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I ertli el llarinoiiv). at Vl's k a m . a laiw
a.iiomil or liousehol.l ami kit-In." mnilta;. ami
,.,. coml mllrh cow wilh youuir cair Titiiis
T....I. known on ilay l i.alc. hn-ni liaritains
at tlili Mir Krmikhics STormKiiBn .
Harmony street, near the Opera 1 louse.
J.'nKsm P.MNTKII. UKroRATUR ASK
OltNAMKN 1" A I. I'AI'KI, IIANUKII. "ffiTa
his, n rtici- to the sn.li. of t Uiranli-aa
"a'i-f irs&lasa work an.l natlefai-liou cunrati-
I'.aiKl Almint nrnil.
This is the ondition ninny persons
were in when they commenced the
use of tho "Lemon Chill Tonic." Hut
thanks to its magic power the same
people have been restored to perfect
health chills entirely broken; appe
tite restored, the blood enriched, the
old lanqiiid aud tired feeling gone.
And w hile pleasant to take is certain
to cure. F-aeh bottle is guaranteed to
breuk the worst chill ami with guard
ing the 7lb and ltth days, will pre-
veiit their return. Sold by Miller &
Wilson, Cajie tiirardcsji and Ben.
Schw-ub, Dutthtown, Mo.
Kalrrfmmt at III Hmwmnl.
Following is the program of the
I'hilomatheau open session to be given
at the Normal Saturday evening,
April 4th, 1H91.
i Si.nir "From llriirbt I-aiids I
I. I)eelamat!on .1. It- Alexander.
3. 1 met "Night IHoomingi.ereus
f-abra Mintou ami Kate Cluley.
4. liccitation "Cho-Chcc-Bang
nnd Chi-Chil-miMC Mollie tlatt.
ft. Solo "Some Day," I Jollic Chirk,
i. Oration "The latitude or So
Ciet v." T. M. Williams.
7. ' Paper "Philomathean Jluzi
Saw," M. P. Jcffers and K. May Clark.
8. Instrumental Music Miss Uora
Wilier, W. K. McKee, Joe Brown and
W. S. Wiuters. , . 4
. short Debate "Resolved, That
the State Domestic lioose Law of
Missouri is of more practical benefit
to the civilized world than the Cape
Cirardeau Dog Law," Kate Cluley and
10. SongQuartelte "Merrily Goes
bur Bark," ltocna Sbaner, Daisy Kin
ger, Joe Brown and W. E. McKee,
11. Grand rromenade By the
cbnol and vi. ilors.
LEAD PEITCIL J0TTIH33.
Xtmoranduiaa Msda in tho Bp-
port or' a Wandering. .
Several new names were added to
our books to-day for the Weekly
Ave aro til p. ami a t... .
-. s. DVV turn maiij
ol our citizens are putting out shade
tree in front of their house.
-That proposition to make this city
a city of the third class will be buried
under sach a shower of votes that its
projectors will be ashamed to own
that they attempted to catch the peo
ple iu such a trap.
Mystic Cure for rheumatism and
neuralgia, radically cures in 1 to 8
fl.va l,v ramn,.;,,- .. . .1
' i"n 11117 i:unt: iruill llie
It will not fail. 75 rente 'Tasteless Chilli 'onic and fortityyour
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I imn, vniie Uiranicau.
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in menus oi j i. r. rcironuet
would like to sec that irentlcinnii r tit or
the race for Mayor. Mr. I'eironct is a
surcefsful business man aud he would
make a splendid Mayor. He is as
well itialified as any man in the city
for the position and he is as deeply
interested iu the wcllarc of the city as
any citizen. If he would consent to
iiinke the race for Mayor he would be
a hard iiinu to beat.
The advocates of a city of the
third elm. are frightened. They don't
Willi t the proposition disemsed in the
newspapers. Tliey want a public
meeting at which they imagine they
can excite the people into voting for
their ict scheme.
The bottom lias dropped out of
that Pcublii. Colorado uetv'ipnper en
terprise The little fellow iu this city
couldn't raise the -tufT' and the
Col'iruiln limn w ouldn't luke wind in
exchange for printing material.
Wc predict for ( 'lira! 1m in'
Tasteless Chill Tonic mi impi-ft-cdcnl-ed
success. '1 he Well known reputa
tion of its manufacturers is, ot itself
an ample guarantee of its superior
merits. For sale by Miller & Wilson
Our mcrcliBnls are reaching out
alter trade. They arc pin ing their
".dverliseinents iu the advertising col
umns of the Wkkki.v Dkmih'imt, ai;tl
thereby reach a larger number bf
people than can be reached through
any other pnper iu the county.
