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Everything of Local Form To be
Found That Is of Interest.
The business man who does not
patronize his home paper is a danger
ous man to deal with. If he be a
merchant he sells shoddy goods and
if he is a saloon-keeper he waters his
Albert Phelan of Dexter is in the
city stopping at Hotel Scott.
William Oberheide is celebrating
his thirty-third birthday to-day. Bill
is no spring chicken if he does look
The household remedy is Hunt's
Lightning Oil. All aches and pains
quickly relieved. Satisfaction or
money refunded. For sale by all
Capt. Schuchert informs us that the
explosion of the powder magazine on
the burning steamer Bluff City cost
him about two hundred dollars. All
the glass in the doors and windows in
his business houses at Chester were
shattered by the explosion.
Hon. Louis Houck received a fine
registered Southdown buck sheep from
Illinois the other day. He is the finest
sheep ever brought to Southeast Mis
souri. Uriah Jones, Hezekian Brown and
John Peter Smith will testify to the
wonderful curative properties of Dr.
Simmons' Cough Syrup. Sample bot
tles free. Satisfaction or money re
funded. For sale by all druggists.
If those people who sneak around
and read the Democrat without pay
ing for it will call at the Democrat
office and swear thatthey are too poor
to pay we will put them on our charity
list and send them the paper free of
charge. A sneak is a dangerous man.
If yon 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
M. Maple Willson's drug store.
We are in receipt of a very interest
ing communication from a young lady
cf St. Louis. The lady tells a little
tale of woe about a certain minister
whose headquarters are not a thousand
miles from the DEMOCRAT office.
Charles T. Lewis moved into his
new house to-day.
Certainly you don't want to suffer
with dyspepsia, constipation, sick
headache, sallow skin and loss of ap
petite. You have never tried De
Witt's Little Early Risers for these
complaints or you would have been
cured. They are small pills but great
regulators. Wm. H. Coerver.
It is reported on the streets to-day
that the Commissioners appointed to
assess the damages to Louis Houck
for the sixty-five acres of land at
Gray's Point for the Cotton Belt Rail
road terminals has returned a verdict
in favor of Mr. Houck for forty-two
Dr. A. P. Sawyer; Dear Sir: Mrs.
Hamburg induced me to try your Fam
ily Cure, I was greatly benefited by it
and 1 recommended it to every lady
in poor health. Respectfully,
MRS. ASHE R.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drugstore.
There were three cases in the Police
Court yesterday and the city was the
victor in each case.
Henry Meysteadt is packing pork.
Ben Gockel hat moved to Jackson.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: I 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 Cure.
Mrs. H. Wingart,
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drug store.
There is no harm for a man to court
more than one giri.
Dr. Franklin of Dutchtown was in
the city bright and early this morn
ing. What is it? A cure for Coughs,
Colds, Croup, Whooping Congo,
Hoarseness, Sore Throat, and all
Bronchial Affections of the Throat,
Chest and Lungs. M doses for ."tO
cents. Mo;iej refunded if it fails to
give satisfaction: we mean Dr. Sim
mons' Cough Syrup. For sale by all
M. A. Scott has been sick several
days and on that account he will not
serve the regular Thanksgiving dinner
Congressman Vandiver informs us
that, he will not move to Washington.
His family will accompany him to
Washington and spend the winter.
Miss Carrii Gubernator, of 4."40
Garfield Avenue, Si. Louis, is visit
ing her cousin, Mr. Kdward S. Lilly,
in this city.
The Broadway Theatre was well fill
ed last night to see the Old Farmer
Hopkins Company. We understand
the show was good.
A cough is an easy thing to cure if
taken in time. It is dangerous to neg
lect one for any length of time. . Dr.
Simmons'Cough Syrupis guaranteed.
Fifty cents a bottle. For sale by all
H. A. Leher is working out at Gor-donrllle.
State Auditor Seibert is visiting
relatives and friends at Jackson. He
has been there since last Friday.
Judge Joseph Koehler of Jackson
has been in St. Louis this week.
Dr. Sawyer: Dear Sir; I can say
with pleasure that I have been usin3
your medicine, and will recommend it
to all suffering ladies.
Mrr. W. W. Weathershee,
, , . Augusta, Ga.
bold at J. Maple Willson's drugstore
Jodie Flynn will cook his goose for
dinner to-morrow. That's what he
gets for monkeying with free silver.
Small precautions often prevent
great mischiefs. De Witt's Little Early
Risers are very small pills in size, but
are most effective in preventing the
most serious forms of liver and stom
ach troubles. They cure constipation
and headache and regulate the bow
els. Wm. H. Coerver.
The editor of the Great Religious
Daily had to purchase a turkey for
Thanksgiving dinner. The christian
people of this town are surelv a.
a generous people to themselves.
