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Aorgao County Democrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oot. 18, 1903.
Call for Hardy's Prize Unking Pow
der. Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoes at the
Lund In Nodaway has been sold re
cently at tloo pur ncr.
Hardy's Prize Unking Powder Is
going like hot cakes. Ask for It.
Ed. Cleary, one of Corutn's business
men was here Tuesday on business.
FOR HALK Two good residence
properties, cheap. H. A. Younu.
J. V. Roe came In from Proctor and
transacted business in this city Mon
day. No fire or second-hand goods at the
"FAMOUS." All new, at a reasona
K. C. Iliinburg and (. V. Lnke two
Kansas City drummers, were here get
ting acquainted with our business men
Philip Homer and W. 11. Hewitt of
South Morgan were heie on business
Tuesday, and favored the Democrat
with a friondly eall.
F. I). Harrison, one of our enterpris
ing real estate hustlers, wus In Kldon
Monday transacting business. He was
accompanied by his wife.
The Best lino of Ladies ' and
Children's Jackets and Wraps
and Skirts, Underwear and Ho
siery at Curl W. Biersach'a.
The Diinknrd brethern held a series
of meetings at their church north of
Knob Nosier last week. Several Mor
gan county Dunkards were in attend
ance. Miss Sallie Martin of the Hotel Mar
tin, departed Tuesday morning for
HarrisonvlUi! to make a brief visit
with her brother, Will Martin, who re
sides in Unit city.
Joseph Dougherty of St. Louis ar
rived in Versailles Tuesday and has
been looking over Morgan county
realty lor several days.
The .)ouniab Democrat says Warrens-
burg merchants are meeting quite a
number of Mexican half dollars in
their change these days. Somebody
lias unloaded on theui.
Regular services at the Christian
Church next Sunday morning and even
lug. Our protracted meeting will be'
gin the third Sunday in November.
E. It. Woods.
Hon. T. (. Snorgrass, from the north
part of the county has been in the city
during the week ut the bedside of his
lather, Jesse S. Snorgrass, and was
present at Ills death Wednesday morn
We arc 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. Leave your orders
far Meat, Groceries and Ice with D. C.
A number of base ball enthusiasts
went to Fortuua Sunday afternoon to
witness the base ball game'betweeu
Fortunaand High Point teams, claimed
to have been played for a pot of SJ00.
The pot was won by Fortuna by a
core of 1'.' to 11.
M. W. Uundel of Rochester, N. Y.
accompanied by J. Kernohan of Tip
ton, arrived here Tuesday and drove
to the Oravols. Mr. Uundel is Inter'
ttsted with other's in the Oeunesee Mln
Ing Co., In South Morgan, and was
down there looking after matters In
connection with his mines.
Suits, Underwear, Overcoats
Boots and Shoes, Skirts, Dress
Goods, Blankets, Comforters,
Trunks, Valises, Groceries Ac
Best Values for the least money
at "The Red Flair." Carl Wi
The editor of the Arkansas Mcth
odist believes the cob pipe industry
originated in Franklin county, Mo,
when he resided there years ago. .
poor German, he says, began to make
and sell cob pipes. The stem as well
as the bowl was of cob. The demand
Hardy's Prize Baking Powder is the
kind to use in your baking.
The finest line of worsted pants ever
brought to Versailles can be seen at
J. P. Swarthout, a Chicago business
man, came in Tuesday and was looking '
after some coal lands In this vicinity.
Come, look at our line line of
Fall and Winter Goods. Carl W.
Leave your orders for Meat and Ice
with us. All orders executed promptly
and goods delivered free as usual.
1). C. Hakdy.
Col. Vincel Marmaduke arrived here
Monday evening and stopped over
night. Tuesday morning he drove to
his big ranch near Proctor.
James McNair received a telegram
Monday conveying the sad news of the
death of his brother, Dan McNair at
Warrcnsburg. Death occurred at noon
Monday. Mr. McNatr left on the after
noon train for Warrensburg to be pres
ent at the funeral.
James Hodge, a negro workman in
one of the construction camps of the
Rock Island near Windsor had his left
foot cut oft in a concrete mixer recent
ly. The revolving iron teeth tore the
foot .completely oil and it dropped to
the ground below. He will recover.
Miss Lizzie Kelt of Lodeina was
shopping in Versailles Monday. She
brought W. II. Ullliam here to take
the train for his home in Saline coun
ty. Mr. Ullliam Is a nephew of her
father, .1. W. Kelt, and had spent sev
eral days with the family at Lodema.
There are rough cnbins in Franklin
county which have finer doorsteps than
tile most pretentious and costly inten
sions of Kansas City and St. Louis.
Franklin county produces some of the
finest onyx in the world, and It is of
this that the valaable doorsteps re
ferred to are made.
Dr. P. 0. Woods and wife, who have
been making a visit with their daugh
ter, Mrs. David C. Peters, at Trinidad,
Colorado, joined an excursion party
leaving there the first of this week for
Old Mexico. They are making a
pleasure tour of the south and will
visit many prominent points, and will
be gone at least ten days.
Five years ago Charles P. Cunning
ham bou 'lit a farm on the Mississippi
river bottom In Pctnlbcot county for
81, .100. Last year he wild 82'J,700 worth
of produce from it. The farm is hot'
torn land, After buying it, Mr. Cun
ningham carefully tilled it. He liar
vested six crops of alfalfa last year,
making six tons to the acre.
