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THE CAPE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD
Hews From The County Seat BUSINESS MEN TO DISEASE TO KILL ' DUELLING COUNT iMAYOR ASKED TO LONDON CLERKS TO
TOUR THE C0UNTRY4 MORE THAN WAR IS MAN OF HOUR CHOOSE ROAD MEN GO TO THE FRONT
Cape and Jackson Leaders to 'Army Surgeon Thinks One Stephen Tisza is Looked Upon Cape Girardeau Delegates Men Are Orcanizinc to Dc-
Visit Merchants and Far
Will Die in Battle to Three
As the Person Responsible
Will Attend Good Roads
strt Stores to Take Par;
mers Next Month.
Meeting in Dixie.
FIGHT MADE ON
.iBiunjf tne various towns in the coun
. iuey win aiso iraieimze witn the
irtn.itrs along tne route they have
ine object of this tour is to bring
ine people oi tne various small towns
in tne country in close communion
miui Cape Uitardeau ana Jackson,
mis city and the County Seat are
working in perfect harmony, in spite
ii thp recent efforts of some noliti-
Farm Adviser and Highway cians to create friction among the
business men oi me two ciues.
A committee from Jackson, com
posed of J. G. 1'utz, C. M. McWilliams
I and J. f . Mabrey, met P. A. Uoch,
iheodore Ochs and Allan Uinchey of
ti . . a r
ilie commercial ciuDd ol Cupe Ui- "y a u. o. Army surgeon.
raiucau ami acwuon aie going to tour I Washington Aug. 1 1 in the Amen
de country togetner in facpiemoer, can Civil War eight soldiers died of
disease to one from wounds. Experts
who have carefully studied the Eu
ropean struggle say not more than
three will fall victim to sickness to
one killed on the field of battle.
Such is the advance of army sani
tation and army surgery in fifty years.
Budapest, Aug. 19. The leading
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Austria-Hungary's crisis, is Count
Stephen Tisza, the duelling Premier of
Hungary. It is accepted here that
Count Tisza's influence was largely
responsible for bringing about the
declaration of war between Austria
Hungary and Servia and embroiling
all Europe in titanic conflict.
The son of Koloman Tisza, w ho was
Premier and practical dictator of Hun
Engineer Are Attacked in
Petition to Court
The Americans and the Japanese have Rary from 1875 to 1890, Stephen Tisza
been the leaders. The United States won the confidence of the fcmperor
army hospitals have installed many Francis Joseph in 1903-4 by his vigor
.o.i,kio : t.a ous resistance to Magyars attacks on
iciiiamnuic iiiiiu.hiiiuiid diiilg wii-
fho militjrv nrprocntivpR of thp
Spanish-American War with its dread- crown and his more recent success in
ful lesson in the danger of typhoid crushing obstruction and opopsition in
and these new ideas have been adopt- the Hungarian Chamber.
Army sunroon of old world orn ,n AP",V"V:V"' ?J,T " "
hon v.et.M.u i,,;.!, -nri o.r,o.ol ' l isza is now in nis miy-iourin year.
Jackson, Mo., Aug. 15-W. A. San- trip, whiih will consume three PTrS; . . J . "e ,8tudi.cd at Berlin, Heidelberg and
.uR.winr.rln.rforlllav8. expected mat me present ttudapest universities, r.niering po-
silos to the farmers in this vacinity
It is to be regretted that a number
of farmers, principally from the
ernern part of the county, are oppose
to the county employing a Farming , they will take their midday meal. Ait
er uinner mey go to rocanontas, ar
umoer, Arrive at Fruitiand at 10 a. ln.( and " ""
West- after a visit of an hour, they depart as J?" aftermath-
. lor New Wells, which city they will . The.,mo(lorn.11 hlKh:
posed leach near the noon hour ftnd where lnR military rifle and
thou mm 11 f . H.;,Lln Mnn1 A f in ot'illotV will haVA
Adviser and a Highway Engineer.
