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Aorgap County Denrjocrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. Fourth Year. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oct. 23. 1903. No. 43. m m LOCAL NEWS. Call for Hardy's Prize linking Pow tbir. Stnlthtou Is having a tilt with ti crap-shooting gang. Wood In quoted nt $2.2T per cord In the Versailles market at present. Hardy's Pri.o linking Powder Is going like hot cakes. Ask for It. KOIt SAIii; Two good residence properties, cheap. II. A. You.no. F. I). Ilurrison and wife lire In attend nnee at the Kansas City llorhe Show. .T O. Kiiys of Harnett In contemplat ing going to Indian Territory to locate in the near future. If you want a pood A. No. I Over coat for winter you ran Hud one to tit you ut the "Famous." Misses Delia and Delia MeNair de parted Wednesday morning for Kansas City for a brief pleasure trip, Mrs. 10. If. Woods and two children departed Tuesday morning for a visit with relatives in Fayette, Howard county. Landlord I). A. Wirley and wife de parted Wednesday morning for Kansas City and are taking in the sights at the Horse Show. Hon. A i. lloss spent several days in St. Louis tills weelc In attendance on the Masonic Grand Lodge in session in that elty. Dr. K. 1" y.irncll and B. I'. Cook drove to Kldon last Sunday and met the new railroad. That is, they were in sight of U. If you want to buy the latest thing out in millinery and at prices which are so low as to make you open your eyes call at tin: Millinery llaxaar. J. W. liel laiuy, one of the substan tial farmers of I'roetor ncighbothood, in ide the Democrat a pleasant cidl while in town last Saturday. I roonicorn is one of the best paying props in Illinois. Why ihould not the farmer-, of .Missouri go into this class of crop raisin,,'.' It is a payer. The Host line, of Indies' and Children'.1; .(tickets und Wraps iiud Skirls, Underwear und IJo siory til Curl AW IJiorHtioh's. Mrs Kennel Ivy, who has lived near Crittenden south went of Versailles, loft this week for hedalia, win-re she will reside in the futuie. She Is the widow of tiie late Itennet Ivy. The elocutionary entertainment, giv en at Hie opeiH, home last Filday even ing, ''' Miss Anna Lewis Sims and her class, was jieeted by a large audience all of whom were well pleased with the program lendcied. If Mime one who has the teams will establish a wagon train to supply coal to the Versailles market, they could make it a paying business. We have heard a number of inquiries made for coal during the last week. Another consignment of vitrllled brick arrived here last week, and more brick winks will be constructed at once. .1. II. Morris and Mrs. Hunter will put down walks in front of their residences on Williamson avenue. Two swarms of bees took possession of a cavity in tho dwelling of Dudley Divings southeast of Oak Drove. Ow itigs invaded the storehouse recently and seemed '-'DO pounds of honey which will net him S.'Kl at the market price. We are not just beginning the free delivery of meats to our customers but have been delivering free of charge ever since we begun busiiiCM and will continue to do so. heave yuUr orders for Meat, Groceries and Ice with 1). ft Hardy, Tho Progress Club held their meet ing labt Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. U. (J. Kelly on Camplicll street. The meeting was full of intoicst and after the set piogram was carried out Mrs. Kelly Heated the members to a splendid lunch, The Millinery Ilazaar In dally receiv ing new goods, and although the heavy tlruin on their stock moves them out, the strike of express employees docs not effect their supply an the houses they buy from handle their own ex press. They always keep their stock frh and up-to date, do to Hardy's grocery and ask for bis Prize Halting Powder. For a good tit and proper style In clothing, hats, shoes, pants, &c, tor men, go to the "Famous." A crowd of young folks held a pleas ant social at the home of Mrs. James II. Spurlock last Saturday evening. It Is reported here that tho new rail road Is tit Kldon ami they are prepar ing to eclebratu. Now for Versailles. Come, look tit our lino lino of Full and Winter Goods. Curl W. Hiersach. heave your orders for Meat and Ice with us. All orders executed promptly and goods delivered free as usual. I). C. Haiiiiy. Harry Clark and J. N. CofTtnau were In Kldon several days last week ar ranging for a room to open a bowling alley at that place. F. D. Harrison, while in Kldon this week, bought a Miller county farm and sold It before leaving the burg. As a hustler, Flem Is a lulu. The M. K. parsonage has been reju venated by a now coat of paint, which adds much to its beauty. K. M. Dull, the artist, applied the brush. The "Famous" don't sell all the clothing sold in Versailles, but does sell all of the, good clothing and shoes for men that are sold in Versailles. Mrs. Adolph Popper Is at present so journing at Hot Springs, Ark., where She will remain for several weeks. Mr. Popper accompanied her, but returned home Tuesday. 