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Monroe City Democrat.
VOL. 16
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
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.
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
Ragsdale-Hardest y.
James tiigsiaie and Miss
Bessie Hardesty were married
Tuesday afternoon at the home
of the bride, south-west of Hun-
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
Mesdames Joe Moss and
Thomas Dry ot Palmyra, were
shoppers in Monroe City Tuesday.
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
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
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
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
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
Elias Tooley sold to Barger &
McClintic Tuesday 15 fine pork
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
Corn new
12c to
. 10c
Corn old
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.
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
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
Dr. Gore is well known in
Ralls and Marion counties.
Hannibal Journal.
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
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