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Aorgao County Democrat
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oct. 2, 1903.
23D ANNUAL FALL OPENING OF
Friday & Saturday,
This display will present the richest Collec
tion of Choice and Up-to-date MILLINERY.
A beautiful line of
Ready-to-wear Hats and Children's Hats. In fact
we have the Largest and best selected stock we
have ever handled.
ON TOP IN 8TYLE8,
AT THE BOTTOM WITH PRICES.
A cordial welcome to nil. Rcmombor the date.
MRS. J. W. BOLES.
East Side of Square.
S LOCAL NEWS.
Call for Hardy's Prize Unking Pow
der. Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoes at the
!o to I lardy's grocery undakk for hi
Frlze Making Powder.
Hardy's I'rlzo linking Powder Is
going lllii'. hot cakes. Able for It.
FOR SALE Two good residence
properties, cheap. II. A, Youko.
Dr. Cord Ilohling of I'yrmont was
transacting business in Versailles lost
No lire or second-hand goods ut the
"FAMOUS." All new, at u reasona
If you want pure clean Ice, fresh
Moats and Groceries, leave your order
with I). C. Hardy.
' Children's stylish and becoming Hats
a specialty at the Millinery liazaar on
MUtli side court house.
-fumes E. Clark made a business trip
to Eldon Monday and says things ap
pear pretty lively there.
Adolph Popper has been In the east
ern market for several days securing
bargains for his store here.
Don't forget the place for new, good
and reliable Foot Goods for men. do
and see them, at the "FAMOUS."
J. VV. Kirk, our energetic furniture
mm, has purchased the fine Spur lock
residence on South Fisher street.
Messrs. Dudley and Slocum who re
cently sold their barber shop here to
Tuck ley & Kidwell, have purchased u
restaurant at Eldon.
The grand millinery openings of our
two enterprising milliners are billed
for to-day unci tomorrow. Of course
all the women will be on hand.
The Lamlnu Itaptist Association will
iB.ee t in Syracuse next Wednesday and
continue several days. A number from
tfie Versailles congregation will be In
Protracted meeting will begin at
Rethleham between Florence and Ot
terville on Sunday, October 11, by lie v.
I. Barber the pastor, at which time
three deucona and one preacher will
.(i. O. Parker of Stover took one of
the prizes at the recent agricultural
exhibit at Cole Camp for the second
best display of ear corn and first prize
for the best display ot millet. This
peaks well for Morgan county and for
Mr. Parker as one of our farmers.
You will find Mrs. J. W. Ilolos well
prepared with the very latest ideas in
hcadwar, her buyer having had the
advantage of visiting the Denver, Kan
saa City and St. Louia market this
2 and 3.
Hardy's Prize linking Powder Is tins
kind to UM! iti your baking.
Attorney D. B. Wray attended Miller
county circuit court at Tuscuuibla last
Rev. J. K. McCloskey ailed his ap
pointment at the Presbyterian Chureli
in this city lust huuduy, morning and
Mttle Misses Iteadwcar, latent and
most stylish, fouud at the South Side
Millinery lln.uar. Little girls invited
to call and see the beauties.
State's Attorney Anion A. Knoop baa
the frame work of his new house on
McNnlr Heights completed ready to be
enclosed, and it will evidently be a
Mioses llyrd Maddox and Emily
Meyer at present of Uravols Mills,
were' in Versailles Saturday. Our en
terprising young attorney Price Jones
Mrs. S. It. Price returned Wednesday
evening from Marshal! where she spent
the week previous, anil where she at
tended the Chamberluiii-Osbornc wed
ding Tuesday morning.
The electric light plant on the
municipal ownership plan ought be
a go in Versailles. It will either be
this or no lights, as the citizens will
not consent to giving the franchise to
a private corporation.
Our merchants rntiort a vond trail
on nil fall goods, and uro buying big
stocks this fall. Our twnntu Mm In lin
in pretty fair shape generally and we
are giau to nee turn improved condition
among our business men.
All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at
One-fourth the Price.
READY MADE SKIRTS.
All of our new Fall Dress Goods are ready for inspection.
The Leader of Low Prioes and First-Olass
See the beautiful line of Trimmed
Hats at Mrs. J. W. Doles', East aide
K. A. Crewson spent several days tho
latter part ot last week on business in
Pattern Hats, latest style, hew and
fresh at liazaar south side public
The finest line of worsted pants ever
brought to Versailles can be seen at
Assessor George A. Logan of Syra
cuse was here Monday on business con
nected with his ofllelal duties.
