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Krerythtng of Locl Form To be
Found That la of Interest.
The Board of Directors of the Fair
Association met last Saturday and
paid off the employes who did duty on
the grounds Fair week.
This is the candidate's last week.
He will have to get in his work this
week or get left.
. Dr. A. P. Sawyer: Dear doctor I
have used and sold your Family Cure
with excellent resoults. It cured me
of the rheumatism and I now am 50
years old and have not an ache or
pain. Mrs. F. a. Rhoads.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drusr store.
Sheriff Randol will deliver the tick
ets and poll books to the .ludjres of
Elec'ion his week.
Prof. Wood, the colored orator from
St. Louis, had a good audience at the
court house Saturday night and he
made a masterly argument in favor of
the Republican ticket. Prof. Wood
proved himself to be an able man and
an orator who will make a reputation
for himself wherever he speaks.
The whole system is drained and
undermined by indolent ulcers and
open sores. DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salve speedily heals them. It is the
best pile cure known. For sale by J.
Maple Wilson, Druggist.
George M. Miley talked at the court
house Saturday night. Mr. Miley is
a young orator and his speech was
Boyswill be boys,' but you can't
afford to lose any of them. Be ready
for the green apple season by having
DeWitt's Colic and Cholera Cure in
the house. For sale by J. Maple Wil
Bert R. Shade, brother of Mrs. L.
S. Joseph, died at. his home in Forest
'City, Arkansas, Saturday night. Mrs.
.loseph was atthebedsideofher brother
when he died and Mr. Joseph left yes
terday to attend the funeral.
David A. Glenn is in the First
National Bank during the absence of
Mr. L. S. Joseph.
Circuit Court is in session at Benton
Dr. A. P. Sawyer; Dear Sir: Mrs.
Hamburg induced me to try your Fam
ily Cure, I was greatly benefited by it
and 1 recommended it to every lady
in poor health. Iiespectfully.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drugstore.
The Kennett Fair was a success this
year. The Fair was good and the at
tendance was large.
Eddie Doyle, who was confined to
his bed with a sore throat, is now op
an J about The report that he- had
diphtheria was nil a mistake.
E. H. Engelmann has purchased
himself a new horse and he will now
set his little pony free.
W. Pope Yeaman addressed the peo
ple of this city at the Opera House
Saturday night. His speech was the
liest we have had the pleasure of hear
ing in this campaign. Mr. Yeaman
is an able man and a logical reason
er. The Cape Brewery .t Ice Company
has twenty wood choppers at work in
the swampchopping wood for the brew
ery. Mr. Ruediger informs us that
he has found by e.xierience that wood
ischeaer than coal for the brewery.
f you are bilious, try Dr. Sawyer'
Little Wide Awake Pills, you will find
them just what you want. Try a free
.sample. They do not gripe. Sold at
.1. Maple Wiflson's drug store.
Mr. Bell, of St. Louis, is visiting his
brother-in-law, William Burgess, in
Our old friend, Dr. James is now in
England. He promises us some inter
esting letters from that country.
Theories of cure may be discussed
at length by physicians, but the suf
ferers want quick relief: and One
Minute Cough Cure will give it to
them. A safe cure for children. It is
the onlv harmless remedy that pro-du.-es
immediate results.'" For sale
by .1. Maple Wilson. Druggist.
The election tickets is no small job
to print. The Dkmck i! at is getting
them out and they will all lie ready
Dr. McKaven. of Wheatland. Illi
nois, was in the city to-day. The
Doctor says McKinley ami Tanner
will carry Illinois without a doubt.
Little Robert Aeher. .". years old.
living on West Jackson street. P.uiu
cah. Ky.. retires immediately after
supper so he can get a dose of Dr.
Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey. All children
love it. U cures their con-rli and
'olds and keeps them healthy.
August Shivelbine's new boy did
not arrive in time to vote for MeKin
tint he is all risrht just th.; same.
When the Haarig boys turn out there
is music in the air.
Don't trille away time when you
have cholera morbus or diarrhoea.
Tie-lit them in the beginning with De
Witt's Colic and Cholera Cure. You
don't have to wait for results, they
are instantaneous, and it leaves the
bowels in healthv condition. For sale
by J. Maple Wilson. Druggist.
The voter will vote this year the
largest ballot he ever placed in a bal
It doesn't matter much whether sick
headache, billiousness, indigestion
and constipation are caused by neg
lect or by unavoidable circumstances;
DeWitt's Little Early Risers will
speedily cure them alL For gale by
J. Maple Wilson, Druggist.
The West End Orchestra serenaded
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis S. Ritchie at the
PrescottHouse last night. The band
boys arrived at the Prescott House at
eleven o'clock and before Mr. and
Mrs. Ritchie knew what was going on
sweet strainsofmusiearousedtbem from
their slumbers. Mr. Ritchie soon ap
peared at the door and after the boys
gave him another select piece of music
he invited them down stairs where re
freshments were served.
