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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 1896.
Vol. XX No. 38
NOT UNLAWFUL ,N A trancethree days, i die f a broken heart
To Shave on Sunday.
LOTS OF LAW liM IT.
FOR WOMAN SUFFRAGE.
The Supreme Court Knocks Out tlie
Lancaster Karber I.w and Our
Barber Shops Can Now do
liuslness on Sunday.
People Would Not Disturb a Itellslous Fought Through Two Wars and Was Wear's Case Continued to February ; says He Is Not Converted and Feels The National Association's Twenty
Enthusiast or Cincinnati. Refused a Tension. 1 "-More Complications Arise. as lie Always Ild. Eighth Annual Convention.
Cincinnati, )., January 20. - A re- j Denver, Colo.. Jan. 20.-Sixty- i Poplar Bluff, Mo., January 21. ; New York, Jan. 21. Col. Robert Washtncton. D. C, Jan. 23. The
markable case of self-hypnotism is re- i nine years old. bowucd down hv age ' taJ' wsthe secoud day of the Wear j Ingersoll has returned from the West, twenty-eighth annual convention of the
ported from Walnut Hills. A re-! poverty and hardship and sick unto I tl"la' tne eIJiire "UiU UP to 1 where he has been delivering a series National American Woman Suffrage
ligious revival Of great intensity is on death, the veteran of two wars Iied at ! ''loek devoted to tho
at the Mount Zion Methodist Church
'colored), on Westminster avenu;
hearing of of lectures.
Court of Missouri took a fall out of
the Lancaster barber law Tuesday
morning-. They shaved it dean f
any suspicion of validity, and with
no Sunday whiskers to disguise its
narrow, sectional, class features its
unconstitutionality was plainly visible.
Julge Burgess bad the honor of
standing up for the inalienable riirht
of whiskers to yet cut oil at any, old
time. Though ho has not scored any
great hit with the Sabbatarians he
will be held in loving memory by the
gentlemen who like to rub a smooth
face during Sabbath service and br
others who fancy an iotibag as well a
a shave after their Saturday night ad
ventures. Judge Burgess got in Severn I body
blows on Senator Lancaster's little
enactment. The matter came up In
arrangement on the case of the State
vs. William Granneman. Defendant
is a member of the Boss Barber's As
seciation and kept his shop open ii.
order to make a test case. Judgt
Murphy rendered his decission undei
the law and the case was appealed.
A number of other cases came up at
the same time, but were continued gel,-!
erahy. Casus coming up after tin
acuon were tried under the law an
flaws imposed. The enforcement
2 of the Supreme' Friday night, duringthe meeting. Ada ! 1 his last to-dav
the hands of an ungrateful republic, i motions tiled by the defense. Among "I take it for granted,' he
Anderson, about 20 years of age. be
came demonstrative, and later passed
into a state of trance. She became
unconscious, and appeared as
He was James Aliernathv, who breath-! tiU motions introduced by the defense
was a plea in bar, alleging that the
He fought under turn. Taylor i defendant had onco ion placed lu
through the Mexican war. entered the ! Jeopardy, and, therefore, tuo second
canital at thu close with the victorious i indictment is void. The motion was
'file people would not dis- 1 homo la
turb her, as they said she was "getting
religion."' and left her there. All
Friday night, all of Saturday and all
of Sunday and until this morning she
lay there as if asleep, andall the people
t'-ied to do was to keepthe room warm.
No doctor was .summoned, and. al
though hundreds visited the church to
look at her, they would not let her lie
disturbed, for fear she would 1h hin
dered in 'getting religion."
This morning the girl was taken
home, where she lay throughout the
day. At o'clock this evening she re
vived, and at once went to the church,
where she conducted the evening ser
vices. She professed to have had
visions and revelations ef heaven,
vith descriptions of which she regaled
jer delighted auditors.
