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THE DEMOCRAT. Don't send off to Ihe big cities) The number of Undeits at the
EyEHT SATURDAY MOKXgfjJj
BEN H. ADAM&
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f TTTftl.Tlotleea 10 cents TX'T tin. srS tnftrTt'ftt,
. .rj"t;ltuj; eoUcjs oa editorial pace K cents
par lias. ecS tnsvnioo .
IiEAD t EXCIL JOTTIHGa.
fctimorandnras Made a the SsV
I'nr-le Pat Powers is a biirsrer
man than the city engineer. He gets
a cool hundred more for nft great
work as street cutnmWsioncr. There
s at last, nothing like lieinj; a well
Vegcilated uncle. Memphis (Teuir.)
D lily sin,:
.So they have an irishman by the
namo of Powers h'ildiug ofiife -a
Give us the do'.lar of Anr dad
dies or the dniRrs of anv other
Y-llow's daddy jual so it will pay
debts aud buy the uetessaries of life.
The tie carriers will .gaift soon
be made happy. The thousands of
lies on the river hank near the rail
road depot will Be loaded on barges
far shipment, as soon as there is a
little more water in the river.
At the next election in Scott
Vouiity the county wat question will
tirolubly be vV.toil on SjjMi. The
people of Morley have long hankered j
after Ihe court huand this year
they will make a hard pull to have the
Vouiity seal changed to their town.
They will never get the uccessarv
votes ti capture the prize.
A lady aud g. ntleman rereutly
!. "uti'il to rViisult a -(-pirit iiipiiimn."
The lirst question iHe lady akcil was
bow many children M! had. 'Four,"'
trapped t'.ie pirt. The husband,
wtartlrd by the areurary ot the replv.
e;i;icd up ami inquired. "How many
xliildrirn have If "TwoT came back
aiMi rr. The liubitiid aud wife
looKcd at each other, with an C'ld
smile, aud retired nou-helievrfa
TliTe has been a mistake mailc soinc
wliere ETr.hitiiyc. j
If" V. C. f. Certain Cure"
tsuttt tlie bvt rrms-ilj joti have
nrr n.e4 for Cliiirx and I'cvrr
vor Bioncj wl.'l lie reTunf.cH.
t'U':iu:il ;u lukc. Ejirgc bottles
C .( cents.
l'or sale bv W. II. C'oerver, ilruggiM
The man ub gct inn 1 at what
tlic newspapers say ahout him siionld
return thanks three tiUies a day for
what the newspapers kuow about him
mid c!ou" l say.
What this town neKW most now
U a few lir.t-c'.ts tuuerals. and until
it h is t.'iem the chances are agninst us
liecomiug a "real, prosperous ami
grow iui: city.
The programmes for the South-(a-ttern
IHstrict Agricultural Socie y
Spring lla-cs rtrt; priute 1 and ready
Peter Iluber is in the city t -
U :v. He says that time iu the coun
try are harder thau they are iu town.
Children likr to take " C. C.C. .
Cert ul n CltUJ I ltc," Ihr pious
nut aad K"t"anlrd cure for
Fever, Ague and malaria.
Price SO cts.
tors le by W. II. Cocrvcr, druggist
(Jeorge V. Franklin, of Taskcc.
is a candidate for Circuit Clerk of
AVayne county. Mr. Trankliii is well
pialilied to till the oflicc for which he
is an aspirant, aud the Democrats ol
AVaync could not Hud a better uian to
take charge of ttiiii oflicc.
The St. Ioiiis doctors who at
tended Mrs. Duestrow thought they
had a snap, but it turns out that her
hiillionaire husband cannot raise
enough money to pay his lawyers to
Save him trout the gallows, and tile
big fees the doctors had been figuring
in their heads will not materialize.
The Democrat is tor anything
that is calculated to benelit the eity
and our people, aud our people know
that, so there is no use comiug to us
to ask us to support a measure that
will be a benefit to the city. We have
been laboring for the interests of
Cape Girardeau for eighteen long
years aud we are not goirfg at this
iate day to iff to undo the good
worK we have worked so hard for in
We have been indulging several
subscribers to the Democrat for a
long time, but te cannot wait on
them any longer. They must now
pay up or we will stirely shut them
off. It costs Money to run a new
paper and we tmtst bavc our pay.
