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Aorg&n County Democrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. Fourth Year. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oct. 30, 1903. No. 44. I LOCAL NEWS. Call for Hardy's Prize Halting Cow iler Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoes at the FAMOUS." V. F. Dunl of Tipton whs on our streets la-it Saturday. Hnnly'.s Prize Halting Powder Is jfolng Ilk i! hot cakes. Ask for it. Toll NALK Two good residence properties, cheap, II. A. You.Nd. independence ! falling in line in raising a scandal about thulr city gov vrnmunt. H you want a good A. No. 1 Over coat for winter you can find one to Ut you at the "Famous." Mrs. Myra Sanford and Mrs. John Sulluns drovi! to Proctor last Saturday and spent Sunday with friends at that place. Jo,j Goddard of the Tipton Times Gazette, was "doing" Versailles Tues day, and made the Dkmociiat a frater nal call. Rev. .t. V. Rusby drove to Proctor last Friday and assisted Rev. It. A. Me Night in his series of meetings there up to Tuesday. If you want to buy the latest tiling out in millinery anil at prices which ani so low as to make you open your eyes call at tin; Millinery Hazaar. The Best lino of Ladies' mid Children's Jackets and Wraps and Skirts, Undorwoar and Ho siery at Carl W. Biorsach s. C, II. Ilarton who has been sojourn ing at Lawrence, Kansas, for several months, arrived hero Monday for a visit with his parents and other Ver sailles friends 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. Leave your orders for Meat, Groceries mid lee with I). C. Hardy. The contractor on the grading work west of this eitv are being pushed by the Rock Island management, and they have been given only one more month to finish the work. The result is that men and teams are now in djinand by the contractors. It is stated that, the Rock Island management will attempt to outshine the Missouri I'aeitie Railway In the building of their new depots along the St. Louis-Kansas City extension. The management will not have to strain a point to outshine the Missouri Pacific depot in Versailles. The llaplist church folks have struck the progressive Idea and have put a new roof oil their church, have placed new steps in front and will construct now walks on the east and south side of the church building. This will make a decided 'improvement in ap pearances in that viciuity. In order to keep our stock fresh and up to date we are constantly ordering new goods which we are receiving dally and placing on our counters for the benefit of our customers. Call and see our elegant line of ready-to-wear hats. Hack numbers don't go, ut the .South Side Millinery ltazaar. Contractor .1. II. lluek, with His large grading outfit and Une string of teams, psisbcd through Versailles last Satur day enroute for the east cud. Part of the teams stopped at Stover to do some tic hauling for the company, while an other detachment will stop at the bridge between here and Kldon to pie pare for tlut bridge gang, while the balance will go to Henley to build a reservoir. A newspaper Is a pretty good index of u city. That is recognised every where. If the paper lias it healthy ap pearance the town or city is genurally set down as healthy. Thousand of people sen the paper representative of the city that have never been the city' and form their good opinions. The value of these opinions cannot be measured. Smiles, good words, u friendly grasp of the hand, cost but a lUtle effort, yet they are mighty In Ihclr influence. A healthy newspaper makes a heulthy sentiment and a healthy sentiment waken a heulthy town. (Jo to Hardy's grocery and ask for his Prize Making Powder, S. V. Ilrand, a business man of lllg glnsville, was a visitor here Monday. October- Iirs been one of the finest months, all 'round, wo have experi enced In l()u:i. For a good fit and proper style in clothing, hats, shoes, pants, .fcc, for men, go to the "Famouh." Come, look at our lino lino of Fall and Winter Cioods. Carl W. Biorsach. The "Famous" don't bell nil the clothing sold in Versailles, but does Mill all of the good clothing and shoes for men that ate sold in Versailles. Corn Shows will be held all over the state during November nnil December, for the purpose of securing a first-class corn exhibit at the World's Fair next year. Quite ti number of our citizens drove out over the construction work wet of this city last Sunday afternoon. The day was lino and the drive was very pleasant. The ladies of Knob Noster recently got up an entertainment in the shape of a "pie suppcr'J and the affair struck the appetites of the people to the ex tent that the ladies cleared S0.1. Itecorder Monroe of Ilentou county has done a prosperous matrimonial business so far this year. Ho has is sued 1)2 marriage licenses, and expects to reach the hundred mark before the close of the present mouth. Kev. C. N. While of Smithton, who 1r the regular minister of the liaptist rongregatlon In Versailles filled his appointment here last Sunday and in augurated a protracted effort which has been carried on during the week. The Millinery llazaar is dally