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The Weekly Democrat.
Published Every Saturday by
The Democrat Printina Go.
114 THEMIS STREET.
Entered at the Post OSle at Cape Girardeau,
.. as 6eco:i'i-ciass matter.
SATUKDAY, FEBKUAHY 1!), 1898.
President MeiCinley will not act
hastily with Spain but when he does
act he will do the right thing.
Spain win never oehave ur.su rhe is
spanked by Uncle Sam, and it is now
about time for the spanking to ix-jrin
I. L. Fort stfias to bo in the lead in
the race for Circuit Judre iltuvn in tho
2'2d Judicial Circuit. Mr. Foil is a
The United States battle .ship Maine
was bl'vn ; in the harborat Ha vana
Monday night. Full particulars are
The fanner.-, of the United State
ini:i ik. pictiv v.iil satisfied with
the record of the !irt year liml t th
Candidates for tenuity office in this
cjunty want earl;- conventions. Th-j
want phntv of time lo see the voter's
after the nominations are made.
A little spat with
this country good,
other nations that
says halt lie humus
spa in umi. . Co
it Would iiu'.v
A h.it he -a v .
looking a rot.
: ats of this coi.nty
!il for candidates for
couritji ol:iie?. It will he a iia
for them to Dud men ihcy enni
The latest news from Havana
the battlo-simi .Maine was li'i.'.v:
a Spanish torpedo. T.vo heii,:;
sixty of tile .'iai.'i'-'s crow !e
The latent news
tho h:;tl!i-;.hip M
by a Spar.i-h to: ;
for Un-l- Sara to
and if th
do with i
le:n-: Sp-. in :
V. i I . nut i te r, i
is sn.-h hat I:
it up i- ran i":
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The 2'd of February id a day of
National Glory: a day given to fond
and tender recollections: a day to com
memo rate the heroic actions of the
ideal statesman, the princeof warriors,
It ii a day on which the sons of free
dom celebrate a name which adorns
the brightest pages of history, and is
enshrined byevery American. His deeds
which alone have won him a place to
immortality have beerl worshiped in
bronze, in marble, on thecanvass and
in song, and there is not a mother in
11a the land but what teaches the les
son of his life to her son. and theiv is
not a boy who does not love the nam:
And to show the love and devoted
ness of that great name we. tho students
of the ,'!rd Normal, have arranged for
an entertainment to bo "ivon in Nor
mal Chaiel next Tuesday night. Th
citizens of ("ajie Girardeau are invited
to be present so that we may together
drink from the fountain of patriotism
and sing praises to the memory of a
man whose character stands forth as
the mirror of American manhood,
without a viceiand all virtues of the
noble.-t type. We love him for the
Hag he unfurled and for the land he
Never say Die.
Many desperate cases of kidney (ii.-
eases pronounced inciiraoio have In on
cured by Foley's Kidnev Cure. Manr
physicians use it. V. II. Coerver
he arrest, or abduction, of t!:e St
Louis base-bail magnate has. at least
relieved tin; monotony of the ei.-ens
sum oi routine attairs connet'-i! with
the national game. The incident ha?
been hardly up to tin? lively standard
of ; Mbbi;ig an umpire, but it lias
features lh::lar.? tolerablv eti.ati:i!:i:.
ami a great e.eai more readable than
the :o.-si: about next vsar's iiiteh.
It i:- nut yet aho;.-eiii.-T o. rliiiii when
ii r.-iil ouii. Mi!e the nd indication .
e:;:v i the courts. t!m;.e!
neat surprise or slice!!
to the public i." it ended
ir :t)".-;-.si ve a-; veriisn.g
les. .hi ;.as,-ba!l i.ltcY.
side a good many ti:i,
are gui;:g to e.ti'i irie.-.
. ihe o"-:': -l ly ;irice.-.sv-:
'.h- c-.r.rl -. -he
routj iii Vlio;i:i;
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Nor! h .
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Major Miles1 Lecture.
Major Miles, the C. D. . of the
Salration Army work in Missouri and
Southern Illinois, will be at Morrison
Hall, Spanish street, on next Saturday
and Sunday nights February 19 and
On Saturday night the Major will
lecture on the Salvation Army work
in Africa, India and other foreign
countries, also" in America.
On Sunday night he will enroll some
members as soldiers of tho Army.
