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THE CAPE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD
THE FEDERALS J JOE NUNN
MUST SALUTE QUALIFIES AND
THE U.S. FLAG; TAKES SEAT
Apology Demanded For Seiz- j General Belief That He is En-
Orf 1 lM.Jl.1f.1J n.n.4inM tn
BERS WORK IN
Hold Up Passengers and Es
cape in Thickly Wooded
TRA1NP0RTERIS WOUNDED HELD PRISONER A WHILEHE W11LBERESISTED
Thilenius Said to be Fixed in His
fin Thrnnirh F.vnrosa Pars RpfnrA
AmericanColony Aroused by Arrest Determination to Hold Over
7 e .1 .fV....I HAUitkiMvMl lliiArla'a
titled to Hold Position to
Tackling Passengers Amount
Secured Not Known
of Naval Detachment Huerta's
Action Brings Better Feeling
Whether Wanted or Not
f'.VM' News Service.)
New Orleans, April 13. A fast
northbound uassenger train on tlie Il
linois Central railroad was attacked
( ."NU News Service.)
Washington, April 13. T,he etate
and navy departments are awaiting a
report of the outcome of Admiral
Mayo's demand that the federal com-
Joe Nunn, the pronounced choice
of tlu people of this city, as evidenced
bv the election returns filed his outli
W. H. Miller Stricken With
Heart Failure Passes Away
HIS PURSE IS GIVEN BACK COMMITTEES ARE NAMED LAID TO REST AT JACKSON
OF MONEY BY
Indiana Farmer Returning to
Home Loses Forty Dollars
Arrangements Made For En
tertainment of Visitors to
Waiting For Wires to Be Repaired
in Order to Telegraph For Fnnds
to Take Him Home
by two train robbers at 10:30 o'clock mander at Tamplco publicly apologize
In the morning near Tangipahoa, La
79 miles north of here, and after they
had obtained some loot they engaged
In a battle with the train crew, shot a
negro porter named Allen and fled.
The men. both of whom were
masked. aoDeared In ouo of the
coaches and fired several phots, de
manding that the passengers hold up
their hands. Ouo of the passengers
who failed to comply readily, It is
aatd. was shot, but his wound Is not
: believed to be dangerous.
Prior to their appearance In the
passenger coach, the robbers had en-
tered the express car and carried off
what valuables they could find.
Dozen Passengers Robbed.
and salute the United States flag for
having detained as prisoners for a
brief time the paymaster and detach
ment from the gunboat Dolphin. It Is
believed, however, that the demands
of the American admiral have been
Must Salute American Flag.
Mexico City. April 13. Nelson
O'Shaurfhiiessv, American charge d af
faires in .ixico, iu a conference at
the national palace with Gen. Huerta,
backed up the action of Rear Admiral
Mayo at Tamplco in demanding that
the Mexican federals there salute the
American flag by firing 21 guns with
in 24 hours, as a result of the arrest
by federal troops of a United States
More than a dozen of the passen- paymaster and a detachment of wa
gers had been robbed by one of the rines from the gunboat Dolphin.
men while the other stood guara, American Colony Aroused.
when members of the train crew at- The American colony was thorough-
tempted to overpower them. iy ftroUsed by first reports of the ar-
In the fuailade of shots which loi- reBt 0f tne paymaster and his men
lowed, the porter was wounded ana froin a whaleboat belonging to the
one report was that he had died of his Dolphin, but the prompt apology of
injury. Huerta, as well as reports Irom Tarn-
The robbers fed after the crew had plco tnat oen, Ztragoza had personal-
attacked them and had been rem- jy apologized to Hear Adlmral Mayo
lorced by some of the passengers.
The point where they left the train
Is thickly wooded. Uloodhoun-'s were
sent to the scene in the hope they
could find the trail of the fugitives.
The whaleboat from the Dolphin,
carrying the paymaster and a sman
detachment of marines, put in at Itur-
bide bridge at Tamplco. The Ameri
cans were after a supply of gasoline.
