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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 20 February 1897

A GREAT STKUCTDEE. tt Spans the Harlem River at New York City. Completion of the Kev York C-n-tral'a Fonr-Trrk DrawOrtdfe ad u laiDwiu Steel Viaduct. One of the mot remarkable feats of engineering on record is just com pleted, aDd tlic passenger entering i'ew York from the north now rides over one of the grandest examples of Bteel railway constructiot. jet accom plished in this age of marvelous results in that direction. Going south, at One Hundred and Forty-ninth street, the tracks of the JCew York Central begin to rise gradu ally, and at One Hundred and Thirty Fifth street they cross the Harlem river n the new four-track steel draw bridge, at an elevation of 24 feet above Sigh tide. This massive structure is remarkable in beicg the Cist four-track draw bridge ever constructed, and is the largest bridge of the kind in the world. It is 400 feet long and v.eighs II.jiMJ tons. The draw-bridge is 5S feet C inches wide, from center to centeruf outride trusses, and is carried on three ve...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 20 February 1897

' -. i- i'. ' v i V- '1- - Y ' . ; 1 , t J -. t: ' i I : ' The -Weekly Democrat. t Published Every Saturday by The Democrat Printing Go. 114 THEMIS STREET. Entered at the Vohi Offle at Cape Girardeau, Mo., as secuml-class matter. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20. 1807. G rover Princeton, the White The Democratic Legislature at Jeff-j A Plea for Toleration, erson City isopposed to free eduea In his address before the Commcr. tion. It wants the rising generation jcial Club of Chicago Lyman J. Gage, to grow up in ignorance. It wants j who is to be a leading member of tin; Democratic supremacy to be perpetual J Cabinet in the Mi-Kinley administni and to vcach that end it wants public i tion. uttered some words which de educatior. abolished. serve the widest publicity. "Wisely ior unwisely," said he, "1 have pleud- for toleration, for patience with misunderstanding-, for broad citizenship not limited to local surroundings: a citizenship which welcomes business success because it lends power and inf...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 20 February 1897

MIXED UP. Kverythlns I Local Form To Found That Is ot Intercut. MONDAY. Prof. Vandiver returned home from i Jefferson City yesterday. He says the i Normal schools are in danger. j Will Warren left on the t,.anM.r ' ft r.i v..- -..i . , . , .: New Orleans where heroes for the 1 s:,mI)k'- i'l'.v uu sot jrmie. -.o.,i at benefit of his health.' If he fee is any j J- MaI'!'J V.'iilson's drug store, improvement, when he reaches New j acknov.le :ge the receipt of a Orleans he will remain there several I complimentary ticket to the Ma.-'iii'T-weeks. adeballto I; given in the Tumi.:- Dr. A. P. Sawyer: Dear doctor I have used and sold your Family Cure j with i excellent resoults It cured me j is ha vin r anotht.r storv added to the Arbor-al for sKin and scalp dis of the rheumatism and I now am .) 1 . . , . , , ,.;m,.s years old .md hare not an ache OP ; bowery ice house. It will be used for ; " pain. MR3. F. A. Khoalw. i Sutherland. Iowa. Sold at J. Maple Wilson s drug store. I 1 ; Prof. Foss...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 20 February 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. H. ADAMS riiblUlirr. CAPE GIBAKDEAU, MIJS URL Tex rVe6tinghouse electric works of Pittsburgh, Fa., resumed, oa the 8th, on double time. It had been operat ing on half time. Th German government has or dered the prosecution of several uni versity professors who recently Bigned a declaration in favor of the striking dock laborers of Hamburg. Db. Fbidjop Nansex, the Arctic ex plorer, was entertained at dinner, ou the 6th, at the Savage club of Lon don, and elected an honorary life member of that organization. Thk Paris Sollel says: England does not heed the vain protests of France, knowing that they will not be followed by results. Let ns, therefore, utilize the territories which France already possesses. A BEVIVAl of the Iron and steel business was reported from Pitts burgh, Pa., on the 8th, prices of steel billets having advanced about 25 cents within a week. Pig Iron prices were also advancing. Jubt before the adjournment of the bouse, on the 8th, the speaker ap poi...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 20 February 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. II. ADAMS. vMh,. CAPE OIRART Exr. A MODEL HUSBAND. Bat Recital of Hit Many Virtues Was t topped by a Question. It was at a woman's luncheon, and they had been exchanging opinions in regard to the husband question, both as a whole and with particulars. By the time ice cream was served the discus sion had grown quite heated, and the hostess was beginning to look anxious. At the top of the table the woman in the chiffon vest and her companion in the fur-trimmed gown were at daggers 'drawn. "Well, I don't care what anyone says, my husband is as good as they make them, said the woman in the chiffon vest, excitedly. "lie always rocks me to sleep when I have a sick headache, and he gets breakfast when the cook is away, and he always gets up in the night if the baby cries!" She glared at the woman in the fur-trimmed gown triumphantly, and she in turn glared back and took up the parable of speech. "Well, my husband," she remarked, with a strong accent upon the pos sessive ca...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 20 February 1897

