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Building and Loan Association.
Yes. the Democrat heartily en doifes every word of the iirticle which appeared in the last isue of the Monroe City News under the caption jjiven this aint.le. Tiiere is no reason hy Monroe City should not have a Building and Loan Asso ciation with a largo numbr ot men, women, boys and girls as stockhold ers. Such an institution encoura ges the young to save and teaches economy to all. It also enaoits many people to heroine owners of their homes ii.steacl of being rent ers for life. For enrs the Demo crat has been advocating Building ai d Loan Association. Our experi ence with them h;is l-ceii that they are good for i tu- individual stock holders and gnnM for th 'out. ji, which they are located. This is one thing which we believe the Booster Club could take hold of ami do some boosting for. Now let us let no movement escaoe which is alculal ed to make MomoeCity Bk'ger, Bet ter, Greater and - Mure Piosptmns, This is one that will be a Biti Help. Will you be in ihe mov ? Hope On. "Thtre iievt r w.im a il.iy mi misty 01 or gra That (lit- bine usis no' somewhere, above it; The re is never a mountain .top ever ho bleak That some little flower does not lov n. "Tin re wa never a nihl so dreary aiiu iKtik That the stirs were not some where shining; There is never a cloud so heavy and black That it has not a silver lining. "There is never a waiting-time, weary and lout. That will not sometime have an ending; The most beautiful part of the land scape is where The shadows and sunshine are blending "Upon every life some shadows will fall. But Heaven sends us the sun shine of love; Thro' the rifts in the clouds we may if we will, See the beautiful blue above. "Then let us hope on, tho' the way be long, And the darkness be gathering fast: For the turn in the road is a little way en. Where the home lights will greet us at last." - Anonymous. Over 21 Millions in 1914. The Missouri State Board of Ag riculture was well nigh swamped in 1914 by the demand for the Board's "Handy and Practical Farm Libra ry" bulletins. 186,000 copies were published during the year. The total number of pages of annuals and monthly bulletins published by office of Secretary of the Board to taled 21,194.000. The 1913 total was 15.495,000. For the biennial period of 1913 1914 the total pages published was 36,689.000. To Brighten Gilt Framei. Rub them with freBhly baked bread moistened with ammonia; or try the older method of washing them In wa ter In which onlona have been boiled, and to which a little sulphur has been added. The sulphur aids in keeping the yellow color. Betting Difficult Task. "Since be'a there," writes an editor of a representative, "It's all right to (ire him enough bills to keep him busy and let him run away home with the Idea that he advocated more laws than the people could possibly break." AT: Boulware's Shoe Store THIRTY DAYS OF BARGAIN FEAST: Ladies' Shoes. Indies $5.00 Bronze Kid Button Shoes SALE PRICE $4.00 Lidies $4.00 Patent Colt Button Shoes, Cloth Top SALE PRICE $3.00 L-.dies 4.00 Dull Kid Button Shoos, Cloth Top SALE PRICE $3.00 I. -.dies $4.00 Tan English Lace Shoes SALE PRICE $2.50 r.au.t s 4.00 -uid 3.50 Gun met'il Button Shoes, High Tops SALE PRICE $2.50 iVidies 4.00 and 3.50 Tan But ton Shoes SALE PRICE $2.00 i Ladies $5.00 and $4.00 Blaek Buck Button Shoes SALE PRICE $2.50 Ladies $3.50 Patent Button Cloth Top Shoes. Light aaid heavy soles SALE PRICE $2.50 Ladies $3.50 Gun Metal Button Shoes, Cloth Top SALE PRICE $2.50 Ladies $2.00 and $1.50 Fleece lined Shoes, tip and plain toe, SALE PRICE $1.00 Mix u lot of ladies fine shoes button and lace two or three pair of a lot, mixed sizes and widths former piices from $3.00 to $3.50 SALE PRICE $2.00 Never before have we offered such bargains (In Moit Cases we have all sizes and widths) The shoes that we offer you are all new up-to-date goods but it is our policy never to carry goods over from one season to another, and in holding our clearance sales twice a year we never take cost into consideration but put prices on the lots that will move them in a hurry for when we offer bargains they, are genuine bar gains. We want you to know, for we say with all truthfu'ness, that our prices for this sale are the lowest we have ever make, but we need the money and room for our Spring goods. NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO SECURE THE GREATEST BARGAINS EVER OFFERED IN UP-TO-DATE SHOES! Rubbers and Overshoes Ladies' Storm Rubbers SALE PRICE 40 Men's Storm Rubbers SALE PRICE 65 Men's $1.50 1 Buckle over shoe SALE PRICE $1.00 Ladies $1.00 1 buckle Over Shoes, SALE PRICE 75 Men's $1.00 1 buckle Over Shoes, SALE PRICE 75 Ladies and Misses Rolled edge Storm Rubbers regular price 75 Cents SALE PRICE ;. . .50 Men's Felt Boots, snag proof overs SALE PRIPE $2.50 Men's Shoes 1 lot of Men "Walk Over" $o. U) Tan iml Black English Lac Shoes SALE PRICE $4.00 : iioi of Men "Walk Over" $4.