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The Allies and Germany signed an armistice at 1 1 o'clock Thursday and hostilities ceased at
all points on the west front at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.
German representatives advanced to the French outposts under a flag of truce to be conduct
ed to the place where they were to meet General Foch, the Commander of the Allied Armies,
who signed on behalf of the Allies. After the armistice was formally signed, orders to cease hos
tilities were telegraphed to all divisions of combatants.
Vote Of - TWO
MAJOR H0UCK IS
Remuiiuier Of Republican Ticket;
bition Loses In State And
ty But Made GainS
r. y ;n.l countty
mo ic" ! n r
although a .r c l of intci-c. t was
r'Uioi-: a go :d n c interest waf.
L' ld b.:. a . of rr.iiV. vzvi siiaalicn.
G.bc.i ; mo.x-!-: v.:.s ll.e cn'y Democrat elected in tho county, his major
ity over -Fritz firr.it is bf rg 16 vot-rs. F. A. Kage defeated Don Vinyard
icr Common T'kas v. .oil; i.y 1"G votes.
The n ajcr.":.- chains' p oh'b t:on in the ecunty was 732 vote.?, there being
1810 d;y vot -s anJ 2572 f..r the wets. The wet majority in the city of
fp.pe Cira'.Ieuu was 7: Incomplete returns from the state Thursday in
.Ticate. t:raa. ihe am ndr.icnt had been defeated by about "0:000, although
dn- i ; i :.; iefvrrd lo nle defeat.
the laigr c'tf, wh :c tl.e increase in the dry ctvcghalds was in prcpor
in. The ' .".' re'iiir.s r: .1 the return of Jc? Russell to Corgres.i over
,:n 'ge l a-- i.:.'. -. . r. ' !-;. 'ay Jfr. Hays cla med that the result would
L.1 veiy cor v: 'n : ; .y of not mere ti:an 2"0 either way. ln-licaticns
r;a 'v -1 .cvc-al
lews al noon Thursday.
The vote in the county was very
l?ght. The total vot? was nearly
V,)) vzl i belo v that of two years
ago. Theccmbine-1 vote rf Spencer and
Folk was 5068. The total vote cast
for the senatoriol candidates, Reed
and Dickey, two years agowas 6753,
Reed ire : v r.g H020 cf 'the number
an I D: I. y 1.
over nr, Cn? CI ! . i i-.uinty, t
hSX ! Y.ViVi ViJ I fto'
Defeated Prohi -
was one cf the quietest on record,
shown at the la. t. Up to the day of j
.shown at the last
Up to the day of
The wets made marked gains in)
hurdml oter ever the vote cast for i
nvtarns r.re com:ng in very s'ow from the count'es in
:ii.tr:ct The Russell managers have received no late
the largest given to any candidate.
The returns indicate that half or two
thirds of the Wilfley men scratched
the Democratic candidate.
The latest returns indicate that
Spencer's majority in the state wilr be
nearly 3v),000. Spencer's plurality in
St, Louis was a little more than 35,-
I CCO. Fo'.k ran behind in nearly every
(Coniinurd cn Page 6.)
CAPE GIRARDEAU TRIBUNE, CAPE GIRARDEA?
SCOTT COUNTY MEN
BUY GUERNSEY HERD
Eighty-Four f fcoffaghlred? Will
Be Distributed Air.ong New
ighiy-four head - of regirtered
rnicy cattle, among thorn some oil
the most fan.cus ir.-tho Unilcd Stales.'
.eiv-i puiI.arud l::t v.vok by Fathcc-;
j eighteen of jiis nigl bors.
Viio l.'.-u! was pu-cnascd iiom..v.
Henry Dell &. Sm, near Louisville '
In this large ccllcct'on are K.mei
! of the best bloc:leJ Guernsey in tho
Ur,itc;l stat"' Tb!s s t!' n:'"1 0'0! of t!, ricnost-as wel1 as onc cf the:
cf y ?:ze to bo boa1,t SHi-iTnost beauffuland accomplished, girls 1
east M'sreuri farmer.-.
