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B. H. A OA MS. Publisher.
The National Zeitung and the Tage
blatt, discussing the revived report
that Germany is seeking a naval sta
tion in the Danish West Indies, affirm
that Germany never had such an in
tention. Ilerr Krupp ad other great manu
facturers have petitioned for the free
admission into Germany of mineral
oil for motor consumption, with a
view of saving the coal deposits of th
Total clearings of all the bank
clearinghouses in the United States
for the week ended on the 29th, were
$1,834,73",C02, an increase of 17.2 pec
cent, over the corresponding period ol
Indian Agent Myton, of the Uintah
and Ouray agency, reported, on the
SCth, to the Indian bureau, that th
search of western Colorado by the
state officials had resulted in a failure
to find a single Indian.
The steamer Canada, with Lore
Roberts on board, arrived at Gibraltar
from South Africa on the 28th. The
field marshal landed at noon and re
ceived a great ovation, the Canada, re
suming her voyage at night.
The exchanges at the New York
clearinghouse, on the 27th, aggregated
$3C4,0i:t,290, which is a record-breaker
The previous high record was on No
vember 20 last, when the exchanges
were about fourteen million dollar!
The New York and Porto Rice
Steamship Co.'s steamer Arkadia
sailed from I'onoe, on the 27th, foi
New Orleans, having on boird 40C
Porto Iticans, 63 per cent, of whore
were women and children, destined
Cadet Ulysses S. Grant, grandson ol
the former president of the United
States, is a third class man at West
Point. He stands second in his class,
the leader of which is Douglas Mac
Arthur, a son of Gec.MacArthur, com
mander of the United States forces it
After January 1, in making the cal
culation of the per capita wealth oi
the United States, the Hawaiian isl
ands, Alaska and the Indian territory
will be included. The probable effect
will be to 3lightly reduce the per cap
ita wealth, which now is about twenty-seven
Jlr. M. A. E. Frye, the superintend
ent of education of Cuba, has tele
graphed the war department a sweep
ing denial cf the published story tc
the effect that he had issued a circu
lar or proclamation in Havana advis
ing the Cubans to proceed to drivt
the Americans out of the island.
The president has ordered that tht
military reservation at Nome, Alaska,
be made a public reservation under
the control of the war department
and that the military reservation pre
viously set aside near the east side ol
the mouth of the liver be known as
the Fort Davis military reservation.
Gov. Roosevelt spoke at Carnegie
hall, in New York, on the 30th, before
an audience of young men that com
pletely filled the house, under the
auspices of the Y. M. C. A. At the
same hour his speech was read be
fore delighted audiences in more than
a hundred towns throughout the
William Westlake, the inventor, died
at his home in Brooklyn on the 23th.
He was born in Cornwall, England, in
1821, and came to this country when
16 years old. When 21 years old, he
was employed by Capt. Ericsson to
make the patterns and models for his
first hot air engine. Many useful in
ventions crown his life work.
The Chinese plenipotentiaries havt
been unexpectedly ordered to sign the
preliminary joint note, and, on the
30th, notified the foreign emoys to
that effect. The Chinese themselves
were greatly astonished at receiving
the imperial instructions. Neither Li
Hung Chang nor Prince t hing had ex
pected success in pursuading the court
under ten days.
E. A. Cudahy, the millionaire packet
of Omaha, Neb has received a secona
communication from the men wnc
kidnaped his son. This time, as tor
merly. the letter contains a threat
and says in substance that unless he
withdraws his offer of $25,000 reward
for the arrest and conviction of each
of the three bandits, they will kid
nap another of his children.
William H. Price, president of the
Norwalk Savings bank, and wife
brought suit, at Norwalk, 0 on the
26th, against the Sandusky Kailwaj
Co., on account of the cancellation oi
life passes that had been issued tc
them by the company. Mr. Trice asks
for $5,000 damages, and Mrs. Price foi
specific preformance oi contract,
being alleged that the passes were ia
sued for valuable considerations.
The various sections into which the
Cuban constitutional convention al
Havana was divided some weeks ag
for the purpose of preparing and sub
mitting draft constitutions for the
convention arc, as a whole, graduallj
petting on a basis of a unitary gov
ernment, with restricted suffrage
The convention leaders now hope tc
have this work completed by Januarj
13. so that the r-su'ts may be sub
mitted to the United States congresj
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NEWS IN BRIEF.
Compiled from Various Sources.
PERSONAL AND GENERAL.
The czar and czarina will return to
Taarskoe-Seo. near St. Petersburg,
about February 2.
