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ill 1 I 0 8 u I r f ijj i I SPRING SHOES I i , BOULWARE'S SHOE STORE 1 UPKVDATE FOOTWEAR HIGHEST QUALITY LOWEST PRICES A. BOULWARE & SON. -S-SiE-S-C- Telephone No. 132, g 7 14 t It a T WJI 41 j I THE DEMOCRAT W. J. BOUSE, Editor. B. F. HIX80N, City Editor. TERMS $I,00PRRVEAR J intrcil at the pout office at Monroe City, Mo. as second-class matter. TELEPHONE NO. U. THURSDAY. MARCH 27, 1902. Will E. Shearman, of Victor, j was circulating among his ! friends in the cjty Saturday. j Dr. John Dawson, of Monroe ! City, visited his mother a ' Gentry last Sunday. Hatch Cors. to H Journal. Alexis Montgomery has se cured a good berth with the Bert Bull general merchandise merchant. Week before last Miss Gertie Sharp was in a peck of trouble. She was sure she lost her pretty opal ring on the street, but such was not the :ase for she found is safe at home in a dresser drawer. Joe Martin, an employe of Henderson & Son poulterers, met with a very painful accident Friday morning. While making egg cases he struck the ends of the two middle fingers of the left hand with the hammer and bursted both of them and knocked the nails off. Wm. Kubison, formerly of this city but now in the employ of the long distance telephone people, was in this city Friday afternoon enroule to Paris. All roads lead to Rome and to get most anywhere, one has to go through Monroe City. Will's friends were glad to give him a warm hand. Huston, the lumberman, has sold bills of lumber to P. C. Wisehart to build a three room cottage on his farm and to T. J. Pollard, south of Hunnewell to build a five room cottage on farm. is FARM LOANS. At 51"2 per cent interest straight, No commission X chargedVJ. H. GRADY. Of I- X C tim. D 1, lice uli iviumut. vuy uunn, ,( See the Beautiful Lamp at Williamsons inven Free tti th ustomer bringing us tne rnist. gs during April and May. Ex-Gov. W. J. Stone, knows good maple syrup when he sees it, and is a lover of the same. While in this city he bought six gallons of the '-long sweet ning" and shipped it to his home, Ferguson. Vernon Churchill. the globe trotter, spent the latter part of last week in the city engaged in his profession, sign writing. He left New York Jan. 1, 1901 on a bet. He was to circle the globe in twenty months and on the trip make !?2,000. He claims to have made and sent in up to date $1,400 of the amount. When Le makes the entire amount he will then make the trip as rapidly as possible. Garden Seed. The Burpee superior garden seed in bulk at A. H Greens. Horse Show. There will be a Horse Show, April 19, the 3rd Saturday in Apiil. The Horse and Jack ' handlers are taking consider I able interest in the coming event and it is safe to say The leading Horses and Jacks with their handlers will be here 'that day. It will be an interesting affair and all lovers of horse flesh should attend. Ear Badly Cut. A peculiar accident occurred at the High School Monday. The young men were playing ball and in some manner Burtus Maston was tnrown or fell against a barb wire fence ea.st of the school grounds and cut his riiflit ear almost off, Dr. W. B. A. McFutt took three stitches in it to draw the wounded mem ber together. Walts Incubator. It is a cold day when Waltei Moss cannot accomplish the un usual or break a record. Sat urda v he loaded his incubator with fresh egs, turned the heat on and by Monday he had one chick, with the prospect of hatching all of the eggs by to nigfct. J. T. Umstattds old ewe will have to go way back and take another try at it. Market Report. Cattle $2. 75 & $6.00 Hogs -44.50f6.25 Sheep $4.O0().0O Spring Chickens.? 8c Turkeys 8c(i 10c Ducks 7c Geese 4c Eggs 12c Shipments for week ending noon yesterday, Sharp & Gray 1 car sheep and 1 car of hogs. Bargcr & McClintic 2 cars of hogs, Henderson & Son 1 car eggs, Balzer & Dirigo 1 car eggs. Boulware & Finks 2 cars pileing. Total 8 cars. No greater service has ever been done the music loving public of this section than the presentation on Friday night of this week (Good Friday) by the j Castle Square Opera Company of Rossin's Stabat Mater at the Century Theatre in St. Louis. The regular bill of the week in cludes Faust which will be giv en with superbxasts on Sunday Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day evenings and at the Wed nesday matinee and Lucia di Lammermoor which will be the offering on Monday and Wed nesday evenings and at the Saturday matinee. Noted choir singers from leading churches in St. Louis and neighboring towns have offered their ser vices as members of the chorus for the production of the sacred bill which will be given on Good Friday night. The full program of devotional music for that evening is well worth a visit to St. Louis to listen to. and is as follows: Overture Ropespierre" Mr. Emanuel and orchestra; soprano solo "Repentance'" Gounod, Miss Adelaide Norwood; basso solo "The Crucifix" Faure, Mr.. Boyle, soprano solo "Peace, Peace My God," Verdi, Miss Josephine Ludwig; tenor solo, "Holy Night," Adam, Mr. Del amotta: soprana solo, "Hear, Oh! Israel." Mendelssohn, Miss Gertrude Renuyson. Stabat Mater the principal numbers wili be allotted to Messrs Shee han, Goff and Boyle and Misses Rennyson, DuFre, Norwood and Ivell. The full Castle Square orchestra and the great singing chorus will be heard in all the numbers calling for their ser vices and it is safe to say that no such evening of sacred song has ever been giveii.in St. Lou is as may he expected at the Cent ury Theatre on Good Fri day. We will have mail boxes for sale. R. M. WALKER. Jackson Redman This evening at 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents I southeast of this city, F. ; Everett Jackson of this city and I Miss Lima, daughter of Mr. and i Mrs. Richard Redman will be joined in Holv wedlock by Rev. I. W. Reed Both of the young folks were partially raised in this city where they are favorably known and justly popular with their large circle of friends. They will reside at the city residence of the grooms father, who will move to one of his farms northof the city May the God of happiness and prosperity always hover o'er them is the wish of their friend the Democrat. Onion Sets and Bulk Garden Seeds. SHARP & Patteuson. George Shearman, of .Folsom, Cal.. is the guest of his brother John. It is his lirst visit to this country since he left it 49 years and 11 months ago He naturally rinds very few old friends to give him a cordial welcome. ft I Building Paper of all Kinds Si AT REES' LUMBER YARD. m Corrugated carpet paper that will last for years and S only costs a little. I do not iutend for any thing to rot . or rust in my lumber yard. I only say this that you Ml may know that I will not be undersold. W Respectfully, IE 3D- Ji.