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- . in. i ! t : U. J 1 4 THE PEOPLE'S PAPER OCR I V, t fm III Oil pwpll pif ll IN tl'iw, wm 9l th pop! III ftt 8m, tut m ill tin pipit it! IN 8imJ Vol. XIII Capo Girardeau, Missouri, Friday, August 4:1911. No. 39 Adjourned Regular Session. Friday, July 21, 1911. The council met pursuant to adjournment. Hon. F. A. Kane, Mayor, presiding, with Council men Coerver, Flentge, Morris on, Moedor, and Wilson present. Absent: Medley and Haas. A resolution, signed by Mr. Medley, was introduced and read, directing the clerk t) pub lish notices requiring Guy Flinn, Maggie Davis, John S. Cobb Administrator and the heirs of Mary Carter estate: Win. II. Bohnsaek, Jr., St. Vincents Col lege and Anna N. Biggs to con struct sidewalks on Lorimier street, between Good Hope and Independence streets, according to the provisions of Ordinance 957, which resolution was adopt ed, op motion of Mr. Coerver. A communication from the District Engineer, addressed to the Mayor notifying him that X 1 1 V L 1 I Lilt t'nn FHcrn railroad was nrensirpd I to commence the mentioned in Cnnditinn No ordinance No. and requesting to be fur nished with plans and specula tions for the "work of paving Water street, was read, and on motion duly carried the Street and Wharf committee was in structed to direct the City En gineer to prepare the necessary plans and specifications. On motion of Mr. Flentge. the Street and Wharf committee was instructed t o contract brick crossing walks across Main and Spanish streets, at the North side of Broadway. The proposition of Hy. Brunke to furnish, deliver and spread the earth to be excavated from the Grissorn lot at south part of the court house square, approx imately 900 yards, at ten cents yard, was accepted by the coun cil, on motion of Mr. Morrison. The City Engineer and-City Counselor, in the matter of the remonstrance filed against the improvement of Themis street, from Lorimier to Sprigg streets, filed July 17th, last, reported the sufficiency of said remonstrance, both as to front feet and as to the majority of resident prop erty owners. On motion of Mr. Coerver, the report was received and ordered filed, and the ' pro r.osed improvement abandoned. Proposed Amended Ordinance entitled, An ordinance provid ing for the levy and the collec tion of a license tax upon motor vehicles, and to regulate the running of the same within the city limits," presented by the Judiciary committee, was taken up and read for the first time. On motion of Mr. Flentge. said ordinance was read for the second time, and the further reading of the ordinance was was postponed till next meeting, Proposed Amended ordinance, entitled: "An ordinace to license tax and regulate sundry busi nesses, employment, agencies, amusements, public halls and grounds and vehicles, etc.," was taken up and partly read, said first reading to be continued at the next meeting. The council, then on motion of Mr. Morrison, adjourned un til next Thursday, July 27th, at 3 p. m. Attest: Chris F. Betten, Citv Clerk. Adiourned Regular Session. Thursday, July 27, 1911. The Council met at the Coun cil chamber, pursuant to ad journment, lion. F. A. Kage, Mayor, presiding with Council men Coerver, Medley, Moeder, Morrison and Wilson present. Absent were: Flentge and Haas. The clerk presented and read a remonstrance protesting against the improvements of Jefferson avenue, from Benton street to Henderson avenue, in accordance with the resolution adopted July 3, 1911, which was on motion of Mr. Coerver, re ferred to the City Engineer and l r" if" " .- tm " 1 -'; .-"1 ! 0 M 1 Hi the City Counselor for their re- of the suit of Guy Flinn for dam port as to its sufficiency. tvge resultant to improvement of The clerk presented and read Lorimier street, and that a war a remonstrance p r o t e s ting ' rant for $10 be issued for filing against the improvement of i fee. Hanover street, from William to The City Counselor, on motion College streets, in accordance ! of Mr. Coerver, was instructed with the resolution adopted j to prepare necessary ordinance July 3, 1911, which was, on mo- for the improvement of Indepen tion of Mr. Coerver, referred to (dence street from Facifice street the City Engineer and the City to West End Boulevard, and from Counselor for their report as to j West End Boulevard to western its sufficiency. ;city limits. Mr. Flentge appeared, and by j Mr. Wilson's motion prevail permission took his seat. ing, the Street and Wharf Corn- Proposed amended