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Ctrpe County Herald
(Formerly the Jackpon Herald)
Published cifry Friday by the
sebalo nmismx; rosPAT.!
price: $!.') per year!
Entered as second ti.us matter at
the post office st Cape Girardeau. Mo
under toe act of March 3. 3ST3.
. was changed. The tax on vehi-
When a fair minded person ces were repealed.' This ordi
stops and thinks he will wHl re- rance vas Passed by the old
member how the property own-! council but the paper on the hill
ers had to go down in their iwouId have 5'0U believe just the
pockets and mortgage and sell j reverse
their property under the reign' 0 '
of the old council to pay their! Under the caption of "Is the
taxes. But Ptill the evening j Council Scared" the evening
spasm contends that the labor-! spasm had a lotto say about the
ing class -depends on city work
for a livelihood and oilers for
an illustration a man who never
was employed on any city works
in this citv.
In its effort to mislead the ; iIo,- ... ,
i e - lL r, ! n I m Haarig and other places pay
people of this city the Dai 1m Re- fr.r .
v , ,. 4 .A for Keeping this street clean?
publican continues to fill its TLf. .u. .v. u -ij-i
. , .,. , i that s what the old couucil did
columns with rot and ridiculous f .l 4 - , t, .
. , . , . . w hen they were m rule. This
stories about the c;ty admims- ..u . - .
. .. -r- . i ought to convince the tax pavers
tration. For instance the man!.; ,,(.,. ....l " ..
, , ,t , of this city that the city council
Dernell who left town because f
. , , , ... , is trying to save them from
he couldn't make a living work-' f . ,
.u .-... tu, I every dollar of tax possible.
Jllj, IUI LUC 11U, llitll. CIUI.V
was a dirty little lie perpetrated)
by the editor of that sheet to
prejudice people against the!
city council. The man Dernell ;
was never employed in any work
done by this city but worked
for the Light & Water company
until discharged. He also worked
for the railroad during his stay
in this city.
One of the Daily Republic's
brilliant news items last week
contained the information that
the city council had taxed the
street railway of this city twen
ty dollars for everv car run.
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Interest on all Dsposits
The facts about this ord
, are under the new law each car
i must be taxed or a lump sum for
as many cars as the company
i desires to run. A tax of twenty
j dollars was placed on each car
! or one hundred dollars tax for
as many as they want to run,
i the same tax they have always
bee. n paying. The ordinance
j was only amended and nothing
filth on Broadway. Again the
sheet misrepresents conditions
on Broadway to prejudice the
people. But suppose things
snouia stencn iiKe tne spasm
tried to make it appear would it
Vogelsang Plant Sold
Th eVogelsang plant in S. Cape
was sold this week to theMoline
people of Illinois. The factory
will be overhauled and started
to making hickory spokes at
once. This firm is connected
with the Moline Wagon works.
Residence, 814 Themis St. 3
lot?, 30x163 on Broadway. 1 lot
G0xl63. on Broadway. Terms
1-3 cash, balance on long time.
For Rent Store room at 433
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ORDINANCE No. C7S. j
An Ordinance establishing the
j the office of City Weigher, and
penning the duue3 thereof,
! adopting weights ani me.isure-
merits and providing for the ap.
j pointme.nt of City Weigher and
for other weighers to perform
the duties of weigher, and pro
Be it ordained by the City of
Cape Girardeau. Missouri, as
.Suction 1. Ojjice of City
I "t igher est a hi i-shed.
There is hereby established
the office of City Weigher, which
office shall be filled by appoint
ment by the Mayor, by and with
the consent of the Council, at
any time the City may erect a
City Scales, who shall hold his
office for a term of two (2) years
and until his successor shall be
appointed and qualified.
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No person shall be appointed
to the office of City Weigher
who is not a qualified voter of
the city and otherwise eligible
to hold an appointive office.
Before entering uoon the dis
charge of his duties, he shall
take oath subscribed and taken
by City Officers, and shall give
bond in the sum of five hundred
dollars ($o00). for the faithful
performance of his duties, which
bond shail be approved by the
Mayor and filed in the office of
the City Clerk.
Sec. 3. Standard Weights
The standard weights and
measurements as are now fixed
and as may be from time to time
adopted, by the State of Mis
souri, are hereby declared to be
standard weights and measure
ments for the City, and the ton
as defined by Section 11964 and
the number of pounds per bus
hel, as provided in Section 115,
and all other weights as fixed by
Section 11967, of the Revised
Statutes of Missouri for 1909. be
and are hereby declared the
weights as constituting the
quantities therein named within
the City of Cape Girardeau
Duties of Citylcle, twenty-five cents (25c),
It shall be the dutv of the Citv
neigner 10 uiKe cnarge or andj
keep in good order and condition j
! the public scales and weieht and i
tT . . t m
measures belonging to the City,
and cause the accuracy of the
City scales to be tested at least
once in every three months. He
shall be m attendance at the
public scales from sun rise to !
j sun set of each day, Sundavsex-ny article or vehicle not men-
J cepted. He shall weigh all kindjtioned above, twenty-five cents
of stock, including horses, mules, j (25c).
