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CBNTttAI, MISSOURI PARMINO, MIXING, IIHAL BSTATB AND KAILhOAl) NEWS,
Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, July 10, 1903.
LOCAL NEWS. 2
Cdll for Ilartly'a I'rica Uniting Pon
der. M. Bpldel will fill your orders for let
CrMU In quantities.
Uardy't Prixc Unking Powder li
going like hot cakes. Atk for It.
Dr. O. A. William:) made a profes
sional trip to Proctor Monday night.
FOR BALK Two tfood residence
properties, cheap. II. A. Youjro.
Attorney A. 11. Knipmeyur madu a
business trip this wuuk to Sudalia and
lou or Meat wniited, call up thu
butchers, Free delivery, Mason it Price,
the only butchers.
Mrs, K. II, Woods returned Tuesday
evening from a visit of two weeks vlth
her parents at Fayutta.
The lee man t!oinn to bo doing the
coolest business of any one we know
of at the the proxunt time.
Dr. B. P. Yarnull, wife and baby,
spent Sunday and Monday with Dr.
Yarnell'H parents ut High Point.
Hum Llvingstou and wife came In
from ritdalla Saturday and spent sev
eral dayH with Versailles friends,
i A. Popper spout kuvcniI days this
'Week looking up bargain In thu St.
j Louth markets for bin stores here.
The oity council did not hold a meet
ing Monday evening. Two of the
Aldermen being nb.iout tuuro was no
Leave your orders for Moat and Ice
with uh. All ordcis executed promptly
uud goods duliverud free an usual.
i). a ijaiuiy.
Veruer Townluy left Tuesday morn
ing for Hot Springs, Ark., where he
will upend several wcuUh for the bone lit
of his health.
liub Johnson, who has secured tho
Ilebrit mail route, moved to Smlthton
with his family luHt week and took up
bis duties us mull e.irrler July 1st.
Miis Katia C'fs. .viin'titf. jre laot
Friday from Lawrence, Kansas, aud
will make a short visit with hur broth
er, Engineer C. U Crew, and wife.
lion. Joel D riubburdof Versailles
was in this city Saturday on business
with Governor Dockery in reference to
a pardon. Jefferson City Tribune.
' Mrs. John Townley, who has been
ylsltlng relatives In and nrouud Ver
sailles for He vera I months, departed
Moniljy to join her husband ut Tonapa,
Mesdames K. Kuhn of Kansas City
andQustu lil ruler of Ssdallu, with their
children arc spending the week In this
city, tho gaests of Otto Kuhn, uud
Mrs. James Bubanks of Kuntas City
It making u visit with her Histera,
McsdamcH Fair ley and Wr.iy In this
city. Mrs. Eulmnks is recuperating
from a recent spell of sickness,
Hon. D. W, Shackelford was In Ver
sailles last Saturday, having eome
from Camden County where ho is In
terested In drilling for mlnerul near
Noasuch. lie took the evening train
for Jefferson City.
We are not just beginning the free
delivery of meats to our customers but
have been delivering free of charge
wjrer since we began business and will
Mono to do so. Leave your orders
Meat. Groceries and loo with I). C.
John Ilrokmeyer last week sold a
pleoe of property on Locust street,
known as the Sehrt mill place, to
Frank Strctz, Jr., for 81,400. It con
sists of u comfortable frame cottage
snd about an acre of ground. Uoon-
Quito a number of strangers from
both east and west were in the oity
tbls week having como In on the home
takers excursion inaagurated with
Versailles as one of the ccntrul points.
These excursionists are looking over
ih land Interests of Morgan County
Wo understand that a company la
being formed of Indiana and Iowa
f capitalists to develop our olay Interests
i aadasUblish brick works here. This
i U good move, as paving brick are In
wl ikunl IH Vxrulllfti at nreacnt. We
will give the matter mora extendod
ttatla ohn nlana am fiillv mattini'd.
(lo to Hardy's grocery and ask for hit
Prize linking Powder.
M. Spldel't It the placo to get Ice
Cream, Ice Cream Soda and all Bummer
If you want pure clean Ice, fresh
Meats and Groceries, leave your order
with D. C. Hardy.
Thorpe Ilros., A. P. Mnntzel, '(Juno
Hllvey and Archie Scogglns arc rcMpon
'jlblt for about all tho fireworks wo had
In town Fourth of July night.
