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usAiy pencil joTrrsoa.
aKamorandttins Mads is the B
Lara I satiatr.
CoL Copcland'a lecture gave gen
tral satisfaction. Copcland if a line
talker sad tli lecture llbrewu did a
Vise thing when it secured him a
one of the lecturer in iu course of
Will II. Miller and Jefferson W
Lliubaugb, of Jacksoll, are lU tlie city
to-day. Tby aro here representing
Louis ilouck in the case ot the city
against Ilouck, which was Instituted
to coudemn and open an alley through
ilr. Houck's property!
Died, in this cilV, December Slli,
1891, Mrs. SlwaU lKlncrcst Reynolds
aged fifty-four years. The deceased
had been confined to her bed tor near
ly a year. She was a good woman,
a kind and aflcctiouhte mother aiitl k
I Hie and faithful christian. Her fam
ily has the sympathies of a large cir
cle f friends.
The etfaiher Idiew'ild got in to
lay. two days behind time. She was
stuck on a sand baf near Ste. Gene
vieve thirteen hours, aud in gettiug
oft the bar she Inst both ruddert, so
that she had to make the remainder
of the trip floating with the tide,
he had a big trip of freight
A steamboat owner at Cairo,
Illinois, writes to a man of this city
to know if a regular packet between
this city and Cairo would pay. He
any that if the people of this city will
nflcr him the proper eucoiir.lgeulcnt
he will put iu a good boat td run
a regular packet. j
The trial for the condemnation
t the south part of the alley extend
ing south from Themis street to In
dependence street between Main and
(panisfi streets is now goiug on be
fore Rt-cordrr Kugclmaiiu at the
i-ourt bouse. The alley lint never
tiecu open through to Independence
Mreet aud Hie city is now recking to
There will be services at the Fir-t
ltnpt'ut Church every cvcuiug this
veek, coiiinieuciug at 2::I0 autl 7
o'clock p. in. All afe cordially iuvit
d to attend.
-Ylie ohl Jlcuniugcr bremery is
being completely Ye-tiiodrled. A
dumber of men tiave beeki at work
(here for two week vnalcWig the
tiecessary changes for a big tircwcry
nnd ice manufacturing plaut. The
cellars have been re-arranged and cti
targctf. Huns & Son arc dr-
ing the stone work anil they are,
tusking a splendid job. The brewery
will be in opcratiou in about two
iuoutha, aud it wilt tie the finest atld
largest brewery In the Slate south of
We sec by the Springfield -Yewf
hat our old friend, George W.Arnold,
has been elected Tost Commander of
the Capt. John Mathews Post. G. A.
K. of Springfield. Mr. Arnold's many
friends iu this city w ill be pleased to
heir that their old fWcud has been
promoted to comrtiandct"hlp of the
tt. A. It. rost of his town. Mr.
Arnold is as good man as ever lived
in anv community.
Kerd Koch, of Memphis, Tenn
is the father of a line big buby.
The jury iu the alley condemna
tion suit returned a verdict yesterday j
evening assessing damages against
(he city iu favor of Ixmis Ilouck in
the sum of three hundred dollars. i
Fountain street, from Themis to
Independence effects is being graded
The fencing around the Stnrdi
V&ut Itank lot was taken down to-day
to give the contractors acceat to the
Some of our cltUcus who reside
In the neighborhood of the Methodist
Church are complaining that their
rhiekeaw"eome up" missing or rather
that they disappear at night, when
chickens are not in the babbit ol run
ning est ray of their own accord.
They say that a bad chicken tbiei is
helping himself and they have him
siiotted and intend to catch him one
ot these nights.
Workmen arc excavating for
ewer on Independence street from
opposite Vogt's stove and tinware
store to the Dee corner on the wet
side of Spanish street
If onr banks are not loauing out
money now we are at a loss to know
the reason, for every man we meet
says he is dead broke.
Robert Noeninger arrived In the
city last night from St Louis. He
was called bv wire to the bedside of
his father who is daugerously ill.
The material for the Sturdivattt
Bank building is being put on the
grotrnd, and work on the new build
1ng will be commenced as soon as
the weather will permit. This will
be one tt the fiueM of all the hu-iups?
fcniboa ra the city.
We lea that the ladies of the
Christian Church ara to have supper
at their hall on the 14th Inst for the
beneat of their church. As the mem
bers of the Christian Church of this
city have been Very liberal to all the
'm other Chuehea for these many year
a i. .:n . ,i . . .
""j capcci a n.e courtesy irom
the other denominations, and in this
we hope they Will not be disappointed.
"Christmas candies! Why lota of
them, and at any price at J. F.
