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Aorgan County Democrat.
CENTRAL iMISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, July 31, 1903.
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The Busiest Store
People who liiivc hoon notic
ing tin.- crowds about Thr Fair
.store, and coming out of there
with bundles lately, have found,
on investigation, that this store
is having ono of tho heaviest
trades in its existence.
Suits of Clotlios, llats, Shoos,
Underwear, Uose, Umbrellns,
Trunks, Neckwear, in fact all
kinds of floods going away from
there every day by the arm
loads. They sold
ONE HUNDRED PAIRS
Of shoes in one day. Strangers
ask why tin's is; they soon find
out however, its buuuu.se
THE FAIR STORE
Has one of the largest and best
assorted stocks in the country.
They sell the best goods for
the least money, and now thatj
people are finding this out, they
are over-running the store with
business. Their line of clothing
is the best made and best fitting
in the country.
If you want to see something
nice and stylish in the
Stop in. They have recently
purchased Kothchilds' immense
stock of line sample
which they are running off at
HALF J'KJCIO. Their line, of
work and dress shoes is the larg
est and best in the country and
if you want something line in the
shoe line see them. If you want
a suit, or part of a suit, made to
nieasuse, look at their 500 sam
ples. They guarantee every gar
ment to lit.
Traveling men say
Is the best store in Central Mis
souri. Every one wanting any
thing in their lino should call and
see their goods and prices before
Much lighter ami
not i tltilble llut.
Utithri Umit XV. I.ttl.
Eit Hfjiroduitloo f tIJi StU SIk.
They aro solo representative:
IJoston in iido shoo, tho finest
Ladies' Shoe in thoUnited States.
k h ft k h h h b k ln
Cull for Hardy's I'ri.c linking I'ow-
M. Spldel will 1111 your ordure for Ico
Cream in quantities.
Ucorgc White of Kldon was here on
business last Monday.
(Jo to Hardy's grocery and risk for his
l'rlze linking I'owder.
The Woodmen of Harnett will hold a
picnic in thut place on Friday, August
d. II. Shclton of flludstonu was cir
culating unions our business men Mon
M. SpldelV Is lliu place to (jet Ice
Ctoaiu, Ico Crt'.'im Soda and all Summer
Rev. II. S. Ahretisof I'yrmont spent
Urn lay Tuesday with friends in Ver
sailles. Miss (icorgia Carter of Fortuna,
spent tin; day with friends In this city
Kclsny llros. shipped n lot of hogs
from this market to St. Louis Tuesday '
A number of Versailles people at
tended the revival services at (Haunted
Frank Howman shipped two car
loads of hogs to St. L'uils market Mon
If you want pine clean Ice, fresh
Meats and !roceries, leave your order
with D. C. Hardy.
.1. T. I'helcn of Harnett was in Ver
sailles Tuesday after a loail of merchan
dise for W II. Windier.
(). A. Jack of KarisaH City, represent
ing the Armour Racking Co., was in
terviewing our meat men Tuesday.
Attorney A. II, Kulpmeyer departed
Tuesday morning on a professional
trip to Kaiibus City and Higginsvillc.
Leave your orders for Meat and lee
with us. All oideis executed promptly
;ind goodf delivered .is usual.
I). C. II AIM) V.
.1. 10. Allen of Osealoosa, Iowa, hus
been here this week seeking a loe.itiou
for a ranch on a large scale, and look
ing over farm lands generally.
Messrs. Htcs A- Clifton last Monday
received a line drove of feeders, all
heifers, from St. Joe, which are to he
disposed of to farmers in this vicinity
who desire this class of feeders.
We are not just beginning the free
delivery of lncatH to our customers hut
have been delivering fret' of charge
ever since we began business and will
continue to do so. Leave your orders
for Meat, droceries and lee witli 1), C.
Daniel I', how, assintaat superin
tendent of construction, and Don. I).
Donahue, l'aymasttr, of the Koek Is
land System were here Monday on
business connected with the St. Louis
Kansas City extension, They expressed
themsclvus as being highly pleased
with the progress being made on thhi
end of the new line.
LAST CALL FOR THIS SEASON.
Our Early Fall Goods will soon be in.
We will finish this Season with a
Genuine CleaningUp Sale
From start to finish. Our entire stock of DRESS
GOODS will go at one-third ofF. Our entire stock of
Children's, Boys' a.nd Men's Clothing at one-third off.
Children's, Misses' and Ladies' Slippers one-third off.
Douglas Shoes and Oxfords will go at $2.69.
Don't overlook this Sale, but come to
The Leader of Low Prices and First-Class
Hardy's I'rl.o linking I'owder In
going like hot cakes. Ask for It.
