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BANK OF VERSAILLES.
Condounod Statement of tho Hank of Versailles, at the
close of biulncM), April 27, 1V0J:
O.sh and Kxchange I 83,20a IS
Loans and Discounts 184.047 UU
Keal KstftU;, Funilturo and Fixture 4,7U.t 4H
Total 8v?l,13u .'.3
Capital Htook paid In 8 80,000 00
tin rpl its and Undivided Proflta 14.S1S D5
Hills payable and re-disoounts a4,lti bo"
Total 8271.130 53
Timo Lock. Firo Proof Vunlfc. Insurance oguinst
Burglary und Hobbury.
A. L. ROSS, Pmkfent. WILL L. STEPHENS, GrahJer.
. . . LAWYER . . .
VERSAILLES, - MISSOURI.
Oflico in Lumpot' Block, ovor I3ak of Morgan County,
Rooms 1 and 2.
Mx, SMO Per Bottle, t fot J5.M.
PHOTANKD ONLY IfV
k uu., s
BUNCUTON, MO. ?
k For Sale in Versailles by
' Muntzel Drug Co.
Versailles Drug Go.
For Sale in (Jlensted by
W. C. T. U. Department
This column is conducted and under
the entire supervision of the Women's
Clirlhliau temperance union or ver
. A Tramp Eloquent Lucturu.
A tramp aikrd for a free drink in a
saloon. Tim request wan granted, and
when in tho aet of drinking thu prof
fered beverage, one of tho young men
"Stop, make us a speech. It la u poor
liquor that doeau t unloosen a roan s
The tramp hastily swallowed down
the drink, and as the rich liquor
courted through his blood he straight
ened himself und stood before them
- with a grace aud dignity that ull his
f'yTags anil dirt could not obscure.
"Oentlenicu," he said, "I look to
night ut yon and myself, and it seems
to me I look upon the picture of my
lont manhood. This bloated face was
once as young und hundsoinu as yours.
ThlH vhainbllng figure once walked
as proudly as yourn, a man in tho
world of men. I, too once had a home
and friend and position, 1 had a wife
as lieautlfiil ,as an artlbt'a dream aud I
dropped tho priceless pearl of her lion
or and respect In thu wlno cup and
yCieopavra-liue, saw il uinnoivu uuu
i. i i . i. 1-1. !
. , . i . l. .I , i
C HA U c U lb uunu lu tuu urituMiiufj
draught. I had children as sweet and
lovely the flowors of spring, and, haw
thm fade aud die trndur the blightlug
curse oi a drunkard father. I had a
J ForSaleM by all
home where lore lit tho flame upon the.
altar ami ministered boforu It, and I
put out the holy fire nud darkness and
desolation reigned in Hh stead. I had
aspirations and ambitious that boarod
as hlffli as the morning ntar and broke
and bruised their beautiful wings, and
at lust strangled tin: in that 1 might be
tortured with tholr cries no more. To
day I am a husband without a wife, u
father without tt child, u tramp with
no home to eall bin own, a man In
whom every (food iiuptilsu In dead.
And, all swallowed up In maelstrom of
The trump ceased speaking. The
glass foil from bis nerveless fingers
and shivered into a thousand frag
ments on the lloor. The twinging
door: pushed opun and nhtit again, and
when the little group about tho bar
looked up tho trump was gone. New
I Want to Sco What's In There.
A Now York boy, some time ago,
stopped In a place marked "dangerous,"
to watch the workmen excavating for
ill new hub way. A passing car struck
him, instantly hilling him. A week
later two other boyh, in spite of the
same algn, stopped in the same spot.
The car which htruelc them did not kill
them, but maimed them for life. Yon
say these hoys wore looitbti, aim you
right. A certain American boy,
whom you may pei haps know person
ally, can outit an appaling number of
men who have been killed or ruined
for life by strong drink. Yet only
yesterday I haw thin young man coma
out of a saloon. Do vou need any ap
plication? I am certain you are Intel
ligent enough to make It for yourselves
The Young People's Reading Circle
will meet ut the home of Anna and
Wallace Clifton Saturday evening.
The Loyal Temperance Legion will
meet ut the Presbyterian Church Frl
lny afternoon at 2 o'clock. Children
come aud learn hoinuthlng to your
The W. C. T. U. will meet every two
weeks on Wednesday ufteruoou at
o'clock at the Ilaptlst Church.
Poit'Di&patcb Special Articles.
The St. Louis l'ost-Dlspatci. proposes
to ruu u series of .Special Articles from
a HtnJT correspondent, who will travel
throughout thu entire btato of Missouri
The stories of human Interest will be
gathered and reproduced by him In the
TIiIb series will be u valuable contri
bution to the history of our grand old
Tho articles will bo characterized by
good literary ntyle, and will not only
bo highly entertaining but will con
tain valuable Information.
This announcement Ik ruiid now, In
order that tho publlo may arrange to
have the Daily Post-Dispatch served
clthor diroctly, through the mall or by
the news agent or carrier.
