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" - THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1914.
TAYLOR TRIAL SET
(Continued from page 1.)
'i ran upstairs when 1 could get I
away from him and when I got to the
top of the steps the blood was run
nine: out my mouth.
':! trying to j-hoot me, he
e and say i am gomg
it hi1-; and
T , ,
' Oil the stif
r- -alk. I
shoot ire when I i
iron no.-' ami t"p wooi
!.;.! vera tea! totvether. The
post was holding the electric
'..'). and wh-.'n 1 grabbed at it I
lha.l my arm was broke and I
t hold it.
in? along the
,i .j a run i.r 1 ',-, stairway, it
oo'a-a a '-;ayh i.e vi.- trying io i:
:'. ;:,)!. He had the Satanic with his
t;;;.id a id it looked as though
.V.i ; Wo-Hlg the iilliic!" witn his
. j . i w--m luio the .-.I airway and 1
:u,x u hat he did atV r that. As
iar .. t'i- stairway he tried to
h.'..;. told me that he was going
. j.'.. The : tairway is about 2
; f i ' amah of "tl'.e fnmt door of
y i .-staarai.l.
V.''' n : i ' -s examined by Attorney
:". i '. Hivs, counsel for defendant,
.-:t:;;-.--s tostilied as follows:
" i a. :; "7 years old, 1 am feet and
: :;:ciics tali, and at the time of the
-i dent i "' -eight d 2'u pounds.
"A, 'he time j was .-hot I was gct-iir;-
i ady to ro to tl:e ball game. 1
.ii n-'t a bail player myself.
ar was near me during
the trouble. He is not quite as tall
as 1 am. and he weighs considerable
less ' h:;a I io.
"1 do not know the ago of Mr. Tay
.r. i would judge him to be as much
"lie is not a very large man ami I
ae.aid say mat Ik- "s five feet and
- i' bt or tAn inches tall.
'"The trouble began in the restaur
ant ' ioduct. Mr. Taylor lias been
there often and ate there, and we had
never had any difficulty at any time
or jilaie. ilverybody is invited there
that will come in and behave.
'The waiter stated that Mr. Taylor
had ordered two pieces of pie and a
;: of coffee. I just stopped in and
led not notice that he was at the
I'-.unter until he kicked about not get
ting a fork. The boy had net had
time to tret him a fork.
.r,-. t. ,, i . - . .o. 4i , :
afternoon and the north bound Krisvo !
, . t i i i- !
train passes up I think at .,:b. or
iOis iiaoljeildl ilL ilOO'Jl w.-0 II! llll-
"Her a wav or not.
,." , i i -r i
V aen the witness was asked if the
, ... e , 4, . ,
Tendant did not ask the waiter to
mid rat his pie, he answered: ''X,
that wav. He asked
me how J expected him to eat the pr
without a fork.
"1 was standing behind the counter
: near the eigjr esse and Taylor was
oLLn:' ; a
el and h
' hand. I to',.;
i :) 'ne.rry, th.at
e ie'OOi't.ii'ii as
ovm- and he
!;! say;r.g to
fork, you irep
or '-f !!'e ;
to v :i
e na. i got ;:i ine a'.cine'-n
iei 1 v."'...id md hii
. ; i. on? mm l nat i v. ou
1 ' 1 a
m .-mi pos-iivo that 1 ti; t,
ee.v t'aat ' i obi him ! would
dine t dr;
r t V,;. 1
I told e
im. and I Iont he
ir. ' v oidd hit him,
tim that 1 would
he stopped outside lie said
itl when I told him 1 j
im out 1 don't think
hit him. J
ansa -tion took about a !
he vvh-dc tr
half a minute,
.-.'low ( as."' and
f.nd I told him
He an:e up to the
rot to talking smart
didn't go out I i
wa a' i put nun out. 1 tidn t threaten !
to hit him. and I never have hit a man j
in my place without just cause. I
"Ho might have left in ord
i order to ,
e was sore.
avoid trouble, or because ho
lie mmi t imve leu tne inswie to avoid ,
trov.hie. 1 dont know, l wanted him j
to tro away but I never told him that j
1 would knock his face off. I didn't j
e, iow mm to nave a ngnt and l ;
.-iidnt Knock him down. 1 went out j
there to talk to him and when I push- j
od him down I did it to defend my- I
self. Ho was trying to hit me anil
h ' struck over my shoulder and lost
his balance and ran into me. I threw
my hand up and sdioved him. back
ward, and be went back to the edge and
IS FIXED AT $500
his foot slipped off and he fell toward
me. I pushed him back towards the
street. I could not see that his thumb
was hurt and his clothes were bloody
and 1 do not believe that it is true.
