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A Woman Hung
Around hor sweetheart's
neck und begged liim to get
a hair-cut and shave ut the
host Barber Shop in the
city, which ho found to be
ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEWS.
llardv's Trine Hakim? I'owder is
joing like hot cakes. Ask for it.
The Angust examination for teach
ers1 certificates will be in session here
to-day aii'l to-morrow, to be in charge
of the County Hoard of hdncatlon.
Hyrd Scnjglns who has been with
"The lied Flap" for the past two
years, has severed his connection with
that firm and together with Sam Mob
ley departed Wednesday morning for
Denver, Colorado, where they expect
to find employment.
Mrs. V. A. C. Ntockard, mother of
the groom in tin: Stoekard-liusby wed
ding anl President of Cottey College
at Nevada, returned to her home last
Friday. She came on the eve of her
non's wedding and was a guest of the
Husby family until her departure.
Arno Woods, son of Dr. and Mrs. 1'.
;. Woods, who has been sojourning in
Trinidad, Colorado, for several months
past returned home last haturday.
Arno hub decided to take a course in
college and will start in this fall in
one of the- many Missouri institu
tions. The Presbyterian ladies will not
hold tin- whistling entertainment on
August L'.'ith as advertised last week,
as it is impossible for I'rof. Ireland the
whistler, to be present on that date.
The entertainment will be held Tucs
veiling, September 1st, at the Opeia
A large barn, owned by .lohn Imh-r
living near Harnett, was totally des
tioycd by tire last Sunday night, with
the' contents consisting of hay, grain
and farm machinery, entailing consul
eiable loss, tiny Kldwull, Mr. Inilcr's
Mm-m-law, who was visiting the fam
ily, lost two line horses and harness in
.1. II. KnipuicyiT. of Higginsville,
arrived hero Wednesday and is the
guest of his son, Attorney A H. Kulp
meyer. Mr. K. Is a pleasant gentle
limn and a piomluenl hardware iier
ehuul of Higginsville, and having
ln-aid something of our excellent re
sources wanted to be "shown' some of
them, which his son lias taken occasion
llaoll, the two-year-old son of Mr.
anil Mrs. S. M, Kiirlywlne, died in the
noiithwcst part of town Wednesday
morning at t, o'clock. The family came
to Versailles two weeks ago fiom Will
hon llend and were tcmpoiarlly quar
tered in a tent 'J he little one was
taken to Willson Hend yesterday and
buried In the lloache cemetery.
'jiilte a tm in I--: r from here took in
the ntreet fair at Tipton last I'rlday.
The third nine of base bull players
were among the number, and played a
team of Tipton players which resulted
in a sco! i! of 14 to 1 In favor of Ver
sailles. Our boys say all they got for
their fun was a room to dress In, while
thuy had the pleasure of paying their
The Hank of Morgan County lias
been undergoing u complete transfor
mation on the Inside. New paper now
uijorns the wall, the fixtures have
been painted a cherry color and var
nished and the Hours have been coveted
with linoleum, and the metal ttlm
liilngs on the counters hronged, V, M.
Dull' did t)ie win lc and the Hank pre
units the appeaiance of a metropolitan
S, I', Kalley, secretary of the Mor
(jnu County Fruit tSrowcr Association,
U limiting an effort to get up a fruit
exhibit, such iik was held In Veri-Mlle
last (all. The main chseutiul to a fruit
exhibit is u variety of pood fruit, and
Mr. Halluy has been circulating among
our fruit growers this week to ascer
tain whether the crop will Justify the
undertaking. He showed us some
sample of apples which he had m
cured Monday, and if those are liny in
dication of what the apple ciop Ik In
thin county the exhibit would be a sue
tens. They were beau tie i,
f Dudley Mciiiii j
0 Opposite Opera House Mock,
J VERSAILLES, MO. 0
Ten Commandment for thlH
The Columbia Herald publishes the
following ten commandment which
would prove good for Versailles:
"1. Thou nit alt prefer no other town
"i. Thou shalt not knock on this
town to the stranger within Its gates.
'.I. Thou (.halt patronize the Indus
tries of this town to the exclusion of
those of other towns for in the busi
ness of Versailles Is thy life.
"4. Thou shalt realize the defects
of the town and seek to remedy them,
both as an Individual and a a unit in
the community, but thou shalt keep
all comment upon these defects for cir
culation within the corporation limits.
Thou shalt not envy thy neigh
bor who has a bigger liousu nor thy
neighbor who has a bigger business.
"r Thou shalt eucourago by word
and deed and cash subscription every
enterprise ttiat has for its purpose the
building up of the town in wealth, in
temporal convenience or In righteous
ness. "7. Thou shalt remember that thou
art not an individual but that thou art
part of a community und that thou
hast duties not only to thyself and thy
family hut to the community.
"8. Thou shalt vole with an eye
und a ballot single to the Interests of
the town and vote every time in cau
cus, primary, convention, and general
"It. Thou shalt put the Interests- of
the entire community above the inter
ests of any individual, corporation, or
faction or clique or ward or party.
