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r-H v. ; f "Kit li. 1 v., -. .4 1 Cc 500,000.00 All FrJd y -y it e Pay 4 Per Cent cn Time 4 Per Cent on x'eJest d H Come and ice hs Be convinced We will tfeea bave your ..rron3ftC zz2 CcurJy Herald , , .L , ... i (Formerly the Jacfcer.D Her&ld) Published ftery Friday by the KE8AID riBMSIHG COSPAM. Subscription I sdvacce. price: $1.0l per year Entersd as second c'bpb matter at tfce jx'S o.Tice .t C'ai e .Gir&rdoau, Mo oedtr the act of March 3. 1ST9. THE NEW CAPITOL. The old Capitol cf Missouri built in 1858, after fine had de stroyed the original c a p i 1 o 1. (which stood on the ground now occupied by the Governor's man sion) was remodeled in 1E37 at a cost of 220,000 two new wings . being: added, with the old struct ure forming the centre, the base of the remodeled building accupying a space COO feet in length and 112 feet in depth, with a terrace roun:, jbark suspended because of un ahoutand stone steps in front j fortanate loans to a mercantile and on the southern end. 7'he establishment. Hon.John normern ena stooa ciose to mejE Swan?er. State Bank Corn- edge of a steep bluff at the base oi wnicn ne tne traens ot tne Missouri racuie Kaiircaa. inis'Qnfj r,rnfior,t TnH- i;QK;i;t5oa bluff is protected from erosion :and assets were ken over bv a and impairment by a retaining1 new Lank organized under "his wall built cf massive stone. j supervision. The new bank has The new building will be set-paid or assumed payment of all away from this bluff about 3C0 ; deposits of the old bank, which or 400 feet, facing east, with aha3 gme out 0f business-with no wide approach on the south to- joss whatever to its depositors ward the new Supreme Court and very litte loss t0 its stock building. Its southern line will . holders. Macon now has three Le near the new court buiMin. j substantial banks, which is now separated fromj No wonder the bankers of the tne capitoi parK cy a djock occu- . pied with brick residences. These will be removed and the block will be graded to conform to the elevation of the new Capi- cm. ine bireew now intervening imited to narrow bounds between the north line of thisj thr0ugh the partisian meanness block and the Capitol r ark andjcf a Democratic Senate. It was along the east side of the block oniv bv the most persuasive poli will be vacated by Jefferson City U-possible that the last legis and deeded to the State, with u .n ire yielded to reason and com- s Z t ' n t o o t; il ) 3 u o t ) i ) ( ) i J C ) ) t ) I ) i ) f ) . C) I ? ( ) i ) Phone 534 S t w w v w w I j ' ! j f e- y ro ! ' Vara! H pi 3( Interest on !I Dsposifs r? rTfTTTrrrrrj rxn m vrrrs st C0l; &rA the Rround v;est of e Federal building will be cleared of the substantial brick houses now on it and added to the park. Thus, the new capitol, the new Supreme court building and the fine Federal building -will be grouped, and the environments of the capitol will be beautiful. Doubtless the old Supreme court building and library will be razed but the armory, a substantial stone structure on the west side of the park, will be retained and made to conform with the archi tectural design of the Capitol. No State in the Union will have Capitol grounds more attractive than the Capitol park of Mis souri, though some may be more spacious. SW ANGER'S WORK AT MACON At Macon a substantial State missioner. took charge of it im jmediately and through his wise State aDDrove the administration of Commissioner Swanger. They advanced money in 1909 and 1910 to keep his department in good shape, it3 revenues having been q Sjj t) () u () C) () () o o u o (J o t) C) C.) J () t) () () o n u o W v W W W 'V o Op Will Brinr! It r 0 j-, ,-. vmA j rv: - n tloancy 't-n-1 'novid lor the fv,p;-ort of the df , nrtrK r. in mi and Tho Democratic i'iiticia.Ti3 in the legislation felt that bank supervision was secondary to political interests, They wanted to cripple the work jof Mr. Swangcr because he is a 1 Republican whose success might all luster avid i .'pularity to the j Hadley State administration. I Before the ashes of the ruined had ccok-a he :re anybody had suggested steps for creating a new Capitol Governor Hadley pent a messaere to the i legislature suggesting 5 bond is- siif under .int rnn'v nf under authority of an erner- cy clause of the constitution. thus pointing out the shortest , 1 ... . . . . . 