It pn-.-o:- Scctt county in :ie lead of
Southeast ?.I:ssouri as a dairying
c: Titer, her the past several years
ther ?.Ioenlg ha. u:gcd noigli-
i cattle wi'.h Lho.cugiVbvd.v and by esn-
j rtar.Uy prec.:r.g belter cAUc and
' more returns, he has fm'dly induced
- f i a i .1
Scott enntv is an excellent da::yiall cf hcv nersonal nrcnertv. which I
cr.tir.tv. and in the v'.cinitv of Xewi
Han-bg, where Moenig lives, the,
land is especially adapted for milk
wl better production. The eighty-
four brad cf Guernseys bought last
week will be div'ded among these
farmers: Joe Schuemcr, Oscar Lin-;
hail, Joseph Dii-nbergor, Phillip Bi-
cher, Theon Crojean. John C. Scherer,'
i Ton-; Glaetter, Leo Menz, Henry Wel-
iter Frank Miederhog, Henry Dreck-'
rr.cyer, Lee Bucher, Jlike Di mberger, "
Arthur etter, Louis - Danh-nmuei.'or,
Tom Xewton. Wiir. Log: an 1. i
Thco e"ghteen farmers with Fr. j
M:cn compose the X'ew Hamburg
Guernsey breeders' Association, which
was fcimd when plans were complet
ed to purchase the Kentucky herd.
Father Moenig, in discussing the
purchase said: "It 's the result of let
ting the farmers r?c what others arc
doing. Two years ago twelve farmers
from X'ew Hamburg went to Wiscon
sin to see what the farmers in that
dairy country Avere doing. As a rc-
suit seven pure bred s and many; hopes that the hcuse where Mr-3. f on a real estate deal consummated by
grades were height. irw we have j Leyhe lived ca nbe saved for the loca-1 him. In Ji3 petition claims that he
organized an assoc'at"on of pure bred tion of a future library. aided Masterson in a deal by which he
breeders here at home. The herd we; Diamonds and jewelry valued at $1,-' traded two houses and lot3 in Cape,G -have
bought will be distributed among 200 which were the property of Mrs. .
the members of the association. The Leyhe were turned over to Mr. Blatt-! '' ('Contiued on page 7)
(Continued on page 7)
MRSLEYBE, S WILL
FILED IN COURT
After Deeding 4l E!aie To
Library. Wills All PerBonal
Property To Old Nurse
Tho will of Mils. Horry Leyhe, the
popular and well known 'Capo Grar
,lpau woman who dlcdv about three J
weeks ago was filed in the Common'
i Pleas fcurt to be probated afcw:?
j days ago. The settlement will be made'
by Charles Blattner, public adminis
jn the days of her young woman-j
hood 3Irs. I.eyhe was considered one
j in the c'ty.
! The esta
The estate has dimished until it ist
modest as compared
vcars. She was the daughter of John
Filbuin, one of the leading merchants I ing the plaintiff certain false, defam
of Cape Giraideau, during his life' atory nnd slandeiur, words, to-wit:
After stating in her will that she
already disposed cf her real es-j
t.io Airs Tv-ie l'ave and bonucstcdi
. i i
consisted of household furniture,
clothing, cut glass, china and jewelry,!
wh'ch she pressed at the time of her j
(iealh (o M S3 yCTla Almstedt. j
jiiss Almstedt was her nurse and;
15 in her childhood, musiiv
teacher in her girlhood and faithful
companion throughout her entire life.1
-rh;3 0i,4 friend and companion at-!
tended her through her long illness, '
and doath She is to livc in thcl
jrethcr, until her death, free of rent. !
Some time before her death Mrs.
Leyhe deeded her real estate property '
in this city to the Cape Girardeau
Fi'blic Library Association. There is,!
however, a mortgage of $7,500 on thej
property, which consists of three
houses in the blcck fn which 6he liv-'
ed and the building on Water street
in which the Cape Dairy Products
Company is quartered. After the
mortgage is satisfied, the remainder
will be used for the benefit of the Pub-
lie Lbrary. The Library Associat'on,
ner by Miss Almsteadt.
be sold and the proceeds will.be used
',' MO., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER S, 1913.
MRS. COLLINS FILES! Paris' November 7 The greatest war in
crnnfl HAMATE CIHTe historv of the world was terminated at
45UUU UAMAuli oUl! itwo o'clock Thursday afternoon.
