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CAPE GIRARDEAU TRIBUNE. CA PE GIRARDEAU, MO., FRIDAY, OCTOBKE 2.'t 191S
HOMES SCARE VIC
TIMS BUT GET LITTLE
ROBBERS! ROBBERS! ROBBERS!
The talk of the town is about the army of robbers that
seems to have been turned loose on our people. The only
safe plan in order to be secure against their depredations
is to rent a First National Safety Deposit Box and put your
valuables in it.
The cost is only $1.50 per year.
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
Ilernard Vosagc of the Tilsit
) :rhborhool was here part of- last
v.j-k and part of this gating an en
gine l-epaired at the Schmittzehe Ma
chine shops on South Sprigg street.
Harry Knight of Sprigg street was
removed to St. Francis Hospital Sun
day for treatment for stomach and
George. Jones of Chaonia. Wayne
County, was brought to the hospital
Judge Seldon D. Sencer, the Re
publican nom!nee for U. S. Senator
passed through here last Friday on
on his way to Marble Hill to com
mence his interrupted itinerary of
speech making. He had quite a few
dates for the last part of the week
which were cancelled on account of
Some of the hotels and boarding
houses in the city were nonplused
and apparently a little bit vexed re
cently when the suprar bowl failed to
appar upon the board as usual. They
were Inclined to feel that they were
the victims of unnecessary economy
Saturday night for treatment for ty- until they learned the reason for the
Sam Vancil of Fornfelt said there
were three leaths from influenza at
Fornfelt and vicinity Sunday but
that the situation was getting bet
ter as a general thing. Mrs. Arnold,
wife of the Ancell merchant, was
one of the number. Another was a
Mis. Morgan of Fornfelt.
Elmer Kinder, a sawmill man of
Perkins, and John Hampton of the
same town were in the city on busi
Mrs. G. W. Bahn was notified Mon
day that her niece, Miss Hermina
Bahn, was dead at her heme at Fast
en. Influenza caused her death. She
formerly lived in this city.
Architect W. F. Parlow went to St.
Iouis Monday to spend several days
there on business.
Dr. W. E. Yount went to Parma
lat week to assist in tha care of the
influenza cases there. He returned
Sunday after being there two or three
days. He is an officer of the medical
coj-ps and was sent there by com
manding officer at St. I.ouis.
Henry Mack? of Gordonville
brought his mother-in-law, Mrs.
Ueleke, to the city Tuesday to wait
n her'son Otto UeleVe of 1017 Wil-
retii'ement of the saccharine vessel.
The National Food Administration
has sent out the following recom
memndations regarding the conserva
tion of sugar to hotels, restaurants,
boarding houses ar-d merchants and
recommends its adoption by private
Sugar bowls should not be placed
upon tables in the dining room.
Before sugar is served the waiter
or waitress hou'.d always ask the pa
tron whether he wishes sugar and if
so what kind.
For eofFeo or tea, hot or iced, two
half lumps only or their equivalent
in some other form of pressed or
other sugar to each erson is allowed.
For cereal or fruit, one teaspoon
ful only or granulated or powdered
sugar or its equivalent pr person.
If a patron orders cereal and fruit no
mo iv than one tablepsoonful should
be served for both.
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Miss Lillian Roberson departed
Tuesday for Lorctto, Ky., to become
a nunn in the Loretto order. She is
a daughter of the late G. C. Rober
son. Edward Nealy writes his brother-in-law,
Tony Hoh'er that he has ar
rived in France and is feeling fine.
He was in a St. Louis draft several
Dr. C. E. and Mrs. Schuehert mo
tored to Redbird, 111., Tuesday to
spend a few days with relatives.
They were accompanied by Mrs. Jno.
Schuchert and daughter, Miss Mollie.
Frank Asa, banker of Advance, was
in the city on business yesterday.
A boy about 15 or 17 years of age
got off the Poplar Bluff train Wed
esday morning sufi'ering with pneu
monia. As soon as it was seen he
sick the police took charge of him
and took him to the city hall where
he was placed in the woman's ward
for treatment. A doctor who was
called said- ho was ill wnh pneu-
(Continued from Page 1.)
guest for the night, Claud Cb.vk,
found their pantaloons in the yard the
next morning, with the joint sum of i
three dollars gono from their pockets.
