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To the Honorable City Council:
Pass that railroad ordinance. ,
There has not been a Tery big rush
of porkers to the market this week.
W. H. Vogel it doing the tin work
on the new addition of the hospital.
Herman Buck is putting up a new
bill board near the Cape City Mills.
Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Joseph returned
home from St. Louis Monday evening.
Mrs. L. J. Albert is much better to
day than she has been for sereral
Hogs are selling at from 4.75 to
$5.70 and still there are very few com
ing to market.
The well atthe brewery is now about
420 feet deep and the drill is still
working in that solid rock.
A member of the City Council is
soon to be married and he is threat
ening to resign from the Council.
The city council met last night and
passed a resolution asking congress
to look after our bridge interests.
Where is that fellow who got out
the souvenir album? Echo answers,
4 'gone where the woodbine twineth."
Charity should begin at home all
the time. Some people don't recog
nize when you do them a charitable
We have been informed that a sa
loon will be opened in the corner room
of the Riverview Hotel the first of the
Judge Joseph Koehler of Jackson,
has been down at Hot Springs for a
week or two for the benefit of his
Will Judeu is here to spend the
holidays with relatives. Mr. J uden is
-a traveling man and his home is now
By the openine of the new year the
Cape will be well supplied with news
papers. Wonder how is will be six
Louis H. Graessle is all smiles to
day. His wife presented him with a
Christmas gift this morning a bounc
ing big baby girl.
The case of the state against George
P. McLain has been reversed in the
supreme court This means another
trial in the circuit court.
The young folks had a party at the
residence of Frank Sutton. The party
was attended by a large number of the
young elete of the city.
The Illinois Central will sell tickets
o and from all stations on December
SLZ, 23, 24 and 31, and January 1 and 2
at one and one-third fare.
Capo Girardeau, the Newspap3r
grave yard is soon to have another
.new newspaper to join the little long
felt wants that are already here.
There were only two votes in the
council against the passage of the
railroad ordinance. The two votes
against were from the third ward.
Deputy Sheriff Cotner was in the
city Saturday. Mr. Cotner belief's
that the prisoners who escaped from
the Jackson jail will be captured.
ijlO.OO reward for the return ol a
liver am) white Pointer bitch ansvs fr
illy to tii- nam of Dainty.
C. D. Ijov:;ton--
X;j bridge can be coiiatm ?ed .
"the Mi-isUsippt 1 liver x.v it where the
river has a srraight stretch o ;it. lcai-i
two miiei. This knocks Grays Poir.t
The City Council parsed th ; raiiro.id
ordinance at Us meeting Monday night,
giving Ilouck's Missouri & Arkansas
railroad the right of way into the
Charley Unnerstall will give a grand
opening ball in the new hall in the
Unnerstall building on Christinas
nijrht. This is the linest dance hall in
Our whiskey dealers and cigar man
ufaeturers will hereafter have to suiii
ia:t to an examination by a govern
ment officer who don't know manure
Hon. Louis Ilouck addressed the
citizens of Jackson last night on the
subject of extending Houek's Mis
souri & Arkansas railroad from Capo
Girardeau through Jackson and on to
They have about sixty cases of
small pox at New Madrid, We don't
want our New Maarid menus to visit i
us till they work that disease out of
Married, in this city December 18th,
lUJt), by William II. WLler, J. P.,
Edward F. Eggimann to Anna Schwab
both of Dutchtown, Cape Girardeau
Al. Iluediger returned home from
his hunting trip last night. He was
vpet at the depot with a wagon to haul
his game and the wagon was accom
panied by a band.
' Temple & Slavick are building
a new foundary and machines shop
building on north Main street. Mr.
Temple is one of the best machin
ists in the country and the firm, we
understand will be equipped to do
any and all kinds of machine and
foundry work. - -
The imooth-to n gued gentleman who
rot oat the souvenir album didn't do
a thing to 'em. Oh, no! It was only
another case of bumpty-bump-bump,
and they bumped. .
