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tCYrjr thing of Local Form To
Found Tbat Is of Interest.
Henry Meysteadt. Jr., is getting in
a- bigr lot of pork.
Edward S. Lilly has sold a greater
number of King Heaters than any
o ther dealer in the city this year.
Judge Robert L. Wilson and George
G. Kimmel are the attorneys for W.
This kind of weather will make rail
road building slow work.
The household remedy is Hunt's
Lightning Oil. All aches and pains
quickly relieved. Satisfaction or
money refunded. For sale by all
"Fritz." that good and faithful old
horse that did service for the livery
stable owners in this city for twenty
years, is about to fall a victim to the
rami wheel. Poor old Fritz- may he
fall into the hands of some man who
has lots of corn and oats and little
work for an old horse.
Will Juden will remain in the city
till after the Christmasholidays. Will
is traveling for a St. Louis shpe
house and his territory is up in Iowa.
We are informed that the Salvation
Army has leased the Morrison build
ng on Spanieh street for a term of
three years and will make it a house
Deputy U. S. Revenue Collector
Thomason was in the city this morn
ing. What is it? A cure for Coughs,
Colds, Croup, Whooping Co'igfl,
Hoarseness, Sore Throat, and all
Bronchial Affections of the Throat.
Chest and Lungs. 50 doses for 50
Miss Maggie Minton is expected
home to spend the Christmas holidays
with her parents.
The Western Poultry and Game
Company shipped this morning to St.
Louis one car load of dressed poultry
and one hundred dozen eggs. Mr.
Gillilan, the manager of the branch
house in this city, tells us he has
plenty of poultry left to supply this
city during the holidays.
There will be a big crowd at the
Broadway Theatre on the evening of
cents. Money refunded if it fails to j Dtc-inuer 31st. The boys will make it
give satisfaction: we mean Dr. Sim-j pleasant for everybody.
u.u, uugnojrup. rorsaie oy an w n Coerver will sell the
One of the night watchmen and an
Irishman had a hot old time on Main
street last night. It was hard to tell
which of the two made the most noise.
Yesterday was pay day at Leming's
Small precautions often prevent
great mischiefs. De Witt's Little Karly
Risers are very small pills in size, but
are most effective in preventing the
most serious forms of liver and stom
ach troubles. They cure constipation
and headache and regulate the bow-1
els. Wm. II. Coerver. !
tacVs and eye glasses he purchased at
tho Administrator's sale of the Foss
estate at cost daring the holidays.
For Rent A nice office room in the
Why Dr. Simmons' Cough Syrup is
the cheapest. It, is the only cough
remedy giving 50 doses for 50 cents.
Money is refunded if not benefitted or
saiisliel. Try it. Ask your druggist
I for a sample bottle. For sale by all
Remsraber the Christmas tee at the !
Parochial Hall December 28th.
The Elite Social Club will give a
social ball at the St. Charles Hotel
next Monday night
Will Warren served free to-day,
hot coffee to everybody who went to
his place of business. He handles
the best brands of coffee and he want
ed everybody to sample it.
Col. Thilenius is opposed to moving
Remember the poor and give them; tie Fair. He says the Association
something to make them hanmnn'ha nn mennv I
Uriah Jones, Hezekian Brown and I Christmas day. ' ; meiiis. ' "
f.John Peter Smith will testify to the
wondcr'al curative projwrties of Dr.
The Christmas tree committee of ar- j One man will eat his Christmas din-
if tin. t.t ...... .M
... i . . .. i . . 1" ..0v-..... ..iw.l.ji. "vin w mi inns n: UltllCCltl Itlll.
Simmons Cough .Syrup. Sample hot- I ,..,.., , , I
.. U1 ..wv. Arbor-al and Aibor-al soap for sale
m-nts for the Christmas tree and ball j,v ky. n. Coerver. W. C. Hainan. I
! U. Miller and W. A. Triekev.
ties free. Satisfaction or money re- !
unded. For sale by all druggists. j
The sket was worse at Jackson than
it was in this city. The streets out
there were so slick Saturday that peo
ple could not get about. The side
walk in front of the establishments on
University Row was powdered with
saw dust and everybody in town were
praising the enterprising proprietors
of the University Row establishments.
