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IP . TT U J 5 Many Letters Received From Grate-, ful Pupils. A letter from a recent graduate un ler date of Jan. 12, 19X2 says, "I realize and greatly, appreciate the fact that my success is due to , the thorough training I received the j 6ve months I attended the Sedalia Telegraph School. I left your school with the assurance of a posi tion exactly where I wished to be placed. The first station I walked into I knew just where to take hold and what to do. The work was the same I had been taught while at tending the Sedalia Telegraph School. At present I am agent at this place on the Union Pacific Ry , at $65 per month with positive as surance of an advance of $15 per month very soon." v Another writes under date of Jan. 13. 1912, "I can scarcely find words to express myself in behalf of the Sedalia Telegraph School. I think it the most up-to-date and practical for teaching telegraphy I am employed by the Union Pacific Ry., as operator at $65 per month, working nine ihours per day, which position you helped me to secure after a course in Sedalia Telegraph School." Under date of Jan. 15, 1912. an other says, "I now have a position with the Missourf Pacific Ry. at a salary of $62.50 per month, which position I secured through your school. I think yours one of the best of telegraph schools and advise any young man wishing to get a good, lucrative position to take a course with you. Four young men were sent to good positions on the Union Pacific during the past week. Two or three more wUl go to the same company Feb. 1st and several more March lit When it is considered these young men spent from four to six months with us at an1 expenditure of from $125 to $175 for the course Our Big Clearing Sale Full Swing! WH 4 4 and esure are making these cuts Goods all over the store at greatly reduced prices! This is your chance to reduce the cost of living! OOWT RfllSS ITS of instruction and living expenses. it will have to be admitted -that the ! Sedalia Telegraph School is a good place to prepare for a position, for those who are not employed or who are getting ordinary salaries. Teleg raphy not only gives one good remuneration from the start but is a stepping-stone to the highest posi tions on the road. A large per cent of the prominent railroad rilen have risen from the telegraph office. The Sedalia Telegraph School, Sedalia, Mo., is a real, -live railroad school conducted by practical rail road men. j G. W. Tompkins, J. S. Scott, J. ! W. Strean, Joseph Hickman, R. F-, Leake, R. S. McClintic and H. B. Mudd attended a special ssssion of Circuit Court at Paris last Thurs day. Attorney Thomas Gos'e, of Shelbina was appointed a special judge to try 'a case involving an alley way in this city. H. C. Scheetz ef Palmyra is plaintiff and H. B. Mudd defendant in the case. The suit was put off and will come up for a hearing later on. R. S. Mc Clintic is one of the attorneys in ! this case. Patrons of rural routes should not drop any pennies in their boxes ! for the rural route carriers to pick up these cold days, as in order to pick them up he has to take off his gloves from his nearly frozen hands. Treat your carrier as you would wish to be treated were you in his place. I say John, where did you get that new suit? Ah say! whatcher talking about? This is my old suit that Lane cleaned and repressed. Would you believe it? . The American School of Osteopo thy at Kirksville will turn out 45 graduates at the January graduat ing class this year. A. R. Ely of New London, spent part of the week with relatives here. come in Hydrophobia 13 Years After Bite. Tower Hill, 111., Jan.' 18-Claude Thomas,, a miner, is in a critical condition ftpm what appears to be hydrophobia! He has been in con vulsions since Tuesday and strapped in bed. Thomas was bitten by a dog thirteen years ago. Thomas was married a month ago. The Emergency Relief Association of St. Louis, relieved 25000 persons either with clothing or food or both during the recent severe weather in that city. TO have one's picture tak en is not a mark of vanity; it is just a natural regard for the wishes of our friends and those who LOVE US. Miss Belle Johnson. The residence of Charles King, 3 miles west of this city, was burned together with most of its contents early Sunday morning. The origin of the fire is supposed to be a de fective flue. Hays Caldwell, son of I. W. Cald well south of Shelbina. died Sunday morning from burns received a day or two before. As near as we can learn Mr. Caldwell was trying to start a gasoline engine and poured a quantity of gasoline on parts of the engine and touched a match to it in order to warm it up. An ex plosion occurred which -set "fire to his clothing and before assistance arrived he was fatally burned. Lane, the Tailor, can save you several dollars in your clothing bill. He can clean and press that old suit IS in while we The four churches of Morrisoo ville have an indoor baseball league and at present the Catholic team leads the league. - We bet Rev. Fr. j Ihos. Cusack. formerly of this city, who is pastor there now, is one of the most enthusiastic backers of the boys. Winchester (111.) Times. A fatal wreck occurred on the Illinois Central railroad at Kin mundy, 111., early Monday morning, morning in which four lives were lost. James T. Haraman and three other railroad officials were the victims. Plenty of time to press your clothes, and you will be surprised to see how Lane, the Tailor, can make them shine. Marion Abbott and wife have gone to St. Louis to make their home Mr. Abbott has received an appointment as railway mail clerk. He is fully competent and worthy of the position and will make a good official Higher Price. The publishers of the Farm and Fireside, Uncle Remus Magazine Poultry Success and Woman's World which with the Monroe City Democrat we are selling at $2.25 the regular price of the combina tion is $350 have notified us that the price of $2.25 will soon be with drawn. These are all first class papers and are now offered at bar gain prices. Order at once. J. R. B. Kidd will sell and deliver milk to all parts of the city, de liveries made twice daily. If you have anything to sell at auction, see Col. Kidd. Bell Phone 125. If you want stock in a home Building and Loan Association, kindly let us know about how many shares you will want ' This is a good time of year to have that old ' suit cleaned and pressed. Lambert Lane can fix it Judge Brace Didn't Know BasebalL Joe Burnett of the Ralls County Record in a reminiscent mood re lated some local baseball history last week. The catcher refered to happened to be our friend, J. W. Cox of the Monroe City News. John used to be quite a ball player but prosperity, 6uch as is experienced in the newspaper business, has caused him to take on rather too much avordupoise for a successful player. Col. Robert M. White, of Mexico has been a baseball fan for years and in the early days was an um pire. About twenty years ago there was great rivalry between the Mex- , ico and Paris teams. A game was arranged to be played in Paris and White was selected as the umpire. Theodore Brace, former Chief Jus tice of the Supreme Court, had a son on the Paris team and the fath er was out to see the game. It was contested hotly and there had been, many arguments with the umpire. In the seventh inning White was standing behind the catcher. In those days masks were no used by the umpire. The Paris pitcher let loose a wild pitch which struck White on the nose. It did consid erable damage to his face and he had to be carried off the field. Judge Brace, who had been . watching everything without com j ment said. "Well, I am sorry to see I that fellow get hurt, but it serves him right, for he hab been interfer ing ever since this game started." I Samuel Lewis, who had been J called to Pike County, on account ' of the death of a sister, stopped i over Sunday to visit the family of ! Oliver Wailes near this city. He left for his home in Colorado Mon day. Mr. Lewis is a native of Old Pike and an enthusiasric Clark man. For Sales-Good seasoned cord wood. WALTER MOSS.