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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 10 July 1897

SAN FRANCISCO IS SINKING. California' Chief City Will Sooa Raekj Sea Level and Disappear. "The whole peninsula on which San Francisco stands has been and is grad ually sinking down to the sea level," aid Prof. Andrew C. Lawson, the retir ing president of the University of Cali fornia Scientific association, while delivering- his farewell address before that body recently at Berkeley. The subject of the lecture was "The Flood ing of the Golden Gate." "Nearly all parts of the earth's sur face show the phenomena of uplift or depression," said Prof. Lawson. "Move ments of this kind arc either continent al or orogenic. It is necessary to have in mind the criteria of these two move ments. The criteria of the uplift are found in the presence of terraces and sharply shaped canyons. The criteria of depression arc shown when deltas are built up at the mouths of rivers, when the sea floods into the valleys. Some time this depression continues to uch a degree that mountains become islands, sink...

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. — 10 July 1897

The Weekly Democrat Published Every Saturdaby The Democrat Prinino Co. 114 THEMIS STREET. Entered at the I'ost Oflle at t'aie Girardeau, Mo., as frecoiid-clasg matter. a ATI II DAY, Jl'LY H'JT Jodie Flynn says six thousand peo ple in i'miic Girardeau county cuss the DKANXKAT. fxt them The Demo crat in tin- push. In addition to furnishing tin- Presi dent of the l.'nited States, Ohio now comes to tii- front with the champion bicycle rider. Ohio lias become a great state since Mark I la una took charge. The little cross roads post-offices in Southeast Missouri will soon be dish ed out and they are all the boys are going, to get for wearing the McKinley bnttons'and "shouting the battle cry of prosperity. The fellows on hast with the big feet a"1' the tiijjger waunches are slipping into the soft places. The Southeast Missouri Democrat who applies for an appointive office is on a cold trail and the Southeast Mis souri Republican who applies for a job under the present administration is a ...

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. — 10 July 1897

MIXED UP. Ererjthlnsi Local Form To Found That U of Interest. TUESDAY. be George W right has closed out his business at Kelso sold out, and will leave that place. A brother of the latePatrick CJuenan who lives in Ireland writes here to know how rich Mr. Quenan was when he died. uon i trine away time when vou have cholera morbus or diarrhoea r lght them in the beginning with De Witt V Colic and Cholera Cure. You don t have to wait for results, thev are instantaneous, and it leaves the bowels in healthy condition. For sale by J. Maple Wilson, Druggist. Millionaire Johnson is in the city. Mr. Johnson has a plaster on the old Cross farm and he is here to look af ter the sticking qualities of the plaster. We are pleased to see that our mills are making an effort to drive the St. Louis Hour out of this market. The flour trade of this section of country belongs to us and we should tight for it. Dr. Porterlield went down to ( 'om merce this morning to look after rent wheat. Dr. A. P. Sawyer...

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. — 10 July 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. H. ADAMS, Publisher. CAPE GIRARDEAU. - MIFSDURL Senator Pkttigbew, of South Da kota, was on the floor of the senate, on the 29th, nd was congratulated by his colleagues on his speedy recovery from his recent illness. The first severe heat of the tour de scended upon the Pan-American trav elers at Cincinnati, on the 29th, but they spent the time so pleasantly that its rigors were scarcely ielt. All tin plate works in the Indiana gas belt, particularly those at Ander son, Elwood, Atlanta, Gas City and Montpelier, closed down, on the 1st, in all the departments governed by the wage scale. Til Golden Cross gold mines, in the eastern part of San Diego county, Cali fornia, have been sold to a syndicate of California, Nevada and Arizona capi talists, Isaac Trumbo being at their head. The purchase price was 1.500, 000. Fob the first time in history a gen eral census has been taken of the pop ulation of the Russian empire, which is shown to numberl29,211, 113. In 45 years th...

