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everything of luteal Form To
Found That Is of Interest.
Otto Holm and wife left the city this
morning lor Shrieveport, La., where
they (jo to reside. Mr. Holm has re
iueu in una city several years. He
is the best and most skilled decorator
we ever Had in the city. There are
buildings in this city that will be last
ing monuments of Mr. Holm's skill
with the paint brush.
Commissioners were appointed by
Judge Riley to assess damages to the
property owners of land the Cotton
Belt Railroad wants at Gray's Point
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 Cheatham's
I am a shaker no more. W. H
The report that yellow fever had
made i ts appearance in Poplar Bluff
May Powers, the young lady arrest
ed Saturday morning charged with
stealing sixty dollars from Anton
Haas, was discharged by the Prose
The drouth is over. The long wisb-ed-for
rain came yesterday and the
ground is now thoroughly soaked.
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 ;0
cents size. Sold by all druggists.
You can get as good meal at the
Arcade restaurant as you can get this
side of New York.
The man who holds oflice is in
business for money. He don't know
you after the election is over.
Hon. Louis Houck went to St. Louis
and Chicago again this morning. As
we have said before, Mr. Houck is in
the best of health and he is not making
these trips to Chicago for his health.
There is something going on in rail
road business that Mr. Houck has got
a pull that we common people know
If yon are bilious, try Dr. sawyer'
Little Wide Awake Pills, you will lind
them just what you want. Try a free
sample. They do not gripe. Sold at
M. Maple Willson's drug store.
The man who holds office for him
self alone will not hold office long.
The average lifeof ahog isfour years.
We have some hogs in this county.
The oldest inhabitant cannot remem
ber the time when we had a drouth
equal to the drouth that ended yester
day. Ttye houses of disrepute should be
removed from the business part of the
city. Will the city authorities see
that they move.
To cure a chill: When the hps begin
to quiver and turn blue, anil before
the first chilly shivering sensation
comes on take a full dose of Dr. Bull's
Peppermint Cmll Tonic. It is stimu
lating. It warms the olooii. Ii iro
motes the circulation of the blood. H
villjreveiit the chill nine times in ten.
It is guaranteed to prevent the chiil
ten times in tea if taken four hours
before chill ,time.
Ex-Sheriff J. M. Randol is in the
city to-day. Mr. Ilandol is now farm
ing and while farm life is not exciting
and lively as oflice holding it is more
Father Powers and E. F. Blomeyer
occupy seats side by side in the City
Council. We are sorry for Mr. Blo
meyer. Don't you believe the merchant who
tells you hecan scllyougoods cheaper
than any other merchant in the ciiy.
Look over the columns of the Demo
chat and if you don't find that mer
chant's advertisement don't buy from
Theories of eura may 03 discussed
at length by physicians, but the suf
ferers want quick relief: and One
Tinnt miirh Cure will jrive it to
them. A safe cure for children,
"the only harmless remedy that
Immediate results." For
by J. Maple Wilson, Druggist.. ,
The Democrat always stands by its
friends, but when its friends go estray
the Democrat quits. There are two
or three married men in this city
men who want to be way high up in
morality and society who do not
treat their wives exactly according to
Hoyle. nor do they do the fair thing
with the Democrat. They are not our
South Frederick street was ordered
graded and graveled some three years
ago but south Frederick street is still
ungraded and ungraveled. Why? Be
cause it is said by a few d d fools
that nobody lives on south Frederick
street but niggers and Dutch.
There were only six members of the
City Council present at the "meeting
Mrs. H. S. Doyle always sell milli
nery goods cheaper than any other
milliner in the city. '"V"
E. H. Engelmann was around yes
be teraay collecting saloon license for the
The Police Court in this city is not
doing much now. The law breakers
are not so numerous as they were dur
ing the dog days.
The last rose of summer is n bloom
on the hill and nods time to the whip-poor-will,
"Cheatham's Chill Tonic
has cured the last chill," "You can
shatter the bottle if you will." (To
be sung about November.) W. A.
There is some talk of the Chester
railroad beingextendeddown the river
from Chester to Grand Tower and
then from Grand Tower on down the
river bank to Cairo.
A man who works atHartzell's stave
factory told a story yesterday that he
had been approached by two strangers
who wanted him to help them rob the
First National Bank last night,
Guards were stationed at both banks
but no robbers showed up.