Dr. A. P. Sawyer: Dear doctor I
have used and sold your Familv Cure
with excellent resoults. It cured me
of the rheumatism and I now am SO
years old and have not an ache or
pain. Mrs. F. a. Rhoads.
Sold at J. Maple Wilson's drug store.
Dr. Grissom went to Bloomfield
yesterday. He will return home Sat
Christ eldmacher who has been
dangerously 111 with typhoid fever for
nearly two weeks is now improving
and in a fair way to recover.
The "Bicyclist's Best Friend" is a
familiar name for DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve, always ready for emer
gencies. While a specific for Diles. it
also instantly relieves and cures cuts,
Druises, salt rheum, eczema and all
affections of the skin. It never fails.
Wm. H. Coerver.
Dr. S. S. Harris was taken to St
Louis thi.-morning for treatment. Mrs.
Harris and Capt. Nesmith accom
Why Dr. Simmous' Cousrh SvruD is
the cheapest. It is the only cough
remedy giving ;A) doses for 50 cents.
Money is refundad if not benefitted or
satisfied. Try it. Ask your druo-inat
for a sample bottle. For sale by all
Judge Bahn went over to Illinois
yesterday evening to remain over
night so as to be near the duck shoot
ing grounds this morning.
Ex-Judge Bartels is in the city to
Henry Kistner called on the Demo
It is too. much to have to scratch
for a livingand for relief also. Hunt's
cure will not help you in the former
. 1 . :,, T. . n ..
uase, uut win sure cure ilea, letter or
ningworm, itcmng files, or it costs
vou nothinir. Prire T0
by all druggists.
H. W. Absher and wife of Marion,
Illinois, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
J. M. Allison in this city.
Jodie Flynn says he had a turkey
for dinner yesterday.
Putnam Fadeless Dyes are as cheap
at lac to 30c per package as other
makes would be at 10c, for each pack
age colors from one and one-half to
three times as much goods as any
other. 10c per package. Sold by W.
H. Coerver. wit
Louie Tobler attended a swell ball
at Jackson last night.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Meyer attended
the entertainment at the Convent yes
terday. VOU ought to know that when suf
fering from any kidney trouble that a
safe, sure remedy is Foley's Kidney
Cure. Guaranteed or money refunded.
W. H. Coerver, druggist.
Mrs. George Cherry fell over a
clothes line pole in her yard yes
terday morningand was badly injured.
She is eighty years old and she may
be confined to her bed a long time
from her injuries.
Thanksgiving day was a dull day
in this city but everybody had good
Arboi-ul and Arbor-al soap for sale
bv W. H. Coerver, W. C. Haman, I
B. Miller and W. A. Trickey.
David A. Glenn closed his store
part of the day yesterday to allow his
clerks to enjoy Thanksgiving day with
The Cross farm has been valued, by
three of the best farmers inthe county,
at twenty dollars per acre. There
seems to be negotiations going on for
the sale of this farm as the three farm
ers were selected to appraise the land.
Running sores, indolent ulcers and
similar troubles, even though of many
year's standing, may becuredby using
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve. It
soothes, strengthens and heals. It is
the great pile cure. W. H. Coerver.
The little daughter of John Oliver
is in the hospital with typhoid fever.
Judge Joseph Medley will occupy
his seat at the next term of the County
Albert Hawkins of Blodgett." Scott
county, is in the city.
Hotel Scott served a fine dinner
yesterday notwithstanding the fact that
M. A. Scott, the proprietor, was con
fined to his bed.
For Rent A nice office room in the
Capt. Schuchert has lost his water
spaniel dog. He requests us to state
that he will pay a liberal reward for
the return of the dog. The animal is
the regular water spaniel, brown color
with a white breast.
Quite a number of our young folks
went out to Jackson last night to at
tend a dance. They say they had a
Moments are useless if trided away;
and they are dangerously wasted if
consumed by delay in cases where One
Minute Cough Cure would bring im
mediate relief. W. H. Coerver.
The material is on the ground and
the contract is let for putting in the
telephone exchange in Jackson. It is
understood that the patrons of the
telephone exchange in this city will
have free toll with the telephone ex
change patrons in Jackson.
Thanksgiving services were well at
tended in all our churches yesterday.
W. H. Andrus and wife, of Chicago,
are in the city, the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Matteson.
Evil after effects never follow the
use of Dr. Bell's Peppermint Chill
Tonic. It is a pleasant liver laxative.
It makes rich, red blood. It makes
stout, sound bone. It makes flesh. It
makes rosy cheaks. All of this cures
chills so they stay cured. Dealers
Game will suffer when the two teams
of the F. F. F. Gun Club go out on
the 6th of December.
The Democrat was presented with
a big fat turkey forThanksgiving din
ner by Mr. Gillilan, manager of the
Western Poultry and Game Company.
