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Morgan County Republican
PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF THE EDITOR AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
Versailles. Mo., Thursday Morning, August 6, 1914.
THE BIG FIGHT IS ON
Republicans o! Morgan County Have
Nominated A Strong Ticket, and
One That Will Win Irom
The prim iry election is over and a
f ticket has been nominated th it is a 1 then get their inform ition from neigh
credit to Morgan, or any other county. 1 1) r Schwank" and vote the way he
despite the heated contest on some of,
candidat'-s. but as far as the editor of
the Renu'ilicjii kn nvs. there are no
sore spots left behind to heal bifore
entering the big battle to be pulled
off in November.
For more than twenty two years
thi. editirof this piper has been stand-
ing up and helping to fight for the 1 unprejudiced, and no piper will do:
party which has mide this great conn- th ii whose editor desires to be the R"s R" lus wvn MPointe.l to
trv. olonrswh.it it was before the elec- I bell-weather and dictator of the party1 I'"""11"" fri,'h !q'-rt''"-nt
turn of Wilson two ye .rsagoandwl.it gather than the servant of the pirty. i"f t,,u M's"" '''" "t St
it will c intinue to be after 1916, and The time is near at hand when ring- Rev. Orr left Wednesday for !Iol
m all this time we have never known rule and b issmii must go 111 fact it is lister Mo. . to attend the State Kn
ar unity ticket nominated that we now in sight. Too much stress is ' campinent of the Presbyterian chun h.
believed to be stronger, everything pl iced on leadership and not enough J ( lene Agee and Allen Shernun h ive
cons..ered. thin the one chosen bv on servautship both in church and 'returned fiom Wairensburg where
the Republicans ot Mirg.n county political alf.irs. l.et us get togetli- j thev attended the summer term of the
last Tuesdiy 1 er ami work and pull together noruitl.
As we g to press we are un ible to throw down all imagined injuries and J Miss Wane!. Keevil, returned Tues
get the official report of all the candi- premeditated revenge, if any exists day to her home in Syracuse, after a
didates. but will give them net week and sho.v tint we are large enough very pleasant visit with her sister, Mrs.
in complete t.bulited form. The and broad enough to forget and for- ' W. H.Olney.
unoffn ial returns show at present that give for the s ike of principle in place . t.v j . 1 ; ri los dosed a sue
the following candidates were noun- of selfishness and roll up the full Re- rt.ssni ten days' meeting at I'leas.int
J W K At 1'IWI N
l;or I'res.iluiK Judge:
R. A. NORFI.KKT
l'or Judge Western District:
I'm Cntiutv CKrk . - '
J l'ORNKY I1KRKSTRKSSKR
l'nr l'rolute Jmlge:
JOHN S IOYCI-:
l'or Prosecuting Attiirnev:
W T. S. Af.HF.
For Collector Revenue:
I.OflSC SI Kf.lv I.
1-. ir Credit Clerk .mil Reeiiider:
h C, Itl.ACKMAN
Anyone who is acipiainted with
these men know there is not a snot on I
one of them, most of them hive never
served as officials while several hive
records unscarred. an 1 therefore are
certain to render the same faiililulj
servne if. elected, as they have ill the
pist to both party an. I taxpayers alike. !
Id every Republican of Morg m '
i otirty remember that the old watch-1
word. Tinted we stand divided we j
fill." holds as good and means as J
much todav as when it was first tit-1
tered. and should be our watch-wonl
from now until November 3rd, at six j
o'rloik, and if v. eiio and act upon it'
there will not be a Democratic candi-
d ite elei ted in Morgan county in thisi
s ; I
smnc nay siy (and especially the!
1 ' v , ' j
1 leiuoi r.us 1 111 11 11s 1 miioss 1 e lor
us t 1 elect a iuilge in the ivistern dis-
,11',, Ulliil.l-'illill.l.JlllllllUll I II I. , .1 I I s
in that district as did in the entile
county a few years ago.
I he people
generally concede.l that the county
was Demo. rat,c and did not all goto
the polls and vote, but after a full vote
was once gotten out, it was found that ,
the county was really Republican, and
the editor of this piper fully believes,
that such is the condition in the Kasi
crn district todav. There are too
many stay-at-home voters who do not
( are to exercise the only free right
they possess that of their suffrage,
mm .11 w.is j ,11c- uMiumvii.a, ui.ni)
times in defeating candidates who an.
1 . .u . 1
mi re caiiauie aim wormy man uuise
1 ' like a rain,
elected, and in tins way they al,o A f;rmv(l jn Uwn
many times .lefeat good government. atu.n(, the eecl,oni
Do not wait till election dav to ac-
(pi lint yourself with the ticket. He-j F(JR SM.IC CIIICAI' A good res
gin right now to study the character, idence property in Versailles. Call
merits and worth of enh candidate so at the Republican office.
that when election day comes and a
campaign lie i rushed m upon yo'i at
the List moment, we can he prep ired 1 "
win our men. m.'rc'y because we know
them and ran control our own vote
Too nnny voters wait until election
day to find out who is running for of
fice and what kind of character or
ability the eindidates p issess anil
votes, when S-liwank" got his infor-
niition from Hrown" and "lirown"
from loues" and neif.er ol them
takes a county p iper.
