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- - TH WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1911.
The cape weekly tribune
'AND THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD
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CAPE GIRARDEAU PUBLISHING COMPANY.
APPLICATION FOli EXTIIV AS SECOND
AT CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., PENDING.
ONE DOLLAR PER
Willie Bryan probably is glad he
It used to be said that Democrats
that excuse can never be sprang upon
Suffrage may never be a -Missouri
would have hurled another powderpuff
delegation of Cape Girardeau ladies at
TOM JAYHAWK AKINS.
Should Thomas J. Akins be elected United States Senator today, Mis
souri could boast of a Jeff Davis in the upper branch of Congress.
Akins has riot a single qualification for the office. He has never been
anything more than a curbstone politician, and as a United States Senator
he would be about as conspicuous as a
If he can be elected to the United
t go to the oid folks home and get a
THE NEW COUNTY OFFICIALS.
The election in Cape Girardeau County yesterday did not hold many sur
prices. The people went lo the polls
complaint about the result.
There was not a man elected who will
nil that is the best any official can do.
the fact that the several good amendments were defeated.
The issues were confused over the County Unit and suffrage amend
i: f nts. While no student of politics considered these two questions seriously,
ihey had the eiiVct of defeating several
der other conditions.
It is to be rcgrettrd that the "Full Crew" and the good road measures
failed. Thev were worthv and should have been adopted. But the voters dis
played sound judgment in defeating the
ceived by a class of people who imagine they ought to oversee everybody's
I'lisincss, and the ex;- cLed happened.
But the new officers of "ape Girardeau County are to be congratulated
;i.-. tv.e.:r .-ipV-ndid vi u-ry, and The Tribune believes they will live up to all
the people expect of them.
VOTE FOR THE
The railroads have made a vigorous and expensive campaign to defeat
(he "Full Crew" law, and if they are successful, they will surely demonstrate
t!;e power of falsehoods and money. They have urged the voters of every
countv in the state io kill the "Full Crew" bill because it would burden the
railroads with a useless; expense.
Yet the railroads have spent more
t them to iive up to the requirement
Page advertisements have b-en published
county papers in every section of the
publitdid in the form of news for the
It has not been the expense of
railroads to fight this measure. It is simply an organized effort to convince
themselves that the railroads can override the legislature and mock the people.
The ",'Full iew" iiiI. as vtp fr&ve said bpfintyjjmj icly equips trains with
sufficient help to protect the passengers. The additional cost is insignificant
when compared to the lives that this law would save.
Men who vote against this measure simply approve unnecessary acci
d nts that maim and kill and. invite the railroads to become more reckless
than they have been heretofore. Therefore, vote for the "Full Crew" bill!
A VANISHED PARTY.
The election Tuesday proved that the Progressive party has vanished and
tiiat the great masses that made it a tremendous force two years ago have
slurried to their former faiths. But the death of this organization means
more than the mere fact that the men who separated in 11)12 have been united;
it substantiates the contention that a party conceived in revenge and born
a hero worshipper cannot long endure.
Had Tho-dore Roosevelt been nominated for President in 1012 instead of
Teft, there would have been no Bull Moose party. There can be no doubt
that Vr. Roosevelt has been a remarkable man, and the vote he polled as the
Lead of the Progressive party was without parallel, but it has since been
proven that the people cowtowed to a hero instead of voting for a party or
ti:e policies for which the party stood.
Parties arc necessary and their platforms are the life of the parties, and
r.ext to these is the candidate. If he sheds a lustre that eclipses his party
end makes people forget what that party stands for, then the whole combin
ation become a political spasm, which, like the summer shower, sweeps over
i iul is soon forgotten.
Theodore Roosevelt was bigger than his party and the policies it ad
vocated. Therefore, when Mr. Roosevelt ceased to be a candidate, the Pro
gressive party quickly went to pieces. It is doubtful whether the Bull Moose
will ever put anotner ticket in the field. They expected little this year and
they got less. It has been no more substantial than the Populist party was,
and has proved as fickle as the inane teachings of Bryan in 1S96. Free Silver
came like the March lion and vanished like the lamb. Theodore Roosevelt
thought he was a Goliath, but he has found himself to be only an ex-champion
v!u ctiuidn't ' come back." That is why the Progressive party is dead.