Hardy's Prize Making I'owder la the
kind to use In your baking.
FOR SALK Two good residence
properties, cheap. II. A You.no.
S, II. liray of Tipton delivered a con
signment of pictures to parties in this
Father Vincent Mulneh will 1111 his
regular appointment at the Catholic
church In thin city Sunday
C. N. Herbert n real estate man from
Omaha, Neb , was looking over our
farm and mineral lands this week,
Assessor (ieorgc A. Logan Is now en
gaged in assessing the property of
property owners in 0-agc township.
A basket picnic will by held near
ttwan.ig next Tuesday, August '1th, to
which the public generally is invited.
L. II. Davidson of Fortuna, whoso
wife was buried here last week was
looking after business matters hero
Willie dlbbs left Monday for I'roc
tor with llshing tackle, and will join
his brother (luy in tormenting the
Dr. W. II, Winn of St. Louis, repre
senting a Life Insurance Co. was do
ing business among our citrens during
the past week.
W. R. Reamer and wife came in from
I'rnator Monday, and Mrs. Ileamer
took the train here for a visit with
friends in tho west.
There will be a game of ball at the
base ball park In this city Sunday
afternoon. The Fortuna team will
cross bats with the home team.
Itert Wright the Colt! Camp butcher,
who has one of thu contracts to fur
nish meats for the construction coin
panics at Cole Camp was here on buiii
W. I). Cox, district orgaul zer of the
Court of Honor, has been eanvabsing
the city for a local Court, and now has
enough signatures to insure the organ
ization of a Court here,
We understand thu team of Indian
base ball players who wore to have
pltiycd the Versailles team on their
home grounds, August :i, have can
celled the date and will not be here.
Joseph I'rice and tloorge ',irIcon
came in from I'urvns Tuesday. Mr.
I'rice was here for the purpose of meet
ing his father, 81 yearn of age who ar
rived hern from Iowa to take up his
residence with his son.
Mrs. Mary Hunter of Kansas City lit
making a visit with her brother and
sister, A. L. mid Miss Nanniu Itoss.
Mrs. Ilattie Davidson of South Mc
Allister, I. T., is a guest of the Koss
family and other friends in this city.
I'rof. C. F. Marbutt of Columbia ar
rived here Monday. Mr, Marbutt Is
l'rofessor of deology at the Missouri
State University and is here for the
1 purpos-i of securing data in connection
with the mineral construction of Mor
gan county. He Is interested in all
formations pertaining to tho earth and
will no doubt, make a good report from
his investigations here.
Mrs. Hen Morrlott and little daugh
ter arrived hero from Oklahoma last
week ami itru making tin extended
visit with relatives In this elty mid
vicinity. Tin! family moved from this
county to Oklahoma teveral years ago.
II. Ilerlngton of flora, Mo., was
brought in from Latham Sunday even
ing and took the train for his hotnu
Monday morning1. He ih sutTering with
a cancerous ulcer on Ills hip, had been
under treatment with Dr. Latham at
J. 11. Margau, the hay buyer of
Hirmlngham, Ala., who purchased the
heavy consignments of hay from Dr.
Woods In this city, came over from
Tipton Monday and has .been quite
sick at thu Martin Motel. He is suf
fering with asthma.
T. 11. l'ottur of California, Mo., was
here Monday and miidu permanent ar
rangements to take the management
of 1). C. Hardy's Concrete Livery sta
bles, Mr, 1 'otter returned to Califor
nia to bring his family here to become
residents of Versailles.
Henry Kramer of Lincoln, Nebraska,
was here last week, and after making
a short tour in the country puiehased
a farm, then investad in a piece of res
idence property. He riimo in Thurs
day morning, made his purchases and
departed in the evening.
Capl. Joseph Stearns and family ar
rived in thin city Tuesday afternoon
from Columbia and have, taken up
their residence on North Fisher street.
Mrs. J. T. Iteale, their daughter who
had been visiting them at Columbia
arrived honu with the family.
Uev. A. II. McICnight Is holding a
revival meeting lit the M. 10. Church
In (ileusted, and he has been ably as
sisted by Ke.v. J. V. Husby of this city,
who preached his first sermon Sunday
evening, while he has delivered sev
eral sermons during the week to largo
C. C. Mageiiheimer of 1'eoria, 111.,
Jcptha Ryan and Ceorgc W. Klcrstead,
of Leavenworth, Kansas, interested in
the Morgan Co. Coal Company and the
principals in the big coal deal consum
mated hem some time ago, were in the
elty this week looking after their in
terests and getting mattur.i shaped up
Miss I'earl R. Ileh.m of Kansas City,
who had seiured the necessary mem
bership for a charter, organized a
lodge of Ladles of Maccabees In Ma
sonic hall in this city Inst Saturday
afternoon with fifteen charter mem
bers. A full set of ollleers wore elected
ami the charter left open for the entry
of Mivur.il who could not be present at
thu first meeting.
