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Aorgao County Deroocrat
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Dec. 18, 1903.
M i CHRISTMAS
A Joy the year round, if you buy your
Prom mo. Comfort mid pleasure will follow the
purchases made, as in my lino you will iind just
those things that are
GOOD TO HAVE IN A HOME.
I have what you want. Come in and see mo.
J. W. KIRK,
LOCAL NEWS. jj
eadi(uartcrs forOystcis, Celery, Cran
Christinas one week from lodat.
Call fur Hardy's Prize linking Pow
Men's Iluhher Hoots and Shoes at the
Hibus! Jllblcs! Hitmen!
At Tiik (jI.oiii: Ditro Stokk.
I)r (!. M (iiiiin i.s confined li his
.mine nn Williamson street with an at
tack f pneumonia.
Jf ,nu want a -.-ood A. No. t Over-
ftceaM for winter you can flail one to lit
'Jiyow at tile !' moijh "
l oh ii W. .Mai tin came nn from Tus-
cnnbiii anil staved over Sunday with
f.ioinefolks in Vcrsailh's.
Ill i Sunday Jm.ilb .l.r.t. ulty
re preparing to give Christmas enter
tainments, with the usual treat for the
Ir Our public, schools will close next
ThrVsili i.y for a week's viicntioii to give
(l-thc pupils the benefit of tin; holiday
.1. (i. Haucr, State Ireturer for the
IJ'rohibltioiiists, will lecture at the M.
fc. Church .Satunlay ulfht, to Oegin at
Tl Kpworlh League of the M. K.
Chiieh held a business meeting 'J lies-
tum. i i ..i ..-i ...it .i...
h evening nun electro ijiiicurft lur ine
Mrs. ttla Mn n nl IK- and daughter,
'S.IIsh Maude, departed Tuesday morn
ping for Texas, where they will spend
f this winter with relatives
It'. . i.n-iuni b, ail., ill til niiti,aHili
Indiana, connected with the Morgan
County Coal Company, was here this
i r i.m.....i.m.. i- i...
week transacting business for his Com
pany. Vour last toast wasn't good, your
steak was tough, that Ik a very good
' aign you did not get it from I)'. C.
? Hardy, the Ilutcher. 1ct us furnish
. iyou pood meat.
a Many little novelties that don't cost
tj-IDUh, yet they malie heautlful Christ-
; presents tor your friends. Now
hand at The Globe Drug Store, C. I).
'J. I). Duulop, of .fefforson City, is
Ictlng as stenographer in Circuit Court
tills term Instead of Mr. Cosgrove, the
latter having been detained in Jeflcr-
on City owing to the r arris ease.
I J. ii. Wimdlecan, of Gladstone, was
rtl in Versailles Wednesday shaking hands
'jvlth old friends lie has been travel
tr In Laclede eountv in the lnti'i-eiit of
(yilsplctuie enlaiglng business, doe Is
m J. F. Krummel, of Scdullu, repre
senting inu international isorrespon
dence Schools, of ticrauton, l'u., whs
here tills week liy the Interest of his
Inhtltutlon. ilu expects to secure u
class tn tills city.
Ii. 'A. Toling, the real estate man,
accompanied by IiIh wife and son, de
partcd yesterday for a visit awith old
frlend at Marengo, Iowa. Mr. Young
wilV riait neVeral Iowa pointa before
Is the place to buy yolir Christniis
Candles, Nuts and Fruits.
Jo to Hardy's grocery and ask for Ills
I'rlzo llakintf i'owder.
For a good fit and proper style in
clothing, lints, shoes, pants, ,v.e., for
men, go to the "Famous."
When you want fiesh meats or groc
eries don't fail to rail at Hardy's Meat
Market and have your goods delivered
to your door.
HOOKS From a nicely padded leath
er bound poem down to a live-cent
A. H. C, may be found at 0. I). Hunter's
Globe Drug Store, Prices (). K.
Dr. A. .1. (iuiiti, who has been attend
ing the Harnes Med eal College in St
Louis, and who will complete the course
this year, wa called home last Sunday
on account of the HlnesM of Ills father,
l)r G. M.Guiin.
Last Saturday was adayof diiys. In
the morning it was fair, but about lo
o'clock It began I fining, 'ami oy noon
snow nnd isleet prevailed but before
nigh, fall we were in the midst of a
furious bllzz.iid which made it a pleas,
u i e to be indoors.
Suits, Underwear, Overcoats,
Hoots and Shoos, Skirts, Dress
Goods, Ulankets, Comforters,
Trunks, Valises, Groceries
Host Values for the least money
at "The Red Flay." Carl W
The large crowd who took advantage
of the low rate excursion on the new
Ilock island to St. Louis Thursday of
last week returned Sunday evening.
