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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 10 April 1897

THE I) K MOCK AT. I!. II. ADAMS. Ilt.:i,,p CAVK giuardeai". MfS.SH!i;RL NOTHING TO DO. X have shot my arrows and spun my top. And bandied my last new ball; I trundled my hoop till I had to stop. And swung till I got a fall; I tumbled my books all out of the shelves. And hunted the pictures through; I have flung them where they may sort themselves. And now I have nothing to do. The tower of Babel I built of blocks Came down with a crash to the floor; My train of cars ran over the rocks I'll warrant they'll run no more: I've raced with Grip till I'm out of breath; Sly slate is broken in two, So 1 can't draw monkeys: I'm tired to death Because I have nothing to do. Maria has gone to the woods for flowers. And I..uey and Rose are aw ay After berries. I'm sure they've' been out for hours, I wonder what makes them stay? Ked wants to saddle Brunette for me. But riding is nothing new; "l was thinking you'd relish a canter," said he, "Because you had nothing to do." 1 wish I was poor Jim Fos...

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. — 10 April 1897

SPECIAL MARKET LEI I iR. The following market letter . - fi nished us by McLaix linos. & Co.. Commission Merchants. Ria!: Build ing. Chicago: The conditions affecting general bus iness have, during the past week, under gone no radical change. an;I commerciV. affairs continue to drift along in alxxit the same channel they haw followed for many weeks. There liav been fre quent and rapid fluctuations in the rail way share market, owing to the uncer tainly attendingthe solution of the rate and fare problems. Bad roads. how ever, are the most potent factor, in re tarding spring trade, and their effect is manifest in the March report of rail way earnings, and in a moderate de crease in bank clearings of the country. About the only recent news of a dis quieting tenor has come from London, where some uneasiness exists over tiie ever changing aspect of ailairs in the Levant. Wheat, while being affected but little by the unsettled state of the stock mar ket, has been subject to a number o...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 17 April 1897

.' - : . . , ) ' '.. ''' '' ' : ' 1 " 1 -' ' I I .. I .. . I I I DEMOCRAT PRINTING GO., Publlslisrs. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1897. Vol. XXI No 52 HIGHER GROHUK AT-.! "ST A!rl-SHiP JiiLCMcNT. And Tney Must Come Here. The KlcU Farmers In the Overflowed Country Will Move to IIlner una Healthier Ground. That the Hoods of --IS'.tT will drive many of the well-to-do farmers out of that section of country is a sure thin?. Men who have the means to purchase property on higher and healthier ground will begin to look for homes where tho mad waters of the treacherous Mississippi River cannot disturb theny They will not dispose of their fertile acres in the land of milk and honey. That land has made them rich and it wili eon- tinue to add to their wealth, but they cannot afford to risk theirlives and the lives of their families in a country that ;s madeadisease incubator by the floods and they will seek homes where they can enjoy life and educate their children. Now Cape Gi...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 17 April 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. n. II. ADAMS, TublUher. CAPE C.TttATUEr. I i- -L Official figures state that the bat tleship Iowa made exactly 17 knots per hour on her speed trial on the 7th. The statement of the condition of the treasury, issued on the ftth. showed: Available cash balance. $225,3S9,839. Gold reserve, $15L782,0s5. A rumor was in circulation in Paris, on the fith, that the king of Demark, at the instance of the czar, had been asked to arbitrate the Cretan question. Among the nominations sent to the senate by the president, on the 5th, was that of Alfred F. Buck, of Georgia, to be envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States to Japan. Five inches of snow fell in Indiana and Ohio on the 8th. It accumulated on the poles until either the telegraph inil talpnhnnn wires broke or the poles In many cases toppled over under the weight. . The United States weather bureau, on the 17th, gave out the startling in formation that 800 square miles of the state of Arkansas was...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 17 April 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. OPE GIEAEPEU MI'S X-XL PART OF THE SHOW. A Featnre That a Kiowtos Tana Man Did Xot lidmiaii. She tripped lightly down the aisle, and an usher gave her a seat in the first low. To be sure, her hair looked as If peroxide had lent a helping hand in t,iuT n co.or, rut tram ondt-r the huge hat appeared a pretty face. Xow, i pretty face covers a multitude of sins, a-u the chappie who was seated ? directly behind her tried his best to let j ltei kno-xr he w as there. j Her EpprJUng hat was adorned with plun:es. and people behind her won- ; dered if she would take it off. Chap- ; pie w.j sure of it. I T1 re's a girl who is up to date," j 6aid i : "she reads the papers, and : TU be J s je takes it off whea the cur tain jrc.-s up. "I hoe she does," replied the man i rest to him, -for if she leaves it on I"ra ! afraid I shall not see much, aEd I am sure yc j won't, because you are directly behind her." " j "Don't worry." chappie said, consoi- ; irply. ; The maiden heard part of t...

