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Monroe City Democrat.
VOL. 16 MONROE JOITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1904 NO 4T Candidate for AttorneyvGeneral, ITEMS FROH FARMERS flf Fantirrc Fnr Farmers And Pertiiiniflr Of Farmers, For Fanners And Pertaining To Farmers- John Shay will sell on what is known as the Juhn Cleary farm, 3 miles east Joanna, on Friday, March 5, his personal John Cleary has good corn for (property, consisting of 5 nead sale in any quantity. 2-25 ' of horses, 13 head cattle. 24 hogs, tarming implements, corn, 15 tons hay, household and kitchen furniture, etc. This is FARMERS INSTITUTE. HON. JOHN M. SALLEE. Hon. John M. Sallee, of Beth any, a man of splendid mental ability and for twenty years a successful lawyer, is a candi- Judge Sallee is making the race on his merits. He is a man of firm convictions with the courage, both moral and date for Attorney General of physical, to fight for bis con Missouri. He is thoroughly vie t ions, has never been asso--equipped to fill the important ciated in any manner with cor position. He caused to be in- porations. combinations or stuped and prosecuted to a sue- mergers, has no friends to pro cessful judgment the first case tect or shield, has always been under the "corrupt practice opposed to dishonesty in poli act," reported in 153 Missouri tics and stood tor good govern Supreme Court Report. For ment. He is a native-born Mis eigtit years be has been a mem- sourian and his past record and ber of the State Democratic ability are such that those who Committee, is a Democrat know him best say that he is every day, and for the past 20 eminently qualified to fill the years has been fighting the important position to which he battles of the party. aspires. MUTUAL TELEPHONE Unions - Farmers Held A Meeting Satur dayMuch Enthusiasm. Pursuant to a call of J. M Grigsby, President of the Mon roe County Telephone Uuion, about seventy-five farmers met at the DEMOCRAT office Satur day. The meeting was an en thusiastic one. The farmers want good telephone service They want the service at cost and want to h ive the right to talk to any oue in Northeast Missouri having a phone. For these reasons they have decid ed to organize a Mutual Tele phone Sysiera. putting in a switch board in Monroe City and then 'phone the town. Another meeting will be held at the Democrat office Satur day afternooti and all who are interested are urged to be present. Cummins- Leasure. At five o'clock Tuesday after noon at the home of the groom's brother Mr. Samuel S. Cummins and Miss Pearl Leasure were married. The ceremony was performed by Rev. I. W. Read in the presence of a few friends Mr. and Mrs. Cummins will make their home here. V uaz tiays ot uouiday, was a pleasant caller at the Democrat office Monday. Victor Hagan of Mellette, S. Dakota, wanting the news from the old home sends for the Dem ocrat and of course be gets it. Shot Himself. Eddie, the 13-year-old son of !,,.( Will, . ... Iino 1., nf the colored school, went to the country on a sled with C. H. i Williamson Monday. The boy bad a shot gun with him to shoot rabbits. In some man ner the gun slipped off the sled aud was discharged. The load of shot struck the left side and ranged upwards, shattering the shoulder joint and injuring the collar bone. It is a question of life or d eath with chances iu favor of the latter. Ragsdale-Hardest y. James tiigsiaie and Miss Bessie Hardesty were married Tuesday afternoon at the home of the bride, south-west of Hun- newell. Mrs. Bertha Taylor is visit ing friends in the Gem City. Madison Payne, merchant at Warren, was a business visitor in the Vjueen ot tue rraines Tuesday. Mesdames Joe Moss and Thomas Dry ot Palmyra, were shoppers in Monroe City Tuesday. Mrs E. R. Hagan has taken advantage of E R's. being at home and slipped away to ber old home near Laddonia, for a visit with friends. Harold Westoff will celebrate bis 7th birthday today and also receive a pleasant surprise for bis father bad ordered through A. Jaeger a daady aloe bicycle for him. For clover or timothy seed go A H Green. Attend the Farmer's Institute in Monroe City, Monday, March 14. For Timothy and Clover seed see McClintic & Donley. Samuel Davis oftlnear Emden, went to Omaha and purchased 2 car loads ot Angora goats for Mr. McGordon of near Clarence. That is a good many goats. John W. White lost a cow in a peculiar way last week. She was stealing corn out of a crib with her horns and getting ber horn fastened, broke her neck. Samuel Davis of Emden, was in luck last week. He shipped a car of Mexican sheep to St. Louis and they were sold by Curt Wells. The top market price was $5.00 and he topped the market 25c. or in other words his car of sheep brought him $5 25. J. O. Gilson has completed a first class 286 foot well tor J. M. Johnson, near Rensselaer and moved his drill to the Sbel ton Hornback farm where be is drilling another one. John L Owen sent 12 bead of beeves to the Bluff City market Monday. John Elzea shipped a car load of prime cattle Sunday morning. "At the state Corn Show, in St. Louis on February 16, 17 and 18 under the auspices of the Missouri World's Fair Commvs sion, some 300 farmers, repre senting nearly every county in the State, competed for 25 cash prises, aggregating $1,000, offer ered by the commission. In addition to the individual en tries, four counties competed for the prizes offered for the largest collection and varieties of corn. Prizes were awarded as follows. "First prize tor white corn. Turner Dong of Fayette, How ard County "First prize for yellow corn. C O Raine, Canton, Lewis Co. "For best display of large ears. J E May, Libodie, Frauk lin Co. "For best collection ot differ ent kinds of corn. C O Raine, Canton, Lewis Co.'' Aud peimit us to say