i cattle, hogs and sheep; also eve-! Section d. Private Scales
ry load of hay. stone, coal or ;
other substance or thing which i
may be presented to him to be i
nr;" Owning or having charge of any
ret weight thereof after mak ng
or other foreign substances.
shall measure all cord wood, or
such other articles as are or may
be required by ordinance to be
measured or weighed, or which
may be brought to him for that
purpose, on payment of weigh
er's fees allowed by this ordi
nance. He Ehall make cut and
deliver to the person for whom
any article is weighed or meas
ured, a certificate containing the
names of the person, the date of
the weighing or measuring, the
name and weight of quantity of
article weighed or measured;
and if any articles are weighed
in a wagon, the weight of the
wagon both loaded and light
shall be given, together with the
net weight of the article weigh
ed. He shall make monthly pay
ments into the city treasury of
his collections, taking duDlicate
receipts from the treisurer there
for, one of which he shall forth
with file with the Citv Clerk.
U ithe nday precceeding the
nrsi won jay m each month he . located, and the terms and con
shall set -.19 his accounts with the jdiiions upon which the same are
City Clerk. He shall be entitled to be constructed and onerated.
toreeeie for his services the
Sim of fifteen dollars (15. 00)
Hay au l -stone con
No person, or persons, shall in
this city sell, or offer for sale,
any hay in bales, unless the true
weight thereof is correctly mark
ed thereon in plain, legible fig
ures; and no person, or persons
shall sell or offer for sale any
hay or stone coal in bulk, or by
the wagon or dray load, without
first having the same weiehec
by a city weigher and furnish-
hi uj me uuier me cuy weign-
er's certificate of the net weight
Section 6. Manner of 'weigh-'
ina vehicles and IwiJi.
Vh?n any vehicle and load
shall be 'weighed together, the
City Weigher's certificate shall
state the gross weight thereof,
and uoon the sale and del very of
said load, the vehicle shall again
be weighed, without charge, by
the City Weigher, who weighed
the original load, and in this
manner shall the net weight of
the lead be ascertained. In no
case shall the City Weigher state
in his certificate the weight of
any vehicle which may have
been weighed with any load un
til he shail have ascertained the
weight of such vehicle by actual
ly weighing the same. On re
quest of the purchaser of any
article which may have been
weighed by a city weigher, and
certificate thereof given the
same, shall be reweighed by any
other city weigher, and the ex-
cha3eri if the weiRht be folund
correct; but if the weight speci
fied in such certificate be found
incorrect, no charge shall be
made for weighing.
Section 7. .Penalty for di
m in ibh ing ire igkt.
Any person who shall have any
article weighed as aforesaid, and
received a certificate therefor,
who shall before selling the same
diminish the weight, or sell a
part thereof, and afterwards sell
or offer for sale the remainder,
as being the quantity stated in
said certificate, or who shall
change, alter or in any manner
falsify the certificate of any
weigher, or who shall
suffer or permit the same to be
done, shall be deemed guilty of
a misdemeanor, and on convic
tion thereof shall be fined not
less than five (5) nor more than
one hundred dollars ($100.00) for
every such offense.
Sections. Fee i for weigh
ing. For the use and benefit of the
be the duty of earh city weigher
to charge and collect from every
person having weighing done,
the following fees.
For each load of hay. corn.
wheat, stone coal or
which shall include the weighing
of the wagon or other vehicle
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vMien uie same is ugnt orempty.
For each horse, mule or head
of cattle, ten cents (10c): for
hogs or sheep, five cents (5c) for
each head: for each hundred
(100) pounds of merchandise or
other article, not loaded in ve
hicle, two cents (2c); for each
draft of the scales in weighing
not to be 3 used except to weigh
All persons now or hereafter
scales in this city other than
owne-d t I h
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scale?, any loaded wagon or other
vehicle, or any horse, mule, cat
tle, hogs, sheep or other live
animals; provided, that nothing
in this section shall be so con
strued as to prevent the weighing
of any loaded wagon or other
vehicle when the article contain
ed therein are owned or purch
ased by the owner of such scales
or the weighing of any animal
belonging to or that may be
weighed for the purpose of pur
chasing by such owner.
Section 10. How establish-
Any person desiring to set up
and operate public scales, and
being appointed a city weigher,
may apply to the Mayor and City :.
Council for permission to do so, '
and for the appointment of a
weigher to manage and operate
such scales. Such application
shall state the place at which
such scales are located, or to be
Section 11. Ala 'ior may
appoint weigher' when.
If such application is granted.
the Mayor may, with the advice
and concent of a majority of the
members of the Council, appoint
such applicant, or his agent a
city weigher, and any person sj
appointed shall h;lj sj;.i oTice
until the next ge.uer.il election
at which a Miyor is elected and
until his successor shall have
been aopointe 1.
Section 1 i. Q i dijicatio
oath I'fo'Jirt in, d bond.
