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The Weekly Democrat.
Published Ev"ery Saturday by
Tile DemOGrat PnntinQ GO.!'11'1 in that Iu-nlar nei - hbo, -
114 THEMIS STREET.
Entered at the l'ost uflle at Cape Uirardi-an
Mri.. as second-class matter.
. . .
WILLIAM M'K IXLEY.
For Vice President.
CAKPr.T A. HOISAP.T.
.HtllX A. sxidki:.
ro;: state si:.v.Toit.
iir- authorized to announce
Tli'.MAS K. CKitKN
ii candidate for State Senator from
tutorial District, subject to the
decision of the Senatorial llepublicin
We are authorized to announce
A- a candidate forth.- otliee of Sheriff
of aiH- t iirardeau eountv. subject to
th" action of the It-
in;,' convention. '
We are authorized to announce i
Kl)V.i:iiF. KKJiKXHAKIlT j
A a candidate for Sheriff of CatK j
lira ruea -. 1 county, subject to the action
of the H'-ptihiican riominatinir con
vention. f hc oirvTY T!;kasfi:!-:i:
We aie authorized to announce
As a candidate for th-'oth -e of Countv
Tr--asurer. subjii-t to the action of the
County !!i-publicaii noniinatinjr con
vention. We are authorized to announce
As a candidate for the office of t'ounty
Treasurer. Mibiect. to the action of the
'ounty le-puldican nominatin-r con
vention. FilK cot.l.Ki-Tiit.
We aii- authorized to announce
I FT Kit LKHXKir
As a candidate for r.--eIection to the
ollice of Collector of Cape (iirardeau
county, subject to the action of 1he
Kepublican tiominatin-r convention.
W- a iv an'horiz-'d to announce
A It. ' III A XT
As a candidate for the office of Col
lector of Cap (iirardeau county, sub
ject to the act ion of the HepubHcan
We are authorized to announce i
;. F. SIKMKKS j
As a candidate for Collector of C:iK-
(iirardeau county, sutij.-ct tothe action j
f the !t-puhiican nominatinir con-!
vent ion. !
,voi; ruos kcfti xi ; attukxkv. j
We in-,- authorized to announce
F.tnVARD I). HAYS
As a candidate for Prosci-iitin-r
torney of Cape (iirardeaiieounty, sul
ject to the action of the Hfpuilienn
nominat'n-r convention .
We ;'e authorized to anrte""" -.
iHFBt M. sl AWVKi:
As a can.li-li-te fi
tornev of CaiK- (iirardeau county
1 .:i.,:v I
subject to the action of the Ui-publi-
can nominatinr convention.
We are aurthorized to aniiouuci
.1. Fil.VXK FA i.uw !::.!..
As a candidate for Assessor ol ( a!
(iirardeau countv. suhji
ct to ti e ih- I
cision of the county Kepublican noni- I
We are authorized to anno. nice I
H. A. Xlt llol.-s
Asa candidatcfor theotliceof Assessor
of CaK (iirardeau county, subject to
the action of the Kepublican nominat
15. 15. Cahoon. our candidate for
(iovernor. was in St. Louis Monday
seeinir his friends.
Kerfoot is an ass ami that old
cuckoo with a deformed map of in
land on his face is another ass.
After the next election the Demo
crats can renew that old and once
popular sony. "My Old Kentucky
Home, (inod Xi-rht."
The luemlM-rs of the Ha'r of Cae
(iirardeau county are unanimous ."or
Maj. J. H. Dennis for Jud-re f tlie
St. Louis Court of Apeals.
ventior. is (K-tter
we are ;u:ii; to
( ' in -j
The country people will all l- here.
The Jackson correspondent of the
Post-Dispatch says S.-iln-rt knifed
Stephens. Mr. Stephens will run in
to a lot of sharpened knives in South
While MeKinley was attending
church last Sunday. Cleveland was
retting his fishing tackle together for
another trip down the Patomac. The
public can draw its own conclusions.