They say the dog catcher has a littlo
dog pound of his own at his home.
Seems to us that the city established a
pound in which to impound dogs.
The Salvation Army is holding ser
vices in the Methodist Church ip this
Dr. Sawyer: - Dear Sir: 1 can say
with pleasure that I have been usinif
your medicine, and will recommend it
to all suffering; ladies.
Mkr. W. V. . Weathkkshkk,
Sold at .1. M i;)! ? WiUsin"s drugstore
for Decemlier ."fist.
There is heavy ice in the river from
St. Louis north and river men are pre
dicting a blocked river at St. Louis
before the first day of I'.IS.
A cough is an easy thing to cure if
taken in time. It is dangerous to neg
lect one for any length of time. Dr. j
Simmons'Cough S.vrnpis guaranteed, j
Fifty cents a bottle. For sale by all !
I If there is anything in this town you
j want and don't see. call for it.
j The prohibition case of Houck vs.
l'ordyee. in the Supreme Court is set
for the lsth of .lauuarv.
j To heal the broken and diseased
tissues, to soothe the; irritated siir-
fau s. to instantly relieve ;inii to per
manently cure is the mission of De
Will's Witch Hazel Salve. W. If.
Journal of the Proceedings Ad
journed Regular Session (Official.)
Council Chamber, City of Cape Gir
ardeau, Monday Evening, December
Council met in adjourned regular
session at 7 o'clock, Mayor William
H. Coerver, President, presiding.
Members present Messrs. Blotneyer,
Demnsav. Givens. Kimmel. PhImcL-
Powers, UunerstaU. .,rs' Elezabeth Frank. .
.. ... , ; George Hirsch
Absent Mr. Ruesskamp. j B. Lee
Mr. R. B. Oliver appeared before M. A. Seott
the Council ai.d askeu that legular Henry Kollas
business give way. so as to permit n,lr.
him to make a statement in reference Wiihelmine Wilier
An ordinance assessing, apportioning, levying- and taxing the cost of
graveling Middle street, from Gccd Hope street to Morgan Oak street, in the
City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, againstthe owners of and the lots fronting
on said Middle street
Be it ordained by the Council of tbe city of Cape- Girarde&ik. Missouri, as
SECTION ONE (1) APPORTIONMENT, EXff;,.OF COST.
The sum of one hundred and forty-three dollars and Jthirty eents (14X30)
having been by due course of law and ordinance, expended in the graveling
of Middle street, between Good Hope and Morgan Oak staeets, including
areas, in the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the said sum is hereby levied,
apportioned, assessed, and taxed againsfi the owners of the lots and on the
lots or parts of lots, said lots being, in said city, all of which are hereinafter
set out and described, to-wit:
2 ! s it $
NAME OF OWNER ? C DESCRIPTION AND SIRE IN r Z
" FEET. -
bJ 53? 5
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Charley Blaltner's little boy, who
was dangerously ili with diphtheria,
is getting well.
Creed Taylor died ia Jackson last
Henry L Caldwell fell On the iee in
Jackson jesterday and broke his col
Leining's saw mill runs rain or
shine, and the pay-rollhelps keep con
siderable money in circulation in this
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: ! have Iieen
troubled with rheumatism and lung
trouble for :t number of years.
say I never had any thing help me
like vour Family Cure.
I;::-. II. WiN.:.irr.
Sold al.i. Maple Wilson's drugstore.
Tony Haas won the horse that was
rallied olT in Ilaarig Saturday night.
Dr. Patton got a fall on the slick
sidewalk last night. He was not bad
Hotel Scott is doing a big business.
People who once stop at Hotel Scott
always stop there.
A smili regiment of the Salvation
Army is in the city. They came here
to try to convert our saloon keejers.
