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PERSONAL AND PERTINENT.
The city authorities should have all
streets thoroughly cleaned before the
big crowd of visitors to the Fair begin
Who of our merchants will hare
the nicest display of their wares at the
Fair next week.
ur streets are crowded with strang
ers to-uay. The new comers are bring
ing their children here to attend the
Norma! school which oiens to-morrow.
A large force of mechanics and
laborers are at work on the Fail
grounds putting everything in apple
pie oruer for the great fair next
DeSoto ami Bloomtield are
"""'S secure me college
established somewhere in the south
east by the Christian church. Several
........ u aiter fie prize, uui
the two named alKve seem to be in
Are the merchants supplied with a
tffieicnt amount of material for pur -
oses ol act-oration? Kemember the
si. ort rge on "Water Work's Day and
in- prepared to supply the demand
during Fair week. 2333 ...';
This paier stated Saturdav that tiie !
public schools of this city would not
til !! until Tuesday. The statement
was made under the impression that '
tiie Board of Kducation-would observe ;
Labor Day" but that body saw fit to
disregard the day so the schools
whei-e ojH-ned as usual.
. . it.itii: t.iuet i. nt-nrj. tu me. 1 tie liloomlieltl rair Is iieing held
Methodist church preached last night ; this week, and we understand there
Tu a large and attentive congregation, jaiv several head of horses there that
This was his last sermon here as Pre- f will com- to our Fair next week.
sai.ng r.H.er. as ne is it. taKe cnarge
..: toe Marion college at Frederick-
. u.-re was an arresi maue on mr
!a;i grountis esteruay oy onicers
!Vnn and Mofftvgen. ihe jiarty
wutis" names we tliu not learn, was
"pUile-. fir stealing jieamits from
-ome-tme who was selling them on the
Tii" publicschools ti.ned thi- morn
ing with a fairly good attendance for
the tirst day.
tttvr Penn aritsted one if the St.
L;.:iis excursionists yesterday for fast
For a nice brick residence on Span
ish st'vct call on W. V. Ieech. Will
.-ell cheap -for cash. Also several
Mr- IX. V Cannon returned home
'rt in Cairo this afternoon where he had
!t n to attend the dedication of the
new Catholic church in that city.
'nly one week from to-day until th
oi ning of the Fair. What are yo:
going to exhibit? and are you getting
it rcadv for the exhibition?
Doniphan Prospcet-Ne.vs of last
week contains twenty-live columns of
orders of publication in delinquent
Normal students are c iming in on
every train and the prosiiects for a
big school this year are good.
Col. Alt. of London. F.ngland ar
rived in the city a few days ago antl
he will sn-nd a month or two here.
i ity Marshal Crieb wants tiie City
' '.i.mci! to pay him for breaking into
a ii-.iiidy house, it is not tho business
of the City ouncil to look after baudy
hoUs.-s and until the city Marsha!
some memlier of that
aide body in a bandy house In
lik'-ivto get nav for fbreak:
Prof. J. A. Brook, of Dallas.
. left to-day via t. L.ov.i. .or
"exas home after spending a
pleasant vacation among relatives
ami friends in Cajx- county, his old
F W. Fieiitge ieft this morning for
California when- he giK-s to see h.s
father whom he has not seen for fou:--t-en
year. Mr. Flentge will proba
bly ! away several weeks, as lie re
ceived notice of the serious illr.e-s of
William Woeieke left for St Louis
this morning and he ili!e absent
from tile city eight or ten nays.
Tht- h"rf :T is in tin- city to-uay
looking for men to serve on the jury
in the Acwsum mnrtler cae.
Norma! school s
in every day.
Many of cur jkh
a late hour last
eclipse tif the menu
Mr. D. A. Gknr
tr.tient- a-v et.tn'.ng
pic remained up ".
night viewing th
informs us that h-
1 a big stock of goods
in St. Louis last week.
Police Judge F.ngelmaim held a
special term of court this morning to
try some Haarig citizens who had
been having some fistic sport.
John Sherwood, of St. Louis
attend our Fair next week.