The home of W. H. Lalumcndier,
at H21 Dellvue, was not slighted
Thursday night.. The burglar and
his flashlamp were heard and seen
but frijrhtrred away before ho eou'd
The bursrlar or bursrlars we re. if
anything, more active Frday night j
than on the night b-fore. When Mar- j
tin and Edwin Hennccke. of 210 South j
Ellis, got up Saturday morning they!
found their trousers out in the yard j
and thn fin:.:iciai contents of thei
pock.:t:-, about 18. gone. They wei-eil
slecp;ng scend and didn't know ary-JI
thing about the rollers entering thM!
house until morning. (
August WaVlman, of South Sprigg.
was aroused by a light flashed into a j
window at 2:20 Saturday morning..'
When he .lumped up and yelled ihe'
burglar ran away. The Waldman fam-i
ily lat?r saw four men meet nari
their house and go away together, it
is reported. The bunch woie sup-,
nosed to have been members of aj
gang of robbers.
Miss Patsy Thomas was fright' nod
out of a year';; growth at 2:'1') when! 3
a lij:ht that looked as bit and bright J
as a searchlight from a baLtleship ' j
was tuined on her face fio:n an o;vmi j
window a few feet away. Miss Thorn-' j
as said she scrc-ar.icd so loud that her I
terror-stricken cry was heard by : j
neighbors across the stivet. She ncv-jj
er saw a thin,? but the light and nr
hoard the least sound she said. !
At about 2:30 Casey Ransom uvA '
iamiiy oi i.iooii Hop? street, wir
disturbed by some one trying to ;i
i ji . ...
.ych. tn? up;ir-sto;y outS!lc. !:ir:j
reached by a stairvay on th" outfit!". j
Mr. Hanson rot his rcrolver but pio-!
eroded cautiously, thinking tho robber-! j
was prooably m the house When t:r; ,
burglar found his pi-esenco
known ho ran down th s!ens.
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His name is raid to be Fred across tho ftj0:t an,J (ioJvn alley,' j
d he is supposed to be hjme-j le2,-iR rc:th; Vo.fcom.m Pear-n j .
15 Main Street, CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO.
Fr in and
less. A nci-se has been engaged tojv'ho as paying a visa to that T:ut;
T . j a. t ' :ii " . 1- 4 1 C : . n . mi r. v . niri nui sir friir.nit
fluenza. i pourdop M?untrig sino'i -sjk pun
JudOT Wilier assessed a fin? of one MK jo uos isaiiuno.S 'jautria ioq
dollar and the costs to a ChaiTee wo
man for giving a check to a Cape
(lirardeau merchant, M. Samuels,
that was protested and came back
'larked 'no funds.' The lady paid
dv? fine and also settled the bill,
which was for $20, with the mer
chant. She claimed that she did not
know that she was overdrawing her;
Ligo Richmond of Advanve was a
visitor to Cape Girardeau Tuesday
Word lias been received from Pvt.
'aul G. Chappel that he has been
vrade a corporal and will leave for
i-'rance soon. Taul is now located
n New York.
W7hilc on a visit to St. Louis Mrs.
"'e5ie Gore of 221 Nort . Lhorimier
reot became ill with influenza. A
Iter to her folks here Wednesday
ited that she was a little better
i still quite ill.
Judge Edward D. Hays wen to
i'.twell county and the west -nd of
vie 14th congressional district the
'list of the week. He was accompan
ied by Hon. Wm. Kitchen of St. Lou's.
Hairy Kage was appointed to serve
as policemamn on the Broadway beat
while Policeman Wilson is on the sick
list. Mr. Wilson become ill last Fri-
pouirddp '.i-rmijEig s
I Mir jo uos jsaiJuno.
Charles Darnell and family are
moving back to the Cape this week.
Last fall Mr. Darnell rented a farm
6 miles southwest of Poplar PdclT and
moved to it. Mr. Darnell said his
crop was a failure on account of the
drought and that he had lost a good
deal of money by the ventcre. He
paid a cash re-nt on the 80 acre farm
and thro was hardly a drop of rain
from the time he planted corn. He
also set out
plants and did not raise a single tub
er. Charles McKee, a traveling sales
man for Swift and Co., has been at
home sick for the past two weeks.
He expects to go on the road again
Monday but will be assigned a new
terrktoi-y. Another man was put on
in the territory which he formerly
covered while he was sick.