The girl is in an extremely nervous
stale, anu labors under the greatest
one .' army of Am ;ricans. then back to
lirioi.s, thinking that wars
his ' overruiau oy in i ouit. .v iormil
I application lor contiuuauce was lue,
the law has been rigid pending til
Supivm j t.'.iurt s decision.
JUJe Burgess handled th.; law
witiiotii glo.vs. lij starts oiit ny d
clan.. .4 it cicarly in coniliet with thu
section oi tne constitution providii.
thai tne General Assembly shail nil
pass any local or social law. Whc
a general law can be made applicab
no special or local law can be enactec
11 the act is valid, said ti.
Judge, tin legislature might by oi.
act stop a farmer from ploughing t.
Sunday, by authority they could cios
up blocksmith shops, and so on uu:.l
all kinds of labor could be prohibit.
on aunuay oy special acts covering
certain divisions of labor when clear
the sauw end could bo occompbsh .
by a general law forbidding all kina
of labor on the Sabbath."
The object of the constitution, it i
manifest, is to prohibit special an
local legislation and to substitul
general law in place of it, wheneve
by a general law the same ends coul
Thu conclusion of the Court wa
that the law is invalid because it is i.
conflict with the constitution. Ai
the judges concurred in the decisioi
Post- Dispatch .
WHAT WILL ENGLAND DO'.
Far-Reaching Eflect of the Turco
Washington, D. C, Jan. 23. Th
London cable giving the details of th
treaty reported to have been perfeetet
between Russia and Turkey was cii
culated on the floor of the Senate ti -day,
and was read with expressions o.
general interest, especially by th.
members of the Committee on Foreign
Relations. Senator Davis expresses
the sentiments of a majority of thi
committee when he said: "If true,
this is the most important diploma tit
event which has occurred in the past
fifty years. It means that Russia cat.
move her armies across the Turkish
border. Such a treaty would result
in the immediate settlement of the
Armenian question, and if France has
also entered into the alliance, as it ap
pears probable, tho result would be
that the fleet of those two countries
would virtually control the Mediterra
nean, and that means more than any
one can now foresee. It also means
that England will have something to
do besides bullying Uncle Sam."
Senators Lodge, Morgan and Culloin
read the report with avidity, and all
remarked upon the vas. importance of
the news if it should prove to be true.
Mr. Lodge said that a coalition be
tween Russia and Turkey such as that
indicated would mean that England
would have her hands full of business
on her own continent without interfer
ing in American affairs.
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The leu 11 Mi;; ;1 Monroeism.
One of the most lucid and satisfm
jry ol the .many definitions of ti
Jonroe doctrine is that furnished b
i roi. Jioiasier. IIH' well-Know
uneriean historian. He draws
uiaiogy noiwccn litis doctrine an
tiiter declarations which our count,
iad previously uiad'j. such as th
government derives its power f.-om Hit
consent of the governed, etc. The?
eiaraiions were once denied an
xmuemned. hut they are now accepted
.ud tho .Monroe dootrine right!
lands with them. The immodiate im
p-uis oi A resident .Monroe s declar
ition was England's opposition to th
loly .'vlliance. hut it was not intend
a simjly for that occasion. It wa;
ae expression of a general and con
uuous policy with regard to KurOiie
.ii interference in tho affairs of tht
,ew World. The doctrine of non-in
rvention, wnicn declared that nt
government in Europe should be a
owed in any way to control the desti
l.es of the republics on this side o
the Atlantic, was perfectly plain ant
ested upon the same basis as th
leclaration of Independence, to-wi
ne necessity f defending republican
sm on this continent against the at
acks and machinations of Europea.
ations. That was what it meant thet.
.ud that is what it means now. It ha.
ot forfeited its vitality or its applica
ulity with the lapse of years, but i.
till a living and very important pai
t our policy of self-protection .