They were In uniform, but unarmed.
The launch flew the American flag.
TO GET LICENSE mm WRECK
AT HAYTI, MO.
Appeared Before Fred Summers
and were Turned uown on Ac
count of Tender Age
THEY WILL TRY AGAIN
Engine Knocked Off Track and
Plows Furrow 2o Feet Long
and Four Feet Deep
The Boy Could Not Get His Fath- THE BLAME IS NOT FIXED
er to jive vunsvuit uui i m
Keep on Trying
well known ami
son of a prominent
business ninn anil capitalist of Jack
Hon, in selecting the necessary equip
ment for a fine 200-acrc farm which
liin father had agreed to Make him
concluded that one of the most highly
essential implements was u good wife,
and he displayed
in that respect
Porter and Engine Crews Shaken
Up and Bruised, But ISo Loss
of Life Recorded
A wreck which resulted in great
property damage, Imt in which for
tunately no lives were lost, occurred
at Hayti last Thursday night. An
engine was knocked off the track ami
wus literally torn ty pieces, the cub
his excellent taste being completely destroyed and the
by selecting Miss drivers and one cylinder torn off.
the talented daughter The engine colliding with it, suffered
of Attorney Wilson Cramer, livery-
thing went nicely until the young
couple appeared at the office of
Fred Siemers, where a marriage
license was asked for. Mr. Siemers
is a heartless sort of a fellow, and lie
refused to issue said document until
no further injury than the destruc
tion of the pilot and head light.
The engine suffering the greatest
damage, was connected to the Camp
bell passenger train and was taking
water at the tank near the crossing
at Hayti. The engineer did not see
the groom to be could make the ncc- the approach of the slowly moving
sary showing as to his fathers willing
ness to the match. The elder How
man, it seems refused to give hii
consent on account of the youthful'
ness of his son, at the same tune cum-
nlimcntinu him on his choice. The
wedding was deferred for the time
.being, but it is said that the views
of the young people have not changed
in the least, and that pressure will
be brought to bear on the dissenting
parent with the hope of having re
linquish somewhat in the determined
stand he has heretofore taken.
elks niN; inc.
TO THE CAPE.
1'nder the auspices of the F.Iks
Lodge, tl.ere will be held a big lit
tractioti in the 'ape. beginning on
April L'Ttli and continuing until May
Jnd. .iT.iii!ic:nnits had
freight train, and no effort was made
to avoid the impact. The porter on
the passenger train suffered a severe
shaking up and was considerably
bruised, but his injuries are not con
sidered fatal. None of the passengers
nor any other members of either crew
were hurt, except that the i ngineets
and firemen sustained slight bruises.
At this time it is impossible to lix
(he blame for the calamity.
Whin the engine was knocked from
the track the ground was torn up
for a distance of '2 feet, a furrow
at last four feet deep being formed.
ill.lt time, i
,.lt s'l' -
i ,.,y will
t--r if the
CI YEN TEN
Thomas Sullcy was given a hear
ing in .bulge Willer's Court Monday,
the charge ill tlist lulling tl;e peace,
I his penalty was a sentence of
day iM jail. Sullcy and am
u had been hanging around
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of office and was duly qualified as a
school director hist Thursday evening.
On Friday morning there was a
short session of the Hoard called by
President J. W. Phillips for the pur
pose of having the building contracts
signed nnd other necessary details
looked after in order that the work
might proceed with dispatch. The
meeting was at tended by the full
Hoard, composed of J. W. Phillips,
Ct. W. Welkcr. Joe T. Nunn, Jr.,
It A. Niissbatim. H. II. Haas and
H. W. Hridges.
! During the progress of the meet
i ing, O. W. Walker expressed him
Iself in the matter of Nunn's qualili
' cations anil rights to a sent on the
Hoard, to the effect that it was tin
duty of the board to accept the elec
tion returns, and that if any question
should arise as to his qualifications,
it was for the courts to decide, and
that he wow d remain a member until
lw. l. i. I been leuallv disnunlificd. All
the other members present concurred i
with the views of Secretary Walker
in this and in his further expressions
of a desire that harmony prevail
among the members of the Hoard.