Anv citv weigher appointed as
nrovnei in tne prceodin? se:
dons shall pj3.-;esithe same oath,
qualifications, take the same
and give bond for the faithful
performace of the duties of his
. r.i:e required in section three
(3) of this ordinance, and shall
be governed in all respects as
his duties and to the amount of
fees to be collected by the pro
visions of thi3 ordinance, one
half of which shall be paid to
the city treasurer, to be placed
to the credit of the genera) reve
Section 13. City Clerk to
furnish cct t id cat eft.
The City Clerk shall furnish
for the use of any weigher, or
weighers, so appointed blank
certificates or tickets, which
shall have a stub attached cor
responding to the certificate,
which certificates shall be num
bered consecutively and bound
in books, and shall be in the fol
City of Cape Girardeau 191; .
City of Cape Girardeau 191 . .
Section 14- Settlement of
n eigher, when, June made.
On last week day. every month
public weighers so appointed
shall settle with the city treas
urer, and shail pay over to him
one-half of all the fees received
by him as such weigher, during
the preceding month, taking his
receipt therefor in duplicate, one
of which he shall immediately
file with the City Clerk, who
shall charge the Treasurer with
said sum on his books. The city
clerk shall open an account, in a
book to be kept for that purpose
with every such weigher, charg
ing him with all blank certifi
cates delivered to him, and at
each monthly settlement he shall
give him credit with such as
have been used and accounted
Section lo. Penalty for
using fraudulent weights and
Any person who shall know
ingly keep or use any weight,
measure, scale cr other thing,
which diali not correspond with
the weights and measures as de
fined by the ordinance, ur who
shall, deliver or charge for any
weight or measure of any article
short of the true standard of
weight or measure as fixed here
in, shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and. upon convic
tion, shall be fined not less than
ten (10) nor more than one hun
dred dollars ($100.00). or by im
prisonment in the City Jail not
less than ten (10) days or more
than three (3) months, or by
both such fine and imprisonment
Section IS. Xot to inter
fere with any person now act
ing a City Weigher.
Nothing in this ordinance
shall be construed so as to inter
fere with or invalidate any ap
pointment heretofore made to
the office of City Weighers, but
all such persons shall comply
with the provisions of this ordi
nance governing the duties of
Section 17. Conflicting or
All ordinances or parts of ordi
nances in conflict with this ordi
nance are hereby repealed.
Section JS. To take effect
This ordinance shall take ef
fect and be in force from and
after its passage and approval.
Passed this 14th day of Au
gust 1911. F. A. KAGE.
Presiding Officer of Council
Approved this 14th dav of Au
gust. 1911. F. A. KAGE.
Attest: Chris. F. Rotten.'
ORDINANCE No. 975.
An Ordinance to amend Or
dinance No. 9;s being "An Or
dinance to license, tax, and'
regulate sundry businesses, em-'
ploy merit. agencies, amuse-:
rnents, public buildings, halls!
and grounds and velvHss, and
to repeal ordinance No. 794. :
etc", iiy repealing sections 107!
and lOi and enacting new see-j
tions to be numbered 107 and '
103. as foll.nvs: ;
Be it ordained by the Council of j
tie city of Cape Girardeau. Mi.
court, as touows:
Section 1. That section 107.
and 108 of Ordinance No. 90S,
k ing ordinance to license, tax.
and regulate sundry businesses,
emplov men la, etc., approved the
14th day of August, 1911. be and
thy are hereby repealed and
two new sections to be number
ed 107 and 108 enacted in lieu
Section 107. That all street
cars being run and operated on
the streets of the city shall be
subject to a tax.
Section 108. There shall be.
and is hereby levied a tax of
twenty dollars, ($20,00) per an
num upon every street railway
car run or operated on or through
the strtvts of tho city, or t total
sum of $100.00 may be paid by
the street railway company in
lieu of the said tax per car, and
without reference to the number
This ordinance shall take ef
fect and be in force from and
after its passage.
Passed the 1 1th day of August
F. A. KAGE,
President of the Council.
Approved the day of
F. A. KAGE, Mayor.
CHRIS. F. BETTEN,
2-w City Clerk.
ORDINANCE NO. 973.
An ordinance to amend Ordi
nance No. 965, being an ordi
nance providing for the levy and
collection of a license tax upon
motor vehicles, and to regulate
the running of the same within
the city limits, by adding the
words, "and the plate conspicu
ously displayed upon such vehi
cle" so that such section 5 shall
read as follows:
Be it Ordained by the Council
oE the City of Cape Girardeau as
Section 5. License plate to he
Displayed on Vehicle.
The collector shall deliver to
the owner a metal plate contain
ing a number corresponding
with the number assigned said
motor vehicle by the City Clerk
provided in Sec. 3, which plate
shall be inscribed as follows:
"Cape Girardeau Licensed Ve
hicle, 19.... to 19....
which blanks shall be filled with
the proper date and number, and
the plate conspicuously displayed
upon such vehicle.
This ordinance shall take ef
fect and be in force from and
after its passage.
Passed this 14th day of Aug
F. A. KAGE
Presiding Officer of the Coun
cil. Approved this 14th day
F. A. KAGE
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