Tho old Father of Water' i
booming, aud the snnd-bur oppoxitc
tliix city lias disappeared.
The members of the City Coun
cil will have a bard time of it llii
year. They will have lo attend every
I (Till of Circuit (.'.ililt held ill Sniilh-a.-t
Ii it not too much to bnve tn
. . ,. , ,. .r
I ' ii mi n ii i ill a ii ii' a nil ' 1 1 ' i iii.r
Hunt's ( lire ill mil help mi in the
1 iru.er ra-e. Imt it w ill rnre cure the
Ih lior it rn-li vim imlliin;:. For
siilo bv Miller & Wilson.
'l in y are )iip;.'ng gn-en onions
.ill A nun. II!.. to the t 'hii linir
i. Why can't the fiH'iinT ill this
y gnr.v -iinii'tliiu iillr-r limn
.'id w!ie:,t for the markets ill the
lilies? W.' h:clhi. soil :iml
Farmers v. ho nre h-ddi::? their
i wheat f'ir higher price m-1 running a
t ' -..- ...
j ihc -.'.i-.i:i for Ii -s iiimiey liian it w ill
i brirg Iheni now. One d !l..r per
i. ..i i....-:.... i.. .1:........ ,.i It l..f..-
j Im.liel i n good price fur w he.it. anil j
l inii -rs are ill 1'n k wlu-u th y tan gel
The County Court will meet next
.Monday as a Hoard of Fpuili.alioii.
The City Council will meet next
IIM-I-I illg. 'I ll!
i'liisi w ill he a liiisiiie.-
Inst meeting was an
ordinance pas-iug meeting.
The stone masons are nt work on
the foundation for II. F. Speak "s new
hoil-c on Spanish street. Mr Speak
will build hack from the street far
enough to have a nice yard in front ol
In diguing a eitern lor Karnest
llobbs on his lot, corner of Main and
Harmony streets, the workman struck
solid rock at a depth of about eight
feet aud they arc blasting the rock
The foundation for William
llnhn's big business house on Slain
street will be complete this week.
The carpenters arc now at work get
ting the wood work ready to put in
as tho brick masons get ready for
The brick masons and carpenters
arc at work on Charley Horry's big
house up on the corner of Good Hope
and Frederick streets. Mr. Borcy
will have one of the best houses in
llaarig when his new structure is
We printed three thousand tickets
last Monday for a caudidate for County
School Commissioner, and they were
all for one candidate.
WhV scratch yotl life away when
a little Hunt's Cure judiciously applied
will cure the worst case of itch ever
known? If not it costs you notbing
Price 60 cents. 46
Tavlor St Son arc again selling
twenty pounds of the best granulated
sugar for one doller. 432
The Board ot Directors of the
Southeastern District Agricultural
Society, at its meeting last Saturday,
made up a premium list lor the next
annual fair to be held in October.
The premiums to be offered this year
are, we understand, more liberal than
Before leaving for Mo1crly Dr.
G. W. Travis purchased reserved scat
tickets for Col Copeland'a lecture at
the Opera House next Monday night
CoL Copeland has the reputation of
being oue of the ablest lecturer in
the country and those who fail to
hear him will miss an opportunity of
hearing a fine lectors.
The peach tree that are In bloom
will not likely bear any fruit this sea
son. Ilicka tars we are fh have sc.
ere Irosis this month. .
Nearly enough money has been
subscribed to gravel the road to the
old city cemetery.
II. L. Hnuze and John W. Taylor
purchased the county right for the
patent cistern cleaner, and before they
owned it an hour they sold three
township rights tor as much as they
paid for the county.
Fritz 8te';k is the contractor for
carpenter's work on Win. ISahu's new
house on Main street. Daues &.
Schrader will do the brick work.
Dauet & Scbrader have the con
tract for the brick work on U- F.
Sj leak's house on Spanish street
The malarious summer will soon
be here. Uuv a bottle of Cheatham's
buiuicij KuiiruuMTCU luiiuirnuu picas-
ant to take. 46
Wc call the attention of our read-
. ei to tl,c dTcrt'M!'"cnt of Klentge &
WoimI. which will be found elsewhere
iu this paper. Flentjre & Wood rarrr
a big stock of goods aud they are
nice, clever gentlemen to trade with.
