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Aorgao County Democrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. Fourth Year. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oct. 9, 1903. No. 41. ! LOCAL NEWS. I Call fur Hardy's Prlae linking Pow der. Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoes at the "FAMOUS," ("hi to Hardy's grocery and ask for his 1'rlr.u Raking Powder. V, A, Sharpless of Harnett wan trad ing In thlh city Saturday. Fred Johnston of lioonvlllc spent the day In Versailles Inst Friday. Hardy's Prize linking Powder' 1h jroiny like hot cakes. Ask for It. KOU SALK Two good residence properties, cheap. II. A. YouSfi. August Welpunn of Oravios Mills was transuding business In tills city Tuesday. No (Ire or second-hum) goods at the "FAMOUS." All new, at a reasona hie price. Dawson Crisp and II. M. Kcevel of Syramiso were hero Tuesday on pro bate huhluess, A tidy Watson, the merchant and financier of Linn Creek, spent the day here Tucsd.iy. If you want pure clean Ice, fresh Meats and (Irocerics, leave your order with I). C. Hardy. Shipments of hogs and cattle were made from Versailles to the St. Louis markets Tuesday. Norman Cotton and Arule Johc drove over from Kldon and bpent the day Tuesday In Versailles. II. Smith and friend of Ulysses, Ne braska, came in Monday and have been looking at Morgan county farms. Quite a hard storm passed over this Miction Tuesday night, accompanied by seven! thunder and lightning. Don't forget the place for new, good iind reliable Font Goods for men, (Jo anil see them, a", the "FAMOUS." The tracklayers on the new road are now between Henley and Kldon and moving toward Versnills ri'iildlr. P. Sarman of California, came to this city Monday and will work in John liolton'-. cigar factory in the future. 11. K. Moody, superintendent of con struction on the Rock Island extension was here on ollicial business Tuns day. Attorney A. II. Itoltc of Union, was here on business connected with the ltock Island extension Monday and Tuesday. .lames A. Hughes, the auctioneer, was in the city Monday. lie will cry the Ward hale two miles west of Proe tor tomorrow. Dr. II. K. Kuloc and wife were vls Itors in Kldon over Sunday last. While there Mrs. Knloc invested in a couple of Kldon lots. (Icorge Pace, Joseph and (1. W. Park inson, N. O. Karris and John Hastofer of (Jravlos Mills were, in this city on business Tuesday. Ilov. O, A. Campbell of Proctor was In Versailles looking after business matters last Saturday. Ho made the Democrat a pleasant call. A stranger driving a big ox team drove through Versailles going west last Saturday morning. The old fash ioned makeup of the outfit created plenty of curiosity. J. II. Hrokmeyer starts to-day for a southern trip. He goes with an excur slon party and will be gone about three weeks. He will visit a number of prominent points on the tour. The fnll openings of our millinery stores last Friday and Saturday at tracted a large contingent of the ladies and new hats ami head wear Wan mov ing quite freely. Versailles Is up-to-date In this respect. WANTKD Praiiie Farms, from () acres up. I am receiving plenty of in quiries from Iowa, Illinois and Ohio people, about Morgan County. They will begin coming in soon. II, A. YOUNO, In olllco of Probate Judge. A herd of bronchos has bcerj making things lively at the Missouri Pacific stock pens during the past few days. Luther Sparks has charge of them, and if anyone wished to sec a' Wild West circus free at any time, all they had to do was to walk to the stock pent. It wu there In variety. Hardy's Prlw! Unking Powder Is the kind to use In your baking. The finest line of worsted punts ever bi ought to Versailles can be seen at the "Famous". Kx-Judgc Sam'l Daniels and wife de parted Wednesday to be present at the Latnlnc llaptlst Association In session at Syracuse. Como, look at our fine lino of Pall and Winter Gooda. Curl VV. Biorsach. W. R. Hodge camo over from Center town, Cole county, and was looking over some farming land in this county Friday and Saturday. Dan Williams leaves tomorrow to take up his studies In the Kansas City Dental College. This Is his second year at the college. Reed Miller of Tipton, bollcltor for the "Katy," was here last Saturday. He had just returned from an indus trial trip In the fur south. Division Kngineer It. F. Williams was hero from Windsor Tuesday on business for the new road. He reports work rushing on the west end. Tito Best lino of Ladies' und Children's .Tuckets and Wraps and Skirts, Underwear and Ho siery at Carl W. Biorsach 's. It. A. Townseud of Kansas City who was superintendent of construction for Stubbs, Flick & Johnson on their Texas contract was here Tuesday on buslnes. Win It. Ilix and Miss Krnma Slncum, both of tills city, wcic united in mar riage last Friday, the ceremony hav ing been performed by Judge II. K. Neville at the probate judge's olllce. Tlie construction crew at Itichland Creek finished the fill at the west end of the bridge so that they will not have to cross the structure. They have torn up the track and are now work ing on tills end, Charles Yates and (iorg. Schnnch came up from the "liufTalo" mine and spent Sunday with Landlord Fairley at the City Hotel. They have their new Cameron pump in and started pumping water Wednesday. The Ladles' Aid Society of the Pres byterian Church met with Mrs. B. A. Crewcon Tuesday afternoon arid elected otllccra for tlie ensuing year. Mrs. Ahull was chosen president and Mrs. Ilert Lumpce vice president. 