1 uii. .v. namer. o: iett-ti v uiiuii :
Newsboy is in the city to-day. He
savs tliere will be crowds of Scott
county people at our fair next week.
Scott has opened a r.ew restaurant
on Main street.
The Chicago j. Texas IX. IX. win sell
tickets to people who attend the South
eastern District Agricultural Fair at
one fare for the round trip.
Old corn is sellinsr in this market
at thirty cents icr pushel. New corn
win be worth about fifteen cents two
months from now.
Men are at work fixing up the Fair
grounds and everything will be in!
readiness for the big Fair next week.
f v i . . T ..i- " l
Passenger Agent of the Wabash.
Chester & Western Hailroad. is in
the city. Mr. Boyer is an old friend
of Dr. (,. V. Travis. They were
M-hool mates and they served in the
W. H. Miller will not lie in the New-
sum murder case at .Tackson next
:je I weeK. He he lied prosecute .W.VsUUi
at itie last trial and was instrumental :arlv
in having him convicted, but he has!
I since wimurawn trom tiie ca
I will not lie in Jackson while
is going on next week.
j Anton Haas was the highest bidder
! for the exclusive bar privileges on :he
i r air grounds and iie will run the miv
j drinking stand on the grounds next
Herman Buck will take fall charge
of tiie steam laundrv this week. Her-
j man is a:hustlcr an
j business pay.
! wi.i make the
; A. .1. 1). Barford is in t
i day talking insurance tu T i j.
; men and everybtiiiy else.
The Bloomtield Fair is ln-in
: y. ,.rnt.,. fo!. t,R,
j tht. lv.ImleW St . Cha rie,
laid this morning.
The City Council
j Mt,n,ia v ni
W. il. Milicr appeared b.-!oiv tiie
! City Council last night as attorney for
J.luden V Cauble in the ferrv franchise
The Indian me.iicine show will ijnit
tr.is town after this week.
The Board of
raised some of tl;f
town o-it of sigiit
The "nest way tti avoid scalp diseases.
hair lalling out. and pr
n.-ss. is to .lse tile in'
known for that purpose
The road to the Fair grounds
iwt-n put in sniendid condititin
next week. !
Cheap corn ought to niak.- cheaji i
hog meat this year. j
! .1. B. I-gg tif St. Louis was in the
ity yest.-rtlay. He came down to ex- j
i ; plain some things in th.- jilans for the !
: ivmoUelmg tne st. narls Utitel.
Ojiera Hou-e Band will furnish
nt music for rhs
:-t the 'peril House next
Schuchei t has secured a
company for the .
A numlier of t Louis jiarti.-s will
arrive here to-morrow to remain ti;:r- !
ing Fair week. !
Frank !i. Burrougl: was In-foiv the ,
City Council last night to oppo-e the i
granting of a franchise for a wharf!
G. A. B. boys
the National G. A
at Louisviiie siionh
want tu attend
l.i on Dr. G.
W T.-eis K-k
o is m communication
with lie- raiir.
range for all
his citv an i .1
;e: officials. He will a r
who iiesi:v to go from
U hich is wor
life or a life-long disease. UKe sci ti;;iia
for exam;)!.-? Tin- former, certainly,
would "ne pivferabl" were it not that
Ayet-'s Sarsaparilla can always etime
to the rescue and give tiie poor suffer
er h-alth. -t!-eug;h. and hajiiines.
i.Ist t Mall Maltor
Ecaiaiuiiis' uncatlt-l lv
iii the iH.i oflict of
ef C'ai Girarlt-an,
statr of Mis-ouri.
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Uir l. M: Man
r.inl. W :ii
C"iN-la:id. M: I. :1a
Daih . Mr- M
.ii.r v. Mi-s Viii-:iR
Hark.'y. ' H
M.-Krr. H N
Mavrr. M:a M:::::i
K'T the week eudir.ir
I-wi:. Mis? Mattie
t im r. M;?s 1 la
Kiel-!.. Mr, p v
llamnri. Mi-- Ka'.mi.
