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CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
K Seventh Year.
Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Aug. 24, 1900,.
"T f 7" J OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF
ClOSmg Ullt Oale! I Summer Dress Goods
MHHBMIHHMHHHHHIHHBHMHHJ As well as the Entire Stock of
Ready - To - Wear Garments
The Fall and Winter Goods will soon be on the way and we must make room for the coming
Season. See the extra Low Prices.
LADIES' SHIRT WAISTS.
Each and every garment is
strictly up-to-date and made by
the best manufacurers in the
east; here are a few of the extra
good values: $1.00, 1.25; 1.50,
1.75, 2.00 and $2.50. Any of
the waists are worth 35 to 50 per
We still have several nice pat
terns of Mattings, we cannot sell
them in winter time so we let
go of them now at one fourth off
the regular price.
Popper's For Mattings.
embroidered Waist Patterns.
We still have a large stock to
select from, not wishing to win
ter them over we have decided to
sell them at prices ranging from
$1.25 to $5.00 in order to sell
them quick. They all go at one
third off of the regular price.
MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS.
See our line of Men's Dress
Shirts at 50c, 75c, $x, 1.25, 1.50
and 2.00, there is nothing to
compare with them at that price.
Popper's for Shirts.
Here is where the knife does its work. No
attention is paid to what the goods are or will
be worth, we must make room for others that
are on the way. The entire summer stock must
go. Summer Coats and Pants, a regular Out
ing Suit worth $12, will go in this sale, includ
ing a Fancy Vest, for $lO.OO.
We have a large stock of sin
gle Pants, these also go with the
rest at closing out prices.
EMPORIUM Won CLOTHING
Remember that the rest of the
Departments are full of good
things at extra low prices.
YOURS TO PLEASE,
Leader in Low Prices and First-Class
S Office .'PI.oq.
H. K. ENLOE,
Shirts, Shirts, Shirts of all kinds, at
I LOCAL NEWS.
was Democratic day in
Good Fits Guaranteed in Clothing
at the Famous.
The G. A. R. encampment is in
progress at Eldon this week.
Attorney John F. Gibbs was attend
ing circuit court in Linn Creek this
Mrs. H. G. Chalfant, who has
been visiting her parents in Iowa,
arrived home this week.
B. P. Anderson, wife and daughter
Marie, departed Tuesday for a three
weeks visit in Oklahome.
Mrs. E. P. Cook and little daughter
of Calfornia, Mo., are the guests of
Versailles friends this week.
Baby Colson, the child wonder,
will appear at the Opera House with
I.ightncr The Wizard & Co
The Tipton Street Fair is on the
boards this week and a number of
our people are in attendance.
John C. Bonnell one of the proml
nent Rock Island Industrial officials
was at the City Hotel Wednesday
Frank Hamlin, who has been in
Scdalia for several weeks, returned to
his home in this city Tuesday even
W. C. Thomas, who will succeed
himself as circuit clerk, is making
frequent drives in the interests of his
Att'y W. T. Whittington of Craw
fordsville, Ind., who has extensive
interests in Morgan county, is in town.
Mrs. August Kurtz and two daugh
ters, Clara and Addie, from Boone
villc, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Inschoe this week.
Fred Nichols Manager of the Nat.
Poultry and Egg Co., wants your
produce, poultry, eggs, etc., and
will, as he always has, pay the high
est market price lot the natec.
Private money to loan by Chas.
Still at the old stand and ready to
pay the highest market prices for
poultry, butter, eggs, junk, etc. Fred
Nichols, Mang'r Nat. Poultry House.
Lightner The Wizard that won
derful magician and a superb com
pany of talented assistants, will be
the attraction at the Opera House
Aug. 29 and 30.
Estelle and 1 Dev. Devinna departed
Tuesday for , Oklahoma, where they
will visit friends and look over the
new country. Their destination is
Muskogee and Tulsa
Miss Walt Gunn departed Tuesday
for Nevada, Mo., where she will
visit her sister, Mrs. E. C. Morrison,
who has been quite sick, but who is
now reported as improving.
Buy a copy of the Sunday Post-
Dispatch from Warren Tillman, the
agent, and read good fiction which
is furnished at a high price. A copy
of Sunday edition costs only 5c.
Next week, after-we get matters
straightened around, we will place the
Republican ticket in lull at the head
of our editorial columns to remain
there until the close of the present
A game of ball at the ball park in
this city last Sunday alternoon be
tween the married men and single
men resulted in a score of 8 to 7 in
favor of the single men. The game
was a good one.
Joe Thruston, who has been in St.
Louis for some time past, arrived here
For fresh tender meats at all times,
call on the Butcher and Grocer.
C. H. Price.
Mrs. John Wassung, accompanied
by Chas. Goodman, wife and little
son John, departed last Sunday for
Colorado Springs, Colo., where they
will remain a time for the benefit of
the health of both ladies.
Aug 29 and 30 are the dates 15,
25 & 35 are the prices ,jand Lightner
the Wizard & Cy tbfajtraction
that gives you- more entertainment
for your money than any other show
which will visit the city this season.
Miss Ada Swezey and niece little
Miss Edna Randolph of Marengo.
Iowa, returned to their home Tues
day morning, after a pleasant visit
with the lady's sister Mrs. H. A.
young- Miss Swezey had a most cn
Dr. C. C. Price came down from
Kansas City last Saturday and spent
the week with his parents Mr. and
Mrs. Elwyn Price and other Ver
sailles friends. He was accom
panied by Percy James, son of Dr.
