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The Weekly Democrat.
Published Every Saturday by
THe Democrat Prlntlna Go.
114 THEMIS STREET.
Entered at the Post Offle at Cape Giranteaa
Mo., as second-class matter.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 2V, ",900,
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The Democrats who are sneering- at
Prof. McGhe now will change their
countenances after the election when
McKinlev is elected.
Tha speech of Prof. J. S. McGhee
last Tuesday night was an able one.
He made several very strong points on
the money question, likewise on ex
The Republican party has ever
.legislated for protecting American
labor from cominz into competition
with pauper labor abroad, or convict
labor at home.
"The party that hangs back," is
Gov. Roosevelt's description of the
Democratic organization for the last
forty years. It that time it has elected
but one President and it repudiated
Nikola Tesla is trying to prove that
La electrical results "the earth acts
entirely like an ordinary wire." If
the public were convinced of that
there would be a. great rush for rubber
There never was a time in the history
of the United United States when the
citizens should be more cartful when
, he should be more constant and exer
cise his intelligence more discreetely
than at the present time.
Norman A. Nozley is making telling
speeches for the Republican party
throughout Southeast Missouri. Mr.
3foxley is an orator and a reasoner
and he is making friends for himself
and votes for the Republican party.
Th Democrats admit that Hanna is
a great political manager, and now
they fear him as a campaign orator.
Well, its plain to be seen that the
Senator is not a spring chicken for he
can hold bis own almost anywhere.
"Sext XoTOtuber will tell the story.
The election of McKinley means con
tinued and accentuated prosperity;
his overthrow foreshadows the re
turn of the shadows that enveloped
the nation in gloom under the Cleve
land regime from '92 to '90.
A bill has been introduced into the
Mexican Congress to appropriate $30,
000 to the sufferers at Galveston. The
measure will, it is believed, pass by
a uniminous vote. No stronger ex
pression of sympathy could be render
ed her striken neighbors, and it will
go far towards wiping out tht last
vistige of ill-feeling between the races
growing out of the Mexican war.
"The only answer to the arguments
advanced by the Fusionists of South
Dakota is that Roosevelt was drunk.
Compl'iint was ma le to Lincoln that
tirant was drunk during the Snal
campaign against Vicksburg. The
Wreat President said: "If I can find
he brand of whisky us-ed by Grant
I wiJl order a barrel for each Union
jeBeral." Let's have more of the
The prosperity and wellfare of this
country is now at stake, and it lies in
the power of the people to say wheth
er we shall continue enjoying the good
aiuaes we have had during the McKin
iey administaation or thow us into the
iathy that will lead to ruin and pau
perism. .How can a people hesitate
when the facts are o plain. "Let
well enough alone" should be the
motto of every American citizen.
John M. Palmer, the most promt
sient figure in the history of Illinois
is dead. Mr. Palmer was
born on Eagle Creek, in Scott county,
Kentucky, September 13, 1817. He
dnoved to Illinois in 1831 and has been
j& resident of that state ever since.
"When the war broke out Mr. Palmer
raised the 14th Illinois Infantry and
was eventually promoted to a major
jgeneralship and given command of
tan armv corps. In 1868 he was elect-
Governor on the Republican ticket
Uen. .Palmer became dissatisfied with
nhc administration of Gen. Grant and
latterfj allied himself with, the Demo
cratic party. His family consists of
his wife, two sons and four daughters,
the latter being all married. His wife
was Melinda Ann Neely, to whom he
was united in marriage December 20,
1842. Ten years ago Gen. Palmer
-was elected to the United States Sen
ate and four years ago was chosen
a , . ti . : . !..!
r nominee for the presidency.
Various national centers in addic
tion to that of population will be
shown by the census. The center of
wealth, at last account , reckoning a
total of 834.000.OOJ.000, was at Cleve
land, O., and the center of debt was
not far off. at Tiffin, O. The national
center of pauerism and prisoners
held for crime were also in Ohio, at
Cbillichothf- and Columbus, respect
ively. The national manufacturing
center was at Erie, Pa.: that of agri
culture at Ut'uiua, la., and that of
railroads at La Salle, 111. Ohio is
the national center of education, and
the center of illiteracy is at Jackson
Tenn. Until the boundaries of the
United States are changed, the geo
graphical center will remain in North
western Kansas, near Hill city. The
half-way point between the equator
and the North pole is at the hamlet of
North Perry, Me., and the government
has marked the spot by a monument.
