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JIverythtniE of Local Form To b
Found That la of Interest.
E. D. Engelmann is confined to his
bed with an attack of la grippe. W.
H. Wilier is acting Police Judge in
A rise of three or four feet more in
the Mississippi River will ruin a
large portion of the Southern country.
Dr. Bell's Pxne Tar Honey acts as a
balm to the lungs, cutting the mucus,
allaying the inflamation, healing and
strengthening. It is sure to r.o you
good cannot do you harm. Thous
ands have been benefitted by its use.
Nearly every city and town along
the Mississ ppi River has sent funds
to the flood sufferers except Cape Gir
ardeau. Here we cannot get the peo
ple to attend a meeting for that pur
pose. Shame on such people.
Desey Allen, brother of Charley
A lien, the barber, died at his home in
this city last night.
Dr. Sawyer: Dear Sir; 1 can say
with pleasure that I have been usind
your medicine, and will recommend it
to all suffering ladies.
Mrr. W. V. Weathershee,
Sold at J. Maple Willson's drugstore
Four tramps were up before the
Police Judge this morning charged
with vagrancy. A fine of twenty-live
dollars and costs each was the verdict
of the curt.
The Cape Girardeau Telephone
-Company is getting ready to lxgin
work. They will soon have the poles
ready for Ihe line all over town.
The will of Eleazar Dlock was tiled
for probate this morning.
Poison Ivy, insect bites, bruises,
scalds, burns, ar-; quickly cured ly
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve the,
great pile cure. For sale by .1. Ma
ple Wilson, Druggist."
All the Cotton Belt railroad cars
are now coming here and are crossed
over the river. This is the only
transfer point available now south of
The transfer boat George W. Parker
is here transfering cars. She is a big
boat and handles fourteen cars al a
The Republicans of Jackson are
running William Paar for Mayor of
that town. Mr. Paar does not want
the office but his friends will see that
he is elected.
If you are bilious, try Dr. sawyer'
Little Wide Awake Pills, you will find
them just what you want. Try a free
sample. They do not gripe. Sold at
.1. Maple Willson's drug store.
After the votes are counted on tte
evening of April (ith there will be
some awful sick men in this town.
An Irishman in the Police Court
this morning asked for time to get out
of the city. He was fined twenty
dollars and costs and the tax-payers
will have to foot the bill.
The change in the time of opening
the post-office on Sundays is a change
that evervbody will like.
Theories of cure may be discussed
at length by physicians, but the suf
ferers want quick relief: and One
Minute Cough I Hire will give it to
them. A sate cure for children. It is
th-- only harmless remedy that pro
dur.v. iiiiaiediate results." For sale
by Maple Wilson, Druggist.
Tfi rlv.-i- is still rising at. St. Louis
a:i.i riv.-r m n expect the rise to con-tiii-.i-
for lr.ii days yet.
T:.e extension of the Cumui-'ice rai -iM.ti
Aoii.d brill.' tvvntt-lSve fiii'tilios
h Tn r -si.ie within tluvv iroiiilis
iifler the coinp'clioii of the road. It
would iio mi.ie than that. U would
brir.g tho'-sands of dollars of trnd.i
here that, we do nut new get. I.et us
ret a move on ourselves and secure
that business. The little money we
will have to give up will come back
with compound interest.
Tramp labor is too cxpen.-ive for
the city and the best thing for the city
t do with the tramps is to give them
hours to get out of the city. We have
poor people here to do al! the work
the city can afford to have done.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: Dear doctor I
have used and sold your Family Cine
with excellent resoults. It cured ine
of the rheumatism and I now am oO
years old and have not an ache or
pain. Mrs. F. A. Rhoads.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drusr store.
The Devine Healer is again in the
city. Now the Mayor should put on
an extra force of policemen.
A Trip to the Circus did not ar
rive yesterday and there was no show
last night This company travels in
its own car and it could not make
arrangements to lie transf.-ivd from
Grand Tower hero.
There are a number of people in the
southeastern part of the city who
turn their stock out every night. The
city authorities should look after
The whole system is drained and
undermined by indolent ulcers and
open sores. DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salve speedily heals them. It is the
best pile cure known. For sale by J.
Maple Wilson, Druggist.