Sleep is sweet if you give the children
a dose of Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honev
T. D. Hines. Democratic candidate
for Prosecuting Attorney, is in the
city to-day. Mr. Hines iuforms us
that the report that he was indorsed
by the Prohibitionists was all i mis
take. He says he is the regular Dem
ocratic candidate with no isms attach
ed. Mr. Hines is a clever gentleman.
and a brilliant voting lawyer.
W. V. Leech returned home from
St. Louis this morning where he had
been serving as foreman on the United
States Grand Jury.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: I have been
troubled with rheumatism and lung
trouble for a number of years, can
say I never had any thing help me
like your Family Cure.
Mrs. H. Wingart,
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drug store.
Many a day's work is lost by sick
headache, caused by indigestion and
stomach troubles. DeWitt's Little
Early Risers -are the most effectual
pill for overcoming such difficulties.
For sale by J. Maple Wilson, Drug
gist Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey cures all
coughs and colds quickly.
Poison Ivy, insect bites, bruises,
scalds, burns, are quickly cured by
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve, the
great pile cure. For sale by J. Ma
ple Wilson. Druggist.
Mr. Hugh M. Saunders, who pub
lishes the Bardwell (Ky. ) Star, says:
"A few days ago I was completely
choked up with a cold: so much so
that after every meal I would com
mencecoughingand wind up with vomit
ing very much like a child with
whooping cough. A few doses of Dr.
Bell's Pine-Tar-Honoy gave me com
plete relief. I had tried a number of
cough remedies, but none of tiiem
proved half so beneficial as Dr. -Bellfc'
Pi:ie-Tar-Honey. . i
Dr. Sawver: Dear Sir; I can say
with pleasure that I have been usind
your medicine, and will recommend it
to all suffering ladies.
Mkr. W. W. Weathershee,
Sold at J. Maple Willson's drugstore.
Mrs. A. Bader took first premium
on millinery display at our last Fair.
Miss Lucy Leech left last night on
the steamer Gray Eagle for St. Louis
where she goes to visit friends.
The City Council willmeet next Mon
day night regular session.
Rev. Todd left with his family yes
terday for North Missouri. The
Episcopal congregation is now with
out a spiriual instructor.
This is the last week of political
shaking. We are glad of it.
I am 87 years old and have used
about ail of the cough and lung reme
dies that have leen sold during my
life: and. for the benefit of the suffer
in". I will sav that I have never used
any remedy equal to Dr. Bell's Iine-TaV-Honey.
It gives quick and per
manent relief in grippe, as well as
other coughs. We keep it in our house
all the time and would not be without
it. Mrs. M. A. Metcale,
M) South Fourth Street, Paducah, Ky
Charley Johnson will wind up the
. .1 f,
campaign lor me iree silver demo
crats in this county next Saturday
night. He will sjieak at the court
Arrangements have lieeii made
to receive the election news here
Tuesday night. By eleven o'clock
that night we will know who is elected
McKinley or Bryan.
The Government steanboat inspect
ors did their work here yesterday
afternoon and returned to St. Louis
per steamer Gray Eagle.
Hon. Louis Houck will talk fne
silver to the country jieople at Cam
ster school house next Monday night.
A il-'pi;b'iea!. sieaker will lie on hand
to reply to Mr. Houck.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Gordon left for
t ieir iionie in Gayoso to-day. Thev
w:s ;;ectmpained to the train by a
nmniie!- of friends.
The J rains of mov er wagons continue
T. civss the river here westward
The livery stable business is always
rood in campaign Year.
There is more politics than business
now. This has been a red-hot cam
paign and we will all rejoice when it
Al Chenue has the finest jewelry
store in Southeast Missouri and he
carries a fine line of goods.
We are informed that Capt. Leyhe
will make his home in St Louis. Now
we object to strangers coming here
and taking our girls away from us for
keeps. We do not object to give our
girls up to good men but we would
like for these good men to make their
Our roosters are full-feathered and
in good trim. We will turn them out
next Wednesday. A rooster is a great
Judge J. F. Medley is still confined
to his bed and we regret to learn that
he is getting no better.
Some of our local sporting men are
offering to bet two to one on McKin
ley. They can find no takers.
Some of the boys were out late last
night, but they got home in good
George Siemers is in the city to
day taking up a collection to repair
the Bloomlield gravel road.
