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Aorg&n County Democrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oct. 30, 1903.
I LOCAL NEWS.
Call for Hardy's Prize Halting Cow
iler Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoes at the
V. F. Dunl of Tipton whs on our
streets la-it Saturday.
Hnnly'.s Prize Halting Powder Is
jfolng Ilk i! hot cakes. Ask for it.
Toll NALK Two good residence
properties, cheap, II. A. You.Nd.
independence ! falling in line in
raising a scandal about thulr city gov
vrnmunt. H you want a good A. No. 1 Over
coat for winter you can find one to Ut
you at the "Famous."
Mrs. Myra Sanford and Mrs. John
Sulluns drovi! to Proctor last Saturday
and spent Sunday with friends at that
Jo,j Goddard of the Tipton Times
Gazette, was "doing" Versailles Tues
day, and made the Dkmociiat a frater
Rev. .t. V. Rusby drove to Proctor
last Friday and assisted Rev. It. A. Me
Night in his series of meetings there
up to Tuesday.
If you want to buy the latest tiling
out in millinery anil at prices which
ani so low as to make you open your
eyes call at tin; Millinery Hazaar.
The Best lino of Ladies' mid
Children's Jackets and Wraps
and Skirts, Undorwoar and Ho
siery at Carl W. Biorsach s.
C, II. Ilarton who has been sojourn
ing at Lawrence, Kansas, for several
months, arrived hero Monday for a
visit with his parents and other Ver
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. Leave your orders
for Meat, Groceries mid lee with I). C.
The contractor on the grading work
west of this eitv are being pushed by
the Rock Island management, and they
have been given only one more month
to finish the work. The result is that
men and teams are now in djinand by
It is stated that, the Rock Island
management will attempt to outshine
the Missouri I'aeitie Railway In the
building of their new depots along the
St. Louis-Kansas City extension. The
management will not have to strain a
point to outshine the Missouri Pacific
depot in Versailles.
The llaplist church folks have struck
the progressive Idea and have put a
new roof oil their church, have placed
new steps in front and will construct
now walks on the east and south side
of the church building. This will
make a decided 'improvement in ap
pearances in that viciuity.
In order to keep our stock fresh and
up to date we are constantly ordering
new goods which we are receiving
dally and placing on our counters for
the benefit of our customers. Call and
see our elegant line of ready-to-wear
hats. Hack numbers don't go, ut the
.South Side Millinery ltazaar.
Contractor .1. II. lluek, with His large
grading outfit and Une string of teams,
psisbcd through Versailles last Satur
day enroute for the east cud. Part of
the teams stopped at Stover to do some
tic hauling for the company, while an
other detachment will stop at the
bridge between here and Kldon to pie
pare for tlut bridge gang, while the
balance will go to Henley to build a
A newspaper Is a pretty good index
of u city. That is recognised every
where. If the paper lias it healthy ap
pearance the town or city is genurally
set down as healthy. Thousand of
people sen the paper representative of
the city that have never been the city'
and form their good opinions. The
value of these opinions cannot be
measured. Smiles, good words, u
friendly grasp of the hand, cost but a
lUtle effort, yet they are mighty In
Ihclr influence. A healthy newspaper
makes a heulthy sentiment and a
healthy sentiment waken a heulthy
(Jo to Hardy's grocery and ask for his
Prize Making Powder,
S. V. Ilrand, a business man of lllg
glnsville, was a visitor here Monday.
October- Iirs been one of the finest
months, all 'round, wo have experi
enced In l()u:i.
For a good fit and proper style in
clothing, hats, shoes, pants, .fcc, for
men, go to the "Famouh."
Come, look at our lino lino of
Fall and Winter Cioods. Carl W.
The "Famous" don't bell nil the
clothing sold in Versailles, but does
Mill all of the good clothing and shoes
for men that ate sold in Versailles.
Corn Shows will be held all over the
state during November nnil December,
for the purpose of securing a first-class
corn exhibit at the World's Fair next
Quite ti number of our citizens drove
out over the construction work wet of
this city last Sunday afternoon. The
day was lino and the drive was very
The ladies of Knob Noster recently
got up an entertainment in the shape
of a "pie suppcr'J and the affair struck
the appetites of the people to the ex
tent that the ladies cleared S0.1.
Itecorder Monroe of Ilentou county
has done a prosperous matrimonial
business so far this year. Ho has is
sued 1)2 marriage licenses, and expects
to reach the hundred mark before the
close of the present mouth.
Kev. C. N. While of Smithton, who
1r the regular minister of the liaptist
rongregatlon In Versailles filled his
appointment here last Sunday and in
augurated a protracted effort which
has been carried on during the week.
The Millinery llazaar is dally receiv
ing new goods, and although the heavy
drain on their stock moves them out,
the strike of express employees does
not effect their supply ns the houses
they buy from handle their own ex-
J prim. J hey always keep their stock
fresh and up-to-date.
Tomorrow night is Hallow-Yen, the
night when witches dance in the wee
sma' hours, and when the small boy
plays lletac while the girls in their
'teens name the. bedposts, sleep witli
bride's cake under their pillows ami
test nil sorts of fortune telling schemes.