Bob Jennings, of Dexter, called
6h us to-tiay. nob is a printer, aud
be has held cases in the Defttor EiUer-prue-MeMtnger
office for several
The Popttiists ot this County
will bold their convention early so as
ia give their candidates plenty ol
time to stump the county.
There ara several vacant store
rooms on Main street that trtmld look
much more business-ldte Were thev
filled up with something1 to' tttl to the
(eople. Vacant business bonses are
bad send off for a toTrn.
The people of Poplar Bluff cave
toted twenty-live thousand dollars
lor water works in' that totto. Except
ing Crfpte Olrsrdcau Poplar Bifff is
WVtow in fW beast Missouri
I for anything you can get at borne
especially anything in the printing
One of these days in tbe near
future some St. Louis parties are go -
to come o this city with a forty
M thoasand dollar stock of goods from
a bankrupt stock aud then you will
see tbe for fly for awhile in the
(knocking down of prices. The men
1 . . .... . . .
trill handle this big ezock are
'' JJ jmen who believe in the use of -printer's
'.'.'.'..Z t'mi ink and they will use it too when they
CU at ,be"Gem Shoe Store" on
Broadway and see those Reindeer
skin shors. ty H. Uuter's proprietor
a goou iji guaranteed.
This office has turned out sev
eral sets of horse and jackbills during
the last ten daVs. Wc arc prepared
to do that kind ot work to mit all.
' If the money that is deposited in
our banks was in circulation the ry
of hard tinribS would nut he Heard to
Go Slow, geat'cinon, 0 slow.
Wc cow have a chauce Cf securing
water Work if no blunders are made.
For Sale A .iod r.aI cart.
Will !eH ceap for cash or trade foi '
corn. Aprvly at tltiJ office.
An honest government is nece?-
S.ry for the prosperity of this city
and tt DrMUL'K.W prop'ises to sei
that wc have thai kind ot govern
ment. Bnsiness is picking np a little.
Farmers have to have' fiipplies and
they manage to r.i'."te a little money ti
f end v,-'t eVr merchauts.
If ynnr apn-iu r none notli
ag will restore it more quickly
-Uiin . -. Certain Chil!
Jtire," rrcnt Tonic and
I'uarnnteetl Cnre for Chills aud
Fever. Price SO ceuU.
Frr tto bv W. H. Co.rvep, drug? is
A i. adjourned term of the Com
mon Pleas Court will couvene ncxi
Monday. tM the cnurl will proliabl;
be in session ail the week.
The Hoard r7 Kdiieation is fig
tiring on building .n addiiiw'l to tin
Loriniier public school building thb
year. The AttehdiHcV nt lliat schooi
is so large that additional room i
uecessary. A few years ago the publh
s -hool of this school district had at:
indebtedness of about forty thousand
dollars but thM indebtedness hat
been cut down "11 it is bow 'tf than
fourteen thousand dollars.
When Otto Holm, the decorator,
gets through decorating the Lutheran
Church building ilia, will be the finest
i house of worship in Southeast Mis.
souri, aril it will show flic work of a
mini whose skill r.s ru ii'tist is hard
lo beat iu any city in the country.
Joe Meyer is in the city to d iv.
He inform us that his son-in-law.
Johu Kider. who w.:ut ti! St. l ouis to
have his eye treated by a !ecialit, i
still i i the l ity, an 1 t!i? last lime he
wrote home hi eye was improving,
but he could not yet see with it.
Thero virt more people ?i
Ilappy IM!.r.v" l.i-t night than' wen
eve,- there at on? lime before. Thcj
weut there to s-sc the lire of course.
Wc understand that another great
newspaper man w ants lo start a pper
in tllis city. He is a country lad with
lots of chock but is minus that heao
materia! that has caused so mairt
newspaper failures iu thin town.
The Cape Girardeau De.m'h'Uat
has had a little 'unpleasantne.'"" with
Sdine of the city fathers because he
showed up sum: violations of the law
by the codarilmeu. hen ollicials
aro caught id wrong doiug they are
generally enraged at those who ex
pase theul. but iu showing up such
action the I kmo;'kat is only fulfilling
it; duty as champiou of j'liblic inter
ests aud deserves the support of all
good citizens for so doiug. DeSoto
"C. C. C. Certain Corn Cure"
removes corns, warts, bunions,
moles nnd callouses. Warran
ted. See that C. C. C. Is blown
In every bottle. Take no other.
