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Aorgao County Democrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. Fourth Year. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oot. 18, 1903. No. 42. LOCAL NEWS. Call for Hardy's Prize Unking Pow der. Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoes at the "FAMOUS." Lund In Nodaway has been sold re cently at tloo pur ncr. Hardy's Prize Unking Powder Is going like hot cakes. Ask for It. Ed. Cleary, one of Corutn's business men was here Tuesday on business. FOR HALK Two good residence properties, cheap. H. A. Younu. J. V. Roe came In from Proctor and transacted business in this city Mon day. No fire or second-hand goods at the "FAMOUS." All new, at a reasona ble price. K. C. Iliinburg and (. V. Lnke two Kansas City drummers, were here get ting acquainted with our business men Tuesday. Philip Homer and W. 11. Hewitt of South Morgan were heie on business Tuesday, and favored the Democrat with a friondly eall. F. I). Harrison, one of our enterpris ing real estate hustlers, wus In Kldon Monday transacting business. He was accompanied by his wife. The Best lino of Ladies ' and Children's Jackets and Wraps and Skirts, Underwear and Ho siery at Curl W. Biersach'a. The Diinknrd brethern held a series of meetings at their church north of Knob Nosier last week. Several Mor gan county Dunkards were in attend ance. Miss Sallie Martin of the Hotel Mar tin, departed Tuesday morning for HarrisonvlUi! to make a brief visit with her brother, Will Martin, who re sides in Unit city. Joseph Dougherty of St. Louis ar rived in Versailles Tuesday and has been looking over Morgan county realty lor several days. The .)ouniab Democrat says Warrens- burg merchants are meeting quite a number of Mexican half dollars in their change these days. Somebody lias unloaded on theui. Regular services at the Christian Church next Sunday morning and even lug. Our protracted meeting will be' gin the third Sunday in November. E. It. Woods. Hon. T. (. Snorgrass, from the north part of the county has been in the city during the week ut the bedside of his lather, Jesse S. Snorgrass, and was present at Ills death Wednesday morn ing. We arc 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. Leave your orders far Meat, Groceries and Ice with D. C. Hardy, A number of base ball enthusiasts went to Fortuua Sunday afternoon to witness the base ball game'betweeu Fortunaand High Point teams, claimed to have been played for a pot of SJ00. The pot was won by Fortuna by a core of 1'.' to 11. M. W. Uundel of Rochester, N. Y. accompanied by J. Kernohan of Tip ton, arrived here Tuesday and drove to the Oravols. Mr. Uundel is Inter' ttsted with other's in the Oeunesee Mln Ing Co., In South Morgan, and was down there looking after matters In connection with his mines. Suits, Underwear, Overcoats Boots and Shoes, Skirts, Dress Goods, Blankets, Comforters, Trunks, Valises, Groceries Ac Best Values for the least money at "The Red Flair." Carl Wi Biersach. The editor of the Arkansas Mcth odist believes the cob pipe industry originated in Franklin county, Mo, when he resided there years ago. . poor German, he says, began to make and sell cob pipes. The stem as well as the bowl was of cob. The demand Hardy's Prize Baking Powder is the kind to use in your baking. The finest line of worsted pants ever brought to Versailles can be seen at the "Famous". J. P. Swarthout, a Chicago business man, came in Tuesday and was looking ' after some coal lands In this vicinity. Come, look at our line line of Fall and Winter Goods. Carl W. Biersach. Leave your orders for Meat and Ice with us. All orders executed promptly and goods delivered free as usual. 1). C. Hakdy. Col. Vincel Marmaduke arrived here Monday evening and stopped over night. Tuesday morning he drove to his big ranch near Proctor. James McNair received a telegram Monday conveying the sad news of the death of his brother, Dan McNair at Warrcnsburg. Death occurred at noon Monday. Mr. McNatr left on the after noon train for Warrensburg to be pres ent at the funeral. James Hodge, a negro workman in one of the construction camps of the Rock Island near Windsor had his left foot cut oft in a concrete mixer recent ly. The revolving iron teeth tore the foot .completely oil and it dropped to the ground below. He will recover. Miss Lizzie Kelt of Lodeina was shopping in Versailles Monday. She brought W. II. Ullliam here to take the train for his home in Saline coun ty. Mr. Ullliam Is a nephew of her father, .1. W. Kelt, and had spent sev eral days with the family at Lodema. There are rough cnbins in Franklin county which have finer doorsteps than tile most pretentious and costly inten sions of Kansas City and St. Louis. Franklin county produces some of the finest onyx in the world, and It is of this that the valaable doorsteps re ferred to are made. Dr. P. 0. Woods and wife, who have been making a visit with their daugh ter, Mrs. David C. Peters, at Trinidad, Colorado, joined an excursion party leaving there the first of this week for Old Mexico. They are making a pleasure tour of the south and will visit many prominent points, and will be gone at least ten days. Five years ago Charles P. Cunning ham bou 'lit a farm on the Mississippi river bottom In Pctnlbcot county for 81, .100. Last year he wild 82'J,700 worth of produce from it. The farm is hot' torn land, After buying it, Mr. Cun ningham carefully tilled it. He liar vested six crops of alfalfa last year, making six tons to the