The hole in the Jackson jail made
through the iron floer by the prison
ers who escaped a week or so ago has
been repaired and the prisoners now
in jail will not get away.
A cigar drummer who gives away a
cart load of jewelry, with every thous
and cigars he sells, is in the city. The
cigar dealer who buys from him can
start a jewelry store as a side line.
Mayor Coerver has a council on his
hands that is not always harmonius
with his yiews in carrying on the city
government. Some members of the
council talk too much out of school.
Heusehold and kitchen furniture,
dishes, picture frames, lamps, etc., for
sale at very low prices by Mrs. W. A.
Trickey, cor. Independence and Foun
tain streets. dec 17 2w
At the election of officers for the
Cape Brewery & Ice Co. the other day
the result was as follows: Wm. Iieg-
enhardt, President; E. H. Engelmann,
Secretary; Chris. Hirsch, Treasurer.
The Western Poultry & Game Co.
has an expert fowl dresser. He is a
colored man and it is claimed that he
can take the feathers off of more
chickens in one day than any man in
the United States.
There is a big boom in sight for
Cape Girardeau. Houck's Missouri
& Arkansas railroad will bring us
business that we never dreamed of and
it will bring us people we will be
proud to welcome as citizens.
Charles D. Tresenriter, of St Louis
was here this week looking over the
field for the location of a Democratic
newspaper. He decided to locate here
next week with a complete plant for
the publication of a newspaper.
The state representatives who were
here last week as a legislative com
mittee to look after the Normal school
were more than pleased with the school
and its management and they went
away with a very high opinion of the
Our collector will call on you in a
few days for settlement. Don't stand
him off. We want to begin the new
year with a new set of books and we
must have a settlement with all our
With all our patrons.
An old criminal was oiice asked
what was the first step that led to his
ruin, when he answered: "The first
step was cheating an editor out of two
years' subscription. When I had
done that the devil had such a grip on
me that I could not shake him off."
The Deering Manufacturing Com
pany is looking for a location in
Southeast Missouri to establish a big
factory. Will our City Council tell
the Deering people we don't want them
and their factory. Pass that railroad
ordinance, grammar or no grammar.
H. F. Uelecko of near Gordon ville,
is in the city to-day. Mr. Uelecke is
the secretary of the Farmers' Mutual
Insurance Company, of Cape Girar
deau county, and became down to see
about the loss sustained by Peter
Lioeller at his lire Wednesday niirbt.
The barn of tVfer tloeller. about six
miles west of this city, was destroyed
by (ire Wednesday niht. Four head
of h'MVis perished in the Mames and
considerate grain and f.taii machin
ery was also destroyed. Mhe origin
of she lire is ii'-t ;:irrr and ihe ks is
a sever- one Ui Uoelier.
Williaia Jennings ilryaa is goii!j;
iiit-.i the ncv,'ia per business. He wants
to start a newspaper lo set the people
right on the Kansas City platform of
the Democratic party. Cape Girar
deau is the place for Mr. Bryan and
it is to be hoped that our city council
will not throw anything in the way to
head Mr. Bryan oiT.
An exchange advises editors to go
into politics on their own account. It
states that they have been muking po
litical bosses all these years and now
they should go in and become bosses
themselves. We doubt the propriety
of editors doing th'ts. To lie sure,
they have often helped to elevate oth
ers less worthy ''-.an themselves to
eminence in polities, but the closer
attention the editor pays to the run
ning of his paper tile lietUf. He cm
support his party and assist in poli
tics, bat when he attempts to run"
thing? he 1 ses much of the influence
bis paper raignl otherwise have. The
politician should be made to under
stand that r.ewpaper space is mei
chandise just the same as the dry
goods and groceries be buys, and
when ne understands that, lie will al
ways be willing to give value received
for what the editor does for him. We
do not mean by this that a paper
should be governed in its principles,
or advocacy of principles, by money
considerations, but that in assistiD?
those viho believe in its principles, he
is rendering a service that is worth
something to the man thus aided, and
should be paid for. Such a course
would not come under the head of
boodling it is business.
