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XiEAD PESCIL JOTTHIQ3.
Kemoranduias Made in the B.
We understand that there is likely
to be a lawsuit over the property left
bv Eliza J. Houta,
They will soon begin shipping
watermelons to the market from Scott
count v. The crop this year is said to
le the finest in that county for several
A railroad from Maiden to
Memphis is the latest railroad venture
in this section of the country, and it
is aid that such a road will be built.
II. I. Peironnet has ornamented
the front of his mammoth store with
two handsome gold-colored irus.
Mr. Pieronuct is an enterprising man
who always keeps up with the times.
Our millers have not vet cstals-
lishcd a price for new wheat.
Mr Pott informs us that he has paid
eighty cents per bushel lor some
brought to market this week, but he
Mjs that is no established price.
The subscription price of the
Democrat is not increased by the
McKiuley bill, but wc w ish to correct
(he misapprehensions of some of our
subscribers who appear to thiuk it
was placed ou the tree list.
Megriinine cures any headache
in 30 uiiuutes. Sample frtc. The
lr. Whitehall Mcgriminc Co, South
fiend, lad. Sold by Druggists.
A canning factory with a capital
stork of ten thousand dollars has been
established in Cairo, Illinois. Why j
-ant we have a canning factor;?
AlHint a year ago some gentlemen
-ame here for the pitrjiosc of estals
lishiug a factory of that kind, but
they wauled a capital stock of twenty
live thousand dollars and they also
vantcd the tplc here to furnish the
The Union Mill is receiving wheat
t the rate of about two thousand
bushels per day, and the mill will soon
begin running day and night.
There is a silver dollar in this
town that is surely a curiosity. It is
ornamented on either side with thej
great American eagle. No date of
its coinage is shown, but the brand of
the New Orleans mint marks it and
goes to show that it is genuine
John Juden's team ran away
yesterday np iu Donny brook. Mr.
Judeu had his team attached to a
stacker and the top of the machine
struck the arc light and tore it down.
We call the attention of the read
ers of the Democrat to the advertise
ment of D. A. Glenn which appears
elsewhere in these columns. Mr.
Glenn is getting reach- for his new-
house and he is selling goods at cost
to keep from moving them.
The fleet little steamer Idlewild
came in this morning flying light.
The commission merchants at St.
Louis were not yet over their 4th of
July celebratiug and they couldn't take
the time to box and ship freight.
The proceedings of the Citv
Council meeting held at the court
house last night take up considerable
of our space to-dav. but to the
citizens ot this city it is good reading.
Hight now is a good time for
merchants to push their business and
get ridof their spring and summer
goous ix'iorc me lau traile opens up.
the dog-catcher has been unwell WILUE DUNCAN TURNS UP.
for several days and there are now no I r Tr.llD7T 0r Kmr.
dogs 1U the pound. lie will soon be ateiarna to ew York to Sisal
able to make another raid rniil II. . n ! Trial.
the dogs will be pulled one after
Henry Kopper gave his son a
send-off last night He had prepared
a couple of those fine sumr-cured
New York, July 7. William C.
Duncan, the 17-year-old Brooklyn boy
who, while in the employ of Lewisobn
& Co., jewelers, of No. 41 Maiden
lane, stole $30,000 worth of diamonds.
hams he puts up even- vear and with , "ua B,,cr wmne wonn ,e" ,ne
them he served refreshments suitable
friends were present to help enjoy the '
feast, and they did enjoy it too.
rest in the safe of the Astor House
for the occasion. Quite a number of ,m1 flcJ fo E"ro',c wi,h ,he nioucv'
was oeiore jiecoruer iiiyin iu me
Court of General Sessions to-day. He
pleaded sruiltv to the indictment of
When the new Sturdivant Bank larcenv against him. He was then
building goes up on the corner of 'sent to the Tombs prison, where he
Main and Themis streets that corner will remain uutil Friday, when he
w ill be the best business corner iu the : wiII be seuteuced. While abroad
city. The location is the best for a 1 lncau did not read the American
bank and the building will be so con- j pars, mid consequently did not
structed as to make it a desirable know that the diamonds had been re
place for a store or most any other covered, 1'uder the name E. V aides
Tae Male) Iwlm' Aaearlatlaa.