O. O. Taylor of Fornfelt, renre
sentative of the Metropolitan Life
Insurance Co., for Il'mo. Fornfelt
and Chaffee for the past three or focr
years was in Cape Wednesday to
make -final settlement with the dis
trict office in this city. Mr. Taylor
has resigned his posiion to go to
work as train auditor for the Mo.
Pac. He held a position of this
kind once before.
Get Your Mcilt at th
a splendid place to Mt. Wa ahraya
serve the beat.
Fat oar home made plea.
' Drink oar delicious coffee
care for him. It is said he was work
ing at the spcllway .iob near Delta.
Georere McBride, owner of the;
of town lc. watch for the robbers, saw
f . m.
Idar.ha hotel, bought a 47 foot lot nj l- ore- 1 no
i-.rii'iii'i.'ii ni fiifi'Ti'- r:i 11:11 mi i i
west, a few days ago and it is re
ported that he will enlarge th.2 hotel
at an oppoitune time when the war
ends. The purchase was made from
The 47 feet just bought by McBride
makes 94 feet he own on Broadway.! night. When she cr.lled out the bur-
while the build:nr extends alone : flar fled. An investigation aUer re
the man running and called to Kan
tsonr to ask f the robbers had l- n
m i", wore :x
a ie-aa-c iiortl .-uit tiv.""
p.dice;r.an said Hansom and the pi-1 a
1 iceman searched Ii"? alley bnx could ti
rind no trace of tae burglar.
Mrs. L G. Manning, of Xort'r lien-
i ii 1 1 i ji u,...
ierson, was eusiu; om ny in'- 0f tj,orc
glar's flash light about !!:"' I- r'3y
wrk. The police of c.e
Xo li-'-usi'.- n r;uTr
tire niht. iju'etly
portions of the t-il
never r.I)'o to calc1
-. r.r.d thr c-iief
v.-cj-o Lip tl: n-'
rdipping into nU
visitrd, but wore
a !;Iimr-t of any
we i molested.
TI'. - ?i't ; Y;c-ai!y heard of the
wholesale pTurting cf .-hr'.gun bat-
t'li s in homes in the citv for the'
s ex? -n..
.'en 1-uiN'aioi:.; vbi:s rre:a t ) have p'ac-
: Mr. Pcarstr.
Tiie hardware stores of
ceased Tiiday nigh I. Or.
the cityjtv-'o holies ie-p .rt d that seme on
Searchlight Peneirates Fog.
Great fog penetrating jower is
claimed fur a se:ir-hli!it tliat hus
!een inventml in Fnni-.-e with a green
ish y I!v glass in front :u:d backed
by a rei!i'cjr tiirt also jirevciits uiois
t:;r' eo!e-itig en the idass.
Fountain street a distanie of liifil left showed that a hole had been cut sold out a k.ge portion of tho.ir stock! poeped into windows or was heard j BLOWOUT WILL GIVE NOTICE
feet. McBride announced that he in-j in the screen deor so the hock could
tended to enlarge .he bcilding in be unfastened. The robber was try-
cvery respect and make it one of the- j in? to get the da ?r when scared off.
best hotels in Soctheast Missouri.
This will not be done until labor and
material is easier to obtain, at the
close of the war.
FIND SUPERMAN IN GYPSY
Englishman Unflinchingly Withstands
Electric Shocks of Varying
London. The military authorities
have discovered a superman in the m t
if "swinging the lead." Xatlian Green,
?.vPsy has been crawling about Rend-
12,000 sweet potato "arracKs m a ouiieu up condition
m iwo sucks.
Twelve doctors have examined him
Mid declared hfm fit nnd specialists
have subjected him to electric shocks
of varying degrees. These lie with
stood unflinchingly, and the special
ists have indorsed the doctors' opin
ion. Green, fywvever, has refused to
hold himself erect and was drafted
to Ireland. He continued in his
doubled-up condition and so rode
while his comrades walked to the sta
up and robbed on Sautli Spanish
stie.ct Sunday night but it was in ail
rst pnrt of this strry
was written It has been ri ported that
'io diamond lest by 11. fl. Fist her, of
of rovehors to citizens of the city j prowling around ISiuurday ami bin-j
Friday. In 'nf. srt-tion of the citv it '::' nights out n- hcu;es we:e rebbod.
