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GENtfRAl MISSOURI FARMING MINING) REAL ESTATEj RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
Versailles, MoM Thursday Morning, May 23. 1912.
One of the prettiest, most home
like and altogether beautiful weddings
that has occurcd in this city, was that
of Miss Roma Wray of this city and
Mr. David M Dobyns of Kansas City
nt the beautiful residence ol the Brides
Father and Mother, Mr. and Mrs. D.
K. Wray, on Van IStiren St., Monday
the 27th of May at ten o'clock a. m.
At the appointed time before a house
full of relatives and friends, the Bride
and croorn with Miss Maud Blair
as Bridesmaid and D. W. Martin as
groomsman marched into the parlor
to the beautiful strains of Lohengrin
wedding march played by Miss Bryan
Howard. The wedding ceremony pro
nounced by Rev. '.. T. Orr of the
l'resbyterrian church, was one of the
most impressive and beautiful ever
heard in this city. The Bride beau-
tifuly costumed, looked her best and
caused jpany tears to be shed among
her friends when they understood
that she would so soon be going away.
Miss Roma has always been one of
our prettiest and good homey girls
and every one most sincerely regrets
that from this on her home will be in
another city. She is a good musician
both vocal and insttimental and will
be greatly missed at her home. The
Groom, Mr.D.ivid Dobyns is a splen
did young man, coming to the front
in the business world and can well
congratulate himself on the helpmate
he has selected. After the wedding a
splendid lunch was served. The fol
lowing guests were present: Rev. and
Mrs... T. Orr, Mr. and Mrs. F. D.
Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. F, A. White,
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Todd, Capt.
and Mrs. Legere, Dr. and Mrs. P. G.
Woods, Air. and Mrs. Chas. Kardell,
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hardy, Mr. Mrs.
I). A. Fairley, Mr. Mrs. K. & I. Yar
nell and son, Mr. and Mrs. E. A.
Crewhon, Mrs. M. Joachimi Sr., Mrs.
J. T. Healc, Mrs. A. Popper, Misses
Bryan Howard, Irene Petty, Linda
Hieneman.Lorene Petty, Mary Beale,
Cora Hubbard. Maud Blair Henri
etta Jacobs, Netlrie MaCann and
Messrs. Alex. Jacobs, Robert Steph
ens, Robert Beale and J. McCann all
of this city and county. Also Mrs. H.
K. linloe of Jefferson City, Miss Ruth
Dobyns, Mr. J. T. Davidson and Mr.
W. W. Martin of Kansas City and
Mrs. Mircy Fairley of lionham Tex.
The many presents consisting of cut
glass, painteb chinaware, silver etc.
were beautiful and too numerous to
mention separatly. At two o'clock in
the afternoon a large circle of friends
wunt to the Rock Island Depot in
carriages, automobiles cct., carrying
rice with which they showered the
wedding party, mixed with more or
less kisses and tears, as they took
Iheir departure fur Kansas City, their
Mrs. White Entertains.
The Showers of good wishes"
entertainment given by Mrs. F. A.
White in honor of Miss Roma Wray
last Week proved to be not only one
of the most pleasant but one of the
most delightful society events of the
season. Many weie there from this
city and some from a distance and all
Announced Mrs. White a fine enter
tainer and the party a most pronoun
ceil success Those present were
Mesdamcs D. E. Wray, D. A. Fair
Icy, P. (i. Woods, E. P. Yarnall,
I). C. Hirdy Jr., Jesse Hardy, F. I).
H.urisoh, E. A. Crewson, A. Popper,
J. T. Bccle, H. N. Lutman, I. C.
Legere. of this city and Mrs. H. K.
Kiiloc of Jefferson City and Mrs.
Marcy Fairley of Bonhem Texas. The
young Ladies present were Misses
Roma Wrdy, Bryan Howard, irene
Petty, Lorene Petty, Beulah Hub
bard, Mary Hubbard, Cora Hubbard,
Maud Blair and Mary Beale. At four
thirty a splendid luncheon was served
and at five o'clock all left for their
homes, long to remember the very
pleasant time they had.
