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Morgan County Republican.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS.
Versailles. Mo., Thursday Morning, June 27. 1912.
4th of July Celebration at Alum Well Park
Versailles, Mo., Thursday, July 4th, 1912.
io:oo a. m. Automobile Parade.
10:30 to 11:00 a. m. Music by Stover Band.
11: 30 to 1 too p. m. Nail driving contest by ladies, on speaker's
stand, 1 2 nails, fim prize $2.50, second prize $1.00.
Ladies' cracker-eating contest, on speaker's stand. First prize $2.00,
second prize f itoo.
Music by band.
1 :3o p. m. Invocation by Rev.
Reading Declaration of Independence by Myrtle Handy.
a :oo to 3:00 p. m. Address by Judge John A. Blevens, of St. Louis.
3:00 p.m. Fiddlers' Contest, to play ''Arkansas Traveler"
and "Leather Breeches." First prize 85.50, second $2.50.
Prize ot $1 00 for oldest man, and prize of $1.00 for oldest woman on
Ten dollars cash and other presents will be given any couple marrying on
the speaker's stand.
50 yard dash, for men sixty or more years of age. First prize $3.00,
second 2. 00.
' 75 vard dash, men forty years or over, farmers only. First prize $3.00,
100 yard dash, any age, farmersonly, first prize $3.00, second $2.00.
An automobile contest will take place at six o'clock, race around the pub
lie square, l'rcmium of $5.00 for the winner.
Free moving pictures after supper, shown on north side of publje spuare,
Since sWeV bas two saloons they
feel they need another bank and it
wi!l probably soon o in.
Cyclone Johnson won half interest
in a lot at Stover, in a foot race.
We would not pick him out, from his
build, a being very quick on his feet.
He probably biat the pther felljw IN
Let the "To Franks1' take your
measure (or "Royal Tailored" suit
fyr ic it4 of July.
Jas. A. Ho'ichin advances one
proposition that he stands on that sure
ly commends him fur a Oovenor
that is he is a good tovU man. H w-
ever he can't out rank our present
Oovenor very maeh along that line.
Do you ever have fits? H not go to
the "Two Fianks" and gel a pair of
'Fi(z" overalts and you wil have one
ftt at leasf.
Qne of the most largely attended
weddings this locality has seen for a
long time was that of Mr. Peter J.
McDonough to Miss Prissie McClan-
ahan at the Catholic Church lues
day morning at 8:30. Mr. McDon
ough is engaged in the mercantile
business at Purvis in the north part
of Camden county. He is not a
stranger to our people having been
head clerk in one of the leading mer
cantile establishments in Versailles for
some time. He is a good industrious
level headed young man, well liked
by all who know him and is a fine
business man and working up a good
business where he is now located.
Miss McClannahan is a most estim
able young lady, a general favorite
among those best acquainted with her
who very much regret to see her leave
her home city where she was one of
the most popular teachers in the pub
lic school for several terms. The
wedding breakfast was served to a
large company of invited guests at
ten o'clock at the home of the bride,
Mr. and Mrs. John McClannahan.
I'he young couple received many
beautiful presents of silver, china-
ware, cut glass, etc. In the after
noon the young folks started for Pur
vis, which is to be their future home.
rather Pettyjohn, ot hlilon, per
formed the marriage ceremony.
Wra. Nesbit Dead.
The body of Mr. William Nesbit, a
young man twenty-five years old, was
brought in Sunday morning from Col
orado Springs where he has been for
some time trying to recuperate from
tubercular trouble, from which he
has been a sufferer for a long tunc.
It was believed tor some time that he
was going to recover. However this
dreaded disease had too much of
a hold on him and he suddenly
took worse and soon passed away.
He was a splendid christian young
man and those who knew him will
greatly miss him. The funeral ser
vices were conducted by Rev. Hes
ler at the residence of Mrs. (leorge
Petty Sunday afternoon at three
o'clock. Mr, John Nesbit, father of
the young man, who used to live
here, brought the body Ite're and is
still with us and will t for several
days. He has been in business for
some time in Idaho. His brother,
wife and son, of Carthage, attended
the funeral, also Mrs. Richardson, of
Rolla, Mo., who raised the young
man from a small child.
which she is running the Republican.
I'he Republican withes to thank the
Democrat for the good things he says
and just add, that if he has any young
men down there that he can recom
mend, that feels as he does, and wl"
let us know, wc will think the matter
Mr. Lester Nelson, so'i of Mrs
Ada Nelson, is home visiting home
folks. Lester has made good in the
oil business and is now one of the
leading traveling salesmen for a large
company who will soon send him to
Paris and expect to also
vjsit Si'uth America,
The Editor of the Ozark Democrat
hands us a very pretty boquet, while
commenting on an article that recent
ly appeared in the Republican, as
That's right; and it strikes this o'd
man that if he was a young newspaper
fellow looking for a wife Ije would just
hunt up Miss Be a right pow. A girl
who1 can write like that and do nil the
various things about the office and the
home that folks say Uea is doing ought
to make the fortunate fellow who gets
ber realize that it is "better to be born
have him lucky than rich." Seriously ( we con
gralulate Miss Bca on the fine style in
American I-ady Corsets
$1.00, S1.50 ft $2.00
American Lady, Slippers, black,
brown and white,
$2.50, S.00. $3.50
(typsy and Bear Brand Hose (or
ladies, misses and children, black,
brown and white,
iOC, 15c, 5e. 35c, 30c f l.OO
Indies, Misses and' Children's dress
es, embroidered, pique, gjnghain
and calico, .
SOc to 93.00
Corset Cover, 25c to $100
Skirts 50c to $3.50
Pants 25c to $1.00
Gowns 50c to 12.51
White Waists $1.00
Dress skirts, black, blue, grey, tan,
cream, black and white stripe
$3 00 16 $5.00
Automobile coats, $2.00 to $4.50
Silk Underskirts, black, bie and tan.
MEN'S MUSLIN UNDERWEAR.
Short sleeves aipl knee length i
shirts 50c, drawers 50c, union'
suits 90c .
Jno. W. Knoop.
Miss May Uosi has gone to Artesia
N. M. on a visit and witli the idea of
recuperating her hcath. It Miss
May don't gain twenty pounds out
there in that alfalfa country, BhV Cat
not return i