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... 'PERSONAL ' AND 'PERTINENT."
. ' -'. x--i , ; MONDAY. -- 'i ' I-
i ,What's the use to complain of hard
time . wlen yon can travel by steam
boat cheaper than ; you can stay at
home? - The hustling- little steamer
wary Morton is carrying passengers
to St, Louis and return, round, trip,
lor tne dollar and fifty cents, meals
inciuaea., ,. : . ,
xa. juuge is again making cigars
lor August Bierwirth. " -
Mr. J. m. Lucas informs us that he
will; sell the furniture in the St
Charles Hotel and quit the hotel busi
Otto Holm has just completed the
snest job of fresco painting ever turn
ed out from the hand of an artist in
this city. The , work is in Mayor
Coerver's residence, and those who
want to see something tne should go
through Mr. Coerver's house and in
spect this work. , , . . , .
Will Warren purchased some of the
largest strawberries this morning that
nave beon brought to this market for
many years. The berries were grown
in this county too. . .. ' .i
Next Friday will be the last day of
the present term of school in our pub-
. lie schools. Parents should attend
the closing exercises- -
The Water Works Comnanv in nn
loading a barge of coal at the foot of
We understand that Emil Sebastian
has , resigned his position as Road
Master or the St. Louis, Cape Girar
deau & Fort Smith Railroad.
; "Those who wish to see the pretty lit
tle city on tho Ohio River should go
to Paducah on the excursion next
Saturday - on the steamer Mary
We will celebrate, and we will have
a big crowd of people here to help us
celebrate the completion of our water
Contractors were around , to-day
looking over the St. Charles Hotel.
They are making estimates so as to
hand in their bids for the work of re
modeling the hotel building.
John F. Fulbright has some fast
horses on the Fair Grounds he is train
ing for the Fourth of July races.
The steamer Mary Morton and New
Idlewild are fighting hard. They have
put rates, down to starvation prices
and it is a fight to the death. . People
who never before traveled are now
traveling for their health, because it is
cheaper to travel than to remain at
home. x "
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.... . TUESDAY. '.
The City Council awarded a con
tract last night for graveling one
block on Themis street T. C. Collins
ao ui7 luncov uiumci ouu gift fcuo
contract at sixty-six and a half cents
per cubic yard. That beats one dol
lar and twenty cents for silica, and we
all know that gravel is better material
for streets than silica. t
W. H. Miller of Jackson came in
this morning to take the train for New
Madrid. Mr Miller is employed for
thn T)rnwyntton In thn Cnnrn.n tnnrdnr
case at New Madrid.
; The ' soliciting committee for the
water works celebration is oat asking
for donations to help defray the ex
penoes of the celebration. '
Any one who has ever had an attack
of inflammatory rheumatism will re
joice with Mr. J. A. Stumm, 220 Boyle
Heights, Los Angeles, over his fortun
ate escape from a seige of that dis
tressing ailment. Mr. Stumm is fore
man of - Men-lam 's confectionery
establishment. Some months ago, on
leaving the heated work room to run
across the street on an errand, he was
caught out in the rain. The' result
was that when ready to go home that
night be was unable to walk, owing to
inflammatory rheumatism. He was
taken home, and on arrival was
placed in front of a good fire and
thoroughly rubbed with Chamberlain's
Pain Balm. 7 During the evening and
night he was repeatedly bathed with
this liniment, and by morning was re
lieved of all rheumatic pains. He
now takes especial pleasure in prais
ing Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and
always keeps a bottle of It in the
house. For sale by L Ben Miller,
' r WEDNESDAY. . ' I . ;
The Port Office building and the
First National Bank building are be
ing treated to a new coat of paint
John W. Taylor is the contractor. "5
Bills are out announcing the water
works celebration on" next Tuesday.
Invitations have been sent to all neigh
boring towns in Missouri and Illinois
The hod-carriers', strike is still on
In St Louis. ., The brick contractors
got permission from the Mayor to arm
MVU .UUVI. AJUVES jr. wvww "
' work. :- ::l'v .- v;, j
The steajaei- Idlewild will glw an
avahwUm Tn Crista rt 1Tv flAt
Saturday." This will give our people
f Atuui4ntil4 41 uu fhgk KR.lt.1 fill I
little city on the Ohio. Round trip
one dollar and fifty cents, with meals
included. Let everybody go and have
good time. - .' ,."-.',.
v Passengers arriving in this' city by
boat or train have a serious time ran'
ning the gauntlet of livery men and
hotel porters. -r --
. Born, May 21st 1835, to Mr. and
Mrs. J. Maple Wilson, an eight pound
son. Mother and son doing well and
Maple Is able to be up. '
: Editor Ellis, of the Cairo Telegram,
was a passenger down on the steamer
City of .Monroe this afternoon. He
was on his way home from St Louis.