There wero seven traveling men
from St. Louis, four from Scdftlia,
three from Kansas City and others
from the east stopping at tho City
Hotul Monday. This shows conclu
sively that the traveling salesmen rec
ognize Versailles as u first-class point
to do business, or they would not come
here In droves. Sunday H.U people
were fed at the City Hotel, which is
no bad showing for Landlord Fair
Kxeur.slun on the llrnnch to Home
vilhi next weekStreet Fair.
Musician .lohn llrokmeyer gave the
Democrat a free vocal and Instrtnneii-
al concert Wcdnetday.
Next week thu lloonvlllu Struct Fair
will occupy tile 1in.it ds. There will be
special rates on thu railroads.
Mesdamus .lohn l (Jlbbs and It. I'.
Andursou took their .Sunday school
clashes to thu (iravols for an outing
Circuit Clerk V. C. Thomas last Sat
urday issued u marringu llcente to
Charles M. Naylor and Miss Delhi
Shult, both of Versailles.
Miss Mabel Sweeyey, sister of II . A.
Young, who had been visiting here
jeteral weeks, departed for her Iowa
home Wednesday morning.
Joseph l'opper, the lluncuton mer
chant, camu over Tuesday afternoon
and was the guest of the family of his
brother Adolph over night.
Joseph Linvoln, manager of the Del'
relephone .Co., of Sedalia, was here
Wednesday perfecting matters iu con
nection with the system here,
Several outing parties from this city
spent tin; dny lit Sunday at Spe.us'
avc, taking their lunches with them,
and when thu ravs of the sun became
too strenuous they retreated to the In
terior of the cave and cooled olf.
Heverly Hurley arrived here Mon-
lay evening and was at once installed
is cook at the City Hotel. Mr. Hurley
was accompanied by Ids wife, and he
atuo from California, Mo , for the
purpose of taking llie position or lieait
:ook at the Hotel de Fairley.
Messrs. Roy Mooru, regg (Hum.
llershel Mason and Urn Anderson
loaded up last Frldiy night and went
to the Osage river for an old-time llsh
ing excursion. They camped out until
Monday, and munaged to keep cool,
whether tUey bagged liny game or
The Moberly Democrat can't be
good. Now It Is saying that (iovernor
Dockery must have appointed W. R.
I'aiuter, of Carrollton, as a member of
the board of directors of the hchool for
the deaf ami dumb at Fulton because
most any old painter is good at milk
A fishing and picnic party of young
folliR composed of Wallace Clifton, Rob
Stephens, Atwood Long, Warren liole-.
iiid .llut Hubbard, accompanied by
Misses lleulah Hubbard, Annie Clll
ton, Monte and Katie Hardy, diove to
Webster's Lake last Friday and be
sides having more or less fun fishing
they enjoyed a full day's picnic at, the
(Irovnr C Mabry nnd Miss Nannie
L. Hutloii of Col Camp came to Ver
sailles last Saturday and afUr secur
ing a marriage licom-e wero quietly
marrlud by Judge II. K. Neville in the
probate olllee. The couple stopped al
the Martin Hotel until Sunday even
lug when they were escorted to Cob
Camp by Kurt Tucker and lady, when:
they will reside in the future,
Mit,s Kmma Chancy of Lincoln, Nub
general instructor of the Ladies
Woodman Clrchi, was here Monday
and Tuesday making arrangements for
the organization of a circle In this
city. Shu had been in Fortuna ami
was accompanied hens by Mrs, .1. 1'.
Schmidt of Fortuna. We. understand
the Ladies' Woodman Circle will oi
gaiilae here next Monday evening
das. Iluigatnaster has a very ploun
hen, but at thu same time she don't
neglect bubiness on the Sabbath day
When Mr. Jturgutnasler ami wife ar
rived at church Sunday morning the
hen was under thu buggy scat on a iichi
with two eggs In It. She lefralneil
however from disturbing the ehuroh
service by Indulging in time-honored
custom among hens of cackling at the
conclusion of an important event
A recent letter to Win. Woodburn,
president of thu Springfield, .lell'erison
City and Chicago Railway Co., from
thu company's financial agent in New
York, slatei that the contractor i.
ready to go to work within flftei.n
days from the uignaturu of the con
tract, and eomolete thirty-flvu miles of
constmutlon within ninety days. '1 his
Is conlldcd In a letter from President
Woodburn of this place one of the
directors, I.lnn Cicck Reveille. '