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THE CAPE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD
Miss Alma Kichne of Jackson,
baa been the house guest of Mrs.
Klostcrman for the past week.
Lots of girls play the piano by
car, and it sounds as tho they wore
hard of hearing.
Rev. J. J. Clopton of the Episco
pal Church left Monday for Holla,
Mo., to attend the meeting of the
Clergymen of this state.
The Young Ladies Sodality of S.t
Vincent's Church will entertain the
ladies of the Altar Society, Wednes
day evening at the Parochial Hall.
Mr. D. Sherman of Fredericktown
who has been spending a few days
with his son, Sam Sherman in this
city, returned to his home Tuesday
The Wednesday Club will hold a
social meeting Wednesday afternoon
at 2:45 at the residence of Mrs. John
Himmelberger, on Bellvue street. The
president is anxious that all of the
members be present.
There will be a special performance
at the Broadway Theater next Fri
day night for the benefit of the Im
provement Association of St. Vin
cent's Church, who will use the pro
ceeds in improving the property
around the Church.
The ladies of the Monday Club held
a very interesting meeting at the
Elks Club Monday afternoon. Those
playing during the afternoon were,
Mesdames J. McCammon, J. P. Mey
ers, G. Bahn, F. Kunti, B. Gockel.
Geo. Patton, Buder, Misses Floy
Machen, Nona Stewart, Frances Bohn
sack. Mrs. Gockel won the highest
score of the afternoon.
A wedding took place Monday after
noon that, while it was not exactly
a surprise in a way to the friends
of the young couple, they having
been engaged for some time, it was
not looked for at this early date.
Miss Edith Beehel, daughter of Mrs.
F. Bechel of South Sprigg street, and
Lawrence Brunkhorst, both employes
of the shoe factory, were married in
Jackson Monday afternoon by Justice
Eeltkc. The young folks then re
turned to the home of the brides's
mother, where they will reside for
Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt will
deliver an address at the educational
conference at the biennial of the Gen
eral Federation of Women's Club's
to be held in Chicago in June on
"The World Porgress of Woman."
Mrs. Catt is president of the Inter
national Suffrage Association.
The plan for assisting in prizes
work along the lines of science of
art that was contemplated by leaders
in the General Federation has been
abandoned. There seemed to be some
misapprehension as to the real olT
jeet of the plan, which was entirely
altruistic, and bo it was given up.
Col. H. W. Kershaw, gentleman
farmer down ut Valley Mines, Mo.,
says an old Louisiana negro was asked
by an acquaintance:
"Whur you goin', Sambo?" and
"Aint gwinc nowhar. I'se done
been whar I'se gwine."
Many tickets have been sold for
the excursion on the Cape Girardeau
tonight for the benefit of the Capaha
Base Ball team. A large crows is
anticipated as the weather is ideal
for the trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Langcvin who
were married in St. Louis last Thurs
day and returned to the Cape to
make their future home, have gone
to housekeeping on South Spanish
Mrs. Dan Snider who has been
visiting her mother, Mrs. E. G.
Gramling for the past few days will
leave tonight for Jefferson City to
join Mr. Snider. Mr. and Mrs.
Snider will move to Jefferson City
just as soon as they can sehure a
Three hundred women students of
the Missouri State University were
enrolled in a suffrage club recently
and Washington University in St.
Louis has a large club of 150, many of
whom were in the procession on Sat
urday. College suffrage clubs have
been formed in all the large univer
sities and colleges of the country
and they have a national organiza
tion, of which Miss M. Carey Thomas
of Bryn Mawr is the president.
Miss Helen Taft is a member of the
Bryn Mawr club.
Are you cleaning up your buck
yard this week? If you are a good
club woman, or citizen, you will not
only clean up your own yard, but
will see that the vacant lot on your
block ia in good condition, and
that the alley is all that it should bo.
Miss Anne Gordon of Evanston,
111., is now president of the National
Woman's Christian, Temperance Un
ion, succeeding Mrs. L. M. Stevens
of Portland, Me., who died recently.
