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'..'iaaawr.'a f, 'si, .., . .f 9 We Have g B Purchased a Big Stock M H Of Fresh W 8 STAPLE and FANCY 8 GROCERIES Just what you want and as Rj Q they were bought right will sell Bj M ihem nVht W H RpmprnWr Flvftrvthin Is M n First Class l.t a Mil 1 1 A V ana tnat wc win dc picasca 10 g please you ki OUR HOME KILLED , gj RJ FRESH MEATS ft are the Best that can be bought from the Farmers and our Cured Meats are all W Standard Goods $ BRICKER & SPIKER g Miss Margaret Jones will spend the millinery season at Hale, Mo. Mrs. Patrick Feeney is with relatives at E!v Nothwitbing the 6bow people claim Fakirs do not follow their how you had better not bite on the other fellows game next Tuesday. The show people cannot entirely keep fakirs from following. The best of Corn Meal, Horse Feed. Chicken Feed and Cow Feed at the Vauibn & Utter back Mill. U E. Leuders and wife, of Palmyra, have been the guests of Monroe friends. Mrs. Bertha Thompson, ' of Ottumwa, Iowa has beien visit ing her kinsman, James Rogers. Misses Anna and Edna Nolen are with Shelbina friends. Mrs. M. Uppenhouse and Miss Edna Baker, of New Canton, III., are the guests of M. Loson and wife. Earl Ro w land, of Kansas City, lias been visiting one of Mon roe's pretty blue eyed girls. Harry Jarman wis called to lien bow yesterday by the seri ous illness of his father. . , Stewart McCall, of Council BlufN, Iowa, is visiting bis afuut. Miss Callie White. Soma Consolation. Distinguished Surgeon (to widow .-whose husband has Just died from an operation he had performed) At least, my dear madam, you have the 'satisfaction of knowing that your hus band didn't die under the knife of a siedlcai bungler. Hon. R. S. McClinticwas & professional visitor in Hannibal Tuesday. The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. Addie Nolen at 3 p. m. next Tuesday. Mrs. Thomas A. Wilson is the guest of relatives at Wheeling, West Virginia. Hairy Wilson departed Thurs day for bis home at Garden City, Kansas. ' Mrs. C. L. Carpenter has been has been visiting friends at Ely. Premium on Dishonesty. A firm of movers "careful," no doubt In London publishes the- fol lowing rather scandalous advertise ment: "Why pay rent when yoa can be mored cheaply, quickly and quietly by ..hi ft OaT Estimates tree." 8ome Death Bed Rlmsstera. There have been numerous In stances of poetical and grammatical .deaths. Emperor Adrian made a po etlcsi address to his own soul as death "was. casting the seal of final silence 'over his lips, and Margaret of Austria, - irtna almost within the . grasp of death, In a terrific storm at sea, calm ly sat down and composed her epitaph 'la verse. , The ship weathered the " gale, however, and the epitaph was aot needed. The Sunday Magailnft Nothing In It for Fldo. 1 Of coarse it la necessary to Ala ' cover the north pole we .understand .that, tlU. tt doesn't seem Just right to coake faithful Fto pull a sledge as ' far north as he can and then eat him a -ta way back. Puck. , ; In Crowded New York. Packing of the poor population of New York city is shown by the fact that the most thickly settled tenement house blocks have increased In popu lation 3 per cent, in the -last five years. t , Earners Cetonra. (Continued, fromBPage 1.) Green Hides, , - , 8c Corn : 55c Wheat No. 2 77 Oats 80 to 35c Hay I7.00QI10.00 The stock market went to smash to badly that Bargerand McClintic are holding several can of begs and lambs and C Underbill is holding bis in pref erence to shipping. Shipments for week . easy F D Proctor 1 car, fence post; J L Evans 1 car whrat; Monroe . Milling Co 2 cars of wheat; A Boulware 2 car ties; J L Owen 1 car cattle; T J Yates 3 cars ot cattle; Pond Poultry Co 2 cars live poultry, 158 cases eggs and , 250 pounds butter; Henderson and Son 1 car of eggs, 1 car poultry and 300 pounds butter; D D Melson 1 car oats; A H Green 3 cars of hay and 1 of oats. Total 19 cars. Mrs. Dee Gentry visited ber boo, Tandy in Hannibal, Satur day. U. J. Davis did not find what be wanted in Mexico, so is still undecided as to his future. Judge and Mrs. Sam Black burn, of Shelby were with Mon roe friends Saturday. 'Miss Anna Clougb is visiting in Macon City. Mrs. Birtie Miltmore and son. Bryan, of Memphis, Tenn., are the guests of their uncle, C. L Carpeiter. : Joseph Smith and wife are visiting friends in Philadelphia. John Gise and wife are with the homefolks in Macon. Ed Byrd and wife are with Qulncy relative?