Taylor Jt on arc again selling
twenty polling of the best grnuulated
sugar lor oue dollar. 4.12
We understand that there will lie
four candidates for the Council iu the
So far no one has announced as a
candidate for Councilman in the
Fourth Ward, but it is whispered
around that there will be two or three
candidates out on the day of election.
Xellie IU v got around the woild
pretty lively, hut ( 'heallimn's Tasteless
( hill Tonic will go it at a still better
pace. Try a buttle when iu need of a
remedy for chills. -10
Ferd l.ipp & Son have fixed up
their market house on Independence
street in tine style.
The river i still rising, and the
reports from the North arc that all
the upper rivers are swelling rapidly.
The eighth wonder of the world
just discovered Cheatham's Tasteless
( hill Ionic. It will prove a boon to
humanity. It is the same tonic as
that heretofore sold under the same
name except that it is taMclcss. Guar
anteed to cure. 4(i
The revival now going on at the
Presbyterian hiirch continues to at
tract large crowds ol people. Ir.
Primrose and .lodge llvhind arc able
men. am! those who hear tin In once
want lo hear them again.
Col. Copland, one of the most
popular and pleasing lecturers in this
country, will entertain the people it
this city on the evening of April lilh
nt the Opera House. His subject for
the evening will be ".uobs and isuub-iM-rv."
Frank Mai eliililon, the heavy
weight merchant ot Alleiiville, nl
Icnileil church iu lliis dH Sttndny.
It. F. pi ak began
rc-iilence l.tti.'iliii'.' oil
work on his
puui-li sin e!
A. I!. Me)er. of P.'iilncah. Ky,
I i. I.n t! i:i I lie lily since Silurila'.
visiting his mother.
( apt. Sliroiles U ItMe to be up
ami l:e lmMilcs around on crutches.
We regret to have to slate that
Herman Vogelsang is slill colilineil lo
Augii-t Danes of SI. Louis, rnuie
low n last Sit unlay to spend n lew
lays with relatives and friends.
Will .luilen returned home Satur
lay from St. Imis where he spent
several days selecting new goods for
the shoe department in the big store
on the corner -jt Independence and
Ferd Lipp returned home from
Hot Springs. Ark- Wednesday even
ing. Mr. Lipp spent several weeks at
the Springs and he returns home in
the very best id health, lie reduced
his flesh forty pounds aud he feels
like a new man.
Drs. Porterfield and Rider re
turned home from St Louis Wednes
Mr. John S. Henry has gone to
.Jefferson City to look for a job. He
imagines that the State Department
owes him something in the way ot an
office in which there is big pay and
little work. We have whole families
iu this section of the State who would
like something of that kind.
Col. P. K. Van Frank has been in
the city since Monday.
Judge R. U Wilson has been con
fined to his room for ten days with
the grip, and he is still unable to ven
Charley Blcckwcndt, of Jackson,
went to Mobcrly to attend the G. A. It.
Dr. G. W. Travis will be absent
from his olliee till nert Monday. His
friends will find him at his office Mon
day morning al the usual office hours.
Cant William Woods, of Santa
Fe. Ills, has been in the city several
Louis B. Hourk returned Tuesday
evening from a trip through Kcnturky
and Tennessee. Ho traveled over
several railroads and be says he never
saw any country along any of the
roads that will begin to compare with
alldalM far arksal Dlrtors.
William C. Bcrgmanu aud William
II. Bohnsack are candidates for School
Directors. They are both good men,
but it seems tons that it is asking too
much to have both the new Directors
elected from the bill. Down-town
people are entitled to one candidate.
We have no fault to find with either
of the gentlemen mentioned, but it
would bo no more than courtesy for
one of them to give way to a down
, town man.
Charley Moeder has consented to
run for City Conncilman in the Third
Ward. Mr. Moeder served in the
City Council as a representative of the
Third Ward when that ward bad but
one Councilman aud he was a iaitbtul
and officicnt officer.
A 4'lly f Ik Third iriaaa.
It is whispered around that the ad
vocates of a city of the third class have
something iu reserve which they will
let flv the dav before the election. It
is claimed thev have written to the!DBUci"K t five o'clock in the
officials ot all the cities of the third evcnin uJ lasted iU o'clock iu
class in the State for their testimonials
and the dav before the election they
ill oublish them. Of course the offi-
ciala will sav that a citv of the third
class is a paradise, liecause the said
officials arc all holding fat offices.
