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rrilillxl.ixt Kvury Frlilnj Mi.mliif;.
HLLMAN & PRICE, Pfoprittnrs.
iVhimM III(Ik-.'!I riniir..l'linrir No. I3rt.
StiliM-npiJon 1 year, In advance
" 0 iiidh " "
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.lorld would take
;n und insert thu
Kollr presented many 1 mo:o in com?" w'" lu
thoughts v. Inch are ! put 's rnisjuo-t principles.
Kni'Tcd in Post Otllec at Versailles
.Missouri as second class mail matter
Far Governor, l!)()l,
HON. JOSEPH W. POLK,
Circuit Attorney of St. Louis.
Cabbtos as big as (clothes
biskfts h:is appeared in Nevada.
Wo) I, by Kraut !
.Springfield is catering to the
newspaper reporters of t'ie city
by feeling a pencil factory.
(i rover Cleveland has refused
to be interviewed. IJe'.'i too
bu.-.y cradling now to talk to n
There's no discount on the
mail's patriotism who persi.sU in
jui.ntinir his house red, uhito
New I-'ranklin ladies held a
"Milkmaids' Coiivention" there
jv.'-ntlv and the cream of society
tuv! std '.k in it.
A Meniphis firm of )lioto
graj)lie:s does business under
lie natii'iof "Mrs. Ki'bokdi I'y.t
torson nod husband."
Fay-tte is the latest to be
caught !y the dazy,'e ot th" foot
liirhts. She is going after a new
opera house, and going after it
The Pleasant Hill Tiuvs last
week pliiced "I'W ( lovornor, Jos.
W Foil.," at the head of iK odi
tonal columns Still the boom
i n" halmo .Ouiity lode;; says
th.il v. ro out wind storm "blov
ono of Colonel Dick Horn's chim
ih'V.s down." How on earth wil!
l)i;k smoke in the future.
1 ho amateur poets ot Kansas
have still this consolation, ttta
tistioa from t,lm suite penitei
liiiry show that the worst erimi
mils read the least poetry.
On the lVi.cn around the Aurora
';ty hall is a sign reading- "Five
dollars' lino fur trading horses
.m the square. " Hut who eve
heard of a horse trade that was
on Iho .square?
Ju.vs county has n Folk dub
which is booming that talented
Missouriui. The organization
was formed at Ilarrisonvillo and
nas about 11U members - evory
Clil H. lioodirmn of Marshall,
nukes the statement th.'l the
emit una file of the Uoinocratk'
party of Saline county are mak
ing Mr. Folk's New Florence ud
dross on good government n
't.jxt of n (Hiirt'ncii's of
dales for Uxm1 sulli-,'.'.'
next election, m.d it js
worthy of consideration by the
voters of this state. "U'e rnpro
duce snrnu of them:
"j here must be a revival of
civic righteousness in the state
and municipal affairs."
"In thu one great sentiment
of civic honor we are behind the
days of our forefathers."
"Doesn't it seem strnngo that
a free jKjoplo should elect thieves
to bo tho makers of their laws?"
"Public ofil'ju is hold too often
merely as a means of oarninir a
livcJUiood easier tlian m private
"The eyes of the world aro on
Missouri. Jw-ry citizen must
either march under tho flag of
decency or tho banner of iniq
uity." "Will -the tijot'.o iu)o or will
I they supinely pnrmit themselves
to 1;" further lleeced until tho
lime comes wlvn it wiil be too
late to protest?"
"Did any ono ever ch.im that
tin; exposure and punishment of
murder, arson or othei crimen
slandered the slate? Why then
are Hdv so sensitive about olli-
cial th eves being caught in thu
net of the law?"
"No grander, nobler ootior-
tunily was ever given to good
pooj . thaii iho light now going
on ! i Missouri ag.unst public
evil'.. It i.s ;i battle of right
:i",Ti,it wrong; of the truth
agau.sl tho false."
'There sue many problems
con I riming the American people
to day, but tboro is none more
senoi.. Limn the subject of iho
eradication of bribery. P.nbery
undermines the foundation ol
government. P.nbery, lJ allowed
to go on, would be fata! to the
civic hie of any people."