Scbwepker, Main street. Sw
Mrs. Seimers, wife of Conrad
Seiroers, died at her home sis miles
West of this city December 7th, 1891.
We have not seen the propositions
to put In water work here but we
are Informed that the propositions
read at the Council meeting last night
Were very complete and made a
favorable impression oil oiir city
representatives. There arc several
bids in and the Council will probably
be able to contract With some one of
For oranges, apples, banana
lemons and eneanuts. best assortment,
go to .?. F. Schwepker. 8w
The stockholders of the Cape
(irardrau ISwilding and Loan As
sociation fttet II the court house last
night and elected officers to serve
The ferryboat Cape" City went to
Commerce last night to deliver the
Idlewild's freight for that place. On
account of l)ing her rudders the
Idlewild could not make the trip.
Buy your raisins, currants cit?
robs, and pure ground spice from J.
F. Schwepker. 9v
The building of the new Sturdi
vant llauk will necessitate the re
moval of tile two sveamore treei
that have stood in the rear of the old
bunk building for more thaii lift
years. They have beeil gazed upon
and admired by many over whose
graves Die sod is now greeu.
-The City Council did flOt Accept
the bids presented for the water
works franchise. The mutter was
laid over to the next meeting.
Don I fh.il to call on J. F. Schwep
ker for something good to eat for the
--The committe id wtidui was re
ferred Jlh Ilouck's proposition in the
matter of tile railnnitl track on thf
Ijevee reported adversely t'j Mr.
-W. II. Miller. Of Jackson, Was in
the city yesterday attending a lawsuit
in Justice Kiiiiincl's Court:
Minre meat, plum padding aiiti
lots of ot her good thing to t-at lor
Christ inns. tSet them from J. F.
MiijorJ.lt. Dennis is nMetiilillg I
Circuit Court nt Charleston:
Dr. Fiillcrtoii i attending Circuit
Court at ( 'liarlustoii. He has a suii
iu that court against t lie Cottou licit
Christ. HofTincister. of Jackson,
was on Ur streets tv-'Uy.
Mogrimine is the only "Marsntocd
permencnt cure for headache and
neuralgia, ltclicvcs in J0 to .SO min
utes. A great blood cleanser and
stimulant tliatiu time positively cures.
Sample botile tree. The I r. Whithall
Mcjrriinine I n. South Item!, lud.
Sold by druggists.
Hon. M. II. Smith, of Farming-
ton, who has been in the city severHl
days ftttcudiug to legal business left
tor his home this morning.
Tho. C. aud Albert Adams, of
Scott county, are in the city to-day.
They brought a wagon load of pork
hogs lo market.
The brick work on the new
Misonic Hall will Dofi be completed.
The incline orr at Kast Cape
has been repaired aud the trnusfrr
boat is now running day and night.
Judge S. Alliert has taken out
his counter and shelving in the lower
storv ot Ills big store room, and is
repairing to do an exclusive whole
J. F. Schwepker says he's go!
more good things to eat than any
other grocery store in town. Call on
Hill Sftddeberry killed two deer
and a turkey yesterday withiu five
miles of this city. Now who says we
do not live in a country where there
is lots of game.
A majority of the Democrats id
this city were for Mills for Speaker ol
the House, nnd they claim that the St.
Louis Republic is responsible for his
There is no question about it:
Schwepker fells the best groceries in
the city. 19
II. L. Ilnnx will new have plenty
of coal to supply the demand. The
transfer is now clearing up the block
ade ot cars that have been accumulat
ing in the yards East Cape tilrar-
deau several days.
Fjigll'ih Spavin Liniment re
moves all Hard, Soft or Calloused
Lumps and lileinishes from horses.
Blood Spavin Curbs. Splints Sweeney,
Hiug-Uone Stifles, Sprains, all swollen
Throats, Coughs, etc, 8are $A0 by
ttse of one bottle. Warranted the
most Itlcmish cure ever known. Sold
by Itlder & Whirhtericb, Druggists,
Cape Girardeau Mo.
There Is one merchant In Jacksob
who is spending more for advertising
than any three merchants in this city
ire spending. That merchant Is do
Ing a big business while our mer
chants are fitting td their stores
growling about hard times,
M.-grimibe cure ant headache
in SO minutes. Sample free. Th
Dr. Whitehall Megrimine Co, South
Bend, lud. Sold by Druggists.
We have no millionaires here,
neither hare w anv dynamite bombs
but we hire lots of cranks. Million
aires, dynamite bomb aud cranks are
a dangerous combination, bnt so long
as we have bnljr one Of the article
that goes to Make up the combination
we are safe.