Don't neglect chills. Chills bring
on congestion congestion brings on
death. You can cure chills and become
stout and healthy by using Dr. Bell's
Peppermint Chill Tonic.
Hundreds of bushels of wheat will be
put in the ground this week in this
county. Ihe rain Sunday and yester
day put the ground in fine condition
for wheat sowing.
Jack Frost will soon put an end to
the yellow fever in the South.
Some thief stole forty-five bushels
of wheat from Nicholas Koeppel of the
Big Bend on Capaha night of Fair
week. Mr. Koeppel has an idea who
did the stealing and he will no doubt
report the man's name to the next
The steamer Grey Eagle got in at
three o'clock this afternoon, on good
time notw ithstandingthe low water and
the dense fog. She had a fair cargo I
of freight and a good passenger list.
Postmaster Leech returned home from
A resolution was introduced in the
City Council ' to change the
names of all streets in the citv run
ning north and south. It is proposed
to call them by numbers, beginning at
the river and call the streets first,
second, third, and soon to the western
limits of the city.
Wheat is still worth ninety-two cents
in this citv but there is very little
brought to market. Farmers who can
afford to hold it are holding their
wheat for that expected dollar.
Dr. Sawyer: Dear Sir: 1 can say
with pleasure that I have been usin
your medicine, and will recommend it
to all suffering ladies.
Mrr. W. V. Weathershee,
Sold at J. Maple Willson's drugstore
There is going to be a change in a
business house up on Broadway soon
The Democrat is informed that the
Cotton Belt Railroad Company offer
ed Louis Houck seventeen thousand
dollars for sixty-five acres of river
front land near Gray's Point.
The Cairo Argus says A Breezy
Time was one of the best shows that
ever shotted in Cairo. Our people say
the same Thing. We had the Breezy
Time Company in this city at the
Broadway Theatre and it was the best
show we ever had in the city.
Wheat is worth ninety -two cents in
County Court is in session at Jack
sun this wc.k.
Probate Court at Jackson will be in
session all next week.
A good theatre can always get a
good house in this eit".
A regular auction house in this city
could do a good business.
Julius E. Umbeck returned home
yesterday from a visit to relatives in
Buffalo, New York.
Dr. A. 1'. 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 drugstore.
The business man who advertises
his business these days is the man who
does the business.
Some of the boys were out late last
night. Thy were waiting for the news
from the elections.
E. H. Engelmann, A. Ruediger,
John L. Miller and Ben Gockel went
up to Egypt Mills this morning.
Charley Blattner has been confined
to his bed for two or three weeks with
pneumonia. He is now improving.
The County Court will draw jurors
for the January terms of Circuit and
Common Pleas Courts during its ses
sion this week.
It. medicine the best only is good
enough. The best 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 and see the results
chills and malaria disappear as snow
before the sunshine of spring. The
after effects are sound bone, rich, red
blood 'jo d flesh and no more, chill.
All our merchants say they have
had more business this year than they
had last year. This goes to show that
the better times are here.
T. J. Shorb has fine wood for the
King Heater stoves. Give him your
order and be will deliver you the very
best wood for those kind of stoves.
The management of the Broadway
Theatre propose to have some noted
lec urers here during the winter
months. Ingersoll will probably be
one of them.
Scott county people say a town will
be built at the widow James' place at
the crossing of the Kelso dirt road
and the Cotton Belt railroad about
two miles nortti of Kelso.
For Rent A nice office room in the
A 50 cents Iron Tonic Pure Soluble
Iron concentrated 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.
Henry Brune . is building a large
house on Broadway for a blacksmith
shop and wagon factory. It will be
one of the best buildings on Broad
way when completed.
Fred Heinberg of Dutchtown sent a
coon to A. Ruediger yesterday that
weighed fourteen pounds. It was the
largest coon that ever roamed the
woods between Cape Girardeau and
The Western Poultry and Game
Company is surely making a success
oi its branch house in this city. It
makes several shipments each week
and it is paying out thousands of dol
lars for poultry here. Poultry is lie
ng shipped here from all along the
Mr. L. R. Gillilan, manager of the
poultry house on the Levee, would
like to know when and where Jodie
Flynn learned the poultry business.
Mr. Gillilan says if Mr. Flynn knows
of any way of killing poultry that is
better and less brutal than the present
method he would be pleased to have
him call and give him a few lessons.
Mr. Gillilan says he is anxious to
learn anything new in the business.
"Time and tide waits for no man."
An occasional dose of Choatham'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.
