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AND Till: C,A1K COl'NTY II FN A I
CAPE GIKARDEAU, MISSOURI. AUG I ST 14. 111 1
PART OF CORNICE
FALLS ON MUTE
Man is Caught by l)vh is ;
Falling From St. Charles
RENDERS HIM HE LI1 LESS
Ucpttrlrr On The Scene When i
Accident Occurs a: .M atches j
A h"uvy plaster of cornice decora
tions which had been loosened by the
heavy rain early lust evening feel
from its mooting on one of the Xorth
windows of the St. Charles Hotel last
nielli at about 10:.'!0 o'clock, striking
Jessie J. Young, a shoo factory em
ploye, with .sufficient force to knock
him down and r; nder him helpless.
The heavy missile struck the pod
f stiiin a heavy blow on the chest and
.". i '. bounded to the sidewalk it
.'.:.. mi hard that it crumbled into
s. rei.l pi ,-s. If the fi ll force had
b- e.) r.M-.'verl si purely on the head
th" res-.tlt probably would have been
Y'limj; is a deaf mute and the crack
Iin noise caused by the dislodenient
failed to attract his attention.
When Hip object struck him he was
knocked backward and was prevented
from falling on the walk by a Trib
uno representative who was walking
a few feet behind h."".
The victim of the accident suffered
no serious injuries, although his chest
was bruised by the sudden impact,
and a flying particle cut a short gash
in his left eyebrow.
He was lead to a nearby seat where
after resting fpr a few moments he
appeared to be alright.
Young came to this city from Port
agevillo where his parents now reside.
After his experience last night he
concluded to return to his old home to
rest up for a few days, and with that
aim in view, boarded the south bound
train this morning.
Conductor John Ilohan took charge
of the Gulf train yesterday in order
that Conductor Timms might have an
oporl unity to run down a squirrel
that was seen playing along the right
of nay in the edge of the woods near
Arbor. Mr. Timms returned last
night bringing with him more than
twenty young squirrels and three
Capt. Jaynes Spent Sunday in j
a Snow Storm on Pike's Peak
River Man Home From The
West, Says He Threw Halls
of Flakes and Wore Ktir
Muffs Few Days Ago.
After a pleasant two weeks of
travel through the western country,
filled with thrilling and interesting
mountain climbing experiences in Col
orado, a party composed of Capt. and
Mrs. Al. Jaynes and Mr. and Mrs. Wil
Ham Lightner, returned to their
homes in this city yesterday morning.
The party spent most of their time
in and around Colorado Springs where
they were joined by resident acquaint
ances and enteUained in a most de
Capt. Jaynes says that he feels
many yeas younger as a result of his
trip. Last Sunday he and Mr. Light
ner jogged up to the top of Tike's
IVak and looked over the summit.
On their way down they became lost
in a snow storm and found .-helter in
a crevasse with a h"rd of mountain
MAN THROWN BY
Former h'txlon at Ctxtu.
Dragged hy Coach Thigh
COAT CAl SI 1) Att.'IMi.V I
t 'autfM hI I.'; K. .! V.
rot! t Vi r ( loiM .
While' atl"iiip:ing !o live a t
car at the corner of Frederick and
( hu Hops i:trects h.st night at about
10 o'clock, Albert Claproth, a young
iran living in the West rectum of the
city, was thrown to the paved
stre t and drnvged nearly twenty
I! standers, who witivsscd the ac
cident, stated that after the i;:r had
stopped Mr. Claproth walked ax
the platform and just as he v.; i -the
act of stopping onto the str '. .
the car gave a sudden lurch, throv 'i ..
hh l off his Indanee and cans!:?,; ' '
As ho wont down his cl.iil
'aught on the lower sU p a id b. .' ' e
he could release himself the nr- ivg
car had dragged or push-d him ; .
the slippery concrete for quite a
The torman a first did not s e
the dangerous position in which his
passenger was bing held, and appar
ently thought thnt he had left the car
safely. The shouts of people along
the street attracted his attention and
he stopped quickly after he discover
ed that something had gone wrong.
It required some effort to free th"
coat from its fastening and for sever
al seconds after the car had stopped.
Mr. Claproth was still held captive.
His head and face was bruised and
disfigured and he received a deep cut
in the fleshy part of his thigh. His
knee was also badly wrenched nn.!
when rescued was unable to walk with
The new su:l of clothes he va
weaving at the time of the misfor
tune was completely ruined fro 'i hav
i.ig been dragg"d over the t .i:i
crete. After receiving the m f.-;..' ?.
cal altcm ion a conveyance was
inn.! and he was taken to l is h-v
M luprnth is well l hii.'.n in t',.;
city and for a long time v.;;.-. yt.cn -
the city cemetery.
After the storm abated the uvoj
trailers found diversion in throwing
snow balls into the herd and frighten
ing the little animals into jumping
over an abrupt cliff and watching
them light on the tips of their horns
many hundred feet below. When
they tired of this form of amusement
Capt. Jaynes made a real hard ice
ball and hit Mr. Lightner in the eye
Then they clinched and both rolled
down the mountain side into a deep
snow drift. When they reached home
they were tired out and nearly froz
en, and their wives were so exasper
ated with them that they sent them
to bed without any suppers. They
both lost their eear muffs in theTr
tussle, and it was the intention of Mr.
Jaynes and Mrs. Lightner to send
them back next morning to find them,
but they relented when their prank
ish husbands whooped with the croup
almost all night and awakened in the
morning hoarse with cold and sick at
the stomach for having taken Mpi;!
in such liberal quantities.
They all came back home lin
fine, and are determined to n.ak the
i 'e trip again m.rt summer.