A "Coon'' set a box containing an
opossum in the Arcade Saloon yes
terday evening and went off and left
it there. The opposum got out of the
box last night and got in among the
whiskey bottles behind the bar turn
ing them over and breaking several
that contained the very best
A promiuect merchant says: "I
have sold Megrimiue lor over a year
and guaranteed it to cure any head
ache without bad after cfleHs and
have not found a single case It did
not relieve. Sample tree. The )r.j
Whitehall Megrimiue Co., South
Bend, Ind. Sold by druggists.
The work of putting down a
water pipe from the river lo the
brewery was commenced this morn
ing. The water for brewing beer
and manufacturing ice will be pump;
ed out of the Mississippi Kiver.
The Schuliert (Quartette, of Chi
cago, Illinois, will appear at the Opera
House in this city Saturday, Decem
ber tftb. The Sfhuberts are the beat
singers in this country and it is not
jftcn that they visit the small cities.
Iu li-ss than four months from
now our brewery will be fuming out
tocr aud we predict thai it will not
be lou thereafter till the St. I-ouis
beer depots here will cease to be.
The people of Scott county are
anxious to again vote on loenl option
and they are petitioning the county
court ttt order au election to give
hem an opportunity to tackle that
question agaiu. If the election is or
dered it is believed me county w ill
go wet this time. Mauy who voted
dry at the last election will vote wet
if they are given a chance to vote
The merchants of this city claim
that they have never experienced as
dlill times at this season of the year.
Usually, they say, lleceuiber is oue of
the best months of the year for busi
ness and trade, but not so tlti year.
This month has bi-cri a dull oue from
the lirst day and it gets worse instead
There arc some three hundred
hMdcd cars in the hiilrVad yard over
in Fjist Cape Girardeau w aiting to be
transferred to this side of tM river,
and thetransler boat w ill continue to
nut day and night till lliev arc all
The advertisement of the Lori
miiT .Mills ajipcnr elsewhere iu this
paper. We r!1 know the 1-oriiuicr
Mills for tJf tiiru Out as oood Hour
as is inuiiiifactured iu the romitry.
We take pleasure iu calling the
atteuiiou of our reader's lo t lie adver
tisement of till1 Weekly GUfic-lMmo-civ
f which appeSrs ill to-day's paper.
It is the largest as well as the leading
licpublicau paper in this country.
Ue'ild their n'lverliseuient and then
subscribe for it and we will guaiautee
that yon ill niver regret the small
sum you pay for this lare and vitiu
The t)wl Club has decided to
give a hall ou the -VSth of December.
We will send the Wkeki.v Dkm
m 'Ie.it arid the St. Louis (Jbilic-lk-mo-mit
weekly one year lo any ad
dress for one dollar aud seventy-five
Cents; Come ou and subscribe for
two of the best newspapers in the
The -nigger" is still a 'nigger" if
he resides ili Jackson. The Vblr-'rs of
that old moss-back town voted down
the proposition last Tuesday to build
the colored people a school house.
The Democrats of Jackson do not
waut the colored pertpie educated.
The educated colored man votes the
The youug ladies of this city are
talking about leap-ycr!r parties al
ready. They propose to make1 it
warm for the ohl bachelors next year
aud they are going to lgiil the at
tack early in the year.
At the stated conclave of Wilson
Hoyal Arch Chapter, Xo. 75. of this
city, the following gentlemen were
elected to fill the offices of this attrac
tive and important order tor the en
F. A. Kage, M. Ex. High Priest.
Alexander Ross, Kxi King,
lleitry A. rstf. Ex. Serlbe.
E. A. Kimmci. Capt; of tlte Host.
It, C. Norton. Principle Sojourner.
Wm. II. Wilson, Treasurer.
W. H. Hutcrs, Secretary:
J. C. Fuller, 11 A. Captain.
G. S. Drew, Master Srd Veil.
C. Kuencke, Master 2d Veil.
Sam'I Hitt, Master 1st Veil.
F. Vonveg, 1 1 Hard.
W. 11. Wilson, Trustee 2 years,
H. A. Pott, Trustee 1 year.
It is truly surprising the amount of
work that is tieing dntte by this hon
ored institution, and the number ot
strong, earnest men that arc beiug re
ceived into its sacred tabernacle.
May they prosper.
Inn Far sac reaale.
Lctnod ('hill Tonic Is more gener
ally used, is more pleasant td take and
more certain to cure than any Chill
tonic OH the market The JirOpHelors
authorise the persons, whose names
are to this article, to guarantee each
bottle to do what is cinilncd for It Ot
refund the money. Instead of the
sickening stuff vou had to give Votii
sick child, this is so pleasant to take
that they look with pleasure to the
time lor another dose. For sale by
Miller & Wilson, Cajie Girardeau and
lien. Schwab, Dutchtown, Missouri
rK)CO A POCO
TtJa fair Associativa Baa Ctaare
Mtraair mt Ml aa !Tw HU
Mancy la in Treasary:
While in attendance at the anndal
election of Officers by the stocbbold
eh, We glo&ced over the records of
the corporation and found that it is
but a few years since the fair grounds
were advertised for tale, to pat a
debt owed by tho compauy, amount
ing to over four thousand dollars.