James, of Kansas City.
Secretary N. A. Stone, of the
Bunccton Fair, has our thanks for a
season complimentary to the eleventh
annual meeting which is to be held
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of
next week and we will likely make
one of the throng who will attend the
Fair next week.
In the report of the Democratic
convention last week we stated that
T. P. Bond of Harnett was Secretary
ol the Democratic Central Commit
tee. This was a mistake, as W. T.
last Saturday night and is now quar-. Petty the new member of the west
ward of Versailles was chosen as sec
retary of the new committee.
H. G. Chalfant, Rock Island agent
in this city, was granted a vacation
and departed yesterday for Chicago,
and from there will go to New York
City and other eastern points. Agent
Chalfant has not taken a vacation
since he assumed the duties of his
office here and has earned a much
tered with 1). C. Hardy, Jr., as
pharmacist. Joe is a good drug
clerk and we are glad to see him here
Geo. Castor, residing four miles
south of town, this week showed us a
fine sample of broom corn, the first
of the season. Mr. Castor has 12
acres of this crop, and feels that it
will pay him as well as any crop he
has ever raised.
George S. Luzzadder, Great Sachem
of the order of the Redmen of Mis-
. i 1 1
ouri, was in tins ciiy several nays
this week holding a school of In-
Chas. W. Kavanaugh the Abstracter
would like to write your deeds,
mortgages, contracts, etc.
Bring your poultry, eggs, butter,
hides and junk to the old reliable
Nat. Poultry House, where you get
the highest market prices and good
treatment. Fred Nichols, Manager.
The Interstate Good Roads con
vention, under the auspices of the
State Board of Agriculture, will be
held at Chillicothe, Mo., September
3 to 8, inclusive. The program has
been prepared and aentiourand each
day will be made of special interest
Some of the best speakers in the
state are on the program
Lightner the Wizard and Co. , carry
an elegant velvet stage setting, and
present all of the latest and best
illusions, and give an evening's
entertainment of mystery and mirth,
which you must see to appreciate, as
words will not do it justice. They
i are billed to appear at the Open
House for 2 nights Aug. 29 & 30.
James Huff, 92 years of age, died
on Thursday of last week at his home
three miles south of this city. He
had been quite feeble for some time
and three weeks ago had a paralytic
stroke which terminated in death
He was one of the old citizens of this
vicinity. The funeral was conducted
Friday, the remains having been
interred at Oak Grove cemetery.
W. T. Petty cashier of the First
National Bank was in Chicago last
week returning home Thursday night.
He accompanied his brother, Chas.
U. Petty, to Chicago where the latter
entered a hospital under special treat
ment for erysipelas, one of his legs
giving him no little trouble. It is
hoped by Charlie's friends that the
treatment may be totally beneficial
The concrete foundation on the
Odd Fellows block was completed
this week and now the promoters of
this fine structure are preparing to
start in on the brick work. Iglehart
& Deskin are getting the stone work
ready to place, while the contract for
The Latest New Idea 10c
Patterns now on sale at Carl
W. Biersach's, on the corner.
The series of ball games between
Versailles and Kldon on the latter's
home grounds last week resulted in
favor of Eldon. The first on Wed-
Don't Blame Me!
It is not my fault. I have plenty
of good tender Meats, and if you will
struction for the benefit of the local persist in eating old tough stuff, keep
nesday resulted 9 to0. the second 8
to land the third 4 to 3, with Ver
sailles at the short end each time.
Lee's Summit team this week were
more successful defeating Eldon in
the first game by a score.c-LfV to 2.
A special election was held Tues
day in the east ward in this city to
fill a vacancy in the Board of Alder
men caused by the resignation of
James E. Morris. Three candidates
were in the field, Will L. Stephens,
Orrin Hamlin and J. M. Duff. The
vote resulted as follows: Stephens
56, Hamlin 9, Duff 3, hence W. I..
Stephens is the alderman for the un
John T. Doty -.and wife of Excel
sior were in this city 'attending to
business matters last Friday. Mr.
Doty, who has not been a resident of
Morgan county long, appears to be
well pleased with this county. His
son Geo. Doty has just returned from
north Missouri, their former home,
where he had been making a visit
with old friends and neighbors. The
RKrunucAN goes to this good family.
Since the state meeting of the
Seventh Day Adventists closed in
this city one of their large tents with
four of the family tents were pitched
on the Rankin lots on South Monroe
street where meetings have been held
since Wednesday night of last week.
Elder E. A. Merrcll, assisted by Rev.
A. T. Miller is in charge of the meet
ings, while those occupying the
family tents are also aiding in the
work. They are having a large
attendance at each night service.
Fine Job Printing.
Mr. Tillman has agreed to stay
with us for a while, and we can guai
antee you the best job printing be-
lodge here, notice of which is given it yourself
in another column
C. H. Mason,
The Get There Butcher.
tween St. Louis and Kansas City, or
the hardware to be used in the block . rather between the Mississippi and
has been let to K. M. Duff. Con-(theKaw, at reasonable rates and
tractor Hamlin is looking after the prompt delivery. All work guar
wood work, J. T. Shores having had antteed. Give us a trial,
the concrete work. This looks good B A Williams, the South Side gr
as far as our home people are con- ceryman, handle a choice Hue of fw
ccrne d ; (wrwa tn4 oa&aed gootU.