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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, APRIL 24, 1914
MAKE YOU A
Only Nine DaysMore inWhich
to Win the Valuable Farm
or Handsome Piano
Help to Boost Your Favorite to the
Top by a Year or Two's Sub
scription to the Tribune
Takes Control of Vera Cruz
and Calls on Good Citizens
TOWING PONTOON BRIDGE THROUGH PANAMA CANAL
GET THE BIG YOTES NOW NO CIVIL INTERFERENCE
Full Protection is Guaranteed AH
Who Are Engaged in Peace
Doesn't it make you a bit panicky
to tliink of it? Wouldn't you like to
(jet hack sonic of thiit lost time,
some of those, precious moments you
have wasted? Think! Within the
next nine days the proat Tribune
free I'O-acrc farm imd piano contest
will be over. It is not too late yet
for an active candidate to net busy
and win out. Make up for lost
time, do your best to recall those
precious momenta by redoubling your
efforts during the remaining days.
He a winner at all hazards. Turn
defeat into victory. Don't be num
bered with the "also runs." (let
out and hustle every minute of the
remaining time. Just remember that
you are working for prizes that ure
worth your best efforts. Think of the
value and honor of winning that pro
ductive 0-aere farm or the joy of
beinu declared tho winner of a val
uable piano. How could you spend
your time more profitably during the
next nine days than by getting out
and winning one of those valuable
tvrizos? The great contest it) now
really getting very exciting.
Hurry and Hustle.
Make every intervening moment
between now and the close count for
something worth while. Don't let up
in vour etTorts for one minute. Don't
even Mop to draw a long breath
Keep at it doggedly, catch your
breath on the fly for this greatest of
marut lions is nearly over, the goal
is within sight. Call on everybody
not only your friends unci neighbors
but on anv one whom you think can
read English. There are still hundreds
of people in Cape Girardeau County
and City who have not yet been up
nroaohed bv anv of the contestants
with a request for their subscription
and who would be only too glad to
subscribe if they were asked. They
admire a plucky contestant one who
docs the most energetic work and
who is not ashamed to advertise
the fact, that he is in the race with
a ' determination to win.
Don't get discouraged if some one
lues torn vou down there are still
hundreds of good prospects left
Don't pass a person just Pceaust
von are not vcrv well acquainted
with him. A salesman would nevi
make a succe.-s in selling his goods
if he failed to make a second or even
a third call on the merchant who had
turned him down in the first place.
Perhaps the party who turned you
down was just trying you out to see
if you really had any grit and de
termination and if you went back the
second time, he would gladly give
you a subscription. Especially if
lie saw that you wire really deter
mined to win. If you are feeling a
little "blue," come in and talk il
over with tin ntcst nimiauer. 11"
can furnish you with the nanus of
people who are not lakinc. tho paper
at present and upon 1 i you will
no doubt be able to cure a siib-
No doubt there are any
ni per-or.s who would be
iib-eribc for the Tribune
.nine particular contestant,
contestant may be one nf
whiiM1 interest no wink is
Some active worker
that suliM -rip! ion w i re
and it's jjninn to be
short I v. If you have
v.i ws Service. )
April 2.5. Admirul
tin; following procla
uuyor, chief of police
motion to the i
It lias become necessary for the
naval forces of the United States of
America, now ut Vera Cr;:::, to la:; J
and ussir.no military control of the
customs whurves of Vera Cruz. Your
co-operation Is requested to preserve
order uud pevent loss of life.
"It Is not the intention of the
nited States naval forces to Inter
fere with the administration of the
lvil affair of Vera Cruz, more than
Is neci usury for the purpose of main
taining a condition of law and order
and enforcing such sanitary condi
tions as are needed to meet military
"It Is desired that the civil of-
llclnls of Vera Cruz shall continue in
the peaceful pursuits of their occupa
tions. Under these conditions, lull
protection will be given to the city by
the Unitod States naval forces.
It U enjoined upon all Inhabitants
and property owners to prevent firing
by individuals from the shelter of
their houses upon our forces, or upon
anyono else. Such firing by irregu
lars not members of an organized
military force is contrary to the laws
of war; if persisted in it will call for
"F. F. FUCTCHER,
"U. S. N., commander detached.