Miss Edith Taggert of St. Louis
who has been the guest of Miss
Mnrjorie Post of the Bellvue Apart
ments, for the past two weeks re
turned to her home Friday afternoon.
Miss Lennie Clifton who has been
quite ill for the past week is reported
to be getting along very nicely at
present and will probably be able to
be up within the next few days.
It is said that the two best things
the Creator allowed to escape from
heaven to gladden and beautify
earth were women and Bowers.
Mrs. Henry Ley he and Mary and
Harry Leyhe Reardon of St. Louis
are the guests of Mrs. L. F. Klostcr
man and Mrs. J. L. Stout. They will
return tonight on the Cape Girardeau.
Mrs. T. E. Reardon and infant
son John Stout Reardon have been
the guests of Mrs. L. F. Klosterman
and Mrs. John L. Stout for the
From the large number of tickets
the children are selling for the play,
"The Time of His Life" to be pre
sented at the Opera House Tuesday
May 5th, for the benefit of the High
School the young folks will have an
audience well worth playing to. The
boys and girls have worked hard
to perfect their parts in this produc
tion and their efforts should be re
warded by the older folks attending
and giving them encouragement.
"Patrick, you were out on a bad
"Yiss Sor, I wuz. Bles me if I
weren't a layin' in the gutter wid a
pig. Father Dunn came along,
looked at me an' says, says he:
'One is known by the company he
"And did you get up Patrick?"
"No, but the pig did."
Clean-up day in Missouri as es
tablished by the State Federation
through the Civic Committee of which
Mrs. Clarence Baxter of Kirksville,
is the chairman, will be any day from
May 4 to May 11, and this city has
selected next Tuesday and Wcdnes
dayand Thursday, May 6th, 6th and
7th. Mrs. Baxter suggests that all
ashes and trash be taken away,
city wagons be engaged, all rubbish
burned, and anything else done that
will make the city beautiful. Dingy
stores should be painted and alleys
at the back of business houses cleaned.
Mrs. Charles Harrison entertained
several ladies at Bridge at her at
tractive home on N. Lorimer street,
Friday afternoon. Most delicious
refreshments were served, Mrs. Har
rison being particularly noted for the
art of preparing dainty things for
her guests. The ladies playing dur
ing the afternoon were Mesdames
Wm. O'Brien, George Bell, S. B.
Hunter, Frank Carmack, W. H.
Harrison, H. Leuer, W. S. Albert,
Miss Hazel Harrison.
A delightful affair was given at
the home of Mrs. Ed. Schindler, on
North Middle street, Thursday after
noon. Euchre was played during
the afternoon, and the highest scores
were claimed by Mrs. Ed. Schindler,
Mrs. M. E. Hazen, Mrs. Will Stout.
The ladies present were Mesdames
Silus Lail, II. J. Strain, Otto Vogt,
E. Fisher, W. Schrader, W. H.
Stout, M. E. Hazcn, R. M. Cowan,
A. Steck, H. Rogers, Don Parr.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bryan left
today for Carbondale, 111., where
they will make their future home.
Mr. Bryan has gone into the dairy
business having one of the most
complete dairy farms in Illinois.
The young folks have a host of friends
in the Cape who will be sorry to
lose their delightful company, but
who wish them the best of success
in their new undertaking.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward eLangvin
who were married Tuesday at St.
Augustine's Church, St. Louis, ar
rived in the Cape Friday, and will
make their future home in this city.
Mr. Langevin is working on the con
struction of the dredge-boat to be used
In connection with the drainage work
in this district. Mrs. Langevin is
well known here, having several
relatives in the Cape.
Miss Marguerite Oliver gave a
moFt delightful party to the members
of the J. O. C. Society at her home
on North Btreet Friday evening.
About thirty-five young ladies were'
present and games of various kinds
were played during the evening, after
which sumptuous refreshments were
served. Miss Oliver had her homo
beautifully decorated with sweet peas,
and the spring blossoms, which gave
an expression of happiness through
t he affair accentuated by the bright smiles
of those who were; present.