It is reported that a petition is being
riving for dinner, after which they re
turn to the Cape.
i . i a. -.,. i ine secona uay tney leave tnis city
circuiaieu, asK.ng urc tUuy at 7:3( in the morningf arriving at
to abolish these olhces.
Cape Girardeau County ha3 made a
reputation for herself by being one of
the foremost counties in the state
along these lines. Other counties are
fast taking advantage of the oppor
tunities and for us to take a step back
ward lwoud be a grave mistake.
Carpenters and decorators are at
work preparing the city for the Home
Comers Celebration Aug. 20-21-22.
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1'he itinerary follows: war, the greatest yet in history also iiucai ine as uepuiy in iooo, ne soon
The joint committee will leave Cape will be the most humane. There will Fa'nc" prominence ana acquired m
Girardeau in automobiles at 7:30 a. m. be no disproportionate mortality list nj "uence w men intense convicuon an.i
Sentemher l uisproporuuiiaw. moriuiiiy ni physical energy invariably command.
Arrive at fruitiand at 10 a. m., and ""VZl.i ' " .unVi .7i.f.l,,
nower. ouick-fir- a leader of the Hungarian Calvinist
and the develonment church, but managed to combine with
in artilleiy will have much to do with his religious fervour a passion for
Hip hnnire horsemanship and unusual skill as a
me Change. (vnntlnnmn riflpr in RtppnlpphllRPR.
Those who die will die more quickly. AftPr nn unsuccessful commercial
Gangrene and infection will be venture, he devoted his whole atten-
practically unknown quantities, it is tion to politics, and rapidly entered
,piirM thP f'rst rank of Magyar politicians.
mougm. . 1on , hnm Premipr nnd
Before the Russo-Japanese conflict of thp Liberal nartv on the fall
the armies the world over used a high 0f the Szell Administration, but was
raliirre bullet, made of unsheathed overthrown in a general election by n
lead and greased to overcome friction
in the barrel.
The Democratic County Central
Committee will meet in Jackson Tues
day for the purpose of filling out the
vacancies on the county ticket.
Miss Emily Morgan, who resided
with her sistiir Mrs. Mattie Bast, of
this city, died Friday afternoon. Her
remains were buried in Old Bethel
Oak Ridge at 10 a. m., and from there
they drive to Daisy, reaching that
city shortly after noon. After a spe
cial feast at Daisy, they go to Apple
ton, arriving there at 7 p. m. Thence
they return to Cape Girardeau.
Leave Cape Girardeau at 7:30 a. m.
for Bufordsville and arrive in that
city at 10 a. m.f remaining for lun
cheon and then they depart for Tilsit,
where they are scheduled to arrive at
2 p. m. Then they go to Gordonville
for dinner, and then return i. the
Mr. P. A. Hoch, who will be one of
the representatives of the Cape Girar
deau Commercial Cluli on the trip,
The muzzle velocity was less than
half that of the missiles now employed.
Then, too, bayonet and sabre
charges were more common. Thest
coalition of opposition parties, which
had no other bond of union than hos
tility towards him. From 1906 until
1910 he withdrew from public life,
but returned to Parliament in the lat
ter year, became President of the
Chamber, and directed the struggle
against Parliamentary obstruction.
Opposition hostility led to an at-
resulted in hideous wounds, very dif- tempt upon his life in the Chamber,
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ficult for surgeons to handle
The bullets which arc flying in Eu-
said last night that th trip would be rope today are of less diameter than
very beneficial to every city and town
in the country.
It will give the business men of
this city and Jarkson an opportunity
to get acquainted with each other.
And the business men of all of the
towns should knov each other, i nm
trip and it will convince the people of cutting, of tissues. Infection was al
the smaller towns that the but-iiioss most inevitable, the grease being
the ordinary lead pencil. They arc
j jacketed with nickel, lead or steel and
have tremendous velocity.
The soft, mushrooming bullet of the
old day resulted in the shattering of
bones and the crushing, rather than
men of Cape Girardeau - n 1 Jackson
are pretty good people after all.