Trenton, Mo, July 4tb, 1891.
The State Teachers' Association at
Pcrtle Springs, was a grand success
601 teachers enrolled, and there were
doubtless a hundred more who did
not enroll. The Training School is
also well attended and will do greas j
lam af Ike Cllr raaarll la
Monday Eve, July 6, 1891.
Board met in regular session with
the Mayor, 1L P. Peirounef, in the
chair, and the following members
present: Flcntge, Heuze, Mattcson.
Pnrterficld and Itegeuhanlt. Absent:
good for the Institute work. It was . Gleuu aud Rider,
my pleasure to belong to it a few days. I Journal of two previous meetings
read and approved.
Mr. Rider eutered and took his seat.
l'rof. Vaudiver appeared before the
Board and preseutcd deed of Nelson
B. Henry and wife to a certain piece
of ground: same was received and
l'rof. McGhee is one of the teachers
in the Training School Faculty, lie
has a superior class of pupils and is
doing excellent work.
I visited Southeast Kansas, and
found the couutrv suffering terriblv
On motion ot Mr. Regenhardt the
Marshal was instructed to pay no
more bills for watching at fires.
The following resolution in writing,
was on motion adopted, and the Sec
retary instructed to furnish Mr. Ast
holz with a ropy of the same:
-Resolution: Whereas It is the
duty and is required of the Collector
by ordiuance 379 of the revised or
dinances of the city ot Cape Girar
deau, to rctiiruadcliuqm-tit list under
diuancc No. 379, and shall deliver to
the Mayor by the first Monday in
Angnst, 1891, full and complete de
linquent lists and statements, etc, as
required in said ordinance."
The Mayor appointed the following
as Board of Health: Henry L. Iliinze,
Wm. Willcke, Dr. G. Travis and Dr.
M. II. Hud-ins.
Ou motion of Mr. Regenhardt, the
report of the Street and Wharf Com-
from excessive rains. The wheat was j l'rof. Heurv thauked for the gift.
oath to the Mavoraud Council, and , , -""" ', i.
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! was recouidercd.
good but the farmers were quite un
able to harvest it. The meadows aud
flax arc good. Coru w ill amount to
Mr. Glcuu here entered and took
The Street and Wharf Coinmit'.e to
kind ot business.
he had left them in the Astor House
Wc heard a gentleman to-dav ! Pafc- The package was accidentally
talking of establi.-hing a delivery sys- broken open in shifting and the police
tern iu this city. His plan is to run , were notified. Ou Mouday night,
two delivery wagons rrgtilarlv and . "n,'r a" absence of about six months.
deliver tor grocery men and mer- '" '"a" returned to the Astor
chants the poods they sell to city cus- House, aud walking up to the dek,
omers. A system of that kind would eoolly called for his package. 1 he
be a good thing, it seems to us. both clorli recognized him immediately
rarmers win now have plenty o;
money from their u heal crop and they
will spend it if they are offered proper
Otto Frederick's new houe on
Good Hope street w ill soon be ready
for the plasterers.
I). A. Glenn sold a big bill of
goods at wholesale yoterday to
mercantile firm at Wappapello.
The semi-annual statement of the
Cape (iirardeau Building and Ioan
Association will be found eNewhere
in lo-d.v"s paper. This Association
has been a great benefit to the pocr
people f this city, anil we are pleased
to know that it is doing a successful
Cape Ixdge No. 13:.. A. O. V. W
meets to-night iu the Masonic Hall
regular monthly meeting.
The hands from the lower College
farm passed through the city thi.
morning on their way to the farm
north of the city. They lini-hi-d
threshing wheat ou the lower farm
yesterday and they went to the upiier
farm to thresh the crop raised there.
Alexander Boss will soon have
his house up on Broadwnv rc.-tdv for
money and let I hem supply the expe- occupancy, lie ha- a nice house and
rience, but our people declined to be ,,1P location is a pleasant one for a
e-aught ns suckers.
There were ovrr one thousand
a gentleman snv the
To,lf at the Delta celebration las! other day that he had fifteen hundred
Saturday. The excursion trains ou
I he SI. 1-onK Cape liirurdrait &, Fort
Smith 1,'nilroad were crow ded all day.
a:id the railroad made some moncy
carrying the cxi iir-ioiii-t..
