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Oflqial Oraa of fas Tai-Paysrs-
SATt'HDAY. MAKCII. I ) im.
I'ruiialu i:o Iwuu u :i.e ! !. .-;!.. : v!;ii ;i' aji ! .:..t 1, !.-
Stales ever jumped tutu popularity so al eoiiipcu.atioii on tiint actiiii.1. 1
fudilruly at. did the little town of eompany i lund to take all neeres-(
Circcukbnr. lud., width bos beeu .wry precaution mid make proper!
;rr.--.--. :.! t'in:ijii t il,i
li, ttb (ill ! in j i .-.-!( n nl
of I he plan adopted.
Tliat I'lau. Willi hurdlv any rlianiro. 1 oilier Mali--, cmi!
('i:- 1cr. -ipr!V:d !j-"itri.
l'!1''" k:u:fa-., 'IV n:: ! i:,v.'a
! printed, sud a .':ieia
: vuiiiC'iiR tire
in--, m it? new coi-
ilkt '.'J I ."rat m.i. - t;:.:..:.
vital i-'suij broujir up. b'lt
!r the moment we are ob'iiif."i to
r.nti!!c oiirsiivci !y mention:!!? tlis
ontracior and UilUer,
reutcr of '.lie I'niou.
- "I T t t- . of another to do his duty, thoiij:li it
l ue sine i't niuj: oi i.ii'u
(luiati. the "tattle queen" of Texan,
nr i.i mm ''-vpnr-nin tiprr in rtroiiHti v ; ....
The Letf-l,...!, of South Carolina I ;. . ,.,, ; "fW" ,.., ,1,, ,,,:, y
one employe ou an (.nut of Hie failure . eoniprised two distinct methods, one
Imviii'' tli local records for tbe basis
r iiij-rMt nifi tliM nllu.r nnt.iilaf !.(
will be held fully liable fr any injury t ..,.,,,,., Ul.ure tUe iniivilnal.
oectirriu;.' through auy defect of road .s w ill be seen Iroiii the accompany.
mx pri liiniuiry report for tbe Matt.1!
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....,,,..., union, .on, mnu-auu H..I- -..,. .... ,,.,.:,,.,: ..
'self cboiild bav- reiiii'dird.
lars tor a State rvhibit at lb AVorid'a
Two (i'riiuin liavc r-.iteil aeun
tion iu .lerualeiu by iiitriKlurin ibe
clcrtrie libt into a new Hil l llotiri-li-inj;
floiir-mill of which tin y are pro
prietor. The building U fituutnl
tlune to the I (fiimwii. gate and ail
joining the itc of Calvary.
of Alabama mid Iowa, the lirst plmi
in:ke it possible to drterniiue with
Tbe variety of the resources of thi
country are oiitantly reccivititf new
ill ul rat ion. Some time njr onyx
wa diMovered in MN'ouri. whic h i
aid to rival tbe Mexican article.
Xow we are told that a lolirc of ala
bater lia! icn discovered at ("anon
.'onre niai'.e an appropriation jcity. Col. The Mpe in -aid to be of
of l,0o0,Oi)0 tor the levee along t!ie lmiiicn.r extent, the clone varying
Miuiwilipi below ( airo and mailt; it from the purc.-t transparent while to
available for immediate u-c. I bis
may Have many iiiillion of dollars.
Our member of the l.ei-!atiire is a
jtood until. He altclnli cbiireh regu
larly every Sunday and read- the
Ikmmiiat every diiy throilh the
everywhere. Remember the price is ! postage just a soon as possible.
only . $1 a year. Sample co)ie or s Financier.
premium catalogue cut trie on a
plication. Addn-ss 77ie JlepiiUir, St.
MIow titronif is the love for liler It
was a well-known physician who
uttered this exclamation. -I ran t
wv.! i r"-prt; jil
proven bv tho census to be the exact rules, but cannot be held for losses to has been successfully carried out. It umns.oulvimtiortaut event- of interest I ereat desirabilitv of obtaiuinif a lc t!it in th futnio h nil! aliuWoo cooiprteot
1 .... I.i. ...I 1 c ari.pkn-.An to nnrlrhiit him
.t he IB
$2.hki. Mr?. King's ranch is w oil h ! thi: I.JHil.lsiM asu tiik kuk. : reasonable accuracy the amount of
c...,,,..u. i i-i v viz. r i - i existing di-M .lunuary 1, 1(90, the rate
$'.100,000. The r i ork lit, one of the " . . ' ,.' . . .
I tif ni!i-re.-t and lh( motive lit ine loan.
nlili'l lrciiiililit-n ioiiriiiilsin lbiscolill-1 .. i ...i . -..- ....M..t .
7 ' ' ... ,. . , .. J""""' '.""..T. " "'" always understand it." he went on
irv roimiit'iiif nn iiir rniiii nun niu iiruvci.'irin nr tiiurr uriUft. , ,
Xegroasf. i The second plan will sho-.v the i f. ne y imlhut-. who is
MVhile we believe the motive of the ' number of per-on, by counli.., in the n,,w .vig the point of death ill one
I f ..a... 1 .. f..... . ' if f l.a Ik.ui.iIoIb II.. .-.. -. ..... -..- 1. I
t . I .. ' :.. .:.. i : l ii 1 1 ' i ."niri' ii umii iniiii,v- nut fun !; uy
end in fioiiie i-uc- a ia;'i: o! pacr. I
the IP 'To fiiic.-j.iiin hi itit
n c l. r
i . ,v. ivV trill,
. Notary Public.-!
Oflcc at tlM 8tar SUble, Sit tatt. Cat)
Rs.id.mce eornr IMeJefica o Bellerle
anAbrATC or not
HIHckm M.'iri .trrft. rwo tloon eoatR rli v . - ui nf ri1.Atrtvp.
