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THE CAPE GIRARDEAU TRIBUNE. CAFE GrRARDEAU, UlgSOtJI?!. TTEDNT.SDAY. MORNING DFXEII.BErTso, 1913
(Conlitiucd from 1: st week)
Section 1.. Instalment Merchant.
(::) Ujvn every ;r.stalltnr at mcr
ilum.t $:jUM cr annum cf S,i5.U Tor
very t months. No license to be is
; urtl for ies. than G month i.
b) Every person, firm or corpor
tion that sel's goods, wans or mer
chandise by sample for delivery at
seme future dale, whether said goods
.are- sold on installment or to be paid
for at a specified time, shall be dcern
d an instalment merchant.
Sect on 'JO. Peddlers,
(a) Certain Persons Declared to be
Whoever shall deal in the celling
of patents, patent rghts, patent or
other medicines, lightning rods, goods,
wares or merchandise except pianos, j
organs, sewing machines, books,)
charts, maps and stationery, agricul
tinal and horticultural products', in
tluditijr milk, butter and cirgs, and
cheese, by going about from place to
place to soil the same, is declared to
ic a neddler.
Not to DeiJ Wi thout a Li-
tejvse, Etc. Not to sell Liquors. No
person shal deal as a peddler with
out a license, and no two or more per
sons .shai'I deal under the same with
out ;; license, either as partners,
::gfuLs or otherwise; and no jeddler
shall se'l wines or spirituous liquor.
(c) Whut the License Shall State,
livery license shall staU; the nan
vr in wh'ch the doping is to be car
red on, whether on foot, Or with one
r more beasts of burden, the kind
of cail the kind of baat or vehicle to
Section 21. Confections,
.(a) Upon a license to do business
as a confectioner, ? 13.00 per annum.
" fb) A confectioner is a poison
who with'n the cilv shaT deal in or
soil at any stand, stall, store or place
f business, candy, nuts, popcorn J
jruin, cluwing gum, fruits., ics
dream, o'.vrcl meats or ,any confec
or handles or seLs iced or cold
Irnks, provide that noth'ng herein
trail be deemed to include any drug
jsl or merchant who se'ls the same
articles under his license a-s such. A
confectioner shall net ondcr one li
cense be perioitfed to dt business at
lrwrc than one pace at the same tunc.
Section J2. Butchers.
"";i) Fp"" : butcher '" a person.
fiTm or corporal ion conducting a
jtKax rnarkd, J'f.'bV) per ffnnuin.'
iAiV A buUlu-r-iji any person -who
scl's fresh meat or cattle, hogs, cr
fl.ccp in any qumlty te-s than a
q:;;ir'.cr of an aninn! a any stand,;
btcrc. or place wrthin the city.
(c) No person, company, or cor
P'oat'i!! to whom a butcher's licence
.'hall be granted idial' le authorized
t d- Ijusiih'sl; a.; a buih r or con-iu-'L
a iijcat iiyikel at more than
our (.1 i O at the same time under such
(do No person liaving a license
an a bulche:' v- keep a mea-L mark
et :hall have under such license the
priv.'jfgc of ongaging h the business
of idling groceries or other articles
coniiii.'nly classed ;s those sold by
:V;tln 2:t. Wholesale Pintchcrs.
(j Upon a person, linn or corpor
ation doing business .s a wholesale
butcher. $('.0.00 p r annum.
(b) A wholesale butcher is any
peso!!, tirm or coioiation or com
pany wlio slaughters and dresses any
cat Lb, hrgs or' sheep and sells or
dispo c of the same in not less
quantities than a quarter of an ani
nral. Secfcon 21. Howling Alleys, Bil
liard, Pool and ether Gaming Tables.
(a) Upon a person, keeping. a ten
pin, Inrwling or box-ball a'ley. Ten
dol'ars per ann. No license issued
for loss tlvrn one year. '
. '(b) A keeper of a bowling, ball
cr ton-pin alley.or any kind, is any
pvvson who keeps such aTcy in the
city :.tnd permits the game for which
Eiich alleys are intended to be played
tiK)n for h:re, fee or compensation
cf any kind.
