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Special tales on psee ailvertUements.
For Assessor Howard C. ftaugherty
For Treasurer Orvil Mew.
For Surveyor Wm. R. Stephens.
It's only about tnounth until election
and the emulates urc beginning to
lte.it the brush in good shape.
Speakers are coining in and from this
on, polittcs will be the main business
until election is over.
The Ueputllicans of this county
have .1 candidate for representative that
they certainly can vote for, no man
stands higher in Morgan caunty than
J. W. Kauflman. Mc has lied here a
great many years and has been one of
the most progressive and snccessful
larmers in the county. A man of
splendid good sense, he can always
be counted on as doing the right
thing at the right time. The voters
of this country will certainly make a
mistake if they fail to send Mr. Kaff
man to the legislature.
Our county court must be often out
of meat, coffee and sugar, judging by
the frequency of its sesssions. but trie
salary fund is probably in good slnpc
and must be spent.
"Whereas, Edward Norris and Olive Norrls, his
wire, of tneir certain accu ui iiuh, uaicu mc un
day of April 1910 and recorded In book 21 at page
Dly 01 aeea recorus 01 OTorRBU kunniTninumi,
conveyed to the undersigned trustee the follow-
in Afmrrthmtt ml estate situate In the Count of
Morgan and State of Missouri to-wlt: Xt eleven
111 In Block "B" of Williamson's addition to
(he town f now City of Terssilles, Mliwouri, ex
cept a strip eleven 11 feet wide off of the South
side or said lot, usen as an aiicj,
rttr th nsTmrnt of a certain nejri
, . . . . .. . ,.
issory note In said oeen 01 trust aescriDea,
in trust to se
ol table prom-
whereat default has been made In the payment
of aald note and the same is uow long since aue.
Mow, therefore, notice Is hereby given, that at
the request of the legal holder of said note, I
will, on Saturday the 19th day of October, 1912
between the hours of nine o'clock in the tore
noon and five o'clock of the afternoon of that
day, sell the real estate herein described, at pub
lic vendue to the highest bidder for cash In hand
at the Court House door In the City of Ver
sailles, County of Morgan a nd Stale of Missouri,
for the purpose of satisfying said Indebtedness
and the expenses of executing this trust.
Amos A, Knoor, Trustee.
Notice of Truitet'i Sale.
Whereas. Alice Callahan and James S. Calla
han, her husband, by their Deed of Trust, dat
ed January 15th, 1907. filed for record December
29th, 1908 at 9.15 p. m , and recorded In Mort
gage book 24. on page 23s. In recorder of Deed's
office of Morgan County, Mlnourl. conveyed to
me the west half of) the northwest quarter of
section five, township 44, of range 18, containing
76 acres, more or I'ss, in trust to secure the ir
promissory note of even date therewith and
therein described. And, whereas, default has
been made in the payment of said note secured
by said deed of trust, and the same now remains
due and unpaid and the trustee named In said
deed of trust has refused 'to act. Now, there
fore, at the request of the legal holder of said
note. I hereby give notice that I will on Friday,
the 4th day ot Octolier. 1912. between the hours
of 9 o'clock a. m and o'clock p. m. of that
day, sell said property at public vendue, for
cash, to the highest bidder, at the front door of
the court house of Morgan County, In the city of
Versailles, in Mm gnu County, Missouri, to satis
fy said debt, interest and costs.
This, thellth day of September. 1912.
ClIAS. It. GOODMAN.
Sheriff of Morgan Coumv Mn
Ordar of Publication.
('l.auip.lark's work for Wilson is a
weak invitation of the job llryan did
The devil is off on a vacation hav
ing turned his business over in The
Taft mud machines until N i ember
Hth the "Father of his" couldn't
Curry the new s to
he was there himself,
did it himself.
Well, then, he
We are in favor of the single tax
for bachelors and old maids. We
would tax every male, striving at the
age of 21 years without a mate, the
sum of S50. and increase the penalty
S10. each birthday, until 80, then
Oslerize him. For old maids would
make the fine just half, but the
punishment as a wind-up.
State of Missouri, County of Morgan, SS.