P.t OHcr. in 1I M.-.n'...ir,.. the first twe! s-i.mi -
ntwk. ol mrh ipuulh. until mrthr? notice Tirm-Avp rrin rTpnrlran
- tJ-Ail calls ptomptiy aitnw
L. P. RUPP,
and their bimie- free from debt, anil
i the number liavniL' iucuiiibranee
I uiti'd thereon, the amount of such illdebt-
States. in all ijf noble one. these articles ! ediiess. the value of such farms and
will attract iiniver.-al a! lent ion in
Europe. Not that the Timr cares
auy more about the future of tlieuerro
! than those who terroi ize over him in
the Southern States. The animus of
It. Itciisoti ahoou. of I'rcdcrick
town, is a little bird of benriiiff, but
lie gets there all the same, lie has
just captured for a bride a handsome
The Supreme Court at .letfer-on
IVy last Wednesday overnded the
tnotiou for a rehearing ill the u-c ol
Webster Jackson, the Franklin county
murderer, and Jackson must hang.
"I am s Iteinocrat," said (iovenior
Keuator Hill: "1 am an American,"
nid Prophet Cleveland; 'I am an lu
ilecrat." said Senator-elect Kyle; all of
which reminds us of tbe minister who,
in extolling the wonders of creation,
faid: "The same hand that created
the ant made the elephant: the hand
that created me made a daisy.'
... . .
Wednesday morning last (Jovernor
Krancis sent to the House and Senate!
his message relative to the World's!
Fair appropriation. The message re
cites the fact that Missouri, with its
wealth and resources, cannot alford to
lose representation at the fair of all
the nations. He recommends that at
least one hundred and fifty thousand
dollars should be appropriated.
Tbe bill to reiund the direct tax.
to the States w liieh paid it, lias at
last passed both houses of Congress
ami w ill doubtless receive the sigua-
iiirc oi t nc j-rcsiiiuil. the lull is
right. The States in rebellion which
refused to pay the tax should be com
pelled to pay it ii-iw with interest, or
the money should ! refunded to the
Slates which did pay. Congress
adopts the latter alternative.
IJepresenlative Karris, of Pemiscot
eonnty oarfMM4.fi Ilia! part of Lis prison
where his brain is located the other
day in the legislature by offering a
resolution congratulating the country
on the expiration of the Fifty-first
Congress. The idea of an Ignoramus
from the wilds of I'ernicot trying to
play smart in an assemblage of intelli
gent men. A fo!l Democrat is the
biggest fool of all the fools.
It is now Understood that the Mis
souri legislature will pass the bill
requiring the session ads to be pub
lished in the newspapers. That law
is now in force in several other Slates
ud it is a law that is satislactory to
the people of those States. Every
body is supposed to know the law but
everybody does not know the half of
the law on the Statute books In this
Slate and they never will know until
the laws are published in the newspapers.
varioiH colors, and is susceptible of
very high polish. The waste and ;
iiiinrf.r lititilil 1 .'Mil tin Iit1irft III fllC I
' , . . , ., . , the Itntish journal mav be found in
mauulaeture of plaster of Pans ami .. ..
, , ,. ' the following Irom a recent editorial:
hvdraulic cement. ..... . ., . ... .
. - 'Put it is permissible to think that
The Interior Department has acted portion of the active interest which
haisblv toward the Cherokee l,ooln. j a few-Americans are good enough
. to give to the condition of Ireland
crs, whom the troops arc now driving : ,;,,, wcI1 t(P ,llrnP1j t(, the deplorable
from the Cherokee strip. The boom- j al,l alarming state of the black belt,
i rs bad trusted in the despatches lrom "Hatred of the Irish and the fact
Washington w-hifh gave Ihein to tin-that from America the home rule
ilcr land that the negotiation with cause obtains much ol its moral and
the Cbcrokecs for the surrender of ' material support has actuated this
their lands hail been completed and ' crusade and thus lilted up the curtain
that the strip was open to settlers. M that all may get a glimpse of the
They hail made their way in their ! shocking condition of a flairs in the
wagons irom half a dozen Stales, hud j Southern States. Here is a fairspeei
cauiped along the southern border of mrii from one of these letters to the
Kansas, and at last felt authorized to London Timet:
cross over the line and take up the
claims from which they are being
driven. They have endured great
haruships, and must now suffer yet
more. Secretary Noble ought to have '
given notice, some time ago. that the
Cherokee strip w as not open for set
tlement: he ought to have warned the
boomers from crossing the line of the
Indian Territory and taken means to
And here let me say at once, de
liberately ami without hesitation, that
if the racial crimes and outrages in
the Southern States were taking place
in a semi-civililized part of Europe
and were only half as well advertised
as the events in llulgaria were, the
public sentiment of Europe would at
once insist upon anil would within six
months secure reform even at the cost
of war. Such a situation as sullies
the South is a disgrace to the fair
prJvent them from doing so. The ?"" Anglo-Saxon civilization. It
is iioi lor niv to nut-int'i lu uppui tiuu
the blame. Doubtless there are grave
faults on both sides. As an unpreju
diced observer. I can merely declare
generally that the condition of affairs
is not only s scandal, so far as the
I'united States are concerned, but also
a matter of which all civilized
cavalry force that is now engaged in
driving them off the strip would have
bad very light work in preventing
them from going there.
I I.IRHS W4X1F.D.
In an interview with a newspaper
reporter the other day Civil Service
Commissioner, iiooscvclt, said :
Wc have almost as much need of
applicants as from Arkansas. At flic
Missouri examinations last summer
twenty-live men passed our clerkship
examination. Twenty of them have
got their appointments in Washing
ton, all as high as SO.OOO a year. The
few remaining on the list of eligiblcs
have low averages, villi one execptiou.
In the examination for copyists only
one Missourian parsed at 7.1 per cent,
lie has been appointed. I happen to
know that from Missouri both Demo
crats and Ilepublicaus have been ap
pointed and very few men have been
passed by when their grade entitled
them to appointment. There is an
urgent need of high-class male clerks
and copyists from Missouri. ( f those
who pass these examinations well a
good proportion are certain of ap
pointment during the ensuing year.
There is also a tolerable chance for
humanity has cause to be ashamed.
"Ileform even at the cost of a war!
That is the view an unprejudiced ob
server takes of the present condition
of affairs in the Southern States, and
yet w hen the Republican party pro
posed to put an end to some of these
outrages by the simple process of
United States law, traitors enough
within the party were drummed
together to aid the lcueliciaries ol
these outrages to defeat its passage.