ordinance, entitled: "An ordinance to li cense, tax, and regulate sundry business, employments, etc,," was again taken up and its first reading continued and conclud ed. Proposed amended ordinance. entitled: An ordinance nrnvi n lor the levy and collection ot a license tax upon motor vehic-1 , ' . " " " " lc. and to regulate the running : 9 tho ume within the city lim- its, read for the second time on July 21st, was. on motion of Mr. Wilson, read for the third time, its final reading. Mr-. Morrison's motion pre vailing, to pass and adopt the said ordinance, the roll was call ed, the vote on its passage and adoption resulting, as follows: Ayes Coerver, Flentge, Medley, Moeder, Morrison, Wilson, G. Nays None. Absent Haas, 1. Deceased Hempstead, 1. The Mayor accordingly declar ed said ordinance duiy passed, signed the same as to its pass age and approval,' and it was registered as Ordinance No. 9G5 and filed. Proposed amended ordinance, entitled: "An Ordinance provid ing for the taxation and licens ing of Merchants and Manufac turers," presented by the Judic iary Committee was taken up and read tor the first time. On motion of Mr. Morrison, said ordinance was read for the second timr, and on motion of Mr. Flentge, the rule was sus pended and said ordinance read for the third time. Mr. Wilson's motion to pass and adopt said ordinance was carried, the roll was willed and the vote on its final passage and adoption resulted as follows: Ayes Coerver, Flentge, Med ley, Moeder, Morrison. Wilson, G. Absent Haas, 1. Deceased Hempstead, 1. The Mayor accordingly declar ed said ordinance duly passed, signed the same as to its pass age and approval, and it was registered as Ordinance No. 9GG, and filed. Proposed amended ordinance, entitled: "An Ordinance provid ing for the Assessment of Prop erty and the Collection of taxes, the election of the Assessor, 'Etc., the election cf a Collector, Etc., and providing for revenue in general," was presented by j the Judiciary Committee,' taken ; up and read for the first time. On motion of Mr. Morrison, it was read for the second time; and on motion of Mr. Flentge, the rule was suspended, said or dinance read for the third time, its final reading. Mr. Morrison moved to pass and adopt said ordinance, which motion was carried, and the roll called, the vote resulting as fol lows: Ayes Coerver, Flentge, Medley, Moeder, Morrison, and Wilson, 6. Nays none. Absent Haas, 1. Deceased -Hempstead 1. They Mayor accordingly de clared said ordinance duly pass ed, signed the same as to its passage and adoption and ap proval, and it was registered as Ordinance No. 9G7, and filed. The Mayor appointed a special committee to receive the returns of the Special Election to be held on Thursday, August 4. 1911: Coerver, Medley and Morrison. On motion of Mr. Coerver, the City Counselor was instructed to file an appeal to the St. Louis Court of Appeals, in the matter mitte were directed to instruct trie taty rmgineer to prepare a profile for a proposed permanent grade on Broadway, from Paci fic street to West End Boulevard. On motion of Mr. Medley, the Street and Wharf Committee were instructed to repair Freder ick street, from North street , . . 1 he Council then adjourned '" i" ext regular meeting Attest: CHRIS F. BETTEN, Citv Clerk. Sadler-Hurst i Louis Sadler, an employe of the cement plant and Miss Laura I Hurst, were married at the home j of Judge Orren Wilson last Wed I nesday week. The bride i s j eighteen summers of age and pretty, while the groom is twenty three years of age. Telegram Causes Sorrow Instead of an expected tele gram telling of his home-coming, Mrs. B. S. Ferguson, of 5000A Kensington avenue, who i s spending the summer at Arcadia Heights, Mo., yesterday receiv ed a message from Washington. D. C. announcing the death, Tuesday, of her son, Bernard C. Ferguson, who was in the'Soard of Fund Commissioners Government service at Manila, j will prepare the bonds for mar-j "Last Days of Pompeii," have j 01 the poison was traced to can Pneumonia was assigned as the jketing and the permanent Seat ! passed to the entire satisfaction j ncd Pimentos (peppers) which cause. !of Government Commission will of the many thousands of peo.iwaa used in chicken salad. Last week when the family! take immediate steps toward j pie who came far and wide to: failed to hear from him as usual, 'the commencement of the build- see. j No "Hog" Business for Him it was thought he had started I ing. S Owing to the inclement weath-1 Recently at Kennett, where