As for England's contention thu
erritory once settled by her subject.
jelongs to her, even if the boundr.
me be disputable, Prof. MeMaster de
lares it to be illogical and inequil
ible, and shows that she has not her-
elf insisted upon it in previous ant
imilar instances. He points out tha
n the case of Maine. England had de
la red that the watershed between tht
vtlantic and the St. Lawrence should
je the boundary, and though a water-
hed is coraparativelyeasy to find, sht
ocated it away down in the Maim
akes: but she subsequently withdrew
he claim. In the case of Oregon, the
ettlement of her subjects in the dis
puted territory was asserted as hei
ight to said territory: but she re
ceded from that position, if not entire
ly, at least to an extent that implied
s practical relinquishment. These
conditions both obtain in the Venezue
lan controversy. That is to say, En
gland seeks in the first place to extend
a boundary according to her own in
terests and wishes, as in the case of
Maine; and if that will not answer,
then she claims that the disputed terri
tory is hers en tha ground that it is
occupied by her subjects, as in the
case of Oregon. The Monroe doctrine
is a protest against elaims of that
kind on this hemisphere, and a warn
ing that any attempt to enforce them
will be resisted by the United States.
It was a good and timely doctrine
when it was originally promulgated,
and it is just as good and timely un
der present circumstances, not in a
narrow interpretation, but in its
broadest sense. Globe-Democrat.
were over lorever in America, ears
biter, when in the mime ,.f life thn. material witnesses wo
bugle sounded again through the
country, this time to a more deadly
and fratricidal conflict. Abnernathy
was ready once more, and marc he
away with the first volunteers. I
was Sergeant of the 117th Illinois I
fantry, Company K. Many month
ago he put in an application for
jiension. arid he nas nop -d again
hope for the granting of his jH tition
Last Saturday a letter arrrived from
Washington. He eagerly lister.e
while the attendants read it. It was
refusal to gram him a pension. The
old man looked around at the poor
room that sheltered him. He only
"It's very strange. I thought the
country was rich enough to care for
the boys that saved it. when thev sot
old and were ready to die:'"
J hen lie died. Air. Abernatby was
ixirn in Effingham County. 111..
127. He leaves three children
Denver. George Aiieii.ath v. Mrs,
Amelia Kirkbricie and Mrs. Mar
Bottony. Three sons are living i
Kansas 'ity. Doctors rail it hea
diseas : others say it was a broke
TAKES ISSUE WITH DHPEW.
iJr;y.i!l;iii .Minister Criticises the New-
Washington, D. C. January 22.
Senor Salvador do Mendonca, Minis
er from Brazil to the United States
n communication with the Washinj
.on "Post'' with reference to Mr. D
,)ew"s spuech liefore the New York Bar
Association, writes as follows:
"Mr. Dejiew's fears that Venezuela
jr Brazil would be willing to sell
portion of their territory seems to
arry him to the conclusion that
irotectorate of the United States oi
America over its Latin neighbors
vouid oecome indispensable. In re
gard to this point Mr. Depew is as well
.i formed as in regard to the disposi
ion of property in the South Ameri
can countries at tho 'whim of the die
ators of the hour. From his iguor-
nce of the actual condition of the
atin-American nations he extorts the
.rgument that the only device to keep
uch nations in good liehavior towaru
he European Powers is to keep them
mtside of the protectorate of the re'
jublic of the north.
"If Mr. Chauneey M. Depew were as
ell acquainted with the Latin-Ameri-
an countries as he is with the finan
lal relations between this country and
Europe he would know that at present
nere are no dictators in South Ameri
ca, but Presidents, elected in accord
ance with the constitutional laws ot
the countries, and there is as much se-
urity of life and property either ol
citizens or foreigners in Brazil. Chili
or Argentine as there is in the United
otates or England, and that no self-
resjiecting Latin-American nation
would countenance the idea of a pro
tectorate, even if offered them by their
best and most powerful friend.
"The principal argument of Mr. De-
pew's theory is merely an absurdity.
When the United States proclaimed,
in 1823, the Monroe doctrine, its popu
lation amounted to 10,000,000, and at
that time this country had already
been twice victorious in foreign wars.