Republicans should get together at
once and sippnt a pip-'r that they
can depend upon to give the n -ws of
the county ot'fi iilly. unoi ied and
,1.111. Iican inijoritv lor every cumulate (;rmL. n,.,,,j,t chun h south of Yer
jon our ticket, regirdless of any dif-' ,pus :M 0L.ki k. w ls ,ISMSt,., ,y
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Gerhirt Urns, received a car load
of corn this week.
J. (). Harrison has purchased a new
wind-mill for the benefit of Ins ten.
nant. Joe Marriott.
C. (5. Sanford recently b night a
gasoline engine to do his pumping.
Mrs. Lilly Smiley and Mr. and Mrs.
Reynolds, of Warrenshurg. have been
visiting relatives and friends here the
Oillte a number of farmers left
I'ueMliy for Southern Teis to in-1
"-ct her fertile soil and prob ibly w iih
view of buying th-re.
Kev. I'mnell delivered two good
sermons here Sund ty. At 11 a. m..
"The 1'eail of gieat Price." At K
P-m.. on the "Diamond."
The protracted meeting will begin
Monday evening. August the loth,
I'.verybiidy is invited to attend,
Mrs Zylph Sparks and daughters,
Ruby and Helen are visiting relatives
near ("delisted and in Versailles this
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Harry Rich irdson and brother es-
s(; Wf.M l() Sedaha I'ridiv.
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Sadie Milliner is j n t recovering
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from several day of illness,
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Rev. J. R. Wilson preached here
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Ssturday night, Sunday and Sunday
.,..; i,ni.r ri.tnrn..il I:ikI u t
(mm a few ,, 1VS- vl.,it ,t , M().
.,., VVenit.ton ,,,, , ()f
( irn in)ein,.ms shl)),,, jn ,,lst
ar,; a,m)St (1()nL. lhr;lhhl)g
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were m Akinsville Friday as attorneys
J. T. Todd, of this vicinity went to
Versailles Saturday, on business.
1 ncie is. .-. isoiiinson was in
Kver).thjnK hot an(1 llry
I LOCAL NEWS. 5
The Republican till January i.
The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey
Moser is quite ill.
Rev. II. S. Thornhill. who has
typhoid (ever, is slowly recovering.
Hon. A. I.. Ross ha-, been confined
to his ro m the pist week, from stom
Dr. (Jibbs and wife, ol F.I irence.
were visiting and shopping in Ver
Howard Stephens, of I'nioii, is
tikinga vacation and visiting home-
(,,11 11 ti.it i.t
Kl.Vi ,,,r ;m,i vy.is rew.inleil l.y
thirteen additions to the church.
Tobacco and cigu salesman want
ed to advertise. F.xperience unnec
essary. Si 00 monthly and traveling
epenses. Advertise smoking. hew
ing tobicco, cigarettes, cigars. Send
12c stamp for full p irticnlars.
1 1 mi 1 I'miu'cii ('1 1. ,
New York. N. Y.
Dr Yarncll Out ol Town
Dr. F. I'. Yirnell will leave Mon
day to lie gone a week or ten das.
I'arties desmng work done will phone
cei.tr d to see if he lias returned be-
foie they come to town expecting his
The teachers meeting will be held
at public school building, Veisailles,
Mo. , August 1 1 'and 15, 1 0 1 ,
1 uinw muunini;
Work to be done in 101.1-15 in
Arithmetic, (leography. History and
KUIHW l I KKNlldW
I'rogram for 1 1; 1 1-15: Records and I
Reports. Work to be done in 101 i
1 5 in Reading, Language, ( Iraiinnar.
Agriculture and I'hvsiology.
siruii MIIUNIM,. J
Keaiiing circle work rv iio i im
provement night. State Fair and '.
This is the iuot important meet
ing of the year. At this meeting we
formulate plans for the year. The
law compels all teachers to attend.
Morning sessions begin at ) o'clock
anil close at 12. Afternoon sessions
begin at 1 o'clock and close at 4.
Teachers, attend and let us work out
all difficult (piestions, looking toward
the best interest of the boys and girls
of Morgan county.
M. Wu.w Win 1 s,
Supt. of Schools.
For Sale at a Bargain
Two new sewing machines
One nearly new small heating stove
One good secretary
One nice book case
Several other useful household articles
at half price. Impure at this office.
Read the Republican ads.
Weather is fine.
A fine rain fell in this section last
Friday morning that was badly needed
and much appreciated.
Health is geneially good in this vi
cinity at present.
We are glad to learn that (liiinee
Marriott's little daughter is able to be
up and around again.
Several from this neighborhood
went to the river fishing last week.
They report a nice time and all the
fish they covld eat.