If you are bilio'i-s. try si vy-M"
Little Wide Awake Pilis. you will lind
them just what you want. Trv a free
sample. They do not grille. Sold at
Maple Willson's drug store.
The Sons of Veterans an- working
hard to make their Christmas tree a
big success and we hope they will be
The railroaders wiio are working on
the Illinois Central extension to Gray's
I'oint are in the city to-day blowing in
their money. The saloons get nearly
all the men earn.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: Dear Sir: Mrs
Hamburg induced me to tryyo.ir Fam
ily Cure. I was greatly lieiu-fittd by it
and I recommend'-;; it io every lady
in poor health. il"s'clfully.
.M.;s. Asm: it.
Sold at. I. Maple Wilson's drugstore
Christian Geldmacher. who has been
in the hospital several weeks very low
with typhoid fev-. r. is lvcoving.
There is considerable floating ice in
Louis Houck is having a telephone
line run out to his country home.
Certainly you don't want to sutler
with dyspepsia, constipation, sick
headache, sallow skin and loss of ap
petite. You have never tried De
Witt's Littlo Early Risers for these
complaints or you would have been
cured. They are small pills but great
regulators. Wm. II. Coerver.
Tony Gockel's saloon had out a
gasoline lamp last night. It was the
only street light in the city.
Louie Tobler will present his custo
mers with something nice for Christmas.
Schneider is. in
The Judge is a nicin-
u" the Board of Dire-tors of the
iu,',r.. v:n;,n., i:
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-i-.nn- ii.ii. nuill' li.in l.VCll l.-1
...in.wl ..7. ...f i '
,, . . !ai Association and he is in favor of
all rigat. . .
I mo-, ing the r air.
Th'! railro ids are all behind with
ti..;.. t . ,t t
,, ,., , Green is still confined to his bed. He
merchants ordered holiday goods two ; . , , ,
, , - , nas iieen sick several v.eeKs.
weeks ago taat are vet on the road. '
I Gibonev Houck arrived homo to-dav
Dr. A. j . sawyer: Dear doctor I!. . ., , , ,. , ... . .
! t;i :-pend the holidavs witu his Parents,
have iisi'ii and so.d vonr I-amilv Cmv . .
i.vil alter etle-ts never follow the
regret to learn that Sam M.
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. :. Rhoads.
Sold at J. Mapie Wilson's drug store.
George McBride. of ( 'ousinville.
vas in the i-ity yesterday. Mr. Mc
Bi ide informs us that he will move
his stave and heading mill from
Cousinville across the swamp about
the lirst of March.
IT T. ii'.irw" :.-!ls lit tli:it lines I
not intend for any of his customers to
n ! run out of coal.
ii?e of Dr. Beli's Peppermint Chill
Toi.ic. It is a plea.-ant liver laxative.
It makes rich, red blood. It makes
sto'.il. sound bone, it makes fi- sli. It
makes rosy cheaks. .Ml of this c-.-rcs
chilis so thev
Vieiid" is a ( -,
Judsou M. Kandol is in the city to
day. Mr. Kandol says lie is a Re
publican with the Filley collarlcft off.
He does not think as much of the old
man as lie used to.
Wheat is worth ninety cents per
bushel in this market, but there is very
little being brought to market.
The object, we urcerstard. of the
fainiliar name for DeWitt's Witch j p,
lla.c: Salve, always ready for emer-gi-iicis.
Wiiile a sjMcitic for piles, it
also instantly reliev-s and cures cuts,
bruises, salt rheum, eczema and all
affections of the skin. It never fails.
Wm. 11. '. o.-rver.
The ferry boat Cape City is not run
ning to-day. The floating iee in the
river is too heavy for boats io venture
out in it.
We are informed that the Cotton
Beit is building a spur from Gray's
Point un the river about a mile. This
v.-ill h-t them to the river without con
di mnation law suits with Louis Houck
or without at tempting to take possession j
of Mrs. Houck's Grav's Point farm.
. gradirg north of Gray's
:- io l;!o; k the way to prevent
Iloi.r .-.lissi-iiri & Arkansas from
b ;i i ... th!- city from Commerce.