Born, November 3d, 1897, to Mr.
and Mrs. John Dugan. a line big girl.
The Gray'sPoint and Delta railroad
will help reclaim some fine land where
it runs through the swamp.
Tony Gockel has purchased the Uhl
saloon, on Broadway. Maj. Uhl will
retire from business.
Evil after effects never follow the
ue of Dr. Bell's Peppermint Chiil
Tonic. 11 is a pleasant liver laxative.
It man" rich, red blood. It makes
stout, . .in d bone. It makes flesh. It
makes ro.-y cheaks. All of this cures
chills w ihey s'ay cured. Dealers
Dr. Blomeyer returned home today
from Maiden, where he had been at
tending the meeting of Ihe Southeast
Louie Waiter says he is holding his
wheat for thy,t good old dollar price.
He will get the dollar.
The F. F. F. Gun Club has the finest
clubrooirs n Southeast Missouri. The
club, we understand, will soon have
its annual hunt and game feast.
Don't tritle away time when you
have cholera morbus or diarrhoea.
Fight 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 healthy condition. For sale
by J. Maple Wilson, Druggist.
Some fellow fired off a pistol at the
crossing of Main street and Broadway
this afternoon at about 1 o'clock. It
is against the law to shoot a gun in
the city, but they shoot, law or no
Kid Stewart and Chauncy Mitchell
had a little exercise on Main street
to-day at noon. The Kid demolished
a fine looking glass for Bob Sack
mann with a rock which he threw at
Dr. A. P. Sawyer; Dear Sir: Mrs.
Hamburg induced me to tryyour Fam
ily Cure, I was greatly benefited by it
and 1 recommended it to every lady
in poor health. Respectfully.
Mrs. Ashe k.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drugstore.
The marriage of Brother Tate waft,
no surprise to the friends of that gen
tleman in this city. It was well known
here that Bro. Tate wanted to marry
and wanted to marry badly while be
was in charge of the Baptist church
in this city. He made a thorough can
vass of the field here but found no good
sisterthatquitesuited his fancy so he left
and now ho is wedded to an Arkansas
For Sale or Trade A first-class
black mare. Good for. family "-purposes'
Cheap. M. E. Shelton.
Don't throw away good but faded
garments. Remember with one hour1
work and no muss, if you use Putnam
Fadeless Dyes, you can make them
new again. Sold by W. H. Coerver.
E. F. Regenhardt will begin work
on the granitoid walks up at the Nor
mal next week.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: have been
troubled with rheumatism and lung
trouble for a number of vears, can
say I never had any thing help me
use your t amiiy uure.
Mrs. H. Wingart,
Sold at J. Maple Wilson 's drug store,
Henry Unnerstall and Miss Katie
Steimel will be united in marriage at
St. Mary's Catholic Church Novem
ber sixteenth at eight o'clock a. m,
Invitations for the wedding are now
x he poultry and game buyer in this
city says there are very few quail be
ing brought to market.
Arbor-al and Arbor-al soap for sale
by W. H. Coerver, W. C. Haman,
B. Miller and W. A. Trickey.
It will cost as much money to put in
a railroad incline at Gray's Point as
it would cost to build a railroad from
Delta to this city.
Tony Gockel took charge of the Uhl
saloon, on Broadway, yesterday. Mr.
Gockel is a clever young man and we
predict that he will do a good busi
V1ls0n Cramer, of Jackson, con
ducted the damage suit of Dr. Fuller
ton against the Cotton Belt railroad,
He made a gallant fight for Dr. Fuller-
ton and he turned dowu the big rail
road lawyers in all the courts, and
finally won his case in the Supreme
August UJe is in the city to-day
Mr. Ude is traveling for the Jackson
marble yard and he seems to be doing
a good business.
Wheat is still holding at 92 cents in
Dr. Blomeyer, who returned home
from Maiden yesterday where he had
been attending the meeting of the
Southeast Medical Association, says
he had a splendid time. The meeting
was well attende'd and the citizens of
Maiden treated the doctors in royal
The Grand Jury for the Jaauary
term of the Circuit Court is made up
of good men men who will not put
the county to any unnecessary ex
pense. Cbauncy Mitchell will leave for St.
Louis to-morrow. He has sold his in
terest in the Palace Saloon, and he
will go to St. Louis, we understand,
Heart-burn from excessive smoking,
or from any other cause, is relieved
by the first dose of No. 10, Dr. Hum
phreys' Specific for Dyspepsia. 25c
Dr. Fullerton Wins.
