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Capo Girardoau, Missouri, Friday, February 7. 1913
Did you Lave a
. li-.'' first, day
The? eeurcil ri i t in
session Monaay riaLr.
J. II. Fiv..i.i n
trip to St. l..as
Harry Warner is L
fives and l'ri !w! i;
Attorney li. L
business in St. I
Attorney I;. C
to St. Louis ia
lit' .-4 of
Jackson last Sunt
day with friend:.-.
S. J. Wa
hi;-! way io '.
Mrs. II. 0.
:. ; l.t a I'i
U': . l try 1 '''i i-'i i
visited their sit
Homdi li:i.-; week.
Mrs. Morctirc Inioiii',
panied by her dabbler,
friends in St. Louis thi:-
II. C. liiiey,
u.e la .v iivv. of
Riley & I'tiloy,
was in the city
of New Madrid
iondny on oi;si-
Mr. and Mrs. A.
went to St. Louis !a.- t
for a visit with rtlat
Deputy U. S. Ms.v!
worth ret.iii'hci iY"in
Tuesday whve 1 o
i bo'.-'i on ;
' J. Y. Pliilii; s, of th-.
Phillips Lumi.iT .1 Fiul
turned Mon'!:;.- fr -m ;
trip to St. Louis.
In., re -
Al Kimmick is the mjin;
the New Pnti- . s en M.in
The vilaee wa
first of the wc e
A. S. llan:i:: as. ,s. i
w ill dye for a:i. ( ii .
trial. No. CO Main stn
875. Adv. t.
After a veiy pleasant visit
with friends at Caruthersviile
Miss Kegir.a Frinnt returned
home la-t Friday.
Mr. JL'ns.m and fumilv. form
erly resident-? of Clarkton, Mo.,
have move i t this city to make
their 1 uture nomo.
1 The Cape lli-li School defeated
the Oak Ridgo learn en a game
of basket ball last Saturday
niht, scoi e -l'j -5.
Wm. F. liauman, ihu
cigar maker, who has a
;L!G A Good Hope si root,
on the ice Monday and
Mrs. Louis U.iuck ami daugh
ter, Miss Rebecca; will spend
the remainder of the winter in
the city being dnmiei
St. Charles fio'.o!.
d at th
afternoon for Pa.-c.l.
having sport llio latter
the week with his family in this
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hough of
Jackson visited at the home of
Mrs. li. C. Hough this week,
who haa been very' sick, but i3
now much improved.
Our old friend Fred Stock was
a victim Monday getting pretty
badly bruised up by falling on
the ice. We are glad, however,
that it is not very serious,
Vedder& Atkinson proprietora
of the Excelsior music house
have moved into their new home
and had an opening Wednesday
which was largely attended.
lldndinacher'a tailoring estab
lishment has the only Dry Clean
ing machine in town. Phone
No. 875 and he will call for and
deliver your suit. Adv. 39-4t.
A very large crowd attended
the Letter Carrier's masquerade
ball at the West End hall Tues
night. Some very fine costumes
were worn. All present report
having a very pleasant time.
A manager of a pool room in
I'.isniarek advertises that he does
not permit anybody under six
teen to play' at his tables, re
gardless of the fact that the
statute bars all minors under
1 .Mr. xarbrougn, who conduct-
ed tne Bungalow restaurant at
iii uroauway nas movea to tso
Lroadway, wdicre he will be
pleased to meet his many custo-
mcrs whom he served in his for
: mer location.
; "Blind Boone," the wonderful
Luc'-. hers ', nilJS'cal negro, is again able to
Saturday i ni?.ke trips about the state, giv
i.es andin-!- entertainments. His mind
i failed him some years ago and
I he had to retire from the stage
ui Whit-! fr awhile. Go see him to-night
!e!,nett i a- 'ie Broadway Opera House.
SALESMEN WANTED to
look after our interest in Cape
Girardeau and adjacent counties,
! Salary or Commission. Addres3
.The Harvey Oil Co., Cleveland,
; Si:ice the sale of the light
! plant p.t Charleston to a foreign
corporation the commercial club
of that city has started an agita
tion for municipal ownership,
i Mayor G. C. Burn3 and a por
tion of the council have also
joined in the movement.
A. S. Handmacher, the popular
tailor on Main street, had busi-
i ness at Fornfelt last week. On
account of the quality of work
j Mr. llankmacher is turning out,
j it is necessary for him to make
j frequent trips to our neighbor-
in towns, where he is called on
to take orders for spring cloth
Wm. "Bill" Barenkamp, son
,of Jos. Barenkamp, of this city,
1 base ball pitcher, finished the
'1912 season with the Western
I Canada League, winning 12 and
! losing 3 games. He was the
I leading pitcher with his team,
popular We would like to see "Bill" get
shop at a try-out with one of the big
slipped I league clubs.