To heal the broken and diseased
tissues, to soothe the irritated sur
faces, to instantly relieve and to per
manently cure is the mission of De
Witt's Witch Hazel Salve. W. H.
Dr. Grissom and wifereturned home
from Bloomfield Wednesday evening.
The stockholders of the Fair Asso
ciation will meet on the first Saturday
in December and elect officers for the
Luke Russell drove into an arc
light at the crossing of Main and
Themis streets this afternoon and de
molished the top of his buggy. The
lamp caught the top of his buggy and
both lamp and buggy were badly
If you have ever seen a little child
in a paroxysm of whooping cough, or
if you have been annoyed by a con
stant tickling in the throat, you can
appreciate the value of One Minute
Cough Cure, which gives quick relief.
Wm. H. Coerver.
are they who while suffering from
Kidney Diseases are prejudiced against
all advertised remedies. They should
know t.iat Foley's Kiddey Curt, is no
a quack renvdy, but an honest guar
anteeu medicine for Kidney and Blad
der troubles. W. H. Coerver, Drug
gist. Annual Hunt of the F. F. F. Sun
Sides chosen for the annual hunt of
the F. F. F. Gun Club, to take place
on December 6th, 1897:
S. K. Arthur, Will Warren,
L. S. Joseph, M. E. Leming,
E. W. Flentge, F. E. Burrough,
J. A. Matteson, F. Liggett,
R. Bahn, S. S. Hartzell,
O. M. Crudson, Chas. Roehl.
G. E. Alt, Dr. Ralston,
W. M. Stone, L. J. Albert, Sr.,
Emil Pott, W. V. Leech,
R. E. Gannou, D. A. Glenn,
Ed. Pott, Prof. Wood,
Prof. McLef.ry. Prof. Johnson,
Robt. Matteson. W. S. Albert,
G. H. Dempsey, J. W. Taylor.
C. W. McCray, Al. Chenue.
Game shall be rated as follows :
Quail, 25: duck. 50: turkey, wild, 250:
geese, 250: deer, 500: uove. 10: squir
rel, 15: rabbit, 15.
Hunt shall last the full twenty-four
hours of December th. All
members not participating in the hunt
will be required to pay a tine of 81.
unless released from duty by their re
Previous rules of the club shall
govern this hunt.
All game to be deposited with the
official scorer, Mr. J. H. Lyons, at
Al Chenue's vacant store, on Main
A Warm Friend.
Foley's Colic Cure is very hot, but
when diluted it is a warm friend in
deed to those suffering from bowel
eomDlaint. It never fails. 25c. and
50c. W. H. Coerver. Druggist.
To the Shareholders of the Cape Gir
ardeau Building and Loan Associ
An election will be held on the first
Monday in December, 1897, to elect
nine (9) Directors, at the Secretary's
office, between the hours of 7:30 and 9
o'clock P. M., December 6th. 1897.
HENRY A. ASTHOLZ,
Mr. Editor: For the information
of the young swells who are in the
habit of racing their horses and bug
gies on north Main strret (in Donny
brook) on Sunday afternoons at the
peril of women anil children, driving
or on foot, we ask you to publish the
section of the city ordinance referring
to fast driving, as it may save them a
fine and costs in the Police Court if
'Fast Driving, etc." Every person
who shall in tbiscitv or anythorough
fare, lane, street, alley or public
place, ride or drive any horse, or
horses, or other animal or animals,
in such a manner as to endanger, ter
rify or unreasonably incommode any
person, faster than a moder
ate gait shall be deemed guilty
of a misdemeanor.
The fine for a violation of above
section is not less than five dollars
nor more than 100.
Bucklen'a Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum
fever sores, tetter, chapped hands.
chilblains, corns, and all skin erup
tions, and positively cures piles, or no
pay required. It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction or money refunded
Price 25 cents per box. For sale at
W. C. Haman and all Drug Stores.
Notice to Tax Payers.
Notice is hereby given to all persons
indebted to the City of Cape Girar
deau for taxes, that the tax books are
now in mj possession, and the taxes
thereon due, and I will be in attend
ance at my office in the Court House
during each day of the week from 9
o'clock a. m. to 4 o'clock p. m. to
collect the same until the 1st day of
January, 1898; and further, that unless
said taxes are fully paid before the
1st day of January, 1898, they shall
become delinquent and bear interest
at the rate of 1 per cent, per month
for each and every month they remain
unpaid, after they become delinquent;
and their collection will be enforced
byjsuit to enforce the lein on real
estate as provided by law, and the
seizure and sale of personal property
as provided by ordinance.
Cape Girardeau. Mo., Nov. 16. 1897.
Heart-burn from excessive smoking,
or from any other cause, is relieved
by the first dose of No. 10, Dr. Hum
phreys" Specific for Dyspepsia. 25c
New Bakery Firm.