In the Circuit court, Morgan county, Missouri,
December term, 1912 Adam Meyers plaintltT,
Nathan P. Stevens.lf living, and If dead, then
the unknown heirs devisees grantees and wid
ow of said Nathan I'. Stevens;
Koberl Williamson an 1 Catharine Williamson
livinir ami if dead, then the unknown heirs.
devisee and grantee of aid Koberl William
The Slate or Missouri 10 me auove named de
You are hereby notified that the above named
plaintiff has this day fi'ad his petition, dulv ver
ified, with the undersigned clerk of the Circuit
court of said county in vacation, where in said
plaintiff alleges that he is the owne- of the
south hall of the north wet quarter, section '),
township 44, range 18 in said county of Morgan;
that he and those under whom he claims have
lieen for more than tell years last pased. in the
open, notorious, actual adverse possession there
of; that the legal and equitable title to silne
emanated from the government over ten years
ago' that the defendants, Nathan 1. Steven and
Kntrrt Williamson and Catharine Williamson,
if living, seem to have some record claim of
title to said land as apparent patentee and
grantees as shown by plat book of said county
and the mortgage records thereof, and If they
lie dead then their heirs, devisees and grantees
me unknown to plaintiff. ho for that reason
ranniit et forth their name herein nor describe
their interest lor the reason that same Is un
known In plaintiff; that the said defendants
are not resilient" i' the state of Missouri; that
they have never been in the actual possession of
said laud, but that such annarent record owner
ship of said defendants I" 'iilil land Is adverse
and prejudicial In the pl.ili. tiff. Whereupon, It
is ordered by the clerk of this rnurt in vacation
that sahl defendants be untiti.-,! I,v ntibllcatlon.
tltat plaintiff has commenced n suit ngalnst
them in this court, the object ami ireneral nature
of which is to try, adjudge and determine the
line in ine saiu sonui nan ol tne iiunwesi
quarter section 9, township 44 range 18 in aid
county, and for n ilerree divesting the defend
ants o'f right, title or interest therein and lo vest
such appaiant Interest as they may hold to s.iid
lauds in the ulalntifT nttil tliul nnli'ss thev be
and npiH-ar at this court, al the next term there
of to Id-begun and holdea at the Courthouse
in the city of Versailles, in said county on the
'ith day ol December nest and on or liefnre the
first day or said term. ansver or plead loth
petition herein, the same will I taken as con
fessed and judgment will be rendered accord
ingly, Ami it Is further ordered that a copy
hereof be published once a week for four con
secutive Merles in the Mnrean Count KKi'l'iil.l-
c.n. n weekly newsater printed anil publ sheil
in said Morgan couutv, the last insertion lo be al
least thirty divs before the first day of said next
ICI 111 J1 (Ills t-.nn .
Jno. J Jumps, Circuit Clerk.
A true copy from the record
Witness my hand and the -'-.ii of the Circuit
Court of Morgan county, Missouri, this the 1st
day of Octolier, 1912.
IKAi,l Jno, J. Jonks Circuit Clerk.
To Teachers o! Morgan County.
Your grade in ability will be based
largely on the methods used, the ac
curcy with which you follow the
course oi study, and your Reading
Your grade on management will
depend largely on the decipling main
tained in your school rooms, and in
terest shown in Tetcher's Meetings.
No 3rd year work to be given this
year, as all 3rd year pupils work with
4th year class. No 5th year work to
be given this year, as all 5th year pu
pils work with 6th year class. No
7th year work to be given, as all 7th
year pupils work with 8th year class.
Teach largely by outline. The
proper use of the typical method in
cludes the outline method typical in
this sense does not mean paragraph.
A text in Language, Nature Study,
Spelling in the lower grades, Oral
Geography, 1st and 2nd year num
ber's etc., is utterly impossible, unless
you are larger than any text on these
subjects COULD BE you will make a
failure of teaching them. Get larger,
or, in other words, be bigger than
Study the course of study and text
books carefully, that you may know
how long each lesson must be in order
to cover the work in each month.
If you have more classess than the
State suggests the fault is yours
improve your methods.
The State Course of study has
made good, it is being used, it is us
able. Don't say, "I do the best I
can ; I am trying to use it," etc.,
such expressions admit failure.
Make your school interesting to
yourself and pupils.
M. Wtav Witten,
Supt. of Morgan Co.
