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Oldest Rank In Southeast Missouri
Capital, $100,000 Surplus and Prolits 540,000
. J. ALBERT, President. II. L.
It. I'. OLIVER. V-Pres. J. F.
For the accommodation of those who find it incon
venient to transact their banking during regular busi
ness hours, our offices are open on Saturday evenings
from 6 till 9 o'clock.
This extra service is highly appreciated by many of
our customers, and is cordially placed at your disposal.
You are invited to avail yourself of the facilities
afforded by this bank, either by opening an account
subject to check or at 4 per cent inierest in our Sav
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i Cape Locals
Evelyn Revelle was a visitor
in Sikestou Monday.
A special "Santa Claus"wagon
will deliver Christmas mail in
Four hundred members of the
K. & L. S. feasted on a turkey
supper Monday night.
Dr. T. P.. Turnbaugh left
Thursday morning for a few
days visit to Cape Girardeau
W. E. Graves and wife, who
have been guests at the home of
Rev. Iven Halt, returned to St.
Mrs. II. L. Cunningham and
daughter, Miss Leona, returned
from Charleston Monday, after
a several days visit there.
Miss Cholo Kasscl! and Mr.
Ernest Fisher announced their
recent marriage Sunday and are
C. IV Miller of St. Louis has
been visiting his father (J. M.
Miller, 2 1-2 miles of the city for
two weeks, returned Wednesday.
Trof. E. M. Carter returned
. homo Monday form a trip to
Dent and other counties in the
.interest of . the State Normal
Wilbur Juder has sold his
livery stable on Spanish street
to Messrs. Stegg and Stall, who
will conduct the business in
future at the same stand
S. S. Smith of Cape Girardeau,
arrived Tuesday for a visit with
the family of his son. Bert
Smith, of this city, during the
holidays.-- -Bloomfield Vindicator
J. B. Hardin of Cape Girar
ardeau, father of the late En
gineer "Bullet" Hardin, recently
killed in a wreck at Hayti, is in
the city arranging to collect his
son's life insurance. Caruthers
ville Democrat Dec. 1!).
It is reported that Seth M. j
Bobeock of Atchison, Kansas, ,
instructor in agriculture, willj
succeed E. F. Cockefair, present
head of the State Normal agri- I
' cultural department, who it is
said has a position with the
gavernment at Porto Rico.
The Provident Association, a
local organization of which Mrs.
Ivan Holt is president and Mrs.
L. B. Houck" secretary, has re
organized. The Associatton
aims to make special efforts to
aid the distressed during the
holidays and any aid from the
public will be gladiy received.
We learn that last Tuesday a
12-vear-old boy went away from
his home at Maiden, in Dunklin
county, with a band of gypsies
who were traveling in this di
rection. The boy was seen by
some Maiden school girls, who
knew him. going the direction
of Bernie and it appears that he
had told some of the school chil
dren that the Gypsies had of
fered him $1 a week to go with
them. Bloomfield Vindicator.
The annual declamatory con
test was hold at Academic Hall
Monday night and a large and
pleased audience was present.
The contest was given under the
auspices of the uratorical asso
ciation. Miss Rita Harrison won
the contest by reciting "Old
Mistes." The other contestants
were: Mis". Virgie Hope,
im.' of Valliant: Miss Kuby (.ox.
'The Sign of the Cross"; Miss
KNmii'i. llimlmnn. "The M in-
oprVRInc!; NTiiusc": andMiss
Miss Coral Keif, president
f nn sident of
I h.' Assonat ion. P r ' S 1 d e i
Music was furnished by the
Normal band, which was satis
t'aclorillv rendered. Keveronds
Maltas and Holt acted as judges.
t.miD Cr'l ijji
MA CHEN, Cash.
LILLY, A. Cash
Notice to Taxpayers.
I will be in the City of Cape
Girardeau December 2(3, 27, 28
and 29 to collect taxes.
J. FRANK CALDWELL.
J. R. Parn.enter of Bloomfield
was a Cape visitor Monday.
Mrs. Henry Saunders is spend
ing the holidays at Shelbina.
K.ln was in Cnnp (lirnrAonn
Ttf .1 l 1 1
luunuay, snopping. !
State Superintendent Evans
has announced that teachers in
the Public schools must work on
New Year's Day.