Wo want a man for city marshal
who will enforce the law.
j By the will of Elezar Block Mrs.
icuuio yj. Diuv& is uiaue executrix
.... : tm i : . 3 .
j of the Block estate without bond.
! The four tramps who were arrested
j and tried for vagrancy in the Police
; Court yesterday evening were
released yesterday evening and given
I time to leave the city.
i There is a crazy colored man ib
! this city who is a public nuisance and
ithe authorities should
i placed out of the way.
j "Boyswill be boys," but you can't
afford to iose any of them. Be ready
for the green apple season by having
DeWitt's Colic and Cholera Cure in
the house. For sale by J. Maple Wil
City candidates are out seeing the
voters. They are shaking honds and
Hotel Scott holds its own with the
other hotels in this city. It has a run
of customers that will never leave it
for they are treated as nicely as they
want to be treated. They get their
meals when they want to eat and they
get just what they want served in reg
ular city style.
Don't trifle away time when you
have cholera morbus or diarrhoea.
Fight them in the lieginning with De
Witt's Colic and Cholera Cure. You
don't have to wait for results, they
are instantaneous, and it leaves the
bow.-Is in healthy condition. For sale
oy .i. .uapie w uson. wruggist.
Next Tuesday will be election day
and a big vote will be polled. Two
years ago there wer eight hundred
and fifty-three votes polled at the city
election. Then there were only two
candidates in The field for Mayor.
This year there are four candidates
for that otliee. and a larger vote will
be polled. '
Major Brooks issurveyingtho route
for tbe extension of the Commerce
railroad to this city. He informs us
that the line from the month of the
creek to this city will be almost as
straight as a gun barrel.
The bri ue on the Chicago - Texes
Railroad will be ready for jthe cars
to pass over some time next week.
Until iih-m the transfer business lie
t '.ven thi-i city and Grand Tower will
CO. it it: lie.
At this season of the year colds
generally al'ect the lungs worse than
at any oti.er time. Dr. Bell's Pine
Tar Ho:ev will break a cold in less
time than a::y I;novn remedy, and it
strengthens and invigorates tlie lungs
and bronchial tubes
The Pivseott House when remodeled
will lc one of the :n sr con venient as
well as on.- of 1he best furnished
hotels in Southeast Missouri.
Edward S. Lilly received a whole
car lead of plows hist week.
A new Pension Board for this city
will soon be tin the list of appoint
ments. Charley Armgard is at Blocmfield.
He is going to start up in the black
smith business i:i that town.
The Cv1-.ii i) !". r.ii'i.-j 1 1 ;i are
now convinced that Capi Giaardcau
is the point for them to reach to have
an u:;;n!i:--r:!i;i d criming i all the year
roiled. Thee floods in the lower
coiintie have cost the railroads
thousands of dollars and if they re
build they know not when they will
have the si.me work to do over again.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer:! have been
troubled with rheumatism and lung
trouble for a number of years, can
say I never had any thing help me
like your Family Care.
Mi:.-'. ;1. Wl.VCART.
Sold at .i. .Vajile Wiison's drug store.
ili):i. Marshall Arnold of Benton is
in til'- city at. the h.-dsiJe of his father
who is dangerously ill.
Circuit Clerk Gordon, of Pemiseott
county, who is in the city, says the
situation at. Gayoso is not as bad
as reported by the St. Louis papers.
Don't lielieve all you hear about
til- different candidates for city offi
ces. -Ii.st jjo to the polls on election
day and vote the regular ticket.
Mr. L. H. Gralssell, Republican
nominee for City Treasurer, is not
making an active canvass for the
offie--. He is a prominent and suc
cessful business man who is known to
all om- people ami being the regular
Republican nominee it is not neces
sary for him to make a canvass.
It doesn't matter much whether sick
headache, billiousness. indigestion
and constipation are caused by neg
lect, or by unavoidable circumstances:
DeWitt's Little Early Risers will
speedily.cure them all. For sale by
3. Maple Wilson. Druggist.
.1. S. Miller, of Bloomlield. is in
the city. Mr. Miller ia an applicant
for the Bloomlield post-office and he
stands a good show of being appoint
The colord boys were out serenad
ing last night and they did not forget
the e ditor of the Dejiockat.
ileiinrtn llabiseh's horse attached
to a lumber wagon ran awaw yester
day evening and Mr. Rabiseh was
badly bruised up.
