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V ROGERS & THOHPSON MONROE CITY, MISSOURI. T ANUARY CLOSING OUT SALE PRICES are the attraction now, Plenty cf bargains in the kinJ of goods that every body can use and you save money on every one. Lot- cf iuer good things not listed here, that are waiting for you to co ne and &tt them Short lengths of White Waist Goods at specially re duced figures One lot of Embroidery, new goods, your choice of the lot 10 cents yard All linen unbleached crash toweling, 7 cents a yard a bargain Ladies' 50 c Golf gloves brown, black, navy gray and white, at 35 c pair, to close Wrist Bags, were 75 c and $1.00; slightly scuffed, so they go at 50 cents We have only 2 Ladies' Black Cloaks left, they are nice quality and will sell at a bargain 7 Ladies' Fancy Cloaks left, worth up to $12.50; your choice of the lot for $5.00 100 pairs Ladies' Shoes, only one or two of a kind; patent, kid, and caltskin in the lot, greatly reduced Wire Hair pins, Talcum powder, High grade Soaps, Hose Supporters, specially priced for this sale Every Overcoat in the House, from the cheapest to the best at closing out figures EDITOR'S UNCLE TOM'3 CABIN. Did you ever see Uncle Tom' Cabin played by two people? A lady play little Eva and tbe mule and a gentle man plays Uncle Tom and tbe blood hound. She Bits on his knee and he bites her and she kicks. Oklahoma Exchange. The S--in6ct Days. V When age comes ci ji.plng on to ..v. In the ro:id, What comfort wo'ild It be ' Vio could drop the loud? But this nuin has t o nv.l- h and th.it S:i.m naught at all. Ami thus they plod their ways toward tho bugle ' nil. The sunRet bM-vi aro red and bleniid with the i.l i.e. The winding way Is bright with 1 looms of varl-liue. But eyes are fovwirrt bent to sordid, rut-bound true'.:; There Is no time for rest, there Is no looking back! The sunRet days are brief, the harvest time Is sear, . An.l man sinks weakly down to death within his bier. Oh v who have too much, Is there no vay at all To spire your brother and yourself be fore the bugle call? Flurries. A close mouth is the passport to many friendships. Grafting began when designing Eve crossed Adam's pathway with a red apple. ' Jjhrj H. Nolen, of Jefferson City, was in the city with . rela tives Tuesiay. Mrs. Mimie Tbeiboff, of Ex cello, was tbe guest of relatives in the Queen of tbe Prairies Tuesday. Mrs. William Tbackery and daughter. Miss Mime, have been with their Hnstople at Kewanee, 111. Col. W. T. Youell sold a por tion of Jobn Aylor's household goods on the street Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Aylor and fatn ily bave moved to Hannibal. Tbey bave many friends tere who will miss them. Just because bis hat went up, up and never came back, Satur day night, Pat Yates thinks the wind was blowing. Monroe basn't a flat, irou building but there are times when the Mon roe hotel answers every purpose. II. E. Dill, representing the Pond Poultry Co,, or Keokuk, '.Iowa, was in tbe city Tuesday lookiug afier tbe company's interests. Card of Thanks We desire to e xtend our heart felt thanks to our neighbors, whoso kindly assisted us dur ing tbe illness of dear mother Mrs. J. W. Greathouse, Mrs. J. P. Hagar, Mrs. J. B. Elliott, Mrs. W. H. Donalley, Rheubin H. Douglas. Ilijrh Water. The beary rain of Friday and Friday night converted brooks into creeks, creeks into raging torrents and the small rivers in- . to streams of considerable mag nitude. The draw or dry branch which leads near the High School and runs soutb. then west and then north through the city attract ed quite a crowd of sight seers at tbe Burlington culvert at west line ot city. The culvert is too small to permit tbe waters after a large rain to pass freely and backs water over property on south side of track. Une or more bogs was Years ago It was the fashion for the rlrowne(J 0y the back water. home to have a grand baby in It, but now only a baby grand is wanted. j The same branch run over the steel bridge just west of the A knife is not always useless when . r , il- the blades are broken. There's the north line of the City for the corkscrew in the back, for instance. first time. A Georgia man has married his . mother-in-law. Mother-in-law jokers U"-k, just south ol Indian will now please go-away-back-and-sit-i l.reert v -.wept away ind nuw down! ; . i, ,, ,, ,1 ....,.,1 !i j ei.t.-. Salt ,id(! North rivers were bank full and covered the low bottoms but did comparatively little damage. Small culverts crossing the roads suffered most and caused tbe R. F. D. carriers to say well, maybe they said it under their breath. The approach at soutb end of J. i.u.i. o ridge was washed out. A ii H.tf railroads were in woo. 1: . iMiticii tnau the wagon ro;ni-. The oranch rod be twftn Hannibal Quincy, USCtl hv !' t: iV.i.i.l ,. h I ' ' . A POACHER. Twas June. He took her out to fieh fori trout; , Then unified for her hand. She tossed her pretty head a bit and: said: 'This is forbidden land: ! On private grounds you wish to catch a lish At least that's what I fear. Dost see you sign? she said. He turned and read: : Beware: : : No Fishing Here! : No man knows how sweet sugar Is until he has tasted aloe. True happi ness comes not without its attendant sorrow. Hard work is the only latchkey to success, and success never chides If you are weak enough to stay out all night. traices." Dr Harwood, of Rensselaer spent yesterday in the city with his daughter, Mrs. W. T. Rut-ledge. J. E. Saunders was a busi ness visitor in tbe Bluff City, Thursday