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title: 'The Cape Girardeau Democrat. (Cape Girardeau, Mo.) 1876-1909, July 10, 1897, Image 5',
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Ererjthlnsi Local Form To
Found That U of Interest.
George W right has closed out his
business at Kelso sold out, and will
leave that place.
A brother of the latePatrick CJuenan
who lives in Ireland writes here to
know how rich Mr. Quenan was when
uon i trine away time when vou
have cholera morbus or diarrhoea
r lght them in the beginning with De
Witt V Colic and Cholera Cure. You
don t have to wait for results, thev
are instantaneous, and it leaves the
bowels in healthy condition. For sale
by J. Maple Wilson, Druggist.
Millionaire Johnson is in the city.
Mr. Johnson has a plaster on the old
Cross farm and he is here to look af
ter the sticking qualities of the plaster.
We are pleased to see that our mills
are making an effort to drive the St.
Louis Hour out of this market. The
flour trade of this section of country
belongs to us and we should tight for
Dr. Porterlield went down to ( 'om
merce this morning to look after rent
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 druir store.
Charley Blattner brought a wagon
load of wheat to the city this morn
ing that beats any new wheat yet
brought to this market.
The Charleston boys seem to be nice
boys but they can't play baseball.
L. S. Joseph left Sunday on a visit
to his mother up in Michigan. He ex
pects to spend alxnit two weeks in the
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: 1 have been
trembled with rheumatism and lung
trouble for a number of years, can
say I never had any tlung help me
like vour Family Cure.
Mks. H. Wixuakt,
Sold at. .1. Maple Wilson's drug store,
'pi ii l ; . : i, . . i,",. .i
1UI7U. IH7ei is III lur hl. i KUi'
The new management of the 1'ark
Association will not recognize the
press. They will depend on their
mouths to advertise the park. We
wish the boys success. The park is a
nice thing anil properly manged it
will be a drawing card.
Albert Hawkins, of Blodgett, was in
the city yesterday. He came up to see
the baseball game.
Dr. Wado, of Benton, was here yes
terday. He came up to see the ('a pa
has beat the Charleston boy.
I'oison 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.
The Charleston baseball boys and
Jheir friends put np'at Hotel Scott
while in the city.
There is not going t. Ik- a great
ileal of timothy hay in this sect ion
Farmers are thrashing their wheat
am! ;i majority of them will sell as
-too;! as tiiey can get it to the market.
'in-- match game of baseball letwi-en j
Tt,e ( 'apahas and the '1
at Spoilsman's Park yt
ii iti aiiothiT victory f
r the 1 'a pa lias,
to eighteen in
Ti:i- score stood ten
favor of the Capahas
a:v world beaters in theamr.tcur ring.
ll you a iv bilious, try Dr. sawyer
Little Wide Awake Pills, you will iind
them hist what vou want. Trv a free
sample. Thev do not grille.
M. Maie Willson s drug store.
The gate receipts- at Sportsman's
Park yesterday was something over
the one hundred dollar mark.
The Jackson boys play a fairly good
game oi baseball but they are no
match for tin- Capahas.
Business is .beginning to pick up.
Every wagon load of wheat that conies
in the market starts some money to
goir.g and we are all lien .-fittrd there
by. Theories oi cure may He discussed
at" length by physicians, hut the .-nf-ferers
want quick relief: and one
Minute Cough Cure will, give h to
them. A safe cure for children. !t is
the only harmless remedy that pro
duces immediate results.'' For sale
by J. .Maple Wilson. Druggist.
Dr. Wilson is visiting at Keokuk,
The Kelso band furnished the music
for the picnic at Willer's Park yester
day. For a country band it makes
fairly good music.
hi iess tiian twelve months i ajie
Girardeau will have telephone con
nection withevery town in this county.
Don't neglect chills. Chills bring
ou ro.igestion-congestion brings on
death. You can cure chills and liecome
stout and healthy by using Dr. Bell's
Peppermint Chill Tonic.
Proi. Wood, dressed up in a base
ball suit with his legs ornamented
with green stockings "just looks too
sweet for anything."'
The city is fattening its own hogs
this year. There are some nice pork
ers in the stock pound.
If we are going to have a Capaha
parade this year it is high time some
effort in that direction was being
So far as thrashed the wheat crop is
turning out fine in this section. The
grain is well filled out and in fine con
dition. "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
Charleston News: The Skippers re
turned from the Cape without a smile
or a cheer: the Capaha boys having
given them some pointers on ball
playing yesterday afternoon that
were not funny a litte bit. Incident
ally, at the end of the game the Cape
boys were winners on a score of 1
The wheat that is being sold now is
doing good all round. The farmer
who sells is paying his bills and the
city chaps all get a share of the
ur. sawyer: Hear bir: 1 can sav
with pleasure that I have been usinU
your medicine, and will recommend it
to all suffering ladies.
