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W. J. ROUSE, Editor TERMS :H.OO PER YEAR Enu-re .' I -Mi tr c- a' Monroe cUy ll:. 1 ' ;v8 M'.oii(!-cl;iws it Her. THURSDAY, AUGUST 27. 1914 , DEUOCtfAlIC TICKET, For Senator William J. Stone For Judge Supreme Court Janus T. Blair. For Representative in Congress William V. Ruckir For Representative J. P. Boyd. Forjudge, Eastern District J. Mat Grigshy For Judge f Western District E. M. Lipp For Probate Judge Penn Brace For Circuit Clerk T. Walker McBride For County Clt-rk M. K. Cr.rtriht For Collector A. C. Deaver For Prosecuting Attorney Alex T. Stuart For Presiding Judge T. A. McGee For Constable Monroe Township H. A. Graves Boost for the Chautauqua for 1915. There art millions of hearts now made sad by the war in Europe. And over here we only surmise as to the real cause of the war. Democracy redeems her pledges to the people. Our Republican friends made laws which permitted the great trusts to grow fat on the toil of the masses. Monroe City should hold a Chau tauqua next year. What if this one does not pay out. There are many reasons why one should not pay out this year, but conditionswill change. The up lifting and up building in fluences of the Chautauqua will make this a better and a stronger community. We cannot afford to let next year go by without a Chau tauqua. To My Friends and Patrons. I am still connected with the in insurance and rental business of my late husband and will appreciate a continuation of your business with me through A. S. Jeyne who is au authorized to attend to all insur ance and rental business. 9-3 Mrs. J. H. Grady. Garth Elzea has a good position in Oakland. California. His brother, Farris, will enter a dental college in San Francisco, Cal. These are two of the best young men who ever left this vicinity. They are bright, capable, worthy and will make their mark because they will do what is right and move steadily up the lad der of the people who make the most of life. Mrs. A. F. Kizer who has been making an extended visit with her mother. Mrs. M. Bodkins, left yes terday for her home in Atoka, Okla. She will visit in St. Louis enroute home. Mrs. Henry Kizer of Palmy ra was also guest in the Bodkins borne the first of the week. Mrs. Horace Perrin returned to Batesville, Ark., Friday after spend ing three weeks with her mother, Mrs. Frances Hagar. Chautauqua Next Year. Yes. It ell depei.ds, howtver, on whether or not enough tickets for next year ere subscribed before this one closes. The gentlemen who se- cured theexcellent talent for this one are financially responsible for the expenses of this one and every j citizen should voluntarily go tcrthe committee and do his part toward making up the deficiency of the present splendid Chautauqua. Then , for next year let one and allofus! subscribe libe ally for season tick-! ets and thus guarantee the money for a grand Chautauqua next year. Don't wait. Get busy end let us hold a grander Chautauqua in 1915 than eny of the past. It is up to inch and all of us. Change In Business. C L. Carpenter has bought and t akfn charge of the J. S J. Lyell restaurant. Mr. Carpenter needs no introduction in Monroe. He is a splendid business man and a most excellent gentleman. Mr. Lyell and family we regret to say will move to Camden. Ark. Monroe's loss will be the gain of Camden. Success to all. Water Supply. While many towns near this city are practically without water the supply here is such that it will hold out for several weeks without rain. Miss Susie Ryan spent yesterday in Ely. Miss Allie Troeger. of DesMoines Iowa has been visiting Chas. Long's family. Miss Dorothy Bixler is visiting her sister. Mrs Wesley Drescher itu Quincy. Mrs. J. W. Fogle of Louisiana has been a recent guest of her nephew D. E Yowell and family. John Abbott and family, of Quincy have been guests of his parents, Frank Abbott and wife. fall hats and caps at Hanly & Green's. Misses Viola Lewellen and Sigria Crawford of Hunnewell, visited here Friday. Call and see our fall and winter line of boys Woolwear suits. See the new bow ties at Hanly & Green's. Hanly &. Green for anything thats new in their line. Mrs. F. S. Saunders and son are visiting in Shelbina. Mrs. B. H Stephenson and chil dren of Palmyra, arrived Saturday to visit her parents. J. F. Renshaw and wife. ror saie iuu du. iai4 crop timothy seed at $3.50 per bushel tf. Clay Upderhill. Ceorge G. Durst and family, of Dayton, Ohio, are visiting his uncle, Henry Durst and other relatives. Busy Men Wanted. s ... joa never goes to the lazy or the idle when He needs men for His service. When God wants worker He calls a worker. When He has work to be done, He goes to those already at work. When God wants a good servant, he calls a busy man. Scripture and his tory attest this truth, Moses was busy with his flocks at Horeb. Gideon was busy thrashing wheat by the winepress. Elisha was busy ploughing with twelve yoke of oxen. David was busy caring for his father's sheep. Nehemiah was busy bearing the king 8 wine cup. Amos was busy following the flock, Peter and Andrew were busy casting a net into the sea. James and John were busy mend ing their nets. v Mathew was busy collecting cus- tomaEx. Odd Bits of News. Mining tmploys 1.500.00C men in the United States. Farms in the United States cover 78.978,325 acres. Montreal in 1913 shipped 