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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 15 May 1897

DUN'S COMMERCIAL REPORT. I em SrrprUlnic Figures for the Month of April HpecalmtiT BadiM la Small The Volume of LsiUmat Tfmde Bhowa Wo Corresponding- Decreaso-Crop Proa peeta a tittle Better-Cotton, Wool and W "T - - -sew iork, May 8. R. G. Dun & vo.8 weekly review of trade to-day says: Nearly all will be astonished to learn the actual ale in April by leading uuuscs m caca line ol business in the principal cities east , of the. Rocky uiuuumms average only about 10 per cent less than in April. 1892. the Tear of the largest business hitherto, and were .l per cent more than in the same month last year. Yet this is the summary of 357 reports, each cover ing actual sales of leading mer chants in a line of business in each of 14 cities. They are especially en couraging in view of the gTeat fall of prices wunin we live years and with exceptional floods and other retarding luuueuces mis year. While speculative business in nearly all lines is small and does not swell cl earinfhouse retur...

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. — 15 May 1897

SrEClALIMKET LETTER Tlie following market letter is fur uii,hed us by McLain linos. & Co.. Commission Merchants. Riallo Build ing, Chicago: War its Eastrru Europe has again be ftrnie the oliject of greatest interest iu commercial and finaiirial circles am! bids fair to overshadow all other inllu ences until it finally ends. When the end will ciime. how many uati.ius will become embroiled, what will lie its Una I result. arts questions which will determine the value of storks, bonds, grain mid provisions throughout the i-ivili.t'd world. For-wmie tune great i.ut-iiNiiifss has lifi-u manifest iiiiiou Limit:. n liiuiiicers. specht-ly n: dm in con fij.- iv of lln- iiuceit-i i-tit-s ol th)' l-. i-'i' n sitiialum; !i I.-M ; !. f,i ifiiHl-lt'd on A'l'l : vti . . ina-livil. iI-mh i. i . :. : . 1 1 f III V.ili.'V. I.li it. I.ial. :s I f .;: ... nil : ;'. -- i ' 1 'I ' .'.,. s . It !, " is i 1 I. 1 1. 1 i . : f r- . l.. i- ' . n' i i .i ' ., : . i. 4i:i iii i i .... - : . i.i i.vt-i i.i i...

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. — 22 May 1897

9tM DEMOCRAT PRINTING CO., PublisHers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1897. Vol. XXII No 5 ANOTHER FIGHT ON. And Our Trade Will Again Leave Vm If something la not Done. And now we are to have another steamboat war another season of business going to St. Louis. We have had experience in these cut throat steamboat wars. We know what they mean. They rob us of the trade that belongs to us. They take onr people and our produce to the St. Louis markets and leave our busi nessmen here nothing to do. They do more than this. They caose our farmers to spend their money in St. Louis and thus deprive oi-r section of country of the benefits of the circula tion of that money. This steamboat war that is about to be renewed this season robbed the merchants of Cape Girardeau of thou sands of dollars during the last two years, and it will again rob them of their legitimate "trade this season is they sit still and do nothing to head off the tight between the steamboats. There is no exc is...

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. — 22 May 1897

AFTER MANY YEARS. The Monument to Washington at Philadelphia Unveiled. Address of President McKinley Story of the Movement to Erect the Monu ment History of the Society of the Cincinnati. Philadelphia, May 15. Here in the city which placed on his brow the laurel crown of achievement, the mem ory of George Washington the soldier, the statesman and the man was hon ored to-day in monumental bronze. The cord which released the saddling flags of the figure as ruler of the re public was drawn by its latest exec utive. Surrounding him were men in whose veins runs the blood of those first patriots who battled shoulder to ohoulder with Washington. ROTABLE GATHERING. It was a notable gathering and rep resentative of the country, including the president, the vice-president and the cabinet officers; its defenders in the officers and privates of the army and navy, and its best blood, in the direct descendants of the molders and makers of the nation, Maj. William Wayne, president of the Society o...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 22 May 1897