A Populist orator at Parson, Kan.
proclaimed the other night "that no
sooner had Hobson sunk the Merrimac
in Manila Bay than this Administra
tion began to scheme to establish an
empire." The gentleman seems to
have been a little mixed touching
Hobson, the Merrimac and Manila
Bay, but then he was no further off
than in accusing the Administration
of scheming to establish an empire,
However, a Populist-Democrat has so
little to stand on that he ought to be
allowed some latitude.
"If there is anyone who believes the
Gold Standard is a good thing, or
that it must be maintained, I warn
him not to cast his vote for me, be
cause I promise him it will not be
maintained in this country longer than
I am able to get rid of if" W. J
TIUAJ. TREATMENT B. 11. B. FKEK.
Cures Klood Poison, Scrofula, Ecze
ma. Rheumatism, and All Ulood
The Botanic Blood Balm ( B. B. B.)
treatment for impure blood and skin
disease is now recognized as a sure
and certain cure for the most advanc
ed stages of cancer, eating sores,
eczema, itching skin humors, scabs
or scales, syphilitic blood poison,
scrofula, ulcers persistent eruptions,
pimples, boils, aches and pains in
bones, joints or back, swollen glands,
risings and bumps on the skin, rheu
matism or catarrh, or any form of
skin or blood diseases. Men, women
and children are beta? cured in every
State by Botanic Blcod Bilm for
purifying the blood, and expelling
the germs and humors from the entiro
system, leaving the skin free from
eruptions, and rosy with evidence of
pure, rich blood. No sufferer need
longer despair help is at hand no
matter how many discouragements
you may have met with. Botanic Blood
Balm(B.B.B. ) cures permanently and
quickly. To satisfy the doubters we
will give to any sufferer a trial treat
ment absolutely free so that they may
test this wonderful remedy. B. B. B.
Botanic Blood Balm) sold by all
drug stores with complete directions
for home treatment for $1 per large
botlje. For free trial treatment, ad
dress Blood Balm Co., 8 Mitchell
street, Atlanta, Ga., and Trial Treat
ment will be sent at once. Write to
day. Describe trouble, and free
medical advice will be given. Over
3.0W voluntary testimonials r cures
by using Blood Balm. Thoroughly
tested for 20 years. Blood Balm sold
it Wm. H. Coerver's drug store.
Fresh oysters served in any style
desired, day or night at Drum's.
A Reliable House.
.1. F. Schwepker. proprietor of the
Boston Grocery Store, opposite the
Post-office, is one of our oldest groc
ery houses in the city havincr com
menced business in 1379. Mr. bchwep
ker is a gentleman who has made this
line of business a study and he knows
how to please his customers. He car
ries the finest line of staple and fancy
groceries, fruits and vegetables that
can be procured. He buys all kinds
of country produce for which he pays
the highest market price. He is a
gentleman who is courteous and
obliging and any orders intrusted to
him will be promptly filled with the
best goods the market affords at the
lowest prices. He extends a hearty
welcome to the public and visitors to
Drum's restaurant is open day and
St. Louis Exposition.
For the above occassion during the
life of meeting will, on each Tuesday
and Thursday sell excursion tickets at
one and one-third fare for round trip
good returning five days from sale
and on each Thursday will sell excur
sion tickets at the rate of one fare
for the round trip good returning three
days from day of sale. For further
information apply to Jno. Mulvihill,
Agent I. C. R. R.
St. Louis Fair.
Account of St. Louis Fair, Oct 1st
to 6th, will sell excursion tickets at
one fare for the round trip selling
Sept 30th to Oct. 5th and for trains
arriving in St. Louis prior to noon
Oct. 6th. Final return limit Oct 8th
For further information apply to Jno.
Mulvihill, agent I. C. R. R.
HOBSON ON DEWEY'S VICTORY.