W. Curtis, Vicc-Pres.
A. Crewson, Vice-Pres.
T. P.Bond. Pres.
W. A. Buei.l, Cashier
Price Jones, Asst. Cash'r
First National Bank
Condensed Official Statement Sept. 4, 1912
Capital stock $30,000.00
Surplus and profits.. 12,004.0
Bills Papable 20,000.00
Loans and discounts $141 ,3a5.19
Bank building and furniture 0,250.00
Bonds and premiums 34,630.00
Five per cent redemp'n fund 1 ,500.00
Cash and sight exchange 46,241.92 Deposits 136,003.07
Total $233,007.11 Total $233,007.11
The above statement is correct,
' , W. A. Bukli., Cashier.
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT DEPOSITARY.
We carry ample insurance again s burglary and robbery Burglar-proof
lime-lock safe. Conservative management. Business solicited.
Mrs. Mario J. Wilcox Dead.
Died at the home of her son, Rev
J. b. Wilcox, near Glcnstead, Tuea-
ilay morning, Oct. 1st, 1012 at 6:30,
ol heart failure, aged 74 years, 2
months and 20 days. Mrs. Wilcox
was born in Cooper county, Mo
July 2nd, 1838. Her remains will
be intercd in the Kapps cemetery,
Aioniteau county, I nursday.
John C. Driver Dead.
When Uncle John C. Driver died
last Thursday the 20th of September.
Morgan county lost one of the best
men that ever lived in the county.
e natt liven m this countv since
1371 and if there was ever a word
said against him. we never heard it.
He was born in Virginia in 1843, was
married in 1805, his wife having died
about three years ago. Ten children
were born to this family, eight of
whom are yet living. Mr. Driver has
been a member oi the Mennonite
church" tor about fortv years, being a
deacon in that church most of that
time. He will be greatly missed in
the community where he lived, for he
could always be depended on to tlo
the right thing at the right time.
Perfectly honest and straight forward
in all his dealings, he was a good
friend to both poor and rich alike and
it will be a long time before we have
pny one take the place of Uncle John
Driver. The best that can be said of
any man, is 4,he was a good man."
priii max ceriatniv win appiy m our
rood friend who has left us. He was
Ir.iried at Mt. .ion cemetery Tuesday
bf this week.
These chilly mornings, when it is
impossible to arouse yourself from
slumber's light embrace, you should
enjoy the comfort of being awake on
time dy usng one of our alarm
Stover Jewelery Store.
Carl Shelton, who has been quite
sick with pneumonia, is improving,
and we hope will soon be out again.
If you would rather pay your sub
scription in wood, bring it in 15
months for a good load we are be
ginning to feel the need of it.
There arc 115 subscribers who
were Ordered tranferred to our dead
head list by the post olfice depart
ment. I hey owe us $1. 00 each, or
more. We earned the money, and
need it. If not paid at once we shall
try a collector. It is a shame to
compelfus to earn that money again,
-tie first time was hard enough.
Mr. E. Price represented Versailles
Lodge, no. 117 A. F. & A. M., at
Grand Lodge at St. Louis last week,
antl had such a good time of it he
did'nt get home until Tuesday.
Jim Todd has the largest dairy in
Joseph Tuckley antl wife recently
returned from a few tlays visit to South
Wm. Hites, of Simpson coal bank
transacting business the city Tuesday.
Jim Todd is now carrying his mail
in his ''Ford." and people along his
route get their man almost ns soon as
the ink is dry. He used to ge, back
about four o'clock. Now he sails in
Wanted 50 Men.
want bU laborers to work on new
track Missouri Pacific Ry. at Verailles
come ready to work apply
Geo. Weaver will have to h urry up
with that coal or Mayor Harrison may
go cold this winter.
We are having legular Missouri
Weather now the glorious vacation
D.ime Nature is taking preparatory to
her winter rest.
There can be nd license granted for
a saloon in Versailles unless the
church members. Freemasons. Odd
Fellows. Knights of Pythias, M. W.
A., and o.her oi tiers, whose laws for
bid membership i saloon keepers,
bar tenders anil other liquor dealers.
sign u. anu wit n tnev sign such pe-
titii n they violate their obligation, as
well as tiie Golden Rule.
Cornelius Ko.tc h. Secret iry of State,
talked with a iian tiul ol the faithful
at the c urt house fue-day alternoon.
