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"SUCCESS lOMT.S TO T05E WHO 60 OUT AXD CFT If u:::r.!?Tis--j rr.::r, ji.c3 a rr.u, n i: Vol. Xfll Capo Girardeau, Missouri, Friday, September 22, 1911. No. 4G CITY COUNCIL. Journal of Proceedings. Semi-r.iont.hIy Regular Session. Council Chamber City of Cape Girardeau, Mo, Monday Evening, Sept. 18. It'll. The ' council met in regular session, Honorable F. A. Kage, presiding and the following members present: Messrs. Coerver, Flentge, Haas, Moedcr, Morrison, Wilson and Wittmor. Absent Mr. Medley. The journal of the proceedings of the meeting of September the 4th, was read and there being no 'objections or corrections, same were on motion of -the Mr Coervcr, approved. A petition from the Board of Education, of the city, through its secretary, praying the coun ' cil for permission to lay a board walk, eighteen inches wide, on t!.e south side of Washington avenue, from Middle street to Fountain street, thence north along the Old City Cemetery and Anderson's property to Mill street, for the convenience of the children attending the new ward school, on North Fountain street, was presented and read. On motion of Mr. Morrison, said petition was received, prayer of petitioner granted and the petition ordered filed. The street and wharf committee to supervise the work. Petition of property owners and other citizens, resident and in business in the vicinity of Broadway street with its inter section with Pacific street, pray ing the council to place crossings ;along Broadway street, on both sides, at Pacific street, was pre sented and read. On motion of Mr. Haas, said petition was received, prayer of petitioners granted and the peti tion ordered filed. The construc tion of said crossings to be under the supervision of the street and wharf committee. Communication from Honor able Alexander Ross, calling the attention of the council to the fact that the building in the city park, containing water closets for the convenience of the Com mon Pleas court and the public generally, had been forcibly en tered and the fixtures and inside doors wilfully damaged almost beyond repair, was presented and read. On motion of Mr. Wittmor, the matter of the communica tion was referred to the building committee, with instructions if after investigation, repairs be needed at once, to have same made. Communication from James G. Reynolds was read, to the effect, that it is his understanding that the property owners on North Main street would be required to construct sidewalks, and as he owns property on said part of Main street, he was willing to put down sidewalks, but not until a satisfactory grade has been established and sidewalks ordered on Bellevue street be tween Lorimier and Spanish streets. lie also states that a majority of the property owners on said part of Bellevue street are willing to make the improve ments. Tiie council being of the opinion that a grade could not be established for that purt of Bellevue street from Lorimier street to Spanish street, without first establishing a grade for that part of Spanish street. Mr. Morrison's motion to receive and file said motion prevailed, and it was so ordered. Protest from property owners on Hanover street, between Bloomfitdd and College streets, protesting against the improve ments of said part of Hanover street, in accordance with the resolution of the council, of Au gust 21st, 1911, w as read and on motion of Mr. Flentge. referred to the city counselor and city engineer for their report as to the sufficiency of said protest. Protest of property owners on Jefferson avenue, between Ben ton street and Henderson avenue protesting against the improve ment of said part of Jefferson avenue, in accordance with the resolution of the council of August 21st, 1911, was presented jand read and on motion of Mr. Wilson, referred to the city counselor and city engineer for their report as to the sufficiency of said protest. On the suggestion of Mr. Coerver, that some steps should be taken at once looking to the improvement in the heating, and other conveniences, for the court house building, and as the city was not in a position to bear the cost of the needed improve ments, perhaps the county court would appropriate a sum toward paying the amount, it having previously expressed of record, their willingness to do so, the mayor appointed the following members to appear before . the countv court, at its next session, on behalf of the city, and press the matter for a favorable de cision: Messrs. Coerver, Wilson, Haas and Morrison. In the matter of the petition of property owners on North street, between North Fountain and North Spanish streets, re- ferred