The Illinois Central railroad neople
are for a bridge across the Missis
sippi river at Cape Girardeau and not
at Gray's Point as stated in the Wash
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Order of Puuucailon.
STATE OF MISSOURI,
Cocxty of Cape Girardeau, f 89
In the Cape Girardeau Court of Com
mon Pleas of said County, January
Frieda Obach, Plaintiff.
Fred Obach, Defendant
At this day comes the plaintiff here
in, by her attorney Charles EL Daues
and files ber petition and affiuavit,
alleging, among other things, that
defendant Fred Obach is not a resident
of the State of Missouri.
Whereupon it is ordered, by the
clerk of said court, that defendant be
notified by publication that plaintiff
has commenced a suit against him in
this court the object and nature of
which is to obtain a decree of divorce
from the bonds of matrimony con
tracted between plaintiff and defendant
on the erou ids of habitual drunkeness
and indignities rendered plaintiff as
to render her condition intolerable,
and that unless the said Fred Obach
be and appear at this court, at the
next term thereof, to be begun and
holden at the court house, in the city
of Cape Girardeau, in said county,
on the 28th day of January next, and
on or before the third day of said
term, if the term shall so long con
tinue and if not, then on or before
the last day of said term answer or
plead to the petition in said cause, the
same will be taken as confessed, and
judgment rendered accordingly.
Andrit is further ordered, that a
copy hereof be published, according
to law, in the Cape Girardeau DEMO
CRAT, a newspaper published in the
county of Cape Girardeau, Missouri,
for four weeks successively, the last
insertion to be at least thirty days
before tbe commencement of the next
term of this pourt.
fi, II, I'JXGELMAXN, Clerk.
A true copy of the record.
. . Witness my hand, and
1 SEaL. the seal of said court this
Whereas, George P. McLain and
Sallie McLain his w.'fe. by their cer
tain deed of trust dated the 4th day of
June, IfcWS. and recorded in Book V,
page 5,'Mi of the trust records of Cape
Girardean county, Missouri, conveyed
to the undersigned as trustee to secure
the payment ot a certain note therein
described, the following real estate.
situated in Cane Girardeau county.
State oi Missouri, to-wit:
The undivided mree-fifth (3-5) in
terest in ttie following described land:
The southwei-t quaver of the north
east quarter, the norta i:a'l of the
soutneasj quarter arid the east iiulf of
the soii'h -;;st uii i.It ali in S'-ction
thirty-.wo :') in township thirty-two
(32) north ol i nline fourteen (U; east.
ciiianiitir one hiii.'ii'tu and fi-(y
( aer. s: al -o live (." acres out of
the soutliw -s.. quarter oi tne M:tiiest
quarter of v. - r.-j.i:hv.et quarter ol
section ti k i -thr e '!!), in township
thir'y-ttto (-! i. or'. -l range loiirtet-n
( 1 1 ) i iL.-t i). .:i::dec. on ui.i-ih and
east side !-v t !ie t:.:rt,-ili'-eo ('i.:; u'.'rt
o! i-iU; .-; i:'!tw-.-t: ,j rr'.-r i ! ' so:iT ii-w-.-M
:ii.-.. i-T .::!! cti.ri : h ii y-: i. : e
Mi.ii . .-.;m: .;e i.i!:;.'e :'.'!;! Wiie
I..- it-lli. V ij.llie :l- :'! u ,.;t.-J i.hc
ii-..(:eenti! day ol January, r -
e rdeu in Utiok Two. j a;--o - and
2t' at the west by tne line uivi'ilii-
section thirty-two and tl.irty-thive,
on tin; south oy a su-i; n,' i.vo (2)
acres yel retained by said .John Lanyc
!roiu the south side of 'said sciiiliv.cst
quarter on which the tiweiliiijr house,
-tabic and corn crib of said John
Lange, the boundary line of a:d !iv
acres hereby conveyed lying a little
north of a public road known as the
Eaitibridge lload. Tue west h.iif ol
ha southeast quarter of the south asi
quarter of section thirty-t.vo (;12),
township thirty-two ''-) north ol
range fourteen (14) east, containing
twenty (20) acres. Also Lot number
thive '-ij of tiic northeast- quarter of
section live ()) in township Ur.r!y-onc
C'.l) north n; range fourteen (i4; eat,
containing seventy-six ami sixty six
hundredth ( 7ti 10") acres.
