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Foe Clovomor, 1001,
HON. JOSEPH W. FOLK,
Circuit Attorney of St. Louis.
Folk seems to be one of the
St. Joseph 1ms a Folk Club
with S00 members.
Champ Clark, the great politi
cal war-horse, favors Senator
'.'ockrell for President.
Head Joseph W. Folk's splon
did speech on the inside of this
ksuo. Delivered last Saturday
Joseph W. Folk will speak at
Moberly, September 7th, Labor
lay. Tin- meeting will be under
the management of the labor
nnions of .several counties.
State politics is warming up
pretty lively now, even though u
few policy Democrats claim thai
it is too early. O, well, it may
be a litlli- too early for them.
The rutitement of Secretary
Koot fro'ii President iioosevelt's
riihinul, ii. is to lie hojied, is also
a ret item "nt of snobbery from
tli" military department of our
Oenond Miles, as the retired
in-ad-of the military department
of the government, stands su
pri'moly above the snobs who
l. m: tried to humiliate him one
f tho grandest soldiers of the
The Hon. Joseph W. Folk's
speech at Palmyra last Saturday
i a masterpiece of good argu
ment for civic righteousness, and
should by read by every citizen
n. the stfitc. It will be found in
''nil on the inside pages ol the
A North Missouri paper tells
a book agent who took refuge
iiiider the edge of a hay stack
luring a storm. The lightning
wti-uck him on thu cheek and,
glancing off, killed a mule iiuO
vn ids away. The book agent
The Folk boom is growing at
rapid strides in all parts of the
state. Many clubs ate being
formed in the larger, as well as
the smaller cities, and the senti
ment of reform Ls gaining. The
people are in the saddle and will
not dismount until Mr. Folk is
l.mded safely in the guberna
The people of Missouri havo
become very tired of having it
thrown into their teeth from
v ery section of the country that
the state legislature is made up
f a gang of boodling knaves,
it-id its state senatorial chambers
8e tainted with the tincture of
Vr ibe-takiug.soul-scUing, money,
gi abbing Hends who have become
i.old and daring in their dirty
voik, and the people will arise
in their just indignation and the
jio.xt time tlnvy speak It will be
iicard from one ond of our great
YdatoU-o thy other. There will be
-j houho cleaning, uud the work
'IU U douo, wy).U I
Throe victims in Aromore, In
dian Territory, who seemed de
termined to drown themselves,
drank nine bottles of bay rum
and wood alcohol. One passed
in his checks and the other two
are mighty sick.
The spectacle of a special train
of crazy people left Fulton for
Farmington last Wednesday. It
was a transfer by order of Oov
ernor Doekory of patients from
one state insane asylum to an
other, and consisted of seventy
men and fifty women. It took
twenty attendants to transfer
the train load.
Concerning the alleged "leaks"
in the Missouri grand jury rooms
the Mexico Ledger says: "There
seems to be as much of a leak in
the grand jury room in Jefferson
City as the one in St. Louis. At
torney General Crow is no more
to blame than Prosecuting Attor
ney Folk. Enterprising newspa
per men will continue to get the
news when they go after it."
Business men from all sections
of the state concentrated in the
wholesale district of St. Louis
last week and there were many
favorable comments upon the
subject of Joseph W. Folk for
governor They say the people
everywhere scout at any candi
date mentioned aside from the
able prosecutor. These men
were not all Democrats, either.
A Philadelphia inventor an
nounces that he has discovered a
method whereby silver may be
turned to gold. lie has inter
ested capitalists in the scheme
and has erected a mammoth
plant in Pennsylvania. Scientists
say his experiments have proved
tho success of his theory. If the
converting plant proves success
ful thero will lie a net profit of
!vlG(5 per cent on the cost of sil
ver. The St. Louis World is waging
a fierce campaign against Folk
for governor. The motives of
that paper will be better under
stood when it is known that the
World is owned imd controlled
by the Pullers of St. I.ouis.
Folk is the principal cause for
Hutler being lound guilty of
bribery and b.,odling and being
under a penitentiary sentence.
Under the cireiniifitancos it is
hardly expected that Hutler
would have the kindest feelings
toward Folk but ho shows bad
taste in making it so. Howard
The Statesman last week pub
hshed an ill-bred, dirty attack
upon Judge James B. JIazoll, our
able and efficient circuit judge,
not one word of which was true
without one redeeming feature
from any standpoint it may be
tnkon. The article was uncalled
for nod is an index of a depraved,
low down character, and would
hardly be permissible in refer
big to the most profligate being
in a community, much less to
come in connection with a man
like Judge Huzoll, whose char
acter and legal judgment on the
bench are above reproach. It
seems strange that the States
man editor will allow his parti
san prejudice to got tho bettor
of what little manliness there Ik
left with'm him
Of what does a lnul taste In your
month remind you? It indicates that
vonr Hloui.-M.-h Ik in bud condition anil
will remind you that there is nothing
i pood for such a disorder un Cham
berlain's Htoniach A. Mver Tablets uf.
tur having once used them. They
clcanie ami Invltfoi ate. the stomach
and regulate the bowels. Kor Mile ut
cents per box by Witten Dru Co
PACTS 1IOILKD DOWN.
A harness-broken zebra ls
Ton to twelve ships a day ar
rive in the port of Now York.
The price of lalor in Alaska in
81.50 to $0.50 a day, with board.