These will be the first people taken in
as members of the Army in Cape Gir
ardeau. Major Miles has been a member of
the Salvation Army for seventeen
years, the greater part of work has
been in foreign countries. His lectures
are very interesting and instructive.
Don't miss the lecture or the swear
ing in of recruits on Sunday night.
Admission. Saturday night 10c. Sun
day night .V.
Lieut. K. Potts.
"MORE MOXEY" CRY.
It Comas from Farmers Who Have
a Beat Monetary Grievance.
They Slay Be Mistaken am to the Coe
and ltemedr Bat Not totheExlst-
ence of Their Trouble Whj-latereiit
la Illsn i the Wtil and Soath Sta
tistics of Banking Power in Differ
Have You Had the (.rip;
If you have, you probably need a
reliable medicine like Feley's Honey
and Tar to heal your lungs and sloii
the racking cough incidental to this
A Time Saver.
A Walker County preacher, v.ho
farms for a living, has been growing
in popularity as a jierfornier of mar
riage ceremonies for some time, and
recently he found that the demands
thus made-upon his time seriously in
terrupted his farm work. and. as the
marrying business broiiirht no oav.
he st about to devise some means to
escape the uitorruntlolis it imposed.
II" wrote l is ceremonv on a sheet of
fooI-aM II llli tl.-lito'i t! :.n li i t. . Iwid
witii the foilo'Aing iustru4'tions uniier-
'lf .i-iy!x.:l v ;;::ts togt.t inarrhd
tli- V r;n: drive iin her-; and read Ji,-
Upon tracing1 the movement for a
larger volume of circulation back for a
score of years it will be found that
it has invariably manifested greatest
strength in the agricultural sections of
the country. Obviously, then, we must
seek for the underlying' causes in these
When the subject is cnaiyztrd it wii!
be ob&?rved that the ground for discon
tent at existing ccr.ditions lies in the
fact that notwithstanding greotiy im
proved means of production, notwith
standing greater facilities and mate
rially reduced rates for the trans por na
tion and distribution of products, the
agriculturist, upon whom so large a
ptrrt. of our economic system is depend
ent, finds himself, generally spcakin?.'.
after a twelvemonth of hard work v,c
farther ahead than at the beginr.ir.j of
year, ;ni in n.:: y instances 'i s
status is wcrse. Through the failure to
nrake a proportionate income he has
not. been able to reduce, but has, in fact,
increased h;s money obligations.
It is not maintained that .such is th
case throughout the kind, nor are ail
agriculturists entitled to rrpial credit
for care and economy. Many oases there
are, doubtless, where sympat'hy is rot
deserved, but in ino:-;t of the communi
ties where discontent prevails the rea
son here given is the tr;;e one, thedit-sf-rtat:ors
of sclf-Kntisficcl theorist t-i
the contrary irr twit'istanding.
Niimeron:-- ions made by
paint.i'f in'; iac st gatcrs warrant the
nto!:"i;t tint the i:neii-i i! :;;?.-;. -it.cn
ci.-r "i:io:i; y. lav the in-:
post and drive (!'.
S.- -1' you hav.
-!:s or iaiiii;'-i:jit
a-.t to i--a.ve. ju. pi
I.:- ya'-'i :;!ei ihe 1 ii
m- ii. i.-'k-." Allan
dt.-.T aid o:' l"
got any woolen
n-.pi oilers yi.u
ii "em over in
vnncin'r frvia t'.-'
borer, srel.s a l it
p; -r.de n-'-e .'.'i'l ;'lr
faniiiv. :? not en!
,!ity in interest rates
i f ;ii" inability to
: ; ;'.t business ( f ag-
' ia ls'fMi ha.e.
-. in-iM'ieiont ei-c'til
: ' I :':! yn-T v. tei. a. '-
i.niJ. J n n of farm i. - j
i; c. i. lire r.f irdc- j ;-
tor c-in;:'i.i-t - for hi.-- 1 Xa
eOTlie !. ;! to i-srt-
1 or Mile or ! r-;
lie or t.
,b.fk of liard-.-;
' a good fa --in.