(c) Upon a person, firm, company;
or corporation who.shaT keep run or
operate 3. billiard table, the cum of
Twenty dollars ..-per annum or Ten.
Dollars for every six months. No
"scense issued for less than six
(d) Upon tiny person, firm, com
pany or corporation who shall keep,
jun or operate a pool or pigeonhole
table, the sum of Ten dollars per
5car on each tab'e or five dollars
for every six months on. each table.
No license shafl be issued for less
than 6 months. .
Section 2L' Coa! arid . Wood Deal
ers. Wholesale and Retail.
. (a) Upon a license to do business
as coal or wood dealer, $40.00 per
". (b) Upon a license to do business
is a wholesale wood- dea'er. J75.00
per annum... . : . r-
.(c A coal and wood dewier is
any person, fihn7 conipaihy or. cor
poration engaged within the city in
keeping at any place or yard coal
and wood for sale and selling or re
tailing cither direct to the consumer
or otherwise, and this definition
shall inc tide any of the above men
tioned dealers, selling coal or wood
direct from cars .or in the carload
ois, and shali include every person,
J thru, company or corporation who
shall sell to any person other than
those, immediately connected with
such firm, person, company or. cor
(d) A wholesale wood dealer, is
any person, firm or corporation with
any office, or established 'place of
business in this city, who ships
wood in stove, furnace or any other
'llength, or the of -fallings from lum-
ber commonly called slabs, in any
quantity of car load lots or less.
Section 26. Lumber Dealers and
(a) Upon a license to do business
as a lumber dealer or material man,
Sixty dollars per annum.
(b) A lumber -dealer or material
man is any person, firm, company or
corporation engaged in dealing in or
handling or selling lumber, material
doors, windows, nails, building mater-
ials cf any kind, such as sand, civ
rnc-nt,-. roofing or .any other material every six months. No license issued
eommonTy used in building and hav-'for 1 than six months,
ing and keeping such article or.ar- (b) A horse or cattle dealer is
titles on hand at any yard, store orj.any person, firm, company or corpor.
prcc, and selling,"disposing or retail
ing the same in the city.
Section 27. Livery Stables.
(a) Upon a license to keep and.
carry on a livery stable, upon 12 Section 35. Patent Right Dealer.
livery animals or more, Twenty dol-j (a) A tax upon a license as a
lars per annum, and upon a stable j patent right dealer, Ten Dollars
i.aving more man i ijvery animais,;
fifteen dolars per annum.
(b) - A livery stable is a place
where horses and buggies and wag-
ons or either are kept and lot for;
hire, and where -horses are kept fori
hire or fed for hire.
(c) If the keeper, of a livery
sVjbkTpi'i'd nis license for operating
I a livery stable, and desires to oper
ate n automobile in connccton with
the livery stable he shall in addition
pay a license tax of Five Dollars per
year on such automobile.
Section 28. Real Estate Agents.
(a) Upon a 'Scense to do business
a a real cstf.te agent, Twenty-five
Dollars Per Annum.
A real tsta-tc agent is any person,
ho shall act as an agent rn the
leasing, renting, selling of houses or
cjit- vi juivine or piiDiic saie,
and-who shall receive or collect rent
from other jersons for a commission
or other compensation; or who shall
advertise or hang out any sign or
(!c-ice.wh,:ch shall designate him - as
an agent for renting, collecting rent
or setting houses or real estate.
Real estate agents when paying
the above license shall be permit
led to also do business as a loan
a sent without extra charge.
Section 21). lxan Company:
(a) Upon a license to do business
as a lean company Twenty-live Dol
lars per annum.
(b) A lean company is any firm,
company or corporation by whatever
name it shall be designated, not li
censed as a banker or broker under
this ordinance, and shall offer to loan
money by prospectuses, notices,
personal inducements or otherwise,
or who is engaged in loaning money
or in discounting notes or other obli
gations to pay money.
(Section 30. Abstractors:
- (a) Upon a" license to do business
as an :bstractor, Fifteen dol'ars per
(b) An abstractor is any person,
firm, company or corporation engag
ed in the business within the city or
making1 abstracts of titles for any
read estate for hire or compensation.
