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Cape Cirardeau, Missouri, Friday, April?. 1911.
KAGE TICKET MAKES
A CLEAN SWEEP
NORMAL GIRLS ADOPT CIVIC ASSOCIATION
BABY FOR TWO DAYS! MET LAST SATURDAY
A WATER WAGON
AS BIRTHDAY GIFTS
The Independent ticket headed
by F. A. Kage, w on in a walk in
the city election last Tuesday.
A great imi of interest was
manifested on both sides and
judging from the number of 'lunch for the inmates of that
conveyances that carried voters J place.
to the different polling places of i After all the children were
the city some of the candidates! thoroughly served, the young
were on the anxious seat. ladies attentions were directed
Vasterling and Kage workers i to a six months old baby that
were much' in evidence, and the! was left motherless a few weeks
closing of the polls found each ago. After learning thecircum-j club will have to sign a pledge
side confident of victory. ' j stances which left the child in i and live up to the lawsof cleanli
Among the surprises to. some j the care of the mission, the j ness. decency and good citizen
was the defeat of Marshal 'young ladies asked permission J shin advocated by the Improve
Martin by Summers, who piled to take the baby to the dormi-j ment association. The children
up a majority of 4.T7. jtory. The request was granted j will be encouraged by the" offer
The vote poled Tuesday was and the baby spent two days as j ing of three prizes in each of
about 150 short of the vote two jthe guest of the ladies. the four wards of the city, for
years ago. 1 The young ladies were: Mil-1 the best kept yards. The, con
The vote on the proposition to i dred Moser, Celeste Batclilf, ! test will be open to all school
bond the city for $20,000.00 with i Mabie Bolmar, Alvine Raebel, children, between the ages of
which to provide a school build- jJettie Rutledge, Mary Iludler, ; eight and fifteen,
ing in Donnybrook, fell short j Lucille Lacey, Ann Hawkins, j The ladies .present were: Mes-thirty-five
votes of two-thirds Mary Mette, Miss Haworth, Miss ; dames McGhee, Harrison, Ilim
majority, which is required by 'Steele. jmelberger, Ruff, ' Rief. hope,
law. The propositi to increase!' - i Ilinchey, Stehr, Wasem, Koch-
the tax for general school pur-.
poses was carried.
is believed '.that a special ;
will be ordered by the school
board for the bond proposition
in the near future.
Live Stock Market
stock Market !
Cattle receipts 3800. Today's j
market steady and steady with a
week ago on all kinds except j
ineuium neiieis, wiimi aie iu iu i
15c lower. Choice heifers soldi
today up to $(5.50.
Hogs received 11,000; today's
market opened about steady on
light hogs but closed stronger.
Compared with a week ago.
prices show a decline of about ;
35c, Lest pigs and lights selling
at $f.75 to $0.85; medium weight
$(5.50 to $(5.70: heavies $o.30 to
$('). 15; rough hogs $(5.(i0 to $0.10.
Sheep receipts 5(h'H); sheep
market 55c lower today and a
shade lower than a wee!', ago.
Top for Colorado lambs $0.1(1;
best natives and westerns $5.75
to $0.25. Best wethers $5.00;
Kwes $1.5(1 to $1.75.
How Long Is a Kiss
Recently a Mrs. Lowenfhal of
Now York had her husband ar
rested for leaving her. He plead
ed as a justification that her
kisses lasted ten minutes and lie
could not stand it. while she in
sisted that it was only a suitable
a n d proper manifestation
Judge Cari'igan. before v, Lorn1 sea watn-. Several prizes were
the case came, finding no statu- j awarded and refreshments were
tory law on the subject or any 'served.
dtvWon defining the length of,
a kiss confessed his inability to
handle the matter and advised
(he parties to go home anO settle
it themselves and so far as the
public is concerned the question'
"How long is a, kiss," remains
Modern Woodmen at Jackson.
The county convention of the
.Modern Woodman of America
met "at Jackson Wednesday to
elect delegates to the state con-
i;vnti,m t, lw lw.1,1 sit I Pir ri ilial
in June. The delegates w ho at -
tended from he.e were: Messrs.
