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W. J. ROUSE, Editor ! TERMS $1.00 PER YEAR Entered at tbe rostofllce at Monroe City Missouri, ai second-clans matter. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 4. 1915 Only a Tramp. I Two well dressed young men see-; ing a seedy tramp in front of a sa-' Icon asked him to take a drink.! Whin the glasses had been filled one of thetn ( illed on the tramp for a speech. He drank and straight-; er.ed himself to his full height and sa I: ' (Jn.tlt r; n I look toninht ai you Hi f i .".j ri'i ii eems to me I J .at ift ure i.f piy I litis i oiiteij .'ace 1 ''Uiiy and handsome shamb'iug hyure proudly as yours, a r!d of men. I, (oo, .id .ne, rit nds an I a po iii. .i. 1 h..(J a wife as beautiful as an artist's i,eam, and I dropped If the Heart is Warm. Ice binds the flowing streams; The water is hidden and cold; Frost in the star light gleams; Winter his story has told. It is the story of death, Sung in an icy breath, But the cold cannot harm. If the heart ia warm. Wide and far winter reigns, Covering land, covering sea, Covering valleys, mountains, plains; Death to the flower, death to the bee. The birds have taken flight, Fleeing the icy night. But no need for alarm, If the heart is warm. Wind, rain and falling snow. Are as tears, grief and pain; All are a part of tin- world teluw And all melted ty i!h t-umn:er rain. Streams will run a,a!ii, flowers bloom, And joy dispel'lif '. yom. It's all in the myotic ch iim - If the heart is warn. C. S. York Pigs in Blankets. Wipe oysters oa a clean towel, then roll each! oyster iu a thin slice of bacon, fast en wun a tootnpicK. Place in a pan and bake in a moderate ov a until the bacon is crisp. Avoid leaving too long for then the oyster will shrink and become tough. Sausage and Fried Apples Pare and core two tart apples, and cut into quarter-inch rings. Cook half a dozen rounds of sausage in a fry ing pan for ten minuses, thinning until both sides are brown. Add the apple rings, cover, and cook un- j til the apples are tender. In serv : ing, make a mound of mushed po- I tatoes in the center of a hot platter jand ui range alternate rings of sju sage und apples around it. bcal:opni Saus'ig. Arruti Household (lints. Fish may be scaled much easier boiling the priceless ea- ni 1 er honor and respect in t'e wine cup and Cleo patra like, saw it dissolve and by first dipping thetn into quaffed it down in the brimming water for a minute draught I had children bright as J An immediate cure for hiccup the flowers of spring and I saw & t0 take a lump of sugar with a them fade and die under the blight- few drops of vinegar on it ing cause of a drunken father. I; Very frequently wheQ 8eparating bad a ome where love ht the flame the whites from the yolks of eggs uvuu UC aiar a.iu aurm.i sierea ,h ,k becoffleg brokeQ d fa!ls ' I-t u 6a.. before it, and put out the holy fire. ' infn th( n. ... . 1 cup milk. 1 egg, 1 tablespoon' ,j, 1 t i ' "UHV. U 1,ISIU 11J aim uaituitrss uuu uesouuiuu reigueu ' rm in ts stead I had aspirations and j the yolk with fl CQrner of t and the aiiiuuMjiis inai suureu as nign a di'Z i) slices of -,i ,,; i torn of a ba;,ii. : (lis . , ,,. mashed potato . in n . . ... . . W li I U '-OIR.i . ..!,, ,.d but , ' "I ' .i w:.ici a u. . . i... m ils tins h;'pn hca e.i; uw, . , s oi tm nr. and i i.. . i . a Ii t . n Nijr lice-ad. 1 cjpt'ul brown si. gar, 4 cupfuls Graham flour, 1 cupful chopped walnuts, 1 teaspoon j ful sa't, 1 large tablespoon ful bak ing powder, 2 cupfuls sour milk, 1 teaspoonful soda. Mix dry idgredi ents, add sour milk in which soda has been dissolved. Bake in two loaves in a moderate oven. Graham Muffins. 1 cup Grah tim or entire wheat flour. 1 cup flour, 1-4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 111 I mm THO ..i D A BftNK . V!-tO AREAL- OF ALWAYS MONEY PUT IN BA RE .'