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CAPE GIRARDEAU TIUBTJNE, CA PE GIRARDEAU, MO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1M8.
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Two Fake Slogans!
Washington, D. C, October 23
Two fake slogans are being put in cir
culation by the Democrats to influ
ence votes in the November elections.
One of these is "Vote the Democrat
ic ticket and stand by the President."
The other, a more euphonious catch
word, "Win with Wilson;" is getting
wider, circulation.
Both campaign cries are fakes, just
as the slogan, "He kept us out of
war" imposed on part of the electorate
in the last presidential campaign.
The Democrats, with unexampled
affronters, are trying to "repeat" on
their performance of two years ago.
The people, however, are aware of the
fallacy of this second attempt and will
not be imposed upon again by false
or deceptive catchy phrases.
The Democrats, with their new fake
slogans, imply that the citizen can not
be patriotic unless he votes for Dem
ocratic Congressional candidates in
November.
The public, however, can not be
fooled again by such political maneu
vers, for the voter is fully. aware that
it was not Democratic but Republican
support of the President that put
through the selective service act, the
declaration of war against the Hun,
and the other great war measures, and
thathe Democratic House and Senate
leaders failed their cheif in support of
the war bills.
The fact is patent to all that the Pres
ident has been greatly hampered in
his management of the war by the
principal leaders of his own party in
Congress, and the main opposition to
his war policies has come from within
his own party.
Speaker Champ Clark left his high
seat to fight the draft law on the
House floor. Democratic Leader
Kitchin strenuously opposed the draft
law. Representative Dent, Democrat
ic Chairman of the House Military
Committee, opposed the draft. The
parallel could be drawn much further
among the Democrats in House and
Senate.
If the Democrats had any regard for
the facts their slogan would be "Vote
for Republican members of Congress
if you want the President supported
in the war."
THE REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL-CGMM1HEE
I
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TROOP SUPPLIES !
3 MONTHS AHEAD
Army Could Get Along for 90
Days If Not Another Pound
Went Over. ; , .
1ST STOCK IN RESERVE
Held in Miles of Warehouses Extend
ing From the Coast inland to ths
Fighting Line Daily De
liveries Made.
Tours. The American army in Eu
rope could be fed and clothed and all
its creature comforts looked after for
three months if not another pMiud of
supplies was secured. This was tho
statement made here by officers of the
arnty quartermaster's department,
which directs this mammoth work of
supplies.
It gives an idea of the vast s'ock
of reserve resources stored in the
iniles of warehouses stretching from
the coast inland to the f?Titin.i; line,
and it is a comforting assurance, too,
that tins huge reserve will Le kept
up throu.rh the coining winter period,
s- that the American soldier's warmth,
as well as his food and clothing, will
be fuily looked after.
Some Big Jc'o.
It is a huge undertaking to food a
million men even for a single day a
million men scattered to a thousand
points. In trowhc, on battlefields and
camps, along .".00 miles of front and for
a depth of 500 miles. And when ro
added housing and clothing and the
period is extended through the win
ter months of cold and frost, with the
prospect that another i.-iilliou or two
of men may he headed this way before
ion? with these eleiiu-nts one gets
some idea of the magnitude of the
supply problem fur a million or more
men.
Here at the center of the system,
where the receipts are roguhded and
the distribution made, there was an
opportunity of learning rnsie of the
details of how the system operates.
In the fond branch nhv-ie it takes
over -1,000,000 KHinds of food every
day to feed the army. This prodi
gious daily consumption, of food em
braces i,0vl pounds of llour baked
into a million pounds of bread every
day, S7",000 pounds of fesh beef,
S7.(K)0 pounds of pot aloes 200,000
pounds of sugar and 12r,000 pounds of
tomatoes. The pepper and alt for a
single day is 42.00 pounds.
Army coffee is roasted at the rate
of 70,000 poinds a day, and it takes
20,000 pounds of solidified hleohol t3
cct'k this coffee through the month.
The beef is the bulkiest product
upfd ca'-h day, and occupies a daily
space of -in.OOO cubic feet, or about
the dimensions of a business block, of
; .iiid meat. I'lour comes next, requir
ing 2.HH cubic feet of daily space,
a '.id potatoes ai-oiit the same.
A Few Dsily Items.
Th -e are e.:ly a few of ilv? main
H tits, i'.ur th list Hi.::; all through
the many roo iireMents of ihe over
sea army ration, with vast quantities
ia each easo. Here are souk- of the
oth.-r daily items: IV; con, 22.",tiOt!
pounds; beans, 7.xl0 pounds; roe,
p.-rmds; onions 2."0.m) pon?r.ls ;
evaporated fruit, 70."O poitnos; ".),
7'. . pounds; milk, ;"tf) poind;
vinegar, -!'),H. .:r.nds ; lard, 40.000
l.i:tm!; butter, ;;iW0 rounds; syrup,
Will) pounds.
