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3-)lVViOCRAT moon '8 over' or tne death f a the pr in.ir. l.r.v, or wipe i om a! man Hiier nis wiuow is uiuiiieu uii uii i. mc uni i.iuuuuuoj .jy again. Skid more New Era. the St Joseph menbar provides that a candidate nominated by a Will Settle Their Differences. ; pn,I)ary election shall not thereaf- The gladesome rumor wings its tor be permitted to be withdrawn ways from Washington that Presi- unless by reason oCdeath or phys dent Wilson and Senator Reed are ; ical disability. Henry County about to reconcile their differences j Democrat and enter upon a peace pact Mis souri hopes this is true We love them both too well to view with calmless any hostilities toward each other. Henry County Democrat. W. J. ROUSE, Editor TERMS $1.00 PER YEAR Entered at the Postoitlce at Monroe Citr Missouri, as second-class matter. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 11.1915 .".V.V.. v.. WUVWVWtt i What t!e Missouri Editors Are Saying Reverses the Running Order. In the United States a president does his rmtiiin before the elec tion. In Mt-xiro the order L re vcisi (I.- St. I.;im-; Tin.es. Good Roads Pay a Profit of $900 a Mile. The Farmer Can Feel Happy. The way Do good roads pay? Some care ful checking of traffic on one of Reno county's sand clay roads gives some interesting results. There is wheat prices stick!8 rar'SR of sand hills stretching Can F !' (llllli ! I. iu; V. pare rheri. i m ; ! has : l":nst .: Missouri Pacific, cun bear up. Jwp- i n ' : ir Koihers "Wise." '.. old :.,sliioned 17-year-old girl who used to read books on "WIi.it a Young Girl Ought to Ktuw" has a 17-year-old daughter who puts her mother wise.- DeKalb Tribune. Always Depend on the Ford Probably the 40,000 Ford cars ordered by a European nation ar to be used in crossing the streams where the bridges have been de stroyed. Kansas City Times. Would Put Taft Right. We should face about, says Mr Taft. But wouldn't that be un pleasant for the pleasant Mr. Taft? around the $1.45 mark ought to make Missouri farmers feel xretty good, particularly those who have increased their acreage fur tld". year's crop. Millers are adv.nch the price of flour and b.;!ur.: ;n a -sing more for br-. ad, fo r,;. i. ih'- poor consumer in fei-! iu U piin 'i of higher pi Ltd. 0.. $ v Mlroifi.ill. north of Hutchinson, which forms a and barrier for miles. Thru this range of hills Reno county h:is bunt 3 good clay roads 0c. of the?. Herby CanJust As '-Veil Cuit. iK'iLi ire Hudlcy wants to be a United State3 senator and says: k .o a ii as i lie 'P.. i n '" a id x;i ii lini f' mi ti .Vi. Hist $1, : ., ;:r : .u: sn I..! !!.'' U W. u. ii.i.'ris till c'.ii-ck r,.a-..i- " : . - I oVt-r tli i.i.i'l li t n.ut w.s u,i uveraut 1 j gram, nay. apples and in' !v;d 20 ii V. ii.;a.r' -ti :.i ! .no r v ! a i)iij.-i:g that ads of ; stock i VW.V.! .VVV.V'Vi.ViVyV,. .V.'.".-.".''.' have always had an ambition to go hauled ovtr tnis roa(1 dailv t,urin- GIRLS DO NOT Y."rr 0 ' : fi MEN '-VITH MOW FY. V!J Cri, THE BOY WHO .3 'v F ALWAYS HAVE ONE. V :i: INTO THFIft HOMES T ! .. Cj THRIFTY. ."EITYjTHEY PREFER -ETHEM. -I ; NO W IS UK!ZLY TO ' THY AND WELCOME J -"LL YOUN.2 MAN WHO IS to the United States senate." No If th he Dtn. 1 ; f irnur pn-.-ident faces about ..id :o lo'wiinl. Norboruc crat rce What We Have Done!" . ; 4 r as ji R.-fiiibiica:i admin :: :ii ai Washington right now, doubt about it. Herbare, but you averaged higher than 2 tons each 5 .... ... .. w-.. ;. WHY DON'T YOU STA-Vf a QMi. ACCOUNT, Oft INCREASE 5 this period. The loads probably; I YOU ft BALANCE IF YOU tfi'WE ON 5? had better stay in Califorinia or and it is not uncommon for farmers! BANK WITH US. where you are. There is no room , t0 uauI 3 tuD3 of wheat t0 the load : for you in Missouri. The Republi cans won't have you and the on this fine hard road. "But figuring an average of 1 1-2 Democrats are not thinking of nom-. tons to the load makes an average inating you and your