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CM mU P'suji H the W (l ) l! ttew. !" ! tfte pr.p' !! Iie !!irn, tut Mw i:: r X"? lil II su:scri?tic? fro?, ma a yeir n acvr.-tE Vol. XIII Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Friday, April 21. 1911, No. 23 Probably Stop Here An opportunity has been offer ed the city to have the U. S. Monitor Amphitrite to stop here twenty-four hours on its way to St. Louis next month. Citizens of St. Louis who are raising $5,000.00 to keep the monitor in that city for one year, w ant the citizens of this city to contribute $300. If the boat stops here ex cursions will be run on all roads. KENNETT FARMER KILLS BRIDE OF 4 MONTHS Last Monday night, J. W. Stewart, a farmer living four miles north of Kennett, beat his bride of four months to death, then whetted a butcher knife and severed her head almost from the body after which he drove the weapon to the hilt in his own breast. The scene oc curred in the presence of their children. Stewart .became enraged when his wife mortgaged a team of horses to obtain release of her .-top-son from jail, who was held on a charge of forgery. Previous the tragedy Stewart had just returned home from a hunting trip and was entering Che yard when she informed, him of her action. Giving vent to his feelings he beat her un scious. i After the father had severed ,, . .. . . . ., . Damage Suit Filed the throat of his wife he repair- ed to the house to kill himself, j Lane & Alexander filed suit in A 17 year old daughter was aithe Common Pleas Court last witness to the killing of Mrs. Wednesday morning for $10,000 Steward and was holding heridamaes against the Cape Girar- mother's head in her arms when! deau Water and Electric Light the father smeared with the company in tne ceatn 01 fliarun knife. She fled to the home of her sister, when the enraged father threatened to kill her. Not until the neighors arrived could the young sons be induced to come out of the house. They heard the groans of the father but were too frightened to go in his room. A Big Carnival Cape Girardeau people will soon have the opportunity to greet one of the best carnival companies that ever visited tlm city. The company carries every thing in the amusement line and will show in this city at the fair grounds, May 1st to Gth. The show carries fourteen big fit tractions and an Italian band. Vogelsang who was electrocuted several months ago while work ing on a telephone pole. The at tornys are instituting the suit for the father of the deceased. The case will come up at the May term. Engagement Announced The engagement of Miss Ada M. Norwine to Wm. Pinkney Caruthers of this city was an nounced at an Easter luncheon last Sunday. The secret was re vealed by "letting a cat out of a bag." Suing the Frisco Wm. Pendergrass has brought suit through his attorneys Lane & Alexander for $25,000 dam ages against the Frisco. Pender grass fell into a 12-foot pit at Crystal City last November while employed as pump engin eer at that place. He was in jured about the spine. SftEJ3E3Br OPENING OF E3 203 BROADWAY C t We wish to inform the public that we have filled up this place, sparing no expense in making it the most suitable and best possible studio for making all kinds and sizes of pictures. Wo are better prepared for group pictures than any other gallery south of St. Louis. Our large photographs are the talk of the city. We also take great pains with our smalLpictures. We invite you to call and see our work. It is a pleasure for us to show you. Come and see the newest and mostcorrect styles in real photography. CITY COUNCIL MET; JOE WILSON RESIGNS The new city council met lart Tuesday night and transacted considerable business; all mem bers being present except Joe Wilson, whose resignation was read by the city clerk, action on which was deferred until the next regular meeting. An or- Dishman-Rogers On last Monday evening Miss Pearl Rogers of this city, and Edgar S. Dishnian of Millerville, Ark., were united in the holy bonds of matrimony at the home of the bride's father, Mr. G. V. Rogers. 