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Banking Whose officers mid directors do not do the banking business on a broad, yet careful and conservative basis, not only retard the progress of the bank, but of its depositors as well. Our board of directors is made up of successful business men whose personal success is a guarantee that this bank will be conducted on a business basis. FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK v Monroe City, Missouri. THE DEMOCRAT. W. J. ROUSE, Editor. 3KMS $1.00 PER YEaR ntered ai tbe Postoilice at Monrue Missouri, as second-class ma'ter. Ciiy rHURSDAY. AUGUST 22. 1912. DEMOCRATIC TICKET For President Woodrow Wilson For Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall For Congress Second District W. W. Rucker For State Senator Robert S. McClintic For Representative James P. Boyd For Assessor John T. Glasscock For Sheriff G. K. Lewis For Treasurer W. M. Meteer For Prosecuting Attorney A. T. Stewart For Judge Eastern District B. F. Vaughn Cor County Surveyor M. W. Caldwell Public Administrator P. G. Msrr Coroner John A.. Wilson For Constable Monroe Township H. A. Graves Ilunnewell Picnic. The Masons of Ilunnewell and vicinity were to have held a picnic Thursday but rain prevented. As they had prepared for a picnic the Thursday rain did not dampen their ardor sufficient to cause it to beabandoned so thenext day it was' field. It wa3 a general good time. , Neighbors meeting and holding pleasant social conversation. Those, who were to make addresses on( Thursday could not be present, Friday so there were no speeches. However the table groaned with I good things 10 eat. Barbecued beef j mutton and pork, fried chicken, sal- j ads, cakes and pies and many oth er good things such as the ladies of that vicinity know how to prepare. Then the hearty welcome with which the stranger was greeted. This is the second of the annual se ries and we will all try to be pres ent on following occasions. Elliott. Mrs. Ann S. Elliott died Friday night at the home of her son, W H. Elliott, at the age of 88 years. She has not been well for sometime. Deceased was a most excellent woman and spent most ot ner me in or near tms city, ane was a good neighbor, a devoted mother and all who knew her loved her for her noble character and sterling worth. She was a faithful consist ent member of the Catholic church. Funeral services were conducted Sunday from Holy Rosary church by Rev. Fr. Ryan. You can hear some of the best t musicians on the road, you can en joy Grand Opera at home, you can hear some of the best lecturers on the platform, you can enjoy the best of entertainments. Each will IS HON. W. BRYAN Will Deliver His Great Address at Shelbina Chautauqua Saturday, Apt : P. M. It will be a big day for everybody. Mr. Bryan is truly a great orator. He has a wonderful message for you. Subject "THE MAKING OF A MAN." Train leaves Monroe City at 8:52 a. m. if Hilda " Nicholas Nickleby at the Gem to night. J. if. Robinson was up from Pal myra Tuesday. Mrs. A. T. Philadelphia. Smock is visiting at Mrs. A. K. Rutledge with Shelbina relatives. has been Card of Thanks. 1 We desire to express our heart- j felt thanks to our kind friends and neighbors, for the many favors shown us during the fatal illness of jrison and William Small wood The our dear mother. Mrs. Ann S. bride is the daughter of G. W. Har Elliott. Our friends came forward rison. is a most excellent young with every help in their power, as lady and quite popular The groom well as words of sympathy and con- i js the son of N. B. Small wood. He i i ii i : - I soiauon, ana uie yamau.e assist- . ig gn enterprising reliable ance renaereu us is ceriaiuiy ap nreriated. u,au- r . I 1 - T" 1 W. H. Elliott and wife, j young peopie me uernocrai exienas , . j best wishes and hopes their jour- . . . . nev down the. stream of life mav fr ! Ir n n "- -. n I. ah . t i c, rt m A, a , Loren Yates has been in St. Louis buying goods for his firm. Mrs. C. E. Gillam of Wellsville is the guest of friends here. Miss Carrie Rhoades, of Slater, is visiting at Rev. T. D. Brown's. Hugh Ford is improving nicely from his operation for appendicitis. J. G. Wade, C. L Elzea and Len Gosney have been in Omaha to buy feeders. Mrs. Mary Sipple came in from Bucklin to visit her son, Supt. E. M. Sipple. C. A. Kitchen and wife, of St. Louis have been visiting Dr. W. T. Rutledge. Mrs. Bert Lange and children re turned to Breckenridge yesterday after a pleasant visit with her par ents, Mr. end Mrs. J. C. Ensor. cost you 12 1-2 cents if you hold a season ticket to the Monroe City Chautauqua. E. H. Kratz has gone to Boulder to spend several weeks. Mr. Kratz has been to Colorado several times and is much pleased with the cli mate of that state. Otis Murphy and family of Ma comb, 111., Paul Murphy, of Good Hope, ill., and B. L. Murphy, of Smith Center. Kan., have been vis iting their brother, 0. L Murphy west of town. William Miles, an expert', baker, formerly an employe of a large bakery in St. Louis is now working with L. H. Hopper at Carpenter's Bakery. Dr. E. McNair and wife have ar rived from Nashville, Tenn., to make their many friends here a visit. They will always find a warm welcome awaiting them in Monroe City. An ice cream social and concert will be given by the Young Ladies Sodality at the South Park tonight, Thursday. Everybody cordially in vited tu attend. lhe ram last inursaay caused the postponement of the Warren picnic until lnursuay, sept, b and the Hunnewell Masonic picnic unti Friday Aug. 16. The game of ball