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SIhi i and Supplies for Monroe, Marion & Ralls Counties ARE YOU GOING TO SCHOOL? To Kirksviile? Students of the Normal School at Kirksvnle iiiuk n.o.lnaie itivst ment for large returns. They follow plain living and high thinking. Ex (tenses are low '.e fall term cov irs rleveu weeks and one dny, Wednesday, September 9, 10 Wt-d-nesda. November 25. inclusive. JwniiH licin the i.ast. the average expense wuii Kitiitn and Board in H EMS FROM FARMERS Of Farmers, For Farmers Pertaining to Farmers. and Monroe City Missouri private f iiiniie- will !e Incidental lee Room. 1 1 wet-n- at $1 00 !i,i:ii, 11 .eks c.t $3 CO Room and board 1 extra day U.ioas itic lit' term SiMiionery for the term ;L.huik1(, 11 we-k a1 40 cts Total Return price on hook-3 Total i.et expense $")800 Club boarding may reduce com board to $3000 and total net ex pense to aoaUU. Many students make part or all their expenses: some by work on he school farm some on the campus, si me in tht omest ic science kitchen, some iv he library, some in stores, 111 res riiw iins, U r.ding iurnacts, htl.ng in lionise work. Education is investment for social and vocational.' power. Send for Bulletin and write let ters inquhing into all particulars. JOHN R KIRK, President. ssasas Get free book giving analysis of soil and description of lands for sale in the famous Judith Basin, Mon tsna The most fertile and produc tive land in the West, raises 40 to 60 bu. wheat, 75 to 100 bu. oats and 400 to 600 bu. potatoes to the acre. No irrigation and crop fail ure unknown. Get ready for the next exeursion Sept. 1st. For book and other information see 9 3 A S JAYNE. Prof. J. A. Bell of St. Joseph, spent part of the week with his sisters, Misses May and Fannie Bell in this city. For several years he has been the Principal of one of St. Joseph's high schools and has made good. Fie is a splendid young man worthy and well qualified for the By means of the Chautauqua 1 Sophomores Entertained. our people nave tne opportunity 01 s. B. Thithoff and wife invited nearing ior only uu many tmngs ; the members of the Sophomore which are instructive, entertaining, 1 ciass t0 their home Friday evening up lilting and tending to make life 1 10 meet their son, Eldred, who will more pleasant and happy and aid be a member of this class the con in the doing of work. more and better I ing year. Twenty-two were fortu nate enough to be present and a de lightful time was reported. During the evening delicious refreshment were served. i u- u t, ,, , j are pleased to see them work in which he is engaged Mon v roe is proud of such of her boys as i Win. Gottman and sister, P. P. Moss and Miss' Delia Moss of Jacksonville, Fla., who are visit ing their sister, Mrs. D. A. Ely spent Tuesday with relatives in Wood land. Herb Donnelly and wife, of Cali fornia have been visiting Mrs. Dor nelly's brother, James T. Elliott and their many other friends here. They ! Mrs s G Demaree went went west .about seventeen years ' Beardstown, 111., Thursday to attend . i i e i ago ana mere many inenas nere the annual fish frv. She will also j visit in Meredosia before returning Miss ! home. I have returned from the cit with a new and up-to-date line ol fall and winter millinery. Call and see before buying. Mrs. L Buckman to "Dolph" Bell. Dr. and Mrs. Scott of Dal'as Cilyt 111., visited their farm southeast of town last week. They were very much pleased with the prospects Shere. They say the corn here is much better than in their part of the country. Their wheat crop was satisfactory and they feel like their investment in Missouri land isn't so bad even if it is a dry year. Trevor Garner of Kansas City has been visiting his uncle, M. B. Gar ner. Several years ago be worked in this city. Now he is assistant cashier in the Fidelity Trust Bank of Kansas City Do You Want A Position? The Hannibal Com! College is constantly having more calls for Book-keepers and Stenographers thon it can fill. Write for particu lars. Scholarship $40.00. 9-17 Miss Minnie Brewer who has been visiting in Wash., arrived Sat urday to visit Fred Buhrkuhr and family. She is enroute to her home in Oklahoma City. Harry numpnrey ana wne, oi Lakenan spent Friday in this city. Lost A gold chain and locket, with initials H. L T. Finder please return to Democrat ...... uzzie went to at. Louis tuesaay to Mr and Mrs Hovt and daughter, buy goods for Shearman & Gott- j and Mr and Mrg Redman, of Barry, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Will Franks and nnH fnmiiv Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Franks of Liber- man, it r t i nenry l. urescner ana iamuy i have moved from Shelbyville to Kansas City where Mr. Drescher will be engaged in the stock com mission business. Mr. Drescher is a good business man and his friends here wish him much success Clarence is to have a street car nival in Oct. All the attractions from pumpkins to pretty girls are to be home production. A. Grimm the Clerk of Monroe Camp Monroe Modern Woodman of America has received and deliv ered draft for $1000 payable to the beneficiary of the late John R. Fahy. Carl F. Smith, of St. Louis has been in this city looking after busi ness interests. Carl is one of the faithful men on the St. Louis Star and is making good. If you are behind with your sub scription to the Democrat, better pay up now and get three big monthly magazines for one year. See our ad. Miss Mary Gentgea returned Thursday from Quincy where she spent a week with