"Missouri i.s on trial bofore the
world. Tier bur name is at stuko.
Good citizens must defend her
fr mi Close who wuiild debauch
tier honor lo setii.-.a cud. There
have been many lights for free-
dmo io tiio liiu.-y 01 oivil'trm U.n ,
and the b;i tie is not yet ended.
'Peace hath her victories no lesR
renowned than tn
A Demi -.ttL politician (?) who
si finds, a! the jiroK'nt time, hi
tweon the "devil and the deep
blue sea" on at ate affairs, said on
our streci-. one day tins week,
that "the Folk Club- didn't cut
any ice " and further remarked
that "only the metropolitan pa
pers and a few country Demo
cratsweie responsible for the
Folk buoiii." With the number
ot Folic Uubs now being formed
in all sections of the slate and
newtpap--t i-i i.-uiiy every
county stirring tho people to ac
tion to make Folk the unani
mous choice for ' Govm nor, it
begin? to look "to a man up a
tree" that the "few" are on the
other sid. of the' fence neeniiiL'
through, und only wait.ng a
chance to .vide- into the Folk
Isity with that pa-
Murrain a niJw 'larriajfe
Jttl.1-Ka'iffH ' Tipton last
Uic'lf M-c Rtlen,J '"-hoot at
John I,' 'iBiis in Johnson county
Mis-M'"''' 0 rac"t'' Visited
at.tohn iwft week.
'J'otn P.'ii'- ' ilaughturs visited
at. I ..in lal Sunday.
10.1 IC.cli.i'11 ' Coojisr :iunly rtas
in thNvicu '. -lurday and .Sunday.
Mi. A!.. i- Kni'mau and children of
(iftrih-ii C l; W-uin reiai.vt-s iilt.v
;ia!-KHi'fl-r v:i' "yb'K bojrs in
thu M.n'.!ii-rn ;'t of the county last
ti d.-Hvortd a l .ad of
iwolwrt-nin if t'crtuna
i'Jln.cr Mci' i
cnttlp t..i f'h.ir
fuUo.'i l.nt 1
When you are Looking for Good Things,
the Very Best of the Kind,
YOU WILL FIND THEM AT
No Matter If Its
Stoves, Wasons, Buggies, Paints, Oils,
Tinware, Wheat Drills, Pumps, or
Windmills, and at about same ,
prices our competitors sell
goods of inferior grade.
We employ a Tinner who is a good workman, and do all
kinds of repair work.
The only place where you can buy
everything in this line.
Iluntur Hunt to
.ii.iy to britiK l'rice
, v vi.Ot.
Nina ivju. ot Versailles, is
,t .Ijiul's. California
i no wruih of heaven mav bo
dmv, says iho Kantian (JUy
World, but it is sure'. An hide
pendeuco girl who lius b. t.n
Set-taintng too ue;',;bbo'-!uM..l with
IT. j , in .
wimui in.- i.itiuiiio rreii ( v.ir
miico the song eamo.out, tried it
ot:ontly during a thunderstorm,
jlnr tuiTii'.y Ushed her nut from
under tho wreck of tho piano
ftor the. lightning' struck and it
jook her four hours to "enmo
We have it upon tho authority
of a Springfield newspaper that
tho "remains of a dead man"
voro buried down there recently.
The paper's "xaetness of state
nieiit is to be commended. It
would be Tjfort a unto if tho re.st
of tho .stut" r.hould yet tin; idea
that Spvingiidd buries thi re
mains of live onos. Kansas Oily
Mih.j I. mint 'inly, of Vim saill,
who h.ib liutri. ending tin- past week
' Willi the f.un other cousins, Mrs.
Many Witlu-is mil Mr.. Ii. Ij. llurtru,
mtuitjud Lou ', i-lin;-.d.i.y atturnoon
liuiiLi'tnn '1 r in.-
Miult blip' -. . i-t urm-ii liome Mine
duy fiom .1 . v.lli tli.. family of liif.
iinck-, W. Ii. - -iihuus, of Vi;n.aillrs.
couh.u, A fi'i'tilii'iis, t cturucil
liomi' vi tn littu -liiittcuton Kalu.
