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Aorgao County Democrat
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. fourth Yeah. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oct. 2, 1903. No. 40. 23D ANNUAL FALL OPENING OF MILLINERY Friday & Saturday, This display will present the richest Collec tion of Choice and Up-to-date MILLINERY. A beautiful line of PATTERN HATS, Ready-to-wear Hats and Children's Hats. In fact we have the Largest and best selected stock we have ever handled. ON TOP IN 8TYLE8, AT THE BOTTOM WITH PRICES. A cordial welcome to nil. Rcmombor the date. MRS. J. W. BOLES. East Side of Square. S LOCAL NEWS. Call for Hardy's Prize Unking Pow der. Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoes at the "FAMOUS." !o to I lardy's grocery undakk for hi Frlze Making Powder. Hardy's I'rlzo linking Powder Is going lllii'. hot cakes. Able for It. FOR SALE Two good residence properties, cheap. II. A, Youko. Dr. Cord Ilohling of I'yrmont was transacting business in Versailles lost Saturday. No lire or second-hand goods ut the "FAMOUS." All new, at u reasona ble price. If you want pure clean Ice, fresh Moats and Groceries, leave your order with I). C. Hardy. ' Children's stylish and becoming Hats a specialty at the Millinery liazaar on MUtli side court house. -fumes E. Clark made a business trip to Eldon Monday and says things ap pear pretty lively there. Adolph Popper has been In the east ern market for several days securing bargains for his store here. Don't forget the place for new, good and reliable Foot Goods for men. do and see them, at the "FAMOUS." J. VV. Kirk, our energetic furniture mm, has purchased the fine Spur lock residence on South Fisher street. Messrs. Dudley and Slocum who re cently sold their barber shop here to Tuck ley & Kidwell, have purchased u restaurant at Eldon. The grand millinery openings of our two enterprising milliners are billed for to-day unci tomorrow. Of course all the women will be on hand. The Lamlnu Itaptist Association will iB.ee t in Syracuse next Wednesday and continue several days. A number from tfie Versailles congregation will be In attendance. Protracted meeting will begin at Rethleham between Florence and Ot terville on Sunday, October 11, by lie v. I. Barber the pastor, at which time three deucona and one preacher will be ordained. .(i. O. Parker of Stover took one of the prizes at the recent agricultural exhibit at Cole Camp for the second best display of ear corn and first prize for the best display ot millet. This peaks well for Morgan county and for Mr. Parker as one of our farmers. Woll Prepared. You will find Mrs. J. W. Ilolos well prepared with the very latest ideas in hcadwar, her buyer having had the advantage of visiting the Denver, Kan saa City and St. Louia market this fall. OCTOBER 2 and 3. Hardy's Prize linking Powder Is tins kind to UM! iti your baking. Attorney D. B. Wray attended Miller county circuit court at Tuscuuibla last week. Rev. J. K. McCloskey ailed his ap pointment at the Presbyterian Chureli in this city lust huuduy, morning and evening. Mttle Misses Iteadwcar, latent and most stylish, fouud at the South Side Millinery lln.uar. Little girls invited to call and see the beauties. State's Attorney Anion A. Knoop baa the frame work of his new house on McNnlr Heights completed ready to be enclosed, and it will evidently be a tlno residence. Mioses llyrd Maddox and Emily Meyer at present of Uravols Mills, were' in Versailles Saturday. Our en terprising young attorney Price Jones entertained them. Mrs. S. It. Price returned Wednesday evening from Marshal! where she spent the week previous, anil where she at tended the Chamberluiii-Osbornc wed ding Tuesday morning. The electric light plant on the municipal ownership plan ought be a go in Versailles. It will either be this or no lights, as the citizens will not consent to giving the franchise to a private corporation. Our merchants rntiort a vond trail on nil fall goods, and uro buying big stocks this fall. Our twnntu Mm In lin in pretty fair shape generally and we are giau to nee turn improved condition among our business men. THIS 13 All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at One-fourth the Price. READY MADE SKIRTS. $2.25 will buy them in Don't All of our new Fall Dress Goods are ready for inspection. -A. The Leader of Low Prioes and First-Olass See the beautiful line of Trimmed Hats at Mrs. J. W. Doles', East aide Square. K. A. Crewson spent several days tho latter part ot last week on business in Kansas City. Pattern Hats, latest style, hew