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Monroe City Democrat.
VOL. 17
MONROE OITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1905
NO 40
ITEMS FROM FARMERS
Of Farmers, For Fanners And Pertaining
To Farmers.
For Sale ok Trade A good
wood store. Inquire at Demo
CRAT.
Spiker will butcher your;
hogs.
White Plymouth Cockerels
for sale. Apply at Democrat
If you want Col W T Youell
call him up at the Democrat
office or Wood Bros drug store.
LP Shaw of Elkhart, 111,
bought a car load of mules of
W W Handley and horse of Tom
Ben Hayden and 'Shipped them
to bis home.
Jno L Owen sent 12 head of
beeves to the Hannibal market
Monday.
New York, the 'Empire
State'' boasts of its dairy in
terests. Missouri is an ideal
stock or cattle state and could
be made an ideal dairy state,
because in climate it is more
temperate than New Yoik, its
blue grass pastures excel all
others and its supply of pure
free-stone water is inexhaust
able. During the last 10 months
of 1904 1 P Stephens shipped
1,113 gallons of cream. J W
Evaus in 7 months shipped 810
gallons, J A Bixler in about 7
months shipped 700 'gallons, P
C Wisehart in 9 months and 10
days shipped 1368 gallons. The
reason Missouri has not caught
up with and passed the Empire
State is that Missourians have
devoted their attention and
time to producing fine beef cat
tle instead of dairy herds.
Of course ladies can farm suc
cessfully. Monday Misses Ella
and Maggie McLeod of Indian
Creek township sent to this
market three seven months old
shoatsthat weighed 2661bseacb
The woneer'is that the young
men down there permit these
ladies to write Miss before their
names.
Monday J T Spalding of In
dian Creek thought his hos
were ripe enough to pick and to
fill bis purse so he brought in 15
Dice ones that averaged 238 lbs.
James Sandifer ot Sharps,
burg brought in a good bunch
of hot's Monday and then called
at the Democrat office and
made ye editor glad. When
Jim marries, if be ever does, we
are going to give him a good
sendoff.
Here is one Illinoisiants record
in Missouri. William Thackery
came here from Henry county,
III., last March, one year ago
and began farming at the south
line of the city. Since theu
he has raised from three broud
sows 87 head ot hogs, beside
the 5 that he killed for meat.
He said he uever had such good
luck betore." Maybe it is the
difference between Henry coun
ty. III . and Monroe county,
Missouri. No wonder the
"suckers" come to Missouri
Al Sputdiug of Hunnewell,
Was, Jn the city Saturday and
from him we learned that he
bad bought and shipped from
various points during 1904 70
car loads of horses and mutes
A few years ago the Kansans
burned corn tn preference to
cribbing it, presumably for the
pleasure of raisiug. or trying to
aaotbtr crop. jror ten
Contioued sa page
Monroe City, Missouri,
Queen of the Prairies
and Contiguous Territory, Shows Healthy
Growth and Shipment " A Good Increase.
a r I j;
W
bearing this label
TP-
PRODUCT
cars.
... 130
142
... 42
23
6
Cittle
Hog
L i nib
S'ieep
Horses.
Mules 10
Registered Bulls & Heifers 7
Dreeseri Poultry and Eggs 100
Live Poultry 92
Oak Lumber 2
Pine L lmber- 3
Plastering Material 1
Piling 48
Hay 47
Wheat 21
Ju-ilt 1
Total
PRODUCT.
Blue Grass Seed
Timothy Seed
Wool .
Oats
Angora Goats ..
F'.our
Bran and Shipstuff
Green Hides
Feathers
Beeswax, 2 barrels
Butter, 7200 pounds
Tallow, 18 barrels
Drawn Veal, 16J
Brooms, 1060 d'pzens
Pelts and Furs. 350 pieces
Cream, 3991 gal'ons
CARS.
5
7
8
11
1
. 18
2
.. 2i
o
means your dollars worth or
your money back.
Wm, A. Sullivan,
Cash Clothier.
We can't give you a reduc
tion of five to eight dollars on
overcoats from the fact that we
make no such profits on cloth"
ing. We are legitimate, low
priced cash clothiers first, last
and always. We have some
winter goods in all departments
of our business that we will
close out at packing prices and
that means lower than any"
thing in town. We make
prices at our store. On paper
it is entirely too easv.
