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THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD. OCTOBER 17, 1918.
"Even if it is true that the Kaiser has surrendered, that
doesn't make it any less important that this loan should be
subscribed. It has to be, because we spent most of this
money before we asked for it."
W. G. M'ADOO,
Secretary of the Treasury.
will be glad to loan the money to any one with which to buy
bonds at six per cent interest. See us at once.
THE CAMPAIGN CLOSES NEXT SATURDAY,
APPLE PIE IS SKY
HIGH AT CAPITAL
CONSUMERS COMPLAIN ABOUT
THE DRIFT OF THE COST
tin HEWS IN BRIEF
W. H. Brooke, uperintendent of
the bridge and building department
of the Frisco was here from Chaffee
on business yesterday.
Emory Dale of Delta was here yes
terday looking for the Frisco physi
cian and expected to go on to the
company hospital at St. Louis.
William Suedekum of near Dotch
town was in the city trading and
trafficing yesterday morning.
Tony Job of Advance was a Cape
Girardeau visitor yesterday About
alP that was going on in Advance
was the talk of getting the Kaiser,
Mr. Job said. Influenza had not rea
ched there yet he stated.
Mrs. Chris Sanders returned yes
terday from Chaffee, where she has
been employed for two weeks in the
home of Judge Vickery as nurse.
Judge Vickery has been seriously Vi
for a good while.
Joe Scherer, a wealthy farmer and
business man of New Hamburg was
m the city on business yesterday.
Paul, the 7 months-old son of Wal
ter Frenzel has been very sick but is
Mrs. K. B. Oliver has returned
home from St Luke's hospital in St
Louis, where she has been taking
X 1 A. .
iraaimem ior several weeKs. and is
very much improved in health.
Messres Sanders, Nenninger and
Alabrey have returned from their
hunting and fishing trip to Mingo.
Mrs. Harry Killough and chTd are
the guests of Rev. W. W. Killough
and family at 1417 Themis street.
Her husband is a son of Rev.. Kil
lough and is a captain in the medical
corps. He is now in New York and
expects to be sent- to France before
Mrs. C. E. Tinsley returned home
yesterday morning from a sojourn of
several weeks for her health at Fort
Mrs. Patrick Frissell and baby ar
rived here yesterday from Loanoke,
Ark., to visit her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Houck
Miss Mayme Juden arrived here
yesterday afternoon from St. Louis to
visit home fof.ks a week or two. She
h employed in a store at St Louis.
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Albert bpradlmg won a judgment
of ?75 m Squire Kage's court yester
day against Charles Horman of Al
lenville. Spradling brought sui t to
collect a fee for acting as Horman's
attorney several years ago. The suit
in which he was attorney for Horman
was one in which R. W. Groves of Al
lenvaie Drought against Horman to
recover town lots which originally
were owned by Mrs. Groves, there
being many such suits there. Sprad
ling won the suit but never received
his fee. Several lawyers were called
Get Your Hsali at th
a iplendid place to eat We ahraye
erve the best
Tat our home made plea,
Drink our delicious coffee
W. A. White moved to his new
house near the west end of the Rock
levee road 'yesterday. Mr. White
bought 1400 acres of land from Louis
Houck several months ago and has
just completed a new house on the
Leon David, wife and little boy,
arrived here Wednesday from Bir
mingham, Ala., for a visit with his
mother, Mrs. Annie Daniels, of 327
South Frederick street It is his
first visit home to see his mother
for five years and she was overjoyed
to see hire. Mrs. David was here a
year ago last June. Mrs. David will
remain here a month, but Mr. David
expects to go back to his work in
ten dayB or two weeks.
Mr, David has lived at Birming
ham for about five years and is
prospering at his trade of boiler
maker for the A. G. & S. He owns
a nice home in a suburban town and
has a cow, chickens and a garden.
They left Birmingham last summer
and went to Philadelphia where he
was employed in a government ship
yard, but the climate did not agree
with their baby which became sick
as soon as they got there and she
was compelled to leave while he
worked on for six months. Mrs.
David is a native of Birmingham and
a typical southern woman. Leon
was reared in Cape Girardeau.