The Republicans at Jackson will
have another pole raising at Jackson
Saturday. George M. Miley, of
Thayer, will be the speaker.
Charley Johnson will speak at the
Opera House Saturday night and not
at the court house, as we stated yester
Sheriff Randol and County Clerk
Paar started out this morning deliver
ing the election tickets.
H. Karbergspoke to a good audience
at the court house last night. The
gentleman is a fine talker and a well
posted man. He will deliver several
German speeches in this county. Mon
day he will speak at Hamburg and
Kelso in Scott county.
If you have ever seen a little child
in the agony of summer complaint,
you can realize the danger of the
trouble and appreciate the value of
instantaneous relief always affored
by De W ltt s Colic and Cholera Cure.
For dysentery and diarrhoea it is a
reliable remedy. We could not afford
to recommend this as a cure unless
it were a cure. For sale by J. Maple
Mrs. Dr. Augusta Smith will be at
the Riverside Hotel in this city from
November 4th to 9th inclusive. Ladies
shonld not fail to call on her. Con
William Regenhardt is doinir some
stone work for a bridge on the Bloom
The prospects of McKinlev's elec
tion are so good that business is pick
ing up already. Better times are in
The ferryboat i Capo, .Cityy ha d all
the business she could do to-day. She
kept our streets full of mover wagons
John F. Winchester (Wandering
John) arrived in the city this after
noon. He is from the far West. John
is a printer ho has worked on nearly
every newspaper in the United States.
Next Tuesday a Legal Holiday.
A great many people seem to be isr-
norant of the fact that next Tuesday
will lf a lea a I holiday. The law reads
"Sec; ion 737. The following days.
nam-Iy. the first day of January, the
twentj -second day of February, the
thirtieth day of May. the fourth day
of July, the first Monday in Septem-
Der, any general State election day.
any thanksgiving day appointed by
the Governor of the State or by the
President of the United States, and
the twenty-fifth day of December are
hereby tli-clared and established pub
lic Holidays: and. when any of such
holidays lall upon Sunday, Monday
next following shall be considered
such holiday. For all purposes
whatsoever as regards the present
ment for payment or acceptance and
of presenting and giving notice of the
dishonor of bills of exchange, bonds,
promisory notes, or other mercantile
paper, such holidays shall be treated
and considered the same as the first
day of the week, commonly called
Sunday: and all bills of exchange.
bonds, promissory notes orothernier
cantile paper falling due on any such
holiday or Sunday shall be consider
ed as fallingdue on thenextsucceeding
day. unless such succeeding day be a
holiday: in such case it shall he con
sidered as falling due the day pre
vious." t uiislit Ills Man.
Last Sunday night three overcoats
were stolen from the Riverside hotel.
Mr. Mitchell, manager f the hotei.
instituted search and he soon learned
that Murphy Edwards, colored, left
the citv Monday morning. He wired
the authorities in several towns near
by, giving a description of Edwards.
Wednesday the marshal of Murphvs-
boro wired that he had Edwards, or a
man answering his description, in
custody. Mr. Mitchell went over to
Murphysboro an(( sure enousfh the
marshal had hisman. r.Uwards denied
having the overcoats at first but in
finally confessed and surrendered the
coats on the promise of Mr. Miu-hel
not to prosecute him.
Taken up by August Meyer and
posted lx'fore A. H. Grant a Justice
of the Peace in Byrd township of Cape
Girardeau county, on the 22nd day of
August, in theyeai ls!wi, the following
One dark gray mare. .'I years old, 4
feet N inches high, wart on hind leg
and scar on side. Appraised at fifteen
THE AUSTRALIAN BALLOT.
How to Prepare It According to Law
Voters Should Caret ally Read
Secretary of State Lesueur in re
sponse to numerous inquiries gives
out the following:
Under the Australian Ballot Law
it is made the duty of the County
Clerks and the Election Commission
ers to prepare and furnish to the voters
the ballots which they are to deposit
in the boxes on election day. No
others can be used. These ballots are
large sheets of white paper upon which
must oe printed, in seperate groups,
the tickets of various parties, or such
tickets as may be nominated bv elec
tors who in numbers do not constitute
Four constitutional amendments are
to be voted on. The character of
each amendment will, under the law,
be designated on the ballot The
voter, in order to have his vote count
ed upon these amendments, musterase.
as the case may be. the words "ves"
or ''no" to conform the ballot to the
vote he desires to cast on the propo
sition voted tin.