German Battleships,' Soldiers
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Carbojal Reaches Vera Cruz in Hash
Vera Cruz, Aug. 13. Provisional
President Francisco Carbajal, who is
in flivht from Mexico City, arrived
here tonight. He was met at the
station by General Funston anil es
corted to the hotel by the United
M FA ICO CITY, Aug. 1:5. A pro
longed cabinet meeting wasadjourned
just before midnight. President Car
ba.'al and the Minister separated, jro
ing in different directions. It is be
lieved that they will journey to Villa
de C'i :i.daloupe to catch a special train
for V ra C-.-z.
A '.'.ri v! ich had steamed up since
7 o'i ! k la. t night was still at the
15 . .era '::'.. i station in this city at
It is reported that President Cara
a a ha-i tran-ferred his authority to
Kdua-do Iturbide, Governor of the
I i'e i ::' Ml-trict, an.! that the l;:1t, r
! . : - i.rtic! of i..-iHle!. t; m
i ''. ir V ! n .Carrai)5:a.
I 'lev. l'Htbide returned to the citv
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'I.'axy Wind Accompanies Dovnpoir,
Which saves Pastures.
A rain storm which almost reached
the proportion of a cloudburst fell
over Cape Girardeau County early
last night. He fore the rain began to
fall, a heavy wind blew for almost
a half hour, and many encc s out in
the rural sections were blown down.
Slight damages were reported in
certain sections of the Cape and along
the road leading to Jackson. The
wind blew with almost cyclonic force
in the vicinity of Gordonville. but no
serious c'amage has been reported.
Small streams that have been dry
for several months were filled before
last night's rain ceased, and pastures
were granted a new lease on life. It
is said that the downpour will save
some of the late corn.
early today after an automobile trip
?) Tlalenepantia, itsuperh of the cap
ital, where h went to arrange the de
tails of the capitulation. It is though
!'SS!b!. that the arte-! ; ::'.- have
0 signed last night.
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ITS OWN AGAINST
a a snflK ra n ?
Baltic Almost at the Gates of Brus
sels Between Kaiser's Men ;wul
Armies of Belgium, France and
EnglandNews Suppressed Indi
cating Allies Lost.
2,000,000 SOLDIERS ARE LINED
UP FOR HISTORY-MAKING BATTLE
Dispatch From Berlin Says Emper
or's Troops Have routed French,
Taking Many Prisoners Japan
Hears United States Has Inter
fered, Causing Wild Rumors.
The New York iu i ican lal night rii icil the following cable from
a stai T coi respond. .lice in I.on.h.o, re.d . immediately fnrwiii.l. d if !. ih
Cape (iiiMid.iii' Tribune:
l.l)M-). Aug. I.5. Kaisir V illwlm'h lecions are almoi t at the gates
of llrtlsscls .,,ii a great hat I . is on between the.n ad I lie illir-l If oops of
ll 1 l; i n in. I'i i:nv and I nlan.1.
l or (ho davs there has been desperate figli'mg, and once as the
Flinch ir niliie has admitivj, he Germans reached l.oinain, liflccn
inih - ia-1 of liriissels, hut th" ie'lies rallied and droe them hack.
Wstcrday and tod i.v the ai 'iiie . were locki d in a death ft'nigcli al
ilab'.i and i.'icst, about t.iirl, miles east of Iti uss. i .. The CniMirs have
aih. wed some of the details of (he first day's buttle, which was fuorahle
to the allies, to be ciwn net.
Hut today's strut:;:!'.' was lyr ri e bloody and far moii important yd
cr tiling has been mi, 'pressed. The . inference is plain that the news is
nut itood iii w from the Mcwjioiiit of the allies.
In addition to luhiin;; a'out ll.ussilt, Ilicst. Il.ileni and t'naiil Ion
eiu. which is preliminary of dccisiM- action, there is more or le-.s sie.ulv
lilitin : ah-iig the whole I rout of IMI miles, from the environs of i:re--els
to MiisMin, jii! above Nancj.
! v.n million men are lined up alo,; il,is front, and all is now in readi
ness lor their real tc-t of strength and courage.
J.ice and Namur forts are sliil linhlinu, but the main (ieruian am y
iui p.is-ed t In-ill by, leaving two army corps before i .n h with lie.iv guns
to besiege them.
Washington, iig. 1:!. It has In en decided to impose the same censor
ship ou I 'rem h and Fnglish cables as is now imposed upon German owned
wireless station at Sayville, L. I., and Tuekei low n, N, ,
Hie restrictions nov, imposed upon the wireless prohibit the passage
of messages in code from any foreign government to agents in Hie Fnited
Hi:i:i.lN, Aug. Fl. (by direct wireless from Nauen, (Jermany to the
Gnldschmidt Wireless Go's, station at Tuekrrtow a, .. J.) The German
troops took 1U0 French officers and 1 10 French soldiers prisoners in the
lighting at Muelhausen, Alsace. They also captured four French cannons.
Another 1000 French officers and men were taken prisoners hy the
Germans in the fight near Longwy.
German soil is now entirely rleared of French.
TOKIO, Aug. 13. Passengers arriving today on the British steamer
Nile from Honolulu, nine hours ahead of the schedule, told of being ehased
by unknown ships. Soon after leaving Honolulu Aug. 1, the passengers
were suddenly ordered below deck. That evening the ship was plunged into
forced draft. The ship finally outdistanced her two pursuers, apparently
The American Fmbassy has published a denial of reports that Ambas
sador George W. Guthrie had inquired what was the Japanese program in
connection with the Furopcan war, or orhad presented an coin in unit alien
from Washington on the subject.
mass of false dispatches are pouring into Tokio from manv points in
ilie iiieiii, designed set iiiinv.lv to ire.ite the impression that the I nitd
States is intervening in the war ila-ation.