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Aorgao County Democrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. Fourth Year. Versailles, MoM Friday Morning, Nov. 20, 1903. No. 47. Now is the Time, For two weeks only, beginning Mon day, November l(5th, wo will offer Pianos and Organs, Direct from tho factory at almost factory prices. Hero is an opportunity to buy a high grade reliable Piano, from a home dealer who is interested in your behalf, at prices you cannot meet anywhere, quality of goods con sidered. Prices reduced to an extent that we will save you from ")() to $100 on a Piano. Terms to suit. A snial! pay ment down and from $0.00 up. A Splendid Christmas Present, could you do better? Old instrumnts taken at their proper value. Come in and see the Pianos. Sale will close Nov. 28th. J. W. KIRK, FURSSTND C. V. STIARWALT, Factory Representative. LOCAL NEWS. 5 Call for Hardy's Prize Unking I'uw- ii r Men's Rubber Hoots and Shoo at tliu FA.MOl S " Hardy's Prize Raking Powder is the kind to " in your baking. Toil SALH Two good residence properties, eucap. H. A. YoU.NU. Tlii) cold snap Tuesday night caused tin; average citizen to tliink seriously of his wood-pile. Remember, the Moit'iAN County Mao- Aini. will apiear all ut December 1st, JlUVC vou b tliMiiiiicd? If vou want it good A. No. 1 Over- l voat for winter you can find one to lit you at the "Famous." Fi W.. 1 flu. ttript.- llnnil litm ri.iiclicil 3j Versailles. Now for this establishment Rof pus.'ng;er and freight tratlli:. ftri .i ntiti fin, lirwi tf Wf llfill. flu WUI nut; iiuii wi If Full and Winter Goods. Carl VV. I Uiersiich. Attorney 1). K. Wrny was trnnsnct Ing legal business at fjimi Creek, Cum- len county, Wednesday of last week, returning lioinn Thursday. The ' Famous" don't sell all the. clothing Mild in Versailles, but does sell nil of the good clothing and shoes for men Unit arc sold in Versailles. We haveli:nl our first taste of winter this week, and everyoni! was reminded that it was timo to lay aside their Him mer clothes and prepai o for the cold blasts of winter. Your last roast wasn't good, your steak was lough, that isriveiygood sign you did not get it from I), C. Hardy, the Hutchcr. I.ut us fui uisli you good meat. All the available lahor and teams in this vicinity have found work on the new railroad for the present, und teams for general hauling have been distress edly Hcareo for the past week or more. Now that the winter season is com ing on, it will be well for our citizens to examine the flues, stove-pipes, etc., und see that they are safe from prema ture (ires. A "stitch In time saves nine." Miss Annie Driver, who has been so journing at Ueno, Nevada, for the past year or more, arrived In Versailles last (Saturday morning and is now with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Til. t Driver lo this vicinity. The Progress Club met last Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Win. Forman on North Fishur street. After tliu regular program was completed the membership present were treated to a splendid lunch, and the meeting wuh fully enjoyed. The St. Louis papers last Friday con tained an a ltd tint to the effect that Fred J (Jould was the victim of pick pockets and had lost his poeketbook with 8(0 and all his railroad passes. He reported his loss to the police and claimed that his valuables were lost while In a St. Louis saloon. Could will he remembered by many of our citi zens, as the man who manipulated op tions here lunt winter.'1 (Jo to Hardy'H grocery und ask for his Prize Halting Powder. For a good fit and proper style in clothing, hats, shoes, pants, Ac., for men, go to tho "Famous." When you want fresh meats or groc eries don't fail to call at Hardy's Meat Market and have your goods delivered to your door. I). It. Fletcher, an Audrain county farmer, was stretching wire for a fence recently. While under great tension the wire broke. Part of it recoiled and struck him on the forehead. He became unconscious and died. WANTKD Prniiie Farms, from 80 acres up. 1 am receiving plenty of in quiries from Iowa, Illinois and Ohio people, about Moigan County. They will begin coming in soon. H. A. YOUNG, in olliee of Probate Judge. The new book, "Library of Wit and Humor," by K.I Perkins, published by Clarkson fc Cooper, of Chicago, is a fine volume and should be hi y library. Clarkson fc Cooper arc reliable, and want good agents in every county. Kldcr Joseph Oaylor of Springfield, who was lo have been here last Sun day, arrived Tuesday evening and is holding a series of meetings at the Christian Church. He is an evangelist of note, and is an interesting minister. C. F. Stlarwalt, representing the llaldwin Piano Company, arrived here Monday and has headquarters at J. W. Kirk's Furniture Store. He 'will re main about two weeks for the purpose of pushing the merits of his company's line line of pianos. "Stover" will be a now town west of Versailles