1 7 Do you want to change cli
i mate? Buy a fruit ranch in the
famous Bitter Root Valley, Mon
tana. We own a large tract of
developed and undeveloped land
in this fertile valley on the Pa
cific side of the mountains where
the climate is perfect. Grand
scenery, fine water, mild winters
and cool summers, fine hunting
and fishing. Write for prices,
etc. TheO. W. Kerr Company,
20'J Andrus Building, Minne
This is the season of the year
when the defective flue Ret in
its deadly work. The coming
of the coM weather makes
heavier fires necessary, with the
result that if the flue becomes
i . . - ...
overheated . the tire quickly
spreads and there is heavy loss
even before the arrival of the
fire department. Extra precau
tion must be taken to guard
against anything of the sort.
A blazing house on a bitter euld
morning doesn't make a strong
appeal to anyone. ;
Big Jeff Tesreau. star fiinger
for the New York Giants and
the man Manager McGraw placed
the most confidence in to trounce
the Boston Red Sox in the last
world's series arrived in the city
last Friday. Jeff said that he
would be in town for a few days
to do some shopping and would
then return to the farm out in
the state. He expects to return
to St. Loui3 about February 18
to be ready to leave with the
first squad of New York players
for Marlin Springs, Tex. Globe
An editor sat in his easy chsir,
with troubled look and dishevell
ed hair. An irate subscriber
was standing by, with awful
look and blood in his eye. The
subscriber meant the writer to
thrash, his optics to bruise, his
nose to mash. He would wipe
the earth with the editor bold,
for telling facts he shouldn't
have told. The battle was brief,
the carnage great, and the sub
scriber found out his mistake.
ah too late.- He retired from
the scenes with bruises and pain,
and he'll never tackle the editor
The celebration at the expira
tionof the first year is called the
cotton wedding; two years, pa
per; three years, leather; five
years, wooden; seven years,
woolen; ten years, tin; twelve
years, silk and fine linen; fifteen
years, crystal; twenty years,
china; twenty-five years, silver;
thirtieth year, pearls; fortieth
year, rubies; fiftieth year, goj
den; seventy-fifth year, diamond
School to Close in March.
It is reported that our public
schools will close in March on
account of lack of funds to con
tinue them longer than that
date. The Signal with the many
patrons and school children re-
gret this, as we have a most ex
cellent corps of teachers from
Supt, to the primary grade,
and great strides forward have
been made by the children, and
the work being done is of a very
progressive and high order.
Notice is hereby given that
letters testamentary upon the
estate of William Huters, deceas
ed, have been granted to the
undersigned by the Cape Girar
deau Court of Common Pleas of
Cape Girardeau County, Mis
souri, bearing date the 9th day
of January, 1913.
All persons having claims
against said estate are required
to exhibit them to me for allow
ance within six (6) months from
the date of said letters or they
may be precluded from any
benefit of such estate, and if
said claims be not exhibited
within one year from the dateiingson proposed tariff legisla-; The mystery of the disappe-ar-of
the publication of this notice, i tion, the present tariif law is ance of Wilfred T. Webb, the
fVu will t.fi fnrovof hnrrtA
WM. II. HUTERS,
Executor of the estate William
Huters, aeccased. 3-4t.
DRAINS AND EGGS.
A little bantum. one with a:
very little knowledge of any
other living thing or business!
pxernr. that oi nis mvn . meklp. i
made a statement through hisc
flailu Sl3tr.tiit,i(r thar a wan in
- - ........
r tnat tie was in ,5 j? s rs nrMi n
n egg "six inches! f lAIflJ I T B
e way," making ? ?'LhfcV;'.
possession of an
... V. .... . V...-. "J, "'""."h
the egg eighteen inches, in cir-;
cumference, and not. until several :
people poa.sessing a better know-'
ledge of the (hen fruit) than he,
convinced him that it would be
impossible for him to make
sensible people believe such dope,
did he retract the statement.
Like many other articles in
egg must have been placed under!
the magnifying glass (for in- j
stance the one stating they had
the largest circulation of all ;
papers in Cape County combined)
nnH tlipn wrrp slinwn nr at thp
time they were compelled to!
publish the amount, or else he '
was looking in a mirror and
mistook the reflection for an
egg and measured it, altho,' we
think he must' have stretched
the tape line at that. Cut. cut,
cut, now let's hear from the
horsehead editor, providing they
have succeeded in finding one.
A Pretty Art Calendar.
We have just received from
The Farmers'' Review, Chicago, ;
111., their Art Panel Calendar for j
1913. It measures 3 feet in I
length by 7J inches in width and;
is lithographed in 14 exquisite j
colors and gold. The title is
"The Mother and Child." Merei
words cannot begin to do justice
to the remarkable beauty of this
charming work of art. It must;
be seen to be appreciated. By!
sending 10 cents (coin or stamps) 1
to the above address this hand-!
