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in Collars from the country, the boys there must realize that rubber collars are out of date and look bad Monroe Steam Laundry. 8 How about your Barn? Have you a valuable horse, or a number of them? Floe horses and cattle are subject to colds, rheum attain and other ailments which frequently result in serious losses. You know that a damp barn is at the bottom of much trouble. You may think your barn is dry, but is it? If you have a barn, roof it with Huttig's Rubber Roofing Non-absorbant, unlike any other rubber roofing known then covea the sides with it and you will have a barn that will be as dry as pow der and absolute proof against or loss. Huttig's Rubber Roofing. non-ab3orbing, hence impervious to frost and dampness. Cool in thesummer, warm in the winter, always just right for your fine stock. At the -end -of the year the actual ex pense you have saved in the health -and condition of your stock, not to speak ot worry, will more than pay J for all the Rubber Roofing you have used. As experienced lumber dealers in Mill Work, Interior Finish and Building Material of .every description we make the assertion that no roofing'will accomplish the same pur poses as "Huttig's Rubber Rooting" and -think Kf the price compared with others. You can't afford to buy theother if you can buy Huttig's P. W. HUSTON, Dealer Monroe City, Missouri IU1 A N A C E R 8 AUKE A10ST A10NEY. $5,000 a year $50,000 AND HOW DO THEY DO IT? Successful managers are those who have learned in tbe bard school of experience what they can now learn in the new and wonderful course ot our Univeisity The Science of Business Management. 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Has come to town. u She's all the world to mo Everybody smokes the New Trust Is Formed American Farm Products Formed' Company New York, June 30 Backed by unlimited capital and sup ported by many of tbe most prominent financiers of the country, another trust has been planted on American soil. It is known as the American Farm Products Company, and is es tablished for tbe purpose of taking absolute control of all dairy products, chickens and eggs. It is asserted by those who control tbe American Farm Products that it will bring about the miracle of an increas ed and uniform price to tbe pro ducer and a diminished price to tbe consumer giving him a superior and purer grade of dairy products and greatly im proving tbe present methods of distribution. Commission merchants' profits will be eliminated and tbe great corporation will take tbe responsibility of deliveries of butter and milk from tbe bands of tbe farmer to tbe hands of the consumer. ueamd trie enterprise are a score of the wealthiest men in America who already have put in about J20.000.000 and are pre pared to "chip in'' additional millions as they are required Among tbe eastern capitalis s interested in tbe trust are Levi P. Morton. Thomas F. Ryan. Harry Payne Whitney, Antho ny Brady, E.J. Berwynd, Kubn, Loeb& Co., and several other large banking bouses and indi vidual capitalists. Tbe bead- quarters of tbe company are at 12 Broadway. Fr.iii is Sm 'li, .ln' n r,i-i,r''i,1 Esteiie .vlacki-y, Anii'f vIcD ti. aid, Grace Fuzier. le Sioue, Mae B n .mil Euiia Uowesand Belle Wisnart of Columbia, Mo. Messrs Howaiii Smiui, Murray Bates, Archie Stone. Tiiumas Rogers, Tom Freeman and Waller McKay. Those present who did not play card, were furnished with other amusement and all present report a most delightful time. Delicious re freshments were served. Miss Proctor has been visiting her grandparents, J. M. Proctor and wife and oilier relatives in this city. Man the Stickler For Fashion England adunn&ters India, Mr. Bryan says, f . r the benefit of England anu not for that of India, passing on each question as would a Judv;e who is allow ed to oecide his own case. The officials in Imlu owe their appointment directly or indi rectly to the home Government, which t) jUs authority at the sufferance of the people of England, an I n l Hie people ot India. Au i tli.it is identically what Mr. liiosevelt is doing with the Philipine Islands. Sturgeon. Mo.. June 30 In its issue of vesitjrdav the Lead er s.i s Ch; nii Clark will be a camUtlait- tor United States senator .u'inst William Joel Sum p T k- Leader says Clark will receive the support ot Fo-K Mrs G odier. of Monroe, who has iieen th uuest of her son, Dr. R H Goodier and family, returned to her home yesterday afternoon Hannibal Journal Joe Uornouck, ol St. Louis, has been visiting former school mates iu ibis city. and A Declaration of "98. This is a day to be merry gay. And to celebrate with powder, Yet here I sit in a gloomy fit, While the cannons and guns growjojder. In a frenzy I wrote a burning note, Wherein I made confession That Kitty's band I did demand To keep in my possession. Now here I scan (ob, hapless man! For me no celebration!) Her exceedingly and shortly told Independence declaration! Too Fast For Him- In tbe early 60s