THE FOREIGN LEGION AT THE FRONT.
Every once in a while we read in the dispatches from the scene of war
that the "foreign legion a-quitted itself with credit." That is the most
peculiar military organization in the world. It is composed almost entirely
of soldiers of fortune, of men who care not what the righting is about, so
long as the fighting is going on.
And it also has in its membership those who "left their country for their
country's good;" the outcasts and fugitives of all the nations of the earth.
In that 'organization you will find bankrupt German officers, renegade Ameri
cans, discredited Austrians, cashiered Englishmen and South Americans who
have been deposed through revolution or otherwise. No questions are asked
ai to a man's nart when he presents himself for enlistment in the Foreign
Legion. All that is necessary is that he shall be physically sound.
The Foreign Legion originated with Napoleon. At that time Russia was
engaged in the extinguishment of Foland and the Polish exiles enlisted under
the banners of France. Seeing in this step the possibilities of an efficient
fighting force, Napoleon invited all the Viown-and-out fighters to enlist, and
they did so. In order that the native French soldiers might not feel the
humiliation of association with the offscourings of the world, Napoleon made
of the Foreign Legion an independent fighting force, no natives being per
l .ittcd t,o enlist, although the Legion has always beeh officered by men from
the schools at Si. Cyr. '
In Africa especially the Legion has made history. In the Franco-German
v ar of 1870-71 the Legion was the only really, important French command
which stood fast. And in the tremendous .fighting which is going on in Bel
gium, today, the Legion "is ia the front, of it, always in the front of it, just
v. here it has .ever been. '. .
When it is considered that these men are not fighting for decorations,
that ..they are not fighting for glory, but are engaged, most of themt in a
desperate attempt to forget be past, to.ury the recollection of "old, unhappy
faj-caT. things,', that they have nothing, to lose, ".and !inaqy vof them but little to
' f a.ru.tjhc achievements of the Legion are accounted for. About ail they can
hope for now is "to" finish in style for .the ends of thVea'fth to view," and they
r re doing that, grandly doing that, every one of them.
CLASS MATTER AT THE POST OFFICE
YEAR IN ADVANCE
didn't happen to be a candidate yester-
always won on clear election days, but
an unsuspecting public again.
reality, but Mrs. Pankhurst probably
at the king if she could have seen that
the polls yesterday.
knot hole in a fog.
States Senate, then the people ought
man for President.
enthusiastically, and there can be no
not serve the people as best he can,
The only regret about the election is
that would probably have passed un
local option amendment. It was con
FULL CREW BILL.
in this campaign than it would have
of the ' Full Crew" law for two years.
in the metropolitan newspapers, and
State have carried paid advertisements
sole purpose of deceiving the voters.
maintaning full crews that caused the
I . If I
(From Woman's Journal.)
No, it isn't home neglecting
If you spend, your time selecting
Seven blouses and a jacket and a hat;
Or give your day to paying
Needless visits, or to playing
Auction bridge. What critic could ob
ject to that?
But to spend two precious hours
At a lectural! Oh, my powers!
The home is all a woman needs to
And an hour, or a quarter,
Spent in Voting! Why, my daughter,
The home would not be there on your
Mrs. B. R. Hempstead left Wednes
day afternoon for Perryville for a
visit with her brother, Dr. Russell, of
The State Convention of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy will
open their meeting in St. Louis Tues
day, November 5, with a splendid rep
resentation of the delegates from the
40 chapters of the states. This, the
17th annual convention, will bring to
gether some of the most notable wom
en of the state, who are being received
by the St. Louis chapters with a spe
cial program and reception worthy of
this noted organization. The ladies
of the local chapter, who are now in
St. Louis for the convention, are Mrs.
L. E. Houck, Mrs. Alma Ealy and
Mrs. Louis Houck. Mrs. Louis Houck
will figure prominently in the meeting
this year, being one of the committee
on the revision of the constitution and
by-lawsiof the organization, which is
the important business of the present
The Bridge Club was entertained
this week by Mrs. Walter Albert at
her home on Themis street. It was a
very pleasant meeting, with several
guests not regular members of the
club present, making another table.