.T -"":; 'TAYS IN OUR OWN COM MUNITY, AND THIS HELP. DEVLOf IT AND HELPS EVERY BODY TO PROSPER. WHY SEND MONEY AWAY WH:N WE CAN INCREASE THE VALUE OF OUR OWN PROPERTY BY BUILDING UP OUR OWN TOWN? Make OUK Bank YOUR Bank. FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK ri 1 b; t I, li as IHKIl dS ' jl . i .l ' . h;r!rning star, an.l I broke and ' may easiIy remove( bru.tl their biuiiful widjJs, audi . t , . . ' srr:mi:l. i... a that I tnigh- ' . umU.th ,..r,-,Us ..-.more !,J ,,ain:in;' vry,ar I hju vuu .i jnu: Miaj." ancj iuie warm w.ii.r i.nd dry thoroughly with a Svift cloth Wall a pie.-;, nf cliamoi-', pki i tlii'pd in sweet oil rub all over Hie jti-ture. This can not ii jure i lie finest work of art. When wi.shL.fi and rin?in color ed material.-, add a teaspoonful of . . . . . i melted butter, 4 teaspoons baking ih water, wring it dry, and toucn . . . ., . uaa,,,5 u ,. ... e : . . . powder. Mix and sift drv ntfred - V If tAirn o nnrncr rt it onrt tha ' ents; add milk, egg well beaten and I' melted butter; bake in hot oven in bmtered gem pans twenty five min- V I aai a ; fr-1 t. I s i; ! in . rnun n is i e ... .Iriok' h.i'g I.. , Ht-;-S fi . . I llld fli.g I - wii.(..ii ) I.; hut aai . gi. up about tin trail. p was gone ti. i. . i. i. in i Th. no nt i. ..me ' on i w uioiit a ! n i hild, a j u call his I v t r . good ' All. ai' swallowed : e trau.p ee.iSt.01 . fiom li on uie shivered in a . IT ... I .... . I 1 1 . floor lV"" -aiis o eacn gallon oi wat el and ev n the most delicate shades will neith r fade nor run Serie or merino dresses, which have be' n dS i or ; i. i I open ' o w i.t n the tittle h:.r looked up the Ex. Just Take tbe Opposite View. No matter what the question is, if you want to know where Taft and Roosevelt stand on it get the views just as opposite to the pres ent administration and y u will have it Both ol these men had opportunities of running the gov ernment, and history shows that neither of them made a much success as their successor. Of course they have to knock on Wil son's administration or the peoi le would kindb- forget thetn.- Albany . Ledger. Have your clothes pressed at Lane's, The Tailor Shop. 2-4 Possitly you have a dollar bill that belongs to us in your pocket. We will say right now that we have use for all the dollars that we can get. lnis is an age of progress. If you have seen many summers pass yo i can call to mind many things whiih we now consider the- neces saries of life which were unheard of when you were small. Think it over. Charles W. Green's Daily Argus published at Brookfield is one of the most newsy country dailies we know of but then Green is one of those newspaper boys who is al ways hustling for news and busi ness and gets both. He is to be congratulated on the Daily Argus. Why did June run away? For Fire, Lightning, Tornado and Plate Glass Insurance, see A. S. Jayne. 0 itmeal with A; -.lies. Core op Vies, leiivini larile c.t ,'uies, pare and cook till soli in ;i -yrup mud,? c f fU-iar a"t water, jjtl! the civoie.s w. ih oatmeal potvi-hi-;; serve with sugiraud crea:.'i. Tins would m.-ke on excellent supper dish for chil dren. and would be a pleasing change from pi.nn p irridge. II. M. ii Miur Farmer. Spare. Moments. Wh it do you with your spare ; dyed black, can be safely washed in nioments? Do you use them to in this way without any risk of the i better yourself, or do you use them dye running. Colman's World. Rural for a good time? You have ambitions, every in telligent person has. Why don't you show the world what you can do? Are you waiting for something Why an Ad Series? The following poem is dedicated to the man who runs one svl iiiui quits tccee' i' docs not ' I di his goods. One step wo;:'t U'ke you very far. You have to keep on WHlkin; Oi!v!rd won't tell fo.s who you are, Y"0 h.Tve to keep on i.ilking; Oi e inch wuu'l make y.n very tall, You hfive to keep on growing; One little ad won't do ii all You have to keep them going. If not convinced, you can prove by an Ad Series in The Democrat And suppose your ad was in this space -be reading it your self, wouldn't you? 1 I 2. Patronize Home Industries An Independence woman return ed from Kansas City the other day to turn up that will give you