Hut the big boys hie themselves to the
alley-ways anil barn lots to pick up all
movable objects to displace at random.
Look out for your front gates, and
W. W. (Iranstaff drove over from Kl-
don last Monday, accompanied by his
son Victor ami daughter .losle, who
took the train here for Waggoner, In
dlan Territory, where they will visit
their brother, Kmmut (IranstafV, this
fall and winter. While hero Mr. (Iran
staff called on the Di:.uocitAT and stated
that everything in connection with Kl
don was on the boom. Though he is
now a resident of Kldon he has a warm
feeling for Versailles, as he formerly
resided in Morgan county.
All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at
One-fourth the Price.
READY MADE SKIRTS.
00 0 C wil buy you one of our $4.00 Skirts. We have
n them in Black, Dark Grey and Navy Blue,
y U lU U pon't miss this chance, but come and get one.
All of our new Fall Dress Goods are ready for inspection.
The Leader of Low Prices and First-Class
Pour years at Kansas State Uni
versity, School of Music, desires
Special attention to Ear Drill.
Highest approved methods.
'Phono 117, P. O. Box 107.
Kills It. Smith of Sedalia was trans
acting insurance business In this city
Charles Hechtcl and W. M. MeDaniel
drove In from Fortuna and bpent the
day here Tuesday.
Miss Nellie Crosswhlto of Kxcelslor
was here on a shopping tour Tuesday
and was a guest at thu City Hotel.
For tin roofing, spouting and repair
ing call on Joe Zimmerman, at K M.
Duffs hardware store on North Monroe
Dr. 13. I). Morlati of Indianapolis,
hid. .was in Versailles Tuesday and
Wednesday looking after mineral and
Assessor (leorgc A. Logan came over
from Syracuse Tuesday and was look
ing nfter olllelal busiuess in connection
with ills ollice.
Attorney D. K. Hlrd of Kansas City
was here Monday taking ulsposltions
in the Fit.patrick case which is to be
tried at Kansas City.
II. W. Daub the water man on the
new road and C. C. Harrison drove
over from Kldon Monday and were
looking after railroad business on this
Itev. L. .1. Haughman departed last
Thursday for Lincoln and has been
holding a series of meetings at Mt,
Pleasant near that place during this
Don I). Donohue of Kansas City, pay
master on tliu construction work In
connection with the new road, was
here Tucbday and made the workmen
along the line happy by the distribu
tion of a large supply of the "need
ful." Our citizens must not forget the elec
tion to decide the matter of electric
light for the city ami by the city. The
election is to be held on Tuesday, No
vember I (I, and the notices of the same
will be found in another column of
'J'hu Progi ess Club held their meet
ing last Friday afternoon at tliu home
of Mrs. M. L. Joachim!, carrying out
their regular program accompanied by
a nice lunch. Saturday afternoon the
members of the Club met at Clodfelter's
Art (iallery and had a group photo
.loseph Stlfller of Kldon was In this
city Monday and stated that himself
and F. D. Harrison of Versailles were
given assurances that they would se
cure tlie telephone franchise In that
place. Tliey intend to make thu sys
tem up to this standard when all pre
limiuaricb are fully completed.
Congressman I). W. Shackelford was
In the city Monday and left Tuesday
morning for JefTcrton City.
John W. Martin, who Is now located
at Tuseumbla lu a drug store, arrived
In Versailles Wednesday for a short
visit with his wife.
The Horse and Cattle Show held in
Kansas City latt week Is said to have
had the finest display of stock ever col
lected lu that city.
Do not forget to visit the Millinery
Hazaar when In Versailles. There you
will Anil the latest styles and whether
you desire to buy or not you will re
ceive the most courteous treatment.
Fashions guaranteed. Prices lowest
for first-class goods.
Suits, Underwear, Overcoats,
Boots and Shoes, Skirts, Dress
Goods, Blankets, Comforters,
Trunks, Valises, Groceries &u.
Best Values for the least money
at "The Red Play." Carl W.
Joe Zimmerman, the tinner, who lias
opened a shop at K. M. Duff's hard
ware store on North Monroe street, Is
prepared to do all kinds of tin rooting,
spouting and general repairing. lie
makes roofing and guttering a specialty
ami ills prices will be made reasonable
at all times, 'live him a call when in
need of work lu Ills line. He will treat
The Diimouiiat acknowledges the re
ceipt of a lino steel engraving of Jos
eph W. Folic, candidate for Governor,
scut out by the Huslness Men's League
of St. Louis. Thu portrait Is 'JJxO
inches, and one of the best pictures we
have seen of the future Governor of
Missouri. It lias been framed anil
adorns a conspicuous place in tliu Dk.m
L. 11. Hawks' son Syd, ab.iut nine
years of age, met with a pal nf ill acci
dent at their home near lllensled last
Saturday evening. One of the women
of the house was going from one loom
to another carrying a boiler of scald
ing coffee, when the boy ran from an
oppoiite direction, opening the door
suddenly and knocking tliu boiler from
her hand. The hot eolVec caught him
on tliu sidu of the head and face scald
ing tlie Ilcsh off wherever it touched
the skin. The whole side of his face
and neck shows the effects of tliu hot
fluid, and it was necessary to call a
physician and have the boy's Injuries
A Home Suit
Attorneys John F, Gibbs and A. H
Knlpiueyer filed suit in tlie circuit
court this week for Mrs Anniu It,
Haldurmau agiinst the St. Louis, Kan
sas City and Colorado Railroad Com
pany for the recovery of :i,00U railroad
tics of the value of S'.KlO.Ou.