'I was about i'.ve feet from him
when lie drew the gun, and whrn he
fell made no ef'Vrt to touch.him. and
w la a -. went to get his gun 1 ran. 1
was !:. or six ic't from him when
When he went to shoot I i
tun;! d iry nde to him and threw up
my ban I. I mad- no attack on him in
the ;.r.-t id we raid when he fell I did
rot want to hurt him."
When asked if he did not send for
the defendant to conic to see him at
the hospital, the v, ;ta.e.-s replied:
' ! sa'd if he- wanted to come, he
.ould come. Dr. Wiehtorkh told mr
that Mi-. Taylor was very sorry am'
v. .oPd like to S"f- me. I did not teli
Ir. DaiTen and Dr. Cunningham that
wou'.i i;I;e to s e Mr. Taylor. Dr
W ichierich came into mv rooui and
said the old man was vrry sorry rr.id
wot: hi frive evcrythin;; in the world i;
lie had not shot me and would like to
telk to me; and l told him if Mr. Tay
lor wanted to ia'k to me he could
(';, e 1J1."
iie m xt witness called was Deputy
iu V. J. Sea.irraves. who produced
with wliich the shootintr was
'l!e5;cd to have been done. Mr. ?
graves testified that he had gone to
the ofTue of Mr. Taylor shortly after
the affray and had taken charge of :
the defendant after lie had been placed j
uadm- arrest. He also testified that a j
phys'cian treated the injured thumb
before thov left the oHice. !
The state then rested its case, and
1!. Macom was called as a witness
in be'-a'f of defendant.
W hen questioned by Attorney Nines,
he testified as follows:
"M- name is 1.. Ik Macom and my
resiicnce is Jackson, .Mo. I am a
graduate of the State University of
Missotp-i i-nd am an electrical en
gineer, but am now teaching school.
"I was in ("ape Cirardrau and at the
Crescent Restaurant on the 11th day
of October, this year when there was
a omiculty between John V. Tavlor t
and .Mr. Fieeman. I was seated at j
one of the tables in the restaurant, j
and as nearly as T remember Mr. Tay- I
lor was seated at the counter, and i
wnen iirst noticed him he asked '
waiter, 'give me a fork please so I ;
can nave someimnsr to eat this lii i
.ith,' and Mr.
r reeman jokingly said, i
11 1 "iiiiririu-f II ou ,
, . " 1 ' U'r n' wo hav sonu'-i
tiling uj iie iv more unnortant.' :
(AT ... i
Mr. Iaylor got up and said: 'If
that is the wav vou tool about it, 1
hvon 1 eat lI;o an1 carted to lav
! .. . ,
! the money down, and Mr. I-reeman
s.ani ii tnat is tne way you are tool
ing about it, I don't want your money.'
"Something was said about being
sore and each apparently grew angrk
as the remarks verr ivice.? Tlio ncv I
I remember was M
Freeman saying, j
I oon t teii me ihat 1 won't hit you. for
hat I wii
!r. I;iy! ;;
i a :
Mr. Fieei .
aylor fail a
! e v;: reac
s. a. id t!v. !i
'ihc next i
tow ard t
1-1 eemaa trdd Mr. Tay
him thai he would nm
ret iamv him make an'.
': i. I.ia;.
J 1 '
"Wle.n Mr. Taylor asked the waiter
tl-e fork. 1 remembor that he a.-or
lie- word idea-a-.'
".'Ir. Freeman was behind the coun
ter :n the front of the restaurant w'aer
Mr. Taylor starte-.! out. He was be
tween Taylor ar.d the. door but bad.
of t':e counte;-, and the remark he :
made- about hitting him was uttered as '
Mi-. Taylor was going out, and the ro-(:
ply that i'rieman was a h'ar was.
ma.de immediately after the state-
'I do not know any other remarks !
made t,y either of them.