They report having had a line trip and
on Friday had a splendid day In the
c.ty, but Satutday the blizzard struck
Dr. C. 0. Woods, associate editor of
the St. Louis Christian Advocate, was a
guest of relatives in this city from Sat-
iiriiay until Monday. The Doctor oc
cupied the pulpit at the M. K. Church
South Sunday morning and at the
Christian Church in the evening. Hoth
of his discourses were Interesting, ulo
ipient and elevating and highly appre
elated by all who heard them.
Messrs. K. W. Kvans and G. G.Huow
den. of Oil City, I'a , two promoters in
mineral and coal lands, were in Ver
sallies several ilayn tliirlnir the past
week, and secured options upon a mini
her of tracts of coal property. Their
object Is to interest eastern capital
In Morgan County resources with tin
intention ot developing tlie same.
Tllcy were very favorably Impressed
with what they discovered here.
The hotel and boarding house fiicll
Itles have been entirely too limited to
accommodate the crowds In this city
HiIh week. The pressuru for hotel ac
commodations has been gradually in
creasing for weeks, owing to the influx
of industrial people, but the climax was
reached this week when circuit court
convened, and It has been necessary
for the hotel people to go out among
our cltUens and procure every vacant
room possible, then the demand has not
been fully met. The railroad people
coming In h.ia Increased the demand,
and there l no likelihood of a cessation
iu this line, as tranaient tradu has
hardly opened up in Versatile!.
M. SPIDCL 1
Has the finest lilack Chocolates und
Marsh Mallows in town.
The most complete line of Dulls ever
shown in Versailles. At the Globe
Come, look at our line line of
Fall and Winter Goods. Carl W.
G. M. Dutcher of Harnett paid the
Dkmockat oil Ice a substantial call
while iu town Wednesday.
Kider K. H. Woods braved the bliz
zard last Saturday and drove to Climax
Springs to (ill his regular appointment
John S. Wolf, Sr., and son, John S,
Wolf, Jr., and J. T. Moody, of Ottum-
wa, Iowa, are here this wcclc attend
Ciicult Court Is in session this week
with an unusually large docket and
the term will likely continue the
greater part of next week.
The "Famous" don't sell all the
clothing sold In Versailles, but does
sell all o'f the good clothing and shoes
for men that are sold In Versailles.
After three years success In the meat
business, 1 am bettor prepared lo give
my customers what they call for than
anyone else In the city, I). C. Hardy,
Circuit court enlivened In this city
Monday and criminal cases are lining
disposed of. There is uile an array of
legal lights in attendance. Following
is the roster : Judge W. S. Shirk, Kx
Mayor 1. I). Haslain and John D.
Holding, of Sedalla, Senator John M.
Williams, California; K. M. Carter,
Linn Creek; W. S. Pope, JelTersou City;
Frank 1. Sebree and K. II. Stiles, Kan
sas City; A. II. Holte. Union; W. A.
Work, Ottuinwa, lowti; J. I'. Nlxou,
A crew of workmen are here erecting
the foundation for the big water tank
for the Kock Island, to be located iu
the Klwyn Price meadow 300 feet West
of the well and 1SS feet from the track.
The tank proper which Is to Uand on
the platform will be shipped hero iu
sections, and will be elevated eight feet
oir tlie (-round. It will be Hi feel deep,
L'l feet across, and Its capacity 1 000
barrels, to be operated by a 10-horse-powcr
gasoline engine. The tank is
of wood and will be no small affair
Itrnke (Jroiiiid Tor l.iilldlng.
II, It. Harmon, the superintendent of
the new clay plant, arrived here last
week from Kansas City and proceeded
to break ground for the election of
buildings nevessnry for tlie manufac
ture of brick for use iu their big Clay
euterpilse. Mr. Harmon showed us
the drawings and blue prints of tin
different buildings, which coyer a vast
area of ground, and will show up'.llke a
veritable city when In full blast.
Mr. Harmon is here to stay, and re
marked that the people here would be
surprised at thu tiausformatlon that
would take place on their grounds dur
ing the next two months. The inten
tion of the Company is to manufacturo
the finest brick at reasonable market
prices to compete with the world.. The
material here Is considered good for
hard paving and building brick, vill i-
II...I .....I I...II 1.-I..I. I.. ....4
.,. .! nwiiww ill lui,, JIJ llli:i.
everyth'ng that pertains to substantial
brick manufacturing. The modern
machinery which Is to be Installed pro-1
vines lor placing me ruvv material in
and when the different processes arc
gone through wllli automatically It
comes out a finished product.
There Is nothing that can possibly
hamper the company from making a
success of tlie enterprise here, unless
the trallli! carrying corporations wcru
arbitrary, yet this Is not likely in this
Instance, the railroads having proffered
Manager Harmon and his company
Kvery encouragement In locating hero.