A scandal on the United Stales and a
matter of which all humanity has
ciuse to be ashamed! Is it surprising
that foreign newspapers, inimical to
the United States, should thus de
nounce these crimes.' And we are
not obliged to admit that this assault
is made on a very vulnerable point, a
point made still weaker by the failure
I to pass the Federal Elections bill? Is
not the irony of the Times well ap
plied when it alludes to the interest
wc take in the affairs of unhappy Ire
land? And will not the Pussian
hisrh-crade female cofvisfs from Mi
souri. Missouri, under the new ecu-! j"urn!,!s "'I'l"-rt the act ion of the
sn. Join immml a ; ..... 'Czar as rc.pects tlic Jew and Si
that it stands amona the Slates w hich i1" """ H'tiea! prisoners be able to
will be reached earliest for cerliliea- U'"iu wi!h ,I' ri-i"u l'c unhappy
A spasm of virtue has broken out
among the Solous of Minnesota, as evi
denced by the measure introduced in
the Stale Senate by Senator Hale.
which prohibits the appearauee on
any stage, or in any public place, of
actresses dressed in tights, and also a
resolution passed by the Citv Coun
ril of Maukato, directing the police lo
tear down all bill-board pictures which
in any way approached the obscene.
Another instance of the same orher is
also found in the i.etion of the Wyom
ing legislature protesting against the
nude figure of Liberty which appears
on the State seal.
People are not very much alarmed
any more when the dispatches hint of
renewed preparation for war over in
Europe. For several years past this
ha been the burden of the song on
me came anil now when it rattles off
the words that tho German Kaiser is
nurrying up tho manufacture of
smokeless powder, that he has em
ployed Iwo hundred extra powder
Workers at Spandan, and is pushing
military preparations w ith an earnest
ness not known lor years, the people
yawn and gently repeat beneath their
breath the magic word "chestnut."
Wc are glad of course, that war docs
The next examinations in Missouri
are at Springlield. March 24: Kan-as
City, .March JH; Moberly. April 1 ; St.
Louis, April 3.
Commissioner R snevelt went on to
say that Iowa, like Missouri could
find places for high-grade male clerks
I.riIK(.ATIOX AFKf TIX TR tDl;,
It will he welcome news to invest
ors everywhere that the Farmers'
Alliance party has been defeated on
one issue in at least one Western
State. Kansas fortunately has an
intelligent railroad commission which
has stood out even at the cost of its
own popularity against the outrage
ous demands that have been made by
the farmers. Its members have never
beeu accused of venality, and they
have had the courage to point out the
circumstances which made the cost of
operating railroads in Kansas greater
than iu the East or even in Iowa. In
spite of this a maximum rate bill has
beeu passed by the House, and there
was a division on party lines, the
issue being honesty or dishonesty.
The Alliance members voted solidly
for the bill, and the Republicans and
the Democrats stood solidly together
against it. Thus is the Alliance re
cognized as a new- party in favor of
con Iim at ion and against internal
Put the same Legislature has under
taken to drive capital out of the
State in another wav. Utterly disre-
negro of the South?
"On one pointy however, the 7i"jc
investigator has made a mistake, and
he would have done well to wait for
the population figure of l:io. Tin
notion that the negro population w ill
soon be in excess of the while is a
fiction. It had its origin from the
fact that the census of 1S70 was so
badly taken in the South that the cen
sus of 1.sh(j showed an abnormai in
crease between I70 and 1880. It is
probable thai the eleventh census will
show an increase of -'S per cent, in the
white population and about Hi per
ccut. iu the colored. Kilucation is
spreading in the Southern Mates, aud
all that is needed is a proper regard
tor the law to improve conditions,
both political and social. To say that
a rat e that acted as humanely during
the war, earing for the wives and
children and property ol their owners
while they went out. to light against
their slaves' emancipation, have since
developed into a Rice of brutish beasts
is wickedly false. There is no danger,
no peril, no chronic disorder in the
South to-day that cannot be remedied
by an enforcement of a just and
righeous law by the federal govern
other facts of minor importance.
Thee two iinpiirics combined will
throw light upon the whole ij nest ion
of mortgage indebtedness, and will
form a ba-is for subseipieut investi
gations that w ill probably yield more
exact anil satisfactory results.
The only bulletin thus far issued by
the Ceu.-us Office in regard to this
matter is the ouc mentioned above,
regarding the States of Alabama and
Iowa. The results of the inquiries in
those Slates may be suuuiuirized
briefly as follows :
Total real estate mortgage bebt iu
force Jauuary 1, lssti, in Alabama
39.trJ7.9-''. in Iow a 1 39,03 4,9.'7.
Per capita mortgage debt in Ala
bama $:. in Iowa $101. Number of
acres mortgaged iu Alabama 1,714.1-1).
or A.3 per i cut., in Iowa 3,"J4t.,4:l-J or
9.1 per cent.
The average life of mortgages is in
Alabama -.73 year;, and iu Iowa 1.9;!
The interest charges vary so much
from 1 to 40 per cent, in Alabama
and from 1 to -0 per cent, in Iowa
that it is impossible at present to
compute the average rate of interest.
One of the most valuable portions
ol the inquiry was that instituted in
to the motive ot the mortgage. It
was found that almost everywhere
more than 90 per cent, of the indebt
edness was incurred for the purchase
of the property. A very large pro
portion ol the debts contracted, too.
were city lots, even in Iowa, which is
one of the most purely agricultural
States iu the Union. Of the $199.
000,000 of mortgage indebtedness
there 50.ti00,000, or one-fourth, was
contracted upon city lots: leaving
only $11Q.0ii.0ii0 on suburban and
As has been said, Iowa is one of
flic most purely agricultural States.
It is a State hardly an acre of which
is unavailable for farming or grazing.
It is well settled. Therefore, the fact
that only 9 per cent, of its laud arc
incumbered by mortgages at all is ex
ceedingly eucoiiragiug. If ouly one
tcuth of the laruis ot Iowa are mort
gaged. II docs not seem probable that
mortgages w ill be found upon a very j
much larger proportion of I he lands!
iu other Western Stales: while, as for!
the Southern Slates, the statistics of
Alabama go to show that the mort
gage burden th ?rc is even lighter
than it is in the Northwest.