C. II. Stein, P.. L. Klasing, T. J.
duden, .1. C. Kaust, li. B. An
drews, .1. A. Kempher and (!. S.
In New Home.
The Cape Cirardeau Building
and Loan association moved into j
their new quarters in the First ;,
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lailonai iiailK i;iuiuiiik, msi
p.. .. ..!.... ti, ,.f .1 ,.,.,-,,v
1 UV.-.'.Oil . lilt-) I.T OllL- VO PLiVll-
est institutions in the state,
Cantain Astiiolz has been score-
larv of this as. ocitdioii for the other receipts gave Sutalav ncar
pat 21) years,-- . My $12,000.
A party of twelve young ladies
from the Normal went to the
(West End Mission last Friday
night, and with the aid of their
'chafing dishes prepared a nice
Why Editors Get Rich.
The following sound reasoning!
fiS t(J why an n-cn
j put up by an exchange.
I A child is born in the neigh
The physician pts j
j$10: the ediior gives the loud :
lunged youngster and "happy'
parents" a sendoff and gets $0.
jit is christened. The minister!
gets .$10 and the editor gets $00.
a Kruws up ami gets niurneu.
publishes a long-
winrlpd flou fi-j nrfJplf and tolls! :
....... , - - - - - -
The minister again get;
and a )ioce of cake; thc
In a course of time it dies and
tho (wtcr ,rots irom to $100;
the undertaker y
The edit Kib
? another $10;
ets from $5i to
lies a note of :
the death an obituary two col
umns long, lodge and society
resolutions a lot of poetry and a
free card of thanks and gets 0.
No wonder so manv country
editors get rich.
April Fool Party
Tne T. P. S. girls gave an
April Fool Party last Saturday
nignt at the home of Miss Veda
Kllis. The house was decorated
with club colors, green and
i w hite. The merrymakers were
; fooled on cotton doughnuts and
Wrs. Anna Esswine Dead.
Mrs. Anna Ivsswine, died at
her late home on prigg street,
Tuesday afternoon of erysipelas.
Mrs. Ksswine was born in
Switzerland fifty-six vears ago.
and has made her hem
fcr the pa-t thirty-one years.
Michael Ksswine, her liu-hand,
died eleven vears ago. S b e
leaves seveal children and oilier t
! Puneral services were
a dozen lies about the beautiful'"'.', .' . , . f . i-asc rnoaj nigni nignt-nueisisize ot your income will take ;w hen your subscription is to ex
and accomplished bride. i? !! li y01 i J farmers apd their tenants jtare 0f itself. Let your aisn'pire. The post office regulations
; Lutheran church; interment
ioectired at the city cemetery
' Billy Sunday.
Billy Sunday, evangelist, clos
ed a meeting at Lima, Ohio,
last Tuesday, which netted him
j .?'ll, MB!. Dunn,- his six weeks
meeting he converted 505:1 peo -
pie. At six meetings 011 the
.1 . .: i 1.. 1000 ..........
humiix Uii.v nciui.v 1000 oumi-
; muii.- O V uui'.iv.. 'k
j A collection of nearly if'lOOOjj
i was taken ui. w hich adtled to ; i
The ladies of the Civic Im
provement association met in the
rooms of the Commercial club
last Saturday afternoon and dis
cussed many plans of importance
concerning the spring clean up.
The committee composed of
Mesdames hope, Ilinchey and
Reif reported the steps they had
taken to organization of the
The children that enroll in this
titzky. Giboney, Dearmont, Pat-
'ton, McCammon and Coffman.
Harem Skirts Invades Cape
; Cape Girardeau, Mo., April 3
! A Pl'nwfl nf mnn and wmvinn
foUowed a Louis modo.
rough the principal streets to-
, .am ... .,.'
i.A ' , .ri. ' "Uo'ok place Thursday at Maeys
the magnetic power.
