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THE DEMOCRAT i If the I1,Kb 8cbo1 has dic- ' I tionary, it has not been lo use. I If not, then it had better sup ! plant the chenlcal laboratory with one. W. J. HOUSE, Kdltor. It. P. niXSON, City Kdltor. (KUM( $1.00 PIM VfcAK ollb pc t office t Monroe istij, 4icoou.l-clM matlr. Mo THURSDAY, MAY 1907 St Jurie s Cemetery This is to cerf it y that at a meeting of the VYslry of St. Jude's Church the following persons wete appointed as i1. Committer- io ,iiin)initer the afTtits of S dude's Ct metery. lo ("H-ve until Kslir Mmd.iy rext or until their successors an appointed: li. M Walker. J. II McClinlic ami T. M. Hou! waie. Mr Walker is treasur r of I his Column lee. The public will kin lly take police It is sometimes reported that St, Juiie's Church derives a reverue Iron the sale of lot and assessments, which it use-, for its own purposes. I would like io s.i v, and think it out; hi to be ni.idi' known that tl.e ac counts ot tin: cemetery and ol the Church are separate and distinct, with different treasur ers, and that not one cent is ever used by Ihe Church of the funds of the cemetery; the mon ey received from arena I afsess uitnts and the inten-m of money paid for loo aie expended oti the cenieteiy fii keeping n in as good condition as the funds al low. The money received from the sale of lots is invested as art endowment fund. Tl'e Ves. try of St. Ju.le's Church regards the cemetery as a saced trut and personally and as a bod derive no tinancial bem fit from the management ot the s.. me. the Committee giving 'heir time at d labor without renutn eratiou. If persons, whose loved ones tow sleep in St. Jude'a Ceme tery, oil 1.1 remember that it Costs m !') to keep the grave--in good condition, they would nbt be so rmis in paying an nual asser-smcnt. It is but a little that they are asked to do each year by way of a remem brance of t tie departed. Such a thirg should not be done grudg ingly Tiie Commit tie would like to mane St. Jude's Ceme tery a beautiful place, and they have succeeded, considering the fuuds at their disposal Might I suggest that persons endo the graves o their IovmI one.- br leave enough by vnil to b. invested, the interest of which will perpetually piovide lor the care of the graves of others and of their own, when they are gone and no one is left to take special car whether their rest lug places are well Kept or not? -Thefuraof twenty-five dollars thus placed In the hands ol the Committee to be iu vested wotrd be fblHcient. H. li. Limuic. Rector at. JudeV fo)l He Followed Orders. An old colonial railway mana ger related the following ainus ing anecdote, says CatstHV Journal Many years a,'o," he aid, ''iheie wjir. employed on a until railway with which I was con nected a fon mm who was not ed for do n j 1 x icily as he w is told. "His work on the line neces sitated tin- enciiou ol a 'ool house, or cabin, which he was told lo have built half way be t ween two mile pos!s "To tel the half way he Ma-ti"i-,tl oho ol his men at one mile post ai d oneat toe other, aud instructed ihcin to walk to ward each other until they met. The point at which they met he. look as h.t'f way point, and erected the hhanty. "Then somebody pointed out that, as one of the men was a lal'. brisk ti t'ow, and the other a hhurt inni with a slKttnhlin,. gait, the methods Iu- had adopt ed of arriving at the half way point was no, very txacf. "He wps annoyed, but did nothing for some months, and then he took an opportunity of consulting the company's engi neer, who happened to be in the neighborhood. The eugi neer was an obliging fellow and took measurements which show ed that the tool cabin was some 00 feet nearer to one mile post ibitL to the other -Sometimes afterward the en gineer happened to meet the foreman, and he asked if his tool hoo.-e was now halfway be t ween the mile, posts. " 'It is, sir," was the reply, Vxactly half way.'' " 'You had a good deal ot trouble in moving it, I suppose? "No trouble whatever, sir. 1 didn't move it at all. I movd l he mile post. ' " As' Q9 SHOE STORE We would like for you to come in and let us show you the lt New Spring Styles in Shoes and Oxfords 1 A full line of white and color ed Gibson Ties and Pumps a? U & e if t? A. BOULWARE & SON The ladies who have tender feet, we would like for you to try a pair of Red Cross Shoes . Baccalaureate Tuesday we learned to our utter surprise, that some of the members of the graduating class bnd some others that ought to have known, did not Know the tneaning of baccalaureate Webster defines the term that has been on the tongues of the High School teachers and the graduating class for weeks as: "The first part of the word is from the same root as bachelor; or, as Bailey supposes, from bacca, berry; and the latter part from laurei, a laurel, from the practice of wearing a garland of bay berries."