ioiniso:i. Mr? i.eore
Met lean. M;s Am. a
.!...!. Mis Man
Uar lret, W
r anv of the ain.ve 1 Hers
i ill j-lfa.t say 4A'lvfrt.-ed.;' jrivinir .latet.f
tiie it. I: net callci fi-r within two weeks
thry will !.e e-er.t to t!ie Dead Letter Office at
Wa-iiii -..! Citv. O CRAMER.
ilifctrlc If'tlirs. f
Kiectric Bitters is a medicine suited !
for any scaon. but perhaps the more j
gen- rally seeded iu the Spring, when j
the languid exhausted feeling prevails, j
when the liver is torpid and sluggish j
and the need of a tonic and alterative '
is felt. A prompt use of this medicine !
ha often averted long and iierhaps ;
i fatal bilious fevers. No medicine will
' act more suivly in counteracting and
the svstein from the malarial
jjoisou. -. ....... . . ...
stioation. lizziness yield hi l-.iectric
Bitters. Only fifty cents tier bottle at
Blomeyer Hainan's drug sto
Proceedings or the City t ouncll
Monday evening. Sept.. 2nd l!Ci.
Hoard met in regular session with
the Mayor. William H. Coerver. in the
' --hair, anil the following members
I Messrs. Adams. Bierwirth. Blomey-
jer' D1'.", Galusha and Lind.
.Ab;"ent- Messrs. Shivelbine and
I Ti... : ..l ..f .U ..I
i i join ua i K'l tile j.rocceiiiu-s oi
the last regularnieeling and adjourned
t ... r . ..... l ... .1 .
iuee.:ng mereoi was reau aim iiporui-
i-t;tiiTi fi-i.Mi h.bn He-.-!. i;itv
i Marshal, was presented and ivad. j
! asking the board to pay him the sum j
of eighteen dollars, said amount.!
! having Kv!1 t.XiK-nded bv him for ex
nefises incurred in the suit of J. M.
I j. ,,,.;,,
against himself "for fals
t. dismissed in the Ciiviiit Court,
motion of Mr. Bierwirth said
jK tiiion wa- ivceived ard ordered tiled ! clerk instructed to issue warrants on
Tiie follow "icer"s report. for the (the (General Kevenue fund in favor of
::..mth of A' . ' ...re pivseiited and! the parties and amounts, named in
read in the or uinied as follow
A TlllT. l;'s K'Kl't I '.IT.
! .lulv .".1st
KKCE1 l'TS Kt"i:
Fi-oin '.Hir-sch. col-
From .lohn (iricb.
Fr.::i H. Vast.-r-
j from H. L" :lun;-.e.
Fnim (.list Stein.
From .las. McK.-nna
KccL-lVcii in': tax-s
for 'ear ls2 To
Year ! to !:::
I suits ;
Int-rest on le'lin-
Interest on il.-iin-
t.uelit taxe bv
suit) 2!" f.:!
shop tax 4
Dram shops 4 :
Vehicles 7 " i
Stock Van! I"'
nie- 12'1 in
iiisurantv agents. 2'i
Livery stable 2'' e
Wood and coal
yard I'i o i
iioil-e " o.i
iiot.-l I'i ici
Bar'ner shop 4 .
Puidic hai! 1" im
Sprigg ami i'i. -erick
Spa nisi. street re
Broadway street re
Sprigg and Fr a
eriek Broadway stive t -repairing
Frederick ami Mid
dle Broadway street re
pairing iet.v a
Mllis and Sm-igg . .
assessed . . . .
Pi-llce .1 iltiges f's'
Attorney" fees. . . .
Witness ar.d juror
2 'i i
."i i -i
MAtisHAL 6 KKPOKT.
Cash collected dur-
j ing August ( Fexe
! eutions No. 's !!2
to .'.'!-".) 4ii
STItKJ-:T COMMISSIONER'S EKPORT.
the month of Aug.
by city teamsters
.and laborer, and
Due various team
sters and laborers
for said work, dis
tributed as follows:
j n Spr-SHf street. 41 :0
On Sprigg St. gravel. 2Ci '.'2
On Williams street.
On Spanish street...
On Fountain street. '.'
On Broadway street. 21 2
On Merriwether St.. 10", (fj
Teamsters "T .V
t'laiei. m :i
KIKE CHIEF'S REPORT.
nt' regular drill Aug 2".