The elegant new steamer. Citv of
J'.idiicah. don u. landed al our hart
Yesterday. She was making her initial
trip and was received at I'Mdiicah
in graiM style. The city of I'sducah
is the tiuest steamer in the line of
Tennessee packets ami be will be the
favorite steamer with Ih
1 'ail iicah.
The cop!c residing on North
Kprigg Mreet have suWrilicd about
live hundred dollars to have that
street graded and graveled anil we
understand they will now ask the
rity to pay the balance and have the
work done at once.
The crop of hlacklerrie this year
is immense and if our people do not
ran all the berries they will want to
use next winter it will not be because
the berries are not here to get.
Mayor I'eironiiet aud D. A. Glenn
liad fine displays ot fireworks at their
residences Saturday night. The sky
rockets sent up by them fairly lit up
the heavens for nearly an hour.
Died, in this city July 6th, 1891,
Mrs. Maggie Richard, wife of W. V.
ICichard,agcil 29 years. The deceased
was a member of the Second Baptist
A prominent merchant says: -I
have sold Meprimiuc for over a year
and guaranteed it to cure any head
ache without bad after effects and
have not found a siugle casc.it did
not relieve. Sample free. The Dr.
Whitehall Megrimhie . Co., South
Bend, Ind. Sold by druggists.
The Lutheran congregation took
in over (our hundred dollars at their
picnic last Saturday.
Born, July 5th, 1891, to the w ife
of Richard Carroll, a bouncing big
girl. Dick's boys are all girls.
The colored Masons of this city
will build a Masonic Temple up on
Sprigg street. They are now receiv
ing bids for the erection of the build
ing. The 1'nion Milling Co. has re
ceived a fine large freight wagon. It
is one of the best wagons of the kind
iu the city.
Dr. Sam Harris went down to
Sikeston, Scott county, last week and
performed a very difficult and danger
ous surgical operation on Mr. James
Boutwell of that place.
dollars to loan ou good real estate se
curity. We will name the geutleman
to any one w ho desires to know him.
Our millers are paying eighty
rents per bushel for w heal, and they
are re eit ing loti. of it at that price.
District .Deputy liraiid Master
W. V. I.cech and .las. McKcnna. of
Cape Lodge, I. O. O. F will install
the otlicers ot Sy lvian Lodge at Jack
The Citv Council of Jackson w as
people of 1 1(, l;ve held another meeting last
night to consider the matter of grant
ing saloon license, but we are informed
that nothing was done, no quorum
being prcfut. This is one way of
doing business, but it is tin; Jackson
w ay, and nobody is surprised.
People w ho go aud come to this
city by the railroads over iu Illinois
claim that the dust along the route is
almost sudoral iug.
and notified the police again. Dun
can told a reporter to-day about his
-From New York" he said. -I went
direct to Lisbon. I was pretty well
supplied with mout-y and enjoyed
-Kuglish Spavin IJnlment r(l. ! "'fell as well as possible. I staid
moves all Hard. Soft or Calloused i ,l,t re for s"",e ,imtl an1 ,,,rn wcnt to
Lumps aud Blemishes from horses. Gibraltar. From there 1 went to
i oo.i paviu I urns, tspimt. Sweeney. MrCco. where tnv monev save out.
for the merrhaut aud his customer. It
would insure quick and prompt de
livery, aud it would also be cheaper
to the merchant who keeps a horse
and wagon for the delivery of his
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T ' .y;',,1 With what little I had left 1 pur-
I nroats. t ouglis. etc. saifc . bv '
use of one bottle. Warranted the , ' l'!,s"' so ot bric-a-brac and be
most I'leminli cure ever kuotvu. Sold gan to do a little trading. I was not
ly 1. uteri: t ln hterich, Druggists, over-successful, hut managed to
tape liirardeau Mo.