Those invited for the afternoon were
Mesdames, Charles Harrison, Wm.
O'Brien, M. Mathews, George Bell,
Iska Carmack, Florence Boone, S. B.
Hunter, Harry Leuer, P. B. Leming;
Misses Rebecca Houck, Hazel Harri
son and Dorothy Bell.
A real old-fashioned jolly apple
peeling was given Wednesday after
noon at. the homeof Mr-and Mrs. Joe
Saupe on SouthEnis street. "The
friends and relatives gathered at the
Saupe home about 1:30, and with Mr
Saupe running the peeler, it was not
long before there were four big tubs
full of apples, all sliced and ready
for cooking. A fine supper was served
the guests after which they passer
the evening in playing games, and en
joying music and singing. It was one
of the largest of these affairs hel
this season, and every one present had
a royal time from all reports.
Mrs. M. Mathews of St. Louis, is
the guest cf Mrs. William O'Brien.
Miss Marie Weber will be the hos
tess of the Bridge Club Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Fisher are re
ceiving the congratulations of their
friends upon the arrival of a fine big
boy at their home Wednesday morn
ing. Mrs. Fisher is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Kassell.
Mrs. Ed S. Lilly and son, Meredith,
returned Thursday afternoon from St.
Louis, where they have been enjoying
a visit with their son and brother,
Joseph Lilly, who is teaching at Ken-
rick Seminary in St. Louis.
The Ladies of the Lutheran church
will give a Bazaar on November 12
and 13 in the Idanha building, corner
Broadway and Fountain street.
The Bridge Club had one of its most
delightful meetings Thursday after
noon with Miss Marie Weber. There
were a number of guests present out
side of the club, yhich proved an ad
ditional pleasure during the after
noon. The honors of the game were
won by Mrs. R. L. Lamkin, Mrs. Wm.
O'Brien and Mrs. Jack Cairns. The
ladies present were Mesdames Wm.
O'Brien, Wm. Bryan, M. Mathews, J.
P. Meyers, R. L. Lamkin, W. S. Al
bert, Jack Cairns,' P. B. Leming,
Misses Dorothy Bell, Hazel Harrison,
Marguerite Oliver, Marjorie Post,
Mary Kochtitzky, Mary Wilson, Gene
The J. O. C. society vill have their
regular monthly meeting at the Pres
byterian church, Friday evening, No
vember 6th, at 7:30.
Mrs. Henry Brune was the hostess
at a Kaffee Klatch Thursday after
noon at her home on North Sprigg
street. The guests brought their sew
ing and passed a delightfully busy and
enjoyable two hours. Mrs. Brune's
guests were Mesdames Henry Hunze,
AI Huhn, Lonie Mair,MoIIie Masek,
Otto Hanney; Misses Mary Schultz,
Vera Hanney, Anna Stehr, Clara Han
ny, Anita Brune.
The Presbyterian ladies will have a
market in the Idanha building, corner
of Broadway and Fountain streets,
Saturday, November 7th. They will
have ' bread, cakes, pies, jellies, pre
serves, meats, etc. Come early and
get first choice.
Mrs. H. J. Strain entertained her
friends at cards Thursday afternoon.
The rooms were prettily decorated
with roses and chrysanthemums, and
a very delightful afternoon of Euchre
was enjoyed, the prizes going to Mrs.
Arthur Steck, first; Mrs. F .H. Kassell,
second, and Mrs. M. E. Hazen, third.
Those present were Mesdames Wm.
Schraeder, Wm. Stout, Arthur Steck,
Ed Schindler, Don Paar, Otto Vogt, F.
H. Kassell, Chas. Becker, E. Bohan
non, Sherley Harger, Silas Lail, R.
M.- Cowan, Harry Rogers, Theresa
Schindler, M. E. Hazen, Charles
The Presbyterian ladies will hold a
market in the Idanha corner room,
Saturday afternoon, November 7th.
Lots of good things to eat. Give them
Don't fail to attend the market in
I. the Idanha corner room, Saturday,
November 7th, and supply the dela
casies for your Sunday dinner. Bread,
cakes, pies, jellies, preserves, meats,
etc. Come early and get first choice.
