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Widows Are Still in Danger
Senator Thorn Piatt ban just celebrated his seventy-tilth brthday. Young widows, how ever, are not yet out of danger. Boonville Advertiser. Bom Knocked by Knox. Fairbanks, thin and lank, has lalled to make much headway against big and heavy Taft dur ing the hot weather. Ti lth will pronablv n knocked out oy Knox Exctlsior Springs Stan dard. The Republicans and Grafters. All R puolicans are not graf era, but about all the grafters are II publicans, who have doubtit-ss been induced to be come such by the corrupting systems of protective tariff and subsidies Boonville Advertis er. The Tip Will Come. The Missouri Republicans are are for Fairbanks for the Re- publican nomination for the presidency, bu the pie-counter patriots are all t r Taft until the tip comes to dump bim. And t hey expect the tip .it the psy chological moment. Kansas Cuy Post. No Decent Journal Would. Vice President Fairbanks thinks that the journals which give publicity to his cocktail bout are "yellow, dirty and de grading." No doubt of it. No decent journal should criticise a pious, religious, tnirsty, bibu lous, warm-hearted, cold-blood ed officseeker like the great v:ce president. Boonville Advertis er. Northwest Missouri the Garden Spot. With coal being discovered at Cainsville and gold at Ridge way and with one of the bright est prospects for corn that we have ever bad in northwest Missouri, which has always been famous, will become the garden spot of the earth. King City Democrat. irit of the State Press . "'J"" T " ? !T Folk, . now,, it .. abused Harry Hawes for the charge, s preferred against our candidate, , and then, f.rn e tecall the cold 6torage smile and the case of lemons given us in return, we feel like' taking off our bat to Harry and admitting that he knew what be was talking, about apd we didn't. It's a noble thing in our modest judgment to be willing to admit it, when you know you have made an ass of yourself Boonville Advertiser. ., houses lean west and a part of Don't Fear if It Tilts. Don't be alarmed if your toward the south- the water is slopped out of your cisterns tbe latter part of August. Taft, the man who says he is running for president, will b? in Joplin. August 24 and may tilt the state some with bis ponderosity. Lexington News. Better Builder Than Dockery Ex-Governor T. T. Crittenden writes an open letter to Govern or Folk, criticising hU action In the Kansas City police matter, in which the governor claims to have been an original Folk sup porter, because be thought bis predecessors in that office bad built up personal machines. Now Governor Crittenden says be owes Governor Dockery a public apology, because Folk's efforts in machine building were worse than all tbe rest But ler Times. . May Want to Help Republicans. T. P. Russell, tbe man recent ly Appointed a member of tbe boafa of managers of tbe hos pital t Farmington, should not bave; been disturbed. , Be may want to sign another petition ,To tbt - Voters of Mlssoerl" ne:rt year $q bebalf of another candidate on tbe Republican state ticket Jackson Cash , Book.- , b Wltfiflf to Acknowledge-' . When this: newspaper recalls CANADA Appears (4 Fear the Effect of Miuoori' Papers on Ex-Mistuurians " Entertained ' Mesdames Leona . Gentry and W. G. Williamson entertained quite a number of friends at the nome of Mrs. Gentry Thursday evening In donor of Mrs. Walter Dimmitt of Shelbvvllle, and Mrs. Robert Williamson, of Tui sa, I. T. . There were seven tables and tbe game was six band euchre, a game tbat a majority of Mon roeites are fond of. Ices were served during the evening. Tbe very neat and enterpris ing city of Sturgeon will, it is said, have two saloons after be ing saloon less for several months We did not find this in the Sturgeon L.-ader, but the Columbia papers say nearly ev cry citizen signed tbe saloon petitions. Paris also, after her usual annual political squabble, has relicensed bei saloons. These cities have tried both methods and concluded tbat tbe only rational way to handle this traffic is through high licensed saloons. Moberly Democrat. ; News is tbe editor's stock in trade in fact it is what tbe sub scribers pay for and tben some persons seem to think tbey are not asking anything unreasona ble to ask tbe editor to suppress tbe very thing tbat tbe subscrib ers bave paid for because it is about tbem, but if it is about tbe other fellow tbey say, "Let her go, serves him just right." LaPiata Republican. A middle-class reformer utters tbe following lament over tbe failure of tbe great national trust buster to make good: 'We trust bim to cuib tbe trusts, and tbe trusts trust bim to curb us." And why shouldn't tbe trusts trust bim now after trusting bim with tbetr money to secure bis election? . Where Oh Where Is the pride of Shelbina now? Wednesday she played with Clarence and was down and out in a 14 inning irame. Bier John Wittmar, ' of Monroe, pitched and Sbeibina didn't make a hit. The score 3 to 2 in tavor of Clarence. Sbeibina made tbe 2 on errors! ' Some very sensible women marry men wbo are mere dum mies, and some very intelligent men marry social butterflies Some women love children and some love poodle dogs. De gustibusnon est elsputandum. Centralia Courier, , "Tis better to -have loved and lost,' than to be sued for breach of promise. And this re minds us that a man never realiz es bis full money value until be is sued for breach of promise. Centralia Courier. Hon. J. T. Lloyd, of the First District. J. H. Wbitecotton, of Paris, and , Berry man Hen wood, of Hannibal,' were ' in the clty Thursday. They were enroate to tbe Warren picnic as star actors. . ' ! " ; ' ' ..' : MW Ida .Boul ware left ( Fri day for New London and Perry to, spend a week with reirtives. It looks' to though 