II. A. Young and family, accompa
nied by Mrs. Young's sister, Miss Mabol
Hweey, spent the day Tuesday on a
(Uhlng expedition rtt Webster's Lake.
Two big steam drill outflti passed
through town, one Monday and the
otlwr Tuesday. They had been located
southwest of the city aud were moving
to the territory aortheasL
lioonvilln Is to have a free Street Pair
and Jubilee Carnival during the week
from August 3 to 8, with all the sens
tional attractions which go to make up
an entertainment of its klud.
Mrs. John lirokmeyer and baby, vho
are en route from Sedalla to Versailles,
stopped at Uoonvlllo to visit Mr. Iirok
mayor's mother, after which sbo will
visit frlondt here for several days.
The Versailles base ball team have
made arrangements to go to Cole Camp
Sunday to cross bats with the team of
that place. Several uf our enthusi
astic "fans" will likely go with thu
James Cooksey, colored, died at his
home in this city Monday morning, his
disease being consumption. He was
buried Tuesday morning in the city
cemetery after a briuf service at the
colored M. B. church.
lie v. S. B. Itogors, pastor of the Oak
Uruvo llsptist anurch, three and a lml f
miles south of Versailles, has changed
tho date of his appointment. Instead
of the second Sunday hu will prcaeh at
this church tho third Sunday in July.
If the W. O. W. Lodge had used more
judgment in selecting the location of
the Uruworka, aud had given the dis
play in town Instead of ut thu park,
Saturday night, the enjoyment would
have been complete, and there would
have been better satisfaetlon to all
Contractor A. C. Schaffer, who Is in
charge of the construction work on the
new road between Versailles and Camp
Salem, while superintending some of
the grading work near his camp last
Saturday was stung on the second lin
ger of bis right hand by a largo spider.
Nothing was thought of the sting at
first, but his finger soon began swell
ing and It has been necessary for Mr.
SchatTer to soon re the sorvices of a phy
sician to prevent serious results.
James B. Clark was a business visitor
in Proctor Wednesday.
Hardy's Prize linking Powder is the
kind to use in your baking.
Miss Georgia Hays of Lupus, It a
visitor here tbls week, the guest of Miss
The llutcher Shop has this week put
on a delivery wagon. Meat and Ice
delivered free, Ma sou fc Price, the only
A. U. Kelsay spent several lionrs in
Bldon Monday and observed that the
real estate men there were "dickering"
In town loth extensively.
Tho Hunk of llarrisonville will give
850 prize for tho two bent graded
miles of rond within a four mile radius
of llarrlsonville. Thu lirst best mile
gets 830 in gold and the second best J
20 in silver. This is a substantial
wny of stimulating progress.
Japanese receptions nro now becom
ing ulto a fad with social enter
tainers, as the oriental splendor of
Japan can bo reproduced with good
ciToct and to the delight of participants,
everything in connection with these
entertainments have a Japanese tinge
even to the teas.
Mr. aud Mrs. Uufus Andus living in
the south part of the city held u fam
ily reunion last Sunday and among
those present were Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Cue of KooiivllWi, Mrs. Michnchi of
Stover and Fred Audus of lloouvllle.
The day wu pleasantly spuut with a
renewal of parental and homo pleas
ures. Tho steam drill operators who arc
operating in Elwyn Price's meadow in
thu northeast purt of town arc running
day and night shifts iu sinking the
the deep welln for tho Itock Island
people. They are now down about 70
feet. The first well is being drilled to
furnish a supply of water for sinking
the deeper wells.
There was one thing demonstrated
at the picnic held In Versailles last
Saturday, aud that was that a large
gathering of our poople could congre
gate, have a good time, and .lot a (.em
blence of gambling devinuB, by which
to beat them out of thrir money, or
fakes of uny kind were present. This
is a credit to our oity mid to the pro
moters of tho picnic.
Bx-Seuator IS van h of Kansas arrived
in Versailles Tuesday afternoon aud
has been looking over our farming
interests for several days with tho
Intention of iuvustlng for tho benefit
of two of his sous, lie is a pleasant
gentleman and appears to be wall
pleased with the outlook here. He
was a Senator iu Kansas during the
time John P. St John was Governor of
Mrs. D. F. Thompson Is spending the
week with her daughter and family in
Do you want any Meat or Ice, if yon
do, call up thu ftutchcr Shop, 'Phono 61.