to the street and wharf j clerk to notify owners of prop committee, said committee sub- erty on North Water street, be- mitted their report, which was read, recommending that the prayer of the petitioners be not granted. On motion of Mr. Morrison, said report was received, con- curred in and ordered filed, by the follou-inc vote: O Aves Coerver. Flentee. Haas. Moeder, Morrison, Wittmor G. 0 - - Nays Wilson -1. Absent Medley. The street and wharf commit tee submitted a report on the petition of property owners on West End Boulevard, between Independence and Willian streets to improve said part of Westi End Boulevard, recommending that the petition be not granted for the reason that the conditions are such, it would be impractic able to attempt such improve ments. On motion of Mr. Morrison, said report was received, con curred in and ordered filed. The street and wharf commit tee also submitted a report on the petition of property owners on Hendsrson avenue, between College and Elm streets, to open said part of Henderson avenue, informing the council that said street was only slightly ob structed 8nd that said obstruc tions had at their request been removed. On motion of Mr. Wilson, said report was received, concurred in and ordered filed. The building committee sub mitted a report, stating that in accordance with instructions of the council given at a previous meeting, they had advertised in the "Cape County Herald,' the newspaper doing the city print ing, for proposals for furnishing all labor and material and con structing an addition to the city jail in accordance with the plans and specifications for said work, Bids to be opened not later than had appealed from the decision September 18th at a regular of the lower court giving judg meeting of the council to be held t ment for the city, the city would on said date. The successful ' be willing to entertain a propo bidder to file a bond in the sum sition from them looking toward of $1,500 to be approved by the mayor. On motion of Mr. Morrison, said report was recieved, con curred in and ordered filed. The clerk having announced that one only bid, for the con- struction of an addition to the city jail, had hoon filed, it was ordered that the bid be opened, that bid being from Pape Bros., who propose to furnish all ma terial and labor for the second story addition to the jail build ing according to plans and specifications, for the sum of two thousand three hundred and sixty-one dollars and fifty cents, ($2,301.00. Mr. Wittmor moved that the 'tion of Mr. Wilson passed a first bid of Pape Bros, for the con-! reading. struction of the addition to thoi An ordinance appropriating new city jail be accepted, and t the sum of ?350.00 with which the contract awarded said firm i to pay and settle the damage to do said work, according to the j suit of Guy Flinn, et al, against plans and specifications. JtheCitjby reason of lowering The ayes and nays being called jthe grade of Lorimier street, for, resulted as follows: On motion of Mr. Morrison, Ayes - Coerver, Flentge, Haas, said ordinance was read for a Moeder, Morrison, Wittmor 6. second time, and on motion of NNays Wilsop 1. Mr. Flentge, read a third time, Absent Medley. j its final reading. The mayor declared said mo- tion carried and the contract for constructing the addition to the new city jail, awarded to Pape Bros, and that the city counselor be instructed to prepare contract and bond in accordance with the terms of the advertisement for said work, and also to prepare j Medley. an ordinance authorizing said1' The Mayor declared said ordi nnntr3f.r or. t h car rvm Ko ! nance duly passed and so en presented at the next meeting of the council. Mr. Coerver introduced a resolution instructing the city ; tween Broadway and Independ - ence streets, to construct grani - toid sidewalks and curbs in front nf (lipii- nrnwrtv nn ni.1 nnrt nf War- ctrf ? t i owivvn Mr. Coerver explained the ob - w nf fh( rpw, tiftn rw thp I Prun iml ,i,rla Hia tarmc 1 1 U-'LU tail 'CllJ, UllUtl LVilliO I r,f ito frr,; -il-l in '.V. 11. IIUIIV.111.) tVyJ-4 111 nonr future commence the im - j provemen it of North Water street rb line hence the curbs rb line hence the curb., e in place before the I to the curb should be in i work of construction of the! street is begun. On motion of Mr. Wilson, said ! resolution was adopted Mr. Coerver presented a reso - lution to grade to an established , streets of the city and a number gaade. and construct granitoid of the other streets, and found sidewalks, curbs and gutters onjthat quite a number are in need both sides of Bloomfield street, ! of immediate repairs, and if the from Pacific street west to