A certificate of incorporation was
filed at Dover. Del., on the 2Tth. for
the Midland Canal Co., of Fargo, X. D.
The corn crop of 1000 was one of
the four largest ever gathered, while
the oat crop has only once leen ex
ceeded. Martial law has lieen proclaimed in
the districts of Deaufort West and
Carnarvon, Cape Colony.
In a runaway ai-cident at Flint.
Mich., on the 27th. Dr. H. W. How-land
was killed and G. H. Quigley, a prom
inent business man. fatally injured.
Moses Coit Taylor, professor of
American history in Cornell universi
ty, died at Ithaca. X. Y., on the 23th,
after an illness of three weeks.
El Liberal, an official government
newsiNiper. declares that much irichi
r.ae has been discovered in pork sold
in the Xicaraguan markets.
Maj. Alexandre Alberto da Rocha
Serpa Pinto, the African explorer,
died in Lisbon on the 28th. He was
born April 30, 1S46.
The summer meeting of the Ameri
can Mathematical society will be held
next August at Cornell university.
United States Charge Heaupre, at
r.ogota, informs the state department
that Carlos Martinez Silva, Colombian
minister for foreign affairs, has been
appointed minister to the United
It is officially announced that Fred
erick August, grand duke of Olden
burg, is suffering from overwork.
The Swedish ministry of war has
decided to supply the army with snow
The Holland society of New York
received a cablegram from the Hague.
on the 2Sth, saying that Queen Wil
hclmina's marriage has been set for
September 7 next.
Lord William Leslie delaPoorBeres
ford. V. C, popularly nicknametl
"Fighting Hill. in the Itritish army,
died in London, at midnight of the
2Sth. aged 53 years. He saw active
service in Afghanis-.an. Durmah. India
and Ztiluland, and was a sportsman
of the first rank.
J. M. Johnson, of Fairlawn, & sub
urb of Akron. O., on the 2stli. shipped
to Cleveland, to be broken for Presi
dent McKinley. a handsome team of
bays, to be driven to the president's
carriage in the inaugural procession.
They cost the chief executhe $1,000
Keepers of 14 dives and gambling
houses were indicted by the Chicago
grand jury, on the 2Sth, as the result
of the inquiry into crime and vice in
the city. The work will be continued.
Of the 14 indictments four were
against alleged keepers of gambling
houses and ten against proprietors of
basement and other resorts.
Hamma Divinit3" hall, on the Wit
tenberg college grounds, at Spring
field, O., was burned to the ground
on the night of the 28th. It was oc
cupied by the theological seminary,
and was the gift of Dr. M. V. Ham
ma. of Washington, D. C. The loss
on the building will be about $20,000;
covered by insurance.
John Henry Rogers, a pioneer set
tler and merchant, died at Sycamore,
111., on the 28th, aged 65. He settled
in Sycamore in 1853, when he opened
it dry goods store that has been con
ducted ever since by him. He was
one of DeKalb county's wealthiest
and most prominent citizens.
During the past year there have
been issued 24,660 original patents by
the patent office, an increase of 1.
364 over the previous year. A total of
1,73S design patents were issued,
which is a decrease of 381 over 1S99.
There was a decrease of eleven reis
sues, the exact number for the year
A wild sensation has been caused in
New Westminster, R. C, by the dis
covery of $12.50 in coarse gold as big
as flaxseed in the craw of a wild
goose, which was killed at Pitt Lake,
28 miles from Westminster. Prospec
tors are hunting for the placers.
An accounting made, on the 2Sth. to
the probate court, at Chicago, shows
that the Pullman estate is now valued
at $13,000,000. as against $9,000,000 at
the time it was turned over to the
executors. The tremendous increase
is largely due, it is said, to the in
crease in the value of stocks, bonds
and similar property.
Serious charges have been made
against Supt. C. S. McKeown. of the
county insane asylum, at La Crosse,
Wis., by three former employes of
the institution. It is charged that Me
i Kown has ?bused patients, struck
. them and fed them on unwholesome
I Two German tourists.Herren Laincr
and Kindlinjer, ascended Mount
Schwartzenbersen without cuides, ac
; cording to a dispatch to the London
Daily Express from Vienna, aim, fall
ing into an abyss, were killed.
A movement has teen started Ky the
local W. C. T. U. to impanel a special
grand jury to investigate the conduct
of the city and county officials in per
mitting the sale of liquors in Wichita,
Col. Wilcox has cabled the govern
ment that the Ashanti rebellion has
ended, all or the rebel chiefs having
Two persons were killed and 11 seri
ously wounded at Yivar, Province of
Grenada, Spain, during an election
In view of the prolongation of the
lloer war. the London Daily Telegraph
has again dispatched Mr. Hcnnett liur
lcigh, its fai'icus war correspondent,
to South Africa.
