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Kverrthtng ot Local Form To be
-Found That la of Interest.
Some of our mail got off the track
Saturday and wentroundby Williams
ville, and was, therefore, one day be
hind time. Out postmaster cannot
help this. When the mails arrive
here, the people get whatever is com
ing to them, but if the mails -are sent
over an out-of-the-way rouws, our
postmaster can't help it.
"Wa:- is about to break out in Cape
rGir.ird-3au. It will be a war against
ihigh prices in ice cream. One dealer
has already cut the price in fie mid
dle and other .dealers are threatening
to go that iprice a half lower.
J2raiir5 Kopper has a young colt that
Joseph Meyer -raised for him. The
animal is now four years old, and it
was returned from Mr. Meyer's farm
well broke for work and for a saddle
Dr. Sawyer: Dear Sir; I can 9ay
with pleasure that I have been usin
your medicine, and will recommend it
to all suffering ladies.
.Mas. W, W. Weathershee,
Sold at J. Maple WilliOn's drugstore
W. A. Bierwirth arrived in the city
Saturday. Mr. Bierwirth left here
-'.i bout eleven years ago, and this is
his first trip here since he left, ilc was
surprised to see the many improve
ments going on, and especially was he
surprised to see how the city is grow
ing. A printing ohice is no place for
loafers, and we want it distinctly un
derstaod that we want no such cattle
around this office. We hope that we
will not have to receive this class of
uoople again. If we do we will surely
;gic -them a reminder that will not.
The farmer who has got his wheat
..vet liii.i the bull by the horns.
.Frank H Dunlop -received a letter
yesterday from one of the lx.-st known
doctors in Missouri inquiring about
.to:k in the Itiverview Sanitarium,
ami Mr. Dnnlop leit this morning
."or Kansas .City to interview the
gentleman, and if he succeeds in se
vering him the staff of M. D's. at the
Sanitarium will be the best in the
Vrlainly you don't want to suffer
with dyspepsia, constipation, sick
headache, sallow skin and loss of ap
petite. You have never tried De
Witt's Little Early Ilisers for these
complaints or you would" have been
cured. They are small pills but great
regulators. Wm. II. Coerver.
'Ortr city park is now a place of
'beautf. and is admired by everybody
who visits our city.
The bankers will meet here next
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: I
rou'u'eJ with rheumatism
trouhlj for a number
sav I never had any
of years, e;;n
thin- he!" nie
iike voar Family Cure.
Mrs. II. Wixgakt.
Sold at -J. Maple Wilson's drug store.
Tlu b.tnkcrs will i:uine here on the
steam"!- Idlewiid, and the boat, we
understand, will remain here till the
i!fi.-tl ng is over to return them to St.
Gibobev Houck has enlisted as a
i..iv:it. soldier in the army, along
with a number of the students of th
I'niv. rsilv. The voting men of
.Missouri want to go to the front, and
those who can, will go.
August Ude isacandidale for Coun
ty Treasurer. His announcement :ip-
o-.-ars iu the proper column of to-day's
oaoer. Mr. L'tle was elected county
ni.!iiiivi" tw.i vcars :i;ro but the wick
ed Democrats counted him out.
We regret to learn that Judge J. F.
Medley is still in poor health and un
able to go about.
Sherii: Jenkins will take three pris
oners to the penitentiary to-morrow.
The docket for the May term of 1i:e
CouKimn Pleas Court is larger than
usual. The court will in session
more than a week at this term.
i!unninr sores, indolent ulcers and
similar troubles, even though of many
year's standing, may be cured by using
iv.WitCs Witch Hazel Salve. It
soothes, strengthens and heals. It i
the great pile cure. W. II. Coerver
Ti... business man who keeps his
. in the newsiiaoers is the bu
ncsis man who wins.
Circuit Court adjourned last night.
1 1 1 ll (TO Uilev. we understand, will hold
.an adjourned term of court in June.
Capt. Worley did not come out on
the steamer Idlewiid this trip. He is
lining out the new boat the Eagle
Packet Company is about to start iu
the Memphis trade.