- John L. Miller has had some gravel
put on the street in front of his place
Louis Houck has had the pavement
raised along his property on Inde
. Mrs. AnnieMontgomerynee(Surrell)
who has been visiting her mother,
Mrs. M. J. Surrell on Fountain street
left this morning for her home in De
The grass on the city park is being
cut and taken off the ground. We can
show our vistors next Tuesday as
pretty park as there is on the banks
of the Mississippi River.
Buy the Milwaukee Harvesters,
Binders and Mowers. Sold by Ische
& Scivally, Cape Girardeau. Mo.
The machines can be seen at Jas.
McKenna & Co. 's, cor. Themis and
Water streets. - ml8n3-w4t
The toll gates on onr toll roads will
De xarown open on tne aay or our
water works celebration ahdevery body
can come over the roads free of charge.
August Shivelbine went to St Louis
this morning to purchase fireworks for
the illumination on the night of our
water works celebration. ,'.
Wheat sold in St Louis on Tues
day as high as eighty cents per bushel
for No. 2.
The recent rains have brought the
river up to a fair boating stage and it
is still rising slowly.
The Street Commissioner is having
some work done on Main and Inde
pendence streets, filling up the holes
While in Stockton, CaL, some time
ago, Ihos. t . Langan, of Los Banos,
that state, was taken very severely
with cramps and diarrhoea. He
chanced to meet Mr. C. M. Carter,
who was similarly afflicted. ' He says:
"I told him of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and
we went to the Holden Drug Store and
procured a bottle of it It gave Mr.
Carter prompt relief and I can vouch
for its having cured me." For sale
by I. Ben Miller, druggist
FBIDAY. ' . -
It is a fortunate day for a man when
he first discovers the value of Ayer's
Sarsaparilla as a blood-purifier. With
this medicine, he knows he has found
remedy upon which he may rely,
and that his life-long malady is at
last conquered. Has cured others,
will cure you. - -
The best information we can obtain
leads to believe that the wheat in
this county will make but little more
than half a crop. . .
The Board of Education will meet
next Monday night to elect teachers
for the next scholastic year.
The entertainment at the public
school last night was the best public
school entertainment ever given in this
city. , . : . .; ; ;
We understand that the steamer
Mary Morton has abandoned the idea
of the excursion to Paducah. She will,
however, give an excursion later in
The Cash-Book publishes the peti
tions of saloonkeepers in full, signers'
names and alL
Our friend Judge Robt Wilson is
the happy father of a bouncing Mary
Ann. The mother is well and happy
with her afterthought
The Jackson school board has re
duced the teachers' wages five dollars
per month all round. .
To prevent the hardening of the
subcutaneous tissues of the scalp and
the obliteration of the hair follicles,
which canse baldness, use Hall's Hair
Renewer. :. '-. ' A s
A friendly word: Haman has d nice
lot of shoes, 115 Main street ' '"
VThmt m Pity ; , , ?
that so many otherwise attractive,
polite, and particular people afflict
their friends by the foul and disagree
able odor of their breath; it is mainly
caused by disordered digestion, and
can be corrected by removing the cause,
by using that pure medicine, Sulphur
Bitters. Health Magazine. . . .' '
Varnur Look Br. ,jt
I will sell you-. a new Osborn binder
for 188, mower for S38. I also keep
extras tor all binders and mowers
cheap for cash. Agent for Garr Scott
engines 'and ' threshers. ' Hay rakes,
harrows and ' all farm machinery,
buggies and, wagons, etc. . Come and
see me before you buy. :
. ' J. M. MOfcggBOX.
Ladies to donate flowers and dec
orate hose carts for the parade Tues
day. Those willing to contribute will
please notify the Chief of the Depart
ment or the assistant chief.
Committees Appointed for Uie Water
The committee - of arrangements ap-:
pointed by the Board ' of Trade met
and made the following appointments;
. Chief Marshal Dr. S. S. Harris. ;
Address of Welcome Mayor W.
H. Coerver. . .
Committee on Musio Aug. . Bierwirth.-
: ' "'-'' ' . '.:
Committee on Fire Works H. L.
Hunze, Prof. Otto Eckhardt and John
L. Miller. . . . . . ,
Committee on Finance.' Aug. Bier
wirth, E. H. Eugelmann and - Edward
S. Lilly. . , :.. , .. :.
Committee on Badges and Program
Ben. H. Adams, Aug. Shivelbine
J. A. Matteson. . 3 -
Committee on Decoration Emil Pott,
Prof. Otto Eckhardt, Dr. W.;T. Rols
ton, S. S. Hartzell, Al Chenue. : a
Committee on Invitations The May
or and members of the City Council. -
' Hum Jones on Prlmpln'. : :
. A young lady who heard Sam Jones
preach recently tells the following,
which is bui characteristic of the man:
Before beginning his sermon he pro
ceeded to rebuke his late corners;
Now what makes you women late?
