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VV. C. T. l COLUMN.
Through tne courtesy of " Demochat tnis Fpiire is reserv ed for the W. ( T. U. It is edited by Ella L. Shearman. District Press Superintendent of re V. C. T. U., wlio is re 6pui -i .fe for all statements wliicb nymrh tnis column. Our Watcliw orris: Organize. Educat. Ayitate. M'lt PRINCIPLES. Total o i MiLt r ce. Prohibition of H'e lifimr traffic, One Aland ard ol it. rdi- for men tnd worn en. Tii- education of public sentiment for rii;ht. Februry 17. Frnnces E W i I lard Memorial Day. At the Cnristian church next Sunda i 3 . m. a im mortal service will be h?M in nutior of France. E Wiiiard K-v M F Crowe wi'l ,,'ive t lie address of the eveni'ii and a good prot;rjm is in p'-.iuiMtioii. Mt imers .ire invited :o ming their fnenis and thus relp to peep m m m - ry the trsi lovtd woman in America " Tbe temperance wive which seems to be sweet iog the coun try has struck the District f Columbia. Sj miicli pressure has been brought to tear by the temperance people that tbe con gressional committee on the District affairs will hardly dare to kill thr- t)i- in committee However, these Congressmen dislike to take the responsibili ty of such radical legislation and to shirk duty, may refer the question to a vote cf tbe people. The opponents are do ing their hest to influence the committee, by s :.(iing commu nications from all parts of the C0untr Friend of the cause are not l e. Let letters, telegrams;-, a resolutions go thick and fa' A Few F.xrerpt 'from Mi Greenwoond's A' "" I S imnn W. C T U. NATIONAL EVANGE LIST. "Christ never excused sin, nor did God. or Paul. Sin is the secret of Calvary; sin drags us from our high possibilities of manho'd and womanhood; sio fills the nation with graft and unc'eanness. No man ever bat ed sin as Jesus, or so loved the sinner. No one ever burled at sin sucv' thunderbolts But tbe curse ' f si" is m'-re terrible to society than to tbe individual. ' Our conception ihen of a true Christian character is tncom plete un'pss we inc'ude this pos sibility of a Christlike 'ndtgna tion. "We shall never dear the at- mosphre in America until we have the ind'gnation that burn ed supremely in Jesus. In Amer ica today are wrongs which should mke every Christian and citizen blaze with righteous indignation " 'A twentieth century revival is needed, not only of love and tenderness, but of Christlilre in dignatlon at sin, wrong and op pression. Every great revival basbadits dominant note one strong demand for personal UP-TO-DATE JOB PRINTING The Kind that will Please You and Your Customers. We are Prepared to Furnish Everything in the Line of We Want Your Business. Call or Write JOB MONRO E CITY DFM0CR71T, MONROE CITY, MO. FRESH AND CURED dan! tjEi tL fecs of all kinds and of the best quality Phones F L M 211 Bell 151 REED & UMSTATTD First Door South of Yates L Shearman mixed goods are in high favor. righteousness. Wit.h Jonathan Edwards, it was divine sover eignty; with Wesley, human frtedom; with Finney, personal responsibility; with Moody, di vine mercy. The coming reviv al will have as its dominant note ocial responsibility. And its key notes will be, 'We are all members one of another.' 'One U our Master, even Christ, and .hi e are hrethien ' "But a better day is dawning; the great social catastrophe ike the French revolution, which once seemed inevitable, is not now likely. ' A different note is discerna- ble in tbe utterances of tbe lead ers of social reform. A better spirit is at work in tbe business world. Mere wealth is not tbe idol it was ten years ago. Eyes are being rapidly opened to so cial needs, rights, wrongs and duties, Problems are being tak en up and with God's blessing, the issue will' be a redeemed so ciety, of redeemed individuals Let the women of America arise, unite and resolve in a great passion of righteousness and Cbristlike indignation to save the oppressed of the na tion, and it will be done." The "Full Dinner Pail " Tbey have had "rent" riots on tbe east side in New York, and the Chicago Tribune (rep.) advertises the establishment of a soup bouse for tbe benefit of unemployed and hungry men. And this is under a republican administration and tbe republi can emblem was "tbe full din ner pail!" Commoner. Sterling Advice. To a great extent the celibacy of our yqung men i owing to the way in which girls are brought up. Through mistaken kindness, mothers often them selves do what they ought to make their daughter do. Let tbem teach housekeeping on a fixed methodical plan, and they will then learn their history. French and music all tbe bet ter. It is