very little as the farmers have been whom was referred the petition lor
unable to plow it. Fruit prospects . making sewer at rrossiugof llarnionv
rrc good. Here In North Missouri anil .Main street, with instructions to
things appear as though this w ere one j make an estimate of the probable cost
oflhe -seven years of plenty." There of same, re ported that they estimated
has been muck rain but the corn is iu the cost of building a .1x1 feet sewer
liue condition. The abundant crop of of hard brick, laid in cement, includ-
wheat is nearly harvested. Meadows iug excavating ami covering, to be
promise a heavy yield and other crops from $4..VJ to s:,.ixi per foot; said re
are hue. 1 lie farmers arc happy, as nort was received nmt i;i...i
settle his accounts of all mouevs re
ceived In lum, etc, as set out in or
dinance No. 379. by the first Mondavi s,r- Regenhardt then moved that
iu June each year this. Henry A. Ast- words -one-third" bo substituted
holz. late Collector, has failed to do; for ,,,c w,,rds "one hundred and sixty
therefore be it I five dollars' in said report. Carried.
KamlreJ. That Henry A. Aslholz be ' " "'"'" ISoard adjourned,
and he is herel.v reouired to eoiin.lv I Attest: Geo. E. Ciiai-peli,
with the requirements in full ofor-
they have good prospects for the most
abundant crops of all kinds.
To-day has been a big day in Tren
ton. A great barbecue dinner free to
all. Congressiou.-d Chaplain Milbiirn,
the "Mind orator,"' was the thief
speaker. 1 1 is language is forcible and
chaste; his style pleasing, aud his im-
Mr. Heuze. as eliairmau of Building
Committee, asked for iusli net ions re
garding an application for builder's
permit from W. F. ltoduey: on motion
saiil application was referred back to
Mr. Ilenze for correction to be made
On motion of Mr. Rider the Street
home. Of course, I knew that the
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I jioiicc nuuiii ot: on 11113 iooKoui ior
.lack Hintou. who was made ex-!
,,u"" "-'"' r."za-..iours, . ,,, , eM10rtel to be arrested,
by the will, declines to qualify. j bt , was ,,,, , comc ,Ionlc
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.or iim ciiccK ou me nrsi .a- way. I thought the diamonds were
tioual Bank of Capo Girardeau was still in the Astor House, and it was
received yesterday. It came from Ste. mv intention to call there, get them
Genevieve, Mo. laud return them to Ix?wisohn & Co."
Sprigg street is to be graded and j In answer to inquiries as to w hat
gravelled to the northern limits of iuduced lum to steal the diamonds in
the city. That is now the longest the first place, the young man said
street in the city aud when the citv t tliYt he did not know. He could not
has a population of one hundred I imagine w hat made him steal the
thousand people it will be one of ihc property, excepting a desire to sec
most desirable business streets in the ' the world. Two minutes aftertakiug
Hire on -What a Blind Man saw iu
Loudon." His lecture here last night
ou S. S. I rent is, of Mississippi, was
.'rand. To-night the Trenton I'lam-
save hean Cub gave an excellent enter-
enough to take me through Spain and taiiinieut. consisting of drill, fireworks
France. Then I decided to couicl.,,,1 i,.'!,,,.,, se,.iisi.iiis Trent. .n is
passioned oratory is rarely equalled. ! aud Wharf Committee were instructed
I would be very glad to hear his lec-i to set the ciirbiugor furnish an equiv
alent to street wall on west side of
Spanish street, between Good Hope
The I". S. Marshal was in Bollin
ger county again last week, looking
after free coinage Democrats. Ale
found some tools the free coiners used
but he failed to capture any more of
the law breakers.
Our job department has been
turning out lots of work this week. It
is a well known fact that the Dkmo-
ckat has the best equipped job otliee
i Southeast Missouri, and people
who want lirst-rlass work always
rome to us.
it. he savs. he regretted his action.
but found that it w as too late to w ith
draw, lie refused to tell to whom he
had sold some of the diamonds, lie
lett the bulk of them behind him, he
says, because he was afraid that they
would be found on him. Duncan
wants to go to the Klmira Reforma-
I tory. and an effort will be made to
I I ave him sent there. !li health i
' poor, and worry has made him thin
'and sirkh looking.
VVliurr Itom lliarnral.
The wharf boat otvued by Ihc Cape
Megrimine is the only guaranteed Girardeau Transportation Company,
permeiient cure tor lii"adaclie ami' anchored near the no line of the St.
neuralgia. Relieves in Jtl to 30 mill- Louis. Cape Girardeau aud Fort
utes. A great blood cleanser and
stimulant that ill lime positively cures.