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 und will continue to do so. Leave your orders for Meat, (Jrocerles and Ice with D, C. Hardy. A. i, (lould, engineer for the Stubbs, Flick ,t Johnson Coiitruction Co., carne over from Kldon Tuesday where he had liecn looking after concrete work anil yard grudlng. He was accom panied by Mrs. (lould and they left for Windsor, THIS 15 All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at One-fourth the Price. READY HADE SKIRTS. 00 0 C wil1 buy you one of our $4,00 Skirts. We have Jl them in Black, Dark Grey and Navy Blue. v Don't miss this chance, but come and get one. All of our new Fall Dress Goods are ready for inspection. The Leader of Low Prices and First-Class Merchandise. A. C. SfilmfTcr, contractor on the new road west of town, made a business trip to St. Louis Wednesday. Miss Kllen Atftcr of Rlvcrview, daughter of the late Judge John II. Alfter, was a visitor in Vertiallles Tues day. A confederate reunion of the (leorgo P. Harper camp of Iloonvillc and the Dick Taylor camp of Dnneeton was held at the latter place last Saturday and the two camps were consolidated with Col. Robert McCulloch as com mander. Thus. O'Neal and son of Harnett was in this city Tuesday. Mr. O'Neal has just returned from a trip to Kentucky where he had attended a big horse sale, accompanied by -Lewis Monsees. They saw some Hue stock sell ut line prices. Suits, Underwear, Overcoats, Boots and Shoes, Skirts, Dress Goods, Blankets, Conifortors, Trunks, Valises, Groceries fco. Best Values for tho least money at "Tho Red Flag." Carl W. Biorsach. The residents in tho neighborhood between the two Richland Creeks west of here are circulating a petition to secure u road from Pyruiont five miles south to the Versailles and Kldon road, This should meet with success as tlie people in Unit vicinity have uo road through the ridge. Mrs. Jos. Popper and little, son, Her man, who have been visiting friends and relatives in Kurope since June 1st. returned home last Saturday evening. They were met in New York City last week by Mr, Popper and on their trip from there home they visited points of interest In the east. llunccton Tri bune. There will he a Woman's Christian Temperance Union meeting at the M. K. Church Saturday eveuing at 7:110, Oct, Pith. Also Sunday at " o'clock p. m. a meeting for the young folks to which all are Invited. Mrs. Alta Stev ens, district president, state organizer and lecturer for the W. C. T. U. will bu present, Mr. and Mrs, D. A. Fairley this week received printed enrds announcing that the marriage of C. M. Fairley and Miss Florence Luton would take place at lionhmn, Tex., next Wednesday. This event was to have occurred in Septem ber, but was unavoidably postponed. Mr. and Mrs. Fairley will probably be present at the wedding. Mrs. J. K. Sims met with a painful accident at her home In the northeast part of town last Sunday morning, hhe had prepared to accompany her husband, Rev. Sims, to Hopewell and started from the house to get Into n hnggy. On the way she slipped and fell striking the ground sldewlse. One hip was spruined and her lower limbs we, re considerably bruised. She has been confined to her bed during the week, and while no bones were broken, the accident has proven ipiite serious for tlie aged lady. TIE LAST Popper Tiik Dkmochat, and the Kansas City World dally, for8-J.SU. Thos. P. llond of Bnld was a Ver sallies visitor Wednesday. Oeo. P. Clark last week shipped a car load of clay from his "kaolin" .clay bank southwest of Versailles, to New York. What can spcuk higher for our cloys than this. The time Is soon com ing when they will not bo shipped out of thu county, hut our clays in the shape of manufactured products will be going all over the United States. Rev. J. R. Stephenson of I'arkvllle, former pastor of the Presbyterian Church In this city, was here Monday. A meeting was held by the congrega tion Monday night relative to securing a regular pastor for thu coming year oonvcnlcnt to alt concerned. Tempo rary arrangements were made to re tain Rev. W. 10. McCloskey of Tipton. He will be here Sunday to fill his appointment, morning and evening. The Jones farm of atw acres, situated two and u half miles northeast of Ver sailles, wirs sold this week to II. M. Scroggins, of Mount Pulaski, Illinois, Mr. Scroggins, with his wife and little daughter, came here last week from Illinois, and after looking over the field thoroughly selected this splendid farm, which will be utilized for stock and general farming The sale was effected by C. W. Lincoln of Kansas City in co-opcratlou with Chas. H. How ard of this city. The fourth medal contest of the W. C. T. U. took place at the opera house Thursday eveuing of last week. There were seven contestants and the flue audience present were highly pleased with their entertainment. The winner of the