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id; on iii-ea
. a nit j;
.-sing i Ii-nij
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I page l.'i"- re;i
I tiigh n.; i.". ;
j reetive orop
! tic- to c.-:ii
I i-.-epcr. .vT t:
! i iv :!;"! saiK.i
'. tir.-t lor into
n trie v :v
!y. fi'i-ij ieiitiy rates as
; cent., but is under the
rirr.n". iri'?- his pros-
l! i- ile' no hanking of
he turns i 'he store-e-
I.-::-'- -n-ilit f.-r ihe
s ti"! ;a?'i s tiie icrrov.cr
!-f ii;-::i the loa n. sctnad
" f t ire :':
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:? fir-liy in liiev
:r::?"ssiors i.:'.:i t
! te'iu'd in a-
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.'.oiioe t. 4 riiiirai-toiH.
eahd i-ii!s will 1 - i ived by
; ; : ,; tor ifpai'-ing roof
It is p-r!.;
Is it. lac:,
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joi iiy l.i.- ..
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COUlit V'. Is ii;i;, .: i
ated for i'ostUiasl
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If you watch this space from week to week you
will have an opportunity to see and read the simple,
plain and unvarnished truth about our goods and
New Spring Goods
arriving and being placed on our shelves and counters.
Come, walk, hobble or ride anyway, but come and
join with us in the great jubilee come to-morrowr
unparalled exhibit unexcelled selection, unequalled
prices, unbounded assortment. We owe our success
to our low prices and the beauty and novelty of our
styles and not to any gift or trickery.
Early Spring Showing
Orders were placed early, we secured the best styles,
the newest 1898 ideas at the lowest prices. 3 gThere is
much to interest you for style, price and quality, with
a "newness" about the articles that makes them of
As the new spring arrivals are crowding us- the
Winter Goods must be sold and for the purpose
of cleaning out as much as possible we will offer big
reduction in price on all winter weight stuff.
All woo! red twilled flannel 13 1-2 cents per yard.
An all wool twilled blue ilannei 27 inches w'de,
only 15 cents per yard.
A irood stock of ilannels left which we will sell at
special low prices. All kinds of blankets and com
forts at such same careful prices. !
Boys sattiiiette overcoats from 2.75 and up.
Men's suits, from 53.00 each and up.
Boys' suits of all kinds at very low prices.
Keeping your feet warm and dry is an essential
thing. To be sure of doing this we would suggest
that you try our best working or dress- shoes, ranging
in price from $1.00 and up for men and ladies.
Childrens shoes from 25 cents and up.
-XWISfT US .IT OXCK.
-i - I.e.
nts' riot i:' Mi;'oiiri. Tin
live hunilreii hoi. .11
It is now si
S. District .'
l !oi l 1 :
1 IS to
.-a. h ciii.nLctii.il liel:;
s tin- j
; cieisi rni-l ing irois ,e;
ic!-: b.is.viieiit arieii:.! ci.urt siaiai'--.
ia-r inf.iraiation i.iay ! oiitalne ;
ilii-se 0:1 ihe cniii r-i :;ei 1 at ii.'n
5!n. Al! bids shuuiilri.' pri seited
n- 1 -!'i of March.
.1 A M I IS Mel 'KEKTKKS.
l 'i.raniissioiii-i -.
limv I i:i:).';ir.ya:
t. see a K aaliii'l ;.'": flirt
1. h" r-
. . Wai.
- :; i;:
ars or r ;:
ituu is the liest oihoe ever
southeast Missouri by a !
will yet ei.uie to the front.
1 f li e editor of t!
Uook will consult a lawyer 1
l.-rn that the I'ounty Cuui-t 1- an
ized by law to t let ''""
ing to the lowest ami best bid.ier. ana
.. " ..1..,. ..ne fiinntv Court has
luai in "
lieen loing. Considering the stainang j
ot the papers that oiu " "c ' '" ' ,5.,,. of tll,
jM'o-restj from Canipbcli. The con
;i...',iou betwii.'n t!i.? Xos-Uioi-u anil
to ;tiiei-!j di visions oi the cor.soiiiiateii
r.:r..l wit! '':' uiaile '.!:is ;v"ci-; :;i:! ihe
i'r. ijclit M!.eisttie wii! show rciliiceii
;.-,,! . - Uiooiatiehi from all points
North and liast, especially iron; -'..
I.ouis and Chicago. This will ereatly
assisi the business interests of Ulooni
;i. id in the vij-orouseompetion between
it and neie;hboriii!f railroad points, in
tills connection v.'o are pleased to state
Ii !! :i 1
i rl sores, and sadder .