I'll tell von nrimnin' All tho late
corner! .who didn't star at home
prompin' stand up. " AO one rose
but a very ugly woman. Sam looked
at her a moment and remarked: "Well
God knows, sister, yon need prlmpln'
and it .makes no difference how late
you come hereafter, I'll make no fuss."
An Old Ladf Pastes Away. .
Mrs. Johanna Pott died at the resi
dence of her grand-daughter, Mrs.
Julius C. Fischer, ' in this city May
20th, 1895, aged 81 years, 8 months
and 21 days. ......
Mrs. Pott was one of the oldest
ladies in this city. She was the mother
of F. W. and" Henry A. Pott, two of
our most prominent and successful
business men. She lived to see her
children all grown and worthy citi
Elgnty-two Years Old.
Mr. E. B. Deane, Sr., to-day cele
brated his 82nd birthday. Mr. Deane
came to this city when be was only
sixteen years old and has lived here
ever since. He says when he first
came here there was only one house on
Main street, and that was a two-story
log bouse on the corner of Main and
Themis streets where the Painter block
now stands and ; was occupied as a
hotel. The old gentleman remarked
yesterday to some . friends that when
he came here he never expected to see
this city what it is now.
There has been a quarantine hospit
al established near Poplin, by the au
thority of the board of health of Pop
lar Bluff and Dexter. Dr. Geo. Adams
of this city is in charge of the place.
All those who have small pox are
taken to the hospital, where the chances
for the disease' to . spread are not
near so great . The expense of main'
taining the pest house is borne -equally
between Stoddar.l and Butler coun
ties. Poplar BiufT Ctizen. ' .
- List o'Ora! nates. '
The followir; .'ie a Lit of pupils of
Lorimier Puclic twhool .ho will gradu
ate and recehtj t'i.rto.uas to-morrow
evening: ' :
Lossie Ross, "-!"! in C. Daues, Arno
W. Huters. Lizi'o i'.. Scheie, Maud A.
Lorimier,. Louitn 'J. Ranney, Alma
Juden, Addie L. -Wilson, Albert Eck
hardt, Gregory Wilson, Bertha L.
Scheppelman, James- "Kenrick Gill,
Marzella Snider, Carrie R. Campbell,
Helen Jaeger, Mary Eloise RojAL
Amelia R. Hunze.
How I Felt. -Why,
two years ago I was just
about crazy, and no wonder that my
wife and children were afraid of me.
You just want to suffer with neuralgia
with no . relief as I did until I used
Sulphur Bitters. ,Tbey cured me, and
now my wife says I am as meek as a
lamb. Robert Davis, American House,
list of Mall Matter
Bemainlng aaealled fas la th post offlet of
Caps Glmdesa, eoonty of Cape Otraidssm,
State of KlMoari, for the weak sndlnj
ATI, Mr Johnnie - Bnbp, KnMD:
erases, Josepa Groves, AW ,X .. -
Jaekaol, Qui Priaos . Lto, Kn Iiads
Moon, JosLAlty.t, Taltr, John
Smith, Julias, S, - SehmiUrehe, Hilsrl ns '
enoos calling fox aay of the ahovs letters
willpleass say "AdveTtised," giring date of
the list, n not called for within two weeks
they will fee sent to the Dead Letter OSes at
Washingtoa OtV. " O. CBAMEB.
. , Sotlee. .; :v
To all whom it may concern, that on
and after the 7th day of May, 1895, the
firm existing under the style of Roth
Bros., is disolved, and all Mils paya
ble to Martin Roth only. Thanking
11 our customers for past favors and
hoping they will continue to favor the
undesigned in the future, the firm
will be as If always was.
Manufacturers of Plug and Twist
Tobacco. - " ' -
How so Bead ...
your' doctor's prescription. . Send . 3
2-cent stamps, to pay postage, and re
ceive Dr. Kaufmann's great treatise
on diseases; illustrated is colors; It
gives their signs and abbrevations.
