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rowad That la of Intaraat.
Carl Dueker, the chimney sweep,
died at his home in this city to-day.
Deceased was about sixty years of
The Illinois people can attend the
fair this year. They can cross the
river with their two horse wagon for
only ten cents.
Cairo Argus: Lawyer W. S. Dewey
presented a petition for a quo warranto
summons in behalf of Craig vs. Cauble,
relative to license for ferry at East
Cape Girardeau, claiming the grant
ins of the license by the board of
county commissioners was irregularly
and illegally done. The court order
ed summons issued to be returned on
the 18th of this month.
Don t forget if you use Putnam
Fadeless Dyes you don't have to send
lor a package for wool and one for
cotton, iach package colors all
fibers. Sold by W. H. Coerver. It
We are pleased to see our friend
Nicholas Wichterich again on the
streets. Mr. Wichterich has been in
poor health for more than a year, and
for the last six months he has been
confined to his room. He is now able
to be up and about. -
R. E. Gannon returned home to-day
from Cairo, where he had been to visit
his brother and see the street fair.
Stay that barking by useing Ballard
Horehound Syrup. It arrest the
cough, allays irritation of the throat,
and relieves contention of the lungs
in a day. It is safe and pleasant to
take, and never disapoints.
50 cents. I. Ben. Miller. 25nd
The traveling men are here to-day
and they are celebrating the birthday
of the biggest man on the road.
Martin Oberheide left this afternoon
for Puxico, where he goes to take
charge of Hickman's store. Mr.
Oberhaide is an experienced man in
the dry goods and grocery business
and he will be a valuable man for Mr.
Small precautions often prevent
great mischiefs. De Witt's Little Early
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
els. Wm. H. Coerver.
Married, at the residence of the
bride's parents, in this city, on the
loth day of October, 1SW. by Judge
Alex Ross, W. E. Kreissler to Emma
C. Haupt, both of this city. The
bride is a bright little jewel, neat,
practical and refined: a former student
of our Normal school. Such a wo
man is a treasure beyond price to any
worthy young man. The well wishes
of the Democrat go with them.
KIDNEY DISEASES are the mos1
fatal of all diseases. Foley's Kidney
Cure is a guaranteed remedy or money
Our people who attended the stree
fair at Cairo say Cairo is all right.
They had a big time and were royally
entertained by the citizens of Cairo.
The street fair, they say, was a grand
success and a grand aevertisement for
he enterprise of the business men of
Our x.'ople will have an opportunity
to invest in town lots at Grays Point,
on the 24th of this month. Gray's
Point is going to be the best town in
Seott county and when Houck's Mis
souri & Arkansas railroad is com
pleted the town will be in ten minutes
run from Cape Girardeau from where
it will draw all its supplies.
Uriah Jones, Tlezekian Drown and
John Peter Smith will testify to the
wonderful curative properties of Dr.
Simmons' Cough Syrup. Sample hot
ties free. Satisfaetion or money re
umled. For sale bv allduggists.
William Bursress is at home visit
ing his family.
Frank Carroll took out license this '
morning as a bill poster. The license
costs ten dollars jn-r yeai .
This is the last year of the fair on
the old fair grounds. Le us all help
make it a success. Next year we will
have the fair inside the city limits.
The "Bicyclist's Best Friend" is a
familiar name for DeYVitfs 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. II. Coerver.
Farmers say that a bug or worm is
playing havoc with the growing wheat.
The pest seems to be a stranger in this
sectton of country.
Old fashions in dress may be re
vived, but no old-fashioned medicine
can replace Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. For
sale by I. Ben Miller.
President Erb of the Southern Mis
souri & Arkansas railroad company
will arrive in the city next week.
The remains of Herman Vogelsang
were laid to rest to-day. The funeral
was a large one in spite of the threat
Dr. Simmons' S&rsaparilla effect
ually aids weak, impaired and debili
atted organs of both sexes. Its action
is quick and lasting. Fifty cents and
The Cape Girardeau citizen who
fails to put in an appearance at the
fair this week will fail to do bis duty
as a citizen.
The Mayor and City Council turned
out this afternoon in a body in at
tendance at the funeral of Herman
Vogelsang. They never attended the
funeral of a bigger hearted or better
We understand that Genung
Gesmith has dissolved partnership.