Sample botlle free. The Dr. Whithall
Megriiuine Co.. ."south Bend, Iml. , lr:m burning straw lloaling ilowu the
' river. A large mass of the burning
straw lodged against the hull of the
' Smith Railway, wss destroyed by lire
Tuesdav night. The boat look tire
Charley Borey has a tine room iu
his new building up iu Harrig that
lie will rent for a store room. The
location for a dry goods store is as
good as there is iu the city.
It takes our Citv Council about
six hours to transact the business ot
its regular meetings. The business
could be done in less than one hour.
Too many statesmen in the Council.
Right now business of all kinds
is a little slack iu this city, but this is
the dull season and wc are doing
moderately well all things considered.
Wc will see better times within the
next six weeks.
Who will occupy the Fougen
building when Biichruiauu closes
John W. Taylor is papering Wil
liam J. Meyers saloon.
The late publisher of the South
east Jhijttist is something of a pugilist.
He stood up for several rounds and
fared a big six-footer the other day.
Religious newspaper meu have to
tight once in a while the same as other
WKItN EKI1A V.
The steamer Idlewild came back
from Commerce yesterday with over
one thousand sarksof wheal on board.
For two months now she will get all
the freight of that kind she can
The merchants up on Harmony
street are doing a good business and
they are never heard complaining of
The Stunlivtnt Bank is laying in
a supply of hard coal for winter fuel.
The bank is already supplied with
hard rash to accommodate its
customers and al! others who need
We publish elsewhere in to-day.s
Democrat a very interesting letter
from Prof. It. C. Norton, aud we know
it will be read with pleasure by the
Professor's friends all over Southeast
Farmers who are able to hold
their wheat for six or eight months
may be able to get one dollar per
bushel for it.aud then again they may
have to sell it for seventv-fivc cents
Sold bv druirgists.
Col-stable Nid:ii g. of K.-indoI
towuship brought one M. M. Davis to
the city this morning to be tried be
lore Justice Kimim-I tor carrying con
cealed wcf.pons. The coiislabie had
Davis haud-ciitled as securely as if he
hail murdered half a dozen men.
Our millers say that the new
wheat is turning out splendid Hour.
It is not yet dry enough to handle
well lint the mills are grinding it
Spring chickens are selling at
three dollars aud twenty-live cents
per dozen iu this market. There are
so many Methodist preachers iu the
country that few spring chickens
get to market.
Wc are informed that Mr. J.N.
Whitelaw has abandoned the idea of
retiring from business. He has pulled
down that sign, "Selling out at Cost."
and is now replenishing his stock for
the summer and fall trade.
There is no room in heaven for
loafers, and that fact is probably the
cause of us having so many loafers
here below. Loafers all expect to get
to heaven aud they want to do all
their loafing while they have the
freedom of here below.
The Caic is a great summer re
sort for teachers and preachers. They
come here from all parts of the coun
try to spend the summer months aud
associate with good people.
They had a terrible cutting affray
at Commerce last Saturday. A col
ored man stabbed a white laborer al
most to death. The colored man was
captured aud it was all a strong guard
could do to keep him from being
lynched. The colored man is now in
jail at Benton, and should the man he
stabbed die ot his wounds Judge
Lynch will surely get in his work.
Why can't Catic Lodge. A. (). I".
V get up au excursion or something
wharf boat and iu a few minutes th
whole boat was a mass of Haines.
The alarm wus given by the blowing
of whistles ou the traiisler steamer
and the railroad locomotives, but the
flames had gained such headway that
they were beyond control when assis
tance arrived. The wharf boat was
burned to the waters' edge aud is a
total loss. The boat was valued at
about two thousand dollars aud was
The railroad iuclinc took fire from
the burning boat aud had it not been
for the priests of the College who
turned out iu full force with buckets,
the iuclinc would have beeu licked
up by the tl.-unes also. It was badly
damaged in spite of the hard work
The transfer boat was tied up near
the wharf boat aud the Captain and
his crew arrived just iu time to save
her from the flames.
