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" v-.w 1 - w w vy L,i M S f 7 tK?' ! Cnpitd, $500,000.00 All Paid We Fay 4 Per Cent on Time 4 Fer Cent on Modest Come and see us Ce convinced .patronage. V.f OSOfiOOOllOOOPaOQODOOOOOOOOQOODOCliOOOOOOOOOOODOOOO Ccpc Ccunly Herald (Formerly the Jackson Herald) Published every Friday by the HERALD irnUSHIMG COMPASr. Subscription price: Sl.00 per year An advance. Filtered as second class matter at the post office at Cape Girardeau, Mo aB4er the act of March 3, 1879. The Daily Republican is get ting generous. That paper is now ottering the new city administra tion space to defend themselves against the rantings they have fceen. publishing in their editor ial column condemning the work of the city council. Space in that "rag" before the last April election was not available to the members of the council for love or money. Now since news tim bar is getting scarce they desire to give the council a chance to answer their ranting through their columns. It would seem ridiculous to a sane person to think that any members of the council would take into consider ation anything that they have to say concerning city affairs. W'e will venture to say that the Republican's editorials con cerning city affairs are just as pleasing to the members of the city council as they are to the Colonel when he saes them in print. That's saying a lot. There is a general sentiment in the State favoring the sale of capitol bonds to Missourians and the Legislature will be asked to exempt from taxation any of the bonds that may be held by a tax payer in the State. The bonds must be sold to the highest and best bidder, or bidders, however, and outside capitalists will be eager to get them. They will soon be advertised by the fund commissioners. n ) C o o f ) i ) ( i ) o c ( ) ( ) ( ) I) o ( J ( J i ) 1 3 ( ) I i ) i ) ( Phone 534 e'"i ff"v l w w .3 t J V-- -w W sjljy A v f'' f ' li ti J u Gil Savings Interest on all Dsposits We will then have your 3" 2: ORDINANCE NO. 9.'). Aa Ordiaaaca t Ixpra ladepcaaeae Street treat West En Boulevard Went to the City Limits. Be it Ordaiaea by the Caaac3 at Ike City ei Cave Girariea as iollews: Sectiea 1. That tlra council hereto fore to-wit on the tith day of Febru ary, 1911, by its resolution duly adopt ed declared it necessary to Improve Independence fitreet from WeRt, End Uoulevard wet to the city limits by ur'Art i n ir anrl irmrplinanr niun i-t.iml. iiik, and building curbs and nutters thereon where none have been built, and which resolution whs duly pub lished in the Daily Republican, a newspaper published In the city of Cape Giraroeau for seven consecutive insertions, stating that said work would be done according to tbe plans and specifications then adopted and on tile in the ortiiee of the city clerk. Sectioa 2. That the council now Dads that a majority of the resident owners of the lands that would be liable lav the cost of the improvement at the date of the passive of the aesolution and who own a majority of the front feet owned by residents of the city, abutting on the part of said street proposed to be improved have not at any time after the pub lication of said rosnhiH time, tilt d with the city clerk their protest atiainst such improvement. Sectioa 3. That the council there fore h:is jnrixliction : t said matter and it. is ordered that said work he co:.e in accordance wiih the plans and specifications and under the pro visions or Ordinance No. srx, and the i (runril to determin wnen t tie bids me received, whether to gravel or macadamize said street, and that the clerk advertise for bids for said work in accordance with the plans and the provisioi s ot said ordinance. Passed this 7th day of Autut, 1!11. F. A. K AGE, Presiding Officer of the Council. Approved Hi is Till (lav of August, F. A. KAGE. (Seal) iMayor. Attest: CHRIS F. BETTEN, City Clerk. The Herald is eqipped to do fine job work at reasonable prices. Ordinance No. 964. An Ordinance providing for the election of a City Attorney, and the appointment of a City Counselor, and prescribing their duties, qualifications and com pensation. Be It Ordained by the Council of the City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, as follows: Section 1. Election of City At torney; Tenure of Office. At the general city election to O o o o a Q a o a u o o o i) o o C) o o () (I u C) o u u o ( ) ( Vill Brxni It ' -w w K t Sa "t be hold on the fir?t Tuesday in April in the year 1913. and every two years thereafter, the quali fied voters of the City of Cape Oirardeau shall elect pome suit able person to the office of the city attorney, who shall hold his ofiice for a term of two years and until his successor is elected. commissioned and qualified. Section 2. Qualifications cfCity Attorney and Counselor. No'person shall be eligible to the ofiice of City Attorney or City (oun.se lor who is not a qualified voter of the city, or who is not learned in the law and a licensed and practising attorney at the time of his elec tion or appointment or who shall at the time of his election or ap pointment be in arrears for any city taxes, or guilty of any for feiture or defalcation in office. Section 3. Oath of OIHce. Before entering upon the dut ies of their respective ofiices the City Attorney and City Coun selor shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation before some court of record in the county, or justice of peace of the county, or the city clerk, that they pos sess all the qualifications pre scribed for their offices by law; that they will support the con stitution of the United States and of the State of Missouri, the provisions of all the ordinances of the City of