Voil and cashmere skirts see
J. W. Knoop
The recent fine rains have put the
meadows, pastures, oats and wheat
growing In good earnest, but it is
doubtful if so much rain at this time is
very good for wheat and corn, however
it has put new life in everything and
The people are talking very earn
estly of having tlje court house ring
investigated. We think it a good
plan for there does certainly seem to
be a real big "nigger" 'kivered" up
under somebody's hat. Let the peo
ple see what their hirelings are doing.
The servant should not bo above his
master. Honest men fear no harm
from a thorough investigation. ( 'tit
er counties have made money by
getting acquainted with their seivnnts
and their business. Let Morgan try
Ben Comer and family, of Ver
sailles, visited and fished near Enid
the past few days.
Miss Maude Brown visited Ethel
Shores Hunter hasjas. Barber pull
ing the grader with his engine and
they have worked the Buell lane and
have begun work on the state road.
Mr. 5uell ant! family will move
this week to the Mills residence in
Versailles, which he purchased rec
ently. W. A.'s big farm will bi
looked after by clerk Ed Houser,
with W. A. acting as foreman.
Last week the friends of P. M.
Silvey, who has been sick so long,
went in with 8 3-horse sulkey plows,
harrows and planters and put out Mr.
Silvey's crop. Mr. Silvey has had a
hard tussle of several months with
pneumonia and rheumatism and is
physically in a bad condition.
The W. M. S. at Antioch Church
will serve a twenly-five cent supper
between the hours 6:00 and 10:00
p. m. Saturday evening June ist. "Buy
Ice cream and cake will be served
at ten cents. Orchestra music, fur
Miss Viola Hershey of Pa. a mission
ary to Bogra, India, will be present
Saturday evening, Sabbath morning
11 :00 a. m. and 8:00 p. m. and ad
dress the people. A rare opportunity
for all. come help tho moment, and
enjoy the services.
I. Ossman Pastor.
The and Annnal Field Meet, of
Versailles High School, was held at
the school grounds Saturday, May
The following were the events and
120-yd High Hurdle, Eugene Agee
1st, Marion Otten 2nd, Robert Toler
3rd ; time 21 3-4.
Pole Vault, Farris Woods 1st, 6 ft,
8 in; George Clodfelter and Vivian
Williams tied for second place.
120 yd Low Hurdle (boys), Mora
Keevil ist, Alvin Boyce 2nd, Wesley
Moore 3rd: time 20 2-5 sec.
Standing Broad Jump, Gussie
Heineman ist, 8 (t. 3 in ; Mario
Otten 2nd, Dougias Hubbard 3rd.
Running High Jump (boys), Wesley
Moore first, 4 ft 6 in ; Mancel Morris
2nd, Alvin Boyce 3rd.
220 yd Low Hurdle, DoUglas Hub
bard ist, Gussie Heinemsn and,
Robert Toler 3rd; time 32 sec.
Girl's Base Ball Throw, I.ela Shivd
ly ist, 75 feet; Nora Toler 2nd,
Mable I-each 3rd.
Discus Throw, Douglas Hubbard
ist, 87 ft 3 in; Marion Otten 2nd,
Robert Toler 3rd.
50 yd Dash, Douglas Hubbard ist,
Gussie Heineman and, Robert Toler
3rd ; time 5 i- sec.
Running Broad Jump, Robert Tol
er ist, 15 ft 6 1-2 in; Gussie Heine
man and, Eugene Agee 3rd.
So yd Dash (boys), Vivian Wil
liams ist, Wesley Moore 2nd, Man
cel Morris 3rd ; time 6 3-4 sec.
Shot Put,. Douglas Hubbard ist,
34 ft 10 in; Marion Otten and, Rob
ert Toler 3rd.
220 yd Dash, Douglas Hubbard
ist, Gussie Heineman 2nd, Robert
Toler 3rd ; time 26 1-2 sec.
Boy's Relay Race 50 yds, Vivian
Williams and Wesley Moore Jist,
George Clodfelter and Alvin Boyce
2nd, Mancel Morris and Mara Keevil
3rd ; time 12 1-2 sec.