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. — 10 July 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. H. ADAMS, PHUs!,- CAPS GIRARDEAU. - MISSOURI. MY GREAT-GREAT-GRANDSIRE. My reet-prreat-Krandsire tilled the soil And felled tall pines on slope and hill. His homespun garments but the foil That swathed a man of iron will. -And yet when winter's race was run. And came the springtime's first caress, 3iia nature warmed before the sun And melted into tenderness. -He knew the fields, he knew the woods. For nature was his guiding star, -And sermons found in solitudes Where only nature's teachings are. "He marked the gentian of the brooks And paused where honeysuckles hung, -And rested where In wildest nooks The lone arbutus trailing clung, "Where towered up the bristling head Of some colossus of the pines, Xike a great stag with antlers spread The monarch of a thousand tines. And with his rod or flintlock gun He whipped the pools or led the chase. "Tracked the black bear till set of sun And slew him In his hiding place. And thus he lived an outdoor life With sight of flow...

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 July 1897

"SPECIAL MARKET LETTER . - - The following market letter is iur nbbed'-as by McLAnr Bros. & Co., CoCQjasteion Merchants, Rialto Build ing, Chicago: Bujiiness during the past week lias Deen 01 -a Holiday character ana moa erate in volume. The railway share market shows a halting tendency, due to the pressure of realizing sales, the .fear of rate wars between several of sue Klnlu carrying (uaus. aiiu - the possibilities attending the miners' . strike. The recent upward movement has been fostered by continuous I avoid able crop reports more than by any material increase in present earnings, and as several great systems have, in order to secure a paying business, lieen tempted to cut rates on corn from western points, the tendency has l-eeii to check the advance. SooietliMig more than abundant i . is necessary to assure regular irivi dends, for with an inadequate dent:, n. I a large surplus ineviia'i y dej.r. es prices to a jiuiiit low e:i--a.'ii to ir-m more than a moderaie i:ime!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. — 17 July 1897

A - W DEMOCRAT PRINTING CO., PuDIiSliers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1897. Vol. XXII No 13 A HOT WEATHER YARN SOME SCRAPS MINERS' RIOT IN ILLINOIS- THE OLD BIRD RUNAWAY MULES. 1 FEARED THE ROCK PILE. An Omaha Man Fries an to on the Pavement. At 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon when the sun was the hottest and the wind lacking, an interesting bet was decided in front of Norris' tobacco shop. A couple of men happened in at the same time, and one of them re marked as he mopped his prespiring brow: "(ireat Scott, it's hot enough to fry an egg an the pavement!" "Oh, come off," ejaculated the other man. It's pretty hot, but the idea of its being hot enough to fry an egg on the pavement is preposterous." "I'll bet you a box of cigars," re plied the jierspiring man, '-that an egg broken on one of those flagstones will fry in less than five minutes." The bet was quickly taken an egg procured at the Paxton Hotel. The man who made the wager broke the egg gently on a spot where t...

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 July 1897

r t-1 it THE MINERS STRIKE Mtmtloa at the End of th. Third Day -The Mlen Claiming- Everrthlng Whwlinf ke Krl Railroad Mines in Fall Oper- mUam, and Fears Felt that They May Break the Strike. Pittsburgh. Pa., July 9. The close of the third day of the miners' strike found the diggers gamin? strength rapidiy in the Pittsburgh district, ela tinjr the officials and men correspond ingly. The aet result of the struggle up to date, as gleaned from unbiased as well - a Cram partisan sources, is about as follows: Kioeteen thousand men idle, an al nsnst total suspension of work in the ouies along the Monongahela river; suspension practically total on the Wheeling division of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, only about 59 men work ing there; all of the railroad mines -closed down with the exception of the M. A. Iianna & Co.'s mines in the Pan handle, the New York & Cleveland Gas Coal (Jo. and a few individual mines which can have but little effect on the situation. The Iianna mines ha...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 17 July 1897