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. — 17 April 1897

- . . , - : rv r i tb.-' 1 1. He Weekly Democrat - Published Every Saturday by The Democrat Printina Go. 114 THEMIS STREET. Entered at the Post Offle st Cape Girardeau, Ho., aa aecoud-clasa matter. SATURDAY, APKILJ 17, 18!)7. Our old friend Joe Davidson was elected City Attorney of Popiar Uluff. Ex-Congressman Mozley is still hold in g ofiicc. ' Tie is n.i.v Mayor of Dexter. Mrs. Elizabeth Tilt,n. V.m woman who got the iate Henry Ward B:eeher into trouble, is dead. The people of Pemiscot county want the people of Dunklin county to keep their water off of Pemiscot. Poplar Bluff went Republican in the municipal election. The Republicans elected their ticket from top to bottom, The air shii Las been creating ex citement all over the country. Uicks, the great weather prophet, says the air ship is a fraud. John A. Snider is in Washington looking after the interests of the ap plicants for offices from this Con gressional District. An inventer says he has a machine to draw heat from the su...

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. — 17 April 1897

MIXED UP. Everything of Local Form. T ba Found Thtl la of Interest. MONDAY. " The river is running over th? Rock Lsvee near the Morrison place. The Board of Equalization is in session at Jackson this week. Tom E. Joyce left yesterday for New Madrid to resume his work in tba public school. Dr. Bell's Pine Tar Honey acts as a balm to the lungs, cutting the mucus, allaying the inflamation, heali-isr and strengthening. It is sure to ilo you good cannot do you harm. Thous ands have been benefitted by its use. Geoge G. Kimmel and Jodie Flynn had a case at the court house to-day. Jodie Flynn represented an Irishman and George Kimmel represented a Jew. B. F. Allen, who is in -the city to day informs us that the river is out of its banks below Commerce in Scott county. H. C. Phelps who has a large wheat field near East Cape, Illinois, tells us that so far the high water has not hurt him. Dr. Sawyer: Dear Sir: I can say with pleasure that I have been usinrf your medicine, and will recommend i...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 17 April 1897

THE WATERY WASTE. The Situation in the Flooded Dis trict at Least No Worse. -Confidence In the Levee Growing, Bat the Chance of Making a Crop After the Flood Subsides Diminishing A Cry of Distress. The Situation In the Flooded District No Worse. Memphis, Tenn., April 9. Notwith standing the high winds and heavy rainstorm reported from the overflowed Mississippi delta, last night, the situa tion in the flood-stricken section, if not better, is certainly no worse to-night. The water which has been pouring through five big crevasses for more than a week is rapidly flowing into the Mississippi again at a point 13 miles north of Vicksburg, and is sweeping southward with terrible force. The strain on the Louisiana levees will be something terrific for a week, and if they withstand the pressure for that length of time all will be welL The Sunflower river, which tra verses the counties of Coahima, in Mis sissippi, is on a rampajj to-night. Two-thirds of the water from the Flower lake crevas...