Standing High Jump, Douglas
Hubbard ist, 3ft 7 in; Eugene Agee
2nd, Vivian Williams 3rd.
Girl's Relay Race, Mable Iach
and Lcla Shively ist, Nora Toler and
Sadie Clodfelter 2nd; time 161-4
100 yd Dash, Douglas Hubbard ist,
Gussie Heineman and, Robert Toler
3rd; time 11 1-2 sec.
Running High: Kick, ' Marion Ot
ten ist, by default.
Relay Race 100 yds, Douglas
Hubb id and Eugene Agee ist,
Gussie Heineman and Robert Toler
2nd ; Time 26 sec.
Running High Jump, Eugene Agee
ist, s ft 2 in ; Marion Otten 2nd,
Douglas Hubbard 2nd.
Three-Legged Race, Eugene Agee
and Robert Toler ist, Douglas Hub
bard a d Marcel Forman 2nd, Man
cel Morris and Alvin Boyce 3rd ; time
7 3-4 sec.
Mile Run, Eugene Agee ist, Mar
ion Otten 2nd, Robert Toler 3rd;
time 5 min. 33 sec.
The pupils of Versailles High
School desire to thank those who
helped in any way to make this meet
possible and a success. The Associ
ation desires to thank Mr. White for
having the track dragged for this
You will find Bargains in hats and
flowers, work guaranteed to please
Mr. W. R. Stevenson makes his
announcement in this week's Repub
licak for re-election tor the office of
county surveyor. While Mr. Steven
son has had this office for a little
more than one term, he has really
had it only one term as he filled out
an unexpired term at first. He has
been giving good satisfaction and U
now much better qualified to fill the
office than when he first took it. He
has had to buy a lot of expensive in
struments and books in order to do
the work that has to be done
and feels that he should be con
sidered for another term. He is a
good man, straightforward and hon
est and we believe the voters of the
county will stand by him for ic-clec
Moses Best Flour
The Highest Grade
Red Turkey Wheat Flour
Handled In Versailles.
EAery sack sold with a gttaran-
jg tee and a request from the mill
jg to return to your
g your money back
Handled only by
M. L. Joachiitli's Cash Store.
4th of July Meeting.
A meeting ol tho citizens of Ver
sailles and vicinity ia culled for Mon
day evening, June aid, at 8 o'clock,
to lie held in the circuit court room.
for the purpose of organizing Tor the
celebrution of tue4lh of July in Ver
sailles. Everybody is invited to
attend the meetinw, ursaillcs does
nothing by halves. The celebration
will bo a glorious oue, but there is
work to do, and every citizen should
lend n helping hand. Let tho attend
ance upon Monday night's meeting
be a largo uud euthusiustiu oue.
Suscrlbe for the Republican
Lost Friday night in front of the
Methodist church, a h'nht blue cro
cheted bag, filet pattern, ball fringe,
blue silk lining. Contains handker
chief, chamois skin, small hand glass.
Reward. Return to Rkpuiiucvn
Look, Look, Look ! !
Gold Medal flour
Home Produce flour
We pay cash for wool.
Yours for business,
C. H. MASON.
grocer and get
if not exception-
I have for sale the following at bar
gain prices. One Remington No. 7
nearly new Typewriter, to make
luick Sale Will sell for $2500. One
Cadialac two passenger Automobile.
Just the thing for a rrtail carrier, bran
new engine, and in good shape. A
big bargain, 995.00. One byciclc,
bran new with best tires money can
buy, coaster brake coj. t new $35.00
will sacrafice for $28100. One heating
stUve, cost nety $22.50 goes for ji2.
One 2x7 Preme Cartterdi and out fit
over $00.00 worth of stuff. $35.00
gets it. One 4 year old horse, gentle,
and sound. 10 hands high, one near
ly new rubber tire stanhope, with
lamps, one set brass mounted harness
an outfit easy worth $275.00 or
5300.00 quick sale 5195.00- My rea
son for selling the above stuffy Is that
I have not the time to tak care of, of
use them. Write or sec.
Mo. l'ac. Ry.