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V We Will Be There When You Attend the Monroe City Fair go to ricCHntic & Donley's They Have What You Want In Choice Staple and Fancv Groceries All kinds'of Selected Fresh Meats Home Butch eredand the Best of Cured Meats. The Place to Fill Your Sweet Tooth is at McOlintic & Donley's 0 Ct 0 t U U fe fc C ii W tp C tt U 0 t U 0 C U U How about your Barn? Have you a valuable horse, or a Dumber of them? Fine horses and cattle are subject to colds, rheumatism 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 Noa-absorbant, unlike any other rubber roofing known then covej 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-abiorbing, hence Impervious to frost and dampness. Cool in the summer, 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 Btook, not to -speak ot worry, will more than pay for all the Rubber Roofing you ihave used. As experienced lumber dealers in Mill Work, Interior Finish and iBuilding Material of every description we make the assertion that no roofing will accomplish the same pur poses as -"Huttig's Rubber Roofing" and think of the price compared with others. You can't afford to buy the other if you can buy Huttig's P. W. HUSTON, d, Monroe City, Missouri. How dear we l.roke t ur 1ru-l. Now, even now, ere we return Dominion to the dust; Now ere the Gates ot Mercy close Forever against the line That sells its sons to serve its foes Will England make no sign? A Hero. Charlie Sullivan is a Jonnie on the spot when anything is about to happen. When the clash of the fire bell startled the people Thursday morning Charlie wanted to become a hero and rescue some maiden from peril. He rushed to the engine bouse and tried to lead a lone hand and take the hose cart to the fire all by bis lone some and then after Dull ing the thing several blocks and finding the fire to be a brush pile, he said some thing but please don't ask him to re peat it. Katy Lee X Has come to town. ft She's all the world to me Cj Everybody smokes the I IK AW ILEIE - ram 25si i Mr. Merchant. The Trenton, Mo., papers complain that the automobiles owned and operated in that town drive farmers to trade at other points. A farmer dislikes to have his horses run away, and thinks that autos will, scare anything alive the first time it exhibits. Kansas City Post. Automobiles are a very small matter when compared with what the Monroe merchant Is rubbing up against right now. Saturday afternoon we learn ed of a club formed that will next week send between 700 and 1300 away from here for groceries and dry goods. There must be a cause for it and there must be a cure for it or else worse will follow. Then why not seek then use and apply the remedy? John Wood, of Paris, a part ner of John Hook in the i.me training business, was iu (he city Saturday afternoon. Tlcy have a string of 88 horse as fine as the entire Btate of K tucky could produce. They will have 18 of them at the Monroe City fair. Charles Cbadwick, of Quincy, spent Sunday with Monroe friends. Kipling Arraigns England Over Boers, London, Secrecy on the part or tbe Government as to the terms of tbe Transvaal consti tution led to a widespread be lief tbat it would not assure su premacy or tne urittsb citizens which is now promised. This fear was tbe cause of the fol lowiog poem by Rudyard Kip ling, here given its first publi cation in this country: The -shame of Ama juba Hill Lies heavy on our line, But frere is shame complete stil And lEngland makes no sign. Unchallenged, in . tbe market place Of (Freedom's chosen land. Our .rulers pass our rule and race Into the stranger's hand: At a great price you loosed the yoke. 'Neath which our brethren lay (Your dead that perished ere 'twas broke Are scarcely dust to day). Think you ye freed them at that price? Wake, or your toil is vain! Our rulers jugglingly devise To sell them back again Back to tbe ancient bitterness Ye ended once for all Back to oppression none may guess Who have not borne its to tbe slough of their despond, Helots anew, held fast By England'sjseal upon the bond As Helots to tbe last. What is their sin tbat they are made Rebellion's lawlul prey? This is their sin: that oft be trayed. They did not oft betray; That to their hurt they kept their vows, Tbat for their faith they died. God help them, Children of Our House, Whom England bath denied! But we what God shall turn our doom -What blessing dare we claim, Wbo slay a nation in tbe womb To crown a trickster's game? Wbo come before amazed man kind, Forsworn in party feud, And search the forms of law to bind Our blood to servitude. Now, even now, " before men learn Indian Cattle-Raisers. Dead wood Correspond'ce Duluth Herald. Tbe Indians are becomiug ex tensive cattle raisers, and tbe Government is buying a large amount of beef from tbem. At the close of tbe fiscal year tbe Government will .have purcbas ed from the Indians for that year about a million pounds ot beef and will have bought from contractors another million pounds. Euchre Mrs. Walter Dimmitt enter tained at six band euchre Thursday morning at her new and pretty home in honor of her sister, Mrs. J. T. S Hickman of Hdnnibal. There were enough lovers of tbe sport to fill five tables and to consume no telling how many square yards of brick cream. Miss Mary Roach, of St. Lnu is, is visiting her friend. Miss Lucy Hampton. Mrs. Myrtle Farrell, of St. Louis, is visiting her father, W. E. Jones Poultry CONWAYO LOTHE & are always Well Made of the Best Material and Fit Perfectly You want a NEW SUIT Wanted or a Pair of Pants. To J Get Something Which Will Always Please You Order it at Conway's We will be in Monroe City At the Store cf John L Evans Saturday Forenoon Sept. 1st, I9O6 For which we pay the fol lowing cash pricess Hens per lb 10c Hen turkeys - 9c Tom turkey 9c Old roosters Akc Ducks full leathered and tat.. Cc Geese " " 4c Sprinj; I'McWrs highest mar ket price. Sick or unmarketable Poul try not wanted. S P Pond Co Keokuk, Iowa The IWftNUMENTC "Lest WeForgef Monument Designers Sculptors Our showy an), the cemeteries. Our best advertisement, work executed; References, ALL of our customers. Reid & Shearman The Monument Men Monroe City. Missouri Country customers, write "us and we can save you agents' commissions. con AND LESS September 4th and 18th From St. Louis and Kansas City to all points Southwest via M. K. & T R'y. Tickets good 30 days returning with stop overs in both directions. To Dallas. Ft. Worth. Waco Houston. Galveston. San Antonio, Corpus Cbristi, Brownville, La redo and intermediate points .... J20 To El Paso and intermediate points ... j76 50 To Indian Territory. Okla homa, and Northern Texas points, one fare plus $2.00, but 30 rate higher than - $20 Correspondingly low rates from all points: From Chicago, $25.00; St. Paul, 127.50; Omaha and Council Bluffs, 122.50. Write for full particulars. W, S. ST. GEORGE, General Passenger Agent, M. K. & T. ty Walnwrljht Building St. Louis, Mo. Is "SOUTHWEST. "