MRU. W. W. WEATHERSHEE,
Sold at J. Maple Willson 's drugstore
Dr. Grissom, who was in Advance
last week, says he did quite a nice lot
of work for Judge Hhod's family and
others in the way of gold tilling and
preparing teeth for gold crowns. The
doctor is doing some dentistry thi
week for some of the liest people of
The wheat that geographically,
climatically, legitimately and by all
odds and decencv belongs to this
market is being shipped to St. Louis.
Why is this? What have we been
doing but treating the farmers nicely?
What are we here for?
He shook and he shook, till his
shakings were chronic, he then bought
a bottle of of Cheatham's Chill Tonic.
He said to his friends, though a
shaker of yore, thanks to Chuatham's
1 am a shaker no more. W. H
We understand that Sportsman's
Park Association will hereafter rec
ognise editors of Democratic news
papers. The McKinley prosperity
editors will have to pay the admission
fee the same as other ieople. Oh!
Lord, but arn't these Republicans a
wicket lot of hoodlums? Jodie Flynn
and the Puxiro Index man are in the
Don't tight, boys, don't light the
weather is too hot for that kind of
The farmers of Scott county are
shipping their wheat to St. Louis.
The Board of Directors of Sports
man's Park Association met last night
and organised. Officers were elected
as follows: K. W. Flentge, President:
A. Ruedigcr. Vice-President: Rudolph
Bahti, Secretary: Will Hirsch. Treas
John W. Clemson iias lieen making
some improvements in the railroad
onice at the depot. The office now
presents a nice appearance.
t doesn't matter much whether sick
headache. biiliousness. indigestion
ind constipation are caused !v neg
lect or by unavoidable circumstances:
DeWitt's Little Early Risers will;
sjM.vdily cniv thcin ali. For saie by
.!. .Maple w llsor.. UruggisT.
Two horses dropped dead on the
street to-day from overheat. One lie
longed to H. L. Hunze anil the other
to Carroll Collins.
Hereafter preachers yiul editors will
have admission to Sportsman's Park
on Sundays. There are some chris
tians in the Board of Directors.
lr. medicine the liest only is good
enough. The liest gives the quickest
and longest relief without leaving any
evil after effects. Dr. Bell's Pepper
mint Chill Tonic is mild. It does not
rack your bones and shock your
nerves. Take it ami see the results
chili.- and malaria disappear as snow
lieforc t:'.e sunshine of spring. The
:: fv r eifects a"e siiiimi ieie. Kch. red
blood good flesh and no more chills.
!!;: -;ocklioiilc:-s o, Seortsinan s
Park didn't do John Lyons right.
Mr. Lyons was the prime mover in
getting' up the park and he should
have Unii elected a member of the
Board of Directors if he did give
Jodie Flynn all the printing.
Judge Ross has moved his law office
to his residence on Broadway.
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. . David A. Glenn is holding down
the cashier's job in the First National
Bank during the absence of L. S.
The eagle, the king of all birds, is
noted for its keen sight, clear and dis
tinct vision. So are those persons
who use Sutherland's Eagle Eye Salve
for weak eyes, styles, sore eyes of any
kind or granulated lids. Sold by all
It would pay tie business men and
merchants of this city to lease the toll
roads leading into this city about two
days in each week for the next three
months and allow everybody who
wants to come to this city to came in
free of charge. Stu-h arrangement
could be made with the managers of
Dr. A. P. Sawver; Dear Sir: Mrs.
Hamburg induced me to try vour Fan
ily Cure, I was greatly benefited by it
ana 1 recommended it to everv lady
in poor health. Respectfully.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drugstore.
it has been discovered that eye
salves and water containing sugar of
lead often produce lead poison fatal
to sight, if not to life. You run a
great rish in using such preparations
To effectually and speedially and
permantly cure sore eyes, granulated
lids or styes without the possibility of
evil after effects, use Sutherland's
Kagle Eye Salve.
Arbor-al soap for chapped skin.
To cure a chill: When the lips begin
to quiver and turn blue, and before
the first chilly shivering sensation
comes on take a full dose of Dr. Bell's
Peppermint Chill Tonic. It is stimu
lating. It warms the blood. It pro
motes the circulation of the blood. It
will prevent the chill nine times in ten.
It is guaranteed to prevent the chill
ten times in ten if taken four hours
before chill time.
