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GENERAL LOCAL NEWS.
untied hills He wanton to the
Nude uif the neld',, the (roves un
frocked. And baro aie the limbs of the shivering
What wonder that the corn ishhoeltedl
l'raetleal Fruit Grower.
(!o to Haid,v'Brocery and ask for his
1'rle Halting l'owder.
For a good fit and proper Htyte in
clothing, hats, shoes, panth, c., for
men, (,'o to tlie "Famous."
The Host line of Larlios' and
Children's .Jackets and Wraps
and Skirts, Underwear and Ho
.siery at Carl W. P!ersael)'s.
After thice years nuccess in the meat
liuslness, I am belter prepared to give
mv customer what they call for than
anyone else in the city, I). C. Hardy,
Quite a crowd toolt ad vantage of the
llrst chance to troto Kidon Via the Kock
Island last Sunday afternoon, ami toolc
the train at 1:30 for that place, return
inu; home about ." o'clock.
County Surveyor I). H'. Fatnn and
Snm MeN'air bayed a line wild turkey
wliile hunting Thanksgiving day and
last Sunday the Katou mid Mc.N'air
families enjoyed a turkey feast at Mr.
Klwyn I'r'ce has put down a sub
stantial brick walk in front of his resi
dence property in the northeast part of
town, and is preparing to place a fancy
iron feni.e along the street fiout, which
will make a decided Improvement in
Klder (laylo r, who wan assisting 10 1 -iter
I). 1!. Woods in the protracted :ur .
vices at the Christian chinch here, de
pirted for his home in Springfield Mon
day owing to sicklies. I fro. Woods
has conducted the meetings alone din
ing the present Week.
"The funny man on the Kansas City
World says "When 'the- frost is on the
pumpkin" reason has arrived. Much
of it has already passed this locality.
Most of the pmnpltins have been gath
ered, while many of the pumpkin pies
disiippnaied Thanksgiving day.
Ci'.pt. K. T Crew, father of lhigineer
V C. Crew, is quite a hunter, and re
ceiitly landed two wild tin keys s'liitli
of Stover. He lias been tiainiug his
guns on a flock of about seventy live
turkeys in the same locality, (iamc
ofilhis kind is worth going after.
Kev. .1. Y. i!usb. . pastor of the M K.
Chinch South, of this city, departed
Monday morning for Ml. Sterling, III.,
where he is assisting in u big revival
in progiess then;. lie v. Itusliy is
among old friends, as he was formerly
a member of the Illinois Conference.
Messrs. Clifton A testes, our hustling
stock dealers, shipped thice carloads
of cattle and one of mixed sloe!: to the
St. Louis market Wednesday, 'I lie
consignment was shipped over the
lloek island, and was the lir.st stock
sent out of this city over the new trunk
I). C. Hardy, the live grocery man
who is always liberal with his custo
mers, set out a Hue possum supper at
his grocery on Monroe street Thui'Mla
evening of lust week. Kveryone. who
had the pleasure of a dish of the tooth
some luxury, stated that it was line
cat in ami well served.
K. A. CreWMin received a letter. Mon
day, from II. II. Harmon, who has bi-en
chosen tieneral Manager of the Clay
I'iaut to be established heie, in which
Manager Harmon staled that the ma
chinery had all been pinehased and
would bo unloaded in Versailles within
thirty days, and that they would be
manufacturing brick by the llrst of
The Nebo correspondent to tlie Wind
sor Keview, mys: "Steve Pennington
returned lust Monday from his trip to
M Jl'gan County, lie liked it so Weil
that he bought a' sixly-acie fai in, trad
ing a span of horses in part payment,
so he left Sunday morning to deliver
them, lie will leturn in a day or two
nnd make picparations for moving as
soon as he can ge: his corn gath
Now that TliankK;;i!iig is over tin
next event of general note Is Chi Istma
and as our people neOm to be in spleu
did condition, with good crops us a
whole, and as our merchants arc pre
paring for a substantial holiday trade,
wu predict that this will he an enjoy
itblu holiday season. Wo hope it may
be n period that will bring happiness
to all, and it will, If we all work with
ItiU end lu view,
J. It. Sllvey and son Oene c.ime over
from .lefferson City Wednesday and arc
making a visit with Versailles friends.