It is not much to assume that a coun
try like Brazil, for which alone I wish
to speak, with a population at present
of 18,500,000, and after seventy-four
years of constitutional government,
never aggressive, but always peaceful
and sell-reliant, would not require a
protectorate to maintain its sovereign
ty and independence.
I lu iiifu nas stated that absence oi
Id precluue the
detendant trom safeiy going io trial
at this time. The t om-i tnereiipou
continued the case until the 1'ilu uaj
of Feoruary, and made an oruer di
recting that the oi.eriif ol tiutlei
County turn the prisoner over to the
Sherili oi" Dunklin County.
To this order the defense strenuous
ly objected on ihe grounds that stu-u
an order was withouiauthorily o; lav.
as the indictment had beeu lound
this (iiutier) county, and the pi-tuii
could not be transferred to the custod
oi the Sheriff of any other couui
unless the jail oi the county waoie in,
original indictment was touud was lu
secure, and the prisoner was hke.y it.
etfect his escape.
At the adjournment of tne Cou
onerin Hogg, ot this county, W
served with a copy ol a writ ol uauea
corpus issued by the Court of Appca
and directed to Shernt licKel, oi -
Muurid County, commanding Uial m
ueielldant be delivered beiore ina
conn iu ju.oo a . in. oi me u m.-.
hen this writ was served auouit
legal complication arose, Uicu w
iu, alter the issuing oi lue orucr t
transfer by Judge Kney, was lue tu.
iwilian of the deiendaut, auu um
order ol tne court alone trausici-
pisouer from tne custody oi oucr
.logg to snerilt licKel. iue writ wa
directed to Ticket, but Hogg nad n.
.dually delivered the prisoner ovet .
the Xew Madrid Sheriif, aithougu lu
order had been made. &ome niuinboi
of the bar held that the order oi Juu,
liiloy alone transferred tae prisoui.
to the custody of Sheriff Tiekel, win.
others claimed that the transfer coui
only be made by actually placing n.
defendant in the custody of the ohei-i.
of the other county.
The two Sheriffs compromised th
case by agreeing to go in compan
iviln tne prisoner to at. Louis an.
answer the writ issued by the St. Lou.
Court of Appeals.
Thiscase, which has assumed anothc
phase, is remarkable for legal pe.
plexities, which able council are ab.
to throw around it at every step of tu
proceetlins. The preliminary motion
nade here during the last two da .
clearly show that the case is gettin.
uiore mixed at every move which i
A True Friend
to the sick and suffering is Dr. Kauf
niann's great Medical Work, finely il
lustrated. Send three 2-cent stamps,
to pay postage, to A. P. Ordway &
Co., Boston, (Mass., and receive a
List ol Mall Matter
Bumaiuiug anealled for in the post office of
Cape Giranieaa, cnty of Cape GiranUan,
State of Misgosri, for the week ending
Jan 21, 16.
Admoo, Miss V 4
Ancell, Mrs llarVer
Craft, P K
Meyer, Mies Mary-
Dovle, W f
Morgan, Fannie 2
ilenny. Miss Minnie
in i n , 11 j
Persons calling for any of the above letters
will please say "Advertised," giving date of
the list. If not called for witbin two weeks
tksy will be sent to the Dead Letter Office at
Washiigton City. O. CRAMER.
Mayor Walbridueas a Candidate lo
Mayor's office, St. Locis, Jai
22, 1890. Dr Emil Preetorious, Cit
My Dear Friend In pursuance of ;
recent conversation with you I writt
this to say that I believe the time ha:
come when my friends and Republi
cans generally throughout the State
tiould know my attitude with relation
to the coming gubernatorial contest
Should I be nominated by the Re
publican Convention in a manner to
indicate that such action expresses
the true state without regard to faction,
and in a way to show that we will go
before the people with a sincerely
united party, working for the best in-
rests of the whole State, I could not
ecline tho honor or refuse to take the
responsibility which it involves.