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. — 17 April 1897

LAMEL W. VOORHEES. The "TaH Sycamore of the Wa bash" Is No More. Had Been m Sufferer from Rheumatism for Several Tears, and His Death, While Sodden, was Not En tirely Unexpected. Vasihnotox, April 11. Daniel Wol sey Wjrhees. ex-United States senator from the state of Indiana, died at 5 a. m. at his home in this city, Xo. 105 Maryland avenue, Northeast. TW ,,i,., , j i ; I f"--" ""hu ; for several years, and for the last two ; years past had taken little part in the i nroceedinra in thf .. TT i been a constant sufferer from rheuma tism DANIEL WOLSEY VOORHEES. friends, therefor.;, had com;? to cx.pect that they niijjht !:jar of his death sud denly. The !:is' reports of hini. how ever, wt.r.- tii:i. lie was showing some sins of iniji.MVv mi-nt, and his d-.'ath. then-fore, while not entirely un-x- ' pectert, c?:r." witii the suuuonncss f a shock. At the time of his retirement from the seuut. the "Tall Sycamore of the Waliash," as he was affeetioiisttely called by his devoted followers i...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 17 April 1897

t i t- --y . i.i. i .. - : ; : , . , Li i'-L -'. Mi 3 ft' C SPEClAtiMARKFT tETTEH;: The following market' iet$ecris fur nished by McLaix Be6s.'& Co", Commission Merchants, Bialto Build ing, Chicago: . . Additional storms over a large area of the Central West last week have left the roads, in the afilicted sections, in an almost impassable condition, great , ly retarding spring trade by piaciug an embargo on communication between rural neighborhoods and the channels of commerce, and until the marketing of grain, stock and all kinds of country produce is ivs:invd witiioci interfer ence busiiii-s-i :;i ciii)wv-:;i' renters must cout.iKi-:..:: There lms a- . nature. iv---;rh. s. : greallv n;-! i..s: i disqiiitinz ;.. where : !:- ' v ! vant. an:! s i dlSCti -I The Cm !.. guinaiy .'.: and the Turk v;:' drop in Eu&i-'l: ' uneasin ss in ' ket. The i:n :.: actual lji';iiii!:!iLr o!' naturally iiuT.t-s a in tliegivat Kuro; the stni: life is to In eastern luiroi c. or the !!!! !:, is! ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 24 April 1897

DEMOCRAT PRINTING CO., PuDHstiers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURISATURDAY, APRIL 24, 1897. Vol. XXII No I SISTER HcGLEAN Talks to a Newspaper Reporter, Kays She Was I hided by tbe Mem bers of the Baptist Church of rape Girardeau. Mrs J, M McClean was interviewed by a reporter of the Post-Dispatch at her heme ia St. Louis and the follow ing is whatthe reportermakes her say: Mrs. McClean lived at Cape Girar deau. Mo., until about a year age. when she moved to St. Louis. In Cape Girardeau she had resided near ly all of her life, and she was ac quainted with everybody in the town. Although educated in a private school controlled by Catholics, Mrs. Mc Clean is a Baptist. 'In Cape Girardeau some of the Baptists thought I was not doing enough for our church, "said Mrs. McClean." and on several occasions they chided me for what they seemed to think my neglect One day I told them to look out, for I was going to do soming that would get me credited with activity in the work if nothing more. Now I a...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 24 April 1897

OUR FARMER-IN-CHIEF. In toreiJ ting- Operations of the Ag rlcultural Department. .Extermination of Hog Cholera sad ttas Development of the Sugar Boot M Hmdi of Changing a Big Item in Oar Trade Balance. The Extermination of Bog Cholera. Washington, April 16. The agri cultural department has taken step! looking to the extermination of hog cholera, and as an initiative has sought Use co-operation of the states of Ten nesseee and Iowa in an experiment to determine how economically the mala dy, which is devastating1 swine inter ests, can be stamped out. It is one of the first questions taken up by Secretary Wilson, and he has sent formal letters to the governors of the two states named asking for their assistance. If they comply the depart ment very soon will send representa tives of the animal bureau to one or two counties which the gov ernors have been asked to designate as particularly subject to an outbreak, and the result of the investigation and treatment will be reported immediate...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 24 April 1897