If yon 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
M. Maple Willson's drug store.
Work on Aquamsi street is being
pushed with vigor. Considering the
imortanci of this street, and the great
-convenience to the business part of
city, by shortening the distance to the
depot by two blocks, the wonder is
that it was not opened years ago.
The railroad cases' in the Circuit
Court were laid over till the June ad
A farmer brought a load o! wheat
to market this morning in fine style.
He learned before he left home that
wheat was one dollar and fifteen cents
per bushel, and before leaving home
he decorated his wagon with Old Glory
and drove through town with the flags
Dr. Simmons' Sarsaparilla effect
ually aids weak, impaired and debili
tated organs of both sexes. Its action
is quick and lasting. Fifty cents and
These wild war rumors circulated
on ihe 3treets every day are started
by people who never read the papers,
and who, therefore, know nothing
about the war.
One dollar and fifteen cents is a
good price for wheat, and the farmer
who kicks at that price ie surely a
The funeral of August Schlueter
took place yesterday.
If you have ever seen a little child
in a paroxysm of whooping cough, or
if you have been annoyed by a con
stant tickling in the throat, you can
appreciate the value of One Minute
Cough Cure, which gives quick relief. J
Wm. H. Coerver.
We will have three Justices of the
1'eac to elect in this township at the
next election. The three pi-esent in
cumbents will probably be candidates
Cape Girardeau is a great city for
drummers, and Cape Girardeau is a
great city for everybody.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: Dear doctor I
have used and sold your Family Cure
with excellent resoults. It cured me
of the rheumatism and 1 now am ,"j0
years old and have not an ache or
pain. Mrs. F. A. Uhoads.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drug store.
Henry Kopper may be a candidate
for re-election to the office of Consta
ble of Cape Girardeau township. If
he does make up his mind to run he
can't Ik? defeated.
The City Council will not change
the name of Spanish street on ac
count of the little brush that Uncle
Sam is having with Spain.
What is it' A cure for Coughs,
Colds, Croup, Whooping Cough,
Hoarseness, Sore Throat, and all
Bronchial Affections of the Throat,
Chest and Lungs. 50 doses for 50
cents. Money refunded if it fails to
give satisfaction: we mean Dr. Sim
mons' Cough Syrup. For sale by all
Mrs. Tom Frissell will leave to-morrow
morning to visit her husband at
Mobile, Ala. Lieutenant Frissell is
now with . his regiment at Mobile
awaiting orders to move to Cuba.
Circuit Court adjourned tilljhe 20th
Small precautions often prevent
great mischiefs. DeWitt's Little Early
I Users 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
els. Wm. II. Coerver.
The bankers, the financiers of the
country, will be here next week. We
must all put on our good clothes and
Wiley Gozey held his wheat two
thousand bushels till the price went
up to eighty-eight c-Mits, and then he
sold. If he had held that two thous
and bushels f wlvat" until to-day he
would have got one dollar and fif
teen cents for it.
it is too much to have to scratch
for a iivingand for reliefalso. Hunt's
cure will not hell) vou in the former
case, but will sure cure Itch. Tetter or
Uingv.orm, Itching Piles, or it costs
you nothing. Price 50 cents. For sale
by all druggists.
VOU ought to know that when suf
fering from any kidney trouble that a
safe, sure remedy is Foley's Kidney
Cure. Guaranteed ormoney refunded.
W. H. Coerver, druggist.
Baseball Is not creating much ex
citement in this city this season. Xow
and then we notice some posters out
announcing a game of ball, but that
i ail we hear of it.
Drs. Franklin and Steager are in the
city to-day, attending a meeting of the
Board of Pension Examiners.
Uriah Jones. Hezekian Brown and
John Peter Smith will testify to the
vioniterlJI curative properties oi ur.
Simmons" Cough Syrup. Sample bot
ties free. Satisfaction or money re
unded. For sale by a-llduggists.
Cape Gi -ardeau could raise a regi
ment of cigarette smokers to send to
Cuba, if Uncle Sam would take them.