Sunday was for feited to Monroe after the eighth inning by Palmyra team having quit playing. The score however' was in favor of Monroe. Charles Gordon and Roy McAllis ter of Bisbee. Ariz., met in the wrestling ring Friday evening. Both men entered the ring at 150 pounds and Gordon threw McAllister first and second falls, Mrs. Daniel Keith and children went to Kirksville yesterday to visit Mrs. Keith's brother, Prof. A. P. Settle. Misses Anna Finks and Leona Set tie have gone to Chicago to learn the latest in millinery. E. M. Sipple delivered two lect ures at tbe Madison Chautauqua Sunday. His lectures are full of thought, interesting and hold the attention of his audience. Think of it Next Sunday, Aug ust 25th tbe Chautauqua will open with the Fifth Infantry Band of 111. Married Last week the Democrat failed to mention the marriage of two pop ular young people, Miss Alice Ha r- 0. L Dooley and Robert Mont gomery, of Stoutsville Sundayed in Monroe City. Misses Lillian and Ethel McNutt and Gertrude Robertshaw are at Paris with friends enterprising To these most young estimable work. It costs money to travel. Have a picnic at home. How? At tend the Monroe City Chautauqua or eight days, August 25 to Sep. 1, A. V. Ely, Ralls County Highway Engineer, came up Tuesday to see about somi concrete culverts in the western part of Ralls. They are putting in about 300 concrete cul verts a year in our sister coanty. Misses Eller Durrett and Bertie Carlile went to Emden yesterday to visit friends. Miss Gladys and Master Alpha Carrico of Hannibal are visiting relatives here. On account of the heavy rains on Aug. 15th, the Warren Woodmen Picnic was postponed to Thursday Sept. 5th, when the full program will be carried out. 81 A 12-pound boy arrived at the home of Ed O'Daniel. Saturday. For Rent - One furnished and one unfurnished room. These are lo cated near the school building and would be desirable for students. Apply at this office. For Sale - Furniture consisting of Vernis Martin beds, oak dressers, wash stands, tables, chairs, sanita ry couch, ice box. Apply at Monroe Hotel. Four years ago Clark county went wet 153. Last Saturday it voted dry by 373 majority. Harry McNutt has returned from Salt Lake City where he spent the summer working as mining engin eer. He will leave in a few weeks for Rolla to take up his work as teacher in the school of mines. Misses Virginia Bridges and KathJ leen McClintic, of Memphis, Tenn., and Mary McClintic, of Laddonia who are visiting the family of W. Grimes McClintic spent part of the week at Hunnewell. Supt. E. M. Sipple was on the program for an address at the old settlers reunion at Shelbyville, Sat urday. He is an able speaker and gave an interesting address. Mrs. Anthony Walter cam in Tuesday from St. Louis to visit her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Head rick and sister, Mrs. W. I, Long mire. Prof. A. P. Settle of the Kirksville Normal, and J. C. Settle and family of St. Louis, attended the funeral of their sister, Mrs. D. D. Boyd, Thurs day. Miss Pearl Rouse returned Satur day from a visit with relatives in Kansas. be happy and serves to be. prosperous as it de- Saturday J. M. Proctor had 17 teams hauling, in what he has to sell of his 1910 corn crop. They hauled in 73 loads, 3000 bushel and would have hauled more but on ac count of the heat several men had to quit work. It is fine corn, has good color and solid ear. Record Broken. Sunday Aug. 18 was an ideal day for serving ice cream. C. L. Carpenter dipped 40 gallons of ice cream there by braaking hes former record of 35 gallons. , Dug Miller and wife have gone to Culvertson, Kan., to visit relatives and take a look at the country in that part of the world. He has not seen some of his brothers and sis ters for thirty-three years. An ice cream social and concert will be given by the Young Ladies Sodality at the South Park tonight. Thursday. Everybody cordially in vited to attend. Send in a name for Carpenter's new bread and get a premium. Miss Mary Lucy Hornback, of Pal myra has been the guest of her sis ter, Mrs. John Hardy. R. F. Bebb, our pupular music dealer sold a nice piano to Thomas VanMarter last week. E. E. Kratz and wife are rejoicing over the arrival of a ten pound girl at their heme Saturday. Ben Seward, Misses Mary and Bess Seward of Indian Creek have been visiting at Lakenan. , A. J. Yager of Clapper, who was operated on for appendicitis at Quincy is getting along nicely. Mrs. H. H. Niehuss and little daughter, of Little Rock have been visiting at Dr. W. T. Rutledge's. Lambert Hagan, wife and little son and Ray Yowell are visiting. Dr. D. A. Yowell at Virginia, III Mrs. W. G. Williamson spent sev eral days with her friend. Mrs. J. H. Robinson at Palmyra. W. G. went down to spend Sunday. Gilbert Poison returned to his home at Hannibal yesterday after a pleasant visit with his grandparents , James Smith, at Warren. A. S. Burch has bought a moving picture show at 1407 Cherry St. Kansas City. Mr. Burch under stands tbe business and will give his patrons a first-class show. Sue- naaa s Kim I am going to give away FREE to some little girl, a small Quick Meal Steel Range s that will bake or cook just as good as a large range. It burns wood or coal; a complete set of kitchen utensils go with this stove. This range can be seen on exhibition in our show window. CONDITIONS With every 25c cash purchase you get one vote. The little girl receiving the most votes by October 15, 1012, gets this handsome little Range. Contest begins today August 22. &a Jaeger, Jr, Hardware.