The lawyers have formed a union in
Joplln, and we suppose they will go
on a strike if big fees are not paid.
Missouri has 10,000 school houses, an
average of nearly loo to the county.
This is no bad showing as to our edu
K. D. Woods will fill his regular ap
pointment at Hopewell Sunday morn
ing and afternoon, and will preach at
Harnett Sunday evening.
Remember the Millinery Opening at
liazaar south side square. Come and
see the beauties in headwear. Mrs.
Olive A. Child, Manager.
Thomas Miles of Rlvcrview was in
Versailles on business Tuesday. Mr.
Miles is a strong supporter of Circuit
Attorney Folk mid his manner of re
form In public affairs.
Rev. L. J. ltaughman departed last
Friday for Lincoln, llenton county, to
fill his appointment ut Mt. Pleasant,
four miles south of that place. The
linptlst congregation there have been
holding a series of meetings this week.
We are not just beginning the free
delivery of meats to our customers but
have been delivering free of charge
ever since we began business and will
continue to do so. Lunve your orders
for Meut, Groceries and Ice with D. C.
James K. Clark will in the near
future move his family to Sedalia,
where ho owns a piece ot property, and
where Harry his son, Inteuds to attend
business college. Mr. Clark will still
retain his marble yards here and do
business the same as though his family
Tho Old Settlers' Day at Windsor
drew a crowd from four counties antl
was one of the most pleasant gather
Ings on record. It Is estimated that
4,000 people were present. This Is
clear evidence that old settler's meet'
logs are a good drawing card and
should be an incentive to the men who
have called the meotlng to organize in
Versailles to place their association on
a solid basis on the startout.
At a meeting of the officers nnd mem
hers of the Christian Church In this
city last Sunday afternoon it wns de
cided by unanimous vote to retain
Rev. E. 11. Woods for another year.
The friends of liro. Woods will be glad
to learn that he and his excellent wife
are to stay among us. Rev. Woods is
an able young minister and has made
many friends here and at his different
appointments in this neighborhood.
you one of our $4.00
Black, Dark Grey and
miss this chance, but come and get one.
Host line of Stylish Hats for ladles
and misses, at Millinery llataar, South
J. II. Sllvcy was hero several days
last week fixing up some personal mat
ters. He is well pleased with his new
position as tie inspector for tho Mis
souri Pacific at Hagnell.
WANTED Prairie Farms, from i0
acres up. I nm receiving plenty of In
quiries from Iowa, Illinois and Ohio
people, about Morgan County. Thoy
will begin coming In soon. II. A.
YOUNO, In office of Probate Judge.
Charles Petty, who severed his con
nection with the "Fair" several months
ago to accept a position with the Ed.
Weston Tea and Spice Co., of St. Louis,
visited home folks here over Sunday
last. Charley has been traveling In
Southwest Missouri, Arkansas and Tex
as, and has been having splendid suc
cess since he started In as a commercial
traveler. His friends In Versailles are
glad to learn that Mr. Petty Is doing
well in his adopted profession.
Mrs. I. A. Falrley of the City Hotel
is In receipt of nn "At Home" card an
nouncing the marriage of Mrs. Flora
Lillian Turner to C. Franklin (iray
blll, both of Kansas City. The wed
ding occurred Sept. 14th. The bride
is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James
Eubnnks and Is n niece of Mrs. Fairley.
The card announces that they will be
at home in Kansas City after October
1st, at SS01 Park avenue. Miss Eubanks
is well known In this elty.
Two work trains ran together a
short distance west of llelle lat Sat
urday and Charles Uallop the engineer
of the west bound train was instantly
killed and his fireman Ilirnin Jones re
ceived injuries which caused him to be
taken to the hospital. The dead man
had but recently moved to Eldon from
Trenton this slate with his family con
sisting of u wife and three small chil
dren. Mrs. Uallop took her husband's
remains to Trenton for burial.
Miss Katherlne Curtis and sister,
Mrs. Avery, came In from Chicago and
stopped in this city last Friday and
Saturday. They were accompanied by
Pres. Stoue of the New York State
Press Association, a prominent char
acter In the Empire state. The ladles
ure daughters of General Curtis of
Omaha, Nebraska. They drove from
here to Gravios Mills and from there
to Proctor where Mr. Stone has a large
tract of mineral land, which he Is pre
paring to have thoroughly prospeeted.