'Mr. Freeman walked two or three
steps to naas out the door, and T saw-
both with their hands up but I didn't
see any blows struck. Mr. Taylor fell
with his head tow ard the north, and I
fell ba-.-kward frm thc way that he j
was standing. I didn't see .Mr. Taylor ;
draw Ins gun. I saw him reach to- '
wards it and I began to get to the '
other side of the restaurant. I saw ',
J.r. i ay tor afterwards standing in the ;
street for an instant before he ran 1
across towards the Sturdivant bank." :
At the conclusion of Mr. Macom's !
testimony, and after argument of the ; him celebrate his fifteenth birthday,
respective counsel had been submitted, j A number of ladies had a most en
the judge held that sufficient evidence ; joyable afternoon at a nuilting party
nan betn adduced to justify binding '
the defendant over to the January j
If wm 21
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W e swing into the second week of this remarkable money
saving event offering thousands upon thousands
of dollars worth of Ready-to-wear Cloth
ing and Furnishings for Men,
Women and Children at far
below cost of manu
facture. GET YOURS NOW!
Just North of The First National Bank -:- CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
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Tho hnn.i n-w Civd S.Miii :imi
igned bv Dr.
R. V. Wichtorich of this
city and Clarence Grant of Jackson
News From The Counly Seal
By Miss Hermine Kiel. no.
.!:! !.OM, '(!V.
Mrs. Wm. Wagiv a, he-.. i: s. M..rvin
Vagner ami rdr. and M S"--v. V,'ar-'
it, Jr., went to Oran thi ; m. mag
a visit to roiative.-:.
Mrs. Sam Pett-rman Vill entertain
onight, Medames A. m. Rljortson,
i. Sibley, J. FerniM --g, Wm. Wessell, '
:v, J. V. Priest. '. V.'afiicr, Annie
dein and Miss I.imi.i
.Miss I la Hirsch of the (.'
Meg her sister, Mrs. Lkisk
no. is ViS
Kersiner. Mrs. George Heattie. Jr., who has
eon very sick, is improving.
Mairnus Demp-ey of the Cape, drove,
out last night to take his mother who
has been visit ing M-s. Sihaaucke
Mrs. Herman MueUor. Sr.. enter
tained yesterday in honor of Mrs.
Tiedcmann of St. Louis, and Mrs. Fa
d:r of the Cape, who have boon Mrs.
Mueller's guests for several days. The
ladies present were Mosdames Tiedc
mann of St. Louis, Schlmgbcin, Ra
der and Dempsey of the Cape, and
Wm. Paar, Wm. Schwartz. L.
A. Puis, Fred and J. G. Kies.
Dr. and Mrs.
Sample of Chaffee, i
who have been visiting the Doctor's !
parents at Pocahontas, passed through '
Jackson today on their way home. j
Alvin Boss, Henry Puis and Clyde
Yandivort went to Anna. lib, today.
Mrs. E. F. Eggiman and daughter i
of Chaffee, are visiting JTts. Eggi-
mann's mother, Mrs. B. Schwab,
A number of Lester Hobbs' friends
surprised him last nicht and helped
given by Mrs. George Bingenheimer
yesterday afternoon. Some who yjilt-
4 - ri"
Thousands of Satisfied Customers Have Attended
m m w
Ask your neighbors about the bargains they bought
examine them if you can realize the enormous
savings awaiting you
' ml nro tlr.;. -T. ll.nvks. J. X enmever.
: (Ic-ortv Dauirhertv and J. Dintren -
Mrs. Annie Limhaugh is visiting at
Mrs. Tiedcmann and Mrs. Rader.
who have been visiting in Jackson the
nast week, have returned to the Cane,
The wires in the Western Union
Telegraph office being out of com-
mission, Miss Loranmond Daley has
moved jior work to the oflice at the
Iron Mountain depot.
Wo are afraid this weather is really
too beautiful to last and tomorrow j .
:eing '"the dav after" the r k ction. will
.'aa !i: - i !r , a'.':-.
:';' - .
h-.y '.-: Jof'.Tso
.ovk with Seero-ar
i-Uie !rowY)mr U-i irii
mg frr St. Louie to vi;-'X h-'i
who is in tho Jewish hospit:
!. and ro
lioited nul so well ;aat nifht.
Ail-Souls' Day was duly r.-bserved
by hi-:;h ma-s i.i the Catim-i chin
Three little lads from school
gone McXeily, Horry
ss and Ren
Howard, will have a triple birthday
".t the home or Ifenrv
l'o5, tin's afternoon. The birthdays j
are not all on. this day; Kugone's being j
hast Saturday, Henry's today and ,
Ren's next Sunday. The boys have j
been celebrating together for several
years. Carlton Hoffmoistor will cha- j
pcrone the party. j
John Buerkle, Sr., had an operation '
performed on his eyes at St. Francis .
hospital in the Capo yesterday. Dr. ;
Gownt, who performed the operation, ;
says the old irentleman stood it well, '
but ft will require several days' time t
to determine whether it was success-!
ful or not. We truly hope Mr. Ruerk- !
le's eyesight will be restored.