old friends, of 30 tons daily hauled over that Joe Folk and the Kansas City Star road in farmers freight," explained can't pull you through as they did Engineer Harris. "Besides this, an when they fixed things and you ' average of 110 automobiles daily were elected governor. Platte passed over the road, but they are Farmers and Merchants Bank. Miter would be not included in the estimate, only the loads of grain, bay and live sto k. I "We found that figuring the cost; of hauling a load thru the sand and ; ISt ,:: CV I ;-iri'l'' S': pn.inl!. oiiH iiitj at the wheat quo tations ami ljca-iiiit, ' See what we have don-!" H my Coi.my. 'Jcmo era) Makes Them Keel Real Mean. The president's statement that the Republican party "has not had a new idea for thirty years," irri tates the standpatters as much as if they realized how true it was. Kansas City Times. The Echo Not Yet Heard. So far as the Democrat has heard, there has been no echo to the anonymous post cards sent out ten days ago boldly asking, "Why not Folk for Governor in 1916?" Henry County Democrat. Then It Cost to Live. Fifty years ago in August, 1864 wheat sold at $2.30 and corn $1.50 per bushel. It was war time and our fathers knew what the high cost of living meant. Parnell Sen tinel. The People Can Change Things. Sure the Democratic platform had a one tenn plank in it. But what does a little plank in party plat form amount to, if the people choose to set it aside? Linneus Bulletin. And Champ is Always Right. Champ Clark says: "If Mr. Wil son makes good as president nobody can take the nomination away from bim; if he does not make good no body will be willing to have it" And as usual Champ Clark is right. Platte County Landmark. Billy Wants the Stuff New. The friends of this paper will please band us in news items when they are fresh. We!prefer not to publish a birth after the child is weaned, a marriagejafter the honey- County Landmark. And This in Democratic Times Judge Miller sold his 2,000 bush el crop of wheat to Rnnd &. Com pany last Friday at $1.25 per bushel, comparing with hauling on the; At threshing time he was offered hard road, made a saving of easily j G2 1-2 cents a bushel and refused 20 cents per ion per mile in hauljng to sell. The Judge b'it;ht some cost, or an average of $6 per day' steel bins, housed his breads! off and saved. But to be conservative we his judgment was proven when he will figure the savins al one half ', received just twice what had been th.it, 10 cents p; t ion, or $3 'c cr , offered him The cost of the bins day on 30 tonsp r mile. J was comparatively small, and they j "ihut fiun s up more than $900 1 will be good yet for many years, per year on each mile absolutely: if taken care of. Liberty Tribune. savej t(l t1H tarmfcr i freight over road. Ihe to ut cost 31,UUU per mile. In other words, eacn year that road pays for itself in the saving to the farmers in hailing.'' The upkeep of the road so far this year, Jan. 1 to Dec. 1. amounted to an average of $25.10 per mile. Topeka Capital. v Why an Ad Series? The Party Cannot Perish. Any political organization with less vitality than the Democratic party would have long since passed into political desuetude. No other party could have survived the de feats of the last half century. What is the great underlying cause of this remarkable vitality? Why has it not passed on as did the old Whig party, the Free Soilers, the Barn Burners, the Know Nothings, Benefits of a Lower Tariff. Duties collected on import goods in the St. Louis district were less by $591,101.07 in 1914 than they were the Geren Backers, the Populists, in 1913. The loss is due to a large etc., unless it is that its foundations extent by reason of the foreign wars are laid deep down in the solid but the reduction of the tariff also granite of the everlasting Rights of played an important part in it. Any Mail, and cannot die until every loss due to the tariff will be made vestige of these rights are swept away. And so parties may come and organizations crumble into dust, but so long as it' retains the Divine spark of Popular Sovereign ty the Democratic party can not perish Clinton County Democrat. Is for McCollum's Bill. The following poem is ddirnted to the man who runs one ad at: quits Utilise il d ' :iot ;H; ;J1 his goods. ()r;e f tei) wo 'r U'ke you very far, You hav to k ;';n on w-d'uiru!; Oof word v. cn'i veil foiks who you are, Y'-n ha' e m K.