1 ;anl b?l way to oeal with the problem created by the destruc-; tion of the historic old Capitol.; Hi3 way was adopted by the legislature and has been ap proved by the people, and the walls of the new Capitol will n?e neiore ms term as uovemor I. ' . "I 1 ends. "Hoodlunsrun nine tenths of our elections," says Champ Clark. But it requires a strong ger word than "hoodlum" to de scribe the kind of men that fix up a Congressional district for Mr. Clark with only 154,000 population and give the Seventh district a population of over 215, 000 to overcome the Republican we did last year, if the present voters in the south end of the! condition of the crops counts for district. Champ ought to go 'anything. The crop will be slow on the 'hoodlum" talk.- j from two to three weeks earlier Bolivar Free Press. i than last year. The cotton crop 0 i of Stoddard county brought to It is no longer possible to elect ; farmers in the neighborhood of to a Missouri office a Democrat morelv twanc Hp ia 3 nn.',U,,f U.l x erat He must be something . 7. ' . . inure; ne must ue niior uieoince he seeks. The "life long Demo-' c r at, horse" "Democratic wheel rarty standby , "Democrat born and bred,"! "one-gallus Democrat," with no other recommendation, is no lon ger available for a victorious race. The voters are not pow, satisfied with the brand; they! want men. Post Dispatch. ' to determine for themselves how The Brookfield Gazette voiced the sixteen districts in this a growing sentiment when it ; state shall be formed. It was said: "Notwithstanding Cover-'the purpose of the Missouri nor Hadley's denial of presidenial Democrats in Congress to pre an.bitions there are many Mis- vent a popular vote on cor.gi es souri Re- ublicans, and Demo- jsional districting, under the in crats too, for that matter, who itiative and . referendum law. confidently expect to some day They got into the House bill a attend an inauguration at Wash- ; . ... There are 50,420 acres of land in this state, belonging to the State University, that may be sold and profitably developed. Governor Hadley has lately had it located py John. M. Curran, who believes that much of it can be sold to immigrants and suc cessfully cultivated. O f course Democratic poli ticians are throwing mud at the cross-state highway movement. Mud is all they have to throw. They have lived in mud ankle deep for forty years and kept the people on muddy roads They are veritable stick-in-the- mud politicians. Nebraska Republicans could not be divorced from that larger element in the party who hold to the principles on which the party was founded and approved the policies that have made it the greatest political party on earth. Looks like Lorimer will lose his seat in the Senate-given him by Democrats of the Illinois legislature for reasons best known to themselves. Governor Hadley has lead the way for road building and arouE ed the people. Good roads will be the result. n1KLun loruie purposed seeing, ture thereof." making it nec- the first Missourian who hasjessary that congressional dis - ever held that office sworn in as 1 tricts be formed by state legis - president of these United States. ! latures. The Senate knocked I . . , , , .... . o out that clause and substituted The people (! Canada tre to: vote in September on the ques-i tion of adopting: the Taft's reci procity pact. Having a large sur plus of farm and forest products to sell to the people of this coun try products for which they can not otherwise find a market they are apt to vote with avidity for the reciprocity act that cannot hurt them. Turn where they may certain souri. to conform in width to Democratic politicians Cuul Col th,?. fidewalks already construct-- .i ... ed in said b tk, the work to be Dave Ball across their pathway, jn accor(ance wilh therro- He is m the race for Governor, j visions of Ordinance No. 957. with Pike county back of him; and to be completed within and a story to be told when the '20 days from and after August , , ;;c r LPa(iv fn r,rnvnkp in roritnl Pr.1 Jia'l Vm shampfullv trmtrd in i$cS and has had plenty of time to jearn how it was done The government show that the cotton crop of i Stoddard county last year was in ! A . 1 . 1 1 excess 01 tne growtn 01 any sin- i Vf)-,r ?n tV,M htv nf tv,o county. The actual number of the bales ginned' was 4677 or equivalent to 5010 bales at FXK) pounds to the bale This was 841 bales more than she raised in 1909 and 24 more bales than in her banner year of 1908. And early in September of last year everyone in the county was pre- dieting two-tniras ot a crop This year we will do bettr than $300,090 last vear, and only ' iv tn thi, ct,ni - jjexter .Messenger jq MORE GERRYMANDERS, The United States Senate hav-1 ing amended the House bill pro- j viding for apportionment of Con- j gressmen to the several states j and prescribing the manner in: which congressional districts mav be created it is now nos - sible for the people of Missouri j clause reading by