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Aorgap County DenQocrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. ' Fourth Year. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Sept. 11. 1903. No. 37. THIS 15 THE LAST CALL ! All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at One-fourth the Price. READ? MADE SKIRTS. $2.25 will buy you one of our $4.00 Skirts. We have them in Black, Dark Grey and Navy Blue. Don't miss this chance, but come and get one. All of our new Fall Dress Goods are ready for inspection. F0"p-pe:r The Leader of Low Prices and First-Class Merchandise. ? For Stomach Trouble GrantfmoTher J Sciiermer's Health Restorer Phepaked Oklt by Sold by all Druggists Price, $1. 6 Bottles for 95.00. THE EUREKA HEDICINE CO., 9 DUIXWCIUIN, inu. S LOCAL NEWS. J Cnll for Hardy's Prize llalulig Pow der. (ii to IIanly'n grocery und twit for his Prim linking Powder. FOIt SAI.lv Twi good residence properties, cheap. H. A. Voiino. The flnost- line of worsted pantti ever b-oughtto Versailles can bo seen at tho "Famoih". T. M. Hunter, Jr., departed Monday for Warrtsnshurg, whore lie will re snmti his studies at college. Come and wt the lints of men's cloth ing, shoes, shirts, hats, caps, under wear, etc., at the "Famous." Mr. and Mrs. Will Todd arc the hap py parents of a One boy baby, 'f hu newcomer arrived last Sunday. Norman iluht of Cooper county, near Chicago, 111., w.ih tho guest of his un cle, John McCluln iu this city over Sunday lutt. Good und well-made clothing cannot bu found at every store, tho ouly place iu Versailles to gut them is At the "Kamouh". Tho band was out Monday night and pave a public serenade at Lniupcu's restaurant at the corner of Monroe aud Newton streets. Miss Ida Hayes, who had been visit ing MrK. 10. A. Williams and family in .thii city returned to facr home near jKyorot, Mo., last Saturday morning. I All who wish Dr. K. P. liender to make their platen this visit should call for Impression not later than Sept. the 10th, he will bo ut City Hotel, Mon day, Sept. 7, remaining until Kept. 10. Mrs. C. 1), Hunter and baby departed for Warrcusburg Monday. MrH. Hun ter will visit two weeks in Warrens burg und will then make a visit at her old home north of that city before bar return. Mrs. Margaret D, Osborne of Mar shall, has announced the engagement of her daughter, Virginia Harriet, and I'erclvil Kdn'ard Chamberlain of Kan sas City, The wedding to take place in October. ! The Fortuna Uecord is defunct. Wal- tor Head, who started the paper, last Saturday loaded up tin outfit and moved it to this city and is now work iug at thu Statesman. The venture proved a non-puying one for tho pro mote rt. Hardy's Prize llaking Powder 1h going llice hot cakes. Ask for it. Asa Ivy and wife of Gravois Mills were visitors in Versailles Tuesday. A number of carloads of hogs and cattle were shipped from this market this week. If you want pure clean lee, fresh Moats and Groceries, leave your order with I). 0. Hardy. A. J. Pervis and son of Gladstone transacted buslnoss with Versailles merchants lust Friday. The boys connected with tho high school department at our public schools have organized an athletic club. J. W. Holt came in from Lodt-rua Wednesday and dispensed a load of fine peaches among our citizonu. W. H. W. Argenbright, one of Lode ma's progressive farmers, was in Ver sailles on business last Saturday. It. II. Woods left for St. Louis Wed nesday morning whuro ho has accepted a position with a business house in the city. Quite a wind and rain storm visited this section Monday night and luld the dust, which had becomo quite a nui sance. Misses Willie Holes and (lorda Long departed Wednesday morning for Col- umbia where they will attend Stephens College. Max Joachlral, Jr., departed last Thursday for Denver, Colorado, to join Ills wife who is visiting her sister in that city. The Missouri Stato University at Columbia opened Tuesday morning with the largest enrollment la the his tory of the institution. Charles K. Miller and wife and C. II. Itobertson and wife of Fortuna drove through this city Tuesday morning and bpent tlits day on the GravoU. Congressman D. W. Shackelford, ac companied by his sou Hal, drove in from Eldon Tuesday afternoon and took tho train for Jefferson City, Mrs. J, II. Potter, wife of the new liveryman who has tukun charge of the Concrete Stables, arrived here from California Tuesday to become a perma nent resident of Versailles. We are not just beginning the free delivery of meats to our customers but have been delivering free of charge ever since we begau business and will continue to do so. Leave your orders for Meat, Groceries and loo with D, C, Hardy t Hardy's Prize Halting Powder is the kind to use in your baking. Dr. R. P. Itendcr and wife arrived heru Tuesday uod hiivo headquarters at tho City Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Ireland, tho lat ter a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G.I Hrlggs, doparted last Friday for their homo in tho West. A. 13. Ford, a business man from Fredericktown, Mo., earns in