These being included tu Iho over
sea ration, every o.ie of Ihe million
men is entitled to his fail allowance,
a. ;d it must go forward' Ut him w'u-r-o'-or
he is. 'o that best ies the vast
daily slock thciv is the qi!c.M--n of
unfailing daily delivery, first by rail
ways and camion trains, and then to
the individual soldier.
IJesMes this 4.000.000 pounds of food
moving forward dai'y to the troops,
each man carries with him two day
cineruein.v ration. ? pounds to the man,
atUHbrnal o,000,i0' pounds of food
for an army of a million men. Of the.
emergency ration, carried on the hack,
there is outstanding every day 2.0oV
000 pound.; of corned b. -ef and 2.GT0.
000 pour.cls of hardtack, ;;0f,UW) pound.-:
of sugar, t2,.".0;) pound ; of coffee, 20.
COU pounds of s:ui, and 50U.4n pou'ids.
of solhliricJ alcohol for he;.ti:gaud
cooking while or. liiartl..
LINUS MORTON
WOUNDED IN FRANCE MAN
IS AUTO MAN WHO HIT
TO GIVE BOND
Fruit land Youth I In Hospital,
His Nurse Writes To His
Mother
Linus Morton, son of II r. and Mrs.
Pink Morton of Fruitland was wound
ed in action in France recently and
is now in a hospital in France and
totting along all right. This infor
mation was received ednesday by his
mother in a letter written by the
nurse at the hospital where he is con
valescing. Linus is one of the eight young
men form the couny who volunteer
ed for service before the first draw
ing of I lie names in tho selective
service draft. He received his train
ing at Camp Funston and has been in
France several months. This group of
ight were a fine, sturdy lot of
American young men and Linus was
I'm biggest and huskiest one of the
bunch.
KOY ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS
ANOTHER IN THE LEG!
Willis Marshall, Of Charleston,
Writes To Judge Wilier He
Will Appear In Conrt
Herbert Gaehring,N lG-ycar old
chafTeur for I. B. Miller's Ice Cream
Factory accidentally shot IG-ycar old
Al. Ilerbst in the leg with a :vA
gun between Cape and Jackson Tues
day morning. While c:i -e road t
Jackson they flopped to shoot squir
rels in a forest at the edge of the
road. (loch ring shot at one and thesi
loaded up and turned ijuickly to live
at another which his compan;on dis
covered in another direction. The
hammer caught in his sweater when
he turned the weapon and was acci
dentally ii. chan-i d. Hcibst was
r'toi in the leg, th load making a cir
ililni' wound alM t c.n inch in u'srr.ter.
The iniury is r.et considered vciy ser
ious.
Willis Marshal of Charleston noti
fied Justice of the Peace Wilier that
that he would waive his pre
liminary hearing which was to
hae been held before Mr. Wilier on
Tcesday and would furnish bond,
which was fixed at $200, for his ap
pearance at circuit court.
Marshall is accused of the felon-
ious act ci leaving the scene of an
automobile accident without giving
his name and other facts as required
by law. The prosecuting witness is
W. D. Mastens a dairyman, living
three miles west of thc. city. He al
legss that Marshal ran his actomobile
into his, Masters wagon, Sunday
week, throwing him out and injuring
his hip and" leg and demolishing his
wagon and left without stopping to
lend assistance or to give his name,
car number and address.
A warrant was obtained for Mar
shall under the name of "Judge"
Marshal. It was learned that this
was on'y a "nick" name, his right
name being Willis.
Commercial Supply of Fats
and Oils Other Than Retail '
Stocks in U.S. July, 1,1918
Stocks of fata and olla in commercial
channels, other than retail' stocks, as
reported to the United States depart
ment of agriculture ia the comprehen
sive food survey for July' 1.1918 were
as follows: Lard, 114,633,782 pounds;
lard compounds (Including substitutes
other than purely yegetable" substi
tutes), 50,410,780 pounds; solid vege
table cooking fats, 42,638,551 pounds ;
oleo stock, oleo oil and edible tallow,
30,770,747 pounds; cottonseed oiL 41,
718,074 gallons; olive oil, 901,995 gal
lons; peanut oil, 4,839,931 gallons;
corn oil, 2.S91.457 gallons.
