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ETerythtnic of Local Form To be
Found That Is of Interest.
"Wedwe some "lane duck" on our
books who must pay or they will be
published as dead-beats. Business is
business, and we intend to do business
as it should be done. So you fellows
had better step up to the office and
Dr. Relston is going to housekeep
ing. He will probably rent John L.
Miller's house on Lorimier street.
Henry Meysteadt tells us that he has
packed over fourteen hundred head of
pork hogs this season.
If the party who took II. S . Deane's
buggy Sunday night does not return
same on or before Wednesday morn
ing he surely will be arrested as Mr.
Dearie knows the guilty party but does
not caro to expose him. All he wants
is his buggy .
The railroad company has put in a
switch at the Hock Levee for the ac
commodation of the Cape Brewery &
Ice Company and the Brewery will
now get its wood by rail instead of
bulling it on wagons.
From this data on local reading no
sices will Ik? inserted in the Daily
Democrat for one ;ent per line. This
means for each and every insertion.
Merchants who want to let the public
snow what they have to sell will find
his a cheap way to reach their custo
mers and the public.
The Sheriff ef Stoddard county is in
J.he city on official business.
The steamer Cherokee got down
iromSt. Louis Saturday evening at live
Our friend, J. G. Haydock, of Bloom
field, who was burned out about a
year ago has builthimself a new house.
Somebody stole Holman Deane's
buggy last hight and so far Mr. Deane
has been unable to find any trace of
John Reagan will leave to-morrow
morning to visit his mother at Indian
apolis, Ind. He will be absent from
the city about a inonh.
John L. Miller is going to move in
to the rooms over his saloon.
The private mask ball to be given
ot the Opera House January 20th
promises tm be the grandest ever given
here for years.
Lindcmann & Sen received the large
Ila4i glass for the glass front to the
St, Charles Hotel building Saturday
and the glass is now being put into
John Weimer is selling out his per
sonal tpropery. He will move to
tome place in Kansas.
Patrick Quoenan is in the hospital
in this city dangerously ill.
Sheriff Handol came in from Jack
son this morning and went out on the
Houck road to serve some papers.
There are five prisoners in the Jack
Ed F. Regenhardt spent Sunday in
the city. Ed has a big job on hand
at Greenville, Wayne county and he
will bo employed at that place for two
or three months yet.
August Shivelbine visitedCairo last
week with Mr. R. E. Gannon and he
bad a grand old time. Cairo, he says,
is a live town.
The Sheriff of Stoddard county in
forms us that the small-pox in that
ounty is confined to one family and
there is little danger of it spreading.
Ed Horn arrived in the city yester
day from New York. He was called
here by wire to the bedside of his
mother who was buried yesterday.
The regular January term of the
Common Pleas Court will convene
Messrs. Sackmann & Boss are fix
ing up the A. D. Leech corner and
about the flrst of next mouth they will
open up a big stock of gents furnish
Capt. Schuchert informs us that he
will have a fine company for one
night at the Oiera House soon .
Another week or two and all danger
of a closed river will be over for this
The teachers and pupils of the pub
lie school are preparing an entertain
ment for the 22d of February.
Two of the hog thieves placed iu
jail last week are still eating grub at
the expense of the county.
The young folks are getting ready
for the mask ball at the Opera House
on iie 2tth of this month. They say
it will In; a grand affair.
The city now has a rock pile and
lawbreakers will be given something
to do herevfter when they get in
TheO;iera Housj baud is practicing
two nights each week and when the
band again appears in public we wiil
h;ar some new music.
E. II. Engelmann is gutting the
papers aad books in his office ready
for court which will convene next
John Weimer tells us that he is go
ing to move to Texas as soon as he
an dispose of his personal property.
Gust Schliecker who came here from
his home in the Inditn Territory to
attend the funeral of his father will
remain in the city a few weeks to -settle
up his father's estate.
Otto Hanny closed his grocery store
on Broadway yesterday. He was not
doing business enough to justify him
in further continuing in business.