HUMOROUS. A. TVoroan'a Question. "Tillie Brown bad a dread fa! bad fall from hpr wtieel londay." "Was she dressed for t T Chicago Plain Tteucr. Feminine ETarion. "Julia, you said you weren't goinjr to wear any mora dead birds on your hau." "I know; but this) red bird died a natural death." Chicago Kecord. Eeaident "Think of oonunencing business, eh? Seems to me you ore rathe young1 for a family physician." Young Doctor "Yes, but er I shall only doctor children at first." Tit-Bits. She "They say that the ones who really appreciate the actors are those in the top gallery." He "I shouldn't won der. Yon see, they are high enough to ee over the hats." Yonkers Statesman. "Yon remember Borrows ?" "Do IT "Well, be came in to-day, and paid me ten dollars he owed me, and I hardly knew him." "Well, I don't wonder. That's not at all like him." Yonkers Statesman. Appropriate. "You don't bring the chickens out prominently in your pic ture or farm life, said Roaster. "Um! Xo," replied the artist; ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 22 May 1897

The Weekly Democrat. Published Every Saturday by Be Democrat Printing Go. 1 114 THEMIS STREET. Entered at the Post Offle at'Cape Girardeau, Ho., aa second-class matter. SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1S!7. Oscar Wilde in out of prison, will not g on the stage. He Gov. Stephens says the free silver cause is not dead. That settles it. Even the uishwasbers on a jjoverc ment steamboat have lo pass a Civil Service examination. There will be about forty applicants lor Deputy U. S. Revenue Collector in this Revenue District. The Southeast editors had a good time at Charleston but they did little of interest for themselves. If this Republican Administration don't knock out that vicious Civil Service humbug it will be a failure. Nat Phillips wants Butler county to pay him sixteen thousand dollars. Thats a big pile of money fora South east Missouri lower. Some of the boys who want to their bellies up to the counter are coming discouraged. There is pie enough to go around. get be not Congressman Vandiver i...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 22 May 1897

MIXED UP. 'KTerythlns 01 Local Form To b Found That la of Interest. MONDAY. Don't molest the little sauirrela In the city park. If you do you will get in irouoie. There ia lots of St. Louis flour In town. What the devil do our people mean? The man who goes away from home to purchase what he can get at home surely has a kick coming and he deserves more than one kicking from name people. Dr. Sawyer: Dear Sir; I can say with pleasure that I have been uslni your medicine, and will recommend it m an sunering ladies. Mrr. W. W. Weathekshee. Augusta, Ga. Sold at J. Maple Willson's drugstore Henry Ossenkop has contracts for several buildings. He will have all he can do this year. The farmers are all talking of hav ing an excursion to Cairo soon on the steamer Idlewild. Due notice of the time will be given. A few more weeks and the wheat fields will be ready for harvest hands. Then, oh, then, we hope the city will get rid of some of its loafers. Theories of cure may be discussed at length by...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 22 May 1897