and fresh at liazaar south side public square. The finest line of worsted pants ever brought to Versailles can be seen at the "Famous". Assessor George A. Logan of Syra cuse was here Monday on business con nected with his ofllelal duties. The lawyers have formed a union in Joplln, and we suppose they will go on a strike if big fees are not paid. Missouri has 10,000 school houses, an average of nearly loo to the county. This is no bad showing as to our edu cational facilities. K. D. Woods will fill his regular ap pointment at Hopewell Sunday morn ing and afternoon, and will preach at Harnett Sunday evening. Remember the Millinery Opening at liazaar south side square. Come and see the beauties in headwear. Mrs. Olive A. Child, Manager. Thomas Miles of Rlvcrview was in Versailles on business Tuesday. Mr. Miles is a strong supporter of Circuit Attorney Folk mid his manner of re form In public affairs. Rev. L. J. ltaughman departed last Friday for Lincoln, llenton county, to fill his appointment ut Mt. Pleasant, four miles south of that place. The linptlst congregation there have been holding a series of meetings this week. We are not just beginning the free delivery of meats to our customers but have been delivering free of charge ever since we began business and will continue to do so. Lunve your orders for Meut, Groceries and Ice with D. C. Hardy, James K. Clark will in the near future move his family to Sedalia, where ho owns a piece ot property, and where Harry his son, Inteuds to attend business college. Mr. Clark will still retain his marble yards here and do business the same as though his family were here. Tho Old Settlers' Day at Windsor drew a crowd from four counties antl was one of the most pleasant gather Ings on record. It Is estimated that 4,000 people were present. This Is clear evidence that old settler's meet' logs are a good drawing card and should be an incentive to the men who have called the meotlng to organize in Versailles to place their association on a solid basis on the startout. At a meeting of the officers nnd mem hers of the Christian Church In this city last Sunday afternoon it wns de cided by unanimous vote to retain Rev. E. 11. Woods for another year. The friends of liro. Woods will be glad to learn that he and his excellent wife are to stay among us. Rev. Woods is an able young minister and has made many friends here and at his different appointments in this neighborhood. THE LAST you one of our $4.00 Black, Dark Grey and miss this chance, but come and get one. lo"P"per Host line of Stylish Hats for ladles and misses, at Millinery llataar, South Side Square. J. II. Sllvcy was hero several days last week fixing up some personal mat ters. He is well pleased with his new position as tie inspector for tho Mis souri Pacific at Hagnell. WANTED Prairie Farms, from i0 acres up. I nm receiving plenty of In quiries from Iowa, Illinois and Ohio people, about Morgan County. Thoy will begin coming In soon. II. A. YOUNO, In office of Probate Judge. Charles Petty, who severed his con nection with the "Fair" several months ago to accept a position with the Ed. Weston Tea and Spice Co., of St. Louis, visited home folks here over Sunday last. Charley has been traveling In Southwest Missouri, Arkansas and Tex as, and has been having splendid suc cess since he started In as a commercial traveler. His friends In Versailles are glad to learn that Mr. Petty Is doing well in his adopted profession. Mrs. I. A. Falrley of the City Hotel is In receipt of nn "At Home" card an nouncing the marriage of Mrs. Flora Lillian Turner to C. Franklin (iray blll, both of Kansas City. The wed ding occurred Sept. 14th. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Eubnnks and Is n niece of Mrs. Fairley. The card announces that they will be at home in Kansas City after October 1st, at SS01 Park avenue. Miss Eubanks is well known In this elty. Two work trains ran together a short distance west of llelle lat Sat urday and Charles Uallop the engineer of the west bound train was instantly killed and his fireman Ilirnin Jones re ceived injuries which caused him to be taken to the hospital. The dead man had but recently moved to Eldon from Trenton this slate with his family con sisting of u wife and three small chil dren. Mrs. Uallop took her husband's remains to Trenton for burial. Miss Katherlne Curtis and sister, Mrs. Avery, came In from Chicago and stopped in this city last Friday and Saturday. They were accompanied by Pres. Stoue of the New York State Press Association, a prominent char acter In the Empire state. The