ykLL of your friends read or
at least they should read
The Monhoe City Democrat
LARGE I because it gives the church
SMALL news" 'ode news, the
cial news, the local news, the
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.
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
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
. .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
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.
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.
We Have Plows L Buggies
AS WELL AS
If you want an enoV
gate seeder see us. V
Come and see our mail
boxes. They are cheap
R. MANNING WALKER.
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
tionately low. Through Tour
ist Sleepers personally conduct
ed to California frequently
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.
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.
New York, N. Y. A dis
patch from Utrecht over the
signature of ex-President Paul
"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
"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
"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."
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.
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
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
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
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.
H. E. WATTS,
P. it T. A.
FOR NORTHWEST SETTLERS.
THE BURLINGTON'S SPECIAL
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,
THE BURLINGTON'S CALIFORNIA
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
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
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
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
Timothy and clover seed for
ale at A. H. Grekn'
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