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LIKES THE CUBANS.
Gen. 0. 0. Howard Tell of Impres
sions of a Recent Visit
Baa Jut Retarae4 frat Saatlaa;
Sara He I Qnlte FaTorably Dis
posed Toward the Native
of the lalaaaV
Gen. O. O. Howard. Ceiled States
army (retired), was among those who
arrived on the Seguranea. He said:
"I went to Cuba in the interest of
humanity and Christianity, as well as
for a personal desire to study the
"From my visit to Santiago and my
observations, I must say that I am
quite favorably disposed toward the
Cubans. There is a strong prejudice
against them among the men in the
army at Santiago, and I think that
this prejudice was produced by the
fact that cur men had to go through
many hardships in their campaign,
end placed the blame of the war on
the Cubans. The Cubans must be good
fighters, as they have 400 wounded
men in their own hospital, as well as
many in the other hospitals.
"I am confident that the so-called
differences between the American
army and the Cubans have been great
ly exaggerated. Of course, Gen. Gar
cia was somewhat piqued at not being
Invited to enter the city of Santiago
at the time of the surrender. There is
also a similar feeling in the navy be
cause Admiral Sampson was not in
vited to be present.
"From my observation of the Cubans
I do not find that they are thieves, or
such a people as they have been rep
resented. I do think that religious
work could be done in Cuba to ad
vantage, and I would suggest that all
churches end religious organization
work in harmony with one object in
TO REPORT OK PHILIPPINES.
12. W. Ilnrdro Designated by Score,
tnrj- Day to In ventilate lienernl
E. W. Harden, fornieriy iiiianria!
editor of the Chicago 'i ribune, I.;:s
bun lehiji:a it'll by St i-r.'sary L:iv to
in : iiiio !: jtiitr.'i! i. .:i..vi:i - i.'.-
V. !l Imj !. II. !!:'..
o of i .. '. 5i.:..::
ra.'es of U: rot, and lii.r cjuti iic;:.-..
ami eii.iit.i'; ;i;tai in a iv;;i,rt to ii:f
st t-r: 'liil V.
Sct-rf-Sr : v Cntre was ca.-lig ::lo.it
for a '"' ;ii:i: for the :usitk:n. ;.r.d
Asi-i.-t; :it Sitrttary Var:ci; rlip, v. ho
knew of Mr. Harden's a:i!i;y in thin
diroetioi:. nicest cd his nr.aie. .Mr.
Harden is v.eli po.-U't! c:i unani-ial
matters, ar.d ;-i rretary Cafre exj.retsrii
the belief 'i::.t lie wiii be :;L!e to n::ike
a thorough and wise report. li Is
commission will be fi:r.i!ar to that
piven Kt'v.anl Atkinson v.'!:cr. !.e v;t
ited Eiircpf to report upon us:s oi
Mr. Iinrden will not bo hampered
with ins ructions, but will use his mvs
distT'-ticn. and he lirs lu-en pivei: i:
free Held. It was Mr. Harden who
gave t!:? people of this iT.untry the
first r.eus c:f the battle a! Manila. He
had Ktcrted i;:; a triji around the world
on the ri'.e:::'o cutter ?.'cCulIoeh. and
v.!:ep ih'. sf:::::rr re;:- t:i! Ifr,r.r-!""?"j
xvarl iid ir."'c:i out. Ti;e vcvccui .'ut
ter was attached to Dowry's fleet.
After the b-ittle he . r.t with the Mc
Culloeh to llonr-Kni:' and enrurd the
credit for Fcr.dinjr the first, news of
the great victory, for which the coun
try was anxiously waitinp.
MUST HAVE F.EV7 DOCKS.
Coverommt Dnnamin Ftxtrnsirr n
waSlr.n Irfroverarnts Prelimi
nary I;linar Prepared.
The. navy nuthori?i; must shortly
give their attention to the establish
ment of a coaling station and dock
yard in tins Hawaiian islr.nd?. Houp-h
and preliminary estimates have al
ready been prepared, but the details
of the establishment will be ieft to fu
ture investigation, which will probably
'be made by a civil engineer detailed
from the bureau of yards and docks.