The dajaage suitof Dr. J. M. Fuller-
ton against the Cotton Belt Railroad
Company for twenty thousand dollars
has been affirmed by the Supreme
Court of Missouri. This case has
been in the courts several years and
Dr. Fullerton has been beating the
railroad company right along. The
Company will now have to pay.
New liakery Firm.
H. J. Martens, having purchased a
half interest in the Bakery business
of the Hanicheu Bakery, will continue
the business at the old stand. The
business will be conducted under the
firm name of .vlar;ens & Co. A de
livery wagon will make the daily
rounds as heretofore and the firm will
Uo all in Its power to merit the trade
of the public. We would be pleased
to retain all the old customers and we
assure them we will treat them with
Those knowing themselves indebted
to the old firm will accommodate us by
calling and settling.
Martens & Co.
Uev. C. F. Hrooks
says that his little girl is troubled with
malaria very severely, and that since
he gave her Sulphur Bitters, he never
thinks of leaving New York for his
summer resort without a few bottles,
for they always cure his family, and
are far superior to quinine.
(ireat Music Offer.
Send us the names and addresses of
three or more performers on the piano
or organ together with ten cents in
silver or postage and we will mail you
ten pieces full sheet music, consisting
of popular songs, waltzes, marches,
etc., arranged for the piano and or
Popular Music Pub. Co.,
are they who while suffering from
Kidney Diseases are prejudiced against
all advertised remedies. They should
know that Foley's Kiddey Curb is no
a quack remedy, but an honest guar
anteed medicine for Kidney and Blad
der troubles. , W. H. Coerver, Druggist
Journal of the Proeedlnga Regular
Council Chamber, City of Cape Gir
ardeau, Monday Evening, November
The Council met in regular session;
Mayor William H. Coerver presiding.
Members present Messrs. Blomeyer,
Dempsey, Kimmel, Polack, Powers
Absent Messrs. Givens, Ruess-
The Journal of the proceedings of
the last regular meeting and adjourn
ed meeting thereof, was read and ap
The Mayor announced his appoint
ment of Mr. Powers to take the place
of Mr. Campbell on the several Com
mittees made vacant by Mr. Camp
A petition from the Cape Girardeau
Water Works and Electric Light Com
pany, asking the Council to refund
the sum of $68.47, claimed as over
paid on taxes levied against saidcom
pany for the year 1896, by reason of
over-assessment fo said year, was
presented and read, and on motion of
Mr. Blomeyer, referred to Committee
on Claims, with instructions to get the
written opinion, of the City Attorney
A communication signed by J. N.
Whiteland, J. S. McGhee, Robert L.
Wilson, and seven other citizens and
taxpayers, residing in the vicinity of
Lot 9, Range "D," protesting against
granting permission to anyone to es
tablish or operate a steam sausage
factory on said Lot 9, in Range "D,
was presented and read, and on mo
tion of Mr. Blomeyer, referred to the
Committee on Propositions and Griev
.Mr. Givens appeared in his seat.
The following reports from city of
hcers for the month of October were
presented and read in the order named:
collector s report collections
From taxes, years
1894 to 1897
From interest on
From shows $ 25 00
barber shops. 10 00
livery stable.. 30 00
pub. ground?. 5 00
manufacturers 10 80
merchants 31 00
insurance agts . 10 00
panies 10 00
'rom restaurant.... u 00
hacks 20 00
hawker 10 00
board 'g house 5 00
museum 5 00
plumbers 5 00
wagons 10 09
lery 10 00
rom billiard table. 10 00
chine agent. 10 00
..in ferry .. 50 00 261 00
POLICE JUDGE'S REPORT.
Number of cases tried, five (5).
Execitions Nos. 1056 to 1060.
Marshal's " .
ttorney's " .
olice " .
Witnesses " .