The people of Seott county are
happy because id the fact that their
representative in the legislature has
secured for them a bill regulating the
freight charges on watermelon-. The
people of -ipe (iirarileau count v .vre
ill-.ev, i e happy because of the tact that
tlii ir reprc-i v'a'ite has kept his
a rsilway train a day or two ago and
was brought in unconscious, his head
staved in, four ribs broken and both
legs crushed to a jelly. And yet he
is frantic at the thought of the near
end of his miserable existence. lie
has no lamily dependent upon him,
and seems to hare no ties of anv
character to bind him to life. If he
recovers he will be a helpless, useless,
cripple, dependent upon charity, and
as he is an unlettered laborer he
can have none of the pleasures of the
imagination and the intellect. What
has he lo live for? And yet his de
sire to live is pitifully, strong.
tin. Shrrmna Nqaelrtat-4 Una.
Mr. Jacob Zouk savs the death of
(ieu. Sherman vividly recalls to his
mind an iucident that happened at
l.i Porte in the fall of 1867. Gen.
Sherman passed through there, and
before the train arrived the news
spread all through the city that he
was coming. The consequence was
that a large crowd gathered at the
depot. When the train pulled in, it
was seen that in the Sherman coach
ihe blinds ou the side next to tbe
depot were all closed. The crowd
surged around to the other side, and
catching sight of a man with his
back toward the window began yell
ing at him. Presently tho window
was opened, anil Gen. Sherman stick
ing his head out. asked what thev
w auled. Mr. Zook was well in front
and cried out as loud as he could, "A
-pcech, a speech!" The general looked
at the crowd a moment, and then said:
-Where were all you fellows when
the last draft was made?" Gen. Sher
man had been told that when the last
draft, was made not an able-bodied
man could be found in Laporte. Mr.
Zook says the crowd was completely
squelched, and the sarcastic old war
rior wan permitted to go on his way
in peace. Klkhiirl. lud., Hteicir.
tf ANY FORM
It baf been tn use many year. .nit ha.
' proTcl Infallihls In every cue, from slinpi.)
I Pimple uDd Riinr2iejtnnt!)efarpfind.Sar0
t.yciia lo nottuute Eczema, Tetter ana
TtfflTilflTi ciriMD r:i?ru'riJirs
F..rmiTly of lnll!c, ".'.l.
m- K 1 T1- . J .KJ CWl .
mt? 'i rnsrrn rMnRL.a.TLaifcS'
i " rr - 1 .
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AtlMt RS. nuisi; Toi l! I'ltolH I'E An !
Soli Sru&lcts. 60 cts. per Box.
0cud for Treat i e oa Ski a Diseases aad
VCTtiZratcs of Care.
tiKT Wi ll HoNKi WOIM'II.
Kotice to Contractors;
JitHiw in hrtt-bT privro that th HDleipnfl
Roa'l unit i:riii.'t'oiiiini.4"iiiT tf imr-l)-au
r.uiniy Missouri, will, mt S-atimlaf,
Mar.-hitii. lsil. at Ii rVW-k M lit crtrart
fur thr Tvj.sir of the north iiT of the bri-lc
m-r Whit H'at'-r nt-ar White Wattr Mati.-.i.
sail ri'air nvi?l9ti of taking diwn ami re
tilfwinir t-at iicr or by rrpamtiK said pir with
nnt taking it ttowit. .'fan and ae.ittratioDS
furuitlied ua the lay f 1-ttinjf .
I. M. fk-an,
Koad A ltri'I(fe Coiumipsiourr
February 11th, K1.
Trustee's Sale of Heal Estate.
V MIMfKA!, Jos'Mi TidwrHl and KonUft
Klcti Ti-lwt lK tiiw.fr, the coo.ity of
raiM i;imril"i'.i. and statrftf Slif.Mti.ri. hv their
certain dt-ed ftru. datttl the iir-t day of
Ifc-ceiii'M-r. eUiittdi hundred and eitMy-.eve:i,
and recorded in the Recorder's n0ke of the
county of Caie UirarJeau, in nook O, of TnieU
and Morttearei, on patee three hundred and
thirtT-four comreved tn trust to I Cooper
11 itt the follow inj: described real estate, situate,
Ivinr aid iw-.i.fc in the eountv of Cape Uirar
dian and State f Minoori to-wit:
All of the northwest -itiarter of the south
east quarter (M and the southwest quarter 4)
or the northea-t qnarter C4 all in wrtVii
tMrtv-twofrfc:) in towiihi twentv-nine () In
r intfeelereu (11) east, coutaiuiiig eighty H'J
And. whereas, said note has lona; since be
come due and pnvable according to the true
tenor, date and edectof said note, aud renuaus
unpaid: and. . .
Whereat, br the conditions of said deed of
trnft. It is a'lM agreed that in case of the
absenee, death, refusal to act, or disability in
anvwie of the tru-t.-e, I. Coom Hitt, to
carry oat the proviciona of this deed of tnirt,
then the ithen art in t-heriff of Cape Girardeau
e untv. Missouri, at the request of the lexal
b ddef of feaid note, may proceed to sell the
,in-'i, in accordance
roierty hereinbefore describe
r.tn Mud deed of trout: ami.