r i ' 1 J, 3 " " .j- .VMS If- ?- I ! 6 - I i i i SOCIETY REPARTEE. ' Jut a Bit of the Vit One Can Find In .' tne foetal Swim. K There are some people who love to point the finder of scorn at the bril "'t ' liant conversation which illuminates -f, the society circle as is the "society circle," and the. name people have made tneir inconsiderate and un charitable remarks about repartee, until people wh can indulge in repar tee do not do so for fear ot the unkind . criticism it will provoke. Still there are some bright minds which w'll Rash anu scintillate, in spite of all the dampers, and extin guishers that mav be brought to bear upon them. Of such is the mind of a certain Washington girl who is "real smart'' despite her elevated social position. Several evenings ago she was bav ins' a cheerful little Cupidious collo quy in the conservatory with a naval Lieutenant who probably has more heart than head and more invitations to dinner liian salary. After talking for a half hour or so he ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

; sj . DEMOCRAT PRINTING GO., Publishers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1897. VoI.DXXI No 45 STEEL RAILS. Louis HouCk Took Ad - vantage Of the Low Prices and Secured steel to Take the Place of the Iron Kails Fromjl'ape Girardeau tojllunter. The St, Louis, Cape Girardeau & ; Fort Smith is to be made a new rail road. Louis Houck. tbe principal owner and receiver for this road has secured new steel rails to re-build the road from Cape Girardeau to Hunter. From Cape Girardeau to Delta th track has already been re-laid with steel and that part of the road is cow as fine as any railroad in the State. Ther will be no time lost in re-building the road from one end to the other. When the steel rails are laid we will have one hundred miles of first-class railroad extending into a country that is fast coming to the front as an agricultural section second to no other section of the State. Mr. Houck. not content with the im provement of the St. Louis. Cape Girardeau & ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

THE LAW SATISFIED. ojrthur Duestrow, Murderer of Wife and Child, Hanged. fhs Final Act In One of the Most Brutal Tragsdles that Ever Occurred In St. Louis, Performed at Union, Mo. Union, Ma, Feb. 16. Arthur Dues trow, who murdered his wife and baby In St. Louis three years ago last Sat urday, was hanged in the courtyard in this little village at 1 p. m. Duestrow was dead eight minutes after the drop fell. His last words were: "Good-by, Simon." The drop was too short and he strangled to death. Doctors Helm, Brieglieb, Isbell, Munch, Tandy and Simon held his poise and watched his heart beats. During the first two minutes Dues trow made 28 attempts per minute to breathe. Then the respirations grew lower and slower until they stopped at the end of eight minutes. As his legs were being tied. Sheriff Fuchta said: '"Now. Mr. Duestrow, hare you anything to say." Arthur Duestrow From a Portrait Taken Four Year Ago. "Nothing but that a big mistake is being made," he replied. Then, as the tyin...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