It Is recommended that these articles
be clipped out aud arranged lu scrap
book for permanent prctervatlon.
No roan or woman in the state will
hesitate to speak well of Chamberlain'
htomach and J.lvcr Tablets after once
trying them. They always produce a
pleacunt movement of thu bowels, im
prove the apHjtitu und strengthen the
Jigcbtlon. For sale by Wit leu Drug
The Commoner (llryan'a paper) for
threo months and Till; .Dkmociiat for
one year, both papers, for fl.50. Hub
Ulaclc ltaln Foil.
Black rain foil in Barbour
County, West Virginia, last Fri
day. Tho wator ran in streams
bo black that cattlo refused to
drink it. Uorsos and cattlo in
tho fiold appeared black utter
tho storm. On Stewart's Hun
tho water was so black that many
peoplo thought tho Borryburg
coal mino had boon opened
through tho hill, aud that tho
wator issued from it.
Tho blade rain extended all
over the county. Tho clouds
wore of inky blackness, and
columns of black smoke seemed
to rise from them. Thero is
much speculation as to thocauso.
Many wore frightened by tho
Pointers to Traveler.
Four-Track Nowi for July
Tako your manners with you.
Uso discrimination regarding
Take as little baggage as pos
sible. Retnombor tho sleeping car is
liomomber thero are other
Make tho best of thingsit is
a winning card.
Don't snore thero are others
I who want to sleep.
Don't demand Pullman service
on a tourist ticket.
Don't pay for one seat and ex
pect to occupy throe.
Don't talk too much remem
ber the fate of tho parrot.
Get posted! It costs no more
to enjoy your trip by being pro
Get ready in time! By pro
crastinating you are apt to lose
your head and train.
Hev. W. L. Kiley, L. L. I), Cuba,
New York, writes: "After fifteen davs
oi excruciating pain irom Kciutic rheu
matism, under varloux treatments, I
wan induced to try Dullard's Snow
Liniment, the first application giving
my lirst roller, and the becond, entire
relief. 1 can give it unqualified recom
mendation. L'5e, tUc and SI 0U at Wit-
tun Drug Co.
The result of June examination for
teacher-.' certificates which was con
ducted by the County Hoard of lo
cation, the report of which was hundeil
us too late for publication last week,
Is uk follows:
Klrst Orado Certificates Wmy Wit-
ten, Mulvin Moss, Johu M.Stitb, MKhes
Anna and Ilellu Kays.
Second (Jrailn Misses Lorena Hick
am, Jesf.0 Shenkel and Lizzie Doiiohue.
Third Grade J. y. Iloycc, Austin
Hall, F. F. Durham, Hthel .loiies, Wilda
Stephens anil .1. K, Aesehbachur.
x Here were J J renewals, while sev
eral took divided examinations. Tour
applicants failed to maku thu grade
necessary to entitle them to certifi
lbcro are now '.'54 teams and 350
men, besides severul rock gangs and
six excavators at work on the cotibtruc
of the Hock Ihland, In the division ex
tending from Chllhowcu to Greenwood,
under thu supervision of It F. Him
inons. (IriJIlth ,V. Capper, who ore now
on their way here from Pleasant lltll,
will begin work oast of town Mouda
This firm has Htcured ,lno, McDIweu
Jr. to operate their excavator with his
threshing engine. Cullhowte News,
The lloonvllle Advertiser says: "The
river left large deposits of baud at
many placeii during tho hiyU water. A
striking instance may be ceu in whnt
is known as the dyku pond across the
river. For year it lias been filled with
water. It was afterward drained and
put in cultivation. Aunt .N'uncy (lib
son had ubout acres of flue corn.
This Is still covered with water and her
cabin is burled in sand to a depth of
eight or nine feet. A buggy was dug
out from eight feet of baud u few days
ago and a wagon was found covered
almost to the same dep'h."
Slight Injuries often disable a man
and cause tuvoral days' loss of time ami
when blood poison develops, sometimes
result in the loss of a hand or limb,
Chamberlain's Paiu Halm in an antisep
tic liniment. When applied to cuts,
brulkca and burns It causes them to
hral cjiilckly and without maturation,
and presents any danger of blood
jwlson. For sale by Wltten Drug Co.
MRS. L. S. ADAMS.
OI tJnlvralnn, 'I'mh,
Wlr.e of Cirdul ii Indeed bltiilng
to (Ired women. Hiving itilfercd (or
even yean with weekneu and hear.
Ing.down palm, and having tried ev
tral doctois and different rcmedlta
wl!h no tucctii, your Wine of Cardul
wai the only thing which helped me,
and eventually cured mt It teemed to
build up the weak parfi, itrengthcn
the lyitem and correct Irregularities."
Ily "tired women" Mrs. Adams
moans nervous women who have
disordered ineiuef, falling of the
womb, ovarian trnnhlt 3 or any of
these ailments that women have.