The farmer vho complains now of
the price of wheat has surely got
wheels in his head.
The show that was billed for the
Broadvay Theater Monday night
failed to show up, and somebody is
in the soup.
The "Bicyclist's Best Friend" is a
familiar name . for DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve, always ready for emer
gencies. While a specific for piles, it
also instantly relieves and cures cuts,
bruises, salt rheum, eczema and all
affections of the skin. It never fails.
Wm. H. Coerver.
August Shivelbine is in St. Louis?
He went up to purchase a gasoline"
engine and fans for his saloon.
The Byrd township candidates for
office do not seem to care about us
people down here.
In our announcement columns to-
day annears the announcement of !
Charles Bartels as a candidate for
Presiding Judge of the County Court.
Mr. Bartels has served the people of
this county on the county bench, and
he is, therefore, well known to our
people, and needs no words of com
mendation at our hands.
August Ude is in the city to-day.
Mr. Ude is a candidate for County
Treasurer and ha is getting around to
see the people.
Miss Nellie Reed, of St. Louis, is
visiting the Misses Schuchert in this
city. She -will spend several weeks
Dr. A. P. Sawyer Dear Sir: Mrs;
Hamburg induced me to try your Fam
ily Cure, I was greatly benefited by i
and I recommended it to every lady
in poor health. Respectfully,
Mrs. Ashe r.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drugstore
Phillip Hausen, a Cape boy, who is
in the regular ariuy, is at Tampa
ready to go to Cuba.
Herman Mueller of Jackson is in
t'in cltv. Mr. Mueller is the most
successful man in the meat business
in Southeast Missouri.
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.
Simmons'Cough Syrtipis guaranteed.
Fifty cents a bottle. For sale by all
Are we going to live in the dust
again this year? We have the water
if we could get it on our streets.
If the price of wheat remains at or
near the dollar mark when the new
crop comes in Cape Girardeau will do
business this year that will count.
Why Dr. Simmous' Cough Syrup is
the cheapest. It is the only cough
remedy giving 50 doses for 50 cents.
Money is refunded if not benefitted or
satisfied. Try it. Ask your druggist
for a sample bottle. For sale by all
Our contractors say ttwe are about
thirty buildings on paper for them to
bid on building in this city this year.
Candidates who want to do business
with the Democrat must pay their
announcement fee. Next Monday we
will withdraw some of the candidates
if the announcement fee is not paid.
J. F. Schwepker had the first home
grown strawberries of the season to
day and they were fine berries too.
"Do to Others as You'd Have Them
Do to You'' is a beautiful song and
chorus oy Will L. Thompson, East
Liverpool, O., author of "'Come
Where the Lilies Bloom, "etc. It has
caught the popular fancy, and is now
the great "hit" of the season. Pub
lished cither with mixed or male
chonw. .Send 20 cents to the ahthor.
C. .'. ; lama n has a nice war atlas
he gi-. to every customer who purchase.-
wo dollars worth of goods
from i..-, store. Everybody should
have one of these atlasses while the
war with Spain is going on.
Some of the break-neck places in
the pavement on Themis street were
Monvrits are useless if t ruled away:
and they aire dangerously wasted if
consumed by delay in ca ses where One
Minute Cough Cure would bring im
mediate relief. W. H. Coerver.
The price of wheat is dropping back
and the farmer who sold last Monday
was in luck.
The auction sale going on up on
Sprigg sti-eet is making business a
little slack with our merchants.
A number of the Jackson politicians
will visit the Cape next Sunday.
Arbor-al and Arbor-al soap fcr sale
by W. H. Coerver. W. C. Haman. I
B Miller and W. A. Trickcy.
The College shipped five thousand
bushels of wheat last Tuesday. It
reached St. Louis this morning when
the market was on the down grade.
A little scrap took place on Mr.in
street to-day about noon. The parties
were strangers and no one seemed to
catch on to what caused them to lock
Cheatham's Chill Tonic is peculiar
ly adapted to persons in enfeebled
health and invalids. It assists di
gestion and is a perfect strengthencr
adpetizer. Satisfaction or money re
funded. Put up in both tasteless and
bitter styles. 50-cent size.