Another Cape doctor is soon to lead
to the altar one of I ronton 's best and
prettiest. We are not permitted to
The outlook is that we will have to
pay a big price, for ice next summer.
There will be no river ice put up this
winter and we will have to use arti
Mrs. W. T. Relston will go to St.
Louis Saturday to spend a week or
two visiting her parents. The Doctor
will live on boarding house hash dur
ing her absence.
The Board of Trade of this city
should get a move on itself prepare
for some aetive work. If the propwr
efforts are made there is no reason
why we should not secure the location
of some factories in this city in the
Parties on their way from St. Louis
to this city last Sunday telegraphed
from Bismark to friends here but
they arrived here lie fore the telegram
reached the friends. There is a screw
loose somewhere in the telegraph
The condition of Main and Spanish
streets shows that silica is not the
material for making good steets.
These streets are muddy and full of
holes while the graveled streets are
smooth and dry. (J ravel is the ma
terial for streets.
We have often said there are too many
vacant houses in this city and we say
so again. Property owners are hold
ing on to the old war times rate of
rents and for these times those rates
are too high.
The docket for the January term of
the Common Pleas Court is not as
large as the usual dockets for the re
gular terms of this court
It looks strange to see so many kso
ple using wood for fuel 'in this city
when we are within forty miles of the
best coal mines in the country.
Th- St. Charles Hotel will be ready
for occupancy about the first of June
and it is a fine opening for some live
Joseph V. Hobbs says he is deter
mined to break up the nest of hog
thieves squatting in the swamps south
Mrs. August Dick received a check
to-day from Edward H. Engelmann,
insurance agent, for one hundred and
thirty-five dollras, payment for the
loss she sustained in the recent fire on
Goop Hope street.
This is gloomy weather and gloomy
times for business. Merchants say
they are doing very little business
and nearly everybody else is com
plaining of dull times.
We should entertain the St. Louis
Republic correspondents royally.
They are coining here to write up our
town for a great metropolitan paper
and the better the entertainment they
receive the better the write-up. Cape
Girardeau is the metropolis of South
east Missouri and the correspondents
will say so in their write-up.
August Schliecker called on us this
morning. He informs us that he will
remain in the city till his father's es
tate is settled up.
Somebody placed a buggy in the
Fourth Ward hose house last night
The Fire Chief should place lock9 on
the hose houses and keep the doors
Judge Miller, of Bollinger county,
called on us to-day. The Judge is
one of the progressive farmers of
Bollinger. He ownes a fine farm
noarLaflin and he owns some land in
Capo Girardeau county.
Judson Randol, we understand, is a
candidate for County Treasurer.
Peter Lehner will be a candidate for
re-election to the office of Collector.
Mr. I?hner has made a good record
for himself as collector.
The property owners on some of the
streets are going to remonstrate
against the passage of a street sprink
ling ordinance. They have that priv
ilege. The City Council will not pass
an ordinance to compell people to pay
for a luxury they do not want.
There will be an entertainment at
the public school next Monday night
State Auditor Seibert is a candidate
for re-election. He does not want to
be Governor Seibert. ne likes the
Auditor's office likes the work and
he is in leve with the salary the office
We received a letter to-day from a
lady who wants to know what is going
on iu Cane Girarueau. That was an
easy letter to answer.
If the price of meat goes up this
year our pork packers will make
money. They have been doing a big
packing business and they have
bought hogs at low figures.
Gustav Schliecker carried a life in
surance ef three thousand dollars.
John St Avit has just completed a
nice little cottage op on Jefferson
Avenue which is for rent.
The Anchor Line Company, it is
said, will put a boat in the Cape Gir
ardeau trade this year.
Capt. Ley he, of the Eagle Packet
Compamy is in the city looking after
his interests here.
An effort will be made this year to
extend Houck 's Missouri & Arkansas
road from Commerce to this city.
The extension of that road to this city
would bring us lots of trade from Scott
There are some importantcases from
this county docketed in the St. Louis
Court of Appeals for next week.