The Wednesday club had a very in
teresting meeting this week at the
Normal, with Mrs. E. A. Hayden as
the leader of the day.
The subject of the program was,
"Eugenics and Euthenics." Mrs. R.
B. Oliver and Mrs. R. J. Wright not
being able to be present, just two
papers were read. Mrs. L. B. Houck
gave a splendid talk on "Eugenics and
Its Relation to Social Reform." In
her paper she spoke of the terrible
diseases all over the country and of
the great trouble they leave in their
wake; and dwelt extensively upon the
causes of these conditions, not treat
ing the subject in a personal way, but
on a large scale. She particularly
brought out the point that persons
unfit, should not be permitted to mar
ry, and if su h were the laws of the
country, much suffering and unhappi
ness would be done away with.
Another point Mrs. Houck dwelt on
was the attention called to the par
ents of girls of today, whom she re
marked, thought more of the financial
standing of the husband of their
daughters than of their physical con
ditions. , - ;
The next paper was read by Mrs.
Walter Cobb, who took as her theme
"The Influence of Environment on the
Y'oung Child." She said she thought
that environment played the greatest
part in the development of the child
and that while most people said,
"Like Father, Like Son." her view was
"As Father Lives So Lives His Son."
Another excellent view Mrs. Cobb
took on this subject was that children
snoum be planned for, just as one con
sults an architect on the plans of con
structing a house, etc. She said that
she thought that everyone should have
an adequate, separate knowledge of
hygene, that is knowing how to care
for the sick, and this should not be
dictated by love but by the best med
ical thought on the subject.
Mrs. Cobb considered the three
prime factors in the rearing of the
child, sleep, food, tranquility, and add
ed to these, might be, exercise, bath
ing and airing. Exercise, she said,
particularly after the bath is an es
sential part of the daily treatment of
the young. The parents should con
trol the body and mind of their chil
dren. It is not so much by what their
ancestors did, or the parents them
selves did, but the present home life
and influence given the child that
makes it what it is. Children cannot
have too much mothering says Mrs.
Cobb, which is an excellent point well
brought out. They should inspire the
confidence of their offspring, and in
this manner use their good influence
to regulate their lives. The parents
now days wait upon their children too
much; and there seems to be a steady
falling off in parental authority. It
is not, may I go Mother? but we are
going Mother, making all the arrange
ments, then telling the parents.
One interesting point Mrs. Cobb spoke
of was the "Child of Institutions."
How the daily routine cf such places
causes the feeling of difference among
the children, from those having the
home care and training. She applaud
ed the suggestion of a prominent wom
an who said that children could re
ceive a more home-like training
should they be given in charge of a
competent woman, say ten or twelve
under each nurse, who would take an
interest in each child as though they
were her own, and instill in them that
respect and mother love, so void in
the child of an institution.
Mrs. Cobb then gave several splen
did examples, which closed her number
on the program.
Both Mrs. Houck's paper and that
of Mrs. Cobb, were so well written
and interesting, that a motion was
made by Mrs. A. H. Hinchey that they
be sent to the Reciprocity Club, and
the Young Mothers' Club for publica
The meeting then adjourned, every
one very pleased with the day's work,
The Euchre parties given by the
ladies of St. Mary's church are be
coming more popular with each affair
as was proven Wednesday evening
when twenty-three tables were re
quired to accommodate those wishing
to play during the evening. The hand
some hand painted prizes were w-on
by Miss Emma Donnelly, for the first
and lone hand; second, Mrs. E. M.
Thilenius; third, Miss Mary Kusse;
fourth, Mrs. A. Brinkopf; fifth, Miss
Frances Selle; sixth. Miss Annie
Hohler; seventh, Mrs. Herman Pape;
eighth, William Masek; ninth, Mrs
Strain, and consolation, Tete Lohrun
At tne conclusion ot the game re
freshments were served, after whicr
dancing was enjoyed the rcmaindei
of the evening.