; 'Time and tide waits for no man."
An occasional dose of Cheatham's
Chill Tonic often saves you from a
long spell of sickness. "No cure no
pay." Put up in both Tasteless and
bitter styles. Tasteless in 50 cents
size. J. Maple Wilson, druggist.
One hundred and twenty more cans
will be added to the CapeBrewesy and
Ice Company's ice plant next week.
Arbor-al and Arbor-al soap for sale
by W. H. Coerver, V. C. Haman, I
B. Miller and W. A. Trickey.
Four horses died from overheat i n
this citv vesterday.
Thousands of persons use Slither
land's Eagle Eye Salve who never did
hae sore eyes. It strengthens weak
eyes makes the vision clear and dis
tinct. It is nica and convenient to
use. You need it. Trv it.
A train of seven mover wagons
crossed the river here to-dav going
The Cape Girardeau and Jackson
Telephone Company is taking down
the telephone poles on west Broadway.
The last rose of summer is n bloom
on the hill and nods time to the whip-
poor-will, "Cheathanrs Chill Tonic
has cured the last chill," ''Yon can
shatter the lKittle if yon will." (To
be sung about November.) W. A.
Weather prophets are predicting
sixtv Javs more hot weather.
Go: e-riviile has organized a base
Lost '-'oar keys on a key ring.
Finder '..! be liljcrally rewarded bv
returning same to Miss M. H. Fee.
The Chester boys will not iie here
Evil after effect
Use of Iir. Bell's
Tonic. It is a plea
It make: rieti. red
stout, so:n:il bone,
makes rosv c'r.eaks.
never follow the
sant liver laxative.
blood. !i makes
it makes Ih-sh. It
All of this cures
chills so li.ey stay cured. Dealers
Can't the Mayor and City Council
get together and do somethingwith the
We've all got a kick coiiiiug on ac
count of t!.e hot weather, but kicking
does no good.
A "" cents Iron Tonic. Pure Soluble
Iron cor.i-entrated and pure Amorph
ous Quinine is contained in Cheatham's
Tasteless Chill Tonic, making it the
most desirable Iron Tonic on the
market. It is a true tonic, strength
ner, appetizer, toner up of the system,
and blood purifier. Only 50 cents.
I. Ben. Miller, druggist.
The Water Works Company has
lieen cleaning' u! the ivsorvoir this
The ferry boat, Cape City, is on the
ways at Mound City. The Commerce
ferry boat is running in -her place.
Justice Scivally is threshing' wheat
to-day on the Houck farm inthe south
western part of the city. '
Sutherland Eagle Eve Salve is new
and original in style of package and
medical qualities. It is perfectly
harmless, contains no lead and is a
guarantee cure for granulated lids,
sore eyes or style-.
Mr. A. T. Shead, of New Madrid,
is in the city. Mr. Shead is a leading
young Republican of his town.
Ex-Sheriff, J. M. Randol, of Jack
son, is in the city to-day. Mr. Ran
dol resides in Jackson but he has been
doing some work on his farm this sea
son. He is a good farmer and his few
years of office holding did not spoil
him as a farmer.
The hum of the wheat thrasher is the
music that is tickling the farmer just
Come to Cape Girardeau to do your
trading. We will treat you right J .
Let our business men reach ont for
trade and the trade will come.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Lind,
July 9th, 1997, a fine big girl.
Cheatham's Chill Tonic is peculiarly
adapted to persons in enfeebled health
and invalids. It assists digestion,
and is a perfect strengthner and ap
petizer. Satisfaction or money re
funded. Put up in both the Tasteless
and bitter styles. The Tasteless in r0
cents size. Sold by all druggists.
Cape Girardeau should have the
trade of all our adjoining counties'
and we would have it if our business
men would make the proper effort to
secure it. Lease the toll roads for one
or two days in each week and allow
the farmers to come to the city free of
Farmers will find a market here for
everything tbey have to sell.
Miss Emma Howard of Jackson, the
beautiful young daughter of the late
Henderson and Rachael Horrell How
ard, is spending the holidays in this
city with her cousin, Miss Kate Den
Proceedings of the l ity Council
Regular Session. (Official.
Council Chamber, Tuesday Evening,
July (ith, 1897.
The Council met in regular session.
Mayor William H. Coerver presiding.
Members present: Messrs. Blo-
meyer, Campbell, Kimmel, roiacK,
Absent: Messrs. Dempsey and
Messrs. Campbell and Unnerstall
stated their reasons fornon-attendanee
at previous meetings and were on
The Journal of the proceedings of
the last regular meeting and adjourned
meeting thereof was read and approv
Messrs. Dempsey ana liivens ap
peared in their seats during the read
ing of the Journal.