1 '"'V'i TW T i ,1 I 'J 5 , 3 8 m 1 THE DEMOCRAT. II. H. ADAMS l-t;:U!ier. CAFE GIRARDEVU. - MIfSlUKL The president has practically de cided to decline all the invitations ex tended to him to attend Decoration Day exercises May SL. Wk. Caxhopn, the special commis sioner appointed by President McKin ley to investigate the death of Dr. Ruiz, arrived in Havana on the 12th. Workmen are putting' into place in the mills of the Eumford Falls (Me.) Paper Co. the largest paper machine in the world. It will produce paper 150 inches wide. Thk state department has received a dispatch, from United States Consul Little at Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, stating that the revolution In that country has come to an end. Sexatob AIdrich, in charge of the tariff bill gave notice, on the 13th, that he would call it up on the 20th for a preliminary statement. In any event the bill would be taken up on the 24th. A Washixotos dispatch says that Senator Smith, of New Jersey, on the 11th, sold 6,000 sh...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 22 May 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. H. ADAMS PoblLher. CAPE GIRARDEAU. MISSOURI "UNTIL THE DAYBREAK." A fauzn&n mtm wnt rxu t-.- -.v-. i. svs vu uiVV U1B UASJuLf, Shutting behind It Death's mysterious nd shaking off with strange, resistless The dust that once It wore. o SWift its flte-ht an atirfH.nl. I x d --..u,ui t. sjr As when nv aknifni li.tiii - v. , . m WW AB WJlt The arrow flies those watching: round the Marked not the way It went. Heavy withGrief.theirachlng.tear-dimmed st Saw but the shadow fall, and knew not Or in what fair or unfamiliar pulse. Tf lavf Kam a --; wunu ui men. Jt broke from sickness, that with Iron hand & Had bound It fast for many a grievous day; And love Itself with Its restraining hands Space could not hold it back with fettering Time lost its power, and ceased at last to be; It swept beyond the boundary of the stars And touched Eternity. Out from the house of mourning faintly It passed upon its Journey all alone; So far not even thought could foilow'lt Into those ...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 22 May 1897

SPECIAL filMEI LEI TF' The following market letter is . nisbetl us by McLact Bros. & Co.. Commission "erchants, Rialto Build ing, Chicago: Tbe chief items of interest in recent financial news are tbe reports of a steady increase of loanable funds at banking centers, without an adequate demand to sustain interest rates, and the disquieting effect of the possibili ties attending the action our country takes in Cuban affairs. The latter not only affects the volume of domestic business in stocks and bonds, but is manliest in the interest taken in Amer ican securities abroad as well, and un til the policy to be pursued is known, and its probable result determined, there will doubtless be but little im provement in t!i demand either at home or ;ilr..t.l Although the roads have improved a... I there is a gratify ing increase in the trade of wholesalers in portions of the west and northwest, t lie general business of the country con tinues only fair in volume, and specula tive ventures ...

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. — 29 May 1897

- jif OEttOGRflT PRINTING GO., Publishers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, MAY 29, 1897. Vol. XXII No 6 Experiments in ltapld Telegraphy, j Washingson, D. C, May 23. A proposition is before the Senate in ! -the sh.4rw rif a Kill irtro.ln.'eM hr Senator Pettigrew to expend 81,000, 000 in experimenting with a new sys tem of rapid telegraphy, wires for the purpose to be constructed between Kew ;Vord and Washington. It is claimed that this system will sup plant the telephone, telegraph and mails as a method of communication between the great business centers of the country, and will make possible the transmission of 11.0(H) words a minute. The new method is called the 'synch ro nogra ph. " ' lle Was From the ape. An amusing' sight was seen on our streets Sunday night about 10 o'clock. A fellow with whiskers that no buzz saw could get through to say nothing of the wind with a boot on one foot and a part of a shoe on the other, eyes distended and hair disheveled, hia hat in one hand a...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 29 May 1897

1 .1 ,1 V TV 1 I THE DEMOCRAT. B. H. ADAMS I'tfhllshrr. CAPE GIRARDEAU. - MIJ-SDURL The committee to receive and wel come to San Francisco the members of the Christian Endeaver society, who are soon to go to California, will consist of 900 members, led by a staff of 35. The United States bimetallic com mission, consisting of Senator Wolcott, ot Colorado, ex-Vice-President Steven Bon and Gen. Chas. Payne, of Massa chusetts, arrived in Paris on the 19th. Miss Agxes F. Slack, secretary of the World's Woman's Christian Tem perance union, states that in England the railway companies are promoting temperance organizations among their workmen. E. C Morrow & Bro., of Clarksville, Tenn., have closed a contract by which they agree to furnish the Italian gov ernment with 15,000 hogsheads of fine dark tobacco. The sale amounts to about 2,000,000. In the Pennsylvania senate, on the 18th, the bill prohibiting the public exhibition of photographic reproduc tions of prize fights was passed fina...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 29 May 1897