BEAR AND FORBEAR. How Birdie and Her Has baa d Prac ticed It. Aa Bloomly sat at the breakfast table toying with bis coffee spoon be slowly gave vent tobis thoughts. ve nave only been married six months. Birdie, yet I notice a growing tendency on our part to indulge in petty disputes. I fear, too, that we ore not always as thoughtful of each other as we might be. I'm in favor of turning over a new leaf. What do you say, little wife T "That you're right, as you always are. You know that mother used to say there should be two bears in every family bear and forbear. "And here there was danger of you and I monopolizing the bear business. Eut now we will be more considerate in speech and act." "And I will follow your noble exam ple. I m sure we can always be happy even if we are not rich. Now, dear, if jcu'H excuse me, I'll inin and get some kindling from the shed. "Xo, no, pet. I'll attend to all that now. It's part of the reform movement. you know. Sit where vou are. I can air tend to y...

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. — 24 April 1897

The Weekly Democrat.! Published Every Saturday by Tfi6 Democrat Printing Go. 114 THEMIS STREET. Entered at the Post Offle at Cape Girardeau, Mo., as second-class matter. SATURDAY, APRIL 24. 181)7. The whole civilized world wants to see Greece lick the Turks. Wheat took a jump up to one dol lar and two cents a bushel in St. Louis the other day. but it remained at that price only a few minutes. Mr. Kinsolving has been apponied Postmaster at Maiden. Mr. Kinsolv ing was once a strong Filley man but is now counted on the other side of the house. The Turkish soldiers are fighters. They do not fear death. They believe that when they die they go to paradise just as they are and that only Turks and woman wside there. Capt Haines, late claim agent for the Cotton Belt Railroad, will Lave to serve two years in the penitentiary for forging- claims on the railroad. Haines is 60 years of age and has grown children. Sister Desdie McClean is delivering her lecture '"Moral Leprosey" in St. Louis. Mrs...

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. — 24 April 1897

MIXED UP. 7TUli. of Local Form To be Found Tht la of Interest. MONDAY. J-uo OS. J-1OUI8 Renuhlfo'a l!of ooat passed up the river vstrflv The representatives of the Republic "c wroa looking crowd. They tad been in the flooded country spvpt- ai weeks and they were nrond to ot t . . 1 i- - - -- o buck to mgner land. i-ne splendid steamer Ferd Herold wul Kie an excursion to Cairo next Ssunday. This will give our people an opportunity to see a portion of the country that was recently flooded by ine Missississippi and Ohio Rivers Dr. Bell's Pine Tar Honey acts as a balm to the lungs, cutting the mucus Allaying the inflamation, healing and strengthening. It is sure to do you good cannot do you harm. Thous ands have been benefitted by its use. mere were several head of horses and cattle on the commons yesterday, ir tne Mrrshal had made the rounds he would have filled the stock pound Jas. McKenna is in St. Louis serving on tne U. b. Grand Jury. 1 1e will of Charley Borev makes Mrs. Borey exe...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 24 April 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. II. H. ADAMS Publisher. CAPE OTRA1?tE!T. - "'-.S-rRT The statement of the condition of the treasury on the 12th showed: Availa ble cash balance, $226,264,849; gold re serve, 8153,420,100. Usited States CossrL Little tele graphs from Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, that a revolution had broken out, and that the republic ia now under martial law. The president has decided to recom mend to conirrsss an appropriation as indemnity for the killing by a mob of lynchers of three Italian citizens at Hahnville, La., August 8 last. F. J. Martix, vice-president of the Union Stock Yards Co. of Chicago, and confidential legal advisor to 1'. D. Ar mour, the millionaire packer, died at his home in that city on the 12th. Tiil- ian nli a U 1 nsinftrmpd the nomination of James F. Angell, of Michigan, to be minister to Turkey; also, of George D. Meiklejohn, of Ne braska, to be assistant secretary 01 ar, Information was received in Wash ington, on the 10th, that the president of the ...

