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ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft K ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft t ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft DO T NOW Make your selection of Christmas presents while our assort ments of goods suitable for this purpose are the most complete. TTT t 1 n i m ... We have a large range of practical, useful articles to show you -They are the kind that make the most acceptable gifts You will find below a list of suggestions Read through it carefully you will probably come across just the right thing either for "Him" or "Her" . For The Ladies C4 1-40 Make a magnificent present, We have just received some new ones order d specially for holiday trade and have a great line for your inspection. Gloves Lined and utvlined, kid and fancy knit, All the dependable kinds. Handkerchiefs- Ft w and low priced enough to suit any purse. All grades at 5c to $L50. jjk Perfumery New line of the popular odors. Rnigs Beauties in emerald, opal, turquoise and ruby settings up to $4.00. Waist and Dress Patterns- In fancy mixed suitings or silks. Such a present would please any lady, and our stock comprises the latest fashions and only best qualities. For The Men Holiday Neckwear Co"7 s"f' ings at 25c, 50c and $L00, es colors TlTn-Pffl A fine selection of them at 25c, mumers- 50C( 75c and $Loa Fine Plush Caps from SlOd to $1.50. Gloves Either driving or dress, from 5oc to $L50. Umbrellas Some specially fine ones this year up to $5 00 Handkerchiefs for them, A complete line, in silk or linen, We are headquarters Dress Suit Cases at $1.50 to $5.00 Cuff BUltOnS From ?5cto$1.23 i 3 per pair Silk Suspenders up to $1.00 per pair Rings and Scarf Pins in new and up to date styles Toilet Oases, Oomb, Brush and Mirror Sets, Fancy Stocks and Collars, Opera Shawls and all the ac cessories of Ladies' Wear We are showing a very com plete line of linens for the holi days. Some special bargains fine lunch cloths and doilies. in For Trie Little Folks Fur Sets, Handkerchiefs in fancy boxes, Necklaces, Gloves, Rings, Turn O'Shanter Caps. Rogers & Thompson Monroe City, - - - Missouri X X X X X X ft H X X X X X X X X 6 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Court of Honor j For the emMiiug term the Mon roe City Court of Honor has elected officers as follows: Chancellor, C. L. Drescher; Vice Chancellor, S. G Ditnaree; Re corder and Treasurer, Miss Sal lie Crawford; Conductor, T. E. Fhzpatrick; Chaplain, Mrs S. G. Demaree; Inside Guard, R L Pierceall; Sentry, P J. Casper; Director for 3 years, R L. Pier Cetll, MEMORY GEMS. Kvery noble work is at first impossible Carly le. Victory belongs "to the most per-evering. Na poleon. Our greatest if ''iry is not in never failing but in rising every cime we fall. Goldsmith. Success in must things de pends on knowing how long it takes to succeed Montesquieu. Perseverance is tailing nine teen times and succeeding the twentieth Dr. J Anderson. Old Gun Monday R. H. Hagar wa9 sporting an old muzzle loading shot gun that saw three years of the civil war while in the hands of Capt Clay Price. Macon county's M & M bond ed indebtednes- is something over 1,000.000. There is a new proposition being conidered by the voters to compromise at 18 cents on tile dollar. Be the debt just or unjust the citizens Had better vote for the com promise aud pay off the indebt edness which now hangs over t e couuty. Orvil Brown spent Sunday in the Bluff City with his inamor- ita. E. J. McKnighi, of the Nick el Pl.tte, spent Sunday in this City with his family. Miss Battle h. id r c:s spent the latter with Hanuh). IJ.cl'i o. I. l week 1 1 ineoi J no . - o . L juis, has been vimuu ..... parents, Mr. and Mis. John ii.ue Settles. Earnest Buck man of St. Lou is uas been called home by the serious illness of ins mother. Jacob Humburg of the Gem C.ty spent Sunday in the Queen of the Prairies with friends. J. B. Bristow, the plumber, has been doing considerable work in Perry the past week. J. Will Bays, a prominent lawyer of Hannibal was look ing after his interests here Pri-dav. The agricultural college fur nishes our readers a lot or good, and original matter of great interest to farmers. Miss Mae Bell, one of the teachers in the Iiuunewell schools, spent Saturday and Suuday with homefolks here. The Farmers & Merchants Telephone Co., has been granted the privilege to put in an ex change at Huunewell and also at Palmyra. Jack Conway and Dr. C. Nol and spent Sunday in the citv bv the big spring with, well, Kit- tie she did, Kittie she didn't, but murder will out and so will sparkiug. Verd Carson and Will Westoff knights of the grip came in th latter part of the week for & few days. They will return in about ten days wben they will have a three week's holiday.