No doubt seemed to exist in the
mind of any member as to the rights
of Mr. Nunn, and his voice nnd vote
was received nnd accepted on matters
coming before the Hoard.
Mr. Thilenius was not present at
the meeting, but it is rumored that
in defiance to the election returns
wherein he met with such inglorious
defeat at the hands of the voters,
he intends to take legal steps to re
tain his position on the board.
To an unprejudiced personn, such
an act can have no other appearance
than folly and spite, and in no manner
would indicate a disposition to serve
the wishes of the supporters of the
public school system. He was de
feated and that is a cinch, and wheth
er Nunn is possessed of the necessary
qualifications or not, the fact that he
was kicked out with great force, and
if in defiance t) the public wish he
should be able to inflict himaclf upon
them for another term, it would be
reasonable to expect that his acts
us an officer would show the same
I spirit of defiance when it ruliii to
serving the people whom it would
appear he is now trying to bulldoze.
Nobody objects to him staying with
his bottling works where he has the
good will of a big patronage, but his
services on the school blard are cer
tainly no longer desired and of course
eill not be tolerated. Members of
the Hoard have expressed their view
to the effect that if through legal
steps Nunn should be incapacitated,
it will not mean the seatitiK nl I hi
lenius, but will merely result in a
creation of a vacancy on the school
board, and will not enable Mr. Thi
lenios to occupy the position for which
he seems to display such a pronounced
Mr. Thilenius is credited with
having made the statement that he
will attend the next meeting and serve
as n member, and that all the police
in Cape Girardeau cannot remove
him. The general opinion, is however,
that he is overconfident, or ha per
haps inhaled too much corboiiating
gas while bottling soda.
The people who maintain the schools
have plainly given him to undeistand
that lie is not wanted on tin1 job.
There is no salary connected with it,
and people are somewhat divided in
opinion as to why he displav- such
a clinging disposition.
In nil events his persistem lia-1
lust him the sympathy of 1 i . . i : . v who
supported him in (lie can paign. j
and can serve only to work del ri-j
menial to his interests with tk' peo
ple of the Cape.
School Exercises First Attraction
Followed by High School Meet
and Drummers Convention
(ieorge L Smith, a farmer from
Paxtoti, Sullivan County, Indiana,
was a victim of pickpockets Friday
night and as n consequence he is
minus four ten dollar bill-i and a tick
et to his hoosier home. Smih board
ed the train at Puxico Friday night,
and savs that he has a distinct
recollection of holding his currency
secure in his pocket book while he
produced his ticket for the conductor.
He states that he placed the ticket
back in the same pocket hood with
his money when the conductor had
punched it, and that he carried it
in his hip pocket which was protected
with a flap securely buttoned. lie
reached the Cape at about 10 o'clock
in the night, and at no time had oc
casion to break a bill. He says that
he was never in close proximity with
strangers, except when he assisted
in carrving the body of Charles
Hunt from the train when it arrivei
from St. Louis at 1:23 in the morn
inif. He never discovered his loss
until iust about time for the arrival
of his train at 3:33. His pock
book was intact but all the contents,
ticket and money was gone. A re
markable thing was the fact that the
flap on his pocket was buttoned, lie
says that he never at any time was
asleep and that he did not go to
a hotel. He went to a restaurant
and secured his supper, but paid for
it with loose change he carried in his
pocket. Investigation was made when
the coaches were cleaned but no trace
of the lost money and ticket could
be found. Mr. Smith still has ?1.!)
iu his pocket and has telegraphed to
his home for relief. He is down
in this country with a view of pur
chasing a farm and moving here,
and he had been tit Puxico looking
over a land proposition. If he tells
a truthful story as to his movements
and was actually robbed, the thief
is certainly entitled to the credit
of being classed as a smooth article,
and his consideration in returning
the empty purse and buttoning up
the pocket so carefully indicates that
he was very considerate and kind
hearted. The victim tells a straight
forward story, and was perfectly
sober. He bears the appearance of
being a well to do young farmer.