It was theu claimed by some cro
kcrs that the management bad failed
into the bands of a ring manipu
lating it so Hi td enhance their indi
vidual gains. Be that as it may, there
is one thing sure, the same cry of
ring-rule has been kept up and im
proved in many ways, uutil it has be
come a settled belief th.it there must
"uc tire where there is so much
So, to find out the bottom facts and
givf the stockholders the inside work
iiig; we examined the books with the
The old four thousand dollar debt
has been fully paid hp principal, In
terest and costs, the grounds sur
rounded by an almost buiglar proof
barb-wl lence, the race track lev
eled nfnl Improved, the buildiug; ren
ovated and almost built anew, all the
current expenses, premiums and lia
bilities paid, and the books of the
treasurer show a clear balance on
hand ol over two thotisaud dollars.
This is prettv good tor the ring-rule.
and the stockholders seem well satis.
lied with the ring for they are nearly
all re-elected 'o otliee (tgnil'r which
action on the part f the stockholders
means, -well done, good aud faithful
We nlino.'t hear some shout: fcOh.
S"t: they elected themselves by their
own stock," but this is not the fact,
fdf i'reeidcut Kage. H ho holds the
largest block of shares, nearly enough
to swamp the small holders, positively
refused 16 vote a single share of his
stock, preferring that the small hold
ers shi'tlld bv a free ballot have the
rlgllt to select their own alficcrs to
manage their several interests, and
they fully approved the m-tnagemcut
of the past live years by continuing
the same policy uuder two cxcc
titrf: the same nu n.
The two most intercom- onestion,
thai c'niiie up for ni t ioii. was the
claim of the Daughters of the Con
federacy for a per cent of the gate
receipts of the lirst day of the fair.
This tpiestion was rather thrcatiiing,
as iiiite a number thought that the
Daughters had got the lion's share of
the contract; but, considering the
purpose ami object of the Da:iglit
ers that of giviug every cent to the
Confederate Home at lliggeuaville.
Mo. a liberal spirit prevailed and
their whole claim was allotted, seven
ty odd dollars. .tfr: Ilouck. Presi
dent, thanked the hoard and departed.
lietors leaving, however, she told the
editor and reporlcrof the Democrat.
that she was very angry at hath, lor
some article flint had appeared there
in; but we 'ire loath to believe that a
lady actuated by such noble, gener
ous principles as she has been iu this
mailer, can for a moment harbor an
angry llio!!g!it ajaiiist atiy one, much
less tbtKc Who wi.'li her well iu all
The other matter W.1S that of do
daring a dividend of six per cent
amongst the stockholders, out of the
surplus on hand.
This iiestion was warmly debated
by both sides. Those who hold large
blocks of stocks, and would profit
largest by the dividend, arrayed on
the negative, while a few small hold
ers, in a rather weak way. favored it.
So, after a fair add full exchange of
thoughts on the matter, it was finally
voted down by an overwhelming
majority, and the question of how to
dispose of the surplus lelt to the new
board of directors, who will meet
next Sat'irday at one o'clock aud as
sume ttieir duties.
-I wa ar a fa lad.
AVe hear that some of the gamblers
arc threatening because the Era asks
the grand-jury lo do its dutv. Squeal
if you so desirci We care not. One
thing is certain, the grnud-jury will
tail of its duty it it does not rake
them iu. Not that we are pure, but
that public sentiment demauds a bet
ter state of affairs. It Is a great deal
too open to the public jil.it i!0v, Pull
thcin C'uie AW:.
The Era deserve, much etrdil for
the staud it is taking against the
gamblers. Indeed they should be
-pulled" wherever found. JacktOH
Now Mr. Cash-ileok editor, just
ask the Colonel the names of the
gamblers he is talking somueh about.
The Congregational ladies will give
a supper in their Church at the Opera
House next Mouday evening. The
doors to be opened add supper ready
at 5:80 aud continue open to 10 p. m.
The charges will be IwCtoly-ttve cents
for a supper that will make ab epicure
smack his lips, but mind Von, If you
call for oVstcrs you will have to pay
something extra, as they will be iin-
Dorted from the comuiod wealth of
Maryland, free of duty however. The
ladies propose to make this the finest
supper of the season, a regular Rain
bow Festival," the tables representing
the various colors of the rainbow will
be a sight that w ill gladden the eyes
of AIL and Worth Ihe price of a supper
to see it, sa go, one and all, and take
your sweet hearts.