- The degree of bachelor of arts." A PERFECT MACHINE THE SUNSHINE WASHER One stroke of thi lever revolves the fly wheel turn, just think what that nivalis as a labor saver. "It Funs So Easy" Come in and Try It A. JAEGER Wcritre Cilj, Mo. 53 ft HlM I -Blip I? Your Loved One. , . Have you paid your assess ment for the cemetery? If not, it is your duty-to. do so at once. If you expect your lot in the cemetery to be kept clean and the grass cut this summer, you surely cannot expect the sexton to work for nothing, and everv lot owner is requested to caii and pay their assessment for 1907 to R Manning Walker The assessment is only $1 25. bu if everv lot owner will pay promptly it will enable the committee to keep the sexton at worlr all summer, otherwise the cemetery will grow up in weeds. Good fresh Garden Seed in bulk at Cunningham & Barns'. J. T. Underwood of.btuttgart. Ark., and bis grand daughter, Miss Mildred hive been in the city. Miss Mildred jcame up to viit her grandfather, D. M. Proctor. It is a good sin tor the peo ple when a legislature refuses to obey the whip and pass a bill as a party measure, as it did Tuesday in thePhilipino White- cotton bill. Mrs B. E Vaughn, of Paris, ha- been the ueHt of Jasper Henderson and wile. Dr George L. Turner was a professional visitor in Ely, Tuesday. B. Y. P. I. Not Going Away. On account of not being a to finish my work here will con tinueforn indefinite time tht: photograph business iu Monr ie City. Cill and have that pict ure taken. P. M Rohh He any Fine Time. Miss Geoigie Vaughn royally entertained a small coterie of friends at her lovely appointed home nn Gren Stret between Locust ant Chestnut Streets, Tuesday evenVjg; FrierVd Saunders has decided: Mornoe igood enough for me. so has returned from Santa Fe Promoted J. E Jones the smooth faced, boyish looking "brakey'" has been promoted. It is said: passed the best Ex., of man on the road for eats. He bad hen offered the pro motion twic before, but wish ing to shirk responsibility turn ed it down. Now be is mirried nnd his wife looks at things, differently and prevailed upon him to go one step higher. S he has bid farewell to caboose 14271 and bis bos3 P. C. Miller,1 and gone where good men go. higher. Miss Sallie Christian peot Thursday with relatives at Shel bina. Miss E'hel Diecber. of Pal myra, arrived Tuesday to spsud vera! days with relative. The B. B. P. U. of tbe First Bap tist Church have secured a, Concert Trio of Qt Incy Talent, J. Frederlo Burnett, Pianist iBcrt E. Chatten, Tenor Helen Vivian Reinsberg, Reader to give a Concert 'under the auspices of ibeir Society at opera house Tues day evening, May 7. '0Stt)() "$ H10(JiC(J If SttliO JMM Twenty Years Miss Imogene, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L. T. Bell is a happy and lovely girl, Monday was her birth day and it brought her well wishes, happiness and pleasure. ' Edward Fisher and wife were with Hannibal friends Monday and partook of a sumptous birthday dinner. For Sale 5 room house, briru and 'other outbuildings, tine lot of fruit of all kinds, 8 lots. Price reasonable. , tf ; W. E. Crisler. Mrs. Yaiicy Tiuihoffand babe went lo St. Louis, Thursday, to visit bet brotbr, William Los. SOB. A Mere Technicality. Some years ago there was a lawyer in the Indian Territory named McGanu. He was the attorney for a farmer who bad killed a neighbor. McGann got the man out on bail, on the plea of justifiable homicide,' or some thing ot the kind, and the farm er immediately took bis gun and killed the chief witness against him. Naturally, this settled the sheriff and trie judges, and they offered $300 reward for the mur derous farmer. "bay," said JMcGann to the sheriff, "will you give me that reward if I get him?" Yes" the sheriff replied. land McGann rode out to the hiding place of his client. The farmer came up, and McGann shot killed him. He took the body back to town and demand ed the reward. How about this, McGaan?" asked another lawyer. Do you tbiuk it is in accordance with the ethics of the legal profes sion to take advantage of your client in that manner?" . "Ethics be blowed!" snorted McGann. "I killed hira in an other case." Saturday Evening Post. "Ef de men folks ever gits ter be angels, it seems ter me it wouldn't be wise ter give 'um wings." "How come?" "Kaze I knows lots er 'um what would pawn dera . wings ter de devil In less time than it takes ter tell!" Atlanta Constitution. John Wood, Burlington agent at Kearney, formerly day oper ator at the Joe depot this city, has been visiting relatives here.. He was accompanied borne by his wife and his wife's mother, Mrs. Sarah Smith. W. O. T. U. meeting at Mrs G. A. Lehnhoff next Tuesday.