friends. ty, 111, visited C. C. Cassady and wife the last of the week. Wallace Adams and three or fou others from Ralls County went on the excursion to the famous Judith Basin, Mont. These lands are at trading settlers from everywhere, Mrs. L. A. Lane and daughter Miss Elma have returned from Driggs, Idaho where they spent very pleasant summer. Misses Jennie and Gertrude Car rico have returned to St: Louis after a short visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Carrico. E. S. Griffith and wife of Bowling Green, visited bis parents the last of the week. His brother, Master Luther, accompanied them home, Saturday. B. P. Schwend of Denison, Texas arrived Sunday to join his wffe and children who are visiting her par ents, J. H. Finks and wife. f Weekly Market Letter Published by Woodson & FennewalJ L. S. Com. Co., National Stock Yards, 111. Cattle receipts have b en liberal this week, strictly choice steers have held about steady, f ood kinds a . fo lows: are q t0 J5C i0W(.ri medium 25 to S 7 00 40c lower. Top today $1 l',0 'or 33 1100 head of 1351 lb. steers which we 3300 soij for w. F. Eakins of Vandalia. b0. III., which is the highest riced cat 5 00 1 tie sold on this market : far this 10 year. Rullr if tho fhr.lno ct. ura colli nrl from $9.50 to 10.50. G ,d $8 25 to $62.0; 9 m Medium $7.25 to 7 75 Com- 4 00 m.,n eft os t 7 nn Best ttuckcrs and fee medium kinds 10c Io'ac $7 40 to 7.75. Good $6 7 Pl.iin kind $3.50 t 600 Choice heifers stead 10 to 15c lower. Chc; 950 Good $8 00 to 810 SO 75 '.o 725. Fair ' to G.50. Choice cews and c. , im-d um cows 10 t Choice $700 to 773. : (j 75 iYifi.ium $.j 15 h $4 50 to 4 85 Ca 4.50. Bu!N steady. o 7 50. ,l g receipts lU'nt, mar-i :oj. Best butcher 9 40 Mixed 9 20 to f Muep rec eipts mo ! rate. Best i'.it sheep 25c lower. : .;tris 13 to 3c lower than Mord w Bulk of .jii tt inec; $5.00. ' j R ot 4ood A la in us $7 50 to 7.( 5 Top $785. Market Reoo.-:. .' r Wednesday b rre date of .;.or. . ;S.25to 9 00 : - 3.00 to .700 ,.iae 600 to 8.23 Poultry. s steady, Choice c.j 725. Medium id 00 to Medium '! r? $600 i-vs stendy ioc lower- ' .V6.25 to .i : Cut ; ,4.00 to ;...! $7.23 today i9.35 to chickens Z pounds- oosters 1 to The Last Great European War. History repentsitstlf---b.it with variations. A hundred years u;i ranee alone, under the leadership of Nnpoleon. faced Germany, Au tria, Italy, Russia ami Great Britaii and won. At thirty-six Napoleon had con quered every natln of Europe an in the battle of Austerlitz in 180." practically brougln the coiithi.-n. under the subjection of the Frenc. Army. Then Austria, German: and Russia formed the great coal, tion against Fiu..ce. only to tu beaten in battle after battle inni they were torcea to sue lor pc.ice cnaiana. manns io ner lnpregnauit navy, was the only nation not fore ed to acknowledge Napoleon's mu lt was the snow covered steppes of Russia rather than the military science of Europe that finally turn ed the tide against him. The present European crisis gives a particular opportuneness to the r ,, 0, . ro . e xt l Hffrt;- I oner oi lNupuitun s iueuiuus, an :?l lH , . , , . I JUIIWm " A nouncement oi wntcti is maae in another column of this paper. Few bjoks throw a more illuminating and interesting light on the under lying causes of; those years of con flict than the fascinating story of man whose meteoric career left Europe sown with the seeds of dis content. "Eventually." said Napoleon. "Russia will rule the World." The present conflict will go far towards determining the truth of that prophecy, and day Dy day it win tvans. Lucy m furnish an absorbing illustration of Maurene Clough. 123 13c 06c 10c 10c 10c 10c ;:-i.ey .lens. iung Toms- iiliiS.. luineas, each 17-Jc r-7 aeese. uc tggs candled 19c Eggs straight 16o ireen Hides. 10c Corn 80c Wheat No. 2 90c Oats. 33c Hay j8.C0 to $10.03 Baled Hay .$12.50 to 1300 Shipments for the week: D iw- soa & settle i car sneep; Coal & urainuo. 1 car nay: t:?n :er- son &. Sons 2 cars r .ukry ai.J 1 car eggs. Misses Virgini ; -mi Gertrude n Liin i L '.iw, Ruby Riuiade.s the advance which has been made Manona Shearma and balhe Pol- in the art of warfare since the days lard went to Pain. . i t. Misses Virie only a century ago, when France and Berta Nolen u New London alone had Europe at her feet. yesterday to attea i the teachers Mir,' Ktomm wrifton h association now i.i session in these his private secretary, Baron De tines. Meneval, will give you a clearer in- Mrs. J. P. Simms of Shelbina was sight into that tremendous upheav- called here the first of the week by al of Europe which the present cri- the serious illness of her mother, sis seems destined to reproduce. Mrs. Susan Elliott. Mrs. Elliott has ru , Pi,., P.,Mi cwio been ill since Friday when she was 1 11C 1UUU1UC VIIJ 1 uuui, uvuuyu, . Monday Sept. 7 with a splendid corps of teachers. If Mrs. Mary Sutman, of Monon- you have gahela, Penn., who has been visit- children of school age arrange for ing relatives and friends here for them to go the first day and every the past three months, left Tues- T. R. Smallwood, of Hannibal I otner day of the term. A good ed- day for a months visit in Miller, was a business visitor here Thurs- UCation is a valuable asset See day. that your children secure it All the new things in felt hats at Call and see the fall and winter Hanly & Green' 1 styles at Mrs. L Buckman's. S. Dak. She will return here before going to her home in the east. Edward M. Able and wife attend ed the fair at Shelbina yesterday.