The chief of that bureau. Civil En
gineer M. T. Endicott, believes that an
adequate dockyard and coaling station
should be established, and it is esti
mated that the cost of such a plant will
be orer $1,500,000. The expense of de
livering material enhances the first
It is purposed to erect coaling sheds
and apparatus for handling fuel and to
build a dry dock capable of accommo
dating the largest battleships. The
docking facilities in the island are of
the most limited character.
0C3T Tax Complication In Germany.
Dog taxes are giving trouble to Ger
man military men. The Ilerzog Karl of
Meek Ienbtirp-St relit z in fan try regiment
Xo. 43 enjovs the distinction of be
ing the only regiment, in the German
army whose bass drum is drawn in a
little cart by dog's. It won the honor
by its pallantry in the war of 1SCG
Against Austria, when it captured the
bass drum and cart r.f an Austrian regi
ment. It rcfustd to pay a tax on the
do-s at KojiSjrsbuttr. on the ground
that they were useful and not a Iuxtiry,
but was compelled to pay. as the law
fives full power to tax all dogs to the
Xctt In Women's Clnbs.
The formation and title of the Ignor
ance club of Rochester, X. Y., was sug
gested by a magazine article which re
lated the experience of a mac who ha a
a habit of jotting down In his notebook1
such topics as he found himself igS
norant of, the desired information be
In? sought at the earliest opportunity.
WHAT ALBERT SAW.
American Impressions of Belgium's
Tells of Pork Packing In Bostoa
New York's Sky Scrapers Look
Like Tombstone Chi
Petit Bleu, of Brussels, publishes an
account of Prince Albert's recent tour
in America. Although the account
was undoubtedly dictated by the
prince, the paper avoids any direct
question. The prince was a close ob
server, but he sometimes gets slightly
mixed, as in an exceedingly humorous
reference to the great Boston industry
of slaughtering pigs. Some extracts
taken haphazard from the story are
decidedly interesting, showing, as they
do. the impressions of the royal vis
it jr. Quotations follow:
The prince, before landlns at New York
nr cvtn receiving his letters, was cr.iazi it
at the rush of Journalists, merchants, an.i
l'l..tographers for him to break the rec
ord. . . .
"The city, as It rose Into view, reserrbkd
!;u!e monuments, so tall are the building-'..
v York was built by giants. . . .
"!"e was astonished to see lawyers' cf
rrrs divided into separate bureaus, fach
.'.rt-etiid by a specialist. In the Lawyers'
v!ni were many silent men. lie especki'.lj'
noticed In Washington the social triuaiph
of the women, who displayed their wealth,
v. 1: end graces. The reception at the pr sj
uent's house was royal. . . .
"President MrKinley resembles XanoUon
remarkably. His conversation is amiable
without beins commonplace. At the b.-:n-lu-t
there was an absence of menus.
"The prince witnessed some cavalry
lr.i'.nf avers The soldiers drill well, calling
to r.-.ind the cassacks. standing in their stir
rups, and charsir.g furiously. . . .
"The remarkable industries are rcfiniP.K
petrolrum in New Y'ork. factories at lian
f in!, slaughter of pips at Boston, Crampa'
diK-k ynrds. the Ualdwin locomotive wor!.:i,
a:;d the agricultural methods near i':m
rrar.i ls"o. He was astonished la Ttsl.i's
.Metrical laboratory and Interested in
Cirard college. The scenery is beautiful
i:i Florida, Los Angeles. California, the
Y r.d:; vallfy, Snr rnr.'.er.to. and .1. :.y!
i.-.'itniis. where the vastfiae of the lurti.i '.
the manor is charing- savage iig with
pael:s of hounds. .
"In Chicago the faetorif s, hospitals, mid
philanthrupic Institutions attracted ;he
prince's attention. Tn Et. I.ouis th.- jTlnr
w-r.t alOiit in a c:ir.-i;..-.e. owing to the p. r
si.stenre i-f the n portirs. . .
"At N't wport the yotir.g women's toi't t.i
ere .:'. ite ar.d f-'.-.i. orate, their ;ev:
i ".( ::t. :;:ni tlu' i-.lf-'intry i.v.'jtc!. .'.::
' i-::'-!- s'.' r. I- eriat ! i :"is
. ui A r ..Vv.'- lii
:;:.4- -i : i- li:-i:t. i rasa I3rii: ..-.