Miss Kiln. I Iia.iof Vc-ialllfch, i- tin:
iiW.nl of Ihu' f.io i'.'j of W. C. Scott.
.Mi.ss Ualu v..'1 K.ivi- to-day for Salt
baLv Cuy to -.i,.'. ,1 -isu-r. batur sho
will jjo to i ,.ii,-t.oii whuru nln; will
teach. li'.on-1 i i..;uoi-rat.
.lohn W. Or- ni' i 'i an.l wifn. of Vcr-1
hiiiliiM, wiiru (U. ; i.ms Munilay uiorn
ni' for llu! htati1 -if I'ui.ioi nia, when-th'-y
w.ll sjiuinl M.ini- t ,i or tliri-u
iiiuiitie 'Xr Dr-iiiioli' )n thinl.iiifr ot
locatb.;; n 'JaiiLiau. i'oituna Ki-f-ord
Mi.s, , jifii,, 'r'lif: wuiit lo Vi'i-s-.-ii'li-s.
.s.itui wlinri- i!iu w.-ii. tlm i?uuh& of
Mii?. til li..u Waii im uutil Monday,
whun -hi! Mi-.s Will i.ti iim left for
Coioiail i, Silii'ro tlii'y will mijoy llu
cool r!ii:ritvuutd aliout thu Urst of
rfoptciilicr. j Miss Tutl. is one of the
coutityV :aori 0)inpctut lady teachers
untwl.'oieh her next school near
('.lain - 1'niis. Itunchton Rikik.
K A ' t-wboii, of Vursaille.-i. and (1.
'I'. Oii'ifroy made their liiii'd payun-nts
and M-f li u.iTite on thu tract of land
pt;i( li.i-id homu tiiaii ao of .1. .1 .
liny Hi' The (teal comprised Ufty-one
acres joiniiii,' town and was lou;;ht at
a i'o,i .if d",, loo. They expect to plat
thi- tn.ct .:ito town lots, whii.h will
malic it. valuahlu iroperly, as it joins
the division yimW. Kldon Advertiser.
!liys:ebin and IiMtK;rl.stH.
Foi d .t Htu ii'con, a prominent druif
lb tu at ICoi'Uy Hill Htaiion, Ky , write:
We wen: i.'iiuested nv tlr. U. It Millar
ley to -end for llerhino for llm hem-fit
ol out custoinurh, e onl'-red tnreo
do.i'ii in Di-c.cuihcr, and we are (,'lad to
sa , Ifc-hiiio has ri veil sucli satisfac
tion lh.it we have duplicated this order
thri e Line ,, mid to-day u i;ave your
sale -man another order. We bee to
hay I)r lb 11. .Sni(fley takes pleasure in
recouimeiuliiit' Jleiolno. .Mm liotm. at
Witten Uruu' ',
)m fail to xmwm
!) That you can get just what you want m 1
J. W. KIRK'S.
After having had its rafters
shaken for twonty-lite years oy
the voices ol piou ministers
calling upon sinners to repent,
the Baptist church of Stanberry
has been dragod from its old
locution and converted into
theater. Now it is predicted
that all the old baldhead. will
. . . I (Ii
New u-id ;,, to-date lino of
. . . Stationery
The coiTectlhing in all the latest
stvh's Also a e;reut variety of
iocuh Hrush..s mitl Toilet Arti-
f " s n: d 1'jn assortment of Pocket t
'-'ii. :.i und ee, even if you do I
wihh lo i, lreha-,e.
"us. Wki,x." oiliee in the rear.
V.i ii- iiiiironin-e solicited.
WiTTEK DRBS 80,
The Baldwin Pianos for Sale.
JOHN V. GIBBS,
SAM U. HliK'K,
GIBBS 8c PRICE;
To examine our Boo!cs is to be convinced that wo liave
tho ONLY COM I'LFiTE SRT of Abstracts in Mwrgun
(Jounty, and we idiallenc investiyatiou
Real Estate, Loans and Insurance.
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