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For (Jovovnor, 1JJ01,
HON. JOSEPH W. FOLK,
Circuit Attorney of St. liouis.
Folk Clubs arc organizing .so
fast now tliat it is hard to koup
track of them. Howard county
has four good clubs.
Missouri mules still bold this
iloor. A farmer in Clay county
has a pair of fj-your-olds which
woigh L'JOO, and for which lie
Jlutly refused to take $r3()0 cash.
If Folk's St. Joseph speech
has lessened his chances in the
race for the governorship, we'd
like for some of his machine
made enemies to point them out.
Last week the Mexico Mes
sage, one of our best exchanges,
passed into its fifth volume, and
judging from its healthy appear
ance, is enjoying the success it
The primary system of select
ing the candidate for governor is
being advocated all over the state.
and it is the only fair way for
the people to make known their
choice. Primaries, by all means.
Judge A. M. Woodson of St.
Joseph, is a candidate for the
Democratic nomination for Su
preme Judge, fie will have a
very strong following and has
been endorsed by the bar in his
The Senators who are indicted
for bribery, may, by denying
everything, squirm out of the
penitentiary, yet they will never
be able to mend their reputations
sufficiently to satisfy the public
that they x a re not rascals of the
After reading the evidence in
the trial of Senator I'Yank Karris
at Jefferson City on the charge
f bribery, the man who offers
argument that there has been
no boodling in the slate legisla
ture, must be possessed of blind
sight and bud hearing.
Three months ago .las. L.Dlair
was ranked as one of the most
high-minded cit izens and earnest
reformers in St. Louis. Now he
stands charged with tin-Its
amoiiting to Ssli.uoo. In these
days of boodling and graJt, it is
difficult to determinate who to
Commissioner General Sar
gent or the Immigration I'.ureau
is fighting hard to have the mat
ter of the influx of Aliens taken
up by Congress. ii.t declares
that alien colonies, such as are
coiigregatinginlho. United States
n?- -n n ' .3UIL'!.S
at present, area menace and will
in unm create I rouoie.
The WarronshiiiM' i, ,,..,.. i
rm, " Will I J ll I
Democrat's light on Joseph V.
Folk smacks of the ridiculous, as
they have an aspirant tin John
son county for stale office in the
person of Uube Oglesby who
needs all the friends he can mt
whether for Folic or uny other
of the candidates for Governor.
Crow is not a palatable diet, but
the Journal-Democrat may Imve
to gulp it down.
Macbino papers seem to bo
vory much disappointed that
Folk, in opening his campaign,
did not make war on any faction,
save the boodlers. They are now
trying hard to down the Circuit
Attorney upon what he didn't
S(1y hilt he won't down.
FrimW .lames has become a
farmer in dead earnest. He is l
imu-livine on a farm with his :
. . . i
mother, Mrs. Samuels, eight
milos west of Excelsior Springs, :
and recently a party drove to the ' ceeded in hitting the side of the
farm and found the noted bandit j barn, or if it had boon a stone
with liieoat off and nlowiiiL'. It throwing contest the neighbors
mav be a little hard for Frank to
earn his bread by the sweat of
his brow, but it's honest.
The Dkmockat is in receipt
of Abstract of the Twelfth Cen
sus, volume of 1000, sent out by
William II. Merriam, Director of
U. S. Census, also volume of the'
Yearbook of the Department of
Agriculture sent from Washing
ton. These volumes are valua
ble in matters statistical coining
under the heads of these two de
partments of the Government.
F.very druggist in Worth coun
ty was indicted when the grand
jury iih'L last time except two.
When their cases were called
they all pleaded guilty, expect-
ing they would receive the usual
fine of J). Instead, Judge Elli
son assessed each of them tfliOU
arui two years in prison. They
wore paroled for two years, with
the understanding that if any of
them violates his parole he will
immediately be hustled off to Jef
Fwuu those papers which have
opposed the candidacy of Folk
most bitterly fail to find a flaw in
his speech delivered at St. Jos
eph. Mr. Folk dispelled all doubt
as to his democracy, if there has
1 .. i.iil.L.iiitiuiiniLiLLof anv
fair man, The Columbia Herald
and several other democratic pa
pers of prominence which havo
been on the fence, so to speak,
have come to the right way of
thinking. Mefore the first of the
year tbe opinion will be unani
mous that Folk is the man. How
ard Co. Advertiser.
The latest novelty in the fistic
arena in London are trained
Arabic horses. (Jf course the
shoes are taken of when the
gloves are put on, and the blows
are straight punches and side-
wipes. .No kicking goes, and
while the horse boxers stand on
their hind legs and have the Trout
legs encased in gloves they have
horse sense enough to keep their
noses out, of range of the gloves
of their human antagonists. This
novelty will probably be a feat
ure at the St. Louis World's Fair,
instead of the brutal bull fight
ing, The Clayton Argus, Lee I Jar
ton's paper, seems to be a wart
on the face of Democratic jour
nalism in its bailiwick. Uarton
is a died-in-the wool machine ool-
j iticiau and travels with the Hut-
ler element of st. ,oni Indbm...