HUMOROUS. Ally "The novel of Thompson' la perfect mush." Sallie "Of course, It". ft cereal story. Philadelphia Times. A Boy's Lung: Capacity. "Henry, aid Mrs. Woodle, "I hear Willy's voice. Won't you step to the door and tell him I want him ?" I'.ut Willy was two miles way, disputing: a point with the um pire. IJockland Tribune. The new order had Tie";uii to be a pretty old thinfr. when one evening she came home to find her husband in tears. "The cook." sobbed the unhappy man, "has front; and boucbt a new stovepipe hat just like mine." Detroit Tribune. Eojrjrs' OKI Friend. "Great heav ens, man! Do 1 find you reduced to playu.p: a cornet on the street corner to make u living:? IJop-s "I ain't doing this to make a living. My wife won't let me practice in the house." Tit-Uit.s. Judge "Arc you aware of any mi ti trating: circumstances in your case?" Criminal "Yes your honor; this is the fiftieth time I have been arrested for vagrancy, and I thought that perhaps we might get up a little ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

The Weekly Democrat. Published Every Saturday by Be Democrat Printino Go. 114 THEMIS STREET. Entered at the Post Odle at Cape Girardeau, 310.. as secona-ciass matter. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27. 1897. ANNOUNCEMENTS. FOR CITY MARSHAL. We arc- authorized to announce J. ADAM WEISER As a candidate for tho office of City Marshal, subject to tho action of the city Republican nominating' conven tion. There is one candidate for City Marshal in this city who pa.rts his hair in the middle. Col. Lindsay Murdock of Marble Hill, will be an applicant for a . posi tion under the incoming administra tion. Th -vhr.nts' Exchange building in St. Louis was destroyed bv fire this Wednesday morning-. The iire originated in an elevator. A bill has been passed in the House and Senate at Jefferson City making it the law for all executions to be made in the Penitentiary instead of at the place where a criminal is tried. The Legislature of Missonri costs the tax-payers of the State one hun dred and three dollars a...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

MIXED UP. Everything n Local Form To be Found That Is of Interest. TTESDA V. The steamer Mary Morton, down to-day, put off a big lot of freight at our wharf. She was loaded down as deep as the stage of water would al low her. The new store in the Hobb's building will be opened on the 10th of March. A lodge of the Knights of Honor has been organized in this city with about forty charter members. The County Court will be in session next Monday. At this meeting of the court Peter Lehner will make his final settlement as Collector and turn the Collector's office over tohis successor. The extension of.Houek's Missouri & Arkansas railroad to Cape Girar doau is bound to come sooner or later and it is to the interest of every business man in this city to help bring the enterprise up. The people of Scott county want Houck's Missouri and Arkansas rail road extended to this city. They want railroad connection with the metropo lis of Southeast Missouri. Dr. A. P. Sawyer: Dear doctor I have ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. It. II. ADAMS, I'lihlWher. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MlJ-S iL'RL The News Condensed. Important Intelligence From All Parts. CONGRESSIONAL, The Proceedings of the Second Session. In the senate on the 15th the bankruptcy bill was read at length, the conference re port on the legislative, executive and Judi cial anDronriatioa bill was agreed to, a further conference on the agricultural ap propriation bill was directed and 24 pension bills were rassed....In the house the sundry civil appropriation bill (J50.644.743) was passed and the senate amendments to the diplomatic and consular appropriation bills were concurred In. In the contested election case of Benolt versus Eoatner, from Louisiana, the latter's title to his seat was confirmed. Senator Chandler (N. H.) spoke for three hours In the senate on the 16th In advocacy of bimetallism. The bankruptcy bill was discussed, but no action was taken In the bouse a bill was passed to define the Juris diction of United States courts In cas...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

