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(Successor toTHK DKMOCKAT.)
W. W. KINLOCH, Proprietor.
J.titered in the Post Office at Versailles,
Missouri as second cIim mail matter,
.Subrcrlption Price, $1.00 a Year.
Phone Me. 103
Cow;RC!bas decided that Presi
dent Roosevelt's spelling must be
Talking of trusts, what is the mat
tcr with the Mathers Trust o( Ver
ulle? There's an octopus that gets
jou by the neck every time.
The Missouri legislature will soon
he in session, and its members will be
:ure of the sympathy of the occupants
of the big stone building farther
Titn New York Kvening Telegraph
prints an article on 'pretty Mermaid
( kwns. " Such gowns evidently con
tain substance for a wierd talc, even
though it were a little fishy.
Six months ago Missouri had only
nine counties without saloons. Now
the has thirty-nine that are tolerably
fry, and there is n.o good reason why
there should not be one hundred and
fourteen of them in that condition.
Tin: Missouri Legislature meets
January 2nd, and then Washington
will have to take a back beat, for Jef
ferson wilf be in the lime light, and
T.ov. Folk will be the man behind the
big stick, and he will probably have
lo use it on his Democratic bretliern.
Gov. Folk's stand on road im
provement will meet the approbation
of every citizen in the state, unless it
lie a few io the cities who never have
use for anything but a granitoid
walk. Appropriation for good roads
will be more sensible than spending
it in some more unreasonable manner.
Kansvs Crrv is making an effort for
i lean streets. Here is a grand op
portunity for the city dads of Ver
sailles to get in their work, for cer
tainly no city ever needed her streets
put in better coalition. To have the
rubbish removed would wonderfully
jinprcve the Jooks of the city, even if
nothing more'cotild be done.
the incoming collector. Simply that
and nothing more, Bro. Cotton.
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Married at the M. E. Parsonage,
Sunday evening at 4 p. in., Dec. 16th,
Rev. S. W. Emory officiating, Edward
E. Krceling, of Versailles, and Miss
Minnie M. Rasa, of Florence.
The following were issued since
our last report. Unless the . young
folks brace up, and splice up, we are
afraid it will be rather a blue Christ
mas for Thomas an'i Schannep.
f Edward E. Krceling, Versailles.
I Minnie M. Rasa,
j Jessie Ritchie,
Joseph T. Fischer,
Rachel N. Cramer,
That the voters of Missouri will
have submitted to them for rejection
or. approval at the next election the
question as to whether the state shall
oin Maine, Iowa anil Kansas, and
adopt prohibition, is a topic now b -ii
discussed by state politicians 1
thobc interested in legislative uflaii.
U the instance' of the Anti-Saloon
League, it is said, a rctiolulion will be
ntroduced in the house soon after the
next session of the legislature begins.
proposing an amendment to the con
stitution making Missouri a prohibi
tion state. The league, it is claimed,
has sent a circular letter to.ths mem
bers of the legislature asking what
position they will take in the event
such a resolution is introduced' and
icels so encouraged from, the replies
received that the matter will be pre-.-cnted.-
St. Joseph Observer.
Here's to the newswaper men who
will represent their counties in the
next Missouri I.'jgMature 13 of
'.hem, and may there be no ill fortune
on account of the number.. John
llannay of the Versailles leader, will
.'0 from. Morgan county : W. I.. Nel
on of. the Itunceton Ivigle, goes from
Cooper, while Mac Thralls will repre
sent Henry county. All good fellows
with plenty of good how. sense some
thing not to.be said; oi some of the
mis) representatives of, the past.
While the above reads r.iv;e,. we are
Mire- Representative NarlL-ct will' take
exceptions tO' the boost given, Bro.
Hunrwy at his, expense. For the ben
efit of che Review wc will say that
R. A, Njnrte'et, the Republican- e.ur
ilidute fofR3tre.entative, was etetted
hand dov,-ifc,i' John liannay was.
the- only. Iriroocrai above county
Iridic , elected' on the Democratic
When making your good resolu
tions for 1007, make one, and stick
to it, that you will use only first-class
stationery and up-to-date printing,
and that you will bring your orders to
the Morgan County Republican, for
that is the only kind wc furnish.
To Equalize Assessments.
The Executive Committee of the State
Assessors Association held a meeting at
Jefferson City last week and it is said
drafted a bil in the furtherance of uni
form assesMiicut. This la an important
mutter ami ought to have the aid of I he
best talent in the state capital and the
legislature to help it along. It should
he especially stipulated that assessments
shall not he copies from former assess
ment books to make the work easier and
quicker done. And if the law does not
now allow enough for full fresh assess
ments, then iucreitse the pay. The of
fice of the assessor being the base on
which nil taxes aie paid to sustain every
department of the county and state,
sliould be intelligently and faithfully
performed.- Clinton Tribune,
Is what you make it.
Thtr is nothing more ap
propriate far m. Gift than a
nice piece of Furniture.
Is the season that gladdens
the Heart with the Joy of
giving, a a a a a
A part of the pleasure of giving is in choosing from the
myriad of beautiful things in which our
Full Furniture Elegance
At Moderate Prices
Is What We Offer For Holiday Presents.