The skating rink was a scene of
much merriment Friday night when a
jolly party of young folks acquired
the hall for the evening and not onh
enjoyed spinnig around to their hrartV
content, but wound up the night with
dancing and singing. In the party
were Misses Freda and Jannette Mc-
Clatchey, Essie, Helen and Norms
Hines, Mable Williams, Leona Has-
lingor, Frieda Wipperman, Erna Thi
lenius. Messrs. Roy Parker, Leon Ha
man, L. L. Wats, Albert Rieck, Har
old Tibbs, Guy Armentrout, Walter
Overheide, Clarence Pott, Howan
Miss Vera Hanney made a very clev
er young hostess at her Hallowe'en
party Saturday evening, which proved
to be one of the jolliest of the day's
affairs. The Hanney home was decor
ated to represent a haunted house, and
ghosts, black cat:;, witches, Jack o
Lanterns, and pumpkins were placer'
everywhere, giving a very wierd effect
The young folks enjoyed the usua'
Hallowe'en games, after which they
were served refreshments, carried out
in the same ideas. Those present dur
ing the evening were Misses Norma
Shivelbine, Bertha Pirkey, Nellie By-
swinger, Gertrude Kocher, Hester FuT
bright, Clara Krueger, Edith Ruch
Grace Vainer, Esther Harness, Archie
Campbell, Elmer and Edgar Stehr.
Dave Hoch, Gather Ranney, Oscar
Shivelbine, Lois Schultz, Irvin Hanny.
The tea given bv Mrs. Otto Koch
titzky and Miss Mary Kochtitzky ir
honor of the Kochtitzky bridal party
Saturday afternoon, was one of the
charming social events of the day. In
the receiving line were Mrs. Wade
j Kochtitzky, Misses Roberta Stokes
I Lai,ra Kate Davis, Laura Keller and
Waltrop. Assisting the hostesses were
Mrs. Allen Oliver, Misses Rose Lem
ing, Ruth Glenn and Marguerite Oliv
er. About thirty ladies called during
the afternoon to meet the charming
bride and her lovely attendants. Miss
Marguerite Oliver entertained the bri
day party including Benson Hardesty
Russell Dearmont, Gene Ruff, at the
Park theater Saturday evening after
which they returned to the Oliver
home where they continued their
pleasures with music and dancing un
til almost midnight.
rs. A. Salzgaber, Stolte, Mack and
Harry Flentge will motor to Ferry
vil'.e this morning for a visit with
All dressed up and no place to go.
Gott in Himmel, but Parte s slow!
The Opera House all dark and glum.
The FolHe Bergiere shut light as a
The Cafe Maxim a place to shun.
Deadlier far than a Maxim gun;
The Moulin Rouge a cave af gloom.
The only thing open, Napoleon's
And me dressed up like a Mannikn,
And n oplaccto
And no place to ro but back to Ber
lin. Donnerwetler! but Paris is slow,
All dressed up and no )lare tc go.
The ladies of the Centenary Metho
dist church have far surpassed any
entertainment they have ever given
by the Mother Goose party, which was
held at the residence of Mrs. William
Bryan on North Lorimier street, Mon
day afternoon and evening. The house J
was a perfect fairlyand with its dec
orations of leaves, pumpkins, Jock o'
ianterns. and every little arrangement
that v.on'd add to the effect of the oc
casion. A special program was given
in the afternoon and evening and was
enjoyed by a splendid crowd who had
come to participate in the festivities.
On the afternoon program Miss Cope
and Miss Ida Russell, and Miss Mable
Flint, accompanied by Mrs. Will Berg
man, rendered several beautiful vocal
selecticns, and in the evenig Miss Ver
na Day, entertained the guests with
a violin solo, accompanied by Mjss
Nora Naeter. . Mrs. Thomas Lane's
vocal selection was another pleasing
number. She was accompanied by Mrs.
A. H. Hinchey. Mrs. Dr. I. L. Holt
closed the program with a piano solo,
which gn-ru'.y dc-h'trtsd 'ier audience..
Refres:i.Mcn:s wtre served after the
program and a cfal time enjoyed.
The pcrty v. .,-- vot cr-:- of the mo
successful they h:.ve ev had.
Mrs. VV.;t,-.r r, .!; her first;
party Saturday afternoon at her home j
on West Broadway. It was in the I
nature of a Hallowe'en affair, and the
decorations were yellow and white
chrysanthemums with green ferns and
palms lending a pretty color scheme.