Miss Zoo Rozif r arrived Wed-
Cf n..-..,.,. AUhai nf Cai,i mimitton i
spend tho holidavs with her i filed pending the submission of ; r?f; , . , . A,
sister, Mrs. Chas. Harrison. ! a resolution to be prepared by ' 1 he City Clerk reported to the
, , . the City Counselor in connection ic.ounci!. that an ordinance en
Mr. and Mrs. W. Harrison, wjh said ordinance, j titled An Ordinance defining
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Harrison and i The Judiciary Committee pre-! w'iat shall constitute misde
Miss Harrison, received at the j sentod with a report thereon : rneanors or offenses against the
Elk's Club Wednesday night in j for tn'e action of the Council,' ' of Cape Girardeau, and
one of the most elaborate social jie following ordinances: ' i providing penalties therefor",
affairs of the season. Aboutfivei An nniinancs nnthnriTirKT fh passed by the Council at meet-
nunared guests were in attend-1
ance. ine eiuo rooms were !
Hon. Moses Whybark, who has
been in the Frisco hospital the
last two months under treatment
for injuries received in a train
wreck, arrived here last Friday
and will remain until the first of
the year visiting his sister.
Mi Mow U'K.K.jvi.- ntw1"! tne city council 01 me city
relatives, and recuperating his
strength. His many friends
h,w .rln.1 tn Mn him i,in f, j
be out again and hope he will
The Post -Dispatch published a
lengthy summary of Cape coun
ty's resources in Sunday's issue,
which we will print in our next
issue. Owing to the crowded
condition of our forms with the
city printing, and the fact that
our force prepared to spend a
few days out of town with rela
tives and enjoy a mattering
ol tne ennstmas jovs, we were
compelled omit several items of
news value but in offering this
apology we hope to call it in a
tv i u- i cm xt ,
Died, at his home. North
,Vwlt i . . 1 V ' V :;u!'ybUlV
bein, age forty-one years. Fun
era! services were hold Thurs
day at 2 o'clock. Deceased had
recently returned from Texas
wnere ne went in searcn oi a,
cure for consumption, of which j
he died. He is survived by hi
mother, Mrs. Caroline Shivel
bein; two brothers, Fred and
Albert Schievelbein; four sis
ters, Mrs. C. H. Kage. Mrs. Ma
tilda Steck, Mrs. Emma Lam
son and Miss Minnie Schievelbein.
A big crowd of shoppers were 'Council, when they came in, and
in the city last week, but tnis I were advised to hold the matter
week the buying is more exten-! in abeyance until the New Water
sive than ever at this time of land Light Committee, became
year. Everybody seems happy ! more familiar with the condi
and shows the country to be m ajtions; since that time they have
healthy financial condition. Al-jhad no further written communi
thouyh the streets have been i cation relative to the matter and
crowded with visitors here the
disturbances that usually ma
terialize Christmas times have
not so far developed to mar the
1 food pleasure of the people, a
I stei forward in tne advancemoin
c .. . . . , . i
of civilization. With the condi -
ti.ir.o niwMilinir. the merchants
arc wearing smiles am
if 11 i"M5t iiivcis a iv hapnv
..v.. - ... .. , . .
i pluck the latest cuts and in lis.
1. in (. hn.-tnias nu'ivhandise tor
ri ri The Hera d 101ns the hap -
nv t'.inmg in wishing this count v
another profitable and pleasant
year in l'.tlli.
Re ufar Sessi'ja.
Monday Evening, ' December
18! h, 19.U. ,
The Council convened in regu
lar session, Mayor F. A. Kage,
presiding and the "following
members present: k '
Messrs. Coerver, Haas Med
ley, Moeder, Morrison, Wilson
Absent: Mr. Flentge,
Record of the proceedings of1
the last regular meeting, Decem
ber 4th, was read, and there
being no objections, was on mo
tion of Mr. Morrison approved.
Petition of resident property
owners, of the Western rart f
the city, praying the Council to
place 100 watt tungston lamps
at each corner West End Boule
vard from Broadway to William
street and at Themis and Painter
and Themis and Henderson,
Henderson and Harmony, Paint
and William, Independence and
Painter, Independence and Hen
derson and William nod Lousiana
Avenue, was read and on motion
of Mr. Morrison referred to the
Committee on Water and Light
for investigation and report at
next regular meeting of the
The Building Committee sub
mitted a report to the effect that
the contractor's, Pape Brothers,
were proceeding satisfactorily
with the work at of building the
addition to the new city jail and
recommended an additional pay
ment of $700.00 on tbe contract.