on the new road. Engineer C. C. Crew lust week laid out the plat which is situated mi the land of Peter Hughe-. The Stover post oflice will be located at this new town, us well us the railroad station. The ease of George Collins tho Union bank robber has been set for hearing in tho supreme court in January. It will probably bo some time in Febru ary before the supreme court decides whether or not ColliriH will have a new trial for killing Detective Schumacher. Suits, Underwear, Overcoats, Hoots and Shoes, Skirts, Dress Goods, Ulunkets, Comforters, Trunks, Valises, Groceries &c. Best Values for tho least money at "Tho Red Flag." Carl W. Jliersaeh. V. li. Harrison wub In Jefferson City Thursday of last week summoned there to appear before the Cole county grand jury as a witness. Mr. Harrison saya Morgan county is free from any indict ments before the grand jury, yet there are other counties that cannot say so much, as 100 indictments have been returned. The Democrat acknowledges the re ceipt of the latebt official map of Mis souri prepared by the Itiireau of Labor Statistics, and Issued by William An derson, Commissioner. It contains an Immense amount of valuable Informa tion relative to Missouri and her re sources and commodities and Is a ready reference an to our general statistics, showing many things that cannot be found elsewhere. B. A Crewson was transacting busi ness In Kansas City several days this week. A number of Odd-Fellows from tho lodge In this city will go to Fortuna to-night to assist the lodge there In Initiatory work. A. Funger a salesman from St. Louis arrived here Monday evening and has taken a position in M. Joachlmi's big department store. Miss Maud Livingston, who had spent two weeks visiting friends in Sedalia, returned to her home iu this city Tuesday evening. After three years success In the meat business, I am better prepared to give my customers what they call for than anyone else In the city, D. C. Hardy, the Hotelier. We can't find a rooster with a "crow er" of Milllcient calibre to do the thing justice, or we'd put him up to sound the alarm. Itul the new railroad is lu town, just the same. On the !ith und loth of December the District W. C. T. U., wilt hold a two days session In this city, and on the evening of tliu tlth K.vGov. John I. St. John will address the assemblage. A regular program will be carried out. The Daily Clarion-Leader, of Jack son, Miss., last Saturday gave out the announcement that Fred Sulllns, for merly of this city, and Miss Anna K. Lemon of Jackson, are to be married on the ".1th of November, and cards arc out to that effect. Mr. Sullens Is at present city editor of the Clarion Leader and is well-known to most of our leaders. They have been complaining of wet seasons und muddy weather lu the west, with snows in the northwest, and overcoat weather in the east, while In Missouri It has been one of the finest, fairest falls we ever experienced. The roads lu Morgan county are better now than they have been In years. We have no complaint to make of the weather, just now, at least. K. K. Jnckson killed a young Ameri can eagle on his farm six miles south west of Huutsvlllu last week that weighed ten pounds and measured seven feet one inch fiom tip to tip of wings and three feet from beak to tip of tail. It is the first eagle ever heard of in that locality. It was shipped to a St. Louis taxidermist. Mr. Jackson will keep It to show his murkmau- ship. The big Sedalia flouring mills owned by the Sedalia Milling Co., was des troyed by fire last Sunday morning. The plant was owned by Morris llarter, whose loss is estimated at 8.100,000. The Sedalia planing mill adjourning, was also bin ned, with a number of Missouri Pacific freight ears. The des truction of the flouring mills is a big loss to Sedalia, as it was one of the best lu this section of the state. The roads, fields and right of way on the new road has been kept hot for the past week owing to the tracklaying by the big gang of workmen anil the novel tracklaying machinery which was com ing toward town from the east. Sat urday and Sunday, a stranger would have supposed that a country fair wan lu progress in Klwyn Price's pasture northeast of town. We estimate that half the people In Versailles visited the scene, and it wan a sight, too. Quite a ripple of excitement was cre ated about H:30 o'clock Monday night by the alarm of fire being sounded The lire was found to be in a small frumc building recently erected by F. M. Scoggins at his feed yard, in the southwest part of town. The building contained a lot of grain and fodder, the latter having caught fire in some unknown manner. The blaze was sub dued before any serious damage re sulted, yet there was plenty of smoke. J, L Warren, manager and treaMircr of the Lafayette Home Mining Com pany, was In Versailles last Saturday, driving hero front Cole Camp. The company which he represents has largo mining interests tu