A splendid meeting of the Commer
cial Club was held Friday night, in
which several matters of importance
were brought tip and propertly dis
posed of. The meeting was presided
over by 11. A. Niissbaum. president
of the Ketail Merchants Association.
The matter of entertaining the farm
rs and rural school children on May
! was thoroughly discussed, and a
committee of three, somposeil ot
J. M. Allison, W. P. Caruthers and
Claud Winningham was appointed
to assist the Commercial Club enter
tainment, in caring for the guests
. . . : : .. . .
on that iiay. ims joim im-num-
nieiit commit tee w ill work out a pro
gram of entertainment for the day.
Invitations will be sent out to all
the farmers on the rural routes,
imrcnts of the school children who
participate in the rural school excr
In the matter of the High School
meet on May tHh, the merchants
decided to decorate their businss
houses and the secrctarv of the I mil-
mercial Club was instructed to pro
vide souvenier watch fobs for all
contestants. The matter of penatits
was taken up and it was decided to
ask the High School Association
management to adopt an official
color for the association so that, per
manent penatits could lie sccureii
for Use each year in decorating the
town for the occasion.
The matter of the drummers' an
nual meeting to be held here .bine
I, 3 and ti was deferred until a later
meeting, as to details.
The Traffic Commit! f the Com
mercial Cub was instructed to take
up the matter of better train service
between Cape (iirardeau and the
towns near the Thebes bridge, and
other neighboring towns.
The importance of holding the an
nual fair in Cape (iirardeau was dis
cussed. It seemed to be the unani
mous sentiment of meeting that
some 'sort of a fair should be held
this Fall. A connnittce of five, com
posed of Setli Ititbcoek, I. L. How-
Will be Buried at Jackson Under
Direction of Jackson Masons
Assisted by St. Mark
Sunday morning at about 8:30
o'clock, W. II. Miller, one of the best
known and most highly respected
citizens of Cape Girardeau, County
lied at his home in this city, while
eating breakfast. Mr. Miller hn
suffered for some time with heart
trouble and has been the victim? of
two strokes of apoplexy, and while
his condition was known to be serimm
his death came as a surprise. Mr.
Miller has been a conspicuous figure
m linancial circles lor a long time,
having been president of the Southeast
Missouri Trust Company since it
omauizatiiin in I'.MIii.
He wus admitted to the bar in 7'.
and up to the time of his connection
with the Trust Co. in 1110(1 he wan
engaged in the practice of law at
Jackson, Mo. For many years he
was connected with the legal depart
ment of the Cotton Helt Hraihmd.
At the time of his death he was .17
years of age. He leaves a widow and
one son, Julian Miller, a young law
yer of this city to mourn .his death.
The burial will be held at Jackson on
Tuesday morning. Jackson Masonic
Lodge, No. Ill will take charge of
the funeral, and have invited St.
Marks Lodge No. 113, of this city to
participate in the funeral services,
which lodge will hold a meeting at
10 o clock I uesilay morning.
There will be services held nt the
residence of the deceased at 10:311
after which his remains will be taken
to Jackson for burial.
Mr. Miller at one time occupied
the position of Exalted Killer of tiie
H. P. . 1'.. lodge of this city, and
his funeral will be attended by many
members of that organization.
