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Newsy Hems Complied for us by our Country Correspondents. Cooperville. Be sure and attend the school meeting ;i t the school house next Tuesday April 1st and vote for the ritfht man. Mrs. William Sherman, of Victor. accompanied by John T. Christian of Monroe City, visited Mrs. Price Griffith latl Thursday. Mis. Lou Colvert and Miss Ella Evans visited Mrs. V. U. Hibbert near Warren Saturday C E. Colvert has decided as he lias a HOD of his own to help him, he can run a farm alone, and has rented his grandfath er's place and is preparing to move this week. Master Harry Welton will run the ranch for Mrs. Lou Col vert this year. Miss May Hawkins, of near Warren, paid a flying business trip through Cooperville last week. John Owen, of Monroe City and Jack Crawford of the Stone district was circulating around in Cooperville buying stock Thursday. Mr and and Mrs. H I. Lear visited Charley Weller's family eat of Warren Sunday. Willie Young and Jan Sua garl of Stone district visited Master Harry Welton Sunday. Bernie Sandifer has conclud ed that there are other ways to make a living besides plowing and chopping brush so h a s rented the Price Griffith home in Monroe City, and he and his estimable wife will be residents of your city for the future Joanna News. Will Uubison sold a span of mules last week. Price received 190. Oregon Anderson has left his old farm and is moving out near Vandalia with his family. Alva Berry was calling on MlSS Quilling last Sunday even ing. Miss Clista was all smiles. Mr. Shuck and family were at church Sunday at St. Paul . Services were conducted Pr. Bar nst. John Berry and family were at his father's, N. J. Berry, last week. Prink Hamilton had a very sick horse last Monday on his road to Monroe City. E l Hayden was in this vicini ty last Sunday. Ed comes quite often. There was preaching at Pleasant Grove church last Sunday. Services were con ducted by Rev. Weldon. of Canton. Laura Wickersham is visiting at her brother-in-law's, Ed Young, near Mt. Pleasant Clarence Howard will close a seven month term of scliosl at Yeaer next Friday with exer cises at night. A good time is expected. Indian Creek. Spring is certainly here. Far mers are busy sowing oats. St Patrick's day was a little too cool for planting potatoes, so a great many postponed it until this week. Fr. Lyons, a Jesuit priest from St. Louis will be here Eas ter Saturday ancrSunday to as sist our pastor Rev. John Lyons. Mrs, Crowley, of Ely, is vis iting her brother Frank Elliott. Al Abel, was a pleasant call er at our school Thursday af ternoon. He spoke a few en couraging words to the teacher and pupils which were highly appreciated by both. Mrs. Tom Finnigan spent the first of the week with Mrs. Kate McNeils. School closes March 28. The county candidates filled their appointment at this place Monday. Their able speeches were enjoyed by a large crowd. Mrs. Susie Hayden who is liv ing with her daughter Mrs. Baz Hayes of Clapper is quite sick. Mr, and Mrs. Richaid Lillis are visiting their son Dan, west of Clapper. Mrs. Rosa Corley has been on the sick list but we are glad to be out again. Al Abel went fo Kirksville, Monday. Don't forget the euchre pa rty Easter Monday night. 1 H Oping i U City Election Ticket. Koticc Is hereby given that the regular gen eraU'lecliouorthe City of Monroe. Mo., will be held on Tuesday April list 1902. Offireis to be seloctedare Mayor,' Mjrshal, Collector, Police Judge and one Aldermanfrom each ward, Voting Places . First Ward - Hanley House, Second Ward CreamerytMUls Third Ward Rees' Lumber Omce 1). D. MEI.SON, Acting. President of the Board of Aldermen and Mayor pro tem. .Monroe City, Mo., March JOth 1803, Forty -Six. Monday, O. Harry Parks turned his forty sixth milestone on the road of life. For a week he has been alone and lonely for his wife was visiting in St. Louis, but she did not forget to ring him up, for she sent him a lovely bloodstone set ring to remind him of his natal day and that she is still his ootsy-tootsy. Seed Corn. Sharp & Pat terson. LEVY'S CASH STORE Our Clothing Department Is brim fuI1 with ail the new things in Men's, boys' and children's suits. 2 we are show ing some of In Our Line of Men's Suits the best values we have ever been able to show in Monroe City, in all the new colors any styles. X X . w t r n , , is far better than Our Line 01 Boys and ' ever and our cash Children' Clothing JC. buying and 8elUog has enabled us to make still lower prices than we have ever offered. Our Line of Shirts & Hats ,",h"'rine is larger and better than ever. Come in and let us convince you that it pays to trade at the cash store. A . A Yours for Business, Levy's Cash Store, Not Guilty. Frank W. McAllister, prose cuting attorney of the county explains his non appearance to try Tim Sanders and Jim Smith arrested for stealing this way: 'The notification or message sent me did not reach me until after the little niggers