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Vol. XIII
Cape Girardeau, MtGCOuri, Friday, October 13, 1911.
Ho.
HE IS ITINERANT
I IV
EACIIER
Rivers Present Great
for Evangelist, ' as
Uun Thick with 1
in the Most Pitiabh
I'lini standi.
Field
They
'eople
Cir-
Starting
with throe
sixteen years ago
children and 7 cents
in caslvj Dr. and Mrs. .A. S.
One, of Chicago, have traveled
over 300,000 miles of waterways
in u skill, preaching the gospel
to all with whom they came in
contact. They arrived at Cape
Girardeau last Friday, visited
the police station and the county
jail.
Dr. One started down
the river in hia canvas covered
skiff Sunday, bound for New
Orleans, which place ho expects
to roach about January 1. When
asked how he would come north
again he replied that they in
tended to walk. In proof of
their ability as pedestrians he
said that he and his wife, who
is CO years old, walked from
Denver, Colo., to Omaha, Neb.,
in just one month. "And I'm
the poorest walker of the two,"
he added.
"Our mission here," said Dr.
Orne. "is to inquire into the
conditions of children, to inspect
charitable and corrective institu
tions and to extend advice. Dr.
Orne says that he originated
States, one thousand six hun
alms vears asro. In his fifteen
years of travel in the interests
of humanity he has visited all
the penitentiaries of the United
States, one thousand six hun
dred alms houses and one thous
and eight hundred jails.
"I am not a reformer in the
usually accepted meaning of that
word," Dr. Orne said. "lam
an investigator who lays before
th? public the results of the in
vestigations. The reformer can
accomplish nothing, all reforms
must come from the people. I
aim to lay before each commu
nity the results of my investiga
tions, with suggestions as to
what my experience has taught
me are the proper methods of
dealing with the problems in
each community."
During more than a quarter
century dealing with deficient
and delinquent children, a ma
jority of whom had gone wrong,
I am convinced, beyond perad
venture, that their fall is due
directly to the failure of parents
two fundamental duties they
owe to their offspring.
First, that parents should at
all times, from earliest child
hood, have that priceless posses
sion, the genuine confidence of
their child; a confidence which
will cause the child not merely
to obey, but also to trust and to
feel implicitly that the parent
is all times and under all circum
stances the best friend, the most
constant companion and the
wise.it and most willing coun
selor. Second, that, in order to earn
and to deserve his confidence,
parents must be frank in re
sponding to the natural inquiries
of their child; yea, more, they
must divine the unspoken ques
tion at the right time, and
answer it clearly and in a man
ner that will invite further
questions as the child develops
into manhood and womanhood.
I know the difficulties involved
in th:3. even for the more intel
ligent an! educated parents. But
I know only too well that too
many parents live in a fools'
ptrdine of belief that their
f i!;nce rpell ignorance- t:nl
innocence on the part of thtj
children. j
It cannot be too emphatically j
repeated that every child minsr-j
ling witncUicr cmM'f n, woollier j
mi private or m puMic school,
is going to k-arn much even at
the age of 10, and, in circles in
which children are not carefully
guarded, even aa early as seven.
The words picked up. the
thoughts awakened, arouse the
inquiring mind. If the silent
inquiry be felt and responded to
by the p irent3 a relation is es
tablished which, developed by
mutual confidences, throws a
protecting mantle over the little
one that in many cases will
guard it for life. If the spoken
or unspoken query be avoided or
checked the first barrier is raised,
which, followed by the conven
tional story, easily and quickly
discovered to be untrue, destroys
mutual confidence between par
ents and children, which is the
missing link of today.
A mother disregarded some
rumors that came to her about
her 11-year-old daughter. She
pooh-poohed them, declaring that
she knew her child, and that the
child's "innocence" and ignor
ance were absolute protection to
her. The mother's discovery of
her mistake was something
heartbreaking to witness.
Harry Thaw is one of my neg
lected boys, and the Pullrrfti
boys, both of whom I knew per
sonally, and often insisted upon
their father giving them a trade,
their mother J'avorirsr them
j drinking wine and stating that
they were to l3 society gentle
men. Two years after Mr. Pull
man's death they both died
drunkards.
Now, what is the lesson to be
derived from these and many
like experiences? As I said be
fore, one can never be sure that
knowledge of the physical con
sequences will be complete pro
tection to a girl. But that knowl
edge she should possess, and
possess early as a first covering.
While knowledge alone, without
character, will never save, the
fear of consequences will oft
times brace up a weak girl to
resist to the uttermost.
Some wise teachers have been
able to impart much, valuable in
formation in the regular course
in physiology and hyge.ne to high
school classes as a normal and
natural part of the course with
out any undue emphasis. The
task, however, is an extremely
delicate one, and, except in the
hands of the wisest and most
experienced, is apt to be full of
danger.