"Squadron U. S. Atlantic fleet."
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t .'.jtii.kL"ikiibM... .y..--.j . '7i"wwfi.'-'rr mw . v v rv. -mp- .11
Putin em riinal to Parnlso. w heru It is to lie IiiKlcned
I ueccui.y a ii'.; rw.n.wu ui m.i j i v.......,,
to the cart blink with giant hhu'es no It may be swing to permit the pasnago of vessels.
Recently a long pontoon bridge w:. i towed through the Panama cunal to l'aralso. wheru It Is to
to the cart blink with giant hhu'es oo It may be swing to permit the pasnago of vessels.
insurgents War Supplies Will Be
Cut Off on Account of Hostile
Huerta's Handing Passport 'l
Charge u &naugnnessy a most
IS BOUND OYER
Could Not (live Satisfactory Expla
nation of His Connection With
Forged Check He Passed
WAS CONVICTED BEFORE
Convicted on Similar Charge in St.
Louis, But Had Been Released
Before Sentence Expired
Gen. Maa Flees.
Vera Cruz, April 23. Gen. Gustavo
Maas, commander of the garrison at
Vera Cruz, loft the city In a carriage
half an hour afier the first boatload
of American marines landed from the
warships. This was stated officially
and It waa also declared that he had
not been seen or heard from since
that hour. The commander's family
followed him in another carriage.
It is stated that the Mexican troops
f irmlng the garrison of Vera Cruz
were turnod loose as soon as it was
seen that the Americans were about
to land and were told to act as they
r.aw fit. Very few, if any, of their of
ficers reuuiineii with tit;' Mexican sol
diers, whose operations were carried
on without anyone to direct them.
"Some of the Mexican troops ob
tained a considerable supply of in
toxicants by looting two stores. As a
result many of them were In a condi
tion which made them equally dan
gerous to natives and foreigners who
came within their range.
Col. Cerrlllo was one of the few of
ficers who remained with the Mexican
troops. Tie was tho commander of
the Nineteenth battalion and was
wounded in 0:10 arm early In the
INDU 'IKI) ( AKI THI USMI.I.i:
HANKER GIVES IH)N1.
From authentic reports received
from the scene of di.-sension, the war
situation seems to be developing
rapidly into grave aspects.
Telegraphic reports received from
San Antonio, advise thst the South
ern division of the V. S. Army
lias received orders to re-establish
the embargo on arms and ammuni
tion into Mexico, which action is
rendered necessary by the hostile
stand that (Y.rranza has taken.
Huerta says in a dispatch liy way m
FARMERS ARE BUSY
Spring Plowing Has Cnmmcnccd,
and Everybody is Busy Put
ting in Their Crops
THE NEWLY-WEDS MOVE
Young Man Passes Through on
Way to New Madrid to See
Ii. S. .lones, charged with foging
1 l.i. name of (has. A. Mavhew to
a check, was given his preliminary
hearing before Justice E. A. Kage,
Tluiisdav morning. The defendant
was bound over to the Circuit Court
.Jones presented a check purporting
to be signed by Gluts. A. Mavhew,
payable to S. S. Stnoot. for SH.'i.titl,
and secund a suit of clothes on the
same from -Garrett Glenn. At his
hearing, the defendant stated that
had purchased the check lrotn a
of London, that Mexico will light ; man in
in the extreme limit, and that hi-: he had
it . iil.l tire fer til die Ill'llllIU' i stated that
Hill K'll 1 ' -r-
than to piiichase peace with dishonor.
Nelson (. O'Sliaughni'S-y, the Amer
ican i i Charge at the City of Me.-ieo
is about to leave the city f Mexico,
and is waiting fur a formal dc-lara
lien i,f war l.v the dictator. A noli
eral conflict with Mexico seems abso
lutely certain, and Seller Alt T;i
Mexican Minister, asked for his pass
ports this i.ft.ernooti.
When Huerta handed tt'Sh
nc.-sv his passports, it v.: s con.-
woul 1 secure
it ut In t w i '
1 Thomas 1!. Ward the indietnl bank
I it tf Garutla 1 - il!e, appeared ! for.