Ten members present, two absent.
- I Small 'f on Main street 2lh. Ten
jmemlers present and working.
On motion of Mr. Blomeyer
the j officers reports were received,
j proved. . and ordered tiled and
!the Street Commissioner's report only,
'the remaining amounts due as certified
J in the several officers reports read, to
in- carried over until the next meeting.
I On motion duly carried the amounts
(of the fees of the Police Judge and
I Marshall, in case No. !:.". Police
l Court wherein the defendant was "dis
I charged as not guilty, were stricken
J from the items of charges in said Jiv-
port as subject to allowance by the
The .ludiciary Committee submitted
j a report on the petitiomof Fred Wilier
i for relief from payment of license for
j a public garden or ground, or reduce
j amount of same, referred to them
; Augji. That in their opinion the license
should K- reduced, but recommended
that the matter be deferred until other
changes required in general license
m motion of Mr. Adams said report
was ivccived. concurred in and tiled.
Tiie Street Commissioner submitted
a report of th- cost of repairing
Sprigg street between Ootid Hope and
College street, with gravel and labor
Between Oood Hope
and Morgan ak
Between Morgan! ak
and .letTerson Ave. ."
Ave. and College
Saiil report also contains the names
of each person owning any lot or
piece of ground fronting on each side
stive's nam-d. also ti e nuiulief tif
front feet ownetl by each K-rson in
said lots or pieivs of ground.
t n motion of Mr. Dempsey said re-
' iKirt was reivivcd
approveu and or-
tiled and the Citv Clerk
; instructed to a i n rt i o n the
'cost of aid ivpairs to the
I different property owners on said
I street. aS:l for the city attorney to
j draft and submit to the board at
jits next tweeting, an oriinanee asses-
' ing the same.
J The Stivet antl Wharf ( 'ommittce
I submitted a rejxirt of the contract
i made bv them With . I. t'. Collins and
I Tonv Gockei for furnishing gravel for
str.vt from Mid
dle street tu Spanish street, liii;. cents
' per cubic yard, which was on motion
of Mr. Blomeyer received, approved
, and ordered tiled.
1 The Fire Chief on motion of Mr.
: Bierwirth. wa authorized to exjierid
i. i insteau
f 2 in
rollg for the hose carts as ordered
t:ie Council previously.
I The Str.-et and Wharfcommit.ee. in
I tiie -natt.-r of the H-tition of Sturdi
I vaut Bank referring t. curbing, -and
j the Ways and M-alis Committee iv
. garding the delinquent lists ivferreii
j to them, were each on lviiuest grant.-d
! fiirtii -r time in w'nich to report.
' Mr. Adams moved that when the
'ooanl adjourns, it does so. to meet
j next Thursday evening. Carried.
! The Judiciary Committee submitted
'. an ordinaniv entitled "An ordinance
j amending ordhiance No. '''. U-ing an
!ordina;i(v entitled "An ordinance
j regulating ferries."" which was on
i motion read for the tirst time.
On motion of Mr. Blomeyer said
ordinaniv was read for the second
j Said committee also presented an
i ordinance entittled "An ordinance
granting a Ferry fram-hise to Hichard
Carrol! and John W. Iinglois."
'which v.a- o:i motion lvati for the tirst
; The Mayor stated that at the request
: of the Council he had made enquiries
; regarding the status of the case of the
'city vs. Mr.-. M. il. G. Hou.-k. I Alley
! condemnation case.) That he had
: conferred with the city attorney and
j Louis Houck in reference to same, and
asked that any action in the matter be
deferred until next meeting.
j ilie ivquest of the Mayor was n
! eiotiin 'runted.
The Mayor stated to the boaid that
Win. T. Wilson, the purchaser of the
Tetrick proiterty on the corner of In
dependence and Fountain streets, had
recuesteu him to ak the board to
establish the grade in front of his j
property on Independence street, as ,
he desired to terrace along said street, j
On motion of Mr. Adams the matter
was referred to the Street and Wharf!