Javkson, Aug. li. Jackson is
readv for the noiiie-ciiing, winch be
gins touay. Sons ana daughters of the
old County have begun to arrive from
the four corners ot the country, and
predictions heard on every corner in
dieate that it is iroiiiit to be the big
gest event ot its kind ever held in this
The Loos Exposition Company,
which is to lurnish the principal at
tractions, arrived in this city over the
iron Mountain Sunday evening, it
was unloaded early yesterday and to
day, and tonight some of the conces
sions are ready to receive guests.
While all of these attractions will not
be installed until some time tomorrow,
Derformances will be held tonight.
A great crowd was out all of today,
watching the workmen unload the
equipment, and late this evening the
County seat w as as busy as if it were
going to hold a miniature world's fair.
The Democratic County Committee
will meet here today to fill out the
County ticket. Many names have been
suggested for the several vacancies to
he filled, but none have been definite
ly agreed upon, ine strongest men m
the party are being considered for the
appointments and pavty leaders to
night state that the men chosen to
make the race will be all that could be
expected of them.
Judge Wilson Cramer wont to the
Cupe on business this morning and re
turned this afternoon.
One of the best baseball games
played in Jackson this year was wit
nessed here yesterday when the Poca
hontas team met the Illmo team. They
played a fifteen-inning game with the
fllmo boys capturing the honor. A
large crowd was present to witness
these fast boya play.
Jackson, Aug. 18. Rev. Lynn F.
no nnator of the Presbyterian
church, will leave for a month's vaca
tion today, to points in Indiana.
The Loos Exposition Shows have
arrived for the Home Coming cele
inH are nuttinsr ud on the
streets of the city. They have a special
t-oin nf 14 cars and appear to be a
clean outfit with many novel attrac-
tl0prof. J. E. Howard and wife arrived
yesterday to attend the celebration
Arnold Frenzil of Chicago, a former
Cape County boy, is visiting relatives.
n(nn;n Williams, son of S. D. Wil
liams of this city, is visiting hia par
en!i?'. Williams is employed by the
New York Central Railroad in the en
o. rienartment in New York
. i '"ft x
Frank Carmean and family of Ken
nett are visiting J. R. Hoffman.
The Democratic Central Committee
met Tuesday afternoon and filled the
following vacancies, .... ...y
n T,.,lre. Sernnd District, J. li
t,..i,d ,.f ir.M.lp Township. Circui
rierV .Ine Williams, Byrd Township.
especially unsanitary. A wound in
the abdomen was considered necessar
ily fatal. The death rate among the
wounded was enormous.
In recent campaigns there are in
stances where soldiers shot in what
were once considered vital spots have
Justice of Peace, Apple Creek Town
ship, W. W. Alexander. Justice of
Peace, Apple Creek Jownship, ivy
McClain. Constable, Apple Creek
Township, Jeff Young. Constable,
Cape Girardeau lownship, W. J. be-1 walked unsupported fb the field hos
graves, ah otner on ices were icii va- ;i
milt UIIUI ..CAt IMCCUMg. , ., , -fL
VJC IllU.iy UBCU U IllflUOVI I II1IW, im
a bullet of 8 mm. calibre, steel and
copper coated. Great Rritain's mis
siles are the Lee-Enfield, calibre 7.7
mm., the coating being cupro-nickel.