On the election day each qualified
voter shall be entitled to enter the
polling place and to receive from the
judges of election one ballot, upon
wnicn snail nave been placed the mi
tials of two of the judges of election
and no other writing shall be permit
ted upon the back of the ballot except
the number of the ballot. The voter
then retires to a booth alone, remain
ing not more than five minutes, to
prepare his ballot In doing this he
should particularly remember that he
must vote upon one of the groups or
tickets. In other words, he must, by
drawing one or two lines through
them from top to bottom, erase all the
groups except one, and if he desires
to vote for other persons who are in
other groups he must do so by cross
ing out names and substituting others
for them in writing under the erasures
all upon one ofthegroupsor tickets.
He cannot, for instance, vote for
electors on one ticket and State and
county officers on another ticket. He
must do all his voting upon one ticket,
under one head. If he undertakes to
vote for some names by leaving them
unmarked upon one group and other
names in a similar way upon another
group his ballot must under the law
be rejected as illegal.
After preparing his ballot the voter
must fold the same so that the face
thereof shall be concealed and so that
the initial of the judges previously
placed upon the back of the ballot
may be seen. He must then deposit
his v te and forthwith leave the poll
Any erasures the voter desires to
make on the ticket he wishes to vote
should be by horizontal and not per
pendicular lines, as the law says
a partial erasure ot a group by
ines lengthwise of the column, or in
any other manner than by the erasure
of a name to substitute another to be
taken as a rejecttion of the whole
ir a voter shall by accident or mis
take spoil his ballot he may return
the spoiled ballot to the judges of
election and receive another in place
Any voter who declares under bath
to the judges of election that he can
not read or write, or that by reason
of physical disability he is unable to
mark his ballot, may declare his
choice of candidates to the judges
havinsr charge of the ballots, who, in
the presence of the voter, without
leaving their respective positions,
shall prepare the ballot for votinsr
according to his instructions.
Erase all the groups except the one
upon which you desire to vote.
On constitutional amendments erase
the words "Yes" or "No" according
to how you desire to vote.
Make no perpendicular lines on tne
ticket which you desire to vote.
J. F. Gordon, Circuit Clerk of Pem
iscot county, and Miss Rosie Brem-
ermann, daughter of Mr. B. Bremer
mann. of this city, were united in
marriage at the Bremermann residence
on Broadway in this city last night
The i;ereniony was performed at eight
o'clock by Rev. McElroy of the Pres
byterian church, and was witnessed
by a large number of friends of the
ontracting parties. After the cere
mony the young couple were congrat
ulated bv their friends who marched
single file through the parlor where
the wedding took place. An elegant
upjier was served at nine o'clock.
The voting couple received a large
nuniiier of handsome and valuable
Mr. .1. F. Gordon is a young man
who stands well in his county. He
as held the office of Circuit Clerk
several years and ne is very popular.
lis briiie is the youngest daughter
if our fellow-townsman Mr. B. Brem-j-.-i!.:m.
an old citize and successful
busine-s man of this city.
i.lst ol Mall Matter
i(emuii:n uncalled tor in the Ks-t office ol
Cave tiirardenu, county r Cape Utrsrdeau,
State of Missouri, lor the week ending
Iti.nl Mi. Cfll-rie lU'rtaill. II
Itrassiielil.Miss I.Uiie llnlaney, J no H
Harm. .i season
Uatz, Wni 2
Johnson, C B
ynaite, Mrs II
lrtil:lin Mies JlnttiM
Oillispy, Mrs Sarah 2
ltipeman, .Miss i.era
Limlanli' J. C
runnel, viio.'tj v
s-hvmn Mrs John U ilium Charlie
Sn?nn liMirf. ' '
Persons calling for any of the above letters
will please say "Advertised," giving date of
the list. If not called for within two weeks
they will be ent to tiie l)eal Letter Office at
Washington City. . CRAMER.
will never ivgret sending three 2-ccn
! stamps to pay postage, to A P. Ord
I way V Co.. Boston, Mass., for a copy
iof Dr. Kaufmann's great Medical
j Work: KMi pages, colored illustrations;
! of great value to every family.
Directory of the Principal Business Honses.
The following is published daily for the
benefit of traveling salesmen, strangers and
the public generally. It cannot fail to prove
of interest to all who intend transacting busi
ness in Cape Girardeau.
H. STRATMAN, j V. G. IVH.ACK.
Fine Groceries, Feed, Fruits, Etc., j Dealer ir. Genera. Merchandise.
No. 3 Main St i 21 Broadway.
CHAS. J. HAMAN, J H. S. DEANE,
Boots and Shoes Exclus5-ely, j i;eiti Estate and Insurance.