Committee, with the assistance of the
City Engineer, with instructions to
establish the grade on Independence
street from Lorimier street to Middle
street, and report at next meeting of
In the matter of the tax bills and in
terest from Mrs. Panielia A. Clark,
the Mayor at her request, asked the
board to reduce same, as he was un
able to pay the full amount.
On motion of Mr. Bierwirth the re
quest of Mrs. Clark was referred to
the Committee on Propositions and
Grievances, with instructions to rejiort
at next meeting.
On motion of Mr. Adams the Street
and Wharf Committee wei-e authorized
to make the needed repairs on Inde-
lienuence street, near "Thilemus
hill." provided the same can lie done
at reasonable cost.
On motion of Mr. Adams loard ad
journed, as previously agreed upon,
to Thursday evening next. Sept. .1.
l!'-". Geo. F chahpell.
Thursday Evening. Sept. ."i, i;c.
Board met as per Adjournment,
with the mayor Wiliam H. Coerver iu
the chair and the following members
Messrs Adams. Biervirth. Blomey
e . Galusha. Lind and Shivelbine.
Absent. Messrs Dempsey and Vo
gelsang'. In the matter of the petition of Heed
,V Astholz agents for llegenhardt ,v
Lindeman. asking for a reduction of
the assessment of lot ."2. range G read
and refenvd to the City Attorney and
Collector at the meeting of December
12th. I!i4: the committeeon Ways and
Mftins in their examination of the de-
linquent list, finding the assessment
nnchanged and no action taken by the
Attorney or i olieclor in lvteivnce
same, submitted a report in writing,
recommending that the assessment of
said property for the year mentioned
in saiu jietition be reduced to for
the purpose of arriving at a settlement
of the tax hill.
j On motion of Mr. Adams said re
port was received and concurred in.
! A bill in favor of .Tohn Grieb. Mar-
shall for exjienses incurred in case of
j.I. M. Morrison vs. John Grieb in
I Circuit Court amounting to l"Mi was j
I presented and read, and asjtheamount j
1 of said bill was included in a jietition dinance be adopted, the vote resulting
to the Council which was received j as follows:
land tiled on Sept. 2nd. and the same j Ayes. Adams. Bierwirth. Blomeyer,
! was on motion of Mr. Bierwir th iv- ! D empsey. Galusha. Lind. and Shivwl
! ferret! to the Committee on Claims.'" j bine. 7.
1 Mr. Dempsey apjieared in his seat. ! ;aVs. None.
The following bills were presented j Absent. Vouching. 1.
j and read: ,. i)empscv moved that the vote
David Peanvtield sexton
' For removing
j dead animals
i-':!-' (orardeau Water
Works and Klectric
For 2!" street lights for
Democrat Printing Co.
For 2 blank books
For 2tH saloon appli
cations For l'Kl rules for lire
For 1st i city printing
Sam M. Given ( late ci:
j attorney .
For Id per cent :;
s."!m;.2.". Collected by
j Hitler and Scott.
j For ink etc.. N. Wich-
:.T. II. Kider
: For 2 visits and dres
i ing wound. Frank
Clark, in jail
i Franciscan Sister.
i For hoarding ami
nursing .las. Conway
H. J. Brune
! For repairing city
I Standard Printing Co.
For record book
i Hdward F. Begenhardt.
; For arching Merri
wether street sewer I1 "4
li. c ?.Tii (icr foot IT'i o
ix-veiiug wall 11 '
' Mortar for stonema
son 1 :!"
in IK I
James McKenna v Co.
for woman and ch
lohn Grieb. Marshal!
For putting up notices
at watering plac 4
j I. Ben Milier.
j For one book.
, and legal cap...
j Louis H. Graes-le
s: i hi
ror clothing fo
For rejiairing sevr
Merriwether street and
gutter on Main street.
R. H. Juden. Stnv
For salary for August Xi '.i-'t
For buckets and two
For boarding prisoners
C. J. Taylor. ,
house square 4 tio
For lot feet oak lumber
(Merriwether street).. "5
H. L. Hunze.
For 1.1 loads of gravel
c. 7.V-streets 9 "5
For two loads of straw
(cot cemetery) 2 00
Special police. (Sept, 1)
Penn and Stoffregen
1 ."0 each 3 00
Mr. Blomeyer moved that said bills
as read, excepting the bill of Dr. J.