It's a wise cork that knows it
Mrs. Gus Pott And son of Pascola
are the guests of her mother, Mrs.
A. D. Speak of S. Spanish street.
Mrs. P. B. Leming has returned
home after a month's visit with her
parents at Farmington, Mo.
John Macke of the Cape spent
Sunday in Jackson.
Sherly Smith of Illmo is visiting
relatives ami friends for a few davs.
Miss Maude Speaks of the Cape
is the guest of Mrs. Mary Wood.
Mrs. Ed. Seabaugh who has been
quite ill for the past week is able
to be up again.
The Jackson base ball boys played
the Cape boyB, Sunday. The score
was 11 to 2 in favor of Cape.
Mrs. Bern Gockel and children
came over from the Cape Saturday
to spend a few days with relatives.
Miss Nora Steck of the Cape
has been visiting her parents and
returned home Sunday afternoon.
The ladies of the Immaculate
church will give their annual baiaar
and supper a week from Tuesday,
May 12th, in the Armory Hall.
They will have many beautiful and
useful things on display.
Albert Beattie and family and
Glen McNeely and family went
to the Cape Sunday to spend the day.
Truman Miller of Millerville and
Miss Alice Estes of Burfordsville
were united in marriage Saturday
at the bride's home in Burfordsville.
There will be a social meeting of
the Wednesday Club at tho resi
dence of Mrs. John Himmelberger,
next Wednesday afternoon, and the
president is anxious that as many
of the members as possible be pre
sent. This is the meeting that was
postponed from Apt tl 22nd.
There will be a special show at
the Broadway theater next Friday
night for the benefit of the Improve
ment association of St. Vincent's
Church, who will use the proceeds in
improving the property around the
A quiet but pretty wedding of
Sunday morning was that of Mr.
Torwald M. Borglum and Miss
Minnie Hansen both of Copenhagen,
Denmark, which was solemnized in
the Lutheran church by Rev. W. G.
Langhennig at 11 o'clock. The wed
ding dinner for the immediate friends
and bridal party took place at the
home of Mrs. John Daugherty's
where the couple will make their
Other departments of the different
schools have now placed the work
of the students on display at the
Industrial Exhibition in the Himniel-berger-Harrison
BIdg., and are really
a treat to sec. The clever basket
work of the young folks, the neat and
accurate designs of the architectural
class, and the excellent progress the
business ealass is manifesting all
tend to show that the young minds
can accomplish with just a little
hard work, and encouragement from
the eliler folks.
The girls of McMillan hull at Wash
ington University, are planning a
more perfect May Day than ever
before this year, the celebration of
McMillan day to be on Wednesday
May 13th. A masque called "Fairy
Love" is to be given and is to be
quite a literary and musical event.
The plot and coaching is the work of
Miss I mm Perham. The lines, all
in verse were written by Miss Helen
Schlesinger and the music was com
posed by Miss Elizabeth Ehlers.
The masque will be given in the after
noon on the campus and will end with
a May-Pole dance.
The Stereoptican lecture delivered
Thursday evening by Rev. J. J. Clop
ton of Christ Episcopal Church, was
one of decided interest, both as to
the beautiful slides and Rev. Clop
ton's explanation of the same. His
subject was "Christianity in the
British Isles and America, Past and
Present." and was greatly enjoyed
by all who attended.
The Civic Improvement Associa
tion, wishes to announce that next
Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday,
May fcth, 0th and 7th, will be
"clean-up days" in the city and they
request the people to have all of their
trash, garbage, and debris of any
sort, gathered up so that there will
be no trouble when the wagons come
to haul it away. This a splendid
opportunity to get cveerything around
the yards cleaned up and carried
away so lets all get together and
soon have our neighbors throughout
Southeast Missouri call up the "Spot
L. E. Comer left on the morning
I train for St. Louis on a business trip.
The Literary Club met with Mrs.
Dr. Hays, Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. John Sackman is enjoying
a delightful visit from her sister,
Mrs. T. B. Barnes and two children
of Memphis, Term.