ladles ure daughters of General Curtis of Omaha, Nebraska. They drove from here to Gravios Mills and from there to Proctor where Mr. Stone has a large tract of mineral land, which he Is pre paring to have thoroughly prospeeted. While out hunting at the Versailles ford on the Moreau, Monday after noon, Jelf Allee, a son of W. Joe Alice, living 3 miles west of town, had the mlsfortunute to shoot himself in the left haud with a shot gun. He was carrying tho gun over his back with his right hand on the stock and his left hand over the other end of It, when It was accidentally discharged. Tho en tire load, which was of No, 4 shot, passed through his hand, tearing out a large hole and making a very puin fnl wound. The wound was dressed and at present ho is getting along nicely. California Dispatch. CALL ! Skirts. We have Navy Blue. Merchandise. New Fall Opening. Our Fall Opening takes place to-day nnd tomorrow, at which time the fin est display of up-to-date Pattern Huts we have ever shown to our customers will bo on our counters. These Hats for ladles and misses have been selected n tho city markets by an experienced buyer and will bo offered at remark ably low prices. We want every lady n Versailles to inspect these goods which are new, fresh anil of the most stylish designs. Remember, at the South Side Millinery liazaar. Mis, Olive A. Child, Manager. S. U. Ettcr, one of Eldon's business men, was ou our streets Tuesday, Ex Representative C. Teinmo of Excelsior wns a visitor here Tiics- lay. August Wclpman of Gravios Mills was transacting business with our mer chants Tuesday. Arthur Norfleet and U. O. Sterling the Excelsior morchants were here on business Tuesday. ' Presiding Judge Howcn, Judges Shenkel and Willsou, were here Mon day on county court business. Miss Zuo Kelly of California, Mo., arrived here Monday for a short visit with her brother, Dr. R. Q. Kelly, and family. Leave your orders for Meat nnd Ico with us. All orders executed promptly nnd goods delivered free as usual. D. C. Ha mi v. The County Court met as n Hoard of Appeals In this city Monday and acted upon merchants' taxes and other mat ters coming up for adjustment. Mrs. Elllc Avery who had been vis iting friends here for the past two weeks, left yesterday for Asplu, Col orado, where she expects to reside in the future. Mrs. Phoebe Harrison of St. Louis arrived in Versailles lust Saturday from Lamonte. She Is a sister of Dr. A. O. Williams, and after spending Sunday with the family, teft Monday morning for her homo. Mrs. A. L. White and Ilertha Ilolzcr of Fortuna drove through this city Wednesday. Thoy were accompanied by George Holzer, of Hickory 111)1, father of Miss Holzer. Thoy were on their wuy to Cole comity. II. II. Harmon of Kuiisas City, ami Win. Geddls of Denver, two of the gentlemen interested In our clay re sources, were here Monday and were driven into the clay districts by 14. A. Crewson and George 1'. Clark. J. J. Murphy and wife of St. Louis are spending tho week with Dr. anil Mrs. A. O. Williams. Mr. Murphy Is on the police force in St. Louis, being an officer in the Second District. Mrs. Murphy is Dr. Williams' niece. C. E. Harrison, son-in-law of the late Major Marvin, and II. F. Tuylor came over from Eldon last Saturday and spent Sunday in Versailles. Major Marvin it will be remembered wax chief engineer of the new road but died before tho completion of tho grad ing Into Versailles. Roy Avery, well known to the peo ple of Versailles, and whose former wife, Bftle Avery, secured a divorce in August, last Friday assisted Mrs. Olltc Prater In securing a ilivoreo from her husband at Monet, anil a few min utes after this proceeding they secured a marriage license and were married. S, II. Hogeland and K. 14. Freeman of Yates Con tor, Kan., were In this city the first of this week looking after their interests at the old Huffman mine now controlled by their com panythe Versailles Mining and In vestment Co, They left Tuesday just before Manager D. T. Freeman struck the rich zinc bed. The marriage of Pcrelval E. Cham berlain and Miss Virginia II, Osborne was consummated at Marshall Tuesday morning ut II o'clock, Rev. D. M, Clag gett of Sedalia officiating, The bride Is the daughter of Mrs. M, D. Osborue, formerly of Versailles, ami has many warm friends here. The groom Is a Kansas City businessman, Thocouphs immediately left on a tour In Colorado, after which they will return nnd make Kansas City their home. Thu Demo crat joins with their host of friends In I wishing them all the happiness concen trated la thu marriage relation.