According to ihe tw. Ive Kmch Reas
on Cor s'.onlil be ,i Piogrcisivc.
Rev. U.S. I liuiniiil', ol Eldon.
the new I'.ior i.f the i!aitit Chun Ii.
moved to Versailles last week, occu
pying the Spurlock residence on Van
Durcn & Jackson streets. He will
hold regular services next Sunday. It
has been so long since the Baptists
here have had a pastor, they are
probably a little wild, but may Bro.
Thomhill soon have them all coming
the Lord's way again.
P. J. Mcdonough, of Purvis, was
here Tuesday after goods. Pete re
ports a good business.
John Hays was accidently killed in
Eldon last week.
Saves Leg of Boy.
"It seems that mv 14-vear old bov
would have to lose his leu. on account of
an ugly ulcer, caused by a bad bruise,"
wrote u. p. Howard, Aquone, N. C. "All
remedies and doctors treatment failed till
we tried Bucklen's Arnica Salve, and cur
ed him with one box." Cures burns.
boils, skin eruptions, ptles.25c at Kardell
Don't use a file or emery paper on the
flat surface of the nail, but only only on
the edge, to level.
A Log on the Tract
of the fast express means trouble ahead
if not removed, so does loss of appetite.
It means lack of vitality, loss of strength
and nerve weakness. If appetite fails,
take Electric Bitters quickly to overcome
the cause by toning up the stomach and
curing the indigestion. Micheal Hess
beiuier of Lincoln, Neb., had been sick
over three years, but six bottles of Elec
tric Kilters put him right on his feet
again. They have helped
The modern marriage license has a di
vorce coupon attached.
J. A. McLain, Pruitland, Mo., stat e
"My wife was bothered with kidney
trouble for about five years and had tried
different doctors and had taken several
different kinds of kidney medicine with
out results. She began taking Foley
Kidney Pills which have done her more
good than any medicine she has ever
taken and will, I think, give her a per
manent cure." For sale by all Druggists.
The night key is no longer the exclu
sive property of the man of the house.
W. A. Cray ton, Bessville,
"I got down on my back last winter with
kidney and bladder trouble until at
times I could hardly get up. I saw Fo
ley Kidney Pills advertised so I got a
thousands-1 box of them and they straightened me
i-i ... t.t i . I
iiicv k vc jjuic uiuuu, hirung nerves, ana I rjt,. UD ., r recomtllend
cool il upstinn. Onlv fin r-.itQ nt Votii "hm "P an" 1 can recommend
TO PROVE TO YOlTTHAT
National Light Oil
IS THE HUT FOR
Lamps Incubators Stoves!
We will send you a check eoodl
for 1-2 gallon free . Check can be I
i cashed at nearest store handling J
.our guodi, write potul today, giving i
, name ol your dealer, and mention i
.name ol thu paper. Addrca i
The NsbWl ReSsisg C,
Motor Oil for
Motor Boats, Ct
II Fait ImU4 Frtt-Write far all
A red nose may be helped by applying
at night a cloth saturated in diluted spir
its or campuor.
Saved by His Wife.
Slle's a wise woman who lenows iust
what to dc when her husband's life is in
danger, but Mrs. R. J Flint, Hramlrte.
t , is of that kind, ".she insisted on
my using Dr. K iin New Discovery,"
writes Mr. !. "n.r a dreadful cough,
when I wa so weak mv friends all
thorn-lit I had only h short time to live,
and it c iiiipletcly cured me." A quick
rure tor coigns unci colds, it's the most
.-.le and itlinble medicine for manv
throat ni d lunji troubles grip, bronchit
is cMiip, whooing cough, quinsy, ton
silitis lieiuorrhai'ts. A trial will convin
ce ou SO els. mill SI. 00. Guaranteed
by Kardell Drui- Co.
When the uoie if oily or shiny bathe
with borax water and wash with almond
meal instead of soup.
Tickling in the throat, hoarsiiess, loss
of voice, indicate the need of BAL
LARD'S IIORKHOI.'ND SYRUP. It
eases the lungs, quiets the cough and re
stores health in the bronchial tubes.
