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Entered at the Postofflce at Monroe
City, Mo. as Stfcoml-Clai8 Matter
FRIDAY. JUNE G. 1919
The Huns are not even entitled
to the praise of being Hood losers
The principe! Amusement in
Europe at present is waiting to see
which way the cat will jump
Turkish dates may be desirable
for the United States, but she doesn't
care for any Turkish mandates.
We are glad that Hawker is safe
His magnificent disregard for his
life may be foolish, but it is in
spiring While the soda fountains exist
the United States will not be entire
ly dry. It will only hive a different
Pulling Together j Dr. Scoville and party conducted
Every town has its advantages''! A" memorial services at the First
and should make the most of them.' Baptist Church Friday morning. Dr.
Every town is peculiarly fitted for : Charles Reign Scoville and party,
For a study of the depths of pes
simism observe the child who comes
down with the measles the first
week of vacation.
In expectation of the president's
return cjngress should purchase a
beautiful doormat with the word
"Well ome" upoa it.
The cost of the war to the United
States was over $21,000,000. And
the money amount was the least
part of what it cost us.
If a prize were to be offered for
the most contentious city there
would be no question over the
Winnipeg would take it.
The question), "How snail we get
em back on the farm?" seems to be
as riifficut to answer as the question
"How shall we keep 'em on the
While the Germans are consider
ing the peace treaty, our army of
occupation is considering what a
privilege it would b3 to occupy
The German populace has chang
ed its mind during tne last few
years. It is now crying as loudly
for peace as it formerly howled
It is hoped that the disposition
of the railroads will improve the
disposition of travelers, which has
suffered severely under government
Venus and Jupiter shine close
and brilliant in the early evening.
It is strange that we are not obliged
to pay a luxury tax for having two
The world is waiting with deep
arxiety for the college graduate's
view of the peace treaty and the
financial situation and the problems
No wonder that the Germans
cling to the Saar Valley mines.
They will need coal in this life, al
though some of them will have it
furnished free in the next.
The Germans style the conditions
of the peace treaty "ruinous." We
wonder how they would describe
the condition in which they left
Belgium and northern France.
If some day you were to hear a
sound like thunder, and in response
to your amazed inquiry were in
formed, "Oh, that was only prices
falling." wouldn't you be delight
me riKe uounty uourt nas or
dered the sheriff to cease the prac
tice or turmshicg the county pris
oners chewing and smoking tobacco
and charging the expense up to the
The International Association of
Firemen will meet at Convention
Hall, Kansas City, June 24 to 27.
Fire fighters, city officials and man
ufacturers of fire fighting apparatus
numbering 4500, from the United
States, Cnnada, Mexico and England
will attend the convention."
some one enterprise more than an
other, and as soon as it is ascertain
ed what would be most conducive
to the growth and prosperity of the
place, the citizens should take hold
of the matter and push it for all
there is in it. One man cannot
make a town. The newspaper can
not do it But one man or a news
paper with the wide-awake men of
the place all pulling together can
make a wide difference in a place.
Every man who succeeds in a town
is a help to it. The more money be
makes if he spends it, the better for
the community. The larger busi
ness he builds up the more he adver
tises, the more attention is called
to the town. A man cannot build
up an honorable business in a town
without helping the town. A town
cannot build up without helping the
country. The interest of one is the
interest of all
Lest We Forget
Republicans who are demanding
the text of the peace treaty before
its makers have made it ready for
submission to the ratifying authori
ties are reminded of these word9 of
'We have no possible right to
break suddenly into the middle of
a negotiation and de'mand from the
President what instructions he has
given to his representative. That
part of treaty-making is no t concern
The quotation is from Senator
Henry Cabot Lodge. Republican
leader in the Senate. He was
speaking in the Senate on January
24, 1906, while that body was con
sidenog a resolution calling upon
President Roosevelt for information
as to foreign negotiations then un
A seven passenger White Steam
er car, in nrst class conamon. in
cluding almost bran new tires, new
boiler and rebuilt engine, aluminum
body, beautiful leather upholstry;
with cold water will build its steam
in two and one-half to three min
utes ready to go. This is a luxury
car for family or private use, or
would make a splend livery car, or
easily converted into a truck the
best to be had on account of its
steam power qualities, and so'easi
ly to operate. Will sell this car at
a big bargain and take in a Ford
car in deal. Call on or address W
H Clawson, Clarence, Mo
On May 28th the Centenary sub
scriptions had passed the $35,000,
000 mark, credits not counted
There were yet many places to be
heard from It would be difficult
to say how high the totals may
run St. Louis Christian Advocate.
Property listed with Woodson &
Drescher, real estate agents, get
prompt attention and quick results.
See them if you have anything to
sell or trade or if you want to buy.
ABOUT THE CHURCHES
consisting of Mrs Scoville, Chester
F. Harris, Mrs. Martha Harris and
Leo H Underwood, soldier cornetist
gave an excellent musical program.
Dr. Scoville gave the memorialed
dress and all who heard it pro
nounced it as one of the best ever
delivered in this city. Ia the af
ternoon the graves of the deceased
members and relatives were deco
rated by the Old Fellows, Masons
Mr. and Mrs. Hibbert Maston a
recent bride and groom who were
married in Chicigo about a week
ago, and who have been visiting
his aunt Mrs. W. H. Hibbert
near this city left Friday for
Rochester Minn, where the former
will take up his duties in the Mayo
Bros, hospital after over , a years
service with an evacuation hospital
Nurses who have been discharged
from the service of the United
States will receive the $60 discharge
bonus being given soldiers, sailors
and marines, according to announce
ment by the federal government.