54 335, 314 bushels of grain. Sugar was grown in China more than 3000 years ago. The paving of streets with wood en blocks originated in Russia. The pulp mills ..f British Colum bia are shipping pulp to Japan. Korea in 1913 planted 12,430,000 trees in its restoration movement. Modern street paving is practical ly unknown in the cities of Japan. Potatoes in 1913 yielded 3,739,- 346 tons in Ireland on G82.303 acres of land. Canada in 1913 imported 254,094: and produced 8,658922 barrels of cement. Umbrellas are in great demand in the Netherlands, where light rains are frequent. Every time a carp breathes it moves 4 dob bones and muscles; its veins number 4,329. Barcelona, Spain, does a large business in the manufacture of pa per drinking cups. Engineers estimate the available water pow er of Oregon as more than 13.000,000 horse power Near Boulder, Colo., 25 beavers recently gnawed down trees, some of them three feet thick. Canada in 1913 grew 804,669,000 1 oushels of oats, valued at $128,893,- 000. on 10,434.000 acres of land. Bags first originated because wealthy people needed receptacles in which to carry their alms for the poor. It requires about 15 days for the human body to recover from the oss of two consecutive nights' sleep. The world's largeft rubber tree, m tronvia, has a trunk Zf teet in circumference, about twice the usu al size. Angora goats have been used with profit to keep zones clear of inflamable vegetation on national forests in California. Germany, according to a Frencl journal, has adopted a new type ol torpedo which can destroy the larg est dreadnought. The cost o' replacing with steel cars ell the passenger cars in use on the railroads of the United States is estimated bt more than $600,000,- 000. French military authorities have opened the first section, 135 miles long, of a railroad in Algeria which eventually will cross the Sahara desert. The agricultural experiment sta tion at Pullman, Wash., is estab lishing an arboretum, in which it is proposed Jo grow a group of each of the important timber trees of the temperate zone. The London Chamber of Com rnerce is urging the government to establish a national seed testing station, as seeds must be sent to the continent for testing as to puri ty and germinating qualities. At an expenditure exceeding $10,- 000,000 London will build a dock ample encugh to accommodate any merchant 6teamer afloat or which will be likely to enter the Thames for many years to come. One of the senior directors of the Hamburg-American line said re cently that, although the Waterland is 950 feet long, another 10 years was likely to elapse before a thousand-foot liner would be built. China proper has less than four tenths of a mile of open railway to every 100 square miles of territory, and estimating the population at 327,000.000. there is .18 mile of line to every 10,000 inhabitants.- Ex. ' Svery day at the Monroe Chau tauqua is a big day. it Friday and Saturday TWO DAYS ONLY JUST received from New York 50 Pattern Hats. The Newest Fall Styl s. These Hats i re worth up to $7.00. Ve p ace them on sale these two days on v. (Jioir.f . . Buy These Two New Things on Your Fritz Gottman and family and Miss Edna Groleguth of Palmyra were guests of Mrs. Ida Gottman the past week. L. L. Lane the Tailor will clean and press your suit in such a man ner as will please you. i Miss Maude Howell, of Woodland spent part of the week with Ralph Graham. and wife. For Sale All kinds of City prop erty, nice cheap residences and va cant lots. A. S. JAYNE. Mrs. Alice! Drescher, daughter. Miss Mae and son, Lewis who have ived for years on a farm near Ely left Saturday for Kansas City where they will teside. Mrs Virgil Shearman and son, Abbott left here a week ago Sunday for a trip iu Colorado but on reach ing Denver Mrs. Shearman felt so badly she returned home. The high ltitude affected her heart. Mrs. H. E Weyer and children, of Quincy spent, the week with her mother, Mrs. S. E. Rice. v Mrs. A. W. Allen and children, of Lexington are visiting her sister, Mrs. R. O. Cranston. . '? ' Levys teftm Monroe City Public Schools Open Sopi. 7, 1914 We have a Modern Building, Modern Course of Study, Modern Teaching Force, Modern Equipment A Special Course in Teacher Training. Non-resident Pupils Given Every Opportunity. Tuition: Grades $1.50 and $2.00; High School $2.50 per Month. For further information see M. D. BOUCHER, Supt., Monroe City, fVTo. iff Si e . . Vytan Days and Get the and Save 1-2 Fall Hat. Mrs. Perry and Miss Irene Bowles, of Clarence spent Thursday with Robert Meriwether and wife. Misies Mary and Elizabeth Jami son, of New London visited their cousin, Miss Ruth Wilson last week. It pays to get Lane to clean and: press your clothes. He does it as it should be. John Clawson, deputy game war den and wife, of Stoutsville spent part of the week in this city. v It pays to have your suit cleaned and pressed right. This is what you get at Lane's. Misses Hattie and Ollie Goodnight and Beulah Thomas, of Hannibal visited relatives here the last of the week. Miss Louetta Smith who has been visiting her parents, J. M. Smith and wife near Warren the past month returned to Hannibal Sat urday. Mrs. E. W. Owen went to White Hall, 111., Friday to visit her brother Dr. E. J. Hume and family. Mrs S. E. Rice went to Hannibal Saturday to visit her daughter.