Reopening; and Deellralloa.
Next Sunday will be a memorable
day for Rev. Samuel Saegesser aud
the German Methodists near Gordon
ville, Mo. Their former church build
iug. large enough to accommodate
about .r00 jiersous. liceoming too small,
a move was made to enlarge the
church by the addition of a cross
section. The commendable under
taking was accomplished by the con
gregation at an outlay of $'2,500.00,
every dollar of which the congrega
tion met alone. This amount includes
the entire improvements with the
addition of a tine new pipe organ.
Prominent Seakers arc exacted
and also Knglish service iu the after
noon. All are cordially iuvited to
J. F. Froew-tii.e.
Pastor Ger. M. K. Church.
Faro far Ike Peaple.
Lemon Chill Tonic is more gener-
that w ould bring the members and allv used, is more pleasant to take and
MI T7' """r 'O'iges oi lliai j morc ctj,, JO cnrc than any chm
order together.' An excursion to the i , ,
St. Frauds River would be a pleasant ' ,omc m ,I,C " 1 proprietors
trip aud wc believe the menders ot , authorize the persons, whose names
every lodge in the county would be ' are to this article, to guarantee each
pleased to go onjUrip of that kind. bote to do what is claimed for it or
Rkenaaattaaa f-arcei la a Day. j refund the money. Instead of the
"Mystic Cure" for Rheumatism and sickening stuff vou bad to give your
Neuralgia radically cures iu 1 to 3 'sick child, this is so pleasant to take
days. Its action upon the system is that thev look with pleasure to the
moves at once the cause and the dis
ease immediately disappears. The
first dose benefits, 75 cents. Sold by
Rider Jfc Wichterich, Druggists, Cape
time lor another dose. For sale by
Miller & Wilson, Cape Girardeau and
Beu. Schwab, Dutchtown, Missouri
Haw Bill far Hale.
A splendid saw mill, complete in
every respect and located w here there
Male lar Male.
Having rented out mv farm, I
per bushel. The present market price ; have a spleudid pair of work mules ls P't nty ot timber, is offered tor sale
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mer can make money raising it at
lillsfneee llian ti mil ultetiil In w liia
gentle animals, aud I will sell them j reason for wanting to sell. For
cheap. Al. Oswald, i lurther particulars call at this office.
indeed a prosperous aud lively little
rity. Her public school and A valou
College afford excellent educational
opportunities. Her vast railroad, ma
chine and car shops give employment
to many hundreds of men aud her
coal mines are exteusively worked.
The business men are busy. Klectric
and gas lights, extensive waterworks,
gooil street railroads three hanks, a
town library which cost $.10,000, the
gift of Judge Norris to the city, etc
etc, are indeed tokens of a prosperous
town, country and time.
This is not overdrawn, it docs not
equal the thrift ot this and many other
counties in Missouri, among the. fore
most of which Cape Ginrdeau holds
good rank. Her wheat crop is the
largest in quantity and the best in
quality I have seen. Her coru, fruit,
etc cannot be exelled. Her excellent
gravel roads would be considered a
marvel, if compared to the intermin
able mud of this country and Kansas,
iler schools aud churches, and more
than all. her worthv. industrious and
intelligent people, entitle her to the
enviable position she holds among the
counties of the State. But why at
tempt to enumerate the many excel
lencies of Southeast Missouri. I tell
he people to thiuk ot all that goes to
sustain, enric h and emU IMsh a State.
and the Southeast can furnish them
more completclv than aiiv other sec
tion of the I'niou. This statement
may seem an exaggeration, but it one
will stop and examine our rich ami
varied resources, he will be convinced
of its truth. R. C. Norton.
KVIIrvillr lliotrirf Fair of Mt ( lair
The Fair w ill be held on September
1. J. 3. I. 5.
Special attention will be given to
the tine art departments.
The exhibition of liue stock pron
iscs to be far ahead of auv former
Many new aud attractive features,
never before seen at a Fair, will be in
troduced. A balloon ascension, with a para
chute leap, will lake place several
times during the Fair.
The speed-ring was enlarged last
year, and is now one of the best in
this part of the State.
The management is making every
effort to make this Fair one of the
best aud grandest ever held iu South
The program of the speed-ring has
beeu so arranged that there will be
closely contested trials of speed each
dav of the Fair.