Tuesday and has been looking over farm and mining propurties. Pres. J. I). Kyan of Leavenworth, Kan., J. I). Hauser and J. P. Dlehl of Peoria, III., members of the Morgan County Coal Co,, were here this week perfecting business iu connection with their coal interests. P. J. Schmidt, accompanied by his sister Miss Lizzie Schmidt, and nieces Misses Mary and Ella Koetzel, drove down from Fortuna and attended ser vices Sunday at the Catholic Church in this elty ami wcru guests at the City Hotel. W. P. Uuoll of Parsons, Kansas, is here this week looking over Morgan county'fa Industrial Iluld, arid expresses himself as being very much pleased with what he has discovered, and he think there is a bright future ahead for this scclluu of Missouri. Circuit Clerk W. C. Thomas last week purchased thu residence property of John Liuupee on South Monroo street. He immediately hold the place to Car penter Adams und then purchased thu property owued by A. L. Ko.su Iu Scot teu's addition on North Flshur street. Agent K. N. Simons rojiortcd a num ber of boys to tho city authorities this week for "jumping tralus." Tho hnyi. were considerably shaken up, and the action may stop tho nuisance for a time, at least. Hotter to stop it than inoct with serious accldont lu the future, boys. M. S. Plttmau of Kansas City, has been hero several days this week nnd with him wero O. W. Ilyers of tho samu elty, D. P. Kablo of Oil City, Pa., and K. 0, Rublu of Marion, I ml, Tlic.su gentlemen havu been making a general tour of this territory to find out all they could regarding our resources. Wednesday they drove to the Stover coal bank and wero completely dazed at tho sight of a 73-foot vein of coal. They wero very much elated over their discoveries. Tho Colo Younger and Frank James Wild West, pitched their tents hero last Frltlay nnd gave one performance in tho afternoon, A larg crowd wit uussed tho exhibition and seemed well pleased, Hotli tho fumous tsx-handlts wero hero and showed themselves In thu arena. 'Die Wild West features wore all good, the rough riding being first-class. One of thu novelties was an exhibition of boomerang throwing by an expert. Aside from the gam bling foaturo conuected with tho side Miow, tlits aggregation gave fair satis faction. Major Uush, who hud been oue of Frank James' attorneys In his famous trial, entertained him while lu thli city. Carl W, Illersach was in St. Louis from Sunday until Wednesday evening and secured many now things to re plenish his stock at tho "Red Flag" for his fall and winter trade. David Koaeho, who holds a position at the World's Fair grounds In St. Louis, Is making a visit with friend In this city, lie mot his father John Roaehe, of Kansas, who is also mak ing a visit with old Morgan county friends. Dr. B. P. liender, tho painless den tist, when last here extracted and filled hundreds of teeth without pain, and wo have not heard of a single com plaint, on the other hand u number say lie Is indeed a painless dentist. At City Hotel Sept. 7th, remaining until Sept. 10th. Tho Hoard of Equalization, composed of the members of the Connty Conrt. Assessor George A. Logan and County Surveyor D, W. Eaton, met at tho conrt house Monday and Tuesday to equalize the different assessments and act on any and all complaints coining before that body. Tho Southwest Missouri Conference of tho M. K. Church South couvoned In Sedalla Wednesday, with lllshop C. It. Gallaway presiding. Hov. J. Y. Hu.sby pastor of the church hero tleparted Tuesday to be in attendance. He was accompanied by He v. M. Adkissou also a member of tho conference, Klwyn Price as a delegate, and VV. S. Oibbs an a visitor. One of the cooks at Salem Otnp on the new iiiilroad west of this city, while handling a vessel containing boiling water last Saturday afternoon, met with a painful accident. The bot tom of the vessel fell out nnd the scald ing water came in contact 'with both hands hcnldlng them terribly. He was brought to town and given proper at tention by a physician. Here's a chance, boys. A dispatch from Law ton, Oklahoma, sayn: Any white man who can please the (laugh ter of Qtianah Parker .and win her heart and theti tho approval of the father will receive for his pains a cash present of 010,000. Quauah Par ker is a Comanche Indian Chief. Con ulo Parker, thu daughter, Is 10 yearn of ago, well educated and Is said to bo beautiful for ft squaw. She wants a palo-faec husband anil tho old buck Is willing to pay for one. Hero's a chance for some of Morgan county's good look ing young men. Joel .Sumiior, 82 years old, a black smith working at Hen Mobley'ri shop on North Monroo street, while trying to siioe ft young horse last Saturday afternoon, received a vicious kick In the side. He wai knocked unconscious and friends carried him on a cot to tho Versailles Drug Store, where Dra. Wil liams und Kelly examined his Injuries. They found that three ribs were frac tured, while tho victim sustained ex ternal bruises which wero promptly dressed. Sumner is a sou of Col, Sum ner living on tho Ojago south of Ver sailles. Miss Horace Greoley Perry, of