EARLS OF ELECTRA Preparing for the Coming of Their Queen. Schema for the Grand Pageant i. Complete-It Will lie the Flmt of Iu Kind Ever Attempted In Americm Plana for the Trolley Float. In the parade that will celebrate her risit to St. Louis, Queen Electra, Goddess of Light and Queen of the Electric Spark, has commanded that the subject to be illustrated in honor of her coming be to some extent set forth. In or der that benlghte 1 earthlings be given oppor tunity to study and be prepared to appreciate that grand event. To that end, therefore, her mundane representative has decided, because of this command as well also as that the pa geant is to take a new line of departure Into that field so little explored electricity to give, the subject to be presented as well as some idea of its treatment, as here set forth. "The Planets and Constellations," the sub ject chosen, is best adapted to illustrate the worship of Electra, Goddess of Light and Queen of the Electric Spark. Every float o...

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 July 1897

The Weekly Democrat. Published Every Saturday by Ttie Democrat Printintj Go. 114 THEMIS STREET. Eiitiivd at the Pw.t Offle at l.'ai Girarilean, Mo., as set!i:i!-rlas& matter. SATURDAY, JULY 17. 1!7 The Hoard of I'ardons of Minnesota refused to pirdori thf Younger boys. sh Illinois i "dtinir her Government pie. Poor old rets soup. Tliey have a Comet and at Jackson. Kaeh has a each has a little tale of woe ire of the Missouri a Hornet tail, and to relate. ciovernor Stephens is trying to save the life of an old Confederate soldier who is under sentem-e of death in Mexico. Kansas t it v. Kansas, is siirelv a Populist town. No civilized town wt iii Id iermit women to break rock on the st'vts. When it came to the cross examina tion, the witness who had testified that he believed the prisoner dement ed settled himself in anticipation of possible trouble. '"Have you any reason for wishinjr to send mv client to a madhouse?"' asked the lawyer. "None," replied the witness. "Well, what part...

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 July 1897

MIXED UP. Kverythlns of Local Form To Found That Is of Intrrnl. HOJJDAY. be Those people who are able are. go ing off to spend the summer months. Jodie Flynn wanti n to accompany him to Wahoo. While it is not directly specified in the city ordinances we belie-e it is the duty of the City Marshal to wake up the sleepy" loafers once ortwice a uay. George Speiler, a mault dealer, came down on the steamer Grey Eagle, this morning to mv. the ape Urewery and Ice Company. Will Warren has a handsome new delivery wagon. That old "ho-s"' will soon land the new vehicle in the blacksmith shop. Don't neglect chills. Chills brine on connection -congestion brings on death. You can cure chills and liecome stout and healthy by using Dr. I'e-H's Peppermint Chill Tonic. Emiuett Miller has returned ' the city. He has luien out at Springfield for to or threo months. Charley lilnttner raised twenty-two hundred bushels of wheat on hi- farms this year. The !! Store is having a clearance .-.tie. Se-- the ad...

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 July 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. H. ADAMS. I'nklUher. CAPE GIRARDEAU. - MIFSJURL A. British land grabbing expedition has hoisted the English flag over thre islands in the Solomon group. Tea raising in South Carolina is an nounced as too expensive to be profita ble by the agricultural department. The agricultural department, after long experiments with lawn grasses, declares that creeping bert is the finest lawn grass known. The marquis of Salisbury received the United States monetary commis sioners, Messrs. Wolcott Stevenson and Payne, on the 7th. They were pre sented by United States Ambassador Hay. The Cripple Creek Col.district,during the first six months of the present year, produced 86,075,000 gold, and it is predicted that the output for the year will have a coinage value of S14. 000,000. Ox the 6th 60 tons of butter arrived at Vancouver, B. C from New York, to be forwarded to Sidney by the steamer Warimoo. This is the first shipment of American butter ever made to Australia. With between 3,0...