It 1 iiiih' a Mti'ly to rend over the
list of prfM.'iils at soint oi tiie -swell"
wrtMiiigi. Wltal wouM nr fort fatli
rrs think if they toiild return to earth
aud take an invoice of these limrrels
of tveallh aud the jeweler- art. Mow
their eve would ticfc nut at fhn it'hl
nif i.inr lc
of a diamond .-tilddird hllltoil hole: a I -"tli. :!. ;n
Wnerea. Ihe said I. Cooper Hitt, trustee
aforesaid, has departed the lite, now t&ere
fure, I, Aairuft Itierwirth, Sherifl of the county
of Ca Girardeau, Missouri, at the Teqnett of
the lecal holder ol ha-d note, and by Tirtae of
Ihe power and authority in this emenrency In
me vested v naid deed of trnnt, and parous Tit
to the pruvibious of said deed of trust, I will,
Saturday, the Fourteenth Day of
March A. D. 111,
Betweert the honn of nine o'chfck In the fore
noon and live o'clock In th after: KHm of that
lav. at the conrt hou-e dr, ii the city of
t a'pMairardean. county of Cae (iirardean. ani
Sttof MiSHouri, proceed to r el I the haid de
snlied r al e?ate. at ptiMic vendue, to the
higher.) hiildt-r, lr ca-h in hand . to riiti-tfy lid
note a:.d e&rei.M of eecntinir th't d- e.1 cl
tru-t Al fit l IUKKWI1MII.
fjlu:tT Pin riff of Caic Girardeau cor.nty. M .
Notice i hen bv iciven, that a nieetin;
st'- khol l-rti t l'ie 4.aK .it:irit an v -em
lta:iw.y Company, will take pla-e at the
iTe'-'Tlll t.li.ren of f-ai'l roTUIiS'i'V . ie t'n' c;-v
mr i.-faii. Mi-M;iri. satn-.' . A, ril
order to rvhiiiit t-tV: s.i.et-:.ln'l.i. r
lOOtU. Drii-h Willi Ii.iuille an l bark ; Miiiim . i..iiai i t .l-n' r.4tt:oii-oi..tatrd br d.
Mi-un-l bv mortirJice m the fatd rd in that
Keltulf .! it? proi.-! extennion, a.d bra-eh'-s
tin! mav he aeqnired. fr the piirf-o e dr'
releiiiiijr ire.-tit out star dine boi'd. etin
pilihin fie fli.ilitiiiir deltt of the Company, ex
tend. in Ihe roiid and aei;nirinif bra;n-h r.adi.
and ir v.-rallv tram ;tct rueh oliter huiiies1 a
iiiaj cne Wf reriid mette
tvordTof llar! et I'lC-tor .f eai'! ciu
pa'.y. I- IUU k, 1'rtideiit.
.1 Albf rt lI.Wkij.. N-er tar .
We at irire that
WARREN & SOX.
Opposite Wiinliviuit llonk.
l.. W. 51 1 1.LEIt, Prop'r.
Indtjiendfiire $tret, Cajte Girar
Flnr Winn. Whlfliiwi. BraiidlM trot CTTI.
Hrllrair'ncrti-bratiHl Whisky alw.v.on liand.
Vrrsli It. .! av. 011 tap.
fJ-k'inwr Lnocli every morning. m23
i For all dix asn and clrformHir, of
EYE AND LAn.
X3T AKTinrlAl. Kl IXsKHTlD.
Office over Uillrr A Wilmm'a Iirog Ston,
CAI'K UIKAKPKAir. MO.
- SCOTT'S -
An tier luuepenuoncc Mrafso,
Iat der PlaU wo Ihr la elniicer Stnude die
Beste Mahizsit fuer 25 Cts.
rfIrT seho-uste und r- hdichste Platz in der
9iaut. Aunuor uou oenucni luien.
M, A. SCOTT,
CAPE (JIUAICnEAi;. MO
Corner IndopcnJonce and tprigg Sts.
CAPE GIRAHDEAl". MO.
A reinilar gradnatr, holding a diploma.
Thirty yeara aoccesaful practice.
LJ-Will anawcr all call,, da, or night.
(nth sb'it ami not
The collection of Ftati-tirs com-orn-
ing individual imlcliloilness is one of
the most difficult tasks ever attempt
ed. It is one that is absolutely neces
sary, however, iu determinin'T the
general state of prosperity of a peo
ple. For a long time past it lias been
alleged that in many parts ol the
country a majority of the real estate.
Two Vlf w r It.
A ;cii!lriiiHit representing nn
English firm went to Wasliiiiirtim a
few days ago for the purpose of con
sulting Major Mclviuley and oilier
statesmen as to the probabilities ol
the re-ieal of the McKiuley bill. The
firm he represented is contemplating
the removal of part ot its manu
facturing plant to the I'uitcd States,
which will employ a large amount of
laboraud 3,0"0,000 of capital. If the
hill was likely to be soon repealed no
attempt to establish the industry wouM
he made. The gentleman was told by
Major Mi Kinley that the law would
certainly remain for live or six yeprs.
aud that every new industry sin-h as
the (inn he represented proposed to
establish would give additional stabil
ity to the present tariff. Emm the
Ohio statesman he went to a well
known HemoerMtie inrmht-r ol' emi
gres and put the same ijncstiou. The
answer was prompt and to the point:
"My advice is, don't do it You will I
sparkling iu all the glory of $."i.0i0
worth of diamonds and pearls would
cause their hair to iinkink ilselt. One
of these many gifts represents enough
money to have lifted the mortgage on
the old home or have sent Tom and
Hill to college in the good old days
lD you suppose our great grand
mothers would take delight in such
prinn ly baubles. Not a bit of it.
They would take Ihe oiii ilv:-r Mignr i
ir.-ule an a-s ofibo-.v! or rake dish and the hill" dozen I
lea spoons every time. And do these
simple old relies not have a di'pcr
meaning on lis? We often count over !
the old battered spoons v. hii h were
grandmother's and think of the time
whi n love was young. Hut the world
grows vainer and vainer in its old
age oh vnnitv. vanifr !
Shcrifi's Bale ot School Land.
BY rirtne and antltnritv nf an ..TdT of the
County 1 onrt of rape liiranloan eimitr.
in the stnts of Misfonri. made on tlie gtxtt enth
.In of t--iTm!i-r. ritr!ite!i hutnlrfd aid nini'tv.
I. :h n -1 r ',':.i.l sit.-rff ol apo ;irnrilrau
l-.u..:j. i'i :l:r Slale ol Mir.-iuri, will, o.i
Tuvd.iy, tbe fifth lay or May. IS'91.
AI tlie Foul h door of the court tlouap f; th,. stT
of .larkfutu. in the count, of l'nr liirunii an.