THE DEMOCRAT.? II. II. ADAM. I v'ill.hrr. CAPE GIRARPE U. MS UKI. IN THE GKASP OF ODIN. EI GEORGE H. COOMER. OME 30 years a I belonged to the ship Hollo, lying at Rotterdam, and after we had re mained there some weeks cur captain pot a freight for Bergen, in Nor way. We were to take back a load of pine lumber, but on ar riving at Bergen it was found the cargo w as away up the coast, at a small sea porton the Vest-fiord, and for this place, fter discharging, the Rollo made sail. With light, contrary breezes, we tacked a great many times, and on one of these tacks, near the Loffoden islands, passed close by the spot where, at cer tain times of tide, and especially after Ecrthwest gales, rages the great Mael strom, the terrors of which were so ex aggerated by the early geographers. The ebb current had probably set us ut of our course, but we saw nothing remarkable, save a commotion of the praters two or three mile3 away, re minding us of the Race in Long Island Found, or of Hell Gate, ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 27 February 1897

V Showing the County and Township Indebtedness of Cape Girardeau County, on the first day of February, 1897; also a detailed statement of the receipts and expenditures of said county (except receipts and expenditures on account of the Public School Funds ) for the year ending on the first day of February. 1807, published by order of the County Court under the requirements of Section 3187 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri for 1S8H. INDEBTEDNESS. Cape Girardeau County CAPE GIRARDEAU TOWNSHIP. .None. No. ot 'Ueuomiua- JJateol . Time to Kate of Amount Bonds liwued tlon. ' lut. ' Rum. Interest. ! Onmtandlng 1 uOO.uo July 1,1869 20 years ;8 per cent $ 500.00 152 $1000.00 ' July 1,1880 5-20 years 4 & 5 p cent; 152000.00 Total Indebtedness of the Township $152500.00 N. B. The $500 still remains outof the original issue of Railroad Bonds: the $152000.00 were issued to compromise Railroad Bodds. RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES. J89;. COUNTY REVENUE FUND. DK. CK. 4. To Balance Cash in Treasury...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 6 March 1897

DEMOCRAT PRINTING CO., PublisHsrs. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1897. VoI.oXXI No 46 CAPE GIRARDEAU Its Itailroad Interests and" Pros pects. Editor Democrat: This city, back in the seventies, between the time work stopped on our railroad and Stoddard. Xew Madrid. Dunklin and Pemiscot on the south, and the north ern portion of Alexander county, Illinois. If we ran not have a whole wheel let us have a ha!f one. with spokes j running south, west and north, their when Mr. Houck breathed r.Pic iif in i terminals and headquarters in this to it, passed through the most trviaL' j city' ,c"ved eontrollcd.inllueneed and period of its history. Kntcrprisedud ; ilnim;lt -d b.v interest and enter- a natural death, property depreciated I J'"- Thilt wouW bussness sens.-, in value and went begins without a ; lr ""t--ivli:-tnts say they sell goods by bidder: merchants were failimr and K'1'5 :iS c,K'aP :,s tI,e" (,u in SI- j bankrupt business was brisk: taxes went : unpaid, people live...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 6 March 1897

CONFLICTING REPORTS. On Declares that Greece Insists Tpan Maintaining Her Army In Crete, While Another oars King George Hu 8ueenmbe to the Behest of the Powers to Get Oat. LosDOJf, Feb. 27. The Athens cor respondent of the Times telegraph! that Prime Minister Delhannis de clares Greece's decision to maintain her army in Crete is irrevocable. Greece will Premier Delyannit of Oreete. aot declare war against Turkey nnless the Turks invade Thessaly or the powers render the position of the Greek troops in Crete unbearable. The correspondent adds that the Roman Catholic archbishop of Athens has telegraphed to the pope asking his holiness to mediate between Greece and the powers. One of the Powers Said to Have Withdrawn from the Concert. Athens, Feb. 27. The popular indig nation against the great powers shows no sign of waning, and if the people had their way they would fight with arms in their hands against the com bined forces of Europe in defense of their right to protect the Christians...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 6 March 1897