1 !'. A. Kav'e as I'. S. ' t: iri i"'e r
'on Thui-sih-y ifnrtaii.. :.' d r:.c ;
i N.()0ll. bond for his appearaine ii
1 the l'. S. Di-tl let Court ill .' I . la l.i
i on M::y 11th. One of the !. !:.: n e!
.'. I'i a.
dmiral liadger. in a di
e, ivi d at V. luhincto-i
111. la pi rts t hat a II
: vi. l.i!..! r ; ' :.!e.:lv 1
l'eili fa's. It fiirtli. r ! :
e has been but little ' rii
a. in. Wednesday, niid 'I...
i in. der control.
i 1 1 . i ( ':'i'! ai'a. i r 1 I .
ohii ion i:i:sl.- tba' ' -
oil is ta t ju-lila . I in 1
.! t a.! the l ial. .1 !
i . . ra I i ii.
in uptown saloon anil tnai ;
lid Slo.00 for the same. He i
tated that he was not riapiircd to
endorse the paper when he bought
the clothing because it had already
been endorsed by Sniool in his favor.
Other witnesses liowiver, testi.ed
-I that he made the Mati incut that lie
-I had alreadv tulorsi d the check. The
'prisoner admitted during the progress
iof the hearing that he had Li en coii
j victi d on a similar charge in St.
! I oiil and ci von thirtv davs in jail,
j.h-! although 1"' WMS compelled to serve
nod ! but ' tic day.
lU'RGl.AHS MAKi: Tlll llt l'S( AI'K
At about ID o'eloi k Wednesday
night it is reported that tl.-re was an
alt, mi'; bv lob! or- in c'i r the hmi.e
of Mis. Adams at 'he ee... n rof I'.ell
vue and I 'i 1 1 1 1 1 :i 1 1 1 -treet-. It was
thoiliiht bv lb occupants of the house
!,., so...,..,ee , be n d t rv lim f t !
l,i!cl t: doer. Mr
wi- ..iHid b
( l!!aa l li.il !
Allenvillc, April 22.--.1nlm l.ape
is gutting everyting ready to start
building his new house.
The members of the Maptist Church
have got their new organ and they
are all straining their voices in pre
paration for the musical entertain
Kvcryhoily is busy getting ready
for Spring plowing.
Mrs. Christian's two daughters,
r.eeia and Julia, are going to leave
for the Cape soon, where they have
secured eniplovniciit in a milliner
While business is dull, Mr. Curt
Christian is at work building a new
siiioko It. .use, leaving mi.-
In manage the restaurant.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis llecti.r, the
newlyweds, have g.uio to housekeeping
mar the distillery where Mr. Hector
Mi. Young is hauling dirt from the
creek for the purpose of building up
and improving the yard of Mr. Curt
Hobby Amos and wife have moved
onto the farm of Mr. A mo.-' lather,
just west of town.
Mrs. Kate Hums who l.a- I
sick for sometime, is -till on
Mi-. Join ltoeh nliiinid h
Mln. lav from Ib.ckview v ia i''
had beill visiting I'll' lid-.
Mr. Charlie Ilillman, who l.a.- !'' u
wotking at I lat Hiver i in t
tn. lav on his way to Ni w Ma
U. S. MARINES
AH of Vera Cruz is Now 1' ri
der Absolute Control of
"SNIPERS" CAUSE TROUBLE
Adobe Dwellings Smashed With
Machine (inns Mexican Cas
ualties Kstimatcd at -00
l VVNT N. w J Pen lee. I
Washington, April J:!. -Secretary
itryau annoiineed that Cniled States
tiinrlnes had hi on landed at Tampion.
Announcement was also made that
Vera Cruz ii under complete control
of tlio Clilted States.
Vera Cruz. April L'-V Tho com
bined Hoots or Hear Admit a! I'loti her
and Hear Admiral liadger shelled
Vera Cm. Iiiiocl.lng down tho houses
whom Mi x.i an "snipers" have taken
refuge lit order to pick off American
'.iiarlnoH. The li, '.'iter guns of the
vessels lire In lie, lined, as the full
hoinbartlnioiit power of the fleet In
Fletcher Sends Ultimatum.