Tk KITort or 111. I.lf.
Rev. Father F. V.Xugeut, President
of St. Vineeui's College, occupied the
pulpit iu St. Vincent's Church Easter
Sunday and preached one ot the most
cleipieut sermons that ever fell from
thelips of a mau iu this city. Fa'her
Xugcut is certainly a scholarly and
cloiueut man, and on this occasion, it
is claimed bv his friends, be made the
effort of his lilc. Cape Girardeau can
well afford to be proud of such a man
as Father Xugent. for he is not only a
silver-tongued orator, but he is an able I
mau aud a true aud faithful christian.
IlKAIMjI'AKTEIIS JrWTI PoT. Nil. 173, )
Deit. Mi, (i. A. I!.
Cai-k GiiiAKHKAr, Mo, Mar. 30. 'Ml )
(ieueral Order Xe. 1.
I. The (Jnarto-Ceirentiial of the
foiindiug of the f i. A. It. occurs on the
filh of April. 1MP1.
II. Acting tinder the instruction ot
a resolution passed by the National j
Encampment at its last session, and j
General Order No. 18 from National,
ami (ieueral Order Xo. 13 trom Do
partment Headquarters, every Com
rade of Justi i'ost is commanded to
beat Post Hall, on Mouday April 6th.
1H91, at 7.30 I-. m, sharp to participate
in the services of the occasion.
Ill A programme suitable for the
oecassion will lie arranged by the
By order of
J. X. llAini:i.u Post Com.
D. I Hoffman, Adjl.
n the Lnlheraa Church,
William lirtlenilig and Miss Soph'k
liriukopf were united in marriage iu
the Lutheran Church .Sunday morning
111 llie tre.i!lrp (if 11 llinrp rroU'll lit
... , ., , .columns that if the people of Cape
Iriends. 1 hcceroiiiouv was performed . 1
bv Rev. Flat h-liart.
i To Assorlnli with Ren lirrlnjc.
j Frank Milchiin left for St. Iiuis
; Milurduv where he goes to ossociate
ti..,.i ;,n Deermg ill the pills.
licali r the Krr.M;.,g l ull, a little '
evening si t I'. leering has been
pul.ii.hing for about iwo months.
I leering mi l .Mitchem are a nice pair !
lo draw to. Thev are what poker !
plavers rail the limit wilh which lo '
' . . . .
open iick-pot. liul lliev are no goon
1 J 1
unless tli. vurc bettered in Ihc draw. I
A tiooil Tel or Ihc rye.
A trick that is going the rounds
just now is to measure by the rye the
distance to w hi' It you must pn-li .
awnv the central one of three dollars j
Ide by side, their circumferences
touching, so that the distance from
the lower edge of the central coin, so
removed, shall liecUul to the distance
apnrtofthc outer edges of the two
other coins. You will probably do as
every one else does, put the coins side
by side and push the middle one up
ward along the table until you think
you have done a rash thing by push
ing it so far. When you have men
ured. you will find out. It's an odd
perversity of the eye.
A Moon far B.chelora.
The advantages ot a pocket that has
no sewed seams and canuot rip and
that is neat and smooth in the gar
ment arc such as will be appreciated
by every masculine reader. Such a
pocket is the Invention of an ingenious
Yankee, who calls his devise a safety
seamless pocket. The peculiarity of
these (sockets is that they arc woven
complete in one piece. No stitching
or sewing is necessary to make them
rrndy for use, but they arc turned oul
by the loom in the exact form in which
they arc required for trousers.
Mlaa.4 ( anatertlaai
Wc sec from the St. Louis Republic
that the fast mail train running from
St. Louis to Kansas City missed con
nection seven times in twenty-five
trips. There must be some mistake
alHiut this. It can't be possible that
Jay Gould would put up with such
recklessness on one of his roads. Our
people have been told that Gould
never missed connection, aud there is
a faction iu this town right now try ing
to fix up a little job to prevent Mr.
Gould from missing connection in his
efforts to gobble up our entire river
front, lint iu this they, too will miss
r.pfnl II In la.