We can come iu two of naming the
candidates on the election tickets at
the city election that will be elected.
Money makes the mare go. If you don't
believe we can name all but two just
step up to the captain's office and say
j Henry Xassbaum's name will be on
the election ticket for School Director.
Mr. Nussbaum is a good citizen and
he should be elected.
E. F. Blomeyer will have a walk
over in the fourth ward for Council
man. There are not enough Democrats
in that ward to run a ticket.
j The Republecan city ticket is the
! only regularly nominated ticket in the
field and there is no reason why it
should not bo elected.
Many lives have baen saved by the
timely use of Dr. Bell's Pine Tar
Honey. When a cold creeps upon
you, or a cough racks your lungs, no
remedy is so prompt or effectual. Can
be given to children with perfect safety
and is sure to produce beneficial
Scott .-eeeived to-day, fresh oysters,
fresh strawberries, tomatoes, game,
fish and fresh vegetables. Scott al
ways has the best of everything.
Prof. Caruthers, who was teaching
school in Tom Joyel's place at Nev
Madrid, came home yasterday. On
account of the high water the school
at New Madrid closed last Friday.
Mr. E. W. Flentge is somebody's
Hanna in this city election. He is
making speeches to the colored voters.
He told the colored voters last night
that they should stick to their friends
i and vote right.
Whatever a druggist tells you he
has something just as good for coughs,
colds, grip, etc., as Dr. Bell's Pine
Tar Honey, he is thinking of bis profits,
and not of your welfare. We make
the srenuine and authorize all druggists
to guarantee it to be the best on earth.
The E. E Southerlin Medicine Co..
William Stolzer & Co., will open a
meat market iu the old Lipp stand
on Broadway to-morrow morning.
They propose to sell the best of meats
and they solicit, a. share of the public
Capt. C. ('. .Tnden has had his name
taken off the Citizen's ticket for Coun
cilman i:i ihe fourth ward. Capt.
laden says his name was placed on
t':e ticket without bis consent.
How many deaths can be traced to
a "slight cold" The record of mor
tality would lx! greatly reduced if
every home was supplied with a bottle
of Dr. Bell's Pine; Tar Honey. The
great exterminator of coughs, colds,
croup and kindered affections.
K. W. Flentge attended a colored
club meeting last night and delivered
a six-cch a yard long. Hi? told his
colored friends that it was their duty
to stick to their friends in the city
election. He didn't indicate, however.
who those friends were whether they
were on the Republican. Citizen's,
People's, Independent or Reform
The longer you in -gleet a cold the
harder it is to get rid of it. The very
first symto'.n should be met w ith a dose
of Dr. Bell's Pine Tar Honey. This
fan. oils re-ri'-dy will cure it whether of
of s'n.r! i.r long standing.
Th'-r- ! :..;!. candidates in this
city v ' -ire liable to talk themselves
to !:..'! :'..;.. ;;,e eloction comes off.
Many a day's work is lost by sick
headache. -au-scd by indigestion and
stomach troubles. DeWitt's Little
Early lasers -are the most effectual
pill for overcoming such difficulties.
For sale oy .1 . Maple Wilson. Drug
gist. Dr. A. ! Hn-n-'yer is having a
painpiiKr printed. It is an address
by Dr. Kii. : i.ig of the South- ast
Medical Society. Dr. Biomeyer's
friend Jodie Flynn. is doing thework.
The vote of Dr. S. S. iIa:-:-! for
Mayor wiil surprise the natives.
Candidates for city oljii-v-. should
call in their Jonnahs b -f.;v it, is too
Whether it's a stubboi n cold or just
a sniffle, you can cure it for good w ith
Dr. Bell's Pinn Tar Iloi.ey. This
famous Jemedy taken in time will stop
the progress of consumption and
bring the color of health to the pallid
There is nothing to hinder business
from picking up. b:it herein this sec
tion of country we need not exjui-t a
business boom mvil after wheat harv
est. An old river man tells us that the
worst of the high water is over. He
says the river here is now about as
high as it will gvt this year.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer:--Dear Sir: Mrs.