- 00 Tan Buttou Shoes SALE PRICE $3.00 1 hoi of Mm "Walk Over" $4.- 00 Tan Blueuer Shoes SALE PRICE $3.00 1 h..t of Men "Walk Over" 4.- 00 ijiuu MeNil Shoes, Mixed sizes, SALE PRICE $3.00 1 Loc of Men "Walk Over" $4.- 00 Gun Metal Blucher. Shoes SALE PRICE $3.00 1 Lov of Meu 3.50 Tan Button SllG6 SALE PRICE $2.75 1 Lot of Meu $5.00 Booteea, Tip and Plain Toe SALE PRICE $4.00 1 Lot of Meu $5.00 Tan and Black High Top lace Shoes SALE PRICE $4.00 I Lot of Men $3.50 Tan and Black High top Shoos SALE PRICE $2.75 1 Lot of Boys $3.00 Tau High top Shoes, mixed sizes SALE PRICE $2.00 Misses Shoes Misses $2.50 Patent Button Shoes, kid tops SALE PRICE $1.50 C hildren Black and Red High top Shoes AT HALF PBI0E THIS SALE IS FOR CASH. NO GOODS SENT OUT ON APPROVAL OR EXCHANGED. T. M BOUL T ARE Byron McFarland came in Sun day night from GalesbunJ, 111., where he has been for twenty weeks in the Galesburg hospital taking Dr. Percy's special treatment for Briaht's disease. Dr. Percy stands high in the medical profession and often lectures before medical societies of Europe. Byron is much improved and all bis friends hope will fully recover. Visitors at your home and no notice of it in the Democrat. Why did you not call up the Democrat Both Phones and tell us so we could tell others? . Optimist Not at Hto Beat An optimist la no food when he stands on the sale aids of the fence and tall you tte tan won't hurt too. The Farmers & Merchants Tele phone Company has just gotten out a new directory. Every subscriber should call at the Central office and get a copy. Yes, the ground hog saw his shad ow Tuesday. Now what about that six weeks more of winter? We do your work right. Try us L L Lane, Tailor. 2 4. M. B. Proctor and perhaps other good road enthusiasts will go to Brookfleld Friday to attend a meet ing of the Hannibal St. Joseph Cross State Highway. This Associ ation has done much for the cause of good roads and also to put the ountry along the route on the map. Monroe City is very favorably lo cated both as to railroads and cross state highways. What we most need is a good North and South road. An interurban would fill the bill to a T. The ladies of the Presbyterian church willjgive a missionary tea at the home of Mrs. W. D. Barnes on February 11. Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Campbell went to Macon Saturday for a short visit The Knights and Ladies will meet at Woodman hall, this, Thursday, evening. All members are urged to be present. Another Fire. About two o'clock Saturday morning the home of Reuben Bous man was destroyed by fire Gladys Nesbitt was spending the night at the Bousman home and she was the first to wake. She called Mr?. Bousman and they escaped in their night clothes. Practically nothing was saved. Mr. Bousman, who now travels for an insurance company was in Hannibal. He carried $400 insurance. Mrs. Mollie Bowers own ed the house. She also had $400 in surance. The origin of the fire is not known. The Monroe Century Club will present "The Art Gallery" at the High School Auditorium on Fri day evening, Feby. 12. Watch this paper for further particulars. Miss Nan Thompson, of Macon Das been visiting friends here. Say, did you send us that pews item as you should have done? If not why not? Better buy it from the home merchant instead of from the ped dler whom you may never see again. The borne merchant is here and will make all mistakes right Remember th Adams &. Spald ng snieot McNelis farm west of Indinn Creek, Wednesday. Feb. 10. Will O'Daniel returned Saturday from Kansas City where he attend , ed a Lurabermans Convention and a meeting of the Hoo Hoo's. The occasion was very pleasant. For Sale or Rent 40 acre farm 3 1-4 miles southwest of Monroe known as George Burditt farm. For particulars see J. F. George, 2-11 S. B. Thiehoff and wife attended the funeral of his aunt Mrs. Durbin at Hunnewell. Monday. For Sale 7 choice pure bred Aberdeen Angus bulls.-Dr. .1 H Be- w if. ' W. S. Woodson was in St. Louis 1 part of the week.