the legisla - 5 . . . " for it a clause providing that such districts may be created under the laws of the state, which means that Missouri may tiative and referendum law. The Republican State Committee will submit to vote at the gen eral election in 1912 a bill crea ting sixteen congressional dis tricts and also thirty-four sena torial districts, all formed ac cording to the letter and spirit of the Congressional Act and the state law. The Democrats hope to sustain the Major Roach Senatorial gerrymander and to gerrymander congres sional districts by an act of the legislature. As they control the State Senate through their last gerrymander they hope to con trol the legislature, but they are booked for a grievious disap pointment. WcCALL rATTFBNS elcbrati-ii tor lylt, perfect fit, limpllrity Ind reliability nearly u j.ir. bold in nearly eery cilyand tonn in II United Sutea and Caua), vr by ciml direct. Morv auld thin any oilier make. Send tut lie cll(f ue. McC ALL'S MAGAZINE fcior lubacritiera than any ether fashion naifasine million m tnunln. Invaluable. IaU CM alyleit patlema, dnratniakinr, nnlhneiy. plain aewlnt.l'Bry netdlewora .haintre.niij. enque'te, Kud atorlea, etc. Only to tcnta year (woiUl double), inclmlinir lire pa.tern. fcubtcritic today, or (end lur uunpi copy. woKDFunjL iNDucEMEnrrs 17 to a pc.i.. po.ti.i bnnga premium cauiogu nd new ca.hprn. oiler. Addrcaa tM DicfijjLt,m i. w w. rt , mw mi j(JiMA fit i vvA MtjJice to Construct i-iewa!k. To Emma Fouruc. In accordance with a resolu tion adopted by the City Council on Aug. 7, 1911. and the provis ions of Ordinance No. tt7, ap proved Julv 5. 1911. you are hereby notified and ordered to construct a granitoid sidewalk in front of the north east part cf lot No. 18, Range G, being 40 ft. by ISO, and fronting 40 ft. on the wost Fide of Spanish St.. in the !fif,. ,f r'n.. Clirr.rAt!U Mi.T C!itv of Caie Girardeau IS. 1911. that being tne aie 01 the last of two consecutive in sertions of this notice in the 1 rt U j.mtij ... newspaper doing the city print- ; inr; aru that, failing in this. Cane Countv Herald, the ; said work will be done oy the , .. ,citv at your expense, statistics! nis,; p r;tu rwir I . A . i;i.LlLil, kllj iv ... Notice to Construct iiccw, .ilk. i !To Jennie Larson: In accordance with a resolu tion adopted by the City council on August 7, 1911, and the pro visions cf Ordinance No. 957, approved July 5. 1911, you are hereby ordered and notified to construct a granitoid sidewalk in front of the Southeast part of. lot No. 18, Range G. being by 35 by 180 feet, and fronting 35 feet on the west side of Spanish ttreet, between William and Good Hope streets, in the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to conform in width to the side walks already constructed in said block, the work to be done in accordance with the provis ions of said Ordinance No. 957, and to be completed within 20 days from and after August 18. 11911, that being the date of the Iata Ui vu tuiwiiiive uibtri- tlOHS OI tniS flOtlCe 111 tlie tape 1 V.unty. iera!.d- the newspaper .aoing me city winung; ano that -failincr in f-Viia tho ivnrLr j .1. 111..., 114V . V. 1 j will be done by the city at your : expense. Chris F. Betten, City Clerk. Notice (o Construct Sidewalk. - p0 m, Reiker: In accordance with a resolu- tion adopted by the City council :n August i, and tne pro- visions ot Urdinance ro. 9o7. approved July 5, 1911, you are hereby notified and ordered to construct a granitoid sidewalk in front of the middle part, 37J feet by 180 feet, of lot No. 02, Range G. fronting on Ellis street between Good Hope and William streets, in the city oi Cape Girardeau. Missouri, to conform in width to the side walks already constructed in 1 ; .:fu .- i ions of Ordinance No. 957, and i to be completed within 20 days !rom and after August 18, 1911. ! being the te .of th.e of two consecutive insertions of thi notice in the Can Countv 111 OvV-UluOlllC Jtll LUC 1JIUVIO- Herald, the newspaper doing the i city printing; and that, failing n thjs, .the work will be done by the c,ty atrl,!I W'!?' City Clerk. Notice to Construct Sidewalk. To Charles Reiker: In accordance w ith a resolu tion adopted by the City council on August 7. 