V, . ti-.ieJ v. it'; Ir.terent by
iiiM I'r;. no.
The Loudon corrcjsjndtit of til.
Vrv York Trib' r.e. w -.-itiiig ui.tier '. .:
of August 13. s.:ys: The appoint . - :.
tit" Mr. Curzon : s viceroy of i:.
!i;:i! d with th'lvlit by Lis frit "ho
have watched hi progress a d i'ti : e:
iii the hciiM' of commons. If any i. :
r.ioner's rej.'tita"on has bt'ci; st r t.gt
eried in the general election ami !::.
been a stngtmn. barren period i:: '.: .
iish politics his has i,vn U:r
As under s.ecreiarv for fori i.'tt ;::T.:'i
!ie lias been constantly tinder iirc and
lie has shown 'its ni'Siic. lie !::!--tiuircd
remarkaiiit- dexterity ;i ' '
t'iidomatic art f aiiswcri . j-.;u! .''cr -and
has steadily Improved Ui dcl-.'-.ttty
power. The superior manner which
..:ice exposed him to merciless s
l;ns diFappeare i. arid he has bccmite
cins-picuotis fo- t::ci and rcr.5.t!'ty.
T'lecttiai i csnttrces and ca p-a !;.
r pi!-.!!" 'i.e lav r.t v r iw n ci
:it-i! since his brii.iar i(.rat ! :ii
;i i!. Aithr-.tin-h his Iieaith is ticiicate
lie has always ht en a laborious student
. '"d has had a passion for public af
r..irs. Uc has bpen the rising ipnn on
he conservative side, as Sir Kdwprd
('rey has br, on the oppwition
lenches. When the two yonrg men
h.Tve crosoed sworrrs in debate, nsthey
hare ifton dont- in the lnsrt three years,
vis.i.ncresin the commrais have wngired
t'lelr heads and spolcen of them as fu
ture prime ministers.
NEW YORK'S BUDGET.
TckpN early Itlshlj, Innlrod ol Spt.
i cuty, Zillion Dollars to Ron
.Mayor Xan Wycl;, of New York city,
announced at the meeting of the board
of estimate that no addition would be
iiindc to the budget this year, "with
the exception of the appropriation lor
the public library." All other accounts
The total sum appropriated to run
tl;e municipal government for t.r.e
year was $77,331,2:2.07. It was esti
mated that the cost would be $70x00,
iwo to run the greater city for 1S!'9
when the charter was drafted.
The public library question came up
on the request of the department of
;-:trl;s for an appropriation of ?ir2.f;(;'
to remove the old reservoir on Forty
second street in Bryant Park, and pre
pare the ground for the $2,500,000 free
!ublic library to be erected.
Comptroller Coler and President
ilnggcnheimer have reported in favor
of this expenditure.
A l.:i Crnlse.
The British steamer fomus, which
has just returned to England after
lno and a half years' eventful service
on the Pacific, was 430 days at sea and
!T1 days in harbor, traveled 1G.000
:: i!es under sail and 47.0C0 miles under
s term, making a total of C.3,000 miles.
".::d her consumption of coal amounted
t- 7.300 tons, at a cost of $75,000.
Town tor Sale for Debt.
Yerdttschew. a town in the province
Ki -w. Russia, will be sold at auction
the end of this month. It owes the
'. ovcrr.ment and other creditors 3.919,
t rubles, 63 kopecks, which it is nn-
r'.de to pay.
There is a noficeable deerease in the
tjopularity of Spanish Yellow.
Ordinance Ho. 600.
An oi-diuance providing for the jrra-
i A ..f T'hovnla
street, between Sprigg and Pacific
streets in the city of Cape Girar
.... ni . w! 1 rf flA cittr fT
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on the 19th
dav- of September, , in regular
session, aeciareu ujr i""'""""!
mi,.iv to t'rade and eravel
Thtinis street "from Spri? rtrtct U
Pacihc stret't in saiu cnj,
Whereas. Said resolution was pub
lished in the DEMOCKAT. a newspaper
doin the citv printing, for twn con
c utive weeks, and no ivnionstrait.
hsivii." b n filed with th.' . ity
bv th-" resident owners of property : t
...': i i;.,ki.. t.i taxMtion for suc.i
proposed imprcvement. within t-.
uays alter uie (iuuni...