Kerosene applied w ith a soft rag is
good for cleaning window glass or the
mirror. Hub dry and polish with
Don't neglect to have your name
plainly painted on all jugs or bottles
that arc sent to the store tor vinegar,
molasses, Ac Then you will be sure
to get your own back again. - -
A good saddle aud buggy marc, six
years old. Kind and gentle. Apply
,0 ltOUURT GlCONKV.
I Brk HI. i,
While carrying railroad ties last
Saturday, Wiley Miller, a colored man,
! iell with a heavy tie on his shoulder.
The tie fell on his right leg and broke
it just above the knee. lie was car-
i ricd home.
Weal tm Kgjpt.
Quite a number of our young folks
went out to Kgypt Mills Monday nigbt
to attend the ball given by the Grand
Army Post They say they never had
I "" "joaoie time in tueir lives.
! ,ne morning. u "
nnil overiing was prov.ded
for tl,c .V,,UUK Pople to have a good
",,,e Buu 1 " "u
With at. Aanla
Dave Blair, the popular steward of
the steamer Idlewild is again in charge
on the Cape's favorite packet. Mr.
lilair has been offfor about six months
ami he was greatly missed by the
traveling public. lie is one of the
most accomodating stewards on the
Mississippi River and his uumcrous
friends will be pleased to learn that he
is again on the Idlewild.
While cleaning a revolver last Mon
day Perry Hopper met with an acci
dent that will probably cause him to
carry a crippled hand as long as he
lives. The weapon was loaded and
by some means it was discharged, Ihc
ball passing through his band, tearing
it to pieces. Dr. Peironnct was called
aud dressed the wound.
A Hood One.
A young gentleman while looking
over some papers the other day which
were doted a good, many years back.
came across tho follow ing puzzle
w hich will no doubt iuterest our read-
l'ut down tho day of mouth of your
Multip'y by SO.
A dil jo ir age.
Multiply by 100.
Add number of mouth of your
The first two figures of result w ill
be the day ot your birth: the next two
figures, your age; the lust figure, the
number of month of your birth.
A araSlrambMl InrCapeUlrarileaii.
We have several times said In these
(iiriirdeau would show that they ap
preciate the value and convenience of
a home packet by liberally palroniz-
' Illg lite steamer lillewiiil, Mr. I..I.
Moss Would put a better boat ill the
! I rude between here and St. Louis. The
I I"e nave ..ecu g.v ing n.e lo.ewi.u
very lib -nil patronage and uow we
-'' 'r the following, which we clip
r"M f'l'M-uiirril or the SHIIi
'"- Mr. Moss has made up his
mind to build n line new boat to take
II... , ..I- flin lilli.u il.l-
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I contemplating the building ot a new
steamer to lake the place of the Idle-
wild iu the Cipe tiimrtleau and Com
merce trade. It is said that they pro
pose to construct a side-wheel steamer
simihfr to the Spread Eagle, but prob
ably larger. The Idlewild has built
up a trade that is worthy of a better
craft, and her owners propose to keep
abreast w itli the demands of the pat
Mia. Hmj Sine te.
Will you permit au old frieiiit of
Judge G. II. Greene, our late Senator.
who died at his post in Jefferson City.
serving the people of this District, to
sav a few words in behalf of bis
daughter, May Greene, who is now
running for County School Ccmtiiis
sioner. Judge Greene, as we all know, died
a poor but honest mau, and left little
beyond his homestead for the support
of hi? Widow and orphan children, the
oldest of whom is Miss May.
Knowing the straightened circum
stances that surrounded the bereaved
family, Miss May went to work with
all the will and ambition of a strong.
able bodied person,and by bard study,
late and early application, acquired an
education that to-day makes her a'
bright example ot what well directed
energy can accomplish. Asking help
from no oue, she passed through our
Normal School with high honors. She
then applied for a po'sitiod as teacher
iu the Public School of this city in the
lowest prade ol that institution. Here
she proved to the full satisfaction of
the exacting school board, that she
was not only a highly qualified scholar,
but a natural, practical teacher, who
led the children up by slow but sure
degrees in their studies, and by gentle
means wound herself into their affec-
tiom ,0 .ogiy that no tak was too
,gnl for tbein whrn in,1KWea uv tiiejr
The board knowing her merits have
retained, her in the school: and she his
Climbed up step by step, until she
stands next to the superintendent
She has assisted her sister to pass
through the Normal, and been of much
iielp to her widowed mother, and de
serves w ell at (be bauds of her father's
Miss May is well qualified to fill the
important office she aspires to; and
what is more, she will do her full duty
to the school interests of this eotmty.