1911, and the pro visions of Ordinance No, 957, approved July 5, 1911, you are hereby notified and ordered to construct a granitoid sidewalk in front of part of lot No. 02. Range G. commencing 112 feet north from the Southeast cor ner of said lot, fronting 37 feet an Ellis street, between Good Hope and William streets, by a depth of 112 feet, in the city of Cape Girardeau, Mis souri, to conform in width to the sidewalks already construct ed in said block, the work to be done in accordance with the provisions of said Ordinance No. 957, and to be completed within 20 days from and after August 18, 1911, that being the date of the last of two consecutive in sertions of this notice in the Cape County Herald, the howr. paper doing the city printing; (and that, tailing in this, the work will be done by the city at your expense. ! Chris; F. Betten, City Clerk. Proposals Vanted- Vi. tif i wwij nauicu VIIV VI DTK , . ' Sealed prOPOSals Will bt P. , 1 . . . ' , . ,c J , ceived by the undersigned, for , the City of Ccpe Girardeau Mis- jr " , l80url for grading, macadamiz- ing and constructing curbs and gutters, on Independence Ftreet, from the center of Pacific St. to the center cf West End Boule vard, in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor prepared by tho City Engineer and filed in the office, of the City Clerk, and the provisions of Or dinance No. 95S and No. 970. Bids will be received until ?:.".() o'clock P. M., Monday, August 21st. 1911, on the even ing of which day. at a regular meeting of the City Council said bids will be opened; a certified eheck for -:?.V). 00 payable to the Mayor of the City of Cape Girar deau, must accompany each bid, to guarantee that in the event the bid is accepted by the Coun cil, a contract and bond will be entered into and executed within ten days after the acceptance of the said bid. The work to be bid for corn prises approximately: 2 IS I cu bic yards of excavation; COO cu bic yards of borrow; 2137.5 cubic yards or crushed rock; Rolling subgradejand macadam, 5 blocks, distance 1804.5 feet; Sewer pipe in place: 210 feet 30", 200 feet 15", 3 15" ells, 230" ells; 3 catch basins; Engineer and superin tendence Z per cent of total bid. Bidders must expressly state in their bids that they will ac cept special tax bills issued against the owners of and the property abutting on said im- Drovements. and that they win cost of said work, or any part thereof; that they will complete the work within the time speci fied in the contract, and that up on completion of the work they will pay the engineer's services or any other cost incident to the fulfilling of the contract. The city reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Chris. F. Betten. City Clerk. Cape Girardeau. Mo., August 9th. 1911. ' Proposal. Wanted-City -ttork. The undersigned, for the City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, will receive sealed proposals for the grading, rolling of subgrade, construction or curbs and gutters and macadamizing or graveling (separate bids for either will Le considered.) on Independence street, from West End Boule vard to the western city limits, in accordance with the plans and specifications ot the City Engi ueer therefor, now on file in the office of the City Clerk, and the provisions of Ordinances No. 958 and No. 971 authorizing said work. Bids will be received up to 7:30 o'clock, p. m. Monday, Au gust 21st. 1911, on the evening of which day, at a regular meet ing of the City Council, said bids will be opened; all bids must be accompanied by a certified check of $50.00, payable to the Mayor of the City of Cape Girardeau, as a guaranty that, in the event" the bid is accepted, a contract and bond will be entered into and executed within ten days after the acceptance of the bid by the City Council. Work to be bid on comprises approximately: Macadamizing, 2858 cubic yards excavation; Rolling subgrade and macadam, 3 blocks; a distance of 1331.5 feet; crushed rock, 9S0.3 cubic yards; curb and gutters. 25S9 lineal feet; Engineering and superintendence. 3J per cent of total bid. Or Graveling: 2858 cubic yards excavation; Rolling subgrade and gravel, 3 blocks, distance 1331.5 feet: Curbs and gutters, 2589 lineal feet: Gravel, 98G.3 cubic yard; Engineering and superinten dence, 3i per cent of total bid. Bidders shall expressly state that the work will be completed within the time specified in the contract, and that upon comple tion cf all the work, thev will accept special tax bills against the owners of and the property abutting on said improvements 11 payment thereof, either by claim or lein. and that thev w ill pay the cost of the Engineer's services on completion of the work. . Bidders are expected to famil iarize themselves with plans and specifications and the ordinances governing and authorizing the same, to-wit: Ordinances No. 058 and 971. The city reserves the right to accept any bid for either macad amizing or graveling, and fur ther reserve the right to reject any or all bids Chris F. Betten, n , . City Cleik. mi " AuKU8t 5' . Miss Irene Williams is visit ing Mis3 Ruth Glenn at the Cape.