FARMERS ISSUE A
REPORT ON KUSS
THIRTY MEN SIGN AGREEMENT
NOT TO ASSOCIATE WITH
Farmers living in the Campster
school district yesterday issued a
formal statement, announcing that
they had unanimously agreed to boy
cott Henry Kuss, the farmer on the
Bloomfield road, who refused to buy
bonds. They agreed not to associate
with him again because he has failed
to display a proper interest in the
United States Government in its
prosecution . of the war. The state-1
ment, issued yesterday follows:
We, the undersigned residents of
Campster SchooA District, agree to
have no further social or business re
lations with Henry Kuss and wife for
the reason that they refused to buy
Liberty Bonds to the credit of Camp
ster School District
We further wish to notify any ten
ant or future tenant of said Kuss
and wife, that we will not assist in
threshing wheat or other work on tire
farm of said Henry Kuss and wife.
J. F. Schwab.
G. J. Keller.
T. H. Lewis.
J. B. Crites.
George Lambert '
H. J. Schwepker.
John L. James.
T. J. Ca raker.
E. D. Crites.
John A. Will.
F. W. Will.
Geo. A. Kirchdoerfer.
H. P. Siemers.
J. a Wilson.
All members of the B. P. O. Elks
Lodge No. 639 are requested to meet
(By J. E. JONES)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 15.
The great Virginia apple crop is
coming to market, and Washington
war workers are making raids upon
the apple pie counter. A good many
of the girls from "the old home
town" remember the days when the
neighbors used to send in an apple
pie and thought no more of it than
do the heroic kittle stenogs who now
divide their chewing gum with their
chums.For chewing gum in Washing
ton is as common as chiggers in Mis
sissippi, and as respectable as grape
juice m Jjincom, .Nebraska, even
though it is six cents a package on
many snow cases. At tne restaur
ants where they still have a bill-of-
fare apple pies have attained the
commercial dignity of being listed at
ten cents per cut while in the more
magnificent establishments, where
"menus" tell the order of the day, the
prices are from fifteen to thirty
cents; thus raising the price of the
baker's product from sixty cents in
cheap places to one dollar and eighty
cents for one pie of six standardized
cuts in swell hotels.
Now, good juicy apple pies are sup
posedly made principa?ly of apples,
and it is a pretty mess when the
contents spread between the crusts
made of a few cents worth of white
flour, treated to a varnish of real
American lard, is put on the counter
for human patriots to eat at the pres
ent high rate of purchase, Apple
pies have advanced several hundred
per cent since those days when you
could get a glorious golden-brown
piece of pie for a nickel aj; a swel,'
restaurant However, pies have per
manently abandoned the five cent
zone a price left for only a' few
things that one has to purchase. The
sugar for apple pies used to sell at
twenty pounds for a dollar; but, even
though sugar is now so scarce that
everybody is economizing on it, it re
fuses to recognize the ancient nicke
a pound schedule. American white
flour, American lard, and American
spices have shot upwards in com
mercial scale, and have added their
own particular evidence to the claims
of the man at the bakery, and the
man at the pie counter against un
limited supplies of pis at "popular
The American people have been
putting up their money at a rate that
has surprised even themselves. Then
is no limit to what they will do to
support the Government in war time
But, now that it has been pointed out
that from seven to eight months have
been lost in airplane production, it i
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nvi, nuipnwng mai mere is a good
deal of bitter disapproval. It is sug
gestea that in mere money we .lost
half a billion dollars on airpTane mis
calculation, and one of the leading
newspapers of the country comments
that "we have not so many half bi
lions to bow in as we thought we hat:
a year ago.
ie ouciausc proeram 13 verv
on Friday, October 18, for the pur
pose of conducting the funeral of
Brother J. A. Hawkins.
A. M. SPRADLING, E. K
"This is the time for America to correct
her unpardonable fault of wastefulness
and extravagance." Woodrow Wilson.
Extravagant use of the telephone is wasteful.
It is wasteful of the man-power and woman-pow
er of the nation.
Women are taking the places of men called to
the colors and it is becoming increasingly difficult
to get a sufficient number of competent women to
handle the ever-increasing number of telephone
It is a situation for the telephone subscriber to
consider. They can help:
By refraining from making unneccessary calls;
By prohibiting younger people, clerks and ser
vants in their homes from using the telephone for
By reducing the length of conversations to not
over FIVE MINUTES; and
By always referring to the Telephone Directory
for the correct number.
