.SE BURPEE ft, O.f ' E t PH I A nelffhhnr " Mrs. C. E. . VanDeusen, of Kilbourn, Wfj., was afflicted wite stomach trouble and con stipation fos a Ionic time. She says, "I have tried many prepartlons but none have done me the good that chamberlain, Stomach and Liver Tablets have." These Tablets are Jor sale at Wood & UmMattd's drug store. iPnte, 2 cent. Samples free. Boys Watch. To the boys who wish to take advantage of the Democrat of fer to give them a good service able watch if they secure eight (8) new subscribers or to get old subscribers to pay up and one year in advance, which will be the equivalent, we wish to say: Whatever you intend to do ought to be done at once, for other pi opositions will belaid before the people very shortly. It would take a days time, pos sibly two days, so if you want to earn the watch hurry up and let us hear from you. Kruger's Message. New York, N. Y. A dis patch from Utrecht over the signature of ex-President Paul Kruger says: "There will be more good news yet from Delarey. This victory of his reminds me of General Botha's allusion a year ago to the miracles of faith which saved Daniel out of the lion's den. My confidence in the ultimate triumph of the Boer cause could not be great er than it is now and, indeed, it never has been shaken. "I hope England will show that she sees the folly of at tempting to subdue the Boer race, by recognising it now and by restoring independence to the Transvaal republics. By do ing this she will spare herself as well as the Boers further bloodshed and expense and will retain the republics as friendly laws involved was decided ad versely to the Boers by the secretary of state. Every con tention tor which they are fighting was cast aside, and every unlawful assumption of power a d authority asserted by Great Britain was confirm ed. "And now it has come to pass, when the wails of the suf fering wives and children of the heroic Boers are borne to our ears by every gale, provok ing a responsive chord in the hearts of sympathetic people throughout the world, and they are willing to relieve the sutler ings of these unfortunates, that our secretary of state discov ers some rule of international law that shuts the mouth of mercy and palsies the hand of charily. "Shame upon this firce. Shame upon this hippodrome by which the American republic is yoked in the companionship of this infamous power and made to seem to be a conserva tor of the brutal hand of this conquering army. Shame upon the cowardice of the American people in permitting it. and every day. I say, "How long, O Lord, how long." Chionic.Dlarrhoen, Mr. C. B. Wlngfield, of Fair Play, Mo,, who suffered from chronic dyentery for thirty fiv e years, says Chamberla u's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Kemeday did him more good than any other medicine he had ever used. For sale by. Woo St Uuttattd. The Jesters. Progress. His Friend "Are you writing an historical novel?" The Literary Cuss "Don't say a word. I'm writing a prehistorical novel!" Puck. Husband "How do you like your new girl?" Wife "Well, she works me a little harder than the last one, but she is more respectful." Tit-Bits. The Size of It "The princi pal ingredient in all these pat ent medicines is the same." "It must be a powerful drug. What is it?" "Printer's ink." Town and Country. Willing to Oblige. Minister "Little boy, do you use to bacco?" ' 1 Small Boy "Sure thing, mister, but I'm sorry I can't give you a chew, I'm all out." Chelsea Gazette. Restitution "You horrid child, you have been taking some of the curry of your uncle's." "Only i mouthful, auntie, and I put it all back in the jar again." Brooklyn Life. Red, White and Blue "Thar must be a woodpile up to col lege. Maria " "Why?" Hiram?" "Because Crawfoot's son writes that he sees our Silas picking up chips every night. Chicago Daily News. Bad News. Superintendent (of Metropolitan railway) "Here is an article saying the average American is gaining in weight." President "That's too bad. We won't be able to pack so many of them in a car. As it is, we are only making about 900 per cent on each p asaenger." Life. New York and Boston. Compartment Sleeping Cars between St. Louis and Kansas City. Magnificent Dining Cars be tween St. Louis and the east. Fine road bed elegant equip ment and fast time. C, S. CRANE, G. P. 4 T, A. St. Louis H. E. WATTS, P. it T. A. Moherly. FOR NORTHWEST SETTLERS. THE BURLINGTON'S SPECIAL ONE-WAY RATES. During March and April, H02 one way settlers' rates to the Northwest will be greatly re duced. Ask the agent. "The Burlington Northern Pacific Express" is the great through train to the whole up per northwest region from St. Louis. Kansas City, St. Joseph, Lincoln, Neb. THE BURLINGTON'S CALIFORNIA EXCURSIONS; PERSONALLY CONDUCTED. These are run every week di rect to California via Denver. Scenic Colorado, Salt Lak City, in charge of special con ductors; from St Louis. Han nibal. Quincy, Burlington. Kan sas City, St. Joseph Arrange to join these excursions. H0MESEKERS' EXCURSIONS TO THE WEST AND NORTH WEST. Pirst and third Tuesdays ot each month. THE MAIN TRAVELLED ROAD. Burlington trains are the best to Kansas City. St. Joseph, Omaha, Denver. St. Paul Cali fornia, Montana, Washington, Pacific Coast on the west; St. Louis. Chicago and Peoria on the east. Outline your trip and let our agent or the undersigned ad vise you the least cost. WM. FITZGERALD L. W. WAKKLKY Qeneral Agent, Gen'l Passenger Agent Hannibal, Mo. 8t Louis. Mo. HOWARD ELLIOTT, Gen'l Manager, St. Louis. Mo r-Per n TT u Dcent lvioney TO LOAN ON FARM LANDS. At small expense and commission in amounts of S1.00 to '$10,000 and over on TIM TO SUIT THE BORKOWER. Privilege given to make partial pay ments at Interest paying dates Noappraismentsor red tape required All loans closed, money paid out on short notice by W. W. LONGMIRE, Real Estate Lawyer. Monroe Clty, Mo. Cowpeas and caue seed for sale at. A. H. Gkkkn's WHY SHOULD YOU? Why should you bring your sale bins, horse and jack bills to the Democrat office to be rotten out? Because the work wil be done quickly, neatly, artistically aad at fair price. Timothy and clover seed for ale at A. H. Grekn'