The refreshments were carried out in
the same coloring. There were six
young folks taking part in the after
noon's program, which was opened by
i clever address from Mrs. Cobb who
made her pupils and audience feel per
fectly at ease by her short talk on
'.he many thinks the people of this
ountry are deprived of on account of
che war, and particularly in securing
operatic stars for the season. She told
however, of her good fortune in secur
ing six well-known artists who would
-mdeavor to entertain the guests dur
n gthe afternoon, their names being
Rarnona Duckworth, Mildred Ealy,
Celeste Schultz, Sara Howard, Char
'es Stehr, Ruthro Alley. These young
pianists received many congratula
tions upon the excellent rendition of
their numbers, and at the conclusion
if thf program, assisted Mrs. Cobb in
Much interest is being manifested h'
the coming convention of the Missouri
Division of the United Daughters of
he Confederacy, which will take place j was on the job. He was employed to
;n St. Louis, November o, 6 and 7. j guard the sultry sign, but when his at -This
will be their 17th annual cenver.- tcntion was diverted to a steamboat
vention, and it will bring together a ; Pb'ing up and down the river, a crowd
notable boely of women from eve-. ! of young men seized the cloud of bunt
section of the state. The Missouri inff and gave it a yank. As it struck
Division embraces 40 chapters, and i t!l pavement, the merrymakers
-epresented by 66 votes in the gene.--; snatched it and gave a pull together.
al convention. The St. Louis char
is planning a splendid program fo
the visiting members, one feature b-
ing the elaborate reception which will
jc held at the Buckingham hotel. The
-hief work of the convention this year
will be the revision of the constitution
ind by-laws of the state organization.
The chairman for the Revision Cori-
nittee is Mrs. J. B. Gnatt of Jefferson
City, and A. E. Barber of Springfield.
The convention will adjourn Saturday
noon with the election of officers for
the coming year. Many of the Mis- , the morning and return at 6:30 in the
;ouri chapters will be represented at I evening.
the General Convention which will be It was the unanimous bcli f that
held in Savanah, Ga., November II ' this change would work advantageous
to 16. ,i ly to the traveling public and be of
j greater benefit to the business inter-
The ladies of St. Vincent's parish Cits of the city, than can be obtained
will meet Wednesday afternoon at the j under the present schedule.
Parochial Hall to sew and otherwise j In the past the time has been so
nake preparations for the bazaar they j arranged that these trains arrive ami
will have about the middle of this ' depart at about the same time, but
month. j under the contemplated arrangement,
i people having business down th: line,
The christening-of Herbert William,
iittle son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E.
Schuppen, Sunday afternoon at the
Schuppan home on Benton street, was
an event long to be remembered by the
members of that family, as a happy
occasion. The infant was baptised by
Rev. Wilder, and is proud to claim
as its godparents, Mrs. Ernest Vogel,
Miss Amelia Mever and Walter Sauoe.
An elaborate dinner was served at 6
o'clock the guests who were present
being: Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lail, Ernest
Vogel and family, Joe Saupe and fam
ily, Rev. Wilder and family, Miss Min
nie Guenger, Miss Amelia Meyer and
Grandma and Grandma Schuppars.
The U. D. C. held their regular
monthly meeting Monday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. Frank Burrough. It
was a well attended meeting and a
great many important business mat
ters were settled to the satisfaction of
the members. The Daughters present
were Mesdames S. B. Hunter, John
Sackman, John Reynolds, Alma Ealy,
Hayden, Robert Whitelaw, Ranney,
Givens, Mercer, Wilson, A. H. Hin-
hey, Misses Rebecca Houck, S. Kent.
The members of the local chapter who
will attcn dthe state convention in St.
jouis next week are Mrs. Alma Ealy
and Mrs. L. B. Houck.
The first dance of the autmun sea
son given by the Elks Club to its
members and their wives, daughters j
and friends last nicht proved to be a
most successful affair. The ball room
found a jolly crowd of young folks en
joying all of the latest fiances.
It is hoped by the club members that
the other dances each week will be
come popular and everyone attend and
keep up the interest of these affairs
during the winter.