Morgan, Cumdiiu ami Ilentou counties, and they are de veloping them to tliu fullest extent. Mr. Warren Is a practical miner and has great confidence iu the mineral re sources of this sectjon of the state, this confidence being sufficient to warrant substantial Investments here. The com pany is composed of Hlgglrntlllb cap: tallsU. UP-TO-DATE DENTISTRY. TEETH TILLED at Prices to Suit Customers. IK CROWNS and PLATES Furnished at satisfactory Prices. NEW AUTOMATIC DKNTAI. CHAIIl .U1HT AtlllCI. E. P. YARNELL, DENTIST, Second Floor, in Woods Ulock, Versailles, Mo. Hardy's Prize Halting Powder is going like hot cakes. Ask for It. The young F.nid hopeful is not so slow, us this little Incident reported by the Knid F.ngle will prove. At school little Charlie, being one of the geogra phy class, was deeply Interested iu learning' the. points of the compass. Said the teacher: "You have in front of you the north; on your right, the east; on your left the west. What have you behind youV" After a few mo ments' reflection Charlie exclaimed: "A patch on my pants." And to make the information more binding Charlie con tinued iu a shamefaced manner: "I knew you'd see It, I told mamma you would." James H. Clark, chairman of the Morgan County Democratic Central Committee, came over from Sedalia Monday night. He reports his family well pleased with Sedalia. Mr. Clark has been suffering with an attack of rheumatism. He was present at the Folk meeting there last Saturday and says that the. Circuit Attorney madu a splendid impression there, while the crowd who heard him were composed of the best elements of the Democratic party lu Pettis county, to say nothing of those outside of the county. The throng of people were enthusiastic, yet there was a noticeable ubenei! of the hudlum element, while a more repre sentative, crowd of business men, pro fessional men, farmers and tradesmen never assembled In that city. WANTED ! Ji!!H) ami Dui'kK, For which we will pay tho following prices: (Jcese, full feather, 84 per dozen. Ducks, seven cents per pound, by the New York Poultry .fe F.gg Co. W. P. Nichols, Manager. Large KiiuIInIi Itorkshircs. I have somu fine male pigs of tho above breed for sale. No belter breed ing In the country. W.M. Foiima.v, Versailles, Mo. To tliu Fanners of the County. The St. Louis World's Fair Commis sion is anxious to tiave a. big turnout of the farmers of Morgan county at the Farmers' Institute meeting and Corn Slow to be held in Versailles on Tues day, December 1st. The meeting will be made very interesting, mid to that end George H. Kills, Secretary of the State Hoard of Agriculture announces the following prominent gentlemen who will be present to address the farmers on that occasion: Col. G. W. Waters of Canton, MUl souri, subjects "Missouri at tho World's Fair," "Corn Improvement," Prof. G. it. Murray. Parkvlllu, Missouri, subject "Practical Horticulture" and F.Imer Laughlln, Itich Hill, Missouri, subjects "Improvement of Soils by a Judicious Crop Rotation," and "Profitable Classes of Horses for tho Farmer to Raise." The above gentlemen nre nil practi cal men along their line of work, and their subjects will be made Interesting to every farmer lu this county. Wc would, therefore, Insist that our farm er friends will take the time to be present at the meeting, on Tuesday, December 1st, to be held lu the circuit court room at the court house. A (.rent Paper. Tho St. Louis Post-Dispatch is pre paring to celebrate its 'J.lth birthday on Dec. 13 by the issue of a newspaper which will contain at least H.M pages and will weigh over two pounds. This newspaper will eost Its publishers over IU cents per copy, but will bo sold at tho regular price .1 cents. The work of preparation for this enormous edi tion began last September, when five members of 1 1 it; editorial stun were detached from service on the regular editions and constituted the Anniver sary Kditlon Council. Watch this big edition of the Post-Dh.patch on Sunday December 13. It will be more lllce get ting a huge book than u newspaper but the price will be the smallest thing about it, I'M pages for five cents. He sure you secure a copy. NEW DEPARTURE IN READING. THE MORGAN COUNTY MAGAZINE Will ho issued by tho management of the Mor gan County Democrat, and the initial numbor will appear tho first week in Docombor. Tho Magazine will bo non-political, and will contain at least (M pages of choice home refilling. All departments will bo up to date and at par with the standard Magazines, with interesting local featuros illustrated each month, such as por traits of prominent citizens, county scenes, otc. Wo will endeavor to place a sample copy in every household, and wish tho reading public to appreciate our offortto give them something worthy of thoir support. Tho price will bo $1.00 PER YEAR. SINGLE COPY, 10 CENTS. Magazine and Democrat combined, $1.75 per your. Subscribe at onco. MORGAN COUNTY DEMOCRAT, VERSAILLES, HO.