And wher-.'as. li-f.tult ba !vn made
in the payment of tne note iu said
,ie.d of trust described.
Now, theie'ore. I. the trustee therein
named, at the request of the legal
holder of tho s::id note will or.
Tuesday, the Fifteenth Day of Janu
ary. At the court house door in the city of
Cape Girardeau.' county and state
aforesaid, sell .-.aid propurty to the
highest bidder for cash t satisfy said
debt and costs.
KDWAKD II. FSGKLMAXX,
EXECUTOR'S NOTICE. Notice is
hereby given that letters of adminis
tration upon the estate of Shelby
Wills, deceased, havo been granted to
the undersigned by the clerk of the
Cape Girardeau Court of Common
Pleas of Cape Girardeau County,
Missouri, dated the 17th day of
All persons having claims against
said estate are required to exhibit
tbem to him for allowance within one
year from the 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
the date of the publication of this
notice, they will be forever barred.
Charles B. Miller,
Order of 8ale . of School Toad
WHEREAS, on the first day of
August, 1888. Ignatz Milde, Trustee
ior syivan Loage no. 37, i. o. O. r .
and Albert Grotehenn,. Trustee for A.
B.Carroll Post No. 310 Grand Army of
the Republic borrowed of the county
of Cape Girardeau in the State of
Missouri, tbe sum of eight hundred
dollars belonging to the Capital
School Fond of said county; and
whereas, in consideration of the
premises, and to secure the payment
oi saia sum ol money wnen tne same
should become due, on the first day
of August, 1889, the said Ignatz Milde,
Trustee for Sylvan Lodge No. 379, I.
O. O. F. and Albert Grotehenu. Trustee
for A. B. Carroll Post No. 310 Grand
Army of the Republic, executed and
delivered to said county, for the use
and benefit of the said School Town
ships and County School Fund their
certain mortgage deed whereby they
conveyed to the said county the fol
lowing described lot tract or parcel
of land, lying- being and situate in
the city of Jackson, county of Cape
Girardeau. State aforesaid, viz:
A part of lot number fifty (50) as
laid down on the plat of said city and
fully described as follows: Beginning
seventy-four (74) feet and three (3)
inches from the northwest corner of
said lot number fifty (50) running east
parallel with the north line of said
lot number fifty (50), one hundred
and thirty-sis ( 136) feet six (6) inches,
thence south thirty-seven (37) feet,
therce west one hundred and thirty-
six I lob ) feet six (6) inches parallel
with the north line of lot number
fifty-one (51), thence north thirty-
seven (37) feet to the place of begin
ning. And whereas it is stipulated in said
mortgage that if default should be
made in the payment of said sum of
borrowed money, or the interest there
on, or any part thereof, when the
same shouid become due and payable
according to the tenor and effect of
the said bond, then the then acting
sheriff of Cape Girardeau county
aforesaid should, without suit on said
mortgage deed, sell at public auction,
to tbe highest bidder, for cash in
hand, the above described real estate
upon giving twenty days public notice
of the time, terms and place of sale.
And whereas, tne county court of Cape
Girardeau county, by an order made
and entered of record on the 14th day
of November, 1900. doth find that de
fault has been made in the payment
of said sum of money, according to
the tenor and effect of said bond, and
that tne said Sylvan Lodge No. 3i9
and A. B. Carroll Post No. 310 are
now indebted to the said county for
use oftsaid SchoolFund in the sum of
eight hundred and severty-three dol
lars and thirty-two cents principal and
interest due and unpaid on said bond.