Ballard's Snow Liniment. There is
no pain it will not relieve, no swelling
it will not subdue, no wound it will
not heal, it will cure frost bites
chilblains, and corns. 25 and 50 cents
1. Ben Miller.
Even if your old one is
not worn out, it is out
of style. Our Fall
shapes are now on ex
hibition. Men's stiff
hats $1.50 to $3.00.
Men's soft hats 50 cents
to $4.00 each.
Just received also a
fine line of Boys, Girls
and Men's Fall and
Winter Caps from 25
cents to 75 cents.
David A. Glenn.
You know that a satisfactory place
to trade is where you can get what
you want at the most reasonable prices
that is the kind of a store we keep
step in and get a correct idea of what
dame fashion has decreed for fall and
winter use. David A. Glenn.
Certainly 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 Risers for these
complaints or you. would have been
cured. Thev are small pills but great
regulators. Wm. H. Coerver.
It is a shame that our business men
failed and neglected to decorate their
business houses for fair week.
The Schuckert band came down to
the corner of Main and Themis street
this morning and gave our jeople
some fine music.
Cheatham's Chill Tonic is peculiar
ly adapted to persons in enfeebled
health and invalids. It assists di
gestion nnd is a perfect strengthener
adpetizer. Satisfaction or money re
funded. Put up in both tasteless and
bitter styles. 5t!-cent si?f.
Robert G. Racnej went do""u to
Benton this afternoon. He will meet
Judge Rombauer before Judge Riley
to-morrow at Benton.
John H. Lyons has fitted up the
nicest sample roou in Southeast Mis
souri in the building across the alley
west of the St. Charles Hotel.
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
fibers. . Sold by W. H. Coerver. It
Hangs on a thread! Tnat
thread is uour Satis
faction. Treat you honestly and
its as strong as a cable;
abuse your confidence and
it may snap like a cobweb.
We are striving to build
cables. Therefore we
handle only the very best
in ever- line. Try our
Coffees we can give you
any quality yon may de
sire from io cents per
pound to 45 cents per
pound. We are exclusive
agent for Chase & San
born's famous imported
Coffee. Call and look at
our coffee. Don't be
afraid of causing us trouble
we are here to show goods
M. W. Warren
Mrs. E. F. Regenhardt and children
returned home yesterday from St.
Louis, where they had been visiting
The free show, the Trolly Car, at
the fair is worth twice the admission
price to the fair. Don't fail to go to
the fair and see the Trolly Car show.
It is free to everybody.
Are you lacking in strength and
energy. Are yon nervous, despondent,
irritable, bullous, constipated and
generally run down in health. If to,
Jour liver is torpid, and, and a few
osea of Herbine will cure you
Heroine bas no equal as a nealta re
storer. I. Ben Miller.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Nen-
ninger, October 18th, 1899, a fine boy,
Bill bas not been devoting all his
time to making buckwurst and head
We'd rather have the
money than the goods.
You'd rather have the
goods at these prices.
Bring or send your boy
to us let us do the wor
rying we've everything
he wears C 1 o t h i n g,
Shoes, Hats and Furn
ishings. Boys' 2-piece
suits from 75 cents up.
Boys' 3-piece suits from
School Shoes or Dress
Shoes from 1.00 up.
David A. Glenn.
John A. Hope and Robert G. Ran-
... .111 . .
ney will present a petition 10 J uugw
Riley in chambers to-morrow at Ben
ton, asking among other things, that
the sale of the St. Louis, Cape Girar
deau & Ft Smith railroad be set
aside for the reason that the terms of
the sale have not been complied with.
Running sores, indolent ulcers and
similar troubles, even though of many
year's standing, may be cured by using
De Witt's Witch Hazel Salve. It
soothes, strengthens and heals. It is
the great pile cure. W. H. Coerver
Drs. Franklin and Stager are in the
city to-day, attending their duties as
members of the Board of Pension
The movers are all coming this way.
They have learned of the ferry fight
here and they are taking advantage
of the low rates to cross the river.
The boats cross a two-horse mover
wairon with the family and all the
dogs for ten cents.
Evil after effects never follow th
use of Dr. Bell's Peopermint Cb.il
Tonic. It is a pleasant liver laxative.
