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0 Aorgao County Denrjocrat. CKNTRAf, MISSOURI FARMING, MINING. IU1AL K8TATU AND ItAILIUUD NKWU. Fourth Year. Versailles, MoM Friday Morning, July 17, 1903. No. 29. ,:l q j if ts The Busiest Store In Town. Pcoplo who lniv! Ijocn notic ing tiio crowds about Tun Faik Hlor . 'u:d coming out of thorn wit'i bundles lately, have found, on investigation, Unit this store is having ono of the heaviest trades in its existence. faults of Clothes, Llats, Shoos, Underwear, Hoso, Umbrellas, Trunks, Neckwear, in fact all kinds of Roods going away from there every day by tho arm loads. They .sold ONE HUNDRED PAIRS Of shoos in one day. Strangers ask why this is; thoy soon lind out hovovor, its because THE FAIR STORE lias ono of the largest and best assorted stocks in the country. the least money, and now that people are finding this out, they are over-running the store with business. Their line of clothing is the best made and best fitting in tho country. If you want to see something nice and stylish in tho CLOTHING LINE Stop in. They hive nootiMv purchased RoLhchilds1 immense stock of tine wimple SUMMER HATS which thoy are running oil' at HAL I'1 PRICK. Their line of work and dress shoos is tho larg est undbnst in the country and if you want something lino in the 'shoo line see them. If you want a suit, or part of a suit, made to measuso, look at their f()0 sam ples . They guarantee every gar ment to lit. Traveling men say "THE FAIR" Is the best store in Contral Mis souri. Every one wanting any thing in their line should call and see their goods and prices before buying. Kibo Patent Kid. An . Ideal Dress Mucb lighter and morefltilllttliin tJJi'nt leather. Leather jmt XV. heel. Eiact Kqiro'kJCtioo o( UiU Style Shoe. Thoy aro sole roprasontativo.3 of tho QUEEN QUALITY Boston made shoe, the finest Ladies' Shoo in the United States bbbbbiabbbis 5 LOCAL NEWS. $ m Call for Hardy'u Prize Haklng Pow der. (Justness was brisk In Probate Court tills week. M. Spldcl will fill your orders (or Ico Cream In quantities. Hardy's l'rl.u Uniting Powder Is the klntl to usu In your bulling. FOR SALK Two good residence properties, cheap. If. A. Youmi. John Hollowny of (ilensted was bore lookln;; after business matters Tues day. I). F. Thompson departed Tuesday morning for Tuscumbla whure he went on business. Contractor Orrin llnmlln Ib erecting a 21-foot, pot eh in front of the residence of Khvyn Trice. Ad. Stephens, who Is with Hardy'u grocery, Is off duty thig week nursing uu Injured foot. If you want puro clean leu, fresh McatH and Groceries, leave your order with t). C Hardy. Dr. I. (5. Woods shipped iniotlicr large consignment of bay to Southern parties this week. Miss Virginia James of Springfield, Mo., is making u visit here, ami Is the guest of Miss Irene 1'etty. S. A. Drake, of Fort Scott, Kansas, was the gtiobt lust Sunday of J. V. Kirk anil family in this city. Messrs. Herman Meier and Win. 1). Chilcoat of Florence were here on bus iness Monduy and guests at tho City Hotel. Leave your orders for Meat and Ice with us. All orders executed promptly ami goods delivered free as usual. I). C. Haiidv. Presiding Judge Iiowen, with Judges Shonkcl and Willson, wore here last Saturday holding a bpcclal session of the County Court. Mrs. Henry Cue, who has been the guest of Kufus Ai d, is ::d family for the past week, returned to her home in Sedalla Tuesday. A line shipment of hogs was loaded hens Tuesday afternoon by Messrs. Clifton ifc Kstes. Tho porkers were sent to the St. Louis market. N. C. Marriott of Oravois millh de livered a lot of hogb to Clifton .fc testes here Tuesday, as did also Sam Moss of Purvis, to fill out a shipment. Mm. Kobert Michaels and family, of Stov.tr, departed Tuesday for l'ucblo, Colorado, where they will spend the summer with friends anil relatives. Tho citizens of Proctor enjoyed a line picnic at that place Inst Saturday, and a number from this olty were present at the entertainment and re port a day of plcusuro. Attorney A. It. Knlpinuyer returned Monday morning from a business trip including Sedalia, Lexington and Kan Mil. City, He ulso visited friends in Hlgginsvillu on his tour. We are not just beginning tho freu delivery of meats to our customers but have been delivering free of charge eTor since we began business and will continue to do so. Leave your orders for Meat, Groceries uud Ice with I). C. Hardy. W. I'. Moore threshed r.00 bushels of fine wheut at his farm three miles northcust of this clly Tuesday. Th wheat was purchased