Total fines and costs
Accounted for as follows:
y cash (marshal). .$ 29 25
liarged to marshal. 86 00 $113 25
xecutions Nos. 1056
to 10R0 $113 25
Satisfied as follows:
v cash $ 29 25
' labor 37 00
escape (No. 1057 ) 49 00 $113 25
alance in Treasury
Receipts for October:
From Christ. Hirsch,
Collector $ 330 01
From John A. Web
er. Marshal, viz.:
Court 27 25
From proceeds sale
four horses, net. . . 53 88
From W. S. Albert,
Port Warden 74 00
From Hy. Vaster
ling, Weigher 27 45
From Hy. L. Hunze,
Weigher 5 50
Fiom F. W. Ober
heide, Weigher ... 4 00
From Gust. Stein,
Weigher, bal 1 85
From Geo. E. Chap
pell, Clerk 2 80- 526 74
Warrants paid by
Treasurer... $ 958 81
Int'r 'st coupons paid .
by Treasurer. ....1,187.0 2,146.31
Balance in Treas-
ury, Oct. 28 , $2,733.89
STREET COMMISSIONER'S REPORT.
Amount expended during the month
of October, $236.25, and due various
teamsters and laborers for same, dis
tributed as follows:
Independence street.! 8 00
Spanish 44 . 1 25 "...
Middle . 44 . 58.00-
Frederick 44 . 1 90 -
! Morgan ak M . 1 50
Levee, macadam and
hauling 166 00-1
Also due for break
. FIRE CHIEF'S REPORT.
Said officer reports one regular drill
by the Department, on October 27;
one fire, October 31st, at Western
Poultry and Game Company's estab
lishment, on the Levee; no material
Doe ten members for
drill .. $ 10 25
Due two members for
fire. 4 00
Total 814 25
The Marshal submitted a report oi
the sale of four horses impounded, for
which no owner appeared:
Proceeds of sale . . . .$ 79 00
Less charges 25 12
Net proceeds paid
to Treasurer $53 88
No report from Sexton.
On motion of Mr. Kimmel said re
ports were received, approved and or
dered filed, and the Clerk instructed to
issue warrants on the General Reve
nue Fund in favor of the several per
sons for the amounts to which they
are entitled under said reports.
The following bills were presented
Fred Brunke, Street Commissioner:
For salarv for Oc
tober $ 33 35
For boarding pris
oners 19 00
John A. Weber, Marshal:
For salary for Oc
tober $ 29 15
For attending Coun
cil meetings, serv
ing notices, etc ... 11 80
For impounding and
slaying 12 dogs... 12 00
For services Board
Health (Sept.) 2 75
For repairing city
tools 3 55
M. E. Leming:
For lumber for Nor
mal walk 21 36
J. B. Nesmitb, City Engineer:
For estimate and spe- .
cifications and set
ting stakes Middle
street 9 00
J. C. Hanny:
For rent for Dog
Pound, 2 mos. to
Nov. 1 .2 00
Democrat Printing Co. :
For printing Mayor's
Proclamation (500) $ 2 50
For merchants state
ments, bonds and
Com. Rpts 10 00
I. Ben Miller:
For stationery for
Treasurer 1 70
Kage & Kimmel:
For team and hack 2 00
Joseph Flynn (Gazette):.
For pub. official bal
lot sp. election ... 5 15
Charles Allers, S. P.:
For impounding two
cows released 1 00
For hauling dead
horse from Nor
mal grounds to
river 1 00
Bills David Pearcefield, for im
pounding stock, and Cape Girardeau
Waterworks and Electric Light Com
pany for lights for October, also read.
Pearcefield's bill, on motion of Mr.
Kimmel, was allowed for $1.25, in
stead of $1.50 claimed, as be had
agreed with the Marshal to accept
Mr. Kimmel then moved that the re
maining bills as read, excepting that
of the Cape Girardeau Waterworks
and Electric Light Company, be al
lowed, and the Clerk instructed to
issue warrants on the General Reve
nue Fund in favor of the persons and
for the amounts named.
Mr. Kimmel then moved that the
bill of the Cape Girardean Water
Works and Electric Light Company
for lights for October, be allowed for
$236.34 instead of $236.64, as rendered,
for the reason that one light, reported
out all night on account oX being
broken by some one throwing stones,
had not been deducted for said' time,,
amounting to30cents, and said motion
On motion, Board adjourned until
Monday evening, November 15th, at ?
o'clock,. , .
Geo. E. Chappell,
Working- Woman's IlMne Amdt
. . 21 S. .Peoria St, Chicago, 111.,
Jan. 11, 1896.
Our Working Woman's Home As
sociation used Foley's Honey and Tar
six years ago, and are using it to-day.
It has alwas been a favorite, for while
its taste is not at all unpleasant its ef
fects are very beneficial. It has never
yet disappointed us. Wishingyou all
possible success, sincerely -yours,
Laura G. Fixon, Mgr. W. H. Coer