The French weapon is the Lebel
hut. undismayed, he continued his
course, succeeded Count Khuen-Iled-ervary
as Premier in 1912, epected the
opposition from Parliament by armed
force, and has since enjoyed unchal
In the course of his second Premier
ship he has fought a large number of
saber duels against his most violent
opponents, wounding several of them
severely. He has long been marked out
as the future Austro-Hungarian Min
ister of Foreign Affairs, and though
he has not yet accepted that position,
his influence is far greater than that
of Count Berchtold, the titular For
Mayor Kagc of Cape Girardeau has
oeeii requested by the Hon. A. ti.
j' lelrher, president of the Fourth
.kiiierican itoad Congress and State
Highway Engineer of California, to
name three delegates to attend the
sessions of Congress at Atlanta, Gu.,
during the week of November 9.
r orty-seven great organizations are
taking part in the Congress under the
leadership of the American Highway
Association and the American Auto
mobile Association. In his letter to the
Mayor, President Fletcher calls atten
tion to the fact that practically every
State Highway Commissioner will be
present and take part in discussing
the important problems of road con
struction and maintenance, and that
some of the foremost men in public
life will devote their attention to he
grea question of Federal Aid to road
improvement, in an endeavor to work
out a policy which may be submitted
to the Congress of the United States
with the support of the organized road
movement of America.
An important move bearing upon
State legislation will be made at the
session to be held under the auspices
of the American Bar Association, at
which a joint committee, apopinted at
the 19111 Congress, will report prog
ress of compilation and suggested re
vision of the State road laws. The cre
ation of a commission participated in
hv each State to work out ft revision
of the roail laws will he urged. The
National Civil Service Reform League
will hold an exceedingly important
session on the merit system in road
President Fletcher rails attenflon to
the exhibits to be made by the United
States Government, the States, and
more than a hundred of the leading
manufacturers at the Congress, which
will illustrnte every known method.
material and equipment for road con
struction and maintenance. He urges
that the city and County be officially
represented, as the C ongress is in
reality a training school, where a very
grent nmount of useful information
can be obtained through attendance nt
lectures with lending specialists in
road and street work, and the collect
inrr of the many instructive bulletins,
which will he available for distribu
Jackson, Aug. 19. A. R. Byrd of
San Antonio, Texas, is in Jackson on
M. B. McNeely and family of Lit
tle Rock, Ark., are among the Home
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
The Schuchert Concert Band will
riflle, of 8 mm. calibre, with bullets furnish music for the Home Comers
coated with nickel. Russia uses Mos-
James and Henry Moore arrived sion-Nagant rifles, calibre 7.62 mm.
yesterday. They have never missed a
Home Comers celebration.
The town is crowded with people
Wednesday night practically all hotels
and boarding houses were full. The
Seventh Annual Home Comers cele
bration will open Thursday at !) a. m.
and the prospects for record-breaking
crowds are good.
Some of the parties who have been
circulating petitions oposing the
County Farm Adviser and Highway
Engineer have grown less active.. It is
believed here that the opposition will
Joe Williams, the candidate for Cir
ruit Clerk, began shaking hands soon
after the Democratic Committee meet
nn; Tuesday. Joe is a clean young man
ithout enemies an dshould run a good
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race, lie is capame nnn wen quaimeu
o fill the office.
The carlv arrivals for the Home
Comers celebrations today were Km-
nerson Suradling. Diclstcdt, Mo.; Hos
eoe Weltectke. Sikeston. Mo.,; Mrs. J.
H. Hale and children, Oran, Jlo., and
Harry Litzelfelner, Neeley's Danding,
Cleo Cracraft and Miss Amanda
Thomas, both of this county
united in marriage today.
with bullets cupo-nickel coated. Au
stria's chief small arm is the Mann-
licher, calibre 8 mm., with a steel
sheet over the tip.
Hitting a man beyond 350 yards the
vounds inflicted by all these bullets
Arnold Geiser of Dutchtown visited
friends and relatives in this city yesterday.
George McCarty of Delta is in the
city looking after some business interests.
nlnntx ..lit ' hflV irWl Pni V TlHKS
niv 111 (III l-uv. a .... j . 'l ...... , j
through bono tissue without splinter
When meeting an artery the bullot
usually pushes it to one side and goes
around without cutlinu the blood
Amputations are very rave com-
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pared witn wars oi more inun iiu;
years a:;o. A bullet wound through a
joint, such as the knee of the elbow
then necessitated the amputation of
the limb. Now such a wound is easily
opened and dressed
Even Russia, which made a sad .