Salle la BaaiarM jlaa.
All business men wanting a card
oil the beW advertisement curtain
about to be placed on the stage in
connection with a complete set of new
scenery at Opera House, will please
leave their order with
John F. Sohuchert,
Manager Opera House.
a af Taa La Mat.
Here Is the latest by Joe Mulhat
ton, the renowned liar, and it is
good One, too: 'Last year down in
Mississippi, where the thermometer
registered seventy-five degrees above
ero, Cot. Stoddard' negroes were
engaged husking a crop of pop coN.
Ou Saturday at noon tlie last ear was
housed, and the men engaged Were
given the rest of the day as a holiday
They left the plantation and went to
the small railway station tieir by to
see (he evening train arrive. While
absent the Crib in which the year's crop
Ot pop corn Was stored cahght tire and
the heat froth burning timber caused
everv grain to pop." Soon the whole
plantation was Covered with "kernels,
SUd a mule twenty-eight years of age,
which was housed iu an old barn near
by, saw the ground covered with the
white raps of xp corn, and while the
thermometer rf-gistered seventy-five
degrees above zero, froze to death
thinking the white graius of corn
were suowflakes. Marble I. II J'r'en
1 he IImM-KIImI law Wlada a a la a
Flcat Balaawa Taa Lawyers.
The trial ofT. A. Head, who was
indicted in Mississippi county for
shooting at Prosecuting Attorney
Elliott came off at Farmiugton last
week and resulted in a verdict of not
guilty. T. A. liead is a colored
preacher anil took a baud id the cam
paign in Missisippi county, and in a
speech auid something rough about
the I'roscrutiug Attorney, for which
it is said, Elliott attempted fo cut the
Uev. I lead's throat. -
Tho cs.-e was tukeu ou change ot
venue to Farmiugtou and Head was
represented by Paul it. Moi're of
Charleston aud Carter and Weber of
After the trial was over Elliott and
Moore had a rough aud tumble light,
the particulars of which we take from
the Charleston JCulertrne as follows:
-Tli difficulty took place iu the
dining room of a hotel while the
guests were at supprf. Mr. Elliott was
diacnssing the case when Paul entered
the room and took a -e.it at tli tal e
opposite Elliott. They greeted each
other pleasantly and seemed to be on
the be.-t of ten. Elliott remarked
apparently in a joking niauiier.thal
Moore had tried lo biib- him or buy
him off Irom proseciitiuji'lhc casci to
lhi Moore replied laughingly that he
had not, that in the event of convic
tion iwing to some error in the case
a new trial was assured, aud that he
merely agreed to pay cost if the case
was dismissed. Elliott replied that
he considered it a bribe: Moore said
be was mStakcu. Elliott rejoined you
arc a d Mar;' Moore arose instantly
and broligl'l ltvrfi ft heavy dish on
Elliott's head shattering it to frag
ments and cutting an ugly gah from
which the blood spurted copiously.
' Holli pal lies then w ent at it -list and
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would have been hurt seriously but
for the intervention of .lohu Y. Mar
dick who endeavored ,to keep them
aparl until lie Wa shoved out of the
room by Jasper X. liurks, when the
parties clinched and fell and were
sepcrated by the crowd. Elliott was
' baillv bruised about the head and at
the termination of the fracas all three
of the parties looked as if they had
recently attended a hog sticking
Elli'Jtl and Moore afterwards made
friends, and Mardirk aud Burks bad
au interchange of compliments, but
en T'niteil "More they gni to-
l.Cmaa 4'alll Taair.
Is so pleasant that children look
forward to the t'tue to take it and yet
is eertaiu to cure the Worst ease of
chills, and is a sure blood purifier
while the appetite will improve from
the lirst day of its use. Remember
that each bottle is guaran'eed to cure
the most stubborn chill aud iu connec
tion with Well's Ijcmon Liver Pills
will cure the worst rase of bilious
fever, dyspepsia or rheumatism.
Manufactured only by the Ij-nion
Chemical Co. For sale by Miller
Wilson. Cape Girardeau and Hen.