You can cure yourself atliouicwith
this great women's iumn.lv. Wine
of Cardul. Wine of Cardui has
cured thousands of cm which
doctors havofailed to benefit. Why
not begin to get well today? All
druggist i have f 1.00 bottles. For
any ntomach, liver or bowel disor
der TIicdtord H Ulack-Drauir it
should be used.
ty.iil I'-l.u, 'Hie Ivl lli ' A.lvl.nty ll. p.irl-lii'-nf,
1 lie ClialUnrxiKa Mi-ilti-lritt Cu.,
ORDER OV PUBLICATION.
STATU OF MISSOUUI, I
Col'.NTV OK MOIUIA.N
In the Circuit Court, August Term, HM)3.
'J'hum.u U. Hiown, Plaintiff,
Delilu Tnjlnr, foriuurlv Dcllla Merrltt,
Kiisini A. Padgett und Ttiemus Padgett
Uor liusbuad, Adel Merrltt, (icorgo Mer
rill, Tclltlia E Hiusell and Jolui S Ku-
Russell her liusbuiid, Mni gurutK, (jat.es,
JJcnry L Gates, Clirlstuphur C. Gates,
and Lllllnu I.. Gates, heirs at. law of
Luuliiird Merrltt, decuasi.J, Dufoiubints
Order of Publication,
At till, day eomus tne f lulntlir linrelu,
by his uttormiy, and tiles his petition
iniil untduvll, ullugliig, uiuung other tilings,
that defendants, Deiil i Taylor, fuiuim-.
ly Dulda Merrltt, Guargu Mu'rrltt, Telltlm
ij. Kusseu una joun n I cumuli her hus-
h.ind, Murs'arol K. Gules, Heiirv I. (l.-iieii.
Clu istoiiiier t). Gates anil Lillian L Gules,
-.iro not roslilonls or tho Klatn of Mlnsouri
thalsalil Uef nd.llits are bitorosleil In the
subject matter of thii ucllnn, and lliatthnlr
iiiioresis, it any inoy nave, are derived as
heirs, ill law of Loonaid Men-lit, deceased
w nercii ion, H is oruoreu li v l lie Ulork
In vacation, Mint sunt defendants bo null
licit by (lUblUatlon Hint, plalntifr has cum-
iiieiieon a sun ugaiusi lln-in In tills Court,
ttie object und (.-uiinial natuiu of which Is
to obtain a decree diveatliiK diifenclants of
all rl(lit, title and Interest In ami to tho
loltowiiiK described ie.il ostato, to -wit.
The west half of tint noi thoast fiMctlon
al ipiartei-uf Section One (1) In Township
Fortj-two (t IS of H.ineii Sevonloen (17i In
Morgan County, Missouri, und vesting the
same in plaintiff by limitation, ami tint
unless the said Dolila Tuy!or(fnt tnerlv Dn
nlu Merrilt), Gtioi-fo Meriilt, Tebih'a K
H'mull ami Jonu S. Kussell, Margaret. F
G tea, Henry L. (;.iten. Chrlstonhor 1!.
(ales nnil l.llliun L. Gates boi,ndaipearal
iios uuii ui ineiiviii term 1 1 1 -t-1 , 1 , to ho
begun and hidden ut tho Court House
in the clly or Veriillles, In said ,;oun
ty, on thu Killi ilay of August nost,
ami on or bofoio the first ilav of saiil
tonu, If tno term shall so long enniluuo
and II not. thmi on or b-daru the
last day of said crui answer or plead to
tho petition lu Hiild came, tlio sumo rs-ill bo
tuken us confessed, und Judgment will bo
Ami It Is further ordoied, that a ropy
hereof bo published, according u law, In
tho Mnrg.tn (Jouut.r Democrat, u newspii
pnr printed and published lu the city of
Viirsallles in Morgan Countv. Missouri,
lor four wooIih hticcessivrlv, '0iliishi-d at
least onc a wruk, the last Inservnu to be
at least thirty days bftfora the llrst day of
said August term ot this Court.
W C. THOMAS. Circuit Clerk.
Ry I. M, KniA.vsrr, J) (j,
A truo copy from tho Record,
I srAi I Witness my hand, and tho seal
I ' ( of the Circuit Court ol Morgan
County, this loth day of Juno, I'.wH.
W C. ThdMis, Circuit, Cfork,
I M. feOIUN.VKI', D. C.
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WITTEN DRUG GO.
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Olllee formerly occupied by II. M.
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Crowns & Bridges.
J OI. I. 1). HtJIIIIAItU, frlnl.li-iit.
W. XV. MOOItll. CH.Iil.-r.
a. w. PLTTV.
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P)oe u Kciionilhuiikine;hda'mess.
KELLY J. CALLICOTTE,
Olll ce with 1). C. JIarily, Jr., at the
Livery Stable. 'Phone r,u. CnlU
in dNeiisoh of or ueeldent to
horses given prompt atten
tion and treatment.
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