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Aorgan County Democrat.
CENTRAL iMISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. r - Fourth Year. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, July 31, 1903. No. 31. t 4 i w i r i t f 4 tk k. & 5 ty t& The Busiest Store People who liiivc hoon notic ing tin.- crowds about Thr Fair .store, and coming out of there with bundles lately, have found, on investigation, that this store is having ono of tho heaviest trades in its existence. Suits of Clotlios, llats, Shoos, Underwear, Uose, Umbrellns, Trunks, Neckwear, in fact all kinds of floods going away from there every day by the arm loads. They sold ONE HUNDRED PAIRS Of shoes in one day. Strangers ask why tin's is; they soon find out however, its buuuu.se THE FAIR STORE Has one of the largest and best assorted stocks in the country. They sell the best goods for the least money, and now thatj 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 the country. If you want to see something nice and stylish in the CLOTHING LINE Stop in. They have recently purchased Kothchilds' immense stock of line sample SUMMER HATS which they are running off at HALF J'KJCIO. Their line, of work and dress shoes is the larg est and best in the country and if you want something line in the shoe line see them. If you want a suit, or part of a suit, made to nieasuse, look at their 500 sam ples. They guarantee every gar ment to lit. Traveling men say "THE FAIR" Is the best store in Central Mis souri. Every one wanting any thing in their lino should call and see their goods and prices before buying. Kibo Patent Kid. An Icfeal Dress Boot. Much lighter ami not i tltilble llut. patent IrjtUr. Utithri Umit XV. I.ttl. Eit Hfjiroduitloo f tIJi StU SIk. IK They aro solo representative: of the QUEEN QUALITY IJoston in iido shoo, tho finest Ladies' Shoe in thoUnited States. k h ft k h h h b k ln LOCAL NEWS. Cull for Hardy's I'ri.c linking I'ow- dor. M. Spldel will 1111 your ordure for Ico Cream in quantities. Ucorgc White of Kldon was here on business last Monday. (Jo to Hardy's grocery and risk for his l'rlze linking I'owder. The Woodmen of Harnett will hold a picnic in thut place on Friday, August 7th. d. II. Shclton of flludstonu was cir culating unions our business men Mon day. M. SpldelV Is lliu place to (jet Ice Ctoaiu, Ico Crt'.'im Soda and all Summer Drinks. Rev. II. S. Ahretisof I'yrmont spent Urn lay Tuesday with friends in Ver sailles. Miss (icorgia Carter of Fortuna, spent tin; day with friends In this city Tuesday. Kclsny llros. shipped n lot of hogs from this market to St. Louis Tuesday ' afternoon. A number of Versailles people at tended the revival services at (Haunted last Sunday. Frank Howman shipped two car loads of hogs to St. L'uils market Mon day afternoon. If you want pine clean Ice, fresh Meats and !roceries, leave your order with D. C. Hardy. .1. T. I'helcn of Harnett was in Ver sailles Tuesday after a loail of merchan dise for W II. Windier. (). A. Jack of KarisaH City, represent ing the Armour Racking Co., was in terviewing our meat men Tuesday. Attorney A. II, Kulpmeyer departed Tuesday morning on a professional trip to Kaiibus City and Higginsvillc. Leave your orders for Meat and lee with us. All oideis executed promptly ;ind goodf delivered .is usual. I). C. II AIM) V. .1. 10. Allen of Osealoosa, Iowa, hus been here this week seeking a loe.itiou for a ranch on a large scale, and look ing over farm lands generally. Messrs. Htcs A- Clifton last Monday received a line drove of feeders, all heifers, from St. Joe, which are to he disposed of to farmers in this vicinity who desire this class of feeders. We are not just beginning the free delivery of lncatH to our customers hut have been delivering fret' of charge ever since we began business and will continue to do so. Leave your orders for Meat, droceries and lee witli 1), C. Hardy. Daniel I', how, assintaat superin tendent of construction, and Don. I). Donahue, l'aymasttr, of the Koek Is land System were here Monday on business connected with the St. Louis Kansas City extension, They expressed themsclvus as being highly pleased with the progress being made on thhi end of the new line. LAST CALL FOR THIS SEASON. Our Early Fall Goods will soon be in. We will finish this Season with a Genuine CleaningUp Sale From start to finish. Our entire stock of DRESS GOODS will go at one-third ofF. Our entire stock of Children's, Boys' a.nd Men's Clothing at one-third off. Children's, Misses' and Ladies' Slippers one-third off. Douglas Shoes and Oxfords will go at $2.69. Don't overlook this Sale, but come to The