After advertising a week fora
jmo(jei from this" city J M Alli -
son, the merchant, was obliged'
to secure a demonstrator from
; . , w xt
uv.-i.-5 icauncu. iv.e iuoiic.
me loggery was the first cer. -
corn in the Cape to display the
harem skirt as was also the first
to introduce the hobble skirt.
Mr. Allison saws the harem
skirt is thoroughly practicable,
He denounced the hobble from
V -s I a
6 14 BROAD A Y
The fniv that always vimws new-iid pra'-ti-u(l
lnei'rhaiiiliNo .tTer aM j o rt i ; n i f y tu save
money on lYetty Kkiri of all kind.-. Shirt w aists.
Xeidvwiuir. Xoveltie. Cum l. Spring-t 'at s ami
I )rees ain't .Ladies' anl
Openiiifi Sale Closes
Pretty N'oile Skill- Uidl tiiimned aio
np. worth 7) Ah) to .(). (HI.
Sale Price Si3.98
ranama Skirls Sonne pri.-.-. Mapyoti
that vuii ean sa e iroie on.
( "i uio' Sat
On Thursday of last week, Mr.
and Mrs. Edwin Moore enter
tained a number of physicians of
this city at their beautiful
home on Broadway, the occasion
being in honor of Dr. Schultz,
who was appointed a member
of the State Board of Health by
During the evening Dr. Moore
announced his intention of retir-1
ing from active practice as a !
pnysician, owing to much otner
business he w a s interested
in. lie however assured the
medical guests that some day he
would take it up again.
Dr. Schulz thanked the mem-1
bers of the profession for the !
courtesy he had ' received and
voiced his appreciation of the
orsemcnt of his colleagues.
Herman Wipperman Dies
Herman Wipperman, aged 38
years, died at his home in this
city last Monday night of
dropsy. He had been a resident
of this city for the past five
years and was employed by the
firm of Wipperman & Bogard. !
He was born in Maeystown, in., j
September 3, 1872. He leaves
in this' city, to mourn his loss,
two brothers, Richard and Er-
; nest Wipperman. Interment
town Illinois. He was a mem-
Kr of the Evan2elical church
Nisht Riders Near
Wdr ine 1 a n.u
(vine ,i ,,n,.. V, t ho fivm ,i
.transfer of one-half the
jrenl. a number of tenants!
s-pnt-d ernmid in that localitv I
that scale. ( )ne
u ; ,-, i
l'.as al ways been customary
there and it seems
pie ir.ienJs for it
that the pto -
to remain at
i that figure.
vl O A
r 1 him
am , see
Last Saturday morning A. W.
Scabaugh purchased the water
wagon from I. Ben Miller and
E. A. Johnson.
Mr. Senbaugh hni driven the
wagon for the past three years
and is now busy contracting
with the property owners for the
the coming summer.
The city council's plan to have
the sprinkling, and cleaning of .
the street done at the property !
owner's expense, is expected to
fail through, as a remonstrance j
will be presented at the next1
meeting of the city council.
Mr. Scabaugh will lay a propo-!
s i t i o n before the council to j
sprinkle in advance of the street I
sweeper, wincn ne oelieves will j Among the other offices he
meet with their approval. 'held were: Coroner; City Mar-
!shal for sixteen years, elected
John McCleary Dies sheriff in 1882. re-elected in
John McCleary died at the j 1884; Deputy United States Col
home of his brother last Friday ! lector for four years; elected
of heart trouble. Mr. McCleary j Justice of the Peace for two
was one of. the best known citi- j terms; re-appointed United
zens in the county. He was one ' States Commissioner last April
of the prosperous farmers resid- by Judge Dyer, after having
ing in the Bend neighborhood. ' served four vears: President of
I T "I 1 i i r
r uneral services were newt bun-
day afternoon at Hobbs chapel,
The Secret of Success
The secret of success is not a '
secret. Nor is it hard to secure. '
To be more successful, become
Do what you can do. and what
you shonld do, for the institution;
for which you are working--and i
do it in the right way and the :
. it . ... .
ever oe to better the worn you
I , f
The thoughts that you think,
the books and magazines vou
; rt.ad, the words that
and deeds you perform are mak-
; j, you either better or worse. .