M. E. Lemming is giving employ
ment to a large number of hands at
his saw mill near the railroad ma
A Board of Trade can do lots of
work that will benefit a town. We
have a Board of Trade but its mem
lers are not punctual about attending
The County Court will meet the first
Monday in February and the Jackson
Probate Court will be in session the
The drummers who come to this city
say we have the lest town in Southern
Missouri. We are complaining about
dull times, but traveling men say we
have no cause to complain while we
have a better business than any other
town in the country.
The sewor across Morgan Oak street
needs repairing and the Street and
Wharf Committee should look after it
Administrators who have had pub
lications mado in this office are re
quested to call and get proof of pub
The Alt-Fullerton law suit that was
tried in the Circuit Court at Jackson
at the last term will go to the Supreme
There are kickers iu all communi
ties. v e have them here, but they are
not numerous enough to do any great
The through train on the Houck
road was behind time last night, for
the first time in several months.
Henry Wilier, of Oak Ridge, has
been in the citv for a week or more.
Our mills are paying sixty cents for
wheat but they say the farmers are
bringing very little wheat to market
Otto Holm has just completed the
job of decorating the interior of Capt.
H. L. Hunze's handsome residence,
and a prettier job of decorating would
be hard to find in the country. Mr.
Hunze is delighted with the work and
he does not hesitate to say so. Mr.
Holm, ho says, is an artist whose skill
is unsurpassed, and Mr. Hunze
recommends Mr. Holm to all who
want fine work done in their buildings.
Mr. Holm will leave in May and those
wishing his services should engage
Spanish street is in bad condition.
It is full of holes and the mud is six
inches deep. The silica put on that
street was no good, and it was a hard
ship on th? property owners to have
to pay for it
ndy M?tz, of Oran, is in the city.
About thirteen years ago young Metz
was conductor on our railroad and it
was claimed when he quit the Railroad
Company that he had more money
than he Knew wnat to ao wiin.
Mr. Will Hirsch and Miss Rosie
Meystedt, will be united in marriage
at the residence of the bride's parents
Sunday evening, January 2tith.
The firm of Vegelsanger & Reynolds
has dissolved. Mr. Vogelsanger re
tiring from the firm.
A rich widower near Jackson is
threatened with a five thousand dollar
breech of promise suit. So says the
The dedication exercises for the new
Soceity Halls at the Normal will be
postponed until Saturday evening of
next week, February 1st At that
time it is expected that a short pro
gram will be rendered and then the new
halls will be opened for visitors, and
a pleasant and social time -is antici
The property owners on Broadway
are getting up a remonstrance against
the proposed street sprinkling ordi
nance. The say the City Council was
a little too previous in this street
Prof. Vandivcr made a hurried trip
to Doniphan in Ripley county last
Saturday and lectured to a fine audi
ence mat evening. no reports n as
one of the most delightful visits be
ever made, and says the Doniphan
people are as sociable and hospitable
as it has ever been his pleasure to
visit The town, he says, has grown
wonderfully in the last few years, now
having twelve or fiftean hundred peo
ple, good hotels, three or four fine
churches, a number of elegant resi
dences, and showing every evidence of
prosperity. But what was still more
gratifying to him was meeting a num
ber of old Normal students and hear
ing of ethers yet to come.
. ii .... : . .
Resolutions of Respect.
Hall of Cape Girardeau Legion No.
91, S. K. A. O. TJ. W.r Sunday after
noon, Jan. 19. 1896.
Died, in this city on Jan., 17th. 1896,
in his 51st year, our worthy comrade,
P. C. Gustav Schliecker.
Whereas, The call has been made
and another of our comrades has been
ordered to lay aside his sword and
ordered to "come up higher" and par
take of heavenly refreshment and rest,
that sword that had been wielded by
him in battling against the vanities
and deceits of life, and
Whereas, His post of duty will be
vacant and his presence and counsel
at our meetings sndly missed, there
fore be it,
Resolved, That in the death of
comrade Gustav Schliecker, this Le
gion has lost a faithful comrade, this
city, and o vicinity an upright
and progressive citizen, one who al
ways took an active part in advancing
the city's and county's interest, his
friends, one who never betrayed their
trust in him, and his family a kind
and indulgent husband and father.