J. M. MORRISON,
OF ALL KIDS,
Spanish Street. Cape i.iranleau, Mo
I will furnith pine joffitH and all rouph lumber
firSl."-K-r 1,(mi any wlH-re in the city limit.
Flooring ami criliug chearer tlian ever aohl ie
the citv. Jo not bur until you get mT rierf
tyliemcmbrr 110 Urtmnce on my lumber.
BBOAIIWAY AND WALNUT ST.,
First-CIiss in All Its Apulmenti.
American or European Plan
r-Slecial rate giren V arU.-f-3
200 Rooms. 200
TIKIS. J. Jtll.l.tK. Proprieter.
"FERD t jpp, & sou,
Caps Girardsaa Keat Martct,
IiKifprnJrticr street. fKenl l.;r.p'o,JManl.)
i Al'h iilU KIKAt, . ,MO.
U'l. . ........1 . .. .k.... KA'e. k.
tii nicwi int at murk- i.i citv. 1 ustt:iif-rv . A ira-iuar.
hie rest : nr-;? tint U.v til art the t-r- ht-st - "
f moat aiI n tie tltvl tn rtn.-it
Krh Meat auif SacwM?ei nl all k.A 09
and at all tiutes.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, :-: MO.
HA rTivel hi Hj'rin? a'.d n
of mi. nn i rmit ts his fri-:
J02N FR21TZSL 4? 0..
Repatrfng: Neatfr Porte.
CAPE GlUAKDEAl". UlisSOURt
JOnN ST. AVIT,
Spanlsb Strec. re.ond door from Tndf peoaV
qc. dieapJt UuuuM Id tbe city for
Qusensware and Glassware
Aad will pay ilia H fhcj Market Pric for
He aoOclta a abar of public patrooajre.
flare Adopted the
And M now maVlrur Flour that eu not bal
CxcaMed by any ml It in the 00. in try. A trial
of the Holler I'rncms Fl iur will coarince mat
Judge of Good Flour that it u9 superior to any
GIVE IT A TRIAL.
F. W. POTT, Proprietor.
Cape Girardeau. Mo.
Cape City Roller Mills.
Latest Improyed Eol!er Process.
Having aloited tbe Roller PmcefiK. we ar
now prfarcl to matr flour of the nneat tcrmim.
A trial of nnr K"lh-r I'mci l-Umr mill con
viucv you that it te the best Flour niate.
UlM: I k A TRIAL
STEtrt BROS., Prop'rs.
ilP-S. W. SCHRADf R.
3lit-wiii in 4.
with hot-oR. of th St. Tenia
iitf-. a t th c-iiy T3'!rat
.'"rr'ra Il iiM nee n
: il;."rr. tai-iof .H.itfc atrrrt
ii miner htork
Is .) ( n,.
tomtrs to call an-1 t-xamine ln stm-k. as it 1
the lliie-t evr lrnKht to th: citr. .al,'lnr
-)-tio:i while the tocfc ia lull." ron.ph t' aui
K!uH matlr toorhr on short DOfc aiT! r
any t7letlrircl. f bthtt
VJI'WI AL fp tli
" H f"aie lairnnjcait
ul bnM.iii- ilu n-ttim rut t!.si k and
a-k t .iir Ialrvf3jc f-r ibecf-mi; y m-i-cj.
I am firef..'.n1 to eh an. r h r ai it Tt-j air )
!! al ;.. th ipei.'r wttr in tK 1 1 1 rn au
m t. Ao I am :'f a 1. .vit . ,u thit I rt ii .
shall 51 vi- fati(nctio(l. Vit aM):iT me a call.
o. in the f--r-r..K-: a;-rt iito o'clock iu the
a!liTiMn of that tlav ai.rt (iynity the M-s-i-n if
in ..irrnn iu:t r 1 aiw uiraMran conntr.
;om for ale V.tr l.tlh.wii i- fh-riln-tl real ?!-
t::-, Mtunti. li.,a. l hijtijr hi the muty of
:ilt- utrwrm nn. t:.T - .iM'mn, lo-Wli:
in- hu-i'lr'-l a.rl nixtv Ii.-'ij am?, theimrtk
eat iiuarti r: eichtv I ') men, the i.orth hall
of tin- wutht-at inwt-T. wi 'ichtv j-wij aer.K.
thi i n t I alf uf ihr wn;ttiwrt ijn4rter. ail in
mi-t. ui ixt'-en towi.hhip twcitv-ninc I'JJtJ,
north of miifr.-.l, i-n (J) st. wl-i. h land it
to l.i- 'M at crli.Ml laml ln-ioii(ri 11? to t'onirri'f-
.-i-.nal lott lishtfi I ' illt V lit 'H i"-'!. T oTTli of
ra ice f i t.'ti (111 cat. a;..l hhnll iwt ! holil for
partnership hrri'twfurc rxiMiri"' be- twenty-iive cents
Inocn tlu iiinU'r.-iti (I uii(l rihe linn
r to 1 h.tiT-
Xotirc Is hcri-bv "ivt-ii Hint tlic r-
iiamp of Slfinlinrli & Sfilrr. was mi
tlic lirst day of Fel.niary, ixftl. li.s
solved liv iiiiiIiihI ronsoiit. II. Sti'in-
Imfli contintiPM business at the old
place of business on Harmony street
mid Win. toiler takes charge ol the
business house on JIain street.
We arc beginni:.g to thiuk that the
I nited State is rertainly the greatest
place on the face of the earth, and do
hot teel surprised at anything we hear
nowadays. A few days ago we read
of a man who proposed to produce
artificial eggs al about three cent a
dozen, with a rebate of 10 per cent.
lor the return of emptv shells. Xow
comes tbe intclliirenee read it Iow.
Jlcae that a farmer out in Iowa
while digging a ell struck a vein of
natural cheese, which, on being
analyzed by chemists, proved to be
composed of all the ingredients of the
manufactured product. Wc refrain
from anv further comment, in view of
tbe boundless possibilities opened up
b thin discovery.
scud wealth into other
and especially nearlv all the fai-min.'