For sale bV W. II. Coervcr, drug g is
The Xc win in murder trial that
was set for to-day at a special turn! of
the Circuit Court iu Jackson did not
begin. The defendant swore against
Judge Hiley aud the case was con
tinued to the May term of the Circuit
Court, when Judge Fox will be called
to try the case. Proscc'itidf Attor
ney Con ran returned from Jackson
tu "day aud will stop over night in the
city before returning to his home at
A one-slory frame house owucd
by J. M. Morrison burrc? down last
night up iu Happy Hollow. The
house was apparently new. It was
rented to some parties who had
not yet moved in but bad mast of
their household effects in the building
when it took fire. Tbf htfosc was set
ou fire bv some one and if is said the
party is known aud will be arrested.
Prosecnting Attorney Conran, of
Vew Madrid couuty will hereafter be
a better mau. He ordered the Great
Religious Weekly syt to his address
for one year.
Mr. A. W. Gilbert, tho genHleman
who was here in the interest ot t
water 'offis nlsrfit ft as called to St.
Louis by wire yesterday but he will
return Saturday and at Ihe Council
meetiuy next Monday uight he will
probably submit a propottl?ott to the
A railroad from this cit !o Per-
ryviHe wotfld be nice for the people
of Perry ville, but it all the people of
that town are as oncry as oue man
they sent us such a railroad would be
'a bad thing for Cape Girardeau.
Normal is still increasing, nfae stu-
denU entered achool yesterday, teak-
ling a total of eighty this term. Ve
are pleated to see this institution in
' such a prosperous condition aud
! under the efficient management of an
; able faculty it cannot
than a grand success,
j i( the railroads keep 6n goiug
'into the bands of receircrs they will
-II 1. 1 : 1- . i . ti
Barguius at xmiuau .
The sttideuts of l.itfcoln school
bad a very interesting entertainment
ia honor ot Washington's birthday.
There arc some "fcciut young
men in Ihis city. Wc conld name
some of them who are a disgrace to
themselves, their paVcns and the city
Time and tide wait for no man.
aud the lady who boys her shoes of
Hainan uoesu i nave to wait lor anv
because her shoes stav
A fine Kentucky race horse was
exhibited on CiSr streets this morn
ing. Like everything else that t-umes
liom KeatPcky he was a trartiftl
The comity conrt of Scott county,
it its meeting last Monday appointed
ain Tanner Sheriff to fill the ya-j
cancy occasioned by the death of
Sheriff Miller. Mr. Tanner reftles
The roll of currency you put
a vay iu If ; Wft-ty box is lonesome,
a :d is ynwiiiiig to get into circtii.Vuo
igaiu. Take it to Hainan's auJ fKve
'I a mouth!'-.!) of fresh air.
George M. niiehrinann is C!:ljg
Herbert Itanney's place as mail agent
in the Homx railroad. George Is h
letter looking mau than the gcutfalj
ruu of mail A joats.
The mirVd edge of the dollar
forms the c!gs in the wheel of trade.
You should circulate those at Hamau's
That greAt Williamsville aud
Misslst'rti Kiver railroad that was
constructed on paper a lew weeks
go does not seem to be making much
headway. Too much wiud.
The stealer Xcw IdlciMld will
cave St. Louis next Friday cveuing
n her regular run.
Hew are yonr .shoes? Have you
seen Hainan's stoA-k ot shoes?
K. W. Finiey, of Kc'.Jo, gave the
Democrat Job Departurjiit til d'; ilV.r
t -day for quite a big job of priutiug.
The river is now clear ot ice with
i goo. I stage of water for steamboa'
rg n:id the outlc!t is that business
ou Ihe Levee w!l) be lively fiMra v. liilC'
Oue word desrriyea it "perfec
tion.'' We refer to beWilt's WitcH
Hazel Salve, cuCes Ctstinato JrW:
biiriu. skin diseases and is a well
iiiovvu cure for piles. 1. lU'n .Miller
I). A Glenn went to St. Liuis to
lay to purchase a uew g'.iply of
;oods for his store.