'' ;.;':;: Io kt.ow that wlien suf-feiiii..-
L in, a.'i.. kiJney trouble that a
safe. s:;.e ii'iii iy is Foley's Kidney
Cuiv. (-.!;! rant, -eu or in one v refunded.
.ill begin to
now. To-day is the shortest day this
V' -.1 !".
It is to.) much to have to scratch
for a liyingaml for reliefalso. Runt's
cure will not help you in the former
case, but will sure cure Itch. Tetter or
Ringworm. Itching Piles, or it costs
yon nothing. Price 50 cents. For sale
by all druggists.
The river is still dropping down and
stjamboaling is out of the question.
The country roads are in bad con
dition itiiu fanners are not bringing in
Trains will not be running in to
Gray's I'oint for several months vet.
There is lots of work to do on that,
road In-fore it is completed.
If you have ever seen a little child
in a paroxysm of whooping cough, or
if you have iieen annoyed by a con
stant tickling in the throat, you can
appreciate the value of One Minute
Cough Cure, which gives quick ivlief.
Wm. H. Coerver.
The railroaders who are working on
the road to Gray'sPointon thelllinois
siiL- of th" river are in the city to-day
laying in a supply of Christmas i-e-fresaments.
There will be amusements in this
city during the holidays for old and
Running sores, indolent ulcers and
similar troubles, even though of many
year's standing, may becuredby using
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve. It
soothes, strengthens and heals. It is
the great pile cure. W. H. Coerver.
W. II. Coerver. druggist.
Mrs. William Snedeeum died at her
hon'c hist Tucsdav.
The .vc;.s of Veterans want every
body l. see their Christinas tree at the
Broadway Theatre on Xew Years
See Al G. Field's Mammoth Min
strels on parade to-morrow.
Three or four of our citiens have
, i Lad papers served th. in to appear at
the Circuit Court;-.: Hi!!tl:..;o. .Mo.,
in January testify in ti. -c.is of the
State v?. 1 i-ter .Mct.iiwus. who is in
jail charged with killing his son.
Our banks will not open on Christ
Moments are useless if irifk-tl a v. ay:
and they are dangerously wasted if
consumed by delay in ca.-'-s where One
Minute Cough Cure would bring im
mediate relief. W. II. Coei-ver.
You caii et anything yon wai.t fo
lunch at Drumm's restaurant on Mai::
The river continues in drop down
and a few cold days would cause it t
block with ice.
Don't forget the Christmas tree and
ball by the Sons of Veterans on Xew
Year's Eve at the Broadway Theatre.
There will le Christmas tree ritr
tainment at St. Mary's School on
Sprigg street. Decemlier 2ith. at 7:.'(0
p. m. All are kindly invited.
Get your lunch at Drumm's restaur
ant on Main street. Lunch served at
The Democrat wishes its many
patrons a merry Christmas.
G. M. Drumm has n.adea change in
his tonsorial parlor. He now has all
white men for barber, and he would
be pleased to haw all his old custo
mers and new ones too call at his
parlors when they want work in his
line. His parlors are on Main street
next door to the Sturdivant Bank.
Good work and satisfaction guaran
to two mules and one horse belonging
to his brother, which had been im
pounded. Mr. Oliver's reaucst was in-acted
and he made a statement in behalf of
his brother disclaiming any violation
of the stock law. for the reason that
the animals had not broken out of the
inclosure where they wei-ekept of their
own ac.-ord: and asked that his brother
be relieved from paying the impound
ing lees, for the reason stated,
tin motion of Mr. Kimine! said re
quest was entertained anu the fees for
impound ing remitted.
The City Clerk submitted his report
of the assessment of the costof gravel
ing Middle street from Good Hope to
Morgan Oak streets as ordered by the
Council at last meeting, which was
read and on motion of Mr. Deinpsey
approved and ordered filed.