Section 31. Loan Agent:
(a) Upon a license to do business
as a loan agent, Twenty-five Dollars
(b) A loan agent is any person.
firm, company or corporation within
this city engaged in the business of
loaning money, belonging to other
persons or companies or corporations
and who receives from either the
borrower or lender a commission or
other compensation , for his services.
Also one -having a t office where the
advertising matter or signs of any
loan company are displayed or any
person holding himself out to the
public as a lorjr agent or represerila
tive of such a lqan company or who
writes such loans or accepts applica
tions for loans and who receives any
interest payment on loans made.
whother said holding out, advertisingi
or receiving money, etc., be done as
the agent of the person, firm,, or. cpr
porataon, - des:ring and applying for
any such loan or not, shall be' deem
ed a loan agent within the meantfig
of this ordinance and before doiflg
business as such ioan agent he sh&Il
procure a license therefor from the
() . Upon a lieepse to do "business
as photog rapher j r-Twenty .-. DoT,vs
per-annum. No license shall fie.
granted for less than one year.
(b) A photographer is any person
wh: for gain or profit shall. make
pho;og:ppks of persons of things of
who shall for gain go from p'acc to
puce sol citing orders for photo
graphs or other .pictures, made 'and
produced elsewhere. ;.
Section C:. Canvassers: '
(a) Upon a license to do business
t& a. canvasser, Five dollars per
(b) Air,anvasser is one who goes
from house to house, office to office,
p.We to place, or from one person to
another and solicits and takes or
ders for the sale of goods, wares or
merchandise, for immediate delivery
or for future delivery, and for the
enlargement of pictures or for any
other purposes whatever; provided
this shall not .apply to any canvasser
selling any artie'e in the exempted
class defining peddlers, nor shall it
apply' to salesmen selling to retail
dealers, nor to persons exempt to
Section" 17 applying to mercantile
Section 34. Horse and Cattle Deal
ers. (a) Upon a license as a horse
or Catt c dealer, Ten . Dollars f or
atioh 'engaged in the business of
buying, selling, trading and dealing
in horses, cattle, hogs, sheep or other
(b) A patent right dealer is any
person, firm, company or corporation
offering to sell, soliciting purchaser's
for, deab'ng in, bargaining for or
selling In tl
ng in this city the right to se 1
or dispo'sc of or manufacturer any
article cn which a- patent has been
issued by the United States Govern
ment, or applied for to the United
States Government, within any de
scribed or limited territoiy. ;
Section 36. Stock Yard and Wag
(a) Upon a license to keep a
stock yard or wagon yard. Ten Dol
lars per annum. ; .
(b) A stock yard is any lot, yard,
pen, stable or p'ace where stock of
any kind is kept for sale or boarded
and kept for pay. .'
'(c)' A wagon Vard is' a- lot, prti' or
place where wagons or other ve
hicles are permitted to stand for pay
or compensation of any kind.
Section 37. Garage:
(a) Upon a license to keep a gar
age, Ten Dol'ars per annum, or motor
vehcle of any kind, run or propel'ed
by. electricity, gas or gasoline, steam
or other power, are kept, repaired
clcniied, oiled or let for hire, provid
ed this definition shall not include
Br p'ace at a private residence, or any
person where euch vehicle may be
kept, provided further that this li
cense shall not include the right to
engage in the business of carrying
passengers or freight for hire. .No
person to whom a license to keep a
garage shall be granted shall be au
thorized to do business under .such
'Scense a-t more than one place at
, Section 38. Intelligent or 'Employ
ment Office or Agent.
(a) Upon a license to kep an in
to'ligence or employment agency is
one who runs an intelligent bureau
or agency for the purpose of obtain
ing employment for other; than 'ob
taining employees for others or giv
ing or furnishing ,any information
either to those, seeking (employment
or to anyone seeking an employe or
employees, for any .fee or composi
tion to be paid by either party.
Section 39. Pistol or Shotgun Gal
(a) Upon a license to keep a pis
tol or idhooting gallery, two dollars
and fifty cents per day.