- , C B. Clark has ' made a new departure in upholstering. He uses the wire lock at the bot tom and anchors 'the top with wire. ; ;i Charity for the Blind. New York . ctty annually pays $5t In gold. In one payment, to every blind person who has been a year a resident if the metropolis, and who has ' not oeen an occupant ot a city insttttrttoa luring that time. .' i - Misses Edna and Elite Smith leit Tuesday for the Yellow Stone Park- to make an extend ed visit. E. E. Edwards and sisters-in-law, Misses Ida and Cora Robr, spent the day yesterday with Gem City friends.. Mrs. Frank McGartbland and sons, Bernard and Ira, and daughters, Helen and Rose II a, went to Loraine, 111., - yesterday to Bpend a week with relatives. J. B. McClintic and son, Charles, spent yesterday with Gem City friends. Horse Feed, Cow and Chicken Feed at the Vaughn & Utter- back Mill.. Plague of Ants Threatened. Any on who la acquainted 'with tfca Insect nfe of Florida will remember the ubiquitous ant; and now comes the alarm sounded la the Entomolog ical News, that several varieties of tropical anta have been discovered la Florida and Alabama, being recent In troductions. One of these, whioh is aa especially destructive pest, feeds on either vegetable or animal substances. Fidelity of Heart. ' Little faithfulnesses are not cnly the preparation for great ones, bat 11V tie faithfulnesses are in themselves V&e great ones. The essential fidelity of the heart Is the same whether it be exercised in the mites or In a royal treasury ; the genuine faithfulness ot the life Is equally beautiful whether tt be. displayed la .governing an empire I or in writing an exercise. F. W, Far- rar. ' , Temperamental Differences. . A maa wul spend a lifetime quarrel ing wKa Ms own heart, whereas woman can never i believe that her heart night be ta the wrong. Otoka Oliver Bobbes (lira, Cralgle). . ..... It Was a. Nugget. Workmen were digging a drain near the elty ban of Bendtgo. South Africa, when ihe pick "-of one of them re bounded after having struck some thing bard. ."That must be e nug get," remarked a Jocular bystander, "111 look," said the workman, and the aoxt tnpsiant he bad a lump of quarts CUalOy studded with gold li all bauda . i f ' : l.uekv IS. ' ' Da aa American t6-cent piece there fcre 1.8 atari, IS letters ta the scroll held ta Che eagle's beak, IS feathers In each f the eagle's wings, IS tall reaCher. IS parallel . bars la the abtaUat Tt horicoatal bars, IS arrow bead, TJ leaves oa the racb. aad IS letters the words 'Sjnartar dol lut." Tfcs Sunday Magaxla. - Sale of All "Odds and Ends" at ? Little Bits of Prices h AT LAST the herculanean task of tak- in stock on our heavy laden floors has jjr been accomplished and now we are ready fj to give you the Sensational Bargains of j the year in Fine Clothing Stock taking has proved this store was fjr never in healthier or more satisfactory condition than now All the heaviest lines a 4 i 4 . m ' mm ot stock nave oeen completely sold out, m and the few hundreds of Odd . Coats, f Vests, Pants and Suits left are so desir- ii able and are such good sizes that they will go like hot cakes at these miserly o prices Remember these are the best Ji grade of Clothing and Right in the Pink of fashion II Odd Pants $1.98 W ''ave pulled out about 300 Pairs of Men's Odd Pants left from fine fancy wort-ted" and Cheviots and Plain BiAck and Blue Serge Suit- iliat sold at $10 and $12 and will put them on a hip counter marked $1.98 a pair. You will find all tbe Regular and Extra S tes in the bait hundred or more styles dis p'ayed. Buy ac many pairs as you can today. It may be too late tomorrow. Odd Coats and and Vests $2.98 You also have a Running Chance at 150 Handsome Odd CoMs and Vests which we propose to Close Out at o OD Odd Suits $5.00 $ xour unoice ot a rot of Men's Suits wortb double and three times , $5.00 Odd Suits $2.98 No Marking Up Take your Cboic of Styl ish Odd Suits in tbe Popu lar Back Style. S2.98 Connected witb Our Stock takincr Sls Values are jut as Repreantd . or ' money back if you want it. BOSTON STORE 107 South Main St. HANNIBAL, M0. Bert Garner. Erl ToolVy and R'chard Walker left" Tuesday for St. James and other points in South Missouri. They are on a prospecting tour and do well to stick to Missouri and will do better to stick to North- j east Missouri. $20 and Less Fair Date Ckasc4. Secy G. B. Thompson of the Palmyra fair sends us postal to say: The dates of the fair have been changed from August 28, 29. 80 and 31. to September 25, 26, 27 and 28. Colt Shew. I will have a colt show at Indian Creek, August 31. 1907. Will give prise of $15 for tbe best horse colt and $15 for best mule colt from my breeding stable. James Smith. Andrew Grimm and wife, of Perry arrived Tuesday to make Monroe their borne. This was their childhood boice and they have received a warm wel come. : ' , . P. II. McCormack and daugh ter, Mrs- Sarah MarUs, of Ot tawa, 111., ' are the' guests o! their daughter and sister, Mrs. John W, White. ' Ed Lake and family, of Hunt ington were in tbe city Tuesday called here by the illness of his mother, Mrs. Liban Lake. ;!88 ,(Glrtrude ( Dreacber, of Mj. was .visiting be brother, Alex. Tneaday. : . VA. Ely left Tuesday night for a trip to. Galveston, Texas. From Monroe to all points Southwest yi Sept. 3d and 17th Tickets Good 30 Days With stopovers la both directions To Dallas, Ft. Worth, Waoo, Houston Galveston, Sao Antonio, Corpus Christl, Drownvllle, ' Laredo and iatrmedlate Iti points ------- $f To Elpaso aad lntermo- CIA iflfi diata points - - - r MAU.JU To Kaasas, Indian Territory, Okla- bomaaad aorttjern Texas points, one far plus 92.00, but no (g'TA rate higher than - -' s4U For tickets aad berths inquire of' , V. O, DAWSON, ' Ticket Agent, Monroe City, Mo. Melvln ..and" k j. 'Lee HajTdeji went to Goss Monday to visit their sister. .Mrs. JBveret jRbney. Shelbina ' want! 'Big John Wlttmar, ahd wants him bad, to toss ball for it, bat he saysjt, ; A. C. Mudd was' transacting; business la Ilaanibai, Monday.