Cahoon men are bobbing up all over
the State. The leading Kcpublieans
of all sections recognize the fad that
Mr. Cahoon is a man of ability and
an untiring worker for the success 1 1
Lorenzo Dow MtKinley, by precon -
i'ert-i! arranjjeriient. had his funeral
preached at Portsmouth, (.. Sunday.
: An opportunity presents itself now for
j the foo'-killer to L'et ui a surc-enoii--h
There are two or three men in this
county making a still lnint for otliee.
iThat kind of ottiee-scekin-r won't work
in this enlightened are. The man who
i wants to listen to music
must contribute his share to
! musieia n.
Lon V. Stephens jjavc us to utider-
stand, wnile in the city iast week, that
he would make several speeches ir.
: this county during the campaign. Mr.
Stephens wants to succeed Governor
; Stone and he will no doubt repeat the
i Stone campaign speeches of the last
j Major .). 15. Dennis, a prominent
j ami well known attorney of Cape Gir
ardeau is a Democratic candidate for
' .Incite of the St. Louis Court of Ai
i peals. A lone- and extensive p-ac-Itice
of the law in this State has -riven
j that -jentlenian a wide cxpeiicni-e that
would make him an able im-iulx-i- of
i that court. He .vill most likely have
j the support of the Southeast counties '
lin the State convention. I Jloomlii-hl
I When 15. IJenson Cahoon lirst an
! nouneed himself as a candidate for
'iovi-rnor there wen- some men who
1 seemed to look upon Mr. Cahoon a,s a
I ereat joker. !ut thev now see that
j then- is no jokin.-r about Mr. Cahoon's
candidacy. They ivco-rnizc the fact
that Cahoon is not only a statesman
but is an untirine- worker. They see
that he is making friends and -raining
strcnirth in all parts of the State and
thev are now falling into line and be-comin-r
enthusiastic Cahoon shunters.
There is fun ahead for our jH-ople.
The I)eniM-rats will meet in this -ity
on the 2'2tl of July to cut a fat hn;- in
the hip. The pin-pose of the mect
iiiu is to nominate a candidate for
('oneress. There are live or six can
didates in the lield and the nicctin-r
wiil 1.x- lon-r. tedious and a hard liyht.
Democrats aiv hard liehtei-s and th-y
are also lon-r-winded. F.vcry candi
date will come here pivparcd to lijrht
to a tillish. Theli- will Ik- speeches.
There will Ih- caueusscs and there will '
1- fan for outsiders.
Mr. D. P.Davis, a prominent livery-,
man and merchant of (ioshen. Ya..
has this to say on the subject of rheu
matism: "I take pleasure in recom
mend iny: Chambcria in"s Pain Halm for ,
rheumatism, as I know from jivrsona!
experience that it will do all that is
Idaini 'd for it. A year ajio this sprin
my brother was laid up in lied with in
flammatory rheumatism and suffen-d
intensely. The lirst application of
Cfianilierlaiii's Pain Halm eased the
pain and the use of one bottl
him. For sale bv
I. Hen '
K. S. McCarty is makin
friends and followers in his i
lieutenant governor. And so he
should, for he is a young man of rare
ability, and would Im- an admirable
and dignified presiding otlicer. lint,
though possessing tin- confidence and
support of the M-oplc. the paK-rs in
Southeast Missouri, with but a few
exceptions, are giving to his caniii
dacy less attention than to that of
men in other parts of the state. We
do not know why this is so. but we do
know that McCarty should have the
united support of Southeast Missouri.
- Current Local.