Hamburg induced me to try your Fam
ily Cure, 1 was greatly benefited by it
and 1 recommended it to every lady
in poor health. Respectfully.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drugstore.
Our mills ave paying eighty -eight
cents for wheat but they are getting in
very littie at that price.
If you have ever seen a little child
in ihe agony of summer complaint,
you can realize the danger of the
troub!.- and appreciate the- value of
instantaneous relief always affored
by DeWitt's Colic and Cholera Cure.
For dysentery and diarrhoea it is a
reliable remedy. We could not afford
to recommend this as a cure unless
it were a cure. For sale by J. Maple
Arboi-al soap for chapped skin.
Jodie Flynn is still in the race for
City Attorney. Jodie will get there
Campaign lies are flying thick in
the city. Don't be deceived by the
false reports. Turn your backs on the
men who are circulating stories about
The Democrat will have the last
say in the city election. Candidates
who want to reach the voters will be
allowed space in our columns at reg
ular advertising rates.
Dr. Bell's Pine Tar Honey cures
coughs and colds. It sooths the air
passages. It heals the bronchial tubes.
It strengthens weak lungs. It builds
np the tissues. It enables the blood
to receive its proper supply of oxygen.
Capt. John Langlois, first clerk on
the steamer City of New Orleans, was
out shaking hands with his old friends
this afternoon while his boat was
taking on flour at the Union Mills.
The man who is always crying down j
his own town and its ; cople is not a
good citizen. We have some of those
kind of people here.
The Union Milling Company
shipjied a lot of flour on the steamer
City of New Orleans to-day, to the
Fritz Siemers, of Gordonville, is in
the city. Fritz is a candidate for
Deputy Revenue Collector and he is
here getting signers to his petition.
The Anchor Line steamer City of
New Orleans, down, landed at our
wharf this afternoon and took on a
lot of lime from the Matteson Paint
It was reported on the street this
morning that one of the candidates
for Mayor had withdrawn from the
race, but there was no truth in the re
port. They are all on the ticket to
stay till the votes are counted next
I heard of Dr. Bell's Pine Tar
Honey, and seeing many recommen
dations from different persons, of its
wonderful valuable merits, I thought
would try a bottle. I have been
seriously affected for twenty-five years
with a cough and pains in my side
and breast that were causing me a
miserable life. I spent hundreds of
dollars with doctors and for medicine,
but every thing failed until I found
this wonderful remedy. It beats the
world and has saved my life. I re
commend Dr. Bell's Pine Tar Honey
to every tiody
wiih weak Jungs.
.!. P.. Rosseli. i
;t is a
We have not heard from Co;igi-.-ss-man
Vandivvr siuee he t-oo'c his s.-at
in Congress, lie i j,ot as i.'g in
Congress as In- . in Jh- Southeast
The i 'itme.v ivi-g Works at Dio-im-tield
works a htrg: force of hands. It
runs day am
t a.ieidates who lielieve a .1 t.'.e men
ates who lielieve a'l
who ti ii thinr they are going to vote
for the::i are going to lx; fooled. They
are men who will promise their sup
port lo every candidate they meet.
Xinujiei A: Co.. have rente I the cor
i:er room in the St. Charles Hotel
building for an ice cream and candy
A merchant tells us that trade is
jiicking up but is not as good yet as
he vonld like tosee it.
The race for Mayor is going to te
close. The four candidates will all
poll fairly good votes.
There is more politics in the city
ekclion tl.an ever before in the his
tory of the city, but the trouble i. it
is badly muddled.
Never go away from home nirhout a
boitie of Dr. Beli's Pine Tar Honey.
Chant of climate, change of apart
t.'ents or exposure may bring i n a
old which nothing but :his famous
remedy will cure.
Jodie Flynn fell off a street car on
Spanish stieet last Tuesday. That
proves that the old philosopher is not
Don't scratch your city ticked. Vote
her straight. :io mater who is on the
The river raised seven inches here
last night and it coniinues to rise.
City politics are warming up.
The soliciting committee for sub
scriptions for Hoiick's Missouri &
Arkansas Railroad will start out next
Monday and we hope our people will
treat the committee nicely.