"V nil ti w r . ... nrj LU,31UUKAT. B. H. ADAMS, rablUher. CAPE GIRARDEAU. MISSOURI AT STOHKVILLE CENTER. t&ccoant 01 a Plant Set T There fo Protection from Moaquitoea. "The only plant of the kind I ever knew of." said Col. Calliper, "was one that was set up some vears ago in Stork- iville Center, -Vt. There was a swamp About two or three miles north of the town that bred mosquitoes at least as large as any that ever were, and in ummer, when the wind was right, they would come down on us in swarms, and they certainly did give us a good leal of trouble. When the wind was blowing1 the other way and blowing1 strong, they never used to bother us at all, and this suggested the idea of putting up a plant to keep the wind blowing in that direction all the time, and such a plant was finally set up. There was some opposition to it at first, a good deal, in fact, but when it was finally in operation it worked so perfectly that the sentiment in favor of it became practically unanimous. "Be...

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. — 29 May 1897

The Weekly Democrat. Published Every Saturday by The Democrat Printing Go. 114 THEMIS STREET. Entered at the I'oat Offle at Cajie Girardeau, Mx.. as second-class matter. SATL'KDAY. MAY !. It!7. We have the confidence but where the h II is the money. Jodie Flynn forgot to take iil pass alonjj n lien he went to the editorial convention at 'harleston an.l he had to pay like a little :;:an. I'ow that was a d d .-Iiaine. That railroad conductor should iie iireti. The Southeast Missouri pie hunters who went tt St. f,oiiis last Saturday to see Col. K. '. Kerns were headed off by the uelejratuin of the same kind of hunters from other parts of the Slate. The Southeast Missourian who frets a Federal appoint!--nt that Days over tvo thousand doilars a year will be a curiosity who could et belter j ay in a dime museum. We want to -jet a photograph of the Southeast Missouri ili-publican who rets h:.5 i elly tip to the pie counter. Tho Supreme Court ha- handed down a decision in the Charles Wear c...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 29 May 1897

MIXED UP. K.Teryihlns ! Local Form To be KouDd That fa of Interest. MONDAY. About half the town turned out this afternoon to witness a game of base ball. There are some business men in this city who imagine they have a kick coining because other business men do not patronize them, but they are off for they themselves do not patronize home. Dr. Sawyer:Dear Sir: I can sav with pleasure that I have been usin your medicine, and will recommend it to all suffering ladies. Mrk. W. W. Weathekshee. Augusta. Ga. Sold at J. Maple Willson's drugstore Judge Bunough made a citizen of the court house janitor this morning. The janitor has been in this city for twenty-five or thirty years but was not a citizen of the United States. The Common Pleas Court convened this morning and has been busy all day with probate business. Hard times or no hard times, the weddings go on just the same. Theories of cure may be discussed at length by physicians, but the suf ferers want quick relief: and One Minute Cou...

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. — 29 May 1897

CONGRESS AROUSED. A Joint Resolution Passed by the Senate Recognizing Belligerent Rights and a Strict Neutrality In the Cuban War The Belief Appropriation Unanimously Passed by the. House of Representatives. SENATE. Washington. Mar 20. The long and exciting debate on the joint reso lution recognizing a state of war in Cuba and declaring that strict neu trality shall be maintained by the United States passed the senate by the decisive vote of 41 to 14 at a late hour this afternoon. The announcement of the vote was received with tumultuous applause, which drew from Senator llawley an emphatic protest against -mob demonstration." The resolution, as passed, is as follows: Iietolrfit, That a condition of public war ex ists between the government of Spain and the government proclaimed and for some time maintained by force of arms by the people of L'uba, and that the United States of America (hull maintain a strict neutrality between the contending parties, according to each and all the ri...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 29 May 1897