This practical assistance will keep lines of com
munication open and enable your telephone compa
ny to give urgently needed service.
Cape Girardeau Telephone Compan
at the Elks Building at 1:00 p. m.f much in evidence in Washington and
the country will hear more about
as time goes on. It has been liken
ea to what the Duke of Wellington
called "a revolution by due course of
law, and since all political engage
ments of the Socialists appear to loo
toward this kind of an economical
end, the consequences, as they bring
about the confusion of property with
privilege, are well worth heedine. In
the fall elections the Socialistic idea
which doesn't amount to a hamstring
when it flies under its own colors, but
which is potential when put forward
by leaders in the two old parties, is
Deing roisted upon the country. It is
up to the American public to do its
own solid thinking concerning the
great problems that are to be met by
the next Congress, and there should
De a Vigorous USe Of tflA fraraHor in
exterminating the preachments that
The sign posts of modern progres-
siveness thought have been posted
conspicuously by the Government
and the policy toward the country
could not possibly be fairer and more
uoerai. uncle Sam guarantees to
protect capital, industry, securities,
credit labor, agriculture, and every
known condition that affects human
life. Some of the war measures
have resulted in Government rnntml
and operation for the period of the
war. The legislation and regulation
m each instance as enacted specifies
that this form of procedure, neces
sary during the war period, shall
terminate when the country returns
to a peace basis. The politicians all
know this but some of them can't see,
end others do not want to see that
Patent Medicines, Toilet Articles, Drug
Sundries, Syringes, Hot Water Bottles
in fact, everything in our stock has
been marked down, and for 10 days
beginning October 1 6th every article
which formerly sold at $1.00 will be
sold at 80c; every 50c article will be
sold at 40c, and every 25c article will
be sold at 20c.
Here is your chance to save money on
drugs and drug sundries during the next
LeGear's and International Stock and
Poultry Foods, in pails, at $2.50.
Until October 25th, inclusive, every article goes
at a greatly reduced price, at
Vorbeck-Oofaogme Drug Co.,
631 Good Hope Street.
by which the country was so speedily
nut upon a war footing There is a
cheap jingle to the socialization agi
tation, and a coterie of politicians, in
the National Capital, with Socialis
tic minds, are trying to make it ap
pear that they are "radically progres
sive," whereas they are simply "radi
cal," and their speeches read very
much like what one finds in the
writings of Eugene V. Debs, Meyer
London, Victor Berger and others
who belong to that discredited school
MAKE DELTA VISIT
Emory Dale, a resident of the town
of Delta, who was in the city yester
day, said that a crowd of people af
flicted with Spanish Influenza were in
the depot there for several hours
The victims of the disease got off
the northbound Cotton Belt passen
ger train which arrives at Delta at
1 o'clock and went to the depot to
await other trains, he said. There
were 13 in all and some of them were
quite sick. The waiting room of the
depot is a small place and all were
crowded together, somelying on
floors and in other positions.
It is said that they were from
Campbell and other places on the
Cotton Belt. They were at work m
the cotton fields and other places' and
when the epidemic struck Campbell so
many became sick it was hardly pos
sible for all to receive attention,
They were trying to get home, where
they could be better cared for it is
We are now fully
equipped to do your
TRAT ORS and
To the Holders of 4 Bonds of the First
liberty Loan Converted, and 4 Bonds of
the Second Liberty Loan.
"The privilege of conversion which arose in con
sequence of the issue of 4 bonds of the Third Lib
erty Loan will expire on November 9th,
and under existing law can not be ex
tended or renewed. Holders of these 4 bonds
lose nothing by exercising the privilege of conver
sion and gain H interest per annum. Holders of
4 bonds should not wait until the last moment to
exercise the privilege of conversion, but should do
so promptly. Delay will result in overburdening
the banking institutions of the country and the
Treasury Department by making it necessary to
handle all conversions at the last moment, and may
result in the loss of the privilege of conversion al
together. W. G. McAdoo."
Capital and Surplus $600,000.00.
We Solicit your patronage.
We Strive to Serve
the processes of reconstruction are
I sure to be as radical as the methods