Hot weather is no more dan
gerous to fat peoplo than to
India exported 10,212,155 bush
els of wheat during the last sea
In Saxony there is an indus
trial school for every 14,041 in
habitants. Four hundred and thirteen
miles of railway are to bo built
Tho wheat crop of Oklahoma
is estimated officially at -10,000,-000
The manufacture of musical
instruments occupies 510,000 per
sons in Germany.
In tho last year the United
States has paid in ocean freights
to foreign ships 820,000,000.
M. Curie, the discoverer of
radium, has found that the rays
of radium color glass a violet
Tho brains of the Japanese,
both male and female, avwrage
greater weight than those of tho
So little have tho industries of
India been affected by the Brit
ish occupation that the native
smith still forges locally-made
iron on a stone anvil within eigh
ty miles of Simla.
On the plea that the currents
are uncontrollable and messages
are liable to be intercepted tins
Australian telegraph authorities
have pronounced against the
Marconi wireless system.
Five hundred farmers around
Rockwell, la., formed a trust,
with 825,000 capital, for market
ing their products. Last year, at
an expense of 810,000, they did a
business of 8020,000 without los
ing a dollar.
Although the Pacific ocean is
comparatively free of storms
hence its name Point Reyes,
Cal., is the windiest place in tho
United States if the matter be
left to the anemometers of the
Pliy.Htciiwi hikI DniggJ.st.s,
Kind V. Sturgeon, n prominent drug
Hi in at Itoch.y Mill Station, Ky., write:
"We were requested by Dr. . II. Nnlg.
ley to send for Ilcrhino for the bene tit
of our customers. We ordered three
doen in December, and wo are glad to
hay, ilerblne hut given such satisfao
Hon that we have duplicated this order
tin cu times, and to-day we gave your
salesman another order. We beg to
say Dr. O. II Snlglcy takes pleasure In
recommending llerbiiiu." 50o bottle at
Witten Drug Co.
Who's Who lu America.
A study o "Who'n Who In America"
discloses the following ratios of
chances of attaining distinction an a
factor In the progress of the age:
The uneducated child has one chance
in inn, Oil'), education in a common
school increases his chances four times,
in a high hcliool XT limes and in a col
lege 800 times.
It follows that every child possible
should have a coll.sgo training. The
advantages of Central College, Fayette,
Missouri, ami Its acfwinmles at Fayette,
Palmyra and Richmond are unions the
best, both in cost of llvlnrr and In edu
cational facilities. Write for cata
logues. Not Over-Wise.
Thero Is an old allegorical picture of
a girl reared at a grass-hopper, but In
tlm act of heedlessly treading on a
MiaUe, 'J'hls is paralleled by the man
who spends a largo mini of money
building a cyclone vellar, but iielcoia
to provide his family witli a bottle of
('haiiibcrlaiu'.s Colli:, Cholcru and Diar
rhoea Kcmi'dy as a safeguard against
bowel complaints, whom) victims out
number those of the cyclone a hundred
to ono, This remedy Is every wheie
recognised as thu most prompt and re
liable medlciim in use for these dis
cuses.. Tor. sale by Wltten Drug Co.
When you are Looking for Good Things,
the Very Best of the Kind,
YOU WILL FIND THEM AT
No Matter If Its
Stoves, Wagons, Buggies, Paints, Oi)s,
Tinware, Wheat Drills, Pumps, or
Windmills, and at about same
prices our competitors sell
goods of inferior grade.
We employ u Tinnor who is a good workman, and do all
kinds ol repair work.
The only place where you can buy
everything in this line.
THORPE BROS., - VERSAILLES.
I DON'T FAIL
Tliut you can got
r The Baldwin
JOHN F. GTHHS, SAM R. PIUCF,
GIBBS & PRICE,
To examine our Books is to be convinced that wo have
the ONLY COMPLRTB SET of Abstracts in Morgan
County, and we challenge investigation.
Real Estate, Loans and Insurance.
Woods' Block, Phone 70, Versailles, Missouri.
Gko. H. Huhuakd,
HUBBARD & KAVANAUGH,
Owners of the only Complete Sot of ABSTRACT
HOOKS. of Morgan County, Missouri.
Real Estate,. InsnrancB and HeutaJ Agents.
Special attention at reasonable rats to property ,
of non-residents, payment of taxes, etc.
'Phone SI. Oflice, 1st Floor, of Court House.
My boy whuti four yearn old wan
take.n with colic, and cramps lu hU
stomach, I mint for thn doctor and he
Injected inorphin, but the child ltept
gutting worse. I then gave hlin. half
a tcaspoonful of Chaiubcrlulu'h Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and lu
I half an hour he was sleeping and i-oon
recovered. V. L. WlllririH, Shell ,l,aUc,
Wis. Mr. WIlhliiH Is book-Ueier for
the Shell Lake Lumber Co, For Mle
by Wltteu Drug Co.
The Commoner (llryan'n paper) for
liirte months and Tins Dkmockat for
ono year, both ircrs, for 1.50. Sub
TO RECOLLECT $
just what you want in
Pianos for Sale..
CllAS. W. KAVANAl'CiH,
Notary anil Abstracter.
nmisually iow rates tit Colorado,
Yellowstoue Park, California and great
northwest. Descriptive mutter and
rail particulars Union Pacific- It. II. Co.,
im'I'Ollve St., St. Louis, Mo.
W. S. Daily, P. (), True, Texas,
wrltou: "My wife hail been sulfering
11 i" years with paralysis in her arm,
whi n I was pursuaded to uko Mallard's
Snow Liniment, which cured her all
rl,fiit. 1 have also used It for old sores,
frost bites, and skin eruptlonti. It does,
the work " ittc, S0u aad II bottle t,
Wltwi Drutf Co.