(b) A pistol or shooting gallery
is any 'roonv 'place' or stand where
any kind of fire arms of air or spring
guns .arc kept for public use, prac
tice or sport, and for hire, ga;n or
Section 40. Corn Doctors or Chir
opidist. (a) ' Upon a license to do business
as a corn doctor or chiropodist, $15
per annum.'' No license to be issued
for legs' than one year.
(b) A corn doctor or chiropodist
is any person who for any charge or
fee cures or removes or attempts to
cure or remove corns and other en
largements on the feet.
Section ,41. Gift Enterprises. 4.t;
A (a) ' Upon a license Ho conduct a
gift enterprise,'' Fifteen dolWs per
year. No license shall be , isyued for
less than "one year.
(b) Any person who ; shall pro
mote, manage or provide for any
voUng contest, raffle, bunch board or
offered, or given tolhe'wiiuiePv ibliall
be deemed to be the nvnncger W'lLo ti
er a- gift enterpr'se ; provided . .any
ncAvgpjjLper, firm', person or' company
pr corporation whose name is con
nected -with - or used with their con
sent" in the promotion of such enter
prise, shall be deemed a manager oi
promoter, unless such newspaper,
person, firm, company or corporation
Shall designate some other person as
Eurh managfr or" promoter and who
shaft pay the tax as herein required
; Section 42. Runners.
(a) Upon a License as a runner,
$2.00 per annum.
, (b) A runner is a person who
solicits patronage, or meets trains,
steamboats, or other conveyances or
appears at any public p'oce within
the city and secures or attempts to
Reecure patrons or customers for any
boat, hotel, shop, store, railroad, or
for any person, business of insitu-
Section 43. Second Hand Dealers,
(a) Upon a Kcense to do busi
ness) as a second hand dealer, Forty
dolla-rs per annum.
(b) Any person, firm or company
or corporation doing business in this '
city who purchases ad sells goods of i
any kind or description having been
once uscu or transicrrea irom the
maufacturer to the doa'r and then
received into the possession of third
parties, wnetner me same consists.
of carpets, clothing, rags, iron or
other metals, furniture or articles of
household use, utensils, or articles
of persona-! use, or male or fema'e
wearing apparel, or of jewelry of
any kind or description, or of go'd
or silver, thall be and is hereby de
clared a second hand dealer.
iSccfon 44. Sewing Machine
(a) Upon a licenso to do business
as a sewing machine agent, Fifty
dollars per year.
(b) A sewing machine agent is
any person, company or corporation
having ,n place of business where
sewing machines are sold or exchang
ed or who sha'l solicit and take or
ders for the sale of sewing ma
chinal Section 45. Agricultural Imple
ment Agent. ; -
(a) Upon a license to do business
as agent for the sa'e of agricultural
implements or pvrm machinery,
(b) An agricultural implement
agent is y person who for commis
sion or other compensation is engag
ed in selling agricultural implements
or farm machinery.
Section 46. Dealer in Feed.
(a) Upon a l:cense to do business
es a dealer in, feed, Twenty dollars
(b) A dealer in feed is any per
son, firm, or corporation 'who dea l;
in the sale of flour, bran, grain,
seeds and feeds for poultry and stock,
either at a place of business or other
wise. .Section 47. Junk Dealers.
(a) A junk dealer is a pert on,
linn, or corporation who de,als in the
buytng and selling of old junk or
iron lead or iron, p'pes, or in second
hand machinery or parts of machin
ery, metal or other artie'es usually
found in a junk shop. Any person
not having a place of business who
shall deal in articles usually bought
or sold by junk de.alers and shall be
deemed a keeper of a junk 6hop for
this article, and shall be in two classes.--
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(b) Where the capital stock of
money invested is n excess of five
thousand dollars, shall be in the fir -4.
class and ujjon a license to do busi
ness as a junk dealer pay seventy
ffve dollars ($75.00). per annum. No
Iictns-e shall be issued for. less than
(c) Where the capital stock or
money invested is less than $5000.00,
shall be deemed a junk dealer of the
second . class, and upon a license to
do business: as a junk dealer pay the
sum of $50" per annum. No license
slyrll be issued for less than one
Section 48. Wholesale'' Liquor
(a) Upon a Hcense to do business
as a wholesale liquor dealer, Seventy
Five dollars po:: annum.