She needs the small 'remuneration of
the office, aud beiug cripple for life,
is unable to stand the rough usage of
life as stronger persons can do.
II in am or'B.
THE RICH PEOPLE PLAINTIFFS,
Tat. rtarrraplt. D.raaaila.
Latet anguit in herba.
Ab, ha! the advocates of the new
charter are seeking an argument in
favor of their pet scheme by applying
to officials of other cities now tinder
this law, whose citizens are now groan
ing under the excessive taxation im
posed ou them by the very officials the
clique here propose to give as evl
dence. Let us see. Section 1494 Df
the statute, cities of the third class is
"1'oirer of the Council: The Mayor
aud Council of each city governed by
this article shall have the care, man
agement and control of the city antl
its liuances. and shall have power to
enact aud ordain any and all ordin
ances not repugnant to the constitu
tion and laws of this State, and such
as they shall deem expedient for the
good government of the city, the
preservation of peace and good order,
the benefit of trade and commerce,
and the health of the inhabitants
thereof: aud such ordinances, rules
and regulations as may be necessary
to cam-them into effect, and lo modify
ulid repeal the same."
Here we have all power for legisla
tive action not repnguant to constitu
tion and Inws of the Slate. Then citi
zens of Cape (iirardcau if an appeal is
made to officials of other cities under
thh Wholesale charter, you will read
ily perceive the tenor of their answer,
vi4 "Splendid. c can pass all tne
laws we want. Wc can make the
people grade, macadamize, gutter,
curb, build sidewalks, make sewers
too, and perform or have performed,
every particle of labor from the bc
giu'jing to the end for the entire com
pletion of every stiect, sidewalk, sewer.
gutter, enrb and bridge, and the best
and most complete idea to these broad-
minded ollit ials is. they can istAkc the
people Laving property abutting ou
these streets, pay every cent of the
bill, provided the lots are worth it.
Whenever officials can have the
power as granted in this statute, they
will tell you It is a splendid thing.
Now I say to all citizens who have
limited means and those who own
little homes, "hew ore, a suakc lies hid
iu the grass." Gi.ahiator.
iln.lnra. and the t'a.a.
A man's occupation has a great deal
to do with making his facial expres
sion. Studies, or scholarly protessions.
Intellectual pursuit, when coupled
with moral habit?, brighten the fare
and give a superior look. An unself
ish nature, or love of studies or arts
with a bright, plea-ant fare; but on
the contrary, says the New Y'ork
.al'ici; a man may have a face that
does not please any one, because ot
pure selfishness. It may be noticed
that soldiers get a hard, severe look:
laborers look tired: reporters look
inquisitive; mathematicians look stud
ious: judges look grave, and a man
whose homo life is unhappy looks all
broken up. The business often makes
the face. How often wc think thi
man is a butcher, this one a lawyer.
that one a minister, the oilier a doctor,
and so on. It i.s seldom we are mis
taken, for the railings show through
the faces. And who lails to recognize
the genuine farmer flic minute one
nets eves on him?
I. P. Pelronnpt for May.r.
I5y authority we to-day announce
II. I. Peirontiet ns a candidate tor the
most important olliee in the city that
of Mayor. In this announcement wc
need not sav that Mr. Peirouuet 's
competent, etc. ( lur people all km w
him. His home has been heresime
be was a small bo v. He grew to
msnbooit here, and this city is aud al
ways will be his home. AH he has is
here anil here bv honest toil he accu
mulated whatever In the way of pro
perty he is possessed of. He is as
deeply interested iu the welfare of the
citv as an Cthcr citizen we have, anil
we all know that he is a careful and
successful business man just such
men will look after the affairs bf city
government aud sec that they are ad
miuisiered to the best interest of the
people ol the whole city.
We Have known Mr. Pcironnet for
many years have had dealings with
him, done business with him and we
know him to be' a man who Is fair and
honorable in all his dealings. In our
long acquaintance with him we never
knew him td display bad judgment
but once, and that was several years
ago, when he undertook the difficult
job of "licking" the editor of the
I ) km o 'Rat. That, of course, was bad
judgment, bnt Mr. Pcironnet was
youirgtbcn. Since thea he has learned
much, aud we arc frank In Saying that
no other man in the city would, hi our
judgment, give better satisfaction in
the Mayor's office than Mr. Pcironnet.