The following report from the Judic
iary Committee was presented and
To tho Hon. Mayor and Council:
Geiitlwuien We your.l udiciary Com
mittee, to whominstriiCtionsiveregiveu
at last meeting t j prepare and present
an ordinance assessing and leving
the cost of graveling Middle street le
tv.een Good iioo and Morgan Oak
streets in conformity to theassessment
made by the City Clerk forsan' -: :.vel
iug, icspeitfuliy ltpii t that we have
prepared said ordinance and submit
i-j. i' . lL,OMK Kit.
Geo. G. Kimaiei.,
'. S. Givi'XS.
( 'or.iinittee on J udiciary.
Said ivport was on motion re eived
ai.d ordered filed, and the ordinance
submitted with same, selititied "An
ordinance assessing, apportioning,
levying and taxing the cost o! gravel
ing Middle Street from Good Hope
Street to Morgan Oak Street in the
City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri,
against the owners of and the lots
fronting on said Middle Street," was
taken up and read for the first time.
Oa motion f Mr. Blomeyersaid or
dinance was irad for the second time,
and on motion of Mr. Dempi-cy read
for the third time, iis final reading.
Mr. Khmn..-1's motion to adopt pre
vailed, and saiu ordinance was parsed
by the' following vote:
Yi-as niomeyer. Dcnipscy, Givens.
Kiunr.ei. Pol.i.i:. powers. Uiiner
Absent Mr. Kuesskamp.
The folh. wing petition signed by
Daniel Maiirer, William II. Wilier,
Mary Borcy. By. Xussbaum and fif
teen otiier resident property owners o1
the city, was presented am; i.ad:
To tee Hon. Mayor and Council of the
City Cape Cirarcvau.
Geiitieiii. i, We !iie iiiiUei-sined
tvsidelit property owners of the City
of Cape Girarueat:. respectfully pe
tition vour honorable body to have a
brick sidewalk with curbing construct
ed along tile north side of Good Hope
Street in front of the lots or pieces of
ground abutting on .-aid mirth side of
Good Hope Street, from Sprigg Street
east to Lii:n.er Street, excepting
t.:al part o the north side of Good
Hope street, between Middle and Lori-tr.:ci-
Sui.'.s. where ue building of a
br.cU siil -wa:k or curbing would be
impracti l.le. iini.s sit great ex-nse to
the abutting property owners: we there
fore further jietition your honorable
body to nave a piank sidewalk, with
guardrails where necessary. construct
ed along that part of s.iid slice:.
Mr. (iivens moved thatsa.d petition
be received anil referred to il.c Street
and Wharf Committee v.i'.h instruct
ions to ascertain from the City l--:;gi-neer
the grade oi Good Hops stiw:
where said sidewalk and curoii.g are
proposed to be constructed and re.orl
at next meeting, and said motion car
ried. On motion the Council aujoc.rned
until next regularmeeting at 'o'clock.
Geo. K. Chappelu
3S'S pt 50x1 SO
:!! N Tit 62x180
-10 V pt. lll'xOO
-11 K.pt 112x00
James B. Xesmith.
ever say Die.
Many desperate cases of kidney dis
eases pronounced incurable have been
cured by Foley's Kidney Cure. Many
physicians use it VV. H. Coerver,
Total 9143 30
Section two (2). Special tax bills to be issued herein, and tax a lien on lots.
The City Clerk is hereby directed to issue special tax bills against the
owners of and lots or parts of lots herein set out, assessed and taxed as re
quired by law and ordnances of this city made and provided; which special
tax bills and the taxes so levied as aforesaid, shall be a lien on said lots or
parts of lots until the same shall be paid.
Section three (3). Time of taking effect when.
This ordinance shall be in iorce and tike effect from and after its pass
age. Passed by the Council December 20th, 1897.
WILLIA M II. C OERV ER,
President of the Council.
Approved this 21st day of December, 1897.
WILLIAM H. COERVER, Mayor.