R. B. Oliver is having repairs made
on his house on First South street.
We understand a Mr. Rirdenow has
rented the property.
Frankie Paar and Theodore Ade,
who have been visiting Adolf Kuell
mer in Su Louis, will return home to
day. Miss Francis MiMe entertained Miss
Flora Loos arid her brother, Elmer, of j
Murphy.shoi o, 111., at six o'clock din-!
! nor es;teiv!nv
i Ai-iMirr.,; tv,;- ,.m-; o i;t4i r
i at the home of Mr. and Mrs. "Duck"
Tho Ladies' Aid of the Evangelical
church meets with Mrs. Robert Hoff-
j mann Thursday afternoon.
i v,., T,a, ir.. .r i, :
j visiting relatives in Jackson.
j Frank Sniith of Sikeston, is in town.
While .Mrs. Patterson, colored, who
lives several miles south of town, was
visiting a sick neighbor vestordav.
t,;Pve., (.ntered her home and carried
iway quil. an amount of good things,
md canned , rud.-
ii.-.vr a ' ..
:e iafie i
A 11 -or I
v tl:e r:
..in "m '-e
e '(. !'o- Cahar.'oia yesterday to take
.. ;i r-..e agriculture.
Mr. and M-s. S.hwr.'-tT and son,
Molbert. Mrs. Fred Kies Jr., and Miss
Mary K'os, went to Jonesboro. 111., the
irin being made in Schwartz's auto.
Fred Clipnard is on the sick list.
Mosdames Wilson La Pierre, Her
man Mueller, Jr., and Rudy Wolters
spent yesterday at the Cape.
Marguerite Jaeger will entertain
with a Hallowe'en party tonight.
Mrs. J. J. Mayfiehl and son, Jessie
and Mrs. A. A. Mayfield of Sikeston,
are visiting the family of Emanuel
Miss Cora Daley has been called to
nurse Mrs. Otis Litzolfelner, who is
The Priest-Rehrens store is doing
a big business with cream. They are
now sending a car to Pocahontas, New
Wells and Shawneetown Tuesday and
Friday of each week; and beginning
next Monday, will send to Gordonville
and Oak Ridge, each Monday and
Thursday. AH cream is tested in sell
Mrs'. Will Hope and son, Carl, of
Charleston, arrived on a visit to Mr.
and Mrs. Howard of near Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schneider will
entertain at dinner ' tomorrow, Mrs.
j Wm. Schneider and daughter, Miss
Joe Durden's old son,
Will, is very sick with pneumonia.
Mrs. John McXally and children and
Mrs. G. Kurre visited at the Cape yes
AT;t, T n.,it ...
; ivhn Vi:ic hn i-;;t; , i
; nts. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. P.yrd, left ves-
I terday for Charleston where she will
bo thc UPPt of iIiss Marshall.
i Uur n,frtliaiU!i are preparing for
j their annual sales. J. Heinberg's
I sa,c' whi(h begins the 7th of Xovern-
her, will close one week later, and the
rriest-Bohrens, which also begins on
thc 7th, will continue for three weeks;
and will give us all a chance to win an
automobile, as that is the prize in an
individual contest. Sales people from
the Kansas City house, who have
j conducted two sales hero before, will
SU MINE SWEEPER
SUNK BY GERMAN Mi
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raped unstained while the British i
crui-vr ALmmoutli was sunk, (he crui- '
cr Good li-me put out of action a: al
ti'.e iruisir (ilasguw kith the Iranspio!
wtranto sent scurrying for shelter ia j
the neutral port of Talcahuano, who; !
the y arc bottled up by the Leipsic and '.
No British warship has arrived, s ;
fas are is known here, at any Chileaa j
pari, nor has any wreckage been found i
on the coast. The only information
reaching the British legation here
conies from German sources.
It is certain that the Scharnhorst.
the Gneisenau and the Neurnberg ar
rived safely at Valparaiso, though
somewhat the worse for their encount
er with the Britishers.
One report has it that the Glasgow,
badly damaged, arrived in Coroncl
Bay, while the Otranto escaped to
Puerto Montt. It has been impossible
An determine the exact movements of
these two vessels since the nava! ac
tion. The battle occurred in a heavy sea.
The Germans opened fire at six miles j
and for a time all the British shots
fell short. Later when they got with
ing range their guns scored a few hits
and the casualties among the German
crews were said to consist of a half
dozen wounded. The German fire is
described as excellent, though at the
long range it required 400 hits to put
the Britishers out of the fisht.