I feel that I should say in this con
nection that the duties of my present
office are to exacting too enable me to
make an active personal campaign
for the nomination. If nominated,
however, in the manner indicated, I
shall put forth my best efforts to se
cure an election, and I am confident
Thanking you for the kindly inter
est you have shown, I am,
C. P. Walbridge.
The co-partnership heretofore ex
isting between John F. Vogelsanger
and James G. Renolds, under the firm
name of Vogelsanger &. Reynolds,
dealers in hardware, is this day dis
solved by mutual consent, John F.
Vogelsanger retiring from the firm.
Tha business will be continued by
James G. Reynolds, who assumes all
liabilities of the old firm and to whom
all debts due the firm must be paid.
Jemes g. I Reynolds,
John F. Vogelsanger.
January 23, 1896.
Association will begin to-morrow at
said, the Church of Our Father. The con-
"that the ueonle who praved for me vention will continue through next
are my friends, and that they really Tuesday wita a religiou service at the
want their God to convert me. Of church on Sunday, conducted by a
course, no prayer was ever answered. : woman minister. As a rule, less time
Prayer may be a kind of relief to the 'will be devoted to the reading of pa
one who prays, but whether the pray-pers on general subjects conneted with
er is addressed to a stone god or a the suffrage movement than heretofore
wooden one, to a stuffed snake or a I and more time will be given to the
totem, or to Jehovah, the result is the 'actual business of the association,
same. t Miss Anthony, Mrs. Harriet Taylor
"I don't think that, the prayer have Upton, Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt and
affected me. I believe that 1 have as
much sense, as much good judgement,
.tow as tiefore the prayers were made,
and that I am as much opposed to
orthodox savagery as I was before
.he prayers were made.
"I can not be converted unless my
urain is changed or weakened: unless
my cretluiity is increased and my
reasouirg powers weakened. At the
same time I am much obliged for the
prayers. I feel towards those who
,rayed for me as tho girl did towaru
-uo young man who squeezed her
land. She said, 'It pleases him auu
.toes not hurt me.' "
GROWING IN AN INCUBATOR.
't w Ifork ICabe Whose Birthday I
Not I'nlll Next April.
New York, Jan. 2i. There is
mien smaller infant thau the avera
aby at the Post-Graduate Hospital
he is Jennie M. fan, and her biith
.ay will not happen until along in
vpi-il. Shtj took lime by tue loivlock
.tin a firm clutch, and persisted i
o.ng boru last Sunday. She wa
..aced in an incubator, and it will bt
a.my v.euks helore here eyes open
llie nurse leeus tier like a lountau
eii, using a fountain pen pump, in
.ft. When pressed gently, the din
er, consisting ot a lew drops of pre-
.,t.-ed milk, is dropped into the lilt!
lie's mouth. She is fed once an hour,
.venty-lour times a day.
When placed in the incubator foui
-ours after she was born, she weighed
tfiiuces less than 3 pounds. All th
a r she breathes passes through a gas
eater, being freshened by an arrange
i.-nt for the purpose.
liaoy incubators are now among
.ie recoguized paraphermlia of two
i A'ew York's hospitals, the Post
graduate and the Maternity Hospital
t consists ol an air tight case, in
hich is a swinging bed of cotton. It
j kept at the temperature of the hu-
tan body by means of a tank of
ater kept at the proper heat by means
i gas jets.
Resolutions of Respect.
CSTI POST NO. 1(3, DEPARTMENT OF
Missouri, o. a. r.
Cape, Girardeau, Mo.,
January 19th, 1896.
Taps, having again been sounded
faithful picket on life's battle-lines
On Friday p. m., January I7th, 1896,
his home in this city, comrade,
Gustav Schliecker, was stricken-by the
foe f all, Death.