Cape Girardeau, and faithfully demean them selves in their respective offices, which official oatks shall be filed with the City Clerk. Section 4. Duties of the City Attorney. He shall prepare or see that all complaints filed before the Police Judge, are in proper and sufficient form, and shall pros ecute all complaints lodged be fore the Police Jndge, when in his opinion the same are justi fied, and to that end he shall at tend the Police Court when noti fied that his presence is needed, and attend , to any complaints, suit3 or proceedings that may be brought D.y the City before the Police Judge, or in which the City mav be a party, and when ever the office of City Counselor shall be vacant, shall perform the duties of that office. Section 5. In Case of Sickness or Absence, Duties to be Per formed by Whom. In case of sickness, absence from the city or other temporary disabilty of the of the City At torney to perform the duties of his office, the same shall be per formed by the City Councelor, but if that office should be va cant, the City Attorney may with the consent of the Mayor and at his own expense, appoint some competent attorney pos sessing all the qualifications of the City Attorney, to act in his stead during such sickness, ab sence from the city or disability, which appointment shall be in writing, approved by the Mayor and filed with the City Clerk, and the appointee shall take and subscribe the oath required of the City Attorney and file same with the City Clerk, and if the City Attorney fail to make such appointment and the duties of his office be neglected, the May or and Council, or the Council, may remove him from office, as is provided for removal of offi cers. Section 6. Vacancy, How Filled. If a vacancy occur in the office of City Attorney from any cause, the Mayor, or the person exer cising the duties of the office of Mayor, shall cause a special election to be held to fill such vacancy, giving twenty days no tice thereof by proclamation published in some newspaper published in the city; provided, however, when any such vacancy occurs within six months of a general city election, no election shall be called to fill such vacancy, but the same shall be filled by the Mayor, or the person exercising the office of Mayor, by appointment, and such aopointee, having qualified in manner as is required for such elective officer, shall hold hie office until the next general municipal election held after his said appointment and until his successor is elected and quali fied. Section 7. Compensation ot City Attorney. As full compensation for his services the City Attorney shall be allowed a salary of two hun dred dollars per anu.n, payable quarterly; and ten per cent upon all forfeitrrjs of 4onds of the amount collected; and when he shall bring suit for any delin quent taxes, ten per cent upon any sum collected and paid into I the City treasury; for every con- viciion in me rouce uourt. three dollars, to be taxed as cost in the case; and if service3 are rendered in any other court, euch compensation as the Mayor and Council shall deem reason able. Sectioa 8. City Cousrlor; Ap pointment of; Tenure of Ol.ice. The Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, may appoint a City Counselor, when deemed necessary, who shall hold his office for a term of two years, unless appointed for a less time, and until his successor shall be appointed, commissioned a n d qualifiied, unless sooner re moved. Section 9. Duties of City Counse lor. He shall represent the City in all cases in the cryninal and cir cuit courts, the courts of appeal and the supreme court: r.hall draft all ordinances p.nd con tracts and all leal forms of every kind, arid give legal ad vice to the Council and other officers of the City, and in writ ing when the Council shall re quire it, shall investigate all claims against the City, and see that the bonds of all City officer are in legal form and properly executed; he shall bring all suits for the collection of delinquent taxes and for any other tax, license or revenue due the city, or for the forfeiture of any bond. Section 10. Duties in Proceed ings for the Condemnation of Pri vate Property For Public Use. In all proceedings for the con demnation of private property for public use. it shall be the duty of the City Counselor to exercise a supervision over the name, prepare all legal papers connected therewith, and repre sent the City throughout such proceedings. Section 11. Special Counsel to be Appointed When. If the City Attorney shall be interested in or a party to any suit or proceedings in which the City is a party, or shall have been employed as counsel in any case against the City, in which it shall be his duty to prosecute or defend, the City Counselor shall then perform such duty of the City Attorney, and if like conditions arise in reference to the City Counselor, or in case of sickness, absence from the City or other temporary inability to discharge the duties of his i office, then he shall inform the I Mayor thereof, and the Mayor (and Council shall appoint some competent attorney, at the ex j pense of the City Counselor, to ; represent the City in such suit jor proceedings. Section 12. Additional Counsel May Be Employed, When. , Upon the recommendation of ;the City Counselor, or whenever I in the judgement of the Coun cil, expressed by resolution, it 'may be necessary, additionel counsel may be employed to assist the City Counselor in the ; prosecution of defens? of any j suit in law or equity brought by or against the City; and the , cousel so employed shall be en- titled to receive a reasonable fee j for his or their service; provid ed, that nothing in this