Schwab; Dutchtown, Mo. 4
During October the number of im
migrants arriving in this country
Was 54,182, as compared with 46.267
fof the same mouth last year. For
the four months beginning July 1
the numlier of arrivals was 198,151.
as against lGCJ!) during the cor
responding period of 1890. For the
ten months since January 1 the total
numbers were: In 1890. 427.666: in
1891, 523.458. The total immigration
for the year 1891 is likely to be over
600.000. The increase over October.
1890, is almost entirely from Ger
many aud Russia. The figures for
these two countries arc for the mouth
Germany w.. . .10.119
This enormous increase was partly
conuterbalcneed by a decrease in
Italians of 2,158. This decrease in
Ihe iimnigation from Italy ha been
notablr for about six months. For
the four months ending October 31
It amounted to 4,161: For the ted
months, however: there Wa. tin iu
crease of Italians over 1890 of 8.490.
On tlte whole, the immigration seems
to be steadily increasing. Germany
still leads, With the United Kingdom
eecond, Russia third and Scandinavia
tourth, a little ahead of Italy. Hie
Russian and Polish flood seems to be
abating little, the Italian diminution
continues but Germany and Scandi
navia are coming up strong again,
and the British Isles keep sending ns
a steady stream.
The annual meeting Of the Stock
holders of the Southeastern' District
Agricultural Sdcicty, was Held at the
Court House, in the city Of Cape Gir
ardeau, Mo.-; Saturday, December At It,
President F. A. Kage called the
meeting to order. Alex. Ross was
chosen Chairman and . H. Engel
maun wa.? chosen Secretary.
The Secretary bl the Association
presented his report, which was re
ceived and ordered filed: Said re
port is in words end figures follow
Receipts and expenditures of S. E.
I). A. Sotietr at 26lh Annual Fat
Dee. i. To amount cash off
hand. ,......, i.33 02
Dee. & to ain't fee'd front
various sources .. 3.3fl .to
Dee. f). lir aW't paid fof
prem. and cxt.. .... .$2,710 60
- Br balance Cash in
Treasury . . . 3000 00
ftce'd of Co. Cottrt. ISO oo
" fur Stall Rent. 184 60
Speed e'nt.. 160 50
- Sweep'ke. . . 42 80
1'rivilcges.. 540 75
" Gate Itec's.. 1.865 70
- Adv't 421 90
" - Postage 43
liepair and Labor
Straw and fence ...........
Balloon Ascecalon ..........
Enrollment to Trotting Asst.
Net gain 26lh Annual Fair .
E. II. Exoei.man.v, Sec
Treasurer's report was theu road,
s'lowiug receipts from
Dee. 1890 to Dee. 1891 $4,710 60
PaviueuU made S.710 60
Con.mirtee on Ways and Means re
ported having examined the books,
papers and vouchers of Secretary and
Treasurer and found them correct
On motion said reports were re
ceived nut! filed aud warrants de
stroyed. Mr. Klmmcl moved that a dit-ident
of 6 per cent on slock be declared,
which motion was overruled.
Tlicrfl'ipi'tli ou motion. Stockhold
ers proceeded to elcetlott, to vote for
oite President, one Vice-President and
seven Directors for the ensuing year,
and (ml!, Were declared opcfl.
The Chairman appointed C. Kcmpe
and IS. II. Adams as Judges of Elec
tion, and Geo. Siemcrs as Clerk of
I'pon opening the ballot box and
counting the rote therein, the Judg
es nnd Clerk reported to the Secre
tary of the meeting that the follow
ing votes were casll
For President, F. A. Kage. : .
Vice-President, ti. l. Kimmel
Director. Geo: Hcliiers ..::..
- Joseph Meyer
Ren. II. Adams
ii. C. Thilenius
' Alfred Minton
" Alex. Ross
. . . 145
And that said above named officers
were elected for the ensuing year.
Ou motion the Secretary of this
meeting was instructed to notify the
officers aud Directors-elect of their
The meeting then adjourned.
E. H. Enhklmaxx, AtPX. Roos.
Secret arv. Chairman.
nirka Car neerraber.
December I'fgins in a reactionary
period, aggravated by new" moon on
the morning of the 1st Mercury is
on the 5th aud Vulcan on the 8th. to
gether with Ihe moon's first quarter,
aud approaching winter solsticei
About the 8th, 9th aud 10th, rain
storms, turning If Sftow with bllz
zardy tendencies to the north, and fol
lowed by hard freeing. Mnch storm
iuess with snow and rain-squalls about
the 14th and 15th. From the 19th to
the 23rd, solstice storms will rage,
bringing snow aud cold lor Christ
mas. The Sih Is a day for light
storm movements. Or! the 30th there
is a second new moon for December,
and ou the Stst the centre of a regu
lar storm period. December will
end in stonuiuess, and 1892 will come
in vcrv cold.
A tieaeral Taair.