PRESIDENTS MESSAGE. Oonffress Asked to Grant Relief to Americans In Cuba. Tha Senate Acta Promptly, Adopting ft ttrwtlatlr-n Without DKtalnn Mak. tiiX the Appropriation-hide-Tracked In the Ilotua. WAsm.voTox, May IS. The president yesterday sent the following message to congress: To the Senatr and Himse of Kepretentat iret oj the United Btatet: Official information from our consuls In Cuba establishes the fact that a large number of American citizens in the island are in a state of destitution, suffering for want of food and medi cines. This applies particularly to the rural districts of the central and east ern provinces. The agricultural classes have been forced from their farms into the near est towns, where they are without work or money. The local authorities of the several wwns, nowever kindly disposed, are unable to relieve the needs of their own people, and are altogether power less to help our citizens. The latest report of Consul-General Lee estimates that from six to eigh...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 29 May 1897

. rn -r . THt I...EREST BAROMETER. SPECIAL MARKET LETTER lilttnl Itilri Are LonrrlnUold I lim. in siivrr Mamiard (..omrir.. lie Jollowin? market letter IS ui It will pay silveriu-swbo want i-liea. , Ili:jie, us by McLai.N" BllOS. & Co. money-that is. money a low rates of I C(umission Merchants. Kialto Iiuild interest to stuuy tue rules 01 iuieres?i i tharffed in so! J and silver s-taodara t countries and to compare the average rates of interest on certain classes of loans in sound money states, which never favor repudiation, and in stales which favor free coinage and which sometimes favor repudiation of debts. It is diflicult to fret exact figures of in terest rates in different states ar.d coun tries, but the statistics obtainable are nitr, Chicago: There have been encouraging signs jf improvement in general business the past week, which atigur well for the Inline, ami althuiigh not pronounced eno.ig:i. in more than a few lines, to v. iti ; i:t the prophecy of a general re vivi...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 5 June 1897

DEMOCRAT PRINTING GO., Publisliers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURISATURDAY, JUNE 5, 1897. Vol. XXII No 7 HONORING THE DEAD.! DeCOration Day Services. Just i-o-n No. l 7:i, ;. A. K. nd the c itizens or this city Decorate the iraves of soldiers. Another Decoration Day has been ; J M V;i 11 11. .UULUCI 1-1111'. IIIC 11 lb 1 ll 1 1 1. , .t.,i f..... ,u"c" "aMS loving nanus placed upon the graves of the heros of the Civil War. An other mar;h to the city of the dead has taken place and another time havb the patriotic survivors of the war of the Reliellion shown their feeling and displayed their manly devotion to their country, to their fallen comrades, ti the widows and orphans who gave up their husbands and fathers that they and their children might live for ever in the land of the five and the home of the brave. The procession formed in the city park at 2 o'clock. The old veterans were lead by the school children com manded by .Indies Woeleke arid Ross. Then came the memliers of Justi L'ost a...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 5 June 1897

THE DEMOGUAT. B. II. ADAMS, I-tiMUaer, CAPE GTE A RUE IT. Ml'SU'RI. Total gold shipments from Sew York, on the 25th, were S2,400,000. Ox the 25th Congressman John L. McLaurin was commissioned senator from South 'arolina, vice Earle, de ceased. The president, on the 25th, sent to the senate the nomination of Edwin 11. Conger, of Iowa, to be envoy ex traordinary and minister plenipoten tiary of the United States to Brazil. It is unofficially announced that the wheat area of France is 593,908 hec tares below the area of 1896, and that the wheat crop will probably be 22, 250,000 hectoliters less than in 1S96. A hectare is 2.4" acres; a hectoliter is 2.75 bushels. Judge Muxgeb, of the United States district court at Omaha, Neb., made an order, on the 24th, that the divorce decreed by Judge Brewer between the Western Union and Union Pacific tele graph companies must be completed by September L Experiments are being made in the vicinity of Phoenix, Ariz., with the growing of tobacco. A goo...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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