A communication signed by Samuel
Hitt and Louis F. Klostermann, asking
that the order made by the Council on
June 21sjt, to take down and remove
within fifteen days from said date, the
poles erected onBroadway street west
of Pacific street, be recalled and abro
gated, was presented and read.
On motion of Mr. Kimmel said
communication was received and or
The following reports from City Of
ficers for the month of June were pre-
ented and read in the order named.
COLLECT! R 'S REPORT COLLECTIONS
FOR JUNE. ,
For taxes real and
lersonul 193 to
Interest on same
Taxes collected by
suit 191 to 13.(5..
Interest on same....
Dram shop advalor-
Flying Dutchman f 1 )
Insurance -Agent (1)
nsurance Co. (2). .
ublic Grounds ( 1 ).
Oil Dealer (I)
Public B o a r ding
Total 4r 15
police judge's report.
Nuinlier of cases tried te:i (!0. )
Executions Nos. 122 to ll'.'ll.
Jurors and witness!-
-.0 t o
Total tines and costs
Accounted for as follows:
By cash paid Mar
shal !2 25
Yedlict against city
ii-::o '. 5 00
ApjM-aled by defend
ant to Common
Pleas Court 30
Executions Nos. 1022
to 1027 and Nos.
1029 and lo::i satis
fied by cash
Balance in Treasury
From Christ Hirsch
collector 415 HI
From John A. Web
er marshal 92 25
From W. S. Albert
Port Warden !W 00
From Hy. Vasterling
weigher IK 10
weigher . .
From H. L.
3 60 62S 56
Treasurer. .1...... 1365 "6
Interest coupons "by ' ' : '
Treasurer. . . : 320 00
Balance Treasury June 30.. 5950 51
"fire chief's report.
One regular drill during the month
Members present 11.
Due members for
Said officer reports that he is en
gaged in clearing up New Cemetery.
Report for sara work will be submitted
at August meeting.
STREET COMMISSIONER'S REPORT.
Expended for the city during the
month of June and due various team
sters and laborers for said work
$97.90. distributed as follows:
On Fountain street. .
Main and Themis
Total for June
On motion of Mr. Blomeyer said re
ports were received, approved and
ordered filed, and the Clerk instructed
to issue warrants on the General Rev
enue fund In favor of the officers and
others for the amount to which they
are entitled under said, reports.
A report from the Treasurer showing
the receipts and disbursements of the
city for the twelve months ending June
30, 1S97, was received and ordered
The following report from the Street
Commissioner was presented and read:
To the Honorable Mayor and
Gentlemen: Referring to your
order to me, made at meeting of June
21st, to take down and remove certain
poles and wire erected by the Cape
Girardeau and Jackson Telephone
Company on Broadway sti-eet west of
Pacific street, I have the honor to re
port that on June 23rd I prepared to
execute said order by going onto the
ground with a force of hands for that
purpose but found that the poles and
wire ordered to be removed had been
taken down and removed by said Com
(Signed) Fred Brunke,
On motion of Mr. Kimmel said re
port was received and ordered tiled.
(Continued from yesterday.)
In compliance with instructions at
last meeting the Street Commissioner
submitted a report of the probable
cost of lowering wall and terrace and
building a wall on each side of east
entrants to the Public Square: said
wall to he built from stone taken from
the wall, to be fourteen inches high
and extend north and south from said
entrance. Said officer estimates in
said report the cost of said work at
On motion of Mr. Dempsey said re
port was received and ordered tiled.
The Clerk submitted the following
TO THE IiOXORAHI.E MAYOR AND
Gentlemen: I respectfully report
that I have complied with your order
to me made at meeting of June 21st.
1.'7. to notify the Cajie Girardeau and
Jackson Telephone Onupany in refer-
emv to certain poles on Broadwav
street west of Pacific street, as fol
lows. To the Cape Girardeau and Jackson
Telephone Company, Cape Girar
Gentlemen: Acting by authority
of an order issued to me by the City
Council of the City of Cape Girar
deau, you are hereby notified that the
poles erected by you on Broadway
treet west of Pacific street in this city
since the 9th day of June, 1S97, have
been erected in violation of certain
provisions of section 1 of an ordinance
of said city (No. -41). entitled "An
ordinance relating to the ei-ection and
maintenance of Telegraph, Telephone
and Kiectrie Light poles, lamps and
wires in the Citv of Cape Girardeau,
Mo.," approved September 5th, 94.
and you are hereby further notified
that if said poles are not taken down
and removed within fifteen (15) days
from the above date, then they will be
taken down and removed by the city
at your expense.