Mrs. Henry Vogelsang entertained
Wednesday afternoon at her home on
South Ellis street with n most de
lightful euchre party. There were
five tables, and some excellent scores
made during the afternoon, the ladies
getting tho highest being, Mrs. Leo
Bruening, first; Mrs. C. Brown,
second; Mrs. Otto Vogt, third; and
Mrs. Willis Martin the consolation
prize. A two-course luncheon was
served, which was most tempting
and delicious. The ladies playing
during the afternoon were Mesdames
Melvin, Rodibaugh, Gressclmann, C.
E. Brown, Leo Bruening, A. Vogel
sang, W. Stout, M. E. Hazen,
F. H. Kassell, O. Vogt, E. Fisher,
Louis Ische, Henry Shelppeman, E.
Brinkmann, Willis Martin, O'Connell,
Al Brinkohf, C. Floure, Miss Basel.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Overbook,
who have a large farm near Burfords
ville celebrated their China Wedding
Anniversary Sunday afternoon, with
many friends present to wish them
greetings on this occasion.
The guests arrived early in the
afternoon and at five o'clock a sump
tuous dinner was served, after which
a delightful evening was passed in
various amusements. Mr. and Mrs.
Overbook wore honored with many
beautiful gifts. These who attended
this delightful affair were Messrs.
and Mesdames, Silas Lail, R. M.
Cowan, Tom Lail, of Cape Girardeau,
and Messrs. and Mesdames Ingram
Barrett, Aug Overbook, and family,
Albert Overbook and family, Fritz
t r.. i. i ft,-.;- r'nii
,-lM', l mill ilium,, v tiiio v-i.ii,
Joe Call, Ora Proffer and family,
Guy Deck and family, Dick Niblack,
John Niblack, Harry Frisch, Odie
Hutson and family, Win. Craig,
Pete Holmes, and family, Alex Wil
son, Frank Medley, Edgar Miller
and family, Grandma Overbook, Miss
es Mary and Lizzie Niblack, Dora
Leimbach, Hinkle Wilson, Robert
Wilson, Lindor Barrett.
At the meeting of the Civic Im
provement Association held Satur
day afternoon in the Commercial
Club rooms, plans were made to con
tinue the work of improving the un
sightly lots and back yards, as best
they can, and to urge the people to
help have everything cleaned-up and
in readiness for the wagons next
.Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
I After the ladies have labored so
vigorously in planting flower beds
(and transforming many vacant "eye
sores" into gardens of attractiveness,
'Saturday afternoon witnessed a most
1 discouraging happening, when one
'of the members of the Association,
who took pride and justly so in
two large flower beds, she had per
sonally supervised the const met ion
'of, at the south end of the Court
House grounds, chanced to pass by,
and found to her dismay, that two
' mules had been hitched right at
the side of tho bods, and in their dis
satisfaction at having to remain
standing in the one place so long,
had pawed great holes in the beds
'and mutilated the new buds and plants
almost beyond restoruation. This
' should never have happened had the
City officials after the ladies used
their efforts to help beautify the Court
House grounds attended .to their
duties anil insisted that those who
are in cliarge ot Keeping up iiiose
premises look to such instances.
These things are liable to happen no
doubt, but not so, if those at the
head of these affairs are attending
to their business and see to it that
those under them are doing likewise.
Then, too, there is the same old
'chicken question arising again. The
1 Association does not wish to have to
kill these valued yet disturbing
fowls, but if they are permitted to
I continue to run loose and destroy
the gardens and property of those
endeavoring to not only assist the
Civic Society, but perhaps their own
personal desires to have an attrac
tive home, measures will be taken
which will undoubtedly keep the
offending birds from doing any more
Another subject brought up was,
how to get rid of tho unsightly old
buildings that tre doing no good
around town, except to be used as
signboards for the various advertise
ments, that certainly do not help
to make a city attractive. Other
cities have taken this particular
question in hand and in a short
time, the disfiguring sing boards,
and ramshackles have been replaced
by email parks, and many pretty
flower beds, that are very good evi
dences that the town is going ahead
instead of remaining satisfied with
such conditions. Why not endeavor
to make this a city that can lie truly
spoken as going ahead, and begin
right now to have these obstacles
of progressiveness removed.