Albert Hat'kiiis Has l!een iu the
:ily two or tllffcc ilsji. Albert is now
nierchaiidisiug at Kloilgett.
Kvcri t. 5-srt-hor?e crii'.lilii t g"i
ahead it' he didn't have a pull. That
is necessary now-a-d.ivs and that ai-
:ounts f.,r the trade at Ilaumii's. J lis
bargains .ire ol a kind to pull.
.lack Snipe are plentiful now aud
shooting them is tine sport for pports
ne:i who can shoot ou I lie wing.
A constable fidlit Wayne comity
A'as iu the city to-.lav. Ho csnls up
to see the big city aud get a ijuare
Ignorance of the merits of De
Witt's Little Kai K Jt'ers Is a mis
fortune. These iittic pills regulate
the liver, cure headache, dyspepsia,
bad brcatli, criustipatlMn and billioss
liess. I. lieu .Miller. Drllggist.
Hicks predicts some hard weath
er tor March. IlleCs Is a better
prophet thau the ground hog.
TCi kind of weather will ri'ate
the hens lay ittitwlthlaitdiiig the
lespoudcucy of the Democratic roos
If you can afford to be annoyed
by sick headache u'd constipation,
don't use DcWltt s Little Karlv Uisers
for these little pills will cure them. 1
Ben Miller, Diuggist.
Good clot lies don't make great
men, but good clothes make great
fools. Look otlt oil the streets nlc'st
any day and yon will sec some oi the
latter class of great men.
Little vegetable health producers:
DeWitl's Little Earlv Kisers cure
malarious disordes atti) regulate the
stomach and boite'ls, which prevents
hcadiich'e' aud dizziness. L Den Miller;
Wc hflvc been looking up the
pedigree of a woifld-be piotftiueut
citizen of this city, aud we have' so'
far found that his fath'cr was strung
up bv a mob tor rape. Wc expect to
locate his broihers If h'e hai fftfv In
An electric medicine man is in !
the city gifirig free lectured.
Tan shoes will be the fashion thJs
spring. Look s't tbe assortment at
Come in like a iamb, go out lfke
a lion, is an old prophecy for March,
and if this holds good we will have
blustery weather abort the end of the
Judge Ross informs us thai there
are several cases on the docket in the
Common Fleas Court that will come
up for trial next week.
Thero are lots of men in this city
who will be slipphig aratnrd to the
nan who is advertising election pads,
ft hen they learn what the pads are
Cure your corns by wearing the
Seal Skin sboe fold at tho "Gem Shoe
Stofc" on Broadway by W. H, II uters
Bcu Schwab, merchant and post
master al Dutchtown, is in the city
to-day. lie says the farmers in his
section of tbe country arc preparing
jtottr larms lor piowmp.
An old steamboat man tells us
that there is no maney In the steam
boat business these days. He &ys
the railroads have killed the steam
boat business. It costs tbe Anchor
Line, he says, nine thousand dollars
to make a round trip from St. Louis
to JTew Orleans.
All that honesty, experience and
skill ctct do to produce a perfect pill
has been employed in making De
Witt's Little Karly Risers. The result
is a specific tor sick headache, billious-
ness aud constipation. 1. lien Miller,
Sirs. John A. Frank has been a
resident ot this city forty-two yean
to-day, and just that many years she
has been a successful business lady.
There are few old residents of the
city whe baveteenfn business as long
as Mrs. Frank, and bere are few pco-
ple who are more highly respected
than this gcod-n&tured, kind-hearted
Wc cjld not improve liieqnsl-tv
if paid iVou'olc the price. 1 : Win's
itch Hazel Saive is tne bel Salve
that experience tin Jirrtdiice. n- 'llist
jeney can buy. l.'iieu Mificr, Di ug-
giil. ' '
A gentleman from Illinois arriv
ed iu tlie citv vextcrilav to lui.k attcr
a creamery business. He ssys a
creamery hre would be a pajihg
business, boih for the fa-utcV's and
the business meu of t.is c'.ty. He
will remain hereeveral days talking
to our farmers and business men. and
he seems to IKttfc there will ha no
trouble ia organizing a stock company
Al! the talk in the world will nril
com nice you so quickly as oue trial
ot DcWitt's Witch Hazel Salve for
aids, burn-, bruises, skin affections
aud piles, 1' iten Miller, Druggist.