! Suspension of hostilities followed the sign-
-2c an.armi8tice;thf4i3earlier. -
in Common Pleas I The German delegation of representatives
Mrs. Sadie Colin of North Fred-J
o;Ick street, wife of Tan oil Collins,;
formerly a cleik ir. the Tlobbs st.:ej
Water street, has bi ought
damage suit in the Common
i'iMs louix 01 uns uiy aj.;...
tor Lalumetlier of Helbvue street.;
iiumoder at present Employed "
in the Cotton Relt lion Mountain office;
TllP potition for lbe suit v;hirh was
filed this week is as follows: "Plain-
! tin" state? that defendant on day
. . .
of October in the presence and hear-
fnrmor.r.f divers Dersons wilfully, wantonly,!
and maliciously spoKe c.t ana concr-.n-,
'That there were thieves in town and i
that there was a woman with them
and that he knew who she was; mat ,
Sadie Collins, meaning plaintiff, was;
one of the th:eves; that she came to
lvs home anout 2 o cock in the morn-
. . .
ing and attempted to brea into Ms;
house; and that when ne saw ner sue ,
ran awav down the alley. i
"Flaintiff further states that the
words so utteretl and spoken of and
concerning her were untrue; and that
she has been greatfy injured in her
cood name and fame to her damage
in the sum cf five thousand dollars."
Pe0Ple liv5n in the neighborhood
bur;lars scarpg Jn th;g city
Lalumedicr and his wife told themj
they were awakened by a noise in'
their back yard one night and that !
when they raised the blind they saw
Mrs. Collins standing near the window
and that she immediately ran away,
This statement reached the plaintiff
and was the basis of the suit.
Another suit that was filed in the
Common Pleas Court last week was
that of Early P. Ellis, a real estate
dealer, against Elam W. Mastercon.
Ell's is suing to collect $400 which
he claims is due him a a commission
to pay the expenao of her illness and
other claims against the estate.
line under a white flag.
At the time the armistice was signed tho
army of the Allies were smashing their way
forward on a line 150 miles long and extend-
m& vim iiic otnciui
j ng the Germans and
Officials at Washington were await-
ing for official confirmation of the
news yesterday. While no contirma-
(inn Vmil lifpn itpmv(iI miln J ict niwi t.
was generally expecteu. newspapers
received the first repoit of the ann
istice. A short time before the armistice
rity of Soian The retirement of the
Germans were in th natuv of a rout.
The nown rf the surrender of tier-
many yesterday wa.i greeted by the
nreatet. ileriiiw -stint "mi ever nprnri ;nr
n;rnilIpni, wll:st,M ,w'lf r":!', ' " '
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A.D. Parker Is Organized Lod
ges For American Brother
hood Of Railway fraetman
A. D. Parker returned Monday
from a trip which took him to Sikes-
ton, Toplar duff, Dtlta and other
points in the interest of the American
Brotherhood of Railway Trackmen, of
which he was recently appointed or
ganizer. The A. B. of R. T. is composed of
section men, extra gangs adn other
railroad employes cf the kind. Un-
ions of these workers are being or
ganized on every railroad in the coun-
try. An artmpt will be made by the
unions to hold up their wages to an
suitable and just basis which they
have reached under government con-
arrived at the Allied
.kj intr iV t;U5.t? , UGUimai-
driving them in a com-
bells ling, auto loads of people dro
through the streets cheering, ycliinj.,
and waving flag.-, drums were pound
ed, guns fired and ail eonee'vable
kind'; cf "ii03 were ntatie.
A!! k'nds r.f business ar.d industry
practically ceased for the day; at 2
o'clock an immense procession, head
ed by the Schuchcrt band, the boys
i scouts and the shoe factory employes,
Many of the autos carried tin lard
cans and other vessels, which were
used in making a noise, and a great
; celebration took place. Xo doubt tho
s?nmf h'inn.nA.l n j x
trol. Although it is conceded that
; track work is important to the opera
tion of a railroad, and tho wage. of
these workers wore the lowr.'t of any
on the rad-3 liefore the war. One dol
lar and a quarter a .'ay was the h:gh st
paid on any rostd in this pait ox th-i
The headquarter rf the organiza-
J tion for thi ; state is at Bonn" Terre.
The work cf organization Ts proceeding
on many of the big trunk line systems
throughout the Unittd States and is
said to have the encouragement of
Secretary MeAdoo. It is believed thnt
if these workers an present a united
front they can command decent wages,
otherwise they will drop back to their
former level when the government re
An organization has been perfected
m Cape Girardeau and practically ev
riy working man in the lines specified
above has joined. Each member is al
lowed a benefit of one dollar a day
when sick and unable to work and a
bu-ial fund if death ensues.