light here that to judge by the an nual corn display at the Demo CHAT office last tan, me iarm- ers of this vicinity took very little interests iu advertising their locality and products at the State Corn Show. William Crisp of Macon City, is ier Willi uis rewuvc j Nitcbman He is looking for a location and if he finds a farm that suits him in price and otherwise, will settle near here. Godfrey Discher, one of the forehanded farmers of north of the city baa been hauling 300 bushels of bis last year's crop of wheat to mill and receiving 83c per bushel. Hardest v Bros have sold J M Proctor & Son 1000 bush els of corn 1902 crop at 50c per hnahel. It is extra good coin and the have another 1000 bush els, but declined to sell to Mr Proctor at that price. a removal sale and all must be sold. Samuel A. Miller and family of New London, Iowa, moved down Tuesdav to the Prof. J T Vaughn farm, better known as the John L Nolen place, south of town. Mr Miller and family will find Missourians ever ready to meet them cordially and to give them a warm welcome. Ira Shelton has moved from west of the city to a farm near Ely. Elias Tooley sold to Barger & McClintic Tuesday 15 fine pork ers. J F Bottorff has moved to the farm be purchased of Elbert Yates south of this city. Dan S Sharp bought a car load of bogs from Boone Bros which averaged 290 lbs. Market . Report. Cattle f2.504.50 Hogs f4.005.05 Sheep $3.005.00 Hens Turkeys Ducks Geese Eggs Corn new 12c to 10c 13c 8c fHc . 10c ...35c -43c ...35c Corn old Oats Hay 16. 00 f 7.50 Shipments for the week easy. John Elzea 1 car cattle, Barger & McClintic 4 cars hogs, D b fcbarp 1 car hogs. A H Green 4 cars hay. Al Yates 1 car hay, Boulware & Finks 1 car ties. Total 12 cars. Expanding. Werner, the Tailor Doubles His Floor Space Doing Good Busines. Ten years ago this week a gen ial, courteous gentleman, Peter Werner, came to Monroe City and engaged in the merchant tailoring busiuess He being a a first-class cutter bis business has been continually growing For some time he has occupied the first room south ot the Farmers and Merchants' Bank, but his business demanded more room, so a stairway was put in and he is now occupying both floors. The first ti ior lias been papered and painted, a coat case put in and is used as the cutting depattment and to show the elegant line ot foreign aud domestic piece goods. The manufacturing department is on the second fl or. Mr. Werner now lias one of the best arrang ed tailoring establishments in Northeast Missouri and he has good reason to be proud of the business which he has built up. Homer Hickman of Hunnewell was a ousiness visum m city Monday. Benj. McElroy of Rensselaer, was a business visitor m mc city Friday. Ira Sbelton was a business visitor in Ely Saturday. Mrs. I. T. Dawson and daugh ter, Miss Jennie, paid the Dem ocrat office an appreciated call yesterday. Miss O. VanStavern, of Chi cago, is visiting ber sister, Mrs. Henry Fuqua. To Be Held In Monroe City, Monday March the 14 th Every farmer who possibly can. should attend the Farmers Institute which will be held in this city Monday. March 14. The meeting will be a profitable one. - The letter which follows is from Gao. B. Ellis, Secy., of of the Board of Agriculture, gives the subjects which will be discussed. Read: Mr. W J. Rouse, Monroe City, Mo. My dear Sir: I am in re ceipt ot your letter of the 12th and in reply beg to say that we have now completed arrange ments for a series of institute meetings, and you may an nounce a meeting tor Monroe City, on Monday, March 14. You can arrange the sessions to suit the convenience ot the people. and if it is satisfactory we can bold a forenoon, afternoon and evening session. The even ing session will be devoted to a lecture on Agricultural Pro gress, which will be illustrated by stereoptican views, and will be interesting to most anyone. There will be present to address the meeting Dr. J. C. Wbitce Horticulturist of tbe Experiment Station, who will discuss any subject requested by those present relating to horticulture; Mr. D. A. Rob nette of Columbia, one of tbe most successful apple growers of the state will discuss tbe Management of an Orchard; Dr. G. M. Tucker of tbe Agri cultural College, will lecture on "Corn Improvement". This is a very timely subject at this lime as there is a great interest in the improvement of Missouri corn. Demonstrations that have been made at our Experiment Station clearly show that an improvement can be made in our corn crop of from 10 to 50 per cent by scientific methods of breeding seed corn. Dr. D. F. Luckey State Veterinarian will discuss ' Live Stock Dis eases and Live Stoak Sani tation". Tbe subject of the most interest to tbe people of your community will be given the greatest amount of time. Trusting that we may have a successful meeting, and thank ing you for your interest in the matter. I rem tin, Yours truly, Geo B. Ellis. Sec y. Through With Folk. Dr. Gore, a leading physician of Marshall, Mo., and one of Saline county's m 3st stalwart aud influential Democrats, aud an enthusiastic supporter of Mr. Folk for Governor, after listening to Mr. Folk's speech recently delivered at Marshall, stated that he could no longer remain an advocate of the St. Louis prosecutor. He said that tbe effort was m . A I- 1 I ! . one ot tne oest r&epuoucan speeches he ever beard, but sadly out of place coming front amanseekinga nomination at tne bands of tbe Democratic party. Dr. Gore is well known in Ralls and Marion counties. Hannibal Journal. bas Since James T. Sandifer become a businesshaan-auction-eer as well as farmer, be wants to keep tab on tbehappeningsji ot this section so orders thdP Democrat to pay bin regujjr visits. f ttMlillaMilhMI III ' - Sla-uJ,t ...... jmZm. : ... rimf Ittal ,,,,1-11, i , g-ftft-- .-.tvv