.... ... . "
niuius iu ouMuimon, wuicu spe- iad, was mortgaged "up to the hilt,"
cilically provides against tbe violation and that all the people could make bv ! Wor aud
ol contracts, it has undertaken for j agricultural industry went toward the 1 channels JVcw York Press.
the purpose of taxation to declare j payment of interest, which, iu many
that any note, bond or mortgage shall i eaes, was usurious,
be uneollectable iu the State unless j The statistics gathered during the
stamped by the assessors for the pur- (mouth of June last bv the Inited
jiose of taxation. The first effect of states census enumerators in relation
this will be to stop all investments of ; to this matter of mortgage indebted-
Ir Cheaper Poftlnare.
I'ostiiiastor tieueral Wanamaker is
best situated to know whether the
I'o-t Oliice Department is in a posi
tion to favorably consider the adop
tion of a lc tier ounce letter nostnore.
make a mistake it you do. We pro- bis last report for the fiscal year
pose 10 npeai iuhi law next sessiou. ending June 3". 1890. he reiterates
and expect to get the bill through the tbe recommendation be made in his
Senate. A Ilepublican President may preceding report to the effect that a
preeni ii, out in tue House we could U. It.tl,.r postage ollj, to ro,.eive im
pass it over his veto." J ,11(.,iiate adaption. This whole qucs-
..err we uae ine mo views ot it. lion is one of expediency ou the part
...e ... puoaeau view, wuicu says en- 0f tbe Covermcut. aud us Mr. Wana.
t.....uf!. -..li r,.ri.se.unersiiyiaoorau.i maker declares after a lougstudv of
..ring neann into mis cUaimcL The the subject that it i. expedient, let us
Democratic view, which discourages by all means have ft lc nostaac riifbt
enterprise, curtails the avenues of'awav. So lonu-as it is .le.i,l.,l tL.
money in tbe Mate, ami, secondly, to . ness are, therefore, of the highest
enforce the immediate collection of all interest aud value. They form the
outstanding obligations. Notes that largest and most accurate body of
might have beeu extended will be
pushed for collection. Mortgages
that might have stood will be foreclosed.
The Nebraska Legislature has also
! Papers a Week lar a Rollar
no particular loss to
mailt could occur,
such a law is put
tiou the better for
edition of the ! community. C'ertaiulv
St. Louis Kejiitlilir has been received
Teiims or Sale:
Till- I'lirrluisi r lo ptve IiomI with KOd and
siiiliri:t ,'i-iirily. layal'lr oui -ar ai'UTlatr
tt t as- lirarl-au rngiitv. lor'th. useofthe
i-ihaluttts of roiiKTsssimia! T.wnihip Twsn-ly-nii.r.
miKr ren (II). whlrh burnt
shall lM-ar intrst at tlit ratr of ten ier cent.
Mr amiuin until pai'l.
;ifn uihI,t my haml this twenty-asTenth
ilav uf Feliraary, lil.
febinss sheriff ol caps tirardao Coontr.
TKsT H.I.' Mai i s-rsrt. M-Xt
" !..! " sra .1
Thslst t,ra!:.l. nr.r:rs V.Ti-kr. fi s iir.rt
rl a: il iiativc- U u.rs Lia cw..i.latK 1.11
Laevr IWT. fnsh a .l root always o;. tr.p.
The r, l.-!irnTi l lira.N r.T k". r. o'.l OM
Orove mhislLifs. tin lH-st in tli.- r. ark-t.
A i.nx!i.l artirls ol trr-i-.t Whit-kT at Fra
ona.iif prict-a. Inil
Real Estate For Sale.
One 5 room 2-slory residence.
Two 4 room 1-story residences.
Oue 7 room 1-story brick tenant.
One 3 room 1-story frame tenant.
One 2 room 1-story frame tenant.
10-acrcout lot on Good Hope Street.
40 acres 3 miles from city.
40 acres 7 miles from city.
26 acres with 4 room house.
Fine stock farm, 820 acres, 5,' miles
troiu city on good road.
Any part of this property will be
old for one-half cash, balance on time
to suit purchaser.
For full particulars call on
.1. M. MORCISOX,
I ape (iirardean, Mo.
( Feed Store, Spanish St.)
GILBERT H. WILSON,
(SrCCE-)v-R Tit !l ATTO; SEIHKI.T.)
flX TIIK l.KVfcE,
CAPK GIKAKIKAl MISSOIKI.
kkkps a yvll line ok
Statle and Fancy
tiiTes iarticnlar attention to the t-hipping
ami recciriiiKr In-titht a?Ki yooita of all kin'ln.
ntMTerai vt-ars t-xiN-rt-ncr in thi buines
mill enahle him to (hve Fatiraction t all
patrons, lie also tec) a awrtmnt of
pra" ana oin-r neii lie elicit- anI will
ernlfavoT to merit the liberal patn:;a?e ol this
A pwnslilct of tnfornatln!! aM as tfsaw
VV itras.-t of th. I..9,bjwinic ll-.w t. ej
Obtain ISatrnta. Carcali, Irwde 4"2W
V. alarka. Coprnahta. are h.iX-jff
VaV Uta MtIMM W.yjSjT'
I nlAnn .Ttt i
7 . . s..io nn Th Th Mton i
Blti BAKliAIN.S AT
II. A. LEHER'S
LAHGRfTttoek and cheapest house tu ftoattt
Roofing and Guttering.
A'APE GIRAKUEAU. WtWOrRI
figures yet collected on this subject
The Superintendent of the Census
The agents of the Census Office
have, as a matter of fact, overhauled
passed an act fixing two cents a mile i thc recJs '? cvery Sta,e, and Terri-
tU r.asti.nnati M. 1 . , . lUi?. 1 Ul' Jl V 11 U UU UVfTW-
r-s. . ,uu 'e.r...iuS ;b8ckan(,OI1 foo, lhrongn (ie most
the common law by making all com-1 spar-selv settled districts of our vast
panies responsible lor injuries to em- j domain in search of mortgages, and
ployes. It is a well settled principle : have done ,1)C'.r work tboroughly
oriawtDatttiecmp oye entenngtnto. li)c hl M a.-hington, as a result of ! ,be tbcaI,e wwkl-r' fining the
u'""m' "urvau company u. ,livir ialor lbe sustractg o al,out news facilities or the former, with the
aware ol the hazardous character, of J nine million mortgages. Some months advantages and attractions of tbe lat-
with universal and enthusiastic, favor.