And, whereas, it was both ordered
and directed by the court that the,
sheriff of Cape Girardeau county pro
ceed to sell the said real estate
abovo described, upon the
terms, conditions and tipuia'-ions set
forth in said mortgage deed according
to law, now, therefore', I, Bern hard
Gockel, sheriff of Cape Girardeau
county, Slate aforesaid, by virtue of
said "order Of said court, and by
authority in me vested by said mort
gage deed, will, on
Tuesday, the Eighth Day of Janu
At the south front door of the court
house, in the city of Jackson, Cape
Girardeau county, Missouri, between
tie hours of 10 o'clock in the forenoon
and 5 o'clock in the afternoon af that
lay and during the session of the
Circuit Court, offer, at public sale,
to the highest bidder, for cash in
hand, all the right, title, claim and
interest that the sai;1 Sylvan Lodge
No. 37!) and A. D. Carroll Post No.
:;l have in and to the above described
real ( state.
Order of Publication.
-.TATE OF MISSOURI.
County of Cape Girardeau.)""
in tiu Cape Girardeau Court ui Com-
lti 'ii fleas oi said county, January
Ljvis C. Dais, i'iair.tiiT.
Liy.xa Davis, Defendant.
At this day comes the plaintiff here
in, by his attorney E. ( aruthers and
:ii-s his petition and affidavit, alleg
ing, among other thius, that defend
ant Ei::;:a Davis is not a resident of
the taf of Missouri
Whereupon it is ordered, by Hit:
clerk of said court, that said defend
ant be no'ilied by publication that
plaintiff has commenced a suit against
iter in this court the object and nature
of which is to oiitain a decree ol
divorce from the bonds of matrimony
contracted between plaintiff and de
fendant on the grounds of abandon
ment, and that unless the said defend
ant. Lizza Davis be and appear at
"Jiis.corr-, at the next term thereof, to
b.i b. gun and holden at the court
fiotlse, in the city of (.ape Girardeau,
in said county, on the twenty-eighth
day of January rr-xt, and on or lielore
the thirU day of said term, if the term
shall so long continue and if not,
lii'-ti on or before the la.t day of said
term answer or plead to the petition
in said cause, 'he same will bu taken
as confessed, and judgment rendered
And it is. further ordered, that a
copy hereof be published, according
to law, in the Cape Girardeau Demo
crat, a newspaper published in the
county of Cape Girardeau, Missouri,
for four weeks successively, the last
inrjertior to be at least ti f-.ee n days
be fore the commencement o? the next
term of this court.
E. H. Exgelmax.v, Clerk.
A true copy from the record.
, - , Witness my hand, and the
-) tsEAL. seal of said court this 10th
. - ' day of December, 1900.
E. H. EXGELMANN".
The Latest Song
And how it goes is always of interest
to some but lha condition of one's
health should be first, in the line of
consideration. If you take Dr. Cald
well's Syrup Pepsin you can't have
indigestion or stomach trouble. That
is certain. I. Bei Miller and Maple
Wilson sell it.
I FALL and WINTER I
At His New
Has just opened
Fall and Winter
Broadway, consisting of.
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING',
SHOES, CAPS, LADIES'
and GENTS' FURNISHING
We call your especial attention to our line
of Dress Goods, a very large selection of
the latest up-to-date styles, and our prices
are the lowest. Give us a call before you
make your fall purchases.
End to the
Limit to our willingness to show it.
Question as to fairness of our price.
Such stock of silverware in town.
NO Approach, heretofore,
fSJO Equal to our watch stock.
IO Shortcomings in any of
JJ Q Time iike AT0 It ' to make your purchases for Christmas
W estsrn Poultry and Gams Co.
ST. LOUIS, -
Pays Highest Cash Price for
poultry, Qane aijd E$s.
Ship to them and make money.
Cape Girardeau, Mo,
WANTED All the turkeys in the country, for
which the highest market price will be paid in cash.
The game season is now open. Bring us all the
game you can get.
the largest and best line of
Goods ever received on g
to beauty of present patterns.