The Society of Rcrlin Crain and
Produce D;-:ilers has cabled io Amer
ican exporters cautioning them to see
that their g Is correspond with the
The P.ritish ost at Helvetia was
captured, on the 2!th. by the Doers.
About fifty were killed ami wounded
and 200 taken prisoners.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
The provincial government of BrlK
ish Columbia, on the 2d, proclaimed
regulations for carryiugout the immi
gration act which was passed at the
last session, prescribing the educa
tional test. A big fight will be made
by the companies engaged in bringing
in Japanese and Chinese, as the act
is an effective bar to their entry.
A meeting of the foreign ministers
in Pekin will be held as soon as Sir
Ernest Mason Satow, the liritish min
ister, who is suffering from chills and
fever, shall have recovered sufficiently
to be present, and when a date and
place for meeting the Chinese commis
sioners shall have been agreed upon.
The comet recently discovered by
Giovanni Ciacopini, at Nice. France,
in the constellation of Thetis has been
observed at Lick Observatory, Cal.,
by Mr. A it ken. It is a faint object of
the eleventh magnitude, and, there
fore, requires a telescope of consider
able size to see it.
At Albany. X. Y., on the 1st, Benja
min 1$. Odell, Jr., was inaugurated
governor of the state. Gov. Koosevelt,
the retiring governor, shared with
Gov. Odell, to a great extent, the dem
onstration of welcome in the assem
West-bound passenger train No. 3
on the Norfolk & Western railroad, en
route to Columbus, ()., ran into a rock
that had fallen across the track, near
Wayne, W. Va., on the 2d, derailing
the train. A half dozen persons were
Advices from northern Mexico state
that crops all over that republic are
heavy this year, owing to a prolonged
season of damp weather. Reports
that there is financial depression in
certain sections of Mexico are denied.
A. W. Millsspaugh, the oldest rail
way man in the United States in point
of active service, died at his home in
Kansas City, Mo., on the 1st. aged ti
years. Millspaugh was horn in Alni-
dletowii, N. Y., in J si::.
All the populist- meniltcrs of the
Colorado state senate, eight in num
ber, entered the caucus of the demo
cratic members, on the 1st. and an
nounced their intention to join the
Argentina Minister of Agriculture
Dr. Martin f larcia Mcroti in his annual
report, estimates that there will be 1,-
7i tons of wheat available for export
this season. He says, also, that the
com crop is good.
CURRENT NEWS ftOTES.
Alfred C. Harmsworth, editor and
proprietor of the London Daily Mail,
says the American metropolitan pa
pers are afflicted with the "size dis
ease." Henry C. Pavne, a school teacher.
was found dead, partially decapitated,
on the railroad track at WeDster
llerber'. Waller was arrested at his
home in St. Louis, on a charge that
he had commit ted burglary in Xet tie
A wild street, car at Peoria, lib.
overturned a high electric light tower
which toppled on a church, partially
Capt. Hank Haff has been selected
as sailing master of the Boston boat
be built to defend the America
A will of the late William Wadding-
ham of East St. Louis, 111., is reported
found, making the widow sole heir
The prosecuting attorneys of Mis
souri, in session at St. Louis, adopted
resolutions urging the enactment of
a law to make kidnaping a capital
A bunch of cattle stampeded at Ar-
mourdale, Kas., and terrified the citi
zens. One steer got into a grocery
shop and wrecked it.
In a runaway accident at flint.
Mich., Dr. H. W. Howland was killed
and G. II. Quigley, a prominent busi
ness man, fatally injured.
The nine-year-old son of Louis
Tonhose, of Judd, la., has been miss
ing since Tuesday last, and the father
is of opinion that it is the work of
The fee system is to be abolished
among clerks, baliffs and other offi
cers of the Cuban courts on February
1. They will be pv.t on a salary basts.
Honolulu is preparing for a temper
ance crusade, to be conducted by rep
presentatives of the W. C. T. U., who
are expected to arrive from the Unit
ed States in a short time.
F. W. Itauchenstein, editor and pub
lisher of the St. Louis County (Mo.)
Watchman, died Thursday night, at
his home in Clayton of pneumonia.
He had been sick a week.
Charlss H. Beach, formerly of Lo
gansport, Ind., and now of Chicago,
is in jail at Logansport, charged with
trying to kidnap his son, over whom
the boy's mother has control.