I in the Kepublican list by this journ
. : ai will, it is entirely safe to say. he
The following is the pledge ln-ing folin,i theiv when the election is ended,
circulated by the gold standard . Kepublican chances are also favora
Dcmocrats at Darlington. Iowa. It 1 i,le in West Virginia, in which State
shows the feeing of the business men ' ti. j,n,t,..ction and sound money si-n-
ever;. where. This is the pledge: 1 he .
undersigned Democrats hereby form J
an association to lie known as th j j
Democratic Sound Money Club.
pieilge ourselves not to vote tor any
candidate for President or Congress
who is not known to opposed to
the live coinage of silver at the ratio
of hi to 1 under present conditions,
ivgar.iiess of the commercial value of
silver. Such a policy would reduce
the country at one to a single siiv -r
standard, and involve tin- iiusiu -.s
interest of the country in genera! dis
aster. Xo party consideration can
induce ;s t support it. "
once in politics always in politics"
might oceur as a maxim to any cit se
observei- of the jH-rsonnel of the late
Convention. Death alone seemed to
have caused the absence of those whose
faces have lieen familiar in such
gatherings in tile past. The roil-cali
would have found response from most
of the nieii who helped to nominate
Lincoln in ls;t and are still living.
Their locks have whitened with the
lapse of time, but they gave little evi
dence of physical decay, and the
chances are that those of them who
esca)K- the clutches of the sexton in the
meantime will be on the roster of the
great Convention of l'.tOO. Globe-Democrat.
1 Prof. Vandiver. president of the
ape ornutl. addressed :i larjre au
dienee at the court house Eridav ni--ht.
Mr. Vandiver is a eant'.idbv- for Co:,-
-Tessional honors in ;) Fo:ir:.-i-r.th
; District. He l,a W a i-acher for
; twenty years, and never before a can -
didate for any otliee. His address was
logical without hein-r tedious, and
witty, without Ix-iay Minnnnt. He lias
j the reputation of boinjr a hard stu-
: dent and a searcher of truths as thev
exist, not as h may wish to find them.
There is no denying the fact that the
Professor captured our people. They
liked the man well, but they liked
what he said better. Hutler county
ha a Conirressiona! caudidate of ker
own. as will be s--en by i-eferenee to
convention proceedings elsewhere.
Hut those who heard Prof. Vandiver
on Friday n 114 lit will not soon for-ret
him. Poplar lS'uiT Citieu.
Twenty years ay ih-.- late .leff Pa-vi-
made a visit to Missouri, which i;-
still remembered by many,
upon which he was travelin
at De Soto, on the Iron Mountain
road, for dinner. There was a 'in en
back Convention in session there. A
crowd coll-vted at the depot to do
honor to the distinguished visitor,
who was easily p rsuaded to make a
short speech. "How about jrrecn
backsV"' shouted somebody in the
eatherimr. Wi-11." said Mr. Davis,
"if yon want scrip to trade with
amoiiir yourselves, you can issue
county scrip or township scrip it
will lx' -rood eiiou-rh a- lonir as yon
have faith in it. But if you want to
u. wusouss twin me nunu ai ia ee
you must use the only currency that; 1 !i the face of thi-sc returns the Pe
ls recoirnized by all the nations of the publicans, it will be seen, have onlv
arth. and that is yo!d
i as wild as
and the few
greenback craze was th
the silver craze is now.
words of the ex-Confedc
had as m.'.cii sense
they would have
( i !ibe-Democrat.
in them then as
if uttered now.
The 1'. -Mitral s-IUialiuii.
We observe that none of the promi
nent I tcpubiicau newspaK-rs. in their
estimates of the electoral vote for
each parlv in Xovemher.
a la ree
tin- Kepublican majority at
liirnre. Tiie"( i IoIh- ! Vmocrat
ble juiblished a day after thi
in a ta-
the ( onvention placed e'urhtii-ir States Montana. Idaho. Ftah and Xevada
the Xew KnIand !rroup. with Xew' - are here conceded -to the opposition.