Tells How His Interview at Vancouver Was
New York, September 25. Lieut.
i Richmond Pearson Hobson, who ar
: rivr-ii in tuis city last night, having
jcorae from Yokohama by way of Van
couver, was seen at the Plaza Hotel
! this morning. The Lieutenant de
clared that the interview in which he
was quoted as belittling Admiral
Dewey's victory, was distorted. He
said the only reason the Spanish ves
sels went to the bottom was because
Dewej 's war-ships made it so hot for
them that the Spaniars were forced
to open the sea cocks. All the sunk
en vessels, according to Lieut. Hob
son, were well riddled with shells,
and he thinks that Admiral Dewey de
serves all the honors that he has re
ceived. He said that ne had not writ
ten to the AOmiral regarding tne in
terview, liecause he did not think it
warranted serious attention. He says
that he will call on the Admiral at the
"The whole fabric of that silly yarn
was formed out of the following inci
"As soon as I arrived at Vancouver
I was approached by a correspondent,
who asked me about the Spanish war
ship which I had been repairing at
Hong Kong. Among other things I
said that the interior of all the sunk
en ships were very much warped: that
the metal work was rusted, and alto
gether the vessels were in a sorry
1.T.-,T1 . .... .... -
-uia uewey uo an mat?' 1 was
asked. I replied that the seven
months' submersion, and not the Ad
miral, was responsible for what I had
described. I then explained that the
Spaniards had sunk their vessels by
opening the sea cocks. I also ex
plained that it was the shell fire of
Dewey's fleet that made them do this
You have seen the resnlt of the inter
view." The Drag Trad -.
So many changes ins the last few
years in the drug trade have caused
the druggist of to-day to keep a elose
watch upon his prescription case as
well as his general stock of drugs.
New formulas, new proceses of com
pounding with new pbar-naceutiealy,
chemicals and elixirs keep- the op to-
date druggist in a constant state of
watchfulness that he may by prepared
and qualified as a good prescription
We are good prescription druggists,
constantly adding new chetmeals and
pharmaceuticals to our line- so that
prescriptions brought to as- may be
accurately filled "with" just what the
We also carry the most complete
line of toilet articles, perfuuaes, drug
gists' sundries and all that makes- a
drug store fully up to date..
We have just secured, the ajtsncy for
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, which is
guaranteed to rnre Constipation, In
digestion, Sick Headache aoii Stomach
Remember our motto, ""2Jo- olil
stock, no substitution. ' You- always
get what you ask for when you come
to our stare.
Yours for business,
I. Bkx Miller and J. M a i-le Wil
Last week .'100 survivors of the 15th
Massachusetts iDfantry ni-t on the
battlefield of Antietam to dedicate a
renireital monument, a shaft of
granite 12 feet high, surmcocted by a
lion. The regiment went, into lhe
battle with (SOU officers and men, of
whom 77 were killed or died of woucds,
253 were wounded and 14 were missing..
Before the firing began an order was
issued that no one should, fall out of
ranks to carry the wounded tu the
rear. When Lieut. Spurs- was shot
two of his men started to ta! him
back to the surgeons, but he recainded
them of the order and compelled them
to leave him under a tree. Be was
captured by the enemy, and died from
his wound. The lion is a fitting-emblem,
for a monument to American volun
Could't Translate U.
We received a letter reeeatly which
we were unable to read. We failed to
detirmined the nationality of the
writer. The only words we ware able
to make out. were, "Dr. Caldwell's
Syrup Pepsin cures Indigestion."
I. Ben Miller and J. Maple Wilson,
See the new ties at the Boss.
St Louis Exposition.
During the time of the St Louis Ex
position, the S. M. & A. R. R. will
sell tickets to St Louis and return,
on Tuesdays at one and one third fare
for the round trip, good returning
five days from date of sale, aud on
Thursdays at one fare for the round
trip, good returning three days from
date of sale.
For further information apply to
L. B. COCHHAX,
New dress goods at Glenn's.
I. Ben Miller's ice cream parlors
are the finest we ever had in the city,
and Ice cream is as fine as can be
constitution undermined by ex
travagance in eating, by disre
garding the laws of nature, or
physical capital all gone, if so,
Tutt's Liver Pills will cure you.
For sick - headache, dyspepsia,
sour stomach, malaria, torpid
liver, constipation, biliousness
and all kindred diseases.
Tutt's Liver Pills
an absolute cure.
Biigade Military Band,
Spectacular First Part.
See Tie Great Parade.
Prices 50c & 75c.
J. H. TELKEN,
Gold Spring DistilliagGo.
FiQe K?ntuel(y Bourbon
Pennsylvania pwe FJye
Royal Crown Rye
Nt 1109 N. Third StHNrt,
flrerbGGk & Blatiner.