It makes rich, red blood. It makes
stout, sound bone. It makes flesh. It
makes rosy eheaks. All of this cures
chills so thev stay cured. Dealers
A Chill Wind and
Intimate that Fall apparel
is in order. Our Fall
styles are now on view
and we will be pleased to
show you the latest and
correct thing in Overcoats
Men's Overcoats $2.50
to 515.00 each. Mack
intoshes $2.50 to $10.00.
Boys Overcoats $ 1 .00 up.
David A. Glenn.
There is something going on in rail
road circles that we cannot get "on
to." Railroad officials are close
mouthed people and especially are the
railroaders here particularly mum as
to what is going on, but that there is
something going to happen in the
near future is rlSnceded by even rail
There will le a special election in
:he third ward to till the vacancy in
"he C:ty Council, occasioned by the
death of Herman Vogelsang.
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.
Sim:ao:is"Cough Syrup is guaranteed.
Fifty cents a bottle. For sale by all
Let everybody go to the fair to
morrow. Let the people of this city
turn out and make the fair a big suc
cess. John A. Hope of Jackson is in the
city to day.
The steamer Georgia Lee, down, to
day had a big lot of freight for this
If you are bilious, try Dr. sawyer
Little Wide Awake Pills, you will find
them just what you want. Tre
sample. They do not gripe Sold a
M. Maple Willson's drug store.
There are lots of strangers in the
city and if we have favorable weather
we will have a large attendance at
Robert G. Ranney, the commis
sioner who sold the St. Louis, Cape
Girardeau St Fort Smith railroad was
ordered by the Circuit Court of this
county to deposit the purchase money
to be paid over to him by the pur
chasers equally in three banks in this
county. Mr. Ranney has failed to
comply with the order of the court for
the reason that no money has yet been
turned over to him. The court cannot
bold Mr. Ranney In contempt, but the
company that purchased the read and
was ordered to pay over to Commis
tioner Ranney on or before the 10th
day of October thirty-five thousand
dollars of the purchase money may be
held in contempt for disobedience.
Moments are useless if tnded away
and they are dangerously wasted if
consumed by delay in cases where One
Minute Cough Cure would bring im
mediate relief. W. H. Coerver.
Wanted Local or traveling sales
men, salary or commission, to handle
our OUsGreases, Petrolatum, and a
good side line. Goods guaranteed.
Prices low. .No freight and prompt
delivery, Address Penn Petrolatum
Company. Main Office and Refinery,
Coraopolis, Pa. wit
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
givesatisfaction; we mean Dr. Sim
mons 'Cough Syrup. For sale by all
The rain Thursday kept thousands
of people from attending the fair.
Judge J. J. Sawyer was in the city
Wednesday and gave us a call.
Wiiliam Paar, Mayor of Jackson,
is here attending the fair.
Dale's Headache Powders ten cents
per box at Coerver's drug store.
Mrs. Emma Wilson and her brother,
Albert Ken rick, of Charleston are in
the city visiting their sister, Mrs. F.
Too Long a Story
If we began now to tel
you about one of our
new Cloak styles each
day next Xmas would
find us still describing
new ones. That's a
uare hint of the variety
you'll find here. As a
b! hint of prices take the
Ladies fur trimmed
Cloth Cape $1 to $5.00.
Plush Capes from $2 up.
Cloth Jackets from $2
up. Collarettes from
1 .50 up. Childrens
wraps all kinds low
David A. Glenn.
Sam M. Green returned home from
Benton yesterday where he was attend
ing Circuit Court.
Wanted To trade a pair of full
bloDded. registered Chester White
pigs for pork hojrs. These pigs are pure
blood and are line animals. Apply
at the Democrat office.
Mrs. Nellie Phelan and her sister-in-law,
Miss Phelan. of Hloomfield
are visiting in this city.
Wanted A good girl to do general
house work in a family of six people.
Eight dollars jier month salary. Ap
ply at this office.
Henry Keller got first preminm on
match buggy horses again this vear
at the fair.
We were pleased to see that quite a
number of our business houses closed
to-day at noon in honor of the big
fair. If they' would make it a rule
to close every day at noon during fair
week we would have a more success
The city is full of strangers and they
all say we have the best little city in
The Mayor of Cane Girardeau and
the Mayor of Jackson met to-day on
the fair grounds. They shook hands
and then they did that other thing
that the Governors of North and
South Carolina did.
There was a full house at the Broad
way Theater last night and they saw
a fine show.
