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risimas OIL v. well anas go os. use e in advertisements ins tise in he Dem or r j. .ciHS WHO because the will roan who earnestiy desires your trade yon through The Democrat. Watch for his invitation. teli Useful Knowledge. A man walks threeJSmiles an hour. A horse trots seven. Steamboats run eighteen. Sailing vessels make ten. Slow rivers flow four. Rapid rivers flow seven. Moderate winds blow seven. Storms move thirty-six. ll'irrv or?, eighty. A riiie ball." one thousand miles tin hour. Sound, seven hui: Irod and forty three. Lh.'ht, one hundred and finely thwsand. i.lecWii.uy, two liundmi cihu eighty thousand. A barrel of flour weighs one lrjii- idved nnd ninety-six pounds. A vvu oS pork, two In. . i. A b. r.-'cl uf powder, tv sVi'.ve. A ikl'.in of butter, v :.iit -!' ur. Wheat, beans aiui e! ;ver sc--d, y !)"nds in i tie ousiiel. A RECORD BREAKER. ANDERSON & MUDD, (Successors to ncterson L Montgomery) Come in when you want GROCERIES We handle the best snd sell at LOWEST PRICES, Tay us for Christmas Goods We will always please you. Our daily attendance thisjfall has been the largest in the history of the institution, and from' present indications our January attennce will be a record breaker.SWe have plenty of room and plenty of teach ers, and our work is practically all taught on the p'n of "learn to do by doing" through individual in ?' motion., Thb enables us to hand le any number of students to the very hestjadvantage. Students who are deficient in "Arithmetic, Gram mar, Spelling, etc.. get saecial'ir -si ruction in each of these subjects! without extra cost. By our meth- '' f individual instruction, tie student who is slow and backward in his work is not discouraged by trying to keep up with the s rdei t who had superior advanta-.'os, : "HtVr i-; the bright stud sat; who has had special advantages held back on r.ccomit of the slow student, ix.it each is v.vr'.;ed to his full ca pacity, therefore both are delighted with their woik. If you can't p?rsuade someone else to buy you a scholarship in the Moberly Commercial College of Moberly, Mo., as a Xmas present, try and make some arrangements whereby you can buy it for your self. Its a Xmas present that will prove of untold value to you. We are daily placing students in posi tions where they are earning from $600 to $1500 peranum. Finish a course of Bookkeeping and Short hand with us and we'll get you the position, and there are no ifs or ands about it, we'll get the position; we have got to do it if we expect your support in securing future pa tronage. There is no better times to enter than now; make your ar rangements to come at the earliest ; auu me rtiiienuuu pusseaaiuiis ca- posSlDie uate. iceed the 100,000,000 mark. The: irnnu,miu i;i,0 tn cCO Q mn ! population of the United States, ex- of our lnrge inustrated catalogue, ! 'elusive of the Philippine Islands, givin, facts und fiHUrt,s stowhati Porto Rico. Guam and Samoo, but our former stude!)ts have arcom. ( including Alaska and Hawaii is es- plished nnd what their employers timated to be 93,471,648. The think of theiPf fill in your nome official figures, the census bureau and address and state course in says, will show but little change which you are mosty interested from this. Ten years ago the pop- and mail to the Moberly Commer-i ulation of this same territory was :Qi rv,iil)(, Mnheriv Ma I , si; I Corn, rye, and flax seed, fifty ' six. Buckwheat, forty-eight. Oats, thirty-five. Coarse salt, eighty-five. Sixty drops make a drachm. Eighty drachms an ounce. Four ounces make a gill. Sixty drops make a teaspoon. Three teaspoonfuls, a tablespoon ful, one third of an ounce. Four thousand eight hundred and forty square yards make an acre. Ex. Some Census Figures. , A recapitulation just made pub lic by the census bureau shows that the population of the United States Fun of Victory. There's a heap of satisfaction In a trouble if you grin, If you keep your nerve in action And you wear a lilted chin. There's a joy in doing something That you've never done before. So don't be a deaf and dumb thing, Chance is knocking at your door. Down and out there's fun in rising Fan in lacing heavy odds, Doing deeds tra. if surprising. And the happy fellow plods, Plods along and hums a ditty As he journeys down the street Of the busy, gold-mad city, Till he's b ,. o:i his feet. h'r, in overcoming trouble That u fellow geti his fan; It's in shattering the bubble That is labeled 'cia't ba done.' It's in sirivia.4 hifehi ana day time When the problem hopeless seems Man :iipr(ci-.tes his layume. Wh; u he r aiizes ids dreams. There's a heap of satisfaction In a trouble if you irin. Difficulties have attraction If you keep a lifted chin. And the harder that your fight is, Then the greater is your fun, And the finer your delight is As you view the things you've done. - Detroit Free Press. Trachadon Skeleton Found. New York, Nov. 30. The Ameri can Museum of Natural History here announced it has just come in to possession of a practically com plete skeleton of a trachadon, a monster which lived on earth not less than 3,000,000 years ago. It was found in the Hell Creek region of the Bad Lands of Mon tana, where for eight years the mu- j seum has been carrying on exten : sive explorations. The expeditions have beer, led by Barnum Brown, who probably has more important finds