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Cash Store. Wc must close out all MILLINERY this week to make room for our new holiday goods. Trimmed hats as low as $1.00 each. Be sure arJ rotne this week if you want one. Closing out the balance of our stock of Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks and Suits! Price is no object on what we have left. Come in soon as you can, while we still have a fair stock to show you. y is Handkerchief Frida Day W e will make a special display of our new Holiday Handkerchiefs on that day and invite every lady to come in and see these beautiful goods Designs are prettier, qualities are better and prices are lower than ever. Large showing of the new Swiss embroidered, pure linen handkerchiefs the daintiest yet produced Flowers' Effect On The Voice. According to a well-know Vien nese doctor, perfumes have a great effect on the voice. In this connec tion he recalls the experience of a celebrated singer who had received from a friend a large bouquet of Parma violets. Before appearing in scene she took a deep breath of the fragrant scent, and to her sur prise upon going on the stage found herself unable to sing a note. This authority is of the opinion that all I strong scents should be avoided by I singers, as they exercise influence on the vocol cords more or less marked, according to the subject. London Globe. If there is anything we desire above all other things, it is to be broad-minded and liberal. We have no use for prejudices and narrow ness, be it in one party or another. his is a good world to live in. but it can be made a great deal better. We believe that human naturally good; and that sooner or later it will throw off the selfishness that the cause of the misery of the down trodden. We believe in the religion of humanity, in the brother hood of the race. No man owns a muzzle for us. We are poor as Job's turkey, probably always will "be but we are rich in one thing the independence to speak our hon est thought. No man stays very ong in this world; and he should try and make it better for having ived in it. In the long run it will yield more happiness than any other course. There is no better friend can attend a man at his death than the consciousness that he has tried to do right. These may be old fashioned ideas, but they are good enough for us Mo- kane Missourian. For Sale. About 3,500 feet of second hand barn lumber, siding, sheeting and framing stuff J. H. GRADY. tf Strean &. Son are owners of the old reliable barber shop. Go there for good work. Those from a distance who at-' tended the funeral of Mrs. Thomas i XP. Waller were, Mrs. N. B. Dillard I olater, Mrs. Mary Dry of MadU- son, Joseph Rouse and fatuity of: Hannibal. Every one should see that their flues are in good condition. i A burning flue at Charles M. Sullivan's Monday caused a fire run. T. B. Hayden attended a sale in Woodland yesterday. W. V. Carson, of Quincy was with Monroe friends Wednesday. J. p McClintic of Selkirk, Kan-, sas, spent part of the week with his : family here. Mr. McClintic is much pleased with his location. Sam Abell went to Shelbyville yesterday to see his son, Al who is sick with pneumonia. A tourist was here Tuesday. At the Democrat office he was a print er; at the Yowell Harness shop he Ralph Graham received a car of j a harness maker. Of course he Gold Medal flour and some one j was broke and was trying to get thought it valuable enough to break j enough money to get to some other the seal and carry away four sacks. Many of our exchanges are load ed with adVertising. It should be that way in Monroe City. If you owe the Democrat we could use the money which we have earned and hope you will pay Smptly and not put us to the ex tra expense of having to send statement. Mrs. Hardy Patrick and children of Callao have been the guests of friends in this city. This time D. K. Yowell i9 going to give the Monroe City churches 100 bushels of corn. Each of the churches to send some one to husk the corn which will be sold on the streets and the proceeds divided among the churches. John H. Shearman and wife of Troy, Mich., were called here by the death of Mrs. John Shearman. Mrs. J. H. McClintic has returned from a visit with Wichita. Kansas, relatives. town. He Michigan. claimed to be from At Public Auction I will sell at my home place in Monroe, City, Mo., on Saturday December 10., all of my household and kitchen furniture, a lot of canned fruits, one cow, one set of double harness, two cords of four foot wood, about three dozen Buff Cochin chickens and other articles Sale begins at 10 o'clock in the forenoon. JOHN SHEARMAN. W. T. Youell, Auctioner. Elbert Yates. Clerk. J. J. Pritchett, of Mason City, 111., was here Monday looking after his fine farm near Huntington. Reflections of a Bachelor ' The more temper a man has the more he'll think his wife makes it A lot of men would rather make a noise with their mouths than a living with their heads. A man can get maddest trying to prove by argument that he never loses his temper. . There's hardly anything that de lights a man with you more than for you to remind him that his weather prediction last week was right, especially when it wasn't The same man who can want to buy flowers all the time for a girl I before he marries her can think. after he marries her. that buying gloves for her is sinful waste. New York Press. . - Christmas only 23 days away. River Appropriation Bill. Washington, D. C, Nov. 28 Members of the Rivers and Harbors