Tlie contention of the plaintiff Is
that tlie ties on tlie timber out of which
they were cut was stolen off the lauds
of the plaintiff in this county and sold
to thu railroad company who acquired
no title by reason of the purchase, tliu
ties being stolen property. Tlie suit
will bo watched with interest.
"Morgan County MiiKiizlne."
The publishers of the Dkmucrat have
madu arrangements by which the peo
ple of Morgan county are to have a
first-class, up-to-date Magazine. A pub
llcatlou which we promise to make in
teresting to the general public in every
department. It witl be known as tlie
"MnmiA.N County MAiAziNi'.,"and will
bo devoted to standard literature, fic
tion from the best authors, home, fash
ion and household departments, cur
rent topics, illustrated articles and
mitcellaueous reading such as tlie best
magazines of the country contain.
Tlie "Morgan County Magazine" will
also contain from mouth to month
local illustrations such as half-tone
portraits of the business and profes
sional men of tlie county. Scenic views
of the best production will nlso be a
feature, both from the farm and town,
where photographs can be obtained.
Four pages will be devoted to this
class of pictorial history aud nothing
will be left undone to make this Maga
zine a credit to the county.
Thu Magazine will be non-political,
but will be made a journal strictly for
thu home, ami we will depend upon
the reading classes for Its support.
The subscription price will be 81 per
year; lou per single copy; or in com
bination with the Democrat, thu price
for both will be 81.7ft. The publica
tion will begin the first week in Decem
ber. In the illustrated feature, we
will use farm scenes, churches, school
houses, family groups, Individuals ' of
prominence, line stock, residences, etc.,
will be reproduced. All who wisli to
subscribe to thu Magazine will send or
leave their names with
Tiik Moikia.v County Diimocuat,
Prize Corn Tor (he Show.
At the corn show to be held lu this
county on December 1st, under the
auspices of the .Missouri World's Fair
Commission, it Is important that tlie
finest specimens in the county be se
lected and that they be lu thu bust
possible condition, Tlie best of this
coin "111 be taken to St. Louis to com
pete with the world.
Handle the show corn witli tlie ut
most care so as to avoid shelling off
the grains. Do not put it in a sack.
Handle it in boxes and keep it in binrt
or boxes that are mouse proof, and
wrap each ear in paper before bring
ing It to the show. This will prevent
shattering and will preserve the bright,
fresh color and add materially to the
attractiveness of thu display.
Ilelow are given thu grades in arith
metic received by pupils in Room No. 5
for month ending Oct. t8, 100:i:
Kva Wassuug OI5i, Cearl Mobley ill;,
Frank Colston U-'b', Sam McClauahaii
Frank Hamlin 111 IU Archie Llcvasy
Ita, John Mooiu 111, Warren Holes nu.
Kstil Devinna 03, Hennle Anderson 01,
Louise Gray 0-', Clara Lunipee HO, Jen
nie Moore Hrt, Nettle Mcl'ann 'XI, Untile
Thorpe Sydney Duff Hi, Harry
Guy Gibbs 111, Walker Adklsson SH,
Maude linker 'JO, Rosb Hums S'.i, Joe
Kidwell ijf, Lou litter 01, Lillian
Dunne ti'J, Kverett Roctiu M'i, Katie
Moure hO, Mary lleale 01, Frank Kid
well OS, Similiter Guiui On, Fannin
Padgett OS, Mildred Rushy 00, Kate
Chism Oil, Robert Stephens b'.l, Harri
son Hartou W.t, Cleveland Spurlock
O'Ji.;, Sallie Merriott IMJJ, Hcrba Mcr-
riott 8H, James Hubbard 03, lOiiima
Jacobs 01), John Mounts M7, Cora Camp
Whay Witikn, 'teacher.
lilt; Itiiilrouil Contract.
Our fellow-citizen, S. A. Rom, with
A. J. Gorg, of Union, Mo., as a part
uur, has secured the contract from the
Rock Island Railroad Company for
building all of thu station houses and
other frame structures of the company,
between Union, Mo , and Kansas City.
Tills Is a trunk line and will bu a rail
road of decided Importance, puling in
its courso through Kldon, Versailles
and other points of note that will du
tuand first-class structures. Mr, Ross
is a master mechanic of ability, tustfl
and rapidity, calculated to give entire,
satisfaction to the big job undertaken,
Wo wish 111 in and his partner every
Mieiesi. Cal'fornl Dotuourut.