the j repairs were made now it would city limits, the engineer to make save further expense in the near plans, specifications for said future. work, under the direction of the j Mr. Moeder moved that in street and wharf committee, i view of the statement cf the which resolution was on motion of Mr. Flentge, adopted. Mr. Coerver presented also a resolution to fix a permanent grade for West Broadway street and to grade same and construct granitoid sidewalks, curbs and gutters along said street, under plans, specifications and esti mates of the city engineer by the j direction of the street and wharf committee. Said resolution was .on motion of Mr. Flentge adopted. Mr. Coerver made a verbal statement in the matter of the Guy Flinn, et al., suit against the city for damages claimed by reason of the grading of South Lorimier street, referred to him at a recent meeting with in structions to see the parties and use his best judgment toward a settlement of said claim, that he saw the parties and informed them that notwithstanding they a fair settlement. The result was that they agreed to accept the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars, ($.r,0) in full satis faction of all claims they have against the city by reason of the grading of said street. He therefore recommended that a settlement be made on that basis. Mr. Wilson moved that the re port of Mr. Coerver be received and concurred in and an ordi nance presented authorizing said compromise -and the pay ment of the claim. The following entitled ordi- nance was then presented by 1 Judiciary Committee and on mo- Mr. Morrison moved to pass and adopt said ordinance. The motion carried and the ordinance adopted and passed by the following vote. Ayes:-Coerver, Flentge, Haas, Moeder, Morrison, Wilson, Witt- nior. Nays:- None Absent:- dorsed same, as President of the council and as Mayor attached his signature approving said or dinance. Said ordinance is num bered 992 and ordered filed. In the matter of the proposals' j of Durnell and Hawley and T iJ - hchorb, lor grading, macad- I amizing and constructing curbs i and ' cutters on Independence 'street" from the center of Paci - . ' - - ! street to the est End Boule-1 vard. presented and opened at' meeting of August 21st last and i action thereen deferred until a , later (Jate Mr. Coerver moved; that said bids be rejected and on . him to put them at the top in the ; the motion carried. race for the penant, as they are PnprvpT. nf tJnow tied with Columbus, Ga.. Mr. Loener. chanman or the ..... street and wharf committee, speaking for said committee, 'stated that the committee had : made a personal investigation of ,the condition of the principal street and wharf committee, that said committee be and are authorized and instructed to re pair such streets as in its judg ment should be repaired and also to build a railing around the water gap on Bloomfield street as a preventive of accidents. Said motion carried. The mayor announced that the j term of the city counselor ex. pired on the Gth of this month and that two applications for appointment to said office had been filed with him. Attorney Frank Kelly, the present in cumbent, and Attorney Thomas F. Lane. Mr. Wittmor moved that that council appoint a city counselor for the term of two years from and after October the first next. and that a ballot bo taken onjvjdcd and it is expected that said applications, the appointee! thousands 0f visitors will be to serve for such term. The mayor appointed Messrs. Moeder and Haas tellers and the council proceeded to ballot oir said applications. iu 4ivh.v,.j. After the ninth ballot had been taken without resulting in majority vote for either appli cant for s?. id office, Mr. Wilson presented a resolution to appoint; a citv counselor for the term of I one year, instead of two years. I ":t' Sunday night of ty at a salary of $75 per month, 1 phoid fever. lie was twenty-one from and after the first Monday J years of age and a brother-in-in October next, and said reso- ha.v of ju;g(, j E. Alexander lution was on motion adopted. 'nj? j,- Balloting was then resumed on ! ' ' "", the same candidates for appoint-! 