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. — 17 July 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. K. il. ADAMS, -liirr. CAPE GIRARDK U. - MlrSIL'UL MERE MATTER OF COURTESY. The settlement of a First Conjngal Difference. The old man waa smoking his pipe nd meditating'. "So you're going to be married," he caid to the young man at last "Well, I s'pose if yon have your mind made up you'll do it, and there's no use o' my sayin' a word, except mebbe to give you -a little advice." The young man intimated that he would be glad to have some advice from one whose years were unquestionably ao full of experience. "Well," said the old man thoughtful ly, "the first question that'll come up -will be: 'Who's boss? You don't think eo now, but I know, for I've been through it. That there question's got to be settled afore there will be any peace in the house." "But how is it to be settled"?" asked the young man, thinking it a good plan to humor the elder a little. "Give it up," returned the old man. "There ain't no rule to go by that I ever heard. Some settles it one way and some an...

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. — 17 July 1897

SPECIAL MARKET LET The lollowms; market .eii-. oished us by McLain i Jit-- . .v Commission Merchants. !i;iii t.n.. ing, Chicago: Although there lias been no s i iu.' decline in the sick and bond list :u: ing the past week, there have hi . ii several disturbing factors which in i ere long precipitate more than ;i im r reactionary break, and which uo:;:-e to emphasize ilie existing i;iir. il;i:n.-. as to the probable slate i( .. iim- ee and finance in the near future. The miners strike, which from t!i facttliat it came unlieralded ami was preceded by few picim-mtoiy sL-ij. al though but recently inaugurated. :s al ready causing im.-niivi-inem-e and is re sponsible lor lilt iir.ultinlniy rhi:n:j r a number of 'a. tnl ies in loc-;i... where fresh supplies of coal are minli taiuable; anil unless soon ended will become a disturbing element of no mean proportions, and with ilie engin eers' strike in the L'nited King-ami which promises to become the melt--', labor and capital contest of thi...

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. — 24 July 1897

DEMOGRflT PRINTING GO., PublisHers. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1897. Vol. XXII No 14 TO KILL MOSQUITOES. Millions May Be Smothered, In the Embryonic Form. With Coal Oil. Andrew M. Sullivan, a well-known attorney, says that millions of mos quitoes in the wiggle waggle shape may be exterminated by using a few gallons of coal oiL As is well known, the mosquito eggs are deposited in ponds, lakes and swamps. When they hatch out a minute wiggle waggle is the result. They liv in the water for several days before nature providesthem with wings and their two-bladed stiletto and blood pump. At frequent intervals the in fant pej-t must arise to the surface for air. Mi. Sullivan would smother the young infants and put them out of the world which does not want them. Hit plan, in short, is to pour a few gal lons of coal oil upon the waters which are breeding trouble. The oil forms a thin coating over the water, which shuts off the air. The coat of oil is too thick for the promis...

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. — 24 July 1897

A LITTLE JOHNSTOWN. Collapse of Two Large Reservoirs in the -isha. Atwcdfambwof Persons Drowned end Several Missing Some of the Bodies Dug- from Beneath Many Feet of Mod and Debris Berote Rescues. Pocghkkepsib, N. Y., July 15. The two large reservoirs in the Fishkill mountains, which supplied water to he towns of Matteawan and Fishkill, burst their walls at two o'clock yester day morning, and the water that was released swept through the Dutchess valley, causing ruin and death. Five bodies have been taken from the wreckage left in the wake of the ;flood, and there are known to be two .and probably three more lying some where beneath the pile of debris, vhich is all that remains of three ''houses that were swept away by the torrent. The names of those whose bodies have been recovered, as oflicially given out , by Coroner IL B. Uevier, of Matteawan, re: Mrs. John Conroy, aged 46, wife of 'the engineer in Timony's brick yard; iter body was badly bruised by contact with trees and wrecka...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Cape Girardeau Democrat. — 24 July 1897