On motion of Mr. Morrison,
said report was received, con
curred in and that a warrant for
$700.00 in favor of said contrac
tors be issued and
with the '
ronnrf rT enw pnnimitroo
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i ne juaiciarv v,ommuu?e suu-:"""
milled a report with the "Ciir-. senor pre pare an ormnance to
few" ordinance referred to saidja1mend ordinance No 9.9, an or
committee at last meeting, which 1 dinance concerning fees of ofli
re ortand ordinance were hov-!'r?- 50 as S mak,e- the fee of
ever, on the suggestion of the I policemen for making arrests,
fmm to Snntli lino nf Umaau
street to the North line of Maple
An ordinance concerning the
treasurer and his duties, and
An ordinance authorizing the
! revision of the ordinances of
Uhe City of Cape Girardeau.
Also rules and order of business
! of, Cape Girardeau. .
9" motion of Mr. Morrison.
saiu renorc was received, con-
, curred in and ordered filed.
Concerning the matter
costs in the case ol the city ot
cape c-irarueau against cniue
tor, et. al. annealed from
i the Circuit Court to the
'State Supreme Court, referred
!to Mr. Coerver and the City
Counselor. Mr. Coerver reported
' verbally, that a.; the City Coun
! seJor had been absent from the
i city they had been unable to
; look up the records concerning
j the condemnation proceedings
'on which said suit was based
land therefore asked that further
time be granted for them to
; make a report to the Council of
i the result of their investigation.
I There being no objections, it
j was SQ or(,erL
I Communication from the
i Oirardeau Water Works and
! Electric Light Company, ac
I knowledging rereipt of order of
the Council made at last meet-
in reterence to said com
,g non.t.ompJiance with an
(')rd ()f the Counci, on March
up this matter witn tne new
if the Council now desires the
extension made, to advise them
in writing and 'o locate fire hv -
drants as outlined in ordinance
On motion of Mr. Haas --aid
; communication was referred to
! the Water and Light Committee
to report thereon at next nuvi -
air. Coerver eaueu tne aiwn-
, lion ol t no tounm to me iact,
! that the 1 vlcpnone company con -
! template changing their poles on
i Sprigg btrect, 1'et weeii lnde
I oe a lie nee and Merriwether
mams on William street. Jromi fcaiu ordinance is men num
the present terminus of said ; bered W7 and filed,
mains, to Louisiana Avenue, was I As presented by the Judiciary
presented and read. Committee, an ordinance entit-
Said company states in said I led "An Ordinance providing
communication, that they took for the improvement of Sprigg
streets, to the alley west of
Sprigg . street, and that a fire J
alarm box' was located on one of!
the po!o3 and that the city should 1
take some steps looking toward !
her interests in the matter.
On motion of Mr. Wittmor, j
the matter was referred to the j
Building Committee with in
structions to act in the matter I
for the best interest of tho city, j
On motion of Mr. Haas, the
Street, and Wharf Committee'
was instructed and authorized
to provide some way, either by
putting in sewer pipe or other
wise, for taking care of the
water that accumulates at the
intersection of Independence
and West End Boulevard. i
Copy of service of order of the
Council of December 4th, served
upon the Cape Girardeau Water
Works and Electric Light Com
pany on December 18th, 1911, by
the City Clerk, w-as read and
Monthly report of the Police
Judge, for November, filed in
the office of the City Clerk on
December Gth, was presented by
the City Clerk and on motion of
Mr. Coerver read.
Said officer reports executions
issued during November, num
bered from 2770 to 2779. Fines
assessed, $145.00; costs, $115.40;
total fines and costs, $258.40.
Credits to Marshal, $31.00; bal
ance due city by the Marshal,
On motion of Mr. Morrison,
said report was received and
ordered filed and the clerk in
structed to issue warrants in fa
vor of and for the amounts due
the several officers and others as
shown by said report.
n motin 01 Mr. Coerver. the
judiciary committee was in-
Utrnrfpd ta hav tho Pitv Gnn
two tiouars s.v')f lor eacti ar-
ing oi IJecember 4tn, was de
livered to the Mayor and by him
returned with his signature as
to its passage as President of
i the Council on said date and his
approval as of date December
114th. 1911, and that said ordi
nance is numbered 90G and filed.