(b) Any firm, company, person or
corporation who shall within this
city sell intoxicating liquors in any
quantity not less than 5 gallons shall
be deemed to be a whcTesa'e liquor
dealer and before doing business as
such'shall take out a city license
therefor. " No such license shall au
thorize : any wholesale liquor dealer
to seHl intoxicatr'ng liquor in any
quantity to be drank at his store or
pjjace j of business. 1 1 . y
' v No person ' to ' jwhom a 1 wholesal e
liqudr dealer's' license" shall be grant
ed shall be authorized to da such
business under such license at more
than one place at the time. Nor
shall such license be assignable or
transferable, ni all restrictions
824000 Soldier l't tli.c d To Be
- Discharged From Arinj,
Gin March Says ; '
Washington, Dec. 24 The dssigna -
Hon of 17o additional officers anJ
4845 men by Gen. Pershing for early
return home was announced by the
War Department. The. 'argest unit
included is the Forty-First Regiment,
Coast Artillery, with 70 officers and
1770 men. ,
Other units are Twenty-'Ihird,Onc
Hundred and Seventy-Seventh and
Two Hundred and Sixty Fourth aero
squadrons and the Nineteenth, Tv.en
twusfchand Twenty-First and Twenty-:
Second. Twenty-Fourth and Twenty
Sixth Photo sections, air service: Co.
F. Twenty-Ninth Engineers, the First
Trench Alortor P.attalion, and the F.f-
ty-Second and F.fty-Third Ammuni-
. . tra;ns
;Statcs js now preceding at the rate
j of 15 (MMJ mcn reieascil fl om the army
l,.y tlav. Gen. -March announced
j to.,av. j't stm anticjKltcd that a
.... :;rH)n .,, ...U1 tv:l,h
when ful momentum is attained.
The war department has now de
signated a total of 82i,V0 men in
the United States for discharge, an
increase of near!;.- IWO.OOO during the
last week. (Jen. .March mado it cle;ir,
however, that designation of trocps
does not mean i mined ate di.-charge,
but severance from the service as
their turn is reached in demobolixa
tion. Summarizing the flow of returning
troops from Fiance, Gen. ,Mareh sa.il
a total of r65". officers and.l"r,2(;!
men had been des gnated for return
by Gen. Pershing up t; Dec. 12 Of
that number i:!7l officers and r.0,7(J"
men have&ctua'ly sailed from France.
Among the new blanches of tiro
armv to be included in deinoba iza
tion orders are 12,00 Torto li.:can
troops ordered discharged. Of the
total 821,000 men designated, r.-j2,00
are in the depot and development bat
Sixth and Seventh heavy meb le or
dinance repair shop units; the Fourth
and Fifth nnti-aircrafj; machine gun
battalions and' companfes t). K. K. G.
H. 1. and K of the Second l-jiginceis.
-r Gen. March took ocras'on to com
p'ioient Brig. Gen. Frank T. I lilies,
director of embarkation, and the em
barkation service genera ly in tatii g
that all Ciirittmas p'ckage.i for the
.troops in France had been cleared
fom New York without delay or
eonfu;jiron. With th linr- of the
IdaLsonia and I'ocahonlas l i t week
flie army ha:; sent 6 Christmas ship-;.
carrying 2 2!X.m0 Cl)vistm;-j pack
ages, (ien. 31 arch si;d I. hi-; number
Udions and sinrlar lintil'-d unitr. In
ddil on Ia.'HMI nien on industrial fur
lough have been ordered released.
Demobolization of officers pro
ceeding more rajld'y than in the
rase with men. Gen. March said!
17,2";; officers had been henorab'y '
dicharged since the armitlice had
concerning dratnslops together w.th
the penalties for the violation there
of shall apply to a wholesa'e liquor
doa'cr in each and every respect.