The li-ml ai dun nt started niter
Hoar Admiral Hotelier had sent an
ultimatum to the mayor and other of
ficials remaining In the city. Hotelier
demanded that tho ollleluls see that
firing on the marines holding tho
strrotH In the vicinity of the consu
late., the customs house and the
wharves cease and that buslueuB bo
While awaiting a reply the marines
merely held the depot and ciiBtoiiiH
house. They returned the fire of tho
Mexicans directed at them from the
roots of houses and tjio ntreets. Ma
chine guns were brought Into play
and several adobe buildings were de
molished. Oonnul Canada estimated tho Mex
ican casualties in the fighting at be
tween 100 and 150. All of the dead
and wounded were natives of low
(Jon. Maas, commander of the garri
son hero, could not bo found, and it
was definitely learned that he bad
lied wl'ti h's family.
CAPE FOLKS GO TO
Dedication of New Court House is
Attended by (Jreat Crowds of
More Than Two Thousand Attend
the Kxeriises Judge Kelly
Master of Ceremonies
1 1 ii
John W. Mil'arlaiMl en h
-t.atid that ho Was Worth :
over and above his ilulel
Vomit: 'I'indle has not t
bondsmen, Mel'arland refu
subscript a .u - do
win a bia pria.
Hear in mind '
body's r:,'- an I
may j'i-t c. will
yoi and y-nir tri
alioi- v!!l i'eii
la,t i. 1 v- i
veur f'v... Hi i- :
elt t : 1 "
v. ni :
. I).. n't i
w ant t '. !
.. I. if i
.-ion f..r l.ini. Mr. MiUvi
I Caiut her- ill.- was eypieteil lure t
' as-i-t Mr. Titelle, but it i r. p. rli.
that Ills place ol I ills 1 i u s w:
st roved by lire YVednc.-day nivht all
for that tea-oii he Was not able
roach the Cape at the appointed tina
vaii -il il:'.' ii n w a - ' i'i
1 d aeute el i.-is la -' k
( 'all ana's not e t . . In
ii in w hieh he i at
, f Vera Cr - bv A : .
.-. - -I- a mlat ion i I t he i ' i
n I ty ot .Mexico ,
i I l a utralit v w :.-' e: et. d
j i . . r il a n en;.. i . from an i:n--ai.ree,
and ''.:' goa 1 1 an ft
broii'Jiht face to f..co with a 1 I-
i-tili.y from the great body
i. an folia s lying iiiiliiodiately
; ': i 1'. S. hoiiiidarv
' ill the
.i.tnl he a
' ! -.'.ho liv. -
! ! way to
t to il. e a.
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in tl e
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s to i 'it.
a frii nd
To lav i
BAClil.-: lb AI vtKA CRU
I W Nf V. s Service. .
Cm::, April 2:!. Hear Admiral
commanding tho Atlantic
the insult w a
.nd that, the 'I
piilpo-e of I
J. pa: tau nt tho
of !,!.; flu ' bip
l'e Pi.'Mr; i,',c.
reported to the
arr.val at Vera
th" Arkan:.;: i.
'.- r:n;ii.t, New J.
r:rl isunth Car
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when lie H t'.lllt' I" ''
anakiiui uhh his fill.
, ..ii lb mil ii '. -"li i - ri l"W M
oil I.U; illl
I' T. Wade made a -j. .al
,. el In r d IV to ar l.i b. -I
II" ovpoels l.i cilcbrate the
I ho w eek.
'i I hers has la . !i ha vil.t, solne
w ith !;i I., ib r. It spronj; a
nd he hasn't bei II able to
any corn juice for tw
Wi-u Lad a !; f'ullin
. - W i
II. liol.li-aek, 1. A. tdelin,
.llldell. I l . Rhodes- .-Old l ied
s left I he ( 'ape ill an automobile
ay liio'l in": In a! lid I be deilie
,f I he new court hiaisc at Holl
aed a Cleat time is I'epnlled.
I. ml: I pl ot.' l a inme was cat i n d
.lu.l. K.-llv wi-- in- I. r of 'vii -and
. '. . ra! appiopi l lie -peecll-
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