0. M. Ilargett, book-keeper for Con tractor .1 i in Ituek, and treasurer of Morgan county, visited with his wife and children in Versailles from Friday to Monday. Windsor Review. Aimer Sltaw of l.amonte, In Pettis county, has donated a sweet potato to tho World's Fair Horticultural com mittee which measures 3'J Inches long and four inches In circumference. Hcv. Clias. C. Mctiiuley of Independ ence, Mo., will preach at. the Presby terian Church to-night (Friday). Ho is said to be one of the best preachers in the country and should have a large congregation, 1. ecton proposes to cut a pumpkin and open a few kegs of cigars when the Itoek Island is finished through her domains. Versailles will open a keg of nails, at least, when the exten sion reaches us. The steel-laying crew on tho Itoek Island reached Kldon yesterday, and will now proceed rapidly toward Ver sailles. The only obstacle to impede their progress to this elty is the bridge oyer the Moreau. A curious (ind was made near Miami one day last week by Thos. Ladd. lie discovered a r,0-barrel tank on a sand bar above the dike in the river bottom which was found to be full of refined coal oil. It is thought that the tank left Kansas City during the flood and bumped along the. bottom of the river until finally settled in a bole on the bar when the water receded. THIS IS All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at One-fourth the Price. READY HADE SKIRTS. 00 0 C kuy you one of our $4.00 Skirts. We have Jj 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. The Leader of Low Prioes and First-Olass PIANOFORTE. MISS CROSS, Four yours ut Kansas Stnte Uni versity, School of Music, desires pupils. PIANO, HARMONY. Special attention to Eur Drill. Highest approved methods. 'Phono 117. P. O. Pox 1(57. Hardy's Prize ltaklng Powder Is the kind to use in your baking. W. P. Dunston of Kldon was trans acting business in Versailles Monday. For tin roofing, spouting and repair ing call on .loe Zimmerman, at K M. Duff's hardware store on North Monroe street. Joseph Stilller, formerly of this elty but now In business at Kldon, was shaking hands with old friends here Wednesday. .1. L. Warren of Higgltisvllle was here Wednesday. He came down to look after his milling properties in Morgan and Ileutoii counties. Miller county is to vote on the prop osition of a new court house, on Octo ber t!7. Miller county is entitled to a belter court bonne than they possess and the people should vote to have It. Joe Zimmerman, the tinner, who has opened a shop at K. M. DuiT's haul ware stoic on North Monroe street, is prepared to do all kinds of tin tooling, spouting and general repairing. He makes roofing and guttering a specially and his prices will be made reasonable at all times. Dive him a call when In need of work In his line. lie will treat you right. C. C. Merriott, formerly superintend ent of our county farm, accompanied by his son, James, went to Kldon last Wednesday to make arrangements for the opening of a wagon yard, feed and flour store. Mr. Merriott has bought lots there ami will move his family a soon as a house can be built thereon. Mr. Merriott is an old Morgan county citizen and we wish him well, Despite the boodlers Missouri Is de termined to come to the front. She Is preparing to furnish a second crop of fruit this fall. S. W. Carpenter was In the News ollico .Saturday and said Jim Carpenter had strawberries as large as quail eggs and the whole patch was In bloom. Here in hllhowee the cherry trees are In bloom and other trees aie filled with dwelling buds. Chllliowee News. Tho horn Show and Farmers' Insti tute which Is to be held in Versailles on December 1st, open to the fariueis of Morgan county, under the direction of the World's Fair Commission, should enlist the Interest of all our farmers, as good pieiuiuiiis will be offered. The local committee is County Cleric J. T. lieale, James K. Clark and Samuel Dan iels, ami farmers aie requested to leave their corn with Dr. Healo at the Coun ty Clerk's ollico. The show will be held in the circuit court room at the court house. Wo will give tho list of prizes next week. TIE LAST A girl baby was born to Mr. and Mr. Win. doruin last Saturday morn ing. II. A. Young sold the Peter Taylor homestead southwest of this city dur ing tho past week. Parties from Iowa were the purchasers. Do not forget to visit tho Millinery llar.aar when in Versailles. There you will Und the latest styles and whether you desire to buy or not you will re ceive the most courteous treatment. Fashions guaranteed. Prices lowest for first-class goods. Tho preliminary hearing of James Meyers, who shot Mrs, KUen llraden near Gladstone last Saturday week, was held before Squire Clifton in the circuit court room Wednesday, and resulted in Meyers being bound over to the next term of circuit court, In the sum of S-,000, bond being given for his ap pearance. Suits, Underwear, Overcoats, Moots and Shoes, Skirts, Dross Goods, P.lankets, Comforters, Trunks, Valises, Groceries itc. Host Values for tho least money at "Tho lied Flay." Carl W. liiersach. Olllcials connected with the Illicit Is land Hallway system, interested In the new extension, were in this city Moll day and Tuesday having a consultation relative to the trackage In Versailles and the construction work generally. Among them weie Chief F.ngiuccr W. I.. Darling, J. Ii. Cumplxjll. F. A. Stubbs, It. F. Williams, J II. Flick, It. K. Moody and W. U. Stubbs. .1.11. lluck