This is w hat IjcKiod Chill Tonic 1st
A co.nplele blood purifier; a certain
apietizer; a nerve and brain food, and
while it is as pleasant as lemonade and
children cry for it, is so certain in ac
tion that every bottle is guaranteed by
the proprietors, and who authorize
their agents, whose names are below,
to refund the money in any case where
the medicine fails to do what is claimed
for it Can anything be fairer than
this? Remember the merchant Wh03C
name is to this is authorized to act for
us ih the above guarantee. AVe do not
claim lo cure a whole family with one
bottle but to break the worst case of
chills. Manufactured only by the
Lemon Chemical Co. For sale by
Miller & Wilson Cape Glrardean, and
Ben. Schwab, Dulchtown,ilo. 4
r-tatttaUatHi ar ttsa Clly Caaacil I
Kosbat Evening, Dec. 7, 1891
Board met fo regular session with
tneiriayor, II. P. Peironnet in (he
Chair and all members present Messrs
Fientge. Glenn, Uenze, Matteson,
Portcrfield, Regeuhardt and Rider.
Journal of the last regular meeting
read and approved:
Report of COIilrtiittee' On Proposi
tions and Grievances, lit the matter of
petition of M. DittliugCr, asking tor
North street to be opened s Set Out
in said petition; was received and
Off dtotiod Of lr. itegcnhardt, the
Judiciary Committee Was instructed
to draw np an ordinance to condemn
XortU street from Pacific street to
Mr. Ilenzc, as chairman of the
Duildiug Committee, made verbal
report on the petition of F. W. Pott
askinar the nrivelrrre of building an
elevator in front of the Union Mills,
stating that Mr. Pt would explain to
the board what he wanted.
Mr. Tott being present made a
statement to the Council and asked
(hem to take some action on the peti
tion. On motion sakl petition Was
refered to the Judiciary Committee,
with instructions to Investigate' and
report on the samf.
City Attorney, Sam M. Green, re
ported verbally that he had procured
the deed to Henderson avenue from
S. Albert, J. A. Matteson, and others,
and submitted hi deed. He also
stated that he had heard there was a
possibility of a compromise beiug
effected in the case of the City and
the St. L. C. G. Ft. Smith Ry. Co.
and that Mr. M. It Smith, attorney
for said road, being present would
perhaps make a statement to the
board in reference to same.
Mr. Smith appeared before the
board and stated that he desired to
submit a proposition looking towards
an amicable eel dement Of the lawsuit
refered to. After some explanations
he submitted said preposition in
Mr. PorterfieW moved that the
proposition be refered to a committee,
of four members to be appointed by
his honor, the mayor. Said commit
tee to make report on to-morrow,:
Tuesday evening. The Mayor ap-
pointed Messrs Rider, Matteson, j
Glenn and Porterlicld as said commit-,
Petition of J. F. Schwepker, audi
others, asking the board to consider
the matter of a signal service for the
city, was read and after some explan
atory by Mr. Schwepker, the petition
was received aud filed, aud the City
Marshal was requested to purchase a
pole tor displaying the signals, and to
display the same when necessary in
accordance With instructions to be
furnished him hereafter.
Petition of Mr. Youngbloodi signed 1
by U. P. Peironnet, and other mer
chants aud citizens asking the coun
cil to grnnt him a special auctioneer's
license, was read aud on motion re
fered the to Judiciary Committee.
Petition of Louis Ilouck. by his
agent X. C. Frissell, asking the priv
elcge of erecting a wooden porch one
story high in front ot building on
Independence street, said porch to
extend over and across the sidewalk
in front of id building, same read
and on motion of Mr. Fientge Was re-
fcred to the Building Committee. were received ftotn n llliam w. Aiar
Thomas ' maduke. of Washington, Indian. I
Farrcll; Mike MiggiUa, W. F. Rodney,
and others, asking the board to dis
tribute gravel on North Main and
North Spanish streets, to protect the
road bed, was received and refered
to the Street and Wbart Committee.
Petition ot property owners add
Ilia hoard to es-
tablish a grade aud place curbstones
on north side of Good Hope street,
between Spanish and I.orimier Sts,
signed by J. F. Schwepker, Mrs. Isa
bella Russell, Emit Sebastian, aud
others, was read, received and on
motion (it-aver ot pititioners grauted.
Petition of Dan DSvi); asking the
hoard to allow him pav for cleaning
allcv between Main and Spanish Sis,
frotn St; Charles Hotel south, was
read and refered to the Committee Ou
Mr. Rcgenhardt staled that Mr.
Frissell, as agent for Lodls Ilouck i
requested him to ask the board for
permission to lay pipC3 from the hotel
on Spanish street to the culvert to be
built on Independence street. On
motion prayer was granted.