Free delivery after this date. Mason &
Prloe, tho only llutehera.
Mrs. A. Popper and children returned
Wednesday afternoon from an extended
visit with her parents at Qulncy, Illi
nois. They were accompanied home
by Mrs. Maurice Popper of St, Louis,
who will .spend a few days visiting in
Tho Fanners' Telephone Company
was organized at Harnett last week
by elcotlng H. T Spurlock President,
Thomas Komi Vice President, and B, B.
Hargett Secretary. Fourteen 'phones
were taken at the meeting uud others
along the route are expected to sub
scribe. The enterprise is to be known
as the Harnett and VursuillcH Tele
Quite a number of cases of slakness
are reported from dllTeront parts of tho
city, mostly bowel trouble. At this
period the best of judgment should be
used iu what is buing eaten, as nine
tenths of these cases of derangement
of tho bowels arc created from eating
fresh vegetation, fruits, berries, etc.
It would be hotter just now to eat as
lightly as possible, and of foods that
aro not likely to aggltato tho bowels
anil stomach. Children should be care
fully watched in this particular, as
an ounce of prevcatiun is worth u pound
Forturm did not have any big dem
onstration on this Fourth, but wo are
informed that most of her citizens were
aroused early, just the same. Some
parties with uu overdose of patriotic
exuberance set off several sticks of
dynamite in different sections of the
town, and tho result was a general
shaking up, many windows broken,
and everybody got oat, thinking an
explosion had occurred in one of tho
mines. Of couisu thu perpetrators of
thu dangerous act mudu a hasty escape
whun they realized what dumuge had
If them is anything lacking In order
to create a llist-cluss perspiration at
this season, take a short promenade in
the confines where grows the tall grass
aud silver maple sprouts. There you
will beard the chigre in his den, and
ere you leuvu his hallowed domain his
army Is upon you Then the missing
Hull has been hooked in. You scratch
and perspire, move about, perspire and
scratch, while woidsof a prayer may
be imagined between the line,, and
with a long drawn out sigh, you again
scratch and perspire. This is tho
ehigro season, the saddest of thu year
not excepting the wood tick.
WE ARE OFFERING
SUMMER DRESS GOODS
FANS, PARASOLS, LACES,
G-LOVES, SLIPPERS, ETC.
COME AND GET A ROCKER FREE !
CARL W, BIERSACH,
The Busiest Store
People who have been notic
ing tho crowds about Tun Fair
store, unil coming out of them
with bundles lately, havo found,
on investigation, that this store
is having ono of tho heaviest
trades in its existence.
Suits of Clothes, Hats, Shoes,
Underwear, Ilose, Umbrellas,
runks, Neckwear, in fact all
kinds of goods going awuy from
thero every da,y by tho arm-
oads. T hoy sold
ONE HUNDRED PAIRS
Of shoes in ouo day. Strangers
ask why this is; they soon llnd
jut however, its because
THE FAIR STORE
las one of tho largest and best
assorted stocks in tho country.
They sell tho best goods for
tho least money, and now that
people are finding this out, they
aro over-running tho storo with
business. Their line of clothing
is tho best made and best fitting
in tho country.
If you want to sco something
nice and stylish in tho
Stop in. Thoy have recently
purchased Iiothchilds' immense
stock of lino samplo
which thoy aro running off at
HALF PRICE. Their line of
work ami dress shoos is the larg
est andbost in tho country and
if you'want something tine in tho
shoo lino soe thorn. If you want
u suit, or part of a suit, mado to
moaause, look at their D00 sam
ples . Thoy guarantee every gar
ment to fit.
Traveling mon say
Is tho best storo in Central Mis
souri. Every ono wanting any
thing in their lino should cull and
see their goods and prices before
W TRADE MARK,
N4 8 BRANOCO
mvBA ON EVERY
Much Hiliier and
mutt H.illl tlun
LcatStT UuU XV. htcl,
Euct McvroJctl'ou of this Styli Slut,
Thoy uro f.olo roprasontativoj
Boston mado shoo, tho finest
Ladles' Shoe in tho United States.