'the Canadian government Ws more Iban anxious , to, keep , former Mlssourian.a, la her borders.; , It looks to us as though that government did not wantagrl cultural reports. to reach tbat boastful land where. farmers have to carry . "Hail Insurance"i on tbe crops. Thailand where tbe summer time is cooler than our fall time, . and where their winters would put Sheol out of business. Their crops up there may be good crops, , when tbey:, have any, but there is .this peculiari ty about them-. Their, newspa pers are as silent as tbe- grave upon that .subject. . The result is: The big crops like those of Texas, grow in the real estate offices .and are found in real es tate literature. Tbe Democrat has six-Cana. dtan subscribers, one at OldB, four at Calgary and one at Mos- semin. And in tbe future tbey will bave to pay $ I 50 and in advance, or we cannot send them the paper, because the Ca nadian government now charges us 52 cents per year postage. Our eyes were opened last Wednesday when five copies of the Democrat mailed to Cana dian subscribers and stamped: 'Unmailable, Returned for Post, age" were returned to us. We hunted the matter up and found this law: "It is hereby ordered that, commencing the eighth day of May 1907, the pos tage rate appliable in tbe Unit ed States to second class mat ter addressed for delivery in Canada shall be 1 cent tor each fonr ounces, calculated on tbe weight of each package and pre paid by means ot postage stamp affixed." We hope tbat tbe old Mis- sourians who left God's country, a , land of plenty, will not give up trie home news because of Canada's actions. Swindlers, fakirs and short change artists keep away from Gollmar Bros.' shows. Most sbows of a circus nature betray or deceive tbe public into be lieving tbat their shows are strictly moral when they are harboring a legion of fakirs, short-change artists and swind lers of the lowest type. . Goll mar Bros, oever deceive their friends or patrons ' simply be cause tbey present all tbey ad vertise and allow bo fakirs or gamblers with their great mor al show, consequently their ex hibitions have a tendency to el evate and enthuse tbe body and mind with bright thoughts and and noble aspirations. Gollmar Bros. Greatest offl American Shows, all feature triple! circus, million dollar menagerie and Royal Roman Hippodrome will exhibit here. Ponderous and Preeminent Greater than them All now and ever. I GOLLMAR BROS Crud Wosad W. H. Goodman, barefooted, stepped out tbe back and onto a broken milk, crock. . It cut a gash tnbat useful member tbat put him on crutches for ten days. - t ; Miss Frankte Lu Elliott spent a portion of last week wjth Shelbina friends. .Misai Bessie lUoancy spent a portion ot last week with Sbel bina relatives : ' -Miss" Dlancbey Kacsdell, of SbelbinaV fcaa been tbe guest of Mr. P. IV Wilson. ' " Greatest of American Shows Circus, Museum, Hippodrome and Million Dollar Menagerie " Coming in all their glory Monroe City Tuesday, Aug 27 Grand Geld Glittering and Gorgeous Free Street Pageant 50 dens of wild animals 100 arenic feature acts 250 performances 300 blooded horses 30 world'famed clowns 3 great bands of music Half mile hippodrome track Herd of ponderous elephants Monster black hippopotamus Family of eastern bactrains $5,000 32 pipe steam calliope Mysterious vlack vark Acres of Waterproof Canvas 2 Performances daily, doors open 1 and 7 p. Big Free Street Parade 10 a. m. Keep your eye open on the Advertisements in the Monroe City Democrat. When you find a Merchant's Name there, vou will know that he wants your trade. That he Is not trusting the to Lord. Therefore. If You will trade with him, he will show his appreciation of it by treating you right instead of do ing as the non advertiser does, trying to, "on the quiet," sell you something "just as good." Tbe merchant advertiser has and Sells tbe best and tbe cheapest. J. N. Briefer, of Perry, III., has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Otis Webb It was bis first visit to tbis section and be thinks it a wonderful country. Otis Webb and wife spent Fri day afternoon with Palmyra friends. Prof. A. P. bettle, of Kirks vllle Normal, arrived Friday to visit bis parents, J. Blue Settle and wife. The old folks health is not what their friends would wish it to be. Dr. L. T. Bell's right band was out of commission last week. He bad an ugly blood boil on it. Mrs. Agnes Reid, of Lake nan, bas been tbe guest ot Mon roe friends. - Mrs. W. nDavls and "chil dren, of Xeonard, .' have been visiting MraVW- Baynum. , ' Mrs.' Robert ! G.iPiereol ae children-, of Tulsa; I. T., arrived Friday to visit her sister, Mrs. J. B. McCllntlc Smith Byrd and wife, of Quin cy, have been spending several days with Monroe relatives. Smith's face looked like it bad been in a R. R. yard wreck and his nose was split almost open, upper Hp badly cut in two places and tbe lower one had been cut through. Dr. A. W. Ely operated ..on Mrs." Laban Lake Thursday, for carbuncle of tbe back. It was as large as a goose egg and tak en entirely out. Miss Claudia G'reeves return ed Friday from the Kirksville Normal wbere sbe bad taken. a special course. She was highly pleased with her grades. She will teach the Yeager school this year. Misses Alice andCordle Hoar and Carrie Osborne have been spending three days with Lake nan friends. Miss Alma Bottorff, of Augus ta, III., arrived Thursday to visit her brother, Frank Bottorff and family. Mrs. Sarah Liathecum, of Ilunnewell. arrived Thursday to visit T. J. Yates an family. Mrs. -Alice Byrd. of Qulncy, arrived Friday to visit rela tives. She was enroute to Den ver, Colo., to visit friends. Mrs. J. B. Splker was called to Busbnell, III., Friday by tbe Illness of a grandson. Felix Hamilton: and wife, of Lebanon, Ky., bave been the guests of J. T. Elliott and fam ily." " ' . .