to his credit than any other American scientist and have resulted in some of the most valuable discoveries and ac cessions of prehistoric animals on record. The museum announcement of Her Sad Finish. "Did you ever know a girl to die for love?" "Yes." "Did she just fade away and die because some mean man deserted her?" "No. She just took in washing and worked herself to death be cause the man 6he loved married her."' Houston Post 76,303,387. The percentage of gain for the United States, census ex perts say, will be approximately 225 per cent, as compared with 20.7 per cent from 1890 to 1900 and 24.9 per cent' from 1880 to 1890. Some interesting facts are made' known by the census bnreau. For instance, it is shown that three American cities, New York, Chicago and Philadelphia, rank among the first ten cities of the world. Eight American cities have more than 500,000 population. In order of their rank they are New York, Chi cago, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Bos ton, Cleveland, Baltimore and Pitts burg. , Forty-seven American cities have a population exceeding 100, 000, and thirty-one of this number made a larger gain in the last de- cade than in the preceding one. i Among the states New Mexico Royal made the largest percentage of Navy calculates that it costs about dain. 67.7. Arizona was second i $500,000 a year to maintain a war-i w;th fifi 2 Tnwa is the onlv Anderson & Mudd ISSB2323 Canada's Dear Whistle, Capt. Prettyman of the Name ; this latest find says: Address ' "Plant remains, leaves, fruit and Course interested in ;woo(1 foullti with the fossilized j bones show that the climate of the Passed The Star. United States as far north as the Capt. Lawson was owner and I Canada country was from temper pilot of the packet New Orleans, at t0 subtropical at the close of plying the Mississippi in the flush 1 the Cretaceous period. It is con boating days of '50. Old Mississippi eluded that Montana was subtrop broke banks. There were miles of ica'- rushing water. Only an experienc-: "The trachadons were aquatic ed ye could tell the channel. Capt 1 dinosaris and spent most of their Lawson had been at the wheel for time in fresh water lagoons, which thirty-six hours. He was exhaust- Were then numerous over the low ed from loss of sleep. Kastus. a lauds of the interior. Their remains colored pilot aboard, was called to t have been found in sea deposits the captain. that were formed near the shore. "Do you see that North Star?" p "These animals combined some asked the captain. j anatomic characters of both iLurds ! , I I - 1 l . 'Yes, boss." ana crocouues, tn.i nave no living relatives or descendants. They were kangaroo shaped, with long hind legs and reduced forelegs, and hold this boat on that! His New Job. A San Francisco conductor who recently J embraced- religion was called upon to take up the Sunday morning offering. He did very well until he came to a boy. "Young man," he Baid sternly, "you will have to pay half fare." Dr. W. T. Rutledge and wife were Hannibal visitors Saturdays. "Well, star." "Yes, boss." When the captain awoke an hour later his boat was winding in and state "out among the trees. The captain ship of moderate proportions. His . among those whose population has ! was indignant. estimate allows tu.uuu ior wages. ; announced which showed a i -t thought I told you to hold this Ca!ilnss - Cnilrier-Post. ! n tha Nnrth atnr?" h rriwl - - I U'(la VI lllv iwwvw "Lor', boss, we's done passed dat star long ergo." Housekeeper. $70,000 for food, $120,000 for $45,000 for stores and $25,000 for gunpowder with which to feed the guns. This estimate would make the running of our ships $3,000,000 j a year, without taking into consid eration the wear and tear and the repairs. Toronto Mail and Em pire. ' Rolla Armstrong returned from Texas last Friday and thinks there is no place better. John Headrick was transacting business in Haarribal Friday. ' J. - A. Mudd was a Quiney visitor Saturday.; The Globe-Democrat has howled ; about SL Louis election frauds since ; . . . . tne memory oi man runnetn noc ro ; R F McClintic was with Clarence the contrary Now, however, it j frjends Friday. 8uddenly: swings to the other side '. and give the rottenfst election ever 1 William Sickles, of Hannibnl was held in St Louis its & K.. With j jn Monroe last Friday on business. the Globe Democrat all elections ! are pure and holy that return am H. E. Clark was in Hannibal abnormal Republican majority. Centralis' Courier, Dr, S. Maddox, left Friday for Louisvillev Ky... where-he- attended a torse ehowJ Thursday, on business.. Miss Gretrude Marshall and nieces,. Mariam and Gladys Miller. visited her parents in Hannibnl from Saturday' until Monday.' aSlong, powerful swimming tail. "The peculiar bill resembles a duck's bill and was covered with a horny mass, denticulate in form, which was probably used in gather ing vegetable food. Leek Montgomery has sold his interest in tne Anderson &. Mont gomery grocery business to Earl Mudd and will go to farming near Kendall, Kans. He has bought a 160 acre farm adjoining his father-in-law, John A. Yates. He is an industrious enterprising young man and his friends here, wish him great success in his new home. Mr. Mudd was reared in this city and is a hustling young man and the Democrat bespeaks a good business for the firm of Anderson & Mud J. I Go to the Economy Store.