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Our Mr. Yates is now on the mar
ket buying new goods. Do not fail to come in and see us whenever you want anything in Dry Goods OR Groceries as we can please you in quality and price. Do not fail to see us for your needs for Thanksgiving. We are going to give away Rogers Silverware to those who pay us cash for goods See us for particulars. , See the Malleable Range in oper-J It will pay you to buy a Mallea ation at Wade & Dawson's with j ble Range this week at Wade &. paper stovepipe. Dawson's. Mrs. McNair who is in a Quincy hospital is reported as improving j which is good news to her many j friends. Drs. Woods & Kidd, Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat specialists of Quincy, will be at the Hospital Monroe, Monday. Nov. 21, till 2 p. m.. to meet patients. Samuel McEIroy and wife, of near Perry were here yesterday moving Mrs. McElroy's goods to their new home. Mrs. W. T. Rutledge is visiting in Shelbina ' "Time For Christmas Pictures" BELLE JOHNSON. Only three more days left to get in on the Malleable Range deal at Wade &. Dawson's. Watch repairing, stone setting, Diamonds reset, etc by a first class watchman at Dimmitt's Jewelry store. A Lesson in Banking. In the drawing room car of a Washington limited the conversa tion turned to the way interest mounts up. "It's like this," said R. B. Brown( of the American Surety Company. "The leading negroes of a Georgia town started a bank and invited persons of their own race to become customers. One day a darkey, with shoes run down at the heels, a gal lus over his shoulder and a cotton .shirt, showeJ up at he bank. "See here," he said, "I want mah ten dollahs." ; "Who is yuh?" asked the cashier. ! "MalJ name's Jim Johnson, an' I ; wants dat ten dollahs." "Yuh an't got no money in dis here bank,' said the cashier, after looking over his books. "Yes I has.' insisted the visitor. 'I put ten dollahs in here six months er go." "Why man, yuh shure is foolish, De intrist done et dat up long er go" Ex. The Right Number. A teacher in giving a lecture to the members of her junior hygiene class, had cautioned them against eating anything hard, such as nuts, hard candy, etc. A small boy held up his hand. "What is it, Sammy?" she inquir ed. "Say, did you ever see any of these here candy jaw-breakers?" he asked. "Ye-s, I believe so," she hesitated wonderingly. "Well, Willie here." indicating another boy in the class. "stood right in front of Gregorie's store yesterday-and et five of them right down." "Ate," corrected the teacher. "Aw, was it eight? I was thinkin' it was only five." The Delineator for December. R. L. Armstrong left Tuasday j for Brownsville, Texas. Miss Willie Cox of Hunnewell spent Tuesday in Monroe. Clarence Bixler who is working in Centralia visited homefolks sev eral days this week. Free. Free, Free, $7.50 worth of cooking ware with every Malleable Range purchased this week at Wade &. Dawson's. John Dirigo is spending several days in Centralia. Yoa can hear a record of Maude Powell's famous violin selections Saturday at the NicKleodeon at 2:33 Fixing Value of the Bride. A methodic ministii- in J i ti more recently jjuirueiJ a young man of the Bowery type who asked him, at the conclusion of the ceremony in the parsonage how much he "charged" As a hint to the clergy man to keep his he within reason able limits, the young man drew a half dollar from his pocket while speaking. The minister explained that no "charge" was made for his services. Whereupon the delighted young husband exclaimed: "Do you hear :hat, Mag? He don't charge nothin'!" and dropped the half dollar back in to his pocket. Bui tne pastor na i more ti say. He told his visitor thar toe fee de pended on the valuathn hf; placed on the service rendered. If it was worth nothing to ma-ry the young woman at his sids, v.:ry good; but if he valued her his fee would give some evidence of it. The groom was impressed Slowing he pro duced tiie half dollar and laid it in the minister's hand. A $1 bill fol lowed. Then he graspe 1 his bride's arm and faioved toward the door. - Christian Herald. Apply Blossoms in November Today Ben Galloway left at this office a specimen of apple blooms They are of the regulation color and sweet as flowers in May. This shows the adaptability as the Missouri cli mate. Although this section of the state is short on apples there may be some comfort in knowing that the trees have brought forth three crops of blossoms and lovers of the beautiful have feasted their eyes on flowers which failed to precede the fruit. Moberiy Democrat. It isn't always that the man who talks the loudest has the most brains or even knowledge of what he is talking about. A music box can make a lot of noise, but it does not do a great deal of thinking. There are men, and women, too. who can run the music box a close race on both noise and thought. -Ex. A. M. Priest and wife, of Shelby- ville were the guests of Dr. C. A. Noland and wife Tuesday. CARD OF THANKS. We desire to return our thanks to Mon roe City Fire Department and our many friends lor their services render ed during the fire in our store building last Monday. We also owe a debt of gratitude to Mr. W. L. Ely for the prompt and satisfac tory settlement of .the insurance. MRS. A. BOULWARE, T. M. BOULWARE. Have your watches repaired at Dimmitt's Jewelry Store by a first class workman. Roy Meriwether and W. W. Long- mire were transacting business in Paris, Tuesday. I Dr. Southern and Ed Spalding went to St. Louis Monday night with the intention of bringing home Dr. Southern's new auto. Misses Nettie Couch and Myrtle Campbell of Hunnewell were Mon roe visitors Tuesday. Mesdames Ella McGlasson and Anna Lee visited in Palmyra yesterday. Loren Yates of the firm of Yates & Shearman is in St. Louis buying bargains for their patrons. H. E. Clark, the auctioneer, cried sales this week as follows: At Memphis on Monday; at Bloomfield, Iowa, on Tuesday; and near Shelby- ville, Wednesday. Mesdames N. M. Threlkeld, Had Hanger and G. G. Saunders and daughter of Shelbina were in the city Monday enroute home from Paris. J. J. Dimmitt has been lucky enough to secure a first class watch man from Kansas City. We have several Automobiles listed with us for sale or trade, some of them can be bought on easy terms. Drescher & Woodson. Mrs. Mary CUne is with friends in liacoo. , Sing Sing will soon be no more. What is perhaps the most noted prison in this, country will soon pass out of existence and be replaced by the $2,500,000 penitentiary to be built at Wingdale, Duchess county. Architects are now at work on the plans for what is to be an ideal modern place of detention, and the contracts will be let in a month or two. The institution will be known as Harlem prison; and will embrace everything desirable for the sanitary housing and scientific humanitarian treatment of the criminals. The new prison has become absolutely necessary, as Sing Sing is now crowded to the utmost limit, and the use of "overflow" buildings has made the escape of convicts com partively easy. Ex. Any one wanting high class watch work call at Dimmitt's Jewelry Store. Mrs. W. W. Gilkinson of Palmyra was visiting her daughter Mrs. Dr. Noland. first of the week. Mrs. J. IL Achelpohl of Quincy returned home Monday after a pleasant visit with her daughter. Mrs. C L. Drescher. Mrs. A. K. Rutledge has been vis iting friends and relatives in Shel bina. Mrs. 0. L. Pepper, of Warren, left Monday for a visit with relatives in Alexandria. C L. Carpenter and family spent several days in Ely last week. ' Mrs. John Saunders was called to Hannibal Tuesday by the illness of her brother. L Aylor, who was bod, N burned several dayseta.