Our comrad bore a most honorable
irmy record. At the age of 18 years
he enlisted in Company "F," 29th
Cegiment, Mo., Vol., Infantry, promo
te J to the rank of Lieutenant, was ever
,-eady for duty, faithful toevery trust,
earnest in promoting the comfort and
welfare of his command: never order
ing his u.en where he would not lead.
Comrade Scnliecker was a zealous
member of our post, a good citizen, a
Kind husband and father, therefore,
Resolved. That in the death of
comrade Schliecker his family has sus
tained an irreparable loss, the com
munity a god citizen, and the Grand
Army of the Republic a zealous mem
ber, and the country a true patriot.
Resolved, That in Fraternity, Char
ity and Loyalty we extend to the widow
and her children our heartfelt sym
Resolved. That a page of the Post
records be set apart as a memorial to
comrade Gustav Schliecker, Lieut.,
Company "F" 29th Reg., Mo., Vol.,
That our flag, charter and emblems
be draped for thirty days.
That a copy of these resolutions be
furnished the wiiow of our deceased
comrade,and a copy furnished the city
press for publication.
G. w. Travis, i
John Kassel, Com.
Christian Klages. J
A true copy. Attest:
L. F. Klostermann,
a number of other women who have for
years been actively identified with the
suffrage movement are already here.
They speak of the coming convention
in the most enthusiastic manner, and,
with woman suffrage steadily gaining
ground, especially In tho Western
Ctates, they consider that the outlook
for the future is brighter and more en
couraging than it has ever been since
the question of giving woman tha right
to ballot was first raised in the country.
Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the
veteran honorary President of the as
sociation, will nwt be able to attend
the sessions of the convention, but she
has promised Miss Anthony that she
would send a letter to be read to her
IRISH OF GERMAN DESCENT,
A Race Mixture- Found In Various
Parts of the World.
Many jteople have been surprised io
learn that there are in Baltimore
German-Irishmen that is, jiersons
descended from German parents in
iteiand. Such Irishmen of German
orgin are, nowever. also to be found
elsewhere; thus, for instance, Bishop
Thomas Honacum, of Omaha, is an
irishman of German descent. The il
lustrate the reason for this the follow
ing facts might be of service: In the
year 1709 a great cumber of Palatines
were induced to emigrate, partly on
account of the distress consequent to
the French war, but more so on ac
count of the glowing accounts from
tae first German immigrants to Penn
sylvania. Thev came in great num
bers to Rotterdam, depending for as
sistance on England, whence already
in 1703 a great number of Palatines
had been transported to Xew York.
They came, however, in too great
numbers, and there were no vessels to
convey them from Rotterdam to Lon
don . For some time they were cared
for in the former city, but when this
proved too great a burden England
bad them transported to London,
waere they were housed and properly
But on the first of June the number
had grown to 10,000, in consequence
of which England caused a publication
to be made in Holland on June, 1709,
that no new immigrants would be
thenceforth received. Nevertheless,
until October, 1709, some 4000 more
The expense of supporting these
Germans at "Greenwich Camp,' near
London, was defrayed by large col
lections through a committee, to which
the highest persons in tho realm be
longed. Queen Anne gave $800 daily.
But even for wealthy England this
burden soon became too great, there
fore efforts were made to send these
people to America, and many of them
went to Schoharie, in New York.
Many of them died, but there still
remained a large number, so that
3800 Palatines were sent to Ireland,
where they settled in the County of
Limerick, making splendid progress
as skillful farmers and mechanics,
such as linen weavers. Philadelphia
Don't Do It.
The Judiciary Committee of the City
Council wants to reduce the license on
beer depots from one hundred and
fifty dollars to fifty dollars. Now
this is wrong. The license of one
hundred and fifty dollars per year on
beer depots is not too much. We
have a brewery in this city that can
supply all the beer that the home
market demands and it is to the inter
est of every citizen in the city to de
mand that that brewery receive the
undivided patronage of the dealers in
Wo do not have to patronize the
English beer syndicates, and we do
not think it would be right to reduce
the license on the English syndicate
depot. Don't do it. ,
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