A young printer who has worked
in a printing office iu this city far tbe
last year, has. 'we understand, re
signed Ins position and ivjll tr.ke
charge of a church nt liotfnc Terre.
It is net Ofl en that a pointer goes
from the type cases to flic pulpit hut i
when one does stray off that way 1 e
makes a rcn-hot rattling preacher.
IS?u I leering once worked at the
printing businus but he is now t.
preacher with a reputation as big a
an eleplinrit. What he docs not know
abO! women, fast holies aud heaven
is not worth knowing.
DcWitt's Witch Hazel Salvi cures
pHes. DeWitl's Witch Hazel Silvc
cures bums. DcWitt's Witch ilaztl
Salve cures sores DcWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve cures ulcers. I. Be
Mr. C'tevrlani l-i itciiiteil u el
tb An.-tlenn Cnvlfi Dw3 to
Ob; Mr. CIcvclauil! Look hcte a
tiwiiiiont iiIpacp i a ill Liinir tlit .
there are m.iuv huu -iv unemployed !
in the land. Yoa know this, ben
you read it every day iu your copy of
the Tacoma A'eirs.
Xow you know that cgg3 even
without nog irc good loil. Why
can't you use your presidential pre
rogative by ordering the American
cngle every ons of him to go to lay
ing eggs fiir the people? The Ameri
can eagle has dime nothing jit a lit"
lie screaming oa Fourth of Julys ami
roosting round on a shield, and it is
time you forced liiui to become a
You cn cook his eggs al the Yel
lowstone geyser?; wlicrc tha Govern
ment Ka barrels and barrels of hot
water doing uothirtfr but bell. At
Fort Walla Walla the (Joveriiiucut !
has a big pack train doing nothing
but cat. You ran on this tote out
the eagles' eggs aud deliver them
to the dear people bard-boiled,
thus savlug the fuel which tbey have
There is suffering in the land since
your election, Mr. Cleveland: please
do soinethliijj ab'riit it. The Yahoo
islanders and Ooceu Lilac nih look
out for tlieriisc.vcs. Thev Have
climate d'-Kl sea bathing aud tourist
trf.tel to lire ou. Many of your sub
jects have not. Payallnp CoviiUctxe.
Am "ri?lil Karaalt floclpe.
Take oue pound of old tK'ddar
cheese chec'ic, cut it iu small pieces,
put it in a colander a'hd poiir boiling
water over it; let it dralil A tew inn
n.ents. Get your chafing dish hot, put in it
an ounce turner, ana stir in salt.
pepper and cs'cuiie siJ roiMo mus
tard, then add the cheese; let it melt
When thoroughly melted stir iu
half a pint of stout fr die fhigc'r ill
do if the other is uot at baud). Have
your slices of buttered toast ready
aud.tfcttr the mixture over it as 6oc.ii
as the beer is put in it. It must be
eatcu at once fWt tts hot ds possible.
.1 llgi:i coauii f. i aucuuvy jiake on
the toast will Improve the rarebit
laiuraare far C'rowaed IlraAa.
The crowned heads of Kurope seem
to take a good deal of stock in lite
iusurauce. It is' rcriouhced that the
King of Portugal has just taken out a
'00,uoo policy on nis me, nut tnat is
an insignificant iuvcs'mcut compared
wittf tin sc of some 6't (he other po
tentates. The late Flnperor Frederick
of Germany was insured for $4,000,
IKHV .The Queen Hegeut ol Spain has
her life insured for a large amount,
in behalf of her two little daughters.
following the example of her husband,
whose death multcbed the various
eompauions in which he was' trrsured
for 45,000,000. King Leopold of
Belgium's life is heavily insured, as is
also that of Queen Victoria. The
Queen's husbaud, the late Prince Con
sort, was insured for close upon
$5,000,000, the income of which has
been enjoyed by bis widow. About
tbe only sovereign in Europe Who is
not insured in the Czar of Kusna, tbe
companies regarding bun as too un
safe a risk on account of the nihilists.
II. Steinbach desires to inform bis
customers that he has the patent
right for manufacturing the Cork
Faced Collar in' the following counties:
Scott, Bollinger, Stoddard, Perry and
Cape Girardeau.. Call aud examine
jthis new pa'cut collar. w4m
OTf FCABt ritH TI.E.