0. K. IJevtnna, living north oi Vet
willies, shipped a lot of fine cattle to
the St. touis market via the new road
W. V. Yates, superintendent of the
Huifalo Lead Mines, has leased the T.
II. Townley residence property on Kast
Newton Street nod will take possession
Lost A small, black pocket-bo ik,
containing three ten-dollar bills, lost
between Mrs. Spersehnelder's place,
and Salem church, west of Versailles.
A reward of ten collars will be paid for
the delivery of snme to It. 15. Kchard
of this city.
Jacob S. Hunter, of Linn Creek, one
of the hustling real estate and mineral
men of Camden county, was in Ver
sailles last Monday transacting busi
ness. Mr. Htintjr took time enough
while here to call on the Democrat and
give us a word of encouragement with
regard to our now Magazine, and he
predicts that it will reach out beyond
the borders of Morgan County If prop
erly conducted. He is a jolly, Interest
ing gentleman whom it is a pleasure
J. W. Kirk, our furniture man, met
with a pa.uful accident at his store on
Monroe street, Wednesday noon, lie
was loading furniture on a wagon and
in gett.ng oil' caught his trousers-leg on
a wheel, which caused him to fall, In
his descent lie threw out. his left hand
to protect him, the weight of his body
reting entirely on the member, frac
turing the small boms near the wrist
The injury was dicsed at once, but is
cry unfortunate for Mr. ICiik, coming
is it lias in his busiest season.
About three weeks work will be re
quired for the completion of the iiock
Island tunnel north of Lee's Summit.
Some of the contractors who have
finished the grading on the new road
between Versailles and Cole Camp, we
understand, will move toward Kansas
City to he n push the work on the went
nd of the road.
The Democrat stated last week that
the pas'-enger rau- had been reduced by
the Missouri I'acifie on the Jiranch,
from four cents to thice cents per
mile. This was a mistake. The pas
senger rate litis not been changed, but
stands the same as heretofore.
The Co!c Camp Courier says that the
Iiock Island has contracted with one
lieo. Krocukc for tin. drilling of a deep
well at each one of its .station" for one
bundled miles on either side of Co'e
Camp. The Company alieady have a
deep Well drilled in Versailles, and the
same has developed a flue flow of water.
The work of grading is practically
finished on the new road between Ver
sailles and Co'e Cam,-'. The work of
the steam shovels is iK-ing lounded up,
Contractor A. C. Schafer and llariis
Itiothcrs aie through with then- con
tracts, while ot.e or two smaller sub
contracts urn completed, and now the
traelc-liiyiiig will continue unmolested
toward Cole Camp Tin- ballasting
crew have the r work finished through
this city, the telegraph line is up and
the station established and everything j
appears lively in connection with the j
Hock Island at this p lim.
Wm. Michel, superintendent of the
big ti.Vton Kleain shovel ot the Stubbs I
1' lic-.lolinson Construction Co, who
had been operating at Camp Salem,
west of here, arrived in Versailles with
the hit;;e "dirt mover" last Sunday
moriiliii, and placed it upon the Kock
Island tracks picpualory t moving
east It took seven days to move the
machine overland to halem when it
first arrived, but by a powerful little
motor invented by Mr. Michel himself,
the whole apparatus was moved back
to town with perfect ease in less than
three days, which is quite a scml-ofi
for Ins Invention in ended to tiansporl
heavy machinery overland.
Several or the St. l.oui-.Kansas City
extension ollieials were in tills city hist
Sa turd iv looking over ail the track
f.'ll'illl l.s ll.n, 1 1, , .. II. r .1... , ' I
" "'iui(4 hi lilt: liuci
Island's movements, they incidentally
remarked that a complete system (if '
switches woo d be laid in Versail'es, '
this being one of the Important points '
on the line, as It was near the trallle '
center, and for many rea-ons this town 1
will receive considerable, attention he- i
euuse of our location. While they did
in. I speak of the freight division," It is
surmiM'd that Versailles is in lino for
this, as we arc in the best kshIuIu po.
sllloii, in the matter of general freight
tratlic, to attract the Hock Island man
agement to this cty with the freight!
j i s
COME AND INSPECT.