"10. Thou shall boost and not
Mercerized Table Linen,
Very fine, worth per yurd
goes for 75c. M. Joauhimi's
Cut Price Cash Store.
liiviiiy Team Drowned.
Wednesday of last week a colored
driver for .lames Mooie the liveryman
of Tipton had a thrilling experience
while on his way home from a trip to
tills city. Mr. Moore's line teams
make almost daily visits to Versailles
bringing passengers who are unable
to make connections on the railroad.
On the occasion In question the driver
hail biought some party to this city
and while here a storm hud caused a
rise in the Moroau nine miles south of
Tipton. The team was a fine pair of
matched hoi set, and were attached to a
On arrival at the stream the driver
made an attempt to ford It, but was
unsuccessful. The team was drowned
and the buggy carried dowu stream by
I he rapid current and has not been
fo ind as yet. Mr. Moore Is not very
well lixed linancially and the loss to
him will be quite heavy. The drivur
escaped try swimming to shore.
What limy Say In Colorado.
Mrs. A. A. Ilnwley, one of the lead
ing women of Colorado, in F.peaking of
Mr. and Mrs. I). H, Ireland, writes rib
follows: "It is a pleasure- to commend
tlie sincerity and finish of her work as
an impersonator, while her charming
IM-rsonality, and ardent desire to make
what she docs tell for the wood of
humanity, is an asnurancu that her
iiiimbeiH will be rellned und elevating.
Whistling as an art Is so rare that
I'rof. Ireland's fascinating gift of in
terpreting bird language, with a voice
of great sweetness, cannot fail to be
attractive to everybody, and together
these accomplished artists give a most
varied and delightful entertainment."
Themj two artists will entertain the
people of Versailles on TiiCMlay even
lug, Sept. 1, ut the Opera House.
For Log Kolliiiir,
Secretary Leslie lias been notified by
Ccncral Passenger Agent H. C. Town
send of the Missouri I'acillc railro.id
that a rate of ouu ami one-third fare,
would be given to the log rolling here
on August '.'Stli from points on Uie
Versailles brunch from Versailles to
Tipton, not Including Tipton. The
rate will be for regular trains return
ing on August auth. The regular trains
on the Versailles branch do not run so
that connection uau be made at Tipton
for the special train which will b run
through there from Sedulla, hence the
strulght one and one-third fare rale on
thu regular trains. This should bring
a large uumber ol Morgan county peo
ple to thu log rolling. State Tri
bune. The man who cannot be beaten Is he
who holds his head up when he has
CARL W, BIERSACH
At the "Red Flag," Versailles, Mo.
.A Porleot ZMCodlolxio.
grand!eRS HEALTH RESTORER
FOR THE STOMACH. . FOR THE KIDNEYS. FOR THE LIVER.
Dr. Donovan at Versailles.
Or. V. F. Donovan, the Chicago Eye-
sight .Specialist, arrived here Tuesday
evening and is quartered at thu City
Hotel, where he may be consulted un
til nest Tuesday morning. This being J
the Doctor's third visit here he needs
no introduction to the people of Ver
sailles and Morgan county, lie lias
executed nome tine work for customers
who have consulted him on his previ
ous visits, and the editors of this paper
can testify to the merits of his superior
lens.'s graduated to suit the eyd. Dr.
Donovan docs not make it a business
of running down other traveling eye
specialists or finding fault witli their
Inferior work, but is a professional
gentleman who Is willing to let the
merits of his work rest entirely with
ills customers. This fact alone gives
him prestlgu over those who follow
him and by Illegitimate met'. oil at
tempt to prejudice the community
against his professional ability. Dr.
Donovan will do justice to his custom
ers at any cost, und with his high
grade of glasses and facilities for do
ing llrst-claas service as an eyesight
specialist, is ready to back up what he
professes, and his frequent visits prove
that he is an eye physician of high
standing. Cull on him at the City
Killed at u Crossing.
The following telegram in Wednes
day's Republic given the particulars of
a lutal accident wlileli occurred at a
crossing in Tipton Monday evening:
"Mrs. Patterson und daughter of Kan
sas City, Mo,, arrived in Tipton Mon
day on Missouri I'aelflc train No. 2 and
immediately started to the country
with Mr. I'omburg, whom they had
cotno to visit. When they readied the
railroad crossing in the eastern part of
town they were struck by train No. 1,
killing Mrs. l'etorson and terribly
mangling ,tho body. Miss Patterson
jumped and received only slight inju
ries. Mr. I'omburg hud one leg broken
nnd both horses were killed outright."
This was the train which Mes
lames Max Joachiml and It. Q. Kelly
took out of Tipton on thulr trip to
Denver, and the accident caused a delay
of several hours, and they missed con
nit! Hons at Kansas City. Mrs. O. A.