.10 Main St 102A Main street
STUB DIV ANT BANK,
Cor. Main & Themis Sts.
P. H. DEMPSEY,
Wholesale and Retail Grocer.
Also Agent Str. New South.
JAS. McKENNA & CO.,
Dealers in Hides, Wool, Furs. Etc.
Cor. Themis & Water Sts.
MRS. J. WARNER,
Haarig Meat Market.
Good Hope Street
J. MAPLE WILSON,
Drugpist and Stationer.
117 Main St
VOGEL & BRUNKHOKST,
Galvanized Iron House Fronts, Stoves
GEO. G. KIMMEL,
Attorney at Law and Notary Public
102 Main street
THE NEW IDLEWILD,
Semi-weekly St Louis and Cape Gir
ardeau Packet Company.
Aug. Schivelbine, Prop.
"THE BEE STORE,"
Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods.
Cor. Spanish and Independence street
R. G. RANNEY,
Attorney at Law.
UNION MILLING CO.,
Full Roller Flour, Feed and Meal.
G. W. TRAVIS,
107 Main street
P. A. HOCH,
Furniture and Undertaking,
No. 2.J Main Street.
W. V. LEECH,
Notary Public, Real Estate, Collecting
and Loan Agent t Main & ThetniB"
CAPE BREWERY & ICE CO.
Manufacturers of Pure Lager Beer,
Extra Pale Bottle Beer and Ice ;
Made from Distilled Water. i
Foreign and Domestic Fruits,
Fine Cigars and Tobacco.
ICECREAM AND OYSTERS IN SEASON.
Fidelity and Deposit
Home Office, BALTIMORE, MD. St.
M. L. McLaren, Attorney. Chas. StTTKl:, Manager.
i Paid-up Camtal .... $7,V).(I00.00
Resouki.ks Dec. 31, 18!Ci. -j Surplus
Total - - 1.4I!,776."8
Itccoiues Surety on lionds ol Execntnn. Ailniii.ihtit.rh. mil til nniltitakiiiir In
Judicial Proceeding. AH Court and Contractor's
iiik to connicl witn tne uubidcss oi lawyers. Accepted ty the I. s. j.itein i i t as role surliy on
Bonds of every description . Becomes soretv on Boi.ds ol Mierits. Hi jiislert e.f W Ills, Clers ol
Coarls Collectors and other officials of Mates, Cities and Counties. m on fconda ol Con
tractors and Employee of Banks, Mercantile Hocus, liailicad, i lets, ai d lelegTaph Com
panic, andou those Officers ot Fraternal organizations.
HERMAN E. OSLER. EUW1N H'AKFIELD.
.Secretary and Treasurer.
CITY DRUB STORE
Cor. Independence & Spanish Sts.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI.
Elmo Porteifield Ph. G.
A full line of
Patent Tvledicines, and Toilet Articles always
on hand, fresh and clean.
Prescriptions carefully compounded.
JOHN H. SANDER & SON,
G roceries, Dry Goods and Notions.
Cor. Sprigg & Williams Sts.
Star Livery, Feed aid Sale Stable.
YOG ELS ANG El C & REYNOLDS
Hardware and Farm Implemnts.
Oue door S. of First National Bank.
G. W. BAHX,
Wholesale and Retail Hardware.
12 & 14 N. Main St
F. H. VASTEULING,
Dealer in Dry Good and Groceries.
Cor. Broadway and Middle Sts.
JAMES B. DENNIS.
Attorney at Law.
Cigars and Smokers' Articles.
38 Main street
I. BEN. MILLER,
Drugs, Books and Stationery.
5 & 7 Main street
EDWARD S. LILLY,
Hardware. Warehouse on Spanish St
33 & & Main street
E. H. ENGELMANN,
Office at Court House.
Prescott House, 2ri Main St
M. A. Scott, Proprietor,
Best Meals in the City.
COWGILL & YOUNG,
The Barbers, also Hot and Cold Batha
South Main St
DAVID A. GLENN,
Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods,
Carpets. 27 Main Street
Dealer in Dry Goods,Grocerie9, Boots,
Shoes and General Merchandise
E. C. WOODY, ' v - '
Photograph Gallery ' v ? " '
Bet. St. Charles Hotel & Court House
DR. P. W. MUP.TON,
Practical Dentist Office Sturdivant
Bank Building, Cape Girardeau, Mo
Company of Maryland
Lo lis Ofiice. LAt LI.j'.-E BUILDING.
reqiurem t iV undivided prf!;ts,fc.T!'.. iti.Oi
t oi,o siio.eii nl M Li.uiK eltn-e lioe i oth-
A. J. D. EURFORE. AGENT.