Be it further
Resolved, That to commemorate
this event and that future comrades
may know of our love and esteem for
comrade, Schliecker, a page be set
apart on our record and these resolu
tions inscribed thereon, a copy deliv
ered to the family of our deceased
comrade and copies furnished the city
papers for publication.
David A. Glenn, i
Joseph Meyer. -Com.
Emanuel Gkiser. )
In ;.M emorlum.
Died at his residence in this city on
Friday evening, January 17th, 1896,
in the 51st year of his age. Gustav
Hall of Cape Lodge No. 135, A. O.
U. W., Sunday ofternoon, January
Whereas, It has pleased the Su
preme Master Workman to call from
this lodge to that clestial lodge above
ourworthy brother, Gustav Schliecker,
Whereas, We feel that our loss is
his eternal gain, therefore be it
Resolved, That in the death of
brother Schliecker, this lodge has lost
a zealous worker, one whose unswerv
ing zeal will long be remembered,
the community an upright and honor
able citizen, his friends, one who ap
preciated their friendship and his
family a kind, generous husband and
father to whom we extend our heartfelt
sympathies in this, -their sad afflic
tion. And be it further
Resolved. That as a token of es
teem and brotherly love, and to cherish
the memory of our deceased brother,
that these resolutions lx: spread upon
our recods, set apart and suitably in
scribed, that a copy lx- furnished to
the family of our deceased brother,
duly attested by the Recorder, and
copios furnished the city papers for
Geo. E. Chappkll. 1
Edward A. Kimviel,
Edward W. Flentue, I
Board of Trade Meeting.
A special meeting of the Board of
Trade was held Tuesday evening, the
purpose of which was to arrange to
receive the correspondents of the St.
Louis Republic who will come here in
a few days to write up our city. The
secretary of the Board was instructed
to notify the different committees ap
pointed at a former meeting to pre
pare data for the correspondents to
report at once.
A t'ard ot Thanks.
We. the undersigned (wife and child
ren of the late Gustav Schliecker)
herewith extend our sincere thanks to
the officers and members of Justi Post
17.1, G. A. R., the officers and mem
bers of Cape Lodge No. 1T5 A. O. U,
W.. and the many friends for their
kindness and assistance during the
short and sudden sickness and the
funeral of our beloved husband and
May the blessings of the Supreme
Commander on high rest upon the
G. A. R., (you heroes who were so
zealous in aiding to maintatn the hon
or, integrity and supremacy of the
National Government during the late
rebellion Hhat you may ever preserve
and strengthen the kind and fraternal
filings which bind you together and
continue to extend needful aid to the
widows of your fallen comrades as
you have to us. And may the ban
ner of Charity, Hope and Protection
be carriel onward evermore for the
good of mankind.
Mrs. Gustav Schukcker.
Mrs. Val Sauekbrunn.
Mrs. Anton Reinschmidt.
I Am Proud.
To say from personal experience
that Sulphur Bitters, which adver
tisement will be seen in another col
umn, is the best spring and blood
medicine to be found. It is -prepared
by an honest firm, who scorn to use
cheap and worthless medicines, but
use the best that money can buy.
Proceedings of the City Council.
Monday Evening, Jan. 20. 1896.
Board met as per adjournment with
the Mayor, William H. Coerver, in
the chair and the following mem tiers
Messrs. Adams, Bierwirth, Blomey-
er, Dempsey, Galusha. Vogelsang.