1 1. ,;. re
lie it ordained by the couneil .if ...
city o. Cape Girardeau. Misscii
Sec. 1. That portion of Themis
street' from s-prijr;-' street to Pacific
stiti-t is hereby requifed to be grau. u
according to the established j:rade
thereof, and when thas brought to
nade and the road bed shall be thor-ou-
li!v settled, the same to be deter
ment a" by the Street and Yv hal f eom
n.iii.c "said part of Themis street
shall Ih; graveled thirty-two (.1.) feet
ii. width and the depth as hereinafter
s. 1 out. i(-wit . , .
i'l;c .'ravel shall be four (4, inches
d.- ;- at the outside lines of gravel
am. Gradually increased in depth to
t!..- tvnter of said road bed or street,
tvli. re it shall be ten ( 10) inches it;
dcptii: saiu street shall be -rauou
thirtv-eight (:iS feet wide. I I e gra v. :
to be' used shall be of good quality,
subject to the approval of the Strft
Si c . The Citv Knyineer is licit -bv
ivtiuTied lo make estimaU-s of the
cost of the work herein aud hie the
same with the city clerk, and if t.ie
sum shall bo approved by the coun
cil, ihecity clerk shall thereupon ad
vertise for proposals for graveling
said portion ol Themis street in the
iiiaiin. :- and with the material as pro
vic. d bv this andexixtina oidtiianccs:
.;..: auverliscn.. nt shall Kt IN t-a
Usual form, the last insertion U ; he
at "cast ten U") (lils iM.-fore Hie l.in'.
advertised for receivine; bills, if any
bids shall l- ace .teii. the city si.i.ii
enter into contract with the sitivcssfu
i i.id. r for said work, subject U. a. 1
tlie conditions, '.initiations, st.pii .i
ti.'iis ami lioti.l now lxijuircti ny tl::s
ai d exi-ling i.rdtnar.cfs: ami ir : "
:.: . is a-c ptoi t!.,- ci'y nn. il ;i.:y.
b. !. iu!.;i-! . :ic: :' ' ' '.i k
;. .- -,; vt-i t i. t -. .i ii. lii s. it. -tan. .
fit .' rlictc: i.y e..ii-
I .- t:
I .1 t.i: .
. v. . ;!; '.i O! j;r IV
;i ...t:.t !.!. '' svi;ss.;d.
. t. tss i-1 i:.'-v provi
... i,v cr.i'I :. t . an; liw iiuties i'i
t..- citv cii ik. city cn-tr-ocr ami sl.c-l
. o:..i:n" ioner in relation th.-r.-lo.
s:,a,i i;c -:i encformity tle-n v. iih.
SKt'TI 'N !- This ordinance shall
take elT.i-f and be in lore- froi.: and
alter its pa.-saire. - , .,
- i'a-'d bv tin- council Dec.... I
V"ii.i.iAM I.'. Cr.i:i;vi;i:.
1 .- ....r.t a , I' til- I I. III. c'.-.
. Approved lithdajjof
- si:.l.. - ic -nil cr. l'.'S
' ' Wii.MAM 11. LOF.KYK.i:.
i:.. !'.. CitAiMMXr., i"uy !. rh.
Ordinance ' o. 002.
iiiiinance appropriating tlie t.'.-y
ii . i itue for the fiscal year ending
- In- l!h dav of .luue,
S;;t Tit.N 1. The sum of Tue.v
i'.iciisatitt Dollars (ili.HHij is h.-re'ey
a- M-iprtal.-ii out of the Uentnai
i.'-vcuii.- Kuii'i of the City of
l ajR Girardeau. Missouri as the same
si;all have l.-eu jiaiii into the city
t-Tisury to tlie credit of said lum;.
.: tin- t-urn-i!t exj-eiises if 'aid i iiy.
for the ti-cal year ending .luneiioih.
