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r Morgan Democrat; CENTRAL MISSOURI PARKING, MINING, REAL ESTATE, RAILROAD AND GENERAL NEWS. iBIXTH YEAR. Versailles, Mo., Friday Morning, Oct. 20. 1905. No. 42. County r : a "j.;-.r vm? i Act On Your First hapreutoa. And don't put off until to-morrow what you can do to-day. Besides your first impression to-day will give you first choice. We will give you the best we have from our new fall line of STATIONERY If you're not sat isfied with what you buy wc wilj refund your mon ey. Our stock is, all you can wish for and we guarantee t-2ii'-j what we sell; Miintzel Drug Co wm w ill i R 'T.H.l;.r'- 3 t ) I LOCAL NEWS. 5 The Palace lins the cleanest, nicest and freshest stock, of groceries in the city. W. N. Gilson. Quite a storm, during which hajl .fell to some extent, visited this section last Saturday night. Several loads of fine apples were brought into this market this week and found ready sale. Spices, Nuts, Raisins and other materials for cakes and pies at E. A Williams' south side Square. ' C. D. Hunter, the druggist, has been in Kansas City several days this week look after business affairs. Don't forget to visit the Bazaar and inspect our goods and get prices. Mhs. Olive A. Child, Manager Miss Clara Hamlin, who is teaching school in the Hopewell neighborhood spent Sunday with home folks in this city. Attorney W. E. McVey returned Tuesday from a visit of several days with the family of his sister in Lea venworlh, Kan. J. F. Miller this week disposed of his poultry house to D. CHardy, Sr., and will move at once with his family to Marshall, Mo. . The Street Fair was a success. If you are not, then right yourself by buying Meats from Mason &' Puicu, Th Only Hutchcrs. Miss Ann Short', who had been spending several weeks with her father, Dr. Short, and wife, in this city, dc parted Saturday for Rolla, Mo. Jos. Tucklcy, who had been visit ing friends in Kansas City for several days, returned Sunday and is again at the bench in his shoe-maker shop. The ladies of the local W. C. T.. U. had a sandwich, cake and coffee lunch at the Woods store room west of the post office Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Mrs. E. M. Duff departed Tuesday morning for Blue "Springs, Nebraska, where she is making a week's visit with the family of her brother, H. Ti Goddard. Agent E. N. Simons of the Mo. Pa cific R. R. in this city, who had been off on sick leave for several weeks, returned home this week and will resume his place at once. S. P. James made his regular com merclal tour here luesuay. lie was accompanied by his wife who' came over from California to visit friends while her husband interviewed our laerchanu. Och, are you hurt? Then trade! where you will be treated right and you will stop squealing. Mason & Pkice. Mrs. R. M. Hargctt, of Harnett, was the guest of her son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Hargett, in this city a part of the past week. Potter & Alice this week sold their livery business in this city to Walter E. Gold, of Unionvillc, Mo., who is already in charge "and will move his family here at once. The heavy storm of Tuesday night made more trouble for the railroads in the shape of washouts. The Mo. Pacific's temporary bridge at Otter ville was carried away. A big Norway rat under the walk leading to the north door Of the court house Wednesday morning caused more commotion here for a short tithe than the high dive at the street fair. Outing's, Fleeces, Domets, Dresser Scarfs, Lace Curtains, Window Shades, all new and up to date, at Carl W. Bier- sach's. Luther Fry and wife, the latter for merly Miss Delia McNair of this city, stopped here Tuesday while en route from California to Webb City, where Mr. Fry was for a time connected with banking institution. The couple were only recently married. J. A. Riffle, of Schuyler, Benton County, was here this week looking over Morgan county's resources, a'rid was very favorably impressed. ,Mr. Riffle belongs to that class of farmers whom "wc would like' to see on every foot oi farm land in this county. Louis Noltie, living south of Ilebra, sent'three ears of corn to the Democrat office this week which are vouched for as ssecond-crop products raised on ground which also produced a good wheat crop. The ears are well filled and arc better than the ordinary corn of other seasons. This may seem a little "fishy," but we've got the corn if anyone wants to be. "shown." Royal Dainty Flour per 100 pounds JXUJU at the Palace. W. N. Gilson. I will administer the cure for the Liquor and Drug habit. Dr. Wm. Well. The Presbyterian church ladies last Saturday afternoon met at the home of Mrs. C. H. Price and organized their aid society by electing Mrs. E. C. Boaz President, Mrs. Kirk Vice Pres ident, Mrs. George Hubbard Secre tary, and Mrs. Abell Treasurer. The Society will meet each Thursday after noon. Dr. Joel D. Hubbard and Manager E. P. Cook,, of the Versailles Tele phone Co. , Monday took an overland trip to Jefferson City in the Doctor's automobile. They did not figure on the storm, when, or by what means of transportation they would return, so they reached home via railroad Wed nesday. S. S. Tippitt, of Bluff Point, Mo., was here this week looking after his apple orchard two miles north of this city. He sold his apples on the tree at 40 cents per bushel. They are the Ben Davis, but arc .very fine. Mr. Tippett called on the Democrat while here and .stated that there were very few apples in his locality. Gen. J. K. Hudson departed last Saturday morning on a business trip to Kansas. The General has several big realty transactions pending and has the