receiv ing new goods, and although the heavy drain on their stock moves them out, the strike of express employees does not effect their supply ns the houses they buy from handle their own ex- J prim. J hey always keep their stock fresh and up-to-date. Tomorrow night is Hallow-Yen, the night when witches dance in the wee sma' hours, and when the small boy plays lletac while the girls in their 'teens name the. bedposts, sleep witli bride's cake under their pillows ami test nil sorts of fortune telling schemes. Hut the big boys hie themselves to the alley-ways anil barn lots to pick up all movable objects to displace at random. Look out for your front gates, and other things. W. W. (Iranstaff drove over from Kl- don last Monday, accompanied by his son Victor ami daughter .losle, who took the train here for Waggoner, In dlan Territory, where they will visit their brother, Kmmut (IranstafV, this fall and winter. While hero Mr. (Iran staff called on the Di:.uocitAT and stated that everything in connection with Kl don was on the boom. Though he is now a resident of Kldon he has a warm feeling for Versailles, as he formerly resided in Morgan county. THIS 15 All our Ladies' Muslin Underwear will be closed out at One-fourth the Price. READY MADE SKIRTS. 00 0 C wil buy you one of our $4.00 Skirts. We have n them in Black, Dark Grey and Navy Blue, y U lU U pon'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 PIANOFORTE. MISS CROSS, Pour years at Kansas State Uni versity, School of Music, desires pupils. PIANO, HARMONY. Special attention to Ear Drill. Highest approved methods. 'Phono 117, P. O. Box 107. Kills It. Smith of Sedalia was trans acting insurance business In this city Wednesday. Charles Hechtcl and W. M. MeDaniel drove In from Fortuna and bpent the day here Tuesday. Miss Nellie Crosswhlto of Kxcelslor was here on a shopping tour Tuesday and was a guest at thu City Hotel. For tin roofing, spouting and repair ing call on Joe Zimmerman, at K M. Duffs hardware store on North Monroe btrect. Dr. 13. I). Morlati of Indianapolis, hid. .was in Versailles Tuesday and Wednesday looking after mineral and coal lands. Assessor (leorgc A. Logan came over from Syracuse Tuesday and was look ing nfter olllelal busiuess in connection with ills ollice. Attorney D. K. Hlrd of Kansas City was here Monday taking ulsposltions in the Fit.patrick case which is to be tried at Kansas City. II. W. Daub the water man on the new road and C. C. Harrison drove over from Kldon Monday and were looking after railroad business on this end. Itev. L. .1. Haughman departed last Thursday for Lincoln and has been holding a series of meetings at Mt, Pleasant near that place during this week. Don I). Donohue of Kansas City, pay master on tliu construction work In connection with the new road, was here Tucbday and made the workmen along the line happy by the distribu tion of a large supply of the "need ful." Our citizens must not forget the elec tion to decide the matter of electric light for the city ami by the city. The election is to be held on Tuesday, No vember I (I, and the notices of the same will be found in another column of this Issue. 'J'hu Progi ess Club held their meet ing last Friday afternoon at tliu home of Mrs. M. L. Joachim!, carrying out their regular program accompanied by a nice lunch. Saturday afternoon the members of the Club met at Clodfelter's Art (iallery and had a group photo taken. .loseph Stlfller of Kldon was In this city Monday and stated that himself and F. D. Harrison of Versailles were given assurances that they would se cure tlie telephone franchise In that place. Tliey intend to make thu sys tem up to this standard when all pre limiuaricb are fully completed. TIE LAST Popper Congressman I). W. Shackelford was In the city Monday and left Tuesday morning for JefTcrton City. John W. Martin, who Is now located at Tuseumbla lu a drug store, arrived In Versailles Wednesday for a short visit with his wife. The Horse and Cattle Show held in Kansas City latt week Is said to have had the finest display of stock ever col lected lu that city. Do not forget to visit the Millinery Hazaar when In Versailles. There you will Anil 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. Suits, Underwear, Overcoats, Boots and Shoes, Skirts, Dress Goods, Blankets, Comforters, Trunks, Valises, Groceries &u. Best Values for the least money at "The Red Play." Carl W. Biorsach. Joe Zimmerman, the tinner, who lias opened a shop at K. M. Duff's hard ware store on North Monroe street, Is prepared to do all kinds of tin rooting, spouting and general repairing. lie makes roofing and guttering a specialty ami ills prices will be made reasonable at all times, 'live him a call when in need of work lu Ills line. He will treat you right. The Diimouiiat acknowledges the re ceipt of a lino steel engraving of Jos eph W. Folic, candidate for Governor, scut out by the Huslness Men's League of St. Louis. Thu portrait Is 'JJxO inches, and one of the best pictures we have seen of the future Governor of Missouri. It lias been framed anil adorns a conspicuous place in tliu Dk.m iickat ollice. L. 