Those present last night were
Messrs. and Mesdames Poe Cresap, J.
P. Meyers, R. L. Lamkin, W. S. Al
bert, P. B. Leming, Dr. and Mrs. Vor
beck, Mesdames Iska Carmack, Rube
Campbell, Dr. Patton, Misses Marie
Patton, Susie Giboney, Marie Weber,
Catherine Wharry, Josephine Moore,
Messrs. Louis Juden, Fred Groves,
Fletcher Rhodes, A. R. Zolesman, Sam
Sherman, Alvin Freeman. Leslie Pat
ton, Tasket, Claude Clark.
One unusually lively party of young
folk? who celebrated Hallowe'en in
'JTAKE CITY BY STORM
Masked Parties of Boys and
Girls Remove Gates and
There was a ripple of revelry up and
i down the town last night when boys
am' sirls went forth to rummage and
to play. The occasion was Hallowe'en.
and almost every body in Cape Girar
deau seemed to be celebrating the oc
casion. Hallowe'en is always the night of
disaster for back fences and front
gates, and last night was no excep
tion. A regiment of young men and
ladies, clad in freakish costumes swept
through the business section of the
city and then through the residential
Signs from stores came down with
a dull and sickening thud, front gates
left their hinges and panel of feu .
were sent hurling into the streets.
Tin pans were used as tom-toms and
the joyous shouts rang out in every
section of the city. Picture shows
were almost deserted, because thatcr
have no attractions when thev are
j compelled to compete with parades of
masked people, who wander at will
and commit depredations by the score.
The highly colored sign on Main
street advertising a fake fire sale was
torn down while a special watchman
fire sale sign was torn to
:nd the party departed whii"
I private nightwatchman ranted on
; the salvage
TO GET NEW SCHEDULE
At the meeting of the Comm.nv!
; Club yesterday morning, it was l
cided to request a change in the ti:
of the IJ! thesvil'.e train, so that in the
future it will depart at 7 o'ciorlv in
will be given on opportunity to make
the round trip in one day.
This change, it is believed, will have
the affect of bringing at least 50 trav
eling men to this city to live, and in
addition, will necessitate a number of
railroad men coming here to live.
The secretary was instructed to take
up the double daily suburban service
over the main line and Gulf to Brooks
j Junction and return.
Thp secretary was also instructed t
ask the Frisco to move the station
from Frensdorf up to the top of the
hill at Iilmo, a distance of aliout a
quarter of a mile, thus piwidnr
good walk for passengers going to an.:
f'-om the train.
fitting style Saturday night, met at
the home of Miss Mary Campbell,
where they enjoyed games of a!i
sorts suitable to the occasion. The
affair was given by the girls of G.
H. S. The house was decorated in
leaves and corn stalks, with here and
there a Jack o' lantern, or a ghot to
carry out the weird effec t. One of the
exciting instances of the evening was
when the girls and boys drew for
their fortunes. The thimble the symbol
of bachelorhood, fell to Russell Deal;
t;ie ring, always the most coveted of
the three prophecies t, the future, was
drawn by Celeste Schultz, and the pen-
( ny, meaning riches, brought happy
! smiles to the eves of Miss Marv Fri.-,-
sell who was the lucky winner. Amrg
the youn-j folks present were Misses
Eva Phillips, Oma Huters, Ruby Ober
heide, Laura Cory, Frieda Dierson,
Marie Walker, Lorene Ellis, Margaret
Sche-ppleman, Celeste Schultz, Martha
Wilder, Mary Frisscll, Mary Camp
bell, Roy Clark, Walter Oberheide,
Russell Deal, Carl McBride, Landralt
McKay, Norman Magley, Ralph ll: cd,
Charles Black, Russell McBride, Pearl
Tibbs, Guy Martin, Bryan Lane.
Mrs. E. J. Deal left Saturday for
Charleston to attend the D. A. R.
meeting which was held there Mon
day afternoon. She was the guest of
Mrs. Handy Moore while there.
Mrs. P. A. Hoch and son, Philip, and
Mrs. H. A. Wassem returned Monday
evening from Cairo, where they have
been having a most delightful visit
with Mrs. T. Gannon and family of