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Japan, now has learned her lesson and
has efficient surgical arrangements.
All the nations use vaccine to com
were bat typhoid, the scourge which once
decimated camps and killed 1,600 in
our Spanish War,
Everv army division (13,000 to
15,000 men) is supplied with four field
hospitals, each capable of caring for
108 patients. There are also two eva
cuation hospitals, with a capacity of
Shelbyville, Ky.. Aug. 19. Harry 700 each, for each division. The
Weissinger &Son sold to R. A. Long,
the millionaire umoerman 01 ivansas 1 . . ,jqH f tne hosni-
City, 62 head of imported Jersey cat- DC1 "
ti tnr ssn nnn it in renorted to be tals at home.
the largest transaction of the kind Next to typhoid dysentery is the
ever made. In the lot was Fontaine's great army scourge. This is attacked
uniei, e duii inai won u.e v...K.u- . Rt.,ni.inl. the drinkinsr water,
ship at the Chicago UvestocK&now in 'Higto 8how8 Banitation has often
ana ior wnicn nreioBi.iKci a - . ! t
Son paid W. R. Spann, of this coun- determined the fate of nations. In
ty, $5,000. Thirty head were of ma- 1792, when the fine prussian troops
ture stock, the remainder consisting marched to the relief of Louis XVI
of calves and heifers. . ! raw levies of the voune republic
The sale was made through r. r. . . ... , tv.
. rt rpnuisea mem. nenerai iu
SoTLong's commanded of the French
u-nnsna r.itv. and to which the entire troops, snowing cieany m nis rejwu
purchase was shipped to Missouri. that the Prussians had been unfitted
for Kervipp hv dvsentrv. Ordinary
John Metz has been ill for several sanitary precausions would have pre
davs and is reported to be in n cnti-
i venieu una,
1 111 ii.inii i-ii.il.
Jake Lacroix of Advance is visiting
his son, Jake Lacroix, Ja., in this
PART OF STATE DRENCHED.
The crew on passenger train No
80.r,, which arrived in this city at 1 :20
o'clock this morning, report that since
leaving St. Louis they traveled in
steady downpour of rain until they
reached Neely s Landing, about twen
tv miles north of here.
Just after leaving Neely's, they
passed the lower boundary of the rain
area, and from there into the Cape
they traveled under a clenr sky over a
dry and dusty roadbed.
Hattie Killison of Lutesville is vis
iting friends in this city.
O. B. Fuller of Bloomfield, Ind., is
visiting friends in this city.
W. B. Rose of St. Louis transacted
business in the Cape yesterday.
James A. Finch and son of Fornfelt
were visitors in this city yesterday.
Judge Edward D. Hays of Jackson
was in this city yesterday attending to
some legal matters.
Ben Holters and Will Howell of
Mine la Motte ate visiting friends in
62 HEAD OF JERSEY
CATTLE SOLD SOR $30,000
A. Long of Kansas City Makes
Large Purchase in Kentucky.
Friday and Saturday are the Last Two Days of the Big
Allison's Toggery Sale
NOW GOING ON
Everything Reduced to
Clearing Sale Price
New Fall Clothing and Hats go at Sale Price. Hundreds of new
Things awaiting you. Come today and tomorrow. We will have an
other lot of Fall Hats to show you.
Get Ready For
New Dresses, Skirts, Hats, Waist Dresses, and very many other
new thing to offer you at Sale Price. All summer clothing at about
A nice lot of boxes left good Silverware and Chinaware prizes
go free with a Dollar Box.
London, Auir. 19. Sln.nliei tipl-a tf
Loudon now are oriranizinir their
leiKs into fighting lorves, Everv
evening m the streeis ol the business
cusiricis may be seen companies of
hop employes, earnestly ilrillinir tn
be soldiers. They are getting ready to
change the yardstick tor a musket and
the counter for the trench. In the big
department stores, where there are
many employes, whole regiments have
been organized. In lesser establish.
ments, companies are beinur formed.
and w here there arc small stores with
only a few clerks, two or three em
ployers arc putting their men to
gether to form a company.