section shall be so construed as to authorize the employment of additional counsel in prosecu tions begun before the police judge. Section 13. Compensation of City Counselor. As full compensation for his services the City Counselor shall be allowed a salary of such sum as may be fixed by resolution or motion at the time of his ap pointment, which sum shall not be increased or decreased during the period of such appointment; provided, however, that he shall be reimbursed for all necessary expense incurred by him in at tending to the City's business. Section 14. Penalty for neglect of Duty. If the City Attorney or the City Counselor, or any appointee provided for herein, shall wil fully neglect, fail or refuse to discharge any duty devolving upon him by virtue of the pro visions of this ordinance, he shall be deemed guilty of a mis demeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than five nor more than one hun dred dollars. Section 15. Conflicting Ordi nances Repealed. All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinances are hereby repealed. Section 16. To take Effect When. This ordinance shall be in force and take effect from and after its passage and approval. Passed this 17th Day of July, 1911. F. A. Kage, Presiding Officer of tie Council. Seal Approved this 7th Day of August. F. A. Kage, Mayor. , Attest; Chris. F. Betten. City Clerk. Notice to Coftsfrnct Sidewalk. To Emma Fougue. In accordance with a resolu tion adopted by the City Council on Aug. 7, 1911, and the provis ions of Ordinance No, 957, ap proved July 5. 1911, you are hereby notified and ordered to construct a granitoid sidewalk ;r. front of the north east part ot lot No. 18, Range G. being 40 ft. by 180, and fronting 40 ft. on the west side of Spanish St., 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 pro visions of 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 newspaper doing the city print ing; and that, failing in this, said work will be done by the city at your expense. Chris. F. Betten. City Clerk. Notice to Construct Sidewalk. 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 street, 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, 1911, that being the date of the last of two consecutive inser tions of this notice in the Cape County Herald, the newspaper doing the city printing; and that, failing in this, the work will be done by the city at your expense. Chris F. Betten, City Clerk. Notice to Construct Sidewalk. To Wm. Reiker: In accordance with a resolu tion adopted by the City council on August 7, 19x1. 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 the middle part, 37J feet by 180 feet, of lot No. (52, Range G, fronting on Ellis street between Good Hope and William 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 Ordinance No. 957, and to be completed within 20 days from and after August 18, 1911. that being the date of the latt of two consecutive insertions of this notice in the Cape County Herald, the newspaper doing the city printing; and that, failing in this, the work will be done by the city at j'our expense. Chris. F. Betten, City Clerk. Notice to Construct Sidewalk. To Charles Reiker: In accordance with 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. 62. Range G. commencing 112 feet north from the Southeast cor ner of said lot, fronting 37J 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 news paper doing the city printing; and that, failing in this, the work will be done by the city at your expense. Chris. F. Betten, City Clerk. Proposals Wanted City Work Sealed proposals will be re ceived by the undersigned, for the City of Cape Girardeau. Mis souri, for grading, macadamiz- ing and constructing curbs andl gutters, on Independence street,, from the center of Pacific St. to the center of West End Boule vard, in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor prepared by the City Engineer and filed in the office of the City Clerk, and the provisions of Or dinance No. 958 and No. 970. Bids will be received until 7:30 o'clock P. M., Monday. August 21st, 1911, on the even ing of which day, tt a regular meeting of the City Council said bids will be opened; a certified check for $50.00 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 com prises approximately: 2184 cu bic yards of excavation; (iOO cu bic yards of borrow; 2137.5 cubic yards or crushed rock; Rolling subgradeand macadam, 5 blocks, distance 1804.5 feet; Sewer pipe in place: 240 feet 30", 200 feet 15", 3 15" ells, 230" ells; 3 catch basins; Engineer and superin tendence 3J per cent of total bid. Bidders must exoressly state in their bids that they will ac cept special tax bills issued against the owiers of and the property abutting on said im provements, and that they will not hold the City liable for the 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. WantedCity Work. 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 be 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 em 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. Mondav, 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, 98G.3 cubic yards; curb and gutters, 2589 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, 986.3 cubic yard; Engineering and superinten dence, 3J 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 of all the work, they will accept special tax bills against the owners of and the property abutting on said improvements in payment thereof, either by claim or lein, and that they will 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. 658 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 Clerk. VJll " ' Auk'ust 9, Subscribe for the Herald only one dollar per year.