Tke Wmmm r TMit '!"
t Bo Aeearat l Ace
Is it worth a woman's Wt!!e to be
fssccurate about her age? t)6es she
not rather lose nowadays by lessen
ing Ihe number of her years? Assum
ing that her object hitherto in setting
back the hand ot time has been to
render herself more attractive in the
eyes ot the opposite sex, it must be
obvious, says the Lady't Pictoria', to
close observers of the men and man
ners of to-day that it is not the maiden
of "bashful 15" nor the girl of sweet
2C who fiuds favor in the sight of
either the gilded youth or man of ths
worfd. Tbe threshold of woman no
longer invites them, sweet seventeen
is cut cfdate, immaturity is not at
tractive. It is nowadays only the
fcomac who has "arrived" who can
fascinate the weary, pessimistic youth
of tba per;oti: U !s o:i!y tho ex-
' f eriecced matron win. understanding
the faults and filliti'af man, cau ren-
der herself a J.i!l.-ien:?y reasonable
Companion tc hin wliet he comes to
: discretion. The ''Kretd-nnd-
butter" miss, the comparatively inex-
pcricuced maiden, nay. evci the vi-:y
young liiairou, are hopelessly -out ot
if at the preseut.
It is the hour of malrrty, and tho
woman has triumphed over the girl
Sua may now be anything ever 30
to held sway, provided always that
sho keeps lieV?iil SO in heart aud
face. She must look attractive, she
tiiust bare the power lo attract. She
must possess tact and judgement, a n't
then she can suap her fingers at times
aad boldly set down what slie likes
oa tha ceusus paper. At all events
aba Mad so longer dread the attain
ment of ter third decade, for it is
tfist that ler reign begins. Not un
til then does she begin to understand
!ts Bisnsgemeut of man. He Uocs
t want to be regarded as a school
girl's ideal, to live on bl!ss and kisses
aud eternally play the jcune premier.
He wtbtk co;upausoiiship, he wants
to have his laillls rocoguized and
openly discussed, aud he knows that
ttitfc her railed expcHcb'cb the
woman will not expect loo much ot
him nor iuvest him with a halo of ro
mance, ueilbrr has siic ilic.v matri
monial designs upon him. So has
she out-rivaled her younger sister
even her SiVti daughters, s:'.d thus
need -be no longer fear tho takiug ot
the ceusus aud the rcvcialiou cl her
A Bna Bsr Anrflan.
A itovel p!i WAs adopted a few
evenings ago for the ohicrtaiii'iienl
of a gathering of guests, by Jin. E.
Mclva'-, who recently returned Iror.i
ud "ls iWnS at l!ie llotel Sew
ACtherlami. jbacu gnest r-ccivcd a
bag coutaiuiug 100 beans, with the
instruction that the beaus were to be
used as a medium of exchange al the
auction sale to fdMeH"". Fvery ene
.i5 tl'cn informed that the terms of
sale would be ' your mouey or your
life." Smelling salts would be sup
plied lo unfortunato bidders. The
auctioneer announced that among tbe
articles; evt'r one of whH-11. had re
ceived the highest award at the
World's Fe.lr, were works of nature
aud art, antiques, old and new, paint
ings iu oil and k-ilsomine, crown
jewels aud ancient K:i!amuoo tapes
trie3. Judge fiarrctt paid fifty beans for
a neatly douc up package that turncl
out to contain an iutaut's rattle. Ten
beans were paid !y Judge Truai for
a bag of peaunts, but lit the bottom
of the bag the Judge found a ii.-md-some
scarfpiu. Stacey Clark paid
rriost of his legal tender for a bundle
mcasuting a foot square. In the cen
ter a? a stick of iemou candy.
Jrklge Dugro steVed hi Entire for
tune ou an im'ineu'io brown-paper
package; Hut ho wod ndlhiug b'i:t
tfrlfla ' ''Kerp t'fT ihe siraas.'