GEO. E. CIIAPPELL. City Clerk.
ill Once a Year Coies Christmas
Once a Year Gomes Santa Cians
Jg In the rush of the Holliday shopping careful peo
pie do not lose sight of values. They naturally desire
z the fullest return for the expenditure, especially notice-
hti able are the low prices prevailing at our store through
December. A strong effort to close out closely all
surplus lines the highes quality coupled with the
lowest prices gives added zest to the buying.
Excellent Christmas Values
In the items mentioned below are the most useful re
minders of the season, they are goods that are in
greatest demand in the newest and most artistic ideas.
yet at the most reasonable prices.
What lovely dress fabrics we have on display. From this sto.-k
you can purchase a beautiful X-mas gift for your wife, daughter,
sister or friend, and most surely it would be appreciated. Elegant
cotton plaids, novelties in changeable' effects, 30 inch wide, fa-it
color, 15 cents per yard. Superb collact.ion of changeable, rough
yarn effect, wool and cotton mixtures in all colors. .'!( inches wide,
25 cents per yard. Very aity plaids, checks and rough yarn plaids
in many colors. 30 inches v.ii.e, oi.ly -JO cents per yard. Bcau!i."ul
French plaids 38 inches wide, all wool, fast colors, new shadings,
only 50 cents per yard. D -li'-r quality Fi-ench plaids, silk and. wool
3S inch wide. 85 cent per yard. Big aud full assortment of noTel
ties, ranging in pric.i from 35 cents to 91.00. Splendid stocti of
black goods plain and novelty irood weights, fuil widths,, wjjging
in price froia 20 cents to ;I.OO.
I'u'I and ..-ompl.ile line of h.M Jtifiil stamped linnens, neat dresser
sets, side board sets table o uter 'pieces, splashers, cushion covers.
e sola cushion tops, drapery fringes, rug fringes, fancy table covers.
in linen damask, in plain duck, in fancy gilded, in cheniie and
yB in turkey red d.ama-k. 'ieaie -fai. most exquisite portiires in chenile
Iig lot if standard (iei.im- and silkolii.is f-.r
s. il -a-.y tapestry fur ' Urtais nr. I i.phwit.ti'ry. An cx-ai.i.:-
k table cover 42x42 Hches square, iiuupnt'ern, lieauti-
5 ,'u! colors, oi:ly $1.0o. I h-avy clr. '.ile 3;'x.'!ii inch table cover, good
colors, only V5 cents. A lot of fancy duck tabic covers, pretty
1 patterns, fast colors. 50 cents each. Duck table cover same as
above only with a neat fringe. ; cents each. Cushion tops from
15 cents to 50 cents each. Heavy chenik- portieres $2.75 a pair.
Damask portiers 92.50 to 84.00.
Ueautif'.:! selections of ladies leather. sUk and velvet belts.
Zl popular styles and colors, lovely jev.uleu buckles, neat harness
'.lijuekies, very low pricv. from 10 to 50 c.-nts.
-ii'lies imitation hemstitched plain white cambric 5 cents each.
Ladies real neat drawn v.oi b corners, plain white. 5 cents each.
Ladies pure white hemstitched cambric, plain 10, 15. 20 and 25 cents.
Ladies scolloped edge embroidered pure cambrics 10, 15, 20, 25
an-1 40 cents each. Ladies h?mstitch.'d plain china silk 20 cents each.
Gentlemen's plain white imitation hemstitched cambric 5 cents
each. Gentlemen's pure hemstitched cambrics from 10 to 20 cents.
iP Gentlemen's inne hi r.istiched linen cambrics from 25 to 35 cents.
Gentlemen's hemstitched .Tapane.-s soft finish 21 to 25 cents each.
Gentlemen's white China silk, hemstitched from 35 to 75 cents each.
Gents initial hemstitched China silk from 40 cents to 75 cents each.
Great many styles to salect from. Fine lot of mufflers.
vsBuy .Xinns Presents of Us.z5l
?,iss r;ri5tir;e Urpeslsr,
StenoQrapHer and TupewrRer
L. r. RUFF.
Prepared to do work on hort notice. ?nth i Union Trust Building Corner 7th and
Spanieh Street. i olive Street, ST, IX3CTS. Mo.