CITY COUNCIL HAS MEETING
Movement to Raise Salaries of
Fire Fighters Fails and Ordi
nance Remains Unchanged
N. Ttnslcy, W, II. Stubble
W. II. Holnisack, was ap
o confer with the directors
Fair it Park Association as
to the lease
year, and to
if the grounds for this
take up the details of
sort of a celebration
NEW MEMBERS SEATED
Regular Session Will be Held Next
Tuesday Night and Matter of
a meeting of
night at I
ALL THE WOULD IS A STAGE,
AND ALL THE PEOPLE A It E
Will be brought to life here next
week when the camera man gels in
to take the moving pictures that un
to be shown at the Orplieiim Theater
at a latter date.
The Management of this theater
deserves a great credit for the amount
of work it has taken to get this class
of an entertainment up, ih the show
which the following gentlemen us duly
elected councilmen. Edward Winner,
first ward, two-year term; Walter
Hlaek, first ward, short term; Arthur
C. How man, second ward, two-year
term; Clemens H. Iloeller, third ward,
two-year term, and William II. Med
ley fourth ward, two-year term.
The matter of making some changes
in the lire department ordinance, for
the purpose of making the depart
ment more proficient, was brought up
and passed first reading. Altir some
diseii--ion, it was given a second read
ing. There was considerable differ
ence of opinion in regard to the luat-
I ter of reducing the iiiiiiiI" r i f ho-e-I
men and adding two more to the lone
I ..I the I'.ie slnliiili There were onlv
five ini iiibeis pre-i i.l ami m ngrei-
llicllt could be reached. '"illlc llliall
Kaess piupi.-ci I hat tie t .
who are rcfi.l.ii ly en pl" e
to the lee
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class it "Big Time Stuff"
every small town or cily iloes
get a chance to have anything
this, only when they have sonie
at the bat like the manager of
Orphcum, who knows exactly
to go about getting U such at
tractions as these.
Mr. Sheppard, manager of the
M plicuin, has made arrangements
with Mr. Ilineliey, secretary of the
( oiuliiereial Club, to give his entire
attention to the staging of the three
most important pictures tid.cn. The
first to be an automobile parade on
the river front drive; second, to be a
picture of the shoe factory ill general,
inside and out, also the entire crowd
leav.ng the building; the third, to
be made of the Normal school with
the students leaving the school
the grounds and buddings,
llincliev is a live one and know
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Want Ad. It wil
Operate for Meningitis.
Pliikicltli hla. April U. I'll-, steiain
in St. Agnes hospital lifted a pinco of
the skull of Jameg McMonb d and
cleaned certain affected parti of tho
hoy's brain. Tho boy wan suffer ir?
from tubercular menliiKltla, but w 11
recover, It Is eald.
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ATTH ACTIVE CAPE SCENES
TO HE TAKEN.
The Industrial Film Co., will come
to tin- Cape this week for the special
purpose of taking pictures showing
scenes common to this city. On
Wednesday the shoe factory, six
churches nnd views of the streets
surrounding, will be taken, On Thurs
day views will be taken id tie Elkn
Club, the Ctniimci'vnil Club, four
public nchmds, and the Normal
School, including the agricultural ac
tivities, also the river front, showing
automobile parade, the
depot showing the motor
rains going out, i
These pictures ale being taken
under the direction of M r .Shepherd,
manager of the Orphcum Theater, ami
the Commercial Club of this city.
The scenes will be shown at the
Orphcum in the near future, after
which Ihcv will be used by the
mercial Club in boosting Cape
esls throughout the country.
FOR LARGE SUM
Plaintiff Asks For Ten Thousand
Dollars to Cover Damages and
HUSBAND HAS LEFT HER
Husband is Said to Have Gone to
Arkansas and Married Again
. L. Coryell of Pa
in the Cane this week
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Ii. Ky., is
Mr-, I 'lory Douglas, has
suit again-! n merchant
I!. I '. Marshall who attached
ids alter In t hiliand had de
li. r. Mr Coryell claims that,
li I he i;. hi I ill himself
r , -t iiilh the actual value,
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v : ti He .la v In- daughter re-
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liable element, of the community.