It permaneutly takes the place of thc
weekly Republic and is furnished to
subscribers at the same low price of
$1 a year. Two pnpt r, of at least six
pages each, arc mailed every week, on
Tuesdays and Fridays. All of the
literary, agricultural and other feat
ures which have made the weekly
Republic so popular as a home and
family journal arc retained, while the
news of thc day is given at least half
a week earlier than it can be pro
cured from any weekly paper. It is
in fact, a semi-weekly, at thc price of
St. Louis and New Orleans
.Mail Lino Steamers.
of this kind would greatly redound
t.i our Postmaster (Jelieral's honor
and prove a pretty large monument
of pleasant recollect ions in bis behalf,
lie is a snrierior hnsim... mn .ml
tue general recognition of that fact
associated with about every letter
thai is to be written, would prove as
agreeable a homage as is ordinarly
Everybody ought to read Mr.
U'auamaker's last report; it is a very
interesting book, aud filled with in
formation such as evcrv citizen
should thoroughly comprehend. Jle
makes many useful suggestions, be
sides etol.itniiiir ituinv mnttors trhlK
....... .. . ..! foot of Llnsti.nt sjtrwt
are piiunsuea in no omer snapc. If John a. scrnrtKB
wc ronld spsre the spare we wonM ' T.nw. C. 7....Lr. Ptar,.
fitrof St. Txiols
citv of Nt-w i iran. .
t ity of Katon Uone .
city ol M';irc
Citv ort aipi
I ity of VicfcsUlTKh. ..
Citv of lnvi.rnct . .
i.itv of IMta
mn nni are or
SADDLES A XD CORAHS.
Aud all other velii. !(.
I guarantee all my w.rrk flrat-claM and
pricea aa hm an anr house In the citv. I
anow the iarret and bent line of Bl'UUIK and
t AUTS in town, a: U imarai toe ererrthiuK aoM
by me In that line. Before purchanlnfr In mj
mir mr iw a can ana convince joanelf.
Corner Harmony and aud confer slain
and if armour atreeta.
unrj t--r hhiiiiWmh rrHtklMaUtt. T,
MratM d..r but 4n M.itr fro nth oKrtrtit
J atnl AjatrLl
ir-a. aT r..,
i(-Ui5 dbhI bwuviab!-. lb4 ol
1 In il
IB ata Itu aarh I .a- I. 1
a fu .nak rfT'in itm , ,B v ri.k.. fM tmn oVi
f apM B-jMuia. B jtu tiaar t iIm rrk. Tbaa is mn
.t.ra.r arw ImJlvI I rtoas wcaxl.rfal aawcaaa I rr-r aakff.
tinwrra r e-rnina; IV. rm f t(t f M) m, HBnM
vartrra liul rrtea. rmc rkm.tk h ran.
.aa.nl and I4-h J
1 K I 1. V CO., ALSIIII. liUI.
"'C fcn ham h mmr C
worai m m, bf A ana raaa. Aaatia,
-w, mum r'i, iauvm, nata.
nt. Uilaara aw aawlt Why
yml nwm ram ear HM.M
aowik. Tn raa. m ilk wart. m4 I1t
fii"'" at ally rvalue rVaas art
aaiT.aiiiM. aaw aaj aaw
mA Man . aa wark km apara ttaae
r kit ih. flaa. hi? mw U wark-
. Par-rr- aMfMtia iMaftf ttM:
II. H alletf At ' Ui .( f--rUa1, af mi
J7T r-. w
FOR MEGJ ONLY!
s i u.o XJI.JJll.Li a i
Wtvlum. of Boly and Uimi. T.iKti
lol AA.IOODnall RmI u.-..-Z"&
t--rk-1tR. K, CSDLTlLOPCDOU.AYtapABTSuf OOT.
-la O'Xpal. Maater.
j . tancr. .ia.wr.
II K. itivbv, Slahter.
Beti MowaWl, !aT-r.
A. . l.iriitneT. Maater.
I. 4. Whitlflk-w, MatT.
..Geo. tndl, Ma-ter.
.C. K. .eiicler, MKi r.
eo Kacr. Mater.
Ceavet. Iui for t. Jf-rh, Kotiney. Wa
tn,roof. Natchez, Karon .--ara, I (at in lionire
ami Nfwrrlcan, Wt-utieatlaa and atuniavs.
at . o'clock p
Iare M. Iui9 for Cane Girarlaii
Memtihiii. Helena. reiivilt
ami vickabcrr. Tneartava, Tbiula. aiidftat
A rfc an. a Cy,
urlav, at o'clock p.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
p-TS at alt tlmmi, the hithrat market price
j ,. 1 ' "iw Corn Manafarini.
and iwllaat wh..sals and retail, mider roll
rnarant, thi foUoviua brauiia ot Flonr
KEX CA-PE-UA, : : IUtijct
PELICAN'. : : : , .. '
li'&Z'r"VAUY' Ex" F.kct.
KEN of the CAPK.
I. X. L.. : : : : j-. VCT
CEKEOLA. : : : :
f??-m t V J.' -t
i-i-,.,Tro...S. av,k o a. RraW.
r m; - rnaa aa katk, Lai wa ean
m 'w a oa- mt in aurt. ant) a.. sa ,o M
" "-. ! mgm. immmrmmrtmt
wfri. a IM CiVmiMr. it haoaa r'
iff H omt tlM,' , ai. -aata m; to
w -laik. Ail k. 4. real w M fa-:
arrrr 'r. W alart oa. faralaMaa;
I'AKTIf lLAh yS.)t. ArktraMataaaa-
anuoa co.. ruaTLAia, i,ui.
ThnrMlavs. at 4 p.
Company's ' "Die at .t. Ixnia on V. liarfls.at,
in. , hamlaya at Hi a
S. S- HARRIS. I 'M
Physcan and Surgeon.jW. L. DOUGLAS