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Aorgap County Democrat.
CENTRAL MISSOURI FARMING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. Fourth Year. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Nov. 27, 1903. No. 48. Now is the Time, For two weeks only, beginning Mon day, November ltith, we will offer Pianos and Organs, Direct from the factory at ulinost factory prims. Hero is an opportunity to l)iiy u high grade reliable Piano, from u homi dealer who is interested in your behalf, ut pries you cannot meet anywhere, quality of goods con sidered. I 'rices reduced to an extent that wo will save you from $r0 to sj'ilOO on a Piano, Terms to suit. A small pay ment down and from &li.U0 up. R Splendid Christmos Present, could you do better? Old instruments taken at their proper value. Come in and see the Pianos. ' Sale will close Nov. i!Hth. J. W. KIRK, FURS!rND 0. F. STIARWALT, Factory Representative. 'Vuuvy S LOCAL NEWS. Cad for Hardy's Prize linking I'uw- Don't forget tin; Corn Show next Tuesday Men's llnliliur P.ontti and Shoos at tint TAMOI S." Hardy's Prize Making Powder is tin: kind in UM- in your baking. Atmrnoy 1''. I'. .limes spent Thanks giyng wl'h Itoon villi: fiii'tnls. SAM! Two good losidonci; properto s, cheap. II. A. YotJ.Nii. Vu.ti' duv was turkey day, ami the tur coys tii.it o-eapod are ihi! ones now giving 1 batiK. If A V... 1 (It...... 11 ,.,u ...nil, ,x K.,w.i ... ..... . .... .- coat for iviiiii-r you can lini! one to 111 ynu at i hi' "F. much " Come, look ut our lino line of Kj.M nod VrAyJlvH rf v. I iiersaeh. Mrs .h.hn (i illin, of Millvilli!. Mo., it, vlsi hi .' her parents, Mr anil Mrs. Will L -lephclis, in this oily. Miss. Iiiijv Martin ami Jessie Coin returned M. iday iifternoon from a few days' visit wl.h friends in California. Mr. and Mrs. .1. C .Settle of St. houis, inn the , nests in this city of Mis .Set tle's pan .its, Mr. and Mis. K Price, tliiB weeli . When von want fresh meals or gioc-i-ries don't fail to eall at I In lily's Meat Market mid hayc your foods delivered to your door. The lioel: Island has already estab lished a howillieo in this eity. This will do until we got that neat depot building to he eieeted hero. The I''..Moi,h" don't sell all the o'otlung -old in Versailles, hut does t-ell all of ihe good clothing and shoes I for men that aie sold in Versailles. I i It. H. Talhott, of St. I.onis, fioi,'ht solicitor of the new St. I.uuhi-Kansas I ('it V extension, wuh ill town Tuesday ( getting acquainted with our business i men. Your last roast wasn't good, your ( steak was tough, licit is a very good sign you did not (jet it from I). ''. j Hardy, the liulcher. I.ct us furnish you (food ine'it. ' .. A. Dudley, formerly of this city hut now of Kldon, passed through town i Wednesday cnioute to his old home near Altlnsville, where lie went to eat Thanksgiving dinner. Last Saturday was a (food business day iu Veisailles. The streets were crowded all day long with people from the surrounding eountry. lint this in not an unusual thing In tills eity. List us impress tint fact upon our far mer friends that the Corn Show und Fanners' Institute will he he'd lit the court ho se In Versailles next Tuesday. Come, and If you have u display, bring it with you. Mrs, Adolph Popper returned home Monday afternoon from Hot Springs, Arkansas, where she had spent the past six weeks for the benefit of her health. We are pleased to note that the ofTecttt were favorable and her health is much Improved. (lo to Hardy's grocery and ask for his Prize Making Ponder. For n good lit and pioper style in clothing, lints, shoes, nants, Ac, for men, go to the "Famoch." Contractor A, C. Sehafer will linish up his yi-jnUntf e.ontiaet, the lirst west of Veisailles on the Koek Island, this weeli. I J.i ii I.. Williams, who is attending the Kansas City Dental College, spent seveial days here with home folks tills week. Attorney John t'dhhs departed Tuesday ovcn.ng for .Icd'orson City on prnfc-sionnl business. He returned j esterday. Attorney D. K. Wray and Haywood Spurlook were looking after husiness matters in .leil'erson City Tuesday and Wednesday. .1. M. Sumner, of Carver, was in this eity Tuesday on bu-iiiess. He was looking after a cow and calf which had I iliMippcJued from IiIh farm iu Cainilen futility. The ladies of the Haptlst ehurch in this eity will hold their annual Mazaar ut the opera homo the afleiuoon and evening of December 17. All are cor dially invited to attend. WANTHD Prahie Farms, from so aetes up. I am receiving plenty of in iniries from Iowa, Illinois anil Ohio people, about Morgan County. They will begin coming in soon. II. A, yolJNH, in oillce of Piobalo