01111 and innovent ai
inii Iv.illoi! in ail ?ach l iis-. s.
i-'oiiiii irive them .uat ei iHl
i f.3-,y woi::'
j : onii.Ti d lit
' aciiivv troin.
j in til" lacti-n;:'.)'
i ".inn- hocus win'
j .-taiitly striving j-rii;: him ilwm"
It is imr btisin.-.-ss t.i touch hir.i '"! r
! v.iKO. to teach hi-i t hat t iie i n- .-i rit v
'if thf comn-crci'.! centers isch;..'ly in-
terwoven v.-it:i ! is. in laci, ijrsTei?
' "lcpendent u;::ia
' lesson can oalv h: i.rou
! in tiie intia'iiict'.'i; of means lirro'J.fth
which his own prosperity Khali be "s
' sared. For. even as it is in'pOi-ible ?o
'lit ei'-st. a st:i-iif "-an in the n!:ni of
'ila::n. so : ';e li dit-ri-Jiivn far-tier can
i iu!v aeon ire i'aith in our views ct toond
linance when reii'?ved of his --resent
morons burdens. To him a .system
f20 A-JKGSai MA.. StMXK
neifare-bit tb'e Always Newsy and Reliable.
l-.nrie msn 1 . , . , , , . , ,
.always tsngnt ana ADie.
upon authority that it is the. plan to
' . a it ne.v passi nger dejiol tor
jii.oai;ield nearer the business centre
tiiaa ti:e present one, of tile most, ap
iiiMicd architecture and tini.-ii, the
printing the DKMOC-tAT o.u v..
lowest, and of course tlieCoiirt award
ed the contract strictly in acco-ia.ir.j
with the law.
kind jr. Southeastern
Sent! VOUr name and address on a
postal card tothe ST. U)i:is;!lli'
DKMOCHAT, ST. LOC1S. :.. a....
.,-,. consecutive issues ot tea.
terliiv journal, either daily, or v.eek
v. FUKKOt'CHMlCK. Tliet i IX)15K-
to bo one 01
West and Southwest it has
worthy of the name.
1 :.-.. n in nolitiCS, tt
1 iv ii " ... 1
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DEMOCKAT is universally co -
the few reaiiy nin-" 1
, - 1 1 u.. '
American newspa,ici. .n
11 u 11 ai
is noted for its
..n. f.iel mil
fairness to all panics .w,u ... .
and, above all, for the strict impar
tiality and absolute reliability of its
newsservice, which is the host and
most complete in the land. Note ad
vertisement iu this issue, ana in ans--,rin-
the same, do not fail to men
tion this paper, and state whether you
desire to try the daily or ...o weei.
U;i. Loais Hotlck will l)e pivsiiieiu
of tin.' new c-jusoli'.lateJ company a:vi
, ill push the wo.v: wi'h all .:'
'- line from I'ape tiii ar..e..u '
C;;::ipie!!. Kennelt and lsc ?ohi a.ei
Memphis cannot fail to lie a iinaccal
....,. :imi is the result of m.-liy years
-j nv - - - - - -
of earnest effort oil the pari of Mr.
Honck. often attainst serioas op'p.i
sitiou. In the prosecution of his work,
i : ,I..:iek has been so nam nereu o
nnavoiilabie obstacles and stre-aaou
opposition that it has been impossible
for him to conduct tne operations
wholly on the plans of his pre felt nee.
With the system of roads completed
miner the plan now perfected and as
sured, he will prove the soundness of
his plans and as well the correctness
and lilieralitv of his management.
This change means anew era of pro
.r,..s for Stoddard county, in which
lJloomtield will bo one of the leading
.V. IlU. ief. s !
li. when t'-. 5
l'aivii;.- ! which operates so unequally as the ex- !
iiid iiiim i istinsr one d -s r.iuwt appear sot only j
Bitters, which will ? 'in-ound. Knt iisol utely tyrannical.!
i . ..i .... .-. . .1 - 1.1 1 . r. . . v.n :
the biood ! - "l' ',,""; '
( H ,H'tlor' ' onse'.uentiy tiie soutnern !
in .jo.. .u"-j f.inm,r leicaniled the reinstatement of I
1 the state !a:iik -iote system frur years j
j ao, and last ar the free cip.aEe of
' silver appeared to Uira the hot scfution
of the tlilliculty. juc
Tbe remedy is iii.mifestly not to be
fonud in any form of infhi'jon of our-'
circulation. Int iu providin-.' by U-ffisla ;
tiou or otl-erwi.se increased credit facil-.- 1 n
tits, both for lonf term kians upon j 1
niortsfnjrcs atii sltort term credits upon
crops, ami a better distribotion of tae
circulation which we have
In this, as in manv oth-.-r matters., we
Since l.a ' ri :;.? has Ken. jiivvalint
in this country, thave has l-en found
but on-' Speci'.ii', Dr. Hiimpinvjs
7"'. For sale l.-v all urujrists.