Is the poor girl to blame? So
ciety itself, not fully awakened
to its obligation, is responsible.
To condemn and to destroy the
bad is not enough; it must be
replaced by the positive good; a
real preparation for life, includ
ing an industrial education and
the knowledge of herself, for
the school girl; and the oppor
tunities for healthful and pleas
urable recreation, under decent
influences and auspices, for
everyone.
If a mother begins talking
with her daughter on these sub
jects at an early age, she will
invite her confidence in all such
matters as she grows older. The
girl who can go to her mother
for such information, feeling
that she will be heard with sym
pathy and will be given an intel
ligent reply, is much more likely
to follow her mother's advice in
matters pertaining to these and
kindred subjects.
, vVl'..J XJ , i
The Ib'rr.H has made special
arrangements with The Lndk'si ;
World Publishing Company to:
furnish the Ladies' World along
with The Herald at the low price!
of SI for one year, v, hich will ',
give you one of the best woman's !
publications printed in this coun-,
try, as well as all the local news-
of thi3 section. The winter j
months are coming on and you I
will want a good, substantial;
magazine to read during the'
long winter nights and besides J
if you are riot already a sub-;
scriber to The Herald this is
your opportunity to get tne
paper. We are making this offer ;
to those who are in arrears as;
well as new subscribers, and it;
will be of interest to you to look .
at the date on your paper and if j
behind with your subscription'!
come in or send One Dollar to ;
U3 for both The Herald and j
Ladies' World, along with a do!-!
lar for back payment. We can-1
not send both papers to those in I
arrears unless the back sub-;
scription is paid, and this offer ;
to new subscribers will be with-;
drawn in a few weeks, our rea-j
son for making the offer being ,
to put The Herald in the hands ;
c f those who are not already on
our list, in order that they may'
see the food paper we are print-;
ing. While the World is devoted
to household affairs, there are
many features that will appeal
to the men. Send in your orders
today before the proposition is
withdrawn.
The Republicans in conven
tion at Trenton, N. J., endorsed
President Taft for re-election.
It's Up to the Merchant.
The big mail order merchan
dise houses .have built up their
immense trade through news-;
paper advertising and are al-'
ways ready to accept space in :
the country newspapers, but as a '
local institution The Herald pre-;
fers to sell its space to the local 1
merchants, yet if they fail to
avail themselves of the oppor-j
Mr.:i; Tin: Hi':; you can nuv at
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KG t 1K11NU AL-U
The finest Broadcloth, 01 iwhes wide, sponged and shrunk; .old
ervjy where at per yard our retiring price C1.JM
Fifty-t'our-ineh Broad'doth, the hest vahte-x ever offered at 1.00
per yard our retiring price T."
fifty -ineh all -wool, s pone J and shrunk, hlue or black Scree,
worth our retiring price ?J)c
All our Dress Good iuu:-t he cleaned out. We offer the entire
Iin of line? floods, worth 50c, for JSS
All Dress Goods worth if 1.00, for 7,"e
INFANTS' UNDERWEAR.
A fine knitted lleeced Undervest, worth 2oc, for ll)c.
A fine mercerized Undervest, worth 25e, for 10c
A line Kuehens medium-weight Undervest, worth 25c, for . . : IDc
Kitchens' Vests, worth 50c, for tlDc
Infants' Woolen Bands, worth 50c, for 30c
, GLOVES
Ladies' dressed and undressed kid, worth $1.00, now 90c
Ladies' dressed and undressed kid, worth $1.50, now . . ... .SI. 15
They are in colors tan; hrown, pray, oxford, mode, and in
white and black.
Long 16-button Kid Gloves, in colors tan, black and white;
worth $3.50, for enly 52.75
Ladies' Gauntlet Gloves, worth $1.25, for: 9Sc
LADIES' AND MISSES' MEDIUM-WEIGHT, LONG--
SLEEVE VESTS.
ises' Vests, worth 15e, now 11c
s' Vests, worth 20c, now 15c
Ladies' Vests, worth 85c, now 23c
Ladies' Vests, worth 50e, now ISSc
Good line of ladies' and misses' knit medium-weight Pants,
at close-out prices.
All of our reserved stock of 9-4 and 10-4 bleached and brown
Sheeting, the best values ever offered, are. now on sale.
Six dozen white fluted Curtain Poles, with fixtures, will sell at,
each 8c
No matter what anyone may say about it, I am going to retire from
business and my entire stock is being sold for that purpose. If you want
to save from 25 to 50' per cent on your purchases, you can do so by buy
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Federal Court.