E. L. Stinkard has moved to Jack
son from the Cape.
The Westminster Circle will meet
Thursday afternoon with Misses Con
nie and BoHsio Medlev south of town
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Howard of
0:tk Ridge are visiting the hitter's
sisler, Mrs. Robert White at Marion,
Mrs. Baugh is visiting her daugh
ter, Mrs. Irene (iolightly in Jackson
Mrs. Jesse Hale and children of
Chaffee are visiting Jackson ami
Mrs. W. V. Browning is visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Philip Groablo
in Cairo, 111.
The Jackson High School team
went to Fruitland Wednesday to
play a game of ball with the Fruit
Mrs. Clarence Taylor of the Capo
who has been visiting relatives for
a few days returned home Wednesday.
The revival meetings at' the. Bap
tist church are continuing with good
Andrew Caldwell of this city was
chosen as school teacher for the
Clover Hill School this coming winter.
There will be double services held
in the Apple Crook church nt Poco
hontas the first Sunday in May.
The usual services will bo hold
at the Presbyterian church next
Sunday morning. Sunday school at
0:30, preaching at 11 a. in. There
will be no preaching at night on ac
count of the services at the Baptist
The Life of Christ in Pictures at
the Gem theater, Mav flth. A wonder
! ful delineation of the New Testa
ment story of our Saviour. Tho im
pressions produced by this vivid
i ttpnl i ... I u-ill lin U'lii it.iumtui uti.l
will last a lifetime.
Prof. J. Samuel Staudt will lec
ture next Monday night in the high
school auditorium. Subject: "The
Psychology of Individual Influence."
This lecture is for the benefit of tho
high school. It will certainly be
very interesting as well as instruc
tive. Be sure to hear the Professor.
Admission 50 cents.
Tho pupils of the 7th grade will
give a play at the Gem theater, Fri
day night entitled "Tho School
marm," The proceeds are for the
benefit of the school, a largo audience
will doubtless bo present to show the
young folks that an aotivo interest
is taken in them.
Tho coining of Malcom R. Patter
son ex-governor of Tennessee and Dr.
Parley R. Baker Fupciiiitendent of
the Anti-Saloon league of America
will be in Cape Girardeau Monday
night, May 4th is stirring up tremen
dous interest. Patterson will speak
on "Why 1 Changed Front on the
Liquor Question." Dr. Baker is
also a very aggressive and determined
tempera lice advocate.
The collectors for the Jackson
Cemetery Association will be around
in a few days collecting the dues
from the members. It is hoped all
members have the money read).
The collectors arc: For the first
ward, Mrs. Wm. B. Sehaefer, second
ward Mrs. Lena Boss, third ward
Mrs. Nettie Howard and fourth
ward, Mrs. Anna Puis. The next
meeting of the association will be on
Wednesday afternoon at the homo of
Mrs. Lena Boss.
Mrs. Charles Medley gave a din
ner Wednesday in honor of Mrs.
Connie Ferguson of St. Louis, Mrs.
L. II. Davis of Hunts., Ala., and Mrs.
Minnie Todd of St. Louis. The others
present wore: Mrs. Silas Brown of
Charleston, Mrs. Mary Williams and
daughter, Miss Mary Bernice and
Mrs. Sam Williams and daughter Miss
SMALL CHILD OF WELL KNOWN
CITIZEN DIES IN CAPE.
On April 30th at 8 p. m., Joseph
Allen Moore tho email ion of Mr.
and Mrs. Will E. Moore, died at their
home at 223 South Hanover street
in this city. The deceased was one.'
year of age and his death was caused j
from pneumonia. Tho remains will!
be shipped to McMullin, Scott County
Friday afternoon, and will be buried
at Carpenter Cemetery. The body
was prepared for shipment at the
undertaking parlors of Martin Lor
berg and from there will be conveyed
to the train. Mr. Moore the father
of the deceased child is employed us a
clerk in the mercantile establishment
of Charles Stehr in Haarig.
