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Notwithstanding tbe fact that Center has been a veritable cem etery for newspaper enterprise, a nother is to be launched this week. For several days J. P. Smith, late of Monroe City, and w bo has some journalistic ex periene, has been canvassing among the business men of this city and the farmers of the vicinity. He has met with suf ficient encouragement to justify him in announcing that the first number of the Center Herald will be issued on Friday, Dec. 9th. The paper is to be inde pe ndendent in politics. There is a difference of opinion, even among those who are willing to help the enterprise along, as to whether or not it will be self sustaining. Hannibal Journal. Let it be distinctly under stood that although we have nothing but good will for J. Frank Smith of this city, the above clipping caused a smile to ripple o'er our good nature. If be can run an independent paper, we take off our bat and band him the "shooting stick." All subscriptions and renew als for the Ladies Home Journal and the Saturday Evening Post will be gladly taken at tbe Ba zaar to be held in Court of Hon or Hall, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 15 and 16. A a a a a a a A GREAT SLAUGHTER SALE!! 25 Doz Men's Heavy San itary fleeced un derwear 38c gar ment worth 50c. The season is too late and we are overstocked A sale that will make others pale into insignif icance. No monkey business, no bluster, no false pretenses. They must go and go in a hurry. X X X X X 10 Doz Ladies Ribbed Vests to go at 11 cts. The Yowell Saddlery Co have put in a big Landis sewing ma cnine which is a beauty. It sews anything from a heavy leather tug to a two inch pine board and draws the stitches tight. George B Anderson was in the city Tuesday, enroute home to Goss from Chicago with a car load of cattle. He said he was glad that he had money enough left to get home on. Stop and think a moment. The finest cream chocolates are at McClintic & Donley's at 20c per pound. As President Roosevelt's mes sage contains 18000 words please excuse us for not reproducing it. John W. Strean has been call ed to El Dorado Springs by the Eerious illness of relatives. Have you a sweet tooth? The place to fall it is at McClintic & Donley's. a S Dress Goods a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a If These Bargains Don't Bring You, We'll Know You've Left The County. 2 Pieces All Wool Gray Suiting, 46 in. wide, is worth 90c, now 68c 2 Pieces All Wool Mannish Cloth 44 inches wide in Blue and Tan 68c 1 Piece Repeltan Cloth in Navy, 58 in. wide, worth 60c, now 40c 4 Pieces Mixed Suitings 54 in, wide worth $1, now 89c 30 Yds Black Taffeta Silk, guarantee wove in selvage. 36 in wide, to go at 89c Xmas China 50 Cent Salad Dish, now 38c Finest Line of Holiday China now on sale that was ever shown in the city. Waistings A few Flannelettes left, to go at 5c 6 Pes 15c Fleeced Piques, in colors, to go at 12 U2c 10 Pes Fleeced Waistings, worth 20c, now 15c 25 Pieces 10cent Outing Cloths, at 8 l3c Big Line Topsy Hosiery, 10, 15 25c Blankets, gray and tan at 63c pair Duck Coats for Si Lot Men's $1 Pants for 75c white, to go SHOES H4H4H 12 Pr Ladies' Pat Leather Shoes, worth $2, now $148 14 Prs Ladies' Kid or Box Calf Shoes, worth $1 50, now $1 15 25 Prs Men's Box Calf, "Regent' or "Victor" $3 50 Shoes in this sale $2 75 35 Prs Men's Heavy Work Shoes, worth $1 25 and $1 50, now 98c 50 Men's Fancy Shirts, worth 50 cents, now 39c; sizes 14 to 16 1-2 i-H-I-H-I-M-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-H H ATTEND THIS SPECIAL CASH SALE. All Cloaks and Furs go in this Slaughter Sale. Be the first to come and get your pick. Willi, raw & lis H H H H H H H H H H H H FIRST BEmBiiiaiMHaBHHai Will Be.. The First Place To Go For Holiday Goods W.B.Spalding, druggists. 3 H H H H There You Will Find Everything Next Week That Will Warm the Cockles of a Relative's, Sweetheart's, or Friend's Heart. His line of MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Is Great. He Pushed The Clouds Awav. In his splendid Thanksgiving sermon Rev. E. L. Rutledge al luded in a humorous manner to a disastrous financial experience thro' which he passed just be fore coming to Paris. A man in whom he had unbounded con fidence .fleeced him out of every dollar he had on earth, and re duced him to such stiaits that he found it necessary to sell his horse in order to meet his obli gations. When he reached Par is tie could not nave bought a lath if lumber yards had been offered at 15c. As further re mainder of tbe realities of life and tbe uncertainties of human affairs oncor two of his churches started him into the winter with with a reduction of salary. When bis household goods arrived the freight was double what he had been led to expect and his first salary payments were consumed by this item. An ordinary man would have been too discourage for effective work byjall these troubles, but Bro. Rutledge, not being an ordinary man, went joyfully about bis duty, praising God from whom ail blessings flow, and refusing to be cheated out ot the pleasures of home and church and friends by such trifling and unworldly things. He kept his troubles to him self and helped other people bear their burdens, scattering sunshine and good cheer where ever he went and paying his bills with the air of a Vander bilt. In a few months, unso licited, bis salary was advanced all around, the financial cloud had rolled away aDd he found himself on Easy Street once more. All this time he had practiced what he preached, ig noring his trials and enjoying the good things which had fell to his lot. What a pity that e verybody cannot do likewise. Paris Appeal. In this issue ot the Demo crat you will find an adv of Hagan & Borden which will be of Interest to you. No better known nor more highly respect ed citizens reside in the town ship. Every thing they have to offer you is Brand New and at prices to fit your pocket book. Dr. R. Woods, Oculist, of Quincy, will be in Monroe City at New Monroe Hotel on Tues day, December 27th from 9am to 2 p m. 12 22 You are next at Spiker's.