Those who are discharged hereafter
will receive this bonus on the same
roll or voucher upon which they
are given their final pay.
Mrs. Lula Pike and little daugh
tcr have returned from a several
weeks visit with her sister, Mrs.
Ralph Donahue and family in Scot
land, Texas. 'Mrs. Pike was accoin
panied home by Mrs. Donahue and
two children who will spend several
weeks here with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Hays
Mr. aud Mrs. Edmund Pike and
daughter, Lucile left Frida for a
two weeks visit in Mena, Ark., to
visit Mr. Pike's sister. Mrs. Frank
Christian. Enroute to Arkansas
they visited a few days with Mrs
Susan Simms and family in Kansas
Lieut. Walter Dierks returned
home Friday night. He has been
in the army more than a year and
half, and most of the time was
Miss Estelle Buchanan, of New
London is visiting at the home of
M A Hornback.
When the present generation of
old folks were young they were told
by their forefathers that feathers
were nonconductor of electricity,
and that persons who rolled up in a
big. soft feather bed during a storm
need have no fear that lightning
would strike the bed in which they
were sleeping. But now comes
Frank Smith, a Milau chichen
fancier, who knocks that old ttfeory
higher than-a kite, and places it
among the archives of boyhood
fancies, together with many other
old time theories that have been
punctured from time to time As
evidence, Smith presents several
fine fat pullets, now dead, and from
which the feathers are stripped as
clean as it could-have been done by
an expert chicken picker. The kill
ing ana stripping was done oy a
stroke of lightning.
Congressman Hays of the Four
teenth Congressional District of Mis
souri is so confident that the wom
an's suffrage amendment will pass
this session of Congress that he has
begun to electioneer with the women
folks at home for their support in
the next election This week the
Congressman's mother received a
letter from him saying, "Your sup
port in the next primary election
is solicited, provided you have not
already pledged yourself to some
other candidate." Needless to say
his letter will meet with a hearty
Misses Jessie Quick, Georgia Ren-
shaw, Lucile Wright, Sallie Pollard,
Willie Mary Shearman, June Rouse,
Lenna Evans, Jeanette Vaughn,
Rebecca Megown, Edith Boarman
and Mrs. Nelle Dawson left Sunday
for Kirksville where they will enter
the Northeast Missouri Teachers
College, formerly the Kirksville
State Normal School, for the Sum
The resident property owned by
Mrs Flora Kennett, but occupied
by Frank May, in the southeast
part of town, was struck by light
ning Friday, but the damage was
Mrs Roy Riegel and children
have returned to their home in
Bowling Green after a several weeks
visit with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs A F. Griffith of near this city.
William H. Catron
William H. Catron died at the
home of his daughter Mrs. Win.
Maddox, Sunday afternoon June 1.
1919 at 4:00 o'clock after an illness
of thirteen days of paralysil
Mr. Catron was born in Marion
County near West Ely, March 3rd.
1839. He was owner of a large
farm near Hydesburg and will be
remembered by the older people
when be was in charge of the old)
toll gate near Hydesburg on the
Paris and Hannibal plank road.
He saw active service in the Civil
war. from which be has been deaf
since. He was one of the oldest
veterans in the Civil war in this
city. He was a man of quite nature,
and owing to a severe wound which
he received several years ago by
having his limb cut by a corn knife
he was not very active but was a
great reader. In 1863, he was mar
ried to Miss Sallie Gilbert in Ralls
Co., who passed away March 4, 18991
Five children were born to this
union, two boys and three girls.
Only two daughters survive, Mrs.
Wm. Maddox and Mrs. John B. Mad
dox of this city. Besides the two
daughters, he leaves to mourn his
death one brother, George Catron of
Hannibal, one granddaughter Mrs.
Vautis Sharp of this city, two grand -
sons. Harry B. Maddox of Hannibal
Paul Maddox of St Louis and two
greatgrandchildren Reginald and
Roy Sharp of this city.
Funeral services were held Mon
day afternoon, at 4:00 o'clock at
the home of Wm. Maddoxconduct
ed by Rev. H. C. Bolen of the'
Methodist Church. The remains
were laid by the side of his wife in
St. Judes cemetery.
The State press is now engaged
in circulating cheerful news about
the corn borer, which has reached
this country from Europe, is putting
Eastern corn growers out of busi
ness and will devastate the corn
belt if it ever gets here. If that
happens we will turn against the
League of Nations and be in favor
of shipping nothing but dynamite
bombs to Europe. This country
gave corn to the Old World, and the
Old World has given us corn borers
Rev. Fr. Thos. C. Fox. C. E. Fahy
and Elmer Montgomery were in
Quincy Sunday to attend a K. of
C class initiation.
Interesting items About the
Regular services as follows:
Sunday School at 9:30 a. m.
Preaching at 10:45 a. m.
Senior League at 7:00 p. m. "
Preaching at 8:00 p. ra.
Prayer meeting every Wednes
Pay evening at 8:00. . - '
H. C. Bolen, Pastor.
ST. JUDE'S EPISCOPAL
9:45 a. m. Sunday School.
11:00 a. m. Morning Prayer
8:00 p. m. Evening Pra.er
Come with your friends.
Rev. O. Lind9trora, Rector.
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of us, than any other word, perhaps. Equip
ment goes hand in hand with production.
To be long on production in every sense of the word,
one must be
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