for the United States to attend! " ' er Tuesday the performance was j the Holy Roller are holding ser- the family reunion at Jackson.! Mo. is birthplace, next week. Mrs. Lew G. Todd of 5026 Von Versen avenue, a sister, is now !care of PePle was fullydemon - in Southeast Missouri on the!strated by the PomPeii People way to the scenes of the propos-; Wednesday night. Hours before ed home-coming festivities. Fer-'the show' PeoPle bean to con - guson's father, a traveling sales-1 sreate at the gate so they man. was informed cf the death j miffht avoid the rush and et in Williamsville Mo Ferguson was 41 years old and i had a reputation for daring and executive ability. He formerly 1 was connected with the RepubV lie. Later he entered the Insu - lar Service and was assigned a high position in Culacan pro. vince of the Phillip'ine Islands. Ncws of the death shocked the; family, which was rejoicing over his prospective home-coming. The body will be brought to the United States for burial. Interment probably will be at Jackson. A brother, II. W. Ferguson, is the editor of The Citizen-Democrat of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and another brother. Samuel E. Fer guson, lives at San Diego, Cal. St. Louis Republic. Changed Hands Theodore Bauerle, who has been conducting a feed and grain business in Haarig has sold his store to the firm of Buerkle & Mayer, who will continue to sup ply the demands of Mr. Cauerle's customers and will cater to the public in general. a a Loans made Long time and low rate of interest: RFW V f or turtner Blood Hounds Wednesday night of last week, Henry Meystedt reported that he was held up and robbed, and that he was tired of getting rob bed so often, he sent to Pop lar Bluff and got tw blood hounds to bring the highway men to justice. When the hounds arrived they were placed on the trail after some difficulty, but finally struck out towards the fair grounds, coming back to town they chased down one street and then came back to the crowd that was fol- lowing them, when the holder of the two dogs shouted to look out the dogs were after some one in the crowd. ine ponce have made no ar - rests yet. rri n n . ine service lee tor the dogs ! cost Mr. Meystedt $36.00. A Four to One Vote. With organized opposition in six counties of the Staie, and in none of the large cities, the pro posed $3,500,000 bond issue for the erection of a State Capitol Building at Jefferson City was adopted Tuesday by a four-to-1 one majority in one of the light-; est polls in the history of Mis souri elections. Official returns, showing a vote of 104,797 for and 25,996 against, recorded in Jefferson City early Tuesday night, were the incentive of much rejoicing. The failure of the bond issue election probably would have taken the Capitol from Jefferson City, but now that the propo sition has passed the State , . !. 1 oor management ot taking ;a goou seat. Alter auout one i i. i t-.j .... ii i uiousuuu peopie nuu gamereu - arounu one mue measl' box ou,Le infy ueyan "ejung- niseis: and letting the people in to the ' rounds ll lettln- rats out ot , a traix Two Policeman stood I i'P on a platform and yelled at ! the crowds not to push but no uenuon w as neeaea so ne stood with his hands tolded. Isatur- ally on this occasion a few were intoxicated and the result was that people were crowded almost to suffocation while small chil- dren in the crowd were trampled on. Of all the poor management taking care of large crowds this method certainly takes the cake. Ciils Walk Fifty Miles Two pretty Stoddard county lasses by the names of Iva Cook emboo and Nellie Owens became tired of farm life Tuesday, and and walked to this city, a dis tance of fifty miles, arriving here Wednesday noon. Both girls being under age they were escorted back home by their parents. on farm land. particulars see Shot Wife's Visitor Paul Deguire, a jeweler, was shot last Friday night by Walter II. Day, a traveling salesman, when he was caught at the Day home in -Fredericktown. The two men had been great friends and spent a great deal of time in each others company. Day told his wife the day be fore the shooting that he had business calling him to Kansas City. But instead of going to Kansas City he went St. Louis ana returned the Fame eveni (Going to the home of. a relative. who lived close by, he watched his home 21 hours before his sus picions were confirmed. On the second evening of his ;virgil he noticed company at his j house, and about 10:30 all the i ..... guests took