While out hunting at the Versailles
ford on the Moreau, Monday after
noon, Jelf Allee, a son of W. Joe Alice,
living 3 miles west of town, had the
mlsfortunute to shoot himself in the
left haud with a shot gun. He was
carrying tho gun over his back with
his right hand on the stock and his left
hand over the other end of It, when It
was accidentally discharged. Tho en
tire load, which was of No, 4 shot,
passed through his hand, tearing out
a large hole and making a very puin
fnl wound. The wound was dressed
and at present ho is getting along
nicely. California Dispatch.
Skirts. We have
New Fall Opening.
Our Fall Opening takes place to-day
nnd tomorrow, at which time the fin
est display of up-to-date Pattern Huts
we have ever shown to our customers
will bo on our counters. These Hats
for ladles and misses have been selected
n tho city markets by an experienced
buyer and will bo offered at remark
ably low prices. We want every lady
n Versailles to inspect these goods
which are new, fresh anil of the most
stylish designs. Remember, at the
South Side Millinery liazaar. Mis,
Olive A. Child, Manager.
S. U. Ettcr, one of Eldon's business
men, was ou our streets Tuesday,
Ex Representative C. Teinmo of
Excelsior wns a visitor here Tiics-
August Wclpman of Gravios Mills
was transacting business with our mer
Arthur Norfleet and U. O. Sterling
the Excelsior morchants were here on
business Tuesday. '
Presiding Judge Howcn, Judges
Shenkel and Willsou, were here Mon
day on county court business.
Miss Zuo Kelly of California, Mo.,
arrived here Monday for a short visit
with her brother, Dr. R. Q. Kelly, and
Leave your orders for Meat nnd Ico
with us. All orders executed promptly
nnd goods delivered free as usual.
D. C. Ha mi v.
The County Court met as n Hoard of
Appeals In this city Monday and acted
upon merchants' taxes and other mat
ters coming up for adjustment.
Mrs. Elllc Avery who had been vis
iting friends here for the past two
weeks, left yesterday for Asplu, Col
orado, where she expects to reside in
Mrs. Phoebe Harrison of St. Louis
arrived in Versailles lust Saturday
from Lamonte. She Is a sister of Dr.
A. O. Williams, and after spending
Sunday with the family, teft Monday
morning for her homo.
Mrs. A. L. White and Ilertha Ilolzcr
of Fortuna drove through this city
Wednesday. Thoy were accompanied
by George Holzer, of Hickory 111)1,
father of Miss Holzer. Thoy were on
their wuy to Cole comity.
II. II. Harmon of Kuiisas City, ami
Win. Geddls of Denver, two of the
gentlemen interested In our clay re
sources, were here Monday and were
driven into the clay districts by 14. A.
Crewson and George 1'. Clark.
J. J. Murphy and wife of St. Louis
are spending tho week with Dr. anil
Mrs. A. O. Williams. Mr. Murphy Is
on the police force in St. Louis, being
an officer in the Second District. Mrs.
Murphy is Dr. Williams' niece.
C. E. Harrison, son-in-law of the late
Major Marvin, and II. F. Tuylor came
over from Eldon last Saturday and
spent Sunday in Versailles. Major
Marvin it will be remembered wax
chief engineer of the new road but
died before tho completion of tho grad
ing Into Versailles.
Roy Avery, well known to the peo
ple of Versailles, and whose former
wife, Bftle Avery, secured a divorce
in August, last Friday assisted Mrs.
Olltc Prater In securing a ilivoreo from
her husband at Monet, anil a few min
utes after this proceeding they secured
a marriage license and were married.
S, II. Hogeland and K. 14. Freeman
of Yates Con tor, Kan., were In this
city the first of this week looking after
their interests at the old Huffman
mine now controlled by their com
panythe Versailles Mining and In
vestment Co, They left Tuesday just
before Manager D. T. Freeman struck
the rich zinc bed.
The marriage of Pcrelval E. Cham
berlain and Miss Virginia II, Osborne
was consummated at Marshall Tuesday
morning ut II o'clock, Rev. D. M, Clag
gett of Sedalia officiating, The bride
Is the daughter of Mrs. M, D. Osborue,
formerly of Versailles, ami has many
warm friends here. The groom Is a
Kansas City businessman, Thocouphs
immediately left on a tour In Colorado,
after which they will return nnd make
Kansas City their home. Thu Demo
crat joins with their host of friends In
I wishing them all the happiness concen
trated la thu marriage relation.