acre. A noted cattle breeder in Illinois provides his steers with sheds in the pastures, with straw roof, and enclosed on all sides but one. This side is hung with heavy burlap curtains. The cat- tlo walk in between the curtains and thus rub the tiles on, and stand In the shade during the hot part of the day, coming out to eat when it is cool. He says the shed pays for Itself every year. for his product grew so fast that retired in several years a rich man, ho it) itt itf S it) ft it) 0 SPECIAL SALE In LADIES' and CHILDREN'S WRAPS ON OCT. 17, 19 AND 20. it) it) i THE LATEST. We will display a Special Lino of Novelties and Up-to-date LADIES' WRAPS Of all kinds. Wo will havo Expert Cloak Man Hero who will tako orders for what you want, or ell you out of tho sumple lino at lower figures than you can get those garments horoaftor. Come and see the stylos and get your Wintor Wraps. M. JOACHIMI'S it it it) $ it it) a iti it) it) it) it) il) it it) it) it) it) CUT PRICE CASH STORE, t (io to Hardy's grocery and ask for his Prize Halting Powder. The county teachers' association Is in session at the public school build ing. Don't forget the place for new, good nnd reliable Foot Goods for men. Uo and see them, at the "FAMOUS." W. IC. Hunter. T It. llrown, W. It. Crutchflcld nnd J. A. Kelsay all stock men of Knld were hero last Saturday looking after stock affairs. K. V. Low a prominent Indiana citl sen was in this city last Saturday, took a drive through the country and was looking after land interests. He resides in Indianapolis. Rev. Haymaker, of Centrevlew, has Invented a patent milk strainer which strains the milk as it Is milked from the cow. It Is an ingenious device but milk dealers will be unable to use it to any advantage, as it Is necessary to have a cow. F. J. Stephens and Ira C. Hurk belmer, the former from Cromwell and the latter from Crcston, Iowa, were hero several days this week looking over Morgan county's farms, and they were both very favorably Impressed with what they saw. Richard, John and M. McDonald of Enid spent the day In Versailles Tues day. Union temperance services were held at the llaptlst Church last Sunday night. Monroe and L. M. Ivy of Crittenden were in Versailles on business the ilrst of the week. Miss Annie Lewis Sims and her class give an elocutionary entertulninunt at the opera house to-night. Price James the California commer cial man was Interviewing our mer chants Tuesday. Price had ills eye on every tine horse that chanced to meet him. M. Joachlml will have a special sale of Ladies' and C'hlldretis1 Wraps, to morrow, Monday und Tuesday, with a cloak man hero. See ills advertisement in another column. WANTED ! Juko and DuckH, For which wo will pay the following prices: tleese, full feather, 14 per dozen, Ducks, seven cents per pound, by the New York Poultry .t Kgg Co. W. P. Nichols, Manager. THIS IS THE LAST CALL ! All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at One-fourth the Price. READY MADE SKIRTS. $2.25 will buv vou one of our $4.00 Skirts. We have them in Black, Dark Grey and Navy Blue. Don't miss this chance, out come and get one. All of our new Fall Dress Goods are ready for inspection. A. Popper the Leader of Low Prioes and First-Class Merchandise. Versailles Lodge No. 117 A. F. and A. M. will meet in Masonic Hall on Friday morning the lith Inst., at nine o'clock a. in. In call communication for the purpose of attending the funeral of ltrothnr Jesse Snorgrass. lntermunt .will take place at the Versailles ceme tery, after services at tho llaptlst Church, Tho Fraternity will please take notice. A. L, Itoss, W. M. Sain Peuland spent two hours and a half of awful agony imprisoned in a tree top in tho Orand River bottom re cently. Ho climbed Into a tree to cut. a limb of considerable slzu and weight. which as soon as chopped loose swung Into the fork where he was standing, crushing one leg and foot and holding him In a vice. Ills cries weie dually heard and he was rescued in an ex hausted condition. A Kansas man returned home from lodge one night and seeing a dark ob ject sitting besldu a white object ou his front porch, he said: "You are out rather late; don't you think it about time for you to go home young man?" And as no one replied to his uchtlou, ho looked closer and saw that instead of addressing his daugh ter and her "steady" he hail been talk) ing to his wife's palm wrapped In a sheet and the oleander lu a black wrap per. In Macon, Arthur King sued Farmer N. M. McCully for 83rt. McCully ad mlttcd that King had worked on his farm and earned the monuy he wanted, but said he had contracted to work four mouths and had left hix weeks before the time expired. The evldeuco showed that McCully made his men work from 4 and !i o'clock In the morn ing till 9 at night, anil King said ho couldn't stand it any longer. The jury, which was composed of farmers, decided, nevertheless, in favor of Mc Cully. Tho old timers of Missouri think they know almost all about coon hunt ing, but a traveling man who was In Liberty recently told some of them In a new way. He pronounced It useless to cut down a tree to get a cnou. Tho hunters, ho said, according to tho Tri bune, "should supply themselves with s few Roman caudles on starting out and when a coon Is 'treed' shoot up in tho branches. The colored lights will cause tho coon to make' a jump for the ground every time, it was claimed. 'There Is nothing I enjoy more than hunting coons,' ho said, 'and I always take a package of Roman candle with mo wheu 1 go.'"