'Vn 1 rathor wa a ment to the office of city coun-jir5S volin" an of affairs and he selor, the term to be one year will be sadly missed in business from the first Monday in Octo-j circles of his home town.. The ber next, at a salary of $75 per month and on the third ballot! the result was: Thomas F. Lane 5, Frank Kelly 2. The mayor announced that: Mr. Thomas F. Lane having re-1 ceived the required number of j votes as provided by ordinance, : is duly appointed to the ollice of j City Counselor for the terrrt of ! one year, from the first Monday in October next, being the 2nd day of October 1911, and that the City Clerk notify Mr. Lane of his appointment. On motion of Mr. Moeder, chairman of the Cemetery com mittee, it was agreed that the Mayor and Council, as committe of the whole, go over the grounds of the proposed addition to the ' New City cemetery for the purpose of forming a plan for the platting of same for cemetery purposes, the mayor and council to meet at the Coun cil Chamber, Friday next at 2 p. m. for the purpose, fcaid mo-j tion carried. j The council then on motion of j Mr. Wilson, adjourned till Fri- day afternoon next at 2 o'clock. f f ii Geo. E. Chappell City Clerk. Barcnkamp Makes Good. From the Columbia . South owie -vtnuie luc"'i'lu strides of a local boy in the base ; hall world "Addie" Barenkamp, I who blanked the fast Savannah, j I J i A. i. a. yearn in a recent seuo un Heime Shultz, an ex-big leaguer. Addie has been pitching remark-, I able hall for the Columbia team CW1,U Lilt- JClllO Ckl V U.'.1,UIU for first place. If Addie keeps up his nresent gait the hope of his admirers will be realized and we look to see him called to higher company, owing to the Sally League's reputation forj developing star ball tossers. State Fair. President W. H. Taft will ' spend the entire day of Septem ber 30 at the State Fair, as the guest of Governor Herbert S. Hadley, the Board of Directors of the Fair and the people of Missouri. He will speak in the Live Stock Pavilion at 10:30 a. m. In the afternoon he will be in the grand stand to witness the great Live Stock parade one section of which will be the greatest mule parade ever made. Governor Herbert S. Hadley will introduce President Taft to the Missouri audience which will be at the State Fair to greet him. Aeroplanes will be in the air at Sedalia, during the State Fair most of the time. Hugh Robinson, with Curtis machines, will be the star aviator. The implement exhibits will be extensive and the agricultural show will be great. Free camp grounds are pro- there in camp when President Taft arrives. FOR SALE-50 cords of dry oak cord wood. T. A. McDonald i - Jackson, Mo., R. F. D. No. 1. al Phono 232U. DcziJi c! Ycur.J f crcl 2it. Ray 1 'rather, of the firm of Pruther and son. Advance, died ;reir.ains were interred in the i Lorimier Cemetery at 10 o'clock Tuesday. Unlucky 13. Notice: This will be the last issue of the Loader in Clarkton. We will move the plant to Sonata -sxt week where we will be able to publish a lie paper and derive some revenue for ourself, in stead of running the paper at loss, which has been the case since we started it 13 weeks ago. We are forced to make the change, as it takes money to run a paper the same as any other business and it is very little we have taken in here. All sub scribers will receive their paper from Senath the best town in the county after thia. Clark ton Leader. Good Business. The Herald's job department has been crowded to its full capacity for several days. The peope are learning where to get . . . . t genuine service in the printing line. In fact many have their printing done here because we do modern, high-class work. The Herald is going to be the best newspaper in Southeast Missouri, too, in a short time. We are now giving our readers a j snappy, reliable paper just, i , . . imam oh oni -w -v mm I - r" A v ir - U cuu, r"; I that tired feehng, jet endeavor- ing to keep the news free from jshystensm and intolerable fic- ' - ,.,w n ho d, a, i u, paper bu.me., a i and realizing ths L.i.. as true in the nevvs- in other work. lat the public seeks merit, our aim is to see, that they get it here. Keep these facts in mind when seek ing out a place to get printing values. Hems From Whitewater. Whitewater Route 2. Born to Mr and Mrs R L Hunter, a bow Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Cox visited at James VanGilder's last Sat- day. Presiding Elder Crow preached at Passover Wednesday evening. N. D. Huffman moved to the Cape this week. Thos. Morgan is attending the Normal. Miss Vera Allmon went to Marble Hill last Saturday to enter Mayfield Aeitdemy. Clera O'Brien had the mis fortune to get the fingers' of hLs left hand clipped off by a saw while working in Mr. Decking's mill last Friday, Rastus. Notice. There will be a stock sale at Jackson, Mo., on Thursday, November lGth, 1911, of all kinds of fine blooded stock for breed ing purposes, such aa horses, cattle, hogs and sheep. This will be a genuine sale. For fur ther particulars and catalogue cf stock offered for sale, address, the Secretary of Cape Girardeau County Stock Breeders' Show and Sale Association, after Octo ber 10th. Fred Goyert. Secretary, Jackson, Mo.