A Judge oi the Supreme Court
thus explains frhy in Kngland ve-
Hifclei Itfrri Id tho left in passing each
other: "The foot traveler passes to
tha rialit that Ihe shield on the left
arni ltfg'ttl fed Interposed (4 tfard off
4 treacberotls blow, and the right, or
sword afff, free to strike. Horsemen,
however, usually had mail to arolei t
tbeiti, and there wai niore safety iu
being the tiutifgonist than in having
to stfilCo across the horse, as would
have becu necessary bad they turned
to the right. When vehicles came
info use later drivers' instinctively
followed the old horseback custom
and turned to the left.' In this coun
try horses were scarce for foveral
generations after tbe fifst ?ef tiers, aud
the rule of the loot passengers, 'Keep
to the right,' wm the only one that
obtained. Whctf conveyances be
came common tbey stiff followed the
mora familiar custom of the pedes
trian, Instead of tee forgotten tradi
tions of thai mother country."
Ia It aala
Trf neglect yotfreelf if troubled with
any disease ot ite kidneys? No, it is
dangerous; and if yotV ro afilcted.
attend to yourself n6w. Do not wait
bat nse Sulpher Biitera at o'nee. They
cured ne wh'cif I wasgi7en np to die
by several physicians. Jonathan
Da Ton Iffca BllcnrilsT
If not, why do' you remain in the
North when you can go South and
avoid the bliziarJfs sn'uTrvoTtfth more
comfort. Yoa can Ve out In the snu-
shiue all the time and have green
vcgetaWfes from yonr garden every
day in (he winter. Fuel costs noth
ing. It costs less to five and there is
more pleasure in living every mouth
of the year along the fine of the Mo
bile and Ohio Kallroad than in the
North. Lauds' are very cheap. Now
the time to investigate. Write to
E. E. Posey,General Passenger Agent,
I bavc bea a Wa raftmf ff
tktns I atedlaa;edw;
I jraai mw kia4 mffv
nrmhsTC n kcadrli and bavogaUa
4 fltlen iwawli la elbt."
SOLD EVJ&Y Wll&2, .
.. I'lCBbrrs Kmmmtrwm.
Bob L'lenberg, the colored man
Who broke into the Jackson Bank
oue nig tt last July, and has been a
fugitive from justice ever since, is
now iu the Jackson jail.
At about 12 o'clock last Wednesday
night Sheriff Randol was aroused
from his slumbers by 'bud knocks on
his door, lie g4t up, went to the
door and asked who was thci'S, and
what was wanteth The answer was:
"I am Bob Uleiiberg aid I want to
give myself up and be placed in jail."
sheriff Randol - took the fellow in,
took him un stairs and gave him a
cell in the county jail.
.al, b?t!) Ull ,in tLe omcers since
last July u'jil had wandered from one
State to another snd everywhere he
went ofnerrs Were looking for him.
so he concluded that he would return
home and i'b N.tm&lf up and take
his meiticiiic 1 ke a little man.
THE NEXT MOrtNtNt I FEEL BRIGHT AND
NEW AND MY COMPLEXION 13 BETTER.
My doet-r It ci genflr on tht itocnack, Df-r
and fci4iif) k &nd Is a i-imtit laxatlro. Tbia driat t
in'J fiin h rbsi. cci is prepared tor B3 M r'r M
. AUdrac.sMnitMSteaiidtl.Dpaekace. If
J Da csui'.ft tret it.ti'1 roar mildrcsaforfrMMmplaa
amv ITmmAlf SlrtflHa M.vr. Ihe awUcch
a Innut rtolMivaUbhii.nfeMcirT.AdnaL
OUATCa V. WtfoVWAKO; LckoT, Jl. XV
bater la irryvitle.
Ciirtn, Ii.u, February 28. Sev
eral wealthy citizens of Perry Count',
Mo., met a number of Chester capi
talists last uiht to discuss tbe feasi
bility ot budding a standard guage
railroad trom Chester to Perryvil'e
Mo. l lie people in 1'erry County
have already put up $30,000 to pay
for the bonds, and the Chester people
arc expected lo rai9"3 the amount to
$50,000. Trausfer boats will be used
here to carry the cars across the
rivci, aliri the road which is designed
to connect n'llli Louis Houck's Cape
Girardeau road at Perry ville, will
eventually be extended to the Iron
Mountain. A committee went- out
this morning and secured promises of
the sale oi $5000 worth of bond in
aid of the project, and it is thought
that the full amount will easily be
rjiscd aud the road put in operation
before the close of the year.
tt C-'t-b Cal-U. Cmghf , Sots Threat Voo. Tnflaea
ta. Vji90):r.f Coitgb. Bronchitis and Attama. S
ecrtl's CJt-TM paasv3tyra la Srst tagta, ana
a S'-ra ralicf ia tdaact it. - Ta at oacs.