Wm. A. Sullivan,
Cash Clothier.
725'
Monroe City, the Queen of the Prairies, is located in one of the. best, the most perfect ot ag
ricultural districts to be found anywhere It is the center of a high rolling prairie, fourteen (14)
mil s long and seven (7) milps broad, a prairie that extends northwest between the north fork o'
Salt river and the Fabius clear into Iowa.
It is a prairie that rivals and surpasses K entucky for Bluegras, one that surpasses all others
for Timothy, one that is causing the timbered lands to look for their laurel when it comes tolled
Clover, a prairie, when tickled by the husbandman laughs with its hurden of Oats and Corn, a
prairie that trembles tro.n the tread of the large herds of registered cattle, bogs, sheep, horses
and is the native home of the Missouri Mule that has made a World Wide reputation for superior
ity It is not only nn agricultural country, but, it is a producer of the luscious Strawberries,
Blackberries. De vben ies and Raspberries. Not only of berries, but, of the large, juicy, rich Pear,
the far f med Red Apple, the Apricot, the Peach, the Plum and has now caused Georgia to ask,
what h is hecune of my reputation for "negroes delight", the Watermelon? and Colorodo to say,
see here our Rocky Ford cantaloupe is equaled and just for fun. many people raise cotton in their
gardens
Now as to the beautiful little Queen of the Prairies. It has a population of twenty live hun
dred. (2500). and three railways, the Hannibal and St. Joseph or Burlington, the Missouri. Kansas
and Texas and the Wabash, which gives thecitv not only the best, but, the cheapest shipping
facilities that can be found and a passenger service unexcelled for there are eighteen (18) r tentrer
trains each tweuty-four hours.
The city is well built, having large substantial business houses, handsome horn -like residen
ces, church buildings, which would be a credit to anyhody's town and a twenty five thousand
dollar, ($25,000) High school building.
The most important things for a city tn have are; Water and Solid Streets. Of the first, the
Queen has an inexhaustable supply of free stone water supplied by its artesian wells. Of the
second, there are six and three-quarters, (6) miles of solid streets and more miles of good solid
gravel roads than can be found entering any town between Hannibal and St. Joseph or Kansas
City.
It has a first-class fir department and engine and one of tbe best municipal electric light
plants in the state.
Our people are cosmopolitan. This section was first settled by Virginians and Kentuckiaus.
but. emigration in the past five years has caused the population to know no south, no east or
north, dot wild and wooly west, it having become a satisfied homogeneous whole.
But why consume pace1 words, wbes the map at the bead of this article shows the exact
location of Monroe City. Mo .the Queen of tbelPrairtes, and the table of shipments as taken from
the files ot the JkBrntOfnAV it as recfhyed from jibe shippers each Wednesday morn of the fifty-
two weens iwnistiroff f pat M sWW Poria, Missouri.
Our store is in the hands of
caroenters. oaintcrs and dec
sr V m
orators, and will be for the
next ten days. Our rapidly
growing business, necessitating
a rapid accumulation of stock
has caused us to double the
capacity of our business. Wc
are now adding another room
on the south th; same size that
we occupy at the present time.
These two rooms will be con
nected by a large arch, mak
ink the largest clothing store
KT. ..it ! Tl
in iNoruicast ivnssouri. i nes
rooms will be chock full of
1 J t t
worio rcuowueo ciouiuig duo
furnishing goods and the most
beautiful display of piece goods
for suitings, backed by the
most scientific tailoring to bz
found in the United States.
Wm. A. Sullivan.
Cash Clothier.
Get in the habit of coming
to the clothing store, and never
buy a garment until you have
posted yourself at the largest
cash clothing outfitter's in this
part of the state. It pays oth
ers to buy goods from us, it
will pay you.
Wm. A. Sullivan.
The Exclusive Cash Clothier.
(CONTINUED. )
Nke Present,
W. H. Elliott has bought the
! M. P. Asbury residence property
on the south side and -urpr
his wife by making her a
years present ot the deed
same
M
The Century Club will meet
with Mrs. Diggs, Tuesday JJan.
10 at 2:30 p m. As the meet-
lh ( kU l .
ed a full attendance is deal
uext week.

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