The cit," authorities shut out a
"coochie coochie" show here this
week after the managers had rented a
Main street room in which to show
the Chicago dancers.
Capt. Stonebreaker, of Sgringfield
Mo., is in the city stopping at the St.
Our banks closed at noon to-day
to give their employes an opportunity
to attend the fair.
Saturday is always a big day at the
fair. Everybody turns out on Satur
Subjects at the Themis Street Meth
odist church next Sunday: Morning,
"A SDectacle to the World." Even
ing, "The Great Question."
The Cape Girardeau Provident
Association will meet in the Presby
terian church on Sunday afternoon at
2:10. A good attendance is requested.
We have not heard what Judge
Rilev did with the railroad case a
The greatest luxury
one can enjoy is com
fort. There is more
real comfort in our
shoes than in any
shoes we know of.
They are made right
and fit right.
Men's shoas $1.00
Ladies' shoes $i
John F. Woody and W G. Kitchen
have formed a partnership for the
practice of law at Bloomfield. They
are young men of ability and we be
speak for them a good practice.
Frank TJnnerstall, agent for the
Green Tree Brewery, is the only beer
agent in this city who pays a city
license. This is why the Green Tree
Beer is so much more popular than
the other St. Louis beer sold here.
Peter -Maul returned home from
Kennett yesterday where he had been
looking after railroad business. Mr.
Maul is now auditor of Houck's rail
The managers of the Fair Associa
tion deserve great credit for their
hard work to make the fair a success
this year. They had many drawbacks
to contend with but they have surely
given us a good fair.-
Judge John A. Mullar of Bollinger
county is in the city.
On Sunday, the 15th inst., a skillful
surgical operation was performed for
the removal of a mamary cancer at
the hospital in this city. The patient
from Perry county was brought down
and operated upon by Dr. G. B.
Schulz of Alteaberg. He was assist
ed by his father, Dr. F. B. Schulz,
Dr. W. C. Patton. Dr. W. M. How
ard, Dr. Rolston and Dr. Wichterich.
The tumor after removal weighed
about two pounds. There was exten-
lve glandular involvement ana ne
cessitated extensive aud very careful
dissection, and the operation was a
a success in. every respect. The pa
tient, who is being carefully nursed
by the sisters at the hospital, is doing
well, so far as we can learn.
Itismarck's Iron Nerve.
Was the result of his splendid
health. Indomitable will and tremen
dous energy are not found where
stomach, 1 liver, kidneys and bowels
ure out of order. If you want these
qualities ar.d the success they bring.
use Or. King s Aew Life fills, lhey
develop every power of brain and
body. Un;y ii.-c at 1. ten .Miner s
drug store. 3
I will visit Cape Girardeau on Mon
day evening, October Kith, to remain
till Mondav morning. JX-tober '23d.
seven days inclusive. Office St.
Charles Hotel. Up-to-date dental
work in all its branches. Teeth ex
tracted without pain.
Respectfully, L. P. Rt'FF.
is to see a beautiful child's fac.
disfigured with -vile humors, bursting
through the skin pimples, blotch? j
and sores, and sadder still, when thj
young and innocent are laughed at
and twitted in all such cases. Parent
should give them that good and puv?
remedy. Sulphur Bitters, which wi I
search and drive out of the bloo I
everv partioe 01 Humor. Heait 1
The firm of Kage, Xichols Kim-
mel bas this day dissolved by mutual
consent. All parties knowing them-
t Ives indebted to said firm are noti
fied that the books are at the office of
the late firm, where they are asked to
call at once and make final settlement.
The liabilities of said firm will be
paid bv the old firm, Kage, Xichols &
Kimmel. We mutually bespeak for
the old managers, Ed Kage and D. A.
Nichols, who will continue in business
separately, a continuance of the pub
lie patronuge, and for Mr. Kimmel
the best wishes of all concerned.
D. A. Xichols.
SepU 30. 1899.
A a.lfe for SOe.
Manv people have been cured of
Kidney diseases by taking a 50c bottle
eoy's Kidney Cure
Are grand, but skin eruptions rob
life of joy. Bucklen's Arnica Salve
cures them; also old running and
fever sores, ulcers, boils, felons, corns
warts, cuts, bruises, burns, scalds,
chapped hands, chilblains. Best pile
cure on earth. Drives out pains and
aches. Only 25c a box. Cure guar
anteed. Sold by L Ben Miller, drug
Schools la Caba and Elsewbers.