Absent Messrs. Land and Shivel
A petition from W. H. Elgin, pro
prietor of the Rirerview Hotel, was
presented and read. Said petitioner
asks the board to grant permission to
Mr. Hunze to remove his scales from
their present location to one on the
levee on the south side of and as near
as practicable to Broadway street, and
that the board permit the grounds thus
vacated and all of the grounds in front
of the Riverview Hotel, and between
the Railway tract and the river to be
used by the Riverview Hotel for a
front ornamental plat, and f ree to the
public under certain restrictions, the
city to have possession whenever she
may have use for the grounds.
On motion of Mr. Dempsey said pe
tition was received and ordered hied
and the prayer of jietitioner granted.
and the Street and Wharf Committee
instructed to confer with Mr. Hunze
in reference to the new locaiton for his
The Judiciary Committee to whom
was referred the communication of the
Mayor, read at last meeting, suggest
ing that certain ordinances and more
particularly the License ordinance
should be amended, submitted a re
port recommending certain amend
ments to said ordinance, also that
Sec. t of ordinance No. 531, be so
amended as to prohibit the dumping
of any refuse or matter of any kind
into the river or the drawing of ashes
or cinders by steamboats lying at the
river between the foot of Independence
street and the foot of Bellview street
Said Committee also submitted an
ordinance authorizing the Mayor to
quit claim by deed to the School Dis
trict of Capo Girardeau city, out lot
H. also deed for said out lot H, for
the Mayor's signature.
On motion of Mr. Vogelsang said
report was received and ordered filed
and the City Attorney instructed to
draft an ordinance carrying out the
recommendation in said report.
The ( 'ommittee on Claims, to whom
was referred tne Dili ot nr. vverner
Schmidt at last meeting, submitted a
wruten report, giving it as their
opinion that the city is not indebted
to Dr. Schmidt, for the reasons that
the services claimed as rendered, was
without authority, and is thefore ir
regular and without standing before
On motion of Mr. B'erwirth said re
port was received, concurred in ana
The following resolution was pre
sented and read:
Resolved, That the City Attorney be
and he is hereby instructed to compro
mise the lawsuit now pending between
the city and Frank Unnerstall by ac
cepting payment from said Frank Un
nerstall at the rate of .0 per annum
from the time of the expiration of his
last license and also upon payment of
all costs in the case.
E. F. Blomeyer,
H. G. Dempsey,
moved -to adopt said
vote resulting as fol-
Yeas Bierwirth, Blomeyer, Demp
sey, Galusha 4.
Nays Adams, Vogelsang 2.
The Mayor declared said motion
carried and the resolution adopted.
The following resolution was pi-e-sented
by the Judiciary Committee
Resolved. That in the opinion of
this Council it is necessary to have
certain streets in the city sprinkled
and cleaned during certain months of
the year, and assess the cost of same
upon all real estate abutting on said
streets or avenues.
Therefore, The City Clerk is hereby
instructed to publish this resolution
as provided by the State law, (see
laws, revised ordinance book, page
44, section 94) for the sprinkling and
cleaning of the following streets:
Broadway street from Pacific to Water
street. Water street from Broadway
to Themis. Themis street from ater
street to court house square, Main
street from Broadway south. Inde
pendence street from Main to Spanish
Spanish street from Broadway to
Provided, however, that the proper
ty owners shall be allowed thirty days
in which to lile remonstrance instead
of ten days as provided by law.
E. F. Blomeyer,
Signed: Aug. BIERWIRTH,
H. G. Dempsey.
Mr. Adams moved to adopt said
An ordinance entitled "An ordi
nance to authorize the Mayor of the
city of Cape Girardeau to convey out
lot 'H' to the School District of Cape
Girardeau City," submitted by the
Judiciary Committee was taken up
and on motion passed a first reading.
On motion of Mr. Bierwirth said
ordinance was read a second time,
and on motion of Mr. Blomeyer read
for the third and last time.
Mr. Adams moved to adopt said
ordinance, the vote resulting as fol
Yeas Adams, Bierwirth, Blomeyer.
Dempsey, Galusha. Vogelsang fi.
Absent Lind, Shivelbine 2.
The Mayor declared- said motion
carried and the ordinance adopted.