As the promoters have sulbuient capi
tal to Insure sueoessngaiiist almost any
obstacle, thuy are going ahead inde
pendently. They will be ready for
business In tlie early spring Season and
brick will bo turned out at the rate
of from 8.1,000 to l'J.I.OOO per day.
The enterprise will liu kept tn constant
operation, bo that our people can judge
what this moauB for Versailles and
Morgan County. Let us all give tlie
company encouragement necessary to
add to their aucaesn hefti.
IN A YEAR.
That's the history of
BOLES GENUINE SHELLBARK HICK
ORY COUGH AND LUNG SPECIFIC.
Nearly a hunched gallons sold on a
positive guariinteu to cure In every
ease or money lefunded,
Used by the people in this commu
nity mote than any other remedy on
It's record is the best testimonial as
to lis value. A modern, ejiiunon-sense
temedv for Coui'hs, Iloarmncss, ('olds,
Sore Throat, Loss of Voice and other
affections' of the Throat and Lungs.
Relied on In every household when
It is once given a trial. For children
IT IS SAFE.
IT IS SURE.
IT IS GUARANTEED.
In llottlea: I o... J5e; Ho., r,0c; 10
o.., 81.00. Prepared by J. W. Holes.
Hardy's Prize linking Powder Is the
kind to use iu your baking.
A. .1. Watson of LlnnCieek Is attend-
Ing Circuit Court here this week, he
being the defendant Iu a large damage
suit brought here on change of venue.
Dr. George M. Moore of Linn Creek
Is In tills city thin ucck, being called
as a witness In the damage suit brought
here from Camden county on change of
We understand that the deal where
by the Morgan County Coal Company
becomes the owner of the Stover Coal
llank tract of .1, 1 1 1 acres iu the south
eastern part of this county, lias been
consummated, money paid over and
deed ie Ii vot i'il
Christmas Goods in Variety.
3D O Hi X-i 3
All sizes and styles, from the largest to tho smallest, either
Wax, China or Rubber, dress or undress.
Are the latest Ornaments. We have a limited number left.
Uiblos, Albums, Latest Copyright and .Juvenile Hooks, Alphabet
Mocks, Toy Trunks, Rubber Ralls, Mechanical Toys,
Parlor Novcltlos and Dresser Ornaments,
Picture and Photo Frames.
Fine Medalions, Games, Perfumes, Toilet Sets, Fancy Sta
tionery, and numerous orhor goods for tho Holiday Trade. Wo
ask you to come and seo for yourself.
Tlie Mdnlzel Drug Go.
Brought Hero for Iturlnl.
The remains of Charles Dixon itolton,
who died at Trlnldnd, Col., Sunday,
December f), were brought to Ver
sailles for burial Friday of Inst week.
Decerned was the father of John M.
Itolton, and brothcr-ln-luw of Mrs. U!
V. N. Hudson and Attorney I. K. Wray
of tills city. He was born in South
Carolina April SI, 1H''0. Iu early boy
hood he moved with his parents to Jef
gerson City, Mo. In Ik-ID he was mar
ried to Kli.a J. Wray, to which union
live children were born, the eldest, a
daughter, having died In Infancy. The
surviving children are John M.,of Ver
sailles, I). W.,nfJoplin, Mrs. II. Pilk
inglon nnd J, D. llollon of Trlnldnd,
Col. Deceased was one of a large fam
ily, all of whom are dend except two
brothers and one sister. He was a res
ident of this city until five years ago,
when he was stricken with paralysis,
he then moved to Colorado hoping the
change would benefit his health, but
owing to his advanced years he finally
succumbed to the ravagts of the dis
ease. On arrival of the body here in
terment took lace in the City cem
etery. A .lust Compliment.
Prof, (lillum In the Otlcrvlllu Mail
last week paid the. following compli
ment to Kv-Gov. SI. John who lectured
to the students of the college:
"On Monday evening last ex-Governor
John P.St. John, of Olatlie, Kan
sas, delivered ills famous lecture, "Cap
ital," to the students of Olterville Col
lege. The chapel was filled to over
flowing and to judge from the frequent,
applause, the lecture was highly nppie
eiated. Thu faculty of the college aie
very grateful to those present for the
hearty support given the lecture.
'J" lis being our first, lecture, wo am
proud of It, and from every standpoint
It was a success. To Governor St. John
the citizens, patrons, students and fac
ulty extend their highest appreciation.
Tlie scholarly manner and splendid de
livery of the lecture were such that we
hope the Governor will favor us again."
WANKTD Trustworthy lady or gen
tleman to manage business in this coun
ty and adjoining territory for house of
solid financial standing. Slid straight
cash salary and expenses paid each
Monday direct from headquarters. Kx
pense money advanced; position perma
nent. Address Manager, tior Motion
Itldg. , Chicago.