medal was Miss Maud linker, daughter of I'M I tor linker of the States man, the judges being Messrs. lluell, McClelland and Harmony. They were compelled to decide a tie between Miss Hiker and Miss Nettie McCann In mak ing their decision. Peter Side.bottom, one of the. oldest citizens of the vicinity of (Hailstone, was in Versailles Thursday of last week and attended tho meeting called that day by a committee o older resi dents of tlie county for the purpose of organizing an Old Settlers' Association. Mr. Sidubottom Is very much Interested In this move for several reasons. He has always lived In Morgan county and was horn .111 years ago on Indian Creek near the McKlnhiy school house. He now lives on Lick Itrauch and en joys life and health eq'unl to that of any other citizen of the county. He has taken the Democrat ever since the paper was first started and Is one of the list that never lets himself fall be hind. Men of Mr. Shlebottom's good (iiali ties are. the kind that are likely to bring Morgan county up to the high est moral standard. It does a man good to meet men of his calibre. Luruu HiiuIInIi ItorkslilreH. I have some line male pigs of the. above breed for sale. No better breed ing In thu country. Wu, FonuAM, Versailles, Mo. CALL! A hay-ride party of young folks weru out having a jolly time in the suburbs last Friday night. Leave your orders for Meat and Ice with us. All orders executed promptly and goods delivered free as usual. I), a If Aitnv. K. W. Cochran drove to the O.sagu last Sunday to bring home his wife Who had been making a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Col lins. Rev, J. Kd. Sims and wife, who had been making a visit of several weeks with friends In Jasper and Cass coun ties and in Oklahoma, returned to their home In this city last week welt pleased with their trip. the delegates from the llaptlst con gregation In this city to the meeting of the Lamlue llaptlst Association be ing held at Syracuse, nru Mcsdauics (ieorge P. Clark, Mary A. Oliver, F. M. Scoggins nud Miss Anna Rutherford. Monday of last week ("luy Million of Iloonvillc was married to Miss Peneiu D.'imcron of Salisbury. The groom Is the son of W. It. Million, proprietor of the Million House In lloonville. Now that the young lady has caught a Mil lion, anil she Is the better half Million, they should he able to accumulate Millions in the future. Last Saturday K. A. Crewson shipped i small cargo of ilill'erent kinds of our clays to II. 11. Harmon In Kansas City. Mr. Harmon has large brick kilns in operation there and expects toglvo the specimen clays a thorough test, by making bricks and taking them through tlie regular process by which ho manufactures other clay into bricks. The program of thu County Teach er's Association, which will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of next week In this city was handed us too late for publication last week, but will lie found In another column of this issuu of the Democrat. The meet ing will no doubt have a large attend ance as an elaborate program has been carefully piepared and' all teachers notified. Figures mado us Uo In two different instances In our Industrial 'articles last, week. In the article headed "llig Zinc; Find," we stated that Superintendent Freeman struck coal at "T.Vfcet below the surface" when It should have read I.Vfcet." In the land deal we also said the stipulation was 8li:i,7IO," when it should have lead "L0,7l0." Of con cm) the errors were noticed when It was to late to correct them. .1. I). Ryan of Leavenworth, Kansas, and family, with Thomac Ryan a broth er, (1. . Kelrstead the coal expert, with a long train of equipment, passed through Versailles a week ago and went Into camp at the Stover Coat llauk. These men are interested in the Morgan Co. Coal Co. and are en gaged wnn a lorce investigating mo full extent of coal deposits in that locality, while they are also enjoying a siege of "roughing it." President Rynn's little son is keeping the road warm riding back und forth from camp to town on a llnu Shetland pony. The Progress Club held its first fall meeting last Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. K. N. Simons on North Monroe street. The social features were all that could be desired as tho members considered It a kind of re union after several mouths' vacation. Mrs. Simons, after the program had been dispensed, Invited the member to Spiders restaurant whore she treated them to a splendid lunch which was highly enjoyed by all, The meeting this afternoon will be held at the homo of Mrs. S. R. Price on North Fisher street. Max Joachiml, Dr. Kelly and Dan Williams mounted their broncho charg ers last Saturday night and started for the vallev and shadows of Zwanzlg to give the 'coons and 'possums a merrv chase. Dan captained the party und wo dure way he took them to every hol low stump this side the Osage. No report has been made of the output of the expedition, but as wu have heard of no 'possum supiiers during the week, It Is supposed thu frot weakened the crop. Thu earavurr moved back to town at duybreak with lanterns dimly burning, punting hounds and silent horns, yet tho trio were able to slug "Coon, Coon, Coou."