If ;. ou ii tend to scratch your city
ticket if s: o vou scratch the right
'ibe'.v aie t:-ii ks politics as well
as i- t:sde-. V.e prepared to head off
Candidates for city offices should
not get excited. An excited man is
liable to get his foot in it.
Jodie Flynn will be a roaster on
the salt river packet that will leave
th w!i;;rf :) tiiis city next Tu -day
Arboi-al and Arbor-al soap for sale
by W. H. Coerver, W. C. Haman, I
B. Miller and W. A. Trickey.
Reports fro:a ti e uyer rivers are
n;.- iir. encouraging for the flood
sufferers of the south. All the upper
rivers an firing rapidly and big
w.it. r is promi-ed for the Mississippi.
Directory of the Principal Business Houses
The following is published daily for the
benefit of traveling salesmen, strangers and
the public generally. It cannot fail to prove
of interesjtto all who intend transacting busi
ness in Cape Girardeau.
V,-. G. POLACK, H- S1RAT.MAN,
Dealer in General Merchandise. I t lU1' Groceries, Feed, Fruits, Elc.,
fill Broadway. i No. :t Main St.
H. S. DEANE, i CUAS. j. HAMAN,
Real Estate and Insurance. Uoot a:ld dbo,ii Exclus'-ily,
102A Main street Maln St-
JOHN H. SANDER & SON, STURDI VANT BANK,
Groceries, Dry Goods and Notions. . . ., Capitol jO,000. t
Cor. Sprigg & Williams Sts. uf' Maln rheml3 hts'
BEN GOCKEL, .. , P: tt ?I?Y'
j . , , . A holesale and Retail Grocer.
&tar Livery, Feed and aale btable. Also Agent Str. New South.
Spanish Street. North Levee.
VOGELSANG EU oc KEYNoLDa JAS. McKENNA & CO.,
Hardware and Farm Iwplerants. Dealers in Hides, Wool, Furs, Etc.
One door S. of First National Bank. ;X Cor. Themis & Water Sts.
0. wTbaHN, MRS. J. WARNER,
Wholesale and Retail Hardware. Haarig Meat Market. '? .
10, VZ & 14 N. Main St. Good Hope Street. -
F. H. VASTERLING, J. MAPLE WILSON,
Dealer in Dry Good and Groceries. Drugsrist and Stationer,.
Cor. Broadway and Middle Sts. 117 Main St. f ' y ' ' 1
JAMES B. DENNIS. VOGEL & BRUNKHOKST, -
Attorney at Law. Galvanized Iron House Fronts, Stoves
Main street. and Tinware, . ' . . . , , v
: .. Broadway. - r ; .. .
AUG. BIERWIRTH. T.fvtT,T
. , , GEO. G. KIM MEL,
Cigars and Smokers Articles. . . A .,,
i, - Attorney at Law and Notary Public
33 Mal 8treet 102 Maim street '
1. BEN. MILLER, : r .
Drugs, Books and Stationery. THE NEW IDLEWILD,
& & 7 Main street Semi-weekly St Louis and Cape Glr-
ardeau Packet Company.
EDWARD S. LILLY, : -r
Hardware. Warehouse on Spanish St ARCADE SALOON, -' ' .
33 & 35 Main street. Aug'. Schivelbine, Prop.-:,
. Kentucky Bourbons. -
E. H. ENGELMANN, . 1 ' "
Fire Insurance. "THE BEE STORE," :
Office at Court House. Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods. "
, TJT,V Cor". Spanish and Independence street.
HfciNwi rlLciN, -'
Proprietor R, G. RANNEY, , f ; :
Prescott House, 2i Main St Attorney at Law. ' I .' " -, -
HOTEL SCOTT, Independence street. .'
M. A. Scott, Proprietor. : :
Best Meals in the City. UNION MILLING CO.,
COWGILL & YOUNG; FuU Nf " '
The Barbers, also Hot and Cold Baths 2 !
. South Main St w TRAVIS,
DAVID A. GLENN. Dentist-
Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods, 107 Main street
I'arpets. 27 Main Street. P. A. HOCH. '
HFN' "Y NUSSB UM Furniture and Undertaking.
iJeaierin Dry;o(..ls.Groce'ries.Boots, No. 25 Main Strc-et.