pro and proudly exhibited a household I motion? That is mighty uncertain, article she said she always had; You may be waiting thirtyyears wanted. It was an oil mop. Her I from now for something to turn up Drotner, wno runs a store in Inde- and your best days are past. Then pendence, remarked that he kept what will you do when you realize The Spirit of Envy Curse of America, oil mops of that make in stock, your life has been a failure? When The spirit of envy that is abroad "And I sell them 99 cents cheaper you go down the street, look around in the land is the curs of the Amer- than you say you paid in Kansas you and you can see example of j ican people. The laborer is envious 3 2X Watch lor the "Clutching Hand". Uty, and deliver them free." he said. "Why don't you advertise then?" retorted the sister. "I saw this oil mop advertised, price and all, and thought was I getting a bargain."- Republic. Recipes. Individual Spare Ribs -Cut spare ribs into pieces about 4 inches long and 4 tibs wide. Make a stuffing bread crumbs and seasonings. Lay a spoonful on the spare ribs, roll and tie securely. Sear the rolis in a pan over a hot fire, then put in the pan just enough water to keep the meat from sticking and cover tightly Steam in this way one hour, add water as necessary. Serve with apple sauce. Hot Roast Beef Sandwich. Cut t in slices of bread, butter sparing ly and lay slices of cold roast beef between the bread, seasoning the meat. Put in a moderate oven to heat thoroughly. Make a brown gravy of stock well flavored with tomato. Put the sandwiches on hot plates, pour gravy over each and serve immediately. people who have been waiting for ; of his employer and would in his ; something to turn up. Ask them heart rejoice to see the business go ; and they will tell you where they made their mistake. Make use of your spare moments by training yourself for a better position. Make your own opportu nities. Show the business world you are a live one, thf n they will receive you with open arms. Make something, out of yourself. Make up your mind at once. Take one moment now, and sum up the number of hours you are actually wasting each day. Many of our mast prominent men of this country have won their distinction by making use of their spare mo ments. FrankfordChronicla Test for Prospective Father. No man ha any business to get married until Sj can listen to a cry ing baby without saying things that wouldn't look well in print Not to B Wondarrtl At History falls to record a single In tanoe of a woman haying faUen In lore with a man as the result of see ing him eat a plate of spaghetti to the wall. The borrower is envi- j ous of the loaner and harbors a i sort of hope that sometime the lat-1 ter will be forced to the same posi- j tion that he now occupies. The! renter is not interested in the pros- perity of his landlord. The wearer j of good clothes is envied by the woman who is unable to gown her- i self, in equally attractive apparel j and so it goes the world over the lower down envious"of the one high er up The result is a continual effort all along the line to pull down the one higher up. It's an unfortu nate spirit and needs to be weeded out of American, politics and Amer ican social life. Kirksville Journal. SALESMAN WANTED-to look after our interest in Monroe and FARM LOANS! VV. B. Spalding, Monroe City, Mo. represents Security Farm Loan Associa tion of Ctilcago Negotiators for farm loans, 6 percent interest, 5 or 10 years. Straight 2k percent commis sion. Call or write for par ticulars. Our plan is new and good. A Kansas farmer, a Dane applied for naturalization papers. The adjacent counties. Salary or Com-1 iude ??ked him: "fre you satis- neu wiiu me general conaiuous 01 the country?" mission. Address THE VICTOR OIL COMPANY, Cleveland, Ohio. Call 49 Bell Phone. We call for and deliver your clothes. All work guaranteed satis factory. 2-4. "Yes," drawled the Dane. "Does the government suit you?" queried thejudge. MYas, yas; only I would like to see more rain." replied the farmer. -Ex.