Judge. Suits, Underwear, Overcoats, P.oots and Shoes, Skirts, Dress Goods, Plunkots, Comforters, Trunks, Valises, Groceries tc. Host, Values for the least money ut "The Rod Flag." Curl W. I iiersaeh. WE HAVE HAD A GOOD '8 00 -mm Our patrons have appreci ated our efforts to supply them witli all the essentials of a First Class Pharmacy. Pure Drugs. Prescriptions promptly und skillfully com pounded, Reliable Prepara tions of all Kinds and po lite uttendunce. We shull have occasion for a joyful Thanksgiving Day And wish all patrons the joys and blessings for u day of Supreme Gratitude, AT BOLES' DRUG STORE, VERSAILLES, MO. Hardy's Prize Unking l'owder Is going like hot cakes. Ask for It. Mrs .1. Y. Husky tvmi this week the guest of her daughter, Mrs Connors, nt lllue Springs, and last week visited her mother, .Mrs. NoV, at Drextcl, Mo. There whs considerable disappoint ment manifested here last Sunday be cause of the non-arrival of the Sunday papers. "Just wait!" was freely ex pressed. Afer thiee yeais success In the meat business, 1 am better prepared to give my customers w hat they call for than anyone else In the city, D. 0. 1 lardy, the lluteher. W, A. Nichols ami daughter, Miss Nora, relumed to their homo In ijodn lla the first of the week, lifter a pleas ant visit here with the tamily of Capt. W. 1' Nichols. We understand that the Itull'alo head and .mo Mine in South Morgan, which is in charge of Supl, Yates, will have a lot of ore for shipment as soon as tralllo on the Knell Island gets fairly opened up to the St. holds market. Kstiia villi Cow and calf, from my premises near Carver. Cow branded on right side with letter "S," cow and calf have tagii in right ears. Howard for their return to my farm iu Camden county. .1. M. SilMNlm, Carver, Mo. Major F. W. I'rallo, of lloijtivillo, was in Versailles on business Tuesday. 1 le was foi merly liitciested in mining In Morgan County, and now .speaks iu glowing terms of our futuie prospect, with the matter of ti ansportation a settled fact. The new lioek Island line been the means of bringing about one refoim. The Missouri l'acilio has reduced the passenger rate on the Ilraneh from four oents to three cents per mile. This means something to the traveling pub lic of Versail Ic.s. Union Thanksgiving services were, hold at the M. 10. Church. South, iu this eity yesterday , Klder .losoph day lor. of Spriugllelil, who is assisting Ki ller K. 1!. Woods in a piotiaeted meet ting nt the Christian Chtiich, conduct ing the services. Alva A. llreiiton, the genial agent of the Missouri l'acilio railroad at Tipton, was married last Sunday afternoon at .'.o'clock to Miss Minnie Thomas, of near Foi tuna, Jiev. 11. W. MeClusky, pastor of the Presbyterian chinch of this city porfoimeil the ceremony. .lull n Wassung the harness maker. contemplates electing a building on I West Newton stieet which lie will I occupy witli his saddlery store. The J ground was leased from .lohn Fieo brain and is located opposite M. .loacli I mi's stoic. The building will be com pleted at once. Harrisonvllle claims to have a club of ladv bowlers. So ha,s Versailles, but the dilleienee between the two is easily distinguished. Iliirrlsonvillo bowlers loll balls on the smooth boa rib In this bowling alley, while the Versailles howlers roll out dough on smooth bread boaids iu the family kitchen. Contractor Hamlin now has the. frame work of Dr. H. P. Yarnell's new resi dence on McMair Heights erected and ready to be enclosed Mr. Hamlin ie eeivotl a car-load of U.ooo brick from lelVerson City Monday lo lie used li 'tlie Hues. This is a big item that will be ovcicomo when our brink plant gets in operation. Hero's a fanner's reeelpe for ridding Ills premises of rats anil mice: If you I sprinkle sulphur on your lloor and I through your corn as you gather, there will not be a rat or a mouse bother. In i stacking hay or wheat or oats sprinkle joil the ground anil a little tiough each . load and my win d for it rats or mice i can't stay there. A pound of sulpher I will bo siililclent to preserve a large barn of corn and it Is good for the stock ,1111(1 will not hint the corn for bread. I A destructive lire visited the town of Windsor on tlie ltoek Island west of i here last Saturday morning. The hest livery stable iu the town and two resi liences wore completely destroyed. In the llvory Htahlo were M horse' only one being saved und that scorch ;d so it bad to be killed. Contractor .1. II Hack lost tliieo head of horsob in the blaze, as did also Sept. (iould, having charge of Hie concrete work on the new road. Mr. Iluok also lost u buggy und harness. UP-TO-DATE DENTISTRY. TEETH PILLED ut Prices to Suit Customers. CROWNS and PLATES