Shoes and General Merchandise y jp'jj
- Yj. C. WOODY, Notary Public, Real Estate, Collecting
I'hotograoh Gallery ami Loan Agent Main & Themis
iJei. -St. 'barle iiotei i: Court House :
- CAPE BREWERY & ICE CO.
PR. P. W. MURTON, Manufacturers of Pure Lager Beer
Practical Dentist. O.ii-e Sturdivant Extra Pale Bottle Df and Ice.
Bank Biiildinif. Cape Girardeau. Mo from Distilled Water.
No. 1 Cures Fever.
No. 2 " Worms.
No. 3 " Infants Diseases.
No. 4 " Diarrhea.
No. 8 " Neuralgia.
No. ' 9 Cures Headache.
No. lO Dyspepsia.
No. 11 " - Delayed Periods.
No. 12 " . Leuchorrea.
No. 14 " Skin Diseases.
No. 13 Cures Rheumatism.
No. 16 " Malaria.
No. 20 " Whooping Cough
No. 27 " Kidney Diseases.
No. 30 " Urinary Diseases
No. 77 " Colds and Grip.
Sold bv DrncRists. or sent prepaid on
receipt of price, 25c., or 5 for $1.
Dr. Humphreys Homeopathic Haxttai.
of Diseases Mailed Fbee.
Humphreys' Ked. Co., Ill William 8t, H. T.
COLLAF 3. A
Ami all other kind of collai harneaa, ia
ilea aod bridle. All work n u aniarautet
Also dealer in BUGGIES, CARTS, Koadwair
una anil all kind of vehicli-a.
Cor. Rroadway and Spi-igjf btivt-t.
M. E. LEMING,
Manufactcrerif and Dealer in Rough
cypi:ess, oak and gum
cyprkss lath and shingles.
Mill and yard south of railroad
shops, Cajie Girardeau. Mo.
J. M. MOHBIJlt.
u r. uavii-
MORRISON & DAVIS,
LOAN AND COLLECTING AGENCY
Uonsea lots and farms for sale. Rents col
lected and abstracts famished . Office on Span
ish atreet.Cape Wirardeau. Mo.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Will practice In all the courts and attend
all business entrusted to him.
Cape City Roller Mills.
Latest Improved Roller Process." '"
Having il0)i;rd tlie U!!er Procen, we are
now ;ire;ari to makr floor or the flneni pride.
A trial al our l.'oiit-r Prutm Floor will con
vinra- Mtn ihRl it i tlx- l-ol Mour nia'U- Glv
n a trial . "
STEIN BROS. Pro'j:."
Broadway, - 'ane Girardeau. Mo.
JOHK L. AVILLSR.
DEAl.EK IN FINK FKANU8 OT '.
The Hnrat ralntii In thr citv. -"rjieclal -ttr.
giTen lo the jig failc. trenCar",MeraH"aj,a
All di.seanets treated, best of trained
nurses in attendance. Address,
M. A . VORBTCK. M- D. H
No. i:15 Old Manchester Road.
St. Ixris. Mo
t. r. ruff:?;
Union Trust Building: 'Corner 7th and
Olive Street, St. Loris.' Mo.
The Nest fi.rcr.sfiil HemedT ever dlacov.
ered. as U is certain In lu c3ccU and doe not
blister. Bead proof below.
KENDALL'S SPAVIN CURE.
TioaoB. Ohio, Jan. 1Mb, 1398.
Ira. B. J. Kmu. Co.
OentaI hare been using yotrr Spa-rln Cora
wltb remarkable anccesa on a KlBg-bmie of
lomr tandlDi It', a .ore rare. I think,
la alaaaat every caae. iour tralTj
KENDALL'S SPAVIN CURE.
JT. Locis, Xo April TXh, E9 -Pa.
B. 3. Ksrniix Co.
Gen la : 1 tried toot " EamaLLl SrAVlit CUWU.m
and It had tba desired effect, I naed sot quit) .
half a bottle of It. Kt horse had a Terrtbto
feprmia on his leg. Rrspecifullyjoars,
IXjRENCE WO.nrfj, toe Baker.
Price S1J10 per bottle. . ,
DR. B.J. KESnATLCO
Enawbarga Falla, VenawaU .
SOM 15f AM, DKUCOIST8.