There wa nothing done with the
railroad cases in the Circuit Court.
They may be taken up at the June ad
The Bankers Association will be
given a reception at the Riverview
Sanitarium. They will see the finest
house in the city.
KIDXEY DISEASES are the mos
fatal of all diseases. Foley's Kidney
Cure is a guaranteed remedy or money
We will give a year's subscription
to the Weekly Democrat to the pa
rents of the first baby in this county
named for Dewey.
i M. A. Bierwirth, who has been in
the city three or four days in the in-
i ferest of a St. Louis queensware
house, left this morning.
Evil after effects never follow the
I use of Dr. Bel! s Heppenmnt Chill
I Tonic. It is a pleasant liver laxative.
It makes rich, red
blood. It makes
It makes flesh. It
6io sound bone.
makes rosy cheaks. All of this cures
chills so they stay cured. Dealers
The steamer Idlewiid, with the bank
ers on board, will leave at. Louis
next Tuesday morning at ten o'clock
bound for this city. The bankers
have the boat chartered for the trip,
and shs will run through without mak
ing a landing. She is expected to ar
rive here at six o'clock Tuesday even"
ing, but she is not likely to get here
Rich, Red and Pure Blood can be
had by using Dr. Simmons' Sarsapa-
rilla. Only 50 cents per bottle and 50
full doses for an adult. .
Adolph Ruediger has Sixty acres of
bottom land planted to corn.
The sale of the Albert property,
which will take place on the 26th, will
give those who have a little ready
cash an opportunity to invest it where
they will be sure of a good investment.
There is no city on the river, from
&t. Louis to Iew Orleans, that pre
sents as an attractive appearance to
persons approaching it on a steamboat
as does Cape Girardeau most other
towns have a lot of rickty, tumble
down buildings along the levee, which
our city has not and this creates a
favorable impression on the mind,
which is strengthened by the grand
nnd magnificent view of our city park
from the river landing. In fact, ap
proach our city by any means or from
any direction and the first view of it
is a favorable one, creating the im
pression that our people love beauti
ful homes and home -adornments, and
all that goes to make home comforta
ble and pleasant, and the occupants
happy and contented. Xo town of its
size shows as much evidence of the
spirit of living to enjoy life and hav
ing others enjoy it. While our resi
dences and business houses bear the
impress of substantial wealth, they
also bear evidence that there is no
selfish, sordid spirit here.
Do'.'t forget if you use Putnam
Fadeless Dyes you don't have to send
for a package for wool and one for
cotton. Each package colors all
fillers. Sold bv W. H. Coerver. It
Don't forget if you use Putnam
Fadeless Dyes you don t have to send
for a package for wool and one for
cotton. Each package colors all
libers. Sold bv W. H. Coerver. It
The Capahas did the Normal boys
up yesterday in the ball game in line
hapo. The game resulted Hi to 2 in
favor of the Capahas.
We will pay a salary of $15.00 per
week and expenses for man with rig
to introduce our poultry Mixture and
insect destrover in the "eounry.. Ref.
required. Address, with stamp,
Perfection Mfg. Co., Parsons, Kan.
The Railroad Commissioners are
going to make another pleasure trip
to Southeast Missouri soon.
Cash wheat was one dollar and eigh
teen cents in St. Louis yesterday.
Ininure blood is responsible directly
and indirectly forraany other diseases.
Purify the bloou at once with Dr.
Simmons Sarsaparilla. Fifty cents
and 50 doses.
J. F. McLain is in the city to-day.
Mr. McLain is a candidate for county
treasurer, and he is getting around
among the people.
The sodding of terraces on the nortn
sideof the public-school grounds is now
completed, and a finer piece of sod
ding was never done in this city.
The wheat the College shipped to St.
Louis got there just two day too late
to hit the top market price. Monday
cash wheat went to SI. 40. Yesloulay
it was down to SI. If.