A noted cattle breeder in Illinois
provides his steers with sheds in the
pastures, with straw roof, and enclosed
on all sides but one. This side is hung
with heavy burlap curtains. The cat-
tlo walk in between the curtains and
thus rub the tiles on, and stand In the
shade during the hot part of the day,
coming out to eat when it is cool. He
says the shed pays for Itself every
for his product grew so fast that
retired in several years a rich man,
0 SPECIAL SALE
In LADIES' and CHILDREN'S WRAPS
ON OCT. 17, 19 AND 20.
i THE LATEST.
We will display a Special Lino of
Novelties and Up-to-date
Of all kinds. Wo will havo
Hero who will tako orders for
what you want, or ell you out of
tho sumple lino at lower figures
than you can get those garments
Come and see the stylos and
get your Wintor Wraps.
CASH STORE, t
(io to Hardy's grocery and ask for his
Prize Halting Powder.
The county teachers' association Is
in session at the public school build
ing. Don't forget the place for new, good
nnd reliable Foot Goods for men. Uo
and see them, at the "FAMOUS."
W. IC. Hunter. T It. llrown, W. It.
Crutchflcld nnd J. A. Kelsay all stock
men of Knld were hero last Saturday
looking after stock affairs.
K. V. Low a prominent Indiana citl
sen was in this city last Saturday,
took a drive through the country and
was looking after land interests. He
resides in Indianapolis.
Rev. Haymaker, of Centrevlew, has
Invented a patent milk strainer which
strains the milk as it Is milked from
the cow. It Is an ingenious device but
milk dealers will be unable to use it to
any advantage, as it Is necessary to
have a cow.
F. J. Stephens and Ira C. Hurk
belmer, the former from Cromwell and
the latter from Crcston, Iowa, were
hero several days this week looking
over Morgan county's farms, and they
were both very favorably Impressed
with what they saw.
Richard, John and M. McDonald of
Enid spent the day In Versailles Tues
Union temperance services were held
at the llaptlst Church last Sunday
Monroe and L. M. Ivy of Crittenden
were in Versailles on business the ilrst
of the week.
Miss Annie Lewis Sims and her class
give an elocutionary entertulninunt at
the opera house to-night.
Price James the California commer
cial man was Interviewing our mer
chants Tuesday. Price had ills eye on
every tine horse that chanced to meet
M. Joachlml will have a special sale
of Ladies' and C'hlldretis1 Wraps, to
morrow, Monday und Tuesday, with a
cloak man hero. See ills advertisement
in another column.
Juko and DuckH,
For which wo will pay the following
tleese, full feather, 14 per dozen,
Ducks, seven cents per pound, by the
New York Poultry .t Kgg Co.
W. P. Nichols, Manager.
THIS IS THE LAST CALL !
All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at
One-fourth the Price.
READY MADE SKIRTS.
will buv vou one of our $4.00 Skirts. We have
them in Black, Dark Grey and Navy Blue.
Don't miss this chance, out come and get one.
All of our new Fall Dress Goods are ready for inspection.
the Leader of Low Prioes and First-Class Merchandise.
Versailles Lodge No. 117 A. F. and
A. M. will meet in Masonic Hall on
Friday morning the lith Inst., at nine
o'clock a. in. In call communication for
the purpose of attending the funeral
of ltrothnr Jesse Snorgrass. lntermunt
.will take place at the Versailles ceme
tery, after services at tho llaptlst
Church, Tho Fraternity will please
take notice. A. L, Itoss, W. M.
Sain Peuland spent two hours and a
half of awful agony imprisoned in a
tree top in tho Orand River bottom re
cently. Ho climbed Into a tree to cut.
a limb of considerable slzu and weight.
which as soon as chopped loose swung
Into the fork where he was standing,
crushing one leg and foot and holding
him In a vice. Ills cries weie dually
heard and he was rescued in an ex
A Kansas man returned home from
lodge one night and seeing a dark ob
ject sitting besldu a white object ou
his front porch, he said: "You are
out rather late; don't you think it
about time for you to go home young
man?" And as no one replied to his
uchtlou, ho looked closer and saw
that instead of addressing his daugh
ter and her "steady" he hail been talk)
ing to his wife's palm wrapped In a
sheet and the oleander lu a black wrap
per. In Macon, Arthur King sued Farmer
N. M. McCully for 83rt. McCully ad
mlttcd that King had worked on his
farm and earned the monuy he wanted,
but said he had contracted to work
four mouths and had left hix weeks
before the time expired. The evldeuco
showed that McCully made his men
work from 4 and !i o'clock In the morn
ing till 9 at night, anil King said ho
couldn't stand it any longer. The
jury, which was composed of farmers,
decided, nevertheless, in favor of Mc
Tho old timers of Missouri think
they know almost all about coon hunt
ing, but a traveling man who was In
Liberty recently told some of them In
a new way. He pronounced It useless
to cut down a tree to get a cnou. Tho
hunters, ho said, according to tho Tri
bune, "should supply themselves with
s few Roman caudles on starting out
and when a coon Is 'treed' shoot up in
tho branches. The colored lights will
cause tho coon to make' a jump for the
ground every time, it was claimed.
'There Is nothing I enjoy more than
hunting coons,' ho said, 'and I always
take a package of Roman candle with
mo wheu 1 go.'"