Prof. J. F. Draughon, who is au
thor of four text books on bookkeep
ing, will, on October 10, 1899, open a
well equipped business college in the
Emilie building, St. Louis, cor. 9th
and Olive streets. His brother, who
was for four years principal of
Draughon's Practical Business Col- '
lege, Nashville, Tennessee, will have
charge of the St. Louis college. Prof.
J. F. Draughon recently visited Cuba
with a view of establishing a business
college there next year, and on his re
turn he opened a business college la
Savannah, Ga. He also has a flour
ishing business college at Galveston,
and one at Texarkana, Tex. His col
leges are the best patronized business
colleges in the South. They give a
superior course of instruction and
have special facilities for securing
positions. Money for tuition may be
deposited In bank till position Is se
cured, or good notes will be accepted.
Special rates will be given ail who
enter at St. Louis on or before about
thb opening. See ad. of these col J
leges elsewhere in this Issue, and write
for free catalogue. Address J. F.
Draughon, President, Nashville, Tenn.
How to Prevent Crow.
We have two children who are sub
ject to attacks of croup. Whenever
an attack is coming on my wife gives
them Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
and it always preents the attack. It
is a household necessity in this county
and no matter what else we run out of,
it would not do to be without Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy. More of it
is sold here than of all other cough,
medicines combined. J. M. Nickie,
of Nickie Bros., merchants, Nickie
vllle, Pa. For sale by I. Ben Miller
Notice is hereby given that the part
nership lately existing between the
firm of Flentge, Johnston & Co., of
Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Miss Clara
Snider of the same place, under the
name of Ladies Bazaar was dissolved
by mutual consent on the 16th day of
All debts owing the said partnership
are to be received by the said Flentge,
Johnston & Co., and all demands on
the said parrnership prior to the 16th
day of October, 1SW. are to be pre
sented to the said Flentge, Johnston
& Co.. for payment.
Flentge, Johnston & Co.
October 17, 1899.
Since La Grippe has been prevalent
in this country, there has been foun
but one Specific, Dr Humphreys
77". or sale by all druggists.
The following is a list of nnclaimed letters
st the postoffice. Cape Girardeau. Mo., for the
week ending October IS, M:
Batch, Jacob Bahringer, Johnson
Hull, urau Davis, U U
Fields, D J Fnlm r. Alva
Hams, Charlie Unman. L D
Kohlluld, Beruv Cans, Mrs Alice
Mover. Wm . Marrs, W R
Nichevitv, MraMiunie Richards. Alex
Sean. Sod Saniion, J M
.'Snider. Miss Nellie Thomas, Mrs Elizabeth
Thompson, Thos Tavlr. W L (i)
larlor, Mies M A Wilson, Wade
Wedekind, Miss Emiline
When railing for same, please state that they
were advertised. Ave, BuawiMH,
The liable, King ol all Birds,
s noti-i for ils'keen sight, clear and
distinct vision. So are those persons
who use Sutherland's Eagle Eye Salve
for weak eyes, styes, sore eyes of any
kind or granulateddids. Sold by all
dealers at 25 cents.
Have Von Had tiie Oripf
If you have, you probably need a
reliable medicine like Foley's Honey
and Tar to heal your lungs and stop
the racking cough-'incidental torthis
"77"' is Dr. Humphrey's famous
Specific for the cure of Grip and Colds
andthe prevention of Pneumonia. All
SALESMEN WANTED In tape Girardeau
county and adjacent territory lor our com
plete line of Lubricating Oils anC Ureases and
High tirade Paints. Address, Commonwealth
Oil Company, Cleveland, Ohio. septt-tt
1 IAX TED Twenty teams to haul ties and
VV pileing. Liberal prises, prompt pay.
Apply at Haecasm Springs, Mo.
T. J, MOSS TIE CO.
SALESMEN wanted. Corns, on season's
trade and nonnd urotected. Several earn
M weekly for many years rast. P. O, 1371,
Fine tarm in Moddard county
200 acres in tract, 140 acres
in cultivation; good buildings.
School and church within 1-2
mile, good neighborhood, well .
located, good range, Price
$3,000.00 on easy terms.
Miller & Carter,