H. Kider for -2.,V. be allowed, and
the Clerk instructed to issue warrants
on the General Revenue Fund in pay
ment of same, that the Clerk be in
structed to issue warrants on said fund
in favor of the pa -ties and for the
amounts due them as reported in the
several officers reports received and
filed at last meeting. Carried.
The Committee on Ways and Means
and Collector submitted the delinquent
lists, and a list of the taxes stricken
off as instructed by the Council. Said
lists and amount stricken off and bal
ances of the different funds and years
recharged to the Collector, as recapi
tulated, was on motion received and
the Clerk instructed to spread the same
upon the record according to law.
The .Tu liciary committee asked for
and were granted further time in the
matter of the Dovle sidewalk i-eferred
to them and the Citv Attorney.
to An ordinance entitled "nn r.i-tlin-.nr
assessing, apportioning, levying and
taxing the cost of repairing Sprigg
street from Good Hope street to College
I street, in the citv of Caw Girardeau.
j Missouri, against the owners of, and
' the lots fronting on said Sprigg
- street. " was presented and read for
i the tirst time.
On motion of Mr. Blomever said
ordinance was read for the second
time, and on motion of Mr. Galusha
read for the third and last time.
Mr. Blomeyer moved that said or-
j on ,vtition of Juden and Cauble for
j a renewal of their ferry license and
'' ; franchise had at last meeting and lost,
; Ik- l-econsidered.
Mr. Shivelbine objected for the rea
I son that Mr. Dempsey voted in favor
of granting said petition objection
- ' sustained by the Mayor.
i Mr. Adams moved that Juden and
I Cauble Ik- Jiermitteil to relile the peti
j titm ivferivl to.
The motion carried and Will H.
Miller for Juden and Cauble rented
the said iietition and accompanied
j same with a check for "( payable to
; the City of ae Girardeau.
Said petition was again read and
!.o:i motion of Mr. Dempsev action de-
j ferred upon same until the next meet
' Mr. Adams moved that when this
I board adiourns.it does so. to meet
..ii ti. ,
I Monday evening. September 9th.
j the suggestion of Mr. Shivelbine
-- ' the. Building Committee with the as-i-i
; sistantv of the city attorney, were on
motion of Mr. Blomeyer instructed to
: revi-e. and if necessary, amend ordi-
ran. - .o. -i '. '-1-ire Uimts. and ln-
tro.. w an oruinance to that effect at
th- ".ext lvgular meeting.
in motion of Mr.' Adams the
i Judiciary Committee was instructed
: to have tiie city attorney construe for
'them the section or sections in the
j ordinance reiemng to rlarbor and
' duties of Port Warden, concerninu
collection of the wharfage fees,
i and submit the same to this board at
i its next meeting.
j In the matter of the petition of the
j Kagle Packet Company asking the
privilege of locating a wharfboat at
the levee, read and referred to the
i Committee on Propositions and
l:i !i Grievance-, at meeting of August .ith,
! said committee submitted a report
', signed by the full committee recom
(. ! mending that the prayer of jietitioner
' - 'pie granted under certain conditions
I enumerated in said report.
A remonstrance against the granting
. of said petition, signed by Union
i Milling "o., S. Albert Grocer Co.,
John Vandeven. D. A. Glenn. Hy.
j Nussbaum. W. C. Bergmannand fifty
i five otiier citizens and tax-pavers.
! principally merchants of the city, was
! presented and read also. Mr. F L.
i, , l ..,1.1 ........ ..i
Burrough addressed the Count
i behalf of same.
Mr. Bierwirth moved that, in con-
i citizens, as read, against the petition
ol the Lagle 1'acKet K o., ther-saitl peti
j tion lie referred back to '-said Cotn
." t'i0 j mittee on IVopositions and Grievances
along with the remonstrance filed
against same, and for said Committee
to thoi oughly investigate the matter
and report at'next meeting.
n motion board adjourned nntil
Monday evening next. Sept. i. at 7:30
o'clock". Gej. F C'HAPPELL,