Make your selections early, have them delivered, or ship
ped when desired. EX fil Of Ei 3
W. H. Doyle.
be allowed on a public road. If the load
to be carried is to be over 1 000 lbs. the
tire should be four inches wide, if over
3OOO lbs. the ,tfre should be six incites
wide and no wheel should be less than
four feet high for front wheels. The low
wheel oil the road ia a nuisance and a
team killer. It is u matter of fact that
the low wheel wagon is a iood thing on
the farm, that is for the man but not for
the team. Hut let the wheels be high or
low the broad tire is what we all need,
they will not cut deep ruts in our fields,
aud will do more to keep the highways
in order than half the road hands do
Written fur tht Riifuiilicah.
While the S4bjc ct of good roads is be
ing so extensively discussed, and the
time for the- Hireling of our state legisla
ture is drawing near, it does seem to me
Uutt all who are in favor of gooil roads,
or in favor of improving the roads in any
way, should come forward iind speak out
in such a maimer that every member of
the House of Representatives would rea
lize the Uct that they are not properly
representing their constituents without
passing laws for the improvements of
our public road.
Hut who has any thing to suggest in
regard to the plan of improvements of
roads, The casual observer would posi
bly say, the improving of rods is but a
small mutter, ami any person is capable
of road overttetiig, or of superintending
the working of raids, But I claim that
it require.! man especially qualified, if
he would be a good road supervisor.
Roads am a great ileal like some other
thito;, they should be constructed with
an c tingle to the purpose for which
they .tot to be lined, and the nature of
till? .-or-t should largely depend ujxm the
viilua. ot thu ground, as well as the lay of
the ground over which the road is to lie
locuteih lie first thing is, to know how
tolocatoa, road, Roads should, when
posililc, run 011 limn, section, half or
quarter sections, hut wlurr this cannot
be done, an. is very oftetTtdc case, on ac
count of hi)!., creel: or. something else,
there should be did ifficieut cngiucur 10
locate the road ami gtt it located on the
best ground rowhle, aintvery often, it is
uo farther around tho- point of. a hill
Utan over it. After the. pnj r location
of the road comts the question, how are
we kmu'k to put the road, in order, ami.
J,-c.rit. in good order? Heie ai,eiigiueer'i,
servJctxnMy be maded ngitio, and right
here I Will) y our Legislative dads
should tei n Hud aay, no wsgon with a
Moved to Morgan County."
Mr. J. K. Hybee and family departed
this week for Morgan county where they
will make their home. Mr. By bee recent
ly bought a fine farm of 100 acres near
Marvin, in that county on which he will
li,-c. Two of his sons, R. 0. aud V. A.
Byb-c, reside in Marvin now, the former
runs h store there, and the latter is the
postmaster at that place.
. I'., II y bee was born and raised on
farm near this city anil when a young
man taught school for a number of ycais,
but for the past twenty-five years has
been engaged in farming, aud during his
long residence here he 1ms always enjoy
ed the confidence and esteem of all who
knew him. He is a u eful, good citizen,
and we regret to see him and his estcm-
able family leave the county.
We wish them every success in their
new home, and recommend them to the
community in which they will lUe, as ill
every way worthy of tlieir respect and
confidence. California Dispatch.
Hotleo of Annual Meeting.
Notice is hereby given 10 the
shareholders of the First National
Hank of Versailles, in Versailles, Mo.
that tba annual election to elect
eleven- director to serve said Dank
the ensuing year, will he held at said
Dank front 10 'clock a. m, to
o'clock i. M. on Tuesday January
J. I). Hubharu, Cashier
December 13, 190U.
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Real Estate Transfers,
Cliaa W. Kuvansugh the. ajMtuctcr,
notary public, insurance and real estate
agent, i ejKirts the following transfers of
real estate since our; last Issue:
John A. Ifannay, t ak to Win.
Ruin., 40 acres Jir.aeci 5. 4rfl8 S40-00
V, 1'.. Newmeyer, to. f S. CaUhan,
J. J. Steele and wife, to W. S. Par-
sous, 76 acres in sec. 5, 44, M. $100.0(1
Susan Allison, to Amos O Richard
son, ou acres 111 see. ua, n, in. ii.i-o
1). I,. B.iughman et al, to Joseph U.
Parsons, 123 acres in sec. 29 &1j, 15, 18,
Joseph Merriot. to Leonard Need,
und. ' of SO acres in sec. 14 & 15. 4'.
II. M. Kcevit and wife, to Wm
Olnev, Lot (5 of blk. I, Syracuse, Mo.
Char. P. Ilrowiifie'.d and wife, to
Mary 1'.. Browufield, 75 acres in sec. 23,
4., i. $1500 Oil
' W. P. Price and wife, to Syd. T.
Spurlock, puree! of gr.miiil is sec. aH &
S9, 41.16, $W0 00
W. 0, Thomas and wife, to Stephen
Mnrtim 40 acres iuec. IT, II , 16. $1 00
It. K Harm mid wife, to John M.,
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