York. Xew Jersev. Pennsyl vania. The 1 Republican majority will not 1r
Delaware. .Maryland. Ohio. Indiana. I as lare as everybody a few months
Illinois. Michigan. Wisconsin. Min- ' a'o supiiosed it would I-. but it will
nesota and Iowa in 'he Kepublican ! 1" iarjr1' etioiivrh for all practical pur
colun.ii. This would yiv the He-, poses. A much more iuterestin-r and
publicans J.-! el.i-toral votes, or exci!i:i;r canvass than anybody looked
fourteen more than th" 2'2-i nei-cssarv I f"' ',v'" be had.- (i lobe-Democrat.
to elect, and it places in th- Demo
cratic. Populist and isoubt'iil columns
The divisions and estimates made!
bv the other Kepublican pa tiers do'
not differ materially from this. All
the papers which we have seen, except
a very few put the States here named
in the Kepublican division. These
few omit Delaware. Maryland or In
diana, while claiming West Virginia.
Kansas or Xebraska or all three of
them Xone of these foivcasts make
th.-majority large. All thecsiimati.s.
Democratic as well as Kf publican,
made four or live months ago. put the
prohalile Itepulilican majority at a
much higher lignre than this. It is
conceded on all sides that the silver
bolt iias altered tin situation, and
has mad" half a dozen States Popu
listic. Democratic or doubtful which
were deemed sure for the Kepub! jeans
until the St. Louis ( 'leivcnt ion.
it is well to understand, however,
that no States are lieing claimed by
the "(ilolx-Dcniocraf and the other
Kepublican pajiei s except those reas
onably sure to In-carried by the party.
Kvery one of the eighteen States put
tim,.nt is M ,..,. Kansas, too is!
,.llm )r i,,iistic foil y. and will
pn,),;,i)Iv roll up a iM.imiii or 30.0(10
Kepublican plurality this year. Xe
braska stuck to the Kepublicans in
Is!iJ when many other Western States
were lost, and it is likely to in- true
to the party in Is!'!;. Still, it is well
to take tin- changed conditions ir.to
the account. This canvass will r.ot
be a rejietitioii of that of IsTJ. The
Kepublicans will win. for the 1-iiie
dollar is hound to I- at the "c dollar
when there is. as in 1 !.';. a square
contest U t'.v.-.-'i then;, i.iit in order t
make vectory sure every Kepublican
must go to the polls. (i lobe-Democrat.
Tile siiverite bolt, in the St Lords
Convention, and the practical cer
tainty that the Chicago assemblage
wii! declare for free coinage, will
make a new partisan division aniehg
the states, and renders the old align
ments and c ilculatioas olisoie'e.
Some of the States heretofore deem d
safe for the K-pu oilcans will no.v b
lost to them, while several which the
Democrats have carried hitherto are
likely to go Republican this year. Ir
is safe, however, under the nj-.v con
ditions, to class these eighteen States
as surely Kepublican:
...' Minnesota '. ,
...3 Xew Hampshire. .4
24 Xew Jersey ..10
.!" Xew York 3tt
.l?. Ohio 23
..! Pennsylvania 32
Khode Island.... 4
.!" Vermont 4
.14 Wisconsin 13
- J votes.
j Indiana '. '. . '.
Xeeessa ry to a choice 221
It is only fair to say that this is an
ultra-conservative estimate. AH the
States claimed are north of the Ohio
and the Masoi and Dixon parallels !
except Maryland, and ail are east of i
the Mississippi except Minnesota a.id !
Iowa. The Hi-publicans carried Wert j
Virginia in the Congressional elec-j
tions ol is; 4. securine; each of its four j
members of the House and -retting
13.(ht!t :mre votes in the entire State I
than th-Democrats. Connecticut. Xew
Jersey. Delaware ami .raryland have
j also b -en carried by 'lu Hepublieans
in recent elections. Ali these Slates
are in the region dominated !iy tin
sound money sentiia -::t. All i-an be
counted or, with the .rreatcsl con'i
dence to git Kiiublicaa :iiis year ex
cept possibly We-t Virginia, which is
not claimed Hobart'.s nomination
of course, would turn the scale in Xew
Jersey in favor of tile Hepublieans
even if the sound money issue was out
of the way. Xobodv thinks Connecti-
cut is a doubtful State, nor
jauv reason to lielieve that
Illinois. Minnesota or Iowa
1 lost to the part v this vear.
fourteen; majority in th-- F.lectoral
' 'o!ley;e. Dili the doubtful States are
nt yet mentioned, ami West Virginia,
i Kentucky. Tennessi c. Missouri. Kan-
sas, Xebraska. the tv.t Dakotas.