The Auditor submitted his report
fof the mouth of Nevenibcr, as fol
lows: ltal. on hand last report .... $5,216 71
PaidTrcae. bf C. Hirscb,
J. R. Slaugber, Weigher.
S. Albert, Port Worden .
Wm. Wileke, on streets..
a- uu on
Bal. in Treas. Nor. ...... $6,152 04
Said report was on motion received
Tile Sojit. of the Work Honse re-j
ported the following for the month of;
November. Due various teantsters
and laborers as follows!
$171.45 distributed on the follow-
tv ,fioi.t 9 79
Frederick street . .
Good Hope street .
aai nrlLD VP THE WHOLE
Gravel hauled, Vl7 loads, a
75 .;;,;.$215 Sj
Distributed a follows :
f rederick sfreel, 7? toads.
BroadWay, 81 loads.
Good Hope street. 12i loads
Sprigg street. 9 loads.
Total, 2$7 loads ......... H4 S
Work done on Wharf...,.- 171 W
On motion saW Kpttft Was reteifed
and filed and warrants Ordered toned
on th proper" ltiads it favor ot the
different parties named in said report.
The ltceoTder reported III- follow
ing for the month Of November :
ihl dhe Citt by Marshal
Nov. 2..... 47S 0f
Fines during the mouth ...... SO 00
Recorders fees. . .
AtlOrnefefee. ....... ...... 00
Witnesses..-.. ........ ...... 4 60
Total.. ............ 595 SO
By Credit.. 15 40
Uai dtfe Cilf try Marshal
Dee. l ... ........ .....W7t 60
Oa motion said report Waa received
and filed and warrants ordered issued
iu lavor the different parties named
in said report.
The following bills Wcfel read and
on motion allowed aud Secretary
iustrncted to isnfe warrants on Gen
eral Revenue fund favor the different
j parties for the several amodnts.
. M. Ramsey Mfg. Co. Hose
etc for Fire Engine $ 7 20
Rudolph Wallher, sexton. Re
moving dead animals... 1 75
game. CofBd and hurrying
pauper, (cooritr) . . . . 8 00
Perry Hopper poles S 60
I J n Nestnitb. aurv ey north
i Suri" 9t ............
Jua. stAvit Son, 8 wheel
Geo. Franaeb rep.-city tools
jjjfce Migjin salary supt
Kof. and boarding pTte
, u y0gel stove rep. tie. . .
j. jj, Morrison, lumber......
Geo- Cbappell, Reg. feea etc. .
r.lobe Printing Co. ad. water
Dafld Williams, waterworks.
Engineering; 3ewa Pub. Co.
ad. water works 1 80
Home El. Light Co. for Nor. . 119 89
0. 0. Kimmel. acknowledge
ments 4 00
Dity Drug store, for Sullivaa,
(county) S 89
Dr. J. D. PorterfieW att Sulli
van, (eoonty). 82 00
Franciscan sister, nursing
Sullivan, (county). ...... 16 00
Hy. Alexander, approved by
Board of Health.. 16" 60
Sam. M. Green, allowance for
expenses 10 00
Ben. II. Adams, 2nd quarter
City printing and printing
bimks. 25 29
Mr. House moved that the stree
and wharf committee be instructed
to put in sewer pipe across Sprigg
1 - r -.,,i I
! street at micrsecuou oi v iuiiu am.
' Pprigg streets. Carried.
Proposals to ooua waier wo
Samuel Wilson FresColn. New York
City and F. W. Racder, St. Louis.
Same were read and further con
sideration postponed until to-morrow
Ou motion board adjourned until
'Tuesday evening Dec 8th, at 7:90
Attest. Geo. E. ChappkU,
tviisruY EvESfxo. Dee. 8, 1891.
Board met as per adjournment with
the Mayor it. P. Peironnet in the
chair and all nlcmiier present
Kleutge, Gleenj Hume, Matteson, Por-
j tcrflcld, Regeuhardt, Rider,
l'roposdl of F. W. Racder, of Sf.
Louis, lo build water works was read.
The special committee to whom
was refered the preposition ot the St;
L. C. O. F. S. Ry, looking tewarde
a compromise of Certain salts, re
ported as follows!
To tlie Hod. Mayer and Council:
Your committee to whom wa referred
the proposition of the St L. C. G.
F. S. Ry. Co:, for compromise ot
Certain suits now pending in the
Madison County Circuit Ceurt.'beg
leave to report that we deem it not
to the best interest Oi the city to ac
cept the proposition as presented.
3. It. RitJEttv "I
Davh A. Glesx, I Special
d. A. MATTBsotv, I Coin.
J. D. PORTKRFIELD, J
On Motion of Mr. Keren hardt the)
! report was received and concurred IU
I ami the committee discharged.
I On motion board adjourned Until
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