Furnished ut sutisfuetory Prices. ni:v AtjToMAne di:ntai, ciiaik .utsr amikii. E. P. YARNELL, DENTIST, Second Floor, in Woods I Hock, Versailles, Mo. Haehel Chisni, colored, aged rH years, wlio had been sielc soveral weeks at her homo on Kast Newton street, died on Thursday of last week and was hurled Saturday in the eity cemetery. She had resided in this vicinity a number of years and leaves a large family. The count ruction tiain on tlie lioek Island this week biouglit iu a lot of cars to move some of the equipment used In connection witli tlie Stuhlis-Flick-. lohiisnn construction work. One of their .'team shovels will be moved east as miou as the I racks teach Salem onuip west of this city. I ill ti lirokineyer came over from lluticcton Monday afternoon bringing a huge lump of line e.innel coal, which lie has on display at telephone head iiiarlers. Tlie ooal cauio out of tlie Armstrong mines six miles east of liuiicctou, and is of line quality. It weighs a piece of a ton. Tlie ladies of tlie M. 10. Church hold their annual Chrysanthemum Show at the opera house Thursday night of last week, and the show proved out: of the most successful they have oyer had. A large crowd was prcenl. the dllTor ent displays wei o well Illicit, splendid sales were, made and SI in lealized. T. I. Kites, manager of the Monarch Coal and Mineial Company, (bettor known as the .Simpson Coal Mine), near Kvcolsior, was in Versailles TuesiViy unloading a car of material for the uiiuci now undergoing improvements. Manager Kites called on the Democrat, and stated that the mines were now kept busy tilling local coal ordeis. It is the intention of the Democrat management to get one copy of the MoitdAS Coi;.vt'V M aoa.ini: into every household in this county. If we fail, it will not he because wo have not tried. Our people aie showing their apprecia tion of our ell'orts iu attempting to give t lii-m an up-to-date Magalno by subscribing in advance, but our list is not limited ami we will serve all who come. Tim prion is a small item, SI. 00 a year, l()e per single copy, or SI. T.I for tlie Magazine and Democrat. A new counterfeit 310 bill is in circu lation, with the seal and lettering pint: instead of carmine. Don't take any pink money. Last Friday evening . I. W. Mills, A. Popper, John Wassung, W. C Thomas, II. IC. Kuloe and oilier incmbcrH of tlie. Odd Fellows' l.odgo of this eity wont to Fortiiun to assist tlie Lodge there in initiatory work. The I'ortuna Lodge will eomo to Versailles in the near fu ture to ilnlsh up thi! worlc on some new members. Tlie wages of the section men on tin! Missouri Pacific railroad were reduced last week from SI. Ill to ?1 lift per day, and the men simply laid aside their tools and called for their time. They didn't st rlko, but they quit because the 81 !.'." per day was not considered suHl eieut wages to support them, and they fool that the company is able to pay this class of lahorcr.s at least living wages. A Ureal Paper. The St. houis Post- Dispatch is pre paring to celebrate its ".Mil birthday on Dee. Ill by the issue of a newspaper which HI contain at least 121 pagci and will weigli over two pounds. This newspaper will cost its publislieis over 12 cruls per copy, but will be sold at the regular price .1 cents. The worlc of pi cparation for this enormous edi tion began last September, when live members of the editorial stair wore detached from ser ice on I lie regular editions and constituted tlie Anniver sary Kdilioti Council. Watch this big edition of the Post. Dispatch on Sunday December 13. It will lie more like gel ting a huge book than a newspaper bill tlie price will bo t lie smallest thing about It, I'M pages for live cents. Ho sine you seciiie a copy. I.nrge I'.ngllsli ltci'Uslilrns. I have some lino male pigs of the above breed for sale. No better brood-, ing in the country. W.M. I'otlMA.V. Versailles, Mo. NEW DEPARTURE IN READING. THE MORGAN COUNTY MAGAZINE Will l)o issued by the man.'ik'cinunt of the Mor gan County Democrat, and tlie initial numbor will appear the first week in December. The Magazine will lie non-political, and will contain at least (il pajjos of choice home reading. All departments will bo up to date and at par with tlie standard Magazines, witli interesting local features illustrated each month, such us por traits of prominent citizens, county scenes, etc. We will endeavor to place u sample copy in every household, and wish the reading public to upprociuto our effort to give thein something worthy of their support. The price will he $1.00 PER YEAR. SINGLE COPY, 10 CENTS. Magazine and Democrat combined, $1.7fi per your. Subscribe at once. MORGAN COUNTY DEMOCRAT, VERSAILLES, MO.