Committee of the House of Repre sentatives, practically of all o whom have arrived here for the opening of Congress, are agreed to night that a river and harbor ap propriation bill carrying approxi- mately $30,000,000 will be reported early in the session. They have hopes that such a bill will be fram ed and passed by both houses of Congress and approved by the Pres ident before the Christmas holi days. Mark Twain's Legacy. Six hundred thousand was the sum He left behind, And not a dollar wrested from Poor humankind. His earnings were the recompense Of work well done; Of waggishness without offense. And kindly fun. And in his books, it doth befall, On every page, The gentle author left us all A heritage. Washington Herald. Lost Fur mitten in, Monroe City Leave at Democrat office. McCIintic-Jackson. Miss Marguerite McClintic and Carroll S. Jackson were married at St. Judes Church at 8 o'clock Wed nesday evening Nov. 30, 1910, Rev. H. C. Goodman officiating. Miss Elizubeth Boulware was Maid of Honor, Hunter Anderson was best man. The Bridesmaids were Misses Amy Gree.i Caro lyne McClintic, the brides sister. Arthur Ely and Hunter Anderson were ushers. The bride is the daughter of Mr and Mrs. J. B. McClintic and is a most excellent young lady and held i liigli tsU'i'in by ail who knew her. I lie nioom is a son W. R. P. ackson. is an upri1'.: industrious young man wlio numbers his friends by his acquaintances. The Democrat joins (he host of friends in wi.ih'md llu-i : a pleasant journey down Uu .Aivn.n ot lite. Mrs. Baivt-r, aIia. A. S. Brown and hi, A J . vets, I.. ;'.Jii..i.io '..si week HI til Mrs. to S!)cn! I n. hi u: ohvisuii i ihl i ,i 1 1 1 i i y. :ul son u'Miii.t , ,., Mrs. Biik. i I'oi . . nee CmiruV. Micluu1'. .'it. I. ill, .'ii ..ni the Ciiui.hy l' !;.:;, i;. ay in ("iii vr . . i ,,n country i --. .- . v;i about 15 u:i ! .v.n.iViMr .; a packing plant Calendars and Calendar Pads r 1911 at BELLE JOHNSON. Studio. "Main Entrance Wins" The proprietor of the clothing store in the middle one day foum himself momentarily beaten, when he discovered that the rival shop on ins right was piacarueu wun sensational announcement of Great Fire Sale," while the man on his left had covered his building with huge banners proclaiming a Receiver's Sale." His face dropped. Then his feu tures relaxed in a gradually expand ing smile. He rushed to the back of his store and called up some one over the telephone. One hour later the crowds that had been attracted to the scene by the "Fire Sale" and "Receiver's Sale" proclamations flocked into the store between the two. The proprietor had caused to be stretched across the top of his door way a sheet, on which were painted in letters two feet tall the words. "Main Entrance." Ex. J. H. Brayton, a hustling farmer living near Pans was here yester day in the interest of the Farmers Institute which will beheld here Dec. 7 and 8. He tells us that Miss Baily will deliver a lecture on home economics and domestic sci ence on the evening of the 8th. Thomas M. Chipman, of Ben Bow spent a few days this week with his son, Gorge and wife. Wayne Rollins was transacting business In Hunncwcll Tuesday. J. II. Brow a Uv.YUUi ir.r- iji" of : S;i.i- . . i ,1.4 :.y : i.i AlEo vv ; i ., . . it. There uie ::o pol.it.: ol the com pass on the chart ot lue patriotism. Robert C. Winthrop. Virtue In rrrf unies. Lavender anil ro.;.; perfumes are credited with the virtue of being mi crobe killers. A Word From Uncle Sam. 'Do man dul a.-i wlllln to be da goat once In awhile," said Unci Eben, "ought to mind his own busi ness an' keep f'um buttln' In." Hardest vvctj Is the Cocus. The- hardest miumI in the world I not ebony, hut cocum, which is much, used for i , ti.ites and similar musical instm.i nts Presently, Presently U will he possible for a man to become famous by having a wife who has never beenoperated on for anything. Etern?' 3ound of Weddings. There are nhout three thousand Aotl'.ir.;: cvoy "I hums, taking the entire world i.ito consideration. Wll! H ;v; Mtsch Sympathy. A rtudnre t rmai named Schnei der Is putitlonini? for a divorce bo cause her hushtind insists, on display ing in the ho'e th.' portraits of her three p. .'deeei .mi s. Ti.' PhUosopher of Folly. "I tried to surprise a lady friend of mine by ci.llai.4 unexpectedly tht other day." ." the rhllosophcr ot Folly, 'M'.i' she must have seen ma coming There was one of my photo graphs on the mantel." Candor. If anything lu my conversation has merited your regard. 1 think It must be the openness and freedom with which I commonly express my senti ment. You are too wis, a man not to know that such freedom Is not without Its use. lUuko. Unreasonable. "It take so much smartness and lnorgy to find out d exack truth about anything," said Uncle Eben, "dat you eant expect a man wh want to talk all d time to lutlroly avoid falsification." Treasure Found In Barn. Quit a f irtune vii found In ant old barn at Indiana. Pa., the other day While tearing down the structure, which formerly beloaged to hi uncle, who died recently, Frank Kehne found trunk hidden beneath the floor in which waa secreted $3,000 In bill and cash. Moueo In Leaf of In1 A Strang Utile rneidant occurred fa Perthshire (Scotland) town the oftti or day. A housewife, when cutUa broad for dinner, . was astounded toj find a mouse embedded la the aetrt o( tho loaf. It la onjoturod that th rodent had somehow got amoos t&H dough after It had boos not. and, not being oboorvod thereafter, had panol on la the loaf to tho ore.