CUTTING AFFRAY ON SPANISH
On last Saturday night there was
a cutting scrape pulled off at or near
tho McMurray Boarding house on
South Spanish street. The aggressor
made his escape safely, His victim
was quite seriously cut, it being
necessary for the attending physician
to take several stitches in sewing
up the wounds.
MRS. MARY WOOD IS
ACQUITTED OF CHARGE.
In the ease of the State of Mis
souri vs. Mrs. Mary Woods of this
city charged with conducting an
immoral house, tho case was dis
missed on motion of the prosecuting
attorney, before the defense had of
fered any testimony, and after but
throe witnesses had been examined
for tho prosecution. The ease came
up in the Circuit Court now in ses
sion ut Jackson, before Judge Kelly.
RAILROAD OFFICIALS ON TOUR
At about 12:30 Friday afternoon,
a special carrying Gen. Manager,
I.ievy of the Frisco, and Mr. J. Nixon,
a Director, arrived in the Cape from
St. Louis, where they were met by
contractors James Fitzgernld, .J. W.
McMurray, and H. B. Berry, a civil
engineer from Chaffee. Tho occasion
of the mooting was for tho purpose
of looking over and inspecting the
improvement work which is being
done along the Frisco tracks in this
111(2 MEETING AT JONESRORO,
ARK.. MAY 7(h.
A call has been issued for a moot
ing of tho Southeast Missouri-Northeast
Arkansas Highway Association
to meet at Joucsboro, Ark., May 7th.
This association is composed of high
way boosters of six counties in South
oast Missouri and us many in North
easter Arkansas, for the building
of a link in the Interstate Highway
from Duluth, Minn., to New Orleans.
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN CHAFFEE
Reports received today advise that
Chuffcc has been visited by another
disastrous fire. It is said that the
homo of W. II. Brooks, a hrdgc
superintendent on the Frisco, and a
brother-in-law of Conductor Timing of
thiH city, was completely destroyed,
and that the homo of a neighbor
was also destroyed and the lady
occupant burned quite seriously. Both
houses were completely burned and
all the oontesnts were lost. The ori
gin of the fire has not been learned
at this time.
FRANK SCHWARTZ REPORTED
Frank Schwartz who has for many
years been engaged in the mercantile
business in the Capo, recently con-,
eluded that the work was too con
fining and for tho purpose of improv
ing the condition of his health, pur
chased a wagon and team and took
up the work of hauling rock, thinking
that, he would be benefitted thereby.
Ho was disappointed however, as ho
has recently developed a most severe
case of rheiiniMt ism, which lias rapidly
grown worse. II has been forced to
abandon his labors n order that ho
night receive medical treatment. The
joints of his body, and es ially the
knees have become badly swollen
ami cause him a constant excruciating
pain. His doctor has advised him to
forego any physical effort ami to re
main as nearly perfectly quiet as
possible, as his case was most serious
ami would have to be treated with
great care. Frank dislikes very
much the idea of ceasing his activi
ties, and it was with much reluctance
that he obeyed the physicians direc
tions. It is believed that if he does
not suffer a relapse, that he will
probably be able to resume his
labors within tho next few weeks.
MILITANT USES HER HATCHET
Conceal It Beneath Clothing When
She Enters London Royal
(WNU News Bervtoft.)
London, May 6. A militant raffra
Btte ruined another valuable painting
In tho galleries of tho royal academy.
She approached the painting oasual-
and slashed ltsevrai times with a
erlttsr-BlTToIClaTta in her
Tho painting was by John Singer
Sargent, the American artist.
Court Awards 118,000.
Jefferson City, Mo., May 5. The su
preme court affirmed the Judgment of
the lower court of Bt. Louis city,
awarding Thaddeufl Q. Hill, a Judg
ment of 118,000 against the Union
Electrlo and Power company. Hill, an
employe of the Klnloch Telephone
company, was stringing wires in July,
1907, when his hand came In contact
with an Iron splko upon which a live
electric wire belonging to tho Union
Electric Light and Power company
had fallen after a windstorm.