there lived in Grotou Junction, now tbe town of Ayr, a man who stammered considerably, but was known as a great joker. He bought a horse be thought was just right, and boasted of tbe many good qualities it was supposed to possess. He soon discovered be had been deceived, and sold tbe animal at tbe first opportu nity. When it became known that tbe horse bad been sold a friend said to bim: "I thought you bad a remarkable borse, and just the one you wanted. Why did you sell bim?'' He replied: "N-nothin, only b-he went so f-fast the m-mile-stones c came so th-thick I tb-tbougbt I was r-riding tb-tbrougb a cemetery. ' Bos ton Herald. Take the DEMOCRAT. Palmyra, June 80. Mrs. Harry Scheeta entertained at her home last evening in honor of Miss Josephine Proctor of Chicago, wbist being tbe enter taining feature of the evening. Tbe guests were: Misses Adlene Bates, Juliette Markell, Will Below, ol Fulton, Ark- is visiting relatives in this vi cinity. By Cynthia Grey. Proud of bis new featt-rs? Well, rather! And new tbejr are, too. Who ever beard of a man wearing a last year's batf Surely not, the styles change too much for that. It's poor business to let your self get behind times. That's the way man crawls out of bis inborn desire to shine resplendent. When the new style of bat is out, how many men will you see with a style radically differ ent? Is it tbe fashion (or men to wear tan shoes? Look along the forest ol legs on tbe bu-y street and you will rind the siae walks blushing tan. When the tailors decree slop ing shoulders to the coat, im mediately an army of men who ought to have manly, square shoulders mope through t ne city like a lot. of consumptive dudes. Tbe average woman will nev er get just exactly tbe same as any other woman. In a day's walk you will rarely see the same hat or gown twice. But man goes in tor the same thing as the other fellow so that be shall be in fashion. They do say that since the loose-legged-tight-ankle trous ers have come into style men are enduriug agonies every time they put them on. Just the other day 1 over- beard one man telling another that In order to change his trousers be bad to take off bis shoes and stockings and bend bis heel back half way in to bis ankle. Who is tbe slave of fashion? Man, of course! Mrs Hiram Clough, ofjnear Warren, went to Macon, Satur day. to visit a daughter MUs Carrie Sprinkle has been spending the week with friends at L:il(enun. Mrs. Belle Hagau has had weeks pleasant visit with rela tives at Sbelbiua. Joe aandifei was in the City of Flowers Monday. Miss Ivo McClellan I is relatives at Mendon. IU. with Miss SallieChrisn.u lias been with relatives at Wo idland. Roy Hall and wife, of Bur hngton, Iowa., have been visit ing the homefolks. Harold Stillwell of Hannibal, spent Monday in this city with friends. Miss Grace Holdswortb, ot Sbelbina, was with Monroe friends Sunday. Templet Cut In Rocks. Among tbe Interesting Bights ot Hindustan are the Karle caves of India, artificial temples of worship which were cut out ot solid rock a century before the Christian era, It la claimed. Stemless Flower. The flowers of the Persian Iris are stemless, and the usually produced tier In February or March as "weath r permits." It is a dainty little thing, at a "pale blue russetlsh color." with dark purple blotch on the full, and a bright orange-yellow crest. The flow in appear before the leaves have made much progress. Country Life In America. Bo pea for Use at Fires. Asbestos ropes for fire departments are made entirely ot asbestos with a cor ot steel. . With the steel wire core a three Quarter Inch rope carried nearly t.000 pounds. Without the core the three-quarter inch rope carries over 300 pounds, and suffices for firemen's pur July Weather. The following data, covering a period of fifteen years, have been compiled from the weath er bureau records at Hannibal. They are issued to show tbe conditions that have prevailed, during tbe month of July, tor the above period of years, but must not be construed as a forecast of tbe weather condi tions for tbe coming month. Mean or normal temperature, 77 degrees. The warmest month was that of 1901. with an average of 85 degrees. The coldest month was that of 1805, with an average of 74 degrees. Tbe highest temperature was 108 degrees, on July 24th. 11)01. Tbe lowest temperature was 47 degrees, on July 1st and 2nd, 1892. Average precipitation for tbe month 4.18 inches. Average number of days with .01 of an inch ormore, 9. Tbe greatest monthly precip itation was 9.44jncbes in 1896. The least monthly precipita tion was 1.07 inches ln 1894. The greatest amount of pre cipitation recorded in any 24 consecutive hours was 5 45 inches on July 18th and lUth, 1890. Tbe highest velocity of tbe wind was 43 miles from tbe southwest on July 17tb, 1903. W. W. Elaea, of New York City, is spending bis vacation here with bis father, Samuel Elzea and brothers and sisters. John Suter ot Palmyra, was tbe guest of bis sisters, Mes dames George Carson and B. G. Moss.