the contractor at Windsor was also with tlie party and Tuesday they all drove to Kldon to look over the work of track-laying tlieie. Mrs. Kssle llayden, assistant princi pal of tlie Ituiicetou public schools, was badly injured last Friday afternoon, says the Tiibuno. She was dismissing her pupils from her room at the opera house, when she caught her foot near the top step and fell bead-long to the bottom of tin; flight of stairs, striking heavily on her head and shoulders. While no bones were broken she was much stunned and bruised, and had to be assisted to her home and is not yet able to attend to her school duties, Mrs. llayden has many friends In Ver sailles who will be sorry to learn of her misfortune. A fatal accident occurred at Stover Camp on the new railroad west of this city Sunday. An Austrian, who was blasting on the work, put In a shot which made quite an explosion, throw- lug rocks promheiiously. It seems lie had not gone far enough away for safely, and in looking up a rock struck him on the right side of the nose with such force as to throw hlin against some lumber. In the fall he struck his face directly on the opposite side of the nose, crushing his face. The ac cident happened al 0 o'clock in the morning and the victim died al '.) o'clock that night. He leaves a wife and four children. 1 CALL ! Merchandise. Men's Rubber Hoots and Slices at tho "FAMOUS." The ladles of the Aid Society of tho Presbyterian Church held a quilting bee at their church Tuesday after noon. It, 8. Sharpless, onu of Harriett' well-to-do citizens was in Versailles on business last Saturday and made us un agreeable call. A girl baby is reported at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Stone of near OlrnMcd. The newcomer arrived last Saturday evening. W. P. Moore returned Thursday morning from Kdmonil, Oklahoma, where he has spent the past six weeks with his family who will remain In the Territory this winter. Mrs. Charles II. Howard returned home Tuesday after a visit of a week with her parents al Jefferson City. Sho was accompanied by her mother who will be her guest for several days. In order to keep our slock fresh and up to date we are constantly ordering new goods which we are receiving dally and placing on our counters for tlie benefit of our customers. Call and see our elegant line of ready-to-wear hats. Hack numbers don't go, at the South Side Millinery ltazaar. Complaints are being made thai some of the youngsters who attend church on Sunday evenings annoy liolh the minister and the eoiigiegallou by un becoming conduct. Parents should look into this mailer, and if any of their sons and daughters are guilty of "cut ting up" during church services, give them a sharp talking to. This Is only thoughtlessness on the part of the youngsters, yet It should be slopped. A number of the young friends of Miss Walt (iuiiii, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. (1. M. (Iuiiii, gave her a surprNu at her home Tuesday evening by drop plug In just when least expected. The parly had been arranged for the pur pose of suitably celebrating her Pith birthday. After the crowd had assem bled Miss Wall was presented with a lino gold ring set with topuz, a gift from her schoolmates, wt.iiVtti number of other nice glfls were tendered her. liefreshmeuts in the shape of ice cream and caku were served and the evening was spent in a most enjoyable manner by all present, even to the young hos tess, who wan not at all "llxed" for this surprise at the time her friends ar rived. ICxcIiuiiko Smiles'. There Is a foot ball team in St, Louis calling themselves "liladiler Kickers,'' while another team In Chltllcnlhc an: known as the "I'lg-Skln Chasers'." "Men," says a north Missouri paper, "before becoming boodlers, just think of the awful penalties that nineteen Missouri boodlers have not sull'orcd." The editor of the Klrksville Demo era', says spots on tho sun don't worry him half so much as his coal bills, and he. might have added, his wooil on sub scription. The Atchison Champion says whis key may shorten u man's life, but it enables him to see twice as much in the same length of time and makes 111 in feet wealthy at intervals, A St. Joseph woman was granted a divorce and S10 a month alimony from her husband recently, on the grounds that he threw hot mince pie In her laee, The distribution of "pie" In thl t ease was not so pleahiiut as It some times Is, The biggest man and the smallest man of Missouii live side by side In St, Francois county, ami they aie happy a" larks. .1, I1'. Mastellar, weighing Ml.' pounds, Is the larger one, and looks over Into the yard of I, J, Shaniir, win) weighs but i!i pounds. The very best man In the world lives' In Princeton. He Is Just married and his wife has much to learn about cook ing, but recently ho ate "noodle" soup In which the young woman hud drop ped half a pound of red pepper Instead of half a "pod," and told her It was the best ever, A Carthago small boy, who accom panied his father to churcli for tin) first time recently, was much lntor cstcd In whitlhoitaw. When thu cob lection box went by ho noticed It ami also that his father put nothing in It, "Suy, pop," lie whispered, "you un1 over half of 'em got in fur nothiu'i didn't youV"