Leader of Low Prices and First-Class Hardy's I'rl.o linking I'owder In going like hot cakes. Ask for It. Hardy's Prize Making I'owder la the kind to use In your baking. FOR SALK Two good residence properties, cheap. II. A You.no. S, II. liray of Tipton delivered a con signment of pictures to parties in this city Monday. Father Vincent Mulneh will 1111 his regular appointment at the Catholic church In thin city Sunday C. N. Herbert n real estate man from Omaha, Neb , was looking over our farm and mineral lands this week, Assessor (ieorgc A. Logan Is now en gaged in assessing the property of property owners in 0-agc township. A basket picnic will by held near ttwan.ig next Tuesday, August '1th, to which the public generally is invited. L. II. Davidson of Fortuna, whoso wife was buried here last week was looking after business matters hero Tuesday. Willie dlbbs left Monday for I'roc tor with llshing tackle, and will join his brother (luy in tormenting the finny tribe. Dr. W. II, Winn of St. Louis, repre senting a Life Insurance Co. was do ing business among our citrens during the past week. W. R. Reamer and wife came in from I'rnator Monday, and Mrs. Ileamer took the train here for a visit with friends in tho west. There will be a game of ball at the base ball park In this city Sunday afternoon. The Fortuna team will cross bats with the home team. Itert Wright the Colt! Camp butcher, who has one of thu contracts to fur nish meats for the construction coin panics at Cole Camp was here on buiii ness Sunday. W. I). Cox, district orgaul zer of the Court of Honor, has been eanvabsing the city for a local Court, and now has enough signatures to insure the organ ization of a Court here, We understand thu team of Indian base ball players who wore to have pltiycd the Versailles team on their home grounds, August :i, have can celled the date and will not be here. Joseph I'rice and tloorge ',irIcon came in from I'urvns Tuesday. Mr. I'rice was here for the purpose of meet ing his father, 81 yearn of age who ar rived hern from Iowa to take up his residence with his son. Mrs. Mary Hunter of Kansas City lit making a visit with her brother and sister, A. L. mid Miss Nanniu Itoss. Mrs. Ilattie Davidson of South Mc Allister, I. T., is a guest of the Koss family and other friends in this city. I'rof. C. F. Marbutt of Columbia ar rived here Monday. Mr, Marbutt Is l'rofessor of deology at the Missouri State University and is here for the 1 purpos-i of securing data in connection with the mineral construction of Mor gan county. He Is interested in all formations pertaining to tho earth and will no doubt, make a good report from his investigations here. jPo"pre3T Mrs. Hen Morrlott and little daugh ter arrived hero from Oklahoma last week ami itru making tin extended visit with relatives In this elty mid vicinity. Tin! family moved from this county to Oklahoma teveral years ago. II. Ilerlngton of flora, Mo., was brought in from Latham Sunday even ing and took the train for his hotnu Monday morning1. He ih sutTering with a cancerous ulcer on Ills hip, had been under treatment with Dr. Latham at Latham. J. 11. Margau, the hay buyer of Hirmlngham, Ala., who purchased the heavy consignments of hay from Dr. Woods In this city, came over from Tipton Monday and has .been quite sick at thu Martin Motel. He is suf fering with asthma. T. 11. l'ottur of California, Mo., was here Monday and miidu permanent ar rangements to take the management of 1). C. Hardy's Concrete Livery sta bles, Mr, 1 'otter returned to Califor nia to bring his family here to become residents of Versailles. Henry Kramer of Lincoln, Nebraska, was here last week, and after making a short tour in the country puiehased a farm, then investad in a piece of res idence property. He riimo in Thurs day morning, made his purchases and departed in the evening. Capl. Joseph Stearns and family ar rived in thin city Tuesday afternoon from Columbia and have, taken up their residence on North Fisher street. Mrs. J. T. Iteale, their daughter who had been visiting them at Columbia arrived honu with the family. Uev. A. II. McICnight Is holding a revival meeting lit the M. 10. Church In (ileusted, and he has been ably as sisted by Ke.v. J. V. Husby of this city, who preached his first sermon Sunday evening, while he has delivered sev eral sermons during the week to largo congregations. C. C. Mageiiheimer of 1'eoria, 111., Jcptha Ryan and Ceorgc W. Klcrstead, of Leavenworth, Kansas, interested in the Morgan Co. Coal Company and the principals in the big coal deal consum mated hem some time ago, were in the elty this week looking after their