CAPE G-IEAJRDEATJ, MO.
Capital, - $50,000.00
Surplus, - S 15,000.00
! M? 'lOiiSMSi
BOBT. STTJBDIVANT, President-
LOUIS F. KXiOS TERM ANN, Vice-President.
LEON J. ALBERT, Cashier.
L J. ALBERT, JR, Assistant Cashier.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
CAPL GIRARDEAU, MO.
DAVID A. GLENN, resident W. B WILSON'. Vice.PresidD
L. S. JOSEPH, Cashier.
DAVID A. GLENN.
H. F PEIRONNET,
WM. H. COERVER,
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS.
EDWARD S. LILLY,
Blount's True Blue Plows,
ROCK ISLAND FLOWS,
PONY PLOWS AND DOUBLE SH0YEL8.
The Prescott House.
Always open to the Public with the best accommodations foi
The Prescott House Bar is up-to-date in every respect, and
I announce to the citizens of Cape Girardeau and
Vicinity that I am sole agent for the
Celebrated I. W. Harper Whisky.
HENRY HUHN. Proprietor.
Cape Brewery and Ice Company,
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
BREWERS OF STANDARD LAGER BEER.
WM. KEGEXHAKDT, Pres.
J. F. KLOSTERMAXX, Vice-Prea.
E. H. KXGELMANN, Sec'y.
CHRIS HIRSCH, Treas.
ADOLPH RUEDIGER, Manager.
IRON MOUNTAIN ROUTE
St. Louis, Cairo and Ji points north and east. Connection is made at 81
Louis and Cairo with through Express trains for Chicago. Cincinnati,
Louisville, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Detroit. Buffalo, Xew York,
Philadelphia, Bo&ion, Washington and all printipal eastern
cities. Pullman Buffet Sl.eping Cars to all points.
Only One Change of Cars to San Francisco.
Solid trains to Gatteaton, Houston,
all Texas points. Only route to Hot Springs, Arkansas.
H. C Twwnsead. General Pasaeturer and Tick Agent, 6L Louis.
W. R WIL5-OS,
B. F. DAVIS,
J. A. MATTESON.
E. II. EXGELMAXX.
L. F. KLOSTERMAXX.
Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio m-T4
JOHN L. MILLER.
DEALER IN FINE BRANDS OF
ryFlnest saloon in the city. Special attaw.
tlon tot ho jug trade. Fresh Cape Beer always
kept on tap.
R. F. WICHTERICH,
Physician and Surgeon,
Office in Coerrer's Drnp Store,
Phone: Ofllce No. t Residence No. L
jyCalls by night or day promptly attended t
BIG BARGAINS AT
II. A. LEHER'S
Stoves and Tinware.
Largest and Cheapest House in South
Roofing and Guttering
Broadway, CAPE GIRARDE ATJ.Mo.
SUMMERS & HERBST,
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
Fine Wines, Whiskies and Cigars.
fW-The Celebrated Capo Beer always fresh oa
ROBERT G. RANNEY,
Justice ol the Peace
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
yOFFICE OVER POST OFFICE.
When You Come
to the Cape Stop at
Best European Hotel
and Restaurant in the
All kinds of Game Fish and th.
earliest game market in the city.
OYSTERS IN SEASON A SPECIALTY.
The best meal in the city served to order.
M. A. SCOTT. Proprietor.
' ON YOUR TEETH IS WORSE
Unless the work is
r JJKCESHARY to
your hmlth and k tp
Pluu. and whan nl
af rapalr mv wrll worth the Im o ' m
Marshall E. Shelton, D. D.S
81XRDIVANT BANK BCILDINO,
Is permanently located in Cane (lirar.
dean. His skill is undisputed and his
office is the best equipped in southeast
JOHN McGINNIS. Proprietor.
Dealer In fine
LIQUORS, WINES AND CIGARS.
C. LINDEMANN & SON,
tr ALL KINDS.
White and yellow pine, poplar, cy
press, oak, puna, walnut, ash and cher
ry. Also flooring and ceiling all
grades. Finishing lumber, laths,
hingles, mouldings, window and door
casings. Window and door frames, all
sizes, made to order on short notice.
Delivered anywhere inside of city lim
its. Spanish Street, CAPE GI2ARDEAD, 10.
M. E. LtMING,
Manufacturer of and Dealer in Rough
CYPRESS, OAK AND GUM
Cijpiess Lath and Shingles.
Mill and yard ooutn ( railroad shop. CAP