; Ke;Jize that "yeu are master of
.your own fate and captain of
your own soul." You can be
what you will be.
Keep watch of the men and
women who are doing quality
H . Wot'
L'xample is always more
Hi efficacious than precept:" and if
i you analyze the work and ir.eth
S'ods of those who are doing quul-
ity work you will receive inspir-i
ation that will increase your etli-
1. "My wife i-- 'ir- boss. I
shall not deny it.
2. "She ir.aketh me to lie
dove a behind lue bod when swell
company com-th. aud shv !. ado '.I;
me In hind her up Main atreot.
o. "Siio restoreth my pocket
h '. liook ai'U r .-':e soon Is t
r ' tents for h.'l.ble .-kirU
R. ti e tickets. She lea-loth :
tiio li'.ain i.-'.i' of the ehur-:
her hat's Mike.
1. "Yea, tkouyh 1 wall
li th.an half the night t!:roug
ooms with a crying babv
get no rest, for sne is ueinr.d me
i: with r.or broomstick and her hat,
pm ami tnoy 0:0 anytair.g nut j
5. "She prepare'.!', a cold!
i ; Miack for me. then maketh a bee
hi line for the Mother's Domestic
I Club. She anointest my head
J I w ith a rolling pin occasionally.
Uj My arms runneth over with b.ua
j dies before .-he is half through
L sbo ping.
t? 0. "Surely her dressmakers
4 ! and millinery bills shall follow
ii' me all the class of my life; and
V 1 w ill dw i'ii in the house of my
pwife forever."- -Kxehangc.-
il i The Hoxie n am went out late
Tuesday morning in order to
allow the crew to vote.
F. A. Kage. who has been a
citixers of Cape Cirardeau for
the past sixty years, was elected
mayor last Tuesday, the occasion
also being hb sixty-third birth
day. Mr. Kage was born three
mi!e3 west of this citv and at
jthe age of three years moved
j here where he has resided since.
j During Mr. Kane's career as a
citizen of this city he has held
various offices of honor and trust.
'and has filled them all with -atis-
faction to the people,
At the age of twenty years Mr.
Kage was appointed deputy
sheriff, which office he held for
twenty years, sixteen of which
the school board nine years and
a Councilman for eighteen year's.
In the many capacities he has
served Cape Girardeau well and
we predict that he will fill the
mayor's office with credit.
Look at the date on your paper
this week, opposite your name
and see how you stand with the
Hprald. The rlntr. ehnwa P-actlv
will not permit us to carry sub-
scribers that are in the arrears,
and you do not want to get be-
Hcgs "Joy Ride"
When Charles Meyer drove to
this city last Saturday morning
with rive fine hogs w hich he was
to deliver to Meyer Bros., en
Broadway, lie forgot to hitch
tiis horses. While he was in the
shop 'waiting for instructions,
the horses scared and ran away.
They were stopped after a chase
of several blocks. No damage
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SUTriS TSU WTSTS B S Z SlT"S!f"5"ff"a"inrB"vTS 5
Although it has not been defi
nitely given out by the commit
tee, it is nearly certain that the
State Poultry Association will
hold the poultry sdiow for South
east Missouri at Cape Cirardeau.
ar.d t'va-: Il'.at will be a great occasion for
.h mo up ' the thoroughbred poultry breed--,::!:!'.
for.ers of this part of the state, and
there is sure to be a large ut-
1 ad a large number of
; fine birds. We predict that this
; show will produce deep and last-
j ing results on poultry raising in
tins county and that it will
arouse a nigri pitch et interest
that will determine many to keep
more and better iiou!t-v Tin.
j scrub shouhl be ex terminated.
I There is no good reason why any
farmer should feed scrubs in
stead of pure bred fow Is. It is
not too late to make a start this
spring by buying eggs of some
good breed. Cot ac least one sit
ting and it may be your foitune
to raise a w inning bird.
There w ill be a meet ing of the
Fanners and Breeders Associa
tion on Saturday of this week at
Jackson, to elect oil'ieers for 1911
and to discuss means to got in