in terests and getting mattur.i shaped up for business. Miss I'earl R. Ileh.m of Kansas City, who had seiured the necessary mem bership for a charter, organized a lodge of Ladles of Maccabees In Ma sonic hall in this city Inst Saturday afternoon with fifteen charter mem bers. A full set of ollleers wore elected ami the charter left open for the entry of Mivur.il who could not be present at thu first meeting. There wero seven traveling men from St. Louis, four from Scdftlia, three from Kansas City and others from the east stopping at tho City Hotul Monday. This shows conclu sively that the traveling salesmen rec ognize Versailles as u first-class point to do business, or they would not come here In droves. Sunday H.U people were fed at the City Hotel, which is no bad showing for Landlord Fair ley. Merchandise. Kxeur.slun on the llrnnch to Home vilhi next weekStreet Fair. Musician .lohn llrokmeyer gave the Democrat a free vocal and Instrtnneii- al concert Wcdnetday. Next week thu lloonvlllu Struct Fair will occupy tile 1in.it ds. There will be special rates on thu railroads. Mesdamus .lohn l (Jlbbs and It. I'. Andursou took their .Sunday school clashes to thu (iravols for an outing yesterday. Circuit Clerk V. C. Thomas last Sat urday issued u marringu llcente to Charles M. Naylor and Miss Delhi Shult, both of Versailles. Miss Mabel Sweeyey, sister of II . A. Young, who had been visiting here jeteral weeks, departed for her Iowa home Wednesday morning. Joseph l'opper, the lluncuton mer chant, camu over Tuesday afternoon and was the guest of the family of his brother Adolph over night. Joseph Linvoln, manager of the Del' relephone .Co., of Sedalia, was here Wednesday perfecting matters iu con nection with the system here, Several outing parties from this city spent tin; dny lit Sunday at Spe.us' avc, taking their lunches with them, and when thu ravs of the sun became too strenuous they retreated to the In terior of the cave and cooled olf. Heverly Hurley arrived here Mon- lay evening and was at once installed is cook at the City Hotel. Mr. Hurley was accompanied by Ids wife, and he atuo from California, Mo , for the purpose of taking llie position or lieait :ook at the Hotel de Fairley. Messrs. Roy Mooru, regg (Hum. llershel Mason and Urn Anderson loaded up last Frldiy night and went to the Osage river for an old-time llsh ing excursion. They camped out until Monday, and munaged to keep cool, whether tUey bagged liny game or not. The Moberly Democrat can't be good. Now It Is saying that (iovernor Dockery must have appointed W. R. I'aiuter, of Carrollton, as a member of the board of directors of the hchool for the deaf ami dumb at Fulton because most any old painter is good at milk ing signs. A fishing and picnic party of young folliR composed of Wallace Clifton, Rob Stephens, Atwood Long, Warren liole-. iiid .llut Hubbard, accompanied by Misses lleulah Hubbard, Annie Clll ton, Monte and Katie Hardy, diove to Webster's Lake last Friday and be sides having more or less fun fishing they enjoyed a full day's picnic at, the lake side. (Irovnr C Mabry nnd Miss Nannie L. Hutloii of Col Camp came to Ver sailles last Saturday and afUr secur ing a marriage licom-e wero quietly marrlud by Judge II. K. Neville in the probate olllee. The couple stopped al the Martin Hotel until Sunday even lug when they were escorted to Cob Camp by Kurt Tucker and lady, when: they will reside in the future, Mit,s Kmma Chancy of Lincoln, Nub general instructor of the Ladies Woodman Clrchi, was here Monday and Tuesday making arrangements for the organization of a circle In this city. Shu had been in Fortuna ami was accompanied hens by Mrs, .1. 1'. Schmidt of Fortuna. We. understand the Ladies' Woodman Circle will oi gaiilae here next Monday evening das. Iluigatnaster has a very ploun hen, but at thu same time she don't neglect bubiness on the Sabbath day When Mr. Jturgutnasler ami wife ar rived at church Sunday morning the hen was under thu buggy scat on a iichi with two eggs In It. She lefralneil however from disturbing the ehuroh service by Indulging in time-honored custom among hens of cackling at the conclusion of an important event SmUhan Sunbeam. A recent letter to Win. Woodburn, president of thu Springfield, .lell'erison City and Chicago Railway Co., from thu company's financial agent in New York, slatei that the contractor i. ready to go to work within flftei.n days from the uignaturu of the con tract, and eomolete thirty-flvu miles of constmutlon within ninety days. '1 his Is conlldcd In a letter from President Woodburn of this place one of the directors, I.lnn Cicck Reveille. '