I -"-" i ii'nuun,
uldlo In- cannot say a word
uuu imi-iii.su io .losepn v , I-o r
he slaps the Circuit Attorney
oyer someone's shoulder at every
viewpoint. Uarton quotes from
the Missouri State Republican,
the St. Louis Mirror, and other
ultra partisan sheets to make bis
points, and it is such moves, if
tiny, that are calculated to drive
good Democratic votes out of our
camp, Barton is one of the ma-
chine pie-eaters, who feels that
his piu will be scorched in the
On u fence post near Cape
Girardeau last week was a sign
reading: " Wanted Too bye a
mule, fifteen hands higho. Iff
you kin trade come ando let me
see you. Don't keor fer meen
ness. Kin handol uny mule- this
A Carthage man recently at-
. - .. . ...... ...
tompteu 'to snoot ins oouor Hall,
but instead hit himself. If the
woman had manipulated the gun,
probably she woald havo sue
would have been in danger
Ous North of Clinton was
killed by a dynamite explosion.
As usually is tlij case, Gus
wanted to see if tie blast was
going oil' till right, ilnd found out.
The exchange omjtted to state
how many counties Gus was
strewn through o the number
of coroner's juries required to
find the cause of diath.
Frank Taylor, Iving west of
town, says the Clii on Democrat,
tells the tale of i bee barrel.
Last spring Franr had a hive of
bees to locate and lie fixed up an
empty water barrol for them, it
being the only '.ling at hand he
Kecntly ho went to
j look at his novelhive and found
it entirely full olhoney.
A story istoldif some visitors
who were going tirough the state
penitentiary at Ginon City sev
eral years ago inuer the escort
of the chief waning After a lit
tle while they ca ne to a room in
whicli three wemon were sew
ing. "Dear me," oyo of the vis
itors whispered "jvhat vicious
looking creaturod Pray, what
are they here fi'!,'' "Hecauso
they have no other home. This
is our sitting rooti and they are
my wile and two daughters,
WhitiiV Cri-nm Vcrmifuifc, not only
Itllls worms. Imt removes the iniicus
and hlinn;, in wliieh tliey builil their
im-ils: it Iji-hil's. and iiuicldy. a healthy
condition of the body, where worms
eannot exist. 8."io by .Milton Lewis,
I" lorence, AIo.
The Commoner (liryiwi's paper) for
three months ami Tun Dkmocisat for
one year, both papers, for SI. AO. Sub
If von haven lrcl cold you need n
L'ood leh.ible mi dic'im: like Chamber
Iain's Coimli lleinedy to loosen and re
lieve It. and toallav the irritation and
inll.imin.'u ion of the throat and liners.
Tin' soul hinif and healine; properties of
tins M'liii'ilv and the quick cures which
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the ONLY COM I'LIOTE SET of Abstracts in Morgan
County, and we challenge investigation.
Real Estate, Loans and Insurance.
Woods' Ulook, J'hono7(J, Versailles, Missouri.
1 BfifiK OF VEBSAilLES.
V ' Ml
jf it i .1 ,.r i.his lliiiik of Veit;iie. at, Um ' jf .
5" close of husinusK, Nov. D, 10o:i: j
2 iinsouiciiH. v
Cash and Kxchntitf'! g 7-i,fi,i y- S
Loans anil IIimiomn ts I'.il. I !iy 14
i IJoal Kstutc, Kuriiituru and Kixluivs r, w i
2 - 9
J, Total 27 MM r,
jj I.IAIIII.I'IIKS. ft
K Capital Ktoolc paid in i ?,t).m) on 2
8J Surplus and Undivided 1'rolits Hi.7'' -ii
J, Itllls payables and rii-disconnts r, umi mi J
DojiositS liJ.i.OTH "."
i Total S7i mr.l
J Time Lock. Eire Proof Vault. Insurance ugainst
Burglary and Robbery.
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Kansas City Southern Railway
PASSINO THROUGH A GREATER DIVERSITY OF CLIMATE,
SOIL AND RESOURCE THAN ANY OTHER RAILWAY
IN THE WORLD, FOR ITS LENGTH.
Aloniritsltru) aro tho flimst lnnK milted tar growing BmallKraln, rom, flax,
nolton: fornornmi.'rclnlntiploaiiilixjachorcliaril'i.forotlK'rfriilifiiii'il N rrlesj
for romimircliil cantalouno, potato, tomato and K"ii'Tl truck luriui; for
Himnrcum nmr-rli'ucnlllvatlon: formurchantahIotlmlKr forralslmj liorsn,
tiiulcH, cattle, tioKi,bliuup, poultry anil Angora goat.-), at prices ranting from
FREB OOVORNMENT HOMESTEADS
to twontyflvodollarttor nioro per aero. Clioap ruund-trlp, lioim-wtfori and
ono-wav colonist tlcki'H on hiId llrst and third Tncsilnys of each month.
Wrllo for a copy of " OUKUCNT EVKNTH," puhlUhwf ly tlio
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TUG SHORT LINO TO
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