Tun will ae the ri.-elleat tt altr takiu UK
Aral cVt. frsli hy a-alexa eacrywwa. Laic
TTaBts; Pd Bate; tost, EtS.
Notices h.acrtnl amlT this bead not exceed
inp flra lines Tor teu rente.
tOU A LB
-A full blood Holttflfihojl. two
Will acll Cheap. Ajipb to K.
T?OK I; EST
Fita a-ond rooms In wronj atory
or buiMiii)? cmvenieniiy , locatea.
farthcT part icttl are call on Joho L. Milirr.
bAKK A good RoatanraDt on Main
txif t iu the ritv of Cane Girartlrao. Mo. :
bTJf.tns U a lavt:fr oho; In ft ftomlloeality;
will he sold for cHb: reanun fonwlllna. ures-
ertt nrMriftr tutnuH to retire on account of
tiaunoaiin. Apply soon to ueoa c Aamoiu,
Jind see the spring stock
of shoes Ifaman has
ttsti are Always
Those shoes (bat have
become & standard in
our trade are here, but
you wouldn't recognize
A Friendly Spirit
Prevails; ia'tferef, fe
tardlcjs of the chance
e missed to make
Will be Found
Always' a desire to serve
your interests and to
Ms F lis
and Childrens Suits and Overcoats:
Wre sell the celebrated LA PORTE
Wooleii iiariiiels. The besi lii the
World. Call and see them; A larre
and ddniplete assortment in eVferjr
In Boots, Shoes, Hats, Cap's, Gloves;
Ladies1 ami- Gents Furnishing
Goods. Call and examine our line
of goods before you buy.
Louis H. GxaeHsl
Cor. Broadway and Sprigg:
FINE TINTING AND
SIG1T PAI1TTHTG0P ALL EETDSt
N. W; Cbrner Main and Broadway,
Cape Shirard.ea'u.i - 2va
Gaps ipeiJBpy Q led Gov
Cap 3-i2axclea "Oi
BREWERS OF STANDARD LAGER BEER
A. Bt'EDIGErt, Pres.
V. Y. FEUE RB A C tltti, tlce Pres.
A. . LANG Sec'y.
U. P. kLOSTLliaANN, Tress.
OTtd HANNY, Geii'l Agciit
w m. m .
wlab to aatiafr
tUt BlST lit JHE WOULD.-
amina u s n at
EYE Gt AS
tie) Sjanallaie aialeaa f faaffieel "Ckaaaeiifjie;
o rsoDtna acrruas.
Td. 4d MA-iiT STREET;
CAFE piSARDEAtf, MOi
AKD DKALEIl IN ALL KINDS 6f
gfing tit mtk fhmi mi
Importers ot and Dealers le FOtifilGSaai f)6MESTIC
WmSSIES AUD WINES
Jfo. 203 fjpper First Street,
line ill Mens,Boys
- w a
F. W. FEtERBitlER
. J. LANG.
L. F. iltdSTERMANlj'.
H. P. PIERONNEf .
The welt-knows Bt Ktpcrt of 3u B ll.Strwi;. Krw terki
aiidall,s:.. t.-to,,.1ii!K, W.asaajbrtM Wn. H.
a Coerrraa fits aacnl forbiafMlehrntl.)faa.CuaAAasbt Hpac
Udea and Kjta-Glaaaea Theae (jlcaa sic Uie Mataa( ta
vtloa ever made in epactaclea. aad evetr pa j iiarttiaad am
xnarantmd, aothat at any time a cbant u aeecraair ao
mattar how arratehert thelana, ibas will fculab tha parlr
wl.h a aw pairoT Ulaaaas. fteaof fcai(. : , .
votrrrr oaa a iau aaaonment, ano InvlIM an aha
ifanaelm of Utr arrat aaix-riortT of th
giaaacaovaranytnaall oueia soar la one. to call
V II 1 1 c.tur.iitii
Sole Agent for Cape tiirardeaa. Mo.