Special arrangements are being
made for the speed-ring. Premiums
aggregating over $2,000 being offered
for this department.
The different departmeuts will be
in charge of competent and courteous
superintendents, who will take pleas
ure iu showing people through the
The mechanical and agricultural
departments w ill be complete in cvery
particular, showing iu active opera
lion all the latest and improved ma
chinery of the day.
and Morgan Oak streets.
The Street and Wharf Committee
submitted a memorandum showing
the cost of gravelling Kllis and other
streets, cost ot gravel, labor, etc also
amount paid by the different suls
srribers toward "ravelling the streets;
same was icail ami filed.
The Street and Wharf Committee
reported in reference to petition of
citizens to gravel north Sprigg street
to city limits, read at last meeting,
that the sum of one hundred and
sixty-live dollars be added to the five
hundred dollars subscribed by the pe
titioners, and the same be used for
that street, and work eommcuccd as
soon as the amount subscribed is
turned over to the City Treasurer.
The superintendent of the work
house made the following reiort due
various rity teamsters and laborers
for ihc mouth of June:
Due teamsters and laliorers .$18.40
Hauling gravel, 76 loads 57.00
AVork done on following streets:
Kllis street $ 3.50
1 1 loads gravel 8.25
Frederick street 13.40
Lorimer 12 loads gravel 9.00
Middle " 53 " - 39.75
Same was on m lion received, tiled
and warrants ordered issued to the
several persons named iu said report.
The Auditor reported Ihc following
for the month of June, .showing the
amounts received from various otlicers
I'.id on hand last report $7.fi81.91
Ree'd off. Ilirsch. Collector 715.47
- City Weigher 11 .so
" - Port Warden lllUKl
" Galiishc (on streets) 25.00
" C. llir.sch - " 13N.50
a-Board cf .Ed.-ijLcatIo.ra.,
Of the School District of the City of Capo Girardeau, Missouri
for the school year beginning July 1st, 1800, and ending
June 30th, 1891.
To bal in Treasurv
SCHOOL FI ND.
Inlv 1st. 1S90 $ 1,229.38
To ami received from State School Fund. . . 1,G53.04
To and received from County School Fund. 575.10
To ami received from Township School Fund 1 16.00
To'amt received from County Collector 3,191.10 1-3
To aint rer'd from R. R. and Telegraph Co's. 433.X5
To amt rer'd from tuition of uoii-resi't pupils 12.05
$ 7,514.12 1-3
ivy AMofNT warrants issi-ed:
For Teachers' Services $ 3.735.00
For Janitors' Services 393.00
For Repairs ou Real Estate 537.42
For Furniture bought 302.30
For Fuel 150.00
For Printing i'7.85
For Holding Annual Election 8.00
For Secretary's and Treasurer's Salaries 50.00
For Taking Enumeration 39.30
For School Supplies and Incidentals 139.20
By Balance in Treasury 2,131.55 1-3
$ 7,614.12 1-S
Ot above balance, two thousand dollars, not required for immediate
y, has been invested iu School Bonds of this District.
INTEREST FI ND:
To balance in Treasury, July 1st, 1890 $ 514.85 3-4
To amt received from County Collector 1,330.72 1-2
To amt received from L. A. Coquard for
registering Refunding Bouds 13.30
$ 1,858.88 1-4
By amount warrants for July, 1890 and January, 1891,
Interest Coupons $
For Bank Commission and Express Charges
For Secretary's and Treasurer's Salaries
For Registering Refunding Bonds
Bv Balaucc in Treasurv
$ 1,858 88 1-4
To Balance in Treasury, July 1st, 1890. . .$ 283.84 3-4
To amt received from County Collector. . 1,747.20 1-6
To amt received from L. A. Coquard,
as Premium ou Refunding Bonds. . . 245.00
$ 2,276.04 11-12
By warrants tor bonds redeemed $ 2,000.00
By Balance in Trea.-ury
By Bonds outstanding, July 1st, 1890
Bal in trcas June 28 $7.9x0.40
Said report was ou motion received
The Recorder reported the follow
ing for the month of June:
Bal due by Marshal May 28 . $124.00
Recorder's fees .