ITKINLEFS POLICY. How the New Administration Win Regard the Cuban Question. Every Citizen of the United States Will Have .Absolute Protection Even If War with Spain be Precipi tated in Consequence. New York, Feb. 27. The Journal prints the following1 dispatch from Julius Chambers, its staff correspond ent at Cleveland, O.: Intense curiosity exists to know the policy to be pursued regarding Cuba by the incoming administration. I am able to state that policy on the highest authority and in the epigram in which It will be enunciated. FARM AND GARDEN. 77,4 American Flig Will Protect. There will not be any meddling with the Cuban insurrection, or any trilling with Spain. Every citizen of the United States will have the absolute protection of this rov ernment if war with Spain be precipitated. The first rasp of brutality to a citizen of the United States will lc followed by im mediate and unmiHtakablo action on the part of the administration. Maj. McKinley is opposed to a rec ognition of ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 6 March 1897

31 The Weekly Democrat.;!; Published Eery Saturday by TH6 'Democrat Printlna Co. 114 TKM!S STREET. Entered atthel'o.toffle at Ca'ie Girardeau, Mo., as Eeco:id-clas matter. '1-esident of the United State;-. The heart of the people, will ''O out to Mother McKink-r-Indiananoli:; Journal. ! 1807 lw Jan 14 Peter Lehner collector taxes Dec coll... 23S 0.- Noy 10 Peter Lehner collector taxes Oct coll. Dec 5 Peter Leaner collector taxes Nov cob 290 95 57 Mar 3 By J K Jenkins rea' overseer part pay.. June .10 .Sop 197 Feb -'M SATURDAY. MAKCH , 197. ANNOUNCE M SWTS. i;:'lTY MAESHAI We are alehoricd to itandiir.c ADAM v.khe;: As a candidate for the ' oliie of City Marshal, subject to the action of the city Reputdiraa nomii.ating convention. We are Mar Nov Dec ! I97 lu'h.irieil to announce. JAMK- WILDKS As a candidate for the oltice of City Marshal subject to the action of the jthat gradually we shall Rcmibliean nominating convention. We are author!, -d to announce M A KTi.N" OUKKH KiDi". As aa...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 6 March 1897

be -- . .. .. . . . iiiw.u 1 i n tui) new houses erected in this city this year. Our city still grows. Houck's Missouri & Arkansas Rail road, when extended south to More- i house, will cross the Belmont Branch of th3 Iron Mountain at Morely. and j vhen extended north it will connect with the St. Louis. Caie -Girardeau j & Fort Smith at the college farm. i Incipient consumption is cured with I Dr. Bells I"ine Tar Honey. In llama- i tion is allayed and the clogging of the j lungs is stopped. When this is ac complished the road to health is a j straight one. Get a bottloto-day. Sold, by all dealers Our old friend, Xoeholas Wichterieh. ; is a candidate for re-election to the j office of City Treasurer. j Henry Rowan moved his barber shon ta-dav to the St. Churls Hotel building. William VTueIke would make a good Mayor, but v.e are not so sure that he wov.lt have the office- !). Sawyer: Dear Sir: I can say wi.ii pleasure mat i nave ihi-i usin-e you;- meiiicine. and will recommend ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 6 March 1897

THE DEMO CI 5AT. B. M. ADAM!. r.:'IUI.rr. CATE GIRARDEAU. - ?.IIS)URL fVtniMtT Hajtsa, of Cleveland, went to Canton, on the 23d, for a final con ference with Maj. McKinley before the inauguration. The report gained currency in Ha vanna, on the 24th, that American war bhips were approaching that city and a wild and indignant scare ensued. The powers have agreed that the granting of autonomy to the island of Crete must be preceded by a complete cessation of Greek interference in the island. Pbestdkxt Cleveland returned to the house, on the 22d, without his ap proval two bills one granting a pen sion to Mrs. Mary Freeman, the other a pension to Mrs. Mary A. VieL The last meeting but one of the Cleveland cabinet was held on the 28th. It is said that personal affairs in cident to the close of the administra tion formed much of the subject mat ter discussed. The one hundred and sixty-fifth an niversary of Washington s birthday was generally observed throughout the country. The national co...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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