, As submitted by the Judiciary
Committee, an ordinance en
titled "An Ordinance authoriz
ing a revision of the Ordinances
of the City of Cape Girardeau;
1 the publication thereof, prescrib
ing what additional matter shall
be incorporated therein and ap-
ipointmentof Committee", was
j taken up and read for the first
' On motion of Mr. Morrison,
.said ordinance was read for the
second time and on his motion
read for the third time, its final
Mr. Coerver moved to adopt
and pass said ordinance.
Said motion crrried and the
! roll called on the adoption and
passage of said ordinance, the
j vote resulting as follows:
; Ayes: Coerver, Haas, Medley,
i Moeder, Morrison, Wilson Witt
i mor, 7.
1 Absent: Flentgf.
' The Mayor declared said mo
I tion cirried and the ordinance
duly adopted and passed, and in
the presence of the Council at-
tached his signature as President;
! of the Council, as to its passage
and his signature of approval as
! Mayor, and delivered said ordi-
I 1 . . ' A 1
street, from the south property
line of Broadway street to the
north property line of Maple
street, in the City of Cape Gir
ardeau. Missouri," was taken
up and read for the first time.
On motion of Mr. Wilson said
ordinance was read for the
Mr. Morrison moved that the
third reading of said ordinance
lbe deferred till next meetm
' and said motion carried,
! On motion of Mr. Morrison.
; the Street and Wharf Committee
was instructed to make a gravel
walk an the north side of Good
: nop.' stvci. irom wie iiouck.
cut east to the granitoid walK
on hsui sue u muu mi rev.
tm inouou vi ,ur. ..mouei.
: the Mreet and v nan coinmiuec
was instructed to
from the streets,
clean the mud
JUvM A. ;i. mi, l'r shl-nt
ll. l;v.l-i V ir,--ivt lent
isl!t. ( 'itsUcr
Accounts of individuals, business firms and corporation,
solicited. Interest on Time Deposits and Savings
Accounts at rate of 4 per cent per annum
office nscr.ts AXD safety
All kinds Candied and Fresh
Fruits, Shelled and Unshelled
Nuts. Everything for the table
I For Quality and
We Pay 4 Per Cent on Time
4 Per Cent on Savings '
Modest Interest on all Dsposits
Come, see us-
On motion of Mr. Haas, said
committee was also instructed
to make an investigation of the
work now in progress on levee
and take such steps as shall re-
suit in the same being done
satistactonlly should said com
mittee deem it necessary to do
As submitted by the Judiciary
Committee, "Kules and Order of
Business of the City Council of
the City of Cape Girardeau, Mis
souri," was taken up and read.
Mr. Coerver moved to adopt
said rules and order of business.
Mr. Haas moved to amend said
motion by striking out of said
rules, numbers 23 and 24, con
cerning secret sessions of the
Council; said motion carried and
motion as amended was stated
by the chair and carried, and
said rules and order of business,
as amended, were by the Mayor
As presented by the Judiciary
Committee, an ordinance enti
tled, "An ordinance establishing
fire districts, prescribing rules
and regulations lor me preven
tion of tires, regulating ihe
storage and transjxirtation of
powder, dynamite, oils and other
combustible substances, govern
ing the location, construction
and operation of garages, and
providing for building restrict
ions," was called up and passed
a first reading.
Mr, Morrison moved that said
S. Kummris, AW. fvhit'r
). Jinwiunn. A -
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u it W U ik
:.;, r, no. oo
cifcsit boxes fch rest
t,& i-k Vfe Sle-
. i a
Avit, cafe mmm
We will then have your patronage.
ordinance be referred to tl:1
City Counsellor, with instruc:
ions to revise and amend san..
so as to cover the matter of fi; -
limits or districts only, and th .
other matters in said ordinance
either as separate ordinances cv
amendatory of ordinances of th
same subject, and present to the
Council at its next meeting.
Said motion carried and itwt.-?
On motion of Mr. Medley, th m
Council then adjourned.
GEO. E. CIIAPPELL,
City Clerk. .
Blood hounds trom PopLv
Blutf were put on the Swinto-k
robbers trail and were trailed t
Dexter where they were caughi
There were supposed to be fiw
men connected in thiarobben.
and are possibly the bunch thh.
has been doing the same stunts
for the Iron Mountain railway.
rouoing ireignc cars. After bt
! ing caught the vounirest iu i.
; the bunch
understand that they were given
four years in the penitentiary
We didn't learn as to what the,
did-with the youngest memhv.
of the gang. Advance New Era.
A young man applied at th.
recorder's office. Poplar BlatT,
for a marriage license, forgo
the girl's name and called on
friends to tell him the name.