Msi-shnl's fees. .
Credits during mouth .
Bal due city by Marshal .$222.25
Report received aud ordered tiled
and that warrants be issued to the
several persous named in said report,
excepting those in case No. 633, City
vs. Mary II. G. Houck et al as it is
the opinion of this Board that these
fees should follow with the- suit.
W. II. Wilier, assessor, presented a
request in writing asking the Board
to advaure him $50 on salary: same
was on motion granted aud Register
instructed to issue warrant on general
revenue fund for the amount and
charge to Mr. Wilier.
Resignation of E. II. Frcylinghauscn
as sjtecial police, was read and ac
Among other bills was bill of B. F.
Davis, notary, for depositions, etc
taken before him in ease of City vs.
C. G. S. R'y was read, also a motion
to refer said bill to Committee on
Claims was lost by the following vote:
Ayes. Flentge. Porterfiehl: nays, (jlenn,
llenze, Matteson, Regenhardt, Rider.
Also motion to have bill of Good
Intent Fire Co., reported toCouimitte
on Claims, was lost.
The fallowing bills were allowed
and warrants ordered issued to the
liersons for the different
Hair la lHM,0a.
New York, Nov. 26th. A dis
was received ycterday from Balti
more announcing that Geo. II. Bciser.
of Brooklin, had become heir to a
vast estate there, valued at 500.000.
The property came through relatives
who emigrated from France iu the several
days of the Huguenot. Mr. Bciser ' amounts due them:
isau accouutaut iu a Fulton street B. F. Davis, depositions, etc . .$
clothing house. Brure's Law and Good Intent Fire Co.,2 mouths
Inquirv Agencv, of Chicago, trial eugiue aud watching. .
", , .. , . . . ... ! Mike Miggins, salarv for June
prosecuted his tlai.n.-Zoimrite j auil boarding prisoners. .. .
Corn ier Journal, oc. 27. j id. Walthcr, removiug dead
We arc Mr. Bciser's lawyers, and ! animals
by him seeing our advertisement. 1 Rud. Walther. repairing fence
became the agents of his good for-1 new cemetery
tune. If your ancestors came from ; E. II. Engclmann. costs, etc. . .
the old countrv, write to us aud in- J. M. Morrison, lumber 16.UG
close $1 for our list of heirs. There , S. M. Green. exenses to and
are more than half a billion dollars in i from Fredricktown
in Great Britain and Germauy, uu-1 Cape Lime and Marble Co., 3
claimed, which rightly belong to' barrels lixe in 18H9
people iu the I'nitcd States. ! B. II. Adams, po-ters
BriieV Law and Inu.i'ikv Office, Home Electric Light Co
164 and 1J6 Randolph St. J.T. B. Nesmilh. survcv and plat
Chicago, !!! . V S. A. ;M:i!-c!'i: Xr'tai!':, a'-i-tiny .
To bouds redeemed during year.
To balance bonds outstanding. . .
Of above bonds outstanding, fourteen thousand dollars have, during the
year, beeu refunded at a lower rate of interest. From 6 per cent, to 5 per
RATE OF TAXATION.
For School Purposes, 40 ccuts ou the one hundred dollars assessed valuation.
For Interest Fiiu.l, 15-" -
For Sinking Fund, 20 " - " "
E. F. Ostkui.oii, Scc'y.
J. A. MATTESON,
CniinV THE lEL'JS!
MWJMs SMI! I
DAVID A. GLENN M ILL OFFER HIS ENTIRE STOCK OF
COMMENCING .JULY 1, 1891,
In order to reduce his large stock before moving into his new building now
bciug constructed just south of Edward S. Lilly's Hardware Store, on
Main Street. This is no advertising dodge, but facts, as he is
anxious to open up with a new stock of goods iu his
MW AND ELEGANT BUILDING
If you should need any thiug in the way of Clothing. Dry Goods or Sh oe
don't fail to call early as evcrythiug will certainly gt as advertised dur
ing the month of July. Wc don't want it understood that be is
going out of business, but a bona-fide removal sale aud wants to
give his many customers and friends the benefit of buyiug
some cheap goods rather than move thein.
No. J South Mnfn Street.