AN APPEAL FOR FREEDOM. Tm Cabas Leasee of Kew York Ask. for Financial Aid. The Cuban league of New York, whose president is Ethan Allen, and vice presidents such men of national reputation and honor as Chauncey M. Depew, Eoswell P. Flower, etc., has is sued the following appeal asking for financial aid in its patriotic efforts in behalf of struggling Cuba: "To the People of the United States: A brave and generous people will aid the oppressed. Cuba is under a brutal tyranny. Inspired by onr history she freely bleeds for independence, and ap peals to us for help. We must hear, and hearing, promptly act. An irre pressible conflict between republican ism and monarchy was inaugurated by Washington and his compatriots, and as trustees of the great political inher itance from them we must be in that conflict whether we will or not. when ever any intelligent people fires the opening gun for freedom. By an un paralleled career of courage and sacri fice the Cubans have proved their right to ...

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 July 1897

The Weekly Democrat. Published Every Saturday by Ttie Democrat Printina Go. 114 THEMIS 8TREET. Entered at the Post Offie at Cape Girardean, Mo., as second-clabs matter. SATURDAY, JULY 24, lfl7. Russell Montgomery, rrand-won of ex-(overnor lhelps, U lii.rs;injf gold in Alaska. .letT and Brock Starts are making trouble for some of tht- Judges in St. Louis. The Storts brothers are a regular circus. Dr. Cornwall, who killed his brother in St. Louis a couple of weeks ago, had a preliminary hearing last Satur day and was discharged. Kditor Crow of the DeSoto Facts wants to be postmaster of DeSoto. A Southeast Missouri editor with a four teen hundred dollar salarv would le a curiosity. The Springfield Leader-Democrat says: "Within a fortnight hundreds of men and women will find employ' ment in the peach orchards along the line of the Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis railway. The early peach yield is light, but the regular crop of Greene, Webster, Wright, Texas Howeli and Oregon counties...

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 July 1897

MIXED UP. everything oi Local Form To Found That is of Interest. MONDAY. be We could spare a few gold diggers for Alaska from this city, but that country U too cold for the city park sleepers. The Telephone Company is still put ting in new phone-. Dr. Sam Harris did a hard day's work last Saturday. Hs moved Chap Bollinger out of his house on the Levee. He says Chap had about two car loads of household fixtures Don't neglect chills. Chills bring on congestion congestion brings on death. You can cure chills and liecome stout and healthy by using Dr. Hell's Peppermint Chill Tonic. Mr. Houck tells us that he expects to have Houck's Missouri & Arkansas road extended and in operation from Commerce to Kennett before the end of 19S. Then the people of this city will certainly make an effort to have it extended from Commerce to this city. See Glenn's new advertisement in to day's DEMOCRAT. Mr. Glenn proposes to make goods move if low prices wili move them. Theories of cure may be discuss...

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 July 1897

THE DEMOCRAT. B. H. ADAMS, Publlaher. CAPE GIEARDEAU. - MfrSOURL Ex-CoxeBESSvAir Johs F. Farns- Wobth, of Illinois, died in Washington, on the 14th, from an affection of the lungs, at the age of 77 years. It is stated on authority of the reg istration committee mat vu.via dele gates attended the Christian Endeavor convention in San Francisco It is reported in Washington that ex-President Cleveland will, in Novem ber, be formally tendered the office of president of the University of Vir ginia. The fourth biennial convention of the Lithographers' International Pro tective and Beneficial association opened in Cincinnati, on the 12th, with 40 delegates present. The senate committee on foreign re lations, on the 14th, agreed to re port a re solution for the ratification of the Hawaiian annexation treaty without amendment. Presides! McKinlet has planned to visit the Yellowstone park next Sep tember, and steps have been taken to induce him to extend the westward journey to San Francisco. T...

Publication Title: Cape Girardeau Democrat, The
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