-.-p on in! 'ting; One inch won'! i)!-il(e vi.m very tall, You have .p .ti niwii'ig; Oof little hi! v. ,'i (!u i; nli You hf:ve to Iieep them poing. If not convinced, you :;.' 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 V up by the income tax, which places the burden on those who can afford it and takes it from those who can not. The reduction in the tariff has lowered the cost of necessities and the imposition of the income tax will not prove a burden to those who have to pay it. The war and the consequent curtailment of A bill to prohibit the filing or , imports has delayed the proving "dummy" candidates has been in-1 of the value of the reduction in the troduced in the legislature by Rep- j tariff, also making necessary a spec resentative McCollum. of Buchanan ' ial revenue tax, but these matters county. Th'to should become a law. ! will be adjusted in time and the in The present primary law is a dead portance of the work of a Demo letter for every party except thejeratic administration in making a Democratic party. The Democratic j real downward revision of the tariff party observes the primary law in i will be made taanifesL The re good faith, nominates its party j ceipts from the income tax will be ticket by that method; the tickets i largely augmented this year over of the other parties are nominated last year and it is not probable by the wire-pulling of secret cau-! that the special revenue tax will causes, after the "dummies" who ! long be necessary. Palmyra Spec run in the primary have been pull-' tator. ed down. This is the final travesty D R Davenport makes Farm on the primary system and consti- 0Q best term8 tf tutes an abuse of the primary idea which should no longer be tolerated Mrs. Anna Powers went to Han Either compel tne enforcement of ' nibal Friday. G. W. Schweer, of Windsor spent a few Jays with his son. E. W. Schweer, cashier of the Citizens Bank. Mr. Schweer Sr.. is secre tary and general manager of sev enl Independent Telephone sys tems and was returning from a meeting of the National Independ ent Telephone Association at Chi cago. He is a pleasant courteous gentleman and has met many of our citizens and has numerous friends here. We have 6ent out many stati ments during the past few weeks, j The returns have not been what j they should be. It is true the amount due us from each individu al is small. In the aggregate t they make quite a sum. We need mon ey to pay our expenses as we go and ask that prompt remittances be made. If you have not yet re ceived a statement, please do not put us to the expense of mailing you one. Pay us at once. Mrs. W. T. Ragland entertained at cards last Friday afternoon in honor of her daughter, Mrs. Marv n Gosney of Chicago, and Miss Shelly of that city. Miss Shelly is the fiance of Harold Ragland eldest son of Judge Ragland and wife. Paris Mercury. Mrs. J. W. Lowe of Hannibal was 1 the guest of W. B. VanMarter and ' wife the last of the week. I FARM LOANS! W. B. Spalding, Monroe City, Alo. represents Security farm Loan Associa tion of Chicago Negotiators for farm loans, 6 percent interest, 5 or 10 years. Straight 2 percent commis sion Call or write for par ticulars. . Our plan is new and good. For Sale" 50-light Carbide Light Plant with fixtures complete and in good con dition. This is a bargain if taken in the next 30 days. Can be seen at Leake fit Wilson's Shop. 3-4. Good Proof. Daddy "No, yer mother never dressed the way you girls do today to catch a husband." Daughter "Yes. but look at what she got." Boston Record.