Many cases were taken up in
tunity to tell the public of their : the Federal grand jury here this
wares through our columns we week one 0f the most important
will as a matter of expediency being the case of the govern
accept advertising from the cata-1 ment vs. Houck Railroad offii-
log houses. We have often
been requested to lambast the
foreign dealer by men who did
not carry a line of advertising in
our paper and never did fre
qently by men who say it don't
pay to advertise. In acknowl
edging that mail order houses
are making inroads into the ter
ritory of merchants of the smaller
towns is evidence that -ADVERTISING
DOES PAY, and be
stowing credit where credit is
due we are frank to say that the
catalog houses will eventually
control the merchandise interests
of this country unless modern
methods are employed to offset
tneir trade. The public depends
on newspapers to supply them
with information as the latest
goods out. They can and do
look at the advertisements of
catalog houses at their homes,
which show cuts of the good3,
description, price, etc., and buy
the goods and have them deliv
ered at their door with little
trouble. .Doe3 it appear reason
able that they will ride milc3 to
buy of you without knowing
whether you can supply them
cials. charged with interfering
with constructing the govern
ment levee south of the city,
last December. The total fines
assessed against the officials
were $5000, the judge assessed
the fine3 and the cases were ap
pealed to a higher court. Ches
ter H." Krum of St. Louis and
Lane & Alexander of this city
were council for the defense,
and the Government was repre
sented by Chas. H. Daues,
United States District Attorney.
Several minor cases were tried
and disposed of, but up to press
time we were unable to get the
final results.
For this term of the federal
court the following have been
chosen to serve on the petit jury:
Ed Spiller, E. W. Williams,
Caruthersville; Silas Hudson,
Ponder; Harry Hunter, More
house; J. Q. D. Whitner, Mar
qudnd; Clayton Fisher, C. C.
Pinr.ell, L. R. Bowman, Sikes
ton; Monroe Ward, Clubb; O. C.
Blakemore. Kennett; August
Boehler, Apploton; Charles Tor
ter, Campbell; Kelly Barker,
East Prairie; J. H. Stark, Char-
with the wanted article? The leston; C, C. Ivy, Piedmont; S.
big mail order houses say no, IE. Windes. Sam Galbraith, Van
advertise in newspapers and Buren; O. E. Eggimann, Dutch,
magazines and as a result take' town; C. P. McDaniel, Senath;
orders out of your har.di becausa Emory Ik.rris, Daisy; S. W.
you refuse to advertise. Forsyth, Cottonwood Point; Claua
Kerstncr, Gordoaville; P. L.
Bess, Lutesville; Joseph Deguire,
Jr., Fredericktown; G. B. Far-
ris. Farrenburg; Charles James
Willis Turner, R. Kirkpatrick,
Poplar Bluff; L. C. Griffin, Bess
ville; John Hunter, Mill Spring.
The following have been se
lected for the grand jury: - Hy.
Clements, Centerville; Charles
Harris, McMullin; A. S. Ken
drick, W. R. Slack, Jeff Clock,
Charleston; Louis Doris, George
Allison, Poplar Bluff; B. S.
Ijams, Doniphan; Samuel Carter,
Martin Krueger, Cape Girar-iFrv
Frisco Preparing to Haul Tropi
cal Fruits.
That the Frisco is making ex
tensive preparations to enter
the tropical fruit hailing busi
ness in dead earnest is apparent.
Only a couple of days ago it was
announced that" 2,'500"ref rii &
tor cars had been purchased for
use on gulf coast lines of the
Frisco. On the heels of this
comes the word that the Frisco
is dickering with the United
deau; Abner Wilkins, Horners-
ville; Lee Reddick, Bloomfteld;
D. E. Green, .Caruthersville;
John C. Doerr, Perryville; Gar
rison Samp!, Lutesville; R. L
Abernathy.Neely ville; Asa Estes,
Taskee; J. R. Anderson, Card
well; Thomas Angell, Patterson;
Joe Winchester, Sikeston; J. II.
Kimbre, Hollywood; J. K. Rob
bins, New Madrid; E. S. Lett,
Marquand.
This
n
,ornpany.
means that
tb
fine luncheon
occasion. It
The Order of Eagles held a
rousing meeting in their hall
last night and besides transact
ing general business of the order
also partook of a
prepared for the
was in the nature of a get
together meeting and L. Hen
drickson, the Worthy President,
was ably assisted by the Worthy
Secretary, J. T. Meyers, and
other officials of the organization
in their efforts to renew interest
and make the Aeria one of the
best in the state.
win come mta direct competi
tion with the Illinois Central cut
of New Orleans for the fruit
traffic between that city and St.
Louis and Chicago, including
practically all the fruit business
of the Mississippi Valley. The
United Fruit Company is at
present shipping about 20.000
cars of fruit out of New Orleans
annually.
It is believed that within the
next year or two this business
will jump to from 23,000 to CO."
000 cars yearly. It is claimed
th.3t the business has been
cramped on account of the in
ability of the Illinois Central to
handle the traffic. This means
that the coming of the Frisco
into the field will be welcomed
by the shippers and assures the
road a share of the business
which naturally, with the in
creased transportation fAci'ities,
will grow, Houston, Texas
Chronicle.

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