Pi ice liSo, 50c unci 1.00 per liottle. Sold
by Globe Drug S ore
Don't be iitraid of using a little ri.e
powder on the lace, neck and arms, il
tioubltd with j.rickh heat
If the child sUrts in us bleep, grinds
its teeth while sleeping, picks at the
nose, has a bad breath, fickle appetite,
pale complexion, and dark rings under
the eyes; it has worms; and as long as
they remain in the intestines, that child
will be sickly. WHITE'S CREAM VER
MIFUGE clears out the worms, strength
ens the stomach nnd bowels and puts the
little one on the road to health and cheer
fulness. Price 25c per bottle. Sold by
Globe Drug Store.
Don't rub the face with too course a
towel Treat it as you would the finest
porcelain, tenderly and delicately.
Neuralgia of the face, shoulder, hands,
or feet requires a powerful remedy that
will penetrate the flesh. BALLARD S
Sl'OW LINIMENT possesses that power.
Rubbed in where the j;iin is felt is all
that is necessary to relieve suffering and
restore normal conditions. Price 25c, ooc
nnd fl 00 per bottle. Sold by Globe
A little carbolic acid added to the wat
er in which burns, bruises and cuts are
washed greatly lessens the soreness,
When the chest feels on fire and the
tliro;it)mrns, you have indigestion, and
you need HERBINE to get rid of the
disagreeable feeling. It drives out bad
ly digested food, strengthens the stom
ach and purifies the Iwwels. Price 50c.
J Sold by Globe Drug Store.
Mr. N. T. Allison, an attorney of
Kansas, is here looking over some
land he owns west ol Versailles, with
E. A. Crewson. Mr. Allison is quite
a politician and says there is going to
be more ticket scrstching in Kansas
this year than was ever done before.
J. J. Chapman and wife have left
for Salt Like City, where they make
their future home. They lived five
miles west of Versailles. Mrs. Chap
mans daughter lives in Salt Iike City
and they have gone where she is to
make their home.
all who have kidney trouble."
by all Druggists.
A man thinks he knows; a woman
knows she knows. Neither really knows,
G. H. Combs, a well known citizen of
Mercer Co , Mo., states: "About a vear
ago I took a severe cough and I tried dif
ferent kinds of medicine and two physic
ians, but they did tint help me. My sou
left me a bottle of Foley's Honey nnd
Tar Compound, nnd it helped me a great
deal more than anything I had taken."
For sale bv all Druggists.
Cupid has been 011 earth a long time,
but he never seems to grow any older
Francis M. Hughes, Spralt. Mo. (.ays:
"I have had kidney nnd Madder trouble
when I tried a sample of Foley Kidney
Pills. The" relieved me, so I bought a
bottle and find they have done me more
good, and I got great results. I recom
mend Foley Kidney Pills as I got more
results from them than from anything I
ever took." For sale bv all Druggists.
Riches are essential to hnpjiness, but
poverty-stricken love is mightv tin sat Is
J. N. Nden, Frisrn, Mn.. says: "Last
winter I contracted a severe cold and it
settled on my lungs. My lungs were
verv sore, and I got a Imttle of Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound. That cured
me right away, and I recommend it to
all." For sale by all Druggists.
If women were sure that men were
ruled by their stomachs they would learn
to cook better.
J. A. Adlemnn, West, Plains, Mo., was
confined to his bed with rheumatism,
and suffering intense pain. "A friend
reccommended Foley K!dney Pills and I
began taking them, with great benefit.
In a few days I was out of bed, in a few
more up to town, nnd in lfi days I threw
my cane nway. I cheerfully recommend
Foley Kidney Pills to others." For sale
by all Druggists,
I don't think that anybody ever loved
a truly good man or a really bad woman.
So far as my experience goes there are
none of either.
Fortunes In races.
There's often much truth hi the saying
"her face is her fortune," but it's never
said where pimples, skin eruptions, blot
ches, or other blemishes disfigure it. Im
pure blood is back of them all, and
shows the need of Dr King's New Life
Pills. They promote health and beauty.
Try them. 50 cents at Kardell Drug Co.
Woman complain that we do not al
ways tell theni the truth, yet they slvays
demand that we compliment them.
When ottr food does not digest well
and you feel "blue," tired und discourag
ed you should use a little HERBINE at
bedtime It opens the bowels, purifies
the system and restores a fine feeling o;
health nnd energv. Price 50c. Sold by
Glolie Drug Store.