A Mcdieal Hook.
A medical hook with the full de
scription of all diseases and their
treatment, by F. Humphreys, M. D..
mailed free on request. Humphreys'
Medicine Co., Cor. Williams & John
Sts.. New York.
List oi Mail Matter
Uvinainiujr uncalled for in the iosl office ol !
Cape Uirnniean, comity or Cai-e Giranlean,
Statr or Missouri, ror the wcet nmlinii
Brvant, James Meyers, V. E.
Un'rnberser, Peter I'ub. A Author or Law
Johnson. Joseph on 4th t Ibm Cities
Jonii, Edward Fichey, V. T.
MeUainen. J. Stickelmaii, !ari.b
Persons calling for any of the above letttrs
will please say "Advertised," giving date of
the list, ir not called for within two weekt
thev will be sent to the D?ad Letter office at
Washington City. W. V. l.KECH P. M.
.sever- Say Die.
Many desperate cases of kidney dis
eases pronounced incurable have been
cured bv Foley's Kidney Cure. Many
physicians use it. W. H. Coerver
Ballard's snow Linement.
If you have a terrible pain in the
small of the back, sret a bottle of
Snow Linement. It will positively
cure it and at once. Try it and rec
omend it to your friends. Sold at
! Wilson's drug store.
The Strong Full Pulse.
Of healthy, active life beats with vigorous thob in every
section of our store. Each day we infuse new vitality into
this business. Note the vitalizing influences here set down
in the shape of new lots of up-to-date merchandise at
DRESS GOODS SECTION.
Not often you enjoy the satisfaction of making your
selections from such a complete up to-date stock. Here's
a half dozen items, they speak with no uncertain sound.
Fine soft finish woolen novelty, 32 inch wide, pretty
patterns, new spring shadings colorings that are pleasing
to the eye only 40 cents a yard.
An all-wool French Serge, blue or black, 34 inch wide
at 35 cents per yard.
Very stylish plain clothes, all-wool, 36 inches wide,
good colors, 40 cents a yard.
Beautiful Covert Cloths, 36 inches wide, all-wool
several different colors, price per yard, 60 cents.
Multi-colored-changable effects, 38 inches wide: pretty
enough to suit the most fastidious, per yard 6Q cents,
Good silk showin'g.
Time was when the buying of a silk dress or waist was
an event. Now-a-days it is merely an incident. Price and
the wonderful progress evidence of this great nineteenth
century makes it possible for these queenly fabrics to
come within reach of all. Here's four lots at prices that
will agreeably surprise you: n "T) A ; i
L 3oo yards of Pongee silk, 23 inches wide, lovely
patterns, goods that are worth more than we ask for them,
as we bought them under price: your choice at 50 cents a
A beautiful plaid wash silk at 50 cent3 a yard.
Lovely changeable-figured, a Taffeta silks at 75 cents
Big assortment of wide black Brocaded silks at $1.00
Always worth one hundred cents on the dollar. Going
to give you a cotton surprise for the next few days. It's
an article you're using every day and never comes amiss:
Good Bleached Domestic 5 cents a yard. JVT:lC"!
Best Bleached Domestic (Lonsdale and Fruit of the
Loom Brands) yard wide, 12 yards for $1.00. c""f""i
i. Yard wide unbleached -Domestic, L.-JL. -brand, good
quality 5 cents a yard. J
!-4 unbleached sheeting, good- quality 15 cents a
Remember our-carpet department. Good assortment
at low prices. D. A. GLENN.
To carry 225 pounds
and very comfortable
FOR 65 cents.
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GiTY BAKERY,! aipTean(
F. P. STEVENS PROP. IHLI 1 H I fc
The very best bread baked every
dry and delivered to customers in j
any part of the city. j
Wedding Cakes a SpeGialtu.
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We have all kinds of
hammocks and can .
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see those new ham
Phone No. 113. Signof Big Gud.
fleadquaraers tor Bicycle Sundries.
8 Pages Each Tuesday and Friday.
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