303 South Pacific street, Dr. J. S. Maple officiating. I The bride is the eldest daugh ter of Mr. Rocors and is a con- dinance regulating the office of jgcU.ntiolls am in(ustrious work- street commissioner was passed. The printing of all city busi ness including the council pro ceedings can in the future be published in a weekly paper and may have ten days in which to or .in the First Baptist church of this city. 4 ' The groom hails from Miller ville, Arkansas, where he is en gaged in the lumber business. jlle arrived in this city last Sun- print same after receiving copy. i(ay a pouuon lor gravel on inem-j The bH(e wag drcssod in is street was presented by prop-; beautiful gown aft(1 carrie( tiiy owners aim uieir request was granted. Petitions from citizens living on other streets desiring improve ments were presented and re ferred to the Street and W'harf Committee. Several other petitions were presented and referred to the various committees under which they belonged. The citizens of the north end petitioned the council to abolish the pest house located in "that section. It was referred to the grievance committee. The petition of J. W. Searcy, who would like to be a police man on Broadway, was read and tabled. Councilman Coerver stated the business men on Broadway did not want another policeman and that they only signed it to help him out. A resolution was passed that all ordinances must come from or j be endorsed by the judiciary j committee, and that no ordin-, ance can be passed on the even- ing of its introduction without Next Tuesday a special school unanimous consent. election will be held in this city The office of city engineer was j for the purpose of voting on a declared vacant by the Mayor. ' proposition to issue $20,000 in Engineer McRea received one j bonds for the erection of a new vote while C. E. Stivers received ' school building in Donnybrook. five. I Owing to the crowded con- Mayor Kage announced that j dition of the schools and the long the fire board would hereafter distance children who live in Much Loss The rain storm and cyclone did much damage near New Wells last week. It was reported that the fl,d there Thursday of last w eek car ried over a hundred miles of fence away, besides several bridges. The loss of stock and poultry b reported very heavy. One farmer reports the loss of a fine mare and six head of sheep. The sted bridge cn the .coun ty road north of New Well s was also washed c.;r. a a boquet of caranations. She was attended by her sister, Miss Nina, while the groom was at tended by W. W. Williams. The wedding march was played by the bride's sister, Miss Mabel. After the ceremony was per formed the bride tossed her boquet into the air, it was caught by Miss Alma Schrader. The home was decorated in white and purple violets, while the arbor under which the cere mony was said wa3 decorated with cedar, caranations and holly. The young couple left for their Arkansas home Monday after noon. Quite a number of the bride's friends showered them with rice and attached all the old shoes, locks and horse shoes that was possible to tie on to their baggage. SCHOOL ELECTION NEXT TUESDAY Died Christ Koenemann died in this city Thursday morning. Mr. Koenemann wa a native of Ger many but has been a resident of this country since 1871. He was a cooper by occupation and was a highly esteemed citizen. He is survived by his wife and two sons, William and Herman. OPENING SERMONS PREACHED TUESDAY Last Tuesday night the first meeting of the Potosi presbytery was held at the Presbyterian chuich of this city. Ministers from all parts of the .slate arrived here Monday and Tuesday and more are expected. The opening sermon w a s preached Tuesdav night bv Dr. M. II. Kerr of Poui. Other ministers who are at tending the presbjtery are: Rev. Geo. W. Harlan, Farmington; Rev. C. W. Latham and W. C. Stokes, Kennett; Rev. W. W. L D. B. Ki'.lough. Perryville; Rev. C. Ilickok. Farmington: Rev. J Harley, Maiden; Rev. J. Squires, New Madrid: Rev. J. B. Worthan, Seventy-six; Rev. Thos. D. Latmer, Charleston: Rev. M. H. Kerr, Potosi; W. J. Webb, Parma; C. H. Caldwell, The funeral services were held btG- Genevieve; l. A. rioods, from the German Evanfrplir.nl ' Fruitland; Rev. E. C. Gordon, church Wednesday afternoon D- D" secretary and treasurer of . . ' ct hi: f ' c i conducted by the Rev. Fr. Bern berg. the