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KRIS KHINCLE IS A DUTCHMAN S SANTA CLAUS; but this year W B SPALDING is prepared to supply every one's St. Nicholas with all classes of goods to make his trip with the night before Christmas when all is still and the little ones tucked in bed. HE WILL FIND FOR HIS BIG PACK EBONOID ROSEWOOD AND STAG POD TOILET SETS some of which are mounted in silver, some in pearls. They are exquisite, just what he wauls for young ladies and men The Medallions are of new design and perfectly lovely. The latest games for the boys and girls. The new lamps and bi&que goods cannot he beaten. The albums are gems, just the things to set off a center table. The glass vases must be seen to be appreci ated. Noah's Ark is not ii it with the large and select stock of toys to amuse the little ones, And tbe dolls; white and black dolls, little and big dolls, big and little dolls, dolls tbat will warm tbe hearts of some of the big girls as well as the little ones. Some of them are dressed and some undressed. KM XX XX XX XX XX XX The North Main Street Drug Store is the place for you to go to fix your sweet tooth to a : T Y ty". Santa Claus, old St. Nick and Kris never fail to take a peep at the cigar case and net a supply tlurerrom. When looking for Perfumes, he goes to the cases and finds just the thing that lovely women love. The Musical instruments, Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos and Violins have the exact and propfr tones.. KM KK xv: KK KK KK KK KK All floods cheaper than a year ago. Seeing is both believing and knowing. Remember the place. We'll be glad to meet you. W B Spalding. s Toilet goods at W. B Spalding's. Dr. Bert Yowell came home Friday morning from Kansas City, where has been a student of the Western Veterinary Col lege. Dr. Bert is ajlive young man and one ot the brightest stu deuts in his class, having been complimented several times on bis expert professional work. Get your Wall Paper at W. B Spaldings. In Time of Peace. Last week the boilers of the battleship, Massachusetts, ex ploded and killed six men. Sice the destruction ol the Maine in Havana harbor, more men in the U. S Navy have been killed by defective boilers, and defective guns exploding and "running moses" on reefs than was killed off Santiago in that memorable battle. And yet the powers that be are cla moring for a "Greater Navy." Awed Whispers Always result from an inspection of the large stock of Fruits and Con' f ections of every nature which keep pace with the Fine line of Native and Imported Nuts at the store of ft Keeps Seat in Congress Washington, Dec. 15 Eler tion committee No. 2, which ha, been considering the contes ed election case of George D Rey nolds vs James J. Butler from the Twelfth Missouri district, St. Louis, met today and passed a resolution asking that the committee be discharged from further consideration of the case. This is a victory for Butler, as the House will adopt the committee's report when it is presented. Reynolds has been in Washington several days, but was aot successful in con vincing the members, of the com mittee tbat he should be seated. E.L.Anderson H if 3 who always carries an immense stock of these goods, but this Christ' mas it is larger than ever before. For years in Monroe the name of E. L. Anderson has carried with it the synonym of the Ideal Stock of Fancy Groceries If you go the re you are sure to be right, A trial order convinces. Telephone Buffum No. 21 The Mercantile Club will give a da nee at the opera house Dec. 30th. The Zeiler Orchestra of Kansas Ci ty, will furnish the music. First floor invitations only, 25 cents admittance to gallery to bear the music. 12-22. Union J. Davis, his daughter, Miss Vivian, and Mrs. Blucher Davis, of Emden, were shoppers in the city Thursday. Miss Vivian decided tbat Santa Claus to please her would have to put up for a handsome gold watch. Well, its the old story of when a woman wills she will, so she gets tbe watch. No Christmas Dinner EXPLAINS W, L. Reid, postoffice inspec tor with headquarters in St. Louis, and residence in this city explained Thursday morning why it was tbat so many men connected with tbe U. S. Mail service resided here. He said: "Tbe boys who leave bere get into trouble and tbe ones who continue their residence in this city remain on the safe side." Tbe railway mail clerks re siding bere are L. M. Red-mas, IS COMPLETE WITHOUT Oysters, Celery, Roast Beef and Turkey To say nothing of the great variety ot other meats to be found at -:- -:- R. SPIKER'S 61 i I i i 4 1 R. O. Cranston and Perry Max well. The former residents tbat are in trouble with Uncle Sam are Mel Lighter and J. B. Jeff eries. In The Belly. Fenton Parrar, the great scholar has gone to "Higher" critics one better and kicked the belly out of tbe wbale tbat swal lowed Jonah. He to bis own satisfaction proves from "origi nal Hebrew" that Jonah been imprisoned in tbe bold belly of a ship and that name of tbe ship was the ' Great Pish, Now "where you atr bad or the The are Missouri the land of shine and of the big red apple, 01 muic ana Money, of corn watermelons, of pretty ana tat babies finm t souri to live happy and die rich. uauuuuia neraia. sun- and girls Mis.