St. Paul, Minn,, a bright lady of the news paper profession, wns hero last Friday with the Cole Younger and Frank James Wild West. Misa Perry has had wide experience in her role an a news reporter, having traveled all over the country as a representative of the American press bureau furnishing facts and data forilslorical articles. She has traveled in tho far west and has Interviewed prominent characters both in Now and Old Mexico as well as in thu tropical couutricn of the South, and Is quite an iu teres t lug personage lu a general way. Lewis Grolher, one of Cole Camp's substantial citizens, accompanied by his son Samuel, was in Versailles on business Monday and paitl tho Demo crat a visit. Mr. Grother ntatcd that thu railroad work In that locality was moving along rapidly and campi wero being transferred on to tho west at present. Tho new road will not build right Into Cole Camp, tho line buiug about two miles frola the town proper, and tho business men of his town have been talking up an electric lino to con nect with tho road. Mr. Grother nays that whether they got an electric line or not, they will have the best hard road posslblo between thulr town and thu-Uoek Island station. Klder B. It. Woods of this elty Is holding n series of meetings thin week at High Point. Ilarbcr & Shaver are tho proprietors of tonsorlal parlors In Dnrktowu, Tills Is a halispllttlng combination. Leave your orders for Meat and leu with us. All orders executed promptly and goods delivered frco as usual. D. C. HAittiY. Mrs. J. P. St. John, Jr., of Kldon, Is spending the week with her husband's parents, Gov. and Mrs. John P. SU John, and other Versailles friends. Passenger and freight trains collided on the Frisco near I'.axtcr Springs Tuotday morning causing a bad wreck In which twelve people were injured, two fatally. It. It. Herman, the Indiana gentle man who has tho clay plant under con sideration, was here a part of this week, but had no authentic informa tion to give out relative to the progress of his enterprise, however, the matters will mature in the near future. Tho fact that work has been com pleted on the big Iron bridge of the new road, spanning the Osage river, and that the tracklayers tire on UiIh side working toward Vortallles, is evi dence sufficient that before the leaves turn "yaller" the Koch Island tracks will be laid into this city. Itosa Martiu, who returned to SU Louis the tlrst tif last week to assume his duties as guard at thu World's Fair grounds, came home again Monday last owing to sickness. Hosts was suf fering with malarial trouble when here. Ho took up his duties but was compelled to get leave and has since been under medical treatment. Messrs. Lewis and McCormlck, who are engaged In deep drilling at the Crystal Lead Mints live miles souMiwast of Versailles report splundld success as they go down. They have struck leail and zinc Iu such quantities that they have decided to put In new machinery and work the "Crystal" to Its full ca pacity, an the results of thoir drilling ju.tlfy the move. Governor Dockery had his whiskers shaved off at Jefferson City Tuesday, and thu sensation offered substance for a third of a aolumn telegram in tho metropolitan dallies of St. Louis. It scorns funny what tho great city press deems important iu the way of news matter. Some of thu dispatches havu whickers on them, while others arc clean shaved. O, C. Irwin, representing tho Craw fonlBvlllo (I ml.) F.lcctric Co., is hero and has been in consultation with the committee having charge of the elec tric light matter In connection with the city council, and has u favorable proposition which will bu acted upon, probably by ft special election. The plan proposed is to operate an elootriu light plant on thn municipal owner ship basin, on which complete specifi cations and mode of procecduro am submitted. Our people will now have a chance to say by their vote whether we will huvo a system of oleetrle lights or remain In darkness. K. II. Calef, traveling freight and live stock agent, and J. W. McClalu, pansengcr and ticket agent, of thu Mis sour! Pueifie Hallway Co,, came to Ver sailles last Friday In nn olllcial capac ity. Tho partial nature of their busi ness was to look Into tho tclegruphlc situation iu which the people of this city wero left by being cut out of ser vice when this Western Union telegraph oflleo was cloted at the depot. They will make an effort to re-establish thu oillcu here. Our people have con demned both companies for the unjust i treatment rccolvad, in no mild terms, and they express a hope that with tho now road's advent this disagreeable situation will bu remedied for all time. Iim-go KiiKtltth llitrhNlilreH. I have some linu miilo pigs of thu above breed for sale. No hotter breed ing In the country. Wm. Foiimak, Versailles, Mo. WANTED Pralrlu Farms, from Mi) acres up. 1 um receiving plunty of In quiries from Iowa, Illinois and Ohio people, about Morgan County. They will begin coming In soon. II. A. YOUNG, In olllce of Probatts Judgu. Tjik Dkmooiiat, and the Kansas City World dally, tor S'J.SU.