; Washinetun. 0:i -;oii ;.i:d California
iwill ! classed here asdouhiful States.
'Several of these West Yirjrinia.
1 Teniiesse'. Kansas. Xebraska. South
Dakota. Washington and California
i - are reasonably sure to jro Hepubli-
cati. wnile there is a chance that Ken
jtucky. Missouri. Xorth Dakota and
lA-jron will also choose Hepublican
; minitiLr !-,
1! tin- States in the silver
lify Colorado. Wyomin-r.
I'rol. W.l. Vandlvvr.
it was our pleasure to have Prof.
W. 1). Vandiver. President &of the
faculty of the State Xonnal school at
Cape (iiraniean. drop in on us last
Monday. After our pleasant aequaint-ances-hip
and in a general conversa
tion with the distinguished gentleman
we learneii mat lie is an avowed can
didate for Congress in the 14th dis
trict. We have noticed in the district
papers that he has a very strong fol
lowing throughout the district on ac
count of his unswerving iide'ity to the
five silver cause am! sitnv meeting
him we can cheerfully recommend his
candidacy to our iieople if they want
a strictly 10 lo-l nominee for ( 'on
gifss: a deba'or am! orator: a thor
oughly educated geiiileman: a worker
and a .--oiin:: Democrat, who would
make an excellent congressman. He
is no-.v. tii-t ami alone, in the lield
ami ai-oiiiv.! seeing tin- people, since
closing' a successful term of the Xor-mal-
Xew Madrid Kccord.
A S'j.liDiMHill Convention.
The ChicagoTiiues-Hcrald has gone
into details am! footed up the cost of
holding the St. Louis convention. The
recapitulation is as follows:
Tin' McKiiik-y Iwadiinartert- :i.'i.ini
McKinlry Miipnrtt-rs. iinlivitlsally. . iU."-,iiii
Quay's hea-tiiuurirr 4..V1)
Juay's suiiporti-rs, 'n'livi'lna iy . . :',!
Mi-rtoiFs ht-adiiuartt-rs .-,iiim
Morton's iii-rti r.-. i::liv:lnally i:ii,iiii
Rttf!' lii-a'iiinarti-rs -".imO
Ki'HiFb hn)ijorter, imtiviiiiiaily. . . 7.1101'
Alli.-on's In-a iUKTti-rs I!.(Ki"
Ailiroii'a suiortire. iniliviilually -J5,nto
State li-in!i -.arN-r.- :JM
Vict- pri-oidi-nt 1-ooiiis il.iiuo
Misrvllaaiiiu-visitors . S"i.0
Nt-wspai-i-rs 470. Mil
St. Lftnij .oiI.- . :im.ni
Tin- co-t of holding the St. Lou's
c:iivea;io!i may 'h".--.-'--- be said ro
i:. ;;r:v s .1 M.:r ' .
n -ails ;iiv
is now uni-
!y vstaiilisiieii. ImiiroiK'i-ly''
riasses will ir.vii i:i !Iy inrrease
tile troiibi.-ami 111:1 v n-ad to TOTAL
BLIXDXKSS. My ability to adjust
yi:iss-s satfly ana i-orn-rtiy is iH-yonu
question, (.'onsii'.: ne. Kyi-s tested
fri-o of charge.