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. — 24 April 1897

DEMOCRAT. II. II. ADAX.i. I'-HIUIirr. jlCPE GIRRTE WT. m ' s it:m 1APPY AS THE DAY IS LONG. ougfe the sunny bygone days of eariy Ufa, In a garden sweet and wild. LKnowinjs naught of sorrow knowing naught of strife Played I as a little child: nnFtlnff with tfiA ninhMnilt rnmntnr with t the breeze. Khing at the blossoms falling from the trees ftppy as the day was long! ils has been my motto, through the fleet f lntf years: They but show there's sunshine Never mind the tears. They are only dew-drops bright." 'Mid the blooming flowers of the summer day. This is still my care-free song: "Earth is but a garden, I'm a child at play Happy as the day is long!" in the royal garden or the Prince of Light, Flowers blossom through the years: Yet each shifting shadow hints of earthly mgnt Ev'ry dew-drop hints of tears. There, throughout the endless, golden sum mer day. This shall be my heartfelt song: ''Heaven's but a garden, I'm a child at as the day is long:" S. Q. Lapius, in Ohio Farmer. BREAK...

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. — 24 April 1897

Order of Publication. In the Cape Girardeau Court of Com mon Pleas, within and for tLe County of Cape Girardeau and State of Missouri. May Term, 1S97. March Jfi, 1897. Ignatz Goetz, Plaintiff , VERSUS Mary Goetz, Defendant. Order of Publication. AT this dav comes the plaintiff by his attorney before the Clerk of the Cape Girardeau Court of Common Pleas in vacation and files his' petition and affidavit, alleging, among other thinirs. that defendant Mary Goetz had a husband livin? at the date of her marriatre to plaintiff. Where upon it is rfieid by the clerk that eaid defendant be notified by publication that plaintiff has com menced a suit against her in this court the object and nature of which is to obtain a deeree f divorce from the bonds of matrimony cor. traded be tween plaintiff and defendant on the rround of abandonment, and that un less she be and appear at this court at the next terra thereof, to be begun and holdeti at the court house in the citv of Cane Girardeau, in said...

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. — 1 May 1897

DEMOCRAT PRINTING CO., PuDIisHers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, MAY I, 1897. Vol. XXII No 2 1 DROWNED. A WidOW, TWO Cnildren i w I j. . and a Young Lady. Lost Their Lives UGoom Creek Near Jackson Last Sunday. o dent happened at the ford of the creek about two hundred ya:ds from the un last sunaay a distressing acci- FODR southeastern limits of the city. At j Belt may not lie Pble to get the termi- ': aboitt-half-past twelve o'clock a party ! nais Gf the Hou road, but terminals ; in a covered wagon composed of a man j just as good car. bu- secured on the named .To.-epb Johnson, a sixteen- ' river w-i'hin '-tr-drr-d , of the year-old boy named Win. Dal-1 present incline. ! ton. Mrs. Ida Bugs: and her two chil- Why don't the Cotton Belt eopie : dren. Htnry and Missouri, the former th- people of Capt Girardeau1 6 years old and the later 3. and a ; what they want? We car. secure tbem : Miss Minne Frazer, aged about 21 twenty acres of nke level land for years, were on their way fro...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 1 May 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. II. ADAMS, t-c'ilisher. CA PE GIEARDE U. - M I S"rrtT Representative Seth I. Millikes, of Maine, died in Washington, on the Bight of the 18th, of pneumonia, A newspaper of Sofia announces that the Turkish government has called npon Bulgaria, as the vassal of Turkey, to hand passports to all the Greek con suls in Bulgaria. Emperor William of Germany ar rived in Vienna, on the 21st, and was welcomed at the railrdad station by Emperor Francis Joseph and all the Austrian archdukes. TnE Imperial Ottoman hank of Con stantinople has offered the Turkish government to establish at Flassona, and maintain at its own expense, a hos pital for the wounded. A movement is understood to be in progress having for its object the rev ocation of that part of the civil serv ice rules which applies to the clerical force of pension agencies. It is charged that $100,000,000 set aside for Indian famine sufferers has been misappropriated by English offi cials. The details of the charges rival...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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