He is dignified and at the same time
courteous to all. If elected his ad
ministration will be the administration
of a progressive business man.
The evll Wrllea aPaeaa.
The devil has written a poem for
the Atcbltou Globe, trom which we
lake the following:
"I stand nt the gates of a smoulder
ing land and bask in its Sulphurous
glow; and I beckon the spirits with
welcoming baud to the regions of
torture below. The young and the
old, the rich and the poor who lie in
the palace of sin, I beckon and wel
come them all td my door I gather,
I gather them in. The chump who
deserted the town of bis birth to boom
up a place far away, wouhlj never in.
vest in the city's own earth tor fear
the move wouldn't pay, who groaned
of the evils that held the town down,
and never would squander bis tin, as
sure as I'm living he's wandering
down I'll gather him ia, 111 gather
FL1M & WflOi
JAKE PLEASURE IN ANNOUNCING THAT THEIR
IS ALL IN, OPEN AND READY
FOR YOUR INSPECTION.
i?lease call ami be
show the best goods for the
OUR CLOTHING DEPARTMENT Is fuli
of the choicest natterns. best made and
nicest fitting clothing
OUR SHOE DEPARTMENT, well, come
and see and be convinced.
IN WHITE GOODS
surely must be Head-Quarters. Call and
sec. We are always ready and anxious to
show our goods.
FLEFTGE & WOOD,
Leaders in Low Prices.
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nm Hl tLD I P TUB WHOLt
Aa PlrtuaM aaa tJ .TI I
A Xtw itepartarc. j
Editor democrat: I
see by scanning the Era of Friday
new departure proposed which
is something that will puzzle niauyj ,n of your
Kuoucu.u. -.. vausc , --
claim, shame, shame, shame!
This proposition is to start a debat-
ing society this week to discus, r.t.es
of the third class. 1 his propos.lion i is
.most miserable subterfuge-a feint
to do something of which the Mam
. . i
street clique and their little mouth-
piece are not so sure as to w hat it will
A debating society indeed! What
can iney w uai uo nicy wuai win
they accomplish by arguing among
themselves all the beauties they have
seen or can see. in their general stat
ute cities of the third class,
It appears their debate was ended
when oue of their clique styling him-
self "Xew Charier" wrote of the glo-
rious saving accomplished by not liav-
iug an assessor, a theory happily ex-
When the new charter was up for
consideration last vear. several mem-
h.-ra oflhn Main street societv anrued
aud the people would elect their city
attorney: and, they w hooped, ballooeil,
threw up their bats and jumped Jim j
Crow at the great saving accomplished ,
by their charter, until one man, a firm
and fearless representative of the poor!
man, and whom w;c have heard called
-old man Haydock." jumped on th;
new thing w itli both li-et and gave it
a gentle lashing which gave it a qui-.
etus for the time being. We have also
learned that some of tbceliiiie jumped
ou the old man with both feet, but j
like Sam Slick, jumped off again. j
Xow, Mr. Mouthpiece of the Sin-'
mortal six", the old man is not in this
race, but a young one with youthful
spirit and full of fire, is at the helm '
is running the "Ilich People v. the
Poor People," and I can say for him.
he defys the proposition to start a de-
bating club to debate a question that
has been hurled at you, yes in your,ga;,i that If bis little girl had had
very teeth and in the faces of your another congestive chill she would
bosses the Main street directors uaTc died. This is what he writes us
one solid week with the facts as pub-'.. ,8Ve used vour Lemon Chill Tonic
lished in the statute. In many Instances
copying the idcutical words and sen-
fences as contained therein, and you
and your entire baud have been as
silent as the grave.
You, sir, have been the only one to
tiso silly newspaper twaddle, as you
have not produced a single argument !
to refute the arguments of (Jladiator.l
Y011. nor any mrnilicr of your one-J
horse debating society, can, or ever '
will, produce any argument or retuta-i
tioh. You cannot, from the fact it is
not lit the written law. You will not, !
from a lack of capacity to indulge in
anything in this case except silly news
Come sir, don't you or your clique
mince meat anv longer come to the
scratch. Tate Nlad'ator'a first article
ot Friday, Ihc 20th instand take each
article thereafter, give argument for
argument, no silly twaddle please, but
come to the scratch 'ike a christian
mau, aud I guarantee that for every
presentation you may make, our Glad
iator will return you two.