abandoned. Speaking of Shakespeare, the sub- urbanite that rides in the elevated The Short L ne pro verh tl ly train has his "exits" and his "en- late and did it self Droud and ran 10 hours behind sctiedu.e. The K Line bad a )..! slide at Kissinger near Loirs at a j.nd run 15 hours late. No. 3 out of Cbic't; run 9 hours late, and well, i is .1 meant no papers Sunday. Then came a slight freeze and relief from mud and rain. J S. Harris spent Sunday i with Shelbina friends. ' A. J. Moyera was a business visitor in the capital of the Little Linrdm, Friday. Mrs O. Rogers of near Pal myra, was with her friends in this city 'Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Kirby, ot Stoutsville. have been tbe guests of their kinspeople in tbe Queen of tbe Prairies. Senator W. S. McClintic was a business visitor in JeiTerson City. Joseph Stephens of Richards, mo., nus oeen me guest ot nis bi, came lrTher,J W., the city marsh- friends. .1!. It ia Mr. Stephens first visit Miss Glridys ijong. of Hanni- up Friday to visit bac i Ohi twenty years. Miss Ji-i- Threlkeld of Shel bina came down Tuesdav to vis it her friend, Alias Beatrice Elliott. James Spalding, of Hunne well, spent Friday in the city with his son, W. B. Spalding. W. E. Cox lett yesterday for Kansas City to remain three months. Mrs. W. It. P. Jackson has been Bpeuding several days with Shelbina relatives. Miss Mackey Lee, one of the interesting young ladies of Ely, J was a shopper in the 'y yes terday. Mrs. J. B. McClintic has been visiting tbe homefolks at Hun-newell. Mrs. Hagernun, deputy of Hannibal, came up Tuesday to bssist in the installation of of ficers of the M. W. A. and II. N. of A. t Have your harness dipped in pure Neat's foot oil at Yowell Saddlery Co.'s It pays every farmer to keep bis harness isoft and pliable. You can do this by taking to Yowell Saddlery Co.'s and have them dipped in pure Neat'i foot oil. Mrs. William Madden, of Ely, was a shopper in the city Thursday. Mrs. OlHe Wilsou Hannibal arrived yes visit her parents, Dv;. t.io ston and wife. e of to nig i ! v p?r ' Joe Wilson knows sum about the freshet In Nor' for it cost him a mile el t i ce and 200 shocus of fodder. Neats foot oil is the stuff that soften and preserves harness Have yours dipped at Yowell's Saddlery Co, Peter Werner baa gone to Hannibal and opened a tailor, ing establishment on Broadway between Fourth and , Fifth Streets. He Is a first-class tail or and we wish him well. J. F.Crawford of the Crawford Mercantile Co., is on tbe St. Louis market. buying a spring stock for his trade. Judge W. B. Drescher of Ma rion County expects to move to tbis city tbe first of next month Vint C. Spalding was a busi ness visitor In Barry. 111. yes terday. A n.ra-ned man soon learns that win".-a his wife, with fire in her eye, r sl-.e isn't angry, Is really the time 'v i alie is mad enough to bite the Lead off of a 20-penny spike. THE DIVORCE CHAIN. They wed. Then part. A separation Is best they think, for reparation.. Then straightway each proceeds once more To wed again and that makes four! The next round up ah! cruel fate! Takes In the bunch. This time there's elKht! They wed! They p;rt! Then wed na'r! And on i: :r ' . nn-1 then Again o"i ' ire! And thus fie chui 'nub'ii grows frtll ST', lvter's trv." 'Ot blows! Where is the statistician Or yet the mathematician Who can figure out the srlel and patri mony That revolves about this modern matri mony : Dyer Acquitted- St, Louis, Jan. 19. David P. Dyer, Jr., was acquitted by a iju l;iM night of the charge of tmU zzliu4 $61,500 from the i sub-treasury, where he was re j ceiv.ng teller. His father, broth 1 er and attorney hugged and ' , ., ,. . ikUsjd him The verdict came Sympathy Is not evenly divided,' even at Christmas time. Going north a suiynse diier juuSc on the elevated train on the merry night of December 2-5, a much be fogged Individual was heard to confi dentially advise the guard, "M'fees froze! M'fees froze! "feet frozen, are they?" blurted the employe of the railway. "Oh, well, never mind; they'll thaw out by spring!" With which nonchalant reply he dismissed the subject, while the man with tho "froze fees" showed plainly his discomfiture at the lack of human concern in th' world. A MAN'S PIETY. When tho sun shines warm And the sky Is clear. Then a man grows bold And ho has no fear. When the sky clouds up. When the lightnings crash And the cyclone comes, Then he prays like . AND SKRVK YOIT RIGHT. Woman has more rights than man. f we were to start down town with a short sleeve, low-necked garment on, wearing white boots and drop-stitch Btockmgs, the police would pinch us for indecent exposure. Springfield (Mo.) Republican. THAT'S WHT. When giving advlco, be brief; For always you must allow. The peopl to whom you srlv Will not take It, any how! Garland's instructions, in which he said: "It must be shown that the de- feudent feloniously converted the public money ot the United States The mere failure to ac count does not warrant the in tent to convert." The defendent admitted on the witness stM i"! thot he dis covered the sho tai' i Sep'tm ber 27, 1906, but faiurt to reveal the fact in the hope thai the money would be found. Cashier Johnson reported the discovery of the shortage ou October 5. when, just after checking up Dyer's cash and finding it all right, he said he saw Dyer re pli cing money In Paying Teller Ferguson's cage. He immedi ately went over Dyer's cash again and fourd it short. Tandy Gentry, of Hannibal, spent Sunday in the city witi his niothtr acd testers.