-.'-ic nnnnrp- I -. imH-toic inJ It was ninroied that a man was held
.'Irs. liurcn, at ;:! ticiivu-. was ,
awak-ncd by somoone walking in the if n d to organize a community vig-kit'-hen
cr porch. She was at home ilancc co-nralttoe.
visit. She leaked out the window rr.d;.of raiut,,orsv:i)c wa3 visite,i by a'la verified
r.-.v a man on me oacK porn leanms i
. lt , , . , ,;gang cf robbers about two weeks S. nee the
waiting for some ano who was in? i le. j an,t a i'indaed or so houses robbed
Vhon she yelled at the man on the ; luring the- burglary drive.. It is
porch he ran away and was plainly f thought the same gang may have
se n by hrr. He wsi a rather fleshy j come to the. Cape.
young man ani was wearing a disck, j nln-it rverv in-niro th- Tlf.-r.
- - . j.
say, the hcusas were near an alley.
Change of Tires Can Thus Be Made
by Garare Attendant Often Indi
cated by SwaMing.
TWO CHAMPIONS ARE WED
Best Dishwasher and Best Cook Ought
to Make Useful Combination.
Eansa9 City. Kan. Two Kansas
(Champions, the best pastry cook In the ' tne robber was gone escaping through
state and the best dishwasher in the' the garden and garage in the rear of
Locomotive nginecrs I. B. English-state, were married here recently. the house as the open doors and gates
slouch hat and a one-piece suit of
overalls. She onlv saw one man. The
house had been' entered through :i The burglars evidently selected such
window find 20 cents was taken from ! hou.'er In ;d r to have good avc-
a china closet. It.wr.s 0 minutes p;rst
12 by her rlcck.
At 12:,0 Mrs Louis Brinkopf, of
210 North Middle, a half block south
of 3Irs. Euvch's, was awakened by a
light flashed in her face. Nails were j
removed by the thief and the screen;
set down by th? side of the house. i
Mrs. Brinkcpf had the- window raised J
and when the screen was lifted away,
investigations afterwards showed, thojiM
robber had thrust the flash light
through the open window and had !'l"h
i v- ltkU Jb lit J'KJL lal.. IUH 11 til
light was tinned on. The bed wasj
clos"9 to the wall. Mrs. Briokopf madej
the wedding ring when she screamed
and when the echos had died awayl
South Pacific sttvt, was forr.d It
was found in the alley whore Mr. Fis
cher's pants were nbsn loncd by tire
burglar and was returned to the own
er as soon as thi party finding it
leaned of the i b'oery.
Sometimes a blowout will give warn-
I Ir.g beforehand, thus allowing the tir
cb.aiige io lie made by a garage utteinl
ar.t instead of by yourself in sotiit?
sunry spot on the road. If the tire-i
nre inspected in a cursory v:iy every
day you will And that a blowout will
ofu-ii !c in.Ii -iited !y a sv.elling r
Ilia..) on the shoe.
This may be due to a snnd blister.
If nor. watch for a blowout. AVhen the
swtll.ng is caused by a sand blister
tb.uv v. ill he a cut in the vicinity,
thri;:l2 which sand and moisture have
made their way inside, separating the
tr';id from the fabric and furniini; a
and William McMullen and family of
Fornfelt, were in the city on busi
Joe Simmons of Advance was in
the city Wednesday to see his son,
who is a member of the S. A. T. C,
t the Normal.
W. Palmer Oliver has been com
missioned a lieutenant at Scott Avia
tion Field, where he has been in
training for several months. The
lieutenant came home. Wednesday
morning to visit home folks a few
nine, a widow employed as a dishwash
or at the home were the parties,
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DIAliO I1KANU Pll.Ia Z;
yew know as Best. Safest. A Inn G m : ki.
5010 BY DRUGGISTS EIRYWMR
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Francis A. Davis, selventy, a veteran of , showed
the Civil war and chief pastry cook at tv, k xvm- r. v.t-w r W
. I v- uuatt: vi. ti i.i.u.11 i t.ii ..ii "'L i I.
ine csoiuiers norae ai t.eavenwortnf i vti. ur ui . i . i
Knn., and Mrs. Ida N. Wilson, forty-1 7 V," , , -
Jul uurgiai v. as 11 ijcu-.enetj away
before he could find any valuables.
Mr. Brinkopfs mother saw the flash
light and called out to know if her
grandson, Eddie, had stiuek a match.
Mr. Brinkopf thought at once that
the robbqrs were in the house, but
when he got out ,of bed the robber or
robbers were gone.
Telephone calls to the police sta
tion kept the wires hot when the bur-
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