If you. sir, was asked the question
by any citizen of this or any other
place how they cotild reach the great
est number of people speedily with
information, yon won'd instantly re
ply, through the newspaper. You
have made this reply many times, and 1
now when a mou:cutous question is I
before the people id which taxation
in large quantities U developed, and
tho mass ol the people therefore
deeply interested, yoo calmly and de
liberately suggest that the question
be virtually hid front the people in a
little one-horse debating society. I
remember having heard, that old man
Haydock (I hope hell pardon the ef -
pre'ssion) was jumped ou severely for
publishing bis article the day prior to
the election, and therefore could not
'ot so mow, fir. Gladiator ba b en
convinced that they
the market affords;
and dress goods we
CLEAR TI1K rOMPLSXIOM.
BSIMHTKN THH KYKrf,
swcerxn tub miFATn.
TOSE THE TH:,rH.
REOfl.ATE THE LIVKR AKD BOWIXS
fV"tTi: i TO PKKFIXT HEALTH.
a -uuuim iiiii r-niy
before you with potent argument for
a week, aud you, and yonr little de
bating society have been mote as mice,
save the silly twaddle you Have ut-
IClm, but in rijjouic , Gladiator,
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... B ip.,rt(rh ,..,
,o Jhe bjg
wihon ola(Ulltor., r.
.. , - ' . ,
t ivies one bv one, answer argument
.,. -,,. ,, , ,,.
,,., of Pr),wW ,, .M
C. 1 r, -.
subterfuge of one-horse debating
society. Yours, 1J.
Fart. Far Ike People'.
Lemon Chill Tonic is more gener
ally u-ed, is more pleasant to take and
more certain to euro than any chill
tonic on the market The proprietors
authonre the persons, whose names
o th!2 article, to guarantee each
1'ottle to do what is claimed for it or
return! tb'e money. Instead of the
sickening stuff Von had to give your
k lhil,l B0 I"1 ,0 ti,ko
that they look W ith pleasure to the
,i,Me ,or nuihft ,,ose: tor saIe hr
Wll"OD- tnI,e rfemo and
Ken. Schwab, Dutchtowu, Missouri
,,,, f mrmy p aueppar.
ii,.nj. p. sheppard died at his home
j,, this rily Wednesday night, April
tt jani. The deceased was born
January .t 1st. lrw, in the -Sale of
Kentuckv. He came to this rity id
jafifi and hns resided here ever since,
About two years ago Mr. Shcpard
WM .tricken down w ith paralysis, trout
wHrh he never tully recovered. .
ton. y. Sbcppard was a good man
aU(j , gou,i citizen. He was a barber
uv trade, and bv hart! work aiid dosd
attention to business, he accumulated
.uffirient funds to provide his family
witn m comfortable home:
A ,.,., nmn)r. ..
This is the verdict ol Mr. I W. Falj;
351 .Seventh street, Padnenh, Ky, who
) 1Iiy fa,iy au,i find it all you claim,
j fhe medicine has no bad taste, but
j. deliriously flavored. My little
'daughter, who suffered for some time
with chills and fever, watched the
j pleasant anticipation of tho
ncxt dose. Lemon Chill Tonic not
ony does away with the bitter and
nauseating mixtures ustiallv prescrils-
..1 . .mie. uut effects a sneedv and
permanent cure. I very gladly testify
to the merit of a medicine which I
uave gcen ngej j ,y family w ith
,nch .imial success" Take no o'ber:
Price SO cents. For sate by Miller So
Wilson, Cape Girardeau and lien.
Schwab, Dutchtown, Mo.
The Cape I lly Mill.
Messrs. Stein Itros. have lately put
in quite a large addition of machinery
in the famous Cape City Mills.
Among the other machinery they
ha?e added several new rollers oi the
latest improved styles. They can now
turn out nearly double the quantity
of flour heretofore turned out aud it
is a superior article of flour too. The
Cape City Mills have a world wide
reputation, having carried off the first
prizes at two World Fairs for the best
flour, and wc arc' pleased to note that
the present proprietors are deter
mined to keep up with the new im-
.M.vAMionta anil therebv ratain for
,, . ln.du
for the manufacture of good flour.
fleraea far Hale.
I have for sale two good bay horses;
one a six vear old and the other four
years old: one is 16 hands high and
the other Is 15 1-1 hands high. They
'are Lexington stock and fine animals;
ycjj broken to harness and (addle;
d k, .
K- w- B -rEB
Cape Girardeau, M