The Scharnhorst and Gneisenau
came from Australia, calling on Oct.
II at Easter Island, where they took
on a large quantity of provisions.
British jnail steamers in Chileftn wa
ters are sailing under the protection
of Chilean torpedo boat destroyers.
i DEMOCRATS HOLD
HOUSE AND GAIN
IN U.S. SENATE
Majority In Upper Branch Of
Congress Swells From Ten
f MANY GOVERNORS ARE
WON BY REPI RLICANS
Woman Suffrajjc l.usos Badly in
Six States But Wins in
Washington, Nov. 1 Complete re-
turns from almost al! of the Congrrs
p. j sional districts in the United States
f ! Kimv Ihf Demoernt s Iimv. I
pj j - i in ui f r lit
r jority of twenty-seven over all other
s i parties in the House of I-presenta-
tives, anil a plurality of thirty-seven
over the Republicans.
The line up in the House is :
Democrats; 1!4 Republicans; 1 Social
ist; 8 Progressives; I Independent. In
the Senate the Democrats have in
creased theirm majority from ten
to sixteen, as follows: Democrats .";;
Republicans ",9 and Progressives 1.
The Republican avalanche of yes
terday was talked over today in a con
ference and his cabinet. The Presi
dent maintained an absolute silence as
to public expression over the election.
President Wihton was at his desk
early today and spent several hours
going over the returns with his secre
tary and Thomas Pence, Secretary of
the Democratic National Committee.
The President was especially inter
ested in the returns from Illinois, ard
expressed disappointment over the ap
parent defeat of Roger Sullivan.
Latest returns indicate that Lawrence
Y. Shrman has been re-elected United
States Senator from Illinois by about
5,000. Joseph G. Cannon, W. R. Mc
Kinley and W. A. Rodenberg, Repub
licans, have been elected to Congress.
Reports from California show Gov
ernor Johnson swept the State for re
election. James D. Thelan. Demo-
: cratic candidate for United States
; Senator, has won over J. R. Know-
land, Republican, with Francis Honey
; a distant third. The anti-prize tight
: amendment apparently has carried by
' a large majority. The indications are
that the eight hour and prohibition
wove defeated hv voto
Ti, x t-.-i.:..- r .
' mn Unt oo ooo u,. ., u i
the wets in Colorado. Roth sides arr
! claiming victory in Colorado.
Woman Suffrage lost in Missouri.
Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota and
Nebraska, but won in Montana.
E. L. Phillipp, Republican, has 1 n
elected Governor of Wisconsin.
Robert L. Williams, Democrat, ap
parently has been elected Governor of
Oklahoma, but the race is close.
Gov. James M. Cox of Ohio, today
conceded his defeat and sent a tele
gram of congratulations to Frank R.
Gov. Walsh, Democrat, has been
re-elected in Massa hi: sol ' s.
R. It. Reeckman. Republican, has
r-a 'Tied Rhode ! dar,d.
Arthur Caoper, R'-pi.blit an. aiema
io have btTti eh ct'd O'Verno.- of Kan
sas. James Withycotabe. Ropubliean. has
been elected Governor of Oregon.
R. II. Spauldine;, Republican, swept
New Hampshire for Governor.
L. R. Hanna. Republican, has bean
re-elected in North Dakota, eanyirg
the whole state ticket with him.
.Martin G. Brumbaugh. Republican,
has boon elected Governor of Penr.syi
sylvania, and Senator Penrose has de
feated A. M. Palmer by 200.000.
Thomas G. Rye, Democrat, has suc
ceeded Ren W. Hooper as Governor of
CHANGES ITS CAPITAL
Cause of Removal to Puebla Not Given
In An Official Report.
El Paso, Tex., Nov. 4 The constitu
tional provisional government, with its
Cabinet members and archives was
moved today to Puebla, where Gen.
Carranza has been for several days,
said an official report received today
from Mexico Citv.
The cause of the change of the Gov.
emment seat was not given.
COPPER KING. STRICKEN
AFTER VOTING DIES
Saratoga, N. Y., Nov. 4 F. August
Heinze, the copper king, died early
tonight at the home of Judge Nash in
Rockwood. He came here yesterday
to vote and was stricken shortly after
leaving the polling booth.
The physicians pronounced his ail
ment as cirrhosis of the liver. He.
continued to grow worse and died be
fore his relatives could reach his bod
side. Heinze was 4S years old.