H. FOSsi. at Uiverside Hotel.
1 o::st;ttit!y ;u-!i:iie- U'.v i
-ivo theiu. This
ON SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1896,
We vv ill sell to tile iirst man who hands us the cash on that morninsr a line,
full size. Hose Wood Piano worth 3.10.W for 17.1.tX. Only one of these
beautiful pianos will be offered at that price. We believe in advertising and
cannot afford to sell but one at the OXIMIALF PHICK. The piano is now
i in the music store at Cape ( iirardeau.
heard by any and all interested. It will not lie soid until that day: no
person can buy it sooner. This is less than it costs to produce it. but it will
-ro at that price on the day mentioned to some one. In addition to the
above we will sell
ozsr IE ustiew o-s: o:R.a-.A.:rr,
worth iiHi.iNi for .'5-").(l Cash, now in stock.
V. W. KIMBALL CO..
R. M. S'JTHERLIN, Manager.
Garr-Scott and Nichols &, Shepherd En
gine and Thresher.
Birdsell Clover Huller, Osborne Binder
and Mower, Piano Binder and Mower and all
cheaper than anybody. Extras for all Binders
and Mowers at half price.
'T WILL PAY YOU TO .SEE ME BEFORE YOU BUY.
J. M. MORRISON,
Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Robt. Stcrdivant, President.
Vif are tow ill our XEW Kl'II.D-IKtt conit-r of Mai" ami TtH'inis Strw t. with all tl
convenience of a well equippo! KankJnK House.
We wonVl be pleased to receive the Mrninti r Merchants, r"ai nu n-, ami ntloT!-, liirh r. .
will (rive laithtnl ami Fatisfactory care.
Collections made in all parts oi the Country .
S'X. LOUIS NATIONAL BANK, t?t. Louis. Mo.
FOUT DEAKBOKN NATIONAAL BANK. Cliiroc.
FOUinil NATIONAL BANK. New York.
STATE NATIONAL BANK. Memphis, Tenu.
MUTUAL NATIONAL BANK. New ODeaus. L
KNAUTII NACIIOD Jt KU1INK, Now York. Liepsh . nud ivr -
Safety Deposit Boxes For.Rent.
GAPE GIRARDEAU, IV'
CAPITAL : :
T,V1J A. GLENN. President.
l. s.. ,!05-li :i.
UAV1U A. GLENN.
II. 1. PEIROXNET.
WM. II. COEHVEK.
L. . .lOEl'll.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS,
-FAITH FULX ESS
Fidelity and Deposit
HomeOtti.-e, BALTIMORE, MD.
M. 1 McLakkx. Attorne;
1 1 'aid-up Caiiital
I "'.LI. - Surplus
Heroines surely on Itonds l tsii-nlnrs,
.tu-licial Irocdinif. All Conrt and (.outracM-r'n
ing to conflict witn tlif DOsiness 01 lawyers, aci-i n t-y tin- I ! otctiih-i,! s m.Ii- n-iit on
Bonds or every description. Becomes nret on lioi.ds or Sheriffs. Bi KiMt-r ol Wills. ( iVrlis of
loons Collectors and other officials or statu-, titles ami Counties. a!si oi I.,...il .. '
tractors and Emploj ee or Banks, Mercantile
t-anies, and on those Officers of Fraternal (-rganizalion.
nERMAX E BOSLER.
secretary ami treasurer.
where it will ivns'n to tie seen and
L. F. Klosiek.mann, Wtr-rroieudi-A
lb EOT, Cashier.
W. h. V li m.
V. . I
(J U AK AXTEED .-
Company of Maryland.
Lo-rN ( ;!iiv. LACLEDE I1I'ILD!X(;.
T ..rtl.l l o.ut
ri-fju!ii m't A muli viiVci iiio.' i:
Ailmiiiist rati is. ami all m,,l. Tt-.li, ... i
t.-oi.ri pit;nt-(t at st. Luiii oltirf liort i oth-
tlni.ses. Itailrnad, Ki r ss. ai d Teli-iRti-h Com-
A. J. D. BURFORE. AGENT.