natural and right that a mother should wish to see ber daughter well educated and even highly accomplished; and it is a mistake that good and careful education sbould unfit a girl for homely duties of cooking, dusting and general housework. Oa tbe contrary those duties would be belter performed if mothers would at tbe same time tbey seek talent ed instructors for their daugh ters, impart to tbem some of their own culinary talent; and their would be more good wives and marriages Little girls sbould be taught, as early as possible, to pertorm simple household duties neatly; and as they grow older, let tbern be come gradually acquainted with the theory of housekeep ing in such a manner that, when they are married, tbey will be able to adapt themselves to their circumstances, and be use ful as wei! as pleasing compan ions to their husbands. Select ed. Mrs Minnie Zachary has re turned to ber borne in Paden, I. T., after a visit of six weeks with ber parents, S. G. Demaree and wife. New Ideaa in Cheviots. Thanks to many and different combinations of colors, it has been possible to grant the much abused stripes tome small re turn of favor this season, says the February Delineator. Shad ed pin stripes are outlined wltb threads of crude color, all so closely done that the result can not fail to please the most con servative taste, particularly as tbe predominant effect is of black and white, or gray and white. Mixed tray fabrics will keep their favor; they could not goout entirely in any case, ow ing to their never-failing air of neatness and distinction For the same reason the moleskin shades must remain and are presented in mixed patterns and in checks and striped on twill ed ground. Previous years have bbown us all the good qualities of the camei's-hair weaves; this time tbtir plain grounds are thread ed white, striped with green or barred herring-bone style. Fi nally, for automobile w;ar, coat and skirt alike; for traveling, tbe rough English materials, have kept all their vitality. Cheviot beads the list owing to its durable appearance, and is frequently seen with its ground work in herring-bone pattern overlaid with stripes of a neu tral shade. Occasionally these overlines are of vivid color mahogany on a ground of neu tral grayish-green is particular ly charming. The heavier Eng lish cloths, supple, strong vicu na and its like, are desirable materials for tne long ulster In tended for practical use. For dressy wear, lace is dyed to match the f roc us on which it is used: silk embroidery reflects the designs of medieval tapes try, while over all the other tieids Egyptian influence reigns supreme. Hieroglyphic lozen ges are scattered broadcast and traces of Egypt's peculiar , deco. rative art is on every side. To Our Subscribers. According to anew ruling of tbe postofflce department wbicb went into effect Jan. 1st, news papers cannot send out papers to subscribers who are more than one year., bebind. Tbe Democrat has been given a reasonable time to collect back accounts. Come, in at once or send your money and save us the expense of collecting. We have no desire to become a law violator and will obey the law and cut off all who owe for more than one year. For Sale have a lot of nice deeded land for 6ale in New Mexico just across tbe line from Texi line, Texas. It is the very best of fertile lands, well watered with good water and a climate that is simply unexcelled on earth and I stand ready to make you this proposition ai,d make it good. For a short time I will sell that land in 160 acre tracts foriflOO per tract and will pay your railroad fare that you may go and see for yourself that the description of the land is not an over estimation tf L L Lasley. John Vance has tried the Bit. ter Root Valley of Montana and has found that Missouri suits him better, so has bought the Lou Burditt farm and is once more a citizen of this country. J. F Kennedy was here from Hannibal Saturday circulating among his many friends who are always g'ad to see him. He is foreman of the tracks in the Cement plant. It is nee Hess to say that he faithful !y does bis work. 315 Dearborn St., Chicago. Poul'.ry Wanted. Highest Mark et Price paid for Poultry, Butter and Eggs. Get our prices on poultry before you sell, o n nrvni n nn a r rurnu iaj wM44 . 60 YEARS V . "V EXPERIENCE Trade Marks rrtf Copyright Ac Anronftflenrilrtff sketch and descrlirtlon ma? lilcklr ascertain our oiihnon free whether mm Invention la probably patentable. Communica tions irictlyoniifldentlnl. HANDBOOK on Pateut tent free. Oldest atretic? fur securing patents. 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