largest acreage of valuable lands listed of any real estate agent in the country, and is not allowing apy grass to grow under his feet in placing the same before responsible buyers. The Democrat acknowledges the receipt of a piece ;t of nmsic entitled "Thp Pilgrims March," from the author, Mrs. Susie Spurlock Dade, of Osceola, Mo. This is a smopth in strumental production of merit from one of our home composers', and is having a good run. f Mrs. -Dade, it will be remembered, made quit a hit with "The Pike," a piece she com posed during the world's fair. The celebrated St. Louis Bread is handled by W. N. Gilson. Ladies, come take a look at our Collars, they are beauties, at Carl W. Bicrsaclrs. The winners of the three subscrip tions offered by the Democrat as premiums in the apple display at the. recent fair were Chas. Ridler, G. W. Kring and CarL Edwards, and they have each received their receipts ,in accordance. The apples these grow ers had on display would capture pre miums in any apple show in this or any other, state. While Dr. J. L. Short, of, Versailles, Mo., was in Rolla in September, he performed an.opcration on the eyes of Mrs. E. M. Kraus for cataract, as she was nearly blind, and we arc pleased to state at this time after a lapse of two weeks that her sight has returned and that she will soon be out again. Dr. Short has the reputa tion of being one of the best eye, car and throat specialists in Misssouri. Rolla New Era. The Democrat force is under many obligations to G. W. Kring, the fruit man of St. Martin neighborhood, for a sack full of his fine black twig ap ples which carried off the blue ribbon at the big exhibit made here at the recent fair. Mr. Kring had a num ber of varieties of apples on display, some ofiwhich had no competition, but theywere all prize winners and prove him to be one of the best apple growers in Morgan County. Mrs. R. Q. Kelly, who has been giving much attention to the cultiva tion of flowers this season, now has a number of different shades of chrys anthemums in bloom with others com ing on, and they are rare" specimens and show that care ami constant at tention will bring good results in the cultivation of these beautiful fall flow- Mrs. Kelly will no doubt hold ers her own at the chrysanthemum show which is held annually in this city. v Switch Ties Wanted. 320 pieces of Switch Ties wanted at once. Get prices at M. JOACHIMI'S, Versailles, Mo. 1 Daily Arrivals of Up-to-date Fall Goods Consisting ofS Dress Goods f Fancy Goods, - Notions Shoes,' - . Trunks, Valises, ' v: , r Clothing, Hats, - ,- Groceries, Etc., Etc. ".".. , Are now ready for your kind inspection. Yours for Business, Carl W. BiersacH. WM. WELL, PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Diseases of women and children a specialt)'. X Ray and Electro Treaf-. ment FOR RHEUMATISM And diseases of , the Stom ach. Correspondence re ceives prompt attention. Office in Woods Block, up stairs. Phone: office 93; residence 5. VERSAILLES, - MISSOURI. To get the best value for your money in Lumber, Lath, Shingles rfnd other lluilding Material go to Ant weilor Hardy. "H. M. Scroggins and wife, of Ml. Pulaska, 111., were in Versailles and vicinity this week. Mr. Scroggins is the gentleman who purchased the Jones farm northeast of this city two years ago, and was here looking after his property. Stock shipments were made from here tins week as follows : On Sun day E. H. Uyram shipped four car loads of cattle, Henry Schapper two loads of cattle, J. M. Spurlock one of cattle, Sims & Hughes one load of cattle, G. G. Gucnther a load of cat tle, and L. K. Meyers a load of mulen. On Monday Sims & Hughes shipped a load of hogs and Jas. Ensminger a load of cattle. The shipments were made over the Rock Island and all went to the St. Louis market except the mules which were shipped to Windsor. The Progress Club met last Friday afternoon with Mrs. J. T. lleale and the ladies had quite an interesting session, autumn tpjotations being the major portion of the program, while summer tours formed the humorous feature of the session. Mesdames Legere and White were added to the roll as" new members. Mrs. llealc treated the members to a dainty lunch which was highly enjoyed. The club reports several choice new books added to their library. Mrs. E. A. Crewson entertains, the membership this (Friday) afternoon, the program in part being "Japan." Under instructions from Circuit' Judge Martin the grand jury has taken up the matter of a thorough investi gation of Miller county's financial records which, by an investigating committee appointed by the county court more than a year ago, appear to exhibit an unaccounted-for deficit of more than 88,000, but decided that th task was too great for com pletion at one short session, and they brought in a recommendation that the county court appoint disinterested ex pert accountants to make a thorough investigation and 'report. It seems from statements made by persons, who know, that the grand jury have good grounds for moving in the matter, Our Tailoring department turns out the very best fits and styles at rock bottom prices. Place yotir order with Cakl- W. Bikrsach. Sewing Machines; t ... J j .1 . f.t. 1 c ........ riuwi pn,ni unu uji, wtiu u 111 jrcui guarantee 1y the Illinois Sewing AIa chine Company. 'Come ami see them, it ...in infAvniic" JVt -Let us prove to you that we can. save you money on your Lumber and lluilding Materials when you repair the old or build anew house or barm Antweilkk Si HA'fcDV, The Lumbermen,. tiTia's. W. Kavanaugh the Abstractcf would like to. write ydur )iccd mortgages, coiitracts, Ktet 4 1 v-5 if ' Ml I lrtt.Vi Sr.