The figures given above include
stocks actually reported as on hand by
manufacturers, storage houses an,
wholesale dealers, and also quantitu ;
reported as in transit from the
stores. The stocks of retail dealer -.
as reported for Jnly 1, VJ1S, are not .
eluded, since these reports are i-tili :
process of being tabulated. Ia a
lar survey made by the department i"
January 1, 191?, the retail Stocks to:
stituted the following percentages
the total cotniULTcial stocks of t.
commodities here co:i-.i h rod : c .
20.3 per cent; lard t;u:o:.v-s.
per cent; solid vegeiub!.- ,v.!:Ui. fa:
2S.9 per cent; oleo stoc. i.h-o oil ..
edible tallow.
per coot ; t. .
oil. 2.5 per cent; olive c.-,
cent; peanut oil, 4.S pc s-onr.
In thecase of lard and lar! .v:
pounds, the stocks reported - : -i
on July 1, 1918, were sli-iiK'v h -i
the corresponding stocks i.;r .
1917, the percentages being : i a..
9S.4. respectively. The loo.i : i o
oleo stock, oleo oil and edible .oov
were 875 per cent of the.--; '
year earlier. The greatest deer.' .so :
noted in the case of olive oil, wh-ro th
holdings on July 1, 1918, were o- I
35.S per cent of the holdings for JV.ly
1, 1917. In the case of the four re
maining commodities, thc stocks re
ported represent an increase over'th
corresponding stocks of a year earlier,
the percentage of Increase being rs
follows : Solid vegetable cooking fats,
14.5 per cent; cottonseed oil, &2,ptr
cent; peanut oil, 194.8 per cent; corn
oil, per cent.
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TO THE
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VOTERS
County.
YANKEE BAPTIZED ON A RUN
MaJs Crap iain Hurcy Eecausa He
Vaniesi tc- Catch Up With
His Ccmpaiy.
With the Auiorioan Array at the
JIarne. A long line of dust-covered
Taftkoes were pushing their way
throtuh a s-lun-ba.ierod village near
Chateau-Thierry toward a ridge of
hills from which came the rumble of
artillery fire. At a crossroads they
came upon a chaplain, waiting beside
a brokon-duwa sidecar. One of the
doughboys fell out of line and walked
rapid'v up to the crossroads.
"Say, Chaplain, baptize me quick,
will you?" he urged. "We'll be in the
line to-night!
The chaplain walked away from the
sidecar. ' .
'Do you believe" he began.
'"Yes, sir; I believe everything !;' in
terjected th3 boy; "but I've get to
-atch my company. Can't you make it
lukk?"
In less than a minute the ceremony
was over aad he was rusting rp the
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I Only two weeks remain until you will be called upon to go to the polls and select
S the officials to serve you, and it is our intention to present in this space, on oiuciwit
in ho tci thhpst interests of the State, of the County, and
f. tic j' C, tllW ItOJUliO Iljr lb ill" "
I c ir DnnnKUfin f?-l'At mi NnvpiTiber 5.
(jl yuaiocii, lu uppJ. tuc icpuuiiv.au i-i' v -
v.at ra r-u 4.n faonnf tii im nf nnr Cniintv candidates. They are men who
iUUU) VV L: VVlOll LKJ JiOUt AiW.axAx. wj w
rijftVwnt nlnrp; and Dositions, public or pnvate.
P UdVC UCCH LllCti dkiKX JJ1ULU "A uuiv-ivni. ,... i
H Here are the names:
Ft liepnCHtiilive in the LejMatnre:
GEORGE FRITZ S1EMERS.
The preheat Recorder of Deeds.)
For Presiding County Judue:
WILLIAM PAAR,
( Tie present Presiding Judge. )
For Count; Judge, First District:
PHILIP C. KAtiTEN,
Candidate for re-election.
For Count Judge, Second District:
G. JACOB KELLER,
Candidate for re-election.)
For Countg Clerk:
B LUC HER SPERLING,
Candidate for second term.)
For Circuit Ckrl:
CHAS. B. JAEGER,
Never held county off ee: at present Justice
of the Peace and Collector of Water and
Light Rates, Jaclson.)
For Common Pleas Clerk:
FRED A. KAGE,
Former Sheriff and Mayor of Cape Girardeau.
For Recorder of Deeds.
FRED H. SCIIRADER,
Bookkeeper in Cape Countg Savings
Bank and former Deputy Assessor.
For Collector:
GEORGE II. MEYER,
Served as City Collector of Cape Girardeau.
For Probate Judge:
DAVID B. HAYS,
Attorney at Jackson.
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I We recommend thesemen, everyone of them, worthy of the confidence of the'voters
i3 a d- Vioir ciinnrvrt nf them.
fi auti uorv iiiii ""fjf- - -
Ithe REPUBLICAN COUNTY COMMITTEE.
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