: Section 49. l!i 1 Posters. .
- va; Upon a license to do business
as a bill poster, thirty dollars for
every six months. No license shal!
be issued frr less tlvm 6 month-:.'
(b) A bill poster is any person,
firm or company or corporation in
this city who shall for pay, profit or
compensation engage in the business
or occupation of displaying, painting
advertisements on fences, buildings
Or bill boards in the city of (Jane Gi
rardeau, Missouri, designated to ad
vertise any occupation, employment,
business, article, goods, wares, mer
chandise, meeting, show or exhibition.
Any single act or posting such adver
tisement, notice, show bills, etc., for
pay, profit, compensation, shall be
construed as an occupation or busi
ness of a bM poster.
' Section 50. Bill Distribution.
, (a) Fpon a licene to do business
-its a bi'J distributer Two Dollars per
day, or Thirty Dollars for every 6
(b) A bill distributer is any per
son, firm, company or corporation in
this city who shall in the limits of
the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri,
for profit, pay or compensation en
gage in the business or occupation of
distributing-in public places, stores
or at priVjite dwo'lings, any adver
tisements, notices, rhow bills or pthcr
printed or written matter or samples
of any kind designated'to advrtise
eny occupation, employment, bus"ncss,
goods, wares, 'merchandise, show or
or vhiiit.Lon Anv- sincrV act of.
We have been in business
in Cape Girardeau scarcely
eiht months and during
- . that iirne we have enjoyed
a splendid patronage.
For this loyal support
we sincerely thank you,
and 'with the coming ol
Ciristmti wi wish every
nian, woman and child in
Southeast Missouria world
of joy and happiness.
135 Main Street
That the same line support 11 at
you have accorded us in the past
may continue and that the ceil
ing year may find us better pre
pared to be oi service to you and
that you enjoy a beautiful and a
Merry Christmas is our sinctic
. wish to you IhisTulctide.
distribut'ng such advert i:;fr,i n'; , mi-
tire:;, ;jiow bill:, :r samp'-:; --of an
kind fi(- pay or compens.i' or prof
it', sf'ii'l lie con Imrd a ; oe :up.j(i'jn
or I'li-ne:;.; of hil' di:-tt ibulfr.
'I' rct'i'ii ;. T 'epiipne r rans.
(a I I. pon a license to d ;r"'iio ..
a.; a ti'l-phone n mprny four hnn
dre, !-i ,-irs p( r : lnum
Section'"' 52? Flei tj-'o Jl.ig!t 'jm
panies. (') l'p"o a hreiir. io i! ii .i:r-si
l.y ;.n lf. ti-;t- . nn.panv I'.mr liuntlivd
Dol'ars oer year.
Section (ias i'oinpanv.
(a) Fpon .a license to do !n iMess
I y a tra.s company in the city of C.- pe
Girardeau. Mi'ssonri, the sain of 'I'wo
Section ! Water Works Com
pany. (a) Upon a licence to do luisines.--by
a water works company, Four
With best wishes for a Merry Chriol
masanda Happy New Year, and may
each succeeding one be brighter than
those gone before, is the wish of
JEWELER AND OPTICIAN
31 Main Street
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( ( ) l'p:n a li'- 'ti i' ii il f.ii
hv .in Hipn company. One fl;iidid
!v;rtijn M. 'J' "rr-j:i Ctmpn'ti.
ta t'pn a hern -.i- do oi io-.:
i a telegraph coin pan.., Fi :;!t . yr
Jlcs.:ri!ger S !i;i "
(a) I pii a licence fo do iumv-';
as niess'-nger, that ? - th- i- !i:; -yJf
parro's wiihin tjn c'y I :ni;Vs lor Ty
i?rsen, firm, or corpoiation. tar
of Fifteen Dollars
S-ction tVfi. Jhrry-li'f-li' ii!,n.iL
(a) I'pon a iivense to op-?riil-JJs
Merr-G- ICuund r K'o'.aty svin:-f;.
licence -.,' ivinty-livr i;-. J-i
week. N license siiail be issue. i Tli
s; thai one week. c
(Vnt nued next ei.