Address A. P. Ordway & Co., Boston,
'J; ONE DOOR
Will be opened
STOCEC OF HARDWARE;
Iron, Steel, Wagon and Buggy material, Paints,
Oil, Brushes, Glass, Sash, Doors,
Windows, Lime, Cement; .Plaster" Hai r. : Also will
have a complete line of the best farm imple
ments, such as Tiger Rar Mowers, Farm
ers Friend Drills, Blue Jay Plows, one-tvo-and-three-horse,
Russell & Co. Threshers and en
gines, Mill Supplies such as Beltings
and heavy Oils for rriachineir-:- , i
- : W City
and;County to give us a liberal share of their
patronage, and we wi II assure them that our
prices will merit their trade. '
Thanking our friends in advance for their
patronage and asking them to call and see us.
f : Very Respectfully, :
" aaalalWa Sttfl ' ;-- AT, saaTSMa. " asfll
Binder Twine a Specialty. Get our
' Do you need a pair of shoes this
spring? Haman can supply the need, j
Prices reduced without argument, at
Hainan's, 115 Main street ;
' Gets there with both feet the man
'Who wears Hainan's shoes, 115 Main
street. , ' v ? v
' We wish to state to our patrons that
One Minute Cough Cure is a safe and
reliable remedy for children troubled
with croup, colds, hoarseness and lung
troubles. It is pleasant to take and
quickly curesi I. Ben Miller, drug
gist .'; - ;' ' ' ' '.: ' .
' Ernest Hobbs has opened a second
hand store at the o'd Bonney stand
on Main s-ee. wlere he will buy and
sell all kinds of goods.
. A gentleman of this county who has
excellent judgment remarked to us the
other day- that he knew of no pill, so
good for constipation, dyspepsia and
liver -complaint as De Witts Little
Early Risers.' I.- Ben Miller, druggist-;.-..'--;
.. '- ' .
' J. Maple Wilson has the finest soda
fountain in the town. -. s - .
' Cut down in their prime Hainan's
prices on shoes. .'.
It is not a miracle. It won't cure
everything, but it will cure piles.
That's what De Witt's Witch Hazel
Salve will do. because it has done it
in hundreds of cases. , L Ben Miller,
druggist ' '-: . . , . ,-.
Cash paid ' for furniture, etc., at
Ernost Hobb's on Main street , -
- In these days of telephone, tele
graph, electricity and steam, people
cannot afford to wait days or many
hours for relief. This is our reason
for offering you- One Minute Cough
Cure. Neither days, nor hoursu nor
even minutes elapse before relief it
afforded. L Ben Miller, druggist -
Headache is the direct result of ia
digestion and stomach disorders.
Remedy these by using DeWitt's Lit
tle Early Risers, and your headache
disappears.' The Favorite little pills
everywhere. L Ben Miller, druggist
Wilson's new soda apparatus is in
place; go see it ..
If you want to buy anything in the
second hand line call on Ernst Hobbs.
"Dont neglect that cough, it leads to
consumption. One Minute Cough Cure
double virtue. It ceres
and cures quickly. . L Ben , Miller,
! DeWitt's - Witch Hazel Salve cured
X.' G. Gorrell of the worst case of
eczema ever known in the state of
Indiana. t It cures scalds, burns, in
dolent sores and never fails to cure
idles. L Ben Miller, druggist v
Soda' water-at Wilson's ' on and
after May 1st "- -
Shoe brushes, blacking and laces at
Hamsn's, 115 Main. -
Tan polish the best at Hainan's, 115
Main street . ., .. :- ..:
' Drop in and see Hainan's tan shoes.
' Promntaess is a commendable virtue.
That's why we offer you One Minute
Ckugh Cure. it is prompt us reitei
end prompt in curing. That is what it
ii made for. l. uen Aimer, arugg tst.
r 1 ' 1 '
- y - mt v ' w ctriew
SOUTH OF FIRST NATIONAL BANK. "
on the 25th of May with a com
Jas. Mc kehna & Go.
-Pay Cash For-
HIDES, W00L.TTJRS, PEATHEES,
' - esaia. a ataat "ma' m
uriea hruit ana
GRASS SEED OF ALL; KINDS;
Seed Oats, Seedl Potatoes, (Salt,
Lime and Cement.
W " ' . a a a a
nere weare witn tne preuiest une.oT
N ew Sprih Goods
It has ever been our good fortune to place in
this market, and at such low prices. It will
pay you to come and see thma. : ' : '
We will be pleased to show you the latest
novelties in . : ,
, Wcolens. Silk's, Dick and Cotton Fabrics
for Spring and Summer.wear. : "
n Our line of EMBROIDERY, LACE and
WHITE GOODS is complete. '
R. W. Stehr.3
St Lloiiis M
..''C'T;! 8TEHB & BtrFFTfifATilT, 2CtvBjgn.
North Ievee, " Cape Girardeau, lie.
The highest Market Price Paid for:
Tallov, Beesvax, Rags, Roots,
r; '-;' -:;:;:Chicken8 Eorgs,-&c';:'
ll :; U LI U U V Li s
prices before buying.
mum' a a