AN tiii'lf of fresf) nipatii always- mi (((
(ijn'.l Me nvl.tvl' yonr patrunajce- III
an J will tw ouj bust effoia. to pleaae !((
Richardson & Slaiick,
Steam and Hot Water
Have just opened a siwp here in
the Jearer building on Main street
and are now roady to furish estimates
n all kinds of pltnttbiD. steam, hot
water and pump- wirk.
Our wotk will be nrsireiass in erery
respect and. our jx-iees the lowest.
We raceotfully invite the publio to
call on bs, pet prices, etc.
A. O. CKYTIK.
Of Churches, Schools, Business
Blvcks and First-Class Residences.
3"Plai and Specifications m
Specialty. Headquarters at Prescott
Cure yourself in 3
Lauiw-. a positive
111! itZ. fti I cure tor v nues.
druirsrist or send to Gem Medicine Co.,
St. Louis, Mo. One packapp 91.00,
3 packages J2. .5. 2. Maple Wilson,
Druggist, (ape Girardeau.
Mrs. Anna E. Seitz, D.O.
611 Biowlwij, Cape Girardeau, Ma.
Graduate of Columbian School of
Osteopathy, Kirksville, Mo. All dis
eases treated. Diseases of women and
childi-cn a specialty. Examination
and consultation free.
DON'T THE BOY
NEED A SUIT?
We have a fine line of
at from $i to $6.
I Our Suits at
$1.00, $1.50 $2.00
are the best ever shown at that price.
We are out for your trade and offer special in
ducements to get you to our store where we are sure
to please and gain your confidence and patronage.
40 5 rx rrnn m7mff
sj MAIN AND BROADWAY. PHONE 304. '
Sflits mi If aps
Ladies' Capes, Jackets and Suits, Garments- fresh
from the workrooms of expert makers, the new ef
fects that make the Fall of 1900 Coats and Suits so
noticeable. You can piace the utmost reliance in the
styles, and prices cannot but convince you that our
ready-to-wear garments are most reasonable when
quality is considered.
TAILOR MADE SUITS. Venitian Cloth and
Tiough Serge handsomely tailored, and lined, ranging
in. price from $9.00 to S15.00 a suit..
LADIES' NOBBY JACKETS, pretty Kersey
and Beaver Cloths., well made, neatly trimmed, rang
ing in price from $4.00 to $15.00.
CAPES from 75c to $15.00. come in
Cloth and Pluslv w.w.
David A. Glenn.
It is generally known that the Groceries, Flour. Provis
ions etc., sold by the Nicholas
:t. L.ouis, give me Dest satisiaztion to consumers of any
goods in the market. All of their brands are kept for sale by
W. M. Stone at most reasonable prices. This only enumer
ates a few of their goods such as t heir
Bon Ton Hams, Bon Ton Breakfast Bacon, Bon
Ton Leaf Lard strictly pure, Bon Ton Lye, Ben
Hur Tomatoes, Sylvia Syrup, Snow Drift Corn
Starch, Royal, (pound package) Rice, Holiday Soda
Little Giant Cheese full cream; Banner, Elmo &
O. G. Java & Mocha Coffees; Triumph Brand State
of Maine Sugar Cora.
A reward is offered by the Nicholas Scharff & Sons
Grocer Co of $10.00 to any one producing a can of sugar corn
to equal the Triumph.
In California canned fruits their Alpine Brands of extra,
standards can not be equaled. They are simply luscious.
Call, try these goods and many others. Will sell them
at moderate prices.
nm 239. W. M. STONE. Grocer.
WHEN III DOUBT, TRY
Ttaoc to th Kfcol beiDT. All drain
u CiTIj-. J7i
noay,M Sd Intra. book.
Nobby Suits for little chaps
OF 1900.. .
Scharff & Sons Grocer Co. of
Ther km Mood th tea ttm,
ana rut, amd rfm- of
'"ki 01 nmu inrMii. nch
as OcMiit. Diitma. SieesUn.
anil Yirimr.1. Ii.
"toty clear th. braia. Mrotaea.
. . perfect, aad iorpart healthy
checked trwumtathi. Unlet. Mimn
worn" tbtm UMO lnuiy. Cotxaaipnoa or Death.
Addm. rAk HtOtCrNE CO.. Ctooiud. 0.
sale by W. C. HAMAN & CflL