Williams, mother of, these two ladles,
received a postal card from them dated
at Kansas City, telling" of the above ac
cident which derailed their train but
no one on the train was Injured. They
stated that the scene presented a sad
sightt and licsldes thu fatal accident to
Mr, rattcrsou, andMr l'omburg's serl
ous Injury, the vehicle was smashed
into splinters, the young iBdy being
fortunate to escape with slight inju
ries. The rising generation owes much to
thu inyentor of the alarm Clock.
Dry Goods and Notions,
SHOES AND HATS,
EUREKA MEDICINE CO., BUNCETON, MO.
World's Fair Now.
APPOINTED HVPKIIINTK.NDKKT OK K1IUOA
TION. The appointment of I'rof. U. V.
Huchanan, of Sedaiia, as Superintend
ent of Education for the Missouri
World's Fair Commission is announced.
I'rof, Huchanan will have in charge
thu preparation, collection and instal
lation of the Missouri educational ex
hibit at thu World's Fair. Superin
tendent Huchanan is one of thu best
known educators In thu statu and his
selection will be generally approved,
.ludge .1. II. Hawthorne of Kansas City
is chairman of the Missouri Commis
sion's Department of Education. Work
has been begun upon the exhibit
which will be the largest, most uom
prehenslve and most valuable ever
made by the Statu at any Exposition.
MIHHOUIII KD1TOHS AT MIMHOOIII IIUII.O
INO, The Missouri l'ress Association will
hold its annual mid-summer session
within the World's Fair (Jrouuds, St.
Louis, on the 27th and 2Hth of this
month. The organization will be the
first one from Missouri to visit In n
body the Missouri State building now
well under way toward completion. In
honor of the event thu Missouri Com
mission has appointed Hon. I, F,
I'arker to welcome the editors, in
whose behalf a reponse will be made
by 1'residcnt Howard Kills, of New
Florence. The northeast, northwest,
southeast and southwest press associa
tions will all bo represented in thu
gathering whleh will be dined and en
tertained by the World's Fair. Secre
tary H. M. White estimates that thu
probable number of editors and their
Kansas City Southern Railway
Straight as the Crow FllM"
KANSAS CITY TO THE QULP
PAS8INQ THfcOUOn A ORBATER DIVERSITY OF CLIMATE,
BOIL AND RESOURCE) THAN ANY OTHER RAILWAY
IN THE WORLD, FOR ITS LENOTH.
AIopr Ui lino are the fl.:ut land, suited for growing small grain, corn. flat,
cutVont for commorclslspMlesndpescborclisrdii.tur other fruits anil Ix'rrlfi;
(or commercial cantaloupe, potato, tomato sua goneral truck farum; fur
sugar cano and rlceculllvatlont formcrrhantablalfmhor: for railing horses,
mules, cattlo, nogs, sheep, poultry and Angora goats, at price ranging (run)
FREB GOVERNMENT HOMESTEADS
to twnnt-flvo dollars or wore per acre. Cheap round-trip, liumnsonkers and
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN RAILWAY
TUB SHORT L.IN8TO
'INEXPENSIVE AND COMFORTABLE HOMES."
M. D. BUTTON. TMV. PAM. AST., . Q. WANNCN, a. P. AND T. A. ,
KANSAS CITV, MO. KANSAS CIT, MO.
f. B. ROCtLCR, TMV. PASS. AND IMIS'N AST., KANSAS ClTV, MO.
wives who will attend ut three hun
dred. Among those on the program
extending through two days, are: 1lon.
David H. Francib, W. L. Mnorchoud,
the Hopkins Journal, it. A. Itoy, of the
lionne Terre Dcmocrut-Uuglster, .1. I'.
Campbell, of the Doniphan Prospect
News, Clark, llrown of tile Union Tri
bune, John Heal of thu Mexico Mes
sage, It. Earl Hodges of the Mokane
Herald-1'ost, Ovid Hell of the Fulton
Gazette, Hen F. Wood, Laredo Tribune,
W. L. Held, PostOMcc Inspector, .1. S.
Morton, Smlthville Star, .1. 1'. Tucker,
l'arkvllle (Jazette, L. P. Roberts, Mem
phis Democrat and W. K. Howies,
nun: piiuK-wiNM.wi pitmrs.
HIncU berries an inch und a half in
length will be exhibited under Mis
souri fruit production in the Statu
Building at the World's r'nir. The
specimens referied to are the contribu
tion of . I. A. McKinley, of Union villi,
l'utuam county, and are of the Erie
variety. They were shipped to the
Missouri Commission's Kansas City
office for preservation in liquids.
A box of Hurbauk plums collected at
Unlonville last week, was also of spe
cial merit. The fruit was grown by
M. II. Longhead, of near West Lib
erty. Putnam couuty is desirous of
carrying off some fruit premiums at
the World's Fair.
(llensted Lodge, A. F. &. A. M. will
give a Masonic picnic on Wednesday,
Aug liUtli, at (ilenslad; all members of
Versailles Lodge together with thulr
families have been cordially invited
to attend. A. L. Ross, W. M., Ver
sailles Lodge No. 117, A. F. A A. M.