their departure ? cepting Deguire, who still iv-;anu neia an inquest, returning a mained. j verdict that the deceased came Finally the lights were turn- i canae to his death bT causes un ed off, whereupon Day emerged j known. Sullivan bought a bot tom his hiding place. run-jtle of carbolic acid at a drag ning to the front doir he j store ,n Haarig the evening be threw it. onen. u hen his u-if ifore h3 death but no signs were recognized him, screaming at the same time her husband's name. Tho nth or f..l!mi. rv,:t noct him who., ho hnt tha hniu striking him in the face. Mrs. Day was the daughter of a former mayor of that city and had been married five years. Day says he did'nt mean to shoot him but only wanted to shoot over his head to scare him. Day surrendered to the sheriff. Many Visitors Here Two of the four nights of the Pain's wonderful fireworks dis- I play, in the production of theLpone1 ou.tof danger. The cause t postponed, nut on Wednesday auiv ces. a man bv the rime of the incoming trains on the dif- ferent roads were well loaded. jMany people came here from the jiower counties in automobiles, j The c r o w d s that came in . Tuesday remained over until j Wednesday. The special train , on the Frisco from Chaffee Wed- nesday night brought m in the . . -. .i : neighborhood ot a thousand r,eo- pie to attend the performance. The attendance ednesday night was great, while the show ; was far greater. The actors ; were the best ever seen in this city and time and again they were applauded by the big mass 0f humanity for their uneijualed Ws ; The destruction of Pompeii . 'with the electrical and firework.5 effects is undoubtedly the best attraction that ever visited this city. Attendance 4000. Only one more night, tonight, will you have an opportunity to see this wonderful display of fire works and then it may be the last time you will ever have in a life time. Gave Bond J. D. Shiers, accused of boot legging over in Illinois, was brought to this city Tuesday morning by Deputy U. S. Mar shal Whitworth from Butler county. He was taken before U. S. Commissioner Kage, where he gave a bond of $;00 to appear for trial at Cairo on the second Monday in October. 19-22 Ilouck Hid. Found Gead. William Sullivan, a drayman, was found dead .shortly after I o'clock Tuesday tworr.ir.g ty hi.? wife, on a vacant lot near their home on South Pacific street. SuUiva'ii was missing from his home ur.til midnight and at that hour his wife started out to search for him. She had gotten on! to the next corner when she decided she would cut across a lot, as it was the nearest route to Haarig. when she dis covered the form of her husband lying beside the path. Upon in vestigation fhe believed him to be dead and screamed for help whereupon neighbors repaired j to the, scene. The undertaker j was called and the body was i taken to the morgue. Tuesday 1 morn i n g a j u ry was summoned found on his person Owing of having dranl anv. to strange CirCUmStaHCCS SUITOU ig hl3 death the jury was unable to render a satisfactory verdict.' Twenty-seven Women Poisoned ' Twenty-seven members be longing to the Needlecraft club, were poisoned at a dinner given by one of its members last week at West Plains, says the Wett Plains Journal. Every physi cian in that city was called to attend the sick and it was sever al hours before some were re- j Schilling dragged his boy from a tent while he was in a toiling religious ferver. His son gave evidence of having contracted the unknown tongue and was rolling on the ground and utter ing unintelligible words when his father dragged him from the tent. It was then reported that h Sit- iuuiv ins sun i;jui iiiiu vnai- , .1. ... . .. -., U I ! i tised him severely for his con- ; duct. The father denied ! report in print and stated the that j the rcasoR he took charge cf him ; because that since he had became j converted to the belief he was i loosing his mind and they dis- i likesl to see him roll in the dirt j like a hog for the amscmer.t of , spectators. Jury Allowed $700 In the case of wherein Mrs. Nellie Bowman wife of Henry Bowman, suing Ollie Bowman, executor of the estate of Mrs. Bowman, who died at Bain Iridj in 1909, suing for ?::C0 for services rendered in nursing etc., the plaintiff was allowed $700 by the jury as the proper recompense. The trial began Wednesday of last week and ended on the Fri day following. About thirty witnesses were introduced i a the case. James Bains of Chaffee was ia ; the city Wednesday. 1 IFIT7 A 1 Cape Girardisu. f la.