Home Missions of the Synod, of Lexington. About 00 commissioners of the presbytery will also attend. School Contest At Randol school house on Cape rural route No. 0. last Sat- Married urday afternoon, several schools Judge F. A. Kage performed united to contest and select their i two wedding ceremonies last best representatives for the' Sunday. The contracting parties county meet at Jackson. ; were: Alvin Redman and Mips Jungle boys base ball team de- i Ethel Crump, of this city. E. L. fea ted Clover Hill. Ross of Commerce and Mi33 Randol won the basket ball' Ethel Dodson of this city. game from Clover Hill by a score of 12-11. Four Out of F. John Vangtlder won in the The Normal baseball boys re declamatory contest, Mary Juden, turned home early Sunday morn of Kochor school, coming second, j ing from their tour through ; North Missouri. The boys sue- Steve Hunter of Sikeston was 'ceeded in bagging three cut of here Monday. j five games. be composed of A. J. Flentge, Moeder and Morrison. Fred Brunke was appointed street commissioner and will re ceive a salary of $G0 per month. Leon Jones was selected as the first assistant fire chief and Charles Hahn as second. Sexton Brunke reported that more burial ground was neces sary as all the lots are now taken up in the city cemetery. Mayor Kage suggested the purchase of another horse for the fire department in case of emergency. This will be taken up at Xhe next meeting; Two feed bills for the city teams were allowed. The council adjourned until 7:30 p. m. the first Monday in May. Yours respectfully, Vincend Dmi A Pretty Wedding An all day wedding occured at the home of Henry Kistner, who lives in the Egypt Mills neigh borhood. The contracting par ties were his' stepson, W m . Raekopf to Miss Emma Long, daughter of Cha3. Long. The ceremony was Rev. Geo. Meyer, of Egypt Mills Lutheran church. The guest arrived shortly after dinner and the wedding feast was served at five o'clock. After that they danced all night. The young couple wiil make their future home at McCleary farm. that section have to come, it is an absolute necessity that a new building be erected. At the last election, April 4, the proposition came within a few votes of carrying. The judges appointed to serve at the special election are: First ward M. D. Wilson, Joel T. Nunn, Sr., A. J. Flentge. Second ward Chas. Borchers, J. M. Wilson, Alfonzo Dittlin ger. Third ward E. A. Caton, Denver Bollinger John Meystedt. Fourth ward W. IL Bohn sack, Jr.. John Powers, Jr.o. L. Miller. rr ill HI V7 N Cape Woman Honored Washington, April 18 At a meeting of the Missouri delega tion to the annual congress of the D. A. R. held this morning at Continental Hall, for Mrs. Mathew T. Scott was endorsed for re-election as president gen eral, Mrs. Robert B. Oliver of Cape Girardeau was elected state regent, and Mrs. Benjamin F. Gray, of St. Louis was nominat ed for vice-president. Dr. Hav 3 of Jackson rvjturr.-j-; home from St.-Luui Wednesday w here he acccmj r.f.ied Miv. Wrr. Ranney, c-f Gordonvi'iH t a hospital. Typewriting Contest The pupils of the Moothart business, college will give a type writing contest April 22, for the purpose of raising funds for the orchestra and piano fund. A small admisson will be charged and a musical program w ill be rendered by th Moot hart orchestra. The Houek road h:spurchased thive lots lying on Ir.deper.'ji-nee atreot in the weal end, for 37.it-.hirg purposes. ill f r' i in Controls the Real Estate Bargains in Ccpe Girardeau Good Rental Property, Choice Build ing Lots and Cape Girardeau Farm Lands for sale or trade. Here are a few bargains: Three new cottages, renting for $03.00 per month: price. .$3,100. Six room cottage, renting for $12. 50 per monti. Price . . .$12.) Five room eottage renting for 110.00 per month; price . . . .1000 Five acre truck and ou!try farm, 2 1-2 miles from city, six room house; price fi00 21 acre truck farm, house, barn, erchard and berries only half from city; all dirt and no rocks. Price $1600. Have many more to offer. Also will trade for property anywhere in Cape Gi rardeau County. If you have anything to trade or sell, write me. BEN VI N YARD, Room lo llouck Building. Cape Girardeau, Missouri. TLLEPHONE -.).