Yours for Business,
CARL W, BIERSACH,
Tin' llrst passenger train on the Kock
Island pulled into Versailles about 1 1
o'clock last Sunday morning anil there
were twenty-five passengers on boai d,
most of whom came from F.ldon, hav
ing taken advantage of the llrst oppor
tunity to come over the new road to
this city. Tlie train departed again at
1:1!. I p. in., foi Kl drin , and in the even
ing tile crew again came in and stopped
over until .Monday morning, when they
started out for St. Louis. Trains have
been coming and going daily during the
Hx-(iov. John I'. St. John and wife
arrived in Versailles last Sunday morn
ing via the new Iiock Island. Tlie
(Jovernor made the trip through from
St. Louis on tlie new road on his ret urn
from New York, where he had been on
business, lie stated that lie toolc ob
servations along tlie line alter leaving
L' u Ion Station, very closely, and was
free to admit that the smoothness
witli which the train moved over the
freshly balln-sled loadbcd was i qual to
that of the old trunk lines in tile east.
Mo rocking or jostling, while a good
rate of speed was kept up and tlie trip
proved a most pleasant one. The coun
try traversed by the to id is exception
ally good. At short intervals lively
villages anil towns are dotted, and a
healthy atmosphere pervades the en
tire section. (!ov. St. John was very
favorably impressed with what he saw
and predicts success from the start for
the St. Louis-Kansas City cxlenlion of
the great Uock Island trunk- line.
t'h:wi;;! ol' Firm.
The partncivdiip heretofore existing
between John F. (iibbs and Sam It.
I'rice under the firm name of (iibbs &
Trice, Abstracters, Land, Loan and In
surance Agents was dissolved Decern-
In r 1, lilo.'l Sam K. 1'nce retiring and
John F. Oibbs continuing the business
at tlie old stand.
John K Cuius.
Sam H. I'ltici:
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 Prices and First-Olass
JUST RECEIVED !
The Largest and Best
Assorted Stock of
Ever shown in
John Itolton spent Thanksgiving at
W. 1) lloe and family visited at 11 W.
11. W Karnest lost a valuable horse
last Sunday night.
Willie Welphman visited "friend
at this place Sunday.
W. 0. lloe lost a valuable ruule on
Thursday of last week.
Miss Olive l'adgett was the guest of
James Hoe's family Sunday.
A line calf owned by Clias. Kusiningcr
had a leg broken last Monday.
MisM:s Kthcl Hie and Maggie Karu
est are. visiting with friends at (ilea
sted. Our fai mers are gathering corn and-
getting in their winter wood, prepar
atory for cold wea tiler.
Mr. lirooks and wife and Mrs. II. T.
Tnlluttof I'roctor made a business
trip to Versail cs last Friday.
Stephen Dry-dale and family, of Ver
sailles, spent Thanksgiving willi Mrs.
Drysdale's mother, Mrs. Ivy.
Charles Thorpe met with a painful
accident wliile making ties last Friday.
Dr (i.bbs dresed his wound and hu
is getting along nicely.
Tlie eats on Procter are dying with
some unknown disease. Unless the
epidemic is cheeked, there will be a
cat famine in this locality.
Ril'mus Colic Prevented.
Take a double dose of Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Kcmcdy
as soon as the lirnt indication of the
disease appears, and a threatened at
tack may be warded off. Hundred-, of
people who are subject to attacks of
bilious colic use the remedy in this
way with perfect success. For bale by
Witten Drug Co.
you one of our $4.00
Black, Park Grey and
miss this chance, but come and get one.
5 HEALTH RESTORER
if He will tell vou it is Mature'.-
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a ney ma'adi' . li is made of herbs. J
9 roots and seeds It out nature's s'ore-
5 house. Made to cute and does
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DrimsJore lion will
Supply you til $1.00
ri:i:rAin:i) oni.v nv Tin:
Eureka Mcoicinc Co., Bunccton, Mo.
For sale in Versailles by
MUNTZISL DKU CO.,
VERSAILLES DRUC! CO.
For sale in (ileus ed by
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Skirts. We have