Taken up by L'hiiaui'l (leiser and
ost. il Ir.'fore Win. St inhoii. a jiS'tiee
. th ; i?ace i.i iiiiiibit! lowiisbVp of
Always Clean and Gocd.
Always tiie Best and tiie Ckapst.
Daily, iijelcdir;? SuOd3y
Year $6.20 6 Mouths Sj.oo 3 AIfini:'is....$i.jor
Daily. Uttrpout Sunday,
Year $.-o 6 Months $2.00 3 Months
5u?day Editioi, 36 to 60 pages,
Year, $2-co 6 Mo-trtks,
Cape tiirardoau county on the s.s'oiiii I i-uust refer !or guidance to human ex
dav of February. Is
p rased at
, tin- following
which wis ap-
l."i.tVi: One yellow marc
li.-out th;ve years tilu. with o-j?; kmoo
e' r:;:lit iroiiv lee', and l!;e other fi'otit
l.-ciii with barb wire, with black
mane ami tan. .m aiarivs or urniius.
ii. S. SCHWA!!. I
issiii-ti in Semi-Weekly Sections,
Till: iJKST TWICK-A-V
One Year... $-(JO
i l'agi-s Kach Tuesday and Friday.
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KXECUTo:;'S NOrU:i:. Notice is
hereby uiven that letters te-tament,'ir
with will annexed upon tho estate u:
Andreas IJelsaia-in. itoee.ised, have
been granted to the undersi-iaed by
the Clerk of the Cape liirar.leau Cou .-t
of Common 1'leas of Cape tlirarde.-.v.
eountv. Missouri, bearing date the
first day of February. 1W.
All persons having claims against
said estate are. required to exhibit
them to him tor allowance within one
vi-ar from tha date of said letters or
they may be precluded from any bene
fit of such estate: and if said, claims
be not exhibited within two years from
tho date of tho publication of this
notice thev will be forever barred.
pericucs elsewhere. In 30 country lias I
ine sysiem 01 ae. wincing .-ii.ni ti:n- f
credits to agriciiltiirisis reacii.';:'
high -"tale of development uliiih is ;
rmiiiil in Ir.rttlnnit Th. ''I'nli.h tl:intr,l- 1
i i Ii .u. .V.. .... i.. .. ' ( -oiimaw it w'.tii otr ii:tpei t.llii SKK "(!: Yot'KSKIJ how superior it it.
well-guarded system, as fairly entitled; j C,. V.'" . " '
,'l.ll I - i - . ,ve.iv-.
to credits to tloat h:.-venture as t:v mer- j
chanter the manufacturer. j
Scotland has cv lxi::!.'r.;r 'i"'" for j
each 4.fP.) of popu'iation : n.l a rrt'oof J
l-rjikiii"- cap.-.a! iu total r -iO'irce- of
hanks of ci.e in tw Ive. ti.i:. 11.-11-:n:
v in the i:se.;f capiti:! tte '.a:i ;s are
ablo to declare 'Jivid 'iids r. 'eragg fully
ten ier cent, while g-iviug credits ordi
narily at rates r?. rely exeeeilinrfour per
cent., and every hamlet in the kinc-dom
has a banking office within its limits
or in its immediate vicinity.
Taking the states of Alabama, Missis
sippi acd Arkansas as an example, it
ivill be found that these have about
4,000,000 population aad, 171 banking
institutions, including private bankers,
with, a total capital of S17.cn0.0f-0; total
refionrces, $40,000,000, or a ratio of cap
:tal to resources about one to two and
"e-third, ami cne bankinjr ofBee to 23,
" of popuktfioc
her vou are i'ltcrcsted in thi; Daily or
The Globe Printing Co.
ST. LOUIS. MO.
At BERNHARD BAHN.
1 tgSign of Big Gun.