H. J. Martens, having purchased a
half interest in the Bakery business
of the Hanichen Bakery, will continue
the business at the old stand. The
business will be conducted under the
firm name of Martens & Co. A de
livery wagon will make the daily
rounds as heretofore and the firm will
do all in Its power to merit the trade
of the public. We would be pleased
to retain all the old customers and we
assure them we will treat them with
Those knowing themselves indebted
to the old firm will accommodate us by
calling and settling.
MARTENS & CO.
Two Uuod Things.
"77" for Grip and Colds; No. 10 for
Dyspepsia, Indigestion and Weak
Stomach; 25c each at all druggists.
Great Music Offer.
Send us the names and addresses of
three or more performers on the piano
or organ together with ten cents in
silver or postage and we will mail you
ten pieces full sheet music, consisting
of popular songs, waltzes, inarches,
etc., arranged for the piano and or
Popular Music Pub. Co.,
The co-partnership heretofore exist
ing between Henry Nussbaum, Sr.,
and Henry Nussbaum, Jr., under the
firm name of H. Nussbaum & Son,
jeneral merchandise, was on the 4th
day of October, 1897, dissolved by
mutual consent, Henry Nussbaum,
si-., retiring from the business.
All who are indebted to. or have
accounts against, said firm of H. Nuss
baum or Nussbaum & Son, will please
call for settlement.
H. Nussbaum & Son.
Charles W. Stehr having purchased
the interest of Henry Nussbaum, Sr..
in the store of H. Nussbaum & Son,
the name of the firm is now Nussbaum
I would be pleased to have all my
old friends call on me in my new quar
ters, and I assure them that I will
treat them right.
Charles W. Stehr.
Cape Girardeau. Mo., Nov. 8, 1897.
Notice is hereby giyen that the an
nual meeting of the stockholders of
the Southeastern District Agricultural
Society will be held at the court house
in the city of Cape Girardeau on Sat
urday, December 4th, 1897, to elect a
President, Vice-President and seven
Directors for said Society. The polls
will be open from one o'clock to three
o clock p. m.
E. H. Engelmann,
Attractive offering of seasonable mer
chandise for this Thanksgiving Week.
YOUR STEADY PATRONAGE.
To furnish you such perfectly satisfactory qualities at such
reasonable prices that will bring you back again is the constant
study and aim of our store. Every price and quality is an
assurance to you that we value your steady patronage.
Novelty wool dress goods 42 inches wide for 25 cents
per yard; the new Fall shadings and weaves. A full line of
cotton and cotton and wool mixture suitings from 10 cents up
to 25 cents per yard. A supberb collection of better dress
goods ranging in price from 25
Ladies Jersey ribbed cotton under vests a 25 cents a garment
an unusual offer a value not often shown; can please you
from our underwear stock.
Corsets at 40 cents and up unmatchable at the price we
make you on Dr. Warner's and other standard makes o
fashionable, durable glove fitting corsets.
Our 75 cents a pair blankets, handsome striped borders
grey or white, heavy and firm
blanket opportunity. We can
price from 75 cents a pair up to
Our patent thumb kid glove at $1.00 a pair is the m
styles in the most contrasting colloring, in trimminf
blacks, in the latest fall shades.
All wool ingrain carpets at 50 cents per yard
ones if yon want 'em, better ones if you desire the
woven, choice patterns, newest ideas. The ere
season's selections for colorings are our carpets.
This is a Happy Combin
Of good clothing and low prices at our store, anj ... -ixt(
known us a careful dresser, meeting in a genteal; eco . j
way fashions demands in what is most correct for men's weal
ifhe buys our kind of clothing. Men's suits from $3.00 to
$15.00. Boys suits from $1.00 up. Big lot of boys and
men's overcoats at very low prices.
They are Peerless.
There is not one unsatisfactory or poorly made garment
in our stock of Ladies and Misses Wraps. Each Jacket or
Cape must be exactly right in making and every little detail
in finish and fit must be perfect lines. We can please you, ,
and our prices are most reasonable. Call and see that all we
say is true.
Yours for a good Turkey to carve. Yours for a fkll
share of goods we are carving
DON'T GET HOT
When you are worrying about that poor and
unsatisfactory stove you are now using but
make up your mind at
comfort of a
Air Tight Heater which not only saves you
time and worry, but money in your wood
bill. We can outfit you
shovels, coal hods, stove pipe, elbows and a
whole lot cf things you
34 36 Main Street.
Clean, Safe. Durable, Handsome
Edward 3. Irilly,.
Hardware and House Furnishing Goods.
cents up to $1.25 per yard.
full 10-4 in size. A specia'
show you . blankets ranging
$7.00 a pair.
the price on.
once and enjoy the
in stove boards, coal
Heats from two
to four Rooms
e a s i 1 y. Re
quires little attention.