11. Hawks' son Syd, ab.iut nine years of age, met with a pal nf ill acci dent at their home near lllensled last Saturday evening. One of the women of the house was going from one loom to another carrying a boiler of scald ing coffee, when the boy ran from an oppoiite direction, opening the door suddenly and knocking tliu boiler from her hand. The hot eolVec caught him on tliu sidu of the head and face scald ing tlie Ilcsh off wherever it touched the skin. The whole side of his face and neck shows the effects of tliu hot fluid, and it was necessary to call a physician and have the boy's Injuries carefully dressed. A Home Suit Attorneys John F, Gibbs and A. H Knlpiueyer filed suit in tlie circuit court this week for Mrs Anniu It, Haldurmau agiinst the St. Louis, Kan sas City and Colorado Railroad Com pany for the recovery of :i,00U railroad tics of the value of S'.KlO.Ou. Tlie contention of the plaintiff Is that tlie ties on tlie timber out of which they were cut was stolen off the lauds of the plaintiff in this county and sold to thu railroad company who acquired no title by reason of the purchase, tliu ties being stolen property. Tlie suit will bo watched with interest. CALL ! Merchandise. "Morgan County MiiKiizlne." The publishers of the Dkmucrat have madu arrangements by which the peo ple of Morgan county are to have a first-class, up-to-date Magazine. A pub llcatlou which we promise to make in teresting to the general public in every department. It witl be known as tlie "MnmiA.N County MAiAziNi'.,"and will bo devoted to standard literature, fic tion from the best authors, home, fash ion and household departments, cur rent topics, illustrated articles and mitcellaueous reading such as tlie best magazines of the country contain. Tlie "Morgan County Magazine" will also contain from mouth to month local illustrations such as half-tone portraits of the business and profes sional men of tlie county. Scenic views of the best production will nlso be a feature, both from the farm and town, where photographs can be obtained. Four pages will be devoted to this class of pictorial history aud nothing will be left undone to make this Maga zine a credit to the county. Thu Magazine will be non-political, but will be made a journal strictly for thu home, ami we will depend upon the reading classes for Its support. The subscription price will be 81 per year; lou per single copy; or in com bination with the Democrat, thu price for both will be 81.7ft. The publica tion will begin the first week in Decem ber. In the illustrated feature, we will use farm scenes, churches, school houses, family groups, Individuals ' of prominence, line stock, residences, etc., will be reproduced. All who wisli to subscribe to thu Magazine will send or leave their names with Tiik Moikia.v County Diimocuat, Versailles, Mo. Prize Corn Tor (he Show. At the corn show to be held lu this county on December 1st, under the auspices of the .Missouri World's Fair Commission, it Is important that tlie finest specimens in the county be se lected and that they be lu thu bust possible condition, Tlie best of this coin "111 be taken to St. Louis to com pete with the world. Handle the show corn witli tlie ut most care so as to avoid shelling off the grains. Do not put it in a sack. Handle it in boxes and keep it in binrt or boxes that are mouse proof, and wrap each ear in paper before bring ing It to the show. This will prevent shattering and will preserve the bright, fresh color and add materially to the attractiveness of thu display. (iruilo Iteport. Ilelow are given thu grades in arith metic received by pupils in Room No. 5 for month ending Oct. t8, 100:i: I'lltHT YKAII. Kva Wassuug OI5i, Cearl Mobley ill;, Frank Colston U-'b', Sam McClauahaii Frank Hamlin 111 IU Archie Llcvasy Ita, John Mooiu 111, Warren Holes nu. Kstil Devinna 03, Hennle Anderson 01, Louise Gray 0-', Clara Lunipee HO, Jen nie Moore Hrt, Nettle Mcl'ann 'XI, Untile Thorpe Sydney Duff Hi, Harry Mills UK. SHVII.NTH OIlADi:. Guy Gibbs 111, Walker Adklsson SH, Maude linker 'JO, Rosb Hums S'.i, Joe Kidwell ijf, Lou litter 01, Lillian Dunne ti'J, Kverett Roctiu M'i, Katie Moure hO, Mary lleale 01, Frank Kid well OS, Similiter Guiui On, Fannin Padgett OS, Mildred Rushy 00, Kate Chism Oil, Robert Stephens b'.l, Harri son Hartou W.t, Cleveland Spurlock O'Ji.;, Sallie Merriott IMJJ, Hcrba Mcr- riott 8H, James Hubbard 03, lOiiima Jacobs 01), John Mounts M7, Cora Camp bell 01. Whay Witikn, 'teacher. lilt; Itiiilrouil Contract. Our fellow-citizen, S. A. Rom, with A. J. Gorg, of Union, Mo., as a part uur, has secured the contract from the Rock Island Railroad Company for building all of thu station houses and other frame structures of the company, between Union, Mo , and Kansas City. Tills Is a trunk line and will bu a rail road of decided Importance, puling in its courso through Kldon, Versailles and other points of note that will du tuand first-class structures. Mr, Ross is a master mechanic of ability, tustfl and rapidity, calculated to give entire, satisfaction to the big job undertaken, Wo wish 111 in and his partner every Mieiesi. Cal'fornl Dotuourut.