by Henry Mosor and was delivered at the mill a tho crop was threshed. The price paid for tho best war. fiSe per bushel. Rev. K. W. McClosky eamu ovur from Tipton anil filled his appointment at the Presbyterian church last Sunday During the services both morning uud evening a special offering wan tulccn up for the benefit of those who were yet nuttYrlng from the effects of the the recent Hood, and u good fund was reallrcd. Messrs. Cllftou und Kstes last Satur day sold to 01. Atkinson uud John Pot ter i'i'l Western Marino sheep, which were purcnusea especially lor rress Moore of California, who will use them for stock purposes TIiIb herd was taken through overlaud, the buyers starting from Versailles Sunday morn ing. This was a fine herd, and none better could bo found (or stocking Mr. Moore's Moniteau county (arm. JOSEPH A Jit 1 Mil .'U '"' mMm m$$Sm CIRCUIT ATTORNEY OF ST. LOUIS--THE MAN OF THE HOUR. The Democrat takes pleasuro in preuenting above a s(lendid lialf-touo portrait of- Hon. Joseph W. Folk, tlio able prosecutor of St. Louis whoso name is now on tho tongue of every citizon of voting ago in tho state. Mr. Folk through his friends is now an avowed candidato for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, and his friends aroalready doing good work in his bolmlf. Joseph W. Folk needs no introduction to tho people of Missouri. His record as Circuit Attorney of St. Louis, in tho prosecution and conviction of boodlers, is ono of which tho entiro stale is proud. Such work is deserving of tho highest honor the people can confer upon a faithful servant. With Mr. Folk as tho Democratic candi dato for Governor, tho Republicans will bo without an issue, and without a candidato whom thoy could loyally support, after the liberal and unqualified endorsements thoy have given Mr. Folk and bin work. (!o to Hardy's grocery uud ask for his I'ri.e linking Powtler. M. Spidel's it) the plane; to gel Ice Cream, Ice Cream Soda und all Hummer Drinks. Thou. Todd, one of Aklnsville's hus tling inerehautH, wits in Versailles on busiucbtj last Saturday. The llutcher Shop has this week put on a delivery wagon. Meat unil ice lolivercd free, Mason & Price, thu only butchers. At the Christian church Sunday there will bo regular services; llible school at 0:30 a. m. , and preachiug at 11 a. in. and at w p. m. Kelly J, Calllcotte went to Cole Camp with tho ball twam last Sunday, und from there went to Windsor for H brluf visit with home folks before returning to Versailles. K. II. Woods, who has been In Colo rado for several years, arrived in Ver sailles last Saturday and will timku an extended visit with hlu parents, Dr. and Mrs. P. (i. Woods. MIsh Jennie Moore, of Fori Scott, Kaiaas, who hail been making a visit at he home of her uncle, .f. W. Kirk, In this olty for ten days previous, do parted for her home Monday. Miss Myra Stephens, of Versatile, was u passenger to lloonvlllu Monday morning. She visited relatives there for several days of this week, going from there to Hhelblna, where nhe Is now visiting friends. Uunceton TrI buue. Many head of stock were hilled in this vleinity three weeks ago while standing by wire fonces during au elactrlo storm. Such loss may be easily avoided In many instances by ground Ing the fence wire on every tenth or twelfth post, using wire for the pur pose. Mukc a good contact with thu ground and use ordinary staples; let the wire touch each strand aud reach to the top of tho post, then you Uuvo a lightning rod. Pleasant Hill Times. W. FOLK. ! Ax Hardy's Prize linking Powder Is going like hot cakes. Ask for it. Dr. V. H. Hiiloo made u professional trip to (ilenstiid Monday and Tuesday. J. K. Ilrowu of West Morgan was In Versailles looking after business Mon day. A. Y. Cooper and Dr. Ilrocktnan of Olensted were transacting business In this city last Saturday. Miss Virgin McClauauau who has beeu attending the summer school at Warrensburg Normal, returned home last Monday afternoon. O. C, Gabriel, formerly of (ilenstcd but now of Fortuua, was here between trains Tuesday Mr. Gabriel has just sold ills bowling alley at Fortuua. Are bugs ami worms on your cab bage? If so, call at The (ilohe Drug Store ami gut a bottle of ICreso. Its within thu reach of all aud guaranteed. C. D. Iltiuter, Druggist. Chas. Willson, who clerks In A. Pop per's stores, attended the picnic held at Proctor last Saturday and than spent Sunday with hla parents, Judge and Mrs. J. A. Willson, in that vicinity. Au exchange says that uu bid lady who had several unmarried daughters fed them lurgely