For makirj: attd repairing streets,
.tnt...... ('. j Mn.i nlsri--. including
oflicors f.os and salaries in the Police
Court, inaintaiiiatice of hir. l)ep?.rt
nint. :ij!criics fees a mi othf fees
in suits brought for or against thf
city, or in wfticn me cut an
interest, repairs to cemewrios. sani
tary purio:"'s. including xpendilnres
ord'.vd ly the Hoard of Health. ir-
tr. ,r...rt lillR. And tlllttltC
square, repairs Ui jail and boarding
prisoners, aiu. provisions anu trans
portation of potir it;rsonsandp.iU!iers,
olnMion fxpcisps. hydrant renin; i..r
tire protection, slree-t lights (eiecrrie
lii'htsl and such other contingent a'.ii
n.-Ci'S.-avy c.i"iisi's herein sjieeiiied:
sr-iii amount ro be paid of said fund.
Iiy incticii resolution or ordinance as
shall lie allowed by the City Council
of said city during said fiscal year.
Si:i Tnx This ordinance shall
b-in force and take effeet from and
af'-er its passage.
i'assed bv the Council Dec. i:. l'-'.lS.
Vl!.I.l..M II. (OEliVKu.
rit-sid.-nt of the (.'onticil.
Approved t!;is 21st dav if DeectnlK-r
js-.is. V.'IIXIAM 11. CoKKVK!:.
GUI. K. CHAI'l'KIX
'.U n Diseases ol Horses.
Uook on diseases of horses, cttt:.-.
sheep, dogs, hogs and poultry mailed
free by addressing Humphreys' Yett r
inary Specifics, corner William &
: : . Xcv Voi'k.
F. P. STEVENS PROP.
The very liest bread baked every
dy and delivered to customers in
any part of the city.
Wedding Cakes a Specialty.
104 Broadwav, Cape Gikakdkac, Mo
JOHH L. WLLS-K.
DEALER IS FISE BRANDS OF
Uines ar;d QiC3rs.
Finest saloon in the citv Scial sttenti.'i
to the ing tra.le. Fres'n Care beeralf y ken
When You Come
to the Cape Stop at
Best European Hotel
and Bestnrant in the
All kinds of z-aii.v lisb aud the
earliest fame market in the city.
Oysters in season a specialty.
The best meal in the city served to
M. A. SCOTT.
Whtt'a:1 yellow rin, y.lar, cypn-ys, onk,
gHin, waliiiu". asli a:l ciierry. Also flooring
ami ceil i.ir itll ict:1i6. Kinihini; lnmbor.
iaths. Bhinlrp, HMuli1iiiK wimiow t(tl dor
ciiriirR. Wlnilow'Hiifi (ltwr Iranies. all -mzs
msle to or!tT on r-l)rt notice. I)hvire nj-
wtieie iuhiu n city umiis.
Spanish St, Cape (irakleau, Xo
ConsuTxttion and Examination
Free. Oil!:, at Kage's stable, Cape
Sirarde : ; Mo
No. 1 Cures Fever.
No. 2 " Worms.
No. 3 " Infants Diseases.
No. 4 " Diarrhea.
No. 8 " Neuralgia.
No. 9 Cures Headache.
No. lO " Dyspepsia.
No. 11 " Delayed Periods.
No. 12 " Leuciiorrea.
No 14 " Skin Direases.
No. 10 Cures Rheumatism.
No. 16 " Malaria.
No. 20 " Whoopino Cough
N". 27 " Kidney Diseases
Nu 30 " Urinary Diseases
No. 77 " Colds and Grip.
Sold ly Drnggists, or sent prepaid oj
receipt ot price, 2ac., or it i.ir SI.
Dr. nuiirmtETs Homeopathic IIascai
of Diseases Hailed Fi-.ee.
Humphreys' Med. Co.. Ill William 8t..7.X
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Paris and World's Fair.
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
Capital, - - - - $50,000.00
Surplus, - - - - $1 5,000.00
KOBT. STURDIVAXT, President.
LOUIS F. KLOSTERMANN,Vice-President.
LEON J. ALBERT, Cashier.
L. J. ALBERT, Jr., Assistant Cashier.
CAPE GIBABDEAU, MC.
CAPITAL : :
DAVID A. GINN, President. TV. 1. II I
L. S. JOSEPH, Cashier.
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