Apparently all of the clerks are en
thusiastic over the possibilities of go
ing 10 war. 1 ney seem to take to the
drilling with interest and when they
are being put through their paces, the
streets ring with good natured shouts
I his military organization of
clerks is not a haphazard movement.
It is being supervised by the Govern
ment and the men thus enlisted will
form a fifth line of defense. The com
panies thus formed are in addition to
the thousands being recruited for the
regular army and the military organi
zations in the various cities.
From the appearance of the recruit
ing stations, it would appear that nil
male England is trying to get to the
fighting front. Men of all classes and
degrees besiege the offices, standing
half the day in long lines in the
streets, silk-hatted peers rubbing el
bows with grimy laborers. The enlist
ment is proceeding at the rate of a
thousand a day.
It is an undoubted benefit to the
British consumer that war was de
layed as long as possible. It did not
come until the first sheaes of the
home crop were already in stack while
so much wheat land wns ripe for the
harvester that a scarcity of tood could
be at least but a matter of days. Had
war broken out in June, the matter of
harvesting the grain would have been
a far more serious problem.
The duys when llritish ports held a
month's supply of wheat anil ample
reserve of feeding stuff for t.tock ap
penr to be past and trade profits in
time of peace are now so small that
there is now no longer a margin for
carrying changes, for paying for the
That flour and wheat have risen
even slightly in price since the var
scare became apparent, shows what
might have been expected had war
came when the harvest was but two
months off instead of two weeks.
The first, but least important issue
of the war, is that of the British mar
kets being cut off from certain arti
cles much in demand, but not abso
lutely necessary. Austrian rolli have
already disappeared from tlv dinner
table and the fine Hungarian 'lour,
so much in demand for pastry has
gone up 100 per cent. It is doubtful
if Austria-Hungary will continue to
export flour, for the wheat crop of
the Dual Monarchy, even had there
been no war, is very short this year.
The eastern part of the Ervpire: that
nearest to the seat of war, will barely
The hard wheat from Servia, Bul
garia and .'lo imania, also will be Miss
ing from England for n time, lut
happily there is no reason to fear that
confectionery will disnppeur for the
chief London millers and those of
other British cities are now making
excellent pastry flour by Hungarian
processes, no longer the jealously
guarded secret of the mills of Buda
pest. Servian experts of silk cocoons,
plums, prunes, cherries and liquors al
ready have been stopped by the war,
but such things are regarded as lux
uries and the llritish consumers are
doing without them without complaint.
Through England, the people of ev
ery class regard the war with one
mind. They approve of it because they
believe there was no honorable way
for ! '.rrl.'in l to stay out of the con
flirt. Not i' ii;:ir hut wants to en to
the front and all the people. Inch or
low, are accepting the privations of
war, slight as yet, but apt to become
heavy before long, with great good
humor and grace.
Perhaps one of the most uni xpeeted
results of the war was the absolute
ending of suffragette militancy. For
years the Hntish public had been ac
customed to the dcpicdations of the
"wild women" manifested in smashing
of windows, crusades on Parliament,
burning of houses, mutilation of pic
turs and explosions of bombs. One of
the first things King George did after
England declared war, was to uncon
ditionally pardon all the suffragette
prisoners who are in the various jails
for militant offenses. The militants re
ciprocated immediately by declaring a
cessation of their violent campaign
for the ballot. The suffragette organ
izations volunteered to take charge of
the work of providing for the needy
women and children, made dependent
by the war and some of them volun
teered to act as nurses at the front.
W. W. Davis of Chaonia was a
business visitor in this city Tuesday.
James Lewis, a 14-year-old negro
boy, while fishing in the river yester
day, fell from the boulder on which
he was sitting and broke hih wrist.
The German-American Alliance of
this city held a meeting last evening
and made arrangements for a picnic
to be held at the old fair grounds on