had been released." That being true, of course he is blameless for not prosecuting them. Shipstuff, Bran and Chicken Feed. Sharp & Patterson. i f t f I BUT THE BRAND NEW LINE OF-m Dry Goods and Groceries are Still Full and Complete Souvenirs all gone but the stock and prices are attractive because the first is the brightest and best and the second the lowest to be found on the market. WV are out for trade and Good Goods and Low Prices are Bringing it BERT BULL. PHONE NO, 67. i i The Chillicothe Telegraphy College. Is the largest and best equipped college of the kind in the West. The professor in charge is a practical R. R. oper ator. This school has not been able to fill the calls made upon it for operators. In session fifty two weeks in the year. Enter any time. For full information address, Allen Moore, Chilli cothe, Mo. Get cash price Sharp & Donley's. on flour at .JUUUUUL Chillicothe Commercial and Shorthand Colleges. Are in session fifty-two weeks in each year. Students can en ter any day Life tuition certifi cates for each only $25 Over 300 enrolled in Commercial and 200 in Shorthand in past twelve months. Every Shorthand grad uate is holding a good position For free catalog address, Allen Moore, Pres., Chillicothe, Mo. Notes. Mrs. Lucinda Silvers, wife of Ambrose J. Nolen, was born June 16, 1866 and died at her home in this city at 7:30 a. m., March 23, 1902. Funeral services were con ducted by her Pastor, Rev. R, B. Briney, at the Christian church at 2:30 p. m.. Monday. She was a devoted wife, fond mother and a true friend. Her life was that of a christian woman. Our loss is her gain. fiftieth Annivesary Aaron Boulware, i lie next mayor of this city was supreme -ly happy Saturday aud his face was as rosy as a full moon and as broken with smiling wrinkles as a purling brook with wave lets. The occasion being the cele bration of his fifcieth birthday. There was the royal turkey dinner and Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Boulware, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Proctor, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Scott. Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Wood, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Evans Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sullivan, Messrs James Boulware, R V. Sullivan and CgM. Sullivan, all relatives and all impatiently waiting for Aaron to carve that turkey to the heart. Mr. Boulware was almost as spry as afullgrown boy and just about as expert with the carver, but iu time all were served and pleasantly satisfied. His family sprung a very en joyable surprise on him, by the presentation of a handsome gold watch and chain may be it was to let him know what time o night to come home, and Mrs. E. S. Boulware irave him a beautiful little gold locket to fit the chain. It was a happy day for A. Boulware and his friends present and absent wish him many returns. Cow Peas Sharp & Patter son. Bad Accident. Friday morning while play ing with a brush fire, Herman, the three-year-old son of Mr. and. Mrs. Henry Burkhart, of Woodville, Macon county, this state, was burned to death. Henry, his seven-year-old broth er, in trying to save the little ones lite, was so badly burned that his life is dispared ot. Seed Potatoes. Sharp & Patterson. After a severe illness with apendicitis at the home of her friend, Mrs. H. L Hardy, Miss Blanche Theihoff was well enough Tuesday afternoon to be moved to her home in Hun-newell. J. E. Fish has moved from the cottage east of the Metho dist church to the one just west of the Frst. Baptist church. He must live near a church, and the amount of water doesn't cut any figure. Michael Landers, Fred Gos ney. Bud Crawford and several other farmers told us Saturday that the ground was thoroughly soaked with water from the last rain and if there was no rain before Monday, hundreds of acres of oats would go in the first of -the week. One visit to J. B. Anderson's will conviuce you that be is slaughtering prices on goods in all departments in his store. Dr. J. J. Norton, who has been spending the winter in the South, is expected home about the middle of April. His friends will be as glad to see him as he will to return. We understand his health has not been good lately. Mrs. J. E. Travis, of Rensse laer, came up Saturday morn ing on the train so as to be able to attend the P. E. O. meeting in the afternoon. After the meeting she was joined by her husband, Rev. J. E. Travis, who was enroute to Florida to fill appointments. She accom panied h mi. Jackson & Walker, the well drillers, have spent the winter drilling for water on the Al Cassady farm northeast of the city. Saturday morning they struck a fine flow of water at the depth of 535 feet and it raised 470 feet in the well Bargains! Bargains! In Combs, Brushes, Cutlery, Perfumes, Purses, Wall Paper, Writing Paper, Lamps, Fine Chinaware, Base Balls, Bats, Gold Pens, Paints, Oils, etc. Try us, Wood fc Umstattd.