... :n t. i. i
some paiiRuix van ue seiu you
postpaid. If you are interested
in farming also ask the publish -
es to send you a free sample copy
of their paper.
We Must Have Levees.
The present high water in the :
Mississippi River, may pass effj
without doing any serious dam-j
age to New Madrid county far- j
mers but it is a stro:vT remind-T ;
that we must have imurotrnable
levees to protect our lands from
future flood water
It is possible, even probable. ;
that we shall not have another!
tremendous flood, like that of
1912, in a 100 years but we mavjbe made, but that metais. er
reasonably expect an overflow, ther things, should be lower
big or little, twice in every seven j-
years, which may at least ineon-i r ., , ,
venience our people. j President and Mrs. i aft enter-
It is pretty certain that tie ! tamed a party at one of the lead
Bayou Bottom will be protected 1 in theatres -iloncUy night, when
from high water within a year',the 'nshine Gir! had lt?
or so but it is also necessary to
construct the levee down half a
mile below our city limits to the
high land on the Akin place. -New
Washington News Letter.
Washington D. C.
Jan. 30, 1913.
To meet opposition of the
Democrats to the confirmation
of President Taft's appointments.
Republican Senators have held a
caucus, and decided to do all ; need is improved farming meth-i Washington hfe will be-
they can to keep the Senate it ods. and that we are fast ajcome a Yale College professor
executive session for considera- ! preaching a point where we;witha comfortable salary, and
tionof nominations, thus foicing shall have to import our food-! may fe(.i a,ntent to lead a quiet
the Democrats to keep up a fil-tuffs, and be dependent upon:jjftL not the "simple" life adopt
ibuster until the end of the ses-; other countries for what we eat, Lj predecessor
sion on March 4.
According to the plan of hear-1
1 licimr mnsidi'VPil pcht'di:! hv
j schedule. Nearly all the wit-
nessea who have testified admit
the necessity of tariif revision:
I ;i v ill A , 1 1 - f 1 1 1 . President
!!. Kdii r, iiv -Prix-iMi-nt
L. S. .I'.srplt. (..a'iilT
Accounts of individuals, business firms and corp'-ralions
solicited. Interest on Time Deposits aad Savir.js
Accounts at rate of 4 per cent per annum
GFFiCE ROOKS A?i3 SAFETY
f- s )
We Pay 4 Per Cent on TiiSe -4
Per Cent on Savings
Modest Interest on all Dspossts
Come, see us Ce convinced We
! but claim that any reduction of
i duty on their particular articles
; wouid result in reductions in
'wages and the closing of some
Representatives of stei 1 indus-
tries say there should be no re-
duction on metals, although it
' may be well io reduce cctten and
! wool schedules.
Representatives of wool and
cotton industries claim that r.o
1 reduction on these labric
! vrenuuuui m cuunui ine
oe,n lur luu Ul
The presence of the President
of the united States at a theatre
is always an important event
and for several years it has been
his custom to select Monday
i nights. After the theatre Mr.
! Taft was the guest of honor and
principal speaker at the Southern
Commercial Congress.. lie de-
clared that America's greatest!
i un:ess we ao improve one agri-
! cultural methods.
rni'Ksr'l'trrr frum Ariyonn .( -nvmt I
the electoral votes of that state,
. has been cleared up. Mr. Webb
thought the votes should first be
(1. S S:n mfrsi. A ;t . f'-i-ih 'r
V. ( i(nvni:m. Al. CAt.AtT
U. HrtUTJicrtuan, a r I u j pt.
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f 4 '
COSiT E3XSS FC3 r.LXT
1 1, r .'
V W ffl H, Pi
VXifi Jr u'.'.-2 1 SL
M -!! ? '
51 Si fi f ' n a
will then have your patrcnafe. r
shown to the President-elect,
. and did not know there was a
j time limit for delivering them
! to Congress. Mr. Webb was
'thecniyone of the forty-eight
j messengers "bearing electoral
J votes of the states who aid not.
arrive on time. He is subject to
a fine of $1,00 for each day of
taiainess, out u wul pi-oDably
roc Do imposed.
In previous inaugurations the
President has stood in the cold
! hours, constantly bowinr
and taking off his hat to the
enthusiasts who saluted him as
they passed in the parade. This
year it is planned to inclose a
portion of the stand erected in
front of the White House, for
the President and his family,
with glass, and heat it by elec
tricity. Although March fourth has
usually been stormy and cold,
and though many prominent
men have been made ill, and
not a few have died as the re
sult of exposure at inaugura
tions, yet Congress has done
nothing to provide for holding
the inaugurations later in the
spring when the weather h usu
ally mild and balmy.
As sunn n T'r.-isiinri- Tofr
Dr. Kex E Cunsinjhn
J OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN
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