On motion of Mr. Blomeyer the
board adjourned until the next regular
meeting at 7 o'clock sharp.
GEO. E. CHAP PELL, City Clerk.
A Household Treasure.
D. W. Fuller, of Canajoharie, N.
V., says that he always keeps Dr.
King's New Discovery in the house
and his family has always found the-
very best results follow its use: that
he would not be without it, if procur
able. G. A. Dykeman Druggist. Cat
skill, New York, says that Dr. King's
New Discovery is undoubtedly the best
Cough remedy: that he has used it in
his family for eight years, and it has
never failed to do all that is claimed
for it. Why not try a remedy so long
tried and tested. Trial bottles free at
Blomeyer & Hainan's drugstore. Reg
ular size 50c. and $1.00.
Shoe brushes, daubers and blacking
at Haman's, 115 Main street.
Over Gaiters from 25c up at Ha
man s, 11. . Main street
"Perfect" Baking Powder does-
Ladies only! Please notice local
item marked with
After the rain come to Haman's and
get a pair of rnhbers.
Get your baby a pair of rubber
sandals at Haman's. 115 Main street
Felt slippers for ladies, misses and
children at Haman's, -115 Main street.
If you can't find the shoe you want
try Haman. If he can't suit you he
will make special order.
Go to Haman's for shoe laces.
Carried unanimously Hainan's
Ice wool at Mrs. McCrea's, largo
Fits anything but crime, Haman's
custom made shoes 115 Main street
Canvas Leggings at Haman's.
Ladies who do fine embroidery can
find a full line of Brainard & Arm
strong silks at Mrs. McCrea's. also a
fine assortment of articles used in
Mis. McCrea has the sole agency
for Turle's Cucumber Cream, unequal-
ed for the complexion.
Cape Girardeau people and vicini
ty are now saving 50 per cent on pure
grade of Baking Powder direct from
factory. Ask for "Perfect" at
T. J. Juden, Flentgo & Heinberg.
H. Stratraan, F. H. Vasterling,
Will Warren, H. P. Peironnet,
W. C. Bergmaun, Chas. Ruessler,
Hirsch Bros. H. Nussbaum,
A. H. Kempe, G. W. Polack.
We guarantee satisfaction or money
FOR SALE Fine four room brick dwelling
with cellar. Summer kitchen and out
buildings. Good cistern and line orchard. Lot
72xlso situated on corner of sprig and North
Streets. Title perlect. For farther informa
tion call on H. a. Deano. Ileal Estate Agent.
Cape Girardeau, Mo.
FOR SALE. Two fall blood Holstein bolls,
one IS months and the other 12 months old.
Applr to Robert t. Gibouey.
FOR SALE Residence of the late -lodge
David O. Hope, corner Independence and
Fountain street. Cape Girardeau, Mo, Apply
to wso. A. HOPS
WANTED To borrow eight hundred dollars
on imuroved town property in a live little
town in Southeast Missouri, at eight percent.
interest. Property Is worth unu.uu to ra
ther information address this office.
FOB SALE A new seven-room frame house
witb cellar, two stables, cistern and good
outhouses. All in good condition, situated on
Kellevue street, between npngg ana raciae
streets. Some fruit on lot. for further in
formation apply at Dnocut office.
AGENTS WANTED. One ear led i.Htn
live year,; many earn UU0 yearly. Busi
ness established 4i years. Incorporated
yeara. Rated high. P. 0. 1X71. New York.
ii"OB SALE Twentv acres of good land In
high state of cultivation, inside of citv
limits, located on good connty road. For pricr
and terms apply to Mrs. Victoria Beaudean at
the old J acou Beaudean farm . mUnit-tinrM
V,'0R RENT: By March I ft, the Cramer hone
A Btead. near formal school. For particu
lar! apply at the premises.
WANTED I'NDER AGENTS: $22, 008
How acents made it in Ave vears from
free iamples: live
salesmen on uncovered
P. O. 1371. New York.
ground can do it.
C. J. Haman.
115 Main St.