By order of the City Council.
seal. Geo. E. Chappell,
And I further report that said notice
was served by John A. Weber, City
Marshal, and that service is endorsed
thereon and was returned to me on
June 23rd, 1SU7.
(Signed) Geo. E. Chappell,
Mr. Blomeyer moved that said re
port be received, ordered spread upon
the record and filed, and for the pur
pose of carrying out said order the
Street Commissioner is hereby order
ed to take down and removesaid poles
oa the Kkh day of Jul, l: -7, .
keep an account of the ccst cfi J
work and report same to the Council,
Said motion carried. . S .
The Street and Wharf . Committee -J
submitted a supplemental report to
the one submitted at last .meeting in
reference to grade on Fountain Btreet
from Themis to Good Hope street, aa
shown penciled Hues on btaj&wf "Pro- S
which was read and returned to said
committee, with the understanding r
that action be taken on same at the v
next meeting.- ' W
Mr. Dempsey, at histreqwitwa'so.
granted permission to retir -f v '
The following bills were presented
J. B. Nesmith' City
Engineer for sur
vey and estimate
Graves e n d a n d
parts of Morgan
Oak, College and
Fountain streets.. $ 6 00
for grades on Foun
tain street . 6 00
Sam'l Williams as
sisting Nesmith.. ' 65
Henry Nenninger as
sisting Nesmith... 1 25
assissting Nesmith 1 25
A. Walther & Bro.
for B settees for
City Park (6 ft ea) 32 40
John A. Weber City
Marshal for sal
ary for June 29 15
For attendance 2 00
slaying dogs 13 00
Other services 2 25
M. E. Leming for
lumber, street' use
Co. for blank li
cense notices and
notices of arrest..
C. G. Water Works
& Electric Light
Co. for 29 arc
lights 239 25
Less deductions 4 00
On motion of Mr. Kimmel said bills
were allowed and the Clerk instructed
to issue warrants on the General Rev
enue fund- in favor of the several
parties and for the amount stated.
The Committee on Water and Light
was, on motion of Mr. Blomeyer in
structed to notify the Electric light
Company that hereafter in rendering
bills for lights, and any deductions
are made, that they must specify what
said deductions are for if for failure
of lamps, the location and time lost,
and if the result of an accident state
the fact. Said motion carried.
The following resolution was pre
sented and read and on motion of Mr.
Resolved, That the sura of two
hundred dollars be and the same is
hereby transferred from the Wharf
fund to the General Revenue fund.
(Signed.) E. F. BloMEYER.
A resolution by Mr. Kimmel instruct
ing the Clerk to apportion the expense
of collecting and disbursing the rev
enue of the city, to the different funds
liable for same, was presented and
read and on motion of Ur. Blomeyer
In accordance with the advertise
ment of the City Clerk asking for such
proposals, the Sturdivant Bank pre
sented a sealed proposal (which was
the only one presented ) for thi de
pository of the city funds for the year
ending June 30th,. 1S98, which was
opened and read as follows:
To the Hon. Mayor and Council of the
City of Cape Girardeau.
'l"lie Board of Directors of this bank
iiuthories me to offer interest on daily
! balances at the rate of three fourths
of one per cent jcr annum, and per
form such other duties as required by
ordinance,' for the purpose of being
designated the depository of the city -funds
for the year ending June 30,
(Signed.) Sturdivant Bank, '
by L. J. Albert, Cashier.
On motion of Mr. Blomeyer said
proposal, or bid, was receivedand ac
cepted, and said bank designated as
the depository of the funds of the city
for the year ending June 30, 1S98, in
accordance with their proposition,
subject to a compliance with the law
in reference to depositories of city
funds, beforeentering upon said duties.
The Street Commissioner waa. na
motion, ordered to enlarge the city
stock pound by extending the fence : -.
further south. y
Mr. Dempsey appeared in his seat..
On motion of Mr. Kimmel the Street
Commissioner was ordered to lower ' '
wau anu terraces at east entrance to .
fuonc square ana Diuia wall on each
side of said entrance in accordance "
with his estimate for said work sub-"
mitted at this meeting; also to re-1
move the trees mentioned in said m. '
Por- '; .'
The following ordinance which was '
ph-j r frtr t.nA first 1 1 rtw. oi moollfin if "
June 15, 1896, was again brought opt v
and read for the second time. . , . : ;
"An ordinance repealing a part pt, - y
ordinance number 495. ."- -X' -f !;'
For the purpose of getting unahi
(ConWnued on fourth page.) ; :