on fish diet, because, as slio Ingeniously observed, "tlsh Is rich in phosphorus, and phosphorus Is used in making mutches." Mm. Essie Haydon and little tlaugh tor Joiophlno came over from lluncetou last Saturday evening und were guests of Mrs.O. A, Williams and other friends tills week, Mrs. Hayden's late bus band was for several years Missouri Pad He agent here. Dr. 0. A.Welstand family, of Plsgah, left here last Saturday afternoon for Stover, Morgan County, where, as we reported last week, Dr. Welst will locate. We rogret to lose them from our midst. The Tribune follows them with Cooper County uews twice a week. Uunceton Tribune. Miss Kate Shepherd of Lathrop, is the guest In this city of Miss Kthel Mason. She was a eollcge mate of Miss Maton. Jesse Crltteu and Miss Ilalllu Hast ings eamc up from Klverview Monday, huvtng brought Miss F.llcu Alftcr hero to take the tralu for Warrensburg. The F.pwortli League of the M. !!. Church held a nlrasant social at the home of Mlsbes Ctaru ar.d Kate H.im 11m on McNalr Heights last Friday ove nlng. Mis F.llon Alfter, daughter of Judge Alfter of Ulvorvluw, took thu train hero Tuesday morning for Warrens- bnrg, where she has gone to resume her studies at collude. Misses (iuhc and Susie. Spurloek, who had been making a visit of several weeks with their sister, Mrs. Dyer, In Pettis County, returned Monday to their home in this city. Uuclc Jerre Shores, well known to most of our readers, tins been snlforlng for the past week with a severe attack of stomach and bowel strouulc, at his country homo In tho northcOHt part of the county. Messrs, Kiernach and Petty have thu contract for furnishing electric lights to the city now ready to submit to the City Council und the simo will be pre sented at the regular meeting next Monday night for their action. Louis Lumpee, wife and sou Frank, mid Mrs, George II. Iiohling enjoyed an outing ut Arnholdt's mill from Thursday until Monday evening of this week. They had somu fine fish ing, having caught a lltty-pouudcr during their outing. The Young People's Rending Circle held a lawn social last Thursday even ing ut the homo of Hoy Moore in West lawn, on which occasion a special pro- grnm was rendered, while the social features were highly eujojed by all those present. Mauy of our friends ure complaining that thu bugs und worms are eating up their cabbage, other vegetables and melon vines. They should secure a bottle of ICreso, a perfect disinfectant. and gcrmacldit, guaranteed, by C, I). Hunter, at tho Globe Drug Store. Misses Delia nod Delia McNalr, Miss Kate Crew and Mrs. 0. C. Crew, ue- compauled by Kngineer Crew and Sam McNalr spent Monday at Camp (Ins- kins and Haw Creek, and while watching the construction work going on they also enjoyed u fine day's outing on tho creek bank no tlsh, however. A. D. Iluusen of St. Louis, pot-t oflinii Inspector for this division was here, Monday and examined the Versailles post olllce. Wo have no fear but that Inspector Iluusen found everything in applo-pio order in Post Master Mills' department of thu postal service, as ho is one of thu government ulllcluls held above suspicion by all parties. Judge J. U. Alfter of Ulvervlew, who recently met with the misfortune of having tereral ribs broken by one of hit. horses running over him, is again able to look after his farm interests. Mrs. Alfter Ik also recuperating from the effects of u fractured limb received in a runaway three wevks ago. The mauy friends of thu Judge aud his wife will be pleased to learn of their ultitnuto reenter,,. Thu County Court held special ses sion at the court house last Satin day to Inquire Into the cat.e of W. S. At keson of Aklnsvllle, who was brought before thu court fur insanity. After an examination the court ordered that the patient should be taken to the Asylum at Nevada for treatment, anil Attorney John F, G I Libit and Constable W. II. Morelau were deputi'd lo take Mr. Atkesou to the state institution, and they departed for Nevada with their charge Saturday evening. For thu benefit of a number of her friends who are readurs of the Djino crut, wu wish to say that Mis. Jam Mubauks who recently came to Ver sailles from KausiisCity for thu purpose of recuperating from a complication of troubles, is fast gaining health ami strength, thu air ami Intermediate climate of Morgan County having a decidedly fuvorable ell'ect upon her. Shu Is thu guest of her sisters, Mrs. D. A. Faliley and Mrs. 1), K. Wray, who aro very much pleased with tho favor able condition of Mrs. Eubanks' health at present.