Mis 1'oler from off the river ii
visiting her aunt Mrs. Spears and
Sunday school at Ritchie was well
ittended Sunday. Miss Frances Poli
ties of Stover, wis present. She is a
good teacher and we hope she will be
with as 111 my more Sundays
There will be preaching at Ritchie
church and dinner on the ground the
,;id Sunday August 16. Several
preacheis w'll be present and every-
lioily is n.viteil to come will, we
filled baskets and let us enjoy
C'onie ones. wife and little son are
ipiite sick at present.
You and 1
Ml letters of the alph diet
The righteous wiy should choose,
Hut two of them, especially,
Should mind their l' and (Vs.
A (led of trouble in this world,
And much th it goes awry,
Could be prevented e isily
I'.y these two, 1' and 1.
II you and 1, are cross, you see,
There's bound to be a fuss.
If 1 and I untidy are,
Somewheie there'll be a muss.
Ill' and I are selfish, there
Will soii.e one suffer wrong.
Il I' and I rob birds' nests, why
The world will lose a song.
If some one dels dejected, or
'Tis ( loudy for a while,
I'he sunshine miy come hick agiin
If I ' and I but smile.
II I' shouhl grumble, whine or pout,
( )r I should snarl and fret,
A storm would soon be raging that
We should not soon forget!
So U, look out, and mind your ways!
As I must likewise do.
And keep a cheery corner where
The skies are always blue.
I'he A's and li's and F.'s and O's
Do work tint's good and great,
lint I' and I can do the most,
To keep this old world straight.
For Free Settlement
Large tract of g I valley farming
I md just thrown open for free settle
ment, in Oregon. Over 20!J,00()
acres in all. (lood climate, rich sod,
and does not require irrigation to
raise finest crops of grain, fruit, and
garden truck, l'or large map, full
instructions of exceptionally good
claims, send $3.40 to John Keefe.
Kugene, Oregon; three years a l S.
surveyor and timberinan. An op
portunity to gel a good fertile free
homestead near town and market.
The Rural Commencement will be
held in the llaptist Church, Versailles,
Mo., Saturday, August 15, 1914.
Fsercises begin at 1 p. in.
I'rot. I,. F. Clnlders, member of
the faculty of the College ot Agricul
ture, Columbia, Mo., will deliver the
address, (lood music.
Fveryone is cordially inited to at
tend. M. Wu.w W'iriKN,
Supt. I'ublii si hools. Morgan county.
CLOSES SATURDAY AT
8 O'CLOCK P. M.
Contestants All Within
Arm's Reach of the
The big Republican's l'i.no and
Diamond Ring contest will close nest
Saturd ly evening, August Sth at eight
o'clock, alter a most successful and
sensation d race. Tne Library Table
was won by Miss I.eba llonine. who
turned in the largest amount of mon
ey on subscriptions between the ad
vertised dates. With the candidates
working h ml up to the last minutes
the Contest promises to close next
Siturday with many surprises.
Rt'l.HS FOR CLOSING
You must not forget the following
rules for closing :
1. No money will be accepted 1111-
jl.'less accompanied by the name and
address ol subscriber.
2. No subscription will be accepted
without the money to cover same.
Candidates or representatives of
candidates positively must be in the
Republican ollice at S o'clock Satur
day night, August 8th.
4. All votes and remittances mailed
atter August nth should bear a special
delivery stamp. Address all letters
to Contest manager, care of the Re
publican. 5. Cindidites in ly work up to
eight o'cl ck and ample time will be
given candid. lies to finish making up
their lists after eight o'clock at the
We are going to give to the candi
dates as a special iiiduc 'UH'nt 10,000
extra votes lor every club of So 00
t iriied into the ollice during the re
maining, d tys of the contest. 'These
cliios c 111 lie made up 01 one, two or
as many years as you can get. it
doesn't make any differcine how
111 my persons you collect from, put
the money together and in ike a chili
ol S.'o.oo and you will receive 10,000
cvtra votes, and 15000 votes on the
regular voting schedule; for instance,
if you turn in five clubs it would mean
50000 extra votes and 75000 regular
votes, 111 iking a total of 1 25000 to your
credit. Now is your chance to iucre lse
vour votes on the last few days. Step
lively and turn in at least five clubs by
The following is the standing of
contestants to date :
vi:isii i.i.s it. k. 1
I'.va Schannep (ioOO
vi usii.i.i:s u. u. 2
Ruth Harnett 12000
I UsMU.I S U. U. 4
I.elia llonine laTOO
1 11. 1 ns 1 1 1 1
Ruth Wilcox 1200
To Our Correspondents
We are glad to receive your items,
but if they arrive later than Wednes
day noon hereafter, we will not insure
their publication. We also will ap
preciate the efforts of our correspon
dents much more if they will omit
neighborhood visits from their items.
It is all right to tell about your friends
and relatives from distant towns or
counties visiting with you, but we
have no time to set type for neighbor
hood visits and trilling mention.
Such items as births, deaths, bad sick
ness, larin improvements of all kinds,
road improvements, loss of property
and other items of real interest to the
'The Republican till January 1, 25c.